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name of ' SPUl'tJKKLH A; Co." lot the
purpose of cairyingona gctural bank
ing and exchange bushier at Honolulu,
and such otliiii places In the Hawaiian
ICiiiitilmn ns imiv be deemed advisable
(Sinned) CLAPS SPRECM'I.H.
Win U 1HWIN
P. F. LOW.
Honolulu, .Inn. Mill, 1831.
Referring lo the nbovc wo.bei' to in
form the business public: that we mc
prepaid! lo make loans, discount upptov.
rd notes, and pui chase exchange nl the
best eunont into". Oui nriangeincnts
for si-lllm: excluuiKo on the mincinal
points in the United Stale., Kuiope,
China, Japan and Austinlia aic being
made, and when perfeetcd, due notice
ill be L'iven. We shall also be prepared
to lecelve deposits on open account,
make collect ion", and conduct a general
banking and o.xolinnuc business.
(110 limb (signed) SlMtECKELS & Co.
BISHOP & Co., BANKERS,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Island
Draw Eehange on the
Oitiilv of C'uIil:oriLiu. S. L
And their agent in
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONG.
.Me-c-r. X. M. Rothschild !fcSon, London.
The Commercial Dank Co, of Sydney,
ll.ink Co., of S,dne,
Tlie Hank of New Zealand: Auckland,
Christchuich, and Wellington.
The Bank of KriiKh Columbia, Vie
toiin, 15 C. and Poitland, Oi.
Transact a Gcneial Banking llitsincs-.
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T11K 1DATLY niTMJTIX
can lie had trom
J. M. O.U, .Fr, & Co.
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Pledged to neither Sect nor Party.
Bat established for the benefit of nil.
MONDAY, JUNE SI. 1881.
THIS EVENING'S DDINGS.
Band, Emma Square. 7:00.
Algaroba Lodge, I.O.G.T., 7:30.
Harmony Lodge, I.O.O.F.. 7:00.
Book-keeping class- Y- M. C. A.
GIVE US GOLD!.
Thi-j nation wants no paper money
other than the Government certifi
cates of deposit, which aie repie
.sontcd dollar. tor dollar by coin in
the Treasury. It wants gold coin,
which is worth its face value the
world over. The laboring man who
wants to leave the country lias to
pay a tax of 8 per cent, on his
little savings for the privilege of
doing so. He wants gold. The eon
Mimers, be they working men, mer
chants or capitalists, are paying a
tax of S per cent, on every impoitcd
article. They want gold. In face
of this unhersal demand, it is pro
posed that paper money with no
coin to back it, and worth 2 cents
a pound in any foreign country, be
forced upon us as -'lawful money of
The Hawaiian nation has been
bitten badly enough with cheap
silver to learn its lesson thoroughly,
and it does, not want, and will not
have cheap paper. What it does
want, and what it will have is United
Become j Law!
THE PEOPLE OF HONOLULU
Arc a patient and long suffering
community; they have allowed their
rights to be trampled on, they have
protested and re-protested, and when
their protests have been received by
the powers that be with eontempu
ous silence, or with evasive insults,
they have submitted. But the time
for meekness and submission is past.
It has been reserved for the mo
nopoly, which, in collusion with its
tools, the Ministry, has perpetrated
the silver swindle upon l he commu
nity to arouse the spirit of submis
sion into one ol determined losist
ance. Let monopoly bribe and frown and
bulldoze as it may, The Bank Char
ter Shall Not Become a Law !
' THE UNIVERSAL DETERMINATION
Of every citizen of Honolulu, for
eigner and native, with the exception
of those who tire smirched with the
gieed for univcrsr.l monopoly, is that
whatever is lcquired to defeat it,
The Bank Charter Shall Not Be
pome a Law !
WE WANT PEACE.
lesoil to foice would be most
injurious to the good name, the
business veputtilioii and Hie best
wclfnio of llic people of Honolulu.
The force to be resorted to in order
to defeat the schemes of those who
would take from us our libeity and
force upon us- a paper money in
place of honest coin, is moral force,
the force of public opinion ; but
moral force is a commodity in which
the chief promoters of the Bank
fraud ate not wont to deal, and the
meaning of which the do not uudci
stand, and the moral force which we
want is a moral force backed by the
sprit of lcsistanee which is willing to
say: "The Bank Charter Shall Not
Become a Law While Any Of Us Are
THE MEANING OF THE MASS MEETING
"When men Mich n- those, who
spoke at the Lyceum on Saturday
night give forth the sentiments there
cxpiesscd, and when those senti
ments aic received with enthusiasm
and applauded to the echo by such a
body of men as that which listened,
without a dissenting voice, it means
that the people of Honolulu hae
awakened to a sense of danger, and
that they intend to do everything
which lies within their powei to
avctt that danger and destroy the
cause of it.
