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MONDAY, I)i:C. I, 1881.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Gymnasium, .Skftting, 7.
Hand, Emma Square, 1 :'M.
Ilnrmony Lodge, I.O.O.F., 7:;i0.
A correspondent makes an eloquent
plea for an army and navy for this
country. We do not agree with
him. lie says the idea underlying
" An Act to Organize," was :i good
one. Wc think it was n bad one,
as it was the idea of suppressing
liberty of speech and the freedom of
the press. This was evident from
the companion mensurc brought in
with it, which narrowly escaped life.
Our correspondent gives u formid
able list of terrible possibilities to
life and property on plantations and
in town, from the large proportion
of able bodied laborers in the popu
lation. There is probably no country
in the world where it would be more
dilllcult for trouble from that source
to make any headway than in tlic.se
Islands. The laborers are mainly
from foreign countries, and conse
quently have no political aspirations
connected with this country. A
general rising for plunder alone,
with no intention of usurping politi
cal control of the country, is a pros
pect that could only be regarded as
an absurd dream.' Then the diverse
nationalities and languages of our
laboring classes is another strong,
even if negative, ground of assurance
against any successful combination
of them for mischief. The Chinese,
whom our correspondent properly
places in the first prominence as a
class to be guarded against, can, we
'"believe, be made powerless for harm
on the plantations without going to
theexpene of n hlanding army.
Their secret societies arc to bo taken
by llii! throat under a measure of
the 'Attorney-General passed last
session, and even if this attempt
.should fail we do not apprehend that
similar resources will be exhausted.
It would be folly to ridicule the
possibility of trouble in Honolulu
from the presence of two or three
thousand idle pagans. Yet we con
sider the danger only relates to the
Jirst hour or so of any possible out
break, as within that time there arc
forces at present available, who at
their worst regarding discipline arc
capable of coping with immense odds
of Chinese. Jinny large cities of
the American iTnion are in just, as
much danger from their lawless
" classes, even with a more experienced
and numerous police and an older
v militia. Tu estimating danger of
m this sort, allowance must be made
B- j- .1 . v .i
ioi me siiponoiuy ni me arm oi
f the law, when wielded with
promptness, intelligence and courage,
over mere numbers. J lie writer has
known u mob of striking Alsatian
miners numbering hundreds who
possessed arms of precision from
the Krnneo-l'iussiau war, although
not having assumed them to hold
a village in a state of terror by
threatening demonstrations for a few
flours, and then bo quelled by two
courageous policemen, backed by a
few special constables, stepping into
tlio midst of them and arresting the
ringleaders. " A Foreigner " cites
the cases of European countries that
arc poorer, according to population,
than this country, yot have- compar
atively largo standing nrmies and
navies. JIu might have added that
one of the principal causes of the
remarked povcrly of those nations
Avas tlio burden of maintaining their
costly armaments, heritages as they
are of an ancient militarism that was
fa curso to the world and which has
ktt - . -
ficome down with its crushing weight
jipon human progress in this nge.
For want of space furllicr com
mcnts upon this subject must bo
There is nothing essentially funny
in a lie. If the Advertiser is bank
rupt of original humor, it still has
its scissors and may preserve res
pectability by sllckiug to that tool.
Various substitutes for the cir-
I r'limbw'iitinn nf ' lilm fir lirr." or
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the unlawful use of the plural when
it is necessary to use a neuter singu
lar third personal pronoun have
been devised, hut none have come
into general acceptation. Why not
let usage make the plural form the
rule, as it has done in bringing the
second personal pronoun, singular,
".thou," into disuse, substituting
the plural term? Or, what might be
better, adopt, the masculine term for
the neuter sense, upon the same
principle a? in law the masculine is
construed to refer to feminine sub
jects, and the singular to comprise
the plural j unless specifically decreed
Wc hear that the chfim of the
Pacific Navigation Company against
tlio Government arising out of the
voyage of the schooner Julia, which
took the high commissioners Tripp
and Clarke to the .South Seas on a
political tour, has not as yet been
approved by the Government. If
the matter should come to suit, wc
expect a lively and somewhat start
ling revelation of the .Julia's trip
and the political adventures of the
commissioners Tripp and Clarke, or
Clarke and Tripp. The instructions
of the Foreign Olllcc to the commis
sioners and the correspondence be
tween the " kahuna nui " of the Ha
waiian Islands (including Mini's is
land) with the king and chiefs of the
Uccf islands of. the South Seas,
would undoubtedly make up a South
Sea idyl, novel and romantic to the
general reader if not profitable to
tnx-pnj'crs of this Kingdom.
