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Count Okuma Of Japan
Speaks Of Yellow
Tokln. Nov l-"lllnTio tin- . n
rtf mankind havn been turned tnum l
Muroponn sources for lilMrirnl knm
his, remarks Count ukunia. one .if
I -a 119 ablest Btntcsmen nnrf iirofnti-i
fcit thinker. -Wlial I called moral
una MhW iinlv for i lie western
allota ami they In all tin- world en
(dialled ns Hinge Mho understood the
memilns nf right coiisncM,.
'"A I Irani ltd) has boon the Ktnry
tltn Homo lipid biiiii lint the n.1
ttbna. "This tons rherlh liliirl-n ,i,iie:i
from tin- period or tlir thnusntid .wars
of the Middle Ages, when flic prlml
tlvo prlnclplr of universal hcncwilcncc
BSIIip foiimlalloii nf Christian clvlllj.i '
tloii cntc way to the principles of Ko
trfiin Imperialism, ntiil Hip I'opp vim
crowned tint only n nitprvinc In nplr-
IHial matter lint as sovereign ir all
lUiinlnnlly Christian cotinlilea. Then-,
fofo In that middle ago nnl t'lu IhI i
Inns worp I'lamutl an rational human I
".S'im Invr I ttip very foundation nl
Christian ttx-lrliit-; the principle nf
tiqlvpntnl brotherhood Ih thp liaxii f
Jibert). f tut raw) irt'Jiiilln mines In.
JiOrp. Kiirnponus who think them-it-hen
Clirliitlniis are classed as sune
llor mill olhers, deemed Inferior, lire
effaced fmm the Hut of Ihp races or
tlio genus homo. Therefore In Hip
inist Hip 'heathen' wprp slain ik
oejasla In Christian wars ami the
6Minl wan Hip weapon of civilization.
"In Hip progii-ss or civilization the
Htcat nations or the llnst Kgypi. lla j
Ittlon. Imllu anil ISn-cee-have faded)
nvny. anil llielr territories havr hi-ni j
Occupied hy Hip fort-pa or iwo great'
monotheistic religious. Christian tt ml
Mahometan. Spain ami Portugal, once j
great in IhiIIi tho Hast ami West. hap
fullen into ileeiiv uii iimi ir ... 1....L !
it -' """ "
tin,' map of tho win III we llml onl Iwn
fironl lion Christian nations rcmaiulns,
China mill .lapan.
"Whllo China was gradually hIiiKIiik
to decrepitude, Kiiropcun nations
TO rlnllIK In cllilizatlnn nml hi- mill
uy mum to grip tho world with their
'spheres or Inlliicncp.' proclaiming that
henceforth tlio other Inferior raci-H
must ohoy the mighty will or Knropc.
"This Idea Is Imbedded In Inlei na
tional law. which Is. In fact, tho con
sensus of tho opinions and practices
of tho finally or Christian nations of
Knropo mid America Inward tho other
'countries or the world.
"Japan suddenly came lo tlio front
qunlirioi! with the accumulated por
of European civilization and this llttlo
Inland empire was obliged by (ho .In-pan-China
war to enter Uie slago of
cosmopolitan politics on the Asiatic
"Then tho world was taken aback
and tho 'yellow peril" doctrine wa
.-...popular. I'eoplo wero nfrulil that .la-
;tioiiM Join Cnren and China In an
h.1nco on Kurope llko the Tartar In
vbbIoii or (HiPtiBlR Khan mid Atllla.
'tho KcimrRo or Hod.' Tho leaders In
this huo ami cry or 'yellow peril' may
huvo had Mimo secret political Inspir
ation, jot tho ract is that Knropeans
did not fully recognize tho reality or
.lapaneso civilization eon attcr tho
"Hut tho cleer statesmen or Britain
who foreBaw their future Inteicst In
tho fast, formed an alliance with Ji
pan for tho sako of peace in the l',ir
East which In truth is tho Inteieat
of tlio whole world. Continental na
tlons cast Htisplclous ee upon tho al
liance, HiispeclliiR Ilrltlsh ambition.
"Then cmuo tho Japan-ltiisso war.
"Wo shall npor foriiet our gratitude
to 111 Italii mid America.
