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CIRCULATION LARGEST OF ANY NEWPAPER PUBLISHED
in the Territory of Hawaii.
Hakl i Editorial Rooms,
L d. Business Office.
The uplrlt uallt-t medium or l'unch
liowl utiKht to (mil this n profitable
year In enter politics. Independents
kcciii to believe tlie people aio ready
to follow moHt tmyt htiiR.
Tlie mainland campaign Is taking
:i turn tliat will start bu-rv nuiiagcr
out to socuro some personal sensa
Hon just before tlio vote Is east, njiil
ou rrunrd to prevent a similar form
It should lio remembered thattlln
wall's news rabies nro u brief sum
mary. Will lu all tills personal IlKht
Is going on Tn ft i traveling up and
down tlio country making speeches
Tlie success ol physicians In bring
ing a rase of leprosy to tliu point
" where u cure is proUable. furnishes
smother proof that untlilng slinuld
bu classed us Impossible in the pres
ent (lav. It also holds out a fctrotiR
hope to HUffcrliiK htimanlt) ou whom
for centuries ri.isfortuno has taken
the form of a Irlshtful curt.c. Sci
ence tins Rained so many lctorlcs
that Hawaii may bo entering on a
new cru In which It shall lead In tlio
euro las It has led In the care of those
stricken with dise.iBo.
"Every delegate to any convention
shall, by virtue of his taking his scat
therein, be deemed to have pledged
himself to abide ly the icsult of the
convention and to support the candi
dates thcicin, iiominntcd." Section
15, Art. VII, Rules of the Republican
If this does not mean nnythlnc; to
the uitiiro Itci ubllcaii. It Is about
time the votors dealt with the viola
tors of tlio pledge In a stjlo that will
Klve this rule of honorable political
methods force mid effect.
WISE AND IAUKEA.
The leading split-ticket nehocalo
nppcars to bo laboring under the de
lusion that the Intelligent Miters of
the City unit County of O.iliu have
lost nil cense of tlio lidlculous.
mltiiri.'le. It u-nulrl lin InmncOliln
lor u supporter bf l.iukeu's candidacy
for Sheriff to point with scorn to the
parly experience!! Mr. Wise passed
through before he really landed
where he belonged.
John Wise's imrtlznu rceoid Is
.. must loyal of tlio loyal when compar
ed with Canilldnlo laukea, whose po-
, lillcal record Is a laughing stock, mid
whose latest chameleonic transfer to
tlio Independent bhadc Is so ridicu
lous as to excite inoro of sympathy
It will be necessary for the enemies
of Wise to gel fcomethlng more se
rious than comparison with Iuukea
In order to reduce his nssured plur
ality for the olllco of Sheriff. Such n
comparison also makes It obvious
that the opponents of tlio Republican
party will do well to follow the lie
publican plan of eliminating pcison
nlltlcs mid making tlio contest on po-
. litlcal principle.
John Wise Is all right, nnd the
election of the straight Hepubllcan
. ticket la what Is now needed lo
btrcngthen the cause of progressive
government, good government, In Ma-
MIXED SITUATION AND ITS
Under ordinary conditions, ono
would expect the declaration of tho
(Jlvlu Federation to complete tho pio-
niinnilcii previous to cuiidldatcs tnk-
g,lio Held for the fall campaign.
iThls year It Is very unsafe to pre-
ct what now element or caudldlito
may come Into tho lists and add u
new mixture to tho already scram
VjjjAt tlio present tlmo the City nnd
jr-lCouiity of lie
iionoiuiu is a more unccr-
'!, tiiln political quantity than It has
rcr boon since the Tcnltory was or
ganized. What with tho tluee or
friiit Thirties and the litdehendent cnii-
:illdates,A mid tho split-ticket propa
fegnndn, anil tho now forces that may.
out of revenge. Join the Bpllt-tlcket
voters, the puliation Is one that calls I
for nil tho lino aria ni political man
seems certain that us the toin'
issued on Tuesday of each week.
