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BISHOP & Co., BANKERS,
1 Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.
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And their agents in
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONG.
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JHie Commercial Bank Co., of Sydney,
The Commercial Hank Co., of Sydney,
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Christchitrch, and Wellington.
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4-Transaul tUcnera!' Hanking IIuhIiiiv.
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TIIE 1A1LY ItVLIiiyriN
ran bo had from
J.M. O.tt, Jr., & Co Meiohant st.
T. G. Thrum Merchant tt.
Pledjod to noither Sect nor Party ,
Bat establlshod for the onofit of all.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 21), 1384.
THIS EVENING'S DOINCS.
Qahu Lodge, No. 1 K. of P. 7:!i0.
Bethel Prayer Meeting, at 7 :30.
' Fort St. Church, Prayer Meeting
ht 7 :30.
St. Andrew's Cathedral, usual
v Sale of handsome furniture at
jjby Lyons & Levey.
Has it in his power to make himself
the most popular ruler that Hawaii
1ms ever had. The hearty co-operation
of all the best elements of the
nation is evinced upon every occa
sion when any of his acts are such
as will allow them to be approved of.
The readiness to act in concert with
him was evidenced by the reception
of his message in the House last
There is now .and has been for
some time past a feeling of dissatis
faction and insecurity, among all
classes of the people. The Govern
ment is not what it should be.
There is a constant suspicion that
things are not being carried on as
they should be, even when nothing
is actually known. The action of
the Ministry in the past, and their
continued disregard for law, justi
fies these suspicions. This state of
things is bad for the business, and
bad for the credit of the country.
The King lias a great opportunity,
and if lie neglects it and keeps up
the present condition of affairs, he
will eventually have great cause for
regret for so doing.
. THE CABINET.
"Rumors of changes in the Cabinet
are as plenty as blackberries in
summer time. One story is that
the resignations have been tendered
but the King told them they
need not trouble themselves. The
Turkeys keep one of their number
on guard in the House, to show that
they stilNivc, while the others are
gobbling no one knows what and no
one knows where. Straws show
which wayv the wind blows. The
King took lunch yesterday at the
bummers' restaurant, otherwise
known as "Gibson's Hash House."
If His Majesty is in earnest in
his recommendations of retrench
ment and reform, a change will
shortly be made. If the message
was simply a blind, there will be no
change at present, although it is
but a question of time as to when
the change must come.
J. L. KAULUKOU
Has made a record during this
session of the Legislature that will
be a blot on his reputation to the
third and fourth generation. He has
been the champion and chief sup
porter of every job and disreputable
measure that has come before the
house. He is possessed of some
degreeof intelligence, but he has
prostituted himself to do the dirty
work of the Gibson combination
without regard to the interests of
r" his constituents. Ho has no indo-
W-& pendonco and no opinions of his own,
other than what are manufactured and
j iiuvyu in JH3 iiiuuwi uy uv uu-jo.
iiu mis ucen pnm 101 it. nv
has been appointed tax Assessor of
Koolaupoko and his salary as District
Judge' has been raised by the aid of
his own vote.
The people of Ilono-
lulu luivo taken his guage, and will
remember him with tender solicitude
nl the next election.
THE BANKING LAW
Recommended by the Chamber of
Commerce, was presented to the
House this morning by Mr. Iscnberg.
It is a long Act. consisting of 30
sections. The bill as u whole is a
great improvement upon the Gov
ernment bill. It docs not propose
to sanction paper money, nor to
make the bank the depository of
public funds. The directors must
all be residents of the Hawaiian
Islands. The corporation must twice
i a year publish a full statement of its
One very objectionable clause,
however, that excited much opposi
tion to the former bill, is contained
in the latter part of the 2Gth section.
It reads, "It, (the corporation) may
hold and dispone of every kind of
personal jtropcrty, chattels, wares
and merchandize, franchises, or in
corporal rights and casements which
it may have taken in good faith as
security in the ordinary course of
its business as the interest
of the corporation may re
quire." This opens the door for
engaging in every form of business.
