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TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 14. 1909
CALL OF THE HOME.
Jnlm C. I.niii- appears ti) have
I struck tin
I ilunnl vli
'J 11)0 liloa
the key-note with the Congrcs
Isltors when ho ptu forward
nt Wnlluku that llio ull-ab-
toiblng hind problem of tills Terrt
ti)ry should bo solved by the people of
the Tenltor) ot Hawaii; that the !.
Islntiirc should pass a laml law which
they believe mectB conditions .rid 111!
hhoulii bo passed em to Congress foi
connriiintluii or revision as Henna
Thin satisfies the Ideals of local self,
government boond the privileges of
cny State In which Government laml In
located, ami It guarantees a proper
safeguard against too speedy anil Ill
No one can doubt that the call for
the homo Ib paramount. It In heard
on every hand, though thero la n giout
ft. diversification of opinion.
Tho Rlnt of tho wlinlo situation is
this: The ipiestlon Is now being tuf
flclontly well agitated to start even
tho jlullnrd nuil tho liulirtcront one
who believes politics are "nnwsty" to
thinking; the agitation has continued
long enoiish to warrant the belief that
public opinion should be sufficiently
well clarified to secure wise action al
tho next session of the Legislature.
Hawaii Is In a fair way to learn
something of tho attachment ot the
', itusslau emigrant to the soil of St-
1 lierla where A. I.. C, Atkinson lep-
. resenting the Territorial noaru m
Immigration .has bouc on a vnyngo
of discovery. Tho tuxpaycr'B great
hope Is tho education will not bo
too expensive, though they aro will
ing to pay well for results.
. At the present tlmo every Euro
pean colonist arriving in Slbciln re
ceives :i" nercs of land free, paylnK
no taxes on this land for tho first
three years, and only half the regu
lar taxes for the next three, Pcnnl
Jess emigrants have their passage
paid by tho Russian Government,
mid wood from tho Crown lands to
build their houses.
Tho Government hns established
depots for the sale ot agricultural
implements of all kinds to the Immi
grants, often selling them at reduced
intes and on easy terms of payment.
During 1907 over GOO.OOO person!,
according to the latest ofllclal fig
ures, emigrated from European Rub
bin to Siberia, and of this record
ln caking number fewer than ever
beforo returned to their former
On December in. 1892, the Trans
Slberlnn Hallway commltteo was cre
iitcd to cuIouUo the land opened by
ii that road, and generally to pi emote
tho economic development of Slborln.
The commltteo began at once to pro
moto emigration from European Itus
ida to Siberia, nnd as n result ot their
fiideavorB, not merely did tho num-
liers of tho emigrants greatly In
crease, but their mortality rapidly
diminished. In 1894, of SC.00O emi
grants, 3,000 died on tho way; while
In 1899, of 220,000 emigrants, only
.TOO died on tho way. From 1801 to
1892, GDO.OOO Russian farmers en
, tered' Siberia, whllo from 1893 to
f 1899 theso figures roso to 1,000,000.
This great lucrcaso was duo not only
to cheaper unci better methods ot
ft travoi, nut io mo ucitcr terms on'
f ' which land could bo obtained, and
. . . ... .. . .
to tho conslnnt enro and watchful-!
'nesB nt tho commltteo mentioned.
Ilcforo tho Itusso-Japancso war most
Si of tho emigrants did nqt go beyond
fVJ.nlCo llalkal, icnmliiing In tlio gov
1 rnmcnts nf Tobolsk nnd Tomsk and
In tho district of Akmollnek, where
they found tho toll much better, on
tho nvernge, than t Ii tit of those parts
of Hussln whenco they came.
Since tho war they havo been mov-
'Mng tnwaul tho Pacific and it Is pie-
mimably from theso tlint forty fami
lies will bo enllstod for Hawaii. It
indro-than forty nio secured and they
jirovo n, success In these Islands, n
liu go percentage of our citizens will
bo agreeably gurpihcd.
GRAFTERS IN MONTREAL.
Americans havo been so busy
.cleaning up the dressed-up thlovcs In
municipal oflU'i's, they havo culled so
nijnuy spades, found to many.blaclc
legs In good citizen clothes that nn
Impression has gono abroad that ours
arc the only misgoverned cities on
earth and we have tho only dishon
Consequently when some of tho
outside Pharisees go wrong, we take
notlie nnd nt least have the satis
faction that our city governments do
not support all the criminals.
