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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, II. T SATURDAY, MARCH 30. IDOL
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SATURDAY MARCH 30, 1901,
If this morning's teuton Is n criter
ion the business of the Territory stands
In no danger it being advanced through
Joint legislative sessions.
The Advertiser falls tack upon nn
"Old Resident" to llnioh up the real es
tate vagaries. It would appear thnt
"Old Resident" has llted here so long
that ho considers an) thing beyond tho
construction of one house a ear, an
vldence of wild real estate speculation.
King Edward and President McKln
ley will doubtless feel wry sad when
they hear of alt this squabble about
whether they should bo prayed for. It
s dlMlcult to bellce that thesu church
rows over discipline will amount to
anything when mankind answers be
fore the omnipotent Judge.
The Ignoramus that put down as a
Home Rule measure Senator Actil's bill
to exempt families with five children
from certain taxes evidently can't read
Hawaiian or English. Senator Acht
was elected as a Republican and has
voted accordingly In the Senate.
Whether It be Home Rule or Republi
can the measure Is one that Is worthy
of enactment. The poorer classes liae
heretofore been auRlrlr nlly cinched un
der tho taxation system to warrant
their having a little leeway.
i Naturally the Adtirllaer considers
any effort In behalf of the small farm
crs and poorer clasfes ai highly rldlcu
lous. 1'hc Associated Press dispatches
dealing with the mlsilun of .lured
Smith had merely 3tated that Mr.
Smith as head of the local experiment
station, will do In Hawaii what Is be
ing done In every State and Territory
of the American Union. The Idiotic re
marks of tho Morning Omnii serve to
set forth Its supreme Ignorance of Am
erican Institutions, more particularly
on this occasion the national agricul
tural experiment station;. It Is certain
that Jared Smith will enlighten the be
nlghted asses that control the Morning
The Independent charter act makes a
serious mistake in making it puoolhle
ftrr members of a city council to vote
themselves a salary of not more thnn
J1J00 a year. Each and every memlior
of each city council should servo with
out pay and the charter passed by the
Legislature should nvike It Impossible
for any city council to vote Itself any
salary whatever. American cities of
more than 50.000 Inhabitants can find
plenty of first class men to serve on
the city council without other remuner
ation than actual expense Incurred In
doing tho people's bunlness. Hawaii
ought not to put Itself on record as
possessing less civic pride than Its sis
ter cities on the Mainland.
The apparent smash up of the major
ity party In the Territorial Senate la
likely to cause a more serious blockade
of business than has heretofore occur
red. Whereas little business has been
accomplished, there Is likely to be noth
ing done now. The break in the Sen
ate Is very probable to cause a
complete solidifying of forces In the
House, the two houses will each stand
on partisan dignity nnd tho blockade
wlll.be unbrenkable. From a partisan
standpoint this situation may be highly
gratifying since the majority party
must be held responsible for failure to
hold Its forces. From a business
standpoint for the general welfare of
the Territory, tho result will be unfor
tunato since the Territorial business Is
In a position that demands action.
VALUES ARE ADVANCING.
Judging from results In tho real es
tate market the strenuous offorts to
bear tho market havo accomplished
anything but tho objects sought. That
"rush to Honolulu following annexa
tion" has disappeared like chaff that It
is and even the discoverer can't find It
now and wants to forget all about It.
Tho discussion has perhaps caused
the people to look Into tho situation
morn carefully, and they have found
Miat real estato valuta wero nnd nro
Indeed low. The tendency of the mar-
ket Is toward an ndvance.
' One of the best refutations of the
charges of excessive real estate values
Is found in the CollegelHtlls sales, fol-
f, t 1 Rowing the auction which was said to
'tw a wildly speculative affair. At
that sale $64,000 worth of residence lots
ivere taken u, by home buyers, who did
sot hesitate In paying advances upon
tho upset price set by tho trustees.
Since that sale private purchases have
run the total up to $105,000 and these
additional purchases havo been made
almost without exception, b'y home buy
ers, not speculators. Purchases for the
same homo building purposes havo
been and nro now being steadily made
? throughout the city and Its suburbs.
Tho mea'who discovered a boom In
Honolulu have Indeed .come to the con
clusion that they wero monkeying with
A buK saw of their own creation.
PR0GRH88 IN HIGH SCHOOL.