The bank may take anything as
security in good faith, and there
by obtain the ownership and
control of an' business enter
prise, for an unlimited period. A
change in this section should be
made, or some such clause as the
following be inserted : "The bank
shall not undertake or be employed
in any commercial, agricultural,
manufacturing or common carrier
business ; and its right to hold and
dispose of property acquired from
securities or in payment of debts,
shall not be construed to authorize
the bank to undertake, engage in, or
carry on any such business as last
above mentioned." Such a clause
would still give the bank the desired
security without the unlimited privc
lege which is now given. The sub
ject is an important one, and we
invite discussion on the subject.
most serious difficulty
arisen in regard to the assessment
of taxes. Eight representatives
have been appointed tax-assessors
for political ends, and they still
remain in attendance in the Legisla
ture. They are all required to be
in their respective districts to
receive the tax returns during the
month of July, but the Ministers
have detained them, and the law is
These Ministers for the sake of
qarrying their points and bolstering
up their fast waning power, care
not what trouble may follow. They
know that with the shrinkage in
values it is of the utmost importance
for the public revenue that all legiti
mate taxes should be obtained this
year. But they will incur away
risks, and sacrifice public interests
for personal gain.
These recreant assessors seem to
feel perfect security under the as
surances of their misguided leaders,
but they will yet find that their
record will be used against them.
This corruption and recklessness is
known to His Majesty, and the peo
ple are turning their attention to
him. There is an accountability
which kings have had to answer for
before now, and Hawaii's King
should pause and reflect.
The following is an account of a
remarkable game of Base Ball
played June G, at Boston, between
the Boston and Providence Clubs.
At the end of the 1 0th innings the
score stood 1 to 1 :
"This was one of the most re
markable contests in Base Ball
history. Every man was nerved to
do his best and did it, too. The
few errors that were made, while
they cost a run to each side, were
the result of spirited endeavors to
shut off base hits. The well-known
rivalry of the two clubs, together
with bets which were freely offered
in Boston 8100 to SG0 that the Bos
tons would not only win but paralyze
the Providence team, caused so much
interest in the game that it drew
out a paying attendance of '4,414.
Boston opened at lio bat, when it
was seen that Radhouru was in per
fect form and was to receive hand
some support. The first run of the
game was scored by Burdock in the
fourth inning. He got a two-baso
hit and stole to second. In his
attempt to steal to third ho was
fairly thrown out, but "as given his
base in safety. Whitney then hit a
ground bull to Irwin, who in his
haste to throw out Burdock at the
plate made a fumble, and Burdock
crossed the plate. After this the
Bostons had not even a smell
of a chance to score. Providence
lied the game in the soventh inning,
Radford reaching first base on a
missed third strike, and stealing to
second base. Sweeney got a safe
hit just back of third base. Radford,
who thought the hit a safe one for
him, ran on past third and was
caught on the line. He ran up and
down the line until the Bostons got
all mixed and then Burdock, making
a wild throw so that 4hc ball went
far beyond third base, Radford was
allowed to reach the plate. The
ninth inning saw the game still a
tie. There had been four hits
made by Providence and three by
Boston. Seven extra innings were
played, sixteen in all, and in these
extra innings Providence got two
single bases and Boston one. The
fielding after the ninth inning was
the best ever seen. Nothing could
get through the inficlders nor away
from the outfielders. At the con
clusion of the sixteenth inning it
became so dark and the fielders
were so tired that the umpire, by
consent of both captains, called the
Another game of fourteen innings
was played between the same clubs,
June 14th, resulting in a victory for
the Providence Club by a score of 4
Ti'esday, July 22 Continued.
Mr. Kaulia moved a resolution to
take from the table and place on the
order of the day for Thursday, the
bill to amend Sections 1490 and
1420 of the Civil Code.
Mr. Amara moved that the follow
ing bills be taken from the tabic and
placed on the orders of the day : to
amend Section 1477 and Section
38G, Civil Code, relating to the
OUDKIt OF TIIH DAY.
Mr. Kalua moved the third read
ing of an Act to allow two peremp
tory challenges in jury trials.
An Act to amend Section 1, Chap
ter 23, Session Laws of 1872, relat
ing to marriage contracts, was then
read. It fixes the minimum mar
riageable age at 17 for men and 14
for women, prescribes a marriage
license in all cases and makes provi
sion for cases where a contracting
party had been married to a person
having Chinese leprosy.
Mr. Hitchcock objected to the
vague wording of the bill' in regard
to the leprosy provision.
