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RVKNINO BULLETIN, HONOLULU T, II., MONDAY, MAY 21, 1910.
AILY and WEEKLY Published byBDllETIN JUBLISHIKQ C0 LTD.
it 120 Kin Street, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
Daily erery day except 8unday. Weekly issued on Tueiday of each week.
MEMBER OF THE
tVallao R. Parrlnaton,
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, CIRCULATION LARQEST OP ANY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED
in the Territory of Hawaii.
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We mistake the gratuitous bless-
lnjrs of Heaven for the fruits of our
, own industry. L'Estrange.
A candidate for a State offlco In
vulvas uu iue iwpuuiican iicnei una
the following verse conspicuously ills -
liiayw ou ins urn wuert) ue can see
it all the tltn:
Karly to bed,
And early to rise,
Work like Helen,
If the Protflbltlonlits can,- claim
this as one good Yeiult of Prohibition
. -lo Kansas, we shill hae trL-adnilt
tnat wieir cause nas scored one thing
MR. MAPLES AND THE' STORES.-
Mr. Maple of I'uuneno writes a
very Interesting letter on the labor-'
era view of the recent order that
plantation stores shall sell, certain
goods at cost. Theoretically, Ms P
sltlon Is all right, but he floes i9t?llvod In Maine any length of time
appear to think of the fact'YhatUhe'kiiows to be false nnd"hcrefore fool-
power to sell at cost carries .with it
the power to declare a resumption
of profit-taking prices, nfterithp.ln-'.people
dependent trader has given up. The
11 u 1 1 e 1 1 n Is Informed that ono
establishment of aul pays fifteen
per cent, more for a certain grade of
goods In order that the transaction
may pass through a San Francisco
agency Instead of a Honolulu juer
chandise house that holds a local
agency. Orantlng this to be' true,
,we assume that the plantation labori
er has to pay his sharo of that extra
percentage, and San Francisco, not
Honolulu nor Hllo nor Lahalna nor
Kabulul, gets the benefit of trnde In
that particular commodity.
When Incidents of this character
are brought to the attention pf the
rt u 1 1 e 1 1 u, this paper can uot fall
to be reminded that the philanthropy
may not last forever. As the matter
now stands, a more complete state;
ment Is to be given out by hejjlant
ers; Association, ai.d the MCfchitntir
Association also Intends to pre&bnMts
side of the case very fully;. The let.
ter of Mr. Maples, as representing
the laborer, is therefore very time
ly, and when all sides of tne ques
tion are thoroughly reviewed, the
conclusion enn not fall to be very
beneficial to all.
Prom what can be learned at pres
ent, the tendency seems to be toward
wiping out competition that is sup
Ii(5gd to be the consumer's hope. Per
haps Standard Oil was once hailed
as, a philanthropic Institution when
selling below ctst. Hut tho eventual
result was the elimination of Inde-j
pendents and finally higher prices to
the consumer. We are satisfied that
the Hawaiian Planters' Association
has no Intention of working the
Standard Oil game In Hawaii, but It
lir qufte proper 'to guard against the
possibility of quietly slipping Into a
similar situation, though (moved by
the best of Intentions.
; MAINE AS A PROHIBITION
v Two articles on Prohibition In
Maine have been given local public
Ify In support of the cause of Prohl.
bltlon In Hawaii. Each has occupied
iir inucn space to declare in enect tnat
'in le Prohibitory law of Maine doesn't
amount to anything from a prohlbl
tbry standpoint, but they claim It Is
a very good law.
Each of there statements, has had
the approval of Governor llert M.
Kfernal'd. One carried bis signed ap
proval and the other Is written by
a) mau who says that Governor Ker
nald turned a lot of letters of In
quiry 'over to him to answer, and,
Jf after the article for the defense ot
; tBe law was written, Kernald ap-
" proved It.
