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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU T. II,, FIIIDAY. JUNB 10, 1910,
0A11T and WEEKLY Published by BULLETIN PUBLISHING CO., LID
&t 120 King Street, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii.
Daily every day except Sunday. Weekly issued on Tuesday of each week.
MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Vllno W. f nrrlngton, Editor
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entered M the Pwitnltia at Ilf'tmltiit
Federal specialties are not wanted
and Woollejlsnig must go, constitute
the concensus of public opinion just
"If wo allow the United States,"
Raid Mr. Thurston In nddresslug the
merchants. Why should not the mer
chants have smiled at the pomposity
lj anything more needed to con
time Washington that tho people
pf Honolulu want the Manuka site I port the position tnkon by the Pros-,
arid won't be happy till they get thejldent of tho United States, when ho
building? mid: I
. i "Nothing Is more foolish, nothing ,
- If the enemies of tho MtvUnkn slto moro utterly at variance with sound
-. .. il-i. . . . a B-- t.1.tHrtA ...1.ll .m1lL 1 n m am n 4 1 n t.F
wen- luuuiug lur u. vuie oi-cuuuuuucu
from the Merchants' Association.
the could onlj see It through ecs
In (he back of their neck.
Prohibitionists, u:itort,il'in.te)r. tnr
their own good, pend most--of tholr
time stdulng freak laws that hnvo
signally failed In other communities
and igiioro the success of lnwg fram
ed of, by nnd fur our own c(tins.-
Tho resolution passed by the. Mer
chants' Association by such an over
whelming vote expresses; tbojcftjlnmu;
titty nitlnicnl so forcefully that men
( ordinary eciiso should lj, convinc
ed thai "Government by n.,fo,w of
us.V as exemplified In speclaMsmWand
Wooltcjlsins, tan not prevail In tho
Territory of Hawaii.
It appears that President Morgan
of the Chamber of Commerce was on
his way to San Francisco when the
recent Mjlitiku site cables ;ajid-Met-lerb
were tecclvcd. Thus olh'er'm
coru of the Chamber of .Commerce
will Irivu to niiBwer tha community
on why public business of this char
utter, should hnvo been tarried on In
If Thurston Is working so consist,
ontly for community welfaic, why
ilocs ho allow "my paper" to misrep
resent tho tote takcu by tho Mer
chants' Association? With one or
two exceptions, those not voting on
tho luteibtutu commerce tesolutlon
wcro peiKHiB not having a .iota or
whoso II nn was leprescutej by an
PROHIBITIONISTS FOR LAWLESS-
Prohibition's organ persists In try
lug to make the people believe that
the icsuo of the plebiscite on July
20 Is u decision between the radical
liiohlbltlonlsts and Wclous wlske
dealers of tho Territory.
The same organ tried to maKo tho
limitless men of the community bo.
Ilevo that tho laws of tho country
should bo shaped according to the
ideas of oue of (wo contending trans
Hut the people think differently.
They think clearly. They understand
the Issues. They Intend to record
their judgment on the basis of com
munity Interests, and that Is what
disconcerts the Prohibitionists as It
has dlscon ertod every other Interest
that has striven secretly or openly to
caddie specialties nnd experiments
upon the community through Federal
Prohibitionists claim with one
breath that no reasonable man
claims that Prohibition prohibits, and
In tho next they declare that I'rolil -
bltlon docs prohibit sufficiently tr
satisfy their Idous, nnd If their pro-1 his paper keep Its mouth shutjon thd
poea'ls'arc not accepted the wlinlol Interstate commerce law and its ap
enmtnuntty will be given over to dlvo plication to tho Intor-Islaud steam
keepers. rhlp trnfllc. And ho declared with
, Nowi tho common sense people of
tho Territory of Hawaii hnvo no In
tenUoniOt allowing a vicious breac(i
Of tho ordinary rules of law and or
der, truo temperance, or rospoct for
the law, by adopting measures of
cither the radical Prohibitionists or
the dlvp keepers, all of whom are on
nn equality as agents of lawlessness,
They will stand by tho laws that
have been developed by experience In
Hawaii as best adapted to our ton
dltlons, und most readily responsive
to whut tho people as a whole want,
'Government by it few of us" has
beeu linnrlalily uud consistently
turned down by the citizens of tho
Terrltory of Hawaii, and Prohibition
. 'comeitu'ridor'that heading? '"if'there
fet Sit Moiitnl 0 ,AU
Pet Vett, .iiywhtic in U.S ,, l.oo
Ph Yer uywbere n Ciid.. I. (to
HciVck, ixxtpald, toicign 3.x
JUNE 10, 1910
were a movement to throw tho Tcr
rltory "wide open" that would also
bo defeated. High license Is tho best
Our people stand by their own '
laws and as opposed to tho words ofi
State Governors who for temporary'
political expediency declare for the
Prohibition law. while well knowing!
that liquor Is being sold ficely and
lnwlossl) throughout thelf common-!
wealths. Asn opposed to those olll-1
Hawnll'H voters will sup-
uuihiu puni;y uiuu iu -itu.. u i.. ,
which, by reason of the conditions
rurrouudlng the community, Is Inca
pable of enforcement.
