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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. 'Hi THURSDAY, DEC. 2, 1909
MUSIC'S GREATEST CHARM IS IN
PLAYING NOT JUST
Nothing gives more lasting pleasure than music
ate or acceptable for Christmas
Slothing is more appropri-'
k Lester and McPnarch
Thcic is but cnc P.'nnola. Made
cnly by Acclinn Co , and wc carry a
full line of Pianolas mid Pianola
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Special, - - $425
We make this exceptional offer in
order to introduce these Players here.
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. ' BANJOS
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$ 8 50 $12.00
$18 00 '$2000
Koa, very fancy inlaid, hand
made . .s $10.00
Koa, fancy inlaid $ 7.50
Kca, plain $ 5.00
Ukulele Cases (canvas, bound
with leather) $ 1.50
Ukulele Instructor, complete.. $ 1.00
Is the ideal Piano for the "Den"
not so large as most Pianos, but has
a beautiful tone. We have them 'in
mahogany and oak cases.
Martin and Victoria
In all kinds of wood; hand-polished;
$2 50 $5.00 $8.25 $12.00
$17.50 $22.50 $40.00
Hand-made reeds, absolutely true in
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THE POPULAR COLLECTION OF
This collection contains twenty-
Jb" liw2iii3,n ne typicai HawttUn raeidiM-,uu
the thing for' a souvenir of Hawaii.
SongS. EriCe -
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Odd Fellows' Building - Fort St. near King
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Victor .Talking Machines and
We are the sole distributors in thf Hawaiian Mantis mid Hi- only
dealers carryint; a complete stock. There's a VICTOR for vim ut JJ.1JJ5U,
$17.50, $20.00, $2500, $35 00, $45.00, $55.00, $05.00, $100 00. r
So many people, Iwho dislike the promincr.ee of the horn, dciraml the
character of drawLojrroom entertainment which only the Victor can sup
ply, that they have designed this instrument, with the hor.i, nil moving
parts, and place for one hundred and fifty records and accessories, en
tirely concealed in a handsome mahogany cabinet an ornament Jii nny
drawinp-oom. We carry a complete stock of these instruments.
PRICES, $125 00 AND $7.00 00.
Our position in the Violin field is suca that our instruments cue su
perior in tone and finish to those marketed by others at an advance ovcr
If our Violins are not iust as we .epmen'. tl: ni to be, vc jire tjlad to
exchange them. PRICES RANGE FROid !a 1U $75 00
HOW A NATION WAS MADE
lei and colleges on thf Inlands had marlzed hh follow: The linked nv- imth teams' thf. ThniiKKlltiK battlo
their origin with the churches. Con- age wnit lloiiied. A reign of law ami wm )t. n. climax of the e.u. uiul
Ispfcuous among these li the vener- Justice will established. People tllu rUaU nrt. , ,.,,.uiK fr n,c mil-
nble'Oahu college, whlchjn lis man- ceuseu u j hh-io .i.i i .,.. tlHt xv itli griat cnriiistnms
and ilie Unas, uisicati 01 ueiuuKU'h
correspondent of an latstorn nlturs mid vorhli tlio next da),
impel, who bt)les himself an Ab proof of tills ho said that ho
Impartial Investigator and had recently found u native Judge
spent Homo tlmo on these Ul- In one of the Honolulu courts 1
ancle gathering data icguid- think he said a United States court
lug the mlsslonnr) win Is In worshipping nt un old native ol-
Hawaii fioin Its Infant) and tar In one of the icmote p.irtB of
ItH bcnefltlul uffecta'oii the native
i.iii', wiltei iib follows: '
As a paradise of natural beauty,
Hawaii Is of Intoiutt to the toig-fHt,
hut to the student of lellglous, ho
tial uiul political quebtluiiH Its j;i lat
est liuportiliico lies In the swiftness
of lis tl aiiBltlqti from n huvage com
uiiinlt), bound by the piactlce of
limti in bucrlllce mid tlo allied and
gieutcr curso of the taboo. Into a
belt governing, oldcrl) and piosperoiis
community, admitted Into tha slstor
hnod of the American union within
hevtnty-five jeniH nftor the tlmo It
began to elneigo fiom ratik bnrbar
Ism. Ab a "fading race," iiUo, the
Kanakas, or native Hawaiian, are
vioitli studilng. for the 400.000 In
habitants whom dipt. Cook estimat
ed as living ou these S indwlch Isl
ands in 1778. hud dwindled to 142,
000 In 1823, to 62,000 In 18GG ami
to about 30,000 In this present jenr.
