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PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY
Office, BAILLY BLOCK, Xmx St.
WAILl'Kt. MALI, T. H.
jno year, (in advanc ) . $2.50
Six imml'm. " .. . 1.50
tba columns of 'ho Ntta dmlt communlcn
tions on pertlneut topics. Wrltn only on
onnsiduof pnprr. Slioi your nnina which
will be UeM ("lallilentlnl If iliwlreil.
C. B. ROBERTSON, Ed. and Prop.
WRS. G. B". ROBERTSON, Bus, Mgr.
MAUI BLUE BOOK
Hon. J. W. Kulun, Circuit Tuflgo, WsIIuku
I.. R. Croon, (Jk-ru uircuu imin,
Judge V. A. MiKay Hist. Mmfmtrtite, iilluuu
" i.iiah. vnnii, muiw,.t.vF
" Kul'iulelio " " Lntmtna
Kiilnlkiiu, . " HonunulH
" J. K. Huuunn, " ' Han
" IMimunu, " " Klpaliuln
" Miihoe " " Moloknt
" Kahoonnlulinla, " " ' L.nnat
L. M. lliiklwln, Sheriff, WnlluWu
W. E. 9aflorv, Dsputy 6Uen9 WfttluUu
KtlKar Morton. " " MnUiiwuo
C. K. Lluosey, " ' Lolmlno
F. Wlttrock, " ' Hani
Q. Trimble. " ' Molokal
u. H. Cummiug.i Captain Polic. WnOuliu
II. Iwli-na, " " MaUuwao
Win. Kuuuu, " 'Lttlitttnu
K. ('. IjLllHl V. " " '"'
J.K. WhUiduu, " ' Kalaupapa
W. T. Koninson, To Assessor, watluku
J. N. K. Koola, Deputy Assessor Wailulni
W.O.Aiken, " " .
O.liimn, ' " Lahnlna
M. H. lleuter, " " Hnu
2 II is now practically conceded tliat the county act is invalid,
and will be so held by the Supremo Court. If so, the election of
county officers is void, and they will be usurpers if they attempt
to act as such. This means chaos. Tho only thin; to do is to have
tho Supreme Court pass on the bill, and if it is knocked out an
extra session of thelegislature should be called to pass an appropri
ation bill to tide us over tho coming year, and to pass a valid coun
ty bill calling for elaction of officers at the next general election.
Under the present condition of affairs, no county officer will dare
to perforin any official act. If the sheriflTelect makes arrests,
habeus corpus and a suio for civil damages will follow, and if tho
treasurer-elect pays out mnney, he and his bondsmen will be call
ed upon to mike good. The situation is awkward and embarrassing
but should bo- met properly. And in this uiatler all of the citizens
of the territory, without reference to political affiliations should unite
lor the common good.
Governor Carter's Inaugural
In the prrFt'uce of nearly t wo thou
sand people, in tho legislative bull or
old Throne room of the Capitol build-
in j? in Honolulu the impressive cet-p-
monies attendant on the inauguration
of Governor Carter took place nn the
morning ot November 23.
Judge. Frear. robed in bis judicial
gown, administers! tbe oath, and
Governor Carter, after affixing bis
signature to tbe oath, delivered tbe
Fellow Citizens, Ladies and Gentle
men; A man can bardly find bimsolf in a
more difficult position than one in
which he must speak about himself.
Such is my position today, for I have
to tell you that only tin? 1 rue and M-ri.
ous conviction that I owe a citizen's
duty to this Territory, and also my
deep and earnest love for this land of
my birth, have led me to accept (.bis
high office, to which llic President of
our great Republic has been pleased
to call me.
Fellow citizens, Ibis is a most noble
position that I am called to yc were
it not for the sense that President
Roosevelt bos confidence in me, and
that many and able men of this Terri
tory are ready and williuir to ossist
me, I should hesitate before accept-
JB It is to be sincerely hoped that, Mr. Hatch will be turned down
when he comes before congress with the request that our county
bill bo ratified. Tiiese Islands should make 'their own county bill,
and if the act passed is for any reason invalid, we stiould learn by
bur mistake's and pass a Valid bill. It is serious question whether
or hot even Vf concrcss. should declare the bill valid, such action by
'congress would .have retroactive force to ratify the elections of
county officers. It is the belief of the News that county govern
ment will bump up against a stone wall, if the Territorial Supreme
Court declares it invalid in inception, no matter what action Con
gress sees fit to take. It was a mistake to have sent Mr. Hatch to
Washington on such an errand. The proper course would have
bean to have tested the bill of fore the Courts, and if it proved in
valid, then to have called the legislature together and have a pro
per bill passed. This would be expensive, but not so much so as a
lame attempt to run county governments.
