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- - z i1 Si'. 5 Mm PROGRESS. '7Xr Z.y'f j" Zin r Establishes in Righteousness. HONOLULU, OCT. 4, 1893. TOPICS OF THE DAY. Wo do not as a rule ngreo with tno. tar m-its sentimouts una pontics, but we cau lolly concur with itin its jertinent and .pro per- remarks rehirine te the system of .pilotage now ciirriet: outiii Honolulu, -The accident to the ATiowera may have far more importance .to the cora meroe of Honolulu, than can be eatiaiated at the -.first moment mi i - i xne. question naturally arises whrt is to blnmo and (is fur as we can ?udge there- cm bo-nn doubt that the pilotsipc perhaps rather thosystera nader.which thoy labor are for great part to blame. Hero is a sto.tmor arriving not as a stray tramp unexpected and unheralded, but a steamer belonging to a regular line call ing here at the advortised schedule time and yet it is im r t i i pusMiuiu iur ner to cuase up or signal up or whistle up a pilot. A bouso was built on the Pacific Mail Dock for the special com tort and bonefits of the pilots. It was furnishod with all the easy Chap3, and lounges needed for the creature-comfort of that magnificent body of men and thoy were enabled to rest their weary limbs and snooze day and night to their hearts' contontonly boiug asked to make an effort once a month, when they had to proso'ut themselves at the trea- :..:.t 'a ii uuy wiuuow, ana casn tueir salary-drafts. It was understood that one pilot; should always hold himself in readiness to go to sea. The Mfowe'ra was sighted from Diamond Head, and the (otophone made overybody aware that she was approaching every body evidently except the pilots. She steamed slowly towards the harbor arid succeeded in reach-. ing tho very entrance to the har- bor without running across or "seeing a Bigu of a pilot. She ' ',' --, . - .-.I wencagrouna rna we suppose that tho technical blame as far as tho owners and underwriters are concerned will fall on the, head of the. Captain of the ship. Butss far as 'the Hawaiian Gov ernment is concerned, and as far as all the people interested in tho commerce and shinoini? of o Honolulu are concerned, stops should 1)6 promptly taken to reform the system of pilotage, because it is t bora where the truo blame lies for the repeated Accidents to ocean Steamers. Find competent, onenretic, and willing ea in the first place to 1 t.. 11. si ... . , . . pvrturm iub UB)o,riani UHtMS ot the pilots, and then do away wifck the txeT salaried, ad aake tkara e ramble for'tkeir ft.es which all ar obliged aad willing to pay for pllofaige. iChe preseat ys4wa is rot tea, and. although tii oW "saw" has it, ikii it k 1H k e)oee the sWble door afkr the aocWw stolen, Va W wiad the'gOTraet, that tekre, is one exeeptkm to the rale laid W& 1m. lee oW "saw," aad iewt is, where there are more horses in the stable besides the one stolen. Before tho insurance charges of vessels calling at Honolulu are raised, and before shipowners' become scared of sending their vessels to Honolulu, something should be done to reassure alt those interested, and tho first, md most important step to bo taken, is a genuine reform of the pilot S3'stem, and if necessary, a clean sweep of the personel. There is another evil which has something to do with the late disasters, but .that lies at tho door of the ship-owners, and that is. the pernicious and dangerons custom of paying a premium to the master of the ship for each ton of coal which ho saves dur ing his passnge'from port to port. Stimulated by the prospect cf earning such a bonus, the masters becomo apt to go in and" out of ports in the night as well as in the day, and with or without pilots. The captain of tho Mio wora evidently wanted to save coal by going in after dark, in stead of waiting for daylight. How much coal hasbeBn "saved" by the maneuvro, those who watched half the cargo dumped into tho Ocean can tell. This is awfull Listen to thje gruesome tale of editor Johnstone while ho is eulogizing the Czar of Russia. He says that the Czar is in favor of overthrowing Mo narchies and that "wo (Mr. John stone) have memories of Bussian blood spilled by the bucket full south of the. Czar's