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8 EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H, THUR8DAY, DEC. 7, 1911. 0 M s Stands for BLOM'S, The hew comer store Recently opened, With new goods galore. It s Hawaii s finest, None can excel; Mauka Ewa corner, Fort ahd Hotel. Stands for laces, And new lingerie, Lawns and fihe linens From over the sea. Largest assortment, Canhot be heat; Latest in styles, Stock most complete. Stands for other Goods now on sale; To name them all Too lohg a tale. But everything In dry goods list, You II find at Blom s There s nothing missed. Stands for many Different kinds Of pretty things One surely finds Ih Blom s new store That make nice gifts. For ihstahce, say, Initial handkerchiefs. Stands for sales We re going to make At prices sure Your breath will take. Blom s is last word, When talking style; See Blom s new store, Its worth your while. Progress of Territory In Many Lines Shown By Summary of Conditions. PRAISES WORK DONE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS or bioughl from tliu tii.iliil.inil United Slntos. Public School. The public schools wcro put upcin ti flint fluaiiclnl basin, wlilcli will re- Mitt In n material Increnso In school mlldlngs, school tcnchois, ntnl teach ers' salaries. Tho required funds nre to to determined lureoly liv estimates nf needs, subject to certain lltnltn- oils based on the number of pupils, and taxes will bo levied to meet Urn' Homesteading, v It tin! 'Iiimrtivi'il llimnrlnl cnndlllnlls! Until fill : : . . v -t- woikH iuu now been provided for 'o tho extent of nbout $4,000,000, to be expended during the next two or three years, pattly out of current revenues .Hid partly out of loan funds. Theso nre mainly water mid newer works, wharf and lintbor ImpnivcmonlB, loads, ntnl buildings for the library of. llawnll, the college of Hawaii, tho public schools, the Insane asylum, the prison, hospitals, and armories. ,fll Whitney & Marsh, Limited Defends Enactment of Labor Legislation Sees Improve ment In Homesteading System, (lovcrnor Krcnr's niinual report to tho secretary of tho Interior, minimal les of varloiis'features of which have appeared Ironi time to time In the lo- nl nress while the executive was en gaged In Retting up tho report, bin been printed and conies came from "ho mainland mall yesterday after 110(111. Tho (lovcrnor takes up In detail the onilltlon of the territory In many ploslcal, sociological nil I Industrial phnscs. ' Ills report Is 8iinim.irl7.ud In tne opening pages as follows: General. Tho last jc.ir, like the Ihreo Imme diately preceding jears, bus been one jf great prosperity. Crops have been large and prices good; new Industries have been begun and ol, ones ex tended; transiiortatlou and conimuul cutlon facilities have been Increased by additional vessels, by railway, street railway, and road construction, and by Improvements In wlrelcsx nnd telephone systems; there has neon much building. Tho Federal Ooveru li.ent tyas made good progress In the construction of the nnwil station nnd fortifications and ln harbor Improve ments. The Territorial government lias niado marked advances In many directions. Finances. Imports nnd exports for tho year aggregated $G9,4G1,1G3, which, al though lens by 12.173.79G than the amount for the preceding year, was greater by $7,220,984 than the Inrgest .-.mount before that; they havo In creased 125 nor cent In tho 11 onrs or Territorial government.' The Im ports oro $27,512 880, an Increase of $2,374,333, nnd tho exports $41,938, 583, a decrease of $4,547,829. About 90.5 per cent of the trade wns with the mainland of tho United States. Tho steady and rapid Increase In Im ports 'from the mainland continues; they havo practically doubled within the last seven years. The Inwnid Inunago was 1,343,870, nn lncrenso ,il 135,075, and the outward tonnage 1 slightly greater. Tho tnniugo has Increased 40 per cent during TerrltO' rial government. Nearly 95 per cent In value of tho freight wns carried In American bottoms. Tho customs te- celpts were $1,054,701.34, nn Increase of $79,442.19, and larger than for any preceding year. Tho total