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PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, SEPTEMBER 3. 1882. 3
TO THELADIES !
FOR LADIES AND CHILDREN'S !
Tkrm Data mlUhr exhibit J la th
Dressmaking Establishment, No. 104
Purchased Hie Business
3Iessrs. JNO. A. PAMER & CO.
Continue to Conduct
AT THE SAME PLACE,
Cor. Fort & Merchant sts.
To Amend Section 1419 of the Civil Code.
Be it enacted by the King and tLe
Legislative Assembly of the Hawaiian
Island in the Legislature of the Kingdom
Section- 1. That section 1419 of the Civil
Code be and the same is hereby amended
by striking out all words after the words
"compelled to serve "in the seventh lint-.
and Inserting in place thereof the words
"the remainder ot the- time for which he
contracted," bo that the section shall rea l
as follows :
"Section 1419. If any person lawfully
bound to service shall willfully absent him
self from such service without the leave of
his master, any District or Police Justice
of the Kingdom, upon complaint mad-;
under oath by the master, or auy one on
his behalf, may issue a warrant to appre
hend such person un l bring him before the
s&ia Justice; and u the complaint snail be
maintained, the Justice shall order such
offender to be restored to his master, and
he shall be compelled to serve the remain
der of the time for which he originally
SECTIOX 2. This Act shall become a law
from and after the date of its approval.
Approved this 5th day of August, A. 1).
1382. (ep9 3t KA LAKAL'A KKX.
li.Mfriata. An. 30th. 1S4Z
g. w. mmmrn & co.
OFFER FOIl SALE
The following Merchandise just
AND TO ARRIVE FEB STEAMER
o w r V LLV DICI
For the Relief of the Board of Genealogy
of Hawaiian Chiefs.
Whereat there is no appropriation made
to meet the expenses of the Board of
Genealogy of Hawaiian Chiefs as provided
in an act to amend Section ' or Chapter
of Session La ws of 180 approved August 3,
Be it enacted by the King and the Leg
islative Assembly of the Hawaiian Islands
in the Legislature of the Kingdom assem
bled: That the Minister of Finance be and he
is hereby empowered and instructed to pay
out of moneys that may be in tin- Treasury,
to the order of the Minister of the Interior
on the requisition of the President of the
Board of Genealogy such sums as may be
required from time to time during this
biennial period not exceeding in all the
sum of ten thousand dollars.
Approved this 7th day of August A. I).
1SS2. (sep9 3t) KALAKAUA KKX.
BETWEEN PORTUGAL AND THE
Ce, 6, 7, 8 and 9 feet, beat English Corru
gated Roofing, Galvanized Ridging for
Bbl. Best English Portland Cement.
Bdl. beat Annealed Fencing Wire, Nos. 4, 5
Bdl. beat English Galvanized Fencing Wire,
Nos. 5 and 6.
Coils Galvanized Wire Hope, all sizes.
Bales Genuine Twilled, Blue-atriped
Sugar Bags !
(Of wbicb there is a number of worthless
imitations in the market).- We are the Original
Imported and SOLE AGENTS of these Cele
brated Bugs, and the great demand for them
from the Planters has induced some manufac
turers and their aent to get up a cheap imita
tion of them.
A Fine Assortment of Crockery
A Splendid lot ot English and French Groceries,
(particulars will be given on arrival of the
Steamship Ilanaa. Also,
A Small Invoice of beautilul Irish Linen Damaak,
Sheeting, and Cambric Handkerchief,
direct fr.mi Bella!, Ireland.
A small Invoice ol Choice WATER COLORS,
by Celebrated Artiats.
Also, to arrive by Yer! now Loading at
A Cast-iron Vacuum Pan,
0 feel in diaui. bv 7 fet deep.
1 Vacuum 1'uuiping Engine, 14-incb Cylinder
and 12-incb stroke.
3 Wrought-ltoD Tanks, each 1,000 gallons
1 Wrought-In.n Chimney, C5 feet high, 37
inch, ditui., J -inch thick.
1 Multitubular Boiler, 10 feet long, 6 feet in
diameter, with furnace, front doors, etc.,
4 30-inch Weaton a Patent Self-balancing Sus
pended Sugat-Cuiing Centrifugal Machines,
with the requisite Independent Iron
Framing, Wrougltt-Iron Sugar Mixer of
2,000 gallons capacity, with Stirrer,
Driving Gear, etc.
His Maiestv the Kincr of the Ha
waiian Islands and His Majesty the
King of Portugal and of Algarves,
equally desirous of binding and
strengthening the relations of friend-
ship and commerce which happily
exist between their respective States,
have resolved to conclude a Convene
tion to regulate temporarily these
relations, until a definite treaty cat
De made, and lor tins purpose nave
appointed their Plenipotentiaries,
His Majesty the King of the Ha
waiian Islands, Mr. Henry A. r. Har
are exchanged, and will remain in
! force until one of the hisrh contracting
riarties shall notifv the other of its
' - - - y
intention to abrogate the Treaty re
I maining in force (after) one year after
i this notice, counting from the date of
i the notification.
i It is understood that in all respects
when not depending on Legislative
authori tv. the uresent Convention
shall come into effect in the Hawaiian
Kingdom as soon as approved by the
Hawaiian Government, and in Portu
gal as soon as such pproval shall be
notified to the Portueuese Govern
In testimony of which the . espective
Plenipotentiaries hereby sign and place
their respective seals.
