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AT A MEWING or II U Majesty'--Cabinet
Council held to-ihi.v 1 lit follow
Inp resolution was passed.
Kcaolvcd that the Minister of Finance
bo ami ho is hereby aulhoiied to ic
quirc tho payment of Customs duties in
United States Gold Coin aecoullng to
law on ami after the 1st day of June,
Minister of Finance.
Mav 10th, 1854.
Will be received at the Olllcc of the
Minister of the Interior until Wcdncs.
day, May 21st 1884, at 12 o'clock noon
for building tbo basement story of the
New Police Comt and Station Homo
Plans and Specifications can be -.ecu
and all necessary information obtained
upon application to the Interior Olllce.
A suitable bond, based upon the
amount of the Contract, will be required,
upon execution of the same, conditioned
for its faithful fulfilment.
All tenders must be endorsed, Tender
or Basement of now Police Com tBuild.
The Minister ol Interior docs not bind
himself to accept tfte lowest or any bid.
C1IAS. T. GULICK,
Ministei of the Intciior.
May 115th, 1884. 715 fit
HpiIE UNDERSIGNED have foimed
JL a copaitnership under the Arm
name of " SPRECKELS & Co." for the
purpose of carrying on a general bank
mgand exchange business at Honolulu,
and such other places in the Hawaiian
Kingdom as may be deemed advisable1
(Signed) CLAUS SPltECKELS.
" Wm. G. IRWIN.
F. F. LOW.
Honolulu, Jan. 14th, 1881.
Referring to the above wc bet; to in
form the business public that wc are
prepared to make loans, discount approv
ed notes, and purcbasc exchange at the
best current rates. 'Our arrangements
for selling exchange on the principal
points in the United States, Europe,
China, Japan and Australia arc being
made, and a hen perfected, due notice
will be given. We shall also be prepaied
to receive deposits on open account,
make collections, and conduct a genei.il
banking and exchange business.
OlO'tmh (signed) SPRECKELS & Co.
BISHOP & Co., BANKERS,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.
Draw Exchange on the
Bank ol Otililbniiu. S. IT.
And their agents in
NEW YORK. BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Messrs. N. M. Rothschild &Son, London.
The Commercial Bank Co.. of Sydney,
The Coinmeicial B.uik Co., of Sidney,
The Bank of New Zealand: Auckland,
Christclturch, and AVellington.
The Bank ol Biilish Columbia, 'Vic
toria, B. C. and Poitland, Or.
Transact a Gcneial Banking Business.
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TIIK IATI,Y BinMLFriX
cm lie hurt tiom
J. M. Oat, .lr , & Co Meichant st.
T. G. Thium Merchant M.
Pledged to neither Sect nor Party.
Bat established for the benefit of all .
MONDAY, MAY 10, 1881.
THIS EVENING'S DOINCS.
Bund, Emma Square, 7:30,
Algaroba -Lodge, I.O.G.T., 7:30.
Harmony Lodge, I.O.O.F., 7:30.
Book-keeping class Y- M. C. A.
DOUBT AND DISTRUST.
" Who almll decide when doctors disiiKinc-,
AndHonndcHr eauhlt-th douljtV"
Since the publication of the order
of Thursday la&t, in compliance with
a resolution passed at a meeting of
H. M.'s Cabinet Council, whereby
the Minister of Finance is authorised
to require the payment of custom
dues in U. S. gold coin on and after
the first day of June, there lias been
throughout the whole community a
great deal of argument and debate,
" and not a little apprehension and ir
ritation, both as to the cause and the
effect of this sudden arousing of a
sleeping ktw. In the street, in the
stores, in the merchants offices these
questions are discussed, and the old
proverb "so many men so many
minds" was never more thoroughly
justified. Various reasons are as
signed, various consequences antici
pated. Why, for instance, was tins
regulation sprung upon this city just
a few hours before the, departluo of
the mail steamer? Thus giving the
merchants vof Honolulu only those
few hours to make their arrange
ments with their foreign correspond
ents, and those of the other islands I
no oppoilunity to confer with their
agents here, or, for another foil
night, to communicate with their
outside correspondents. Hut amongst
all this distraction and doubt, this
variety of opinion and forecasts, one
unmistakable element is everywhere
observable. The one point on which
public opinion is unanimous, is dis
trust of the Ministry. Indeed, it is
Litis universal distrust which gives rise
to and lenders possible such a
variety of attempts at unravelling
what, ought not to he any mystery.
