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nurposu of currying on ti general bunk,
lug and exchange business at Honolulu,
unu such other places In tlie Hawaiian
Kingdom na may bo deemed uilvlKnblf
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P. F. LOW.
Honolulu, .Jan. lllh, 1H3I.
Uufurriug lo tho above
wo nog lo in
form tho busincHA nubile that we arc
piepaiod to intike loans, discount approv.
ed noted, and pui chase exchange at the
best current rales. Our arrangements
for welling exchange on the principal
points m the United States, Europe,
China, Japan and Australia are being
made, and when perfected, due notice
will be given. We shall also be prepared
lo receive deposit on open account,
make collections, and conduct a general
bunking and exchange business.
fltOSlmti (signed) SPHECKELB &
BISHOP & Co., BANKEKS,
Honolulu, Hawaiian lslamK
Draw Exchange on the
liiuilv of Civil L'orniu, S. A
And their agents in
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Messrs. N. M. Rothschild & Son, London.
TIip Commercial Hank Co., of Sydney,
The Commercial Hank Co., of Sydney,
Tho Bank of New Zealand: Auckland,
Christchnrch, and Wellington.
The Bank of Brlllh Columbia, Vic-
torin, 15. C. and Portland, Or.
Transact aJUcneral Banking Husiiics.
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can be had fioin
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Slue gnilaj aU;U;Utt
Plodged to uolthor Beet nor Party .
Bat established for the ouofit of all.
THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1884.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Mystic Lodge, No. 2, 7:30.
Regular Cash Sale, at Sales Room
of Lyons & Levey at 10 o'clock.
Ladies' Prayer Meeting, Fort St
Church, at 3 o'clock.
THE WORST CIVE AWAY YET.
The Ministers have sold them
selves for a mess of pottage, and
they have got the biggest kind of a
mess on their hands, and no pottage
to show for it either.
The first hank bill was rejected
on accout of its being the most dis
reputable act that a reputable man
ever dared bring before a Hawaiian
Legislature. It was condemned by
every body, the islands over, for
reasons known to every one. Be
fore the breath had been kicked
from the despised carcass of the
bill, the Attorney-General, the
sworn law adviser of the Crown,
gav.e notice of a new hill to create
"a general banking law," to be
introduced as a Cabinet measure.
When this new bill comes to light,
what does it proved to be? Noth
ing but a rehash of the old one.
All the worst points have been
picked out of the old wreck, and
warmed up with a little palaver for
gravy. And this is a measure which
i9 brought forward and advocated
by the men who are drawing fat
salaries for attending to the public
business, and devising measures for
the public good. By men who have
taken solemn oaths to properly at
tend to the business of their olllces.
And now. lo and behold, after
they had played the traitor, and
deliberately tried to sell out the
country to the Philistino, tho Philis
tine has gone back on them and
says he wants none of their bill.
And there they stand, this shame
less quartette, exposed in all their
nakedness. They stand as the
champions of a measure which if
carried out would jeopardize the
independence of the country. They
took this position after a full discus
sion of the subject, knowing what
they were doing, in the interests
solely of a monicd clique who have
shown themselves capable of sacri
ficing the whole nation for thoir own
Had not Mr. Spreclcels, for rea
sons best known to himself, left the
Cabinet in the lurch, they would
havo pressed this measure with the
whole of their unholy power, and
whipped into line all of their bought
up votes. Tliis is the most com-
pinto exposure tlmt over overtook n
traitor politician or n false trustee.
THE BANK DILL
Is practically (lend, now (lint Mr.
SprcckcN lilts (urneil iimiinst it. and
there is nothing left for the Cabinet
hut to put its collective (all be
tween Its respective legs and crawl
out of the House with its ill gotten
offspring, the. host way it can.
Hut what ii disgrace upon our fair
fame ; what nn insult to this people
is this condition of affairs. A for
eigner, who is not. even a voter,
comes down here and dictates who
shall rule over us and what laws
shall he made for us. Mr. Sprock
et makes the statement in public
that " can make Cabinets, ami 1
can break Cabinets." And the
worst of it is that it is true. Ha
waii's honor is trampled in the dust,
and those who arc in honor and hy
duty hound to protect her, use their
position but for their own despica
ble ends : and to blacken her reputa
tion but the more.
THE ENDOWMENT BILL
Has been ordered to be printed.
