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EVEN1NQ BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H FRIDAY, JAN. 28, 1910.
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CIRCULATION LAROEST OF ANY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED
in the Territory of Hawaii.
"I"-.! J Editorial Rooms, - 185
Aye, free, off-han' your story te'l,
When wi' a bosom crony ;
But still keep something to yoursel
Ye scarcely tell to ony.
liming recovered from the Frear
spasm, Ihu town Ih ready (o throw
n few flti
for Prank Thompson's
It Ih pielty safe to predict that
government ly a mill tary commis
sion would lie u guarantee against
prolilliltlon among the' commis
sioners. Think of (he editors who would
probably hae to go to Jail, before such an extent that they are crVdit-
the people really settled down to'ed with the habit.
bear the galling joke of Government Just why Attorney l'rnnk Thomp-
If the people of Honolulu wish
Government li Commission, there is
not enough of them to mako them
selves noticeable except from the su
perabundance of noise one man Is
able to ireate.
If the llrltlsh budget is sate, all
the liberals and progressives the
world ocr will be satisfied. With
that principle established, the llrlt
lsli can turn to and tight all they
please on other matters.
Ilaron Komurn's nssurnnce of the
cordiality that exists between Amer
ica, Japan, llussla and China Is no
tice In the world that these nations
are slttlne nti the lid liurd. lint
everyone knows thut the diplomatic
pot is bubbling with possibilities.
What the, Supervisors attempted
to do with the telephone company
in the Interests of the people was
branded as n hold-up. Is the In
junction BiilMiruught by a compet
ing company To go along as merely
a passage, at arms between friends?
According to the editor of tho Out
look, there Is no good reason why
America should not allow other na
tions to do lis ocean carrying trado.
He doesn't say whether these nations
to which so much of value. Is given
will also fight our country's nuval
battles for us.
The stjle In whiskers is some
what bewildering when aspirants for
political honors are -about equally
divided among those who allow tho
breezes of fashion to eliminate their
hirsute adornment and others who
fight tho advance of time by wearing
their whiskers painted.
Schmidt's wife, bolng ciy 111, was Iho anxious mother rings up what
sent to tho hospital. A few dajs later she thinks Is tho day nmscrj to nslt
he mot u friend on the street who In
quired after his family, whun tho fol
lowing conversation took nlaco:
"Mlno vlfo, she gono mlt the hos
"You don'd say so! Vatt's do mat'
ter mlt jour vlfo?"
"Oh. I don'd know. Do doctor say
Bho Iss Imbrovlng."
"Hnf you scon her jet, nlreaty?"
"No, de doctor say she Iss too hIcU."
"Veil, you must look after dot. You
must sco how sho Iss cfry day."
"Yes, I vlll do so."
The next day he sought out the doc
tor and Inquired:
"How Iss mine vlfo today?"
"Your wife Is Improving."
"Veil, vat Iss do mutter mlt mlno
"Oh, sho is Improving Tliero Is a
, "Veil, can I sco her?"
"Ok, no, jop can't sco hor jet, but
there Is Improvement."
, Next duy: "Veil, how Iss mine vlfo
"I am ory sorry to tell you, but
your wjfo died last night."
"Oh. my! oh, my! Vat shall I do?
Vnt shall I dor'
t "You must be bravo, boar up and b9
a man. You know theso things can't
bo avoided, Theio was bo much Im
provement that wo woro very hopeful,
but we can't nlwaya tell how things
are coming out."
Going down tho streot, Schmidt met
his friend again, who Inquired what
was tho matter.
"Oh, mine lfo died last night."
' "You don'd i-ay sol Vol did jour
lfo die mlt?"
, "Oh, she died mlt Improvements,"
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.JANUARY 28, 1910
j Ucfore Interfering with nffalrs In
Hawaii, wouldn't it tio licttcr (or
Con Kress to glo prohibition n thor-
cugh test in the District of Colum
bla? A strong light has been made
for "ilrj" Washington, but Congress
men seem slow tq net where they
thcmsolus would be greatly af
fected. THOMPSON. WOOLLEY AND
To "go off half locked" and net
"half shot" Is something the people
of Honolulu Indulge in sometimes to
son should send in a prohibition
scare cablegram like a Washington
bolt from the blue we don't know,
unless it bo that he has not heard
from home recently and he thinks
we ought to be stirred up u little.
