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WERE MANY DIVERSE OPINIONS
Senate Could Not Agree
on Hawaiian Policy.
Annexation Treaty Would Focus
Action Executive Pre
"WASHINGTON, June 19. The
treaty of annexation between the
of Hawaii, and the United
States was signed at 9:30 a. m., June
3G, in lie State Department, by John
Sherman on the part of the "United
States, and F. M. Hatch, L. A. Thurs
ton ami W. A. Kinney, on behalf of the
Republic of Hawaii.
The negotiation and signing of the
treaty was the result of the change of
Blind by the administration, due to the
attitude of many Republican Senators
regarding the reciprocity treaty. It
"was well understood that the administration
would not present any treaty
of annexation until the tariff bill was
As I have previously informed you,
the action of the Senate committee on
Finance, in striking out the clause in
the House bill, protecting receprocity,
was not for the purpose of killing the
treaty, but to place the matter before
the Senate in such a manner, that the
subject could be debated and a clause
"be inserted modifying the benefits to
le inserted modifying the benefits to be
derived by Hawaii from the present
treaty, and of preventing Hawaii from
setting the advantage of the increased
rate of duties in the pending bill. It
was the opinion of some members of
the Finance committee that in this
way only, could the question of benefits
be open for discussion.
It was apparent, from the moment
the subject came up for discussion,
that the national and logical way of
disposing of the matter was to settle
at once the question of annexation.
If this toafe place, no clause protecting
the treaty was needed. But the
administration had decided not to
bring any new matter before Congress
Bntil the tariff bill was passed, or out
of the way.
"When the sugar schedule was reached,
and the Republican leaders held a
caucus over it, much difference of
opinion was developed as to the best
way of disposing of the Hawaiian matter.
Some desired a provision
the advantages to Hawaii. Others
wished a notice of abrogation to be in-sorted.
Others wished that the President
be instructed to negotiate a new
treaty, and if it was not done, then
tie reciprocity treaty should termin
ate. In several coucuses, these differ
ences of opinion greatly developed.
At the same time these seemed to be
a strong desire to proceed with an
in due cause of time.
In this condition of things, the Ex
ecutive can take no leading part But
by the negotiation of an annexation
treaty it could make a positive move,
and as an administration movement,
call all of the Republicans to its sup
port, and if an annexation treaty was
ratified the Hawaiian claim would be
eliminated from the tariff bill.
The annexation treaty was at once
negotiated, and the papers were prepared
to be submitted to the President
on his return from his Southern
trip. On his return, on the loth, he
considered the subject, approved of
the treaty, and it was signed on the
morning of the 16tb.
IT the move towards immediate annexation
should result favorably, the
enemies of reciprocity and annexation
may consider themselves humble but
effective workers in securing that result.
By creating or fomenting differences
of opinions among Senators,
need of action by the United States
they have forced tht Administration
to act at once.
The Japanese trouble in Hawaii has
the attention of the Administration,
and it has emphasized the need active
policy, by the United States.
At the same time the Administration
has no jingo policy. It knows better
than the average politician that the
conservative element in this country
wishes no foreign complications. The
war spirit does not help trade. It keeps
men away frim ventures and new arrangements.
If it were generally believed
that Japan and Hawaii had
serious differences, it might influence
the judgment of conservative Senators,
who believe that we have enough
on hand. This can be clearly seen
In the Cuban affair. While Congress
seems to be very belligerent, and has
much reason to feel so, and it is rest
less because of the Spanish cruelties,
it does not intend to disturb Amercan
finances .A war with Spain would involve
the issue of many millions of
bonds, and the question would be at
once raised, how shall they be paid, in
gold or silver?
It is said that several of the Democratic
silver men are desposed to vote
for annexation, in order to show their
contempt for Mr. Cleveland. It is a
method of "kicking" the man who has,
they believe, ruined the Democratic
party. However, politicians as a rule
are very forgiving. They are men of
the world, and cannot afford to spend
their time revenging their grievances.
Regarding the value of prophecy, it
is noted that in an interview in tne
Washington Post, Capt Julius Palmer
declared that President JIcKinley
would not sign any annexation treaty
with Hawaii. At the moment he made
this solemn declaration, the treaty had
been engrossed, and would have been
signed, if all of the parties had been
The signing of the new treaty is
received with great favor by the
friendly press. Even the Washington
Post that has strongly opposed annexation
has a rousing article favoring
The most impartial observer notices
that bitter feeling towards annexation
is confined to only one or two Senators.
The old school Democrats say
they must have time to think over the
matter. These may, in the end, say,
"we are in some doubt, but if the Senate
is willing to take the chances, we
will not oppose." The friendly press
seems to believe that the subject will
go over until next winter, but that the
feeling for passing the treaty will increase
in the mean time.
At the present writing, no decisive
action has been taken by Senators
friendly to the treaty. If the Administration
believes that the Senate will
act promptly, it will push it Otherwise
it will let it go over. But the
opinion is growing that nothing will
be done during the present session.
