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THE HONOLULU REPUBLICAN.
Published Eery Morning Except Monday any by the Itbt. Grieve Publishing Company. Limited. and EDWIN S. GILIj . - - EDITOR a TELEPHONES. a Business Ofike. M"1 21S Editorial Room " Main 155 Entered at the Post OS5e at Honolulu, IL T., as maiL SUBSCRIPTION RATES. to Per Mon'Ji. by Carrier I )c Yar. by Ma S-W o x MuBths, by Mall Thrct Months, by Mall or Carrier. 2.26 HONOLULU, H. T NOV. 23, 11XX). WEATHER YESTERDAY. M ulroHin TewjwfwWre 7 J l 4tsn. IliU 3 U ii m. IlnlntMl - o tnefer. M'vw U Puut fr Ut- Dy m." tMntlve HumMltr . WI5DS. n twt U- t(, 1 Ufa. VoBnoAST rem TODAT. I lnd Irora wt t nortb and due W 1 h r HIS DUTIES MANDATORY. Should Sheriff Andrews of Hawaii atUmpt to Issue a certificate of election to H. L. Holstein. as It would appear ho contemplates doing. Dr. N. R'jvbcII should immediately swear out a warrant for his arrest and push the rroheiution with the utmost vigor. N ithcr Sheriff Urdwn nor any other official has any power to go behind the rt turns of the election. The law explicitly says: Immediately upon receiving the returns of election from the several boards of inspectors of any i lection district, the Marshal or Sheriff, as the case may he, shall immediately tabulato such returns and ascertain the result of the election In such district. The number of persons to be elected rctelving the highest number of totes in any election district shall be declnred elected, and tho Marshal or ShcrifT, ns the case may be shall Immediately deliver to the persons elected certificates of election." Nothing could be plainer than this. It is explicit and mandatory. The sheriff has uo power or authority to do anything but issue the certificate to the candidate receiving the highest number of votes. As to whether or not the candidate was legally placed upon the ballot is none of the sheriff's business, or none of the business of any other official of the territory. That Is a matter for tho courts to decide and for the legislature to determine. If Mr Holstein feels that he is entitled to the seat in the senate instead of Dr Itussel ho may proceed to establish his contest by asking the court for a writ of mandamus restraining tho sheriff from issuing the certificate, and on the refusal of the court to grant the writ, which it would have to do under the Organic Act, he would then so, before the senate with his contest and ask that body to seat him instead of Dr. Russel. The Organic Act expressly declares that "each house shall be tho judge of the elections, returns and qualifications of its own members." For Sheriff Andrews or any other ofiicinl to Issue a certificate of election to Mr. Holstein Instead of to the candidate on the ticket receiving tho highest number of votes would be in attempt at nullifying the election which should result In his speedy indictment and. swift infliction of tho most severe penalty known to the law. THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATIONS. The setting aside of a day for the giving of thanks to the Creator for the manifold blessings of tho year was inaugurated In America by the Pilgrim fathers of New England, from whom are descended many of the old families of Hawaii. President Lincoln issued his first Thanksgiving Day proclamation In 1S62. calling upon the people to return thanks to the giver of all gifts for the favors shown the nation and for the repulse of the Confederate armies at Antietam. Since that time no president has failed to issue a Thanksgiving proclamation every year. Some of tho early presidents of the nation Issued proclamations of this character near tho be ginning of the century, but it was not until Lincoln's time that it became a regular thing. Immediately following'the civil war Thanksgiving was but little observed in the Southern states, but in recent years It has become almost as great a holiday in the South as In New England. So popular has the day becomo as the years rolled on that for the last fifteen or twenty years, and possibly longer, eyry governor of eacA and ever) state and territory in the union has followed the Issuance of the president's proclamation by a sltniktrj one Issued yte sowrmmm upon the poWto.ai6lte?ureM5 tarn thanks to the GItpt of All for the decision In Hawaii that the .. . x. extended over those islands bounties of the rear. This has become such an acknowledged custom that for Tfajs decisjon nas 3 iondir governor to neglect it would bring j .upon him not only censure but ridicule eontamely. as The freak governor of Oregon, of a few years aco, Pennoyer, tried to make spectacle oi aunetii . -- different day from that named ty President Cleveland, bet with this ex ception do governor of any state or territory has tried to ake himself notorious by any eccentricities in the issuance of a Thanksgiving proclamation. It renifilBs for tao governor of the baby Territory of Hawaii to refuse to bene a Thanksgiving proclamation and Ignore the day. It remains for the governor of this territory, whose first white settlers were missionaries from the bleak coast of New England, and who would as soon have thought of renouncing their religion as to fail to ob serve Thanksgiving Day, to make him self conspicuous among all the governors of the forty-five states and six territories of the union, excluding the Philippines, by failing to issue a Thanksgiving proclamation. The people can judge lor memsenes as to the stamp of patriotism and love of country and its customs that animates the breast of Sanford B. Dole. In determining upon the creation of a city charter for Honolulu the Independent members of tho legislature are carrying out the platform pledges of not only their own party hut of every party in Hawaii. It is well that the charter as now contemplated will separate the city election from the territorial. This will ensure the elimination in the city campaigns of much of the bitterness engendered in the territorial elections when party policies are at stake, and will tend to better government for the city. Various members of tho legislature are now at work on a charter suitable to the needs of this growing city, and the sugges tlon of The Republican that a meeting should be held at which prominent men representing the various business and commercial interests of the city should be appointed to assist in tho work ought to be carried out. Mr. Is In charge of the worken behalf of the members of the legislature, has expressed himself to this paper as anxious to have the help and support of such a committee in preparing a charter. Oh. yes, The Republican Is goin straight to the bonoyard according to its morning contemporary and a lot of street barkers. A little more than one week ago It was going to be sold to the democrats, and the latest street rumor, rolled as a sweet morsel under the tongue. Is that it will die in a short time. Yes, indeed. Its advertising columns look like It was on Its last legs, don't they? Extensive contracts for new advertisements were made by the advertising man yesterday in addition to a good many dollars' worth of transient business coming In over the counter. Oh, yes. The Republican is going to suspend, and stop paying its bills and all when he Pali drops into tho sea. How pleasant It Is for telephone patrons to have "Central" break in, in the midst of a conversation between subscribers. Especially is this so under the present induction system when a shock that is nearly enough to destroy one'scardrum Is received by this breaking in on the line. People of Honolulu will get an improved telephone system when they take the same action that the people of Seattle did, and not till then; that Is, order out their telephones In a body. With a municipal government Honolulu could provide very quickly for an examination for hack drivers and it would take only a short time to weed out the Incompetent and careless drivers, whether they be Chinese or belong to the white race. One of the beneficent- things of the present condition is to continue the old order of things regardless of whatever 111 effects may result, It used to bSsaId.in the South that could not cultivate cotton successfully: that negro labor was needed to raise the crop, but the success of hundreds and thousands of white farmers on small tracts of land in Texas and Arkansas shortly after the civil war soon exploded the theory. So with sugar cane in Hawaii. White labor' canywork ia the, cane fields, and work there successfully, if given a fair opportunity. When the Pall drops into the sea. When Diaraoad Head becomes a rich sugar farm. When Koko Head changes its hue. then, gentle reader. The Republican will cease to exist; but not till then. For a paper only Ave months old. The Republican seems to be causing some people a good feiany wakeful : nights. Another Estee Decision. Seattle pet-In teUhfeacer, JfoV.jt.. , gJadge 'Estee,. MaseK aac tailly4 kikkid the out H et Uie Desecr&Uc arguKeat bMe4 npoakte ed BJ- the Democratic orators and rmiMi in tntc tnt being a substantial affirmation jf uie doctrine that the laws for the ex- elusion of the Chinese from this try coold cot opeiWe with respect to the Chinese from Hawaii and the Philippine Islands. The qaestion as to the ricat to exclude