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J IiTigation Notice.
Holders of water privileges, or those
paying water rates, are hereby noti
fied that the hours for Irrigation pur
poses are from 6 In 8 o'clock a. m. nuJ
from 4 to 6 o'clock p. M.
II. Holder of water privileges on
the slopes of Punchbowl above (IreeU
street, auil In Nituauii Valley above
Sclioil street, are hereby no tilled that
they will not be restricted to the Irri
gation hours of B to 8 a. in. and 4 to 6
p. in., but will bo allowed to lulgate
whenever sufllcleut water Is available,
provided that they do uot use the wa
ter for Irrigation purposes for more
than four hours in every tweuty-four.
Supt. Honolulu Water Works.
Approved: J. A. Kino, Minister of
Honolulu, H. I., June 17, 1897.
L 5!? Euei)ii$ Bulletin,
DANIEL LOGAN, Editor.
SATURDAY, JULY 3, 1897.
Hawaii and Japan bare n treaty
of frioudahip, among other things
' giving the rights of admission and
residouuo to the subjects o eitbor
in the torritory of the otbor. They
have- nlio n labor immigration
convention under which Japanese
are admitted to Hawaii to engage
in labor under contract, subject to
tho permission and regulation of
both Governments, tboir super
Tisiou extending to. the form of
tbe contract. Hawaii has general
immigration laws applicable to
Japanese) tho sumo as to otbor
nationalities, exceptini; tbe Chin
ese regarding whom there are
laws especially restrictive of their
immigration. The Japanese who
were rofused admission lately,
in whoso cases all this fuss
is about, were turned away in two
genoral classes, this Government
baring regard to tbo treaty, tho
labor convention and the general
immigration laws of this country.
One of the stipulations of these
lows, it may hore be stated, is that
each lulult malo itnmigriiut before
being allowed to land shall show
bis aotual possession of fifty dol
lars. This is for evidonce that he
shall not bo s burden as a pauper
or vagrant upon tbe authorities.
One of the classes mentioned as
haivng boon rejeote 1 consisted of
large numbers shiploads indeed
of Japanese laborers bringing
contracts to lubor in Hawaii,
wbicb wore made in Japan with
out the requisite permission and
supervision of tbe Governments.
Previous batches, as the word
goes, of this class had been in a
manner winked at bejre, being ad
mitted upon engaging to labor
under the official form of contract.
A requisite condition was that
there were largo employers of
labor ready to give them con
tracts. Partly because from lack
of official supervision some im
migrants of undeeirablo quality
were squeezing in, and partly be
cause the Japanese emigration
companies wore owing to tbo pro
fits shoving their people in
at an overwhelming rate with do
end to tho deluge in sight, this
Government called a halt on the
unauthorized traffic, that was
rapidly assuming the proportions
while possessing some of the
features of tho African slavo trade.
Long before the Government in
terposed any actual chock, it bad
deferred to public opinion to tbe
extent of recognizing tho national
danger of having an enormous
preponderance of a single alien
nationality in the population.
This it ' did by stipulating
to tho employers that labor
immigration on their behalf
should compriso a certain
proportion of Europeans
not contiuontal but in the
broader sense When this Gov
ernment found it necessary to
apply tho chock, it tejeotod a
batch of Japanese, although will
ing to contract for labor under tho
prescribed regulations, because
they had not been requisitioned
for through official channels. Tho
fifty-dollar rule -was applied to
them, as well as to any free immi
grants who came without that
sum in pocket tboso free immi
grants bIbo streaming into
the country in alarming profusion
forming the other class. When
the screws woro first put on, tho
local agents of tho emigration
companies had recourse to habeas
corpus proceedings, for compelling
tho admission of all who could
show $50, no muttor if the money
were only a temporary loan from
the agents to bo returned once the
subjects were landed tho plea be
ing that the authorities had no
right to " go behind tbo returns."
This plea was virtually adopted
by the Supreme Court, with
the result of a material addi
tion to the Japanese popula
tion. Stimulated by this ad
vantage the emigration oompanies
in Japan bustled to get ahoad of
each other with steamship loads
of people for Hawaii, bo that at
one time it is safe, to say there
were three thousand Japanese dis
tributed between Honolulu har
bor banging at the gates of Ha
waii for admission waiting at
Japanese ports for shipmont, and
afloat on'tbe way hither. It was
a truly alarming state of affairs,
and tbe Government in sheer des
peration adopted tho immigration
rule of tho United States estab
lished there by judicial confirma
tion to tbe effect thut the port
authorities wero tho solo and final
judges of tbe qualifications of
immigrants to land, and that be
fore landing the immigrants
could have no standing in tho
courts of this country. The
Supreme Court upheld this posi
tion, hence the present controver
sy. It is to be noticed that Japan,
in hor complaint, assumes tho po
sition that Hawaii's general im
migration laws are in contraven
tion of the treaty of friend
ship. Hawaii is resting upon
tho exnmplo of tbo United
States, whose procedure it
has copied as stated. Tho fore
going statoment is made on ac
count of a wrong impression, both
here and abroad, that Hawaii has
wantonly broken the stipulations
of hor solemn compacts with
Japan. It is purely a logal, an
international law, question that is
involved, with the excoption that
the Bulletin indicated at tho out
set. That was that if Japan can
furnish proof that any of hor sub
jects having bona fide qualifica
tions to enter this country have
been refused admission through
misunderstanding or inadvert
ence, in the course of investiga
tions by tho authorities, a claim
for the actual damages caused
would lie against this country.
