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EVENING BULLETIN, JUNE 13, 1890.
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F"v DANIEL LOGAN, Editor.
H ' SATURDAY, JUKE 13, 1896.
ft THE REPEAL ACT.
Seldom o Into linB tho Adver
tiser been quite so furious as it
has .laboriously worked itself into
boing over tho pending repenl of
tbo Registration Act. tOuo would
thjn.k on reading that journal's
attack upon flio House of Repre
sentatives, charging that body
with stultifying itsolf in the mat
tor, that it had boon a boliovor in
tho infallibility of tho presont
Legislature, honco that its wrath
was duo to tho violent wrench
givou to its mind from having tho
dogma torn up by the roots. Not
withstanding tho choleric distress
of our contemporary, howovor, tho
gonoral public aro likely to view
with much gratification tho repeal
of (ho measure. it was a
law that was novor asked
for by tho peoplo when
electing thoir lepresentatives to
Hiis or nuy former Legislature.
Tho whole idea was a more fad.
suggestod first sorao yoars ago by
a leodiug planter, at a conferenco
between tho trustees of tho Plant
ers' Company and a delegation of
workiugnion upon tho question of
Asiatic competition in labor othor
than plantation. ' It was then
urged and has since, on various
occasions, boon sedulously forced
upon public consideration, a? the
only way in which tho run of
, plantation laborers conld bo kept.
When first proposal -the solo
object was to keop plantation
"contract laborers from deserting
thoir bound sorvice, as at that
time an law providing for tho
asportation of peoplo of any par
ticular class or nationality,
excepting for crime, would have
been unconstitutional. In the
sessions of 1890-92, the constitu
tion was amended so as to permit
of class legislation in respect of
tho control and regulation of all
or any classes or nationalities of
immigrants admitted to ongago in
agricultural or domostio labor.
That nmondmont was scarcely law
jntil tho old constitution was
abrogated by tho revolution of
1893, but its principle was re
simcted in the Constitution of tho
llopublic (Sec. 3 of Article 1), as
Tho Legislature may provide by
law, however, for tho supervision,
jcgistration, control and ideutifi
DHtion of all persons, or any class
or nationality of persons; and
may also by law restrict and limit
Vio term of residence, and tho
business or employment of all
persons or of any cluss or na
tionality of persons coming into
Beforo the prohibition of class
legislation was thus modified, any
measure for tho rogistering of any
eluss or nationality, apart from
"others, would havo been unconsti
tutional. Thorofore, tho people
Toro told that only through uni
Torsal registration could the Olii
aeso bo reached for control, so as
to hold all of them thereafter in
troduced to tho alternative of nbid
ing under contracts for plantation
and domostio labor or being sent
out of tho country. Tho modifi
cation of tho constitutional safe
guard against class legislation
ioroin stated, howovor, wiped
out tho nocossity that has boon
argued for universal regis
tration. In consequence the
passage of tho Registration Act,
with its great scope to executive
discretion in tho decreeing of do
tails, was a wanton trespass upon
tho liberty of citizens which a
Jargo proportion of tho citizens
Save quickly proved they were
Toady to resont. Tho Legislature
laving been by abundant evi
dence convinced that it had com
mitted a blunder in passing such
a measure could not do otherwise
than stultify itsolf by leaving tho
law in tho statutes either 'to bo
como a dead letter or to causo
sorious voxation of tho peoplo in
its forcible execution. If regis
tration of Ohinoso immigrants is
necessary for enforcing the con -
ditions under which they enter
tho country, all that is needed is
to ompowor and direct tho Board
of Immigration to register them'
thumb marks, photographs and
all as thoy arrivo. Why Bhould
tho freomon of .the ropublio
bo put under tho con
constant bondage of a medieval
passport Bystom borrowed from
offoto Europeau tyranny, and
subjected virtually to perpetual
polico surveillanco, for a purpose
that can easily bo subserved other
wise All .the arguments about
tho usefulness, of gonoral registra
tion as an aid to tiro collodion of
taxes and tho tracking of crimi
nals are only tho product of a
labored after thought. They aro
also insulting to law-abiding
Tho status of tho Wido Tires
aci since mo action oc duo oonaio
this morning, as detailed in an
other column, may be thus ex
plained: Tho House mado several
amondmonts to the bill as it pnea
od tho Sonato. Tho Sonato has
refused to concur in these amond
monts and has voted to adhere to
tho original bill. Tho bill now
goos to 'tho House, which may
recede from its amendments.
