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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL. ADVERTISER: r HONOLULU, APRIL If-, 1S99-
Commercial Advertiser. W. N, ARMSTRONG EDITOH SATURDAY APRIL. 15. for several parcels of land in this place Reform organization, known as the lower Broadway, New York City, turns settle the question of establishing twenty-five years ago, when the popu- kindergartens in the public schools.' lation of that city exceeded 1,200,000. The vote stood S7,972 in favor of kin- The prices of suburban property here dergartens, 13.S7S against. are equal to, and in many cases far THE , COSSTITUriON AND CO.V tract labor. llow far should President Dole go in observing the provisions of the Con exceed the prices of excellent suburban property of the cities of Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York. THE ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION. BRUSSELS, April 5. The Belgian Geographical Society has received tary servitude, except as a punishment the course of land values here. There for crime whereof the party shall have is not a city of the Mainland that We Know By Experience Wise men use the experience of others and make it their own. Those who have taken Ilood's Sarsapa rilla are the ones who are competent to speak of its merits. The testimonial: nf rnrpa Vt- TTvr'n Comparisons of price can on.y be d6mit ?J"tatoiS ade in genera! way, and in given f'6 nf 'f f!!' " I proves the power of this medicinto cure uc .wiv upeui- great variety ot diseases. tionary steamer, Belgica, was 71.36 TwrA.n they are perfectly natural and are easily explained. They are the necessary result of purifying and enriching the blood. 41 1 have been troubled with scrofula all my life, and it effected my eyes so that I was obliged to remain In a dark room. I began taking Hood's Sarsaparilla. Now my eyes are so strong that the light never troubles me, and my health is good." Mrs. Carhie Weeks, Lompoc, Cal. Hood's parilla Is the One True Blood Purifier. Price ?1. Hnnri'c Pi 11c easyt take, easy to buy, lluuu 3 easy to operate. 25c. TIMELY TOPICS April 1 2th, 1899. SUB-DIVISION OF. THE BICEERTON HOMESTEAD made instances may mislead If the nooulation of this citv will nonary steamer, Ueigica, was 71.36 stitutioa of the United States which' soon reach 10,: 000. a3 some claim ft south longitude 92. Much bad weather bear on the status of contract labor- will, the rise in values is justified. was encotered by the expedition but era? Can the government actively be- How high the values may legitimately 110 iatense coltl except during Septem comc a Dartv to anv contract for labor riss 1h ia imnnihio tn Mtimntn ThPro ber- Good maps were prepared of immigration if the contract is pro- are too many unknown factors to per hibtted? mit any sound judgment. .Article XIII. of the Constitution , The experience of other cities may reads: "Neither slavery nor involun- or may not furnish a general guide to Hughes Bay and Palmers Land south !of the South Shetland Islands. FILIPINO TOO BOMBARDED. MANILA, April 6.-10:45 a. m. The United States cruiser Ohnrl leon duly convicted, sha" exist within has not experienced sharp and disas- has been OPUlslng along the wes't the United States, or any place sub- trous fluctuations in prices. Mon per- of LllzQn to the north gent a ject to their jurisdiction." sons have been ruined by c .rations shor0 near Dagupan last Saturd What is "Involuntary servitude" has in city lots and suburban property tQ make sounding3 The rebels opened not been fully defined by the Supreme than have made money. At the same flM , tt- , m nre, wounding a United States offl- Court of the United States. In what time many have made money who real- . , , , , , . ,..,,,...., cer- The cruiser thereupon bombarded js Known as tue oiiuor vit&e, wure x ly uuuerstoou rcai t-toLuie vuiues or xiau Vl ,. . . .. : the town, the insurgents evacuating it. fulfilling his contract, the court held j The argument that the growth of a that tho tramers of the Constitution city will enhance prices is a deceptive did not Intend to bring seamen -within one. It is true, so far as those .who the reach of that provision, but it purchase at "bottom prices" are con plainly intimated that any other con- cerned, because, as a rule, those who tract for service which carried With purchase at these bottom! prices are it the Denalty of imprisonment was shrewd enough, or lucky enough to illegal and unconstitutional. The court has not passed any judg ment upon facts precisely similar to buy at safe prices. During the years 1S70-'71 and there were vast operations in nearly 70 those involved in the Hawaiian penal