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CVENINQ BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H., SATURDAY, JAN. 13, 1012.
HONOLULU'S SHARE IN SHAPING
CAREER OF CHINA'S PRESIDENT
Dy JOHN M, GILES.
"Why 1I0 vvc wear queues, uncle?" i
small Chinese boy ashed nno il.iy as
lie was riding lotiticl Ills miicIo'h rnni'li
1111 lliu Maud nf Muni.
rlleeauso wo have nlwuyM 1I0110 tn,
110' l"J." whs the answer of Undo
Ahml, tlio peaceful Chinese rancher,
"lint limit vvc nlnaH wear tliciit.
liticlc? Whii isi)H so7" pel slated the
"Wo luuo done It fur centurion, my
1 y. The Miinchns ordered It tuitl wc
liatu lo obey."
"Well, I mil licit going In tin It when,
I Kinw up," wits Ihe Impetuous answer
t voiith, "mill lr they tell me tu I
will light thorn."
Hnn Vat Sen the hoy, la now head
nf the Ilcpnhllc of China. The nuly
iluclillng has become thu swan In
vnnlM Ihe oji'h of the whole world
iro turned. Ah.nil, the old CIiIupho
"iiliclmr when he dlen. will do mi a
poor man fur It wim his money tint
llnnnreil Dr. Sijn Ynt Sen and has on
:.hled III in to win mil In the. lire I
fight that he has liecn making to It li
st 1 1 overthrow the Main tin dnastv
Story of Dr. Sun.
The history of the lobclllnii ugalnxl
iho tyiaiinlc.il nile of the Mnnchii and
lis result 13 now n story or the lust
'ihe Ilfu hh.tory or the mm af thu
head of the new lepnhlle. Ills call)
childhood, his ti litis and tilbulat una.
his wonderful iimhlllon that has Kept
ti i in going when plhcrs turnod back
mill the thtllllug slory of his three
entrances Into China nt a time when
there was it hie pi lee on IiIh hold.
liac liol'heeii told. The world linn
hardly had time to realise that I In
'llilna of today Is not the China n!
yesterday, that at the head uf the
new rcpiihlle Is a man, not with thou
sands of .venrs of tradition nml 1111
cestor worship as the lied rock of hli
liellcfM, hut one of Ihovc men who up
bear vv believer the necessity nuke?
ilsell apparent enough In the hlslorv
of n nation, Washington I.liu-oln, Nn
polenn, (he list runs up fiom Jemis
Christ onwards, 111011 who have had
their dcstlnv inappctl out for them
ami who must npp'iiently 11111 their
seemingly mil lined r.ico before they
retlie. A mail thoroughly versed In
iho ways Of not one outside 11 tllon
hut cosmopolitan to the last degree,
knowing every laud as his home ex
cept his own coiiutiy and lastly, like
nil othci gient men of history who
have accomplished IiUiiik the lines that
he has, 11 111. in of the people und fer
This Is the Important fact for tlio
woild to know, not the hlstorj of tlio
evolution .for that Is hut a icpltitlini
of others that liao gone heforc. What'
Is the future of China iiudei the guid
ance , of Dr. Sun? What will the
swarming millions of China do wh'.Mi
they are educated In tlio full sense of
Iho word? What will tlio Itepiihlle of
China say to tlio woild? Will It nc
ccpt, as In the past, anything t'int Is
given t, ncc'pt any Cjmhriti.ls that
.nay he (Hissed along hy the mysteil
01m unitergfoiiiiil channels of diplom
acy; will It do llils or will It Willi
the fresh light of knowledge, denrtnd
eipi.il rights wllh other nations an I
immigration laws that do not exclude?
There Is the question Unit has hcoti
raised hj the Utile hoy who nskcil
his old uncle the question as Ihoj
lode around the Maul ranch. Sonia
wherc out of the abysmal depths ol
eternity will eomo the nnswer somo
whero out of the vast piegniint fu
tuie, Into which no man can see, from
Iheie and no whcio else.
Of what Htarted tho little Chinese
hoy to thinking of another form of
I'.ov eminent, for China It Is Impossible
to sny. lie states Mim-clr that the
Hi nt piactlcal step he look was when
n Macao, it small Inland at the month
or Ihe Clinton river, where ho hud
gone lo practice mcd'clne.
lie heard of what was then thu
Young China pnly and writing or It
ho snvs: "Its objects wore bo wise, wi
nioilest mid so hopeful that my sym
pathies were, nt ouco enlisted on 1(3
behair nnd I believed thai I was do
.ng my best to ftrthcr the Interests
of my country .by Joining It. Tlio Idea
was to bring about a peaceful rcforn
nllon, mid we Imped by rorwar.llng
modest bchemes of leform to the
tin one, to lultlnto a form or govern
ment more consistent with modern
reqiilieiitcnts. The prime essence of
iho ,vciy iinvrnient was tho establish
nent of a form or constitution?! gov
vimicnt to Hiipplcnient Iho old fjsli
I iihmI corrupt and worn out system
under which China Is gioaulng." This
was ot course written snino c.irH ago.
flraft uniting Iho Chinese ntllciah
vim whal finally led him ami others o'
:ho Vial ty Into war. "The reeling,"
he wrote, " wns not onllned to one
iocallly hut wns widespread mid deep
rooted, and promised lo take tdiapo
nnd find cxcsdin In decided no
l.on." Price on His Head.
