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CIRCULATION LARGEST OF ANY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED
in the Territory of Hawaii.
T -1 I Editorial Rooms,
A man in authority is but as a
candle in the wind, sooner wasted
or blown out than under a bushel,
Dlil not some of our wlsu moll loll
(lie members of the last I.cglslntiiru
that schtxil house construction wns
nut an Incomo bearing Investment for
Such loins thu case, do these wlso
men now hold that tho necessity for
turning children away (rum thu public
schools on nccount of a lack of school
loom, Is n Tcrrlturl.il asset?
It would bo lirufltnblo to tlio future
of Hawaii If some of Its wise men
would tako a fuw inomontK from their
selfish, mm did dollar-making, spur up
tlnlr dormant chic pride, and bu In
deed pitrlotlc citizens of the United
States along line they haven't prac
ticed enough tu form permanent
Shame on ou who would turn quo
rhlld out of school that nnother may
havu Its, place Ilulld school houses.
nrrniiKu temiiorary quarters, and pro
ldu fur nil.
Ilusslans are again killing tho .Town
of Kiev. Does this mean that tho civ
ilized nations of the world arc again
to go through thu farce of trying to
believe the Russian rioters to ho half
rurchaso of a large tract of subur
ban proper! I n good sign that noni
of inn people realize, the great growth
of Honolulu lu the comparallU'ly near
futuie and aru placing their invest
According to the records made by
tlio Vnnderbllls ami tho Goulds and
a lot of other people of large wealth
and small icfluement money can nl
wa bo depended on to bring a ill
mm re but seldom a full share of hap
piness. Admir.it Schley Is (pioted ns Balng
that both i:plorcr Cook and Explorer
l'eary should bo glum equal credit
After the Admiral's expcrlenco In a
little controversy of his own about
thu battle of Santiago, ho knows the
best way out of a bad mess.
Isn't It about tlmo to ask tho Canadian-Australian
line to put on larger
t-tcamers to promote the travel to Ha
waii from Canada and Iho North?
Why Is It that tho hammers nro nl
waH directed at tho American llncB
ptotcctcd from foreign competition?
Dr. Cook mudo friends for himself
whon ho promptly expressed tho belief
that Lieutenant l'eary had reached
thu North Pole. Hut Peary now goes
him onii better b refusing to accept
any of thu honors of victory until It Is
Milled to whom tho honor belongs.
I . . J J r
If tho school houses are not large
enough to hold tho children what In
tho name of all that la good does Ha
waii Intend to do with nil He present
jitosperitv, spend It on good clothes.
t,tow It uway In tho banks, nnd rob tho
chlldion of their right to tho start In
American life that tho common Bchool
Tnft was scheduled to speak on con
servation of national resources at Don
tor last night, and the Associated
Press tells us that ho said the cotpor-
ntion tax was tho best thing In the
-way of an Incomo tax jet invented
Pet haps ho dwelt on tho tax because
tho resources are In tho hands of tho
President Tnft during his western
trip will attend twenty-two banquets,
tvvint-two foimal luncheons and five,
big dinners. Ho will bo "on tho go"
till November U, having started Sep
tember 14, Iho ove of his fift-sccond
biithdn This is what tho President
of tho Nation has to stand, nnd wo
with our tin op weeks of Island tout
w'lth ono week of ocean steamer rest
going and coming, thought wo weio
giving tho Congressmen a strenuous
Hine of it.
California's State University Is to
establish a model imultry farm, that
hhouhl bo nn Inspiration to tlio Agi
riilliu.il College men and tho taxpay
ers of Hawaii. This Tenltory Imh n
college, also tho poultry farms lu need
Fer Sit Monlru m .Ho
Per Var, anrwhtiemUS I. on
Pel Year anyvhere In Canada,., I, Bo II
Perear iaaIiaIJ. loiin r.a..B 9
tntertd t tht Fmtoflicc at Honolulu
M second-: la s maittr.
