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EVRK1N0 M7IXET1N, HONOLULU-, T. !t TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 1010.
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Be sure that' straightforwardness
is more than a match at last for all
the involved windings of deceit.
F. W. Robertson.
You enn shako your list at
comet now with perfect safety.
There Isn't much doubt of how
tho Hawaiian-American,, will vote on
Woolley ami Woollcylsm.
J.et the law rcverso tho usual or
der or things, and run down a few
of thu Joy-rldors and "others."
If you happen to ho alive at the
next visit of lln'lcy's comet, you will
witness things far more Interesting
than tho comet.
Mr. McLean's response to Mr. Van.
Vnlkonberg shows conclusively, thai
private Interests have worked for
the extension ot the Interstate com
merco laws to the water transporta
tion of Hawaii. Now, tho commu
nity should not allow Itself to ho
made a victim of a war between private-
Interests, especially when the
proposals Involved In the clash arc
radical departures from the usual
order of things throughout the coun,
tr,v. Hawaii sljould go very slow Iti
approving special legislation, or any.
legislation, for that matter, without
ii. careful and thorough Investiga
tion. Let the Interstate commerce1
law extension wait until tho commU;.
nlty can learn where it will stand
under the new scheme. Let the
peoplo do their own regulating and
then tho private Interests will do o
they should do serve the commit-"
ENEMIES OF HONOLULU
How much longer must the people
of this city be held at tho mercy of
the coterlo of, officials who net their
Ideas above the Judgment and delib
erate conclusions of an overwhelm
ing majority of our citizens ustnlly
classed as blessed with average In.
How much longer Is the construc
tion of a much-needed Federal build
log to ho delayed and tho progress
of the city, to say nothing of the
convenience of public officers and the
public generally, to be retarded and
Tho latest letter from Secretary
McClollan on tho Federal building
bKh proves very conclusively that the
enemies of Honolulu are still at
work In Washington. They have
been given n demonstration of where
they stand In tho estimation of the
pcopln of this city and thoy have
kept aulet locally beyond a few pom
pous boasts that their swelling con.
celt could not control. Hut they nro
obviously still at work In Washing
ton. Tho 11 u 1 1 e 1 1 n ngrccg with
those who believe that tho proposal
to oxtend the Federal building slto
to' Fort street is not made in good
Tho situation Is Just this: The
Tho following editorial from the
Commercial Appeal of Memphis ot
May 15 has been handed to tho Hul
lo 1 1 n for tho Information of tho peo
plo who think that Prohibition has'
met with uny'mcasuro ot success in
tho State of Tennessee:
In an nddrcss delivered boforo a
body ot students' recently at Jackson,
Mr, I. D. Tlgrett discussed the influ
ence of newspapers on law enforce
men In u way that Is most Interest
ing. If the position Mr. Tlgrett took Is
solid, then, Indeed, tremendous Is the
responsibility of .the. newspapers.
Mr. Tlgrott Is n man of affaire, of
high personal character and what ho
has to Buy onuny subject must com
mand respect;) i
Mr. Tiisroltl nalil Dint tfi of tho1
foremost opponents of tho statewide
femperance measure wore The Com
mercial Appeal and tho' Nashville
aw. American, i. It
PAYABLE IN ADVANCE.
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Pr Yew, inpibert a Ci-nidi,., I. no
PerYctr poalptld, foteifn 3.00
lotcrtd tt tht Potoffie at Hooolnia
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.JUNE 7, 1910
city ot Honolulu Is being held up to
satisfy tho whims of a little circle
of people who think they know rhoro
about the convenience and comfort
and civic pride of the citizens of Ho
nolulu than the citizens themselves.
Honolulu has Just one response on
the Federal building matter Go
ahead with your building; Btop this
Jockeying, this doublo dealing and
THAT SELFISH INTEREST
"Which side Is disinterested?"
asks tho Prohibition Mother of
The man of this Territory who Is
not interested In the outcome of the
July plebiscite is not worthy tho
name or tho honor or tho privilege
of American citizenship.
