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FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1880.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Yoscmitc Skating Kink 7.
Central Park Skating Rink, 7.
Mystic Lodge, K. of P., 7:30.
A correspondent strikes a lottcu
plank in the ship of state, when lie
refers to the difficulty of seeming
an independent Legislature so long
as salaried officials arc eligible to
scats in the Assembly. This and
other grave abuses in the system of
government can only be eradicated
by all who arc in favor of reform
combining to stand and strive to
gether until their aim is accomplished.
Elections, and legislation, and cabinet-making
will be, to a great extent,
farces until a solid party is formed
upon a basis of radical reform.
Those who possess an intelligent ap
preciation of free and responsible
constitutional government must, first
of all, unite upon the requirements
of the kingdom in that respect, and
then, with unfaltering purpose and
indefatigable effort, pursue measures
toward the desired end. No spas
modic effort on the eve of the elec
tions, or popular ebullition of feeling
during a legislative session to influ
ence isolated acts, can have endur
ing results woith the trouble. As
our concspondcnt'fo remarks imply,
it is not so much the impregnable
position of the present Ministry that
stands in immediate necessity of
being overcome, as the apathy and
inertness of those who possess the
weightier interests in the welfare of
the kingdom. In the meantime, the
indications aic that the next Legis
lature will be much less independent
than even the last one. In that case,
a spectacle of legislative tinkering
will be presented which, perhaps,
will be the first in a long scries of
retributive results upon the people
for their neglect of duty. Before
discussing an Opposition Cabinet,
an Opposition party and policy
should be formed.
An abundance of breathing spaces
is nccessaiy in every town of any
size, for the well-being and health
ful pleasuro of the inhabitants. Pub
lic squares should be so distributed
over a town that nobody w ould have
to go far from home to reach one.
These places of resort should be
fully supplied with conveniences for
rest and recreation for old and
young. They should have trees,
flowers, fountains, aquaiia, and
other accessories of comfort and
esthetic enjoyment.; also, facilities
and appliances for juvenile amuse
ments. Such public squares as Ho
nolulu has arc not to be despised.
As beginnings and promises of bet
ter things in the future they arc in a
degree creditable. Emma Square,
the chief, is not unequal, unless on
rare occasions, to the accommoda
tion of all who patronize the delight
ful baud conceits of evenings. But
it has not the attractions to assem
ble ladies and children, for u pleas
ant airing, in daylight when there is
no music. It is, moreover, not
large enough to receive moro fur
nishing of trees or other appurte
nances without uncomfortably nar
rowing the spaces for tho public.
Thomas Squat c 1 much larger than
Emma, and, although central to a
large distiict, is out of the way of
tho majority of peoplo most needing
such n resort, namely, those living
in the more closely-built parts.
This square is, however, from its
respectably-bizcd area, more capa
ble of being made something ap
proaching an ideal resting and pleas
uring ground. At present a moder-
ate appropriation by the Legislature
is being applied to the improvement
of Thomas Square. A street rail
way on King or Bcretania Street
would make it easily accessible to
thousands with whom it is now un
known ground. In anticipation of
the accomplishment, before many
years, of some sort of easy transit,the
improvement of this square should
be carried on with expedition. It
would be a good place now for an
afternoon airing if there were any
scats in it. These should bo sup
plied at once, and the square then
be gicn ti share of the Royal Band's
There is need for other squat cs in
the city, however hopeless it might
be to advocate them at present. A
pleasant little pari: could bo made
at one of several appropriate spots
along the Nuuunu stream. China
town ought to have its solidarity
broken up by two or three open
squares. The whole block on which
the Government buildings stand
should, if possible, be secured for
the public, and fitted up for band
concerts. It is. the centre or a po
pulous district, and, with tho addi
tional attraction of the museum in
Aliiolaui Hale, should be the scene
of huge and happy gatherings every
af lei noon. Like a great many other
desirable objects for the common
welfare, however, this matter of
breathing spaces must, wc suppose,
be for the most part relegated to
that glorious period in dim futurity
when the citizens of Honolulu will
have the privilege of taxing them
selves for necessary improvements,
and the intelligence to know that
means of health and happiness for
the people can scarcely be too dearly
A half-holiday on Saturday after
noon is working its way into favor
in the Eastern States. The hour
shorn fiom toil in this city on Satur
days is well appreciated, but half a
day would be a great boon to all
with sense enough to use it lightly.
When times aic dull, at all events,
Saturday afternoon would never be
missed in a week's business results.