SEPTEMBER 22, 1909
of (ho same sort of assistance that
the sugar planters gain from their ex
periment station. Tho Federal Gov
ernment Is providing funds liberally,
and Iheieby puts tho people of the Ter
ritory lu a fair way to add n little
more and help themselves.
Yes, It Is true that Iho passenger
accommodations between this port mid
tho mainland would bo In far better
condition If the I-arge Interests of
Hawaii had tu times past treated tho
"small men" who fought for passen
gers with less Indifference. Hut don't
be forever living in tho past. Some of
theso Large Interests arc really
aroused at last. The turn n respect
ful ear and nro oven ready to back
tianspnrtatlon enterprises with their
money. Let's keep them going In the
new path, rather than f lighten them
with a i elation of tho past sin of
NO BABY, NO BALLOT.
Tathcr Fholan of St. Louis I& ad
vocating that votes bo given to a
family In proportion to the number
of children, and Archbishop Olomcdc
I'alconlo is quoted ns expressing his
approbation. Tlio slogan "No child,
no ballot" will no doubt bring them
notoriety, but It Is doubtful If an-
ng else can result.
At first glance the plan may seem
I) sumo to possess merit, but run
our linger down the long list of
:ames of men who have made our
country tho power that It Is, and
ou will find ver many who under
rather l'helau's doctrine would bo
Do ou consider that our first Pres
ident, Gcorgo Washington, who had
no chlldien, was less qualified to
vote Intelligently than a stock-
) arils laborer who had ten, but 'was
unable to wrltu his own namo?
The fact that a man's, family
numbers a dozen or more is no argu
ment that ho is a good citizen, nor
n good man. Quito often It Is the
reverse. 'Chore aro largo families
that are the nioit delightful sight
ono could Imagine, but it greit many
more large families arc growing up
under conditions Inclibiilhalily sor
did. A puny llttlo glil, whoso invalid
mother Is unable to kIvo even medi
ocre attention to her children, said
with much ptldo the other day:
"Wo are a very largo family. Thera
nie ten of us dead, and my little
brother hns fits." Yet rather
I'hclan and an archbishop would
give this uninformed, undisciplined
father twelve votes, and, for exam
ple, to men lll.o Gilford Plnchot nnd
Francis J. Hcncy they would give no
vote at all. i
The man, who has never felt tho
amis of a child, his own child, about
his neck, nor Uio warm llttlo lips
pressed against his cheek, has miss
ed tho greatest lft flint the Iluler
of tho Universe conferred upon mor
tals, He may not think so now, but
It is nevertheless true, nnd tho
childless man deserves pity, not
THE ALASKA IAND FRAUDS.
Just after his departure for tho
West Presldont Tnft approved tne
removal from offlco of Inspector
Glavls of the Public Lands office on
tho chargo of having criticised his
superiors nnd "gone over their
heads." lly bo doing Mr. Tnft up
held his Secretary of tho Interior,
but ho by no means closed tho hit
ter and serious controversy that Is
on regarding the handling of public
lands nnd tho treatment of what Mr.
Itoosevelt would probably call
There lire millions of the public
property at stake, nnd, what 1b more
important, n great principle, In the
contest that has grown out of the
alleged frauds In securing tracts of
coal lands in Alaska of largo urea
and tremendous wealth.
Glavls made an nttaclc on Secre
tary Italllnger, and it was necessary
for tho President to rcmovo cither
tho Land Inspector or his Secretary
of the Interior.
In tho main, tho ciltlclsms lev
elled by Inspector Glavls at Hallln
get, Plctic, Dennett and Schwartz
wero intended to show that tho Sec
retary of the Interior and his lmmo-
Houses for Rent
Union & Garden Lane.3 B. R.
Pawaa & Younp; St. .4B.R.
Elm and Birch SU..3B. R.
Kinau and Alapai Sts.2B. R.
Waialae Road 2B.R.
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 avc & Young St.4 B. R.
