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!),i!iii - description, ami perhaps all till:
ivl .-train a muscle. Willi them a joke
j !(.; they love it as well i.t their own
use as ut another's; hut lei him look out
Lrt3tln! whole laugh tin IK d upon himself.
i are peilect adepts in blackguardism,
would stand professors to the dcnrcn of
files' themselves. In many points they
like the genuine man-oi'-wai '.s man thev
and siag while they have enough to
careless of tin; iii.itiow ; spending all
raise upon their friends. Tims, man'
Jllow who earns from $ K) to ..30 per an-
V and y t can scarce boast a shirt to Ins
k; hi- friends and relatives having coz-
d all his wages from him. When the
itations wore first started, it was ctideav
1 to keep the 'workmen clothed, hut it
teJ vain labor. A Hawaiian will work
he suit that nature gave him, which being
:rr color, is perhaps utter all the best
ted for that purpose, atid does not wear
in washing. As to clothes, they are on-
r special occasi mis, kept tor Sundays or
jctid. 1 have Known a cast oil' pair of
' U serve the turn of half a dozen families,
lie years since, when calico' was a more
ialde aiticle than at pusent, two young
jlsels who had become the fortunate pos
ticus of a frock each, were displaying their
; J acquit ements w ith mneh sell-compla-:?xy
to their envious and less 'fortunate sis
lt when a shower came up. Otf wentthe
intents, whi:;h were roiled up and put mi
'.the arms, and oil' started the. fair ou s in
J their pristine beauty, on a race for shel-
3y many it is thought that the inarm lac
ing ot sugar cautiot prove' a profitable
sin ess. These i -iauds possess many ad
.tages over other countries where it is an
ortant staple the soil seems pecuhaily
ijpted for that purposes. In the Hast ln
) labor is cheaper, but in the West Indies
J i, Louisiana, it is much higher, as can
iily be shown, by comparing the e.xpen
li?es of two plantations. Slave labor is
much dearer than free labor; the inter
1 of the money alone which a slave costs
:ng sullicicnt to hire a workman here,
hbut the additional expense of lamily, risk
death, etc. In addition to this is an ex
"ive steam engine, with a salaried engi
.f, attorney, and physician, are all neces-
on an extensive slave plantation, hut m
jired for one conducted in the usual man
t these islands Freedom from taxa
lis also an important item. The soil has
Joforo yielded as well as that of 'other
itries; in many instances better. In no
fof the world can workmen be fed and
)ed cheaper than here a thatched dvvel
sullicient for, a lamily costing only live
Jis. The expense of ploughing and
ling the cane per ac re, is as I was in
:cd by one who has had much experience
ibis matter, not over live dollars. Hut
Business has not as yet been prosecuted
j extent sufficient to w arrant any extrn-
Jcomparison, but so far as one can judge
past results, the chances of its success
- ts great here 'as in most other sugar
" Jhies, and the business is probably as
an investment as any others yet tried in
tin; POL V N E S IAN.
equal extent, taking into consideration thejspair and dark' wishes for his persceuter,
amount ol means cmplojed. Many, par- sort of throws his hand at him, as if wish-
I iroi In il i .. i.. . . I. '
..uta.n Mongers, upon i,,t arriving nCmghe m.oht never see it again, which
our good town fliadi with horror from the j the other prnsps as if it were a pri.c in a
unceasing crasp of friend or acquaint- lottery, and either squeezes with polite
nncc. and inwardly resolve not'to make a hhic "froicl. or rlutrl.es with thn'rMnsn nt
imuhgle of their hands; a determination
;w.ucli melts away as rapidly as the snow
; before tiie sun, in the face of the example
j before them, and they are soon to be seen
las furious practitioners as the most expe
rienced. The amount of valuable time
;thus shaken away is incalculable ; without
.taking into account the waste of physical
Uoice, which is of itself a total loss to the
jcoinimmity. A saving between the two
might be made, sullieient to erect a good
club-house, which would prove to our
friends a welcome far more to the pur
pose, than this system of manipulation, a
species of thumb torture, which one can
jemlurc with some degree of stoicism from
his Iriends. but w hen made a machine for
aii to pi act ice their soueezinir tuonensi-
jt.es upon, becomes quite h.olerable. lipOXl? QI HONOLULU.