Tho voter of Hawaii not Interest
ed in the position the Territory Is
tq-take on the Prohibition Issue has
no proper, .sense, of his duty as n cit
izen. - .
Kvery man Is Interested In wheth
er this Territory shall go on record
as supporting tho secret campaign of
Wooltey In Washington, and further
Woolleylsms in Hawaii.
Kvery man Ib Interested or ought
to he In tho preservation of law and
o-der In this Territory, and the right
Every person who lias tho prlvl
lege of Iranchlso In theso Islands Is
lrUcratdJn whether this Territory
shall disgrace Itself by declaring for
a-Prohibitory theory that has every
u&rra.prnvedn-rarce, or demonstrate
Its strength of character by voting
"No'Snnd thereby uphold a law that
tiBsboeif develojjedrljr our own pen.
piOXio sun our own conditions.
Ot course, tho Prohibitionists and
their organ srfy that everyone who
Is working ngiiinst their cause is an
aid and Bupport.an .agent and work
er for tho low ilfve keeper and those
whose chief aim In life is to debauch
the character of men and the purity
Hut that sort of talk does not
carry any weight with tho average
citizen ot this Territory, who has as
much use for the Prohibition Moth
er of Blind Pigs as for the llllnd Pig
Average citizens ot Hawaii who
compose nine-tenths of the electorate
are personally and collectively Inter
ested In preventing tho radical Pro
hlbltlonlstB and tho radical dive
keepers from making this town and
this Territory a servllo victim of
That Is tho Interest, tho vital In
terest that will carry the Plebiscite
election against Prohibition, that
will discredit Woolley and the
schemers back of Woolley and that
will, after fthe election Is over, keep
tho Torrltory going forward In tho
even tenor of Its way, controlling tho
liquor traffic, regulating tho liquor
traffic, building up a law-abiding,
law-respecting and self-respecting
That Is the .selfish Interest Involv
ed In this campaign, and It would
be a happy day for Hawaii, If the
Woollcjr gang could .say "that they
are Inspired by as pure a motive.
"In my opinion," said Mr. Tlgrott,
discussing one ot Tho .Commercial
Appeal's attaches, and Mr, Preston,
ono' of tho principal owners ot tho
ffnahvillo Amorlcun, "thoy, nro men of
tho highest, chnractor and ability.
They are both men, of ability. Thoy
qre both,, men of principle, and prov
en sincerity, yet It seeraB to mo that
they, as well as others of their type,
nro unconsciously assisting; either by
n, doubtful protest, or a tnclt approv
al of the present anarchistic condi
tions In their cities, In an effort to'
tulnll their pre-election prophecy
that tho law would bo u failure. With
such nion, on either sjdo of. this torn
poranco question fighting vigorously
for law enforcement, I do not bejlovo
conditions "wnjitd exlst'ns thV-y are to
If Tho Commercial Appeal by act,
or .by argument, or editorial, could
securo the observance of tho luw to
he-letter In this city and in this com-
rharlsPM thanked And that they
wero. not M other men.
Prohibitionists appear to ho doing
tho same thing, Judging from tho
adulation -heaped upon thorn by their
organ and the struggle at tho same
time to" consign nil. who do not agree
with them to the sulphurous caul.
drqu .of.sejflsh, Ihlerustj ,
"Look upon this 'elf-sacrificing
crowd," says tho Prohibition organ.
See what wo are giving up for the
benefit of tho dear people."
And tho community, knowing the
crowd well, responds with n good-
As nearly as can be made out
through tho Hood of salt teams that
befogs the Prohibition issue ns pre
sented by tho morning Mother ot
llllnd Pigs, the Prohibitionists don't
want to talk about their platform
or "principles"; they don't want to
talk about the virtues ot Woolley and
Woollcylsm; they don't want to
dwell upon the false promises they
aro making to the Hnwallan and tho
Japanese and tho European. No.
