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wise Providence for the purpose of rcsusciiat
jn.r worn out and exhansteel soil. Rut to tin;
inlands; the lirt in order U Possession, a
barren waste of sand, its arid surface strewed
with the bone' of seal, and presenting every
abearance of having been Inlidv visited for
td purpose of proem ing (inano; th next in
oidfi' lire tin: Islands of Shark. Sea, and
IViiffniii, in An urn, Peijut na - Hay at the
former of which we saw souk six Uiitish ves
sels loading ; the article, however, was im
pure, being obtained in the chasm and tis
siirca of rocks, consequently not decompo
sed. W'c next proceeded 1o Ichahon here a
vsreno met our vier for which we were per
ter.tly unprepared ; a large Meet of English
sidpping. 3(J in number, of the largest 'class,
clustering about a mound of earth, inflated
tit its position, barren on its surface, but
teeming with this tiew substance, guano, in
all its purity. The appearance of the island
is similar to a tea cup inverted, as to natu
ral position. The forest of masts would in
cline the stranger to suppose that he was
wending his way to a thriving commerehl !
sea-port; but the eye wanders in vain for!
the cheerlul. rjuiet abode o man. .Desola
tion bounds the prospect on one side, and
the vast expanse of ocean on the other; one
centre of all this attraction, the island of
Ichaboo. It presents the appearance of a
hnc fortress, with all its ramparts and abut
ments each party as they work in leaving
their wall perpendicular: and so hard is the
substance, it is necessary to use not only
the pickaxe, but the beetle and wedge.
'i'h rough the sides of the pits, as hey are
termed, the remains of both seal and fowl
are protruding, and the writer of this arti
cle has taken penquin eggs, in a perfect
state of preservation, 70 feet from the sur
face. Upon our arrival here, a stranger,
the first unfolding the stars and stripes. some
difficulty occurred in loading this however,
was speedily remedied, and we started
homeward bound, via West Indies, as per
advice of Consul at the Cape of (iood Hope
to ascertain the consumption of it among the
Islands, and it was ascertained that the
planters were using it. extensively. Ameri
can vessels, however, are not allowed to
land it in either the English er French West
Indies, but planters can readily be found
who will charter a vessel and follow her to a
Danish port and there receive her cargo at
a high price. The fact is that John Dull
has caught Brother .Jonathan napping, for
the last year in this new article of t ra Hie:
and in one year's time the pure article of
traffic will be exhausted. Written docu
ments can be found, by enquiring of L.
Whitney, at the Globe Hotel, which will
satisfy the most sceptical.
furniture, would be in value about .3,500
sterling. Merchant's Magazine.
A cargo of these houses would im wc presume,
a iou.lv market here, if built with re. Ire nee to our
1 ix 3. f he progress made in the United
States, in the manufacture ofthis article of
universal use, within a few years, is truly
astonihing. A manufactory, near Derby,
Connecticut, has a contrivance for sticking
pins in paper which h quite marvellous, ft
takes, m England, sixty females to stick in
cue day, by sunlight, ninetv packs, consist
ing of HO 2 ICO pins. The 'same operation is
pertonned here, in the same time, by one
woman. Her sole occupation is to" pour
them, a gallon at a time, into a hopper, from
whence they come out all neatly arranged
upon their several papers. The mechanism,
by w hich the labour of fifty-nine persons is
daily saved, v et remains a mystery to all but
the inventer; and no person,' but'the single
woman w ho attends to it, is upon any pretext
whatever, allowe d to enter the room where
it operates. UmiV Marhanfx Maytzlm:
The following extract from a speech of Mr. Wcb
pter, in June last, will explain a point in regard to
English Exchange, which is very irnperfecetly un
derstood liere :
"To an accurate understanding of the
subject, however, it is necessary to bear in
mind that the nominal .exchange between
the United States and England does not cor
respond with the ri al commercial exchange;
by reason of the difference which the laws
of the two countries have established in re
gard to the value of gold, and of the incor
rect estimate, usually made here, in the
business of exchange, of the value of the
pound sterling. In exchange the pound
sterling is received at $1,11; its real value
may be put at l,!H), and so the laws of
Congress regard it. This difference amounts
to 8 per cent. So that when a bill of ex
change is bought in New York, payable in
London, in sterling money, if the premium
given for it do not exceed 8 per cent., it is
reallv ed at about par; and in this
state of exchanges, there is no danger of the
export of specie."
