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EVENING BULLETIN,- HONOLULU, H. T., THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 1901.
rubllahed Every Day except Sunday,
at 210 King Street, Honolulu,
T. of H., by the
ULLETIN 1'UDLISHINO COMPANY.
WALLACE n. FARntNOTON ..Editor
DANIEL LOOAN City Editor
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THURSDAY JANUARY 17. 1301
liming passed through the trials of
getting up a benefit concert Prof. Hall
Is prepared to walk on red hot coal).
The system of training Is second w
January 17th lu the anniversary of
Incidents In Hawaii's hlstoiy glvluj
rise to much bitterness which the pej-
ple are ready to forget. The sooner It
Is forgotten, the better.
Wnteh the Morning Organ lay claim
to responsibility for forcing Judge
Humphreys' resignation. It will tulle
notice, however, that the Judge's ri'sU'
nation has not jot been placed on Ille.
The Morning Organ's portrayal of
Dclecate Wilcox's opinions Is stronK In
Its failure to quote the words of the
Delcgnte. Confidence In the lntcrpic
tuttotis of the organ has yet to be C3
The nerve displayed by the telephone
company lu holding that Its present
system furnishes pioper lilephone ser
lcc, would cause no surprise should
an application be made to the Leglshi'
turL for n subsidy.
The only dllfcrence between the Boer
and Philippine wars Is that I)c Wet
and Agulualdo arc running In opposite
directions as regards tin enemy. While
the Filipinos are. being licked Into
submission, the Boers have apparently
Just been worked up to tho tlgbtln?
Nations that counted the Emptcu
Dowager n3 out of the gamo find that
the.' old lady Is still on hand when
occasion arises for making a row. Mat.y
I evolutions and a flood of punitive ex
peditions will be necessary beforo the
young Emperor sits on a throne of pro
Hawaii's much discussed flag problem
Is ut last before the Federal Supreme
Court. This assures that the problem Is
about to bo settled for this generation
for which nil citizens will bo duly
thankful. The closo of this century will
probably witness the old straw thresh
cd oer again with equal ardor.
Colorado Is tired of woman's suffrage
and may Ellen Lease has given
up politics and gone back home. When
the usual cycle of advanced experiments
has again made Its rounds It will bu
found that the triumph of womanhood
Is to be gained not on the street. In tho
omco or among tho ward heelers but In
the motherly care of the home.
Now wo are told that prosperity In
Hawaii Is not taxed to Us full valua
tion. If this wcro true, which It Isn't
the tax assessor falls to carry out the
spirit and Intent of tho tnx laws. It
may be true that tho -wealthy newcom
er Muds taxes In Hawaii lower than It
cities of tho .Mainland. Tho ' small
householder has yet to ilbtcoer It.
Pettlgrew Is bound to have his Ut
kick and promises to give the ctmntiy
tho additional expense, of an extra set'
slan ns a reward for the failure of his
constituents to allow him to remain in
tho United States Senate. Notwlth
standing Pettlgrew's possible power to
force an extra session, when history le
written It will bo dlfllcult to discover
THE IJULLETIN AND SETTLERS
Tho ponderous Morning Organ In Its
dotago has to grasp at some mighty
small straws to attack the Integrity of
this Journal. Having fallen In a heap
on the municipal taxation prpposltlon
our contemporary takes up tho answeiM
published by this paper to various
queries Bent to business men of tho city
Tho necusatlon Intended by tho maud
lin wanderings of the organ Is thul
while, tho Bulletin charges the larger
commercial Interests with doing noth
Jng to assist tho Immigration of Anierl
can farmers to theso Islands, this paper
gives ultra conservative ndvlco to per
sons contemplating Hawaii as a field
for manual labor.
Doubtless the Advertiser would have
the Bulletin urge young mc,n, small
farmers and mechanics to come to Ha
waii when It Is n, recognized and admit'
ted fact that tho controlling commercial
bodies of the Territory and even tho
much beloved government tlo not look
with favor upon tho nrrlval of men In
this country with no other capital than
honesty and readiness to work. Such n
courso would bo In keeping with tho
constant dishonesty of our contempor
ary but tho Bulletin has not and will
not lend Itself to such mlsiepresontP
tlon. Every pamphlet of Information Is
sued by tho "government," every circu
lar sent out by tho Chamber of Com
merce and It Is safo to say nearly ovory
letter answered by business men car
ries tho sentiment that Hawaii Is t
good country to keep away from unlcsj
the Intending settler has money to pro
Ivde for himself and his family
while looking ocr tho Held. With thli
sentiment prevailing In .governmen
tal and controlling commercial cir
cles, what nonsense would It Indeed be
to urge upon citizens of the Mainland
to Immediately sell out or pack up their
belongings and come to Hawaii only
to nvct a chilly reception nnd bo told
there Is no room unless they hnve
money to pay the price,
The Bulletin has no apologies to of
fer either Yor Its comments on tho duty
of owners of large properties and tho
government or Its answers to posslbl-
settlers. " I
The superabundance of Asiatics In
Hawaii has so far degraded manual anil I
agricultural labor, that the opening for
tho American farmer of the northern
states nre few nnd far between, unless
the sugar planters take nn nctlve, earn
est lnltlatlxc. This Initiative Is now
tacking and unfortunately the recruU
lng of labor In Porto Rlcu nnd nmong
tho negroes of the South gives no prom
loo that It will bo taken.Thls condition
that arise more through lack of In
clination than ability to accomplish
The old time worn phrase that white
men cannot work In th cane Melds or
do other agricultural work In this cll
mnto lias been thoroughly dlsproirj.
