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Vol. IX. No. 1GU
HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER L5 1900
AdVurttyir ' 'til
IW on tyM -Jam
. ' v'rai
Pit km: 5 Cents, m
Yet He Declines to De
clare Himself a '
ALLOWED HIS NAME
TO.fin nN'-TirlfTUi4Uc tarty tras'h'omored mo with a
.- wi iininr.r , ., , .... .a-
Several Democrats Talk of Mr. Da
mon's NominationThey Pre
ferred to Put Him at the
Foot of the Ladder.
Hon. S. M. Damon, who recstvfl the
Democratic nomination for a Represent
tatlvc of the Fifth district, was ashed I
by a Bulletin reporter this morning 1
he weie a Democrat
"I think you had better nsk 'hat
question of some of the leaders of the
Democratic party. Perhaps Mr. Kin
ney could give you the Information, or
"Have you accepted the nomination?
You would not object to receiving the
"Well, when n man Is In politics, ho
tvoulil be a fool to object to votes.
Still. I think I hod better not ?jy
much. I have been In politics enough
to know that the less one says, some
times, tho better."
Mr. Damon then answered a question
on a matter outside of politics which
the reporter was Investigating.
Colonel V. H. Cornwell, Democratic
National committee number for Ho
wall, was met near Mr. Damon's oftlie
nnd told of tho question which th-j
genial financier had referred to tho
"I can tell you, said the Colonel,
"that Mr. Damon gave permission to
put Ills name on the Democratic tick
et." "Yes," said Frank Drown, a col
league of Mr. Damon on the ticket; "I
asked Mr. Damon If he would accept j
nomination from the Democratic party,
nnd he answered that ho would be
pleased to do so. We might put his
name on our ticket, nnd he thanked me
for tendering him a nomination."
Us ft rui fat ft Ha Pa Ha ra ra M Pa rt. ?x m f fa fa Ha Ho fjt rcj fa pa R a
Tho Republican party of tho Territory of Hawaii In convention assembl
ed hereby make tho following declaration of principles, to the support of
which wo and our candidates are ploiged:
We heartily endorse tho platform of tho National Republican party nnd
tho nominations thereupon of William McKlnley for President and Theodoro
Roosevelt for Vice President of the United States.
We believe In the equality of all men under Just laws of their own mak
ing and we shall oppose any restriction or limitation of the suffrage which we
now enjoy under the Territorial Act.
Wo shall, as speedily as posslblo, endeavor to secure Statehood for this
We demand moro speedy improvement of our harbors, wharfago and
lauding facilities throughout this Territory to meet the requirements of nur
rnpldly Increasing commerce, and wo shall strive to secure from the National
Government appropriations for tho Improvement of our harbors, the erectl'm
of public bulldlngs'and for other public needs.
We recognize the Importance to this Territory and to the country of tho
construction of the Nicaragua canal under governmental ownership and
control, and pledge our party's earneat and continued efforts to secure the
early commencement and completion of the work, nnd we urge upon ths
United State Congress the prompt enactment of such legislation ns shall se
uro the construction of the Pnclflc cable.
We favor the employment on all publlo works of only qualified voters
nnd citizens of tho Territory. Wo balleve that eight hours should constitute
n legal day's work for oil laborers, mechanics nnd other persons employed on
We recommend continued liberal appropriation for tho maintenance and
comfort of our unfortunate fellow citizens nt Kalaupapa, Molokal, In order
that (heir segregation may be os snull a misfortune ns possible.
Wo declare ourselves -In favor of the extension of tho homestead prin
ciple and tho piompt enactment by Congress of such law as will provide fur
the early settlement nnd Improvement of our publlo lands under tho super
vision of the local authorities, and with tho least difficulty and expense to tho
Wo favor the establishment of county and municipal governments as soon
We oppose all trusts andfnior.oplles and all combinations tending to con
trol supplies and prices.
We advocate that a liberal allowance be appropriated by the Legislature
for tho uso and benefit of Lllluokalanl.
Wo earnestly request tho Congress of tho United States to amend that
portion of tho Territorial Act which provides that tho English languago only
shall be used In legislative proceedings so as to permit tho uso of tho Hawa
iian language .
Wo favor the payment of nil Juet claims for losses caused by tho action
of "tho Board of Health In suppressing hubonlo plague, nnd In this connec
tion we urge that tho Congross of tho United States should provide aUo
means for such payment out of the customs receipts collected at tho ports
of this Tenitory.
