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wood, hammered into him in ho could unitim of the lungs, and dies bof.ro her bri- bultiut navigator ..;.t d t . lb-unit r oi't'.is, led Mnti- a little ?;-m' t-m tun years, hav
(t:'i a:i opportunity. My companion on dal days arc over.
ft,, ot'i'-r si.li.-, in.v tried to haul him to the exclaims the world;
v inf. a
r'lvirli.T!".0 !" that In coasted
idnent tno ('jftiiin'f oi
li lii' mii . ill .1.1 ill- rri'i', if mi i m 1'i.r 4i ((' . 1 lit: ii r
(l,re. by the net a to which he had fastened happiness and h;o!M AU.! did she n .t' cut l.mgitude; a-.d Tvuig m (.7 erg. . ml:i. tf.
tj:.H-di; u i ii.itauttisicnt assistance with . the thread of life herself? A 'iil ii the ' latitude. 1 a siippo-itidii w:h. that thi ; l.i!.-:
,. a- i na.i -n .e lorcu with mo wo nun- country, exposed to our chni.'rcful di.i.ati. must extend as fur West a. U i J-' J di '.
wit., the aid of the women and chil-. gets a new bonnet instead of a (lun.iel iiar- i of longitude,
foil, t drag Iih head and part of hi body ! mcut. A rheunriti,:m is the iv.mr-i Th,? chart before u delineates a roir-hl-
tifitli'J liitlu beach, where the river jfliued ! Should the girl sit down tranquilly, w'iih tho'erablo extent of land bet -a urn : and in W. 'oftbe. American Hoard of Foreign' Missions
if,. ,i'ie and giving him too 4 coup dc grace, 'j idea that Providence ba.s sent the lie nun- i the Nm thcaornuiont pit of which it dorig- were visited, and the benevolent purposes of
hit hiui t out the remnant ol Iih lilt; ; tism upon lier, or should -he e'nr:v it m 1 . . r nates as !.uh Philippe Land, Irjvinir but n i the niifi .mi: ics eiic;uiract d bv the ucncral
ieg let Hampton Roads on the nth of May,
k i. During tint time they visited Arabia,
India, ( 'yh'ii, Sui.iatra, China, the IS'orth
an.! .oiith Pacilic Islands, and .south Amer
i.v. mi ti e ll;tst and Wc?1, The voyage is
Mii i to iiave been one of great Variety and
interest. A number et missionary stations
vanity, and avoid the fd!y in future r
I iniL : seen bv th l-'reneh v.ivnTer i )'l 1 r il!t- in : imini nrbit i .-.n : rl ni.. i .i 'il vi I.k Ii li- i.fl'i.
I regret to say Mat t ic measurement "i.mvyuung friends, at the nnss .f di-" "e ! 'A -s. mid the Soutliweteriimost unit as (i,;;-1 ccr.-? nf li:e snuadron nririif.ted towards tho
tl- a:ii:nal was imperb-ct. It was night : that are incurred by intemoeranee in atin" ' hum Land, which was narlially exnloied bv i inir'.-iouaries ihern.selveK! ho. in turn, evcrv
tfluMi the struirirlo end;d. and an e:imiii:i. ' I. ;.. .r ;., ..,1 i... i :..,ri;. iw. . ..,;.. p.; ; i 'n,'. i. ...... .. . a: ... . i
f' )' ' n,!I1 Ua' hy t re.!i-ligiit. 1 ; gleet of e.erci-e, cleanliness, pure air; b ! :'rnu.r areeis exactly in positiou vi:!i tlie .atul h-i-pitsdit - and the iuir?ionaries, en
t..:i,;ii'ed the eircuuiterence, as did also uiy j indi-ioi eet flressinsr, tiglit laving, kc, aud ai; ' land discveted by t.'ie A-ncri-an (.';;; tain ' visiting tiie sliips, vre. al'.vnvs received by
C)ni )itin n; and it was over eleven feet im-! is quietly imputed to I'rovideuce! is there ; Palmer, in J.'l-:: and in, of ':-m:v', t!u-1 t!i eliirer wiib uttenliin a:;d courtesy.
tjeliutdy behind the fore legs. It was thir-1 no impietv, as ucll us i,,. :l:Ke in tlii- i s;itiu-. C'avt:ii:i .Alorrei! probnblv sn'.v t ii-. M id.iiipnian Mmrir? attached to the John
( ni feet at the belly, which was distended ! Were the physical laws stri. tlv .!isvrve,l, i land, but places this laud furfii-r t.. the ' AduiiK. w as 1-ft nt the Sandwich Islands, in
r tiie iinmod.;ratc meal made of the horse, from generation to Lreneration. iSiere would i southward. Hut what have all ihe.e (ii--! .i,c tif these ims-iuaarv fatnilif-m hpinrVnfi
As he was only part out of tlio water, 1 j be an end to frightful diseases that cut tdeut j eovnies, or re.dieovoris. to d v. it ! i !e.
