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SATURDAY, AUOl'ST 2, JSSI.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS!
Concert Music Hall, 7:110.
Drawing Clns. Y. M. C. A.
Gospel Temperance Meeting at
Bethel, at 7:30.
Casino al the Park, open all day.
Bethel .Sunday School, at !):lo.
Fort St. Church S. S. at !:-lfi.
St. Andrew's Cathedral S. S. 10.
Bethel, Service, at 11.
St. Andrews' Cathedral, service,
nun ning and evening.
Fort St. Church, service, morning
Prayer Meeting Y. M. C. A.,
Hiblc Class at Fort St. Church
Vestry, at G:l.r
THE WANING INFLUENCE OF THE GOV-,
ERNMENT HASH HOUSE.
It is a sad and solemn fact that
the Cabinet has to farce, that the
Ministerial influence is not o potent
-a it was. Day before yesterday
the old cock gobbler climbed out of
bed and into his clothes, and
' wearily dragged himself into the
House, to vote for a favorite's in
crease of salary, but the erst while
lick spittles went olf on a tangent
and refused to follow suit, and the
poor decrepit old bird had to
smooth down his feathers with the
best grace he could muster, and
crawl off to bed again, defeated.
"Again yesterday, the ungrateful
recipient" of tax ascssorships joined
hands with the vulgar crowd of op
positionists, and cut and slashed the
appropriations in the Finance De
partment without regard to the pro
test of the tlnancial head of the
Kingdom. There is a reason for all
this, and a strong and good reason.
It is nothing more nor less than the
. result of a spirit of false economy
which has pervaded the manage
ment of the Government Hash
House, otherwise known as the Hotel
de Gibbe. F.arlier in the session, be
fore the appropriation for inciden
tals of the Foreign Olllce had been
cut down, the management were
more liberal minded and treated the
.stomachs of the law-makers to such
dainties as kidney stew, with plenty
of gravy gravy is tilling fried
liver and onions, and when votes of
- want of confidence were on band,
boiled Hat-jacks and pork-fat wore
served out to the faithful ; but re
cently this liberal policy has been
changed for one more consistent
perhaps with the size of the aforc-
. said 'appropriation, but with fatal
effect upon the digestion and the
votes of the partakers. Tough
beefsteak, with an accompaniment
of beef stew composed of tho
remnants and debris of yesterday's
tough steak, with an abundance of
watery gravy, and bakers bread with
cheap butter, lh.it is dear at any
price, now forms the regulation diet
of the establishment, day in and
week out. The natuic of the liquid
refreshments provided has likewise
deteriorated. Instead of good honest
gin, the Legislative digestion is-now
.mortified with Chinese sum shu and
' sweet potato swipes, and a member
who took home a bottle for an eye
opener in tile' morning, declares that'
oven this was wnlcicd and lasted of
beefsteak gravy. Now this was all
Uvcryvcll for n ehorl.timc, hut there
iajmliinit to all things, oven to the
powers of digestion of a' Hawaiian
Legislator. One member stated
that he saved a quarter on the free
liiuoh, but it cost him fifty cents for
soda water to get the tasto of etale
bccfdtnko gravy out of his month,
and 82.o0 to pay the dootois bill
tlial night. Since then Hint, member
has voted the opposition ticket
straight.. Without 'doubt, if tlio
Ministers expect to tetain a 'majority
in the assembly, there "hlust be n
radical change in the hash house bill
of fare, even if the sheep "ranch has
to be moitgngcd to raise the gravy.
i nrnonu n I iTiro
; 'l'he eireiinistancesund(jr which a
publiu iournal is justified in (IN-.
I .,..: .. ..,.. ,lvlv.nto ..Imn.'olnr.
arc well defined. An employer al
ways has a right to know the char
acter ofn servant, in so tar as the
character affects the performance of
the servant's duties, l'ubllc ofllcers
are public servants, and the pubic
their masters, have the right to
know what their characters arc.
Kvcry public olllccr. and evcy can
didate for public olllce. is supposed
to be possessed of the necessary
qualifications to fill that olllce. and
to have a character that will stand
criticism. If he is not qualified to
fill the olllce, or if Ins character will
not bear criticism, the. public should
be made aware of the fact. It is not
only the right, but it is the duty of
every public journal to keep the
public informed on matters affecting
the general welfare, whether such
information may 'injuriously affect
the particular individual commented
upoi) or not.
