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THE HOOtrLU F.FJTBHCAS, SATURDAY, JULY li, 1500,
THE IIQmPLfr REPUBLICAN.
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HONOLULU. ILT, JULY 14. 1800.
The word. Canton, as a ttetA lln In
the newspapers, is bobbing ap quite
numerottaiy, both from Ohio and China.
Oa tfeiag can be urged In favor of
country did not participate
la the Czar's pence conference at The
HSiie. Give the dragon his due.
A ew party has ben organized in.
New York to "purify State politics."
The labor element Is behind it. It certainly
ha mapped nut for Itself a most
The HetwMfcan is Jtart one month old
to-day. It's a protty lively infant.
Isn't it, for that ag And look over
Its afreritetng columns at the business
bowing. Good, isn't it?
It Is about time the Boxers sent commissioners
to the nations. Thrse
are ovidcntly not up-to-date
in statesmanship. They would do
well U) engage a few of our idle American
Shall it go forth to the national
ration at Washington that the
Republican- Governor of Hawaii has
strangled the party organization in the
new Territory in its Infancy by making
unfair partisan appointments'
Akuika, boastt that it will add
of gold to the wealth of the
world. Secretary Seward's $7,000,000
purchase, much ridiculed at the time,
was a mighty fine investment, no matter
from what standpoint it Is viewed.
There are many well-informed
of Hawaii, active participants, too,
in the various movements against the
monarchy, who say that "this is American
torritory." not "because of some of
the old-timers," hut dospito them.
"The Citizens' Guard" are foolish
enough to think thoy had something to
do with annexation.
Tho "strenuous effort" will figure
strongly in the pending campaign. It
U. rvtnktiiic wild in nominntinc
Gonoral Grant for tho Presidency in
1SS1, "the arduous greatness of things"
that has always characterized the Re
publican party. It is a part of Its entire
history, and never more fully realized
than in the last four years. J
Tlie Democrats and Independents of
Hawaii are entitled to representation
upon the boards of registration In
ovory district in the Territory. The Republican
party cannot afford to be
charged with being so partlsau as to refuse
any other party representation
upon tho boards. Such appointments
would give color to the most groundless
charges or corruption and dishonesty.
The party must avoid this by nil
Thousands of the friends of Thomas
Brackett Keed -are sorry to note that
ho is still sulking in his political tent.
Political disappointments have so
aoured the ponderous Maine statesman
against tlie party which so frequently
and signally honored him that even a
558,000 a year poultice in the shape of
an Insurance retainer haTnot mollified
him. His old henchman, Joe Manley,
Is to the fore, however, and Maine will
'again be in the Republican column
this year, as usuaU.
The Republican believes there are
good Democrats and Independents in
every district In the Territory, who
would mntcA vntimliln nwmlN of tin
boards of registration men, too, who I
nave tne esteem and confidence of the
people in the communities in which
they may live, irrespective of partisan
bias and whose appointment would
reflect credit upon the administration
Shall It go forth to the country that
tho Governor of Hawaii refused the
Democratic and Independent parties
representation upon the boards of registration?
Manitoba, Northwest Territory, has
about determined to adopt a prohibition
law, and the liquor men are asking
compensation in the total sum of
$2,000,000. The demaad of the saloon
men is generally regarded as reasonable.
Inasmuch as they are engaged
In a business that was legalised and regarded
as legitimate. The Government
is disinclined to allow compensation.
and, despite the stroag proslWtioa
feeling In ,Manitoba, there Is said to
bo danger of defeat ualess tho liquor
men are made whole. a part, at least,
for the kdscs they will aaturally sustain.
Bad sews cewes fro tfea, Stats,
to the wheat crot of UttejpftrJi
Bald to be a hl failure, aad th QM?
.a cago expert. Saow, declares tfeaun&el
situation Is a BatJoaal eakUBlty."
resort oely half a erep, bt
k jm.im tows ever iroa teat yr
so that there k new a risible supply
la that State of SW.ftM toss, it is U
Jin great frala tt o tk North-
west, however, where the main loss i
sustained. The combined yield of the
Dakptas and Minnesota is estimated si
but, 5,0v0,000 bushels, as against 200,-090.000
last year and 2&&&J6G9 In 1SS3.
In view of th"s statementsCaicajie
wheat ought to be a good buy
In selecting the boards of registration
for the Territory, Governor Dole
has. In our opinion, done the Republican
party of the new Territory almost
irreparable barm. It is hard for many
men to acknowledge themselves in the
wrong, but Governor Dole can do much
to reinstate himself In the confidence
of all fair-minded people if he will
promptly recall the appointments made
and reappoint new boards.
