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ItVENINO nOLtffiTW, nONOLTfLTj; T. ItiVTHUfldDAV. JUNK 16, 1910.
DAILY and WEEKLY. Published by BULLETIN PUBLISHING CO., LTD.
At 120 Klnj; Street, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii.
Daily every day except Sunday. Weekly limed on Tuesday of each week.
MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PBESI.
Wallace R. Pnrrlnnton,
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CIRCULATION LARGEST OP ANY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED
in the Territory of Hawaii.
npi I Editorial Rooms, - 185
1 Clij Business Office, - 256
Trust him little who praises all,
him less who censures all and him
least who is indifferent about all.
la It Impossible for Honolulu to
get Secretary Dickinson to stop over
Tho high cost of living does not
seem to frighten the immigrants
headed this way.
"I.tnk" may be silent, but he Is
not missing by any means on the
Thcro nro many things that tho
people I of Hawaii believe. In, but
Prohibition lg not ono of them. .
Muckraking Is not n pleasant oc
cupation, but tho muckrakcr with
the facts Is surely the goods nowa
days. No wonder tho Clovornor allowed
the names o( his new land commis
sion to bo made public after his de
parture If he saw that Publicity res
It appears that our Secretary 'of
War Is to travel across tho Pacific!
on una American mercnant steam
ship. If It Is good enough for the
high ofllclals of tho Nation, tt should
' bo equal to the demands of , lesser
lights In the Territory of Hawaii.
This San Francisco fracas Is
mighty. Important as showing that
there Is something more Important
jnn earth than tho big prize-fight and
Col. Roosevelt, All attention Is
now tdrncd on the fact that our
friends In San Krnnrlsco are going
to hold the greatest exposition oyer
known, when tho Panama Canal
PUBLICITY AND LANDS.
Publicity Is tho keynote of the
only resolution that haB thus far
come out of the Hoard of Public
Lands ' Just organized under tho
.nmendniciit of the Organic Act.
This Is a mighty good beginning;
Secrecy linn, been the. source" 'of
ninc-lonthu of the suspicion that nils
existed In tho handling, of the pub,
ile lands of this Territory. Secrecy
. s ut tho bottom of tho suspicion
that exists in connection with the
Knpaa' lands to which much atten
tion was devoted at tho first meet
ing af'flto board, without nnythlng
cIeo very 'definite being developed.
Although the Knpa deal has been
on thd! boards for moro than five
years, tho fact remains that the
t"moral obligation of thoTerfltqry,"
,to why:h Land Commissioner Mar
Bton Campbell referred, Is very much
tangled up with the memory that tho
llnal negotiations In connection with
thoso Kapaa lands nnd leases were
carried. on almost ns quietly as the
Intlmatp affalrg of a secret society,
and Instead of .striving to get public
.opinion on what was beng done by
Announcing what was Intended, the
officers -of the Territory kept, every
thing as quiet as possible until the
whole deal was framed up previous
to tho passago of the umendmeut to
the Organic Act.
No better endorsement of the
Jl u 1 1 e't I n'p r.epcatcd demands for
tho facts of tho negotiations In con
nection with, tho Kapaa land deals
and other deals could possibly be
secured than this first resolution
adopted by tho new board that must
pass upon all transactions having lo
'do with tho public lands.
, Land business Is the business of
Oie people, and It must be done In
the open. The I) u 1 1 e t 1 n con
gratulates the npw board on its bo
' THE' LIQUOR COMMISSION'S
, LATEST. '
Oahu's Hoard of Liquor License
Commissioner,) at their June meeting
have fallowed lines of drastic action
that recommends Itsnlf to their Judg
ment. As tho board has not given
the public deyMil Mtjrrnatlon on
the reasons for tho refusal of certain
ce'nscsnitd-stfiti"Us wo kuow no
PAYABLE IN ADVANCE.
r.r SU Montni., .no
Per Vr, ufwhtltln U.S I.00
Per Yur. ingrwlicrc n Onidt,. I. Ho
Per Vr lpld, loitits., 3.00
Entered at th Port office tt HoDolula
u scoDt-clui matter
JUNE 16, 1910
public protest has been lodged
against tho action taken, it Is lnv
possible to discuss the merits or de
merits of what tho board hag done
In this particular.
So far as the board lias aided In
guaranteeing liquors dispensed to
the people, under the pure, food law,
In a manner that will furnish eac.i
purchaser with a clear statement of
what he Is buying, Its efforts will
most certainly gain favor.
