Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'Evening bulletin. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii) 1895-1912, December 18, 1899, Page 4, Image 4',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: University of Hawaii at Manoa; Honolulu, HI
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
THE EVENING BULLETIN: HONOLULU, H. I., MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1899.
JubHalic(l nvcry Day, except Sunday,
t 210 King street, Honolulu, U. I.,
BULLETIN PUBLISHING COMPANY
ff. K. FAUItlNCITON Editor
DANIEL LOQAN City Editor
Post Ofllco Uox 718
MONDAY, DECEMDEH 18, 1899.
Dealers In whiskey and cigars arc
tho only business men who can sec the
silver lining In the present mercantile
In order that everybody may bo
satisfied, wo would suggest that tho
authorities touch a match to Punch
bowl and let her blaze.
Tho Hllo reception of tho steamer
KInau on her last trip Is a valuable In
dication of tbo barometer of llilo's ex
citability. When Cnrlstmns goods nro
expected, tho atmospheric pressure is
steady, weather clear, wind calm.
"Remove partisanship" Is a number
in the local municipal program that
should bo given special prominence.
There U no cause to worry over Inter
ference from the partisanship of na
tional politics, but if possible tbo peo
ple should prevent the interference of
local factional strife.
"Hitch your wagon to a star," evi
dently holds u high place with Oalm
college tiustees when they offer tho
Presidency to llenj. A. Andrews. If
the college continues to progress ns It
lias under Mr. Hosmer's direction tho
day Is not far distant when men of
Andrews' national prominenco will not
bavo to think twice before accepting
tho call. .
Tho death of D. II. Hitchcock closes
a career which In early days was a
power In tho land and will stand In his
tory high among tho leaders of pro
gressive thought. In his actlvo days
Mr. Hitchcock was a potent political
factor whoso counsels wcro often
sought and ho was always positives and
straightforward In word and act. Ho
held many official positions in dnya
when bitter political feeling ran high
and his administration of public office
was abovo reproach.
W. R. Castle's letter to the SpriiiRlicM
Republican in Its reference to land matters
in Hawaii makes particularly interesting
reaJIng row that the Dole government
lias had an opportunity to nJ Its agents
to Washington, and the bright particular
star among these agents has been summa
rily "turned down." Mr. Outle makes
charges relative to misrepresentation
which he cannot substantiate by facts
and which Special Agent Hartw ell has
also failed to make gooj. The letter
simply shows that Air. Castle spoke toa
quickly, and also further evidences the
plrlt in which Air. Dole's friends i ecelve
mandates of the President of the United
C.IVn TUB DIIPARTMIiNTS
ln tho palmy days when tho dispo
sition bf tho treasury surplus was agi
tating' the public mind, tho Bulletin
maintained that tho situation warrant
ed action by the Council of Stato to tho
extent of appropriating -the monoy re
quired by tho administration depart
ments to meet tho constantly increas
ing demands. With steadily Increas
ing work thrown upon tho educational.
health and police departments, wo havo
found tbeso departments steadily re
trenching on accouit of tho shortage
trt funds nt their disposal, Money was
lying idle in tho treasury when work
that might bo accomplished, work that
ought to be carried on, was left un
done and tho peoplo awaited a serious
'emergency beforo calling upon tho
legislative nuthority for remedial oc
tlon. Whether Chinatown would havo been
in better condition had $2O,O0Q been
placed at the disposal of tho Hoard of
Health thrco months ago, wo will not
attempt to say, Tho Bulletin docs not
favor tho tendency to snap judgment
when n crisis arises, and tho public has
thus far failed to consider whether the
municipal work of tho department has
not been carried on ns thoroughly ns
tho monoy at hand would allow. Nor
do wo believe anything is gained by
assuming tho I-told-you-so attitude.