all of the eastern cities, based on what contracts for labor, but the opinion of was called a "sure commercial growth." tho court indicates that it will not But while the populations of those Drink hesitate to declare the Hawaiian con tracts void. The Executive, under the circum stances, should not attempt to inter- cities steadily increased, the values, after the reaction in prices of the year 1S73, steadily declined for six years, and it was said by those who were fere with or regulate the immigration well informed that two-thirds of those of alien laborers, under our municipal ' who dealt in city lots, and nearly all laws. While it is impracticable to get of those who held suburban property at present any judicial determination in tho matter, Is not the Executive upon notice to observe the constitu tional provision that has been cited, and allow the plaiflers to get alien laborers in their own way, and at their own peril? The Executive is not dealing with a question of morals, but of legal rights. It is, in a general sense, no longer the caretaker of the people. With annexation it ceased to have any concern with a national policy, and the .members of the government stepped down from their high estate and be came merely the agents of President McKinley. Whether we are or are not were ruined, where they had borrowed money on the land. While speculative movements in land are active, the argument that is gen erally advanced is that "prices are bound to go up." During the land speculations after the year 1SS1, the visitor in any town or city in any part of the Mainland from the Atlantic to the Pacific would be confidently told by banker and broker and mer chant, that "prices here are bound to go up," and the local newspapers in variably called the doubters "miserable and deluded pessimists." The amusing feature of these predic tions was that While banker, broker, OOO to be absorbed by the Asiatics is an j capitalist, merchant and journal in affair that will be settled by Congress, ; every town and city confidently pre- it it lias not already been settled here in past years, by ourselves. So long as the government in Wash ington permits the planters to pro mote alien immigration, the Executive 3s not justified in making itself a party to an illegal or unconstitutional act. If the planters, following their own methods, bring in immigrant laborers in violation of any law of the United States, which does not apply to these Islands, Congress has only to extend the laws to these Islands and forbid it. Mr. W. O. Smith presented a valuable paper at the Thursday conference on the subject of 'labor. . But he and his former associates in the government still seem to be -under .v the impression that we are still a na- tion, and that the Executive shouid enforce a national policy. In fact we are a tiny territory of the United States, and the power here to regulate our foreign relations does not exist. Tine Executive here is only a little wheel, a microscopic wheel, in the enormous political machinery of the American Republic. No territory can regulate immigra tion. We may as well accept this pro position at once. No territory can adopt any policy, for policy of the fcind referred to is purely a national matter. All of the cut throats, and Unconvicted thieves, and swindlers ihave the constitutional right to move from one State to another, unless they ihave violated a penal or police law. With tho national government alone is the power to regulate immigration. If the national government declines, as it did decline by refusing to extend the Federal laws to these Islands, to regulate immigration to this port, then the planters have the right to freely import labor, under, of course, police regulations, and the duty of the Executive Is, not to usurp the power of Congress and attempt to enforce a po licy here, but act simply under the direction of President McKinley. If the planting interest and the com munity finally get into trouble because of excessive immigration, the Execu tive cannot he held responsible for It. dieted that "prices were bound to go up" in their own town or city, they always had very grave doubts about a rise in values in any omer xown or city. There were always local reasons which they advanced for the rapid rise in values in their own places, which had no force elsewhere. It is quite possible that values here may continue to rise. It is quite pos sible that this place will not be gov erned by the usual course of prices that has prevailed in land values elsewhere. The facts presented here refer only to other places. . Whether we shall have the same experience that other places have had is a