It may be, he hellees the town Is
suiTciIng from ennui and should be
prodded up Just for the pleasure he
would get fioin seeing the outfit
'I lie people of the Territory of Ha
waii are bitterly opposed to Govern
ment by Commission. They are uni
tedly for Home Hule.
Members of Congress whqt have
VTL lM??t i-.:"r!nessnnd do less humbugging and pettv
well, nnd If their comment and prom
Ises mnj be depended upon, they
fully agreo with the local sentiment.
One of the complications of the
situation is the fact that some of
our citizens who have political and
peisoiial axes to giind have endeav
ored to make threats take the place
of argument, and incessantly harped
on the Commission plan. Thus have
they kept the Idea before Congress
and certain people of tho mainland
who know little of Hawaii uud carr
less until they ure In n stuto or
mind to accept the Commission gov
ernment as u foiogcne conclusion.,
liver) body knows the President Is
In faxor of wiping out the Territo
rial status of the Hawaiian Islands
He suggested. It when ho was
einor-Genoinl of tho Philippines; he
suggested it when lie was Secrctury
of War In the Uoosevelt tuhlnet; If
he hasn't suggested it silica he be
came President of the United Stntes,
It Is not because he has changed his
views, but lather from lack of the
This opportunity to make, use of
the threat against the best Interests
of Hawaii tu work the President and
of Hawaii In order to work the Pies-1
iiiBiu nna congress ror ine Deneni oi.troled under our local form of gov
a uouuy no is paid to piomote is wnat
lor boine ndvlcu about her child. She
asks central for tho day nursery and
Is given Gottfriend Glubber, tho florist
anil, tree dealer. The following con
"I called up tho nursery. Is this tho
"I'm so worried about my lltllo
"Vad seems l bo ita madder?"
"Oh, not so vory much, perhaps, but
Just a general llsttessness and lack of
"Aln'd growing rlshd, eh?" ;
"Veil. I tell you vat you do.' You
den turn der gurten hoso on Tor sbon I
two Inches from her limbs, und "
"What a at?"
"I say, dake der sklssors und cut off
nboud two Inches from dor limbs, und
den utrn der garten hoso on for nboud
four hourB in der morning ."
"What a at?"
Turn dor gtrten hoso on for nboud
four hours In der morning, und den
pllo a lot of plack dirt nil around uud
sprinkle mlt Insect powder all over der
"Sir r r?"
"Sprlnklo mlt Insect powder all over
der top. You know, usually It Is nod
dings In do world but pugs dot ."
"How daro you? What do you nioin
by such languago? '
"Noddlugs, but pugs do chnnerally
caui-o der troubles; und den you want
io wnsn nor roso mlt a liquid prepara
tion I haf for salu ."
"Who In tho world nro von. mu.
"Gottfrlond Oluhher dor florist."
"Oh h," wcaklj-. "Good byo."
Hc. Mr Woullej has bun trjlng to
ginsp; It I the gnme that he went
on to Washington to piny.
How far Mr. Woollcy has been
successful Is nil pure surmise so far
as the cablegram of Prank Thomu
von Is concerned.
What wo do know Is that the pro
hibition agitator In Washington Is
a paid agitator, and he is being paid
by people In the Torrltory of Ha
waii. That these pcopledo not rep
resent the sentiment of tho mnjorlty
in of a fair-sized minority of our
citizens has been demonstrated more
than once by definite and clear-cut
Tho presenco In Washington of
Mr. Woollcy Is a constant menace to
the Territorial stilus of these Is
lands. If he carries his cause, the
end of home rule for Hawaii is In
sight not alone home rule so fan as
counties and parties nnd politics are
concerned, but home rule as regards
policies affecting the plantations and
other enterprises from a pnrt of the
profits of which Mr. Woollcy Is now
being sustained In Washington.
Tho II u I I e t I n believes that
the Delegate understands the situa
tion very well and will lose no op
portunity to piomotc tho Interests
nnd answer the demands of the
CITIZENS DECLARE VIEWS ON
THREAT OF FEDERAL CONTROL
(Continued from Page 1.)
preponderance of opinion is strongly
opposed to the Idea of tho Federal
government Imposing n commission
form of government on Hawaii or
Interfering in tho administration of
the liquor law. Tho lews express
ed are us follows:
E. D. Tonney If the people of
this Territory ure ready to give up
the rights and privileges of self-government,
I don't know as it makes
much difference what they 'pass In
Washington; but if thoy nre still
disposed to govern themselves, I am
ery much opposed to the move that
has been suggested regarding the
liquor laws. Hut none of us know
anthlng definite jet.