Ab a widely hei aided completed
piodutt of missions Hnwnll has long
been advertised by missionary work
ers us one of the few plac3 on tlio
globs wheio the missionaries finish
ed their tusk; leaving to support ami
dlicet themselves as a Cliilstlan na
tion, tlio people whom, little more
than a gcneintloii bcfoie, they had
foliliil linked salagcB. Tot in 18GJ
the Aiueilcan be aid foimully with
drew from tlio Hawaiian Islands,
which it had ontoied in 820,
Uicn more Jorlous, to m mind,
was the ilmrge'iuado by I'rof. Wil
liam T. Ilrlgham, dilcctor of the fa
mous Bishop" museum of l'olneslaii
ohjocta In Honolulu. He declared to
me that tlio work of the christian
latlon and civilization of tlio Ha
waiian pedplo has been altogether
superficial, and that, If the whites
were to move out tomorrow, the na
the Island of Oahu. Within a stone's
tlhow of tlio lllshop museum, where
wo were talking, was a nroken down
ultir, which, at the time of the po
litical overthrow In 1S93, was rees
tablished, along with u somewhat
genet al recrudvscenie of Idulatry
throughout the Islands. Within
tin to mouths, he further said, In the
Lit of Honolulu Itself a natho priest
bud fallen dead while conducting
henthon rites before the altar. The
worshippers, fearful that the devil
would catch them also, quickly bun
dled up the appliances of Idol wor
ship mid tarried them to Prof, llrlg
huin, for, they Bald, he would know
what to do with tlio devil better
than any other man of their ac
quaintance. I.oOil missionary authorities af
firm, with gieat reservations, the
facts upon which Prof. Ilrlgham
bases his observations, while .not all
accepting his conclusions.
There lollglous leaders say that
Prof. Ilrlgham's Intense hospitality to
the entiio mlsslonnry Idea dlsqual
Hies him from rendering fair Judg
ment; and I must confess that the
latter told me that he believed "the
heathen" should be let alone and
that "ono religion Is as good us an
The Sandwich islands, ns the Ha
vvallun gioup vvero named by their
dlscovorer, Capt, CJook, vyere popu
lated by a race of romote Arjun ori
gin, who In the sixth century before
had beon driven noith from the Sa
ino.ui Islands, over thousands of
miles of seu, In canoes of their own
making. As late us the thirteenth
(entury they maintained relations,
mostly warlike, with the people of
tlio southern 1'oljneslnn archipelago,
'I hoy never practiced cannibalism,
their religious riles. They vvero a of these; it, was taboo and death for
raco of unusual vigor, longevity and a common man to let his shudpw
comeliness. Their skill in handicraft fall upon u chief, or to stand vheu
Is attested by the marvelous feather the king's bathing water was car
clonks once worn by Hawaiian ro)- rled b, or his name- mentioned In
ally, and now the almost priceless bong. It was taboo for a woman to
possessions of a few museums. lent with her husband. It was taboo
Such was tho stock from which and death for a man to enter his
the 14-)eur-old boy, bearing the uu-.ennoe on nil) day. named as uacred
phonioiiB name of Obooklah, who, fl,y the priest. So ran the endless
In 1809, was found weeping on the 'b. stem of oppressions, despite which
doorsteps of Yalo college. He had
(led fiom Hawaii, having seen Ills
parents slain before his e)es In n
civil WaTT and had made his way to
America In one of the New Kugland
thlps which then plied all waters
ills thirst for knowledge and reli
gion attracted widespread attention.
Samuel J. Mills, who had como to
New Haven from Williams college,
was especially Interested In Oboo
klah and took him to his own home,
Mills was a missionary enthusiast.
He was -the prime mover In the lit
tle band of Williams students who
had devoted themselves to the cause
of foreign missions and whose his
toric prayer meeting In 1800, un
der a Wllliamstown haystack, is re
garded as the beginning of the 'Ame
rican foielgn mission enterprise,
flic race continued hnrdy and num
erous, and ugalnst which the nation
arose while the missionary ship
Thuddeus was en route to tjje Islands.
Hlpe fop a new religion, having
spurned the old, tho natives gnve
eager welcome to the missionaries.
Within four years the chief formal
ly agreed to recognized the Chris
tian sabbath, and to adopt tho ten
commandments ns the baslr. of gov
ernment. There has been white men on the
Islands before the missionaries oamo,
some of them decent, useful men.
Uut most of the representatives of
the Caucaslon race were a bod lot.
When a new regime of moral Lt be
gnn thay opposed It In every way.
Frequently they resorted to violence.
