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TUL rNDERSlGNEDJiave formed
it copartnership under the tltiii
inline oT ' Bl'RECKELS iV Co." for tho
purpose of carrying on u general bank,
ingtuul echnngo bushier at.llonolulu.
and such other places In the" Hawaiian
litnvrdom as may be. deemed advisable-
(Sinned) OLAUS SI'KECKHLS.
" F. F. LOW.
Honolulu, Jan. 14th, 1884.
Referring to ihc above welbog to in.
form the business publlu thai vc are
prepared to make loans, discount upprov.
cd notes-, and purchase exchange nt the
best current rates. Our imnugcimmlfl
for celling exchange on the principal
noints in the United Status, Europe,
China, Japan and Australia arc being
made, and when perfected, due notice
will be given. Wc shall also be prepared
to receive deposits on open account,
make collection!, nnd conduct a general
banking and exchange business.
filO Omb (signed) SPUECJKELS Co.
BISHOP & Oo I5ANKEKS,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Island-.
Draw Exchange ou the
J3iuiU or Oulilbruisi. S. 1
And their agents in
NEW YORK. BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Messrs. X. M. Rothschild &Son, London.
The Commercial Bank On . of Sydney,
The Commercial Bank Co., of Sxdney,
The Bank of No "Zealand: AiuUand,
ChriMchnrch, nnd Wellington.
The Bank ,of BritHi Columbia. Vic
toria, B C. and l'oitlaud, f)i
Transact a CeiictiitjBaiil.Inu' llu-iiu -
(ili'J ly b
TIIF, 1AIJW BlFMiKTlX
e.iii tie had 1'ioai
J. 31. Oat, .Jr, & Co
T. G . Thrum
Win ),h:Ui ailhih
Pledged to neither Sect nor Party.
Bat ostilillahed for tbo benefit of nil.
THURSDAY., JUNE 12, 1S84.
THIS EVENING'S DOINCS.
Mystic Lodge, No. 2, 7:30.
Rand at the Hawaiian Hotel
Ladies' Prayer Mooting. Fort St'
Church, at 3 o'clock.
A DISGRACEFUL VOTE.
The action of the majority ol the
members of the Legislature present
on Tuesday last, in voting for car
riages to convey themselves to the
races was disgraceful.
The resolution was introduced by
.1. K. Kaunamano, the member from
Hamakua, and was acted upon late
in the afternoon when many mem
bers were absent.
It was an improper and foolish
waste; and indicated a selfish nnd
unprincipled spirit on the part of
those who voted for it.
The conveyances provided by the
public carriers were ample, and the
rates of charges reasonable, and
tliere, was not the slightest excuse
for procuring special carriages for
When the vote was taken there
were but thirty members present,
and all but the President voted.
When it was found that there
would be a serious attempt to carry
the resolution several independent
members sprang to their feet and
moved that the Ayes and Noes be
called, which would compel record
ing the name of each voter. Mr.
W. M. Gibson and certain of his
so-called national party and two or
three others who favored the car
riage riding, but who were ashamed
of having their names published,
voted against having the Ayes and
Noes taken, but they seemed to
have forgotten that only a one-fifth
vote was necessary ; so the point was
The vote which was recorded wan
on a motion to indefinitely postpones
the' resolution, and was as follows:
Ayes. Bishop, Isenbcrg, Kaulia,
C. Brown, Richardson, Knncnlii, W.
O. Smith, .Kuniakcle, Hitchcock,
Knuwila, Kauhane, Dole. 12.
Noes. Gibson, Kapenit, Dominis,
Kuiuelani,'Judd, Knac, Kanoa, Kau
Inkou, Kcaii, Lilikalani, linker, F.
Brown, Alal'a Aholo, Nahinu, Kan.
nnmnno,' Pnlolmu. 17.
And tlien the resolution was
Mr, Gibson will pjobably justify
himself on the usual pica of its having
be.en "a' test question."
An escaped convict does not know
wliendio is well off. If he did he
, woulel stay off, New Orleans Picayune.
MINORITY REPORT OF THE CURRENCY
In the matter of an Act to regulalo
the e'ttrrcncy referred to the Special
Committee on currency.