It may be said that the Cabinet was
not entirely clear on the question of
negotiating the treaty at the present
time, or of delaying the subject until
winter. It has, however, been done,
and all that remains now is, to see
that it is carefully considered by the
men who must pass upon it.
W. N. A.
Kaincliamclia Girls School Last
The first commencement of the
Girls' School took place in
Kaumakapili Church last night before
an audience of something like 2,000
people, the largest number ever gathered
together in the native place of
worship. This very generous attendance
showed the interest that the people
of Honolulu have in the work that
is being done by Miss Pope and her
corps of worthy assistants.
On the specially constructed stage,
and about it were placed a large number
of palms, and above, on the organ
front were the words of the K. G.
S. motto: "Wake the Divine Within."
with the figures '97 beneath, all embroidered
in red on white.
When the audience had all been seated,
the graduates filed in and took their
places on the stage. With them were
Miss Pope, the principal; Rev. C. M.
Hyde, who distributed the diplomas,
and Rev. Timoteo, pastor of
If any special mention is to be made
of the numbers on the program, "The
Teacher and Trainer of Hawaii's Little
Ones," "The Servant of the Soul,"
"A Bit of Clay," "A Plea for Children"
and "A Practical Art" would come in
for very high standing. In all of the
speaking and reading done by the girls,
the clear enunciation, notwithstanding
the large crowd present and the noise
of certain hoodlums in the rear, was
a matter of frequent and favorable remark.
The girls did remarkably well.
In the singing, they were above reproach,
and showed to good advantage
the careful and painstaking training of
Miss Clymer. In the language of one
present, "The music was a revelation."
Miss Pope's work with the girls cannot
be too highly praised, and she and
her assistants may feel justly proud
that they have sent forth into the
world Hawaiian girls who are eminently
capable to take their places as
trainers of the young Hawaiians.
Following is the program in detail:
Motto: "Wake the Divine Within."
Chorus In Heavenly Love Abiding.
Kamehameha School for Girls.
Invocation Rev. C. M. Hyde, D. D.
The Teacher and Trainer of Hawaii's
Little Ones Lewa Iokia
Poem The Greatest Discovery
My Life at Kamehameha
Aoe Wong Kong
The Servant of the Soul
Wake the Divine Within
A Bit of Clay Kalei Ewaliko
Chorus Sweet May Barnby
A Plea for the Children.. Malie Kapali
Domestic Sciences.... Jessie Mahoahoa
The Use of Music Lydia Aholo
A Practical Art Julia Lovell
Poem At School Close Whittier
Presentation of Certificates.
Chorus Cradle Song ... Mendelssohn
Kamehameha School for Girls.
Kamehameha Girls' School Call.
Benediction Rev. E. S. Timoteo
The graduates were: Lydia Aholo,
Julia Akana, Kalei Ewaliko, Miriam
Hale, Lewa Iokia, Helen Kahaleahu,
Elizabeth Kahanu, Malie Kapali, Hat-tie
Kekalohe, Elizabeth Keliinoi,
Kiwaha, Julia Lovell, Jessie
Elizabeth Waiamau and Aoe
The Missionary packet Morning Star
was to have left San Francisco on
June 2Sth, and will probably arrive
here on oi about July 12th. The Star
will remain here long enough to take
on what freight there is here for her.
This will take about a week, at the
end of which time she will sail on her
regular annual trip to Micronesia.
The Star has been thoroughly repaired,
and the leak, which could not
be located for years, has been found
and stopped. The vessel is in fine con-
HAWAIIAN GAZETTE: TUESDAY, JULY 6, 1897. SEMI-WEEKLY.
HOWARD GOULD'S NEW YACHT NIAGARA.
Mr. Gould's new yacht will be the largest pleasure craft ever built in America,
bne is to be 270 feet in length and will have a beam of 36 feet, hich will make her
larger than some of tho new cruisers of our navy. She is not to be a speedy vessel,
but she be seaworthy enough to go around the world.
dition, and is ready for the long trip
she has before her.
Following is a list of the passengers
who are on their way to Honolulu en
the Morning Star: Beulah Logan,
Mrs. Lewis, Miss Olln, Mrs. Rauear
and son. Rev. Mr. Hendricks, Arthur
Alexander. The first two are missionaries
on their way to Micronesia.
You may hunt the world over and
you will not find another medicine
equal to Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy for bowel complaints.
It is pleasant, ftife and reliable.
For sale by all druggists and dealers,
Benson, Smith & Co., agents for
Cleanse your blood with AVer's
Sarsaparilla the most thoroughly
reliable alterative ever compounded.
For scrofula, boils, ulcers, sores, carbuncles,
pimples, blotches, and all
disorders originating in vitiated
blood, this medicine is a specific.
