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r'MiHl; Willi. aHibHimiMHT
HTMl VNDKIWIGNHD have foimcd
X ti copartnership umlei tlio Hun
uamo of " SPBEUKELS & Co." for the
purpo-m of parrying on a general bank,
lug and exchange buMue-H at Honolulu,
and such oilier place In (he Hawaiian
Kingdom ns may In deemed advisable
(Slmiwl) CLAUS Hl'uEOKEl.S.
Win. G. IRWIN.
" P. P. LOW.
Honolulu, Jan. 14th, 1881.
Referring In the above we beg to in
form the biiblmrw public Ihal we un
prepared lo make loan?, discount nppiov.
cd notes, and pin chase exchange at tlie
best current late. Our arrangements
tor cllinir echnni:e on tlio principal
points in the United States, Europe,
China, Japan and Australia are being
made, and when perfected, due notice
will he glvUu. We shall also be prepared
to receive deposits on open account,
make collections, and conduct a general
banking and exchnnee business.
(110 limb (signed) SlMtECKHLS & Co.
BISHOP & Co., BANKERS,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands,
Draw Exchange on Hie
Otvnlc ol' OtUiibrnin, S. X
And their agents in
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Messrs. N, SI. Rothschild &.S011, London.
The Comincrciiil Bank Co., oT Sydney,
The Commercial Hank Co., of Sydney,
The Bank of New Zealand: Auckland,
Christchurch, and Wellington.
The Bank ',of British Columbia, Vic
loria, B. C. and Portland, Or.
Transact a General Banking lhiMncs.
. 009 ly 1)
Pledged to neither Sect nor l'rty,
Bat established for the benefit of all .
MONDAY, MAY 5, 1884.-
' THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Baud, Emma Square, 7:30.
Algaroba Lodge, I.O.G.T., 7 :.'J0.
Harmony Lodge, I.O.O.F., 7:00.
Book-keeping class Y- M. C. A.
THE HAWAIIAN COINAGE.
ITS ACTUAL VAI.UK.
Oiir new born friend, the J)uily
Hawaiian has already become
infected with the prevailing dis
ease of the country, one of the
syintoms of which is a desire, to en
lighten the public upon the
subject of the National currency,
and the whys and wherefores of the
rise and fall of exchange. The -infant
has a mild attack, however, and
with vigorous treatment, begun in
time, we hope it may survive. A
nice little story is told, in last Fri
day's issue, about Mr. C. E. Wil
liams going into the Bank of California
and producing Slf0 worth of our
silver certificates, which the teller told
him were worth 9f cents on the
dollar; on the basis of which the
Hawaiian jumps .at the conclusion
that, as the certificates rcpresnted
silver, the silver itself was worth J).1)
cents on the dollar. This looks plau
sible enough, hut we do not know
the date or circumstances of the
transaction. The Bank of California
is the agent of Bishop &. Co., arid
they may have been willing to take
the risk of accepting the certificates
at 95 cents, forwarding them to the
Honolulu house, where they would
be worth 100 cents, and making the
five per cent, less the then cost of
exchange. But what the Bank of
California may or may not have
said about what they would give for
150 worth of silver certificates has
nothing to do with what Hawaiian
coin is worth. There is no need of
there being any doubt as to the
value of the coin, it is simply a
m'atter of computation from fixed
The following is made up from the
tables of the U. S. Mint, and shows
the exact real value of the several U.
S. silver coins. The Hawaiian coin-
age is on a similar basis :
1 1 & I -a
v "" S " - ?- "5 "' a
i X "-"lb, rt
S 2 .3 S .3 "3 a W ti
2 3 .sP'" " os s
3 s '3 "3 - "2 d
a i 5 Ss 1 g
$1 900 a71.2."i2 41.25 412.502 .00002
4 900 173.01 10.29 102.00 .42088
i 900 80.805 0.045 00.45 .21814
1 10 900 114.722 11.858 118.58 .08117
For value in San Francisco deduct
2A per cent.
