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SATURDAY, AUG. :I0, 1884.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Music Hall, lleinenyi, 7:.10.
Drawing Class. V. M. C. A. 7:110
Gospel Temperance .Meeting al
Bethel, sit 7:!i0.
Casino at llic Park, open all day.
Bethel Sunday School, at !): o.
KortSt. CliurehS. S. at H :-lf.
St. Andrew's Cathedral S. S. 10.
Bethel, Service", morning and
St. Andrews' Cathedral, service,
morning and evening.
Kort St. Church, service, morning
Prayer Meeting V. M. C. A.,
!! :.'10 p.m.
Jliblc Class at Fori St. Church
Vestry, at (5:1."
PROROGATION OF THE LEGISLATIVE
ASSEMBLY OF 1884.
About a quarter before twelve
o'clock, the Hand, King's Own.
King's Guard and Mamalahoa
Guards an i veil and stationed them
selves outside of the building. At
12 o'clock a salute from the battery
announced that the Royal party had
left the Palace. They arrived at the
Government Building in the follow
ing order: His Majesty's Cham
berlain Col. C. II. .ludd, Their Ma
jesties the King and Queen, attended
by His. ICx. Gov. Dominis, Hon. A.
S. Clegliorn, C0I3. Iaukcaand Boyd,
Majors Hosa and Purvis. On either
side were a number of kahili bearers.
The party entered the building by
way of the Interior Department and
lcmnined there a short time. Within
the chamber the desks had all been
removed, and the floor was covered
with rows of chairs. Upholstered
seals on the right of the platform
were reserved for the Ministers and
their ladies, and on the left for For
eign Ambassadors. Mrs. Gulick
was the only lady on the one side,
and Mrs. Daggett on the other. Mr.
Daggett, the American Minister;
Major Wodeliouse, the P.ritish Com
missioner, and Goo Kim and Ah Lee,
Chinese Commercial Agents, icprc
M'lited their respective nations.
Capt. Doughty and the olllcers of
II. 15. M. S. Constance, in uniform,
entered with Major Wodchousc and
were shown to seats in the front.
Many ladies and gentlemen occupied
seats in rear of the members of the
Assembly, and the whole scene was
a guy and fashionable one when the
hour of noon arrived. In a few
minutes the bearers of the stately
kahilis entered and look their sta
tions at the corners of the platform
and at the departmental entrance.
Tlie Royal procession followed in
a few moments, and after Their
Majesties were seated upon the
thrones, the Chaplain of the As
sembly, the Rev. .1. Waiamaii,
The King then read in Hawaiian
and English the following speech:
tiii: kino's .-t'cccii,
Nom.r.s and llKi'iti:si:.sTivKs:
I congratulate you at the close of
the Session of 1881, on the comple
tion of your legislative duties.
Your legislative action for the
promotion of immigration and the
regulation of the currency, in the
enactment of .sundry laws, calculated
to be of great benefit to the cuin
munity, in liberal supplies for
sanitary and educational purposes,
and for the encouragement of com
merce, have My hearty approval.
I thank you for the generous vote
in support of the Civil List.
I am happy to stale that My Spe
cial Envoy abroad, Hon. Curtis P.
Jaukea, whoso mission I announced
at the opening of the Legislature,
ha's satisfactorily accomplished the
object of that mission in Kuiopc, and
was most successful at thcComtof
Japan in having obtained from the
Government of the Umpire 11 liberal
concession to promote emigration
from Japan to Hawaii.
1 am well pleased that the subject
of Ocean Telegraphy to unite the
Kingdom with the Continent by
cable, has been favorably considered
by your body.
My relations with the United States
of America and with other powers,
continue to be of the. most satisfac
You have voted .supplied for I he
biennial period largely in excess of
the estimated levenue of the King
dom, and My Government recogniz
ing that your authorization is, lo a
large extent permissive, will not
make expenditures beyond the re
ceipt of current revenue, except for
immigration and important works of
Nout.us ami lti:rni:-i:NTATivi :
On the occasion of separating to
return to your homes, I trust that
you will, when among your consti
tuents, invite them to .strive con
jointly with Myself in the promotion
of the peace! progress and wclfate of
I pray that the Almighty will have
you in His holy keeping.
I now dcdaie the Legislative As
sembly of 1881, prorogued.