$8$ The News has been criticized for its last week's editorial, in
which it was stated that Hawaiiatis are too commonly charged with
being untrustworthy in fidticiary capacities', but such criticisms
Were made by those who had not carefully and understanding
read the editorial in question. As a matter of fact, the honesty of
Ihe Hawaiians, as a race, is proverbial, and man' Hawaiians have
' proven that they may be trusted in any official capacitv. That was
precisely the reason why the News editorially suggested that the
Hawaiians themselves should be the first to rebuke wroug doing in
official positions among their own people.
S2s The liberal policy of the Kahului Railroad Co. touching freight
rates, brieflly outlined in this issue, and the enterprise exhibited
in improvements of the road and its depots and warehouses are
matters ol congratulation to Wailukn and to the people of central
Maui generally whose interests are all in common. The time must
.come when Kahului will be built up as a snug little seaport town,
with a government wharf leading out to deep water, and Wailuku
and central Maui will share in the increased prosperity which this
:' Tlie new Superintendent of Public Works shows coiumen.
'dable zeal in tho matter of taking up and rushing public impiove
inents, notably school buildings. As he is new to the Islands as
well as the office, the News suggests that there is an islaud known
us Maui containing a town officially designated ut Wailuku, for
which an appropriation of 25.000 has been made to erect a sorely
needed school building, and the ground is all prepared for the
building. Please, Mr. Superintendent, give us our schoolhouse;
j8? The ease with which the lantana pest has been checked and
the certainty of its eventual extermination on the Islands is the
best guarantee possible that all other pests may be met arid over
come. "By the sweat of thy brow thou shall live," has a large and
6weet meaning, when applied to efforts put forth to resist island
pests, and it is certain that intelligent and well-directed labor has
nothing to fear here more than elsewhere either in the matter of
small farming, or of our principal industry.
I !& If asked what the chief benefit to be derived from an exhibi
t tion at tbe St. Louis Exhibiton would be, the most truthful answer
' would be an influx of tourist travel. This is so broadly and patently
true that it should shape the policy of those who will have our ex
i hibit in charge, and those things should be exhibited which would
; most strongly incline visitors at the St. Louis Exposition to plan a
f visit to the Islands.
jy American diplomacy like ordinary American business methods
is sometimes brusque, but generally to the point, as was striking-
; ly illustrated in the Hays-Varilla Panama Canal treaty, the terms
' of which while apparently strongly in favor of the United States
still offer the strongest possible safeguard to the little republic
which has dealt with us so generously.
5J$ With Judge Moirls M.Estee as an example of appointments to
! office in the Islands the argument against eoinsr to the mainland is
i weakened, still Estee was a lucky accident, and opposition to the
t Mitchell amendment to the organic act is weil timed. There are
J plenty- of suitable in en hero to acceptably rill all positions'.
This task which has come upon me
is one which I assume with misgiving.
1 am young and impulsive, but youth
is not always a bar to administrative
success, and in spite of my tempera
ment, I hope to show you that an
earnest and fearless worker can pro
duce results whish are worthy of your
estimation, if not of your entire ap
probation. This I can tell you: I shall devote
myself heart and soul to the duties of
my high office. The country of my
birtli shall never say that 1 spared
myself in serving her. In accepting
the Governorship, I dedicate such tal
ents as I have to the best interests of
Hawaii and Hawaii's people.
Iftandhere today anxious to cham
pion the just cause of every man, wo
man and child in these islands, and
still more anxious to advance Hawaii
and Hawaiians in their progress to
Grand as the position is which I
have to assume, great are the res
ponsibilities; and knowing my own
shortcomings as no one el.se but my
self can know them, it is with the
greatest diffidence that I come before
you today as appointed Governor of
this Territory. Most thoroughly do
I realize the peculiar conditions and
difficulties wb'ch surround the position'.
