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Novelties for Christmas
Wc otter rt stock of elegant Fancy Boxes for
Others fillcil with delicious candy nml
Gunther's Fruit Glace
Superior Pastry for Christmas
GERMAN HONEY CAKE, PEPPERNUTS, MATZE
PAN. PIES AND CAKES. TREE ORNAMENTS, TINSEL,
BON H0N3 FROM PARIS.
One vctc in Doll Contest Riven with every 25 cent
tnmly niul cake purchase.
Hofcl, near Union Street.
We have just what you are looking for in a nice
Christmas present for husband, son, or gentlemen friends
in FIPE nnd CIGAR BOXES. MATCH SAFES, SHAVING
OUPS. MIRROR. MILITARY BRUSHES, WATCHES, STUDS,
LINK BUTTONS, SCAM' PINS, RINDS, and a host of other
All goods guaranteed cs represented. Prices arc right.
M. R. COUNTER
1145 Fort St.
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When you buy furniture of us on
the installment plan, $10.00 paid
;"" " ?i".uu per monm will
furnish your home. .
Quality here is as high as our
tcrni3 are easy and prices low.
COYNE FURNITURE COMPANY
IN NAVY DEPT
Sccrctar" Meyer to Abolish Several
1 Burcius .Officers to Be Advis.
Heeding, llio cry for reform In nn
al affairs, Sccrclaiy Meyer on Wcd-
Mvilay will Inaugurate Hie most
sweeping ehnnges In the Navy dc-
imrtment since tho cHtnhllshmcnt ot
llio litircnu system In 1812. Win-
M'lf a director of liankn nnd inanu-
farlutlng companies In Now Kuglnud
In times past, he liopcH to put the
department on a IiusIuohs basis ho-
1 joint Iho dreams of predecessors. Tho
(keynote of IiIh reforms In the ,sul-
' ordination of tho bureau chief ot tho
I Summarized, tho essential changes
1 In the Meyer plan nre: "The selec
tion of four icsponslble advisers on
midjccis wiiuiu 1110 lour Kruups iiuu
which duties of tho department fall,
to lie known as tho aide for matc
1I.1I, tho 11I1I0 for personnel, Iho aldi
for operations of the fleet and tho
aide for Inspections.
Tho grouping of the bureaus Into
.two divisions ol material and per
sonnel, according to tho nature ot
Tho establishment of n division of
operations of the fleet.
Tho establishment of a modern
nnd efficient cost keeping system In
the Navy Department and at navy
The separation of navy-yard work
Into divisions of hulls and machin
ery. The abolishment of tho board of
Tho abolishment of the bureau, of
Henceforth, It Is announced, the
0 Ulcers who fight the ships nro to
have more Influence In tho Navy de
partment. Chosen men from unions them nro
to bo tho official eyes and cars of
tho secretary, ladon with full res
ponsibility fnr their reports. Tho
secretary, however, will, retain his
administrative and cxecutlvo power
for his own exercise and thnt of tho
assistant secretary of tho navy. All
the refoilns go Into effect Dec. 1,
except the abolishing of tho llurenu
of Equipment, which Congress alone
The aldo for lopcratlons of llho
fleet will bo Hear Admiral Illclinril
Walnwrlght, commander of tho third
division of the Atlantic fleet.
j llio aldo for personnel will bo
Hear Admiral Win. Swift, rom.niiml.
ant ot the Iloslon navy ynrd.
The aide for Inspection will be!
Capt. Anron Ward, recently super
visor or the New York hnrbor, who
will becomo a rear admiral on Jan.
Ileglnnld v. Nlckerson. n member
of tho hoard of Inspection nnd sur-voj-,
will be made chief of tho bu
reau (if navigation, vleo Iottcr.
When Mr. Meyer assumed ofllco
ho found some confusion in the de
partment and In tho nnvy yards, duo
lo changes Instituted by 8ec. New
berry a few weeks before Iho rloso
of his administration, steps were
taken -to ascertain how far It was
desrlablo to follow tho reforms by
Tho Sperry board was created lo
leport how tho various, conflicting
orders and regulations could best bo
reconciled. Then came tho Loutz
board, which wcro asked to make
recommendations concerning tho con-
knit (In t tnt . 1 .
