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I H, i L ATM 88881 6 U Or 1681.
I O. CARTltfl,
I U. KAWAI.XOt,
A. P. RALAIMOA,
A K. KUNUIAKKA.
ml ivArtV Iht name) Iht mi
ii i a unmttniltit hy the iihftvHilfrU twti
I It ii hilu In rrmltil at Ikt retting tlttlttii fi
a i h I tgtilalNtv of .M '. ll't Mitve
i , i v mr ttttlil Ikt)' will nvrk fit Iht
I nil Ihr lteflt.
llll! Mill H.tSH
In I utnurtlitn .till. I't.mmt irt.il. Unit) u
mtt.liil ami I nnrnrit ii.rsfoita.
II" world move nml Hawaii nci
inuvi null it. Honolulu-rogrt"t.c-
and u have- a new hntik. It is no (lis
,ir.ii't incut of ilic tlit- loni eM.ililisliccl
and linnnr.ilrly rcpulahlu h.iiiUinj,' firm
of llislmii - Co to say tlicrc is room
for another "f Ipttoiitioii is the life- of
trade to a (crtaiu point. I Icarl)
tlicrc is field licrc for opposition in the
liankini' business nlvvnys provided the
opposition be an honorable- one. If
there be an unfavorable failure among
the surface conditions tinder which the
new bank is established, it is the unfor
tunate in unistance that the head of
the firm appears to be at odds with a
pottion of the community. The bank
project was canvassed in the early part
of list ear Apparently it was aban
doned. Suddenly the bead of the new
firm appeals, nml as .suddenly the new
bank opens for the transaction of busi
ness. II pique, or lancicd injur), or n
determination to crush a loneesiab
bshed business rival, prompted the
foundation of (he new bank, the im
mcdi.ile effect would be iliiliucllv liatl-
unlcss reason and justice prevailed over
passion and prejudice, rorlunatel),
we have Mr. Irwin's assurance that
nothing of the sort has had anthing
to do with it. Granted that
there is a field for both banks, there is
no good reason why the Iwo institu
tions mav not work together for the
c ommon good - and their own profit.
The public cannot sec why Mr.
Sprcckels should have interests that
honorably conflict with Mr. Bishop's
interests - or vice versa. Kadi is a
planter, each a shipping merchant, each
a banker. If both arc honest, both
desire good government; if both arc
public spirited, each will do something
to bring the community to unite upon
some reasonable policy some policy
which shall end this present condition
of pulseless acquiescence in bad gov
ernment or impatient declamation
against it. JI course there arc some
selfish folk who arc perfectly willing to
stand by and let Messrs. bpreckcls and
Hisliop "light it out hoping therein
advantage to themselves. Hut these
people are as short sighted as they arc
sclhMi. A competition of that sort,
that should prove ruinous to either oj.
it... ..nn;.55,i,. .i,0ci-3-;-"ucin-
lJXJ.'rv-TTTJtlie public generally, and
wuuui iiruuauiy urag now it lliaiiv 111(11
victuals in the final fall. And the victor
would be a saint indeed if he failed to
"make himself whole" by advancing
rates of discount whenever practicable.
by charging l.ixj-cr profits on exchange;
ami dj some oi the thousand and one
ways in vvnicn a monopolist oi any
sort may take advantage of the public
if he choose.
No considciation of the new bank
is complete that fails to discuss the
piospect of n possible futuie issue of
bank notes, upon some such plan as
is compiehendcd in the national bank
ing system of the United States,
'liluit system was initiated and iscou
tiolled by the Nationnl-Hank Act a
voluminous -md minutely detailed
statute, liom which we epiote the fol
Stclieii $ijq Kvcry Association,
shall transfer nml iklivcr to the Ticasurcr f
the United Stiles. irgUtercil Inmils, U-aium
inkiest, to an amount not less than $30,000
ami not lew than one tliiul of the capital
Muck pant in .
Stitvit 577 : " Umn a ilqxisil of Inmcls
the association makinc the same shall
lie tiituli.il to receive from the comiittolltr of
the cunency circulatini; notes of ilifkrent tic
nomination, in lilanl, rcnistereil ami countcr-fci)-neil
a licitiiuner piovulnl, cijual In amount
to nincV) jkt cent, of the current value of the
I'mtcil States IhiihIs) so tranvfencil nml ile
ivercil, but not exceeding ninety .r cent, of
the amount of the Iwndi at the par value
SVinv; jijj provide tha'tthe national
lank note itsued shall Iw tngmttil uuler
iliicctlon of the United Sutcs Treasury lie
partment SeituusSj provides that no national lunV
inc atsocwtlon shall Issue any other notes ex
cept such as pre authorized hy the uoislons
of the lianMni: act.
Sidifijii'j provides that national bank
noles " shall'l receiveil at par In all juris of
the United Stales in pa)inent of taxes, excises,
puhhr lands, and all other dues to the United
-States except duties on I iixiru s aad alo for
all salaries and other debts and demand,
owing by tlic United Slates to individuals,
corporations and associations within the United
Slates, except interest on the public debt, and
in redemption of the iiallonal cunenc) ."
tint the national banking sv.steni Is
by no lueiuis llrnily established in
the affections of the American
people. The American Register-
a icpreseuUtivc Democratic journal
ut Washington assumes to speak
Jot' its party, now oveivvlielnu'ngly in
the majority in the holloed-remesen.
t.Uives, when it declares against all
fin ins tif paper money that are based
upon credit of any sou. It stands
upon the doctiine of Adam Smith
opposes the paper money fea
ttne in the system of our national
banks as eonstilut'uijj a cotmp'tiii";
alliance Ktwceu the jov eminent uiul
the banks . The toveinment
idea of making money out of credits
or debts (the intilnsic evidence of
Hie absence or want of money) is a
fraud and an imposture . And
the Register endorses tie opinion of
Dniiiil Wc-liMu tlitil -rifnlllhccnitri-vftncn
for (healing the Inlroiiiiir
clnc of mankind none lias been
more effectual than that which
delude Ihi'tti with Duller money.
