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HONOLULU STAK-nULLETIN, THf HSDAY, OCT. 1012.
LETTERS ON TIMELY TOPICS
TiirusDAV m Toi5i:i: :. imij
(ll (It xnills Inter i(Us: fcrhlr ofrx Inlfr OH 1 1,
iriln-s. old ChincM' proverb.
UP TO HAWAII
S rrtai v Fisher's two-minute t;ilk vestmlav
willt which w rlosnl his puldir hearings in Ha
waii, puts it fairly up to tht Mfple of Hawaii
to work out their own salvation. His attitude
toward Hawaii, and that of the national admin
istration, is summarized in this talk. In those
two minutes he gave so much sound and friendly
udviee, in such compact fonn, that it should he
known to everv citizen of the territory. Said
I am here, primarily, as the representative of the
president of the United States, coming, it is true, at
the reqnest of both parties to this controversy and
my, functicm is one of a purely advisory nature. All
4 1. I S t a 1 1 a I. 1 J . m a li . J
mm i can uo is leu me president oi me cm tea
States what 1 think he ought to do. I may say to
you that I think I know what I shall say to him, and
11 it were not for that rule which makes it courteous
not to say in advance what you intend to say to the
piesident of the United States, I should have no hes
itation in saying it now. However, I shall conform
to the rule.
There is only one other thing I can say that is,
1 hope the people. of this territory will have cleared
op a little for them as a result of this investigation.
iiiuij auu tuc uuiiwumev wmi wuitu lie urns m ueai -
that they will aDoreclate a little more than thev
have that ajiy, governor ought not to be left to play
a lone, hand as your governor has been left to play
- 1. - -1 1 A. A A .
ucre ana as peruaps ne is oy temperament rawer
disposed to play.
The fact of the matter is that your destiny is in
jrour. hands. There 1s very little indeed that the, gov
ernment at, Washington can do. There la very little -
,that I can do. All that I can do 13 to hold, up the
' mirror and ask a few questions which-may bring out
the situation clearly to you so that you may work out
your own sanration. mere is no one eise mat can
aid you, and the sooner you realize In this territory
4 . . . . . . . m . m ...
tnat n is necessary to work out a right solution
political and. Industrial problems here, why, the bet
ter; it will be for you. j, Itt must be worked out and
V worked, out: right No other basis is going to do you
any good in the long run. '. T .
:j ,1 do not believe it would be appropriate for me to :
t go any further n the situation at this. time all I can
in which I have been received here and the coopera
tion I have received on all hands, and the frankness
and willingness with which the. people have, been
willing to talk to me has been a great satisfaction to
me; and the way they hare recognized .that differ
ences exlst'and always wiu exist; that back-bf it
all there Is less justification for keeping motives
ftllfft than yla ora framiAnttw anr r etmnAeA
I thank you all. This Is our adjournment "sine
31 r. Fisher has declared the steady interest
of the 'liatioual administration in Hawaii, the
attention that he and his department will pay to
the problems of this territifrv. and at, the same
time he has made it quite clear that lie relies on
this stunliuessv the cleardieadeddess, ' the pro
gressive Americanism oMIawaii as the greatest
forces toward; the working out of Hawaii's .sal
vation.'''" . " " ' r " ' '
TO BEAT WILSON IN MAINE
, u rou p. as
, tome vet?'
I diil, "Mr. Peters has not
He answered the same as
wvnt ; he did to me and also he pointed to-
A PKCI'LI Alt WATI'll.
Editor Honolulu Star-Hulletin.
Sir: Yesterday evening I
down to the wharf where the S. S. ward the upper deck. Then there
Lurline was getting ready for her sail came an assistant worker of the
to Frisco. 1 went up to the deck to church and a few of the other niem
say good-bye to Mr. iVters, the miuis-; bens, and they went up to the deck to
ter of the Christian church. Then I j say good-bye to Mr. Peters. And I
went down to the wharf, as I couldn t j couldn't do it.