The Commissioners of Public In
struction had before them nt their last
meeting a suggestion from Principal
M. M. Scott of the High School relntlve
to new departures advisable for In
creasing the usefulness of the Institu
tion over which he presides, This sug
gestion was quietly but It would seem
none tho less positively set nsldo by
the commissioners, supposedly for n
more conenlent season. As this seems
to be the course taken for all sugges
tions not evolved by the Superinten
dent of Public Instruction, the Unite
tin through the courtesy of the secre
tary has secured n copy of Principal
Scott's letter. All persons Interested
In the progresslxe development of the
public schools will nt once appreciate
that the proposals nre worthy of action,
rather than the scant courtesy they re
Mr. Scott's 'letter Is as follows:
"I think the time ha now como
when the demand calls for nn addition
to the course of the High School to
make H subserve the highest Interests
of those pupils already there and of
those In still greater number, who will
rapidly Increase In the near future 1
mean that a business course should be
"After completing the grammar
course, many pupils wish to continue,
one or two years longer in school but
they wish n part of their studies tn
take n practical turn. In other words,
ihey arc poor nnd have to do something
by which to enrn a livelihood. Some
of these have no special aptitude for
any language other than their mother
"Now It appears to me If these boys
and girls could have an opportunity to
learn typewriting, commercial arith
metic, shorthand, bookkeeping and
perhaps commercial geography, which
would Include great transit routes of
commerce, both oceanic and continen
tal. It would be of Incalculable practical
advantngc to them. Through what
trade agencies or banks trade balances
nre ndjusted with tariffs of different
countries might also be given.
"The foregoing branches properly
taught would be not only practical bill
of the highest educational value.
"My own view Is that those pupils
taking the commercial course need not
take any other language than English
but they must pursue the same course
In English, science, history, and to a
tertaln extent, mathematics, ns the
"The cost of establishing such a
course will not be great. One tencher
and five typewriters would sulllce."
To nny father or mother whose chil
dren must enter upon some business
task early In life this propocal ap
peals at once. Furthermore, It Is sound
In every educational phase. 'et tho
"I am" of the educational department
has seen fit to pigeon hole this plan
with little more thnn passing mention
and hardly that. Hawaii with Its
steadily Increasing business Is furnish
ing a stonily demnnd for young men
nnd women equipped on Just this edu
cational line: And the supply Is fur
nished principally from the joung men
and women of the Mainland. Our own
youth must go either to the Mainland
or study under a special tutor. This
they can 111 nfford to do and, ns a result
when looking for remunerative Inlmf
ihey find themselves seriously handi
capped. It seems hardly necessary to suggect
that such a condition should not exist,
nnd tho fact that It does shows with
what laggardly steps the educational
department of the Territory Is wending
Its ponderous way.
As a matter of fact the superiority of
Hawaii's schools Is principally on
paper.. It has gained praise large
ly from those who have pre
viously had the Idea that the
population of Hawaii Is In a state of
semi-barbarism; from a class of peo
ple actually surprised when landing In
Honolulu and other Island ports to And
that a good degreo of civilization Is ap
parent In the dress, education nnd
manners of the people.
This proposal from Principal Scott Is
one that would be afcepted and acted
upon promptly by nn aggressive nnd a
progressive educator, sinking to steadi
ly Improvn the schools nnd place great
er advantages at the disposal of the
pupils. It Is In touch with the spirit of
the times and furnishes the poorer pu
pits with nn Immediate educntlonnl
commodity on completing the High
School course. Having n double value
through the educational training a
well ns benefits from n commercial
standpoint, It would serve the donblo
purpose of loading pupils to continue
their studies beyond tho giammar
grado nnd making our own bos and
girls eligible to n higher class of em
ployment which they now seo pars to
those edncnted In the same grade
schools of the Mainland.
Tho Legislature ought to set to It
that this suggestion Is promptly ta.ien
up, notwithstanding tho education ll
department as nt present ndmlnlsteied
treats with apparent Indifference.
Editor Evening Bulletin: Is It not
about time to call a halt upon the Jour
nalism that believes In hanging out ttl0
red flag every time a Jap or Chinaman
happens to be sick from unknown
causes? Our town Is full of strangers,
each and every one of whom should bo
the finest kind of walking advertise
ment for Hawaii, the beautiful, when
they leave here,
Tho avcrago man or woman looks
upon bubonic plnguo with dread, not
realizing that the day In which It tan
rage unchecked Is past, nnd that In a
sanitary community such ns ours the
black plague Is no more dangerous
than a half dozen other maladies that
are hardly thought of.
