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LETTERS ON TIMELY TOPICS
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VOTE LAXITY OUT !
jAmon those whose ilutv t;ikes t lim into tlie
; Streets ami tin hvv;vs of lliis rilv. Iy ilsiy jiittl
; niht, then is no misapprehension as to the hi X
ty of tin poliee administration. Today is pnh
' HkIichI a statement from .lames A. Iiath, I ead
worker of I 'a J a ma settlement am) a man wl.o is
lx)tli a skilled ohserver ami an unbiased jmlj;e.
yf. Kath drelines to support Sheriff .farrett.
'H(put his finder on speeifie instanees witeije
JamMtV administration is failing. He p. tints
'out that the smial evil is heinj; w inked at by the
sworn officers of the law.
hind Mr. Rath humrx. With due resjeet to
Dr. -fccudder, who says that although there are
indications ih laxity in the poliee foree, he in
trbds to support Jarrett rather than Parker, the
Star-Bullotn believes that Mr. Hath has Mter
opportunities for knowing the true facts rfgmi
inr. the police. administration than the minister
of Central Cnion. Mr. path's life is spent where.
every hour irf the day undnjsbtdie is in a posi
tion to see the truth.
DEI.ICCRATS EXPECT TO IflN BOTH HOUSE
I AND. SENATE
Mainland election resists will be watched to
morrow riipjhtwUh almost; as much' interest in
the senatV)! and representatives in the lower
house-eJectkl as , in,,, the., presidential, contest.
While there is a ijenfraLbclfpf that Democracy
iiite1ikMy-ti-lMfld-ifM-owii or strengthen it
. Klf,in;thejhouse, the senate is in much doubt
and will be until the votes an counted.
The interposition of the. Bull Moose party liaa
set all pm-edehts awry, and few indeed ai e the
political experts willing to risU their, reputation
on a definite forecast. It may be said, however,
that with the Hepnbl ican party umded against
itself, there certainly should be an accession of
Democratic ' strength all. alonjr-tfie line, lirespect
ive of ,AVilsonK chances for the presidency. This
his bcen widejy r hailed as a "Democratic year",'
and the l(un;M only
whetted bv what .the last house . was able to do
for them, art gathering in anticipation of a more
substantial feast should hotkjiouses Ik? theirs.
the great inventor his idea ioii suffrage ami the
fiiterview is reortiil as follows:
"IMison fixl his; eyes, sit that wide, pi -let i-i-al
mouth of his. and thouhr fur a minute.
'Well.' he said, 'women should rertainl v have
the, "vote on all questions involvjny: the I'lim a
tion of their children ami onjall moral (pit si ions.
Yes. and questions concern i,n their work, too.
" '-lust when would yoi lraw the line? I
"Kdisou thought for a minut; it was plain
that the dynamo was working within, turning
out a thousand ideas a serond.
" 'I guess we can't,' he said finally, arguing
aloud to "himself. I guess 1 cap't stop there.
No; I'm for it. It's only right, jand it's expe
dient, too. Woman's the moral force of the
world, jand this movement's part reduction of
waste jjnd equalization of wealth, and part plain
morals! You know, the average man's a pretty
tough proposition when you strip off the husks.
Just If tely we've leen stripping off a few husks
in Ne;y York the KosenthaLcase. If I hesitated
on thak point it was lecauge I was afraid of
doubling the vote when we've got so much to do.
But, ajter all, that will takeVare of itself, I sup-
g IN POLITICS, would have got the i-om.vi answer.
una in a lianiy iasnion, too.
1 h:;e rever uttered a word about
Carlos Udig exrojjt when aked if he
is a jzwi inan. My answer has al
ways h-n .of the bst toward him.
As to rnv work in 2 for .Ine Frn
G. Harriett should not opposed aslhal L ahoul th(1 bifIi;esl j:)ke of the
i a candidate tor supervisor on account day. My official capacitv as a sui.er-;
Honolulu, Nov '1. 1!M:
Editor Honolulu Star-HulMin.
