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The decision of the House Commit
tee on Territories tostrlke )iit the prop
nriv niiallflciitlon clause of Urn Ha
waiian 1)111 prnrMcally h.-uIim the
question of franchise In the future ter
ritory. I,aml Commissioner Hermann's re
iniirkH on the Hawaiian land at of
18D5 is ti happy comment on the best
Kovcrnmcnt cm earth. Doubtless Mr.
Hermann will be classed by the local
Idols as one of the "Washington poli
ticians." Tho Citizens' Committee rat rem
palKii reads well on paper and can bo
made effective It the people will kIvo
hearty assistance. The committee has
done and will do Its part. Don't let tho
Kood work suffer from Indifference on
the part of householders.
V more magnificent mess than tho
government departments Mud them
selves In rcspecliiR money to carry on
regular work can hardly be Imagined.
Following the usual custom lllshop &
Co. advances the funds up to the end
of this month when, according to the
local constitution the Legislature
should be in session. February l'S, Is
named us the Jumping off place. And
then what? The Custom House for In
stance, must be conducted within the
appropriation. This Is a physical Im
possibility with the amount of com
merce now centered at this port Un
less some financial relief Is furnished,
one of the most Important offices in
Hawaii will bo turned over to the
United States with Its work half dono.
As Minister Damon says, tho present
nnd Immediate necessity Is definite In
structions from the President, is It
Impossible for the government to ob
tain definite information from Wash
ington? mi HAWAIIAN LOI1IIY.
That Col. G. F. Mttlo and Edgar
Caypless have presumed while. In
Washington to speak their minds be
foro a Congressional committee, tind
thereby tread upon tho factional pre
serves of tho "family compact" has
niudo It necessary for an organ of our
highly esteemed government to make
the announcement that thoso men i.ro
not representative. This statement Is
true, in that neither Little nor Cay
pless were formally elected to tho po
sition of official or unofficial delegates
of moro than ono faction of Hawaii
It Is Interesting, however, when con
sidered In Its relation to tho men whom
tho compact upholds ns representative
speaking with knowlcdgo and author
ity, nnd of tho further fact that the
principal charge against Little nnd
Caypless Is tnnt they aro "newcomers."
Tho Dullotln Is not prepared to en
dorso what Col. Llttlo nnd Edgar Cay
pless mny say or do in Washington,
but tho prompt condemnation which
they rccelvo at tho hands of tho fam
ily compact brings to mind interesting
side lights on local politics nnd points
out tho requirements "nuw-comors"
must possess In order to bo classed by
tho local official circle ns representa
Col. Llttlo Is an American born and
reared. Ho came to Hawaii not many
months after tho '95 revolution. Ho
mailo n good Impression with tho fani
lly circle Less than three mouths af
ter his nrrival In Honolulu, nnd at the
suggestion of a promluent government
official, Llttlo went to Hllo with the
mutually understood purposo of es
tablishing himself, to bo In lino for the
appointment of circuit judgo for the
island of Hawaii. Llttlo, however,
tdinwcd n lack of cooperative ability
nnd vras eventually turned down.
Tho fuct still remains that Little's
position ns n newcomer did not placo
him beyond tho probability of beln? n
representative man until ho liccamo
antagonistic to tho will of tho com
pact that rules tho official llfo of Ha
waii. Llttlo Is now in Washington to
speak for himself and tho American
Settlors' Association, whatover that
may bo. Ills expenses aro not
from tho public treasury, hence our
officials havo no causo for worry on
that score. Ho Is acting within his
recognized rights as an American citi
zen. Though ho docs speak for n
"rabid element" of " n small town," It
appears that the views of this 'rabid
element" on the land question meet
the approval of no less n person than
tho bend of the United States land
Edgar Caypless has also committed
the sin of being a "newcomer," nnd op
posing the Dole government. He 13 an
American who came to the Islands ns
tho legal representative of certain
business men of Seattle ard Taconn
who sought to do business In Hawaii.
