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title: 'The Independent. (Honolulu, H.I.) 1895-1905, November 16, 1897, Image 4',
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A new lot of tliH Kineit
Autohnrps, QulturB, Vtoliiin, Fto.
Also a now Invoice of the Celebrated
Specially manufactured for the tropica,
climnto, Bocond lo none,
MOHR THAN 100 OK THEtM SOIiD
On tho Hawaiian Islands during '.ho Inst
Also tho choicest European mid
Beers, Ale, Wines & Liquors
at most ihuponaulk rntcK".
Corner King & Bethel Streets.
321 3'2J King Street.
I he Loading
"' agnn tauiactuver.'
. ALL HArr.ntAL8 OK baud . .
Vul fnrniub. ovorythlng outside, steam
hnats nud boilers.
-. hoeing a Specialty.
I ('I.Kf'HItNK S72.
) i ifl". V, O Box U.
v& 130 Fort Street,
ir i. it- 'rom the o'her Islands in Building
rnmming, Painting, Etc, Etc.,
promptly attended to.
Wr. V7. WRIGHT, Proprietor.
, (Buooesaor to G. West).
Metropolitan Meat Go.
81 KING STREET.
'. J. tVAH.il, - Manager.
Retail . . .
Tbo obovo jo now bo
prooured in such quoutitios
upon leaving orders with"
H. E. Hclotne & Bro.
T. KIIOUSE, - - - Prop,
IV Day ... , $i!.C0
SHRiOiAL MONTHLY RATES.
tfl if Attendance, thn Kent Kltuiitlofi
m PIN (HO.
WESTERN SUGAR REFINING CO.,
"" San Francesco, Oal.
HA lil) WIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS..
I Philadelphia, Poun., USA.
NEWELL UNIVERSAL MILL CO.
(Manf. "Nationnl Cnno Shrcddor").
New York, U. S. A.
N. OHLANDT & CO.,
RIBBON IRON & LOCOMOTIVE
San Francisco, Oal.
Win. 0. liwln President A Manager
W. M. Gilford, r Becretary it Treasurer
fhco. 0. Porter Auditor
AUKNTS OF TJIE
Oceanic Steamship Gomp'y
Of Rnn Vrnilnlsnn. Pal.
W. II. RICKARD,
Generai Business Agent
WILL ATTEND TO
Conveyancing in All Its Branches
Collecting and All Business
Matters of Trust.
All baslnes entrusted to him will receive
prompt and careful attention.
OtHro, Hnnnkan. HiwiinUnB. Hawaii.
LONG BRANCH BATHS
WAIKIKI BEACH, Honolulu, II. I.
0. J. SHERWOOD, Poprh'lor.
Ihere earth and air, and sea and sky,
M'ith breaker's sour, giie lullaby.
King Street Tram-Ca's pass tho door.
I and eliildrpii specially earns for.
SAMUEL J. MAODONALD.
GoUNSLLLOn at Law.
201 Morobant Street (ono door from
- Fort Street.) "
655 Honolulu, H. I. tf.
WILCOX & SOBRERO,
Real Estate and General Business
Aoents, Also Surveyors,
Offlco 1i Konla Streot, Honolulu.
R. N. BOYD,
Surveyor and Real Estate Agent.
Ollko: Bethel Strott, over the New
230 Model Restaurant. iy
PlumdInq, Tin, Copper and Sheet
King Street, Honolulu.
ICaahuiiianu Street, Honolulu.
HAWAIIAN WINE CO
Frank Brown, Mauagor.
U Mti'l '11 - llnnnlnln W. T
ALLBN & ROBINSON,
Dealer' in Lumiser and Coal and
Building Materials of
.,.. hi.boi Mopoliiln
(Continued from 1st jwjc.)
it. What is good for you is bad for
us. Tho, only Rood thiug you gave
us was education. But you gavo ui
other things with it. You Rave us
your diseanefl. Very bad disease?,
too, some of them. We did not
kuow hat consumption was before
you came. Now hundreds of tho
youiiR men and the young women
have got it. Rheumatism, too, wo
got from you; and have T uot myself
boun laid low with paralysis? And
has Wahanui not got tho gout?