The community will now have the
opportunity of knowing the true
inwardness of this swindling con
cern. Mr. Davidson, the wet nurse
who lias finally succeeded in warn
ing this abortion into life, is re
ported to have said that he had had
this tiling on hand for years, but
had never before been able to find a
Ministry corrupt enough lo support
it. "Whether this enterprising At
torney said so or not, that is just
about the size of it.
FURTHER DEVELOPEMENTS OF THE
PROSTITUTION OF OFFICIAL POWER.
By a regulation of the Board of
Health the Government physicians
arc allowed two hundred dollars per
annum for the purchase of drugs
and medicines for gratuitous dis
tribution. The physicians have
purchased such drugs as they re
quired from such druggists as they
chose. The arrangement was a
proper one and worked well. Some
physicians procured their supplies
from Benson & Smith, others from
liollister & Co. or elsewhere. But
during the last of June or first week
of July the petition for the removal
of the Ministry was circulated, and
one or more of the members of the
linn of Benson & Smith signed it,
but liollister & Co. did not. A few
days afterward Mr. Gibson, as Pre
sident of the Board of Health in
structed Dr. Parker, the Secretary
of the Board, to inform the Govern
ment physicians to send all orders
for drugs, in future, to liollister &
Hearing of this, on the 7th of
Jul-, Hon. "W. O. Smith introduced
a Resolution to the House that the
President of tho Board of Health
report whether airy instructions to
Government physicians relating to
the purchase of drugs had been
issued during the previous few days.
Mr- Gibson immediately arose and
stated that no instructions relating
to the matter had been given. But
the introducer of the Resolution was
not satisfied and demanded that the
reply should he in writing.
After much delay, and several re
minders, the shuttling Minister pre
sented his report on Tuesday July
15th, and stated that such directions
had been given out by the Secretary
under mistake ; that lie had given
instructions thai the orders for drugs
be sent in future to the Secretary,
but the Secretary had misunder
stood him. He produced a copy of
one of the letters, which is as fol
BOAUI) OK IlKALTH OfFICI:, )
Honolulu July fth, 1884. )
Du. S. L. Thompson,
Dkau Sin: I am instructed by
the President of the Board of Health
to request you to send all orders for
drugs, iu future, to Hollistcr & Co.
This arrangement is not intended
to restrict you in regard to drugs for
I remain, dear sir,
G. W. Paukk,
Secretary of the Board of Health.
Mr. Gibson went on to say, that,
after the introduction of the Resolu
tion, and his "discovery" of the
mistake, new orders were issued, as
"I beg to inform you that, while
it is not the purpose of the Board to
discriminate in regard (o tho sources
of supply of drugs for the Govern
ment physicians, all orders for
medicines should ho sent direct to
tho Secretary of the Board."
Mr. Gibson told an absolutely
falsehood whon ho first nnoworcd the
resolution, in staling Hint no instruc
tions hud been given upon the point.
And the Hon. member stated that
he was able to prove that Mr. Gib
son did give the very instruction
which Dr. Parker transmitted.
Whatever else may be said of Dr.
Parker, he is a truthful man.
Mr. Gibson's course in attempt
to punish some and reward others
was condemned as most improper
and contemptible. It is another
instance of his unwarranted and
corrupt prostitution of power.
Among the names of the honorable
men whom this charlatan has at
tempted to punish because of their
manly independence arc: lions.
C. It. Bishop and E. O. Hall, and
Messrs. A. T. Atkinson, Godfrey
Brown and James "W. Girvin.
These arc men whose record in
public service is that of capable and
pure olllcers, as compared with the
be smeared record of the Mormon
Apostle of Lanai.
THE OCEANIC S.S. CO. AND THE
During the discussion on the Sub
sidy Bill statements were made of
the large increase in the exportation
of bananas since the Oceanic boats
had been running, and tho fact was
urged as an argument in favor of
subsidizing them. It was stated
that during the quarters ending Dec.
HI, 1883, and March 81, 1884, the
number of bunches shipped were
very much larger than during the
corresponding quarters a year earlier.
The argument seemed to pass al
most unehalongcd until the second
debate, on the third reading, when
attention was called to the fact that
the "Mariposa" and "Alameda" did
not begin to run until Jul- of last
year and takes not less than a year
for bananas to mature after the
plants arc set out. . And that no one
here could judge of the facilities of
these boats for banana carrying until
after they began to run. And that
had bananas been planted, for trans
portation by these boats, immediately
after their arrival the fruit would
barely be matured by this time.
