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EVENING BULLETIN, JULY 3, 181M3.
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5f? Evei)ii)$ Bulletin,
DANIEL LOGAN. Editor.
P1UDAY, JULY 3, 1800.
DEMOC1RA.CY IN CHINESE
Ill au article in tho previous is
, sno part of an abstract was givon
of an editorial in the Shanghai
Mercury on "Representative Gov
ernment for China." It closed
with a statement of the certainty
of Russian intluoncoboing strong
ly arrayod against any move
ment in behalf of popular govern
ing institutions in China. As evi
dence of such a movement's com
ing into lifo tho Mercury cites tho
momorial to tho Emperor, present
ed last suinnwr by thirteen hun
dred graduates, in which among
other things a request for a na
tional, parliament was distinctly
made. On this the Mercury com
ments as follows:
The memorialists aro perhaps
llattering themselves that they
have done woll not to loso their
heads, siuco they have seen tho
treatment accorded the enter
prisirg. Reform Club of Poking;
hut they must not loso heart or
lesson their endeavors to cultivate
a patriotic spirit and seek the
highest good of their people.
Only by persistent agitation and
through much tribulation can re
form bo accomplished. But evo
lution is hotter than violent
change. The most lasting reforms
nro those accomplished by the
slow process of growth. This is a
vital process. Any movement
toward tho improvement of a
people should find its roots in tho
past history of tlmt people, if it
would win success. In no country
is this moro true than in China,
for iu no other laud is thero so
much rovoronco for the old.
Pursuing this suggestion tho
Mercury advises that " thoso who
tumid spo AYnstorn irtons flourish
in China must endeavor to graft
them on that body of teaching
which already furnishes tho Chin
aman with his ethical and politi
cal ideals. It is pointed out that,
'although popular representation
in government is a western insti
tution, the rights of tho people aro
set forth very clearly in tho Chiu
eso classics. To rescue from ob
scurity the texts that omphasizo
these rights, and expound and
apply their principles to present
conditions, would, it is contended,
onsuro a ready appreciation by
the Chinese people of at least the
theory of representation.
Confucius is thus reported: "In
tho practice of govornmont in an
tiquity the lovo of men was tho
great point." On which the Mer
cury comments: "And, although
moro or less corruption has al
ways existed in Chinese political
circles, their scriptures are not
sparing in' their denunciation of
it. Tho well-known incident, also
recorded in tho Bookof Itites,.of
tjio poor widow, who, though tho
tigors had dovoursd her husband,
her father in-law aud her son,
would not leave tho dangerous
district because free from the op
pression of tho officials, gave Con
fucius occasion to say to his dis
oiplos: 'Remombor this, my littlo
children, oppressive government
is moro terrible than tigers.'"
Again, although tho Chinese scrip
tures Boeru in places to omphasizo
too much tho "divine right of
kings," Moncius, tho author of ono
of the sacred books, teaches that
-tho will of hoavon is revealed
through tho voice of tho people,
thus: " Htaven sees as
my pooplo see; heaven
hears as my people hoar." This
' is olosoly analagous to the ancient
classical proverb, so ofton quot
ed in "Western ropublicau expres
sions: "Vox populi, vox I)ei."
Tho Moroury proceeds:
Moncius was something of a de
mocrat, and with a boldness, ro
markablo for his day, sot forth
the right of revolution and oven
justified tho execution of a tyran
nical sovereign, such as King
Chow, whom ho characterized as a
xafHiiti aud a villain sentiments
which would have delighted tho
heart of Cromwell. To tho King
of Ts'i ho said, that a monarch
who would not roform his evil
practices ought to bo removed by
tho peoplo and another appointed
in his stead. Moncius is ant to
become tho idol of tho future Chi -
In conclusion tho journal from
which the substanco of this articlo
is derived shows that it is not
nlono in theory that tho Chinese'
rocognizo tho peoplo as "tho root
of tho stato." They have a local
eldorship, consisting of represent
atives of oach ward or village,
oithor choson by the pooplo or ap
pointed by tho magistrate after
consultation with tho peoplo.
These elders aro tho mediums of
communication botweon tho peo
ple and tho mandarins, and they
aro responsible in a measure for tho
good conductor thoir constituents.