lid lllll llll'.'lll 1l frill, I. nil. ,-.,. .1... I v vm mm mMt w a
m - -.. i. i VUVH1II1I III ItllU, llliS
;i vice, maliciously innuiriiiL'. perhans for
the sixth time that day, after his health,
and not waiting to receive his answer,
darts oil again in pursuit of some equally
This interesting and important subject
could be indefinitely extended, but I leave
it for the farther action of your readers,
with a final appeal to shake oil' this and
all other bad habits, or paradoxically, if
they would shake cs, they must shake
m'f. 44 No Shakes."
shaking recognition, but merely refer to
its abuses. A hearty shake with one's
long absent friend, may be accounted next !
in pleasure to the more gentle salute from
the lauer hall ol creation, I would even
extend this to short periods of absence,
(provided it results in muli::d plcasntc.
jlJut of ail places where 1 have been, I
jhavc seen it in no other carried to such a
! ridiculous extent as in I his. Indeed al
; sight of eacii oilier here,' even when
pilar oil', the good people seem to be al
ifeelcd with a nervous iu:hiu::of the slioul-
ders, a kind of St. Vitus' dance, which i
soon extends itself thiough the whole arm.
which gesticulates until it lias acquired a
Aiitii v u.
July II. Haw. fecii. 1'aalua, Kauai.
July llJ. Haw. fc'ch. l'aalua.T abaina.
i Id. liaw. ich. Hawaii, Hilo.
S2 B R O H AN D I Z 30
Received from Valparaiso per
Don QrixoTK, for sale bv
IIEXRY PATY & CO.
Cases White Sheetings,
V i c v V V s c vu c u t s .
iiave fjr .Sale
JJrown Linen, buper W ebb nraces. Su
per iatiia iiuouer luaees (jotton iiandan-
l.arye Cotton rlair llukls. lui-
itatl hi I'tJiigee iidkls Ciloit.d Cotton Half
JioM. Wiiile Cotton liaif Jlo&t;. lnuia
liou Liu en C'a:niric llukls. buper i.int.n
cerium angle, satisfactory Ut its owner, ! Uauisnio Udk.s. i.ar-e Choppas. W hite
wuo then makes a dead rush, lookinir more
as if he intended to knock his friend
down, or .spear him through, than to be
stow upon him additional evidence of his
good will. The various kinds of shake,
are in themselves a study which would re
quire much time and attention wholly to
fathom. We shall notice a few only of
the most prominent, commencing with
the pump-handle" shake, a kind of cold
water grasp, vigorous in itself, and stimu
lating to the whole system. . This is the
heartiest and truest of all, and certainly
the most excusable, though in its applica
tion it is apt to make one exclaim in ag
ony of spirit. " Have me from my friends."
I Then we have the pendulum " shake,
j regular but rapid, indicating good-fe!low-;slnp,
and a Jack Easy sort of manner.
When the former comes in contact with
I this, the struggle is intensely interesting,
! though brief; every nerve is strained to
I t .
start the others hand, eaeli unconscious
and JJrown Linen Thread. Kussia fehect
ing. havens Luck. White Linen Lriils.
i-reach Linen. Mourning Law us. Black
IJombazine. Colored liombazine. Russia
Diaper. Check Muslin. Jaconet Muslin.
Check Cambric, fctripo Cambric. White
Cambric. Super White Linen. Birds Lye
Daper. Linen Damask. Printed Linen
Drills. . Stripe Linen Drills. Assorted Sew
ing Silk. Stay Lacings, pearl Shirt But
tons. White Suspender Buttons. Pea
Jacket Buttons. Figured Vest Buttons.
Figured Coat Buttons. Black Silk Cravats.
Patent Pins. Crash. Moils, do Lame.
Vcstuigs. Pantaloon Check. Summer Cloth.
Plaid Ciape de Lyons. Fine Lrniiiiet.
Brt.autloth, Black. Satin Stiipe Chaily.
Ladies' Cloves. Ladies Scaib. Pressed
Ciapes. Swiss Figured Muslin, French
Muslins. Saleiatus. Dried Apples. Sar
dines. .Nutmegs. Alispice. Claret Wine.
Champagne Wine. ;.aiieira Wine. Malm
sey Wine, extra. Sicily .Madeira Wine.
Old Port Wine. Sheiry Wine. Window
Class. Paste Blacking. " Pipes. Hall'
i . ... ... .iui.mi ii;ais. je.H a nuiilMJ I lais.
joi me cause oi me negative influence, and Kaisins. Saiud Oil. Cassia. Soap. Cham,
to prove their cordiality straining ami tug- pagne Cider. D. B. Stout. Ale. iNiub.
