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IjLjjsMi-.. . efficient as
Sealed tenders will bo received at
the oflice of the Koad Supervisor till
12 o'clock noon, on WEDNESDAY,
September 6, 1888, for furnishing the
Government Stnbles with Hay,
Oats, Whole Barlcj, Rolled Barley
and Bran for six months from Sep
tember 1, 1888. Bids to bo made
by the- ton.
The Bond Supervisor does not bind
himself to accept the lowest or any
bid. II. V. HUBBARD,
Bond Supervisor nf Honolulu,
Offick AVati:k AVoiiks,
Honolulu, II. I., July 27, 1SS8
Holders of water privileges or
tlioso paying water rates aie hereby
notified that the hours for using
water for irrigating purposes are
from 0 to 8 o'clock a. m., and from
1 to C o'clock r. m.
CI IAS. B. WI I.SOX,
Superintendent Water Works.
Approved: L. A. Thuhston',
Minister of lnteiior.
BISHOP & Co., BANKERS
Hon- i i a, Hawaiian tali'. mis.
.'Civ Exchange on i lie
JBiviili o CJ:vUi"oi-nisi, S-5. IT.
- And their agents iu
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Messrs. N. V. Rothschild & Si. n, London
The Coniiiiurcial Bank do., of Sydney,
The Commercial Bank Co., of Sydney,
The Bank of New Zealand : Auckland,
Christchurch, and Wellington,
The Bank of British Columbia, Vic
toria, B. C, and Portland, Or.
Transact a General Banking Business.
Pledged to neither Sect nor Party,
But established for the benefit of all.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 1, 18SS.
Honolulu has not yet become so
crowded that private residences are
compelled to forego back or front
yards, and there is no immediate
prospect of this undesirable condi
tion ahead, at least ,so far as the
white foreign population is concern
ed. Almost every private residence
is in an enclosuu containing more or
less spare land. It is mostly used
for tree planting principally shade
and ornamental trees. That is good.
But a good thing may be carried to
an extreme, which extreme appears
to have been reached in parts of
Honolulu. The sun's rays and the
pure air of heaven are perhaps de
barred from the fulfilment ot their
beneficent mission, in many cases,
by too abundant foliage.
There is one thing, quite familiar
in the suburbs and sparsely popu
lated portions of many cities, which
is entirely wanting here, if we ex
cept the Portuguese quarters ; that
is, kitchen garden,. Along the
slopes of Punchbowl, where the
Portuguese residents are mainly
located, nearly every cottage has a
vegetable garden contiguous. These
people raise their own vegetables,
and such fruits as tomatoes, mel
ons, etc. In many cases they have
more than they require for their
own use, and sell them to others.
Every inch of their litllo plots is
made productive. Other foreigners
resident in Honolulu aro not given
to making the same use of their lots.
They plant trees, and seem to think
that that is the best or only use to
make of their spare land. AVliut
looks better in a back plot than a
nicely kept little vegetable garden?
And what is more profitable? It is
said that we arc entirely dependent
on the Chinaman for our vegetables ;
and so we are. But we need not be.
A large proportion of our people,
who aro not among tho wealthy
mechanics and others might ren
der thembelves independent of the
Mongolian in this regard, and re
duce the cost of their own living.
The inefficiency of our police
force lias often excited unfavorable
comment. But has it always been
just and fair? Wc doubt if a truth
ful denial can be given to tho as
sertion, that our polico are just as
can bo rcnsouuuiy ex
tho money expended.
MMUMT-niM MfciMifciMM.fiw t n AiiyM CUt ff-1 Hr1VTVlttr'f-am
This is not saying that the police
are up to a high standard, or Hint
they entirely fulfil the duties 10
qttiml of theni. Wo have no de
sires to screen any ilolinquindcs on
their part, or to apologize for their
short-comings ; but wo do say that
considering the fewness of their
number, their long hours of service,
and their small pay the public
are remarkably well served.
