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fr BANKING NOTICE. THE TURKEY CABINET !
rpi, UNDEltMUNED have foimcd
JL n uiparl net ship under llio Jltm
name of" SPliEL'KELS & Co." for the
purpose of canyiugona general bank
ing :tml eohange buiui'-s ntjllouolulu.
mill such oilier places in the Hawaiian
Kingdom as mnv be deemed advisable
(Signed) GLAUS SPRECKKI.S.
Wm. u. num.
F. l LOW.
Uoribluln, Jan. 14th, lfc8i.
Ueferring to the above wcjboq to in
form tho business publio that wo arc
prtpared to make loans discount npprov.
cd notes, and puiehasc ,change at the
best cut rent i.iics. Our arrangements
for selling exchange on the principal
))oiuts m the United States, Europe,
China, Japan and Australia arc being
made, and when perfected, fduc notice
will be given. We "hull also bcpicpared
to tecuive deposit on oj)cn account,
- make collection, and conduct a general
banking and c.elmncc business.
(510 Umb (signed) bPRECKELS & Co.
BISHOP & Co., BARKERS,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
Draw Exchange on the
nnttlv ol Culii'ovuiu, S. X
And their agents in
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Messrs. N M.ltollischild&Sou, London.
The Commercial Hank Co . of Sydney,
The Comnu'icinl U.tnl; Co., of Sjdnej,
The Bank of New Zealand: Aueklnnd,
Ohristehurch, and Wellington.
The B.mU ul BrltUh Columbln, ;Vlc
lorhi, P. (.'.and L'otlltiuil, Oi.
Ti.insarl njGcneralBanUiinj BusiiHsb.0
JOG!) ly b
A DIVIDEND of $5 pi share (2nd
quattcrly dividend) h payable to
day at the office of Castle & Cooke, on
the. stock of the Paia Plantation Co
W H CASTLE, Secretin
T.VJlw Paia Plantation.
THE IAIFjY IfitTIiliETirK
cm he hud liotn
J. it. Oat, Jr, & Co Ieiehuiit st.
T. ). Thnim Merchant t.
I'lDdjcd to neither Boot nor Party
Bat established for tho.boaoSt of nil .
MONDAY, JUNE 30, 1884.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Band, Emma Square, 7:30.
Algaroba Lodge, I.O.G.T., 7:30.
Harmony Ledge, I.O.O.F., 7:30.
Book-keeping class Y- M. C. A.
7 shai p.
Cut ttlis out and Save it for
A List of the Men
who, on the 28th June, 1884,
voted to While-wash
The Turkey CaMnet
KAPENA and NEUMANN.
.A Ministry which has gobbled funds,
, ' oponly violated the laws,
j&STand defies Public Opinion.-Q5Ji
J. S. WALKER,
. G. V. MAOFARLANK,
J. P. PARKER,
r P. -P. KANOA,
J. E. BUSH,
kaulia, ; , ' ,.
Having Captured Enough Re
presentatives with Tax-As-sessorships,
and with tho
Aid of Their Own Baliots
DEFEATS A RESOLUTION OF
WANT OF CONFIDENCE 1
BY A VOTE OF 25 to 21 !
The following is a list of ayes and
noes, upon a motion to Indefinitely
Postpone the Resolution :
Ayes Gibson, Gulick, Kapena,
Neumann. Walker, Macfarlane,
Bush, Kaae, Kuihelani. Kanoa,
Parker, Palobati, Amara, Kattlia,
Kaulukon, Baker, Lilikalani, Kcau.
Aholo, Kamakele, Gardner, Kauna
niano, Nahinu, Kupihca, Nakaleka.
Noes "Widenmnn,Biyliop,"Vildei ,
Judd, Smith, Martin. Dowsctl,
Dole, Rotvell, F. Brown, C. Brown,
Kalua. Richardson, "SV. O. Smith,
Kanealii, G. Brown, Hitchcock,
Nawahi. Kaitwila, Pilipo, ivutthanc.
MR. GIBSON INSULTS MR. HENRY
WATERHOUSE AND IS CONVERTED
INTO A ROAD CRUSHER.