Then, loo, wo got fever, and our
children die off with diphtheria.
Think, too, of tho thousands who
died with measles in ouo year. And
is thero uot small-pox? The Pake lea
goes to the hospital when he is ill
aud gets cured; iho Maori goes to
his whare and dies there. And
drinkl That is the worst disease.
That attacks all, old and young
alike. It kills the women as well as
the men. Look at the king. It is
killing him, and hid sons, too. You
give us clothes and blankets to keep
us warm, and when wo go without
them wo got cold, bo that they, ton,
cause trouble. No, Mr. Ballauce,
civilisation is good foryou, but it is
death to us."
Here, then! is the secret of tho
decay. While wo have given the
Maoris our diseases, we have not
bestowed on them tho mesas of
combating them. Tho mortality,
particularly among tho children, is
extraordinary. While travelling
through the King Country some
yenrs ago, I was forced by stress of
weather to speud tho night in a
whare at Kopua. Thero were about
twenty human beings, including
myself, huddled together in a space
about 20ft. by 12 ft., and thero was'
not a soul who was not wet through
Several wero already suffering from
luug disease, and, in addition to
lying about in wet clothes, they had
the disadvantage of having little or
nothing betwoen them and tho soft,
damp clay. To mo the experience
was almost fatil, but to my
so I might call them -it
was an every-day occurrence in the
wet season. Once sow the germs of
disease in suoh surroundings with
no village doctor or
to check the outbreak in its initial
stages, and time will do the remainder.
It in surprising that the
Govordment has not done something
to cluck the spread of disease among
' Another cause contributing to the
decay of the Maoris is the remarkable
choice displayed by some of
the tribes in tboir selection of a
settlement. In tho days of tho
wars it was customary to
select elevated table-lauds, hill-tops,
and mountain sides for pahs aud
kaingas', becauso of their greater
safety from a strategic point of view.
It was necessary to be high up and
secure from roprisals, but tho now
weapons aud methods of warfaro introduced
by the British altered all
this; aud hencoforth villages were
established iu the lowlying or
swampy regions. When King
convened his meeting of tho
tribes iu 1881, he fixed on
us the scene of his groat
encampment. Wuares and
were run up on a delta anklo
deep in mud, anil hero some thousands
of mon, women and children
lived and slept, with what consequences
to themselves may be
Tho hoary mortality among
women aud children is not lo be.
, wondered at. In tlio days beforo
horses and publio houses, Maori
womeu stayed at homo aud looked
after their little ones, Now they do
neither. As Maori children are
brought up under tho now conditions,
it is impossible for tho race to
hold its own. The mothers Hook
into the border towns, carrying
their children with Ihoui, A whole
family will get on oue horse, covering
Ihe animal from the oars to tho
tail, sex counting for nothing iu the
style of equestrianism adopted,
While tho paronfs roll aboul drunk
tho children must tako their chances
in the matter of food, and ll'ae children
under such conditions, eat
whatever couie in their way, To
llm add the combined effects of bad
weather and poor clothes porhaps
uo clothes at all and It nill not be
wondered at that the Maorics, as a
racf, are declining fast.
For ulauy years tho Maories hav6
boou drawn away from their settle
incuts to attend the Liud Courts in
tho border towns of Waikato,
Mauiwatu, und Tarauakl,
with tho most dreadful consequences
to thnmsflves. Hundreds
of thousands of pounds have' beau
paid ovor to thorn by tho land companies,
and every penny of tho
money has gono in tho wild indulgence
of every vicious propensity.
What they did not spotfd in dissoluteness
was taken from them by
tho "Kaiwakawakas" and the unscrupulous
Ou tho top of all came the tangis,
or funeral feasts, of the native population.