At the close of the speech, Their
Majesties left the hall, and a few
minutes later the building, and the
session of 1881 was brought to a
The session is over, and the Cabi
net have neglected to pass any
amendment to the Loan Act. It
was introduced and passed its lirst
reading, and then apparently the
Ministers forget all about it, and
nothing further has been done
Consequently the present Loan Act
will expire by its limitation in one
year from now.
WHERE IS THE MONEY COMINC FROM?
This is an appropriate question
for the Government, and the tax
payer to ponder upon. The last
biennial period has been the most
prosperous that the country has
ever known. The total receipts
from all resources, except from the
Loan Act. were ?:, I2.'l,188.12
From the Loan Act.. i;08,'.)0().0()
Total receipts S.'MW-',088.-12
Kxpen. during pcriod.S",2Hl,-10fi.0.'i
Excess of expenditure
over receipts. .. . I2l,."17.li.'l
The total appropria
tion for the coming
period is ,8."ifi,7.'i.'.r0
The receipts, as esti
mated by the Gov't. 2,;!:i(S,870.-12
There is yet available if
the money can be
borrowed, under the
82,000,000 Loan Act
the '"in of i,:i:n, 100.00
Excess of amount ap
priated over highest
possible receipts....? 188,78.'i.08
The foregoing figures show that
although the Government bor
rowed over 8000,000 during
the last period, it spent 8121,
000 more than it received.
That if it bucceess in borrowing
every cent available under the. loan
act, and the receipts are up to the
estimate, the receipts will still be
188,000 short of the amount of the
Appropriation Hill. Hut that the
prospective receipts arc largely over
estimated is capable of demonstra
tion. The estimate was made upon
the basis of the Hush times when
sugar was high. The price of sugar
has since fallen about one fifth, and
the taxable value of the plantations
has of course decreased in propor
tion. The imports have fallen off
nearly ouc-lialf, and it is safe to say
that the receipts of the coming
period will be one fifth less than the
This would be 2,900,870.00
Less one fifth I07,71.00
Probable receipts. ..81,809, .100. 00
The execs-, of the Appropriation
Hill over total available receipts will
therefore be 8050,159 in excess of
all receipts, and if no money can be
borrowed under the loan act, at 0
per cent., which is mora than pro
bable, then the sole available re
ceipts of tho Government will be the
above Sl,809,-190.00 against an Ap
propriation Hill of 8!)850,755..r)0 or
an excess of 8 1 ,987,259.50. In any
case salary's and such appropriations
as arc favored by the Government
will be paid and other things will go
by tho board.
THE EDITOR OF THE BULLETIN.
The editorial connection of Mr.
Lonin A. Thurston with the Hi i.t.r.
tix ceases witli this issue. He will
be succeeded by Mr. Daniel Logan.
Mr. Logan has had over nine
years' experience on the Canadian
press, including three years as editor
and proprietor if a leading weekly
in a Nova Scotia town, the olllce of
which he entered as printer's ap
prentice in 1807. For more than
four years immediately previous to
coining to this country he had been
engaged in the olllce of (he .Montreal
Daily Witncxn two years as head
proof-reader, and the remaining time
as editor of various weekly papers
issued therefrom, and as editorial
writer and reporter upon the paper
named. Upon leaving for this
country he was the recipient of
hearty tributes of esteem from (he
Montreal press, and most of the
papers of his native province of
Nova Scotia. Since the middle of
July Mr. Logan has reported the
proceedings of our Legislature for
(he Hri.i.rriN, and his work in that
line will probably be a sulllcicnt
guarantee to our readers of his
conscientious and thorough discharge
of all (he duties of his new relation
to the best of his ability.
ONE OF THE ITEMS IN THE INDEMNITY
Of special and attractive interest,
is entitled "Interest on special
Loan." We have been awaiting
with interest the Cabinet version,
and explanation of the authority by
which a special loan was made by the
Government, without the authority
tlie Legislature. Naturally, under of
such extraordinary circumstances,
the Cabinet believing that they had
acted for tlie best interests of the
country, would make to the Legisla
ture a full statement of the reasons
and the necessities for 0 doing.