Montreal one of the general ac
cepted model cities, has llnnlly wak
ed up to tho fact that It has lost
millions of dollars In contract work
nnd official positions have been
bought and sold for jcars. Humors
of corrupt practices caused the pro
lnclal government to make a thor
ough investigation Into the nffatrs
ot the municipality. When this Is
closed on Sept. 1." It is expected that
Indictments will 'be recommended
ngalnst men prominent In polities'
nnd business. I.Ike certain American,
cities, the Canadian community hns
loino under the liilliicnco of men who
aic using positions of trust fur self
enrichment. The widespread discovery of grntt
In public nlTalrs lias caused the Im
piesslon Hint men are more corrupt
today than they were n quarter or n
half century ago. Hut this Is not
hi. It may be that the opportunities
for the stealing which has been call
ed grafting have Increased with tho
extension of public affairs; but, In
1 United Stntes .at least, there Ts
better understanding ot tho ro
( ulrement of good citizenship than
In the past tho spoilsman In city,
state and national affairs was in evi
dence. His opportunities, however,
were limited, Expenditures for pub
lic services wcro far from being ex-
tnivngant. Public services In tho
hhnpc of pavements, buildings, bridg
es, street i ii 1 1 ways, sewers, nitration
plunts, etc, weie little In evidence.
Consequently, thero wero not tho
heavy expenditures which In recent
ears have enabled tho officials of
many communities to revel In grnft.
In tho sixties New York Stnto hml
Its "canal rats." There nlso were
rodents in other public winks. A
clamor for reform resulted in many
politicians being lot I led to public
life. Tho Stnto Capitol at Albany
was as prolific n rourco of graft to
men who had sworn to faithfully
teivo tho people as the notorious
Pennsylvania capital has been In ic
cent jears. So Intent weie the New
York senntors and assemblymen up
on lining their pockets with 'tho tax
payers' money that they neglected
to mako tho repairs which would
havo saved tho Hunt paintings on
tho waits of tho Assembly chamber.
When they, finally made tho neces
sary repairs in tho neglected apart
ment they stole thousands ot dol
lars by causing paplcr-macho In
stead of carved oak to bo Inserted
In tho celling. A speaker of tho As
sembly and other public men wero
driven out of the offices which they
It is wall to glance back on tho
past for tho purpoto of comparing
present misdeeds with those which
wero In ovldenco In tho days when
opportunities for unlimited graft
wero restricted. Wo aro not ns bad
ns we havo been painted. An awal;
cned public conscience makes venal
offenses nppear vvorso than they ap
peared to tho folk back In tho six.
j tics or the seVcntles.
Thero probably always will bo
spoilsmen In office. Hut they can
1 enforce tho order which should mako
I graft nnd grafting ii very scrloitB
.business. Perhaps It might bo well
I for tho American public to follow
tho present Inquiry, of corrupt prac
tices In Montreal. Suclf attention
might give sonio idea of tho mnnnor
In which a neighbor which ts Je.i
Ions of Its honor deals with men who
Lctray their tiust.
TIS LIKE HOME
(Continued from Face 3) '
Others enjoyed auto tours about
Central Maul, or took n few hours'
I rest to gain n new start for tho
wind-up of tho trip.
Karly morning Monday found tho
people ot Kahtilul and Wnlluku
dancing attendance on tho visitors,
Indotatlguhlo III (heir effort to pleaso
and Inform, Members of tho ltlver
and llaiuur Committee accumpnuled
Houses for Rent
Knimuki . ., 1B.R..
709 Kinau St 2B.R..
Union & Garden Lauc.3 B. R. .
Pawaa & Young St. .4B.R..
Elm and Birch Sts,.3B.R..
Kinau and Alapai Sts.2 B. R. .
Wainlne Road . ...2BJt..
1111 Kinau St 3B.R..
1245 Lunalilo St....3B.R..
725 Kinau St 3B.R. .
Manoa Valley . ..,3B.R..
110 Bates St 2B.R..
Elsie ave & Young St.4 B. R. .
1280 Bcrctania St. ..5B.R..
Waikiki (on beach) . .2 B. R. .$30.00
Wnikiki (on beach) . .2B.R. . 35.00
MaRBzine & Spcncer.2B.R. . 35.00
Elsie Av. & Young- St. 3 B. R. . 40.00
Kaimuki 3B.R. . 45.00
JIakiki St 3B.R.. 50.00
1257 Kinau St 5 B. R. . 55.00
1475 Thurston 4B.R.. G0.00
2039 Huuanu St 5 B. R. .100.00
Trent Trust Co., .Ltd.
by Mr. Hccdcr and others went over i
the breakwater iiml made a gcncrnl j
Inspection of the contemplated iui-i
provements of Kuluilul harbor. The
day previous their automobile tours
had given them n good Idea of tho
extent of country that must use Ka- I
liulill as an outlet.