The work can be done by the lndep"ii
dent farmer as he Is found throughout
the United States from Maine to Cali
fornia. If the same amount of iml'c 1
effort now being expended on Porto Ill
cans and colored men weie dlicctcd to
wards obtaining a higher grade of men
for tho main Industry, the problem of
citizenship, labor, and oppoi Untitles for
newcomers would cense to occasion the
necessity of warning prospective set
tlors thnt Hawaii from the 1iortlie.ii
man's standpoint is to all Intents and
purposes a rich man's country.
illustration ot this fact. One of our
prominent physicians has a very sick
patient, In n child, whose people re
side up tho Valley. Both parents nn 1
doctor wero very anxious last night,
and It was arranged that If anything
happened, whereby It wus necessary to
c lumunlcite wlt.i the doctor) he. the
doctor, would arrange It so that there,
should be no chance of failure to find
It ill -I become necessary to communi
cate with the doctor, who was immedi
ately tailed by his office boy, but It
wasj, found 'absolutely Impossible for
him to understand a word being said
b'y the parents of the child, so the
'doctor, fearing to wait, had his con
veyance' bfought to tho door, nnd start
ed for the house of the patient, and Pi
ter having gone about hnlf the dis
tance met the father of the tulld en
toiitr to his otllce. The doctor continu
ed to his place of destination, nnd re
mained there the entire night, fearlm
n repetition of the earlier experience.
TIiIe Is but one of many ocraslons
thnt are constantly occurring, there
fore we say let us hnve a new nnd n
perfect telephone system at the earliest
Tho public has been promised an Im
provement, every few months, for sev
eral years. Tho telephone company
docs noth'lng but ''promise, steps up
smilingly on the first of each qiarfr.
and collects three months rent for Its
Instrument, nnd nOhough not audibly.
It virtually says "The Public bo blow
Honolulu, Jan. 17, 1901.
Chicago PIumbei'K Quit
Chicago. Jan. 8. Chicago plumbers
decided Inst night to quit, the Building
Trades Council. At a meeting of tho
Journeymen Plumbers' Union tho Inde
pendent Union enmo back Into the fold
of the old organization and the Ama'
gnmatcd Union, with n membership of
S00. agreed to withdraw from the cen
MtUlCHANTS TO THE FRONT.!--
Every buslucsi house In this city ami
more pat titulary the smaller mercan
tile houses will hail with satisfaction
the final inauguration of the Mcr
chants' .Ulceration. The necessity for
such an organization has been repeat
edly urged by this paper, nnd Its ad
vocacy has had hearty support
throughout the business community.
The series of Intorvlews published by
tho Bulletin a few months since dem
onstrate beyond the possibility ot n
doubt thnt a more active organization
than the Cuhmber of Commerce was
desired by tho merchnnts. They have
found as merchants In nil cities have
learned that the best nnd most progros.
slvc results are obtained tluough an lie
denendent body free from tho nrcdoml
natlng power of tho large commercial
Interests. This by no means Indicates
antagonism. Experience lias proved.
that the separation of the business In
terests on these lines H productive uf
good results to all concerned.
Mr. Rothwell as ono of tho active
agents In the new organization and
those associated with htm ought to
and the Bulletin belloes will mret
with a most cordial reception all along
the street. What tho Mercnhnts' As
sociation has done for other cities can
eb done for Honolulu and tho mnteri.il
Is at hand for taking Honolulu out of
the doldrums of mercantile crosspttr
poses In which It has been cast slmc
the city began to rise nbovo tho stan
dard of n country town.
THAT TELEPHONE- "SERVICE."
Editor Evening Bulletin: In con
nectlon with the formation, nnd In
stallation of a pew telephone system
In Honolulu, Itjls doubtful If .anyone,
not oven excepting many of tho largo
stockholders' In the old company, but
are really In accord with that Idea.
Tho present system has been going
from bad toworse, ever slnco tho for
mer two companies wcro consolidated.
until now It Is almost. If not absolute
ly worthless. Each ilny brings fresh
This Is No Lead Pipe Cincli.
I am not out to rob the public
but simply to earn a living In
a legitimate way. My motto
Is "HONTST WORK AT HON
I Have Moved
my plumbing business to Fi
St. opposite the Club'Stables,
Telephone, White 3571, where
I have In stock: the following
enameled Iron and steel clad,
with nlckle plated trimmings j
alo wood, zinc lined,
Water Closets, Wash Out,
and Syphon, jet styles.