The true reason of the increased
production and exportation was the
great demand, and the facilities
offence by the Pacific Mail boats,
long befor the Oceanic boats ever
saw these waters.
THE OLIVE BRANCH.
Mr. Gibson wants the olive branch
to come up now for a season and
permit us the edifying spectacle of
its gentle waving. We are in favor
of the olive branch too, but prefer it
after the birch stick has done its
wholesome work. Once there was a
highway robber or pickpocket or
something of that kind, who was
caught iu the act of taking a man's
purse, a fight naturally ensued, but
the thief got the best of it with the
aid of his admirers and friends and
then holding the stolen property be
hind him, said to the unfortunate
wretch who had been deprived of his
money, "Now look here, why will
you fellows keep up this everlasting
fight? Xct us have peace, you have
been fairly licked and you ought to
submit now, and let us go on in our
legitimate business. We shall not
rob you of all you have, that is,
unless we find wo really need it."
And sure enough. What was the
use of keeping up a fight after the
thief had showed that by the aid of
his fellow thieves he was the better
man? Oh yes, let us have the olive
branch for a time. Meanwhile wo
will accomm6date ourselves to a big
lottery andAotlier jobs and save what
we can hide.
THAT POI CONTRACT.
(From the P. C. A.)
"The following correspondence is
self.explanator. Tt has been handed
us by Mr. Kenu:
"Honolulu, July 15, 1884.
"To Dr. G. W. Parker, Secretary of
the Board of Health.
"Dear Sir I have been accused
by a newspaper of this city of having
obtained a poi contract for supply of
the branch hospital at Kakaako
through political reasons.
"Will you kindly state in writing
to me how many bidders there were
to supply the branch hospital with
poi from July 1, 1881, to December
81, 1881, and what the bifferent bids
were? You are nwarp, of course,
Unit in.v previous contract of ltwl
your expired some time ago. I re
main. Your Obedient Servant,
OlTlCliOr Till' BOAlll) 01! IIUALTH, )
Honou'U-, July 16, 1881. J
"To Hon. Jas. Koail:
"Dear Sir Your favor of this date
enquiring how many bidders there
were and the amount bid for supply
of poi to the branch hospital from
July 1, 188-1, up lo December 81,
188-1, is lo hand; and I beg to stale
in reply Hint there were three bidders
for the contract, viz: 1st., Clias.
Clark, for the estate of Win. Buckle,
at Sh cents per pound; 2nd, W. L.
Wilcox, at 8 cents per pound; 3d,
that of yourself, at 3J cents per
"As yours was the loiccstbid, and
as you had previously supplied the
hospital with poi of good quality,
your bid was accepted.
I have the honor to be.
Very Respectfully Yours.
G. W. lwnicnn,
Secretary Board of Health.
If Kcnn is satisfied with this
explanation, the Bum.i'tik lias noth
ing further to say on the subject for
Tuesday, July lo
Mr. Bishop introduced a bill to
prevent bill posting on buildings
without the consent of the owners.
After a somewhat humorous discus
sion, it passed to a second reading
and was referred to the Judiciary
Minister Neumann gave notice of
a bill to amend Section -1, Chapter
30, relating to common nuisance.
Mr. Dole gave notice of a bill to
amend the Audit Act, t'o provide for
the use of artesian water in Hono
lulu, and relating to Sunday observ
ance. Mr. Kauliikou gave notice of a bill
to amend the Act relating to libel.
Mr. Baker gave notice of a bill to
repeal Chapter 13 of the session
laws of 1878, relating to gas, read a
first time and passed to" second read
ing. Mr., Dole introduced a bill to pro
hibit the use of explosive fire -works,
which passed to second reading and
was referred to the Committee on
Mr- Kaunamano gave notice of
bills relating to opium, liquor and
water works iu Honolulu.
Mr. Widemann moved a resolution
asking if the Ministers considered
road repairs an extraordinary
OIlDKIt OF THE DAY.
The bill to regulate the currency
came up for its third reading and
passed without further alteration.
Upon the bill to grant a subsidy
to the Oceanic Steamship Company
coming up for its third reading.
