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THE EVENING BULLETIN: HONOLULU, H. I., TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 1900.
Published Every Day except Sunday.
at 210 King Street Honolulu,
II. I., by the
BULUrrtN HJllMSIHM. COMPANY
V R. FAniUNOTON IMltor
DAN1H1. I.OOAN Cltv i:dltoi
Per month, anywhere 'n II. I.. ..$ 75
Per jenr, In II. 1 S 00
Per j ear, postpaid, U. S., Canada
or Mexico 1000
Vct vcar, postpaid, ovher foreign
Fnyablo Invariably In advance.
Post Ofllco Ilox "IS
Tfi:SI)AY irXU 2J, 1S00
Oppontnts of prompt municipal or
ganization tlnd n chlllv reception for
their honest though tnlstaKen view
among Hawaii's progressive citizens.
Honolulu will prove to the satlsfac
tlon of nil patriotic citizens that how
ever frcouentlv celebrations may fol
low each other, theie Is alw-avs plen'v
of enthusiasm on tnp for the fourth t
As an example In the advantages ol
municipal government. It would be po-
slide for the cltv council to settle the
street numbering busings within a
week of Its being brought up for dis
cussion. Humors of murder let loose In the
Chinese capital Mils the barbaric I
Idood of even civilized nations. If this
story proves not to be n canard, cer
tain It Is that China will pav the penal
ty In rivers of Idood.
A special session without n special
election will solve the legislative
problem without arousing serious op
position from the other islands or giv
ing lcic.il iltlzens to believe that their
interests are being slighted.
One ofSupt. McCindless" stioughohU
Is his energetic effort to find w.i.vi nml
means when he finds I lie people ic-
ciueMlng nn improvement that cm bei
furnlslied 1) ills depnitneu- What
ever mistakes are made ,u this Mic
tion will lie counted in Mi M'Cand
Really th most remarkable feattno
of the Fourth of Jul) niieting was the
case with vvhli h T M. Cults Stewari
proposed that the li.ilrni.in of die
meeting appoint the geneiul ceimmlt
tee. Which goes to show that slnt"
are not to be fe.iicd when pupating for
the celebration" of the Deelaiatlon i.f
To think that Cell. Otis should have
been greeted by an ovation on his re
turn to his old home In Rochester, N.
Y. and that en Joe Wheeler should
come-up from the South to participate
In the Jollification. The autl-lmpeilal
ami Democratic pi ess have evlelentl.v
made h serious error In balancing up
the account of Gen. Otis' stundliii;
with the. people.
The wise men who oppose the num
bering of houses In Honolulu lire
doubtless past masters In the ait of
always seeking something foi nothing.
Tin; price of house numbers is a elu
e Idedly small premium for house
holders to pa for the pi iv liege of hav
ing their mall dellveied each day Civic
pride Is not expressed bj n polio thai
"' 1 1
puts up with old customs lucauiiO
modern conveniences cost n little moie.
If Hawaii will adopt the pi 1 ley of
assessing property hohlcis for bcttei
ments to their holdings rerultlng fiom
street widening and extension the Chi
natown problem would nn' present
very serious dllllcultles. Heretofou
street widening has nlwns bun con
elucted on the basis that ttrent Jiiintige
Is clone the propertj owner, when In
nine cases out of ten his land has been
very much enhanced In vnlue. Thus the
government pays the full priie for
damage and private Individuals get ull
Members of the rtepublliali Ten I
torlal committee were placed In olllio
to discuss and decide upon such n
course of action as shall make for tho
best Interests of the party ns n whole.
If the secretary of the committee Is tn
be selected from outside members of
the party, the name of Charles
Wilcox Is earnestly recommended
Mr. Wilcox has proven himself
first class worker, he has a wide
aiciualntanie and high standing
thioughotit the Islands and Is general
ly admitted to be emlnoiitl) lapnblo of
performing tho duties of the position
ILL TIMED OPPOSITION.
Opposition to municipal organization
throughout the Territory does nut
come as a surprise. This opposition
vvus to a certain extent apparent In tho
discussion of the Hawaiian bill be
fore Congressional committees and was
so far successful that the original
aWndmciit, making municipal organ
ization mandatory, wns modified leav
Ing the m.itttr optional.