To the Honorable) Godfrey Rhode-,
President of the Legislative Assem
bly. In declining to sign I hu majority
report in the matter of the said net.
I was influenced not by any feeling of
opposition to the objects of the said
report and the now bill there in re
commended, but only by my fears
lest the provisions of the new bill arc
iundequntu for carrying out its ob
jects, that is, for the establishment
of a gold and silver circulation as
enacted by its first and secoml sec
tions. The most dilllcult feature in legis
lating for a change in our currency
is the question as to the manner of
replacing the surplus silver, which
will not be tcquirod under the new
law, with gold.
The act recommended by the ma
jority of the committee provides for
the transfer of foreign silver coins
into United States gold, which is a
sound provision as far is it goes, but
it may be questioned whether the
replacing of this silver with gold at
the slow rate of only one hundred
and fifty thousand dollars a month
will not hamper the working of the
act at. its inception.
The further provision giving to the
Minister of Finance the discretion of
replacing any silver coin in the
Treasury with United States gold
coin docs not appear to be sullicieut
for the certain attainment of its ob
ject, which is to keep down the
surplus of silver coin from time to
time sis necessity shall arise ; as a
Minister of Finance not, in sympathy
with the law might in his discretion
absolutely prevent this section from
taking efl'ect for a time long enough
to hamper and even destroy the
working of the act, or he ma', if an
extreme gold currency man, export
all the silver in the Treasury and
thereby cause great public incon
venience. There .should be a manda
tory clause providing for the re
placement of surplus silver with golel
which would put it out of the power
of any Minister to hinder the action
of the law. How this section .should
be drawn is a difficult question ; but
it seems to me to be necessary to
the effectiveness of the law. that ihe
surplus silver or certificates whatever
its amount, not needed for the busi
ness of the country within the limit
at which silver may be used, should
be redeemable at the Treasurer in
gold ; this cannot be done under the
provisions of the new bill recom
mended by the majority of the com
mittee. Although 1 prefer that the limit
of silver payments should be fixed
at five elollars, I would not make the
provision of the new bill fixing it at
1cn dollars a ground of opposition.
J offer herewith a new draft of an
act to regulate the currency which
embodies the principles which seem
to me to be essential and which con
tains I think some improvements to
the original act. referred to the Cur
vency Committee and also to the new
bill recommended by a majority of
that committee. S. B. Doi.rc.
MAJORITY REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
Legislative As.semiu.y Cmamiiek,
June 1881 . To Hon. Codfui
President ofIn- Leyixlative As
Your Committee .on Currency have
had under consideration, the several
Bills, referred to them viz : A Bill
introduced by the Minister of Finance
to amend Section 1 of an Act approved
1-ltli elay of August 1880. entitled
at Act to provide for a national
coinage. A Bill introduced by the
Minister of Finance to amend Section
f of an Act to regulate the Currency
approved Sept. If), 1870. A Bill in
troduced by Hon. F. Brown to amend
Section of Chapter 11 of the Laws
of 1870, relating to Currency. A
Bill introduced by Hon. 8. B. Dole,
an Act to Regulate the Currency
and a Petition presented by Hon.
t. Richardson from the business men
a tul residents of the Hawaiian Islands,
praying that American Gold Com
be inaelc f he standard antl legal tender
for payment of all elebts in this King
dom and that Hawaiian and American
silver coins be liipited as legal tender
to Fivo Dollars.
Your Qommittee have- agreed upon
recommending to the Assembly an act
to regulate the Currency which they
have drawn up and herewith submit.
This Act provides for making the
gold coins of the United States a
standard of values, and a legal tender
in payment of debts to all amounts.
For 'making Hawaiian silver coins
and United States silver coins legal
tender to the amount of Ten dollars.