"Such Instanco Is tometlmes pro-
jswjled y suiultiUryIaw8, by which
Ijie Hale of inyixkaung liquors is
flrdlllbltcd under ptTtinlty In localities
where tho public sentiment of the
Immediate community does not, nnd
will not, suitaji) the enforcement of
mo law. in sum cures me icfciBia
:tion Is usually ,the result of agita
tion "by people In the country who
iro determined to make their fellow
rltizens In tho city better. Tho
enactment of the: law conies through
the country representatives, who form
it nuijbrlty of the' Legislature; but
the enforcement of the law Is among
the people who are generally oppos
ed to its enactment, and under sue
circumstances the law is a dead let'
tcx. This result Is the great argu
ment Hi favor of BO-calleil, lo:nl op
Jloil,. which Is really an Instrumental
ity fof determining whether a law can
be enforced before It Is made opor-
'.iltHe','. M , ;.!
"In capes where the rale of liquor
can not be prohibited In fact. It Is
rur better to regulate nnd diminish
the evil than to attempt to stump It
"Ily the enactment of n drastic law
nnd the failure to enforce It there Is
Injected Into the public mind tho
ldu that laws nre to be observed or
violated atcordlnc to the will of
! those affected. I need not say how
nltoge'her pernicious such a loose
. Hawaii's citizens will mto "No" to
protect the Territory from tho Picilil
bltlon farco Hint Woollcjism threat
ens. MR, THURSTON'S PRIVILEGE.
Lorrln A. Thurston, rising to n
question of privilege ut tho meeting
of the Meichauts' Association, mado
two Interesting statements.
He said ho w-us vcy much the
Hito Ilallway, as he Is one, of Its
largest stockholders uud the' presi
dent. Ho alto confessed for tho first! time
in open meeting thut "tho Adver
tiser Is my paper."" Tor onco he
made only one effort to oxcuso the
utterances of his paper as being tho
result of someone whom ho could not
But he felt very badly when his
old friends and acquaintances who
have known lilm so welt for jcars
also cot up In open meeting and call
i ed a spade a spade. He spoke with
much heat when these old friends,
I who must know him best, could not
understand why the man who wis
very much the IIUo Railway should I
'be acting from such broad, humanl-'
itarlan, phjlanthroplc, motive'
! Then hd told how ho had made
vehemence: I am hero because Im
hero and have tho "gutts"??td say
whut I think, or words to that effect,
Thurston folt very much hurt that
anyone should doubt tho purity and
sanctity of his motives,
And all of It was very funny, In
view of the fact that there wag prob,
jubly not u ninn In the room whoso
motives had i.ot been attacked, or
whose acts had not been 'deliberately
misrepresented, by the mouthpiece1
that Thurston 'spoke of ns "My
Not amaii heunl Thurston's tom-
plaint against the manner of his
treatment who huB not seen and pos-
slbly been (he victim of,(tho harsh-
est, most Inexcusable a"nd ' plrntlcal
HOME FOR SALE
This property consists of, a mod.
cm 5 room bungalow, on car line.
Modern plumbing; finishing is in
natural wood. Lot contains about
10,000 square feet; alligator pear
trees, tnnngo trees and orange trees
were planted sonic vcars ago and nrc
now bearing, Artesian water is se
cured in nlmndance and at a nom
inal rate from private artesian well'
in ndjoinlnc lot. This bargain is
only for a short time.
Trent Trust Co.,' Ltd.
Ten (10) Room
Modern and in Best of
Largo Grounds (4G.000 sq.
ft.), Growing Trees, Garden,
Chicken Corrals, etc.
Entire grounds nil fenced
and well Improved.
Bishop Trust Co., Ltd.
attacks nn tho good Intentions nnd
reputntlou of worthy citizens, by tho
pnper that speaks or withholds Its
utterance ns Thurston orders.
Consequently, nearly every man
who listened to Mr Thurston lu-ile-fen?
of himself felt that ho had re
ceived a small dose of hie own med
icine und found It n mighty hftter
pill to swallow.
