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BISHOP & Co., BANKEKS
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.
Draw Exchange on the
JBunlc oi Ciillibrnia, S. XT'.
And their agents In
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONC.
Mossrs. N. M. Hothschlld &9on, London.
The Commercial Bank Co., of Sydney,
The Commercial Bank Co., of Sydney,
The Bank of New Zonland t Auckland,
Chrlstchurch, and Wellington.
The Bank of British Columbia, Vic
toria, B. 0. and Portland, Or.
Transact a General Banking Rumncs.
FleSged to neither Bed nor Party.
But eatabllshed for the lenoSt of all.
TUESDAY, DEC. 1. 1886.
THIS EVENING'S DOINCS.
Yogemitc Skating Rink 7.
Excelsior Lodge, I.O.O.F.. 7:30.
Honolulu Rifles, 7:80.
POLICE, THEFT, OPIUM.
Our morning contemporary, the
Advertise); makes a bold dash, in
its issue ol' the 2Gth, at the inability
of the police force to grapple with
the petty stealings which have be
come so rife of lute, and says,
among many other timely remarks,
that the ' ' inefficiency -of the police
is a standing reproach (o the King
dom." Similar observations have been
made .from time to time in the
columns of the Hi'mxtix, and will
likely be found necessary to repeat
only too often again. We arc always
ready tp put in our word in any
agitation raised for the advancement
of the public welfare. There is no
mistaking the fact that cfllcicnc',
among the police, is in a very sickly
condition. AVhat method of treat
ment is best to revive the apparently
dying energies of the men with the
buttons is a question that ought to
command the immediate attention of
the authorities. It is quite possible
that Honolulu policemen are very
much like other men. At all events,
it has never yet been proven that in
vestiture with a nickel button is co
incident with a radical change in a
man's character, principles or dis
position. It is not unlikely that
laziness, as well as activity, can
thrive as well under a button as
without one. Nor should it bo ex
pected that the piece of nickel plate
is capable of transforming an honest
into a dishonest man, or the reverse.
It may fairly be accepted as a truism
that a Honolulu policeman's effi
ciency or weakness depends upon
the instructions he receives. It is
utterly useless for the public to
spend their time denouncing police
men. Protests, to be of any avail,
must be made to tell at head
quarters. It is with the masters and
not the servants the public have to
deal. Full instructions from their
superiors with peremptory orders
to attend to them wonld wake up
the police force to a realization of the
fact that to earn their pay, they
must work for it. This seems to us
to be the only plain, common sense
remedy that can be effectual. The
men with the buttons are not so
densely stupid but that they can be
made to understand their duties,
nor are they so reckless of their
own interests as to disobey orders.
The whole matter of police elllciency
thus lies in a nutshell. The men,
not instructed, can well afford to be
ignorant of their duties ; and when
.not under specific orders, ea,n sub
sist very comfoitably on doing
. The Advertiser, however, ignoics
i the fact that police inelhVicncy is
'proof positive of inelllcient manage-
.ment of the force. Thu taxes paid
by the citizens arc placed in the
.hands of the authorities to be used
: liy them, among other purposes, for
the maintenance of good order. And
it is their duty to .see to it that the
money is applied in a manner to
give satisfactory returns. That in
t this particular, at least, the manage
ment has proved an egregious failure
is universally admitted. But our'
contemporary, instead of going
straight to the mark with his nrgu
menta, suddenly (lies off at an angle,
and the next place we find him is
iloundering in a tuuddlu of reason
ings intended to clear the way for a
free opium crusade, " We blame,".
, says our contemporary, "the hypocri
tical Jaw of moral pretense tho
anti-opium statute for the utter
demoralization of the whole force."
