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Dciiii'(nieni til KMiicntioii.
Tenders for fin nibbing the mntc
rial ami building a School House,
according lo Bpccillcntious (o bo scon
at the ollioo of tlio lloaid of Educa
tion, in Wninien, Island of Kauai,
will be received at the oflico up to 12
o'clock noon of the 251 th instant.
The Board does not bind itself to
accept the lowest or any bid.
G. 11. bishop,
President Board' of Education.
Honolulu, Oct. 22, 1888. 78 lw
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BISHOP & Co., BANKERS
Honolulu. Hawaiian Islands.
Draw Exchange on tho
Bank ol Culliornia, H. IT.
And their agents in
' NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONll.
Messrs. N. II. Rothschild & Son, London
The Commercial Bank Co., of Sydney,
The Commercial Bank Co., of Sydney,
The Bank of Now Zealand: Auckland,
, ChriatcUurch, and Wellington,
The Bank of Biltiah Columbia, Vic
toriu, B C, and Poitbnd, Or
TranBbei .. uinotcil iaiiklni; Uuslntue.
IC II XH
Pledged to neither Sect nor Party,
But established for the benefit of all.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 1888.
THE PLANTERS' LABOR AND
The Planleis' Labor and Supply
Company will hold their annual
meeting at Honolulu on Monday
next, the 29th instant, and the city
will probably have the presence of
many planters fiom the other is
lands. This being the season when
most of the mills are idle, it is the
most convenient for those gentlemen
absenting themselves from their
plantations. It is to be hoped that
the meeting will be a large one, and
will have the effect of infusing new
vigor into the association.
The planting industry is, and will
be, the stay of the country: upon it
nine-tenths of the white population
directly or indirectly subsist. Many
industiies which do not now exist
on the islands are, no doubt, possi
ble and desirable, and will, let us
hope, in time be established and be
come profitable; but still theie is no
probability of their being other than
subsidiary to sugar for a long period
to come, if ever. Hence the promi
nence of the bugar planter in our
island community, and the import
ance attaching to the planters' annu
al meeting at the capital city. This
is an occasion for the interchange
of experiences, etc., relating to su
gar, by speeches and papers, which
cannot fail to be more or less bene
ficial to the sugar industry. The
occasion might also be profitably
made more of a social event than
j. It has been suggested by the
, press the "Gazette," we think
that the Planters' Labor and Supply
Company could be advantageously
1 made more comprehensive in its
composition and its objects ; that is,
by admitting to its membership any
.one following or interested in any
description of agricultural pursuit,
and by embracing in its papers and
k discussions any subject of that par
ticular nature. The coming meeting
might not do amiss by considering
the suggestion. "We have authority
for saying that some prominent
planters favor tho idea.
Editok Bullutin : I, with many
others, was very much pleased with
your article in Tuesday's issue on
"The Command of the Volunteers."
Every word of it iB gospel truth
from beginning to end notwithstand
ing the rigmarolo emanating from
the "potato organ" this morning.
-Truth is better than fiction.
Editou Bullltin: I noticed in
your Monday evening paper tho
following itemf."A Chinaman was
fined $8 .this morning for selling a
bottle of Hoyt's German cologne on
Sunday." Nowsorao unenlightened
y.peopje woum hkq io nave uiu luur-
shal rise and explain why it is a
heinous crime for a Chinaman to sell
v,a bottle of cologne on Nmianu (or
some other) street and no crime for
White men to sell fruit and candy
from their wide-open establishments
on Hotel and Foit streets on the
same day. Justice.
THE STREETS QUESTION.
EuiTon UuixttTiN : 1 fully ex
pected to sco some defense of Hono
lulu strcot making in tlio "Adver
tiser;" but in Iho absence of any
such defense, it may now bo taken
for granted that the shameful slate
of the streets is indefensible, and
silently wo are met by tlio question
""What are you going to do about
Have the several heads of Gov
ernment bureaus a lease of their
sinecures? If bo, how long arc those
leases expected to run? Is there no
means of getting rid of manifest
incapacity, and a general unfitness
for positions held by men who h'avc
nothing else to rccouunend them
than that they are in some way con
nected with old missionary families f
Isit necessary to wait until another
government holds the reins of power,
bcfoio tlio incapable incumbents of
bureaus can be dismissed?.