flood, with a line at his head, "ivinj: the otli
(iendto an Indian, with directions to take
f f to the extremity of the tail. The length
( incasured was twenty-two feet; but, at the
iio, I doubted the good taith of my assist
lit, from the reluctance he manifested to
titer the water, and the fears he expressed
ijat the mate of the alligator might be in the
tjcinity. From the diameter of the animal,
tjd the representations of those who exam
ined him afrerwards, we believe the length
ti have been about thirty foot. As we in
tjided to preserve! the entire skeleton, with
fjc s!in, we wen; less particular than we
cjhewiso would have been. On opening
on, we found, witu other parts of the horse,
tjree legs entire, being torn off at the haunch
lid shoulder, which ho had swallo.ved whole,
life, and of ihe long maladies that make liii
a torment or a trial. It is the opinion ol
those who best understand the physical sys
tem, that this wonderful machine, the body
this 14 goodly temple " would gradually
decay, and men would die, as a few now d'.
die, as if falling to sleep.
SATURDAY, APRIL lbil.
NFAVS OF THE WEEK.
Weather, cool; lain, abundant; streets,
of l apt.tin Wi.ius.' lt. hust, or go est,
they are "i r) to 100 degrees of longitude from
the nearest laud seen by him; and between
the two continents, if such we call them,
Capt. Weddell, in dan. li2!i, j)cnetrated to
lat. 7-1 .'30, without seeing land, being the
highest Southern latitude ever attained bv
nan. All the indicaiions and ar.alogies arc
i h;it the hind known as Palmer's Land, or
Louis Philippe Laud and Graham Land, is
listinet and unconnected with the Continent
liscovcred and casted by Captain Wilkes.
The former beiirs about the same relation t
be American Continent, us the latter doc
to the East-rn Coutirietit.
From the above statement it appear?, be
yond contradiction, tint no part of the im
mense line of coast seen bv Captain Wilkes.
w:is ever liefoie seen v lmm:m evf' .-t
.. t i i i i - " "
none; ueau.s, none; arrivals, none; eep:r-. on lhc sam , yh tf jllllUan. ,vlu.n he
llsides a In.- n.inntitv f tnn,N Qnl0 nf wei; news, none; acciceni.-j. none ; marnaoes
-w n - i 'j w v.
tli-1,1 of several pound weight.
i'r. ..:.-!. ...i. ..i. i i i i . .. . i. - r. ;n .. ... . . v .
i iiu oi"!!!. nun ouuowic very ium , iuu-.i, suiiii niueu uer uus muunti win oe lust descried it. tlie rrencn c.xuedition under
(id stormy, prevented us from being minute j our discoutse, if some of our correspondents Commodore D'Urville, also descried it at
a point " t degrees further Vest J us co
incidence of time is very tcmarkable; ut:d il
would fairly and equally divide the glory of
the f'isrnverv. wolf, it nut lleit tln I-ii.h.1i
their remissness will ply the pen with ten-, expedition were compelled by stress o!
i our invesiigauou; ami leaving directions ; do not Cf;ine t0 the rcscuc.on(i forWu:d to us
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w miumvi vu inu iioiius auo a tin, we looii ine
r I I . I 1 . , rt.i
( jau wun us, and returned uoinc. 1 lus nre-
some of their long promised lucubrations.
" i f i. i .
. . . . . . . v & . i nnnn . n r- r l nn n nnncnini'j cir n .'1111 t.h
(lution was induced hy tlie. anxiety of the
fold vigor, and before another week elapses,
(ltives to secure tlie tectli ; and 1 iittcrwards
(lind that they attribute to them miraculous
j iwers in the cure or prevention of diseases.
flie bead weighed nearly three hundred
r lands, and so well was it covered with flesh
Ijd muscle, that we found balls quite flatten
(1 which had been discharged in the mouth,
( id at the back of the head, at only the dis
tance of a few feet, and yet the bones had
t)t a single mark to show that they bad been
decline, and sobbed by kind attentions
of this family, he hi rather bis last among
friend., though nfar from kindred. He now
sleeps in that lovely Isle of the Seas, in
stead of coursing the de ep tides of the ocean.