Crews from the whalers would mob
on museum perpetuates the memor)
of the last of the ro)al line or Ka-
mehumcha the Oreat. Punahou col
legtj enrolls thetudents of tho best
families o'f Hawaii. Of so high a
grade were' the educational Institu
tions established by the missionaries
that Callfornians used to send their
children to Honolulu to be educat
td. English Is now the only lan
guage taught to the children of this
polyglot people; and the percentage
of Illiteracy on the Islands Is said
to be lower than In some parts of
New England. Nothing is more
marked about the present-day reli
gious activity of the Islandi than
the prominence given io education.
Industrial schools, kindergartens and
night schools are too common 'to
enumerate, Seminaries for.oung
women, theological schools and what
may be styled "academies," as well
08 --the night bcIiooIs, are, one or
Obooklah's pleadings pointed to the missionaries and pillage, the
live would bo found icstoilng his old though human satrlllco was ono of
If desired, we will deliver goods in
PLAIN SEALED PACKAGES
By Special Messenger Service,
free of Charge,
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The House of Quality. Wines and Liquors
Hawaii bb the first stronghold of
heathenism to be attacked by tho new
movement and the 'young 7calous,
who were Its real leaders. In 181U
a party of twenjy-tlneo persons, sev
en of whom were wives and five chil
dren, set sail for the long Journey
around, tho horn, their departure be
ing mado the occasion for solerrin
celebrations In Now England. They
arrived at the cod of March, to learn
that, by a dramatic coincidence, un
paralleled In religious history, the
Idols had been" h'umed, the altars
and the deadly tabod had been ab
olished, and 'tlfit conditions wero
most extraordinarily ripe for, mls
Things hod been in a bad way In
the Hawaiian Islands. Civil war had
for centuries been) tho rule, until
iiamennmeliu tho 'Oreat. a sort of
dusky Napoleon, had consolidated the
.Islands under one rule. Vlco at its
worst wbb common and open. Two
thirds of all the chlldien born, It
Is estimated, wore killed In Infancy
and aged parents were often burled
alive. Human sucrlflco wai an es
sential part of the religious s)stem.
Government was oppressive; lands,
products and occupants all belonged
to tne enters and tho king. A sys
Christian communities. Even repre
sentntlves of the American navy took
part In the most highhanded efforts
to maintain a "wide open" Hono-,
lulu. Hut the government at home
when appealed to stood by the mis
sionaries and morality.
Extraordinary success attended the
efforts of tho missionaries. That gen
eration of Hawallans was practical
ly conqured by them. Oreat revi
vals arose all over the group; hun
dreds and oven thousands were bap
of whom It was sold bo late as 1841
Coan baptized 1,300 natives, sprin
kling them with a brush. Not all
held out, however. Churches and
schools were established. The first
of the former was u grass building,
like the native huts. It was shortly
replaced by another of similar ma
terial, which seated 4,000 persons.
When It burned tho present struc
ture, on plain New England lines,
was built by devoted converts, who
quarried and carried the volcanic
stono and dived Into the sea for co-L
nil with which to make lime. In
this Kitwulaliao church, which Is
now ono of the sights of the city,
many Hawaiian kings uiul queens
As to education,. It Is enough to
all, u department of the work of al
most every religious agency to bo
found here, including the lluddhlsts.
Naturally, the nrlntln press has
bee'n .used from the beginning, and
the oldest English periodical west of
the Rockies Is the Friend, which Is
ht 111 published by the Hawaiian
board, tho local successor to the Ame
Tlio Kanakas, ones missionary ob
jects, are now missionary givers'
They support ralssjdtt, work among
ineir own people ana tor roriy-seven
)enrs have been generous givers to
mlsslonnry work on the Ollbert III
unds and elsewhere-in'Polynesla. At
least twenty native Hawalans have
gone out as missionaries. There are
now seventy-five ordained native
ministers on the, Islands, The theo
logical seminary for natives, the
Mld-Pclllc)(ln3tltute, s Just now ex
mndlng'.so ns to Include In ono or
ganization the board's three schoos,
entlrel) to ihe rulers, were nppor- Alm,r, , League, at Is nniiinl
tloned among the InliablUntii. Self- , n , iMiU!l llilUl
government1 was Instituted. Tho Ha-, , , , ,- . , ..,,,, ..,,,
wrfllan tongue was reduced to writ- T hlih has not been de.ldul w It
Ing and a sstcm of education was , " Herlousl) the matter of ab
Introduced ,whlch tod ty tomp ire ( ollshlng bple from the p irnphrru i
fuvoiabl) with that of the miln- H of the illainoml. Pieslilciit Jehu
Innd. 'Jim ver) land iUcIf, bare of j nun made that statement jtstetdn)
vtht utlon, WU8 made to bjoom with dlsi ussltig the ptohuhle problems
the veidajt benut) which evokes ex- , )l0 u,nflilircd b) tho leigmt ujng-
tluinatlois of ticugiii iiom, evi-iy llllteg ,! n,t,r, llo sold It
traveler. ,A people without iiiusli, ,,. , ,,,,, K1li.Ht ullt ,. f,
- ...t.,... I .1 U.I.I ... 1..,.. HU 1UI1 I '
uiiwiiiiu is . . " ". " ,, , ,, .,,., , ... ,.