Caypless lias vtv been a lrur- fierce
advocate of the necessity of a change
In Hawaii than Managing Editor Hen
derson of the Tacoiua Ledger. Mr.
Caypless' present capacity Is that of
legal advisor to Robert Wilcox, who
holds commissions ns a representative
of certain native Hawaiian societies.
Whether Mr. Caypless Is n capable rep
resentative. Is a matter for those pay
ing for his services to determine. He
has n light to a place In the lobby.
Under tho territorial law the native
Hawallans are recognized ns American
citizens. If Caypless. by his arguments
is opposing the obvious mandates of
the annexation scheme ho Is doing no
more than did Mr. Thurston, after his
return from Washington, In drafting a
request for a delay in the extension of
American laws to Hawaii,
Who are the representative men ac
cording to the Interpretation of the
Dolo government organs? Hartwell,
Smith and Armstrong.
Hartwell Is not n "newcomer" be
cause It was a good many years ago
that he was appointed direct to tho Su
preme Ilench of Hawaii after two years
law practice In Huston. Since that
time he has fattened on government
pap. He never held nn elective olllce.
never dared try and never will. He
Is the personal representative of S. II.
Dole, President of the defunct Repub
lic of Hawaii, and his expenses lire
paid from the public treasury. What
Ight the ofllclals have to use the peo
ple's funds for this purpose will be
determined at no far distant day.
Hartwell espouses the causo of local
officials, to the extent of attempting to
prove Attorney (ieneral (Irlggs Incapa
ble of Interpreting the Newlnnds Reso
lution. Ho Is the attorney for the de
fendant In tho United States vs Dole
and tho people of Hawaii vs Dole. The
principal difficulty of his position Is
that ho Is receiving for bis services
misappropriated funds of the people of
which the Dole government Is the
Mr. Smith Is the only man who holds
a commission worth shucks. He is a
lobbyist named and paid by tho united
sugar corporations of Hawaii, sent to
Washington to watch over the distinct
ly commercial Interests of tho Islands.
Llko Llttlo and Caypless ho is a lawyer
representing clients whoso right to bo
heard Is not questioned. With him
also, any digression from his legal
mission to that of personal politics is
ruinous to tho lntcrcsts of his clients.
Mr. Smith Is nn nblo lawyer and n
leader In tho family compact by right
of birth. His early education was ob
tained In tho common schools of Ha
waii nnd Hnrtwell's law office. Con
sidering mo handicap, ho has done
well. Ills principal political character
istic Is antagonism of anyone who
dares differ with him, coupled with
ability to make moro enemies In n
short time thnn any other man In tho
country. His knowledge of American
politics was obtained from books anil
a trip to Washington when McKtnley
was Inaugurated. He Is u trusteo of
tho Dlshop estate which ono of the gov
ernment organs says Is a shining ex
ample of medleavnl landlords.
What Armstrong represents, Good
ness knows, unless It Is tho Cocoanut
Club which Is ono of tho phantoms that
disappeared from notlco sevcrnl years
nco. When work gets slack In Honolu
lu somo one sends Armstrong to Wash
ington, for what particular purposo
few know nnd tho majority don't caro.
Ho has held several governmental po
sitions, all appointive, In years gono
by, Including tho Important nlltco of
In going over tho list of gentlemen
from Hawaii now presenting claims
before Congress, It nppenrs that every
man on tho list Is In tho position of n
lobbyist for certain prlvnto Interests.
The men whom tho local government
designates as rcprcsentntlvo nro In ox
actly tho same position beforo Con
gress ns thoso who havo been ripping
holes In thr Dolo administration.
Tho wholo combination Is thoroughly
understood by people In Washington
ns nil lobbies nro. Tho principal guar
antee tho people havo for tho futuro Is
that tho present Hawaiian lobby has
been sized up by tho United States
Congressmen and Administration offi
cials . Tho arguments pro nnd con
will bo listened to and our territorial
law passed to conform with American
principles. Tho ofllclals of tho now
territory will be, llko tho territorial
law thoruoughly American,
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