But the police force is totally in
adequate for our icqulreiuents,
other than in the quietest tune and
with the people in the most orderly
humor. Any little emergency might
arise any day, for which the force
would be quite inadequate. You
cannot expect one man to do the
woik of two, or any man to woik
night and day, or to work energe
tically for half pay. The force is
really not up to the standard which
the intelligent of the community
consider the proper one, and tho
service is weak and insufficient. But
whose fault is it? Where does the
blame lie? Largely and perhaps
mainly with the Cabinet and the
Legislature, because of insufficient
appropriation. Neither the Mar
shal, nor the Deputy Marshal, nor
anybody else, whoever he may bo
or whatever his capabilities, can
make nn efficient police force with
out money. If the Legislature
votes all that is asked for, it can do
no more; but if the Ministers fail
to ask enough, they neglect their
In our opinion, it would be well
for the community if some of the
money voted for pet schemes were
taken therefrom, and devoted to
improving the police force. Ade
quate protection for life and proper
ty, under all circumstances, is the
first demand of law-abiding citizens,
and money sufficient therefor
should be the first provision of the
Government. Don't cut down and
stint this important item for the
sake of poi houses, private electric
lights, etc. Neglect of this advice
may be regretted too late.
Editou Bulletin : It is all very
fine for gentlemen drawing their
$."),l)00 a vear from the pockets of
the people, to stand up in Legisla
tive Halls and declare that the burn
ing of rubbish is an intolerable nui
sance in some parts of this city
"and propose" some other way of
disposing of it than by imposing it
on one's neighbors in the lorm of
smoke." (1 copy from Legislature
reports in the "P. C. A.")
Doubtless the gentlemen feel
quite able and willing at the present
moment to order a rubbish cart to
their doors every morning, but there
is a large number in Honolulu not so
situated nor inclined.
While discussing this subject the
fact should bo borne in mind that
there is not another city of a like
number of inhabitants on the face of
the earth, with so large an amount
of foliage as Honolulu all the
growth of a few years.
Probably also there is not another
city with the same number of in
habitants occupying premises not
their owiit I happened to occupy
premises having a great number of
large trees whose leaves arc falling
daily all the 3'ear round ; my land
lord is unwilling to have them cut
down and, of course, is not disposed
to cart away the leaves and I
cannot afford to keep the yard clean
in that way. To think of moving is
lolly for me, as I know of no desir
able premises, situated similarly to
I am willing to rake ui) the leaves
daily and burn them in a hole in the
back yaid, as I have hitherto done,
and where the fire can do no possi
ble harm ; as for the smoke, Heaven
knows and most of our citizens can
attest that it is needed, badly
enough, with a good sprinkling of
brimstone to counteract the odors
and ellluvia emanating from tho
cesspools and vaults ordered by a
former Minister .of the Interior.
Burning leaves is a good disinfec
tant, and had wc daily a good fire
in every back yard in town, there
would be less sickness, less doctor's
bills and less funerals. Such at
least is the opinion of a
81st Day September 3rd.
The House opened at 10 a. in.
President W. R. Castle in the chair.
Boll called and absentees noted.
Noble Dole presented a report
from the committee on u petition re
lating to the care .of infirm and indi
gent persons of foreign biith and
descent, recommending tho passago
of a bill embodied in the report au
thorizing the Minister of Interior
with the consent of tho Cabinet to
convey n lot of land for tho purpose
of erecting suitable rooms.
The report was accepted and laid
on the tablo to be considered with
OlIDEK or THE HAY.
Third rending of bill No, 105
amend ccction 21 of an Act to con
solidate and amend the law relating
to internal taxes. Passed.
Third reading of n bill to encour
age the cultivation and encourage
ment of ramie. Passed.
The bill relating to the conveying
ot a piece of land to erect buildings
for the care of infirm and indigent
persons as presented by the special
committee was lend a first time by
Noble Dole. Tho bill on suspension
of the rules was ordered not to bo
Consideration of the Appropria
tion Bill in committee of the whole,
Kep. C. Brown in the Chair.
Circuit Judge of Maui, S-1,000;
His traveling expenees, $000;
Minister Ashford was moving sev
eral items bo inserted in the bill for
the pay of tax assessors and collec
tors, when a motion wa9 made that
the committee rise, report progress
and ask leave to sit again.
