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DAILY PACIFIC COMMERCIAL- A1JVJSRTISEK, JUNE 21, 1893. ran advertiser calendar. .rune. Irf93 Mo 6 12 M "A ft 2 Moos' re vacs. tiLast W.'Vjr. Moon. 1 - Fi li v.v n. 3 4 T7 "17 21 5-5 i I 13 j 1 j 15 j 20 21 THE DAILY PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER Six Pages. K Jan nl fer not; Let all the n-I thou alm'il l Thy Couatry'd, thy iod', orl TrutU'a. WEI NE DVY. : JUNE 1. 1SS3. CHARLES NCRDITJFF. Several of the letters of Mr. Charles Nordhoff to the New York Herald from Honolulu for over two months past have been republished here. Severe comments have been made upon thera, and many mis statements of very gross charac ter have been specially pointed out. We wish here to call attention to the fact that absolutely no at tempt has been made at any time to establish the truth of these state ments of Mr. Nordhoff. His friends in the royalist newspapers have extolled his journalistic reputation, and declared him to be far above the reach of his Honolulu critics. But they have never for one mo ment dared to maintain the truth of any one of his statements, whose falseness has been asserted. They have thus tacitly admitted the charges made against him ; and he goes from among us branded as a falsifier, and without a single word of real defense uttered in sup-" port of his slanderous statements. The only defense whatever made for him has consisted in throwing mud at his accusers. Charles Nordhoff will long bo re membered in Hawaii as the man who basely ignored the popular and triumphant campaign of last fall in opposition to the lottery bill, and in the face of that conspicuous fact, slanderously charged the busi ness community of Honolulu with forcing the ex-queen to sign that bill! With the brand upon his brow of this impudent slander of a whole community, we dismiss this un worthy falsifier. JDDOE COOLEY'S OBJECTIONS. If the Supreme Court of the United States had rendered a decision adverse to annexation, the royalists could not have made a greater ado over it tfaau they have over ex-Judge Cooley's ar ticle in the June number of the Forum. And yet that article is based from be ginning to end on a total misconcep tion of facts, and reads much more like the paid for opinion of an advo cate than a judicial decision made after careful examination of both sides of the question. It has been said that a learned Jurist is rare'y a great states man. The life-long habit of fixing his attention on technical questions of in terpretation and construction, and on legal precedents, does not tend to. fit him to deal with the policy of a grow ing and changing nation. Casuistry i3 not statesmanship. The develop ment of a living and growing nation is not to be fettered by far fetched legal inferences and Implications. We have not space to notice all the misstatements of the article, such as that the Hawaiians bad been "a bar barous race of cannibals," that the Provisional government took mea sures to put down by force "any ex pression of opposition to its action," etc., which have a KordhofHan flavor. The article in question betrays abso lute ignorance of the history of these islands, of our struggles for constitu tional government during the last fif teen years, and of the causes that led up to the present crisis. On the other hand, it entirely ignores the peculiar relations between the United States and these islands during the pa9t fifty years, as well as the responsibilities and obligations which the American government has already incurred by Us own action in the past. If we were living in the year 1353,and If Gen. Walker's filibusters had car ried out their reported threats and had overthrown the constitutional govern ment of Kamehameha III, then there might be some justice and propriety In the way In which Judge Cooley speaks of the white community in these islands. Ou the contrary, it is the same party that first procured the recognition of Hawaiian independence that secured for the Hawaii in people their land and their civil rights, and which for half a century has been the eliitf bulwark of the Hawaiian mon arehy, Ion; after it had become a de moralizing sham, that at lat has been forced in sheer self-defense to put an end to it as incapahle of re form. The revolution was not a move ment of filibusters and oflioe-seekers, but of the principal taxpayers, the leaders of industrial enterprises, the most conservative and patriotic citi zens, who had endured the rule of carpet-baggers and palace parasites until "forbearance ceased to be a virtue." Most thinking men in the islands had long been convince! that union with the United States was the only way to permanent peace and pros perity, and the only way to eave this country from eventually becoming au