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EVENINO BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H MONDAY, JAN. 4, 1900.
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in the Territory of Hawaii
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s kccoikI cUsi mitter.
MONDAY ...., . , . , JANUABY 4, 1009
DON'T COW ERR0R8.
1 ' It h&-t been suggested that the po
litical . dvlsers uf tlic Mnvor hnve
rRi tl l nt to make nil tils appolnt
uonm, gardless uf the Supervisors,
a Hie hcory that ho would bo up-
old fus the Sherltl u( tho County of
i .i ail vas upheld when ho mado np-
iHilntini uta to bin tiollce force.
Ah to the facts, the lYu I 1 c 1 1 n Is
set !ii'"rmed. As to tho law, the
courts v III decide. ,
'I bin uiper has to suggest that the
hlstorv jf tho County of Hawaii Is
uot utit that nny patriotic oinclal or
rltlfon f the City of Honolulu should
mini o repeat That wrangle had
u mU'i y unfortunate ending, and
it. Anil County will long suffer from
v'. , not copy, the errors of your
f'll- i tlzcns who iliado municipal
. i -lent a pure medium of parti
l t i 'I tics.
u3QAN10 APT 0HAKQE3t
I s'nto Kuhlo In his letter to tho
i i)i- tin makes mention of his tu
rn 1 1 to Introduce a further amend
i n ii' the bill to amend the Organic
Act ml put on end to "the present
a)i'- of land exchange.
'1 s are tho people reminded that
hi-, the amending of the Organic
ct 'Co starts, there Is no telling
.'it It will end.
'. .ently the Governor did not
i Mnl t necessary to Include land ex
;''in -ti In the amendments. Dele-
i uhlp does. What other mem
r i Congress may thero bo who
ive still another Idea on what
i - 'or Bhould not be done?
v a matter of fact, tho Dull
i grces with the man and tho of-
i vho declares thero should be an
. i I nu-lit of tho present system of
-land exchange. Thero Is too
i . l opportunity for nbuso of the
- ' 1 us It now exists.
. this matter Is Involved in the
liliiPBtlon of the advisability of secur
ing n general amendment of tho Or
Tho whole amendment scheme hits
been worked off as a snap proposition
In tint estimation of u large number
of our1 citizens. It should be brought
to n standstill until tho situation can
be more generally understood.
Tiio bill now before Congress
should be carefully considered by at
J-ust tho business organization's of
Honolulu and Illlo nnd Walluku be
fine It moves further on Its way to
lt"' ulng tho law of tho land.
HONOLULO'S CITY GOVERNMENT.
Mn) or Tern's inaugural address
sounds a key-note of harmony, and
as tho Mayor will probably linvo more
than any other to do with creating
harmony or discord during tho first
j ear of Honolulu's existence ns an or
ganized municipality, there Is every
reason why harmony should prevail.
J The executive of the city has only to
suck in ins text.
The first few weeks of the city's,
history will tell the story. During
Hint period the men entrusted with
the responsibility of inaugurating
municipal government will prove to
the satisfaction of the people whether
they are possessed of good Jttdgmc'nt,
common-sense, nnd strict loyalty to
the common good.
The people will be quick to nolo
whether the Hn' of partlzans Is for
pure paftlzanshlp or the Improvement
of, the scrvlco rendered tho peoplo
We all know what should bo done.
Every citizen who Is n true' patriot
will second every effort of the'Mnyor
and the Supervlsots In reaching a
bnsls of action from which tho detail
of government shall bo worked out
with freedom from official friction
nnd th ebest possible 'result for tho
It is not for tho people to say how
tlie Mayor nnd the Supervisors, shall
"get together" in the conduct of tho
government. They will, however,
protest against an era of wrangling
that cannot fall to retard tho 'busi
ness of the city.
