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THE UNDERSIGNED have foimcd
u copartnership under tho firm
n.imc of " BTBBCKULH As Uo." for the
purpose of currying on ti general bank
Ingand exchange business tit Honolulu,
uud such other places in the Hawaiian
Kingdom na may be deemed advisable
(Signed) CLAUS SIMtKCKELS
" Win. 0. 1KWIN.
" 1 P. LOW.
Honolulu, Jim. 14th, 1881.
Hcferrlng to the above we beg to In.
form the business public that wo are
prcpaied to mnko loans, discount nppi ov
ert notes, mul purchase exchange at the
best current tates. Our arrangements
for selling exchange on the principal
points in the United Status, Euiopc,
China, Japan and Australia arc being
made, and when perfected, due notice
will bo given. Wo shall also be prepared
to receive deposits on open account,
make collections, and conduct u general
bauklng and exchange business.
010 anil) (signed) dPKECKELS & Uo.
BISHOP & Co., BANKERS,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Island".
Draw Exchange on t lie
Uiinlc ol'C'tiliJ'uruitu S. A".
And their agents in
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONGJ
Messrs. N. M. Rothschild &$ou, Loudon.
The Commercial Hunk Co.. of Sydney,
The Commercial Hank Co., of Sydney,
The Hank of New Zealand: Auckland,
Christchurcli, and Wellington.
The Hank of Hritlsh Columbia, Vie
loria, R. C. and Portland, Or.
Transact a.Ueneial Hanking Husiness.
Ml) ly b
TIIK OAI17V ItllliliKTINI
can be had from
J. M O.it, Jr., & Co Merchant st.
T. (J. Thrum Merchant s,t.
Pledged to neithor Scot nor Party.
Bat established for tho enefit of all.
TUESDAY, JULY 15, 1884.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Kxcclsior Lodge, I.O.O.F., 7:30.
Hawaiian class Y. M. C. A. 7:30.
Bible Class at Lyceum at 7:80.
Meeting Stock Exchange, at 11.
MR. GLAUS SPREGKELS
Says that he wants good govern
ment ; that he is as true as steel ;
that he wishes to harm nobody ; that
he wants to take hold and try and
save the ship; and a good many
other things to the same effect. But
at the same time he countenances
the support of W. M. Gibson.
Now, Mr. Sprockets, we will not
charge you anything for the infor
mation, but you might as well put
a pound of ltmburgcr cheese in your
pants pocket and announce your in
tention of keeping yourself sweet
and clean, as to back "W. M. Gibson
and say that you are in favor of
Limborger is heliotrope in compari
son with the effect which Gibson
produces in the nostrils of respecta
ble citizens; and so long as you up
hold him, in the face of the proven
and admitted facts which are known
to you, and to the community, you
.can tell us from now to doomsday
that you are sweet and clean, but
the people of Honolulu and of the
Islands will still hold their noses,
get to windward, and say, "that's
all right, but there's limburgcr there
all the same."
E. K. LILIKALANI
Is one of the dummies of the House.
He has been heard to speak but once
during the session, and that was to
say that "it was the proudest day of
his life" when he introduced the
opium bill which was so igno
miniously kicked out.
He knows enough to go into the
house when it rains, and that is
about all that canbo said concerning
his mental acquirements. Generally,
however, he covers himself up with
an air of supernatural wisdom and
dignity, and walks as if he was
walking n crack. But last Saturday
afternoon the subsidy bill, or its
promoters, or something affected
him to such an extent that he came
in to the Assembly fighting drunk.
He proposed to put a head on Mr.
Hitchcock, warned Mr. Dole that ho
had better be careful how ho talked
agahiBt tjie subsidy bill, and per
formed various antics peculiar to
tho double vision state of mind, to
the amusement of the crowd and
the disgust of decent people. This,
citizens of Honolulu, is another of
THE DANK BILL
litis been printed and wnsj placed
before the House this afternoon.
Copies can bo had free at Thrums
Merchant street stole. Get it and
see for yourself what it says. It is
to all intents and purposes jtho old
iniquitous bill over again, with the
names left out, and a few changes
made in the wording. We will talk
about it to-morrow.
