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Published Every Day, except Sunday, at ato King
treet, Honolulu, II. I., By the
BULLETIN PUBLISHING COMPANY.
W. R. FARRINGTON FJIIor
DANIEL LOGAN City Editor
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 1899.
A nation mournB tho loss of Con
gressman Nelscm Dingley. Thoio
w.is u uinn -vboip exemplary pri
vnto nnd public lifo will always
stand na n phiuiug mark on the
pages of United Stiites history. Ho
was true to liiniBclf, true to tho
principles of honest American
manhood, hence, it followed as
night follows day that be was over
found faithful to tbo trust placed
in him by the people of his state
and tho people of tho nntiou.
Tho Becret of Mr. Diugley's suc
cess was hard woik and honesty.
In pergonal appearance and man
ner bo was not u man who would
bo picked out as a successful poli
tician. Not physically strong and
with rather "frigid" mannerisms,
moro'tban one person has wonder
ed how he held such a high place
among the people of his State, but
they had only to go to tho people
of his district and rind that the
rich and poor, high and low had
proved Nelson Dingley to bo "an
honest mnn and an indefatigable
worker." This was tbo record on
which he was rnpeatedlv returned
to Congress and which gave him
tho importaut positions in Amer
ican national life.
It is well known that when
Dingley was framing the tariff
measure, bo was dojged incossant
ly by tho emissaries of tho Sugar
Trust. Ho listened to their argu
ments but was firm and honest in
tho assertion of his position that
their schemes to rob the people
did not have his approval and
should not bo furthered through
bis instrumentality. This was
simply oua of many instances in
this man's career whore bo show
ed that tbo trust placed in him by
tho people was a priceless jewel
that could not bo bought and that
tho most powerful combinations
of capital and special commercial
interests could not swerve him
from tho pathway of loyalty to the
citizens as a whole.
KXTKNBION OK AMERICAN LAWS,
Tho pessimistic view which the
official organ takes of Hawaii's
prospects in CongroBs, and possi
bility of Hawaii being oloBsod un
der tho probable colonial policy
again brings into prominence the
short sighted policy of the gove-
Not many months ago the organ
of the government was patting
the Chamber of Commerce and
Plaute'rs Association on tho back
for petitioning thecommisBionfora
delay in the extension of Amer
ican shipping and tariff laws to
Hawaii. Now it is raising the fear
ful cry that legislative delay in
Washington is full of dangers and
the firdt thing Hawaii knows it
will be a colony of the United
States with duties charged upon
its products entering the United
When tho memorials of the
Chamber oE Commerce wore first
made public, tho Bulletin char
acterized tho requests made for
delays as unfortunato. Tho situ
ation in Wn-ihiugton shows the
Bulletin was right.
Tho otUcial organ has now sud
denly awaked to the realization
that tho nllicial campaign to delay
legislation in Washington is laud
ing Hawaii between tho devil and
tho deep set. if American laws
nra extended speedily as thoy
should be, the official aggregation
will Io3o their jobs; if legislation
is dolayed Hawaii stands a ohanco
of being classed as an outsider and
put on tho same commercial and
political footing as Porto Itico and
tho Philippinos. This campaign
for delay was and is unless it
Ihb suddenly been abandouod
an exhibition of the Simon pure
Belfidhness of the official ring. If
thoro had heou an honost desire to
follow Amorican precodeuts and
receive annexation in the liberal
spirit in which it was oxtenuod by
the Americau people, the otlicials
would havo mado noto of tbo fact
that in annexing new territory the
United States has always boen
prompt to oxtend American' laws
ti that territory.
Alaska was purchased by
treaty March 30, 18G7; on
July 1G, 18G8, a bill passed the
House oxteuding shipping and
tariff laws to Alaska ind estab
lishing collection districts; on
July 25, 18G3 tho bill passed tho
Sen ato and on July 27 it became a
law. Texas wbb annexed by joint
resolution March 1, 1815, and
Dec. 29, 1845, American laws were
extended over that now territory.
Thus it will bo seen that tho
Hawaiian government has labored
for a delay in legislation that has
never happened in any torritory
taken by the United States. It
has sought to up;ot precedents,
has played direotly into tho hands
of its enemy tho beet sugar men,
and now fearing tho result) of its
saltish and narrow minded work
makes pessimistic flings at the
integrity of tho United States
Congress. When tho tirao arrived
for American laws to bo extended
promptly as in tho case of Alaska
and Texas, tho United States
found this government looking
around for some means of delay.
