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PORT OP HONOLULU,
Mj'2, Br. Ihig Hebe, Anderon, Lom!o:i; 21
d iys fioirt St. Was.
3, , I3r. Whale bark Indian, Maugham, Lon-
do.i, 10 ins. 5J.) bbU,
" 8, Am. While ship Obed .Mitchell, Kay,
Nantucket; 31 nis. liW bbl.
" 12, Am. Whale ship Abigail, Cox, Now
DvdtbrJ; 9 ma. SOU bids.
13, Ami While ship .Mid us, Coggoahall,
Ne.v Hertford; 2l ins. 1200 bblrf.
4 i.r, Am. Whale a'.iip Charles Frederick,
" " Ur. lirij Clemeniine, Walker, from Val
paraiso i a (i.in.bicrd and .Mar.piesas
Md.e. to tho o.vnor.
" 16, Am Whale bark Fx ii.it or.
t " 21, Am. hale b irk North America, Rich
ards, .'e.v London; 7 ins 150 bbU. Put
in to repair, having been ashore at the
(J.iliipjaoj. Amount of damage nut as-ic-rlatned.
22, Or. Wh ile ship Active, Urooks, London,
21 ins. I2)jbbls.
" 3J, Am. Whale ship Catherine, Broun,
Niiituclvct; bids. 12
June 3, Ur. iiiig Hy, W ilson, Valpariso andCal-
ao; 3j days f.o.n latter pi ice.
M 6, Am UarkDou Uutto.c,J. Paty, Moz-allan.
Slav 5, trig Hebe, Ai.dcion, for .Manilla.
" 6, Uit& Indian, .Maugham, whaling.
" 9, Ship Obcd .Mitchell, Ray, whaling.
" 12, Ship Abigail, Cox, w haling.
14, Seh. .Morc, Fitch, for California.
" 1$, Bark tqiutor, whaling.
" la, Ship Charles Frederick, Brown, whal-
21, Ship Konohassett.Waterman, Manilla.
2o, Ship Uidus, CoggeshiJI, whaling.
" 2y, Ihig Clementine, Walkes, Hawaii.
June 1, Ship Catherine, Utown, whaling.
We are indebted to the politeness of .Mr. Olmsted
for the following extract from his journal, containing
the particulars of tho accident to the Bark North Ante-
4'0ii Frid ly evening April 10th, we mide Chatham
Wind, Uie m.wt emtvrn of the Uallipagoa group, then
or inirty m.ij uu-.a.it. Fe.v of iu will for
launching. A topmost and another large spar were
ju t about to he launched, when the captain, who
stood upon the tallerel suddenly exclaimed, "U.e
ship's afloat, cast oifthe stern lino." The line wng
immediately cut, the whoM put hud to port, and the
ship glided past the ledge of rocks i.ito deeper water."
Caution to HlixUr's, toucli.xg at the ?,Tarqtte$ai,
The Catherine touched at Nukahiva biy, Marquess,
fov revruits. t.ipt. B.own hearing tint a good tradi'
coidd bo carried on, o:i the opposite side of the island,
went there in hi bo it to barter with tho native?, who
having enticed hi u ashore, seized bin, and dem inded
forty nuiAots and six kc;s of gunpowder for hi ran
fo.uC.ipt. B. nor li niiig th it ijuiiitity o:i boaid hjs
vc.-'e', co ild no: to nply i;h theic dem nU, at which
they bj-.Min m.u-h enrised, ntid give h!in to under
stand that the next day ho should be toasted and eaten
i'ha tnLMit thoy tn-ido prcpirations for their feast,
bound their prisoner, and finally fell iifdrep Amo:-g
their number was a Spanish boy, who wn of consido
piblo conscjiiciice among ihom.
Ho watching hi. op; nrtunity, cut rapt, b's bonds,
led him from ti e hni.ee. itpd conducted him safelv to
the f.iei.cily trib;;, the Tybces who protected him
until l.e reached his ship. Tho liortilc tribe soon fol
lowed, demanded their prisoner, and a fight ensued,
resuliing in the death of two of each party; when
having hul figh'in; enough, they adjourned sine die,
settling the matter by a feast.
