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RVEN1NQ BULLETIN, HONOLULU. H. T..WEDNESDAY. MCH. 20, 1.901.
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WEDNESDAY MARCH 20, 1901.
No'v thnt negro laborers nrc running
niv with Rates, the people or Maul
twM uon be putting red hot stoves un
der lock nnd key.
If lloiiso bill No. 1 takes up much
niore time, members of the Legislature
vtlll lmve earned their full .salary on
that measure alone.
The Governor has found a Job for his
prlv.Uo secretary, and thereby placed
himself on a pinnacle of cxcluslveness
ulilcn only Kings assume.
Apropos of Mr. Emmeluth's remark,
It was only a few months ago that the
Federal officers found occasion to ques
tion (he Qovernor's veracity.
The future historian ot tourist travel
will mark well the trip of the Shrlncrs
after which the travel to the Islands
began to take on sizeable proportions.
Judging from the remarks of the
.Morning Organ, Owner Thurston Is
preparing the public to receive- another
excuse for some more delays on the
completion of that Rapid Transit sys
tem. Tha Morning Organ In Its Impotent
rage has reached the point whero It
cries "Yah! Yah!! Yah!!!" The ridicu
lous period of second childhood that
causes the community to smllo with
The Hawaiian Kahuna exemplifies
prnctlcnlly the same principle as th
Christian Scientist. Yet there are peo
ple, who hold up their hands In holy
horror before the Kahuna and bow
the tolerant knee to the Christian
'If this session of the Legislature falls
to pass tho appropriation bills, tho Or
ganlc Act commands that the Governor
hall call an extra session. The Idea ot
continuing the old appropriations for
two r.irs more finds
nrm In the Terlrtorlal
.TJiIIlor Bryan answering the query
how the power of the press ran be in
creased, says a personality should dis
place the corporation In control. That
may be but Ilrynn as n prcsonallty in
conducting The Commoner Is turning
out a regular farmer's almanac.
Tliu annual fair schemo can bo car
ried out with marked success It th
business houses of the city will co
operate to tho extent of taking an ac
tive part and putting goods on display.
This adjunct to the exclulsevly agri
cultural features Is alwnys a necessary
addition to secure reasonable success
Tho communications from the Gov
ernor show conclusively that the Legis
lature cannot do any business with him
and time expended seeking Information
from his department Is time wasted.
Ot course- this Is what the Governor Is
playing for to bo let alone. The Legis
lature cannot afford to allow him to
blockade business, hence It will do well
to bring its principal measures to a
prompt vote. It Is a voto, not discus
sions that are now needed, and by
pushing the municipal government
measures to final passage the Legisla
ture will accomplish what the people
want In spite of tho Governor.
Tho Governor'B latest communica
tion Is to the effect that there Is cer
tain official correspondence between
himself and tho Federal Government to
which the people have no right. What
truck and nonsense. If this be the caso
a very prompt requisition will bo made
on-tho President through Congress for
nil this correspondence and what's
moro Congress will get It. What docs
Goverror Dole think his offlce Is, a dic
tatorship exercised under authority of
McKlnlcy ns King? If nny arguments
are needed by nntl-oxpanslonlsts, our
Governor Is furnishing them hick nnd
fast, to the discredit of tho President
, and rVo Republican party.
Secretary Cooper's refusal to answer
questions regarding clalma of political
prisoners has a greater degree of Benso
4 In It than anything that has emanatod
from the Qovernor's offlce. These
'claims are at present practically diplo
matic affairs and for that reason It may
be mandatory to protect tho position,
whatever It may be, taken by the Unit
ed States. This particular matter has
no more similarity with the points the
Governor Is asked to explain, than has
black with white. Every detail of tho
administration of Internal affairs ot the
United States, whether It be corres
pondence Uetween President nnd Gov
ernor or Governor and his appointees Is
the property of the people. The Bulle
tin does not bolleve there. Is anything
Jn this correspondence that will Injure
tho Territory or nny citizen of tho
United States. Henco tho supremo non
sense of the Governor's attitude.
REFORMING THE STREET.
