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rnent, what we indignantly repudiate, that
national or sectional prejudice might have
90111C influence in the decision of the jury,
the chances of a favorable verdict for the
alien would he as five to one, because it has
been found that the disproportion of names
in the jury box, of alien and naturalized
subjects, m even grcnter than this. If to
this it is further objected that in time the
latter may greatly increase, it is also appa
rent thatjhe parties litigant would increase
in a corresponding ratio among that class,
and thus the relative position of interest be
kept the same.
The law draws another distinction be
tween the two classes, natives and foreign
ers; on juries, the former are allowed
rts. per day; the latter $1, and this sum
has always been paid to nut urali;ed .subjects,
on the ground of the distinction evidently
designed by tin; law. between the relative
value of time to the- two classes. A natural
ized subject is certainly equally as capable
of a profitable employment of bis time after
as before ho eon.mminates his allegiance,
and is equally upon a par, in every respect
that makes a man, with his former asso
ciates. We will continue the case still Anther.
Two naturalized subjects go to law. If .Mr.
Ilrown's interpretation of the statute is cor
rect, they must carry their case before 12
natives, and the proceedings be carried on
through the imperfect medium of transla
tions, to the great consuming of time, and
inconvenience of all parties. The laws are
designed for equity and justice, both of
which might be imperfectly aswered, by a
case tvliich involves principles and local
knowledge familiar only to those w ho have
been educated in civilized countries, bein"
brought before jurymen, who, though per
fectly trust-worthy in matters within their
own compass, cannot be expected to mani
fest intuitively the ideas and powers which
result only from education in a highly civili
zed state. If such a course should be in
sisted on, with equal propriety could the
judge put Chinese or New Zealanders upon
a case between Englishmen or Americans.
All the parties would bo foreigners, and the
delay and difficulty of translation would be
no greater in one case than the other, but in
either the real spirit of accommodation in
the law would be altogether defeated. This
subject could be much enlarged upon, but
we have said sulficient perhaps to convince
men who look more to the accomplishment
of the ultimate objects of the statute, than
to a quibble about words, raised for the
sake of an objection and to perplex the pub
lic mind with questions f .reign to the purpo
ses of 'justice, that the word foreigners."
in its common signification, embraces that
elass which .Mr. lrown is so desirous of
excluding; that such is the purport of the
statute, and that these views not onlv ihmvc
with each other, but in no other . way can
justice be mo speedily and impartially admin
istered under the present arrangement of
the courts. Consequently there is nothing,
as Mr. Brown asserts, in the decision of the
court, contrary to the Hawaiian law, to the
law of the civilized world, and to common
If those who adopt his views find it impos
sible to reconcile "foreigner" with a natu
ralized subject, we would ask them by what
process they can make natives of them, or
persons born within the country; these dis
tinctions being the only ones the statute ad
mits. Tailing to do the latter, and protest
ing against the former, naturalized subjects
might possibly find themselves in t!io -pleasant
dilemma of not serving on juries at all,
a consummation which is generally devoutlv
wished for in this community.
The portions of the report of the case of
fray printed in Italic and embraced in 'pa
rentheses are supplemented to the stenogra
phised notes of tho reporter and will be ex
cepted from the nsceveration of Mr. Mop
kins, as either not taken down by him at the
time, or imperfectly understood.
T II K POLY N ESIAN.
Arrived tho 15th Iler Maiestv's" shin
"Talbot," Captain Sir Thomas K. T.
Thompson, Bart., having left Valparaiso on
the 4th of January, at which port were then
lying Her Majesty's ship Collingwood" of
SO guns, bearing the Hag of Rear Admiral
Sir Ceorge F. Seymour, C. B. and K. C. H.,
and the ' Cormorant" steam Frigate.
The Talbot arrived at Tahiti on the 1 Oth
of Feb., but declining to salute both the
French and Protectorate Hags, had no com
munication with the shore. Having water
ed, she received on board Consul General
Miller, and and II. Sea, Esq., and was
towed out of harbor by II. M.'s steam frigate
"Salamander," on the loth ult. On the
21th the Talbot spoke the " Will Watch"
in latitude '6 o X , longitude 143 0 W.,
on her way to Tahiti; all well.
Omcr.r.s ok thr "Tai.iiot."-The fol
lowing is a list of the officers nttached to
II. B. M.'s Sloop-of-War "Talbot," now
lying in this port :
Captain, Sir Thos. It. T. Thompson,
Lieutenants, George Harper, John A.
Shears, Belfield Woollcombe, George
Lieutenant of Marina, William J. Bur
ney. Master, I Ienry Thompson.
Siistzeon, Robert T. C. Scott.
Paymaster and Purser, Edward J. T.
JVural Instructor, G. S. Bourne.
Assistant Surgeon, Henry W. Horsell.