, w,i u lw iiureau or steam en
Serpent Tongue Man
Cannot Be Found
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Real Oriental Embroidery
b a sure gift for a tasteful friend, Our stock contains
tabic covers, center pieces, doilies, etc.
You will find all 'kinds of toys here.
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. IP Iron Fence '
.liawajiao Iron fence and Jlonnracnt Works
NEXT TQ YOUNO DLDU.. 1761C0 KING STREET
The F. Thomas Parisian Dvelni? Wnrl(. Rtm rrnn!AA utta
dyers. . .
Klneorlng with other bureaus, a stop
undertaken by Sec. Nowberry. Fin.
ally Sec. Moyer appointed tho Swift
board to consider tho reports of tho
other boards and to mako recommen
dations for tho Improvement of tho
business methods of the department.
With theso reports as a basis, Sec.
Moyer has evolved his plan ot re-
Tho Kccrolary found thnt tho bu
reaus of tho department wore Indo
pendent of 0110 nnolhor nnd that ho
must decide all differences between
bom The aides are to advise him
on these points.
' "If tho secretary, seqks advlco
from Individual omeers." said Mr
fori'" '1!;"",uVn "PlnlnliiK his re.
forms, ,e gets advlco which may
m; good, but which Is not respo".
ml, S"fll,w"rM ,0 Individuals,
moreover, gives assurances o
"nMnulty of policy or responslhl"-
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Lii', T .comei "8-
.V.-H uiomiora i abolished. Thla
oard was created .,rii.. ... ' '
reaus. ' betweon the bu-
Vjunder the Meyer plan tho operat
j B branch yhlch deals directly "with
he. military use of tho fleet wor
2n"1 c m'Jltary fCat"rCa "
coastructlon In consultation with
0 Ronoral board, of which the Tow
fo'0,e.r"t,OB" W"' ''8 n'"
I.m reM" Wl" ,,a "'"
Pl..n. "naUy ,0 'rl"-e tho actual
With tho crowd, nr 11.. ,...,
eniilhinnm 1... '" """"" or mu
i.J. V. V """"' were porformed
''J' Iho bureau of suiiplle. ami 1
NEW YOltK. Dec. 18. William Wntson, tho Knglloh poet, whoso
attack on the Asqulth family in hU now famous poem, "Tho Woman
With tho Serpent's Tongue," has boon tho talk of tho English and
American literary and social worlds,, has disappeared. Though the
family of tho missing man has Instituted a vigorous search for him, no
tlewB to his whercaboutB have ns yet been discovered.
Watson gained considerable notoriety through his quarrel with
Ulchard Lo Ualllenuc, whom ho challenged to a duel.
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UNCLE TO CZAR DEAD
CA'NNES. Dec. IS. Ills Imporlal Highness the (Irnnd Duke Nlch
olasevltch, uncle of Iho Czar of Russia, died here today.
SAT0LLI IS ILL
HOME, Dec. IS. Ills Eminence, Cardinal Satolll, is critically 111,
ind his condition is causing his physicians much worry.
PARR GETS FORTUNE FROM SUGAR FRAUDS
NEW YOUK, Dec. lot At least $700,000 will probably accruo to
'Dc-pulj', Collector of Customs IMchnrd l'arr for his part In unearthing tho
gigantic frauds connected with tho weighing of sugar. Collector of tho
Tori Loeb today approved Parr's demand for a share of tho monoy re
covered by tho' government through his astuteness, nnd at tho most
conservative estimate tho amount m 11st bo sufficient to mako l'arr a very
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' - HOUSE RUSHES BUSINESS
WASHINGTON, Dec. 18. Sixteen hundred and six bills wcro In
troduced In the house of representatives up to Hiq. times of tho holiday
recess. Two hundred nnd elghtj'-olght resolutions were also Intro
duced during that time. This is 11 11 unusual amount of work to ho
disponed (ft during tho prcholldny imj's of the session,
REPORT SUBMITTTED BY GOV. FREAR '
WASHINGTON, Dec. 18. Tho annual rcirt of tho Hon. Walter
F. Frear, Governor of Hnwall, was ninilo public today, Tho report
fchows the Territory 4o bo In a flour Idling condition.
