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Supplement to the Saturday Press, November 5, 1881,
The Native Press.
The Kuokoa noliocH tho " grant MidncRH" of tlio
KUU oyer tlio repotted nttornnccg of Mr. Arm
trolly, no pulitifilicd in n New York pnpor, nIul
nijh! "Apparently iMr. Armstrong him hcen nim
ply rctx-nting nbroncl tlio declared oplniorm of
wnio of oar own people, opinions not uufro
iuently heard from Ilnwniinns tliemRelvcB for
jenrs past j" and adds, " Wo nny, lietler drop tlitno
cliHcourngiiiLr. rcflectluiiH, ntul nil unitedly tnleo tip
the work for tho preservation nnd Increntc of tlio
people. FriendH tbero in bopu yot for Ilnwnli 1"
Tlio Bnuio paper observed that ncnrcely n week
pnni-on hut thnt an advertisement nppoarn in tho
imperH, Klviiie; notlco of tlio proponed Mile of sumo
land under foreclosure of uiortgam'. Tlio major
ity of thoso morluaKCH by imlivcH, it ibid", havo
bten mado in order to obtain ready money for
temporary lnirimai'H, and not, im mifilit bo proper
nnd wise, for profltablo investment. Most of tho
money so obtained in riclckhhly Mnjnndorid, and
when payment litcuinon duo tbero nro no lnuani
of incetiiie; it, mill tho uul in the Iush of tho Innd.
Tlio natlvo owners of munll pntehcHnio earnestly
nthihecl to elihcimtimio tlio ruitiouH pinulim of bur-
rowlnu money by 1'jorlnnRinu tlirii lnudii, but
rather to p to work and cultivate theiu.
Tlio I'at Ainu Iiiih it bitter telltori.il on tho ver
dict of acquittal in a recent trial by a forciRii jury
in thu Supiemo Touit, wherein oiioJI.it. llnletf
v.im clinrRcel with newiult on u polic-mi'ii. Tho
ntliclo coiimiciiccH thmi; 'Nntii Hiiwr.iinii fricndi) I
to whom bi'luntH ti.o country ; tl.o elcfee i.tlnnlH of
thoM) who fiiuirlit and lilnl for it! it in ciioukIi to
tlr up mill embitter the n.itUo mind to observe
tliu evil doiiiRH uf thu fort-icn jnn ixluno nnmcii
aiu herewith t-iion, in thociFi of tl.i him; vs. II.
U. HiiIpm." 'I ho history of the r m ii tbui Rhen ;
entirely, heiueicr. from the i.tniiili i. r of tho
policeman who wiiHwiiel tulutvu bten itii'MiultLil,
and which differs verv materially from tho cvi
denco produced by tho dofeni-c. Next como tho
names of tho jurymen who tried tho cum-, conspi
cuously printed inn sitifdo column, followed by
thcnoTemnrks of tho editor: "Nino ir IIiofo fur
cipiieis wcio for acqnlltint; tho accused, and three
wIioho names are yivin stiouivcry liniil for his
conviction; but in this case where jjuilt was so
clearly provid tho majority of tho haolr wero for
releasliiR tho prisoner, while thu policeman, who is
Miriously hurt, is laid up with his wounds. There
fore, oh friends of tho ono color, observe wo this
traitorous conduct of foieianers on our nntivo
Mill, nnd consider nnd narrowly watch our condi
tion under thu foreigners. Wo'linvp n law fur tho
severo punishment of this man, but for lcasons
not apparent tons, tho criminal is dh'churood ;
tho dignity of tho police is trampled on ; nnd the
blood of a native Ununiinn if, causelessly Kind nnd
waters tho mound in the effort to diechnrao his
duty. O beloved linwniiaii people! this
statement ib mado publicly that all may know
how wo arc i Holy trod tiiKitiby tho foreigners, nnd
it will bo well to boar it in inlnd in view of the
iipproiiebin; eleotitiiui. There lire many other
thuii'H to say in this connection, which, when wo
havo mom, will bo rim n in full."
Tho Iihlr did not nproiir until Thursilay, owiiiR
to tho fi.ct. it biij it. Hint " wodtd not work on Mon
day, becnute wu tool; part in the rojoicint; for tlio
King's arrival we ahull not be hli-mcd fortius."