Made in Lisbon, in duplicate, on the
fifth day of May, in the year of our
Loru eighteen hundred and eignty-
fL.S.l Antonio De Serpa Pimental.
L.S. Henry A. P. Carter.
And whereas. We, Kalakaua, have
fullv examined all the points and
articles thereof, by and with the
advice of our Cabinet Council, We
have confirmed and ratified the fore
going Provisional Convention, and We
uo connrm ana rainy xne same, in
the most effectual manner, promising
on Our faith and word as King, for
Us and Our successors, to fulfill and
observe it faithfully and scrupulously
in all its clauses.
In faith of which We have signed
this ratification with Our hand, and
have affixed thereto the great Seal
of Our Kingdom.
Done at Our Palace of Iolani,
in the city of Honolulu, this
twenty-sixth day of August,
in the year of Our Lord
one thousand eight hundred
and eixhtv-two, and the
eighth of Our Reign.
Rr the king :
Walter Murray Gibsox,
Minister of Foreign Affairs.
All persons are hereby notified that
the above Convention is to be re
garded, in all its provisions, as part
of the laws of this Kingdom, and
fL.S." Walter Murray Gibsox,
Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Department of Foreign Anairs,
Honolulu, August 26th, 1882.
Boundary JCommiuloner's Notice.
Wbekeas. Application has been made to the
nndertignad by Mra. C. McKri, praying that the
boundaries of the Ahupuaa of ' Papaka " and
Palama," itut d in Ilouuaula. Ltlaud if Maui.
be ascertained and properly acknowledged.
Therefore, notice is hereby given to all parties
owning lands adjoining ai Ahnmn3, that
Fbirat, tLe 22d day of Sptenibtr, A. D. 1SS2. at
10 o'clock a. sc., at the Court Ht;.ise. at Wailuku,
Mani, be the place and time for hearing said
Commuioner of Land Boundaries for the
Island of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.
Wailuku, Maui, Aug. 25, 1882. septa 3t
Bouadary Commissioner's Notice.
WHfcHtAs, Application haa been made to the
undersigned by Clacs Spkecexl9, Esq., praying
that the boundaries of Wailuku, on the Island of
Maui, be ascertained and properly acknowledged.
Therefore, Notice ia hereby giren to all parties
-. - ti r ,
owning tanas aaioimng saia wsmuku, tnat
Thi-rsdai, the 21st day of September, A. D. 1882,
at 10 o'clock a. x., at the Court House, at Wai-
luku, be the time and place for hearing said
Commissioner of Boundaries for the Islands
of Mani, Molokai and Lanai.
Be it known t. u b..ia if may n-nixrn that Sknho
Axtonio tk tiuvr.K I'vNAViKRo, having this day
printed to tLU IVj arnumt hi CommUsic
frora His Majery the K;:i,-' of lVrtnyal, which is
found t- I in dr.c festa ; lie. the uid Senhor An
tonio ue S,U7A Canavarro, i hrrobv ackr.on kdtd.
Dy order f His Msjey. m Consul for Torlual
in Honolulu : and all Lis official acts a such are
ordered t. rui-ive fr.ll faith aud credit bv tlte
authorities of this Govcrmni-nt.
Uiveu under uiy Laud and the St-al of the
L.S. Foreign Office this fifth dav of Septem
ber, a. d. 1SS2.
WALTER MURRAY GIBSOX, "
Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Department of Foreign Affairs,
rionolululu, September 5, lt32. sep9 2t
uteatner and prov.sions would be c f so miuute
chiuacter th.nt 1 estimrtte that at K'ast a mouth
"ou!l 1 ronsr.mni ;i the irnfss.
' That I thereupon r'
It has pleased His Majesty the King to appoint
His Excellency Johx E. Brsn a member of the
Board of Health, rice Hon. J. S. Walker, resigned.
Iolani Palace, Honolulu, August 22, 1832.
IT T . m ...
aus. j. n.. aacmiuso uas tms oay ueen ap
pointed an Agent for the taking and certifying of
Instruments for the Island of Howaii.
Registrar of Conveyances.
Kegistrars Omce, August 29th. 1832. sept2 St
It has pleased His Majesty the King to appoint
Ma. E. W. PrRvis Instructor of Military, with the
rank of Major.
Iolani Palace, August 22nd, 18S2. au26 3t
By the terms of the contracts under which
Portuguese immigrants bar been brought into
this Kingdom, it is made a condition to be observed
by the Board of Immigration, and the employers
to whom the naid Board shaU assign its contracts,
that the children of such immigrants " shall be
prnpevly imtructed in the Fvhlic Schools." It is
the opinion cf the Board of Education that the
proper instruction of children of European races
cannot be obtained through the medium of the
common free schools of the Kingdom, which are
taught in the Hawaiian language. But in order
that they shall receive the "proper" instruction
stipulated in the agreements, they should be sent
to the public schools that are conducted in the
English language, in which it is a rule of the
Board to charge $5.00 per annum tuition fees, and
that the said fees should not be chargeable to the
parents, but to their employers.
By order of the Board of Education. .
W. JAS. SMITH. Secretary.
Education Office, Aug. 29th, 1882. sept2 3t
It has pleased His Majesty the King to appoint
Mb. E. W. Tlkvis Acting Chamberlain to His
Iolani Palace. August 22nd, 1882. au26 3t
. Li. Molokahiki, Esq., has this day been
appointed an Agent for the taking and certifying
of Instruments for the District of Kona, Island of
Oahu. THOS. BROWX.
Registrar of Conveyances.
