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RVnNlNQ DULLRTIN, HONOLULU; T.-!!.,' THURSDAY;' DEC. 3, 1808.;
AILY and WEEKLY Published by BULLETIN PUBLISHING CO., IID.
At 120 King Street, Honolulu. Territory of Hawaii.
aily every day except Sunday. Weekly Issued on Tuesday of each week.
MEMBER 07 THE ASSOCIATED FBESI.
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CIBCULATION LABQSST OF ANY
in the Territory
rp J Editorial Rooms,
m. v'a i
Vh not let tlio vvolnon voto on llio
Democrats don't believe In tlio re
count Now let us lie citizens bcfoic
( uro partlz.tns.
1'icwperlty associated with Federal
public work will come In hunches
iiiiiu It gets well under wny.
Joe Cohen celebrates his election
with it t-ensou of tlio I.lllputlnus.
'J'h.it in.iKes ovorjonc happy.
Isn't It nbout tlmo to bear from
I lie Hoard of Immigration (yi the
progicss ot tho Huropeati-linmlgr.int
Jlondo may not have been jisjcho
loglcnlly placed by Miss Prescott, but
he Is u good man in an Important
Now that Sir. Hoot has decided to
nctept tho New York Scnatorshlp, It
iml remains for the Legislature to
lit him have It.
Hawaii's dlorcc statistics to ho
1 crfectly complcto should give a list
of the dlorces granted on fifteen
li.lmite notice or less.
Coincident with withdrawal of op
position to tho coastwlso shipping
law, Honolulu should quit knocking
Its local steamship service.
llrother Hill may be offering Ilur
ton n place In his official family so
that llrother Charles' Senatorial boo
may not cause too much troublo In
What Bhall we say of tho liquor
law, if It bo found true that tho Il
licit dealers of Kauai aro nil but
running the licensed concerns out ot
Honolulu should get rid of the, old
li'e.i of King afraid of Itself. Confl
dtmo In and lnalty for jour own
town breeds prosperity nnd develops
i- -a-m i iu
Tho diplomatic notes exchanged
bj Ambassador Takahlra nnd Secre
tin Hoot ure perfect examples of
tltar statement thnt need not i mis
understood by ancme.
Should tho Federal building- be
erected on the P.ilaco Square Bile,
tho far-slghlcd man wnuld'nntur.t'l)
lay plans to turn the Opera Houso
IlIo u skjscraplng nfflco building.
Kvery business man with n long
lu.nl bees good times ahead for tho
Cltv of Honolulu. Hut they will bo
ictardtit if out-own people shy every
tlmo they nro charged with nursing
President Alexis docs not care
much for losing his office, but tho
iilflctr.ic-Mntf'of his $30,000: tieasuii)
chest relieves him of all thnt has ov
er iumle,a Haitian Presidency nt
tractive. Oct In anil help Honolulu rsrow
for tho; next twelve months. Don't
cultivate tho habit of thinking that
tho local limit has been reached nnd
only tho far-away Investments aro
Honest pnrtlzans would ho derelict
iu th'cir duty If they wcro to allow
HUtli charges us aro' made In tho
l.nno recount petition to pass without
appealing to tho courts for n rovlow
of tho vote.
Sugur protection principles nro
more forceful than ever despite bro
ther Oii3 Spieckels It Is not good
policy to build up Industry with a
protective tnilfT only to destro) It,
when woll established, with a Kiee
Trade stab under the fifth rib.
Daniel Keofo, the now Commis
sioner of Immigration, Is a man w'lth
whom Hawaii should bofouio well nc
quulntc'd, Tho Torrltorj needs more
of the clear-headed attention glou
by Tinnk Sargent (o keep ItJju ho
straight nnd narrow path of Ameri
can development. j
l)y following the stock list das by
,ilay jou could hardly iuwt'luo the
PAYABLE IN ADVANCE.
WnRKI-Y UU ULiUTIN
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TtliYear, an)tlicre In Canada ,. I. Bo
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Eriltrtil al llic rmloflicr at Honolulu
a at fond claaa mailer.
