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Voi.UMR IV, NUMUKR 50.
HONOLULU, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, August 9, 18S4
Whole Number 206.
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AFTER "tllF. IIAMJINfl.
At eleven oYliicV. on a certain ilay of June
a great crowd of papint; Mll!pi;l country
Ml thronged to the sloplnc, lile of a hollow
that, with tli ewirptlon of a nalnral outlet mi
Oficflilf, ofnttretgral to a smalt drcular plat In
tlM centre. Upon this ipot lu.l liecn erected
a rraiivt-wnrk of beams, posts, liracer, plot
frtrm, ami a trap-iloor. It vsa the gallowv
that i',rfm monument to the niajmty of the law,
Ylle hollow wrr. a van! earthen lww.1 ( the gat
tows, a lump of Wir In the iioltnm ', the
trrrwil, a warm of prowllncanlj thai cravvlisl
arntnul like a tieMlletice.
I'or he It known Unit this vva the first exe
cution thai hail ever oceuietl In Kemper Court
If there it onr thing more entertaining than
hanging frr tf, it is the varicl) ol itTrtl pro
tltieest hy llie (jlrntly spectacle upon the face
and man in r of the arstnililcil witnesses. The
majority were present Lccnusc they had never
seen a lianlnc i others went to gratify the na
tural lengeance of oulmrjcil humanity ) a mo
Irty went n the Interest of "science," liopinj
to hear the mapping caused liy the sunilerlnir.
of the spinal ligament.
They assisted the trendiling, faltcrini foot
steps of the victim up a ladder constructed
with the fimst inircniilty of awkwardness !
sIiwkI him on the trap like a wooden soldlir
that u to lie shot down with tin cannon and
cork hall J and with exquisitely twlilc conde
scension, Invited him to feed the assembled
multitude on the philosophic loavc and fishes
or the hangman's prestidigitation. And yet
no ticket had liecn wild to that ihre banquet.
A pretty, ilimplcil rose las from the country
Iiarcfoot, andarrayeil in a yellow calico drc
ninl n white sun-lonnct, and pervadcil ly an
odor of fresh liultcr and milk, and wild iolet
and innocence stared horror-stricken at the
awful preparation. The bright roses soon
fled, and refused longer to play hidc-and-scek
with the dimple ; and the laige hhie eye
overflowed with tears.
'I he cap was drawn ; the loop wa adjusted.
The gitthurcd her faceinhergtunlold mother's
liosrfm, and gasped :
"Ate they nearly ready?"
"Who 1 that talking?"
There wa a pause.
"Whit aic they doing now, mother?"
"They arc tj ing the man' feet and hands."
"Do they tie hi hand licfitre or behind?"
Neither j to his side."
"Oh, mother, mother I"
"What, my child?" and the older voice be
gan to quaver.
"Poor fellow I poor fellow!
The gill sobbed pitifully. She buried her
face deeper, and clung closer to her mother's
"What arc they doing now, mother?
"t "The sherifl" is getting down."
"Oh, met Can I hear It, mother?"
"What, my dear?"
",Wjicn it drops."
ulL'Jl tlilnk'you 'ban ;" and the- older heart
"What ate Vhcy doing now, mother?"
"The khciitt hat. a long, blight knife."
'To cut the string ;" so faintly that it is a
"Am! now, mother?"
"My God! my child! I don't know 1
can't look any longer!"
There was another interesting group, com
Mi.ed of lioy between the age o! four-and-a-half
and hevenycar. One was a negro named
Tony, six years old black a tar, homely as an
nix:. The others were all white. One of
these, "lluck," was a chubby boy of five with
heckled face, red cheek and white li.ur,
These two and tile me or six others were
standing 01 sitting in evciy, imaginable
poiture indicative of awe, intercut and
fear. Tony wa diessed simply in J pair o
hi father's pantaloons cut off at the knees.
Consequently the waisl lund came quite under
, his arms, dl-iiiiig with the necessity of a
shirt : and the button in front were. connected
wilh those behind by slioit strings, that served
. as suspciulers. lie was quite small and wea
relied, lluck, on the contrary, wa large nnd
H long i hi general manner was nearly like
, that belonging to the advanced jcaisol a pa
triarch. After the lody Irad Iicen placed In a coft'm,
Tony wriggled to his feet and swaggeitil tout.
nmly up to lluck, and burying hi skinny
arms deep in hi vest pockets, ikmamd :
"Wh-what ycr suckin )cr thumb fcr!"
lluck snatched the thumb from his month.
ami looked ashamed. Tony puisucd hi ad
vantage by remarking tauntingly i
"Vou was skycril, too !"
"I wasn't, " protested lluck.
"Yj)uu whs, wh-when he chopped, the
"I wasn't; but )ou was, though,"
The white ly noddtd
lie never wasted
".S.vd me, did yer?"
lluck did not deign a second nod.
What jei see?" ietited Tony.
The white Uiy took the thumb from his
mouth it had again found (is way there and
"Vou got pale,"
The absurdity of the Idea was so apparent
that even the slow cnctralion of tne little
black Imp was not long In delecting It.
"Me got pale?"
A nod. The thumb prevented utterance.
"ll-how )ou knows?"
A Uod. ,
"lldi-hovv kh) )ct Jec me clt pale uh-wh-when
P black? Now kin )er answei dat?"
"YVvcr sevd er nigger git pale?'
'Vou know them little red streaks In
white o' our cv?"
"That's huw jou tell when a (ilgsei's late,"
"'Cans the streaks turns white, an' )u
can't srt 'em."
Having delivcinl himself of this startling
jryMutuglMit truth, the voung man rvse to Ids
)vl, and he and the ugru trotted otTlu --u
their coup.iii!uns, who were atrvady wvcial
rods avuy, deep tut discuMi t the scene
they had just wituoved.
" wonder irti hurl hlu."
""Course it did!"
"I)i0u'l you vc hiut dssla hi sliouUcis this
way, anil sorter reachin' out hi feet liefotc-1
"Why, le seen 'em do like that in :'
"What dovti think aljorttilKllutk?';
'N'rrthtn'." ff ?T
"Would vnu like to be.hnm?? T
n.t .LL i.i. i. i f' "
"Why?" I O
III.,.. .1- ,m.V" '. J
"I wotildii'i mind ill'
A peculiar anil mnehlevnu lonl
l!uck' faro, lie asked Tony :
"No! Shaw! why doati my daddy heffnie up
by my hadechro' de groun' mo' ev'iy day,
to see lxmdon?"
