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aMIthod Kietr Day, except Sunday,
t MO King street, Honolulu, H. I.,
BULLETIN rUDLISia' COMPANY
r. R. FAliniNGTON Editor
PANTKt, I.OQAN City Editor
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SATURDAY.... FEBRUAIIY 21 1900.
6UPPORT THE BOARD.
After reading President Wood's re
ply to tho Citizens' Sanitary Commit
tee with reference to tho Hotel sta
bles and tho plain statements of
President Wood and I M. Hatch at
lMday'a session of. tho Board of Health,
tho Jackass Press of Honolulu repre
sented exclusively by tho Advertiser
and tho Star, finds Itself up a tree.
Tho rovlow of tho situation mado at
the Board meeting not only forces the
government orgnns Into tho position of
apologizing for their rattlo headed n
slnlnlty, but nlso proves that tho
honest opinion of tho people was
voiced In tho Bulletin, when nt the be
ginning of tho Hotel stables discus-,
.slon It said:
,-qj lne lloani 0f jicalth con
siders tho Hotel stables Infected
premises, there Is only one thing to
do In disposing of tho buildings.
Tho Bulletin Is not disposed to bo
llovo that President Wood and his
advisers stand In fear of property
owners or tho cnalrman of tho Citi
zens' Committee Both havo
strong claims to recognition, but
wo seo no reason at this time for
declaring a lack of conlldonco In
tho members of tho Board."
In tho long list of Interviews pub
lished by tho Advertiser, almost with
out exception those nddrcssed havo
quail fled their opinions with tho state
ment "If the Hotel stables aro Infected
premises." Upon tho determination
of this question depends tho decision
nt tho Board to burn or not to burn.
Members of tho Board leallzlng the
serious responsibility placed upon
them assort that they aro not Justified
In ordorlng tho destruction of tho
buildings until tho movements of Ah
Hung, tho Chlm-Mo employe who died
from plague, can bo tiaccd.
Tho Citizens' Sanitary Commlttco
demands the destruction of tho budd
ings which must bo paid for from
tho public treasury. Thu Board re
quested tho Commlttco to leport nn
Ah Hung's movements. From tho
xtatements mado nt yesterday's meet
ing, tho etfoits of tho Commlttco havo
been without results necessary to aid
the Board In reaching a decision that
will enable It to art without posslblo
Meanwhllo tho goernmcut organs
engage In a campaign that has for Its
ultimate result destruction of public
lonfidenco In members of tho Board of
Health. Tho organs havo charged that
tho Board Is Influenced by somo per
sonal or flnnnclal "pull." This has
been promptly denied and tho morning
organ has had tho good sense to apolo
gize Another chargo Is that the Board
Is not unanimous In Its notion. This Is
publicly and positively denied.
It has yet to bo proved that tho con
lldcnco of tho pcoplo in tho Board has
been misplaced or that tho cap
tious criticism to which Its members
hao been subjected Is justified.
Until the Board of Health Is proved
to bo acting fiom Improper motives
the duty of tho citizen today is, as it
has boon slnco December 12th, to mip
poit the Boaid.
OPENING CHANNELS OF TRADE.
Prompt lecognltlon by tho Board of
Health that tho posslblo continuation
of plague cases calls for a rhango In
tho plan of campaign will bo appre
ciated by tho business community.
Measures Instituted at tho first out
break cannot continue. It means tho
eventual closing up of many small
merchants, ccrlous distress to tho
larger houses nnd shortago of provi
sions on tho other Islands almost whol
ly dependent upon supplies from this
port. There must bo an oponlng up
of the channols of trndo, or merchants
ot all classes must proceed to somo
other location than Honolulu.
Tho list ot permitted goods depends
largely upon the ways and means at
tho disposal of tho authorities for fu
migating freight. San Francisco Is re
ceiving by every Oriental steamer,
fabrics and foodstuffs from tho Infect
ed centors. American authorities do
not fear the possibility of Infoctton
being carried by theso goods simply
because they havo tho means for thor
ough disinfection of all freight.
Hawaii Is In duty bound to provide
tho port of Honolulu with a disinfect
ing plant nB complete In every detail
as any plant now established In any
port of tho world. Large Importations
of Asiatic goods must cer be n promi
nent fcaturo of Hawaii's traffic. Tho
food stuffs placed' upon the unpermit
ted list of our foreign commerco aro
as Important to the faro of tho Asiatic
labor contingent as staple groceries
and meats arc to tho American citi
zens. Futhcrmore It will bo Impossible
for our authorities to chango tho food
or put n stop to these Importations for
a lengthy period.
Trnde makes demands hero as It does
In nil tho great commercial centers.
The problem must be met, not by stop
ping traffic, but by following tho
course) which experience and science
has provided In other porta complete
and expenslo disinfecting plants by
which ships and cargoes can be thor
With" almost n majority of Hawaii's
tinntilnllnn Chlnean and Jananesc. the
problem comes beforo tho pcoplo of '
Honolulu with more serious Import
than In any other American port with
tho posslblo exception of Manila. Traf
fic with Japan, for Instance, Is said to
amoutn to about $500,000 a year. A
largo proportion of this valuo 1b Bald
to bo represented ly fooilsCutta. Our
traffic with China presents n similar
situation. Merchants havo established
themselves and havo property Interests
that must lo recognized. Tho Asiatics
demand their "national food" and their
contentment depends largely on wheth
er they get It. Authorities cannot by
n resolution wipe out national char
acteristics, nor can they deport tho
I .a to tcpoita give piomlse that tho
Japan ports will soon bo open, thus
preventing serious difficulties from
that source. Whether tho promise Is
fulfilled or not Hawaii must proparo
for greater freedom of traffic for all
goods whether shipped from tho Orient
or supplies sent to tho other Islands
from Honolulu. Tho authorities must
build for the future along tho samo
radical and business ltko lines that
they arc dealing with tho present.