thus paid into the Inderal Treasury since the organization of Territorial govern nient Is $14,913,400.80. The Federal Internal-revenue receipts were $218,- 739.14, an Increase of $19.030 03, nnd larger than for any preceding year. Of this, $129,238.70 were corMirntlon taxes. The Internal-revenue receipts aggregate $950,201.32 for tho period of Territorial government. Tho current receipts of tho Terri torial government vero $3,482,500.84, u decrease of .tlG8.081.51, duo princi pally to the abnormally largo Inlieit tance taxes of tho preceding yenr. The disbursements, Including pa snents to counties and transfers to special rundB, were $3,584,517.01, nn increase or $320,153.41. While then? thus seems to be an excess of $101, 150.77 In disbursements over receipts, It is because of transfers to special funds, and there wan really mi ex cess of receipts over uctual expendi tures; Hie net cash balances In all revenue accounts, after deducting nil outstanding warrants, aggiegntcd $1, 101,051.72 at the close of the jour, an Incicase of $287,449.00 over tho cor iicBpundlng amount for the preceding year. This will probably be reduced during tho coming ear on account of increased appropriations. Tho coun ties collected $207,275.50 for thoiu selves In addition to $1,184,504.11 paid to them by the Terrl.orlal govern ment. Thus the total public revenue.), Territorial and County, aggregate I $2,749 830.40, of which $2,297,990.7:: went to the Territory and $1,451,839.07 to tho counties. Protecting Labor. The bureau of Immigration was ele vated to a department of Immigration, labor, ami satisfies, with greatly en larged powers. Tho special Income lax, three-fourths of the proceeds of which are devoted to Immigration, was continued for anotiior two yeurs, and' a numbor or lay.-' wcro enacted lo prevent undue enticement or tali orcis from Hawaii to tho Pacific Coast States nnd Alaska. Dining the J ear the boaid of Immigration Intro, fluced 1,451 Spanish and Portuguese immigrants from Europe, and thn sugar planters lntioduc;d 2',209 Kill plum from the Philippines. Tho to tal number of Imm g.-anls, Spanish, Portuguese, and RiissImib, Introduced by the board slnyo Its oiganlznlloii In 19U0 Is 8,793, exduslvo of pciuoiih cstlmntcs. Comparatively Utile will depend upon specific legislative ap propriations, Tho enrollment In the nhuols ut the close of tho year was 10,122. nn Increase or 585, of whom 20,597 were In the public schools nnd 5,525 In private schools, ns compared with 15,537 for the first venr of Ter ritorial government. Public Health. No subject has received! more at tention during the In t venr than that or .tho pubilr heal li. Tho location of Hawaii nl the crosswuys of Pacific comtnorcc mid the ii p onchlng coin I lotion of the Panama Canal empha size tho need of the gi cutest care In Ills mutter. Appropriations of $1,313, 800.97, or 00 per cent more than by the prec filng biennial legislature, woro inailo directly for henltli nr- poses, besides appropriations of near ly n million dollars In uddllloir for closely rdated matters, such as wnt "r and sewer works. A sanitary com. mission was provided to devise plans for placing the city of Honolulu In permanent sanitary condition. "Many laws nt n compichcnsUc character v,ore enacted on the subjects of snnl tt.tloii, tiibcrcu osls, pure food, nnd other 'health mailers. During tho ;'car the department or public health effected liiiuli icoiganlzatloii nnd ex tension or Its wink. There were two thort epldemlcj of cholera clone to gether, with 3'i cases and 29 deaths; 2 cases of plague iippcurt.il in Hi no- lulu and 4 on the Inland of Hawaii. A caso of yellow fever appeared off port for the first time, but did not reac.i bore, where the vellow-fever moc qulto exists. Tho jear was n notablo one In the Investigation of leprosy by the United States Public Health und Mnrlno-llospltal Service In labor atories and wllh patients furnished by tho Territory. The bacillus of thli (it'oaso is now easily cultivated artl llclally, following the first such culti vation by Clegg, then employed In Mn-:illar- but now at Honolulu, which marks tho first great