"Don't it hurt?"
"What they hang people for, TonJ ?"
queried a crout-eyed little wretch.
"Wb-why, tefsce-lxiiKioutciiurvel" t
"What, with a rope?"
"Oh, er ropel" .
"Waal, doati ycr know?
"Den t ain't cr-gwlne to tell yer!"
Duck had developed an idea.
"I.e' hang Tony," he slid.
The propodlion was hailed with delight.
l!ul numerou obstacle presented them
selves there wa no material for building a
scaffold, no carpenter' tool t lluck solved the'
problem by suggesting a tree. There was no.
rope ; lluck stole an old, pjrtially decayed
They soon found an appropriate pot for the
execution. It was at the head of a deep and
shady ravine, walled in on three id.s by pre
cipitous bluffs. Ascent or descent was ex
trcmely perilous, a it could be accomplished
only by clinging to the stem and root of
bushe that lined the wall in many places.
The boy clambered down, and discovered n
tree on which could be successfully tested the
efficacy of capital punishment. It wai a stun
ted, ciooked magnolia, leaning far to one side
and hiving a branch that ran out horirontally,
aliout eight feet from the ground. "They dan
ced around the tree in the highest enjoyment
of the delightful preparation, which were con
ducted by I'uck, Tony, and two or three oth
ersnone more happy than Tony himself.
They ticil one end of the rope to the limb, and
secured the other round Tony s neck,
A tremendous obstacle now obtruded itself,
they had no trap. The improvised gallows
was a failure.
"Now, look-a-hyar,"said Tony; "I don't
want tcr be h-hung in dis hyar style. Kf I
ain't cr-gwinc let drap, dey ain' no fun."
"Vou can jump ofTn the limb," suggested
This solution of the difficulty was received
wilh the most dcmostratlvc joy. Tony sat up
on the limb, the rope around Ins neck.
"All right, Tony," said one of the leaders;
but wait till you say anything. Now make
a speech, you knows"
"There ain't no ladies, Tony."
"Waal, dom I hi tcr say h-hlt an) way?
Ladlea'n gemblem! I wants tcr M res? yer wid
er few 'la word. I' er mighty big sinner.
A-heni! Wh-what did he say?"
"Talked about his mother."
"Oh, yas! An' wh-when I wa er little bit
o' chile, dct about so hiyh, an' use ter go an'
git de ule' oman switches "
"No; when she used to pray with you."
"Yas. And she would ml' nie ter be er
mighty good chile, an' inin' her wh-when she
holler at me; an'eT I didn't git down awu dem
marrcr-lione 'n say dem prayers quick, she'd
make er Ho'-cUlli out'n me, an' tic me ter de
well-bucket (er er sinker; an' an' "
"Advisin' 'em, you know."
"An' cf yer ever does anj thing wrong, an'
dey cntchei yer 'n hung ycr, vvh-why, den,
look out! Now, wh-vvho's cr-gwinc ter pray?"
Hut the prayer was dispensed with, a also
the blind-folding and the tying. One Iniy arm.
cd himself wilh a stick, which he made believe
was a knife, and give Tony particular Instruc
tion to dnip at the moment the knife struck
the imaginary cord that held the imaginary
trigger. The boy then looked around solemnly
made a grand sweep with hi aim, and, with
a strong blow uxn the trunk of the tree,
sprung the trap.
True to the workine perfection of Ihc machi
nery, Tony was launched Into space,
A stiange and unacnuntable thing had hap
pened. Tony found himself suwling umu
the ground. He scrambled to his feet with a
look of triumph th?l ill-accorded with the as
tonishment visible in the faces of the spectators.
They had committed the enor of allowing loo
much rope for the distance.
" ll-hlt doan hurt 1" exclaimed Tony.
"' Cause you ain'i hung," lluck quietly re
This abashed Tony, when he had rcalued
the situation, lie crawled iqwn the limb
again, and they contracted the lergth uf tin
All ready again. The knife fell.
Tony slipped from the lice j the rope light.
ened, stopped the tipper vart of his Imly with a
jerk, and then snaped and threw him violently
upon the ground. He slowly and with diffi
culty raised his head and looked around, as
though his neck was stiffeneil painfully wilh a
cold, hi c) es staring as If he hail seen a hideous
spectre, his mouvh drawn with pain, and the
tears trickling down his checks,
"Confound that ropel" exclaimed a boy,
ltuck rrgarded Tony silently,
" Wlial the matter, Tony?" asked another
boy, as he noticed the icmarkah'e expiession
in the negro's face.
Tony wa slilirg on the ground, carefully
feeling his neck all around, and was unable to
peak for ihe suppressed sob that choked him,
He ruc to his fest, looking ruefully tboul, Ihe
boy enjoying his discomfiture immoderately,
" U' iry it again," said lUick.
"No, vou don't I " screamed the colored
Uiy, with a determination ihc iiruinrssofwhich
could mil be doubted. He was as fierce as he
was frightened, and occupied himself with rr
ananglrg h!4sjv(H-nderf, which weie on the
point of slipping from his shoulders,
" Why. Ton) ?M
" Vtr pljjs too rmiglu Dai's why, now I"
"Did it hurt?"
"Ci-ur.eitdidl" he said, with a look .f
They insiilcd; Tony icfuseil. One little
fellow caught forvible l."M, but Tony line
him off and Uuindcl into the brush, They
Hirsud him, captured him, and bioughl him
I .acky crying and snuggling fiercely, 1'ltull)
they succeeded, aftsi Ihe great dfticully, In
Wlhig him fioni he giound, while ltuck could
climb the tic siul lie the tope. Tl.eie was no
cerewony about tbe itfsir tlnn. The work
was done silently and in ilrd r.irnrsl, 'Ihc
unfortunate victim yelled, l.at ihc boyi Wire
not to be cheated out of the fiui'.s ii the first
grand lesson they had teamed in the econmy of
government, the protection ( society. They
had cen a thing aliout which a great popular
commnlion had twen rai'eil a simple thing I a
lieam, n rope, and a man. What prevents a
ficquent repetition of this phantasmagoria from
the magic-lantern of the law ? Surely not the
popular laste. It Is true thai the magic-lantern
Is, a ii were, a specie of reserved and exalted
privilege ; but the slide on which Ihe ghastly
picture i painted can be removed, and utllired
InTn improvised magic-lantern sometime vul
garfy called a mob. lint this, also, ha a flame,
a reflector, and a magnifying len. It answer
for all practical purimsc. It is an offspring of
The rope wa at length securely tied The
crie of the unwilling victim were suddenly
checked, as hit weight was gradually allowed
to fall upon the lope, strangling him. They
were detciinined that a sudden jerk should
not again frustrate their plans. Throwing his
liberated hands wildly about, he clutched a
hoy by the hiir, and made him yell with pain,
ll required strong effort to release hint. 1 hen
they all withdrew to a shot! distance.