For making all other gold and silver
coins receivable at the Treasury at
their bullion instead of their nominal
value. The Act gives the Minister
of Finance, in his discretion, the
authority, whenever necessity for
such action shall arise to exchange
the silver coins, which may be in the
Treasury for gold coins. The Act
requires the Minister of Finance to
exchange Hawaiian silver coins, for
the uncurrent silver coins, now in the
hands of the people, at the nominal
value of each respectively and to
arrange that such uncurrent coins,
shall be replaced in the Treasury
by gold eoins. That the expense of
this" transaction shall be borne by the
Treasury and that the Act of 1880
relating to coinage and the Act of
187G relating to Currency be re
pealed. The effect of the Bill submitted
by our Commitce it is believed,
will give to the Kingdom a standard
or measure of values, which will be
accurate, steaely and convenient, and
at the same time in accord, with
the standard in use, by those nations,
with whom we have the greater part
of our commercial dealings. That it
will purify our money circulation
from the depreciated foreign silver
coins, which are now in use, antl
which hither to have been forced upon
us cither through the ordinary chan
nels of trade or through being smug
gled in. That it will give us a cur
rency, which will afford us, a sound
basis, for the buying and selling of
Exchange at normal or imoderate
rates and will remove disturbing
elements which now embarass the
whole range of business transactions.
Your Commitce therefore submit
the accompanying Act to Regulate
the Cur re nc j' recommending its
passage as a substitute lor the uuis
referred to them, which Bill together
with thePetition they recommend
to be laid on the Table.
All of which is respectfully sub
mitted. f J. Mott Smith
Jno. M. Kapkxa
Saml G. Wn.mnt
Tuesday, June 10. Continued.
Minister Neumann said, that after
a week recess he had hoped a better
feeling would have existed. The
King has right to use the inccine of
the crown lands, and is not obliged
to give any account. The Assembly
has no right to ask any questions.
He would not accuse Mr. Dole of
insincerity as lie believed he sought
the investigation he has brought
before the House. If there is a royal
prerogative it is unjust and improper
to ask the Supreme Court to take
away that prerogative. Tliere
learning and judgment enough in
this Assembly instead of involving
the Supreme Couit in a question like
this, and he hoped the resolution
would not pass.
Mr. Dole said, he had heard dif
ferent opinions, they may be right
and he might be wrong. The ques
tion does not touch the prerogative.
What does the Attorney General
know about monarchy, he was
brought up in a republic, and what
he has learnt has only been in the
past few weeks. His Majesty is one
of the recipients of this Assembly,
his salary was raised last session, it
may bo this, so if this resolution is
passed it will be a guide for me, as I
do not like to work in the dark. T
don't think His Majesty will thank
the Attorney General to try and
shield him. "What does he care?
If any one ,in the Kingdom can
afford to bo independent it is the
King. The resolution was finally
indefinitely postponed by the follow
ing aye and no vote :
Ayes Gibson, Gulick, Kapona,
Neumann, Dominis, Kuilielani, Judd,
Kaac, Kanoa, "Walker, Kaulukou,
Kcau. Lilikalani, Baker, F. Brown,
Amara, C. Brown, Kaulia, Aholo,
Kamakele, Nahinu, Kaunamano.
Noes Bishop, Cleghorn, Isen
bcrg, Kalua, Richardson, Kanealii,
W. O. Smith, Hitchcock, Kauwila',
Kauhane, Dole, Kowcll, Palohau.
Ayes, 22. Noes, 13.
Governor Dominis offered a reso
lution Hint the Crown Land Com
missioners be requested to ask His
Majscty (o consent to a report being
made on the conditions and revenues
of the crown lands.
This resolution was indefinitely
postponed 25 to 10.
TJio order of the day was then
Second reading (5T a bill to amend
Chapter 152, Session Laws of 1882,
relating to the carrying of passengeia
ami freight, and relating to hire of
vehicles in the district of Honolulu.
Sroond tending of a bill to repeal
Sections 17 nnd 18. Chapter fifi.
Second reading of a bill to repeal
Sections 6, 7 and 8, to regulate the
enrrying of passengers between the
Islands of the Kingdom.
The above three bills were passed
to engrossment, and ordered to be
lead a third time on Monday next.