As the crowd left the Government
Building, Saturday afternoon, after
the discussion of the resolution of
want of confidence Mr. Gibson and
Mr. Henry Watei house approached
the door togethoi, and the former
bov.ed to the latei, the bow being
returned. Gibson then said. "You
have lost yom vote." Waterhoube
replied, "I don't considet it so.
Yom voting foi youiaclf dora not
count." Gibson replied, l,You lost
youi money and your vote, aud
your bribery did no good." Air. J.
T. Water-house, Sr., approached at
thin moment and said, ''Gibson you
are a scoundrel sir," shaking a cane
in hi9 face. Gibson, in a encciing
tone, "That's what you mean is it."
Waterhousc, Sr., "Yes air, you ate
a scoundrel sii." 11. Waterhousc
to Gibson. "You lie if you say I
used money. You take that back."
At the same time he seized Gibson
by the coat collar, tripped him and
threw him on his back on the ground.
The hystandcib immediately inter
fered and beyond a good deal of
loud talk on the part of the fat boy
of the Foreign Office, nothing further
G. W. MACFARLANE AND J. P. PARKER.
Upon the heads of these two men
must lest the responsibility of de
feating the resolution of want of con
fidence in the Ministry. Had they
voted the other way, the vote would
have been 23 to 23, and the vote of the
President would have given a
majority against the Ministry in
spite of their voting for themselves.
Why do wc single out these two
men ? Because Mr. Parker is an
intelligent man, of independent
fortune, who had not the slightest
excuse for making himself the tool
of Gibsonism. Because Mr. Mac
farlane is one of the prominent
business men of this community, is
possessed of more than ordinary
intelligence, and is thoroughly fami
liar with the methods and principles
of the Cabinet, and the sentiments
of tho community. He knows that
the Cabinet has trodden under foot
the Constitution and the Law, and
yet knowing the right he has de
liberatcty chosen the wrong.
It may be that the Government
pickings which hC has received, the
water pipe, the Government rail
road, the dredge, the Portuguese
Immigration, have had nothing to
do with salving over Mr. Macfar
lane's conscience, but when a man
is connected with the Government
in this way, and votes to sus
tain the Ministry in the face
of an undented report like that
of the Finance Committee, and in
spite -of the acknowledged defiance
of law on the pait of the cabinet, the
suspicion that he has favored his
pocket at the expeuse of his piiuci
pies is so strong as to amount to a
certainty. Take away G. W. Mac
fat lane's government contracts and
he would have voted as his conscience
told him, against tbc Ministry. As it
is he has forfeited his self respect, the
respect of his fellow citizens and the
right to be considered as anything
else than a schemer for his own bene
fit, at the expense of his honor and
the publio good.
AN ANALYSIS OF SATURDAY'S VOTE.
The vote on the resolution 'df want
of confidence leads on its face 25 to
21 in favor of the Ministry. In
considciiug the question of whether
or not the Cabinet have the confi
dence of the Assembly, and tho rel
ative weight of the voto cast, it is of
no importance to know that Messrs.
Gibson, Gulick, Kapena and Neu
mann havo confidence in themselves,
and voted the whitewash ticket
straight ; therefore, striking off their
four voles, the voto stands 21 to 21.
This would give the President the
casting vote, which would have been
against the Ministry. As a matter
of lacl then, outside of tho,Ministry,
who Noic on ttial, a majority of
those present were against the Min
istry. But when wc examine the
vote to ascertain who it is that has
confidence in the Ministry, the evi
dence that the country has no con
fidence in tho Ministry, and that the
vote in their favor is a false one, the
result of bribery and dishonesty, is
overwhelming. Of the 21 who voted
against the Government, not one is
a Government olllccr or contractor.
They icprescnl the independent, un
bought opinion of the country. But
what a showing the other twenty
one make. 14 are Government of
ficers, 2 arc Government contractors,
2 -have no business, trade or piofes
sion, and get their living by hanging
around the Palace, one is an ex
Minister, who has been charged with
conuption while in office with the
present Cabinet. 1 is in his dotage
and never knows which side he is
voting upon, aud 1 is a man who
has been a Noble for years, but has
never yet been known to express an
opinion before the House, or to voto
against a Ministry, in other words,
a constitutional Government dummy.
The government officers are Palo
hnu, Amara, Kaulia, Kaulukou,
Baker, Aholo. Kamakele, Gardner,
Kaunamano, Nahinu, Kupihca, Na
kaleka, J. S. Walker aud Kanoa.