DECEMBER 3, 1908
usual dividends wire paid on (ho
30th of Noenihcr Can It ho that
this money Is seeking investment out
tide the Islands when It Is needcJ at
Japanese pineapple-growers should
learn to read Hiigllsh. That will
savo the expense of experimenting
with .lnpincso experts, and also help
them to get In closer touch with tlio
sentiment of the community In
which they live.
Mrs. Colm testified before n San
Kranclsco coroner's Jury that As
sassin linns was despondent and com
mitted suicide "for the reason that
ho wns confident ho would bo nblo to
pay his debts, liquidate all obliga
tions, nnd start life uncw, with In
creased business, after the fluef trial
was over." Jury service for profit
is just what Prosecutor Hency In
tended to check when ho eliminated
IWHBRE AMERICA AND JAPAN
Kuropcnn diplomacy Is worded to
conceal its real purpose. American
ulptomnts have gained a reputation
for tho "shlrt-slcevo" diplomacy
which consists in calling a spade u
Consequent!) a statement given
out bj nn official of our Stato Dc
paitmcnt may be accepted as an hon
Wo niny therefore gain much en
lightenment from nn Impersonal In
terview, given the Munsey sjndlcato
papers earlj in NoveniBcr, which out
lined what America and Japan wcro
drlvlng at In their diplomatic nego
tiations. The announcement ot the
International agreement published In
tho, II u 1 1 o 1 1 ii Wednesday Is what
this offlclal Indicated the Govern
ments woio leading up to. Head in
connection with tho text of the ngroo
incnt It throws much light on ths
meaning of the document. The In
terview Is given In full:
! "Thei'o never has been tho slight
est friction between the Governments
of Japin and the United States,
"When tho dispute aiose over the
San Fianclsci school Incident, tho
two Governments wcio woiklng In
harmony and accord, althpugh It can
not bo denied that feeling ran high
among (lie two peoples. It wasnJuo
to this that the positive belief exist'
cd In Europe nt that tlmo that war
would result. Paris and Iletlln were
'certain of It.
"Since then both this Government
and that of 'Japan have been earn
estly cooperating with each other to
removo tho Impression that enmity
had existed. Kvory step taken has
been with this end in view. Wo se
cured tho abolition of the offensive
school regulations In San Trnnclsco,
"Wo have nmendod tho Immigra
tion laws In a waj satisfactory to Ja
pan1, and at tho samo tlmo to meet
tho views of our own people h re
ducing tho number of Japanese la
borers entering this country. Each
monta's reports show n decrease ot
these immigrants. Wo have nego
tiated nn arbitration treaty between
tho two countries. Wo havo conclu
ded n treaty covering patent rights,
trademarks, and copyrWhts In China.
"And wo have sent our Fleet on a
friendly visit to Japan, where It wns
accorded a most Jiospltahlo reception.,
"Tho relations between tho two
Governments nro of tho most friend
ly character, and tho negotiations
now In progress nro for tho purpose
of maintaining and Increasing thnt
"I never believe It wlso to disclose
tho details of negotiations whllo
they nro still the subject of dlscns
slon between tho patties Interested.
Such premature publicity Is a'pt to
Involve too mnny explanations.
"Hut I enn nssuie jou that tlieie
Is nothing Involved In the pending
i negotiations that Is now, that Is not
already in black nnd white, that Is
not open to the student of papers re
girding our trlntlons wth Japan,
' Tloth Japan and oiusJhea are al
ready on record as committed to the
preservation of tho Integrity of Chjna
mid tho inalntonnnca of tho 'ojion
door.' It bus teemed desirable again,
Take a Walk
on your next leisure afternoon-'
go up to College Hills and see
how many new homes are be
ing built. It would be easy
for you to get a lot and have
a home in this suburb of the
Let us take you out and show
jou some ot our choicest lots
in this Tract. You will be
surprised when you learn how
easy it is to become the own
er of or.e. When you have
become the owner of a lot we
will assist you in building a
SjwA fjimk hoXtt
with tho object of removing thnt
ortgtnnl Impression of which I spoke,
that our position shall ha restated,
so as to mako It plain that wo nro
working together harmoniously for
peace and prosperity In tho Orient.
"Wo arc not negotiating n treaty,
but arc negotiating for an exchange
ot diplomatic notes. That Is nil."
