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ino acuvny in ieicg;iio iwiiiiu hi
Hie local municipal preliminaries Is
not without precedent In the polities
of tlic mainland although It is tho
llrst time tliat our Uelcguto to con-
gross has mixed In tho thick of a the Pacific. Ono that Is expressed In
contest outside his own field. Tho tho Democratic platform when It dn
dangcrous feature of activity of this clares that a house divided against
character Is tho factional bitterness
that may bo aroused and complicate'
thu Congressional canvass.
Jicja'i i i L. i ii -M. I ' J
Korincr Secretary Atkinson as
chnlrmnn of tho Republican Tcrrlto-
ilal Conitnltteo should bring to tho
oiiico mo superiority oi experience i"
rampaign wont ami n Kiiowicugo oi
rondltlons gained from his service to
Secretary of tho Territory. As for
tho work Involved In tho office. It Is
not likely to reuulro a great amount,
of time, tinder the present arrange -ment
tho Territorial committee has
only tho rnmp.ilgn for Delegate to
conduct and that 1 1 1 be nn easy mat
ter this year.
JIny tho report that tho Oceanic
steamships arc to resume their ser
vice to Australia tho first of January
lirovo true. If tho Matron company
Is to Increaso Its passenger service na
u result of tho additional freight pa-
iKrtnnnn n..1 Hia lh.mii.1. l.nnlu tit , I. n '
.iiMiMhv, ...... mi; uuuiihii w.nfce. ... ...u
Oceanic line arc to return to theso
waters, a largo share of Honolulu's
transportation problems wlll.(ho boiv I
rd. All this taken In connection with i
tho Alameda will put this city In a
position to satisfy nil tho reasonable ,
demands of tourist trnlllc. I
laiiuauiiiui ii ia.
Tho distinguishing fenturo of tho thorltlcs who witnessed tho tempor
llenuhllcan Territorial Convention 'mrv itlnnnnonrnnrn .....i u,,i, ,,. ,.
.Hint opened Its session this forenoon
Is the prompt ntul business-like mar.-
nor in which It has proceeded to tho
work It has to do. This is truo Re
publicanism. It la characteristic ofh:.
tho party when dealing with the af
fairs of tho peopio as well as the or
ganization of a political campaign. 11
breeds confidence. May the good
wnrtf trn mi nli.l l.n rtnntlnnf ml tti till. I
work go on and be duplicated in the '
f H.lsln4l.. .tr....ln'l..ni n..tln.. '
i.i-jiaiiiii u tutu .iiiiiui:ii.ii uii t uiiui'ii
to be held later lu tho week. !
11 y voto of the Chicago Hoard of
Education, the validity is establish-1
ed of the marriage of Henry VIII. nnd
Catharine of Arngnn. Tho'samo body
pronounces against tho authority ot
Clement VII. to grant n divorce to
Urttnln's most famous seeker of nfflu-
itles. These decisions narrow: appre
ciably the open Held ot historical ills
puto nnd bear heavily on tho moot
question of Papal Infallibility. Wn
hope tho Chicago Hoard Is not
through with Its labors lu tho Inter
est ot historical accuracy. A world
waits still in suspenso to learn be
yond doubt tho Identity of tho "Man
in tho Iron Mask" and to he nssurcd
that, despite modern defenders, Rich
ard III. was ua black us lie lias been
painted. New York World.
When thrtphlcago Hoard of Kducn
tfon gota through with nil this, Ha
waii would llko to huvo It dccldo tho
question of "Who lilt llllly Patter
eon?" THE IMMIGRATION ISSUE.
European Immigration Is an Issuo
wltli tho Territory of Hnwnll. It will
not down as u result ot tho failure
of mention in any party platform.
Local political workers shy from
tho immigration question hecauso
certain opponents have gono about
among thoughtless people, and charg
ed that this la an effort lo bring "
population tii the Islands to out-voto
Cortnln- peopio of tho mainland
have, under a mlsundcrslnndlng of
conditions, claimed that special Im
migration projects of Hawaii consti
tute a scheme, on tho part ot swollen
plantations .toobtnlu cheap labor.
Hack of all this thnughtics3nes.i
nnd misunderstanding la tho fact rec
ognized by fnr-teolng men of tho Ad
ministration In Washington nnd the
Administration In Honolulu, that tho
prosperity of theso Islands deponds on
tho success attending tho plans to de
velop a source of labor supply to tnko
tho place of thoso siimainrlly cut off.