imperial do mains for this very purpose, There still linners a sharp pang caused by dispatches which told how Bussian cavalry had ridden o.vor palpitating foes, to overturn m uirone anu cuancu a wan uv the width of a paltry inch Dear, dear; isn't it gruesome! Yet, wo would like to know the occasion to which Mr. Johnstone, refers because we are inclined to believe that he is slightly mixed in regard- to the causes and purposes which led to ;he wars on the Balkan. May we. ask him to explain about these buckets-full of palpitating foes and the "pAng' and, the rest of .it and tnen finally tell us why "our royalist friends should learn that cuargss ox. ignorance uioueun acrainstRussia andde Giers should V made'-luro, and not from the, -west coast of America where idbas of civiliza'tiou have jsfiden'ed. Xr. Johnstone is too deep for the ordinary mortal perhaps that is tho result of his great pet tho western civilizk tion. Tho appointment of Mr. J. JL Josepa, a member of the Legis- laiure is uie latest or me illegal 1 and unconstitutional arte of ihn Attorney- General of interest if the It would be 1 ,1 I man woKTgt ap aad bxplaia fmm vliom b rmt tlio antTinrfrr I to riolate the "constitution which" he claiaw himself, Statin force, MembersW tho 'Ikcielatwre -aii I ectpreesTy "proh'ie'itedTrofii hold- J ing office dariag the ieraa for which they were elected, bat 3r. to W above- the law, or at least aoCs as if He Tke apfKNttiwMt ik ikelf is am xkesaely peer .,. Kr. Jep lacks both th ability and neces sary education to fil the office" s Deputy-Sheriff, ami lie i besides extremely unpopular m the dis trict where he is t act. If the backers of the Daily Kuokoa cannot afford to pay Mr. Jose pa any longer,"" tlfey shciuld have found a more suitable job for j him, and in h different locality. E"e will never get along iu Haua. Whnt the ide is. of appointing? "Mr. L. A. Andrews t be senior Captnin in Honolulu, -wf don't know. We thonght that the Marshal and the Att rney-Gener-al were g-ing to economize, btit we see that we were sdly wrong. There re ra-re Captains aud Chiefs around the. Station than there were in the best days of the monarch, bnt-.in spite of that the service is worse than ever. Mr. L. A. Andrews is extrenie I3' incompetent,' and wo predict ho will soon, get into a scrape hero. He lacks the tacfrand discretion necessary to properly fill an portant police office, and im tlie community can rest assured that they will soon hear about him. when, he raw his head against a stone WH.l. dre. miner that he is yet in Makawao, and that the people u Honolulu can be treat ed and driven as it has been his habit to treat and drive the coolies on Maui. The nrrest of Messrs. Lycnrgus and Simpson is another instance of tne inclination on the part of the Attorney-General to."damn" me people. xne govern ment refuses to grant any kind of liquor licenses for the bath ing establishments in "Waikiki The government is aware thiit the people patronising those places insist in having' drinks served and it is Bimply a matter ff existence to these healthy and r r ?I J 111 1 mvorue resorts mat liquor is- procurable. Sans Souci is a howl and a very good one at that. It is located in the most' pleasant portion of the. town and is visited by numerous people who go there for recreation and pleasure. Now a hotel without liquor is an absurdity. In this cosmopolitan "town it will neither be tolerated nor 'able to exist. Th'e sufferers will not be Mr. L yc rirgus !or -li w manager H fhS' hoteTTiasfo close up.Tbut it VTH be the citbens-ol "Honolulu -who. delight in patronising this ex cellent bathing place. The pet ty officiousness or spite or what ever is tne true .causa ot tne arrest of the managers of the I place is very much Ho be deplored u navmg sccompiisueu an ace on ".which the whole town looks nth indiguation except perhaps 1 niwut-w. bu mo aioo uu thucs "Kith "wboa he See Efts to delight in surro rinding hisaeelf. I tk - . i.