A PLEA FOR NATIONAL DEFENCES.
Em-rot: Hi'm.ktin: Calmness is
now. in a great measure, one of the
chief features of the political situa
tion. The red heat exhibited on both
sides during the Legislative session
has disappeared, and people arc, I
think', disposed to view subjects
more under the light of common
sense and less under the angry glare
of political passion than they were
at that time. Now I want to raise
my voice in a pica for a measure
that was then contemptuously re
jected I mean the Army and Navy
Hill. Now while the Hill as it stood
was very crude and even ill-digested
in its provisions, yet the underlying
idea was a good one. Let us leave
all considerations of monarchical
pomp and military glory on one side,
and just consider the idea in a purely
business light. Wc have wealth in
the country which needs protection
in case of danger, and wc all know
how much protection there is avail
able. Suppose a rising of laborers
should take place on any of the
islands except Oahu, what is there
in existence to save the inhabitants
from violence or death, or to protect
their properly from destruction?
Again, in Oahu suppose that an in-"
definite quantity of Chinese vagrants,
said to number anywhere from 2,000
to ."i.OOO, should take it into their
heads to own all the property in the
town. AVhat is to slop them? Forty
policemen, thrice as many soldiers
and perhaps two hundred and lift'
volunteers all told? As :i measuie
of insurance, even, a business man
in his own business would pay the
trilling 'percentage which the sum
asked for bears to the whole capita
lized wealth of the nation. It is all I
very well to say that these chances
of danger may not come. That is
very true. Hut if these or some
other not unlikely dangers do happen
011 us, it will be too lato then to
bring in measures of insuring that
the stable door shall bo kept locked
after the steed is stolen. Again, if
I recollect right, our commerce in
ward and outward amounts to nbout
$1-1,000,000 per annum. Jt seems
rather a large sum to be left wholly
unprotected on our side, and I am
perfectly sure our merchants would,
when it came to paying war risks on
insurance policies, -wish that tlio
aforesaid war risks could be reduced
II little by the knowledge that there
was a swift government cruiser or
two in harbor ready to protect each
upward hnd downward voyage of
our steamers and sailing vessels.
Again, let us look at other countries.
It is but littlo use to compare our
selves with the great states, for the
magnitude of their operations in
these lines is apt to lead to extrava
gant notions : but let us look at such
states as Switzerland, Denmark,
Greece, Scrvia and Hulgarin. Hcla-
lively speaking theso countries arc 1
poor besides our own little island
group. They hnvc small populations
varying between one million and
two and n half millions, according to
the latest data in my possession.
Hut Denmark can set .'!G,000 men
and 100 Held pieces in motion for
warlike purposes, besides n. navy of
f8 vessels manned by 1,000 seamen
and carrying 2-JTi guii3, wven of the
vessels being ironclads. Greece,
equally poor, has an army of 00,000
men and 90 pieces. Yet Denmark
lias a revenue of only about 13
million dollars, and Greece has one
of about Lrj millions; while their
united commerce does not come to
over sixty millions. To take the
population as a test, and give us our
relative proportion of an army we
should have ibout 2,000 men en
rolled. Again, to take revenue as
the unit of comparison, wc should
have from 9,000 to 0,000 men in the
army; or to take commerce as the
standard, our rate of insuranco
should give 20,000 defenders of our
homes and hearths. Hut our isolated
position relieves us of many of the
dangers that these powers have to
contend with, so that as a policy of
insurance our estimates would need
reduction, but, even then. I think I
hare laid enough before you to
justify my bringing forward a plea
for the calm and judicious consider
ation of an Army and Navy Hill
should one ever be brought up again.
Hoping to sec the matter dealt with
by abler pens than mine, who will
give the subject duo justice, I am,
ST. ANDREWS FAIR.
In this issue will bo found the
names of the ladies who take charge
of the various tables 'at tlfc fair to
bo held in the Y. M. C. A. Hall
December 12th, in aid of St. An
drews new Cathedral. With regard
to the fancy tables, the names arc a
sufficient guarantee that there will '
bo a splendid collection of goods
ottered for sale. It would certainly
be advisable to hold off buying
Xmas and New Year's presents, and
attend the fair first. There is one
table we must call particular atten
tion to. and that if, the plum pudding
table. It is a splendid idea, as
every one wants a pudding for Xmas
dinner, and here's a chance to get
as line a pudding as ever came out
of a pot. They will be guaranteed
perfect in every respect, made from
the purest ingredients, and will keep
any length of time. Wc could say
a great deal about these puddings,
but it is not necessary, only let us
remind you to send in your orders
at once. Let there bo no delaj
The ladies arc hard at woik, and so
enthusiastic that this fair is bound
to be 11 grand success.
