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THE UNDERSIGNED have foimed
i copartnership under tho Arm
namt of SPRECKELS .v Co." for tho
purpose of carrying mi .a general bunk
lug and exchange businc-.s tit Honolulu,
und such other places in the Hawaiian
Kingdom as may be deemed advisable
(Signed) CLAUS SPRECKELS
Wm. a. IRWIN.
' K. b LOW.
ltonoluln, Jan. 14th, 1884.
Kcferrluj; to the above we beg to in.
form the business public that vc are
nrenarcd to make loans, discount approv
ed notes, and purchase exchango ut the
best current rates. Our ananjjements
for selling exchange on the principal
points In the Untleil Stales, Europe,
China, Japan and Australia arc being
made, and when perfected, due notice
will be Riven. We shall also be prepared
to receive deposits on open account,
make collection, and conduct a general
banking and exchange buslnrs.
010 3mb (signed) Sl'RKCKELS & Co.
BISHOP & Co., BANKERS,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
Draw Exchange on the
13unl oi' C'lilU'oriiin, S. V.
And their agents in
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Mews. N. M. Rothschild & Son, London.
The Commercial Hank Co., of Sydney,
The Commercial Hank Co., of Swluey,
The Bank of New Zealand: Auckland,
Christchurch, and Wellington.
The Hank or British Columbia, Vic-
toria, H. C. and Poitland, Or.
Transact aJUeneral Bunking Businc.
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TIIK 1IATLY HlIIiTilSTIX.
' can lie had lnmi
J. M. Oat, Jr., A: Co...
T. G. Thrum
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Pledged io neither Sect nor Party.
Bat established for tho enofit of all.
MONDAY. JULY U, 1884.
THIS EVENING'S DOINCS.
Algaroba Lodge, I.O.G.T., 7:80.
Harmony Lodge, I.O.O.F.. 7:30.
Book-keeping cla"ss Y M. C. A.
We especially recommend this
gentleman lo the consideration of
the country at large, and of his con
stituents in the District of Maka
wao in particular.
Prior to his election he manifested
his independence in every possible
way. lie was elected on an anti
ministerial platform, pledged to
resist monopoly, and to investigate
and expose the administration.
After the announcement of his
election, he voluntarily called for a
Bible. When it was produced, lie
said open it that I may swear upon
the open leaves ; this being done, he
placed his hand upon the open book,
and lifting his eyes he called upon
Almighty God to witness that when
he went to the Legislature he should
oppose the Gibson Ministry and
monopoly; would vote against ex
travagance and stand firm for econo
my. His manner and words were
so impressive and apparently sincere
that even those who know him
thought that the leopard might
change his spots.
But what a record he has made.
He was appointed tax-assessor for
Makawao, and has been boarded at
Mr. Gibson's table, and all his oaths
and promises to his constituents
have disappeared in thin air. He
has been one of the most servile of
the mean-spirited lot who do the
bidding of Gibson. lie has sup
ported the Cabinet through thick
and thin, without a .semblance of
independence. lie voted for Spreck
ols' $72,000 .steamer subsidy and
for the lottery bill ; he will support
anything and everything that the
Gibson Cabinet or theothcr branches
of the Spreckels combination may
choose to bring forward. We hope
that the electors of Makawao will
give him such an enthusiastic recep
tion upon his return, that it will bo
a lesson to the Makawao representa
tive for all time that the voters of
that district are not to be trilled
We have exposed the little game
,that was played by the above named
specimen, who sports the prefix of
Honorable to his name, and the
fonts prior and subsequent to the
question of want of con-
mo denial has been
made to our statements. "We may,
therefore, take it for granted that
no denial will be made. In case a
denial is made we arc prepared to
prove every statement made by us.
There then we have another rene
gade representative of the people,
elected to subserve the interests of
the people, who has deliberately and
openly sold himself to Mr. Gibson
for a poi contract. lie has violated
his oath of oillce, and fort an in
crease in price of poi from 24, cents
to 25- cents, he has betrayed
his constituents; and this
man, citizens of Honolulu,
is your representative. Is it not
about time that you stopped talking
and holding public meetings and
petitioning the King? When you
have it in your power to send a
representative and not a niis-repre-scntativc
to the Legislature, and
you neglect the opportunity and
allow such a blatherskite speculator
to represent you, what right have
you to complain V Did you expect
to plant an onion and raise an oak?