Not a sound of any kind escaped the hang
ing child. The boys looked on silently, and
with grim satisfaction, lie vainly endeavored
to reach up and catch the rope that was
choking out his life ; but there seenud to tc
a weight upon his arms, and he could raise
them no higher than his shoulders. ' He
kicked to the right and to the left, and
squiimcd and twisted. The knot was be
hind his neck, mid the mpe fill directly
across the windpipe and great arteries. The
lioys watched the contortions of his face with
absorbing interest, and a few lwcamc some
what pale, with an excitement tinctured with
anxiety ; but they iwssessed too much stoi
cism to 1 ettny their feelings by an ovitt act.
while the younger boy and especially lluck
looked on Willi calm courage.
" I wonder if it hurts him much ?" queried
a lioy, There was no reply.
lluck, on being asked the question, nodded;
and, with his thumb in his mouih, never re
moved his gaze from the suspended Tony.
" Well, we'll take him down after a while.
I wonder why he don't say something,
" Can't. "
" Why ? "
Hut ltuck merely shook his head, and said
The poor little hanging wretch grew more
and more quiet as ihe moments flew by. His
teeth were shut close, but his lips were
slightly parted, and his eye stared with a
dumb, beseaching horrifying agony. After
the lapse of a few minutes his struggles ceased,
and the body turned from side to side. Then
a slight shivering; the c)cs rolhd upward,
and became fixed.
"Said a boy: "I'll bet vou he won't go
round any more, blowing aliout it's not hurt
lluck looked at the speaker, and then at
Ihc swinging body. He told them to hold
Tony'while he climbed the tree lo untie the
knot. They did so ; but through a little
carclcsncss nnd ignorance they allowed tin
body lo hinjre to one side, nnd it fell to the
ground like a loj. They stared at it, and a
I oy asked :
" Why don't you get up, Tony ? "
"What are you doing your eyes that
way for? " asked another,
." Do you think he is putting on ? "
" 1 don't know. Here, you take hold of
that other arm, and help me pull him up.
Tony 1 "
He wa laying on his back. They raised
him by the arms lo a silling posture ; hut as
soon as they released him he toppled to one
side and forward, and one of Ihe eyes was
busiest in the dill. The boys were thoroughly
alarmed. They felt that something had
happened, but what the were ignorant of its
" What's the nutter with him ? "
" Doe anybody know ?"
Still no answer.
"Do you lluck?"
A quiet nod.
" What is it ?"
" Dead. "
II'. C. .IAitow, in Argfttaui;
fill. L1TTI.K I'AKSON'S ll.VKD I.UCK.
Nigh upon twenty yeais since you was in
these pails, ain't it, stranger ! Precisely,
Spring o' the year, too. Laylocks was In
Llootn 1 Cur'us how some folk ketch a holt o'
little Ihing an Ivy 'em up in their minds.
Now I couldn't ha' lole jou whether it was
laytocksor sunflowirs a blowin' at tint per
tlkcler time, though I do remember thtt ole
Zack Humphreys was a runnin fer the legis
Ulur' an got most consumedly beat by them
pesky Loky-fokys. Not to say ole Zack
wasn't as wulhh-ss a cuss as ever the Whig
ticket boosted, but then he wa a clarole
Liner, as was his daddy afore him, an it was
a shame to Boone County to licv a streUout
Henry Clay Whig whipped like .
Oh, ay ! Vou mind about Ihe lay locks 'count
o' caslin' a spiing o' blossoms inter Uosy
lUscom't grave ? Yes. Well, sure, I do mind
that sarcumstancc myself, l'oor Rosy died
ihe fust week the little Parson settled down In
these parts. Vet, I mind goin' to fetch him
to talk to her, Jes' at the last. Hut he never
got no dunce atter all. She never known!
him nor nobody, an' he mout as well ha'
talked to the fence post for all the good poor
Rosy got of ll. Jest his luck though. Jest his
oruery luck. Stranger, the little Parson
thel's put away over lhar In yonder bone-
yard was the ouluckiest crcrtur that ever sol In
ihe soulsav in' blriness.
Jlcy I You wouldn't ha' thought yourself in
sech mighty haid luck ef you'd a found these
lieie pails heathen an lef 'cm Christian, at
I'arvon did ? Well, stranger, cf I make so bold,
mout 1 Inquire whar was them heathens
you nfer to in that las' remark ? Oh I all them
Sabbath-break in', godless, carousin' miners,
an' the tavern keeper V his new, V all the
res' o' the imputation o' this here deestrtck
Ihet didn't hcv no nicclln'-housr, nor Sunday
school, nor no. otlict kind o' srhonl, nor no re-K-ck
fer human tights, nor life nulher, with
one or two exceptions. Well, stranger ef
them's the suit your air pleaded to call heath
ens, why, heathens tt is -fer, sure enough,
stranger, them's the scrt that popcrlatcd this
dmtiick uigh ontet foily years ago. An' a
rough rastlc they gave Ihe little I'aison, an' no
mUtske, I'll say't fer him, though, that he
stuck It rt like a major, fer all lh uck was
dead agin litu every jump ; an' he never
knuckled nar nulhln', even when them shabby
Jikes fuin Cuua llolltr yanked him out one
dark night and strung him up lo a hitkury
liwli Ut on tby wa KOtu' M hlg
t'nnccnlc 'cm ? Him a proserutin'? Stran
g. r, je wren'l exiry well acquainted with the
little I'aison, vvasye? Went tcr college with
an' krmwed him to lie a gloriou feller ? Well,
ye never know ed him ter take the law o' no
body, did y e ? I thought a much. No sir.
