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WEDNESDAY, AUG. L'O, 1881.
THIS EVENINC'S DOINGS.
Oahu Lodge, No. I K. of P. 7:.!0.
Bethel Prayer Meeting, at 7 :!10.
Fort St. Church. rmyer Meeting
' nt 7:110
Regular Cash Sale, at Sales Room
,'of Lyons & Levey at 10 o'clock.
' THE ANTI-CHINESE BILL.
The bill to compel all merchants
' to keep their books in the English or
m Hawaiian language was ucicaicu on
its third rending, in yesterday, spite
of the exertions on the part of the
ij. Attorney General, and against the
votes of the Cabinet. No doubt an
?,' attempt will be made to reconsider
;,thc bill to-day, by its promoters.
The whole scheme is a miserable
pampering to the anti-Chinese spirit,
without reason or justice, although
there arc some bigots in the Legisla
tes ture who arc capable of acquiring
'knowledge by having it pounded in
m with a sledge hammer or pumped in
ft; with a force pump, but arc never
',. amenable to i cason, who think that
'they are urging the bill on principle.
i tlt is a disgrace to the country that
RJ. the Government should be doing its
i' utmost to legislate out of business
'and ruin a large and law abiding
fri flMlllll Wl lll WI1IIIIIIIII()
1-nn.Mnn nf lm ummllliilv
The Anti-Chinese Bill was rcoon-
asidercd and passed in the House this
I? morning, the following members
naving changed tneir mums over
anient: Messrs. J. lveau. L. Aholo.
i'J. Kamakclc, 1). II. Nahinu, G. 11.
I , a
iPalohau and S. K. Kupihen. Mr.
."AVidcmann, who did valiant work
against the bill yesterday, was ab
sent. The only recourse now left to
those who will be practically ruined
by this unwarrantable invasion of
private rights, is to petition the King
to veto it.
THE STREET RAILROAD SCHEME.
Life and the Legislature are
ginighty onsartin things. On Satur-
sdav the AVilson bill was surmnrtcd
tby a majority; but yesterday the
frsecond special conuuittec to whom
the two bills had been referred
reported a new bill, leaving the
name blank,"to be inserted by the
Assembly. Tiic name of Austin
sflyas thereupon inserted by quite a
majority. What inllucnces were
brought to bear to change the vote
lis one of those things which "a
ffcller sometimes can't most always
bell." But the result is that a for
cigncr, Mr. Flowerdew, for whom
Mr. Austin is simply acting as at
Rorney. is to have this valuable fran
chise instead of one of our own
Ktizens. And this result has been
Ebrought, about entirely by the excr
etions and the votes of the Cabinet.
ItIIE DIAMOND HEAD, HONOLULU AND
f EWA RAILROAD.
f; Although C. B. Wilson lias failed
to obtain a street railway franchise
for Honolulu, lie still has a bill
before the Legislature asking for a
franchise, to run a steam railroad
tJciwccn the points named, and as
much further as -may be desircable.
WThat such a railroad would be a
success is beyond a doubt; espe
cially in the Ewa direction. The
district of Kwa and the country
lying between hero and there raises
tlioiereater part of the bananas which
nreTespovted ; and it is also one of
the centres of rico cultivation. With
direct communication, bringing the
city within a few hours of the coun
try, the cultivation of bananas and
other products will be greatly ntimu
latcd, and will no doubt double
the bnnana export in a very shoit
time. The expense also of extend
ing the line from Ewa to Wnianac
would be the simple cost of material
and of laying the road, us there are
no engineering dilllculties in the
way ; and the extension of the road
to that district would open up one
of the most fertile districts upon the
Islands. The soil is similar to that
of Lahaina, a rlelt wash from the
mountains, and raises now, a large
proportion of the water melon crop.
