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Christian Voters Alone
to Blame For the
ORATOR INBICATES A SOLUTION
LAND OF BIBLES WHERE GIN
MILLS WIN OUT OVER THE
Addressed Fair Sized Audience at Y
MCA Yesterday Evening
Men Afraid to Vote as TheyPray
Should Fall Asleep.
John G. Woolley. the defeated candidate
for President or the United
States on the Prohibition ticket at the
last election, delivered an aJurcss before
a fair-sized audience at the au
ditoriutn of the Young Men's Christ-ion a
Association building yesterday
evening. Mr. Woollcy's roniark3
throughout were made in a conversational
tone. He hardly rose to oratorical
flights. Mr. Woolley hiuged
the basis of his whole discourse upon
the power of the ballot. He was of
the opinion that other methods would
never prove effective In the long run.
Ho Insisted the vote of the Christian
man would afford a powerful weapon
against the onward march of the liquor
Mr. Woolley Is en route to Australia
oa a pleasure trip. The address
given yesterday evening will in all
probability be the last the speaker
will deliver in Honolulu on the present
The. speaker began by saying that
he was of the opinion that this was
a Christian country as well as a place
where people were Imbued with ue
principles of prohibition sentiment,
and especially so if the so-called
Christian people exerted themselves.
The liquor interests in the country
were likened to a great and overpowering
wave which Is represented as
sweoninc over the land, degrading
rulnlnc the homes, notwitnsianums
the fact "thnt nearly., fifty pr-cent"
of the, .people have a direct interest In
thr making of the laws.
Mr. Woolley waB strongly impress-
od with the necessity of tlie average
Christian "mans living up io a tw
ons of his faith especially on election
day It wns to this source ot
at the polls that the growth ot
the liquor Interests was laid by the
"It Is n fact," continued Mr. Woolley.
"ninety-nine out of one-hundred
Christian voters of the republic voted
for the saloons at the last election.
This -state ot things should not be.
There is no need for Ignorance concerning
the liquor business. The
preachers have been expounding the
gospel of temperance and abstinence
for many years. The evil effects of
nimhnlir Intoxicants had been re
counted In the public schools.
while the voters
might have agreed upon tariff revision,
the silver question or expansion, the
protection of the home, the school,
the Innocence of the children, were
evidently not considered as relatively
important. Fact wns they were
Ignored. The liquor interests hold
the rolns ot the government of the
United States today.
Mr. Woolley then made an attempt
to affix the blame ot the prodigious
growth of the liquor Interests. H
made his deductions by a sort of
process of elimination. He hardly
stood In perfect accord with some people
that poor cooking was one ot the
of increased alcoholic consumption.
Ho could not positively declare that
the physicians were responsible for
the growth. He deplored the fact
that sG much alcohol was given to
patients In the medicines administered.
Ho did not lay the entire blame
of the drink evil to scolding wives,
notwithstanding that such an
in an otherwise well regulated
family sometimes leads to frequent
inundations o! spirituous liquors. In
the coarse ot his remarks Mr. Wool-ley
exempted the politicians, the W.
C. T. U. women, the third Party
Prohlbltlontsts, the saloon keepers,
ami tho preachers.
Mr. Woolley finally narrowed down
to the guilty party.
"Who Is It?" he declared, sbakiag
the fincer of warninjc at his audience.
-I say it is yon. yes, YOU: It. Is just,
such people as are before mc this
evening who are responsible la the
irrostoKt measure for the spread aad
continuance ot the liquor traffic. We
live In a land of Blbtes. and where
the gin mills beat tho churches in
the race for existence. We live la
a land where a worn caaaot b
heard In her own Interests or protect
herself from this evil. It it I true
that the men cannot control the mr
interests, way do they we
the we. kt th to the
polts aai work, white th. 4rer
regale UseK Hh slfeerf
"Woaftcv was emvfcauc i
declaratiofi tht somsUktarva radi
cally rrew wm lVwTV T
times wer wl to c C jrt.
Hc'iM kfc a
by Insisting that the country and the
nation would never be. saved by the
preachers. While he had nothing derogative
for the clergy,, Mr. Woolley
thought that the members of the cloth,
might improve their tactics in reform
lines. la fact throughout his enure
argument the speaker was strongly
bound to one opinion and that was
that the real work of exterminating
the liquor interests could be done
only at the polls.