Registrar's Office, August 29th, 1382.
Approved : JXO. E. BUSH,
sept2 3t Minister of Interior.
Sale of Lease of Government Land
j I have appointed Col. Ccetis P. Iaukea to act a
uovernor during my temporary abscence.
J. O. DOMIXI3, Governor.
Office of the Governor of Oahu,
Honolulu, Sept 5, 1882. sepG 3t
A Hiii-Pressnre Diagonal Steam Euzine.
9-inch Cylinder, IS-inch stroke, with Gov
ernor. Flj-wheel and Belting for driving
2 V rough. -Iron EVAPORATORS.
4 SCO-Gallon STEAM CLAR1F1ERS.-
By mutual control.
AU MfM Irvdrbled tl the Firm will lrm tll
oompitj- J' PALilEK. wbo will aUo pay all
taiaa afalnst U Br. umo prewotatiuo.
JN0. A. PALMER.
HENRY M. BENSON.
Hmhtia. H. I . lllnX 26. 182. Kf9 3t
ter, member of His Privy Council of
State, Grand Officer ot the Koyal
Order of Kalakaua, His Envoy Extra
ordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
at this Court ;
And His Majesty the King of Port
ugal and the Algarves, Mr. Antonio
de Serpa Pimental, Counselor of State,
Peer of the Realm, Minister and
Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs ;
who, after communicating, each
to the other, their full powers, which
they found in good and due foim,
agreed to the following :
The Consular Agents, the subjects,
the ships and products of the soil,-or
of the industry of one of the two
countries, will enjoy on the territory
of the other the same exemptions,
privileges, and immunities which
other Consular Agents; subjects, ships,
and products of the soil, or of the
industry of the most favored nation,
It is, therefore, understood that tho
special advantages which Portugal
may judge convenient to graut to
Brazil cannot be claimed by the Ha
waiian Islands, in virtue of their right
of a most favored nation, and that in
the same way, the advantages which
these. Islands grant to the United
States cannot be claimed by Portugal.
The High Contracting Parties,
equally desirous of conciliating in
dividual liberty with regard to the
contract for service with the regula
tions necessary to be adopted to regu
late conveniently the emigration,
agree that until a definite convention
is made for this purpose, the following
conditions be observed :
1. That the two Governments will
render mutual help to oblige the cap
tains of vessels which transport
emigrants frora one country to the
other to observe the regulations in
force in the country where the emi
grants embark, with regard to the
space which every one ourht to
Fbom and after this date, Kewapapers and Reg
itfpred Letters, must be posted One hour previous
to the advertised time of Closing Mails, to insure
JOHN M. KAPENA,
General Post-office, Postmaster-Gnral.
Honolulu, August 26th, 1882. au26 3t.
Depabtmext of Finance,
Ho.iOLPLO, Aug. 25th, 1882.
Notice is hereby given that applications for any
portion of the NEW GOVERNMENT LOAN up
to $500,000, will now be received at the Treasury;
the rate of interest is fixi-d at (6) six per cent, per
anum, payable semi-annually, and the Bonds are
exempt from all Government Taxes whatsoever.
SIMON K. KAAI.
sept2 At Minister of Finance.
It has pleased his Majesty the King to appoint
His Excellency John E. Bush a member of the
Board of Health, vice Hon. J. S. Walker, resigned.
Iolani Pal ice, Honolulu, Aug. 22d, 1882.
Oh WEDNESDAY, September 13th prox., at the front
entrance of Aliolani Hale, at 12 o'clock noon, will b
SOLD at Public Auctioa the Ltasa of a Lot ia front of
th CUSTOM HOUSE, on the ESPLANADE. HONO
LULU, running 200 feet f rootage on Fort-street, and 100
feet in depth ; with this condition :
The LESSEE' to erect within one year from date of
lease a substantial fire-proof brick or stone building,
costing not leas than $15,000 which he is to keep in repair,
and revert to the Government at the expiration of the
TERMd : Lease, 25 years ; upset price, $500 per annum,
payable semi-annually In advance.
J. E. BUSH, Minister of Interior.
Department of Interior, Honolulu,
10th August, 1882. aug!2 5t
C. N. Abnold, Esq., has been appointed Road
feupervisor-in-Chief for the Island of Hawaii, his
commission to date September 1st prox.
JXO. E. BUSH,
Minister of Interior.
Interior Office, Aug. 28th, 1882. sept2 3t
Ma. henbt MtuECL has this day been appointed
Agent to take Acknowledgements to labor contracts for
Hana, Maui, vice E. Miuamina resigned.
JXO. E. BUSH. Minister of Interior.
Interior Office. Aug. 21st, 1882. aug2G 3t
Mr. Hoffnung's Protest.
Licenses EiDiring in September, 1882.
occupy, the quantity and quality of
food, medicine, and all sanitary and
ii. That in view of this, the diplo
matic or Consular Agents f each of
the two countries will be given all
the facilities to inspect the vessels
FOX Sale Or Lease that arrive with emigrants to the ports
kjj. --. cf tjje oti,er country, and see if the
respective captains have complied
with the regulations to which the
preceding clause refers.
3. That to the same Diplomatic or
Consular Ageuts 6hall be equally
given all the facilities, that they may
satisly themselves whether the con
tracts for service of their countrymen
have been fulfilled, and to secure for
them, in case of violation, all the
protection of the laws and of the
The present Convention shall be
ratified and the ratifications shall be
exchanged in Honolulu or in Lisbon
as soon as possible.
