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HONOLULU, H. J., THUJtSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1899.
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Philippines No Independence promised. Protectorate cannot be con
sidered. Future of the Islands In the hands of Congress.
Cuba Our pledge must be kept. Free Cuia must be a reality.
Trusts Are obnoxious to the common law and the public welfare.
Merchant Marine-Should be developed and strengthened.
Currency Uphold the gold standard. Protect the gold reserve. Pro
vide the Secretary of the Treasury with more power.
Navy Make liberal appropriations for Its maintenance and Improve
ment. Nicaragua Canal A necessity, and there should be early action.
Pacific Cable Take measures that will lead to Its establishment.
Samoa -Satisfactory arrangement concluded with Germany and
Hiwall Government should be fully-defined and provided for.
Alaska-Growth of Territory makes new laws necessary.
Porto Rico Time ripe for temporary form of Government.
Alaskan Boundary Negotiations In progress for a settlement."
. Transvaal War Neutrality maintained. We have remained faithful
to precept of avoiding entangling alliances.
Pi celUcnt McKlnlcy'a message to the
I'lfty-Blxth Congress Is ono of tho
longest and ablest documents In many
ears. Tho following important ex
cerpts aro mado:
Sorao embarrassment in udmlnlstrn
tlon has occurred by reason of tho
peculiar status which tho Hawaiian Is
lands at present occupy under tho
joint resolution of annexation approv
ed July 7, 1893.
While by that resolution tho repub
lic of Hawaii as nn independent na
tion was extinguished, Us separate
sovereignty destroyed and Its property
nnd possessions vested In tho United
States, yet a complete establishment
for Its government under our system
was not effected.
While the municipal laws of tho Is
lands not enacted for tho fulfilment of
treaties and not Inconsistent with tho
Joint resolution or contrary to the con
stitution of tho United States or of any
of its treaties remain In force, yet
theso laws relato only to the social and
international affairs of tho Islands and
do 'not touch any subjects of Import
nnco which aro of u broader, national
hnractpr. ,J -.
Tor xamnlo. the Hawaiian republic
was divested of all tltlo to the public
lands in tho islands, nnd is not only
unable to dispose of lands to settlers
desiring to tako up homestead sites,
but is without power to gho complete
title in cases whero lands have been
entered upon on lease or other condi
tions which carry with them tho right
to tho purchaser, lesseo, or settler to
havo a full title granted to him upon
compliance with tho conditions pro
scribed by law or by his particular
agreement of entry. Questions of
doubt and difficulty have also arisen
with referenco to tho collection of ton
uago tax on vessels coming from Ha
waiian ports; with referenco to the
status of Chincso in the Islands, their
entrance and exit therefrom; as to pa
tents and copyrights; as to the register
of vessels under tho navigation laws;
as to the necessity of holding elections
in accordance with the provisions of
the Hawaiian statutes for tho choice
of various officers and as to several
other matters of detail touching tho In
terests both of the Islands and of tho
By the resolution of annexation, the
President was directed to appoint five
commissioners to recommend to Con
gress such legislation concerning (he
Islands ns they should f'.er.i necessary
or proper. The commissioners were
duly appointed and aftor n careful in
vestigation and study of tho system of
laws and government prevailing there,
they prepared a bill to provide a gov
ernment under the title of "Tho Ter
ritory of Hawaii." The report of the
Commission, with the bill which they
prepared, was transmitted by mo to
Congress on December G, 1893, but tho
hill still awaits final actiui.
The peoplo of these Islands aro en
titled to tho benefits and privileges of
our legislation, but in th'j absence of
any act of Congress providing for Fed
eral courts in the Islands, and for a
procedure by which appeals, writs of
error and other Judicial proceedings
necessary for the enforcement of civil
rights may bo prosecuted, they are
powerless to secure their enforcement
by tho judgment of the courts of the
It Js manifoldly important, there
fore, that an act shall bo passed as
speedily as possible erecting those Is
lands Into a judicial district, providing
for the appointment of a judgo and
other proper officers and methods of
procedure In appellate proceedings, and
that the government of this newly ac
quired territory under the Federal
constitution shall bo fully defined and
THE PACIFIC CABLE.
