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EVENING BULLETIN, APKIL 8, 189G.
LOCAL AND GENERAL.
This is Company G.'s meeting
Not n solitary arrest today, up
to 2 p.m. "
Tho band played at the depar
ture o tho wnrrimoo.
Tho harbor iB again filling up
with foreign shipping.
A second minstrel performance
will bo given on Saturday night.
Tho Y. M. 0. A. orchestra eon
cort is tho ovont for tomorrow
Tho regular mooting of tho
Board of Health takes placo this
Tho Loilaui danco at Independ
ence park this evening commences
at 8 o'clock.
Tho Alameda is duo from Sun
Francisco tomorrow, on route to
A roturn match botweou Com
pany G and tho polico comes off
on Saturday at Iwiloi.
Mrs. S. E. Swan loft by the
AVurrimoo yesterday for a visit to
irionds in Melbourne.
Senator Baldwin and Dr. Ten
nant wore among tho arrivals on
tho Ilall yesterday afternoon.
' Tho band will play at tho Exe
cutive building this afternoon,
-vvhilo tho ladies play tennis across
Thoro will bo a special meeting
of Hawaiian Lodge No. 21, F. und
A. M., this evening for work in
tho first degree.
Modern storo fronts and other
improvements are to bo put in all
tho Queen street stores of the
Several membors of tho Thistlo
Club saw Chieftain -"Win. Eadio
off for troubled Buluwayo by tho
steam or Warrimoo.
Tho cases againBt Kat Poo and
two other Chinese for bribory and
Yeo Chin for perjury have ugwiu
been continued to tho 10th.
Rev. C. E. Eosecrans will givo
n chalk talk on "Evolution vs.
Revolution" at Y. M. 0. A. hall
on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Robert Anderson, once Presi
dent of the Merchants' Bank of
Canada, is dead. Ho loaves an
estato worth probably S4,00Q,000.
Tho contract for cementing tho
basomout iloor under H. AY.
Schmidt & Sons' now storo has
been awarded to Arthur Harrison.
Parents who do not spend thoir
money at Kerr's, don't deserve to
win a piano. Tho contest abso
lutely closes on Saturday noxt tho
Tho next meeting of the Third
llouso ut tho American League
hall comes off on Friday, instead
of Thursday us previously
AVhat with tho arrival and early
doparturo of tho AVarrimoo and
tho shipment of goods by the isl
and steumers, Honolulu morchants
had a very busy timo of it yester
day. Don't givo yourself away by ac
cepting any of tho inferior brands
of beer but insist on having that
well known and popular brand
known as tho Soattlo beer to bo
had ot tho Criterion.
An old rookory on tho Ewa side
of Alakoa, near Merchant street,
was 'demolished this morning. Tho
lower floor had boon ouo of those
curtained fronts about which leg
islation is ponding.
Kalami, charged with tho lar
ceny of a blue borgo coat, valued
at S13, from J. Johnson waB tried
boforo Judgo do la Arorgno this
morning and tho charge dismissed
after hearing tho ovideuco of tho
Julion D. Hayno's trial on tho
charge of being a common nui
sance is now set for Saturday.
Tho statement was made in tho
Polico Court this morning that
Mr. Hayno's condition was about
tho same, and that ho was still
confined to his room.
AY. C. McDonald, tho million
aire tobacco manufacturer, has
donated another SoOO.OCW to Mc
Gill University for providing a
building for tho study of chemis
try, mining and architecture.
This brings Mr. McDonald's dona
tions to McGill up to 82,000,000.
DRIFTED SNOW FLOUR
Makes Jklter llrcad und 'ustri than
Any Other Known Urand.
AU lour Grvctr For Jt,
Lower Queen street is boing
, Tho rank of page will bo con
ferred at Mystic Lodgo this evening.
Iwakami; Eobinson block, Hotel
street, auvortisos a great vanoty
Ordway & Porter havo another
mammoth illustrated advertise
montrin this paper.