Hut instead of this eoure we have
seen them keeps the Indemnity Hill
in the background until the last half
of the last week in the session, and
then crowd it through by means of
their own votes, choking off all
discussion, and offering 110 reasons
and no explanation. As the Cabinet
has thought best not to say anything
about the Indemnity bill, we will try
and partially fill the aching void that
exists in the minds of the public.
Last summer, shortly af(er Mr.
Gulick became Minisler of the In
terior, the Government were abso
lutely bankrupt. There was not
inoncp enough in the treasury to pay
salaries, and although the Custom
House and the Interior Olllce paid
over their receipts to the Treasury
daily, there was not enough (o go
around. Money must be had from
some source at any price, legally or
illegally. The Minister of the In
terior had a friend who had a
friend who had money, which
ho was willing to lend at 12
per cent. Accordingly Walter M.
Gibson, John M. Kapena and Charles
T. Gulick in their official capacity
as Ministers of the Crown, sworn as
(hey were (0 support the constitution
and the laws, illegally and without
authority of law borrowed. $10, 000 on
ucconntoj'theJluivuiiuH Government at
l'J per cent intercut, and mortnageiUhe
incominy Uixch an xecurity for its re
payment; and all three Ministers
signed that mortgage, with their
official titles attached, and severally
acknowledged their signatures before
Charles T. Gulick, Notary Public.
It is so nice to have a Notary Public
in the family ; for example the public
were saved three dollars in this
instance for acknowledgements,
although we will not vouch that Mr.
Gulick did not pocket the three
dollars and charge it to apprehension
of criminals. Perhaps this brief
tale may partially explain the Min
isterial repugnance to a full and free
investigation of (he items in the
THE FINAL BLOW-OUT AT THE C0V-
ERNNENT HASH HOUSE
Will bo celebrated to-night, in tender
remembrance of the raise in the
salaries and the acquisition of new
offices by its faithful followers. The
usual allownneo of beef steak, gravy
and baker's bread will be increased,
and in addition thereto there will be
an array of victuals that will fairly
make their tax assessor gravy sodden
stomachs leap for joy. With un
precedented liberality tho I lash Houso
management 1ms purchased at a bar
gain, the whole of the 13 by 7 foot
bhark which attacked the Honolulu
Hoal Club and climbed over (lie side
of (he boat lo bite the forwaid Ihwnil.
It is thought that Ibis, together with
tho knock 'em stiff, a bottle of which
will be supplied lo each Representa
tive, will tone up the several mem
bers lo the ijecessary point (o ex
plain to their constituents the lessons
of their com so in the Legislature
The-slunk will be served up rnw,
boiled, fried, frieasscd and slewed.
1'oi in unlimited quantities will be
supplied by Government pol con
tractor Kcau, at 3 cents a pound.
As the expcndituic3 upon this J03--ous
occasion will be larger than the
poor but pious' management fffel that
thoy can stand, the cost will be
divided between the appropriation
for ordnance and ammunition, the
expenses of the loan act, and the
maintenance of Hospitals. To pre
vent any sore headed office seeker
from ever doubling the propriety of
these payments, a Cabinet Council
will bo forthwith called, and they
will resolute a resolution, thusly:
"Whereas shark meat was necessary,
and pal was indispensable, and Iho
success of (he whole concern depend
ed upon (he quantity of knock 'cm
stiff provided, therefore be it resolved
that the programme of the Hash
House blow-out constitutes a separate
Appiopiiation Hill, and as these
several items appear upon the bill of
faro, the Legislature must have in
tended that they should be paid for,
and the Minister of Finance will
therefore pay the sum required to
gether with all other expenses in
cidental thereto." A majority of
the Legislature will be present, and
so soon as the resolution is read they
will all say aye, and hold up both
hands and the expenditure will there
fore be strictly legal. The festivities
will not be confined to filling the
bcllic-. of the guests with shark
meat, but there will be a feast of
reason ami a flow of soul or sain
shoo or something of that kind. Water
Pipe Macfarlaue will hold forth upon
the necessities of subsidies, and the
advantage which the Government
derives by letting jobs at private
contract instead of calling for len
ders. Audit Everything Walker will
discourse upon "What I don't know
about keeping accounts, or how not
to do it." Shouting Kaulukou will
dwell upon tlie beauties of letrench
ment and economy. Joe Gardner
will explain how to walk a crack,
with three kinds of rot gut on board,
without appearing to bo drunk. Lili
kalani will divulge the valuable secret
of which saloon supplies the most
liquor for the least money. The
Attorney-General will demonstrate
the similarity of the Appropriation
Hill, the Loan Act and the Hash
House Hill of Fare, to the entire
satisfaction of a majority of the Leg
islature, and (he wind up will be pro
nounced by Apostate High Priest
Gibson after a soul stirring address
on how to support sons-in-law, how
to be patriotic at the expense of the
country, and why honesty is the best
policy when you can't make anything
by being dishonest. The fat boy
of the Foreign Office has taken the
contract to supply all the applause,
and will roll down stairs with a tin
pan in each coat tail pocket every
time an encore is deemed appro
priate. Altogether the blow-out pro
mises to be the most lavish and in
structive which the management has
yet presented to their office holding
supporters at public expense.
