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EVENING BtJIiLKTIN, HONOLULU, H. T., TUESDAY, DEC. 31,' 1901,
Published Every Day Except Sunday',
at 120 King Street, Honolulu,
T. II., by the
BULLETIN PUBLISHING CO., LTD.
WALLACE K. KAH1UNUTUN.. Editor
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Post Oillco Hot 71S
.DECE.MllEU 31, 1S01.
The Evening Uullctln extends n
hearty New Year grcctlnB to Its many
readers throughout the Territory,
The New York Sun asks. "Can Japan
and Ilussla become friends." When
the linn end tho lamb He down to
gether. L. A. Thurston1 may be au expert on
oil but he has never been known dur
ing lils political career to use oil (or
any other J'.'T080 ,hiln ,0 "M fuel ,0
The number of watch meeting.
- iu.i mum w9 ifaj. .-or mako It I
uj mc iuv iov v vu J.-. --
. easv nneo In the voar for tho ones
who have to create excuses for coming
home In the early dawning,
n......r-nn tho miinritv Sinirpnip
Court be depended upon to overrule J
ony decision by Judge Humphreys,
wiucn may ue uiiiiunii.vij w .
A special session of the .Legislature
U tho most acceptable New Year's
greeting the Oovcrnor can offer the
pcoplo of this Territory. Will he give
It? Will he sweep tho cobwebs of
piOclal blockading and act.
y If the New Year does not bring n new
Governor or a new policy on the part
of the present Chief Executive the Ter
ritorial administration will register a
memorable political defeat when It
goes to the polls In November, 1902.
The man who celebrates tho New-
Year by swctUng off Is deserving of
sympathy. If he cannot cease the
uror of his ways on any other day he
certainly can't make much headway
by centering his good resolutions on
the first day of tho new year.
Every time Judge Humphreys makes
a decision contrarywlse to the desires
of tho Powers That Malign ho Is
charged with either corruption or a
spirit of revenge. 'Tuas ever thus and
ever will be as long as an Independent
and fearless Judge remains on the
bench tn the Territory of Hawaii.
The necessity for an official Inspec
tor of electrical wiring as suggested
by the Uullctln Is forcibly brought
home to the people of Honolulu by tha
verdict of tho Coroner's Jury In tho Ab
Fal death. How far tho powers con
ferred upon the Superintendent of
1'ubllc Works can bo toward Immedi
ate action remains to be seen. It ll
tcrtaln that another session of tho
Legislature ought not to pass without
furnishing the complcto authority to
enforce as well as appoint.
Tho positive action of tho McKlnley
Memorial committee In favor of a pub
He playground bids fair to rescue iho
memorial from threatened destruction
from ponderous Inertia. This decision
may reduce to a slight extent the con
tributions from tho other Islands but
the local dcmiyids for a general re
creation grounds are so well estaKflT?.
ed that the pcoplo of Honolulu ought
to be willing to make up whatever tie
flclcncy may bo caused through a lack
of enthusiasm on the other Islands.
It Is a curious fact that the South
ern States, fighting against a reduction
ot Congressional representation on ac
count of the disfranchisement of ne
groes, are finding their most ardent
support from Northern States that
were hot beds of abolition. If South'
ern representation Is reduced It also
means cutting out Congressmen from
certain Northern States whose popu
lation has fallen off. It shows that tho
people will overlook many faults rather
than give up any numerical force in
the councils of the Nation.