What must have ben tho feelings of
tho Shrlners nnd other strangers this
morning when they picked up tho pa
pers? Rig scarcihead lines about the
bubonic plague In the roost prominent
place In both Journals, whllo the news
boys are at the present writing crying
the story nil over the whole town. Are
the lessons of n year ago nit forgotten?
Have we not profited one mite by our
Last year the fact thnt the plague
was raging In Honolulu was spread to
tho four corners of the earth In tho
most .lurid language; spead by our
selves. The plague wns.Just ns much a
menaco In San Francisco recently ns It
was here, and yet tho world at large
does not now know whether they ever
had the plague there, simply because,
for once, the Coast' papers said nnd did
the right thing. California a trade was
practically not hurt nt all by the plague
scare, how about Honolulu's?
For goodness sake do not lot us run
around the streets crying "Plague!
Plague!! Plague! 11" In any event, and
let us for our own good say nothing
about the plnguo nt all until we know
for certain that It Is In our midst.
This letter will probably provoke In
dlgMht protests or. caustic editorials
from the two morning papers, In which
event the writer trusts that the com
munity will stand by Its guns nnd put
In print the opinions on the subject
that they hnvc so often publicly nnd
freely expressed on the streets. If those
who believe In parading plague plllkta
to the world could have heard one of
fifty remarks made by passing tourists,
that tho writer has heard during tho
past ten months, to the effect that "Ho
nolulu made an ass of Itself In the win
ter nnd spring of 1900 In the fuss thnt
It made over the bubonic plague" they
would forever keep mum.
Honolulu. March 30. 1901.
THB THREE 8TRIKDR8.
Edltor'kvonlnB Bulletin: The state
ment of the Honolulu Market as given
In the Advertiser of Thursday Is false.
The company employs three men on
the forenoon delivery. The drivers who
went on a strike took orders for noon
of the day we went out. This Is called
the 10 o'clock delivery, not the 2
o'clock ns given In the Adverttscr. The
nctlng manager says we went back and
asked for our old places at the same
wages. This Is one of the biggest mis
takes he ever made. When we strike
we strike and do not nsk to go back,
as tho manager Is quoted ns saying In
THE THREE STRIKERS.
Honolulu. March 30. 1901.
Commissioner Taylor is collecting a
quantity of nlgcroba teed for Rrltlsh
Consul Honre, who wuuts to forward
them to South Africa.
ARE YOU DEAF??
Rverr kind of ilrnfnrM and cllflleuU Iirnr
inr cnii lf currrt by our new lofeotlont imlr
1xhm buvlntr been born rteaf are Incurable. u !.
i ilitenrreae"t ne. (end paruenianiaboc
ur rne. iU nuitntlnn and ndftro ft Kvtrr
tt mil euro btnncU at hi own home at ver?
Om.'n ALTON'S AURAL CLINIC,
l""l HI II I... II H A
Silva & VivaS
and Financial Agents
500 Lots in the Kapiolani, Kaiu
lani, Magoon, Kaimuki, Mc
Cully, Kapahulu, Kapiolani
Park Addition and Puunui
Lands in This City, Suburbs, and
Island, "Tn Maul and Hawaii,
improved and unimproved
INVESTORS AND HOME BfcEK
ers will do well to see us be
fore buying elsewhere.
Post Office Lane,
Honolulu, T. H.
SPECIALLY FOR CATTLE. NEAR TOWN.
SILVA & VIVAS,
I77jtj POST OFFICE LANE
4flLVttTEui Heat Cjil-fc
PACIFIC HARDWARE CO..
fl LIMITED. B
Sterling Blue Flame Oil Stoves
Having closed out our old stock of the old
patterns, we are now offering the latest
Improved Patterns. Call and ex
Royal and Pat. Gen. Steel Ware
In Household nnd Kitchen Utensils
Ihese nre NEW GOODS and the QUAL
ITY and PRICE will please you.
Refrigerators and Ice Chests
NbW INVOICES TO HAND.
A Urge stock will arrive" on the "W. G,
IRWIN" now due. f
Lemon Squeezers .
and a large assortment of useful HOUSE
HOLD UTENSILS now being opened up.
Bethel Street Household Department.
30 STUDEBAKER DUMP CARTS 30
, bxtra strong, with 4 Inch tires.
Also a variety of CUT UNDER
"SEB-Delivery arid Express Wagons
both light and heavy. It will pay you to inspect these goods
if you intend buying.
MERCHANT STREET. BET. FORT AND ALAKEA
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 WORK AT HON
I Have Moved
my plumbing business to the
CORNLR OF BERETANIA AMD
EMMA STS. Telephone, White
3571, where I have In stock the
following goods :
enameled Iron and steel clad,
with nlckle plated trimmings j
als) wood, zinc lined.