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SEPTEMBER 30, 1008
plications Increate, the Idealists will
see the error of their oppoiltlon to
straight-ticket partisanship, anil will
come down to the practical necossl-.
ties of political succc-s. This docs
not mean that they must sacrifice self
respect or Independence. It Is ns
much the duty of patriotic citizens
to Hiippmi Ine woikeis in the ranks,
who nrc a.l.mted liv the best mothes
and gi apple wllh the practical prob
lems of government, ns It Is to set
The aim at the present hour
should be to obtain the best rcsulti
lrom the chaotic conditions. The
stiulght ticket ofTei-s the solution.
Partisan 0oerninoiit Is u hotter go
ernment than the disjointed work
ing at cross-pui poses that must be
the outcome of the Independent
movements leading In ns many dif
ferent directions as there are men to
vote. The partv manageiB aro doing
their utmost to elevate the standards
of politics by putting principles to
the front and tecurlug tlio strength
nnd dignity that'goes with organiza
tion. They should have the support of
tlio Intelligent voteis. This cam
paign,, which opens with a most re
markablo demonstration of "Indepen
dents." should he characterized by n
unification of p.irtlzan forces that
will make the future Independent Im
possible, except In event of corrupt
men gaining control of the parlies
mid the ofllces.
Straight tickets will eliminate the
lace Issue talk and thought. This
object alono Is worth tlio struggle
necessary to put nsldo u few person
nl opinions of somo candidate you
Kauai has been reckoned In tho
Demociatlc column during every
campaign and each year has returned
a larger nnd more comfortable He
Anticipation of an Independent
candidate for Mayor Is merely an In-
ctilnMt .if (Ik. tlit,,,iil 'rim r....nH U
I ........... ... ... v i-t ....... .1. . tiu iuici ,o
likely to strike nnywhcio any time.
Two-acre building site in the
Makiki District. One of the
choicest locations left in this
district. Bargain price for quick
MANOA VALLEY BARGAINS.
Two three-quarter acre buil
ding lots for ?1C00 each.
A property suitable for a large
family. Large house and ample
grounds. Price, $3,000.
Call or write to
Corner Fort and Merchant Streeti.
IALK BY x
with other ISLANDS
wiwv 'JVv, V?
wl s xry
Trent Trust Company, Ltd.,
916 Fort Street, Honolulu
GHOSTS AND SPOOKS
(By C. F.
Tho uncanny manifestations alleg
ed to h.ue occurred In u house ou
I'uiiehbowl have revived tlio much
debated fiuestlor.: Arc theie i cully
glio'ts? it Is lemarkahlu what slml
larltv there Is In the iiccouutH of the
beluiNlor of these errant sprites. A
curious feature Is the puerile nnd
mischievous chatneter of the mani
festations, which lead one to infer
that If really supcriiittural, they must
hj tho work, of Imps, or splilTs of low
degree In the spiilt world,
Burelv no matiite, self-respecting
spirit would demean itself to do tho
Ihliigs alleged lo have been done on
Punchbowl, nnd In other so-called
I ran lemembor two eases which
occurred In llnglanil that weio in
vestigated by tho Kngllsh Psycholog
ical Society, and the icciiiiIh may ho
found In the literature on that sub
ject. In each chfc u joung gjrl wnH con
cerned. Tho homes weie situated In
different counties, but tho manifes
tations weie nllke. Showers of
stones were tin own onto tho roof,
and Into tho looms, but though tho
windows were closed they we,ro not
bioken. The crockery hopped
around the kitchen, and eoiiio of It
was smashed. The bed 'clothes wcro
dragged off the sleeping Inmates of
the bedrooms, nnd tho nnnoyauco be
came so great that tho houses wero
Tho young servant girl In each
case was suspected of qauslng some
of tho manifestations, unjustly It
(iccnieil, for, although the occur
rences ceased when she loft tho houso
and were renewed on her icturn, tho
utmost vigilance on tho part of tev
crat detectives nnd other wntchera
failed to establish any coniplfc'ity ou
tho part of the young woman winy
cue wcirci mnnuc3iations.
This Is negative oldcnctVhowo
cr, for the prcsencu of the girls, im
mediums, may. In somo occult way,
linvo enabled the sphltfc to net ns
I'rlinltlvo people bellevo Implicitly
In ghosts. We, being hioro enlight
ened, with singular Inconsistency,
call such belief superstition.