Wo vather blame the hypocritical
law of im-mornl pretense by whicji
the notions of porsons in authority
winking at violations of tho laws,
arc governed. The anti-opium statute
is one of tho best pieces of legisla
tion in tho Hawaiian code for tho
protection of the Hawaiian race
against one of the most ruinous vices
of modern times. It is a statute
which we nrc proud to refer to, in
our Communications with civilized
nations abroad, as an evidence that
the public sentiment of this King
dom is opposed to the utter demoral
ization of the people. Suppose the
assortion of the Advertiser were
correct to the letter, that the anti
opium statnto is responsible for the
demoralization of the police force,
what, then? He must next show, to
make good his demand for abolish
ing the opium law, that the unre
stricted use of "the devil's drug"
will not directly and speedily bring
about the utter demoralization of the
great body of tho inhabitants? If
anti-opium demoralizes hundreds of
policemen, what kind of reform will
it be to demoralize thousands of the
native population, and make China
town, now bad enough, a hundred
fold worse? Yet that is precisely
the style of reform that the J'acijic
Commercial Advertiser ol Honolulu
proposes to bring about. Ho will
inspire the hunters with a keener
zest for the chase by going into the
preserves and killing off a part of
the game. He will doctor the patient's
symptoms and let the disease run
its. course only in an aggravated
form. We take no stock in any such
methods. A straightforward and
vigorous administration of existing
statutes, whether against chicken
stealing or opium smuggling, is what
we believe in, and what we shall
always endeavor to uphold. We
have no sympathy whatever with the
im-moral pretense that feigns abhor
rence of " moral fraud " with one
breath, and with the next cries out
for a base surrender of one of our
main strongholds of moral preserva
tion. EDITORIAL NOTES.
The statement was made here a
few days ago that Mr. Pearce,
owner of the Zealandia and Aus
tralia, had never approved of the
selling out of the San Francisco-'
Honolulu traffic by the Pacific Mail
to the Oceanic Company. This the
Advertiser endeavors to offset by
printing coriespondenceiroving that
a strenuous effort was made b' the
San Francisco agents of the Pacific
Mail to secure the English mails,
thK trip, for the Zealandia. Per
haps, however, this action of Wil
liams, Dirnond & Co., the agents,
was also without authority from Mr.
Mr. Pearce, the steamship owner,
is not a hard nor a soft-headed
Scotchman, bat an Englishman born
and bred. In either case, however,
it is nonsense to say that his sue-,
cess in securing a share of Hawaiian '
commerce would imperil the Reci-,
procity Treaty. The independence '
of Hawaii was celebrated the other-,
day, but it can be nothing but a,
myth if the mutually beneficial in
tercourse, friendly, and commercial,!
between this kingdom and the
United States, is dependent upon:
the former supporting, at .'tny sacri
fice, a monopoly held by a steam-,
ship company hailing from tho
Some well meaning philanthrop
ists, who thiuk they can settle two
excessively troublesome questions
at once, have conceived a preten
tious scheme for transporting n
large number of Scotch crofters to
the Hawaiian sugar plantations. It
will not do ; and these good people
little understand Scotch character
who believe the crofters, howovqr
poor, will not prefer self-respecting
poverty to thu slave life of the
coolie laborer. Providence (K.I.)
The paper from which tho above
is taken is one of the best-conducted
in New Kngland. It, however,
makes a slip in the remarks quoted.
The ItoLMi-nx was, we believe, the
first paper to advocate the intro
duction of Scotch crofters into th's
kingdom, but it has never men
tioned, or, till now, heard them
mentioned as, labor supply for the
plantations. They arc wanted here
to take up lands to cultivate on
their own account.
Mrs. l'ease, of Micronesia, at the
recent meeting of tho "Woman's
Bojyrd in Boston, brought out a
curious illustration of God's appar
ently circuitous metliodof answering
prayer. The Christians in the Sand
wich Islands', depondent upon tho
"Morning Star" for their mails,
which camo to many of them but
once a year, allowed no day to go
by without remembering the ship in
their prayers, and when some of
them beheld its wreck, and the
o'hers in time hcaid of it, it seemed
to the native Christians at first as
though their prayers had been un
heard, or at least unheeded ; but
when they learned that the Ameri
can churches liau provided the
steamer "Morning Star" for the
sailing vessel, they changed their
minds, and concluded that the
wreck of the onu vessel, which nrc-
Spared the way for the construction
of the other, was a better answer to
their prayers than their largest
hopes had anticipated. Christian
The lady must have been wrongly
reported, or got her geography
mixed. To represent the Sandwich
Islands as getting only one mail a
year by a mission vessel may "dam
age the treaty."