If the public bad demanded moro work
and furnished tho wherewithal to do it,
there certainly could be no possiblo
excuse for tho present condition of
affairs. During the past week tho his
tory of tho early days of tho cholera
visitation has been repeated almost in
detail. Now It is tho Inspectors ap
pointed by tho Hoard, then It was the
nxeeutlvo officer. Thon It was found
that too much work had been forced
upon ono man, now It may be inade
quate funds to pay n proper forco of
Inspectois. Until tne public mind is In
a condition to dovoto calm second
thought to tho subject, rabid attempts
to place responsibility do nothing but
stir unnecessary and In tho present
crlslB unfortunate factional strife.
Quo thing, however, lias been
brought forclbjy to public attention,
'iho Health Department did not havo
sufficient money to meet an emergency
and slnco the money was furnished
there, has been no delay in doing tho
task In hand thoroughly and prompt
ly. What was true of this department
Is also true of tho police and educa
tional departments, notwithstanding
the truism In the latter instances is not
evidenced by u life and death strug
gle. What then Is tho duty of tho citizen?
To criticlso tho authorities when the
plea of departmental poverty has been
of several months standing? Or to
seek ways mid means whereby tho old
cry of lack of funds will bo an impos
sibility? Mistakes of tho past, whatever they
may bo and whoovcr may bo responsi
ble, And their principal vnluo when
used to improve the trend of affairs
present and future.
It is now tho duty of the Executive
officials to nppeal to tho Council of
State not only for funds to tide over
the crisis today, but also for amounts
sufficient to continue tho work begun
and thus enable every municipal de
partment to broaden out to meet the
demands of ordinary progressive rou
tine or of emergency placed upon
them. It Is the duty of tho Council of
State to grant this request. Public
opinion will support such action. Com
mon sense and -proper ndmlnlstiation
demands it and lias demanded It since
n fair amount of surplus treasury funds
Tho pcop'le of these Islands have
evidently failed to consider tho pos
sibility that they may wake up at no
distant day to find their surplus devot
ed to Federal purposes by virtue of tho
votes of Federal legislators. Such nn
outcome, however, is n possibility and
tho only way to avert It Is to bo
prompt In Investing tbo money in the
municipal or local security of pro
gressive work. Put a sui plus of funds
in tho hands of departments and then
if Chinatown Is not properly handled,
tho Islands not properly policed or tho
school children not properly accommo
dated, tho people will know the l eason
FIRST AMERICAN IIILO BANK.
'Hcforo leaving Hllo, Pwddrnt Cecil
Urown of the First American Dank au
thorized the following statement in
"Wo shall open n banking business
hero on tho first week In Jnnuary. We
shall do n genernl foreign exchange
through our Honolulu house, and hope
to receive n reasonable share of local
deposits. Wo shall not, probably, make
any loans for tho first six months; we
wnnt to become thoroughly acquainted
Willi tne Held ana with tho nature of
securities here. Wo shall occupy the
offlces on tho Walanuenuo and Urldo
street corner of tho Masonic Uulldlng.
1 am not ptoparcd to make public nny
statements regarding any building
operations In the -future,
With reference to certain erroneous
leports I should liko to say, that tjils
purpose of ours to establish a bank
here wns not caused by Mr. Peck's pro
ject upon tho same line, nor is it any
sudden attempt on our pait to forestall
mm. our nrtlcles of Incorporation
contained a provision for tho estab
lishment of n branch hero and wo were
making preparations for this very pur
pose long beforo Mr. .Peck announced
His intention. Whether Mr. Peek has
withdrawn from tho Held or not, I do
Supreme Court Buny,
The December term of the Supreme
Court opened this morning. Justices
Whiting and I-'rear and Judge Perry jtre
The calling of the Calendar and the
submission of several motions look up
most of the morning.
The case of Hao Which was on account
of disobeying the carriage regulations was
nolle prosed and defendant discharged.
The case of Scharsch vs. Kllauea Su
gar Co. was continued till the March
term,-as was that of Lldgate vs. Ha I.
