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mi-of tin; scourers of mankind. Far
, Vc wish merely to show that to
vi'.l II. ' II.'
, .( ;1v urrat moral revolution, we. must
1 ni;iiiUiiiI as tiny are, and not as our
"': 1;4 woiiM fashion them. Iyedieuey
'l ,r;lcticalility should regulate our actions.
)' liiiif iso i it to prohibit liquors I'roin a
', .,lrv, where the inhahitants have acquired
, ji;li,it of usiti them. We stop hut little
.' v ,,t't!n' amount of consumption, and hut
r. a-f prevalence of smuggling and its
'.in'.iinitaiit rimes. Bribery, and at times
I S;K.,, and the training up of a body of
, uhiisi- reckless spirits, hardened !y dar
,,;i,,rntiires, and ungovenied hy law, make
,,,., lit stihjfcts for any crimes. If then
,riii!itirv laws fail in answering their de
ni.iiinl anient spirits continue to ho freely
,1T( into the country, the hest and only
,llirt remains so to regulate their sale as to
)r,,,!:icc the least possihlc evil. This; must
,,. li ft to the inlluence of local circumstan-
rs ami the judgment of the legislators,
fin' urcat error of temperance reformers,
mie into which all enthusiasts, more or
jf;i!l, is that they sec things through hut
n liiediuni. The great ohject of their re
,r,n ii ever before their eyes, like some
n i o pile which threatens to overwhelm
ln iK atli. They rush madly to destroy it.
Xiwws :it once at its hase, forgetful that in
full it will crush them, instead of begin
;it the summit, and working slowly and
wly, till they have accomplished its demo-
to possess uciiteness. 1 Jut in nearly every
tiling elsu, so far as their characteristics
have come to tin; knowledge of Kuropeans,
their conduct appears markud with imbe
cility. Various arts known. to the civiliz
ed world and which have been the most
important instruments in the way of ad
vancing knowledge, refinement and all
kinds of improvement, are said to have
existed anions tin; Chinese for ages with
out having been used for any important
practical purpose. Among these may be
mentioned printing, and the knowledge of
tin; magnet and needle. The composition
of gunpowder was also known to them he
fore it was discovered in Furope. These
arts have remained stationary, without
advancing beyond a state of rudeness. In
literature and morals no progress seems to
have been made since the days of Confu
cius' their only author of note. The
period in which Ik; lived is not known with
certainly by some writers he is supposed
to have been contemporary with Moses.
In a political. aspect China presents a
phenomenon equally singular. Other na
tions have had their periods of vigour
and decay, both produced by causes sus
ceptible of analysis. Tlx; incidents of
their history illustrate principles. The
love of glory such as made (I recce heroic:
the thirst of power which rendered llonn
UNITED STATES ! !
Proposals will bo re
ceived at the (Hike of
the American Consul
Monday, 12, M.,
for ten thousand Dollars
on the United States, in
sums to suit.
It. It. WALDIIOX,
Purser Ivvpl. Fx p.
U. S. Ship Yincennes,
.Nov. I, is 10.
A fi-TL l he premises now ami
5aH m n t y'i as a Hillinrd ami Howling
establishment, owned by
ambitious: the commercial spirit of Tyre; This valuable monertv is too well known
and Cart!: ere in ancient times, and of Ve
to need description, being situated in a
tilfii -111,1 I.J! ill. I -it ft liM.i- it. ......
lll, ll.lll H'MIIIHII ill il HIIIUI UiO IIUM i a a. .
stand forth as proniinejit cl.amcteristics i,f, t,:l,,ni1 a',(l A' Ut ,Kirl ol tho " ,OWI1'
One consequence of the quarrel be-
i .Ik. S t a a
iHVfii 1 1 ical liritam and China wu oro -
he that the people of tin; latter coun-
irv.tlicir domestic haluts. their iiite Cctn.d
nitl moral state, and national character
.viitrallv. will be exhibited more fullv to
if notice of Furopcans than they have
iM'ito been. J he cause o the an-
rui liin'.r war is far from creditable to
.inland: l)iit ol that we do not now nro-
m'n' to speak.
01 the history of CI linn,' little is known.
"li" h:iilding of the great wall constitutes
r rdiol epoch externally apparent a
'AoIiiIitIiiI nwiiiiiiiwuit ( l ilioi- .... :..