We recognize tho necessity of reforming our system of taxation, nnd to
this end favor careful consldeiatlon cf tho wholo subject with a view to ad
justing tho public burden so that It haU bo least felt by the poor.
Relying upon tho wisdom nnd support of the oters of the Territory of
Hawaii and tho guidance of dlvlno providence, wo shall earnestly strive to
carry out the foiegolng declinations and to do whatever else may beneces
sary to porpetuato upon our tal a "government of tho poople, by tho'pooplo
and for the people"
Eugeno P. Sulllvnn, 'another I cad In?
Democrat, Bald: ", McCants Stcwai
asked me how wo got the namo rf
Sam. Damon on our ticket, nnd I told
Km we got it from hUKallhl banner
In the 'Republlcnn parade.' 'Only yo.i
put him too fnr ahead,' I said to Mc
Cants Stewart; 'you set him up (or
Governor, while we prefer to make
him begin at the foot of the ladder,
'And let him climb?"
PUA NOT A DEMOCRAT
Editor Evening pulletls: I notice lc
nomination on ineir iickci lor nepre-
aenUtlVe for the Fifth District, Island
of Oahu, lor which I thank them. Al
low me to publicly state that my adul
ation with the Independent party abso
lutely prevents my accepting any hon
ors' from the Democrats or others In the
campaign that Is now on. The issues
are such that the Hawaiian element
can not afford to repeat the mistakes of
the past. "United we stand, divided
. we fall," Is our watchword.
Yours for success,
Honolulu, Sept. 25, 1900.
At a meeting of the Central commit
tee of the Hoys' Brigade In tho Y. M. C.
A. hall last night, Theo. Richards as
president and II. E. Coleman as secre
tary, were tc-clccted. It was decided
to open the Palama and Punchbowl
clubs Thursday night of this week. A
committee consisting of Major Wilson
and John Watcrhoiisc was appointed to
look Into the matter of a suitable uni
form. It was stated that Mr. Waldron,
who Is to take chargo of the Industrial
work of the Brigade, will bo hero on
the next steamer.
BAKER In Honolulu, Sept. 24, 1900,
Rufina Mallna Mallhlnlleokapu, be
loved wife of C. Baker and Laughter
of the late Hon. William Buckle.
Age, 36 years was born In Honolulu
Hale, Honolulu, Island ol Oahu,
May 5, 1864.
REGISTRATION ROLLS ARK NOW
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DUTY OF EVERY REPUBLICAN TO
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Great sale of boots and shoes at 5
:ents on tho dollar at L. B. Kerr &
Co.'s shoe bouse, corner of Fort an?
the Republican Hosts
Unanimous Choice of Republican Party Convention
Delegate to Congress - Able Nominating
Speech by A. B. Loebenstein -Closing
Hourswof Convention Marked by
The rap of the gavel on tho presl-'
dent's desk shortly alter 3 o'clock yes
terday, called tho delegates to the Re
publican Territorial Convention to or
der for tho afternoon session. Tho
first business was the election of per
manent officers of tho Convention. The
chair named Dick Daly scrgcant-ut-arms.
The committee on rules anJ
permanent organization handed In the
following report by its chairman, Geo.
McLcod, and tho samo was read by Sec
To the Chairman 'and Members of the
Republican Convention for the Ter
ritory of Hawaii:
Gentlemen: Your committee on
rules and permanent organization begs
leavo to report ns follows:
We recommend that tho temporary
officers bo made permanent ofllrers of
this convention, nnd that this conven
tion elect the following addltlonnl offi
cers of this convention Ice chair
man, assistant secretary and stenog
rapher and scrgeant-at-arms.
Wo recommend the following ns the
order of business for this convention:
1. Report of committee on creden
tials. 2. Report of committee on rules and
3. Election of permanent officers of
I. Report of committee on platform.
5. Nomination of Dclegnto to Cun
gress. fl. Appointment of Territorial Cen
W recommend that this rouu-ntloii
shall proceed to appoint a Tcrrlt11rl.il
Central Commltteo which shall con
sist of thirty members chosen from
their respective election districts upon
the nomination of their respective elec
tion districts In this convention, each
district to bo entitled to as ninny mem
bers on such committee ns such dis
trict has representatives In thn House
of Representatives, who shall hold
office until the next Territorial conven
tion. Wo recommend that where any repre
sentative district. Is nut represented In
tho Territorial Central Committer tint
tho Territorial Central Commltteo shall
appoint nnd namo tho members of tho
Territorial Central Commltteo for that
district nnd who shall be residents of
tho district for which appointed.