Sir: Referring to statements Horn
tiiun to time by politicians ihat Mr.
of his connection with tlie
i terests, and that the liouor
liquor in- visor forces me to travel with him!
question and talk together on all matters con-
I should not be brought into politics in cerning the betterment of the county
'this election, we believe ihat it would ir. all' respect?. It seems so small
be of interest to th1 general elector- that te county committer and the
! ate to know the attitude that Mr. Hart- several men of intelligence who are
:lett, himself, took towards Mr. Sam handling the campaign should consid-J
i Johnson when he was considering er such statements as true without
running as a "(delegate to the Repub- referring same to me first.
lican county convention and as a can- : No man will make me stop from as-
didate for supervisor. :sociaiing with Joe Fern as a friend
i The following statement was made and as a supervisor,
by .Mr. Sam Johnson in the presence 1 wish to say, so that all can un
I of the undersigned and others on thejderstand my position, that I have not
; steamer Manna Kea on the night of worked for Joe Fern, nor intend to.
! September 2.", while we wt re on the! I have alao been accused of work-
way to the Hilo C'vic convention: 1 ing against Ohas. Arnold. Allow me
"Early In September I was asked by also to say that Chas. Arnold should
a number of men of this city to run be returned 10 the board. He has
ECU' CQOSE CANDIDATES IN THE STATES
; fcafs the Hilo Tribune:
The feature of this campaign which lias been the
iuost noticeable has been Its, comparative decency.
Compared with the ordinary election orgy, when
drunkenness and kindred nuisances are given more
or less license, the present campaign has been an
exceedingly quiet one. We see no drunken bums
lurching in and out ol saloons, the streets are not
blocked by filthy political runners and similar touts
"earning" easy money through loud-mouthed and
generally profane argument. Thus it has been dem
onstrated that the lack of a campaign fund promotes
decency in the campaign. Under the circumstances
i should be nothing much short of an offense to
contribute to such a fund either now or in the future.
A senatorial election of more than ordinary
interest takes place in Oregon tomorrow. Sen
ator Jonathan Bourne, one of the leaders of the
little group of progressives in the upper house
of Congress, stayed in Washington during the
primary campaign and was not renominated by
the Republican party, which put up Ben Selling.
Bourne is now running on an lndenendent, tick
et, while the Bull Moose party has put up (Uark.
The ttull Moose party has one great source
of strength in! tortjorrows election, and that-is
the heads of the state tickets. ; Many of the. Pro
gressive candidate for governor are men of the
very highest type; rtnl it is remarkable how! lit-.
tie the professional politicians, even the veteran
politicians, are represented on the Bull Moose
state'tickets.' ' ' l. , " '
Beginning with Oscar S. Straus in New York,
niany good men may le mentioned. Among them
are Winston Churchill, the militant author of
New Hampshire, 'foe of railroad corruption ; Ar
thur Capper, editor of the.Topeka Daily Capital,
of TopekaKansas; Charles S. Bird, a manu
facturer of East Walpole, lassachusetts ; Judge
Albert I). Xortoni, of the appeals court of St.
Louis, Missouri. North Dakota has put forward
Dr. C. C. Cregan, president of Fargo college and
a noted educator Oov. Aldrich of Nebraska is
up for reelection on the Progressive ticket, as is
McGovern of Wisconsin, a Boosevelt leader in
thq first Chicago convention. In Washington
- there Js running a pictmvsijue character by the
name of 4Bobv ITxIge, ex-minj'r, ex-pugilist.
. later a sherif f.of consicuous fom if somewhat
: rough-and-ready methods; Allwrt J. Beveridge,
the eloquent IIiosier, is Indiana's choice; Ohio
has put forward a wealthy automobile manufac
turer, Arthur 1,. Oarford. from the north of the
state, but he, like Clifford Parks, the Denver
banker nominated in Colorado, is not greatly
feared by the older parties.
Few of these men have had much previous ex
perience in polities, but they have been warmed
up by the Ifcosevelt flame and an' as likely to be
Hood governors as anvone else.
Thomas A. Edison, that man of eminent I v
practical ideas, has declared himself for woin-
an's suffrage, and the Edisonian theory of suf-
f frage is exprcssnl in an interview that Will One moiv day to make .-hvtion bets and four!
t Irwin, tne noieo jouriwansr. secured and wlnclif veais to regret them.
