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THE DAILY BULLETIN.
Pledged to neither Sect nor Party,
But Ettablished for the Benefit of All.
TUESDAY, OCT. 21," 1893.
Au annexation contemporary pub
lishes a portrait of Sir Hector Lau
govin, who was until lately head of
the French-Canadian Conservatives.
Attached to the portrait is au inter
view with the old statesman, in
which ho uttors his strong opposi
tion to either independence or an
nexation. The illustrated article iu
question is n good answer to those
annexationists of Hawaii who per
sist in saying that Canada is seeth
ing with annexation soutiment.
An exchange quotes the Sugar
Journal as saying that "Mr. Joseph
Fletcher, F. C. S., has boon adapting
the principles of the reaping ma
chine to cane cutting. From the
description given, the proposed ma
chine must be a colossal as well as a
formidable implement, presenting a
working face of band saws, circular
saws, or revolving knives, which it is
believed will lop oil caue sticks as
effectively as its smaller and more
familiar neighbor doos cornstalks.
Notwithstanding the increased pow
er required to drive such a machine,
which is adapted for oithor horse or
steam power, it is estimated that a
considerable saving can bo effected
as compared with cutting by haud.
The practical development of the
inventor's ideas will bo looked for
ward to with interest."
It is a pity that the conductors of
the Holomua should have compro
mised the interests of the cause that
paper professes to represent, by a
bitter personal attack on Admiral
Skerrett based on loose talk about
town. We do not kuow where the
Admiral's sympathies lie respecting
Hawaiian politics, but he has as'
much right to his own mind as any
body else. Should he show overt
sympathy he is responsible to his
Government and not to any poli
tical party here. There is no
fear of any more Americau naval
interference here except under
orders from Washington, and, as the
party of Hawaiian independence has
left its case in the hands of the
United States Government, it is very
silly to surmise anything against
that cause. from the American navy
until that Govornmunt jives its
decision. The Holomua by its action,
besides, takes it out of the mouth of
anybody who agrees with it to cen
sure annexationist organs for their
abuse of United States representa
tives who do not put themselves iu
the hands of the Annexation Club.
A PERVERTING OF HISTORY.
Mr. Curtis J. Lyons replies through
an annexation contemporary to the
"Open Letter" of Mr. Theo. H.
Davies in the Bulletin of September
19. Mr. Davies may be left with
confidence to defend his own posi
tion, but there are some historical
points raised br Mr. Lyons which
call for prompt discussion. Cool
assumptions are given for facts in
the reply to au extent constituting
the main feature of the production.
Mr. Lyons claims in effoct that all
the institutions of civilization and
the entire equipment of the advanced
position of commerce here existing
were made by the revolutionists of
1893 and their predecessors of the
name class and lineage. This is one
of those half truths that are more
pernicious than full lies. Many of
the people who aided in founding
our commerce acquired their wealth
in this country and out of the soil
and toil of the natives. They got
together some staples aud shoddy,
necessaries and uicknacks, iu little
shanties along the roads leading to
Honolulu harbor from the teeming
taro patches of the natives. Their
traffic was carried on under the
truck system that is, they took the
natives' produce to sell to the whal
ers and other shipping at a high
figure, paying the natives as little as
each other's competition would al
low in goods from their stores, the
proportions of value being probably
ten percent of the UBoful and ninety
percent of cheap but showy dyed
stuffs and gilt jewelry, Those
huokstors came here with nothing
or next to nothing. Thoy worked
the native's mud aud muscle over
into fortunes, aud then posed as
eminent merchant princes and patri
archs with a claim on running the
That was in the earlier period of
Honolulu's commercial development.