IJrom this its appears that a Ila
'waiian 81 coin has .90 cents worth of
wfy$lver in it, and that $1 in half
Ky&fcdollars, fl,mr'crs or dunes contain
ffpnt 84 cents worth of silver.
h sBut although a Hawaiian Dollar has
90 cents worth of silver in it, it can
miiiini ;ij!iiJl IJMLl
not be sold for 90 cents in San
Francisco, any more than a handful!
of quartz containing 90 cents wovth
of silver is worth that amount. It
is worth 90 cents, less the mint
charge of refining, which is 1A per
oent. It costs 1 per cent, for freight
and insurance on tlio coin from here
to San Francisco. A Hawaiian Dol
lar is therefore worth to a Honolulu
debtor who wishes to pay a San
Francisco creditor, in coin, 90 cents
less cost of transportation 1 per
cent., less cost of putting it in a
marketable condition 1 per cent.,
or 87.V cents. The other denomina
tions, by a similar computation are
worth 81-A cents on the dollar.
The question may be asked, if
Hawaiian coin is of the same weight
and liticncss witli IT. S. coin, why
should it not pass for the same?
The answer is simply this: The
American Congress has seen fit to
make a law that 90 cents worth of
silver stamped in a certain vyay shall
be' called, and shall pass for SI ; and
that -12 cents worth of silver simi
larly stamped shall pass for, and be
called a half dollar. The same
amount of silver stamped in any
other way is therefore good for us
more, aijd is worth only that amount
less the cost of changing it into the
The largest and handsomest mem
ber is the Honorable Noble Paul
One o'clock sessions admit of
Noble Macfarlane's having break
fast before attending.
President Rhodes presides over
the House in a masterly manner
without fear or favor.
"Why is the Saturday Press like
the "Report of the Minister of Fi
nance? Because its full of Gibson.
During the debate on the Corpora
tion Act last Saturday, Noble Wide
mann talked a good deal but didn't
The Finance Committee begau
work in earnest to-day. The At
torney General's department is first
honored. Prepare for develop
The only ones who have not
spoken on the floor, to date, are
Nobles Kuihelani, Bush, Kanoa,
Parker, Martin and Kaae.
There is a standing bet of ten dol
lars? that Mr. Kamakele can produce
the greatest number of petitions,
with the most signatures, of any
man in tiie House.
Why is the Report of the Minister
of the Interior like the Attorney
General? Because its lame.
Why is it like Governor Dominis?
Because its thin and says but little.
Why is it like John Lot Kaulukour
Because what it does say doesn't
amount to anything.
Why is it like E. K. Jiiliknlnni?
Because its flat.
A FAIR THAT WILL BE " FAIR."
It is undoubtedly true that Fairs
have been brought into considerable
disrepute, in some places by the unfair
device of the Fair ones by whom
they are gotten up and managed. No
objection of this kind can be urged
against this J library Fair. A Fair
valuation will be placed on all goods
and they will be sold so far as pos
sible at the same prices at which they
can be purchased at retail at the
stores. No one who patronizes this
Fair will receive any unfair treatment
or have any reason to complain of
having Fared badly.
THE SATURDAY PRESS AND MR.
The lurid phenomenon who inspires
the editorials of the Saturday Press
should have Mr. Gibson's life in
sured forthwith. To be sure the law
does not allow a person to insure
another's life unless he haB an in
terest in the insured ; but we think
that the Press has' a larger insurable
iuterest in the life of the aforesaid
thau any other man, woman or child
in existence. We sadly fear that
were Mr. Gibson to be removed
from the scenes which are won't
to be made glad by his presence,
that the Saturday Press would
scarce survive to mourn his loss.
We all know that Mr. Gibson is a
gay deceiver ; that he has no more
principal than a hawk in a hen roost,
and that lie is not to bo trusted
further than yon can fling a bull by
the tail; but what of it!
If you catch him stealing your
chickens, neighbor, givo him iits,
and we will shout "haul in" and do
our bout to help you put him in tho
lock-up. Bui if you arc going to
kill him, take a rapier, not a blud-
gcon. It is as effective and a great
Monday, May 5.
The House assembled at 1 i m.