EMMA SQUARE CONCERT.
The Hand will play at Emma
Square this evening, at 7 :.'I0. The
following is the programme :
Overture Struggle for Pnrtiui(i..Siippe
Finale Giuramcnto Sauelll
AValtz SpanUh Waldteufel
Hi'inliilceiicps nf RoInl Godfrey
Medley Ulnck llrlgadc Beyer
Waltz In the Twilight Coote
Quadrille Tim Times Coote
Ahl Welti and Hawaii Ponol.
Tin: congregations at St. Andrews
Cathedral yesterday were quite large.
Special services were held in Hawai
ian, it being St. Andrews day. The
afternoon service was choral, sung
by the Nov. Alex. Mackintosh, the
Hishop preaching.' At each service, a
special prayer was offered up for tlio
recovery of II. M. Queen Kmma
from her recent illness.
A IILAUIt MARE, broken to saddle,
xjl. geniio anu a 11110 trotter.
881 if APPLY THIS OFFICE.
AliVIjN II. KASEMANN,
PAPEIHtULER nnd IJLANK-1500K
Rook Rinding of all description neatly'
and promptly executed.
Gazette Iiullulng '' Merchant street
ALL HILLS duo .1. II. Cmigdon &
Co. (Hamilton Johnson. Manager)
up to Oct. 01st, nmrt lie paid Immrdlu
tcly to tlio undersigned, or they will ho
placed In the hnnds of n collector.
882 lw HAMILTON JOHNSON.
Punchbowl fit., near King,
Has been opened by V.'u. O. WAT.LKH.
IJt f, Mutton, Vonl, &v
S3l! Always on linnd. ly
GUINEA PIGS FOIt
t?ALE. Enquire at the
S32tr HULLETIN OFFICE.
ASl'lUATIONus Manager or Sales
liuin in n Store. Speaks Hawaiian
and has had twenty J-ear' experience.
Apply at E C. Flolilmurne & Co.'s ollli-u
No. 1 Knaliunianu street.
882 lw W. O.NEKDHAM.
In nut oftlie I'll ml of tliu ."Vimv
to lie I1H1I In thr
Y. M. C. A. HALL
E'l-lilny AI'Ii-i'ihkim .1 Hvrtiln-r.
DECEMBER I2tli, 18S'i.
Tin- Ladies I10 will pn-iide at the
varioim tables as glen below, will be
jrlad to locc-lve any "donation of articles,
Her Majesty Queen ICniilolanl.
Iter Majesty Queen Emma,
' ' Mrs..). Allan.
H. It. II. Princess Llkellkc,
Mrs. (3. D.Frceth.
Mrs. T. 11. DiivIcj.
Mi . T. H. Walker.
Mrs. P.'. F. Blokerton.
Plum Pudding Table:
Miss Maud Kelly,
Miss 'Kate Molutyie.
Honolulu, Nov. 2 lib. 1881.
Gentlemen owing bills to William
Fenncll will plean call and pay before
the 1-lth of Ihcenilicr, any bills owing
by him will be paid en pie.sontation, by
1 1 1 111 at Mr. P. Halloa's Unities Storu
Xo. U2 King street, Honolulu. 871! 2w
i'oi'iifi- oi' I'oil unit Hotel NIn.
7 It. HYAN will carry on the bus.
Ji ne.ss of Boat Hulldbur. Hcnalrlna.
&c, so long conducted on by 11, 11.
Hyan, at the old stand 011 Kllauea street.
E37 All orders promptly attended in.
Wrntn mill nf'trti tint lut if
"p ! "Nil ""si III" OI '
fyl December net, Tlckots
.1 iiotn for Liiiiin and Week
'usisensrers nor Maimers of the Inter-
Island Steam Navigation Co. can bo
had at their ofllce, on the wluiii, at the
foot of Fort Mfcot. Thoso who fall to
provide tliomsnlves with tickets will be
charged extra. Per order,
J. ENA. Jr., Secretary.
Honolulu, N'ov. 22, 188 1. 871 lit
ON and after thU date. Mr. J. E.
Wiseman will take charge of my
books, distribute anil rolled my bills
wltbout exception. Ills receipt will bu
GEOItGE TKOUS8EAU. M.D.
Honolulu, Nov. 31, 1881. 874 tf
Commencing- on tlio 1st dtiy of Deccinbur,
and continuing throughout the month, wo
. will offer our entire stock, without reserve, -,,.
at eost. All classes of goods tire included
in this offering1, and genuine bargains may
be obtained strictly for cash.