. 'One can .almost hear .llert approv
ing these articles with a "Hooray,
boys; set 'em up again."
fFornald can make speeches. He
can write. It has not yet been ex
plained why he turns all the work of
uerenaing me juaiue "proniuition
iiw over to another ami then says
In effect, "Sure, 1 agree to anything
iThe most recent approval by proxy
PAYABLE IN ADVANCE.
hfr Sti Mouim 0 ,nu
fa Yet, njrwhtilti U.S ,. ., .ol
Pel Ynr anywhere n CanxU., I. Bo
HtrYoi in.tp.ld, loieUD 3.oo
ftnnered at th Pujtotfic ai llonotam
MAY 23, 1010
appeared In the- local morning paper
"d I" published as the work of
.Charles Edson Owen, who prepared It
I for the National Magazine. '
Two imnnrinni nninta t mnm..i
to tawn appear in that article,
, Flrst llg nmn numtg ,hn, tne ,n
crease of Industry In the Stato
hroiight a great number of newcom
ers to work In the lumber, pulp and
paper mills centering about Ilangor,
Maine. These people demanded liq
uor, and this resulted In the "Dan
gr pIan, nB ne caila It. and which
evenonn recnenl In nr .nfnrm.
meui t nn.
... , . , , ...
I Next he makcs referenco to the
hni.ren.inr. im.ri.t i....i .,
P,tate; tho transient population "four
hundred thousand strong" coming
from licence communities "would it
'be strange if their mingling with tho
people of Maine should break down
the prohibition sentiment?"
Than lie coes on to make the lmlil
Statement which ever one who has
Isle "The largest nnd best summer
hotels catering to the best class of
from nil sections have llttto!
temptation to violate the provisions
of the prohibitory law."
Ilert M. Kernald, the present Oov
ernor of Maine, is associated with
what are known as the nicker Inter
ests that control tho famous Poland
Springs hotels. It would be Interest
ing for Mr. Kernald to make an affi
davit as to whether the guests of
(he Poland Springs hotels have to run
very Jar to quench their thirst with
liquid more Intoxlcntlnc than Poland
The defender of the Malno prohibi
tion law admits that In Ilangor there
Is' practically no enforcement. Tho
same Is true of Watervllle, whero
Colbyt University Is located. The
same condition exists In Lewlston, a
manufacturing center; In Kockland,
a seaport town; In Portland, the city
trom which Mrs. L. M. N. Stevens
balls-- in lllddcford, another manu
facturing town; and so on down the
list of cities, and Including the small
towns as well. The only defense
thnt can possibly be put up In behalf
of these other cities and towns aa
against Bangor Is' that the barrooms
may be raided a little more frequent
ly and thus turn In more revenue
to the public treasury, or, in tho
hotels, the liquor may be served in
a special room, Instead of over a bar
In the basement.
The fact as brought out by this
man Owen Is that employes of tho
growing Industries require liquor,
and the Prohibition neonle ot the
Prohibition State ot Maine recognize
this so fully that they don't enforce
the law. They regulate the trafflc,
In other words, by simply snapping
their fingers nt tho mass ot prohibi
tory law on the statute books.
That Is the sort ot prohibition that
Woolley nnd those jy.ho pay him
would have saddled upon Hawaii.
As for the tourist resorts, It has
Vet ta lift rennrliT.l (tint tint Inrcn
tourist centers of the State of Maine1
bnvo ever suffered a serious dry timo
since the summer tpurlsts and win
ter sportsmen began to move In that
Prohibition may' bo. so far observ-J
ea Dy some oi tne hotels that liquor
Is not served, at the table on special
order "from private stock," but
Charles Edson Owen making a tour
of the large hostelrles of the State
of Maine would have great difficulty
In finding hotels with "not a drop,
111 the house." while Yia wnttlri Ami
a iong list with either a bar In the!
basement or a back room to which
he would be directed by the hotel
clerk or the bellboy. 1
Owen writes, "We are assured that
the summer residents of Bar Har-1
bor nre In entire accord with tho
local officers In the strict enforce
ment of the prohibitory law." "As
sured" Is good; "strict enforcement"
What he means Is that there mnv
not be so many open4 hotel bars In
liar Harbor as there are In Bangor.
