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TCBSDAT. OOTOBER 24. tSSS
lairilr. Thnrston in Chicago
the 6ax I left that city, October 1,
and be said tkere was nothing new
to report regarding oar treaty or
He did not credit the story published
in the papers regarding the
reeoBaaendation said to have been
caad by Mr. Blount of submitting
the question to a popular rote, and
it eertaialy did not come from Secretary
Gresnam, 'or the president,
as absolutely nothing has been
made public by either of them respecting
the report, and if it did so
recommend, it coald have no influence
on the action of the Provisional
lie caly remark that has been
xasde by tbe president was in
to a senator who inquired of
idm if anything was likely to be
done at the extra session regarding
Hawaiian affairs. Mr. Cleveland
replied, Nothing whatever will be
done until after our financial affairs
This is authentic, and means
that nothing will be done at the
extra session, or even at the regular
December session, until after
the silver and tariff questions are
definitely disposed of. These are
considered of paramount importance
at "Washington, and Hawaiian
matters must lie in abeyance till
the more important domestic questions
The only thing that remains for
us is to firmly maintain the present
position of Hawaiian affairs
under the Provisional government
and at once sit down on any attempt
to force restoration of the
monarchy from whatever source it
may come. H. M. AV.
TEE SYMPATHY D9BGE.
The Bulletin not being able to
compete with its business rivals
either coder the defunct monarchy
or die Provisional government is
acain reduced to playing the sympathy
dodje in the hope of prolonging
its lease on life, which its
merits as a bosiness concern or a
newspaper would long since have
dosed with a period. The printing
law under which the Provisional
government has been letting
government printing since last
January is the same law under
which all went "merry as a marriage
bell" with the Bulletin when
it was engaged in the pleasant
tssfc of seeking "treasury pap"
The Bulletin whines at the
the old law. We admit
thai almost any thing pertaining
to either the politics or business
methods of the monarchy has
been for years open to criticism
and amendment. The printing
law which was interpreted by
the rule of favoritism in the
most open and ' barefaced
manner under the monarchy, es
pecially hy the Gibson and National
reform regimes, certainly needs
the amendment which the Provisional
government is proposing to
give it through the resolution
lately introduced by the minister
of finance. Had the monarchy remained
in power, which was impossible
after its abuses, it is more
than likely the law would never
have been changed and the Bulletin
would never have whined.
At present we intend only replying
to the strictures of the Bulletin
made against the Advertiser and
the Hawaiian Gazette Company.
When the merits of this jobbery"
or printing law, long in force under
the monarchy, comes up for discussion
the Advertiser will have
something to say on the awarding
of printing contracts under that
law, as it was formerly interpreted,
which will more than likely not be
difying to the royalists.
The Bulletin, asserts that an investigation J.
"of the advertising and
printing expenses of the Provisional
government" since last January
"would show that the Hawaiian
Gazette Company (owner of the
Advertiser) simply lives and
moves and has its being from the
public funds." This statement we
brand as a lie ; this is the plain
English of it, and when the Bulletin's
attack is so evidently made
from business jealousy, as in this
instance, there is no necessity of
mincing matters by seeking a more
polite and less expressive epithet.
Perhaps the Bulletin, which is
lately given to using the truth
with such persistent frugality, will
remember the time under the
monarchy when a notice was
posted in the interior office ordering
that advertising was not to be
given the Advertiser without the
special order of the head of that
department ? This was before the
Provisional government came into
power, when the Bulletin had full
swing on "treasury pap" under
the National reform party; and
yet, in 1S92, the Advertiser had
more advertising and subscription
patronage than would have been
necessary to buy twice over all
the issued stock of the Bulletin
Company at par value. If the
Bulletin wishes to challenge this
statement, let it produce its figures
and they will be met with sworn
This was under the monarchy,
when neither the Advertiser nor
weekly Hawaiian Gazette were
given a government job except
when the law demanded it should
be given to the papers of the largest
circulation, or where it was necessary
to have notices published on
the other islands.