An occurrence, which t'aino under
my own observation, mny Interest
your readers. About two years ngo
a Polynesian nnd his wlfo lived ou
mi Island In the South Pacific, quite
closo to my own residence Thoy did
not live happily together, ns the wlfo
was older than her husbnnd. and
Jealous of him. Dually tho woman
died and was burled. According to
nnclcnt custom, tho rclathcs filled
the grave with largo stones to pre
U'lit tho occupant "walking."
Tho bereaved husband soon com
plained, however, that tho spirit of
his defunct wlfo poisccutcd him at
night by walking about his hut and
thiovvlug things at him us ho lay In
bed. To mitigate the anuoyaiico tho
husband stiewed tho entrance nnd
We will be CLOSED
AH Day Wednesday
ON ACCOUNT OF
New home; modern plumbinp;; all
latest convenience!; 4 bedrooms; sit
uate on Young Street near Punahouj
convenient to all cai lines; only ten
minutes to Foft Street. Terms Easy.
floor of his hntiM- with thornv
branches of tho v. lid lemon tree.
which Is much dreaded by the nn-
tlcs, who walk about with b.uo feet.
Native women in thosii IslnmlM
have two Valued possessions. 11 ew.
Ing machine and n pair of shoes. The
shoes nro worn only (with more or
Ices discomfort) to church on Sun
days. The louder thei ciealt thu
moie they nro prized Thcso treas
ures uro always placed im-tin. inn
of tho grmes of women when they
aio burled. So, hi looking at tho
furniture on n crave tho sex of tlm
ownor Is easily ascei tallied.
The deceased wlfo owned an im.
usually creaky pair or shoes, which
wore placed with her other belong
ings on her griivc.
Tli., ,, rri i.4 ...i t...Li......i . .i..,
of no nviill, however, for she taiuu
back again tho next night weailnir
her hoots. lie recognized the well
known creaking. v.'
Ill lnvenun. iiutmintiMv .Im l.ntr,,..
to haunt tho houlo In the daytime,
and this to where the testimony of
while peoplo comes in. Tho liour.o
had threo rooms1,- without celling,
:iml the nnrtltloiiH did not mi im to
the roof. People sitting In tho cen
ter loom wore polled with Mtones and
other nilsellca, which wero thrown
over tho partitions.
Chairs ikmceil urnuiid the rooms.
Doom and boxoa oponed nnd shim
med. Coeoaiiuts lolled In and mean
dered casually mound, and tables
wero knocked and sliuken.
Half a dozen whltn traders left
theli business uud went to tho house
to tee for tliennelvcs. Thev were
soon convinced, for nicks unci cocoa
nuts weio thiovvn about to such an
extent that they ictired In undigni
fied hast. Somo wcro sony they
As no ono would live In tlm Ihiiibi
It was decided lo burn It. That was
the end of it.
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Ltd., is agent for the best engraving
ahJ l.iT,An..ul.I '
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piinting of every kind.
Also prices and samples of the
Verv Latest in Encrrnvivl Pai-di
invitations, in the best of form
for smart functions.
For over Twenty Years wo
have been niakinc; Souvenir
Jewelry. Our experience has
taught us how to make
Onr stock is the Largest in
tho city and our Prices nro
We welcome a comparison
II. F. Wichman & Co.
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TOM FITCH LEARNED
FROM SENATOR JONES
Senator .lohn P. .lonca likes to tell
a chntnclorlstlc: story of Tom Kltch,
ic icckless coiiiuanlvn of his earlier
years, win; camp to htm ope day to
boirow money and Indulged In u few
personalities. Said he:
".lones, 1 don't understand It."
"Don't understand what?"
",l don't uudertland tho laws of
fate. When I flisl know joti, forty
year's ngo, you weio u poor, strug
gling tenderfoot, without a dollar or
a friend, and I was rich nnd Influen
tial Now J cm are rich and tnlliicu
tlal, unci I lmo neither money nor
"The reason for Unit Is perfectly
rJcnr to me," said Jones. "Tho trou
ble with you, Tom, Is that un Inscru
table Provldenco created you without
the power to distinguish -between
right and wiong, and you uro n
d n poor guesber." New York
K cnlng Telegram.