It would be much better for the
country to grant llicso men pensions
to quit, than lo have them retain
office j but in cither case the rotten
ness of our present Government is
apparent. B. S.
REPLY TO MR. CRIBBLE.
Enixon Bulletin: In your issue
of the Summary of the lCth appear
ed an article from the pen of Mr.
Giibblo on tho Chinese Question
and you seemed so well satisfied
with its thoughtfulncss and ability
as to dismiss the subject from your
columns. May I suggest that con
troversy thus far has assumed more
the form of a passage at arms be
tween individuals than a real discus
sion and that Mr. G. has rather
opened than closed the debate
Considering the intense feeling
prevailing, the articles over Chinese
signatures are characterized rather
bj impudence and brazen effron
tery than good sense. The flings
at Caucasian civilization are un
worthy of reply. That Tom Dow,
Chun Sing, and other Celestials arc
so well satisfied with Chinese habits
and customs docs not disturb the
complacency of the enlightened
world. The self-conceit and affect
ed superiority of the Chinese nation
have ever been a bar to its progress,
and have, of necessity, arrayed
other intelligent nations against it
Mr. Tom Dow's threat as to what
China may do, in case of any ag
grcssivej action on our part, falls
Hat, for we arc led to reflect not
only how disastrous the ill-will of
that country may be but also how
valuelpss'its friendship really is.
White advocates of. the Chinese
arc not wanting. Mr. P. C. Jones
announces his convictions in a man
ner to challenge our respect for his
independence, but he fails to ad
duce reasons for their general adop
tion.. Rev, S. E. Bishop takes a
benign and heavenly view of the
subject adapted to review in reli
gious journals only. And now
comes Mr. Gribblc to close the argu
ment. It is to be regretted that a
pen so facile should be wielded in
support of conclusions so fallacious.
He deplores the woeful folly of the
Colonies and bewails the possible
consequences to the English carry
ing trade should wrath cause the
Celestial hair to stand on end. Was
it made a condition of commerce
with China that Australia should be
overrun by, coolies? Docs Mr. G.
seriously think that China would-be
so insane "as to stop commerce
through British vessels? Is the ex
port of its surplus productions of so
little consequence to China as to bo
stopped in gratification of mere
pique? In airy event wo should
honor the British Government for
conserving the interests of its sub
jects rather than consulting the ad
vantage of tho Chinese. But it is not
my purpose to quarrel with, Mr.
Gribblc on this point. He is an
Englishman and probably a better
judge of sound English policy than
the writer of this, I will, therefore,
confine myself to a discussion of the
question from a Hawaiian stand
point. Mr. G.'s ideas of self-defence and
self-preservation are decidedly un
ique. Can there be any defenco
without a degree of aggression. We
will not deny Mr. G. the rapturous
contemplation of Chinese develop
ment of mines abandoned by white
men. He is at liberty to revel in
ecstasy on the fact that Chinamen
can flourish where white men would
starve. Carrion crows subsist on
food which nobler birds scorn, and
3'et no eulogist has ever chanted
this peculiarity in flowing verse. If
the Chinese confined their pursuits
to fields which would not afford
support to white men, there would
be no competition. But no, they
bring their shrewdness, which Mr.
G. so much admires, into competi
tion with whito labor and white
enterprise. And this shrewdness,
when subjected to rigid analysis,
proves to bo not so much an intel
lectual trait as a stern discipline
over the cravings of the stomach.
The Chinese are justly entitled to
the palm "for this variety of shrewd
ness. It is not within probability
that white merchants, whatever
their business capacity, will ever re
duce their prices to a schedule ap
proved by Mr. Gribble, merely to
appease hunger with chop-sticks.
Mr. Gribblo, not coming into com
petition with the Cliineso, is enabled
to take a lofty and complacent view
of the subject. So a boauler at the
Palace Hotel picks his teeth aud
marvels at human misery.
