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CIRCULATION LARGEST OF ANY
f' in the Territory of Hawaii.
T-eaJ I Editorial Rooms, - 185
,1 Cl.Buslness Office, - 256
FRIDAY , APBIL 0, 1009
m Was it not the "gentlemen" graft- tl0". 'r. Straus spoke as follows
?crs of San Francisco who claimed and " applies to Hawnll with the
Mhat the representatives of the peo- samo forco that It docs to any West
pie were naturally crooked and some-' crn State:
one had to bribe or coerce them?' "Now, I hao been in California
,Was any such excuse ever accepted 'our months, and I am thoroughly
by the supporters of honest Ameri-lconvlnccil thnt what jou most need
can government? And is there any!18 colonisation. You lack popula
justice in the "reformers" of Hj-jtlon. Out here Is tho grandest ell
nolulu charging that local repr5sen-!mat0 ' tho world nnd I speak as
tatives of the people are crooked and a ,n,m wno ,1BS traveled extensively
therefore fit subjects for coercion, or coupled with natural resources
entitled to harshest condemnation if, which are wonderful. They nro un-
they don't follow the bait of favors I
I Tcrhaps Ilcmcnway would' do for
, Mr. Cooko ling ret n pace thai
Khoiild start our men of means on
a Marathon race of philanthropy.
Wheat Is now selling nt a record
price, but when tho farmer's crop Is
ready for the market It may be dif
fering 12. It. llarrlman snys tho farmer Is
i)ch nnd Is going to bo richer. Let
tis bo thankful that Hawaii Is an ng
ilcultural section of the globe.
If the Republican party means
vi lint It sa In Its platforms, tho
House of Ttcpresentntlres Bhould nt
least try Us hand at, tho Primary law.
Gmernor Krear will probably be
Klvcu more of tho very silly nil
lco to reappoint the offlccrg not con.
firmed. Mr. Prenr would bo more
than foolish If he even allows him
self to think twlco on that proposi
tion. Slnco tho plneapplo schedule Is
the point of danger for Hawaii, cV'
cry Inllucnco and Interest this Terri
tory can summon should be brought
to hear In support of the schedule
thnt will adequately protect our In
dustry. More honest, practical work among
straightforward men and less reliance
on the power of fmors and IhrcaUi
Is what the politics of Hawaii should
rccclva from citizens desirous of tin
Hireling the moral stnndards of tho
cty and Territory.
Tho II u 1 1 e 1 1 n had not nsiumod
tjiat. the shortcomings of tho Altor-
nuj uunurui ucpiiruneni was sun'
clj-ut to wnrrant the retirement ofi
tho Attorney General, though ho
might luako boiiio changes that would
profit tho causa of the people.
"Let it bo noted that the Malno
IIouso of Representatives has votpd
to repeal tho Sturgls law that gavo
vitality to Prohibition in that State,
Tho feeling among Ropubllcnn lead;
crs Is that the party will certainly
he defeated in 1010 if this law Is not
C. M. Cooko has used splendid
Judgment In his g)ft to tho Y. M. C.
A. by virtually laying the foundation
of'n new building. Let somp other
fnah ot means follow with further
provision for building stones apd
Honolulu will hnvo a Y, M. C. A.
jbijtldlng in keeping with the general
(progress of tho town. TJie present
qtiart6rs of tho Association are not
in) to thp high standard set by many
ffcfyles of our slzo and wealth,
P europeHmigrants as'
k uio cumjm.ifii iqv wie t-urupcun
Jmuilgraiit as an . Amerlcantzer In
(tjlll8 section of the world Is steadily
, tills sectlo
fining power. Jt Is hacked by tho
Intelligence of America, and tho
stiong couuiiqn senso of tho program,
'it Hi I Its linwlu ninr tlin tmcrtrlufv omit
'easily uowis ocr the nagging, sour
'fcUtlcIsm of tho few persons present
ing a puerile opposition.
j'Ono of tho latest utterances In
ihu cnuso of the European as tho
f'olvor of problems In that section ot
tho United States In and bordering
the Pacific was delivered by Isador
ttinus during his recent stny In San
Frnnclsco. Mr. Sfrnus In n national
ftiguro In tho buslnoss nnd financial
world anil has served a term In Con-
Discussing the needs of the Far
jyeni'ior inuor unu uesirnuio popuiu-
iimed on Tuesday of taek WMk.