question that is not discussed. Honolulu may be, and it is most earnestly hoped that it will be, an exception. If the advice given in those three words is heeded, good health will fol low. City water is not good for many j reasons, principally, because it is con taminated with vegetable and putrid matter of all descriptions. A simple analysis shows this to be a fact. EXCERCISE Our doctors are busy treating pa tients who are suffering from com plaints, more especially malarial dis orders, which will be materially bene fitted if they drink a water that ia pure and possesses curative features, as does Bartlett Spring Water. The cool weather we are having now won't last long, all probabilities are that after this cold snap is over we may have .hotter weather than ever we had before. If this is the case, we would advise you to secure some means of keeping your butter and vegetables fresh, and at the same time making your ice bill a small item of expense. If you are open for suggestions let us mention a few things about our S A Q- L i 1 a Lot & I L 5 h? 5 Lot ' I , 2 S , I : to 5 u . SJ I i o X - TZZZZB f - J v I & Z Ala ttinli. VOTE ON KINDERGARTENS. CHICAGO, April 5 The new Chi cago City Council is composed of 34 Democrats, 33 Republicans and one In dependent Republican, and is said to be the best that Chicago has had for a decade. Of the 68 members, 47 stand pledged for methods favored by the DUE Ask your family physician about the water, and if he Is honest he will en dorse its use. All who have drank the water speak in the highest of terms for it. This climate demands the use of such a water and you cannot afford to be without it. VIGILANCE. We will serve free of charge a glass of this wonderful natural Spring water at our Soda Counter to all who care to come and test its virtues. We deliver the water to your home in case lots at 6.50 for 50 pints, $9.50 for 50 quarts. SOLE AGENTS. We can honestly say it in the best constructed refrigerator ever put on the market. It will keep provisions longer and use less ice than any other made. The inner frame is made from per fectly odorless wood, and is lined with zinc, polished as bright as a mirror, presenting a very clean and' attractive appearance. They are also supplied with Patent Syphon and solid metal shelves. Our space will not permit us to say anything more in regard to this article, so we would like you to call and in spect them yourself. We have them in all sizes and are from $15 to $500. If you get more ice than your re frigerator will hold we would advise you to get one of our ce Chests. We also have them in all sizes, from $S.50 to $25.00. , These finely improved Lots for sale. Location excellent. Lots- planted with choice trees and shrubbery, Prices reasonable. Terms easy. 0r0- Inquire of Bruce faring & CO. PROGRESS BLOCK, HONOLULU. -OOO- We have just received pretty '. '' Water some very Coolers. These coolers have wrought iron lin ing, with pure agate enamel, preserv ing the water and freeing it from me tallic oxide, which is impossible to avoid with ordinary lining. Sizes are 2, 3 and 6 gallons, and range in prices according. 1 lift ills di Limited. 307 FORT ST. Chicago Dental Parlors. 0;o -( , First Class Work at Reduced Prices. PAIJVESS EXTRACTION GUARANTEED. oo Crown and Bridge Work from $5. Plates from $7.50. 4Gold Fillings from $1; Silver and Bone from 50c; Extraction, 50c. IW OFFICE IIOUBS: 9 to 5 and 7 to 8 Evenings. Room No. 7, MODEL BLOCK, Corner Fort and Beretania Str eet: MosqinitoMee Will Drive Mosquitoes Away. Cures the Bites! Brings Comfort! . OiN&iV AT Benson, Smith & Co LIMITED- Fort and Hotel Streets. 3 LAND VALUES. The prices paid for some of the premises situated in the business part of the city, are as high as the prices paid in San Francisco, Chicago and New York for land in the business parts of those cities. The choice busi ness sections of those cities are not referred to, Tut sections where active Jbuslness is carried on. The prices paid For more rocm and will be begun TODAY", Saturday, April 8, and the WS11 o KoucLiio S tart! I n 11 wain rrovc Reductions From One-Quarter to One-Half Will be Made in the Following- Articles: 10-4 Bleached Sheetings, 15. cents per yard. Former price 2 cents per yard. vVhite Cotton, one yard wide, cents per yard. r;o Cases New Prints, just opened, all at 30 yards for One Dollar. Kid Gloves, $1 oo per pair. , Special Bargains in Ladies' Underwear and Corsets. Ladies' Trimmed Hats $1.00 each. A LARGE AND MAGNIFICENT ASSORTMENT TO. SELECT FROM. Great Reductions 0 in mbrellas and Parasols, ALL - OTHER - GOODS - PROPORTIONATELY - LOW - IN - PRICE O B3 fell 0Bf Ooodls ,4 , 1 1 I 1 'it . ?! 1- I.