The present Convention shall take
effect sixty days after the ratification
BUoate ia KbU, Soaia Kona, Qaeati.
Suitable for Cultivation of Coffee.
Several Hundred Coffee Trees
Ho groing eo saul land.
Far irlicalsrs apply
4am W wit lea
A. . Ch-shora CO.
I want to Purchase a few native
HAWAIIAN GEESE !
HAVING- ANY FOR SALE
Will cooler a Car or by aUren m: c'of price desired
Mr. II. L. Sheldon is this day appointed an
Ajicnt to take Acknowledgments to Labor Con
tracts between Masters and Servants, for the
District of North Kohala, Island of Hawaii.
JXO. E. BUSH, Minister of Interior.
Interior Office, Sept. 5th, 1882. sep9 3t
Mr. S. K. Piiapoo is this day appointed an Agent
to take Acknowledgments to Labor Contracts be
tween Masters and Servants, for the Island of
JXO. E. BUSH, Minister of Interior
Interior Office, Sept. 5th, 1882 sep9 3t
I.NVESTIOATIOS OF POLICE FORCE.
A'.4L.4A".4lr-l. by the Grace of God of the Hi
truiiun Island, King.
To His Excellency Walter Murray Gibson, Our
Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Ed
ward Treston, Our Attorney-General, His Excel
lency John O. Dorainis, Governor of the Island of
Oahn, also Governor of the Island of Maui and its
dependencies. The Honorable William C. Parke
and Andrew Burrell Haley, Esquire, sendeth greet
ings. Whereas, it hath been made to appear to us that
it is advisable enquiries should be made into the
present organization of the Police Force of Our
Kingdom, and whether it is not possible that a
more effick-iit organization of such Police Force
can be had and what if any improvement can be
made in the organization, discipline and control of
such Police Force. And
We being minded and desirous of ascertaining
whether more efficient organization of such Police
Force can be bad and whether any improvement
can be made in the organization, discipline and
control of such Police Force so as to make audi
Police Force more suitable to the prison t wants
and necessities of Our Kingdom. Do hereby of
our own Grace and motion, nominate and appoint
yon the said Walter Murray Gibson, Edward Pres
ton, John O. Dominis, William C. Parke and An
drew Burrell Haley and each of you to be our com
missioners and commissioner for Us and in Our
name to make all and singular the enquiries and
And we do further command and direct you and
each of you, that before entering upon the duties
hereby conferred upon you, you do choose from
among yourselves a Presidt whose duty it shall
le to preside at all your meetings, and that you
cause to le kept, minutes of all your meetings and
And furthermore you and each of you are hereby
commanded and directed to report the result of
your enquiries, doings and proceedings together
with what you or a majority of you may recom
mend touching and concerning the premises to our
self in council on or before the first day of January,
which will be in the year of Our Lord OneTJ5u-'
sand Eight Hundred and Eighty-thjea. -
"Witness onrself at Honoiuia7''tliis 22nd day of
August, A. D. 1882,. ind in the ninth year of Our
1 Leu Wo, Hotel at
1 Love Bros, Nuuanu at
2 K o McCandleas, Nuuanu st
2 L Abuua Co, Nunana at
5 Tune ivee Nuuanu st
5 Akong s Afuu, Queen st
6 H K Me.lntyre 4 Uro, cor Fort King tts
6 Wing Oct JUoug, Nuuana st
7 On Ulioug, Nuuanu st
7 F Oerta. i'ort Street
9 P Mcliierny, Fort st
10 McLean Uros, Nuuanu st
10 i D Kamsey, Hotel st
12 Ken Sol. Nuuanu at
13 Aseu, Waialua
14 KunK i-ina Long Jt Co. llutel at
14 T Anin, Hotel at
Id EF Adams, lortst
17 M J Rose. King st
17 Max Eckart, Fort at
19 T Assee, Nuuanu at
21 Ah Yu. Beretania st
22 A A Montano, Fort st
28 l'en Kee, Kamoiliili, Kona
29 Yuen Kee. & Uo Hotel at
30 EX Marks, cor Fort Bote? ats
30 J T it H Qaterbouse, Queen st
2 Kong Fook Hnng.Honomu, Hilo
i n Y Aiona. Honokaa, Uamakua
13 O neggard, Kahalii Hilo
14 Kal. Hilo
in Ah Lee. Laupanoenoe, uiio
xi i: Y Alona. Waipio, Ililo
23 C Spreckles & Co, Hakalau Plant, Hilo
1 T. Atna. Co. Haiku
10 Allardyce a Caldwell, Labaina
13 M Ulunabele, Kipabulu. Hana
15 Man Chuck 4- Goo Chung, Haiku
16 Akamukol At Kamaloo, Molokai
ia C, Ahin. Haiku
19 You Koug, Wailuku
8 A Cncbee k Co, Kapaa
20 8 B Handcbett, Watmea
1 Ket Loy. Hotel street. Honolulu
1 Win Uokuanui, Kuknlbaele- Uamakua
1 JC Ahyounij. Hawl. N Kohala
2 EC JlcCandless, Nuuanu at
A U Himghtou. Richard at
9 Abua, N Kolisla
12 All 4 bock. Litiue. KkUji
l'i Kniwa. KaLului. Maui
12 Ken sol, Nutiauu st
14 Y Anin. Hotel st
13 Ho Ping, cor Nunanu b Beretania streets
20 Akaka, Waipio, Hamakua
27 Abiua, Honomakan, N Kobala
28 C L Aleona, Waiohinu, Kau
9 C B Makee, Waihee, Maui
9 J A Nabakn, Labaina, Maui
23 W McCandless, Fish Market Honolulu
26 Brewer & Crowuigburg. Makawao, Maui
27 D W Fae, N Kobala Hawaii
28 Martin A Keuoll.H alohino, Kau
Park Batch -r.
