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EVENING UULETIN, HONOLULU, T. II., SATURDAY, .APRIL 24, 1909 "rn rwiVSiVK
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Wallace R. Ptirrlnuton, - Editor
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SATURDAY APRIL 24, 1909
It would be cxtmoidinary un -
thinkhblc, indeed, for any of Ha-i
wall's present leading officials, ap -
nointed bv the President to rcsimi
unlcss they were quite certain thnt j son why the mnn doing light lahor
their successors were upholders ofjho"ld Jrnw tlto mmiio rato as the
spvernment of, by, and for favorit-1 '"' thnt have to hack their brawn
ism. In other words, it is not gool i' I'mln
.form to quit unless you can nunc
your successor I
I.lTc l made up not of sre.it sncrl
11c on or duties, but of little things,
In which BitilloB anil 1. Indues! ntul
small obligations, given hnbltunlly,
nro what win and preserve the heart
nnd eecuro comfort. Sir II. Dav).
Military baseball has been the
bnckbonu of the game In Manila.
Honolulu will not be behind. It nev
Any ciook auuclnteil with n croo'.
Should nnslder himself hotioied
when dlapped on tho back of I Ho
Just an soon an the Legislature Is
out of tho way, the Immigration
question Is entitled to the undivided
iittentlon of tho Executive depart
ment. (Jovornor l'rcar hnvlng put himself
on rerord In fnwir of better tinna
Iiortatiun. can linnll fall to endow
the proposed frnnclilBo .for tho rnll
lonil In Koua.
Hllo hears thnt Lourgus contem
plates opening tho old hotel. May It
be true. Hllo (itn't rise above tho
dignity of a halfway station until t
, can boast of a real hotel.
Tho defeat of the loan 1)111 In tho
llnuso gles tho Hepretentntlves tho
nppearnnco of being extremely dcslr
ouu of Increnslng the pioperty tax
ono-qunrler of ono per cent.
Mr. Carl Smith of Hllo says he
wits mlsundetstood when ho quoted
the views of the Governor. W'a
know nothing of tho views of the
Governor, but Carl Is forever beliiK
Sluco the nseocl.ited blackmailers
don't llko tho way things aro going,
perhaps tho Onmd Jury will be so
Invertebrate as to turn its cases over
to them for conclusions and per
liaps thoy won't.
- Tho Apptoprlatlon mil that comes
Irom tho Confetencc Committee is
well within the probable revenue
tho Territory, though perhaps not tho
estimated rovenuu. The bill should
therefore bo unproved.
Honolulu can take care of Promo
tion work, nnd In being free fiom
Terrlloilal obligations tan conflno its
boosting to Honolulu alone. Hut tho
people of this city have nuvcr been
so ungenerous ns thnt.
lloosevclt riding on n cowcatcher
to hunt lions! Isn't It posslblo for
Hnvvaii to. put Fairbanks nt (ho mast
head .of an island steamer and start
him ' Aliasing whale, so thnt Knpltl
may not outdo Honolulu?
There Is nothing better thnn an
Investment In property and securities
offered in tho Honolulu market. Tho
man who uses nil his surplus In tho
locaUlald will And tho icturn many
foldIle Is liolplng tho town as well
' m i J. . 1
How long will It be.neeessury for
tho supply of houbes in Honolulu to
cjfntlniio less than tho demand, boforo
'tomebf tlm men of moans will bepjln
to Ijivest their money In Honolulu
Jioinot? There Is no Investment bet
ter tlinn tho money paid out for
liouses anil Innil In n town that U
bound to grow, llko Honolulu.
(iToeks of Hllo aro helping build a
wursjilp for tho Hellenic govern
ment, Tlutt's Ilnwall County all
ovorV Highly Interested In what Is
going on outsldo; mcnnwhllo roads
of tho County go to rack and tuln
becatso tho ppi;iilo didn't gut Into
homo politics nnd do mhiio pineticnl
watrlng nt tho npproprluto lime.
i . . i i.- i
MamijcnTin tho sugar Industry do
veil to take up nn adjustment of
WnViinJ. ;siiiva v'.'l ui A ,,, i.
