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BlnokBiuith Work : vjLi Onrrlnge Building,
Painting and l1 Trimming,
79 & 81 Kihe Street, - - Old Rose Premises,
JSntrnnoew irom ISing; nud Merchant Sts.
Every description of vrork in tlio above lines performed in a first-class mnnner.
Also, Horse Shoeing a Specialty.
Eg Hell Telephone, 107. Ta (127 ly) Eg" Dell Telephone, 107. -tt
CNAS. HUSTACE. GROCER,
King Street, between Fort and Alakea Streets,
HAS RECEIVED, PER AUSTRALIA,
Smoked Salmon, Smoked Halibut, Hams, Bacon, Block Codfish, Kits nnd tins Sal.
mon Bellies, kegs Butter, Citln Cheese, kegs Pickles, kegs Pig Pork, Table Ral.
ilns, Figs, Almonds, Walnuts, Spiced Beef, Boned Chicken, Lunch Tongue, Chip,
ped Beef, cases Ojstcrs, Sulci I lie, Sea Fonm Crackers, Flour, Bran, Wheat, Outs,
White Castile Soap, Ginniilnted Sugar, Cube Sugar, Powdered Sugar, Qerraca,
Breakfast Germ, Choice Tca, Frenrh Peas, etc. Also,
"Good Night" and Palace Brands Kerosene Oil.
All at Lowest market rates and Satisfaction Guaranteed. ear P. O. Box 872:
342 Telephone 110.
Practical Confectioner, Fancy
ESPECTFULLY informs the Public
xuainc mienus 10 unman, as soon
Different Creams, Fruit and Water ices
practically known to him. Having made n contract with the Woodlawn Daily for
a. constant supply of their celebrated Cream, will supply lilb customers with more
than fifty different kinds Fancy Creams, Tootie Fruity, Souffles and many more
too numerous to mention here, all of which he has had practical experience with
at the Imperial Courts of 'Vienna and the Royal Confectionery of Bavaria. All
Bteam.power-made articles in this line arc far superior to any hand-made.
Proprietor Pioneer Steam Candy Factory and Ornamental Confectioner.
FACTORY AND STORE No. 71 Hotel street, between Fort and Nuuanu Sts.
Both Telephones, No. 74.
P. S. Special anangcinents m.uie regarding Prices for large orduis, which it
will be impossible for any one else to compete with.
FOR SALE BY
3No. lO Store,
A Varied Ass'm't of Kid Gloves
Wash Doe Jersey Gloves,
Sash and other Ribbons
318 latest Htyles.
FIRE, FIRE !
HAVING been obliged (on short
notice by the above clement) to
move to somo other quarters, we would
therefore notify our patrons, and all
those that wish us well, that we are now
67 and 69 Hotel Street,
where we shall ho prepared to fill till
Groceries k Provisions,
also, iDjthe Feed line, as
Hay and Grain.
Orders solicited, prompt attention and
lair prices guaranteed.
t&" Bell Telephone 849, Mutual Tele,
WOLFE Ac CO.
The White House,
3Vo. 118 Niuinnu HLrcet,
HONOLULU, : ; H.I.
Private Family Hotel,
Terms Reasonable. FirstOlass
MRS. J. VIERRA, Proprietress.
A. H, RASEMANN,
Boole Binder and
(Formerly In the Gncttc Block).
Informs his friends and the public gen.
e rally that he has removed to mora
spacious premises, directly opposite the
Old Stand, in the
Campbell Block, Booms 10 and 11,
where ho is now picparcd to do work in
liis line. Patronage lespcctfully soli,
Pastry Cook and Ornamentor.
of Honolulu nnd the Islands generally
as mo neeucu appliances mmc, all tlie
Wine and Spirit
23kNuuanu St., Honolulu.
Sole Importers of
S. lachman & Co.'s California Wines,
JohnjExchaw's No. 1 Brandy,
J. Pcllison's 7 and lO.ycar-old Brandy,
J. J. Melchcr's "Elephant" Gin,
II. w. smith & co.'s
"Thistle Dew" Wliskey,
Coates & Co.'s 'Plymouth" Gin, etc.