"America, with her noble Ideas of
liberty, Jiistlco and peace, IiiivIiik been
connected with tho opening of our
country to tho Western nations and
also In full sympathy with tho AiikIo-
Japaticso ulllmice, yet doubled our du
al ilctury over Hussla. Althouch I
jircuumo other count! Ids might liavo
Xvlshcd for our victory rrom Interna
J-tloiKil luterest, jet Iho ulrciimulanceH
of tlio caoo call forth uratltmlo upon
"in comparlnc Japan with Itussla
wo found that Itusnla had three times
ns many people, elKht Uiuch lis much
reserve. Japan had only half a mil
Jlon troops In her army, whllo Itussla
hail four millions, mid Itnsnlu'u sea
power wiib double that of Japan. Thoso
llRiircs Kavo Kngllsh nml American
sympathizers profound fear for (he
-"It Japan had been beaten Ituimln
.would have annexed Corca. and would
havu pressed Japan into a comer or
tho P.icllic ocean. Tsushima mid the
Hokkaido might have been conceded
to the victor, coupled Willi mi euor
"At thin lltno of Hitioiniiitii when tin
fiWrny had crossed tho Vnlu ihcr, and
jvhou wo needed inonoy for war pur
pobes, an Auiorlcau anil lliltlsli symll-
cnto lent us 50,000.000. Ono may say
that they had security, and that tho
capitalists lout for their own Interests.
Uut wheu tliu uutlou'tj destiny Kua at
( i mr Tilt CHECK
A CHRISTMAS CHECK
ON US FOR ONE DOLLAR
PUT THAT $1,00 CHECK I
IN YOUR POCKCTBOOK.
A 8TMINQ DAND
WILL PLAY HERE
SATURDAY AND MONDAY
YOU'ltr. WELCOME; COME AND
The Christian Christmas Spirit of Gift Giving Pervades This Store
This S.ore's 1906 trade has been extra
ordinarily large. We want to make the
close phenominal, Also we want to give
every customer, whether he be transient,
new or old customer a Christmas gift.
No, there is no string tied to it. It's up
to your judgment you take It or you
Cut It Out Now.
Honolulu, iHv.'iiilx'i4 HHlii.
(ilobe Clotliiiifr Co. .Salesman
Pay to Bearer $I.OO
IVr 11. KOSliNT.KKU, .MKr.
Qooil Until Xiiiiih
8WELL "SILVER" SHIRTS
MAKE EXCELLENT GIFTS.
yfiT'' h?.r: kif&nwIBM
PRICE ONLY $1.5
ANY SIZE. ANY STYLE.
TREE TO SUIT BUYERS.
Do you want a good suit of clothes?
We're right in line with a. magnificent
Holiday Stock of Clothing. The suit styles
are late ones and the man who wants the
present popular kind or one somewhat
advanced can be suited, The shades in
clude all the fancies of the makers in grey
and dark woolen matertal and they all fit.
Iiiiv niio of iIicm' siiiU now while nii need it, nml vc!ll
wish lliut I'lieel; or givo tvmi one of llie.-e Silver nliirls free.
SnilM sire iriix'i1 from
$8.50 up to $22.50
Come and hear the Band
64 Hotel Street
The Store with a Dollar Gift
htiiko tho neceBBlty wiih real, ami wo
uhoiihl not ilouht that the Itritlsh anil
American loan wuu tho result of hjiii
pathy with tho Justice of our cuueo
ainl of righteous Indignation ugalimt
ItutiHln'H aggrnmllsliii; policy. Hucli
ujnipalhles of both countries leil their
money market In Mich n time of
ilouht lo advance that flrsl military
"When 1 heard that this llrt loan
was HiiccoHHful, I knew that Ihu ruHiill
of the war was nettled. I cannot for
get my emotion oven now. So when
Mr. .Sehlrr. an American cnpltnllut, or
New York, eimio to Japan, I Invited
him to meet mo and gao him a hearty
reception, ullhough I had not known
him before, nml oxpreniod my deep
xratltudo iih ono of the nation for his
"Now, fortunalely, tho war Ih oer.