A correspondent, under the he.iditu ' l!y their
fruit yo shall know them." and who sinus himself,
" First Kroit of tho Uoij Spiiit," writes a Ioiijj let
ter on tho duties of Uliriiti.u.p, tho conrltibicm of
tho whole matter being (lint nil pro'ch? r of reli
gion, fiom tho missionary fathers to tin ir chil
dren, from tho high to tho low, foreigners, C hitieso
and nntives, nil should bo ready to con ribr.to to
thoKnnmnkupiliehuich building fund on tboCth
of this luontli. Another correspondent, writing
from tlio leper settlement at Molokai, ile-'eiiliei
tho sad feelings of n ptrtv of ntllicted oik in
leaving tho places of their birth, and their sr.tT i
ings during live nights and four days on tho littlo
II anilek from ifoiiolulu to Kalawao. Ono man
jumped overboard in desperation nnd wns lost,
undunodied soon after landing, from tho effects
Thesntiio pniier lian nshoit cditorinl bended,
"Vnin Opposition," which wo translate as follows;
'In Gibson's foreign new spapor of tho iOth Sep
tember, appeared a copy of n letter printed ir a
German nowspnper, to which letter was itpponeled
tho nnmo of W. N. Armstrong. It nppaiently
expressed the bontiments of Armstrong, and theio
wero wouls in it opposed to tho welfiuo of the
llivwaiianfienetnment. Armstrong has however
ubsolnlely denied that ho niado uso of tho word3
that aro publishod in that letter, and he finds
fault with Gibson for publishing him ns tho
author. Wo think thnt in older that the truth
luaybeninelo apparent, it will bo well for Arm
Httoutjto publish vth.lt he did sny, and thus end
tho liiitnpprobcusiou of thu public. Tho ideas
wero taken fiom the German p.iper, nnd if not
ceii rcct tho fault lies with thnt paper nnd not with
Gibson's, booing that ho merely copied that which
wnsnlrendy published. Jt li useless to strike it
lierco attitude, fnrittmly e?hibiti a shallow minil."
Mortuavy Report for Octolor, 1881.
I' utter 1 year
From 1 loo
n to li ,.
" 10 in ),.,..
so to au.
w to -to
10 to li
".VI tn W
Ml) to TO.
C'omuiuTiiE MoMiav JtoimuTr.
Oct., ISTT, Deatln 87 Oct., 18ffi, Ueattn
th.l..isw, ' R3 Oct., ltatt,
CtunK or Death.
Aitlium l limit l)lcuse 1
Coiinmntlon 1 OUI.Iko 7
tJonviiUlom ......1 Opium...., 1
Hreu.y B Plfml.y ,, 1
"Ifrnlciy 1 SyiihllU 1
llcblllty a Sulcldo ," J
"tr t Uuknonn ., 10
John II, lluowx,
Agcat llunrttof Health.
It Is not often thnt we enn say here, Hint wo nro
having ns flno weather ns could bo desired, but such
is tho case, nnd under such circumstances Ililo
district Is 11 very pleasant plnco to reside. Tho
cano-flolds hero aro looking vory duo. Tho young
enno, 11 largo part of which lms been planted in old
land, on which bono meal hns been used, is grow
ing beyond nil oxpoctntiuns. Tho fields look bet
ter than somu wo have seen planted in virgin soil.
Tho (mention that has so long bothered tho
planters hero scorns to hnvo been answered in tho
splendid condition of tho Ileitis on which this
manure tins been used. Tboy hnvo been forced,
on tho oldor plnces, to plant wny up into tho woods
nt n great oxpenso to secure 11 fair crop, while the
old Imid has lain idlo, when it could hnvo been
planted mid cultivated at about half tho cost, if it
could have been force d to produce n fair yield.
