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P "T n Interior Department.
OiUc of the Bureau of liutiitgiatlou,
Honolulu, August Mill, 18SJ.
To ilic Kniplnycrs of Portuguese Immi
grant Latimer In ought to this coun
try under the auspices of the Ha
Dmlng: the Inst feu uontlis several
romphiinH lime hecu received nt this
ofllee from Portuguese laborers employ
ed on various plantations throughout
the Kingdom, wlioc contract have
bmi nislgned to their present employers
by the President of the Hoard of Immi
gration, to the effect that In -ome in.
stance' they were arbitrarily lined for
the Infraction of ccrtnlu plantation
rules; in others, that the were com
pelled to walk a distance of several
miles t and from their work; and that
the time occupied In so doing was not
allowed as a part of their day's work;
and others who complain of not lecclv
lug their waged promptly at the end of
each mouth, us stipulated In their con
tracts; and Mill others tbat they have
Mifl'ered pergonal violence at the hands
ot their employers or their subordinates.
Notice Is hereby given thnt the terms
of the labor contracts with the Portu
guese Immigrants, above referred to,
will be hereafter fully enforced, and In
case of any complaint of non-fulfillment
being substantiated, the assignment of
the contract under which the
laboier is serving will be cancelled.
(Signed) CIIAS. T. GUL1CK,
Minister of the Intel ior and
President of the Bureau of Immigration.
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THE 1AII.Y HUIXETIX
cm lie had fiom
.1. M. ().it, Jr.. A. Cii Merchant st.
T. G. Thrum Merchant st.
Pledged to neither Soct aor Party
But eitiMiahel for the tntfit of nil .
THURSDAY, AUG. II, 188-1.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Mystic Lodge, No. , 7:JJ0.
Ladies' Prayer Meeting, Fort St.
Church, at 13 o'clock.
THE BOARD OF HEALTH.
By the appointments made this
morning, the Board of Health, for
the first time in many mouths, is a
legal body. Heretofore it lias been
running as a private machine, the
property of W. M. Gibson. But
the Board as now constituted, is not
one calculated to benefit the public.
Three of the live members are Cabi
net Ministers. If the intention had
been to make the Board of Health a
Cabinet side show, the 'law would
have said so. The intention was to
have one Cabinet Minister
to represent the Govern
ment, and the balance to be intelli
gent outsiders. Instead of this, we
see a majority of the Board con
sisting of Cabinet Ministers. The
management of the Health Depart
ment had better be made a part of
the Cabinet duties at once and be
done with the matter.
New appointments are falling right
and left, and this morning Paul
Neumann and Curtis P. laukca have
taken beats on the Board of Health.
One of the cheapest known methods
of getting board, at tho present time,
is to vote the Ministerial ticket. Wc
have no doubt that Mr. Neumann's
, Health needs recruiting, owing to
the increasing labors of his oflicc,
, and this new position is a delicate
' way of giving him needed rest, as
nobody who is on a board with head
Gobbler Gibson ever has anything
to do. All that is expected of them
is 'lo flgttrc in the by authority
cohimn, nnd look respectable, ami if
that is beyond their powers, to look
as respectable ne they cnti the old
man attends to nil tho business,
without troubling any one else.
THE OCEAN CABLE.
The Report of the Special Com
mittee on the above subject if given
elsewhere in to-day's issue. The
Committee also introduced a bill
which empowers the Government to
negotiate with parties laying a cable,
and to grant a subsidy of 820,000 a
year for ilftccn years. This is in
Addition to the law which already
exists, nml which gives to any cable
company large privileges in the way
of exemption from port charges
and duties on material. Wc hope
that everything may be done on the
part of the Government, consistent
with the welfare of the country, to
facilitate the proposed cable. The
importance of telegraphic commu
nication with the outside world can
not be overestimated, but the sum
proposed seems to be as high as the
present resources of the Kingdom
will warrnt, and to be as much as
we should be asked to constibutc.
THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AND
The prime difference between the
Democratic and the Republic Party
has come to be the fact that one is
out and the other is in. The bulk
of the politicians on both sides aro
unscrupulous, and ever ready to
trade and dicker with the other side
for their own personal benefit.