Coupled with this Is tho considera
tion of Hawaii's futuro population,
which will bo determined by tho rn
clal and national character nt the
people who do the hard labor of tho
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Rt-coml clan matter.
SEPTEMBER. 14, 1008
ministries lo wnicli our prosperous
progress Is bound. Here wo have a
liroail national question; one tlint
will not down; ono that faces every
American living In the outposts of
Itself cannot stand
What Is the stnlus of tho llcpub
llcnn party on tills Issue?
Kallttro to mention Immigration In
tho party platform will ho un oh
tun significance of
which will bo variously Interpreted
imt not to the credit of tho party
The Issue will he as llvo as over. It
, A Chance to Spend Regatta Dav
. 1 Al- l A
ut mc ircuer.
If au"!ricnt bookings nro mndo bO'
foro Tuc3day, Sept. Kith, tho 8. S.
MAUJJA KKA will leavo Honolulu
Friday evening, Sept. ISth, and re-
turn Monday morning following in
time for business.
Latest reports lndlcato unusual
demonstrations In tho tilt. Local nu-
tUM, f ti10 flro ast weclc I)r0nouR'co
U (0 ilavo bce t10 BraU(e8t exhibi
tion that "Pole" has over given.
Don't delay; get your name on the
xou win nave over twenty-four
hours at the Volcano,
Tor tickets apply to
WATERHOUSE TRUST COMPANY.
Cor. Fort and Merchant Streets.
Two-story house; modern; lot 75x
mew z-oearoom Bungalow; corner
Lot 100x160 $2750.00
a cnoice DuuuinR lot oi halt an
Two lots near car line on high
ground, partially cleared.. $800.00
Two-bedroom cottage, good location:
lot 100x150 $2750.00
Liberal terms on all above prop
Corner Fort and Merchant Streets.
j. . ., .-.;-z--z.-,7? :
Hawaiian Sugar Slocks nnd
Honds ot tho belter class nro
regarded as good and safe In
vestments by our most care
ful and conservative business
men,. and many of .them urn
now deriving good Incomes
from their investments lu
theso securities, -Why not put
those Idle dollars ot jours to
work by buying a few good
dividend-paying shares? You
will bo surprised at the re
sults. Consult us about It
In person or by malt.
fls just ns surely n brad-nnd-bultcr
question for the people, of theso Isl
ands na tho tariff.
Evasion will nut gain tho votes of
tho Ignorant and tho thoughtless.
The party will gain no prcsllgo by
"forgetting" an Issue.
rrcstlgo Will bo lost among those
citizens of the Territory whoso sup
port la most needed, nnd especially
Willi people of tho mainland who be
lieve In Hawaii hut nro watching
with extreme rare tho courso of our
citizens when dealing with tho adap
tation of labor necessities to Nation
The men In Hawaii and on tho
mainland who have charged thai tho
leaders In tho main Industry nro nt
heart In favor of tho labor of nou
citizen classes may take this ovn
slou as an opportunity to renew tho
charge because tho leaders of Indus
try In Hawaii i(ro moro generally as
sociated with tho Republican party
than anr other. Tho effect will bo
to nrouseTn suspicion of lack of sin
cerity In tho minds of thoso solicitous
for Hawaii's future, without gaining
as an offset u better political prospect
for tho party.
Tho Republican party has never
gained by side-stepping,
VAN 0IE80N MAY .
Henry Van (llesnn, who for a long
tlmo was connected with tho police
department as stenographer during
A. M. Hrown's regime, Is another can
dldnte for Deputy Sheriff on tho Re
publican ticket. Van stated this nf-
lernon that 'while ho was not seeking
ror tno nomination, ho had been asked
by many friends lo run for tho ofllce.
nnd ho would make tho nui If nomin
ated by tho convention.
David lowcln waa granted a pardon
by Governor Frear last Friday, lo-
wela was sentenced to prison for lar
ceny In tho second degree. Tho Gov
ernor stated this morning that by the
fact of tho granting of tho pardon. It
meant also that civil rights were re
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THE HAWAHAN ANNUAL for
facts and figures of Island infor
mation, past and present, or
HAWAIIAN FOLK TALES for the
legends and traditions of this in
teresting race. These, with oth
er current books relating to Ha
waii, and many out of print, may
be had at
Thos. G. Thrum.