Elsewhere Mr. G. asserts that the
only porsons vtho suffer by competi
tion with Chinese are the retail
dealers. Treating the subject in the
fuelidly spiiit Of one ho has been
the victim of extortionate prices,
ho urges that these dealers aio de
serving of respect and confidence
in just such proportion as they re
duce thnr prices. His views must
cause a sympathetic throb of every
heart but yet I must dissent fiom
For tho purposes of this com
munication, 1 ill divide tho popu
lation of these Islands into the fol
2. Professional men.
!). Government officers.
1. Slock ranchers.
G. Plantation owners and man
agers. G. Merchants acting as agents
7. Chinese merchants.
8. Chinese and Japanese laborers.
D. Hawaiian and Portuguese la
borers. 10. White unskilled laborers.
11. Skilled laborers (not Chinese).
12. General merchants.
We will say that Mr. Gribble be
longs to one of the first eight classes
and that he spoke his little piece for
them. I belong to one of the last
four classes and therefore will ad
dress my arguments to them. The
fiist eight classes may not suffer by
Chinese competition but the last
four do. The last four classes com
prise a large majority of the voters
of this kingdom.
It needs no arguments of mine to
prove that Chinese competition is
disastrous to these classes. The re
duction of wages paid to Hawaiians
and Portuguese made possible by
the competition of class 8 and the
steady 'exodus pf Portuguese from
our shores arc sufficient refutations
of all all doubts on the subject.
Some white unskilled labor is em
ployed on 'plantations. Hawaiian,
Portuguese and this unskilled labor
is being steadily ciowded out of the
plantations owing to the superior
shrewdness of the Chinese stomach.
Thus the opportunities for employ
ment are lessened and the demand
Skilled labor has also to compete
with Chinese. On many plantations
carpenters are being replaced by
Chinese apologies. In Honolulu
every department of skilled labor
suffers directly or indirectly by this
The white merchants, including
wholesale and retail dealers, suffer
by this competition. The retail
dealer gets little or no Chinese pat
ronage. He carries on a legitimate
business in accordance with piinci
ples prevailing in other civilized
countries. This Chinese competi
tion is not one against which ho can
match his business skill. He knows
that Chinese merchandising is gen
erally merely a cover for more pro
fitable illicit and unlawfully specu
lations. The white merchant cannot,
as a rule, hoard money. If he
makes money he enlarges his busi
ness and his receipts are placed in
circulation lcsulting in general bene
fit. He is a man of family and oc
cupies a house of either his own or
anothers constiuction. His motto is
"Live aud let live."
Classes 9, 10, 11, 12 are the ones
most affected by Chinese competi
tion and henco may view with dis
trust all protestations emanating from
the other classes, whose anti-Chinese
utterances are for the most pait'poli
tieal buncombe. Hawaiian states
manship seems narrowed down to
bolstering up the sugar industry.
No real relief could be expected
from the last Legislature, composed
so largely, as it was, of plantation
men. We are constantly warn that
wo must do nothing to disturb the
profits of these institutions or else
how could we live. Hence no blow
has been struck at Chinese labor but
merely at Chinese stores.
Let me admonish you that this is
all lot. While Cliineso labor predom
inates it will diaw its supplies from
Chinese sources. It has never been
satisfactorily shown hat plantations
could not be conducted with profit if
Chinese labor formed no factor in
their management. I suspect the
case stands this way: they can bo
run vtith greater profit as more Chi
nese are employed. 1 venture the
assertion if the Chinese were totally
excluded from these Islands, no
plantation would be closed. It is
natural for plantation men to look
out for their interests and it is just
as natural for us to look out for our
own. Plantations, abstractly viewed,
deserve no consideration whatever.
When their interests coincide with
our own, then they should command
our support. At present they are
tho natural allies of the Chinese. If
they cannot get their quota of labor
from coolies now on the Islands,
they would import more, thus swel
ling the number of Chinese consum
ers and thus stimulating the busi
noss of Chinese firms.
It is vain to mince matters, Wo
must look the issue square in the
face. We are on the threshold of
an irrepressible conflict between a
superior and an infciior civilization
the former elevating and gener
ous, the latter degraded and
clannish. One or the other
must give way. The question
of expediency becomes the question
of right. The greatest good to tho
greatest number is a sound doctrine.
