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THE EVENING BULLETIN: HONOLULU, H. I., DECEMBER 21, 1898.
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PiblliheJ Eerv Otv pxccpl Sunday at io KlnK
ttrttt, Honolulu, II I . by the
BULLETIN PUBLISHING COMPANY.
W. R, TARRINGTON
.. . Editor
AVEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 1898.
Sojiator Hour bids fair to make
a record for hiinsolf ns u great obstructor.
Present indications are thnt tbo
bills introduced by the Hawaiian
Commission bavo a rooky road bo
A camlidato for Ohiof Justice
bobs up iu Utah. Hawaii will soou
bo abli to say "they are comiug
our way" with a vengeance
Ropoitn from Manila are of the
usual conflicting character. None
of the statements given out from
Washington will admit that nnj
serious trouble exists, although the
icsureeuts do not prove to bo
lambliko creatures. Iu outlining
his policy in the Philippines the
President has determined upon a
strong military government that
shall demaud obedience to law and
prompt submission to the sovor
eign'y of tbo United States. The
fullest personal liberty will bo al
lowed and although the Filipino
may chafe moio or less under the
restraining baud that cheeks him
from seekmg vengeance on the
Spanish, eveii the btrict American
military regulations will make his
lilo a j.nrailiso of liberty whon
compared with former Spanish
TLo necessity of morn regulars
in Mauila has been forced upou
the minds of the pooplo by the.
great amount of sickness amoug
tho volunteers. Furthermore there
is likely to bo serious business on
hand iu swinging iuto line tho va
rious islands iu which the insurg
ents hnve long hold sway, and tho
discipline and tho experience of
tho regular is a uecessury factor.
HAWAII IS BEFORE CONGRESS
Continued from I'age 1.
to prohib t all kinds of
foreign contract labor from
coming to tho territory; first,
because it is tho policy of
this country to keep out all kinds
of cheap foreign labor, including
coolio labor, and thereby prevent
such labor from interfering with
tho wages of Amorican labor; and,
secondly, to protect our manufac
tured products from competition
with manufactured goods produced
by cheap alion labor. Tho general
laws of the United States will
place tho people? of tho territory
on tho samo fo tiug as the people
of tho states and other territories
of tho United Stntes in regard to
the foreign labor.
Tho question whether white
labor can bo probably used iu the
sugar plantations is yot a pioblom,
but the planters aro preparing to
civn such labor a trial and
TO CIIANUK Till: CONSTITUTION.
Washington, December 13.
Representative Hopburn of Iowa
today introduced a joint resolu
tion proposing an amondmont of
tho Constitution as follows:
"No now state, the torritory of
which was not a part of tho Unit
ed States and under it3 jurisdic
tion and sovereignty on the 1st
day of January, A. D 1898, shall
bo admitted into tho Union, unless
three-fourths of tho mombors
elected to each House of Congroes
shall voto aflirmativoly for such
llrmilnttlxn for Dpwfy.
Washington, Decombor 10.
Admiral Dewey's fleot will bo
strengthened shortly by tho addi
iiou of somo serviceable gunboatJ.
The Bennington, now nt lioiiolu-
HUU1U . ,. . I' .l 1 1
of them believe it will nrove suno-1 " u,lB " """ lu I"UB"" l"
nor to tho labur of oither Chiuuse
Ailmlrul Dewey Hlcl.
Washington, Dec. l.'J. Tho in-1
formation from Manila that Admi
ral Dewoy is Bi'ck was expected
here. Friends of the. ndmirnl
some timo ago repiesented to Se-1
oretary Long that the constant i
strain and the hot climate would ,
break him dowu. Tho depait '
ment will soou relieve him from
Loudon, December 10. Tho
death is ptinnuticod of William
Black, tho novelist, at his home in
ment I TT 1 1 I
BJBfTHE B. & H.f
continue in forcp, subject lo repeal
or aim ndnn nt by the Legislature
of Hawaii or by Congress.
ThelawBof llawnii relating to
public or prvale lauds continue
in force until changed by Con
crers, but no leases of agricultural
lauds aio to be granted, sold or
renrtwtd for a lonjor term than
five veara unless Cougress shall
Tho laws of Hawaii relating to
Bgri' ulturo aid forestry are con
tinued iu forco, except as they
may bo modified by CougiOtB or
the" Legislature, nnd tho Secretary
of Agriculture ih charged with the
duties of examining the laws of
Hawaii relating to agriculture,
foro-tn , public toads, and report
ing thoro f to the President.
