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BIS1I0P & Co., 1JANKEIIS
Honolulu, Hnwnilnu Islands.
Draw Exchaugo on tlio
J3anU oi California, H. IT.
And their ngcnts In
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONO KONO.
Messrs. N. M. Itothschild & Bon, London
Tho Commercial Bunk Co., of Sydney,
Tito Commerclnl Bank Co., of Sydney,
Tho Bank of Now Zealand? Aticklnnd,
Chrlstchurch, nnd Wellington,
Tho Bank of British Columbia, Vic
torla, B. 0., nnd Portland, Or.
Transact a General Banking Business.
FloJged to neither Beet nor Party.
Bat established for the benefit of Ml.
TUESDAY, Al'RIL (5, 188G.
On the same day that the Volcano
of Kilauea, Hawaii, collapsed
March 0 a London despatch to
the American press announced that
Mount iEtna, Sicily, had broken
out in violent eruption, throwing up
immense quantities of boulders,
sand, ashes, etc. This is, indeed, n
remarkable coincidence, if not evi
dence of possible subterranean com
munication between two great volca
noes on opposite sides of tho world.
"All Berlin" is excited over the
report that Bismarck lias decided to
revise the election laws with a view
of strengthening tho chances of the
election of "Bismarckians." It is
stated, further, that tho Chancellor
is seeking to concoct a scheme to
avoid submitting this revision of the
election laws to the Kcichstag. It is
evident, from these facts, that the
"man of blood and iron," with all
bis venerable eminence in statecraft,
needs to come to Hawaii for the
knowledge of how to get absolute
government out of representative
It is said that the "tramp," hav
ing secured the protection of the
Hawaiian Hag, will be discharged
from the dock on Friday next nnd
depart for San Francisco. If she
docs not go back to vagrancy Ha
waii may yet have reason to be
proud of her. In the meantime,
however, the people of this country
would be better pleased with the
Tcclairaed "tramp" if she timed her
jaunts between here and San Fran
cisco so as to give them regular
fortnightly mails. As it is, both
she and her sister lately naughtily
denounced by a Honolulu paper as
something worse than old maids
have cast off tho name but retained
the ways of tramps. They are of
less service to the public than when
they followed the road on their own
In all well regulated communities,
whether civic or otherwise, timely
care is always taken to provide ade
quate police or other pcaco ofllcers,
Bufllcicnl in number to meet the re
quirements of tho public, to protect
life and property, and to perform
such other duties ns may bo re
quired of them to maintain law nnd
The police force of a city should
be men of well-known cood charac
ter, intelligent and fairly educated,
of a standard height of at least f
feet 10 inches. They should bo well
drilled, trained, and instructed in
all branches pertaining to their
olllce, particularly detective duty.
To ensure this, and to have an
active and cillcicnt police force, so
disciplined as to be competent lo
meet all emergencies, it is essen
tially necessary that a well trained
and experienced man, qualified to
instruct and control the movements
of the police, should be at the head
of that department.
The head of a-police force should
serve in a subordinate grade, besides
being a man possessed of sterling
qualities, before being appointed to
such a responsible position as chief
of a police department. He should
be a man in whoso ability the pub
lic have full confidence. To him
alone the authorities nnd public at
lnrgc should look for that police pro
tection to which llicy are entitled.
If the chief is a man lacking in exe
cutive ability, then the whole polico
force will be in a statu of inefficiency
and disorganization. To him the
people should look for the clllcicncy
of the force and the faithful per
formance of its duty.
The police should understand and
realize that they are the servants of
the public, in whose service they are
The Honolulu police as a body
have of late received more than a
fair share of criticism. To my think
ing, the men tncmscivcs are uoi so
much to blame as the system which
governs them. There are too many
ornamental official heads claiming
authority over that body.
Tho Marshal of the Kingdom, by
virtue of of his olllce under the pre
sent system, is the acknowledged
head. He is also High Sheriff,
Bailiff, and sometimes olllciatcs as
auctioneer, particularly where a
good percentage foots up. The
three last-named positions arc
enough for one man to fill with cre
dit. He is detached from the force,
his office is at the government bund
nigs, and his duties as sheriff call
TONCUE AND PEN.