The superintendent ot the govern
ment tH-ctrlc light station whomever he
may be is by no means the proper per-J
son for general Inspector ot electrical
wiring. Thcro Is Just as good reason
for appointing the superintendent ot
any prlvato elecrlca corporation to
the position. No Inspector can do Jus
tice to himself or anyone else it placed
in tho position of passing Judgment on
tho work ot his own workmen. There
Is as much sense in this governmental
movo ns there would be In a Judgo de
ciding n rase In which ho Is personally
The development ot the Honolulu
Athletic Club along lines that point to
permanent organization Is highly gra
tifying to all those Interested in ama
teur sport. Honolulu Is large enough1
and Its sporting Interests sufficiently
diversified to warrant the members of
this organization to branch out In tho
social features of club life. Such a
course cannot fall to put now life Into
all athletic activity besides furnishing
a pleasant gathering place for young
men whoso means will not warrant
their connection with moro expensive
Tho effort of an official organ to rep
resent that Judges are Included In tho
recent civil service order transmitted
to executive officers of the Department
of Justlco by the Attorney General fur
nishes another exhibition of Idiotic
Ignorance of American administration.
When tho administration of the United
(Mates reaches the point where it dic
tates to Judges on the bench, Justlca
will have fallen to as low an estate as
certain officials of this Territory would
now bo pleased to see it. The Presi
dent and Attorney General of the
United States are executive officers.
They cannot nor do they presume tn
dictate to any judge.
NEW YKAK NliCBSBITIES.
In looking over the year just passed
there Is much In the history of this
Terlrtory that gives good cause for
gratification and not a llttlo for com
mlseratlon. Tho Territory has not
progressed as many would wish. It nas
encountered and is still struggling
with what seem to the majority of its
pcoplo unnecessary official blockades.
There is not a thoughtful citizen ol
the Commonwealth, however, who docs
sot look to the future with confidence
that It offers brighter and more satis
factory conditions; that whatever
failures tho past may have brought
will be but tho signal for greater
energy, moro vigor and a sharper strug
gle If necessary to sccuro the fulfill
ment of the highest Ideals. The past
has shown and the future will prove
that tho one way and the only way tn
the realization of Ideals that mako for
peaco nud progress Is tho amalgama
tion of all our political force on more
liberal lines. Thcro must bo an ac
ceptance of tho truism that Qod doe
not confer all civic honesty and civic
prldo upon one man or one faction.
Thcro must be recognition by a tem
porary ruling minority faction that In
the long run 'tho majority rules and
the majority will not bo hammered Into
a weak and cringing vassalage by
threats or any arts of cajolery that
""' """ or expedients may
Honest, stralghtforwnrd activity will
win the day. It gains tho confldencs
of tho pcoplo everywhere. It is the
keynote of the official life, of our nation
and according as tho Territory follows
the same methods and the Bamc ideals
It will go forward .
Don't forget that a McKlnley mem
orial certificate is a highly proper New
Year's remembrance for tho younger
REFORMATION THAT REFORMS,
A recent visitor to the Missouri re
formntory for boyB gives a short de-
scrlntlon of the work done at that
school which may well carry Its leu
ton to tho citizens of Hawaii whoso
reform school Is as far from modern
perfection as It Is possible for such an
institution to b.
There nro upwards of 350 boys In tho
Missouri Institution and all tho work
done is performed by tho prisoners.
who range In ago from G to 20 years
The.'j was one building for the school
when It was first started, but since,
then additional buildings liave been
erected, and every bit of the work dona '
has been done by tho boys. They even
mako tho brick, and tho only cost to
the State Is for the raw material used
In tho construction. Tho visitor dc
scribes ono building which would have
cost about J20.0U0 If let by contract, I
v.'iiicu was crecieu uy me uoya at a
cost of $3500.
Tho boys built a house for the super
intendent of the school, put In all the
plumbing nnd woodwork, plastering
and decorating, nnd It Is aa good a Job
as could havo been dono nnywhere.
When the boys leave the school they
possess a practical knowledge of some
trndo which will afford them tho
means of making an honest livelihood.
Some ot them havo dono very well.