Asiatic colony; but the crisis was precipitated by the madness of the reactionary party itself. The com missioners who went to Europe in 1S42 and procured the recognition of Hawaiian independence were not more patriotic citizens of Hawaii than the commissioners who lately went to Washington with the offer of an nexation. Prompt action, as they believed, was demanded by the finan cial and political Interests of both countries. The most intelligent, patriotic and courageous natives take the same view of the situation. In a crisis like this, other factors count for more than do mere numbers. Even if it can be proved that a majority of the native population, forgetting their obliga tions to their fellow citizens, and blinded by race jealousy or misled by demagogues, wish to take a step back ward towards barbarism, and to wreck the future of our common country, must their ignorant prejudices be allowed to decide the national policy ? Would the judge appoint the defend ants as a jury to find the verdict in the case? His other objection to the name "Provisional," and that a "pro tempore" government is not author ized to treat, etc., is in the course of being answered by the logic of events, which are proving it to be not only the best but the strongest government that we have had in this country for many years, and the formal endorse ment of it by the people will not long be wanting. A complete review of the article in question would require as much space as the original occupied in the Forum. The main part of the article is occu pied with an attempt to prove that there are certain limitations in the constitution of the United States, in regard to the acquisition of territory, which forbid the annexation of the Hawaiian Islands. The writer admits that no limitations whatever are ex pressed In the constitution, which en dows congress with plenary authority " to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into effect the foregoing powers." These alleged limitations must, therefore, be inferred from the probable views of the original framers of that instru ment, and from considerations of national policy on which statesmen will differ according to their personal predilections or pany connections. In regard to the former considera tion, it may be said that the Fathers of the Republic had no conception of its future greatness, and that the con stitution has already been stretched by interpretation or construction to sanction many acts which they would no doubt have condemned, such as the issue of treasury notes, appropria tions for rivers and harbors, and the erection of the interstate commerce commission, of which Judge Cooley was formerly a member. To be brief, the limitations which he thinks he has found In the constitution, forbid any treaty that would bring under the rule of the United States "outlying states or colonies or territory not acquired with any expectation of being brought into the Union, or not capable of be coming harmonious members of a family of contiguous states, constitut ing together one common country." Several pages are taken up with his objections to outlying colonies, which he says the American government Is not suited to govern. He assumes that these islands are proposed to "be taken in as an an outlying colony, not as a territory of the sort we now possess and govern, and not, so far as we are notified, with any expectation that they will ever be accepted as one of the states of the American Union." The writer is evidently not aware that the United States already have a thriving colony, firmly rooted and growing, in these islands, built up aud fostered b3T the former policy of its mother country during a long ser ies of years. Nor has he been informed that there i9 ample intelligence and wealth in the islands to carry on and pay all the expenses of a territorial government under the broad regis of the Union. And in good time there is no reason why it should not become a worthy member of the great family of states. Again, his whole article shows that the race question is upper most in his mind. To Hawaiians, indeed, his numerous remarks on this point, e. g., that "the people to be brought in are people of colored rr.ces;" that "if we receive the proposed gift, we are bringing incongruous elements into the Union;" his remarks on Grant's scheme of annexing San Do mingo, in view of the possibility that it might "extend the Union over in dependent states of colored people," etc., etc., are really offensive. He feems to forget that southern California, when it was annexed, con tained a population of barbarous In dians together with Spaniards and people of mixed race. These inlands ire better suited in climate and other respects for white labor than a large part of the southern belt