They prefer to discuss tho selfish
ness and tho alleged cussedcess of
tho other follow.
That's what the Pharlseo has al
ways done, and the Prohibitionist ot
Hawaii seems to bo holding truo to
the character ot his prototype.
nut theso side Issues that tho Pro
hibition organ puts up to distract
attention from Its own weaknesses
aro not ot especial moment to the
people of this Territory.
What the voters nro to pass upon
Is the. proposed Prohibition law. The
question put up to them Is whether
they will ,vote "Yes" and exchango
an efficient and effective law for a
farco and a delusion,, or vote "No"
and thereby confirm the strength of
character of Hawaiian citizenship
and demonstrate Its ability to work
out Hawaii's problems In a careful,
Intelligent and common sense man
Since the keynote of the Prohibi
tion campaign In Hawaii sounded by
Woolley shuffled all opposed to the
Prohibitionists Into tho general pot
of "Against us nro only tho guerril
las ot evil and timidity," there are
mighty few Intelligent persons who
havo tho temerity to deny that Pro
hibitionists, while boasting that they
are not as .other mcni havo proved
thclt rLght to be considered ns at
once dishonest In their statements
and exemplifying hypocrisy ot tho
purest typp. , ,, , , ,
HOI FOR ASKING SPELL.
Tho Morning Misrepresentation
must bo having a series ot sinking
spells all by Its lonely. It hasn't pro
duced thoso promised 100 Interviews
munlty, the paper would be found
doing these things. .
The Commercial Appeal did make
a pro-election prophecy that the pro
hibition law 'would bo u fatluro.
The reasons for making this
prophecy were so fundamental that
we believe they would appeal to tho
mind ot any man who would give
that subjoct cnlm consideration.
Though tho prohibition law ns to
Memphis Is a failure, Tho Commer
cial Appeal does not rejoice in say
ing "we told you so."
Indeed,, wo would have been glad
to havo printed tho fact that our
prohibition prophccleB wero wrong.
Evory'ono has prldo of opinion, but
poor, Indoed, Is tho mental quality ot
that man who would want to see any
thing fall for tho single reason tlint
FOR RENT: . ,
Manoa Valley 3 $40
Matlock Avenue 2 - 25
Matlock Avenue 3 30
y Alexander Street :5 ,60
7 Lunalilo, Street ,...3 '25
Nuuanu Street 7 60'
Manoa Valley 3 60
Young Street ....... .,2 , 30
! , FOR, SALE: ' j; b,
. Improved and unimproved proner
ty in Manoa,, Kaimuki, Palolo and
To buy a small house and lot in
Home for sAtl
.This property consisis of a mod
ern Broom bungalow, on car line.
Modern plumbing; finishing is in
natural wood, Lot contains about
10,000 square feet; alligator pear
trees, mango trees and orange trees
were planted some years ago and are
now bearing. Artesian water is se
cured in, abundance and at a nom
inal rate from private artesian well
in adjoining lot, This bargain is
only for a short time.
Trent Trust Co., Ltd.
It's a treat comfort to know that
you can communicate with friends
at sea and on thes other Islands by
Office .open on Sunday from 8 to
10 a. m.
on "Why I Favor Dossing tho Other
Follow' It docBii't seem to, bo ablo
o strlko tho Old Hundred tuno ot all;
for tho very excellent reason that
Isn't one- grand sweet harmonious
chorus with tho one-doublo-0 phalanx.
It may be that tho sounds of revelry
or of misery by day and by night from
Committeeman Magoon's Magoon
block and Committeeman Richards'
Camp 2 Joints havo broken somo of
tho strings of tho harp that onco
through Woolley's winding ways well
ed wishes ot a permanent engagement
In this Dear Hawaii with trips to the
"States" or "back homo" now and
Oh, thoso Interviews. Thcro was
Chief Justice and Gen. llartwell, lov
able, merry old soul. Ho said that
ho had used the vile stuff for halt a
century,, but was willing to Be tho
experiment ot prohibition tried. No
body dares serve nn Injunction on
him If lie, wishes to try' It. Far be It
from anyone to suggest that ho; a(
his age, bo forbidden to dabblo in tho
field ot experimentation physical or
Then there Is that blase man ot
the world Mr. Crane, Manager of tho
Oazetto Company, sated with sights
of tho globe, plump with picture show
lore, filled to overflowing with Infor
mation on that vast land known as tho
ho said it would fall.
