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BISHOP & Co., BANKERS
llonolulu, Hawaiian Islands
Draw Kxcluinjio on tho
I3anic ol CuUlbruIn, te4. IP.
And their agents In
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONU K0N0.
Messrs. N. M. llothi.t'liilil & Bon, London
Tho Commcrclnl Bank Co., of Sydney.
Tho Commercial Hank Co., of Sydney.
The Bank of Now Zealand: Auckland,
Clirlstchurcli, and Wellington,
Tho Bank of British Columbia, Vic
torla, B. 0., and Portland, Or.
Transact a General Banking Business,
Pledged to ncilhn Sect nor Pitity,
But established for the benefit of all.
SATURDAY, JULY 7, 1888.
MUST THE AUDITOR-GENERAL
The Minister of Finance and pre
sumably the Cabinet arc of opinion
l;,i that it would be wise to dispense
p,, with the Auditor-General. Consider-
-.jL hig that "Ministers arc so entirely
1,-jV under the control of and rcspdnsible
i $JV to the Legislature, as our Constitu-
. tion uow provides," they think it
.- would be "quite afe to leave to
f . i them the disposal of the public
moneys in accordance with the ap
propriations voted by the Legisla
ture." , Perhaps their view is the correct
one. No doubt, they have given full
and careful consideration to the mat
ter, and are therefore in the position
k, ' -, of gentlemen who have studied the
question. An opinion thus formed,
and coming, too, from so high a
source, is not to be treated lightly.
Uut as Ave live in an age and a
country vihen and where opinions
from any quarter arc liable ,lo be
queried, and as some of the present
ministers, uciorc reacning tnc ex
alted positions they now occupy, set
us the example, we hope to be par
doned for not immediately and un
questioningly swallowing, head and
tail, the view just now quoted.
The fact that there arc other
countries, with constitutional Gov
ernment and responsible Ministers,
which deem an Auditor-Gcneial,
with duties similar to those of the
Hawaiian Auditor-General, a neces
saiy oflicial, suggests si doubt as to
whether our Ministers may not be
mistaken. The little colony ol New
Zealand, for instance, has. an Audit
Act of which ours, so we arc told,
is a close imitation, almost a copy.
And if iii a country like New Zea
land, where the Ministers are the
chosen representatives of the people
and arc accountable to a legislature
which. is in session a portion of every
year, it is deemed vise to place over
the treasury an independent guard
ian, to be a check on Ministers in
the disposal of the public moneys,
and to see that those moneys arc
used only in accordance with the
appropriations voted by Parliament,
is a sjmilar guardianship an unwise
or an unnecessary arrangement lor
Hawaii? Perhaps it it. But really
we do not think so.
To be sure, New Zealand may
have made a great mistake, which
Hawaii is fully competent to rectify ;
or New Zealand ma3r be lagging be
hind, while Hawaii is in the van
guard of advancement. Although
admitting these as possibilities, it
should be remembered that such
men as Sir George Gray, Sir Dillon
Bell, Professor .Sale, and dozens of
- others like them men born with
brains, not with chunks of wood on
their shoulders, and trained in the
science of government from the
cradle have directed and shaped
the legislation of New Zealand.
Now, do our Ministers, whom we all
know and highly esteem as very ex
cellent men, and who have put tliem-
;tvj sjuivub on return as inipaiicui. or uic
Auditor-General's legal curb, im
press us as being particularly quali
fied to teach or correct the trained
and experienced statesmen of New
Zealand or tho statesmen of any
other country? Scarcely. In fact,
some of us would prefer the Audit
Act to the Ministers' "adverso opin
ion. That passage, just now, alluded
to, in the Finance Minister's report,
is very pretty. Here it is: "When
Ministers are so entirely under the
control of and responsible to the
Legislature, as our Constitution now
provides, it would seem to be quite
safe to leave to them the disposal of
the Public Moneys in accordance
with tho appropiiations voted by tho
Isn't that nice? "So entirely
under tho control," etc. Yes, while
(he Legislature is in session, but
how about Iho twenty odd months
from Iho close of one session to tho
beginning of another? Will they
render unswerving obedience to tho
expressed will of the Legislature
during the whole of that period?