advanco In the tntly of this disease since the discov ery or the bacillus by Hansen In 18GS. (leneral leprosy was developed also In n monkey, which Is probably the first tlmo that II tins been dovelopcd In an animal oilier than man, a result which nugnrs well for more effectlvo rcpcurch work in 'tho future. Taxation. '' One of the most Important subjectc or legltdutloli wns that of taxation, es pecially In connection with tho sub ject of local governments. Willi a view lo llxlng responsibility on the county supervisors, making obvious to their constituents the relation be tween the tuxes they pay. und the lencflts they derive In return, obvi ating the demoralizing Inlluenrc of n common money bag nnd averting en croachments on Ihe territorial trea sury in the supiosed lutereHlH of tho counties, the sources or revenues wc'ie separated nnd the property tax rates were made elastic. The Territory and each county will hereafter rest upon Its own Independent flnnnclnl basis with an elastic sstem of taxation and with the revenues of each vuryln1; ac cording to Its needs, instead of all drawing from n common fund produc ed largely by an unchanging property tax rule. A number or Haws wcro enacted to insure honesty and effi ciency In the nlmtnlstratlon or conn tv governments. In general attention l now being paid moro to the pel fee lion than to the extension of locil governments. 1.iir iniprnl joira rnmnnrntlvnlr ttt. lo lias lienn ,lnnn In mil. lie work nnd Tile t'lonil Plirillle helps llomilu. for that reason as well us beciuso of I"' business. Dm joii want to help I Progress has been made In homo- (leading and conservation. While on ly 172 homesteads wcro taken up, n great many were snrvejod. und changes In methods uf homestcndlug, supported by a saner public senti ment on this subject, arc diminishing Inko homesteading for speculative purposes. Several demonstration fnrnis were established and others are contemplated In homestead centers and arrangements have been om plotcil tor establishing n territorial marketing agency In order to Jn Bt met and assist small producers, as lo seed, an to times und methods and extent of planting, and ns to grading, packing, shipping, and marketing their piodiicc. The topographic survey of Ilia Island or Kauai was completed nnd work begun on the Island or lla wnll. Tho hydrogriiphle survey was extended over tho four largest Islands Korcst reserves wcro created aggre gating 85.002 acres, bringing tho to tal up to 25 reserves, aggregating 031,950 ncrcs. The division of nnltual Industry conducted a vigorous cam paign against bovine tuberculosis with the result that that disease wns almost eradicated from dairy cows on the Island of Oahu, and will soon be practically eradicated from the entire Territory. The division uf cntomoljgy has extended Its work, hut has met with ono of the, greatest dangers through the Introduction or the .Medi terranean fruit fly,' probably rriitn Australia, Intc tho Islands of Oahu rind Kauai. The Federal exierlmcnt atntlon has extended Its work, partly tlnoiigli territorial financial assistance nnd Ib becoming moro and inure n fac tor In tho development of minor In dustries, among which tho pineapple Industry has now taken the lead, and cotton nnd tobacco give the best pro mlso among tho newest Industries. Tho main crop, sugar, was the larg est yet. Needed Legltlatlon. An Incicase In the fncllltles for passenger Irnvel between Honolulu' and the mainland continues to be ono ef the nigent needs which should be met through the suspension of the coastwise navigation laws for n lim ited period so rnr as they relate to passenger traffic. (See heading "Transportation facilities.") I Tho creation or a park lo Include1 he largest active volcano, Kllaucu, Its nelghhoilng extinct craters nnd other objects or Interest, nnd the oc casionally active volcano, Mnuiia Iai, Is n matter or national Impor.nnce. I rccomnienueit tim necessary action by Congress In my last repoit, and slnco then the legislature has lassed a re solution requesting It. (See heading "Kllauca National Park.") A llghthuiiso de0' ut Honolulu ror 'he Territory litis become