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The Independent speaks out, 1897.

Ed. The Independent:—

“The little knot of noisy royalists,” as the Star chooses to call the overwhelming majority of the legal voters of 1892, numbering about 15,000, who in the near future will be called upon to decide by a plebiscite as to the form of government they wish to live under is now by the natural whirl of events fast approaching their object. 293 more words

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The Evening Bulletin chimes in, 1897.

Other groups in the Pacific have been taken under the wings of great nations, for their own substantial benefit as has already been proved, within the past ten years. 426 more words

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Senator John T. Morgan replies, 1897.

MORGAN’S REPLY.

The Senator From Alabama Answers J. K. Kaulia’s Open Letter.

He Defends the Position of Himself and the Annexationists.

Honolulu, Oct. 12, 1897. 802 more words

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James Keauiluna Kaulia speaks to America, 1897 / 2014.

AN OPEN LETTER.

From J. K. Kaulia to Senator Morgan.

Let the United States Undo the Great Wrong Perpetrated Upon the Hawaiian People by Minister Stevens, and then Consult Them as to Annexation. 2,456 more words

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A prestidigitator could not do better with your soiled shirts!

What is a prestidigitator you ask?  An illusionist or magician!  When is that last time you can think of someone using the word prestidigitator in normal conversation?  747 more words

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Hawaiian Star's coverage of the protest rally of July 2, 1894.

The noticable lack of enthusiasm at the Royalist mass meeting yesterday afternoon was not surprising. The half-dozen foreigners who got up the affair, to protest against the Republic, will now probably admit it is a hard matter to work up native enthusiasm at a political funeral. 11 more words

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Newspaper in favor of the Republic and the mass protest of July 2, 1894.

THEIR LAST POLITICAL ABSURDITY.

Those who have hung a last hope on a turn in the political tide favorable to royalism have again been disappointed. The eager anticipation that the new constitution would not receive the support of the radical element of the political clubs has been dashed by the unanimity and enthusiasm with which the call for to-night’s ratification meeting has been received. 513 more words

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