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VOLUME IV. NO. 472. HOUOLUIiTT, H. T., SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1901. TWELVE PAGES. PBICE PTVE CENTS
B18J11L GLUE ENDS
III HOT UIHT
The Earn Athletics and
the Blue and
mm PLAY LAST INNING AGAIN
THE SCORE FOR EIGHT INNINGS,
6 TO 5, IN FAVOR OF
Darkness FeW Before Game Was Finished
Territorial Band on the
Campus Many Spectators
of the UmfMre.
On the aKUa? campus of the Ka-
ftahcofe a lively baseball
was played yesterday afternoon.
U wh MMator's Day athletics, and
two school teams, the Kamebaratha
AtaleUe Club and the Blue and White.
Ja fcoaor to the day.
Several hundred people took advantage
at the IU9M Transit cars
te the sates of the campus, and
of the delightful weather prevailing,
to wltaesu what proved to be a
tost lateraeliag contest.
Both teams put up .1 good game,
both In the field aad at the bat. "but
the Athletics seemed to have better
practice and. generalship. Slemsen
( Dm K. A. C. ad Lemon of the Blue
aad Whit did very good work for
their respective teems, and Slemsen
certainly carried the batting honors
of 1 day.
Tu Athletics were first to bat and
"towttt out one. two. three. In short or-!.
Te Blwau followed suit and
seoead three, and then In the next
,ibr takings failed to score. In the
fourth lanlng the Athletics scored
oncp. In the fifth they again scored
nc. Prom that time on the game
waa a very lively one. There were
yells for the Athletics, quickly answered
by the rally hurrahs of the
Uttte and White sympathisers. Handkerchiefs
agitated by hundred? of
girls, wearing their favorite color,
added greatly to the gaiety of the
seaae. tho Hawaiian Band, at tho
tame time, joining in the chorus qf
enthusiasm, with their liveliest airs.
la the fifth Inning the Blue and
White appeared on the field with
a grim determination In their eyos.
but It was of no avail. Two pcorcs
went to the credit or the Athletics.
Im this tuning Slemsen made a splendid
home run and received a great
enratioa. KnUauslast'e friends of his
team took him off his feet and carted
him on their shoulders all over
the field. In the sixth inning tho
Clue am) White managed to score
once more. The seventh was the best
Inning of the whole game. Lemon and
Hardee ef the Blue and White swore
that their team would score, and it
did once; but at the same time the
K. A. C. boys did not go to sleep. J.
HISo made a great homo run, and at
the end of the inning his team had
scored three times. In the eighth
taaiag neither team scored.
There was considerable time wasted
by the pitchers of the K. A. C. On
several occasions. Richard kept swinging
the bail back and forth for fully
four or five minutes. So when 'the
evening shades began to fall over the
eaatpus, the teams were lining up
for the ninth ias'ng which they never
finished. After several creditable
base hits were made bv tho Blue and
WMte. the Athletics left tho field and
protested with the umpire that they
ooett sot plav aay longer as it was
too lark to see the belL The umpire
entered them to go back and plav
the game, bat it ee4 there for all
purpose, it was thn 5:10. and until
5.--W a vsry heated discussion was
The umpire who was lately man-agar
of the Capitol team, was very
muck put out on Seconal of the Athlete's
breach of all rules and warned
Umhb. thtt it was la his power to glre
the game to the B'ue and White as
they had routined themselves to
within the rules throughout the
game, but the umpire would not do It
He did net want to cause any friction
or ill-will among the sporting
At'SMO the umnire gave a decision.
to the effect that the ninth inning will
have to bo plaved over again, at anv,
time suitable to both teams, and It
such a. decision was not accepted bv
both teams within a reasonable time,
he would declare a "no game."
The captain of the Bine and White
team Immediately accepted the umpire's
decision and declared that his
men were readv to play the ninth Inning
again at the pleasure of the Athletics.
The latter team, however, refused
to snare In the broad views of the
Blue and Wh't and declare that ther
will not confonn to the decision under
It Is unfortunate that the kame.
which was such a good one. should
come to such an end. It is to be hop
ed that the Athletics will reconsider
their decision, and that they will decide
en the field whether they are entitled
to the game or not.
The batting list was as follows:
Bine and White. Kara. Ata. Club.