Thin i the most effectual of Inven
tion to rvrlilbe the rich titan's lleliU
by the MVi-nt of '.he .poor ninn'ii
brow." The miKuenleil remedy i
Ilic milmtitiilion of trolil mid silver
icTlillrutcft fin national bunk note.
Thin Mtbjcct will dcititiiiil the eainenl
rniKliluriitioit of the lejinlaliire if it
rntiu mi til (In iifvl ftftMifin - mwl
-"'- "i - -... ,
umplinair-cn lite need of men who are
m once pniciiciu into iiicorciiuii
Hnimciers like I. (). Curler. Of
vvhow like, titiforliuuitcly, Hie nation
him not ii ledtindatice.
A further nml "till incur iuiporliiut
consideration in repaid to the cstitb
lUhiiicut of it bank by Mr. .SrSrcckels
i the possibility that it may force
upon the community the large Mini
of nulmitlintv silver already coined for
thone inlnnds and the further Mini
which may be loined With even a
limited legal tender value here, these
coin may be made to work serious
ininrv In fill in I liiw t rtiiimnmfi. nnl in
position to take advantage of discount
and premiums, in the usual course of
trade. Salaried men, wane men labor
cr, ntethanics, derks- must all suffer
by the presence of too much silver.
'I radcMiicn have chances to "get even"
in innumerable wavs. 'Ihev always
barge or endeavor to charge all
xlra exoenses to tmrc-li.isc.re.. "'Ilic
iltimatc consumer pays all" Is one of
.c mum A hours axioms. Now the
salaried man who comes here has a
riulit to exiiect his salary to be worth
Us face value. If mid in subsidiary
silver it is not worth its face value -,
and no amount of quibbling can change
the facts. Tin; man who earns a ti.nnn
salary and is paid $i;o for less) is de-
iraucieci lie may be content to stay
under those conditions ; but that does
not alter the morality of the transaction.
It is a vicious argument which says:
"Wages ate too high now. It is as
broad as it is long. What is sauce for
the oosc is sauce for the gander. We
receive silver and we nay silver. Where
is the harm ?" There is iust this harm;
Subsidiary silver is not full value, is
not so rccognicd even in silver . stand
ard countries, and ought not to he
forced upon either an unwilling or a
carelessly iunorant people. Mr.Snrcck-
eis has great power and criticism may
lie valueless to persuade him to use
that power generously. The Press has
been prompt to recognize his generosity
in the oast, lie has before him a
splendid opportunity to show more of
ii in me near inuirc oy joining wnn
thej-hamber of commerce in an earnest
effort to solve our currency question,
and abiding loyally by the result.
Not so very long ago the Bulletin
and Press had each quite full accounts
of visits made by their representatives
to three slaughter houses near town.
Those reports were verified by the
presence of gentlemen who were pre
pared to testify to the facts alleged.
We have waited some weeks for the
cooperation we had a right to expect
from the Gazette. The only allusion
to the fresh meat question so far dis
coverable in its columns lias been a
puff of a retail trader, introduced
among its news items. Wc did not
expect anything from the Advertiser,
under its loreign olhcc management.
Now that Mr. K. C Macfarlane is in
charge, we have a richtJa t
i, it ritijj r -"-e-tnereforc resnect
fully ask that he send a trustworthy
reporter to investigate the condition of
Honolulu slaughter-houses, and of the
beasts there butchered.- If he docs not
find them as the representatives of this
paper and of the Ilullctin found them,
wc shall g'adly note the improvement,
Apropos of the fact that the United
btates Postmaster-General recommend
in his report just submitted that the
rate on newspapers and periodicais
sent out by publishers be changed from
one cent lor two ounces, to one cent
for three ounces, the Sacramento Rec
ord-union says : "Hits is a just
recommendation, aiany papers now
have editions the sinele copies of which
exceed two ounces in weight, but not
three. I he false impression lareclv
prevails that one cent an ounce is the
uniform rate for newspapers. The Postmaster-General
also recommends in
creasing the power of the two cent
postage stamp, to provide that it shall
carry letters of one ounce instead of
one-half ounce, as at present. This is
also a wise suggestion, and will be
receiv ed vv itb satisfaction hy the people."
The general policy of nations seems
now to be to make postage as cheap as
lM33iu!i:, uiiu mauiy 5U, we UUUK.
A note in the New York Sun say
that in a recent mcetum between His-
inarch and the Prince of Wales, the out
spoken chancellor replied : "We and
our friends would not only not opiiose
your annexation of Ivgypt, but would
.iiMun- iinu even aoei 11 11 neeued.
The Prince replied that Mr. Gladstone
w as alone entitled to speak for England
on tuts subject, wjicrcon liismarch
expressed himself so disresectfulry on
tne Mimed 01 the hnulish Premiers
want of patriotism and judgment that
111c rrince 01 vvaies abstained Irom re
peattng the chancellors words. A
Iriend of King kalakaiui's sends the
alKjje extracts to the Press with the
lollowuu comment: "It would In
well, if our sovereign would imitate the
Prince of Wales, and, after establishing
a government in winch the community
have confidence, would leave it to
manage the administration."
mm 1 1 11 1 1
We neglected to state last week that
the Gazette had been to the pains of
enlightening tne public that the liaker
Pasha mentioned m the Press in a
news note, two weeks auo. was not Sir
Samuel liaker the distni(juished African
explorer, but the notorious Valentine
liaker, who was dismissed from the
iirittsn army tor insulting a vouni;
woman in an English railway carriage.
;s the cjazette was not aware that Sir
Samuel, who was also at one time in
charge ot an Egyptian army in Soudan,
is Valentine's uncle, the ignorances are
win some one
rise and explain
Samuel is alive or no?
"This out-lit to lie a eood market
for lack bone judging from the lack
of it," remarked the liamnier-andlongs
writer, as he read the list of those at
the Mormon picnic at Haleaniani, last
Wednesday," Vou uc tuttaken of
crow, have you not?" pensively replied
the sarcastic reorter.
ii orrv 1 vrrrni
nit Hie-r mil r.