A public journalist who is true to
his duty will never attack the abactor
of a private citizen, when no public
good will be subserved thereby ; and
on the other hand, be will not allow
improper conduct on the pait of
ofllcials, or the attempted appoint
ment of improper persons to olllce,
to go uncommentcd upon, by reason
of personal regard for the delin
quent or candidate. A public jour
nalist docs not cut loose from in
dividual friendship, but if true to
his post he suboidinatcs it to the
rights and claims of the public.
So long as the Bui.i.ktin lemains
under its present management, it
will continue to openly and fairly
express its opinions concerning every
thing which the public have a light
to know, and everybody in wliosc
conduct the public, have a legitimate
interest, without fear or favor.
A SAMPLE. ,
A fair sample of the amount of
care bestowed up'ou affairs of stale
by the Turkey Cabinet is seen in the
-blundering of the Minister of Finance
in submitting an item for the Oceanic
Steamship subsidy, in Committee of
the Whole on the Appropriation Hill.
Only the vigilance of a-ineinber of
the House prevented the voting of
three month's more subsidy to 'tho1
I'et Company than it would be
entitled 1 1 at the close of the biennial
period. Perhaps, however, it, would
be more just to the Ministry to
charge them with being too careful
in this case- not of the Interests, of
the country but of those of the
Dictator. They are ceitainly more
'generally known as rogues than fools,
and remor.se only stings then for the
crime of being found out in their
dark games. The bit of by-play, in
in which one Minister moved an
amendment to another one's motion
in the case in hand and then refused
to accept the with drawn! of the main
motion, was placed with, all the bor
rowed innocence of a native. Such a
scene presented by the Cabinet of
any country on earth, having any
thing better than Constitutional
Government on paper, would bring
down upon the actors' avalanches of
contempt from the whole state.
What can lie expected of a Cabinet
of puppets administering the decrees
of a alien dictator in the name of
a so-called constitutional monarch?
BULLETIN" AND CAPTAIN
The Jlmcuiian makes some wild
statements concerning the Bulutixs
discussion of Captain Ilaylcy' Ill
ness for a position on the" police
Iforce. The editor of tlic7wii7
has evidently allowed his friendship
to run away with his discretion. The
situation is this. Captain Ilayley's
name was prominent on the streets
as a candidate for the olllce of Mar
shal. The Hawaiian came out with
a leading editorial, lauding him, and'
commending him for his .particular'
fitness for a position on the police
force. Tho Uui.u:tin has reason to
know that Captain Ilayloy Is not a
i proper man to occupy such a position.
and it bo staled in .unmis'lnknblo
language, for a plain reason plainly
stated. Tliere was no impeachnienl
of Captain Ilayley's honesty or the
correctness of his accounts. What
the lln.Vrufliaf. to say itsayswith-
'oul insinuation. What it says now
is that Captain Ilaylcy is not n proper
person for the olllec mentioned, and
that when ho is publicly advocate?!
for the posilionit is the duty of n
public journal to interfere in behalf
of the public. V
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Fmn.u, At'o. I Continued.
The Iloiibe met at half-past one,
and proceeded with llie Order of the
Day, which was consideration of the
Appropriation Bill in Committee of
the Whole. Mr. -Bush took the
", Mr. Howell moved that an item be
inserted for tho extension of llpuo
hllii Water Woiks,Sl7r),000, in ac
cordance with thu leconinicudalion
of the Select Committee upon that
Mr. Powell moved to insert Si)5,
000 for Government buildings and"
icpairs, in accoi dance with Select
Committee's repot t.
Minister Kapena thought it jvai"
the turn of the Finance Department
at present, and moved thepostpone
ment of the pfopo.cd item, which
carried, and tho appropriations for
the Finance Dep.rlmcnt wcic taken
Salary Harbor Master, S8,000. 4
Minister Kapena moved to havc
the, item reduced to, SO, 000, in ac
cordance with the rccommftidniiou
Mr. Dole moved to make the item
Mr. Kanealii moved to strike the
The iteiupasscd at $0,000:
Salary Statistical 'Clerk, SJl.C.OO.
Salary 2nd Statistical C!crkrS:),
000. Passed. k '
Salary purveyor and Guard, $'d,
000. Passed. "
Salary Entry Clerk,- S-V100.
Salary 2nd Entry Cleik, 82,-lOU.
Mr. Uichardson moved to stiike it
out, as it was a new item.
Minister Kapcn.i said that the in
crease of business anticipated in the
golden era enteicd upon justified the
Salary Storekeeper. S.'i,000.
