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fullv, be-ued the vouthto accept of a ! habit the Abbey of Monttuartre, where
l.ouis-d'or". " Von "will meet with some she was treated with all beiitting delicacy
voung gentlemen wiiiiiu," said lie, " with ,aud distinction, but not permitted to go
whom vou mav wiIi to take a hand at beyond the convent walls. The lovers
cards. 'The number o!' m v coach is I I 1. ' found means to correspond. One of their
Vou can find me mil and repay me when- letters was intercepted, and it is even luut
ever you please." d that a plan of elopement was discover-
The worthy Jehu was some Years after- ed. A duel was the consequence, with
wards made coachman to the lVmccss one of the fiery relations of the princess.
Sophia of France, thromrh the rceommeii- Letorieres received two sword-thrusts m
ihitionof the handsome vouth he had so his right side. His wounds were serious,
I'fMiproiisl v obli red.
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Another instance in point is siven witn ue couui uoi ici m iiwhwiii. w bvk
respect to his tailor, to who!!!" he owed the princess. lie succeeded in scaling
lour hundred livres. The tailor had re-: the walls of the abbey, and obtaining an
peatedly dunned him, but was always put ' interview in an arcade leading to the clois
otT with the best grace in the world. Thcjter of the cemetery. The interview ol
wife of the tailor urged her husband to j the lovers was long and tender. They
assume a harsher tone. lie replied that exchanged vows oi eternal lidelity, and
he could not find it in his heart to speak
roughly to so charming a young gentle-
un'uHliirercnt observer the appearance of a on them for lien- channel of lucrative , ,,J
mere daub. Wo would give extracts Irom , prise, u. is io e ..opeu ....um.o.iiv .;
hi. work, illustrative of this passion in him, good will and understanding ill Pow
were it not that it would be taking a liberty jbcnoficial to both. i no cm, I,!,,,,,
with our good town's people, which we chief f.r their attempts to preserve !,, ,,.
should not like to see taken with ourselves. ;cr in their own hands; scll-preservnii,,,,
n.a ui. l.vn ...itirirnt curiosity to see natural to all, however much wo may 1,:
how they look in a book, had better examine 'in our views of securing ,t. Still it ,,;
the work for themselves. Wc a.e aware jevident to every reflecting mnul, that ti
...iL than ho. e.nraffe iu this 'arc grasping a shadow rather than n .
.. .i, .,,...1,. M..a,..,n ni ,,!ir..rin(T oilier people's stance. 1 he more just and equitable I'J
noivruiv ill ni in I I
yet alter two or three days' confinement, j Uol)(rlU si10Wi,,g up their characters, the more inducements for capital
I've no patience with such a want of
spirit," cried the wife; "you have not the
courage to show your teeth ; but I'm go
ing out to get change for this note of a
hundred crowns, before I come home I'll
seek this "charming" youth myself, and
see if he wil! have the power to charm
me. I'll warrant lie won't be able to put
me off with fine looks and fine speeches. "
With these and many more vaunts the
good darne sallied forth. When she re
turned homo, however, she wore quite a
k Well, " said her husband, " how much
have you received from the charming
young man r "
" Lot me alone, " replied the wife ; " I
found him playing on the guitar, and he
looked so handsome, and was so amiable
and genteel, that I had not the heart to
" And the change for the hundred
Mattered themselves with hopes of future
happiness, which they were never to real
ize. After repeated farewells, the prin
cess re-entered the convent, never again
to behold the charming Letorieres. On
the following morning, his corpse was
lound stitf and cold on the pavement of
the cloister !
It would seem that the wounds of the
unfortunate youth had been reopened by
his efforts to uet over the wall; that he
RoniiEiUEs. We have heard of no. less
than six different attempts at house breaking
on two nights lately, four of which were suc
cessful. There is scarcely a dwelling house
in the town but what has been made the ob
ject of attack within a short time past, by
the gang of robbers that infest this place.
One has been caught and sentenced to ban
ishment to the convict island.
We have received u present of a taro of
enormous dimensions, said to have come
had refrained from calling assistance, least , from Tabid, and sent to us by " mine host,"
he should expose the princess, ami that who deals so largely iu the good things of
he had bled to death, without any one to this life. It is a "cnuiue teaior
aid him, or to close his dying eyes.
His Hawaiian Majesty and suite arrived
on the evening of the 1 1 lb inst. from Kauai,
and sailed the next morning in the 1'ualua
Honolulu, Saturday, July 17, IS II.
crown note " said the tailor.