In its attempt to throw the res
ponsibility for tho possibility of
delay upon United States Con
gressmen unduly influenced by
tho beet sugar producers, the offi
cial organ forecasts a dark and
formidable outlook that is unwar
ranted and demonstrates a lack of
confidence in tho acts and good
will of President McKinley. Had
tho administration contomplated a
colonial government for Hawaii,
It would never have placed tho
Hawaiian territorial bill before
Congress, and having given this
administration endorsement of tbo
territorial plan, tho chances are
that tho President would veto a
Wo do not believe that tbero is
just causo for the business men to
quake with fear over the probabi
lities of Hawaii being held off as
a colony, but bollovo thoy will do
well to withdraw any and all op
position to the administration
policy, and not stand in with the
boet sugar men--which practi
cally though porbaps not inten
tionally is now boing dono in ap
position to the Amorican policy
outlined by McKinley through
the report of the Commission.
Late this forenoon tbo Coroner's
Jury in the case of Grace Bockley
Kabea composed of J K Kaulia,
Jos Kalana, John Kuaana, Sam
Ku, John Oilman and David Na
il uio returned the followiug ver
dict, Deputy Marshal Hitccock
Bitting as Coroner:
"That she camo to her doath in
Honolulu, Oahu, January 21,
1899 by falling from third story
window of tho Kamohameha
School for Girls, thereby causing
instant death, said window being
about forty feot from tho ground."
Marrtiiuo nl Ilnmnku".
Tho Hilo Tribune reports: At
tho home of the bride's uncle, tho
Hon. J. M. Horner, Miss Alico
Horner was united in marriage to
Mr. John A. McLennan, fiold
superintendant of the Hamakua
Mill Co., by the Rev. C. W. Hill
of Olaa, on Wednesday tbo 11th
inst., at 2 p. m., in presonco of
tho relatives of the brido and
Inapnctor V, J. Croii.
F. J. Cross, tho expert olectrici
an, is about to be appointed In
spector for tho Board of Under
writers. Goorgo Cartor said this
aftornoon: "At the last meeting,
the committee was authorized to
approach Mr. Cross with tho pro
position but his acceptance had
not yot boen learned of by tho
EVENING BULLETIN: HONOLULU, H. I., JANUARY 23,
$37,000 ROAD CONTRACT
Tenders woro oponod at the In
terior olfico today for constructing
a road from Kaiwiluhilabi bridge
to Hualolo in North Hilo. Speci
fications were for fivo sections of
about ono mild each. H. S. llick
ard and Bon Maoy bid respec
tively at $15,855 and 81-i,350 both
for tho third section.
Wilson it Whitohou3o woro the
only other bidders. Their fi mires
were S8000 for No. 1 seotion,$8000
for No 2, S11.25U for No 3, S12,-
500 for No 4, and 610,1,00 for No
5; total, 849,750. As this amount
excoeds tho appropriation, Min
ister King took into consideration
a conditional bid of Wilson &
Whitehouxo for tho first four sec
tions at 837,000.
This being tho lowest and in
fact tho only bid, the contract was
awarded to Wilson & Wbitehoufo.
Tho reduction of S2750 from tho
aggregato of their detailed bids
for thoso sections was offered on
condition that the time for com
pletion of tho contract be
extended thrco months. This
gives the contractors nino
months, and they go to work right
away on tho job.
Wilson & Wbitebouso .wero the
only biddors, at $751)0, for build
ing the Kapakuoa road near Lau
piihoehoo. Thero being difficulty
with sugar planting corporations
along the route, tho contract will
uot bo awarded for the prosont.
AHOV15 UPMICT PltlCC
Chief Clerk Hassiuper today
sold nt auction, at tho Executive
building entrance, tbo lease of lot
No. 15, Esplanade. It is tho site
of Bruns's cooporage fronting on
Fort street. Tho lease is for thirty
yoars and was offered at tho upset
prico of SG00. H. Hackfeld & Co.,
Ltd., bought it for SckO. Thoy in
tend erecting a brick building on
the lot, as mentioned previously in
tho Bulletin. At tho sale E. B.
ThomRS the contractor competed
for the lease, hence tbo ruiso upon
the upset price.
A sneak thief entered tho promi
ses of Arthur Johnstono at 23 Ku
kui street about noon on Saturday,
wuilo Mr. and Mrs. Jobnstono
wero absent, and stolo half a dozen
razors from a shelf in tho bath
room. Tho rest of tho house, fort
unately, was locked up. Mr. John
stono keeps forty or fifty razors
for his laboratory work, but those
stolen he kopt in tho bathroom for
Itrenril Cricket Match.