George P. CastTe Let tho people
of the Islands cxcrclso their privilege
of self-government in a manner to
control the liquor traffic bo that the
nathe Hawallans and the soldiers
shall be saved from Its most evil In
fluences. If our own peoplo da not
do this, I wouldn't answer for the
future and the probability of govern
ment by commission.
W. M. alffard I think If the peo
ple here would tend more to busl-
politics, it would be better for all
concerned nnd they' would hnve no
reason to fear the prospect of gov
ernment by commission. It seems to
me we should lime home into, but
we should rule ourselves right.
Win. Lnnz It Is Impossible for
me to understand why any govern-
nieut should pass n law that would used to have and which was made by
wipe out property and establish In- llnwnllan chiefs, prohibited Hawal
dustry without giving those who had luns from purchasing liquor. During
Invested In it some reimbursement, the reign of Knlakaua the law nl
Tliey couldn't do that In my coun-v lowing ever) olio to use liquor was
try. I can't Imagine Congress pass- ennctcd Since thai time the death
ing a prohibition law when we don't late among Hawallans has been tre
nced It. imendous, I most certainly favor the
Paul Super, secretary of the Ho- Federal goientment controlling the
nolulu Y. M. C. A. I would like to liquor trutllc, rather than sea the na-
spfl the Federal ifnvnrnment hnvn lives wlnrrl ntit liv thn whnlnRftla iiha
Gov-'control nf the llnuor traffic, ns ex-
perienco In the past has shown that
j iiqllor interests nro too strong In
the Senate to secure prohibition.
Fred T. P. Wuterhouso The moat
Important feature of this question Is
the controlling of our own affairs. IS
am opposed to Gov eminent by Com
mission, because we are capable of
looking after all local questions. I
think the liquor traffic should be
under strict control, nnd I believe
thnt lt can be satisfactorily con-
Water house Trust
Real Estate for Sale
Abargaln at Kalmukl, on Ilovonth,
Lots in Kalmukl Park Tract, 1100
each, on caBy payments. Three
acres, cleared and fenced, In the Kai-
' mukl Tract, for 92600. Acrnngo
property in Pulolo Valley,
These aro a few
tics we have to
in real estate.
Fort and Merchant Streets
Choice Kaimuki Lots
, $400 each.
mice to be paid In
, inenls of $10.
Trent Trust Co., Ltd.
is instantaneous if sent by the
Office Open Sunday From 8 to 10
11. F. Dillingham I feel that tho
people controlling the liquor bust
ncss Bhould see to It that there Is New 5-room cottage, just com
no such outcry as has been urade here pleted; strictly "modern and
recently. I am not In favor at the up to date $4200
present time of Government by Com-
mission. It might be the best for WE HAVE SOME GOOD LOTS IN
the interests of the country, but it KAIMUKI DISTRICT
am, not convinced as jet. I would! They are well located and snaps
rather see prohibition than the
wholesale killing off of Hawallans by
tho ready sale of liquor. Hawaii has
been managed both politically nnd
otherwise In a marked degree of ef
ficiency In tho handling of Territo
rial affairs. The liquor question Is
n world-wldo problem. What we
bavu to do is to get together like
men and root out the evil ourselves.
M. A. GonsnlAfcs I think we have
men here In whom we can place ab
solute confidence, and who will con-
tiol t.ie affairs of tho Territory far
better than any, other body of men
who ure unfamiliar with the Terri
tory. I do not, faor the Federal
government taking the matter Into
their own Tiands. I think It is o
J. D. McInerMij I have alwajs
been In favor' of Government by Com
mission, but nftdr having seen the
results in Oklahoma and in Galves
ton, Tex., I 'believe In' letting well
W. W. Hall The law that we
of llnnoi. 1 ,ln not nrmrnvo of nii
solute prohibition, but as tho police
do not enforce tho present excellent
laws. I favor Federal control. This
would Indeed bo a Paradise of tho
Pacific If It were not for the liquor.
