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BIBllOV & Co., HANKERS
Honolulu, Hawaiian Inland.
Draw Kchaugc on tliB
JBiinlc oi Oalll'oruln, te. I?'.
And their agents In
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONO.
Messru. N. Jl. Hothschltd & Pon, London
Tho Commercial Hunk Co., ot Sydney,
The Commercial Bank Co., of Sydney,
The flunk of New Zealand- Auckland,
Chrl'tchurch, mid Wellington
The Hank of HrltlMi Columbia, Vic
toria, II. C, and Portland, Or.
Transact a General Hanking Hii"ltics9.
Pledged to neither Sect nor Part;.
Bnt ostaMUhcd for the benefit of nil.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1880.
NOTES AND QUERIES.
Some twenty-four years ago, ac
cording to our information, a law
was enacted here, forbidding a man
not knowing navigation, to take
charge of a vessel running to the
other islands witli a passenger
license, and candidates for captain's
positions were required to pass an
examination before receiving com
mand. The law fell into abeyance
two or three years after its enact
ment, mid has continued so ever
since. If such a law still remains
on our statute books, would not the
interests of humanity be bcrvctl by
The bill remodelling the fire limits
of Honolulu, as amended first by a
select committee and again by the
Assembly, is printed in full in this
issue. When the bill was referred
to that committee, it was on a sug
gestion to extend the limits, so far
as business places arc concerned, to
Thomas Square. In the measure,
a3 it returned from the committee,
however, compliance with that sug
gestion was found not to have been
made, nor did the committee allude
to the question at all. Probably
good reasons occurred to the com
mittee for not making the change,
but it is a little curious that the sub
ject, for which the bill was referred
to them primarily, should have re
ceived no mention in their report to
Persons from abroad, of brief
residence here, and unfamiliar with
the methods of procedure of Hawaii
an Legislatures,, speak derisively of
the time "was .A"suul the small
amount o"work done up to the pre
sent time of the current session.
There has undoubtedly been a sulll
cient proportion of windy talk, with
out sensu or meaning, that has
wasted considerable time that might
have been devoted to useful work.
Nevertheless, the Iloue has hcttled
down to business in a way very un
usual at so carlj' a stage of the
session, and accomplished an amount
of work seldom, if ever, effected in
the same time by any previous
Legislature. Continuance in the
same course will probably terminate
this session within half the time
taken up by the .session of two years
In providing for the educational
requirements of the country one
thing has been omitted teachers'
residences. In many, probably
most, of the country districts, resi
dences for teachers are almost as
necessary as school houses for cliil
ren; because of the difllculty, in
some cases impossibility, experi
enced by teachers in procuring suit
able abodes. Of course, It is un
reasonable to suppose that the edu
cational authorities should be able,
with the limited means at their dis
posal, to meet off hand every re
quirement of the department, and
no doubt the most urgent needs have I
received first attention. Hut would
it not be well for the Hoard of Edu
cation in asking and the Legislature
in granting funds for the coming
biennial period to consider the claim
Jlose "I say, por, why does dey
alius putD. C. after Washington?"
Daddy "Why, child, I's surprised
at yer igrnanee. Uoan yer know
dat D. C. means dat Wafehington
ivaz do daddy of his country?"
"You are a regular dude," rudely
observed the young man to an ex
pensively dressed btranger in the
theater lobby the other night.
"Wrong, my friend," replied the
stranger politely, "I make dudes.
I am n tailor." New York Gra
phic. A colored carpenter in Savannah
fell backward from a third-story
scaffolding, turned a complete somer
sault, struck square on his feet, and
was back to his work so quick- that
the boss only docked Jijm threo
minutes' loss of time. Narrlstown
Tt-KSDAY, May 18th.
The Assembly was called to ortler
by the President, Hon. J. S. Wulkci,
tit 10 a. m., uuil nflcr prayer by
Hep. J. AVntatimu, Cliaplain, the
minutea of previous meeting were
read by the Secretary and Inter
preter, Messrs. Pierce and Wilcox,
Hep. Hielinrdson presented a peti
tion from Wailuku, praying for an
appropriation for a public building
at that place. Heferred to Commit
tee on Public Lands aud Internal
The same member presented a
petition that a law be passed prohi
biting any more Chinese laborers
from coming into tills kingdom. He
ferred to the Judiciary Committee.
lti:i'OUI'S AM) HKS0I.UTIOS3.