Per Yftr, toywrttie la U S I. no
Pei Ywr, mrwlitre In Canada .. I.no
ltrfar post i i J, fouifu 3.ot
;ages tlip character of the vvoik
done. The wnge-scule at the present
l1""1' ' "" of th0 contract-tnbor
I lan. l"t there la reallv no good rea-
Aih amine sugar prices onl recall
that the people of llntiolulu were
told that It would be to, nnd if they
wete to busy sitting on the lid of an
Imaginary boom that they did
not notice, tho brilliant prospect. It
Ih their own fault. The moral Is to
quit talking about the fear of u boom
nnd get In with the crowd thnt Is
helping Honolulu grow.
.ill n i'l
Agents of the San Francisco De
fense nre loading the malls with cop
ies of dallies nnd weeklies with ar
ticles attncklng the Prosecution. Of
course theie nre two sides to a ques
tion, but Is It not ft 111 true thnt tho
I'll 1 1 od Hallways bribed San Fran
cisco Supervisor and nro thereby
operating under a stolen franchise?
And are not big people of S.in Fran
cisco using cvot) legal and Illegal,
Innocent and murderous means
known to keep tho bribers out of
The least enthusiastic suppottcts
c' the Prohibition movement nre men
born jf Maine, brought up under
tho Prohibitory law and able to slzo
up conditions after having Jived In
One of tho most recent expressions
on the subject comes from Hon. A.
S. Kutli of Olympln, Oregon. Mr.
Ruth was reared nnd educated in
Maine, having coiuo West after grad
uating from the University of Maine.
He would bo classed ns a carpetbag-
gcr by the "old gang" in Hawaii, but
the State of Washington recently
elected lilin to tho State Senate, qt
which ho Is tliu presiding olllcer.
I.lko most of the people whom the
"Old Guard" in Hawaii call curpet-
baggerx, Mr licit li Is an Independent
citizen and highly I expected
After having lived his outli In
Maine and making good In the West
Mr. Until went buck to his mitivo
Stnto nnd on account of the Prohibi
tory ngltnliim In Washington had
an eye out for the present-dny work
ing of the Prohibition law.
This Is what Mr. Until said In the
course of nn address, and it Is Inter
esting to note thnt his views concur
with those expressed by Mnjor Hoi
mnn Day, who still lives In Maine,
and dares to say thut Prohibition is
"If you travel in tho smoking-car
of any train In Maine I will gunrun-
leo you will seo moro men drinking
fiom bottles than nu will In Wash
ington. Malno faces tho bitter, hul
mlllnting fact that slio cannot rid
herself of the curso of prohibition,
because the Illicit liquor-sellers work
ing with the piolilliltlon fnnntlcst
both egged on by n class of lawyers
who make tholr living from tho illicit
liquor traffic, aro too strong for tho
sober, intelligent, brnartmlnded citi
zenship of tho Stnto to combat han
dicapped ns they nro by having tho
prohibitory law in tho Constitution.
"Knowing ns I do that any boy
with tho prlco can get whiskey of
tho worst kind nt any tlmo under
prohibition, tho cry of snvo tho boys
by voting for prohibition docs not np
peal to me. Knowing ns I do that
prohibition does not help tho cnii30
of temperance' nnd that It does breed
hypoctlsy, lying, deceit, and a dlsre
gitid for all laws, I am unqualifiedly
opposed to It, In any, form. I
"Tho grcnt prohibition contortion
ist brought by our friends from Spo
kano to Intimidate tho I.cgtslatuta
Into pabslng this prohibition meas
ure, stated that 75 per cent, of In
sanity was caused by tho use, of liq
uors. Hvery man on tho floor of this
Scnnto knows what Is tho first and
greatest cause of Insanity nnd It Is
not Intemporance. Tho second larg
est, factor causing Insanity Is 'emo
tional icllglon'; thnt Is, religion as
taught by alio Holy Hollers, Hilly
Uiiii.lni-n aii,1 Hint It 1m Tlirt ttili.l
0 ilium J t (lllU 11 Ml I. II nu, mj IIIIM
Inrecsj cause of insanity Is iutemptr'
Only five minutes' walk from Oahu
College two bedrooms lot U
1t x K'fi. Ever) thing on premises!