Salary Collector Kaliului, S.'f,000.
Salary Collector. Malnikona, $2,
000. Mr. Godfrey Blown thought this
was a huge salary for all the woik
to be done. He did not think there
had been more tlum two vessels
there in the last- si months. He
moved to reduce the item to 81,200.
Mr. Dole quoted Mr. Wilder as
saying that the work could be done
by one of his cleiks. He thought
even SI, 200 was too much, and
moved the item be $800.
Item passed at 8800.
Salary Collector, at Ililo, 82,100.
Mr. Aholo moved to i educe to
$2,000, the same as formerly.
Minister Neumann moved to re
duce to $800, icniarking sotto voce,
"Let us hnvc lelrenchmcnt."
Mr. Hitchcock proceeded to speak
of the importance of thopoil, whom
Minister Neumann asked if it was
true the Collector draws salary as
Sheriff with that of Collector.
Mr. Hitchcock "No; tho Sheriff
acts as Postmaster."
r Minister Gulick said that to a
certain extent tho Intciior Dcpait
ment was responsible for there being
no Custom House at llilo,.but an
opportunity had lntely presented for
obtaining a suitable site and.rcincdy
ing that lack. The necessity 'for
having a man who can devote pait
of his time to the duties of tlio'oflico
,is obvious. Anyone would iceor-
nizo the necessity of (laying a suita
ble salary -to have -tho duties per
formed in satisfactory shape.
Mr. Uisliop said ships -would go to
Ililo and discharge cargoes -whether
there was a Custom JIouho thcie or
not. There should ljq an honest
and vjgilant olllcor llieic to prevent
smuggling. The item, in the bill
did not seem to bo' too largo, as'' Uic
same man could act as .Postmaster.
Thee is no doubt the Ghciiff of that
island should be relieved of that
wo.'k, as if he docs his dutypropcily
as Sheriflhe will have plenty to da,
lie 'lino no Inulncss to bo acting as
l'oslmrstop. ' '
iclicved J hero was
ity for a good mair 1 1 I Wo, to
iujPc the Custom House. There
i probably, as tht1 Attorney-General
likely knows, a greet doal of opium
smuggled thiire. The worli should
be taken from tho sheriff and added
to the postmaster's duties, n;id the
combined salaries would pay a good
man. lie would support the motion
for $2,000. We did not want a
man who could afford to work for
$800, but a business man.
Item passed at $2,000.
Salary Collector at Kcalakckua,
Mr. Dole moved to strike out.
Mr. liishop said that was consti
tuted a port by treaty, and there
ought to be a man to attend to any
possible arrivals of "Vessels, and
they could hardly offer less than
8100 for two years.
Mr.'Nahinu said whaling vessels
frequently arrived there, within hfs
persqnal knowledge, and ar officer
was necessary there to prevent
the item to $:)00.
' Item passed at $100. '
Salary Collector at Koloa, $200.
Sahry Keeper Steamer Ware
house, 81,200. Passed.
Salary Keeper Kerosene Waiqt
house, 81.2.00. On motion reduced
Salary Surveyor and Guard. Ka
liului, 82,000. Passed.
Salrry Surveyor and Guard, Ma
lnikona, $1,200. Peduced on mo
tion of Mr." Dole to 8000.
Salary Survcyoi and Guard, Ililo,
$1,800. Reduced on motion of Mr.
Richardson to $1,200.
Assistant Guards at all ports,
Incidentals Custom House,
$.5,000. Reduced on motion of Mr.
Godfrey Brown to $1,000.
Custom House Poat, 81,200.
Pay of Tax-Asso3ors, $30,000.
Reduced on motion of Minister Ka
pena to $28,000 in accordance with
Pay of Tax-Collectors, $28,000.
'Reduced on motion of the same to
Moved by Mr. G. Brown, back
pay of Tax-Collector at Kan,
Pay of Tax Appeal Boaids,
National Debt falling due, $17G,
200. Passed. .. .
Interest on National Debt, $150,
Minister Kapena moved to insert,
"For purchase and substitution of
gold coin for foreign silver, $120,
000." Mr. Dole moved an amendment
to insert 81 30,000, so as to bo on
the safe side, as no more could be
spent than was appropriated.
Mr. J. Motl Smith concurred in
this view, and the Minister ac
cepted the amendment, and the item
Minister Kapena moved to inseit
an item of $72,000 for the Oceanic
Steamship Co.'s subsidy.