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THE P. G. A'S. AUTHORITY.
Sir Clans runs a newspaper in San
Francisco, called the Merchant,
under the nominal proptielorship of
a henchman. He also conducts an
alleged independent newspaper in
Honolulu, known as the li. V. Ad
vertiser, tinder cover of another mans
It is refreshing to observe the
confidence with which the Honolulu
month piece quotes the San Fran
cisco mouth piece as "out side"
What Clans says in Honolulu is
right, because Clans says the same
in San Francisco. Good authority
THE CAMBLING SWINDLE.
The Gambling Swindle which is
before the house under the title of
the (Hawaiian Endowment Associa
tion, is one of the dangcrsjfjwhich
now threatens the country.
It is nothing moro not less. than a
scheme to establish ti lottery under
protection of the Government. The
Promoters of it know that it can not
stand discussion or investigation.
They intend to jump it through
whether or no. The bill was intro
duced on Saturday, and was yester
day made the older of the day for
Thursday. Although the bill is long
and complex, it has not been printed.
Anything that proposes to make
money enough out of nothing to pay
a license of ISO, 000 a year is a
fraud on the face of it, and 3'ct this
bill proposes not only to allow such
a corporation to exist but"to give it
a Charter for Fifty Yearn. What
things may be hidden in the bill we
do not know, and in tho interest of
the community we demand that
the full particulars of the bill be laid
before the public. As it is now, it
is locked within
the bosoms of the
the drawer of the
clerk of the Legislature.
THE AMENDMENT TO THE SUBSIDY
Sec. 1 A subsidy of two thou
sand dollars for each round trip
shall be paid to the Oceanic Steam
ship Company for carrying the mails
between the ports of Honolulu and
San Francisco respectively, said mail
service to be bi-monthly.
Sec. 2 The said mail shall be
carried on first-class steam vessels
of not less than 1,!)00 tons register.
Sec. 3 This Act shall go into
elfect from and after its passage.
The foregoing is the entire sub
sidy Act, as originally introduced.
The amount was reduced to 81500 a
round trip, and the following amend
ment added to the 1st Section:
"And it is guaranteed that no
increase shall bo made from the
prices charged for freight and pas
sengers over and above what has
been charged since said steamship
line commenced their trips between
said ports, and this subsidy shall
expire, on the 31st day of March,
The intent of the amendment is
good, but we doubt if the wording
is sufficient to carry out the intent.
It reads, "And it is guarateed," etc.
Who guarantees? The Oceanic Co.
does not guarantee, and tho fact
that the Legislature guarantees thus
and so, will not bind the steamship
company, nor prevent their raising
prices. To avoid the possibility of
a question, the amendment should
be worded thus : "Provided, how
ever, that said subsidy shall be paid
as aforesaid upon the condition that
no increase shall be made," etc.
We hope that this will not escape
the attention of the Legislature.
Monday, Ji'i.v It. Continui:d.
Oltunil OK THE DAY.
Consideration of the Appropria
tion Bill, in Committee of the Wholo
Mr. Pilipo in tho Chair.
Improvement and extension of
water works 8200,000.
Mr. Dole moved it be referred to
a Special Committee. Carried.
Roads and bridges 8100,000.
Mr. Kaulukou moved it be refer
red to Committee on Public Lands
and Intornal Improvements. Carried
Encouragement of Immigration,
Mr. Richardson moved it be 8100,
000. Mr. Dole moved ir be inserted at
Minister Gibson said they had as
surance that the Japanese Govern
ment would furnish, should this
Kingdom require it, people to the
amount of 10,000 during the next
two years. The cost would be 855
a head. As Japan is willing, this
immigration chould bo encouraged.
Mr. Wilder asked what contract
the Government had entered into
with Japan, and also with Portu
Minister Gulick said the two en
gagements already entered into re
specting Portuguese immigration
were already paid for. Tho cost
was to be 75,000 each shipment.
In the Japanese matter, Consul Ir
win took a letter of credit for 840,
000. He was instructed to send GOO
adults. The matter, though, was
loft to his own judgment, as this
government had every confidence in
him. It will be seen that we require
8100,000 for Japanese immigration,
leaving 8100,000 for Portuguese.