Chinese has come up Fonarelv before Judge Estee, and wXl commend the following report of his decision on tae subject to the consid eration of all of the voters who have been deceived by the Democratic argument as to the effect of his pro decision. The- following is the report of the decision: HONOLULU, Oct. United States Judge Estee has made a ruling in a Chinese immigration case to the effect that the United States district courts are not called upon to review the decisions of the collectors of the ports in the matter of admitting Chinese. The court was appealed to In the case of Ching Afoo, who was refused admittance on arriving from and the judge ruled that the appeals in such cases would be made to the treasury department, except in urgent cases. This is in strict accord with the language of the exclusion law and with the holdings of the courts on this coast in regard to it. The courts have uniformly refused to interfere in any of the recent Chinese, exclusion cases. The declsiou as to the right to enter has been left to be determined by the treasury officials, and by them alone. All of the present treasury officials construe the law to be that no Chinese can enter this country from either Hawaii or the Philippine Islands, and consequently not one has ever entered this country from those islands since their annexation. Mr. Bryan insists that these Chinese have the right to enter this country, and that the exclusion law does not op-crate against them. If elected he will require all the customs officials to follow his Interpretation of the law; and the courts will be powerless to intervene In the correction or determination of a matter exclusively within the jurisdiction of the treasury officials. Notwithstanding the clear and unequivocal wording of the law, excludes all of these Chinese from the countrv; notwithstanding the lan guage of the treaty with Spain, which has become part of the supreme law ol the land, and which leaves the" statis and rights of the inhabitants of the Philippines to be determined by congress, the democrats announce definitely and ns a portion of their political program that they will, if entrusted with power, open the door to the Chinese now in the Philippines and in Hawaii; and they have the effrontry to appeal to the votes of the laboring men of this coast to enable them to carry thls program into effect. What value has their profession of interest in the cause of labor against such an avowed program as tills, to which the democratic party Is committed? Band May Not Play. Governor Dole has refused to allow the Hawaiian band to play at the football game on the Punahou grounds Saturday afternoon. He also vetoed the request of the Ladies' Aid Society for the band to play at their bazaar last evening. THE KIND OF TALK THAT PAYS HEX the advertiser talks w he Is governed iJjr three where to to talk, what to and how to say It. His medium ot sjoech mu?t be caretully picked Irom many papers, his rtrryyrffi'hnts words must be skillfully chosen nnd must be adroitly t" V V W spoken to the public. When the talk Is on paper the last consideration becomes exceedingly Important. The right tho right words, and the right typoffrnphlcal display make advertising profitable. Thowrong words or the wrong display, or a combination ot both, will lessen the advertising benefits that should accrue from tho ue of the right paper THE "RKTCBLlCVN Is tho right pajer. Its tightness Is best shown when the right kind of advertising talk is used to claim tho attention of eighteen hundred REPUBLICAN readers. The preparation of talk l a matter worthy ot consideration. If you are an advertiser In The Republican and desire to make a profitable medium still more profitable, but are in : ubt concerning the Must effecU ve way of talking to the pub consult onr adrertlslcr department i If you tats or contemplate taking extra space In The Susd vy co-operation with this department will assist In making the of space doubly remunerative. Tbur profit Is our caln we cordially tender our assistance. THE HONOLULU STEAM UUNDDT CO. WE BF.O to inform oar-patrons and the general public that we hare just installed. 2tew Machinery and have also succeeded in securing more First Olasa Workmen from the Cosat. Our work in the future will give better satisfaction than before. We wash PLJMi CIS and guarantee not to shrink them No Chinamen Employed. 