Mr. Cecil Brown objected to the
Act, believing it would not, if
passed, have the effect its promoters
intended. It gave the person grant
ing the license or the one performing
the marriage judicial powers as to
the dissplution of former marriages
on account of lepros'.
On motion of Mr. Kaunamano the
bill was referred to a Select Com
Consideration in Committee of the
Whole of an Act to provide for the
payment of salaries pending final
action upon the Appropriation Bill,
was taken up. Mr. Walker in the
Mr. Dole moved, seconded by Mr.
Kalua, that the bill be referred to
the Finance Committee, nnd the
Committee rise. The latter said if
tiie bill only referred to certain
ordinary services which he named,
there need be no objection to its
passing, but as it included every
public service it would, if passed,
do away with the necessity of any
Appropriation Bill and the Govern
ment could do as they pleased upon
the strength of it.
Mr. Cecil Brown was in favor of
the proposed reference to the Finance
Committee. It would be all right if
the bill were limited in its scope to
the present Legislative session.
Mr. Aholo moved that the differ
ent items be considered separately
as there were several items, such as
that for dredging the harbor, about
which there need be no haste for a
Minister Kapona said that it was
at the request of the Chief Justice
that tho bill was drawn. There was
Government work going on which it
would lie inadviscablc to stop. It
was not his intention to have the bill
take the place of the Appropriation
Bill. He had no objection to the
The motion passed, tho committee
rose and reported and the House
adopted the report. .
The second reading of an Act to
provide for tho recovery of stolen
property was, on motion, postponed
until the promoter was present.
The House took up the consider
ation of an Act to authorize the
acquiring and settlement of home
steads. There being a similar bill
before the House, entitled, an Act
to authorize the disposal of Govern
ment lands in small holdings, mem
bers were instructed from the chair
that the only way to avail of the
merits of the second one was to have
its provisions, when deemed super
ior, presented in the form of amend
ments to the first.
Section first, authorizing the Minis
ter of the Interior to dispose of un
leascd public lands, in holdings of
not less than 20, no more thnntl 80
acres, being read.
Mr. Hitchcock remarked that the
minimum was too high: 15 acres
would bo better, and he moved that
the section be so amended.
Messrs. Dole, W. O. Smith, Wide
mann and Bishop having discussed
the point, the amendment was put
On motion of Mr. Rowell the
minimum limit of half an acre of wet
land was struck out.
Mr. W. O. Smith moved that the
higher limit of wet land be two
instead of five acres, which carried.
On motion of Mr. Bishop, the first
section as amended was passed.
Section second provided for the
survey of Government lands, and
their advertisement in blocks of 100
lots. During its reading it was dis
covered that there was no quorum.
The House adjourned until 10
o'clock on Wednesday.
Wkuxusuay, July 23.
The House met at 10 a.m.
After prayer by the Chaplain, the
minutes of the preceding day were
read and adopted.
Mr. Dole presented a report from
the Committee on Judiciary, on the
bill relating to the Honolulu Police
Court, recommending .in effect that
the court in question should not be
placed upon a different footing from
other Police Courts of the Kingdom.
Minister Gulick submitted his
answer to tho resolutions of Messrs.
Pilipo and W. O. Smith, relating to
road moneys, their expenditure, etc.
On motion tho answer was or
dered to lie on tho table for exami
nation and also to be printed.
Mr. Iscnberg read his Banking
Act, of which ho had given notice,
and printed copies were distributed.
On motion of Mr. Bishop the bill
was read a second time by its title,
and on motion of Mr. Kalua it was
the special order of the day for
OUDKIt o'p Tin: DAY.
Consideration in Committee" of the
Whole of the Appropriation Bill.
Mr. J. Mott Smith in the chair.
Mr. Dole moved that the Com
mittee rise, and report recommend
ing that tho Appropriation Bill be
referred to tho Committee of Fi
nance. After discussion by Messrs. Aholo,
Kcau and Kapena against, and Mr.
W. O; Smith tho mover for the
motion, it was put and lost.
Mr. Dole said the method pro
posed had been the one generally
adopted under tho old system of two
houses. It had been found expedi
tions when there was only one Ap
propriation Bill, and would bo more
so in the present confusion, when
the Ministers know neither their own
minds nor the mind of the King and
were of no more service than four
weathercocks would be.