The Shanghai journalist does not
montioutho vory interesting re
Bomblanco botweon this foaturo of
Ohineso political lifo mid tho
moot system of tho nnciont Eng
lish people. It is pointed out,
however, that tho Ohineso have
also thoir trade guilds, religious
orders and, among certain con
quered tribos, hcud-raeu to repre
sent thoir interests to tho Govern
ment. And the Mercury closes
its remarks in thoso words :
We havo here, then, already
tho germ of what we seek; and,
with such a oloar statomont of
popular- rights in books which aro
regarded as most sacred aud which
supply tho fundamental law of
tho stato, it needs but a littlo wiso
agitation on tho part of thoso who
aro conversant with AVestorn
methods and their advantages, to
bring about in a peaceful way a
great revolution in China, which
shall secure lasting reform iu po
litical administration, place the
government upon a moro stable
basis, and prove alike beneficial
to the monarch and tho people.
Charles Crano is a creditable
typo of tho Honolulu youug man,
ono who has mado a place for
himself, in au importaut local
sphere, by industry and attention
to duty. No higher praiso could
bo accorded him than tho stato
mont of his retiring superior, that
ho knows as much about tho tele
phone businoss as himself. It will
be a credit to tho Mutual Tele
phone Company if it givo Mr.
Crano a fair trial as superintend
ent of its system, instead of going,
afield for a Btrangor with tho
chance of getting a bungling fail
ure. According to the Tribune, tho
citizens of Hilo aro making thoir
Fourth of July an exclusively
Hawaiian celebration. Uncle Sam
may feel slighted. '
Attention, Company G-.
IlRlDQUAUTKlLS COMPANY O., N. O. II., 1
G EVEIIY ME3
pany in hoi
nt tho Drii:
HONOLULU, July a. 1800. j
EVEIIY MEMBER OF THIS COM-
orouy oritereil to nmwnr
Drill Shod TO-MiRHOW
(Saturday) HORNING, July 4, )8tKJ.
t 7:110 o'olook dlmrn. for tho nnr.
poso of tnkinc part in tho furade nnd lie-
viow ordered in General Ordors, No. 23. .
uuuorin to oo worn will no Cups, lllouseH,
nuiio irouscre, laggings ami uiovcs.
VZT No drill
JOHN M. KEA,
Attention, Company H.
Armoiiy Company II.. N. G. II.,
Honolulu, July 3, 1890.
HALL MEMBEB8 OP COMPANY
II., N. O. II., uie hereby ordered
to Hsseinblo nt tho Drill Sued TO
MORROW (Saturday) MORNING,
July 4, 1800, at 8 o'oloclc sharp,
for the purpose- of taking part in tho
Parade and Review ordered iu General
Orders, No. 20. Uniform to bo worn will
be Cups, Blouses, White Xronsar, Loggings
T. B. MURRAY,
310 It Cnptnin Commanding.
Building and Loan Aociation
Tho Regular Monthly Mooting
will be hold at the Chambor of
Cmnmeraoou MONDAY EVEN
ING, July 0, ,1890, ut 7:30
SKSTPaymonts aro required in
A. V. GEAR,
3'lG-2t , Secretary.
TRIBUNE WHEELS AND
BLUE FLAME OIL
This is the time of the year
when we naturally expect the
eagle to scream and flap his
wings over the. great and
glorious American Republic
across the water. This is all
ngnc ana a very proper pro
ceeding for an old bald-headed
rooster eagle which is one
hundred and twenty years old
and is supposed to have attain
ed years of discretion and
to know a thing or two.
An effort is being made to
get a scream or two out of the
Hawaiian eagle, but it' is such
a short time since he was
hatched out that his scream
will not amount to much in
comparison with the older
bird's, and as for flapping his
wings he can't very well do
that until they get beyond the
We have got a young eagle,
however, of our own and you
ought to hear him scream over
Ruby Dexter's victory on the
Tribune wheel last Saturday.
Our eagle knows a thing or
two. He knows the Tribune is
the safest, best and handsomest
wheel in the city. Don't be
persuaded into buying any
wheel until you have examined
the merits of the Tribune; all
the champion races in Hawaii
have been won on this wheel,
showing conclusively that it is
Our eagle is also screaming
over the merits of the Blue
Flame Oil Stoves, for which
we are sole agents of the
Hawaiian Islands. We have
just received a fresh supply of
these economical and con
venient stoves by the Australia
and sold one yesterday while
they were being unpacked.
They are smokeless, odorless
and just the thing for this
Call in and hear our eagle
scream and incidentally take a
look at the many useful and
ornamental articles we have on
hand at prices to suit every
household and every purse.
Hawaiian Hardware Co.
Opposite Spreokols' Bank,
NO. 307 FORT STREET.