bintill new. Pilce J3500.00.''
nnce. Tho truth Is bad enough; why
make It1 worse? -
"That the use of liquor Is the
cause of all Immornllt) Is another
fnllnc) easily exploded. Tho Turks
do not drink nt all and yet who will
claim that as a nation they nro moiu
moral thnn the pcoplo of tho United
States, Hugluud, or Germany. That
certain human Inclinations cannot bo
prohibited by law, nil history proves.
Tho Jews tried prohibition on tho
Christians for u long time; later tho
Christians became r,o stiong that
thuy not only attempted to enforco
It against tho Jews but included nil
religions other than their own. Cal
vinism was prohibited nnd John fled
to Gcncvn to save his life. Onco
llrml lu control nt Geneva, Calvin
became a pionqunced prohibitionist.
Prohibitory laws endangered Mnrtlu
Luther's life nnd made htm leave
home never to return.
"Prohibition ns applied to relig
ious belief drove the Pilgrim Fathers
from r'ngland. Titey lu luin lot no
tlmo In establishing la this cotinlty
Uie sumo lutoloinhlo condition!) and
burned witches galore.
"Prohibition cruclllod tho Saviour
nnd built the fires of tho inquisition.
It vson't work; It never did. So long
as mnn loves liberty and muntalni
mental Independence be -will eat,
drink, nnd think ns he pleases, re
gardless of piohllltlou lu ovoty
Some sort of nn arrangement for a
prohibitive) tariff on ornamental but
tons would bo n rejlcf to muny mat.
rled men. Washington Stnr.
nj-i ' i
Atiupunl It. Cottsga of two bed
room , completely fumlsliod, poe
iMalon Uij 1, 1909 $16.00
utnltiull Drive. FurnIliod,poiiR;
of three.bedrooms for rent for four
months from Mar 1st ..tin nn
BERETANIA STREET .
JTurnlshcd Cottage of two bedrooroi
,(or tent for one jcar from May 1st
TITO bedroom cottage, unfurnished
. ,. $27.30
Two bedroom cottago, unfurnlshefl.
A Bargain in KalUii Valley of 911s
acre of land wjth new five-room cot
tace .'I L$1800.p0
cor. tort and'merchant'st3.
MIXES OF S1A BRIDOBD BY ONE
1 VT eV.TL,'"Jw''w,t
. r !,- j&it
. n i4C f i 'j -4 1 I
to serve the best and dainti
est meals in Honolulu at pop
IT'S WORTH YOUR
THE most im-i
tion of the Trust'
Company is that ,of i
acting- as trustee j
under a will.
We draft wills!
free of charge. j
Bethel, bet. Kjug & Merchant.
' WITH AJULL CARGO
After lunklng n good pos&go from
Seattle ami Tacouui tho Amcrlcan-Hn
wallan steamer Mlssourlan, Captain
Lyon, arrived this; morning, docking
shortly after 8 o'clock at tho railroad
what f. She brought a full load of gene
cinl cargo for hero and the other Is.
laud ports Included lu her manifest
are 125 pigs for Iho local muikot.
On her ttlp down, eIio saw the Falls
of Cljdo on Sunday. Sho wub flying:
signals, but thoy could not bo lead at
Former hecond ofllcer Reed Is now
tho first olllcer. succeeding Mr. Ad
mits, who stnvod ovor at Sun Fr.Uet
Cisco, Mr Aiey Is now second oMlcor.1
All tho officcis nre well known hero.
m ' '
Fancy Ribbons i
BEGINS- . " '. .