Agent for Hawaiian Islands.
AT 8 O'CLOCK
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HONOtttMV.T. II., MONDAY ePT.:!U,5.100S.
Dr, L. K. Gofer, for n short time,
the President. of the Hoard of Health,
was In consultation with Onvcrnor
Frcnr for considerable (into, thhl
morning, ntul by some It tvaH,inught'
that Cofcr would comu out armed
.with n reappointment. Tho, luieflnr
Department, Jn h letter Hi tho Gov
ernor tho other day, stated that It
was particularly desirable that Dr.
Cofer hold his Territorial, as woll as
Federal, position, and It seemed na
If tho logical thing would bo for'u
reappointment to follow.
Governor Frear stated, hownver,
this morning that ho had reached no
conclusion as yet In tho matter, and
thero la now a generally current
rumor that Cofer will not bo asked to
tnko tho position for tho second time.
(Continued from Pese 1)
from tho Federal government for Its
maintenance; tho substantial Increase
In teachers' salaries, liberal appropri
ations for new school buildings, tho
construction of (ho McKluloy high
school nnd many other hulldlncs. and
tho exteutlou of agricultural and mo-
cunuicnl training. Wo propose to do
voto oven greater attention to Increas
ing tho capacity nnd efficiency of tho
public schools along theso and other
lines, nnd especially lu Industrial In
struction ami tho nialntenaiicu of san
itation and health to the end (hat our
children shall 'grow uu fully enulnned
by training nnd. In heiilth of body ami
mind for membership In an iudiiBtrloiis
nmt iienllliy American community.
Cure of Leprosy
Vthllo the Republican party tnkes
prldo In tho, generous caio that has
been bcstowOd upon thoso afflicted
with lcproBy.,iind gladly pledges Itself
10 oven greater efforts n lis dliec.
(Ion, It believes that tho tlmo has come
ror a furthef lleclded ndvnnco lu meth
ods, wltli a view to hastening tho
eradication' oUtha disease aud much
locating tho hardships of patients nnd
their relatives and fi lends. Accord
ingly, wo'fntliri such legislation ha
may lie necesYnry lo aeeoiixiBi this
nbjeet.tlucmdlig. tho establishment of
such sultnblo hospitals as may bo nec
essary for tin?,-cam and treatment of
patients to llju, end that uvcry oppor
tunity may Im, afforded and every of
foil be made t'o effect a euro lu every
case, nnd Ihlfc-lui ono suspected of
having tho ' illseaso 'slfiill be 'removed
to tlio St ( OTHenl lint I It has 'been
(IcmonstrateiL wjtli certainly, nfter
cnreiiu ireainjeniai a Hospital ror n
BUlllclcut tlmo, both that he has tho
dlseasu and tint hu Is hcvoud cure.
Wo note wltlk'satlsfactlon that the Re-
publican administration has already
committed Itself to this policy.
wniie ilioTcmtory should co-op-
crate wltli tho Federal Government
nnd avail Itselt-Mf assistance offered
by that Omeriimept lu health and
other mutteril, there should be no sur
render of authority or control. ,
Wo finor legislation for mlcqunln
iienimcui oi thai
most devastating disease known ns
thu great whiw plague.
The party pledge for tho appoint
ment of a commission to consider thu
subject or taxation has been f.ilth
rully kept. The Tax Commission ap
pointed under Jho authority or (ho
last Legislature huvo nlrcady report
ed In writing to tho flovcrnor, sub
mitting not only tho results ot their
study but also forms of bills for tho
consideration of the , mining Legisla
ture,. Wo pledge our support to tholr
iccoinniendutlon that tho .assessment
ot real eslajo bo changed from the an
nual assessment, now provided by
law, lo an assessment onco In thrco
Your Fine Watch
Many watches are ruined
through lack of proper at
tention. When a watch commences
to run slow, or, irregular, it
certainly needs the attention
of a competent watchmaker.
WE, GUARANTEE OUR
H. F. Wichman & Co.
THIS LABEL STANDS FOB S3 YEAK3
or nwowiwa now;
'o approve ot their recommenda
tion (hut nil (Juvcrnmcut usscts bo
Inventoried, liellovlnff It liccullarly
llttliiKUIiat tho paHyfof' tho veoplu
shbud advocate n plan (for (ho moro
adequate care mid protection of tho
property of the people.