The Bulletin gives Its readciu today
tho only lato news from San Francisco
to bo had In tho town. This Is tho
latest on tho prize fight and tho sugar
quotations. Possibly tho pooplo on
Kauat had an Inkling of tho difficulties
over tho Hotel Stables and thought
that Honolulu would bo moro inter
ested In personal fistic encountors than
a general report of warllko operations.
There Is nothing In tho portions of
papers received by the Bulletin to In
dicate that Gen. Duller has dono any
thing but totrcnt.
NliW HONOLULU PROBLEMS.
IMltor Evening Bulletin: So far but
Uttlo Interest seems to havo been tak
en by tho general public In what Is a
vital necessity, if wo aro to havo a
sanitary as well as a "new" Honolulu,
viz., now streets through tho burned
district and, it possible, through nil of
tho congested IiIocks in tho city,
Tako tho block between Mnunnkca
and Htver streets; If this Is left as It Is,
without provision for tho extension of
Kcknullko street, wo will soon havo
tho samo Insanitary conditions In that
block that confronted us nt tho com
mencement of tho present epidemic.
By extending Koknulike street from
Hotel to Kukul, or further If expedient,
nn opportunity will bo given for tho
constiuction of modern, sanitary busi
ness houses fronting on the new street.
Tho opening of now streets through
the presont absurdly largo blocks will
obviate, tho necessity for makeshift al
leyways; which aro an nbomlnntlon,
anyhow; a common rendezvous for tho
criminal classes; tho tribute that de
cency pays to vlco.
Thero Is nothing gained, In tho line
of morals, by driving prostitutes and
gamblers Into secluded nlloyways.
Every Intelligent and liberal man
recognizes tho fact that prostitution is
n necessary evil; that It will exist in
splto of prohibitory laws. If wo at
tempt to stamp It out entirely wo Blm-
ply plnco n promlum upon rape and so
ductlon. It Is far hotter to sot aside
somo plnco for tnls traffic on n broad,
well lighted street, In buildings fully
up to tho sanitary requirements of tho
Board of Health, nnd whero tho in
mates can bo undor official supervision,
than to havo them plying their trado
all ovor tho resldenco section of tho
Anothor point Is that tho somlrospcR
tablo trulls should bo obliged to tnko
out licenses under tho "Act to Miti
gate," and bo mado to conform to Its
provisions. For these women furnish"
tho most dangerous element in tho
ranks ot prostitution, slnco their ap
parent respectability gives thorn tho
opportunity to mingle with our wives
; fa, ed astray by the peVnlclou'a cxplo
and daughtors; nnd often a young girl
ot such an associate. Thero aro num
bcrs ot such women In our midst, many
of them reaping qulto a harvest
through tho levying ot blackmail; If
these wero relegated to somo special
quarter nnd compelled to llvo on tho
Aamn piano ns tho more honest of their
Just opened, direct shipments from the manufacturers.
An invoice of
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The finest assortment ever exhibited in Honolulu, direct
Direct from the Fry Art Co.,
Fry's Vltrll lable Colors In Powder.
Thirty thousand feet of
Picture Mouldings In the Latest Patterns.
Our selection of Pictures arc the Latest from
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unfortunato sister hood, tho morals of
tho community would certainly im
prove. In laying out tne new streets 1110
flrn limits should bo extended 100 feet
mauka of Beretanla street, nnd should
tako In tho entire Chinatown section.
Within theso limits no building should
bo allowed to bo constructed, of other
mnterlal than stone, brick or concrete.
If tho uso of corrugated iron Is per
mitted wo shall seo rows of unsightly
"shacks" erected as bad, from a sani
tary nnd artistic standpoint, as tho
wooden rookeries they displace.
Honolulu, Feb. 23d, 1900.
Human Sacrifices As i
Expression of Religion
Amsterdam, Holland, Tob. 6. There
was nterrlblo tragedy yesterday nt
Apcldorn, as a result ot religious fana
ticism. At Apcldorn there is a peculiar
sect, which decided to offer n human
sacrifice to God. Tho elder In charge
of tho congregation, who suggested tho
sacrifice, also selected two youn,; girls
as tho victims.
Tnelr parents approved nnd tho Rlrls,
arrayed in costumes of whlto, wero
mado ready yesterday for the imcrlflco.
Tho elder, who Is n peasant farmer,
decided, ns his frenzy grew, that four
victims, not two, should be offered
up on tho altar, but said nothing of
who tho other two should bo. A ser
vice of prnlso nnd prayer preceded the
sacrifice. In this tho four victims
Joined, tho two young girls.. In fact,
leading the singing.
Suddenly while the services wero
going on, tho elder belzcd his woninn
servant, threw her across the altar nnd
nearly detnpltatcd her with a slnglo
stroko of a sharp knife. Then ho Molz
cd the two girls and they weio slaugh
tered In the samo way.
In tho meantime tho elder's wlfo had
stood near, praying nnd crying, un
conscious that she, too, had been se
lected ns n victim.
Tho rest of tho congregation gazed
calmly on tho butchery. When tho
girls wero dead, tho elder said that yet
another victim was demanded and
seized hlH wife. She struggled, but
only for a moment. She was slowly
dragged backward across tho altar and
tho knlfo did Its work.
Then tho fanatic, as a part ot the
ilto, washed his ianns In tho blood
of his victims, nnd the congregation
Tho pollco havo nrrested the crazy
mnn and several members ot his sect
who witnessed nnd encouraged tho
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