of the United States, with undeveloped resources capable of supporting with ease live times its present population. Under the security of the starry flag, skill and enterprise will work the same wonders here that they have In Southern California, and the race question will soon be happily settled for the common good of both races. The process of Americanization will be rapid and complete. Another ob stacle, in the view of our author, 13 non contiguity of territoryi our great distance from the main land. Both these last objections apply in a much greater degre3 to the annexation of Alaska. Instead cf beln,; "contigu ous," it has to bo reached by tailing several hundred miles through Brit ish waters, it is occupied by savages, unfitted for citizenship, and the pros pect of its becoming fit for a regular territorial government I? still very remote. But the world is rapidly growing smaller, these Islands are now with in six davs' sail of America, our near est neighbor, and will ere long be in Instantaneous communication by ca ble, so that the objection of non-contiguity is fast losing its force. It is well known that the plan of the great statesman who brought about the an nexation of Alaska included these islands and a future Isthmian canal, which last has become almost as Im portant for the future progress of America as was once the possession of the mouth of the Mississippi river. The mere fact of the possession of the Hawaiians islands would prevent any other power from ever fortifying them and turning them into a standing menace to the Pacific coast, such as the Bermudas are now to the Atlantic coast of the United States. We are obliged to pass over Judge Cooley's remarks on the acquisitions of Florida, Louisiana and Texas, where he is cn familiar ground and h'13 views are valuable, but they have little or no bearing on the Hawaiian question. He abruptly breaks oiT with the rejection of San Domingo, without indicating what course of action he would recommend with re lation to the Hawaiian Islands, whether a declaration of war against the existing government and the forcible restoration of the ex-queen, whether a full protectorate, or a "dog-in-the-manger" arrangement, or fin ally a complete renunciation of all in terest or responsibility In the islands, leaving them to become the prey of any hungry power that may covet them. The discussion of these ques tions will therefore be reserved for a future occasion. HA WA II A N AFFAIRS. Even James H. Blount, who was sent to Hawaii by President Cleve land as an executive commissioner and afterward appointed United States minister, seems to be worn out with the shillyshally and dilatory policy of the administration, for he has forwarded his resignation to Washington, and when a democratic office hcider resigns matters must be in a bad way. The fact is evident that Mr. Cleveland aod hi3 cabinet are sadly at a loss to know what to do about Hawaii. It was very easy to pull down the edifice constructed by the Harrison administration, which, had it been completed, would have re sulted in annexation, bat all the genius and statecraft of the demo cratic party do not avail, it would seem, to build up anything in its place. The only mggestion that is made is to establish a protectorate a measure that would suit nobody. The Provisional government has shown its ability to maintain law and order, and there is no disposition on the part of any foreign govern ment to take forcible possession of the islands and overturn the existing order of things. What need, then, can there ba for nn American pra tectoratef It is the duty of the Administration to come to a conclusion on this ques tion. If we are to accept the offer made us nnd take iu the Hawaiian Islands as a part of our territory, it should be done without further delay. If we are to decline the offer, it is only fair to Hawaii to make the an nouncement of the declination at once, so that the people of the islands may negotiate other arrangements for the future. It probably seemed to Mr. Cleve land a brilliant stroke of policy to withdraw the Hawaiian treaty from the Senate aud bejjin negotiations all anew, but the trouble is that his Administration has done nothing, nor does it manifest any disposition to take any active and positive mea snres. Whether the President want ed to satisfy himself of the state of public opinion iu this country regarding annexation, or whether he was influenced by some of his back stairs counselors and advisors at Washington, cannot be said. At any rate it is plain to see that nothiD? being accomplished and that the Ha waiian i.liiir is making no progress in any direction. S. F. Chronicle, Juno 8th. The Chewsure3 in the govern ment o'f Tiflis, according to the publication of the Imperial