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THE EVENING BULLETIN! HONOLULU, H. I., TUESDAY, DECEMBER
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BULLETIN PUI1UB1I1NO COMPANf.
WA1XACH H. KARR1NQTON ..Killtor
DANIEL LOOAN City Bdltor
Entered t tbe Port Office, at Hono
folu ai tecond cUm matter
Per month, anywhere In U. S. ..$ .76
Per year - M M H.00
Per rear, poctpald, foreign 13.00
Parable Inrarlably In adrance.
Pott Office Box 718
TUESDAY DECEMBER 4, 1900.
Tbe new monthly statement of the
Health Hoard are particularly valuable
a a detail of what employes do to earn
The avidity of Territorial officers tor
high salaries may account for the UIj
favor with which a municipality and
small salaried officers Is contemplated.
A policy of delay Is the recognized
plan adopted to defeat municipal legis
lation In Hawaii. Action, Immeoiate
and aggresiive is the only weipon with
which this can bo successfully met.
Mr. UcleiiBtcln has bought a race
horse. Mornl It Is easier to (Inure
"sure things" on the race track than It
Is In the gamp of politics. There's leu
danger of friends carrying knives In
their boot legs.
Can a Territorial officer hold a Fed
eral position Is one of the serious prob
lems on which the Governor' '.ouncll
Is called upon to ponder. Well, If hc'i
one of "our crowd" we suppose tha
right will be granted.
The dignity of the bench cannot be
upheld until some one can be put on
the Circuit bench who will oppose
Judge Humphreys. This Is the Jlctum
of the politicians who have controlled
the Judiciary in days gone by.
Had slavery been upheld by the ma
Jorlty of the American people Abraham
Lincoln could never have made his
emancipation proclamation effective.
Had minority rule held sway the Con'
federacy would today be an Indepen'
It was Francis M. Hatch who on his
return from Washington advocated
that Honolulu be organized an In
dependent municipality ns a prelimi
nary to annexation. If the principle
was sound nt that time what has occur
red to nullity Its advantages to tin
In Its search for fields to conquer,
lives to rescue nnd proper protection to.
the morals of the community, the Ho
nolulu Protective League can find no
more practical string to its bow than a
reformatory for girls. This of course
must be secured altogether through
the. favor of the Legislature, but the
League ought to be among those mak
ing It their business to see that sii'.h
legislation does not fall for want f
As a community where societies aro
organized to march up a hill and down
again, Honolulu can take precedence
over almost any American city of Its
Blze. It Is to be hoped that the Protc
tle League, starting out with absolute
freedom from "machine politics" and u
studied effort to give full and equal
representation to all rcllglouB bodies
Interested In rescue work, will Increase,
multiply and never be called upon to
look back-upan Its Inception as the be
ginning of a failure.
The BO-called era of corruption In tho
city of Washington. D. C. was tho oc
casion of the laying of foundation tor
the splendid btreet and park system of
the ratlonnl rnpltol today. The in
crcaso In the public debt was the bent
Investment the city ever made. Th?
"corrupt" mayor who was practically
urn out of town by short sighted pro-,)-riy
holders:. Has on his letuni several
yeaiB later giceted by the "best citi
zens" with marked attention and d'ts
credit given for the splendid work he
had done for Increasing property val
ues by building on brgad lines.
It Is now easy for tho most casual ob
server to understand why street Im
provement In certain sections should
await tho completion of the Rapid
TranBlt operations. The excavations
come as near taking up the whole
street as anything that has taken IU
way along public thoroughfares tor
some time. Another problem that now
presents itself Is how long a prlvato
corporation la to he nllowed to main
tain a big ditch In the mlddlo of tin)
street so situated that but one side of
the street Is open. The progress of tho
track laying Is fur from being rapid.
What a commentary on tho whole
system of education and government
that ling ruled in thi'so Islands Is Ihe
assertion by a morning organ that tho
"majority has had no training In Am
ericanism, no liking for Americanism
and no capacity as yet to creato or
carry on good government." With men
who take this view oLijie character of
Hawallan-Amerloui imlzenshlp, men
who contemplate, tho'results of their
own handiwork and declare It to be a
(allure, there la little to argue. Dli
gruntled,palmbm.(s not an American
eharaeterlstrc and It must be admitted
that nolthcr Hawaii nor any other Ant
ecrlcan community has reached the
point where It Is rd&dy to declare ItsoU
Incompetent to copu with such progrei
nlvc measures an its steady develop
ment brines before tho public
A GOOD INVESTMENT.
