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inline 01 ' SPHEl'IvKLS & Co." for the
nurpuiu of cm tying on a general bank.
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P. F. LOW.
Honolulu, Jan. 14th, 1884.
Helming to tho tibovo wo boi ' "
orin the butdness public that'wc are
prcpurcd to make loans, discount upprov.
od note.", and puichaso exchange at the
best curieul inlo. Our arrangements
for selling exchange on the principal
points in the United (States, Europe,
China, Japan and Australia arc being
made, and when perfected, due notice
will lie given. Wo shall also be prepared
to. lcueive dcpoMt on open account,
make collection, and conduct a general
banking and exchange business.
010 ihnl) (signed) SPRECKELS & Co.
BISHOP & Co., BANKERS,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.
Draw Exchange on the
LSiutlv oL' C'ttli i'omiu. fcJ. IP.
And their agents in
NEW YORK, BOSTON. HONG KONG.
.UeM. X. M. Rothschild &Snn, London.
The Commercial Bank Co., of Sydney,
The Commercial H.uik Co., ot Sulney,
Tlie Bank of Nov Zealand: Auckland,
Cliristchurch, and "Wellington.
The Bank of British Columbia, .'Vic
toria, 15. ( and Poitland, Or.
Transact aGcncrnllaukiug Buine.
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Pledged to neither Sect nor Party.
But established for tho benefit of all.
THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 18S4.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Mystic Lodge, No. 2, 7:30.
Ladies' Prayer Meeting. Fort St
Church, at 3 o'clock.
The Dank Chatter come up on its
second reading this afternoon, and
was indefinitely postponed by a vote
of 35 to 2. .
The following are the ayes and
noes on the question of indefinite
Ayes. Gibson, Gulick, Kapena,
Neumann. Bishop, Cleghorn, Parker,
Dowsett, Mott Smith, Kaae, Walker,
Kcau, Lilikalani, Baker, F. Brown,
Amara, Kaulia, Kalua, Richardson,
Kanealii, W. 0. Smith, Kamakele,
Gardner, Niiwahi, Hitclicock, Kau
wila, Kauhane, Nahinu, Pilipo, G.
Brown, Kaunamano, Dole, Rowell,
Kupihca and Nakalcka. Total 35.
Noes. Kuilielani & Cecil Brown.
The result was received with lolid
A MONOPOLY FOR LAWYERS.
Hon. Kaunamano, member from
Hnm'akua, who lias distinguished
himself by his resolutions for car
riages and postage stamps, lias failed
in one little scheme. It was in the
form of a law to prevent all persons
except licensed lawyers from draw
ing tip legal documents. By its
wording no one could write out a
lease or deed for himself, or any
contract or promissory note, how
ever simple.' ' f
Tho Hon. D.llNahinu, member
from. South Konn, .and some, others
favored the bill, and seriously tried
to carry it through.
Mr. Kaunamano and Mr. Nahinu
will have to be shown up a little
'more before the session is over.
Their constituents and the public
generally need to be enlightened
upon the character of these men,
and .the means they employ in their
respective districts to accomplish
their ends.! ;
J ITtJi inst., wjvgiHiroamtcd
the supporters of the Ministry
among the Representatives, and the
offices which they held. On the
18tb ther.e wag published a .list of
the newly appointed tax-assessors.
A comparison of tho two lists gives
food for thought.
Supporters of the ministry in the
House. Palohnu, Anmrn. Kuulin.
Kaulukou. Lilikalani. linker. Aholo.
Kupihen. Nakaleka. Kamakele,
Gardner. Kaunamano. Nnhintt and
Newly appointed tax-assessors,
l'alohau, Katilukou. Aholo. Kupihen.
Kamakele. Gnrdner, Knnamano and
It, may be that this coincidence is
simply accidental, and that the Min
ister of Finance has simply selected
those whom he thought best fitted for
the position, but it has a look about
it that "sore-heads" might think
RESOLUTION OF WANT OF CONFI
DENCE. Hon. S. B. Dole introduced a res
olution of want of confidence in the
Ministry this morning.
