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.TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 1882.
THE IMPORTATION 0? SPIRITS
" Without going into figures (which
Wi. in illy available at the Custom
"IliMiM') it is safe to Bay that the
gviuriil public woulil lie surprised to
hnow the large amount of intoxicat
ing liim'ir that is imported hero by
Chinese. The trnlllu by these people
in spirits, all over these Mauds, is
Bimply enormous. Not only do the
Honolulu Chinese firms buy largely
of other foreign importing houses,
;but they import themselves directly
from abroad, to supply country and
citj" customers among their own
countrymen. These last, as every
body knows, arc not consumers of
spirits, but carry on their immense
retail trade among our people, in
every district from Hawaii to Kauai.
And all this in direct violation of
A bill is now before the Assembly
which is intended to provide a
remedy for this state of things, but
only partially. It makes it unlaw
ful for any one to import, or enter
wines or spirits at the Custom House,
without having a license to sell the
same. But the main trouble after
all, consists in the fact that Section
20 of Chapter 41 of the Penal Code,
which provides that, " Any person
" vending spirituous liquors without
" having previously obtained a li
" cense, shall be fined 8500, and
"maybe imprisoned at hard labor
" not exceeding six months," is
daily and notoriously violated, in
cvcry.district of these Islands, nnd
with impunity. Who is to blame
for this outrageous state of things?
Mit. E. 1 Adams will sell to-day
nt. 12 noon, at Brewer's wharf , 200
bales of California hay. At 11 a. m.
will be sold a huge lot of ship stores
from steamer Monarch.
Sai Accidrst. We regret to
have to announce the death, at about
8 o'clock last evening, of Captain
Hope, ofll.B.M's S. Champion, the
result of a fall from his horse, somo
six hours previously. The Captain
had just mounted with the intention
of visiting the races, when the ani
mal reared violently and fell over
backward, his rider falling with
great force and striking on the back
of his head. He was unconscious
up to the moment of death.
Twenty-two arrests yesterday for
drunk and fast riding.
The holiday was generally kept by
everybody except the Chinese and
the horses places of business being
closed, and the majority of people
going out of town to tho races.
Bunting was profusely displayed on
ship and shore, tho Champion being
'conspicuously decorated, and salutes
The steamers Likclikc, Twulani,
Kilauca lion and Luhua will leave
nt '1 . in., and C. R. Bishop at 5,
NOTICE Tho British Steamship
Bothwoll Castle, Capt. Thom
son, will commence discharging on
Tuesday, Juno 13th, 1882. Con
signees will please enter their goods
nt the Custom Houso without delay
and call nt tho olllco of the under
signed, pay freight und rceeivo their
o rd era. All merchandise when laud
ed on the wharf will bo at tho mk
of the owners thereof.
II. Ilaokfald & Co.,
114 3t Agents.
ONSIGNEES' NOTICE The
bark Edward May, from Liver
pool, will commence unloading to
morrow, consignees arc requested to
pay their freight nnd rcciivo orders.
U. W. MAOi'Altl.ANK & CO.,
. Kamchamoha Say.
The following are tho figurcB at
the Races yesterday:
Leahi Cup, won by Nigger, in
Regent's Plate, first heat, by
Standford Colt, 1.48 J.
Reciprocity Plate, Thomas II.
withdrawn ; Coquette ran against
Park Cup, by Unknown in 1.23.
Decorated, and named Governor
Express Cup, by Dolly, in JJ.fllJ.
Pony Unco Cup, by Why Not, in
Ksvmchamehn Plato, by Oliver,
first and second heats, 2.34 nnd
2.55. Third nnd fourth heats, by
Coquette, in 2.3G and2.38; fifth,
by Oliver in 2.88.
Representative's Plate, won by
Garfield in 2.514;.
Kaiulani Cup, won by Stranger in
2.09; against time. Komping Girl
Donkey Race, won by Uluhun.
Prohibition vs. Temperance.
