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III HAWAII IS CASTLE'S THEME
"Reminiscences of the Revolution of
Twenty Years Ago in Hawaii" was the
subject of an interesting address de
livered by W. R. Castle before the
members of the Newcomers' Club at
their fellowship supper in th4 Young
Men 8 Christian Association last even
ing. v Mr. Castle was one of the band of
patriots which faced the danger when
chc crisis came on Jan. 14, 1893, and
which took a part in bringing the
Itign of royalty to a close in the Ha
waiian islands.. Last Saturday night
at the residence of Mr. Castle, thg rev
olutionists of twenty years ago met for
a reunion and recalled and talked ov
er the the events prior to the over
throw of the Hawaiian monarchy.
When the queen selected the cabinet
which was composed of Parker, Pe
terson, Colburn and Cornwell, the
Americans became disgusted and it
was at this time that the first move
ment toward the' revolution was begun.
On January 14, 1893, it was learned
that the queen' was endeavoring to
force her cabinet to sign a new con
stitution which she proposed to pro
mulgate immediately to her people",
and ai soon as this news was out, a
meeting of the prominent American
citizens was held in the office of W.
O. Smith, where all present agreed
thar-lt was the duty of every citizen
jtp resist the revolutionary encroach
ments of the queen, and a message
was sent to the cabinet to this effect.
' At the meeting of the Newcomers'
Club Mr. Castle told in detail, the im
portant events from the beginning of
ILS8J TO PDlBIifLEY H AS
HERE? 'DRY' TOWN '
Confirmatory of a report published
by this paper December 20, the Adver
tiser this morning publishes as a
special wireless dispatch from Wiish
iarton the following:
WASHINGTON D. C, January 19.
It is understood here by personal
friends of. President-elect Wilson that
he has practically made up his mind to
hold in abeyance any contemplated
change in the administration of Ha-
vfcii, the Philippines or Porto Rico un
til after a small commission of person
ally chosen investigators have visited
fbe islands, in question and after a
thorough study of conditions have re
ported to him their recommendations.
It is currently reported that this
commission will be headed by William
Jrnnings Bryan and that an Eastern,
Southern and a Western college pro
Irssor will constitute the other meni
A report that Bryan is to succeed
Covernor-General Forbes at Manila
has been going the rounds for som?
time here, but both Bryan and Wilson
are understood to have dismissed this
suggestion privately as mere gossip.
If President-elect Wilson names the
commission as reported, it will mean i bition
that no appointments affectine the ad- In the
the revolution until the final over
throw of the monarchy. Near the
end of the revolution attempts at inr
cendiarism on the part of the disorder
ly element of the city were described
by Mr. Castle, and hie told of an act
of loyalty on the part of a Portuguese
smuggler who stood guard over the
Castle home armed with a bowie knife
on the night the monarchy went out
"It was twenty years ago today,"
said Mr. Castle in conclusion, "that
the special committee, of which I was
a member, which was appointed to go
to Washington with the news, set sail,
for the mainland on the Claudine. The
incidents of that trip and the work of
that commission at Washington are,
full of. Interest and perhaps I may
talk to you about it in the fjuture."
Of the little band bt patriots, which,
twenty years ago this month, over
threw a monarchy, established a pro
visional government; and paved the'!
way for what Is' flow" the territory of
Hawaii, the following, according to
Mr. Castle, still survive:
L. C. Abies, W. G. Ashley, Cecil
Brown, Joseph Camara, W. R. Castle,
Dr. C. B. Cooper, Judge S. B. Dole, Dr.
N. B Emerson, J. H. Fisher, A. Gar
tenberg, F M. Hatch, G. W. R. King,
T. F. Lansing, F. J. Lowrey, J. A.
McCandless, F. B. McStocker, C. F. ' -'
Peterson, G. W. Smith, W. O. Smith,' ' 1 -
J. H. Soper, L, A. Thurston, E. O. ley seemed to be very well satisfied to
White, C. W. Ziegler, H. E. Cooper, have things as they were. I dtd not
E, D. Tenney, J. B.' Castle, Dr. C. B. ee a drunken man or any disorderly
Wood, C. Bolte, Capt. J. W. Jones, crowd in the o weeks 1 spent in Berke
Lieut Coyne, Captain Kidwell, P. C. ley.
Jones and S. M. Damon. I The records for 1912 show only 4
i persons arrested for drunkenness dur
ing the year.