Mv. Kaulukou, with ins usual
single eye to the interests of his con
stituents, immediately moved that
the resolution be indefinitely post
poned. Upon " call of the ayes and
noes, Kuilielani and Kaulukou had
the honor of voting in favor of kill
ing the resolution, against the bal
ance of the House.
The discussion of the resolution
has been made the order of the day
Saturday. We will now have a
chance to know how members stand.
Their records will go before the
whole country, and a Representative
who says he has confidence in this
Ministry, will have a slim chance of
ever gracing the Legislative Hall
A good measure was passed by the
Legislature recently. It was a bill
providing for the establishment of a
Board of Prison Inspectors, to in
spect the Oahu Prison, with power
to inspect all other prisons and lock
ups on the Island of Oahu. The
board is to consist of the Police Jus
tice of Honolulu as ex-oflieio chair
man, and two appointed members.
The appointed members to be ap
pointed by the Minister of the In
terior on the nomination of the At
torney General ; to be chosen from
citizens of Honolulu who hold no
Government office, to be appointed
for two years and serve without pay.
No powers are given the board
which will conflict with the authority
of the Minister of the Interior or
Marshal ; but frequent inspections
and stated reports are required.
Certain of the reports are to be pub
lished, and the Minister of the In
terior and Marshal are to adopt the
recommendations made so far as
may be practicable.
We believe that much good will
result if wise appointments arc
SORE-HEADS AND MISSIONARIES.
There have been no severer at
tacks on Gibson and his Ministry
than those which Widemann and
Rhodes have made. Gibson, his
Ministers, Spreekels and their po
litical adherents have received no
keener or deeper thrust than from
the knightly lance of the Daily Jla
xcaiian, Tho planters and their trustees
gave the King in 1882 full warning
of the danger which lay before him
with a Gibson policy or Ministry.
None of the above gentlemen can
be charged with being cither sore
heads or "d d missionaries." They
represent the honest feeling of the
whole country, outside of the "pick
ings and stealings" crowd. That
crowd may continue to use the Ad
vertiser as its niouth-piece, but this
community will not take the often
repeated advice of that journal as to
the proper way to manage the politi
cal questions of the day.
The opposition is not conducted
foifctlio purpose of making the Min
istry and its friends comfortable,
and we arc glad that they do hot.
MR. GIBSON AND MR. RHODES.
The controversy which has arisen
between Mr. Rhodes and Mr, Gibson
is briefly as follows :
Mr. G. charged Mr. R. with im
proper partiality in hnving appointed
four of the opposition on tho Fi
nance Committee. Mr. R. subse
quently replied thathoad appointed
the committee with regard to their
fitness for the work', and went on to
say that he had been a staunch friend
of Mr. G.'s until things came to such
a pass that he could not with regard
to his conscience, his bclf respect or
his honor longer act with hint, in
consequence of his arbitrary and in
sulting conduct in connection with
tho Board of Education, and that he,
Mr. R. had terminated his associa
tion with Mr. G. by his resignation
from the Board of Education, July
To this Mr. G. replied, stating
that the statements made by Mr. R.,
in regard to the transactions of the
Board, were false, and that Mr. R.
did not terminate his association
with him at that time. Mr. R. then
produced documents showing that
his statements were correct, which
documents were published. To this
Mr. G. replied through the papers,
saying that Mr. R. had suppressed a
most important fact, vital to the cor
rect understanding of the contro
versy, in that he had called attention
alone to occurrences connected with
the Board of Educatoh, and to his
resignation therefrom in July last as
being the occasion when we finally
parted company, but we
still continued officially associated
together in the Board of Immigra
tion until the Hth of September last,
when Mr. R. resigned from the
Board of Immigration. Ilcuce, it
was at that time, and then only, that
he finally severed his official associa
tion with me.
Now, the simple fact is that al
though Mr. Rhodes resigned Sept.
15, 1883, from the Board of Immi
gration, the board had met but once
since the coronation, February,
1883, and the reason given by Mr.
Rhodes for resigning was that "ex
cept at that meeting, although im
portant business pertaining to the
Bureau has been transacted, our
attendance has not been called for."
