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EVENING liULLETiN, MAY 18,1806.
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I BY AUTHORITY.
H Tenders Wanted.
Tenders will bo tocoivod until 8ATUR
UAY, May 23, nt 12 m., for printing
500 copies of tbo ltoport of tho Ikmid of
Education for tbo 21 months ending Dec.
' Tbo Board r Helves tbo right to reject
suy or nil bld.
By order of tbo Board of education,
, JOHN F. SCOTT,
Socrotary pro torn.
Honolulu, May 10, 1890. 307'5t
The rtgulnr Midsummer V.icntioti of tho
rnblio School of tbo llepnblio of Hawaii
will begin JUNE 20th, nnd continue until
.MONDAY, SEl'TEUUEH 7, 1800.
lo loave of absence will' bo grnuled
during tho ruinuiudcr of tbo torra oxcept
By order of tbo Board of Education.
JOIIN F. SCOTT,
Secrelury pro Icm.
Honolulu, My 10, 1800. 307 Ct
S Euepi Bulletin
DANIEL LOGAN, Editor.
MONDAY, MAY 18, 189G.
Thoro litis boon much talk of
class lcgislntion o Into, nnd many
of tho bills before tho present leg
islature aro olaimod to bo objec
tiouablo if not unconstitutional on
that score. However, thoro is a
great tlifforouco of opinion, hero
and olsowhero, as to what really
constitutes class legislation.
Tho Supremo Court of Califor
nia in deciding a fow weeks ago
that tho Barbor's Sunday-closing
Act was unconstitutional,discusscd
class legislation at length in its
opinion in which tho law was very
ieverely ciiticlsed, and it should
be noted that tho nine Justices
composing tho Court were of tho
same mind. Tho objections to tho
constitutionality of tho Act woro
juito numorouB. It was first
urged that tho Act violated tho
very first section of tho Constitu
tion in that it took from tho citi
zen his inalionablo rights to earn
monoy by honest labor. A sec
ond objection was that tho Act
violated tho same Section in that
it granted special privileges
and immunities to all classes
of citizens except harbors. Thoro
was a further objectiou that tho
act was special legislation.
. On all points tho Supremo Court
found against tho law.Tho court did
not agree in tho contention that
the pnBsngo of tho law was within
the polico power of tho Legisla
ture. Such could not bo tho law,
said tho opinion, because tho act
took f rom a olaBS of oittzons a con
ititutioual right. A law restrict
ing tho hours of labor of barbers
urns doclarod to bo no loss unrea
sonable than would bo a statute
forbidding citizons to oat bread
before it was at least twenty-four
, Discussing other points involv
ed tho court said:
"It is not oasy to see whoro and
how this Inw protects labor from
tho unjust exactions of capital.
A. man's constitutional liberty
means moro than his personal
freedom. It moans, with many
other rights, his right freely to
labor and to own tho fruits of his
toil. It is u curious law for tho
protection of Inbor which puuishos
the laborer for working. Yot that
is precisely what this law does.
Tho laboring barber engaged in a
most resj)octuble,usoful and clean
ly pursuit, is singled out from tho
thousands of liiB follows in other
employments nnd told that, willy
nilly, ho sliall not work up
on holidays and Suudays aftor J2
o'clock noon. His wishes, tastes
or necessities nro not consulted.
If ho labors, ho is a criminal.
Such protection to labor carried n
littlo further, would sond him
from tho jail to tho poorhouso.
"How comoa it thnt tho legisla
tive oyowns so koonto dincorn tho
noedBof tho opproBsod harbor and
yet wns blind to his toiling
brethren in othor vocations?
Steam car and street car opera
tives toil through long and weary
Sunday hours; so do mill nnd
factory hands. Thoro is no Sun
day period of rest nnd no protec
tion for tho ovor-worked employes
of tho doily papers. Do those not
neod rest and protoction? Tho
bare suggestion of thesp consider
ations shows tho iujustico nnd in
equality of this law.