Mr. Hitchcock said some of the
planters in the Ililo district were
disposed to send their Portuguese
laborers back, and throw them on
the hands of the Bureau of Immi
gration, on account of the great dif
ference in the contracts from what
they agreed to. He favored the
Japanese scheme, and moved the
matter be referred to a Select Com
mittee, and the President of the
Board be a member of that Com
mittee. Mr. Dole thought Honolulu was
the place to make all contracts with
regard to immigration, and not
abroad. He was in favor of the
item being referred to a Special
Mr. Wilder said, he was not in
favor of large appropriations for
immigaation for the next two years.
He ' was not in favor of going into
debt. He would vote for 8100,000
and no more. The planters he
thought did not want any more Por
Mr. Isenberg would like to know
on what terms the Japanese were
engaged. With the country in its
present condition lower wages ought
to be paid.
Minister Gulick said, Mr. Irwin
claimed that in ordinary field work,
the Japanese women are equal to the
men. The men are to receive 815 a
month and find themselves. Full
particulars will be found on page 6
of the report. The matter of immi
gration is a vast enterprise. The
idea of making a contract to deliver
so many head, like so many cattle,
is impracticable, and that style of
carrying on immigration is not recog
nized, and will not be recognized by
any civilized nation of the world.
The passages of any people travel-,
ing on vessels arc paid before they
go on board the vessels. The Gov
ernment could not dictate to their
agents, but had to depend on the
knowledge and skill of those whom
thoy may employ. The agent em
ployed in Japan understands that he
must make this matter not only
popular but profitable.
Mr. Mott Smith said, they had
experimented on immigration matters
as far as tho country could stand,
and it was time to use economy, and
go slowly and carefully for the next
two years. He did not want to see
any more Portuguese landed here
during the next two years. 1 All they
had to do then, was to consider the
matter of Japanese immigration, and
he would support the motion for
Mr. Bishop said, he did not think
'that during the next two years there
would be any enterprise started that
would require an increase of labor and
under tho circumstances they must
look out for the cheapest labor they
could get. Japaneso immigration
at 855 a head is too dear. He was
in favor of appiopriating S 100,000
for immigration purposes.
President Rhodes said ho had in
times past favored Indian immigra
tion, as ho considered it would have
been best for the country, both for
field labor and for domestic work.
Had Indians been brought here, a
good many of the planters would
now be in a very different position.
Ho was very much afraid that during
the next two years many of the
planters would go to the wall, not on
account of labor, but owing to a
combination of circumstances over
which they have no control. Wages
arc so low in Em ope they cannot
compete with them in the manufac
ture of sugar, nnd they consequently
will, eventually, have to stop plant
ing if the German planters can place
sugar in the American market at
a lower price.
Tho motion to refer the matter to
a select committee was carried.
Dredging of Honolulu harbor, pur
chase of steam-tug nnd steam-launch
Minister Gulick said the tug Pole
had been in service for about 27
years, and was now hardly any use
at all. A more powerful vessel is
needed. The item "launch" is in
tended for towing the mud-scows
about the harbor. A new wharf for
landing cattle is required, and there
is a good deal of dredging to be
Mr. Wilder said a launch to do
the work would cost about 825,000.
A steam-tug could be built here for
8'10,000. It is for the Government
to say how much they want for
dredging purposes. Tho item passed
as follows :
Dredging the harbor a0,000
Steam launch 5,000
Ste.un tug. with tire-engine ap
The Committee rose and the Pre
sident appointed the following select
Committees : on Waterworks : Messrs.
Dole, Minister of Interior, J. Mott
Smith, Rowell, and Kauhane. On
Immigration: Messrs. Hitchcock,
Wilder, Richardson, W. O. Smith,
and Minister of Interior.
The House adjourned a few min
utes after 5 o'clock.
Tuesday, July 15.
The House met at 1 v. m.
Thcminutcs of the preceding day
were read and adopted.
Mr. Pilipo, from Printing Com
mittee, reported as printed, a bill to
regulate National Banks. Ordered
to be distributed.