The Advertiser and the Hawaiian
Gazette Company managed to
get along without government aid
under the monarchy, and the
same teat could just as easily
be performed under the Provisional
or any other government
established in Hawaii,
if any political change, such as
the one which now appears to be
swamping the Bulletin, should take
place again. The Advertiser and
Hawaiian Gazette Company are
established upon business and not
political principles, and this fact is
fully appreciated by the advertisers
and the reading public of Hawaii,
as our books will show when compared,
in any year lately and in
any department, with those of our
One other point. The Bulletin
charges that the Advertiser, as
one of "the organs," has been "gobbling
up patronage without authority."
We are under the painful
necessity of again exchanging the
lie direct with our contemporary.
The Advertiser has a general bid
for government advertising, and
when its services are needed the
government becomes its patron.
Our prices are fixed, and special
bids have never been made from
this office to cut under other newspapers.
The Bulletin mentions an
instance where " the publication of
the laws was given out to the lowest
bidder" under the monarchy.
Perhaps the less the Bulletin has
to say about that piece of gross
favoritism the better, as the bids
referred to are still on record.
As already stated the pumping
plant at the Makiki reservoir is now
in working order and the pumps
are throwing into the mains of the
Honolulu water system some million
and a half gallons daily, with
out running at their full capacity.
The water is lifted one hundred
and fifty feet to the reservoir. One
of the good effects of this government
work is that the surplus
water is flowing into the Nuuanu reservoir
which is some" fifty feet lower
than the one at Makiki. The benefits
derived from the new work are
being felt and appreciated through
out the city. The present improvement
shows how much can be ac
complished with the expenditure
of a Email amount of public money,
when political jobbery and favoritism
are withdrawn from the conduction
of public bureaus.
The Honokaa Sugar Co. elected
the following officers yesterday:
President, P. A. Schaefer; vice-president,
J. Marsden: treasurer,
Hoting; secretary, H. Renjes;
auditor, M. Mclnerny. I
HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, TUESDAY, OCTOItEt! 24, 1893.
THEY ASKED RESTORATION.
Now John F. Colbnrn Demands
Indemnity for Needy
Under date of Honolulu, September
12th, John F. Colburn, a
member of the deposed Hawaiian
queen's cabinet, writes to Crcsar
Celso Moreno, of this city, as follows:
"I have refrained from corresponding
with any one in regard to
the revolution that happened in
our country, owing to the position
that I held in her majesty
cabinet. We all anticipated
that President Cleveland
would appoint some one whom he
had confidence in to investigate
and sift the matter to the bottom,
and the gentleman that he did
send, Mr. J. H. Blount, was the
right man in the right place.
"He has given satisfaction to
both parties. I think, that is, the
way he has conducted himself and
his investigations. What his report
will be, or what he will advise
as the best for Hawaii no one except
those immediately connected
with him knows. I, speaking for
myself and I know I am voicing
the sentiments of the Hawaiian
people and such foreigners as have
not allowed themselves to be narrow-minded
by the object of immediate
personal gain hope and trust
and do pray that the president of the
L'nited States of America and his
chief advisers will do what is right,
fair, just, and equitable for us,
considering that our queen has
been deprived of her throne, loyal
subjects of their queen and the
country precipitated into the trouble
and debt through the connivance
and assistance of America's
representative and naval commander,
and the troops and guns of
the good ship Boston.
"The Hawaiian people ask from
America nothing more than what
is right, and that is to restore
things as they were January 17,
1S93, and indemnify us for damages.