By cutting a tunnel a few hundred
feet in length at the head of one of
the valleys beyond Diamond Head,
access will also be had to the whole
of Koolau. Such' a project is en
tirely fcasablc, and a competent civil
engineer has estimated the cost of a
sulllcieut tunnel at nrtt moic than
There can be no possible reason
for not granting the franchise asked
for. and it will if properly conducted,
prove of inestimable benefit to the
We clip the following from the
unusually idiotic columns of our
matutinal friend the Advertiser and
invite our readers to hunt up all the
dictionaries in the city and Unci out
what "sanitation" means. Webster
evidently docs not know, or perhaps
he took some weak whiskey and
water and forgot to put it in. For
choice editorial, commend us to the
"Neither iced champagne nor
iced claret is necessary to health.
Those who cannot or will not take
weak whiskcy-and-water can always
get a cup of good tea, which is
capital either hot or cold. Coffee is
also good ; and so are chocolate and
cocoa to special tastes. A little
lime-juice added to water is excel
lent. But, after all, the best armor
in these, as at all times, is cleanli
ness of body and soul ; and in the
face of any pest, far or near, the
only fear permissible to the commu
nity is that general or personal sani
tation may not be equal to or worthy
of the actual state of sanitary
We agree with our contemporary,
that is, we would agree if we knew
what sanitation or insanitation meant.
Tl'ESDAY, AlTflll&T 1!).
The House met at 10 a. m.
After prayei by the Chaplain, the
minutes of the preceding day were
read and adopted.
Mr. Cleghorn presented the report
of the Committee on Commerce upon
the bill to regulate the issuing of
patents, recommending its passage.
Report adopted, and bill appointed
to be read a third time on Thursday,
Mr. Bishop presented the report
of the Select Committee on street
railways, submitting a substitute
bill with the name of the grantee
left out, to be supplied by the As
sembly. The Austin bill was taken
as a basis in the preparation of the
new bill. It obliges the grantee to
begin the work within one year and
complete it within three years. The
matter of a steam railway is left out,
and the committee recommend that
Mr. Dole bo permitted to introduce
a separate bill in that regard.
Mr. Rowcll moved the adoption of
the report, and also the previous
The latter was negatived, and
Mr. Dole said he had not signed
the report for want of opportu
nity, but he agreed with it gen
erally, excepting the second
section. From that he moved the
words, "or rtiat may be hereafter
imposed," be struck out, as it was
sulllcieut to have the company bound
by the Act giving it the franchise
and the present laws of the Kingdom.
The provision, if passed, might re
sult in such an Act of great hard
ship, far instance, as the enactment
of a law compelling the uso of cables
instead of horses.
' Minister Neumann had framed the
Austin bill, and he said the provision
objected to was intended to prevent
the corporation becoming greater
than the greator. There was no
fear in his mint: that tho
Legislature would ever perpetrate
a great wrong, or outrage, upon tho
company, as public opinion, if
nothing clso, would restrain it. In
other coulilrios corporations created
by tho Legislatures had arrogntcd
powers not belonging to thorn
essaying even to run tho Legislature,
the Judiciary, etc. and it was to
avoid such ecnlualiltes thnt this
clause was designed. When railway
charters were first granted these
abuses were not foreseen, and that
was why, in some cases, railway
corporations had outgrown their
rights and tyrannized over the pub
lic. There was always a sense of
right in Legislatures which would
stamp out any attempt to abuse the
safe-guard contained in that section,
but the same could not be said of
corporations, that Lord Coke had
lcprescnted as being impossible of
excommunication because they had
no souls. They took all they could
get, and looked for more, and in the
United States it had been a question
whether the Government should buy
out the railways, or the railways buy
out, the Government.
The amendment was lost, and tho
motion to adopt the report carried.
Mr. Rowell moved the bill be read
a second time by its title, which
Mr. Dole moved tho bill pass to
engrossment, with the name of
Charles B. AVilson inserted in the
blanks. In supporting his motion
he said Mr. Austin was not the
attorney of Mr. Flowerdew, but Mr.
A. J. Cartwright was, and he be
lieved that the Attorney General
was running the Austin bill for his
own account, with Messrs. Austin
and Flowerdew as decoy ducks.
When it became a question of giving
ihc right to a gentleman living in
Florence and a resident, he thought
the House would sec the propriety
of deciding in favor of the latter.
Mr. Widcniann said Mr. Flower
dew was a man who could carry out
the enterprise, and why this Gov
ernment had prevented him doing so
when he was ready to begin was
more than he ever could discover.
