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Published Every Day. except Sunday,
nt 210 King street, Honolulu, II. I.,
BULLETIN I'UtlLlSHlNO COMPANY.
W. It. FAItttlNOTON Editor
DANIEL LOQAN ..Clty Editor
Post ufflco Hox 718
SATUItDAY MAItCH 17, 1900.
eCl too much.
"dickey bird In the
llnda that It haft talk-
Tho $3000 lelt over from tho Mon
tana Senatorial campaign la to be de
voted to educational purposes If not
called for In live years. Unless Mon
tana politics Improve previous to that
time it would ho well to use this to
rndow a professorship on Modern Poli
tics, for tho State University.
Minister Damon's valedictory de
livered to the Council of State suggests
that the time Is fast approaching wheu
tho graduates from tho Republic of
Hawaii may celebrate their cntranco
Into tho world of private American
citizens by a complimentary banquet.
Wm. J. Bryan and Hon. Arthur
Sowall had a short conversation re
cently. As each rofuned to stnto tho
tcplc of the conference, tho corres
pondents havo decided that it Is won
derful that each emerged beforo tho
public with no evidences of personal
When It comes to the discussion of
expenditures authorized by Minister
Cooper, the morning organ announces
that tho boot Is on the other foot. This
Ij not unexpected. Dut put a big
mark on the Government building
wall. Tho organ has admitted that
thero aro times when thcro aro two
sides to a, question.
Rattling around somewhere In tho
midst of this chaos Is a Court of
Claims for the organization of which au
thority was received about a month
ago. Since the work of this court will
cover a long period and the pcoplo need
tho money, It Is to bo hoped our au
thorities will move with a Ilttlo more
than their accustomed speed.
Between waiting for tho quarantine
to let up and returns from Washing
ton that will dctcrmlno our future gov
ernmental character, Hawaii's nnx
ious scat Is in a decidedly crowded
condition. If tho Board of Health
will relieve tho embargo on merchan
dise, it will accomplish not a little to
wards removing tho tension.
Minister Damon's siting up of tho
situation after tho loss of Income
rrom tho custom Iiuiiho cud postal de
partment shows that the pcoplo mii3t
be prepared for a general reorgani
zation of the system of taxation un
der tho territory. A proper corpora
tion tax following tho llnea of thnt
enacted by the New York Legislature
will particularly appeal to tho small
property holders who are now sharing
a good sized proportion of government
It Is hardly necessary to state that
tho Dulletln has for many months been
advocating tho appropriation of de
partment funds by tho Council of
State. When tho Dulletlu docs not
win out, In splto of tho combined gov
ernment opposition to American meth
ods,, tho event is ono of the exceptions
that proves tho rule. Gradually even
tho Hawaiian government is coming to
appreciate that -tho one way and tho
only way to successfully administer tho
affairs of an American territory Is to
hew strictly to tho American line.
GETTING THE NEWS.
Publication by tho Dulletln of n
complete rovlow of tho Hawaiian bill
as passed by tho United States Senate
gavo a good oxamplo of tho continued
success of tho Dullctln In giving tho
people tho news and tho truth about It
In advance of any of Its contemporar
ies. Simultaneously with tho publica
tion of tho Scnato bill bythls paper, a
contemporary gavo tho announcement
that copies of tho House bill of which
n very full rovlow had been given by
Associated Press despatches about two
weeks ngo, "had been received In Ho
nolulu." It forthwith proceeded to
glvo a now review of tho bill less com
plete than that furnished by tho As
sociated Press. And this was dished up
aa "news." It was "news" as Judged
by the Dulletln's contemporary. It was
not only second hand, but was merely
tho bill as reported to tho Houso of
Hcprcsentatlvcs and Is likely to bo
changed throughout beforo finally
enacted by the body.
Whllo tho Dullctln was spending
money and effort news gathering In tlio
Interests of Its patrons Its government
contemporaries wero wool gathering
and devoting all thrlr time to working
up material with which to make per
sonal attacks for political purposes.