Ilaving promised a gentleman who
has been referred to in discussions
of a possible new Cabinet, to keep
his name out of further communi
cations, as he intends leaving the
country and docs not aspire to office
if he stayed, his name has been sub
stituted by an impersonal phiasc in
the letter of our friend "Awaiting
Action." We arc glad of our cor
respondent's disclaimer, as we had
noL imagined there was a sneer in
bis former letter at the gentleman
in question, until another correspon
dent claimed to have detected it.
"WHAT'S THE ROW?"
Editou Bdi.i.utin : In the name
of the "Prophet Figs," what's the
row? Because 1 simply suggested
in my article :i somewhat different
Ministry to that proposed by "Ac
tion" and said, to wait for the elec
tion was a farce, T am attacked and
called a "nasty old fogy," and that
1 suggest the importation of French
communists, &c, and that I am a
newspaper man (save the mark),
and that I have no vote, and that I
have been bought up by W. M.
Gibson to write articles to dibcour
agc voters, &c, and, lastly, that
there is something wrong with my
mind. Now, without going into a
long discussion to disprove the above
chaiges, I will put what I have to
say in a few words.
So long as membeib receive 8500
a session and then arc appointed
either as assessors or lax collectors
(on the 30th June following the
opening of lcgislatutc), and the same
men run again for next term, so
long will it be impossible to get an
independent house, for if the city
of Honolulu, which returns four
members, return such, as they did
last time, what enn wc expect of the
The reason I stated in former
letter that it was 28 members vs. 20
Nobles and four Ministers, was, that
even supposing wc got influential
leaders and did succeed in electing
the wholo 28 members as Independ
ents, what could they do? A. cer
tain number of them would be
bought, which would countei balance
the votes of tho few independent
nobles, and then wo have tho chance
of tho King's veto. So that a vote
taken of want of confidence in the
present Ministry would have a poor
chance of success, at least so it has
proved before, and will again, and
that is why I call it a fallacy to wait
For years the cry has been, "Oh,
you wait till next legislature, and
then see." Notably tho last, when
so much was expected, for, after all,
what did the Opposition really do?
How tho Ministers must laugh in
their sleeve, to see how very easy
they can, and do, control every
thing, in spite of all newspaper talk
and articles wiittcn on the abuses
that aiise from time to time.
Outside the correspondents who
answered my letter I was honored
by a leading article from "The
Great Nowsphper," i C. A. at
least "Action" and myself were.
That pnper docs not like tho subject
opened out, and in a calmly sarcas
tic article states that at present
"there is no vacancy," &c. Thai's
tchal's the matter. There should
be, and put in men that have the
confidence of the community and
who have an interest and a slake in
In signing nryself one "Awaiting
Action," I wns also somewhat sar
castic, for I for a long while have
given up hope of any improvement,
for when our most influential and
wealthy men, who have their all at
stake, do nothing, what cau the
small fiy do? And newspaper talk,
without influence to back it, can
and docs do nothing. As I stated,
I have no hope, for you could not
get six men of any weight, to take
any steps toward reform. Although
all think it needed, their only hopes
seem to be in a future legislature,
which I call a fallac'. I do not
advocate violence of any kind, more
particularly as our war vote for
troops was 880,000. I feel giatcful
to the editor that he expunged cer
tain leraarks in "Action's" second
letter, for it feccms a pity that one
cannot wiitc without being personal.
Although I am supposed to have in
tended a sneer at an honorable gen
tleman in my first letter so far
from it, I would like him very much
as onr future Attorney-General, but
did not suppose he would accept it.
On the other hand I am delighted
to read that others would accept "if
it was tho unanimous voice of the
But 1 will not trespass on your
space any farther, but hope I Bhall
not be called everything that is bad,
because I am simply
Honolulu, July 17, 1885.
NEW SYSTEM OF TELECRAPHY.
An interesting exhibition of a new
system of telegraphy, whicli is ex
pected to measurably revolutionize
telegraphic and telephonic service,
was given in Philadelphia on Mon
day. There were present by invi
tation a number of New York and
Philadelphia capitalists, electricians
and rcpresenlatiwes of the press.
The tests were highly successful.
A single ordinal' telegraph wire
conveys the electric current and
operates the receiving machine. In
appearance the sending machine is
veiy much like an ordinary type
writer. The instrument has forty
two keys, the letters of the alphabet,
the numerals and a few punctuation
marks, and every letter or sign
struck by the sending apparatus
was instantly shown both upon that
instrument and the receiver. Pres
sure upon any key caused a certain
number of magnetic impulses to
pass through the line. The number
of these impulses differs for each let
ter, and they bring corresponding let
ters on the type wheel of he receiving
instrument into such a position as to
make the impression upon paper.