In the course of the address the prohibition
candidate facetiously remarked
that he had not come to revile
or scold over the saloon business,
cne which he was given to understand
was the most profitable in the islands.
He dismissed the saloon keeper with
very few words, declarisg that In his
opinion he was a far better man than
the Christian voter who is afraid to
vote as he prays.
The Methodist brethren were
up a trifle by the remark that the
tlquor traffic was conducted throughout
the United States in all its wickedness
by the consent of a Methodist
President of the United States.
While Mr. Woolley did not stale that
he disagreed with other temperance
workers who have visited these Islands
from time to time, nevertheless from
his remarks he dearly showed that
his method and the one In which he
expressed the most faith was the ballot.
In closing the speaker made a
strong plea for the earnest support of
the Christian worker and voter. If
this was forthcoming the apostle of
prohibition was confident that the
power of the politician would draw to
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VOLUME m. NO. 343. H. T., WEBS3SSDAX, JTXLX 17, 1901. PBICS WTTK CENTS
LAUKDRY CONSPIRATORS WERE
ASSESSED STIFF FINES i
Chinese Who Turned State's Evidence
Were Poor Witnesses for Prosecution
Police Court Grind.
A quartette of Chinese laundry conspirators
faced Judge Wilcox in police
court yesterday morning. After many
continuances the ringleaders in the
trouble at the Iwilei washhouses of
-some days ago were administered salu
tary doses of law coupled with good
wholesome advice. The defendants
lined up and gave the names of Wong
Pau, Shun Wing See, Lau Htn, Chin
Nun and Lau Look. Wong Pau was
rightly named In the present Instance.
He was discharged on the first two
counts and caught a fine of $10 on the
third, that of assault on Lee Koon.
Shun Wing See was proved guiltless
In an alleged assault on Kong Leong
anil was rilseharepd. . Ijlvl Hlnnald,
mtrrdmrfs nstlcencouriter 'wfarisbrig
Leong'llsb. Chin linn was fined $50
In the Keong Leong assault, and $10
for the Lee Koon affray. Lau Look.
iast uut no ieastm was assessed $10
for nla rajxup wita Lee Koon on that
Uventft,i morning "On the Road to
Another bunch of a dozen orientals
lined up for the same offense, received
nolle prosequi. Deputy Sheriff
requested that a nolle
be entered for two or three, as
he intended using them for witnesses.
The Chinese were placed upon the
stand and then and there proceeded
to, show the officer that they didn't
know the difference between a full-fledged
gambling game and a Sunday
.School picnic The Deputy was unsuccessful
in drawing out the much
sought for testimony which was Intended
to convict the remainder of
the crowd. The prosecution finally
gave the matter up In disgust and mov
ed for the dismissal of all concerned.
Other cases disposed of included:
Ah Gnui, violating Sec. 395 Penal
Laws, nolle prossed; Misuno, common
nuisance. $2 and costs; Ant Gomes.
P. W. Christie and E. Knight, drunkenness,
$2 and costs each; Odamura,
riding without a light, forfeited $10
bail: Henry Aki. malicious mischief,
discharged, and several continuances.
DIFFERS VIEWS OF MILNER
FROM DIFFERENT VIEWPOINTS
Sir Alfred Miln'er had a very enthu
siastic welcome on his arrival home.
says a recent London letter to the
Sydney Morning Herald. He i3 a
striking instance of the extent to
which a colonial career, when circumstances
are favorable, enables a
man to obtain a hold on the public
imagination. When he left for South
Africa about four years ago he was
known to a very limited circle as a
man of great ability and judgment, and
of extremely pleasing manners. But
the public knew, nothing of him at all.
aad the man In the street would have
cared nothing about his existence if
he had remained Chairman ot the
Board of Inland Revenue, or continued
to hold anv other similar position.
But now k&n&me is a household
word, xai people speak of him as the
great pro-Consul, iast 'as they speak:
ot Lord Roberts as our great general.