14 O W Jones, Kau, Hawaii
14 Sin Aaing. Wailuku. Maul
15 H Akana. Pnnaboa, liilo
28 Lon Wong, Kapaa, Kauai
3 W H Holmes, X Kohala, Hawaii
24 E Jones, Labaina, Maui
27 A 8 Clegborn & Co. Uilo, Hawaii
26 Wing Wo Chang & Co, Nunanu at
29 M Stirinbsum Jt Co, Queen street, Honolulu
7 Pedro A Dias, King street, Honolulu
24 ti W Houghtailing. Hotel street
20 Bishop c C, Honolulu
a A J Cartwright jr. Honolulu, Kona, Oahu
27 P P Kalilimoku, Keatnae, Hana, Maui
29 N Marks, KingJotn
27 B H Kekulai, Kona. Hawaii
20 Hollister St Co, Nuuanu street
1 John Richardson, Maui.
By jth King,
The Minister of Interior,
JOHN E. BUSH.
Dspabtment of Fisance,
Honolulu, Sept. lat, l82.
The following persons have been commissioned as
Tax Collectors for the year 1882 :
Honolulu Geo. il. Luce
Ews and Waianae... ...Anakalea Kauhi
Waialua J. Amara
Koolaupoko A . Palekaluhi
Lahaina 8. E. Kaiue
Wailuku W. B. Keanu
Makawao... A. Fornander
Hana J. Kamai
Molokai and Lanai ...J. Kaluapihaole
Hilo J. Nawahl
Puna .'. J. X. Mokuhia
Kau J. Kauhane
South Kona ....J. Nabinn
North Kona D. Kamakalnai
South Kohala....... .............B. P. Kuikahi
North Kohala J. A. Nahaku
Uautfckua J. K. Kaunamano
Hanalei G. B. Palobau
Kawaihau. H. Pnuki
Li hue J- M. Kealoha
Koloa - O. Beka
Waiuiea J- Kauai
Niibau 8. Kaula
The rate of commission to be paid Tax Asseasora and
Tax Collectors tor the year 1882 will be aa follow : For
Honolulu, Lahaina. Wailuku, Makawao. Hilo. North
Kohala, Hamakua. Kan and Koolaupoko, three per cent;
aU other District a, four per cent.
SIMON K. KAAL
sept'2 3t Uialstecof Finanse.
- .- :.T
The followiug id a copy of the protest made
by Mr. Hoffnung before the steamer Hansa sailed
from Lisbon, referred to in the letter of our Lou
don correspondent which we publish to-day :
"I, Abraham Hoffnung, being a British sub
ject, resident in the city of London, and being
charged with the equipment and dispatch of
vessels and steamers chartered by order of the
Hawaiian Board of Immigration to convey emi
grant passengers to that Kingdom, do declare
and make oath as follows:
"That the steamship Hansa was chartered in
London on the 26th of May last to convey cargo,
mails and passenser9 from London to Lisbon
und St. Michaels, aud thence to Honolulu.
"That the steamer was built on the Clyde by
builders of the highest repute, as a first-class
passenger steamer, that she is classed 100 A. 1.
at Lloyds (whose certificates is hereto attached)
being the highest classification - of the most
competent and trustworthy authority in tke
"That after the steamer was fitted up for tho
accommodation of emigrant passengers I had'
ner ngam tuny surveyed by two competent sur
veyors of shipping and marine of great repute in
London, whoso certificate, declared before the
Portuguese Consul-General in London i hereto
xnai tnus wen equipped ana amply pro
visioned for the voyage the Hansa arrived in the
Tagu3 on the 6th of June for the purpose of
conveying passengers who had undertaken ,to go
in her to Honolulu on conditions whih had
been made known, namely, that free 'passages
would be granted to those who would undertake
to work for the Hawaiian Board of Immigration
lor three years in consideration of good wages,
with free board and lodging for themselves and
families, and free education for their children,
and the fullest protection under the Hawaiian
' laws equally with the citizens of that Kingdom.
! inat in oraer to complete lier store of pro-
visions ana to see tnat every thing necessary
j should be provided, I came as passenger in the
rlansa lrom .London to Lisbon.
"That on the day of my arrival I was informed
that the notary who had been appointed to re-
i cognizu the agreements which the passengers
j were to make, suggested some verbal alterations
so as to bring them in direct accordance with
i the Portuguese law, which I piomptly ordered
j to be doue
j ''That iu the meantime the passengers (of
whom 400 were advised ready to embark) arriv
j ing and having neither food nor shelter were re
j ceived on beard the steamer at the solicitation
of the agents, notwithstanding that they had not
j yet fulfilled the conditions which entitled them
i to a free passage.
i "That on the 30th ultimo the notary proceeded
on board the Hansa and having read over to
j them, the passengers, the terms and conditions
( of the agreements they had undertaken to make,
; they willingly signed them, with one exception,
! who in consequence was sent ashore.
"That on the following day the notary re
j turned to the agent of the Board of Immigration
' the agreements which had been signed by the
passengers, but without his recognition, stating
) that he could not recognize them, although he
j had previously stated that they were in strict
i accordance with the Portuguese law as evidenced
by the fact that he had procured the signatures
of the passengers to them.
