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Kb all the approaches to Canton were car- j but decisive steps and severe measures will j
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It . ntniti Jiilafitlklfi A . . A I I I
m, wiui iin..inicii Hssau-:inuuce them to come to terms. Fear will
.drive them to negotiate, but only to deceive,
ana ineir late altack is the fullest proof of a
mst treacherous disposition. The war on
the part of the English has thus far been
conducted in the most humane manner pos
sible. Indeed it may reasonably be conjec
tured that if it had been prosecuted with the
greatest vigor from the first, nnd a decided
impressjon made upon the empire, its result
would have been more to the advantage of
both parties. The Emperor is surrounded
itli counsellors who advise him to the
harshest measures It is impossible to fore
tell the result of the struggle, but be it what
it may, there is little probability of the trade
being renewed until victory has crowned the
lis, tnougii mi-ymin;se uKitnaeu mem with
iniicss By these successes Canton was
kefl turner me guns ui mo squauron. Un
e 20th a suspension of hostilities was
reed upon, and the trade opened, though
the risk of the parties. In the lale ac-
U i'OOO Chinese were killed, while the
Jnglish lost but one man though several
We killed by accidents. Macao Roads
fere inlested with pirate boats to such un
jtent that it was dangerous to leave the
.re niter night-fall. Several individuals.
eluding two officers of the Blenheim were
j dered, while passing to their ship. . Af-
je opening of the. trade on the 20th of
arch, the foreign merchants, repaired to
titon, and the shipping at the Rogue pro-
ledeil to W.hampoR. Business soon be
be brisk, and numbers of sliir.4 In ft it itl
cargoes often, for America and Europe
tough it was presumed that the biiddI'
Ju.'d fill below the annual demand. Grei'i
lautities of foreign merchandise remainc
tore at Canton, the Chinese refusing t
rchase, and demanding specie for thi i
Captain Elliot repaired in Car.ton m
l oth of April, and took up his resident.
the Hiitisli Hall, where he remained in
the 17th. On the 26th 'of Feb the En.
Vor in a proclamation disclaimed the ce-
)n of Hongkong, disgraced Krshen ' and
Jlered him to be led in chains to the enpi-
, where it was said, he with all his family
re to be executed, npd their property cou
nted, on account of his pacific measures,
rl disposition to treat with the foreigners
The trade continued open until the L2 ' st
May, when it being evident that the Chi
Be planned nn attach upon the English, the
rchants left the factories and embarked on
ird the Sen Aurora. Messrs. Coolidgc
d Miller, U. S. merchants were captured
rl taken into the city, and a boat and crew
lie lihip Morrison was missing. Between
md 10 P. M. those on board of the Auro
observed some fire rafts coming down the
er in full blaze, and. the Chinese commen
1 firing from their batteries on all sides; the
n steamer Nemesis was throwing in shells,
:krts, and round shot, and the Modestc
d Algerine firing broadsides The Pyla
i soon arrived, and the action became gen
ii. The Chinese had some heavy guns at
rk, and kept up their fire with spirit and
fci ion. . The Modestes rigging w as cut
! pieces, and three of her crew Wounded,
e suburbs were nearly in ruins, nnd were
on fire in many places The Tartar
ops were seen plundering nnd destroying
) foreign factory. On Saturday the tf.'d,
Chinese re-commenced the fire. And n
ftbrts of one or the other of the contending
A large ship with royals, nnd upper and
'ower studding-sails et was observed about
lusk on Saturday evening last standing down
wards the har'wr. It was supposed she
utd come to anchor, but the next morning
thing was seen of her. Probably a ship
om the coast bound to China.
Patent Pins. Crash. Mous. tie Laine.
Vtstings. Pantaloon Check. Summer Cloth.
Plaid Ciapc de Lyons. Fine Eiminet.
Rrradcloth, Black. Satin Stripe Clmliy
Ladies' Gloves. Ladies Scarls. Pressed
Crapes. Swiss Figured Muslin. French
Mucins, bultiatus. Dried Apples Sur
dities. Nutmegs. Allspice. Claret Wino
Champagne' inc. i udena inc Ma. in.
sey Wine, extia. Sicily -Madeira Wine.
Old Port Wine. Sheiry W ine. Window
Glass. Paste Bhickinir. Pines. Hall
Spanish Cigars. Jkst Spanish Cigars.
Uaisius. Suiud Oil. Cassia. Soap. Cham,
pagne Cider. D. R. btout. Ale. IS ails
(j utter Boots. Gentlemen's Calf Roi.ts.