Those who salve their consciences
with government contracts are G.
W. Macfarlane and Keati. The
Palace hangers on aie Kaae and Li
likalani. The ex-Minister of evil
reputation is J. E. Bush. The an
cient incompetent is Kuihelani ; aud
the constitutional government dummy
is J. P. Parker.
A Ministry must be proud to be
sustained by their own votes and
the votes of such a following. ,
Satl'Kday Juke 28. Continued.
Mr. Kaunamano said, the resolu
tion is brought in in proper order,
and each member has a right to
vote. I hope in the discussion we
will leave all matters out of a per
sonal nature. It has been published
that the Cabinet has stolen $41,000.
If such a charge is proved, 1 will
vote against the Ministry. If the
public are to suffer by the present
Ministry being kept in office, then
we must consider the resolution
Minister Gibson moved the house
take a recess until half-past one,
and that he havo the floor. Carried.
On re-assembling after recess
Minister Gibson took the floor,
speaking as follows : i will review
in as few words as possible the
allegations brought forward in oppo
sition to the Ministry. I think that
if the honorable member from Lihue
had thought proper to consult with
me, his mind would have been sub
dued in regard to his errors. ,Ho
first refers to an alleged misunder
standing with France. I must pay
this is based on rumor talked on the
streets, for there is nothing to prove
such misunderstanding. Tho rela
tions between France and Hawaii
have never been interrupted. On
the occasion of Col. Iaukea's visit,
he was received in the most cortlial
manner. The next point is that fUr.
Kapena's visit to Japan resulted in
nothing. This visit was in thejn
terests of immigration, and relating
to a proposed immigration conven
tion. For some reasons or other,
the convention was deferred. In
regard to Col. Iaukea's trip, it can
not be looked upon as an expensive
one, taking into consideration ho
reception accorded him in tho various
countries and the ultimate benefit
that is sure to result. Reference has
been made to Capt. Tripp's mission.
This country has been receiving peo
ple 'from tho 'Polynesian group, but
it has not proved satif actory. Letters
have been addressed from vnrious
Chiefs of those Islands, sending
greetings to King Kalakaua, asking
him to send them teachers, and also
asking advice. It w as dec m c d
necessary some courteous reply
should be sent to these chiefs. An
opportunity was offered by the Julia
returning with laborers, and Capt. "J
Tripp was dispatched to deliver these
replies. It was expected the ex
penses would have been only half of
what they were, but the vessel was
lost and extra expense incurred.
Mr. Dolo next refers to a protest
which he says was the laughing
slock of the world. I assure him he
s mistaken, it ha3 not extended be
yond a certain few dissatisfied per
sons in these Islands. This docu
ment has been received in the most
lespcctful manner by neatly all the
great powers. I havo not received
many replies to it as yet. (The Min
ister then read replies he had received
from America and Holland, in which
they appeared to approve of the
attitude of Hawaii in the appeal.)
Next I refer to the neglects of the
Boaid of Health. One of them is
that I had not visited Kalawao. I
did go and spent three days thctc,
finding that tho condition of affairs
needed reform. Great improvements
hae been made; since then I have
tried to get a resident physi
cian there, several have beeu
appointed but they have not
staid. I regret there has not been a
more efficient system of nursing, and
some one to look after their medi
cine. With tins object in view after
a little disappointment and delay,
Father Leonorc was dispatched to
France, and finally brought with him
seven sisters of charity. They are
already assisting at the Branch Hos
pital in the most gratifying manner.
I have visited this place nearly every
week. Several more of these ladies
who give up their glorious lives are
expected, and it is hoped they will
go to Kalawao and assist that noble
man Father Daraien. The water
supply has not been neglected, they
have a tolerably good supply of
water at the settlement. With re
gard to the Madras, I will leave that
in the hands of my able colleague
the Attorney General. I would like
to refer for one moment to the
Flowerdew case, and would say that
the present condition of that affair
is perfectly satisfactory. (The Minis
ter then referred at considerable
length to the coinage question and
also immigration.) It has been said
that we have defied the will of the
Assembly. If there is anything
wrong in our accounts we come be
fore the house with a statement of
what we have done. I have tried to
serve the Hawaiian people. I was
elected by large votes in 1878 and
1880. At all times, I have studied
the people. I have not been idle,
but have done some service. In
ancient days they used to expose
their breasts and arms and show their
'wounds. I have no wounds to show,
perhaps only a few slight maiks. I
have sought in every way to alleviate
the sufferings of the people. I now
leave to you my cause, be dealt with
fairly as regards our administration.