B. F. EHLERS& CO,., Fort St
. 87!) lm
FANCY GOODS EMPORIUM!
Novelty Mead Quarters !
TELjAJEC 5015. IEOE JEOX-iIIXAuYS !
dDistmas Presents & lei Year's Gilts
MAKE YOONO AND OLD HAPPY.
PHKSENTS VOIl BABIES,
" YOUR GIRL,
" " YOUR MOTHER,
,i.. " " YOUR FATHER, T
". " YOUR GRAND-MOTHER, '
" YOUR GRAND-FATHER, '
" YOUR GREAT GRAND-MOTHER,
" YOUR GREAT GRAND-FATHER,
" YOUR RELATIONS,
Can now be selected from the stock of Holiday Goods now bein" opened
AT THE HAWAIIAN BAZAR.
101 IT'OK.'Jt" STREET.
S!f" Call, examine and see the largest stock 111 the Kingdom. -S5
7L KENNEDY & CO., Proprietors.
JOSEPH. E. WISEMAN,
Tho Only Recognized Genoral Business Agent on the Hawaiian Islands.
Offices in Campbell's Firo-proof Building, 27 Merchant St., Honolulu, H. I
1. O. Uox :ir, . , Tflojiliono 17S.
" j Eh 'A7 m0ENBl,y?, nml SQh 1cul 1':stat(-! n" iwrts of Urn KinK
ilnm. Rents Ofllccs, Homes, Cottages ami Rooms. h
SOLICITING AGENT FOR WILBRIVS INTER-ISLAND STBAMEIIS-Tour
!bo9 Volcano. g "'" l,pi,,y t0 lW for T,ckctB l",,, Infonnotlon to
Svnnr mm AGE!"7'9" 'J'E MUTUAL LIFK INSUltANUE CO. OF NEW
Worill. ' Gr"m,cst m,rt Sol"h-st Institution of its kind in Tl,.-
AG tm V011, 'n,j:.01A;1; BUIlLINtJTON RAILWAY ROUTE IN AMERICA
This Route excels all other loutcs "oltij; East, the sceiierv lielni- ilu. ir,..,,i.. .
2X.toSlS C,",iml aml thC 1,"'acl mln," "MiiSflud,m
EMPLOYMENT .AGENT-Flmk Employment for all tee'kb.g work In the varl
ous branches of industry on tliu Uliimlg 1110 v.in-
SSSSSS: '0 IRB INSURANCE CO.
MONEY UHOKER Loans Money at all times 011 first-class securltlv
GENERAL UUSINESS AGKNT-Legal Papers of every ilcscrlntlon drawn miiu
Distributed and Colb'cted Hooks 'Wd Accounts "kt n rtStSh JtcS
hearched. Rents Collected Taxes and Insu.anco on Properly looked "after
Copying and Lngrossing .lone. Advertisements, Newspaper Article", Corres.'
SuctenJ!" 0im.nort,Bl ll,Blnwot y Promptly and aecurately
AGENT KOli 'HIE NEW MUSIC HALL AT HONOLULU-Cornpanlc, abroad
will correspond with 111c for terms, etc. Orders for Island Shells Ci rln T ,
Ki,,"rlS,,,V0 Vl0W" m,1 VUUH C"ri'f""y MtartUo"i Jnru
full" amwer0!1 "PPOItillnl"S ,0 ,,IU r"1,lmis Klve" nd nil cmrcspgnilcnco frdth.
Q ' .IOSRMI K. WIMHSrAK,
8li . Coaoral Business Agent, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.
Booko aud Accounts and Cus
tom House Businoss prompt
ly, carofully and accurately
J. E. WISEMAN,
General Business Agent, Merchant St.
Telephone 172 P. 0. Box 315.
170R GENTLEMEN ONLY. Apply
: to MRS. TURNER, 82 Klup Street,
nearly opposite the Windsor Restaurant,
080 ly b
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" GENTLEMEN, ' .
Collector, Steal INtate, 4
i!ctHrul ItiiNiueHH Aont.
Olllci) In Campbell's New Ulook,
815 tf Room No. 7, Up-Stalra.
A FEW CHOICE UUILDING LOTS,
also Residence properly on tlw
Plains at a bargain.
For Keni Several veil furnished
rooms, In private famlllLS gool loea.
tlon. Pleasant rooms for two gentle,
men, with privilege of keening 3 Tinr'is
TO IjKT. JSS8
SMALL COTTAGE AT LELEO.
Appiy to T. . JtAWLlNS,
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