Lr.. nir.r:. The improvement in the man
ufacture and making up this article, has also
greatly reduced the'price of shoes. Hv for
th t v inventions t rpn tn 1 1 1 eooi.
" I IV. UMll I M 1 n i -
proof, likewise, much has been done to pro
tect the health, and promote; economy.
"Those who have not turned their nttentmn
to this subject, may be surprised to learn that
leatucr, made water-proof in fhe best man
ner, will last at leant one-third longer than
other kinds." Allowing, therefore, $;? per
head for each person in the United States,
for shoes, the- cost efthe whole article in the
country would be $.30,000,01)0, one-third of
which, sold, would be over $10,000,000. lb.
The speculation w hich excites most inte
rest at Stockholm, at present, is that of
sending out furniture, and even ready-made
houses, to the British colonies in Australia,
in anticipation that the British government
will extensively encourage emigration.
Cargoes of that description, for several
large vessels, arc now in preparation, Swe
den having great advantages in preparing
these nfticles of good mate rinl., and at a
comparatively moderate expense. These
wooden houses can be delivered at Australia,
at from ,C30 to C'JO sterling each, by which
the merchant will gain from 60 to 7.0 per ct.
Those of !)(), (one of which 1 have seen,)
contain one sitting-room, '21 feet by 10;
three bed-rooms, a kitchen, pantry and hall,
all emo floor, (of wood,) having glass win
dows in the English style. The area, occu
pied by this house, will be about 70 square
yards. It is very comfortably and substan
tially fitted with deal floor, and every con
venience for lire and cooking included.
A ship can carry exit about fiO of these
houses, so that her cargo, exclusive of other
Hooks and r.vr.s. is another illustration
of the progress of inventive industry. Thirty
years ago, the price was$l 50 per gross;
now, the same quantity may be purchased,
from fifteen to twenty cents. At eme. estab
lishment in New Britain, Connecticut. 80,
000 to 100,000 . pairs per day . are made and
plated, by a galvanic battery, on the cold
silver process. The value ei"f this article,
consumed annually in the United States, is
estimated at $700,000. lb.
" For ourselves wc believe that the inte
rests of humanity and social progress are
fully as likely to be promoted by siding with
the public authorities in the legal discharge
d their legal functions, as with those who
resist them. It is not the part of good
citizens to take it for granted that the gov
eminent is alwavs in the wron?. and that
they who resist are alwavs in the right. As '
a general rule, the interests of social and J
individual progress and well being require j
us to sustain the constituted authorities." i
From a late .Vo. vf (). .1. Uroicnson's (Jtinr-
Lord Brougham eaIN Brown-on the most pro
found thinker of the age.
PnoiitM.ss of (it; ah nr. is. The first germs
of the majority of the disunions of mankind
are ge ne rally sow n by misconception, w rong
interpretations of ceuiduct hazarded, very
possibly, at moments eif ill humour and the
whisperings and suggestions ed' suspicion,
aroused, pe'i hups, without any cause. The
mutual coldness o'den turns, at liist, upon
paltry trifles; this feeling is then strengthen
ed by absurd reports and statements; the
effect d' accident augment the evil. At last
the; false pride of r.eithe'r party will give way;
each must first seethe other bumbled; and
and thus, those perhaps who were eoinpletly
adapted to mutually esteem and treasure
e'ach other, and possesseel the means of ren
elering to enc another essential services, part
from each other's company in aversion.