He is one ot the few men in this
"who. having won their spurs in
journalism, have been given afterwards
the chance of a public career
a thlag common enough of course
in the Uaite4 States. It was his old
journalistic friesds who ave him so
atmreclauve a at ta time
of lis appotBtmeat, but ao one wouM
bow say that toe praise lavished upon
him was unwarranted, thongh he aim-self
horoely sM at the time that
the many good things reported of him
were only pradag the way for
there are some of the
party who decline io se any
jn tat Sir AKrea XHmc wmI who
haw rfee4 Mr. Caamherkla's
(Ceatmsed e Fenrta ?ag.
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YERDICT Of JURY
Trial Lasted Twelve
OECISIQH IY THE SUPREME COURT
C. B. wilson scores one point
in suTt against" it
Will of W. C. Wilder Filed for Probate
Decision on James Love's
Petition John Ena Disclaims
At last the trial of the ejectment
suit of Kapiolani Estate, Ltd., vs. A.
S. Cleghorn is ended. Yesterday afternoon
the jury returned a verdict for
defendant, Mr. Cleghorn, for both
pieces of land in dispute.
The trial was held on June 28 and
29, July 1, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15 and
16, twelve days in all. Kinney, iBallou
& McClanahan were attorneys for
plaintiff and Robertson & Wilder for
defendant The jury that stood so
long a strain, absorbing the evidence
of 30 witnesses called, were: Wm. B.
McLean, Geo. K. Kaia, Jos. N. Kuhia,
Sol. Kalelopu, Lucius E. Pinkham,
Harry H. Simpson, Joseph P.
Chas. H.. Rose, Louis de A.
Prince, Frank D. Creedon, John C.
Lane and Jos. Richard.
Judge Gear's charge to the jury was
formulated after half a day's argument
of counsel over the principles to
be laid down. It is a remarkably able
and clear document occupying ten
Maleka Snlffen and others by their
attorneys, Robertson & Wilder, have
filed a discontinuance of their
suit against S. M. Damon.
Wilson Wins Point.
In the equity suit of C. B. Wilson
vs. Llliuokalanl a unanimous opinion
Galbraith, has been filei: It Is
on the appeal of plaintiff from the
First Circuit Court which dismissed
an amended bill on the ground that it
was a new complaint The Supreme
Court' holds that although the form-
and phraseology of the amended document
differed from the original yet
the object being the same It could
hardly be called a new bill. It Is pointed
out that the practice in this Territory
has been HberaL
"It is ordered that the cause be remanded
to the Judge of the First Circuit
with direction that the decree appealed
from be modified so that the
dismissal ot the bill should be without
prejudice unless the Circuit Judge
shall in his discretion allow the- amendment
and for such further proceedings
as may be deemed proper."
The suit was to make the defendant
a trustee to hold the property for the
plaintiff during his natural life, it being
the homestead whereon he has lived
and which he claimed was promised
to him and his late wife by the
Abraham Lewis Jr. for plaintiff; Robertson
&. Wilder for defendant
Ena Denies Responsibility.
James L. McLean, attorney In fact
for John Ena. represented by Robertson
&. Wilder, has filed the answer
ot his principal as one ot the defendants
in the Iwilei injunction suit Its
main statement Is to the effect that on
November 1G, 1S99, he leased the
premises in question to Ching Lum
and Leong Kau for 25 years from December
1. 1S99, that said lessees took
possession of the Jand and premises
on the latter date, and that thereafter
this defendant has not had their possession,
control, use or management
nor the right to such possession, conr
trol, use or management The lessees
are not parties to the Injunction suit
New Lawyer Admitted.
William Locke Whitney was yesterday
admitted to the practice of law in
the courts of this Territory. He is 25
years ot age and was born at Cleveland,
Ohio. He is a graduate of Oahu
college In Honolulu, also ot Oberlin
college In Ohio witk the' degree of
Bachelor of Arts, also of the school
ot law ot Columbia university in the
City of New York with the degree of
Bachelor of Laws.
Ellaa Scott Wilder, widow of the
late We, C. Wilder, has filed a peti
tion for probate of his wilL It devises
the estate to the wife and foar children,
aad nominates Mrs. Wilder as
executrix. The estate is represented
as the homestead in Peasacola street
and personal property of valne at
Judge Gear has rendered a written
decision on the petition ot James Love
to have the guardianship ot him as a
spendthrift terminated. It only goes
to the extent .of deciding against the
'petitioner that the conrt appointing J.