Tho Utilletln's contemporaries did not
publish tho Senate bill for the very
good reason thnt they did not have tlio
document In their possession. The
comparntlvo vnluo to tho community
of a bill passed by tho Senate and n
bill reported to tho House needs no
The Dullctln led tho way In obtain
ing tho latest Assoclntcd Press news
from San Francls'co, It was the pioneer
In securing a special Washington cor
respondent, and at all times It gives
all tho news and the truth about It.
Thnt tho people appreciate tho work In
their Interests Is evidenced by the con
stantly Increased subscription list,
street Bales and advertising patronage
for all of which tho Bulletin makes
COUNTING THE EXPENSE.
Tho principal valuo of a discussion
of tho expenditures mada during tho
plague crisis will be the demonstra
tion how well those who havo posed
as captious critics have performed the
tasks placed upon them. Every citi
zen of those Islands appreciates that
It would bo a soven day wonder were
tho pcoplo and tho authorities to
emerge from tho difficult situation
thrust upon them by the plague and the
Chinatown Are without some mistakes
made and some money wasted. As a
rulo tho pcoplo havo risen above per
sonal effort and political strife and
joined their effort as becamo minly,
broad minded men. Some of our good
citizens, however, saw fit to bring into
tho campaign an clement of critical
comment which resulted in adding In
creased complications to a state of af
fairs already fraught with difficulties.
This criticism continued to tho point
of questioning tho motives of men of
recognized honor and Integrity. That
these men held quietly and manfully to
their task unmindful of the rattle
brained attacks upon them was not the
fault of tho critics.
Now that tho tlmo has arrived when
a trial balance can be taken tho people
have nn opportunity to size up the ac
tive agents for what thoy aro worth.
By no means tho least responsibility
resting upon the leaders was the prop
er expenditure of the peoplo's money.
According as men in permanent and
temporary authority show that they
have madp every dollar count, they will
bo deserving of the confidence which
tho pcoplo placed in them. To thoso
who assumed only to do their best,
having at all tmles tho Interests of
tho community at heart, the taxpayers
will bo disposed to accept tho will for
the deed. Tho wiseacres who assumed
to know It all nnd run the wholo affair
rough shod when their Individual
opinions wero not followed, the pcoplo
naturally havo n right to ask, what
havo you dono with your talent?
ANOTHER UUPNING QUESTION.
To burn or not to burn that's tho
question. In a maturely considered
editorial last week, the News sug
gested tho propriety of removing Ka
hulul from Its present sito to a place
where It would bo perfectly freo from
plague taint. Whether this will bo dono
or not, Is a question which vitally In
terests everyone who expects to do nny
business In Kahulul, from tho hum
blest Chlucso peddler to tho lnrgcst
vessel which loads and unloads there.
Dut whether tho whole town be moved
or not, there Is still n question the de
cision of which Is awaited with Inter
est, and that Is whether or not tho
storo buildings Infested with plague
smitten rats shall bo destroyed with
Tho News thinks that the govern
ment should placo n fair valuation on
this property stores, warehouses nnd
nil other buildings which nro known to
ho Infested with Knhulul rats and burn
them at once. Tho people, tho mer
chants, tho shippers nnd above nil tho
sugar planters simply cannot afford to
take nny chances on having tho plague
break out again nt Kahulul, and It la
rto bo hoped that tho Hoard of Health
will fully and faithfully Investigate
this matter, nnd If they arrlvo at tho
decision that tho public health und
safety depend on tho destruction of
these, buildings, then they cannot bo
burned too soon.
MAUI'S JUST DEMAND.
Maul lias a demand to mako ot t a
government, and that Is that Inter
Island mall service shall bo maintained
at any reasonnlilo coat. Thero can
hardly be a good excuse for leaving us
on Maul without news from Honolulu
for two weeks nt a tlmo as has just
"I was Just wondering,"
"How much money Kcntuck raises
overy year for foreign missions. In
THE EVENING BULLETIN: HONOLULU, IT. 1., 8ATU11DAY,
The Pacific'Iardware Co,
Fort Street, corner Merchant
Lamps, Chandeliers end Lanterns.