CambU'tecns. Farina Cologne. Fine Ivo
ry Combs. Tooth Brushes An assortment
of Stationery. Ladies' Kid Shots, ladies'
Kid Slippeis. Ladies' Bronze Slippers.
Best Cavendish Tobacco. Short Twist 'I o
bacco. Fine Cut Tobacco. Long Twist
Patent Match Boxes and Wax Tapers.
A select assortment of Cut and Pressed
Glass Ware, consisting of Decanters, Wine
Glasses, Cake Dishes, Lamps, Tumblers,
Door Knobs, Salts, etc.
Also a good assoitmeut of Hard Ware.
Honolulu, May 27, 1841. cptf.
T. A Building si
s??mT& Retail Store, wit
Vhtysts ccssary fixtures,
Store to Let.
A Building suitable for a
ith all the ne-
niid well sit
uated for trade, will le Leaded on rea
sonable terms if applied for immediately.
Please inquire ot
II EN It Y PATY & CO.
July 13th, 1641.
The European dates -are up to Feb 4th;
lose from the United States to the 8th of
Her Brittanic Majesty opened Parliament
m iIip 26th of January. A pence has been
arranged between France and Buenos Avres.
The convention stipulates ' I. The recog
nition of the indemnities due to French citi
zens. 2 The raising of the blockade and
the evacuation of the island of Martin Gar
cia X An amnesty in favour of the pio
seribed citizens of the Argentine Republic.
1. The confirmation of the absolute inde
pendence of the Eastern Republic of Uru
guay 5. The treatment of the natives of
France in Ruenos Ayres on the footing of
the mot favoured nations.".
D m Francis, the tyrant of Paraguay was
dead. Rank Shares of the U. S Rank had
fallen 12 per ct. The packet ship Garrick
was lost. A bill to repeal the Sub Treasury
Act had been brought into Congress.
The Subscribers respect.ully give not ice
that they have formed a Copartnership un
der the firm of
MARSHALL & JOHNSON,
for the purpose of transacting u general .Mer
cantile busim ss at this place. And they
also offer their services as Auctioneers.
Honolulu, May L'J, 1841.
J. F. B. MARSHALL.
1 KA.NCiS JOIJISSO.V.
: 1 :
Received from Valparaiso per
Djn Quixotk, for rale by
MKXUY PATV & CO.
5 Cases Wiiile Sheetings.
PORT OF HONOLULU.
Jul L2G. Br Rrig Clementine, Rhodes,
SAILED. . ,
27. Haw. Sch. Hawaii, Ililo. -
5000 Feet Am. Pine Roards.
I00J V California Fine Timber.
5Q0 J Cakes California Soap.
iJOJO Pounds Tahiti Sugar.
4330 Damaged I i ides and Pieces.
25 Reams Wrapping Paper.
For Sale by
IIEMIV PATV & CO.
June ICth, 1841.
Ji was brought to bear upon the Aurora. 1 . 1 Vlement.ne hnngs the account of the
M m w,.it A-.r.tA i. -ul ii- i.- ,ossu ''e ocnooner Hnna aw, which
so well directed hat she was obliged to went ashore mving l() deficiency bf ' 6
nuve. Capt. Herbert in the PSemesisde- ck!e, at awiliwili, on the Ivast side of
nyed 4 junks. On Saturday evening all Kauai, in a blow last week. She is a total
j quiei, anu me isienheim and the rest of loss,. ana was one ot the hest vessels owned
L I .... . .. - 'I l. C'L W. I
squauron were wimiii'six miles of Can- a,,,",,e' xuv "vis- ocu. imuu nis i goi
The Alligator was attacked ,y fire" gru"d. but vua hauled, off and repaired.
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Is ana uaa a narrow escape. The at-
k of the Chinese was well concerted and
i iljwll.. . .1 rni .
j-iicuiy u.t:cuieo. i uese iasi items are
in an Extra of the Canton Register of the
' May. Rut before the Peabedy sailed
s arrived that an attack had hr en made
'he Chinese upon Sir II. Gouh. who de
( troops in and about Canton fir the de
A A c r i V s e w c 1 s .
MARSHALL & JOHNSON
Have for Sale
. Rrown T.innn. Snnir Vlih Ttrnroa Cn.
' rn with a loss of 10,000 men. Tho Per n(ilii Rubber Rraces Cotton Raudan
land forces amounted only to 300 . Pa ' ,dl;J'9 1 uftreJ19,U' S- Im
,nin 'n,i .Kn.. r.a.,t.: L iinti'mFongeeHdkfs Colored Cotton Hall
Nose. White Coit n Half Hose.