Afv Dear Sir I addre yotl on
the most vital of national topic for
reasons eay to formulate but icrhn
difficult for jour inodeMy loppprcriate
von are known a a brave mnii unci 11
s alo known Hint you not only have
the courage of jour opinion, but
possess opinion worth defending. In
heatt and soul you are for reform. And
to all this vou add the inherent right of
Hawaiian birth and a milnciciitly long
residence on thee island to give your
study of I lawniian nationality more than
passing value. Hunu.tc I recognise
these fart, and realize how much leu
right I have than vou have to play tile
critic of Hawaiian affairs, I addre you
thus directly in the Hope that jour
answer may aid trie in coming to an
A I understand them, our political
tliiliv ijiio and .the reasons for it are
as follows :
In the history of political reform
there is alway a period of destruction
pure and simple -a period ut which
the iconoclast and the agitator are the
darlings of the hour, and when the
ready writer and Hie red hot orator are
of greater apparent consequence than
the logician and the statesman. In
the lea (Kit tempest of recent Ilawai
Ian politic, strong denunciation and
violent appeals to prejudice have oc
cttpicd the stage of events, to the
silencing if not to the exclusion of rea
son anil argument. This is not deny
ing that strong reasons have existed
for this condition of things. For ten
years the nation has suffered from the
results of a stupendous mistake the
election of David FCalakaua to the
throne of the Kamehamehas. That
election was the result of the belief upon
the part of itifitienti.il Americans that
their interests and the national in
terests they represented. would best be
served by a man pronounced in bis
professions of friendship for the United
States. There are 1 ompromiscs and
compromises. 'I hat compromise was
questionable- on its face, because the
reputation of the successful candidate
carried with it neither the respect nor
the confidence of the nation. In
more than one position of public
trust he had been at least incompetent.
The election proceeded some held
that it proceeded irregularly, but no
one formally protested, and for nearly
ten years the successful candidate has
held the highest office in the kingdom
highest in rank, highest in influence
and highest in emolument.
Let us sec how he has acquitted the
solemn charge entrusted by that elec
tion. The examination may perhaps
be facilitated by showing what he has
not done. If in these republican days
there remain any virtue in the kingly
office it is in the example of the
monarch to the sovereign people by
whose suffrage (or whose sufferance)
he holds his office. The example
of a good ruler whose goodness is not
merely negative is always for the im
provement of the people whom he
rules. Thccxampleof a monarch vvhois
cither distinctly vicious or merely
weak is always bad. It is sufficient for
the needs of this argument that King
Kalakaua has not been an improving
example to his people.
So far I think we arc agreed. He-
vond tins point I think our views
diverge. Let me briefly state my posi
tion. I admit the responsibility of the
king for. much that is humiliatingly
unsound in the nresenL-aduaini.irniij...
ui-nnme-rcvenUes and tlic present con
duct ol our loreign and domestic policy.
Hut I contend that the nation, having
several years ago elected the king,
must now assume one ot three posi
tions: we must accept the condition of
things, prepared to "make the best of
tt ; we must employ all lawful, reason
able and generous efforts for reform; or
we must organize to depose. In my
judgment the second of the three posi
tions is the most just, the safest and
the most patriotic, I do not believe
"all lawful, reasonable and generous
efforts" have been made to reform this
government, from the kinu down. I
think the community has not done its
whole duty. I think honest men have
let their honest indicnation drive them
to language and to measures that pro-
luM-u luiuiiiuiun 111 Kinu, vviiiic nicy
have been powerless for reform. Yet I do
not go so lar as those who bchiTi; th
king.has be.cn driven into the arms of
his nation's enemies by the harsh lan
guage and hostile attitude of his critics.
If the king's friends (at least those
whom he chose as his constitutional
advisers) had been uniformly, or gen-erallj-,
pcopte wli.om the nation trusted,
such advisers would have indicated the
king s free choice. And the selection
of those weak, distrusted or disreput
able ministers with whom he has been
too often surrrounded has indicated the
king's choice. Still I think wc might
have had a better understandum with
the king and had consequently better
government. 1 think more tact and
less intolerance might have won many
battles for reform and still way win
them. Very respectfully, jours,
'HIE SECOND I.hTlER.
My dear Sir: Your letter, propound
ing several problems in our political
status, has been carefully read. 1 will
make my answer as brief as possible.
The election of Kalakaua was er
tainly a political blunder as results have
shown; and whatever the results, it
was politically unsound to call the
legislature together and force the elec
tion for king with the indecent haste
whereby the enterprise was carried
on, with the deliberate intention of
forestalling national expression on the
subject. Hut, as jou suggest, the thing
is done and the question now is what
ought to lie done about it? Your
second proiiosition, to "employ all
lawful, reasonable and generous efforts
for reform," is the obvious and rational
answer to the question, and this reform
as j 011 suggest further jm, must include
the kingly office. Dejiositioii or revo
lution can only be thought of when
other means fail and when popular
rights are threatened; in such a case
the right of revolution is a matter of
course, and with all of the patience and
disinclination to adopt extreme meas
ures vvnicn characterizes our com
munity, the exercise of this riuht would
also be a matter of course. It is not
likely, however, that other means will
fail, and the community knows it and
relies uxn this improbability. Just as
in the popular riot which temporarily
subverted the government and induced
the newly elected Ling to assume a
brief incognito in 1874, the Honolulu
citizens looked on with curiosity un-
inixiil svitb anxn i), Imauu they km
thru foreign mm of wur lay in the
Itntbor rend) to inter fete. Sr now th
controlling pubhr sentiment, with it
arent social and flnnm-inl intcrrtm,
look on imdisturlHil, while the wrwk
of our civil institution mnke headlong
prcwrc from week to week, knowing
well that diplomatic interference or
Aincrimn Kiliry will, when the einer
aercy arrives render local revolution
tinnciewnrv. Thi outlook ittnynot Ikb
highly c reditahlu to 11, but I think it r
the correct view and thill it account
for mite h that appear like undue (tes
tation and inilec luion It I human
nature to take the ensient way out of a
Although the large majority of the
community prefer the t-nntlntMnre of
an independent government for the
Hawaiian Islands, tin.) have lost onfi
dence in the existing Rovcrmnent m
now c online ted by Kalakaua and hi
ministers; nor arc they able to discover
any evidences that it contain sufficient
latent vitality to give it in the future
any desirable influence in affecting the
destinies of the nation. Therefore the
tendency is to drift. The few make
strong efTort toward reform in politics,
but they are not supported a they
should be by the many who understand
the situation, not for want of sympathy,
but became they do not think Ihe ship
01 state, in 'it present condition, is
worth saving as long as there is a pros-
pec 1 that some Irienclly steam tug will
ie at hand to tow her into smooth
water before she sinks, and gently
beach her upon a convenient mud-fiat.