Mr. Dole said he would have been
content to leave the matter as it was
left by the action of Saturday, but
he was informed that the Oceanic
Company had agreed to pay the
Pacific Mail Steamship Company for
the exclusive privilege of carrying
passengers and freight between Ho
nolulu and San Francisco. He did
not think this Legislature would ask
tho country to pay for such a tran
saction as that. It would be paying
a large sum of money for the pur
pose of injuring ourselves. Ho hud
characterized this scheme as jobbery
the other day, but that term would
apply with still greater force if this
rumor was true. It shows what
immense influence this Oceanic
Steamship Company has over our
Government and Legislature. As a
great many had voted for the subsidy
who would not have done so if they
knew of this bargain. If they were
not going to vote upon tho merits of
questions, they might as well bo
clocks wound up to go to certain
time. This subsidy, lie was afraid,
would not stand discussion.
Mr. Bishop had heard the same
statement coming from California,
but did not know how true it was.
He argued against the subsidy on
tho ground not only 'of the question
able circuniBtanccs surrounding it,
but because it was too large, and
there were other tilings having
greater claims upon tho Treasury of
tho Kingdom. If wo had money to
spare it had bettor be given to such
important internal nervieos as schools,
roads, Iho improvement of ngrtculy
live, otc, than presented to a foreign
steamship company to be paid out
by it lo buy off it rivals. He moved
that the subsidy be S 1,000 a trip
instond of $1,500.
Mr. W. O. Smith thought the
Legislature should wait to see what
other appropriations would require
before voting this heavy subsidy.
This matter should stand upon the
same footing as other objects of ap
propriation, lie would move that
Section I be amended hy striking
out the words "and it is guaranteed"
and putting in their place "on con
dition" no increase be made."
Mr. Aliolo said there Mas no evi
dence of tho truth of the rumors in
question. He would move the
Tho motion was carried.
Ayes and noes were then taken
on the motion lo indifinitcly post
pone as follows.
Ayes. Bishop, Kaac, C. Brown,
Kalua, Kancalii, W. 0. Smith, Dole,
Nawahi, Hitchcock, Kauwila, Kau
hanc, Pilipo, G. Brown. Rowcll.
Noes. Gibson, Gulick,j ICapcna,
Neumann,' Parker, Wilder, Bush,
Molt Smith, Judd, Kanoa. Walker,
Martin, Macfarlanc, Lilikalani, F.
Brown, Kuihclani, Kaulukou, Baker,
Ainara, Kaulia, Aliolo, Richardson,
Kamakele, Nahinu, Kaunamano,
Palohau, Kupihea, Nakaleka.
The motion to reduce the subsidy
from Sl,500 to $1,000 was lost on
the following vote :
Ayes. Bishop, J. Mott Smith,
Kaac, Ainara, C. Brown, Kalua, W.
O. Smith, Nawahi, Hitchcock, Kau
wila, Kauhane, Pilipo, Godfrey
Brown, Dole, Rowell. Total 15.
Noes. Gibson, Gulick, Kapcna,
Neumann, Parker, Wilder, Kuihc
lani, Bush. Judd, Kaac, Kanoa,
Walker, Martin, Macfarlanc, Kaulu
kou, Baker, Frank Brown, Kaulia,
Aliolo Richardson, Kamakele, Na
hinu, Kaunamano, Palohau, Kupi
hea, Nakaleka. Total 20.
Mr. Smiths amendment to Section
1 was carried and the bill passed
The House adjourned at 5 : lu i. m
WiCDxnsDAY, July 1G.
The House met at 10 a. m.
After prayer liy the Chaplain, the
minutes of the preceding day were
read and adopted.
Mr. Dole read, first lime, an
amendment to Article Gl of the
Constitution, relating to representa
tives. Passed to second reading.
The lion, member also read, first
time, a bill to amend Sections 38, 89
and 40, Chapter -13 of the laws of
1882, relating to the collection of
taxes. On suspension of the rules,
the bill was read a second time by
its title and will be considered with
a bill of a similar nature.
Mr. Kaulukou read, first time, a
bill to amend Section 32 Penal Code,
relating to libels, by adding two new
sections to lie numbered 14 and lu.
Read a second time by its title and
referred to Judiciary Committee.
Mr. Dole read, first lime, a bill
for tho cultivation of ramie and
other fibre producing plants, and
the cleansing and manufacturing of
fibres. Read a second time by its
titlo atid referred to Committee on
Mr. Palohau read, first time, a
bill to amend Section -1, Chapter G2
of the Penal Code, relating to segre
gation of lepers. Read a second
time by its title and referred to
Mr. Kaunamano gave notice of a
bill lo amend Chapter 21 of the Ses
sion Laws of 1882, relating to tho
Board of Geanology.