A. Mageoa, gwardiak, had jnsiedkUon.
1 he eort will hear the petition to terminate
the 9eadthrift tntst. en
dence, when it can de so, and t as
early a day as posstbJe.
J. A. Thompson, master, nes Sled a
report on the aecoaats of E. F. Bishop,
trustee of the estate of the fete James
G. Hayseldea, recommending their
provaL The value of the estate is
Floreace Ellen Dave petifcieas that
she be appelated trustee for her three
minor children with, regard to legacies
to them, from their fate grandmother,
Eliza Luce, amounting to $337.
Will Be Committed.
Captain Tapely and seeoad mate McCarthy
of the ship St, James will
for trial by Commissioner
Robinson this morning; J. J. Dunae,
acting District Attorney, was putting
on witnesses for the prosecution yesterday
afternoon, when he was inter
rupted by Thomas Fitch, attorney for
K AnfntxA a tcyi Aflf that
was unnecessary to produce more
evidence. Thereupon the examination
was continued until this morning.
Manager Walker Writes.
A letter from Manager "V- G. Walker
of Ookala Plantation bearing date
of July 12 says: "I anrlad to say-that
I believe that the dry spell is
broken, as we have hadTiuIte a few
showers this last week and it looks
very much like rain now. We need it
very bad. We had quite a fire last
week which burned about a hundred
acres of young cane. The grinding
goes along about the same. The crop
still holds up to the estimate." -
TWO BILL GAMES
OH SATURDAY NEXT
THE STARS AND. H. A. C. THE
ONLY COMPETITORS FOR
Lineup of Made llimas and Punahous
for Saturday An Interesting
Game Expected Schedule of Re-
maining League Matches.
Beside the regular league base ball
game next Saturday afternoon, there
will be a game between the Malle
and a picked team composed of
oli Punahou boys. The game will be
played on the Punahou Campus and
will commenceajout .3. o'clock.
The makeup of the Punahou team
Is not settled by any.' means as yet.
Sonny Cunha has been asked to catch
for the boys but has not given his answer
up to the present time. It is
expected that he will consent to play
with the boys next Saturday. Castle
will pitch during the first spasms, Babbitt
being ready to take his place in
case of emergency. With Castle and
Cunha as a battery the Punahou fac
tion will not be weak in that depart
ment of the game.
The rest of the landscape will be
covered by most of the members of
this year's team. A. Marcalllno will
probably play first base. He played
that position during the last season
and had but few errors registered
against his name. J. ularcalllno will
hold down the second bag.
The position of short stop is still
unfilled. Two or three candidates are
out for the place. Among these are
Williamson. Babbitt, Perry and Cooke
who returns in the Ventura today.
Williamson played the position during
the past season, and, should he play
in that place next Saturday, Babbitt
will nrobably be relegated to the field.
Cooke, who played third before his departure
to the mainland, will probably
play In that position but there is a
faint possibility that Perry may play
that place himself. In that case Cooke
will go to the field. The remaining
fielder has not been chosen as yet,
but will be within the next few days.
Nothing Is decided about the lineup
definitely but the present outlook is
about as stated above.
The Mailes will lineup as follows:
Lemon, pj Kekuewa;.c; Davis, lb;
Cockett, 2b; Paehaole 3b r Clark, ss;
Sheldon, rf; Hardy, cf; Wright If.
The race for the local base ball
championship is fast drawing to a
close. At present the two teams who
head the list are having a battle royal
for first place honors. The standing
ot the contesting teams Is as follows:
Stars 3 0 1000
H. A. 2 0 1000
Artillery . -Maile 1 1 500
llimas .-Police 0 3 000
. ...... 0 000
The Stars and H. A. a have yet to
meet, and when they do the game
will be well worth seeing. The former
team should win, for the club
men have not quite come up to the.
showing made by thelc rivals.
The style of ball put. up by the
league has not been all' that could
be wished for. The scores hare been
arge and the playiag rather replete
with errors. It is hoped that the pay
will improve as time goes on.
The games yet to be played are:
Jaly 29 Artillery vsl IL A. C. -July
27 Police ts. Mailes.
August 3 H. A. a vs. Stars.