Apropos of the able discussion on
street paving materials carried on In
the columns of the Bulletin, Road Su
pervisor Campbell In his report on the
streets of Honolulu deals with the sub
ject In a thoroughly practical manner.
He Is nn advocate of the asphalt or hi
tumlnuis rock paving for durability.
cleanliness and all superior factors
that go to make up a good street.
Mr. Campbell recommends, that the
streets of the city bo classified accord
ing lo the character of traffic to which
they nrp subjected. Business thorough
(area, main thoroughfares, highways
and residence streets are the divisions
"Tho various kinds of pavements to
be used upon the streets should be cho
sen with due regard to the traffic that
Is to rasa over them. On business
streets, In no case should there ho
oth"r than a noiseless, smooth and
elastic pavement one that Is free from
dust end dirt, of Its own creation (ex
cept In wnrehouso and waterfront dis
tricts, which are subjected to heavy
loads). The laemcnt should be of
such character ns to bear tho loads Im
posed upon them, ono that will not
grin I Into miiil. nor one of n character
that may not be of good footing to the
horses. There are four vnrletlcs of
payment of these conditions stone
blocks, wood, asphalt and bitumen,
"Asphalt nnd bitumen are both free
from dust nnd dirt of their own crea
tion, easily cleaned, non-absorbent,
and best of all, hygienic. The only
question between the two Is relative
cost . the advantages being the same.
Asphalt pavement Is a mixture of com
mercial asphalt, sand, carbontte of
lime or mineral dust. In vnrloui pro
portions. "Bitumen Is a natural product found
In the State of California In large de
posits, notnbly In Santn Crux nnd Ven
tura, and Is being extensively used
throughout the cities of the Qoast,
principally In San Francisco, Oakland,
Los Angeles and Fresno; In nil of ticso
places there arc many miles of both
bitumen and asphalt.
"Certain portions ot business streets.
those along the waterfront and In the
warchnus cdlstrlcts should be paved
with ti pavement that will be able to
stand tho enormous nmotint of traffic to
which they arc subjected. The only
pavement, outside of wood, that will
(111 this requirement Is the so-called
Belgian block (basalt) pavement. It Is
built of rectangular stones four Inches
wide, six to eight Inches long, and from
six to eight Inches deep, laid on sand
cushions with concrete foundations,
the longttudlnalaxls ot the block per
pendicular to tho direction of traffic.
The Kpaces between the blocks should
In no case exceed one-half Inch, being
(llled with a grout lomposcil of nsplml
turn nnd coal tnr, which makes a per
fect leal, preventing the moisture from
getting under the blocks nnd causing
distortion of the mrface of the road
way. Tho only objection to" this pave
ment Is that It Is noisy, lint It is the
only thing thnt w meet the require
mcnls of the heavy traffic. There nre
hut few cities of the sarao size where
tlier Is more heavy traffic than In Ho
nolulu along the Esplnnnde, up Fort to
Quen street, nnd along Queen to the
railroad depot. The present pavement
Is absolutely unequal to the stress
place 1 upon It."
It Is thus apparent that no one Is
more appreciative of tho Inadequacy of
our streets or the necessity for new
material In construction than tho Road
Supervisor. Tho progress of tho city
is sufficient and the present macadam
so extravagant that it uelioovcs mo
Public Works department with the
valued assistance of the legislature to
pave the way for and carry out a street
making reform that will Include such
modern material as asphalt or bitu
men. Until this Is dono Honolulu will
ever have poor streets and continue
wasting money on them.
WANT OF CONFIDENCE.
A "vote of wnnt of confidence" has no
fores or effect whatever under the
American government, nnd It la to be
hopc.1 that In dealing with the Gover
nor the Legislature will not waste tlmo
on Eueb useless measures.
