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AUSTIN'S HAWAIIAN WEEKLY.
Aside from policy all the papers The Paris Exposition will pre
of Honolulu seen to unite in choos- sent an opportunity to combat
ing Hassingerfor the vacant office of these theories as to the enterprise
Minister of the Interior. It is re- and resource of the native in
freshing to see the editorial pages of habitants of Uncle Sam's new
Independent and I lser agreeing on possessions. Exhibits showing
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HONOLULU, OCTOBER ax, 1899.
It is doubtful policy on the yellow journalism is not calculated
part of the morning paper to, to solve the problem, or stand us
after the City of Para has left, higher in the estimation of either the
vituperate the officers who control War Department, or the other Pow
its military assignment. There era at Washington,
are always two sides to a ques- The hackdrivers of Honolulu,
tion and developments have great- not citing Dunwell necessarily as
ly reduced Dunwell s side of the a case in point are at times m'ore
case. It is not policy of Hawaii farninar and sometimes imperti
to write leading articles two col- nent than their position warrants.
umnsionagainst me prestige 01 This is due doubtless greatly to
one man for office.
Now that the great value of Ha
waii as a base of supplies has been
so permanently established, we may
reasonably expect the Government to
go ahead with their contemplated
worka early next year, or soon in the
next century. The Kalihi and Ho
nolulu harbors will be made one and
ships no longer lie in the stream
awaiting wharfage room.
A recent body of tourists en
route to Australia commented in
no small terms of surprise upon
the position assumed by the na
tives. One of the party, a Ger
man of education and consider-
native workmanship in machine
made factures should be shown.
Patterns of machinery obsolete
and new. Books, typographically
handled by nauVes, should be
presented. It is only fair and
just that the stigma should be
removed from the Hawaiians by
the nations who have assumed a
protectorate over them. The
Hawaiians never needed coercion
by fire and sword to force them to
enjoy the advantages of modern
thought. The desire and the
faculty, if dormant, were always
A FALSE ALARM. The WEEKLY,
the American army. That the the fact that man o &e de8 nesian
officer was not the example to i jj r ..i r whom
omcer was not tne example to fi,Q j..: manu .!, tn
his men in striking Dunwell " va our own town, exercise familiar
sans dire, the act was not that ity towards them.
ui an umtci iiuu a uciiiicuiaii,
able prominence in the Father- in publishing Assistant Secretary
land, vented his astonishment as Vanderlip's letter last Saturday,
follows : "It is a matter of was not attempting to spring an
wonderment to me. In Europe alarm.
we imagine, having had no direct
evidence to the contrary, that
the Hawaiian natives are as the
Maoris and members of the Poly
nesian croup, merely savages, to
but he was reprimanded by his
leading officer who has full au
thority by the laws of theAmer
ican government to enquire into
and adjust his case. There is on
reason to doubt the intention 01
Our " Scissors and Paste"
contemporary discovers a rumor
anent the displacement of Presi
dent Dole. We editorially, says
the " Tiser" heard it yesterday,
but are informed that others
heard it days ago. The morning
civilization has brought the
curses instead of the material
benefits with which native nature,
as a rule, does not assimulate. I
find, to my astonishment, in your
press-rooms, your machine shops,
natives as foremen of various de
partments. I find them skilled
mechanics, astute lawyers and
acute business men. As sailors
and boatmen, I am told they are
It was a mere statement
of facts that had come into the
hands of this paper and of con
siderable interest to the public.
It is hard to think that Mr. Van
derlip, after definitely dictating
Honolulu both at the heading and
in the body of the letter, should
confound Honolulu " with Porto
Rico or some other place," and
despite the opinion of Colonel
Ruhlen and others in the Star
Documentary evidence from
Washington is at the present
standing primary evidence.
There are statements in the San
Francisco papers that counterfeiting
is being largely practised in the
Philippines and Hawaii. Branches
of the United States Secret Service
are to be established here in that
cult of course, for the officers to con- tW thprp is nn truth in the nnininn is rpnllv the fixed oninion respect. 1 he counterteiting is news
1 1..1 ti .1 , ., . i, .1 !? i j Tnmnsr
nave uniy ueen unuer rumor.
thf pnmtnnnrliniT rfftnr tn rlpnl
properly with the matter. journal then promptly interviews unexcelled. It is a complete sur-
the only people who would natur- prise to me and, believe me, will
The Weekly is not for a moment ally be under obligations, diplo- be to the Eastern world at large."
attempting to defend the actions of matic and otherwise, to deny the It seems almost incalculable to
the troops in Honolulu. It is dim- reDort. and tnumDhantlv reports those livinc here that such an
trol men who
their charge a few weeks. Still
more complicated is the situation
when officers themselves lead the
As regards the roaming of soldiers
on "a tear" about the city, the haul
ing in of the offenders by our own
police is inevitable. You cannot wait
for a police detail from the transport
wnen a cmnaman is maltreated, a
:ic in iiu 11 uui in nit upiinuil io icuiiv mc iiasu upuiun .
Whether there is or not of the bulk of the civilized world. t0 most ot us-
this is somewhat peculiar journ- We pass as a joke the saying:
alism. " Oh! they think we are all sav-
The Weekly takes pride unto ?Bfs. eeI " bxxt, theIe frem
itself on the present number. We "b,bft ihf fact,that Pe0Ple
Wpn't nnnlandfid ourselves verv think that to a large degree.
much on our new volume, but,
now that the etching plant has
settled down to working order,
we feel self-congratulary about
It is within the grounds of pro
bability that Hawaii is holding
its customs and closing its pocket-
books until the arrival 01 the
In eaoh distriot of the Islands of
Hawaii and Kauai.
Liberal terms and permanent work
to responsible and faithful men or
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Japanese robbed, or the Home Bak the work turned out, especially 0nera comoanv. but it seems as THE AUSTIN PUBLISHING 00., Ltd.
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ery relieved of its cutlery.
The Colonel in command on the
City of Para, as before said, will
doubtless deal with his offending
subordinate, still the action of resist
ing the police and refusing an inter
view is palpably in the wrong.
border, half-tone engraving and
all, is turned out by our own
company and printed on our own
The Orpheum keeps up a good
record, but the Opera House has
drawn only fair houses while
Herr Friedenthal's recitals have
not met the enthusiasm they
merit. Space prevents a lengthy
notice of Herr Friedenthal in the
recular column, but the visit of
if the interest of things dramatic
are at ebb tide in Honolulu.
F. 0. Box 789,
Honolulu, Hi I.
Honolulu has had "all sorts and
conditions " of soldiers. The best,
the most orderly have been those
who have won their spurs, the vete
rans of Cuba. Their walk and ac
tions showed, that thev had earned
their right to a nation's pride that that gentleman has been a verita-
they would net lightly throw away, ble treat for the musical commun
but we are at the mercy of whatever ity here. His technique is bnl
riff raff from the East may pass liant, his poetry in interpretation
through here, . facile and broad, while his won-
The matter is a serious one and derful repertoire add to the at
must be handled in some way, but tractions of his recitals.
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