Per SU Motrins , a ,Bo
Frr Year, tnywherc In U S I.oo
Pel Year, anywhere In Canada .. I. no
Per Year postpaid, loreijn a.oo.
Entered at the Toatoffice at Honolulu
at ftecoml cliis matter.
developed, however, nnd for tho very
lack of people. California can nc
commodato many, many more people.
"That, I believe, Is one of the great
reasons for tho Influx of Orientals.
If they have nuthlng to gain here,
they will not come. And If ou will
bring Europeans here, they can do
the work which tho Japaneso now do,
and supply tho market.
"You cannot mold tho race dis
tinction. Hut when tho European
has been here a generation, ho bo
comes a flrst-class citizen, nnd ho
mixes nnd Is one of us.
"Kvery European of the right class
)ou bring here Is tho bringing in of
future Americans. That Is an Im
"Economists say, and they usually
base their conclusions on facts, that
each immigrant Is worth 11000. a
' 'nr to this country. Now If Cnll
urula can bring in deslrnblo immi
grants at $60. a head, yet us say,
what better imestment, can bo found
.'or the money? That Is a work for
tho State Hoard of Trade, the Cali
fornia Promotion Committee, or any
other public-spirited civic organiza
tion which has the future welfare ot
th,e State at heart. You should have
men at the ports from which these
immigrants sail to send them to Cal
ifornia." ju .xmi ll.l,, urn
When considering the demand for
freo refined sugar it Is well to beat
io mind that the stock of the Amer
ican Sugar Itcflnlng Company Jump-
I I'll tuur uuiiura it auupv yvtuu uiu iui-
lft 01)1 was Introduced. Mcmlicrs pi
Congress never upefulatc but Wall
Street manipulators nre usually able
to get threatened amendments be
fore one housp of Congress thnt wflt
"bear' trjc stock aniTplvo tho men ti
the market a chance. The sugar tar
iff s not threatened. Tho price of
guBar TrU9t Btock
Is always f.vr
PUQLIC IMPLEMENT TAX.
The pjan ot thp Scnatp Ways and
Means Cornnjlttce majority to ralso
funds for public Improvements by
special taxation is entitled to serious
consideration, It starts tho people
thinking In (ho right direction,
though It does not seem to bo tho
perfect panncea to meet the present
There Is no doubt tho Territory ot
Hawaii has In times past handled the
loan appropriations as It tho loan
funds were "cosy money." The in
terests of tho people have not been
as carefully guarded, either In the
Legislature or by the department
expending tho money, hs they shouliU
have been and as they undoubtedly
would bo It each taxpayer had t
brought home to him that ho must
sooner or later pay the price of ex
Persona) Interest of tho Indlyfdual
taxpayer Is what tho scheme ndvanc
ed by the Ways and Mpans majority
commands. Tills we should always
)mvp In q matters ot government'.'
Wo must rcraopiber, however, that
IMUIU BFW curium JIUUIIV ilUMlM
,mcnts that nro a legUlrngte chnrgo
on the Territory at largo,
every reason why tho present Legls
laturo should select Items of this
character nnd provldo for them un
der a Territorial loan appropriation.
Shortcomings ot the past are not Suf
ficient renson for placing an arbi
trary barrlor against present piog-
Tho H u 1 1 0 1 1 n hellovcs a loan
appropriation shoujd be provided by
tho present Legislature,
This paper nl'so fnyors the scheme
of aijthorlzlji special taxation hy
wnicn tlip counties tnpy pe put m
the possession of ways and means to
secure what tho taxpayers' clcprlj- ap-
Offered for Sale 3 '
for one week, only, we
are offering for sale, a
home in College Hills,
at a low price, The
property is near to en
trance of the Valley.
Lot is nearly one acre
in area. The house has
5 rooms, clcctrio lights,
. pas and modem plumb
ing ' Terms are easy.
Trent Trust Compjajiy; Ltd,'
Member Honolulu Stock & Bond Exchange,
Residents ot our city nnd of tho
outside Counties will Booncr or later
accept the plan so frequently sug
gested by ex-Governor Carter of as
sessing tho Improvements against the
property specifically profiting. This is
met In o variety of ways in other
communities. Tho "Improvement
bond" Is a very excellent method, Hut
Hawaii will, have to adapt the expe
rience of other communities to its
J own conditions. This is a matter of
The main point Is to establish tho
principle and start the hall rolling;
get out of the rut of government pa
ternalism and Into tho broader Amer
ican nrca of local government on lo
cal funds drawn from those deriving
the greatest henellt.