where she may be safely stripped of her
figure head, rigging and furniture, and
her hull may lie leisurely knocked to
pieces for firewood. It is natural that,
in these circumstances, those" who still
have hope in the possibility of political
reform, should sometimes overstep the
bounds of legitimate discussion. I
have had occasion more- than once to
regret tjie use of language by those
who were without doubt wot king dis
interestedly for reform, which could
only weaken their influence and injure
the cause. Hut excessive zeal is better
than lukcwarmness or timidity, which
are perhaps the most serious obstacles
to political progress in this community.
The independent papers show great
unanimity in criticising the- crown min
isters and their actions ; and this criti
cism is carried on freely and fearlessly
upon the whole. Now this is good and
creditable as far as it goes, but
here comes in the curious featuic
about this discussion, which leaves it
weak and incomplete ; the papers
with equal unanimity appear to have
agreed that the king shall not he
Cliticised except vicaiiously, so to
speak, in the persons of his minis
ters. We hav e- therefore the laugh
able spectacle of a king, who is ig
norant of the principles of his own
government, grossly mismanaging
public affairs under cover of and
through a set of subscivient, theoret
ically responsible, ministers ; of a
cabinet of ministeis tiying to evade
lesponsibility on the ground that
they represent an. irresponsible-
sovereign, and of a press, piofesscclly
earnest lor political lelorm, moving
in the field of moral responsibility,
and censuring only the vviong doing
of ministers who are the niotith-
pieces of the king, and observing a '
'.: 1.1.. ,:i .1 ,i. 1 f!.
noticeable silence toward the
himself especially in his most
pable and injtu.ousts. When tlie, -a ' c
lnuntatuiPt.nciVu.ii.-it. ..., .t-ff . -,': ... ' ' ...
is useless to iro down stream and
attempt to puiify it. As a conse
quence of this badly aimed criticism,
very little is accomplished. The
king escapes entirely and is happy,
the ministeis in the capacity of buf
fers to bis royal person, receive the
shocks of criticism and under their
theory of ministerial irresponsibility,
care little as long as their positions
and pay are not endangered, and
that is not likely to happen so lopg
as they keep up a reasonable out
vyawl .show- of mutual harmony and
systematically and faithfully act up
to the dogma of royal infallibility.
Now, my fiicud, if the professed
advocates of political rcfoiin in this
community mean business, why
should not they hold the unassailable
position of sitting in calm and fair
judgment upon everything that effects
the public welfare? If Kalakaua or any
one else acts for the public vvellaie let
condemnation be meted out to the
offender, utterly regardless of
position. Only in this way can jour
nalism claim "popular icspect and
confidence, and become the irresisti
ble engine of justice which is its
privilege. I do not believe in vitu
peration, but -tlic litncss for public
men for their positions must be hon
estly tested, for that, after all is said,
is their only title to place, and when
the public arc convinced that such lit
ncss does not exist, tlic official d.ivs
of the occupant are numbered, be fie
king or diummcr boy .
Listen to this from an American
paper: "Hear the extremely frank
and dispassionate talk of Gen. James
M, Comlcy abou,t the people, of the
cannibal islands, where he was recently
minister: 'There is no doubt that the
Kanakas of the Sandwich Islands
roasted Captain Cook and ate a part of
him, but the performance was a re
ligious ceremony, and the captain was
not consumed as provender. There is
a lieculiar distribution and sandwiching
of the Kanakas and cannibals in the
islands of the Pacific, but the Kanakas
of the Hawaiian Islands are not at all
suggestive of cannilMlism. They are
not, however, a useful or desirable
population, and it would not lie to the
disadvantage ol the kingdom if the
leprosy should kill them off and leave
no vestige of them.'" It seems hard rcgarUinjj comjilcncy. It is one-of the
to believe that General Comlcy couhl I PU'l'iS nuotians of the day a to hovx-
bring himself to say any thing so unkind i'f-"' women shall be permitted to engage
- o brutal - as the thounht involved I " business. Our own doctrine has
as II... in unl.i.l.n.. - 1 1 "
concluding sentence aboyt
"llalaaniani" is what one of the
dailies calls the nest of the ex-Mormon
confidence agent. Ihe word is evi
dently a misprint for Haleaniani-
meaning a "class house." Perhaps be
cause he lives in one is the reason that
the once yirulcnt orator ol the iniosi-
uon tnrovvs stones no longer save by
If the enterprising society reporter
of the Advertiser wishes to do the pub-
ut;a reai service, lie will lurnish Ills
readers a list of those ladies and gen
tlemen not present at the Mormon
luau last Wednesday.
Hir ts itriiniu 111:
'MoV the Advertiser going to
stand " is one of the question of the j
hottr It mav be telle to try and an
swer the cpusiioti. Hut jwople ate
talking and ihinking about it and 'I were
"otherwise" m ignore ihs topic In
one stn-w- it i no one' business; lint
In the highcot sense it Is ; for n iievvs
tttiicr 1 a qunii public institution nnd
tin obligation lo the public fotip
roral, it 1 true, but none the leu
obligatory. U c Iwve already cxpreMcil
oiirTnilividiial appicditlon of the new
proptletor. W think the public ex
perts a good deal from him.
A iicrson signing himself "Crow-
quill writes to the Advertiser of Iasim
-(1.. .... ...,i:.:. it.. .JI
iimi-Mmj mi iuiiiui.it. m; miLlilllur
satire and succeeds in being silly.
Here is n specimen : "Thi is a Irond
fully misgoverned country wc all
know that. Ministers and heads of
departments and minor official, down
to the vcrj gaolers and policemen, are
a corrupt, bad lot, who cat up the sub
stance of the country like locusts mid
give the- veriest nothing in return for it.
