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publisiihd whhklv, at iioxomjlu, oahu, sandwich islands.
J. JAltVIN, FAUm.
SATURDAY, JANUARY , 1811.
Vol. 1. No. 31.
COM M U.N I C AT V. t.
( 'oik ii.di'il Imni v, 't I !(.
Yirnitive ot .Missionary imtorpre
domued bv his church: ly these arrange- (U et. lui there is not llio slightest pros-, will state that iIk- number w1n Imyc al
ments. the missionary raised ;i church of pi'ft of productive industry with the pics-' ready taken the total nbstmcncAJ pledge is
p' numerical siren-;!,, but diliWing. much ; ent people. In speaking also ol ll.e ship-, staicu io iw one immon, unci fH'minnni
!v ring which anchored at Hie Hands ot Ta- well acquainted with me uisn cimracier
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C!iri0 V!.,:!:lV:!S,,,f l1!1; ' V? i1 i j nnssildv i,- 1,1 l,md at in le-isla'-! commits an enormous mistake in im.n-i the nation would subscribe and keep in-
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i' ... .ii'i'i (w u' iiup i in if r 1:1 1 n i i'r uii'ii i n n. : i "in. ihhimi . - ,
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Ire employed from inorning till even-' A system of torture was introduefd aneiiored
itinled upon them ; thev made the mats Lrinatinr. It found its way to i ahiti, ! ten at Huaheme : m I
(r tb.e liouse, tap:i for elothing atid trili-: from Kiatea. A person susjiected of. In-u:nn to refresh at tlie
lie for the. ehiefs. Their amusements crime was placed in a sort of Spanish numbers ; the latter is
rive employment in preparing extra eloth ! wintllass, with men heaving on it, till the vessels during the year.
in any cne year at lalutior
r, ;ire hrouglit up in idleness; formerly : with tliese new laws, which nobody seems : thirty at Huaheme. In the year
I., .in I In. .1 1 .1,. ; iKivriMij iidiv if 1iiiiiinir 1 1 r liU'l'll nl ill'!, iliicv did not exceed thirtv at 'J'ahiti, and
III llir. M U I I ll li;'i IK ll l.l 1 1 . I I (. I V U - I n- ii i v,ni mi i n-, 1 1 iv I . . . . ,. , . . . .
to Tahiti, !Imi at Huaheme: in .S5t, the whale ships ! in a ear, iureru ior imuiaic.iuii umm.,
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lormer 111 greater ; nesuies me nuinoeries umireci vus
not isited bv six ! which have (lowed fiom their use. It is
said she has 5,000,000 ff acres of arable
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5r-al;t dresses, which, althou-h censure.l poor wretch either confesses nre.tti no! Upon the whole in perusing this work, ; land inng ws mi . no u . j.ryuau
Momctlui time so employed is not longer sustain iheagonv. The last time accjuaint.-d as we are with the natives ot . the change which the general d.tlusion of
r,tt' iiMDlied to a better purpose; thev winch we know of this being put in prac-mo.t of the islands spokm of. we cannot ; temp.-ranee principles and practice will
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of t!i( dav, and tice. was in .Mav, I-i", w iien so;n' ; dui. eonsi-.ier n wimni hi.i:; i-m u... ....... ,. . . .
:i u-o-.ld not 'even vouths were so tortured to discover the! purpose of aiding the funds of ihe Loti-j J he pnnc.pal agent in t his plnlanthrop-
,e anv one V, rejoice at the a!ando;,-, perpetrators of a petty theft upon the don Missionary Society than w.th a ( e-; .e work has heel, the Ivey. J hcoooiu 31 at
M.t of the song and dance. - j queen's aunt : it was done in a huge open , sire of atlording accurate information ; the j tliew of the Koinan Cul iolic f-
j in; uiii jiiv-n.; ,i iiiv,ii muiinuii
I solemnly promise to abstain from all
intoxicating iiquors, and by my advice
and example to pemiade others to ab
Ireland with a population of 7,000,000,
has had jJ.300,000 paupers, and exKMid
ed (5.000.000, or nearly J:0,MM),000
irtue that ' I)OU:""'- 0l' pph? wla wen- mi insensi- author has wriilni. k- Aon quod sentit sed
iltitude of!bleto the sulVerings of others, that it seem- quod ncccsse est dicit.''
Charity, the true christian v
liirli alone will redeem a inn
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, tiw. 'r.,ti'iti-iii KPiMiw i hnv.. im rwi.icii toaltord tncni amusemeiu.