With accumulating means these
hucksters, now reinforced by rising
generations of missionary families
who only made a show of carrying
on the unselfish ovaugoli.ing and
civilizing work of their parents -land
hunger became sore in the
country among the nucleus of exotic
civilization. Instead of the laws for
protecting the natives' lauds estab
lished hi other Polynesian groupu
whoro strong powor from tho out
side took caro of tho simplo natives
as well as tho foreign colonies of
traders tho Hawaiian nalivos wore
tickled with a semblance of solt
govornmout into passing mortgago
laws to thoir own undoing. It is
needless to go into tho wholo narra
tive. When changing conditions
made tho lands moro valuablo as
freeholds aud speculative properly
than thoy had been as sources of
tribute from tho sweat of tho abori
ginal brow why, then tho lands
woro roped in as had been raked in
thoir produce of yoro. Thus to the
condition of merchant princos was
added that of lordly landed pro-priotors,-who
strutted up and down
soliciting admiration for their great
ness aud having themselves made
nobles by tho royal patent of what
they, their heirs and assigns now
affect to despise as "dusky sover
eigns." Tho scone changes. By tho abate
ment of tho gold fovor on the Pacific
Coast and tho docadouco of tho
whaling industry, the lands of the
Hawaiians in whoso hands soever
held became possessed of loss value
than in tho earlier days, when upon
thorn the kanaka delved aud the
wahine thumped the tapa cloth to
gether. Sugar began to bo culti
vated on a small scale, attracting
tho investment of some of that
wealth mado, as previously shown,
out of the natives. From hero dates
the advance of Hawaiian commerce
at a bound to a position where it
was worthy the world's attention.
Thus far all material progress
formed a debt to, first, the native's
soil aud toil, and, secondly, to the
native's complaisant trust in the
wisdom and friendship of the white
man who gave him "self-government."
There were millions in it
sugar. But the millions could not
be awaited by the slow-coach
methods of natuial development of
trade. They must bo hurried up,
aud hero again tho native is enlisted.
Ho is promptly forthcoming, too, iu
the person of a ''dusky sovereign"
no loss than Kalakaua, who secured
a reciprocity treaty with the yuitod
States, under which tho new order
of Hawaiiau chiefs waxed fat aud
kicked, like Jeshuruu. These facts
are au answer to Mr. Lyons' ques
tions, viz.: "Who has constituted all
this aud keeps it in running order?
Is the principle that a man is en
titled to the fruits of his labor worth
anything?" At every stage of tho
upbuilding of that prosperity des
cribed by Mr. Lyons, tho native was
only too cordial in his co-operation
with his foreign brother. Then by
what right does Mr. Lyons claim, as
ho plainly doos, exclusive foreign
control and plutocratic at that?
The next grand assumption of
what is not su mado by Mr. Lyons
is that the natives were responsible
for all the political confusion that
resulted in tho opportunity for tho
tion to strike its assassin blow at
the independence of this country.
In a cursory mention of tho revolu
tion of 1887, Mr. Lyons says: "Then
trial was mado of ministerial gov
ernment by legislative will, aud in
1892 seven mouths of howling chaos
was tho result. ' Out with the Min
isters, ' ' In with tho Ministers; l fifty
mou devoting thoir time aud
strength to usoless attempts at leg
islation for a discontented little
country." What a prodigious skip
tho learned chronicler of such re
cent events hero makes! ! Ho goes
flying past tho scenes of wrangling
and confusion, of iutern.il party
strife aud evasion of pledges to
electors, of domineering of upstarts
and making of unconstitutional
laws, which characterized tho ses
sions of 1887 aud 1888 of a Legislature
composed almost solidly of the
.party to which Mr. Lyons belongs.
His skipping polo is long enough
also to carry him over the session
of 1890, iu which tho split Cabinet
of his. friends created a scone un
paralleled in ministerial government,
which showed that those who in
augurated that system as related
by Mr. Lyous did not know its
rudimentary principles, one of
which is that a ministry cannot
show a divided front aud oxist.
Thoy had already displayed ig
norance on tho same score by
incorporating tho phrase, "majority
of tho Cabinet," iu tho laws. While
Mr. Lyons is arguing agaiust tho
justice of native control, and as
suming that such control has gov
erned recent politics in Hawaii, he
performs another grasshopper act.
