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nVKXINO BULLETIN, HONOLULU. T. Hi, SATUIIDAY, SRPT. t, 1909.
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HPJ i Editor. ul Rooms,
A C..Busnea8 O-flcp,
To know what yon prefer, instead
cf humbly sayinij "Amen" to what
the world tells you ou ought to pre-
fcr, is to have kept your soul nhve.
Robert Louis Stevenson.
Whit's the manor wttii tionom-
lu. Happy I.anil'"
It must ho the newspapers have
lieon good anil nio letting Ilnrrlman
II lln speaks of the Deputy Coun
ty Attorney , who temlereil the
1 (unity license collection opinion as
lints off to Mnior 1'crn. Ills
hum was one of tlio biggest, best
nml most perfectly managed cventi
that Honolulu hits enjoyed In jears
Mai ks uf proonoilty are plastered
all ocr c .ecord hook of the
Teirltory . it this is not a iliop
p the luitl-ii lunipatctl with wlnt
Ilono'.itlu -xv 111 be In the future?"
Our Congresclonnl friends wero
by no means the only ones highly,
entertained by the Mayor's lunu
Ilun'dieils of picient Honolulu rest-.
.Ocnts never saw Its like before.
- po.t and San rinnclsco by calling
No one doubts that Millionaire 1 for the opening of this triifllc to Tor
Ilrailbury ought to be In prlsun fori clgn-owned nnd roictgn-mauiied and
perjury. Tho only smprlso Is that . Korclgii-lluggcd eesels?
his money didn't enable lilm to buyj Wouldn't it appear to be the bet
sufficient legal talent to keep lilni'tcr part of vigorous Americanism to
Follow the trail of Dr. Cook for
the net few years mid you will
learn of the real pot of gold at thomit on ,i10 adilltlunal stc.miors that
end of the inlnuow so many men
have been phasing for so many
Keep pegging away at programs
that will promote the American de
velopment of II.1w.1ll. Iloost for Ho
nolulu on American lines, and that
will glu you enough to do at a good
Tho wan who has written to a
Honolulu llrni of his Inability to ob
tain transportation has kept hU
name closely guarded. Tor what
possible good reason? Is ho ushatn
cd of It?
One ti cubic with the phi use-making
business for Hawaii Is that con
ditions am (hanging so rapidly that
a phrase llttlng the situation today
would be a misfit by the time tho
next sun went down.
It tho Jnpaneso merchants aro
feeling the pressure of the .hard
times brought on by tho Japanese
strike. It should Influence them to
more active co-opemtlon with the
Ameilcun Intel cats of tho Terri
Why shouldn't tho Oceanic lino
recommlsslon tho Slerrn for the Ho
nolulu run? A tilnl trip was in.iilo
twp yeais ago, when tho prospects
woro not one-tenth as blight nor the
demand half fis gieat as at tho pres
Is there anything to show that
the congestion of traffic on Ameilcnn
pasBenger steamers does not extend
to the lovely foreign steamers, own
ed by 1'ortlgn capital, operated for
foreign benefit nnd owing allegiance
to n foielgn Hag?
Congressional visitors should
rcallzo that no visitation 'uould be
complete without nn Aula Pntk tallc
fest. And It will bo n liberal edu
cntlon for tho men lu politics on
tlio mainland if they will mix with
the crowd to see how it lpoks closo
to, as well ns fiom tho stand.
,' ft Ptosldcnt CJIlmorc's lour about
' tho Territory to put tho people In
, touch with tho woik of tlio College
t of Hawaii Is a splendid thing for
t'!, tbo people. This Institution, with
' Eucli n brilliant tutuie, spells oppor
i t unity for hundreds of men unci wo-
" men In Hawaii, If they will only
:i wuko up to It.
j I Somo peoplo are peculiar. An
! anonymous wiltor tollB tho Hullo-
,i tin that a valuablo news Item hns
been suppiessed and scoies tho newa-
fciitftct! ftt tb PmtnfTirr ftt Honolulu
a snfiil clu. matter.
