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r"MlL UNDERSIGNED lmc f 01 inert
J. it copartnership uirtci the linn
imiiu' of ' SWIECKELb & Co." for the
purpose of carrying on n general bank
lug ami exchange buslnc-s nl, Honolulu,
and such other places lit tho Hawaiian
Kingdom as mov be deemed ailvWablo
(Slgnpil) " CLAUS SL'ItKOKlSLS.
Win. G. IRWIN.
l' i LOW.
Honolulu, Jan. 1-lth, 1881.
Kuletriiig to lite above' wojbou; to in.
rorm tho uualncBh public Unit wo are
prepared to make lo.ins, discount upptov.
oil note?, and puicbuso exchange at the
ibetl current iatc. Out arrangements
for sflllnc exchange on the principal
point In the United fiStnte, Em ope,
China, Japan and Ausualla me being
made, and a lien peifccted, filim notice
will be plvcn. Wo shall oNo be prepared
to leceive deposit- on open account,
make collections, and conduct a scnetal
linukinir and cxcltiinon himinn-.s.
010 3ml (signed) Sl'HECKELS & Co.
1USHOT? & Co., fcAJttvERS,
Honolulu, Hawaiian lelanil-.
Draw Exchange on the
X5u.ul ol Oivli tbvniu. S. JF.
And their agent in
NEW YORK. BOSTON. HONG KONG.
Messrs. N. !M. Rothschild &$nn, London.
The Coininotoinl Dank Co of Sydney,
The Coiunicieial Hank Co., ol Sidney,
The, Bank of New Zealand Auckland,
Christchutch, and Wellington.
Tlie Hank of Biilish Columbia, "Vie-
lorln, 15 C. and l'oitland, Or.
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THE 1MJIV BIJTXET1X
cm be had from
M. Oni, Ji, A Cu Meichani st.
Thrum Mciehint si.
1ij& hUi gatUrUn
Pledgtil to noithor Sect nor Paity.
But established for tho benofit of all.
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1SSJ.
THIS EVEHINC'S DOINGS.
Imp. Older of Red Men, at 7:30.
Morning Star Lodge, K of P. 7:30.
Lyons & Levey will sell at 10 a.m
at tho P M S S wharf. immigrant s'
Tl BLACK LIST !
For the Names of those who voto in
the Assembly to sustain
which has gobbled funds, violated
the Laws, and
DeM Pile Opiuion !
The Resolution of Want of Confi
dence in tho Ministry will be acted
have heard of remarks made
about our policj, and striclmes and
milk and water sentiments about onr
being too, personal. And it is meet
that we speak of these matters.
We do not claim to be infaliblc
nor wise above our fellows, but we
arc animated by an earnest desire to
sec fair play and to be consistent.
If, in our zeal, and when excited
with indignation by what we deem
wrong doing, or the recreant acts of
poltroons, we have transgressed any
rules of propriety or gentlemanly ex
pression, we regret it. But we say
now, as m have in the past, and
shall continue to do in the future,
that no power, influence or motive
shall prevent us from declaring our
convictions on public matters. And
totthc liest of our ability and with
nil the force that wo can command
wo will denounce hypocrisy, fraud
The issues are too seiious to per
mit trilling or evasion.
No one who plays with the public
inteiC3ts, or seeks to evade public
duty may hope to ohcnpc punish
mcnt'at our hands.
Wo cannot be intimidated, bought
or in any other manner delenod from
doing what seems to us, our duty.
AN INDEPENDENT JOUniJAL.
The Adcertiser is continually rant
ing about "honest opposition," and
"is unceasing in its supplications to
"honest people to select new standard
bearers, or quit tho ranks of a party
that have such mouth pieces as the
rTi i Tl YT
Daily Bcu.ktin and the Hawaiian
Gazette' "Honest people," on all
important public questions, where
an issue has been joined, expect of
newspapers that they express a de
cided opinion upon one side or the
other, not only as legards the truth
or taisity ol the allegations made,
but as to the tendancy of those
allegations whether it be to
incriminate or to exculpate
the immediate parties concerned.
As to the very important question
now befoic the community, with
reference to the status of the Cabi
net for instance, it tells its readers
that it "believes in holding the Min
istry lusponsiblc for its acts;" but
it offers no decided opinion as to Hie
weijht of the accusations made
agains them by the Finance Com
mittee. It is seemingly not honest
enough to say, that if the allegations
of the committee are true (and none
of them have been denied) the Cabi
net are shamefully at fault, and
should go ; nor yet brave enough to
face an indignant community in open
justification of the Ministerial acts.