Tho Bulletin very kindly
noticed our new department
in its columns of last week,
and already the number of
ordors for this kiud of work,,
convinces us that thore has
been pressing need for such
work in this city.
"Without making tho slightest
brag on tho kind of work our
engraver is ablo to do, we fool
so certain that wo can please
tho over particular that thero
will bo np longer any excuse
for sending Away for your
cards, or for any of tho liner
embossing work, which you
have beon compelled to do up
to tho present moment.
"Will bo found to be
Our stationery the latest and
finest in use. Wo will keep
posted on every now wrinkle
in tho work and you can rest
assured that any work turned
out by us will bo correct acl
tho kind you won't be ashamed
Will you keep this work at
homo by placing your ordors
with us? You save tho exponso
of mailing, to say nothing of
the long wait, bo let us do your
H. F. Wichman
CclclMiioii of the 121st Anniversary
Ticiin -:- HHiqi
GitAND Baix Friday ovouing, July
3rd, at Independence Pnrk.
National Salutk Saturday morn
ing, at sunrise.
LiTEUAity Exeiioises ntlndopond
onco Park, at 1 o'clock Satur
day. Ellis Mills, U. S. Consul- Gonoral
and Charge iV Au"aires,prosid
ing. Ma. Z. K. Pangborn,
Jorsoy City, N. J., Orator.
National Salute at sunset.
Per Order Committee.
Tilt) undersigned bee to Inform tliclr friends
tlmt their Stoick will not bo opened on tlio
Ith of July
11. MAY & CO.,
11. K. McINlTItEifcBUO.,
' , LEWIS & CO.,
344-2t Honolulu, July 1, 1800.
All wheelmen nru herewith Invited tonar
tlulpatu In tho parade on Fourth of July,
stiirtlnK nt l'nlneo 8(unru at 8:!iU n. in. For
thu best decorated wheel mid rider a prize of
?l (K, will bo kIvcii, $10.00 for the second,
end If 5. 00 each for the third aud fourth bust.
ChOZIEK aud CHANE,
313-it . Wheelmen Committee.
Tin: whole oit PAivr
Upper Floor over Tracy's.
jfatf Arrivals in Our
Whito Linen Table Damask, good quality.
White Linen Table Covers with Napkins to matchi
Whito Linen Bed Shooting, 90 inch, at $1 50' per yund.
Whito Linen for Pillow Cases, 45 inch, GOc per yardi
Fine White Linen, 3t inch', COc per yard.
Ked Table Damask, GOc and 70c nor yard.
White Damask Table Covers with Ked Borders, $1!.50
and $l.T5 a piece.
White Damask Doilies, $1.50 a 'dozen.
Whito Damask Doilies with Ked Border 75c and $125 a
B. T. Ehlers &
Hi ?cG. .'A SwWl mzag$FJm i I ' i.
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That Speak for Themselves Don't Need Any Backing; Up.
THE SECRET. Get tho best for the least money.
WHERE? From us.
WHY 1 Because we can do it.
HOW? By buying for cash in largo quantities.
YOU, of courre, can get along without us, but wothinlc youll
' find acquaintance with us profitable.
The Manufacturers' Shoe Co.,
, ' f
Castle & Cooke
Co., Port Street
WW. DIMOND'5 v l
Our advertisements in tho
daily papers attract more
wanters than we know wjiat
to do with at times', but they (
aro indulgent with us and if
thoy caunofe be waited on tho
minute thoy get in the store
there aro attractive bits of
crockery and glassware to
occupy their attention for a
few minutes. It's the shoppers
and buyers that make us
happy. If the rush continues
the force of clerks will bo
enlarged. Advertising suites us. v
If it is a steak or a chop.
jit's all the better for broiling,
i if you havo tho right sort of
broiler. The Uninuc is tho
one that broils botli sides with
least trouble. No danger of
burning fingers with a Unique.
Every housewife uses raisins
to a degree in cooking; the
bother has been in tho seeding.
An Automatic seeder will seed
a pound in five minutes and
all tho machine costs is a
dollar and a half.
The Columbia Egg Beater
goes to you for a quarter.
Another stylo works quicker
and has a graduating 'glass;
costs 60 cents, but it is worth
Tho patent chimney cleaner
cleans tho glass at ono move
ment of tho hand and prevents
possibility of breakage. Don't
cost much, but it's worth a
Von Holt Building.
NOTARY PUBLIC anil TYPEWRITER
' Onricu: 203 Merchant street, Campbell
look rear of J. ). Carter's oftlco. To.
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