;ging away as if for dear life. Cold water Oaiter Boots. Cenllemen's Calf Boots,
''usually connucis in this strife. ' l CamlJetccns. Farina Cologne. Fine Ivo-
. . . I .... 1 . I . !V . ,1. II. ,
Aext may be seen the insinuatiii"" I r . ' 11 imisl" s an as.soinni nt
shakethe bund thrown forward, arm V-i "Z?' f"?
i ,, ii - j , Ivitt Suppeis. J.adies Broue Sinners,
bent, and body inehueil to an angle of st ( (!rul:sll T slli.lt . V.
In Editor. My attention has fre-
illy been called to a subject, the evils
Inch threaten to increase to such a
e as to shake every individual in
community. Indeed a read v dos if
il to such an extent, that no person,
ver humble or retiring, can hope to
K lro:n its grasp ; consccpienlly, it.
Jnves every one who has any regard
)h personal rights, to lake the matter
y in hand, and make a stand which
it once preserve both an equilibrium
'"id and body. I refer to tire shak-
f hands ; a matter of no trreat shakes
lt', though I know of no othei' rae-
which agitates this community to an
Go0. One solid squeeze, an expressive
smile, three gentle shakes, and the deed
is accomplished. This is the most polite
The " resignation " or passive shake
can be compared only to the appearance
of a martyr at the stake, or to a green
voyager between the paroxysms of sea
sickness. This is a dernier'resort, after
the victim has exhausted all his artifices ;
has crossed die street twice, turned a cor
ner, fumbled his hands in his pockets,
grasped a paper, knife, an)' thing by which
his hands could plead a rior engagement,
looked at the heavens till he is almost
blinded, or studied the structure of the
earth beneath him, until he is more than
half suffocated w ith dust, in short done
every thing, to evade the relentless pur
. i i i 1 1 . i .
suer, wuo nas ueen coming up an ue
while, like a ship with a free wind, lower
studdinsail booms out ; he heaves too at
the hail, and with a look of mingled de-
Cross Bar folk Is.
Satins, assorted colors.
Fancy Silk Hdkfo.
Cotton Hose and Half Hose,
Silk Umbrellas and Parasols,
Shoes and Slippers.
CO Bales Brown Cottons.
I " Broadcloths.
ci " Carpeting.
1 " Counterpanes.
1 " Foolscap Paper.
20 Bolts Canvass.
)0 Cross Side Combs.
. 1 Musical Clock,
1 Music Box.
11 Jars India.
10 Bids Madeira Wine.
1 Pbls Old Shen v Wine.
50 Boxes White Wine.
o0 Baskets Champagne.
50 lbs. Sewing Silk!
Gold Watches and Rings.
Ladies' Riding Caps.
Silk Braid. Diaper.
Silk Cravats. Thread.
Lamp Wicks. Fancy Bindings.
Nautical Almanacs, for 1842 and 1843,
Razor Straps. Shaving Soap.
10,000 lbs. Bread.
Sheathing Copper, &c.
Honolulu, July 12, 1811.
Sheaves and Pins.
Brass Draw Locks.
oacco. I'liio Cut tobacco. Long Twist
Patent Match Boxes and Wax Tapers.
A select assortment of Cut ami Pressed
Glass Ware, consisting of Decanters, Wine
(Basses, Cake iJishes, Lamps, Tumblers,
Door Knobs? Salts, etc. '
Also a good assortment of Hard Ware,.
Honolulu, May 27, 1SJ1. epff.
2 Boxes Loaf Sugar,
5 Bakets Olive Oil,
2 Boxes assorted Spices,
Lot Willow Baskets,
by B. PITMAN it SON.
May 22, 1841. tf.
. Back Numbers of the POLYNESIAN,
for tale at this Office. tf.
Store to Ii e t ,
l A Building suitable for a
ffeijj;fBetail Store, with all the ne
vs&Z? cessary fixtures, and well sit
uated for trade, will be Leuscrl on rea
sonable terms if applied for immediately,
Please inquire of
HENRY PATY &, CO.
July 13th, 1841.
J&f The premises in Honolulu now
owned and occupied by Cant
sJliiL John Dominis.
pied by Capt
property is centrally and pleasantly situa
ted has an entrance from two 'different
streets a small garden, under good cul
tivation good buildings, &c., and 90
years' unexpired lease of the land. Will
be sold at a low price, and on a long
credit if applied for soon.
For further particulars apply to
PEIBCi; & BREWER.
Dec. 23, 1310. ..