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"Vl'mAY PKB. Hi) 188,1.
THIS DAY'S DOINGS.
Ladies' Prayer Meeting at Fort St.
Churchy .t3 o'clock.
IniprovcdjOrcJcr of Hod Men, at
Morning .Star Lodge, K. of J. nt
Mtisicnl Society, 1'rncliec, 7 :00.
The roads of Honolulu seem to
attiaet no attention from members
of the Government. It is possible
Hint tlicy notice them, but they do
not show it by taking any sensible
action in the matter. Some months
ago vc were promised a road
scraper from California, and one was
stated by the Minister to have been
ordered. So far no sign of it lias
In tbc meanwhile nothing of" a
temporary nature is being done, and
the streets get dirtier and dirtier
every day. Wc are told by the Road
Supervisor that it is not worth while
doing any tiling temporal ily except
tilling up dangerous holes, nntil the
slrccts can bo made permanently.
This is vciy true, but a little
greater expedition in making
the streets permanently, would con
siderably lessen the just complaints
which arc so life just now. Just
think of the wear and tear to vehi
cles and tbc loss of time to freight
nnd passengers which the present
bad state of the roads causes. A
calculation has been made that it
takes something like 830,000 a year
to keep the public vehicles of the
town in repair. All this comes out
of the pockets of the people, and at
least half of it could be saved if the
roads were good.
Thciloss to the community in both
time and money which these badly
conditioned roads causes is cnor--mous,
nnd if it could be exactly as
sessed would probably reach 300,
000 a year. Now, if one-third of
this sum ivcre spent in keeping the
streets of the town in good condi
tion, just imagine lvlint splendid
streets wc should have.
The Ministry lake great credit to
themselves that tlicy don't permit
transfers, but they have another
duty besides preventing the misap
propriation of money they have to
spend their income to the greatest
advantage for the public.
"We learn fiom "Wednesday's
Gazette' that C. 1). Hinckley who
attempted to recover damages from
Drs. Fitch and Rodgcrs for alleged
improper treatment of a fractured
thigh bone, has been operated upon
in San Francisco and it has been
found thit the bone was prevented
fiom uniting by a piece of muscle
which had got between the fractured
cuds. It was proved by expert tes
timony on the trial, that this accident
was one which was liable to occur
nnd also that it was a condition for
which the attending physicians were
in no way responsible and which it
was moreover impossible for them to
discover at the time. "Wc congratu
late Drs. Fitch and Rodgcrs upon
this vindication of their professional
skill, and regret that they should
have been put to great trouble and
expense in a matter where it now
appears they were not to blame.
wednksdav, vkukua1iy 14.
Narauknllno, Aluwalunc, drunks,
forfeited bail $? each ; E. Pomroy
and F. Oeding, Hffrny, lined 85 nnd
81 costs each ; Uweloa, assault and
battery, fined $10 aud $3.20 costs;
1?, Taylor, drunk, fined 8f and SI
costs; Ii. Taylor, carrying a shing
shot, lined $10 and $1 costs, or in
default sentenced to 20 days' im
prisonment at hard labor; Kukoua,
gross cheat in 2nd degree, remanded
till the lRth; Ahlo, having opium in
possession. Defendant appears to be
a passenger on the steamer Hook,
bound for China; fined $100 and
sentenced to 21 hours' imprisonment
. at hard lubor, ; costs $1. iuu1 opium
confiscated to the Hawaiian Govern
ment; Kale, remanded from 13th,
fined $o and $1 costs; Iwabaauau,
remanded .from 43th, rc-rcmanded
to 17th; Kimokco, remanded from
13th, not. prof. ; Robert Dunn, as
sault with knife oil Jno. C. Wcndt,
master.. ok,,thcDakola,.,.nud his
daughter, found guilty and fined
$15 and 15 day's imprisonment at
hard labor,' costs $1.10; Nika and
Ki, drunks, remanded to the 15th;
, CIVIL CALEXDAll.
Ah Chow vs J. Kcau, action of
assumpsit for $200. No nppcaianco
for defendant; judgment for plain
tiff for $200 and $3.70 cost.
L. S. P. Gulcll vs II. S. Treglonn,
action of assumpsit for $200, con
tinued from 9th. Continued by
consent until 21st.