Latest patterns at bargain prices.
Table and Pocket Cutlery.
Choice lines never before shown in Honolulu.
Engravings, Paintings and Artists'
Picture Framing in
ings are up-to-date coming
Our Prices are the
best and experience has shown
satisfaction by placing their orders with us
Full lines in all goods challenge competition.
MONEY FOR YOU.Isew book bdlletin
Thli will IhImmI ycu If you an D"",l," f '
ny one ot thousand of foilj:n (amlllM noe
money or tata ate now In ehrcry.
A cnmpltte lis ol renonf ho hve tell money or
tstatM lo Itie valu ol
The heir ol hlch are now turpni'J lo be In the United
Stiles but whose rresem ntrmuii ....--...
You many hive money, helrlconf, or estates
WAITING FOR YOU.
It Is not surprising lhat Inajopulallon ovai
,id amonjr people contain nelimlllci which can
trace beck their ancestry lor cemuiU I. that even with
families ol no noiethe ramltica-lons are extraordi
nary, the ties ol telatlorshlp often yawing Irom
Peers to Peasants, though all springing Irom one
::: Ti. ........ ,h.t thtre 1 near v Sioo.-
000.000 In money and estates golnf a-begging L!?. " .
a little extravagant nut it win noi .pr' "-"
dlnary when It Is remembend that the " "
elonreglered alphabetical list ol P"'
have b en adv.rtlsd tor all over the world since the
beelnnlng ol the century, In. luting cn.ncery net .
next ol kin. and legatees ol persons who hayeded
Intestate In Great firlt.ln. Europe. melca ard the
British colonies, ine main source. .";-"""
monies are: unclaimed olvlden.-a on Government
stocks: dormant lud In chant.ty: Army and Navy
Prue Money: Estates ol persons who have died Intes
tate without known next-ol-kln: unclaimed dlvld.nds
In bankruptcy: f eneral unclaimed dlvlJends and un
claimed bark deposits. We are also prepared to
firnTsh certlflcatesol Ulr.hs. Dea.h. and MtI'K
and official Crest or Coat ol Arms ol our larally
We are the only firm In America who make a special
ty ol establishing claims ol helrs-at-law and next-ol-kln.
WE ASK NO FEE
Until claim has been settled.
Enclose five a cent rm rlcan stamps or ten cents In
silver lor trailing, wrapping. K.. na '' ""i
you a book containing lull Information F Kbfc.
Write and see II you are among the lucky ones.
The Heirs At-Lnvv Collection Co.,
loth a'd Chesnut streets. St Louis. Mo.
Perflval Adams. M. A L L. U. Counselor-at-taw.
tlrhlsh Counsel lor the Comrany.
-: 1900 :-
"Pim," "Campbell," "Sears"
and Champion Rackets.
Also, Nets and Marking Tapes.
Pad CycieT MTg Co.
R. A. DEXTER, Manager.
KHI.KIIS' 11I.OCK, - - VOHTT
Real : Estate s Agent,
No. 9 Bethel St , near P. O.
I have In traJe exchange, with payment
to boot, cash, a nice town prorertvwhh
a pood yearly Income. Party wants to
trade In land In any part of the Hawaiian
Pleas send me your rdet 1470ml
all its branches. Our Mould
direct from Eastern Factories.
Lowest, our work is the
buyers, that they get better
Golden Rule Bazaar
"A DAUGHTER OF THE VINE"
By Gertrude Atherton.
"BLIX" By Frank Norris.
"THE MARKET PLACE"
By Harold Frederic.
"COFFEE AND REPARTEE AND
"NO. 5 JOHN STREET"
By RLhard Whiting.
A MANIFEST DESTINY"
By Julia Magruder.
iitur mRn f. np a rPNTi iv
By Mrs. Burton Harrison.
"WHITE MAN'S AFRICA"
"OOM PAUL'S PEOPLE"
"WHEN KNIGHTHOOD WAS IN
"IN CONNECTION WITH THE
And many others
S16 FORT STREET.