C. B. Lyman c J. Kealoha
N. Lemon........ p J. Pa
D. Kal 1. b W. Siemsen
J. Kekaewa 2 b E. Amankn
J. Williams 3 b J. Iumua.
G. Apeia s.6 E. Morton
A. Aawobl r. f. J. HIlo
E. Hardee c. f A. Richards
A. Fatten L f....D. Kapunlai
Score by innings:
K. A. C 0 0 0 12 0 3 0 6
Blue & White... 3 0 0 0 0 110 5
Umpires: S. Mahelona and H. R.
MURPHY HALL CONCERT.
An Entertaining Program Is Rendered
By Local Talent.
Tho Francis Murphy Temperance
Association gave their usual Saturday
concert at Murphy hall lastnighL
A number of sailors were present and
Mjoed the elaborate program which
bad been prepared by the members
of the club.
Several numbers of the program deserve
special mention. A Hawaiian
quartet had offered their services
and sang a beautiful song entitled
"Mlkiol." George Bools made a hi:
with the new song, "Just Because I
Love You So," and had to respond to
John Martin was on hand with his
humorous talk, and P. W. Ryder, F. G.
Noyes and P. Marulce MacMahon contributed
to the vocal part of the program.
The president of the club,
Moses K. N'akuina, addressed the audience
on the work of the club, after
which everybody joined iu the singing
of the hymn, "Throw Out the Life
AT THE '
PORTS OF m
SCHOONER MANILA FROM IQUE-
QUE BARK EDWARD MAY
NOT YET DISCHARGING.
Barkentlne .Quickstep Daily Expected
From Port Townsend Kinross
Completes Unloading Schooner
S. T. Alexander Arrives.
WAILUKU. Dec 13. The schooner
Alice Kimball, Capt. Gardner, arrived
from Hana last Saturday. She
loaded sand in Kahului on Monday
and Tuesday, and sailed for Honolulu
on the evening of December 10th.
Messrs. J. T. Taylor and W. H. Field
went to Honolulu on board the Kimball.
The Alice Kimball is now owned
by the Hawaiian Ballasting Company,
the principal shareholders being J.
T. Taylor and Harry Evans.
The little schooner Waiaiua,
arrived lu Kahului on Wednesday
noon. She took on some paial and
several boxes of freight, and sailed
for the leper settlement in Kalau papa.
Molokai. this morning. The little
schooner will be in the Maui-Molokai
trade for about two months, carrying
Judge Kalua's paial for the suffering
people on the lonely isle.
The schooner Manila. Captain
arrived at Kahului on Wednesday,
December 11th, 51 days from
'Iqueque, in South America. The vessel
had an uneventful trip all the way,
encountering light winds. Sbc
Is a schooner. She brings
a cargo of 1170 tons of nitrate, 750
cf which will be discharged at Kahului,
and the balance she will proceed
with to British Columbia. The Railroad
company have not yet commenced
to discharge the vessel, but there
is no doubt that the vessel will
receive good dispatch. Captain
Knudsen Is an experienced skipper
and a very obliging man.
The schooner S. T. Alexander, Captain
Johnson, arrived at Kahulnl on
Wednesday. December 11th, 23 days
from San Franc'sco. with general
merchandise. This vessel was
awaited by th" merchants on
Central Maui especially. No grain
could be gotten on Mani. and the only
thing that could sett'e the difficult
la securing grain, without having to
buy it In Honolulu, was the arrival
of the Alexander.
The Alexander also brought six
horses, five of which are for Frank
Baldwin of Paia. and the ether for
the Walluku Sugar Company. Th
Alexander started discharging yesterday
morning, with the result that
pretty much of her deck load is off.
She. will be the first to carry away to
San Francisco part of next season's
The Kinross. Captain Murray, was
fully discharged at Kihel this week,
and sailed for Ladysmlth.
The Edward Mav. Captain Hansen,
has not vet started discharging her
coal at Klhei. The Kihei Plantation
will take her In hand at once, and it
Is expected that she will be fullr discharged
during the early part of
January. She will alsn carry a load
of sugar to San Francisco.
The barkentlne Qa'ckstep. Captain
Mellln. Js now out 35 dava from Port
Townsend, with lumber for KahnluL
She Is expected at any moment.
The Is the next vessel expected
after the Qnickstep. This vessel
will come to Kahulnl with & f all
cargo of ccal for the plantations.