"In brief whothor or not a gen
oral law lo promote rest from la
bor in all business vocations may
bo uphold as within tho duo exor
cise of tho polico power, a law
such as this cannot. A law is
not nlways general because it op
orates upon nil within n class.
Thoro must bo back of that a sub
stantial ronson why it is mado to
operate only ou a class and not
generally upon all. unt in
a law such as this no reason has
or can bo shown why tho follow
ers of ono useful and unobjection
able employment should bo de
barred from tho right to labor on
cortnin days and no others.
When any ono such class is
singled out nnd put under tho
criminal bau of a law such as
this tho law not only is spociul,
unjiiBt nnd unreasonable in its
operation, but marks an invasion
of individual liborty, tho liberty
of free labor, which it protonds
Tho effect of tho decision, is to
declaro that barber shops can
keep open in California on Sun
days and holidays just as long as
on any other day. Early closing
can only bo brought about by a
general law affecting all classes of
DUTY ON WINES.
Minister Damon's argument in
tho Senate today that a steady in
crease iu tho consumption of
puro and hoalthy wines liko
those of California means a con
sequent decrease iu the amount of
spirits consumed is a good one,
especially when ho is able to
back it up with such figures as
are shown in tho following tablo
which gives tho number of gal
lons of wines and spirits that
linvo passed through tho Hono
lulu Custom Houso in tho past
55 I 5 5S -
; g a 8
. C oo Sq
V S5 ' ss
to Co S
188G-80.0G1 -17.001 33.000
1887-71380 73.333 1.9G7
1888-28.017 71.9.-57 43.310
1SS9-28.208 9U.B03 71.595
1890-50.490 122.005 71.575-
1893-1G.518 115.220 98.072
1S91-48.183 132.911 8-1.731
1895-12.951 140.053 97.099
Tho foregoing tnblo shows that
in 1880, 80,000 gallons of spirits
woro imported and only 47,001 of
wino, or an excess of 33,000 gal
lons of spirits. Sinco that year
tho oxcoss has been in tho impor
tations of wino, which havo grad
ually taken tho place of tho strong
er spirits, tho consumption of
which in ton years hns
been reduced about ono half.
Agaiust tho loss of 40,000 gallons
of spirits last year wo had a gain of
97,000 gallons of wino, but as tho
wino is only about opo-fourth tho
strength of the spirits thoro is n
olonr -gain for tho cause of tem
perance in tho non-consumption
of at least 20.0Q0 gallons of
spirits, nnd this in spito of n vnst
increase of wino-drinking popula
tiou, such as tho Portuguese and
From a dosoriptiou of tho
maguiiicent steamship Doric, duo
here tomorrow, which appears in
another column, thoro is littlo
doubt sho will soon becomo n
gonernl fnvorito with tho trnveling
public. Her stoaming capacities,
ns dnvoloped on tho voyngo from
Liverpool to San Francisco, show
thnt slio can enpturo tho Honolulu
records nt will.
The Moil Beautiful Women . . .
. . . Also the Jromeliest
USE DJUFTKD SNOW FLOUJl.
Atk Your Qroctr For U
A FEW WORDS ON BICY
CLES AND CUTLERY.
In a Coast newspaper de
voted to the bicycle business
we read that dealers in bicy-
' cles are authority for the state-
ment that the business aspect
of the bicycle trade has mate
rially changed during the past
;year. instead or tne main
. business consisting in dealing
I with men's wheels, quite the
i contrary is true. Dealers are
j now doing their utmost to
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iuiiaii uic cyca ui uic wunicn.