Ayer's Sarsaparilla is equally beneficial
as a remedy for catarrh, rheumatism,
and rheumatic gout. As a
Tonic, it assists the process of
digestion, stimulates the sluggish
liver, strengthens the nerves, and
builds up the body when debilitated
by excessive fatigue or wasting
illness. Physicians everywhere consider
Ayer's Sarsaparilla the best It
is a combination
of the most powerful alteratives and
tonics. No other blood-purifier gives
equal satisfaction or is so universally
OR. J. C. AYER & CO., Lowell, Mass., U. S. A.
GOLD MEDALS atthe World's Chief Expositions.
Ayer's Pills cure biliousness
Aoems for Hawaiian Islands:
HOLLISTER DRUG COMPANY
HONOLULU, H. I.
For the Treatment of Alcoholic,
Opium, Morphine, Gocoaine
and Other Kindred
136 Beretania Street, between Emma and Fort
Private carriage entrance on lane,
Emma street, opposite Chinese Episcopal
Separate cottage for medical advice
One hundred and sixty-three persons
have been successfully treated from
November, 1896, to May 30, 1897.
Satisfactory arrangements made for
patients from the Islands or from
Patients under .treatment have free
use of the Social Club Parlors.
DIRECTORS: Alex. Young, President;
W. R. Castle, Vice President;
J. A. Magoon, Treasurer; A. V. Gear,
Secretary; R. S. Scrimgeour, Auditor.
For further information, apply to
ROBT. SWAN SCRIMGEOUR,
Manager, Pro Tern.
Telephone, 706. -
Fancy being able to buy
In Honolulu a picture
framed handsomely in
white and gold moulding,
measuring .26x30 inches
It's a fact, and there are
others still larger and
better for J3.00, and from
Then there are Wall
Pockets for fl.25 fitted
with pictures, glass and
all which are dirt-cheap
at that price.
Drop in and have a look.
King Bros,' Art Store.
110 HOTEL STREET,
Are the most fashionable
obtainable. They are
woven in beautiful
designs, and the colors
are delicate or strong
Embraces the latest
conceits of French and
Full length and width
and sold single or in
pairs. These goods
were imported especially
by us for select
trade and bought at
prices which enable
us to offer them at exceptional
to order. Japanese
matting - covered
couches, for Summer
use, always in stock.
Are the handsomest in
J. H0PP & CO.
KING AND BETHEL STREETS.
Will do better on
HAY AND GRAIN
BOUGHT OF US
Is the very best at tho
VERY LOWEST PRICES.
fiDuann and Queen Streets.
Frank J. Kruger,
WHOLESALE OR RETAIL.
Watch Repairing a Specialty.
Prompt Attendance to All Orders.
FRANK J. ICRUCER,
Fokt Stbeet. Ho:oluj
No. 507 KING ST.
HONOLULU, H. I.
Shipping and Family
G. J. WALLER, Manager.
Highest Market Rates paid for
Hides, Skins and Tallow.
Purveyors to Oceanic and Pacific
Mail Steamship Companies.
CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY
The Famous Tourist Route of the World.
la CoflEectfoa vrllh the
Steamship tine Tickets Are Issued
To All Points la the United States and
Canada, via Victoria and
Banff, Glacier, Mount Stephen
and Fraser Canon.
Empress Line of Steamers frofflYincoflYe
Tickets to AU Points In Japaa, Chtos, IosJIa
tad Around the World.
For tickets lad (eneral Information aty U
Agents Canadian-Australian S.S. Liot
Canadian Pacific Railway.
Wholesale and Retail Grocer
813 KING ST. TEL. 119
Family, Plantation aad Ships' Stores Sonlied
on Short Notice.
New goods by every steamer. Orders from
the other Islands laith'ully executed.
SODA WATER WORKS CO.
Esgtosade. Cor. Fort and Alien Sts.
The handsome alpaccar
canton flannel and all wool
under skirts are a boon.
We have them plain or in
colors and handsomely embroidered.
We have marked
these goods down to annexation
prices in advance of
the times. Unfortunately-stock
is small and the ladies
Who call first will have the
Since our reduction sale
we have established the
largest remnant counter in
Honolulu: Goods are piled
high and the assortment is
unequalled. It consists of
Lawns, Flannelettes, Dimities
and Organdies. Beautiful
shades and texture.
A Model Plant is not complete without
Electric Power, thus dispensing
with small engines.
Why not generate your power from
one CENTRAL. Station? One generator
can furnish power to your Pump,
Centrifugals, Elevators, Plows, Railways
and Hoists; .also furnish light
and power for a radius of. from 15 to
20 miles. .
Electric Power being used saves tho
labor of hauling coal In your field, also
water, and does away with high-priced
engineers, and only have one engine to
look after inyour mill.
Where water power Is available It
costs nothing to generate Electric
THE HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY
is now ready to furnish Electric
Plants and Generators of all descriptions
at short notice, and'also has
on hand a large stock of Wire, Chandeliers
and Electrical Goods.
All orders will be given prompt attention,
and estimates furnished for
Lighting and Power Plants; also attention
Is given to House' and Marine
THEO. HOFFMAN, Manager.
AT THE GAZETTE OFFICE.
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