As a matter of fact then, Mr. Rhodes
did not act with Mr. Gibson after
he resigned from the Board of Edu
cation. Mr. Gibson statments have been
refuted at every stage of the eon
trovcrsj. BUMPS AND JINKS ON THE FINANCE
La&t Saturday evening, our re
porter strolled around to the Hotel,
to see what was going on. but all
seemed quiet, and so he went on to
the verandah and seating himself in
one of the large chairs, lit a cigar
and prepared to rest a little. He
had but just fairly settled down
when along came Bumps and Jinks.
They had come up from the Billiard
Room, and as they lounged into two
of the chairs near by, Bumps was
finishing a remark about Sam Parker
and the great Unknown, or the un
known Sam Parker, or something to
that effect. After a moment's
pause Bumps asked Jinks if he had
been around to the Legislature
"Oh, yes," he replied, "I've
been there for three days listening
to the row over the report of the
Finance Committee." "Tell me all
about it, for I have been too busy
to go around there myself," said
Bumps. "Well, it was more like
fun than anything I've seen since
that day Hall, and Cooke, and Dil
lingham were performing on Fort
"You sec that Finance Committee
was mado up of Brown, who is a
boss accountant, and Rowell an en
ginqor, Smith a lawyer, and Nawahi
who is an old hand at the business,
and a poi man, Kcau. Besides they
engaged Carter, a perfect terror, one
of those sort of fellows you read of
in the times of the inquisition, to
holp 'em out, and (hey just turned
t'ne business inside out and showed
what that pious old rat who is boss
minister had been doing. It was a
small day of judgment, and there
was a smell of sulphur and brim
"The report had been read be
fore, and tho ball began by the
President calling on Dr. Smith to
take the chair. He blushed a little
and then cfirtesicd and went up
there. He ain't any new hand; he
is an old stager ; looks kind of gen
tle and mild, but you ought to see
him when he's waked up. Why, it
was only six years ago that he was
a Minister, and Gibson was going
for him. They set-to like two fight
ing cocks. It's kind of hard to
rouse the Doctor, but after a square
kick in the abdomen and a punch or
two on the nose, he fights till you
can't see him for the fur that flics."
"Is that so?" replied Bumps.
"I should hardly thought it, he
looks so non-commitallike." "Well,
as I was saying tho ball began.
First the old boss got up and clear
ed his throat, with a sound like
when they let go anchor, then he
rolled his eyes, and rubbed his
hands together, cleared his throat
again, and said, 'Mr. Chairman,'
Then he went on with tho darndest
yarn you ever heard ; he talked
mostly about some clothes, women
wear out of sight, and turkeys and
things, and about the committee
fellows, and the President who ap
pointed them and everything but
the things they said he'd done. He
ittst didn't seem to know what to
say, but tried to mix things up. and
he sat down.
"Then the other Ministers each took
a turn, the finance bellowed in kana
ka and I couldn't understand htm ;
the Interior chap said he didn't
know how things did stand, but
guessed they was kind of crooked,
the lawyer Minister he followed, and
I could sec by the way he got mad
and called names that he was
"Then the opposition fellows went
to work and chawed them up till
you'd thought they was sausage
"Well, the thing went on for three
days. The Ministers knew that
they had bought cuough votes b'
making tax assessors and things of
the representatives, but they didn't
seem to dare stop it. And finally
they sneaked out by preventing a
"I tell you I believe tho funeral of
that lot lias been- appointed, and the
neighbors wont be disappointed."
"Well," said Bumps " it may be,
but some say that evcrythings blown
over now, and the Ministers arc all
"Don't you put money on it,"
replied Bumps, "if you over see a
boy in school that's been stealing
apples deny it, and look down and
twist his fingers and dig his toes into
the floor, while the apples was stick
ing out of his pockets, and hear the
old man tell him to stand there till
he comes back, you know Avhat to
expect when the old man got back.
I tell you what it is, I wish I was as
sure of good luck as those fellows
arc that they are not wanted."
Wkd.st.sday, Juki: 25. Continued.