All of which shows that the
ladies are taking very kindly
to bicycle riding all over the
world. And it is the same
here, the demand for ladies'
wheels is continually increas
ing. We have received five
of the TRIBUNE LADIES'
WHEELS on this steamer and
have more on the way. These
wheels are of this year's make,
direct from the factory, no back
numbers, and have all the latest
We have also a number of
Tribune racers and gent's
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my" wheels. This is an en
tirely new machine, named
after the great rider, Zimmer
mann, and we shall be pleased
to explain its merits to in
Butve started in to say a
few words on CUTLERY, of;
which we received an im-
mense assortment on the Aus
tralia, which is now unpacked
and on exhibition. In table
cutlery we have an immense
variety in new and elegant
patterns and all sizes. In pock
et cutlery we have a number
of new designs. Knives to
cut lead pencils and knives to
trim your finger nails with, and
knives to cut down your ex
penses with. We have prun
ing knives which are just the
thing for the members of the
Legislature to use in cutting
down the appropriation bills,
and some suitable for the Ad
vertiser man to do his "cheese
paring" with. In fact we
have all kinds of knives, large
and small, light or heavy, but
all of them of the best quality
We have carving knives
with ivory, buckhorn or bone
handles, butcher knives, skin
ning knives, knives with cork
screws in them for camping
out or staying at home. In
fact we have all sorts of knives
suitable for all sorts and con
ditions of people.
Hawaiian Hardware Co.
Opposito Bproolcols linnlc,
NO. 307 FORT STRKET.
brought us some of tho hand
somest littlo gold chatelaine
watches over soen. Beautifully
enameled in reds and blues, sot
with diamonds, and without
them; others with rows of
pearls and other gems. All
made to run and keep good
All havo handsomo gom set
brooches to match, and tho
"toot and scrnmblo" of the
whole is truly beautiful. They
belong to a class of watch not
heretofore imported, and we
tnko prido in showing them to
our customers. Tho prices are
not as high as ono would ima
gine for such high grade goods;
ranging from $50.00 up.
Our small oxidised chato
laino watch at $0.00 must also
not bo overlooked. For a watch
costing almost nothing; run
ning well, and rich looking,
this cannot bo equaled by any
thing wo have seen.
Our agency for ono of tho
best Swiss watch manufactur
ers, enables us to placo before
you, designs which are exclu
sive and unique, and move
ments which for timo keeping J
qualities cannot bo excelled.
You will bo surprised how
fine a "Non-macnctic" silver
watch wo can sell vou for $14.
00. Ono that will resist all
magnetic influences; which in
this ago of electricity is a point
of incalculable value. No mat
ter what grado of watch you
aro going to buy, ours is tho
stock to pick it from; because
no other stock is half ns large,
no other stock contains tbo ex
clusive patterns, and no other
prices cm come down to ours;
road-'AND WE GUARANTEE
' j:j v jujA. x jj,xu r iu tnuiu.
H. P. Wiclmian
Simple, Safe, No Smoke, Nb
A very hnmlsomo stovo, profusely
niokled, botuitifully Jnpamicd nuil onm
montod nud Btrougly built. Unking, Cook
ing nnd. if necessary, washing uuu bo ilcmo
nt tbo sumo time.
show whether tbo burners nro closed.
Thin not only ensures simplicity, but
U also m
becnuso tlio humeri) cannot bu open
ed further tlinit necessary,
Tho oven flnmo is utiougor tlinu
either top llnuio, therefore linking
ciui bo done to perfection in n short
Castle & Cooke,
We can supply you with anything you want in
our line from the cheapest to tho finest Shoes
mado. You have seen our "Bull Dory?" No
one hns licked him yet. We nro lighting for
trade. You aro buying Shoes. Wu aro selling,
them. You shall havo as good terms as any
othor customer. .
The Manufacturers' Shoe Co.,
Bigf Slioe Store.
Tho report of three physi
cians connected with tho Board
of Health on tho condition of
tho water which the peoplo of
Honolulu drink is valuable, if
for no other reason, that it
gives one timo to select tho
right company to insure one's
life with, and to make neces
sary arrangements for cemetery
lot and undertaker.
If tho citizen who prefers
life to uncertainties, tho incon
venience and bother of treat
ing Bright's disease or fever
may be eosil avoided by an
investment in tho proper sort i
of filter. Wo have ono mado
of natural stone, tho water be-
ing filtered through a cylin
drical disc. This disc is easily
removed for cleansing and may
bo mado perfectly clean by a
moment's brush tig.
