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bvbnino wnxirriN honomtu,. t. h.. Tuesday, mar. ic, mo.
Klj ; ALCOHOL 1 PER CENT.
Lf ' ; A8(abIRtparlonfrAj-
Ml' Promotes DigeslloitJOwtfiJ-
BN OrtunuMorphlne norMincraL
K wot Narcotic.
IB'M JMdtUlt- I
iHjj Hon, Sour StoBadi.DUiSE
K ., racSfe Signature of
, Sxaet Copjr of Wrapper.
Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday
' Money-Saving Items of Importance
BORDEAUX LINEN For
' Navv. Cadet and Tan:
'v . .,.,e,yt.',..4,,.
Jlv. ...Kt. ...
V .: ALBATROSSAH wont, double width; Black. White .
and leading colon; 65c. quality, .-special
i.... .80c. a yard
. FLUOW LINEN 42 and 45 inches wide; 75c. qual
', ity, special 60c. a yard
LADLES' WHITE COTTON HOSE All openwork or
' - lace ankle; 35c: quality, special 20c. a pair
, COTTON HUCKABACK TOWELING Special.. 5c. a yard
FARWELL COTTON Yard wide, soft finish: special
, 10c. a yard
, Corner Fort and Beretania
March Furniture Sale
t JHopp & Co., 185 king St
The thirty-fourth exhibition ot
he Kllphana Art I.enguo will be one
of thV'tlnest ever held In the Terri
tory, as the various entries are not
only large; but ot the, highest order.
Amongst, the notable, exhibits are
some Very handsome laces from the
JCamehameTta' School for dlrls, a fine
' collection of photographs from A,
OarUcy,'' a'.'inunjber "of beautiful water-color
jikotchcs from tho brush ot
Miss Julio jRoymond, tho Brooklyn
artlft; some exqulslto miniatures by
Mrs. plotner, and a collection ot
paintings from tbo brush of the
well-known artist, Howard Hitch
cock. v, '
Invitations have been sent out to
members 'of the League, who will
' have nn opportunity of viewing ,the
exhibits tomorrow evening. Tho
public will be admitted on the day
following and will have an oppor
tunity of viewing these exhibits un
til the 20th Inst.
; Aritong' thoso who h'nvo already
sent In exhibits are: Anuto H.
Parko,"Julo. E. Itaymond, Henriet
ta Fangel, Cordelia Oilman, LUla
O, Marshall, D. Howard Hitchcock,
Grace illobortson, Annlo Ward, Flora
Jones, Anna 13. Tucker, Carol I no
Hasklns-aurroy, Jr., A. N. Blnclalr,
Itosa, Hooper Plotner.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have
TMI eiWTAII IMWRT. MB THK CfTV.
Skirts and Suiti; White,
20c.. aualitv. medal
.... 12Vic. a yard
Streets Opposite Fire Station
Among some of the notable ex
lOlblts are tho following titles:
Morning Light, Pearl Harbor; Italn
bow Falls; Santa Maria Novella,
Florence; At Waiklkh Hawaiian
Mullet; Evening, tho Flame Tree;
Innocence: A Portrait; At the
Ueach;; Illma Lets; Morning In Wn
hlawa; The Picture Hat; Dawn (ex
hibited at, the Sixth American Sa
lon), Late Afternoon; and an ex
quisite miniature of Maud Muller,
Tho exhibition will bo opon to tho
public from 9: 30 a. m. to 0 p. in
daily from' March 17 to March 2C,
THE OENRHAIi CAnOO brought
from Now Vork via Tchuantopdo Is
now going out of tho American-Hawaiian
freighter Virginian at tho Rail
way wharf and that vessel will prob
ably got ayay for Port Allen tomor
row ovenlng. After taking on sugar
nt the Kaunl port, tho Virginian will
pioccud to Kahulul mid thencato Illlo,
At each ot theso ports tho big freight
er will load sugar and will sail from
Win for Hallna Cruz on March 25.
TO CURE A COLO IN OME DAY
Take. Laxative Bromo Quinino
Tablets. AH druggists refund
the money' if it fails to cure.