Monday, April 26th
By ,E. S. GOODHUE, M. D., Holunloa
When I first "struck" ltivcrsldo In
I8S3, it was nothing but nn Insig
nificant village, nt least to outsid
ers. Its Fa'th'ers (among them tho
.l.lr..! tA- 1h.... ...1... I.n.l ..!......
ed it on tho (I rv nlnlns In slcht of"
Arrow Head, believed In Its future,
nnd nfter manifold discouragements),'
succeeded In making 'll ono of tho
most prosperous settlements in
Southern California. Thcro Was wa
ter enough to Irrlguta tho nrcas laid
out, nnd .Magnolia avenue was be
ginning to deserve tho praiso which
uuh uceu luvisiieu upuu.ii.
Hast Itlvcrslde, now a fine residen
tial part of tho city, was nothng but
nn arid tract of rubbjt-haunted Oov-
ctnniqnt Jand, which vvq would not
have owned at any cost. Hut a Jew
eler, whoso familiar name Just now
escapes me, had faith in it, nnd,
largely thiough his effort$, water
was secured for tho land, making it
valuable nnd a rich man .of the pro
Kvcn I.os Angolca was but n
"burg," nnd during a trip I made to
thnt prosperous city I was offered
lots in tho heatt of tho town for fGU
nnd acreage Just outsldo .for $20 and
less! Then followed (he boom, nnd
afterwards tho collapse!
Values In our town, though not lnJ'
llntcd to tho extent thnt they vvetci
elsewhere, yet rose, and "swamped"
some Indiscreet parties. ,
On L. C. Tlbbott's (called "Law
yer" Tlbbett) place was the original'
Washington navel ornngo tro which
has Blnco become famous ns the moth
er of the seedless orange. Another
lawyer was Fcssendcn, whoso father
was onco Sccrclury of State.
Mansfield, the actor, used to Come
tn the city, staying with his rela
tives, tlie Jlakowells, I believe ho
bought a place In the vicinity, Whlla
on the "Kntcrprlso" I had suggested
tho building of nn opera house, for
wo were without n suitable plaro for
the simplest knd of n dramatic cn-
tcrtalument, though tho "Pavilion"
served as such, Mnnsfleld urged mei
to "stir 'em up," so I enme oijt wjth
n "leader" entitled "OUH PPEIIA,
HOUSIV In which occurred tho foN
"Our old Pavilion who has not
suffered in it? Dark, damp, dingy,
dank, dirty, dusty, dull, dismal,
dreary, doleful, deflagrable, dreadful.
decidedly discreditable, wo may say
with tho preacher, damnably dls-
grncoful." TliU was copied in tho
local press, nr and wide, under vnr
lous captious, as, ''Puritan River
side," "No Llceuse .Art," nnd so on,
much to our nnnonncc, but It re
sulted in tho erection of as pretty
nnd adequate a theater ns the town's
Tho rector of (ho Hplscopal Church
(now n D. D. and rector of a large
church in Schenectady, X. V.) was
tho Rev. II. W. II. Tayler, a bright,
energetic little man who took nn en
thusiastic interest in nil matters, re
ligious, political, fltcrary, and musi
cal. He used to coiuo in for a chat
often, or send n squib for publicui
Hon. Ho tried to persuade mo that
I would be an addition to his, choir,
but with ull his lluttory, I realized
my own musical. limitations too woll
to venture, remembering what a mu-slc-tenchcr
had once said to mo: "I
don't want to discourage you, but I
have nn Idea you won't bo much of n
singer t)l )ou get to lleavpn, where
you'll have ctctnlty to practfeo lb.
It. Jl tako nbout that length of tlmo
to develop your taleuts along that
line." Tills teacher Knew what ho
was talking about,
Ono day, nfter an attempt of mlno
at Chlncso dialectic verso ("Tho Two
A NEW STOCK OF
New assortments in silver I
niid. German lilyer purses and
Vfrist-bags at reasonable prices ,
ee our new line. We know
we can please you.
