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THE EVENING BULLETIN: HONOLULU, H. I., JANUARY 17, 1899.
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H" W. R. FARRINGTON
K DANIEL LOCMN
Published Every Day, except Sunday, at tio King
street. Honolulu, II. I., by the
BULLETIN PUBLISHING COMPANY.
Boas Crokor of New York has
gono iato the insurnnco business
but it ia dollars to doughnuts tbnt
ho won't tnko n "riek" on tlio suc
cess of the Dem.icrnttc party.
Willio lirynn enys tho 1G to 1
U6U0 line not been abandoned. If
13 ry tin fitjufes that ho iB speaking
for thii people, ho must bo suffer
ina ftom ajmuntal aberration.
As pnrty organization followed
tho governmental chaos of Janu
ary 17,lS0.'),so American pnity or
ganization should folh w the poll
tienl clinos that exists January 17,
PasBetgers by tho China Bay
thnt C. A. Brown has been in
Washington putting in his best
work to secure tho appointment of
an American as tho first governor
of Hawaii. Hero's to 0. A.
Tho late .Senator Morrill entered
public life at forty-four ypars and
remained in' public life forty-four
yearn. Bis career is a cheering one
for tho roou who, on approachiug
middle life, fcol Hint tlioy must bo
forced into the back ground.
IIM'AIIY 17. IMIil.MM'AltY 17. Istl'.l
It wns six years ngo tliia day
that tho ruling cleinifnt of Ha
waii's later history made the posi
tive revolutionary stop that seem
ol nfceseary to fulfill Hawaii's
destiny us a possession of the
United States. Whether this
revolution was brought about by
disgust with the monarchical rulp,
tho McKinlfy 60gar bounty, or
thodrsiroof local American cili
zjub to hasten Arxotican rulo is a
pDint that will bo diEcusccd and
nover settled so long as history is
written. Fate willed that it
Bliould bo done and it was done.
That is sufficient. Tho combina
tion of chicanery and honest
principle was probably no greater
than it appears in the usual run of
notablo historical events.
Six years ago tho rank and filo
followed loaders and created load
ers who were sworn to annexation
to the United Statos nnd to uphold
American principlo and American
progress in Hawaii. Strong
forcos wero brought to bear
against them and each and ovory
timo during tho most troublesome
days that tho lenders called they
have nover found tho rank and filo
wanting. At every crisis tho
man in tho ranks stood
as a solid phalanx to sup
port tho principlo of annexation.
As tho dangers of tho local situ
ation decreased, as tho chances of
tho final consummation of tho an
nexation principlo increaecd tho
people of Hawaii havo witnessed
tho steady drawing away of tho
executivo leaders from tho moo
who had supported them in timo
of need; they witness tho
oxecntive power becoming a
closo corporation whoso ob
ject is to servo personal ambi
tions, casting asido not only tho
counsels of their supporters, but
nlso tho American principles the
fulfillment of which verifies tho
contention of tho rank and filo
that annexation to tho United
Status not only protects Hawaii
from foroigu enemies bnt improves
tho condition of our body politic,
giving to ench citizon of Hawaii
tho rights and privileges guaran
teed Amorican citizens by tho
constitution of tho United Statos.
For months tut rank and filo havo
witnessed tho increased imperial
ism of tho closo oxooutivo corpor
ation nnd said nothing boing truo
t their principlo that no act of
theirs novoicoof discontont would
K TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 1899.
3iLv' ' '-.'.X,v!K,t- '1 ifc.H .!-.. '- '; ','
bo raised which might jeopardize
tho causo of annexation nnd Am
On Aug. 12, 1898, tho Americnu
flag wns raise', Hawaii boonmo
American territory, tho causo was
won. And what was tho political
situation over which tho banner of
Amorican freedom was unfolded ?