Mr. Rowell moved the Committee
rise and ask leave of the House to
sit again at 2 o'clock to-day, which
was duly granted.
The House resumed the considera
tion of tho Act to facilitate tho ac
quiring and settlement of home
steads, and made several amend
ments in it.
On motion of Mr. Frank Brown,
the bill passed as amended and was
ordered for third reading on Satur
day. Tho House adjourned till 2
o'clock, r. m.
A POLICE COURT PLAY.
The Police Court brings to light
many odd bits, humorous and other
wise. This morning produced a
comedy with a touch of tragedy.
Mr. Kaupena is one of tho legal
lights who haunt the Police Court,
and for the sake of keeping things
lively during the dull times, lie is
not unwilling to take a hand himself;
and punch and be punched for tiie
sake of the "pecsness." It seems
that he has been negotiating a mar
riage contract between a fair eon-
nection by marriage, named Haupu.
and a sojourner from Kauai, con
trary, however, to the wishes of the
damsel. Last Saturday night, at
11.30, ho was surprised and pained,
when ho heard from the lips of the
would be lover, that the damsel had
fled. lie was still more surprised and
pained when after tramping around
in his nocturnal uniform for some
time, he discovered the fair Haupu
caressing her brother-in-law, one
Kahai, "ma ke .ano sweet
heart," as he expressed it. But
his surprise and pain came to
a climax when Kahai took him by
the nap of the neck and made a
boomerang of him. Mr. Kaupena
bethought himself that his store of
earthly goods was but small, and
that it would well nigh bankrupt
Mrs. Kaupena if she became a widow
and had to go into mouring. lie
theroforo made a motion to adjourn,
and carried it unanimously, but not
until Kahai had thoughtfully re
moved, all traces of injury to the
aforesaid uniform by detaching the
scraps which still adhered to Kau
penas frame. Kaupena is a confiding
individual, and knowing that Judge
Bickerton is sympathetic man, he
induced Kahai to come down and see
the Judge about it. After Kaupena
had opened his heart and poured out
his story of injury and wrong with
soulful enegry, ho was much de
pressed when the Judge informed
him that match making had better be
left for old maids and old women,
and that he might consider himself
lucky that Haupu had not combed
his hair while Kahai was attending
to the other parts of the perfor
mance. THE S. F. "BULLETIN" ON THE ISLANDS.
"When the treaty was made with
the Hawaiian Kingdom it was de
clared that it would result in making
that kingdom very prosperous and
in the creation of a great deal of
commerce between the Hawaiian
Islands and Pacific ports. This
prediction has only been fulfilled in
part. As to the other part, there is
to-day no likelihood that it will ever
be realized. There has been a very
large increase in sugar production.
This has resulted in no benefit to the
consumer. There has also been a
considerable increase in commerce
with the Hawaiian Kingdom. This
has resulted for the most part in
benefit to the producers of the sugar
who have largely monopolized the
freight business. As for the Hawaii
an Kingdom, it would be difficult to
say in what respect tho general pros
pert' of the kingdom has been in
creased. As we understand tho
matter, the administration is a
million of dollars behind in tho
difference between receipts and ex
penditures of former years. And
in order to get on to a good financial
footing it will bo necessary to raise
by taxes a sum equal to more than
sixty dollars a head for every man,
woman and child in the islands.
The treaty with the Hawaiian King
dom resulted in individual prosperity
but it can hardly be said that it
resulted in general prosperity. That
is the conclusion reached from a
study of tho present condition of tho
islands. The opinion of intelligent
persons friendly to the best interests
of tho kingdom is that tho present
condition of things cannot continue
"The financial condition is one of
constant lapsing, nnd this in tho face
of the emphatic prediction that the
treaty would greatly enhance tho
prosperity of the islands. The facts,
when cleat ly ascertained, aro to be
accoptcd, whether they make for one
theory or the other. There can be
no doubt that the treaty has resulted
in a considerable increase of tho
carrying trade between this port and
the island. Tho increase is chiefly
in the article of sugar brought up
from the islands, and in the supplies
carried clown in the vessels owned by
the principal sugar producers of that
kingdom. It is to bo noted that the
Australian steamship line, with sliips
touching at the islands, has discon
tinued the transportation of freight
there, thus turning the wholo busi
ness over to the line supported by the
sugar interest. Aside from the en
hancement of certain individual in
terests, the question may fairly be
raised whether the Hawaiian King
dom is in a more prosperous condi
tion than it was before the present,
treaty took effect? But. this is a
question in which that Kingdom is
more interested than any other.