Any person who can read can trans
mit and receive messages through it
as correctly as could the most ex
perienced expert using the Morse
instrument. It is as rapid as it is
accurafc, all messages by it being
automatically printed, both at the
point of transmission and that of
reception. It cannot be read by
sound, and is consequently valuable
for preserving privacy in electrical
THE installation of the officers of
Hawaiian Tribe, No 1, I.O.lt.M.
will tako place this evening at 7:30.
It GEO. WILLIAMS, C. ot It.
A COAT, which the owner can get, on
xjl paying expenses, at tho Pac Aina
I BEG to inform my friends and
tomers that all orders can bo t
mo by Hell Telephone No. 29.
t. w. kayvmins, icieo
BY a Portuguese man, a situation as
coachman or to look after horses,
do any kind of work. Apply at
M. A. Gonsalves & 00., 57 Hotel St
DURING my absence from tho King,
dom, Mr. J. A. Palmer will col.
led my accounts unci attend to all my
business under full power ot attorney.
74 lw A. MORGAN.
BY a Portuguese man, with two sous,
one 12 and one K! years old, and
u girl 0 years old, all of whom can
make themselves useful, and muv be
engaged separately. Apply at M. A.
Gonsalves & Co., 67 Hotel St. 71 lw
ALL persons indebted to mo arc res
pectfully requested to settle their
accounts before illst Inst., as I proposo
leaving for England, August lit. All
bills against mo will bo jiidd on prcsen.
tation. (74 2w) L. D. KERR.
''PIIOSB dcslrablo premises on 31 Be.
JL rotnnia Street, between Fort and
Kuuanu Streets, tho house- contains par
lor, 3 bedrooms, dining room, kitchen,
hath and store rooms. Also, a detached
cottage, containing 3 largo airy bed.
rooms, tnnulrc on the premise.
74 tf OLIVER DUVAL.
2B0 head of cattle, 40 head
rut and fit for tlio butcl'cr,
weighing from COO to 700 11C.
each; 80 head will be ready for the
butcher In 12 months, and the balance
nro good milch cows, heifers, yearlings,
and calves. On icasonablo tonus. Ap
ply T.W.RAWLINS, Leico.
G. .1. AV-Vl yiJSTt, Pi-oprlotoi'.
Cheapest Meals from Finest Hords.
Pnmilics iind Shipping
SUPPLIED ON SHORT NOTICE
mid ul the
Lowest 31siiUet PrU.'ow.
All meats delivered from this Market
ure thoroughly chilled immediately after
killing by means of u Bell-Colemin Pa
tent Dry Air Refrigerator, iieat so
treated retains all Its juicy propci tics,
and is Quaiianteed to Knur Loxoxn
akteu Delivery than Fiieshly-kill-edMeat.
Dropped from a
carnage on King Street, probably near
Kawainhao Chinch. A lcward will be
paid for their return to this olllec. 7."! 2t
SOME malicious person has circulated
a report, that the Woodlnwn Dairy
and Stock Company, hao been, oraie
now serving their customers with milk
which has been ltin through the Cream
Separator, or in other words, selling
Skim Milk for the price and in place ot
pure milk. Wc offer $100 row aid for
information which will lead to the con
viction of the peroon who was tho ori
ginntor of such report.
WOODLAWN DAIRY & STOCK CO.
THE qtiartctly meeting of the Pacific
Hatdunre Cd. (Limited), will lie
held at their office ou Wednesday, .Tuly
82nd, nt 10 o'clock a. m.
.US. G. SPENCER, Sec'y.
Honolulu, July 15th, ISM. 72 lw
LOST Inst night, in vicinity of Emma
Square, a lady's Brown Shawl, for
the retu.n of which a rewaul will be
paid at this olllee. 72 3t
OWING to the haul t
Sneer, of Berctani
imes Dr. II. J.
;inm btrcet, will
for tho next 25 days treat all diseases
within his specially for one-third the
usual price. Consultation and camln.
ntion free. 72 2w
Kennedy & Co., Bankrupts
WF. REYNOLDS is now prcpaicd
to oiler the stock of this estate
as it ttnnds in tho stoic, No. 109 Port
Street. Tho net value of said stock was
careful! v nscerlalued on tlio lbt day of
June. It was taken at such prices as
were guided by a knowlcJgo of San
Francisco business. Tho sales sineo
that date are carefully recorded and a
due allowance will be mado from tlio
gioss value of the stock. This Is a good
oppoi tunity for mi) one desiring a good
business. Any inlormatinn can be ob
tained by applying at the store. Pro.
posals should bu made hefoio the 25th
of July? 7J lw
Mrs. J. Rodanet
WISHES to inform her customers
that sho Is still at 51 ISerctmila
Street, and will contlnuo the drcss.mak.
lug business there, at her usual low
nites. 01 tf
rpiIE STORE lately occupied by
JL Samuel Nott, In Campbell's Block,
on Port Street. Apply to
L. A. THURSTON,
Or B. P. DlLMNQUAM.