Honolulu Bound to
Have a Magnificent
COMPANY TO BE INCORPORATED
PRIMARILY IT WILL BE FOR THE
PURPOSE OF FILLING
IN LOW LAND.
But it Will Have For Its Real Objective
the Construction of a Read
to Rival the Famous Riverside
Drive of New York City.
For some time there has been talk
of a boulevard, to continue from the
Waikiki tuin on King streerV direct to
Kapiolani Park. The project is now
takiug definite shape, and within a
very few days articles of incorporation
will bo filed for a company, which is.
primarily organized for the purpose
or filing in low lands on the sea side
of King street, but which will also
push the construction of a boulevard,
which will be the pride of this city.
The extension of the Rapid Transit
Company's lines has shown that within
the next two years all the principal
streets of the town will be utilized for
street car tracks. This is essential
to accommodate the traffic In the city.
Outside the city proper there are several
good drives, but none within the
It will be remembered that nearly
one year ago Colonel-J. M. Stone of
California came here and in company
with Captain N. W.'Griswold, made a
proposition to the government for
dredging part of the bay and using
the dredgings in filling in some of the
low lands lying between King street
and the- Beach road. Their proposi
tion was not accepted, which was just
as well, as later investigations proved
that the.cost of.dred.ging would baton,
great for profit On account of the coral
rock. Colonel Stone returned home,
but Captain Griswold did not give up,
believing that several hundred acres
of marsh and tie land could be made
very valuable at comparatively small
cosL Finally he arranged to secure
the necessary land and rock for the
filling from the upper part of Manoa
Valley, from which place it could be
conducted to the low lands by gravity.
With this as a basis to work on.
Captain Griswold sounded the property
owners .about filling their land
and opening up a new tractfor settlement
W. C. Achi. Cecil Brown,
Frank Hustace.- Bruce Cartwright.
the Hawaiian Hotel Company and
others were only too anxious to enter
into a contract for the filling in of
their low land provided it could be
done at a cost such as Captain Griswold
named. With this basis to work
on, Captain Griswold then broached
the subject of the owners donating
sufficient land for a boulevard one
hundred feet wide. Every property
owner from the site of the old Stock
Yards Stables to the junction of the
Diamond Head road, but one, agreed
to donate the necessary land for the
boulevard. It was recognized by all
that such a driveway would add immeasurably
to the value of their land
and they were willing to donate that
much for the benefits which would accrue.
The company which will be incorporated
in a few days will enter into
contracts to fill all land oelonging to
those who donate the right of way for
the boulevard for less than one-half
the sum any one else has ever offered
to fill It for. Captain Griswold says
that instead of costing those who donate
land for the boulevard ninety
cents a square yard for filing it will
only cost them about one-third that
araonnL Anv property holder along
the route of th. proposed boulevard
who refuses to donate the right of to-will
be denied this cheap rate for fill
ing his land.
According to promises of property
owners that have already been made,
there will be no difficulty in starting
the boulevard at South street, about
where the Stock Yards Stables stood,
and carrving it nearly on a straight
line to the southpact till ft joins the
Diamond Head Boulevard near Cecil
Brown's place at Kapiolani Park, a
distance of nearly four miles. The
boulevard is to be 100 feet wide, with
a bicycle path twenty feet wide In the
center, bordered bv two rows of trees,
drlvewavs thlrtv feet in x width on
each side of the bicvele path and sidewalks
ten feet wide on each outside
border. Rows of trees are to be planted
on the outside of each driveway so
that In a few years the entire boulevard
will be nicely shaded. Street
cars- are never to be alowed "upon tho
boulevard, as it is to bo given oyer
entirely as a pleasure drive.
For some days Captain Griswold
ha ben quletlv securing annual
towards the building and
maintenance of the boulevard. It belne
desired to secure pledges for $50,000
in this wav. It is believed that there
are two thonsand people in Honolulu
who wHI $25 each to be paid
In monthlr installments of on dothr
per month, thus covering a period of
store thaa two years for the payment
of the ?25. II $50.J In pledged In
this way, assurances have been given
of subscriptions by business men of
an additional J5Q.&0O, and then the
next Legislature will be asked to appropriate
another 450,000. making
1150,000 in all, which is considered
ample to build a magnificent Irive-way
for the entire lesgth of the
and pay fox all the tree planting.
