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THE EVENING BULLETIN: HONOLULU, H. 1., JUNE 20, 1899.
"UUt4 Ercry Day. tucept SunJiy, at tio King
Itut, Honolulu, II. I., by the
BULLETIN PUBLISHING COMPANY.
IT. R. FARRINGTON Editor
DANIEL LCXiAN Cltyfcdltot
MONDAY, JUNE 2G, 1899.
KvritcT or .toit nKsoi.UTiox-
IIAWMIA.V I.VWS GONTHAIIV
TO Tlln CONSTITUTION
Tho Supreme Court, in seeking
to avoid tbo nmendmout of any
part or pitta of Hawaiian laws by
tbo Constitution of tho United
States, enters into a considera
tion of eacb of tbo uogativo quali
fications attaobod by tbo Joint Re
solution of annexation to tbo oper
ation of tboBo laws. Tbo language
of tbo Joint Resolution is as
"Tbo municipal legislation of
tbo Hawaiian Islands not enacted
for tbo fulfillment of tbo treaties
bo extinguished, and not inconsist
cdwilh this joiat resolution, nor
contrary to tbo Constitution of tbo
United States, nor to any existing
treaty of tbo United States, shall
remain in force until tbo Congress
of tbo United States shall other
Tbo Supromo Court holds that
each of thoso four negative quali
fications, is meroly declaratory,
and that nonoof them is inserted
for any putpose of onacting legis
lation, or positively affecting tbo
laws oE tbo Islands. The
Court assumes to find independ
ent positive legislation tlsowbere
in the joint resolution correspond
ing to tho end of thoso negative
qoaliGcations, excepting that
which relates to tbo Constitution
of tbo United Stato9. As to that
qualification, no effect is allowed
to it by the Court which cau con
flict in any manner with Hawai
ian law?, upon tbo supposed
ground that Congress did not in
tend by that mero negative lan
guage to legislato tbo Constitu
tion into these Islands, but only
intended to drclaro that tho an
nexation itself was constitutional
Tbo Court argues that tho first
negative qunliBcation is merely
declaratory, because Congress ex
pressly extinguished tho Hawai
ian treaties. But the Court in
consistently fails to observe that
CongroEs by that declaration did
not declare expressly anything
about tbo la ws of tbo Islands, and
according to themselves, thoso
laws must not bo repealed by im
plication I If they aro not repeal
ed, and the negative qualification
was not intended to annul thorn,
thon they aro not annulled.
Tho Court says, in rogard to tbo
socond qualifying clause, that tho
joint resolution expressly altered
Hawaiian legislation in regard
to Chinese immigration, and pre
sumably altered it by implication in
8omo respects! What? It seems
romarkablo that tbo samo Court
talks in almost the same breath
about presumable alteration of Ha
icaiian lines by implication, while it
declares that tbo alteration or re
poal of statute is io( to be. im
2lied, if it can bo possibly
nvoidod? But Congress said
nothing about Hawaiian lawn
on tho subject of immigration,
but spoko only of its own laws.
If Hawaiian laws inconsistent
with tho joint rosolution aro uot
repoalod and tbo negative quali
fication does not annul thon they
aro not annullod.
Tho same thing may be said as
to laws "inconsistent with existing
troaties of tho United States" No
laws of Hawaii aro boforo men
tioned in tho resolution, and if
any of thorn aro annulcd as con
trary to any existing treaty of tho
United States, it is upon tbo same
ground that thosa contrary to tbo
' Constitution of tbo United States
nro annuled, namely, that tboy
are annuled by force of the supreme
law of Vie land.
Tho Supreme Court fallaciously
overlooks tho recognition by Con
gress of tbo operativo action of
tbo Constitution of the United
Statos itself as tbo supromo law
of tbo land, in annulling all info
rior legislation contrary theroto.
