GREAT GATHERING OF THE PEOPLE
PROTESTING OF ANNEXATION!
FRIDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 8
7 O’CLOCK p. m.
By this, summoned are all those who are against annexation to gather at the Palace Square, Honolulu, in the evening of Friday, Oct. 8, 1897, at 7 o’clock, to pass a Memorial (Petition) protesting the passing of the bill of annexation, by which they want to join Hawaii to the United States of America.
The invitation is extended to all of the makaainana.
By the summons of the Citizens’ Committee [Komite o ka Lehulehu],
F. J. Testa,
J. K. Kahookano,
C. B. Maile,
S. K. Kamakaia,
S. K. Pua.
We are the two whose names appear below, and from the side of the Hawaiian Patriotic League and Hawaiian Political Association, by this we support and approve the call above, and we summon all the members of those associations mentioned above to go.
James Keauiluna Kaulia,
President of the Hawaiian Patriotic League.
President of the Hawaiian Political Association.
(Aloha Aina, 10/9/1897, p. 7)
Ke Aloha Aina, Buke III, Helu 41, Aoao 7. Okatoba 9, 1897.