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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, 11. T., TUESDAY. JANUARY, 15, 1001.
Published Every Day except Sunday,
at 210 King Street, Honolulu,
T. of It., by the
BULLETIN PUBLISHING COMPANY.
WALLACE U, PAKIIINOTON ..Editor
DANIEL LOdAN City Editor
Entered at the Post Oflleo at Hono
lulu as second clnss natter
Per month, an where In U. S. ..f .75
Per year S.00
Per year, postpaid, foreign 13 00
Payable lnariably In ndvance.
Post Olllce Box 718
JANl'AUY ir, 1901
If further evidence Is needid of what
centralized gournimnt has not done
for Honolulu, lommcml us to the c
peril in c of Post Olllce Inspector ltob
Inson In mtabllbhlns the free dillcr
B) 1( in
Honest ((irlstlnn citizenship Is the
basis mi which l'raucls Murph) appeals
to mankind If the preachers of the
world gate moic attention to this
phase of the higher life and lest to tho
i reeds and forms, the progiess of lion-
nt with self and honest) towards (1 id
would be more apparent.
William Ilud'Min. late of Tennessee,
but now of Walluku has added nothing
tn the degree of satisfaction with which
Hawaii lews the Importation of col
ored laboiers rigurlng on the piopor
tlon of the llrst arrivals If one In v
intten Is n gun tighter and bad man
the country districts will do well to
provide armed bod guirds.
ptople who are handling them manipu
late and garble them ns the AchcrtlsT
In Its final solution the garbled argu
ment of our contemporarj Ins Us
soui ce In lack of confidence In tho char
acter of Hawaii's citizenship. It finds
Its followers no longer In complete con
trol except as they exercise complete
suzeralnlj over the Territorial execu
tive Itecords show with wlnt ardor
municipal government was contemplat
ed when Dole"s cause was given up as
lost and how this ardor (.hanged to bit
ter opoMtlon when the old order wis
maintained The only object of dcln
and It Is so statu! Is that during the
"transition period" It ran) be possible
to Import an element that can be con
trolled, or as the ' organ of good gov
NAVY PORT FOR BRITAIN.
It Is announced that the British Gov
ernment Is negotiating for largo wnter
lots and cunlsderable land In Sydney
harbor. Novn Scotia. The fact of En
gl md piuchaslng property nt Sydney n
The fartlflng of Sydney would glvo
England one of the best nnval stntloni
In the Empire With one of the finest
harbois In the world! 8)tlney could bo
nppioached at almost any time of the
yenr, and the great coal deposits woul I
enable hsr to cater to John null's nwvt
cvtravapnnt demands for fuel. It
could be sto-ed In large quantities at
Ismail tpense and held Incase of
tmergency. This ) ear a shortage ha i
been experienced nt tho docKvards .tnd
eminent" put It will vote for good gov-1 the British authorities have had to buy
POLITICS 01- NUGROBS.
"lUpubllcan rtirtilts" Is the b inner
under which tho tolored laborers ai"
Ik raided to the Hawalaln public. This
Is assumed presuniablj because negro-a
of the South generally are Republican
Tint the) will continue such In Hawaii
Is bv no means guaranteed unless tint
party serves them as n means to ilsj
Into legislative control The political
problem of the South Is not on. vt pir
tles but of race. Predominance of the
African laborer in Hawaii mears a retl
nice question one of which we have an
example In nn Southern State Being
In n minority these citizens may form a
solid phalanx of Republican voteia. bat
If the) are given equal or better lecog
nltlon In another party t'ic) will go
vvheie the best reward offers That all
Southern whites nre Democrats and
the blacks Republican has ni more eon
ncUlon with the ruling nation platfotm
principles of the parties than It has w Ith
the Judgmcrit da) Hundred' of South
ern white men are protciMonlsls and
sound inone) mm Do they vote Hie
.Republican ticket' Seldom If "vt
Their vote 'i registered against iicgio
domination first, last and all the time.
Does the Advertiser prefe- a Legisla
ture of plantation negroes 'o Hawaiian-merlcans'
The onl) hope for ralslrg the I lan
tatlon population above tho i. It
standard, tho only hope for a ldlnp to
our citizenship the honest nmnl force
which every community ncr's is for
the so-called "good government" people
to bend their energies to covering our
lands, sugar lands, with the Indepen
dent American farmer as found In tho
Taking the Advertiser nt Its worl
that good government Is gauged by
wealth what Is now being done to add
to this numirlcnl force Is the "good
government" following- doing an) tiling
to inciease the number of educated,
thoughtful fnrmeis or nre recent Im
portations of n class whose franchlftf
tan be bought? Are the mercantile or
commercial organizations doing an)
thing to Induce citizens of the Malnlan 1
to come to Hawaii to try ther foi tunes
with no otlur capital than honest) nnd
readiness to work The) are not an!
the) make no denial of II The )oitn.r
clerk, the mechanic, the American far
mer Is told without censing that tin
market Is crowded nnd openings fiw.
