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J - K'IUiXESDJrrEXIfti. AUGUST 4, UU.
Tb put week ha bees fully a boy on M lit two or
- Ctttt pciCriKng. aad trade b decidedly food lor the tuoa a
Iwww tbrr la ao packet doe from California fir aora weeks,
ana ao Tcaacls expected at present from the Eaat, we ma aafeiy
. - look Jbr a Oaa tooth at inraC
Bale ooodaoa to bo aod ! arrive" by veaaels frora Boated,
O-noanr and Eoaiand a atyle of trading which aeetno U be
dcMed'y In favor oar merchant and samples of tbe aru
efca eaapoaing a carp ar nasally received her frota two to
raw ntmthm ia aranea of the ship ; bat aa tbe terra of aalea.
aad to awt instaaer the aafca tbemaeKea, are private, it U oat
at ocr power to preaeat reporta of tach tranaaetjgja-
The arrival of three (hakohlia (one at Lahaina) from the
Worth, several week eariier than the average w a number of
years paat, aaa excited aooe eoaimect,abd the favorable rei-ona
fraeft the- Ueet, far aa they go, will bar a beneficial effect upoo
trade, and VaA bnip"a-nxn to anticipate a briak and profita-
" t'j U trade.
Tbe cHppar ihlp rtyixj Eagle has taken on board the 600
too at enano from JarrU IiUnd, which waa atoreJ here.
aow awalta the arrirai of other pareela from the aame quarter
by the JMn ilarnkmil and Jcitpkin.
A bm amount of good are being- twwanled froea Honolola
la the purU tf entry of tie other iaUnda, la anticipaliuo of the
comiog risUaUcxi of the whiHDfC fleet.
PKOTISI0X3 Large pan! of Hawaiian beef, and also of
, Americas beef and pork, hare been shipped to the Ct to
aseet the high prices occasioned by tbe discorery of the new
gold saioes. There are no large Iota of provisions now on hand,
- aad tbe packing- of Hawaiian beef will, no doubt, prove remo
Derail re In the fan.
UCGAR So movement whatever ; tbe stock on hand la quite
trifling, aad so ecenoct of the d refine la prices at tbe Coast, it
H difficult to lre qautatlms-
, - BJCX Wc hear of a sale of 130,000 tt" to arrive" per i'or
r cm, from Liverpool, at 4Jc a lb; this ), with the present
Vtck oa hand, wfll be fully eighteen month' supply these
U land a, as the consumption is constantly diminish tc;.
LCMBE& The Jobbing trade cootimM brisk, and frien of
some descripioas hare advanced somewhat, lo view of tbe
Ugh prices reported as ruling at Puet Sand, on accouM of the
3d4ea aad large dVjaaad tnr the new mines, it would nut 1-9
ar-ptiaica; if there sbnald be a abort supply here bGwe hmg,
' t-1 a material adraeee In price.
riKIWOOD The wharves are loaded with wood in all direc
dona, aed tbe demand is bat slight at nominal j.riwa.
EXCHANGE On the East cnotinnes, as It has fr som time
lst, qoite scarce and In demand. On San Franrbco offers freely,
f: is probable that no Eastern xcW; will be t !?rrd t:U wha-J-ra
biUs are placet In the market. The rublihmot "f the
Vrupusel Bank win pmbaMy famish t xchangre f.ciiiu to oar
rxretant, after kJ arrangements are perfected.
SJir mjycisco markets.
from the earrespnodenca f one of our nKrchants, we are pr
olttedtotakethefnowin?extr, whieh rr p rt tbe mi.rket
t days later than oar last we-'.s omniry :
Sae Faaslro. Ja!y 15. 1S5S.
-"So. 1 China sujrar.in small lots. eooninla N tntns-
Ttoos la Sandwich Island havr trail-.imi we doukt if over
It cans coold be realrsed Ux brtx. tuailty of that eradr.
cra erubed swrsr sold at auction yesunlay at Hie ; do eofiVe
rroshed. at $10 i ft $11 2TT.
"Twenty bria 3- I. atoUsses sold. 13th int., at 30c mllon.
"Three hnadred ami tea hags if. 1. coffee, in Java bags, sold
. a few days since at life
" SoperfiRe domestic Soar is JJitnr at $13 ; extra do at 14;
G iilero and Haxall inspected, at U ZO. -
" We quote mess pork at $37 ; prime At $30 ft Z2 50 ; mes
" Lut afenBRta firm tlie Xlh ar rather ilOfurerirs. We
flrw a Mmaulmhle Cnllinr OT In th fin : oi n fnum hen?. '
From LaBAiaa per Maria, Aoj 1 Mr Whiteside, aad 10 oa
deck. ,- ' - - ; ' - - - ' t
From KawaiBAB per Mannokawaj, July 31 A T Cart
wright, sq John Akloa and family, 2 Chinese, a&d 10 ca
Tor Laursa per Kamoi, Jaly 80 S Hoffineyer, Bailey,
and 0 on deck. '
Fna KiiHit per Mary, Aug t A S Cwke and wiiia, XT:
A Coop-r. II bownton, 0 oo deck. -
For KaarLtn per Moikeiki, Aag ZJ Lock wood, Randall
Smith, 1 Chinaman, and ft on deck. ' -. Y
For lliLO per I aria, A or. 4 Rev Mr Walswortb and wife,
B Pitman aud son, Majur Miller, arid 15 on d-ek.