A I'ULL LINK OK TUB
Most. Favorite Brands
Ales, Beers, Wines,
BWltlTB, LIQUKUKS, ETC.,
constantly on hand and for sale at the
Oiders filled promptly and all Goods
P. 0. Box 362. Both Tel., No. 40.
THE undersigned, having this day
leased to GEORGE CAVANAGH,
of Honolulu, tho Honolulu Bteam Laun.
dry, notico is hereby given that tho said
George Cavanagh alono is responsible
for nil debts contracted by the said
George Cavanagh for tho said Laundry
from and after this date.
Assignee of J. F. McLaughlin.
Honolulu, June 17, 1880, CO
ft g! nil ji $).tl;Ufitt,
FRIDAY, JULY 9, 1886.
Thursday, July 8th.
The Assembly met tit 10a.m.,
being opened with prayer by tho
Clinplnin. Piescnt: Noble J. S.
Walker, President; Ministers Gib
son, Creighton, Knnoa nnd Dare;
Nobles Knpenn, Kuihclnni and Mar
tin ; Reps. Lllikalani, Baker, Ka
ttlii, Amara, Kaulla, Kaulukou, Pa
llia, Kaunatnnuo, "Wight, Nnhale,
Nahimi, Kaulmnc, Kekoa, Kaltia,
Kaukati, Uichaulson, Castle, Kaai,
Paeliaolc, Kauai and Pnlohau. The
minutes of previous meeting were
read and approved.
Hep. Keau, on suspension of the
rules, presented a petition from
Honolulu, that Maunakea street be
extended to Kukui street, and $10,
000 be appropriated for the ex
penses of the work. Referred to
Public Lands Committee.
Rep. Castle presented thtcc peti
tions: from Wailuku, that an Eng
lish school bo established at Waichu,
which was referred to Committee on
Education ; from Hana, that a cer
tain lease made to P. Kauai be an
nulled and the land ho leased to the
people living on it, which was refer
red to Committee on Public Lands ;
from Honuattla, that Government
lands be sold to the people living
inside of them, that no Government
olllcer be eligible to election to the
Legislature, that the sale of opium
be not licensed, and that parents
who send a number of children to
school be exempt from tuition fees,
which was lefcired to Committee on
Rep. Lilikalani presented a leport
from the Committee on Commerce,
signed by himself and Rep. Baker,
on a petition from Puna presented
by Rep. Kekoa, asking an" appro
priation for a steamer to call at
ports in Puna once a month. They
think the petition a good one pro
vided the people of the Puna coast
supply enough freight for the
steamer, and recommend that the
petition be laid on the tablo for con
sideration with the Appropriation
Rep. Kaunamano moved the re
poit be accepted and laid on the
table till the majority of the com
mittee presented their report.
Rep. Knlua moved the report be
returned to its introducer, as that
was the practice established the
other da', which has not become
Rep. Keau gave reasons for only
a minority signing the report. One
member was interested in inter
island steamers, another was absent,
and a third did not attend commit
The report was tabled.
Rep. Castle presented the follow
ing report from the select committee
on the Chinese taxation bill :
Hon. J. S. Walkeii, President
Legislative Assembly Sm : The
select committee to which was re
ferred the bill entitled "An Act to
tax Chinese residents and Chinese
arriving in thisJKiugdomfor the sup
port and maintenance of indigent
and infirm Chinese, and the return
to their homes of such Chinese who
may be permanently disabled from
working, and Chinese vagrants,"
together with two petitions against
the same from several hundred Chi
nese, introduced respectively by
Messrs. Castle and Dole, respect
fully report as follows :
A public meeting was held, to
which all Chinese residents were in
vited. Many of them attended, and
freely expressed their opinions.
The unanimous sentiment among
them was in favor of the passage of
the bill. Mr. You Cua Hee, a Chi
nese Commissioner to inspect the
condition of the Chinese in this
Kingdom, came before the commit
tee, and in answer to a question put
to him, stated timt, although not
specially authoiized to speak on that
point, he felt no hesitation in saying
that the passage of this bill would
not bo regarded by the Chinese
Goverment as an unfriendly act.