When conservative men say that.
' the bank charter shall not become
a law A-ihile any of us are alive," and
'we must resist by peacealeb means
if they will suflice, but we must be
prepared to go to every length that
the occasion lequires,'' and "the
bank charter may pass the Legisla
ture, but it shrill never become a
law." and these sentiments are re
ceived with universal and enthu
siastic approval, it means that the
people of Honolulu aic not in a slate
of mind lo bear tiilling or imposi
tion, it means that they aie deter
mined that The Bank Charter Shall
Not Become a Law, and that those
who may attempt to oppose that de
termination will do so at their peril.
The Lyceum was ciowdcd beyond
its scaling capacity, and huge num
bers wcie unable to obtain admis
sion, at the meeting held .Saturday
evening, called by the woi king men
of Honolulu to discuss llic cunency
question and protest against the pas
sage of that monster, the Bank
Charter Bill. All classes of citizens
wcie leprescnled, the greatest order
and enthusiasm prevailed from begin
ning to end, and without doubt, it
was one of the most successful meet
ings of its kind ever held in the
Islands. Mr. John Nolt was called
to preside over the meeting, and two
secictaiies and an interpreter were
appointed. The chairman said the
meeting was called to discuss the
Bank Charter Bill, and it was hoped
the speakers of the evening would
not make any refeicnce to matter:?
of a personal nature.
We regret that lack of space com
pels us to only give the very briefest
account of the speeches delivered.
Mr. A. S. JIaitwcll first addressed
the meeting and was leceivcd with
loud applause. He was very proud
of being asked to address the work
ing men of Honolulu. He did not
believe in paper money, but in hard
coin, and of the best kind, which
means for us U, S. gold. The pre
vious day he had seen the woiking
of accumulated wealth at Sprcckels
villc, it was a sight, worth seeing;
everything was in perfect order, and
showed what wealth can do. lie
would not like to sec this country in
the hands of one man, it would be
bud for the country, much rather
sec a large number of small pro
prietors. With regard to the Bank
Charter Bill, its objections hud been
pretty clearly shown up in our local
papers, he did not believe in it at all.
Its aim is in that it gives a few men,
acting as a coiporntion, power to
cany on any kind of business in the
countiy, and being exempt from
taxes, could soon drive everyone
else out of business. Let everyone
be outspoken, manly, not violent,
but earnest, and that Bank Charter
will never be granted while we live.
Mr. T. II. Davies was the next
speaker. He was glad to see so
many piesent, a fact that shows peo
ple are in earnest. No power in the
Kingdom can take away what is
asked for. in this charter if granted.
They have asked for a number of
tilings. The Chamber of (oinmci
ins mnde ten statements of what
tliey ask for. Shoals of amendments
to llic bill will be brought in, but it
ought to he decidedly lejecled.
Mr. C. Ashford next addiesscd
the meeting, lie fully endorsed the
reinaiks of the previous speakers.
This Bank bill ought to be rejected
or else serious results will follow.
The projectors of it were determined
in their efforts to have it passed.
They carried their arguments in
canvas bags, not in their heads, and
we all know the lcsult if some legis
lators see the contents of those bags.
His advice was to treat with those
men as if you were treating with the
greatest scoundrels on eailh. Now
what aie you going lo do about it?
(A voice kick against it.) There
must be something besides talking,
and no half-way about it, everyone
must protect his inlciosts at all
lion. J. Nawahi said if we want
gold we can have gold this night. If
intrudeis come in to deprive us of
our rights, we should tic them up
and totally extinguish them. Ug
hoped that King David Kalakaua
would take pattern from David of
old. He had seen a large safe down
town in process of instruction, we
don't want that safe to encompass
us all. If wc have paper money we
need a safe to prevent it being burnt
but for gold wc need no safe.
He hoped all would work and pic
vent this great trouble.
Hon. G. Y. Pilipo, believed one
and all had come to this Hall res
pecting personal rights, the Govern
ment and their property. They should
all try and defeat this bill. If it
should pass he did not hesitate to
say that mo all would be brought to
a matter of difficulty. He was glad
the foieigners had taken the matter
so well in hand.