What then Is to serve ns the Inch
bone of this future thoughtful citizen
ship Porto Rlmns. Southern negroes
Experiences In Porto Rico or the Sout'i
are not such as tn warrant the bell!
that this mutually shifting element will
ho far rnl the standards of municipal
pmltv th it we should nwalt the advent
of Its power
American coal In order to keep steam
up on their American fleet. With Syd
ney n source of suppl) this would nil be
alteied and the coal question would be
Another ndvantngo resulting from
Ihc fortlf)lng of S)dncy would bo thtt
of bringing the British forces within
easy striking distance of theTrencli
Newfoundland squadron nnd the Island
Competent officers have examined
the harbors surrounding and the) h-ive
been found to be capable of easy de
tente The work of fortlf)lng tho har
bors will, from present Indication',
not be long deln)ed, and Great Drltam
will have added another Unit to h
thaln of strongholds which encircle the
The Earl of Pelborne. the new flr'
Lord of the British Admiralty, has re
signed the chairmanship of the chuteli
defense committee. He Is still, howevei
one of the directors of the P f. O
Steam Navigation Company, which re-j
celver n liberal annual subsidy
John Bunch, n pioneer citizen of Ma
con county. Mo, Is suing the town of
La Plata for Injuries alleged to have
been received while In the calaboose at
that place last August. He was arrest
ed for some trivial cause, nnd found, on
being locked up. that he had for cell
mates an active and exceedingly In
dlgtiant hive of bees. The Insects re
garded him ns an Intruder, and stun;
him severely during his six hours ot
Additional frauds In the Japanesl
from I nnv) arc coming to light, three clerkn
the Admlralt). and there has been nolnt the Saheho dock)ard and four mer-
Intimation of his leslgnatlon nor Inten
tion of so doing.
"The average photographer," slid
llenpeck. musingly, "Is an unreason
"What's the matter now?" asked the
'Oh while my wife was sitting for
her picture toda the fool photographer
sung out- 'Look pleasant, please 11
In the organization of the Police De
partment nt Johannesburg the s)stfin
of Identification bv finger ninrkB Is be
ing Introduced, nnd In this way eve-y
native Is to be registered.
The Paris police are searching for an
American who Is supposed to have
twisted be.vonil lepalr the tall of one
of tho two plaster lions outside the
Place de la Concorde entrance to the
chants having recently been nrresteu
charged with embezzlement and col
lusion. The f lauds appear to be nlmo't
general nt th escveral shoro station.
several high rank officers nnd a number
of clerks being Implicated nt three
Prlsoncis In Morocco are compelled
to pay the officers for their trouble In
arresting and escorting them to Jal!.
This plan makes the police watchful,
and a!vva)s alert for business.
Fine Job Printing at
Ex-Governor Plllsbury of Minnesota
has given 1000 acres to that State's
foicstry board to encourage forestry
leserves In Minnesota, and to facilitate
experiments with cut-over timber
This Is No Lead Pipe Cinch.
EXPENSE AND CITIZBN8IIIP.
To demonstrate the enormous ex
pense of clt) and county government
for Hawaii the Advertiser quotes in
part from aluable statistics publlslu)
in the World Almanac. The Bulletin
joins the Advertiser In commending
these tables to citizens of Inwall for
stud). Bearing In mind that Hawaii
with Its tax rate of $1 on every $100.
nnd that all property Is assessed on
Its full valuation so far ns possible,
the reader will discover that of the 110
cities for which statistics are given
only -S lev) the tax rate on the full
valuation of assessable property.
The percentage of actual value on
which the bo-called high tax rate Is
levied averages about 40 per cent.