Legal entanglements may stand In
tho way of County bonds. If this bo
certain, the Legislature should by all
means pass an enabling act, giving
the citizens of tho Counties tho priv
ilege of assessing themselves for par;
tlcular public Improvements, if they
Cattle Embargo Raised. Washing
ton, Aprjl 2. The British government
has raised tho embargo from New
York and New Jersey on account of
tho foot and mouth dlscaso In cattle,
according to a cablegram received by
'Secretary of Agriculture W'lson.
Earthquake In Vlralnla Charleston,
W. Va, April 2. A heavy cnrthqualcp
shock occurred early today. Houses
were shaken and pictures fell from tho
walls. Two distinct shocks of earth
quako wcro also felt at Winchester,
V'n., abput 2:50 this morning.
Steamer Profits Decrease. Berlin,
April 2. Tho balance sheet of tho
North German Llojd company, issued
today, shows undivided gross profits
of only 2,'30i.5Q0, as against $8,174,250
Six-room cottage, convenient
"car line; lot lQOxlGO,',. . ,$4000,
Corner lot on Wlldor aveque;
"modern house In goad condi
tion . $4750.
On high ground, corner lot con
taining 33,000 square feet,
with story and half house,, S4J00.
Also a good real estate investment
is small cottages near town.
COB. FOBX ANB MEBOHANT. MS,
MIXES OF SEA Bb'iBQED', BY ONE
T-rt irr-Ti-? -r?z z rr
4. TC "- UHBfB
A Lan& House
FOB BENT: Near to
the center of town
modern sanitary plum;
bing-large ' barn.' ser
vants'' quarters, etc.
Place has, just been
just the .place, for .one
desiring to have a
number of roomers.
IS REPORTED ON
The special committee in cbargo
of the annual trip to the Settlement
nt Molokal mado Hs report to Presi
dent Smith of the Senate this morn
ing. " i -.
In tho main, the report covers tho
petitions already Introduced in tho
Legislature, and, gives tho routine of
tho trip. Tho speeches, of somo ot
the members are given and it Is no
ted that no criticism of the settle
ment officers was adyanced by the in
mates. Referring to tho general plan nnd
the method of Issuing permits and
passes the report says:
"On jtbo 2nd day ot March last,
during tho present session of tho
Legislature, your Health Committee
conferred with a like Comtnlttco ot
tho House as t,o proposed plans for
tho biennial tour of Inspection of tho
Leper Settlement nt Molokal. It was
then decided that none but thp mem
bers of both House and Scnato, phy
sicians, members' of tho press, Hoard
of Health, and representatives of tho
Executive ue pernimeu 10 ucluim
pany the par.ty, a start to bo made
on the first convenient Saturday eve
ning, weather permitting, returning
on the following day, Sunday.
"At this meeting the clerk of thfl
House Committee on Health and Po
lice was appointed clerk of tho Joint
Committee of both Houso and Sen.ito
to, assist In the arrangement of de
tails and report on matters connect
cd with tho trip.
"Steamer accommodations came up
for first consideration and It was
found thnt by taking along not more
than 100 persons tho S. S. Moulin
Kca could be secured for tho same
price that the S. S ,Klpnu vns char
tered for on the previous biennial I-
spcctlon tpur, to-wlt JOHQ for he
round trip to Kalaupapa nnd rcurn.
'Your Commltteo proceeded ppon
an understanding thnt the Houue and
Scnato each tako CO tickets and
each bear half of the expenses of tho
'.The agreement with the steam
ship company was that everybody bo
aboard at 10 o'clock shnrp and ar
rive at tho Settlement at daylight;
that the committee issuo tickets to
100 peoplo only for tho prfce ot tho
charter and that anybody allowed
passage by tho steamship' peoplo the
commltteo hnd rio fight' to put oft
tho steamer or permit thqm admission
to tho Settlement. As to tho moving
out to tho stream and tho going
away, that was distinctly up to tho
"Appended to this report Is n de
tailed list, showing tho names ot
IIkiso who received tickets and tho
disposition of each, '
"Your committee Is pleased to ac
knowledge tho receipt for tho lepers
ot many varieties ,of fruits, candles,
Both Long and Short Effects.