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Mr. Williams lias erilainlv laid himself
ptioii of ;. he is far more of an egotist j 'hat the missionaries universally disclaim n)VU l(, (.t.It-u,0 )V th liigh riiloriiig which
Kin formerly ; if from the instruction he ji"y participation in tlies proceedings, as H,;.V.,)U,S his wol'k 1ll,otl.jr,.,t. This may
is received'he lias ceased to put. the old, :ko the punislunenls of tattooing the in-i,aV(. tvvlx ,j. viWa r ,, unUmiidcd zeal
nut. the ohl, aiso me piiuiMiiin-in mhw ..iv. . i(, lrfl H1-l(.t ((1 11U ni)om,(C(j ZCal
Minn ami helpless to death, it is only tola's, ami suaumr uie neau 1 M "n , lor his prufcssiMM, joined wil'u a:i intliiisi-astic
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ol lemaies ai maiea ami :i ! ,n,n.erameut. u hieh made him almost he-
fill . I ... 4 I '
1 iiesc Tiiiags wen.' liiiMnmii i" mv- -j n
lifer them to linger in misery, as he lon-
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its inem no assisiaMeu. iirau umti-
Jniately prevails on the island, although
ic of the most healthy clim;ies m the
rurld, which we attribute to the want of
oper dwellings, and I ho effects of an in-
iscrmnnate use ol medicines. During
tie year ISW), very many were in a dying
ate; the miserable way these poor crca-
jh res were left to die, sometimes in a cor
ner of the general dwelling, but more fre-
Jiently under a small shed apart, entirely
k'stitute ol assistance, support, or conso-
ltion. shows that the nature of the island-
r has not improved, although he has ai
The author says it is a question how
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ir a missionary ougni io imerieie in
iirning laws for their new state of socie-
at the Society Islands it would have
stain also."' Yours, truly, s. n. c.
before their new laws ; the missionaries
were the framers of those laws, and if they
had not placed such in the code, one word
from them would have been siillieieut to
have stopped the barbarity.
At the close of the work, the author
endeavors to attract the commercial com
munity by the consideration of interest,
in a report he gives of the present com
merce of the islands, and prospect of fu
ture advantages likely to "'no derived; he
has exaggerated in that equally with his
representation of the religious state. Ii
is true that nature o tiers every thing at
these islands, but nothing is to be expect
ed from them under the management of
the present inhabitants. The excessive
indolence of the people will be an insur
11 I'M auk Aiu.r. Invention. A journey-
Inrin clock-maker in the neighborhood of
lieve all that he wished. Instances of this ' avte, is taking measures to secure a pa
in him we have heard ;f "in ol her cases, tent for a discovery, which, if it really
.Moreover, hv u douht tlioiiidit, (a common loads to the results announced by the in -
: fault with authors,) that what appears per
fectly pl iiu to him, would be equally so to
his readers, forgetful of their unaequaintancc
with the habits and eharae.teis of Polyne
sians, and that their only criteria for judging
are such alone which pertain to highly civ
ilized life. Like magnifying glasses, at that
distance they give but an enlarged outline,
but which, if brought nearer, 'would display
ventor, must bring about a sudden and
complete revolution in horology. The
invention of our fellowcitizcn consists in
this: we cannot, of course, speak of the
process; this is the property of the inven
tor. Mhas changed entirely the me
chanism of watches, pendulums und clocks
he has so simplified that the price of these
machines must submit to a reduction of
fifty per cent, on the present price, and
en better had they not. interfered be-1 mounlahle obstacle' to the production of
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i!Kl SUCH liieuicaiioil oi mo mull ie- ; - m; is iii un ipn , " p
'it capacity lor
in linlit ii liol :i11 llic litiniis!ir'4 Another
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.lelect in works of this kind, and one which j will I.Vn lur.usl, a great protu to Hie man
leads to much misunderstanding on the partK""- 1 he simplifying process, and
of general readers, is the too common use of consequent reduction of price, is not
the only advantage of this discovery. An
other still more valuable is the nietlrod of
what is stvled " religious cant," or the use
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i) crnuill tt III US null wiuum: "ill iiiiiivi-, .. ii, .1 i I . it
. , , . i . i , J making a ladv s watch go, without being
s ood by those accustomed to lUeir use, but , P . . i i .i
not only considered innjvropriate but even
i wound uj) during a whole your, a gentle-
pts of the CJospel as teach mercy, and ; of forc'uncrs by the Tahitian will prevent li nsixe by e.
ieck man in giving way to his passions j the introduction of European capital and j be accmnplis
niust his fellow creature. They had industry. The few that are cultivating j si-end to use t
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mini i. ii'iiii-ii iinrinir inrii vmran imiiiiiii.
olicnsne by others, l ar more good would ; . . .
