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PACIFIC COMMERCIAL r ADVERTISER, NOVEMBER 12, 1887.
T.-SE CAILY Pacific Commercial Advertiser IS PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING. :o:- TEUMS OF SUBSCBIPTIOJS, Per annum - I6 00 Hix mouths ........... 3 00 Per montii 50c C3SnINTiitioiiH Payable Always in Advance. Communications from all parts of the Kingdom will always be very acceptable. Persons residing in any part of the United States can remit the amount of subscription due by Post Office money order. Matter intended for publication in the editorial columns should be addressed to Editor Pacific Commercial Advertiser.' Business communications and advertisements should, be addressed simply P. C. Advertises, And not to individuals. T 1-1 E Paciic Commercial Advertiser Is now for sale daily at the PolKwir.t: 1' ecrs J. H. SOPT-lt .. Merchant street L. M. HKWETT Merchant street T. O. THRUM Fort street WM. STRAULMASN Hawaiian Hotel Five Cents i?r Copy. SATURDAY November 12th THE LEGISLATURE. The Legislative Assembly sat until ten minutes past five o'clock last evening. The morning session was occupied with various matters, prominent among which was a statement by the Minister of Fi nance with regard to the 200,000 of bonds. The same Minister also laid be fore the House the Treasury receipts and expenditures for July, August, Septem ber and October and the disposition of the loan fund. Both of these reports are in the hands of the Printing Committee. The Makiki claims were inquired after by Rep. C. Brown. This matter will be dis cussed later on. Noble Castle asked for the fullest particulars of the Samoan Mission. In the afternoon the House took up the consideration of the load Board bill in Committee of the Whole. Everything went along smoothly until section 8 was reached. This section, as presented by the Minister of Interior in the original bill, and recommended to pass by a majority of the Judiciary Committee, reads as follows : Section 8. All road taxes shall be paid into the Public Treasury, and the amount so paid in from each district shall be a special deposit in the Treasury to the credit of such district, to be paid out only upon the order of the chairman of the jsioad Board of such district. The Minister of Finance shall, under no circumstances, allow such special deposits, or any part thereof, to be used for any other purpose than to pay the drafts which may be drawn thereon by the chairmen of the respective Road Boards. A long discussion took place on this section, during which Rep. A. S. Wilcox presented the following substitute sec tion : Sec. 8. All road taxes shall be paid to the Chairman of each Road Board, and the amount so paid in from each district shall be placed to the credit of such district and be paid entirety upon the order of the Chair man of the Road Board of such district, and the said Road Board shall pay to the Tax-Collectors of such district the same compensation for the collection of said road tax as is provided by law for the col lection of other taxes. Quite a number of the members were in favor of this substitute section, but the original section finally passed by a vote of 24 to 22. It is Sai.I That it is not true that "A Convert's" articles in the "Bulletin" are first writ ten in Russian; that "Finance" does not know what he is talking about ; that the steamer due on Tuesdav will bring important news about Pearl Harbor; that the Samoan mission is to be venti lated; that the roster of the Honolulu Rifles will be a surprise ; that there will be a large audience at the concert to night; that there has not yet been an opportunity to tell how the House stands; that A Convert" ought to be sent to the Smithsonian Institute; that the regatta will be a success; that the National Brewery will soon have some beer ready. The s. i. Society. At St. Andrew's Cathedral to-morrow, special sermons will be preached at the services and a collection taken up on le half of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in foreign parts. Every year a Sunday is set apart for this object and it has been usual to send $100 to the society. As the "Anglican Church Chronicle" says: "Every churchman in "the Hawaiian Islands knows what a true and steadfast friend the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel has been to the Church in Hawaii; how from the beginning it has liberally supported the Mission, and continued that support when all other help seemed to have been withdrawn." HAWAIIAN PARLIAMENT. Legislative Assembly Extra