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5HE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER: HONOLULU, AUGUST 23, 1893.
if awwoa wm , . TJHE PACIFIC Commercial Advertiser. V. N. ARMSTRONG - EDITOR. TUESDAY AUdUrfT 2Z. A TIME FOR ALL THINGS. The Scriptures ay that then; U a time for all things. There was a time in Hawaii for a fitniKKle between the Monarchical ami the iU'publican systems of Government. That time is past. The Monarchy is gone. Whether the supporters of the annexation movement were right or the supporters of the Monarchy were wrong, is only a matter of reminis cence; an interesting historical ques tion, the details ami pros and cons of which will bo threshed over and tie bated for many a long day to come. Out it is no longer a living issue. After the North had conquered tins South, a few Southerners continued the war, in their minds, for years. I'residf nt Davis never forgot, never forgave, never missed an opportunity to harrow up the feelings of his people. The entire remaining yrars of his life. were wasted in vain regrets and un profitable mourning over the lost cause. He was a man of ability with j;reat influence over his people. Neith it influence nor ability were ever again -used for the uplifting of his people or the benefit of humanity. Doth w re buried in the grave of the Confederacy. Side by side with President Davis fought General John T. Morgan, and thousand;;: of other brave men, animat ed by the same principles and holding the same beliefs. When the war ended two ways lay before them. On the oiw hand they eould do as Davis did, bury themselves in contemplation of their defeat, and give full sway to their resentments, disappointments and regrets; or, on the other hand, they could accept the inevitable; let the dead past bury its dead; tak hoid of the living present and work out their own and their peo nle's salvation. We of Hawaii, do not need to read history to know which course they chose. Nearly every member of the Senate and House of Representatives at Wash ington from the South, is an ex-Confed erate soldier. Senator Morgan is to day one of the great constructive statesmen, not only of the South, but or the United States, taking an active and prominent part in every great measure involving its progress and development, trusted and respected by his political opponents as well as by his own party. He is one of the living forces in American life. To the leaders of the opposition to annexation, we would say, the same choice is open to you that was pre sented to Davis and Morgan. "Which will you choose? You are living in a free Republic. There is no law pre- venting you from wrapping the Ha waiian flag about you, and within its folds spending the balance of your days in pouring forth denunciations on the -missionaries" and the "repro bates" of 1S93 and in gloomy contem plation of "the good old times." On the other hand there is no law prevent ing you from taking an active part in the future life and progress of Hawaii Your future lies in your own hands If you propose to become professional and perpetual mourners, all times are alike. The tomb knows no time. If, however, you intend to act as men among men; to help yourselves and your people upward and onward, NOW is the accepted time. ed previous to the Overthrow in '93, and subsequent to the year IS 10, was essentially anti-Polynesian. It abol ished the despotism of the old Kings; it also abolished serfdom, and made the native a land holder ami a citizen. This was not the work of natives, but of aliens. It was beyond the compre hension of the natives. There is hardly a trace of the native Hawaiian laws or usages in the Constitution, or the laws enacted under it. It was an Anglo- Saxon frame work which the "mission aries" persuaded the native King and chiefs to accept on faith. It was enough for the native that his ruler was an alii a native. He did not look beyond the Throne. His eye rested only on his ruler, and he cared not who guided that ruler's hand. The constitution of 1S40, given by Kamehameha III, and the subsequent constitutions were essentially Anglo Saxon, and quite foreign to the Poly nesian habit and tradition. They were to the natives, political exotics, not understood when they were created. They are not understood by the natives today. Only the one great result of this singular innovation the native understood. Justice was done. 1 he government of law and not of men, began. The person of the ruler is in the eye of the native the symbol of govern ment. It means his country, just as the British Queen stands' for count ry to the Dritish. There is a strong and unfortunately growing sentiment here among the whites who are the recent comers, that ignores the natives and holds them in contempt. They see that the native has, with his eyes open, thrown away his magnificent opportunities. Even if lie has, those who wish to protect him. only ask that his attitude be clearlv understood. It Is, we believe, the fact that the native born whites, and annexation ists too, felt more grief when the Ha waiian flag was struck from its staff than the natives themselves. Why? Because it is only one generation of natives that has lived under a flag. Its meaning is