F. S. The above was written agreeably to the rumor
pievulent iu to,n .it the time But i;ice hai.ig made
partieuhr inqianes, wc lenn that tho capt having!
one ashoio to trade, ias detained by the n ttiv es h.k j
days, and the ab ve inen'ioncd rarwom dcmindod, I
before he mado his escape Dining this time he was !
holding intercourse with his ship, which lie ordeied
lotind to Nukahivah bay, where ho embarked So fir I
f.om any feeling of foar fom tl.ee same cannibils.hc
ie:unied to their bay again, pulled to the shore in his !
boat, and traded away some tobicco The scco;.d
nia'e w ho was in tho bo it at the time the capt. was
captured and inado no attempt to rcscuo him then de
manded his discharge, uttering terrible threats against
Capt. Brown, if he did not comply. He tcreiyrd his
discharge, and went nshore immediately, and joined
rhe ojendiiig tribe. We hao been thus particular in
looking into this atFi'r, f.o n perceiving how generally
believed the first account was, showing, how common
it is to believe any report, however injurious to savage
chirac'.cr, without due inquiry into all the accom
panying circumsfaiK-e?. In this case, we should not
at all be suprised to leirn tint the discharged officer
was implicated to some degreee, in this transaction.
Fly reports ship Europa, Oahu, arrived at Valpa
raiso, March 10th.
Same day U. S ship Islington, Capt. Clack, sailed
for United States.
U. S. frigate Columbia, Commodore Read, was at
Valparaiso, being dctaind on the coast on account of
The DonQuixite brings news of importance, but
too late for insertion of particulars in this number
Fresh disturbances in California -foreigners imprison
ed, excepting Frenchmen. Boundary question be
tween UnitejljStatcs and Great Britain, unsettled.
By the politeness of Mr. Thurston we
have been favored with theVbllowin let
Kit t wui ig.Tiofttut nig it, an 1 oir nirro-v escape . rr . e .i
l;o.n S!i,P.vrc up, , a barren and uninlnbi ed hi tnd. j t(?r' conta-or a aflccting account of the
S . iuti..uat.crmil lig i', I houJ tho o iicer of the loss of the S. I. schooner Keola. embra-
wiica con jdi.r.i au.J ttic Cipt. It. so.im qa;s:ion
regarding the touso of the slup. Receiving an an
ho ve.il uwiiJiox, and i.n.ne-Jutely called out
lJii)i. It to .:j.iu u t. I? . il i... ,i...
"I .its I Ola. I i .' jrt 1 1 1 ii ii'mi ,' i i.. .l. !
' ut.wiie.iihcirjrhcroui.igufthe sa.f, and huine- j thing more than the mere instinct of a sa
cin a touching record of connulial love,
seldom if ever surpassed. Faithfulness
like that described in the letter, is romc
Zuh?9i h"iJy a'"'Hl ti, rock8-! vase. It ennobles its possessor, if her
tiusaip ipjdt.oj io bd mjio.-i:., ... skin is dark, and renders her worthv of ti
I II I 1 1.- I H I . l I.. . . . . ...... . . . . . . . - - . . . "
nM'hVar;,, ' ' ,'JU'," ''J. pnireint ie records
olaunUo.r, whdeo ithostubiirdside was a smtll women."
of "Noble deeds of
nu abiitasiip-sl,.,,, of, fo.-rnhg a pirt of the
.v i.ci tie si:p t!i i up? J hoivily every
J. v mmute, I pon thin rock were several seal,, w hoi
no v .i re.i .-.! t!.. l r..,.
'-hihftina.Miy 21, 1810.