After prayer by the Chaplain, the
Secretary read the minutes of Sat
urday's proceedings, which were
Petitions being in order, Mr. Ka
makele presented one from Makawao,
that employers be prohibited from
imprisoning their employees when
absent from sickness or any other
pilikia. Referred to Judiciary Com
mittee. Mr. Kancalii, a petition from Wai
luku, that all fathers having four or
more children be exempt from school
tax. Laid on table.
Mr. Pilipo, a petition from Molo
kai,' which had been handed to him,
that the election of Messrs. Kupihca
and Nakaleka, as representatives
from Molokai, be void, for the fol
lowing reasons :
First That a number of aliens,
not subjects, were allowed to vote.
Second. That the inspectors had
allowed to vote a person committed
Third. That persons notduly qua
lified on tho lists were allowed to
vote. Referred to Judiciary Com
mittee. Mr. Kauwila, that no fees be
charged parents who send their
children to English schools. Re
ferred to Education Committee.
Mr. Pilipo, that patients in Kakaa
ko be kept there and receive treat
ment and not be sent to Kalawao.
Referred to Sanitary Committee.
Mr. Nakaleka, that the regular
police on Molokai be increased to
eight. Laid on table.
Mr. Kauwila, that persons affected
with leprosy be allowed to reniain in
their district, and be treated by their
Mr. Nahinu, that a suitable hos
pital be elected in South Kona. Re
ferred to Sanitary Committee.
Mr. Kupihea, that a foreign doc
tor be appointed for the Island of
Molokai. Referred to Sanitary Com
mittee. Also that the Government
do dig two wells on Molokai for
which an appropriation was made
last session. Referred to Committee
on Public Lands. Also that wharves
and bridges be Uuilts at different
places on Molokai. No reports being
presented from the various Com
mittees : resolutions were in order.
Mr. Kauhane, presented a resolu
tion that an item of $7,000 be in
serted for improving the roads dis
trict of Kau as follows :
$3,000 for roads in district of
Punaluu, and $4,000 for roads in
other districts. Laid on table.
Mr. Kaunamano, a resolution to
introduced an Act to amend Section
1 Chapter 90 Penal Code.
Mr. Pilipo, a-resolution to insert
the following items in Appropriation'
$2,100 for improving landiugs,
and $2,500 for improving roads,
North Kona. ' Referred to Com
mittee on Government Lands.
Mr. Nahinu, that the following
items be inserted in Appropriation
$1000 for improving and deepen
ing landing at Hookena.
$500 for improving and deepening
landing at Napoopoo.
$500 for improving and deepening
landing at Hoopuloa.
Referred to Committee on Govern
Mr. Kaunamano, a resolulioruthat
tliis House take a recess of two
weeks, to meet again at 10 o'clock
May 1 9th. In support of his reso
lution, the hon member said he
thought it would curtail the expen
ses, as they were only having very
Bhort sessions, and the expenses
were going on just tlio same. It
would give the Committees planty of
Mr. Kauhane, doubted whether
it would be economy to adjourn for
Mr. Aholo was on favor of the
resolution for the sake of tlio Fi
nance Committee, who ought to do
their work proporly. He read the
duties of the Committee on Finance,
and thought they had a great deal
Mr-G. Brown, ns Chairman of
tho Commitlco on Finance, sakTthc
committee had plenty of time, if they
wanted more they would ask for it.
The true inwardness of the resolu
tion is that certain legal gentlemen
wanted to attend the Circuit Court
Mr. Smith spoke in favor of the
adjournment, no said there were
other committees who needed lime
besides the Finance Committee.
Mr. Aholo said ho for one did not
intend to go to Hilo.
Mr. Kaunamano said he introduced
the bill so as to give the Finance
Committee plenty of time. The
newspapers have stated certain facts
and I want a full investigation.
On a vote being taken the resolu
tion was lost.
A post-mortem was held on May
3rd, on board the stmr. Iwalani on
the body of Aia (native) by Dr.
Walters, cause of death was, Pulmo
nary Tuberculosis, accompained by
heart-disease. Deceased was 2G
years old, his body arrived yesterday
Daily Hum.rtix Office.
