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THE EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU: II. I., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1899.-
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Published Every Day, except Sunday,
t 210 Klug street, Honolulu, H. I.,
HULL.12TIN PUBLISHING COMPANY
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DANIEL LOOAN City Eaitor
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Post omco Hox 71S
FRIDAY, DECEMUEIt 8, 1899.
It Is a Klgnlflcnnt fact that the paper
suppobed to represent those fearful that
tho newcomers will ill treat the nativo
llawnllans is tlio first to sneer at the
native Hawallans when names of their
leaders are suggested for public otllce.
If Mr. Testa were on tho bench in Ha
waii it In dollars to doughnuts that ho
would not attempt tp ward off the con
stitution of the United States.
We appreciate tho Advertiser's court
esy in waiting for tho Bulletin's views
on Mr. Qrlggs's nfllrmatlon of tho
land order, before expressing Its own
Now that our contemporary lias had its
fling, wo would suggest that Hawaii's
position beforo Congress demands an
attempt at local cooperation with
Washington friends. The land order
nffalr Is settled so far as tho Washing
ton Executive Is concerned, and prl
vato Interests can depend on Congress
to relieve the situation as doubtless lc
imcstcd by the President. Further op
position to tho conclusions of the Ad
ministration will accomplish nothing
for tho local government or the pilvate
PARKBR IN WAS1IINGNON.
Ouo of tho most Interesting phases of
local politics Is tho factlonnl Iniport
nnco placed upon com testes extended
by Washington authorities to visiting
citizens from Hawaii. That Col. Sam
Parker called on tho President by ic
qucst and had a long and very pleasant
call, is Jumped at as cvldenco that Mr.
Parker has atlilrst for political power
and is being trained for tho governor
ship race. Tho excited talk about
Mr. Parker's Intentions and prospects
comes principally from those who fear
iio will gain prestige, and therefore
seek to head him off. Whether Mr. Par
ker wants tho governorship tho Bul
letin does not know. Tho courtesUs
received from tho President do not set
tio the question one way or tho other.
Thero was a maikcd dlffcrenco In tho
tlmo which tho President devoted to
Mr. Parker and that allowed Mr. Hart
well. It Is not necessary to dwell upon
this, except to suggest that tho contrast
in tho reception Is not snrpilslng.
What tho Incident hhould bilng foiclb
ly to tho attcntlou of Hnwnllau citizens
Is that President McKInloy lecognlzcs
tho right of tho nativo Hawallans to bo
heard In the counsels of tho nation.
Tho President's friendship is leal, not
perfunctory; Sam Parker Is a represen
tative Hawaiian who Isn't nfrald to
speak out, and wo nro disposed to be
lieve the common icport that tho
President said Parker was Just tho kind
of man he wanted to sen. The atten
tions shown Mr. Parker should bo n
source of gratification rather than criti
cism. OPPOSING THH PRESIDENT.
Discussion having ngaln uilsen as to
tho phase of Americanism represented
In tho criticism passed upon tho Prcei
ncnt's action, in connection with tho
land order, by our local officials, tho
Bulletin offers a qubtatlon from the
opinion of tho Now York Sun on tho
situation. Slnco the Sun oxpreasea nn
opinion at variance with that held by
our offlclals It la fair to presume that
too Sun will bo characterized by them
as un-Amerlcnn: It Is significant, how
over, that such a vlow Is not taken by
i.io peoplo of tho United States. Tho
Sun Is radical to bo sure, but no less
radical in demaudlng tho uuquestloned
authority of Federal offlclals In Hawaii
nftcr annexation than it was In waging
tho campaign to secure tho fulfilment
oi tno cause for which the Republic of
Hawaii was formed.
Tho question is not whether pilvato
citizens of nawail havo n right to crlti
clao tho President's orders or a light to
test the legality of that order In its
Interference with their private inter
ests. Tho only evidence noted In this
land affair of refusal to tako offlclal
cognizance of protests of prlvoto citi
zens was tho action tho Government on
learning of tho protest of Olaa squat
tora against tho auction of tho public
lands. The Dolo govcrnmnt practically
laughed these American citizens to
scorn nnd stated through tho newspa
pers that the. squatters would simply
oo ordered off.
While tho men retained in omco by
tho President to administer Hawaiian
affairs according to tho laws of Con
gress aro not forced by any statuto law
to withhold from criticising and re
buking their superiors, an honest loy
alty to tho Exocutlvo ofllcers of tho
United htatca should nt least -have
prompted tho Dole government to with
hold from public criticism and prevent
Cu Its ofllccrn from leading tho opposi
tion to tho Prcsldcnt'H mandates. That
this public criticism was offered and
that the Dolo government did load the
opposition to tho President's order
speaks for itself ns to the character of
Ita Americanism. That Ilrower & Co.
or any other corporation should t;ml n
lawyer to Washington to tcU tho land
order Is not unusual or unexpected.