E. W. Grove's signature is on
PARIS MEDICINE CO., It. Uul. (I'H
BULCCTIN AD8 PAY '
Of R AJ
ft J In
A X Use
PHILADELPHIA. -Mori 14, The president of jtbe flreat yaj1 com
pany "nuj Malion, leader of the strikers, had a sonference today, In an
'effort to. rjach an agreement, but It wag Ineffectual, They were not
uoio io aurti fvn a" Plan Of compromise or arc-iirauqn. ino street
car companies declined' to enter Into 'any negotiations' wRh tho strikers
on any basis atjiill. -t
PlTTSUUIia, Mar.- 14; The Btreet car employes here have taken the
Philadelphia strike conditions under consideration, and at a meeting
held tonight they took1 a vote, the result of which Is believed to Indi
cate that thero will be a strlge here
CHICAGO, Mar, ;H. Twenty-five
'railroads have decided upon a walkout.
nesday unless their demands are acceded to. -This strike, If effective,
will tie up ninny railroads. The managers of the railroads will appeal
to Washington to prevent tho flromen from carrying out their plan.
They may Invoke Federal interference, on tho. ground thatithd contem
plated strike Is a conspiracy-In restraint of the mall service
ROCKFORD, 111., Mar. 14. A thousand strikebreakers employed In
hosiery factories here have gone on strike themselves. ' Employed as
strikebreakers, they have changed front and, Joinod the strikers.
ST. LOUIS, Mar. 14. Fifteen hundred .palqters t have been locked
out by' their employers to forestall a' contemplated strike.
i mm m pi
IDAHO FARM TRAfrfiDY. - " '
FILER, Idaho, fftar. 14. A woalthy fanner here 'today murdered
his wife and two daughters, then wrote a confession telling of his aw
ful deed, set fire to his house and committed suicide.
(Continued from Page 1)
prohibition by Federal action will
have salutary effect here In strength
ening prohibition forces and check
ing audacity and pernicious activity
ot somo of the liquor Interests. Per-
tonally I would not advocate Fed
eral action unless further local ef
fort through next Legislature should
prove unsatisfactory or unless con
ditions should change otherwise so
as to 'call moro Imperatively for Fed
Mr. Woolley staied' to you this
morning that the only criticism that
Is generally 'made of Oovornor Frear
In the Territory la that he Is a man
who Is exceedingly cautions, careful,
and studious in his judgment' ot pub
lic affairs. This cablbgram evidences
the effort of the Qovernor to look
mm all sides of Ihis question, and
while he states the ovlls ot'the con
ditions there, his final conclusion Is
that the present condition does not
call for this legislation.
The' next cablexram Is from tho
Merchants' Association of Honolulu
and Is as follows:
"Honolulu, Feb. 8, 1910.
Hon, J, Kalanlanaole, Washington:
"Itctult association meeting, 3tf
aialnst, 13 for, liquor bills' now be
fore Congress. Home Rulo principle
tne issue, ilir.'
In other words, a vote ot 3 to 1.
The following cablegram is from
the president ot the IJar Association,
which has a, membership ot -attor
neys from all the Islands:
"Honolulu, Feb. 10, 1910.
"Hon. J. Kalanlanaole, Washington:
"liar Association ot Hawaiian Is
lands protests against passage 'by
Congress ot any prohibition bill', or
liquor In Territory on ground that
such action Invades right of horn's
rule' to legislate, on" local' matter
conferred by Organic Act. '
'V, A. KINNEY, President."
Tho following cablegram is from
the. Chamber ot Commerce:
"Honolulu", Feb. 8, 1910.
"Hon. J. Kalanlanaole, Washington:
"At meeting of, chamber held to
day, following resolution was pass
ed, GG for, 18 against:
"Resolved, That It Is the. .sense
of 'the Honolulu 'Chamber, ot Com
merce that-.the enactment by, the
Congress ot the United' States at
the present time of; a law prohlolt
Ing tho sale ot spirituous liquors in
this Territory would constitute an
unjustlflod Invasion on the rlg.u
heretofore conferred upon the peo
ple ot this Territory, to determine
for themselves all local questions
and to administer' their Internal af
fairs In a manner consonant with' the
fundamental principles of Amorlcan
"HONOLULU CHAMBER 6f COM-.
I would like to. place In the record
this brief, which has been published
In the Congressional Record by the
Delegate. If desired: by the commit
tee, I will read It.. Otherwise I will
simply refer toT It, '
The" Chairman" -1 think we have
all read It. ''""'
Mr. McClellatf'' 'i want to refer
again to' tho'- question ot the status
of the'Territoryof Hawaii with ref
erence to the Federal government.