Honolulu, April 1, 1885. 085 tf '
c. j. McCarthy
Has lust received
Another lot of
Also, sonie Hue
Nog. 61, 63 and
We wish to announoe the arrival of our new Summer Stock in our
which is tho most complete in this city.
n Feathers Gleaned and CurIed.,s2J5$
Native Straw Sowed in all the Styles of Hats.
500 pircos of Dress Lawns at very Low Prices.
New designs in Dress Goods, Satins & Buntings.
Ladies' Wrappers and Children's Dresses
in large varieties. A largo invoice of Laces and Embroideries.
Ladies', Misses', Childicn's and Infants' Hosiery
in the latest styles.
BOYS' WAISTS:! BOYS' WAISTS I
Youths', Boys' and Children's Clothing a specialty.
csrNEW GOODS IN EVERY DEPARTMENT, -a
li3 Call and be Convinced. "a
S. COIIN & COMPANY.
SUCCESSORS TO DILLINGHAM & CO. AND SAM'L NOTT.
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Hardware, Agricultural Implements, House Furnishing
Goods, and General Merchandise.
Just received Eddy's Refrigerators and Ice Clients, new styles of Chandeliers
and Libiary Lamps, Stoves and Ranges, Kciosene Oil Stoves.
All of which are ofTeicd upon favorable terms.
PACIFIC HARDWARE COMPANY.
Granite, Iron and Tin Ware !
Chandeliers, Lamps and Lanterns,
WATER PIPE and RUBBER HOSE,
House Keeping Goods,
PLUMBING, TIN, COPPER AND
993 SHEET IRON WORK.
JOSEPH E. WISEMAN,
The Only Recognized General Business Agent on tho Hawaiian Islands.
JES'XVA.IBLTSIIED 1 TO.
Offices in Campbell's Fire-proof Euildimr, 87 Merchant St., Honolulu, H IS
o. uox- :n n
REAL ESTATE AGENT Ruys and sells Kal Estitoin all parts of tho
dom. Rents Offices, Houses, Cottages and Kooins,
SOLICITING AGENT FOR WILDER'S INTER-ISLAND STE MERS-Tour,
Istsnnd the Traveling Puhlio will apply to me for Tickets nnd Information to
tho Volcano, t,
SOLICITING AGENT FOR THE MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. OF NEW
YORK The Largest, Giandcst and Soundest Institution of lis kind In the
AGENT FOR THE GREAT BURLINGTON RAILWAY ROUTE IN AMERICA
This Route excels nil other routes golnc East, tho Henerv holng the grondci
tho meals tho choicest and tho Palace and Dining Cars tho'haudsomest and mott
EMPLOYMENT AGENT Finds employment for all socking work In thevnri.
ous branches of industry on tho Islands.
SOLICITING AGENT FOR THE CITY OF LONDON FIRE INSURANOE CC
Tlio best known Company in the Islands.
CUSTOM HOUSE BROKER Enters Goods nt Custom House, paj.s and dlschniMi
Freight and Duty Bills under power of Attorney. B
MONEY BROKER Loans Money nt nil times on fird-class set uritiy.
GENERAL BUSINESS AGENT Local Papers of every dtscripilon drawn ujiia
Distributed nml Collected. Books and Accounts kept and adjustol. Rciords
Searched. Rents Collected. Taxes and Insuinneo on Properly lonkid alter
Copying and Engrossing done. Advertisements, Newspaper Arliclo?. Cor res'
pondeiico nnd Commercial Business of every nnlure pinmplly and aeeiiiatelv
attended to. y
AGENT FOR THE NEW MUSIC HALL AT IIONOLULU-CoinpnnJcs nbro- tl
will correspond with mo for terms, etc. Oiders for I, land Shells, Curios lava
Spiclmcna, Native Views and Photos carefully filled and forwnulul to nil nana
of tho World. ... v
C3T Information appertaining to the Islands given and all coirespondcneolfal h:
JOSEPH E. WISE3IA1V,
873 General Buslnew Agent, Honolulu Hawaiian Ishuiifo,'
65 Fort Street,