There is no community of feeling or
opinion, no freedom of intercouso or
interchange of ideas between the
Government, and the governed. No
one knows what His Majesty's Cab
inet Council may resolve next, or
why, what their policy may he, or if
indeed they have one. The Govern
ment and the people have long, to
use a military phrase, " lost touch."
No confidence, no common agree
ment as to objects to be sought, or
means to he adopted, exists or has
existed for at least two years.
There is a Chamber of Commerce
in this city, there ate able financiers
not a few who arc mcinbets of the
ChWmber and otlieis who are not
members, but in the Cabinet not
one. The gentleman who feigns his
name as Minister of Finance is not,
and his best friend or his worst
enemy, if he have one, will not so
far miscall him. The Minister of
Foreign Affairs, though he has ab
sorbed to himself all other powers
and offices in the State, has never
yet called himself a Minister of Fi
nance. The Minister of Interior
may be a sharp, clever accountant,
a tolerably effective book-k'eeper,
though in this capacity he has failed
egregiously. Where then is the
Minister who recommends and car
ries out commercial or financial
coups such as we have just seen, and
where then is the wonder that the
Government is distrusted, despised
by men capable of knowing the shal
lowness, helplessness, and therefore
blind obedience to unlawful external
influences, such as is supposed to
have been the motive power to this
THE APPROPRIATION OF SCHOOLS.
" Lust and a nrice and niifjci
Cieep In tlic lilnclc jungles of man's inoi
It is a fact, never to be forgotten
by him who would deal intelligently
with questions about our schools,
that public education is by no means
a matter of charity. Men have fre
quently failed to appreciate this fact,
and in consequence they have made
serious blunders. In many parts of
the Southern States of America the
public schools (established all too
late) were long known as the "poor
schools." The interest taken in
them aud the work done in them,
were such as might be expected as
the outcome of such an idea of their
mission. But the time came when
slaves were made men and voters in
those same localities. And now the
cry comes up from all of the South
for national aid for education. Nu
merous similar changes in public
sentiment could be cited. Experi
ence teaches men that ignorance is
the companion of passion, the insti
gator of lawlessness, the apologist of
violence, and the indispensable slave
No social convulsion of equal vio
lence with the emancipation and en
franchisement of the slaves of the
Southern States has taken place in
the Hawaiian Islands for many
years ; nor is any such thing at all
likely to occur. Yet Hawaii has her
point of contact with the same evil
the same enemy ignorance. A rela
tively large number of illiterate for
eigners arc coming here to make
their homes.. The property-owners
the tax-payers cannot afford to
have the children of such foreigneis
grow up in ignorance. The Board
of Education acted wisely in opening
the English schools to these children
free of charge, even though that
action seemed to involve the early
'abandonment of all tuition fees.
Practically no school at all for them
was the only alternative. And do
the people generally know that there
are not school facilities enough in
this kingdom to admit of the enforce
ment of the compulsory education
law? Do they know that children
are growing up utterly illiterate,
because there are no school accom
modations for them ? Just how great
the deficiency is, we do not know ;
probably the coming report of the
President of the I3oard of Education
will cast some light upon the subject.
Granted that such deficiency has
existed but a short time: unless
something is done, it will exist for a
long time. Granted that it is small :
it ought to be remedied at once. The
people most generally in favor as im
migrants arc a very piolific people.
The school population of the islands
could hardly be expected to decrease,
even if immigration were cnthcly
suspended. But it is not to be ex
pected that this immigration will bo
suspended during the next two
years. The government and the
opposition are agreed upon this
point. This makes an unusual in
crease of school facilities a matter of
self-protection, as well as a matter
of justice to those who come here
with the guarantee of free schools as
one condition of their coming. Do
these facts indicate that the appro
priation for schools for the next
biennial period should be less than
that for the period just past?
The apparent propriety of aban
doning the present system of tuition
fees has been hinted at incidentally.
