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KVKNINO nill.LETTN. HONOLULU, 11. T., SATURDAY, MAY 11. 1901.
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8ATUUDAY MAY 11. 1901.
Every business man prefers the ex
pense of an extra session to the pos
sibility of a bond Imuc that will not
Thanks to the Legislature tho tug
Elcu will no longer be a bone of con'
itentlon for federal or Territorial offl
clala to waste time over.
Where Is the tax payer who would
Object to nn I nt lea bo of one half per
rent In tnxes, prorinra such Increaso
secures tn the clly nml the country Im
proved streets and roads.
The Income tax Is nil right as .1
source of revenue provided It can run
the gauntlet of the courts. Should this
lew fall, the Territory will face n hall
million dollar deficit before the end of
the biennial period.
Ex-Governor Hogg nf Texas, one of
the gteat enemlps of the Octopuses
picked up u million dollars the other
day by n fortunate speculation on tho
Ktnck exchange. And now Hogg tlnds
that being nn Octopus If not to had as
lie thought It was. ,
On forward and not 1'aekw.ird Is tl.n
demand made on nil sides upon tho
legislative and cxeeutuc departments.
A stiff gnme of politics Is Interesting
and ncceptnble except when It gos so
far that public business Is thereby
checked In IU progress.
The classification of the Territorial
salary list shows that In the midst
nf all this clamor and turmoil some
good hard study has been going on,
Even Superintendent tklnson comes
nut with n stipend In keeping with the
j.dutle1 of the office Ik' occupies, not
withstanding the Implied threat that
hu might have to wmk tor nothing.
Mr. Coclho In his first trip through
the States tlnds hlmtelf beset with re
quests for Information reg.ir.dlng Ha
waii's Industries and opportunities.
This Is the experience of every traveler
from Hawaii. The plea for written In
formation Is constant. Considering the
small cost at which pamphlets could be
Issued to supply this demand the re
markable feature about It Is the con
tinued negligence of our own people.
The career of Leigh Hunt who pass
ed through Honolulu In the Xlproti
Maru Is worthy of special notice In no
records of American business life.
Hunt made a fortune 'n Seattle ami
lost It. carrying down many a good
man with him In the irasu !tut".ul
of railing at fate Hun. iot hlinrelf to
work and by rloe attention to bui.1
ness made another roruiu. Ho then
paid his creditors tloi'ar for dollar, al
though, had he l)e.'i sj disponed ha
could have bettled t'x fifty cents on
the dollar. One Item alone totaled
JC8.000, which the creditor had written
off as a total loss. Even Andiew Car
negie and philanthropic! of hU kluJ
can't offer u better re 'ord than tho man
who pays his debts.
An Interesting n ft 'ninth nf tin l)u
rant trial occurred In n San Prandisn
court recently. A f,3iil'.eni.m who was
one of the twelve gool men and true
who sent Durant to his death, was
called to serve on n Jury in a murler
case. He could not servj ns lie an
nounced his positive dleappiovul of tlM
death sentence. On being queptloned by
the court he stated that he lr.nl assist
ed In sending Durant to hlc death and
bad seen the man linns. After that
experience he was determined that hov
er again would he be pn:tv to a death
sentence In any court It Is a notable
fact that those wh,o hav-j participated
In killing men according to 1 iw uro the
least enthusiastic over a continuation
of the death penalty.
MR. HARTWBLL, GOVfiRNMENT
The only positive evideuce furnished
the public that Governor Dole Is get
ting tired of the worries of his office
Is the publication by A. H. Hurtwcll of
his views favorable to county or muni
clpal organization. It has been pre
dicted that this course, would be taken
by Mr. Hartwcll and his associates
when Mr. Dole's power began to wans
or ho went out of office.
This prediction was mado on tho very
good basis of Mr. Haitwell's and
his associates' enthusiasm for In
dependent local government when
', they were convinced of Mr.
Dole's defeat, an their sudden turn
over to u position of opposition when
Mr. Dole finally came out on top
through "sentiment" of President Mc
Klnlcy. Whlo tho light holds out
to bum tho vilest sinner may leturn.
Consequently the new light that has
dawned upon Mr. Hartu ell's political
r.oul Is gratifying whatever causes have
brought It about.
, In tho course of his confession of
'i . faith on local self-government. Mr.
i Hartwcll regrets that tho people and
' j parties who disagree with his methods
h . at thought and action can find nothing
'. good In tho administration of tho gov
X eminent In Its present form, This !i
St" worthy of consideration, serious con
jjw flderattou and a fair answer,
'L,' " '" worl,l' "' iwrtlculnr noto that
'Mr. Hartvvell himself offeis no more
'' "forcible apology for present adminis
tration of public affairs than a general
,. Impression Hint It Is ."not so bad."