Mr. Aholo, on suspension of the
rules, presented a petition from resi
dents of Lahaina, that persons
planting sugar cane fence their land
Mr. Kaimainano offered a resolu
tion that the Sergcant-at-Arms pro
vide carriages at 9 o'clock Wednesday
morning, to allow the members to
proceed to Knpiolani Park to witness
While the honorable member was
speaking on the resolution, several
members slipped out, not leaving a
quorum. However, after a few
minutcsdeluy they came" in and the
resolution was passed.
The House aeljourned at n:4.rj v.-m.
until Thursday at 10 a.m.
Tiiuusday, June 12.
The House assembled at
10 A. M.
After prayer, Tuesday's
were read and aeloptod.
Mr. Richardson, Chairman of Se
lect Committee to report on the bili
to amend Section 108 of the Civil
Code, asked for further time.
Mr. Hitchcock offered a resolu
tion that S 10,000 be appropriated
for building an industrial school for
higher branches. Referred to Com
mittee On Education.
Mr. Kalua, from the Committee
for Miscellaneous Petitions, reported
on the petition relating to a special
mail carrier between Wailuku and
Waikapu, that the same be referred
to the Minister of the Interior, and
he consult with the Postmaster Gen
eral. Report adopted.
Mr. Kamakele gave notice of a
bill to amend Section '180 of the
Civil Code, relating to poll tax.
Mr. Kauhane introduced a resolu
tion for the following items for dis
trict of Kau: $6,000 for improving
roads, 8500 for new wharf, $1,000
for a reservoir. Referred to Com
mittee on Public Lands.
Mr. Kanealii, that 8120 be inserted
for paying a mail carrier between
Wailuku and Waikapu. Referreel
to Minister of Interior, and be con
sult with the Postmaster General.
Mr. Riehardon moved the order
of the day.C arrieel.
Second reading of a bill to incor
porate a gas company in Honolulu.
This was special order of the day,
and the House resolved itself into
Committee of the Whole, Mr. J. S.
Walker in the chair. The bill was
ordered to be read section by sec
Section 1. That a franchise be
and the same is hereby granted to
G. Lucas, M. G. Elmore and W. W.
Hall, their successors and assigns,
under the name of the Honolulu Gas
Company, to supply the cit' of
Honolulu, and its residents, anelViti
zens with illuminating gas for and
during the period hereinafter ex
pressed. Mr. Aholo, moved the Section
Mr. Widcmann moved it be in
definitely postponed, it is full of
monopoly pure and simple. We
have gas monopoly enough on our
statutes now. He might be brought
to favorably support a gas mono
poly. He opposed it just because
the members of this bill will place
gas further away from us than it is
now. If they want to supply us
with gas they would do it under our
law. They want to get the law
passed and then sell it to some one
Mr. Hitchcock said, at lirsL he
was against the bill, but now he felt
in favor of it. He thought the House
was not in favor of granting mono
polies, as they did no good to any
country. Look at California, she is
over-ridden with monopolies of one
kind or another, we are to small a
nation to da with monopolies. He
was in favor of the bill if amended.
The twelfth anniversary of the
commemoration of Kamehamcha I,
"the Great, the renowned warrior of
the Pacific Ocean, tho Napoleon of
the Isles of the sea," as Mr. Kauna
mano described him in his resolution to
flic Legislative Assembly on Tues
day afternoon, asking for carriages
to carry tho members to the races,
was celebrated yesterday b' a race
meeting under the auspices of tho
Hawaiian Jockey Club at Kapiolani
Park. Tho weather was all that
could be desired, and the attendance
very largo. Most of the stores in
town were closed, Consular Hugs were
Hying, and the ships in the harbor as
well as tho Swiftsure outsido, were
gaily decorated with bunting. As
early as 8 o'clock, carriages, busses,
pedestrians, and everyone who coultl
muster a "ping" were wending' their
way to the Park. Tn the Royal
stand wc noticed His Mnjcuty, II.
R. II. Princess Liliuoknlnni, II. R.
11. Princess Likelike, American Min
ister U. M. Daggett and lady, II. 13.
M. Minister Major Wodehousc and
lady, Admiral Lyons and a number
of ' ofllcors of the Swiftsure and
Mutine. The Royal Hawaiian-Rand
was present and discoursed excellent
music throughout the elay. The
Jockey Club's arrangements were
complete and fully appreciated. The
course was kept very clear by Capt.
