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HIE PACIFIC COMMJflliUlAJj auv bmipJim nuiiULiUL.ut Ariuii u ivvo., lie Pacific Commercial Issued Every Mornioj, Except Sunday, by the Uawaiian Gazette Company At No. 318 Merchant Street. WALLACE R. FARRINGTON, EDITOR. TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 1895. Joaquin Miller says he did not remain in Honolulu because he feared being thrust into prison. Here again he labors under a delu sion. All the poet of the Sierras has to fear in this country is the examining physicians of the in sane asylum. Secretary Gresham's desire to retire from public life at a time when he has particularly hard problems to deal with will not help his cause among friends or enemies. Discretion is sometimes the better part of valor, but a retreat at this time is a practical admission that the task is too arduous, and the duties of the office are more than Mr. Gresham bargained for. At all events there is a splendid oppor tunity for some level-headed diplo mat to make a reputation for him self and at the same time do the country an invaluable service. DELINQUENT TAX LIST. By the publication of the delin quent tax list as a supplement to the Chinese Times the chief of the tax bureau has done a stroke of business that certainly reflects no credit upon himself, and puts the Government in not the most savory position in the world. Tenders were called for the advertisement of the delinquent tax list, which the law requires 3hall be published in the "English and Hawaiian lan guage" in one weekly newspaper. The various papers of the country published in these languages sub mitted their bids, which in the mind of the chief of the bureau were exhorbitant. He immediate ly repairs to the editor of a Portu guese paper and makes a proposi tion for the circulation of the list nn an entirely difTVrnt. nnoia This editor, out of respect for busi ness done on business principles, scouted the idea, and the chief find ing no one else to accept the deal, took refuge in a Chinese paper. In this manner the tax bureau saves a few dollars and possibly complies with the letter of the law, but we cannot say the same of the spirit of the law. If it was the intention to use a Chinese paper as the medium of circulation, why are the words "English and Hawaiian language" used? No business man of average intelligence, who desires to reach the English and Hawaiian speak ing people, places his advertise ments with a Chinese paper. This is not only a bad stroke of business, but it may well be considered as a slap at the English and Hawaiian workingmen of the country. No one denies the ability of the Chi nese Times to publish government documents at a lower rate than the papers printed either in English or Hawaiian. A Chinese printer can be hired at one-half the rate of an Anglo-Saxon or Hawaiian. So will a Chinese laborer on the road work for less than an Anglo-Saxon or Hawaiian. Why then are the latter employed? Simply because they, if any, are deserving of gov ernment patronage ; it is the dol lars of this class that pay the ex penses of the government, yet on the part of the chief of the tax bureau we have a direct discrimi nation against them. If the bills against the tax bureau are considered exhorbitant, we should like .to have some one point out tke large salaries or divi dends paid by English newspaper corporations as a result of Govern ment patronage. If, after the bids had been onened. it was thoueht ! best to nnhliRh tne Hat pg a onnnle. 1 uesi, lO pUDllSO ine list as a SUppie- merit th ffno-lioh nnrl Huwuiim ! mem,, me rngilSU ana nawaiian newsnauers had reason in prnppf uowrpapcrs nau reason to expect an opportunity to give prices on this new scheme. In one sense perhaps the chief of the tax bureau has a right to do as he pleases, but it is a question how long he would Advertiser be allowed to discriminate in favor of cheap Asiatic labor after the people who furnish the funds for tax collectors' salaries are heard from. Had the head of the finance department been consulted we do not believe such a mani festly poor business policy would have been followed. Fortunately for the United States the fate of the commerce of that country is not entirely in the hands of Congressional representa tives, particularly of the type that made up the Fifty-third Congress. Business men of the East who will not allow their interests to be con trolled by transcontinental railroad corporations have taken steps to assure the construction of the Nicaragua canal. There can be no doubt that this latest movement means the construction of the canal by American capital, and its main tenance under the protection of the American Government. Though the appropriation tailed to pass ih nttitndft of the DeoDle and the V -f Ml V V w I members of the incoming Congress leaves no question as to the final success of a similar measure. Pre liminary surveys and preparations are set on foot with the supposition that. th Government