'e endorse tho present liquor law
mill oppose any general' 'revision
In order lo lccp money In circula
tion, 'and for the purpose of serurliiK
revenue and Inn easing tho demand
for Territorial and County bonds, wo
favor legislation ponnlttiiiK tho de
posit of Territorial nnd County funds
In the banks at a fair rale of Interest
and upon approved security, mid .un
der proper safeguards.
IteciillliiK that (ho Republican par
ty has Instituted and advanced local
r.oveiniiH'iit lu Hawaii by obtaining
(ho necessary amendments to the Or
ganic Act aud passing tho County and
Municipal Arts, and bellovlug Hint
such government should ho further;
advanced as rapidly an. experience
nnd conservatism will lusVlfy. wo fa-';
vor such legislation by Congress or -
the Territorial Legislature nn shall be'
necessary to enablo (lie Counties to
issue bonds for public Improvement!!.
Wo favor tho enactment ot it gen
eral primary law for this Territory, j
under which tho nomination of can ill
dates for the I.celslaturo and. elect-
'Ivc olflces shall bo made directly
Wo advocate fill titer Improvements
of our harhbrs, wharfage, nnd land
ing facilities throughout the Terri
tory, the erection of needed public
.i,n,iiu. ,i ii, ,. u,,,.v i.,,i,u,.
.,,. i .. ,-t .,,1 1., cr a l.Vilornl Imllillnir
We desire legislative Investigation
Into tho matter or private wharves
nnd landing, with a view to tho reg
ulation ot charges at tho same, nnd
to consider the reaslblllty of the ac
quisition thereof by the.Covcriiment.
The increased and responsible du
ties of the members ot the Legisla
tive branch of our Government de
mands that we should provide remu
neration commensurate therewith.
Wo will therefore urgo through our
Dolegalo the amendment by Congress
of Section i'C ot tho Organic Act, so
that the, cninpensatlon or members of
the Legislature may bo substantially
Wo recall tho recent visits ot two
members of tho 1'rcsld.ent'H Cabinet
and large numbers ot Congressmen.
ami their beneiiclui 'results; wo.
therefore favor nn appropriation for
tho mimosa of n dine lu dofrnvlng
the expenses of n delegation nt Con
gressmen who may consent lo visit
Hnwnll In the next period as thu
guests ot tho Tenltory.
Wo congratulnlo tho Promotion
Committee of the Territory of Hawaii
for tho earnest nnd successful work
which they have accomplished lu In
ducing tourists, prominent in tho
business world, to visit our shores,
and ror the wide dissemination of
facts and figures concerning the prod
ucts, advantages, cllnmtlc. and other
wise, which wo possess, and Wo fool
tliut they should be given sulilclont
financial nsslstunco lo continue with
renewed vigor their exertions, that
wo, nro rnnlidcnt will materially ben
efit the commercial and Industrial in
terests of this Territory.
Fruit Commission ,
Vi order, to cnrourngQ fruit growing
and truck farming, and lo provide for
tho successful handling ot such prod
ucts, wo favor publlp aid to tho grow
ers by providing assistance In tho
matter,' of packing, refrigeration,
transportation, and marketing. With
this end In view vvo favor tho np-i
polntment or a commission lo' exam
ine nnd consider the whole subject,
and to r?pnrt on tho practicability
(Continued on Pago 5) ,
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L uu i m
We say to you: ' ;
Clothes comfort comes only
to those who try for it.
We sell . -
and we tell you plainly that
there are no other clothes
in America that will fit you
with the style that these
clothes dress you with.
This is all we can do.
M. MclttERNY, LTD.,
Fort and Merchant Sts.
If our meats did not give the (rreatest satisfaction to
the thousands of people who deal with us it would be fool
ish for us to ask you to order some of our beef and mutton
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B0UV AU FIRST CLASS GROCERS
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w F,E.DOOTH. souAmkt. S '
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We in all kind of Teamtnc: aWn denl In flnuhiul DnnV Wbif ml
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KEEP MILK COLD
Warm milk breeds bacteria.
milk wagons. Simple, isn't it? Yet it's very effective. It's one of the
ideas we arewnstantly studying to insure our customers wholesome milk,
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Good Folks Take
It's a Good Sign
If it's painted by
The Paint Shop. ' 134' tfing St.
Has Moved to
152 Hotel St.
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