We hear this so often that we are
bound to believe it."
If f'rouquill ever heard that sort of
stuff he heard it from a fool or it was
in echo of his own braying. None but
fools make wholesale and unsubstanti
ated charges if corruption against
offic e holders. No such charges have
been madc'tliiring the- life of the Gib
son administration by newspapers or
by responsible persons. '1 hat there
have been and arc orrupt or brainless
rabinct ministers here, as in all govern
ments, is maintained by all honest
Hawaiian who are- able to form intelli
gent judgment. So far as the- civil ser
vice goes, however, there is much to
commend in every department as
well as something to censure. Every
one knows this, every one admits it.
So much for that.
The struggle going on here in Ha
waii is as old as history. It is a fight
between those who believe in justice,
honesty and painstaking study of the
world's experience, and those who be
lieve in "every man for himself and
the devil for us all." It is very true
that this is a fight of the "outs"
against the "ins." And it is also true
that many of the "outs" are just as
venal as the worst of the "ins." Hut
behind this fight is an idea worth fight
ing for worth dying for: "The idea
that government ought to be of the
people, by the people and for the peo
ple." Not a government for kings or
cabinet ministers or capitalists or stump
orators or partisan newspapers, to fatten
under at the people's expense ; but an
honest and economical expenditure of
the common revenue for the common
good; a government grounded in law,
buildcd by intelligence, secured by
patriotism. Have we such a govern
ment? If no, is it honest to call this a
mere quarrel of greedy men over the
loaves and fishes of office?'
No body c.xccts of Mr. E. C.
Macfarlane that he should immediately
blossom as a full fledged ami Gibsonite.
Hut everybody who knows his recent
newspaper record expects that he will
study Hawaiian affairs patiently and
V1' mmmm.. M " u,nn K
Co. have been spendtnc the millions
;,.!... 1.....1! r.i -.. .. ; -
. . .. .-. '- ..
iiitst: aiiuijcu iiiruugu meir lingers
in these islands by. some severe criti
cism of a former administration. For
the past three years he has owned -and
controlled the San Francisco Wasp,
edited by the boldest, most unsparing
and most vigorous censor of public
dishonesty. in modern journalism. Tlic
knave civic, the rogue judicial, the
thief literary, the imposter of high and
low degree in every department of
UMlornian hie, have learned to fear
the terrible invective of Ambrose
Hiercc. No man since Pope has so
nearly exhausted the possibilities of
satiric verse, vet no man living has
.invested satire and denunciation with
such terrible truth for he has spared
no one 'that events made worth his
notice ; and careless alike of friend
and foe laid both upon the altar for
This is not the place to go into the
question of that in Hierce's writings
which puts him out of sympathy out
ofalttxjssibility of agreement withmost
professing Christians. These, para
graphs arc written to show that Hierce's
unflinching devotion to the highest
ideal in public morals ideal honesty
has been with the manifest co-operation
of Ned Macfarlane. If that be
true, wc do not see how the proprietor
of the Wasp may wink at a state of
things here which the editor of the
Wasp would be the first to puncture
with his pitiless pen were he editing
It is significant that the twaddle of
Lrow quill was not published as editor
ial. The non-partisan lines laid down
in the editorial of last Monday are
quite possible of fulfillment, if the
editors arc intelligently independent.
Hut Crow quillism must not be per
mitted to go forth as the paper's real
It will le interesting for those Ha
waiian young women who are yearning
for equal rights. To learn that the
Treasury Department of the- United
States lias refused a woman a licence
as the master of a Mississippi steamer.
An American contemiorary says :
"The lady, who is twenty jears the
junior of her husband, has for a decade
navigated the boat he commands, She
has a daughter who is an assistant pilot
and who is skilled in river craft. The
ground of rejection was solely because
of sex, there being no issue whatever
I toilets tsk r 1 tv
been to admit women to do whatever
she proves herself capable of doing."
The recent supreme coutt decision
in the case of Kalaeokekui v Kahele
cL al., published in full in l.ut Wed
nesday's Gazette, deserves the careful
consideration of the public It seems
to show very plainly that some official
connived at a crime. Investigation is
At the late birthday reception of his
inexcellency, the mUminister of for
eign affairs, there were present at least
three persons who Ijave been (in hek
little circles) conspicuous for their
(private) abuse of the peson whose
salt they ate.
P RAVER SALOOM,
it t or.rK I'KnpKirrdM,
rtak f MfNMSrt Sc. hi ASffAvt jm4 fw pMHc In fMl
nl ihat iht lwrij Mo fr WW
rinUGIit tlfifrmlinif 11N
Frmt J . ., M n
Uktirj 1 ta&c$Kr
jWstdLHki iWi l..J
It (MMial lth lk tmnMmm w, thtrt tarm tt
lhr am jmttcnim
IT tlAHBt-mt PtK,
k now tn ililtr. wwmv rtiffoiwwmiiii mh S IiI t
II twn on tttort Mfk.
Al th Amtwl MMtfcNi rf rtwuHoUw tt Ik
HwHn Atrtotlin.tl LwBMr h4 ft te irtrtlM.
lie r.llMltc r wtrti rfMCMl ,m linn tat Ik
f wilix mi, rlti
Hmm. Ciiw. U. Dtmor I
Ala. Ilev MA Vk-l'n
Air. I' L' liana. J ..In
Ala Jmml O. Cuari. OtcMtiy.
41a. km. iat. ...... . Aatwf.
SetttUer lha lUatHafi AartciilmiM Uanpaair.
I limntuhi, aMMry ltl, H, 1J7-H
LLOSTKATlb LKTTKK SIIHKTS,
II.I.U.SI KA1 l:l I.UITKK. I-AI't'.IC,
In i;!fl tti'ttt
with ttent tX l.tm.! Jkrtwrjr -! Iifoniiiirt CVmrn.
turrit ItuH'Iinjft, i lil.C knt.lt fMit up In .nrfre aMrtnl
at go ca. lr .iiirr.
rnos. 0 Til HUMS
Ai itw ANNUAL VIF.hTINCi of il KASTAIAUl
I'l-VNI AIION CO., IkIJbI llmmlalil, janajry 16,
18I4, Ihe follnalntf Offitrn atre elctird fw the Ml
W. K. AIJ.KN I'rCwiJenl
J. I llarrt44KK Vbc-rreddent
I1. C Jot,Jr V ami Ireatr.