A suggestion has already teen mads
to call it McKinley Boulevard and to
ask the Monument Committee to erect
a statue of McKinley at the entrance
to the driveway.
TT,t this is a big proposition and
may scund ephemeral to some is true
but that It is founded upon a solid
basi3 is also true and It will be carried
out to a successful termination.
The company that will file its articles
of incorporation this week hss already
arranged with B. F. Dillingham for
the necessary land at the head cf Ma
noa vaney vj De Jisea in ntung ius t
'ow lands, it wm BFgin tflis worK in
a very short t?mehanling the rock
and earth to the low land e'thsr by
electricity or creril'td wire. As a
oart of its work tea Boulevard will b3
kept constantlv iniisht and s soon
t: the right of way is donated work
on it will be inaugurated. Should it
be necessary to make a detour because
some property owner refuses t"
give the necssary land that will not
block the Bonlevcrd plan. It will
"imply injure the propert vowner who
thus stands in his 'own light. Honolulu
needs such a roadwav as
and every man, woman and child
should work for iL
S'X CANDIDATES TROD
THE BURNING LAVA
And There Was Great Commotion
For a Time at the Corner of Hotel
and Alakea Streets.
No gentle reader, murder was not
being committed in the stone building
at the corner of Hotel and Alakea
streets last night That was not tin
cause of the hjdeous cries which
emanated from the second story of
the building. The noise was made bv
some pilgrims who were being conducted
over a volcanic desett. and
who had great difficulty In holding en
to the rope.
Aloha Temple of the Ancient and
Arabic Order of Nobles of the
was organized in March last,
.and In all the tlnm since, th
who trod lavjv thcii, have
not had the opportunity cf conducting
novices through the same
other parts of the world the novices
are compelled to trpd the .burning
sands of the desert being oftimes
paraded through the streets at the
end of a rope in preparation for th3
penance they perforce must pay.
Here in Honolulu they are conducted
over hot lava, not of the k?nd performed
on by Papa Ita, but the real
burning fluid from the center of
That it was hot for some of
the novitiates last night there i' no
mistaking, from the sounds whirh
emanated from the Masonic Tcmnle
from about S o'clock in the evenin;:
until 3 this morning. If the wives of
the cand'dates find them foot sore
and tired this morning, they must b?
easy with them, which is probable
more than the men were who had
hold of the rope
The names of the novices, who were
candidates last night, but whn a"1
now nobles are A. M.
Brown. M. T. Lvons. George Ro'dlck.
J. a Evans, W. O. Atwater and Edwin
Hughes. Be gentle with them for a
UNEMPLOYED OF ALL NATIONS
ARRAIGNED BEFORE WILCOX
Alleged Vagrants m Released Upon
Their Own Recognizance Many
Postponements Until Monday.
Men, against whom it was charged
were strangers to a life of industry
and unremitting toil, were gathered
together In generous array in the
First District Court room yesterday,
where their respective cases were .o
be passed upon by Judge Wilcox.
Vagrancy cases held full In
police court Eighteen individuals at
almost every nationality represented
In the Islands, were included in tho
The roll being- ca'led, the prosecution
announced that owing to the
press of other matters the casss
against fourteen native stevedore?,
found far away from the local reserves,
would have to go over until a
later date. Attorney J. F. De Bolt,
counsel for eleven of the men. mildly
demurred at this,and stated that be
was ready to conuct his portion of
he case. W. B, Castle, Jr., and J. K.
KanUa each represented one of the
alleged vagrants. They also offered
objection to the postponement It
was contended that the men were unable
to give bail, and to postpone
woald result la keeping the men
'n confinement It was recommended
hat the men be released upon their
"wn recognizance. Judge Wilcox finally
allowed them to go oa the
that they would apear Monday.
Three Porto Ricass, arretted on the
-barge of vagrancy, were discharged.
John McKay, tae last of the alleged
vagrants. -was released, it being shown
to the ccsrt that he has" an tt a Tcev
"go beea Jtfce proud possessor of a
teady job, and while temnorarny
suspended, submitted, arsef that h5
had $10 still due aim.