Editok Bulletin : I rather like
the idea of a Tongue Guard Society,
of which we have heard and read
something of late. "SVc have the
authority of scripture for believing
that the tongue is an "unruly mem
ber." Indeed, wo might know it
without any such authority. The
tongue is a dreadful little tiling to
waggle, and produce sounds that are
often hurtful to people's ears and
hearts. A proper guard would pre
vent its doing an immense amount
of mischief sometimes. But to stop
its busying itself about others' char
acters and concerns is a gigantic
undertaking. Probably the best
thing to do is to rectify the source
of its inspiration, the heart. Kind
and charitable thoughts and feelings
causo kind and charitable words.
Then, would it not be well to in
clude along with the proposed
society's operations the pen as well
as the tongue? I have known some
people talk very prettily and write
very nastily. In fact, it would not
he hard to find individuals right
hero who talk as if they were regu
lar readers of the epistles of St.
John, but when they get a chance
to write anonymously you wouldn't
suppose that they ever heard of
such a personage : they are so spite
ful. An unguarded and unscrupulous
pen employed in scratching for pub
lic prints is much more hurtful to
society than tho same character of
tongue, because the productions of
the pen reach a wider circle than the
warblings of tho tongue. I tako
tlie liberty to propose that the pen
he put with tho tongue, and both be
vigilantly guarded together.
The author of that mysterious
l)ook, "How to bo Happy, Though
Married," says it was a Chicago
hrid'e who on being asked the usual
question in which tho words "Love,
honor and obey" occur, mado the
Mraight forward reply: "Yes, I
will, if he docs what ho promises me
financially." That's fair, certainly.
him away to the other islands occa
sionally. This oillcial cannot be
reasonably held responsible for the
working of the police department.
Next comes the Deputy Marshal,
a man of parts, has had long' experi
ence in tho department, and is, I
believe, a good, honest, well-meaning
man. This official should be
more answerable to the public than
the Marshal. He is in reality the
chief of police.
Abolish tho position of deputy
Marshal. A deputy oillcial is neither
feared nor respected. He is n mere
shadow of authority. Make him
responsible Chief of Police, and let
him have full control. Tho native
police officers arc bewildered to
know who really is their official
head, or who should instruct them
in their duties.
To place the force on a more effi
cient footing that body would have
to be increased, and told off in two
different watches. At present tho
native police have too long hours on
duty, which unfits them for activity.
Eight hours on duty, and only eight
hours to rest, when required for
duty again, is a hardship. A police
officer is liable to be called upon for
duty any moment, therefore give
him rest. Never tiro him out, or
render him unserviceable or unfit
for immediate duty when called
upon, by long hours on duty. It
has been decided over and over
again by competent men of experi
ence that for one hour on patrol
duty a constable should have two
hours for rest.
A responsible Chief Constable
should be appointed, with ono Cap
tain of police (native), the force to
be divided into three watches, to be
relieved every eight hours. Two
Sergeants should be appointed to
each watch, tho senior to have
charge of the watch when on duty j
the Captain of police to issue all
orders to his men when received by
him from the Chief Constable ; the
Captain of police to receive all or
ders pertaining to tho police depart
ment from the Chief Constablo, to
whom lie should look at all times as
his acknowledged oillcial head. Tho
Chief Constable should have full
control and guidance of tho police
department, nnd be held responsible
for. tho drilling, training, and in
structing of the men under his com
mand in everything pertaining to
Thrco Commissioners should be
nppointcd to regulate all matters
relating to the police department,
empowered to appoint and dismiss
on the recommendation of the Chief
Constable. It would bo moro in the
interests of tho public wcro a dis
missal to tako placo occasionally.
It would servo as a warning to
others to attend more faithfully to
Wo often hear a call for n detec
tive force as badly needed. I
cannot imagine why such a force
should bo needed here in Honolulu.