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The dissatisfaction, widespread and
positive, with the conditions that exist
today Is duo almost solely to the lack
of expansive, progressive force lu tha
administration for which Governor
Dole stands sponsor. Annexation
coupled with tho splendid history of
all other American Territories brought
nlth It high hopes for the futie, the
Immediate future. Hopes for speedy
response to the sentiment nnd wishes
of the people, hopes for rapid develop
ment from old restricted conditions to
the new llbeinllzed and broad gauged
facts of government that characterize I
the American Union, Annexation
promised the people the bread of Inde
pendent thought nnd action; they got
the same old ollgarchle-il stone with nil
Its time worn arguments. Tho name
was changed, the conditions remained
and still remain practically the tame.
Not alone this. When Mr. Hnrtwell
and his associates saw that the person
nel was safo In their hands, they wcro
the first to cast a slur upon, to scoff at
the forms and methods of American
government. Through their accepted
newspaper organs they pictured the
American city ns the hotbed of corrup
tion unworthy of emulation and pro
ducing only high tnxes and Iniquity.
They characterized all Americans com
ing to these Islands, n carpet-baggers;
they charged the native Hawaiian
vlth being Incapable of self-govern
ment -nnd merely exlstlng-to reap spoils
or kill a haole. I'pon themselves
alone they placed tho crown of politi
cal virtue and personal Intergrlty.
These are the facts. Mr. Hartvvell can
publish a denial but he can't dispute
the record. The attack was led by
Thurston & Co. "one of whom Hart
well Is which." and now having got
the worst of It In party primaries, be
fore the people and In the Legislature
they first fawn before nnd then con
demn the newcomer, today call the na
tives foots and tomorrow appeal to na
But when It comes to results the
products of this governmental condi
tion that It Is "not so bad," what has
Mr. Hartvvell to offer? Where Is the
evidence that there hat been nn ener
getic grasp of the situation on the part
of the executive depnitment. nn exhibi
tion of the progressive force that car
ries things forward, promptly, over
coming obstaclis but alnn8 moving
forward? Where Is the product that
shows active fone of character and
determination to advance or at least
keep pace with the spirit of the times?
Take the public schools. Are they
like tho old government, the best on
earth' According to Superintendent
Atkinson's report they are and he did
li. but many capable educator bnvej
inougni anu aim miiiK quue ine con
trary. The educational department Is
In a rut of supreme conceit. It Is not
a disgrace to the countiy but It Is not
what It ought to be. what It might bo'
with forceful energy behind It rather
Take tho Health Department. In six
days Goil created the heavens and tho
earth; W. O. Smith mado tho Board
of Health. And n mote cumbersome,
complicated system can hardly bo lmn-1
glned. Any man or men who can suc-l
(cssfully conduct the Hoard of Health!
under Its piesent system and multitude
of business responsibilities Is a grade
above mankind of this earth. Mr. Hart-
writ uuNKrii wuu i iieuy imu mi- in-i
fane Asyiuni, lor insianre, snouio
properly be controlled by a separate
Board of Trustees; that an Immense
amount of business nnd executive ad
ministration Is thrown upon the Board
of Health that should be In the hands
of special and sepaiate boards of con
trol or trustees.
Thn there Is the prison and refor
matory system. Can Mr. Hartwcll dud
snvthlng to equalit outside tho South
ern States which are accepted through
out the I'nlon as being In n medaeval
condition In this paitlcular matter.
And the Public Works department.
It might be far worse. It might spend
money more ruthlessly nnd with less
results. It has done nn Immense
amount of work gauged by the stan
dards of ten years ago, but it has
failed to grasp tho present situation,
A man on horseback doesn't need In
struction from a civil engineer to con
vince him of that fait.
The same power hns been, behind de
partmental operations for a full eight
years. The people seek to move ahead.
Has tho power moved? Isn't It the
same old story of ponderous delibera
tion year after year that uppronches
stngnntlon. when cnnsldeied with re
gard to the demands of the hour? If
thero Is notable vim, business like
ginger or get-up-and-gct behind this
executive administration Mr. Hartwcll
or anybody elso will confer n favor
highly appreciated on nil sides If he
will point to It.
If the Governor who was In former
days nml still Is the power will vvnke
up and push things, put n Yankee
spring In the bootheel of his depart
ments, stop playing pol'tlcs nnd get to
work; If Mr. Hartwcll and his asso
clutCB will leave their Jiammers and
their hatchets at homo when they go
out In search of harmony, wo aio dis
posed to believe and are Indeed con
fident that contentment will reign
and the Govornor live In peace; Am
ericans will not be ashamed nf the
men who cried loudest for annexation
and Mr. Hnrtwell will be saved tho
dlRtiessIng task of writing southing
epistles to tho populace whom his
friends Inform us thiougli their news
papers Is an Irresponsible rabble.
