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THE EVENING BDL1ET1N: HONOLULU, 'fl. I., FEBRUARY 22, 1899.
Pibllshed Evrry Day. except Sunday, at aio Kins;
street, llunolulu, H. I., by the
BULLETIN PUBLISHING COMPANY.
W. R. FARRINOTON Tdltut
DANIEL LOtlAN City Editor
Per month, anywhere In lliwtliati Islands. ...$ ,s
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Per year, postpaid, other foreign countries 11 00
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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 1899.
Wliou ftiudd nro w intiug for tlio
Niournuua cnnrtl, tlioiiiiproveinoDt
oE Pearl Harbor loiiks lik-j u dim,
tliatnut future proposition.
Filipinos diMniind iudrpenilcnco.
T.i nt tlioy should auk mcli a thing
iuiiictitt'H tlieir luck of knowlulgir
or the iutt runtiounl customs of tho
QoDPrnl Miles put tun nrmy
bief ou Hip gridiron of investigii
tiou, and it now lcmiiiua to bo
eeon whether Miles will be (ousted
Sharkey is going to tost Ouarlie
Mitchell's fighting capacity. Thf
Euglisu speaking brotherhood
doeen't interfere with tho English
When Hilo gets n (Joule ex
clinngo of its own, the optiraiits
of Honolulu will bo cast in the
shade by the refulgence from tho
boom ou the bii uliiud
Now it is tho "Willi street back
ers who oie" urging the govern
ment not to inHiie uioro bonds.
Probably tho Populists will now
feol called upou to advocate bonds
An oyo and ear infirmary is
cortaiuly an. excellent addition to
tho benoScnt iiistitulious of Hn
wiii. Itis an appropriate accom
paniraput of Hawaii's days of
They may call it stock gambling
but as a matter of fact Hawaii i
just beginning to realize what it is
to have a stable condition of
affairs guaranteed by a strong
Tho good ladies of the city will
do well not to allow any silunan
idoiiB about tho theater interfere
with the staging of a piece like
Palmer Cox's Brownies in (ho
Builders rind contractors say it
is practically iraposniblo to form ti
combino. A Builders Exobnniro
is neoleJ, but it is said it would
hava to be aocorapauiol with a
law to hold thoExcJiaugo together
Japan, having exhausted th,
funds of tho Chinese war indem
nity, is casting about for more
funds. The incomo derivod fmm
war in these dnys melts rapidly
in tho preparation to keep the
peace in tho future.
If it wore the intention to mako
Hawaii a colony, this territory
would be on this liet for tho attnn
tion of tho Board of Experts on
Insular possesions. But it isn't
and isn't likely to bo.
Japan in Formosi has pome
Buch a task on hand.ni tho Unitod
States in tho Philippines. Tho
bonofits derived by oither nation
aro not unmixed with the evil of
war, but tho progress of the
nations must continue whatever
One of the interiiHtinnnl novel
ties reported from NawYcrk Jo tho
moating of the Ciuindinu Cuhiuot
i 1 thit oily A rotul mnny Am
ericans niny cousidor thin n fore
cast of tlio (In when (Jnnadn will
not ho foreign territory.
AVhou people got to worry leg
over Honolulu') speculative fovel
they wnnt to (.top and consider tlio
bitllooti jib of iullatiou tbnt would
be put on the local financial ship
if point) of tlio manipulators of
Nt'u Yotk or San Francisco bruTl
the In 1m.
Every now etoaraer that arrives,
every vole for the Nicaragua canal,
every positive movo mndn in favor
of the Paeific cable speaks for tlio
commercial progress of Hawaii
and giiuiMiitjrs the sound financial
basis of ox pa i) ion in Honolulu
It appoars that Great Britain
a I ho bas its auti-expansionisls.
They want to know what cood a
railroad in China or a few feot of
land in Egypt if going to do thorn.
As in the Unitod States theso con-
tructiouists cannot muster suffi
cient powpr to hold up the nation.
Groat Britain's policy of wait
ing to heir from Samoa bofore
taking stops against Gerraauy is
regarded by somo as an indication
tho Anglo-American friendship is
waning. Great Britaiu'a diplo
mats should at least bo given the
oredit of common sonse. Jump
ing at conclusions would accom
plish nothing but unnecessarily
IIO.IIK INDUSTRY TVIINKD DOWN
Minister Cooper's prompt traus
for to San Francisco for bids on
the new Berctama schoolhouse is
a movo that cortainty placos homo
industry at a disadvan tago and
places the contractors and busi
ness houses of the territory in a
rather unfortunato light. It is
very likely that outside contrac
tors will be found who will takn
the woik at tho fig uro desired by
tho government, ai it is by no
moans nn unknown scheme for
for builders to take work at a loss
in order to get a place in the field.
Certainly local business raou
aro not called upon to do work at
a los, and fo far as can be learn
ed tho loweut figures given ou this
building were Buch as to allow
nothing more than a fair profit.
If the figurea wero not within the
lunit3 proscribed by the appro
priatione, tho notably fair course
would havo boon to call for now
bids, us has often boen dono in
public work . This is dono ro
peatedly on road work when it is
fouud that tho ostium tea mado by
tho legislature aro far below tho
amount of money required.