In Ioa Valley.
i.uncni'on was scrveu in noon "ii
tho grounds of tho mmcx of tho
Mnul Hotel In loa Valley. In tho
late forenoon thixc desiring It wero
taken further up the valley to en-
Joy tho K'enic beauty nt the er)'l
back door of tho Wnlluku ' homes.)
Mnnnger I'leld had gcncinl ehargo
of the lunch, and every appointment
was perfect, tho ladles of Wnlluku
seeing to It Hint tho comfort of tho
guests was well provided for.
In comfortable tlmo the residents
and guests began moving toward tho
unlit house, where n largo number
of Mutilans assembled. Tho edllico
was decorated with ftugs, nnd that
with the county b illdiug ncnrlry and
tho excellent riro of the grounds
and the now, town hall niioss tho
way. It is clear that Wnlluku has
made a good start In tho upbuilding
of a civic center with a duo icgard
for municipal art.
Jiidgo Sheldon II. Kingsbury pre-1
hied, speaking fi mil the court house i
slops, Ills Introductory icmnrksjnsk for appropriations amounting to
were much to the point. The har
bor, tho laud questlun, the Immigra
tion pioblcms and tho 'shipping
doubles occupied his attention.
He called on 1'ormor Judge Ke
polkul, who made u very brilliant
talk, In which ho brought nut the
gratltudo of tho Hawaiian-American
that annexation to the United Stntes
had In ought him greater liberty
and n more general volco In tho af
fairs of the Islands than lio had ever
before enjoyed. Ho bespoke for tho
Hawaiian a steadfast .loyaltv to tho
Senator Coelho nHo dwelt on tills
topic nnd 'gave special attention, to
the wards of the Tenltoiy nt Knlau-
papa. Ho thought tho control of
their n Hairs should be left, to the
friends who know thorn, nlthougii
ho hoped tho Kcdcrnl government
would appropriate llboraljy for sci
entific research. Ho thought that
For sale in College Hills A very
desirable home, located near the car
line, oni high (-round, commanding
a splendid view of Manoa Valley,
Size of lot 100x150. House consists
of living room, dining room, break
fast room, two bedrooms, kitchen,
batlu servants' quarters, otc, New
ly painted inside nnd out and mod
ern jn every particular. Price
$4-500.00, cash or easy payments.
Cor, Fort and
will please .note thft
'THE ALEXANDER YOUNG'
Hotel Street corner of the
Young- Hotel BuildinR.
From 6 a.m.
to 11.30 p.m.
low Hates. ' ' Quick Service.
i in view of tho Krieit i amount Ha-
wall Is paving ''into -'the United
states treasury, It could reasonably
fceventv-llvo nor cent of this con
tribution In the geneVal oxpenscs ot
winner henaior l.ane oi uaau nii
peais to havo striickia kcynoto wltu
the Congiessmen when In Ills speech
ho dwelt with tho grcnl probloms ot
our local land laws by suggesting
that tills was a matter for which
Hnv.-nll'H lawmakers, should legis
late; our local men should frame
such a law as tlioy think Is best for
tho Tenltory, and 'this law should
bo passed on to Congiess for con
tinuation or amendment.
II. P. llalilwiii, called on unex
pectedly, pointed (uit tho prncttcnt
Americanized nlroady. Ho Bnld
on the Mnuna Ken hnd lccolvod of
the i Ighteousnohs ul Maul's request
for harbor lnirnvnipnt.
Mr, Hartholdt, dean ot tho delega
tion, was first called to speak for
. ' ,' Iji'.-J. lJJi!l'i!i.,-Jgi
Furnished cottages at Punahou,
Beietania ". rnd ,.Vaikiki Beach.
Unfurnished homes in all sections of
in Visiting Cards,
and Reception In
from Copper plates
H. F. Wichman
& Co.. Ltd.,
tho visitors. Ho said ono of the pa
pers Jind suggested that tho Con
gressmen should do. something to
help Americanize Hawaii. It heemed
to htm It wns pretty thoroughly
absolutely Impregnable. Ho wants
every American was for tho llnK
and nn appropriation, but ho bal
anced this faietlous reference to nn
American fulling by promising to do
what ho rould for Maul.