August 18 Artillery ts. Police.
The scores In the games .already
played are as follows:
Stars 38, Artillery 5.
H. A. a 11. Malle llimas 7.
Stars If, Police 5."
H. A. a IS,. Police 13. u
Artillery 23, Malle llimas 22
Stars, 22, Maile llimas 19,
An agreement has been arrived at
with the British colonies as to the
alteration in King Bdward's title.
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WtifTED TO TRY
IT OVER Ml
Advisability of a New-Appropriation
m sphim6s tie mwm
SICK AND TIRED OF FINANCIAL
TURNb IT DOWN.
Idea Was Suggested by Letter From
Superintendent of Public Works
Baldwin Poured Oil on Disturbed
The closing hours of the present
session of the Senate are most
While the adjournment sine de
may be deferred until the latter end
of the week, the legislators of the upper
house continue to dispose of a tew
trifling and minor matters.
The discussions that took place In
the upper loft of the bungalow yesterday
morning savored greatly of coffee.
Legislators discoursed at considerable
length upon the aromatic subject it
it had not been for the fact that the
greater part of the proceedings were
in the Hawaiian tongue the passing
spectator might have imagined, upon
a casual visit to the Senate chamber,
that he had been suddenly Introduced
to a cooking school. The merry jingle
of bottles and clinking glasses across
the "dead line" in the bungalow building,
however, would have a decided
tendency to disabuse one's mind of
any such foolish notions.
There was considerable delay In
calling the Senate to order. There had
evidently been some oversleeping upon
the part of the members. One by
one they drifted in and assumed their
places. Noses were counted and
shortly after ten thirty a quorum was
The- clerk read a communication
from the House, notifying the Senate
of the amendment by that body ot
Senate concurrent resolution No. 2, relating
to the? taxation o coffee entering
the United States from foreign
countries. The most important amendment
was the striking out of the
words "seven cents per pound." The
introducer of the resolution, Mr. Paris,
strongly objected to any change in the
measure. He stated that while he
believed the niacins of a figure In the
resolution made it more explicit and
stronger, in order to not waste further
time he would move to concur. The
amendment was concurred In.
"Do you refer to the coffee or the
resolution." was the innocent inquiry
of Mr. White of Lahalna. Mr. Paris
assured his interrogator that the resolution
was the only matter that he
was directly interested in, and that
the coffee portion of the proposition
could take care of Itself.
The clerk then read the following
communication from Jas. H. Boyd, Superintendent
of Public Works, under
date of July 16th:
I respectfully refer to your honorable
body for your attention and consideration,
copy ot a letter presented by
this department to the House of Representatives,
and I would most earnestly
ask for your favorable consideration
of the request therein contained.
viz: tne appropriation ol iub sum i
$S4.173.43 and the Insertion thereor
in the Appropriation bill.
This money is required for use by
this department for the purpose ot
liquidating long standing unpaid bills
due to persons at home and abroad,
and which said bills have received due
approral of the proper officials and
also for outstanding accounts to June
The floodgates of discussion were
asrain onened. ilr. Baldwin took the
stand that the appropriation bills had
gone to the acting Governor, consequently
additions would be out ot the
question. He suggested that the only
thing ta be done nnder the circumstances
would be to pass a new appropriation
bill, but the information was
vouchsafed that this method would
take an additional six days.
Mr. Achi declared that the present
appropriation bills had oeen concocted
in Irregular manner and he advocat
ed serving notice upon the House tnat
the Senate moved to withdraw the
same. Mr. Achi further said that the
government should pay its just debts
and, it It was as Mr. Boyd said that
the credit of the Territory was at
stake, he would be willing to sit six
days longer aad pass an extra appropriation
tor the payment of the debt
Mr. Achi maintained that the hill was
not properly before the Governor, it
having been delivered by John
and Makaiaai who had no authority
to do it
The subsequent motion of Mr. Achi
to withdraw the appropriation bills
from the hands ot the executive failed
to pass, Mr. Kalaaokamnl. chairman
of the conference committee stated
that the House committee, on. enroll
ment had been cossalted bat that the
members had refused to. act together
with the see-committee or the enrolL
.meat committee- The next best thing
had then been done.