Given the fact that the English
schools arc free to Germans and
Portuguese, it is hard to argue in
in favor of continuing to charge
Hawaiians for tuition. If this source
of schools revenue be given up, the
appropriation for schools should be
correspondingly increased. How the
proper work of tho next two years
can be accomplished with a dimin
ished appropriation does not fully
appear to the uninitiated. Again
we must look to the coming report
of the President of the Board of
Education. It is said that no Ha
waiian legislature ever passed a
niggardly appropriation for schools.
Let the present assembly follow the
worthy examples of its predecessors.
The kind of economy needed in
Hawaii at present consists rather in
judicious, than in small expendi
tures, so far as the necessaries of
civilized existence arc concerned.
Monday, May 19.
The House assembled at 1 r. m.
After prayer by the Chaplain, the
minutes of the' preceding day were
read and approved.
The following petitions were pre
sented: Mr. Kamakele, that all native Ha
waiians having sufficient knowledge
of medicine to cure leprosy be granted
licenses to' practice. Referred to
Mr. Rowell, with 83 signatures,
for a resident physician for district
of Waimea, Kauai. Referred to
Mr. Kaulukou, from district of
Honolulu, that weekly fees of $2 for
stalls in fish market be remitted.
Laid on table until a bill is pre
sented. Mr. NahintT, that boarding schools
for boys and girls be established
throughout the Kingdom. Referred
to Committee on Education.
Mr. Gardnei, that the resident
physician district of liana be dis
charged ; also that the general road
supervisor of the same district he
removed from public office. Referred
to Committee on Public Lands.
Mr. Kalua, that 3,500 bo appro
priated for bridges, district of liana.
Referred to Committee on Public
Mr. F. Brown read first time an
Act to amend Section 8, Chapter 41
Session Laws of 187G, relating to
Mr. Aholo gave notice of a bill to
promote mail communication between
the Hawaiian Islands and United
States. The honorable member also
read .first time an Act for filling cer
tain vacancies in certain government
office. Passed to second reading.
Mr. G. Brown offered a resolution,
that the Committee on Finance bo
given authority to obtain clerical as
sistance, summon any persons for
information, and be furnished witli
any documents required.
Mr Kaulukou asked tho honorable
member to explain his resolution.
Mr. Brown said the resolution is
simply for what it states, anyone
after hearing it read ought to under
stand it. Whatever assistance they
did' have to obtain tho committee
would take goodcaro it did not cost
so much as at the two previous ses-
sions. The resolution was carried.
Minister Gulick rend first time an
Act for the purchase of propcity
known as "Honolulu Hale" for the
Hawaiian Government. Passed to
The Attorney General read first
lime an Act to create police commis
sioners. Minister Knpona moved tlint tho
bill be printed beforo it is read a
Mr. Aholo moved the rules be
suspended and the bill read n second
time by its title. This motion was
carried and the bill was lead by its
Mr. Kalna thought the bill was an
important one ; there may be some
good provisions in it, but if it went
into effect it would not be any im
provement on the present system. I
move it be referred to the Committee
The Attorney General said the
bill was not perfect, as he could not
frame a bill without knowing a good
deal about the other islands. It
would be better to have the bill
piinted. Then the members would
be better able to understand it. The
bill was finally ordered 'to be printed
and then referred to Committee of
Mr. Dole gave notice of the fol
lowing Acts: to amend the patent
laws, to repeal Chapter 20, Session
Laws, relating to currency.
Mr. W. O. Smith offered a reso
lution, that the Minister of Finance
lay before the House a copy of his
report in the Hawaiian language.
The Minister said lie would pre
sent it on Tuesday.
It is proposed by some of our
leading mechanics that they exhibit
specimens of their own handiwork,
if only there be a prospect of whole
some competition. Decorative work
in .particular might be well repre
sented. There has been a great de
mand for this kind of work recently
and there arc, able mechanics who
might well compete. If space can
be spared and facilities granted the
only condition that need be insisted
on, is that the exhibits be the handi
work of the exhibitors. Last year
an omnibus or hour manufacture
was exhibited, but imported articles
should not be put in competition
with home products.