Air. Pilipo said : I have had the
honor of Air. Gibson's acquaintance
for several sessions. I have not
forgotten what he said to u friend
and myself a long time ago in the
Hotel. If this Air. Gibson here to
day is not the same Air. Gibson that
made those certain lemarks, then I
will not refer to them. But I con
clude it is the same person. What
he said at that time was either an in
ducement or a feeler to see how we
felt. Ho thought something ought
to be done unusual. He related to
us about Oliver Cromwell, how he
killed the king and usurped the
throne, and said something about the
Hawaiian pe'ople following, as he
wauted to do some great uct that
would make his grandchildren proud
of him. These are the words of the
good man who has been speaking of
his good works. Neither myself or
my friend endorsed him, This pro
posing to follow Oliver Cromwell
did not go down with us.
Mr. Kaulukou : I think tho hono
rable member is out of order, lie is
President Rhodes : I do not think
the member is out of order,
Mr. Pilipo, continuing: Every
member has already made up his
mind about this resolution. Taking
all I have lead in lite Finance Report
and the nowspupeis, 1 must support
the resolution. If these spectators
assembled hero to-day had the oatnc
iufounation as wc have, they would
not be long iu saying what to do
with this Cabinet. The affairs ot
this Government have not beeu
properly conducted. I haven't any
confidence in these Alinistcrs, they
have got into too many difficulties.
What induced the United States
Government to send a special com
missioner about the Pacific Alail Co?
Why it was on account of some
blunder made by Air. Gibson. Is
there not cause of alarm when the
Alinistcrs aie continually getting into
blunders? Air. Gibson's platform
was the love of tiic people, and yet
ho has had moic to do with extrava
gance than any of the others. They
have incrcsod the public debt during
the past two years nearly 81 ,000,000,
which is to one person in California.
They have violated the Constitution.
I suppose nearly every mcmbei has
made up his mind how he will vote.
It is right to suppose all those who
hold Government offices will vote a
cct tain way. I hope if there is any
independence left in them, the fact
of holding office will not influence
them. The bestowing of a paltry
office ought noto, wc ought all to act
independently for the interests of the
Air. Nawahi said, as it was get
ting rather late and would soon be
dark he would move the pievious
question. Tlie motion was lost.
Attorney General Neumann said,
there are two questions that have
been touched upon which the Alinis
tcr of Foreign Affairs has. requested
me to reply to viz : the Aladras case,
aud the resolutions passed by tho
Cabinet Council. I will .now refer
to tho resolutions. If I did not mis
understand Hon. Air. Widemann
had said the Cabinet had no light to
make Cabinet Appropriations. I
have denied this before. It has
been said that by the resolution of
Feb. 10th, the responsibility rested
with me. The Hon. Noble said, he
had read in the papers that the
Alinister of Finance said there
was $360,000 to the credit of the
loan fund, and that the Alinister of
Finance had made a mistake. If that
was a mistake of the Alinisters, the
Cabinet had made a mistake itself.
I know nothing about the system of
book-keeping in tiie Finance Depart
ment, but I suppose the books aie
well kept, as nothing to the contrary
had been said on the Finance Com
mittee's report. A statement was
made in Cabinet Council that funds
to the extent of $300,000 were avail
able. When the Minister of Interior
stated the necessity of piosecuting
certain measmes, the resolution of
the Cabinet Council was passed.
(The Alinister then read the resolu
tion, and also Sections 1, 2 and 8 of
the Loan Act.) I took the position
when I advised the Cabinet Council,
that Sections 2 and 3 wcie an Ap
propriation Act. Tho purposes for
which tho money was used were
given iu Section 2, and theiefore ap
plicable. Power was given to the
Alinister to spend fiom the loan
fund, to be reimbursed when the
loan was placed. The Government
was given thrco yeara to place the
loan, showing the uncertainty 'the
Legislature had of placing the bonds.
I claim that his action towards the
Cabinet was no violation of the law,
as comtemplated b the Legislature.