Nihoa Kipi SGOO
Mm. P. Nahaolelua (500
Mr. Keau moved to insert an item
of $000 for Mrs. D. L. Kinimaka.
LKGISIATUKi: AND 1'IUVY COUNCIL.
Expenses of Legislature of 1884 . $150,000
Minister Kapena moved it be
made $40,000 as a resolution has
passed to that effect. Carried.
Secretary of Privy Council 200
Incidentals of Privy Council 100
Mr. C. Brown moved that the
items for salaries of Chief Justice
and the two Associate Judges bo
postponed for the present, as there
is a bill before the House for five
Judges and an increase of salaries
Mr. Kaulukou thought that ought
not to delay consideration. He
moved that the Chief Justice's
salary bo increased from $12,000 to
$13,000. - , ' ,';
Mr. Dole was in favor of the
motion to postpone.
The motion to postpone was
Salary Clerk Supremo Court $0,
The salary of the Deputy Clerk
was raised from $3,800 to $-1,000.
Salary 2d Deputy Clerk $2,100.
Mr. Dole moved the next item
inserted be $1,500 salary, for Libra
rian, and Copyist.
Mr. Richardson moved tho item
be indefinitely postponed. Carried.
Salary Interpreter Supreme and
Police Courlh 4,000
Mr, Kaulukou moved it be amend
ed to read $5,000. Lost and the
item passed at $4,000.
Mr. Hitchcock moved that an
item be here inserted for Interpreters
for district and Police Courts at
$4,000. Tho motion was lost.
Salary Circuit Judge, Maui, $4,
000. Passed. His traveling ex
penses $200. Passed.
Salary Circuit Judge Ililo and
Kan, $2,400. Passed.
Circuit Judge, Kohala, Koim, etc.,
Mr. Kaunamano moved it be $B,-
Circuit Judge, Kauai, $4,000.
Mr. Richardson moved it be in
serted as $3, GOO. Lost.
Police Justice, Honolulu, $!),G00.
Mr. Kanealii said, the appropria
tion last year was $0,000, he objected
to its being raised, it would place
him on nearly the same level as the
Chief Justice and Supremo Judges.
Tho Attorney General said, the
salary was raised with the intention
of confining the Judge strictly to his
duties of Judge and not to practice
Mr. W. O. Smith moved it be
Mr. Kaulukou was strongly in
favor of the increase.
Tho ayes and noes were called and
the salary remains at $0,000, by a
vote of G to 27.
The Committee rose and reported
progress, aim inc uouso aujuuiucu
at d o'clock.
TnuitsPAY, Juxi: 20.
Tho House assembled at 10 a. si.
After prayer by the Chaplain, the
minutes of the preceding day were
read and confirmed.
Mr. Bishop, from the .Committee
on Education, reported on a petition
from district of Makawao, relating
to the reduction of school tax to $1,
that the same be laid on table. Also,
relating to a petition for an English
school at Waikapu, the same be re
ferred to Board of Education. Also,
relating to releasing parents having
five children from school tax, be
laid on table. Also, a petition re
lating to the preparation of a dic
tionary by Joseph Kanapu, the same
is unnecessary as one is now being
prepared by Rev. Mr. Lyons. Also,
from South Kona, for the establish
ment of boarding schools throughout
the Islands, the same be referred to
Board of Education. The above
reports were all accepted by the
Mr. Pilipp, from the Committee
on Printing, reported the majority
report of the Committee of Thirteen
on police and prisons, as printed.
Ordered to be distributed.
Minister Gibson, in answer to a
resolution, presented a report relat
ing to the fees received from Ha
waiian Consuls. The only place
mentioned in the report as having
paid any is Boston, the amount
being $312. The Consul at London
is paid a salary of $800, and the
fees at San Francisco arc the largest
received. The report was received
and laid on table.
Minister Gulick presented an ad
ditional statement relating to pri
vileges granted to the Oceanic
Steamship Co. Laid on table.
Mr. Kalua read, first time, a bill
for the disposing of Government
Lands in small holdings. Read a
second time by its title and then
referred to Revising Committee.