L. Kuntzo vs Oeding, continued
by consent to ltith.
THUltSDAV, KI'.nilVAItY 15.
C. II. Pomroy, drunk, forfeited
$C bail; G. Ilarrignn, drunk, fined
$7 and $1 costs; Lukcla, disoidcrly
conduct, sentenced to 15 days' im
prisonment at hard labor, costs $1.
Knluahinc, drunk, fined $5 nnd $1
costs ; Kinolnu (k) and Puu (w),
adultery, both defendants were fined
for the same offence on 2nd Febru
ary, 1883: Kinolau sentenced to 3
months' imprisonmentat hard labor,
costs $1 ; Puu fined $15 and $1 costs.
"W. MeCnbc, assault with knife,,
found not guilty and discharged;
Kukonn, remanded from 1-llh, found
guilty anil sentenced to GO days' im
prisonment at bard labor and costs
S).30; Win. Cruzc, remanded from
13th, sentenced to 10 days' hard
labor and costs $3 ; Nika nnd Ki,
remanded from 11th, forfeited bail
$G each; Akoni, assault and battery,
remanded from the 13th, rc-rcmand-crt
awaiting result of injuries.
The C. T. Hook left yesterday,
taking 33 passengers from hcic and
having 105 in transit.
local & General Items.
Query: how much mo.e was paid
forputting tip the new Palace wall
than it was offered to be done for?
"What wc want in this country is
not new laws, luil'thc more sliingcnt
enforcement of those already en
acted. Tin: Race programmes for the
Coronation races, to take place at
Kapiolani Park to-morrow, can now
be had at J. "W. Robertson & Co.'s.
On Wednesday night the State
dinner in Honor ,of the Coronation
was held at the Palace. The Minis
try, Supreme Court Judges, Nobles,
Diplomatic Corps and a few ofllcials
Tin: stern wheel steamer, " Road
Supervisor," will be launched nt 12
m. on Frhhty, the Kith inst. The
public arc hereby notified that this
steamer will ply between Wilder's
building and, the' Honolulu Planing
Mills, and. will carry freight and
passengers at greatly reduced rates.
The public were rather misled by
the wording of the advertisement
that appeared regarding the post
ponement of the illumination. The
three guns which arc to be fired arc
not to notify the postponement but
to notify tho evening when it will
Ont, of tho passengers by the C. T.
Hook as will bo seen in our Police
Court report is in jail. Another a
woman 60 tho Captain informed us,
was reported to hiin to havo been
sold for $500 and over. If this is
true it is a nice state of tilings to
have occurred in a country pretend
ing to be civilized,
Tin: Streets around the" Pnlaco
wcio crowded on Wednesday night
by those who were anxious to ace tho
illuminations. After u while about
8 o'clock it began to -be whispered
about that there was to bo no illumi
nation that night. A number went
home but the groat majority stayed
behind to witness some amateur
performances in tho streets. Notice
able among theso were two boys
under '11 iu appeiuun.ee. liy ami
I . . I .. .V 1" ?Q . I i, I 111'
bye a policeman came along nnd told
them to stop nnd go home, lie was
promptly obeyed but about n hun
dred lingcicd, nnd after he hud.gonc
away, stalled in again.
Tur.itr. has been so much rain that
the greater part of Kaumana street
'isflo6il6d. Yesterday "about lialfT
dozen little boys .might havo been
seen paddling about, in the pond'
thus formed, on boards and using
other boards ns onrs. This is what
wc will nil havo to coma to if some
means arc not taken of draining
storm water from the streets.
. . .
Somi: Chinese merchants had or
dered quantities of liquor from
China before the passing of the new
liquor law. As they had ordered it
in ignorance of tho law before it was
passed they were helped out of their
difficulty by others who had impoi t
ing licenses. Still, however, these
same Chinese merchants, since the
passage of the law, have ordered
more liquor, and now they have
again evaded the penalties by getting'
others to pass their entries.