Although we have no treaties witli
China, yet it is worth while( always
to maintain friendly relations with
that great Empire, and it is a fact
of importance that a gentleman of
Mr. You Cha Hee's standing should
make such a statement. The com
mittee regarded the entire absence
of any of the petitioners signing the
two petitions from this meeting as
lcmaikable, and such absence is not
explained, except on tho theory that
they are all secret society men, and
did not wish to appear and be ques
tioned thereon. Those who did pre
sent themselves wcro, with two or
tin eo exceptions, members of tho
Chinese Benevolent Society, which
association will have tho expenditure
of the funds realized from this pro
posed law. In somo respects the
bill may be said to be in their favor,
although they will be but trustees.
If the bill should become law it will
no doubt add from 810,000 to $20,
000 to the revenue of the country
each year, for undoubtedly a very
largo number of Chinese who now
escape taxation will bo reported to
the Assessors and Collectors by tho
agents of tho Chinese Benevolent
The bill makes provision for its
smooth working, and perhaps neodB
no change in that respect.
The two petitions referred to pray
the Assembly to reject this bill, or
to placo tho eatno tax on all tax
payers, claiming that this bill is
direct class legislation.
Tho bill imposes on all non-naturalized
Chinese residents a tax of one
dollar in addition to the annual five
dollars personal taxes; and a tax
of one dollar upon all Chinese on
nrrlvlng in the country in addition
to the two dollars hospital tax now
If the bill proposed to tax the
Chinese generally six dollars while
others arc taxed but five dollars for
general revenue purposes, it would
undoubtedly belong to the branch of
legislation complained of, and per
haps would then contravene the Con
stitution. In argument before tho
committee it was suggested that our
Constitution makes no special pro
vision against class legislation.
But) in tho opinion of the com
mittee, the proper interrelation of
both ai tides 13 and M of the Con
stitution foibids such legislation.
This bill, however, is not intended
to provide for general levcnue, it
has a special object, to wit, the col
lection of a fund for the care of
such Chinese as now arc, or arc like
ly to soon or in the futurc'to become
It has been suggested that the
matter really belongs to the "Police
power" of the Government. It
may be so viewed, and if such view
is corret there can be no doubt of
tho right of the Assembly to pass
this bill. The object to be attained
is considered extremely desirable,
and if tho bill is not unconstitu
tional the committee believe that it
ought to pass. As there seems to
be a doubt, possibly but very small
doubt, that the bill is perfectly con
stitutional, the benefit of such doubt
should be given to the bill, and thu
committee so recommend. The
petition will of course lie upon the
"W. R. Castle,
wai.tek M. Gibson,
J. T. Bakek.
If the above is not unconstitutional
I favor its passage, but I am in some
J. L. Kaulukou.
Rep. Dickey moved the report be
Rep. Thurston moved it be laid
on the table to be considered with
the bill, which carried.
Rep. Richardson presented a ic
port from the Engrossing Commit
tee, submitting the engrossed copy
of tiie bill to provide for certain ex
penditures till August 31st.
Rep. Nahalo read a first time an
act to amend sec. 2, chap. 43, laws
of 1882, reducing the poll tax from
$1 to 75 cents. On motion of Rep.
Aholo, the bill was read a second
time by title, and, on motion of
Rep. Kaunamano, was laid on the
table to be considered with the tax
Rep. Richardson moved a resolu
tion that the Chief Justice be re
quested to give his opinion on the
constitutionality of the bill to tax
Chinese residents, before the Assem
bly, takes action on the said bill.
Rep. Kalua presented a resolution
that the Minister of Finance be
authorized to pay owners of the
steamer Mokolii, the Wilder Steam
ship Company, the sum of $5,200,
as appropriated by the last Legisla
ture for regular services of that
steamer between Honolulu and poits
on Molokai and Lanai.
Rep. Kaulukou raised the point of
order that the resolution was not in
proper form, as it should ask that
the sura be inserted in the Appro
The President ruled the point
Rep. Kalua moved for leave to
amend his resolution.
Noble Wilder was aware that he
had no right to vote on this question,
but he had a right to make a state
ment. As stated, the last Legisla
ture voted a subsidy of 85,200 for a
steamer to run between Pukoo, Mo
lokai, Lahaina and Lanai. It was
brought up the first week in August,
1884. The sum asked was a small
one, and he stated that no steamer
could be got to run for any such
money. The Minister of Foreign
Affairs at that time, now the Minis
ter of Interior, seconded the motion
for an increase, spoke in favor of it
and voted for it. The Minister
crossed the house to where ho (Mr.