"When the citizens of Honolulu
awaken to the fact that it is their
duty to qualify as electors, and to
take an active part in electing
decent and respectable men, then
we shall have decent and respecta
ble representatives, and not until
SPRECKELS' VIEWS ON
There is a very important bill
before the Legislature, tho Currency
Bill. It is said that the new silver
is the cause of exchange being so
high, but I deny it. Exchange regu
lates the question of .supply and
demand the world over. Here, the
supply is greater than the demand.
The bill says debts are to be paid in
silver up to 10, and the Govern
ment has to issue gold certificates
for the silver. Why exchange is so
high, is, because the supply is
greater than the demand. You say
you want gold and you intend to get
gold. Mr. Bishop tells you he will
import it. but it will cost, him 1
per cent, to get it here. Will you
be wise in importing gold to pay
your wages with. Your silver is all
mixed up and exchange very high.
I have done a great deal for this
country, have put one million of
gold in to save it, and Mr. Bishop
has done more than he ever ought
to have done. I don't want a man
to slap me on one cheek and kiss me
on the other. I am read' to fight
when it comes to that. T am here
to-night to talk this matter over
with you and s-oo if we can set
matters straight. T am ready to
obey any law that is passed, but 1
think thte law is a blot on your
statute books. You have one million
of Hawaiian coin in the country, the
coin of the Government. There will
be no smuggling if it is current. No
one can afford to smuggle Mexican
dollars when there is a duty of 10
per cent, on them. Pass a law to
prevent smuggling. Make the Ha
waiian silver dollar a legal tender
for everything, instead of insisting
on gold for all debts over $10. But,
whatever law is made, I shall not
break it. I am not a miser, but in
my business I look after every cent.
You are not a very economical peo
ple here. 1 wanted to ease the
market, but when the people got
furious against me, I said to myself,
"Let them howl away." If you re
quire two millions of money to cany
on business you should have a
million of gold. The demand and
supply regulate business and the
price of exchange. You want one
million of gold for transacting busi
ness abroad and one million of silver
for circulation in the Islands. The
fact of having gold here, would not
of necessity send exchange down.
Satujiday. Jiti.y 12, Continued.
On re-assembling at 2 o'clock after
recess the special order of the day
was proceeded with. Second read
ing of a bill to provide mail com
munication between Hawaii and San
Francisco, introduced by Mr. Aholo.
Mr. Kaulukou moved it bo con
sidered in the House, and not in
Mr. Kalua moved it bo indefinitely
postponed. Since 1808 subsidies
have been left to the discretion of
the Ministers. During tho past two
years a number of sailing vessel have
been driven off, and a number of
native llawaiians thrown out of work,
and now looking out for a job. The
idea of this bill is to pay subsidy to
this company only. T am opposed
to this bill for the interests of the
Mr. Aholo moved the first section
be amended in accordance with the
report of the committee, to read
$1500 instead of $2000. The Pacific
Mail Co., have had the subsidy, and
done pretty near as they pleased.
The country receives great benefit
by the large number of visitors who
come by this new line. The steamers
arrive and leave on time and every
one can make their calculations.
I have not yet heard of any complaints
of excessive charges of freight or
Mr. W. O. Smith said, I hope this
question will be considered on its
merits. The Mariposa and Alameda
are very line boats and run rcgularily
twice a month. Several years ago
we had the old Kilauea, which re
ceived a subsidy. We have now the
Kinau with far superior accommoda
tions, but it does not receive any
subsidy. That illustration will guide
us in this matter of the Oceanic
Steamship Co. There is not the
slightest condition that they will keep
running these two line boats. If they
are going to run the next two years
bi-monthly I will support the subsidy.
I am very sorry to lose the sailing
vessels, they brought in a gooil deal
of money and gave work to a many.
I would not like to see the Oceanic
Co's., boats taken off. I hope no
one will vote as a matter of friend
ship, we are here as Legislators to
pass this bill or refuse it. Two years
ago our Treasury was in good con
dition. Since then our credit has
got hurt abroad, and it got to such
a pass that our bonds could not be
sold. Illegal coinage was one way
they tried to raise money. If those
steamers' are drawn off, we had bet
ter submit to a little inconvenience
rather than increased taxation. We
must look out for our home needs
first, and luxuries after. Here we
are to pass a bill to give a steamship
Co., $98,000, while for our sick we
put an item in Appropriation Bill if
we can find money. We have been
elected by the people to see justice
done, and it is injustice to give an
amount like this when we haven't
money for our necessaries. All we
know about the ministers views is
what was said this morning that they
have given notice of a ldan. Mr.