Ses sion of 1887. Eiffhth Day. Friday, November 11th. House met at 10 o'clock a. m. Prayer by the Chaplain. Minutes read and approved. PETITIONS. Rep. Paehaole presented a petition from Molokai praying that an Act be passed to provide a permanent settlement for Daniel Napela, a school-teacher on that island for the past thirty-seven years. The petition states that he is over 60 years of age and has done his work in an upright, honest manner, but now he is hardly able to carry out his work satisfactorily. Referred to Finance Committee. REPORT OK PRINTING COMMITTEE. Rep. Frank Brown, from the Printing Committe, reported an Act relating to the internal police of the Kingdom as printed and ready for distribution. ASKING FOR FURTHER TIME. Noble Dowsett, from the select commit tee on Princess Likelike's funeral expenses, asked for further time. Granted. THE LOAN FUND. Minister Green presented an answer to a resolution passed the previous day. It was read by Minister Brown, as follows: Hon. S. G. Wilder, President of the Leg islative Assembly Sir: In reply to the resolution asking if the 200,000 of bonds have been sold in London to actual invest ors in whole or in part, or whether they are still in the possession of the syndicate, 1 have the honor to reply that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all said bonds have been sold to actual investors and that they are not now in the possession of the syndicate. The following is an extract from a letter dated London. August 27th, from Mr. H. R. Armstrong to me: " In the meantime there is onepointupon which I think I ought to offer an explana tion to your Excellency viz., that the ques tion between the Hawaiian Government and the holders of the bonds is now quite distinct from the syndicate, whose func tions ceased entirely when the loan was issued to the British public, not one mem ber of the syndicate having an allotment of bonds specially made to him. The ques tion now at issue as to the delivery of the bonds lies between your Excellency's Gov ernment and the public here, and it is this alteration in the position of matters that makes the question of the bonds of such vital importance to the credit of the Ha waiian Government." Mr. G. W. Macfarlane's report, which ac companied mine, explains fulty that it is a rule of the London Stock Exchange that no member of the syndicate that floats a loan shall have any bonds allotted to him, unless the whole amount to be issued is not sub scribed for by the public. In this case the whole 200,000 was sold to the public. I have received other evidence that these statements are substantially correct. Re specfully submitted. W. L. Green. Noble Baldwin moved the statement be laid on the table to be taken up with other loan matters now in the hands of the Print ing Committee. Agreed to. TREASURY RECEIPTS. Minister Green presented the receipts and expenditures at the Hawaiian Treasury for the four months ending October 31st. Re ferred to the Printing Committee. THE LOAN FUND. Minister Green also presented the dispo sition of the loan fund up to November 1st. With the consent of the entire Cabinet he had reconstructed the loan fund. Referred to the Printing Committee. LICENSES. Minister Thurston presented the follow ing statement: Hon. S. G. Wilder, President Legislative Assembly Sir: In answer to the resolu tion presented by Rep. F. Brown, asking that the Minister of Interior be "requested to furnish to this Assembly the amount paid into his department for licenses for the sale of ales, wines and spirits from October 1, 18SG, to September 30, 1887," I would respectfully report as issued and paid for within the above dates the follow ing licenses : Wholesale spirits 14, at $500, $7,000; dealers spirits G. at $500, $3,000; retail spirits 20, at $1,000, $20,000. Total, $30,000. Of retail licenses the following are outside of Honolulu : Wailuku 2, Hilo 1, Koloa 1, Waimea 1, North Kohala 1. L. A. Thurston, Minister of Interior. Rep. F. Brown moved the statement be laid on the table. Agreed to. THOSE CHINESE PASSPORTS. Noble Smith asked the Minister of For eign Affairs if he had an answer ready to his questions relating to the Chinese on the Belgic. Minister Brown said he had seen the Collector General, and the latter had all hands at work preparing a statement. It would be ready Saturday. THE MAKIKI CLAIMS. Rep. C. Brown directed the following questions to the Minister of Interior: Whereas, There appears in the inter mediary statement of the Minister of Fi nance the item of "Makiki land claims