Tho bill aliio provides that the
constitution and laws locally ao
plinaMo nhall have the bnidh fore
and effect in the torritoiy of Ha
waii as olsowhtro in tho United
This i- the usual provision found
in tho acts of Congroes providing
for tho establtshmt nt of territorial
govornmouts in tho United States,
but the Commissioners reuaid tin
provision as exceptionally iui,
portant in this bill for mauy.rea
sons, among which they meution
the continued importation of Chi
nese labor into Hawaii.
Remarking on this point they
eay: "It has been the policy of
tho Governraet t nf Hawaii, before
nnd since the eatabli-hment of the
republic, to itnpoit men uuder
lab' r contracts for a term of years,
at the expiration of which th-y
aro to return to the countries from
which thej canto. Those brought
in are mainly from China and
Japan. Since the act of Congro b
annexating Hawaii was paseed
prohi dtitig Chinese immigration,
Hawaiian Miunr planters liave
BPomed to be making an unusual
effoit in sfcnrinc the importation
of Japanese laborois, fearing
troublo nud embarrapsment on ac
couut of instilUciont labor for the
euro ami canjing on of their
engar plaut-itioiiH. Of c use, i
becomes necessary to exteud our
labor laws ov r tho islands, ho as
The Commissioners take t
to express their united opinion
thnt tho plan outlined for the
Government of Hawaii cauuot be
regarded as a precedent for Porto
liico and the Philippine.
The repot t is unauinioiiH except
on one point, on which President
Dolo make a minority recommen
dation. This recommendation is
for a board of advisors to the Gov
ernor of tho Territory, and ho
recommends that tho Tronsurer,
Attorney General, Superintendent
of Public Works aud Commission
er of Public Land shall bo con
rtituted special counselors of the
Governor, to be consulted by htm
concerning all matters ot public
Mr. Dole gives as Ins ronton for
this recommoudutiou the foar that
without somo such provision tho
Governor may arrogato to mm
self greater power tuan is contain
Of the other two bills, one re
lates to Hawaiian silver and tho
treasury notes and tho other to' -,
postal SBVines nuk m Hawaii, r ATI THA
The firtt provides that uumntilat )l tllG
0(1 ciawaiiau uuvur uuiuo ouu uu .
received at par valuo in payment I
of nil dues to tlio Uovernmeu
Hawaii and the United States
shall uotacain bo issued, but
on presentation iu buius of SoOIJ to
eithor government bo purchased
and rec lined as bullion at the
L'uitcd States Mint at San Fran
ciBco. All Hawaiian silver cortifi
cat s Bro to bo redoeraod by Ha
waii on or before January 1, 1902.
The other is a bill which re
poals the Hawaiian laws efctiiblioh
iug postal savings banks, and
directs the Secretary of tho Treas
ury to pay the amounts on doposit
in the postal Baviugs banks iu Ha
waii to the poisons entitled thore
to, t-rminating the interest on all
deposits on the 1st of July, 1899,
and forbidding further tloj)o3ita
after that date.
Tho lot.ort contains an inven
tory of tho public propet ty of the
ropublic which now iuurcs to the
Uuited States, which is of an es
timated valuo of $10,418,741), die
tributed ns follows: Govornmot t
public lands, S-l,147,7u0; Govirn
meut lots, Bites, etc., 81,481,800;
denartmeut property, S4.789.210.
lue report gives considerable m
.1nlu i.i vonnrft ii flllltua nn lar.tofl
Bhowing that uuder tho D ngley
bill tho amount would have bou
much yroatT than it was. This
compatisou thows that the col
lotion for 1897, which was $548,
483, would havo been, uuder tho
Americau law, fc9u".i,7Uu-.
The report recommends the
couxtiuction of a cabin to the hi
auds, to lit) uuder tho control of
th- United Stntes, which, it say-,
is demandfd by the military con
dition existing or liable to exist at
Guam, in the Ludrone group, and
mako a survey of tho harbor with
a view to the establishment thoro
of a naval station. This dono she
will join Dewey's tleet.
We have received were made
for us, from the LATEST designs furnish
ed hi advance by the manufacturers.
Until January 1st
We will make a liberal reduction from the
marked prices. We are also making re
duced prices on PICTURES and FRAMES.
McurMicu Cnnul Fliclit.
Washington, Dec. 12. Oon
urehBinan Hepburn today intro
duced in the llouso his bill pio-
vidiug for the ncqnirmg by the
Uuitod States of a strip of territo
iy twolve miles wide across Costa
Itica and Nicarngua covering the
rnuto of the cunal. This is the
litst step iu the fight over methods
which may havo for its result the
defeat of all canal legislation at
tins session of Cougress.