On the other principal Item pre
sented by the board the removal of
screens In saloons tho. II u 1 1 e 1 1 n
supports the spirit of the movement,
as observation lias proved in cities
of tho mainland that tho regulation
Is a good ono. AVc do not, believe,
however, that tho regulation Should
ho shaped In such a manner as to
force a change. In tho location of sa
loons that have been established for
years. In order that the bar shall be
Jn.full view frjiin the street- The
removal o jicr.cens and clearing the
paint from saloon windows as they
now stand would carry outjho spirit
of the plan and accomplish the de
sired ond. Furthermore, It would
not Involvo extraordinary nnd bur
densome expenditures upon those
conducting the places of sale.
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WOOLLEYISM AND OUR OWN
The last stand of tho liquor
dealer Is high license. He will
do anything or sacrifice any
thing to be permitted to, exist
when the fight Is going against,
him.. "Mulct me more heavily,
"iv'atch .mo- moro strictly. Cut
down my hours. Do what you
' "will, but .give me my license."
This Is his cry today in Ha
waii. License iow, me
dium and high has been a prov.
ed falluro from the first. It Is
now on open fraud. Advertiser
.Woolley nnd his directors uro con
stantly striving 'to make It appear
that only the liquor dealers are In
terested. Ju-thls matter of deciding
between t farcical Prohfbltlon or
honest Regulation of .the liquor truf
fle. : ; "t
That Is where they prove their
absolute .disregard for1 the truth1
this Is typical of Prohibition and
that Is one of the reasons wny an
able Journal of national reputation
like Harper's Weekly declares wltti
commence mat the Prohibitionists
can not win, or, should they happen
to gain a llttlo advantage, they can
not hold their winnings "because
their doctrine Is wrong."
Woolley Bays tho last stand of tho
liquor Interests Is high license The
11 u 1 l'e 1 1 n has secured expres
sions of opinion from leading liusl.-
nesa men of the city whom Woolley
may accuso with being "guerrillas of
evil and timidity," but. his definition
Is not accepted by tho voters.
Just by' way of comparison with
the latest Wpolleylsm the following
expressions are given .from business
men whoso standing In tho commu
nity Is well known:
. My experience' has been that a
Prohibition laiv Is a mistake and that
the solution Is high license nnd efll.
dent control." Jim. 1 JIcLc-
"Prohibition Is fanaticism. It Is
wrong nnd every sensible man will
into against Jl." ('cell Ilronn.
"The American people In the mass
lime ncicr put the seal of npproial
on, the prohibition propaganda."
"High license and local option cou
pled nlth the enforcement of seicre
penalties for violators of the liquor
laws should enlist the sympathy of
men uYi'o' are altruistic enough to help
(lie other fellows, their brother mrii
to u higher plane of lltlng without
deprlilng anyone of recogulzed per
sonal and chic rights." 1 Tenner
"The liquor liiis(nes should he
regulated and regulated well, hut
Prohibition 's not the cure." J. I).
".The present (license) law Is the
lies) that could possibly he doWScd
for the regulation of the liquor traflle
In Hawaii. It Is dafer to leave the
regulations of tho liquor business In
the bands of such men as constitute
HOME Fflft SALE
This property consists ,of a mod
ern 6-room 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.
Have You Seen
that ten-rook house at Kal
muki which can be bought for
The lot is 45,800 square
feet. This is a property that
should not 'liavc to go beg
the Hoard of CotuinNsloners than to
turn It oier Into the builds; of Wool.
lir.w Vriil Wnlilrnn.
"There Is no reason for a change.
The administration of the law Is In
the hands of the people ntid gives the
license hoard n wide poner and dis
cretion, something that Is surely de
sirable by local conditions."
"Prohibition means more misery
from the effects of drinking poison,
ons concoctions by the Hinrnllans. It
Is ngaliist 'the best ' Interests of the
Veople it (1 the country." John Lane.
"I bcllcto that the existing law Is
it good one mid I defended It on that
opinion at the last regular session' of
the Legislature." O. jimltli.
"The existing liquor law Is entitled
to support and Is to he preferred to
the enactment of a 1'rohlblllon stat
ute br the Legislature of tbe Terri
tory." Alfred rustle.
"Prohibition Is a mistake for this
country. The present liquor law.'.ls
a good one and Is entitled to the sup
port of the people. In my opinion,
Prohibition Is urongl A. A. Young.
"I.bclleic that the present Interest
villi result In more rigor anil efll
rlent enforcement, of the present ex
ccllent law." r. It. Hcnicnway.
