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L'UK PACIPIC (UfM KIN TAL A I) VEUTLSERr HONOLULU, FEIlitUAISY 2Q, 1895,
1 V The Pacific Commercial Advertiser l..u.1 Kery Morning. Except Sunday, by th Hawaiian Gazette Company At No. 31H Merchant 4tret. WALLACE R. FABSISQTON, EDITOR. WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 20, 1895. 6EH3 OP IGHOBANCE. There is nothing surprising in the vote of Hon. Richard F. Petti grew, of South Dakota, against the resolution of sympathy for the Re public of Hawaii, recently defeated in the United States Senate. Mr. Pettigrew, in a speech before the Senate last July, shows that he knows as little about affairs Ha waiian as it is possible for any human being walking on this spheroid to know. At that time he was opposing the continuance of the treaty between this country and the United States. His speech, as a prominent gentleman of this country has well termed it, is "a curiosity, full of gems" of ignor ance. After calling the natives of the soil an impoverished and de graded people, he goes on to eay : 'All that a man in the Hawaiian Islands is obliged to do to gain a living is to plant a banana tree and steal a fishing line. A Republic implies intelligence, education, mutual forebearance, tireless en ergy, enterprise, tremendous indus try, the flowering of domestic vir tues. A monarchy is the best pos sible form of government for a peo ple who are not fit for anything better. The natives of the Hawai ian Islands today dress in calico gowns, and, as when Captain Cook's shadow first cursed that summer land, they sleep ; in grass huts and lazily live on fish and poi. When this Government takes up the matter of a bureau of informa tion, Mr. Pettigrew certainly ought not to be forgotten. He could, without doubt, expound more new things about the country in five minutes than the oldest resident in a week. Just listen to this : In the Hawaiian Islands are foand the most contradictory conditions. In a small bei along the coast and In the few low-lvintr, valleys the conditions of life are easy, for the heated air mattes doming unnecessary, ana tne fertile soil enables all tropical fruits and vegetables to grow almost with out the planting ; but In all tbe rest of the islands exists the temperature of ouriSortnern winter. Having an area about as large as Massachusetts, and a population about a quarter as large as tbat or tne city of Washington, these Islands are mostly composed of vol canic scoria, about as un adapted to vegetation as so much cast Iron. It is tbe crater of the vastest volcano in the world, desolated with Ice and fire, generally either too hot or too cold for human endurance. Nothing which the face of the planet presents to man is more bleak, barren, inhospitable, menacing and terrible than the tre mendous area which constitutes the peak of this mountain of flame. So, while the maintenance of life in tbe valleys and along the hot coast seems easy, Hawaii presents no more temp tation to the enterprising emigraut than Ecuador or the equatorial regions of South America, where the mamto matures with eue and man with diffi culty. If the few invalids of tbe country had only known this before, what an amount of money would have -been saved t by getting a taste of that invigorating climate which is sought in different sections of the States. Could Mr. Pettigrew come here and lecture a few weeks, doubt less every man, woman and child would soon begin to wear overcoats, and the Government send out an exploring expedition to find tbat desolated peak of ice and fire. He forge ts to mention the natural ad vantages we have of a warming oven, about which the half frozen leeidents of the "other islands" may gather and toast their toes before retiring for the night. This gem of ignorance has for its closing sentences tbe following: aI believe the people of this coun try will resist with all their power this scheme of territorial aggran dizement which aims lo .amalga mate with our hardy, thrifty, ac tive, overcoming race this mass of indolent, filthy, leprous, nerveless savages of the southern seas." Senator Pettigrew's term expires the fifth of March, and possibly a year of travel or treatment for dys pepsia might have a beneficial effect. When one read the wise expo-1 sition of affairs in this country given by some of the minor edito rial heads as a result of the return of Hawaii's prominence as food for diecuesiou in the Statee, he is re minded of the story of the