Minister Gibson presented a re
port from Special Committee, relat
ing to the Hawaiian Consul at San
Francisco. His income from the
business there, has amounted to
811,500 for the past biennial period,
not including fees, commissions and
other business. The Committee re
commend that he be paid a salary
of 85,000 per annum, and the inci
dental expenses of his office paid.
The report was accepted and laid on
table to be considered with the Ap
The Minister also presented tho
printed instructions of the Board of
Health, relating to Government Phy
sicians, in answer to a resolution.
Mr. Wilder said, the resolution
was not answered so fully as he ex
pected. This printed statement did
not throw any more light on the
matter as far as native Ilawaiians
were concerned. It is not clear
Minister Gibson said, he had re
cently got out some new instructions,
which, he would be glad to refer to
the Sanitary Committee. They were
Minister Gibson presented a report
from Mr. Myers the superintendent
of the leper settlement at Kalawao,
which he would like to have printed
as it was a very important statement.
Mr. Wilder seconded the motion
to print the report. He thought a
great deal of Mr. Myers and his
opinions, and thought this statement
would guide us in our future actions.
The report was ordered to be
Minister Gibson also presented a
report in answer to a resolution as
to whether Government Physicians
had been recently instructed whore
to obtain their drugs. The report
says, that the Government Physi
cians were notified by circular to get
their drugs from Hollistcr & Co.,
but a later one told them to get
them through the Secretary of the
Board of Health.
Baseball is taking tho place of
bull-fighting in Cuba- The little
island is evidently preparing itself
for American citizenship.
New York, June 28th. The
Herald says : The New Jersey mem
bers of the Grand Army of the
Republic Posts are making oxlcnsivo
preparations for the expected visit,
July 8th, of the companies of cx
Confcderato veterans, who will spend
two days in New York city.
Con cspondenro is rollclted on the top
ic1 flf. the day, or what may become so.
Woicvervo the right to eelne purely
We do not hold ourselves responsible
foi the opinions expressed by our cor.
THE MEMBER FROM HAMAKUA.
EntTOit Bi'U.iniN: I read an
article in your paper of June 2Gth.
"Headed a Monopoly for Lawyers."
You are hardly aware the amount of
harm this would do. The Hon. mem
ber from Hamakua makes most
exorbitant charges now for any papers
he draws up and if this things were
placed in his hands alone, it would
bo something fearful. I have it from
good authority that he charged a
poor widow the other day Fifty
Dollars for a mere tranfer of lease.
His commission for taking acknowl
edgments was taken from him for
crooked business and two years ago
was returned to him, as a salve for
his ministerial toadyism.
MR. BLAINE ON THE POLICY OF THE
U.S. TOWARD THE ISLANDS.
Mr. Blaine, in letter No. 400 of
"Papers relating to the Foreign Re
lations of the United States" for
1881, thus wrote to Mr. Comly,
November 10th :
"The Government of the United
Stales has, with unvarying consis
tency, manifested respect for the
independence of the Hawaiian king
dom and an earnest desire for the
welfare of its people. It had always
felt and acted on tho conviction that
the possession of the islands by a
peaceful and prosperous power,
(with which there was no possibility
of controversy or collision.) was
most desirable, in reference to its
own large and rapidly-increasing
interests on the Pacific. It lias de
clined, even at the request of the
Hawaiian people, to assume over
their affairs a protectorate, which
would only be a thinly disguised
domination, and it has confined its
efforts and influence to strengthen
their government and open to their
commerce and enterprise the readiest
and most profitable connection with
its own markets ; but this policy has
been based upon our belief iu the
real and substantial independence of
"The Government of the United
States lias always avowed and now
repeats that, under no circum
stances, will it permit the transfer
of the territory or sovereignty of
these islands to any of the European
powers. It is needless to restate
the reasons upon which that deter
mination rests. It is too obvious
for argument that the possession of
these islands b a great maritime
power would not onty be a dangerous
diminution of the just and necessary
influence of tho United States in the
waters of the Pacific, but in case of
international difficulty it would be a
positive threat to interests too large
and important to be lightly risked."
POSTAL UNION RECEIPTS.