In some quarters this opposition Is
promptid by the personal eleslie to
keep up the old custom of holding tho
iidmiiilstiation of affairs tluoughout
while otheis tuko the slow' going, In
different view tliut the Islands have
;" undcrithe sistem ofiicn-
HEM i the Tenltory in the hnnds of
trnlltatlon for nil these years nml they
see no l.mnullfilc necessity for n
change, even ns nn American Territory.
If Honolulu nml the Hawaiian Terri
tory In to forever roll In the ilolelrum"
of nuptial plot rumination a.i ' In'.i.Ter
eiire, then there Is Indeed no Ininied'
ate necessity for nitinlilpit organlza
tlon In Honolulu. Hllo or any other
place In the Islands. On the other
hand. If the ,e'itl7cns of the Tetrltorj'
propose to fulfill the dut of their high
(itllltiK as American cltlrelia, lend their
efforts to am h measures as bIi.iII mak1!
for the continued progress of the Inl
ands and the development of the Tei-
rltory on the limnd American lines of
modern advancement, and therehj give
to the citizens of ecry Island, town
and hnmkt the full degree of home rule
to which they are entitled. If It Is the
honest desire to mine forward, not
backward, the people will not hesitate
to grapple manfully with the problems
of the hour as presented by the orgnnl
7.itlon of municipalities.
A slight Increase In taxation may In
deed result from the orgnnWutloii of I
town, county nml city corporations, but
experience has proved that the house -holder.
or merchant cannot Invest his
monev to better ndvuntnge.
As the Territorial law gives Hawaii
a guv eminent practically Independent
so municipal government will give
(IH. (tJ nti t0WI1 the full freedom of
Independent progressive action tut
will meet the clemn'nds of local Inter
ests. The time has passed when the
people lire satisfied with or tnelf In
tel csts best served by bolus tied down
to the sn so of the cnpltol building of
Honolulu. They will not nllow the
wheels of American progress to be
clogged by Indifference or the possible
personal or local ndvuntiige gained by
Good Returns From
Any one skeptical of the results of
municipal opualloii should larefuliv
stud) English gas Listen . not only be
cause, next to water, the gas Indusrtv
nml Its management by municipalities
.Is the oldest of nil) uiunlelp.il under
I taking for ptollt, but because most of
the opponents of such public operation
,mt. ,. lt ,,, 11(!i,n8t lmMU
opt ration of water works and cone en
tinted attention on gas nml i.lei trli lt,
1 have made a study of lu'i prlvate
o .uml gas companies anil "'. pu)dii
plants In noithciii counties using tin
latest returns to the House of Com
mons that ale ut hand, viz. those fori
tin' fiscal cur ISliT-V These piivntci
companies with salts of lu i,:!7.iU no i
feet, ucelveil fiom gas, lent of meters
and stoves and fiom icsldiials and oth
ei Sonne s 74 7 cents per l.'itiil feet.
The public plants, belling :iU,ult,:Ul,nipii I
feet, obtained 75 1 cents, oi seven-1
tenths of ii cent more than the private
companies. On the othei liiiud, not,
only were tin operating expenses, lie
fore ileilui ting residuals, :.,': cents less
In the public plants, being ti'2.1 cents
per l.lioo feet, as compared with ."4.7 1
cents lu the private1 companies, but the j
consumer obtained three iidvantagis
f loin his slightly higher pament of
less than thuc-tiiiaitcrs of n cent per
I.OdU fill on the uvurage. One of these
advantages nros" fiom the consider
able iiaytnnt to the sinking fund, so
that ultlmntel.v, after the debt tins been
paid, the cities will be; able to sell
Bus ut meirl operating cost, If they
so eleslie In the second place, so far
as the iciiitumir Is u tuxpujer, relief In
tat bin den from the net prollts of the
gns works equaled iii n laige piopnrtlnu
of easts' the very slight advantage of
the gns consumers of the public plants,
and one that alone ninth more tlinu
counterbalances the above thrcc-epiai-tcrs
of u cent of Increased chat go, was
the higher eandle power. Of the gas
sold by the public plants in these sl