The Alinister next refened to the
Aladras case, particulars of which
people are pretty well acquainted with.
In this action the Board of Health
deserves the praise, rather than the
condemnation, of this community.
After a certain time, while prepar
ations were made to icceive the
passengers, new cases of smallpox
broke out. Tho Board of Health put
guards around the vessel. The
passengers ultimately landed, after
all danger was over. The Board of
Health demanded that the ship pay
the quarantine expenses. The Cap
tain left without payiug, and the
Government libelled the vessel for
$1,700. Tho Captain, with that
truthfulness that characterized his
previous actions, said he was able,
with his craw, to maintain order on
boatd of his ship. lie had forgotten
that he had conferred with the Alar
slml about a code of signals iu o.uc
of trouble, The case was heard.
The Court decided that the Board
of Health could recover $400 only
Tito only question was, were they
quarantine expenses ? If the o ners
make a claim and they get anything,
he would congratulate them. I shall
close by saying that during the dis
cussion of the Finance repot t, some
ill temper cu-pt into the Assembly.
I i egret that I suffered from the
disease as much as others, if not.
more. I don't know what tho result
of the resolution may be ; personally
it will affect mo little. If the action
is that I shall havo to resign I desire
to set myself right.
Air. Kaulukou said, as a represen
tative of Honolulu, I should like to
present a full statement before the
House. Reasons have been stated
for this resolution. It is wrong in
finding fault with the Minister in
tho matter of small-pox, and his
action in getting out sisters to take
care of the lepers should be highly
commended. There is not one
member of the church that has
volunteered to do what these sisters
have. With regard to expenses of
foreign missions, as I went to Japan
it may be said I want to sec it
through all right. Why should my
name and a few others be selected,
when there are many others who
received money. Mr. Caiter feels
&orc because he was a candidate and
I beat him. (Tho Hon. member
w ent on at great length and quoted
several instances where he thought
the actions of the Ministry should
be commended rather than con
demned. ) I do not see any ground
for voting in favor of this resolu
tion. If the Hon. member had
based his resolution on matter con
nected with the Finance report, it
might have had more weight. A
great deal has been said that the
land is in jeopardy if the present
Alinisters are kept on. If so, those
people who think so, had better
pack up their things and go. The
mouth of the harbor is open and
there are always plenty of ships
going. There is no danger, this
talk is only to frighten us Hawai
ians. If this Alinistry stays in, it
will not be long before I can com
municate by telegraph with Hawaii
and Alaui. The city is full of com
plaints about the Alinistry. What I
have said is my honest conviction, I
know what I am talking about, and
I move the resolution be indefinitely
Mr. Dole asked if the member's
motion was in order.
President Rhodes said he thought
Air. Baker next 'addressed the
House in Hawaiian, and concluded
by moving the previous question.
Air. Dole said, in my final argu
ment I wish to speak to the point.
I am glad all who wished
have had an opportunity to
speak. The charges u ml c r
this resolution aie more than those
brought up in last weeks discussion.
I was glad to hear Mr. Kaulukou's
argument which was careful. We
have heard all about theieportof
the Finance Committee, the heaviest
chaiges in it have been admitted by
the Alinistry. They have disregarded
a number of laws. Every law they
found in their way, they threw on
one side and broke it to pieces. If
theie had been a dozen more they
would have served them in the same
way. They have either been too
lazy or too unprincipled to call tho
Privy Council together. I have been
much interested in what the Attor
ney General has said. It looks as
if he had studied his law in tho last
twenty-four hours and never knew it
before. I don't know where there
is another lawyer who would inter
pret the law as he has done. The
finances of the Kingdom are so much
mixed up, that the Committee re
commend experts be employed to
straighten things out. There is
quite enough complication to keep
experts busy for the remainder of
the year, and some matters can
never be unravelled. The same old
excuse is made that former Alinistei's
made these mistakes. If any one
has stolen chickens can he get olf
because his mate bus btolen some.
It is analogous to tho present case.
Foreign Alfairs will be called trump
card of the occasion. I listened
carefully to what the Alinister said
about French affaiis. He 1ms not
explained them. Why didn't he? The
mutter is still unexplained, lie hs
only congealed and muddled it. Tho
Attorney Geneial has talked about