Hon. D. II. Hitchcock said
rumours were round that the pro
jectors of Ibis bill intended lo make
us swallow it. To amend it would
make it worse, lie was always an
anti-monopolist. He had leceivcd
a number of petitions from the other
islands signed by Ilawaiians alone,
against the passage of this bill.
Hon. Paul Isenberg, said he heard
while on San Francisco that no one
could sell sugar but Spreckcls. but
he had not yielded to this man's
demands, and sold his sugar without
I he aid of Spreckcls. lie believed
in being calm and firm, if so. (lie
bill would be defeated.
Mr. J. O.Carter made a few lemarks
after which the following resolutions
were icad and adopted, and referred
to a committee consisting of Messrs.
T. II. Davies, Geo. Lucas and J.
llyman lo cany round town for signa
Whereas, by an uncalled for and
illegal coinage of one million dollars
of silver money and its introduction
into circulation, values have been
disturbed and exchange sent up to a
ruinous rale, and
Whereas, a certain combination of
capitalists are 'attempting to procure
the passage of a cei tain corporation
net in the Hawaiian Legislature
which would give them extraordinary,
exclusive, and dangerous powers in
issuing paper money, in conducting
a variety of business enterprises,
and in controlling the administration
of public affairs, be it
Jtcsolved 1, That this public meet
ing of citizens and residents of Hono
lulu convened for the discussion of
these matters, are of the opinion that
it is for the interest of thcGovernm't
and people of the Hawaiian Islands
that gold coins of the United States
of America with American or Ha
waiian silver as a subsidiary coin only,
should be the currcnev of the coun
try. 2. There is no necessity for the
introduction of a paper currency
other than the treasury certificates
of deposit now authorized by law,
and paper currency tends to depre
ciate values, and to bring on financial
!!. That the proposed banking act
has no public necessity or convenience
in its favor, and is alike hostile to the
Government and the people.
JINKS AND BUMPS ON THE BANK
When the legislature adjourned,
Bumps borrowed a horse and went
down country. Me returned Fri
day afternoon in blissful ignorance
of tha volcano that had sprung a
leak, and anticipating a dry time of
it until Monday ; but as he turned
down Foil street, he glanced into
E. O. Hall's and was somewhat sur
prised to see two grind-stones going,
and W. W. Hall and all the clerks
hard at it, putting a razor edge on
s many whaling spades. Mr. Hall
bad a John-Hodgcrs-at-the-stake
expression on his face, and lie
muttered between his set teeth as
he ran his thumb along the glit
tering edge of the weapon. " now
trot out your Bank Charter." As
he proceeded down the street, C. M.
Cooke wrapped in a Hawaiian Hag
singing. Hawaii Ponoi and executing
a war dance on top of a lumber pile in
the presence of a crowd of business
men, attracted his attention as being
something out of the ordinary line:
but he had hardly taken in the full
force of the performance, when
Frank Dillingham shot out of his
store as if he owned a bran new
catapult, patent applied for. and
was experimenting upon himself as
a projectile. There was blood in
his eye and blood in his step, and a
hungry look about him generally
that said " gore! oh, give me beef !
raw beef ! anything so long as its
bloody! " He came to a dead halt
opposite Bumps, fixed a stony gaze
upon him. and jerked out in a high
piercing voice and with incoherent
manner. '8j percent, exchange!
rag money for a million ! store
busted, milk ranch gone up the
spout! Oh somebody hold me tight
or 1 shall get at him ! w-Zt-o-o-r
i.a ! ! " and he dashed down street
and around the corner. Poor
Bumps had been paralysed with
terror. "Oh Lord." he groaned,
" he's a maniac dead sure, and I'm
a gonner." It was with a feeling
of most intense relict therefore,
that lie was left alone, and one (if
thankfulness that he saw Jinks
up the street. --By the
of Ciesar's grandfather.
Jinks, what is it? What's the
matter? Are they all drunk or
crazy or what?" "Why. don't
you know ? Don't mean to sav vou
haven't beard about the Bank
Charter Bill!" It's a long story,
but to make it short it's aliout like
this. You know old Spreeks is the
bos-, grabber of the Pacific. He's a
big L little you every time. It's,
grab all you can get. and keep all
you grab, from the word go. but he
has spiead himself out too thin.
You see he took the contract of run
ning the whole i-Jand- as his own
private circus, but they don't train
to suit. There's Spreckelsville that
was to be a second bonanza. Why.
they have never paid expen-es.
Last year, their total receipts were
000.000, and the expenses were
$1,200,000. Then he was going to
gobble the whole shipping trade
witli his Oceanic line; and then the
planters and agents'that he had all
trained up in the way they should
go. have -kicked and say they won't
make -any more sugar contracts.