Consul General Miller landed from the
Talbot on Saturday, the 15th. and was wait
ed upon by their Excellencies, the Govern
ors of Oahu, Maui and Hawaii, and other
officers of his II. M., the foreign diplomatic
corps and his friends generally the same
day. The Talbot gave the Consul General
the customary salute upon his leaving the
vessel and immediately after exchanged sa
lutes with the fort, off which she is anchored.
The children of the several schools under
the charge of the French and American
Missionaries, to the number of GOO and
upwards, visited the palace on Thursday
evening, and after having passed through
the rooms and been presented to their Ma
jesties, they assembled in front of the build
ing with banners flying, and were addressed
in a short speech by the King, which con
cluded, they gave three loud cheers and
marched to music off the grounds. Next
week the Kamaainas will be received.
II. E. Gov. Kekuanaoa, visited the Tal
bot on Monday, and was received with the
honors due his rank by Sir T. Thompson her
The Legislative Body will convene in this
town on the first of April.
Keepers of public houses wishing to re
new their licences for the ensuing quarter
only, commencing April 1st. should apply
before that date.
coring from the copyist's hands, 1 will have tho pleasure
of furnishing you with it.
I renwin. sir,
Vour most obd. crft.,
CHARLES (1. HOPKINS.
Oeoroe Bnown-, r.sci.,
U. Si. Commissioner, etc. &c. &c.
IIonoi.i-.i'. March 20th, mi.-,.
,S','r. The report of part of the trial in the cusp of (tray,
before hi- Excellency M. Kakunnana, which you shewn!
me this inorniiitr, made from )our stenographic miles, is
so imp 'tl'vcl in many parts, that it is not u fair report I
presume it is the intention of the managers of this (Snv
eminent, tli.it as,'.' and correct a report as c an poiwHily
be made should he published. 1 therefore propose to you,
that if you will furnish me n copy of the whole of jour
notes taken ut I lie Irial, I will endeavor to supply (he
omissions that may have heen made in your report, mid
correct, as far as my memory or the notes taken hy Mr.
Bogardus may serve me, any errors that may have oc
curred. On comparing my corrections or intuitions with
your notes, you will he aide to see if they are to the
point: mid if they agree with Jour ideas, they can he em
bodied in your reporij otherwise, you will use your discre
tion in UsiniT them. 1 ohserved and pointed out to you
many important errors und omissions in the partial re.
port you Miiumuea 10 me.
Rcsp'y, yr. oht. pvt.,
C. G. Hopkins, Esq.,
Honolulu, Thursday evening, I
March 20t'li, I si.".. S
Sir, n reply to your note of this evening, just reeeif
ed. I lie'' to say thrit 1 accent of your proposal hy request
insr that you will furnish me with your additions to the
portion of my note now in your hands, by eight o'clock
to-morrnw morning, in order that they may appear with
the text. As soon a the remainder ot the transcript
Honolulu. Thursday evening, ) ,
Manh Ji'tii. HI V
Sir, your note of this evening is jut received. Von
(in a conversation thi afternoon ) Living told me tint
the partial report of Gray's trial, you had sul mitte.l to
me in the inor.iin?, irM wreajij primed. I do not see how
it is pos.silde that any correction can eppcar in the
'"Y.r;" und that i the only way I would consent they
should nppear. Nor it it were otherwise. d. 1 see how it
is possible (or me to lur;iis! you. at the tune you mention,
a corrected report, us a hirg.j portion of it would have to
he re-written. If it had hvii sul milted to me I et'ore it was
printed, as it should hae bet n. niter ihe rcmicsi 1 made
to that purport, to Dr. .Ui Id. 1 would with p ca-inv have
given my assistance, to have ren lire, I it as perfect us
possible. .As i he ease stands, however, if the report is to
appear in the Polynesian to-morrow morning, as ur as I
am concerned, it" must appear incorrect, orhl-d. mil
ridiculous in it is. The community here, of which so
large a portion were at the trial, are peril ctiy competent
to judyc of its truth und f,iini"s. II you are widing to
risk jour reputation as a reporter, en such a document.
I have nothing farther to say, except to ropiest, that the
notes which have passed Lctwicn Its may lie published
at Ihe same time. Vr. tl t. servt..
CliAs. G. IIon;:;s Km.. )
Our brother of Tahiti rejoices in nn increasing list c-f
subscribers, und say s that he is now obliged to increase
his edition. This we are gratified to hear, for it is plea
sant to have an e litorial i ciyh! or, in the full tide of suc
cess, and only ggon miles distant. We can sympathize
with him too in his good for'nne. as our own suhscription
list has heen on the steady incrense since we puldishcd
our first nuiuher, and at tho present time we tire receiving
additional names from several foreign cpruters.