I care nothing for these
people here, Thurston and the rest
of his missionary brethren and
their followers. The United States
government, through its represen
tative and naval commander, did
us the wrong. Had they not acquiesced
in the crimes that the
rebels planned, and not only lent
their moral assistance, but their
physical assistance, against all international
and her government would be in
power today. Hawaii would be
prospering as has been her wont,
and peace and happiness would
"We are waiting patiently for
the affair, and the sooner it is decided
the better it will be for all
concerned. If our fate is to be
annexed against our will we will
have to succumb then to the inevitable,
and will take our poison
like men, although it will be a big
dose, but if Providence shall rule
that 'right shall be might,' then I
expect our political enemies will
swallow their medicine as it becomes
"The Hawaiian queen and her
loyal subjects are accepting the
situation like Christians. Will
they not receive their just reward?"
Washington Post, Sept.
ADMIRAL GEORGE BROWN.
He is Now in Command of a
Commodore George Brown, who
has been promoted to rear-admiral
by President Cleveland, is now in
command of the Norfolk navy
yard. He is a native of Indiana
and was appointed to the naval
academy from that state. He
served through the war with distinction.
He was at Valparaiso at
the breakout of the Balmaceda revolution.
Admiral Brown ha3 seen a vast
dealof service in the Pacific. He
was in commana oitne vessels in
Hawaiian waters for a considerable
period and was on friendly terms
with ex-queen Liliuokalani. It will
be recalled that it wa3 through
Admiral Brown's efforts that the
United States was granted by the
queen's government the use of
Pearl river harbor as a naval coaling
Admiral Brown favors the establishment
of a protectorate over the
laianas, Deueving, as ne
does, that the natives are incapable
of self-government. His promotion
meets with a great deal of favor
among naval officers. Brown is a
democrat, but notwithstanding thi3
is a very intimate fnend of
his son to the naval academy.
S. F. Chronicle.
J. 31. Vivas and J. M. Teixeira, T.
publishers of the Portuguese paper
La Sentinella, were held to
answer in the circuit court in
uuuus oi iuu eacn in tne cnarge
SPRECKELS GOT THERE.
Bat Somehow He Failed to Stay,
and the Annexationists were
Sorry to See Him Leave.
Washington, Sept. 25. The
Hawaiian question has again been
brought to prominence by the recent
visit to Washington of Mr.
Claus Spreckels, who has come out
as a strong anti-annexationist in
order that he may continue to employ
cheap coolie labor on his sugar
plantations. He started a controversy
with Hawaiian Minister
Thurston and got utterly routed,
and since then Mr. Spreckels has
left Washington, much to the re
gret of those who favor annexation,
because they knew that his presence
did harm to his own cause.
They were really sorry to see him
leave town, because his utterances
have so plainly and strongly accentuated
the fact that annexation
is not desired as a sugar conspiracy
in any way, but that anti-annexation
is the desideratum of Mr.
Spreckels that he may establish a
planters' plutocracy of the few in
opposition to the desires of the
Provisional government to make it
a white man's country conducted
on American lines. The sentiment
in favor of annexation is just as
strong in Washington as ever it
was, but other prominent topics,
and the uncertainty of how Mr.
Cleveland will act, keep opinions
from being expressed.
It was remarked that Mr. Spreckels
did not appear before the
ways and means committee when
the sugar men had their hearing.
He probably thought it best not to
do so, as he might have been cross-questioned
too closely by the committee
as- to his diversified sugar
interests. In recent years Mr.
Spreckels has become known as a
lobbyist at Washington, and, it is
true, he generally finds some political
henchman willing to do his
bidding. One of these was ex-Senator
Felton, who is said to owe
his political advancement entirely
to Spreckels. Mr. Felton's successor,
Senator Perkins, is also a friend
of the sugar monopolist, being, in
fact, associated in business with
him as a large stockholder and
director in Speckels' steamship
company; and no doubt Spreckels
had something to say as to the appointment
of the new California
senator, who will not be able to
help him much politically, because
he has hardly acquired his political
land legs. Spreckels has always
had a,great idea of his own
influence and importance here,
though few others have. He is a
liberal contributor to the campaign
funds of the republican party in
California, but how he expects this
to help him with a democratic administration
it is hard to say.