The Territorial Central Committee
shall meet from time to time, elect siu.li
officers and promulgate such rules and
regulations as It sees lit, shall call all
conventions and primaries and conduct
the general campaign of the Republi
can party within tho Territory and
have general supervision of tho affairs
of the purty.
The chairman of said Territorial
Central Committee shall appoint, upon
tho nomination of tho members fro:n
their respective districts, an executive
commltteo to consist of nine membeis,
ns follows: Tho chairman or the Ter
ritorial Central Committee; from tho
First Representative District, ono;
ifrom tho Second Representative Dis
trict, one; from tho Third Representa
tive District, ono; from tho Fourth
Representative. District, two; from the
Fifth Representative. District, two;
from tho Sixth Representative District,
one. A majority shall constitute a
quorum of tho executive commltteo.
Our commltteo further recommends
that except as hereinbefore provided,
tho rules for parliamentary assemblies
as laid down in Cushing's Manual sbnll
bo followed by this convention. All of
which Is respectfully submitted.
(Signed). OEO. F. McLEOD,
J. D. PARIS,
Tho report of this committee was
ndopted unanimously as a whole. Th's
of cnurso provided for tho chairman
nnd secretary. J. L. Kaulukou was
nominated for the vice chairmanship
and before ho had finished nsklng ques
tions as to tho person who nominated
him and tho offlco, the chair announced
his unanimous election and tho secre
tary cast ono ballot for him. Mr.
Avety was elected assistant secretary
A. G, M. Robertson moved that thu
Convention go Into executive sesilo.j
to consider tho report of the committee
on platform. This was carried nnd the
sergeant-nt-arms was ordorod to clear
tho ruom. Whllo this was going on,
tho delegates got together nnd decided
to "open up" tho Convention. This
was dono lu Bhort order. A O. M, R0I1J
eitson, chairman of tho commltteo on
platform handed his report to Secretary
Hendry who read it In a clear tone.
After each section, the delegates ap
plauded and cheered vociferously. Sev
eral new planks and amendments wore
proposed and Inserted, nnd then tho
platform was adopted as a wholo as It
appears In another column.
On motion of J. L. Kaulukou, tin
Convention adjourned until 7:2)
o'clock. The next business was the
nomination of a Delegate to Washing
ton. When the evening session was open
ed at about 8 o'clock, nearly all tho
chairs not occupied by delegates wore
well filled with interested spectiUon.
The chairman stated tho order of busi
ness and then A. II. Loebenstein of tin
First District arose and, tuklng hlx
Place near the platform, began u nonil-
noting speech, tho equal of which has
nover been heard In Hawnll-nel. The
speaker was most eloquent nnd from
the very beginning, he held thn atten
tion of the vnst assemblage. His re
marks were most admirably translattd
Into Hawaiian by Win. J, Coelho. The
full text of Mr. Ijoohenstelu's speech Is
"Mr. Chairman and gentlemen of the
"On the nth day of June of this year
1900, occurred n revolution unparalleled
In the annals of history a revolution
unaccompanied by bloodshed. On that
day disappeared the Hawaii of old with
Its mediaeval ttadltlous nnd with It an
order of things that should have passed
away. But oil that day there wus born
n Hnwutl far grralcr and gruuilrr llir
Hawaii depleted and sung by tho an
cient bards of a time when there
should bo peace nnd contentment; of n
time when no opposition or tyranny ot
Injustice or despair should reign
throughout the land and when Its war
riors should lead In the vanguard of
nations Now have theso dreams and
theso songs of the ancient moles borne
their fruition. This evening we nro
gathered tinder that glorious lianne.-,
the Stars nnd Stripes, steadfast In our
endeavor to uphold nny attempt nt un
leasonlng tyranny or against tho Con
stitution of tho United States. On this
evening have wo gathered, haolo and
Hawaiian, knmnalna ami mallhlnl,
forgetting ami obliterating all thes
things nnd putting them out of sight
beyond redemption; putting away all
our animosities nnd differences and dis
sensions, and factional strife which
will exist only as memories of n by
gone day; mindful only thnt wo nro
gnthcrcd hero together from Kauai to
tho south point of Hawaii, co-equal In
rights ns American citizens wherever
that glorious flag, tho Stars and
Stripes, floats, emblematical of the gov
ernment of tho people, by tho pcoplo
nnd for the people, that shall not perish
from tho faco of tho earth.