Hep. Hrown, from the .Judiciary
Committee, reported favorably on
the petition from Mr. J. V. Hrown,
for lefundiiur S232..r7 paid by him
on certain stock under thumisappie
hension that it was public stock.
Committee recommended that an item
be inserted in the Appropriation Hill
for that purpose. Adopted.
I5cp. Italua moved a resolution
that an item of S.".7,' be inserted in
the Appropriation Hill, to refund
one Puniliia taxes paid twice. He
ferred to Finance Committee.
Hep. Dole obtained leave to read
a first time an act to provide for the
descent of property to next of kin,
in case of an inlust'Ju leaving
neither fattier, molhor, sister nor
The same member presented a
resolution, which was. seconded by
Hep. Castle, that the Minister of
Foreign Affaiis be requested to ex
plain the dismissal of the Hawaiian
Consul at Hrusscls. Carried.
Hep. Castle piesenteda resolution
that an item of $1,000 be inserted
in the Appropriation Hill, for ex
tending aud improving the wharf
and light at Lahaiua, Maui, ami
urged the necessity of the work
being immediately carried out. Laid
on the tabic to bo considered with
the Appropriation Hill.
Hep. Dole presented a resolution
for an appropriation of $2,000 for
repairing and widening the road in
Pauoa Valley, District of Honolulu.
He said that $3,000 was appropriated
two years ago for that road, but
none was expended, except a few
repairs made on the best part of it
just before the election. Laid on
table to be considered with the Ap
liep. Nahale read a first time an
act to amend sec. 128G, Civil Code,
relating to the property of married
Hep. Thurston presented the fol
lowing resolution: That the Minister
of the Interior do inform this As
sembly in writing as to the reasons
I why the "Act to Facilitate the
Acquiring and Settlement of Ilome
bteads," has not been carried into
effect. Also, whether any, and, if
any, what steps have been taken
towards opening the Government
lands to .settlement. Also, whether
the Government has any plans look
ing toward the carrying out of this
act or of some other act for the
purpose of opening Government
lands to settlement. The mover said
it was not for the purpose of nag
ging the Minister of the Interior, or
of scoring a point against him, that
he offered this resolution, but be
cause this was a very important
matter, and if the Ministry was not
going to do anything oilier members
of the Legislature should have the
opportunity of moving in the mat
ter. He referred to the large num
ber of Portuguese, whose contracts
have expired and are expiring, and
who desire, if possible to settle in
the kingdom. Ho had seen a state
ment in the Portuguese paper to the
effect that about $700,000 would
leave the country with departing
Portuguese. It would be economy
to keep those people here.
Minister Gulick said he would not
anticipate any proper answer to the
lcsolution, the importance of which
lie recognized as much, perhaps, as
the mover. Tin would merely make
the remark, similar to what a reso
lution of a few days ago called forth,
respecting the annoyance which is
caused by not having the depart
mental reports there. In the report
of the Minister of Interior the ques
tion of the lion, member would, he
thought, bu answered satisfactorily.
Hecognizing the importance of this
matter, early m the biennial period
the Government increased the sur
vey staff materially, young men
being tiplpcted who were raised here
and therefore acquainted with the
country. The Government lands
were lounu io no nuoui uhuu iq, w
speak in a general way. The Gov
ernment has certainly some good
laud, but people in seeking land
were- not, of course, going to take
the poorest. It had been ascuiv
tained, up to the present stage of
the work, that the Government
still holds 831,000 noics of land,
100,000 of which was valueless, re
presenting mountain tops, lava
Hows, etc. The report would, how
ever, bo laid before tho house
Hep. Thurston moved the resolu
tion bo laid on the table till tho re
port of tho Minister came in. It
seemed to him that the absence of
those reports was so detrimental to
the woik of the house that the print
ing ofllccs should be told to print no I
more bills until the reports were
Minister Neumann lead a first
time an net to amend sec. 12, chap.