It found tho rank and file
of tho annexation parly ready
and willing to accopt American
principlo, ready to givo to their
opponents in the annexation
cnueo tho full American rights
which tho ling has always assured;
it found tho rank and file accept
ing Amorican ann?xation in the
It also found an official circlo, a
close official corporntiou, members
of which had ropoatedly announc
ed that their desire for offico was
only to carry through tho annexa
tion causo to completion, irrevoca
bly divorced from their supporters
nnd bending nil efforts to fulfill
tho selfish greod for offico. It
found tho closo executivo corpora
tion bending nil its power to fore
stall tho speedy extension of Ame
rican laws to Hawaii and cham
pioning tho disfranchisement of.
tho newly created cilizons of this
American territory; championing
an unAmorican causo directly
contrary to tho constitution of tho
United States and abhorrent to
American citizens. It found tho
high officials of tho Ilawai
ian Republic not only bend
ing their overy energy to provont
tho Americanizing of tho territory,
placing thoir selfish interests first
nnd tho inteicsts of tbo people
Inst, but also seeking to upset the
Amorican constitution in its nppli
aation to Hawaii. From tho day
tho flag wap raised, during tho de
liberations of tho Commission
oven until now tho chief executivo
of Hawaii and his official adher
ents havo been consistent in their
opposition to American principlo
nnd individual American rights as
voiced by tho ballot.
Tho awakening to trno condi
tions to which tbo raising of the
flag bore hns treated tho American
penplo nnd tbo officials in Wash
ington is doubtless ono of surprise.
It was a surpriso to tho Amorican
members of tbo Commission, but
thoy found, as tho officials in
Washington have found that it
was no dream. It was in fact a true
awakening ftom a dream of the
past that bus idealized tho Anierio
anism of theso official lcadors.
As Hawaii stood on January
17, 1893 at tho parting of tho
ways between an independent and
troublod nntion, and a froo terri
tory nnder a strong but liberal
rulo, so on this Jnn. 17, 1899,
Huwaii stands at tho parting of
tho ways between honest Amori
can rulo by loyal American offi
cials, or narrow, selfish centraliz
cd rulo no less distastofnl to the
Amorican mind thnu absolute
monarchy by officials whose do
siro for power ovorshndows what
small latent ' appreciation thoy
may Lnvo of tho welfare
of tho Amorican peoplo
both in Hawaii and on tho contin
ent. Then and now Hawaii's
futuro for good or ill is largoly in
tbo hnnds of tho President of tho
United States. Tho Americans
of Hawaii await tho ontcomo with
confidence. As Harrison set tho
annexation ball rolling on tho
pathway of American progress, it
seoms impossible that Mo
Kinloy, ono of tho most
notablo and respected' Ame
ricans of history, can fail to plaoe
tho clear and positive stamp of
Amoricanism upon tho offioial life
of Hawaiian territory, thus assur
ing thnt whatever laws Congress
may pass they will bo interpreted
in tho truo American spirit, and
not by local officials whose idea of
annexation to tho United States is
that it is a consummation of Ame
rican principlo with a string tied
Tilt: IIAIMVAY COLLISION.
InvfMlluntlon It Urfrrreil Until tlm Tho
Injured Men Ann Talk.
No formal investigation has yet
been rnndo by tho company into
tho accident on tho rnilway yester
day. It is dofcrred until tho injur
cd ouginoer and fireman of tbo
wrecktd engino havo recoverod
sufficiently to talk. Burba, tho fire
man, had his leg amputated as nn
obvious necessity immediately
after his removal from tho wrock,
tbo raembor having beou loft
hanging morely by shreds of the
flush, lioth tho moti uro reported
to bo doing as well as could bo
Superintendent Geo. P. Deni
sou Hays a somaphoro system,
which it appears has never been
adopted at tho yard and ap
proaches, would probably be a
safeguard against accident. At
tho time of yestordny's collision,
uowevor, the rails wero so slippery
that a very fnr signal of danger
would havo boon required for
stopping the incoming train. A
round houeo man who saw tho
collision noticed tho trniu fairly
sliding along the rails from its
coming into view round tho bond.
As tbo superintendent hastened to
tho scone of casualty, oven tho
rubber tiros of his trolley failed to
grip tho irons.
When tho business was much
loss than now the yard equipment
wns sufficient for tbo obviatiou of
accident with rcnsonablo caro ex
ercised. But tboro is an amount
of traffic theso times to rnnko tho
handling of rolling rock a com '
plicated and much moro hazar
dous matter than formerly. Wbon
tho now main lino from tho termi
nal station has been completed, j
there will bo a much safer condi
tion. It is to run across tbo rico
Holds aud wi 1 show au approach-:
inc trniu from tho elation platform I
a long distance out. '
KiiIiiiIiiI Miilili ltuce.