--s. I-'-t-oUS-V.!! slums I enough ia town there are and caMblibet- -halls all brer. 1 whichshonld ooraand the fall, attention of the police who then wonld b tanghk to leave quiet and decent places aloee, places which liaietfew with nobody's- hasiaess a&dcaaae no complaints f whatever. Jinks: Why doa't to rive Job stoee a pteee f rbar!ii? ? QlrPk "aot ar5wi captkl- I iziaf idiets! ROECAPriTjT.A.TIOlsr OF Receipts and O F ZxorisIorLaZ Govexaroleat, . $ , Prbm July-,5th to Sepfc,27th, both Inclusive. 4 Compiled.frbm the TVeekly Financial Statements submitted to the Conncils, as published by the Advertiser. BECEIPTS. - ' Total Treasury balance on June 2Sth . .v$ 33" Demrtmental Bevenues , 3U2.553 76 S fe of Government Bonds. 79.S0O 0O Bents from Crown lands -, ll,90irSSr P.ist.l Savings Bank . . 42.521 36 Sinking f unrf! Act of Dec. 31, lSfttf. .'.... 13.772' - . . r- -v. 4 536.758 57 EXPENDITUBES. " ' A k DepartmentalExpendituros ; $189,190 11 Expenses of Provisromtl Govt,., .x. 128,516 05 Expenses, placing loan of 1893 1,540 ,00 Hospital tax : -1,0Q2 25 Treasury note r 1.000, OQ Bond tax, to special deposit. 49.065 00 School tax, to " " 51'k716O0 Land sales, transferred to SinkingJFuhd,. Act Dec. 31,1864 13.772.21"". , $435,891 65, Total Treasury balance Sept 27th ?150,866 92 Cash in Treasury, (not including amount to redeem" certificates) as follows : Special deposit", Boad tax 49,065 00 1 School tax 51,716 00 Treasury balanco', as above...' 150,866 92 E. & O. Ex. $251,647 92 FINANCIAL NOTES. In reply to the Advertiser' "outlook" of yesterday morning tm nrflsont to our readers in this issua, a recapitulated table of th Beceipts and Expenditures the present Government, compil ed from the weekly "finaxfera statements submitted to the Councils from July '5th to Sep trtmhflr 27th, both inclusive. Thi nieW. of expenses Provi sional Government to date, the finance statement of September 27th, says, it Is $126,49o.bU according to the figures publish ml nnder the head of expendi lures-, iho amount is $128,516 Oo. Of this expeudrture tho -govern ment has not vet seen fit to make a Batisiactory awiieu Hion to the taxpayers. Since the week ending September 13th, not ani- oavments were made under J L J " this head. The amounts fscoiVed f or sale of Bonds, and. the rents of the Grown lands, making a total of $91,704.88. maybe considered as , r 1 It i. received from the. postal savings hnk. "Whether the, sale of Bonds have "beea boKa-53 sales. or whether persons having claims' atrstfnst the covernent nave accopted govt bonds m lieu ,ff psti i nnt tmvrmlY stated. t Atihoagh such action has been meatioaed. The sEsbani do th depeetterg of the P.S. bank oa September 27th wae 1543,717,37, notkea of with- drairelearaoeaed'to38.2SS: Tne oi m tbe baak toraeei tfee asore was f22.0S9.92. Does the Advarfew moan to ay ibUMWmm. ' . . j ovr aaa aDore e aasosa. to depositora; ha beea dedTed from the P- S. haak ? JI, aet, th 'wk Is the gaiK ei the US .455JS apparently re THE Expenditures THE funded to the treasury, still an amount which is due to depositors? I it not a c-ti? of borrowing "from Peir to pay Paul ? "Wo aro told that the attempt to make government bills pay able monthly has been accom plished. So on October 3rd, July bills were ordered paid. A pro vision for the August bills which amount to $11,005,8-1 has also been made. Nothing mentioned of tho September bills. " Why is tho dredger again laid up? It has Veen unkindly stated that a lack of funds is tho cause. il may bo possible, and it is feasible to tnink that it is" being used iu tbafway so as to assist in the laying up of funds to meet the $14,000' and more worth nof bills, toiaeet'the provision made for the.KBdpa Iron Works 8 tloraent, and the interest on the English loan. Perhaps the re servoirs aro beiag ased fur the same purpose. Under tho pre sent regime, this is called 'frug ality." Such is tho "outlook," how encouraging it is. Any, large businoss house with such a show ing ol its financial standing, would suspend the continuance of its affairs' aVonce. - Band .Concert. Prof. Berger and his orchestra will entertain the gaesteofthe Hawaiian Hotel and the pablic ge Be rally by a concert which will be given this ere a ing at the Hotel coesencing at 8:15 o'clock -The following fine masic will be per- fomed: 2. Otm" Qwins VGHT.. yVtfmt , I'll .Irtmmrjw 3. 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