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WASHINGTON, Feb. 11.
leave the question of prohibition
A joint resolution of Congress will be introduced tosis effect.
The Delegate forced the hands pf the anti-saloon cQwd on th proposition by submitting it.
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WASHINGTON, D. C. Feb. 11. Tho lllver and Harbor mil,
jib rapnrteil from the committee todny, carries one hundred fifty
thousand dollais for Honolulu harbor, two hundred thousand dol
lars for llllo harbor, and ono hundred and fifty thousand dollars
(or Knhulul harbor.
Tclcphono matters wcro tharoimhly
dlscUBBoJ at tho aununl invctln;; i flbe
Mutual Tclophono Coiuiiiuy hoKI yes
terday afternoon in tho iiMcim nf tho
company, and tho Sppeilntoiiciit le
jiorted cood proRress In tho now on
structlon work that Is urtiv-i on. The
automatic wilt bo in fc.v1i"j at the
earliest posslblo mmuti",.
Tho first material for tho n.v jOunt
was ordorcd in July last and beenn to
arrive hero In August. Tlio under
Brouud conduit work wnt, rur.inionutd
In October and completed In tho fatly
part of January, Flvo miles of ttench
has been dug and filled In In tho
htrcctH of tho city. In thosj trfnchi'S
131,000 duel feet of fiber conduit has
been Inld, embedded In concrete; 116
mnu-holcs, composod of concrete and
Iron hao been conBtruclpd.
In thb early part of February, work
on drawing the cables through these
man-holes was commenced, and this
work will bo completed very shortly.
A now exchange building absolutely
fireproof, has been constructed in
Adams' Lane. This has been built of
brick, cement and tlio.
Vessel Not Delayed But
No damage resulted from tho
stranding of the new Matson Navl
galldn liner Wllhelmlna, wjilch wont
upon a mud bank not n. great dls
tanco froai the Mateon Navigation
wharf at San Francisco yestcrdnyl
afternoon, according' to tr late cable
which was received at tho local
agency of Castle & Cooko this morn
ing. The Wllhelmlna pulled nwuy
from the new wharf at 3 o'clock yes
terday afternoon. The osel soon
went aground In soft mud nnd was
held In this, position until after I)
o'clock last evening, when the ship
onco more lesumed llieSoyago to Ho
nolulu. , x
It Is reported that the brief delay
will not prevent tho steamer fiom
maMng whedulp .tlino, nnd her ar
rival hero Is looked for early on Wcd-
ififer ' k - .- " -H- '. JSi
I It h expected that tho automatic
switchboard nnd tho new telephones
will be hero In tlmo to put tho new
automatic renlco In operation In May
or June. It has been decided to lm-
iincdlutcly start work to construct tlio
country sorvlco, which will be com
pleted within twu months. Plans are
.being mndo for two exchange build
ings ono at waipunu and tho other
one on tho other hide of tho Pall.
Thero has nrcady been uxicndcd al
most f 100 000 in tho new construction
I uim fii.vmi in mo uuw iiuiltllllH nil
Adams I.nne. Tho switchboard and
automatic telephones involve n con
tract of over $80,000.
I Tho construction work has been in
charge of F, O. Hummel, tho expert
who was brought hero tor that pur
Ifso. iji;ni linns nuvo uuun pairuiuzi-u in
everything that could bo purchased
locally, and local American citizen
labor has been used entirely, with tho
exception of two foremen, brought
from tho mainland, to' assist Mr. Hum
mel. Thero Is reason to tiellevn that
I when this system Is In operation the
I sorvlco will bo second to none.
Board of Directors To
Hold Meeting Next
The V. M. C. A. held their, biweek
ly meeting at Fort linger last night,
at which there were some ninety men
present. Tho Kawalahao Glco Club
furnished tho music for the first part
of the entertainment. Rev. A. C.
McKeoter delivered tho nddress, tak-
Continued on Pace 4.
The Wllholmlnti was the first ves
sel to mako use of tho new Matson
wharf. The steamer Is bellotcd lo
lmo sailed with at least one hundred
nnd twenty rnbln passengers. Her
cargo Is estimated at about three
Tho fact that tho Wllhelmlna has
n complete doublo bottom renders
her pinetlcnlly Immuno fiom nny
damnga from strandlns mi n mud
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It was agreed
to a vote of the
i The forccolnrr cnblcKrnm from the
l nahlnirtnn rnrrnsimnilpnt nf .'TI
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in u i i o 1 1 ii was mo nrsi mioruia-
1 1 Ion rccehed as to the action of the
(Senate Committee on Pacific Islands
nnd Porto Hlco In connection with
tho Johnson and Curtis prohibition
bills, which It was thought possible
would be reported faombly In Oif
, cable wus.nlso received by Gov
ernor I' rear from tho Delegate to
Congress, reading as follows:
Senate committee will recommend
joint reiolution inbmittine prohibi
tlon to voters of Territory."
ino caoies lemng oi me action
of tho Senate committee are taken
to show, as stated In tho special ca
ble from the II u 1 1 o 1 1 n s
spondent at Washington, that Kuhlo(determnno the ,entlme.-it' of Hawaii'
acted Immediately nnd successfully
on tho resolutions that were cabled i
tiv lha nffli-itra tt tlio PhnmliAr nf 1
Commerce, Moichnhts' Association
mid liar Association.