One thiny is quite certain; the finan
cial condition of that Kingdom, in
cluding certain tendencies in the
wrong direction, is not satisfactory
to those who have the prosperity of
that island nation most at heart.
If the treaty is not to save that King
dom from a collapso, the minor
benefits will not figure prominently.
Isolated individual benefits have been
very great. Is that all? Or is it
possible to make a supplementary
report which can truthfully cover a
more favorable statement?"
Kan. , Juno 30th. There is great
consternation among stockmen hav
ing ranches in Indian Territory.
The Sheriff of tho Cherokee nation,
with a squad of Indians has been
taking down all the wire fencing
that incloses larger tracts than fifty
acres, that being the limit allowed
by the act of tho Cherokee Council.
The Sheriff confiscates all the wire
he takes down. He began work
south of Coffceville and is taking it
down clean as it comes East. One
thousand miles of fencing has been
removed. The Indians seems to
mean business and evidently pros
pose eject all intruders.
Thursday, July 2d,
At 10 o'clock a. m., at our Sales Boom.
By order of G. W, Maofarlane & Co
Wo will sell at public auction,
Ox steamship City ol Paris, a large and
varied assortment of
DRAWING ROOM SUITES,
Dining Room Suites, in leather; Exten
sion Dining Tables, Gipsy Tables, Pier
Glasses, Ovcrmantlcs, Occasional Tables
Oval Loo and Card Tables, Commodes,
Cabinets, Whatnots, Music Stands and
Stools, Easy Chairs, Butter Trays and
Stands, Bedroom Sets, Brackets, Half
Circle Washstands, and other
too numerous to mention.
EST The above consignment forms
one of the choicest shipments ever intro.
duced to meet the taste of the Honolulu
public. To ladies and gentlemen fur.
nishing, this oilers an opportunity not
likely to occur again, from tho fact of
the expensive character of the goods not
being likely to produce such a return
as to induce a continuance of the con.
Th whole will 1m on view on "IVecl
ncMilny, July 2, unrt the morn
ing; or the hiiIc,
707.3t Lyons & Levey, Auctr's.
Yacht For Sale
On Saturday, July 26th
At 12 noon, at Brewer's Wharf,
We will sell at public auction, the well
27 ft. long, 10 ft. beam, depth of hold
3 ft. 0 in., with masts, soils, and tackle
771 HI Lyons & Levey, Auctr's.
A MEETING of tho stockholders of
Wilder's Steamship Company,
(limited), will be held at their offlco on
Thursday, July 21th, 1884, at 9 a. m.
S. B. EOSE, Secretary,
Honolulu, July 23. 771 It.
A DIVIDEND of Four Dollars per
shaio will bo payablo to tho stock
holders of tho Pacific Novigation Com
pany, on Thursday, the 21th instant, at
their office, corner of Queen and Nuu.
707 Ct E. II. OAT, Treasurer.
G. II. ROBERTSON,
. Drayman best teams
In town. Ulltce, Queen st. ic
For Sale or Lease,
cML.b A LAHOE COMFORTABLE
$-5;iVrw1I0USE' clovou rc-oms, Uaeh
LSttdSLJaEUavingeonvoniont closets, pan
try, bath room, kitchen, poultry yard,
&c. Water laid on. Four minutes
walk from Funahou Collogc. Terms
easy. .Apply to S. F. Graham, at S. M.
Cai tor & Go's, 82 King st. 708 lm
Building Lois For Sale.
gffia- 10 fet, or more, frontage
fSYSKwftC Oil Blllirliimi iDnln nml TUi.tnnlf
i Streets. AIf'o, 3 ilcen lots. 100
feet frontage on Bcckwlth St.,
Wlt.ll Wlllnr rlcrlia . Iliinl-!,.
covered with Algarobu noes. Tonus
easy. Apply to b. F. Graham, at S. M.
Carter & Co's, 83 King st. 708 lm
. m f -..
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