Jjitstjo.tr was a bed ono for planters hero ; nil
Nature seemed to combine in im effort to ptodue'o
it fnlbirt- of orops. 1 think it safe to say, that tho
yield was over one-third nnd pirhaps uiie-hilf
short of the thtim.itc. Tho crop now about to bo
cut will yield per aero much more than that of last
year, but had it had a fair chanco in tho last half
of tho yctr past, it would hnvo been far superior
to what it now is. All our plantations oxpect to
bo grinding within tho next thirty daysnnd nil tho
sugar, with tho exception of that from l'.ip-iikou
plantation which ships direct to tho coast, will go
to Honolulu. I havo often wondered why it is
that thu peoplo in Honolulu will not nllou their
sugar shipitd direct from heio to S.111 Francisco,
aiids.no a freight of from three to five dollars a
ton, to say nothing of tho wenr mid tear of hand
ling and 1I10 endless exj elites oftiausfcr, rcbag.
ging, etc., in Honolulu. 1'erhaps tho reiunil: of a
prominent member of ono ot thu firms largely
interested in sugar that ho "would not r.cn -pi tho
agency of a plantation out of debt" will explain it.
I notieo 111 last week's Gazette an article in
illation to thu treatment of tho Norwegian people
heio by oin' sheiiff. I wonder who "iu-piied"
iiiMb luvvi', tuiii l wuii. m woiiuer 10 soo now no
Gazilte will treat tho novvs that went down to it
last week. Tho I.ikelHe on tho 13th brought up
our good friend Marshal Parke, also tho Norwe
gian Consul, 'who enmo to investigato into tho
Norwegian trouble hero. They w cut to l'npaikou
J limitation nnd mado n thorough investigation, tho
ilnrsluil being there two days. Wo suppose in
tiino wo shall hear what his roport is to tho Hoard
of immigration whoso agent ho was. Tho Mar
shal, nt tlio reipiest of tho men, lias had ono of
tholr number appeal his ciso to tho Supiemo
Court as n test case, tho men agreeing to remain
ntwork until tho ease was tried. Tho Marshal
returned to Hilo elated nt his success nt making
poaco between tho men and their employers. Tho
peace ho had established was of short duration.
On Monday morning to tlio siuprlso of everybody
seventy-nino Norweuinus anneared in Hilo. claim
ing they had no contract with Hitchcock & Co.,
and never had mado any. They wero arrested
tried and convicted of refusing duty ns per their
contract. They refused to pay tho fines ami return
to work, and on tho Courts ordering it, tho Mar
shal promptly put soventy-nmu of them in tho
same jail that ono week before, according to tho
Gazelle, would not huld fifty-seven; n littlo cour
age was alt that was wanted and tho jail would
hnvo been plenty largo enough to havo held twico
the number who wero not nrresled but whom war
rants had beeti sworn out for. Tho manly bear
ing nnd decided action of tlio Mnrshal piovented
nil trouble except some little? talk. After remain
ing in jail 0110 night und day tho Marshal compro
mised with tho men, they to return io labor, nnd
ho to leniit tho fines and no costs to bo collected
until nttor tho appealed caso had boen tried.
Whr.t right tho Marshal hns to set nsido 11 decision
of 11 Court of tho Hnnuiinn kingelom and remit its
fines I do not know, but tun Buro that ho hns douo
what ho thought was right nnd for tho best inter
ests of all concerned.
Tho American schooner Tutlight arrived on tho
21st inst.. twelve anil a half days from Ban Fran
cisco. Blio lias it full cargo for this port including
forty-fivo mules for Lidpnto & Co. .it Laupahoo
hoo. Tho schooner will tal.o sugar from Fanaikou
plantation and sail direct for Sin Francisco. Wo
seo tho llnlolo is at l'ap-iikou discharging freighta.
Tho Kussian inau-of-wnr Vtttnlb has ariived hero
and her people nro enjoying tho sights nbout town.
Tho Julia is dischnrgiug coal nt 'Wniakoa. Hex.
Saturday Evoninfj on Hnwaii.
Tho stores wero crowded with nntives nnd haoles,
n noisy laughing group, who hnvo guthertd in tho
villago (not 11 thousand miles from Honouon,) to
enjoy a littlo rcoroition after n week's woik on tho
plantations. Tlio clerks me busy behind tho
counters, tlio billiard tablo is mouojwlized by two
bprightly young whito men, nnd a number of in
terested spectators Aro crowded around tho tablo
wntobing tho progress of tho gnmo. A nntivo rides
recklessly through tho ono strict, with n wild
whoop, strongly Buggestivo of intoxication.