lioithern counties, 41.8 per cent wns
above 18.5 candle power and only 2.3
I er lent wns below 10 a candle powc
' while of the sales liy the private com
panics only 27.5 per lent was above
18.5 candle power, nml 37 per cent was
below 10.5 candle power. A ilenier II
lustiatlon of the superfluity of public
munuKcmint under what the crltlis
consider suhstantlull) similar condi
tions could not be imagined. To hi'
sure, tho average sales of the 1011 pri
vate plants, of about 142,000,000 feet,
was considerably less than the average
salts of 200,000,000 feet In the public
plants, but after the output of u plant
reaches 110,000,000 feet the iconomlea
do not Inciease rapidly vylth the In
crensn of another 120,000,000 feet. In
the above companies Is sold nenily onu
iiilf of fhe gus of the public-owned
plants and one-fifth of that of the pil-vate-ovvniel
plants of the United King
dom. It Is no wonder that during the past
ten years thirty-eight private gas
works have been bought by titles and
no changes have inclined In the op
posite direction In Great Ilrltnln. There
would be much more rapid change to
public ow net ship of the gas Industry
were It not for tho English laws, which
prevent u municipality entering upon
this business without first buying out
the existing company at Its fiunthlsc
vnlue. (Ins franchises In England were
granted many deeueles ago, befeno limi
tations of time and provisions for pub
lic purchase at reasonable prices weie
On March G, 1SS9. the Local Oovern
mtnt Donrd, as previous!) orcleiecl by
the House of CommonB, submitted n re
fill n of nil the leading municipal un
dertakings from which any revenue Is
derived In tho I'nlted Kingdom. It ap
pears that the average annua! net
profit on water works during the five
yenis ended March 31, 189S, was 4.2
per cent of the outstanding capital, lu
gas works the profit was 7.47 per cent,
in tramwas 6.j per tent, und electric
lighting 4.(5. per tent, making a total
nvcrage profit of 3,215,281. or 5.14
per cent of the total capital outstund
Ing In Marth, IMS. of C 02.517,009.
total uverage annual net Income on
ccituln other municipal undei takings,
kiii li as murkets, baths, ccTiuctciles,
working (lass dwellings and pleis, wns
CS0S.3S7. or 47 per cent of the capi
tal of t.335,2fi3 Still other under
takings of municipalities, such ns sew
age disposal, slaughter houses, public
libraries, haibois. etc, were not In
vestigated, blnio the revenue fentmo
fevv.Vvvlth them' Is Intentionally und rightly
made subordinate to consociations a
health, education und general social ad
vantage In their maniige ment. H.
Ilemls. N. Y. Times.
OF LATEST PATTERNS;
Have just been received. Also a new lot of FRAMES and
EASELS. We make Picture
large stock of Mouldings can
The Pacific Hardware Co,
LAUORIiKS ON HAWAII.
Hllo, June 23 -There seem to have
I been some slight "enieutes" at vailous
I times and places on tills island dm In,;
the past week, us well lis on the other
Islands of the gioup; u state of affairs
which was only to he expetted at the
1 period of transition fiom the old to the
new political ami Industrial leglme.
j On the whole, however, these tumbles
I have for the most pait settled them
selves when the mlsiiiideistandlii.
which occasloueil them was tonecti'd.
I III most cases u desire on the part of
the Japanese contract l.ihoieis to So
nne their camelled conduits pievlous
to pioceedlug witli their labois caused
a suspension of woik, and wherever
this wns gi .lilted theni, ns ut Walakea,
the) settled down cpiletly to eain their
Inead "at the old stand" ns fiee labor
ers, making no dlstuibunie when tiug
leudeis, who had stilled them up to
scive their own inels, weie dlbcliiiigc'd
hythe plantation management.
Tho leal leadeis and dliettuis of the
Japanese eveiyvvliere nie at ting with
discretion und good faith , and will
probably bo able to guide their iiiuii
trymen thiough this critical peilod to
tho satisfaction of all save the deliber
ate and malicious muliouteuts, Til
hiinc. HILO POST OPHCE 6C0RDD.