The Republican party in the North
and West, is the party of intelligence
and respectability; while the great
unwashed, the rag tig and bobtail,
the shoulder hitters and the gin mill
keepers constitute the rank and tile
of the Northern Democracy. In
the South this order of things is
reversed, and the Democracy repre
sents the brains and wealth of that
section. The election of neither of
the present condidatcs is vital to the
future prosperity of the country, and
involves no immediate ami radical
change of policy on the part of the
United States Government. But so
far a the immediate intetests of
these islands an: concerned, the
election of Blaine would be greatly
in our favor. In the first place,
because the Republican party in a
greater measure than the Demo
cratic, represents protection. Al
though the Democratic party is not
by any means a free trade party, as
a whole, nearly all the free trade
advocates arc Democrats, and the
tendency of the party is in that
direction. One of tho principal
articles which the free trader wants
the duties taken off from, is sugar.
Persistent and vigorous attempts arc
being made at every session of Con
grcs to reduce the sugar duty ; and
the success of such attempts would
mean the destruction of our sugar
interests, by allowing other sugar
countries lo sell their sugars in the
United States under the privileges
that wc now exclusively cujoy by
virtue of tho Reciprocity Treaty.
Blaine is a strong protectionist,
and with the Republican party .still
in power, the reduction of the sugar
duty will probably be defeated for
some time to come.
Another reason why the election
of Blaine would be favorable to
these islands is, that he is a strong
friend of the Treaty, and lias a more
thorough knowledge of our position
and situation than almost any other
American Statesman. His dispatches
to the American Minister Resident,
when he was Secretary of State,
evince much knowledge of the sub
ject under consideration, and a firm
determination to maintain American
interests here. They aro in a tone
which could not fail to be beneficial
in the present disorganized loose end
system of Government now existing
REPORT" OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE
ON OCEAN CABLE.
Hon. Godpiiky Riioik.,
President Leijislutivis Axscmbl;,
Your Committee to whom was re
ferred a Report of His Excellency
the Minister of Foreign Affairs on
the matter of Ocean Telegraphy beg
to report :
Thnt certain letters have been
submitted to your Committee re
ceived by the Government from
Australia, from which it appears
that an "Australian Cable Syndi
cate" has been formed, whose object
juuunmiimiji jnujni.li n.-i , u
is the laying of nn ocean cnblo from
Brisbane to San Francisco.
Certain proposals aro made, on
the guaranty of subsidies to be given
by this Government, for connecting
Brisbane with Honolulu, and. Hono
lulu with San Francisco, and also
for connecting the various islands of
this group. Tho parties also engage
to maintain the cables in working
order, to accept a fixed rate for
messages, and bear all losses which
may happen through breaks or other
It appears that the project of the
Syndicate depends upon the success
which may attend their negotiations
with tho several governments, whose
territory will be connected by the
proposed cables, all of whom, it is
expected, will join in proportion to
their populations and wealth, in sub
sidizing and nromoting the project,
and contributing to its realization.
It does not appear probable to
your Committee that a cable will be
laid between San Francisco and
Honolulu except it shall be laid as a
part of cables which shall bo laid to
connect San Francisco with Aus
tralia to the Southward or with Asia
to the Westward. Hence, whatever
steps wo may take to promote or
encourage a cable hence to San
Francisco and to hasten the time
when such connection slmll be estab
lish, must have reference to negotia
tions with those foreign cable coin
panics which arc proposing to connect
Australia and Asia with the coasts
of the United States.
Tho concessions asked for by the
"Australia Cable Syndicate" docs
not appear to include the exclusive
privilege of landing cables on these
islands. Such a privilege your Com
mittee think it not wise lo concede
to any one company.
The concessions desired, are for
the payment of an minimi subsidy
for a term of years.
The amounts named appear to
your Committee to be much larger
than the resources of the Kingdom
will justify being assured or which
ought to be placed upon tho revenue
as an expenditure at present.
It is desirable, however, that some
fixed and reasonable policy, should
be assumed, and that power should
be granted to the Government, to
communicate tho same to those
persons, who arc engaged in pro
moting the laying of cable in the
ocean. If, whatever we can do, or
arc realty to do, in order to put
Honolulu in cable communication
with other countries can be formu
lated and made know, it will have its
influence, in bringing about the
Your Committee submit this pro
position, that the Government bo
authorized to offer to any Cable
Company, who being responsible
parties, shall connect these islands,
with other countries, and particularly
with San Francisco, an annual subsidy
of twenty thousand dollars, for a
period of fifteen years. This subsidy
to be granted only when conditions
shall have been made as to reasonable
charges for message ; for maintaining
the line in working order and for
giving reasonable facilities lo our
people in the employment of the
Your Committee' have drawn up
an Act to be entitled an Act "for
the encouragement of Ocean Cables"
which provides for a subsidy and
also empowers the Government to
Act on the premises.