61, laws of 1881, relating to punish
ment for cruelty to animals. It adds
imprisonment, at discretion of the
magistrate, to fine, the maximum
penalty being $20, or one month's
imprisonment, or both fine and im
prisonment. Minister Gulick presented the ic
port of the select committee on the
Honolulu lire limits bill, submitting
an amended act, and, on motion of
Hep. Hrown, the report was adopted.
After a prolonged discussion and
suspension of the rules and recon
sideration, it was agreed to make
the bill a Bpccial order of the day
Hep. Hrown presented a resolution
for an appropriation of ?l,ii00 for
a courthouse at Koolauloa. lie had
seen the District Justice there try
ing a criminal under a tree. Laid
on table to be considered with Ap
Hep. Castle presented a resolution
that the Minister of Interior be re
quested to lay before the house a
statement of the load tax collected
in Wailuku District during last
period, together with an itemized
account of the expenditure thereof.
Itep. Kaulia presented a resolution
for an appropriation of $10,000 for
loads in Koolaupoko. Tabled for
consideiation with Appropriation
Hep. Castle picsonted a resolution,
which was similarly disposed of, for
S3,000 for the road anil necessary
bridges thereon, between Wailuku
and Maalaea Hay.
Hep. Kaunainano moved a resolu
tion that, from this date forward, in
the case of all acts, petitions and
resolutions referred to standing
committees, the introducer of any
of such documents bhall appear be
fore the committee to which it is re
ferred and be in attendance upon
such committee to give explanations.
Hep. Paehaole presented a resolu
tion for an appropriation of $500,
for making a road at AVaialau. Laid
Hep. Wight gave notice of an act
to amend sees. -10, -11, 53, chap. 13,
laws of 1882, relating to internal
Hep. Palohau presented a resolu
tion for an appropriation of S800 to
pay the salary of a clerk to the
Sheriff of Kauai. Also, one that
the President be requested to ap
point a committee of thirteen to lix
the pay of policemen throughout
Hep. Hrown at 12 o'clock moved
for a recess till 1 :30 r. m. Carried.
The Assembly took up tho special
order of the day, being considera
tion of the act to define the lire
limits of the city of Honolulu, and
to regulate tho erection and repair
ing of buildings within the prescrib
ed limits. On motion of Hep.
Castle tho bill was read section by
Hep. Castle moved to replace
Smith tsttei't with Mnunakca street
in tlie Hawaiian version, to make it
correspond with the English.
Hep. Palohau wanted to know
who was going to build those iire
pioof structures, the Government or
the owners of the ground. (Called
to order by Mr. Dole). The speaker
added that if tho bill was defective
the house had no right to patcii it
The amendment passed and then
tho section as amended.
The second section passed with
tho con'i'ctiou of sundry typographi
Rep. Dole moved to strike out
tho vords-"and be completed within
ninety days," from the third section,
lie said "the limitation could not be
Minister Neumann did not agree
with the criticism of the lion, mem
ber. If the building is not complet
ed within tho prescnbed tune the
owner will have to got a now per
mission. Otherwise the streets would
be cumbered with material indefi
nitely, Hup. Dole said his amendment
did not intend to liavo niiitoi ial ob
structing tho streets. That would
occur just as much in electing fire
proof buildings as in lopairing wood
en ones. The Minister of Interior
had already introduced a bill on
that point, Of course all laws aio
intended to be for tho publio con
venience, and it was for thorn to seo
that thoy did nut unnecessarily
interfere with private rights. Some
repairs would bo completed in 24
liouis, others would take months.
He thought it smacked n little of
tho dark ages to punish a man who
was a little longer in finishing his
building than another, by fine or
imprisonment, or both. Ho should
bo very sad indeed to boo his friend
.Mr. Castle working in tho publio
strceth, for being boiindiand in his
nuclei takings, while the Minister of
Interior oi Attorney-General would
not look wull in prison garb.
Minjstor Gulick did not riso to
defend this proyisiop because it
was incorporated in a pleasure ho
had till' hopor of intiodiicjug. Hut
lio would say thut the provision in
question wns not arbitrary! that Is,
it was not coined for this particular
occasion. Thin noil other provisions
relating to tho construction of (lro
proof buildings were taken directly
from tho fiio"ordinances of the city
of San Francisco, and it could hardly
bo said that the republican city of
San Francisco has gone back to the
dark ages. TIkmo ordinances have
been devised as the result of long
experience. Their main object, as
he understood it, in considering an
act of this sort, was to piovidc, as
far as may bo, against tho destruc
tion of the town, and this was apio
visioti which in other cities had been
found to work well. There was not
a uutiiiing capable oi repairs in tins i
burnt district that would take more
than a mouth to complete, mid this
bill only allowed repairs when not
more than one third of the structure
required to be renewed.