Tho Japanese Government has
shown a lively Interest in tho proposi
tion of the Pacific cable to add to Its
projected cable lines to Hawaii, Guam
and the Philippines a branch connec
tion with tho coast of Japan. It would
bo a gratifying consummation wero the
Utility of tho contemplated scheme en
hanced by bringing Jupan and the
United States Into direct telegraphlo
Without repeating the observations
of my special messago of February 10,
1899, concerning tho necessity of a ca-
at a Glance
ble to Manila, I respectfully invite at
tention to it.
I recommend that in coso Congress
should not tako measures to bring
nbout .uls result by direct action of
tno Government, tho Postmaster Gen
eral bo authorized to invito competi
tive bids for tho establishment of a
cable; tho company making tho best
responsible bid to ba awarded tho con
tract, the successful company to gtvo
nmplo bonds to Insure tho completion
of tho work within a reasonable tlmo.
A necessity'for immedlato legisla
tive action exists in tho Territory of
Alaska. ? '
I see no reason why a moro complete
form' of territorial organization should
not be provided. Following tho pre
cedent established In tho year 1805,
when a temporary government was
provided for tho recently acquired ter
ritory, then known under the namo of
Louisiana, It seems to me that it
would bo advantageous to confer
greater oxecutivo power upon tho Gov
ernor and to establish, as was don.Mt
tho caso of tho Territory of LoUlslaiyi,
a legislative council,-Jiavlng powcrto
adopt ordinances' which shall extend
to all tho rightful subjects of local
legislation, such ordinances not to tako
effect until reported to and approved
by Congress, if In session, and If that
body Is not in session, then by tho
I recommend that legislation to tho
B.imo end bo had with referenco to tho
government of Porto Rico. The time
Is rlpo for the adoption of a tempor
ary form of government for this Is
land; and many suggestions made with
referenco to Alaska aro applicable also
to Porto Rico.
For present purposes I recommend
that Congress pass a law for tho or
ganization of a temporary government,
which Shall provldo for tho appoint
ment by tho President, subject to con
firmation by the Senate, of a Governor
and such other ofllcers as the general
administration of tho Island may re
quire and that for legislative purposes
on subjects of a local nature not par
taking of a Federal character a legisla
tive council, composed partly of Porto
Ricans and partly of citizens of the
United States, shall bo nominated and
appointed by tho President, subject to
confirmation by the Senate, their acts
to be subject to the approval of Con
gress or the President prior to going
FOR GOLD STANDARD.
I again urgo that national banks bo
authorized to organlzo with a capital
I urgently recommend that to sup
port tho existing gold standard nnd to
maintain "the parity In value of tho
tno coins or tbo two metals (eold and
silver) and the equal power of every
uonar at an times in tno market and
in tho payment of debts," the Secre
tary of the Treasury bo given addl
tnnal power and charged with tho
duty to sell United States bonds and
to employ such other effective means
as may bo necessary to-theso ends.
After detailing tho history of how
the Philippines came Into American
bandB, the outbreak of tho rebellion,
and tho organization of civil govern
ment, the President says:
I communicate theso facts to Con
gress for its Information and action.
Everything Indicates that with tho
speedy suppression of tho Tagalo re
ocilion, life in tho archipelago will
soon assume Its ordinary courso under
the protection of our sovereignty, and
the peoplo of those favored Islands will
enjoy a prosperity and a freedom
which thoy have never before known.
Already hundreds of schools aro open
and filled with children, Religious
freedom is sacredly assured and en
joyed. The courts are dispensing Juh
tlco. Business Is beginning to circu
late in its accustomed channels.