Mr. G. Brown pointed out that,
as the 'Act granting the subsidy
only came into force at the date of
its passage, only $00,000 would be
n'eccssary, and moved the substi
tution of that amount.
Minister Neumann showed that
$G.'i,000 would be tho correct appro
priation, and " moved that it bo
MiiiisterKapena and Mr. Brown
withdrow their respective motions,
but Minister Neumanu(objcctcd to
that as out of order, and the mo
tions all weiittovotc, resulting in
jMinistcr, eufiiamrB motion for
$011,000 boing carried.
Hospital Fund (estimated re
ceipts); Slu.000. ' Passed with an
amendment by Mr. Bishop that tho
receipts bo paid to tho trustees of
At a quarter to 1 tho Committee
rogo and reported progress, and tho
Houso adjourned till Saturday at 10
.Sati;uiuy, Auo. 2.
, The House inet'at 10 ,v. ji. ,
After .prayci by tho "Chaplain, the
minutes of, tho preceding day ivcie
rend and adopted.
There being no routine btlsincs3 to
transact, the House took f up the
first order of the day, which was
Consideration of tho Appropiia
tton Bill In Committee of the Whole.
Mr. Buoli was called to the chair.
Appropriations for the Finance De
partment were resumed.
, Incidentals Finance Depaitmont,
Pi luting Certilicfltos ofM)eposit,
Stamps and Dies, $500. Mr. Ka
nealii moved to icdtice to S.100,
Dog Tags, SI, 000. Reduced', on
motion of Mr. Godfiey Brown, to
Messenger, S1J000. Passed.
Mr. Godfrey Brown moved to in
'serl an item for taxes illegally col
lected, S78.25. Passed.
Appropriations for;l)cpaitmcnt of
tho Attorney General wore next in
Salary of Attorney, General, $ 12,
000. Reduced, on motion of God
frey Brown, to $11,000.
Salary Deputy Attorney General,
$9, GOO. Mr. Kanealii moved to
strike out the item. Minister Neu
mann argued that the ollico was ab
solutely necessary. The present
olllccr was partly attorney, partly
translator, partly book-keeper. At
present thero was too much work for
one man to properly work up crown
casee. It would be impossible to
got a competent man who would at
tend to the duties conscientiously
who would tnkc the pfllco of Attor
ney General unless he had such an
Mr. Dole said he could see how a
stranger coining hero to take tho
olllce of Attorney General should be
impressed as the present Attorney
General is. He thought it would
take a man nearly a year to becomo
posted in the work of that depart
ment. Under such circumstances
the appointment of an efficient as
sistant was something important.
This was the first time an Attorney
General had found it necessary to
have a deput'. His excellency's
numerous. predecessors had been ab!o
to pei form tho duties and carry on
large private practices as well. The
present dilllcultics of the ofllce wero
duo to the Government being with
out all Attorney General for nearly
a yeai, and then a stranger coming
to the position who had to acquaint
himself with our laws. It is in tho
line of the present Ministry to live
in luxury and have a groat many
clerks to do their work. It is not wise
to develop any such policy as that.
Members of Government
were not paid to wear
laco coats and attend receptions, but
to do work witii their owiv hands.
He did nol mean to cast' any reflec
tions on tho present Attorney-General
because ho came here unncquainted
with our laws and looked at things
as a new-comer. ,
Mr. AV. O. Smith lef erred to the
administration of past Attomey
Generals, showing that all tho assist
ance they bad wis that of the clerk.
The pay of that officer had gradually
been raised in 187G-78, it was
83000; 1878-80,8-1000; last period
S5000, and this Appropriation Bill
proposed $G000, and besides that
SG000 for n new ofllccrjitodo the
work. Tho Government was now
asking for $12,000 for assistance to
tho Attorney-General which u few
years ago was got for $3000. He
referred to the records of the excel
lent ivioii who had formerly filled the
oillec a.id asked if they had neglected
tho work. The recordsPsliowed that
tho woik had not increased since
1880, until this last period. As for
the boqk-kecping it was a very sim
ple tiling, demanding but an hour's
attention a week. Five thousand
dollars would pay for all ' needed
assistance to tlio Attorney-General,
whether for law, book-keeping or
anything else. Ho argued that the
present stress of business was ex
ceptional and duo to the Attorney
General having to attend to the
Lcgislaturo and the Court at the
same time, as well as to the interim
of ten months in which the ofllce
was vacant previous to his incum
bency. Mr. Aholo opposed tho item. He
hud imagined assistance to the
Attorney-General, besides the clerk's
was provided for in "incidentals."