Tin: conduct of the Minister of
Finance has been many times de
grading ,to the high office which he
holds. Especially' was this the case
at the luncheon after thei unveiling
of the statue. His fellow .Ministers
at last became sensible of thcodium
which he was bringing on them aild'
remonstrated in such a manner that
we believe wc are conect in slating
that his resignation or dismissal will
shortly be officially announced. If
this indeed bo true, the Ministry arc
to be congratulated on having taken
a manly and independent stand at
Tin: delegates from the different
districts who were appointed to at
tend the Coronation were rather
shabbily treated. They expected to
be presented to His Majesty imme
diately after the ceremony, but were
not. They were told by the official
whose business it was to come next
morning at !). They came and were
told to come again in the afternoon.
They came again and wcio told to
come at 1 o'clock next day. This
was the daj' of the unveiling of the
Kamcliameha Statute) and of course
they were not presented. They then
held an indignation meeting and
sharply criticized that officials ac
tion who led them such a dance.
That is the story ns we have heard
Correspondence is sMicitcd on Hie top.
ics of llii; duy, or what may, become so.
"Wc reserve tho right to excise purely
"Wc do not hold ourselves responsible
for-tho opinions expressed by our cor
teachers and teaching.
Enrroit Bulletin: Please allow
me iMittlo ''space in your paper to
express my pleasure and satisfaction
villi a sentence in the Aiifliam
Church Chronicle. The sentence
to which I refer is in the " Reading
Lesson," and runs thus, "The pro
gress of the children depends quite
as much on tho disposition of the
teacher as upon the methods used."
This is undoubtedly true, although
too often ignored in considering the
essential qualifications of teachers.
I believe as much in, teachers being'
qualified for thefr profession by
tegular and thorough training as iu
doctors, lawyers and clergymen be
ing prepared for their respective
professions by special instruction
and training iu the various branches
of their particular lines ; but I also
belicvo that training only will not
make a successful teacher. A know
ledge of methods and measures docs
not make a man kind and .sympathe
tic and patient and firm nnd enthusi
astic, and these qualities arc essen
tial to tho success of any nnd every
teacher. In other words, a teacher
who lacks the "disposition" which
secures tho affection and confidence
of his pupils will never achieve great
success iu teaching. Pati:ic.
Kmrou Bui.i.i:tix: May I ask
you whether in any country in tho
world a "Koyal" Highness enn be
created,- If you cannot answer your
self , will you priuyjjlu .'" y' W?IK,
DILLINGHAM. & COST; J 3
BULLETIN OF NEW GOODS!
Just received ex " Aubtralla " nnd " Ella " from Now York nnd
. 'V. lVV ' , '.I
Cnnlitgo Lamps a large riiilcty of the bet Aincrlcnn make.
Wiie Omuo, Door Mats, Culling Nippers,
Trowel, Hnwst, Hhcnvcs nnd Shenrs.
Hoyal Cement, for mending crockery.
ShlpAugcis, Hill, Door UolK Spur Pinna,
llullcy's l'lnncs, Locks, Rules.
Plows, Whip Leslies, SCALES-
. mid Novelties !
-"r , tt f- 'I
Reciprocity Relations Rather Revivifying
i j . i , i (
1 " ' l ' Between thcllawnilifn Ilnnd4 and the United States, nnd r '
between the Hnwnilim Islands and ' ""
J. E. WISEMAW, ' '.V",,,,
Eeal Estate Broker, Employment Agent and General ' '
Oniee,J27 Mcicliant slrcct, - Hawaiian Gazette Block.-
The only recognized Heal Eslntc Broker in tho Kingdom. ' ' '
Land and properly for sale in'nll puts of Honolulu and tho various Iiandis.
Houses tojcaee and rqnt in Honolulu and suburbs.
Booms to rcuten suite or single, throughout Honolulu.
read little paper and perhaps, some
one else will be able to solve" "my
question. Yours, IIkkald.
Tho above will explain itself.
Perhaps one of our readers' can au
svicr Herald. Ed.
new south wales.
When Parliament assembled after
the elections, Sir Henry Parkcs
announced that at the close of the
proceedings of that day he would,
on behalf, of himself and his col
leagues, tender their resignations to
his Excellency the Governor. This
he did, and Mr. Alexander Stuart
was entrusted with the task of form
ing an Administration. On the next
day but one Mr. Stuart was able to
inform the Governor that lie bad suc
ceeded in forming a Government.