H. F. Wichman & Co.
Hobs"), Itev. Tnyler sent In tho fol
"Impromptu In referenco to n poem
In Tuesday's paper, by i:. S. G.:
Alas, my muse must now conflno
' Herself to singing lay terrestrial;
For round )our noblo brow cntwlno
Hfch laurels won by lays celestial.
1), W. It. T."
Whether It was our "classic air,"
ns the San Diego Union put it, ur our
far-famed Magnolia avenue, certain
It Is thnt most of the best-known au
thors, lecturers, and other prominent
men nnd women enmo to Itlvcrslde,
generally to prolong their stny for u
week or so. nil Perkins (Melvillo
I). Lnmlon) liked n newspaper ufllce.
nnd wo saw n great deal of him inur
ing ins Blny with us. Ono nflornoon
ns wo wcro walking down street, I
look him into u grocery sloro to In
troduce him to tlto head clerk, who
happened nt the tlmo to bo weighing
out n pound of raisins. ,1211 enquired
of him the prico.per pound, which
vvns twelve cents, "Well, well, it,
that isn't n strango coincidence,"
said Mr. Lnndon with affected won
der. ''Last week I was In New York,
and, happening In n grocery store, I
round tlio nend clerk weighing a
pound of dried apples, and in nlisvvcr
to a question of mine ho told mo (ho
prlco was twelve cents a pound. "Won
ders never cense." The ' salesman
tooked' nt Ell with a puzzled air, its'
much ns to say, Who is this fool
jou'vo luttodttccd to me, then tried
to smile, seeming to rcnllzo thnt tho
matter was an attempt nt n Joke.
When wo stepped out, KI1 BnId:"Thtit
man has what I call nn automatic.
alarm-clock, dnmphoof senso of hu
mor, warranted not to go off within
ten hours after being set." And,
sure enough, tho next day tho head
clerk called mo In na I vvns going by,
nnd with n broad grin enlightening
his face, said to mo tn a confidential
way: "Say, wasn't that a great Joko
of HII's yesterday!" He had read nu
nccount In tho morning paper of Kit's
lecturo on tho "Philosophy of Wit."
Tho following Is my own version
nf my own sttlry, now going tho news
paper rounds, through n bicnch of
While I vvns on tho Echo stnff n
reporter ono ijny brought In nn Item,
which rend: "Wo understand that
Ilobcrt Jack has Joined tho pollco
forco. Itobert Camp went on last
week. We nre fnfe now under the
protection of tho two Hobs." Itobert
Camp was a full-blooded negro, but
a man possessed of some senso nnd
property. When the Item went In
we did not know that muscle was tho
only thing Itobert Jack had to boast
of; In fact, we thought nothing nbout
it. Our paper hud no sooner appear
ed that Itobert Jack cumo stamping
up the steps of my sanctum. Ho was
n large, red-faced man, but the color
had gone, his eyes shot fire, and ills
voice, trembled with ill-suppressed
rnge. "Where's jour damn editor?"
he shouted to ono of tho compositors
clown below. Tho foreman enme Into
tho enclosure where I was trying to
keep tho hooks full, nnd whispered
In my car: "Dob's tearing mad,
und's comtn' up. WhlBtle if you
vvnnt us, and we'll fetch tho roller."
"All right," I said. Pretty soon Itob
came In, "Do you tho cdftor?" ho
nsked, .holding tho paper out at
arm's length wrong sldo up. "I have
that honor," I replied, catching my
breath and tho side of my desk at
the santo tlmo. "Did jou wrlto that?"
ho continued, placing his finger on
nn Item ho wished mo to read
"That! (That! ,TKAT!1" fairly
sci coming tho last word, "Let mo
ece what ft Is," J 'answered tqulto
. i'c i-h ?