1 hear a loud call for a mounted
patrol. 1 fall to sec what cood a
mounted force would be, unless to
lake a ride for plcasuro and count
the stars in the sky, or to halt and
listen to the melodious strains of a
A detective acquainted with ids
duty, and of experience in other
countries, could not serve the gov
ernment and public faithfully and
well in Honolulu. He would have
to contend with obstacles unknown
in other countries. lie would be
slandered, belied, tonguc-lnshcd, and
obstructed in tliu performance of his
duty, by jealous, Incompetent in
cumbents, whose duty it should be
to assist him.
Thero arc foreign police enough
under tho present system to know
every foreigner on the islands. They
should be compelled to give a better
account of themselves. They ap
pear in public as if they were squires
of the realm, almost too aristocratic
to perform police duty, driving in
carriages and riding oh horseback.
Police constables should bo made to
walk, kecpinjr their eyes nnd cars
open as they go along. If thrco
Caucasian policemen arc not enough
appoint more, nnd place them under
charge of a smart, active, intelligent
Sergeant, who will teach them their
duty and see that they do it, or bo
compelled to seek employment else
where. Then the public will not
require either a detective force or a
Sarcastic slurs are often east on
the native policemen for sleeping,
lounging, etc. on their beat. I hey
cannot be justly blamed under tho
present system, because their hours
of duty arc too long and the hours
for rest too short. It is not the duty
of n policeman, as some people
sccin to imagine, to open and close
people's gates for them, and light
their cigars when they are going
home at night.
It is the duty of citizens to assist
the police. Scoundrels are often
let loose for want of sufficient evi
dence, when plenty should be had.
People say, "I will not go to the
Police Court, I don't want my name
mentioned, I am no police olllcer."
This is not right. People should not
complain of tho police, when they
themselves arc unwilling to render
all assistance in their power.
No improvement in the police ar
rangements of Honolulu can be ex
pected under the present system.
The S3'stcm is all wrong. If a
change and increase of force be con
templated, let it be made at once.
Let the public have a police force in
which they can place confidence. It
is disheartening to good men to see
and hear the force to which they
belong denounced as inelllcient.
Adopt a system where the abilities
of a good man will be appreciated
and rewarded according to merit.
As tilings now stand the good and
bad arc denounced alike. One dozen
efficient and well trained constables
are worth more than fifty untrained,
undisciplined men. A police olllcer
who knows his duty and performs
that duty faithfully is a valuable
man. A deceitful, consequential
know-nothing is an imposition on
the public in whose service he is.
W. F. O'CoNXon.
IMI'OIITEKS AND DEALERS IN
Haw'nCnrriiigoManf'gCo., f? 00
E. O. Hull ifc Son, 75
Inter-blandS. N.Co., 100
Bell Telephone, 3!)
Hnw'n Agricultural Co., 00
Wlldcr's Steamship Co., ti7
C. Brewer & Co., 100
Wnodlawn Dahy, fit
Wnilukii Sugar Co., 0(1
Star Mill. 4-.Ti
L. A. TIIUltSTON, Stock Hrokci.
US Mcrnliant Htrcet. Ifil ly
Bv order of J. V. Haekfeld, Esq., As.
nigiu'ij of tho Estate of Achtu, I will sell
ut public auction, at my Salesroom,
On Wednesday, April 7th,
nl It! o'clock, noon, thai certain
Indenture of Lease
dated October 1, 1831, of J. I'naluhl to
Mon Tong for piece of Land In Mnnoa
Valluy, described as follows:
" Kcla apana Alna Kula 1 holke la
llnko o ka Pnlnpaln Slla Helu 21115,
Iviih-min Helu 10230, u waiho la ma
With Uuildiuy; thei-eoii,
recently used n a retail store. Lcac
expires October 1, 18110, nnnual rcnt$l'2.
Terms cntli, deeds nl expense of pur
For further particulars enquire of
LEWIS .1. LEVEY,
or to J. V. lUcKi'i.M), Esq. CO Id
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
No. .12 Fort Hti-crt, Popular Htnnil, Coniln, I'rirnrt.