"Would it not be "quite" as "safe"
to have the present Auditor-General,
who 1ms given proof (hat he has n
bone in his bad:, on hand. We
have seen Ministers before as sub
servient as dogs during a session of
the Legislature, but as impudent
and regardless of tho Appropriation
Act as a bank lobbcr as soon as the
prorogation speech had been do
lhered. Such tilings may liaff'pcn
again. Is it not wise to guard
against them? Let us not forget the
many-umcs-dcmonslratcd fact, that
a beggar on horse back, villi the
horse uut adift, is always liable to
ride helter-skelter to the devil.
It is si debatable question whether
the committee of management for
the Fourth of July, or any other
committee, managing for any similar
occasion, should piovide the public
with free food.
It was certainly generous on the
pait of the committee acting for the
Ameiican citizens on Wednesday
last, to makw provision for the
stomachic lcquircmenls of every
body, and then offer the entire com
munity a free feed. The same may
be said of the BritiMi people who
did a similar thing on the occasion
of Queen Victoria's Jubilee, a little
more than a year ago.
The last mentioned occasion is
still fresh in the memory of some of
us, who well remember how a crowd
of persons, neither British subjects
nor the descendants ol British sub
jects, rushed upon the supplies, at the
first opportunity, with the ravenous
ness of wolves, grabbed everything
they could lay hands upon, and in a
few minutes devastated the entire re
freshment stand. Later on, the
wasted fragments scattered over the
grounds were sufficient to feed a
regiment of soldiers.
At the Fourth of July celebration,
on Wednesday, the same class of
people, neither Americans nor their
most distant cousins, formed a bar
rier around the refreshment tables,
nearly a hard to break through as
Wellington's squares at the battle of
Waterloo, and bagged everything
that came within reach of their fin
gers. Modest and well behaved
people hail no chance of getting any
Now, is it the duty of the United
States, or the British Empire, or
any other nation whatsoever, thus to
provide on special national occasions
for people domiciled in this king
dom, who may deem it a judicious
act on their part to prepare them-"
selves for a fice feed'by a week's
voluntary starvation, and who may
consider it wise forethought to im
piove the oppoitunity by laying in
a stock of the necessaries of life
for the following year? We hardly
Would it not be as well to dis
pense with the "free feed" in future,
as the people for whom it is intended
get no benefit from it, and give per
mission to persons in that line of
business to sell refreshments on the
grounds ; so that peaceable people,
who have a natural aversion to fight
ing their way through a phalanx of
uncultured humanity, may have the
opportunity of satisfying, at their
own expense, appetites sharpened by
fresh air and exercise? This sug
gestion is rcspecllully submitted for
future consideration. '
Mn. EniTOit : In South Carolina,
and in most of the slates and terri
tories of tho United States, every
voter is allowed by law, to vote so
that no other person can know for
whom he votes, unless the voter
choobes to make it known; and
when a voter there does not desire
anybody else to know how, or for
whom he votes, he may, and gene
rally does, write the name of the
pci son for whom he intends to vote
on a small piece of paper and puts
it in his pocket before he leaves
home, and before ho gels to the
polls, he folds it up, or twists it up
so that no name can lie seen, and
then puts it into the ballot box and
no questions mo allowed to be
asked, and the ballot so deposited
remains in the ballot box and at the
close of Iho polls, tho box is sealed
up and kept sealed by the managers
ol the election, until the counting of
the votes, and upon tho counting,
tho paper is unfolded, and if moro
than one name, or more names than
aro to be elected, are found in the
paper so folded or twisted, all the
names are rejected, and if but one
name is in tho paper, that ono is
counted, no matter whether it is fic
titious, or the nnmo of u person
who is a candidate or not ; and tins
modus operandi is most simple,
and leaves no opportunity or tempt
ation for bribery, or corruption in
tho election, M. Thomi'So.n.
