THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER : HONOLULU, APRIL 1G, 1S9S.
W. r ARMSTRONG - EDITOR.
: APRIL 1G.
THE WISH ADMINISTRATION OF
In civilized States there has been
much complaint that so many magni
ficent charitable gifts fail to accom
plish large results. Theue failures
have created prejudices against chari
table bequests. Many rich, and profes
sedly pious men with worldly wisdom
decline aiding or increasing these gifts,
-because- they have no confidence in
their proper and best use. Those who
have been engaged for years in solicit
ing such gifts, know of this reluctance
only too well.
Therefore when a magnificent chari
table use is created, like that for the
benefit of the Kamehameha Schools,
the public is under the strongest moral
obligations to use its influence in favor
of the best use of the gift. To neglect
the matter, to refuse to interfere, is a
crime of moral negligence, because if
the charity is not well administered, it
discourages the making of similar
gifts, and breeds skepticism in the
minds of men who have the means of
doing great good.
In suggesting that the Kamehameha
Schools, as well as other similar
schools, are not conducted according
to the wisdom of the hour, it is done
with the consciousness that problems
of education are not easy of solution.
Any criticism moreover on present me
thods, must suggest better methods, or
it is worthless criticism.
The younger natives are in a critical
condition. They face at least four
stronger races, that are increasing
rapidly. Friction between them in
creases. It is not the struggle of an
eaual race, but a weaker race, at very
close quarters. We are not discussing
the belief that the race will soon die
out. We assume, that it may continue
and. under the most favorable condi
tions, hold its own, however improb
able it may be.
Any error in the training of the
younger people of this race, involves
Prions results. The old missionaries
did not have before them the prob
lem of today, the industrial and man
ual education of a soft race, confronted
with at least four hardier races. The
difficult problem Is one of today, and is
before the present and coming mission
ary. When we see that the average na
tive has less of the faculty of organi
zation, than the average man of other
nationalities, we fear that he must go
to the wall in the competition. When
it is said that the average native wo
man does less sewing per day than the
average Portuguese woman, it means
another going to the wall on these
lines of labor.
Under these conditions, we believe
that it is a correct proposition to state
that the manual and industrial educa
tion cf native youth, must bo generally
in industries which furnish products
Tor the world's markets, and not for
the home markets, in which they will
undoubtedly lose by close competition.
It is their only hope. Any depression in
the sugar business here, means general
loss of work by mechanics and seam
stresses, in the home market. The na
tive goes to the wall first. If the native
goes to the wall, what are the benefits
of the great charitable gifts for their
If this proposition is true, the ques
tion arises, are there small industries
which come within the means of the
native youths of both sexes, that will
place them beyond this severe and
grinding and increasing home compe
tition? That such industries may be
created goes without saying. But it is
true, and it is a discouraging truth,
that it requires rare ability and organ
izing power to make even a small in
dustry successful. The man who can
make a success of an industry, gener
nii,r tni'Dc Mm rf himself first. And
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if he is a true and rare Apostle of In
dustry, a missionary to the heathen
who have never seen the light of thor
ough training he is usually handicap
rwi hv tiiP men behind him. Here is
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the rub. A genuine Apostle of Indus
try is usually a crank. He undertakes
new projects. Conservative men are
naturally not fond of new projects. It
means pioneering, and that is hard
work. One may preach a hundred ser
mons easier than he can successfully
cultivate scientifically an acre of beans.
We can merely hint at the points
involved in securing the best use of
these great charitable gifts to the na
tives. It is unfortunate that all dis
cussions of this kind, which are gen
erally welcome in business affairs, are
quickly resented by those who admin
ister mixed secular and religious af
fairs. It is the history of charitable
uses. A belief in Revelation, it is said.
saxes the soul. But the body which is
the temple of the soul, cannot be saved
by beliefs, but by hard and intelligent
work. It is only of late, that those who
administer charitable uses, see the su
preme value of providing for the body.
Referring to what we have &aid
above, concerning industries, we pre
sent the matter of the vanilla bean cul
tivation on these Islands, because it
was suggested by Mr. Young, the "King
of Tahiti," who has made a fortune
out of it, as well as out' of the pearl
fisheries. He visited these Islands about
a year ago, and is known to be the pos
sessor of one of the most valuable col
lections of Polynesian curiosities. He
informed us that many of the natives
of Tahiti made comfortable livings out
of the cultivation and preparation of
this bean. Its market is in the great
Hrl He believed that it
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migh be made a valuable industry here,
if the people were properly trained in
its cultivation. The value of the beans
raised in Tahiti in the year 1890, was
If $200,000 were divided among the
heads of families in these Islands, so
that each received $20 per month from
it, about 830 families would receive
support from it, or in all, about 4,000
neonle. The men, the heads or wmni,
could engage in other work, if neces-
arv while the women and children
would easily do the light cultivation
and preparation of the article. If the
native girls were carefully trained for
this industry, they
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would become, if they choose to be, in
dependent. It would open up employ
ment, to the Portuguese women as well
We are extremely suspicious of fig
ure in projected industrial enterprises
Thev "lie" dreadfully, uui a. &WiuCuU
DEBTORS AND THEIR CREDITORS.