The motion carried and the House
resumed tho order of the day.
THE COITEE HILL AND VETO.
Consideration of the Coffee bill
with the King's veto message.
President Castle put the following
question: Shall this bill become a
law notwithstanding the veto by the
Noble Smith asked the Cabinet
what advice they had given His
Majesty in the matter.
Minister Thurston said that dur
ing the illness of Minister Austin he
had presented bills to His Majesty
for signature, among them being the
Coffee bill. He discussed the bill
with His Majesty for fifteen minutes
or more. He -told the King of the
probable reduction in price of sugar,
and that it was necessary to encour
age other industries. His Majesty
agreed with all that was said and
gave no information of an intention
to veto the bill. He was distinctly
advised to sign the bill by me on
behalf of the Cabinet. Tliis was at
11:30 a. m. At 2:30 p. m. the
veto message was received in the
House. It was against the advice
of the Cabinet.
Rep. C. Brown said that this mat
ter had been thoroughly discussed.
It was a question of policy on the
encouragement of new enterprises.
Ho moved that the bill become a
law notwithstanding the veto.
Noble Wideniann said this bill
was a pet scheme of the Minister of
Interior's, and he had induced ' the
other members of the Cabinet to
join him in passing it. The bill
passed the House by a bare majo
rity. If anyone would vote for this
bill with the idea that the veto
rhould be subject to advice of the
Cabinet, they would stultify them
selves, lie was not going to stul
Kep. Nakaleka said tho cultiva
tion of coffee was not a new thing
here. It was something that dated
back many years. Here was a case
of a stranger coming to the islands
and making a report on cinchona
and coffee. It was reported he had
been very successful in other coun
tries. If so, why did he not stay
there. It looks as if the bill was
for the benefit of one man. He
moved it be laid on the table.
Noble Smith said it was safe to
say that this was the most impor
tant matter so far brought up at
this session. The provisions of the
coffee bill are insignificant compar
ed with the issues involved. Every
member of the House has to record
himself to-day, and it will go before
the people whom they represent.
Are we going to have the bill
thwarted by one man? This is the
fourth veto by the King. Anyone
who will vote to sustain the veto
strikes a direct, blow at and stabs
constitutional government in this
Noble Widcmann said that the
last speaker had failed to reach him
in his argument. The Constitution
ghcs the King the right to veto and
lie could not see why he should not
use it. One tyrant was better than
Kep. Kamauoha had been in favor
of the bill from the first. It was a
very proper bill and ho thought the
King had been ill-advised in the ex
ercise of the veto.
Kep. Paehaole had been opposed
opposed to the bill and saw no rea
son to change his mind.
Noble Kobinson wished to say a
few wordB in explanation of his vote.
He was one of the minority in oppo
sition to the coffee bill, not against
its interest for encouragement of
tho industry but to the method. To
day ho was with the majority on
this question of the veto. He did
not think it right to throw tho bill
into the waste basket. lie was not
prepared to sustain the King's veto
for the reasons which he returned
with tho bill. Those reasons had
been thoroughly considered and dis
cussed by the House. He had con
fidence in the Ministry to carry out
tho intent of this law without favor
or impartiality. Therefore on the
question of whether this bill shall
become law ho was prepared to say
Kep. Nakaleka said that if this
company started coffee-growing in
Kona it would crowd out the natives.
A voto was then taken on the mo
tion, "Shall this bill become a law
notwithstanding tho veto by the
King." Ayes 111, Noes 11.
As it required 512 votes tho veto
A motion to lay tho bill on tho
tablo was lost.
Kep. Dowsett jr. offered a resolu
tion that tho Ilouso do how adjourn
in i ! aii:ci rfmaanapmrf mra
until Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock
out of respect to the fiftieth birth
day celebration of H. 11. II. Princess
The House then adjourned until
10 a. m. Tuesday.
82r Day September oth.
The House opened at 10 n. m.
President W. K. Castle in tho
chair. Koll called and absentees
KEl'OUTS OF COMMITTEES.
Kep. Nakaleka presented a mino
rity report from the Committee on
rublic Lands on a petition relating
to sale of stalls m market. Tho
committee recommend the prayer of
the petition be granted.