Priority of rcsidenco or priority of
wealth cuts no flguro in the solution
of this question. The highest states
manship looks to tho elevation of
labor. Elevation of labor means
elevation of business and progress
in arts, education and science. We
may bo told if wo don't liko this
country to get out of it. This is
impertinence. Our right to stay
htire is ns good as that of any who
tender that advice.
It is generally conceded that there
should be legislation regulating the
businoss occupations of Chinamen.
I fail to sco wliy wo havo not as
much right to exclude a Chinaman
from tho Islands as to cxcludo him,
from business. Planters want tho
latter form of exclusion, while
classes 0, 10, 11 and 12 dcsiio tho
foimur. If it is indeed true, that
plantations cannot exist w ilhoilt Chi
nese labor aud that we of tho above
classes cannot exist without planta
tions, then it is time for us to make
ptcparations for leaving, for the
country has no future for us. But
it has never been shown that such
is the case. Exclude Chinese labor
and Chinese business will follow in
its wake. This is the praticnblo way to
deal with tho question. Uiincse labor
has no vested rights, Tho Cliineso
aic aliens and legislation may bo
directed against them. In any
event, as I said before exclusion
from residence is just as legitimate
as exclusion from business.
There is no compromise in the
matter. Either we arc sincere or in
sincere. If insincere wo will continue
to applaud the buncombe hither
to hashed out to us and be deluded
by promises never meant to bo kept.
If sincere wo shall assert ourselves
by electing men from the ranks cf
the last four classes to the next
legislature pledged in an explicit
manner to cany out our wishes.
Tho situation is fairly before us and
it is net a question of winning con
verts to a particular theory but of
carrying into effect a theory already
entertained by a laige majority of
voters. What we may lose in Chi
nese wealth will be replaced by
wealth which will benefit the country
more. Een Chinese "shrewdness"
will not win without Chinese cus
tom. It is unwise to postpone action.
We can never get a united senti
ment. Rhef Oiuie.
Mystic Lodge, No, 2, K. of P.
TnE Amplified Knight
Bunk will bo con
ferred THIS (Wcdnes
day) LVi'.NlNU. Oahu
Lbdpc, No. 1. ami visit
ing Knights are invited
to bo prosont.
Per order of
the C. C.
Z. K. MYERS,
K. of K. & S.
LOT FOR SAL.E
Tf i"VN King street, opposite
Sri J Mr. Alherton's. Ha3 a
frontage of 03 teet by 231
feet deep. Apply to
MAKE and Colt
thu Colt 0 months
old. The muru is foal by
Ivanhoe. Apply lo
Cor. Punihbow street uud Pulnce Walk.
Foreign Parcels Express.
THE undersigned are now prepared
to forward parcels through Pitt. &
Scott's London Agency, to all pirts of
Em ope, Asia and Africa; and also to
Australasia ilirectaml to thu Siuth Sea
Islands via Ausualiiin ur Now Zealand
ports. Tin iff mtes, -which are remark
ably moderate, havo recently b'.-en fm
nislied and may be learned upon appli
cation. Paicels or heavy freieht can also bu
sent for and broucht to Honolulu trnm
I any part of Europo through Pitt&Sro t's
Agency, auu may be insured ill ine port
of dcpartuiu if desired. Special orders
for European goods can be placed by
Pitt & fc'cott in England or through their
ugcntB in other pails of Em ope; and the
packages 'foi warded by any route that
is best, ai rtduccd heary freight rates if
tho packages aro lacc
J. E. BROWN & CO.,
Hawaiian Agents Pitt & Scott's
Express. 78 lm
The Bark "E HacMcld
With a Cargo of
Tho Nippon Yuecn Kaisha's Al
IJltOWN, ! ! COMMANDBU.
Will bo duejicro from Yokohama on or
about the 13th November aud
will leavo for tho above
poits positively on tho
17th of the same Month !