But it is not diflicult to sec be
neath its gauscy professions of inde
pendence, its real friendship for
the cause of the man who for so
long a time has inspired the utter
ances of its columns.
It is about thus with this paper
that attempts to constitute itself the
censor oi other people's respecta
bility. Differ with ns and dare to
say so, and you are a "red cap"
rowdy, a "sand lot demagogue,"
and an "exaggerating liar;" the
newspaper that publishes your opin
ions becomes a "bastard sheet" a
"nasty." "dirty," "disreputable
sheet," and your following a "scaly
regiment of disappointed sore
heads," a "tattered and disreputa
ble crowd." These odors of the
purlieus of billingsgate it would ask
us to inhale for the refreshment of
our respectability and the improve
ment of our moral tone.
MR. GIBSON CAPTURES A CONVERT.
We aie glad to hue tho Advertiser
come out tlat-footed at last, and cx
picss some kind of an opinion.
It says this morning: "We be
lieve Mr. Gibson withal to be an
honest, energetic inrl capable ofll
cial." What moic can be said in favor of
"No charge of dishonesty, no ev
idence of using those public moneys
for his own benefit have been proved
The Advertiser has adopted Palo
hau'fc argument. He says thst, Art.
15 of the Constitution, which forbids
the using of money except upon the
authority ol the Legislature, means
that the Ministers must not put pub
lic money in their own pockets; and
unless it can be piovcd that they
have done so, they have done no
THE PROPOSED GOLD LAW.
Wc publish herewith the two gold
bills now before the House, intro
duced respectively by J. Mott Smith
and S. B. Dole. One prime diffei
ence is the amount to which silver
shall be legal tender. Dr. Smith
places the limit at 810, Mr. Dole at
So. In both, the 1st day of Octo
ber next is fixed as the date when
the law shall go into operation. Dr.
Smith's bill is weak in that by Sec.
'1 it leaves it discretionary with the
Minister of Finance to replace any
silver coins which may be in the
Treasury with United States gold.
This gives him the power to keep on
exchanging silver for gold indefi
nitely, theieby giving speculators a
chance to bring in silver, which, pas
sing at the nominal value, will event
ually have to be redeemed with gold
by the Government. Mr. Dole's
bill on the contrary takes the bull by
the horns and makes it mandatory
upon the Minister of the Finance
"during thirty days following the
approval of the Act, to receive all
current silver coin that shall be of
fered at the Treasury to any amount
not less than $10," and does not
allow him at any and all times to ex
change silver for gold, By Mr.
Dole's bill all silver, other than Ha
waiian, is to be used -without delay
for tho purchase of United Stales
gold, and if other silver provo
insufficient for that purpose, Hawai
ian silver also shall be used to buy
United States gold.
Dr. Smith's plan is that for thirty
days tho Treasury shall receive
silver of all denominations except
Hawaiian and American, at their
nominal value ii exchange for Haw
aiian coins at their nominal value.
No advantago is gained by paying
out Hawaiian silver, and certificates
would be much more convenient.
The Minister of Finance is then to
sell the silver in the Treasury, ex
cept Hawaiian and United States, at
the rate of not more than $150,000
per month for United States gold.
There is no conceivable reason why
the business should bo strung along
over a long series of months. It
will simply delay the operation of
the law without any good resulting.
Mr. Dole proposes to issue certifi
cates of deposit for coin received
payable in United States gold after
Another objection to the same
section is that it makes it obligatory
to deposit Jlaivaiian Bonds to the
amount of silver withdrawn, as
security for repayment of the gold.
As there arc a very limited number
of bonds out, this practically shuts
out any person from furnishing
gold, who is not a large holder of
Hawaiian Bonds, even though he
should offer to do so at a cheaper
rate. This is not wise.
Another objection to Dr. Smith's
bill is that it docs not provide for
keeping any gold reserve in the
Treasury ; Mr. Dole's does.
DR. MOTT SMITH'S COLD LAW.
Section 1. From and after the
first day of October, in the year of
our Lord eighteen hundred and
eighty-four, the gold coins of the
United States of America shall be
the standard, and a legal tender, at
their nominal value in the payment
of all debts public and private, with
in the Hawaiian Kingdom.
Section 2. The standard silver
coins of the United States of
America, and the silver coins of the
Hawaiian Kingdom shall be a legal
tender, at their nominal value, for
any amount not exceeding ten dol
lars in any one payment.