The report along with the majo
rity report and petition were laid on
OltUEU or THE DAY.
Third reading of an Act to spct
cially license the retailing of mnl
liquors manufactured uhder tho Att
entitled "An Act to license the
brewing of malt liquors in the dis
trict of Honolulu." Passed.
Third reading of an Act to autho
rize and promote the construction of
steam railroads on the island of
Third reading of an Act to amend
and consolidate the election laws of
On motion of Kep. Kamauoha the
bill was read section by section al
ternately in English and Hawaiian.
At nooon a recess of one hour was
The House rc-asscmblcd at one
o'clock, and resumed the reading of
the election bill with its 10G sec
tions. HIGH VS. LOW WAGES.
The relative indifference of high
day wages when brought sido by
side with such astonishing results is
more apparent yet when we deal
with industries where automatic
machinery is employed almost ex
clusively, screw making, nail mak
ing,, pin making, etc. In the latter
industry the coil of brass wire is put
in its proper place, the end fastened,
and the almost human piece of me
chanism with its iron fingers does
Ahc rest of the work.
One machine makes ISO pins a
minute, cutting the wire, flattening
the heads, sharpening the points,
and dropping the pin in its proper
place. One hundred and eight thou
sand pins a day is the output of one
machine. A factory visited by me
employed seventy machines. These
had a combined output per day of
7,500,000 pins, or 300 pins to a pa
per, 25.000 papers cf pins; allow
ing for stoppages and necessary
time for repairs, ,&ay 20.000 papers.
These machines are tended by
three men. A machinist with a boy
helper attends to the repairing. It
will not materially influence the
price' of pins whether the combined
earnings of these five men be 87.50
or $10 per diem. The difference
would amount to one-eighth of a
cent on a paper of pins. The likeli
hood is that when cheaper help is
employed a greater number of hands
would be employed for the same
output. f American Exporter.
A SITUATION as Nicht Watclimiin.
Apply at tlilB office. 37 3t
TIII3 annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Mutual Telephone
Company will lie held at the Company's
building, on WEDNESDAY, Septem
ber Gtli, at 10 o'clock A. it.
C. O. BEKGER,
31 td Secretary.
A QUARTERLY meeting of the Board
of Trustees of the Queen's Hos
pi till will be held at the room of the
Chamber of Commerce, on FRIDAY
NEXT, the 7th instant, at 11 x. m.
Per order. F. A. SCIIAEFER,
37 3t Becretftiy.
MRS. Gascoyne has closed her piano
of busiuess for three month,
being absent from the Kingdom. Will
reopen tho same in December next.
MY nfllco will be closed from Scptem
her 22nd to October 27th, during
my absence from tho Kingdom. .
M. E. GROSSMAN,
an tf Dentist, US Hotel st.
NEITHER tho Captain nor Agenta of
thu Bark "O. It. Bishop" will be
responsible for debts eontrnclcd by the
crew. II. IIACKFELD & CO.,
5 .It Agents.
To Ilouso Owners.
tm a. KT ANTED to rent
jflfSi VV tago of 5 or II)
ESSSaS on high ground. Uppe
high ground. Upper part
of Nuuouu "Valley preferred, 1. O. Box
100. 37 2t
Cotlago To Lot.
CONTAINING parlor, four
kitchen, pantry, bathroom,
large veranda-room and out-houecs, with
nice gutdcti, luwn, shade trees and
acre of hind in good location. Rent $25
per month and water tax.
HAWAIIAN BUSINESS AGENCY,
87 lit Cor. Foit & Merchant streets.
DAILY BULLETIN has tho
jl largest circulation of any paper
nnnieu in mis mueuom
CO cents per
St, Louis5 College. ,
Boarding & Day School for Boys
Tho eourso of instruction embraces
all tho branches of a good Christian and
Ltiliu, Greek, French mill German ate
optional studies. TliL'ie ate no extra
I'harge for theo branched.
For ail miss ton, certificates of good
moral character mid of health aro re
quired of every pupil.