At nana, Et Maui, July iil, the wife of Rav. W. O. EaLD
wix. of a son
I-i Honolulu, Jaly SI. tbe wife of A. G. Tstbstox. of a son.
At the C. S- Hnapital, July 31, Jamb 5xitr, of Svracnse, X.
T. tate. He had been an Invalid inmate of the Hospital for
five ymrs past.
In ) ia city, Aag. i, an infant child of Wm. C. and Lydia
PLACES OF WORSHIP.
cKAMKX8 BETH FL Rev. 8. C. Parnoa Chaplain King
street, near the Sailm' Ume. Preachins oo undars at
11 A.. M. arxt 7 p. a. teats free, tsabbath School after
the m-wning services.
FORT STREET CHfRCII Corner of Fnrt and BereUnia sts.,
Pulpit fc-wp-irarily occupied by Rev lrriu Andrews.
Preaching on Sundays aj 11a. a. and TJ r. a. Sabbath
Sch-jol unwts at lu a. a.
METHODIST CIlCRCII Xuuarju avenue, corner of Tutul
trwft Ilev. W'm. 3. Turner, Pastor. Prvachine evety
Sunday at 11 a. m. aud 7 j r. a. Stats free, aubjmth !
School merta at 10 a. m.
KINfl'S CHAPEL Ring str-t, ah.we the Palace Rev. E. W.
Clark t'a.tnr. S-rvics, in Hawaiian tr'ery Sunday at
&t A. M. and 3 P. M.
SMITH'S CIIf'RCn n-rotania r!ct, noar Kuuaau stret-
IUtt. Lowell Smith Pat-r. in lijwkaao, cery
t.imlay rt 10 a. a. and Z r. a.
CATHOLIC CHI RCII F.rt street, near Berrtanin- under the
chur$re of Rt. Rev. llihop laipr-t, amted ly Abe
.! .idst-. t-n ic.-a evry Sunday at 10 A. a. and 2 P a.
SPECIAL. fll'SINESS XOT1CE.
Remittances f r the CoWUkbtial AproTisKK mi he sent in
coin by mail to the pul":-her, or through an aetit. Rack num.
trs e-n he supplied U such as wUli them. Copies f.r mailing,
done np iu wrapjer, cat tw had at oar counter.
Tcaas. !is DpIUrs per annnm.
S!nj-'le Cjpie 12J cents each.
Bound volumes, I. and II. for sale per volume.
AC. INT- rOK TBS COaa-JI' IAL ADVESTISEB.
.ViAawio, i". Vini
K airnxne, fl ncuii
A'oae. H tarnri
of the z'oVernment asrenta aboiild be " paid 7 revenue
derived from a public domain, or from the profits of
- - . . e.-a ia
a business earned on ny tbe sute, yet, as it can noia
property and get gin only in trust for the comma
pity, withholding, is equivalent to paying over with
one band and taking back with the other.
' Xo arguments are needed on this great question
of national polity with those who' are at all fa
miliar with the science of government. The thing
is to' bring it before our chiefs, who are the great
j landed proprietors, in such a light as to convince
them of its absolute necessity. Hi is measure,.!!
introduced, can only be done in as mild a form aa
possible, to serve primarily more as an experiment
than as a financial measure. The dread which
the chiefs now hare of it, and which has been
created and fostered by ill-advised councilors,
would in time wear off, when its operation be
. , Inquisitive people. will ask, why fifty thousand
dollars worth of desirable wharf property cannot
be made available in providing ways and. means
fur the government. If it can be sold to advan
tage, however lowly it may be, why not cell it
and increase the value of the adjoining property?
We all know that the favorite policy of at least
one Minister has been, not to sell them, but to
hold fast to them ; and it is broadly hinted on
change that they will serve as a nice mortgage se
curity for some keen East India operators, when
every other mode of raising revenue, has been
tested or defeated, and a huge loan resorted to.
J The truth is, we are far behind the age in our
i eelf-conceited Ministerial policy. We have had
j. the notion held up and folios of arguments brought
i forward and printed to prove that our high liquor
j tariff is contrary to the enlightened sentiment of
; older nations, and ought to be lowered to three
I fifths it rate. But in this year of grace, 1858,
we see a British Minister, Disreali, stand up be
' fre the House of Commons, and before the Eng-
lish nation, eepouse the opposite theory, and
j in his famous speech, presenting the finance
budget, advocate an increase of the Irish liquor
NOTES Of THE WEEK.
A'eao, Kfiii -San
C. 3. BARTOW, Ki.
L. L. TOKBKRT, Ks;.
capt. j. worth.
Cat. J A3. A. LAW. .
m-. II. PARIS, Eq.
Tr. J. W. SMITH.
L. P. FLsIIEK, Esq.
Vry Lktle Knid has yes reached here rmm that quarter '.at of .
hnat $40,000 received, J 25.000 was shipped bv the Hu lon
R -y Company. There seems to n ne iuethn as to heih-r
' e owiet of this Inc ie not Oregon dust, and n4 Fraser's River.
Fifty hrls refined polar oil were o&Vrel this roorninir at auo
and withdrawn, aoce of the dealem beiQ present at the
LATEST DATES, receive! at (hi Ofllrr.
f ta Francisco
!naiaa, 21. 0. -
July 1 I Paris - - - - - Jane
June 30 I H firlron - .
June 21 I Meloouxue, Vic, .
I Tahiti - - -
Par 8a Fsaacay per Fanny Major, oo Saturday.
Vor Laaatsa xVKamoi, aboot Saturday.