Should it "doeo, the bill as passed
by the Senate will beoorao law.
On tho other hand should tho
House' adhere to its amondmonts
tho bill will bo finally killed.
: ' r
Dealers in ' curios may now
make a good thing in the collec
tion of thumb marks.
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the finest special train over mado
up at tho West Oakland yardB for
suoh a trip. There will be two
Bloopers, a dining car and a com-
fmrtmont car. There will bo a
ibrary, smokiiigroom, bathrooms
and a barbor. Tho train will bo
vestibuled, and in point of com
fort and convenienco will bo un
excelled. A dolcgato from Kansas and a
frioud of Governor St. John said;
"Tho Western people aro united
on tho silver question, irrespective
of.party, and thoro will bo bolts
from the republican and democra
tic conventions if the gold stand
ard is adopted. We will no long
er submit to Eastern dictation.
There is a gonoral understanding
of this kind in tho West. Wo
will not sacrifice prohibition, but
I bolieve Senator Tollor can got a
largo following if s'ho loads tho
silvor bolters at St. Louis."
Ktrlckcn St, LuiiU.
Extensive relief work is going
on in St. Louis. Canvassers have
found indescribable suffering.
Entire families aro almost starv
ing. In all $169,108 has been collect
ed for relief work. This inoludes
tho city appropriation of $100,
000. Tho work 'of cleaning up tho
devastated district of South St.
Louis has bogun.
Estimates placing tho property
loss at $50,000,000, which havo
been sent abroad, aro declared to
bo enormously exaggerated. It is
sajd that $10,000,000 would bo
Tliero is to bo a new program,
making many changes from the
preceding ones, with a lot of now
business, at this evening's per
formance by tho Hawaiian Circus.
It will bo tho last but ono oppor
tunity of sooiug tho show before
it leaves for tho other islands.
Leonardo has something new
every time ho appears in his tra
peze acts, which have novor been
equalled in Honolulu. New songs
and jokes may bo expected from
both tho ring and the stage per
formors. Nobody over tiros of
seeing and hearing ' tho clover
Qver the purple profile of
, .. Wjltne rwe he ;r;des-
tnewaianae range tne incies
cent gleam of the. variegated
after glow suffuses the west-
ern sky., A soft breeze blows
over the town, rustling the
foliage embowering thousands
of verandas. Marsden's bats
go forth in quest of beetles,
their uncanny wings fanning
the whiskers of the "free and
independent," as they sit en
joying their post-prandial cigar
and meditating on the Regis
tration Act. Bill Williams puts
his number tens on the ladder
and mounts to his eyrie at, the
mouth of the peaceful harbor,
where, with a Japanese safety
match he lights the lantern
that warns the mariner against
taking the Aliowera's overland
route into the desired haven.
"Let fall the curtain, wheel .the
sofa round, and so let peaceful
What a pretty introduction
to a novel could be made out
of a Honolulu evening ! The
picture is incomplete, how
ever, without ringing in a hand
some parlor lamp. We have
your choice of many varieties
of hanging lamps in the most
artistic styles silver, bamboo,
black iron, porcelain, etc., with
elegant shades. If it's "light
on the subject" you want, you
may just as well have it in
style. The prices will not be
in your way, you cannot get
lower for equal value elsewhere.
Don't bother any more with
that wornout lamp, but treat
your household to a "thing
of beauty" that will shed a
nightly glory over your do
mestic happiness and pleasures.
Some people may have tried
to convince you that the mon
archy of the oil stove has been
abrogated in favor of other in
ventions. Don't give any
countenance to such a notion.
The oil stove has kept right
ahead with the march of pro
gress, until its improvement
has culminated in the Blue
Flame Oil Stove that we sell.