Spreckels is right when he told us
our country was too extravagant,
and we dont look out for the cents.
-I would render good service to Mr.
Spreckels but this sum is an injustice
to the people, we dont know where
the money is coming from. I am
in favor of the bill being indefinitely
Mr. Dole said, this bill reads to
promote mail communication. Any
one reading that would think we
were without mail communication
and a desperate effort is being made
to get it. At the present time wo
have got good mail communication,
I think the bill ought to be put in
among tho list of annuities, for
widows of faithful officials, and aged
pound keepers. Here is a powerful
company building up a business
which is increasing every day. If
this bill passes it will bo an act
of jobbery. Our constituents will
curse us for it. Tho Oceanic Co.,
has made itself hostile to the old
com pan. If this Oceanic Co., had
meant business in a fair way it would
not have put on two steamers, but
would have run one bi-monthly with
the Pacific Mail Co. It. is something
like the spirit of the dog in the
manger and this act shows it. The
whole thing is unwise and unstatcs
manlike. Wo cannot afford this
sum. This new company hns used
its influence to injure tljc old com
pany, and with success. Is that the
kind of line we can support? I should
like to give them equal privileges. I
should be sorry to see our connection
with the Colonies cut off, This new
company gets $88,000 a year in
privileges, isn't that enough? For
our small population that is an ade
quate subsidy. This kind of legis
lation is reckless, short sighted,
and improper. I am opposed to the
whole bill, every lino of it. It con
tains no conditions or stipulations as
to freight, passage, etc. No one
would ever think of drawing out
such a worthless one-sided document
as this. Itwill bo n disgrace if passed.
The losses to this city nre consider
able by the withdrawal of a number
of sailing vessels. Tho little Hawa
iian flag has very littlo history, no
battles in its foils. I don't like to
sec the flag dragged into the dirt by
a steamship company. I would not
refer to these things if they were not
to the point. This subsidy must be
paid, uud hospitals, schools and
waterworks must go a begging. I
support the motion for indefinite
postponement. I do not believe any
representative can vote for it, and go
and look his constituents in the face.
Mr. F. Brown offered an amend
ment that there be no increase in the
rates of freight and passage. I am
in favor of this bill if the country
has rights a9 well as the company.
A year ago only 400 bunches of
bananas were shipped from the dis
trict of Ewa, now there were about
2000 bunches, and they all arrived
in fiuc order owing to the increased
facilities. I think" $72,000 is really
too much, but we can try it for a
couple of years.
Mr. Gibson said, It is getting very
late, so I will be brief in my remarks.
Mi. Dole has indulged in consider
able rant, and made statements with
out proof, lie says the country was
dragged in the dirt on accouut of the
now company. This is not so. The
establishment of the Oceanic Co. is
a very important event in the way of
commercial enterprise. I would
move the previous question.
The motion was carried.
Ayes and noes were then taken on
indefinite postponement of the bill,
as follows :
Ayes. Bishop, Domini, Kalua,
F. Brown, Kanealii, Smith, Nnwahi,
Hitchcock, Kauwila, Kauhane, Pi
lipo, G. Brown, Dole. Total 18.
Noes. Gibson, Gulick, Kapcna,
Neumann, Wilder, Isenbcrg, Kuthc
lani, Bush, Smith, Judd, Widcmann,
Kaae, Kanoa, Walker, Martin, Mac
farlanc, Kaulukou, Keau, Lilikalani,
Baker, Amara, Kaulia, Aholo, Ka
makcle, Richardson, Gardner, Na
lnnu, Kauaamano, Palohau, Kupihea,
Nakaleka. Total 31.
Section 1 of the bill was then
passed with Mr. F. Brown's amend
ment and reads as follows: ''And
it is guaranteed that no increase shall
be made from the prices charged for
freight and passengers over and
above what hns been charged since
said steamship line commenced their
trips between said ports, and this
subsidy-shall expire on the 81st day
of March, 188G."
Mr. W. O. Smith offered an
amendment to Section 2 by insert
ing "300 tons" in place of 1900.