And docs a mere trifle for eve rything temp
oral and earthly is such merit being the
cause for rendering mutually our lives so
bitter in every way? Every reader can put
this epicstion to himself. Fn,n "Hours vf
Meditation," by '.svhokla, a Herman wrticf.
To Tits Editor or tub Polynesian
Honolulu, Oahu, April 16, 1843.
Sir, I take this opportunity of informing you,
that em the 9th instant, in the vicinity of Kawaihae
Hay, Hawaii, I saw a boat, apparently belonging
to a vcm.1, coming towards mo, and on eloso ex
amination discovered that she belonged to the
Panama whaler. Il appears that the six men on
board her, had left the ship clandestinely, and
w ithout any thine to Subsist upon. 1 received them
on board in an exhausted state. They herd been
two day without b.od or water. After a little
attention they re covered, und I ultimately conveyed
the in to Lahiina, and de livered thctn together withf
the bout, in eliare of the American Consul.
Yours, fcc. TIIOS. LINDSKY,
.l.nrr Brig Cluntntinc.
ON TUESDAY the 2th instant, at 10 o'clock
A. M., I shall sdl at Public Auction, to tho
highest bidder, tht unexpired Lease if a certain piece
if Land in Honolulu, uilh buildinm and appirtt
nanrv, the properly of John Robinson, which
I have- levied on pursuant to an execution issued at
the; Court of Honolulu. Terms on the day of sale
,, , , . , K- KOYD, High Sheriff.
Honolulu, April 15, 1S45.
Scoar. By a process of sugar-making,
invented by Professor Mapes, at the sugar
works of Messrs. Tyler and Mapcs, 15000
to 20,000 pounds of sugar are manufactured
per day, from common West India molasses,
and generally of a quality superior to that
made from the cane in Louisiana. Molasses,
which has become sour, is often used fur
this purpose with good effect. lb.
A Pakachai'h of CoMMnn.CE. (Trans
lated from the Cicniiuii vf Frcdcrika linmcr.)
Long life te commerce ! My soul expands
at the sight ed' its life. What has imt com
merce elone from the beginning of the world
for the embellishment of life, or promoting
the; friendly intercourse of countries and
people, for the refinement of manners! It
lias always given me? the most heartfelt dc
liuht, that the wisest and most humane of the
lawgivers eif antiejuity (Solon) was a mer
chant. " By trade'," says one of his biogra
phers, " by wisdom, ami music, was his soul
fashioned. Long life to commerce, what
lives jn,t through it?" What is all fresh
life, all movement, in reality, but trade, ex
change, gift for gift! In love, in friendship,
in the great life of the peeiple, in the ejuiet
family circle, everywhere where I see hap
piness and prosperity, see 1 also traele. Nay,
what is the whole; earth, if not a colony from
the mothe r country of heaven, and whose
well-being and happy condition depend upon
free export and import ! The simile might
be; still further carried end; yet, thou gooel
diver above, pardon us that we have ven-
tureu upon it :
"Pa," said a little fellow the other day,
was not Job an editor?"
"Why, my son?"
"He-cause the lihle informs us that he was
a man of sorrow all the days of his life.
The DeioTon and the Attounev. As an
attorney and a physician we're sittting to
gether in a public house, the eloctor began
to reproach the attorney with the; number ed'
utrange words which the law indulges in viz:
"habeas corpus, "fieri facias," etc, and
amongst others, asked what was meant bv
the worels "docking an entail." Why,
doctor," replied the attorney "it is doing
what you will not do w ith your patients it is
a 3T( f;re i i."
"V'oti may talk of the bonds of afTection,
the ties of friendship, und all that," pays
Kraritz, "but I know of no stronger attach
ment than that which a sherifT entertains for
a poor debtor who can't fork up."
The vTMi.vr or en-urns. "In n-ro, in in
fancy, from other's aid is all e.ur hope."