For Day Scholars, GOc, 7Gc, $1, $1.C0
Children whose parents aro in clr.
cuuistanccs which preclude tho ability
to pay the full foe will he admitted nl
t educed r.itcs, anil whcie it can he
shown that they aie not hi a position to
pay al all, no chnrgo will be made.
The Hoarding Department consists of
two distinct olas-es of pupils.
Board ami Tuition, 1st Class, $130 per
Board and Tuition, 2nd Class, $70 per
Music on Violiu, Piano, Flute and
Clarionet, $5 per month.
Vocal Music and Drawing free of
Laundry Expenses, 3 per month.
Mc.dc.U Attendance forms extia
chnrgr. Also, rcralrs of all kt.iils.
Books una Stationery (it curt cm rates.
Payments must lie made quarterly
(ever. 'i months) and in advance.
Ever, iioaulur must' Lc piovldcd with
Bed-clothes, a Matt less, 2 Night Gowns,
bcveul hilit of Clothing for Sundays
and week ilaj s, i! fahirts, 0 Pocket Hand.
Kerchiefs, 3 Pairs of Stockings, Collars
and Tie, 3 Pairs of Shoes, and articles
foi toilet. The College Uniform is
obligatory for Boarders.
The llojrders that have given satis,
taction by their uood conduct and an
plication to studies may spend the first
Saturday of ecry month with their
patents or guaulians if called for by
A quarterly report of the health, con
duct and improvement of eviry Boarder
will he sent to his parents or guardians.
The session commences this yar on
Monday, September 17, 1888.
ESFor further particulars apply to
37 tf KEY. FATHER LEONOR.
o2J x 43
DUKING my ahsence from the King
dom Mr. Tong Man Choong will
net for me in all business matters under
a full power of attorney.
' WANG HOW. -Honolulu,
August 7, 1888.
32 lwd 01 3tw
CUSTOMERS having our Soda Water
or Lemonade Bottles (empty) on
hand will greatly oblige bynotitying
us by telephone or otherwise, and they
will at once bo sent far. Bullies retained
longer than one month will he charged
for. Telephones: Bell, 172; Mutual, 8b0.
J. E. BROWN & CO.,
Proprietors, Tahiti Lemonade Works.
AS I intend leaving the Kingdom for
several months per steamer Zea
landia, tho 2Srd of Scptemher, I hereby
request that nil bills due mo be paid
before the 12th of next month, otherwise
they will be placed in the hands of a
collector without further notice.
MRS. A. M. MELLIS,
17 Emma street.
Honolulu, Auctist 28, 1888. U2 lw
AT the adjourned nnnual meeting of
the shiuchoUlcrB of the Olowalu
Company held on August 20th, the fob
lowing gentlemen weie duly elected to
servo us oillccrs for the ensuing year,
W. G. Irwin President,
D. It. Vida Vice-President,
V. M. GiilVtrd Treasurer,
O. O, Berger...Seeretarv & Auditor.
O. O. BERGER,
Honolulu, August 29, 18S8. 32 lw
17LEGANT Upright Piano, lias
JLLi in uso only a few mouths.
llnlshcd, lult-bl improvements and bril
liant tone, Boston, Mass., make. Apply
at this OUlcc. 34 lw
THE Boat saved from tho
wreck of the "Dunnot.
tucastlc," and Bold at auction
to theKing, has liccn ictitted,
coppered and deck.over by Mr. Rolland,
and is for sale cheap for cash by
E. R. RYAN,
31 2w Boat Builder.
nPHE WEEKLY BULLETIN
X 28 columns, purely local mutter
Mailed t'j foreign countries, $5 per
Jul, liiisoilt, Linen, CaiiMiiiel ml Flannelette.
Something New and Su.tablc for this Ulimato.g(CS
On Account of Removal
GENUINE CLEARANCE SALE.
Sets, Ladies' Work Baskets,
In Plush it Leather; Risque, Glass it Parian
Marine Glasses, Telescopes,
IMEnsie Boxes, Toy, JESooLrss, -AHHims
And other things too numeious to mention. All the above
Goods will be offered at tho
LOWEST PRICES EVER QUOTED IN THE KINGDOM.