Mr. Piiucc. Cougiei-suiaii frrm Il
linois, w'aa. Introduced to rpeap for
tho delegation. He made u piae
hal iiml very powerful nddress. Ho
noted the presence of tho Nallonnl
Guard and rtmipllmenttd Hawaii on
tills branch of the hcrvice. As n
member of the comuultce on military
nffntis ho believed In ni.il.lng the
Islands, cspmlally Oahu,' where the
naval nnd mllltaiy work Is i entered,
uboIutely Imprngnnlilp. Ho wants
nn half-way work. He was tint nb-
solutely clear on the question ot
coastwise shipping laws.
Mr. Padgett of Tennessee follow
ed. Ho dwelt on tho need for a pa
ll lotlc and Ij.diiLtrlous mnuhood
nnd womanhood. It wns a splendid
tribute to tho Hawaii of tho past
and gave counsel for tho right
foundations for tho greater Hawaii
ot tho future. '
On to Lahaina.
At I i) clock the progrnm had to
bo closed, as nutos wero In waiting
to taliO the guests through to Lahai
na. Tho company of tho National
Gunid, 4io local II ro company and
incuibi s ot the police forco wero
dru.vu up to glvo a final salute to
tho honored guests as they sped
down tho stVeet for tho twcnly
soven miles to I.alininn. The trip
was not without Incident. Ono ma
chine wont out ot commission. Tho
only mlshnp was when Judge Kings
bury suffered a sprained wrist fmm
a "kick'' of bin machine. Ho pluck
ily Mulshed tho coin to Into I.ahalna.
Lahaina had provided u greeting
nil its own. A great Ameilean ling
waved from tho top of tho smoke
stack at Oluwnlu. 1'lags and cheer
ing men, woinen nnd children wcro
all along tho loadway as ono ap
proached the town and tho Pioneer
Holcl, Its surrounding ptnecs ot
business niiil the ordinarily dull
steamer landing place was made to
veritably IiIoifoiu with American
THOSE "ARNOLD" GOODS.
This time it's the "Arnold" Knit
The very best band for baby,
made of wool, or part silk and part
wool, or all silk. Price 40c to $1.15
Hags, Hie Hawaiian pcoplo, hunting
and giecn fiom tho foieuts.
I.alininn made n distinct American
Imiue.sslon on 4110 Congressmen
Hie man who had nsked where nil gmslopnl Island (our was ended,
llio pcoplo weie, wjiy more did not There had not been u serious ntcl
i nine, inus have deilded' that lhciydcnt dmjng the whole time; eveiy
hnil nil i'oiiio to Lahalna to say tho body was" In the best or humor! If
fiuowell for .Maul. anything had occurred In tu'fllo tho
Dust of the load was removed at splrltn qf nnjone, he had forgot lent
tho Pioneer Hold, and Mnnnger nnd It 'may be Bald of till", ns of nil
Wclnzlicl emorf tho I'hmror Mill tyoilqa Hint Mut 'right, there In no
Company led tho way tel tho gieat
banyan tlce-4-plaiifcd by V. O.
Smith In 1S71 that, hart been
turned Into it veritable fairyland
with colored lights nnd beneath It
Was spread a bountiful dinner. From
a stage built high Im the lliiihs ot
the great tree, musicians sang Ha
Tills gieat tico nnd lis, surround
ings has a hypnotic ettect. When
the battleship licet ' visited I.ahalna
Hint tree burned a lovo for Hawnll
Into the licit I of Franklin Matthews
that ho has never got rid of, and,
nccoidltig to nil appearances, every
Cougicssman him It as hnd na Math
ews. Jt was migniy prrtiy.
Kverybody In I.ahalna wns respon
sible for It, for they nil helped, but
it is related that when tho Wnlluku
executive commltteo conferred with
Mr. Welnzlielnier lepiesenllng La
haina, ho mnilo this brief responso
In pollto fashion: "Jf ou will let
us nlono wo willwlo tho lost." La
halua did It with their own hands
and with their own money.
Itcv. Mr. Kroit mid Hcv. Mr.