Vat Kaaoi per xce(, a hoot Satariay.
For KaaaOLa per Mary, to-day.
PORT.OP HOUOZ.TJZ.TJ. H. I.
i .J 20 Sch JloficKki. HaH, from Kahului.
21 5ch Jlanonkawai, from II ila.
A.' j. 1 Sob Jarta, Makmo, frua Lahaina.
i 1 Am wh sh Wm Wirt, Osborne, from Eodiack, COO wh
. . .' . . this season.
2 Sch Mary, BerrCL from Kawaihae.
3 Scb John Toon a-, frra Kanal.
a- Sch Mani Eifcina. fm MoMiaL
a. Sch Excd, Antonio, fm KaaaL
SO Sch Kurd, fnr Lahafaa.
.j. 1 Oro Howiand, Pooerny. fw !few ZesJand.
' 3 sen Tf'Jtseiai, tut ajiaioi.
S 5ch John Yoan?. fnr Krka-
3 Sch Kanaehaaieha IT, 1nr Kohala.
. t -Sch Mass-Wawai, for Hill.
4 hch Maria, tJt LahAina aad poru oa MaaL
. ;. MEMORANDA
Rrpwxt wf Shia Cca. Pike.
J - e 1C So FWo, Smith, SB, hut frora Mt Fairweather,
- . 10 Sh AdeUoe Oihbs, Withiogtoa, FB, last from Mt F W,
. 20 Sh Draper, Saaford, SB, last from Mt Fairweather, 34
oos out, 1400 wh oo hoard, 500 wh this season, 5
50 Sb Florida, Fish. 5B. last from Mt F TV, 20 tns ont,
. 2200 wh whole voyare, 7C0 wh this scasca, 8
whales taken.' . l
20 fa Architect Tab, XL, last from Mt F VT, 1000 wh on
- board, 1000 wh thia aeason,7 whales taken.
-30 5b Geo Washingloa, Brightmaa, Wart ham, last from
It F W, clean.
30 Eh Rainbow, Balary, NB, last from Mt F 700 wh
" VA seain, 8 whales taken.
Ilwmart sf Csst. OtVsrae, ef Sbia AVrn. Wirt.
Left Kidiacic graini Ja'y 11, on account o? lcLn, the cap
f tin baring been very low with an alT.ctian of the tfcnU. July
spoke bark Arab, CrianeU. 100 hbis. which rtporU tbe f jliow
i 4 ships s Jaly 1, bk Ripple, 900 bMs; eh 3iocU-suma.3ti0 Mils.
ij Waving the groond th-j weather was g x1, and whales were
- -en in plenty. -
XT Sh Cra. PiSct reports thai bit Cynthia, of n-KnJulu, lot
I r main topmast while euttiue; in a whal?. Ripple, of New
toodnn, tort her fure tnpmaat and JiVmun.
XT Spoken, by sb Gca. JOrr, July 20. Ut. 40' X, Ion. 133
'q W. aircbtbrig Conson, of Port Malisno, 10 d iys from San
y.-aaciaca, bound to Straits of Juan de Fuca S-mad.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 5.
S, tuex, the Ministers ar filiia Cr means to
carry on tlie government. A tnasurer has indeed
bef-n inducted into office, freeh frum the people,
but.trP'-ly lm a month paw-d hy bfore he learns
thaf it id only V preside over the shadow of an
exchequer, Iwqueathed t us by the oligarchical
Ministry f the past two years, to whom repeated
admonition wfre given of the inevitable result
of their suicidal policy of conducting the govern
ment in the manner that has been done, but who
have apparently spurn-! our warnings as the gas
c nadj of idle penny-a-liners. Mark now there
suit which was predicted months agp in this jour
nal a result which patriotic p -ntiments shame
us t announce. I t thos-i who. silariesfor the
last iwo ' moons have been objects of solicitude,
pr.xlaim, and n twe; let the drofijaing public
works whisper it ; let the deliberations of the
late Ministerial Councils bear us witness that our
efforts in endeavoring to thwart so unfortunate a
result as an empty treasury and a paralyzed gov
ernment, by an entire change of policy, and by
retrenchment and reforms, were not uncalled for,
but were based on an impartial judgment of the
relation of cause and effect.
- We wish not to be harsh with government, for
none but the most loyal feelings move our breasts.
But against the suicidal policy of the late Minis
try against the vascillating indecision of the
Minister of Foreign Relations, the main-spring of
the late Cabinet, we protest. Measures might
have been taken, measures may still be taken, to
avert sj lamentable a result as a complete bank
ruptcy of our national affairs. The hobby of the
Ministry was, and still is. ti rjduce the du
ties two-fifths on liquors and increase it one-half
on whalers imports, in the hope of a tremendously
increased revenue, and thus getting out of trouble.
Tain hope this ! Is the new Minister of Finance
to be controlled by such old fogy notions is he
not able to trace the results of ench a policy?
Has he not the boldness to step forward and be
; duty, contending that it is a legitimates subject
j for heavy taxation, and that a heavy duty on
it produces not only increased revenue but checks
j illicit consumption, and the Chancellor's argu
i ments were supported by an overwhelming majority.
j There are moralists of a very comprehensive de-J
scnption, s.ays the London lllustrnted J eir$"wtn,
j would tell jou that no daty could t-e too exhorb'tant
on snch an article as spirits; but even the most mod.