Manila, whoso Inhabitants wero flee
ing tq tho country a"fow months ago,
la now a populous and thriving mart
of commerce. Tho earnest and unre
mitting endeavors of tho commission
(Continued on page 4.)
NO MORE GASES REPORTED
2 p. m. No new cases. No suspi
cious cases. Tho menagerie members
aro doing well.
Third Day Opening.
"No new cases; no suspicious cases;
no expectation of further showing of
plague unless there should bo nn Iso
lated or 'scattered caso or two. It
looks as though wo might get through
tho visitation with thrco cases only.
Tho unhcalthlcst part of town Is get
ting a thorough cleaning up und it
will ceaso to be a breeding ground al
ter sewage is placed. Hereafter Jap
anese and Chtneso food Imported will
bo looked after moro carefully."
All this was given out at the Bor.id
of Health at 11 o'clock this forenoon.
Judgo Cooper was still In Charge He
will remain on duty, excluding or pass
ing over to others all other buslnss till
tho danger season or period lias elaps
ed. Ho said that tho organization for
cleansing Chinatown and for guarding,
disinfecting, etc., seemed perfect nnd
was certainly most effective, as overy
ono Was working hard and willingly
and the peoplo in tho tabu district
Only a few people, nnd most of these
on business strictly, called at the offi
ces of tho Board. There aro fowor re
quests for passes. Tho scare Is sub
siding. A material thing dono today was
tho opening of a highway from beyond
Nuunnu stream Into town by way of
tho extension of Queen street. This is
In addition to tho avenuo afforded by
the School street connection between
Llllhn and Fort.
Steamer regulations, ns defined by
thoBoard of Health aro ns follows:
No'-atcnmcrs will be allowed to Ic'avo
tho port of Honolulu for any" other
port In tho Islands except tho Island of
Oahu without undergoing a quaran
tine of seven days, to begin from tho
time tho ship, crew and passengers
hnve been inspected, nnd tho ship an
chored in such plaecs as may bo di
rected by tho Harbor Master.
No Chincso or Japanese freight of
any kind will bo allowed shlpmont.
No Chinese or Japanese passengers
are to be taken nnd all other passen
gers must obtain a permit from tho
Board of Health beforo embarking
Vessels that havo not .yet nrrlvedVnt
tho port ofHbnolUl(PwfJfy,bo consider,
cd free ships if ,Uiby "do"-not enter the
harbor, their freight being discharged
from lighters. Such ships will bo al
lowed to tako from this port lumber,
machinery, building materials, rico of
domestic growth, flour, feed for nnl
mals, and coal, provided tho same Is
taKen to the ship In lighters nnd put
on board under Inspection by an agent
of tho Board of Health.
Inspectors and Helpers.
Tho quarantined district is China
town is bounded by Nuuanu stieam,
Nuuanu street, Kukul street and the
extension of Queen street. Here uni
formed and armed membors of tho
First Regiment aro on guard and here
tho Inspectors and their assistants aro
at work. Tho population of tho dis
trict must remain at homo for a week
yet nearly, and longer If thero n 'o
moro cases. Col. Jones yesterday es
corted President Dole and Ministers
Cooper and Mott-Smlth over tho ter
ritory nnd tho Executive and Cabinet
members wero impressed and pleased
with tho work In progress. In all the
streets were bonfires into which wore
being thrown all sorts of trash, de
bris, garbage. Thus It was that n
mountain of stuff found In the alloys
and on tho premises and In tho houses
was disposed of most effectually. Tho
smoke had a decidedly offensive odor,
but the volunteers under the Board of
Health stuck to their posts regard
less. The Hawallans, Cbtness and
Japancso In the various tenements,
stores and quarters responded rcidlly
to tho Instructions of tho men with tho
badges and wero of the greatest aid In
carrying on tho cleansing. Such well
known citizens as Geo, R. Carter, IfaJ.