In every State and Territory in the
Union since registration and election
boards were established, it has been
the universal custom to make these
boards non-partisan or bi-partisan. It
has not only been the unwritten, but
the written, law that registration and
election boards should be composed of
men representing all political parties.
whenoveranyStatehas varied from this
principle fraudulent elections have re-suited,
and the voice of the people has
been overridden by dishonest methods.
The Infamous Goebel election law of
Kentucky, under which the election of
lost fall was held in that State, placed
the entire election machinery in the
hands of the Democratic party. Under
it Mr. Taylor, who was honestly elected
Governor of the State by a majority
of several thousand votes, despite acknowledged
frauds, was counted out of
the office by a partisan Legislature.
Republicans and honest Democrats
throughout the length and breadth of
the land denounced the Goebel act as
the most iniquitous law of the kind
ever enacted. Under it party feeling in
the State became so aroused that rioting
and assassination resulted. Senator
Goebel, who stood as the embodiment
of the law, and who was to benefit
by its infamous unfairness, not to
use a harsher term, was assassinated
In the capitol grounds and the great
State of Kentucky disgraced. All this
from having partisan boards which
knew not the meaning of fairness.
It is the universal" rule in every
State and county for the duly organized
party committees to recommend to the
appointing power the names of
ble party men to servo pn the registra -
tlon or election boards. With a nar
rpwness worthy of a better cause Governor
Dole utterly ignored all party
organizations in the Territory. Iloth
the Democratic and Republican parties
were duly organized in Hawaii two
months ago, Both choso Territorial
committees to represent the party organization.
The Republicans have
gone further and organized precinct
clubs In the Island of Hawaii
a splendid party organization.
Governor Dole was appointed Governor
of Hawaii as a Republican, and as such
ho stands as the representative of a
Republican administration at Washing
ton. Any acts of omission or commission
that he may make while in office
are charged against the national administration
at Washington. For him
to ignore the party organization in the
Territory is to put himself above party
and Is virtually a reflection upon the
Republican President who appointed
In appointing the registration boards
for the TerritoFy, Governor Dole ignored
the party organization of the
Territory. The Territorial committee
was not asked to recommend a single
man for tlie boards. Likewise was tho
treatment accorded tho Democratic or
ganization. The Territorial committee
was not asked to recommend any
one: it was in nowise consulted o.
given a hearing; no more was the Independent
party. So-called Republicans,
close personal followers of the
Governor, wire appointed, regardless
of their standing in the party. Notwithstanding
this, the Republican
party, as a party, and not tho
personally, is held responsible for
The Republican party, in all its history,
has been too big and noble and
generous and grand ever to resort tc
such unfair partisan appointments as
the Governor of Hawaii has been
guilty of. In New York State, despite
tho frauds perpetrated by Tammany,
the Republican parry enacted honest
election and registration laws, providing
for bi-partisan boards, the Democrats
having equal representation witn
the Republicans. Following tho notorious
election frauds In the Cincinnati
In 1SS3, the Republican Legis
lature passed a new election law providing
for a bi-partisan board of
and registration, and as many
Democrats as Republicans were on the
board, and dishonest elections in that
State have been unknown, ever since.
The State of Maryland elected a Republican.
Goversor and Legislature in
1SS3 for the first time In its history, 3nd
one of the first laws enacted by the
Republicans was one providing for bipartisan
election boards under which.
the old repeaters of Baltimore eouIJ
aot perpetrate their work.
The whole history of the Republican
party Is one of justness and fairness,
aad it falls to Governor Dole of the
hw Territory of Hawaii to change ail
JU& bright record of the party hy ap.
ipwauas regmrauoa Boards la every
district la th Territory aaade, up
of Bepablic with
.but ok pewible exception.
,As ohairoaB of the rkttratioa
board is the IslBd of Oahu. Muv GmJ
rsorSpoiMM Mr. XorrU Awirewsu
who ws one of the men turned down
by the taU CouaHl of Sute for a
, sitioa npoa the Court of Claims, ilr.
! Andrews" affiliations are not tvith th
rank and file of the party, but with a
small minority which was repudiated
In the primaries in May by the votes
of the straight party men He rcala
I not have secured the endorsement of
the members of the Territorial committee
of Oahn. and no appointment
could have been made that would have
been more displeasing to the real party
As a wrecker of the Republican par?
of the Territory of Hawaii, Governo-Dole
has made a most admirable star
in these strictly partisan appointments.