I erato thinkers on social question would be inclined
! to admit that they are a legitimate subject of taxa-
i tin; while, u it he really the fact, ss statel oy Air,
l Disraeli, that the imposition of a heavy daty on spir-
! its produces the abnormal renlt of advantage to the
revenue, increased consumption, and diminution of
illicit distillation, why, the case ia complete, and so
I is the supply or the deficiency.
J' Let our new Minister of Finance be bold and
: firm. All acknowledge that tho task on which
: he has entered that of restoring the finances to
' a healthy state is an exJjemely arduous one
: But the people look tohimwith hope, as the main
: reliance in relieving the siip of state from the
perils which eurround her course. The main
thing is to be firm and unvilding. The Minis-
tir of Foreign Relations may, and doubtless will
interpose obstacles to thwart the carrying out o
'any other policy than that which bas craroc-
t iriz?d the Foreign Office reports of the past ten
yeara. But the only alternative is to reject these
old fogy counsels altogether, and, if need be, bear
alone the burthen of piloting the ship out from
the shoals and quicksands in which that policy
, has placed her.
The Fall - a.
From present appearances, tho inference is
that the fall s'sison for whalers at these islands
; will begin earlier than usual this year. Four
ships have arrived from the Kodiack ground (one
from San Francisco,) nil, excepting the latter,
with good fares and bringing a favorable report
for so early a one, from some thirty vessels which
jcruised in that sea. Although theseson wil
be earlier, it probably will not be shorter than
those of the past four years. The following dates
will show the interval between the arrival of the
first and last whaler of the season during the past
four years :
151 first ship arrived 5eptemtwr M; last do. IVcmhirr 2S.
1SS5 " " - A omit 31 ; " remvr 25.
1M u a Aa?ut 0; u - December 13.
ls7 14 " Au(rust23; " " November 27.
Of the forty ships which have cruised this sea
6on on the Kodiack, more than one-half are
known to be old Xew Zealand cruigdrs, and if
they touch at all at these islands, will make but
the champion of the only policy which can aid us a short stay at present, their season proper being
in our present emergency, a measure which the m the ppnng, when on their way back to the
PORT OF LAHAIIIA.
Jtly 31 la h sh Gn. Pike, Ru
2100 wh, 800 h season.
11, 23 tnos out, 125 sp.
VESSELS IX PORT AUGUST 4
Am. clipper sh Golden Eagle, Harding.
Am divT ship Flying iacle, Bates.
As bark Fanny Ma Patv.
. Am- wh b Phoenix, Lambert.
Am. wh sb ffm. Wirt, Osborne.
Eaaelel frwne Fvrvia Porta.
An. ship Alexander, Bush, sailed from Sew lymitn f' r Ilono
tela May 13, with canto to C. A. Williams h Co.
An. scbocw Martha, PenhalVw, woaid sail from New Lon
tam tar Honolulu, aboot July 1.
Am. ship Modern Times, of II. A. Pierce's Line of Packets,
woold leave Bustoo for Hoaolulo, via Tahiti, in Jaly.
Br briar Recovery, Mitchell, is aow doe from Victoria, T. I.
Aaa ship Laas. ftac-gett, 3S0 tons, will be doe from $an Fran
cises shortly, aad will aail fnr facet Soond.
Am ship John Marshall, Pendleton, with cargo of guano, from
Jarvia Istaad, da daily.
Am. bara Youn? Qreek. Taylor, of Pierce's Line, sailed from
Bosua for Honotafci direct, Juoe 1.
Aa. ship Mountain Wave. Uanlina-. sailed from Boston, in
Pierce's Lsoe f Hacketa, My 20. for Ilooohila dirrct.
Ata. ship Gladiator sailed from 5ew Bedford June 12th, for this
Br. bark Portcoa, MeOowan. saiVd frora UrerpoJ. May
S3. for H jootola, with merchandise to R C Jankm.
The clipper ship Syrm, 1CA4 tons. hal been porrhsd ly
Messrs. Ilunnewetl k Brewer, to take Oe place nf the John Gii
pia ia the Sandwich Inlands hne of packets sailed frua Boston
cTim-t My 20, enlmed to C Rrewrr 2d. .
Tbe ship HanVt A Jessie, Gray, sailed from Sew Bedford for
Booolofu direct. May 1.
Danish bark Caryl act was to sail fmtn TTnmrvIn April, with
merchandise 19 11. nackfcM k Co doe here in AaroJ.
The IhuViwin; vseL are expeetd at this port In October, to
lesvl oil : Pmia Baa IVaaciaeo Ships Anal) Saxtm, Go dm
CUp ajvl . 2iUuija- from Sydney SLis .Vary Robinson
savi fTrngUnattm JIUUm'.
IVobi Laaalss aad KaXamtiro per Maria, Ao?. 124
cards firewood. 0 bales dried fish, 00 empty boxes, 19 boxes
(rape, V of tnpurcane, breadfruit, pot, Ac -
from BUrst per John Tour.g, A a;. 27 cords firewood, S
toes, S4 deck passengers. - - - - - - ' -
from KawAOLaa per ManaokawaL, July SI 74 rsks beef.
for KaacLrt per MolireUt. Aag. S 4 bags floor, 2 do meal,
tea sacw,c avis, ttafcaa shook. :
frora tUwanua per Mary, Aug. 212 blocks, ISO hrU
beef, AO de potaSoaa. 00 bidee,
rTTWO UCCE LOOSIXC GLASS , with rflt
IX framw and arlrbte plate, tor saloons, common Looking
Guaaaea, with do do, tut tabies, oavglaas Tumbicrs and Oobbleta
, -. , for sale by
C3-tf ' ' H. HACKFTLD CO.y
rdATSSnr 1FBIXC BEOS Mada to order by
il . - CUAi. MT, UX, Cabinet Uaker,
W-tf - Eotel street.