Section 3. From and after the first
day of October, 1881, gold and sil
ver coins, other than the coins of the
United Stales and of the Hawaiian
Kingdom, shall be received in the
Treasury at a rate not exceeding
their bullion value, for Government
dues, duties and taxes.
Section 4. It shall be lawful for
the Minister of Finance on and after
the approval of this Act, in his dis
cretion, to replace any silver coins
which may be in the treasury either
as Government realizations or on
deposit on account of any silver certifi
cates which have been issued, with
gold coins of the. United States of
America, in the same manner as
hereinafter provided in Sections 5,
fi and 7 of this Act.
Section 5. Upon the approval of
this Act the Minister of Finance
without delay shall give notice by
public advertisement that for thirty
days, immediately following such
notice, silver coins of all denomina
tions, excepting silver coins of the
Hawaiian Islands and of the United
States, will be received at the Treas
ury at their nominal value in ex
change for Hawaiian coins at their
nominal value ; and the Minister of
Finance without delay shall arrange
through advertisement for tenders,
or otherwise, for the sale, at an
amount not exceeding one hundred
and fifty thousand dollars in each
calendar month, of all the silver
coins which arc or may be in the
Treasury, excepting Hawaiian silver
coins and coins of the United States,
and the delivery of the proceeds of
the sales of said silver coins into the
Treasury in gold coins of the United
Section G. The Minister of
Finance shall require of those per
sons whoso tenders shall be accepted
for the conversion of said silver
coins into gold coins, a deposit in
tho treasury of the Hawaiian Govern
ment bonds, of like amounts as the
nominal value of the silver delivered
to them, and the said bonds shall be
held as security, for the delivery of
the proceeds of tho sale of the silver
coins to tho treasury, in gold coins
of tho United States, and upon such
delivery the bonds so deposited
shall bo returned.
Section 7. The expense, cost and
loss incident to the conversion of
silver coins into the gold coins of
the United States, shall be borne by
the treasury, and the Minister of
Finance is hereby authorized to
provide for the same, from any
monies not otherwise appropriated,
or which may hereafter bo appro
priated, and ho shall render an ac
curate statement of such expenditure
in his report to the Legislative As
sembly. Section 8. Chapter 41 of the
SessionLaws of 187G, bcingan Act to
regulate the currency, and Chapter
37 of the Session Laws of 1880,
being an Act to provide for a
national coinage, are hereby re
pealed, and all Act and parts of
Acts contrary to the provisions of
this Act are hereby repealed.
Section. 9. This Acts shall take
effect from and after the date of its
S. B. DOLE'S GOLD LAV.
Section 1. From and after tho
first day of October, in the year of
our Lord, one thousand eight hund
red and eighty-four, the gold coins
of the United States of America
shall bo the standard and legal ten
der at their nomiunl value, in pay
ment of all debts.
Section 2. The standard silver
coins of the United States of Amciica,
and those silver coins of like res
pective fineness and weight Iherc-
l with, which were lately coined in the
United Stales of Amen and im
ported into this Kingdom, bearing
the impress of tho Hawaiian coat of
Arms and the profile of His Majesty
Kalakaua, shall from and after the
said first day of October bo a legal
tender at their nominal value in
payment of all debts not exceeding
Section 3. For the more effectual
carrying out of this Act, the Minister
of Finance shall at all times during
tho thirty days following the ap
proval of this Act receive all current
silver coin that shall be offered at
the ticasury to any amount not less
than ten dollars and issue therefor
certificates of deposit of the denomi
nations of ten, twenty, fifty, one
hundred, five hundred, one thousand,
five thousand and ten thousand
dollars according to the amount of
silver coin received, payable to
bearer on demand ou and after the
said first day of October, in United
States gold coin without interest.