"Why, a year ago Adams, and Ather
ton. and Jones, and all them fellers
didn't dare say their souls were
their own while Spreeks was within
gun-shot. Well, the old man felt
that he had got to raise the wind
somewhere, so he concocts (his bank
charter; but he knew he couldn't
railroad it through without some
cat's-paws and figure-heads to set it
oif. lie was sure of Irwin, because
Billy he'.- that kind, that when
Spreckcls says -liout, he yells blue
murder, and when Spreckel-s say
stop. Billy he's mum as an oyster,
and a bung startle wouldn't open
his mouth. Next there was "Wilder.
He's a man you can count on. every
time, if that i's the trouble. I
tell you there'h nothing takes the
starch and back-bone out of a man
like being in debt. He didn't go
into this thing from choice, but
when he bought the Kinau, he had
to give Spreckcls $."(), 000 of his
stock, and a 50,000 morgage be
sides, so when Wilder he hems and
haw's about the bank business,
Spreeks he swells.upaud looks like a
thunder clap, and say- he. Mr.
Wilder, if you Know- what's host
for you. you'll put your name on
that charter. That settled it.
Wilder, he knew what was best, and
his name went on Next Spreeks,
ho drops on Tom Foster. Foster he
don't owe inything, but Spreeks he
knew his game, and he walks in and
he smiles and he says: Mr. 1'o-ter
we're getting up a little bank, and
we'd like lo have the pleasure ol
your company, Foster he looks
cross-eyed, and he winks, and he
looks sideways and on the iloor, and
then he says, I guess Steam Navi
gation's good enough for me, I don't
want any bank in mine, Well,
Spreckcls he smiles again, and says
he. well, I'm sorry; Wilder and me,
we're going into it, and moreover
the bank may run a line of steamers
lo make the circuit of Hawaii and
Kauai three times a week, and we
thought niaybe you wouldn't like to
see the Planter and the Iwalani with
nothing to do, and that perhaps you
might like to come in, but if you
don't want to, why that's all right,
no offense. Upon that. Foster, he
looks and be winks, and ho winks
and he looks, and he breathes hard ;
and then he says: Mr. Spreckcls,
I always wanted o go into a bunk :
I've been Availing for a chance for
years, and I'm with you body and
boots. How many times shall I put
my name down. Well that settled
for Foster. It didn't take any fish
ing to get Sam Parker. He's
always willing to dance to Spreckcls'
piping, so the next man lie laid for
was Campbell. Campbell is as inde
pendent as a bog on ice. He don't
depend on sugar or steamships, and
just lays back at his ease and draws
his rents, so Spreckcls he couldn't
bounce or squeeze or bull-doze him,
and he had to lake another lack.
Now old Campbell's rather vain and
likes to be considered shrewd and
sharp. So Spreckcls he comes and
says to him. 1 tell you what Campbell,
we've got the biggest racket on
hand, and if we can only put it
through we'll boss this whole ranch.
We've got up a syndicate of rich
men. there's me and Low and Irwin.
"Wilder. Foster, Sam Parker and I
expect to get Bishop into it. but
unless you go in with us I'm afraid
Hie whole thing will go through.
You needn't put in a dollar, and
can have a lot of stock for nothing ;
all we want is your name, every
body knows that you're the biggest
and the smartest man on the street.
That kind of tickled Campbell and
be says, well I guess you can put
me down if its all right, and that's
all that Campbell knew about the
business. But you must' excuse me
as I have an appointment with the
King to dinner, and to-morrow I'll
tell you how he tried to catch
Bishop and bull-doze "Waterhouse
and slipped up on both."
Monday, Jrxi: t).
The House assembled at 10 a. m.
After prayer b' the Chaplain, the
minutes were read and adopted.
Mr. Kamakelc presented a petition
that the poll tax of all Hawaiian
subjects be reduced to 7.") cents, and
aliens continue to pay Si. Laid on
Mr. Dowsetl, a petition from the
Chamber of Commerce relating to
the Hawaiian National Bank. On
suspension of the rules- the petition
was read, and "laid on table to be
considered when the bill comes up.
Mr. G. Brown, from the district of
Kohala, with many different prayers
referring to Sanitary Committee.