F. W. Mllverton -It Is true prob
ably that euors of judgment have
been made in somo Instances, but,
Judging from ultimate results, the
local administration of affairs on the
whole has been successful. It is
recognized that the commission form
of government as adopted In sev-
of tho opportunl-
offer for Investment
here for sale at'
SH0 cash: bat-
monthly I natal-"-"
Bargains in Honolulu
Good 7-rOom house, fine loca
at the price,
We offer for rent a six-room fur
nished house on Alexander street.
Houte is modern, larce rooms, and
in very (rood condition. Rent, $70
Large 12-room, o-bedroom house
on Pacific Heights. Verv good house
and cheap at the price $30 per
SEE US FOR THESE AND OTHER
BISHOP TRUST COMPANY,
BETHEL STREET '
cral municipalities on the mainland
has many features to commond It,
und the fact thnt in such municipali
ties the commissioners are elected by
the direct vote of the people elimi
nates any objection that the com
mission Is not a representative body.
The form of commission that pre
sumably would be provided for theso
Islands, however, would not ba rep
resentative In any sense of the Word
The commissioners would be ap
pointed by the President, the great
mass of the citizens and taxpayers
here would not be consulted In the
selection, and tho whole sjstem
would bo contrary to tho fundamen
tal principles bf our government,
im-Amerlcun In the extreme, and
adapted only to a people of a low
degree of civilization who are un
able or unfit to properly manage
their own affairs I believe that
Mr, Judd Is somewhat of on alarmUt
In stating his belief thut a military
commission may be provided for the
Island of Oahu. Whatever may be
the probability of a civil commis
sion being established, It can not
logically be contended that any .con
ditions exist or can reasonably be
anticipated that would warrant the
establishment of military rule here,
Alexander Home Ford Govern
ment by Federal commission Is the
flrst step toward dictatorship. First
the Territories would be governed by
commission; then the States. This
would be a splendid thing for J. P.
Morgan, for the money power would
then control absolutely. Government
by Commission Is but a step toward
making another Mexico of theso
United States In Mexico, President
Dlez appoints nominees for govern
orships und they must be elected.
Humboldt, 100 years ago, predicted
that America would eventually annex
Mexico and then crumble to pieces,
as she would not be able to absorb
the Latin. Today, America, owing
to unrestricted Immigration, 1b be
coming more S'.avo-Latln than Anglo
Saxon. Tho Latin races will submit
to a dictator.
Clurenco Crabbc In my opinion
there Is no immediate fear from a
Government by Commission for Ha
waii. As I understand the matter,
the time may arrive hero within the
next fifteen or eighteen years, as the
large percentage of native-born Jap
anese and Chinese become grown UP
Mid become eligible to the elective
f ranch Uo thut u Government by Com
mission would be desirable. I for
cue would welcome such a govern
ment ut that time, nnd I presume
that there would be very few who.
would caie to reside here under tho
administration by Asiatics. Tho Con
gressmen who visited Hawaii somo
six mouths "ago were,, so I under
stood, bitterly opposed to substitut
ing the commission form of govern
ment for thut which wo now have.
John O. Lane I nm opposod in
every sense of the word that could
be applied to a Government by Com
mission for this Territory. Hawaii
In hei history In the past, under
monarchical, provisional and repub
lic form of government, bus proven
that the people qf these Islands are
well fitted and nblo to conduct the
affairs of Hawaii nel. And we are
now under the Stars and Stripes and
hnve shown thaf. we arc able to man
age nnd conduct tho affairs of pop
uiar government, nnd especially since
annexation, as the Republican party
controls the administration .of the
Territory. I can not see how wej
could possibly , agree arid feel that
n commission government would pro
mote the best Interests of Hawaii nel
politically and commercially. 1 am
always for n government of the peo
ple, by the peoplo and) for tho people,
and In the hope to live! and see lla
wall admitted ns a State.
W. C, Achl I don't want to mako
any statement about tho commission
government without studying' tho sub
ject Intelligently, lt is unwise for mo
to attempt to say something about
the Commission Government without
knowing thoroughly what It means.
It Is true that I am Interested In the
wclfnro of tho government, but as the
Commission Government Is a new
thing to us hero, It Is proper to study
the subject -first before making any
Btatcmont for publication. In regard
to the prohibition bill, I will havo to
look It up before I can express my
J. M. Pocpoe, editor of the Ko Aloha
Alna Personally I am opposed to the
Government by Commission. That
form of government Is entirely a new
thing to tho people In Hawaii nel. 1
bellevo tho only snhatlon'for the peo
ple here, In order to prevent the Com
mission Government from controlling
nffnlrs here is to harmonize the polit
ical feeling now In existence between
the party leaders and their1 followers.