Tho efficient Deputy Sheriff nnd his satellite, n
dapper littlo policeman, isbtandlngon tho verandah
of tlio principal store, watching n haolt who has
a pair of baddlo-bags on his horse, said haU be
ing engaged in purchasing a few groceries for tile
wcuk, and placing them in tho s.iddlo-bags, ns tho
most convenient method of transporting them,
At tho end of the verandah around thu corner,
nbout thirty feet from this efficient Deputy Sheriff,
is a native denting out okulehaa nt three dollars per
A whiteninu takes n careless took nt the repre
sentatives of tho Government, slips quietly around
tho corner, awaits his turn nnd after de-positing
his three dollars, comes back with a bottle openly
in his hand, Inquiring of 11 small group of thirsty
friends for a cork-scrow. Nobody appearing to
havo one, some friend suggests in an audible tonu
01 voice, tuai ono uiigui u
m I '... . . . 1 . -
10 procured from tho
'uiiuiv uuLiiu, win', iiimutu, lib Hill itiowcni
pull his hat over his eyes a littlo further nnd
saunters across tlio street, to bum n drink of Ken-
Doputy Sheriff, who,
litciiy i'ltvortlo from tno Keopor of tho billiard
saloon, not caring to bo so public ns to drink with
theso men on tho open verandah.
Ho is boon after engaged in playing cards in a
corner of tho billinrd saloon with a small party of
friends, when 11 native with 11 bottle of liquor con
cealed in tho slack of his woolen shirt approaches,
and informs him thut ho thinks a uhiteiuauU
going to bringdown somo vkolthau pretty soon to
"Very well, let tue kuow when ho comes, and
you Mr. Fawn," turning to tho policeman who is
standing nenr, " Watch out sharp, but do not nr
rest nnjone without n warrant."
After nn hour's bad luck nt enrdn, ho vrnlks with
his hands in his pockets to the door, in timo to see
n innn throwing ntt empty Imttlo over tlio fence.
" What wns in thoro, Mr. Crouch ?" ho enquires
sharply, nnd Aiceivos tho airoloss answer,
" Any left ?"
"No I it is all gone."
"Who did you buy it of? tho mini with saddle
bags?" "Not much I thoro is not ntiv whltemnii who can
make so good liquor ns that; almost puro alcohol,
Hindu from kl root."
"Was it tho real genuine stuff?" nuxioiisly iu
eiulres tho wido-nwnko Deputy Sheriff.
"Oh yes, better than that 1 gavo you n drink of
last Saturday night."
"Is there none left ?"
"No J I think noli Ho only had six dorens,
and tbero were only eleven left when I got this."
"Who brought it?"
" Why, you kno.v him. The kanabi who brings
it every H 1tnr1l.1v night from Wainianu."'
"Now." snjs tho Ucpiily Sheriff, assuming 11
parental attitude, "vt.11 must do better tlian this '
"There 13 11 certain liquor do tier who has suri
ntisly offeiidid me, unit unless you mend your
ways, 1 shall subjHeua you as 11 witness against
him, in case I seo lit to arrest him."
"JJon'tl" implores Crenchy, "I will givoyou n
drink out of every bottle I buy. I forgot you this
time, but do not nsk mo to inform on any one."
"Oh," says tho Deputy Sheriff deprecitingly,
"I don't caro for n driufe every time, but wliuu
you chanco to havo something good, I would like
11 littlo occasionally ; ' then turning to Mr. Fawn
liu continues with an anxious tone. " Wo must
do something soon. Wo havo utmost drank np nil
wootptured at tho Inn seizure, and If wo do not
uinko it r.tiso soon wu will havo nothing to drink."
"Sir," says Mr. Fawn, " thoro is Fre'd stretched
out by tlio ro.nlsidy drunk; somo of his friend'
pointed him out to me. Had I lir-ttrr nrrcst him ?"'
'No, no; don't notice him; ho it one of Gills'
men, und f would not offend Gills for anything.
Hat if jou seo the least Bign of intoxication nbout
lomiutor vviuikopi urrifct tuem at once, for wo
must teach people who, and what we nio, nnd that
the laws of this Kingdom mut bo respected.
Eni-ron Satumiat l'r.nss; Allow mo to criticiso
your remarks nnd thoso of Mr. Armstrong on Hin
doo er nn I hnvo boon nccustomod to hear it
spoken of, Coolio labor. Yoq basoyoar opinion on
accounts Rivon by rosidonts nnd travellers in Indin.