tf-f . . Ji
:;"- -; BED WOOD. ' - ' - -1
IR LOT OF 1UXZimmCZJL
vrnl. bv -
-c. ii ixvrn. ,
Minister of Foreign llelations may be expected to
fall in with, when he gets through with his in
terminable French treaty. In the former, we be
lieve the whole nation has entire confidence. Let
him then coine out, throw aside the vain theories
which have b?fogg-:d the foreign office for years,
and advcate what Ave roust sooner or lat.r
demand a tux on landed property. To at
tempt t got our revenue wholly from personal
tax or duties, and omit this, i unjust. Th true
principles of g overnment demand this change a
change should long since have obtained, bad
we had tao aid of a minister of adequate firmness
and ability t. proposj, argue and advocate itsad
vantais. It involves no nrtw principles, but such
only as iii at the fraud iti m of all g od govern
ment, and of every well regulated nation. In
" Smith's Political Economy" we find this sub
ject 6) well treated that we copy a few para
44 As corcrnment renders services to each and
North. About twelve of this fleet, moreover,
have been out over two years, and will proba
bly prefer making a clearance to cruise on New
Zealand and home that being the case with the
Gn. Pike and Wm. TVi'rf, which have arrived
here within the past weekT-
But the bulk of the fleet cruising in the Ochotsk
and Arctic Oceans are on the first and second sea
sons, numbering not far from 130 vessels. These
will prefer to remain on the ground till the latest
moment that the weather of those high latitudes
will permit, or their degree of success may re
quire. For the past four or five years, tho last
ship of the season has been from the Ochotsk.
The first arrival from thence in 1856, was the
Bartholomew Gosnold, Oct. 5 ; in 1857, the brig
Agate, Sept. 29. The first left early on account
of bad weather and the loss of a boat's crew, and
the second was quite as much of a trader as a
whaling vessel. The season in tho Arctic and
Ochotsk Seas is always later than on the Kodiack,
although the navigation is much more intricate
every ne of its constituents, every one ought to con-
trionte to trie expense ot us maintenance in ine ratio - Jn the former
that he receives advantage. It gives him security ' " .
for his person and his property. Sof.tr as his pro- ! A larger number or ships than usual have
perty is concerned, it is apparent that his contribution cruised this season in-the Arctic, probably thirty
should be estimated as it would be by private .in- ; or forty. The Arctic fleet usually leave that sea
sura nee compnny, by tbe amount at stake. If he , J , - T , . . . . ,, ,
purcha-es ifi-umnce at any less rate, it can only be hJ th end of July, arriving herein all October,
becno some one else is made to pay more thn his The probability is, therefore, that we shall have
fair proportion, an 1 to lake from his property for the ; a larger number of vessels here in October than
purpose of adding to that of another. Ihisismanj- , , ... . . ... . r . ,, , . '
fest robbery, and the government which fails to prl : OBua1- U 19 mP"Me Retell wjiat the sea
vent it fails in the chief purpose of its institution. in the Arctic or Ochotsk has been from any
Every poll-tax is liable to this objection, whether paid ; reports received from the Kodiack. It is grati-
fiinily, should be impelled to expend a day in militi from baa done ao well hailing 000 bbls. The
doty, or pay the same commutation as the man with tp-Li that visited Bristol Bay last season after a
a lrre rerenne. ia mtlrrthlv ntiminxl nfi ! nninat I
The value of protection to the person is incapable
of estimation. If left to different individuals to de
clare to what price they won Id purchase indentnjy
from injury to life or limb, the rich would be mora
apt to pay in a proportion exceeding their property,
compared with the poor, than below it. The greatest
number of the offences attended with violence to tbe
I eron, have their Trtjrin in denimis open property.
or arise from controversies relating to property,
CTuie in the Koliack, averaged about 200 bbls.
; inor5 to each idiip than they had taken in the lat-
t'rr ground, and they will probably do as well
this scaMon. .
, J , ,, ,
. A Xew Iaarcf .
We have receivel from a correspondent who is in
terested in horticulture, the folluwin? account c.t a
These rea ns excue any attoniot fo regard he value . :.., v,;t. u l. a: , ...
i , , , ! , ... new insect-plague which lie has discovered on this
of persona security as the basis for f ixation. If it . , ,
be a consequence, that those who are destitute escape
contributing to expenses of which they share the
benefit.there i the countervailing advantage, that it
tends to facilitate the acquisition of pwperty by them,
aSd to diminish that inequality of condition which
impedes the association of producers.