When Honolulu reaches that limit
the temperance community will be
I have always heard it said by those
interested in the liquor traffic, if the
saloons were closed there would be
lust as much drunkenness. This has
j not proven the fact in Berkeley. If
! such was true, why should those in
terested in the sale of liquor object
-so strenuously to prohibition?
j I found considerable progress had
( been made in the state toward the dry
ing up of the wet places, thereby mak
ing it a more healthy community to
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T H E" 61 it 1 0 N - B U B B L E " gW
For . Sale 'at il;vWiSlIS:
That prohibition in Berkeley, Cal.,
has worked so successfully that dur
ing the year only four persons were live in
Ministration of Hawaii, the Philippine;
cr Porto Rico will be made for at
lct'st six months following tne inaugur
ation of Wilson.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
ELECT NEW OFFICERS
Mystic Lodge No. 2. Knights of Py
thias, elected officers for the new v.arouly for a short time
hi its last meeting Tuesday evening
s follows. Henry A. Giles, C. C; F.
Pavis. V. ; E. W. Bull. P-vlv.e: Wn;.
(Jill. M. of W.: .1. F. ('. Abel. M. of Ex.;.
C. J. Hummel, M. or F.: A. t'.. Angus,
.K of R. and S.; A. An 1 i
A.; B. Nott. I. G.; Tho?. Foi.-y O. G ;
M MoChe;ney. Trustee.
The installation of the new niic ir.s
vil! take plave at the nex: i!i;-.ti!i-!,
of the Kuights, Tuesday evening Jan
arrested for drunkenness, was the ob
servation that George W. Paty of the
Anti-Saloon League made during a re
cent sixty-day trip to the coast. Mr.
Paty came back this week. Discussing
California and some observations he
made as to the strides of temperance
in the slate, he said:
Hie first impression on landing is
when you strike the line of auto bus
and hack drivers. The efforts of a
drowning man or the frantic attempts
of a person in a burning building to
escape are not to be compared with
it. However, the police are there to
see that the whole of the passengers
are not shanghaied to different parts
of the city against their will and peo
ple generally get where they want to
The next general observation on the
following day in Oakland was the
large number of small real estate of
fices, with a sijuasii, an ear of corn,
a few large potatoes, or other vege
tables to attract attention, sometimes
witb oranges or other fruit on exhi-
background was a map or
sketch of the lands these wonderful
productions of the earth were sup
posed to have grown on.
And if you want to stop a minute to(
ook at the agricultural marvcis. a
loquacious gentleman would invite
you in anrl explain how it was that
these lands were being ottered so
cheap and stated that this bargain wa3
This was true
of San Francisco and Ios Angeles as
veil as Oakland.
As I was living in Berkeley, my next
observation was the absence of signs
fdvertising beer or other liquors, and
;.lso the fact that there were no sa-ioon.-i,
which to one who believes that
they a.e a detriment to any commun
ity, ecrtainlv was a great satisfaction.
1 did ii it hear any one say they
were suffering on account of the dry
spell. In fact, the people in Berke-
Here are a few facts:
On the ."th of November, 1912, 101
towns voted dry, 80 districts and 1 i
incorporated cities in central and
northern California have banished 81 n
saloons in 17; months. California has
0S2 dry. towns.
I have many interesting facts for
those who really want to know what
is being done in this line, and they
will be published later.
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HILO JAIL UNDERGOES
HILO. Jan. 17. investigations of
the health conditions at the Hi'.o jail I
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K. Eguchi, editor of the Hawaii rfho-j j U, ; t , l I feV . f) L ' - .
kumin Shinbun. has investigated a:, j I ' j I : ! I . ' 'pig-??' ' -Jf II .- ft
the request of Japanese Consul Gen-1 liilfi'' 1?
eral .Eitake; County Attorney Bc-rs! maS!S&2&iZ, U XSiitkY:
made after a Za&rti3AWJtr.mtt$m c " 'J
has investigated; Dr. .Snow, the prison
physician, lias investigated; and the
sheriff is working at the affair assidu
ously and continually, recently giving
out a long interview which included a!
report of t?he physician
thorough examination of the prisnners!
who are iil and said to be suffering
from beri beri.
This rejon sets forth that a number
of the eases of so-cilled beri beri prov
ed not to be that dread malady, bu.
there were probably seven bona fid
cases of the disease. She sheriff ad
mits conditions in the jail are not and
have not been of the best, especially
in the matter of cooking, but explains
this by saying it is impossible to kee:i
an efficient chef, because as soon as
a prisoner hus become proficient
his line of work his icrm expires and
a new prisoner trust be taught, and
meantime the food is nor prepared as
it should be.
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