Mehrten's and a body of police,
indeed we do not remember ever
seeing so few spectators intruding
on the course. Marshal Parkes' nr
rangements on the outside wore per
fect in every respect, and his men
had very little trouble. It was 10:30
o'clock before the first race was
started. Following is the result:
1st. Kaiulani Platc.-$75.
RUNNING RACE; mile dash ; open
to all horses brul in the Kingdom
that have never run at Kapiolani
.1 . A. Cummin's Daisy, 1
Chas. Lucas', Major, 2
Jns. Campbell's O. II., 3
C. 15. Wilson's Romeo, 0
The start was a very fair one, but
Romeo could not be prevailed on to
join the other horses, so was left at
the post. The race on the home
stretch was a pretty one, Daisy just
managing to gain the wire first by a
short head, O. II. third, well up.
2nil. Koliala Club Cup.
AS WE. 51' STAKE of $50 added.
On.? Mile nnd a quarter Dash; fiee
for all ; weight lor ujjo.
Chas. A. Bailey's Gen. Hancock, 1
.1. A. Cummin's Stanford Colt. 2
J I. J. Agnew's Idle Girl, 3
Mile- Bros.' Snap, 0
This was the race of the day, and
a great deal of money changed
hands on the result. Snap caused
a great deal of trouble at the
starting post, and was finally left
there The race was a very close
one, and somewhat of a surprise,
Hancock winning by half a length,
the favorite Idle Girl close up third.
3rd. Queen's Purae.-$125.
TROTTING JtA.CE; mile' heats;
bet 3 in o to harness; free to all.
Capt. Chmev's. . . ..Joe Dakc. dh, 1 2 1
G. II. IIouo-hrailiiiK's Toby, 3 2 11
Jus. Dodd's. Thomas II., dh, withdrawn
Time 2.11i, 2.-162, 2.14, 2.19ji.
4th Princess' Plate $75,
RUNNING RACE; mile heats; best
2 in :$ free for imported hordes
only; weight for age.
IT. J. Agnew's Idle Boy, 1 1
.Tas. Campbell's Godfrey B., 2 2
I. It. Kynnersley's Kohala Girl, 3 3
In the first heat, Idle Boy was left
a long way behind, but on nearing
the half mile post, he was seen to
be gaining ground rapidly, and
eventually won by a length. He
won the second heat easily. Time
1.53A. 1.58 J-.
6th Queen Emma's Plate $75.
HALF MILE DASH.; for 2-ycar
olds; Hawaiian bred horses; catch
W. II. Cornwell's Mignonette
7th. lunamakaainaua Plate $100.
RUNNING RACE; mile dnsh; free
for all horses bred in tho Kingdom;
weight for age.
Chas. Luca' Poni Moi, 1
Col. Judd's: Flora, 2
.las. Campbell's Lurlinc, 3
Poni IIoi was the favorite, and
confirmed that opinion bj' winning
the race quite easily. Tine 1.53$.
8th Kahuku Cup and $50.
a.fMHVE DASH; free for all 4 year
olds born in the Kingdom.
Jns. Campbell's O. II. ,1
Col. Judd's Flora, 2
Chas. Lucas' bigo, 3
C. B. Wilson Romeo, 0
Tho start for this race was a very
bad one, O. II. getting away with
an advantago which he maintained
to the end, winning easily. Romeo
was again left at the starting post.
0th . Loahi Plato. $25.
10th. Coronation Plate. $100.
RUNNING RACE; half mile dash;
freo for all 2 year olds; catch
J. I. Dowsctt, Jr.'s,....
II. J. Agnow's
Mokulela Stock Parm.. .
...Col. Gift, :i
false start was made by Col.
and Eva. both running the
entire course, leaving Columbine at
the post, Col. Gift coming in ahead.
The Judges odroretl the race to bo
run over again. Tlioy got away to
a good start, and a pretty race
ensued tho whole distance, a blanket
might have covered thorn all, so
close wore they together. Every
inch of the ground was fought up tov'
the homo stretch, Columbine just
winning on the post. Time 52 r.