1286 Berctania St...5B.R.
Waikiki (on beach) . .2 B. R. .$30.00
Waikiki (onbeach)..2B.R.. 35.00
Maenzine & Spencer. 2 B. R. . 35.00
Elsie Av. &Younp;St.3B.R.. 40 00
1257 Kinau St. . ,
1475 Thurston . ,
2039 Nuuanu St..
(Hate assistants wero pushing Iho
Cunningham Alaska coal land cases
to a hearing before the Government
wns In possession of sufficient facts
to warrant a hope of success. Tho
reply which Mr. Ilalllugcr took to
tho President declared that tho Gov
ernment already Is in a position to
carry theso cases to trial with every
conlldcnre of victory.
In addition to thu leport prepared
by the Assistant Secretary of tho In
terior, the Commissioner of the Gen
eral Laud omco nnd tho chief of the
field Inspection service. Secretary
Italllnger took to tho President a
special report of his own. This was
prepared after his arrival lu Wash
ington from Seattle.
The Glavls report purpmts to
show that tho Interior Department
officials by their haste would throw
tho verdict into tho hands of tho
Cunningham claimants. Tho icply
to these charges wns framed for the
purpose of proving that the Interior
Department Is lu possession of
enough facts to u .u: ant Instant ac
tion. Tho supporters of Glavls
declare that this evidence, though
In all likelihood now In tho hands
of the department, could not have
been available hud tho original ol
der of Assistant Secretary Plerco to
rush the cases to trial liieu follow
ed. They believe that tho protests
of Glavls and of Sheridan, who was
sent by the Land Offlco to Bucroed
him In tho supervision of tho Cun
ningham (uses, wero the only causes
of the postponement of tho hearings
Until tho middle of October. Ae
cording to nil tho Information avail
ulile, it seems elenr that tho ihargcs
of Glavls were meant to convey tho
-mprcs-don (hat tho Cunningham
crowd would be benefited by tho
original orders of tho Interior De
Tho coming battle between the
Cunningham claimants and th C!ov
eminent is generally looked upon aH
a strugglo between tho Guggen
helms, as proprietors of the Smelt
tr Trust, nnd tho Government of tho
United States. It Is known Hint tho
Guggenhclms paid tho expenses of
agents to Inspect the tract of ft, 280
acres of coal lands north of.Kntalln
Alaska, tho ownership of which will
bo decided by tho approaching hear
ings. It alto has been admitted by
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Hotel Street corner of the
Younp; Hotel Building.
Av-tn From 6 a.m.
vJJCHto .30 p.m.
Have you a pad of Wirrleu
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tho claimants themselves that an ns
chelation has been formed for tho
purpose of turning over tho claims
to nn operating pool ns soon as they
should ho patented.
Kvidince of u connection between
tho Guggenhelms nnd tho Cunning
ham people, should it bo urougni
foi w aid olthpr by Glavh or by any
of his supportcis, will lend addition
al lutoieat to n couiiovorsy "Vhlcli
nlrcnd has liecnmo famous on ac
count of tho active hostility between
tho I'orest Scrvho and tho Interior
Department and because of tlio Im
mense value of the lands involved In
the (onilng decision.
Aecoidlng to v minus estimates
mndo of tho valuo of io.il under! ing
tlio claims filed by Cunningham ami
his thlit)-two associates, tho tract
Is worth nil tho way from $5,000
00Q to $18,000,000. This represents
tho valuo of tho coal, ns It lies. Coal
Furnished cottages nt Funahou,
Berctania St. end Waikiki Beach.
Unfurnished homes in all sections of
6fi th Tufififfiht .fitted'?' I A ' rhia'tiiict
wlisTqilfltcd in SntiTr8ucrci ' il
cently nt $10, The Cunningham
tract, ns It stand", according to tho
most, recent estimates, contains Ti.l,
0U0 tons of coal, In sumo plait's
tho vein Is as thlil. us sixty ftct
due hcitlon of tho Glavls tlrirgi'f
is Intended to show thai, had the
otlglnnl plans of tho Interior De
partment ofllrlals boon cart led out,
the ownership of a tract whoe value
approximates n billion lind n half
dollars would have been Jfop.udl.eil
by the Government. The Cunning
ham claims, although foimlng thu,
core of tho eontrovers), nro onl n'
small part of those which would'
have been affected by tho decision
of Assistant Secretary Pierce, later
overruled by Attorney General Wlck
ersham, but still one of tho points
of nttaek made h Inspetor. Glavls.