Water Closets, Wash Out,
and Syphon, jet style".
Sinks of Pressed Steel, both
galvanized and enameled.
Lavato:le, enameled Iron,
and mirble with nlckle plated
Wash Trays, enameled Iron
with wood cover.
Slop Sinks, enameled Iron.
Hot Water Boilers and Stands
Water Pipe, Faucets and Trim
mings, Galvanized Iron, Gut
ters, Cornices, Stone Pipe, fin
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
of London and Canada.
ROOM u, MAGOON BLD
C. BREWER & CO., Ltd.
DID V0U EVER GET A BETTER
KINO AND BBTHBL STREETS.
On and After the 2nd of March
messages tn plain language will be accept
ed for transmission between the
places mentioned below :
Ka Lanu, Molokai
Maunalei, Lanai; anil
The charge for such messages will be at
the rate of 20 cents per word of 15 letters,
minimum cnarge 2, until turtner notice.
When telephone connections are avail1
able messtges may be Innded to the tele
phone company to beJorwarded to destl
nations other than those mentioned above.
In othtr cases special messtngers mav
De employe .J.
The cost of SDeclal delivery Is not In
eluded In the charte at 30 cents per word.
I ft he cost Is known it must be paid by
the sender when the message Is handed In.
If, unknown, it must, be .paid by he ad
dressee when the message is delivered.''
Honolulu Office, Magoon Block.
Drays for Freight
Our representative meets all Incoming
steamers from the Coast nd we chect
baggage on all outgoing steamers.
White and Black Sand For Sale
Office with Evening Bulletin, 210 Kin?
street. Tel. 86.
W. LARSEN, H'r'r.
Forty-first Annual Statement
The Germania Life Ins. Co.
OP NEW YORK
FOR THE YEAR ENDINO DECEMBER
Donds and Mortgages onV
Real Estate ...$14,296,062.43
Domestlo and Foreign
State, City, Railroad and
other Donds owned, Mar
Real Estato owned, includ
ing Office Buildings tn
the United States and
Cash deposited In Ranks .
Cash on band and In transit
(since received) 172,637.45
Loans on Policies In force 1,390,263.C0
Not or Invested Assets De
cember 31st, 1900 $26,574,913.50
Interest and Rents due and
Dalanco of year's pre
miums, not yet due (full
reserve charged In Lia
bilities), net 309,935.83
Premiums In course of
transmission (full re
serve chnrged In Lia
bilities), net i . . . 178,451.92
Total Assets December
31st, 1900 $27,378,633.30
Reserve fund for all out
standing Policies In force
December 31st, 1900, cal
culated on the assump
tion that the Company's
Investments will earn In
terest at tho rate of 4
per annum $23,623,304.00
Additional Reserve i-und
required to place the
Company on a 3'-4
basis for all outstanding
Reserve Fund for Extra
Risks and Surrender Val
Unpaid Dividends of 1900
duo to Policyholders....
Reserve Fund . for Divi
dends to Policyholders:
Payable In 1901
quent to 1901
Total Liabilities $25,853,231.95
Surplus as regards Policy
From the foregoing statement of
Assets there Is excluded (ns Is usual
with this Company) every Item whUh
Is not admitted by the State Insurance
Department, and a very conservative
valuation is put upon the various ltemi
Manager, Hawaiian Islands,
Judd Bulldlni;. Honolulu.
on all sorts of building.
OFFICE IN OLD ARLINGTON
A full line of HAWAIIAN VIEWS.
Shrlners are welcome to visit our
gallery and see the
' TREATED "
Pro. W. Bogle,
Room 8, Elite Block
B. K. KAAI,
Teacher of ' ' .ttar, Mandolin, Zltbn
Ukulele and Taro Patch.
Ordera to be left care ol Wall, Mldioi
(jo r VatromMuidoOo.'r le.
1200 Lots 1200
k 1 IN
' The Kapiolani Tract ex
tends from King street to the
Beach. A road 60 feet wide
will be' opened on the east
side of the property adjoin
ing the Kamehanieha Girls
Scnool: said road will ex
tend to the sea.
Cross-roads will beopened
between blocks. Everv 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, v
There is an offer to biiy a
part of the property by a
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 gfound 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 pj-ices are the cheap
est of any tract within two
miles from the center of the
city. v '
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
Kapiolani Tract Co.
W. C. Achi & Co.
Real Esutt Dealers an4