Stranger, tint little I'.irson wa all (,opil,
every inch on him. Nary crip or scrap o' law
went Inter his gcllln' up. Prosecute ! Why,
stranger, one ii them rough fellei slapped
him side Ihe jaw nnccl. What d'ye think he
done ? Ve see he'd liern cxhotlin' the feller
'IjouI leaving' ofl his keard play in', an' bellln'
on hosvrace an' sech, a was a losln' game
for him more ways 'n' one, Parson said; an'
he was right, for Spunky Sam was dead sure
lo hue every game, an' his folks wasa sufleiin'
fer bread an' coffee most times, an' Parson
many a day a sendin' of a lioy up to Sam's
shanty along with Iwcon an' corn-meal an'
sich, as he had paid for outer his own pocket,
which goodnc knows he hedn't no call lo do,
for he was barely able ter keep soul an' body
together htsself ; but lhar 'twas. Jest hi luck
ter goon' rub Spunky Sam's feathers all the
wrong way, an git his jaws slapied 'for his
Well, talk nlmut prosecution. Stranger,
lhar was Parson's chance. Uvcry feller in
these here diggins would 'a hacked him cf he'd
drord a 'solver on Sam right thir, an' let
another soil o' light Inter hi spcrlt, 'side re
ligious 'luminalion. Hut no, sir ; he never
know cd his opportunity. What d'ye think he
done ? Jes' turned up his face as meek at
Moses. Sink me, ef what I'vchccrd of Moses
a clappin' down the table o' stone, an' a
pilchin' inter the Kg) pti.ln feller, an' all thai
ef I don't think I'aison wa a blamed sight
mccker'n Moses. An' sez he, richt outer the
(iospil, stranger, " Hut whosoever shall smite
thee on the right cheek, turn lo him the other
also." Warned if he didn't.
Well, the fellers they hollered out " .shame!"
an' Spunky Sam didn't dare lo hit liini again ;
he stalked olTn-bliMcrin' and a a-bullyin', an'
Parson jes sxi, " Dont, I beg of ye." That
thar remark, so perlitc, was addressed to me,
stranger. Ve sec, 1 wa'n't a goin' Icr hcv it
so, an' I was a lightin' oil' my perch. I'd been
n whittlin' a stick outer the tavern gate-post,
and I'd seed it all from fus' lo las' ; and I
knowed Parson was right, too, to advise a man
when he sec him a destroy in' hisaclf an' a star
vin' his family. So,! never minded Tarson's
perlitc request, but jest lit off lha' post, an'
follercd Sam up the road a piece ; an' stran
ger, cf ever I lef" anythin I bestow ed on
Spunky Sam, free gratis, on account o' the
little Parson's smacked jaw thel thar day.
Give you my hand on't ? Sartain, sartain. I
see you aint noway so piou a Parson ; an
1 jedge you've been a blamed sight luckier,
moreover. Cur'us now 1 A body'd think tiral
vartue V all sich orter meet with tip-top luck.
Ulcss your soul, stranger, its jes the contrairy
way. Nulhln 'r other 'bout the hull thing I
never could onstand. Whether It's Ihe piety
thet hoo-doohs the luck, 'r the luck that goes
dead bang agin the piety, I never could
rightly make out. Depends on what I'm
pleased to call luck ? t call it ies what
the little Parson never got no sort o' holL of.
Neverrcept"the"one kind : Harif luck hard
luck. Ves ; thet was what the little Parson
run agin every pop.
Mlout thet hangin' business ? Oh, ay ! Well,
"two 'count of Toncy Lawrence a jinin' of the
mcctin' an' n givin' up ihe tavcin bar. Ye see
the Parson was amazin' set agin liquor' an'
preach agin it, an' preach agin it, he did, till,
sink me, stranger, cf his preachin' didn't lay a
holt on Toncy to that extent ihet he turned
squar' 'round on the ole bar, an' heav ed the
O-bc-joyful out inter Ihe road, an' guv up the
hull thing, hard cider V all. Well, stranger,
tlicl was rough on the fellers thet lied palter
nized the ole bar, steddy by -jerks ever sense
'twas fust sot up, an' I'm free to say 'taint no
gret wonder ihey was riled. Hat they orter ha'
look their spile out outer Toney hisself, set I
ihen, an' scz I yit. Hut no ! The Parson sot
him up to il, they said. Toney 'd never in
creation a thunk all that pious swindle nut
hisself. Not nnother settlement short o' thirty
gnod mile, ye see, nnd, in consequence, not a
drap o' ihe O-be-joyful to be got short o' thet
journey. So they held that shctlin' up the
dccstrlck bar was a 'fraudin' on 'em oulcn ther
rights, in a manner.
I ain't a 'sputin' the sentiment, stranger. I
'low It comes rough on a man ihet hez been
used let vvcttin' o' his whistle rcglar as sun
down every day to lie shct ofl sudden as a
stop-cock. An' 'taint in natur' nol to fro'h
some wher' thar's so much rilin' I but as I
said before they orler a look it outcn o' Toney
hisself. He wouldn't a turned pious an' jined
mcctin' cf he hedn't a wanted lo, an' nobody
couldn't a made him hist out all thet good
liquor el he hedn't sot his mind lo do tt. Hut
it was jest the little Parson's hard luck.
Outer him they pitched, in ihc dead o' night,
and drug him out o' bed and down into
Woody Hones Holler, an' swore iheyd choke
him till he'd promise lo injuce Toney ter set
up the lur agin.
