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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, HONOLULU, WEDNESDAY., DECEMBER 21, 1910.
GROUP OF ALL THE PRETTY GEISHA GIRLS OF HONOLULU 9 STORE OPEN EVENINGS THIS WEEK l ins.- .1 ,ome ana see trie o C$r"- i4 -sr THE MAJORITY OF THESE ORIENTAL ENTERTAINERS HAVE BEEN BEFORE THE GRAND JURY. They arc in danger of losing their positions if the Japanese tea houses here are closed. oc E. 0. HALL & SON, LTD. O wo havp inst rpnpivpri hv thp. last steamer spvp.ral Cases ,ww Holiday Goods that should have been here in November. Limoges Cups and Saucers in colors and Gold, dainty patterns; also some exquisite pieces of BOHEMIAN GLASSWARE , NO TWO ALIKE. 500 Boxes of Christmas Tree Ornaments at about half price. Crusade Is Started for Better Conditions in Resorts. qE. 0. Hall Sk Son, Ltd.Q OPEN EVENINGS TILL CHRISTMAS OC DOC DOC 30C DOC DO orrociES FOR RENT BOSTON AND JUDD BUILDINGS Rent includes lights, elevator and janitor service. Large, comfort able and centrally located. CASTLE & C00KE, Ltd. SHIPPING AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS. SUGAR FACTORS AND GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS. REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT V MM in 923 Fort Street Asahi & Co. H. MATSUTO. Contractors and Builders House Paint ing, Paper Hangers Telephone 1420 208 Beretania St. REPRESENTING New England Mutual Life Insurance Company of Boston. Aetna Fire Insurance Company. National Fire Insurance Company. Citizens Insurance Company (Hartford Fire Insurance Company). London Assurance Corporation. FRESH FLOWERS ORDER NOW FOR CHRISTMAS Lowest prices. Wagon, Fort and Hotl streets. Visitors welcome to garden Kalihi, next to Thomas Pineapple Cam pany. Okubo Garden, telephone 2790 PAU KA HANA And the dirt moved. G-t it from your grocer. CHINATOWN IS STILL VERY MUCH WORRIED A determined effort is being made,; following an investigation commenced i liy the territorial grand jury, to shut ' up the Japanese soealled tea houses and hotels. Clauses in the restaurant : licenses under which they operate and j which have lieen flagrantly overlooked, ; will now proliably result in their rev- i oration, unless the mode of their oper- j at ion is changed. j Some of these places have trans- ', planted some of the Japanese scenes in i miniature, most of them having the ' miniature garden of Nippon beautifully j arranged in hidden corners of their; yards. Others haven't and most of j them have been making the mistake of j transplanting or in some cases incor- j porating other ideas which do not come I up to the requirements of a decorous j community. The most flagrant offenders are j "Charlie's" Hotel and the Hirano Ho-1 tel. on Kukui street, the proprietors of j both being fined $100 each in police court yesterday morning for selling" liquor without a license. This is one of the least of the offenses which, it is ; asserted, are committed in these places, j police officials who have kept watch on j them having iincovered a rather un-1 savory record. i The names of both hotels have ap- j peared frequently in" police court1 trials, one man being lately sentenced ' in the court for keeping a young girl j just over fourteen years of age locke I ; in one of the Hirano Hotel rooms for ; two days. The main witness against him was another man who admitted oc-; cupying the other room under similar j circumstances. j Other incidents connected with the places have been recorded in police' records for several years, and while , the resorts remained practically unob- j trnsive little action was taken against ; them, but they have been getting worse, i according to the allegations of officials j connected with the police. All of them are popular among the j Japanese, who find in thfm much of I the mother country, and they are pat-1 ronized by the most representative! among the Japanese business men. 'Asj long as this class "of patronage con-j tinned little objection was registered! against them and it was not. until thei whites began to go there that condi- tions grew to such a state that police; interference was continually necessary.; A number of the geisha girls, the piofessionnl entertainers of Japan who,, frequent the places with their Japanese songs and their Japanese instruments, playing and singing alike for the haolef and Japanese who pay for their ser-' vices, have all been witnesses before; the grand jury. These are now fearful: that the shutting down of the Japanese1 tea houses will leave them without! means of support. j The investigation which was com-j menr-ed last week will probably lie cm-i tinned and the city treasurer may be asked to have the licenses of the hotels, revoke,! under the clauses mentioned. The row