Kl'inlly Dr. Sun's exploits led to his
being banished f 10111 China and 11 big
price set 1111 his head t.alcr when
ho leached London nflcr passing
through Honolulu bo was Inveigled
Into Ihe Chinese legation and kept
pilsoner. The s'oi ur this ic-nhi lll.e
0110 ot the most tdartllim mil icnsi
tloual novels ever wiltten
Walking down Dcvntishlio erect.
London, he was accosted h a Chin c-
l".in who asked hint where be came
ficini. On the reply being givci .
Caiilpn, the stranger nted that bo
was nlso rrnm the same pi ice mid
iho two men fell Into coiivctsill ui.
A second man Joined Ihein a d grad
'ually without noticing au thing wioiik
l'r. Sun was led Into a home where
he two Clilncio Ealil Ihey wcie lodi,
I'lg. An soon as he was Inside I'm
door It was slammed shut and ho vva.s
n prisoner. Ho was tin own Into r.
room, tho doors and windows f which
.cre haired and hoi ed
Word was given out fiom iho em
bassy Hint tho man locked up in Hit
loom was a Imiitlc. Kugllidi and Chi
ne so sci vault, attaches of tho em
bassy und representalles or the Chi
ucrc government sniiouiuleil hlmwlih
a cordon through which It was Im
possible to bleak. The plan win tu
ti'ko h'ln, gagged, to a steamer li 111ml
for tho Orient at the en I or wh eh
oyw thcio coiili he no doubt as to
Iho fate awaiting him At I ml vvlioi
Just on tho verge or despair he in Hi
nged to smuggle a note oir to a Mend
mil tho matter was htnugM up lio-
roiu tho (Irltlsh nutlmrltlcs w' o dt
Irandcd his rcleac.
Rid Not Cctpalr.
llcatcu and liarfled at every t'tin
or.cr his Voiing CI1I111 uit had been
hcliayed Just as the iuoemont win
working up ror final efToit. .1 stringer
to China, wandering about the woll
wllh 11 price on Ills bead he did n.it
uespalr. Instead he Inteiciiil to bo
educated nnd the tnmeniciit wis ouco
more slurtcd. Three limes Dr. t'un
Managed to sneak Into China nnd each
time ho hail to lice lor his lire On
Iho occasion or the ihlid Kll some
six or seven jcais ag 1 be put light
t' Iho Under and ieolulion Icoke inn
In tho Kwnng SI iiiotlic" On llil-i
occasion he wns ni-isiiriniili"! h
t'hiiug Chan, al the piesenl tliiii- ills-
ilet (null lliteipieler In llomldil
.Managing to enlei lli eouuti.v
through the ah! ot ft lends Dr. Sim
reiil tho word aioiiud tint he w..i.
iheie mid tli'it I hen was 1 in Hill lo
1 Hike. Itllles and iwonii wen
brought out and Iho utliik m nle
Lack of aiiimiinltloii and also the rid
Hint the ps thuloglc.il moment I1.1 1
pot an'lud, led lu (ho levolullon fnl
I vi, liowcver, nlid lor tho last lime
Dr. Sim li.ul to lloe the cotnitn.
caplng by the "skin of his tiet 1 '
lack to Honolulu
llrukili .nil clashed lull n"t wlih
011I hope bo mule Ids vny lo fl 1110
I11I11 once moie. Thu sloi win Idl
l'i the undo on the inneh nt Maul am'
once moio the old c-itilo man mip
I lied him will money and set htm
Suing again. I'nele Ahml, the oic
f ill cattle bicciler, cannot be' culled
a power, but If it weie not tor hint
It Is vtiy doubtful whctll"!' 111. Sill
would be wheie lie In lit the pieseut
Situ t'o tlio b'iii of the president t
onl a joiiug bur ct and llaidlv
coins ablu to loallzo what It all
means. Tor most pit I of his lifo ho
'.mis oil Iho ivik'Ii al Mam 1 id linn
only been lu llo'iultiln, durln-j Ihe I st
iil 111 eve.i cars He has mailuiled
I10111 St. Louis college ah mi' six
monllis ego und on January IT, lotvos
for China lo Jul 1 his father.
lie ically k"Ws vert lilt I- of him
however. I nsked him for some 11'
tho Inner thoiuhts or Di. Hum. no
SMiiu of II11K0 llilir-'s thai ho utluht
Irivo said onlj In Ur- midst or bis
family itml the bo auswured. "I em
not tell ,mii, i-n see I luirillr ku.w
itiy father, he has been away mi niiieli.