Chinese Passengers for Hongkong
will bo transferred at Yokohama by
first steamer leaving that port.
ffiy-For Freight or Passage having
superior accommodations, npply to -
Wm. G. IRWIN & Co.,
78 Id Agents.
rpHE WEEKLY BULLETIN
X 2tJ columns, purely local matter
Hailed to foreign countries, $0 per
BY an l'nt11h Girl, 15 years of age,
1 1 do light housework or as kitchen
maid. Aptilv l
HAWAIIAN UUS1NESS AGENCY.
DUWING tho temporary absence of
our Mr. Win. 0 Irwin from this
Kingdom Mr. W. M Glfl'ard will act for
our tlrm under power of attorney.
Wm. G. HtWIN is CO.
Honolulu, Oct. 24, 18B8. 70 3w
CTUOM nncf niter UiU dnlo I
JL bo rctputif Ible for any debts
trnctul in my name by my son Vinrent
Fernandez nit limit my written oider.
PETER FERNANDEZ. "
Honolulu, Oct. 10, 1883. 73 lw
DURING tho temporary absence of
our Mr. Win. O. Irwin from this
Kingdom Sir. Frank P. Hastings will
act lor our bank in all matters ot bud
neas. CLAUS SPRECKELS & CO.
Honolulu, Oct. 2it, 18:8. 7 3w
THE conditions of the power of nt
tnriiev luthorlzlng an ngent for
11. R. II. Lllluoknlnni, having been ful
filled, said power has this dny been ic
voked and cancelled
ALEX. J. CART-WRIGHT.
Honolulu, Out. 23, lb83. 79 lw
DURING my absence from the King,
dom the Hon. W. F. Allen will
act for me under a full power of attor
ney in nil piivnto matters, and nlso in
all estates in which I am awignfo or
agent. W. C. PARKE.
Honolulu, August 2, 1683. 20 2m
K. Weir h-is this day purchased
from us tho muleiiale, tools,
leases and buslnesH of A. M-.T!aii, oar
riage manufacturer, at Nc 78 and 81,
King street, where ho will continue the
same "business with increase 1 facilities
for turning out good ork al moderate
H. O. BRYANT,
LOUIS T. VALENTINE,
Assignees of A. Morgan.
Honolulu, Oct. 10, 18S8. 7(1 lw
ELECTION of OFFICERS.
AT the annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Hilca Sugar Co.
held in Honolulu, October 15, 18S8, the
following o tit cits were re elected to
irvc during thu ensuing year:
W. Q: Ii win Pi esident,
John A. Buck Vice-President,
W. JI.Glffaul &
II. M. Whilnoy. Jr Auditor.
. W. M. GIFPARD,
73 lw Secretary, II. S. Co.
ELECTION of OFFICERS.
AT the annual meeting of tho stock
holders etf tho Waianae Company
held this date the following gentlemen
were duly elected to serve as officers for
the ensuing j ear, viz:
President II. A. "Widemann,
Viee-Proidcut G. N. Wilcox,
Treasurer A. Jaeger,
Secietary C. O. llerger,
Auuitor U. U. uergcr.
Honolulu, Oct. 10, 188S.
ELECTION of OFFICERS.
AT the annual meeting; of the stock
holder of the Pacmo bugar Will,
the following gentlemen weie elected
ouieers for the ensuing year:
P. A. Scliacfcr Pi esident.
C. RBishop Vice-President.
J. I ' oting Treasurer.
II. Renjes , Secietary. ,
J. II. Patv Auditor.
Honolulu, Oct. 17, 1888. 70 4t
ELECTION of OFF1 CERS.
AT the annual meeting of the stock
holders of tho Honokaa Sucar Co.
held this day
the following gentlemen
officers for iho ensuing
P. A. Schaefer Pre-idcnt,
J. Hoting Vice-President,
J. Hoting Troasurcr,
II. Renjes Secretary,
21. Slcluerny. Auditor.
Honolulu, October 19, 188S. 70 4t
THE Store at Waialua be
longing to the Emerson's.
i For terms enquiro of
S. N. EMERSON.
Waialua, Oahu, Oct. 0, 1883. 00 2w
IN a nice locality, sur
rounded by well-kept
grounds, two suites of Fur
nished Rooms, with bath aud dress
ing rooms, suitable for housekeeping,
and if wanted an additionul loom can
he added to either. Also, a Cottage,
with bath, stable and carriago loom.
