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Merry Christmas To All
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VOL. XI. NO. 4500.
Is Still Judge
He Is Declared To Hold Office
Until Successor. Is
Tlio pii-sent status of the Terri
torial Supremo Court Is a puzzle
that lias not yet been Mil vert to the
satisfaction of local members of the
liar, mill the situation has heen fur
ther complicated by the statement
by Judge Dole of the Federal Court
that he considered that Arthur
Wilder Is stilt a justice of the Ter
titorial Supreme Couit until the ap
pointment of h- successor.
Judge Dole rufcrrcd to the re
marknhle situation In which the Ter
iltoilal Supreme Court Iluds itself
in the course of his decision holding
COLON, Panama, Dec. 24. The
U. S. S. Prairie is loading at this
port with supplies for the starving
followers of 'ex-President Zelaya in
The marines that the Prairie con
veyed to this port have been landed
and are awaiting orders.
MISS CLEMENS DEAD
REDDING, Conn., Dec. 24. Miss
lean Clemens, daughter of Mark
Twain, was found drowned today in
the bathtub of her father's house.
It is believed that Miss Clemens was
drowned while suffering from an
attack of epilepsy with which she
ROME, Dec. 24. Cardinal Satolli
has suffered a relapse and is in a
IN FOREIGN PORTS
Friday, December 24.
OAVIOTA Sailed Dec. 19:
Sp. Falls of Clyde, for Honolulu.
OAVIOTA Arrived Dec. 23:
Sp. Marion Clillcott, from Honolulu.
Of course Zelaya doos not know
what's combig to nun.
The PRUDENTIAL'S Guaranteed
Five Per Cent Twenty-Year Endow-
ment Policy doubles the amount of
insurance in twenty years, which is
then payable IN CASH, thus mak
ing "ASSURANCE DOUBLE SURE."
Hawaiian Trust Co., Ltd.,
that the proceedings of the Federal
Court were lint necessarily halted
because ono of the Judges was absent
fiom the Territory.
The view expressed by Judge Dole
Is that Wilder continues as n de
facto Justice ot the Territorial 8u-j
prcme Court until his successor Is.
named, even though his resignation '
"to take effect Immediately," has
been accepted by President Tnft.
The same principle Involved In
the status of Wilder and the Ter
ritorial Supremo Court was deposed
(Continued on Page 5)
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
BOSTON, Dec. -24. It is report,
ed that the turbine passenger steam
ers Harvard and Yale will be trans
ferred to the Pacific and put 'in the
service of a new Pacific coast line.
These steamers have been run
ning between New York and East
port. Me., on the "outside" route.
.The Harvard is the 'steamer once
looked over by Honolulu, capitalists
with a view to purchase for the
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
HELSINGFORS, Finland, Dec. 24
The Russian government is taking
precautions to prevent a revolt in
Finland. The Finnish Legislature
was dissolved not long ago for re
fusal to appropriate for the military
defense of Russia.
UCHIDA AND TAFT
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
WASHINGTON. Deo. 24. Presi
dent Taft officially received Ambas
sador Uchida, the new representa
tive of Japan.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 23. Su
gar. 96 degrees 'test, 4.02. Previous
Beets 88 analysis, 12s 2 l-4d.
Parity. 4.58. Previous quotation,
12s 3 3-4d.
mmr bulletin aim pay -
S. S iiilonian
Will be our' rriext
Island Fruit Co.
HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1909. 20 PAGES.
TINSEL AND PRESENTS ;
AOtRN MANY TREES
Central Union Presents "Nativity"
and Son Eight Hundred Chi-
nese Children Attend Special
St' tti J, K. Paele Is declared an honest
St "Rejoice, for ttuday there la tt official, but un Incompetent one by
St born unto yo.i, In the city ot St the members' of the City and Cqun
tt David, a Savior who is Christ the Jt ty Hoard of Supervisors, who made a
tt Lord." tt trip of Inspection over the pall yes-
tt When the element frown other tt
tt events of note marked for celt- St the charges of gross mlsmauagc
St bratlon aro passed over, but not St raent ' nffalrs In the Koolopoko
St 'so with Christmas. Here, In this tt roaa" dliitrlct.
tt very city, where, but a life's spun St Paele may be compelled to reftn
tt ago, the story of that lowly birth St nulsh his connection with the city
St was not even known, demonstrn- St end county pay roll as a result of
St tlons of "I'cace on earthnnd goWSt U inquiry made by Maor Fern,
tt will toward men," will compare St Supervisors Qulnn nnd Ahla of tho
St more than favorably with cities St rond committee nnd Englueer Oeie.