When tho prohibition law was
pnSBcd and applied to Shelby county,
Tho Commercial Appeal Insisted, that
the authorities should enforce it.
The city ot Memphis at that time
was under the control i of officials that
had been friendly to tho candidacy of
Senator Carmnck and had bitterly
At yesterday's mojH meeting, held
at tha court house,, upholding tho
action of Heard, Nell and Shields,
and condemning Govornor Pottorson,
three ot tho same rulers of Memphis
at tho tlmo prohibition bocamo a law.
wero present and gavo active eomfort
to tho committee, on resolutions.
Tho political 'enemies of Governor
Patterson then In office. In Mem
phis did not attempt1 to enforce the
Merchant Streeti ( . .-tyf .
Ten (10) Room
Modern and in Best of
Largo Grounds (45,000 sq.
ft.), Growing Trees, Garden,
Chicken Corrals, etc.
Entire grounds all fenced
and well Improved.
leeward sldo of Oahu In fine, a mem
ber In good standing of that unique,
broad minded sober, safe, and sane
grout) of resilient cuddlnir thn iimml
bifast, that they havo never been fur
ther , Trout the corner of Fort and
King streets than Diamond Head, Oh.
but he's tho white-haired boy on
knowledgo and experience on how to
poll-parrot. He Is willing to see tho
experiment of prohibition tried yes,
eutlrcl) to experiment with
the prop..,. ..ghts and tho buslnoss
jio.isessioni. uf other people to the
levor"i! of ho Judgment ot men who
ha I "d 1 1 so called prohibition com
tnu i.ui know that their exis
tence spells lawlessness. .He's like
Artemus Ward,, who felt thnti tho ro
'hellion should bo put down, oven If
ho had to sacrifice every relative ho
hod. Only Mr. Crane doesn't want
any experimenting with anything he's
Interested in.. Not much.
Of course with ,Mr. Rath, .superin
tendent ot Palama Settlement, It was
simply a caso of Hound Robin. He
knows or ought to know, that his busi
ness la attending ,to his own busi
ness. Management ot tho Settlement
Is ono man's whole Job, and James
A. will probably stick right on tho aa
Tho hat pin brlgado has votod to bo
silent. Goo, whiz, what a task they
havo made for themselves. This' will
bo tho most famous .silence that ever
happened. It reminds one of tbo Irish
man In ,tho flro company meeting who
doclared he would havo pcaco, It ho
had to lick every man In tho room.
If tho suffragotto leaders over hoar of
that silence' thoy will send an1 cm.
hnssy to Hawaii. If It becomes noised
abroad a truly largo numbor of peoplo
will become Interested In It.
Woolloy? He's having a bully Umo
chasing hlmsolf around, tho Islands
trying to make tbo natlvo bollovo that
ho didn't say at Washington tbo things
that ho really did say. And lie's tho
lad with tho nerve-, too. He's giv
ing his "harrpl speeches on Prohibi
tion in the faco.ot the announcement
by himself whon ho struck Hawaii
that ho was ilone with prohibition
And now tor u whole lot, of .sinking,
spells In and about, tho neighborhood,
of the Morning Misrepresentation:. ."
prohibition law-Jn this city,'
Wo bcllovo1 thnt Tho Commercial
Appeal was nlono In. demanding that!
tho law bo ontorcod. Wo know ot no.
other declaration for the enforcement,
qt the prohibition law, -exoopt that
which wob In this paper, for six
months after It went Into effect.