" The principle or equality uemanus that ail taxes
island. Perhaps some of our correspondents can eive
some further information upon tbe subjf'Ct :
I collected, a few days since, from the trunks of
two young breadfruit trees (about three feet high
with stems nearly as large as a finger) from fifty to
one hundred specimens of a small beetle living in and
for the sake of revenue should be imposed directly, npon (apparently) tbe pith of the stem, and having
because such is the only mode in which tbecontribu- boles for ingress and egress every few inches up and
tion of each individual can be adjusted in proportion ' j down tbe trunk. . The pith was completely destroyed
to his means.' Every tax upon consumption involves and the trees dead, of course.
the difficulty, that jnen's personal wants and indal- Tbe animal was about one-fourth of an inch in
gences vary greatlyeas than their capital or income. ) length, with a head very large for the body, the top
The laborer, if he does not consume quite as much I of it consisting of a black plate covered with fine,
bread and meat, tea, coSee, sugar, cotton and wool, ' slightly recurved, sharp points, which seemed (though
&.C., as the millionaire, devotes to their purchase a j I was not quite certain, having no good micro scope)
large portion cf his income ; while tbe capitalist j to be elevated or depressed at pleasure. The jaws,
famishes himslef with the somewhat larger quantity of j as is common with beetles,' very powerful. Tho
such commodities that he may consume, by the ex- ! wings, which they seemed reluctant to use, large and
penditare of a small portion of his income Wbatev. delicately shaded. Do you know whether they attack
er articles may be selected, and however the per cen- any other trees, or anything of their habits? Some
tag of taxation may be graduated, it is a problem of natives, whose attention 1 called to them, said they
insuperable difficulty to equalize the contributions of . t were a " bm" that attacked aud killed various kinds
Thk Thihtt-Fibst or Jcxt. Considerable pre
paration was made ibr the oclebratioo of this holi
day, but, after 1U beyt. i race'or two and fire-;
works in the evening, it iXZctt j bat little from " tbe
31st' of part years. Kaww'ads .don't appear to
enjoy holiday on foot, and so, whenever they go ,
out for a" good time, they first secure a mount of
some description, but with very little regard .to the
quality of ;theirgear; The idea is also credited by
them tha a degree of license in regard to speed is
allowable on a national holiday, and consequently by
three or four o'clock, when their steam is fairly up,
a pedestrian requires the constant use of eyes and
ears in passing along our streets, while the clouds of J
dust warn him to save hia sight. At about two
o'clock the first hurdle-race of the day came off at
Waikiki, and just at that instant the large circus
tent, under which was spread a splendid cold colla
tion, was split into ribbons by a sudden gust of wind
.from the mountains, and in a few moments the pole
careened and came flat to the ground. This caused a
deal of confusion among jndges, committees," &c, of
the "Jockey Club," and may in part account for
the fact that the subsequent races were generally
pronounced f not much pumpkins." The lunch
was eaten at 8 P. M and though purporting to be a
cold one, appeared to Jbe rather hot work under the
broiling July snn. A number of other tents were
scattered over the ground, in which the spectators
were informed that ginger pop, soda water, &c,
could be had ; but those two concomitants of a rural
holiday in other countries ice and lager beer"
were not present. The spirit " of discord appears
to have kept pretty quiet, for we have heard of no
fights, beyond a laughable scrimmage between " a
" colored gentleman " and a white man, in which
neither party got scratched. The police, however,
under the friendly shades of evening, secured a
large company of " drunks," of all shades and
descriptions, judging ' frora the crowded benches
of the Police Court on Monday morning. Private
dinner parties and luatts were numerous about town
and in the suburbs and these constitute the pleas
antest feature of our holidays. At 12 M., the usual
salute of 21 guns was fired from the Punch Bowl
B tttery. At about 8 o'clock in the evening, the sig
nal rocket at the head of Emma street called atten
tion to the fireworks, which were contributed for the
bccasioA by the foreign residents, a committee of
whom managed the display. .This was very well
done for amateurs, and it may safely be said that
f Honolulu has never witnessed so fine an exhibition
of pyrotechnics before. The concluding piece
" Kamehameha IV." and " Emma," was appropri
ately designed and looked very handsome, the spec
tators showing their appreciation and loyal feelings
by three hearty cheers foe each of those distinguished
personages. After three more cheers each forT the
day" and " the country," the lare assemblage re
turned to town and the 81st was over.
" Goiisa 'ABBoaa Wb notice yearly. n u r
among our residents of- theerooinnendleeni
of taking a few Sfcks or" months ;ttn from
tuiainaaa with a fh'nnmt of scene and air. Some take
a trip to California, and scarcely a packet has left
here for two or three month past without numbering
among her passengers some oue or more . lamuiar
faces" from our midst Soma visit tMt Ataw. na
for a few weeks luxuriate in the pure atmosphere and
rural scenes of Makawao. Occasionally-ft party is
made up to visit that great wonder, the crater ef
Kilauea, via the pleasant village of Hilo though
latterly Pele has appeared to be in a " brown study"
and is very chary of her manifestations, possibly
nursing her wrath to keep it warm. Others again
revive. their recollections of a colder clime on the
plains of Waimea, or shake off dyspepsia and grow
stout in the wild cattle chase on the slopes of Mau-
nakea. The beautiful island of Kauai, too. has its
visitors, who find in its ncble oane fields, diversified
scenery and hospitable residents, an agreeable relief
from the monotony of business cares and the dust
and heat of the metropolis. This practice of summer
excursions, while relaxing the mind recruits the body,
and thus becomes a sanitary measure, to be encourag
ed as much as possible. But among the islands our
means of travel are, with but one or two exceptions.