Tbe effort to place Ihe tax rate of
the city of Washington, I). C, as a
bright and shining example of low tax
rates. tho to what stralls the oppon
ents of municipal rule are placed ti
defeat local progress. Washington has
Indeed a bonded Indebtedness of $14,
000,000, It also has a population of
nearly 300,000 and an assessed valuation
of taxable property amounting to nei--ly
As opposed to what Is characterlted ns
a model government, the city of Alle
gheny, l'a. with a population of 120,000
has a tax rate of f 1.20 per 3100. Atlantt,
Oa population over ilOO.OOO, tax rats
31.25. Drldgeport. Ct C0.OOO, tax rate
31.01, Dubuque, Ia 45,000, tax rale
31.20. Fort Wayne, lnd., 60,000, ,2i.
Little Rock, Ark., 40,000, 30.65. Ptt-
burg. Pa. 290,000, 0.13 The assumption
that a municipality forces upon proper
ty holders an Increase in taxation from
which they do not receive proper an I
honest return Is not borne out by
facts. There Is not a city In the list of
American municipalities either in tin
South or In the coal mining districts
where a foreign element Is In control,
whose people would suffer conditions
to continue that now obtain In Hono
lulu. Nor would they reduce their tax
rate or public Indebtedness at the price
of delays In the progress of public
works that fall to keep pace with tho
mercantile and Industrial development.
With the exception of California.
Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky,
tana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio,
Pennsylvania, Vlrglna and Wisconsin
there Is not a Stnto In the American
Union that does not pay Its Governor a
smaller salary than Is now being re
ceived by our Territorial Governor and
the heads of departments. Yet we are
told that Hawaii's present administra
tion Is not expensive to the taxpayer.
Boston has for many years labored
under the weight of the doubtful hli.a-.
Ing of being the especial object of
Legislative care,, Instead of being rVst
upon Its own resources ns have Its less I
favored sisters In the "cradle of liber-,
ty." Iloston, however. If It Is bo perml3sl
blo to compare great things with small. I
has not rested much mtore easily under ,
this veil disguised curse than has Hllo'
In a similar state. And now the Town
Fathers petition tho general court to bo
nllowed to earn their own living or
go without, nnd It they hae any maney
to spend it ns they "durned well
please," and If they haven't any, t.i
raise It by the perspiration of the'r
Major Hart's remarks on the occa
sion when tho representatives of the
city government and the committee
from the J.eglsloture came together,
sounded so much like a composite quo
tation from tho Hllo nnd certain of the
Honolulu papers Ilia: wo could almost
accuse him of plagiarism. He mill: "If
you had elected the worzt city govern
ment that you could think of, wo never
would hare been placed In sj bad a flv
as the Legislature has placed us. We
have got to live, and the city of Hel
ton's affairs ought to be controlled by
her own citizens."
PACIFIC HEIGHTS PLACE TO LIVE
(Continued from page 1.)
to put up the coin. Three otjhe most
prominent business men of tho city, to
gether with Mr. St. Gore of San Fran
cisco, havo promised 310,000 between
them, while another equally as promi
nent In this city has promised 35,000.
When Mr. DcBky starts out to find moro
money he will hardly have any trouble,
getting It. People like tho spirit with
which the mnn goes at the thing and
have learned from yea is of cxpcrien.e
that Mr. Desky's ventures are Bound.
Behind them Is nlways an Immense
amount of thinking and planning.
Dcsldca tills hotel, Mr. DeskyVontcm
plntca"imlldlng n bridle path down the
side of the mountain Into that portion
of Nuanu valley where Is situated
the famous battling place known .11
Kapcna falls. Mr. Deaky has bought
tho most available part of these falls
and will put tip modern bath houses
for tho accommodation of tho people 'if
tho Heights. This will only be built
by way of offering people n little diver
sion. As far as wntcr Is concerned,
there Is plenty of it on tho Heights nnd
every lot Is provided with a full system
It would certainly pay the people of
Honolulu who nro contemplatltng the
building of homes, to pay n visit to this
most desirable residence locality to see
for themselves what Is offered. Taking
the Dcretanla street cars and getting off
at the Pauoa road, It Is only a stop
across to the terminus of the electric
rood of the Heights. In a few niontln,
tho Hnpld Transit Co. will have It3
line directly connected with that of
tho Heights by running from the cor
ner of Hotel up Alnkea, Krama and
Punchbowl streets to tho Pauoa road.
IMPORTS OP CHAMPAGNE
Into the United States from January i.'t
to Sept. 1st, looo.
H. MUMM & CO.'S
EXTRA DRY T0.8T4 casts.