Nor for six months was there nn
effort on the part of the citizens' to'
secure the enforcement of the law.
That effort was In tho nature of
mass meeting hold on Sunday after
noon ut the Lyceum theater.
Not, during the six months, ot May
or Malono's administration was a
single public meeting held.
A delonllon railed upon Mayor
'Crump nnd what ho said to, the' del
egation Is a part ot the current polit
Wo had 'u cumpulgn for criminal
court Judges, and not one of, tho'can
dldates said, "If I nm elected, I will
put the saloon out of .business, or
We bad several candidates for nt-torncy-gencrnl,
and not one ot them
said, "It I nm elected, I will attempt
to close up tho liquor shops In Mem
, Iow, wo do not clto these Incidents
ns reasons Justifying the violation of
tho prohibition law. We simply call
attention to them, In order to show
tho frnmo of mind of tho people. ,
In Nashville there Is n paper of
tvlde circulation which, day In and
day out, demands the enforcement of
the prohibition lnw In that city, and
yet that demand' falls upon deaf ears.
In another part of his address, Mr.,
Tlgrett says that no ono has the right
to Ignore tho law because he does
not approve tbo law.
In this Mr. Tlgrott Is correct.
Every law that Is on the statute
books .binds people, but you cannot
lcglslata an absurdity into a verity.,
You cannot, by net ot law, make
an Impossible, thing possible.
You cannot, by statute, destroy a
man's nppctlto for a thing which it
Whon tho stntewlde people passed
tho bill and applied It to 'Memphis,
thoy passed a Jaw that was absurd,
becauso It was based upon a condi
tion lmposslbo to bo filled.
There is n law against a certain
class of resorts that have existed In
all cities since man became a sinner.
Tho lnw commands that these
places bo extirpated,, and yet these
places exist, and havo existed for n
What can the law do with them
It can regulate them.
It can reduce tho evil they will do
to tho community.'
It enn set them In districts, and
warn people to g6 not Into theso
plnces because they are tho abode of
Tho, inhibition law, Is n failure In
Memphis, ns It has been in every
largo city in the- United States.
it were better to regulqte tho
liquor traffic than' to outlaw It,, be
cause by outlawing It you cannot kill
Those who passed the prohibition
law, and forced It on tbo city ot Mem
phis, did this, city, unconsciously, we
admit, a great wrong.
They mado tho violation ot law
a permanent custom.
In a maBs meeting at tho Lyceum
theater, Judge McCall estimated that
35,000 drinks were sold every day In
Memphis, and Judge McCall said that
this meant 3!,000 violations of the
The result of this Is that tho viola
tion of the law In ono respect leads
to a lack of respect for nil law, and
for the machinery of the law.
A prominent educator In this city,
who has 200 boys In his school, said
to the writer not long ago, that the
young boys were so Impressed with
the failure ot tho prohibition law,
that thoy said that It men violated
ono law, they were encouraged to
violate other laws.
In a word, one can Imagine what.
the flagrant violation of the liquor
lnw( or any other luw, could have up
on the forming mind of any boy.
We do not know what the future
holds In storo for. us. We aro so busy
flying ut each othor's throats, be
causo ot tho quarrel betwoen tho
judges and tho state committee, and
fighting over other questions based
upon personal and political hatred,
that ,we are forgetting the things In'
this stnte that need tho careful atten
tion of tho best thought In tha state,
Tho fact Is, tho best ot Us seem to
havo lost our capacity for calm rea
It you are looking for a
suitable gift for a lady, we
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We particularly mention our
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Hawkes' it's known to be
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soning, and for. earnest Investigation.
We simply find, on what aide our
crowh Is, and get on that side.
Thn otlier side abuses .us, bcoausa
we nro on our side, nnd we In turn
nbuso them because they, nrqwhore
they nre. " ' ,
Probably the next legislature1 will
be os.wlld and frenzied nVtwns tho
past one. V
Are there enough strong jneti In
Tennessee on both sides who aro
ablo to lay down their prejudices nnd
solve these problems that afo con
One often henrs of tho sober sec
ond thought of', people.