SS that have known civilization and tt1 On the other hand., the majority
St Christianity for centuries. St ' ,ho P"1? PPar convinced that
St From the generous Impulses tt the Watsons, who prominently fig-
it made manifest this yulctlde sea- St
St son It would seem that the, dove tt
tt of Christmas spirit has hovered tt
St mer rheie islands, spreading her tt
St wings from Hawaii to Niihaii:; St
St Another phase of this season St
tt Is tins manifest endeavor to lead St
tt the little children In tho foot- it
SS steps of Him whose Illustrious
St birthday tomorrow conimemor- St
tt atcs. Creed Is forgotten and ono St
St hand seems to lead them. tt
tt est st tt ttst st stntttsstttst u n n
A has been imtlolimtP,! lint nlifht't
round, of Christmas festivities has nev
er been equaled In Honolulu. Uicnt
talent were 'given a chance to display
their worth and that they fulfilled their
part to the entire satisfaction of all
concerned, can only bo gauged by the
Immense audiences which filled tho
various churches and assembly rooms,
to do honor to tho coming birth of tho
At the Central Union Church lavish
preparations had been made to accom
modate, tho Immense crowd which ear
ly filled tho rows of scats. Tho decor
ations were beautiful and in strong
contrast to tho lowly manger where
tho ChrlBt-chlld was born. James A..
Wilder must have felt proud when ho
surveyed tho densely packed auditor
ium, tho cage,r faces of ail around, tho
decorations and tho subdued lights, the
product of many a hard day's work
spent In making his Christmas Carol
tho success that It turned out to bo,
and a credit to Honolulu talent.
It would bo Impossible to describo
all that was ortrayud at this church
last night. Words aro wanting to ex.
press tho pleasure that this carol has
given to so many hundreds of people
both young and old. The village of
Bethlehem stood out In bold relleS
and In exquisite reality. Shepherd
boys were seen discussing tho "idvent
of tho now star which for tho first
time was seen by theso watchers of
'the night. Tho story Is a very' beau.
tlf nl ono and one that is always dear
to tho hearts of young people, who learn
It for the first lime at their mother's
Tho wlso mep wore portrayed by
Robert McCorrlston, George Fuller and
Dr. Geo. Herbert, Dr. Hobdy acted as
Gabriel, Clifford Livingston took tho
part of Joseph, white Miss TownHend
PAELE IS HONEST BUT
HE MAY LOSE
Road Supervisor Declared
RIVAL POLITICAL FORCES
ARE NOW INVOLVED
visit of the Mayor and Road Com
mittee Will Serve to Clear Up
tne Misunderstanding Over the
Disputed Pay Roll.
terday afternoon and looked Into
ureu "' '. ""' n " '
l'ttv,t wh,cht alleged that Paele had
forged certain names on the pay roll
of road laborers, are trouble breed
tcrs and that they should not be
heeded In future tales of Inefficiency
of public servants.
The present trouble In which
Paele "m8 hlmse,,f '8, aU ,0 lnck
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(omits and tho rocord ot the amount
due the men under his Jurisdiction.
Tho affidavit ovor which some of
the local papers worked themselves
nlo a JourBlllliUo freMy wa8 ,n,u.
I. .,. I... r ltfnt.n V. I. mnIA l
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bo a political rival of Paele. He Is
alleged to have done a day's work on
tho Walhole bridge and some tlnv
after this labor was performed ho
received payment for the same, but
his name appeared on the salary lint
for laborers on the Walkanl bridge.
which followed some time after
Watson Is said to have noted an
(opportunity ot getting utter the
scalp of I'aele, and he turned tho
matter over to his brother, Dave
The mistake In the placing of the
Item on county payrolls dates back
four or five months. The first part
of the present month the matter was
taken up by Deputy Attorney Gen
eral Andrews, Now It is declured
that Andrdws has taken upon him
self the duties ot becoming a re
former and dictator of the Republi
can party of this island. Paelo, be
ing u Democrat and the appointee
of Maydr Fern. Andrews at once
presumably belloved that he had dis
covered a serious flaw In the armor
plate ot the Democratic ship of
state, and tho affidavit gave hope
that It would bo possible to land a
solid shot that would carry ruin nnd
woe to tho political foe.