, , . . ., . i iiiii oi miooiiim m.u im:inv uuin, mui it
bed u authors won u conte-i ... , . . r . . i i i
1 mill he i oek. lor a stince ot two liunrlred
their v-ruar.ular, in such a way 1 ' , , ,. J ,, ftt,M.,tirnttiM.nra.
ll I II I Vllly II IIIO) Ullll IWIIUII II I-j HII tll,l Dl.
anufaetures watches of no small
legislation, or was it to 'small patches of ground can hardly get ins to be intelligible to all, or simply to Pca,i pnnssioii
ley should have. The I the people to work, and at only such e.- j oi religious matters as they would of any j ...
hiefs were far better informed as to the travagant rate that they must soon give j other, that is naturally. The style they at-a sj(, fUt t,(iy (..1H M5 fi.xocl as the seal of
filiations suitabbj to their own people, j up their plantations. The Cocoa nut oil 1 1',.,-t detrac ts iVom the dignity of the subject, i ,.jn .,n,j Nv'il rnpiire to 1m.' wound up
'he principal crimes ag-iinst'civilized so-! made by natives does not amount to half mid too frequently deters persons of correct )It j,, vvu days. A watch of this
iety, were considered crimes with them ; the (J iantity produced ten years ago. j lio rary. taste, from the- perusal of works 1 v;m toyt Mlt VV franc. One
;1 was onlv necessary to check
this rubbish may have
worn by the empress Marie Louise on the
fore-hngcr of her lelt hand, was a jewel,
he has accomplished uoich god, and been . or those acquainted with the secret his
a zealous and faithful missionary, no one will j patent. 1 hey are enclosed ill n case her-
doubt, though as we have said before, his ineticnlly sealed, and have no.more thick
ness than a common watch. Ihe tear ot
xposing himself to indiscreet solicitations,
too I The auihor states that he speaks within i which beneath
iji verc punishment, and indulgence of pri-j bounds when he says that one huiutieu j ,IU!(., tj,.lt ;s Valua!)le.
fate rcviMi-m. TV i' mis annin v bus heeii tons o hllgar at least V oillil lie e. oi km 'i-i .. m.. t.ii: .1.,,...:. ...1 I. ; i.lf f.,11 : !. wm .f . M.l, A, n )ta
j.- ... ...w - j '. I . lllill.1!!, II lllliinn in i i him nun -mt, mil , llll Fll II I l l I ,71 nun ll Mm ll-7l 1 n.-j
Vying his skill in experimental legislation, j from Tahiti the year he wrote, (we sup-, , , v l(- Jmh rrak-rs. is 'than k50.000 francs. The watchers made
nd most fatally loi the interests ol the pose I.nJI.) when lie inusi nave Known. ... , , , . qM,ut bv I can onlv be wound uo by himself
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(ple. y the system introduced the
1 'hole order ol society is changed ; the
ifhurch is made the stopping stone to the
I'lice of the chief. Ihe inllueiiee ol the
litter is fast dving away ami their place
wv supplied bv a lower order through
K'tins of the missionary, who is dispenser
l' clerical honors" and secular olliees ;
udges, governors of districts, etc. ttc.
(ii'i all be members of the church, and
l!icli as are e.xeommunicuted are instantly
Hrived ol olhce. J has lie has erected
tjmsolf the fountain of all distinction in
is district ; in one district, if not more,
; power is assumed, which is borrowed
roiu the Church of Home in its most ar-og-int
days, of disallowing proceedings
o he taken against a member until con-
nose ISttlA when he must have known
it would not amount to half that . quuutily,
for he received from one plantation a per
centage for the loan of his own mill, and
from another the Society received a per
centage ; but one more remained, which
he could have had no dillieuity in ascer
taining ihe quantity it yielded. He
should then, in giving an outside state
ment have limited it to thirty tons of Su
gar manufactured 'on the Island; ten by
Mr. Hickuell, ten by Mr. Moerenhout,
and ten by Mr. Henry; it certainly did
not exceed that quantity. In short
of eighty tons were manufactured: the
island produced the same year, one hun
dred weight of OolFcc, towards the au
thor's anticipated cargo. The island is
prolific enough to produce cargos for a
zeal has led Uiin to present a picture fur too
briirht and cloudless to he strictly true. The
Williams, seems to hav e run into the oppo- j cording to the process of tins inventor,
site fault, and brought nut nil the dark ! ntrikiiitr of bells cannot le connected
shades. Truth lies at neither extreme. with the clock-work which he manufac
of the review in his anxiety to expose ! compels him to maintain great secrecy as
: ctrors and inconsistencies of Mr. t" his process. We must add, that oc-
Mn. Knirou, Doubtless many of your
readers were highly gratified at the en
couraging success which has attended
the elVorts for the promotion of the cause
of TemjK'iiiuco in Ireland, as stated in
Xo. -it). For the information of such, J
Not Pkushnm.. "Sir, you are a fool!"
"Do you call ino n fool?" Ves Sir!"
" You do sir?" "Yes SirI would call
any man u tool, who behaves as vou do."
"Oh! you would call any man a fool. Then
1 cannot consider it personal. 1 wish juu
good morning f-ir."