Well, they hove the noose 'mund his neck,
an slung Ihe rope over the limb, an' five 'r six
'em gvtliereil to lothcr end on t, an thar they
hetl him, (Juv him five minutes fer ter say
his pra'rs. Jr I stranger, el I do say It, as
was never a iverfesscr o piety, the utile
Parson didn't need them five minutes no
more V he needed five year. Ef ever a man
seed his litte clar ler mansion In Ihe skies,
the Parson seed his'n. Hut he said a pra'r,
Not fer hisself, stranger. Never once men'
lloned hisself Jes prayed fcr them rantank
crous, owdacious ciittcrt a tugging at the to
thcr end o Ihc rope. Axed Ihe Lord never
ler mind thcr Ig'nancc an'deluslon devilment
an cussidnes was what it was, stranger, as
you, ticln' not so pious as Parson, In conse
quencr ain't so blind as not to see but ter
bless them e,very one called every las' one
on 'em by name an' axed the goal Lord ter
bios 'em with salvation In this life an cterml
glory In ihe w-orP tcr ctsac. Jes think o' It,
stranger I An' thet thar tope acrost the
hickoiy limb, an six men afoul of 'tolhci end
jes waltin' fcr the "Amen" ter string him up
offen the? ground t
What kind i-rraskilU dtd jou say? Tie
cicly. Your langutge Is not Jc sech as
I'aiM.ii' would ha' chose, most likely ; but I
'low 'taint none too strong. Did they swing
him up, artcr all ? They did, si ranger. They
did. Choked him till he was as black as your
tut. They wouldn't ha done it, stranger ;
mean cus-.es as llicy was, ihey woald'l In'
done il ef il hadn'l a been for Sandy Jake's,
tanglefoot whisky, uhkh he'd been all the
way lei ihe nex' sctlUmenl tcr git an' il wet'
a rank iien as ever ye sve, Jv craty drunk
they wit an net know in' altogether wlut
they was almsi), an' when Ihe I'Jison never
shovvnl i)4 stunt u wkni', lli) Jim )m
,(arfJ ,Jtl Chile liim off. I"J t ef In
I ICOXIINVKK ON retail tWC.)
QMITH & THURSTON, J W. O. Smith,
v 1 1- v.
.tltornrff nt .,ifr,
No, 38 MtuciiAsr Stustr. ,
ILLIAM O. SMITH & Co,
J I- A. Trti Kiro
Iw.O, SMim. t
AorA' itml JiVi-if I'.nhttr tttoKm,
So. St Mmcmant Struct Jluvnuu
(KstaMih.i in $Sp )
Sugar riant at ion, llAllro.-ut, Telephone anj othtr Cor
portion Sittki. ttoniHam Mmilttr Securttiet
Hornier asi Sout on Commiwiow,
Monty ljnnnil on SiocV -rcuriiie.
O D t)OLU.
Couuirttii tit Liar unit .Vpfciry 1'itbttr,
CoRxrR I'our am Mrrchant SrnMcrt, KoNoi.vtt
UT It. CASTLE,
rtttoriicj n't f.itw ttmt ,Vr 1'nMle,
AtteiiW all the Court i of the KTnff.tam.
Attornrjf rim Vounnrtttr ttt Imw,
(A Tout .SthhT..
ALOERT C. SMITH,
.ttffttt tit tithe ArUttmvtrtttfcmtiHtB to
OrriCE With Smith A 'IhurMon, Attoniei-3t-Ijw
No, 38, Mfbcmant St rkit.
T-vUS. CUMMINGS A MARTIN
.Hitrtftwii ttmt Ifonnrjiathtr 1'litfilctnii.
OtriCiccnKNrtt FOkt ash RkkfVania Sts..
Oftice Utwri Until9 a. m,, anJfrum t-jiin J 6:30-8 cm,
13. EMERSON, M. D.
Vhystctnii it tut Siirfron
llQNOLVtU ,. ..,
Tki.hmionr NtMuiH 143.
OlTice hcturs from 8' la 10K a. m iU to i! o. in.
OOice and litnldcncc. No. 3 Kukui street, ciwner Fort
illiam b. McAllister,
TFBMANKNTI.Y UKATEO IS IIONOt-Utt.
OlUce, comer of Fort anj Hotel street, over 'Iregtoan't
Particular attention paid to rettoration gotJ filling.
Kelyin; on kixxJ work at reAonable clurget tu earn
the confidence of the jni-lic
(LATB or OAULANU)
Teacher of the Piano-Forte. Address, LYCAN &. CO,
Residence No, 10 Hmma ttreet. tHj-tv
A G. ELLIS,
No. 7 fji-EB Strkfi ......HONOU'LV
Mrstber of the Honolulu Stowk and ItondFtclianse,
Is wepired to Luv and sell Slock nd llonds in the
open market, at the usual rate of commission.
Has money to loan on Stsxks. Suull margins re
quired on lime Contracts.
will ad me at to investment when requested.
O. HALL A SON.
IMPORTERS AND IELKRS IN
Ifitrittvare ami General MerchututUe,
Corner or King and Fort tkts, Honolulu
William W. Hall ... , ....... .President and Manager
I C Aides.. Secret arv and Treasurer
Ceorge K. Howe ...Auditor
Uirectors 11, Mi, k, o. White. 157
O M. CARTER,
Atfent to take Ackitowlelf;nirnt to Van
tract to Jjtbttr. -HoNnt-tLV,
Hawaiian Hlands 15
D W. LAINE.
Cuimntitaner of Deed
For the State of California, for !. !!.-tMun KIn.Ii.
and General Agent lor the Pacific Mutual Mfe In
lurance Company of Californb. 143
TNO. A. HASSINGER,
Ayent to tnhe Acknowledgment to Com
Intbnior OrricK..., Honolvlu
JOHN H. PATY,
Sotarg V utile and Com tut mm ton of Ded,
For the State of California and NVw Vork. fliTtrr
at the U-nV. of HiOiop ti to.
llosoti'Li', Oaiip, 11, L
LENEIIAN & Co.
Imjioiler. lll J Oilmloii Mrrehillif.
T YCAN & CO.,
ttuimtlm mill liratrrn In nil 1.1 ml. of
Mm! Uaoilm, Pitney 4laoilt
No, ioj and io; Four SrntKT..,,
Furmtur., Ctatr., S.winj Machine, Mirror. ui.l
Mirrur PUlcs,. Picture Frame, and Coruic. made to
orJee. 137 J r
(I.Htrnl iltrtantlU nml CumiHltt lun Aur Hi.
Qvtri Stki.t, IIosoli'LI'.
OlHrcrtP, C, Jones, Jr., pre.Uent and manager;
lowuh O. Carter, Ircauirer and secretary. Director. 1
lions. Ctui It. li;io. and II, A. P. Curler; Henry
May, Auditor. 118
Dtnltr In Chotrtit Htrf, frill, Jfurl.M, Kit,
No. 6 QcriN Srit.r, Fun Miir,
Family anj Stiippln order, rarefutly Slt.ndcd lu...