True friends of American govern
ment hope for the greatest success1 of
the city government at this time. It
Is their munition that local self-government
shall march steadily forward
In this city, which wns a civilized
center when many of the great main
land cities of the West were villages
of savages surrounded by a howling
wilderness. Their ambition Is to see
tho City of Honolulu progress. This
It will do If tho government of tho
first organized municipality elimi
nates factional politics and gives llrst
HELPING HAWAII'S OWN.
I Is Impossible to estimate the
itrft value to this Territory of a
-defined movement for lnterest
' ,. tho youth of Hawaii In agrlcul
1 1 .work!, ns outlined by the' Presl
i. of1 uie Sugar 'Planters' Associa
te views of' the;' 'b'u 1 1 o 1 1 n on
wnat' should be' done with the chil
dren In our schools are well known.
Agriculture, Is the source'of th'o pros
perity of these Islands. We' have
thousands of children' In oiir 'public
schools who will soon' be1, many are
now, making up their minds what
tlioy shall do for a living-.
Tho Territory of Hawaii offers a
wealth of opportunity for these boys,
and the girls as well, If they will turn
their attention to agriculture the
tigrlculture of the sugar plantations.
It Is often said that the children
villi not work In tho fields ufter they
have a "little education." It this bo
true, it Is the fault of tho education
not tho books they study, but of tho
atmosphere and tho sentiment of the
The ambition of tho educators and
of the captains of Industry should bo
to matte the boys and the girls more
Intelligent workers and therefore
more eflkient than tlie fathers nnd
mothers who have not enjoyed their
Hawaii has a real problem before
I It In the wnployment of Its own cltl
, zens now growing un In the schools,
II Is not serious If chlldreiftlrd' f aught
tho dignity of-laiior n, find opportu
nity to S" buck to ri mil t, r . ,,r
In m ii it!!- iu -n '
In too w k ul ' hdv
'fl li. lulml
I ' t 3 - -i
Nuuanu Valley $25.00'
Quarry Street $22.5o'
Kinau Street $25.00
Nuuanu Street $50.00
Lunalilo Street $25.00
Nuuanu Valley, 1 1-4 quarter
Manoa Valley -Building Lots' $1000'
Also lnta n Pimniil anrt ValmtiV.
Beach' property at Kaalawai.
COB. F0BT AND MERCHANT STS,
HATES ABE LOW
Do you desire
home for a
home in. Hono
lulu? If so we
have a nice
to show you.
Sjwid mk $mM
lace to the Interests of tho people.
Tho J! u 1 1 e 1 1 n wishes the first
Mayor of Honolulu well. It offers tho
Hoard of Supervisors felicitations.
May these representatives of the
people ntwajs bear In mind thnt they
ore the reprCBcntatles and not tho
governors of the people. They will
succeed us they tend strictly and hon
estly to public business and meet the
demands of the citizens of Honolulu.
There Is every promise of success.
Only grievous error on tho part of
our newly Inaugurated officials can
make It otherwise.
HONOLULU'S FIRST MAYOR
(Continued from Pace 1)
iind City government continues.
A City Hall.
Honolulu is a capital city. It Is tho
first American city and American out
post leached from the Orient. It can
not long contnuo to house her city of
fleets In rented rooms In n commercial
building. A suitable City Hall Is some
thing for which the new City mid
County government should begin at
onco to maturo plans. A suitable site
fliould bo provided from the publicly
owned lands, and means should bo
found to provide for the cost of such
Small aPrks and Squares.
Tho plan of small parks and squares
as playgrounds for the children and
breathing places for the community
should be extended so that every part
of the city would have public grounds
of this kind for tho meeting and recre
ation placo of tho people of every
neighborhood. As tho city grows these
will become more nnd mnro necessary,
und at tho samo tlmo harder and
harder to get. Tor these tho publicly
owned lands within the City und Coun
ty could well provide. ,
Roads and Road Building
The toads of tho City nnd County
nro of tho greatest Importance. Tho
entire public Is Interested In them.