SEPTEMBER 4, 1009
papers accordingly. Tlion follows
what la probably nn account uf the
uilcgcd suppicssed new item, and
tlio writer lurk the lourueo to sign
lila nuine. Now, wouldn't sou ex-
pect isome such tiling ns that to
crltlclso tlio newspapers fur
pi casing the news?
1 The gold movement for the seven
months of the calendar year has nlso
been exceptional. Wo Imported dur-
' lag thnt period $23,000,000 and cx-
poited JSU.uoo.ooo. leaving nn ex
cess of cxpoits In seven months of
.".7. 001). DUO. which Is $28,000,000
I more than the same time in 1908.
This continued loss of the precious
metal at n time when our paper cur
rency Is excessively redundant, is
n factor worth nttcntlon. llcniy
I Clews- Hanking Circular.
' This Is something to bear In mind
1 when considering the future.
HAWAII'S DUTY AND AMERICAN
Inn t It rnther remarkable that
our American community should
blgnnllze the evidence of Increased
passenger travel to and from this
seek it solution for congested truffle
by asking, n.ty, demanding that the
Ameilcau lines operating between
this poit mid tlio mainland should
tire available and now I) lug at an
chor In the haibor of San Kinnclsco,
to take care of this developing pas
Why Is It thnt somo of our en
thusiasts on the subject of standing
by our common country that has
done so much for Hawaii, turn Im
mediately to the foiclgn-owued ship
for relief and deoto to much of
tnelr energ to condemning Ameri
can laws as the only way out of tho
trnnspoiutlon touliles'or tho Ter
ritory? Why U It that I,. A Thurston In
hie public icmarl.s before the visit
ing Congressmen railed to stale a
gicat many of the fads regarding
the local shipping situation
Why Is It that Mr. Thuiston in
presumably giving a fall statement
of the situation, failed to say that
fiom Sept 1, 190S, to May 5, 1D09,
neltl)cr the Alameda, the Hllonlan
nor tho I. in-line went out of this port
with its passenger capacity filled,
hut hnd from three to one hundred
and tun berths available?
Why is it that tho speaker In re
ferring to tho accommodations from
San franclsco tp this port failed to
say that from September 11, 1908
until .May 0, 1900, tho only one or
these steamers filled to capacity on
J leaving San fianclsco for this port
was tno liiionlnu on one trip, and
for tho other trips of these thiee
Heainers tho uvnllable berths ranged
from six to ninety?
Why Is It thnt the speaker did not
bay that tho figures for tho Pacific
Mall boats were not to bo had at
this time, but they would show
much of tho same thing?
Why Is it that tho speaker In giv
ing a picsumably fair statement of
tho transportation situation did, not
stale that timing last winter on the
occasion of one of tho mdnihly out
bursts of his paper In favor of tho
foielgn ships nnd tho alleged lack or
accommodation on through Ameri
can boats, it was shown that If tho
Japaneso boats anlvlng nt tho port
about at that tlmo had been allowo'l
to carry passengers, their accommo
dations for pcdplo from this port
would have bctn less than thoso on
tho American steamers; that tho
suspension of tho coastvvlso laws lu
thnt enso would hnvp .relieved the
situation to tho extent of flvo to ten
Why Is It thnt In tho tlrndo
against the Amnrl-nn steamships
and tho stiuggle to let In tho for
eign ship tathcr tbair build mum
Aiuoilcnn nlilpsrio wind of rillliilsm "
l orrored against tho llrltlsh ine
that touches nt this port, because. Its
pas'engor accommodations for Hono
lulu uro nlwaya I'mltcd, "and as u
matter of fact it is, not taking tho
Interest In the glowing passenger
trade of this port that it might?