The amendment was lost, and the
The fouith section passed with
verbal amendments to make its in
tent clearer, amendments rcgatding
the dimensions of signs, offered by
Heps. Dole and Dickey, boing lost.
On motion of Hep. Thurston,
"fireproof" was put in place of
"brick" in two places In the fifth
section, mid on motion of Hep. Hay
scldcu the dimensions of cornices
allowed, not llrepioof, were struck
out, and the section was passed as
Hep. Thurston moved to insert
"l'iie Marshal" instead of "Minis
ter of Interior" in the sixth section,
lie thought the Minister had more
important duties than going round
Hep. Castle thought a new olHcer
should be appointed for this ser
vice a superintendent of buildings.
Hep. Dole did not want any more
red tape. It was enough that olll-
ccrs should report infractions to the
After observations from Heps.
Richardson and Thurston, the
amendment was lost and the section
On section seven, Rep. Thurston
thought there was a chance for the
lawyers, in mentioning "Oaliu Jail"
as the place of imprisonment for
offenders, and moved to strike the
Rep. Dole moved in amendment
that the words relating to imprison
ment be entirely struck out. It was
improper to subject an oflender, for
such an offence, to imprisonment
Minister Gulick, respecting a re
mark that had been made about the
barbarism of this bill, was free to
say that when they came to a punish
ment it savored of barbarism. It
might be said that if a man was a
little over his ninety days he would
be subject to imprisonment, but it
was hardly necessary to say that no
justice would do such a thing. IIu
considered the punishment in sec
tion 7 was progressive, covering a
first offense and determined disre
gard of the regulations both. Punish
ment by fine alone had proved in
adequate for the suppression of
cruelty to animals, so that an act
had been introduced to add impri
sonment to the punishment of indi
viduals disregardful of the provi
sions of that law.
Rep. Thurston expiessed himself
in favor of the amendment.
The amendment was carried.
Rep. Dole, in amendment to tin
amendment offered by Rep. Dickey,
which the latter accepted, moved to
insert "after conviction" after the
word "violation." Carried.
The section as amended was then
Sections 8 and 9 passed without
Rep. Dole thought the title was
defective in expressing two objects,
and after discussion by Minister
Nciimnnn, who considered the title
all right, and Rep. Hrown likewise,
an amendment was submitted by
Minister Gibson, which carried,
making the title read, "An Act to
Regulate the Erection and Repair
ing of Buildings in the City of
Honolulu within Prescribed File
Rep. Dole moved a reconsidera
tion of sec. 8, which was lost.
On motion of Rep. Richardson
the bill passed as amended, and on
motion of Hop. Castle it was or
dered to be engrossed and read a
third time on Thursday.
The President announced the
third reading of an act to amend
sec. 1, chap. t)0, Penal Code.
Rep. Kaunamano said he Intro
duced this bill. He had given
notice of another bill similar in
nature. Also the member for Hono
lulu (Mr. Baker) had given notice
of another. Ho therefore moved to
pass the consideration of this bill
for tho present.
Minister Neumann moved it be
laid on the tnlp for consideration
with other bills of the same kind.
Rep. Richardson, at a quarter to
4, moved the house adjourn till 10
Minister Neumann hoped the lion,
member would withdraw his motion
so that tho order of the day could
The motion wns insisted on and
An act to repeal sec. 1 of an act
to facilitate the recovery of rents.
Rep. Richardson moved the inde
finite postponement of the bill.
Minister Neumann asked for the
reasons of the mover.
Rep. Richardson Bccauso tho
present Jaw js good enough.