The streets are daily becoming more filthy, owing to
the offences against cleanliness which are so frequently
committed hy the lower part of the population. There
is, we believe, a local statute regarding this; if so the
remedy should he applied and the offenders punished.
Another nuivmee of a more dangerous charac ter is the
frequent racing of horses through tie- streets, to the great
danger of the foot passengers. We have seen one run
over anil injured, very recently. The practice, we regret
to say, is quite as prevalent among the white population
as among the natives. The Valparaiso law. requiring all
riders not to go through the f-treets out of a flow trot,
would be an excellent rule for this place.
"The Devil's heartiest, laugh" is at a detracting
witticism. Hence the phra.se "devilish good" lias
sometimes a literal nicaninir."'
Kn rata. On first page of papercommencement of
case of (Jray. For "Alluding to the plaintiff read, "to
the prosecutor and defendant." In a remark of Mr.
Brown, 1th col., "Oth line, for " until the Judge, interrupts
me," read, " no one but the Judge niall interrupt me."
FOR THE POUT OF HONOLULU
A R R I V E 1) .
March 1511. H. M. Sloop-of-War Talbot, (2S
pons) Capt. Thoina.s Thotn.-on, Hart. Tahiti 15th
March Hi Am. whale-shin Phi-nix, Bassott,
New Bedford 2(i inos; TOO sp., ?)( v. Oil and on.
March i Am. whale-slni) ( auibrii, Hardiiiir.
New Bedford 27 inos; 1050 sperm. Oli'and on.
Sailed same dav.
s a i l i: 1) .
March 21 U. S. Brig perry, Paine, Tahiti.
ScTP'Thcrc are now in' nort 10 shins readv far
pea, which have been detained by the late stoim
A D V E 11 T I S KA I E N f J 'S .
TTl'ST received, i.er ' Netful " " Poll ' .,,!
, ( .. - ' t !, HIM.
Oil " Hannah," and for sale, on liberal terms, by
PA TV & CO. :
5 bales English Long Cloths super article; (i
bales do. blue Cottons ;58 inch; 4 bales do. brown
Cottons very fine; 2 ca.-cs China blue Cottons:
Senses English blue Drills; 1 case English Pi hits ;
1-2 case fancy col'd Sarsriets; 1 case blk Sinchws;
1 case blk silk Hdkfs.; 10 ps. "Mft" wh. Muslin
52 inch, very line; 50 ps. narrow black Ribbons;
Superfine white I'l iimcl; -10 doz. men's Half Hose;
20 lbs. Stone Blue for linen; 50 cjroce suspender
and strap, metal and bone Buttons; 150 lbs. Linen
Thread; 40 doz. hand-saw Files, Locks, Butts,
Silver Ware; table Furnitme, Al-o, for sale
4(H)0 lbs. brown Sujar, cm id quality; 400 calls.
Molasses; Sperm Oil; Cider Vinegar; 2000 ft. pine
Hoards; Prescin d Meats and Vegetables, in cans;
(i prs. splendid silver plated Cundie.stn.ks with ex
Honolulu, March 12, IS 15. tf
THE undersigned having taken the premise!
1'ormcrlv known n tho "Warren llntol
begs to a..urc the public that he han spared no ex
pense in titling up the same for the comfort and
convenience of residents and visitors, and solicits a
share of the public patronnee.
BILLIARD ROOM and newly fitted BOWLING
ALLEYS attached to the premised.
The services of superior Chinese Cookt and
Waiters have been secured.
Residents inay hate their meals sent to their
houics, or pic-nic parties'pio idvd for at the shortest
BREAD and PASTRY made at the establish
ment, constantly on hand, and Hill be supplied in
any lequiicd quantity. HUNGWA.
Aug 24. ' tf
DJ EC LIVED and for sale by E. & II. GRIMES,
ln.d to boxes clay Pipes, S boxes honey dew
Tobacco, 12 do. manufactured do., 10 boxes (20 lbs.
each) family Soap, 40 boxes Harrison Soap, 6 cases
sewed Broans, 4 cases pegced do., 15 doz. Look
ing Glasses, 12 Measuring Tapes, 50 ps. Moscheto
Netting, 100 gulls. Spirits Turpentine, 60 palls.
English Linseed Oil (boiled), 4000 lbs. extra No. 1
White Lead, 500 lbs. green Paint, 10 cans Vcrdi
Ciis, to cans black Paint, SO' kegs yellow Paint, 20
bhls. Beef, o' do. Copal Varnish, ti" bids bright Co
pal Varnish, S bbls, Cider Vinegar, 24 grote metal
15 race Buttons. 20 reams Wrapping Paper, 20 mis
Linen Writing Paper, 10 bbls. roasted and ground
Cof.ee, (I do, pit and cut Saws, 20 doz. do. do. do.