FOR RENT: - ,
. , Bedrooms. ....
Manoa Valley 3 $40'
Matlock Avenue 2 25
Matlock Avenue 3 30
' Alexander Street 5 CO '
Lunalilo Street 3 25'
Nuuanu Street 7 ' B0"
Manoa Valley 7 3 60
Youhj; )Street .. . . , 2, 30
F0RSAIE:' , ,-,
Improvedand. unimproved proner- f
ty iii Manoa, Kalmuki, Falolo and
inside districts .
i To buy a small house and lot in '
$2500 t )
For Business Communications
f he Wireless
p - ii
On Sunday moraines the office is
open from eight Until ten.
The 1) u 1 1 o 1 1 n lg convinced
that tho Judgment of tho gentlemen
whoso opinions have been quoted Is
quite as clear, and their purposes
tuny as nonorauio, ami mcir regard
for the welfare of the people as
sincere, and their- deep Interest In
tho future of Hawaii as a perma
nent home "for ROlf-respectng and
law.-abldlug citizens a hundred times
ns great ns, Voolle.
Hawaii' will support the present
Itcenso law, 0
HARPeFs. WEEKLY AND
Itecent publicity has been given
in theso columns to the letter of
Itov. William .A. Wasson of Long Is
land. Mr. Wasson, It will bo re
membered, has left his pulpit to
take up the cause of temperance a'nd
.promote It by opposing tho fraud of
Consequently our readers will bo
especially interested In the follow
ing from tho latest Issue of Harper's
Weekly. The letter and the com
ment, nro given In full,, and the peo
ple of Hawaii can not .fall tO bo lnv
pressed with tho fact that the edlt.or
of Harpers, Weokly differs with Hey.
Mr. Wasson only on tho point of how
Vest to deal with tho Prohibitionists
who, It declares, can not win, or can
not hold their winnings If they
shoul'd happen to "make any, "be'
causo their doctrine' Is wrong."
The letter and tho comment fol
low: Itlvcrhcad, L. L, May lCiniO.
To the Kdltor of Harper's
Tho enclosed may Interest
I am,, sir,
WILLIAM A. WASSON.
"The, enclosed" Is Mr. Was
son's letter, to Hlsho'p 'Burgess
resigning tho rectorship of
Grace Church In Rlverhead, In
order to devote himself to a
work of which he .say.B:
"Tho supremo Immorality that
'confronts and. threatens tho
Clirls.t.lan.Cljurgh lrj4 this ,couu-4
Merchant Streets' jTSLSSL
try Is that -which masques anil ,
misrepresents Itself under tho
gulsa of that nqblo word, Tem
perance. Tho prohibition! move
ment lg more dangerous than
commercialism; for the latter,
. nt, least, makes no pretense. If
It demoralizes,, ,lt docs not de
ceive. Tho poisonous Influence
of this humbug' 'Temperance' Is
more dangerous than that of
drunkenness; for tho latter Is
seen and loathed for what It Is;
whereas the prohibition prppa
panda' parades In tho livery of
"Thin. spurious 'Temperance'
slurs, not always covertly, our
Lord Jesus Christ, because. In
Iljs own words, Ho camo 'drink
ing.' A copy of the Prohibi
tionist, the official organ of tho
National Prohibition party, Is
before me, containing an edi
torial In this very strain, the
gist of which Is that If Jesus
did drink wine, He was Ignor
ant of what Ho 'was doing, lg
noraqt of the fact that Ho was
setting a bad example to nit
futuro ages! Jestig Christ must
sit at the feet of theso blas
phemers to tnko 'lessons In
good morals! And theso mod
ern scribes nnd p'hsrlsecg ;iavo
the brazen .nervo to call them,
"The mornl Influence of this
tyrannical, unscrlpturnl, nnd un
christian prohibition propa
ganda is wholly ond niany
sldedly bad. While tho masses
of, Its adherents are, no doubt,
sincere and honest, Its protag
onists, ns a class, assault all
wfio differ from them with sav
age and venomous ferocity,
they admit no difference In
Judgment. , Kven to question
their wisdom argues moral de
pravity. In addition, they
slander nnd falsify. They
browbeat. They set wicked
trapg to. entlco to sin. Whero
they prevail, there begins an
orgy of. hypocrisy and law
breaklng; nnd the last state of
tho community Is worse than
s "Wo nro In general accord with
what Mr. Wasson says above; nev
ertheless, wo would liavo him moro
patient with the. prohibitionists than
be (cemg Inclined to be.