down in Chinatown is still progressing at a fast rate and so far no settlement has been arrived at. As prophesied, the case aganst Hee Fat was continued for two weeks yester day, and it is thought by all his friends that it will never actually come to the test and that the consul will withdraw, During the proceedings in court yester day morning Deputy City Attorney Milverton made an unsuccessful at tempt to prevent Claudius McBride from prosecuting. As was also expected an official de nial was given that the Chinese com missioner was here in connection with the trouble at all. The official story is that he was reporting in Washington on the treatment meted out to Chinese in the United States. It is quite true, however, that he was called into the conference which was attempted last night, and also that when he left yes terday morning on the Manchuria he carried communications from the con sul to the powers that be at home. POOR CATHCART IS BLAMED AGAIN (Continued from Page One.) wjre not all property owners. That caused that to be set aside. Then a new petition was presented, with twen ty signatures, some of the well known financiers. These were certified to by a notary public, and two questions then arose. One was as to whether the Girls Industrial School was a public school, or not. If it was a public school then the tenement could not be built as being too close to a "public school." If it was not so regarded, then the tenement might be built. Senator Achi. who was present on be half of the tenement builder, said the board could decide right off the handle that the reform school was not a public school, and that the law was never in tended to make it such. Therefore the board should pass favorably upon the petition. It was referred, however, to Plumbing and Iluilding Inspector Miehl stein to ascertain whether all the sig natures were those of property owners. Etfcra Money Voted, The $4000 wanted for road work in Honolulu district was appropriated by reason of the passage of the bill for that amount. The proposed Tantalus road amend ment to allow autos to go over it, was laid on the table. The mayor announced that he had signed the anti-spitting ordinance, and spitting indiscriminately will now sub ject the spitter to a fine or imprison ment or both. The Paving Account. 1 The bill for the paving of Fort street between Hotel and King street was presented and passed. The bill calls for 337.5 square yards at .3 a yard, amounting to . 10 2.50; nine lineal feet for curbing at 1 a foot, or $0, making a total of $40:21 .50. t For credits there, were o-lli cubic; vards of rock furnished by the city at !1.2.j, making $677. 0; use of roller,1 it 7 '2. a total of $749. 19, leaving a bal-; mice due the Tiitulithie Paving Com-' pany of $3272.31. Haberdashery Clothing Leather Goods SUITABLE FOR GlFfS M. Mclnerny, Ltd. Fort and Merchant Streets. NOTHING BETTER FOR Christ inmas We Offer as Suggestions for Gifts ! MAILE COLOGNE, GILLETTE RAZORS, THERMOS BOTTLES, SILVER SHAVING SETS, MILITARY HAIR BRUSHES, 4 FRENCH PERFUMES, .HAAS CELEBRATED CANDY. There Is a Great Demand for These Articles. BOOK ORDERS NOW ! Benson, Smith & Co., Ltd, Fort and Hotel Streets Received by the last steamer the latest lingerie gowns and tailored suits. Also shirtwaists and scarafs. MRS. F. S. ZEAVE Boom 67-68, Young Bldg. KAIMUKI Lowest Prices. L. KIRKPATRICK Next the Bulletin. FOR GOOD INVESTMENTS in REAL ESTATE apply MAG00N BROS. Room 1 Magoon Building THE EAGLE TELEPHONE 2575. CLEANING, DYEING and PRESSING WORKS. FORT AND KTJKUI STREETS. pcEcaafls ait Saicth GRAND SELECTION OF CHRISTMAS NOVELTIES AT "SACHS'"-0UR STORE WILL BE OPEN EVERY NIGHT THIS WEEK, SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS FOR CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS. Monday Night Specials CHIFFON AUTOMOBILE VEILS Extra long and in all colors Regular SI. 75; Special $1.25 each. BEBE RIBBON for tying your Christmas packages, red and all colors Regular 15c per piece; Special 10c. CHILDREN'S INITIAL HANDKERCHIEFS 3 in a box Regular price 35c a box; Special 25c per box. Tuesday Night Specials Handsome new dress-patterns, spring styles, in figured Messaline, Foulards and Taffetas. Special discount of 25 per cent on our stock for this one evening. A beautiful ladies' gift. HUCKABUCK LINEN TOWELS with pretty damask pattern, hemstitched Regular $8.50 per dozen; Special $6.50 per dozen. Sachs Dry Goods Co., Ltd. Tort and Beretania Sts. Opp. Tire Station Wednesday Night Specials TRAVELING RUGS AND SHAWLS in all Wool, Scotch Plaids, full size and fine quality. Regular $7.50 each. Special $5.75 each. Regular $6.50 each. Special $4.95 each. SILK0LINE DRAPERIES in new Persian and Flora! designsRegular 15c per yard; Special 9 yards for $1.00.