Why Is It that the point of attack
Is alwns the American steamship
lines nnd the ships 11 Ing the Ameil
cnn Hag? I
Why Is it that all the facts arc not
The demand for tho Biibsldy Is right. J
The failure of our government to
put Its marine Interests on nn equal
ity, so far ns subsidy is concerned,
with their foreign competitors Is n
disgrace. Let us hopo It Is born of
Ignorance and our visiting Con
gressmen may act us educators. Our
American lines must bo subsidized
if they are to bo kept In operation
In competition with the foreigner.
Hut If theso Ameilcnn lines aro
mciely ekliijj out an existence under
present conditions, whnt will be
come of them when what little pief-
crence tlity have tho coastw Iso .
shipping law Is taken away
tbiough Its suspension? ,
If It be tho National policy to let
tho shipping of tho country go to
Hades or any way station that of
fers, If tho protective principle Is tni
bo overthrown, then of rourso every-1
thing will be different Then we
shall make Honolulu nn open port:
then we shall upset eveiv foim of;
protection; then wo shall huvo free
sugnr and free pineapples and free'
ever) thing else, nnd Honolulu will
tako Its chance with the rest of the
woild on an equal basis. Someono
mny nrguc Hint whnt wo get In In-1 .
creased tourist tlado may make up ; heights of this Territory waB laying
for tho loss of piotcctlon on sugar, plans for tho constitution of new
Hut under present conditions, un-, steamers to ply between this port
dcr facts ns they nre, In face of nil and San 1'ianclsco, tho men who
the fncts which at least one speaker want the toastwlso shipping laws
has not had tho tlmo to present, why 'suspended vvero unusually silent on
Is It the part of good business, good the subject of Inci eased passenger
politics, good clllzcnrtilii nnd good 'accommodations on American steam
Americanism to expend so much of. ships. They did not ttrgo that this
our forco In condemning tho Amcr- gicat fielght-carrylng American lino
lean transput tatlon lines and doing should iccognlzo tho needs of Ilono
so llttlo to force the owners nnd Vpo- lulu's liicic'aslilg trade by equipping
ratcirs of our present lines to put
other steamers Into tho field lo han
dle our Increasing business?
Ilnwnll needs 111010 steamers, Ho
nolulu needs more passenger steam
ships. Hut let us not foigct that
while tho American-Hawaiian lino
earning practically all the BUgar
Building Lots, Manoa Valley
.Hillside Ave., 00x150. ' 1
1 Good soil, extensive view... $950.00
East Manoa Road 17,000 sq. ft.
Desirable location $1,000.00
Upper Manoa Road 36,000 sq.ft.
A bargain at $2,000.00
Nuuanu Valley An acre build-
" ing lot on Nuuanu St., near '
Country Club $1,800.00
Houses for rent in all
' parts of Honolulu.
Cor, Fort and' Merchant Streets.
A well'- tyiilt, two story
modern house 5 bedrooms
double parlon, hot and
cold water,' two bath rooms,
electric lights, gas for light
ing and cooking; large mod
ern plumbing; large lanais.
Rooms have plenty of win
dow space. Servants' quar
ters. Lot large.
Price, - $4500
The Best Cakes,
the best of every
thing come from
the ' Alexander
have the best fa
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at least one and pet Imps two of their
new steamers with accommodations
for nt least ono( hundred passengers.
Now, why was that?
And In vlovv of tho admitted fact,
doesn't It appear that wo aro too
mightily enthusiastic over the foi
elgner nnd not sufficiently Interest
ed In tho American ship, especially
for a pconle whose tnosuerlty rests
on tho principle of protection?
Tho 11 u 1 1 c 1 1 n believes that Ho
nolulu nnd Hawaii should esteem It
nn honor a well as a duty to do
what Is possible within the capabili
ties of our local people to build tup
the American Merchant ainilne.