"Cold comfort for ail V partv" is tin- comment !fi,nd'lim; anduasd "n f the group: It is the greatest question to n.e
H 11 'of the church members. Mr. Peters why the watchmen watches are so
of the Litemrv Diirest. that imoartinl iiid"i of bas not onie yet?" He. pointing to changeable One said. "It is late" to
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puhlic opinion, on the .Maine election.
ever, the Literary Digest's rather discoiira-in.r
statement that none of the three big parties.
U public an, Pnrgresshe. l)emo ratic. got com
fort from the Maine results is. not likely to hold
good, now that the presidential campaign is un
As is well known, the recent election was for
governor, congressmen and state officers, and
the Progressives and Kepublican regulars com
bined, overcame a heavv Democratic majority
and .ejected their candidate, William T. Haines,
Progress ivism now seems to Ik? the real key
note of the Maine situation. A glance at the
Maine papers shows how many of the "regular"
members and organizations are deserting the
Republican banner to liecome openly progress
There is this to be considered still: that the
term " progress! vev in Maine has been for nearly
the upper deck, said. "lok. there ; nie ; few minutes before and then he
IIow-lMr. Peters is." So I went to the gang-! said "It is early" for another.
way to go up to the deck, but one of! I would like to ask the manager of
the watchmen shut me off from my j the steamship company to let the
way and asked me, "Are you a pas. i watchmen have the right time a
senger?" So 1 said. "No, i am not." ! good watch but only one watch.
He said then. " It is too late." ! . Sincerely yours.
I went back to the group, waiting: B. M. MATSI.ZAWA.
I Xit see the steamer leave. Thwi there
came a lady and asked one of the
Sec'y Japanese Y. M. C.
City, Oct. 2nd.
a year synonymous with "Koosevelter." The
real progressives, of the LaFollette.type and the
LaFollette following, long ago broke away from
the standpatters and began war on the Repub
lican machine politicians. They were gaining
an ascendancy when Democracy took' advantage , transport Sherman for eight weeks
i t at.,. .,t vacation on tne mainiana. ne .win
Ol lUC Ul caiu tiuu h uu . iuo cittuuu jvtt-xo
MAJOR A. D. HASKKLL, of ths
Philippine Constabulary, is proceeu-
ing to the islands as a passenger in
the Japanese liner Tenyo Maru
Dr. C. C. Wadsworth is a passenger
in the Japanese liner Teuyo Maru for
PRINCE SERGE GAGAR1NE, of
the royal Russian court, with a com
panion, is a through passanger in the
Tens'o Maru and is making a tour
Of the world.
A. L. Humphrey, of Honolulu, L. F.
Kipler and wife of New York, and R.
W. Hill, a Los Angeles capitalist,
were among yesterday's arrivals at
Ihe Palace. S. F. Call. ,
A. R. HAGER and Mrs. Hager and
two children are passengers in the
Japanese liner Tenyo Maru bound for
Manila, where Mr. Hager has exten
sive business interests.
LEONARD H. CAMP of the U. S.
Engineer's office, will leave on the
FROM THE KUHIO SIDE
visit. Irt California and Oregon
E. !. CARPENTER, a lumber deal
er of Seattle, R. William Wentworth,
a new Orleans shipper and William
At Rice, a well known capitalist of
Honolulu, were among yesterday's ar
rivals at the Eellevue.' S." F. Call.
When Koosevelt came back into the arena on
his whirlwind campaign for the nomination at
Chicago, the discredited Republicans in M?me,
disappointed office-seekers, and, of course, a Rev. ami MRS. t. r. wickes,
V - if ii i i I missionaries to the Orient, are pas-
number of sincere believers in the colonel, Sengers in the Toyo Klsen Kaisha
formed ''the "Progressive party and it wa this
element that combined with the progressive Ke
publieans to elect Haines.