Complete Line of Fresh Groceries and Provisions :
By order of the Consignee-), wo will
sell, at public auction, on a Credit to
On "Wednesday, April 7th,
at 10 a.m., nt our Snlcstoom,
a finely assorted
Crosse & Blaeicwcll's Preserves and Condiments,
Cutting Packing Co.'s " " "
Mncondrny & Co.'s English Breakfast Oolong Jnpnn and Comet M Teas,
Cain Cracker Co.'s Plain and Fancy Crackers, every variety;
Sun .loe Packing Co.'s Premium Fruits In glass jnrn;
Major Gtoy's gciitilno Bombay Chutney, quarts;
Kennedy & Co.'s Boston Cream Biscuits,
l'cnk, Froan & Co.'n aborted Fnncy Biscuits,
Holmes & Courts' Se.i Foam Wafers,
Cereals for Breakfast, In patent wcavel proof 101 li. tins;
Canned, Cuirled, Potted nnd Deviled Meats, Fowl and Fish,
Evaporated, Peeled and Pitted Fruits,
Kalslns and every vurlety of Nuts,
Boneless Anchovies, Mackerel and Sardines in Oil,
Chocolate, sweet and unsweetened, Cocoa and Coco.iilu.'i,
Pure Mnplo Syrup; Boston Brown Brtad,
Our Ice House Goods,
By every steamer, Is a special feature, comprising Fresh Boll Butter, Oysters, shell
and tin; Fish, Fruits and every delicacy as It comes Into the Kan Francisco market.
Orders by Telephone received and Deliveries Made in an Hour
after Steamer Docks.
EST Quality of all Goods
and Wnlkikl dally.
JUST OPENED UJ
A FINE 1,1 NE OF
guaranteed. Prompt deliveries to all parts of the City
P. O. Box No. -tar.; Both Telephones No. 1K0. TBa
juat received per bark Stirlingshire.
They uro well elected, nnd in every
way cmnplotoly suitable to the wants oi
our lsinnu irauc. unc iissonmcni com
prises: CSr Fine English Prints
Ca-es White Cotton, do Brown Cottons,
Crates of Crockery. Hales Coal Bags,
Sugar Bags, nst'd Pocket and
100 Suits of Clothing, assorted;
Children', Boys' and Men's;
disc Woolen and Cotton Shirtr,
25 Gross " Brooks' " Cotton Thread,
Galvanized Buckets and Oval Tubs,
100 Bxs. Blue Mottled Soap,
. 25 Hbls. Cement,
100 drums Boiled Oil,
4 Casks Tins White Lend,
2 " " Bed Lead,
5 Tons of Liverpool Salt;
Also, in Groceries,
20 cs Sardines, 25 cs Condensed Milk,
Cn Sauces, Pickles, Cnttor Oil,
Olive Oil, Ep-om baits, Tabic Salt,
Popper, Mustard, Condiments, etc.
EST Terms will bu very favorable to
purchasers who give ''silt edge" notes.
Jersey Waists from $2 to $8;
Jersey Cloths in all Shades;
Ladies' Untrimmed Hats, the latest Styles;
Ornaments, All-Over Lace,
Arasenes, Chemilles, '
And a Fine Line of Trunks,
E. P. ADAMS
LOST or STOLEN.
fj On tho night of the 2nd
Inst., trom i'aiama, n
Kan Horse, branded K
1 on ono of tho hips. A.
reward of $5 will bu
for the returning of tame to this
OHA.S. J. XISSJEIEL,.
TEMPLE OF FASHION,
1 and IPovt Street,
On THURSDAY, April 8th,
at 12 noon, nt mv salesroom, 1 will
sell at public auction,
SO Uag. more or Ichn,
No. 1 and 2 Sugar
LEWIS J. LEVEY,
At tho residence of Mr. L. Mytlngcr, 31
On FRIDAY, April 0th,
At lO O'clock, A.M.,
B. W. Bedroom Set,
(marble lop) ; Single Beds,
Spring Mattrassus, Mosquito Nets,
1 Louncu, 15. W. Extension Dining
Table and 15. W. Chairs.