Prjcej $4.50 to $8. eaph
didn't lav the foundation of his
( t stupendous fortune by spendintr
his" week's salary on Saturday
His advice to the man who
would be wealthy is: "Work
as nam as you can, earn as
much as you can, and SAVE
ALL YOU CAN."
I .We'll lend you ono ot our
I handy home savings banks if vou
. start, an account with us, We
1 pay 41-2 per cent, on savings
Bank of Hawaii; Ltd.,
F0BT AND MEBOHANT SIS,
, Capital and Surplus, $1,000,000
groceries, and periodicals of all kinds,
many of the donnlors being unknown
to us, but Buch as enmo through tho
hands of )our commltteo wcro con
tributed by Senator McCarthy, tho
Palm Cafo, Supervisor Wm. Kane,
High Sheriff Henry, C. II. Mcllrldc,
C. A. Hrown, the Paradlso of tho Pa
cific, the Hnwnllah Onzotto Company,
tho. Evening HullcM-, and
"A collection was also taken up
later on at tho Settlement from tho
members of tho legislative party
amounting to $41, which was turned
over to Supt. J. D. McVeigh for the
uso of tho lepers and their children
at his discretion."
With reference to tho train flro
which occurred on Feb. 27, 1903,
near Mcntlotn, III., Postmaster PratCT
has recched the following notice:
"Storage car of Chicago & Council
Hluffs train 1C was discovered to be
on fire as the train was approaching
Mcndota, 111., Tob. 27, 1999. Tho
car was cut out of tho trnfu and
every effort mado to extinguish tho
Arc, which was not acconilfshcd ho-
foro a largo poroiion 01 me iiinu
destroyed, Tho car contained ap
proximately 300 sacks ot second,
third, and fourth class mattcrr origi
nating principally in Now England
nnd Eastern StatcsV n small amount
having been taj.cn On at Chicago,
nnd was destlpcd for points In Far
Western States' with a small percent
age for trans-Paclflc countries. In
addition ip this mall the car contain
ed one staled foreign sack for Yoko
hama nnd twp sealed foreign sacks
for Hongkong, China, tho contents ot
these Backs being practically destroy
ed. 'Tho cnuso pf tho flro could not
PETITION AOAIHST CHANQE
(Continued from faso 1)
have tho conslderntlon of )our hon-
ornblo body, I havo tho honor to ro-
"'(Signed) KREO L. WALDIION.
Alleged qurrjla Arrested John
Griffon, aged 27,' wns arrested last
nlgl)t by Policemen F. M. HJack nnd
M. do la Giicrra. He Is charged with
entering tho homo of Mrs. C. Weber
at 3700 Fulton Btrect last night and
stealing somo wearing np parol.
We think so. That's what
makes us guarantee our work.
Isn't it worth something to
you when you have' a diamond
ring or a fine watch at the
Jeweler's, to know that H will
receive proper care and at
tention! OUR GUARANTEE
COVERS 'ALL OUR
Our Work is
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FOR FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND EASTER SUNDAY.
1 The Best and Freshest in the City, at
1129 FORT STREET.
The ALWAYS fiHARP Razor
with the detachable blades
Benson, Smith & Co., Ltd., and
Tfieo. H: Davies Co., Ltd.,
WE WILL SHOW THE
GANT ASSORTMENT OF EASTER NOVELTIES EVER
. SEEN IN HONOLULU
Panorama Eggs, Eggs in Nests, Bunnies
Handsomely Colored Candy Eggs,
and Cunning Little Chicks
THE PALM CAFE,
HOTEL NttAR UNION STREET.
Laces, feathers, curtains, etc., Shirts,
Collars, Cuffs, Linens,
258 Beretania St, Phone 1401.
Received ex Alameda a New Shin.
ment of Latest Styles in
1028 NTJUANU ST.
LUNCHESi and DRINKS
The uoit popular
plaos in town.
The Fashion Sajopn
Hotel St. near Fort
Jack Scully, Jack Roberts.
NO PLACE LIKE THE
FOR A COOL BRINK Or BEER
FORT near KUKUI
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