Tho prlvato secretary to tho president
of ono ot tho greatest railroad systems
ot the West is a graduate of this school
and many other boys nro tilling re
Tho great dlfferenco between tha
Missouri school and tho so-called Re
form Bchool of Hawaii Is that the one
Is conducted with a view to reforma
tion and the other as a place to serve
n sentence. Reforo Hawaii can ac
complish anything toward tho refor
mation of Its wayward boys It must
Institute a vigorous reformation In its
NOT TRUE TO THE POLE
Few familiar sayings convey a moro
euoneous notion than tho phrase,
"True as tho nccdlo to tho pole." In
order to keep track of tho unfaithful
ness of the neodlo to iho pole, or tho
"variation of the compass" from tnto
north, tho United States maintains a
separate bureau, the division of terres
trial magnetism. Tho Government is
now preparing, In cooperation with
Uuropeau countries, greatly to en
large Its work, and to mako tho Inves
tlgatlons of 1902 memorablo for their
Thu magnetic ncedlo varies not only
at different places, but tno variation
changes from year to year, and oven
ac different times In tho uay. On the
"magnet survey" charts thoso placos
which at a particular time havo the
samo amount of variation aro connect
ed by wbat is known as an, Isotonic, or
equal variation, lino. Through thoso
points on tho map in wmcii there is
nn variation of tho nocdlo from the
true north a lino known as tno agonic
Iron deposits and mountain ranges
modify tho action ot mo unknown
causes of tho periodical variation, and
cuu so these lines to uocomo oven
mora crooked than those which mark
equal temperatures, known as Isother
Isogoulc charts may be accurate to
day and full ot small errors in a fow
days. The celebrated Mason and Dix
on's line, between Pennsylvania and
Delaware, which was surveyed in tho
years 17C3 and 1707, was run by tba
stars and not by tho needle, a great
pleco of foresight In that day. If It
had been survoyed by the compass In
ItOO It would have shown a deviation
In somo places of two miles. Were
tho line to be run by uncorrected com
pass today, the variation would reach
nearly nineteen miles to tho south, and
tho rich coal fields of two Maryland
counties would bo thrown Into Penn
sylvania. Tho discovery of tho magnetic
needle's shortcomings is believed tu
havo been mado during tho voyago of
Columbus. Tho disclosure really con
stituted a high trlbutd"to tho scien
tific perceptions of that day, even
hough it spread consternation oniony
thi ships' crowB. Youth's Companion.
Surgeon (after tho operation) I am
slad to be able to assure you; Mrs
Tyto-Phlst, that the danger Is now
over and your husband will recover.
Wo have successfully removed tho
arpendlx vcrmlformla, and It Is of
such n unique formation that I shall
preserve It for use In my medical lee
nres. Mr. Tyto-Phlst (opening his
eyes) You'll allow me something for
It, I suppose, doctor?
PK0GKE8H IN SIMPLIFIED
Probably tho most Important action
taken In the United States tn regard
to orthography was that of tho Nation
al Educational Association when It
formally adopted for use In all Its of
ficial, publications a simplified spell
ing for theso twclvo words program,
tho, altho, tlioro, thorofaru, thru, thru
out, catalog, prolog, decalog, demagog,
pedagog. From this, and from tho
Biibsetiuent employment of theso forms
In various periodicals edited by mcm-1
bora or tlto associations rrof. Ilrandcr
Matthews argues (In "Tho internation
al Monthly," July) that a not remoto
futvie will bco a decided change tn
orthographic standards. Ho says of
the simplified spellings mentioned:
'They ore very likely to appear with
Increasing frequency in tho school
books that members (of tho National
Educational Association) may hero.