The best methods of road building
should be employed, nnd roads ohcu
built should bo kept constantly In re
pair. If this is done it will not bo nec
essary to rebuild roads so often, and
not only will they cost less in tho long
mn but they will servo their puriose
n great deal better. I Intend to do
voto a great ileal' of my tlmo and at
tentlott to the matter of roads and road
repairs. It shall bo one of my ambi
tions to glvo tho City und County as
fine a system of well kept nsiida ns it
Is posslblo to do with the money nvulb
The Belt Road.
Naturally u rtelt Road entirely
around this Island Is one of tho road
developments which Is most earnestly
looked for. It Is wanted on ninny
grounds. It Is not only wanted becausu
of the Increasing pleaBtiro driving It
will afford, and as a tourist attraction
but because It Is necessary for tho
development of largo pottlons of tlio
island. It must be a very Important
part of nny complcto plan of roads for
tho City and County.
Utlt In planning and building this
toad, and the side roads that should bu
built from it, so as to reach all places
to which u load should bo built, as well
its in planning tuner now roau work,
tho military plans of the National gov
ernment should bo considered. It is
tho announced plan uf the National
Government to make of tho Inland of
Oahu, all of which Is Included In' tliu
City ami County of Honolulu, a strong
ly fnrtllled ami a strongly garrisoned
Army and Nayy post. It Is fair to as
sumo tliut tho Inylng out und building
of military roads Is a part of this rilan
It Is probable tills military road plan
will bo very extensive. If that Is bo,
It ought to ho taken Into consideration
In planning our own roads. Wo ought
not to build roads or plan roads that
will not lit In with tho plans for Army
toads. It Is very likely that In lingo
(k'Kieo the two bctu of iojiIs, tho omi
the CVi n' Count V aunt nti'to-tiilte
and lb "li i
put tin J '
i-nd tl. it ' i . ' i i- i
mntuul auyun u,
Co-OpcrAtlon With the Army.
Before such nn Important plan of
road building' Is undertaken, the City
and Coimlv, through Its enrlneerliiR
department, should obtain very accur
ate and ery complete Information re
garding grades, material to bo en
conflicted, land ownership nlong th
line of tho proposed roads, and the
present nnd future need of side roads
necessary to develop the country, and
c very comprehensive plan should bo
drnvvn ttp,,one thnt can be progressive
ly followed until completed Tho City
nnd County should confer with the
Army authorities on the bnpls of this
plun and If co-operation Is iosslble, u
road plan should bo dcvlncri which will
meet both public nnd Arm) needs.
In order to carry out the part of tl.o
City nnd County In surh a program
tho Legislature should be asked to
glvo the authority to adopt In part nt
least the California plan of providing
lor the cost of construction, a pnrt
of the cost should bo paid out of gen
eral tnxatlon bands fur this being Is
sued, perhaps nnd the remainder of
the cost should be by a hiucIiiI tnx on
tho property benefitted Thus this
much desired Improvementa com.
plelo s)stem of good mails, nnd the
licit Ilnad In particular could be built
without burdening the current rove
nilcs, nnd without Increasing tho tnx
rale. This system of providing for tho
rost of toads Is In gcnernl use In main
land cities, nnd tlirniiRlmut California,
nnd Is satisfactory wherever ntloptcd.
Finances of the City.
In regard to the current revenues
and exicmlltures of the City nnd Coun
ty, the City nnd Count) ns tho sttcces
tor of tho County of Oahu, begins with
the sources of revenue nnd the fln.tit
clnl resources which the County had.