ONE or two Intelligent HOYS (while
preferred), for ihc printing busi
ness. Apply Dati,y Bulletin Olllce.
A SITUATION, by an cldcrlv woman,
as NURSE, or HOUSEKEEPER.
Address M. C. olllce of this pnper.
AND WOMAN wauled as
servants, at 5!j Emma
AT THE WHIRLIGIG on Saturday
last, TWO GOLD BRACELETS.
The owners can have the same hy des
cribing them, paying the cost of this
notice, and applying to A. Hassclhieng,
ut the WHIRLIGIG. 705 It
TO LET at the ELEGANTLY FUR
X NISHED LODGING HOUSE
known as the
118 Nuuauu Avenue, above Beretania
Street, also, some COTTAGE ROOMS.
Apply on the premises to
705 tf Mrs. J. T. WHITE, Propiictoress.
' Co. Partnership Notice.
rpiIE UNDERSIGNED have this day
A. formed a Partnership in Laupa
hoehoe, Hawaii, for the purpose of
curying on a general Merchandise Store
under the name of .1. D. Fraser & Co.
J. D. ERASER.
E. W. BARNARD.
May 1st, 1884. 704 8t
tROM AND AFTER THIS DATE,
No Licensed Hacks
will be permitted to occupy the
in the front or rear of the
Without written permission from
Manager of said Hotel.
jggT All hacks violating this rule, espe
cially after 10 o'clock, will be prosecuted
GEO. II. FASSETT,
Honolulu, May 1, 1884. 704 lm
rp FIE UNDERSIGNED HAVING
LEASED THE RIGHT
to occupy the
(Hawaiian Hotel Hack Stand,
Will, in future, place a sufllcient
number of Carriages on said stand to
meet the requirements of tlio
HOTPL GUES rJ? S.
HAWAIIAN HOTEL CARRIAGE CO.
Honolulu, May 1, 1881. 701 lm
ON MAY 1st on the O. S. S. Co's
ivharf, a GOLD BRACELET.
The owner can have same hy describing
it and paying cost of advertisement,
and applying to,
II. J. NOLTE,
703 3t Bonvor Saloon,
Ex Rr. hark Sir Win. Wallace, '
For Sale in quantities to suit
WILDER & CO.
Notice of RuiiMal
PUCE OF BUSINESS
1. 58 Queen Street,
Next door to W. G. Irwin & Co.
Thanking the Public for their liberal
patronage dining the past seventeen
years, they will do their best to retain
the same at t heir new store. .
A great number of my eujrtimcrs hav
ing made enquiries after more or tboio
Easter Citron Bis
I will furnish a small supply
.At fi p. m.,
AND SUNDAY MORNING.
ESTPlcnso leave oidcis not later
than 12 noon every Saturday
AT F. HORN'S
Steam Candy Factory and Bakery,
702 Hotel street. lm
J.ai.OATdt CO.. NAlMrAKEIlK,
Loft in A. P. Cookes New Fire-Proof
Building, foot of Nuuanu Street.
Honolulu, II. 1.
Flag- of all description-, made and
repaired. ly b
A new and full Line ul Amtrnlitin
Saddles & Bridles,
'C51 lm b A. S. OLEGHOKX & Co.
A DIVIDEND of Three Dollais per
share IS NOW PAYABLE
to the shareholders of tho Hawaiian Car
riago Manufacturers Company, Limited,
at their office No. 70 Queen btreet.
E. G. SCIIUMAN,
Secretary & Treasurer.
TV YOUR HORSE IS SICK or LAME,
JL or anv way out of order, call on A
T. BAKB'lt, at Capt. J, O. Clunoy's Ma
ble-i, comer of Queen & Punohbowl sts
JSJrBrcuking horses to saddle or car
riago a specialty. 420 ly
W'E THE UNDERSIGNED warn
people against advancing
monoy ou Draft, No. 248 and dated Feb
ruary 7lli, 1884, drawn on Messrs. G. W.