nfter prepare; and any simplified
spelling that onco gets Itself Into a
school book is pretty sure to hold Its
own In the future. After an Interval
of ten or fifteen years, tho National
Educational Association will bo In o
position to consider tho situation
again; and It may then decide, that
these twelve words liavo established
themselves tn their new form suffi
ciently widely and firmly to mako It
probablo that tho Association could
put forward another list of a dozen or
moro simplified spellings with a reas
onable certainty that they would also
bo accepted. And thus tho good work
would go OP, galnlpg. a l(tlo In every
Professor Matthews says, however,
that there arc a good many people In
the United States who hold to tho
"Ignorant belief that a word gains dig
nity by needlessly Increasing tho num
ber of its letters." In illustration ho
makes refcrenco to tho Invitations is
sued to tho opening exercises of tha
Pun-American Exposition at Buffalo,
"Moro than ono newspaper com
mented on tho fact that tho commis
sion requested tho "honour" of their
guests' company, whereas It Is the
almost universal usage of Americana
to spell this word without the 'u'; and
tho nowsnancr writers asked what
might bo tho reason for this strange
affectation on the part of tho Buffalo
gentlemen. This affectation, indeed,
seemed doubly strango on tho part ot
the managers of nn American extilbl
tlcn, slnco 'honour' is recognized nt
onco as an orthographic Ilrltlclsm.
i-iouamy mo commission had moro
Important matters to consider than
nny question of sncll nc. and tlio nnn
chronlsm for such tho Insertion ol
tho 'it' in words ending in 'or' can not
nut seem to us w irtdwcl on tin wt,
cm shore of tho Atlantic wan ijuo to
tho snobbishness of tho engravers of
j,e invitation "
This and oliicr British orthographic
"unnchronlsms," ho goes on to say,
liavo been increasingly visible In
American hooks Blnco tho passage ot
' copyright net of 1891. not because
", ,', !.,I2!P 1. "?? Aho
any' adopted In tho United States
,t becauso that act mado It necessary
for a book to bo SDt tin In tvnn linr,.
I' It was to claim the protection of our
courts. "As many boons wero uot
worth the tost of doubla composition,
tho plates necessary for iiio American
edition served also for the ilnttsh, and
vviro mado to accord with tho British
nctlons of orthography rather than
with the moro advanced and more sun
ttlblo American practice. But tlieio
nro signs or progress even In Kiiglund:
and tnc new Uxlord Dictionary (al
though retaining 'honour,' oddly
enough) has accepted the Amcilcau
'otganlzc,' etc.. Instead of 'organise,'
which is to bu found in vStormouth'a
As another indication ot tho trend
of authoritative example, Professor
Matthews retails that the United
States Government not long ago ap
pointed a board to decldo on.a uniform
orthography for geographical names:
"Iho recommendations of this body
wero generally In tho direction of In
ci cased simplicity 'Bering' Straits,
lot example. Tho spellings thus offi
cially adopted by the national Govern-
ment wero at onco accepted by tho
chief puldlshers of school text books.
And theso makers of school books also
follow the rules formulated by a com.
rr.lttoo of tho American Association for
tho Advancement of Science, appoint
ed to bring about uniformity In thu
spelling ami pronounclatlon of clicni
knl terms. Among tho rules formu
lated by tho committee and adopted
by tho Association wero two that drop
ped a terminal 'e' from certain enemi
es' terms that enter Into moro gen
eral use. Thus the men of sclenco
now wrlto 'oxld,' 'lodld,' 'eWorld,' etc.,
nnd 'qulnln,' 'morphln,' 'anlltn,' etc.,
although tho general public has not
u-llnqulshed tho earlier orthography,
'oxldo' and 'qulnlno.' Even tho word
toxin.' which camo tnto being sluco
tho adoption of ....esc rules by the as
sociatcd scientists, Is sometimes to be
ft en In newspapers as 'toxlne.'"
"Thus," he concludes, "we seo that
thcro Is progress all along tho lino; It
may seem very slow, like that of n
giaclcr, but It ,1s as certain as It Is
Mr. Gadd (at tho pollen station)
May I seo that burglar who was ar
rested for bieaklng Into my houso last
night? Inspector (hesitatingly)
Well, I don't know. What do you
want to see him about I Mr. Gadd
Oh, thero's nothing secret about It. 1
Just wanted to find out how he man
aged to get into the houso without
waking my wife.
Cobble No, sir, this hunting Is
wrong. Tho deer has the worst of it.