Mr. Thurston, ns Indicated bv his
remniks nnd the character of the pa.
per for which ho has been responsi
ble, appears very much like the small
boy, Jhe bully, who goes numtt bai
ting everyone, besmirching his fel
lows nnd niakli.g n braggart of him
self generally, nnd then when his ns
rctttttc turn on him nnd give him a
little of his own horse play, ho an
grlly lomplains: "Aw, no fair. You
and me was chums and ou ought
not to treat mo that way."
And his frleuds? Why, one lotilil
almost dls.'orn salt tears running
down tho back of their necks, they
felt to badly about it uud were so
anxious to hide their borrow.
That lotiut t of tho Merchants' As
sociation committee on tho plauta
flon stores probably Is the signal for
opening in Jiawall what cot responds
to tho mainland agltutlon ngulutt
tho "company Btorc." It may re
main dormant for periods of varlimi
length, but as long as largo Indus-
Manoa Valley . i 3 $40
Matlock Avenue Z -s 25 ,
Matlock Avenue 3 , 30'
Alexander Street 5 ' GO,.
Lunalilo Street -. 3 25 '
Nuuanu Street ., 7 GO
FURNISHED: , , ,.
Manoa Valley , 3 60"
Young Street 2 30
FOR SALE: , 1V ,1M,
Improved, ,and unimproved proner-
ty in Manon, Kaimuki, Palolo and A I
To buy n small house and lot in
i ill! I ,1
. I i (1
WILL HELP YOU IN BUSINESS.
OPEN 'SUNDAYS FROM 8 TO 10
trial enterprises go Into tho busi
ness of competing In tho general
merchandise trndo with independent
tradcis, tho protest Is certain to find
voice In business organizations and
possibly legislative halls. ,
IN BUSINESS CIRCLES.
I (Continnel from Page 3.)
men of Houpliilu got this week from
tho agents who work In secret. A
I letter to President Wnldrou of tho
I Merchants' Association fiom Secre
tary McClcllan developed tho fact
thut morVtninperlng with the M.i
huka FodoYitlMiulldlrtg site has been
done In- SCCrot. It seenls (hat the
Treasury Department has decided
that the "pieient Bite Is not large
enough for the building. It nisi)
appears that n confidential cublegram
from Kulilo to President Morgan of
tho Chamber of Commerco resulted
In tho Governor obtaining nn ti't
mnte on the money thnt would b""
required to condemn the whole block
through to. Tort street. All this hnd
been kept ,so quiet that the whole
town was vory much nroused on
learning live fncts. Theie has been
so much JocKejIng on this Kedmnl
site business, and "nien on the in
side" hae'ipparently been maMiii;
sucl) boasts that tho Federal building
wou il "never- go on the Mahuku
site," thul Olta'buslness men very
much doubt the good faith in which
tlicfe propositions have been made.
A cablo from MtClellan on ThurBJ
day recommends that tho business or
ganizations should cable Chairman
Ilartholdt of tho House public build
ing grounds committee mid ask for
moro money. The locnl people are
so suspli lutis of such iv move giving
aid lo (linse determined to move the
building site, that tl)c Moi chants' As
st elation voted that tho building
should bo made to lit the site.
When construction of tho building,
begins ami tho site is thus establish
ed he) ond n reasonable doubt, it la
probablo that Honolulu people will
unite In petitioning Cot.grcss for an
additional appropriation for tho pur
cluiro of (ho blocks facli.g on Kurt
street. Hut not till then.
Plantation Stores and Merchants, I
The plantation stoio matter was
brought before the Merchants' Asso-j
elation on the report of the special
conmilttte having the matter In I
cllarge. 1 v..s teport Is given here
with In full. Mr. Cllve Davles of
DavTes & Co, lTfiMflteesllitf tho ns
10 tntlou; 'matlu-.lt clftarj that the
Gtiverubl- was responsible1 'for the or
der to tell ceitaln goods at cost, nnd
pointed out whpro soma plantation
111 HIIIHJUIljl,luvJJt' JJi'il--' i,J--Do ' i
The teport of the committee follows;
.' IWpilUtlti.blune 9, 1910.
To the Officers and Members of tho
Me'icbnuts' Association of Itono.
Your committee on trade and fi
nance, having Interviewed n number
of Honolulu menhnnts nnd those In
tern ted lit plantation companies, has,
after caieful consideration, decided
to ma lie ii special lepnrt upon tho
recent action of the Hawaiian Sugar
Planters' AtwiUllon In their resolve
lo le onimend that (he stoics owned
by plantation companies cell their
supplies nt cost.