Minister Neumann Tio law
allows me, if I am your landlord,
(7 come into your houso and take
your property, irrespeotlvo ot its
value, and irrespective of your
debt, and expose it for sao at auc
tion, and pay ypq whatever may be
left out of tho proceeds, after pay
ing my costs and your rent, It is n
bnrbaroiiB law to be on the statute
books of a civilized nation. If the
law had not a section to give full
power to the landlord to collect his
rent, there might have been a neces
sity for this, but the law docs give
him protection. The constitution
provides that you me protected in
your property. This law is oppres
sive in putting power in the hands
of a piivate individual to enforce
his claims no matte!' what damage
may be inflicted on any one else.
He moved the bill be referred to a
select committee. Carried.
Rep. Aliolo moved to adjourn till
10 o'clock to-morrow, which carried,
the house lising at -I o'clock.
rpiIK rcgulm quaituly un-i'lliij. of the
X Slum-hold. h of IIu- Union Feed
Co., Lind'eil, will lie held nt the olllre
of O W Miitjfarlniic t'li. mil IIU US.
DAY, AtiiviiO'li nt 11:1)0 A.M.
WALTKK S. HANKS,
It tikVy- Union Fe. l Co , Id.
Ir. Locke MirM
First Recital at
Y. HE. C. A. Hall,
Friday Evening, May 21, 1880,
at 7: in o'clock.
Charles Dlckcus' Beautiful Story,
A. CliiifU.iimi Carol."
Kinj; Hubert of Sloth...
A li'tnciilltrc S?U"y,
A Pcrsoaul Contession.
Tickets, 50 cii(s Kafh. 32
liyordtruf L. A Thiiision an. I Mr
II. G Alexander ndiii mi-li nlor and a!
inliiistraliix of thu Eotatuof V. II. Alex,
under, deceased, acting under order ot
sale of the Supreme Cn'irt, 1 ivlll sell at
public; miction, at my alesioom in 11 o.
MONDAY, Msty 2d, 1880,
At 12 o'clock, noon, nil ' that cer
tain piopert) known as the
Tie Mett Gitii
eituatu in Mukiiwno and Kiila, Maul,
coiibK ing of thu lands of
ICAMAMKUI, containing K,:!S aeies,
PULEHUMJI maiika, containing 11,-
AAPUEO 1 and 2. containing f',81 acres,
Total, 32,071 acres, more or less, .
The Lands are. all in fee simple, and
title is perfict.
The Ranch Stock
800 head of Cattle, more or less,
4,500 head of Sheep, more or less,
85 Horses, moro or less,
A portion of the land is wooded, sup.
plying an abundance of firewood.
A pen Hon of the land not nt prc-ent
necei-ury for carrying on the ranch i
rented out, bringing in an nnmial rental
'I he lands cti d iroiu Mnalaen Hay,
including (Idling right, to the top of
Halealuiia, and are bounded on onut-Mu
by tho Von Tempsky and Goodness
ranches, and on tho other side by
Sprcckelsvillc, "V. II. Ilailey's ranch, the
East Maui Stock Company's ranch
(Blower's) and llaiku-iika.
The soil Is In gicat pait lieh and fer
tile, and ihe picture for Mock ( .vt llenl.
Thu land and stock will be sold as a
whole, being put up nt an
Upset Bid of $50,000,
Terms nre: 25,000 cash, the btdnncu
to be paid in equal installments In 1, 2,
a, ! and fi years, secured by first mort.
gage upon the premises sold, nnd ini.
provemems hereafter placed tbeicon.
Interest at the nite of 8 por cuul. per
niuiuii, free of taxes payable semi-im.
tiually. Principal mid interest payable
in United Suites gold coin. Deeds at
oxpenbo of iiii('.hncr.
J. LYONS, Auct'r.
CJf" Maps of thu land can bo seen,
and full paiticiilars obtained at thu
otllee of L. A. TIIUHSTOK, U8 Mer.
chant sticnt. '.121
11 V order of Mr. AV. II. Cornwell,
bell, at public auction,
On MONDAY, Msty 24tli,
At 12 o'clock, noon, for account of Es
tate of Henry Cornwell, deceased, that
ceriain trnrt of land known as PUK
IIUNUIMAKAl, adjoining Piilehuniii
Mimku, belonging to thu Halcuknla
Iliinch, cetato of 0. 11. Alexander, de.