I know that matters may often go
wrong and that I shall be sharply
and, no doubt, very wholesomely
criticized for Ihein. I know that when
right I shall ofter be thought wrong
by those who do uot view or under
stand tlie whole situation. It is clearly
the duty of a man in the position to
which I have been appointed to do
right, no matter what adverse opin
ion there may be. '
A man who is Governor of this Ter
ritory, which is after nil a small tiling,
a man ho is elected Governor of a
sovereign slate, whiah is a gnat
tbinir: or a man who is elected Presi
dent of t'.ie United Stnti's, which U
tie greatest po.-dlinn In the world, ,
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must nicer, i ne uievnaoie nnaci i
those who disagree with him. Uut
the Irne citizen stands firm, and in
(pitoef opposing views and antagon
istic iileus, . carries an honest and
honorable polic to its legitimate end
and stands or falls by bis ideals.
Fellow citizen-, that is what 1 in
1 1-nd to strive for, and it is to reach
Miat. end I bat I need your utmost help.
It is your interests, not mine -that I
Our Isl.uid home, inv feilow citizens,
i.i a beautiful one. There are few more
beautiful. Tbe colors of Italy and
Greece,' the scenic beauties of tipain,
the marvels of India's vast plains and
Africa's grand plateaus may be vaunt
d, but none of them cun reach tne
i icb coloring of sea and sky, the cool,
varying greens of our tropical forests,
the rich shadows of our receding
valleys, the soft breezes which waft
the sweet perfume of our beautiful
flowers, and Ihe gentle teiideruess of
our climate. I love Hawaii, from the
rugged crown of Mauiui Loa to the
summit breakers that dash upon the
fringing coral reefs.
Until is not our beauty that we
must consider; there are other and
more practical things that you and I
Harraii has a present, and also a
future. Her present gives her great
resources. Her rich plains and her
mountain slopes; her recurrent show
ers and the limpid waters from her
valUys give her exuberant crops,
which support all her population in
comparative affluence. There are
few countries in the world so blessed
or whose present is more prosperous.
The future-that, grand and wonder
ful future which is looming before us,
portentous with great 1 events,
find the Territory of Hawaii a central
ligure. The Pacific is going to be the
theater of the world's history. The
untold tale of human existence is
going to be unfolded about the shores
and in tho waters of earth's mightiest
The waters ot this ocean wash the
coasts of continents on one of which
is the oldest empire, on another the
mightest Republic tho world has ever
seen. Our small Territory is geogra
phically so situated that the great
lines of commerce must pass our
doors. In Hawaii, the Occident and
the Orient meet. In, Hawaii the
Anglo Saxon population of Australia
shakes hands with the equally sturdy
population of North America. It
remains with Hawaii to wield her
influence to make herself great.
When I consider this; when I realize
that the peace, the prosperity, the
honor and the happiness of this my
birthplace are staked tor four iong
yeaison the issue of this day, 1 humbly
pray for the wisdom, the patience
tbe fairness, the clear judgement and
ability so grratly needed.
It is no light burden which is put
upon me. In that it is an honor, I
am proud. In that it is a trust put
upon mo to give the best I have to my
fellow citizens, I accept it..
. I shall aim in my executive control
to give this Territory un Administra
tion frugal in public expenditure,
thus lightening the burdens of the
I inicnd to be scrupulously honest
in the payment of u'.l Government
debts and obligations, thus sacredly
preserving our good faith and credit.
To all there will be fair trealment.
As a true Republican and a irood
citizen, I hope by my conduct and
..11.. . ...if llinoA innlnutila i
"'"" " "' 0f the document
and th' feelings wtncii seem to exist.,
unnecessarily and unhappily, io our
Times change, and we have to
change with them. If we are to reach
the full fruition of our position and
wield anil influence iu the future, per
haps as a sovereign state, it can only
be by tbe union of all elements' by
larmony, with one end in view.
As a man born and bred in this
country, I am nu Hawaiian in thought
and lecling. In all the islands of the
broad Pacific there is no aboriginal
The Hay-Varllla Trety.
Washington, Nov. 18. The Hoy-
Dunau-Vorilla isthmian canal treaty
was signed this evening at. the resi
dence of Secretary Hay by the Sec
retary and Pbillippe Hunau-Varilla,
the Minister from Panama.