Peoria, III , for Instance, Is cited b) out
contemporar) ns having n tax rate of
S ID on the hundred. With its usuil
regard for the truth the Advertiser falla
to quote that this rate Is levied on oulv
ten per cent of the full valuation of as
Property owners of this Territory ire
onl) too well aware of the eagerness
with which the tax assessor rolls up
the valuation of their propcrty.ns exem
pi I lied by the price he paid for It or ns
established by the price some wealthy
puchascr may have paid for an
adjoining lot. The man buying a home
can afford and usually does afford a
larger purchase price than he who bu)ii
for Investment or speculation Tho
wealthy citizen who sees a plot of land
that suits his fancy does not hCBltnte
nt the price. Ho can well afford to pay
the purchase price or tho tux rate on
Its full valuation Tho neighbor, how
ever, not blessed with a supei abun
dance of this world's goods over an I
above his home, finds on the arrival of
the assessor that his property has sud
denly advanced In value so far as taxes
nro concerned. Should he go Into tho
market however, he would discover
that the full valuation thus established
is n fictitious one Ho finds further
more that he Is palns inoio for tho
maintenance ot a government In the
Tenltory of Hawaii than tho tonl
state, count) nnd clt) tax of the resi
dent in the nverage Mainland city
It Is often said that llguics do not
lie, but that depends upon whether 'hi
I am not out to rob the public
but simply to earn a living; In
a legitimate way. My motto
Is "HOM.M WORK AT HON-1-bT
I Have Moved
my plumbing business to Fc.
St. opposite the Club Stables.
Telephone, White 3571, where
I have in sto.k the following
enameled Iron and steel clad,
with nlckle p'ated trimmings;
alj) wood, zinc lined.
Water Closets, Wash Out.
and Syphon, jet styles.
Sinks of Pressed Steel, both
galvanized and enameled.
Lavatories, enameled Iron,
and mirble with nlckle plated
Wash Trays, enameled Iron
w Ith w ood cove-.
Slop Sinks, enameled Iron.
Hot Water Boilers and Stands
Water Plre, Faucets and Trim
m'ngs Galvanized Iron, Gut
ters, Cornices, Stone Pipe, Tin
Jobbing Promptly attended to.
Work and Materials Guaran
teed. Your Trade Is Solicited.
2 Cans for 25c.
Just received a full line of new
TABLE FRUIT, JAMS ETC.
Relish, Catsup, Etc
For the Holidays
jlFRENCH CHINA at Cut Rates.
FIINE CUT GLASS
At a discount of 25 per cent from marked prices,
'In Great Variety.
and METAL BRIC
A BRAC nt " Bnr-ftnln.
Bethel Street, Household Department.
PACIFIC HARDWARE CO., LTD.
Call and see copies of the OLD MASTERS at the
nrDT CT ADT nCDADTMCMT
I "-M iJMSgJaiJgSg?M l3l
WllHS1 llWlf Buggies
dl;P . ??iUWP
A New Lot Just received ex. "MAUNA
ALA," fitted with either
Wood or "Wire Wheels,
Solid Rubber Tires,
Folding or Canopy Top,
Trimmed in the Latest Styles
with Green, Russet or Drab.
Also a Full Line of
Now Surruy, PhuotoiiH unci Road
WucjoriM uHt rocolvcd.
! OwtlUiVlAINj Bet ten Fort -lid Alakea Streets.
Ten Thousand (10,000) Barrels Roche
Harbor Lime, also
One Million (1,000,000) Red Brick.
TliEO. II. DAYIES & CO., Lid,
AGENTS FOR Steilinp Lubricating Oils, Clariphos, Arsen
Ceimnt, Pcitland Cement, Giant Po.dt,r Co , Angle Lamp Co.,
Dicks Balata Beeting, Roche Harbor Lime, New Home Sewing
Machines, and Pan-American Hand Sewing Machines.
UdALCKo m Agateware, uiassware, -rocKery, narness,
Saddles and Leathers, Rugs, Brass Bedsteads, Trunks, Valises,
Matting Safes, Linoleum, Ritles and Shot-guns, Powder and Caps,
General Hardware and Plantation Supplies.
JaS. Nott, Jr., Sanitary Plumber.
Can satisfy your wants
:i f ou mention them in its
WANT COLUMNS i
$12,50 per bbl.
iv $9.00 per case,
;J 4 doen quarts
w $5.00 per case,
2 dozen quarts
W HflFPCrHI AFf.PP it
m company, Ltd. yk
,CS. KINO AMI BBTHEL MULT )j
The following bicycles are now at the
Po Ice Station and ov nets cm have them
by provhiK property and paving expenses
Tribune, No, 4750, Columbia, No. 8204:
Imperial, No. 14506. 1716U
Isthenumberof MAY SCO'S
telephone. Ring them up nnd
order some fresh
Wild Duck J PATES
H. MAY & CO.,
Boston Block. Fort Street
IOO to 500 Candle Power.
A Safe and Brilliant Method of Lighting
that you can rely on. Suitable for
Parlors, Halls, Churches or
CALL AND SEE THEM.
WASTING WASTE SAVED.