Bo on to yourself and ask for
Seattlb beer on draft and in bottles
at tho Criterion Saloon.
Tho ship 0. F. Sargont, which
arrived this morning from New
cnstlo, brought four stowaways.
A notico to creditors of the es
tato of AVilliam Carey Laue, do-
ceased,appear8 in auothor column.
Tho chargo of embezzlement
preferred against Issac Farron
has been dismissed in Judgo do
la Vcrgno's court.
Jowolor Jacobson displays in
ono of his bIiow windows a num
ber of medals to bo competed for
by Company B members.
Tho Salvation Army cornet
playing in tho business part of
town at tho noon hour seems to
bo generally voted as a nuisance.
Tho now aftorpioco to bo play
ed by tho Amateur Minstro's
Saturday night is entitled tho
"Coon's Picnic" and will bo full
of songs, dances, music and
Theo. H. Davics & Co. ndviso
us that tho S. S. Miowora was to
loavo Sydney, N. S. AY., yestorday
(7tk) and will thoroforo not bo
duo at Honolulu until on or about
the 22nd inst.
It iB almost unnecessary to call
attontion to tho advertisement of
L. B. Kerr in this issuo. His
storo is always a busy emporium
through tho sheer merits of tho
goods and tho lowness ' of tho
iii:;i.st.ATirni: in- mission.
Continued from 1st Page.
tho uso of tho Sonata when tho
Loan bills como up for considera
tion. Tho resolution was adopted.
Tho korosono oil bill, printed in
full in nnothor column, wos then
tnken up on tho second reading
and passed, and mado tho special
ordor for Friday on third reading.
On motion of Senator Brown
tho Internal Tax Bill was takon
Section 1 creating four tax divi
sions in the islands was passed.
Section 2 relating to dates of
assessment passed. Undor this
section all property is assessed on
January 1st, except on growing
rice, which is assessable in May
Section 3 creates an annual poll
tax of ono dollar on ovory male
between tho ages of sovontoen and
Section i creates an annual
school tax of two dollars on each
nuilo between the ages of twenty
and sixty, and section 5 provides
for its payment into tho public
Section G makes an annual road
tax on ovory inalo botwoon tho
ages of sovontoen and fifty.
Sbonator Hocking oilered a now
section allowing poll, school and
road taxes to bo worked out on
public highways at tho rata of 50
cents per day.
Minister Damon supported tho
section, as' it allowed an honest
but poor man a chanco to escape
President AYildor said it was
following out tho custom in tho
Senator Baldwin thought it
would intorforo with tho different
district school funds which might
bo impoverished in this way.
On reconsidorntion Section 5
and tho proposed now section wore
roforrod to tho Special Tax Com
mittee. Section 7 levies an annual tax
of $2 on all carts, drays, wagons,
brakes or other vehicles for tho
couveynnco of freight or moichan
diso. Section 8 taxes all carriages,
wugons, wagonettes and omnibuss
es H") per year.
Section 9 puts tho money re
ceived from road taxes into tho
road funds instead of government
Sections 10, 11 and 12 relate to
dog taxes, collars and tags. Malo
dogs aro taxed SI and female S3.
Section 13 lovies a tax of ono
per emit on full cash viiluo of all
proporty in tho Republic.
Section 1-1 defines roaljiroporly.
HighoHt of all in Leuvoning Power. Latest U.S. Gov't Rojiort.
Section 15 defines personal prop
erty. AYhilo considering this sec
tion Senator Hocking proposed to
add "evidences of debt" Bitch as
book accounts, notes, mortgages,
etc., which brought up a discus
sion on doublo and triplo taxa
tion. On motion tho section was re
ferred to tho committee and tho
Thirty-Ninth Day, Ariur, 8.
HOUSi: Or UEl'ItUbEXTATIVUS.
A petition of 22 Chincso shoe
makers ogaiust tho Hcoubo tax
Tho Chinese immigration bill
from tho Senate was referred to
tho Judiciary committee.
Rep. Bond presented a roport
of tho special committee on the
bill to amend tho gambling laws.