Address P. O. Box 000. 77 lm
Civil Engineer and Surveyor,
Bl SO I'er Wrelc.
US Cents Ilach,
A flrst-dais Cook has been engaged to
succcel the ono heretofore employed.
The Tabic aro Marble top and Clean;
tho "Waiter attentive.
C. CUUK 1IEE,
73 8ra Proprietor.
HAVE JUST RECEIVED A COMPLETE LINE OF
Ladies', Gets', & Cites' Bathing Sis,
Also, Ladies' Black Diamond Dye Hose
Iii future, Mrs. E. Small will bo prepared to do .
Cutting and Fitting.
Constant Line of Schooners---Ample
OWING to our constantly increasing businets nml the great demand or an appro
' elating community, we hae conduct d to offer an opportunity to all panics
having capital. Our Lino of "ohoonei-R may bo -wn gliding over the "Uar" filled
to their utmost cnnylng capacity of Ckai, Cool and Invigor.illng
John Wieland's Philadelphia Lager Beer !
jrr aii:E ckiteuion s-(V-l.ooist."
To accommo-'nto our Vast Fleet of Schooner, our ice vaults are now being en.
larged regardless of cost. Tho
Is the only place whero a Cool GhiM of JMIII.AD LPHIA BEER; on Pi might
can be bud lh Honolulu. Step fnruunl, G-ciitlpmc, now's the timu. 2 lm
JUST RECEIVED AT:
A LARGE INVOICE
OF FINE JEWELRY
OF THE LATEST &
DIAMONDS lit SOLITAIRES & CLUSTER !
Tlio 1'amoiiH orluim Solid Silverware JL. l'lnowt Triple
IMiUedware, in irrcat vaiiely.
Waltham Watches, Elgin Watches, &c,
At Exceedingly Low Prices.
JBeaiitilul Marble Clocltw I
Speciiil Line oi Alsvx-m Clocks, at Si 75.
These Goods havo all been peroonally selected in tlio States, guaran
teeing thereby a choice selection of tho Noweht and Latest Designs.
Sample Packages of Goods sent to any p.ut of llio'Kingdom. Having
every facilities requisite for a first-clasc jewehy manufacturing establish
ment, we feel confident that we can nianufactuie anything that may be re
quired in tlio Jewelry or Silverware Line.
Ht$r AVA.'X'OII KBPAIK1NG & ENGRAVrNGt-'
In our well-known manner.
P. O. Box 'S43 (r.C lm)
On Account of Removal !
GENUINE CLEARANCE SALE.
Plush Bets, Ladies' Work Baskets,
In Plush ifc Leather; llisquo, Glaen & Puiiiin Ware, Opera &
lUiuino Glasses, Telobfopes,
Music Boxe, Toyts, Books
And other things too liumeious to mention.
Goods will bo offered at the
LOWEST PRICES EVER
gjfSTTho above Goods aro New, Fresh and of the Latest Design, having
been imported ox recent anivals and were selected expressly for the trade.
W. H. GRAENHALGH
lOO ITort Sti'eo, Honolulu.
jronr.v rrtisiua?, xionojl.tjx.tt.
tsr BAKGAINS -e
Lamps, Chandeliers & Lanterns,
At Lower Prices than
SHELF-EWA1 PLOWS & (ML MERCHANDISE
Novelties mid JTaucy Goods, In XL.aifro Variety.
Mr. S. ROTH,
Merchant Tailor !
Has just returned from Ban Fran
cisco with a Large Block of tho
Finest English & Scotch Goods
Eyer brought to tills city.
tSTTlm Goods were bought in Bond
Cheap, aud lie Intends to give his cue
tomers the benefit of these puichnses
gT Call and seo for yourselvct -iaa
Opportunity for All.
JL. M M-V tt-m Wr'k-k.
All the above
QUOTED IN THE KINGDOM.
Z6S BAIIGAINB -l
Now invoice of
Starr & Co.'s
NO. 1 FLOUR
A consignment of the above
FOR SALE at LOW RATES I
& FAICY GOODS
I ,&j'i "," Ji.11
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