Pnrty ol "A government of the
PepHonnl peoplo, by tho peoplo
Llhcrty and for tho people.
These nro momentous words. They
are unparalleled words. What do they
porton for 11s? Our future national
prosperity and our political stability.
Born nmld tho Bmoko of battle, uttered
by a martyred President nmld a roar of
(Continued on page 3.)
SUICIDE DOWN THE ROAD.
Deputy Sheriff Fernandez of tho Ewa
district was In tho city to report vari
ous matters to tho High Sheriff.
Amonfr theBe was tho sulcldo of a Ja.
panose at Honeae. To a Bulletin re
porter, Mr. Fernandez had tho follow
ing to sny:
"At about 3 o'clock yesterday morn
ing, .a Japanese, n former plantation
laborer, committed sulcldo'nt Hoaeao.
Continued Illness Is believed to linvc
been the cnuso of tho action.
"Tho body was discovered at about
5 o'clock n. m. by a Japancso woman
who found tho body hanging from a
tree. Tho Japancso had used his bjjf
for n noose,
"I called n coroner's Jury nnd, after
a very short session, n verdict of death
by sulcldo was rendered."
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MORHD: HP WW i
Officers and Committees
for Territory are
J. A. KENNEDY, PRESIDENT;
Strong Sub-Committees Appointed
Spellbinding Campaign Order
ed Speakers and Other
The Republican Territorial Commit
tee met at headquarters In the Elite
block, Hotel street, this morning.
J. A. Kennedy was elected temporary
chairman, and E. It Hendry temporary
secretary, and after roll call had these
offices made permanent for them re
spectively, J. H. Fisher was elected treasurer,
and It. F. Daly sergcant-at-arms.
Roll call showed the follcmlng name 1
present- J A. Kennedy, II. II. Wright,
J. II. Fisher, J. P. Cooke, Chas. Wllcov.
.1. W. Jones, Jns. Qlbli, W. O. Walkn.
II. P. Baldwin, P. M. Kahokuoliina, A.
N. Kcpolknl, Matt McCann, W. J. Coel
ho, T. MrCnnts Stewart, Geo. F. IU-11-tuujiud
H. L. Holstcln.
A set of rules nnd regulations was
adopted. The following committees
Executive Committee J, A. Ken
nedy, J. P. Cooke, B. H. Wright. W.
.1 Coelho, T. .McCants Stewart. J. Glbb,
II. L. Holsteln, A. N. Kepolkat and It.
1. Snndow, with E. It Hendry, secre
Finance Committee J. W. Jouos,
Chas. Wilcox, Geo. II. Hudily, Geo. I".
Rditon, II. P. Baldwin, J. Magulro nnd
nnroltiuent Committee J. II. Fin
er, Chas. Wilcox, Andrew Cox, L. J
McCabe. Jas, Glbb, G. P. Kamauohx.
I). II. Kahaulello and W. G. Smith.
Plans of campaign were discussed.
resulting In n decision to send speakers
over all the Islands. The comlmttee de
sires It made known that nny Republi
cans willing to olTcr their services, as
speakers or otherwise, will be gladly
lecelved nt headquarters from !) to !i
o'clock dally, when their names will bo
Tho finance commltteo meets nt 3:"0
Tho executive commltteo will met
every evening nt 7:30.
The cnglno In the power house ot
Pacific Heights electric railway was
given n test Friday nnd showed satis
factory results It ran so smoothly that
ono could not hear Its throbbing ncross
thu road. N. J. Palmere, representing
I Chas. C. Moore & Co., San Francls:o,
wnlctied ttie test. He guarantees the
steaming qualities of the boilers, say
ing thnt If n car starts from the sum
mit on IE pounds of steam, by the time
it reaches tho terminus there will be
enough steam to haul the car back to
tho summit. Only the arrival of tho
trucks Is now awaited to open the lino
Rev. S. L. Desha returns to his lioinu
In Hllo by tho Klniiu this afternoon.
It will be remembered that nn accident
prevented him from returning soone.