Although tbe treaty has not yet
been made, public the Associated
Press is enabled lo jrive the substance
people equally to the Hawa'ians the ()(() (()()'
I !ra.l rv ru l.ht. f.nnnl id nrnvirlrtfl
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7 "-'""' V ;' . c fr,and it is tone opened to all nations
LUC VI UUILIIMIS 111 Ills au'W wu"
ace from which 1 spring, that point
towards liberty of thought, ireeuotn
of speech, and a high standard Of
la taking this high office, with all
its advantages ami all us heavy
burdens, 1 ask you to grant me your
indulgence in my errors of judgment
or misplaced confidence.
It consists between twenty-two aad
twenty-five articles, but the main
points of the convention are contain
ed in the first sis articles.
Convention gives the United States
absolute control over the strip of land
on each side of tho canal, the terri
Vrj comprising between eight onl
ten milei on each side.
Although the treaty contains many
features of the Hay-Herran doc
ument; it carries out tbe spirit
and letter of the Spooner Act. Pa
nama instead of Colombia gets the
on even terms. The United States Is
permitted to fortify the iino and terminals.
Autonomy of the cities of Colon and
Panama is retained so long as they
main,taiu public order and sanitary
conditions to the satisfaction of the
United Stated. .
Landing of troops by the United
Believe me, my honored fellow clii- """"J l" lne wptrmii,.
discussion of tho convention with Sec
retary Hay and the Pauama Minis
zens, I take this position not for gain,
not for emolument, not for priase, not
for popularity, not for power, but
because, in my humble way while mv
life lasts I desire to do all the good I
I know that in taking charge ot
your affairs as I do this day, I must
sacrifice rnanv friendship, and so
much of mv domestic felicity as ser
vice night and day in your interests
will require. I should not be worthy
if T did not. I know that. I will often
be misunderstood; that is what I ex-
r.nt rtnt. this T will f..v At. the nut.
setofmv career as Governor: that D00T.S Shoes
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he: no matter what the misunder-
standings may be, I George Robert 0ld WatCheS Sliver Watches
Carter, will be constant and faithful Groceries DfV COCdS ClOthinfiT
in your service win kivb yuu llle
best that there is iu me, and will be
ever honest and honorable in my con
duct. . I will so strive, that when I
lay down my office and another takes I
it, I shall be able to look you in the
face and say, I have done my best;
my conscience is clear.
Hut I shall want more; I shall want Macrame Lace
to say; I was born a Polynesian,
roared among Hawaiians. The crown- Lem) A .
inc work of my life was in represent-1
ing the Adminstration of the United
Stales among the Hawaiians, and
that there are not a few among them
who join me in this: That the highest
standard in the world, the thing that
I am most absolutely proud, of the
thina that is grater and grander
than any Polynesian ideal, is THAT Stella Batiste
I AW AM AMtiUlUAJN milZHjjM. I Embroidered Swiss Dots
May tho word American ring from Dotted Swis
Hawaii to INuliau among the most
In part as follows:.
Everett Classico Everett Gi&irhams
Mercerised Silk Zephyr
Am-nnfit. innct. Inval ninct. rmf ciiitln
people under the stars and stripes! I Black Dimity
It is with, such objects aud such
aims that I take up my Governor-1 Seersucker
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Wailuku Paia Pas Pas. Fheigut FaEionT Freight Pas. Pas. Kaiiului -Puuneke F & P F & P
A. M. A. M. A. ;V. A. JU r. M. P. M. P. M. A. M. P. SI.
Kahului Leave 7.00 8.42 V 11.43 ,2.00 3.45 Kahului Leave 6.20 1.20
Wailuku Arrive 7.12 8.54" 12.00 2.12 3.57 Puuuene Arrive 6.35 135
Woiluku Leave 7.20 9.05 12.25 2.20 4.03 Puuneoe Leave 6.40 1.40
Kahului Arrive 7.32 9.17 12.40 2.32 4.15 Kahului Arrive 6.55 1.55
Kahului Leave 7.35 9.40 2.35 Kahului Leave 8.00 3.05
Sp'ville Arrive 7.47 9.55' '2.47 Puuuene Arrive 8.15 3.20
Sp'ville Leave 7.50 10.10 ' 2.50 Puuuene Leave 8.20 3'25
Paia Arrive 8.02 10.25 3.07 Kahului Arrive 8.35 3.40
Paia Leave 8.12 10.55 3.12
Sp'ville Arrive 8.24 11.10. 3.24
Sp'ville Leave .27 11.20 3.28
Kahului Arrive 8.37 11.35 " 3.38
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