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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL, . ADVERTISER : HONOLULU, JUNE 20, 1S9S.
TIIK PACIFIC that, "while apparently the most just of all modes of taxation, is in effect more unjust than many others that are prima facie more oujecuouuu4e. His reasoning was sustained by the W. N. ARMSTRONG EDITOR, actual experience of the United State?, Commercial Advertiser. MONDAY JUNK 20. THAT VICIOUS UKPUIiT. The only issue raised by this paper regarding the proceedings of the com inittee of the House relative to the conduct of the Superintendent of Pub lie Works is that it has not given him any trial, and has stated positively in its report, and not conditionally, that he is guilty of serious crimes. Now in order to show that these proceedings, conducted under the sus picious leadership of Loebenstein, are not made in good faith, we ask the public to recall Article 35, Section 2 of the Constitution which provides that the Minister of thenterior shall, with the consent of the President, appoint or remove the Superintendent of Public Works. The Constitution also provides that each Minister shall be responsible for the conduct of the departments under "him, and that he may be, himself, removed from office by the President and the rest of the Cabinet. Now if Mr. Rowell is guilty of any one of the many charges made against bim, all that any citizen, or member of the House needed to do was to step into tUe office of the Minister of the Interior and say, "Mr. Minister, that Superintendent of Public Works has broken the law in regard to a building contract (mentioning it), and he should be removed. I demand it." The Minister is bound under the Consti tution to act, and if he does not, is liable to removal himself. Why has not this perfectly simple course been taken during the last three vears by the men who deem Mr. Rowell eutltv of offenses? Wrhy has it been left for. Loebenstein to develop all of the quickening virtues, and go into this elaborate attack on the Superin tendent, by Legislative machinery? Is the Minister of the Interior incom petent or corrupt so that he cannot be trusted? Do not these children in the Legislative kindergarten see that liv refusing to adopt the simple method of reaching the Superintendent, as pointed out by the Constitution, they virtually charge the Minister of the Interior with incompetency or,corrup lion? When that eminent patriot, E. B Thomas, complained of the Superin tendent because he did not get the contract for building the Engine house, and when Mr. Paris, of Kona, com plained because he could not have it his own way about roads, why did they not simply follow out the constitu tional method and call on the Minister to do his duty and remove Mr. Rowell? When men resort to a round-about wav of doing things, there is a sus picion that there is something that is Tint "snuare" in the proceedings, ana that they are afraid of taking the .simnle method. If the Minister cannot be trusted to pass upon the case of a dishonest ofll Hal. of his own appointment, he should be removed. Possibly these members who have not shown much loyalty to the Government of their own creation, may suspect the Minister's honesty, .nn.l are restoring to the more eiauo rate, costly method of removal by imneachment. If this is their plan, the Senate must sit in judgment, and we shall have an ll summer session of the Legislature Tbey may impeach the Superinten dent for crimes, and then impeach the Minister of the Interior for not remov ing a. man guilty of crimes. Loeoen stein hopes to rake the chestnuts of Tin wall's removal out of Legislative fire, and like a cunning ape, is using the cats'-paws of the members in pull ing it out. He also adroitly uses the cats'-paws of the Star, of thjp Indepen dent, and of "Tomtit's Blizzard" (with fresh blood from America) in doing it. Loebenstein has not yet been able to remove the President fof treason. But he-succeeds in playing some of the 9 members of the House, and his news paper allies for fools. TUF, INCOME TAX. under the Income tax law or lbh'j. To collect this tax it is required that . i ? . . i i - v. : i . : . v. i . , every individual snouiu eAinun m books and papers to an inspector. We have here 20,000 Chinese, many of whom should pay this tax, if requir ed by law. Does any one suppose that an inspector will be able to "make head or tail" out of a set of books kept in the Chinese language? The trained officials of the United States could only find, in 1S72, 72,949 persons in a population of 39,000,000 who would pay any Income tax. Their books were even kept in the English language. The Chinese book-keepers would defy any accurate examinations of their ac counts. The advocates of this tax may reply: Let the Chinese go. Stick the white merchants and planters." This might be done. It is right here that the injustice of the tax is apparent. Our point at present is to ask the young men of the Research Club to watch the history of this Income tax, if its collection is provided for by law. Having before them