After telling of the vnrletles of
Prohibition enforcement, this man
Owen turns to the Sturgls law, under
which the Governor of tho Gtato np.
points an onforii'iiient commission
authorized to name deputies who
mny go Into any city or town In the
Stnte nnd nrrcst liquor .sellers and
destroy contraband liquor irrespec
tlve of tho locul county officials.
That law was passed during the
administration of Governor William
T. Cobb, who Is now a candidate to
succeed United Stntes Senator Hale,
nnd, Incidentally, a close personal as
well as political friend of former
Congressman Charles E LlttleOeld
Mr. Colib, when he took ofllco, knew
as well as every other Intelligent
citizen of tho state of Maine that
Prohibition Is u farce. So ho started
out under the Sturgls law to en
forco a small measure of the prohib
The result was that Mr. Cobb's
plurality of 25,000 votes by which
he was elected in 1904 was reduced
to 7838 when he came up for reelec
tion In 190C; this was the same year
that Maine gave Taft a plurality at
31,1.84. furthermore, Oovernor llert
M. Kernald, who followed Oovernor
Cobb, was elected by a plurality of
7C35 votes, falling to come up to the
reduced figures of Oovernor Cobb's
second election. In 1902 the Pro
hibitionists of Maine cast a tote of
437C; In 190S their total vote was
143G. Uvcn the Prohibitionists seem
to sicken of tho farce. Is there any
wonder Unit Senator Hale, In his let
tor of withdrawal from the race for
United States Senator, Issued a sol
emn warning against the danger or
Maine going Into other political
hands than the Republicans', who
have sponsored the Sturgls law? Let
it be remembered that the opponents
who have cut down the Republican
strength, stand for resubmission of
tho Prohibition question.
The Sturgls Commission wag not
worked ory hard during the second
term of Mr. Cobb, and It Is reported
that when, during the latter days of
his administration, Mr. Cobb was the
guest of honor at the Pine Tree Club
In Boston, he remarked with -some,
feeling, "To hell with the Sturgls
law." It was the nrlvato remark to
n frle,lu n a club, and should not
nBVe be" rePeated, but there nre
nllmy ,8W people in me state or
Ma,ne wll llon't uclleve that the
C0Inmenl cnn,e straight from the
"eart of one of ,ho most clenrheod-
ed, refined, Intelligent, honest, tern-
. -.. . ...... n ... .. I
. . .. V,8U.VjUyer"ur? """ w,B.Thorndlke Hotel of Rockland, the
State of Maine has ever had at tho Ulmw00(, i,pllt8 or watervllle, rill
linnrf nf Ira nfYnlrc I 1 . T T .
head of Its affairs.
Ilert M. Kernald may endorso Pro
hibition by proxy, but he isn't caus
ing the Sturgls Commission of his
administration to work overtime in
enforcing the law.
Uecause he knows that should ho
do so he would endanger the Itepub
llcan control ot the State. He knows
that public opinion docs not support
the enforcement ot the Prohibition
law, nnd so ho gives his attention to
other things and writes his prohlbl
tlon articles by proxy.
Tho proxy in this Instanco says,
umong other things, 'The proprietor
ot a fashionable hotel or drug store
serves his sentence in Jail for vio
lating the liquor law, Juut as any
other criminal would do."