The premises in Honolulu now
owned and occupied bv Cant.
John Dominis. This desirable
property is centrally and pleasantly situa
ted has an entrance- from two different
streets a small garden, under yood cul
uvauon good buildings, &c, and 90
years' unexpired lease of the land. Will
be sold at alow price, and on along
credit if applied for soon.
For further particulars apply to
PK1RCE & RUEWER.
Dec. 23, J840. tf
2 Roxes Loaf Sugar,
5 Raskets Olivo Oil,
2 Roxes assorted Spices,
Lot Willow Raskets,
by R. PITMAN it SON.
May 22, 1841. tf.
ngee lldkfs Olored Cotton Half
ti'u:. rv.i. ii..ir ii
... .A 4 , . . A , line vimi in hum iiusp. imua-i
' ot me city amounted to 10,000, and ti,
1 iiivn iiiiMiiivio i,iii iiigurr. uumiriQ noKis. j arge inoppas. ivmto
vu inc i caouay ieit it was pre siimrd that ami urown i-inen inread. Russia Sheet
"t n won in Un ldo.ci.,n nCtU l.'n.riick iiii?. Ravens Duck White Linen Drills
all the preparations for an attack had ErTh 1 incn Mourning Lawiw Rlack
r, ,lla,u i .1 i . . i . i ununzuie. voiorra jiomnazine. jvussia
f' made, and the he.ghts in Iho.rear of . Check MuHn."' Jacnnt-t Muslin
I Ciy WPrf .in Ihn niosniiiiAn i.f IIki K ni. r 't i. f i -. t tin .
i . ... inecK amoric, stripe uamnric. vvnite
I Messrs. Coolidge St Miller were recap- Cambric. Super White l.inen. Rirds Ky
f'd by a party of sailors, led in oris n bv Dnper. Linen Damask Print d Linen
It... " 1 'II
I'll" a .. .. .. Fkrillu Clri rA I innn
iiHoi. au tnc edicts ojthe hirceror f1"'" "'Lr OBr"'. " ujnuing, c;m De had at thp
he the greatest hostility, and a .iter, inff S.Ik Stay I ac.n2s. Pearl Shirt Rut-' ( e of MARSHALL & TOHNT
at on tn rA-i-ii k-. I m'u Inna. . hitn Suspender Buttrns. Pea . 5 JUfir-
'i n to resist to the utmost. 'I heir con , r...... r-:j v Sl)N. Pr
Iron Rollers, and all things ap-
pcriuinmgio a nrst rate 31 ill.
For Sale cheap by
PEIRCE &, RREWER.
April 9, 1841.
Volume I, of the Pol V n P S 5 n n in
neat binding, c;m be had at the
H, 'n to resist to the utmost. I heir con i r h j t i)V PriA Cfi
:th. ltl ' A i . Jieket Puttna. figured Vest Puttons. U. mce fco.
now sufficiently shown that nothing Figured Coat Buttons: Black Silk Cravati.
Pa tins, assorted colors.
Fancy Silk Hdkfs.
Cotton Hose and Half Hose.
Silk Umbrellas and Parasols.
Tow els. '
Shoes and Slippers.
30 Bales Brown Cottons.
3 " -Broadcloths.
1 " Counterpanes.
1 " Foolscap Paper.
20 Bolts Canvass.
40 M. Cigars,
30 Gross Side Combs.
I Musical Clock,
1 Music Rox.
14 Jars Italia.
10 Rbls Madeira Wine.
4 Rbls Old Sherry Wine.
5o Boxes White Wine.
30 Raskets Champagne.
50 lbs. Sewing Silk.
Gold Watches and Rings.
Ladies' Riding Caps.
Silk Braid. Diaper.
Silk Cravats. Thread.
Lamp Wicks. Fancy Rindings.
Nautical Almanacs, for 1842 and 1843.
Razor Straps. Shaving Soap.
Sheaves and Pins.
Brass Draw Locks.
10,000 lbs. Rread.
Sheathing Copper, dec,
Honolulu, July 12, 1841.
BAKERS FROM CAJVTOJV.
Good people all walk in and buy,
Of Sam fe Mow, good cake and pie :
Rread bard or soft, for land or sea,
' Celestial" made; come buy of we.
June 15. tf.
Back Numbers of the POLYNESIAN,
for sale at this Office. ti.