They recommend certain amend
ments including tho addition of
boat racing to other sports upon
which betting is proposed to bo
Tho bill for aiding tho Hilo
Library Association passed sec
Tho bill to amend tho gambling
laws was taken up with tho special
Rep. Richards thought they
wore passing a bill that would
simply bo winked at by everybo
dy. It waB all right to talkabout,
it read very well, out when itcamo
to bo enforced it could not be
done. AVhon tho Provisional
Govornmont passed tho Act pro
posed to bo amended, it overlook
ed theso minor specios of gambling
simply because it know that en
actments regarding them could not
Rop. RycroEt was informed that
tho practice of belting on baseball
had spoiled tho gamo in Honolu
lu. Ho had himself seen money
openly wagered in the grand stand
before children, and suoh practi
ces had a bad effect besides threat
ening tho destruction of tho game.
This bill would not stop hotting
on garaos, but it certainly ought
to provont public gambling on
sports. Thoroforo ho would like
to seo tho bill go through.
Rop. Bond spoko in a similar
strain. Many peoplo who would
onjoy horso racing woro kept away
from it by tho provalont gambling
at tho track.
Rop. Rycroft, commenting ou
tho absonco of Mr. Robertson's
namo from tho report, said that
member would sign the ropoit
when ho had tho opportunity, as
ho had expressed himself in favor
of tho bill yesterday.
Rep. Richards withdraw his
formal opposition to tho bill, but
still maintained that the law would
Rep. Clunoy was against ring
ing in theso little things, and
enacting tho old blue laws of Con
necticut. Thoro was a general
law against gainbling on tho sta
tute books which ought to bo
enough. Ho bolioved in lotting
tho youngsters havo thoir littlo
amusement. AVhat ono lost an
other won, and tho losor had a
chanco to got his monoy back. It
was only a sort of temporary loan.
This bill would stop horso racing.
Othor countries allowed bottiug
Rop. Rycroft Haid England had
very strict laws against gambling
on horso races, as had different
States of the Union. Thoro woro
raoro pooplo ruined in profession
al gaining on horso races in tho
States than thoro woro in any
Tho first section carried aud tho
whole bill passed socond reading.
Rop. Riohards reported that tho
President had signed tho National
The samo momboV presented a
roport of tho Finance committeo
ou olectrio light pay roll items.
They find that tho inspector, re
ceiving $175 a month, is omploycd
by tho'tolophono company atS200
a mouth. His salary os inspector
is entirely out of proportion to
tho work done, as an inspection
of tho Hues proves. They recom
mend that the salary of inspector
bo placed at $125 a month, and
that tho inspector devote his
whole time to tho oloclric light
work of tho (Jovorniiiont.
Tho roport was laid on tho ta
bloto bo considered with tho bill,
which was then taken up on tho
order of tho day.
Rop. Richards spoko ou tho
electric light matter. In Novem
ber last the Govornmont asked tho
Hawaiian Electric Company to
submit a proposition for lighting
tho streets of Honolulu. Tho
company had dono bo, but that
was not boforo tho House. This
was a case whoro tho man should
not bo discussed. Tho committeo
had found tho electric light lines
of tho Government in a wrotched
condition. Thoy wero tho worst
thing in all the public works.
AYires worofastenocl to houses and
trees, and in places hung within
dangerous roach of pooplo. In
ono instanco tho committeo saw a
child take hold of a wire, and, if
tho curront had been on, that
child's life would havo gone out
liko that (snapping his fingers).
This ltom of tho inspector s sala
ry was tho only ono tho commit
too recommonded to havo changed.
Ho believed a man could bo got
to attoud properly to tho lines Tor
$125 a month.
Rop. Rycroft told of his obser
vations m company with Mr.
Richards. Thoy had seen a con
ductor hanging over n veranda,
and while discussing it thoy saw
n Japauoso child tako hold of it.
If it had been a livo wire that
would have boon a dead child.
Tho inspoctor was getting a largo
salary aud ought to koop tho linos
in good condition.