will render substantial assistance to carry the project to completion. The canal is now in the hands of business men. to whom there is no such word as fail. Thk continued silence of the American State Department on the Thurston affair gives strength to the supposition that the recall was a newspaper flurry, and, although it might have been contemplated for some unknown reason was nipped in the bud. The New York Press, remarking upon the policy of the Administration, pays the following tribute to Minister Thurs ton and the cause of the Republic : "The Hawaiian Minister is by birth an American, and he has the instincts and character of an Am erican gentleman. He is a man of distinguished ability and he is de voted, as he should be, to the grand cause he is here to serve. If he has said harsh things about Gres ham to his home government, he can probably prove them, and he can be sure that they express the sentiments of ninetv-nine out of every hundred American citizens. He can go home, too, assured that he has already accomplished his mission with the American people. He has won his fight. The cause of Hawaii is the cause of the United States. When Mr. Thurs ton returns to Washington, after having been sent home by Secre tary Gresham, he will return not as the Minister of a foreign govern ment, but as the representative of an American community. Then he can vote as well as sav what he thinks of Gresham." VOICE OP THE PRESS. Another plot to put the ex queen of Hawaii on the throne is said to be hatching. Doubtless this is an error. A plot can float vaguely in an addled brain, but it can't hatch there. S. F. Examiner. The administration should not lose sight of the fact that the departure of Minister Thurston would not mean the deportation of the annexa tion sentiment in this country by a good deal. Washington Star. Joaquin Miller has broken out in a new spot. He condemns the Dole administration for cruelty to Uawai ians in keeping them in jail, and even talks of going to Japan to in duce that government to swoop down upon the islands and gobble them up, the United States to the contrary notwithstanding. Here we see the intense impracticability of the poetic mind. Joaquin would do well to visit some of tne jails of our own country and see what he thinks of them. It mitrbt be that he would then decide to bring Japan over here to regulate things, instead of flush ing such small game as Hawaii. Portland Orngonian, March 29 T. M. C. A. NOTICE. T'HK UNDBR8IGNED IIAV- 'iee", ,7?.eLlr"dJiS J.Ln"5! l? act a" SKV1,0 the we aud manaeemeot of the new Y. M C. A. Hall, recently built at the eper Settlement. Island of Molokai. H. I., hereby g ve notice that said hall will be ready fo,r dedication on the loth day of vt ay next, and all people of charitable ii.etincts who are wiah ing to donate books, newspapers, pamphlets, etc., etc.. for the use of en d Hall will be kindly received by the Secretary. M K- Makaena, Prepident. Win. Notley. Treasurer. Trios. K Vi aihauiel, Secretary. Kalaupapa, April 4tb, 1895 Thos. K. Nathaniel, Secretary Y. M. O. A.' 1644 It Leper Settlement, Molokai. Jimly 5opie$ March 23, lSgj. What about the cable? What about the canal? Does the United States Senate be lieve that other governments will be willing to accept a "dog in the manger" policy and allow the Pacific to be without a cable? Do the Senators for one moment imagine that the Nicaragua Canal will continue to exist merely in the imagination- of the world and as a channel only for paper ships? We know not. Hawaii is in terested in both schemes to a very great extent because there is no doubt that her commerce will be increased by the com pletion of one or both of the measures. Nor is Hawaii the only locality to be benefitted. The United States, particularly the States along the eastern and western seaboard will pro fit by the completion of the canal to a wonderful extent; the mer chant marine that has been lying idle will receive an impetus the like of which has not been felt in years. Freight could be so much reduced that thou sands of tons would be ship ped from New York that would not otherwise leave the warehouses. We have just received an other invoice of the celebrated Dietz Oil Stoves, the same now extensively used in Hono lulu and which give universal satisfaction. As a fuel, coal oil is extensively used in the United States and here on ac count of its cheapness and be cause of the quickness with which a meal may be cooked. With the Dietz Oil Stove there is absolutely no odor from the burning oil and no danger of explosion. The cost of oil for a meal averages about three cents and when you are through heat and expense ceases. We have never had a word of dissatisfaction from parties using these stoves; on the contrary we are told that they will broil, fry, bake, and roast equany as good as a wood or coal stove and at less expense. If you contemplate renewing the youth of your dwelling by the use of a little paint, bear this fact in