After reading this, an ono who
has been in Maine wonders whether
this particular Kernald proxy Is n
knave or a fool. History does not
record that the Chaplns, tho nrlsto
cratlc proprietors of the aristocratic
Ilangor House, ever spent any mo
ments In Jail or were ever threaten
ed with appearance In the police
court; nor Is anyone ordinarily turn
ed away from the Ilangor Housu
thirsty. Proprietors of the famous
Kalmouth Hotel In Portland, the
Preble House of (the same city, the
Manoa Valley ,.t
Improved and unimnroved proner
ty in Manoa, Kaimuki, Falolo and
To buy a small house and lot in
Fort and Merchant Streets
HOUSES FOR RENT
Karachameha IV. Road
Anapuni Street ,
Kaimuki, 12th Avenue
Kinau and Pensacola
Call at our office, 010 Fort street for further informa
tion, and ask to see our list of Furnished Houses.
Trent Trust Co., Ltd.
Ten (10) Room
Modern1 and in Best of
Largo Grounds (45,000 sq.
ft.), Growing Trees, Garden,
Chicken Corrals, etc. .
Entire grounds all fenced
and well Improved.
Bishop Trust Co., Ltd.
arjBtocratlcJpteh, owned by the best
lieoplojof the city these proprietors
have never decorated the police court
records, nor spent n night In Jail,
li must be admitted, however, thnt
the man behind tho bar In these ho.
teln has with remarkable regularity
been toted off to the police court and
there fined, the cost to the hotel
being less In the long run than the
expense under high license. A list
ot drug store owners of the same type
could be given. Sometimes an ex
ample Is made ot a clerk who Is sup
posed to take appearance In court
as a part of the Inbor for which ho
gots his week's wages. ,
What hns all this to do with Ha
Simply this: Thnt the Intelligent borers Is nonoMoo large, und goner
neonle of the State of Maine, with ally determined to scnlo (heir dlvl-
all their prohibitory laws, have como
to learn that thriving industry do-
mands alcoholic beverages In one
form or another; also that tourists
from license Btnteg demand alcoholic
. . , .. i '
In order to meet this demnnd,
Mali.e lets Its Piohlbltlon law go by
Mm Knn rH
wio uuhiu. i
Hawaii has the thriving Industries
operated by a population far more
mandatory than Maine laboring peo-
pie In their demand for alcohollciiev-
' Keep on your desk a pad of blanks
for messages by
On Sunday mornings the office is
open irom eight until ten.
erages nnd, incidentally, more mod
erate in the use.
Hawaii also has or hopes to have
tourists from nil parts of the world,
and nlnehundred and ninety-nine of
every thousand are accustomed 'to or
demand alcoholic beverages.
Maine has transferred Its liquor
traffic from tho licensed place to the
hotel, the drug store and the blind
pig. These nre periodically raided
for conscience's sake and for revenue.
Hnwall has now n license law uu
der which It has better control of
tho liquor traffic than Maine; It has
a law that Is more responsive to the
strict enforcement sentiment than
tho Prohibition law of the Stnte of
Hawaii could do Itself no greater
Injury than to sacrifice a good law
for n miserable' forco that Is now
pioposed by the Prohibitionists.
ANOTHER SIDE OF .
Editor Weekly D u 1 1 e 1 1 n : Your
paper Is so generally fair towards all
sides that It was with a pang of sur
prise and regret that I read your edi
torial In jour laBt issue May IX on
"I'lnittutlon Stores and Co-operation,"
In opposition to tho policy of selling
necessaries at cost. As one of your
renders whom jou would pinch, I
can not refrain from a word ot pro
It Is no business of mine to offer n
defense for Ihe action of tho planters.
If, from a sense of Justice, they have
concluded that tho wage of their la.
, - ..- - ...... .
londs in order to Increaso tho Indume
ol "lc'r nanus uy censing to ctmrgo
,ncm a Pru,lt on their dally bread and
,ncat- ,he kindness of that action must
fPcak for Belf- " theyinve thought
" B011 P"cy to offer their help some
iiiuuceiiii-iK iu uo exienneu some
chnnri , ,,, mr , . ,fc
frlu of the ,U ,
tntist Rfwnk fnr llanlf
As to tlKUiicrchunt "the Indenentl-
ent trader" ho has defense In your
position. But I have no nuarrcl with
him. He wants to sell his goods. Ho
desires to make his living out, ot tho
proms; nut n tho customer may gel
thoso snme goods clsowhOro without
pa j lug him those, profits, what right
of quarrel has he with tho customer?