Geo graphical Society of Russia, con stitute a race of 7000 people, who know nothing about money, their unit of value being a cow. A horse, for instance, is valued at three cows. Injuries to a neigbor's per son are requited by paying so many cows. A POPULAR TEACHER. Miss Louise Dale to Dcp.irt To Day. Miss Louise F. Dale, the talent ed and popular music teacher of Oahu college, returns today by the steamer Australia for the coast. During her sojourn of over two years at Punahou, she has won the aloha nui and kindly feelings of all who have met her. Oahu col lege will miss a most highly ac complished musician, and the music pupils will likewise miss a good teacher. The Central Union church choir, where Miss Dale has been both organist and musical directoress, also express regretful feelings, and the music-loving community of Honolulu parts with a sweet singer of high order. The successful reception given at Oahu college in honor of Prof. J. Q. Wood and herself ou Monday night, was an indication of the high, respect thi3 community ha3 for them. THE PACIFIC HARDWARE COMPANY Have received lewis' combination sprav pumps, for which you have been waiting". This pump comprises THREE ERAS3 MACHINES, instead of one. A Spray Pump, Agricultural Syringe, and Veterinary Syringe. Also, MASON ti PA VIS' WROUGHT STEEL EANGES. Unquestionably the best for all pur poses. Douglas Pumps. Hem's Vegetable Presses. Mops, Shoe Sets, Brooms, Brashes, Ball Wickiog, etc., etc. lw Sltuttcn SqUs. r.Y .IA.S. F. MOJtOAN. Wai f liouso and Lease -OF V.lLTJA.BL'Ij; City Front Property AT AUCTION! On Saturday, June 24 AT 12 O'CLOCK SOON. The undersigned has been instructed to sell at Auction, at las Salesroom, on Saturday next at noon, the Valuable Lease (with the commodious Warehouse Buildings thereon) of that block of land situated between the stores of Hyma.11 Bros, and L. B. Kerr, having a depth of 100 feet and a frontage on Qaeen Street of 61 feet, containing in all 5,350 Square Feet. This Valuable Property being on the City front, ;a one of the mo-it central and convenient places in the city for the ue of firms requiring storaie. The entiie groun I is covered with an Iron Hoofed Warehouse, with fire-proof wall in the rear, and can be used lor storing mer chandise of all kinds, a lare il jur room, zinc lined, has been constructed iu one end of the warehouse. T lie lease has 10K years to run, at a quarterly rental, payable to the Govern ment of 62.50. Jas. E. jVHorga.il, 3403-td AUCTIONEER. 'The Gorman' NEW EUROPEAN! 100 Elegantly Furnished Rooms 0TJL.Y TWO BLOCKS From Main Entrance to the Fair 31G-31S 65th Terrace, Chicago. Rates: $1 p srDay and Upward. lst-Class Cafe 3359-Sin J. F. GORMAN, Paor. JSP The Latest Parisian Fashions in Hair Dressing. MMB. J. PHILLIPS, I, n dies ' Hair Dresser. Hair Culturist and Toilet Artiste. 836 Mark-t Street. Importer of Human Hair Goods and Toilet Articles for private and stage use. Private Rooms for Hair Dressing, Shampooing and Tonic Treatment. 3410-tf Special Notice. MR. GEO. A. OR D WAY RETURNS from the Coast on the steamer Alameda and brings with him a fine stock of Furniture, with which he intends to start in business for himself in the Robinson Block on Hotel Street. He will open his store about July 1st, and would be pleased to wait upon all those desiring anything in his line. 3410 lw MISS BURROW'S Dressmaking Rooms 99 HOTEL STREET. Prices lower than elsewhere in Hono- ! lulu. Latest styles as worn in London andParia. A specialty of Washing Dress es. All work neatlv and promptly finished. 3340 2Cnn CVflwifiscmtnts. 307 Jum ig, 18Q5. Have you felt, recently, that you would tike to add a piece of exquisitely cut glassware to vour stock of table ware ? There's no reason why you should not gratify the desire if it exists. No other store in Honolulu kenpj snch a hand some and Timed stock as wc have and thi prices are quite as low as you would find in any of the" New York shops. We might mention Rock wood pottery in the list of things desired by peo ple of refiued taste. The coloring of this ware has fre quently been mentioned in the Art Journals as being superior to anything of the kind manu factured in the United States. One piece of it will add much to the appearance of your cabinet. We have added to our stock of glassware a large quantity of fine engraved glasses which we can sell you at very low prices; you would consider them cheap at double the money. One r;attera goes to yon at $1.50 a dozen engraved as well as any you pay $2.50 for in other shops.' The Gre cian pattern, higher in price, because there is more engrav ing to them, but the glass is no finer in quality than the others, either of them comes under the head of pure crystal. 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