Wilder) was talking to Hon. J. Mott
Smith, and asked hira if ho had a
steamer he would put on and what
he would do. He then returned to
his seat and said what he would do,
that for 850 per trip ho would per
form tho service required. The sum
of 85,200 was passed almost unani
mously ho did not think tlioio was
a vote against it. He took the
steamer from the route where she
was making money, and put her on
that route, and the steamer had
made 83 trips from Pukoo to Laha
ina, 07 to Kalaupapa, 40 to Lanai
and 15 to Maalaea Bay. Before ho
left his seat, on tho occasion re
ferred to, ho nddrcssed a business
letter to tho Minister of Interior, to
take somo action toward making a
contract, so that ho should receive
his monoyj Ho received no satis
faction from him and was told lie
would have to see Mr. Gibson. Ho
called on Mr. Gibson, who received
him very courteously but told him
ho would have to see Mr. G ulick.
lie had sent in tho Company's bill
for 83 trips to Pukoo, amounting to
$4,150, but had not heard from it
yet, Tho steamer had continued
doing the service, If tho Govern-
men, wnnted tho steamer to do tho
service they would have to pay tho
subsidy for the next two years ; if
not, she would bo withdrawn. From
the tirao she was put on in August,
1884, she performed proper and
good service. Tho Company had
earned tho subsidy, and ho thought
that in justice to tho company this
house should vote it.
Rep. Kaulukou said ho voted for.
this subsidy last session, but they
had no, evidence now that there had
been any contract mode between tho
Government and the Wilder Steam
ship Company. There was an item
insetted in the bill for the service,
but it did not say that company wns
to do it. He moved the resolution
be rofcrrcd to a select committee.
Minister Gibson said his recollec
tion wns that the statement of the
lion. Noble, with regard to tho con
versation with himself, was correct,
lie distinctly lumombcrcd the reso
lution before the Assembly, his
interest in the subject, and his en
quiry of the lion. Noble it wns
merely an enquiry, as ho was not
the Minister to take charge of it.
Ho did not reuiotnbur the wording
of tho resolution, but it wa9 under
stood that it was a matter between
the Minister of tho Interior and tho
party undertaking tho contract.
Why thcio was not any contract
given ho could give no reason. As
to any conversation afterward ho did
not lcincmbcr to have had such, or
interfering in the action of the
Minister of Interior. Then nnd
now he felt an interest in the niat
toi. Ho rcmuiubcrcd many inci
dents in connection with the dangeis
of boating in the channel referred
to, nbout 22 persons within his
knowledge having lost their livrs
there. The speaker related several
instances of great peril and severe
hardship to people making the pas
sage in open boats, adding that
therefoio he had no teuton for
thwarting an arrangement for
putting the. steamer on the
route. The Minister of Intciior
was going to make an arrange
ment with tho owner of the
steamer "J. I. Dowsett," but
whether he entered into any sueh
arrangement ho could not say. This
matter should be adjusted on
grounds of equity, for he did not
think the hon. Noble could bring a
claim against the Government. He
had no doubt that the owners of the
"Mokolii" were entitled to com
pensation, therefore he agreed that
this was a matter for a committee,
and the proper one was the Commit
tee of Finance.
Rep. Thurston moved to amend
the amount named in the resolution
to $4,150, for 83 trips as stated by
the hon. Noble.
Rep. Pnehaole favored the pay
ment of the claim, the value of the
service being attested by tho fact
that no lives were lost last year.
Rep. Aholo admitted the valuable
nature of the service, but said that
had nothing to do with the question.
He thought the proper committee
would be the Judiciary, and moved
the lesolution be referred to that
Rep. Kaunamano thought the re
ference of the matter would be a
waste of time. They had all been
brought up that way that when they
said yes they meant it. Whatever
was more than yea or nay was of
evil. A great deal had been heard
lately about the good repute and
credit of this Government. They
should maintain the good leputation
of the Government by paying for
this service, which was a clear obli
gation. Rep. Keau said there had been no
contract, and as two steamers were
doing the servicc.it was a question
which should receive the subsidy,
the "Mokolii" or the "Dowsett."