Should Mr. Cleveland decide
against annexation, Spreckels will
without any doubt take to himself
the credit of having worked it and
"fixed him." New York Sun.
Among the passengers of the
Oceanic are Pung QuongYu and
Wang Hung Ting, both Chinamen
of high degree, who are returning
to their native land. They were
the first and second secretaries of
legation to the former Chinese
minister to Washington. Chang
Gun Hing, formerly Chinese consul-general
to New York, is also a
bound for Hongkong.
I the Agony
Of Those who Suffer from
Hood's Sarsapartlla Furtflett
Soothes, Heals, OUSES.
iff "5& ylW
Ur. T. V. Johnson
Sin Jose, GO.
"ItiTafornany jearsbeea a great suSaa
bora aCBOFCla. treating oat oa ny ubi
adIe;taeyweracoTered with eruption and
ortJ.oircumrimjmll the time. Itriedrer
Exny raedldnu and consulted phyifcians fir
and near, but MuumUr grew wont. I
taTe taken bnt three bottles of Hood's
Hood's s Cures
rlllalorrheaiiatfcn.snd baa dsHred so naeh
beaeat Iron It that sne declares mere Is no
other ratfldco on earth. We wooH not be
wlthoutltln the house Uit costs $20 a bottle."
Vaitir Jonseoxr, Saa Jose, CaL
y.B. Bescie to get Hood's Sanaparffla.
Hood's Pills act
eCclentlr, oa tie UTerscd bowels. 25e.
H0BP.0N, NEWMAN & CO.,
3336 Wholesals Agests.
Grand Quarter-off Sale I
WORTH OF GOODS BO COOT
Next -:- Tliirty -:- Days
This Means the Greatest Bargains in Dry Gosds ever Offered
On many articles, it means less than cost, but our stock
must be reduced a- -d we are willing to give our time to the
public for the ne:c thirty days, regardless of profit to ourselves;
do not regard this as an ordinary advertisement, as our
former sales are evidences that we do just as we agree. If,
is not necessary to tell you that our stock of Dry Goods, Millinery
and Furnishing Goods is large and well assorted, which
means to our patrons good fresh Goods. Nothing will be held
back in this sale. Everything will be offered at the large discount
of one-fourth off. GgrP. S. Term's strictly cash.
A number of complaints having reached us that merchants
in Honolulu refuse to send Hawaiian Soap to their
customers when so ordered, but instead imported soap,
because it is cheaper in price, we request all persons families
as well as dealers when they cannot procure Hawaiian Soap
from their grocer or agent in Honolulu to send orders direct,
to the company's agent, Honolulu.
The Honolulu Soap Works Co'.
M. W. McCHESNEY & SONS, AGENTS.
Hardware, Builders and General,
always np to the times in quality, styles and prices.
a fall assortment to suit the various demand .
made expressly for Island work with extra parte.
Cultivator's Cane Knives.
Hoe3, Shovels, Forks, Mattocks, etc., etc
and Machinists' Tools
Screw Plates, Taps and Dies, Twist Drills, '
Paints.and Oils, Brushes, Glass,
Asbestos Hair Felt and Felt Mixture.
Blake's Steam Pumps,
SEWIHG MACHINES. Wilcox & Gibbs, and Remington.
Lubricatinu Oils ia iualityandefflclency8urPa38ed
General Merchandise, dSl,1?
there is anything you want, come and ask for It, you will be
politely treated. No trouble to show goods.
jrjutt. BABE C.
BABY CARRIAGES nf ll cfDn
n A Dnnmn
1893 WITH ONE QUARTER-OFF
IX THKIK STORE FOH THE
trjia, uuiiS, and JUATS in the latest pattern
Household" Sewing Machines
Hand Sewing Machines, all with the latest improvements.
Also on hand
Westermayer's Celebrated Cottage Pianos t
FoSy6"13 and ther 3Iusical lDstramts.
ED. HOFFSCHLAEGER & CO.,
King Street, opposite Castle & Cooke.