If Flowerdew was a decoy duck,
what was AVilson., If he was a res
ponsible man, why did he not name
his partners. He (the speaker) had
ventured to contradict on the street
a statement that Mr. AVilson had
eighty or ninety thousand dollars
subscribed. AVith the question be
fore him of which ilecoy duel: should
Dc swallowed, be should choose the
one with a substantial name to the
back of it. lie concluded by moving
that the name of Mr. "William R.
Austin be inserted in tho'blanks.
Minister Neumann repudiated the
aspersions cast upon him by Mr.
Dole, stating that he had mentioned
the names of four substantial citi
zens who were interested in the
Austin bill, and asking Mr. Dole to
do as much with respect to the bill
he championed. He (Atty. Genl.)
had heard of the enterprise before
coming to the Islands, and, after
coming here, before knowing ho
would have a neat theio, ho deter
mined to draw a bill and have it
passed if possible. It was at a con
ference with several citizens- that it
was decided to appoint Mr. Austin
attorney in fact until Mr. Flowerdew
could be communicated with. AVhilc,
therefore, the member's statement
was in accordance with fact, it wes
entirely erroneous in the inference
drawn. He concluded by moving
the previous question, which carried.
Tho Ayes and Noes weio called,
resulting in tho passage of the
amendment, to insert Austin's name,
!M to 15, as follows :
Ayes Their Kxs. Gibson, Guliek
and Neumann, lions. Bishop, Gleg
horn, Dowsctt, Bush, J Mott Smith,
Judd, AVidemann, AValkcr, Macfar
lanc, lvaulukou, Kcau, Baker, Kau
lia, Amara, Kumakelc, Gardner,
Kauhanc, Nnhinu, Palohau, Kupi
hen and Nakaleka 21.
Noes lions. Kaac, Kanoa, Mar
tin, Lilikalani, F. Brown, C. Brown,
Aholo, Kalua, Kancalii, AV. 0.
Smith, Pilipo, G. Brown, Kauna
mano, Dole and Rowcll 15.
The third reading of the bill was
llxcd for Thursday.
Mr. Lilikalani presented the mino
rity report of tlio Cominitleo on tho
Board of Genealogy's Repoit. It
was to the effect that, besides hav
ing the Report under careful con
sideration, tho minority had visited
tho Board's olllco and interviewed
the olllcers. There they saw books,
records, etc,, some of them on loan,
W-ta.LjLiittj.Lg.i.'j'AumA.ujmuiuitu.mL.muL m. mm. uaaj jaraaw
which constituted a mine of wealth
to the country and posterity. They
recommended an appropriation of
ten thousand dollars to enable the
Board to continue its Investigations
and buy books dining the current
The House adjourned at 12 to
Tho minority report of the Bonid
of Gcnealopy was, upon division,
ordered to be laid on the table.
Mr. Dole presented the report of
the Judiciary Committee on the bill
to encourage telegraph and telephone
lines, recomendiug its passage, and
it minority report against it. Tho
majority rcport'was adopted.
Mr. Dole presented the report of
the same Committee on the bill for
the suppression of secret societies,
recommending its passage. The
minority report was adopted.
Mr. Dole presented the report of
the same Committee on the bill for
the encouragement of the manufac
ture of ramie fibre, recommending
the bill pass to engrossment.
Mr. Widcniann objected to grant
ing a large sum to a foreigner, whom
rumor had it had aheaily secured a
large subvention in India for his
machine. He moved an amendment
in effect that the leward ho paid to
the inventor of a machine "on these
Mr. Ar. 0. Smith urged the im
portance of doing something to make
rainio culture in this Kingdom pro
fitable. If the machine referred to
would not do the work, its owner
would receive no reward. The pro
duction of fibre for the manufacture
of sugar bags would alone be a great
boon to the country, and the bags
could be made I)' prison labor.
The amendment was lost, and the
bill passed to engrossment, to bo
read a third time on Thursday.
Mr. Dole presented the report of
tho Judiciary Committee on the bill
to authorize the Minister of the In
terior to purchase ccitnin lands on
Molokai, recommending its return to
its introducer, as it did not piovidc
for funds for carrying out its object.