Hawaii hns as high grade and as
loyal citizens ns any Territory or State
on eaitli. This excellence of charncter
Is not confined to tho mlnoilty; It l
shared equally by tho majority. The
peoplo of Hawaii whether native bom
or Ameilcan born iiie woithy of mint
Let the Governor truM them, let him
keep In touch with the prevailing sen
timent for American development on
American lines, and It will not be ue
ccsxaiy for him to call on nny party
for political support. Tho people will
be so generally contented that they will
nut give a bi'cond condemnutor
thought to the man In the Governor's
chair or to any depaitment bend, they
will endorse tho Governor nnd the
government by words and netB that
ring Hue with loyalty mid enthusiasm,
M. O. Hayselden arrived from Ku
pau In tho Makee this morning.
Japanese Y J.C.A.
The annual meeting of tha Jnpanes
Young Men's Christian Association
was held last evening nt the Japanese
church In Nuunnu street. Tho Asso
ciation hns been In existence only one
year, but the growth of membership
and tho work "accomplished In tho
twelve months shows the organization
to be backed by energetic and con
One of the best features of the As
sociation ta Its night schools for tho
Improvement of the Japanese. There
nre two of these schools, one nt Makl
hi and one on Xutianu street. Eleven
teachers In these two schools have In
structed over sixty pupils. Tho Asso
ciation library contnlns over $00 vol
umes nnd the tables are covered with,
dally papers and periodicals. The As
sociation hns found remunerative em
ployment for thirty-nine Japanese. It
Issues n monthly paper caller "Young
.Men." The totnl membership Is 1G9,
At the meeting last night the pros
pect seemed bright that the Association
would have n bulldlmz of Its own tn
the near future. Tho program con
slsted of songs nnd nddresscs. Light re
freshments were, served.
TTie work of the Association has been
In charge of President Kuwnbara who
vvns congratulated heartily by his as
sociates for the successful Initial year
of the organization.
CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY.
The Jury In the contested will enso
of Nallnu Naolvvl returned a verdict
yesterday at 1 p. m. In favor of the con
testnnts. Exceptions to the verdict and
notice of motion for new trial were
made by Attorney J. A. Mngoon.
In th case of T. W. Hobron vs. Chns.
1 Helm, the following Jury was called:
T. It. Lucas. J. E. Kullerton. W. B.
Hlce. Henry Lose. David Y. Thrum. T,
J Qulnn, A. M. Mollis. S. Peck, S. D
Koki. L. II. Miranda, S I. Kekumnnu,
and E. C. llolsteln. The Jury was ex
cused until 10 n. in. Monday; the re
icmalnder of tho panel being ex
cused until 10:30 Monday.
The controversy between Dr. John J.
Grace of Illlo and the Territory of Ha
waii hns been submitted to the Su
piemc Ctiuit. Tho fnets as agieed
ppon nro ns follows:
"That said Grace Is, and, during tho
month of February, 1900, was n duly
licensed physician and surgeon prac
ticing said profession In Illlo. Hawaii.
That In said February n policeman nt
Illlo aforesaid, without authority, Jus
tification or extenuntlon by law, shot
and wounded n private citizen. That
It Immediately became necessnry to
extract the bullet from said wounded
mnn. That the Sheriff of Hnvvnll re
quested said Graco to perform said
operation, promising him rensonnble
compensation for the service by the
depnrtment of the Attorney General.
That said Grace performed said sep
vice In n skillful manner nnd render
ed n bill therefor to tho Attorney Gen
oral's department. That In order for
the warrant to be drawn ami paid In
oidlunry course, ns n liability of the
Attorney General's depnrtment. one of
the departments of said Territory. It
Is necessary that said bill ohnuld be
approved bv the Attorney General.
That tho Attorney General, doubting
whether snld bill Is a local liability
of his department or of said Territory
nnd whether ho has a lawful right to
approve the some, declines to approve
It without the sanction of this court."
MUSIC UNDER DIFFICULTIES.
The band concert nt "the hotel
grounds last evening was Interrupted
lu a most exasperating manner by the
fnlluro of the lights. The.' electricity
failed Just as the program was about
tn begin. The current would leturn,
eliciting the npplause of tho crowd.
When Ilorgcr's musicians were In the
midst of somo difficult bar, away would
go tho lights and tho notes of the or
chestra would dlo away In darkness.
ThlB gamo of hide and seek, between
the music and tho light, was played for
over an hour.
New Maui Pmer.
Wailuku, May .9. Another English
newspaper Is to be staited In Wailuku
and the promoters ale at present bus)
getting subscribers to the stock of tha
company. While some doubt that two
newspapers can exist In Wailuku, tho
promoters after mature consideration,
believe there Is loom for unother llvo
newspaper if only to piovo to Lahalna
ltes Wnlluku's undisputed claims as the
county sent when the county bill again
makes Its apeparance bcfoio the Legis
lature In 1903.