However, his dcluy In Honolulu bus
worked for somo good for ho has suc
ceeded in raising n lot of money for thi
new organ that It Is proposed shall be
bought for Halll church. Soon after
his return to Hllo, a big fair and hum
will bo given nnd It Is expected that
tho proceeds from this and tho other
contributions that will bo called for
from the pulpit,, tho requisite sum a-111
soon bo In hand,
Yokomuru, tho Japanese who was
found on Lllllm Btreet Sunday with his
throat cut and a razor lying nt his
side, has ma.de a statement, It appears
thatho attempted sulcldo on nccount of
a oung woman who would havo nono
of his attentions. Although ho Is In a
dangerous condition hopes for his re
covery nro entertained.
Tho friends of tho lato Otto Tlllander
havo started n subscription list W-
raise money for the widow of tho de
ceased. Although this has only been
out a short tlmo, something over J."0
has already been raised. Tho list la ni
tho wharf ofllco of tho Inter-Island Cc
where peoplo who wish to add thi'l.
names may find Itnt any tlmo.
Among the passengers In the Klnau
this afternoon will be Prlnro David Kn
wananako.i, E K. Lllllialnul and J. II
Wlbo of tho Democratic party and R
W. Wilcox and I). Kalnuo kalant of tin
Independents. Theso men nro oft fo
Hawaii and Maul to work for their ro
spectivo parties. ' '
, Somo leading Democrats this inoiii
Ing claimed that tho Independent party
Intended throwing Bob Wilcox over
board and making Prince David their
man for Congress. Frank Brown wu
ono of a group where this statement
was uttered, and being asked for tl.o
names of leading ImlcpemfnU who
might bo questioned said:
"I don't recall the names particular
ly, but three or four Hawallat.s, when
told last week that David was going to
run, said right away that In that cjjo
they had no use for Wilcox, aid wouIJ
vote ror David."
In a mixed group It was usjcrtcil that
a largo proportion of the n.ilhj vot
ers, particularly tho younger elc-nnt.
Intended to vote for whom they deem
ed tho best men on nil ticket. This
would make no small n decirn ni n-.
certainty In tho outcome, nnl In the
mcantlmo stimulate the mergles of,
workers In all parties.
Robert N. llovd. tin. reit,m- .tn,in
of Wilcox In the Italian military
schools and later his romrmln In nrm.
as well as political associate at home.
was nsked If there was anything In the
rumored Intention nf ti. ii..iri.r.ioni.
to discard Wilcox
"There Is no truth in it The ambi
tion of tho Democrats Is mothi"- nf ill-
statement. They have been tryln,' veiy
nam to work In with tho Independents
So fnr as I am concerned. I nm mtin,t
to any alliance with the Democrats "
Poal, another of Pain's bus drlveri.
was arrested this forenoon on tho
chargo of cruelty to animals. The na
tive was caught driving a Palama bus
with n team of mules, ono of which
could not walk squarely on Its bind
rect on nccount of a. contraction of tha
tendons caused by overdriving. II was
necessary for tho poor nnlmnls in u-.ilk
along on tho tips of his hind feet nnd.
even whllo standing, It wns unnble to
The driver being questioned, ans
wered that he wns foiced to drive tin.
animals or bo dismissed from his Job.
(Julto n number of Hnwnllan nunta
cigars havo been coming down from
lona of Into and those who have tested
them, stnto that they are verv mmh
Hko the Manila cigars In both appear
ance nnil flavor, although there Is 11
sharp, biting tasto to them which Is
not very pleasant. It Is believed that
wiin uelter methods of manufacture,
these cigars can bo mnilo thn equal of
tho best Manilas. These cigars mo
manufactured by Chinese and Jntmnntn
nnd nre sold nt tho rate of J2.73 per
Lewis & Co. havo n fresh lot of Low.
ney's candles on tho Australia.
A complete new stock of tenta
shirts, collars and cuffs nt L. B. Kerr',
Salter & Wnlty will receive sit tho
delicacies of tho season by the Austra
lia tomorrow, Including fruits, oysteM.
The Dunrcggan is taking on her a.
nttlo cargo as quickly ns possible. Sho
should bo olilo to get nwny In three or
rour days. Tho Dunreggnn Is leaking
very slightly nnd It Is thought that her
trip to the Coast will be fraught with
no danger whatever.
Fresh salmon for tho Metropolitan
Meat Co. will be part of tho Australia's
Jas. A. Bannister
NUDS NO INTRODUCTION
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