The wife hesitated a moment. " Faith, "
cried she " you'll have to add the amount
to your next bill against him. The poor
young gentleman had such a melancholy
air, that I know not how it was, but I
left the hundred crowns on his mantel
piece in spite of him ! "
The captivating looks and manners of
Letorieres made his way with equal facil
ity in the great world. His high connex
ions entitled him to presentation at court,
but some question arose about the suffi
ciency of his proofs of nobility ; where
upon the king who had seen him walking ! lowed his better judgment to be overper
in the gardens of Versailles, and been ' uiul I.-d him to inilict such a work
charmed with his appearance, put an end ulmn l'U! literary world. lie has also been
to all demurs of etiquette, by making him guilty to a great extent, of one of the worst
a Vicount. j crrois of tiaveiliug book makers, by taking
The same kind ot fascination is said to ' advantage of tiie hospitalities extended to
have attended him through his career, him in the v.irious ports ho visited, to book
He succeeded in various difficult family! Ins friends, no doubt with the firm persua
suitson questions of honor, and privileges'; sion that he was conferring an honor, upon
he had merely to appear in court, to (lis- the subjects of his remarks. . We know not
pose the judges in his favor. lie at length i how it may appear iu other places, but in
became so popular, that on one occasion, i to, a description of a private weddin-r, a
wiiuo i.eui,.carc(i ai mo meairc on re- dissertation on the appearanceoftheno.es
" The Flag Ship," two vols. mo. is the
title of a voyage around the werld, written
by the Kev. F. W. Taylor, chaplain to the
lute (J. S. Fast India Squadron. A more
hilly book, never probably made its appear
ance lroin any press. It is a collection of
ihapsodic sentiment, a dragging forth of pri
vate passages in the life of the author, or his
friends, clothed in an attempt ut language, sion.
which should express ' thoughts that breathe,
and words that burn," that is sickening iu
the extreme. Much of its composition would
do discredit to that genus of writings, known
iu schuol-boy parlance, as compositions, and
we feel sorry that the author, a gentleman
of the kindest feelings, and much beloved by
his friends, should have become so possessed
I with the cucoethes soribendi, as to have al-
Cool. A strapping gieat native entered
one of the stores in town,md a question
arisiii" anion'' the loafers about as to his
weight, it was proposed to weigh him, to set
tle it. Having given his consent, he under
went .the operation with much gravity, then
turning to the weigher, he thanked him just
to band over a half dollar lor his condescen-
DKUTINGS 111U.M MY JOLKXaL-Ao. 4.
Al)lKi:s3ED UY I'KIKK GOABOl'T TO HIS COCbIN
JOB STAY ATHOiVl IS.
covering from a wound received in a duel.
of certain children he saw, personal descrip-
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been in more perfect good taste and l.iqh j ; " -r n,o .
breeding, than his conduct on this occV I w ucl!' ? my t,lc suad yJculu
the audience applaused him on his en
lemen, with speeches put into their mouths,
sion. When he heard the applause he f bk' ,!We1Ver Wpriute they may have
rose in Ins box, stepped forward, and sur-l 1 "L,'as1""' w,,cu ,ut7
vcyed both sides of the house as if he j wero uttcrcd are 8rosa violations of cour
could not believe that it was himself theviusy an(J the sanctity of the domestic circle.
were treating like u favorite actor, or a
prince of the blood.
His success with the fair sex may easi
ly be presumed ; but he had too much
We should shun such a man as a scandal
monger of the worst nature, or expect at ev"
cry casual observation, to see a note-book
make its appearance, and soon after a report
honor and sensibility to render his inter- in full given to tho world, that we "after
rourse with them a series of cold gallant- having given one of our characteristic nods,"
lies and heartless triumphs. 'In the course actually said "yes" in response to some
of his attendance upon court, w here ho profound query of his. The characters of
held a post of honor about the king, ho individuals with whom he could have formed
fell deeply in love with the beautiful Pi in-! but a very slight acquaintance are deult with
ress Julia, of Savoy Carignau. She was in a manner equally as repulsive to good
young, tender, and simple-hearted, atid taste and charity of sentiment. We know
returned hi3 love with equal fervor. Her;I10t who are most to be pitied, tho.e he
family took the alarm ot this attachment, es r tho.se ho condemns; in either cn-e
nd procured an order that she should in- IC ,)rusll j, laid oll s0 t!jic. to J
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iii iiuuiirn in 1 m m.iri' r ' s 'i iin 1 1... r
and manners, to the gaze ot a scanaai-iov- ; - ;
: . , . ..... u ..'!. locc ronrf.l.P-i!lp !'' resident, hecome in proervmg ,ma
..i ii ..I uk,i ,1 in tun llate a government which secures tot!