" """'iiin.iiv wi kiwvm, Vl IIWL 111
intive of much sagacity, it failed to
'"''iiiplisli its purpose; for the Tartars
f'lnrrded in possessing themselves of the
hmti v, which has been held ever since
) t.ie mixed race descended from the
F' nations. Since that irruntion and
wi'iutst. little has been known of Chinese
wars until the recent outbreak between
v suhjirts of the celestial enij)ire and
" l'reim barbarians inhabilin- tho ic.
The chief object of Chinese; policy from
immemorial has been to preserve
flationary to repress all nroirress.
''"iNoiira-e every thin- like innovation
'i 1 1; lire. 1 1 in. .! t
- linn , n; niv.n: II illOII'S
'""'iiict, like the hen or the beaver.
'"Mii'r mechanical skill as :i rerem.
P"- "btaincl without consciousness and
"''I'l'lhlo of I ii i 1 1 r imnroviwl tb'iw ur. ......
,V"".,,,' natural and proper. Mach -en-
" 11 would be a copy ol the precedim.':
I"'1 tli' business of eatin-, drinkin- sleep-
;mi. e. would oe a regular pro-
y 'iiriicd (ii VV'itli n.il . ili,i- .in, I ........
1;ill,y. lillt how f:ir W tvonl.l .,..-.i...
P") ith a rational idea of the human
FiM'(.'li'S hi... l .a . i. . i
- iinnin r mauer. n seems 10 h)
natural for the nlantcd see.l to
'Annate, for . )U(i t() ,.A-,all(l into the
r- fr the Hower to yield fruit which
iipens mto maturity and re
M' s the elriiu.iif.. ..I' ...... .....i. .. iii....
r'M. t Inn f,.r ,... ... i i.
V in; iiiiimiu in mull lo n()lv
rrU;ml to continual improvements in or-
fi . mi;. i enevcr in s ici u ei cv
.,!,1,U (J il nu,st I"' iV liH'Silis of vio
V.T y.so,no "iinutiiral" smothering of
k1"-' '' iilties: ihf. r,nl. ..r .. i.:,.i. ,. ;u i...
i. . ' .v.-i.,,,.-i ,11 ,) ,, I IV;
7 Ol III I.., li ..
tin i ""'osirinis de elopenielit s ot one
im or 1 1
1,1 "wticrs of trade the Chines appear
nations, and each carried to excess eiiuen
df'red evils productive' of consequences
that art; s(;t!ii to have come naturally. In
some countries tin; popular tendency has
run into anarchy; or the monarchial prin
ciple has becobie absolute ami tyrannical;
yet through all these vicissitudes human
character has been developed and the!
energies ol man have found exercise.
China alone constitutes an exception we
are speaking of nations when; civilization
has once heimn ami math; some progress
for it is this fact which constitutes the
singularity of the instance she stands an
enigma in the history of mankind. If
circumstances shall now brini; her more
directly into contact with Europeans than
has ever happened before, it will be inter
esting tt) learn the hidden mysteries of
her internal condition, and to discover if
possible tin; nature of those inlluences,
which have been brought to bear upon the
rreat mass of her population with such re
markable ell'ect, and for so many aires.
Halt mime AiiH'i ic.in.
Mvrur.w lnr,v, .'Jrd Oll'iecr
South Carolina, fell from aloft MayJ7, IS 10
and was killed.
At Mmii.ii JJiIim lVTini. ir i
. . ........... , , . .i . 1 1 1 , i i v 1 1 i. jii,, iiru '
years, wilb of .1. 31. Steele, Printer. A
MMUNi: "is i:vs.
POB.T OF HONOLULU.
1 i i
with irood buihlinrrs thereon, and having
ample space to allow others to be erected,
may be improvetl for any purpose, need
ed by a irrowin-' town like Honolulu.
I'or a private residence, or mercantile
establishment such a chance to purchase
rarely oilers. The property will be sold
low if applietl for soon.
For further particulars apply to
pkikci: &. ijri: wi:it.
'Nov. I, ISlt). if.
B. & II. JACKSON, Dlack
S in it lis, liavo taken ;i Shop on
tht; premises of Messrs. , & ,
(Jrimes, where they inleiul carry
iiig on Blaeksinithino; in all its
brandies, and hope by strict atten
tion to tt) their business, lo receive
u share of public patronage.
. &. II. JACKSON.
Honolulu, Oct. SI, is ().
()it. ill, Am. 'li;ili'slii t'liailos 1 Vcilcritk, lirowii,
2;' uioiitlis, 21)1X1 liMs.
' JI0, ILiw.Sdi. Taiilua.