Hllo, June 23. II. II. Hall, who icp
lesents the United Stutes I'ostolUce De
partment, ntilved In Hllo on Wednes
day's Jiliiuu and left for Honolulu by
return boat. Mr. Hail'B visit was to
consult with the postiil ollkials lieio
relative to the conduct ami manage
ment of this branch of the Terittoiiul
.Mr. Hull siijs: "The piesent p'ost
olllin (punters mo a disgrace to tho
town ami tho (loveinment, and some
thing must be done to make an Im
provement In this lespect once. Tho
United States (lovernment will eieit a
suitable building heie without doubt
ill the near future. In the meantime
something must lie done to lemove the
I post olllio to moie decent cpiaiteis,
Mr. Hull, while hem, endeuvoied to
find loom In some of tho new blocks,
but nothing available was altogether
siitlsfattory. It Is piobable, however,
that some change will lie made.
As soon as tho buslucss of tint olllie
reaches $1)000 pei month the fieo de
livery system will he Iniiumu .iti-il. It
Is now within $2200 of that maiK, and
ut tho present rate of Incieuso this tin
imminent In serilie is not faruwuy,
ic Cvclo Co,
Frames to order, and from our
suit any taste.
A SPRING MESSAGE
To Our Friends and Patrons.
SI'HINO IS WITH US onco again.
nml as wo extend tho Beacon's greeting.
we would like to have you think of us
first when jou contemplate tho pur
thasc of your
IP YOU IIAVn UnHN a customer of
The KubIi In former years, wo will
want to continue, jour patronage; hut
If )ou are not within the fold und have
never been, you will mako a mistake.
If you will favor us with a call, if ou
will allow us to show you our spring
beauties in Suits, Shirts, Hats, etc., wc
are suro of winning you to tho extent
of giving us a trial this season. Our
name receives consideration among nil
fashionable dressers, and Is a guaran
tee of the best CLOTHING and PUll
NISII1NO OOODS.AT IlKSHT I'lUCUS.
What ou will buy of us vvlil ho right,
It must bo right.
iinun you will sni: in our
Clothing flno tailoring nt Its best; here
jou will find qualities ns represented,
mid prices in every Instance tho lowest
consistent with the grndo of our gar
ments. Wo will refund you jour
money on any article purchased of us
thnt Is not entirely satisfactory. When
you are satisfied and pleased we shall
be, but not before. Vis, wo ore malt
ing n bid for your trade. Can wc have
It? SINCKnCLY YOURS,
Telephones 676 nnd 96.
P. () Box 558
been thinking of
Boxes of Prang's
Water Color Paints
For Hale by
Hawaiian News Co,,
ELECTION OF OFFICERS.
At the adiournrd annuil mectlmr of the
HAWAIIAN FIBRE COMPANY, LTD..
the following named persons were elected
as officer to serve for the ensu'ng year.
rresmeni, v-ecu urovvn.
Vice-President, M. P Robinson.
Secretary and Treasurer, Walter C.
Auditor, W. G. Ashley.
The sarnie constitute the Hoard of
WALTER C. WEEDON.
Hmyallan Automobile -Co.,
Assessments have been called on the
Assessable Stock if this company as to
become cue and payable at the office cf
Castle & Cooke, LU, on
June ist, iqoo, to per cent, (fio.ooper
share); delinquent Julv 31st, 1000.
July 1st, tejoo, 15 per cent, if 1 5.00 per
snare;; ceiinduent juiv 31st.
W. A. BOWbN. Treasurer.
Hawaiian Automobile Co., Lt'd
S2? 00 reward will be paid for Informa
tlon which wl I lead to the discovery of
trie w of W. U. Clench, drawn n '01
or 'ej4 by C. V. Ashford, at Honolulu Hale,
on Mercli.mt street, or to the proof of the
names of th: two wltnesfes thcetn, by
PHILIP L. WEAVER.
Attorney ,it l..iw, Merchant St., Honolulu.
P. O. Box No. 1 s.1, is6mw
The stock books of the HAWAIIAN
SUGAR CO., will be clocd to transfers
from Monday. Jupe 25th, to Saturday,
June 30II1, both inclusive.
1 50512 W. L. HCM'PEH, Secretary.
Good Air. Good View. Gooo Health.
A special invitation is extended to everybody to visit Ho
nolulu's most delightful residence site
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 marine views of
exquisite grandeui at every turn.