Of yalue about
Everybody interested in Planta
tions, their management,
development and output,
needs a copy of the Bulletin's
Industrial ipjqn. " ;
Price, ready wrapped.fpr .mailing,
50 .cents ,per copy.
cool by this time. "I don't wrlto ov
ciythlug that's In ho paper by any
means; if I did my salary would be
bigger." "I don't enro n nlggah plcn
yttno It you do or don't. 'Yoro tho
editor nnd 'crsponslblo for every
doggono bit of Bluff Hint blackens
j or sheet." I slowly read aloud tho
item his finger marked: "Mrs. Shaw
will hold nn informal reception ,nt
her house tills evening." "That Isn't
bad," 1 ndded, "only I'm sorry I
enn't go; previous engagement.''
"That ain't it," Hob said after a tils
comlltted pause, "find Hint nbout ho
two Dobs!" My eyes wcro opened. I
tried to explain thnt tho reporter
must have been drunk, tho editor ab
sent, nnd tho wholo office forco moro
or less demoralized, but It did not. do
any good. "Indeed," I Bald nt last,
getting out of patience, "I fall to sco
where tho Insult comes In." "You do,
eh?" he cried; "well, you npolog(zo
pretty blame quick lu tomorrows' pa
per, or I'll thrush ou so jou'll need
iho purtectlon of three Hobs, ntl of
them nlggnhs." I promised to pub
lish tho retraction, nnd tho fellow,
clanked downstairs back to his beat.
The next day I had what follows In
a conspicuous plnco on tho Mist pago
of the llclio:
"Yesterday, shortly after the pub
lication of the flattering notice of
tho appointment of the two Dobs on
Iho pollco forco of this city, Itobert
Jack, Hsqulrc, called upon tho edi
tor, and expressed himself, ns being
mucli aggrieved, offended, insulted,
nnd with malice aforethought ma
llgtved, by us because wo coupled his
name vvlth that of our respected cit
Izpn, Itobert Camp, Ksqulre. Mr.
Jack must, have been laboring under
temporary emotional Insanity, or a
paralyses of horsc-scnte, for he went
so far ns to sny that if a public apol
ogy vvns not made by this olllco not
litter thnn today, ho would thrash
tho editor. As we llko to please our
Democratic subscribers, and not be
cause we care nt nil for a continuous
epidermis, we promised to retract.
W'iillo 'Mr. Jack wns going out nt the
front door of our sanctum with this
assurance, Mr, Camp camo In nt tho
back, wiping his forehead. Ho was
fat and out of breath, nnd looked
about as angry as a ripe watermelon.
" 'Am yo do edltah?' ho asked, tak
ing off his hat.
" 'I yam,' I replied.
"'Hid o' write dat ar?' ho con
tinued, pulling a paper out of his
pocket and rolling his eyes over its
columns. ' 'Cos ef yo' did, 1'so a
pow'ful min' to put n cyard in do
papah sajln' dat my name an't Bol)
Camp. I nebbah 'sochlatcd vvld whlto
trash nohow, nV how 1'so on do p'llco
fo'ce I'so gwlno to bo mighty scrump
tious nbout 'erflexlons on mah fam
bly. Kf yo' donn mln', Doss, yo can
Jess print my cyurd vvid dem nre seti
tinfents on it.'
"I tnke pleasure herewith In kill
ing two birds nt ono Hob. I do most
humbly apologize to both theso ma
ligned gentlemen for coupling tholr
names in n famlllnr manner; in In
sinuating thnt In any shnpo or form
Mr. Jack or Mr. Cump could possibly
be engaged in tho same line of busi
ness. "Wo had not looked at it in thnt
light before, nnd, on consideration
of tho matter, we confess thnt Mr.
Jack had great causo to bo offended,
but thnt Mr. Camp hnd moro.
"Hoping that theso two distin
guished nnd gallant gentlemen of the
old South will Btcp up nnd pay their
subscriptions to the Echo (now long
past duo), wo rcman for nil time,
FIOHT I1UILDINO BURNED.
Philadelphia, Pa April 9. Tho
building of tho Olympic Athletic
Club nt Esslngton, Pa., near here, in
which prize lights were given, was
destroyed by(flro today, of undoubt
ed Incendiary origin. Loss, JIG, 000.
jThe building recently was closed by
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