This is the remark ed'a famous writer, ami it
may be ndde-el, "an we treat edhers, so gen
erally will we- be treated in return.'' We
ate apt to love those who love us, and hate
those who ill-treat and despitefully use us.
Fer our ow n sakes, then, wc houki exercise
courtesy and kindness to those around us,
and wheun we meet with in our daily walks
in life, always remembering, if only in a sel
fish view; that it may be in the power even
ed'the mouse, at some time or other, to be of
service even to the lion. We should, there
fore, hold no person in contempt. In our
apprehension of character, too, and of those
entitled to our familiar regard, we sdiould
endeavor to stuely the actions and the heart,
rather than be governed and influenced by
the mere surface All cannot be beautiful,
but all can be good, and all can cultivate
those virtues and graces which render life
happy. The pleasant smile, impelled by the
known frie ndly heart, is always welcome, no
matter as to the peculiar formation of the
lips that wear em it, or the face that beams
with its ph'asntness.
SI 1 1111 NC I S'VK Luc; v.sv K
F O It T Hi: 1 O Jl T O V HON () , ULU.
A U K I V F. O .
April 12 Am. vvhalo-hhi Splendid, Smith, Kd
irmlown 17 1-2 months; MK) sperm ItiOO whale
oil" und on, unilcd rciniu day.
April It Am. wlnde-ship Chariot, Luce, War
ren, It. I. Id months; ISO sperm, ti.")0 whale. At
Ap' il 1( Am. v hale-barque Harriet, DurlVr, 8
months; 75 sperm. 75 whale;, 500 s. bone. Oil'
and on last from Maui.
In our hist paper v.e icported the Am. whale
ship " Monteyiima, Towler," us havintr arrived; it
should h;m been " Mo te.nm.i, Tower."
s a i I. i: i) .
April II Am. v hide-ship Phot ion. J 1 1 if lor: to
e-ruise. Hreincn whale-ship Joseph Harden, l'.ir
ker; to eruise.
April 17 m. whale-vhips Jane, Ihly; William
T-ll, (J lover; eruise. Fr. whalc-hip J . Cocke rel,
Kcuoul"; e ruise.
April IN Am. whale-ship Margaret Scott, Price,
New Bedford ; Hamburg whale-hanpie; llameat,
Pcrand; to e-niUe.
AT the Store em Mr. French's premises, th
-t- following Goods, ex Hannah, from China:
Old Manila Copper; Pepper; Manila Cordage;
Manila Hats; White and painted feather Fans;
Blue Lights and other Firewewka; CoI'd Sarsnetts
nnd Syndic; do. Levantines; do. Sarsnet Ildkfs.;
Hlk Silk Ildkfs.; Scarf's and Uandas (sashes) ; China
Matting; Manila Cheroots. 4w apr 19
Dissolution of Copartnership.
fSjlllK Copartnership hitherto existing and known
-H. ns 11 Al.STKAl) & HOYT, is this day dis
solved. All debts, dues and demands, contracted
lor the benefit and use orAic above concern up to
this elate, will be settled byOIIN J. IIALSTEAD.
All persons indebted to the above conecrn, are re-
(1 I If'N t I'll If) 1 I la 1; IMIIMIwIlM 4V Twtllil.nl 4 U
1 oioiivviiuit I'H MM in iu I lit; run
"riber. JOHN J. IIALSTEAD.
Lahniiia, Maui, April 1, 18 15.
UKICHT A FII'Ll),
P.1LVTKJIS, C1LDE11S GLAZIERS,
Wiil execute with neatness and despatch,
Hoisj:, Sieis, Simp, Coach & Ounamkntal Painting.
iCAIl orders thankfully received, and punct
ally attended to.