that "IheiivolToits to slug llliisliatu! ' "" ,, ' , . ,. ,, . .
piety rutler than melody," have I..- e"' nuM ro . H.qvm-1. " "'.it m'y I
tome fnned musicians, with a band , Udeiils vMcli m.irrdi'd the sport I ifc
touring the forge cities of the con-. " cumu lie eiiiiiuiami. r
tfnent, title decline of the rate has I , It II S
been Brlcsted. Homes have been When tho tlmo for upplKauonn
evolved vwhere there wus little wor- - h, bpi fr n,n Ynl.iliirnrii c.ni-
thy of that name. The spirit "t imn game ,lt Onuibrldgu ended-mw, .
cnasuiT iis oeen crcniru wimiii a,,.. ,on,in .1.1,0 ,......,,11, . ,;.,"
a ,, . II JOlllUII lll.ni IP, H PHOl HIIMh IMWI-
race to wlroiii It was not nstiictlve. I ' ,,..,, ,.. -,, ..r ,
Seventy thousand natives huvoVbeen I tha "nlr "r tho s.. , ting capacity or
enrolled In the membership of I1'1" "r"'l sU.lliim, hud been spok
Chrlstlnii churches. A. people who. iLU for.
less this h. century ago. weio be- 1 or the Princeton game to lie pin) -nlghted
objects of Christian benevo-1 rd at New Haven, 'JG.OOO itppllin
leuce, hvB themselves freel) onttlons li.ive been lecclved from Valo
and tardea tho gospel to othci Isl
ands, la a word, a future state o!
the Atirlcan union has been made
out of tlb Hawaiian Islands.
men, whlje 1'rlncolou luia taken
S100, which leases the ticket do- j
partiiient'1500 shoit, an but '.!3,000
tun I" attoinmodnted on tho Y.tlo
xi it - a
i.w Afiii. Tl. 1 CI. if..H. .t fl
Arrangements have been llinlly ,,,,',, ' ,5. , iV
, 1 1, , , ' ' Intel) that he would not allow un- , 4
made for Ihe annual game betwrtn , l,1(mil8t,llltc tho holdliig
tho 8t. Mnr)'s College fifteen umlj,,, Uii' Jiffilen-Johiinon light nil)''- J
the rnnl5 team of Santa Clara Col-UMor Coloiado lleimrts that .1 S
lege, awdjthe contest will take place B)ndlfate was lnlg formed by Den-'
on the grounds nt Twelfth and Mis- ver "and Pueblo sport funs to bid fur,
fclon 'ktrejts, Sun Francisco, Thurs- the light weie cnlled to tho Gov- ,
day, 'November 2.1, at 3 p, invmos irnor's attention "Lnwi, of Coloiado"
the Exaiilner. Oriidiintojifanuger I rnlilhlt piUcfightlng and make pin?-
Iilxilil.i 11 tl 1 1 Inlllllnn l I n ..nBia
John H. Damn of thn Olklillid 111- . 'r'"""" "'" """ ...iiWt-
.......!... ... ..,.... i,i-Jtl I" 'le penitentiary,"
on nd Manager 5i'TKo Holes H,llciilm , Cl..itffi.. .,r
Kuiiix-niiuu iuc vuuru m. tiireo ncnoui, i -, i 'i iiiuuut santi hi u
w.hlch begin the newrfl w"lth an en- of aa;u .piaru have bettied tne pre-10 ,aw milttlng a light trial woujd
iiiiiuiMica 111111 iiinu h., -.,u.o .... BN0 r;,yl0rna0 tn0 t
T.be benefits to Jlawall from tho
roVlmont of more than 300 pupils. Illmthuies nnd bavo given orders for kUo c,.llirao t10 Mine .reputation l
(me, uiniiruKiiiMi "i iro"i ' ,evuciii uumiiifii ii) permuting 1110 ..pj
thousand people. For t'oiliett-l'i'zslminons flight.'
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verythinir absolutely new and
lfrh from the flout. v
(tcm of taboo safegurncled tho power su) that ull the, schools uud ucudelp-WA'XRLEY BIX HOTEL ST.'
or those who wish to trim' thei
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We want to see all rar old ens.
tomen come back. . , v 3? '
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