Liv. Slxk furnrhed to Vcsels at short notic..
Veetablnof alt kind. Minted lo order,
T.llnmss , No. il).
GRINBAUM a to.
Imintrltrt aid HAalrif llrnUrl In lltit
Mawsk's Dlock Qvhn SrT, lloxouriu
lt S, GRINBAUM Co.
PuriritrUlHi unit CommlttloH Jl.rri'iMf.,
it CAUrouii.iSr.,.S.ii FiAvciurn.
Sicial facilttiet for and loitlcuUr atlciitlaa t!d (o
coni.iuncid. of LUlbt s'oducc. f
IIOKULULU . . .
t'eJHJi Jsfau ufnel or mwiI
.. ... 11.1.
Prarskal LVdVctiiur, P.uiy Cook ant Hak.r,
NuwL.r 71 IM.l Mi.il, tiira S'ois.ihl Nmau
irl.al uj H'tiill iiyl.' a ft T
No.vw, Niiuahu SrLi.r.,,,,,,,.,,. .llnLu
,11, .1 !
M4 aii'l Hmnsl'r,
UAt anj 3tv aud. U Ord...
Na. n i'uxr 3 r., i,.rn fAaiawa Siam.j.
T M. WHITNEY, M. D., D. D. S.
Dental I'oom on Vort Street, jy
Honou'LIK. , ,Jh ?
OiTicc It lrcer HKkI, corner Hote nr Lt
Streets eniranccon Hotel Street. ' r
U'ttcliinnhtrf tfetrrttr, I'ltffrnrr r, iitiit
iS'n in FnRTSrfttrr .. , Hokollli
AM orilr faitMu.ly ienitfi. y?
P IL OEDIiO,
Freight, PArl.nr, ninl Iltn.iiilhverttl tdnM frwn
all part cf Honolulu aixl tHnity. Cartful at-
tetition fsalJ la imJinK r urnituir, wilh
WAC.O.NS KXl'lir.SSLV FOR TlIK FURI'OSK.
'Ielphon 96; Urklme j$ Psinthbowl Mrett.
OfRce, 86 K,nR Strwt. toiVti
IWf PIIILLU'S Sc Co,
tiiutnrt-vn nmt H'.orfiifr tteittrr hi Vtoth
(lift M, ,S(r, ltittt .1fni '
ttlMhtiiff ffm, i'linrry (hunt, l.lr
So. tt Kamhmani' SrnrrT Ilnsou'iu
O J. LEVEY & CO.,
IIAiVrtM Httd Httittt trorert
Tout Stk-kt HoNntt'U'
FTth rrnrerlM ami ftrovNlon of all tclndi on hanJ anl
re,civeJ rfcularty from I .urotx an J Ametka whtth
nil! W lM at the ltwct market rates.
O.rxN JrlntreJ to tiny (t.-tit tf the tity fruf clnrce.
Island order. )sjiciirU anJ prompt attention will !-
jtl.tn to the tame, lif.tv
uroNO luong a co.,
JyentM fur Mint h tit SitQttr, Vtitnmtt tttrr
AnJ K-vtlm Rice I'tarnatlon and Mill.
MuyANU'STRr.F.T ,.,,Coxsn Mahink
npHEO. II. DAVIES A Co.,
(I.ATR JaNIOW, ffUKfN " Co.)
ItHpoi tern unit VommhMton Merehttut.
I.lo)d ami e Liverpool Under wrtteri,
llrithhand Forciii larin Insurance Company, and
Northern Assurance Company. 1
A W. RICHARDSON A Co
Importer and DrAiEHt in
Hnoti, Shorn, f-'tirntnhfitt ilootta, llitti,
Vitpit Trim!., Vnttnrm,
Perfumery and So-ips, Wi.tilinm Watche,
Fine Jewelry, etc.,
Corn k Four ad .MfRCHANr Stkufis HonuIulii
r E. WILLIAMS,
""HlfrtnY AND H-AtPR H
JtlrnlhirA tit V.Aril ltfmit'litt Iim. Alan
VV tiphnla(el' atit Mitutifttrturer,
i turniiura WarVrihm.Na 109 Fort Street. Woilv
viop at oW itiftd on Hold Street. All orders promiiily
atjciHkMi. y n
V .-vT -:
Urate r In
HACKPELD & Co.
CD. HOPFSCIILAHGBR & Co.
Import ntt't Cominl.ilott Merchnnts.
HoNOU'U! Oaiiii, II. I.,
ILLINGHAM A Co.
imtM'ter and Dealer in Hardware, Vut-
Paints and Oils, and General Merchandise.
No. 37 Fort Street IIoolUii
W. PEIRCE & Co.
Chandler and Cotittuttnlon Mer
HoNOLtLtf,, HAWAIIAN I.ANDS.
Agent for Hrand's Guns and lhmt Lancet and Per
ry Uii Pain Killer.
.tfirllonrrr (inil Cummhitoit Jlrrrhtint,
(Jiikfn Strkkt , Honolulu
P A. SCHAEFER Lo.
Iir'i' mill CummlmloH Mrirlimiti,
Mkhciisnt SrrsT, HnsoLuir
ILDER & Co.
t.nmlii-r, I'll I ill m, OUt, .Villi., ninl ItiilUUuu
Mttfrrltita af rvery k ln4.
Cow. towr anttQikkn Srs Honoli'lu
to. ANII 104 t'OKT Stuh.t
Picture uf all tiet and tindt made lo oril.r. and
frame, of all description. conUanlly on liand. Ali
Curat. Shell, and Curiosities of lite lUcific a
A LLEN & ROBINSON,
HriiliTM In humhrr ntnl nil kluilm of IliiUtl-
Iku Mnlrrlnli, fiilnlM, oil; -Vul., rr
IIonolui,v', 11. I.,
AOKITS UP SCriOONKIS
Ilit.AkaU. Kulsmanu, KekauluoUl, Mry Ellen,
Uilimi, Paualil sad Leahl.
At RoMmon's Wharf. i
riljjorivr. of ilenrrnl M.rrhnntlt.e isim
Vfinri, KnytnnAf Orrmany nntl
Ihe Vnltetl .SI.ilrM.