; The combination naturally weakened as som
as its object was accomplished and the split over
the presidential candidates.. again ? weened. fNow
the far seeing Maine men- are endeavoring to
nanie electors who will" be able, to vote for Taft
or Roosevelt whichever shows K the .most
strength. Meanwhile, the Progressives are rap
idly building up. state, and county organizations
and expect to win such a following that by No
vember they can span the party breach and out
vote the Wilson. Democrats.
M. mm I IPH' l'i V1VIUI T 4- lOUV I. KW AM li. C 1 I IU
t x ' -
brought-, about.. 2: lietter understanding betwtiu
the delegate and the governor has been evident
for; sonic days to those who have attended the
public hearings. It was made quite plain yes:
terday by Mr. Ashford, Kuhio's attorney, that
much of the acerbity and bitterness of the dele
gate, and his friends have leen swept away as
the hearings and the island tours progressed.
nounceil that Mr. Ashford's sentiments were his
own, and it is therefore fair to assume that Mr.
Ash ford's statement as the last hearing ended
yesterday is a statement of Kuhio's attitude. It
breathed a spirit of mutual esteem and closer
relationship that augurs much for future politi
cal harmony in Hawaii. Here are two signifi
I am free-to say that the closer and more intimate
association which these nearly four weeks have
brought about I am quite free to say, or cleared out
of our minds, or at least the minds of some of us,
many of. the cobwebs the mistakes that previously
existed there. I am sure I do not know to what ex
tent the same fact may be true with reference to the
other 6ide of the controversy, but with reference to
us we are proud and perfectly willing to admit that
many things that seemed to us at the time of making
Kpecifications to be serious, have in a large measure
lost their seriousness as a result of the explana
tions that have been given by Governor Frear or oth
ers, and of the examinations and observations that
we have been able to give to the circumstances them
selves as we have proceeded upon our journey, espe
cially around the group of islands.
Even if this incident should be absolutely closed
today and not another word was written concerning
It, I think there has been enough information come
out from the hidden and secret places to so far en
lighten our community as to matters heretofore uu.
known among us, that the result in this community
alone will be a vastly better understandinsr as to
, hat have ltwn our conditions, what is the cause of
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. i h i m a i in rii a i i r-iti -u itii
"What shall be;the relation of capital to labor or
. to the small planter; . what shall be the general Idea
in, regard to homesteading; what shall be the extent
of, discretion, if any, given to the executive; what
shall be. done in regard to the regulation of trans
portation rates and public utilities generally; what
should be done generally In the way of uplift and
progress of this territory along the lines of what we
call progressivism those are the questions that have
become lasger than .the question of who should oc
cupy the governor's- chair." Attorney C. W. Ashford.
That's the broad view to take of it, Mr. Ash
ford, and the way to accomplish the results is to
silence the false friends of any man, governor or
delegate or anyone elfce, who attempts to stir up
again embers of the past.
The Star-Bulletin will publish from time
to time during tlie next few days extracts from
the stenographic reports which this paper has
taken of the testimony at the Fisher hearings.
The testimony bore so directly on Hawaii's
problems and -presented so many views of these
problems from men qualified by experience and
ability to speak, that every word of it is inter
esting. Some of the statements have been too
long to present fully but from first to last the
Stak-Bclletin has covered the hearings fully
and given the public the impartial and un
biased story of the investigation through the
medium of stenographic reports.
Of the candidates for governor of New York,
the Progressive, Oscar Straus, is probably best
equipited and best known. His nomination was
achieved at a veritable stampede of the conven
tion. .Sulzer, the Democrat nominated yester
day, is a widely-known congressman, but not of
liner Tenyo Maru. They will remain
over at Honolulu for a week, or ten
LOUIS GLASS, who was sdme years
ago identified with the installation
of af telephone service at Manila, and
lecently figured in the public prints
of San Francisco,' Is making flying
visit to the Philippines as & passen
ger iu the" Tenyo 'Ma.ru. "
MRS. B. V. COLLINS and Miss Be
atrice comns, or Los Angeies are
passengers' in the Japanese liner
Tenyo Maru enroute to Japan and
China. They may continue the jour
ney around the world, visiting ex
tensively in India and the Holy Land
MISS HARRIET BRADFORD,
daughter of Otey' Bradford, left ye
terday for the East, where she will
complete her studies at Bryn Mawr.