I have been down on lie ranch wllh
my uncle nenily all the time. II wis
ilnele Ahml who helped him 0111 ami
vim supplied h'ln aIIIi all Iho iiiuncy
that was needed for winking in ina'
Icrs. lleyond that I IiihIL know
much I mil golm- over lu lit -11 and
It he ofti'i Hi"' a po Hlo'i I wi'l 11'
1" pi it I1.1t vmi 1.1 I Km li. 111 t 1
Utile that I noil 1 I i' v win' 1- 1
Iiir tu hapi 1 11 '
Sunvu nig or arui" into ('Mini h 1
now I. .oiin 1 1m id in 11 fl'i ari a.
uirdliig to -Inrb-s told by olll 1 m
tin- .Inpniiesi' llnei Nippon Maro which
P1-.m ilirmigli llono'i.ln in rout" to
Sun rintiil'MO yestirda
Al the linn c,f deKirliiie ol t'-l" Mil
cr from Wqdmhik. Ihe port of nt v
for Shanvtml. the Chinee uvolutlcti
I ts Imd seized u iim-ltiirf Kliaim r that
w-tu lying at nuiher nt Nanking nut
rnr rroiu the Kniivln forr. An ' i
ainlixitloti or Ihe mrgo liroiivht 10
light a large qiinnflty of war sior s
and munitions, miitnlunl In Innocent
nppcnrlnp pni-kng'-s, ba'e lug nnd
birrclb of erment. In s.lxtv casks of
this lonuitodity ii'iimiiulilan was
round. The eoii'lBnuient came Tumi
fprtiinn Tor jciirs the wholesale
Intportiitlon of nrtns nnd nniinnn tl-11
l.ns been going on. with Shnoghnl a
an adlve 1 enter for tho dl'trlbiillon
of the lotitrnhand- An lu'tame In
in ailed -1ii li liappcnril some time
ago lu whh h 0110 of the Tnyn Klsen
Kiilsliu transl'ae'flc liners icinsplni
A Marti sleanirr from San I'ranclico
bad railed at Woosung. there to dlv
chiir'ge n quantlly of freight for Shnn
rIiiiI soire sixteen miles distant up
lo Ihe Wnucpnn rlvci.
The 1111 go ImliidliiR n number of
pin bases of ninti rial marked "ngrlcil
tural maihlner.v' 01 "piesirved frullH
and vrui tabic ." wen- Mdng mil if
the sli'n Into l-irgc Junks for trail-i-ti
I nil nt
The bnnkliu of n roie sling, prc-
liili.iicd a iiiimbi r of boxes lulu the
bottom of tin- Junk and the Impact
i.iuscil the oackages to bunt ooen. r.
vi ill 1 112 ninny stands of modern rllle.s
01 small mm bine guns. The lioxetf
rininpcd as 1 milled cools were found
to hold ninny small tins hut on I Mo
llis opened were discovered filled Willi
balls nnd caitrlilgis.
The munitions of war were at that
thin- b'iiii: Imported bj the large tier
man linns of Shanuh.il for shipment
up iimmrv where inn nl that data
iIioii-.iiiiiN of Chine r were being s'
!tlv ililllcil In Ihe i:urn'H-nii manitni
of 111 I.1--
FREE TOLL PLAN
LONDON', .lauiiaiv ". Diltlsh ship
ping people are expressing grrnt In
dignation at the suggestion that u
pieferenre should be given to Ameri
can vessels passing through tho I'alm
Some 01 the leading shippers hero
regiud the proposition with Incredu
lity. Most ot them say that such 11
policy would bo 11 breach or tho Ilay
The Morning Post gives InlcrvlcwH
with prominent shipping men ,11ml
adds an Indignant edltoilil. It quotes, '
Wilson Potter or Ihe I'edcral Steam ,
Navigation; J II Turner, agent gen
et nl ror lltilish Columbia, und Sir
Owen Phillips of the shipping com
bine, who decline (hut either forliry
Iiik Ihe canal or giving preference to
American ships would violate tho
1 1 city with Kiiglnnd
Some men aie liars, hut not all llarj
I'ew men give 11s cheerfully as they
At the BIJOU, Monday, J
The Hen Wise
AGGREGATION will open an engage- ;'
ment with a new sidesplitting iklt en V
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