Suspension of the constwlso ship-;
ping 'law menus that Inside of five
years the Jnpaneso control of the
transportation between this port find
tho malnlnnd will bo as completo as'
tho Japanese control today' of the,
labor market of the islands.
This prediction mny not be as
closo to tho-nun k as Thurston's,
but If ho be n prophet let us recall
that ho was one of tho men who
couldn't sec any Varm In the Inrush
of Japanese laborers, not until they
had command of ever) thing in the
Hue of labor on tho sugar planta
tions of Hawaii.
The II u 1 1 0 1 1 n would suggest
that tho nggresslve American citi
zens of this city should first strive
to folve tho present prospect of
congested passenger traffic by urg
ing tho rejuvenation of tlio Ameri
can steamships that are lying Idle
In the harbor of San Francisco.
Put the Eamo amount of noise
into bucIi a movement that Is now
going into the plea for the foreign
steamships, and the very forco of the
Incicnsed number of people coming
this way will pry loose the laggardly
It Bcems to the II u 1 1 e 1 1 n that
that Is the American way to solve
liulld up our shipping, Don't
tear It dowNi. Don't give It n kick
townid further ruin, thut will event
ually put this port nnd this Terri
tory completely In the' hands of the
This paper believes that If any
ships nre to be run off the Pacific
they should be the foielgn ships, not
We ulso believe thnt there Is Just
as much clanger In putting tho Bhlp
ping of this ocean In the hands uf
the Japanese us there Is In filling
theso Islands with Jnpaneso laborers.
MAYOR FERN'S IUAU.
Continued From Vest 1)
stood In tho receiving line wero: Sup
ervisors Daniel Logan, William Ahla
and J. C. Qulnn, Auditor Lllcknvll, Slier
Iff Jarrelt, and County Attorney Cath-
enrt. After n gracious wont from the
Mnor ami his wife, the gitcxtH passt-d
011 Into tho artistically decorated foyW
of tho hotel.
Promptly at 7:30 they were ushered
out to the brilliantly lighted lawn,
vvhero tho ten big tubles wero groaning
ruder tho good things. Tho first big
surprise struck tho Congressmen nnd
their wives when they dlscovoied that
tho feast must be eaten lu primitive
manner with tho fingeis. This waa
Interesting, and tho lawmakers pio-
cceded to Jump In with alucilly and
enjoy tho novelty of tho 'ntTali to the
limit. The way they Jiandlcd tit? wl
toast pig nnd other delicacies would
have mado tho moving picture lleiuli
disgorge heavily to secure the! poses,
the awkward maneuvers of gome fing
ers, tho comical puzzled expressions on
tho faces of vmany and looks of mys
tery ns a new dish was dlsrovtiod.
Thoso who failed to havo a good time
out of It should bo relegated to tho
The native Hawnllans who wore
guests at tho lunu had groat advant
age over their mnllhlnl friends, as the
nio experts at tlio limit business, and
they had many laughs over tho mis
takes mado. Never mind, we'll do but
ter next time. It was all In thy gnme,
and n Jolly good gamo It wr. Tllens
lugs on tho head of the man who in
The "Arnold" new knit mesh
Are pronounced by every wearer as
the ideal garment for this climate.
Price fiOc at
. lOtlbd J" 1
vented the luau, for there U nothing
line It III lliu nuuui
It wipes tho line of formality off tho
map, brings good cheer to ovcrbody.
makes peoplo realize that they havo
('.carls and It Is n good thing to Uso
them in fellowship one Ina while. It
sends one away with new thoughts,
now Inspirations and nil all-around
good feeling that tho lunu is 11 feast in
mene ways than one.
By J. H. Hakuole.
"What Is that thing there?"
' "Is thnt tho pol?"
1 "Doca It tasto good?" ,".
"How can I catch It?" ', '
"Would It s'tlckion niy finger?"