Potter, Arch Gllflllan and a scoro or
moro of equal rank wero directing the
uso of lime and other disinfecting ma
terial. Tho raid of tho sanitary peo
ple afforded the district residents, for
ono thing, exceptional opportunity to
dispose or a lot of stuff that otherwise
they would In tlmo havo been forced
to spend money In getting away. Somo
of tho foul smelling stuff sold in Chin
cso and Japancso stores was tossed In
to the flames and lots of matting end
bed clothing followed wardrobe frag
ments. This afternoon the first cleans
ing is pretty well over. Each Inspec
tor Is making a census of his district
and has roll call each day.
The Sherman left San Francisco Dec. 6,
arriving off harbor yesterday at 5 p. m.
She had 22 officers, 620 enlisted men, 20
civilians and commissary stores on board,
25,ooolbs of these stores being forHonolulu.
She brought 4? bags of mall for Hono
lulu and 18 recruits for the 16th Artillery.
The Third Battalion of the 49th was on
board under the command of Major Kir
kan. The commissary stores were taken on a
tug by Colonel Ruhllnand at 11 o'clock
last night the Sherman departed for Ma
nila. Tho Inter-Island and Navigation Co.,
Ltd., and tho Wlldor Bteamshlp Co.,
Seo New today.
Washington, Dec. 6. At the opening of today's session of
the Senate the annual report of the Secretary of the Treasury,
the Attorney General, tlitf Comptollerof the Currency, and re
ports of other officials were presented. Mr. Aldrich, Chairman
of the finance committee, had the distinction of introducing the
first bill at the present session. It was what is known as the
Senate finance measure and Js to "affirm the existing standard
of vaiue.of, all forms of money, to refund the public debt and
for other purposes'."' It was referredthe Committee on Fi
nance. Thd next bill introduced was by Senator Cullom of Illinois,
to provide a form of government for Hawaii.
Gen. Hartwell advises President Dole and associates that the
bill for the erection of the Territory of Hawaii was presented
in the House by Representative Hitt on the 5th inst. Mr. Dole
was given the information from.tlje Bulletin office that the bill
had appeared in the Senate from the desk of Senator Cullom.
. caavns of tho real cstato dealers
nndr flgenu.oPtown Bhows the market
In n very steady condition with a very
goo'd demand for desirable resldenco
property nU reasonable rates In town
or in tho odbtirbs.
Tho rcio'nt opening up of several
suburban residence tracts has met
with a ready response from homo
stokers' whphavo bought briskly in
all locallM. Tho near advent of tho
Raj)l(yTmnslt Is making peoplo feel
tha;t although they nro qulto n dls
tnijfco ffdin tho center,;of tho city they
with rapid communication can havo
homes at a reasonable flguro, where It
would bo Impossible to desirably lo
cato in town at anything but n very
Tho demand for houses furnished
nnd unfurnished Is not near so grc,at as
nt this tlmo last month.
Contractors' and builders all havo
their hands full and orders or plumb
ing nnd electric lighting arc way be
hind on acconnt of rtho grea&domaad.
The Tfcslncss portion of town is
spreading and warehouse property Is
almost Impossible to find except in
the direction of Kakaako and Kewalo.
Iiulldlng permits havo been granted
as follows: D. L. Akwal, three-story
addition, Achl Lane, mauka of Cere
Arthur Harrison, two-story mill,
J. S. Dalley, two-story school build
ing. King street, Wnlklkl of Oahu L.
& 11. Co.
T. N. Haydcn, stablo at Long llianch.
T. N. Hayden, two-story stablo rear
of G. Schumann's store, Fort street.
Mgr. Chapello, tho Archbishop of
Now Orleans, and tho Apostolic Dele
gate to-Cuba, Porto Rico and tho
Phlllpplno Isnads, waB n passenger on
the Sherman en routo to Manila. He
was accompanied by Chaplain "W. D.