Ho skips over tho election campaign
of 1890. In that contost tho Noble
voters of Oahu hurled from power
Mr. Thurston and his pai ty, of which
Mr. Lyons is a momber and benefi
ciary. These Noble voters include
only tho comparatively small pro
portion of natives who can come up
to the inordinately high franchise
of jkitX) a year cash incomu or owner
ship of &W00 in real estate beauti
ful application of "Americau" princi
ples that such franchise is! The
Noble voters of Oahu who thus dis
pensed with Tliurstouiau domina
tion, with its coucomitaiitH of favor
itism and rash financiering, are
mainly of the capital city where
everything in sight is modostly as
sumed by Mr. Lyons to bo tho pro
perty in foo simple of himself and
'From his performances on tho
skipping polo Mr. Lyons takes a
variation iu oxerciso to dodgiug
round a comer. Ho trios to dodge
tho responsibility shared by tho
rank and file of his fellow-insurrectionists
for the lottery bill. "It is
true," ho blandly observes, "that
many unthinking white persons,
with the easy graoo with which our
people hao signed petitions, gave
in thoir names on tho side from
which they woro only too happy
afterward to withdraw thorn." In
deed, then doubtless Mr. Lyons is
iu a position to enlighten tho public
as to tho time and mothod of tho
act of withdrawal. Thoro have boon
some frantic denials on his sido of
the fence of having had anything to
do with the lottery scheme, but
thoro has not been one instance of
an opon and manly withdrawal by
Hawaiian Harflwaro Go., L'fl
any of those "many whito men"
Mr. Lyous admits after all tho
abuse his friends have heapod on
Mr. Nordhoff for saying about tho
same thing supported tho scheme.
"Only ouo whito man voted for tho
lottery" that is, in tho Legislature
says Mr. Lyons. True, and then
what becomes of your all but deified
Minister Stovons' houosty aud vera
city, when he blatantly dououncod
all who woro loyal to tho constitu
tional government as being mombors
of tho lottery and opium rings?
Mr. Lyons roaches another corner,
rounding it thus: "It the lottery
bill passed, aud then amid yells of
triumph the only good Ministry tho
session had tolerated were hurlod
from their seats, and Legislature,
Cabinet and Queon woro all
'stolon.' " "Stolen" is a good word
there. What strikes us irresistibly,
however, in the quoted passage is
the colossal political judgment of
one individual, nurtured from in
fancy under the dusky monarchy,
which is equal to au ex parte ap
praisal of the relative worth of half
a dozen different ministries, and the
equally majestic confidence with
which it is presumed that the award
will be received by a universal pub
lic assent. Never mind tho records.
They only show th.it this much
vaunted Ministry, whose removal has
been used by Minister Stevens as
one reason for his helping a revolu
tion, was divided in itself upon some
of tho most important matters that
came before tho Legislature while it
was in office. It had no policy of
its own on the Registration Act, al
though that had been a burning
issue before tho couutry since the
middle of tho last provious Reform
administration. On tho contrary it
f split iu two when this really vital
measure came to a vote. How could
Mr. Lyous expect to see ministerial
government produce anything but
chaos iu tho hands of conductois
and exponents who did not kuow
that its very essence consists in a
united front of the executive when
ever it appears in public? Is it not
also a fact that half of that Cabinet
favored tho licensing of opium at
tho very name of which its mourners
have always goue into convulsions
of injured moral sonso?
Tho conclusion of these remarks,
although iu type, has to bo deferred
to make room for news.
Caution to Landlords Steamer Iwa
lani's Salvage Reduced.
Judge Whiting has rendered judg
ment for plaintiff for tho possession
of tho'proporty claimed with dam
ages of .?50, iu the roploviu suit of
J. J. Fernandez vs. J. M. Rapozo,
jury waived and hoard in vacation.
