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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER : HONOLULU, MAY 20 , 1S9S.
THE PACIFIC Commercial Advertiser, W. N. ARMSTRONG EDITOR. FRIDAY ::::::: MAY 20. AN EVENT. It would be indeed one of the roman--ces of history, if the American fortes, rn route to the Philippines, should use these Islands for a coaling and supply station, and by authority of the Am erican Congress should plant the Hag here even for an hour. Heretofore, the discussion upon annexation has been largely speculative estimates of the value of this port, from a strategic point of view. Even the most earnest debaters looked only to the distant future for conformation of their re spective views. Men like Senator White admitted no combination of cir cumstances that would give strategic value to these Islands. We believe that no member of Congress, who was in favor of, or opposed to annexation, ever suggested in debate the possible contingency of American soldiers, with cavalry and artillery, crossing the ocean Westward to the shores of the Far East, and the making of Hawaii a camp fire and bivouac of their track less path. Suddenly, in the very twinkling of an eye, this tidal wave of war rises in the Atlantic, and with the marvelous speed of such waves, moves towards the Pacific, and may within a few hours, bear into this port on its crest, the American legions. The daring of Dewey's fleet confuses the thoughts of men, and bids fair to change the map of the Orient. The shells of the Baltimore crumbled the Spanish ports, but more than that, they loosened up some American traditions. Marvelous as the rapid growth of the people of the United States has been, there are few better evidences of its searching vitality than the sudden plunge into the Orient. officer. He is responsible for discip line. He may not see the way clear to allow any general liberty to the men. We hope he will let the boys out with out restraint. But discipline will be maintained, and it may involve some restrictions. A SUDDEN SURRENDER. It would not be surprising if the next mail brought news that Spain had ask ed for a suspension of hostilities, and desired to negotiate peace on the terms of the independence of Cuba, with the restoration of the Philippines. It is her last chance to preserve something out of the Cuban wreck. If Spain takes this action at once the Government of the United States might consent to im pose upon Cuba the whole or a part of the Cuban debt. Spanish "honor" may be satisfied like that of the bombastic fellow, who engaged in a fight to save his honor, and after his nose was bit ten off by his opponent, declared that his "honor" was satisfied, and he would retire like a gentleman. When the Spanish Queen asked the Pope to pray for the success of the Spanish arms, she forgot that the Holy Father had eight millioms of Ameri can Catholics to pray for also. He was severely bound to maintain a neutral ity of. prayer. IF THE SOLDIERS COME. As the existing war is solely in the interests of humanity, there is every reason for the union of all races here in the welcome of the American troops 4f they should call at this port. We be lleve that the Englishmen should join in the welcome, in response to the feel ing of the mother country. The warm sympathy of Englishmen everywhere else, in this war against barbarism, should not be suppressed here, be cause there are some political anta gonists in existence. It should never be said, if the American troops call here, that while" the British Queen -warmly sympathises, as we believe, with the Americans in the efforts to suppress revolting barbarism, her sub jects on these Islands, for fear of the political aspects of the case and from an entirely personal standpoint, went off and sulked, and filled the air with their suspicions. When Commodore Tatnall saw the British warships near ly disabled in the fight with, the Chi nese before the ports of the Feiho river, and sent his boat's crew to work the British guns, he simply said: "Blood is thicker than water." He did not stop to balance up the morals of the British war with China, nor did he pull down his books, and read about the obligations of neutrals. President McKinley sent this message to the London Times: "Not the Government alone, but the whole Nation feel most deeply the good will sent to them across the sea." We expect when the British Queen through her Cabinet, touches tho button that fires the hearts of Britons everywhere, in this right eous cause, and the hearts also of, 'The men of the Four New Nations, and the Islands of the sea,' that our English colony here will not cut the wires that run back through the seas to the Royal hand." It is not for the Englishmen here to ask only, but to demand that they sa lute the coming flag, across which is written in letters of gold, "not for conquest." Whether the Germans will sympa thize with the millions of their own countrymen who are under the Stars and Stripes is for them to say. They may follow the cold neutrality of the Fatherland. They may, with the rich stores