for water, $14,415," I therefore ask His Excel lency the Minister of Interior if he has paid the whole or any part of said Makiki land claims; and if so, out of and from what appropriation, and if such payment was or had been authorized by law duly enacted. Minister Thurston said the amount was $12,200, and it had been paid. He was not authorized by any appropriation or any law existing. The eircumstances of the case had been discussed in the papers. Rep. C. Brown said the way the Makiki claimants were treated by the last Gov ernment was an important piece of busi ness. He had brought this matter up be cause at the last session they hammered away at the Ministers for paying out money without authorizatiou. The House should take notice of this action. Minister Thurston said this matter was going to be brought before the House by the Minister of Finance to-day in a bill, j and it could then be fully discussed. There was no intention to conceal anything. CUSTOMS DUTIES. Minister Green presented; the following statement in answer to Rep. F.Brown's question relating to customs duties on wines, ales and spirits, and reports from wines, ales and spirits from October 1, 1886, to September 30. 1887: RECEIPTS. October 1 to December 31, 1SS6. ?6S,3C2 41 January 1 to March 31, 1887 .... 63,646 54 Anril 1 to June 30. 1887 58.633 92 July 1 to September 30, 1887. . . . 60,444 68 ! Total $251,087 55 Amount of storage on above for same time, $11,801 54. WHARVES AND LANDINGS. Rep. Kawainui presented a petition that the Minister of Interior request the Super intendent of Public Works to visit Keanae, Mokulau and Nui Hana, district of Hana, Maui, and examine the wharves and land ings and make estimates of what it will cost to put them into repair. Minister Thurston said the Superintend ent had just completed a tour of the island of Hawaii and part of Maui, and exam ined the wharves and landings and made estimates. In a week or so he would com plete his tour of Maui, which would in clude the district of Hana. Rep. Kawainui said after that statement he would move the resolution be laid on the table. Agreed to. THE LEPERS. Rep. Helekunihi offered a resolution that the Minister of Interior be requested to inform the House of the number of lepers at the Branch Hospital, Kakaako, also at Kalaupapa and Kalawao, island of Molokai ; how many lepers were at Kaka ako before the present Government took office; the number of lepers collected by the Minister of Interior; the disposition ot the lepers at Kakaako; and whether ad vanced cases are kept from others. CHINESE PASSPORTS AGAIN. Rep. Kinney presented the following question : His Excellency the Minister of Foreign Affairs is respectfully asked to state the number of Chinese passports issued and refused to be issued since Julj' 1st, A. 1). 1887, by the Foreign Oflice, and what policy thepresent Government has adopted in the granting or refusal of the same. THE NEWSPAPERS. Noble Smith said that live diiferent newspapers were laid on kis desk every morning. He wanted to know whether the House would be liable to pay for them. Minister Ashford moved the matter be referred to .Noble Smith to obtain his legal opinion. President Wilder ruled the motion out of order. It depended on the House here after whether they made any appropria tion. Rep. Kinney thought the question a foolish one. He considered the papers a gift. PETITION. Rep. Kalaukoa, on suspension of the rules, presented a petition, praying that one II. Kepihoni be paid $1,200 for opening and keeping in repair a road leading to the Insane Asylum. Referred to Judiciary Committee. THE SAMOA N MISSION, Noble Castle made a request of the Min ister of Foreign Affairs to place before the House in writing all matters pertaining to the Samoan mission, giving all particulars': 1. Of the object of said mission. 2. Who were the duly authorized agents of the Hawaiian Government, with the power confided in each ? 