McKlnnon, formerly of tho First Cali
. Personal conversation could not be
held with Mgr. Chapelle, as he stood
on tho upper deck of tho Sherman, but
an officer stated that ho had experienc
ed regret when told of the presence of
the plague in Honolulu and also bis
disappointment at not stopping here,
Tho Monslgnoro goes to tho Islands
as tho Pope's personal representative,
and is charged with the responsibility,
of arranging and settling church af
fairs. Previous to the war thero exist
ed a union of church and state in the
Spanish colonies, but this relation ter
minated with tho war, and tho Arch
bishop will reconstruct church mattere
along tho lines of tho government re
lations that havo come Into being
within tho year.
The Bid Church.
Tho annual meetings wero held last
evening of Central Union church and
congregation. Tho elections hold re
sulted as follows: Deacons, A. F. Judd
and P. C. Jones; deaconesses, Mrs. A.
Brown, Miss Helen S .Judd; Membeis
of Standing Committee, F. J. Lonrcy,
W, F. Frcar, Rev. S .E. Dlshbp, A. B.
Wood; Clerk, W. W. Hall; Treasurer,
W. O. Atwater; trustees, B. F. Dill
ingham, J. B. Athcrton, Jas. A. Hop
per. Sabbath School Superintendent, H.
C. Brown; Assistant, Florenco R. Yar
row; Secretary, Ernest Clark; Treas
urer, Wra. J. Forbes; Librarians, Geo.
Fuller, Edwin O. Hall; Sunday school
department superintendents and as
sistants, Mrs. R. W. Anderson, Mls3
Ella B. Snow, Mrs. A. J. Derby, Miss
Charlotto Hall! Miss Nettleton.
It Is tho desiro of the church society
to at onco, If possible, provldo several
hundred additional pows. This is to
bo dono by enlarging the church gal
lery. Tho church has lately Increased
Its running expenses $3,000 a year.
Tho Evening Bulletin, 75 cents per
To Absorb Street Railway, k
Cleveland, Ohio, Dec. 6. A g
syndicate headed by Tom L. and S
Albert Johnson, the street car mag- g
naies, win duuu a street rauroaa in
Honolulu and on Oahu island on
which the capital of the Hawaiian
Islands Is situated. Electric lines
will not only be built within the
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iiiy minis, uui 3UUUIUUH line: win
be constructed leading to the dfffer- flj
anf rnlnt r4 InfAPArt In .! rtttm 4l& kj
city. Tne railroad will be built to C
the volcano for the convenience of JJ
tourists. The syndicate has ab- 3
sorbed the present horse car lines In 3
Ferryboats will also be operated
K by the new company between the W
K various islands or the group. I he
various Islands of the group .
company, It Is said, will have a
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GENERAL JOUBERT IS ILL
Pretoria, Saturday, Dec. 2. (Via
Lourenko Marques, Monday, Dec. 4.
General Joubcrt Is Indisposed and has
arrived at Volsrust, across tho Trans
vaal border, for medical treatment.
A dispatch from tho head laager,
whero General Schalkberger Is In su
preme command during tho absenco of
General Joubert, announces that a
council of war was held December 2,
with referenco to assaulting Lady
smith. Tho State Attorney has arriv
ed at tho camp to advise tho Boer com-
mnndors Everything Is qulot nt
Dispatches from the west report that
thero was a heavy artillery flro during
tho afternoon of December 2.
All is quiet at Klmberlcy.
Comtortablo houses havo been erect
ed at Waterfall, a few miles from Pre
toria, for the rank and (lie of the Brit
ish prisoners. Count Devlllo lo Bios,
a Colonel In tho French army, has
Joined tho Transvaal forces as an au
thorized military attache.