Dhar Bko. 'J'hcksto.v : As tho Ki-
'v ii nfj mum ':in..i'.
ni Ii itelr nii nftS-. k .i. i : ' I- . , i . ...:i r. r..i . t
toiej to tTM'ln the neighborhood of tho ship Clo -m r , . . .
broirlecbithe,-ewM bat niao feet of water! Wl11 WHtfJ a few words. OH have heard,
L,,1,iNVrth An"rici drw"r jfieen fret.) They I suppose, the report of the loss of the
"luiaJitriin, a little ihe id avJ f ojvJ two f ithoms. i ir i .i 4 ...
T!.e ship wa,e,-i lea ly ft upon a led;e of rocks L VCSSC, Kcoh' aS t,1C rer,0rt ched here
tiling between the Mmd and the rock on oar star- just as Br. Green Was sailing for OallU"
rioinl side. Whe no endeivored to haul her ofT rni .i . i -i
f-mthc ledge s-crri foremost, by pi uilmg a f "!ll j fh lhal h Wl,,cl ll,c Pcns
anchor astern of the ship I'hi prevented her feing ear-' who escaped arrived here, anfl told Us all
S E." hZ I thc "i i",icuI-s- v"" ai omica-,1
projibitity of oar being obliged to hive the ship ito learn, that our friend Mauae is anion"
.te.t.i'rrjssi '- a s
aburio,! the wreck s KMeniy. it wasti universii amon the saved, and as they both swam
J'Cbodehur certain destruction. 3Iost providsriilly died, W0 have a full twrmni of III IX I to
11 't ! . w''at h wo,"":rr"1
Btarhord bow the wtr wan deeper, and our only tiors SCription js that his wife KlXXvA hill when
itoget one of our anchor ah id wh;r ther was . ... ... , ,
more water, an then to "wirp" her oTihe rocks. To d him till after ho wa dead. HllO luft
lSS!Luii6wew they were in lent than one
sporting the heavy anchor. For thi purpw all . i. . . , , ,
part sprs wr cast lios, tn4 preparH for ! Tarter Of a fnilfJ Ol th fihOfC Of KahOO-
lawe. There are supposed to have been
in all between thirty and forty persons on
board, only four of whom have escaped.
These are wife Mauae, the wife of Thomp
son and two young men who belonged
to the vessel.
The following is a brief history of this
melancholy affair: The Keola 'left La
hatna for Kawaihac, Saturday evening,
May Olh, in a somewhat leaky condition,
as all were aware by the amount of
pumping required. The next tlav, (Sab
bath,) after dinner, they were in sight of
Kanoolawc point, which was not at a ve
ry great distance, nothing of Maui could
be scon but Kahulenkala, and Kahoolawo
was lost in the misty distance. The wind
was strong, and, as the young men say,
the stone ballast rolled over to leeward
they put it back again, and soon after,
two barrels of molasses and a cask of
water, but pooily blocked up, rolled to
leeward. This is supposed to have been
the immediate cause of the disater, tho'
as the vessel had been aground five times
since site was examined, she might have
been very weak. Iler bows were thrown
so suddenly under, that it is supposed
that some who were lying in the hold
were never extricated ; but went down
with the vessel. Thompson was writing
in the cabin, and had little more than time
to get on deck. The natives were soon
all in the ocean ; and Thompson, poor
man, unprepared, was hanging to a part
of the stern still above water, while Mau
ae who had held morning prayers and
conducted -j ibbath services with the peo
ple in the forenoon, now, in the water,
called the natives around and implored
help from on high. Having asked help
of God, they then looked about to sec
what they could do to help themselves.
A current was setting to the North, so
that none thought of swimming for Ha
waii. Thompson could not swim at all
he threw out an oar on which he and his
wife left by her aid and the current,
they proceeded towards Kahoolawe.
Monday morning he died, and she
landed in the forenoon with the oar on
Kahoolawe. A vigorous young man
seized the cover of the hatchway for him
self and little brother the boy died be
fore daylight, Monday, but the older one
reached Kahoolawe at 7 or 8 in the morn
ing ; while a very slender youth, who had
been weakly, left the vessel without any
help but his skill in swimming, and land
ed on the same shore before morning.