Thanks to the enre nnd good financial
administration of thu last Hoard of
Supervisors of tho County, for which
nil the members give large credit tt
the Chairman, Charles lltistncc, Jr.,
these resources Include u balanco of
county funds which might hnvo been
spent by tho county, estimated nt IIS,
278.95. Tho estimated receipts from
the Territory for the next six months
nro $32,500 per mouth, or tl!i,r,000. In
addition It is estimated that thero will
bo received from the Territory, as n
balance from tho amount due for tho
,ast six months of ISMS, (31,800. Other
evonnea to. tha 'general fund ate esti
mated at J.1400 for the six months,
making u total available In the gen
ernl fund for tho first six months of
this year of $250 48 95, besides tho
special road tnx funds Of this amount
$18,278.91; Is a 'balance carried over
from last )ear. A good sized balance
in the treasury fs'nicessary so that tfto
City and County may bo prepared tot
emergencies imI iim. to prevent tho
necessity of rcgTstcring vvn'rrnnts nnd
so that the emp'ijyees of the City und
County nnd those who furnish It with
sttpjillcs may nlwu)s bu sttro of get
ting cash for their warrants. It seems
to me therefore that a balance ns largo
ns this or n llttlo largor, say $20,000,
hoiild always bo letalned a? n treia
ti ry balance. If this Is done the
amount available from tho general
fimd In addition to tho special road
funds for tho first six mouths of the
ear Is $230,178.95, or $38,113.15 a
The monthly pay-rolls and matctlals
and supplies for the various deport
ments Including thu elected ofllcers or
the city and county, police, file, elec
tric light, and garbage departments,
the care of tho parks. Including Knplo
Inul I'atk, the band nnd thu l.ealil
Home, on tho basis of tho s'nio cx
pendltutes under tho County, may bo
estimated ut $19,350 per month. Add
ing to this the salaries fixed by luw,
makes i( total or what may bo callod
Fixed I'xpcndltures of $22,415. On the
basis of an available monthly income
to tho general fund or $38,413.15 this
would Icavu $15,908.15 per mouth avail
able for toad work besides tho special
roail tax funds which can bo used
only In tho districts whero they aro
collected. Tho balances remaining In
theso funds will give an estimated
monthly allowance for tho first thieo
months of the year of, lit round num.
hers, Honolulu, .$500; Ewti und Wat-
inao, $i00, Wulalua, $120: Koolauloa
$176; Koolattpoko, $175, u total of
$1075.00; making tho total probable
amount available ror road work rront
nil fcources, $17,043.15 per month Tor
tho first threo months or tho year with
nn Increase or $2225 n month from tho
t pedal ro.nl funds for tho second three
It will llniB'boEcen that to accomp
lish an) thing' Hko what Is hoped In
the road department the greatest ccor
omp and efficiency lu all thu depart
ments will bo necessary. With tho
cooperation of the Hoard or Supervls
ois upon which I am sttro I can rely,
much may bo accomplished.
New Idea Magazine
Section J It! or (ho MuulUp.il Act
provl'ile's 'lfnUtll "board's, cotntiilsBlonr
nnd officers of the Couuiy of Oahu by
appointment" slinll hold office no
longer than until noon today, tint In
c.rdcr thnt thero shall be no break In
thu government, tho same section pro J
.nit-a mm yie .ui) oi-eieci, miring tup
month (of December "shall mitke all
tho appointments to bo mado by him"
and tlic person s lippnlntcd shall qual
ify and tako office nt noon today.
Theso niipolntmenls I have made tin
tho law directs. I understand fioai
the ticvv'spapcrn thnt my authority to
make soiiio or these appointments Is
questioned. I cult only say that In
making them I was doing my duty
under tho law ns I understand It. If I
hail not mndu appointments to the po
sitions I (lid I should have failed lit
my duty ns I understand It. When
ever tho courts say I did not have tho
power to miiko nny appointment in k
list I shall cheerfully nceept the desl
rIoii. In making theso nppolntiifMils
1 hnvo retained heads of depatltni-iiirt
whero exierlenco nil reconl mado their
services valuable to (lu city.
Let There Be Harmony.
