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EVENING BULLETIN, JUNE 12, 1897.
51 Euei)ir$ Bulletin
DANIEL. LOGAN, Editor.
SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 1897.
Wkli nil tlio talk heard lately
about a needed chaugo iu plauta
tion liihor supply, it in strange to
find uo mention of uativo Iluwai
ians. Yet tlioro are mauy plantors
who would still, when questioned
categorically, designate tlio natives
a8 their preforouco for laborors.
Others would Bignify the same
choice with the ovor convenient
"if" if thoy could only get the
natives to work in the cane fields.
This is not supposition but state
ment based on fresh records.
People who are in positions to
know the worth of the natives
iu mechanical industries,
as laborers on public
works, in manning the coasting
fleets and handling their boats at
dangerous places, as 'longshore
men, etc., will unhesitatingly tes
tify that for all such employments
they aro the equals, and in most
cases the superiors away beyond
comparison, of any alien labor.
Why, thou, is tho avnilablo supply
of uutivo labor not exhausted bo
fore the planters soud over soub
for endogenous bono and sinew?
There is a strong impression
abroad that, long back in the his
tory of tho sugar planting indus
try, work on tho plantations was
lnnde odious to tho Hawaiians.
Ignorant and inexperienced rann
agors and overseers, carrying out
n penny wise aud pound foolish
policy, failed to give them proper
trentmout, in oithor housing, feed
ing, overseeing or wages propor
tioned to capacity. This charge
is not imaginative in source, but
derived from tho information of
competent witnesses. Planters aro
given to expressing contempt for
newspaper discussion of their
business, but to contemm the judg
ment of others, especially when
based on notorious facts, is but a
dibtinguishing trait of those who
are chiefly wise in their own con
ceits. No doubt tho planting
guild would feel keenly sensitive
at present to any adequate discus
sion of recent incidents, on differ
ent hands, that exhibit modes of
ruling laborors on the plantations
which make tho character of
Legroo in "Undo Tom's Cabin"
saintly by comparison. Perhaps
the newspapers, in preseuce of
such doings as those referred to,
ought to bo frro to confess that
their judgment may not bo com
petent for tho sottling of questions
arising in tho realm of white
skinned barbarism. All the same
the newspapers will find public
opinion at their baok iu denounc
ing such barbarism, also in draw
ing conclusions from its ex
istence which tend to discre
dit tho excuses, heard these
many years with dreary reitera
tion, for tho planters' insistence
upon a necessity of flooding the
country with barbaric hordes of
cheap labor. It is all very woll,
when tho labor system of tho
couutiy is being shown to the
world for tho couutry's disad
vantage, that some of tho plantors
should mako a spasmodic effort to
introduce labor of weBternly
civilized material, with a pui port
ed view to obtaining at tho same
time dcsirablo material for settle
ment and- citizenship. There
would bo more sincerity apparent
in tho move, however, and some
tangible pledge of determined
constancy, if the planters should
begin tho new departure with a
serious effort to reman their fields
and mills bo far as the supply
would hold out from the numer
ous ranks of unemployed white
men and native Hawaiinns. Offer
ing such labor tho miserable pit
tances that figuro in tho contracts
of Asiatic coolies, without tho in
ducements othor than money
wages which would attract mon of
civilized birth and aspirations, is
only shamming. Nobody kuows
hotter than tho plantors them
selves that whatovor terms como
short of getting white mon and
natives now living hero to enlist
on tho sugar plantations will nov
er satisfy American" or Europoan
laborers who may bo coaxed into
tho country. Unsatisfied thoy will
not bo hold by iroubound con
tracts, oven backed by an army of
police Some of tho planting cor
porations aro evidently striving
to inaugurato a reformed policy
with rogard to labor. All honor
to them for the effort. If tho ex
periments theso are making to
formulato a now systom, whoroby
the laboror will get something liko
a decent share of the fruits of his
toil, should succeed as thore is fair
promise of doing,their example will
go a long way toward bringing
about a rovolutiou for true civili
zation in those islands which will
make tho most radical reforms
produced by political earthquakes
not worth mentioning.
UFSET ON TANIAHI'.
Allan Herbert Injured While Admiral
Allon Herbert was giving Admi
ral Beardsleo a drivo on Mount
Tantalus on Thursday afternoon,
when, near Mr. Schmidt's villa,
the horses backed the carriage
oyer a high bauk. Mr. Herbort
received severe bruises iu the
left shoulder and arm, which ne
cessitated his being sent home
and to bed. Hnppily no bono
was broken, but Mr. Herbert wns
very soro yesterday. Ho was at
tended by Dr. Herbert. Admiral
Beardsleo happily escaped with
out injury. Tho carriage was
Fell From a Car.