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cidal policy on their part to attempt in :!
way to undermine it. Moreover it is f
to suppose that the natives without fnii
capital and example, will be induced to i
ply themselves tb the devclopeinent of d
natural resources of their soil, to any furtl,
extent than is sufficient for them to
their daily support. Hence be the result
the chic's personally what it may, the ti
welfare of tho nation demands Unit tU
should adopt such a course as shall tlic sm
est tend to draw out all its available iml
try. This subject presses itself with cqi
101 cc upon im- moiausi, lor inaiiKiiid ft 1
virtuous must first be industrious, athop;,
history of the world fullv demons! rates.
However as 1 plead guilty to no iiitentii
of boring you with a dissertation 011 tho j,
litical economy of this nntion, 1 will digrn
no .'urth(?r, but tell you about what inter -i
us more permanently. It has been tho n
torn of tho proprietors of the pkuihiti u
here to bargain with the government l'urti
serv ices of a certain number of families, 1'
whom they pay all taxes, and who in letir
are called upon for no other work than wl:
is essential to their business as day liilmrn
It is altogether voluntary on the part of t;
families whether they will go or not, hut t!
inducement of regular wages, good limn
and plenty of food when compared with tin
usual mode of living, is one that few roi-
Their wages arc a real, (I'iJ cents) w
their food, per day, and they work live ck;
in the week. Saturday is the general in;:i
kct day and holiday, when all turn out tir
frolic, trade, or spend the day in 'din:
cum dignitate!' The most industrious w;
avail themselves of this time, to tni'1 i
their wages. The amount ol' specie iu ci:c
lation being altogether too small to meet n
wants of u largo plantation, a capital ol'
oral thousand dollars was obliged to be it
vested iu a store, to contain a jjood mm'
ment of goVds, with which the paper inn
paid to the workiuen was redeemed. U
money had not long been in circulation. I"
fore some sharp witted fellows simony thti:
made a counterfeit so strikingly like the 01
ginal, imitating the signatures with scrupi
ious exactness, that it was some time In I"
the fraud was detected. Kut savuge-li-1
they seemed to take more pleasure in tin 1'
ceptiou, than iu any gain accruing fri" '
for to make a hatjiiwnln ( I CJ t r.t. it vvmi
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take them much longer than to have curm
it by labor in the fields.
surveillance of a gang of these wo'
men is no sinecure. Some are honest!
lows and work with a will, but with man
the object is to work as little and )lay
much as they can. It is really nmn.-in?
a disinterested individual to watch the
that they will make to deceive their ciiiplo)
ers,' and as to cornering them in a story,
is impossible. Vou may chase them If
one lie to another, but you cannot ro'1'
them. If the overseer leave for a iwiu11'
down they squat, out come the pips,
the longest winded fellow commences
a yarn, a sort of improvisation, that keep'1
others upon the broad grin. Their hm",,r
indescribable, and to ears oolite, rather u
gar. Nothing escapes their attention;
will mkiiothe huoht (foreigner) nndthm
soon M he comes in sinht. seize their ,!
and commence luboring with an sii!u"
As tho agricultural enterprises at Koloa
are as yet the most extensive of any on these
islands, 1 shall tax your patience somewhat
more, vv bile. 1 enter still lurther into the de
tails of the business. Commercial prosper
ity and an agricultural export are insept ra
bly connected, as they relate to the luture
civ ilialion and w ealth of this gioup. They
are mutually dependent, and both require
fostering care', and untiring industry to nur
ture them to manhood. The jealousy of the
gov ernment has heretofore-operated uulavoi
ably towards the success of the latter, ori
ginating in the deep-rooted prejudice they
have acquired, that by alienating their lands,
they lose their sovereignty over them a pre
judice w hicn it would be as hopeless to un
dertake wholly to tiatlicate from the present
generation, as to change the color of their
skins. From this and the fact that they fear
that by a too iapid increase of numbers and
wealth among the foreigners, tho govern
ment would eventually pass from their hands,
have originated their exclusive policy, or ra
their system of high rents for a limited peri
od, with tho improvements at the expiration
of tho lease to revert to the government; a
system which certainly is admirably calcu
lated to answer its purpose, by discour
aging foreign enterprise and permanent in
vestments d capital. Notwithstanding all
these obstacles, numbers havo embarked in
these enterprises, and with a success which
yearly is inducing others to movv their ex
ample. The governments havo in many
points gradually relaxed their policy, and us
it iH yearly becoming more evident to them
wiiii inev urc more dependant lor their pros
perity, and lor the luxuries and comforts of
life, upon foreigncis, than the latter arc up-