The Board of Supervisors are a co
ordinate branch of the City and Coun
ty government. The law gives the
Board large powers. As Mayor I have
no desire t otake any of its powers
from It. The law alto gives Mayor
large powers and Important duties. I
do not think the Board wants to tal-o
any powers from the Mayor. If each
Is sincerely desirous of using only the
powers given by the law there will be
no trouble about harmony between the
Board and the Mayor. I certainly want
harmony In, order that all connected
with th eClty and County government
may work solely for the public good.
NEW RULES TAKE
The following' are among the Im
portant parts or tho new rulr r
procedure or the Hoard'
IV. VKTO OI' MAYOR
In tho event or n veto bv the Mnv.
or, tho votes or five membeis of the
Hoard shall bo necessary to iuiks nnv
ordinance, order or lesolittlon over
fcttcli veto, otherwise such ordinance,
ortler or resolution shall bo or no vn-Udlty.i
The Mn)or bIiiiII bo thn un-alillnc?
officer of tho Hoard or Supervisors. In
tho absence or the Mayor, the i-lerlt
shall call the Hoard to order and tho
members present shall choose onn n-
thelr number to act as o presiding or.
llcer, pro tempote, who shnll have
tho same right to voto its other mem
bers. Should the presiding officer
pro tempore bo requited to sign nny
matter requiting tho slgnnture or the
Mavor, the Cleik shnll attach to such
Instrument a ceitlllcato setting forth
hat such presiding officer pro tCm
poro was duly appointed.
Thero shall bo two Idnds of com.
1. Standing Committees. In mn.
slbt of three membeis each, to bo
elected by tho Hoard.
2. Special Committees, to consist
of three members each, unless other
wise ordered by (ho Hoard, to bo ap
pointed from tlmo to time ns occasion
may require, and to servo until Ilnnl
ly reporting the matter specifically
referred to them.
VII. CONTIIOI OI" COMMITTEES
1. Committees shall be under tho
control of, nnd subject to, tho Hoaid,
nnd shall falthfullv enirv out nil In.
structlons given them.
Bulletin Business Office Phone 250.
Bulletin Editorial Room Phone 185,
New Idea Patterns
are now here and show the very new'
est styles and ideas in dress.
- PATTERNS lOoea.
We Bep; to Call Attention to
Our Large New Stock
Cups & Saucers
These goods were selected
with great care and comprise
the very best in the art of
Sold singly or by the dozen.
H. F. Wichman & Co,,
L. AYAU SHOE COMPANY
Dealers in Fine Footwear and Sport
l00S NMIANU ST ne-n- Kme,
I HONOLULU, '.
TO MY OLD HAT JUST CONVERTED
INTO A WASTE-PAPER BASKET
11Y E. S. UOODlll'E, llolttnlon, llnvvall
You're filled with scrapj of thought and strange Idcns:
, Odd bits of writing which each day
ine maid relieves you of,, to give
Them for a penny nil away!
The same old work! for years you served me well,
Holding within your constant bnnd
Bhymcs, axioms, and queer conceits,
' Emptied each day by pen-in-hand!
AH trash nt least that is what some would say,
And laugh because your work is still
To hold waste products of the brain
Whose worth and usefulness is ' nil."
Who knows what value may by chance fall in
Your fine old weathered dome of palm!
Kipling Recessional, or quip:
Wise rnnxim, or poetic psalm!
Strange things are sometimis held in heads find hats,
Called "waste" bv those who do not know:
You've changed your name but still you serve
A useful purpose without show!. .
3 B E ski L eJ li a fi vLoi S
VT3 V o , o
t7Sff-gnn7 'I hi i-y-sr-?-
To bo issued by tho
Early in tlie Year.
'T will contain a com
plete review of the
with a Historical State
ment of its Development.
Also, Reviews of the
PINEAPPLE and the
HONEY, and all othei
i " .j.
A Special Feature will
be Beautiful Illustra
tions of Mills, Planta
tions, Homesteads, and
Individuals who manage