The Act is herewith presented with
this Report to the Consideration of
All of which is respectfully sub
mitted, LkOISLATIVH ClIAMnEK, )
Honolulu, Aug. 12th, 1884. J
J. Mott Smith,
W. 15. Rowi-.M.,
W. M. Giiisok, Special Com'ttec
W. O. Smith,
Ciias. R. Bisiioi-,
Y. M .C A.
We called this morning on tho new
general Secretary of the Y. M. C.
Association, Mr. C. S Mason, and
found him hard at work. Heinforms
us, that all young ladies and gentle
men desiring to take a courso of
twelve lessons in singing can do so
free gratis, by calling on him at
the rooms. A boys branch of the
Y. M. C. A. is to be started at once.
Mr. Mason is the right man in the
DiiiNic Ginger Ale from the Crystal
Soda Work's-. 788 3t
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ILLNESS OF QUEEN EMMA.
We regict to niinouncc tho news
lcccived by the Llkcliko which
arrived this morulng, that Her
Majesty Queen Emma was lying
seriously ill at the Star Mills, Ko
hala. The Likclikc has been char
tered anil left this afternoon, having
on board Hon. S. G. Wilder, Bishop
Willis, Dr. Robt. McKibbln and A.
J. Cavtwright. The following letter
which was received by Hon. S. G.
Wilder gives all particular that nre
Maiioko.va, August HI, 188 1.
Hon. S. G. AYn.ur.n,
Queen Emma received a sunstroke
this afternoon while out riding near
Star Mill. She is very sick and
wishes Dr. Robt. McKibbln and Mr.
A. J. Cnrtwright to charter a steam
er and come here with all speed.
If she is able she will go to Hono
lulu, Friday next on tho Kinau, if
not she will remain at the house of
Mrs. James Woods, near Star Mills,
where she now i3. If the Likclikc
receives it, please send a copy of
this letter to Dr. McKibbin and one
to Mr. Cartwright at once. I re
ceived this information by telephone
from S. T. Wilder, who transmitted
it at the request of Mrs. James
Woods who took the message from
C. S. Wight.
P. S. A similar letter has been
sent by another boat so-in case you
receive this first do not wait for the
Wedxkshay, August 1"
At a quarter lo three, the Presi
dent not having arrived, Mr. Naliinu,
the senior member, took the chair.
Somebody moved that Mr. Hitch
cock be elected temporary President
and several motions to adjourn were
Mv. W. O. Smith moved that Mr.
Dole be expelled for smoking con
trary to the rules,.
Mr. Khlua argued that the House
as constituted was not a House,
being without a quoiuui, and tlicie
fore its deliberations must end in
smoke. He attacked the right of
the member occupying the chair to
cither sit, stand or lie there.
Mr. Nawahi held that the vener
able appearance of the chairman
vindicated his right to preside under
Most of tho members were by tills
time intently studying the rules, and
several were on their feet at once
vehemently trying to elucidate a
scheme of adjournment without
violence to the constitution or the
Mr. Dole smoked defiantly.
Mr. Nakalclca rose, shedding a
gorgeous smilu over the chaos, hold
ing in his hand a musty tome, ap
parently tho Penal Code. "While
about to propound his conviction
that the six Molokni policemen at
S25 could clean the whole opposition
out in seven minutes and a half, the
lloor was wrested from him by
Mr. Dole, who observed that Mr.
Kalua was a pretty smart fellow, but
knew nothing about the rules.
Mr. AV. O. Smith saved the re
porters the trouble of translating by
speaking in English. He quoted
from Solomon that there was a time
for nil things undei the sun, and
uiged with great vehemence and
pounding of his desk that now was
the time lo smash the Philistines.
Mr. Richardson, amid furious
demands for putting the motions to
ndjourn, delivered a masterly expo
sition of parliamentary practice.
He held that unless the members
vented less gas, Mr. Elmore's com
pany could not stand their competi
tion, This observation applied to
other sittings of the House.
Mr. Hitchcock brooded over the
fact that the House could not riso in
its present condition, even if its en
forced silting resulted in the hatch
ing of a plot against tho palace
Several members at this becamo
exasperated, and threatened to
eclipse the House by putting on their
hats, and carrying out their threats
they brought one of the least harm
ful if not most useful sittings of the
session to a sudden termination.
The reporters agreed by common
consent to not hold themselves res-
ponslblc for tho accuracy of their
reports, ns, owing to the confusion
and their doing their own interpre
ting, they had to "make sense" of
the speeches after tho maimer of tho
much and deservedly abused "in
TiiuitiDAY, Auorsr 11.