Files, 50 doz. Plates, Hams, Cheese, 10 casks
Sherry Wine, 24 casks Madeira do., 20 casks old
Port do., 10 casks Ale, 2 doz. Axes. (ftBtf)
House and Sign Painting
rpnHE subscriber would respectfully inform the
JL citiens of Honolulu, that ho has established
himself in this town, and will be happy to attend to
their c alls in his profession. By punctuality, and
strict attention to business, he hopes to merit and
iecc ic a share; of the public patronage.
'CJ-X. B. His shop is in the immediate vicinity
of John Voss's cubinet-making establishment.
J. II. WINKEL.
Honolulu, March 1, 1S45. tf
BOCTOW C. F. WINSLOW, from the Unitd
States, having established himself a permanent
resident at Lahaina, (Maui,) offers his services to
those persons who visit that port, in need of Medi
cal or Surgical attendance.
Lahaina, Maui, Nov. SO, 1S44. Cm
A BOUT 200 superior Bullock HIDES, for sale
1m. by the Receivers of the Estate of French &
Grcenway. tf Ml
Pine nnd Cedar Shingles,
Feb. 1. 7 tf E. & II. GRIMES.
i 001) COMPOSITORS can find constant em-
ployinent ut this ollicc. ICPExtra pay al
lowed for night work. F8
A BBLS. superior Hawaii Salt Beef; 2000
PwHv lbs. Tallow; 600 Ins. Suet; for sale by the
Receivers of the Estates of French & Grcenway.
Honolulu, Nov. 30, 1814. tf
Stornge to be Let.
THE RECEIVERS of the Estate of William
French and F. J. Grcenway, offer to let cer
tain Rooms, Sheds, and Yard room, in the premises
lately owned by J. Dudoit, Esq., now owned by
said Estate. tf Dec. 14.
Horse for Sale.
E710R SALE, A good saddle HORSE, suitable
for a lady or gentleman hns been rode by
both. A superior English Sadpi.e, saddle cloth,
and bridle, and accoutrements, can po with him,
if desired. Apply at this office, (coptf) f8
V . W . VINCENT,
HOUSE (11UE.YTER $ JOJXER,
MAS on hand, for sale 2000 feet clear No. 1
A. pine I 1-4 Plank; (iOOO feet do. do. lineh;
IJ tic ii feci .No. g. inch 5 inno Lights of Sashes (nss'd);
an pnirs of i:ii:nls do.; an paimelled Doors do.; 12 Door
Frames do,; go Window do. do.
5 V Bi'iuwNci and Jomjim; on reasonable terms, at tin
Honolulu, Noveinher 2, 1341. tf
TTttECElVED per the English ship " Nepaul,"
Jill and for sale by E. II. GRIMES :
120 pieces Long-cloth, 200 pieces English Prints,
40 pieces Orange Prints, 2 cases Drill, 100 lbs. Linen
Threau, 20 doz. cotton Hose, 3 doz. Day & Martin's
Paste Blacking, (iO Sad Irons, 100 gulls. English
boiled Oil. rnH
JUST received, per brig " Bull," and for sale
by E. & H. GRIMES :
4 cases Silks and Satins, 12 cases blue Cotton,
24 Writing Desks, 6 Dressing Cases, 15 Rattan
Chairs, 70 lolling do , ( nests figured camphor wood
Trunks, 12 pieces red Hdkfs., )( pieces blue sill; do,
India Rubber Suspenders, 50 tubs Sugar Candy.
T A V I A N Ac D U N NUT,
PUBLISHERS, BOOKSELLERS &. STATIONERS,
No. Ill Washington-Street,
BOSTON, U. S.
C w . ii i i:s T.wpas, )
ClIAKI KS Dt.SMT,
, Constantly on hand a ireneral assortment of Stand-
Aid) Won K., S IsyEl.!. NKC.l'H, CLASSICAL !Uld SCHOOL
Books, Km.uii and Amfhicas Stationebv.
(Jan VI tf)
i:,T. LOIUNG & CO.,
SHIP C1UXJ)LE11Y, HARDWARE $c,
CJ N' Agency and Commission Business at
tended to, and Money advanced to Whale Ships
for Drafts cm the United States or England, on the
most favorable teims, Dec. 28.
IIALSTIJAI) Ai HOYT,
VJRI'E.VTERS and CAliLYET-MAKERS,
THE above firm carry on Carpentry and
Cahinki-Makino, in all. their various
branches, at the town of Lahaina. Having enjoyed
a fair share of public patronage for the past,tnty
solicit tho same for the future; and assure their
patrons, that no exertions shall be wanting on their
part, to give complete satisfaction.
They also execute CARVING in wood, in all it
various branches, and in the neatest style.
Lahaina, Maui, Dec, 14. tf