Rep. AVinston asked tho Attor
ney Goneral to givo tho views of
lli!iihttr Smith could not help
thinking that tho bad condition of
tho hum was over-stated, yet ho
could not doubt tho truth of what
members of tho cominittoo said
they had seen. If wires had lost
their covering they should bo at
tended to. As to tho question of
turning tho lights over to tho com
pany, the offer mado wos at tho
into ot $10 a light. If an agree
ment was arrived at, tho proposi
tion would como up in tho form
of n bill. Rovorting to tho mat
tor of tho lines, he ropeated his
suspicion that tho statements
modo had boon exaggerated. Ho
asked how ho Tinomon of
tho Hawaiian Electric Co.
and of tho Mutual Telophono
Co., as well as tho Govornmont in
spector, could overlook such con
ditions. Rop. Richards replied that tho
different concerns used each
othor's poles for convenience, aud
it suited all of them to say nothing
about theso things. Ho could say
that tho condition of tho lines
was absolutely dangerous, and if
ho had his way ho would stop tho
plant that night.
Minister Smith discussed tho
electric lighting in connection
witli tho water sorvico. Ho hoped
tho salary of tho inspector would
not bo cut down, and askod if a
competent man could bo got for
$125 a mouth.
Rop. Richards thought in fact
was confident that a good man
could bo had for that salary.
Thoro wore perquisites of tho
MiniBtor Smith Only a houso.
Mr. Cassidy has his own horso
Aftor furthor conversation Rop.
Richards accopted an amendment
of tho Attornoy-Goneral to mako
tho salary $150 a mouth, but in
sisted on tho ridor that tho in
spector shoutd dovoto his whole
timo to tho duties of that oilico.
Rop. Rycroft wanted to kuow
why tho salary should bo placed
at $150 whon tho cominittoo had
roported that a good man could bo
got for $125. Had thoy so much
monoy that thoy could pport it
around in that way ?
Minister Smith answered thnt
it was becauso ho did not boliovo
in hiring cheap mon for bucIi
work. Ho told a socond timo of
having to havo his now houso re
wired on account of poor work
dono in tho first instanco.
Rop. Rycroft insisted on tho
amount named in tho coinmitteo's
Tho itom carried with tho in
spector's Hidury at $125.
At 12:10 tho House adjourned.
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Continued, for One Week in April
Our Grand Closing Out Sale !
Continued for One Week
SPECIAL White Dress Muslins at 15 yards for $1.00.
EXTRA SPECIAL Every person purchasing $3.00 or
over will bo entitled to select, free of charge, a Lndy's Sailor
Hat, Gent's Straw Hat, Girl's Straw Hut or Boy's Straw Hat.
This offer holds good tho entire week.
TEMPLE OF FASHION, 519 FORT STREEL
A Fine $350 Fischer Piano
By paying a single big silver dollar for tho privilege of guessiug how
Will burn, now on exhibition in our (WALL, NICHOLS COMPANY)
largo show window. Call and cxaniino tho Piauo. Every lover of inusio
will recognize tho superior qualitios of the "Fischer" Grand.
Evory purchaser of Ono Dollar's worth of goodB is entitled to a
guess. Wo have adopted this means of more lnrgoly advertising the
igh merits of tho Fischer Piano.
Tho contest will tako placo on the
11th DAY OP JUNE
And will bo held undor tho personal supervision of ropresoutntives
from tho Press of Honolulu.
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Hoight of Candlo 4 Foot. Contost Takos Placo on Juno 11th.
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tako tho 1'lauo.
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Lumber Merchant, Contractors aad Builders.
IMrOItTlUtS AND DKAI.UU8 IN
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Builders' Hardware, Etc., Etc.
in April -&stsm.
Fill In tills Coupon und present etmo to us per
sonally or by mall, accompanied by ono dollar, and In
return we give you tho ctiolco of ono dollar's worth of
good lrom our lar'O aud uricd stock, and at tho
same timo wo will record your guess as follows:
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