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The Life of the Land is Esiablishca in Righteousness. HONOLULU, NOV. 23, 1S93. TOPICS OF THE DAY. One of tho most absurd of all the absurd rumors which lies yet been circulated by the annexa tionists appeared in last night's Star, and was reproduced to-day by the fossilized morning organ. According to the rumor, Her -r0i'ncfv- refnsod to "b auujU4ji.j restored" except a guarantee for protection be given to Her by tho United States. Tho Advertiser comes out quito seriously and asserts that such action of tue Queen would be quite natural and reasonable, as Her Hawaiian adherents are diminishing in numbers by every day. Ye wonder 'sometimes if the man or men who writo for tho Advertiser really know what they are writing about, Or if they simply pub lic!, flioir outraereous lies itou r " cj for tho purpose of blinding their readers to tho true state of our affairs and inspire them with hopes which will never be realiz ed. Tho Advortiser editors know perfectly well that tho Hawaiiaus to-day stand more united and solid in their love and adherence to the Queen, and that not one of them has been found wavering in loyalty to Hawaii, and her sovoroigu. The statements dish ed up by Hawaiiaus like Jos. U. Kawainui, John W. Kalua, Josepa and "Waipuilani all men vho totally lack tho confidence of their country, or tho right to speak on their behalf. The virtual collapse of tho Kuokoa which at ono time had quito a decent circulation is an u nd i s p u t a b 1 o proof of the loyalty to the Queen, and tho hostility towards the foreign rebels which at present is tho main foaluro in the characters of tho Hawaiians. Tho few hundred copies which the Kn okoa issue weekly are distributed on the different Islands, and can as a "rulo bo found reposing in thoir wrappers in boxes at tho offices of tho agents, uncalled for, unread, aud never wautcd. And the reason is simply that? tho loyal Hawaiians will not even read the slanders and misrepre sentations wlrich the annexa tionists through Kawainui serve out in their rlilapiduted sheet. Mr. "Whitney should inquire how many bundles of tho Kuokoa there can be fouud in tho offices of sorno of his agents, say in "Wailuku in E. H. Bailey's office. He will thou perhaps realize something about the ad herents of the Queen and the supporters of Hawaii's inde pendence. Tho daily Kuokoa is meeting tho same fate as the weekly, and although bundles of them are given away the use thoy aro put to is not exactly what tho annexationists intend them for. A weekly Hawaiian paper named "Jva Lei Monii" which was start ed a short whilo ago, by a num ber of young Hawaiians has a circulation already larger than tho weekly Kuokoa, and the reason is simply that it speaks to the hearts of the Hawaiiaus, be cause i it advocates loyalty and adherence to Queen and .country-. "We suppose that we ought to feel grateful towards Attorney General JW. O. Smith, because the manner in which he conducts the department at the head of which he stands will be the surest and safest way for the permanent annihilation of what is left of the Eeform Part We referred in yesterday's issue to the outrage which he is guilty of having committing by instruc ting the Marshal to shield the editor of the Star against any further libel-suits and by allow ing him to remain at liberty on his recognizance whenever ho is arrested. On Monday the Star contained two libels against Mr. 0. B. "Wilson. This gentleman together with his attornoy Mr. A. Rosa called at the police station for tho purpose of having a warrant approved b- the Mar shal previous to presenting it to tho Judge. The Marshal who is supposed to be the special guardian of law, justice, and order, and supposed to carry out the duties of his offico in an im partial and unbiased manner told Mr. Bosa "that he couldn't see an use of issuing warrants in the matter referred to, as he (Bosa) had been-in tho Legislature in 1S86, and know all the charges made by the Star against Wilson to be true." Mr. Bosa, of course told tho Marshal that ho had not been a member of the 1886 Legislature, and that he knew the statements of the Star to be base lies. The Marshal has no right to express an opinion in a case which will bo tried at tho proper time before tho proper authorities. It is an outrage for an executive officer to take upon himself the functions of the judiciary and prejudge a case of which ho knows absolute ly nothing. But it prooves, that tho authorities taro approving and backing the Star in its libellous