II. It. M)cir Jr nf Ogontz. Pa U n
factor) Inspector who linn inntii Intei
estliiB stories to tell nbout his work,
relates the Philadelphia Iterord. Ho
said lecently "That tremendous snow
storm we had Inst winter, would jou
bellevo that storm saed a firm I
kno $15,000 n year? It happened In
this nny. The firm's business U one
that makes a great deal of woolen and
cotton waste nnd waste, of coiiine,
should be saed, because It sells readily
and nt n good price. Hut this ill in,
when It came to sell Its nati niei
had much to sell. The stuff dlKap
pearcd somehow, but no one could Ima
gine where It went. Well, ou rrniHin
bcr the storm how hea It wim anil
how white It nrOe oerythlnc The
president walked honii! that cer.m' in
the trail of his hauls there weu no
cars running nnd nil nlon? his walk
for n mile he s.iv. -ite his watte
ljlng black every '-.re on the wilte
snow. So he lnCMialcd, an i he iiiiud
thnt his emplojes were In the linblt ot
stuffing their pockets with .he waste.
It was useful for wiping their hands
on.n They had no Idea ot Its alue.
nnd on the way home each exenliig
they would throw away what hud
been left over In their poc':ets Hi nre.
In tho course of a year, n gret waste of
waste n waste, by actunl rMcnliitlun,
of llli.000 annually. The mil belli,?
discovered, a remedy was easy to apply
A waste watchman waB put In cub de
partment of the factory, and at unci
the firm's income from the sale of th
stuff Jumped up over $100" a month.
All this saving was due t,o a mi.iw
ISSUE BONDS TO GUARANTEE
the faithful discharge of the duties of
Managers, Secretaries, Cashiers, Book
Ueepers, Clerks of Banks, Salesmen,
Agents, Office-men, Officers of Soci
eties and Lodges, Employees of the
United States Government of the Cus
toms and Internal Revenue and Post
Office Departments,Collectors,Dri ers
of Delivery Wagons, Watchmen,
Shipping Clerks, Travelling, Sales
men, Contractors, Paymasters In the
Army and Navy, Importers and Ex
porters. Railroad and Street Railway
Employ ees, Administrators, E.ecuto-s,
Assignees, Receivers, and all pel sons
holding positions of trust.
The Pollcleaof the Company Cover
Plate Glass, Including Lettering and
Embossing, and Plate Glass Mirrors.
Steam Boilers, Indemnifying the In
sured against loss or damage to pro
perty, or for accidental bodily injury
or deafli, and covering periodical
GEAR, LANSING & CO., Agents,
JUDI) BUILDING, FORT ST.
C. W. Macfarlane,
WASHINQTON LIOHT CO.
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE
received at the office of the Board of Com
missioners, Central Flre Station, until
January 15th, toot, for the delivery In
Honolulu within three months after notifi
cation of acceptance of tender, for
One first size Steam Piston Fire Engine
capacity 1,000 to 1,200 gal. pet minute.
Approximate weight, 8,000 pounds.
Specification must accompany all bids.
One tw o-hora Hose Wagon (equipped
for service) to carry l,zoo feet of Fire
Specification to accompany all bids.
The commissioners reserve the right to
reject anv or all bids
KKNNhTH R. G. WALLACE,
Secretary, Board of Commissioners,
l7o8-td Honolulu Fire Dept.
Reflations Regarding tbe Interment of
toe Dead Id the District ot Honolulu.
Whereas, that there having been no
place prepared for the burial of the dead as
required by law at the expiration of the
period set, October 1st, tooo, and an exten
sion of time having been granted for such
special burial permit until cemeteries as
prescribed by law should be available, and
now that such feasible arrangements are
an accompllaed fact, therefore,
Resolved, that no permit for Interments
shall be granted within the cltv limits
except to those already possessing burial
This regulation shall go Into effect fromi
and alter tne 1st day ot January, A. U.,
C. B. WOOD,
President Boird of Health.
Honolulu, Nov. 7, 1900. i0q2-6w
LIKE and FIRE
AGENTS FOB ..
New England Mutual Life In
surance Co. OF BOSfON.
tna Fire insurance Company
Wm. G. Irwin & Co
Win. O. Irwin., Frealdent and Muuigw,
Claus Spreckels Vice Prealdemt
W. M. Qiffard ..Second Vice Preside
II. M. Whitney Jr. .... Treas. and 8m.
Geo. J. Rosa , AudlUi.
Commission Agent &
AGISTS OP TBI
i'JEANIO STEAMSHIP COMPA
OF BAN F1UNOIBOO, OAL.
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