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Hawaii holomua = Progress. [volume] (Honolulu) 1893-1895, September 30, 1893, Image 2

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7r Land is Established
in Righteousness.
HONOI7UETJ; SEPT. 30. 1893
The '-onergetic idiot" -who in
fuses "western civilization" into
the columns of the Advertiser is
worried by Holomua cats-totui
abstinence is not goodcfor the
D. Ts. Try Brand' and soda
as usaal.
What a lot of breath and ink
has been wasted in uYn-mi.cin he
"fuesand feathers" f royalty by
the now ruling alleged democrats,
and what a lot of fass a d feather
and .tinsel and glitler is now on ex
hibition by the very same parties.
The amount of gold lace and the
splendor of unifini'S now uaed by
the P. G.t its army and fficials has
not been equaled. Sincethejjoor oldj
Kaimiioa which was the binef con
tention of the reform party, the
gold-laced Colonel and Cmmiand
ers, and Doctors and Qnirter-
masters, and generally uniformed
donkeys exceed the wildest imagin
ation of any sovereign. ur. any turn
ister in these islands but the 'pa
radjs for Dole take the cake-though
This morning the Kinau came
in from Hawaii and .Maui, and the
passengers on board wre treated
With the unusuals.ghtof a squad or
about fifty polite nen drawn up in
line on xhe wharf, dressed in their
best suit of clones and commanded
,by Capt. Waipa. A driini regular
ly beaten kept the boys awake,
while the crowd waited for the
jteamer. Deputy Marshal Brown pn
fatigue uniform, danced around and
vStr-'uel hie eyes to see if soma
ibody was on the Bteamer. demand
ing the .attention of the whol.
"force." In t'ao background the
ac;ny w.ifl illuminated- by His
Excellency-the President of the
Board of H ilth with the rank of
Attorn ey-General who, with a "cho
leraic" smile--- nnd . "ineaay'i ex
pression, 8at hia steed well and
dream vd of goat hunting and,
KooUu. On. foot was the Beeond
in command. Marshal Hitchcock
who anxiously watched the coming
ateamcr; a.t the . same time having
An eye on the Philadelphia. A;
&ng ofsoldiera v a? ready to blaze
awav.fr.oin the sh ire battery while
tin Minister of interior in his.
duplicate role; as superintendent of..
Wilder,'-t.8temer3 stood .prepared
to catch the .hawsers. . ,
What was the occasion for all
'Hie display? 'Mr. Sanford, -B.
Dole- was expected, to return from
Hawaii, was the answer .given to
our djiestion-and because that
poor sck.man was to crime home
4ho authorities considered" it
'jeces8&ry"'to make a display apd
or themselves. Has he4
done anything that it is neces-
3ry to nd haft the police force
& Itihked attorney -general so
well Tedii in etiquettos seally
consider- soaad- oi thief-'
otfeff; jRarohiag- fco'the moto-
it o&& .SUteUwMipsha- bWft'
like ywy aratiiji for. an
than lik' vxtftkM for th-.iV-
Mr, Dole is a modest man; he,
is-more-rrer a perfect gentlemau
and we are confident that he
would highly disapprove of any
display like the one prepared for
biro by his learned colleague W.
O. Smith. If this government
pretends to be anything, it pre
tends to. .be democratic and
simple in its construction and
form. To receive the head of
such government returning from
an excursion to a not distant part
of the country with drums and
salutes and police, is simply a
piece of sublime ridicule' from
which Mr. Dole undoubtedly
will pray to bo relieved -that is,
if President Dole is of the .same
mind as Judge Dole used to be.
In spite of all these wonder
ful preparations, the President
did not arrive., and the whole dis
play of Smith, Brown,- and the
"foorce" was of no use. Judge
Davidson, fnd Mr. Giflard re
turned by the Kinau, and looked
with some surprise we trust not
apprehension, at the "foorce"
drawn ; in line along the wharf
but there. was.;Jio sign 6f Dole.
The drum sounded again and the
"foorce," whitepantsandall. wejje
marched away and got about an
hour's drill on Palace Square as
an excuse-for having been roused
so early. After their white un
mentionables had got sufficiently
soiled in the dust they were all
owed to go home and have them
washed, while all the generals
went to their -respective homes
and enjoyed their respective
"'am-and heces" and coffee- In
the meantime Mr. Dole remains
on Hawaii without any visible
improvement in his health.
Bravo! Bravo! This is from
the Advertiser, of this morning
"In any event the nevr govern'
ment (of Hawaii) will be distinct
ively American in . form and
principles, and will be gnaran
teed by the protection of the
United States." If that can
mean any kind of government,
except, government of-the peo-
pie, by the people, and for the
people, wepaQOioE Knowwnat a.
government distinctively Amer
can in form .nd. 'principles t;an
mean. It -certainly cannot mearf
governmenrby-tlro 2.14 per cent
Americans "who represent only
4.66 per cent, of the voters, and
only pay 26 per cent, of the
taxesV-including the. 15 per cent
paid by Claus Spreckejs, We are
afraid that-Mr. Johnstone's "pri
vate information" is, a little, out
if it olli.iim .that a government
on American.prjnciples iaever Z.