crusade, and the result of such partisan action will be that all confidence and faith in justice as administered by "W. 0. Smith and his satellites will be lost and that tho community being unable to depend on tho honest and impartial carrying out of the laws of the Kingdom will be pervaded by a sense of insecurity, as far as the rights of citizens are con cerned and with a deep feeling of contempt and hatred against the men who abuse their brief authority for the purpose of help ing their favorites who break the law. If a Judge in the country districts desires to be well con sidered by tho immaculate crowd which iit present rules the coun try ho must avoid being indepen dent and impartial, but must constantly remember that a Judge according to "W. O. Smith and his Godly friends, is a creation for the special benefit of tho plantations, and the sugar plan- tors. If a Judge forgets him self and does his duty fearlessly and as an honest man should do some trumped up complaint is made against him by the planters or their agents, or some Christ ian lawyer (who owns stocks in such plantation), and tho learned Attorney-General immediately takes notice of the complaint, and tries to rid the district of such an untractable J udge who foolishly believes that the law is above the planters- It is fortun ate not alone for the Judges, but also for the country at large that Mr. S. B. Dole is at the head of the government, and that his high sense of fairness and justice acts like a check on the (to the planters) very accomodating Attorney-General. But it is far from pleasant for any citizen here to realize that it is necessary for the President of the P. G. to deliver a lecture to his Attorney General, and remind him of such plain facts that a Judge is not appointed for the sake of planta tions, that planters are not above tho law, and that any honest man must admit that a Judge who administers law and justice to the best of his ability without fear and favor is doing his duty, oven if he thereby steps on the favorite corns of some of the ch urchly sugarbarons. Any Judge from the Supreme Bench to the District Court, is liable to err, but it is better that an error is committed in favor of the poor and unprotected than in favor of tho wealth7 corporations. Wo hope tho Attorney General will think well over tho lesson receiv ed and benefit by the justice and fairness contained in tho words of Mr. Sauford B. Dole. We have so many times ox posed the Star's audacious dis honestly and "crass" ignoranco of everything connected with journalism, from information to etiquette, from manly conduct to common honestr, and from fair statement of facts to fair-play, that it is realty tiresome to have to remind him once more that in his treatment of C. B. Wilson,, he transgresses every code of honor and every rule of ethics and even lays himself liable for contempt of Court by prejudging a case now on trial in the tribunals of the country. It would be far more in his own favor if, having called Mr. Wilson, every oppro brious epithetpos'sible and brand ed his good name with every species of infamy, now that he has resented this in tho only legal manner known to the justice of this country, and since the opportunity has for tho first timo arisen of nailing those frequently verbally uttered slanders and punishing, if not the authors of them, the scribe who had sold his pen "for gold and silver souvenirs" for tho purpose of scratching into permanent form all the vile anonj-mons gutter scrapings which fall from the fetid lips of the married cour tesan whose vile imaginings only in echo embody the hideous im moralities of their own secret hearts. But a truce to these moral observations on tho Star Editor's standing and action in our com munity. His latest action has been to dig up from somewhere a copy of expert (?) Low's report to the finance Committee of the last Legislature Session. With his usual ignorance he states that this report was made o tho Legislature while it was simply made to a committee of that bod whose chairman Mr. H." P. Baldwin hired Mr. Low to go round and investigate the books of the different depart ments, as he either hadn't tho ability or the time to do it him self. . This report (?) of Mr. Low's was made privately and confidentially to tho employer who hired his venal services and how tho Star got it passes our comprehension, that is, unless we are to believe that Mr. Low has betrayed his trust. However even that report, published frag mentarily as it has been bv the Siar, was disowned by his em ployers for on reading tho un animous report of that- Pinanco Committee composed of H. P. Baldwin, E.