glowing reporter who wrote of a well-known belle, "Her dainty feet were en cased in shoes that might have been taken for fairy boots." He took up his paper the next morn ing and read, "Her dirty feet were encased in shoes that might have been taken for ferry-boats." The editors mean well, possibly, but their lack of knowledge, or po litical bias prevents them from reading their title clearly. TBUE AMERICAN 8ENTHIENT. Shortly after the re-election of Senators Frye, Chandler, Hoar and Higgius to the United States Sen ate the New York Sun cited these men as true Americans. A South ern editor immediatefy ventured the query whether the Sun could find any true Americans except among the Northern Senators, to which the following clear exposi tion of what American sentiments are, was given : Certainly we can find In the United States Senate one American Senator from the South. We hope there are two dozen of them there, but that re mains to be seen. At the present writing we are sure of one. His name is John T. Morgan, and "be bails from Alabama. We class him positively as an American because he has de clared himself In sentiment which ring with the right spirit. The words here quoted have been uttered by Senator Morgan within a twelve--month. The Democratic party has a his tory, and I believe a grand one. I cannot understand how a Democrat can. feel anything but pride in the acquisition of Florida, Louisiana, Texas and that Immense territory that gives us the margin of the Pacific Ocean which We must take care of and develop, and with which we may expect not only to double but to quad ruple the commerce that we now carry on the Atlantic. "Great Britian has planted herself In Australia and New Zealand, and is now approaching the Sandwich Isl ands, that Gibraltar of tbe Pacific Ocean. Let me ask you, when they get there and complete the chain, in cluding Vancouver, Victoria, Hawaii to Hong Kong, . New Zealand and Australia, will we not see repeated in the Pacific that miserable, despicable folly which was perpetrated on the Atlantic when we had gained the fight and there was nothing to do but to put the Atlantic islands into the bill of sale, the treaty? . ."We have need of that spirit of manhood, energy, and endurance which was - so superbly developed when we were fighting each other with a million of men in the field. Now we shall see the outcome of H in tbe development-of t ho power and spirit of a great people for great occas ions. So, I say, let us move to the front 1 " And again : . "It would be a political crime not to gather in sujh desirable territory as tbe Hawaiian group. Some peo ple, very few though, talk about the daugt-r of changing the policy of the United States by bringing about an nexation. There are times when changes are necessary, and when this country must begiu to look out for more markets for Its goods. Some day, with many millions of people In tbe Pacific Coast States, tbe commerce across the Pacific to Australia, Japan, Uhlna and other countries win be enormous; and li the United States wishes to have no formidible competi tor in tbe Pacific, tee must have the Hawaiian group.11 Such, sentiments . are American. whether they be uttered by Frye of Maine or by Morgan of Alabama. It is true tbat as to details of policy Sen ator Morgan has seemed to be wab bling at some times, under political pressure from quarters less positively American than himself: but of .the breadth, depth and steadfastness of his patriotism we entertain not the slight est doubt. In .mentioning the name of tbe chairman of the Senate Com mittee on Foreign Relations,, in reply to the ' question of our friend in Tennessee, we do not wish to be un derstood as saying that John T. Mor gan is the only American in the Sen ate from the South. SprecJcels Refinery Resumes. Philadelphia. Feb. 1. The Spreck- ela Sugar. Refinery, which has been idle for several weeks, will resume operations on full time next week. The Refinery employs 2,000 hands. Auction 5 airs. Jamea F. Morgan. FURNITURE SALE! On Thursday, Feb. 21st, AT IO O'CLOCK A. M., At the Store of M. D.WIS. Nunanu sr.. above 1 strt. I w 1 s-lt at rViblic AucUjji the entire eloik of Comprising Black Walnut Bed room Set f. AMiur oeu), jaoies, unairs, Ntovea, etc. Fnrniture on view daily. SaIb positive, no reserve. Jas. F. Morgan, 3924 AUCTIONErR. JimIy 5opie5 February 23, 28gj. The press, voicing the senti ments of the theatre-going people, is crying for a n opera house, now that