All tho political elements here should
be harmonized; that is. there should
bo no party distinction In Hawaii. All
tho voters should bo permitted to" vote
as they please, Wlthbut'comfullort'or
dictation by tho party leaders. If tho
Hawallans would only placo their con
fidence In men who nro possessed of
substantial means the country would
prosper 'more extensively. Let all of
us, lrrcs)cctlvo of our political differ
ences, work for tho common good of
all. Hawaii will then bo safe.
D. Kalauoknlnnl, Sr editor of tho
Kuokoa Homo Hula I am most em
plia'lcally against government by com
mission. In his editorial which amie-ired In
the Kuokoa Homo Ilula today I nm
strongly opposed to the Commission
Government. If such government
should control the local affairs It would
bo a hardshln to tho Hawallans flilu
agitation by a certain class of peoplo
in nmpn unwn ftmint. ,hn Mniw.1 .r
commlslson government Is a great mis-
Vane,,, it would not helpfthosd who
aro llvlnir it Hawaii"1 commercially or
olherwlso.;. the rnlvl!ege,tf the peo
ple which has been theirs In the pnst
will cease tq exist. It la,,ogalnst the
Constitution of 'the Uhlted Stated, the
land f tho free and homo of tho
brave. Let us those hero In Hawaii,
uu nee men anil women.
rnNi-nriHiTV iu . .... . n.
merger Idea, and with n vlow io ox-
tending us wnelcss telephone and lol
esrnnh svstem. csneclnnvt tho fnrmnr
us uu, am m inarjno trnmctho Pacific
uuiuo uotnpany, whose nendquurters
aro In Seattle, has secured nn option
on tho nlant nnd frnnrhmna At ih
Universal Wireless Telegraph and
leiennone comtmnv nf Run KVnnM.,.,,
John H. McCarty Is president of tho
oan i-rnnicsco concern. Tim iinii in.
olvos nn outlny on tho part of tho
itnino peoplo or J500.000, Tho Pacific
Radio COIIIDIPV Ih a HIiIihI llnrv nf 11..
general Itadlo Comnanv whlr-h i. ,,
U IrAlnan lnln.il.nH .... .. .
'-..vivao ,;iuuii,iiu c-uninierciai servico
in operation. Tho American fleet car
ried Its Radio Instruments nn iia mm,,.
crable cruise around tho world. Tho
i-acino Kndlo Company Is proceeding
with tho establishment of a com
mercial service In the coast nml nwv
mountain Stales, and It expected that
u, int. unu oi tno year tho-o will be at
loaBt twenty towers for long distance
service between Vancmivnr ami r ,.
A FINE Of 1500 hns hftnn mn.l.
by the Collector of Custom n, n.
attle on the steamer llelllnghum of
the Puget Sound Navigation Com
pany for oneratlnir without ii .....
ploment of crew called for by her
certificate of Inspection. The certif
icate calls for a master nnd two
mates, and by consent nr thn Wni
Inspectors the second mate has been
an unlicensed man on vessels where
he does not have to stand a watch.
Supervising Inspector John Bermlng
hnra of San Francisco upheld the(
local Inspectors, but Supervising Inspector-General
Uhler at Washing
ton held that when a certificate call
ed for a mate thnt mate must be a
licensed man. There are halt a
dozen stenniers owned liv thn i.....
Sound Company involved, as well as
inner vessels, and the Ilolllngham Is
oeiiig usea ob a test case. The com
pany has appealed from the declnlnn
and It Is now before the Federal
A RACE from Cutin Horn In u,
Golden Gate by (ho American ship
William P. Frye and tho British ship
Dunsre was won by the Frje, ar
riving only GG minutes ahead of the
Dunsyre. The ships were in com
pany off the Horn, sixty dujs ago,
u"u mo crews or uotn vessels were
onthuslustlc when n favoring breezo
carried them forward, only to be
separated. They woro not again
sighted by each other until they ar
rived off thls-jiort.
A thousand tons of worthies. iin.
uments left from thn nnnovit ,i.
'ministration have been destrojed.
Concert, and Dance
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