Mr. W. O. Smith, with 80 signa
tures, for a Police Court at Maka
Avao. Bcferrcd lo Judiciary Com
mittee. Mr. Aliolo, that Ihe Government
physician district of Dana be con
tinued. Referred to Sanitary Com
mittee. Mr. Dole, from the district of Ila
inakua, with fil signatures, relating
to fishing rights. Referred to Judi
Mr. G. Brown, from the chairman
and secretary of a public meeting
held nt Kohala, with a great many
prayers. Referred to the following
Committee : G. Brown, Kalua, Dow
sett, Kamakele and Nahinu, and in
future all petitions containing a num
ber of prayers will be referred to
Mr. G. Brown,- from W. J.
Wright, complaining of ceitain
grievances received at the hands of
the Agent of the Board of Health.
Referred to Judiciary Committee,
Mr. Kanealii, that a special mail
carrier be appointed to carry mails
between Waikapu and Wuiluku ;
also that an English school be built
.Air. C. Brown, that a resident
physician be appointed for district
Mr. Kauwila, that laws be enacted
for the sale of Awa throughout the
Kingdom. Referred to Sanitary
Mr. Kauhane, that a road bo
opened district of Katt leading to
the rahala plantation.
Mr. Nahinu. that $2.f0() be ap
propriated for a wharf at Hookena.
Mr. Molt Smith, reported from
the Currency Committee having un
der consideration several bills, that
a new bill had been drawn out and
recommended its passage. The
report was received, the new bill
was read a first time by its title and
then referred to Printing Committee,
Mr. C. Brown, from the coin
nuttee appointed to report on the
Gas Bill, recommended that il be
passed after certain amendments are
made. Returned to Committee to
put amendments in proper order.
Mr. W. O. Smith, from the Com
mittee appointed to inquire into the
bill relating to libel, reported the
same had been duly considered and
should be amended. 1 he report
was received and the bill passed to
Minister Gulick presented the
report of the Bureau of Immigra
tion. Ordered to be printed. The
Minister also presented a report in
answer to a resolution offered by
Mr. Dowsett. relating lo Govern
ment land sales and leases. Re
ferred to Committee on Printing.
Mr. Dole from the Judiciary Com
mittee, reported that the bill relating
to circuit Court at Wailuku and
Lahaina be laid on table. Also that
the bill relating to claims of aliens
against the Ministry, be laid on
table until consideied by the Assem
bly. Thercport was accepted. That
the bill relating lo Crown Lands be
laid on table. The bill relating to
appointing a magistrate for the leper
settlement, be refeired to Sanitary
Committee. Report adopted. The
bill relating to the appointment of a
second district justice at Kan, be
returned to the introducer. Laid
Governor Dominis reported that il
had pleased His Majesty to sign the
bill lelnting lo turkeys and other
Minister Kapcna gave notice of a .
bill relating to the establishing and
regulating of National Banks.
Mr. C. Brown read first time a
bill to amend Section G7 Chapter 4."
laws of 1882. Passed lo second
Mr. Hitchcock gave notice of a
bill relating to telegraph and tele
Mr. Kalua moved the order of the
Third reading of a bill for the
purchase of Honolulu Hale and Le
ahi for the Hawaiian Government.
Second reading of a bill relating
to the collection of taxes from
vagrant Chinese. Read by its title
and referred to Judiciary Commit
tee, Second reading of a bill to amend
Sections 38, l.", 17, Chapter 43 laws
of 1882 relating to internal taxes.
Referred to select Committee having
under consideration similar bills.
Second reading of a bill to amend
Section 1 1 Chapter 71 Penal Code,
relating to Hawaiian leaving the
Kingdom. Referred to Judiciary
Third reading of a bill to provide
a police justice for district of Lihue-,
The House adjourned at 12:20
r.M., until 10 o'clock.Tue.sday morn
ing. POLICE COURT.
SaTUIIDAY, Jl'NT. 7.
Pilipo was fined S.", for drunken
ness. B. Jones, remanded from 2nd hist.,
J. Shiels was fined 810, for assault
and battery on Keaue.
Kuaiki, for assault, and battery on
E. Chew on the 0 inst., was reman
ded until the 9 inst. for judgment.
II. C. Emery, charged with for
gery, committed at Honolulu, May
30th, by signing the name of E.
Dunscomb on the back of a cheque
for $25, on C. R, Bishop & Co.,
was remanded until the 9th iusl.
A Musical Entertainment.
T7"1LL be given at Ivnwaialio church
Vt on Tuesday evening Juno lOih.
for the ucik'IU of Kuwiiiiiliao and Manoii
TheCVlulirnted Hawaiian finger Julian
AValnnlkii will lake pint
Front .Seals ..... 1.00
Buck tieiitH . 50
Doors open til 7;!10 n, in, to coiiunence
at 8 p. in. 73r 2t