RiPiD IAIIT CIB
MUTILATES A "Ml"
Patrol Wagon Hurries
to Scene of the
MAN TURNS OUT TO BE A DUMMY
SOME PRACTICAL JOKER STAR
TLES THE TOWN AND
Manager Eallcr.tyr.e of Electric Line
Disturbed Police Will Investigate
the Matter Remains cf
Dummy at the Police Station.
The mad ringing cf the telepho8
bells In the police station. The Republican
ed'torial rooms aad th
Rapid Transit Company's office last
night was the beginning of considerable
The instruments were transmitting
from Punabou the sad tidings of a
man having been .ma over by a Rapid
Transit car, and that he was thought
to bo dead.
Out from the police station hastened
the petrol wagon, followed closely
bv a cyclist of The Republican
staff; up Fcrt, then out
street they went as if engaged
In a mad raca, nor were th?y the only
ones answering to the call of duty.
At Alapai street the" were joined b.'
a mounted police officer. A
at ths same time, was boarding
ona of the electric cars, Punahou
Manager Balientyne of th3 Rapid
Transit Company had been called
awty from a sumpturus repast and a
pleasing circle of friends, by the new3
of the awful accident.
Lieutenant Lesl'e of ths mount?d
patrol, always on hand at the critical
mement. drove the spurs into his
horse's flanks, and tried to establish
a, naw horse racing, record.
On knd on they went The gong of
the patrol wagon scundlng warainsly.
causing ths Siturday night pedestrians
to gaze in wonder at the flying
An immense roar of IcugUter greet
ed the rescuing party at the corner
of Alexander street and Wilder
avenue. A crowd had assembled
there and were keeping watch over
: A "bodv" lying alongside the track
attracted the attenticn of the party,
and Manager Balientyne delicatly
proceeded to ascertain if the victim
cf the accident was st'll alive.
As- he raised the handkerchief
which crvercd th3 face of the pros-trite
form, another howl of laughter
caused Mr. Ba'IeDtvne to ask what It
all meant He did not know what to
make of it There was a man wha
had been run over b? a car. breathing
Drobably his test and around him a
crowd of gav voung people laughing
and jokiag as if they were at a vaudeville
The svmnathetic manager gave a
scrrnful 'ook at thqse. around him and
returned his cttsnfion to the "dying
man." (more langhter).
Turn'ng the "bodv" around, a ghastly
spectacle was unveiled.
A man without a head! Sure enoueh.
There were his legs; thsre were his
arms; about two vards awav was hi
hrt: but his head or his face were
not to be found. Certainly there was
a p'ain case for ths coroner.
A lad:- nresent snggfted looking
to see if the sleeves c t the ccat wpra I
not minus the arms, and another J
buret cf l3uehter wq the result
It was thm fourd that th victim
of th jrrld'st wao cnlv a dummv.
Mr. Ballentvne eain something that
was not a nravr. The ',wiver of tho
n6"c said 'i would mean
mcfh'? rn the reef for seme one, and
a Frenchman. wh hnnened to bi
arrnnd, Jc':iedp the chrrus with an
A hug- "joke"' hd been perpetrated
by somp one. at th exnen" "f
the police. th newspanennan and th3
manager of th Rnnld Transit Com-
bct "he who laughs last laughs
Th? clothes with whirh th dummy
was made are in thtt of
th p Did Transit nople nnd D?Dut"
?7horlff f,Mn.Tn.T?rmrtH Trill orilrrrt.
the jokers en ?s to e'v3 i
fhnn a litt'e do? of md''"e. wMh !
wl'l cu-" them forever of thsir joking
ORGANIZE COFFEE COMPANY
Application Fcr a Charter Was Made
Yesterday Capital of $50,0CO
Ail of the Sleek is Taken,
Th Kona and Chicago Coffee Co.
which was latlv Pntcd bv J.
whHc In th Fat l th latest
to organize In ths
.ritory of HawatL
'i AnVIcatfon wjtjnad vpfrda" to
the Treasurer of the Territory far a
charter to- do bwrlnass, and then the
directors of the company will be elect-S
ed and work commence immediately
on the marketing of the coffee cf the
Islands all in Chicago.
The new compear has a capital of
550.090 which Is divided Into 200
shares which are all held in Chicago.
The principal plantat'oa of the
company is situated in North Koaa.
and consists cf about 12W) acres of
land, 50 of which are bearing trees.
When seen yesterday ettemorn Mr.