VV I-.Aii.cm Vuilm
III arc-rfiaa- VV. I. Alien, C. K. IStl.tp, I'. C I'm, Jr.
I- C IONKS, J.,Sfftur.
We hate jut recctte.1 aVerf line ataoflratht
Irlilt Double Ditmimk Titbits Lluon,
nutter run 11
contUtinj of T.VISI.B CLOTHS of all U to u!l -II
Mmbf dii.m UT.1, -
wnl, NAI'KINR ttiuauli. -
These Linen- are the 6ilel eter imj.ortcil to ihU
mailed, aiul ae tattle CKir fiien.lt to site litem at
11 ir. .w.ir-.ii.v.-.t to.
BKNV1V. 4UITH & CQUP4K).
lie 11 ixmcmbcTcU that vt ihe aitlib) uT Ocecembr,
Vrtioti, hmi:h, & Co., of Honolulu,
larkl of d.ibu, in accurdanve with Section 3 of An Ait
a n. 1XS1.
I v encourage learnineia tbU Ktnjilom, by M-cur-
ins the coi'ie of clum aihl UA lo the author
and )troprictoi 1 of such copic " amoved on the 31 vt
.layoi uccemtser, a.i. 1004, iucutfioueu m int.
otice, the title ol tbetr bUl
LrutMr. etc, prepared from the IcAsctoTihe hue
))ptuUloUiut. Ihrertionr AfAftly to the afletted
part three or four time a day. 1 he cnuiite toanu
iactured otilv by HKNSON, SUIIH, & CO.
lrugutt Honolulu, ll.l.
The rihu of which they claim a owner and co-
In testimony whereof 1 hate hereunto; t pi
hand juhI tau&et the xal of the Interior
hfAtJ Department tu be affixed at Honolulu ihU
EthdayoTjanuar). a.ik tii,
CHAS, !. (SU1.ICK,
BsoNr S.MITH JtcnrAv,
lie it remembered that n the ia day Decem!r,
A..). tS3u lWn-soo, boiuh, & Co., of Honolulu, U
lantt of Oahu, hi accortUnce with Section 1 of An
Act 'lo encourage leanting in thU Ktndwro, by
M.-cuniu "e co(i of Chart and HotA lo the
Author ami IVupiietort of ucheoPte Aiprotrd
onthesiof iWcrmber, A.Ii, 1S64, tu drptxatcd
in lM otfice the title of 1 heir "UtOel
MAII.F. COIXKIKK, fragrant and durable, pre
naiedby .tr.NSON'.Minil, CO., llonobilu,
Ttie right of which the) claim ai owner and proprie
In tettiiuony whervW I Hare hereunto et my
hanl and raucd the Mai of the Inter
l IVpaitBnt to l alTned at Hunofclu,
tbUSthvUyof January, a, i. tZ.
ClIASs T. GUMCK,
KKHhOa, UtTH& COMfAhV.
lie it rcmemiKieu that oathenstiUy ut lieretuwr.
1 1 J), IWnson, Smith, Co,t uC J louolidu. lUiv. uf
uahu, in accordance with acttKxk 3 vf Ao Act tu
encourage Warnu In iht Klnbw by curlnt U
cot4efp Chart aikl Itot4v lotbeautbonaikd liru
pfictor .( uch Ctpie Appw.ed wt the 311 of
IWcctutwr, a K i fit-, hateoVpiMiud in;hb office a
top) of their Ubel
Aajft arHlfaU U.ln tihe firn attnlut of beauty
and owluaiiuft.- lUKK fUACUKMIX Of
KCXlhS. the t-o4 eledantand etTccme applUjuce
forwri burn. awsid tueU Injects chJbUI,
K-ufih ted, frtrhai(wd kiln, sore tip.cr incttlmtal
Inrlamoutkt, Ibu lotlut, gt.raa v1t1y &
neu, tJaAncr. ami whuene latbeAia w about
k-uuix U ; lua the fraraiKe. vf tvS aJ leefMk,
wimoui atai;c fvaKMjK. ,imith, vu-r imi
gU ami Apothcone. HoooluJu JM,
The rlht of whu.b they claim a, owner al 4o
In tetio.ny where 1 hare hereunto t nv
haWfcl atd cauvwi the Malt ihe Iwkc
lcaU IepArtaicHt ta U alfed M H(mjIu1u
thu th iU U Jnui)t A.K, 1W4
CHS. 1. UUUCK,
pHE HAWAIIAN ALMANAC
ANNUAL FOR il
aad, UbtUt! aHai of U wrUWrvmur w (kuecea and
Prite,,pef fpi)v ; et I y cm-U .Uvud, 64 c.
Oflrt- if lapeHMeflil'tii el VVaor VetVa,
tlnwM 1 e, ar v .
Mftmm liVm lrl.ir an mWW rMi
tM Wfl HtflP tt aieaMe fw tiaiaaWy. la a4
iMm. Ih, nCfct t Ike HairMailal it Wacm
WtHm, Ant of Nanaaai nrt. afan Ina t 4f tt
Jliwu Jala nf tat yta, I It VVI1.40H.
1 tf law 1 Iw tab War Wml-a.
n.ryTio.v r KKii(iu(r.iiATiVMw
uv it m
tmmm iiwrw. mim
IMf af rilla
Iti HiiiatM w eltii.ltel k Mki r
Ml tt.tmt it Jxl ( W.
Dltlrtct ol llllo
nntlaMatnr, DaM llH.. I IB.
Uart llaaar, tuiaahailiii
laianfiiai t ffca.
6W ft A lunar
......... . , rf C.rjHrtaf
Dl.tlkl tf llamttceu.
ImvHrrtofv w nptitihtt
Diilffct of Kohalt.