J. M. VIVAS
Attorney at Law
& Notary Public.
Agent to grant Marriage Licences.
Financial anil Real Estate Agent.
POST OFFICE LANE
HONOLULU, T. H. -TBI.
-MAIN 1 1 5. P. O. BOX 443.
Telephone to All Parts of the Island.
KEALAKEKUA, - HAWAII
J. O. HENRtQUES, PROP.
Horses nnd Carrlnges
to the Volcano or the Mountains.
An excellent chance Is offered for
SEB THE COUNT BY.
Carriages meet the S. S. Mauna Loa at
Kallua and take them overland to Hookena
where the steamer Is met again.
PACIFIC HARDWARE CO.,
SOLE AGENTS FOR
DIAMOND HEAD GASOLINE
In pt;lj Iv c ted tins and heavy
cases to i levent leakage i : :
Wt -illlHff - Si
San-plM now oi
An Imolce to arrive on thi
A Full Line of Dixon's
IT you arc looking for something stlfsh and strictly
up-to-date In the Vehicle line, call at our Reoositorv. we can
pive you just what you uan. To
have added a new shipment ot
BASKET SEAT BUGGIES
They are certainly very Nobbv.
MERCHANT ST., BET.
IS ASSURED BY
The Latest Improved
Experienced and Com
We employ the most improved methods and are fully
EVERY SORT. OF LAUNDRY WORK
DOMESTIC OR t.LOSS FINISH
FOR SHIRTS, COLLARS AND CUFFS.
Special Attention paid to
bilks, Flannels, Etc. Etc.
SANITARY STEAM L4UNDRY
rel.- Main 73. Laundry, Kawniahao St.
Up Town Office in the OLD ELITE PREMISES, Hotel St.
Metropolitan Meat Co.,
Fresh Meats and Fish
by Every Steamer
From the Coast that
Also Poultry, Salmon and
FOR SALE AT
SHREVE & CO., San Francisco,
yTo facilitate trade with the Hawaiian Islands, will deliver all goods
purchased or ordered of them, free of all charges for transportation to
Wonolulu, or returning same to San Francisco. Goods will be sent on
-.elecfjn to those known to the firm, or who will furnish satisfactory
oferences In San Francisco,
Jewelers, Gold and Silverware Manufacturers,
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Illustrated CATALOGUE and prlcfS'turnlslud upon receipt of request. We have
he largest manufactory u Jewelry and Silverware wet of New Yoik City, and art
)repared to lurnMi peclal deslgin. " "
The Bulletin, 75cts. per month
"MUANU" now due.
our already large variety we
Come and see tliemjon display.
FORT AMD ALAKEA.
has Cold Storage.
Choice Beef, Veal, Mutton,
Lamb and Pork always
The Metropolitan Marltct, King St., Tel. 45.
The Booth, Fishmarket, Telephone 379.
Central Market. "Nnuanu St , lelephme 104,
FOR A FBW DAYS ONLY
Sand Soap-equal to Sapolio, 6 for 25c
Washing Soaps-good and dry, 7 for 25
Borax- - - - 6 cakes for 25c
Take notice and buy now.
Come and see cur window.
Salter & Waity
M Nome on Every Piece."
FOR SALB BY
LEWIS Sr CO.,
240! 240! 240!
To those who appreciate h'er
skil in portraiiure. the return
of Mi's Caroli e Hajkins to
Honolulu will be welcome.
She has not wasted her time
wh'le away, and will come
prepared to give her patrons
the benefit ot the latest ideis.
Her headquarters will be at
120 Hotel St.
Vfil XjJw&C'V'riJriir CLPAD LAKE
SO-MCAUrORNIA ST, SK
The Pasteur ....
Germ Proof Filter
',ls the only Filter on the market that frees the water from all im
purities and eradicates the Germs, '('he PASTEUR is one ot the
greatest foes to ill health ever invented.
Every Store, Office, Hotel, HesUur.int and Home sliould ha e one without delay
A. R. HANCOCK Sr Co.
ais PORT ST,
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rVVearv feaddes -
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Hawaiian Opera House
Opera - Company
MONDAY, MAY 13
The Fencing Master
1'rnit.cvJ lor the First Time In tht Man.lt.
NIGHTS joe, 51.00, 51.50
10 Years Old
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Intrinsic merit alone has brought
WHITE HORSE CELLAR
to the front.
Kpr sale in all first ct.iss
saloons. If your de.iler
does not keep it, call on
The Pioneer Wine and Liquor Dealers
KING ST.! NEAR BETHEL.
C. BREWER & CO., Ltd.
PACKED ON FARM
fresh and Ntttr
1 1 y ' -1
, - -prop J-fJAIlli
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