Tho Senator from Kansas and Mr.
Woolley amp Mr. Dthwlddlo all seem
to regard It ns "a rather remarkable
discovery' that Congress has the pow
er to pass such legislation "as the
pending bill. That power is so un
questioned that the Delegate frank
ly stated It In his brief; and that
Is not the Issuo Involved In this
discussion. The Issue Involved In
this discussion, gentlemen, Is this;
Whethor, considering nil of the cir
cumstances of the status and devel
opment of Hawaii previous to an
nexation'; whether. In view of all
the assurances ot the right to home
rule under a Territorial government
leading1 ilp to the' agreement Ami de
termination of the commulilty of Ha
waii to surrender Its local' sovereign
ty to the United States ot Ameri
unless the Philadelphia strike -Is
thousand firemen on western
They will go on strike Wed
J of legislation given to the Territory
under tho Organic Act; and wheth
er, further, under Aha nracttcally
unbroken line of tradition and cus
tom with regard to the use of the
powers of Congress to lcglslato for
Territories, It Is fair and Just In
this case to Impose 'this legislation
on the Territory ot Hawaii.
This Is not primarily a question
of whether or nbt there are evils ot
Intemperance In the Territory ot Up
wall. That there are evils ot In
temperance Is very 'evident.
I have traveled 'in every State
and Territory ot tho United 8tates,
savo two, and I have never .found a
State, whether It was a prohibition
State or one In which there was a
very liberal provision tor the sale
of 'liquors, In which thero were not
evils ot intemperance. Therefore,
iny general argument ns to the
-ivlls of Intemperance Is -not; in it
self, any reason tor the imposition
Of legislation of this sort by .the
Congressi over the tactions of a Ter-
murx wmen nas power 10 regulate i
mai matter now unaer tne law.'
That the Unltett 8tatei Congress I
una iwer no impose sucn a iw in
certainly no" re&saW-why 'it should
exercise that power. I might call
the attention -of (he Senator from
Kansas, and' of the gentlemen, who
have cited their reasons on the other
aide to the .fact that during the days
Of the Territorial , rovernment nf
Kansas the Congress had .power to
impose a law establishing slavery
thore; but my ancestors,- both' my'
father and ,my grandfather .were nf
those, who labored there, to oppose
slavery; and my grandfather gavo
nis ino, ror mat cause. The, mere
tact- that Congress' has power- to do
a thing is, in Itself, certainly no
reason why It should do the thing.
That this power ,ihouldperres'erved
In Congress lp a necessary fact. Con
gress, In passing many classes, of leg
islation (In passing, - for example,
bills (o. give & company 'the right, tcj
construct a brldgeiaoross a navigable
stream), usually, specifically states
that It reserves the right to alterj
amend, or repeal that act; but I am
not aware that that right has ever
been exercised. .Congress has the
power to pass Inter-state commerce
laws, restricting absolutely the
transmission 'of liquors from one
State into another, but I am not
aware that hat power has been ex
ercised, at least lnthe case of any
Strito, which has not Itself prohibit
ed the salo of liquor,- Congress. has
the power to repeal the 'present Ha
waiian liquor law. and to make, the
salo of liquor there wholly free and
unrestricted; but It would be a
gross breach ot the right ot our
Territory to administer Its-own do
mestic affairs. . -, -
Now, with respect to tho question
whethor this legislation should be Im
posed, I want to reiterate tlib foci
that the ovlls of Intemperance' b5lns
In ovldonco In Hawaii s not- lii Itself
a sufficient, reason, for Conn ess to
stop in nnd withdraw certain powers
of local administration, such as 'have
been given to the Territory, Unless
there ,1s a particular reason and cause
shown. ' .
Tho prohibition, law of Kansas has
llcen referred to liero today, mid Mr.
Woolley lay's considerable stresa,upon
tho fact that this law lsc desirable In
'ordor to keep liquor away talm the
soldiers who are located In Itswall,
As a nntlve son of tho Ststo of Kansas
I am somowhat familiar with the con
ditions In tpat .sb-caflod 'prnhfbltlotl
Stato, and l think tho dlBtlnglilsho".!