3. The results obtained from said "mis sion, 4. A full statement of all expenses, in cluding the allowance to each, with the amount actually drawn by each, and any other information necessary to an under standing of the subject. THE LOAN QUESTION AGAIN. Rep. Paehaole asked the Minister of Fi nance what disposition had been made of the $172,007 39 derived from the loan and mentioned in the Minister's intermediate statement. SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS. Noble Dole offered the following resolu tion : That the Minister of Finance be re quested to inform the Legislature of the amount and value of malt and spirituous liquors and wines which have been admitted to this King dom free of duty in the period em braced between October 1, 1885, and Octo ber 1, 1887, and to whom consigned. Adopted. NEW BILLS. Noble Baldwin read for the first time a bill relating to spirituous liquors. Passed to second reading. Rep. Paehaole read for first time a pro posed amendment to Article 42 of the Con stitution. The bill proposes to add the words "or relating to their salaries" at the end of the article. Passed to second read ing: Minister Green read for first time the following Acts: An Act relating to special appropria tions for the use of the Government ; an Act supplementary to the Appropriation bill; an Act authorizing the Minister of Finance to execute and deliver certain bonds. The three bills were ordered to be re ferred to the Printing Committee. Noble Smith read for first time an Act to amend section 18, chapter 44, Laws of 1882. relating to the licensing of spirituous liquors. Passed to second reading. THE CIVIL CODE. Rep. Helekunihi put the following ques tions to the Minister of the Interior: Whether the revised version of the Civil Code is ready in the Hawaiian language ; if not, he is requested to have some pre pared in time for the May session : that a commission of three members be appointed to take charge of the work; that an appro priation be made this session to cover this work. MILITARY MATTERS. Rep. Kamuoha asked the Minister of Foreign Affairs if the statement requested by him on Thursday, relating to military affairs, was ready. Minister Brown safd it would rrobabIy be ready during the afternoon. THE TREATY AND PEARL HARBOR. Rep. Kamuoha offered the following res olution : That the Minister of Foreign Af fairs be requested to inform the House 1. When does the Government expect to re ceive news of the extension of the Reciprocity Treaty; 2. Was it defin itely stated that the Government does not own any land at Pearl Har bor; 3. Did the United States refuse to ex tend the treaty without Pearl Harbor was ceded. Minister Brown asked Rep. Kamuoha to withdraw his resolution, as a steamer would arrive on Tuesday and all informa tion would then be obtained by the Minis ters and laid before the House. The resolution was laid on the table. DISTRICT JUSTICES. Minister Ashford read a first time an Act to amend sections 913 and 922 of the Civil Code, relating to District Justices. Passed to second reading. At 11:50 the House took a recess. Afternoon Session. The House re-assembled at 1 o'clock. UNHNISHED BUSINESS. Consideration of an Act to amend the law concerning Road Supervisors and the road tax, and to establish local Road Boards and define their duties. The House resolved itself into Commit tee of the Whole, Noble Hitchcock in the Chair. Noble Baldwin moved that each member be allowed to speak only three minutes. Rep. Kinnej amended the motion so as to read "without the permission of the House." Rep. Kalaukoa objected to such a rule. A number of the haoles in the House had evidently made up their minds to rush the business through. He did not believe in this choking business. Noble Smith moved that the time be limited to five minutes. Going into com mittee meant free discussion. Noble Baldwin, speaking for himself, said he was alva'S glad to hear the Ha waiian lembers speak, but they should keep to the point and not repeat them selves so much, as was the case with one speaker the previous day. The five-minute motion prevailed. Section 3 was then read as recommended by the majority and minority of the com mittee. Rep. Paehaole moved to make the Boards responsible. Lost. Rep. Kamuoha moved to amend so that the Road Supervisor be appointed by the Minister of the Interior at a salary of $2 per day. Lost. Minister Thurston's motion carried. The section as passed reads: Sec. 3. The Road Boards shall have the entire charge and control of the public labor on all roads, bridges and public highways within their respective districts, and shall expend such road taxes and moneys appro priated by the Legislature in making and repairing such roads and bridges, at such times and in such amounts as the respec tive Boards, or a majority of the members thereof, may decide. The respective Boards shall be, and hereby are, authorized to em ploy such overseers and clerical and other assistance as may be necessary. The other sections passed during the afternoon are as follows: Sec. 4. The Chairman of each of said Road Boards shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, file