Sinks of Pressed Steel, both
gak anWed and enameled.
Lavatories, enameled Iron,
and muble with nlckle plated
Wash Trays, enameled Iron
with wood cover.
Slop Sink, enameled Iron.
Hot Water Boilers and Stands
Water Pipe, 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.
JaS. Nott, Jr., Sanitary Plumber.
2 Cans for 25c.
Juit received a full line of new
TABLE FRUIT, JAMS, ETC.
Relish, Catsup, Etc
, j " .
19 THF "'
1 Best 1
$ "The Buffet!! '$
$12.50 per fe'bl
(U $9.00 per case, $
;Ji 4 dozen quarts w
9 $5.00 per case, to
:J: 2 dozen quarts W
." npi tvPDPn IV
fl Company, Ltd. t yk.
For the Holidays
JitFRENCH CHINA at Cut Rates.
FINE CUT GLASS
At a discount of 25 per cent from marked prices.
s-'in. Great Variety. l!l
and METAL BRIC A BRAC t a Bnnin.
L C. Abies.
IF YOU HAVE
HE'LL SELL IT FOR YOU AT
HIGHEST MARKET PRICES.
Bethel Street, Household Department.
PACIFIC HARDWARE CO., LTD.
Call and see copies of the OLD MASTERS at the
nnDT CT ADT nPDADTMCMT
A New Lot Just received ex. "AIAUNA
ALA," fitted with either
Wood or Wire Wheels, v
Solid Rubber Tires,
Folding or Canopy Top,
Trimmed in the Latest Styles
with Green, Russet or Drab.
Also a Full Line of
New Surroys, Pliciutons unci Rond
WagotiH Jut received.
Between Fort and AUkea Streets.
tt a a a :: a a a a -x- a - - .v- a a a a n ? o :: a a n
Due to arrive Ex. "JOHN CURRIER."
; Ten Thousand (10,000) Barrels Roche
! Harbor Lime, also
One Million (1,000,000) Red Brick.
THEO. H. DAVIES & CO., Ltd,
AGENTS FOR Sterling Lubricating Oils, Clariphos, Arsen
Cement, Portland Cement, Giant Powder Co., Angle Lamp Co.,
4 Dicks Balata Beeting, Roche Harbor Lime, New Home Sewing
Machines, and Pan-American Hand Sewing Machines.
DEALERS IN Agateware, Glassware, Crockery, Harness,
Saddles and Leathers, Rugs, Brass Bedsteads, TrunkssValises,
Matting Safes, Linoleum, Ritles and Shot-guns, Powder and Caps,
General Hardware and Plantation Supplies. ' '
- - j a - a ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft $
IOO to SOO Cnncllc Power.
A Safe and Brilliant Method of LlghtlnR
that you can rely on. Suitable for
Parlors, Halls, Churches or
CALL AND SEE THEM.
C. W. Macfarlane,
WASHINGTON LIQHT CO.
High racte a (Jp-to-Date
fe rRANKBPETERSONCo J
Large tract of land situated In Nuuanu
Valley, Honolulu, containing 20 acres,
more or less, and known as the Nuuanu
Pall Sa'oon premises, with buildings and
Grounds cultivated with fruit trees, etc.
Apply to A. G. CORREA,
1702-tf 15 Kaahumami St.
The following bicycles are now at the
Police Station and owners can have them
by proving property and paying expenses
Tribune, No, 4759; Columbia, No. 8204!
Imperial, No. 1450G. I7i0-tf
Is the number of MAY & CO'S
telephone. Ring them up'and
order some fresh
Wild Duck I PATES
Talk of Chinamen
About Fire Claims
Tlio committee of Chinese compose!
ot eleven membero, appointed to attend
to the matter of celebrating the 20th
ot this month, met lnet night nnd '!c
cldcil by a vote of eight to three to have
It ulll be remembered that this at
tltuilo of tho Chinese was stated In
yesterday's Uullctlh. It came out In
the mcetlns of Tuesday night so thnt
last night's action was only In tho
nature o a. confirmation.
Tho Chinese also talked aver the mat
ter of tho Arc claims nnd decided to
urge C nsnl Yang Wcl Pin to present
their nlms to the Legislature as soon
as pof .Iblo after Its first meeting. Somo
were In favor of employing private
counsel for tho presentation of their
claims to the Legislature.
Turk Comes to 'Time.
Washington. Jan. 7. The Turkish
Oovcrnmctt has furnished Dr. Thomus
Norton, who was appointed United
States Con'ml nt Harpoot. what nro
known ns traveling papers, constituting
n safo conduct to enable tho doctor to
proceed to his post. There Is reason to
bellevo that this notion forecasts n com
pliance by the Turkish Government
with the request of tho Stnte Depart
ment for a regular exequatur for Dr.
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