Senator from -Kansas, and atiyhodyi
wno anuws me. conditions more, wii
admit that as to tW6 of tho .largest
military camps, whloh- OiIb-. Otovern
ment has, a't Fort, Riley and FrtiL'av
onworth, In, both of -the adjacent clttyi
liquor is openly spld. J
Mr; Dinwiddle'. Not now,
.Mr. Woolley. Not now; . 1
Mr. McClcllan. If It Is not s,od now
It was at a very recent tlmo.
Mr. Dinwiddle. We ufo living In a
different tlmo now. ' -
Mr. McClnllan. That statement munt
appiy to a recent uaio, .ijien, it mat, is
not the cobo now. I' know'I 'stopped
In Iowa on my way East and spent ri
week in ono of tho prohibition , towns
There is a reason
behind the -growth of
our business, which
summed up, simply
The sttisfection begins
with the purchase of
the suit, and lasts
through the long, wear
of the garment. But
to guard against mis
takes, we say and give
"Money back to the
customer who wants
In Iowa, and the saloons wero selling
liquor thero openly,, and they did not
even havo screens before the' doors.
Mr, Dinwiddle,- Will you permit me
to interrupt yoif, for pne minute?
X Mr.,McClellan: Certainly, j:
'.Mr. Dinwiddle. Iowa U not a pro
hibition Stitto, a'nd tho Iaw of' (own Is
j?ry much like' tho organic act of Ha
wall that .lirphlbltlon shall' be the
law thcrot'lfcicepTKs'modlflbl'by not
(J( thq assembly;-' and they have mod
ified It' In a number of places. They
illow saloons In many sections of
lOwn. ' ' t
Mr. McClellan. With respect to tho
question whether or not such a law
thould be applied to Hawaii, It seems
to me that the' position of tho Dele
gate In his brlof Is a reasonable one,
namely, that Congress having' first
looked over thfs flald, having looked,
Into the- qucstlpn, and having consid
ered It serfously'both before anil when
the organic, act was framed, and hav
lag decided specifically Id give tho
power of legislation on this subject to
the- local legislature, therefore thero
la no occasion for Congress 'til act .un
til such ilme as It may bo shown that
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the legislature. Is unable to copo with
tho situation. .
It seems to mo that a fair consideration-
of this question brings It down
to thlss Is tho legislature of HawjULi
a reasonably' cnpablo and reliable,
body? Ar tho people of. Hawaii cap
able of legislating for themselves?,
Tho implication and tho direct state
ment ot Mr. Woolley Is, to tho con;
trary. I read from his argument be
fore this' committee at a previous
So tho point I make about., this U
that tho'' native legislature, wlth'ha
pressure that Is bearing upon It-all tho
tlmo, Is unablo to deal .wisely with tho
liquor problem In tbo Islands.-
That Is a perfectly frank, statement
I take- It, of his position. Now, what,
aro tho facts; In 1907 a liquor law
was brought forward by tho temper-,
anco people,, who had, been orgauluxl
for that purpose and, who had carried
on a vigorous campaign to that end.
-That law was brouelit before, tho leg
islature and. was vigorously combated
by the liquor Interests, In splto of the
opposition ot the liquor Interests., that
law was written Into tho statute books
Sale Clearance Sale
of tho Territory of Hawaii, and aftec .
It, was written .Into tlie stauto books,
Mr. Woolley hlnisolf, as he stated tn
you this morning, pronounced It to bu
tho best license liquor law he had over
nown of In tho United States. Tliat
Is high pralio coming from that quar'
.Now, gentleman, that Is tho law
which Is In effect In (ho Territory of
Hawal today. It lins a great many1 '
restrictions, and I think I should re-'
fer io some of the main ones. '
It provides, first, that thero shall
be a distinct ! lcenso board In each
county, which shall havo nbsoluto pow
er, authority, .and discretion to grant,
rofuso, suspend, revoke, regulate, and
control .llcepso to sell Intoxicating
It further provides that written con;"
eint ,fn Ihn crantlnir nf Itpenspa must
bo obtained from a- majority of tlia:jP-i
owners; o allho real estato situated .jj
witnin no root, or- tno proposed lo
cation, If within one-halt mllo ot a
first or. second class post-office. Out
sltdo tho, one-half mllo radius a ma
Continued on Paw 4. (
ca; whether, la vlow ot the powers
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