below par, extremely uncomfortable, and not over
safe. Had we that long-called fordesideratnm. steam
communication between the islands, a residence here
could be rendered much pleasanter and healthier than
Sprtxklinq the Stheets. We are sorry to see that
this enterprise, which was commenced a few weeks
since, has been abandoned, and on inquiry of the
waterman we learn that it is impossible for one man
too keep the dust down in Kaahumanu and Queen
streets and find time to attend to his regular custom
ers besides. The desirableness of street sprinkling
was made quite apparent during the few days it was
Irpnf in nrwratinn. and VP honp that nnhlie Rnirit
I - i i i
enough will te fount among our mercnanrs io ensure
the purchase of another wter cart for this sole pur
pose. A very light self-imposed tax would secure the
object. Some suggest that salt water bo used instead
of fresh, as being slower to evaporate; but we opine
that tbe saline dust would be found very injurious to
A Savings Bank. We are much gratified with the
prospect of having a bank for savings established in
Honolulu, Messrs. Chns. R. Bishop and Wm. Aldrich
having associated themselves together for this put
pose. The plan, however, is to have two separate de
partments, one for savings deposits and the other for
a general banking business. The gentlemen named
have ample means to ensure the enterprise being
j placed cn such a basis as will command public confi
dence, and if conducted with system and -liberality,
cannot fail to become not only popular, but of perma
nent benefit to tbe country. No prospectus has yet
been prepared, nor site selected, but the particulars
will probably transpire in the course of a week or two.
ENOfEBAfixo Dogs. The tax enumerators often
in their roands find the natives inclined to evade the
tax law, when questioned about tbeir favorite pets,
on which the law unmercifully imposes one dollar a
bead, and are obliged to keep a sharp lookout lest
Launched. The Pele was got afloat on Friday
last, having been thoroughly overhauled and cleaned,
and received her new composition metal propeller and
rudder. ' She is now in A. 1. order to commence the
fall season work of towinsr. We learn that she is now
; . . - . - . - " t.i
. Me. EDirca: I notice in yoar pp
inVr rtatement l!gned " T." to tbe effect that I bad
in my capacity of Road Supervisor wrongfully col
lected S3 each from certain people in Honolulu Jbr
road taxes. . . '
f I desire to correct this statement awi to iprnxam
nublic throueb you that a very wrong laferertrs would
Y ariae therefrom. I was Deputy Rood Sa.Jerv.aor in
the district of Kona, Oahu, during the pactyecr, n
acted throughout under the orders of my superior.
On commencing work, a number pf the people who
had failed to pay their road tax to the regular col
lector, offered to pay me the same. This I refused,
as being not my place to receive, when, at their re
quest, I undertook to procure substitutes to work the
required number of days, for 03 each. This wa
done, and had T." jnade any inquiry he would have
found'out the truth. I have .tbe approbation and
support of my superior officer in this.
''.- 8- KAAPunci, r
Ex Deputy Road Supervisor.
its provisions are defeated. The enumerator for j an independent institution, the pilots having no con-
one of the districts of this island tells us an incident
which he met, and which is worth repeating. He had
viaited in his route a native's house, where, from the
constant yelping niht and day, ho expectel to find
quite a number of the persecuted cmine tribe to add
to his tax list- Bat so sharp a lookout had the na
tives kept for the expected visit of the" taxman, that
they managed to smuggle away all but one motherly
representative of the race. The enumerator searched
but it was of no use, and he put down one dog, SI,
and left the premises. Not satisfied, however,-with
the result of hia official visit, and being pretty well
convinced from the continual chorus of barking
which was still kept up at the aforesaid hut, that,
there was some foul play, he determined on a second
visit, and took the precaution to have the assistance
of a constable. This visit of the tax officer was wholly
unexpected by the numerous inmates, who thought
they had got clear for a twelvemonth at least. Their
entrance was greeted with the usual canine welcome
of the old dog which they had befora enumerated.
On proceeding to search, they found no iess than
eleven puppiet, all fat and Bleek, and nursed witli the
utmost care by the tnaitrfamilios. Eleven dogs,"
said the policeman. Eleven dollars tax," responded
the enumerator, as he took out hia book and pencil
to execute the ajiandates of the law and record them.
Jluxce ! shouted the old woman, who was vociferous in
her protests against the executors of the law, and
stoutly declared that she could not and would not
pay the tax. The enumerator replied that he had no
alternative but to execute his orders, and pay the tax
ehe must, if she kept the dogs; but as he did not
wish to be too severe on her, if she would kill them
all or a part, he would release such from the tax.
After a deal of parleying, such as a Hawaiian knows
well how to resort to when in trouble, a general con--s
nt was given on tbe native side of the house that
the young dogs should be killed. Immediately all
hantto set to work and buried tho eleven pups in the
hole where food is usually cooked, carefully cov
eting them first with leaves, and then with stones and
I trol over her movements ,or rates of towage. Her
: propeller is of a different model frora the old one, and
i it is supposed will give her increased power.
3?" Two numbers of the Commercial have been
issued since the departure of the last mail by the
JC'ima, and 'an be had at our counter, ready for
posting. The mail is advertised to close on Saturday,
Honolulu, 4 Aug., 1858.
Ma. EniTO j t beg to inform tbe public that tbe
four subjects which I had taken from my inedict
work upon Moral Philosophy will be replaced, for my
course of lectures, by a historical sketch that has
never been treated before, and that must interest in
the same degree English and American citixens.
My firet lecture will be delivered on Thursday 19th
instant I have the honor, &c,
' D.' Fkick, ll d.
, Foreign Swawawnrv. . v- ,
We continue our summary of foreign news by the
last mail: ' ;
The swill milk excitement, inaugarated in New
York, is spreading. They have discovered the same
iniquity in Buffalo. - ' -. - ,
The national debt of Spain amounts to 140,000,-
Kansas has 19,000 square miles of territory, more
than all New-England, New-l ork and JNew-ersey.