Thcro ought to bo Just as much chance
for the man to bo shot. Stono but
thoro Is by some other man.
Pound-Master's Notice of Estrays
Notice Is hereby given that tho ani
mals described below have been Im
pounded In tt,o Government Pound ut
Maklkl, Kona, Island of Oahu, and
unless tho pound fees and damagoH
are sooner satisfied will bo sold Ht
tho date horeatter named according to
Dec. 28. 19011 white mare, undo-
Dec. 29. 19011 bay horse, branded
J O B on tho left hind leg, whlto
Bpot on forehead, also on the back,
right foro foot black, others white,
Dec. 29, 19011 bay horso. brandod
II V on right nind leg. white spots
on torencaa to nostrils, left bind
foot black, others white.
The above strayed animals will be
sold on Saturday, January 11, 1902,
If not called for before the dato men
tioned. K. KEKEUNE.
200-3t Pound Master.
DURING - THE - HOLIDAYS
- - OF TUB - -
P. R. I8ENBBRG, President.
UP - TO
In styly, elegant In finish, light and
cuity punning, nro the lending chnr
nctcrlstlcs of our vehicles. Neither
time nor expense Is spnrcd In their
construction, and the result Is us tine
and well built n line ot vehicles mntle.
CBAS. F. DERRICK
185 IVIcrchnnt St., next
THE GOLDEN RULE
Calls attention to the fact that his GREAT DIS
COUNT BOOK SALE will be over in a few
days, and those who desire to SAVE 20 PER
CENT on books for Christmas presents
can do so only by making their selections
at once We have re eived per S. S. "Sierra" a
number o! NEW BOOKS just published,
which are inciud in this sale. We have a : :
If you want them you can have them, as we will
not haggle over prices.
FORT STREET, NEAR KING.
The Season's Latest Creations
Rtire ComblnatlonH In Economy and Style.
A. A. MONTANA,
Leading Dressmaking House and Millinery Parlors. '
Arllnjitdn Block, Hotel 8t. H. Ft DAVISON, Manager.
EVERY DAY : :,
we are allowing
not before display
ed in Honolulu.
C. F. IIERRICK, Manager. TZ
CARRIAGE CO., LTD.
to Stnngcnwnld Building.
J. M. WEBB
Wm. Q. Irwin
Claus Spreckels & Co.
: T. H.
Ban Vrmtti-lmftk Anania The No-
voda National Dank of San Francisco.
San Francisco too wevaaa na
tional Bank of San Francisco.
London The Union Bank of Lon
New York American Excbtngo Na
Chicago Merchants' National uans.
Paris Credit Lyonnats.
Berlin Dresdner Bank.
UahiiIiiiiiii anH Vkahama Hone
kong-Shanghal Banking Corporation.
New Zealand and Australia Bank
of New Zealand.
Victoria and Vancouver Bana oi
British North America.
Deposits received. Loans made tn
annmrnii acpnrltv. Commercial and
Travelers' Credits Issued. Bills ot Ex
change bought and sold.
Collections Promptly Accounted For.
BISHOP & CO.
Transact 1 General Banking
and Exchange Business.
Commercial and Travelers
Letters of Credit issued, available
in all tho principal cities of the
Interest allowed after July 1,
1808, on fixed deposits 7 day
notice 2 per cent, (this form will
not bear interest unless it remains
undisturbed for one month), 3
months 3 per cent., 0 months 3 1-2
per cent, 12 months 4 per cent.
Pieieer Biildiig and Loan
ASSETS, JUNE 2W, 1501, 180,043.37.
Money loaned on approved security.
A Bavlng Dank for monthly deposits.
Houses built on tho monthly Install
Twenty-third Scries of Stock Is now
OFFICERS J. L. McLean. Presi
dent; A. A. Wilder, Vice President;
O. B. Gray, Treasurer; A. V. Gear,
DIHKCTOnS - J. L. McLean, A.