12th. Amateur Plato. $50.
t N K MILE DASH mi nei m drne
fiee for all pacer--and iioiiu-,io
waon, that have newr beaten 2:5.).
11. .1 . Agnew's Maud, 1
Cecil Brown's Huzzy. 2
V. Horner's Stranger, 3
Maud took the load and won
easily, though the Hon. introducer
of the Bank Bill made up n lot of
lost ground on the home stretch.
13tli.-Haw'n Jockey Club Plato-$125.
RUNNING HACK; 2 mile
open for nil; weight forage.
W. II. Cornwell's Waterford
11. .1. Acnuw's
UNO I4fl 'J
Col. Judd's Telephone'
A gooel start was effected
Waterford loading. After completing
the first circuit of the course, Idle
Girl closed up, anel a beautiful race
ensued between the two. Waterford
being given the race by about six
inches. A great deal of dissatis
faction was expressed with the deci
sion. Time 3.58A.
15th. Casino Cup and $25.
PONY RACE, mile dash; open to
all ponies bred in the Kingdom,
not over 14 hands high; cntih
wolphts. " x
Miles Bros." Mohawk, 1
T. K. Nathaniel's Ehukai, 2
D. Lowell's lennic Peki, 3
S. Knpu's Tyrant, 4
Ehukai took the lead at starting
anel maintaincel it until passing the
half mile post, when Mohawk began
to creep up gradually, winning at
the finish by about three lengths.
16th. Kamehamcha Plate $200.
RUNNING RACE; mile heats;
best 2 in ii; free for all; weight for
J. A. Cummin's Stanford Colt, 1 1
II. .!. Agnew's Idle Boy, 2 2
Miles Bros.' Snap, 0
The first heat, they got away to
a fair start, but Snap swerved at
the first turn, cleared the fence and
got riel of his jockey, who came in
contact with a native girl, but
neither t were hurt. Stanford Colt
won the heat easily, as he also elid
the second one. Time 1.51A. 1.51.
TROTTING RACE: mile dash; tiee
for all express horses.
D. llolloway's Dickson. 1
Bentinora's Dick, disq., 2
Dick came in first but was dis
qualified for running, and the race
awarded to Dickson.
FOOT RACE, 200 YARDS.-$30
1st, Man $20.
2nd, Man 10.
Won by Willie King.
TO LET, five minutes walk from the
Post.Offlce. Enquire at
737 tf J. M. OAT, Jr., & Co.
SITUATION as Governess by compe
tent and experienced lady. Refer
ences. Address, II. C.
730-3t,;! Bqlt.etin Office, Honolulu.
ONE of the finest offices in Honolulu
to let. Enquire of E. II. Thacueu,
iuij4 i'ortst., up siairs.
ROYAL HAWM" AGRICULTURAL
The Society's Second Annual
Will bn Iicltl on Friday &, Wat unlay,
fuiio lUtli and x-ltli, at
KAPBOLANI PARK !
OPENING at 12 M. on FRIDAY, an4 at
10 A.M. on SA'lUKXhVY.
By favor of His Excellency Governor
Dominis, tho Royal I-Iuwaiiah Band will
bo in attendance) throughout Loth days.
AmusemcMs will be provided on tho
ground for children, and refreshments
will be sold at at licensed stalls,
Dodd's busses will run during liotli
day nt reduced rates of fare.
ADMiBSlON, 25 cents; children un.
tier ten years old, free. Freo passes will
bo granjed to the employees of exhi
bitors, nnd can be had on application to
Mr. A. Jaeger, Kanhumuiu street, or to
the Sjcrelarv. J. S. WhBB, Sec'v.
Fair Day Grai BarUacie
VIK13B ! FKME ! ! FItMK ! ! I
JUNE 13th, 1831.
rpHE 1'ublic will he pleased to know
J. that on tho Inst day of tho Airrl.
cultural Fair a Gra 1
will be given on tho
Gionuds at the
'Ihe Bullock to ho sacrificed will he
on Exhibition until noon of, tho Inst
day, when it will thoro ho offered up
gratuitously to all the Public picscut.
Bring along Your Knife and Fork,
and Enjoy Yoursolves.