Rapozo had seized beds aud other
necessary articles under distraint of
rout in default of receiving rent in
advance. The Court does not look
on it as a cake of nomiual damages,
aud observes that, as distraint is a
harsh remedy, one who takes this
remedy must act strictly within his
legal rights or ho is liable to dam
ages. (3. W. Ashford for plaintiff;
J. A. Magoon for defendant.
The Supremo Court has decided
the appeal from Judtre Cooper's de
cree iu admiralty, in the case of The
Liholiho, The lntor-Islaund Steam
Navigation Co. vs. 1206 Bags of Su
gar; Tho Alliance Assurance Co.,
W. G. Irwin & Co., and tho Hawai
ian Sugar Co., intervonors. Chief
Justice Judd is the author of the
decision, which is unanimous. Tho
Justices adopt the findings of
fact aud law of Judgo Cocjper, but
reduce the amount of salvage from
fifty porcent to twenty-five percent.
This thoy do bocauso tho salving
steamer Iwalaui took no groat risk
aud made no extra exertion in
saving tho sugar. The fact that tho
wrecked vessel aud the salving ves
sol belonged to 'the same owners
does not prevent salvage being
awarded, neither does the fact that
tho vessels woro iu similar service
and under general orders to assist
oach other. It is also decided that
the action of the winds and the
waves being tho proximate causo of
the disaster, aud tho miscalculation
of tho master being the remoto
cause, tho loss was occasioned by a
peril of sea. V. M. Hatch for libel
lantHj C. W. Ashford and C. Creigh
tou for intervonors.
Judge Whiting has ordored a falo
of real estate, on the petition of W.
O. Smith, guardian of William An
drew Hall and Annie Hall, minors,
tho real estate to be convoyed to C.
Saturday, Oct. SI, 75.95.
This is the-season for south
erly winds and with them usu
ally comes more or less sick
ness of one sort or other, gen
erally fevers. Just why this
should be the medical and
scientific men know, we do
not. The doctors prescribe
the cures and the scientists
the preventatives; if you be
lieve in the old saviner that
"an ounce of prevention is
worth a pound of cure," you
will prefer a closer touch with
men who give you that which
keeps sickness away to those
who give you unpleasant things
to swallow after disease has
taken hold of you.
Several years trial of the
Ozonator has convinced the
people of the United States
that it is the best and least
offensive of any of the hun
dreds of compounds sold for
the purpose. During the cho
lera scare in New York a year
ago thousands of these little
contrivances were sold, and the
terrible disease was kept off.
We trot a couple of dozen at
the time and sold them to peo
ple who use them in different
parts of the house and say they
keep the atmosphere of the
rooms always fresh. We re
ceived a lot of new ones last
week and if you wish to reduce
the dangers of sickness to the
smallest atom it would be well
for you to order your Ozona
Last week we had an order
from one plantation for the
wire and materials for build
ing five miles of Locked Fence
and the order did not come to
us until the manager had care
fully calculated the difference
in the cost between the old
style and the new. That the
locked fence will be adopted
by the plantation rrianagers
there is no doubt once they
realize that a stronger and
better support is cheaper at
6c. than the conventional red
wood post at 1 8c. Work it
out from this: your posts in a
locked fence may be set fifty
feet apart, between posts, and
at a distance of six feet are
the spring- wire stavs which
cost 6c. each, fastened to the
wire with patent washers at
1 5c a pound and weighing 28
pounds to the 1000. Calcu
late also the time required to
dig post holes and in taking
up the slack. With the new
style there are fewer posts to
dig and the arrangement for
fitting the stays and washers
takes up every particle of
slack and leaves the wire as
taut as a miser's purse strings.
We will be pleased to answer
all inquiries regarding this
fence either in person or by
letter. A sample in the rear
of our store will convince the
most skeptical of its superio
rity. We sold some "Aloha" Mats
last week to people who wish
to convey to their friends the
idea that the latch strings to
their homes usually hang out
side. These goods are not
put together cheaply for the
purpose of selling at the low
price we ask for them, but are
really of a fiue quality, the best
that England can produce.