Rep. Thurston, leferring to the
previous speaker's statement, said if
the "Jas. I. Dowsett" was now run
ning, it was in the basement story.
She had gone to the bottom of the
Rep. Kalua said this was a busi
ness matter. It was the "Mokolii"
that was mentioned when tho appro
priation was made. If the "Dow
sett" had a contract, why should
she have been sold. She should not
be taken into consideration at all.
Minister Dare made a few re
marks under the misapprehension
that tho resolution called for a sub
sidy for tho next two years, and was
set right by the Piesident.
The motion to refer to tho Judi
ciary Committee can ied.
Rep. Castle said the special order
of tho day for to-day was the tax
bill. Tho house was not altogether
ready for it and Mr. Dole was ab
sent. Ho moved that the house go
into committee of the whole on
the bill on Thursday of next week.
On motion of Rep. Richardson the
house took a recess from 12 to 1 :30
(Continued pn page 2.)
C. K. MILLER,
Goneral Business & Purchasing Aucn,
42 Mercian St., Hmioliilii.
My most faithful atten'ion will be
given for the
Purchase ot Merchandise
in Honolulu for the residents of tho
80 1 several Islands of this group, ly
H. E. MclNTYRE & BRO,,
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Groceries, Provisions and Feed,
EAST CORNER FORT AND KING STREETS.
New Goods received by ovcry Packet from tho Fnetun Stales and lEurope'
Fresh California Troduce by ovcry Steamer. All ordors faithfully attended to.
ami Good delivered to any port ot tho city free of c!i' . Island orders roll,
cited. Satisfact on guaranteed. Post Olhco Box M5. Te ophnuo No. 03. 1CS ly
P. O. Box 207.
LEWIS & CO., GROCERS,
111 ITort Street,
Importers & Dealers in Staple & Fanoy Groceries.
Now Goods conllnunlly on tho way. Just received ICogs Bauc.' Kraut, koga Hol
land Hen lugs, kegs Tiipc, kegs German Pickles, kegs JUsl Pjcl::.., kits
Salmuii Bellies, kits Mackerel, kegs Fomlly Pork, kegs Co '' ' '..cef. For
Breakfast- -White Oats, Uermca; Breakfast Gim nnd Slireded 2 Uizo. Also, a
fine lot of Now Zealand and Portland Pcuchblow Potatoes always on hand.
The very best of ISLAND BU1TER, plenty for evciybody.
280 Price low nnd Satisfaction CSnnrnntccd.
Received ex Australia, a Largo and Elegant Stock of Misses and Children's Sprint
Heel Shoes of all sizes. Also, a Splendid Stock of
m Cents' and Boys' Boots and Shoes.
(Formerly with Samuel Nott).
Importer" and Dealer- in
STOVES, CHANDELIERS, LAMPS,
CROCKERY, GLASSWARE, HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE
AGATE IRON AND TINWARE. '
Agent HalFs Safe and Lock Company.
Beaver Block, - - - Fort Street;
tS7 Stoie formerly occupied by S. NC.T1', opposite Sprcckcls & Co.'a Bank -B,
Corner of Fort & Merchant Streets,,
Has Just opened out a large and carefully selected stock of
Gent's Fine Furnishing Goods, .
Custom-Mado Clothing, and nats and Caps
. Ii all tie Latest styles ai Pattern.
tST Particular attention is called to an elegant lino of Gent's NeckwMr.
JOHN 10TT. 1. 8
Granite, Iron and Tin Ware !
Chandeliers, Lamps and Lanterns,
WATER PIPE and RUBBER HOSE,
House Keeping Goods,
PLUMBING, TIN, COPPER AND
A93 S&EET IRON WORK.
TO BUTCHERS, GEAZIERb
T. W. It AWIilXS,
Tho highest Cash valuo for auy nuan.
tlty of Tullow.
Honolulu Soup WoiIih, Lclco
Bell Telephono 20, P. O. Box 4.
41 M If m. J pMfVl
" - r uni ii
-f MAONEALE & URBAN No. 13 Safe
JL in good -order. Cost, 2 years ago,
now, $00 Sell for $180 cash. 1 Up
right "llordo" Piano in good order.
Cost, when now, $050. "Will sell for "-'
$250: guaranteed. Apply at once.
J. E. WISEMAN,
CS2w General Business Agent,'-