Teased, This property is bounded on
the west by lie Hawaiian ('oinmcrckil
Company's cam fU'lu, am lending
from tlu 'Wallukii commons io Manhica
Kay, containing over l.COQ ocrcs of tho
finest sugar and grazing lands on tho
Island ft Maul, On tho sidu adjoining
tho cuiiD fields a now wire fuuou linn re.
ccntly been built,
TEKMS OE SAIiE Onu-thlrd cash,
huhtneu at II and 12 immtliH,ut 3 percent.
A map of thu property can bu scon Jul
J. LYONS, Auctioneer.
IMPORTERS AND UFA I I R IN
Stasis ai Fancy Groceries, Produce ai Provisions,
IS'o. rW "Fort StrccL Honolulu, II. T.
lino TO CALL ATTENTION' TO, A.t ISV1TK THE INSl'KCTION OK TIIEIII
Extensive & Varied Stock of Fresh Goods.
Tho quality and variety of our Ice House Delicacies nre iinsiirpasFcd (If
cquulli'd), by other dealers.
Tuble Luxuries and Dellc.ic.les of every description.
Kwiponited, Peeled and Fitted Fruits, Nuts and Kiilslns.
Woodlawn Dairy Butter in 1-lb. BrickB, 65 cents each; Fresh
Island Butter, at 50 cents per lb.
Solo Afents for Anchor Flour, a flri-t grndo Klour for family use.
Oats, Barley, Bran, Wheat and Corn, at lowest minuet uiiri
our guarantee goes wlih eveiy article sold, for Quality, Correct Weight nnd
The minutest eaio cxcrclsul in uccimitely oxecutlni: all order. Should
any mistake occur In spite of this,
Goods ivill bo Exchanged or Money Keiumled.
Dally dellvcilcs to all parts of Hie City aud Walklkl; Island Orders solicited and
W P. O. Ho 4:)5. Roth Telephones 1T0. -a
JUST OPENED UI
Jersey Waists from $2 to $8;
Jersey Cloths in all Shades;
Ladies' Untrimmed Hats, the latest Styles;
Ornaments, All-Over Lace,
nd a Fine Line of Trunks,
TEMPLE OF FASHION,
Ol .iitl OCi 3Tort Sti-cet.
Wo are pleased to announce the arrival of our immense lnigc Invoice of
Dry Goods, Fancy Hoods, Laces, Elon,
Clothing and Gent's Furnishing Goods,
and are now offering unprecedented and unrivalled Bargains in all ourdepartm'ts
Letting Down the Price.
.lust received, 100 pieces of very line Victoria Lawn at $3 apiece, 10 yatds; n very
large lu-sortniont of new Spring stjles In Lawiih, 4-1 Hatlste, Sateens, plalu
figured and brocaded, white Pique ami it full Hue of Drcts Goods, tho lntcst out.
JLrfee 3Boiuele, LadieK' Tricot Olotli
in all the now shades; 40 doz Ladies Lisle Tlirund llo.-e at 40 cents,
tho best value ever offered.
Jiifitieeelved, all the latest styles in Boys
Jilue 'lancl Sailor hulls at S'J.no
Ladies', Men's, Misses' and Children's Sloes,
which wo offer at bed-rock prices,,
S. COHN & CO., Proprietors.
LADIES' BAM, 88 FORT STREET,
BARGAINS, BARGAINS, BARGAINS I
Ladles are requested to cull and examino my
IVe-w Stock 1ol" Millinery Goods,
just received, ex Zcalandia, amongst which are toiao of the
Newest and Latest Stylos of Hats, Italian Del Monte,
In fancy mixed Shell Braid and "N'lilto Chip and Lace, funny mixed Dixeyand
Greystone, Leghorn Laurel and Arno, Ac , &c.
Feathers, Plumes, Flowers, Ornaineiits, Laces, Velvets and Plushes in great
vnileiy; also, Straw Trimmings.
All Work Guaranteed and at tho Lowest Possible Prices.
MRS. J, LYONS, Proprietor.
ViiMelliio C'nmplior Ire,
VuhcHiio Cold O renin,
Vaseline. Ilulr OH,.
ViiHollue Neiyiuc Machine OH-,,
Hollister & Co,, 109 Fort Street. -
.i. ic. -wuiyojon.
and Children's Suits; Urear Bargains.
a Suit. Just received,, direct from