IlUrtSIA I'OUIUNO IN TR00PH
Arthur ami TAllen-wnn to lit)
Dispatches from Tientsin re
port that the Russian Govorumeut
is pouring troops into Port Arthur
tuid Ttilieu-wau undur tho pre
tenno tuut tho forco now garrison
ing thoso places is too small, in
viw of tho apparent discontent of
the inhabitants of tho Liao-tung
potinsula, who have within the
lust two months risen up against
tho Russians in thirteen dift'erout
louuidiipj and districts.
Further, that no less thau 9000
men havo lauded at Port Arthur
within tho past month or eo, and
that it it is intended to add 25,00.1
men more before tho ond of tho
Cb'ucso first moan, making a full
'i ijgth army corps of some 8G,
(l(J0 in addition to the garrisons of
lo,()00 men for Port Arthur and
8 00 for Talieu wan. Olnoniolo.
Money to Iutirfvo Dry I.nnil.
Washington, Fob. 8. Tho Son
nto Gornmittoco on Arid Lands to
day rujiorted favorably not only
the bill providing for 850,000 for
n lojorvoir in Wyoming, but tho
Gnrtnr bill, which Beta mudo 85,
OflO.OOf) for the nanprnl imnrnvn-
mont of nnd lnndd by tho build
ing uf roervoirs.
Saint" friim Phllmliiliilila.
A saluto in honor of Wiishing
ton'ti birthday wns tired Trom tho
U. S. S. Philndblphiu nt the noon
TIIK NKW HOSPITAL
Editor Eveninci Bulletin:
Tho residents, present and pros
pectivo, of Kaluaopalena suburb,
Kalihi, do not relish the idea of
tho creation of a one lunged con
tingent in thoir midst by tho es
tablishment of a hospital for in
curables in tlieir immediate
Whether there is scientific basis
for tho belief that an institution
placed as this is intended, will by
drainago, contaminate tho em
rounding section and a consider
nble part of Kalihi valley, or
whether bacilln from evaporated
sputa incorporated with dust
wafted over their heads and into
thoir homos will devplop con
sumptives among themselves and
childron, nro propositions they
aro riot prepared to prove; but
such bolief obtains among many
of them, aud thoro is probably as
much foundation for it, as belief
to, the contrary.
It appears that a dazzling
future is biug developed for the
people of Kalihi. They alretdy
have the Receiving Station for the
unfortunate lopers, and now comes
this Hospital, with its dangerous
iumntcs, coupled with the likeli
hood of the location of Honolulu's
new City of the Dead, "richt ad
jacent," at Kahauiki.
All that would be necessary to
round out this scheme of develop
ment to a condition of harmony
and perfection is to propose tho
annexation of tho Quarantine
Station, which as shown by an
honored aud respected'' citizen's
plan of Harbor expansion, must
in timo bo removed from its pres
Whilo the people of tho abovo
suburb recognize the commend
able spirit of humanitarianism
manifested by tho promotors of
tho Hospital for incurablos, as
tho necessity of conserving the
publio health, yet they are con
vinced that a site equally health
ful as tho ono proposed could be
selected somo distance 'from the
residential portions of the cilv
whore no ono would bo menaced.
W. R. S.
Honolulu, Feb. 22, 1899.
Quito a number of tho Americ
an vessels io pirt aro decorated
today in honor of tho anniversary
of tho birth of Washington. Tho
Philadelphia and Iroquois nro
very heavily decorated. Hawaiian
flues show out prominently in tho
dodorations of tho Willscott. For
artistic effect, tho Mary E. Foster
stands out as tho queen of tho
fleet. Tho littlo ouho.mer Vine
has done her best with an Ameri
can flag and nnothor about a third
the eizo of the ship herself, with
the name "Vino" upon it.
Hon from Dlvlra & Clo.
Jamos Wakefield, manager of
tho dry goods dopirtment of T. H.
Davies & Co., left in the Gaelic
yesterday on a business trip to tho
Statos. Ho will be back very
W. H. Baird of the general
ollico, loft in the same atoamor for
the purpose of bringing bis wife
back from the States. Mrs. Biard
has beon quite ill of lato, although
she was better at last advices.
The Bishop Rings
Which cast such a
over these Islands,.'
were as nothing
to the scintillations
It seems almost
worth while to
plant CANE for the
sake of using these
Knives. At all events,
raise CAIN if
not supplied with '
Pacific Dublin Co,, Ltd,,
" HOT STUFF."
We all like our meals hot.
Nothing lukewarm will do.
Nothing half baked "done to n
turn". Is the rlghtthlng. That's
the way we serve our clothing.
Eace garment Is hot from the
brain of the man who knows
how to design It.
My! How the men and boys
smack their lips over our line
AND TI IE PRICES ARE JUST
CHEER UPON CHEER FOL
LOWS. The announcement of our
special sale of neckwear, hand
kerchiefs, Collars and Cuffs.
71c tics down to ?oc.
