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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER : HONOLULU, MAY 10, 1S9S.
THE PACIFIC Commercial Advertiser. W. N. ARMSTRONG - EDITOR. TUESDAY :::::: MAY 10. PEKSOXA L IXFLUEXCE. Since Mr. J. O. Carter returned from Washington, where he has made some efforts to defeat the annexation plan, the natives, we are told, are led to be lieve that his efforts defeated it, up to the present time. The reasoning is simple enough, and often has much force. Mr. Carter is sent to Washing to to defeat the ratification of the treaty. Action on it is suspended. Therefore Mr. Carter defeated it. The German peasants reasoned in the same way about railways. Before rails were used the potatoes did not rot. After the rails were used, potatoes did rot. Therefore the rails rotted the potatoes So the Chinese reason also. A man is sick, give him a dose of bugs pounded up. He gets well. Then the bug dose did it. Mr. Carter counts for little in the annexation movement. So does Mr. Dole, aside from his official duties. The men who believe that the great nation al policy of the American Republic can be pushed or retarded by the efforts of one or two men, or even a host of men, do not understand political evolution. If annexation had followed the visit of Mr. Dole Co Washington, it would have been said that he secured it by his presence, and the wisdom of sending him there would have been very short ly proclaimed. A new policy however just and broad, regarding territorial expansion, and involving 70,000,000 of people, can not be deflected one way or the other by Mr. Dole or Mr. Carter. To say that St could, would be to make them greater statesmen than now exist on this earth. Those who believed that Mr. Carter could defeat annexation, and those who believed that Mr. Dole could se cure it, belong to the same type of men. They believe in the haphazard rule of the earth and its people. The quiet, sincere, annexationists may see in the events now transpiring In the United States, a steady evolu tion towards .annexation. Of course the jingoes do not see it. They never see anything unless it is put with a thousand candle power light right be fore their eyes. Their chief blunder is in expecting things to happen at once, because they wish them to happen. They have failed to see that it was no easy matter to persuade a great nation to abandon the advice of Washington regarding political isolation, at short notice. The very men here wrho refuse to handle the labor question because it is too complicated, are the men who get frantic because the American peo ple do not handle at once the novel and complicated question of annexing territory beyond the sea. At the same time events which fin ally bring annexation are slowly com ing into existence. The American na tion slowly outgrows the maxims of Washington. The intervention in Cuba is the first decided, firm, and ad vanced step in the new path. The present war is a notice to the world, that the United States now adopts an active and not a passive policy. It is an education of the people to a sense of the real position of the United States in the world's affairs. Every act, everything, that breaks down the isolation of the States, is a move on the lines of annexation. We are peaking entirely from the American standpoint. Very many able Americans do not believe in territorial expansion, because they do not see practically the benefit of it. The Far East and Cuba are breaking down slowly the wall of isolation which Gen eral Washington honestly and rightly for those days, recommended. At r.o time within five years have the ele ments which control commercial ad political policies been more active than they are at the present moment. The annexation cause is not buried. It may not be showing outward signs of life. But like the sugar cane in the dark, it is growing and maturing. At Old Point Comfort, Virginia, there are two hotels, costing not less than one and a quarter millions of dollars. They are erected in front of Fortress "Munroe, but not on the side facing the ocean. These hotels have been built on Government land, with the express stipulation in the leases, that the mili tary authorities may, in their own dis cretion, in the event of war, destroy them. Their destruction would be ne cessary only in the event of an en emy's fleet passing by the front of the fort, and making an attack on the side facing Hampton Roads. Preparations have been made for the almost instant demolition of these vast hotels. But there is so much confidence in the power of the fort's guns, with the aid of the torpedo system to prevent access of any hostile ships, the insurance on the -hotel property has not been increased. GERMANY AXI) THE UNITED STATES. Germany will observe the strictest neutrality during the war. The Em peror is not elected every four years, nor does he feel called ujion to nak-i an enemy of the United States, in order to please the whims of certain classes of his subjects. He is quite well aware of the growth in popula tion and wealth of the American peo ple. Any unfriendliness at the present time would be '.'chalked up' against him by the Americans. The German mercantile classes are not friendly to