PRIMARY LAW IS OPPORTUNITY
FOR THB PEOPLE.
In his new bookm "Pilmary Elec
tions," Prof. C. K. Merrlnm ot tho
University of Chicago reaches tho
conclusion that the direct-primary
sjstcm Is to be regarded as nn oppor
tunity, not as a result. It signifies,
fie savs, the Opening of n broad nvc
nue of npprnach to democracy in par-
tj affairs, not the attainment ot tho
"It Is a common Aalerlcnn fallacy,
rajs' Prof. Mcrrlam, "to conclude tint
wher a constitutional amendment or
a statute or a charter Is secured tho
victory has been won nnd thnt tho
patriotic citizen may go hack to tho
''It is easier to secure ten men to
fight desperately for good legislation
thaq one who will fight steadily nnd
consistently for efficient ndmlnlstrn
"Every student of politics knows,
however, that there Is no automatic
device thnt will secure smoothly run
ning self-government whllo the peo
ple sleep. Perpetual motion nnd au
tomatic democracy nro equnlly vls
lonnry and Impossible. Tho governor
gauges tho pressure of public Inter
est nnd rcgulntes his conduct accord
ingly. The level of politics is in tlio
Eight lots at Kaimuki, cleared and
iencea., ounaoie ror ituck iarnv
Two fine buifding1 lots in Manoa-
$1600 and ?iwu.
- For Rent
Nuuanu Avenue $35.00
Nuuinu Avenue $50.00
School Street $40.00
Quarry Street $22.50
Einau Street $25.00
Thurston Avenue $75.00
LunaliloSt. (Furnished) ....$40.00
Waikiki (Furnished) $40.00
COR. FORT AND MERCHANT STS,
Low Rates; Prompt;
1 . -- -'' ""'
long run the level ot public Interest
In men nnd nffnlis political. Under
any sjstcm tho largest group of In
terested nnd active citizens will de
termine public policies nnd will se
lect tho persons to formulate nnd ad
minister them. The uninterested, or
tho spasmodically Interested, tho In
nctivo nnd the Irregularly actlvo will
bo tho governed, not the governors."
In commenting on Prof. Mcrrlnm's
conclusions tho Chicago Dally News
sajs tho truth cannot bo
rclternted thnt devices like direct-
prlmnrj laws must bo utilized to tliu '
best ndvnntilge It they ,e to .nke'
the government responslvo to tho
popular will. Tho next opportunity
In Chicago for utilizing the Illinois
dlrect-prlmnry law Is In connection!
with the election Qt Aldermen next,
Anrll. Tho nrimarles incniratorv to .
.ii .. y -n.'i a. . i .. . . I
this election- will be held on the last"
Tuesday In l'ebruary. It is cncoui-l
nglng to noto that Prof. Mcrrlam
himself will bo n candidate for tho
Republican nomination for Alderman
In tho Seventh Ward to succeed Aid.
Dennett, who Intends to retlro fiom
the council nt the eloso ot his pich
In his hook, which Is u historj ot
prlm.irj legislation, Pint, Mcrrlam
points out thn growing tendency ot
the people since tho foundation ot
the government to tnko political pow
er Into their own hands In (he ear
ly daj of the Republic nomination
were commonly made by leglHlatlva
Tho overthrow of "King Caucus" i
by .tho ropresontailvo convention wnt
heralded in Its clay as n great victory
In recent jcars, as wo havo seen,
tho convention Is being displaced by
direct pilmarlcs as n moro democratic
method ot funking nominations for
trho stutcriiont published In n Paris
newspaper Hint Wilbur Wright, tho
Amerlcnn neroplnnlst, lias received n
letter fiom Hmpernr William, Invit
ing li I in to go to Ocrmnny nnd con
tinue his experiments there. Is un-
Calcutta Is In n state of terror
fiom political crimes, A llengnll de
tective, active In twilling lovnluttnn
Ists, was shot down In a crowded
John Yandoibcck wns killed In (
New York whllo bolng with his
friend, fyjward I.jnch. Heart trou
blo Is u p posed to bo the cause.
Heniy H. Talntor, who gathered
evidence against "Iloss" Tweed, 'died
nt Newfoundland, N. J,
MONDAY, DECEMBER 7TH,
At 8 O'clock.