2 for 25c.
You miss an opportunity If you
don't look on to some of
9 Hotel Street
: Wayerley Block
Agents for Dr. DMruol's Llncn-Mcol'
Underwear. Bend for Catalogue.
Wo Make Shirts to Order.
Telophono No 07(1.
310 Fort Street,
Has just opened up over 1,000 NEW
NOVELS by the following popular
authors: Grant Allen Slenklewlcz
Hall Calne Captain Charles King
A. Dumas A. C. Gunter Georele Shel
don Mrs. Soutliworth Beatrice Harraden
Albert Ross Opie Read W. Clark
Russell Charlotte At. Braeme Alay
Agnes Fleming Robert Louis Stevenson
Alarie Corelll St. Georce Rathborn and
many others whom snace forbids auotliur.
These are all In paper bindings, and retail
tor 25c and 50c earn.
CffirNew light-weight Stationery for
BHrHawallan bilk Mags. UKuleles. and
Taro-patch Guitars; Curios: and THE
ONLY HAWAIIAN SCENIC CALEN
tsSyLow prices, desirable goods, and
courteous treatment always at
J. M. WEBB.
Other Goods :
64 crates and 18 casks of CROCK
ERY and CHINA WARE, containing a
new supply of our well-known
...Trilby Ware ..
in BLUE, FADE GREEN and RUSSET
BROWN colors, with our new 1899 pat
tern called LYTTON.
Also a fine 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.
W. W. Dimond & Co.,
.Von Holt Blook, King street.
CSTSole Agents, Hawaiian Islands, for
"Jewel" Stoves, Gurney Cleanable Re
frigerators, Primus OH Stoves.
Mtirblo,nranltu and Hawaiian Stone
TILINCI, COUNTEU TOl'S,
Fort Street, opposite Chinese Church.
All kinds of Lettering and Carving.
Intimates I'uriiluljod. 1140
CITY REPAIR SHOP
115 Bethel St.,opp.Castle & Coolce
Strictly new ,&)8 ClevehnJ Bicycles lot Rent,
Secon.HmnJ Dlcycles (or tale.
Repairing promptly n4 thoroughly attended to.
All work guaranteed.
N. S. SACHS DRY GOODS COMPANY, LIMITED.
The 3?eople'H DProvidui'H.
o??M& Will show this week
some recent importations of
bleached and unbleached Table
Linens and Napkins, and Linen
and Cotton Towels.
Special attention is called to
the above, as the qualities are
guaranteed, while the prices
N. S. SACHS DRY GOODS COMPANY, LIMITED
The People's Providers.
STRONG AND WHITE!
Ogden Milling & Elevator Oos
THEO. H. DAVIES CO., LTD.
Agents for Hawaiian Islands-
If You Have One or One Hundred Animals,
These Remedies are prepared b'
KNOWN THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.
Pottle & Sons not only furnish you Remedies, but tell you HOW TO TREAT
The Agent for the Hawaiian Islands Is
HONOLULU DRUG CO.
THE NEW DRUG STORE !
Vonllolt T-iloclc, lvinjy st
Pure Dpugti nnd Chemicals.
Perfumery, Toilet ArticlcB, DruglHt Sundries.
You are cordially invited to call. :: Prescriptions a Specialty.
Machines Sold on Installments.
Parts and Needles for
L. F. PRESCOTT,
Wheeler & Wilson
LOCK AND CHAIN STITCH COMBINED.
FORT, NEAR HOTEL STREET, - - HONOLULU, II. I.
My Qnitnra aro noted for the puritj
ot tnuir tono.
Guitars, Mandolins, Violins, etc, Repaired
069 . Hotel street, noposlte the Arlington.
P. N. OTREMBA,
Wood Carving and Polishing.
Lessons .Given In
Fancy Wood Carving.
TORT STREET. ""' HONOLULU, II. I
snl floor Honolulu Planlne Mill. n it
Hawaiian Hotel Hack Stand
1 splendidly equipped establishment. It has cour
teous drivers, fine horses, and rubber-tlresd,
Ring up Telephone 32 t
TAllO PATCH FIDDLU3.
Workmanship and Material Guaranteed. Repairing
1130 : : No. 21DK KING ST.
N. S. W.,
& SONS, Veterinary Surgeons
Honolulu, H. I.
Renting and Repairing.
Easter Vacation Notice.
The Government Schools throughout
the Hawaiian Islands will close for the
Easter Vacation at 2 o'clock p. m. on Fri
day, March 24th, and will reopen at 9
o'clock a. m. on Monday, April loth.
By order of the Department of Public
C. T. RODGERS,
No, 6 Nuuanu St., below Merchant, Honolulu.
MERCHANT : TAJLOK.
WSults Kuaranteed to fit and In latest stylo.
Clothing made to order; Uniforms a speclalt.
Clothes cleaned and ripalr'J at reasonable rati.
For the arrest and conviction of the
party or parlies that wilfully nnJ mali
ciously cut nnd slashed my carriage horse
Friday night, February 17th, 1899. ,
n.t9-3t Q. H. UERREY.
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