and shall give due public notice
thereof. The said certificates shall
be signed by the Minister of Finance
and countersigned by the registrar
of public accounts. All silver coins
received in exchange for such cer
tificates, excepting Hawaiian silver
coins shall be used without delay
for the purchase of United
States gold coin, which shall be held
as a special deposit to be used only
for the cancellation of the said cer
tificates. And the Minister of Fi
nance is hereby authorized and
instructed to take from the treasury
sufficient money not otherwise ap
propiiated, or from any nppiopria
tion that may be provided for that
purpose, to make up in the United
States gold coin the numerical loss
in dollars suffered in exchanging
the said silver coin for United States
gold coin, and to deposit the same
with the said special deposit as a
part thereof. All Hawaiian silver
coin received in exchange for such
certificates shall be held as a special
deposit to be used if it should be
come necessary for the purchase of
United States gold coin for the can
cellation of the said certificates, in
which case the numerical loss suf
fered in exchanging the said
Hawaiian coin for United States
gold coin shall be made up in the
same maimer provided above in the
case of other silver coin ; provided,
however, that the Minister of Fi
nance shall immediately replace one
fifth of the said Hawaiian silver coin
with United States gold coin in the
manner provided above, and shall
alwas, from time to time as the said
reserve of gold coin shall become
l educed by the redemption of any of
the said certificates, replace more of
the said Hawaiian silver coin with
United States gold coin in the same
manner as above provided, so that a
permanent reserve of the United
States gold coin equal to at least a
one-fifth proportion of the certificates
outstanding on account of the said
Hawaiian silver coin shall be pro
vided for the redemption of the said
Section 4. On and after the said
first day of October the Minister of
Finance may, at his discretion, re
ceive United States gold coin on
deposit to any amount not less than
fifty dollars, and shall issue therefor
certificates of deposit of such di
nominations as he shall deem to be
for the public interest, payable to
bearer on demand without inteicst.
The said certificates shall be signed
by the Minister of Finance and
countersigned by the Registrar of
Public Accounts, and the money
received for such certificates shall
be hold as a special deposit to be
used only for the cancellation of the
Section 5. This Act shall become
a law from and after the date of its
approval, and an Act entitled "An
Act to Regulate the Currency,"
approved the 12th day5 of September'
187G and Section -179 of tho Civil
Code as amended by Chapter 41 of
the Laws of 187-1, an Act entitled
"An Act to Provide for a National
Coinage," approved the 14th day of
August, A. D. 1880, and all other
Acts and parts of Acts inconsistent
with tho provisions of this Act arc
hereby repealed, such repeal to take
effect on the said first day of October.
TiiuitSDAY, June 2G Continued.
Second reading of a bill i elating
to the Intermediary Court, Oahu,
Passed to engrossment and will be
read a third time on Tuesday.
Second reading of a bill to amend
i'iiM'1 fr i
Section 1, Chapter 90 of the Civil
Code. Passed to eugiossmont and
will bo read a third time on Thurs
Third reading of a bill to amend
Section 782 Civil Code, relating to
tho time and plncc of holding elec
Third reading of a bill for the
endowment of a chair of National
Science and Chemistry in Oahu Col
Third reading of a bill to amend
Section 532 Civil Code, relating to
Custom House collections. Owing
to a mistake the bill was ordered to
Third reading of a bill lo amend
Chapter 32 Penal Code, relating to
the offence of libel. Passed.
Third reading of a joint lcsolution
authorising the Minister of Finance
to pay over to tho treasurer of the
Queens Hospital $7001.83 balance
of hospital fund. Passed.
The House adjourned at 3 : 15 v. m.
Fiuday, June 27.
The House assembled at 10 a. m.
After prayer by the Chaplain, the
minutes of the preceding day were
read and confirmed.
Mr. Kowcll, from the Committee
on Commcicc, lcportcd on a peti
tion against the impoitation of dyna
mite and other explosives, the same
be laid on table. Repoit icceivcd.
Mr. C. Brown, from tho Revising
Committee, reported it had pleased
His Majesty to sign the joint resolu
tion, to appropriate 50,000 for the
promotion of Japanese immigration.
Mr. Rowell, from the Committee
on Coraraei ce, reported on the peti
tion to allow veternary surgeons to
practice, that the same be laid on
tabic until a bill is introduced. Also,
ori the bills to amend Sections 1419
and 1420, relating lo contract
laborers, the same be indefinitely
postponed. Reports received and
laid on table.
Minister Gulick read, first time,
a resolution relating to the payment
for the settlement of a difference in
postal accounts with the United
States. The resolution was l'eforred
to the Attorney General for him to
put in the form of a bill and present
to the House at 1 o'clock.
Mr. Kaulukou moved the order of
the day. Carried.
The House resolved itself into
Committee of the Whole, Mr. Walker
in the chair. The first item taken
Salary Police Justice, Hilo, $2,
Salary Police Justice, Lahaina,
Mr. Kalua moved it be increased
Mr. Dole said, if we raise one
salary we should have to keep on
doing it with others. I am opposed
to any increase. The salary as fixed
for that position is adequate.
Mr. Kaulukou said the duties of
that office arc increasing and he
favored the amendment. On a vote
being called the salary was raised lo
Mr. G. Blown moved to insert at
this point, an item of $84 salary un
paid Police Justice Lahainn. Carried.