I havo not been in Indin, but, if thoso nccounts nro
correct, tho Coolio nt homo is n different man from
tho Coolio immigrant.
Tho Bugar industry in tho British West Indios,
notably in Demerarn mid Trinidad, has been saved
from utter ruin by Coolies, whom I know to bo ns
a class, most industrious, frugal nnd respectful.
Perhaps I could best describe them by compnrinp;
them with Chinamen; thoy aro emitons industrious,
more frugal, since they do not gnmblo, nnd they do
not consider themselves their employers' equals.
Intellectually thoy nro inferior, morally superior,
nnd, in hoi countries, physically equal to thu Chi
nese. Sir. Armstrong found n ureat deal of casto in In
dia. In tho V.'ebt Indies it may and I believe docs
ciisi, oui j. never sew or uearu ot any tuuicuity on
mat score. 1 uvea 111 Jrimtiaet witti tno attorney
or general manager of several sugar-estates; ho
was a bachelor, so was I, aud wo had a cook, 11
houso-servant and n groom all coolies. Theso
did all tho work and nil sorts of work three in
stead of fifteen nnd tho work wns better elono
than it generally is in this couutry. Thoso men got
thirty cents n day each without food.
I do not advointo tho introduction of coolies
here for various reasons, all emito foroigu to my
? resent purpose of siying n word in favor of tho
lindoo; but I shall always bo glael to givo you or
your readeis tho opinions"formed from my experi
ence of tho race.
I am Sir, Yours Itespcctf tilly, S. Ii. II.
Milliner and Dress Maker,
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Wlioac tiKte and tklll aro too well Lnonn to require any
recommendation, la "till In charve of the Mllllnerv and
Trimming Department!1, which la a anttclcnt cuarauteo
that work will ho donu In uu artlntlc manner
THE DRESS MAKING
Will be under tho Immediate aiipcrrlalon of Mra, Wll
kltifon, whoae repittalluu forarcurucy and neatness la
well known to tlio laillea of Honolulu mid tho other
Ladies' Dross Caps on hand,
Or made to order, AIo.
I.aulei' ami Children's Ileady Mada Clothlne, Zephyr
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BiriiDi l'u el ne, complete, and In order, for sale.
Also, 1 Now UO-llorsu Power Holler. The above aro of
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Honolulu, Oct. ISth, Ibel. tiTMt
PlaoM of Womhlp.
Hcakkk'h llimiiti. Iter H 0 Damon, Chaplain. Klnr
tre-c't, near thn Kallort' Homo. Preaching at 11 A ,
Bfata free. Hahbath Hchool before the morning rtticf.
Prajcr mcctlne on Wednesday cveninrta at ?H o'clncea
Koht StukktC'iiuiicii Her .1. A. Cruran l'a'tnr, cornrf
of Kcrt mill Ikrotanla utrprla. Preaching on Hiimlny,
at It A Mand7i M. Halitiath Hchool at 10 a if.
Ht ANnnitw'ii(jATIIi!UiiAiy-KnKllli arrvlrrat Itt It'v
the IIIxlii)! ot Honolulu ami Itev Tho Ill.ickdurn. Ho
wallun servient Itev Alex Mackintosh. r..an. Holy
Communion; 9 Mil, Mntlna and Hrrmnn (Hawaiian); 11,
Matlnn, Litany and fernion (Enull'li); I, Kveni-iini;
(Hawaiian); i.W, Kvenjnmr nnd H.'rinon (EnKlliOi).
H11MAV OiTimLio Ciiimoii- Under the charge of K.
Itev Dlrliop Mab.Ti't, nMlatprt by Her lllahop Hermann ;
Fort Mrcct. near lleretnnln. Hi-rvlcca every hnndny i:
HI A and V r M.
KawaiaimiiChuiicii -HfV II II Parkar, I'a-tor, Klin;
ftrei t, above Hie Piilnce. Scrrlcin In llnwiillnii tvrrr
Sunday nt 11 a m. Siilibath Hchool nt to a m. Kvcniie;
m'tvlce" nt7JJ n'cloek, alternating with K'liiinakapul.
Itt'lrlct iiivctlnv In varloiiachnpcl" nt!l.ai) P. Prayer
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