Mr. Dole offered a resolution that
the bill relating lo the Hawaiian En
dowment Association bo taken from
tho table and referred to Printing
Mr. Kalua introduced a resolu
tion that S3, 000 be appropriated as
a subsidy for a steamer to run be
tween the ports of Lahaina, Maui,
and Pukoo, Molokai, to ho under
the regulation and direction of the
Minister of the Interior.
Minister Gibson seconded tho reso
lution, a great many deaths had
taken place in that channel owing to
tho use of small boats.
The resolution was referred lo
Committee on Public Lands and In
Mr. Kalua offered a resolution,
that S-l, 000 he appropriated for ex
tending Hie wharf at Lahaina, and
furnishing a huttm light. Laid on
table to bo considered with the Ap
Mr. Pilipo introduced n resolu
tion, that tho Minister of Interior
present an itemized statement of the
amount of road tax money now iu
the Treasury 817,705.87, how it
shall he spent, and whether the
Governments intend to spend money
on tho roads in the district where
Mr. Dole introduced a resolution,
tlmt 8800 be appropriated for ex
tending wharf at Nawiliwili, Kauai.
Laid on table to lie considered with
Mr. Nawahi presented a report
from tho Special Committee, on a
bill for the encouragement and con
struction of railroads district of Hilo
and Hamakun, Hawaii, that a new
bill had been drawn out and the
Committee recommend its passage.
The new bill was read, a first time,
and passed to second reading iu
Mr. Aliolo, a resolution, that $500
be appropriated for repairing wharf
at Olowalu, Maui. Carried.
Mr. Kancalii, a resolution, that
the Attorney General be requested
to provide two street lamps for Wai
hec, Maui, and two lights for port
of Kahului, Maui. Carried.
Mr. Wilder, from Sanitary Com
mittee, reported on a bill to amend
Section -J, Chapter 1G of the Penal
Code, relating to leprosy, that the
bill is tho same as the existing law
and they recommend it be laid on
table. On motion of Mr. Kalua, the
report was accepted and will be con
sidered in Committee of the Whole
At 11 :-10 the House took a recess
until 1 o'clock.
On re-assembling after recess,
Mr. Amara gave notice of a bill to
facilitate the arrest of runaway
Mr. Aholo moved the Order of
tho Day. Carried.
Consideration of the Appropria
tion Bill in Committee of the Whole,
Mr. J. S. Walker in the Chair.
Keeper, lloyal Mausoleum $G00
" Lunalllo " 500
Expenses Royal " " 230
On motion of Mr. Wilder the next
item "Custom House and Stores at
Mahukona Sl,u00," was struck out
of the bill.
Mr. Kancalii moved that an item
of 88,000 be inserted for purchasing
a lot and building a market at Wai
luku, Maui. The motion was
Mr. Keau moved that an item of
810,000 be inserted for building a
market at Honolulu. The Hon.
member afterwards withdrew his
Mr. Nawahi moved an item of
83,000 be inserted for a market at
Hilo. The motion was carried.
Custom House and Stores at Hilo,
Repairs and Furniture for Aliio
lani Hale, 85,000.
Mr. W. O. Smith moved this item
be reduced to 82,500.
The item was passed as in bill.
Kerosene Warehouse, S7,000.
This item was referred to Special
Building and repairs of Court
Houses arid Lock-ups, 810,000.
Mr. Hitchcock moved the item be
increased to 812,500.
Mr. Rowell moved it be referred
to a special committee. Carried.
Mr. C. Brown moved that an item
of 82,500 be inserted for a Court
House and Lock-up, District of
Mr. Aholo moved the item pass at
Mr. Pilipo moved an item of
81,000 be inserted for a Court
House at North Kona. Carried.
Mr. Nahinu moved an item of
81, GOO be inserted for a Court
House at South Kona. Carried.
Mr. Kancalii moved an item of
8300 bo inserted for a Lock-up at
Ulupalakua, Maui. Carried.
Mr. Gardner, an item of 8000 for
a Lock-up at Kipahulu, Maui.
Mr. Rowell moved an item of
83,000 be inserted for repairs lo
Court House at Waimea, Kauai.
Mr. G. Brown moved the item be
used for Court House at North Ko
hala in place of Waimea.
Mr. W. O. Smith moved the item
bo passed at 8G00. Carried..
Mr. G. Brown moved an item of