"That on the 29th ultimo a gentleman, who
I stated that he was the Chief of the River Police
. came on board the Hansa and took as many
i passengers on shore as could be indued to go,
stating that complaints had been made that
their liberty was restricted or that they were
illegally detained ; but seeing that the Hansa
was moored in theTagns and that Custom House
guards and officers were constantly on board,
such a charge could hardly have been serious,
and was certainly contrary to fact.
" That the visits of the police boat and the
conveyance of the passengers backwards and
forwards between the steamer and the shore
were repeated several times between the 29th of
June and 1st of July, against the peace, com
fort, and rights of those who came in her on
" That many of the passengers returned how
ever, haying declared themselves perfectly satis
fied and wishful to complete their voyage not
withstanding that they had been strongly dis
suaded from so doing. ,
" That the consigness of the Hansa being wish
ful to give her every dispatch applied for the
privilege of a packet for her, and that upon its
being suggested in the press that this was done
in order to avoid an official inspection of the
steamer, I ordered the patent to be declined and
an inspection to be at once invited
"That the request for this inspection was
made on the morning of the 30th of June and
on the evening of the lat of July, the Captain of
the Port, the Director of the Custom House, the
Chief of the River Police, and a number of other
gentlemen came on Board for this purpose.
"That the Chief of the liiver Police then pro
duced a book in which he stated were contained
the laws relating to the business upon which
they had come and demanded 1st, a list of pas
sengers about to sail in the steamer; but seeing
thai until after this inspection we did not know
what number of passengers we should be per
rmitted to take, and that the Chief of the River
Police had himself so frequently altered the
number of our passengers by his action the
officers of the steamer were not in a position to
say on the instant how many passengers re
mained on board. I requested him therefore,
to give me a few minutes' time in order to pre
pare the required list and, as there appeared
much else to do, I proposed to attend to other
matters in the meantime. This the Chief of the
River Police refused, and said he must do his
duty in the order of the law he declared the
inspection suspended and informed us that if we
wished to proceed with it, we must make a fresh
petition, and other days would be appointed,
and he intimated that the inspection of the
ii-.tt-d out tue mtoitr-
able inconvenience aud enormous loss which
this wonM oee.iMi;i. tliMt the. fteanier was
fri icrhtrd with a v.in.sM- c-iro f-Mr St. Michaels
and Honolulu, tin-l im:.t j r-cfd tn hr voyage
even without p." m;t rs mi I tl..,t ! day' de
lay involved a iin'st m ri.iw nt iu t verv di-
rectii.ii, but hf rsftisnlat'v tv:;i.i .r.ii"ii and
s:id he should ri f r mk!v c-.-.rry out th- law iu
accordance with hi ii-Mvuvtiom.
' Th, t in the tr.c:iiitiir.e the jenlN -men who
came with him commenced an unoilicial ex
amination of the steamer (preparatory to the re
sumption of the regular survey at a future time)
of a most extraordinary character. They brought
with them instruments of Tarious kinds with
which they commenced to scrape the deck and
floors of the steamer, ripping open the seams,
and picking out the packing, guaging tke iron
beams and plates and making observations al
together singular and unusual; indeed one of
the men volunteered the statement to the Capt.
of the steamer that during twenty years he had
been in Lisbon he had never known f.ieh an in
spection and examination to be ordered.
' That before leaving the steamr r the Chief of
the River Police not having succeeded iu entic
ing any of the passengers to go on ehore, not
withstanding that he ordered them so to do, he
took with him the two cooks and steward who
had been engaged by the Captain to serve the
passengers, and who had received wages in ad
vance, because these men expressed themselves
dissatisfied. It is easv to appreciate at it true
value the dissatisfaction of men who, having a
substantial share of their wages iu their pockets
which has been paid to them in advance, find
encouragement from the antuonties to escape
service they have undertaken to perform. Thet
Captain of the Port who wa present and was
appealed to by the Capt. of the steamer, in
formed the Chief of Police that he was violating
the law as the men had been regularly iuarti-
cled and formed part of the crew of th steamer,
and that he forbade the men being sent ashore,
but the Chief ot the River Police persisted, sav
ing that he had the authority of the Civil Gov
ernor for his action, and that the Captain of the
steamer could refer the case to the British
" That finding ourselves thus left with pas
sengers on board whose agreements the authori
ties delayed recognizing and deprived of
the service of men were indispensable for
the convenience and comfort of the pas
sengers, I had no option but to order them to be
6ent on shore to-day, being unwilliug in any
case to take them unless with the full consent
and good will of the authorities.
That under the foregoing circumstances I
have reluctantly arrived at the conclusion that
it is the desire of the authorities, or some of
them, to hinder delav and obstruct the intention
of the Hansa in taking cniigraut to the Ha
waiian Islands which I came hero prepared to
do in accordance with the laws of the Kingdom
of Portugal and of the Hawaiian Islsuds, and
having thus been hindered, obstructed and de
layed, and compelled thereby to leave the port
of Lisbon without being permitted in the or
dinary course to accomplish mv lawful business.
I have suffered great loss aud damage, and hold
the Portuguese Government and its subordinates
responsible for said loss and damage as soon ns
the same shall have been ascertained.
Lisbon, July 2d, 1S02.
Signed A. Hoffncno.
Sworn before me
Signed James O'Donkell.