A match rnce for a puree of'
S2'2() between Ohns. Gohier's!
''Einin Bey" aud a horse belong- j
iug to n Jnpnuese, hns been nr- ,
rnnned to take placo on tho Kn-1
uului track next batunlay. An
oxciting cout st is expected. Tho
horsn of tho .Japnncso is supposed
to be exceedingly "dark."
Kicking Ilccoril IlroUti,.
Dayton, Ohio, Jan. 7. In a
local athletic contest held hero
Inst night, Oliver Acher establish
ed n world's record in tho running
double high kick, with a scoro of
seven feet, throo inches. Acher
is twenty yenra old.
Diplomatic Attach Hulrlilea.
Loudon, Jnn. 7. Tho Globo
this evening announces that tbo
Coant 'Franz Marolyi, tho attache
of tho Austrian-Hungarian Em
bassy bero has committed suicide.
Conditions in Cuba, tbo Philip
pines nnd oven Hawaii indicate
that our "new possessions" are
not yet a scono of universal peace
nnd contontment.San Francisco
Carl Schurz hns boon conspicu
ous in the pnst dozen or moro
years chielly as tho opponent of
evory great measure for which the
ltepublican party stood spousor.
San Francisco Post.
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fnr us. from the LATEST delims fnniUlv
eu in auvance uy utc manuiaciurers.
We will make a liberal reduction from the
marked prices. We are also making re
duced prices on PICTURES and FRAMES.
rowan w, m,,
Our Arrangements are Perfect. You Can
Save Money by Purchasing From
THE DIRECT IMPORTERS!
A single yard or article at
wholesale price are the values we pro
pose to give you. Compare our qualities
you will be more than satisfied. We
would have you look at some special
values in Pure Linen Damasks and Table
Napkins ; better qualities, lower prices
The question is often
ashed, How can you sell goods any
cheaper than any other house ?
That is easily answored we do a
CASH business, and do not have to
add 10, 15 or 20 per cent, as the
case may be, to pay for the losses
on credit customers. "Don't you
want all the customers you can get? "
Well, no, not unless they are CASH
CUSTOMERS. It would be treat
ing "Mr. Cash" unfairly to try and
make him pay the losses of "OKI
Credit" and his family, and if we
DID then WE would NOT be the
316 FORT ST.
Four most desirable and central
BUILDING LOTS, on Alakea St.,
including corner of Beretania St.
Apply to J. T. McGREW.
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of their tono.
Guitars, Mandolins, Violins, etc., Hopalred.
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: 722 Fort street.
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jnJ floor Honolulu Pbnlnc Mill. 1110
.- fwi rf , 4 i - '
Dry Goods Co., Limited.
NEW YEAR RIGHT.
Buy Necessities :
A Jewel Stove.
A Gurney Cleanable Refrigerator.
A Primus Oil Stove.
And many other things.
You can get them all at
The People's Store,
..Von Holt Mock, King struct.
.M. G. ItaRNCV. riiCUERICK V, IlANKEY.
BARNEY & HANKEY,
Will practice In all the Hawaiian and United Slates
Rooms 11-12, PROGRESS BLOCK,
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f Near corner ol Chaplain Lane.
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Rooms 9 anj 10,
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Strictly new iCgSCIeulanJ Dlcycles for Rent,
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All work guaranteed.
ni5-6m l. CLARK.
Evert Inch a Man
Whether thirty six or
forty-six. Suits are here
to fit Ills frame.
Our notion of a rightly kept
stoclc of ready to wear clothes.
And the little man has no
advantage In price.
The growing youngster
feels proud when dressed
"Just lllce papa."
No better way to train the
young mind In the channel
Giant efforts for dwarfish
figures. Give us first call.
The five-dollar hatter Is
the greatest living example
Thtnks his name adds two dollars
worth to every hat. Same
hat here, three dollars.
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We Make Shirts to Order.
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In Flno Condition, Just as Good as Now.
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Union Stroot (Bell Tower).
WLlht Machine Work promptly done.
10 Per Cent. Reduction!
On nnd after this dato tlioro will be a
IUSDUCTION OF 10 PER CENT, on
our Gonorator) and Calcium Carbide.
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