"TIIKY CAN NOT WIN. OU IP
THEY 110, THEY CAN NOT HOLD
THEIIl WirilNOS, H'E CAUSE
THEIR DOCTU1NE 18 iWIIONO.
"Wo agree with Mr. Wasson that
It Is based .on conceptions that do
not n;cord with the Christian the-
ojy of the reformation of man'. We
agree with htm, too, that It works
badly In practise. Nevertheless,
rum nc n 'ot of fighting, even
more. a It, than tho prohibt-
tlrnjsta di 'letauso prohibition will
perish of ' i own folly, but, rum
Woi" M Wasson's new employ
in" ' 'ion. J be, wo think', not so
mui .o smash tho prohibitionists as
to get better sense into them, and
perruadc them to wiser vIowb and
better methods thnn they nro wont
to use In combating alcohol and re
stricting Ha use Editor, Harper's
Weekly. , ., v, ,
(Continued from ,7age 1) .
of HusKluns loft for Hawaii today.
The steamer Holcno wag also dis
patched for IJqwall ports tills at t
ornoon, nnd carried a number of
Tho eighty pr moro Filipinos now
awaiting transportation havo Jieon
assigned to' the Island ot. Kauai.
They aro leaving for the Garden Is
land by tho steamer Klnau, which
' We guarantee
to,kec- perfect time if repair
ed by us.
Many years' experience in the,
watch, business places us in a
position to' offer to yon expert
services at minimum cost. .,
Appoint us the guardian of
your watch, We will guaran.
tee to make it keep perfect
& Go.. Ltd.,
MONEY-SAVING VALUES IN OUR,
12x27 at $ .75 doz.
15x28 at 1.50
16x40 at 2.00
19x38 at 2.50 ,
16x36 at 2.25
LINEN, HULK and SATIN DAMASK TOWELS
$1.25 values in Spreads for
$1.75 values in Spreads for
$2.00 values in Spreads for
$2.50 values in Spreads for ,
$3.00 values in Spreads for
A fine line of Imported WALDECK SPREADS
at $5, $6, $6.50, $7.50, and $8.50
Ail Special Values
"fietofoed and Ready for Use"
81x90 Sheets, special value, at -81x90
81x90 Sheets, worth $1.25, at -90x90
Sheets, worth $1:25, at -90x90
Hemstitched Sheets, special at
42x36 follow Slips, Worth I5'c, at - 10c
42x36 Pillow Slips, worth 20c, at - 12 l-2c
43x36 PiiloW Slips, worth 22 l-2c, at - 15c
45x36 PilioW Slips, worth 35c, at - 25c
. NAPKINS, DAMASK,, ,
All tat Special Values .
J" L -
bas heen chartered for a special
WP. , . ,.
Tlierq yel remain a number ot
Russian nnd Filipino Immigrants at
the quarantliio stalton, add accord
ing to the prcsont calculations ot
the Inderal offlclala, this party will
bo released tomorrow.
AND STOP MURDER
Kdltor K v e n I n g II u 1 1 o 1 1 n!
r Apropos of thn siiggestlve picture,
n this morning's paper, 1 would llko
o stato that tho history of these Is
lands eliqw no such results from ll
por as tho Advertiser claims, up to
Ihe iircscnt year, neither do I be
lieve that liquor Is the cause ot the
present ,cpldemc ot homlcldo. Al
though tho pernetrntor might ,be
ilrunlc nt the time. It" Is more than
possible thai the "suggestion to kill
germ" hnd been Implanted In his
brain nt come past tlmo and most
likely when ho was In his normal
It you caro to take tho tlmo
visit our moving-picture show
20x40 at $362.
20x42 at 3.75
23x44 at 4.50
24x54 at 6.95
27x54 at 8.9)5
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J this city any evening In tho week
you will see .in all of them, without
exception, scenes of murder In Its
vilest and blackest form depleted,
In which tho knife,, gun and, axe
are freely used to settle domestic
Although these pictures certainly
hold tho spectator spellbound, yet
rho fact remains that tho simple-caro-freo
mind ot tho Hawaiian tan
not but receive and rotaln from
f hem Impressions which at'somo tlma
'will work havoc, with the happiness
ot his family, and the germ of mur.
der will continue to startle the com
munity until the exhibition of all
such pictures lg prohibited. To my
Idea, prohibition could be used to
securo good results Uy being direct
ed against other things than tho salo
of liquor. Respectfully yourB,
Honolulu, June' 11, 1910. .
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Ing many new titles,
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