LATE FOREIGN NEWS.
Civil war continues in Peru.
Ferdinand AVard is growing fat
on prison fare and hard work.
' Lieut. Greeley, the Arctic ex
plorer, is Lord Uoseberry's guest at
John Bright considers the present
political situation in England the
most critical since 1802.
The French Government has
sanctioned the issue of Trcasnrj'
bonds to the amount of l.r.,000,000
Daniel McKce, the millionaire
glass manufacturer of Pittsburg,
died suddenly Nov. 17. agedforty
Improvements of the harbor of
Buenos Ayres arc progressing,
which will involve aji outlay of
Bartholdi, the French sculptor,
w!as given a reception and dinner
(by the Lotus Club at New York,
The daily task in prison of Stead,
editor of the I' II Mull (Juzetti;
is to pick one pound of oakum. He
wears the full convict garb.
It has been discovered that the
gold and "silver medal presented to
John McCullough during his career
are missing from among his effects.
The autopsy on the remains of
.John Arnott Palmer, a student at
Yale, who died suddenly, revealed
the fact that he died from hemor
rhage in the loft ventricle of the
'brain, caused 'by football practice
;,thc day before.
1 he l'rench budget shows a de-
Sficit of 1,000,000 francs.
, The secret police force founded
in London eaily in the dynamite
scare, a few years ago, is to be dis
banded. Three hundred tenant farmers at
Younghall, County Cork, have de
manded a reduction of 25 percent in
Michael Davitt has promised to
personally assist Miss Helen Taylor
in her contest for member of Parlia
ment for Camberwell.
M. de Brazza declares that he
never fired a shot in anger on the
Congo, save once, when he had to
kill his dog for biting some natives.
At Carric-on-Suir, a mob of 2,000
persons, armed with pitchforks audi
scythes, expelled the police whoi
were trying to serve writs of eject-j
There have been 235 deaths from
smallpox in Montreal and the ad
joining municipalities for the week
ending Nov. 11, against 301 for the'
previous week. j
Worse than a wet blankets Being
in the bed of a river with only
sheet of water over you. '
ADIVlDhND of Two Dollars a bliaro
l due and payable on the t-tock,
of the Hawaiian Agricultural Compai y
Apply to C. HHEWEH & Co.
Honolulu, Dec. 1, I8t5. I8j8t
THE firm of Avery & Palmer is dis.
solved this day, by mutual ponsent,
(Signed), il. K. AVEHT, -
.1. A. PA1.MKH.
Honolulu, December 1, lfc83.
Tlic biif-lncs of the latp flun will be
continuo.l by J. A. PALMER at the old
Choice Haisins, In botes U un,11 Hi
Smyrna Figs, in small boxes,
3?resh Dates, do , do.,
Choice Prunes, In lib. plga.,
Soft Shell Almonds,
English Walnuts, ,
Brazil and Hazel Nuts,
Boxes Punes, for Btowing, .
Boxes Fresh Apples, '
Germea and Breakfast Germ,
A. B. C Oats and Flake Wheat,
White Maccaroni, In lib. pkgs.,
Block Cod Fish, a i.ow tiling,
And the usual Mandard Goods from
California, for sale by ,
it" H. MAY & Co. l
naw'nOarrlngfMnnf'pCo., GO 110
E. O. Hull V Son, 75 100
Iutcr.Mand S. N. Co., (100 100
Bull Tc'cphnnc, 33 1"
Ibiu'n Acrioultutnl Co., (a 03 100
WlldciV Stettini-hip Co., IK) 1H0
C. Blower & Co., U 0 1C0
Hiiluwa, r0 100
Woodlunn Dairy, 00 10'
Walluku SiiRur Co., OH ll0
Waimtuinlo, 175 10(1
Star Mill. C?-0 500
Reciprocity Sugar Co., fcO 100
L. A. THURSTON, Stock Brokci.
3SMcrchnntStiect 151 ly
MUSIC HALL !