"Wouldn't that tasto good with
"Do tho Hawaiian vomen cat pol
with tno fingers and tho men with ono
Tho above inteigatlons, plus num
erous others and several others, were
fired at tho kamaalnns, seated around
tho tables, by tho dlstlngulshcdmnll-
hlnl guests nt tho' Mayor's luau last
night at tho Seaside. Tho guests spent
a great deal of their tlmo In asking
questions, before they made a rush
for the Hawaiian eatables. '
Onco they got started,- however,
there was general merriment Tho vol
did Its best to stick to the fingers of
tho mnllhlnlg and refused to break
uway. Tho troublo commenced. The
guests kept thotr fingers busy In their
mouths until the pol was consumed.
Once Ihoy got Btnrtoct, they enjoyed
tho luau Immensely. They tasted al
most overy'thlng placed b'eforo them.
Among tho things they ato was loll
which is generally liked by aged Ha
wnllans. Tho kulolo (tho sweetened
hard pol with cocoanut meat unci'
Juice) was partaken -of satisfactorily
by the guests.
The tables, covered with malic, tl
leaves, ferns and mountain greens,
were laden tvlth a variety of Hawaiian
eatables, consisting of pol-Iehua (pink
pol), lauluu-plgs, Inwalued fish, llmu
(sea moss), dried slmmps,. sweetened
chickens, sweet potatoes, kulolo, luwa
lued salmon, raw fish, koclepalnu, loll,
taro, sweet potatoes, etc. Theso wero
minutely examined by tho members of
tho Congressional party, and tho Fed
eral, Territorial and County officials.
Members of the diplomatic coips. In
cluding the consulsafor Japan, China
Portugal, Italy, Oermnny, Great Ilrlt
aln, Netherlands, Moxlco, Krnnco nnd
others wero there too, nnd they all
partook of1 nil things tihiced before
them. . ( ' V K r
The pol bpwls were niade of sliced
bamboo bark and iauhal'a. These were
certainly Interesting to tho ,dlstln
gulshed guests, who evidently thought
that substantial kon and kou ki cala
bashes would be used on such 1111 occa
sion. Mayor Arrival.
When Mnor Kern and Airs. Kern, ac
companied by Pilnco and Princess Ka
lunlnnaob, und members of tho Con
gresslonal party appeared oil tho
grounds, the guests arose nnd watched
tho Mayor give tho signal to be seated.
Tho Mayor, In deferenco to tho ladles
present, turned about and, picking up
a mullo and Ilium lei, throw them
around the neck of his wife and sig
nalled otliuib to be seated.
This dune, the wultresscs, wearing
white hnlokus, eamo forward and dec
orated tho guests, ladles and gentle
men alike, with lllma lets. Intertwined
with mallo. Hits pretty custom Is al
ways practiced In Hawaii net on such
The nnllhlng (strangers) and kama
tilniiH (old timers), wero equally treat
cd by tho waiters and waitresses at tho
When the guests nrrlycjl they wero
presenti'il.to Mayor rem and tho mem
I'crs of the Board of Sujiervisors, and
the city and county officials. Officers
of tho National Guard of Hawaii, In
eluding Lieutenant Colonel J, W,
Short, Captain Georgo Smithies, Cap-
lain J. A. Thompson, Captain T. P,
Cummins, Captain V. D. Angus, nnd
Lieut. Win, Aha, I.lcut. J, D. Dough-
crty, I.lout. O. J. Whitehead nnd Lieut,
II. V. O'Sulllvau. assisted.
Tho olPcers nlso nctcd as chief at
tendants of tho luau. They saw to It
that overy guest was given a seat at
tho tables. Their kindly attention to
tho wants of tho guests was greatly
During" tho luau, tho Hawaiian band
undcrtho leadership of Captain Der
ger played 'appron'flabT'VeJctlons.