In saying this much, the validity
of this Government's claim of
power for its port authorities is
not waived. Yet the Government
is certainly rosponsiblo for the ox
eroise of power by its agents or
servants, in this case just as
much as in that of a policeman
who makes a mistake, in exercis
ing his power, to tho injury of
a citizon or alien under its pro
tection. Pluetou ami liiiKKlea.
If you are in need of a vehicle
of any description, inBpeot the
stook of G. Schuman at the Club
Stables. Ho keeps on hand a full
lino of phaetons, surreys, buggies,
road wagons, and Frazier road
Money to Lend.
Upon real estate security, only a
limited amount, on reasonable in
terest. Borrowers whose time is up
with ottinr mortgagees, will do well
Trustee, at Judiciary Hiilldlng.
June 29,' 1897:
Among the many novelties
introduced to the Hawaiian
Islands in late months there1 &
none which will give better sat
isfaction than a new Porta
ble Lawn Tent.
This handv contrivance is
really an adjustable circular
table with large umbrella at
tachment. The pedestal and
rods are of iron, the table of
ted cedar and the umbrella of
the best tent material. The
whole may be taken to pieces
una carriea oy one man and as
tne two, leaves ot the table fold
together occupies very little
spread out on the lawn there
is a handy and convenient
table covered with an immense
umbrella which effectually
shades six or eight people from
the heat of the sun or the rays
of the moon.
This Lawn Tent furnishes
something long needed for
lawn parties and will be ap
preciated on sight. Its price is
reasonable, being only $60. It
can be placed anywhere on
level ground and to raise the
umbrella it is only necessary to
turn a crank under the table.
We have also imported a
very handy portable lounging
cnair. ine parts are or iron
and the seats of wicker and as
it runs on castors it is easily
moved about rooms or veran
dahs. Stretched out it makes
a very comfortable bed.
Hawaiian Hardware Co
NO. 307 FORT STREET,
Opposite Sprockets' Bank ' '
DO YOU USE
If so, why not have the BEST?
It Is well-known that . . .
HAS NO SUPERIOR.
t&r Should your requirements call
for a first-class, but less expensive
wine, we have a full supply of
Every bottle of any of above
brands is guaranteed in perfect order
at time of delivery.
w. c. peacock: & co.
Lowered the Record
In the Half Mile Race.
The Record Breaker,
Rode the Mile in 2:20, and the
Half Mile in 1:7 1-2.
HE RODE A REMINGTON" IN EVERY RACE.
Tho Remington is the third make of wheels that Mr. Silva has ridden since the
beginning of his racing career. All other wheels that he has ridden wero two weak to
stand the hard strain that ho inflicts. He invariably broke tho crank on other wheels.
Tem "TOT A TTT"
From New York:
Shovels, Axes, Hoe, Etc ,
"" "' Mattocks, Pumps,
Hinges, Lawn Mowers,
, Blocks, Washboards,
Paper Bags, Axle Grease,
And many other articles that wo have a steady demand
for, and which we offer to you at very low prices.
E. O. Hall & Son, Ltd.
Corner Fort and King Streets.
Headquarters First Battalion,
Guard ok Hawaii.
Honolulu, July 3, 1897.
Battalion Orders, No. 8.
1 Tii arrwiri!mmM with RrturilllAnt
r.iAci TCn 1Q rnmmniiflarn nf f!rtm-
panles'"F," "A," "B" and "G. or
1st Battalion, lac itfgimem, is. u. a.,
win asfeuiuie uiuir cuuiuinuus ui mo
Ttrill Blioil ot H n m. nn MDNTIAV.
July 5, lb97, preparatory to taklug
pari 111 IUU till "I JUjy irnruue.
2. Field anu Htau wui parnae
3 -.Uniform : Field and Stair, fa
tigue, blue trouaers and white gloves.
Line, fatigue, whlto trousers and leg
gings and white gloves.
By order o(
MAJOtt GEO. McLEOD.
L. T. Kenakk,
1st Lleuteunnt and Adjutant.
Won Every Race
On June 11th and
T.rmrprpn thft Kfinnrrl $ . S&'
In the Mile Race. .v
Cycle & Manufacturing Co.,
Sole .Agents for the Islands.
Will Stand the Season
Mosquito Proof Furnished Booms
at No. 657 Beretauia street, old Treg
loau place. Telephone 020, (ilO-lw
0 . V H .
Notes for Our
These receive our most care
ful attention at all times, but.
now the warm weather is up
on ,us. our facilities for the
prompt shipmont of fresh gro
ceries our caroful packing;
will explain why we increase
year by year this class of
trade. Please note- (by a con
parison of quality with any
price list in your vicinity) our
extremely moderate prices. We
maintain uniform high-grade
We shall be pleased to make
estimates for any number
our patrons who may pur
pose taking a cottage by the
sea, or camping. If you will
state how many in the party
and number of daya or weoka
for your outing, wo will quote
on anything from tho bath
soap in tho morning to tbo
aftor dinnor cigar. Wherever
you may be rusticating we
can serve you with the same
uttcntion as if you wore at
home in the city. We serve
you tho year round it's our
Lewis & Co.,
Ill FORT STREET.
3T TELEPHONE 240.
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