largely unknown to them. It is another exotic. The flag has a profound meaning to the men and wo men of the civilized races. It is the theme of prose and verse. Is there a line of the native mele that mentions a flag? Those, therefore, who charge the na tives with lack of feeling, fail to understand their education, and racial thoughts. To them the ruler was the "flag" and the symbol of sovereignty. strongest and readiest local endorsement. It is gratifying to learn that the telephone system is to be kept up to the old high standard and that it is to TIMELY TOPICS he made better 11 o-e-uer can Le achieved. Official information from one of the bureaus at Washington will inform ev li li p b b July 27, 1898. bureaus at Washington win mtorm w M ft-o C? readers of the Advertiser of a good! j fell manv habits that the new pest, the horn fly, has not. The Minister of Finance is lucky to get Wm. H. Wright to accept the posi tion of Registrar of Accounts and Mr. Shaw, the Tax Assessor loses a most valuable right hand man in the trans fer of his faithful and capable deputy. It is astonishing that a newspaper like the New York Times should so far denart from the truth as that paper does in misrepresenting the conduct of the American soldiers who have visited this port during the past two months. The bear and the lion in combat would summon all their friends to the conflict. Rut diplomacy is so much ! more elastic and utilitarian with Rus sia and England than with most other nations, the probabilities seem light will be long delayed. "Imperialism" had a snowball mak ing career as a newspaper policy in the United States, though the snowball may have melted by this time. Among the" papers that favored the retention flf r'10 Philirmine Islands were: New York Journal. San Francisco Examin er. Chicago Tribune, Birmingham, Ala., Age-Herald, Kansas City Journal, St. Louis Globe-Democrat, Portland Ore gonian, Albany Times-Union, Provi dence Journal. Only a few of the more influential papers had the courage at the time of the excitement to oppose indefinite expansion of the American territory. M THE SPICE OF There is lots to be saidj about harness, and especially poor harness. Good harness sells itself wherever found. There is little to be said about the line of harness we carry, except that our guar antee goes with every set. 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NATIVE LOYALTY However vexatious the native is in failing to follow his own best interests in the readjustment of all political re lations here, he is still open to only the mildest criticism when he refuses to acknowledge allegiance to the new Hag. It would be better for him if he did, for he is, with his entire race, only a single mustard seed in the hollow of the American hand. But the reason for his failure to do so must be fully recognized. It is a tolerable reason. It is aptly expressed in these words: "Like all great passions and devo tions, love of country is, in its last analysis, instinctive. It is in the tru est sense rational, and pursued to its sources, discloses the most commanding- sanctions of the intellect and of the moral sense; but no passionate love of country was ever yet ground ed upon a process of reasoning; it has its roots deep in the soil of the spirit ual nature." The German loves his Fatherland, and its government, though the Ameri can would not tolerate that govern ment. The British love the little Is land, and a government which the av erage Americans have ridiculed for a century. In the same way, the native Ilawaiians love their country and the Monarchical system under which they were born. The Monarchical system, as it exist- The protocol between the United States and Spain, which virtually end ed the war, was signed at 4:22 p. m. on August 12th. The American flag was raised over the Executive build ing on August 12th, the same day, at noon. If the immediate and compel ling cause of annexation was the pres sing necessities' of the war in the Phil ippines, the events may be regarded as lucky throws from the dice box of his tory by those who do not believe in the reign of law. The coincidence of time in the occurrence of the two events suggests good luck. But it is safer to believe that what has hap pened is due to an order of things which takes no account of dice boxes. Those who like to study curious rela tions of events may see in the "bad Catholicism" of Spain, as opposed to "good Catholicism," and the raising of the flag here, a close connection, in which chance plays no part. Of course other causes operated as well. The coincidence, however, of the hap pening of these two events on the same day is very interesting, if noth ing more. Till- PASSING HOUil. Close attention to one's duties, no matter the nature, sooner or later the labors will soon become a task in this climate. You feel tired, can't eat and relish your meal; imagine you are un fortunate and long for a change. NUTMKfc Just think a moment and consider whether the cause of your ill feelings are not due to lack of tone to your stomach, thereby overtaxing- your nerve force, which eventually wrecks the whole organism. FiEYER TIVOLI! Late Saratoga, Waikiki. 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