Oak DinhiL' Tnblo and 0ik Chairs.
Carpets and Matting, Wushstands.Tnbles
Child's High Chair
Brackets, Lamps, etc.
E. P. ADAMS & Co.,
We are pleased to announce the arrival of our immenso laigo Invoice of
Dry Goods, Fancy Hoods, Laces, Rlon,
Clothing and Gent's Furnishing G-oods,
and are now offering unprecedented and unrivnlled Bargains in nil ourdepnrtm'ts.
Letting Down the Price.
Just received, 100 pieces of very flno Victoria Lawn at $3 npicce, 10 ynrds; n very
largo assortment of now Spring stjles in Lawns, 4-1 Uutistc, Sateens, plain
figured and brocaded, white Pique and a full lino of Drcts Goods, the latest out.
Lace Uonele, Ladies' Tricot Olotli.
iu all tho new shades; 40 doz Ladies Lisle Thread Hose at 40 cents,
tho best valuo ever offered.
Just received, all tho latest styles in Boys nnd Children's Suits; Great Bargains,
I5oyg Blue Flancl Sailor Suits nt $2.00 a Suit. Just received, direct from
Lais', Men's, Misses' and Cliilta's Slides,
Val'ble Eeal Estate
On Wednesday, April 7th,
AT 12 o'clock, noon,
15y order of II, A. Widemann, Esq.,
President DcutchcrVcrcin, I will sell at
Public Auction, nt my Salesroom, 40
Queen Street, tho Premises and Lot
well known ns tho
With Club Buildlner & Bowling Alley,
1 Union Gas Machine, with Chandeliers,
etc., which cnu be Inspected at
tho Club House.
Also, 1 line Illlllnrd Table, Halls,
Cues, etc., etc.
The grounds nru well laid nut, nnd tho
premises ran bo uulored by Emma and
l'unehbowl Streets. Tho nbovo oilers a
good chancu for investment.
"Terms mndo known nt tlmo of
Sale. Title perfect.
LEWIS J. LEVEY,
80 til Auctioneer.
ly order of II. Haekfeld & Co., the
mortgagees named in a certain inden
ture of mortgage mnde by J. Ten Siau
of Honolulu, Island of Onlui, Hawaiian
Islands, to II. Haekfeld & Co., of Hono
lulu, aforesaid, and recorded in Liber
05, pages 02 and 'J'Jli In the lloglster
Ulllce, Honolulu, wo arc directed to ben
at public auction,
On SATURDAY, April 10th,
At lit OVIooh, noon,
nl the Salesroom of E. P. Adams & Co.,
Queen Street, Iho Property covered by
tho mid mortgage, viz: That certain
Indenture of l,cao nf about 1 acre ol
Lund planted with bananas and sugar
With the Buildings thereon,
and recently occupied us a More by tho
mortgagor, situate on tho maknl sldo of
King Street, Pawaa, Honolulu, nearly
opposite tho Government Nursery.
Said Lento was given to .I.Tcu Slim
by II. 11. II. Lilluokalanl nnd Jan. O.
Doinlnls on January 1, 188ft, for 10
years, at uu nnnual rent of $100 for 5
years, and $125 for tho hiHt fi years; rent
paid to July 1, lfc!8". CS1-Tonus cash,
nnd papers nt expense of purchaser.
For ltirtbcr particulars inquire of
E. P. ADAMS & Co.,
or to II. IIaciu'KLd & Co.,
Mortgagees, 00 Oi
which wo offer nt bed-rock prices.
S. COHN & CO., Proprietors.
VuMolInn I'u re,
Vaseline Camphor Ire,
Vaseline Cold C renin,
Vnaellno Hair ur
VnHolluu Hewing Machine orr.
Hollister & Co., 109 Fort Street.
P. 0. BOX 31 G.
Heal Estate Agent,
Honolulu, II. I.
Wilder's Steamship Agent,
Custom House Broker,
Manager Hawaiian OneialloiiBe.
ltuilroad Agent Firo and Llfo Insurance Agont
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