ZJC See Our Windows "9C
V"T7E always give satisfaction and the worth of
your money. At our Annex "there is
being held a Special Sale of Winter Hats, ranging
in price from .$.2.50 to $50, and every hat is
Guaranteed Full Value. .Roses and Trimmings in
endless variety from 25c to' $5, from which we can
make up specially-designed Hats to suit everyone.
In One Day's Work
Plants 200 Trees
That tho Arbor Day holiday was
earnestly observed by tho majority
ot tho schools on (ho othci Islands Is,
the tenoi of 11 number ot letters which
have been received hero by Siipeiln
rtendent of Public Instruction W. II.
llabbltt. At tho Hanii school, which Is
"-atcil on tho outskirts of thy liana
theio aro but DH chlldien atlendliig tlio
school, tho results that llioy uttalnecr'
nro grntlfjlng link cm.
This, however, Is no inoro than has
CCI ,"""D ' """' mner ecuoois on
','0,ls,am.18' .Tl,u crest that was tak;
cn '" rimr na mis jcar was iiiinusi
,mnrecC(icnlul i (l0, Torrltorj.
Oct your lunch nt tho New K. island
Bakery, Hotel street.
Senntor" Tl C. Piatt saitf In New
York that Hooscvelt or Sccie'taiy
Hoot Is tlio 'man to succeed lilm.
inis year we have many
New Things irt Jewelry for
SCARF PINS of Exquisite1
Design. FOBS in New Pat-'
terns and Styles. GUFF
LINKS in all Grades and at
all Prices. VEST BUTTONS
and STUDS, and MANY 0TH-
, Inspect- our large stock of
What spot in these, Islands can ex
ceed the great Waimea Plains in
.beauty, climate and diversity of scen
ery? City folk i want of rest and
recreation .will Jearn with" pleasure
that the Waimea 'Home of Mr. David
Forbes, late Manager of Kukuihaele,
is now in the hands of Mr. H. Akona,
the well-known Chef.
The premises mny be rented fur
nished by week or mouth on reason
able terms. Apply to
IV AKONA, WAIMEA,, HAWAn
( P, 0, Address, Kawaihae.
Corner Fort and HcrcUtnin Streets
I tl. n
-Comeiin mid select SHOES for you
and your children. They me satis
factory; their Prices Reasonable. An
AXMAS GIFT will accompany each
L. IyAU SHOE CO.,
1005-NUUANU ST. near kInG St,
HFTor, Rent" cai-Js on sale at
Santa Claus is hero warming up for Christmas. You
will have the best from him if you make your selection
TOYS Dolls, Postal Card Albums, Sewing Boxes, Pic
ture Frames, Comb aid Brush Sets, Shaving Sets, Sets for
Smokers, Manleuring Sets Collar and Cuff Boxes, Glove
Boxes, Toy Pianos, Drams,.Wagons, Dolls, Carriages, Wilt
ing Paper in Boxes, Games of AH Kinds.
COATS I TO 7 YEARS Sample Garments for Chil
dren; well made; beautifully finished. Material, Pique,
Imitation Pongee, and Linen.
UMBRELLAS From $1.50 up, and a big assortment
to choose from.
RUCKING Six pieces in a box; 50c to 75o per box.
' SHIRTWAISTS New line, from OOe to $2.00.
sold here. For a Christmas.Present, give an order for n
pair of shoes, and let the recipient pick them out. In this
way, thorough satisfaction is asiured.
LINDSEY COLONIAL TIES in all leathers, $3 50.
(White and Tan Suede, Patent Leather, and White Can
vas). NEW J0CELYN TIE in Tad Suede.
, NURSES' OXFORDS, HOUSE SLIPPERS. x OPERA
REGAL SHOE STORE,
"" McCANDLESS 'BUILDING, KING and BETHEL STS.
These nnd other HOLIDAY GOODS nt
V, Wkw: Or;J
Thrum's Book Store
We have just receiv
ed by the Hilonian ov
er 1,500 pairs of Lad
ies' Regal Shoes in all
the latest styles. Our
Quaiter Sizes guaran
tee a perfect'flt for any
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