-minority government,, or - a
government -by, an American
colony of no consequence what
We very seldom read the Star
in ioio it would , be tooIjeavy
orkr for ns? toda'-in this weather,
but last night wewaded through
every columa and. through every
line, and we now belieYO that we
.were baseiMposed nooKi The?
reason why we undertook the
the onerosaitask was, -thst---ouri
eyea were canght byiheJ heading
which .'stated a feat-OEirustef-
Willis "doofcHg Vwhitevrsigt)r.
rSociety formate rtainment." We
twere rather surprisedthaia man
-selected torftnrfisent tlv TTnifAjl
xpreeaed hiatrtinignchl aTiaak- j
Br, which,-, oalrvv con rl Ka
yrewu a a.cwiiorat ixwait to
the Hawaiian m Hknli, bat made to the Secretaxj o
by looking tbrongh the. SW, tate and wth tho opm
So not find one single Hqs whid. ions of Secretary Gresham is
,Lmtiats U,e offensive head- ! no before the Present. A
Unes.and must therefore ox- I message to Congress on the s nb
i .V.,n.:..Wiii! ndcon- ieot from the President maybe
fin ourselves to put him on his
It, TflT-iml fn tlm Star, its
editor and the "White fcociecy,
represented by that combination
and exhibited at the late Palace
Ball. Consul-General Ellis Mills
will be able to give the minister
several good points on "the white
society." with which Mr. W. G.
Smith wishes to entertain him
and we do not doubt that he has
done so.
We had to comment on Mr.
Lansing's suggestion a few days
ago, that supplies should be fur
nished totheLeper Settlement
without bids being called for be
cause the Board of Health would
be "hampered" by calling for ten
ders, and we allowed ourselves to
"doubt bis disinterestedness. We
take it all back. It doesn't make
the slightest difference' to the
Bpard evidently, .if tenders are"
advertised or not the contracts
will be given not to the lowest
bidder, butltd the favorite bid
der. A good illustration of this fact
has been shown in regard to the
granting of the contract of fur
nishing medicine and drugs to
the Board of Health. There were'
two competitors foi the contract.
Hol ister & Co, made a bid
which was $250t515wer than" the
bid of Hobron. Newman & Co.
The contract was nevertheless
granted to the last named firm."
xne reason wen me less saia me
better. We shall be satisfied by
calling the public's,, attention to
the 4act, that Mr! "W, O. Smith
President of the Board of Health
and Mr. John Ena, member of
the Board .of .Health are both
interested in the. firm of- Hobron,
.Newman Co. ' But of course
that -has nothing todo,with; iihe
matter. -. .v. ;. - t.
The Washington Post in men
tionfng different new appoint
ments expresses itself as follows
in regard.tothe appointments of
MessrsWillis and Mills.
We especially 'call the atten
tion dt Mr. Smith of the Star to
the remarks concerning Mr. Mills-
whom woare not to receive."
. Of the- foregoing nominations
the fnreat-st interest centered .in
that of Mxjihiato vJbe mfni-
sterto Swan.. The .nwly.ap,-
the new-consul treaeral toHawaii ,
and opmMcmt;Jai ,a:
ham on Hawaiian affairs at the
State- '5Deprtiiient - yesterday
afternoon. Mr. Blount said sub
BOjBiitlythat &hia ofSckl Con
nection with the Government had
ceased; thatSthe";Ha waiia n mat
ter walnti;4tbhi1llndli,
and.he aido now hold th
poation, taa soao people suppos
ed, f Bpialooimiieibner to
Hawaii;;: .While.. Mf.r. 'BkraatV
stateaMnt it technically tru: it is
also, a tac. that vCOmtMue
o th BMtwaum qHtioc.
expected m about Wo yeeks.
Albert S. Willis, of Louisville,
3y., nominated for minister to
Hawaii, was born in Shelby
county, Ely., January 22,, .1843.
His early education was received
in the common schools, and he
graduated at the Louisville Male
TTiirh School in 1860. Afterward
he taught school for four years,
then studied law. and graduated
at the Louisville Law School' in
1866. Since that time ho has
been continuously engaged in the
practice of his profession. In
1872 he canvassed the State for
the Democtratic electoral ticket.