Auction Sales by James F: Morgan.
On TUESDAY, July lOtli, '88,
AT 10 O'CliOUK A. .11.,
At the residence of Mi. E. II. Burrcll,
corner of Kukui niul Fort streets,
Wngntr l'lcmleu, I will soil
at Public Auction.
His Entire Housoh'd Furniture,
1 New Upholstered Bed Lounge,
Wicker Hockeis, Largo Center Hiie.
B. W. Mnrlile-ton Tablo
Oil l'lilnthiL's, Painted Plncqucs,
Lice Curtains, Portieres &Coiulcc
i Antique Oak Bedroom Set 1
Woven Wire Mnttrass,
Hair Mattras. Feather Plllnws,
1 Grover it Baker Sewing Machine,
One Fiiitm Beilroti Hot !
11. W. Extension Bluing Table,
B. W. Cane Seat Chairs.
CROCKERY and GLASSWARE,
1 New ltival liaugo,
Meat Safe, &c, &c.
JAS. F. MORGAN,
SO at Auctioneer.
. Sale of 'Vessels
By nr if of V. V. Allen mid .1. 1. Dow.
sell, At-sipico (if the Bntikrupl
E'-tnte of tho I Vic i lie Kul.
gill mi Co.. 1 will tell nt
On SATURDAY, July 14tli, 88,
at js o'clock xoox,
At my Silpcroom, Queen street, the fol.
lowing tb Fcribcil w-scls:
The strrsif Surprise,
11M 02-100 ton--, with Machinery
in Rood onlci.
10!) 10 I ii loi s TIii vessel can lie
got ic.irij lor-e.i.u a hinill
The schr CANUTE, 108 90-100 tons,
" YAIMALU, 65 09-100 tons,
" 1YAILEIE, 45 78-100 tons,
" WAI0LI,- 40 00-100 tons,
" WAIEHU, GO 37-95 tons,
Tern Kc Au Hon, 06 10-96 tons
L'ar'h vi'el litis complete tct of Sails,
Anchor-, Cliaii s 1 1 o.ii, &c, Ac
The aboi Vc-sels Me well known in
the tjoa-tiii ti.iilc, anil ollei a desirable
chance lo buycis.
ZSi'Vor fuitlier particulars apply to
the Assignee?, or to
JAS. F. MORGAN,
81 Id Auctioneer.
TF YOU WANT A SERVANT,
Hiivcrli'.c in the Daii v IJni.i.fcTlM.
npVO line Milch Cowf.
.1 Price $1S0 ench. Kn
fiuiic nt Orubbe's Hay &
LJiuin i-'loie, King street.
H. G. CRABBE,
DEALER INMY and GRAIN,
81 King Street, opposite the Old Blation
JYIuttml Ifeleplione No.
I WISH that tho gcntleninn thntbor
rowed my rillu at I he II J. A.
linage, in the "Citien Shooting Match"
would return it us ho piomitcd. ,
on .1 ul v llh, nt the Ar.
Pin. U i.ur can linve
Mime 1V giMng tUri ilpuoii and paying
cont. Apply at this olllce. 80 !lt
Mil. Tlionfiis Soicuson will net for
mo In nil Inihintts matter under a
full power of attorney under dato of
CALKU II. 1JA151HTT.
Honolulu, June i, 1888. 85 lw
Per '(J. D. Urymit' and 'Discovery' a
largo quantity of
"Which wo oiler at Low Prices at our
bloio on Queen ritrcct, hulld-
ing lately occupied hy
the P. N. Co.
J01 1 COLBUI & CO.
EGISUUUI1E OF 1080. "'Iho Daily
and Weekly llullutlii" uontulna the
only correct nnd rcllahlo reports of tho
proceedings of tho present Legislature.
New Goods ! Lowest Prices !
hi CCiaSJlK TO
Ui-cwer Bloclv. 100 i'ort Fil.