British Consul at Lisbon."
of some remote Increase of taxation ; many
of tlie agitators ay less tliau 20 dollar,
and ome less than in dollar, In direct
taxation. Yet thl "party" aVmmio an
attitude of aggrieved and injured come
quenee a lt'injf amoug thoie wbo share
the burtheu of the (supposed by them)
oppress! taxiwyrr cf the country. We
Iwtve, known a chance passenger from one
of the steamers touching at this )rt, In a
ramble on fhore from the wharf to the
Hotel and hack, purehi?e needful arlicles
to the value S1."'.0, from which transaction
the Government derive n larger proportion
of revenue than Is paid hy many a one of
the taxpaying grumbling resident to
whom we refer. We feel that the majority
of the intelligent taxpayers of thl country
appreciate that the direct taxation of thl
Kingdom J les than any other civilised
country, and that there is not the most re
mote cause for complaint on this bead,
much less agitation on account of present
or prospective addition to tho taxes. This
is but the platform of a few acre-headed
politicians, who have adopted tho cry of
alleged "improper taxation" as a means
to the end that they may awaken
distrust and ill feeling a gains.! the present
Ministry, to as to atlord them the opportu
nity they covet. T he cry Is not heard from
any of the largo taxpayer, but is confined
to the vaiioringof tho parties who are In
terested in the agitation.
THE NATIVE PRESS.
(From the Daily Pacific Commercial AJvertiner.)
T5E " MILITARY CRAZE" AGAIN.
General Ilartwell has authorised a pub
lished statement that he, when Attornev-
Oeneral iu 1874, merely proposed the or
ganisation of a body of men (then in service
simply a9 contract laborers) into a force
in accordance with military rules and
military laws, which statement is substan
tially what we bave said on this subject,
that General Ilartwell Is the author.
founder and father of our present so-called
The General wishes it to be understood
that he did not at that time plan any aug
mentation of force, and that what lie did in
the way of special force was to organise a
body of foreigners, in consequence of the
disaffection of the native people, who, as
alleged, threatened to endanger the public
safety. Now we assert that to General
Ilartwell belongs the credit or discredit of
being the originator and organiser of a
special native force viz., of the present
'King's Guard." of the "Prince's Own"
Crps, and of the "Mamalahoa Volunteer
.After the Court House ltiot in 1874
General Hartwell, then a member of King
ivaiaKaua's government, gave orders for
the drill of squads of men under Major
Moehonua, Captain Kahai, Captain Ka,
and Captain W. M. Gibson! The latter
named officer had charge of the recruiting
and drill of this new native force, under
General Hartwell's instructions and orders,
and Sir. Wilder had charge of the recruiting
and drill of the new force of foreign volun
teers. General Hartwell proclaimed at the
time the country's need of an "Armed
Force." The uegligence of the authorities
in the past was deplored, and we assert that
General Hartwell was justified at the time
in question in recruiting aud organising an
" Amed Force" to aid iu preserving the
peace of the country.
In our present small force we onlv see
General Hartwell's plans of " Military
Force" partially carried out, and we regret
that General Hartwell or any of his politi
cal sympathisers should take exception to,
or comment upon, the small guard at the
Palace, and the small squad of volunteers
as an evidence of what is termed a "Mili
tary Craze." We say emphatically if such
an insignificant force is to be sneered at
and commented upon, as an evidence of an
unwise and foolish desire to have a show of
force not warranted by the present condi
tion and circumstance of this community,
we cnarge uenerai a. h. nartweu as the
sole responsible author of the initiation
and existence of our so-called " Military
Who Supports the Government.
The revenue of this Kingdom during
the past biennial period amounted to
$2,070,259.94, and of this amount $396,024.37,
or less than twenty per cent, of the whole
revenue was obtained by direct taxation
on real and personal property, and it will be
apparent to all that this Government could
be carried on by economical management,
maintain its present organization, and
keep up in an efficient manner its foreign
relations, even if not one dollar of direct
Ligation in property were paid into the
lbe chief item or revenue is from foreign
imports, 8719,245.30, aud some of the other
sources fronf which revenue is derived in
dependent of taxes on property are as fol
Rents from Government lauds. . .$77,212 G7
Land sales 50,345 00
Wharfage collected at the port of
Honolulu 33,179 45
Licenses issued lor sale of awa to
natives 19,167 87
Licenses to general retailers 49,200 00
Licenses for the sale of spirits
retail 17,000 00
Victualing licenses 12,250 00
Taxes on dogs, chiefly owned by
natives 13,904 94
Taxes on horses, chiefly owned
by natives 42,81S 75
Poll tax, chiefly on natives and
Chinese 4-,yj txi
Po3t Office receipts 41,737 13
And many other sources of income not here
enumerated, which make up a revenue out
side of property taxation of over one mil
lion and a half dollars.
Now, in the face of the above statement,
what grounds of grievance, or even shadow
of complaint, have parties who allege
oppression by direct property taxation,
when it must be apparent that if real and
personal property was exempt from assess
ment the Government could be con
ducted, and the administration of aflair9
be carried out completely even though
somewhat limited and restricted. We
know of parties in this community
who are agitating this subject, not
on account of oppressive taxation, which
does not exist, but of the fear which
they pretend, to feel of the bare possibility
There are three newspaper published In
Honolulu in the Hawaiian language The
:KuokHt, with u circulation of 4, UK) ; the
' 1'tti Ain't, with a circulation of 2,900 : the
JXelc lmkula, wi:h a circulation of 4,050.