Coerper said that at last a chance
had come for th development of th
coffse industry of the Islands, which
has never been properly handled.
Undsr the new arrangement tha growers
will be brought in close contact
with the consumer, with the result
that coffee will be grown hare at a
profit inetrad of at a toss and tha
industry will be bound to grow la ths
The first shipment of coffee will he
made this inert h and will cossfrr of
500 saclcj of th3 finsst Koaa coffee.
From th? firet ehipmeat the
ments win be mad moathiy and as
effort made to kr:p the supply up t3
ELKS GATHER IH
HEBRT SOCIJL SESSION
SONGS, RECITATIONS AND JEST
THE AUTHORS PASS A
House Warming ta Which Friends of
Honolulu's Best People on Earth
Are Made Participants Program
cf Much Excellence Rendered.
There was something doing la Elk-dem
yesterday evening. Th9
pedestrian passing the handsome
new building located at the corner
of Bsretaaia and Miller streets
was not obliged to Indulge in much
speculation regarding what was golnfl
on in the upper floor of the building
The Honolulu Lodge of Elks entertained
their friends, and at the samJ
time opened their aitistic and m
modlous lodge rooms for inspection.
The gathering wes strtctlv a stag af
fair, the fair sex having been assured
that at a not far d'ttaut dato they
would be nermitted to enjoy all tha
.attendant delights of aa open social
The Best People on Earth were cut
in force. Eech had evidently taken It
solely upon himself to inv'te a number
of congenial friends. That there
were "no regrets" received goes with
out saying. Exalted Rular Dr. C. B.
Cooper was called away. A. E. Mur
phy acceptably filled the place as
master of ceremonies.
Of course there "was a program, it
scope included such events ts enly
an Elks entertainment committee
could possibly arrange. From oarlv
evening until some time after
a'ght the hours paserd with winged
.swiftness. Mus'c. scng and recitation
followed one another In rapid
succerslon. Now and then a hann
jest would intersperse the regular
program. The commitfe la charge
left n:thiag undone thet would add
to the general enjovment But then,
the frc3 hospltal'tv of the Elk Is
famed from ocaan to ocsan, therefore,
why dwelt upon a fact that is commonplace.
The program Included about twenty
numbers. Throughout tho
Captain Berger. A. R. Cuaha, E. A.
Powers and Prof. Sharp rendered
selections which won deserved
pixise. Allan Dunn made a hit with
a recitation givea a? onlv t"
caa declaim. L. Rockwell
couldn't escape an encore affr h1
rong. The Eame fate fell to W. H.
Hoog3. who .endeavored to appease
the popular c'amor. Then came Jes.
Dougherty. His song3 brought forth
three enccres. A. L. Morris
upon the requirements, of the
average Elk. caused audible smiles
to permeate th atmosphere covering
an extended area. His heart to heart
talk concerning th? anotlmlctl
of produced aa
erurtloa of aopIue. Cartooaft
Ytrd'ev sketched Interlccker A.
his skill with the rhilk. H. D.
recitat'ons ranged from gay to
grave, aad proved a henov hit.
The voung mn crmorlslng the Elks
rvanetti Including Msssrs. Marriner.
Livingston Petrsoa aad Dougherf
were actually overworked. They d'd
not complain, but rspondsd to tha
clamor most agreeably.
Tb? little ekit in whih Eddie
B'yd. oa the platform and A. R.
at the n'ano. wes orig'nal as it wat
taking. Frequent recalls
this team raise the white flag of
distress. The entartainmnt closed
with a cornet salo '3!1"- Kobn. selections
on ths guitar Willie Hsrrick.
cello solo hv l Tnbiner. and vecal
mnic bv Charles Elrton.
The piece d resietenre of the evening
was h Informal esH from a
of Hogan's Fnn'Makers. Emt
Hogan. Ray Trusts. Lawrence Des.
and Bi'lie McLean were brought
down to th at ths
of the regular Orphenm
Hccan n'tc escaped until
"Go Wav Back and Sit Down" his
mrnerplece had presMd.
Th wee rma'I hours of the
were stradllv becoming enlarged
befnr tha merrv jratherine drew to
a fiy:e. ft Pan i,.,. sa(j tht th,
'''n. etven th" IV
P. O V- rrHonoluln was la every way
a finished success.
wm LAST HIT
Streets Thronged By a
I Host of Present
SA8TA GLAUS IN THE TROPICS
NO SNOW FOR HIS REINDEERS!