He should at once proceed to
undo the wrong he has Inflicted upon
his party and upon the Territory. Xo
creature is greater than its creator, and
no man is greater than his partv.
The possible demand of Hawaii for
admission to the American. Union as a
sovereign State is just now agitating
the statesmen on the mainland. It has
given some of the more tfmid over
there a political ague. It will be seen by
an editorial from that able, and usually
level-headed and fair, newspaper, the
Washington Post, republished on this
page, that Hawaii's ambition in this
direction is not to go uncontested. Indeed,
the Post is disposed to chaff us
and to speak disparagingly of our population.
It even goes as far a? to
threaten to shut us out by Constitu
tional amendment. That's unkind, to4.
say the least. The Post ought to suspend
judgment until it knows us better.
We are not "whoopers" over here,
and as the statistics demonsrate, there
is a lower standard of illiteracy in the
Territory of Hawaii than in the District
of Columbia or in 90 per cenKpf
the States and other Territories of the
Union. Hawaii has a population nearly
double that of-Arizona. Its inhabitants
will surely compare favorably with
those of Oklahoma and New Mexico,
either as to the whito or the brown
people. "The back counties of Hawaii"
will cast as intelligent a vote as the
"Hoop-pole counties" of Pennsylvania,
where they are said to be still voting
for Jackson,' the "Cracker" counties of
Tenne&see. the blackbelt of Georgia
and Mississippi or the Tarantula-juice
counties of Indiana. And if the people
of "a back county in the State of Hawaii"
prove themselves good Ameri-
cans. loyal and law-abiding, whv
shoul(1 nofe they have right to;BpSf t
"the balance of parties in Congress"
equally with any other section of the
This is not a "whoop" for Statehood,
but for justice. Hawaii has been
admitted unreservedly as a Territory,
of the United, and is entitled to all the
rights and privileges accorded Territories
on the mainland. It would now
scarcely bo possible to pass a Constitutional
amendment that T:ou!d apply-adversely
to the political rights of Hawaii
as an integral member of the
American federation. Such an effort
would be in violation of our treaty
rights and the at least implied contract
between Hawaii and the Union
contained in the Organic Act.
The Post, however, need not excite
itself over "this sort of nonsense," as it
is pleased to designate what should
be a laudable ambition on the part of
Hawaii. This Territory is quite content
with its present political status.
There is no serious agitation for Statehood
here, and those who onco thought
that these Islands should have been
admitted as a State have accepted the
situation loyally and in entire good
Of course, the Statehood germ is
here, and every true American has
been inoculated with it. It is tlie hope
that stimulates every effort toward tho
upbuilding of the Territory, and it is
a prospective right which the people of
Hawaii will not surrender without protest.
Now will the Post be good?
HO STATEHOOD FOB UWtllJ
From U10 Washington IN$t.)
Only one of all the sixteenth amendment
propositious that have been offered
and discussed iu the past thirty
years has teemed to the Post to be desirable,
or to have any chance of adoption.
That one was proposed during
the recent session of Congress, its
purpose being to limit the area of the
United States proper to our continental
domain. In other words, it proposed
to bar all of our insular acquisitious
from Statehood. The Post would like
to have such a provision as that implanted
in our fundamental law, but it
has Utile hope of such a
While we believe there are millions
of patriotic citizens srho share
our opposition to insular Statehood.
we see 110 encouraging prospect that
Such an amendment will command tha
support required to place it in the Constitution.
WerefertothL$sibjectat this time
beeaweTot the fact that one of the political
parties in Hawaii pledges itself
tO'"support any organization in the
TJuif ed States which win work to make
Hawaii a Stain of the Union. If insular
Statehood were constitutionally
prohibited, the inhabitants of Hawaii
would not be exploiting that sort of
nonsense, uor would their fellow citizens
of tlie States be troubled with anticipations
of a possibly coming time
wnen itesidential elections may be
decided anil the balance of partiea in
Congress be upset by returns from a
lack county in the State of Hawaii,
But if oar in Hawaii
will take the troubla to stady the history
of New Mexico aad Arizona, they 1 at
wiUpobably conclude to M their
of 'th next o? sense sore remote
feaertfo& do all the wbeopl&g
p fer Statehood. 3f eaawMle, in order
to for 1hos far-off
whoopees t work on, this generation
skoakl .isdnee about 130,000
and lutUigjfc whit people
to migrate to Hwil"aud "srrow ti
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