To the Editor op thk Bulletin,
Sin: Might I ask whether it is
possible for the Hawaiian Govern
ment to prohibit tho introduction of
wines nnd spirits into the Islands
without committing n serious breach
of nearly all tho treaties with foreign
powers which state to the effect that,
"No dttty shall bo placed upon
wines and spirits which shall be pro
hibitive." I understand the Chief
Justice snys we can prohibit the in
troduction of liquors; he may be
correct, but I consider that we
should commit a breach of, the
"Spirit of the Act" which would
cause much ill feeling.
Secondly, there is not a doubt
but that prohibition would increase
drunkenness; sly distilleries in
greater numbers than at present
would spring up, and men having to
drink on the sly, would make a
" bust" of it each time they had the
Thirdly, it would not decrease
Police expenses, but augment them.
The members of Parliament from
the various parts know how wholly
impossible it is even now to stop the
liquor trade, and obtain a verdict or
to catch a Chinaman distilling, as
they well know that nearly all the
Police, and many in higher positions,
taste the forbidden fruit and pro
nounce it good. To put down the
sale of liquor in these islauds, would
require an enormous police force,
and another body to watch the latter,
and then it would fail, unless harsh
measures such as no civilized cotin
try could tolerate were used. The
great secret of doing away with in
temperance should be by temperate
men, (temperate in speech and
thought, as well as eating and drink
ing) who are Christians, bringing
the beautiful nnd kind religion of
jurist uerore the eyes of the people,
organizing revivals, &c. But un
fortunately most of these things are
done by cither men intemperate in
speech, bigotted in action, nnd of a
designing turn of mind.
Re Mr. Eli Johnson, he has noted
intemporately. The fact of his sell
ing n book which tells everybody
how to mnke liquor ns good us they
have been in tho habit of pronounc
ing first class, will, lead to much
abuse. An intemperate individual
on tho other side of tho question
remarked to mo :
" I say, don't you think Johnson
is doiog a stroke for tho ring ? " to
which I replied, how ? " Don't you
see he gets up a claptrap ; sells his
books; tho Chinamen buy thorn,
make tho liquor, supply tho natives,
they die off and tho foreigners
come in for tho land. Do you twig ?
tho natives aro not dying off fast
enough, and this poison is to finish
them, and will do unless tho Hawai
ian people look out for their owi)
interests and not allow themselves to
bo further enslaved." I replied, I
really could not believe such a thing
was even dreamt of bv a Gentleman
of his standing. Tho party replied,
" well, l don't know what ho is. but
if I were to go mouching through
another man's premises, as ho stated
in mo aaiuraay jfrcas lie illu, and
appropriate bottk'B of sundries. I
should be called by a very disagrez
) Mr. P. C. Jones' idea of deterr
ing smuggling ia unique. What a
staff of fresh officers would be re
quired, and whnt splendid opportu
nities there would bo for tho natives
who have reduced deception to n
science under the unwise teaching of
their late pastors and mnsters, to
feather their nests I No ; we who
see the matter with impartial eyes
have come to the conclusion that a
license act for all the Islands would
be best. Natives who drink save
nothing now beyond n few dollars ;
when they hnvo that they have. &
"drunk." If there was a licensed
house thoy would never have enough
to get drunk on, nnd then it would
merely net as a stimulant. Where I
leave large quantities of liquor are
sold on the open I should more pro
purly say than on tho sly, nnd there
nrc several distilleries at work owned
by Chinamen near. It will be im
possible to put a stop to it while we
have such numbers of that bland and
childlike heathen Chinee, who takes
u deal of catching, and when caught
will in most cases get " sworn " out
of Iiis trouble. Another thing, the
Chinese arc now a " power " in the
realm, nnd they know it. It may be
thought by this letter that I nm an
advocate of dram-drinking, I may
say distinctly that I nm not, that I
hope to bo an abstainer to the end
of my days ; that I suffered from in
temperance terribly morally and
physically on one occasion, nnd re
solved with God's help to give up
tho pernicious habit, nnd that my
humble idea is 'that to put down in
temperance, Total abstaining so
cieties should bo got up in all parts
of the kingdom, combining, if re
quired, Sick and Burial clubs, and
that the Christian religion in many
parts of the islands should not be
allowed to nearly die out, as is the
case, but by its example do the
With respect to what I have writ
ten about Mr. Eli Johnson, it is only
what wns said to me, and I quote it
purposely to show him the weapons
lie has placed in his opponents'
hands. Most probably the gentle
man is an honest seeker after truth :
if so ho should not pi o vide his
enemies with tools against himself :
he perhaps has never had the felicity
of " getting tight," aiiilthe " suffer
ing a recovery," and thereby re
minds me of a man who, being very
drunk, was expostulated with on the
matter by a temperance lecturer.