Dr. and ,Mrs. Judd were the friends with
whom young Morris was left; and be died
with a resignation that springs from a hope
that bis spirit was reconciled to God through
i Redeemer. We understand that the his
tory of the. cruise, embracing considerable
incident, both of a political and religious na
ture, w ith scenes of private interest, has been
prepared by the Rev. .Mr. Taylor, of the
Episcopal Church, who accompanied the
force as chaplain to the sruadron. Though
there seems to have been an unusual mor
tality among the crews of the two vessels,
we learn that every practicable attention was
given them; and it is believed that the im
pression w hich the squadron left in the East,
and among the Islands, has been most cred
itable to thfi nation and to the cause of mor
als and religion, in the general character it
Ins sustained while abroad. The ships were
admired for their respective beauties, as fine
medcls of their class, and for the neatness
and order in which they were invariably pre
served. We wish our squadrons may al-
was bring home as good a report as wo
weather to put off for the Northward, after
fill our docket with pieces appropriate and j seeing but a small extent of shore, whereas
admirable beautiful and beseeming cute j Captain Hi.kes saw it at various places , have reason to believe will be given of this
.... i 1 1, ...... I, -.i : ,1 i' 1 .......... .1 i . . . . , 15 . . ....
and cunning dignified and divine elegant , VL .
j iiu luuu m'cu uy vupi. inscoe ioH) in
g 47 :30to .03 E. (as marked on the chart
HEALTH AND INTKMPEIIAN "K.
..(jjTake, for example, a young girl, bred deli
iltely in town, shut up in a nursery iuchild-tod--never
accustomed either to air or ex
irise, two things that the law of God makes
(Willi at to health. She marries; her
lcnth is inadequate to the demands upon
t Her beauty fades early. She languish
U tinder the hard offices of giving birth to
iiildren, suckling, and watching over them,
td dies early; and her acquaintance la
tintingly exclaim, "What ii strange Provi
Oice, that a mother should he taken, in the
U'Ut of life, from her children r" Vas it
Ifovidence? No! Providence has as.sign
i her three score years and ten; a term
Ictig enough to rear her children and sec
Mr children' children ; but she did not obey
Cfe laws on which life depends, and of course
lie lost it. A father, too, is cut. oil in the
tjristof his days. Ho is a useful and dis
t'inuished citizen, and eminent in his pro
Cisiiiii. A general buzz arises mi every
!of What a striking Providence !' This
CUn has been in the act. of studying half tho
ti'it, of passing his days in his office and
iatlio courts, of eating luxurious dinners,
U1 drinking various wines. lie has every
iiy violated the laws on which health ile-
nnds. Did Providence cut him off? The
?l rarely ends here. The diseases of the
her are often transmitted; and a feeble
filler rarely leaves behind her vigorous!
and emineiit facetious and farcial arave
and gladsome haranguing and harmonizing
ideal and impassioned just and jocose
keen and kindly legal and learned mysti
cal and manly nondescript and natural
original and orthographical pious and pen
sive quaint and quiet racy and rclavcnt
studied and scientific touching and thrilling
useful and unaffected various and versa
tile wise and wondrous scornful and vield
ing zealous and zoonic See. kc.
Hint special to whom it may concern.
Finr.. House burnt in town last week .
So: tji Poi.au Ciiaiit
to Edmund Blunt, Esq. lor the loan of a
Chart of the South Polar Sea," published
bv the British Admiralty in June of hist year.
ong 47 :j0 to o:i t ;. (
before us,) and by him called Enderby's
Land -and the hind seen by Kemp, ( 183.3)
in long. oi '0 to GO East, may, or may not,
be parts of the great Antarctic Continent.
But whether they are or not, i3 a matter
about which Capt. Wilkes has no concern,
except as a matter of geographical science.
In cither case, he, and he only, has estab
lished the fact of the existence of a great
Antarctic Continent in the Eastern Hemis
phere, lie alone, and his gallant officers
and crew, have seen it in numerous places,
and coasted along it through .00 degrees of
longitude. It is a discovery, or series of
discoveries, honorable to himself and the
i Navy honorable to science and the Aincri
We are indebted : can name. A'. Y. Journal f Comuurec.
interesting cruise round the world.
Journal tj' Commerce.