The matter was hatted and tossed
ahoei from, one side to the other for
I con&iderahie time, Mr. Baldwin- took
- ' . T'& a-,- . ..- jaS'. x
occaskia to pour forth ell nycm the
trosVled waters of senatorial discontent
by admitting: that there ha4 bee
some Irregularity bat said that-there
was no doubt the bilk were In the
hand& of the Acti&s Governor. Beth
honses aad passed the bills and he
dtii sot believe that'a slight, technicality
like that pointed out-by Mr.
Achi would annul the bills.
The advice apparently had iaatant
effect Mr. Achi moved to appoiat a
committee of three to notify the House
that the Seaate was ready to adjourn
sine die. This motion carried, aad
Senators Achi. White and
Oa motion adjournment was taken
to Thursday morning.
AN UNPOPULAR DOCTRINE.
The Great Russian Philosopher Breaks
Another letter ot Count Tolstoi, addressed
to the Holy Synod, has been
published in the Journal de Geneve
and other papers, This letter will
only serve to weaken the Impression
produced by tne former ones, for
Count Tolstoi openly avows that he
has no sympathy with the Christian
religion as practiced in all churches:
that he considers the Holy Sacraments
as practices ot magic and sorcery,
especially that of the Communion;
that the outward and visible
Church with its ceremonies, prayers.
Its clergy and masquerading. Its candles
and Images, Is but one mass of
useless and wicked superstition. The
Russian nation, as a whole. Is profoundly
religious, passionately attached
to the Church and its services,
whether they be superstitious or not.
It will take centuries to uproot the
many thousand columns of the Church
?very where established and loved.
Mr. Pobedonostseff and other statesmen
of his typ are anxious to preserve
the traditions of the national
religion, because they are convinced
that a nation without religion is difficult,
almost impossible to govern.
THE CHINESE SITUATION
AS VIEWED IN RUSSIA
South of China Ready to Rise Pro-Rulers
posed Conference of of
The following is from a Tate St
Although Lord Cranbourne, in summing
up the results ot late events in
China, seems to consider It Inevitable
that Russia should for some time continue
the occupation ot .Manchuria, and
postpone the return of that province
to China until such time as a responsible
governmet should have been
established, little confidence Is felt In
Russia as to the desire of England to
take the road of conciliation to avoid
further dlfilculties In China at present
Those two dangerous firebrands,
Prince Tuan and Tong Fu Slan (Confucius),
who are in reality at the head
of the whole revolution in China, are
said to be the first, imprisoned for
life in a fortress of Chinese Turkestan,
and the second, exiled to Klan Sou,
where further punishment awaits him.
But all this is not at all reassuring,
for news has already come ot serious
disorders In Valley of the Tam Tse.
It Is evident that the South of China
Is ready to rise, and Is only waiting
for the foreign troops to retire. If
anything could keep the revolt within
limits It would be a wholesome fear
of Russia after the lessons received;
but more and more frequent correspondence
from those regions shbws
that the fermentation among the mas
ses Is daily increasing and attaining
alarming proportions. The plans ot
Japan are obscure. The state of the
Japanese finances would not prevent
a declaration of war against Kussia,
for Japan is sure of finding help. Rur
sia, is, in fact Q'te isolated in the
Far East, being sure neither of China
nor of Japan; and there is no doubt
that she Is preparing for the worst
at the same time hoping the cloud
will pass by. The ardent desire ot
the Czar to preserve peace may go
some way to prevent an outbreak. Rumors
are abroad of the C2ars wish
to assemble at Copenhagen this summer
a Convention of Monarcbs and
Presidents to discuss the Chinese
question in all its phases: but after
the immediate results of the Hague
Conference, which were the African
and Chinese wars, one may doubt
whether such a step will have the
Cordes Loss Complete.
The fire which visited the home of
Gus Cordes at Kallhl Sunday proved
to be most unfortunate. Tne house
and contents to the value of $2500 were
rendered a total loss. Mr. Cordes and
his family of seven children are now
'eft practically destitnte, nothing being
saved except the clothes they had
upon their backs. There was no Insurance
whatever upon tne house or
Editor Gill's Trip. Q
Edwin S. GllL editor of The
left in the Mariposa this
for a short visit to the Coast. He
5oes to superintend the shipping of
a new press for this paper andwlll
retarn by the earliest possible steamer.