A stout white lady, in attempt
ing to alight from a side plat
form car on King street this
morning, fell heavily to the
ground. The driver had answered
the gong by applying the brakes,
but the lady was getting off boforo
tho car had stopped, l'ortunately
tho lady was not injnrod beyond
the soiling of her dress. Some
passengers scolded the driver in
their sympathy for tho lady, but
those who were beside the driver
could not see that he was blame
worthy. Tho step platform on
that particular style of car is
higher thau the end steps of other
cars and deceives people
Aloxandor Cockburn and Alex
ander Lindsay, Jr., both of Kailua,
North Koua, Hawaii, havo this
day formed a partnership under
tho firm name of "Tho Koua
Trading Company" for the pur
pose of carrying on a general, im
porting and merchandise business
at said Kailua, North Kona.
Kailua, November 25, 189G.
John K. White of Hookena,
South Kona, Hawaii, has this day
been admitted as a partner of
"Tho Kona Trading Company"
doing a general importing and
merchandise business at Kailua
and Hnlualoa, North Koua, Ha
waii. Kailua, March 31, 1897.
Tommy K. Nathaniel,
Office: Kalawao, Mnlokal, II. I.
Abstraot and Business
Having been entrusted from busi
ness men all over the Inlands for tho
past years, I am prepared to miiko
Abstracts of Titles or Deeds iu n moat
thorough, uccuruto and complete man
ner, and to negotiate dales or leases of
lands belonging to thine who are re
siding at the Settlement ou short no
THE SAN FRANCISCO
Royal Baking Powder.
The magnificent tribute of the San rr.incu.co Hoard of jfthi...) i
tho great purity mid wholcsomcnesa of tlio Koyal Ba'.;l.ig PinWlbrrJ.i.;.
disturbs tho manufacturer-! of tho lower grade p nvders. Their envion .
publications, however, cannot break the force of this unsolicited and u -biassed
high medical endorsement. Attached is a certified copy of ilirir
originnl report, with the signatures of tho members of the IVa-d ii
We, the members of The Board cf Health of
the City and County of San Francinco, cordially
approve and recommend the Royal Baking Pow
der. It is absolutely pure ar.d healthful, composed
of the best ingredients of the highest strength
In our judgment it is impossible to make a purer
or stronger Baking Powder than the " Royal."
r-pV- $ $owa&Sxb$,
THIRTEENTH ANNUAL MEETING
.... OF TIIE
JUNE 12, 1897.
Races Will Commence At 1 P. M.
On tho 12th.
SATURDAY, JUNE 12.
Half-mile dash. Prize: Trophy,
valued ut .20.
SECOND BICYCLE I1A0E.
Ono-milo handicap. Prize: Tro
phy, valued tit 30.
THIRD HAWAIIAN JOCKEY
Fivo-eightuH of n mile dash; for
Huwniiun breds. Purso, $150.
Pacing and trotting; free for all;
host 3 in 5. Purso, $150 with $50
CUP, $200 ADDED.
Running race; one mile dash.
SIXTH MAIDEN RACE.
Half mile dash. Parse, $100.
SEVENTH SPECIAL RACE.
Pnoing nnd trotting; bnndicnp;
freo for. nil beaten horses. Purso,
All entries are to be mudo with
the Secretary before 2 o'clook
Tuesday, Juno 8, 1807. Entrance
foos to ho 10 per cent of purso,
unless othorwisu speaiflod.
All races to bo trotted or run
nndor tho Rules of tho National
Trotting Association and Blood
All horsos aro oxpoctod to start,
unless withdrawn by 9 o'olook
a. m. on Juno 10, 1897.
General Admission 50 Conts
Grand Stand (oxtra)
50 Cents and $1
Carriages (inside course), caoh
Quiirtor-Strotob Badges, $5
Por Order Committoo:
S. G. WILDER,
Secrotary, Hawaiian Jookey Club.
BOARD OF-4 HEALTH
USE OS" THE
HOUSEHOLD AND DAIRY.
The long- continued drouht
of this year has necessarily
affected dairies, especially on
this island, and its continuance
bids fair to seriously affect the
milk supply. Consequently it
behooves dairymen to be more
economical than ever in order
to make both ends meet before
the next rainy season. In no
way can economy be practised
to better advantage than in
using the Alpha-De Laval
Cream- Separators. Here
are afew of the advantages to
be gained from their use:
1. Save 10 percent, to 0
percent, in skimming. 2. Save
$ percent, to 10 percent, in
churning. J. Increase butter
value 5 percent, to $0 percent.
4. Save time and labor. 5. Save
ice and water. 6. Insure purity
of product. 7. Remove tuber
culosis and disease germs.
8. Give a much superior cream.
9. Give cream of any desired
density. 10. Give warm, fresh,
sweet skim-milk. 11. Obviate
"scours" in calves. 12. Give
the best aeration. 13. Do away
with taints and odors. 14. En
hance keeping qualities. $.