The French arc beginning to feel proud,
and boast of their Navy as efficient enough
It presents at one view, all the land then j to cope with that of Great Biitain. Thev
known to have been discovered in the An-Inscribe the former superiority of England to
tartis regions, and the course of the different j accidental circumstances, which are not like-ex-ploring
voyages w liicii had been made in : ly to recur. 'J he old revolution, for instance
those sens! The entire sweep of' laud dis-: was followed by the disbanding of the naal
covered and eoavled by the American Ex j officers, who, at that time consisted of the
ploring Expedition from the loth of January old noblesse; a new navy was consequently
to the 17th of February, l:MO, extending ' to be created. A Ficnch eighty gun ship,
from Ion. 1.31 E. to Ion. 'J7 W is put down j of the present day, is affirmed to pour a
on this chart as a perfect blank, w ith the sin- j broadside of .'J.'O ) lbs weight, w hile the
gle exception that in long 117 E. between ; English ship discharges only '2,800. The
lat. (;-3 and 'i, is this memorandum; " Nu-; shipping of England, in .numerical force is
morons iceburgs and indications of land, j not twice as great as that of France, while
March, ItirW," seen by Capt. Balleny. In Jit has four times as many points to defend.
plain English, Capt. Balleny saw no land
there, but only indications of land. Or, to Or.n Fashioned Couskts. The only
use the language of the London Nautical i healthy corsets, says the editor of a Georgia
Magazine, he saw astonishing quantities of! paper, for a lady's waist, is a husband's arm
i.i i . . . t' .i.'ii. :-t. i : . . ...:.u .
11 lias necn cusioinary in some oi ! orui ice, ueiu ice, umi luvuniis, iui til- a vc,rtri, : r n
ir cities, for vounc ladies to walk in thin dcnlh laud alike hack." Accordingly, no " 1 T" ' s U,TV inS as
.1 , , . . . . -i i i i i i .i i . I l,iu uiiJM ii i proved meinod ri Kl ling tle'ia in
Qes and de icate stockings, in mid-winter, hind is laid down in the chart before us, in Li,,..,, nnrfJ. pi. iUa .,, "
'Ithy, blooming younj girl, thus dress- high Southern latitudes-not even an island, C , ?inn o
4 ia violation of HeUnVlaws, pays the between East Ion. GO, and East Ion. .60. E Tr J , lJA
. . ...... uc UVWWlllM, J 1 (111 till' I 111 I .11
and steamboat accidents which have hnonen-
PORT OP HONOLULU
Mar. 20, P aw. Sehrs. 1 aali a, and Kinau.
30, Haw. Sch. Hawaii, (late Swallow)
31, Am. whaleship Fama, Hoycr, to
31. Haw Sch. Clarion, Lahaina.
April 2, Am. Hrig Thcmas Perkins, Var
ncy, Noitb West Coast of America.
The Partnership unci Firm of
JONES & SLADE,
is dissolved by mutual consent
All persons having demands aguinst
or indebted to said firm, are re
quested to settle the same without
delay with ELI JONES.
J. S. S. SLADE.
Honolulu, March lfetli, 1841.
N. B. Eli Jones will continue
the business at the Store heretofore
occupied by the above firm. tf
If ally j
: a checked circulation, cold, fever
tf death. " What a sad Providence!" ex-
J fined her friends. Was it Providence or
J Own Inllv? A hrrmhhll voiin'r liriUO
fs, night after night, to parties in honor
"cr marriage. She ha a slight sore
perhaps, and the weather is inclc-
iit; hut she must wear her neck ai.vVarms
for whoever saw a bride in nVrdose
JniiVf itrpm 'ilir i vr'i-rfA with inflnm-
I V. 1 k....'.. ......
Such was the ignorance of the Uritish Ad-
I'll illlV. Ill .III HIT. ID.J '. Ul LIU l .MMCIItU 111 i .1 V .1 1 . . I
v 4 i - i ' , , j eu in ino nisi iweivc niont is. As soon as he
a Continent winch a correspondent ol the i..,.,,,. c. r.:M...i . . .
o ir i r i 4 i 4- i i necomes so f lightened us not to be ah e- to
Puiralo Commercial Advertiser, who signs , .- . nt , . .,, ' 10
i- iro w it 1 c u 11 Rtir' (lraw out Ins tetth, and he will starrt
hunse fu. . Haskins inf urns us was ''we j .,.., '
' ' hnv fi m I
known to the Americans
V.V .l..4.l. ...v. . 1 1 v. w 'J
Tun Late Est India Sivadhov Th
ages in the South Seas were published some ;TTnited States frigate Columbia and corvette
ten or twelve years since, discovered this 'John Adams, which arrived at Boston on
Continent. The book is not now at hand; the . "-th ultimo, worn aNsnt fiorn the Uni-
11 E MOV A L .
Dr. R. W. WOOD has removed
his residence to the Dwelling House
in the same enclosure with his Of
fice. Honolulu, Mar. 20, 1841. tf.
With Wooden Rollers, for sale at a
low price, by
LADD & Co.
Honolulu, Nov. 23. tr