Honolulu, April 12. tf
-. W . V I N C K N T ,
HOUSE CMPEA'TER $ JOLYER,
MAS on hand, for sale 0000 feet dear No. t
1 inch pine Plank; 12,000 fet No, 2, 1 inch;
Ition Lights of Sadies (uss'd); ;io pairs of Minds do.;
oi paiint'lled Doors elo.; 12 Door Frames do.; 20 Win
dow do. do.
Sryilcn.nisa a"fl Jolbino on rensonable terms, at the
shortest notice. ,
Honolulu, November 2,. 1811. tf
trCPNotiee to Subscribers..
FFpnOSE who intenel discontinuing their subscrip
jL. lions to the Polynesian for volume 2, com
menciiiir May 21th proximo, w ill oblige us by signi
fying their intention previous to thut date. To eave
trouble to both parties, those not heard from on or
he lorn tho issuing the last No. eif tho present vol.,
will be considered as subscribers for the ensuing
year, and their papers forwarded u usual.
Polynesian Oilice, March 29. 7w
1001) COMPOSITORS can finer constant eni
H.W ployiuent at thi olfiee. Jt Extra pay al
lowed for niyht werk. F8
Pjf ?T UI.LS. superior Hawaii Salt Reef; 2000
J?4 lbs. Tallow; (0() Ins. Suet; for alc by the
Iteceivers of the Estutos of French & firconway.
Honolulu, Nov. :?(), 1Mb tf
Horse for Sale,
STIOK SALE, A ood yaeldle HOUSE, suitable
tor a lady or ieiitlcman has been rode by
both. A Kiiperior English Saddle, saddle doth,
and bridle, and ue:cotit rciiie-iits, can get with him,
if desired. Apply at this oilice. (eeiptf) f8
import nnt Correponelence,
THO be had at this Oliiee:, (price 50 cents,) copies
ML of the " Correspondence bvtweui II. 11. M.
Sucre tury of State; and the United Stales' Commis
sioner, in the ease eif John Wiley, an American
eitiien." (JoNcuuncnt Press, Honolulu. n9
Hii.o, April !). We have had in port llhhips,
this t-eason. We have in port at this time Ships.
Henry, Hrown, Nantue ket months; 300 sperm :
Marv, Pitman, Nantucket IK months; t50 sperm ;
lloy, Barton, Warren lli months; .100 sperm : Iris,
Spooner, New( Hedford 16 months; 750 . sperm : Al
exander Collin, New I'edforel 5 inontha; 50 sperm.
The Alcvander ColTin lost a boit-steercr, this
morning : he we ni over ihe falls, and was drowned.
His name whs Howard; bidon;d to Now York.
ri'llTU. Ui'oort fin tlie RifYiKtrv of Vessels
in the Hawaiian Ilanls. Printed by order
of tiove innienf. Honolulu, 16J-I. Just issued, ami
tor sale at tins oilier, i'rice, '.r eenis. nio
FFICIAL UEPOUT on the existing HARBOR
LAWS. Gov't press. Price 25c. m8
Siiipvvkeck. Sch. Hawaii, owned by Messrs.
Miles &. MeLane, and valuod t $1500, has gorio
ashore on Maui, fen miles from Lahainu, and be
ceime a total wrerk.
THE iirMlrrsinriiefl bnvinrr taken the Dremisos
C 1 - - - - p- i
miSLformcrlv known as tho "Warren Hotel,"
beg to assure the public thut he has spared no ex
pense in fitting up the same for the comfort and
convenience; of rosidents und visitor, and solicits a
fharc of the public patronage.
BILLIARD ROOM and newly fitted BOWLINtJ
ALLEYS attae heil to the premise
The FcrviexM of superior Cttii
ll'ailcrx have been wseiurfcd.
Residents may have their mcala sent to their
home's, or pie-nie parties provided for at tho shortest
BREAD and PASTRY made at tbo establish
ment, constantly on hand, and will be supplied in
uuv reejuired epiantit v, HUNiW.,
Aug 21. ' tf ,
CtiincHd Cookt and