I Is now lKinir widclv circulated as eaini)aii2nHit- .
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crature for the Progressive party. Irwin asked Don't worrv. You'll know tomorrow night.
Joe. Fern, as mayor, on Saturday issued a
proclamation setting aside Sunday as "Tubercu
losis Day', and public-spirited men and w.unen
gathered in massriieeting to discuss remedial
measures for the terrible' white plague, Joe
Fern, as candidate for reelection on the Demo
eratic ticket, on Sunday went among the fla
waiians of the Fifth district spreading the cruel
campaign canard ' that the haole. Republicans
were talking of a plan to get the Hawaiians into
hospitals and destroy them. That is the -kind
of a man and a mayor and a candidate that Fern
is. That is the kind of absurd, of dangerous, of
inflammatory story he is spreading. If ever
tjierewas a call for intelligent men to rise up
and drive Fern from office, it is now.
If any further proof were needed to show that
C. G.. Bartlett, manager of Honolulu brewery,
is carrying his business into politics, that proof
is fnrnisheti in the,signedvcommunication pub
lished on this page. Bartlett throughout , the
cainpaign has assertal in his public speeches that
his business has and will have nothing to do with
his candidacy or his administration of office
should he lx elected. Yet Bartlett used his in
fluence against Sain iJohnson because Johnson
was reported to have advocated prohibition in
the Puna district. Lot the voters make no mis
take, Bartlett V business cannot be kept out of
politics if he gets in.
as a delegate to the Republican coun
ty convention and also as a supervi
sor. At a meeting of the Kakaako
precinct I was offered the unanimous
support for supervisor. It was there
made a record that no man should be
If the Republican ' party committee
would only get down; to business, and
not allow irresponsible runners to
I was informed of Mr. Bartlett's oppo-imake false reports and then allow
sition to me, on account of my being! such reports to be made public, there
against liquor. I saw Mr. Bartlett the! will always be harmony and good re-
next morning and asked him if it was
true that he was opposed to me. To
this he replied that he was, for the
reason that it was reported to him
that during the prohibition campaign
I fought the liquor interests in ny
district in Puna."
Very truly yours,
G. FRED. BUSH.
F. C. ATHERTON.
Publish the good reports, but in
vestigate the bad ones.
Thanking you for the space. I re
main, yours trulv,
EBEX P. LOW.
TO THE TOrXG VOTER.
Editor Honolulu Star-Bulletin,
Sir: With your permission I
going to have just one more say be
fore the election tomorrow, and this
"say" will be, as usual, to the young
men who will cast their first vote.
Young man, eternal vigilance is the
price of keeping the dinner pail full j
as well a3 of liberty. The first thing
to do is to start right in this new life
that you will be introduced to at sun
rise tomorrow morning, and it is not
all in starting right, and right here is
where that "eternal vigilance'' comes
in to keep it right.
Did you ever see & man building a
picket fence? He starts right by
hiring everything plumb and square,
but it won't stay that way long jf he
doesn't get off and take a look at it
every once in a while. It will get to
running one way or the other without
that "eternal vigilance". Same way
with voting, young man. Start right
and after you have started right keep
a weather eye on the whole business
or it will get to running down-hill.
Every man who arrives at the age
of twenty-one years should be capable
of thinking for himself, so I am not
going to ask you to vote'for this man
or to down, that mail; or to "knife"
this one and boost for the other one.
But I will tell you some history of a
party, the writing of winch took a
great deal more blood than ink, and
you yourself, but a few years ago,
read it while you were attending the
public schools of this territory. That
same party is today asking you for
your vote to place it in power. That
same party brought on a cruel civil
war which lasted four long years.
That party sold men, women and chil
dren as slaves. That party made
thousands of widows and orphans.
That party suppressed the issue of
greenbacks when this government was
starring for them. That party swept
American commerce from the seas
with armed privateers. That party
fired on. Fort, Sumter and the Ameri
can flag. fust,? let "me repeat that.