Salary Police, Justice Waihtku
Mr. Kaulukou moved it be
amended to read $3600.
Mr. W. O. Smith had a great deal
of respect for the justice and would
be pleased to raise it, but it is im
possible to do it.
Mr, Dolo said, the motion to in
crease would have come with more
force if it had not como from a
judge himself. Wo are not here to
line peoples pockets. It looks too
much like log rolling. The salary
ns it stands is quite sufficient.
Mr. Kalua spoke in favor of tho
Mr. Aholo, said he was not a
Police Justice now, but a lepresen
tative. Tho salary was not at all
adequate for the position.
Mr. C. Brown moved it pass at
Mr. Kauhane said it was well to
bo liberal if you had the means.
Mr. Kalua called the attention of
the House to the Chief Justice
report which says: "The increase of
our population by immigration from
diverse countries is making it more
and more diflicult for our native
District Judges to maintain order
and a proper administration of the
1 law, especially
in districts remote
iii'i 'ii i 'ii""r '"" " " ' mimm" u'-juxmumwn
fmm the capital. But a
magistrates of better education and
judgement can only he obtained by
the appropriation of largely inci eased
Ayes and noes were then called
on the motion to increase it to $3G00
resulting as follows ; Ayes 21, no"oa
The committee took a recess of an
hour and a half.
On le-nssembling after recess the
Committee took tip the considera
tion of the Appropriation Bill.
Salary District Judge. North Hilo,
Salary District Judge, Puna, $S00.
Salary District Judge, Kan, $1200.
Salary District Judge, Noith
Kona, $800. On motion ofMr.
Nahinu it. was raised to S1000.
Salary Disliict Judge. South
Kona, $800. Passed.
Salary Police Justice, Noith Ko-
On motion of Mr. G. Blown, who
remarked he was afraid he would
incur the displeasure of economists,
the salary was increased to $2,400.
Distiict Judge, South Kohala,
Distiict Judge, Hamakua, $1200.
Ou motion of Mr. Kaulukou the
salary was raised to $1800.
District Judge, Ilonuaula, $1200.
Mr. Aholo moved it be $2400 it is a
very large distiict.
Mr. W. O. Smith, that it be placed
at $1800. The item was finally
passed at $2000.
District Judge, liana, $1000. On
motion of Mr. Gardner it was in
creased lo $1200.
Distiict Judge, Lanai, $G0O.
REPORT OF DR. BR0DIE TO COMMIT
TEE ON PRISON, ETC., CONCERNING
Honolulu. June 7. 1884
Hon. W. O. Smith,
Chairman of Committee on Ptison, etc.
Sin: As requested, I herewith
submit to your Committee my views
concerning some needed changes,
from a sanitary point of view, in
the internal economy of Oahu Pris
on. Increased accommodation is
necessary, as at times three pris
oners have to occupy one cell, while
in my estimation there should not
be more than one in a cell. The
whole structure needs a thorough
overhauling, as the large cracks in
the partitions provide a too secure
retreat for bed-bugs, with which
vermin the building is almost con
stantly overrun. The enclosure is
too small for the proper accommo
dation of the usual number of pris
oners. The water-closets as at pre
sent situated and constructed, are a
positive nuisance and should be re
moved to a greater distance from
the Hospital and the sheds, which
form the only shelter for those who
are confined there during the day,
and be reconstructed on a larger
scale, and more improved plan.
Additional facilities for bathing
should also be provided.
In regard to the Hospital, it is an
absolute necessity for the proper
treatment of the sick, that a bath
room and water-closet be attached
to that building; also that some
changes bo made in the culinary de
partment, whereby properly cooked
and suitable feed can be supplied
J. Bkodie, M. D.
AnoLO's salary, as Police Justice
of Wailuku was raised this morning
by tho Assembly from $2,400 to
$3,G0O by a vote of 21 to 14. The
noble patriot voted on the question
himself,!! in favor of the increase.
With lhe assesorship. and an in
crease of $1,200.$ in his salary, he
is getting more than his share of
Bishop "Whipple, when in Phila
delphia, told this story: He was
standing in wrapt silence in York
Minster, overcome by the grand in
terior, when ho was approached by
a typical countryman, who ex
claimed: "Wall, stranger, theio's
one thing pnrly sartin, the man who
put up tliia hero didn't build stun
houses for thiirscl's and old wooden
honses for their God, did they?"
A wise man ought to hope for tho
best, be prepared for tho worst, and
bare with equanimity whatever may
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