The lighting of tbc Circular Quay
by the Brush -arc electric light was
very successfully inaugurated on
January 1. At 8 o'clock the con
nection was made and the engine
started, and in few moments all the
lamps, from Fort Macquuric to the
Mariners' Church, were in full
swing, npd sending forth such floods
of light as never been seen iu the
vicinity after daylight before.
Disputes about the boundaiies of
South Australia with Queensland
and Victoria nrc in process of
Sir William1 Francis Uriunmond
Jervois, the new Governor of New
Zeidiind, received, a 'cordial reception
on his landing at Wellington on the
20th of January.
The "native difficulty" is slowly
working, .towards a solution which
will be the best for both races.
Mr. Archibald' Douglas, l a settler
near Auckland, asserts that he 'has
discovered diamonds in a locality at
present not iniulohnown, but within,
it is stated, 100 miles of Auckland.
Mr. Douglas brought the crystals
into Auckland, and submitted them
to Mr. Courtney, a returned diamond
miner from South Africa. Mr. Court
ney reported thattlic greater number
of the stones were white carbon iu
the process of formation into dia
monds, butdhat Bomo of tho stones
submitted wcio undoubtedly dia
monds. Mr. Douglas stated bis
willingness to be one of the party to
prospect the land, which is private
property. The diamonds, it is
stated, were found near an old
volcano, No doubt tho lmul will bo
prospected shortly when it will bo
definitely 1 nbccrtMiucrt, , whether dia
monds esistitucrc, or not. ' v'4..
in 7Vmn ftnnrta f
. v i- "r -tw -t
A RESPECTABLE WOMAN1, who,
understands children, is 'a good'
nurse nnd sctimstrcss, wishes n situation
in u privnte.faniily immediately.
Apply to J. E. Wiskmax,
32.) lw ' Ocnernl Btisiness Agcnf.
of J. AV .
jm iLiNii -imvinf? n copy
Kauwnhl' "PormiBook" to rtis-
poc of, will find n purchaser by. sending
word to ' '
803 tf J.'W. ROBEUTBOy & Co. .'
Situation .Wanted, "
A YOUNG GERMAN, lately return
ed to these Islands, wishes a sitiin-,
tion .ns Overseer, or possibly as' Head
Overseer on some Plantation. Ilns'nctcd
in both capacities for a numbenof year's
and is prepared to.givc the ,bcst of reference-!.
Spcnks besides his ounlnngu.
ape, English, Spanisli and Hawaiian.
Parties wishing to confer may plcaso
cull or address "A.M.. German, euro of
Honolulu, Tub. 13, 1883. 324 lw.
A PEW GENTLEMEN can be nccom.
modatcil with Board at a private
Houc, in a lespcctnble neighborhood,
and within 5 minutes of the Post Office.
For particulars apply at tho Bulletin
Office. & 3io im
STRANGERS will find a '
at lib Nuunnu Avenue. Rooms furnish
ed single or suite, at moderate charges.
300 0m MRS.-J.T. WHITE
A FEW SHARES OF STOCK of
IColon Huprnr Co.
WILLIAM O. SMITH.
Feb. 14, 1883. SU Si,
For Male. '. ,
18 months old.
For particulars npnlvto
'n A TviTrntm '
At Mncfarlnno & Co., '
PARTIES having Claims j
iur 1IAM.U1E TO liOODS Uy
ennyof the vessels of the
Oceanic S. S. Co's Line,,
nuift file such claims previous to tho
sailing of tlic vessels from this portjor
they will he debarred. , , .
WM. G, IRWIN & Co., ,
322 flt Agcnls'OccnnicS. s. Lfne.
Iheiuby give nolico that I
ill not ho resnouslblu for miv
debts contracted by tho crew
of tho shin GcttvBburt'. whilo
111 t!ll 1)01 1.
JAS, S. THEOBALD,
Master of ship Gettysburg.
Honolulu, Fob. 14th, 1883. 324 8t
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YONS Si LEVEY,
JLi Auctioneers and General
Bcaycr Block, Queen st., . . Honolulu.
Hales of Furniture, Slock, Real Estalo
and General Merchandise promptly at
tended to. -f
Holo Agents for American and Euro. '
pean merohnndibc. 318
$3" A lino selection of Ladles' Satip
Corsets can bo lind at' the Honolulu
Clothing (Emporium of A.'M.'MblmuI
H Jfort Street, 7W,U
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