. -rsjc cjj
We want everybody to know that
we are showing the largest variety of
Novelties and Useful
Goods Suitable for Holiday Gifts
ever displayed. We are showing the
best assortment of Chenille and Tapes
try CURTAINS, at lowest bottom prices.
Tapestry and Velvet Pile TABLE COVERS.
Qualities are the best; colorings and
designs are the newest. The Holiday
trade this year will eclipse any previous
season. OUR STORE WILL REMAIN
OPEN EVERY EVENING.
N.S.Sachs Dry Goods Co., Limited.
s2THE PEOPLE'S PROVIDERS.jF
Iroquois In CoimiiWalon.
Vallejo, December 13. Tho na
val tiu Iroquois, formerly tho
Spro.'kolB tug Fearles", was put in
commission at 10 o'clock this
morning at Mare Island. Lieut
ouant Charles I Pond, who was
navigator on the auxiliary cruisor
Panther (luring tno renem war, m
iu command, and sho has a crew
of thirty fivo men. Tho tug will
bo assigned to duty ns a tender to
naval vessels at Honolulu.
These suits are CORRECT
LY and TASTEFULLY
MADE ; they are both AT
TRACTIVE and SER
VICEABLE. We have them in NAVY
BLUE and WHITE DUCK.
Nothing in the way of a
CHRISTMAS GIFT would
be more acceptable and use
ful to a boy.
We have MANY other
for the SEASON.
Carts, Wash Sets,
Little Chairs for
Dolls as BIG
Dressed Dolls from 15c to $8 !
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On tlio Mohican wo uliall revolve a largo lot of Latest Styles
In SUHUKYS, PH.KTONS ami ItOAD CAItTS, which will make
Htiltahln ChrUtmns GlftH.
Honolulu Carriage flanufactory
VV:. V. WRIGHT, Prop'r.
1034 V FOKT STItEGT, AHOVE HOTKU
We are open
day and night.
There will be no
band of music to
draw the crowd
this year. Do not
let any thing,? act
BETWEEN 5CC1II UUI" 1111
display of HoIi
Everybody is cordially invited to
visit the BAZAAR, 316 Fort St.
M. McINERM ,
Merchant nnd Fort Streets.
HONOLuLlI if SEATTLE
Will make MONTHLY round trips, stop
ping at HILO on the down passage.
Arrive In Honolulu Jim. 21, 1800.
Leave Honolulu Jiinunry 27, 1800.
The S. S. "Garonne " is a large and
finely equipped steamer, with roomy, com
fortable and convenient passenger accom
modations. , . ,
Connections with Northern Pacific and
Great Northern Railways, affording di
rect route to Central or uasteni siaies.
To invest our lino with ovory
morit known to tho tnulo,
Kvo ry Koason brl ngs now I (Iouh r
now stylos, now oconoiulos.
Wo introduco many of thorn.
Hut wo hnve succeeded In do
ing hoiiiotliing tnoro. Wo
havo Indtvhhmllyod our lino
of Hoys' Clothing. It Ih tho
loading lino In now htylm. It
mipplloi constantly now In
H)irntloii8fortlilHdoNirtmont. WohoII today tho bdstgrado
of boyH' clothing for Ionh thiui
any othor houso iu town. Wo
should llko you to text thlx
statoinoiit. And no It Ih with
all our goods Individual
tusto Min bo satloflod In all our
linos. ChoiipnoHt and good
nettt go hand In hand.
W.W. Dimond & Co.,
The People's Store,
HENRY WATERUOUSB & CO.,
Queen Street. AGENTS.
Amorican MoaHengor (Service
Mnsouio Tomplo. Telephoue
..Von Holt IHoek, King street.
KW Ito! nt'CORATING ANO NATURAL
SSL 3 WOOD FINISyiNG A SPECIALTY.
Grainer, Glazier, and
TlNTER : : :
1070 Next to I'ollco Station
9 Hotel Street
AttntH for Dr. Dclmel'e Llnen-Mesb-Undorwear.
8end for Catuloguo.
Wo Make Shirts to Order.
Telophono No 670.
Tho annual mooting of tho stoekhold
or of tho Hawaiian Sugar Company
will bo hold Thursday, Decombor 22nd,
at 10:30 o'clock a. in., ut tho olllco of W.
Q. Irwin A- Co , Ltd.
W. h. ITOl'PKR,
wtom ii inaw