Messrs. Bishop and AV. 0. Smith
and Minister Neumann questioned
the propriety of the Committee's
action, holding that the omission
could be easily remedied after the
House approved of the object.
Mr. J. Mott Smith moved the re
port be laid upon the table, and the
bill poss to engrossment.
Mr. Dole defended the action of
the Committee, and said there were
other defcacts in the bill which were
noted upon it. in pencil, by the Com
mittee, so that the introducer could
amend it. The bill could be re
written and re-introduced to-morrow
morning. He moved the adoption
of the report.
Minister Neumann seconded the
motion, and at his lequest Mr.
Smith withdrew his motion, and the
report was adopted.
Mr. Kaulukou presented the report
of the Select Committee on a resolu
tion presented by Mr. Kaunamano
relative to fuither relief to the Board
of Genealogy, recommending that
the resolution be laid upon the table
and an Act now submitted bo passed.
Mr. Hitchcock moved the indefi
nite postponement of the bill, and
the ayes and noes being demanded
the motion was lost on the following
Ayes Hons. Bishop, Cleghorn,
Dowsctt, Bush, J. Mott Smith, F.
Brown, AAMdemaiin, AValkcr, Kalua,
C. Brown, Richardson, Knncnlii, W.
0. Smith, Hitchcock, Knuhane, G.
Brown. Pilipo, Dole and Rowell 19.
Noes Their Exs. Gibson; Guliek
and Neumann, Hons. Dominis, Judd,
Kaac, Kanoa, Macfarlane, Kaulukou,
Kcau, Lilikalani, Baker, Amara,
Kaulia, Aholo, Kamakclc, Gardner,
Nahinu, Kaunamano, Palohau, Ku
pihen and Nakaleka 22.
The repoit being adopted, the bill
will come up for second reading in
A number of requests for infor
mation relativo to particular bills
that had beed referred to various
committees were prcfened and
answered by tho chairmen of com
mittees. Mr. Kaulukou meed n resolution
to have $7.50 appropriated, to re
fund taxes paid twice by one in
dividual, asking that it bo referred
to the Finance Committee, which
carried over various amendments.
Mr. Kaulukou moved n resolution,
asking that it bo referred to the
Judiciary Committee, that 6800 bo
appropriated to pay Charles II. Clark
for services nt the jail. Carried.
Mr. Dole presented a bill to pro
mote the construction of steam rail
ways on tho Island of Oahu. It
provides for granting a charter of
incorporation to Chas. B. AVilson
and associates for building ti railway
by certain routes, including Pearl
River Ingoon, Kapiolanl Park nnd
On motion of Mr. Frank Brown
the bill was read a second time by
its title, and on the joint motion of
Minister Neumann and Mr. AVide
mann it was referred to the same
Select Coinmitleo as had reported up
the last street railway bill.
Minister Neumann, in the nbsenee
of Minister Kapcna, introduced a
measure of the latter, entitled, An
Act to provide for the inspection of
Correspondence Is solicited on the top
ice of ihe day, or what may become so.
AVe reserve the right to excise pinery
Wo do not hold ourselves responsible
for tho opinions expressed by our cor
Editok Bl'i.m:tin: Permit me
through the medium of your valu
able little journal, to call thtt atten
tion of the community to the sys
tematic course of libellous slander,
persisted in day after day by the
Advertiser concerning that unhappy
olllccr who has become a victim to
his impetuosity in the Soudan. Now
the editor of that journal maj be
reckless and yet very whole souled,
and big hearted if the volume of
his anatomy is any criterion. Now
what on earth can be the motives of
the controller of this daily, to waste
much energy "that could be used
for the public benefit in a more ad
vantageous line." To devote his
talents in concocting slanders con
cerning an olllccr whose whole his
tory although unusually eccentric
and erratic may bo, tends to reflect
on him the greatest credit. If any
good could result from such a sys
tem, or if it was of the smallest
public interest it would be pardon
able. But what pardon can be ex
tended to such a course of per
sistent public libel and uncalled for
slander on a subject and concerning
an officer so unworthy of such vin
dictive, groundless, persecution.