We regret thnt the Independent
merchants were not allowed the op
portunity of expressing their views
upon tho subjpet before Mich a de
cision was made, for the reason Mat,
In our opinion, such n system will not
only work to tho Immediate dlsaJvnn
tnue of the Independent stores, but
also to the plantation ptoper by the
ultimate discontent of the plantation
laborer, by his baring r.tu. other
course than to buy from the planta
Wo submit as n whole that In tho
majority of cases a r.tatemuit liint
goods will be sold nt lost would be
misleading, lnnbmuc.li us Indirect
profits, such ns commissions charged
from San Francisco and lo al
branches of certain plantation agen
cies, aggregate a handsome pro 111 by
the time the goods nrc cnaigcd to the
actual plantation store. ' agnlnut
whoso involco tho cost is figured,
The mere fact of any plnntallqn
agency making the statement that
their stores sell goods nt cost Is con
sidered unfair udvci Using, nnd nt t..o
present tlmo would bo very apt to
drive out Independent stores.
We find that the Instructions con
veyed to plantation store managers
were In effect that they should ndd
Ion per cent, to the- cost of tho vari
ous Items Ini.umerntod on the list of
ne:cesltles, which ten per cent. Is
approximately the cost of operating
tho plantation stores. Wo believe
thnt these Instructions hnvo not been
literally carried out, for if they were
tho selling prices for such staples
as Hour and rice" would hnvo "been
advanced ll.stcad of reduced, as we
aro Informed that these articles have
nlwnjs been so!d nt considerably less
than tho cost plus operntlng ex
penses. We consider the independent stores
the gientcst possible safeguard
against cchorbltant prices being
charged for either nccossarles or
Do away with the Independent
stores und the plantation storekeeper,
whose Instructions nre to sell goods
nt cost, will In the majority of cases
lose the ambition necessary tii mnko
proper and keen puKhnses, so thnt
without competition the consumer,
or, In this particular caso, the labor
er, will eventually bo nt a much
greater disadvantage than if they
had tho opportunity und satisfaction
of comparing prices ns mado nt dif
ferent sources of Bitppl
I'm thermore, at this partlcu'nr
tlmo the consiiiueis, or laboiers, lire
llabto to gain u wiung Impression
cuiicernll'K the Immediate effect of
the tecciit order, for the reason that
tlicro has simultaneously ucctured n
marked decline In boveral' staplo ar
ticles, sit h ns Hour, rice and all
grain pioducts; Hour particularly
hiving, declined at least '.!! cents per
tuck during the past month or to.
In t.o way do wo picstimo to infer
that tho plantations have not tho
light lo hnvo their own stores, but
wo do toko exception to (ho unfair
advertising which, (f continued, cnu
only remit In a monopoly for certain
Considering the subject in a very
broad light wo endorso tho general
lino of thought expressed In tho fol
lowing artlole which appeared In the
Parndlso of Paclflo last month:
"Tho plantation Interests of tho
Inlands would do woll to listen to tho
voice of tho merchant who advises
tliptn to drop not only tho plantation
store system, but all tho pa(ornallsm
that gops with It. It la often said
that the lowest rntn of wages ptld
hero about, t'i'i per month, wo bo
Hove amounts lo $iu per month
when l( Is considered that tho labor,
ers nro given homes fico of rent, freo
mcdl'wl attendance, fuel( water, otc
at'.d a chance to'buy tholr household
supplies at u plantation sloro which
Urtuoiuly rofihlns froinislrlvlng for
'big' profits. It would bo better, In
thn long inn, ovep If ut first It meant
that tho laborers got actually less,
lo glyo them the $40 per month, or
whatever the figure Is, nnd lot them
forage for themselves. If the dream
of a latge propottlon of citizen la
borers working the plantations comes'
true, this will have to be dope, for!
the paternal system under which, j
plantations are now conducted Is ul-'
waB obnoxious to Amerleuns. There i
may be, and probably are, many dif
ficulties in the way of bringing about
the change. Possibly it Is not Ittiw
prncdcable with nil (he laboieis. Hut
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Miss lugtma Ftibrtgas fortify
J ono of my friends in this city, I want
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(Icnllcmon Your medicine, Pcmna, having been recommended to me by
it una produced mr me. as you wiiiunuorsianu, a proicxaionai jim, such n
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Yours very gratefully, Virginia Fabregas de Cardona.
PKR17NA. relieves catarrh, not only
by Its tonio effoct upon the whole
system, but by eradicating tho poison
of catarrh. No better tonic than Peruna
Has ever devised.