Mr. Wilder then explained to the
Hon. member the difference between
register tonnage and burthen ton
nage. The amendment was lost and the
bill passed to engrossment, and will
bo read a third time on Tuesday..
The House adjourned at 5 o'clock.
Monday, July 14.
The House met at 10 a. m.
After prayer by the Chaplain, the
minutes of the preceding day were
read and adopted.
Mr. Kamakele presented a petition
from Makawao, that prisoners work
in the district Avhere convicted. Re
ferred to Judiciary Committee.
Mr. Kalua, from the committee on
miscellaneous petitions, reported on
a petition introduced by Mr. Hitch
cock containing tho following
prayers ; $1000 for repairs to Court
House and Jail North Ililo ; increase
of pay to deputy sheriff to $70, and
district Judge to $00 per month.
The Committee recommend it be
laid on table. The report of Com
mittee, was received and laid on
Minister Gibson presented a state
ment in answer to a resolution as to
the policy of the Government. It
states that the ordinary requirements
can be provided for by the ordinary
revenue. With regard to the matters
of Immigration, Water Works, road
improvements, etc., it will bo neces
sary to resort to the credit of the
Government. A bill for tho amend
ment of the Loan Act will bo laid
before the House.
Mr. Kalua moved tho report bo
accepted and referred to Committee
on printing. Carried.
Mr. W. O. Smith presented a
report from tho Committee of thir
teen on police mattors, relating to a
bill introduced by Mr. Kaunamano
to re-organize the Police Department
in the Kingdom, that tho same bo
indefinitely postponed. The report
was signed by seven members.
On motion of Mr. Kaulukou the
report of the committee was received
and laid on table until the minority
report was received.
Mr. W. O. Smith read first time a
bill relating to a national loan.
Passed to second reading.
Mr. Kaulukou offered a resolution,
that tho bill relating to the Hawa
iian endowment association be taken
from the table and made special
order of tho day for Thursday.
Mr. W. O. Smith thought the bill
ought lo take its regular course,
and would move the resolution be
The resolution was finally passed.
Mr. Kaunamano read first time a
bill relating to the smuggling of
Mr. Hitchcock moved it be re
jected. President Rhodes said a bill was
introduced in the early part of this
session on the same subject and was
indefinitely postponed, therefore this
matter cannot be brought up again
during tho session.
Mr. Kaunamano withdrew his bill.
Minister Kapena read first time a
bill for the payment of salaries, and
other expenses, pending the final
action in the appropriation bill. On
suspension of the rules the bill was
read a second time by its title.
Air. Kaulukou moved the bill pass.
President Rhodes said that could
not be done, it ought to be consi
dered in Committee of the Whole.
Mr. Kaulukou objected lo the
Mr. Dole thought the Presidents
ruling was quite correct. Ho would
not support a bill containing so many
items without, having time to read
and consider it.
Mr. Bishop said that by the
American congress rules, matters of
this kind must be considered in
Committee of the Whole.
The House now took a recess.
ST. ALBANS C0LLECE.
The public examinations of the
above school took place on Thursday
and Friday last, and the manner in
which the pupils acquitted them
selves shows how thorough has been
the instruction given. The Principal
is Mr. A. T. Atkinson ; First Assis
tant, Arthur Johnstone; Primary
Department, Miss Wodehouse;
French, Mr. A. Maiques, Draw
ing, Mr. C. Furneaux. On the first
day tho usual subjects for examina
tion were presented. Mr. Furneaux
was present and illustrated his spe
cial system of teaching drawing. Ho
drew a copy on the board, which
the pupils had to copy, an hour
being given them to do it in. Some
of the copies we saw were capitally
done. On Friday the attendance of
visitors and friends was very large.
Amongst those present wore II. B.
M. Minister Resident and Mrs.
Wodehouse, Mr. and Mrs. T. n.
Davies, Mrs. Consul MeKinley, Mrs.
S. G. Wilder, Capt. and Mrs. Mist,
Mrs. Louisson, Postmaster Whitney,
Major Benson, etc. After tho work
was over the whole school joined in,
and sung very acceptably several
well known selections which were
greatly applauded. Then came tho
recitations and compositions in the
following order :
Composition My K(ioui...l(ulh Benson
Coinnosition An 111 Wind.. J A Wilder
Composition Silk Sash Julia Paty
.1 A Wilder
Recitation Duke of Wellington
Recitation Young Locltinvnr
."" Olive Davies
Composition Honolulu. - -Maria Afoug
Recitation Tribute to Queen Emma-. .