'Iho party or Hymputhlzerx In holh
llrltaln mill America Ih glowing Ktrnu
ger, and a mental revolution Ih taking
place In tho maHRes of the Western
uatlniiH iih n result of tho war. They
Iiiho begun to Htudy Oriental rpicHtioiin
--.lapanese hlKtory, religion, arlH and
BclenecH, nml nro comparing lliein with
tho hu tiio In China; yet I do not doubt
that tho rest of Iho world tll leaven
It mi unsolved problem whether after
nil Japan will bo nblo to reach tho1
htandard of Huropean civilization, I'ar
tlcularly lin continental natloiiH nro'
conservative; tho niajoilty have Hkep
tlcul vIowh on our fuluro civilization .
and some aro oven hypocritical con I
cernlng our present nehlevcnientH.
"Hut be there severe nltli-lum or
faint praise, rrlllrlani Itself Is piiMit
that Japan ban entered the arena and
stiindH forlh hpfnro tho nations iih ono
of the great power of the world."
"A SPARKLING JEWELED PANORAMA OP GEMS OP DEAUHFUL USEFULNESS''
This Year's Jewelry Only
The Holiday Showing of Suitable Christmas Gilts here are not antique relkb of stock bought
for n Christmas gone; bill arc genuine new goods, clever In deFlgn and "of beautiful usefulness" for
the Christmas to come. Wo want you to visit the otore and see tlio showing, so only mention hero
a few articles from the "sparkling Jeweled panorama of gems o beautiful usefulness":
UMBRELLA8, WITH DETACHADLE HANDLE;
GOLD-HEADED WALKING STICKS,
MILITARY BRUSHES AND COMBS,
SEAL RINGS, FOBS, CHAINS, LINKS,
COLLAR BUTTONS, STUDS,
TIE PINS AND CLASPS,' MATCH BOXES, ETC., ETC.
M.R. COUNTER, Jeweler
1142 Fort Street
Tli Infiiut rlnsH In the Ontiul Union
Snlibnth School held Christmas oxer
ilsnu In Die church parlors yesteiday
urternoon. There wero fifty regular at
tendants and fifty of tho honor roll
THE END OF WHITE SUGAR
Now it appeal that ono effect or the
new puio-food law will bo tho end of
"while" Hiiifiir, nml In Hh place our
best or the sweet stuff will have n de
cidedly yellow tinge. According to tin)
sugar men. they huvo lo use n mineral
blueing substniico In bleaching the
sugar In order to obtain tho sparkling
whiteness of granulated und other
white Himura Although thin Ih iim-iI,
picHumahly, lit l he 'proportion or lour
pounds lo the million poiiudH or sugar,
tho rules or the pure-food commission
prohibit Us use. and milt-utt llieso rules
are mndlllod the nubile will barn to tin
satisfied with -jollnw siiKiir SnriiiK
"For Rent" cards on le at
tho Bulletin office,
ROYAL ARCH OFFICERS
Honolulu Chupler, No. I, It, A. M ,
held ItH minimi meeting last night and
elected tho following olllcern: High
Priest. C. 0. Hockus; King, J. W. liar
vey; Scrlbo. . n. l. Lishman.
Trousurcr. W. o. .vtwntnp- R,.emi-n-v
J. I). Tucker.
3BT" BULLETIN ADS. PAY -&&
" One of the subliwest things in the
vOorld is plain truth."
These suggestions may not bo sublime but they are plain truth.
Sensible Gifts for Smokers
It's sensible to give him what he wants, Isn't It?
If he smokes, he'll want to smoke again, won't he?
Then why not get him a box of the famous ADELINE PATTI
ROUGH RIDERS, HAWAIIAN, PORTO RICAN or KEY WEST
CIGARS Either of them Is a capital good smoke; the choice lies
with the price you wish to pay.
"You'll Want Something He'll Keep"
Well, tiullifully now, what would be a more substantial and ap
preciated present than one of these? A Pipe, Cigar or Cigaretto
Holder, Matchbox, Tobacco Jars or Pouches, 017 best of all, a pretty
Humidor Box made to hold cigars and keep them fresh.
There Is a big assortment of these goods here and they aro
priced RIGHT, Why not come In and see them? You are wel
come to look,
CORNIIR HOTEL AND FORT STREETS
Bulletin 78c, per .month
s,iiLu,vL,. . .wmjmji.