Tin: May f erm of the Circuit Court
held at Hilo, was adjourned si7ic die
on Wednesday the 14th. The bad
weather and high streams prevented
witnesses from attending in several
IS HEREBY given that DRAFT No. 20
dcawn by J. H. Soper, manager of
OoknhrSngar Plaptation Co., on Messrs.
G. W. Macrarlanc & Co., Honolulu, dated
September 12th, 1883., in favor of Chow
Sing, for ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS
($100) and endorsed by the said Chow
Sing, has been lost or stolen. All persons
arc hereby cautioned against negotiat
ing the same, as the payment of the said
DRAFT has been stopped.
C17 81 CHOW SING.
A S I INTEND leaving this Kingdom,
xjL all persons are hereby requested,
to pi esent their claims against mo within
80 days of date, if they have any, at the
office of M. S. Grimbaum & Co.
J. P. MENDONCA.
Honolulu, May 10th, 1S81. 717 lm
,N THURSDAY' May 15th, ori the
wniKiiu noatl, a .Ladies HAND
BAG. A suitable reward will be given
on returning same to the office ol ,
710 lv G. W. MAOFARLANE & Co
To the Volcano and Back.
'Inlev-XBluiirt S. N. o.
THROUGH TICKETS to the Volcano,
and icturii, can now bo had at the olllco
of tho -Intcr-Island S. N. Co. Tourists
leaving Honolulu por time tnblo of the
"PLANTER," a ill ho lauded at Puna
luu, thence by Railroad to Pahalu, where
Horses and Guides will be in attendance.
By this rout. Tomists can mako the
round trip in 7 days, giving 4 days to
visit tho Volcano.
TICKETS FOR THE ROUND TRIP,
including Hoihcs, Guide, Boaid and
For further particulars enquire at tho
office of the
. Iutcv-Isliuirt ,S. K, Co.,
or J. F. JORDAN, Volcano House.
THE UNDERSIGNED having boon
appointed Assigncos'in tho Rank,
nipt Ebtato of C. Atai, Honuapo all
claims against said Estate must be pre.
sented duly authenticated to the under,
signed within six months, or thoy will
ho forever baricd, ami ah" parties owing
said Estate ai c required to mako imme
diate payment to the undersigned at tho
olllco of Hyman Brothcis.
710 lm s. SELIG.
A great nuniherof mj eii,toincis ha
ing made onqulilcs after more o" those
Easter Citron Bis
I lVlll furnish a small supply
At fi p. 111.,
AND SUNDAY MORNING
ESTFleaso leave oiders not later
than 12 noon cveiy Satuidny
AT F. HOKUM'S
Steam C.indv Pactorv aud Bakery,
702 Hotel street. lm
1). St. CltOWLKY.
78 King St.
73 King St.
(Opposite Whitman & Wright.)
Just Received Superb Cocrlng and
Parlor Sets, etc., etc.
Cheaper Than Ever ! ! !
CSCall and see our Goods and your will
buy diicct fiom tbo Makers, as wo are
in Business in Honolulu and defy Con
tradiction on this point.
BCepairiiif?, ESecoverimf: and
. A Speciality,
1HHSTOX" ami " CIIAfcljK'VttE '
"Not, to lo jniaKsel
Crowley & Co.
78 King Street.
V!, "" w:u D!i. ..
If 111 (JUll- UlUit Ul
No Cure. No Pay,
furnish all medicine.
QSTSend orders to Capt Cltiney's stables
Queen & Punchbowl sts. 420 ly
FOR SALE, in order to letire from
the Photograph Business, my Gallery
The largest and best on the island In
licrfect running order, with first class
instruments, doing a good business,
situated in the best business location in
the City of Honolulu. Rooms large and
convenient, with one good N. E. Sky
light and side light. About 4000 paying
registered Negatives, veiy rare, and not
easy to he got. Celebrated Views of all
parts of the I-lnnds, Hawaiians in all
their ancient costumes; also the only
Complete Views of the Volcano and
Lava flows. With a lease of three and
half ycais, lent very low and n good
supply of water. Will sell for five
thousand dollars pait to bo paid in cash
and u part with a good security Best
chance ever offered ns there is but one
Gallery beside this on the whole Group
of Islands For full particulars
Apply to J. E. WISEMAN",
General Business Agent,
or A. MONTANO,
Coi ncr Fort and King Streets, Honolulu.