lluinhnm stnrtoil tho talking as
spokesmen for l.aliuln.i. Mr. Hart
holdt spoka of the Americanism ot
tho people nnd urged them to con
tinue progress' la tho way they wcro
going. Congressman Miller made u
very utile spee'-h on th'o developing
Americanism of Hawaii, Coiiricis
mnn Houston of Tviiuoreeo wi nt
Ills best and stirred his hearers to
great enthusiasm with his delKhtful
present'ttion of honored womanhood
and Ideas for the Upbuilding of u
more solid Americanism. Ho prais
ed the men who linve done tho
gieat work of Industry. Ho thought
now, as each period presented Its
problem, particular attention should
bo given the man striving to build
up nn Independent home. Judge
Houston Is a splendid diameter, and
with his soul-mate, Mr. Candjcr of
Mississippi, hit carries all "beforo
him when Ihey get out among the
people. incidentally Candler has
remarked dining the tiip, "I'm with
tiio people. You know that's tho
way I'm built. I'm ono ot 'cm, nnd
i want tu be with 'em. They're nil
Mr. Dawson cUxcd the speaking
forSho guo.-stH b a u uddrevi lio
which he declared 'Ills liollct that'
Hawaii Is "the greilet clhnntle and
89cnlc wonder of the world." Ho
told the people thai they iiiut do
for theiuscivcj. although Congress
would do nil that was, light and
liroper for t'lu upbuilding ot tho
Tenltory. ' HU icinaiks wero In
terpreted by Ili'V. Stephen Desha.
Following this, Hepiceutailve Pall
mado nn addrcsi that w.io Interpret
ed by cx-Scuntor Hnvsjlden, and a
young Hawaiian girl rccl'ed the po
etic story, of Knplolanl defying the
A ilaiico uni) general icceptlon 'fol
lowed at tho P.ulsli house until tho
whistle of the Maumi Ken sounded.
When nil the Congressmen and
their wives wore on board, I.alininn
blazed out Its glorious farewell for
Maui with elaboiato flrcwoiks on
the wharf and a general Illumination
extending for a mile on cither sldo
of tho landing. i;tcr.vbody h;u!
words of pritlso on their lips for La-
r 1 t
Let us show you 250
kinds of iron beds at
specially reduced prices
during the next few days
J. Hopp & Co.,
King Street, near Alakea
The run In Honolulu '"was liimlo
comfortably nnd nt G o'clock this
moi nine the most successful Con-
'lenson Why Hie, should nut nil mo
MASS MEETING AT
Hawaiians Petition Congressmen to
Amend Land Law and Repeal
0D-Ycar Clause National Law
Makers and Kumaainus' Speak.
Impoituiit petitions nnd memorl.tln
which have bocn ilmficil In 501110 well
luiowu lluwallaat. will be icad ntn
nniFri meeting to be held at nl.t Pink
tonight, beginning' at 7:30 o'clock. Tho
meeting, which Is expected to lie n
luge ono, will bo piosldcd over by
Mn j or l'epi. Tho bands will play bo
f))P the nU'cttng Is called to order.
Some of (ho matters th.it will Im
liwelt upon by tho speaker tonight
will bo llio amendments of certain
c1.his.ch of the Organic Aci. Another
tiling that will bo brought to the at
tention ot the Congressmen will bo
the iuispenslon of the section iclnliw
to 9!i9-)inr loasos. .1. M. Poenoo, a
Ilnwnllau lawyer, nnd editor of the Ke
Aloha' Alna will speak on thls'stibject.
Homo of the Congrei'smeti have ex
pii'ssod their willingness tn'lio picsent
on the stand nnd sKnk nt the mcellng
tonight. Their names, howpver could
rot bo obtained. Tho following will
bo present on the stand to iccelve mid
welcome tho Congressmen: .1. M.
Poepoo. (1. K. Keawcliaku Hon. Dan
iel Kiiniahti, Hon. A. S, Kalelopti. .Inn.
K. N.iko'ikoo. Hon I). Knln11nk.1l.1i1l,
Hon. 1'iank llnrvin, N. Keiniinlor,
Abraham Fernandez, ,Iuo. A Hakur,
M. i;. Sllvn.
1 01 1
TWO OFFICERS DEPART;
Willi il lallii" oi tho Aornngt to
11.01 low f ., tho Coast If sho arrives
on time 'fiom tho Colonies, the Mer
chants' AsFoclaiinu will loso Its Iron-
.titer nnd secretary temporarily. 0. C.
Mm' Himmi nnd Krnil Hermit hro
booked to sail on the big Canadian lit)
cr, both going to the mainland or bus
incss trips. Coincidental with their do
paituro Pribidctil WuMidii ot tie Ai
(relation has returned to llio lilnudit
on thevMjiirhiiil.i, so that it will not
bo without an executive officer
Pioteci o:n pi, . m;.- before tho fire
comes. A lew Ha In is on hand woiill
havo extinguished the lire nt W.
Wilght's In u fow tuomciits.
J. A. OILMAN.
100 .ImJil llulldlns. Agout.
135 editorial rooms JJ5(J busi
ness office, Theso are the telephone
numbers uf the Dulletln office.