The international office established
at Berne, Switzerland, has just pub
lished the financial results which the
postal service has brought about,
during the last year, in every one of
the countries forming the Universal
Postal Union. Here is the table of
the receipts :
United States, francs. . .220,570,892
Great Britain & Colonies 200,270,024
France and colonies. . . . 157,599,772
Sweden and Norway . . . 10,573,500
Mexico ! 8,018,898
Argentine Republic.... 2,819,460
Hawaiian Islands 115,500
AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOTES.
Two Democratic delegations left
California for the national conven
tion in Chicago. The first was
from the State Convention, which
pronounced against the name of
Judge Field. The second was com
poscdof Field's friends, but instead
of the 250 originally designed, num
bered only 15, tidings from the
East having troubled the wealthy
clique who wore working up
an awe inspiring boom for the
Judge. The regular delegation had
special cars adorned with flaring
mottoes attached to the regular over
land train. Its members were un
committed and non-committal.
A convention of friends of all the
probable candidates for nomination
by the Democratic Convention, with
the exception of Cleveland, was held
in New York, and it is said arrived
at an understanding that General
Butler was the only candidate at all
likely to lead the party to victory.
Some of the subscribers of ' Har
per's Weekly having written to that
" journal of civilization," enquiring
whether faith had not been broken
with them by its opposition to the
regular Republican ticket, when they
had subscribed to it as a Republi
can journal, a statement is prefixed to
tho editorial head of the Weekly, over
the signature of Harper Brothers, the
publishers, setting forth in effect that
although an exponent of Republi
can principles, the paper was not by
any means a party organ and de
clined to be led by the party against
the dictates of the directorate's
conscience. Mr. George W. Curtis,
the editor of the periodical in ques
tion, is leader of the bolters from
the ticket, commonly stigmatized
by the faithful as the "long-haired
Republicans," the "p 0 1 i t i c a 1
dudes," etc. It lias been insinuated
that Mr. Curtis is ambitious for '
nomination by the faction claiming
monopoly of conscience in American
politics. With the sad warning of
Mr. Greeley in mind, it would be a
reckless thing for Mr. Curtis to
throw away his great power as a
leading journalist for the very slim
chance of the Presidential chair.
It would bo a shame, any-way, to
spoil a good editor to make an in
Saturday, July 12.
Kaihoku, for disturbing the quiet
of the night, on the 10th hist., was
fined 85 and 3 costs.
A. Kalawaia, age 14 years, for
truancy during last month, was
committed to the Reformatory school
for two years.
Sam. Maikai, affray on the 11th
inst., was remanded until the 14th
Kaimiaina, remanded from the
the 10th inst., was discharged.
Jas. Council', remanded from the
9th inst., found guilty of larceny,
was remanded until tho 14th inst.
E. Kent and Maria Paehico, re
manded from the 8lh inst., for forni
cation, were fined 815 each and 82.50
Monday, July 14.
Kekai, A. Grey and Kailinuu, were
fined S6 each for drunkenness.
Kalehua and Joseph, charge, affray
on 12th inst., were remanded until
the 10th inst.
Maunakea, charge, furious riding
on the 12th inst., was remanded
until the 16th inst.
Sam. Maikai and Iloa, remanded
from the 12th inst., were fined 85
and SI costs each, for an affary on
the 1 1th inst.
John Kahanamu, charge, larceny
of about 827, property of Kekuanui,
Liloa and Kekaio, was remanded
until the 16th inst.
Ah Wa, charge, vagrancy at Hono
lulu during last month, was remanded
until the 21st inst.
Akoi, chnrge, assault and battery
on Kahananui, case discontinued on
payment, costs 82.00.
Albert Nigeral, an insane person,
Dr. Carpenter- states, I have ex
amined this man and find that his
mind is affected, ho is not dangerous
now, but it is one of those cases
where he might break out and be
come violent and dangerous at any
time, I consider tho proper place for
him is the Insane Asylum, committed
to tho Insane Asylum until released
by proper authority.
Stantlcy, the African explorer,
after Bevon years in Africa, is about
to retire. Ho is described as very
unsocial. His successor will be Sir
Francis Winton, formerly aid-decamp
to tho Marquis of Lome.
A Connecticut minister has de
nounced kissing games at churoh
sociables. Evidently the parson
never had any luck himself. Lowell
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