In Andrews the Watsons appear
to have found prompt aid for their
scheme to oust Paele and at the
same time put a kink In the Demo
cratic party. Tho whole thing was
also paraded In the usual stylo by
the morning, organ.
Tho honesty of Paelo Is clearly o.'
tablldied according to the re pod
brought back by tho special boa'd of
It Is said, however, that Paelo Is in
conic(eiit In tho conduct ot the nmu
work over on the othur side of tho Is
ll"l. Tho Road Committed appoairi
Will Favor Kuhio
As Home Ruler
Charley Notley Offers To "Step
Aside" In Favor Of
llllo. Dec. 21. Charlie Notley. the
great leader of tho Homo Utile party,
said last week that If Delegate Ka
lanlanaoto were witling to run for
Delegate at the next election at tho
head of the Homo Rule ticket, he, Not
ley, would be perfectly willing to yield
to him this place which he has tilled
for so many cars.
Notley was In Hllo but u few bourn,
having arrived on Thursday afternoon
bringing his daughter. Mrs. V. II.
Heen, to Hllo. and leaving for llama
kua in tho Manna Kea the following
morning. Tho talk about tho report
to the effect that the Delegate had
CELTIC CHIEF MAY
SOON BE FREEi
Valuable Cargo To Be
Turned Over To
Tho tiling of a ensh bond by tho
owners of the llrltish ship Celtic
Chief Is dally expected nnd tho re-
Ifjane ot the valuable shipment ol
fertilizer consigned 11 the Hawaiian
Fertiliser Company will then speed
ily follow. V
Norman Wntklns, the general
manager of the local concern to
ivllnni tltn rnt.. ft.l.. n...l !... ..n ..
.. uu.i. .iiu ..omi; jiuui MIIU lie, till-.
go Is consigned, has been In constant
communication with the owners at
Liverpool, Kngland. A few days
prior to tho stranding of the Celtic
Chief near the entrance to the har- I
bor, one of Mho owners of tho vessel
died in Kngland. This sad event
may have brought about n general
readjustment in the head offices of
tho Celtic Chief Shipping qompany,
tuonunued on Page 8.)
Our Gun Metal Culf in several styles or our Golden
Brown Calf Double-Sole Blucher are the right kind for this
' ALL -AMERICA,. SHOE $4 Md
A TREAT FOR THE FEET" 5'00
PRICE 0 CENTS
withdrawn fioiu the Republican party
was all hut the, street mid Notley
was asked by niiiiiy politicians nhat
his opinion of the situation was.
"I don't believe the repoit." sal J
Notley. "I think that It Is all hut all.
I still think that'Kuliln will get the
nomination from the Republican party,
even though It bo true that he- has
fallen out with the administration.
"However. If Kuhio has quit the Re
publican party and wants to run for
Delegate on tho Home Rule tle'u't I
am pel fed ly witling to step aside and
to let him 1 mi In my place. I will only
(Continued on Page 6)
NEW YORK, Dec. 24. The
worthiness of Dr. Cook's records as
an explorer were eiven . a further
discediting stamp today.
The Explorers' Club of this city,
one of the foremost scientific organ
izations of the city that entertained
Dr. Cook on his return to New York
from the north, unanimously adont
ed the report of the committee that
decided adversely to Dr. Cook's claim
that he made the ascent of Mount
Following the adoption of the re
port Dr. Cook was formally expelled
from membership in the club. '
DISASTER IN SPAIN
MADRID, Dec. 24. Disastrous
floods are reported- throughout
Spain and Portugal. Great damage
has been done.
' OPERATE ON ALFONSO
MADRID, Dec. 24. King Alfonso
is preparing to undergo a sureical
operation. Great anxiety is felt for
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