Amateur Dramatic Entertainment
l'Oll Till. nKSKl'IT OK
Tuesday Evening. Dec. 1st,
on whliili oeca'lnn will be Riven J.
Stirling Coynr'si Comedy,
A WIDOW HUWT!
with Tin: rou.owiNO cast:
Felix Fe.i herly Mr. .1 F. Brown
F .ink lreinool; Mr. E. W. Purvis.
Major Wellington do Boots
Mr. tlodfmy Brown
Mrs. Kcittlieny Mi L. Moon-
Mr". Major dc Uool..Mr. .T. D. Strong
Mr'. Suundown Mr-. A. B. lln,lc.
Funny ,...Mlss S Clarke
patens or admission:
Ilri'Si Ciicle mid l'nrqll tte $1 fO
Balcony (front iow) 1 CO
" (buck lowi 75
BSf" lio- ) 1 in iinen at Mr. J. E. V ii
man's oilier, FI IDAY morning, at i
o'clock. Seats nivcd without cxtiu
elm go. - 1 183 lw
NEITIIEU the Captain nor the
AireiiN of the Una h ImiK Lizzie
heilnlc will I c reinnilile for nuy drill
coutiactid liytlic olllcer.-. or ciew (lining
her miiv in i rt.
F. A. SCIIAEFKK & CO., Agent.
188 Jit ;
Just Arrived !
From Bremen, per (!. K. Bishop, and
now binding, an lnvotoj uf
ConsNting in pirt of
(In a variety of Styles and Piices-).
Harmonicas, Violins Zithers Prussian
Drum:., Base Dunns, ','8 In. Aeror-
dcons Tnmlmiiiie. Flutes
Files, Banjos, Strings, etc.
ICST" These Goods were carefully
seliced for lliU market, and at priie.,
I hat will enable me to offer special in
ducements to lb.' trade or any one who
wli-his to purchase goods in'ihe above
line. (HOiiw) C. E. UIi.UAMS.
Have received, t er Lizzie Iredale,
mid offer ior bale, at lowist rates,
St. Fauli Lager Beer, quarts & pints,
Pilsener Beer, " "
Tennent's Pale Ale, " "
Blood, Wolfe & Co. Palo Ale, quarts &'
Pigbrand Stout, do., do-, '
French Claret, in casks & cases, ,
Also, a full assortment of
Scotch and Irish Whiskies,
Hocks, Sherry, etc. .
Crystal Soda forks,
Manufacture) s of
Soda Water, Ginger Ale, '
Fl irida Lcnowds Acintcd Waters of
nil kinds, 1 rjlifyrupbaiidEshenccs.
We Ose Patent Stoppers
in all our Dottles.
Wo invito particular nit-minn lo our
Patent i liter, leeinlly intKaliieed, by
which all water u-cil in our manufac
ture1 Is absolutely freed fioni all im'.
Wo delierour Ono lb free of ch irgf
to nil putts of theciy. Wo uuiiraniec
our Qi oils to bu the I e.-t in the m irkcl.
Can fill attention paid to li-lnnd Urdeis
The Crystal Soda Works,
P. O. box H07, Honolulu.
Ifell Telephone : : f)8
Mutual Te.ciilioite : :ttO
EST Orders bft with Benson, Smith &
Co., No. 11 Put Btieet, will receive
We, nlso, are Agent for tho sale
of J. W. ilihgley'H
188 of his own manufacture. (Im
B F. Dit.' txoitAM,
President ur.d Manager.
Pacific Hardware Company,
Successors to Dillingham & Co. and Samuel Nott.