No. j9 QumiN Ststkt IIonou'i.
3i6AxnnSCAi.iro.NiA Srmrr..,.SAN Fsakcisco.
Partlculsr attcnlion tiald
to filling and .hipping !
II on tt ami Slyn Viitnter,
TArix Hangij, .tc,
No, 107 Kino Srmiir.
6) 1 mi
f YONS & LEVEY,
.lurlourm ninl Cnntmlttlon Mrrrhiiiilt,
U.avkii Uldci,-, Ijvtr.H Srsssr, Honoulu.
Sales of Furrilurr. Stock, Real L'ttat. and General
MeichandiM promptly alleiHled lo, Sh,I agent, for
ism.ricanaiul burupean in.rcrianoi... I l. l.vn..
. I m,
1UTRS. A. M. UELLtS.
Fttthtowtbl lirrat and tloujk Mttktr,
No. 104 FiiKTSrassr. .. . Honulul
W, McCIIBSNCY & SON,
leather, Ittdr, Ta'lote nnd Co mm
So 41 Qi'kxx biKKr.... ....Honolulu
ii Kind Snmr
Impjrtcr ttt Auwiiean Jewelry uS every deuflp.
tkm. (KunntfOy o- Nan I'randco, CahfunuA.) j-
importer and Deafer In (llatr4ret
Na. roarSta.fcf ., Howii'i
HcctaAUt Anl EcUv
LimaI Warn Wui. I ancv Sjulu. IVtiir t nMM
:. ..' . . - " a. 1 '
lols WuacfdtUfli'ft Pixkct Cutwy, .yWtler, mt arJ
lancyuup,. linage rmm '
pu tnpmt in uatnrvwy wuutimit4 mu
T U. OAT. J.,CO,
Slttluitrrt a, .Y.M- limit.
HrJ HnUoir Mltm)i Agtary
Gilsns t!-i.'t ... .No. j Msscii.Mr Stiusr
to llvxoux.ir, L I-
T UWEHS & COOKH,
(errcMsoMTo Lss A Hi-koi,)
lMpaitmmut lrritl'4 III .llflirp flfl.l tiff
). In.l. ,. lliilMInt; Mntrrtnln,
F,vr SiiKir lloitni
- C. COLRMAN,
... It. t
riAnl.ttiri MscMncty, tie.
n.st a Ostle H Cook.'..
Shop on King Slr.t"
('opper ttmt Sheet iron Warkert
Storm ttmt Hattye.
of all Mit-4, PliunUrV to(k auO tnetaU, hou fumUh
In; Kood, chandeliers, la in pi, etc
Ntl. 8 riUMUHANU Stkrkt Ilcxiom u
T M. OAT A Co.
SrtttntttKrr, f itf of nil Dricrlfttnti
ttttttte ttmt rrNifrnf
I .oft in A. F. Coolie's new fire (.roof LutMing, funt ol
Nnuauu 5frett. , t8
T UMMtiLUTH A Co.,
Thmmltti unit VUimher, ttenler tit
.Store, Itimtea, Tin,
So. 5 Nii'anu Srn-itr ...Honollu'
T W GIRVIN,
coiiii,i..ii MrrchttHt mtrl (Irnrrnt Drtttrr
in i)ry toJnt
WAILUki;, Mn II. I
Croceries, Hardware, Surioiwry,
lVlfiiintrt, and Cti.sHAre.
ONOLULU IRON WORKS Co.,
Stvnm Kiititrt Holler, .Suyitr Stilt,
Conter., irimt llnta tnl l.emt Cittlntft,
llOM.U'LU., , IL 1
Machinery of every description nuJe to order.
I'.uttcuUr attention paid to Milp't Ulacktntitlitni.
Jub woil. executed on the ihortet nuice. to
nplIOS. G. THRUM,
UlMPTIhC AND MANttrACTtrRINU
Stationer, . A treat. Printer, 9tonK
And pnUUher of the STUn.Y Pa,and Jaw.tff
iiHiiiimiHite and AmhhaI, Merchant street. Heal
er in Fine btationery, Hool., Mitdc, Tovi and Fanc
GovmU, Fort fctreet, near Hotel, Honolulu.
A S. CLEGHORN A Co.
unit Deafer In tlentrttt
Corner Queen and Kanhumanu Streets, Honolulu.
Vitriinitrr ttmt HnlUtrr,
All kinds of jolit,iu2 tirointly attended lu.
Telephone No. no, W ill,atuwir. L.breiS OITtce.
Slior, No. 8. I'.iNii SriilKT Ilonlll.tllr
r aine at to.
Importer. tid dealers in lis)', (train and Cener.l
IT B. MclNTYRE & BROTHER,
tfl .J Mil if i'r4 Mint',-
Cur. Kino ami Pout Sts , Honoluiu
'T'HE GBRMANIA MARKET.
HnNnu'i.u, H. I.
lleef, feat, Mutton, l.atnb, Poultry
Comtantty on lund, and of ilioit.e.t quality. Potk
anut;e ltolot;nav etc., always on liand. Our mean
are all cut anj put up in Kattcrn t)te. All oidert
faithfully attended to, atid delivered in any part of the
city. Shop oil Hotel Street, between Union and Kurt
aireeti. U"-t.mj ii. KAUIT. Troprirtor,
Wttlthmnlitir ttml Jetvrler,
WatoU repalrlnre until sv Sp.olalltj',
.Ml order, from the othei itandi promtly attended la
No. 35, HoTKUSrSfST..
itr-wrlrr mirf limiioml Srtttr,
Nu6o, Nmiavu SmcET, Honolulu, II. I.
(0M.it. ltolliftler& Co.),
Particular attention paid to rcuairiu2.
TJOPP & CO.,
74 Kino Sthkht
Vholutrrrrt, Jtnintr ami flrulrr. In till
kiwi, vf J-'ttmllurw
Tcleplionc So. 14.
(roKMiai.Y with soils. & CO.)
IFiolrarif. ami itetnll llroetr,
111, King Sr. cut ..Unufs Hasmonv Hall,
Family, Plaiilalioii, and Ship .torei supplied al short
nuk. Nw good, hy .very .learner. Ordeit frou,
Ihe other UlanJ faithfully executed.