The cases for quieting title to land
brought In the Supreme Court against the
Republic of Hawaii by Lllluokalanl, J. A.
Cummins and Hru Cartwright w ill be
heard on the 28th.
U Shee charged with polygamy Is hav
ing hls-appeal heard this afternoon. A. L.
C. Atkinson will assist the prosecution.
Dangerous for Sewer DlerH.
Tho contractors on excavation of
sower trenches and placing of the ter
ra cotta piping linvo called off the forco
that had been detailed to the Kakaako
district. Reaching the suburb named
nt a tlmo when thcro was talk of bu
bonic plague and tho dangers of being
In tho neighborhood of filth, tho men
with picks, spades and giant powder
found themselves operntlng in accumu
lations of various garbago heaps 'that
had been hauled from tho city and
dumped on low nud wet ground, Tho
contractors, not caring to imporil the
health of tho men, havo called them
off tor a tlmo. It is strongly recom
mended that the territory to bo operat
ed In by tho excavators bo purified by
Oct your Christmas presents nt tho
Lo Munvon Plinfn Rnnnlv rVi nn,l iroi
tho worth of your money,
The Pacific Hardware Co,
Bradley & Hubbard's Lamps.
flic latest patterns direct from the factory.
Largest anil choicest assortment ever imported to the country.
. Wostenholm's Cutlery,
In Pocket Knives, Carvers in sets, etc., etc
A Direct Importation of
Tables, Screens, Porcelain Ware, Jardinieres, Easels, Pidture Frames.
Mouldings, Copley Prints, Berlin Photographic Co.'s Goods, Choice
Selections from the Taber-Prang Art Co.'sCatalogue.
WINDSOR & NEWTON'S
COLDRS AND ARTISTS' MATERIALS.
Household Supplies, at BetheljSt.
Two more carloads of MICHIGAN STOVES AND RANGES,
KEROSENE AND GASOLINE STOVES, CHINA, CROCKERY AND
PORCELAIN WARE, BIRD CAGES.
To arrive in a few days, additions to our stock of FINE CUT
Pacific Hardware Co., Ltd.
Just Received, Du
pont's Smokeless Shot
gun Powder, in 1 pound
tins and kegs.
Facile Cycle & Ift Co.
R. A. DEXTER, Manager.
KHLKK'S HLOCK, - - FOnTOT.
YOURS for Cameras
YOURS for Pictures
YOURS for Kodaks
YOURS for Films, and
YOURS for Business
All the Time.
Lb Mnnyon F&oto. SDDSly Go.
426 Fort Street
In tlte Circuit Court, First Circuit, of the
In the matter of the Estate of Genevieve
Dowsett, Marlon C. Dowsett, Madeline
C. K. Dowsett, and Annie H. K. Dowsett,
On reading and fillnj the petition of
J, MJWonsarrat and David Dayton, guar
dlans praying for an order of sale of cer
tain real estate belonging to said minors,
situate on the Island of Oahu and on the
Island of Maul, and setting forth certain
legal reasons why such real estate should
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, that the
next of kin of the said wards and all other
persons Interested In the said estate, appear
before this Court on WEDNESDAY, the
THIRD DAY OF JANUARY, A. D. 1900,
at 10 o'clock a. in., nt the Court Room ot
this Court, In Honolulu, then and there to
show cause'why an order, should not be
granted for the sale of such estate.
Honolulu, Dec. G, 1899.
By the Court:
Published Only by the
CSrWlll Soon be Ready for Malllng.-ffia
EST 'I he 1000 Hawaiian Scenic Calen
dar will be tlie finest Scenic Calendar
even gotten up for this trade, both in
point or scenes anu Artistic woru. All
the Scenes have been selected for their
beauty and -grandeur. The outside cover
will be a cony of Hitchcock's painting of
the Volcano In eruption last Julv. done In
Oil Colors, the Temperature And Rainfall
of Honolulu will be given, and in the back
part of the Calendar will be-"Hawaii
Ponol"-"Aloha Oe"-"Llke No .1 Like"
and -'Ahl Wela," which will add to the
value of the Calendar. The Price ready
for Malllnc will be onlv to cents 1 Leave
Orders for Mailing at
316 FORT STREET.
We Are Still
In the Swim!