DISGUSSING THE KING.
EuiToit Hi'u.inix: The answer
you gave to the letter of Mr. S. M.
Damon was so complete and admira
ble that little need be added to it.
But 1 hope you will permit me to
say a few words to show my appre
ciation of your argument and of the
importance of the subject.
Tho notion that Kings and their
actions are above debate belongs to
the same category as tho idea of
the divine right of Kings. Any one
who has read Macaulay's History of
England and knows his way of deal
ing with that subject must smile at
the idea of resurrecting it in the
nineteenth century in Hawaii nci.
When James II. fled away from
London, after throwing tho great
seal -of England into the Thames,
he carried along with him the notion
of tho divino right of Kings, and
from that time lo this it has never
found a permanent home in (hat
In lliis country where we have
got so far away from (he method of
diine appointment, lo election by
(he people through their representa
tives, surely it is out of dale to
deny to (he elector the right of dis
cussing the one whom he lias ap
pointed to olllce.
If the King dislikes to be dis
cussed, let him confine himself to
constitutional and allowable meth
ods, otherwise he may be thankful
if the opposition to him confines it
self (o discussion.
Does any one for a moment sup
pose that if the Queen of England
were to interfere in elections and do
other similar things, if such a sup
position were possible, she, woujd
escape without criticism and that of
the most thorough going sort.
The present discussion has been
forced upon this community, let the
responsibility for it lie placed where
it belongs. N. H. Ejir.nsox.
Euitou Ilui.i.ivnx : The right to
criticize the King for any and all
public acts which lie does directly
or which he sanctions or initiates is
as old as English liberty; it is inher
ent in all Constitutional Govern
ments, whether republican or demo
cratic. The object of Constitutional
Government is, to control the exer
cise of power by one man or set of
men over others ; for human power,
if unchecked, is more fatal than
brute power. This object is accom
plished by means of a system in
tended to check, divide, balance and
supervise the exercise of such
power. Any encroachment, of one
department or branch of Govern
ment upon another, any attempt to
exercise power not delegated or
authorized by the constitution,
ought always to be vigorously de
nounced, whether the King or any
other officer be the subject of de
nouncement, Tlie right of such public criticism
does not depend upon its policy or
expediency. Its propriety depends
upon whether the acts criticized are
there in which the public is con
cerned, or private matters not af
fecting the public.
The glorious republic of England
has for two hundred years main
tained and exercised the rigid of
criticizing royal acts. The limes
of the third and fourth Georges,
William IV. and Victoria arc full of
examples of its fearless and uticlis.
puted exercise. No one who under
stands the history or meaning of
Anglican liberty, or who appreciates
its value and blessings will ever
deny or relinquish this right.
The fact that a sovereign is
elected lo his office by nobles and
representatives does not lessen, it
rather emphasizes popular constitu
It would be a public misfortune,
to the ruler as well as the people, to
refrain from open and manly dis
cussion of his public course. If the
criticism is unfair, the ruler has
plenty of means at hand to show the
unfairness, besides coming out with
newspaper articles signed by him
self. If it is intemperate in tone, it
loses its force. If it is libellous, the
public law can be enforced against
its author. Hut within its proper
limits, such criticism is a capital
conservative of law and order and
of popular rights; a safety valve
too, which England would no sooner
dispense with than would America.