'lel.phon. No. in). 171-ilT
tlrucrlft, I'rorltloni ami t'rfit.
Co., Kin.; ANii Niimku Srs.,.. .,.,,,. Hunoluiu
Fre.h Ooodt bf .very tlcitu.r.
P. O. Ilo. ijo, lwtf lelepli. J.o.
TUB WESTERN AND HAWAIIAN IN
vc.tm.at Company (Unlt.il.)
Money loaned for long or short period, on approved
security. Apply to W, L. ORLTN,
OIT.c. Heaver lllock, Furl Si, Mariagir.
BNSON, SMITH, CO.,
ill AMD us, FORT STREET,
. , w v"",a',
ft ' -Jir.r, ftrfumt;
TllF. COMMON SLllSL NUKSINU 1:0 H 1.1
HPHE ''SUPERIOR" STOVE.
EMHILUTK ft O...
,V. J, ,V.J. SI., ILvUlu II. .,
Sol. aieur. (r ll,. Iitaod A full Ia ul Ik.
' and if Mttrlr"
ao4 Flilarcs sW lh sai.. alajr. ta .uic
JOB WORK FHOMPLY DONK
;--;: st luaMa.-
nlSUOP A CO., Bankets
Ilosmctf, HvwAitvs, lussnC
lraw Kutlnnut An
THE BANK Or CAI.lt OKI,
Arvdtli.tr scents In
Mfiir. N M. ROTIISCIItl.trASONS,
TtwCOMMnKCIAI. HANK I NO CO.,
OP SVIINLV. LONDON.
The COMMERCIAL HVNKINO CO..
CF SVDNKV, SVIINKV.
It.. HANKS Of NI.VV ZII.ANI)t
TlIK HANKS OF IIRI'.ISII COLtlMIIIA,
IC10KIA, ll.C, AND I'OR! LAND, OR.
7UMjf ii,f7Vw(Ti lllnUri' lliitinitl,
ASTLU A COOKE,
Stripping (tiil Vomminnlon .Uetchtinlt,
No. IV) KinaSTRiKT ...HovotVLU
IMt-ORttM AND bKMSKS IN
The Hitihcock ft Cmpan'ii Phntanon.
'Ihe Alexander K. lUUUtn Plantation.
K. HaKtead or UaUlua PU .Italian,
A. II. Snuih A Company, kolo. !
J..M. Alexander, Haiku, Maul.
j ne naiku nuijar Company.
'I he Kohala uifar Company,
Tire Union Inuranre Lompany of San Friniotc.i.
'Ihe New Fntland Life luurattcff Ocmpany of iJitoii
'Hie UUVe Minufactiirtne Cotnpanvof llton.
D. M. W-titiii't Patent Centrifugal Marhlues.
Ihe New Yotk and Huiioluhi IV (.Vet Mne.
'Iht Mertltanl Une, Honolutn and han Frau:Itfv
Pr. Jane A Hoti Lelelrated Medicine.
U'iIcoi k flibV Singer Afnufiur(ng Company.
Wheeler A Wilson's Sewhc Mat.1iiiiev ;$')
TNO. O. POWLER Co.,
Are iirriiitrnl to tut nUh flan. nrl tl
ffliirr. lor Slrrl
With or without Cars and I.uconictivci, Specially
AUAITkU 1011 SUGAR PLANTATIONS.
Permanent RmImj), and locomotive, and ran. Trac
lion Kngines and Ktud .-onHlUe., St.mu
I'toug'liin and Lullivaliiij .Machiueir, Port
altc Knuinr. for all triio.et. Winding
r.rigitie. !ur inclines
Catalogue! with Illustration., Model) and Photo
Krauli. of ihe alio.. Plar.l. and Machinery niav le eu
at llieoir.ee. of Ihe underlined. VV. L. liKF.KN and
O. W. MACI'AKI.Ni: S. CO., Ans f-r Juo. Fow
ler 4 Co.
c. w. MAcr.vriLANS, h. . macpablaNk.
Q W. MACFARLANB. h. CO.
Importers, Commlulon BfarohanU
and Sugar Faoton.
Fire-4oof Ituitdms ....... .Que.aMr.ct, Hotwlutil
Kd.uea Sugar Co, Kauai,
I he WaiLapu Sugar Phlilalion, Maul,
Tlie Sjicnccr Sugar Plantariou, lUw.u
llonuhina Sugar Co, Hawaii,
HueloSuiar Mill, Maul,
HuetoSiiKar Plantation. Maui,
Reciprocity Sugar Co., liana,
Makaha Suirar I'lanlaliori, Oahu,
Oukala Sugar Co- llilo, Hawaii,
Otowalu Sugar Co. Maul,
Puuka Sheep Ranch Co, Hawaii.
J, Fowler k Co. Steam Plow and PortaU. Trauiwa
Mirrle.., Wanou it Co". Sujtar Machin.ry, Glaxuw,
Idaigow and I lonolutu Lin. uf Paclett,
Livcrpoul and Honolulu Line U IWLetl,
lxndon and Honolulu Lin. of Sleatncr,
Sun I iro liLUQiic. Co. of tendon.
BREWER ft CO.
Offer for Sal. ll cargo of th. laik
Jutt arrived, the foll.wiug li.i ofM.tU.andiM!
Llykt Ktprtu Wagon;
Kxttnolon Toj Currluy..,
bt.aai Coal, , y
CatHotrland Coal, v
Coiniuou Wovw Ch.li.
. . fin. Barrl iiooU
K. Ch.ui, Nos- ., t. anj i,
IUlu.,1 lb. lias.
Uaaiii, It Tim,
S. plank i,
II. r ruii.ra, Nov I, . anj i".
A.k GlH, '
falikankt' Mttalt;Sot, J, . lo.lt.lll-jl,
lalUr It.liln, m
C.iilrifuasl Lining I, lack.., ,, '
CompoJliuu Nail J li.cU tud ikj loch.
Maila Curdaa, AmuiI
Oa!v, Fauu Sual.a, '
t .ioh . UwUers, m aud j Cvtlt
$lii H4-., kuutu4 ' i
AiJi Hanks i". X
P.aip Harrows '
rtll.tr M'lal UkmhiI, ;
ILAU. Ha, v, H
Anwiksi rM Wba
Clali. W... sod W.J
., MS C , I)
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