The House met at 10 a. m.
After prayer by the Chaplain, the
minute3 of ttie preceding day were
read and ndopted.
Mr. .1. Mott Smith picscntcd the
lcport of the Select Committee on
ocean telegraphs. The Committee
had beforo them a proposal from the
"Australian uaoic oyiunu"".-,
formed to lay a cable between Bris
bane, New Zealand, and San Fran
cisco. Upon certain conditions the
Syndicate offeis to lay cables be
tween Brisbane and Honolulu, and
Honolulu and San Francisco, also
between the islands of this group.
The success of the project depends
upon the result of negotiations of
the Syndicate with the countries
proposed to be connected. It docs
not appear to the Committee that a
cablo will bo laid between San Fran
cisco and Honolulu except by foreign
cable companies that may lay cables
between San Francisco and Australia
to the southward or Asia to the
westward. Concessions asked for
by the Syndicate named do not in
clude the exclusive privilege of
landing cables here, and the Com
mittee deem it unwise to grant such
a privilege to any company. The
subsidy asked is, however, con
sidered by the Committee larger than
the resources of the Kingdom war
rant. An annual btibsidy of not
more than 820,000 for fifteen years,
to a company that should connect
us with other countries by cable,
especially with San Francisco. To
inaugurate a definite policy tho
Committee submitted a bill contain
ing provisions in accordance with
On motion of Mr. Rowell, the
report was adopted, the bill read a
second time Ity its title and its third
reading set for Monday.
Mr. Richardson presented the
report of tho minority of the Select
Committee on $18,000 for new Palace
stables, recommending that $1,800
bu granted for repairs.
A motion to lay on the table for
consideration with the Appropriation
Bill, made by Governor Dominis,
was passed over motions to adopt
and to indefinitely postponed the
Minister Neumann submittod a
reply to a resolution of Mr. W. O.
Smith relative to the legality of
On Motion of the Attorney Gen
eral, the document was placed at
the disposal of the press, and will
appear to-morrow. The pith of it is
that leases granted without advertise
ment arc voidable.
Mr. Dole, by permission, intro
duced an Act to amend Section 1280
of the Civil Code, the object of the
measure being to make the fees of
witnesses and jurors taxable in the
bill of costs in civil suits. The bill
was read a second timo by its title,
and appointed 'to be read third time
Mr. Aliolo movnd a resolution to
fix the pay of the messenger of the
House at $1.50 per day and of the
janitor at $ I (they now receiving
$1 each). Carried.
Mr. Clcghorn read a petition from
tho Royal Hawaiian Agricultural
Society, asking for such assistance
as will enable them to carry out their
The House, resolved itself into
Committee of the Whole on the Ap
propriation Bill, Mr. Walker in the
Mr. Rowell moved an item of
$1,800 be inserted after "Govern
ment Buildings and repairs," for
repairs of tho Palace Stables.
Minister Gulick agreed that the
recommendation of the majority of
tho Select Committee, to appropriate
$18,0110 for new stables was in tho
interests of economy, "l'alncc Sta
bles" was a misleading term, as tho
proposed building included carriage
house, harness and foder rooms and
residenco of grooms. A substantial
brick building with iron roof and
content lloor was more economical
than a wooden huUiliug. The old
stables afforded no facility for deal
ing with contagious disease if such
should appear among the horses.
Mr. Dolo was glad to hear the
Minister of tho Interior speak of the
ctnt.lnn nn economical mounds. It
was a matter of propriety of de
cency to nrgtio for the appropria
tion on those grounds. There was
no economy, however, in S 18,000
for horse stables. The King's com
mendation of the Minister? for pi e-
senting estimates within the revenue
was due to the Ministers, having
cheated His Majesty in representing
to liim that proposed expenditures
were within the revenue of the King
dom. When the truth came out
that thoy had kept back $1,500,000
from the estimates of expenditure,
the King sent down a message ask
ing for retrenchment. Tho Opposi
tion was in accord with His Majesty
in this respect, and ho (the speaker)
called upon the Opposition to carry
out the King's wishes. Theie was
no plea of emergency or of crisis
available for this appropriation. The
King did not say to them, "Reduce
my salnry and give me $18,000 for
stables," nor did he mean it.
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Tost Olllcc, Honolulu, Aug. 13th, 1881.
The World. Renowned Artist,
WILL GIVE HIS
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August 15th, 1881.
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