The toper said, " Did you ever get
drunk?" " God forbid," replied the
T.L., "that I should allow the
beastly stuff to pollute my lips and
ruin my soul !" " Hie then hie
5'ou should not talk about a gentle
man you have not been introduced
to and know nothing about!" What
I mean by the above is thnkteraper
ance lecturers as a rule are (intem
perate in their language, not over
truthful in their reports, and will
stick at nothing to gain their own
ends. What wo want is less clap
trap and more Christianity.
GREAT Bargain For Sale Tho
premises lately occupied by G.
C. Beckloy, on Lilihii street; also
tho adjoining property with dwel
iug house on same. These places
are favorably situated and but a
short distance -from town. For fur
ther particulars apply to George C.
Something New, IS cents each, for sale
by J. W. Robertson & Co.
FIRE WOOD !
First quality of best flro wood
For Sale Cheap!
Elthor In cord wood or cut nnd split to
order. $ All wood delivered to
any part of the city without
Sond orders to
Enterprise Planing Mills.
71 12fWt street.
rpHE Hawaiian Journal, " Ko Ha-
.JL waii Pah Aina," owned and
edited by Kawainui Bros. ; has a
wcnldv edition of 3.200 coniis. and
is the best advertising medium. Of.
flco. No. 0 Merchant st. 1
. ..., ttkamamm,i:;-i iS&i
The bark Edward May, Jolmsoiij
from Liverpool, got on the reef off
Waiktld this morning, ot CJ o'clock,
but fortuuately backed off nbout 7.
SALE OF STORES.
Ex Steamer Monarch,
This Day, Tuesday,
At Brewer's Wharf,
At 11 a. ru.,
will be sold at public auction, the
following goods from the stmr
Tobacco, Beef, salt fish, pork, flour,
Beans, coffee, sugar, peper, lard,
Vinegar, lime iuice, 8 np, .
Condensed milk, tea, bread, rice,
Linseed meal, preserved potatoes,
Brooms, empty casks, lings,
&c, &c, &c.
t E. P. Adams, Auct'r.
Tuesday, June 13th
At 12 o'clock noon.
At Brewer's Wharf,
will bo sold, ex Forest Queen,
E. P. Adams, Auct'r.
WANTED, a live man with moder
ate capital, who Is both mer
chant and accountant, can hear of n
f;ood business opportunity bv address-'
uk C 1 D., liullctin ofllec. Principals
only. AH communications strictly con
WANTED a young Girl, to make her
self generally useful in the house
of a lady on Maui. For particulars en
quire afthe llawatlnn Hotel, Room No.
10, in the morning before 0:30. 07
WANTED, a quiet family carriage
horse, suitable for a lady to drlvo,
one which can be trusted for safety and
at the same time not a lnzy beast. Ad
dress P O Box 334 07
"VT OTICE. The undersigned is now
-L prepared to give lessons in Spanish
or French, and any othor foreign lan
guage, orally and scientifically, with the
most easy method to its perfect know
lebge, to young ladles at the Kinder
Garten School premises, Nuuanu Ave
nue, dally from 2 to .1 p.m.; and to
young men, nt the premises opposite
Queeu Emma's, from 'J to 10 p.m.
For particulars enquire therein, 02
F. 1). A. Marquez, Prof, of Langungos.
Trial Balance Paper.
A new lot just received by
J. W. HonEnrsoN & Co.
G. II. ROBERTSON,
Drayman best teams
In town. Telephone No. 05.