of American gold flung into their laps, for near a quarter of a cen tury, warm to a glow of gratitude, that forgets neutrality for a moment. It is for them to decide. The Americans born and residing here do not ask their aid and comfort.' It is merely an oc casion for some tribute to the Nation that has given them wealth. It is not any simple affair to suit ably entertain the American troops, if they should visit this port. There is an abundance and enthusiasm and means for doing a handsome thing. But, it must not be forgotten that a state of war exists, and the soldiers are not on any picnic. What liberty may be extended to the men, while the transports are here, is of course with in the discretion of the commanding Leilanis Want Money. The members of the Leilani Boat Club are most anxious to have a be ginning made on their proposed boat house, but at the present time, this seem to. be as far off as ever. The committee in whose charge the matter of raising a sufficient sum was left, has succeeded in getting $800 of the $1,000 desired. The last $200 is a very long time coming. It will require $1,500 to complete the structure which it is pro posed to build, but the remaining $500 will not be needed immediately. The sympathizers of the Leilani Boat Club have now a good chance to step to the front and assure their favorites of a speedy beginning of what they have THIS DAY. HOUSEHOLD FIN TORE AT AUCTION. AT 10 A. M., At my salesrooms, Queen street, I will sell at public auction, BEDROOM SETS, EXTENSION DINING ROOM TABLES, DINING ROOM FURNITURE. Jas. F. Morgan, AUCTIONEER. AUCTION SALE OF HORSES and MULES On Saturday, May 21st, At 12 o'clock noon, at stables of J. I. Dowsett, Queen street, I will sell at Public Auction about 25 HEAD OF HORSES AND MULES. Jas. F. Morgan, AUCTIONEER. I Auction Sale OF Residence on Emma St. On Saturday, May 21st, AT 12 O'CLOCK NOON, At my salesroom, Queen street, I will sell at Public Auction the residence of Mrs. C. F. Bush on Emma street below the Royal School property and adjoin ing the residence of Jas. Campbell, Esq. The property has a frontage of 101 feet on Emma street and is from 178 to 200 feet deep. There is a commodious dwelling bouse on the property, containing par lor, dining room, 7 bedrooms, pantry, etc. There are also two cottages, contain ing 2 rooms each. An excellent opportunity to purchase a residence close to town. For further particulars apply to Jas. F. Morgran, AUCTIONEER. looked forward to for so long a time. J. F. Colburn has the present finances and will undoubtedly be glad to re ceive whatever those who are disposed to contribute fell they can afford. A PLEASING AFFAIR. Sir Robert and Lady Herron En tertain at lleron-Dyke. Sir Robert and Lady Herron gave a very successful dance at their resi dence, Heron-Dyke, last evening at which some 125 guests were present. There were 18 numbers on the pro gram and dancing continued until nearly 2 o'clock. The floor had been carefully prepar ed for the occasion and was in ex cellent condition. The house was pro fusely decorated with palms and vases and festoons of maile. Flags were draped about the entrance. Strings of lanterns hung from the trees on the lawn and on the verandas. Supper was served at small tables on the lawn. The guests included many promi nent society people who expressed to Sir Robert and Lady Herron their thanks for a most delightful evening's entertainment. I have been a sufferer from chronic diarrhoea ever since the war and have used all kinds of medicines for it. At last I found one remedy that has been a success as a cure, and that is Cham berlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. P. E. Grisham, Gaars Mills, La. For sale by all Druggists and Dealers. Benson, Smith & Co., Ltd., Wholesale Agents for H. I. The Gazette (semi-weekly) will be issued in time for the outgoing mails today. AND Pnwp.rfi m vr ilil XJJL XL 1 A walk through most any section of thi3 city at night when all is still will cause anyone to won der why more sickness does not exist. 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To compound a pill which shall be pleasant to take, shall not be coated with what by age becomes insoluble, and which shall be just that mild stimulant to the liver and bowels which shall help Nature to restore her disordered functions that is the problem for the pharmacist. It is easy to purge, but that is not what is wanted. A mild but sure and un- CURJB disturbing cathartic will set Nature to going, and relieve the head, the stomach, the liver and all the organs of the body from the evils of a clogged drainage. The Liver is the gateway between the stomach and the organs which the stomach purveys for. Stop up the gate and death quickly ensues. Burden it with obstructions and a thousand ills result. Hood's Pills CURE Liver ills, sick head ache, biliousness, indigestion, nausea, constipation, without purging, without pain, without violence. Everybody at sometime needs them. Everybody should keep them on hand at all times for emergencies. 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