Its position, when all is said
practically amounts to this ab
surdity: Tho ?nuiiWjal laics of tho
Hawaiian Islands ho! enacted for
tbo fulfillment of tho treaties so
extinguished and enacted for their
fulfillment, and not inconsistent
with this joint resolution, and
inconsistent therewith, nor contrary
to the Constitution of tbo
United States, am! contrary
thereto, nor to any existing
treaty of tbo United Stales and
contrary thereto, nro coutinned
in force until Congress shall
othorwise determiuo I
AMKm:i) " JOINT HP.HOLl'
TION. Tho Joint Resolution providoa
that "Tho municipal legislation of
tho Hawaiian IelandB, not ex
acted for t o fulfillment of tbo
treaties so extinguished, and not
inconsistent with this joint reso
lution, nor contrary to tho Constitu
tion of tbo United Statos nor to aty
existing treaty of the United
States shall remain in forco until
tbo Congress of tho United Status
shall otberwiso dctermino."
Tie Advortiser statos that
"whonover a law has been duly
passed by Congress and approved
of by tho President, it roraains in
force until repealed as provided by
tbo Constitution. Tho President
cannot alter or nullify it, "and thon
tbo Advortisor procoeds to alter
and nullify it by treating the pro
vision thoroiu nor "contrary to tho
Constitution of tbo Unitod Statos"
as having been stricken therefrom
by soma power greater than the
President of the United States
"provided by tho Constitution."
Accordingly tbo Advertiser now
states tho provision to be "the
municipal legislation of tho Ha
waiian Islands not enacted for tbo
fulfillment of tbo troaties so ex
tinguished and not inconsistent
with this Joint Resolution shall
romain in force until the Congress
of the Unitod States shall other
Considering that our Supremo
Court has in its lato decisions
practically eliminated from the
Joint Resolution tho provision
"nor contrary to tho Constituti on
of the United Statos" it is not sur
prising that the Advertiser should
expungo from tho resolution this
Tho Joint Resolution having
boen so amended by tbo Adver
tiser, wo presumo that in accord
ance with tho statement that tbo
original "remains in force until
repealed, as provided for by the
Constitution, it has found some
constitutional provision for its
action in striking from the Rosolu
tion tbo words"nor contrary to (he
Constitution of tho United States"
and wo confidently await tho
publication of this provision of
the Constitution conferring powor
upon tho Advertiser to "ropeal"
NiiiI'b nml tbo Wo r I.I Will Smile Willi
Sympathizing Friend (to re
porter) "You may say that Bho
was thoroughly unmanned by
Reporter "Unmanned?" "Yes,
sho discarded her bloomers out of
respoct for tbo deceased."
Tho P. 0. .fe U. Co. have only
twenty Sterlingsbicycles left out of
tho ono hundred received on tbo
last Australia. Bettor place your
order before they are all gono.
"Is tbo soil rich boro?" inquir
ed tbo travolor. "Rich I" exclaim
ed tho farmer, "I should say so.
My wifo mudo a mistake and
planted gunpowdor instead of
beet soed, and wo'vo got tbo fiucst
crop of firo-crackors you over
Do you know that tbo P. 0. &.
JVI. Co. nickel-plating cheaper
than you can have it done on the
Stouostreot "What are Bono
diet and Scorcher howling at each
Macadam "Oh, Benedict's got
a baby and Scorcbor a now '99
Sterling bicycle. Each is confid
ing tbo merits of his acquisition
to tho other.
Tho Pacific Cycle & Mfg. Co.
on Fort street bavo a variety of
socond band bioycles for sale.
Pricos ranging from 810 to $23.
THE DAY'S STOCK REPORT.
i HONOLULU ,'HAWAllAN
EXCHANOtJ , EXCHANOB
i i i '
niJ Avkejl DU Atkei
NAME OF STOCK.
C. Hrtcr & Company
American S Co., rJ up J
Ea Plantation Co ....
Hawaiian AcrlculturalCo I
Hawaiian .vin nuu w
Hawaiian SuRarCo . . .
Monomu Sugar Co
Hnnokaa Sugar Co . .
Haiku Sugar Co . ..
Kaliuku Plantation Co..
Kamato Sugar Co, ns)
KamaloSugarCu pJ up
Klialmlu Sugar Co
Koloa sugar -o
Kona Sugar Co., as 1
Mina sugar u .ra up
Maunalel Sugar Co.M
Maunalel Su Co.ra up
Nahlku Sugar Co.. as
NahlkuSu G pi up J
uanu sugar company
Ookati Sugar Plan, Co.