Ho wanted to know If clerks, when
serving as deputies, had been nald
. extra, and Mr. W. O. Smith said
thoy had not.
Minister Neumann said there was
enough work iiccumula.cd now to
take a competent man two years to
do. If the honorable member for
Lihue (Mr. Dole) was to be- his
successor and he hoped he wiu, for
ho was a veiy able man he would
very much regret if this assistant
was not appointed." As far as
lie (the speaker) was con
cerned, the proposed appointment
was not a personal matter with him.
One of the heavy duties of tlio
Atlbrney-Gcneral's olllce was the
obligation resting upon him to take
up the cases of Hawaiians who
deemed themselves wronged.
Mr. W. O: Smith said tjje latter
was no new thing, tliat work having
never been neglected by former
Mr. Nawahi said His Excellency
wanted a first class lawyer, but he
would not get one for $3,000 a year.
lie had heard the Attbrney-General C
wanted to go to California after the
session, and no doubt it would be a
nice thing for him to have the work
all done for him in his absence. Ho
did not think the Attorney-General
was much over burdened witli giv
ing assistance to indigent Hawaiians.
The hardest work lie had was to
give advice to the Cabinet in regard
to resolutions of the Assembly.
On motion of Mr. Kaunamano
the item was reduced to 80,000, the
motion to strike out being lost.
Salary Clerk Attorney-General,
SG,000. Mr. lsenberg moved to
reduce to $3,G00, and Mr. W. O.
Smith to strike out. A discussion
ensued, in which largely the same
ground was trodden as in that over
the previous 'item. Item passed at
$G,000. ' ,
Salary of Marshal, 88,000. v
Salary Clerk of Marshal, 83.G00.
Salary Second Clerk of Marshal,
$1,800. Passed. ' '
Salary Sheriff of Maui, $G,000.
Reduced on motion of Mr. Richard
son to $5,000.
Salary of Sheriff of Hawaii,
$G,000. Reduced to S5,0P0. -
Salary of Sheriff of Kauai, $6,0(
Reduced to $1,000. m
Committee rose at 12.30 aiupre
ported progress, and the House ad- .
joumed till 10 o'clock, Monday '
AT ft meeting of the stockholders of
the Kaliului Ilalboatl Co., limited
Iicltl at tlio ofllce of tho Company, at
Kaliului, August 1, 1884, tlio followln;
ofllcers wcic cleetetl to hold ofllce for
ono year, ami until their successors arc
8. Q. Wilder, l'icsldeiil; residence,
V. C. Wilder, Treiisuier; icsidunce
S. B. Hose, Secretary; icsldcnce,
And snld officers icspectively ncrept
S. . HOSE, Secretary,
Knliiilul Railroad (Jo.
Kaliului, Aug. 1, 1881. 7)0 1m
For a Few Nights Only.
flic only Female Magician In the
After milking a tour of the woild, pro.
fessionnlly returns to the peoplu of
Honolulu, nnd will glo one ot Iter Par
lor Entertainments in "tlio Art of Lcgcr
de'r.uln, Next Tuesday Evening, August 5th,
Assisted by Mile. Eugene nnd Mr. P. S.
Steber, also Mr. Frank Elliott, tho well
known and popular Bnnjoist, in his
original songs and r.olos.
The trained dog Beauty will perform
Doors open at 7:10, cm tain ilscsntS.
Prices as usual Dress Circle & Pai.
qucttc,$l;Unlcony, 75 e.; Gulleiy, CO c.
Scats iimy bo seemed nt thy office of
J. E. YyiHoiniiii, on und after Monday
August 4th, at y a. rn.
Can luges may bo oi tiered at 10:80.
DURING my nbsenco from this King,
tloni, Cecil Brown, Esq., will nt
tend to nil my legnl business; and Mr.
L. O. Abies has special power in ull
other business mutters to act for me.
J. E. WISEMAN,
IT , , r , General Business Agent.
Honolulu, July iJO, 1881- 777 1 w
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given in Short-linntl, for partleulins
"Piny 10 .ui;ssns. u.vr, J11,, & Co.
, 770 St
PER OHDERS frnin Ueiiornl Super-
X intendeut, I luiCo this dnv tjlain .
Jerrcd tho Agency of Wells, tirfff&
Co. to S. M. CARTER & Co.
, , , , W. G. ASHLEY.
Honolulu, July 21, 1884. 773 lw
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