Mauae and his wife took each a cover
ed bucket for a mouo, and having thrown
away the contents, they tied some of their
garments around them, and swam for
Kahoolawe. They had three young men
with them who disappeared one after an
other, cither by drowning, or going in
different directions. Some were in sight
on Sabbath but during the night all
disappeared and left them to pursue their
watery way ajone. Monday morning
Kaluawahinefui's bucket camo to pieces,
and she swam without any thing till after
noon, when Mauae became too weak to
proceed they stopped she lomVd him
till he was able to swim again they now
went on till they had Kahoolawe in full
view but Mauae became more feeble
than before so she took his bucket
lie held to the hair of her head, and so
kIio dragged him but soon his hand
lipped, and uho tried in vain to rouse hini
tvcri to Mich an effort. She told him ho
must pray he commenced, but could
utter only a sentence or two. She then
put his arms aronnd her neck, held them
with one hand, and made for the shoro
When a3 near the shore as where small
vessels anchor at Lahaina, and after they
had been swimming 23 or 30 hours, she
foung he was entirely dead, and leaving him
reached the shore near night but she was
much exhausted, was on the opposite side
from the only settlement, her eyes were so
affected she could not sec for a while,
and she was a stranger there, Tuesday,
Wednesday ami Thursday, she looked
around in vain for inhabitants nothing to eat
all the time, and she would have fer
ished but tint there had been considerable
rain, and she found water standing in some
of the brooks. Friday morning she found
some watermelons growing, and after eat
ing one, was discovered by some fishe
rmen, and was by them conducted to the
village, and the next day bronght here,
The young men were as lively whcii they
readied here, as before they were wrecked
the women somewhat exhausted Their
preservation we record as almost mir
aculous. I have written all tlicsc partic
lars because I supposed you would bo
interested to know them and probably
others wish to hear them. Two of tho
chh. members of Puna were lost one
named Kanakaokai the name of the oth
er I have not ascertained. There was a
Spaniard from Waimca on board.
Mauae was at our houses just before
they left had called once or twice before
appeared tender and humble my
impression was that he had made advance
in grace since we lived at Hawaii."
Iiom tbe Knickeibocker.
It is not many months since, that
. ... . -' .
naci been irave in&r dav and tiicrht.
over roads of iron, for nearly a week,
until my sense of hearing was almost
destroyed, by the continued fiz, fiz-fiz,
fiz-fiz, fiz-fiz, of a steam-engine, the
incessant ding-dinpr, ding-ding, of the
alarm bell, and the prolonged rum
ble, rumble, rumble, ol the rail car s
wheels. My eyes, too, were well nich
destroyed by sparks ol lire, and flying
ashes; but above all, from the want of
rest and sleep. It will be readily imag
ined, therefore, that it was with no
ordinary degree of pleasure, that I
exchanged a seat with an upright
wooden back, in a rail-rosid car, for
the almost by-gone luxury of n couch
like scat in an old-lashioned stage
coach, which was to take me to the
place of my destination. A blessing
rest upon those old-lime conveyances,
the bare mention of which calif up a
thousand recollections of social plea
sures, that come thronging and flutter
ing about the nib of my pen, like moths
around a bright light, on a summer
evening! But, beautiful creatures! I
can only apostrophize you now. Some
other time, 1 will impale you upon the
end of my quill, and preserve your
slight forms in ink.
The day was remarkably fine: our
road Iny through the pleasantestptirts
of pleasant Connecticut, near the pic
turesque valley of the Mousatonic; our
cattle were sleek and fine looking; the
driver was civil, and decently dressed;
nnd the coach itself was a miracle.
Thero was not a rent in the curtains,
nor a spring out of order. There were
but two passengers, beside myself,
one of whom was one of those good
natured humorists, who I believe live
all their lives in stage-coaches, for I
Tiever met with one any where else;
and the other was an invalid, with
bis face tied up so that he could not
To be continued.