Let us hope that the burly pilot of
the Advertiser will consult wjiat is
left in him of the gentleman editor
and if he can point out the smallest
advantage that may result either to
him or his paper by prosecuting the
course which lie has the public will
bo satisfied ; but when the intelligent
public consults the history of the
Advertiser's victim and from thence
formes tho conclusions conveyed by
such; the issue will, 1 am sure,
not be advantageous to the liealthy
existence of the Organ as a family
paper. Faiii Pi.ay.
A further continuance of the
Gordon controversy seems to be un
necessary, as the untruth of the
Organ's statements have been fully
shown ; and the only object it seems
to have in view in sticking to its
first assertion is to impeach the
word of tho British Commissioner
and insult the intelligence of the
Eimtoii Bulletin: In your issue
of yesterday, 1 notice an article
stating that AVells Fargo & Co.'s
charges on bananas mo outrageous.
This I most emphatically deny.
Their charges on bananas are
SI. CO per bunch to San Francrsco.
Shippers of largo quantities by the
0. S. S. Co. say 50 bunches and
over, pay freight at the rate of 75
cents per bunch, landed on the
wharf at San Francisco and taking
it at thnt rate it leaves a margin of
75 cents for AVells Fargo & Co. for
attending to tho shipping here, way
billing through, and delivering to
place of address in San Francisco.
On tho other hand, anyone sending
bananas by freight, has to attend
'to tho shipping hero, which takes
time. Then again on their arrival
at San Francisco the consignee is
compelled to go to the wharf after
them and pay expressago for their
delivery, whici in no case is ever
less than 50 cents, therefore, if 75
cents a bunch is too much for the
time and attention given and for
safe delivery of same to placo of
address in the 'city, then other chan
nels should bo sought for shipping
and rest assured tho company will
There arc always a few chronic
"kickers" in every community, and
at last one has conic to the surface.
Yours very respectfully,
W. G. Asiiixr,
Ex-Agent of Wells Fargo & Co.
Honolulu, Aug. 20th, 1884.
Emtou IU'i.m:tik : Tho Adver
tiser shows a lack of candor in its
brief notice of my communication
to the Bumxtix. My communica
tion contained throe extracts, one of
which was from a speech of Sir
Charles Dilkc's, in which lie said
that "by degrees they" (British
Government) "ascertained that lie"
(Gordon) "would," (accept the
mission to Soudan,) "niiu so he was
sent." The last sentence, which I
have put in italics, is suppressed by
the Advertiser. True, Sir Charles
Dilkcis "a member of Parliament;"
lie is also n member of the British
Government, and was a member of
that Government at the time
he declared that his own .Gov
ernment had sent Gordon to
the Soudan. There is no need
for "being gifted with second
sight" in order to sec this simple
fact. Instead of disproving my
statement that General Gordon
was sent to the Soudan by the Brit
ish Government made on the au
thority of the Home News, the Ad
vertiser has substantiated it b' quo
tations from Truth, another English
paper. The latter part of the -lri-vertiser's
second extract reads, "the
Government never did a more fool
ish thing than in sending this Qui
xotic Dugald Dalgctty to the Sou
dan." AVhat Government? The
British, not the Egyptian. The
closing portion of the sixtli extract
says, "he" (Gordon) "has written
to say that his employers will cover
themselves with indelible disgrace
if they do not send him troops to
shoot down Bedouins and to smash
the Mahdi." Against whom General
Gordon complain in the communi
cation published in the London
papers and to which Trjuth alludes?
The Britisli Government, his em
ployers. Neither now nor in my previous
communication) have I made any
reference to the Advertiser's estl-
mate of General Gordon. That is a
matter of opinion with which I have
no concern at present. But I have
questioned the correctness of the
statement that Gordon went out to
the Soudan "totally unauthorized
by the British Government," and
I think any candid man will admit
that I have proved my case.
' ."Tr'TL.1 " ",. -,.
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DRESSMAKER, having returned,
will resume business on the 25th.
Feathers Cleaned, Dyed and Curled in
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Corner of King and Richard Streets.
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If not released nnd charges pnld, will
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