Alter our advertisement last
week was set up we opened a
dozen cases of fine Bird and
Parrot Cages. They are of
the best quality with all im
provements whereby tne dan
ger of losing the bird is mate
rially reduced. The Parrot
cages are of tin, well put to
gether with safety wire floor,
so that they may be cleaned
without risk of the bird flying
off. They are in various
shapes; square, oblong and
round, and the bird that won't
whistle "After the Ball" when
it gets inside of it is no use.
A year ago we boomed the
Hendry Breaking Plow to an
extent that brought it to the
attention of plantation man
agers until it is now recog
nized as the only good breaker
on the market.
IteS- -:r3 -v-
FOR SjkJLiE !
rpIlK UNDKHBIGNED OFFERM FOR
JL Hnlo tho following Beautiful Stock:
THE FINE HOUSE
AM) THE Flll.l.OUINM MAHI'H;
Anglo A., Joslo W.,
Sally Black & Colt,
Yum Yum & Colt,
Ivory, Violet, Lellehua,
True Blue & Colt,
TEMPLE OF FASHION
Oorner Fort Ss KCotol "streeta.
Grand Sale ! Grand Sale !
Full Pedigrees of tho above can bo
seen nt Greenfield Stables, where price and
terms can bo arranged to salt tho times.
Greenfield Stables, : Kaplolanl Park.
W. H. RICKARD.
October 18, 180J. ' sKilMin
Embroideries, : Lace : Veilings,
Handkerchiefs for Ladies and Gentlemen.
-A LARUE LINE OF-
Ladies' Blouses and Waists, Kid Gloves
Will be offered at a GREAT SACRIFICE in order,
to make room for
ISO O .A-SHiS
:: Xmas and Holiday Goods ::
Whieh have arrived by the "Transit.''
DO NOT MISS THTS CHANCE!
AFTERNOON TEA CLOTHS.
The undersigned has just
received a large and varied
assortment of Hem-Stitched
and Fringed Tea Cloths; also
some exceedingly handsome
Sideboard Cloths in different
lengths, which he invites
his lady customers to in
spect. W. G. SPROULL.
3 . JEu xi JFv. Xi I G H ,
Corner Fort and Hotel Sts., .... Honolulu, H. I.
X. KCXPF &, CO.
Doors, Fences, Balconies and
Artistic Grave Fences
Made tn order of Wrought Iron, by
At Sterling's Painting Shop, Union Street.
Notice to Tenants 1
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL
persons living as tenants on lands be
longing to the Estate of the lute King Kula
kana, as well as on lands belonging to the
uuderbigned and those of David Kawana
nakoa and J. Kalanianaole, for wli'uh ar
rangements have been made between them
and Mr. J. Paakaula, that payments of
rent must hereafter be made to me person
ally. When making payment it Is re
quested that tenants bring copies of their
leases and the last lereipt received by
them. It is als the wish of the under
signed to meet and confer with tenants on
the first day of every mouth for six months,
beginning October 10, 1891, and ending
April 10. 1894.
W" Oilice at Honunkaha.
Honolulu, Oct. IU, 18!).). tiSH-liu
Beautiful - Articles - in - Antique - Oak
CHAIRS, Etc., Etc.
NOTIOE OF REMOVAL.
HAVING REMOVED OUR OFFICE
to No. 415 Fort Street (upstairs of
Rule Ba.aur). we are readv to re
ceive orders for Japanese Coal and General
K. OGURA & CO..
General Commission Agents.
Mutual Tel. 070. l O. Box 243.
Honolulu, Oct. 10, 18.-.3. 359-1 w
KAWAIAHAO SEMINARY HAS Es
tablished a Domestic Dlpabtmknt
and is prepared to take orders for jellies,
bread and cakes. All orders for fruit cake
for Thanksgiving and Christmas should be
Rent at once. 829 lm
Splendid Line of Rattan and Reed Furniture
SINULE PIECES AND SETS.