NO SLECS OR SKATES
IN THE STQRES
Shcppcrs WH! Sc Bttcy R.r tbe Next
Few Days Stos Attmet Large
Crowds Ice Crcacn In tht CfwtBt.
Until a tat hour test aht tit
streets of HoAOtuis we tn.oasjfii
wiia hundreds of !opl af at cou
uods aad natrasaluta, who were
itini, the stores, coming away, inaity
of laem. with iarg buadtea or a:tf
clfej declined as ihxistMa pre: ute
tor relatives and friends.
Christmas shopping praeUeally
yeste:duy alter the hours uf
paying off. From that tlm up U
tha night before CarUtata. m, ttm
store-keepers, business will
with a gradual Increase as (tot
time before the holiday dwindles to
Hundreds are proeurtas their
now to aad them away on the
Island steanittis sailing at tb?
of the week Ibr Hawaii. Maut
Kauai and Molokai. go that p. ,! on
the other islands will letetve tfca
goods In plenty of time. Of to .rj,
much more will b seat by tin ft .i avers
leaving just before ChrUtoia
but. as maay of tha present have t6
be carried by busses to different pairs
o the iclands, especially Hawaii, tl t
largest of the group, aad people ar.
naturally anxious that their fnon K
should rective ths remesibTfares it
plenty of time, much stuif I tbt
early. Then, there are lota of pntiti
who bought yesterday becauM vrj
happenea to hav th raacajraa awvf
not have it next Saturday.
Merchants say that next Saturufey
Is likely to be a busier day than that;
preceding Christmas, because It will
be the last pay-day before tha Joyful
The Rapid Transit ears were
to the limit all day yesterday and
when darkness fell aad the Mcl-.ta
gloamed In the weltatocked etorr ?,-
the crowds Increased and the ot'
streets were full.
The nrlvste carr'age cf tha w H-to-do
lined up along tb side wt Ike
while pedestrians hid Un thing i
the wind w from the view of n 9
who happened to be merely past
Here a young and happy roup'" 1-
bowed their wav throuffh th- pi- k ll
streets, guiding them th' ' I-
dliag rteps of a little one who want 1
to be lifted up to see all that was r i
show, and who. when askfd is ti
what he would lfk Santa. t
bring him en Chrfatmas. o-. ;
enough treasures to break his fath r 3
Men who ordinarily would net f
seen on the streets carrying a pa k
aee of aav kind, were hauled down
with a varied assortment of mrl"'
ous bundles as th" were being I 1
from store ta storiT by their b l(
halves. Now and then, pwchaac. th
apparently burdened but happy t
low would be forced ta drop hi pf k
tges to d'g down ia his pock'ts
more of the wherewithal
People who were tos late for t
Ian mall to the Coast aad wha ar
still detenn'nfd to send'a little
two to friends baek la the St if ?
were thick, around the tor yh -
articles peculiar to the Hawaiian N
ands ire sold. Those who end rr
enta East from Hawaii g'ti -'
eboose something character! t'c f f -Islands.
It seemed that rverv tto wii 5
lot; its iKwt to hi Jvri n tittle m
attractive than IU neighbor.
No devtt those who hav folk'? oa
the mainland, is ther weat f" m st r
to store aad natlevd the r
the strests and what tbv w' ''
log. thought that their Set tern f'ir ;
would detm It a vary Strang? Lhr t
East of -the Rockies ths anew 1 a
oa the ground and people are a-"M'!T"
sround fires. th'e who are bl ? '
with Um comfort aad a' ladu'g ";;
In hot drinks. In New York, ia 'J 4
winter time, the summer
are traaefana?d tn
dispensaries of hot chocolate, cocca.
coffee, tea, beef-tea aad so forth
It woald seem strang for rn to ecraa
direct from that wintry clma and
wfc the streets of Honolulu. Last
a'ght he would have reen the cold
soda-water flowing and would
have observtd a tremendous
for ice cream. Ice cream at Christmas
In the East fo!k3 are hurraing along
with h?d3 brt low against the
snow, while hero thav trln rb?"t
ia light and airv rcstumes ! a
"'h, other if it i3 hot enough to sn t
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