A .Maori of distinction
will die of an infectious disease, and
all the tribq for miles around will
gather round his corpse, to whino
aud lament aud to eat aud drink. I
have seen as mtich as 100 paid over
to a grog merchant for supplies for
one of these wakes, and tho quality
of some of tho stuff served out was
so dreadful that the entire camp remained
in a stato of raaduess for
days after, porpotrating all kinds of
fantastic outrages. Thou tho deadly
infection from the corpso began
to toll, and for months tho taingis
would continue, as ono aftor another
tho luckless people dropped off, distorted
Civilization has many great advantages
for tho Maories, as for
other races, but thero are two sides
to civilization; and, unhappily, the
New Zsalandors have known tbo
worst. . F. E. in the Australasian.
A theory of polity that aims to
snouro the reconstruction of society
increase of wealth, aud a more equal
distribution of tho products of labor
through the publio collective ownership
of labor aud capital (as distinguished
from property) qnd tho
public collective management of all
industries. Its motto is, "Every ono
according to his deeds."
NO CHOLERA HERE..
Tho physicians say there is little
danger of cholera ever appearing In
Honolulu, on account of climatic conditions,
and particularly on account
of .the purity of tho most popular beverage
used tho oclcbratcd Rainier
Beer. This beer is pronounced by experts
as the most healthful beverage
sold. On tap or in bottle nt tho Criterion
Saloon. Phono 783.
Juatico Must Not bo Delayed.
But above all if we be just men,
we shall go forward in the name of
truth and right, bearing this iu
mind that when the case is proved,
and hour is come, justice delayed is
Government and co-operation are,
in all things and eternally, tho laws
of lifo; auarohy and competition,
eternally and in all things, tho laws
Ltdies Shirts for 50 cents. Tho
$1 Night Gown is n wonder at N. S.
Rough weathor and plenty of
rain is reported from the Hamakua
Ladies night kowus. well made.
good cottou, for 60 cents, LadiesJ
unemises o lor ;ja tins ween at
It don't pay to make uuderwear
whon ;vou can buv it so ohoap, tho
Uuderwear that N S. Sachs is selling,
is specially made for him, and
every garment is guarautoed."
J. T. LUND,
General Repair Shop
Fort Stfoet, opp. Olab Stnblos.
- AND -
Worn-out Parts Renewed
Grins and Locks Repaired
Bolnpf a Tract'cal Machinist, All Work
70U Cluarnntccd. tf
guaUtti3uCukrMM Wftill'tir' i- -A- -
Why pcoplo come long distances lo buy at
REASON I Becauso ono customer lolls
another luiw much they have savcii by
dealing at this livonnd lia.llfo
ISEAS'IN !i -Because the hHvnK from
their grocory bill h"iw them to pay the'
If jou don't what our customer
say-just glvo us a call and bo convinced.
TEL. 7V. Oppnaltfl Railway Pnpnt
S. I. SHAW, Proprietor.
Corner King and Nuuann Btrects.
Bruce Waring & Co.,
Real Estate Dealers.
503 Fort St., near King.
Houses and lots, and
Lands Fort sale
vtf Parties wishing to dispose of their
ProtwfHR". i" InvltPil fn roll nn tn.
(I.ATE II. LIOllTIO.)
No. 22, Berelanlu Streot, near Fort,
Is prepared io do First-class Photographic
work In tho Litest Siyles with
Ncatnpss nnd Dispatch. Tho only ground
iloor An Gallery nntl Studio on tho Islands
Correct Likeness and Good Vious
Nouo but experienced Hawaiian Artists
Employed, nnd no Orientals
KUPIHEA & McOANDIESS.
IS PREPARED TO
Manufacture and Repair
All kinds of Jewelry.
WW UnU.llnu. Vnri M it
The Pioneer Bakery
Bread, Pies, Cukes of all kinds, frosh
every day. ,
Frcsli Ice Cream mado of tho Best Wood-lawn
(Jroam In all Flavors.
The Finest Home-made Confectioner;,
Horse or Dog
ie siok -
Call on A. It. ROWAT, D V. 8.
OMIpp fllnb Rtxhlna If
Has romovv.il his Plumbing Business, from
King street to the promises on
Wnrmnrly occupied. by Uo,.
SUBSCRIBERS ARK RESPEO'IFULLY
. notified that all subscriptions are
btrlctly n advance by the month,
quarter or year
K I. TESTA,
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