Iu some cases of chronic catarrh, all
that Is needed Is to tone up tho system,
Increase the appetite and Improve the
The following wholesale drugg ists will supply the retail trade:
BENSON, SMITH & CO., Honolulu ,, Hawaii. ' ,
. : r. 7T. T" 1. '- . . ' :
It will have lo come In time, and
when It dees lomo It will help to
give us a better and moio independ
ent (lase af laborers,"
Vo feel that the s j stem of col
lection of plantation store bills nt
pieiet.t In for:e Is In Itself-uu un
fair condition, nnd n system should
e devised wheieby the Independent Ouomea has sagged on account of
stores would tnke no moro risk In ; Its crop having been chocked by cold,
collections than do the plantation rainy weather. Hawaii in Agricul
stores. jttiral prefentsthc extraordinary mar.
Wo mnko this report, and would gin of 20G bid 'nnd 210 asked, llo
recommend giving the samo as wide ' unkiia lias dropped to IS hid uud
publicity nH possible, both for tne'ls..l asked.
consideration of tho plantation In
tercsts nnd for tho laborers, who,
we consider, should safeguard their
futuio expendltuics by fair patron
age of the plantation nnd Independ
ent stoies ullke throughout tha Ter
ritory of Hawaii. Respectfully sub
.1. D. McINKRNY,
OHO. O. C.UIU),
MembeiBj Committee on Tliufb nnd
Hlocks nnd tho Stock Exchange
have been vory much In tho shade.
The drop In Onomea ami Oahu has
itttiacted tho greatest attention, Tho
explanation of tho Oihu diop Is that
the piesont crop Is running below
what was qxpo'ted, also that the
profits of tho company over nnd
If you are looking for a
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would call your attention to
our farrrc stock of rich CUT
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Wc particularly mention our
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sizes and shipes, and ,of beau
In CUT GLASS v.o handle
Hawkcs' it's known to bo
H. F. Wichman
4 Co.. Ltd.,
Approves of Peruna As a Ionic.
to let you know the splendid results
digestion, when tho vital lorcrs alone
aro su'fllclcnt to ov crcomo the catarrh.
Teruna not only docs this, but neutral
izes tho catarrhal poison and cleanses
the system from all taint. Among the
first effects noticeable when Peruna la
taken are better appetite, better illgei'
Hon, better sleep.
above tho one nnd pno-hnlr per cent,
tegular dividend will be paid oltt for
water development and Improve
ment. Apparently some definite
move has been made toward gaining
water from the. Wntknne nnd Wnl-
hole weir sources for tho Oahu plan-
Hut not all the stocks have fallen
down. Ewu Is still very stiong nt
33.50 and .11. Waltilua holdsnt 131
und it Is goneru'lly credited lit busi
ness elides that this plantation will
make the best showing of nny of
the plantations this cur. Its prnlltg
lo a eiy considerable extent will bo
returned to Improvement nnd, devel
opment of tho plantation. The div
idend paid will piobably bo tint moro
than twelve per cent., nil extra pos
sibly being given to stockholders In
llio price of sugar has held Hto
sniiic ns far as centrifugals aio con
cerned itcets have rcciuded ulmoat
dally vailattnus, with u resumption
of tho upward tendency tho latter
part of tho week, 'ilecctil elibulnra
from tho sugar centers roport no new
supplies that should ppcinto lo do
piess tho murket.f but still (thq prlco
holds at a most rcmarknblo disparity
between Kuropean beet and Cuban
New Land Commissioiu ;
Ono of tho most Important acts of
the Governor previous to his depar
turo for tho mainland wns to selo':t
the members of (ho laud commission
that will pass on all land transac
tions: under thn amended Organic Act.
Tho commission is composed of A,
W. Catior, W, A. Kinney, Samuel C.
Dwlght, Jacob V. 'Ill-own, Kruiik An
drndo und ltlchaid Trent. Somehow
tho commission has not'crcatod any
gieat nntount'nf cuthuslasm, but for
Just whnl icnsotig is hard to say.
.Perhaps Honolulu If. hard to nntlsfy.
I A good many woro surprised tliat the
j Governor did not iinmo .1, W. (Pratt,
tho former !.nhd Commissioner, and
sonio feci Hint Carter-has too much
landed Interests himself to mnko him
an entirely unpiejtidlcod factor.
There Is oi.e thing about ,lt, how- .
ever: the Governor has gone, outside
I menthol a of Jho charmed circle that
i have passed wound fnlportant com
missions for the last generation In a
soil of couj-nieeny-mlny-nio style.
TUB OCEANIC steamship Binni
reiHirled by wireless lrisf night at a
iliHtnncn -ir I8n ml'ett from tho pott,
sailing through strong head winds nnd
'i 'i mi fifi-S?
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