It is far to be preferred lo its alter
native as illustrated in autocratic
The exercise of this right is a
public duty, for it is not enough (0
deplore or deprecate public wrongs ;
they and their author must be pub
licly arraigned, in this or any other
For the sake of Hawaiian inde
pendence, as long as that shall be of
value, I hope that no serious at
tempt to dispute the right to criti
cize tho public acts of the sovereign
will ever bo inado
Ai.ritr.ii S. IIautwt.i.i,.
Honolulu, Aug. 30th.
"AI It- P. A. DIAS having made an
It 1 assignment of Im propcity to .Mr.
J. IIYMAN for the lament of his credi
tors, all pintles having any claims
against mid Dins urn requested to pie.
tent tlioiu to the. undersigned at the olllcu
of Ilyiuna Urothcrs within tlilrtv day
lroni this date.
Honolulu, August 20th, 188L 781 liu
usic Hall !
TII 10 GUAM)
Will lie given on
Saturday Evening. August 30,
MINN IIATTIH lOWXINU,
nut. kudommi imnu.it,
31 K. ISADORA liUCKSTOXH,
Solo Pianist and Musical di reel or.
!3T Seals arc now for sale at Mil.
WISKMAN'S Olllce, on Aloichnul Hi.
Sieurc your seals.
Dr. J. M. Whitney
ILL liK AIISKXT fiom town I rum
Sept. 1st to Sept. 2!lh. SO:? tw
ON Wednesday last, lii'tueen the Ha.
wniiiui Hotel and the Insane Asy
lum, a iMnlacca Walking Stick, with a
Silver Head. Anv pen-on finding the
same will lie suitably rewarded bv lea v.
big came at this olllce. i:t yt
JL Sr. S. Al:iiulti.
Will chwo at the Post Olllce,
At 10 a.m., Monday,
Sept. 1st, 188-1.
A" LATE LE'lTKIt BAG " will he
kept open till 11 :"0.a.in.,to lecelve
late letters, on which an additional fee
of Klve Cents each letter must he paid.
Persons mailing correspondence mi
the morning of the steamer's depnrluie,
are requested lo stamp all letters before
II. -M. WHITNEY, P.M.O.
Post Office, Honolulu, Aug. 211th, 1881.
Premises to Let.
THE HOUSE and premises known as
the "Lemon Homestead, at .bt
klkl. Possession given Inimedlatelv.
Apply to K. A. SCItAKPEIt & Co
ALL MEMHEHS of Protection Hook
and Ladder Co. No. 1, who are In
ariears of dues will he expelled at our
next Jtcguliir Meeting, Monday, Sept. 1,
without further notice, unless they pay
up. Per order,
SO-' -t Eoreinaii.
Furniture For Sale and
Cottage to .Let.
''PIIE furiilturo In a very desirable
JL Cottage on Emma street, conslst
Hg of very nice black walnut bedroom
let, black walnut parlor set, nice din
sng set, good stove and llxtmes, hath
tub, S.e, for sale with prlyllcgu of rent
ing cottage, at a very cheap rent.
Eor further particulars apply at T. O.
Thrum's Fort street store. 802 tf
Dissolution of Co-Pav(ner-shin.
rpiIE Co-partnership heretofore exist
X ing between (3. Eugling & Charles
Smith, doing business hi this city under
the firm name of Engllng & Smith, Is
hereby mutually dissolved.
The business will be continued bv C.
.Smith, who assumes all liabilitiesand
will collect all outstanding accounts.
Honolulu, Aug. 27, 1881, 80:2 lw
ATjVTN II. ItASEMANN
PAPEIMtlTLEH ami IlLANK'-llOOK
Hook Mudlng of all description ncatlv
and promptly executed.
Gazette Hullding . . Merchant street
G. II. KOBEKTSON.
L Drayman best teams
111 town. Olllce, Queen st. 16
i Seasoned Algeroba Wood.
ABOUT TWELVE CORDS of thin
excellent wood fortnlu by Oahu
(.'Ollege, .liny lie moii on the giounds
ft t llnmilinii
W. O. MEItltHT.
Notice to Consignees.
The Am. bark " CEYLON
llarstnn, master, from Hong
kong, is now ready to ills.
charge her caruo. mid con.
slgiiees nro requested lo present their
bills of lading, pay freight, and take
orders for their goods.
C. I1HEWEB & Co.,
800 lw ' Ageiils bk Ceylon.
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