in the Interior Office a bond with sufficient, sureties to the Minister of the Interior in a penal sum to be fixed by the Minister of Interior, condi tioned tor a faithful disposition of, and ac counting for, the road moneys which may be paid to him or his order. Sec. 5. The respective Road Boards shall meet at such times and places as to a ma jority thereof may seem proper; but they shall meet at least once in the first month of each quartei at the Court House of each district or some other public place, due no tice of which shall be made public, for the purpose of deckling upon the locality and method of labor and amounts of money to be expended. Such meetings shall be pub lie, and any taxpayer resident in the dis trict may otter suggestions concerning work to be done. Sec. 6. A full record shall be kept by the respective Road Boards of all business transacted at any meeting and of the work done in the district. Full accounts shall also be kept of all moneys received, show ing the source from whence derived, and of all moneys paid out, showing the locality for which expended, whether tor labor or material, and the persons to whom paid. Such records and accounts shall be pen to the inspection of any taxpayer resident in the district at the quarterly or other meet ings of said Board. Sec. 7. The Minister of the Interior may at any time remove any member of such Road Boards for failure or neglect to prop erly perform the duties of his office, pub lishing the reasons for such removal, if requested to do so by the person so re moved. Upon the petition of twenty-five or more taxpayers of any district making charges against any member of any Road i Board, and asking for his removal, the said Minister shall cause said charges to be in vestigated; and if, upon investigation, it shall appear that such member of such Road Board shall have failed or neglected to properly perform the duties of a member of the Road Board, the Minister of the In terior shall remove him. All .vacancies shall be filled by appointments of the Min ister of the Interior. Sec. 8. All road taxes shall be paid into the Public Treasury, and the amount so paid in from each district shall be a special deposit in the Treasury to the credit of such district, to be paid out only upon the order of the Chairman of the Road Board of such district. The Minister of Finance shall, under no circumstances, allow such special deposits, or any part thereof, to be used for any other purpose than to pay the drafts which may be drawn thereon by the Chair men of the respective Road Boards. The committee here rose and the Chair man reported progress and asked leave to sit again. The report of the committee was adopted. President Wilder named the following committee to investigate the opium license: Hons. W. A. Kinney, A. P. Paehaole and the Attorney-General. At5:10o'clock p. m. the House adjourned to 10 o'clock Saturday morning. Legislative Chit-chat. Noble Foster was forty minutes late yes terday afternoon. He was probably "sad dled" with too much private business. During the debate on the road bill yes terday afternoon, no less than seven mem- bers were smoking in the lobby at one time. Of course Noble Jaeger was there. It looks as though Minister Thurston had gone back on his missionary traditions and ancestors. He has not been seen in the House during the past week while prayers were being said. Senhor A. de Sonza Canavarro, Portu- guese commissioner, paiu a visit to m Assenibly y-estcrday forenoon. The messenger is inclined to get sleepy in the afternoons. Wake up, Sam, or else your pay will be cut down. Noble Castle had very little to say yes terday afternoon. His previous ellorts, along with a sore finger and eyes, has evi dentlv taken ail the starch ;r of him. There was not a large attendance of vis itors vesterdav. Minister Thurston :-r.id yesterday he talked himself nearly black in the tace at the last session on ihe road tax question, and probably would have been talking yet had he not been shut off by the previous question. Talking on the disposition of the road tax yesterday, Noble Young said there was once a flood, and once a corrupt, de testable and abominable Ministry here. He would no more expect to see that Min istry again than he would a flood. 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Under the Auspices of the Hawaiian Rowing k Yachting Association Commencing: at a. in. SHARP. Official List of Races and Prizes. PART I. 1 YACHT RACE-FIRST CLASS. First prize, $50 00; second prize, $20 00; third prize, saves Brakes, open to all. The course in this race can bo had on ap plication to the Secretary. 