the old one that stood idle month tn and month out, is gone they want a place of amusement. There's nothing like being de rri vfr? of a thinp to make - - - u people feel they must have it But where is the money to come from? The people here who have money to spare are not those who build theatres or anything else through pub lic spiritedness, there must be in sight some return for the investment and none can be seen in the theatre project. It is pretty well understood that the old opera house was an expense of about two thousand dollars a year to its owners with an offset of about $1500 per year for rentals. Not much money in the invest ment is there? Americans will tell you that there is not a city the size of Honolulu any where in. the West but what has its opera house and two or three electric railway lines, but if you ask who built them you will learn that it was through the energy and enterprise of men who had corner lots . and outside property for sale. Honolulu is one place on the map that has not had,' and probably never will have, a real estate boom; its "just a stiddy growth." An opera house will not bring any better returns in Honolulu than would an ice factory at the North Pole and the people who want one built know it How many people are there in Honolulu that would subscribe a thpusand dollars eachtoward building, one? Not a: dozen outside the editors of the news papers; but show an invest ment that will bring them a guaranteed return of 25 per cent and they would tumble over each other to put their names down on the subscrip tion list If you are thinking about painting your house you can do nothing, better than exam ine our cards showing colors of Hendry's Ready Mixed Paints. You can find in the assortment, just what you need for either inside or out side work, and you can get more satisfactory results than if you bought white lead and oil and mixed you own colors The pigment in our mixed paints is the best that can be found anywhere; the lead is just lead, and the zinc is pure zinc. You get no whiting and oil in our compounds. These mixed paints will stand the wear and tear of this climate better than any other paint manufactured. We simply ask you to try them and see that our statements regarding the quality of the paint are not exaggerated. Solid silverware is almost as much in demand as it was Christmas time it is useful twelve months in the year and just as acceptable to your wife as it was two months ago. Our stock is kept filled up at all times so that we can supply any demand made upon us. The Haviland China we show you is rather better than anything we have ever shown before; the designs are differ ent and probably more inviting to persons who have a pen chant for fine China. We will be pleased to furnish prices on application. WE DO IT! What 1 WE FIT 1st, The Eye; 2d, The Foot; 3d, The Purse. WHAT ELSE CAN YOU EXPECT ? McINEESY'S SHOE S T O R fe. H.f. Fort Street. Tbe Hawaiian Hardcare Co. Ltd. Opposite Spreckela Cloak 007 XOIW ftiTMXrxST. JUST A FEW WOKDS on a subject which we know will interest every one : For years we have done the fine watch repairing in Honolulu. Difficult work of every description which had formerly been sent to the Coast, waa first properly handled in our Repairing Department. Such work as . CHANGING KEY TO STEM WINDERS repairing complicated watcnes ot every description; demagnetizing; making by nana any lost part of a complicated watch; in fact any difficult work pertain ing to tne repairing of fine watches la our especial forte. The number of watcLes which find their way into our Repairing Department after having been v through the hands of numerous EXPERTS (?) is beyond belief. Whilst we are at all times ready and willing to do every conceiv able kind and condition of a job would it not pay you better to bring your watch to us in the first place and be assured of an honest amount of work at a reasonable price, rather than take it from one to another, causing you delay and annoyance, to say nothing of tne greater expense 7 We Charge Less For Perfect Work than you have been used to paying for inferior work right along. As a matter of f act,the expertC ?) who cleans jour watch with a pair of bellows and a crow-bar for 50 cents makes more money than tbe honest workman who does an honeBt job and charges an honest price. . i Because your watch is returned to you running fairly well, it is no criterion that it has been properly repaired. The great annoyance attendant