mind: Hendry's Ready Mixed Paint will go further and retain the gloss and color longer than any other ready mixed paint on the market. We have it for inside or outside work in quart, half gallon, and gallon tins. If you want to do a little odd job and do not require the services of a painter get a tin of our paint always ready for use. If you are, for any reason, opposed to the ready mixed article we can supply you with either English or American lead and raw or boiled oil at the lowest possible price. The Avery sugar land im plements have proven a won derful saving to the planters here and our sales are con stantly increasing. Planters are realizing that economy must be practiced in every de partment of their plantations and labor saving implements are on the road to succes in this respect. We will gladly furnish information and supply photographs to parties inter ested. Tbe Hawaiian Hardware Co. 144. Opposite Spareokete unrgnrnnrmr.nrnm 1 It's easy, I r fk o L ill A ' 1 n 1 till! savin business-like, to use a uCafigraph" type writer. Who will thiiiK. you are wideawake and progressive ii you stick .to the way your grandfather wrote? Steel pens instead of quill pens; you're ahead there. Take "another step. Use a Cali graph. You can do more work on a Cahgraph than with a pen. H It's " more comfortable to use a Caligraph than a pen. - . The Caligraph Z is better than any other type- Z writer, because it is simpler, lasts longer and does cleaner - work than any other. Z It's easier to learn than any other, too. Z You can buy one on easy terms. It helps pay for it- Z self while you're buying it. Let me sell you one. T. W. Hobron, Snt, Z Honolulu. teUJULUU3UUUUUUUUUUUUU5 Many women suffer from nervous complaints and kindred troubles peculiar to their sex. In their train come constipation, biliousness, head ache and neuralgia, obstinate to Cure and hard to endure. Every woman should be aware 0 how easily she can keep her- self in. good health by taking, in sickness and health, that old and reliable remedy rown's 3 It's grateful friends are legion. 1 hey are to be found in e very- State, in almost every land. For weak, debilitated, over worked women, and puny and ."Micate cnnaren mere is no 11 111 .1 better medicine in the world. Dose small and pleasant to take and it does not injure vour teeth. Testimonials are full of praise they speak of suf- eriner relieved of sickness banished. Why not get ; otde today? 1 .00k carefully at the package 'a hen yon purchase Imitations abound and should he denounced Tht genuine has two crossed red lines on the wrapper. Make Sure of it. SROWN CHEMiCAL CO. QA. ":MOR, MQ Hobr on Drag Company, SOLE AGENTS. A DELUEliTS 1I I. K SI SI A . okJ THE NEW WOMAN. "Adelbert Seattle, you cannot le ray bo Sand!" The words rang through the balmy, evening air of Nuiunu Avenue with that Inde pendent tone cbaracteriBtlc of The New Woman. With ey aflame s be continued: "You applauded that wretch at tbe raats tneetmg who aald any woiuau'a vote could be bought with a com plluient." It was true, and be paied before tbe awful charge Yet. poor, weak, "ftn de alecle" man though be was, he gathered up strength to redeeci blniself. "For ouce, darling," be fal tered, "You were out of my mind. I was think ing of tbe thousands of your Inferiors with whom compliments are so rare that they are al most priceless." "O, Adelbert, I forgive you!" she cried, and she threw herself into his arms :md wept there, lie was moved, too. "Don't cry now," implortd the girl, your tears will wet my frizzes. " Harbingers of Summer are loose tires and spokes and a lot of other ailments that afflict even the best regulated carriages after the rainy season. The earlier you put your carriage into the shop, the earlier we will atteno to it and the earlier it will come out. THE HAWAIIAN CARRIAGE M'FG CO. NO. TO QUEEN STREET. The above MOLINE WHEEL WALKING PLOWS we now carry in stock and can fill orders for same promptly. They have been thorougly tried and the fact that we have sold SEVENTEEN on the island of Hawaii alone during the past two months shows that the planters know a good thing when they see it We still sell the well-known Hall Breaker, 12, 14, 15 and 16 inch, which is also made by the MOLINE PLOW COM PANY. One of our latest customer- says this: "Send me a 16 inch 'Hal IV Breaker, I have tried other mates lately and find they do not do the work that yours will." We have all sizes of Plows from 4 to 16 inches; also side hill and furrow Plows. We have the most complete assortment of Tools of all kinds for cleaning sugar or coffee lands. Our stock of SHIP CHANDLERY and ROPE has been added to lately and we can furnish almost anything needed. "WAUKEUAN" BARBED WIRE is far ahead of any other make; try it and you will be surprised with the results. If you prefer galvanized or black plain Fence Wire we have a heavy stock. If you want a perfect wire stretcher send to E. O. Hall & Son. 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