Nov. , Am. Vli:il(sl)ip Ohio, Collin, ."Jl months,
" 2, Am. Whal.-ship South Carolina, Uail.-y, 22
inos. .V) I. !.ls.
"), Am. Whah'ship Wilininlon l.iv. l'aiktl,
1'ostt.r, .i'v llcdloril; 17iM Idils.
ti, I'. S. Sfli. riyrnj; I'Wi, S. Knox Coiumaml
er, fioin Kauai.
j Have lor Sale the following (ioods,
'on reasonable Terms, viz:
Pi i nls (iin:hanis, Urown Ulue
ami while ('ottons llrown and IMue
Ctdlon Drilling Linen Drill White
Cambric Miirliny Stripes I losiery
SusptMiders Hone l!utttns Wick
yjirn Nankeens Cotton rind Linen
Thread Combs Shoes Shoe lllaek
iuif Colored Poiejeel Ikds. Nankeen
Clothing Colored Shirts, c., c.
Sandwich Island Suirar and Molas
ses Collcc Hyson Skin Tea Ibitter
Cheese, Tloiir Com Meal Dried
Apples Uaisins Fi Citron Tam
arinds Preserves Pickles Nutmegs
Mace Allspice ('loves, (Jinrer
Honey Sago Sage Olives Mus
tard Pepper Salatl Oil Lemon
Syrup Tobacco Pipes Cigars
SiiiiU' Soap Wines porter pac
Ale Stoughton's Llixir, c.
A (Jeueral assortment of Crockery,
Hard Ware ami Tin Ware.
I lonoliiln, June li, IS 10. ff
ran Collons, ililli-rrnt widths, and qtialilicv. Amcrienn,
Kiuhrli and I'lrnrh I'liiils. Mill's and Womrn's (,'ot
Ion I lo .;i(ry. Kid (ilovea. Satin. India Kuliher anil
CotioiiSusM-ndc'is. Marking Ink. I'clt l!ilanls. Ilrd
tickin. Sailor Stripes. I!la k Hats. .Men and woui
!ii's liois Hioans, and call' skin I'oots ami I'uiiips.
XVIiili- shir!s, with linen and jiraps lot h Imsoins. IVt
tit o it itol.es. I'lire 1 1 ish Linens. I'.nulish l.ons$ Cloth.
v idy .Mado Clothing, ('olton, .Vankinf Ji". je. Tas
sels. I'.onnets. Ilair liruslics. 'J'ortoise fc?hcll lJicss
Combs. Wick Yarn.
Light and Dark Hhic Cottons Souchonpr,
Myson and Pou honu' Teas. Sowing Silk. IWno and
Yellow .Nankin. W liite (Jiass Cloth. Crapes. Col-
I "nil lil ick Silk lldkls. J!i!ands. (.Jrass Cloth
Clothin;,'. 1'lain (Jrass lldki's. Muslin.
I FA II I) WAR K.
Shovels. Shades. Knives ami Forks.
Spoons, .lark Knives. Scissor. Tins. Needles.
iini)le's. I'.idloe!.. Ilntcher Knives. Hat Tins.
Spring iJaliiiKes. Iron and I'.rass Sheives. Iron anil
Wooden Other .Wills. Percussion Cap-. Hraces and
Kitts. Sad Iron. l!ack Saw s. Copper 'Packs. Nails,
assorted. Sheet lion. Steelyards. Prv Puns. Sauce,
Pans. Wrought and Cast Iron Tun Ketlles. Ilako
Pans. Tea Trays. Jew's Harps. Razors. Hatch
et. Axe-. SpoKe Shave. Ade. .lack Plane.
Poor Locks. Latches. Chest Locks. Sail Needles.
Pish Hooks. I'lints. Looking (i lasses. Pistols. I'owl
iiu Piece. Ki!le. Iron tlivcls. MrassNails. Whet
Stones. Soiket Polts Piass Screws. Kiln Locks.
Screw and Pod Augers, (innter's Scale. Powder.
Sho Pin Lead. (JiniLock. dMobe Lanterns. Col
lee Koastcrs. Dwk Lights.
etnornmhun Hooks. J.cd'Tr Hooks.
Car:o Hook, t J ill cdu'e Note Paper, letter Paper.
Itnk d and plaisi Cap Paper, (luills. Wafer. I5ee,
I'.lack and l.'ed Ink. Sieel Pens. Inkstands. Ship
ping Paj ers, and Connnen ial Pdanks.