FhH IVHmt Matta. .CtmUumt,Wt1mtirhtU
I WaVtt.lwiii ,... Taa Aaiumi
1. 1'aaiK.l TailMhoae
fnaui 'Mm IW..Cmi Hmv, ttfmt, .f Kadati
Imaaetan U rV
I KaoM. ,. pOe- Jaetlw
i l rCa-ti
Dlitrtct of Nofth Kona.
I'atrhX live .HIhI ll, Kaitaa
. hiiMtan.. , TaaCotVctor
Dlilrict of South Kooa.
rutllfjcllae.... SeJiwrffl'arV, Hv.keiu
Intttr tA UetlUo.
CVV'I'Ka'o. ,. rittrixt lauka
II II Tallinn.. ,. . liiAM
l! K.x.ulalri , . ra CoJUtltr
DItlrlct of Kan.
VMnz live ...fyrneer't Slontm, I Iowa p.
J II $ AltrtKi.. ....... ....... ....... tlltlrict Juuve
) NKarlio . TaAe.
J Kauhaae nKlMlertw
Dlttrict of Puna.
PtiliS Ilxe. Unu-tllirm, Patmlt
lntctOT4 of lUedaal.
J.V Htft.f .rr..Dkuitl Jatlita
I h. KaaDull lat.VWeMoe
District compoteilof alulna, Olowaln, Ulcnm-.
haroe and KahooUwe.
rottjafllace Ujlt Iloene, Ikaiwt
laeoettcet of Ktertion.
I) Kalntlelio .
J A Kaukau.
Dtittict cooipoied of Ktbaltuloi anj Ka-inapali.
l-ftirtnC Ilace Sclioul llotKe, Ilonoha
Intpctfrrs of Klection.
District Uglnnlne with and Includln; Vaihee and
ettenJine; to and Incladinf HonnaaU.
lint l'ollinff llaee . . ......CVirt llaut. WSIl..!...
Second , .. Court Haute, Ul-ipaUpua
L A nolo .. . ViAvn lu..We
C K Ktclurdtijn.. . Tax Ajewr
VV I! Keanu .... Taa Cullecfor
District bttfnniiz with and Inclndins: Haaakaatoa
ana extenamff lo an4 tncuiJia Kuu.
t'olltni; Place..... Court lluue, MaLawao
Intpectls of tUoctton.
W F MoMman .... . . Diuriei I.ue
J NalooVort. . . . .Taj (Uwur
it Mnanier lu Collector
District bezlnnins with and tn:laJb;r KthtVinal
anu exieojinff to aoa mciuiia Kooian.
Plttn; Place. . . .. Court Iloue. liana
Inspectors of Klectlon.
SW Kaai .. Ulrkt Justice
I I lanuna. .. .. . ..... . ..TaKAAet9r
PKaaiai..... .la.. Collector
District of Molokai aaJ LiniL
First PuKni; Ilace Court lloave, l'uV. .MslAai
lBrttor of Election.
j S K Ktrpihea. DtUrkt Ju-tUe
j.Kaoiau., a CuCecto.
Second lUlinj Place.... .Selaul lloovr, Kaohi, Ijiu
Inspetlors of KletthMt. I
S NahrululaiuU llljlkt twice
Distria of Kooi.
Pullfn;; Place AtiWan! Hale
I aMiclors of llleclioa.
ICF P-Klerton Palita Jautce
r II HapeUen .TatAvwd
iKolllaice 'I at Collector
District 'of Ewa and Wllanae.
Ilrst PtJline Place School I toote. Waiava
lnHcsors of Klectkm.
II N Kahulu Diunct lattice
r. Itl-neL .Tu Ariw
-KaubL ...Tai Collector
SeconJ Pultui; Place Court lloo. VVaianac
District or WaUtua.
t'ollm; place. Court House, VVVuItu
Inspectors of Elecsioa.
S K Mahoe. District Jimke
J Alnarra I ax Collector
Dlttrict of Kooiauloa.
IVJKnjPUce. School House. I lauoU
J Kaluhl . ....... MtrL-t 1.
! ,w" haauu lajt.VucMor
J PauVeaUni. Tt CoUeclor
District of KooUupoko.
Polling Itce Court House, Kaneohe
J L KauhiLou , ...IJrurict Jnviice
A Kaulu ., lasColleclor
nittrict of Walraea.
FirU PoUurj Itace ScIkuI House, VVairact
Insoectort of hlectam.
I'.Kahlle.. ..District J no ice
Ual Kauai ,. ... ..la Amiw
! L Kaula -aa Culleclor
Seotni IVJIinj Ilace. . ..Schuul House, Kuhaa
lnstaors of IrUectiun.
F SukLut ..Dislrsct Jastic
Akaulaa ..... ...'la, Asseswc
I VV l-tuil, .-ir TmCoUku
District of Puna.
First Polling llice , Court House, Lthua
Insvctors of r-leclLat.
R S Itaiwlu., .District Justice
J Kali Tai Assexoe
SMaatuo- , .TasCouethr
Second PoOiaj Place Court House, KoLu
Imtwctor. of rJecikvu
,V '"WJ" -, Dislrkt Jurtice
1 ", Kelahitnolsu, ,-Ua Assessor
lacob KaU ..Tat Collator
District of Hanalel,
First Polling ptase '...Court Houm, llaiulei
Insfwcturv of tJccllort.
RPuulj..,. District Justice
JN Pus".. r.u-.,
' " l1S,,u Tan Collector
SssurJ Ptilliaj Place., .Court liie, kaoa
!astclot uC Lte.-tion.
IIIKKarai , .rsUirict Jusika
. . , ?.'"' '.' " .... lasAswssoe
I. k Kau&uulu .... ...... . Tan Collecuie
LHA-s. I. (lULICK,
, . . ilU'lster vf ItutrVa.
Inirrfcw Officv, lfeceuWr tl. lUj.
, A Successful House! A buccesslul Howe I A mil.
ia fcatanca of softest la a ktuil Hrjr GooJ- av Is
altoruej h) the Utn; alihrnry House of Charles J
riJtel. cuner Fun aiul Hotel si.eets. Tna OvteHetor
Alt. I'UM Ksac.)iurd IheutolKJusnfcuMua. Any
Dry Gilt House taa, ly frsrlv- aJseits.v2, draw cut.
touwrt, one. or ke; tut toaoLltheuvasileniojr laelr
couadcose, cjdt fjr the esercise of lact and LcUialsty
Goods amst ta asafkeddoua and sold fueahat they
are: aeser ralusteeieal ass artiste. That Is the lscv
of Charles I. Ilshel, ao4 thai tuacY tua nsade the fue
oac of Ike greatest iu us Isae. on taa Icadssor thorouak.