A. Wilder. A. V. Gear, O. 11. Gray,
J. D. Holt, A. W. Kcech. J. A. Ly!e,
Jr., J. M. Little, U. S. Doyd.
A. V. GEAR,
Office Hours: 12:30 1:80 p. m.
Savlnca DenonlLi I11 h
recelred and Interest allowed by the
uank at four and one-half per cent
Printed copies ot the Rules and Reg
ulations may be obtained on applica
tion. Office at bank bulldlnz on Merchant
BISHOP & CO.
The Yokohama Specie, Bank
Subscribed Capital..,. Ten 24,000,000
Paid Up Capital ,.j.. Yen 18,000,000
Reserved Fund Yen 8,610.000
HEAD OFFICE, YOKOHAMA.
The Bank buys and receives for col
lection Bills of Exchange, Issues Drafts
and Letters of Credit, and transacts a
general banking business.
On Fixed per cent
Dai"- Per annum.
For 12 mpntha 4
For 8 months 31
Fop S mnntha "
Branch ot the Yokohama Specie Bank.
New Republic Bid., Ill King Street
to your family to buy FRE8H,
CLEAN and wholesome groc
eries. One look at the Inside
of our store will convince you.
Start today trading at Lewis
& Co.'a you'll like it. .: .: .;
Prompt and agreeable service.
LEWIS & CO
1048 Fort St
240 Three Telephones 240.
A. C. LOVEKIN
STOCK AND BOND BROKER
REAL ESTATE AND
402 JUDD BUILDING
Architect, Contraetori and Builder
Edward R. Swain.
I1AHOHWMD ild., J
J. f. RILBT.
Hoffman & Riley
P. O. B.l 180
Oeo. W. Page. TL 1M
F. W. Oeardslee. P. O. Box T7
BBARDSLEB A PAOB
Architects and Builder.
Office, Rooms 2-4, Arlington Aunts.
Honolulu, T, H.
Sketches and Correct Estimates fur
nished on' Short Notice.
OF ALL KINDS.
Dealers in Lumber and Coal.
Allan A Robtnaon,
Queen Btreet, Honolulu.
Jobbing promptly attended ta.
Mr, Chas. Lake,
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
for brick and wooden buildings, alai
Office and residence, 312 Queen fti.
near Government building.
M. P. BERTELMAN'S
16 - MOVED
To rear of old stand. Entrance oa
King street Orders left at either ahoy
or office at John Nott'a store, King
street, will rueire prompt attention.
Beer and Wins Dealers.
The BROOKLYN SALOON
ALAKEA 8T., 1
Between Merchant and Queen. 1
W. M. Cunningham. Jno. Schaefer.
Kukul 8t, Near Nuuanu.
ON DRAUGHT AND IN BOTTLE.
Qonsalves & Co.,
AND WINE MERCHANTS.
22? Queen St.. Honolulu, H.i
opposite the R. R. depot.
ON DRAUGHT AND IN BOTTLE,
Ryan & Dement
Also proprletots of the popular
The pure Juice ot the grapefruit Tba
most healthful. Invigorating and re
freshing fruit preparation known.
RING UP TEL. MAIN 71. j
Soda Water Works Co.,
Bole asrentu for Ihn Tm.Uam a Ha
waii. Office and Works, 601 Fort Bt,
Honolulu, T. of 11.
P. O. box 462. fRlnnri nm a1Im.
THIS SPACe RESERVED FOR
M. Phillips & Co.
Wholesale Importer and Jobber.,
European and American Dry Goods.
Fort and Queen 8ts.
H. Hackfeid & Co., Ltd.
Qeieral Cesmlssioa Agents.
Cor. Fort and Queen Streets, Honolulu.
Wasary, Secondary or Tertiary Blood Poisoa
IWaiMU? ten. IhmH lmli it Um4 a.lw
M IU U MkM Ui Hi.., I.M. MrtM k. iTuH,
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