This bilngs im to tho question: Is
thoio n legal, moral, or economical
obligation resting upon the comma
nlty or. In this cnse upon tho plan,
tation laborer and employO to sup.
port tbo Independent trader or any
other trader? Aro tho "Independent
stores and supply houses" public or
charltabla Institutions with some spe
cial right to levy trlbuto for their ox
Utenco? This Is whore your position
'would seem to lead. Now, If there
were some possibility or even sug
gestion in the case of Its being n
move of combined capital to smother
competition and croate monopoly, then
there might be ground for opposition.
But whether at the suggestion of tho
Oovornor or upon their own Initiative
It scorns to have been understood
clearly that the reductions, made by
tho plantation states were primarily
for the benefit of the plantation em
ployes. In the absence of Information
one may doubt whether the outside
trado was considered. Besides, the
cut in prices not going to all classes
of goods, but to necessaries, does not
Bhow much Intention to cripple tho
Independents, Whether "tho sltua
tlon was canvassed" ns to "tho ultl
matu effect" on thoso traders or not,
It did not need such n canvass of tho
"ultimate effect" on the laborers, who
by all rules ot reason will b bettor
satisfied by teeing saved from tho
Btorn on pay day any Utile additions
to their hoard for a rainy day, sick
nesa and Infirmities ot ago.
Your proposal of en operation doos
not seem practicable. It would very
( 4 "
likely bo too multifarious and compli
cated In bo understood by tho com
mon folk, or attract their attention.
The plain, simple nnd honest plan nf
Just leaving those profits in the hinds
(or pockets) of the tollers and pro
ducers Is best.
Tho purpose expressed In another
of jou columns of Invoking tho Sher
man law certainly goes the limit!
Surely that statesman would "turn
In his grnvo" if ho could know to
"what strange uses" his statute is
sought to be put a law whoso spirit
Is to prevent high prices, now to bo
(.called In to establish them! Yet that
Ik not so Blrnngo when we remember
thnt oven the Illble has been iriade to
support nil kinds of theories, and do
tho meanest service. s
Now, Mr. Editor, you nre looked Uv
on by a great many laborers. If not
ns their champion,, at least as an
nrbltcr, and I am sure that In express
ing my own wish I voice thclr.B also,
that you will not sit down too hard
upon n matter thnt touches the heart
"through" both "tho pocket" and (ho
S. It. MAPLES,
Punnene, Maul, May 18, 1910.
ONE NOT LISTED
Editor Evening II u 1 1 o 1 1 n:
Tho published list of 13G name
ot members of the prohibition cam
palgn appearing this morning In tho
Advertiser Is a most entertaining ad.
dltlon to the gaiety of the commu
nity, or, 1 think, very many people
will find it so on careful perusal and
study. Just what Is expected of this
committee will bo Interesting to flnu
out. It Is announced that It will
hold a meeting next week and select
an executive committee, whereupon
what will be left for the general
committee to do?
Does It not appear to be a case of
gathering together an exhibition of
some prominent men, Borne more or
less prominent men, and some men
not prominent at 0,11, for the express
purpose ot making an Imprebston, a
sort of threatening array against the
multitudinous nntfprohibltlonlsts? Is
this listing ot the aforesaid 13C a
sort of grandstand play? In plnln
language, with all due respect to a
number ot most estimable gentlemen
whose names are on tne list, is It
not a great, big blurt on the part or
the prohibitionists? Is It to be con
sidered for a moment that the entire
136 aro going to vote for prohibition?
I grant ou, that perhaps the ocjd
thirty-five will vote for prohibition,
hut I believe It wodld be a good
wager to bet that abount n hundred
of the number will either not vote
at all at the plebiscite or else will
vote against prohibition.
AN "UNLISTED" CITIZEN.