tne opinions after service, give notice by publica tion at least six times in the Daily Pacific Commercial Advertiser, a newspaper published in Honolulu, of the action and proceeding and invite all persons interested to show cause against it on or before the day assign ed for hearing. And of what you shall have done in the premises do you then and ther:i make due return together with this Writ. Witness the Honorable ANTONIO PERRY, First Judge of the Cir cuit Court of the First Circuit, at Honolulu, this 17th day of June, A. D. 1S9S. GEORGE LUCAS. Clerk of the Circuit Court of the First Circuit. TIMELY TOP5CS June 17, 1898. WE ARE Leading in All the 1 TT o 00 ft HI OOO REAL AND WASH VEILS, LADIES' SHIRT WAISTS. I allow this Writ this 17th day June, A. D. 1898. A. PERRY, First Judge of the Circuit Court the First Circuit. of of NOTICE. In mirtnnnf'p r f thp above Order. I have attached the Schooner "Labra- U fyj q 0f .1 t v, with Viir Iwn f 5 trtekle. I UUl, lUgClUCl " IL11 , apparel and furniture, and all parties interested in the above proceedings ar( otined to be present at the time and place above stated to show cause whv the Braver of the above stated libel should not be granted and why the said 'Schooner 'tLabrador snoum forfeited ac As this is the season of; wedding festivities we wish to call attention to our stock of Silverware. . In Sterling goods we carry Silks, Laces, Lawns and Organdies, Silk Mulls. SPOONS AND FORKS, SOUP LADLES. OYSTER FORKS. COFFEE AND TEA SPOONS. laW. Having UCIUie men i" v,. . noL ue cuuueumcu iiva v, - of students and statesmen, let them cording to the statute in such case In Plated Ware: see how the experimentalists 01 ims mou y Republic come out. A Removal Sale. On Wednesday, June 22 J. T. Water- house will close their dry goods de partment in order to assort the stock before the great sale previous to re moval to the Waverlev block, as soon as possible the doors of this de partment will be thrown open to the public and great surprises may be ex pected. The policy of this house ever since the advent of its opening in the fiftys has been honest goods at honest prices, and the fact that they propose to close out the dry goods department is in itself a guarantee that bargains innumerable will be offered. Deputy Marshal of the Republic of Hawaii. TTTinin Oalni June 18. -A. D. w J " 1S38. CRUMB TRAY AND BRUSH. COFFEE. TEA, CHOCOLATE AND EGG SPOONS. BERRY, PIE, FISH, AND BUTTER KNIVES. A handsome line of ers. Carv NOVELTIES AND MILLINERY. Bv the Barkentine W. H. Dimond, Miss Killean, of Fashion's Mirror, re ceived a large invoice of all the latest in sailors and other hats and novel ties in dress making trimmings. It will pay you to investigate. "RUFF i To every purchaser of a 30 cent box, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OP THE containing three cakes of EG G WHITE SOAP, we will give iree a, ueuamui picture worth twice the price of the soap. The Young men of the Research Club, who are getting an education in practical politics in these parts, should carefully follow up the discussion of the bill for an Income tax. It illus trates the habit and practice of com munities to work out their own salva tion, with contempt for the experience of othej- communities. It is admitted on all sides that an Income tax is theoretically just and fair. But the writers on the subject entirely disagree as to whether or not it can be made practically fair and just. We quoted the other day the opinions ol Gladstone, Disraeli, Prof. Rogers and the Supreme Court of the United States against it. Mr. Glad stone was recently called "one of the greatest finance ministers that ever lived." John Stuart Mill, whose works are standard in all universities said: "the fairness which belongs to the principle of an Income tax cannot be made to attach to it .in practice," and First Circuit. Hawaiian Islands. In the -matter of the' British .Schooner "Labrador." In Admiralty. ORDER TO THE MARSHAL. Republic of Hawaii to Arthur m. Brown, Marshal of the uepuonc of Hawaii, greeting: Whereas a libel has this day been filed in the Circuit Court of the First Judicial Circuit, in Admiralty, by the Government of the Republic ot Ha waii, acting hy and through the At- rnrnev-General of .the Republic 01 Hawaii, against the British Schooner r.nihratlor" together with her ooats, tackle, apparel and furniture, and ten packages of opium or preparations 01 opium, containing hve hundred 11ns of opium or preparations or opium, for reasons and causes in sam nut-i mentioned, praying that the usual process of the said Court in that be hnlf hp made and issued, and that all persons interested in the said Schoon er "Labrador," togetner wnn uei boats, tackle, apparel and lurniture, and the said packages ot opium or nrpmr.ifinns of oDium. may be cited to answer the premises, and, all due pro ceedings ibeing had, that tne saui Schooner "Labrador," together witn her hoats, tackle, apparel and lurm- ture, and the said opium or prepara tive f rvninm. mav. for the cause mentioned in said libel, he condemned to be forfeited to the