The decision of tho Senate com-'
mlttco Is ncceptcd us being final and
Is taken to mean that the efforts of
John O. Wool ley have failed signally
and that tho control of strictly local
questions are to be loft In tho hands
bf the people of Hawaii, In accord
ance with the expressed public sen
timent of the people of tho Terri
Tho local liquor Interests cabled
FAIHA, Minorca, Feb. 11. The
Frittch steamer Chanty foundered to
day off this nort and onrV one per
son survives of a passenger list of
seventy-five souls and the crew of
sixty-five. The survivor reached the
HIGHLAND, Cal Feb. 11. The
city bank at this place was robbed
last night. Only $1000 was secured
by the highwaymen, who made good
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
0UANTENAM0, Cuba. Feb. 11.
The explosion of a gun charge to
day on board the United States bat
tleship Virginia, now .at this port,
seriously injured two of the snip's
today im the Senate" Committee
people xa Hawaii?' '
The following V' IMtyy '- Vltfa1
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gram wni rrcvca cu w
In reply tq a t,uery 'cihlad to Wash.
Ington by' the, Civic Ftdsrittlon and
apparently rntans that a fecial elec
lon will be eilled for 'hn rurooio of
on the prohlhltlon question:
Washirston, D. C Feb. 11.
Mave aoreoa witn Kaisnianaoie ana
unanimous Senate Commutes Conores-
clonal Joint Resolution ordering pie-
WOOLLEY. I0f this Territory to determine fpr
"- thcnuilcs all local questions, and to
all of the resolutions In their entire- udnilnlster their Internal affairs In u
ty to Washington, with Frank 'manner consonant with the fundn
Thompson ut tho other end retained mental principles of American gov
to meet Woolley In ally further ap- eminent."
penrance that he mado before tho! Above resolution panned by a oto
Senate committee or before tho 'of S2 to 18.
HOW THI3 COMPANY
STANDS READY TO
While the public has a gen
eral lda of tho business of
a. trust company, there are
many who do not know In Just,
what manner such an Institu
tion as ours ran servo their
Individual needs. Thoroforo
we enumerate tho following
features of our Trust Depart
ment: , '
Our Company acts as Trus
tee and Executor of wills, nnd
as Administrator and Guar
dian. Our Company actB as Trus
tee under mortgages and trust
deeds, as Trustee under agree
ments relating to Life Insur
ance and declarations of trust
gonorally, nnd rcccUcs and
manages sinking funds.
Our Company nclB oh Trus
teo for Investing money, col
lecting Incomes and caring for
Our Company acts as Depos
itory for Trustees and OHlcors
. having tho management of es
tates and funds.
Our Company acts as Ilo
eclver and Assignee? under ap
pointment by court.
Our Company acts as Regis
trar and Transfer Agent In
I ho Issuing aud recording of
stocks nnd bonds, I
In addition to theso trust
Our Company writes snroly
Our Company wrlteB fire,
accident and llfo Insurance
Our Company Insures auto
mobiles against fire and acci
dent, Our Company acts as brok
ers In the purchase and sule
of stocks and bonds.
, Our Company has an uptn
datn real pstato and rental de
partment, Our Company rents safe de
TRUST COMPANY, LTD.
Fort nnd Merchant Streets.
" Tclcphono 730.
The Introduction of the lolnt res
olution, stating expressly that the
enactment nf a prohibition law shall
be left to the people of Hawaii, in
dorses to the fullest extent the arcu-'
mentu that were mado against the',,
enactment of n Federal prohibitory -i
law on the ground that It would In-
lerferc with the self-governing
lights of the people of Haw-all, and t,
nrenrds absolutely with the opinions
express) In the resolutions passed
by the public bodies of Honolulu.
Kuhlo by the officers of thb Cham
ber of Commerce, stating directly the
opposition of the great majority of
the chamber to the enartmont of a
Federal prohibitory Inw for Hawaii: i
"Therefore, bo It Itesolved, That It
Ic tho sonte of tho Honolulu Cham
ber of Commerce, that tho enactment
)y the Congress of the United States
at tho present time of a law prohib
iting tho sale of spirituous liquors
In this Territory, would constitute an
unjustified Invasion of the right
hcictofoie conferred upon the people
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON. D. C, Feb. 11.
The House Committee on Bivers and
Harbors repotted a bill today carry-
intr a total amroDriation of $432.-
552,270. The appropriations carry
out tbe plans for deepening the in
land waterways of the country.
Will Give Aid
(Soecial Bulletin Gable.)
PABIS, Feb. 11. The French Gov
ernment has proposed the issuance of
bonds to the amount or $20,000,000
for the purpose of relief and recon
struction work resulting from dam
age by recent floods.
MEDAL FOR PEARY.
I WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 11.