ARE AMONG THE TIMELY
THINGS of the new year. Never In the
history of neckwear has there been so
many varieties made of the very cholce-t
silks. Pattern designs are characteristics
of these new makes. String Ties, Puffs,
Scarfs, Four-ln-Hands, English Sqiares
and many other of the latest patterns are
to be found In our stock. A fine article of
neckwear has become a necessity to him
who would be well dressed. No part of
his dress Is more conspicuous, and when
the best tan be bought for what Inferior
-,i. rncT MnriNC cum 11 n pacc
Kill 'UJ S f MW ,..t w,...lk.k nut.
BYTHb BARGAINS WE ARE NOW
The New Year Begets
FOR THE BOYS. Have ycu ever stop
ped to think what a difference there is In
the makes of boys' clothing ? Many suits
are bought because the price Is low. It Is
olten the price that governs the purchaser,
and not the quality or the substantial
makes. This theory seems to be based on
the Idea that any kind of a suit Is good
enough fur a boy, as he will soon wear It
out. That Is not good economy, for if you
would pay a little more, and consider qual
ity and make, you would have a suit for
the boy that would always look well and
outwear two suits ot tne interior grades.
To buv the best Is money In pocket: to
buy the poorest Is moaey wasted. We
make a specialty to keep the best at popu
tSJ" Remember we have the Knox
Agenct for Men's Hats and are Sole Agent
for Dr. Delmel's Linen Mesh Underwear.
MA KOH 17, 1W0."
.ja!-"- I B aV '" ' ' ...
A special invitation isextendcd to everybody to visit Ho
nolulu's most delightful residence
Kaiulani Drive aptly termed, the Via Maxima or Grand
boulevard, and in itself an artistic piece of engineering affords
easy access to all points, as also scenic and morine views of
exquisite grandeui at every turn.
Contracts have heen let for material, and the work of
construction, equipping and installation placed, in the hands of
a competent electrical engineer to be fully completed by June
1st. Having an independent power plant we are prepared to
furnish electric power for lighting, heating' nj ocicr purposes,
to our home builders at most reasonable rates.
Our reservoirs are now completed and water mains laid so
as to supply each lot. Permits fori making water connection
will be granted on application.
An inspection of the attractive" homes Tnow building, or
the names of purchasers of lots, will convince anyone that
PACIFIC HEIGHTS is the choicest and most select of aU;the
residence sites of Honolulu.
the office of
BRUCE WARINGI& CO.
HAWAIIAN DRY GOODS ASSOCIATION.
Te:m.ple cf STaeliioxi.
Closed March 13th,
Until Further Notice,
On Account of
(Nine Different Views.)
Children's Books and
Toys at Reduced
Hawaiian News Co,,
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Dentist. Office, Klrg Street Stables;
Telephone 1083. Calls, day or nlcht,
promptly answered; specialties, obstetrics
and lameness. M&Hf
J. A Morgan, Horse Shoeing Shop, RE
OPENED March 15, Queen street near
Richard. First clas work guaranteed.
Good View. Good Health.
prices, terms, etc., apply at
IT IS SAID ft
That Thos. A. Edison used to walk op
and down every night In front of the first
house he lighted with electricity until the
lights were extinguished, for fear that the
house would burn down; and we are wm
that any Irsurance man present, If his
house were wired and lighted in the urn
way as that first building would be a
gf od deal more scared than was Edison.
In the short space of time that has passed
since then so many Improvements havo
been Introduced that now a house HghteO
by electricity Is a better fire risk than with
any other artificial light.
Oceanic Gas and
Electric Co., Ltd.
We beg to Inform the public that wo
are In a position to furnish good and re
FORT STREET EMPLOYMENT
AGENCY, 404 Fort street.
Next Blurt Jeweller. Hours: 9 to u
a. 111., 2 to 5 p. m. I46yim
Hack Stand No. 32
Say) do you know where I can get a
good carrlago? Surol At the Hawa
iian Hotel Carrlago Co., comer Hotel
and Richards streets. Tel. 32. Noth
ing but first class carrlago and e
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I the Spanish war In the Philippines.