$SP""Tho above Goods aro New,
been imported ex lccent arrivals and
OJPEJP EJVEJIIIGi-S 2g$
o W. H
!. lTji-L gtrccl, Honolulu.
ITOISU- STKE1CT, UOISOJOTXLTT.
BARGAINS-! Ne Line of tsST BARGAINS -a
Lamps, Chandeliers & Lanterns,
At Lowir Prices than ever
NovellicK smd Finicy Goods, In JOsii-ije "Varies ty.
While Bros' Cement (lull weight).
At lowest mail; 1 1 rale.
W. MACFARLANE & CO.
VNE line Milch
J price, $123
at the Bulletin
0 1 8td oaw
FOR SALE or LET
THE House and Lot on
Rcrctania street next to
Mr. John Eua's on the west;
large lot runs from Bcretanin to Young
street. House contains parlor, dining
room, three large bedroom", kitchen
bath-room and out-houses Inquire of
01 tf W. C. WILDER.
BRICK STORE on Nuuanu
street, lUtetl with shelv.
ing, counters, etc., next to
Nowlcin's corner. Rent very moderate.
Apply to J. E. BROWN & CO.,
25 tf 28 Merchant street.
A HOUSE on School street
near the wooden bridge,
containing live iooiiib, besides
billiard-room, bathroom, kitchen and
pantry. Also cauiuge house and stables
for two horses. Apply to
E. W. JORDAN,
At Waterhouf o's Fort-slrect Store.
A FAMILY of thrco adults,
tourists; wishes to rent
a Cottage of about six rooms,
completely furnished for about two
monihB, Good rare will bo taken of
tho furniture and prompt payment of
rent made. Apply at
HAWAIIAN BUSINESS AGENCY",
33 lw Cor. Fort ifc Merchant streets.
npHE Beautiful Suburban
X Residence, formerly oc
cupied by N. F. Burgess, is
otrcred for sale. Lot 100x168, For furr
thcr particulars apply to
G. V. BURGESS,
20 Sw At Benson, Smith & Co,
-Cement I : comigaied
28 - 88 lm
"Ware, Opera it
Fresh and of the Latest Design, having
were selected expressly for tho trade.
k GEE IEECHA1ISE
Best brands, lu II, 7, 8 and 0 ft. lengths.
In (pntniitiun to stdt at lowest market
G. W. MACFARLANE & CO.
Received ox 8. S. Australia a full
HAY'S HOP ALE.
O" jaSrX"J SlONIA.La :
Hny'N Aerated Hop Ale (Non
Intoxicating) William Hay, Hull.
"This is an excellent Non-Alcoholle
Beverage, which piobibly approaches
as near to Beer as is possible, withotu,
the presence of alcohol. Our analysis
showed the presence of the bitter prin
ciple of tho Hop in pel feet solution."
"It is a nearer approach to Bass's or
Allsopp's Ale than any non-intoxicants
preceding it. Has the Hop Taste of
Hitter Beer, and is a pleasant appetising,
drink." Eastern Morning News.
"Mr. Hay's experiments on Hops have
resulted iu tho production of a beautiful
essence, which deserves to rank os quite
a plnimaccutical triumph. It mixes
perfectly with wator, and has a line Hop
Aroma. Bloy Ale mado from this
essence hns, with ilio Hop Flavor, all
the blight nppearanco of Champagne.
It fioths remarkably, is u very agreeable
drink, and suitable either lor summer
or winter." The Chemist & Druggist.
"A beautiful essence, has a fine Hop
Aroma, and is quite a pharmaceutical
triumph "The Chemist & Diugglst.
"JIay'H Hop Ale. This is an ex.
cclleut non-alcoholic beverage." Tho
"Has tho Hop Tasto of Bitter Beer,
uud is a nearer approach to Bass or
Allsopp's Ale than any nou-intoxicants
preceding it." Eastern Morning News.
J. E.BROWN & GO.,
28J 28 Merchant Street. 2w
piIAT Property on Fort
X strict known as the
".Gymnasium Premises" are
ojl'ered for solo on reasonable
terms. Apply to
G. W. BURGESS,
At Benson, Smith & Co.