Composition Waste Not Want Not....
R -citation Papa's Letter. . . ,
Declamation Mury Queen of Scots ....
It were invidious to mention any
individual one where all was so well
and satisfactory rendered, but wo
must specially mention those by
Maria Afong, Belle Louisson and J.
A. Wilder, tho latter creating much
amusement. Then came tho distri
bution of prizes as follows :
Composition, Maria Afong and
Zoo Atkinson ; History, First Class,
Zoo Atkinson ; History, Second
Class, E. Hart and Lani Atkinson;
History, Third Class, Clivo Davies;
Best Scholarship, Antonio Perry ;
Algebra and Third Latin, W. Gregg;
Recitation, Bollo Louisson.
Best Scholarship, Mollic Atkinson,
Anita Neumann and Ella Dnyton.
Mrs. Wodohouse gave three prizes,
the remainder being given by Mr.
Atkinson. After they were distri
buted Mr. Davies got up and mode
some cry complimentary remarks
to the principal, speaking in the
higlwst terms of tho mannei and
ability, with which the school had
been so successfully conducted. The
vacation will extend seven weeks.
The prospectus of this company
is now before the community. One
Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dol
lars is the estimated cost of the
plant, including 12 miles of main
pipe. It is proposed to furnish gas
not only for lighting but for cooking
purposes, thereby obviating dirt and
ashes. There is no reason why a
gas company should not pay here,
and capital which is afraid of the
fluctuations of sugar has now a
chance to invest in something solid.
We hope that all the stock may be
TI1E WAIKIKI CHURCH CONCERT.
Owing to the wet weather the atten
dance at the musical entertainment
given by II. R. II. Princess Liliuoka
luni tin the Kawaiahao Church on
Saturday evening was only moder
ately well attended. However, the
-program was well executed through
out, although a greater variety would
have been an improvement both with
regard to tho whole and to individual
performances. The audience, which
in a case of this kind ought to bo the
legitimate critics, seemed to be en
raptured most successfully by the
lady quartettes, Mrs. Kapena singing
the Solos f o r t h o m, the Waikiki
choir, the Malihini Glee Club, the
lady duets and Mr. D. K. Naonc
on the clarionet. Mr. lleyman, the
California violinist, is fully criticized
in the general observation above as
to lack of variety, his repertoire on
this occasion being more monotonous
than people ought to expect from a
musician of his reputation- The pro
ceeds of the concert are for the bene
fit of the Waikiki Clinch.
THE HAWAIIAN TREATY.
Washington, July o.-ln an execu
tive session of the Senate a resolution
was offered from tho Committee on
Foreign Relations, advising the Presi
dent to enter into negotiations for tho
extension of the Hawaiian reciprocity
treaty .for seven years. This was
done in compliance with the request
of the President for the advice of the
Senate in regard to the matter. The
resolution met with some opposition,
and as it promised to give rise to an
extended debate, further considera
tion of the subject was postponed
until next December. By the terms
of the existing treaty it is provided
it should remain in operation seven
years from the date on which it came
in operation, viz., September 9,
1870, and further until the expiration
of twelve mounths after either of the
contracting parties shall have given
notice to the other of its wish to
terminate the same, each of the con
tracting parties being at liberty to
give such notice to thq other at the
end of seven years or at any time
thereafter. It is understood the pro
vision to extend the treaty another
seven years contemplated also the
probable procurement of certain addi
tional advantages of a reciprocal na
ture. FOREIGN NOTES.
According to the San Francisco
Chronicle, the most reliable reports
from the Cceur d'Aleno country,
Idaho, are to the effect that only
experienced miners with capital to
work their claims arc making any
thing like fair pay, and that paper
says, "It should now be in order for
the Northern Pacific Railroad offi
cials, who lured thousands out to
Idaho in search of this great
bonanza by means of lying circu
lars, to give these broken-down
prospectors free passes to their
.Courtland, California, boasts a
boy of six years and a few months,
who weighs 107 pounds.
Glanders aro reported afllicting
tho horses near Sacramento, Cal.
San Francisco had a regular car
nival of crime for the last week bo
fore tho steamer sailed, every day
having its murder or suicide or both.
II. R. II. Princess Poomaikolani,
Governess of Hawaii, arrived by tho
S. S. Planter yesterday.
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