WILDER & Co.,
Gonoral Agents for the
Mutual Life Insurance Cq.
of New York,
The Largest, Safest and Most;"
Economical Life Insurance, Co.
in the world,
Cash assets, - - ovor '$90,000,000
For information concerning; the
Companymnd for rates of insurance
apply, to Wilukk & 'Cov, 'General
Agents i or J.. E. Wiseman, Solicit
ng Agent. ' 71
Honolulu Steam Planing Mills, Espla
Manufactures all kinds of Mouldings,
Brackets, Window Frames, Blinds,
Hashes, Doors, und all kinds of Wood
work finish. Turning, Scroll and Baud
Sawing. All kinds of Sawing and Plan
liu;, Morticing and Tennntlng.
OrderH promptly attended to and work
Kunmuteed. Orders from tho other Is?
lands solicited. 21
A new lot just received by
J. W. ItOUEUTSON '& Co.
ItfiMH iffffii I li Mill iii ii ii i HbiMnM&v.&MiXmm'M&j v&a&&8&&. ifc;i ,-.- tUki jLki&imkiOKi
Have just received '
Ex " Forest Queen,"
5r bblo G. G. K. F. Flour,
100 bbls Lime,
fiO cases medium brend,
10 cases coconnut taffy' ' "
JJ5 cases canned corn,
lQ.bbls coconnut oil,
1200 keg shooks,
20 cases light twist tobacco,
10 cases dark P. P. tobacco,.
C cases sowing machines,
20 cases boots,
5 coses American prints,
50 cases bluo mottled .soap,,
20 cases, wash blue, t
50 cases sardines,
50 cases olivo oil,
&o., &c, Ac.
For sale by
II. HACKFJSLD & Co.
June 12. . 113
1 Pin Jump-soat Rockaway,
nearly new nnd in perfect order, sult
nhlc for tauilly or hack business.
1 Largo Furniture Express Wagon,
has jast been thoroughly ewrhmilod
1 two-fioated Spring Wagon,
sound and in perfect waning order.
f Light Road Sulky,
fio9.bnusedhHt Ycry little and Is
in perfect order..
Also a few sitts of
New Single Harness.
Appljrntr C. E. Williams,. Jurnlture
Wnrerooms,, HI Frt street. 07 2w
WHAT RARE CHANCES!
Houses to Rent ! !
A beautiful honsu'on School at, near
Xuuanu st, with now furniture and
Kitchen utensils complete rent reason
able. , An elegant Cottage otu King st, ad
joining tno Reformatory.' School, nnd
neHrly opposite S. K. Haiti's residence.
A very comfortable home on Emma
st, suitable for n nice family.
A very choice dwelling on Punchbowl
st, opposite tho Queeu's KLospltal. All
the above residences! nroia splendid lo
cations, and' reasonable' in 'price; and
they will rent quick.
' A beautiful house and wounds to sell
on Beretanla st, next to W. It. Castle's
residence; house new, contains 10 rooms,,
with all modern improvements. Ancwly
built cottage on Perisacolu st, .opposite
MK HnsalngcrM residence,, to sell cheap.
2 lots adjoining, fronting-on Beretanla
st, and running Back to Kittau st; sup
erior lots for building purpows's. To sell
at once at a. reasonable prine.,
' 25 acres of ground on uunnnu Volley,.
1 milo above the Ice House, known as
the old McKcugue Plantation. , Ground
and bulldlux'to leus'o'or, sells good fenco
etc. Kcntal $850 a year ; sail for 83,G0O
on easy terms " " ' '
i Several good leases teBOlIi around:
Honolulu, uudpthcr housss,, cottages,,
and rooms to rent.
JosKra E. Wimman,
t 27 Merchant strcot. 108 lw.
WANTED By a young man who IS.
thoroughly conversant ln.EugllRh,.
Fronch, Spanish, Portuguese Japanese
nnd Chinese languages, a, position as
Book-keeper; Clerk or interpreter..
Apply to J. W. BOUKRTf on &. Co.. i3 im.
UNION FEKD COMPANY, A. W.,
Busu, Manager. Sco advertise-.
ment on other page, 28.
F .HORN, Practical (Joiifoctionor
Pastry Coolc.aiid Baker,
No. 71 Hotel st. Telephone 74. 59,
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