In 1870 he was elected attorney for
Jefferson county, and was re elect
ed in 1874. His Congressional
career began in the Forty fifth
Congress, and he served in the
Forty-sixth, Forty -s eve n feh ,
Forty-eighth, and Forty-ninth
Congresses, holding a high place
in the-party councils and filling
the influential position of chair
man of the Committee on Kivers
and Harbors. He was retired
from Congress on account of the
political fight over the Louisville
post-office during Mr. Cleveland's
first term.
Mr. Ellis Mills, the new con
sul general to Hawaii, was born
in England thirty-seven years
ago, and came to this country
with his parents when a. small
boy. His father purchased a
farm" near Staunton, Va., and
until 1879, -when he cam to
Washington the new consular
officer passed his time in working
on the farm, and for the Valley
Virginian and the Vindicator, two
newspapers of Staunton. Mr,
Mills became a reporter of de
bates fn the PhitldTSfates Senate
in 1879, and later was connected
with various committees of "the
House of Representatives. ln
1886 Mr. Bayard, then Secretary
of State, made Mh Mills bis
private secretary, and he remain
ed in tfiis?tcapacity until-'th'e. in
coming of the Harrison adminis:
tration, when Mr. Blaine trans-
ferrejhim to the 'consula bureau'
a8principal l clerk of the corres
pondence division. Shortly after
the present administration began,
Mr. Mills was sentwith.Commis
sioner Blount as secretary and
disburging-officer otthe'Hawaii-:
an commission'r-'and 'had just
Returned from Honolulu.
The appointment of Mr. Mills'
was made entirely on the basis of
-merit. -'He Was "hot a candidate
for the plaoe, and hfs name is
supposea to nave oeen suggested
by Mr. Blount. Mr. Mills sue
ceedMrSaverance, who- has
been.atHpnolala for many ygrs.-
Thjp pffico pays-between-. $7,000
The Baee for the IatenutieMl
BYDr (Ishi of Wight), Septem
ber ll.-r-Crowda of yachtsmen and
their admiraherdheri'this
morning to mints the kit of tb
tare races between, An
j - " ju.JHiiaia.
CWIM to Kb rlwhkhin, aad' hZe
w'M.blowicic a4 Um ft-:-wacVYl
rough, rolling in short, heavy seas
peculiar to the British channel.
The Britannia beat the Navahoe
in a stiff breeze by fifteen minutes.
Ryde (Isle of Wight), Septem
ber 15. The Prince of Wales'
yacht Britannia won the race for
the Brenton's Reef cup. defeating
the American yacht Navahoe,
owned by Royal Carroll Pheips of
New York, by two seconds. It
was an astonishingly close race,
considering t.ie fact that the course
w.as 120 miles in length.
The yachts started at 11:15 yes
terday forenoon. -They reached
the Leeds shortly before 11 o'clock
last night, the Britannia reaching
the winning line one minute and
four seconds ahead of her Amer
ican competitor. After allowing
time from the start it was decided
the British yacht won by two se
conds onlj.
On board the Navahoe it was at
first believed the latter yacht was
the winner, and the winning flag
jvas hoisted by her this morning.
The race- to the stakeboat at
Cherbourg was very close, the Na
vahoe having the beat of the turn
at 5:12 p.m., going around 30 sec
onds ahead' of theBritannia.
Corrall.theownerof the Navahoe,
has decided to enter a protest
againBt the decision giving the
race to the Britannia. There is
a question over reckoning the time
allowance. The course was never
sailed in such fast time before.
Cowes (Isleof Wight), Septem
ber 14. The Navahoe has been
awarded the prize in the race for
the Brenton Beef cup, which, ac
cording to the first calculations,
was thought to be won by the
yaoht Britannia by two seconds,
according to the time allowance.
'The time of the Britannia and
Navahoe was the fastest over the
Course of 12j)jniies ever 'made.
Isle of Wight,,. September 15.
The yachts Navahoe and Britan
nia 'left, this morning to take part
in thece'foriher Cape May cup.
The course i froni'Needles to Cher
bourg and back 20 miles. The
race began at jn6on. in a very light
wind, arid, it 'will probably taki
twenty-four .hours torcomyplete th
The Cape May, cup, like the
Breton's reef cup, which was won
from the Britannia by the Nava
hoe on Wednesday; was won from
the American yachts, in th racei
tatNew York- in 1885 and carried
.to; England"by a British yacht,
where they have femtined ever
1 The boats, were timed as they
passed "the Needle's lighthouse a
followB- Britannia. 1:02:37; Nava
toe," 1:05:15, The Britannia kept
tiuMead, and they began to drop
btjdw the. southern horiiqn there
appeared to be, no change in the
'relative 'positions of Theboats.
;. Ibue .or,yioHTSet;;i6. The
Brittania won" the Cape Ifay
pup, passing the winning line in
,12:52, . The Navahoe finished 36
W0;secpnds later.
dr. McLennan,
ISXFort Street.
No. 511 Kinsr f Sfeet Honolulu,

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