Moet 6t unandon - ., 24,71
Pommery. Grtna, ..-,; to.joj "
HWsIck & Co., Dry Mono
pole 6,9)4 M
Louis Roederer .. s.46 "
All other brands 1 wt "
TOTAL 170,630 "
Compll. J Iron (hi Oftklil Cynom Hemp K.ccrii
VACrAltUHB & CO., LTD., Sole Menu.
'FRENCH CHINA .ten...
FINE CUT QLASS
At a discount of 25 per cent from nuked prkwe.
aid METAL BRIC
Bethel Street, Household Department.
PACIFIC HARDWARE CO., LTD.
Call and seecopjes of the OLD MASTERS at the
FORT ST. ART
Celebrated Studebaker Goods
Are WltHout a Peer.
I n ft A A ft II Tft h
Dump Carts. Delivery Wagons, Lumber Wagons
A FULL LINK OF
BUGGIES AND HARNESS
FOR SALE AS A WHOLE!
Beautifully situated mauka of the Government Waialae Road.
Ail Unexcelled Site for Hotel or Sanitarium!
MAGNIFICENT VIEW I
Thcttract 3lopes gently up to an elevation of over 800 feet. It com
mands a land and sea view from Koko Head to the Walal.te Mountains.
WATBR can be piped from a natural flowing stream from an eleva
tion of 1,200 feet.
For further particulars apply to
Palolo Land and Improvement Co.,
A. F. COOKE, Manager,
A Thoroughly First-class and
Refined Vaudeville playing to
Big Houses Nightly.
ENTIRE CHANGE FROM LAST WEEK
AN UXCEPTIONAL ORCHESTRA.
PRICES-85, 60, 75c.
Fine Job I'rintlug at the :iulloUn
'In Great Variety.
Capacity 1,000 to i2,oco lbs,
AT COST PRICES,
Betwen Fort nd Alakea Struts.
.Room 8, Model Block.
For Sale by Everybody 2
B 1 M w 1
W. C. Peacock &
Art Bmbroldery Taught.
I.CS30IN In ArfcjKMnROlDERT will
bo given by Mm. II. U. Williams at tho
City Furniture Htoio. Tort street.
First GUis otauililiiu iloiu
MItS. 11. II. WILLIAMS.
For Christmas !
HENRY WAY & CO., Boston Block, ?0RT ST.
TURKEY8 - TURKBY8
A Large Invoice of the Latest and Swellest Creations just received
from New 'York; These Hats are irtarlted'down to Bedrock Figures.
A Full Line of
ART LINEN AND EMBROIDERY SILKS
for the Holidays. Nothing would be more pleasing- a.s a Holiday Pre
sent than some of this Artistic- VVork.y Also a Complete Stock of
HAIR G00D8 constantly on hand.
Miss M. E. Killean,
A Fresh Supply of Beer.
Arrived pei Bktne. "PLANTER" and Schr. "ALOllA"
3 grades, brewed by the famous
Anheuser-Busch Brewing Ass'n., St. Louis,
In Cases and Barrels, Quarts and Pints, to i-uit all
taster and purses.
BUDWEISER. PREMIUM PALE. PALE LAGER.
FOR SU.E BY
H. HACKFELD & CO., Ltd.
Sole AQcntH for the Hawaiian Island.
Champagne Nature (Yin Brut).
SERVED at the Banquets
in Cherbourg and Versailles,
tendered by the French Nation
to the CZAR of RUSSIA.
Co., Ltd., !r.t..
p ' '
TA MAIN 199
. .V V. ; Bl-1 IT1UBU1I1L.
HOLIDA Y'LIGHTS !
IB Wf .
IOO to IOO cm( rower.
A Safe and Brilliant Method of Lifting
that you can rely on. Sultablffor '
Parlors, Halls, Churches'or
CALLAND SEE THEM.
- TURKBYS - TURKBVS
TROM'EIGHT POUND8 UP
- TURKEYS - TURKEY8
. In the manufacture of Pommery Chanv
pagne only the first pressing of Selected
Crapes Is used, the subsequent pressings,
not being tp to the standard adopted by
the House of Pomrr.try, are disposed of
in various ways. This Is one of the many
reasons why Pommery Champagne com
mands the highest price the world over.
Peacock & Co.,
Sole Agents, Hawaii Ter.
Heidsick DryMonopole. . t
George 'Goulet, Extra Dry. '
Jules Mumm & Co., Extra Dry. '
IN QUARTS AND PINTS, AT
F. A,.Schaefer SXo's
6ct of 0 maps, 62.00
CO CUNTS IJAVU
(9n sale at -office of . . ,
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