Miss Bradford retnrned recently from
Honolulu, where She was one of the
attendants at the Parker-Smart wed
dings S F. Examiner
MR. and MRS. M. T. SIMONTON
end son, Richard, will spend the fall
and winter months at the beach, hav
ing taken apartments at the Hau
Tree. The Simonton bungalow on
Fourteenth Avenue, KaimukL has
been purchased by Mrs. Jeunie Hare,
who recently arrived in the islands
from, the ; mainland,;, and. proposes to
maki Honolulu her. home.
OF HIS INJURIES
Wilson M. Hoge, C. E., employed
by the Constructing Quartermaster at
Castner; Schofield Barracks, died on
Tuesday, October 1st, at the Post hos
pital at Leilehua, of injuries received
at Wa!hiawa on Saturday last, when
he accidentally fell off a wagon load
ed with household goods, one wheel
passing over his right leg and, groin.
The same evening, suffering intense
pain, he was taken to the Post hos
pital at Leilehua, where his condition
rapidly becoming worse during the
Dight, he was operated upon early
Sunday for internal injuries sustain
ed. Major de Witt performing the op
eration. Rallying after the operation,
which had caused great loss of blood,
he was somewhat better on Monday.
Early ou Tuesday his condition be
came rapidly worse, and he died at
2:25 the same afternoon.
Chaplain Major Pruden kindly took
over the remains, and a beauui'iil ser
vice was held at the ;ost : h.ikl on and is well worth seeing.
Wednesday forenoon at L1.V The
casket, covered with the Stars? tnd
Stripes and flowers, was carried in'
to the church by fellow Masoas. to
the strains of "Nearer, My Gcd. to
Thee," played by the 2d Infantry
band, stationed outside the church.
The usual burial service was read in
a very impressive manner by th
chaplain, a hymn sung, and again the
casket was carried out and placed on
a caisson drawn by six black horses,
and then. led by the band p!nying a
funeral dirge, the procession wended
itssway to the depot, from where the
remains were shipped to Honolulu for
Mr. Iloge was a native of Wteeli. a,
West Va., a 32d degree mason. He
had no relatives here, and only two
elderly maiden aunts survive him in
the East; ' : v
. LIFETIME of study
and application is the
price ot the watch
maker's trade. Our
watchmakers are watchmakers;
nothing else. Here your
timepiece gets expert atten
tion. Watches we repair keep
GEORGE K. KANE The Hul Unt
ona is all right It is my business to
resign the government position and
join the political army commanded by
Joel C. Cohen. -
GEO. F. SMITHIES "Efficiency" Is
my motto. That ought to bring In
votes. The next thing for me, to do
is to get down to business and write
out my political speeches.
F. J. TESTA 1 can only blame the
Hawaiians ; for not sticking together.
Why didn't the Republican and Dem
ocratic Hawaiians nominate Hawai
ians for legislative and county offices.
J. C ANDERSON I sincerely hope
that James BIcknell will give me a
chance to run for county auditor two
years hence., I think he has earned
enough to retire, from the activities ot
life. . - ' . -
J. C. COHEN I may join, the Hui
Uniona yet. I believe I; have; just as
good a chance as the other candi
dates on the Republican ticket, -. I am
sthl adhering to Prince Kuhio.: He is
my man. r ; . -
COMMITTEEMAN BOYD I can
not make my ' report in English but
, my political influence - is such that I
can order John H.; Wise or James H.
Hakuole of the Republican headquar
ters to write out my reports, .
CHARLES HUSTACE, JR. It
doesn't make any difference to - me
how many sign a petition asking me
to withdraw, If there is such a . thing
in circulation. I am going to run for
the mayoralty all the same.