Preparatory to slock tnklng, we offer n lnree line of Tlnwnm suitable for
country mid retail stores tit
Oreatly Reduced J?riee I
Coffee Pnt, Tea I'o'b. Tea Keiths, Tin Pall, Tin Lnntcrni. M"lk Cnnn. Milk l'all,
Dish Pan, Milk fans, Hukhig Pnn, Bung Dipper, btralm-rs, Pie Plntc, etc.
WEST, DOW & CO.,
Just Received, ex Alnmcrtti, a
Large Assortment of Furniture !
. including Light and Dark Cednr and Ash Bedroom ScN. mid full
size Bettsieids, a BMrtcd wonds; Ash Colin ar, ftuisuiind
n-.soitid Dining room and llnt-v Chair.
will m rive on next stcanur.
1ST We nave. also, on band, in nddi'l'ii to our usual stock, a large nsort
t of Fancy Gonls, To.vs and P.cturo Moulding;. iho
NEW LOT OF
AJLJLa - OVJEK, TE3 1 13I.OIIE:ii Y
Corner Fort and Hotel Streets.
(Formerly with Simucl Nott).
Importer and Dealer in
STOVES, CHANDELIERS, LAftlPS,
CROOK BUY, GLASSWARE, HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE
AGATE IRON AND TINWARE.
Agent HalPs Safe and Lock Company.
Beaver Block, - Fort Street.
BST Slorc formerly occupied by S. NOTT, opposite Sprcckelj & Co.'s Rank. -fl
New Light on
JUST RECEIVED, FROM ROSTON, EX BARK MARTHA DAVIS,
Downer's Kerosene Oil
Electric Kerosene Oil
Superior Kerosene Oil
All the above Oil Is Kiir.sn and good, and will lie sold nt ict-ill or In
lots to Hult, at low lines. Also,
CASES 8 CARD BlATOJHEss,
OF SUPERIOR QUALITY. Resides the above, hirge vnrlf ly of EaMcrn
Goods iifcd by all tjtiru mi I Plantation:), all of which will be noli! ut rem.fm.ihio
pilcis by (IbO lu.) E. O. HALL & SON, (Limited).
a young unman, sck nursing or
P. fit (Jillee.
"A (hirers E.
AVII.IT J3 13 ROW.'
FIRE BRICKS !
FOR SALE Bir
H. Hackfeld & Oo.
PATENT ROLLER FLOUR.
MFSSRS. OVSTLE & OOOKE havo
juM receiveii a 'tonsil nmi'iit of
ihl. tint' qui.lliy of Flour, and will fell
in quantities to suit putchasora. 177 lm
Ja.9 O. PrESCEn,
Seciuia.y and Treasurer.
NEW GOODS !
the Subject !
A LI persons luivinj: claims ncainst
the is nio of CJIIAS. LAhlSCH,
de.:eu o I, of ICnneoho, Oiihu. nru r, micst.'
il in pn-Mntiheni, i.ml all ,M.r,0,h Jn.
debteil to raid oMatu iiro remiesled to
iniilte immediate pirioat lo mn ut tbn
otUee ol Frt-Hh p,. Nouanii St!
u. i). i- Hhh i H AdminUtiaior.
Election of Oflicirs.
AT the Annual Meelinp of the Pau.
,it i "S,rU he.cTiu iniM-iy
tlilq flfii' ilu. t..ll.,,..i.,.. -.1. ' J
kuii Sug ir Co I
II V. thu liiltflU'lll
elected for the ensuing oir
, "" iiji umccrs
.'on. Austin Trfxiftf-ni
I . (J Jonks.... herniary and Treniurtr
., CCaiitui Auditor
tt , , J'-C'-"NIS,Secrefirr.
II nolulii, Nov. 27. Uh5. 187 4w
Just Arrived, ex Martha Davis,
Downer's Keroseae Oil,
Water White Kerosene Oil,
Standard Keroteae Oil,
For Sa'o by
J. T. WATERHOU8E,