The Largest Stock and the Lowest Prices in the Kingdom,
San Francisco Prices The
Kept on hand and delivered to any part on
arrival of the steamer.
est Line of Paper
Farecy Goods, 1 cys,
Artistic StatJorsery, Art Goods,
And ARTISTS' MATERIALS !
StSr'Call and inspect our Stock and learn our price,
AYe wish you to call whether
"W. H. GrRAENHALGII, 106
BStore open every evening after July 1st, till 8 :30
o'clock. Saturdays till 0 p. m. 83 lw
T. U. T1IKU.1I.
ncni' Hotel, Honolulu.
News Department. All the
end Novels in
you wish to purchase or not.
Fort St., Honolulu, H. I.
RlnS up th LuclicH & dtanilcmcii ol ESonolnln!
JUiik up thu Ey At OJirln!!
llhij up thu Btnbii-M!!!
UhiK up Everybody all over iituvnii Mi'i!!!!
lew Candy Factory & Elepat Candy Store
On JJ.ot.ol StreiM, IfoAv JUrowor Bloelc.
Where they will liiiinufncliiro niul sell the FINEST and CHOICE
Fresli Gaudies made every day.
An Elegant Assoilmcnt of FANCY CANDY & 1JON-130N,
BOXES & NOVELTIES iilway8 on Jiand,
Ice Cream Soda & Iced Brinks
Of all l;imli tcivcd from tho most unique soda fountain in the city.
ggyCamlios cniofully pneked for
llingl Ilingll Keep on
On Saturday Evening, July 7th,
A Dramatic Entertainment will bo gien
by OHlners of H. M. S. Comomnt
aud Lndlcs of Honolulu, in
aid of the
Britisli BnuTBlnt Sociely,
Under pntronaco of His JInjesty
To commenco with a Comcdiettn,
Which will bo followed by J. M.
Moi ton's Farce,
" Aunt Clmrlotte's Maid
The programme will be preceded
by tho Modern Tableau,
Ami concliulo with tho Classical
Tuulcau (by request),
The Vestal Virgins"
Presented by Araiitsuib of Honolulu.
Doors Open 7 :30 -atar Commenco at 8. 1
Tickets at A. 31. IIowcU'e.
opens Friday, at 11 a. m
aHK interest of Mr. Jl. Mncfarlano,
- In the llrm of U. W. Macfailano &
Co., censes from this date.
G. W. M AGFA BLANK & CO.
Honolulu, Junu 18, 188B. 64 lw
YAK'S BOAT BUILDING
SHOP. Hear of Luea .Mill.
HE PEOPLES PAPER-Tho
Dally Bulletin 60 cts per month
u u u y u u vr t d
t-liipment to the other Tblnnds.
Hinging and call nt
ASIAN and wife wants a situation
in ;i private family. The man to
do yard work and the woman to nurss.
Apply to "IJaiberKhoj),"88Kluc;stieot.
MUSIC furnished for balls, pintles
and serenades by Palmer's String
Hand. Orders loft at C. E. Williams?
or ring up Mutual Telephone 830. 74 tf
MB. Geo. W. Burgess has full power
of attorney for Mr. N. F. Bur
fjess, during the hitter's absence from
the kingdom. S3 lw
rnilE premifei known as
Bingcr's Bakery, include
bakery, store, 4 cottaces..
etc., for a term of years on easy terms
to a good tenant. Apply to Mr. C
Brown, or T. AV. Hawlins, attholla.
wailun Snap Works. 84 tf
NOTICE of REMOVAL.
TOI1N McLANE has uemoved his
tf BlacUtmithing Establishment to
Fort stieet, opposite Hopper's Mill,
wlieio ho will bo glad to Bee his old
frlouds and new ones. 78 Ira
Has moved from the corner of Richard
aud Queen streets to
No. 216 King Street.
(Formerly Butleit,' Place),
Whero the Bakeiy will bo curried on as
8 heretofore. Um)
IF YOU FIND ANYTHING,
-t advertise it In the Daily Bulletin-
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