D. L. CONKLING I believe Secre
tary Fisher of the Interior is the bestf
official investigator that ever visited
these Islands. He is outspoken. I
believe that his investigation of the
administrative affairs of the Territory
will be the means of bettering the
conditions here generally.
CHAS. K, NOTLEY I think Secre
tary Fisher of the Interior, who has
just concluded his Investigation of the
Kuhio-Frear controversy, will make a
satisfactory report of his work to
President ' .Taft after, his return to
Washington. 1 Secretary Fisher is cer
tainly a wonderful man. '
FINE PICTURES REAL
FEATURE AT EMPIRE
It is surely a matter of taste as to
which is the really "big" feature of
the Empire theater's program of ex
cellent pictures, for a more varied,
and better selection, in equal num
bers, has never been seen on a pic
ture program in this city. The com
edy, "Revolution in a Bachelors'
Club," is one" of the most delightful
comedies it is possible to imagine,
while the opposite to this, "The New
Superintendent," contains more inter
est and "heart throbs" to the minute
than has been seen in any moving
picture here in many a day, and the
showing on the screen (taken from
the actual occurrence) of the burning
of twenty-two mammoth oil wells is,
in itself, well worth the time spent
It is, perhaps, an effort on the part
of the management to increase inter-
i est in their picture house, that a pro
gram of all feature pictures is shown.
The fact remains that the present
program is one of the best, if not the
best, that has' ever been seen here.
The "Confession of Faith" may be
summed up in the query; "What's the
constitution between bull mooses?"
Roosevelt has been getting some
great receptions; through Oklahoma,
where he Is now touring. .
COLLEGE HILLS Several choice Building Lots.
Modern Bungalow, Lot 15,000 sq. ft
Chalk's K. Crams of Chicago, is finlin it
prettv expensive to get even with Taft. It has
ahvalv cost him about $200,000.
Now that we've ival the minutes for years
past, let's get lown to the new business of this
If money talks, someloly ought to change
the name of Ovster Kay.
PUNAHOU DISTRICT Young St.: Building Lot, 12,981 sq. ft 2000.00
Young St.: House and Lot 4500.00
Makiki St.: Modern Bungalow ' 5000.00
Anapuni St.: l-story Modern House 4500.00
KAIMUKI Ocean View: Modern Home 8000.00
Ocean View: Furnished Bungalow 3500.00
PA LAM A Auld lne: House and Lot 1750.00
NUUANU Fine Lot, 40,000 sq. ft., near Luahaha 1750.00
TANTALUS On Ridge: Fine Building Lot 1500.00
PACIFIC HEIGHTS Modern Home; large grounds, cool climte, un
surpassed view '; 1.. .. oono. imi
GUARDIAN TRUST CO., Ltd.,
SECOND FLOOR, JUDD BUILDING
A Home $1850
Four-room new modern bungalow at
Kaimuki, 80x150, corner lot near car
line. -t-'"- ' ' T:.; :. .i
A Home $3250
Four-room bungalow, large lot welt
planted Terms, $500 cash, monthly
alae Road 450
: ' 75x150, near. new school at Kaimuki; " ' S
, t fAjtptear Kin SL $750-
. 60x108, lot in New Judd tract, near
v j King and Punahou ' Streeta. Easy
- -r.-1--: r': terms. ' " ; - '' ' - - -
i. f .
Are: being sold by us ai re:
markably low, pnees.
Quality Guaranteed N
VIEIRA JEWELRY. CO., LTD.,
The Popular Jeweler ' 113 Hotel Street
Here, There, and Everyvksre
Real Estate Is On the Move
No American city ever confronted a
more promising future a future so re
plete with wealth and prosperity that we
can scarcely realize it at this time. Our
diversified agricultural interests . will
bring enormous wealth. Our geographi
cal position 'will make us the world's
commercial centre. Our climatic ad
vantages offer a residential paradise that
cannot be excelled.
Lots in Ocean View, $650 d
Lots on Palolo Hill, $400
Henry Waterhouse Trust Co.,
CORNER FORT AND MERCHANT STREETS