CORNICE POLES IN WOOD OR BRASS MOUNTINGS.
ZBlegetixt v TJplxolstery
In Fine Spring, Hair, Wool, Moss and Straw Mattresses.
PILLOWS OF LIVE GEESE FEATHERS AND SILK FLOSS.
Latest Improvements in Wire Mattresses, Lounge & Sofa Beds, Divan Lounges and Sofas.
Great Yarlety of Baby Carriages, Cribs, Cradles & High Chairs.
IW Our Cabinet-making Workshop is Suporior in Men and Material. K&
FOBNITUBE AND MATTRESSES REPAIRED AS GOOD AS NEW.
llVEattixig Laid at Shortest lSTotios.
OUR PRICKS ALWAYS THE LOWEST IN HONOLULU.
J. 13.0JP& & OO
No. V4 TCtTlK Street,
Honolulu, W. I.
The Best Manila Cigar iu the Market.
ALL PERBONS HAVING CLAIMS
against Robert William Holt per
sonally are requested to present the same
without delay at the OlBce of
BRUCE & A. J. OAHTWUIGHT.
Hnnoluln. Aug. 25, 1WH. 81K-tf
DURING MY ABSENCE FROM THIS
Kingdom Mr. W. Lishman will hold
my power of attorney.
0. W. MACFARI.ANE.
Honolulu, Oct. 10, 18f. WXJ-lw
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN I NTH
rested in Theosophical Studies, or
Tlit'o.sujililcul Literature, are reiiio-ited to
eominuiiieute on the subject wltli A. M. T.,
P. O. Box IU', Honolulu. IWI IM
J.1 uivun that the follow
ing described Animal will
bo sold at I'ubliu Auction,
on SATURDAY. Nov. 1
lb'j3, at 12 o'clock noon, at the Government
Pound at Mukiki:
A FRESH CONSIGNMENT JUST TO HAND AND
FOR SALE IN
LOTS TO STJITI
IN BOND OR DUTY PAID
HOLLISTER & CO.,
Druggists and Tobacconists,
6?3 Tfo-rt. St.Tt,
Honolulu., H. I.
1 Sorrel Horso, white spot on foii'lumd;
gut iiiuu leg wiuie; 111
i Bay Male, white spot on oreliead: lelt
leg white; branded ".'!" on
Hawaiiau Hardware Co., TVd
Opposite Hprookele1 lllu'ik,
807 FORT STUIflWT.
hind leu white.
1 Sorrel Horse, white npot on forehead;
right hind leg white; hruiid Indistinct on
right hip and neck.
1 Dark Stallion, white npot 011 (oiehe.id;
three Ici;h v hlte; no brand
I Dark Horse, nil legs hlack, no brand.
Owner of the ubove Animal must
Bend in lila claim within 10 duys, other-
ttino 11 win ne o iu on me iiuiu aoove
iiumvd. JIM KUKONA,
Honolulu, Oct. '.'J, lblU. ttUKft
LOVETOY &, CO.
No. 19 Nuuanu Street, "Foster Block."
IMPORTERS AND SOLE AGENTS
FOR THE SALE OF
V. Carpy & Co.'s Very Superior California Wines,
From " Uncle Sam" Wine Cellum, Napu City,
Fredericksburg Brewing Co.'s Export Lager Beer,
Sun June, Cal., U. S, A.
Dallemanil & Co.'s Cream Pure Rye Whisky,
America' Finest Production, Jiwh uud Mellow,
Spruance, Stanley & Co.'s "0. P. T." Bourbon Whisky,
Uniform and Reliable,
Scott & Gilbert's "Sassafras" Sour,"
The Prince of Summer Jirinhn,
TIii'mc Goodtt are Guaranteed Fi rut-el asm in everv rennent and tire oMtireil fur
nulu ul Very RuuuouuIjIo Prices, 4.17-Uiu
Mimui. Ttt.t:i'uoNu M$-
-Posr Okkiok Box 1117
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