The House Committee on Naval Af
fairs proposes that Congress show its
aonreciation of the trreat work done
by Commander Peary bv striking a
medal in his honor, rather than by
a promotion to the rank of rear-ad
miral as proposed by the Senate,
A man can't get ahead In this
world unless he's born with one.
having the matter in charge to
MY LIKE HAWAII
All the people on our thin seam
strong affection for Honolulu. They were nil very much taken
with Japan, nnd I think that country had the first placo In their
hearts, but Honolulu Is way ali'nd now, and many of thcnijiay It
Is tho first placo they have s'fli where they rmlly wnntcd lo
stay. They were all very much plm.ed with their reception,
and wltb tho lets nnd the Honolulu buttons, nnd tho Hawaiian
slngljtg; Indeed. Iheyvwere pleased, with ever) thins. lrlu)it ,8 A f
rould'"hhvoMeVaturravelluVTui'sil'i'ylfmi:lr'and liMTd -jit ttWM-
the nice things they, said oj you
board S. S. Cleveland"., . .
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At tho direction (if J. F. Morgan
president of the Chamber of Com
mcrco, the secretary has been In
structed to send n wireless messago to
Captain Matson on board tho Wll
helmlna, congratulating him for hav
ing added such a fine steamer to his
already effective passenger tcr)lro
and requesting Captain Miitson tn bo
tho guest of honor nt n dunch given
by tho Chamber of Commerce upon
The Promotion Committee received
a wireless messago from, Mr. Frank
C, Clnrk this morning. In reply to
their message asking Mr. Cl'irk In nr-
COT THE BULLETIN
AND GOT THE NEWS
The Bulletin Washington cor
respondent scooped tho town on the
news of tho action of the committee
of tlio United States Senate, on prohi
bition In Hawaii.
Correspondent Monk's cablegram .in
pouncing tho action of tho rnmmlltct.
was the first received In tho city and
before the cables came' through from
the usual somces tho news was on
the street nnd In tho hands of tho
penplo through tho medium of tho
lliillotln extra. Tho ltullutln
crlco beat tho Associated Press,
that has the reputation ror being up
to dato, exactly ono hour and fifteen
Shortly nftcr tho cablo on prohlbl-
tlon was received Mr, Monk reported
the figures of tho appropriations for
harbor construction In tho harbors nf
these Islands loported from tho Com.
mltteo on Rivers and Harbors This
iiuwh was recehrd In tlmo to Include
t n tho extrn Issuod at 12 o clock.
Just nt tlio tlmo when tho penplo want-
ed I nnd when tho newsboys did n
great liuslnesu siipplylug the pwplo
with tho iiewi.
CECIL BROWN This Is the only
thing that Conqrets could do In jus
tlce to the people of Hawaii, Trie only
reason they went to Washington to
get a Federal prohibitory law was be.
cause they knew they could not get
it themselves at any election. The
people of Hawaii are the best judges
of prohibition, and this shovyt Con
to have romt nw.iy with a.
nil. Mrs. Francis K, Clark, on tt
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rarge 111- members of tho I'mrntlun
LViiuniltteo together with a party of y
l.ldles wflttlj (w allowed on bond tho
Cioo!nnn when tl at esel arrived o.l
Hurt tnnioriow Mr. Clark's renly Is
us fol'ntts: -a'Ych, certainly. Captain'-
will stop hip imd lower gangway toj
let you loard, tho ship arriving saxenj
n. m. Saturday. Greetings uml ninny?
thinks. Frank Clark."
The wireless uicsBago cut out bv
the Promotion Commltteo reads as"
follows: "Would llko to board you
off port with ladles ninH'.ii'Acrs. Can ,
ou nrsuro jiusltlvuly this will bo por-
milled by captain, Answer, Hawaii
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 11.
Thf. Sennte fiommittee on Porto Rico ;
nud Pacific Islands has reported inl
fnvor of submitting the Hawaiian
prohibition question to a popular
vote of the p:ople of the Islands.
STOP WHITE SLAVE TRADE.
WASHINGTON. D. C, Feb. 11."
The bill to prohibit the white slave"
trade passed the Senate today. It
now iofs to the President,
ti,p oltlco occasionally gets left
.hen ,t BtArtB t0 bcok tll0 ,,
t tt n ::: nnu:: t: :t :: ttu nu tt u
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I reil tak the Mme vieWi
ru w. R CASTLE The report that a
lJo,nt reulon , te introduced In
lCorgre h,vnD tne mntter In char8e'
t0 t,ve the qll!.on 0, prohibition to
a vote of ,ha osaple of Hj,waM lt r, nt
,n ,in8 wth whM we have always been
Itowards local option and I approve oi
sucn a course Deing taken.
J, F. morgan l certainly aoorovo
of any proposition which will leave
the matter of prohibition to the voles
of the people of this Territory.
GEORGC'W. SMITH I for one am
very glad that Congress at Vashlng.
ton has recognized the right and prin
ciple of local government when It by
a Joint resolution has agreed to leave
the matter of prohibition In Hawaii to
the vote of Its people.