Rome, Dec. 5. Leo XIII follows the
vicissitudes of the Transvaal war with
the keenest Interest, and every morn
ing before attending to tho usual af
fairs of State with the Cardinal Secre
tary Insists on hearing tho latest war
news, which Mgr. Merry dol Val trans
lates from tho English papers. Leo
XIII has not relinquished the Idea of
Intervening, oven at tho eleventh hour
If not to save tho Boers, at least to
mltlgato the disastrous effects which
tho present war may ultimately have
WEDDING STATIONERY, Engraved
1 H. F. WIOHMAN.
HAMILTON, BROWN SHOE GO.'S
For Sale by Manufacturers' Shoe
Bill for Pnclflc Cnblc.
Washington, Dec. 5. Represen
tative Corliss of Michigan has In
troduced a bill for a Pacific cable to
be built by the Government to Ha
waii, the Philippines, Japan and
China, at a limit of cost of 8,ooo,
000, of which 1700,000 Is to be Im
mediately available. The route and
general control Is placeJ under a Pa
cific cable commission, Including
the Postmaster General and the
Chief Signal Officer of the army.
YOUNG AFTER AGUINALDO
"Manila, liec. C General Young,
with thirteen companies of infantry
nnd nlnwTfOops of cavalry, not heard
from since 29th ultimo. Ho was then
about twenty miles south of Vlgan and
most of troops marching to his sup
port, but then had with him thrco
troops cavalry, battalion 33d Infantry
sent by boat to Vlgan to reinforce navy
there. Lieutenant Colonel Parker,
GOth, reports from Vlgan Gth Inst., that
ho has not heard from Young for a
"Insurgents, 800 strong, made at
tack on his force, consisting of B Com
pany nnd 1G3 sick and footsore men of
tho 33d Infantry, nt 4 o'lock on tho
morning of tho 4th, entering the city
In darkness. Severe street lighting en
sued, and continued for four hours.
Enemy driven out, leaving behind
forty dead, thirty-two prisoners, in
cluding many officers, and eighty-four
rifles. Now on outskirts, intrench
ing. Parker says he can hold out In
definitely; plenty rations and ammu
nition. His loss, eight enlisted men
killed, three wounded. Ono hundred a
and sixty men now being transported '
from San Fabian to his relief. Young
must bo in vicinity with largo force."
Colonol Parker praised tho bravory
of tho sick American soldiers. Every
man who was able to stand handled a
rifle during tho attack.
Right of Dower.
In tho case of John Buckley :iiul J.
J, Sullivan vs M. D. Monsarrarr, the
question submitted to tho Supremo'
Court by tho parties .was, has a. former
wlfo of defendant from whom he was
divorced, forfeited her dower right In
property belonging' to him, inid-nold
by him, subsequently to tho dlvorco
and her rcmarrtagb?
Tho question is answered in tho
afllrmatlvo by tho Court.
The Orphcum Closed.
The Orphcum management have de
cided to closo tho houso temporarily,
during tho present crisis. Unless somo
unforeseen aggravation of tho present
situation takes placo tho Orphcum will
ro-open Its doors on Saturday evening.
The box olllco will bo at tho scrvlco of
partons on tho morning of that day.
The Independent newspaper Is this
afternoon being moved from Konla and
King streets to a cottage In the Gullck
promises, King street, near the corner of
Dr. Posey, specialist for Eye, Bar,
Throat and Nose dlseasos and Catarrh.
Tho Carlisle City, at present at the
Oceanic dock, has six Belgian hare on
board. They aro kept as pots, not for
All of tho plague cultures in tho
oven at the Board of Health labora
tory aro growing. They are being
carefully watched by Dr. Camp and.
Prof. Shorey for Dr. Hoffman. Dr.
Camp this morning inoculatod a sec
ond rabbit with tho poison. A rat in
oculated was qulto sick with plague
th.s morning, but tho guinea pig and
rabbit No. 1 had failed to develop
THOMPSON On December 10thV to
the wlfo of Alex. D. Thompson, a
Co., Fort SL. Sign of the' "Jig Vie.
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