A PICTORIAL UALLEUY.
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The exp'.-CTant Creditor,
wto hop'n that the
Iii-olverit may be ub.u
to paj 'J'.'cts en the i.
The d;s.ipoir.t-J Cc
ditor in a s-tute of L.j.
lvss de.-l' i:r afur rfc;
liir-t rat'etiutr f,f thf In-
Shadow of Herself BRUCE
Stomach Was Too Weak
to Retain Food
A Complete Cure Effected
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The Inoiventbefore the I The Insolvent after the
Creditor!" have tccepltd Creditors haie tccei t-
the composition. t-u the composition.
Saturday Evening, April 23.
MISS ELSIE ADAIR.
Assisted by several of the leading
local amateurs will give ONE PER
FORMANCE, consisting of new COM
EDIES, SONGS AND DANCES.
The wonderful EDISON 11AS-
L iw Mr Ytrane is entitled to much COPE. The only picture projecting
made by Mr. oung is uiu ma(l,in. on pvhibition before the pub-
credit. Here then is a small maubii, ABSOLUTELY without
nnY nbn nf Wall. Nichols Co. Prices
as usual. Particulars announced laier.
Now Enjoying the Best of Health, !
With Digestion Perfect. j
' My mother was subject to sick head
aches and indigestion for over a year
She was unable to stand for any length
of time, and was obliged to stay in a dark
room as she could not bear the light. She
had no appetite whatever and herstomach
was so weak she could not retain what
food she did eat. She also had severe
pains in her head. She suffered so much
that she became but the shadow of her
self. One day I happened to read a tes
timonial about Hood's Sareaparilla. It
Sounded So Truthful
I persuaded her to try this medicine.
Before finishing the first bottle there was
an improvement in her condition. She no
longer threw up her food and her head
ache was not as severe. She took in all
four bottles of Hood's Sarsaparilla and
several boxes of Hood's Pills and regained
her weight. She is now enjoying the best
of health. Her digestion is good and she
can eat almost anything she wishes. She
is 42 years old and says she feels as well
as when she was 16. Hood's Sarsaparilla
made a complete cure in her case."
Miss Mary Mascakik, Ironton, Ohio.
Is the best in fact the One True JUood Turifier.
Prepared only by C. I. Hood & Co.. Lowell. Mass.
Hnnd'c Oillc the best family cathartic,
iuvu easy to operate. :oc.
which together with the flower and per
fume industries, opens a way for tne
Ptnnlovment of female labor,
Thft flevelonment of sucn inausuiw
Chn,,id not he left to inexperienced per
enns who have had no training, me
vptv best 'brain and intelligence is re-
quired. Those who have "the saving
of the Hawaiians" at heart, may take
.lAsson from the admirable business
sense of the planters, who put themsel
ves largely under the guidance ot ur.
Maxwell as a trained expert,
Whether or not the natives will re
spond to such methods of training is
another question. The question now is
what is the best administration of a
snlendid charitable gift? What is the
best administration of other generous
charitable gifts? If the natives will
take no advantage of industrial train
ing there are many growing children
of other races who will.
HOBRON DRUG COMPANY,
- 'Sale: M
:ea! Estate and Financial Agents
3U FORT STREET, HONOLULU.
We are ready to purchase Large Estates near Honolulu and Hllo. aafi
Coffee Lands on Hawaii. . , T-.n-rv4
Loans placed and negotiated; Estatea taken charge of and 'mia
Choice Lots for sale at Kewalo. at Punahou and the !ntytfr,
on the installment plan. Houses built for Investors. No trouble . to a
property to mienuiug yurcuttaciD.
The attitude of the French Govern
ment towards Spain and the United
States, was definitely suueu uy
French Minister of Foreign Affairs, in
reply to a question asked by one of the
Amities in the Chamber. He declared
that France could do nothing more than
try to help in preserving amicable rela
tions between the two nations and
said: "I can here at least only renew
the expression of our ardent wishes for
an equitable solution of the matter
wherein right, honor, and liberty may
be satisfied, and which will result in
mnintainine between two nations
equally dear to us the great benefit: of
peace." A motion approving his state-
t-o, oint-od hv n vote of 300
April i, 1898.