- C. Macfarlane, L. A. Thurston, K. M. Koahou, aud J. A Akina, wo find much of the statements left out. Par be it from us to suppose that ".this is due to Mr. Low's errors in experting or even to th violent prejudice which existed in the mind of the office-less as .itTiiiiief the office holding, but o the fact is there, that the fund distributing Baldwin and the im maculate showman Thurston deliberately struck those portions out. Kow let us again strike the note of malicious lying, and spite ful iernoranco which the Star writer so constantly displays This Johnny- come-lately, too fresh to disbelieve what that painted pill-prescriber pours into his only too willing ears says, these things are not drawn from "the embezzler's written confession to Mr. Thurston" meaning thereby Mr. C. B. Wil son. This is a lio made from whole cloth, as if Mr. Thurston had had Mr. Wilson's written confession of embezzlement, is it likely that he would have retain ed him in that very office which tho Star idiot accuses him of embezzling from for tho three years that he held offico himself? Such a lie out of whole cloth though is but one of the innumer able instances of which tho P. Gr. and its adherents and backors have been guilty of and the utter freshness of the Star man only adds point to the audacious false hoods which that side have originated and propagated to bolster up their unholy and un righteous cause. For instance the figures refered to in this latest exhibition of the Star slanderer's ignoranco and folly do not in some cases refer to Marshal Wilson's incumbency at all and in other cases only 13 months out of 21 of tho expend itures are to be charged to his control and in others they refer entirely to matters solely nnder the control of the- Attorne' General, and the Marshal not having anything to say or do for or against. Other instances when searched into show mnst creditable reasons for the in crease of expenditures including the fact thut over 50 per cent, increase of business was done during his incumbency, and more than double the amount of revenue turned into the govern ment. And most of the cases of censure being applicable only to the period before Mr. Wilson arrived in office and which customs were changed by his direction before the alleged ex pert ever saw his job. However, we are not concerned to defend Mr. Wilson or to damn Mr. Low's reputation as an ex pert. That will doubtless "be done before a Jury, of the conntry to the damage of tho Star pre prietary and editor. Suffice it for us to say once more that the Star man would merit better treatment at everyone's hands if he were less absolutely dishonest, ungentlemanly, unfair, down rightly falsifying in his treatment of his opponents. But what can we expect from him with tho associates ho boards with, sleeps with, aud visits with? Take a tumble and if yon are not ono by natnro at least try to appear and act as a gentleman. The iMinstrels. text Saturday tho amateur minstrels will give their first per formance at the Opora House and indications are that they will have a crowded house aud give the audience ono of tho best en tertainments seen hero for a long time. Somo ,of tho boys have suffered from cold, but all thoir voices are in good condition now and their throatspropcrlygreased. There will not be a lack of local hits and the laughing muscles of tho public will be called into constant service. Don't forget that the box plan opens to-morrow morning at tho office of L. J. Levey, and remember that "first come, first served" is tho golden rule. A LESSON IN ETIQUETTE. Semi-Harbarians (.') Show Their YthHo Brothers Manners. Yesterday afternoon, a largo number of native Hawaiians and foreigners assembled on the dock near the boat landing, to see tho landing of tho funeral procossion from H. B. M. S. Champion. As the coffin was lifted from the boat to be placed on tho gun carriage which was near by on tho landing, every Ilawaiian uncovered his head. JUST ARRIVED. Baby Carriages OF ALL STYLES, Carped, IN THE LATEST PATTERNS. "HOUSEHOLD" Sewing Machines Hand Sewing Machines, EjTAII With the Latest Improvements" PARLOR Organs, Qnitars. And. Other Mnsical Icstrnmentfi. Wines, Liquors, Beer, ALWAYS OXILAXD, AND FOB SALE BY ED. H0FFSCHL1EGEE& 00. King St.. oppo. Castle k Cooke's. . CHOCK LOOK, Mercliant Tailor No. 321 Nnoanu Street, ALL SUITS GUARANTEED TO FIT, and MADE int the BEST STYLE. CLOTHES CLEANED and REPAIRED.