Olaa Su. Co., LtJ as I
Olowalu Company .,
I'aautiau su. run. 10
Pacllic Sugar .Mill
Pala Plantation Co ....
Ppkeo Sugar Co ...
lPnnr Mill Co .. ..
Walalua Agr. Co., aO
Walalua Agr.Co, pJ up
Walluku Sugar Co . .
Walmanalo Sugar Co .
Walmea Mill Co ...
Wilder Steamihlrj Co
Inter-lslanJ Steam N.Co
Hawaiian L ectr k Co
Hon. RaplJ T.& Land Co
Mutual Telephone Co . .
Makaha " LJ pJ up
Hart & Co., LI J.
Hon Drew .t.Malt Co
Hawaiian Gov 6 per rent
Hawaiian Gov. 5 per cent
nu KyocLana 1.0
Oahu Ry & LanJ Co ,
Figures ol A. M. session Honolulu Exchange
100 Honokaa a?, to Jo af!4. too .MellrvJe a.
Walalua palJ i?o, 10 Jo as 100.
;o Honokaa sj. j, 63 Kltiel as iw joMdlryde a
3.83. 50 Kamalo 1.35, louilo t 4ij. 40 Oahu 30J
10 Klhel nK.
Tbo building on Saturday even
ing might fairly be designated a
house tull ot laughter. Tlio pro
gram was replete with intorosting
and amusing itoms. Post's rapid
transit farce is all right though
travel in foreign lands seems
much swifter than that between
Honolulu wharf and the sceno of
tbo play. Miss Brandos sang
vory sweetly and tbo blond Hart
well sisters put in some protty
contortion work. Frank Barton
Booms to improvo wonderfully and
gain in popularity boinc repeated
ly recalled. Glorino gavo a sup
borb exhibition and is a standing
draw. Billy Howard and Dave
Marion appeared in specialties the
whole performance being pro
nounced high class.
HOSE! - - -
GARDEN HOSE l
STEAM HOSE I
Closing out odd lots at special
prices regardless of the advance in
Pacific Hardware Co,, Ltd,
Silk Flags Bunting Flags!
Muslin Flags Cotton Flags!
Tissue Paper Flagsl
Cotton Bunt ng in Red, White and
4TH OF JULY
Flags of all sizes from 2 inches
to 12 feet long.
PRICES THE LOWEST !
The Latest Books Published!
316 FORT STREET.
"THERE ABE NONE SO
BLIND AS THOSE
WHO WILL NOT SEE."
There are some people who cannot be
convinced that white Is white and black
Is black, because they are determined to
have their own way about It. Very good.
Such people go through life missing the
groat truths and the greatest happiness as
well as comfort.
There are others again who are con
vlnceablc. It Is to the men of this class
that we like to talk about the merits of
They are better than nine-tenths of the
made-to-measure clothes turned out In this
city and the equal of the other tenth.
Alfred Benjamin & Co.'s clothes cost
about half the price of made-to-order
clothes, and have everydeslrable attribute
of the very best made-to-measure gar
ments, besides embodying many unmatch-
awe leaiures siricuy ineir own. 1 nai is
why we say Investigate the merits of the
clothes bearing this label before going to
a tailor. You risk nothing and stand to
win a lot.
Agents for Dr. Delmel's Linen Mesh
Underwear. Send for Catalogue.
9 Dotel Street : : faycrley BlOCl
We Make Shirts to Order.
Telephone No. 676. No. o-", Hotel St.
AT COST !
We make this announcement In the face
of a rising market.
Why ? Because we want the room for
other goods more strictly within our lines.
Our entire stock of
SHELF HARDWARE and
Will be sold at cost. This CLEARANCE
SALE will commence on TUESDAY,
JUNE 20, and will continue until the en
tire stock Is exhausted. The goods are
marked In plain figures.
You will find a few samples In our large
window. The stock Is on our second floor.
Take the elevator. You will find a sales
man In charge of this special department.
Come early before other dealers buy It out.
EQuWe want our customers to get this
.Von Holt Block, King street.
I mporters of Crockery, Lam ps and Honse
Sole Agen's Jewel Stoves, for coal or
wood : Gurney Cleanable Refrigerators,
New Wickless Blue Flame Oil Stoves,
Germ Proof Filters, Primus Oil Stoves.