Csre cf llonuiulu. TVs Isdw4 MuCsaerv Suae f
CkailetJ. tilths I, is 10 Houulsilu a bat Uacy'. is la
Atv ms. tM.Hj. rwaiMinsHSSUJiyu Nil.
Ksssrv. W Tke Halt hops of 1st tyits of Ihe city,
m vn.voek-s xancii
AUaccouattof lie SAIURDW PKiS-esctta.
I( uuarterls aj.sttwers' iU U rvuhr4 ao4cs4-Ws1-l
AuscossetBeais aa4 SuWrifeMoa are payU ia
slraapr, aat ikss rate attt U ilHy oUeisol la 1U1
.. . , ,T,I0S- n TIIHUM.
Mauajee aaj Pwyrkt, iAT.stAy Paaaa,
liiVVKEV-SIOgltS-At rset We Ckan.
Tla- IUi it lAa aaaa
trOfi SMI PRAHCISCO.
Qnlnlt tllapntnh fur the) Atinyn Port.
Far fH,kt m aasaigtssayajy ut
w mniff Css., am.
QCHAHIC STHAMIUP COMPAtlV.
ffc MiejMteat, !fe. atW FatttsM SceansMos
MAItll'OHA nml At, AM l'. A
Was Mrc Hraaeiajli aad faaja VI sselatl.
let nn it Kith nf Cssrili Month.
fataertairs W rM Mae tt ttriw aMUM lsC rfy
M WMaaM ty.lm. tf aapucji li i' tsy IV Ost
awssf rsasfsyay, aasst tfiveWftcl rfiM.
kacrtrunif TSrarta rat tm tsr. Iiv
ftfittftm ky My of t Cm laeas "t.in. .
RI IIHMI I HBaT
assvy haej I law ssetaea Ur t rrl in al w
WILLIAM i:. IHttTM&e,
STEAM NA VIOAllOK COMPANY'S
I.INL 01 TF.AMF.K5
M run resiuly foe KO.V A anj KM,
Leave, Honolulu at 4 P. M.t
lanuary 11 1 I'lVlar, Frleaanr i
rrl laerrlay,.. March 4
....lekestary 1 I Frldat 14
11 1 Tuesday. j
Arrises ai llonrjlufu at c ri.M.
January C Friday ..,. FeUaary n
4lToes.iay, March ll
..Fefcrt-ary I j I (Hay. ....,. (
TIlC I Hi! til lit,
Carnervn eomntsrsler. leasee llowifuhf eserr Toes.
ayaiirset, tw jfa.llj,,!., Ktti. Vlttlt, tn.1 st
mt, aaac rseturnrn leare la.snvilj esrry
The .In hum Mnl.rr,
Ytttmsn coatimnder. letves HArMlahl esery Thurs
day, al y tsm. tot kapna ami Kitaara. Ketara
h. teases Kauat esery Tuesday af 1 t.r., and tooeh
.ax at Waiarue Nah wars.
The (J. It. JSIxlioji, '
DarUetsmaiaader. leases Horsilala esrry TaeIsy
al t r.u. Ik kukuiliale, llorukaa.anil Paauhau. Ke
larritnx arrises at I onohtlu every Sanday asominf
FOR SAN FRANCISCO.
c. iiiiKirr.n .1 umi'.tsr, .iwnn.
Merchandise recessed Storage Yttt, and Cterat cask
advance made on shipments try this line.
ACIFIC MAIL STEAMSHIP COMPANY.
J OR SAN FKVN'CISCO.
The SfJendsd Steasasklp
HITY Ol' Si'ltXKV
aill ea llooofulu for San Francisco
On or Abont SanOajr, January 2OU1
pOR SYDNEY Via AUCKLAND.
The SjJendid Slearosklp
On or about January 3C6tk
Che agents lre are now prersared 10 issue iLLet la
San Francisco and return for $.$. the round Inra,
Ooods tnt ihipuient pe. steaaser can now- ta stceed,
free of charge, in Ihe lire pewf warehouse near th.
steamer a harf.
Fse frti;ht or passage, pAf 10
171 II IIACKI'KUl & Os., Acrus.
AT THE OLD STAND. NUMUr.R I KAA
SHEET IRON V JAKER,
I'l.UMIHNO IN ALL ITS HRANCIIES.
ArteiUn Well Pip..aJ sixes.
Hlovt-aa ami TtauicvM,
VnJ Saas, Medallion, Kkktwod, Tip-sots, Palaac,
Floia, May, Contest, Coral Piiie, New Ri.at.
Opera, Derty, VVrvst, Ovtly, OjTy, I.W.O,
Pansy, Array Kanfes, klafta Caarta, .
Ituck, Suctor, Magnet. Osseota. Ala.
aseda, Edipse. Charter Oak,
N'iasUe, la.ouJ aod
GALVANIZED IKON anj COPPER UOILERS
tOR RANGES, ORAM TK IRON WARsS.
NICKEL, PLATED AND PLAIN.
GsUTaBtsctt boa wivUr PI-, J timws Md
Ui4 cm at lowest rtkUs, Jcm cm! koa
L4 Soil Pit.
( ISmskktel CtWa,aM IsieaAa.
A9 sites anj gsaJeS, LiaV aaj Fuesa Isaeatja, Cissata
raeaos, GulsaatteJ "teua, akaet Cket aaj
.- Meet LaaJ, Lead rtf. Tin pbta
v "- '
Wale Ckaate. asWkJ. sksV, 'ti;-
we iff 'r" v wm.r v. iw wnns
MetsvF.aati hiatftUae skfaeaeat U ikes r, aW
aprecafteM rtearssaesee U L MMjlkA m .,..
asaiw, asji .. syetd f same, fiaararice an
in ttttaaiW'i , MM la l awtb-ie)t( aMIe at