Contracts have been 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 and other 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 for making water connections
will be granted on application.
An inspection of the attractive homes now building, or
the names of purchasers of lots, will convince anyone thai
PACIFIC HEIGHTS is the choicest and most select of all the
residence sites of Honolulu.
For further information, prices, terms, etc., apply a
the office of
BRUCE WARING & CO.
"HAWAIIAN SONGS 1
40 Selected ones for $3.00
-FOR SALE AT THE
HAWAIIAN BAZAAR, MASONIC TEMPLE.
Comer Hotel and Alakea Streets.
FIRST To bo absolutely PUnKOLIVB
SECOND To give perfect satisfaction
to tho consumer.
THIRD To not become rancid on the
shelf, If kept In the package
The manufacturer offers to pay Sinn
for uny bottle of Gilford's Olive Oil in
original package, found to contain any
AX A.11 O-rooers.
ARTISTIC METAL SIGNS
ARTISTIC WINDOW DISPLAY
will help you to Jo It.
Till 1IG3T IS CllliAPUST
therefore our M4 Is lwavi I he lowe-M
because ttiert art no teitei gooJt miJe than thoie
: When you are fixing up the ui ttir or
plannlni; a new one consult us regarding how to
au m in kiyif. f .
. UetUes Signs an4 Display Fixtures we are
prepare J to figure witn you on any kind nt Interior
tin lift or furniture In thewa ot i ft ice ur nore fixtures
partition sfwivine, tic, in nara woods of all kinds.
Plans anj designs for the asking of
Lewers & (Mb,
Fourth of July!
IN TOWN - - -
Stars, and Strlpo, cotton and muslin.
GONSALVES & CO., Ld
Oliccn. bet. Fort and
!5(J0tK Kaahumanu streets.
Henry Waterhouse & Co
Prlvntc John Spoiled It,
On the floor of the House, nt least,
the Hon. Amos Cummlngs of New
York has pro eel a failure ns a friend
of Injuied hlrds, and all on account cf
Irrepressible John Allen of Tupelo,
-Miss. Hcpiesent.itic Laccy's hill to
preent th elmportntlon of certain of
the feathered trlhe was under discus
sion, says a Washington correspondent
nnd .Mr. Cummlngs wus telling how
wicked the t'nglish sparrows are.
"Only the other day," ho said "I
was walking through the Capitol
giounds when I saw- a poor little rohln
sunounded hy sparrows that were
picking It to pieces. At my nppro.irh
the spat row 8 fled, hut the rohln wns
unahle to use Its wings, I picked It tiji
aipl took it to my home, n short dis
tance away. There I gave it a drink of
inanely, and It died a moment later.
Under Its wings "
"If It were the samo stuff jou gave
me .vesterday, I wonder ic lived that
moment," hroko In Trlvnto John,
.Mr. Cunimlugs looked reproach
fully at .Mr. Allen and sat down, while
the House roared. What was under
that robin's wings will never ho puo
llshed In the Congressional Record.
(To the Memory of Robert Hums.)
Why sigh for hlni whose earthly daya
Are spent In ordinary ways,
Who merely plods along,
And, after all Is done, lies clown
Without high honors or renown,
Unglorifled in song?
No fools will dig up stoin's then
To pass along to futuro men,
Or wrangle o'er his dust,
Or cull hi 111 gieut or write him down
As soulless mountebank or clown
To him the giave Is Just,
g. i: Klser In Chicago Times-Herald.
FRED J. CROSS,
Consulting and Superintending; r'
Electrical 0 Hydraulic
Flnctro rlyelrHUlic Power Transmission
REPORTS AND ESTIMATES
FURNISHED. . . .
With Catton-Noll Co., Queen utreet.
Office noJt to Po. ..ffloe. 1221
J A MES T. TAYLOR,
M. Am. Soc. C. B.
06 Judcl lllock. Tele. .1S.
Honolulu Iron Works Co
Improved und modern SUGAR MA
CHINERY of every capacity and de
scription made to order. Holler work
nndj 1UVCTED I'H'KS for Irrigation
purposes a specialty. I'jrtlctilnr utten-
turn paid to JOU WOBK. and rcpalrB
eycuieu at suortcst u
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