Tho Legislature- has already display
ed ith lack of confidence In tho Gover
nor by Its treatment of his message nnd
his estimates, and It might pass "wnnt
of confidence" resolutions till the end
of tl'iie and thereby mnke n laughing
stoc't of Itself. Tho Governor holds his
offlco subject to tho favor of the Presl
dent '-f tho United States nnd the Legis
lature can rant nnd tear ns much ns It
pleases, but until It directs Ub ener
gies townid tho President, tho Gover
nor ran afford to smile over the action,
Tho only voto thnt might havo any
lnlliicr.ee whatever would be a formal
rcqufstMo the President thnt there bo
n rh inge In the personnel of tho Gov
ernor's office, accompanied by positive
evidence of his blockading of public
business through action or failure to
net. Confldencerln nn American Ter
ritorial official cannot bo established
or withdrawn by any formal vote ex
cept the voto that accepts or repudiates
executive action nnd shows that the
Executive Is blockading business.
The Road Supervisor's report has an
Interesting contradiction. It details n
city ctreetas not accepted by tho gov
ernment ond then shows whero 11.37
has been paid by tho government for
repair of tho street. Is this $1.37 evi
dence of practical acceptance of the
highway or does It mean tho govern
ment is repairing private property t
Cheap labor means cheap work. The
Bulletin Publishing Co, employs men of
experience and artistic Bklll In the Job
department. That's why we are turn-
Ing out the best Job work in town.
COURT HOUSE NEEDS
Chief Justice Frear, In reference to
the Honolulu court-bouse, rays In his
"Tho second floor of the court house,
or Judiciary Building, jis it is some
times called, which If occupied exclu
sively by tho Supreme Court and the
Circuit Court of the First Circuit,
Should be thoroughly repaired through
out nnd remodeled and refurnished to
some extent. The floors are worm
eaten, the root leaks, the walls are
stained, soiled and chipped, nnd plaster
Is falling from the ceiling In places.
No sibstantlal repairs, have been made
upon this floor ofltlie building for
ninny years. There Is pressing need al
so of remodeling nnd refurnishing. At
present some of the rooms are too
large for the purpose for which they
are iwetl, nnd much space" Is nasted In
hnll room. There Is great-neejl of ad
ditional rooms w)(ich can be obtained
by changing sorfe partitions so ns to
utilize the space that Is now wasted.
There Is need of another court room.
With this there would be only threo
courts In nil for the Supreme Court, tho
present two Circuit Judges and nn ad
ditional Circuit Judge as soon ns pro
vision Is made for one. There will bo
needed nn additional room for the
chambers of such third Circuit Judge.
At present there Is but one Jury room,
although nt times there may be two
trial Juries and pne grand Jury In ses
sion nt the samp time, nnd with n third
Circuit Judge there may be another
Jury. Thcrp should be nn adequate
lavatory on this floor. There should bo
an awning or roof over the back veran
da, as at present the rooms on that Bide
of the building nro at times almost In
sufferably warm In the afternoon. The
clerk's office should bo rearranged and
refurnished to a large extent so that
the work of those offices may be put
on a more business-like basis and the
efficiency of the work ofHhe clerks In
creased. The library should have new
shelves. These can be so made and ar
ranged as to almost double the capacity
of thi room nnd yet leave more space
than at present for tables and chairs
for the use of those nt work there. At
present practically all the shelf-room Is
occupied. Many nttcrtlons of less Im
portance than those above- mentioned
should nlso be made. A detailed-statement
of the proposed changes, with
diagrams Illustrating the same, wcro
submitted to tho Superintendent of
Public Works on the first of last Octo
ber, "The Council of State In 1900 nppro
prlatcd $7,000 for 'Repnlrs, furniture
nnd additions to Judiciary Building.
Honolulu.' The greater part of this op
proprintton has, I understand, been ex
pended upon the first floor of this
building. No work under this appro
priation (except perhaps some small
rcpilrs) has been done on the second
floor. I recommend nn adequate ap
propriation for 'Alterations, repairs
and furniture, second floor, court
house, Honolulu.' Probably 112,000 will
HONOLULU WATER WORKS
The Superintendent 0f Public Works
In his annual report says:
"The report of the Superintendent of
Water Works displays caro and nullity
In the preparation, nnd many facts and
figures of Interest to the general pub
lic as well as members of the Legisla
ture nre therein presented. The rcvo
nuo of the Bureau shows quite a fall
ing oft for the period, but the cause Is
made apparent In the conflagration In
the Chinese district. January SO, 1900,
and which compelled the discontinu
ance af 331 rate payers. Rebuilding In
this district, together with the In
rcascd building operations on King
street beyond the King-street brldgo
towaids Kapalama, and also Ltllha
Btreet, assures the Government thnt
there is every reason to believe thnt
tho rating of theBc localities will bo
greatly Increased In number at tho
close of the coming year.