a pressing need. Appropriations should bo mai'e ror continuing wink upon tho harbors of Honolulu, IIIIo. und Kahiilul, and bo glnnlng.work on one or the harbors if the Island or Kauai. Our Ready-to-Wear Department Received by the Sierra a few advance styles of White Lingerie Dresses in Lawns and Marquisettes. Also Handsome New Waists. These will make acceptable Holiday Gifts" 'FRISCO BAY FOR BIG NAVY RANGE Through the ('(Torts of the Hawaii Promotion Committee. Illustrated lec tures on tin. Islands huvo been slven nt prui tlnilly every state fnlr nnd land show held throughout tho United Htntes this cur. During the month of December the Hawaii Promotion Com mltteo will be represented nt the Unit ed States Iamd it nil Irrigation Exposi tion now lielng htlil ut t'lilcngo und ending December . This fair opened to tremendous clouds on November 16. Itepresentiitlon will nlso be had nt the Northwestern Uind Products Hlww, to Im hi hi ut Kt Paul December 12-24. At nil ut these shows, Hawaiian fold ers nre ghen out, nnd nt the December shows the 1!)12 Klornl Parade posters will be dlsHnyed. SAN ritANC'IHfO. Cnl , Nov. 25. In the near future. Sun Francisco bay may Imvu the largest uniill nrms target range In the world. The Navy Depnrt iiiint proposes to tstulillsh n range on the bay for the use of tho cruising battleship Meet, which will spend lit least half its time III the Paclllc Ocean lifter the Panama Canal Is opened, tor the reserve battleship tleet to bo Htll tloueil permanently on this Coast, und the many sinallei iruft of the Paclllc iio t. M II. tlohlilns Jr., president of the Chamber r Commerce! Charles S. I'co of the Southern Paclllc company, Con gressman William Kent of the Second Coiu-resslonal District mid others uru Interesting themselves In the mutter. The Nuvy Department has Informally nntiouiieed Its decision to locate the lunge on San Francisco bay, although hind for the purpose lins been offered free of cost nt S in Diego, Santa Hur 1,iil it und Senttle. All these places ap preciate fully tho Importance of tho range, ror Its establishment means not only the expenditure of nbout 1, 000,000 for butts, bouses, whurves, light unit water plants, hut the presence or u total of nbout 110,000 men mutually be sides n large niimbir of permanent cm pln es. At present tho largest small 1111111 targit range In the world Is that of the United States navy ut tlimntimnmo. CuIjii. The one proposed for San Trail nlunn lull, t.lll l..i ItlCr..- ttltll nt lofist J 1000 butts und extreme ranges as high Ut ,vuu Jill, in. Of the several sites inspectiil by linvnl ollleers, tlmt near McNear's point, on San Pablo bay, not fur from San Itafuil, Is thought to be the most suitable, although there lire others that would fill the reiiiilrcinints. Cungltji will be nskid ut Its coming session; to make the preliminary upproprl itlou for the range. inose imeresuug lucmseives 111 inn 'matter hope that the range may ho In operation before the opening of the Panuma-Pacllle International exposition In 1915, In orilir that the great intir national rllle mutches planned for that year may by held upon It GRAND ARNlVpOST ELECTS ITS OFFICERS At the regular monthly meeting of Reorge W. Do I ong Post No. 45. (iraml Army of the KepuMlo, held on Mond ty night, Deceinbir 1, the following olll eers were ileitnl to s rve lor the jeir 11)12: Kredirkk Turrlll, iot coiuiuaii iler; H. V Itohiits, snlor vice mm mniiiUr; It I). Ullsworth, Junior vice commander; W I,, llaton. iiiiiutrr master; fleorge Dlitz, surgeon; P. V Itlder, chaplain: H A. Strout, nlllier of the day; M Martinez, outsldo guard; f", II Dlil.cy, delegate to do- jp'iitment euciinpuieiit; W. 1,. Hilton, ultimate delegate. Holiday Candies WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Gunther's Celebrated Chicago Candies In pjain or holiday boxes as customer prefers Fresh Chocolates and Candies Of our own make,' in plain or holiday boxes Home-Made and imported Candieq of every description sold wholesale to Stores, Churches and Charitable Organizations PALM CAFE, 116 South Hotel Street Telephone 2011 r iV'K,8!uw' HmmmUMw. tifrudteti nimmw iilAi!