LC .M P. r. 11.
f'edar Logs. Cel;ir lo;in1s. American
Pine Shmnle. Koa Hoards, Plank and Shingles. N.
W. Rafters, and nieiicaii Pino Rafters.
S C N I) R I F. 3.
Olive Oil. Olives. IMustard. Spanish,
Manila mars (iiomiil zv. iiull. Toliaceo.
Stounhlon's F.lixir. Lemon Syrup. Ketchup. Nni
ines. AINpice Cloves. J'dack Pepper. Pox Rais.
ins. Diied Npnlcs. I'.ssenee of Spruce and Peiper
iniiit, in id Ciiuianion. tir. (iiimer. Rrown ud vliile
Su:,'ar. I 'lour. I U'luiioluis. Calilomia Pcef. Roans and
Peas. I'OiIm Cut 'Pun Meis. .Macaroni Yennicilla
Cahloriii i, Aineiican l'.nnlih Soap. Lucifer Match
es. Caper. Ale. Old Port and Sherry. Cordairu.
I nls. Rii.-kots. Course and Fine Coinhs. Sp'riulil.
t'lina. Pipes. Reads, l'is. Lozenges. A.'olasses.
S one Jar. iolins. Pino Heavy Rliinkets. Ship's
V indlas. Jevehy. 1 Hemp Cahle. I'itch. Rosin.
Arrow-root. Cutlasse. Soup Ladles. Rrittania Tr:i
and Table Spoon. White Flannel. Red and llluo
Twilled Wool Shirts. Malt Pans. Ilrooms. Den
in irk Satin. Harness Ruckle. Music. Canes.
Raspberry Jain. Preserved ( iooselierries and Chcrrie.
Axe Handle. Lavender Water. Confectioiiaric.
Shave Rrushes. Handspike. Hour and Second
;i.ie. (iiii I l ink. 1 China Rureau. 1 new Fore
Sail. 1 Clench lloat. 2 Chain Cables. 2 Anchors.
Have for 3 ale,
hoxes Snuchonjr Tea.
'.Ml I nixes Hyson Tea.
10 boxes I Iyson Skin.
i do.. H;iserry Afino.
VI t4 Stougbtoa's Klixcr.
10 " Jenion Syrup.
10 " assorted Pickles.
5 M. It. Koa Liuiiber.
-V ;!. Koa Sbinurles.
Se)tenil)cr 12, 1810. tf.
N ..Mmilil llrtl
.ii.iiiihi !J y?
tlcl. oil, Am. Whaleship Abigail, Cox; lo cruise.
" :, Am. WlialcshipTiidcnl ; loduise.
Nov. 'A, Haw. Sch. Paahia, Lahaina.
" 'A, Am. WhiiJe.-hi) South Carolina, Uanc ,
i:. k ii. caiiMLs,
Have on hand and ! r sale on reasonable
terms, an aortineni of ncli-h, Aiuei i an. and ( lima
C ioods. Anion;; which may be I'nind tin lollowin,
Ihnun, Hlue, While C. lluu and I it.i n
Drills. Con on lldkr-. LI .( k. Hiue. a,:d While l.i,, ii
uiitl (. 'vt ton Thread. Lkav hcil and I'nbJcai lied Aiuei i-
lias just received jicr Hartjuo Forager,
direct from Lntlon, the following articles,
which ho is now retailing at the most
reasonable ju ices :
ttest wide and narrow Prints. Printed
Muslins. Ladies' and Oenllenieirs fine
cotton Hose. Ulack and China silk Hose,
ami Cloves. Patent leather Dress Shoes.
Strong calf leather Walking Shoes, ami
Hoots. Tine 1 0-1 damask Table Linen.
Fine -1-1 Hird's-cye Diaper. Fine Irish
Linen. Fine Long Cloth. Strijetl Shirts.
Fancy striped Shirts. Red ami blue Man
uel Shirts. Heady made Cloth Clothing,
Fane) Sununer Trowsers. Sailor's Sheet
ing ami Cloth Trowsers. Fearnought
Pea Jackets. A good assortment of
Haiti Ware. Double ( iloueesler Cheese.
Coll'ee. Orange Xeetar. Superior Port,
and Sherry, from one of the first houses
Fowling-pieces. Muskets. Fine sport
ing ( Inn-powder. Manila Hats. Manila
Cigars. Manila Cigar Cases, (iinghams.
Ilair ami Tooth Hrushes. Hridles. Hal
ters. Stirrups and Leathers. fiinhs,
Sn:. A:c. A c, Anur. iiO. tf.