Keillor K von Ing Hullo tin:
September 190S may prove u leconl
month for divorce cases. Tho courts
liavo been busy meeting the hit go de
mands. An examination of tho -records
for thu mouth will show, 1 be
lieve, more thnn thirty cases befoio
the courts, or more than one n day. It
would bo of Interest If you could pub
lish the exact number of dhoiccs
ntiil Iho number of marriages for Sep
The Hoard of Health teronls might
well add u w'ord and call it 'HeRlsler
of Dlrthrt, Deaths, Marriages, nnd Di
vorces. II Hconiu that It Is becoming
the opinion of romo of Iho' peoplo that
most any old reason, and a lawyer's
fee, will firing a divorce, itnd nnother
marriage llccnso Is not expensive.
How does this piesent divorce fever
compare with conditions ten jours
ago? Wlint aio wo coming lo? In tho
ten yonrs, fiom ISUj-llioi, In .Now
Vmk City tho absolute dhorces grant
ed Indented more than .101) per cent.
Dining tho same time, In Chicago,
Philadelphia, Uoston and Doliolt the
divorces wero about doubled. In -Indianapolis
there has been u largo clc
eieasc. What nro tho facts In Hit
wall? In 1870 Ohio granted one ill
yorco for every twenty-five innriiages,
In 1905, iihoiit one for every eight!
Tho condition In Mnssaehuxelts Is
nbout as had. And how about llunii
lulu? ir tho llul lot In can secuio
somo facts, llgures anil statistics fimn
rccoids In this clly, It will help much
In tho study nnd consideration of this
Important mailer which Is soon to lie
Honolulu, Sept. 2S, '08.
Tho question as to whether or not
tho Kdiuimils Art is in roico In tins
Territory was iitmipil Iw.frin. ciw, Km.
jirenio Com t all morning today In tlri
cato of tho Tenllory vs. lllnucho Miii
tln. Jiulgo Humphreys represented
mo cieieniiaui in tuo case, wlm Is ap
pealing fiom a decision or tho DIs
trlct Coillt. whero nho uiiu nmi lplr..l
of ndultery. Deputy (junnty Attorney
.Miivcriou is reiltcseutlns tho Terri
tory in tho care. '
Claudius II. Mcllrlde, scrrctnry to
tho (lovernor, Is occupying himself
dm lug thu absence! of the Chief ICx
eciitlo by piactlciug law. This morn
ing ho madu an excellent shun Ing be
fore Judgo Dole in tho Federal Court
In tho clefensu put up for a Hawaiian
defaulting witness. This class of
cases Is u hobby with UulteiD States
Dlstilct Attorney Ilieek'ons, nnd It will
piobably puiMi InlorcHtlng.
I'KOM A riiui-iGiurii
.M. MdNERNY, Ltd., Fort and Merchant
SUFFERED FOR YEARS
Says Vt-ru-nti Ccmtilcttly Keslortd
MItH. CHA8. (11103 I.OU18, Indian
Ixircltctjuobec, Can., writes:
"For years I suffered from a disease
that tlie doctors did not understand.
"Ono clny I rend In tho paper about
your oxcollent remedy, Peninn. 1 pro
cured n bottloofltnnellemklUccordlng
lo directions. It was not long until 1
observcel n change for tho butter.
"I can say that l'oriltin has cured mo.
I could not tako any nourishment ex
Vl will nt all limes eay a good word
for Portion, 1 hold It in tlio highest
Not only wctinen of rank and lebsuro
pralro Periinn, hut Iho iudiinlriiius,uso
fill women cngage.l in manual toil
would not bo without Dr. Hartmau's
Tho doctor has prescribeel It for many
thousand women eury year nnd ho
tiovcr falls to receive a multitude of
letters like tho nlxivc, thanking him
for Ills ndvlee, and especially fur tlm
wonderful benefits received from l'o
runa. Thci following wholcsnlo druggist
will supply tho I dull trifle:
Ucnson, Smith & Co., "
A pair of shoes that wears ,
long and keeps it3 shape
A shipment of up to date
Tnn Slices for Indies wnn re
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meda. L. AYAH SHOE CO.,
1005 NUUANU ST. NEAR KING ST.
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