There is a party asking for your vote
tomorrow, young man, that fired on
an American fort 'and "Old Glory",
the grandest flag that ever flew from
a staff. There is a party asking for
your vote, young man, that slandered
James Abraham Garfield and assas
sinated Abraham Lincoln.
Now, young' man," you ought to lo
cate that party, and it won t be hard
to find. What are you going to do aft
er you find it? It'sup to you.
,UST and Moisture are severe tests lor
any watch, and many a good watch
hecomes unreliable in Hawaii's
Bui not the Howard Watch-.
Howard's perfectlv adjusted mechanism and
special case are equal to every test. j
The Howard is pre-eminent among
John Wilcox, the representative. been quite sick for. a couple of weeks,
nominee on the Republican Ucket from I and for ' that - reason - has - been doing
the Third, representative district, haalbut little electioneering. - . . v i
Hammer and clang!
Hammer and clang!
List to the Knocker with clamor and
Lamming and slamming,
And jamming and ramming.
Sniffing and biffing, with clatter and
to right of him
Oh, the great might of him!
Striking to left of him!
Just watch the cleft of him!
Whacking and cracking each head on
Rapping and slapping by night and by
None can escape from his clamor and
Refuge is none from'his hammer and
Day after day!
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Still, let him hammer and hammer
. along! 1
Think not to shrink from the sound
Maybe on you
He beats his tattoo,
Filling your life
With anger and strife
Yet let him hammer and clamor away
Day after day;
Heed you his clamor, and list to his
You are the Bteel to be fashioned, and
He is the Hammerer, destined to be
Just what you need in the difficult
Seeking the bay, who, with hammer
And clamor. and clang,
Scoljs you and molds you, providing
To prove that your metal is wrought
of the best!
John Kendrick, Bangs in Harper's.
J. WALTER DOWLE The promo
tion bureau at Republican headquar
ters has one more strenuous day, and
then the fireworks. Ic sure has been
a strenuous campaign.
SHERIFF JARRETT The Demo
crats will not have to go away from
headquarters to learn the news of a
great victory. An accommodating
morning pa;er will fire the good tid
ings right into the windows of the
Waity block citadel.
Sophie Christenson Not Repaired.
Repairs to the schooner Sophie Chris
tenson are not completed, and the ves
sel may not get away for Tahiti be
fore the last of the week as matters
now stand. The vessel has been at
J the port since October 3, having ar
j -ived on that date from Tahiti in dis
I .ress. The schooner has been on the
ocal marine railway for recaulking,
leaning and repairing. Some work
ibove th waterline yet remains uncompleted.
IJiganllcss of what attitude Kuhio takrs as
to opposing ' the roiifirinatioirj of (Jov. Krear,
there is no question that the people of this ter
ritory are heartily siek of the personal eontro
v rsy anl will resent a reopening of it in ('ou
tness next month. We believe that Kuhio's
sound sense will eause him to stand literally byj
his statement in a letter to this paper that hej
would abide by the aetion of Seeretary Fisher, j
LOW COMES STRAIGHT FROM
Editor Honolulu Star-Bulletin,
Sir: In yesterdav'a issue of the
Sunday Advertiser appeared a state
dently intended for Carlos Iong). Re
dently intended for Calos Long, Re
publican candidate for supervisor, at
Republican headquarters as follows:
That Supervisor Low is knifing .him
particularly in the country districts,
It has also been' reported that Lo'.v
was supporting Joe Fern, etc.. etc.
Allow me to make this open state
ment, that if Charles Iong was only
man enough to come to me after hear
ing the report, Instead of going tc
headquarters and shooting his head j ertain. In conjuuetion witty vaude
off about me, (that is if the statement j ville and mammoth picture program,
made by the Advertiser is correct) he Advertisement. ,
ELECTION RETURNS AT LIBERTY
Most complete returns, both local
and presidential, will be shown by
uereopticon election night starting at
i:30 and continuing until result is
Don't take soinebodv's word for it that the
present police administration is a good one.
Learn the truth for yourself. If you do, thereMI
be a new man put in office.
Won't Im much like old times without liiyan's
name somewhere on the ticket.
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Why do you put off owning a little land of your own when
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A few dollars will give you possession of a lfg lot in Kai
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