2 SINGLE SCULLS SHELLS. First Prize, $10 00; second prize, saves stakes Open to all. COURSE--To be set by the judges on day of race (weather permitting.) 8 FOUR-OARED DINGIES STATION ARY SEATS. First prize, $25 00; second prize, $10 00. Open to all. COURSE From starting line out the chan nel to spar buoy, keeping same ou port side iu rounding line, keeping between the buoys in the channel, and back to starting. 4 SIX-PADDLE CANOE RACE. First prize, S15 00; second prize, $5 00 Open to all. COURSE From starting liae to and around can buoy off the Marine Railway and back to starting point. 5 WHALEBOAT RACE SIX OARS. First prize, 35 00; second prize, $15 00. Open to all. COURSE Same as in No. G. 6 SIX-OARED GIGS, SLIDING SEATS- SENIOR CREWS, Prize, silver cup valued at $150; alao framed photos of winning crew, presented by J. Williams. Open only to clubs of the Association. COURSE From starting line out the chan nel, leaving spar buoy on port side, thence to and around individual stake boats on a lino with bell buoy, keeping same on port side in rounding, and back to starting point, keeping Spar on star board side. 7 14-OARED BARGE OR CUTTER RACE. Open to all. Prize, $50 00. COURSE Same as in No. G. 8 SIX-OARED GIGS, SLIDING SEATS JUNIOR CREWS. Prize, cup valued at $75 00. Open only to clubs of the Association. COURSE Same as in No. 3. 9 SAIL BOAT RACE. Open to all sail boats belonging only to the war vessels in port. No restrictions as to rig. Limited to wood or water ballast, or both. Ballast may be shifted, but wood must not be jettisoned nor water srarted. First prize, King's cup valued at $100 00; second prize, $25 00. COURSE San e as in No. 1. INTERMISSION OF ONE HOUR. PART II. 10 YACHT RACE SECOND CLASS. First prize, $.3.3 00; second prize, $20 GO; third prize, saves stakes. Open to all. The course in this race cau be had on ap plication to the Secretary. 11 CUTTERS OR BARGES 12-OARS. Open to all. First prize, $40 00; second prize, $25 0(1. COURSE Same as in No. C. 12 CANOE SAILING RACE. First prize, $10 00; second prize, $5 00. Open to all canoes, COURSE Same as in No. 4. 13TWO-OARED BOATS STATIONARY SEATS. First prize, $10 00; second prize, $5 00. Open to all. COURSE Same as in No. 4. 14 WHALEBOAT RACE FIVE OARS. First prize, $30 00; second prize, 15 00. Open to all. COURSE Same as in No. 3. 15 SIX-OARED GIGS SLIDING SEATS. First prize, $50 00; second prize, $20 00. Open to all. COURSESame as in No. G. 1G BEST RIGGED CATAMARANS. Open to all. Prize, $20 00. 17 GALLEYS OR GIGS SIX OARS- STATIONARY SEATS. First prize, $50 00; second prize, $25 00. Open to all. COURSE Same as in No. G. 18 FOUR-OARED GIGS-SLIDING SEATS First prize, S25 00; second prize, $10 00. Open to all. COURSE Same as No. 3. 19 CONSOLATION RACE. Open to ALL ROWING BOATS, except sliding-seat gigs. First prize, $25 00; second prize, $10 00; third prize, $5 00; fourth prize, saves stakes. COURSE Same as in No. 4. All races to be subject to the Regatta and Racing rules as adopted by the Association. In all races where two prizes are given, three boats must start; when 3 prizes aru given 5 boats must start; in saving stakes four boats must start. Two or more boats must start to mate race. Boats will be first called in line by tb8 sound of a bugle, and will start in the va rious races by the word "Go," excepting the yacht races. Yachts and ' sail boats will make a fiyi-S start. A preparatory gun will be fired oue half hour before the starting gun. Yacht or sailboats starting 15 minutes after sec ond gun fire will be disqualified. An imap' inary line will be drawn from the Judge,' boat to a white flag placed on the S. Australia. Time allowance in Race 9, toW decided by the Judges on day of race. In JJ other sailing races the time allowance wi11 be one minute to the ton. No restrictionsa to quantity of sail. Rules governing t9 sailing races can be had on application to t9 Secretary. Boats and yachts not keeping to the des ignated course will be disqualified. No one will be allowed on the judge3 stand except by special permission of th9 committee. Each boat must be provided with a dis tinguishing color, Positions will be assigned to the col swains of boats by the judges. List of entries will be open at the office of J. II. Soper, stationer, until 12 'cloC noon on Monday, the 14th. Col. C. P. Iaukba, Chas. B. Wii.sos, Regatta Committee. J. D. Spkeckels, Lieut. G. a. Miriam, Captaix J. A. Kwo. Judges. W. M. GIFFARD, Secretary.