EASTERN TRAINMEN WANT MORE WAGES
I'lTTSHUUll,! Dec. 19. Tho llrothcihood of Hallway Trainmen to
day sent out notifications that a general Increase In wages must bo
granted. Sevcntj'-llvo railroads eat.t of tho Mississippi nro affected by
the demand, which goes Into effect Tuesday. In Its ultimatum, tho
brotherhood Insists thac Increases ranging from S to 40 per cent bo
granted. About "MOO trainmen would bo concerned should tho demand
bo compiled with. '
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SOON ALL HAY STACK MASTS
SEATTLE, Dec. lll.-Tho warships of tho I'acillc fleet nro to be
equipped1 with the new skelcton'masts In tho spring. The order has been
Issued by tho navy departmont and arrangements will bo mado it
once to curry out instructions. .
RECEIVED AS SAVIOR OF COUNTRY
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, Dec. 10. Madrlz nrrlved hero today
was hailed as tho savior of his country amid wild demonstrations.
ilcnso was Um throng of persons nsbombled lo greot him that a party or
Madrlz' friends wore forced to form themselves into a bodyguard, and,
with revolvers drawn, fnrco a pnssago through tho mob In order to
reach tho hotel.
GIVES HOME FOR CAUSE
NEW YOKK, Dec. 19. In orilot to aid tho suffragists In their fight
Mrs. llcluiont placed n mortgage of ll 00,000 on her Madison Squaro
homo, The facts In tho case became public today when Mrs." llclmont
Lnllcd four striking workers out of Jail. Sho gavo her homo as securi
ty for tho ball money nnd madu tho statement that the property Is
covered by 11 $100,000 mortgage, She then oxplalncd her reason for
mortgaging tho home.
Hon, It Is to he noted that Rear Ad
miral W. S. Cowles, brother-in-law
of former Prcs. Roosevelt, Is now
tho head ot tho bureau.
At tho navy yards Mr. Meyer haB
decided to divide the single manufac
turing department established by Mr.
Newberry Into-two divisions ono of
machinery nnd tho other of h,ulls
"according with tho general practlco
In this country, England nnd Ocr-
depondont Inspections of ships, shore
stations and technical matters un
der tho bureaus could bo hnd. That
Mr, Meyer will provldo by his now
division of Inspection.
Tho existing bureau of yards, tho
martno corps'iimi certain other bran
ches of tho'depaitmont, not loglcnl
ly Included In any orio of tho four
divisions of duties will bo nlaccU
under tho assistant socrctiiry.
;;i:iwr,un liAummx. j. Abadie, Prop.
The commandants mid captains at PANAMA CANAL
the yards will be kept there Inns' 1 OPEN FIVE MILES
enough to ensure continuity of po- WASHINGTON. Nov 23 Klvo
ley and tho commandants will bo miles of the Panama ca'nal i.avo been
the only representatives of the do- opened to navigation,, from tho point
partmont at tho yard. In ,l0 bay or Panama lo tIm .wharves
llio Nowborry plan gavo the so- at Haiboa. simin,ui,i,,a ..i..i.. 1...
nlor naval constructor nt tho yards tween Sap Francisco and Panama ami
power that Sec. Meyer lodges with the west coast ports of South Amo-
the commandant. rlcn and Panama aro using this part
inefficient work, or Irregularities ot tho cannl itnltv
under tho different bureaus, Sec., should the U. S. S. Iluffalo go to
.Moyer found, has beou Inspected usu- Panninn in t,iin m,.Pi
ally by officers of theso bureaus re- gua, this part of tho eunni u.,,,,1,1 i.'
porting directly to them. No ma- utilized. The channel Is pnlv thlrlv
cblnery. hasi exlslud by which In-. foot deop nt .muan.tldo, ,' '1
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Give Brownie Cameras
To the Children
BROWNIES $1,00 UPWARDS
To Grown Folks
Kodak supplies and accessories of every
kind for Kodaks
Island Views and Calendars
Honolulu Photo - Supply
Fort Street, near Hojel
" Everything Photographic "
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