the United States, ow ing to the high tariff which excludes their goods from American markets. They claim that the Americans have put up the bars of trade, and have done so in a very mean and sefish way. . Again, Germany has for some years regarded South America as a field for German settlement and empire. She has even contemplated the occupation of Brazil. All movements in this di rection are at once checked by the Monroe doctrine, which is in the na ture of an arbitrary threat to all of the European powers. The Emperor of Germany, with his great army and navy, does not relish being told to "keep off American grass." He would like to see the head of the American bluffer punched a little by Spain. The aristocratic class in Germany also sympathises with the Spaniards. It would not give aid and comfort to them, but would rejoice to see them victorious, and knock the stuffing out of the Americans. The German pa pers condemn Spain's government of Cuba, but they refuse to see justice in American interference. They refuse to believe that the Americans are gov erned by any other than the most sel fish motives in interference, and charge that the humanitarian motive is mere ly a protest for conquest. But this is not the belief of the great body of the German people, the quiet, serious, strong majority, who keep and will keep Germany on the side of the United States. " The influence of the large German population of the States is a powerful one, reaching back to Germany itself. It informs the people of the Fatherland that the Americans are really conservative in their treat ment of the Cuban matter. Germany will manintain the very strictest neutrality. The report that the Emperor intended to prevent the capture of the Philippine Islands must be, therefore, without any foundation. The Madrid papers are frantic. The Union Constitutional says: "The rich Yankees will fight against insolvents. They are turned crazy by money, which gives them no courage, and which will not buy patriotism or per sonal or collective braveness. Enthu siasm is faith in God's justice. The actual war is a laughable fight be tween cosmopolis and the cry of 'the Fatherland!' which gives soul and nerve to the fighting vessels and to the army, arid which is to be found only in those who are ready to die, thinking of glory, victory, honor, and the tri umph of the Fatherland. Besides, most important, the American soldiers In re neither guitars nor scapularies of the Virgin." The war should be watched from the musical aspect of the case. If vhe failure of the American soldiers to pos sess guitars and scapularies results in disaster, we shall get a lesson out of it. Why is not the highest officer of rank in the Hawaiian army sent out on an observing tour to Cuba and Florida, so that he may pick up "nug- THIS DAY. STOCK FOR SALE. By order of the Treasurer of the HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC CO. I will sell at Public Auction, at my salesrooms, Queen street, ON TUESDAY, MY 10, AT 12 O'CLOCK NOON, 3 shares of stock of the above Com pany, being fractional shares of the new issue. Jas. F. Morgan, AUCTIONEER. gets?" If the Spaniards play the mis chief to the Yankees on their musical instruments why should not our own army be thoroughly armed and equip ped with them? In Circuit Court. "Jim" Shearin was called before Judge Perry yesterday and to him was announced suspension of sentence till next term of the Circuit Court here. Shearin, a few weeks ago, fired a rifle shot at some hoodlums annoying him at his Kakaako home. The bullent struck the leg of a Chinese storekeeper some distance away. Shearin was given a sentence of 30 days and ap pealed for mitigation. In the two cases of C. S. Bradford vs. Sheriff Andrews and C. S. Bradford vs. Wise & Porter, both from Hilo. mo tions for a change of venue, made by the plaintiffs, were denied. On application of John M. Vivas and one other interested party, by Attor ney Creighton, the Portuguese weekly newspaper O Luso has been thrown temporarily into the hands of a re ceiver. Charles Phillips is the re ceiver, under bond of $1,000. Immigration Question. Half a dozen or more of the promi nent planters and sugar factors had a conference with the Cabinet at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The sub ject was immigration and there was earnest discussion of the matter. It is believed to be the request of the plan ters that further time be given to fill the agreement of bringing to the coun try 10 per cent of labor either from the United States or Europe. The planters are under bond to do this. Cheap AND Powerm Jin A walk' through most any section of this city at night when all is still will cause anyone to won der why more sickness does not exist. The ob noxious orders from defec tive sewerage and many other causes ought to be overcome and that at once. 5 CENTS A GALLON Look after your cess pools, water closets and garbage barrels. They are fever producers. Keep them free from offensive odors. It saves doctor's bills. II MESS I IB. 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. P0RIF1I THE STDFF. Sold in any quantity from 25 cents upwards. Give it a trial. M Sole Agents. 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