FOUR FINE BUILDING
LOTS at Punahou, Honolulu,
lvinf? llfit.WPfin tlin tiTOmiononf
iur. -u. r. jjiiiingnnm ami jucssis. lira,
ham and Foster. Two of these lots have
each a fi outage of 100 feet on Beietania
Street and a depth of -600 feet, and tww
have each a frontage of 102. 7 foot on
Bingham Sticet and a depth of 275 feet.
These four lots adjoin qach other and.
will he sold cither separately or as a
Apply to J. M. MONSARRAT,
C37 tt No. 27 Merchant Strcat.
ITIOR GENTLEMEN ONLY. Apply
: to MRS. TURNER, 82 King Stieet,
nearly opposite the Windsor Restaurant,
090 ly b
HAVING BEEN APPOINTED this
day Administrators, with Will
annexed, 'of tbo Estate of Simon K.
Kutii, deceased, by tho Supremo Court,
wo hereby notify all creditors of tho
said Estate to iilo their claims, duly
verified, with us within six months
from this datoj if not so filed, thoy will
be toiover barred.
S. B. DOLE,
H. M. DAMON,
Administrators with tho Will annexed
of tho Estate of Simon K. Kaai, Into de
ceased, Houolulu, April 25, 1684. 097 lm
"O .l. "Y".
-to in: HEi.n at-
UNI)"!! THE AUBl'ICES Or THE
flawaiian Jockey CI.
President, James Camiukt,t,.
Vice-President, F. S. Piiatt,
Secretary, C. O. BniiaBU,
Tieasuicr, Ckcii. Bnowx.
Executive Committee, H. A. Widemann,
C. II. Judd, Dr. J. S. McGukw.
1st. King's Cup.
HURDLE RACE; 2 miles; tour
huulles; open for all; e:itch
2nd. Queen's Purse.
TROTTING RACE; mile heats;
best 2 in 3 to harness; free to all.
3rd. Kamehameha Plate. .
RUNNING RACE; mile heats;
best 2 in 3; fiee for all ; weight for
4th. Queen Emma Plate.
HALF MILE DASH; Hawaiian
bred horses; catch weight1.
5th. Princess' Cup.
TROTTING RACE; mile dash to
harness; free to all 2 year olds bied
in the Kingdom.
6th. Reciprocity Cup.
RUNNING RACE; mile heats; best
2 in 3; fiee for imported horses
only ; weight for age.
7th. Coronation Purse.
TROTTING RACE; mile dash to
harness; fiee for all 3 year olds
bred in the Kingdom.
8th. Leahi Cup.
MULE RACE; mile dash; fiee for
all ; catch weights.
9th lunamakaainana Plate.
RUNNING RACE; mile dash; free
for all horses bred in the Kingdom;
weight for age.
lOth.-Kohala Club Cup.
RUNNING RACE; mile heats; beet
2 in3; Hawaiian bred horses; weicht
RUNNING RACE; half mile dash ;
free for al) 2 year olds; catch
12th. Amateur Cup.
TROTTING RACE; mile dash;
owners to drive.
1 3th. Hawaiian Jockey Club Purse. J
RUNNING RACK; milodasb; free
for all 3 yen i olds bred in tho'Itinc
14th Poney Race Cup. .
MILE DASH; open to all ponies
bred in the Kingdom, not over 14
hands high; catch weights.
15th, Kahuku Cup.
MMILE DASH; fieo for all 0 year
olds horn in the Kingdom.
RUNNING RACE ; mile dash ; open
to all horses bred in the Kingdom
that havo never run at Kapiolani
17th. Express Cup.
TROTTING RACE; milo iIhrIm iree
for nil express hoises.
FOOT RACE, 200 YARDS.
All Race to ho under the mles of, the
Hawaiian Jockey Club.
Copies of tho Rules and Regulations
of tho Club can bo had by owners of
horses upon application 9 the Secre
tary. Price 25 cents. . ,
Purses will be published as soon o
C. O. BERGER,