If we have told any of you
that our stock was exhausted
and would not be replenished
for some little time, we must
take it back as we do now
gladly. The Monowai agree
ably surprised us with a iresh
lot, and they are now opened
out. None who saw the ex
periments in cookery perform
ed on this stove in our store
recently will need to be in
formed of its superior merits.
any wno am not nave tnat op
portunity are welcome to en
joy satisfactory demonstrations
of the stove's qualities on ap
plication. One thing about us
is that we never try to sell
goods on the chance that they
may give satisfaction. , We
want our customers to be thor
oughly convinced that 'they are
getting value for their money
before they part with it. With
the full consciousness that our'
business reputation is at stake;
in regard to this as well as to
other standard articles that we
advertise, we unhesitatingly re
commend to you the Blue
Flame Oil Stove.
Hawaiian Hardware Co.
Opposite Sprookols' 13nnk,
NO. 307 FORT STREET.
here is no doubt in your
mind as to the 'proper place
to get a Good Watch;
if tho ntfmbor wo have
sold during tho past week
is an indication of theway
tho wind blows.
You havo sometimes
been undecided, when
swayed by tho well inten
tioned (?) comment of inter
ested ones, that "ho's too
high" and you invariably
found that it was just the
opposite. That for a roally
high grade article you paid
much less than'you sup
posed was necessary, that
goods were just a shade
better, and gave you th.reo
shades bettor satisfaction.
Our Railroad tfime Piece
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struction for so low a price.
Several engineers now own
them, and report absolute
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Terms: $10.00 down, balanco
$2.50 a week or a libornl discount
HERMAN OR NORWEGIAN GIRL TO
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Inn. Apply to
MRS. THOMAS SMITH,
SM-St pukol street.
fievt Arrivals in Our Linen Department!
White Linen Tablo Damask, good quality.
4 Whito Linen Table Covers with Napkins to match.
White Linen Bed Sheeting, 90 inch at $1.50 per yard.
Whito Linen for Pillow Cases, 45 inch, GOc pur yard.
Fine Whito Linen, 36 inch, GOc per yard.
Red Tablo Damask, GOc and 70c per yard.
Whito Damask Tablo Covers with Red Borders, $1.50
and 1.75 a piece.
White Damask Doilies, $1.50 a dozen.
White Damask Doilies with Red Border 75c and $1.25 a
B. F, Ehlers & Co., Fort Street
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the Manufacturers' Shoe Co.,
I. O. O. F.
Tlie senkes In commemoration of tliu de
ceased members of the Independent Order of
Odd Fellows will bo held on Sunday'after
noon, June 14tb.
Tbo members will meet at Harmony ball,
Kln street, at 3.80 p m.
'f hero will be suitable oKercbes at tho hall,
to bo follow cd bv further services and decora
tion of craves at the cemetery.
lomriouuons 01 uowers ure requested, and
mar be sent on Sunday morning after 0
o'clock to the place of meeting, where n
commltteo oDadlcs will be lu attendance to
rccelre and arrange them.
All Odd Fellows, whether members of local
Lodges or visitors, aie requested to bo pre
sent and assist.
The Commltteo would urtro a prompt and
full attendance, as a duty Incumbent upon
tbo members of tho Order
Uy order of thu Commltteo of Arrangements,
IST My Hook does not tip in this man
ner, no matter how weighty the load.
Hack No. 14
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No persons aro authorized
to contract for advertisements
or solicit for the sale of the
now Hawaiian Directory in
Honolulu, except myself and
J. B. Daniels: Furthermore, I
havo no connection whatever
with .any San Francisco firm.
B. L. FINNEY.
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. One customer of ours takes
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days. Ho has a Gurney Im
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Von Holt Building.
HENRY DAVIS & CO. OF HONOLULU,
11 1, having made an assignment to mo of all
their property for tbo beneht of their credi
tors, all persons having claims against said
Henry UaUs.fc Co. are hereby renuetted to
present tho same to mo at the olllce of M W
McCbesney A Sons, Honolulu, within tbrco
months Irom dato or they will bo forever
V W MCCHE8NEY,
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Honolulu, June 13th, 1800, y.'0-3t