1 V -- MgmgiBHMiiiHi Mr.fi ft an. Pom fi Co 1 A.B.DOAS, j Seal Estate. Iterance, larrestsicsta In addition, to homesteads and cot- tasej for sale, -we quote uie loiiowmi, pieces of vacantr nnn Corner 110x150 on Kceaumoku St.. near Wilder: will subdivide into three lots. $1,000 Corner lot 54x135 in King Street Tract, ad-joining Dick Daly's. X $2,500 Fine Manoalot lOOx 200 with view of ocean and Diamond Head. SS.000 1. acres atPunahou, fronting on college campus. S7,000 Choice corner on Beretania ave. Makiki district. $1,350 Fino warehouse lot 50x100, Queen street, Kewalo. M'CLELLANPOKMCO. Tel. Main 69 - - Judd Building -THE Hawaiian bator Bureau "Will engage laborers iu Hawaiian Islands Telephone and will furnish them Main to plantations, individuals, 230 linns, or corporations; will undertake contract work P. 0. Box furnish and experienced 877 a n d reliable contractors. TiaironAitv Office, MAGOOX UUILDIXG, EOOM 15 Merchant Stkeet, Honolulu. Western Assinrainice Co CAPITAL $3,000,000.00 J. H. FISHER, Agent Hawaiian Islands k ;riodernM& i l Livery 4 AND 4 FIRST CLASS BOARDING I AT THE 1 I Territorial I i I Stables Co. i King St. Opp., Kawaiahao Gkircl f -telephone 7 JlVlAIN 35.1 i I 1 ' Ul LOKEM " Ol , KitwI A HI CO., n sie urcM rZ5 ' Cil STAR DAIRY LIMITEO. OFFICE Boom l, Magooa Corner Merchant and Alakea St. California and Havana Cows for sale. Telephone KAIV 391. Dairy Telephoae BLUX 1171. I 1 a FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1SW0 THE HONOLULU BEFUBUCAX, v ;; 8 f ,A 1 U1MES' E I 1 " .... ; . nt a if - afr? - 1 nxAjrciAL. THE BAM OF HAWAII. LIMITED Incorporated Under the Laws of the Republic of HawaiL CAPITAL O.W0.W OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS: Charles M. Cooke President P. C Jones Vice-President a H. Cooke Cashier F. C Atherton Assistant Cashier Directors: Henry Waterhouse. Tom May, F. W. Macfarlane. E. D. Teansy. X A. McCandless. Solicits the Accounts of Firms, Corporations, Trusts. Individuals and will promptly and carefully attend to all business connected "with banking- entrusted to It. Sell and purchase Exchange, Issue Letters cf Credit. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT. Ordinary and Term Deposits received and Interest allowed In accordance with rules and conditions printed in passbooks, copies of which may be had on application. Judd buildins. Fort street. GLAUS SPRECKELS. O. G. IRWIN Claus Spreckels & Co., Bankers. HONOLULU. - - - H.T. San 1'rancisco Agents The Nevada National Bank of San Francisco. DRAW EXCHANGE ON SAN FRANCISCO The Nevada National Bankof San Francisco. LONDON The Union Bank of London, Ltd. NEW YOKK Ai Exchange National Bank. CHICAGO Mei .-hunts' National Bank. PARIS Credit Lyonuais. BERLIN Dresdner 15i:ik. HONGKONG AND YOKOHAMA- The Hongkong and SI anghai Bankini. Corporation. NEW ZEALAND ND Bank of New Zealand. VICTORIA AND Baiik of British North America. TRANSACT A GENERAL BANKING AND EXCHANGE BUSINESS. Deposits Received. Loans Made on Approved Security. Commercial and Travelers' Credit Issued. Bills of Exchange Bought and Sold. COLLECTIONS PROMPTLY ACCOUNTED FOR. BISHOP & CO. BANKERS. TRANSACT A GENERAL BANKING AND EXCHANGE BUSINESS. Commercial and Travelers Letters of Credit isaucd, available in all the Priucipal Cities of the World. INTEREST allowed on iixed deposits: SEVEN days notice 2 per cent. (This form will not bear interest unless it remains undisturbed for one month.) Three Months 3 per cent, per annum. Six MONTHS 3 per cent, pur annum. Twelve Months 4 per cent, pot annum. ... : E. JiO. lts A11 Un iThe U(y W. '.' ' fCS For Christmas Presents We have now on display in our window a splendid assortment of ranging from 25c Tfie above Eagland, and accordingly, I will get the Honolulu :gwsgsstwsss$sss!g9swescsgi E. NO. sexx) for the price atovc we . voer wheel in a way that MAKESIT All Ends of Repair Wort look like Hies, Shot Gk Cirfriiges, Etc. Pacific Cycle and MTg. Co., Ltd. mas' mm, m sheet. H. MAY & CO. Grocers BOSTON Fort P OMMER "SEC" and Champaghe Nature (Yin Brut), Owing to its rare Excellence commands a higher price in England than any other Champagne. QUALITY W. C. PEACOCK & CO., LTD. SOLE AGENTS TEKRITORY OF HAWAII. JORDAN 10 FOT STREET MNDK QfCHEFS consisting of rWROIMREB Lira '-.,;.: to $5.00 each from H to i inch hem in all qualities i NEW v BLOCK Street ' Y Pom' mery Sec Is . The Right ti ? MMt UCE Maltese (in aUk), Embroidered Chiffon Y jKf by me wken iiirg duties and marked advantage of this sale goods ever offered in as- ; LAMES' in Honiton, Duchess, Brussels Point, ffifct .yM.ff were ail persoaaHf selected being imported nadir the old believe those who take cheapest and handsomest 3 i . '? BMMiMMWWtMflWtNtMWMeg W. JOfiDAH 10 FORT STREET '-V? T T"1 j :4":j iM respective jpmm s,ew oif .- (nra WTiWW BiiRliWHfc Mi nom mmmmmmmmmmsmmmmmmcmmmmmmm mmmtmmmmtmm " ' ft ,s V -Of Jb 2 m I ill