Hut that Mr. Dole, holding lila commis
sion from President McKinley, should
send his personal agent Hartwell to nt-
tempt the upset of tho President's ml
lngs and to discredit tho administra
tion tells Its own story of the political
acumen of tho Dolo government to say
nothing of loyalty to administration
friends. This Is n form of Amcrlcnn
ism that will stand as distinctly of lo
cal creation, except possibly ns It Is ex
emplified among mugwump discontents
of the Mainland.
Attempts to Justify the action of the
Dolo government only makes a bad
matter worse, slnco It lends strength
to the opposition to the administration,
nn opposition which seeks to prevent
Hawaii from receiving the full measure
of tcriltorial rule outlined by the
friendly policy of tho President and
Cpngresslonal friends. After tho sec
ond ruling of tho Attorney General has
been leclved, wo liavo locally, practl
cnlly ii reassertlon that tho Dolo gov
ernment Is right nnd tho Administra
tion wrong. Thus tho real opposition
In Hawaii evidences its refusal to fore
go Its claim to superiority over the
WASHINGTON Oil HONOLULU'.'
(From the New Yoik Sun.)
When Secretary Hay courteously In
timated to "President" Dole of Hnwall
that It might bo well for him to go
slow lnthcmattcr of selling publlclands
In tho Islands now belonging to the
United States, Mr. Dole published an
Interview rebuking tho Secretary of
Stnto of Picsldcut McKinley 's Admln
lsrntlon for Ignorance nnd presump
tion. In this interview Mr. Dolo described
Mr. Hay's pollto letter as "qulto
vague." "Mr. Hay," as tho former
President proceeded to explain to
tho American citizens in Hawaii, "is
now In his olllco and evidently not fa
miliar with tho lines upon which we
havo been working here slnco laBt Au
gust Ills Jotter showed that ho was
not thoroughly Informed on the sub
ject of public lands."
The question of tho halo of public
lands In Hawaii by tho temporary, tide
over Government of Mr. Dolo had been
rcfened to Mr. Griggs. In July last
the law ofllcer of Mr. McKlnley's Ad
ministration had expressed tho opinion
thnt these lands "cannot bo disposed
of except by bpeclal net of Congress."
Mr. Hay, Ignorant and presumptuous
as ho may seem to Mr. Dole, was per
fectly nwaro of this opinion when ho
wioto cautioning the Hawalluu Exe
cutive against unlawful sales of
United States property In tho islands
wo havo annexed. Upon tho receipt of
Mr. Hay's letter, the Dolo Government
merely nltered tho datoof tho ndvertlb
cd land auctions In Hllo. It did not
call off tho sale. It postponed It until
November 4. a full month beforo tho
meeting of Congicss, tho body declared
..y tho Attorney General to bo tho only
authority competent tcTdlsposu of these
s.mo public lands.
Thero is nothing vngtio in tho legal
status of the public lands of Hawaii.
Nor is thero the slightest ground for
questioning tho soundness of Mr.
Griggs's opinion, much less for defying
Its obvious mandate.
Tho Joint resolution annexing Ha
waii, commonly Known as tho Now
lands resolution, provided definitely for
tho cession to tho United States of "tho
absoluto feo and ownership of nil pub
lic lands, Government or Crown lands,"
In tho islands annexed. This had been
tno proposition of tho Itenubllo of Hn.
wall, Mr. Dolo's own Government, then
Independent nnd competent to rmin
such property. Tho cession was accept
ed anu raimcu uy our Government
when tho Newlands Joint resolution,
having passed tho Senato and tho
House of Representatives, was signed
by President McKinley and became the
law of tho United States. President
DOlO Of thO (ICflinCt lemilllln fnrmnllv
yielded to tho representative of tho
federal Government, on Auguat 12,
1898, tho sovereignty nnd public prop
erty of Hawaii. Therefore, when tho
Newlands resolution becamo law tho
Hawaiian nubile lands IwirAmn nnrt n(
tho public domain df tho United States;
mm wneu iuu nag was raised in Hono
lulu on August 12 of Inst year, tho
United States Government's nimnintA
and exclusive ownorshlp of these lands,
among other items of public property
In Hawaii, was asserted nnd proclaim
ed. Mr. Dolo and his land aeontH hnvo
no moro power to sell this Government
property, and no moro right to adver
tiBO It for salo, than they havo to dis
pose of Government land in Idaho,
Utah or Arizona.
Tho sole authority Is In Congress, as
Mr, GrlRRS'fl Onlnlon rlpnrlv rlnxlnrnl
Tho Newlands resolution expressly ro
served tho question of tho Hawaiian
publlo lands for legislative determina
tion In the future. Hero Is tho exact
languago of tho net:
rne existing laws of tho United
The Pacific Hardware Co,
HAVE RECEIVED ..
Bradley & Hubbard's Lamps.
The latest patterns direct from the factory.
Largest and choicest assortment ever imported to the country.
in Pocket Knives, Carvers in sets, etc f etc
A Direct Importation of
Tables, Screens, Porcelain Ware,
Mouldings, .Copley Prints, Berlin Photographic Co.'s Goods, Choice
Selections from the,.Taber-prang Art Cc'sjCatalogue,
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COLORS AND ARTISTS' MATERIALS.