use of the Gov ernment of the Republic ot Hawaii, and that such otner ana luring uc- cree may be had in the premises ab the law and the circumstances 01 iu case may require. Now Therefore, 1 ou are neieuj um manded to attach the said Schooner "Labrador," together witn ner ooais, tackle, apparel and furniture, and the said packages of opium or prepara tions thereof, and to detain the samo in your custody until the further or der of this Court respecting the same: and to give due notice to all persons claiming the same, or having any in terest therein, or knowing or having anything to say whythe same should not be condemned as forfeited accord ing to the prayer of said libel and the statute in such case made and provid ed; that they bo and appear before the Pmn-t. on the 27th day of June, A. D. 1S0S, at 10 o'clock in the fore noon of said clay, then and there to show cause, if any they have, why the prayer of said libel should not be WHIT 1L. Nothing else like it. Makes the skin white and as smooth as velvet. Equal to any 25 cent soap on the market. Single Cake for 10 cents. OF Perfumed with delicate odcr from French Flowers. Leaves a sweet re fined odor made from the sweetest ma terials obtainable. The grandest soap for the toilet and complexion. Those using EGG WHITE SOAP will not suffer from chapped face or hands SAMPLE Cake given free on appli cation. Come early as the supply of handsome pictures is limited. WE ARE SOLE AGENTS. P u L You incur no risk of infe riority in buying these goods as we guarantee them to be strictly up to the standard. Tiio Unurfiiifin llnrdunrp k I lib nun uiiiimuio uv. Fi Ell-ILrflE RS & CO Fort Street; OoO' ooioooooooooooooooo o 0 0 0 0 Hollister & Co. Import Cigars direct from Havana. o 3 Hollister & Co.,mpfactA0Scan Cigars dire from th 0 t ii Import Manila Cigars direct irom mm Factories. 0 A Hollister & Co. v r Hollister & GoVffirac:nETobaccosdirectfrom'h, 0 0 0 0 0 Limited. 307 FORT ST, THE 0 0 0 Hollister & Oo.,mpFlaeeTnf:Tobacco,directfrom,h, Hollister & Co .Iraport Snuff direct from ,ht'Factorles Hollister & Co.lBWE,Er diredfromtlwFac Hollister & Co.Hav,:HavanaandManilaCisarslnBonii Hollister & Co.Are tobacconists. Hollister & Co. Are Located at Corner of Fort & Merchant Sts. 0 0 o o o c 0 o o 0 o 3 a e 0 u 0 0 o o 0 it 0 II LIFE USBUKE CO OF CANADA. Summary or the Annual Report for 1857: New Life Applications re ceived during 1897. . Increase over 1896 5,1S2,4G2.73 Cash Income for year end oOO0COOOOeOOOOCJ ing 31st Dec, 1897... 2,238,894.74 352,630.74 Increase over 1S96 Assests at 31st December, 1897 7,322,371.44 Increase over 1S96 934,226.73 Reserve for Security of Policyholders 6,856,752.98 (According to Ilm.Poiir per cent. Table.) Increase over 1896..... 924,552.50 Surplus over all. Liabili ties, except Capital... 314,220.13 (According to Urn. Four per cent. Table.) Surplus over all Liabili ties and Capital Stock 583,271.98 (Accordine io Canadian Govt. Standard, IIm. 42 Per cent.) Surplus over all Liabili ties, except Capital.. 6S8,272.00 (Accordins to Canadian Govt. Standard, 4V4 per cent.) Claims Paid during 1897.. 463,674.37 Bishop & Co., Bankers, AGENTS. HONOLULU, H. I. J. II. PORTEOUS, Inspector. "ranted. a. u And you are further directed to, AT THE GAZETTE OFFICE. HONOLULU IRON WORKS CO. Stoam Engines, BOILERS, SUGAR MILLS, COOLERS, BRASS AND LEAD CASTINGS, And machinery of every description made to order. Particular attention paid to ship's blacksmithing. Job work executed on the shortest notice. I mi h 53? 9 Cures while A. A. WW 1 you Sleep JO wmmi noDffh. Asthma. Group, Caterrb, Golds. k V i-. . i; u 13 3 ' f-viTJik. . . i .,4 i. rw tick rooa iH irivc i mediate Vf 1 irfrCl0 it'iivj " Viv , nAfjH cL M Ibe at U prevctm tb s coetariou daa by ctC powerful diict. hr , t ti yooaot chCd. Sold by driizr vaiu w-:w HOLLISTER DRUG CO., Honolulu, k. l Aic Soap Has gained a larger measure of popularity to the years it has oeen on tne market than any other soap made. It is the Highest Stand ard of Quality in every de tail and particular. You cannot be too cau tious about the quality of soap used on your face or hands. Many of the so- called "purity" face soaps are nothing more than a mixture of harmful ingredients put up in an attractive wrapper to sell at sight. BUTTERMILK TOILET SOAP Over 1,000,000 Ladie9 who have used Jt pronounce it mr m the 15esl soap in me worm For the Complexion. Excels any 25c. Soap. Ask vour dealer for it. Full size 1 sample, 12 cents. Beware ot imitations. btnBjrBsag.fi e4 aoamb strut, Chicago. I O - N on, Smith & Co -LIM1TED- Fort and Hotel Streets, i A T :.- i wm m w f til m i U '11 mil jw m mm i U i m i mm 111 I I llj 1 1 F j : - j i . - a in in a i m fs o ' mis m m& XZ2C3 TK3 Wa -orill offer at One-Half the Cost Price T.To T-,ln'n a HrpSR Gnods. iltDOIlS, J-iaCGS, HjEQ DP OlCl.- eries and Millinery. In faot, our whole stocK will be 1oneied1a.Aijricf J ,T? Week As our goods are all New, and cur Patterns Exclusive .lames vrould do weUtp eibrace this opportunity of getting BEAUTIFUL GOODS AT BARGAIN PRICES. SxJesgi 1 E3 rT5XS Fl Tr FT2327? tEEEP