Tho people, of Tcnncssco haven't
been In, sober thought for two years.
It Is about time that we nro all sob
The best cltlzons ot Memphis, and
the- best citizens of Nashville, and
the best cltlzons ot Jackson, among
whom nre such men ns Mr. Tlgrett,
ought to get together and try to do
something for tho common good.
There Is Bmall sign of pcaco Just
The boltors nro having mass moet
ville, nnd tho best citizens of Jack
son, among whom nro. .such men as
Mr, Tlgrett, onght to not togotl.ir and
try to. do something for tho common
Thore Is small sign of peac-j Jint
Tho names of battle will' r-ige' from '
Carter to Shelby; tho briitor" will un
loose tho floor-gate of hit Jaws
from Obion to Chattanooga; - the.
mud-sllngcrs will bo unllmbored .tilt'
along the lino, and thes-9 things will
keep up nil summer. ,
DocntiBa n difference of opinion h
to procedure that strong Hon and
conservative men ought o'livo Bot
tled In five minutes.
Kam. Alumni Association
Will, Arrange ,
Much enthusiasm Is manifest this
year among tho Hawalluns to eclu
brate tho birthday anniversary of Ka
mehameha the Great, the consolidate
or ot the Hawaiian Islands. Ksmcha-
mcha Day falls this year on, Saturday,
this week, June 11,
Kamehamelia the Great was born In
Novomber, 1736 at Kokolkc, N. Ko-
hala. Hawaii. Tho Hawnllans there
fore feel thnt appropriate-, functions
and luaua should bo made the order of
the day. There will be of course,
dancing affairs' and picnic parties. Do
sides theso, races of all description
and nature will be carrlod out by.
sporting committees, which It Is said
nre planning great things for tho spec
Tho Kamehamelia Alumni Associa
tion will commemorato the birthday
ot their benefactor by giving a good
dance at their hall on Fort street. Tho
committed consisting ot Isaac Harbot
Mo. John Akau and Edwin Ilamauku
are arranging a program, will bo
greatly appreciated by the .guests.
Preceding tho danco program, tho
members of the Alumni Association
will spend early evening discussing
a luau, which Is being looked after
by the commltttee. Among the speak
ers at, tbo limit will ' bo Prof, U.
Thompson, vlco principal of tho Ka
Tho danco music will bo furnished
by tho Kamehamcha Oleo Club, which
Is considered equal to any on tho Isl
ands. Tho vocal BClcctlpn by tho
maio quartet or tbo Alumni Associa
tion will bo tho best, over.
In order that all tho Bons and daugh
ters of, Kamehamcha may bo ablo to
be present and help make tho occa
sion as enjoyable as possible, tho offi
cers ot tho association and tho com
mittee which has charge of tho pro
gram urgently request that all the
aumnl and nlumnao accompanied by
their youngsters and friends, make
special effort to honor tho occasion
by their presence. Tho committee
will be at tho door to welcome them
as they arrive.
On Saturday, tho Kamehamehu
Aquatic Club will havo canoo races
uear the quarantine station. Thin
sort of amusement Is always carried
On' Sunday -special services will be
held In Kawalahao Church under tho
auspices of the .Kamehamcha Lodge.
Rov. Stephon L. Desha of Hllo will
deliver his annual sermon from tho
pulpit of the most historical church
In tho Islands. It Is oxpected that a
number of tho Hawaiian societies will
attend the church next Sunday,
As Is customary wlt.U the. Hawaii
ane, thoro will ho soparato luaua giv
en at their homes on Juno ii'. From
tho early morn to sunset tho chil
dren will bo entertained at a plcnlo
jn bo given nt Pnnnhoit, This Is an
annual nffnlr and tho children, espr.
dally ,thoao who nro momborB of Bun
day Schools will bo cared for on tho
grounds by their teachers nnd parents.
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