Tho total amount of tho claims
which thus nre directly and Indlieit
ly involved amount to 3.,000 acres.
This territory, It Is estimated,, cov
ers n billion nnd n half long tons of
coal. At a valuation of only $t a
ton ns the coal lies, this tract would
bo woith $l,r.0n,O0O,0()0. Tho ac
tion of Asilstnnt Secretary Pletco In
potting aside tho ehniecs of con
Miliary brought against tho elalm
ants of these lands, had It not been
revcised, would have opened the way
to u speedy granting of tho patents.
This ruling of the Interior De
partment made by Plerco because,
Secrctar Halllitger, ns former uttor
ney of tho Cunnlnghnm claimants,
hns turned tho (uses over to him,
Is one of tho most b.illcnt features
of tho whole history of tho tontro
eis between Glnvls, with tho for
est service nt his bad., and the high
officials of tho Interior Department,
Within a weok after Secrotnty
Ijalllnger assumed chntgo of tlio In
terior Depaitment, Glnvls, then stn
tinned on the Pacific coast In charge
of the Government's sldo o' .ho In
vestigation of tho Alaska coal
claims, received Instructions b) wire
ftom the General Land Office to re
nin t nt once on the s'atus of the
Cunningham claims. Glnvls reccly
n duplicate of theso Instructions on
April IS. On April "JO ho was In
formed that tho Investigation of tho
Ciinn Ingham eases must bo com
pleted within sixty ilios
Inspector Glavls suggested thnt
this would bu Impossible, as tho Gov
ernment could not obtain sunk lent
evidence to prosecute Its contentions
successfully within such a thort
time. Assistant Secietary Plirce(
then ns now n nominal emitted of
tho Cunnlnglium cases, on Mny ID
Issued his now famous decision.
This declared that no chargo of con
spiracy shourd Ho against tho claim
ants In tho Cunningham cases.
Under tho old coal land claim law,
now superseded by tho law of 1908,
tho only bar to advancing tho claims
to patent was proof cither that tho
coul lands In question had bcon tak
en up with a view to sccurlni; tho
limber on tho tract, or that tho
claimants had cither conspired to
combine their Intel csts or had used
Tho cxlstenco of Immense coal
veins under this tract of ISMOU
acres was taken ns final ovldcncu by
both tho Interior Department nnd
tho forest service Hint tho claims
had been filed for tho purpose of
mining tho coal beneath. Thu
Pierce decision, therefore, wns io
garded as lemovlng tho only tuii
lior between tho claimants unci pos
session of tho lands.
On receipt of Assistant Secretin'
Pierce's decision Inspector Glavls
left Seattle fur Washington, He
fust eonferied with. Mr, Pierce, but
received no nssuinuco thnt tho Older
would bo nltered. The inspector
then jumped over tho heads of hlJ
siipeilois and went to Attorney Gen
eral WkUershain, bcfoio whom lip
laid tho factH of tho ease. Tho At
torney Genetal on Juno -C lovcrscd
tho I tiling of Mr. Plerco nnd held
thnt tho charge of conspiracy should
Ho In tho Cunningham,, cases.
In the early pait of July Mr. Gla
vls was taken from tho Ctmulnghntn
Investigation nnd this part of tho
work was placed In tho hands of
Special Agent Sheridan. Mr. Sheri
dan later sent ii topoit to tho Land
Olluo, confirming lit almost every
particular tho assertions. of Mr. Gla
vls. As a icsult, tho healings (f
theso rases, which had been fixed
lor August lfi, wero then bet for Oc
tober 15, ,
Inspector Glavls has been removed
from office, but tho public Ih still
led In believe that he performed his
full duty by going ,dlioct to tho At
torney General, though it has coat
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