Prince Christian, eldest soa of the
Crown Priace of Desmark, lateads to
visit the United States on board his
yacht in the spring of 1M2. anless.
in the meantime the King's age should
bring; about the acceseten of the Crown
A cos f create of haitl Mtnminons
xoal laterests was hkTi the oce
of J. P. Morgan & CorJslr Sta.
iti too mm
In His Promised Bil
WASMX.TIX mm asainst it
HOPES LONG DEFERRED OF NEW
hilimuu Wim ARUUiW
ARE IN POINT.
Recent Political Didoes in This Territory
a Bad Showing to. Public
Men Comparisons With Other
New Possessions Are Made.
From a Staff Correspondent 1
WASHINGTON. July 3. Delegate
Wilcox, of Hawaii, announces here
that at the very opening ot the next
session of Congress in December he
will introduce a bill granting statehood
to the territory ot Hawaii. Mr.
Wilcox says that he does not fullv
expect that tho bill will become a law
aext winter, but he predicts early
statehood for the territory. "Ot
course I realize," says Mr. Wilcox,
"that this proposition will meet with
opposition on the ground that o
have but recently been Incorporated
Into a territory and that we should
wait, but I shall Introduce the bill just
the same and commence working upon
Mr. Wilcox also says that h is
going to introduce a bill to provide
for the laying of a rable between Honolulu
and San Francisco as soon as
Congress meets. There are" several
bills of that sort already on tap, but '
another will do little harm.
The statehood bill that Mr. Wilcox
says he is going to bring forward
will result In nothing but a
ot the political conditions In Hawaii.
There Is no chance whatever -4
that during the term for which Mr.
Wilcox has been olected to alt InGon
gress he can get a statehood bill "
through tot the territory- Arisona
New Mexico have for years been trying
for statehood, and they are today
apparently as far from It as ever, although
the Congressional committees
have again and again recommended
the passage ot the bills. In tho casu ot
Hawaii more objections than Mr. Wilcox
has mentioned will be raised. I
remember that before the Hawaiian
annexation resolution was passed Senator
Hoar, of Massachusetts, went to
the White House one day and told the
President that he would lot that resolution
go through if it couid bo understood
that Hawaii should not be admitted
into the Union as a State. Hoar
wanted that Incorporated Into the annexation
resolution. This could not
be done, because It would have bcon
unconstitutional. But the promise was
then and there given that If Hawaii
3hould Upply for statehood she would
be refused for years to come, and that
ts the general understanding ot the
matter In Washington.
Expansion wouid not have taken
place on so broad a scale If it had
been understood that an application
;would so soon come from one of the
island possessions for Statehood. Porto
Rico is almost possibly not qulte
as well qualified for statehood as Is
The island ot Luzon with the eitv
of Manila, is about as- well qualified
from the standpoint of general elviliz
ation and enlightenment as is Hawaii
The bars will not be let down for a
lonjj time to come to any of these ter
It will take a very long probationary
period to qualify the Territory of Hawaii
for statehood in the minds of the
American government omcials. The
recent political jlldoes that have bean
cut there do not help the case. Dole
and his outfit have put Hawaii fifty
years further from statehood than it
was on the day that Congress finally
passed a resolution annexing the Islands
to the United States. Their continuation
in office there for a few
years more will put Hawaii everlastr
ingly outside the pale of Amorican political
civilization, Tho Administration
thought when It annexed Ha
waii, that it had got an asset: it finds
that with Dole thrown In. Hawaii is
a political liability. E. S. L.
Playing Foolish Game.
From the Evening Independent.
If the so-called governor, Mr. Cooper,
has not yet got softening of the
brain he will sign the appropriation
bill at once and allow the Legislature
to adjourn sine die. It is all rot for
him to say that be will give the bill
his "careful consideration." Tho man
has bad nothing to do besides watching
the work of the Legislature and.
as the estimates of the government
Tlrtnally have been adopted in totowe
can see no possible reason for him. to
make a "spleP to the gallery by
wise and taking the matter into
consideration. All of us recognize
him as being a fine specimen of the
political humbug family, but we dt.
give him credit for being wise enough
to drop his play to the gallery when a
chance occnw& to rid himself of a