Save women's and housework.
16. Save one-half time in
churning. 17. Save storing and
handling of ice. 18. Save milk
and ice-houses. 19. Save mul
titude of utensils. 20. Save
washing and care of utensils.
We have just made arrange
ments with the agents by
which we can sell this Separa
tor cheaper than ever.
Hawaiian Hardware Co.
NO. 307 FORT STREET,
Opposite Spreokels' Bank
Evening Bulletin, 75c per month.
Universal Stoves $ Ranges!
The Best and the Cheapest !
Dandy Cook, No. 7, 4-7 inch Holes, Oven 15x17. Price S 8 Oft
Western, No. 7, 4-7 inch Holes, Oven 10 ixl7. " '.15 00
Pnizc Range, No. 7-18, 6-7 inch Holes, Oven 18x18 inches.
Prico 23 00
Welcome Rancid, No.7-18,G-7 inch Holes, Ovon 18x18 inches.
Prico 27 09
ArroLLo Range, No. 7-18, G-7 inch Holes, Ovon 18x18 inches.
Prico 30 0 "'
SorEim Universal Range, No. 7-18, G-7 inch Holes, Ovon ' ,
18x18. Prico 35 00 Mty
FOR SALE BY THE V 4 '
Pacific Hardware Co, Ltd ''
8. W. LEDEHEU,
Just Received at the I
- Fireworks, Balloons,
American and Hawaiian Flags
All Slzea In Bunting, Silk and Cotton.
(7 New and First-class SECOND HAND FDUNirUItE of all kinds Bold cheap (or
4th of July
I am requested to invite citizens
of tho United States in the Ha
waiian Islands and all others so
disposed to meet at the Arlington
Hotel THIS EVENING, tho
12th inst., at 7:30 p. m., to consult
as to the celebration of the Fourth
HAROLD M. SEWALL,
Envoy Extraordinary and Minis
ter Plenipotentiary of the United
States of America.
It seems funuy that any man
should pay ,
two dollars and fifty 'cents for a
label In a hut.
Lots of 'em do it.
The exclusive hatter
thinks it funny too.
His bats $5.00,
Bee the humor?
Agents for Dr. Deimel'a Linen
Open Air Concert
.... ON TIIE ....
Kamehameha Manual Grounds
June 12, at 8 o'olook,
For the Benefit of the Kamehameha
Kamehameha Band, Glee Club, In
dian Club Swinging, Sword Drill,
Choruses, Etc., Etc.
Tk'kets, includlnucar fare. 60c.
j For sale at Thrum's Book Store.
June 11th and 12 th.
First Class Lunches
Will be served at the Races on both
days by Caterer J. W. Chapman, iu the
Grand Btand Lunch Hooms (under the
Graud Btaud), for 60 coots. Light Re
freshments will also be served at the
entrance, outtlde the grounds No need
to bother with taking refreshments to
the I'aik thin year. 630 3t
Comer KlrjR and Nun
X L a New Stook of
The construction is upon the
most advanced principles of tho
Art of Piano manufacture; and no
painB or expense havo boon spared
to not only solidly construct, but
to so apply the various parts that,
besides their wonderful singing or
tone-producing power, they would
stand well in tuno and in all cli
mates. The qualities of those Pi
anos aro Durability, Sweetness of
Tone with great power, Singing or
tone - carrying capacity, Evenness
throughout the Scale, and Standing
The "JEolian" Pedal, or "tone
raulhVr," is intended for tho uso
of beginners aud students of tho
Piano-Forte. By its use, ono de
rives all tho benefits of touch,
w.hilo doing away with the noiso
or monotonous tono produced in
the practise of scales, chords or
chromatics, which is so annoying
to the listener, and of no advan
tage to the performer. It also
saves tho hammers from unneces
sary wear, thereby prolonging the
life of tho instrument for many
We are now offering these ele
gant Pianos on the most favorable
terms. Parties contemplating pur
chasing a Piano will do well to
investigate the merits of th
Administrator's Sale of
By order of the Hon. A. Porry, Se
cond Judge of tho Circuit Court of tho
First Circuit, the undersigned is au
thorized to sell at Public Auction all
of the right, title nnd interest of the
lute Arthur P. Peterson, deceased, in
and to Four Shares iu tho Hui Land
of Walkane, Oahu, to the highest bid
dor, at 12 o'clock noon, on the 22nd
day of June, A. D 1897, at the Court
Home Alllolanl Hale in Honolulu.
Terms: Cash. Deeds at purchaser's
A. V. GEAR,
Administrator of the Estate of A. P.
Peterson, deceased. fl28td.
NOTARY PUBLIC mi TYPEWRITER
Office! 203 Merchant street, Campbell
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