"A schedule of the rates for new
privileges Is also presented In the re
port, and It will be seen that the ap
portionment of charges are very
equitable. Tho Superintendent of Water-
Wcrks asks for needed appropria
tions to cover the expense attached to:
"1st. Placing water mains In the
streets of the city whlch'nre now de
void of them.
"2nd. For the obtaining of larger
pipe to supply tho placo of the small
sizes now used as rnalns In certain
"3rd. For the purchase nnd placing
In position of n number of fire
"4th. For tho purpose of enlarging
tho reservoirs in Nuuanu Valley.
"All ot theno items nre Intended to
provo of benefit to the general public,
especially tho placing of water mains
In streets now without them.
"I consider that the improvements
propooed should omnln tne cnrerui eon-1
sldeMtlon of tho Legislature nnu tun
sums asked for bo appropriated."
WITH YOUNG ATIILUTE8.
Tho rain has handicapped training at
balm College to some extent during tho
last two or threo days. Little work has
been done by nny but the distance 'men,
who linve not been troubled very much
by tin wet condition of tho track..
Castle, on whom bo much depends, Is
out of bed now but Is still weak from
the effects ot his sickness. It Is hoped
that ho will be strong enough by th
30th of March to hold up Its end of
Myers, who has been showing such
remarkable ability in the shot put, has
been Blck for several days and shown
little signs ot Improvement. With
Myers and Castle on tho sick list
things will probably go hard with Oahu
In tho coming meet.
Tho rest of tho boys are doing as
much training ns the weather allows
and, notwithstanding the present
gloomy outlook they nre going on
with n determination to win. At all
events. If Kamehamcha wins she will
havo had the hnrdest rub she ever experienced.
SCHOOLS OP LAtlAINA.
Normal Instructor Sam Kelllnol re
ports on Lahalna schools!
With the exception of Lahalna nnd
Lahalnatuna, each of the schools In this
district Is managed by a single teacher.
The discipline and method of teaching
In these schools have on the whole beeu
unsatisfactory, though tho teachers
themselves ntc hard workers nnd nrP
very .anxious to receive nny help b)
which they can better their work.
In Lahalna, however, the case Is dif
ferent. The discipline Is good, an-l
kwb.cn the Influences against which thti
teachers havo to contend nre taken Into
consideration, the discipline of thu
school and spirit ot the pupils are px
ccllcnt. The academic work shows
careful and excellent training.
The Industrial training Is a promi
nent feature of tho school work. Lau
bala and coroanut leaf weaving lire
ably carried on In the different rooms,
products which would command good
prices If placed on the market, being
made by the pupils. . Sewing Is taught
to boys nnd girls In the different
grades, except about fifteen boys In
tho higher grades, some of whom are In
n class In knife work nnd others In
cocoanut-calabash making and Dntlnh
Ing. Take a rldo on the Pacific Heights
Electric Railway and enjoy tho un
surpassed view of ocean, mountain and
valley. Honolulu looks its best from
Pacific Heights. Round trip 10 cents.
Silva & YivaS
and Financial Agents
500 Lots in the Kapiolanl, Kalu-
lani, Magoon, Kaimuki, Mc
Cully, Kapahulu, Kapiolanl
Park Addition and Pitunul
Lands in This Cityr Suburbs, and
Island, in Maui and Hawaii,
improved and unimproved
INVESTORS AND HOME SEEK
ers will do 'Well to see us be
fore buying elsewhere.
Post Office Lane,
Honolulu, T. H.
SPECIALLY FOR CATTLE. NEAR TOWN.
SILVA & VIVAS,
i775;tf post orricE lane
1 II c
at Waikiki Beach.