X' 'Hawallan"'tiulntet club" wlilch was
stationed under tho hau tree, rendered
a numbet o.fr Hawaiian songs .which,
nro dour ,o tho heart'sf tbcueln Ha
wall. "Many lilau and political cam
paign songs wcio also rendered,
In honoriqf tho Congressional party,
ono of tho singers srirci;hat'a speclnl
song is bclm!l.coniposcil.v-Thls will
probably Lo sung at tho mass meeting
to bo held at Aula park tonight.
When the lunu was pan the guests,
headed by Mayor and Mrs. Fern, re
tired onto the broad lanal of tho hotol
and watched the movements of tin
hula girls. Miss Esther, probably tho
most graceful dancer In Honolulu, as
sisted by ono other young lady, went
through tho various movements ns tho
mustclnn nnd time-keeper, tapped his
gourd, whllo chanting simultaneously,
Tho girls woro shoit lmla dresses,
with ginger let's on their heads nn'd
mnllf. Info nirviiit.i 4i.i .. r I
HPPufifhW '"'"', :W;
RELIEF IN PE-RU-NA.
Mr. It. 3, Xrlou, 401 City Hall Ao.,
Montreal, Quobco, Is an old gentleman
of vide acquaintance, having served
thirty-eight years in th Gonoral Post
office of Montreal, a record which
speaks for Itself. Concerting hU ni of
I'oruna, aeo letter glvon bolow.
MR. R. J. ARLE9S.
ha been afflicted with (MM
eaUrrhio inch adegrco tlxt It aftecttd
"This was contracted some twenty
years ago by being cxpoccl lo draughts
and sudden changes of temperature.
"1 havo been under tho treatment of
specialists and havo uted many drug
recommended m specifics for catarrh
In tho head and throat all to no pur
pote. "About three years ago I was Induced
by a confrere In offico to try Pcruna.
"After some hesitation, as I had
doubta as to results after so many
failures, 1 gavo rerun a a trlnl, and am
happy to state tnat after using eight or
ten tmtllen of Pcrunn lam much lot'
proved n hearing, unci In br-mtblnij
through tho iiiutrlls."
The following wholesale drugglit
will supply the retail tro-ie:
Denson. Smith & Co.,
li.o first part of their dnnco. tho May
or und others who know of tho
hula ciistonn, dug down into their
pockets cud threw money on tho floor
for tho d.mceis. This Ik part of'tho
duty of the Bpcctators when viewing
tho dancurs. The monoy-ls for their
pilvnto purso. Of course In this way,
tho dancers would bo encouraged to
Veep up dancing. Tho distinguished
guests of tho Congressional party and
Mher mallhlnls generally, applauded
Among tho distinguished guests bo
sldes the members of tho Congression
al party 1.111I their ladles wero Senator
Dillingham. Governor and Mrs. Irear,
Secretary Mott-Smlth of tho Territory,
Prlnco ai.d Princess Kalanlanao'e,
Captain Rees. U. S. N., Major Hay, U.
S. A., Major Dunning, U. 8. A.. Captain
Marlx, U. S. M. C, and Mrs. Mnilx,
Dr. Hobdy, U. S. M. H. C, nnd Mrs.
Hobdy, Consul General Uyeno. Consul
Cencrnl Count Cnnavarro, Italian Con
nil Schntfer, Chlneso Consul Cluing
Tso Kan, M. Tokledn of tlio Yokohama
Specie Hank, Collector Stncknblo of
Customs, tmmlgiatlnn Inspector
Drown, Dlalilct Attorney Drcckons and
several other heads of the departments
of tho Federal, Tortltorlal and City
governmsnts, bankers, prominent mer
chants and others.
Whitney & Mnrsh's store will re
main open until noon on Monday next.
A street ear, loaded with people, was
stopped on the edgo of a 200-foot brink
liv a trolley polo when tho car Jumped
(ho track on 'a viaduct near Kennywoo I
H. F. Wichman
& Co.. Ltd.,
When ll.i 1 jlaitcerg hnd gono through
j-firfinliituy . V.
, Mi, Viif I h'