Household Supplies, at Bethel St.
Two more carloads of MICHIGAN STOVES AND RANGES,
KEROSENE AND GASOLINE STOVES, CHINA, CROCKERY AND
PORCELAIN WARb, BIRD CAGES. S'1" r
To arrive in a few days, additions to our stock of FINE CUT
Pacific Hardware Co., Ltd.
States relative to public lands shall not
apply to such lands In tho Hawaiian
Islands, but tho Congress of tho United
States shall enact special laws for their
management nnd disposition."
No such special laws have yet been
enacted; but Mr. Dolo, "woiking on
lines" concerning which ho nccuses
Mr. Hay of being too young In ofllco
to havo any adequate knowledge, sur
veys nnd undci takes to sell tho lauds
under tho superseded lnws of the dead
Hawaiian republic. That is to say, ho
undertakes to do what President Mc
Klnley himself has no authority to do
until Congress shall ennct special laws
authorizing him to sell. And when Mr.
McKlnloy's Secretary of Stnto politely
calls Mr. Dole's attention to tho fact
that ho is transcending his powers, and
assuming authority which belongs on
ly to Congress, tho "President" at Ho
nolulu letorts that he knows whnt ho
Is about ,and thnt Mr. Hay, and Infer
cntlally Mr. Griggs and President Mc
Kinley don't know their business!
Wo hnvo devoted considerable npaee
to tho matter of tho Olaa lands. 'While
it Is only ono of mnny Illustrations at
hand of tho anomalous condition of
affairs under the antagonistic opera
tions of two Constitutions, that of a
live republic nnd thnt of a dead one,
Its Interest nnd significance aro paitlc
ular. Tho poilod of transition nnd the
process of nssimilntiou aio suro to In
volve many dllllcult problems nnd to
pioduco numerous cases wherein tech
nical Illegality and conflicts of Juris
diction must bo smoothed over as best
thoy can be. That Is expected, both at
Washington nnd at Honolulu. llut
hero Is n cato whero the words and ac
tion of tho Hawaiian Dxccutlvo Indi
cate elenrly tho spirit In which ho is
working at his end of tho lino; nnd,
wo nre bound to say, tho revelation of
personal nttltudo Is most extraordinary.
SIR UPTON'S CHALLENGE
London, Nov. 22. Sir Thomas Lip
ton when questioned today regarding
the allegation that ho has determined
to challenge next year for the Ameri
ca's cup, said to tho representative of
tho Associated Press: "1 do not intend
to challenge next year, but If I llvo
I will certainly challenge In 1901. Noth
ing has yet been nrranged about a chal
lnge, nor will thero bo until Mr.
l'lfo hnn rninvprnd. Thorn lu nn tvi.ti.
In the statement that I havo arranged
lor a wuison scnooncr. I havo not dis
cussed till! llinttrr Ultll Mr Wiltem. nl
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gun Powder, in 1 pound
tins and kegs.
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will be a cony of Hitchcock's painting of
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OH Colors, the Temperature and Rainfall
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part of the Calendar will be "Hawaii
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and ''Ahl Wcla," which will add to the
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the old st.ind Nob. 0 and 11 Hotel
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i TEMPLE OF
Commencing Next Monday, De
cember 4th ? 1899.
Our entire stock of Dry Goods will be offered to ohx't?
customers at very low figures. '-W
Laces, Ribbons, Fine Lawns, Indian Linen, Fine:-
Cashmeres, Ladies' Capes suitable for the holidays. -
HAWAIIAN DRY GOODS ASSOCIATION.
CHRISTMAS IS COMING
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....And you will want some of the good things that are always
needed at that time: Raisins, Currants, Peel Nuts, Sultana Raisins,
Prunes, Dried Pears, Peaches, Apples, Spices of all kinds, Hams,
Bacon, Soups, Crackers, Pickles, Jams and Sauces, Mincemeat. At
Grand Clearance Sale!
Beginning the 25th of Nov.,
and continuing till Dec. 25.
FOR THIRTY DAYS ONLY !
Goods to bo sold at this sale regardless of cost. !
Largo lines of Blankets, Spreads; Men's, Boys' and
Ladies' Clothing, Hosiery, Shoes, ote. MUST GO. See
tho advertisement on naco 10. Saturday's ismm. IW a full
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CORNER KING- AND NUUANU STS.
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Residence Lots on
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attractions, as for healthfulness
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of the city, being less thar mile from the Process Block,
iia svci uciuic uccu iic."ulw. i4
One ot the mam features 01
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pronounced by Dr C. B Wood
.........i, ....... w.,..HW,w mi tut, umuu, wiuui is now oeme
conducted into storage reservoirs upon the property bv an
independent pipe line, and will be supplied' to residents a
OUR GUARANTERi W ,.,. ..n .. -
!S,i!JSS&J!ffi&.St JF .? within six
"C rv",Mw """ uaiwpuumiuii io me nignest lots on
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TERMS : cash, in one year, & in two years :
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as bTing the" purest and best
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