Tho filter has not been
named yet, b,ut another, iden
tical iu shape and manufacture
is called the Success. Ours is
just as good without a name
and costs a dollar less. You
see, the name amounts to
something. Wo havo also a
stock of tho Gurney improved
refrigerators and ice boxes,
some of which havo water
tanks and taps, in which filter
ed water may bo kept cool.
Von Holt Building.
Auction Sales by Jas. F. Morgan.
COFFEU ESTATE AND
I am directed to Bell at Public Auction on
Wednesday, May 27, '96,
at 12 o'clock noon of eald day at my Gales
rooms on Queen street. In Honolulu (unless
Boouir disposed of at private talc) tliu follow
liij' described property, namely:
simple situate at Kolo and Oleloraoana 1 In
South Kona. Island of Hawaii, about chrht
miles by a good road from Ilookcna, one ot
the lamest vllhures In Kona. Tliero Is an ex.
cellent lnndlni; on the land Itself from whero
me eoiice aim other prouueo could no shipped
and a good site for a mill near the landing.
Fifty acres of land aro in cotlco. ltougbly es
timated there Is about seven hundred acres of
splendid colfeo land lying all ou one block on
liotli sides of tbo Government Kond. Eight
hundred acres 1 lng above and 10 tho Eastof
tho seviu hundred acres abovo mentioned Is
also excellent land and although at a higher
altitude Is no doubt also well adapted for
coffee culture. The lower land below the
eolfce belt Is sultaole forplncapples and sisal.
There Is a dilng houso, store and work
rooms, a Gordon's I'ulper, luborers' quarters
and water tanks at tbo plantation, and the
land Is partly walled. There 1ms never been
any blight on this laud, although coffee was
planted agrcat many) cars ago. Old residents
of Kona like thu late I). II. Nahlnu, J. W.
Kualmuku and others have testified to this
fitct. There Is a, sea fishery appurtenant to
'terms cimli or part of tho purchase price
can leinnlu ou mortgage at ulglit per cunt per
annum. Deeds and stamps tit thu expense ol
A map of thu property can bu seen and fur
ther partlculau obtidmd ut my sale iroomi.
,T. V, MORGAN,
BOUGHT EIGHT and
Auction Sales by Jas. F. Morgan.
Uy order of MISSUS. T. H. DAVIES &
CO. Ll), I will Lohl i Credit Sulo nt uiy
Sftlcsroom, Queen street,
On THURSDAY, May 21st,
AT 10 O'CLOCK A. M
. Of gooda comprising:
Lamp, Mati, Crockery find Gluaswaro,
Banco I'iiuh, Kettles, Jlags, Twine,
Fence Wiro, Rope, llnskets,
ETC., Uro, ETC-
Llburul TorniH at Sale 1
JAS. F. MORGAN,
d?" My Haok d ics not tip iu this man
ner, no mnttor bow weighty tho load.
Hack No. 14
B" TELEPHONE HGm
Stasdi nethol and KIor RtrootB.
The Armless Wonder,
Born Without Arms.
This Littlo 1'ortugneBo Lady EATS,
WHITES, SEWS, nnd poiforras many
other feat entirely with her toes.
Exhibitions daily .commencing on TUES
DAY AFTERNOON, April 2Sth. Open
from 10 to 12 a. m., 2 to 5 p. m., nnd 7 to
0 p. m.
4-J20 uiianu Street, aliovo Hotel.
AOnJlSSlQIl. 25C. CIlUQren. lOo.
. ' " .. w"bh, fcww,
Ivlorohunt Street, Honolulu.
Stationers, Music .
. and News Dealers.
EtTGany thu Largest Assortment in
theso HneH of any house on tho Islands. No
Just Received n cunbigumout of
Vose & Sons, SGbiller & Smitb ana Barnes
laf Hpoclal attention culled to tho lnst
named to those who want n good l'iuno at
inodcroto liilcu. Wo sell riunos ou tha
Wt) Jtliuiiilht'fiiro Itulthnr Nlumps.
fA. Islaud urdorH Hollelled, Oivo us a
trlul uud wu gcuiunteo mitUfuctlou,