That's an old savlne. vet true, and
when we say we are In the ivim,hy
we mean every woru or ir.
We have the swellest TIES Jor Uie
Holidays that you want to lay your eyes
on. in all of the Latest Stvles "and Shanes.
We have just replenished our stock of
GOLF SHIRTS, and are strictly speaking
right up-to-date In as complete a line ot
men's and boys' FURNISHINGS as can
be shown In the largest city of the Main
land. At our Hotel Street Store, Nos. 9 and 1,
Waverlev Block, we are colnc to elve vou
a chance to win a fine BICYCLE. For
every purchase of 50c the customer Is en
titled to one ticket. The party who holds
tne greatest numoer or ticKets on jurist
mas morning at 10 o'clock gets the wheel.
TELEPHONES 679 and oO.
Two large Stocks
Of the Beat Furnishings.
Accurate history and interesting
stories of the campaign are told in
On To Manila.
Commencing Next Monday, De
cember 4th, 1899.
-Our entire stock of Dr
customers at very low figures.
Laces, Ribbons, Fine Lawns, Indian Linen, Fine
Cashmeres, Ladies' Capes suitable for the holidays.
HAWAIIAN DRY GOODS ASSOCIATION.
M. PALAU, Manager,
HAS DECIDED THATTHB MOST
POPULAR PLACE TO MEET
HIS FRIENDS IS AT
Come Around and See Him
Grand Clearance Sale!
Beginning the 25th of Nov,,
and continuing till Dec. 25.
FOR THIRTY DAYS ONLY !
Goods to bo sold at this Halo regardless of cost !
Largo linos of Blankets,
Ladies' Olotliiug, Hosiery, Shoes, etc. MUST GO.- Seo
tho advertisement on page 10, Saturday's issue, for a full
list of goods and prices. Call at our storo and 'inspect our
goods and prices lor yoursoir.
CORNER KING AND NUUANU STS.
- H - - W - - H
H H hi
mmm lois on
ARE NOW OFFERED FOR SALE.
- H - - H - H
attracfions,''asforheaIthfulneSs,of location, 'having an eleva
tion of from tnn'in finnfpt -rnrl nflfnrlmo iha m-on4aef .....-:
(and scenicviews ; as also its
has ever before been presntu: : the. people of Honolulu.
One of the main feature 01 tb property, and procured
at great expense, is the abundant supply ot pure spring water
pronounced by Dr. C. B. Wood as being the purest and best
drinking water obtainable in the Island, which is now being
conducfed into storage reservoirs upon the property by an
independent pipe line, and will be supplied to residents at
Government rates. - , ,
OUR GUARANTEE : We guarantee to all pur
chasers of lots on Pacific Heights, that we will, within six
months, provide rapid transportation to the highest lots on
Uie property, connecting the same 'with the Honolulu Rapid
Transit Co. s line on Pauoa Road, at the beginning of Kaiu
lani Drive. .1 ,
4 TERMS : 3 cash, in one year, yh in two years ;
interest 6 per cent, per annum on deferred'payments.
Our camare will rnnvpv nnrfiAc HociVinr i,...uL.
property to and from the same.
7ad.8P?eSsB.k.,,art,C!,larS "" Ur 6ffice' Rooms
BRUCE WARING & CO.
Goods will be offered to our
The Only Siint.i Claos'in Town
Spreads: jtfen's. JBovs' anil
- - H - - H -
- H -H-
racmc ueiRnis :
- H - - H -
proximity to the business part