,sThe JCuokoa is owned and published by
the Rev. II. Parker, a foreigner, and It
editorial columns are merely foreign
opinions translated Into the Hawaiian lan
The Ao Hawaii lte Aina i nominally
owned by Kawaiuui HrothcrM, native
Hawaiian, but its editorial columns are
subsidized by foreigner, ho that its articles
are merely translations of " foreign" com
positions. Thus it may be jKisitively assorted that
the Kuol.ott and J'ac Aina do not reflect any
genuine native Ihiwuiian opinion.
The JJlclc Voakolu is also owned by a
foreigner, but is conducted by native editor,
and its editorial columns and correspon
dence afford unrestricted opportunities for
the expression of native opinions. We
state positively that discussion from the
native standpoint is entirely free in the
columns of the JStclc, and that it may be
regarded as the only genuine organ of na
Certain prints publish translations from
the Kukoa and J'ae Aina of what aro alleged
to be native grievances against the autnc- .
rities. These, we well know, are the make
up or certain soreheaded foieigu pol It leans,
and do not express a single thought of the
The Kuokoa and I'ar, Aina could not In
fluence the election of a single candidate an
a representative who was an exponent of
their opinions. This was signally illus
trated during the late election of represen
tatives. The Kuokoa and J'ae Ana unitedly
opposed the election of Mr. Gibson, the
candidate of tho Elcle, and yet ho received
three-fouiths of the whole votes polled, aud
fourfold the number of votes polled for the
candidate supported by the two foreign
It is a fraud upon tho foreign public to
reproduce translations from the Kuokoa and
A'o Hawaii lie Aina as expression of Ha
waiian opinion, when It Is well known that
these articles are merely translation Into
the Hawaiian language from nn English
document written by u foreigner. We ask
how is it that these papers do not publish
a translation from the FAele editorial or
correspondence, whoso writings alone ex
hibit genuine Hawaiian opinion.
Whatever views may beentertalned about
the political character of this ceremonial
there can be no doubt it will promote busi
ness, put a large amount of money Into cir
culation, aud thereby benefit the trades
people of this city. Unquestionably we
shall have visitors and rcpiesentatlvea from
various parts, and the invitation now In
course of preparation are not numbered by
hundreds but by thousands.
The ceremonial and festivities that will
commence on the 12th of February next
will be the opening of anew era of busy
prosperity for the community; and those
who are inclined to grumble at the cost
and expenditure of public money, should
reflect ;i little and consider how the public
treasury may bo re-imbursed by this event.
We will assume that iu the article of gloves
alone, two thousand pair will be sold by
oar local storekeepers for the occasion, and
as these articles pay 25 iter cent duty It will
be evident how this Item alone will contri
bute to the public funds. Then it must be
obvious to all that the large consumption
of general luxuries, the employment of
people and conveyances, and all the busy
activity that must be brought Into play by
the expenditure of not only the few thou
sands sanctioned by the legislature, but
the much larger sunns of money that will
be spent by visitors from other lands and
by our people will create a largo amount of
The event will be decidedly unique, it
will he recognized as the time approaches
as decidedly appropriate, a wide spread In
terest will be aroused, and so far from being
a regretable affair it will be recognized as a
new departure, promotive of the best wel
fare ami interests of the country. The true
interest of people of property now estab
lished here is in the maintenance of Ha
waiian Independence. Hawaiian Indepen
dence will be maintained and strengthened
by supporting Hawaiian nationality, which
incor)Krates :i ml assimilates all nationali
ties, and in honoring and strengthening
King Kalakaua, the honored guest of the
nations of thewoild.
The arrival of Captain Belknap in port
in command of the Alaska, will awaken In
the minds of old residents, reminiscense of
the Court House riot, February 12th, 1874
Captain Belknap at the time was in com
mand of the United Ktates steamship Tus
carora, and he then had with him Lieuten
ant Daneuhower, since associated so honor
ably with Arctic exploration In the Jean
nette, under the brave De Long. And the
names of Jewell Norri, Hyde, (Sut herland,
and Veeder of the Tuscarora, are remem
bered as household words. The place of the
Tuscarora boys, after dispersing the rioter
was at the Armory, whilst the Portsmouth
boys took charge of the Court House. It
was plain to the American commander at
that time, that although the riot had as
sumed very serious proportions on account
of the unwise policy of disbanding what
ever armed force had existed iu thocountry;
yet the native rioters never threatened In
the slightest degiee, tho persons or prop
erty of Americans or other foreigners aud
they soon withdrew their marines and eva
cuated the city iu company with the Brit
ish force of marines of H. 11. M. ti. Tenedos.
Captain IJclknap, conjoin'ly with the other
commanders, .Skerrett and Hay, received
tne thanks of the Consular Corps; and the
Nation then said: " We shall endeavor to
preveut another occasion for a Joint occu
pation, but if there does unfortunately,
arise one, we shall be glad to have the pro
tection of such jdcasant gentlemen as those
in command of the Tuscarora, the Ports
mouth and the Tenedos."
We call attention to the number of hoaxes
that have lately been palmed off on the
public. The publisher of these canardi
state that certain meetings of the Cabinet
have been held, from which remarkable
conversations are reported for Instance,
That legal action was to be taken against
certain papers." "That parties had been
appointed to Japan and other missiens."
That all the Museum funds had been ex
pended." These statement are mere in
ventions, being utterly without foundation,
and are a very poor substitute for genuine
news. .They may amuse for awhile, but
their repetition becomes monotonous.