Mr. Dole read first time a bill to
facilitate the acquiring and settle
ment of homesteads. Read a
second time by its title and referred
to Revising Committee.
Mr. Kaulukou read first time a
bill to suppress lotteries, rallies and
other games of chance.
Mr. Dole offered a resolution ex
pressing a want of confidence in the
The ncn.mcniber in support of
his resolution, asked'that it be mado
special order of the day for Satur
day. Mr. Kaulukou moved it be inde
Mr. Palohau moved it be laid on
tho table, and be considered with
the report of the Committee on
Mr. W. O. Smith said the resolu
tion is a plain and simple one, and
the House is aware of the causes.
Mr. Aholo said ho was in favor of
the consideration of the resolution
on some day that was considered
Mr. Kaulukou said tho reason lie
moved indefinite postponement was,
because the resolution was not full
enough, and does not state any
Mr. Kalua said tho newspapers
, are full about the doings of tho
Ministry, nnd he wanted a free dis
cussion. Tho resolution is brought
in here and ample time is asked to
be allowed to prepare for its disctit
don. Mr. Baker said he was not a law
yer, so could not say whether it was
a good indictment or not. If it will
carry out things 1 would like to w
done, I will support it. During
the discussion of the Finance Re
port, I got considerably worked up
and was -o much interested that I
bought a pair of spectacles so as 1
could read it thoroughly. The Com
mit! eo say in their report there are
still other matters, they might have
mentioned but concluded to rest
where they did. If the resolution
is to draw out those facts. I am in
favor of it. I told my constituents
when I was going roitnd before
election, that if elected and the
statements and reports made in the
newspapers were correct, I would
buy a-big pair of boots and kick the
Ministry out. There may be good
come out of it. As I have now
emitted my gas I move the previous
Ayes and noes were then called
for .indefinite postponement which
was lost, 30 to 2, and the resolution
will be special order of the day for
Minister Neumann offered a joint
resolution to relieve certain parties
from paying bail to the amount of
of $300, the same having been for
feited by the absconding of the
principal, wlto was charged for sell
ing liquors. Referred to Judiciary
At 12 o'clock the House took a
On re-assembling after recess, the
joint resolution for the promotion of
Japanese Immigration came up for
its third reading.
Mr. Mott Smith moved it pass.
Mr. W. O. Smith would ask
where the money is coming from.
Mr. Mott Smith said it was not
necessary to pajr any money at once
but bills of credit would have to be
given and met when due.
Mr. Keau said the resolution read
that an item of $50,000 should be
inserted in the appropriation bill for
The resolution was finally passed.
The order of the day was next
Consideration of the bill to in
corporate a gas company in Hono
lulu in Committee of the Whole.
Mr. Walker took the chair. Section
13 was then considered. Nature of
Mr. Keau moved it be struck out.
Mr. Baker offered a new section
in place of Section 13, granting all
privileges as passed in Section 2 of
the gas bill, 1878.
Mr. Dole moved the substituted
section be indefinitely postponed.
Mr. Baker finally withdraw his
Section II was then read, relating
to quality of gas. Passed.
Section 15. Expiration of fran
chise was next read. On motion of
Mr. Baker, this section was struck
Mr. C- Brown moved that the
title of the bill be changed so as to
read "An Act granting a franchise
to a gas company in Honolulu."
The Hon. member also moved the
Committee to rise and recommond
tho House to pass the bill as amend
ed. Tho report was adopted, and
the bill will come up for third read
ing on Wednesday.
Minister Gulick gave notice of a
resolution relating to Post-Ofllce
, Third reading of a bill for the
holding of an additional term of the
third Judicial Ciicuit Court. Passed.
Second reading of a bill to incor
porate the Hawaiian National Bank.
Mr. Dole presented a largo num
ber of petitions from Mr. John Nott,
with over a thousand signatures
against the bank bill.
Mr. Kalua moved the bill be in
Mr. C. Brown said, he introduced
the bill but there had been so much
talk against that it is already sat
Ayes and Noes were then called
for indefinite postponement, result
ing as folllows: Ayes, 35 ; Noes, 2.
(in a hurry): "Is this