Macfarlano & Co. in our favor, by J. H.
Soper, manager of Ookala Sugar Co.,
for the Amount of $100.
007 lw CHUNG LEE & CO.
DIVIDEND of Paia Plantation of
5 nerbhare on Slav 1st. at the
Castli: & Cookk Agents.
MR. PHIL OPFERGELT has this day
been admitted as a partner of our
E. IIOFKBOIlLAItClKU & Co.
Honolulu, May 1st, 1884. 702 2t
,T?OIl GENTLESIEN ONLY. Apply
IT to SIRS. TURNER, 82 King Street,
'nearly opposite the Windsor RoManrrtnt,
000 ly b
. M. CrvOWI,KY. It. ItABTIK
78Kinr,Si. m i 78 King St.
(Oppoi.Ui; Whitman & Wright.)
Just Received Superb Covering and
Parlor Sets, etc., etc.
Cheaper Thau Ever ! ! !
tSTCu II and see our Goods and our will
buy dlrcot from the Makers, as we. are
in Business in Honolulu and defy Con
tradiction on this point.
Kepuirinp;, Recovering niitl
"IJOBTO' ami "CIIAIjIiKXtti: "
Vot. to le SSvii'iuiHHetl
Crowley & Co.
78 King Si reel.
To Planters & Others
30 HF'i-Bie Larg-e
Apply lo .P. . Howseti,
or IB. A. Itvnkaw,
088 tf Queen Street.
The California Produce
and Fro vn ion Co.
respectfully notify the Public that they
have established themselves at
73 Hotel Street Honolulu,
in part of the premises occupied by
Sresovicli G-ray & Co.
Where can be found a complete
IPvocliice unci Groceries,
which will be sold at lowest market
Telephone, No. 274. P. 0. Box, 120.
Address all orders and communications
070 3m Z. K. SIYERS Sfanager.
Eastern Pine Sngrar Kegs,
In Shooks or Set up, also
Eastern Pine Barrels for
Hoops Iron f, , lin., 2 1-1C, 2 x li,
For Sale by
030 3m b J. H. BRUNS, Senior.
FOR SALE, in order to retire from
the Photograph Business, nvy Gallery
The largest ami best on the island In
perfect iiinning oider, with first class
instruments, doing a good business,
situated in the best business location in
the City of Honolulu. Rooms huge and
convenient, with one good N. E. Sky.
light and hide light. Al9ut1000 paving
registered Negatives, very raie, and not
easy ;o be got. Celebrated Views of all
parts of. the Inlands, Hawaiians in all
their ancient costumes; also the only
Complete Views of tho Volcano mid
Lava Hows. With a lease of three and
half years, lent very low and a good
supply of water. Will sell for five
thousand dollars part to ho paid In cash
and a part with a good secuilty Best
ehancecver offered as there is but one
Gallery besido this on the whole Group
of Islands For full particulars
Apply; to J. E. WISEMAN,
General Business Agent,
or A. SIONTANO,
Corner Fort and King Streets, Honolulu.
FOUR FINE BUILDING
LOTS at Piinahou, Honolulu,
lvinir between tlm nrmnlsi'sinf
Sir. B. F. Dillingham and SIcssis. Gra
ham and Foster. Two of there lots havo
each a frontage of 100 feet on Beretania
Street and a depth of S00 feet, and two
have each a frontage of 102. 7 feet on
Bingham Street and a depth of 27C feet.
These four lots ndfoiu each other and
will be sold either separately or as a
Apply to J. SI. SlONSAllRAT,
B7tf No. 27 Merchant fitrwat.
THAT DESIRABLE and neatly lo
catcd Store and Premises Lincoln
Block King Street. This Firo Proof
Brick Building recently finished la one
of the finest in tlio city of Honolulu.
Gas Pipes and Patent Water Closets and
everything pertaining to modern im.
provements throughout tho building.
The upper pait of premises will bo lilted
up to buit Tenant either as a AV1110 houso
or for Household purposo3. A Private
cntranco also in tho rear fo premkes.
Apply to J." E. WISEMASI,
008 lw General Business Agent,