Honolulu, Mny 21.
WAS HOST FOU ROBINSONS
During the timo the Korea was In
port on Saturday M. f Prosser acted
as host to Douglas noblnson and his
family showing them around tho city
nnd tho points of Interest possible to
itdch during tho shoit timo the vessel
was In port.
Alter whirling nround Honolulu Mr
Prosser look tho Robinsons and Gov-
cit,or and Mrs. Krear on an automn-
bllo trip around tho Island arriving
hack In the city shortly bctoro the
tailing of the Korea at five in tho after,
MURDER TRIAL .
This morning nt the pollco court
loela Andrews, tho Hawaiian who Is
alleged to have kilted Alec. Garner last
week, was charged with murder. Ho
wns defended by Leon M. Strauss, who
entered a plea of not guilty nnd de
manded n hearing beforo Judge An-
drade. The case wast sent otor till
tomorrow morning at tho request of
WHEN you purchase a fine
Watch, you want one
that will last for
years; one that will
give satisfaction under all
conditions. Howard watches
have the reputation of beln
accurate timekeepers, and,
with the nroper care, will
last a lifetime or longer.
They cost a little more than
other makes of watches, but
they are worth more. We sell
Howards at the factory price,
and have a large stock on
hand at all times.
H. F. Wichman
& Co.. Ltd.,
l.'itotiv. ..ifoji,. .Ua,.
Tho woman on tbo right never
used Ayer's Hair Vigor. She neg
lected her hair, tnd now herself Buf
fers from neglect. On tho contrary,
tho woman on tho left has always
used Ayer's Hair Vigor, and owes
to it much of her youthful appcar
anco and attractiveness.
produces beautiful hair. Long,
rich, heavy hair. Soft nnd silky
hair, froo from dandruff.
FrtitrW kr Dr. I. C knr k Ct.. Ivnt, Km.. U.S..
ONE MORE CONVICT
Louis Maetini Walks Off
Another prisoner has escaped
ffrom a prison gang nnd tho police
nre out looking (or him. This morn
ing Prison I.una Keki took his gang
to tile old llshmnrket and started
them to work cutting grass and
cleaning up! Louis Martini, a Porto
Iltcan, who Is serving olio jear for
vagrancy, was one oKthe gaii(? nnd
up till half-past eight he was work,
lug all right. Shortly after that
time tho warder missed Louis, and
the hue ami cry started up.
1na' few mlnuteii'tlii escaped pris
oner's blouse was found behind a
pillar, but that wns all.' Once the
blouse Is removed, a county prisoner
looks like nny other man, and, at
tired In a white undershirt nnd blue
overalls, a prisoner would attract no
The alarm was turned Into tho po
lice station, and several officers ut
once were sent out by the sheriff lo
look for the man who has evidently
Joined .tho firm of Duck Soon ic
At tho request Into the caiuo of
tho death of Ana, u Hawaiian, a ver
dict ot accidental death was returned
by tho coroners Jury last night. Tho
man died from tho effects of a rail
that occurred last week It appears
that.ho came homo drunk and In shap
ing up to fight his wire ho fell on a
cess pool and fractured his skull..
II. B. M. Consul Halph G. E. Forstor
In a letter to Governor Walter lYenr
has expressed the appreciation ot tho
British government for tho general ob
servance in Honolulu of tho death of
King Edward VII, nnd tho largo nt
tendance at the memorial services held
In honor of the lato sovereign at tho
If mixed with milk instoad ot wn
ter, mustard will not et drv imt
will keep nice tfnd fresh until It la
all used up.
Some of our first Impressions wero
made by mother's slipper.
HOW does it hap
pen that the
sale of Ivory
Soap is sr great?
Is it better than other
Is it purer? Yes.
Is it cheaper? Yes.
There you have it
Ivory Soap combines,
as no other soap does,
tho three all-important
essentials of Good Value,
Purity and Economy.
99to Per Cent. Pure