Raft For Diving
In good canoes with
A CUISINE WELL
JQ Jf f Jfm fp P W
PACIFIC HARDWARE CO.,
Sterling Blue Flame Oil Stores
Having closed out our old stock of the old
patterns, we are now off ring the latest
Improved Patterns. Call and ex
Royal and Pat. Gen. Steel Ware
Refrigerators and Ice Chests
NhW INVOIChS TO HAND.
A larce stock
Bethel Street Household Department.
Extra strong, with 4 inch tires.
Also a variety of CUT UNDER
"Delivery and Express Wagons
both light nnd heavy. It will- pay you to inspect these goods
if you intend buying.
This Is No Lead Pipe Cinch.
I am not out to rob the public
but simply to earn a living In
a legitimate way. My motto
Is "HONEST WOKK AT HON
I Have Moved
my plumbing business to the
CORNER OP BLRETANIA AND
EAt.MA STS. Telephone. White
3571, where I have In stock the
following goods :
enameled Iron and steel clad,
with nlckle plated trimmings;
alii wood, zinc lined.
Water Closets, Wash Out.
and Syphon, jet stylo.
Sinks of Pressed Steel, both
galvanized and enameled.
Lavatorle, enameled Iron,
and mitble with nlckle plated
Wash Tiays, enameled Iron
with wood cover.
Slop Sinks, 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.
The Life of Queen
John Coulter and J. A. Cooper
ot London and Canada,
ROOM 11, MAGOON BLD
For a term of years, a piece of land front
ing on South st'eet, and running through
to Chamberlain street, the frontage on
each of said streets being 1.40 feet, and
having a depth of 14? feet.
This property Is suitable for the erection
of warehouses and stores. For terms, ap;
ply to the .
KAPIOLANI BSTATB, Ltd.
In Household and Kitchen Utensils
Ihesc nre NBW GOODS and the QUAL
ITY and PRICE will please you.
arrive on the
DUMP CARTS 30
BET. FORT AND ALAKEA
DID YOU EVER GET A BETTER
KINO AND BETHEL STREETS.
JUST THINK !
Beats any proposition ever offered to
the public before In Honolulu. You
can buy an artistic modern six room
house, first-class plumbing with en
ameled fixtures for t joco.oo, right In
the heart of the city. Electric and
horse cars within one block.
- M $40 OO per month.
f this does'nt beat paying rent, what
See plans and learn particulars from
Chas. E. Moore & Co.,
Room 8, Magoon Block.
1 746-1 m Merchant and Alakea Sts.
C. BREWER & CO., Ltd.
HAWAII SHIMPO SUA
The Pioneer Japanese Printing office,
The Publisher of "HAWAII SHIMPO,',
Ult only daily Jpanw ppcr publlthtd
In Hit rtnllory of Hwill , , , , .
V. SOG A, Editor.
C. SHIOZAWA, Proprietor
I- Editorial and Printing Office, near
King bridge King street. P, O. Box 907.
and a large assortment of useful HOUSE- M
HOLD UTbNSILS now being opened up," III
1200 Lots 1200
The Kapiolani Tract
tends from King street tothe
Beach. A road 60 feet wide
will be opened on the east
side of the property adjoin
ing the Kamehameha Girls'
School; said road will ex
tend to the sea.
between blocks. Every. lot
will have a frontage on a
road. The elevation varies
from forty 'feet high to ten
feet high above sea level.
No swamps around the
premises. No freshet will
enter the property. TV
There is an offer to bufcft;
part of the .property by ya
great manufacturing com
pany. The chances are the
offer may be accepted. There
is every reason to believe
that the prices of lots will in
crease in a short time. The
owner of the property will
give all chances to purchas
ers to make money on their
The ground is superior to
any tract in the market.
The premises are situated
within one mile and a half of
The Government water
pipes are laid along the upper
portion of the property.
The prices are the cheap
est of any tract within two
miles from the center of the
city. ' "
The terms which will be
given to purchasers will be
the best ever given by any
real estate dealer or broker
during the last twenty years
For terms or more particu
lars, apply, to
S. M. Kanakanui
Surveyor and Manager of
Kapiolanl Tract Co,
W. C. Achi & Co.
Real Esiat Dealers and
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