Honesty in business deal
ings is the only ladder to
success, ana a tirm wnose
prosperity and reputation is
built upon the honor and
truthfulness ot tneir state
ments will eventually sur-
mount all dimculties. we
always make it an "affair of
honor" when telling about
The sroods we wisn to
A walk through most
any section of this city
;Tulse .etoV: "talk sh5p" about this week
der why more sickness are tne many Sty ieb OI piUWb
does not exist. The oh- an d breakers we handle.
noxious orders from defec- There is no need of any
lengthy talk on these goods;
they have been on the mar
ket sufficiently long to speak
Import Cigars direct from Havana.
rect from the
tive sewerage and many
other causes ought to be
overcome and that at once
5 CENTS A GALLON.
Waverlev Club Han
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BETHEL ST., between King and Hotel.
benefit of the LIBRARY
TUESDAY EYEMG, APRIL 19, 1898.
ADMISSION : : : $1.00.
Doors open at 7:30 p. m.; commences
at S sharp. Carriages at 10 p. m.
Tickets for sale at the leading drug
gists and stationers, and at the Hall
and by members.
JOSE de ESPIRITO SANTOS
GUITARS, UKULELES, AND TAItO-
St., near Punchbowl
Look after your cess
ria water closets and
garbage barrels. They are
fever producers. Keep
them free from offensive
It saves doctor's bills.
Much simpler and more
convenient than Chloride
of Lime, Carbolic Acid
and many other disinfec
tants. Used In all the
prominent Hospitals and
Public Buildings through
out the United States.
PWINE THE STUFF.
Sold In any
from 25 cents
Give It a trial.
1 d l
lie Med hto.
(12, 14 anl 16 Inch)
ttel Mi Hi
The mould board and point
are made of the best chilled
For light cane cultivation,
5 inch to 13 inch cut.
urn nil Viffna
THE AVERY D. M. BOARD
With or without extension
wings are saia dv many
plantation managers to oe tne
best plow. The strong point
to all of these plows is mat
they draw easier than any
other and turn a furrow that
leaves nothing to be desired.
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Hollister & Co.
TJrtll-0AM, JD- rr Import American Cigars di
-LJLUlllOUd KXj -U. lactones.
Hollister & Co.'-MS Cisars Jirect from th
Hollister & Oo.,mpoT,S;nETobaccosdirectfromtha
Hollister & Oo.lmS:ineTobaccosJirectfromtha
Hollister & Oo.ImportSnuffdircctfron,theFactorics'
Hollister & OoXW F-
g-Qjg-, Qq Hava Havana and Manila Cigars in Bond.
Hollister & Co.Ar0 tobacconists.
Hollister & Co.AreLocatedat
Corner of Fort & Merchant Sts.
raTTmmrfrrnfn TTr iwt."JHIV""."" ,jih....... ....... I . n
m fexSfe- Q Cures while
g you Sleep
Whooping GougSi, Asthma, Group, Catarrh, Golds.
.inii ia tk ck rootm will five ine4iale reiW.
Its curatlre pon wonderful, mt the ume p,mitmg tfce prk
t ccatzgiou dtsezxs tT powrtUX 4infctt, Wle t &
fomjot child. Sold by (ImsrgiJU. VaJiile booklet freu
HOLLISTER DRUQ CO Hokoloui. m. u Awu
HONOLULU. H. I.
SOFT, WHITE fc-KIN Is within the
reach of every woman. All that is needed
to make the complexion faultless is Mails
Removes every facial blemish, takes
away redness and oiline-js, preserves and
beautifies the skin.
Prepared Only By
enson, Smith & Co
The balance of the goods having
arrived on the Zealandia tney
will be offered at the fol
16. per yd.;
14e. per j(L.
Brown Cotton, 36 inches wide, 25 yds.
White Cotton, SO inches wide, 20 yds.
Prints. New Pattern, 30 yds. for $1.00
Print Organdies, New patterns, 10c. yd. . " keTIN G S . B r o wn Sheeting 10-4.
Printed Dimities, New Patterns, 15 yds. TAiiWb bL.x.-. . ; Bleached 10-4, 20c.
White Dimities, 20 yds. for $1.00.
Victoria Lawns, 10 yds. in a piece,
I Bleached Damask, 50c. a yd.
I Bleached Napkins, large, aoz.
Brown Sheeting 9-4,
Bleached 9-4, 18c.
Brown Sheeting 8-4,
Bleached 8-4, lGc.
Gents' Furnishing Goods
Shirts, Collars, Cuffs, Neckties and
Underclothes at Half Price.
Ready Made Clothing
SUITS FROM $4.50.
TROUSERS FROM S1.50 UP.
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We have All the Latest Novelties at One-Half what they cost elsewhere
ale on These Goods Con
tinued Another weeK.
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