upon the repair ing of a watch, is that 09 out of 93 cannot tell if the work is well done but are satisfied if the watch is keeping some where near tbe correct time. , Who can see the jewel protruding half way out of the plate, or worse, sank, down through the plate, fastened in with a little glue, or hammered in with a Pledge. How otten the expert grinds off the broken staff, sinks the jewel a little lower, tells you he has put in a new taff and charges yon a little less than the price and you go on your way rejoic- ing. xut some aay you win aisco' fraud, such work cannot last long dear at any price, which vou soon dis cover to your sorrow. Moral: Make no mistake; take it where you know it will be well treated and that is the Repairing Department of Hiisr;Ds Hooey and Almond Cream What It Is. The superiority of Hind's Ho ney and Almond Cream consists in its wonderful purifying and healing properties and cleanliness. It is unlike any other preparation for the skin and complexion in that it contains no oils, greasy substances or chemicals, neither starchy nor murilagiooB principals to obstruct the pores of tbe skin, is quickly ab . sorbed, leaving no visible trace of its use and cannot injure the most delicate or sensitive skin. Its General Use. 4 For rough or hard skin Honey and Almond Cream possesses in a remarkable degree, the properties for which it was designed, of soft ening the skin, no matter how hard or dry, of cleansing and purifying all humors, scaly eruptions and in dolent ulcers, destroying acrid or irritating exudations from the skin or mucous surfaces, stimulating fame to healthv action, thereby preparing the parts for the healing process sure to follow its use. Burns and Sunburn. For burns and scalds it affords instant relief. In cases of sun burn it will both alleviate the pain ami prevent the skin from peeling. For Use After Shaving. Its use for gentlemen after shav ing will be found delightfully soothing and grateful, allaying all irritation, and as a protection against the weather, preventing chaps, soreness, and all infections. Not a White-Wash." Lastly it is. not a white-wash, and its effect is not to cover up imperfection, but to so correct them and the cause, by its purify ing and emol lent properties as to leave tne skin sort, smooth, pure, and in condition. its natural, healthy FOR SALE BY Tie flobron Drag . s WHOLESALE AGEHTS. iw H. E. McINTYRE & BRO., EAST CORNER FORT AND KING STREETS IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN Groceries, Provisions and Eeed. ; New and Fresh Goods received bv everv packet from California. Eastern States. and European Markets. Standard grades of canned Vegetables, Fruits and Fish. Goods delivered to any part of the city. Satisfaction guaranteed. Island trade solicited. P. O BOX 145. TELEPHONE NO. 92. VALUE OF BALL BEARING. An experiment with ball bearings was recently made in Canada. A street car fitted with ball bearings was drawn a distance of several hundred feet by men pulling on tbe three strands of or dinary sewing thread. ' A carriage manufacturer put another style of ball bearings on the axles of a coach ordi narily pulled by four horses. A trained dog was hitched to the pole, and he drew the coach around the yard with little effort. Daily Bulletin. Our Imperial Ball-Bearing Axles can 1 ffiSriftS be adjusted to any Carnage or Hack. -O- H. F. WICPDIAN. Something New. I have just returned from tht Coast and have opened up a complete stock of Groceries. Everything and anything from supar to the choicest of luxuries. ly motto is to give VALUE FOR VALUE. Everything new and fresh. Come and get my prices and be con vinced, j. H. GUY, Cash Grocer. Hotei and Union sis , opp Arlington Hotel. 3853m Jas. Bergstrom, HAVAIIIi CARRIAGE MAIKTUBI1 COMPAHY NO. 70 QUEEN STREET. PIANO, PIPE AND REED ORGAN Tuner and Repairer. Orders left a) I brum's Bookstore, will receive prompt attention. 3S6-v FERTLZERS ! YOU MUST HAVE TO MAKE GOOD CHOPS. THE HAWAIIAN FERTILIZING" COMPANY keeps always and constantly on hand all the well known CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS and offers them for sale at the lowest market rates. They manufacture complete High Grade Fertilizers to any special formula asd guarantee the analysis, and all that other firms do. Planters would do well to write the undersigned before ordering anywhere else. A dollar saved is a dollar made. JL. F. COOKE, Proprietor and Manager Hawaiian Fertilizinjr fvocnpanv . V V.