1-3 Off on
Music . . .
Notice to Consumers
Consumers of electilc current are hereby
cautioned against tapping the lines or
employing other than the employees of
this Company in making alterations In
the wiring of premises, as serious accidents
are likely to occur from such action.
Persons having flat rates who, without
advising the Company, add to their lights
surreptitiously, will be cut off without
notice and proceeded against at law.
HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC CO.,
June 17, 1899. i252-iw
JUST LIKE SILK !
AS GOOD AS SILK !
Is What We Claim for Our
Printed Art Sateens !
Unique Designs. Perfect Colorings. The choicest lot of Art
Draperies ever exhibited. Only one piece of a kind. Do not fail to
N. S. SACHS DRY GOODS COMPANY, LIMITED.
Hawaiian Dry Goods Association
I TEMPLE OF FASHION
Invite their customers and the general public to inspect their
NEW: LINE:OF: GOODS,
Which will be sold at very reasonable prices for the
coming three weeks.
XOTE A limited number of shares In tho aboro Association aro now offcreil
for wlo at tho par valuo of J5 each. Application should bo inndo to tho Secretary, (
Mr. IIanapl,ortoany memborof tho Hoard of Directors, at tho store, -120 Fort '
A. V. GEAR, President. EDWARD K. HANAPI, Secretary.
DR. G. H. HUDDY, Vice-President. N. FERNANDEZE, Treasurer.
CHAS. WILCOX. Auditor
A. now lino of EANOY BIBBOXS, in Plaids, Roman
Stripe, ami Dresden Effects. Also a line ( f VEILINGS
in all tho Xow Shades. And a full lino MEN'S FURN
Egan Dry Goods
1. That elegant residence of T. R. Lucas, Esq., Beretanfa and Klnau streets.
of lot 200 x 200.
2. Keswence 01 Artiiur t-oyne, tsq.,
Oeorge Beckley, tsq. bize or lot, 24,000 square leet.
3. Residence of John Leal, Esq., Kewalo street. Lot 100 x 270. House of eight
rooms; grounds planted with all kinds of tropical fruit and ornamental trees; with all
4. Unimproved lot adjoining No. 3. Size ioe x 270.
The above properties are all worth the money I am asking for them.
1. Nicely furnished house at Maklkl. Parlor, dining room, 3 bedrooms, kitchen,
etc. Electric lights; together with use of piano and horse and carriage.
2. Cottage of seven rooms on Wilder Avenue, near Keeaumoku street.
L. C. ABLES,
Stock Broker and Real Estate Agent.
315 Fort Street. Telephone 139.
Tho best preparation for cleaning and polishing platcAl
ware, gold, silver, hrass, steel, copper, otc. " "
Will not injure tho most sensitive surface ExcellciM
polish to use in tho HOUSEHOLD. Not expensive; quioTt
polish; easy to handle. 0. W. MAOIiAHLANE,
Solo Apont for the Hawaiian IiInntH
Hurrah for the Fourth of July !
Fireworks, Flags, Balloons,
Decoration Bunting, Shields,
Red, White and Blue Paper Festoonings,
Red,White and BlueStars and Stripes Ribbons
BST Assorted cases Fireworks a't$i 5, S20 and I25. Lithographs of Washington,
Grant, Dewey and Lincoln. For sale at
x. x:. X-
Aunt 'Jemima arrived this morning In the shape of Pancake Flour. No
hiking powder or eggs required to make the finest Pancakes, Griddle Cakes and Gems.
iic . r !,rl,endDthe,Nlgg?,r y?,s a Pass.enKer, also. You know who I mean, the F.imus
"Semola," for Porridge, Puddings and Pancakes. ,!
They brought with them the Self-Raising Buckwheat Flour, In two sizes! f Er'v
body knows what that Is ;-and when eaten with the Log Cabin Maple SyruA it
tills a long-felt want. At is.
S. J. SALTER, r
Grocery and Provision Dealer,
Opphcum Block. -j- Telephone 080.
Don't forget, we have an Ice Box on our wagons, to deliver things fresh and coU.
Co,, Fort Street.
spencer Avenue, racing mat eiegant
Nnnann and King streets.
S. W. LKDKBKH, Proprietor.
V. 0. Box B35.
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