Rest of tho World defeated
British Isles at oricket on Satur
day by a score of 90 to 77. J. W.
Harvey, of tho Isles, mado 52 not
out. and was presouted with a
bat -the reward the club gives for
more than 45 runs, Howitt, one
of the recent arrivals, Mackintosh
and Piianaia mado double figures.
Dorio off Waimanalo at 3 p. m.
The Supreme Court is hearing
tho submission of causo without
action, of A. Monritz vs. Mary
Lewis et al. The construction of
a will executed in 1861 by Isaac
Lewis is a cruoial element ir the
case, which involves the titlo to
land bought, occupied and im
proved by Dr. Mouritz on fllolo
;THE B. & H.5
We have received were made specially
for us, from the LATEST designs furnish
ed In advance by the manufacturers.
We will make a liberal reduction from the
marked prices. We are also making re
duced prlceson PICTURES and FRAMES.
You Will Always
Find Our Stock
Is the Largest and
In the City
While our prices are always a little
under what other stores ask. We are
catering specially for family trade, and
ladies in housekeeping, or about to start
housekeeping, will find us always ready
to supply the very best goods at the very
lowest prices. Our enormous stock of
pure Linen Damasks, pure Linen Nap
kins, Pillow Casings and Sheetings, Bed
spreads and Blankets, would be hard to
beat anywhere. We carry a full line in
all the most pppular brands of bleached
and unbleached Muslins. We will retail
them cheaper than they can be bought at
The question is often
asked, How can you sell goods any
cheaper than any other house
That is easily answered we do a
CASH business, and do not have to
add io, 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 "Old
Credit" and his family, and if we
DID then WE would NOT be the
Golden Rule Bazaar
316 FORT ST.
Consisting of that certain lot on the
east side of Fort street, near the
head of Kukui street, 1 few doors
above the corner of Fort and Bere-
No. 121 Queen St.
CHAIRS of alt klnda, Matting,
Chinese Grass LInon in any color,
Fanny China Silk Handkerchiefs.
KWONCJ IIINQ CIIONQ CO.,
1004 Nuuanu nbovo King nt.
TJte Evening Bulletin gives ALL
the news for 75 cents a month.
Dry Goods Go., Limited.
Other Goods :
64 crates and 18 casks of CROCK
ERY and CHINA WARE, containing a
new Supply of our well-known
In BLUE, FADE GREEN and RUSSET
BROWN colors, with our new 1899 pat
tern called LYTTON.
Also a finel line of WHITE SEMI
PORCELAIN, and including a complete
stock of IRON STONE for HOTEL
and RESTAURANT trade.
We are also displaying the "Red Poppy"
! In French China, which is very neat in
appearance, reasonable in price, and is sold
In quantities to suit the purchaser.
Von Holt Block, King street.
SSTSole Agents, Hawaiian Islands, for
"Jewel" Stoves, Gumey Cleanable Re
frigerators, Primus Oil Stoves.
534 FORT ST.,
-Near corner uf Chaplain Lane.
Cleaning and Repairing at Mhort Notice,
ani In the best possible manner.
H. L. KERR & CO ,
Architects and Builders
Rooms g and 10,
CITY REPAIR SHOP
1 1 5 Bethel St., opp. Ccistlc & Cooke
Strictly new 1808 Cleveland Mcycles (or Rent.
Repairing promptly ani thoroughly attended to.
All work guaranteed.
mj-ro R. CLARK.
J, A. MORGAN
Has Removed to
JOHN A. NUNKSV127 QUEEN Streot,
Near Richard street
Evert Inch a Man
Whether thirty six or
forty-six. Suits are here
to fit his frame.
Our notion of a rightly kept
stock of ready to wear clothes.
And the little man has no
advantage In price.
The growing youngster
feels proud when dressed
"Just like 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
Thinks his name adds two dollars
worth to every hat. Same
hat here, three dollars.
9 Hotel Street
Agents for Dr. Dtlmel'a Llneu-Meeh
Underwear. Send for Catalogue.
We Make Shirts to Order.
Telophono No G76.
In Flno Condition, Just as Good aa Now.
J. T. LUND,
Union Street (Bell Tower).
WLIght Machine Work promptly done.
10 Per Cent. Reduction!
On and aflor this riato thero will be a
REDUCTION OF 10 PER CENT, on
our Gonorators and Calcluny Carbide.
BSTCall and oxamlno ACETYLENE
Oceanic Gas and Electric Go.
M. M. KOHN, Managor.