Commodore Thomas Ap Catesby Jones of the U. S.
Navy, died at Washington on Sunday, May 30, in
his 6'Jth year. - -
Charles Mackey sailed in the steamer Europa,
June 16, from BostoO. Quite a crowd of his personal
friends assembled to take fcrewells.
Contracts have been signed for putting Shak-
speare's houfe, at Stratford-on-Avon, in the exact
condition in which it was at his birth.
The Florida volunteers are disbanded. Only 32
warriors and a few women and children are left of
the once powerful Indian tribes of that State.
Sir Colin Campbell has declined the offer of a peer-
m w - X X .W
age, but wouiu use to oe neia marsnai, ana is io
have that honor. That office in India, will be worth
to him one hundred and fifty thousand dollars per
year altogether better than the poor honor of a
Parage. . a.
The damage by the Bell crevasse, says the New
Orleans True Delta, of the 7th June, now and
eventual, to the sugar crop alone, is estimated at
S3.000.0OO at least ! In addition to this disastrous
item, is the dsstruction cf corn, other produce, stock
and fixtures. The floods from that crevasse have
inundated the country some twenty-five miles down
the river, overflowing betwee.i thirty and forty plan
tations, and are crawling on down towards the Gulf.
Redress Demanded. Mr. Burlingame, of Massa
chusetts, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign
Relations, has ready a report, unanimously adopted
bv that body, calling upon the President to make the
necessary inquiries into the recent seizure of the bark clothing stiined with blood, told an elnqneot
.liriatie while lying in a French port, and bringing suffering and sorrow. In this connection it W
the same to the notice of the Emperor s government.
He is also instructed to obtaip redress for the wrong
done, and a guaranty against similar occurrences for
the future. .
The New York IleraLi says its receipts for adver
tising, for the week emlmg April I'Jth, were So,o63
by Lieut. Pym, of the Lti.isb gunTT
lately entered the port of Cey We , aiJA
conference with tbe commander of the r
tXe-Mys: ' t . i
-A few weeks ago, when erntsimr off L'J
boarded an American vessel that h4
and in answer to inqoiriaa for newa V7.
splendid clipper ship wa ittlog oat
trade, and would be ready to sail the
I aooordingly watched for her, and had tkT
tion the following day of taking a valnnh-
had the most complete outfit, a larje tort'1
ions, ample accommodations for 1500 sW
eidee a bag" containing 2300 doub!non-.!:
her cargo was to be purchased. Prx,f tjj
cient, she was taken to Jamaica, libeled
demned. She was a lawful prixe. and'ioMj
on board, for 8100,000. The steamer ftjl
sight, wm entitled to one-half the prir JllLI
snare wnqin oavv uren wiu,'ju. jj
ceived S5000 for a couple of hours' work.
It is," therefore, very probable that thii
prompted the British fleet to increased x 1
ing our seas in search of vessels engaged ian
Slate Landed in MiBsrssrm. Th. - I
the New Orleans Delta; which went them-. I
press a few weeks ago, giving an account Jl
ing of slaves in Mississippi, waa general! J
as a hoax. It haa, however, been revirH i, J
. .. M. Tk. rliaalrftmll. YT. mt t
to have received recent information on the
It aaye : 1
we are told by a most reliable gentleman J
an eye-wimesa oi wnar ne tens, mat several J
tw.l. awv.tlia Iia l.Mba n Tl
sissippi. I ney were, it is true, brought ny
tbe mere pretence of indentured annrentiMV
Do one doubts that they are and will eontW
slaves in every senw of tbe word, and for
Cor. S. F. Bulletin.
Gold is Tow a. The papers persist in J
that real gold is found, in remunerative 6J
rorx ana main cnannei or ine uesmoines .
0200 nugget, dug up by a seeker, is said t"
exhibition. Adventurers are rushing tots.,)
in crowds, and diggers are said to make frrt1
If a a day, easy, l nere may De a gram of
all this, out a wnoie ton oi exaggeration. It
its full extent, it will prove a great misfi
soil, and not its gold dust, is tbe true wealth'
Information relative to the Atlantic Te'H
furnished in late English papers, of an int.
character. The paying out apparatus, oota
biMr. Everts, of the American Navy, i tn,
by tbe English engineers to be just the aiJ
requisite ; and Mr. Hngbea. our ingenioniy
ana electrician, nas succeeaea in transmitty
- .1 . . 1 1- Ot AA :i . rt
rents ot eiet;iricii v mrvugu iuues or li,
j without difficulty, thereby solving lAtisfi-rJ
problem that has baffled tbe science of threw J
electricians, and one that had rendered thed
success of the telegraphic enterprise, even i
the cable had been stretched across tbe omj
. . . . j i, i
rer or great uncertainty.
Billy Bowlegs and 164 Seminole Inliini
emigrated, there are now in Florida on'y Sir
and 39 warriors and their families. Billv s
is a fool for holding ont any longer. Sim, h
declares that he would not emigrate for "tire
loads cf money. It is to be hoped the Flor
is ended at last ; it certainly ia a buniiliatir-
lion tnat me cmieu oiatea government Ic:
years past has been fighting t hia little bv-
savages at ao expense of millions of monej, J
last has only been able to effect a peace by H
his own terms to the principal leader of ti
lions band. -
Says the Utica Herald : " A bale of rags H
Crimea was recentl v opened at a r-aper mill it
ampton, Mass., and were found to have been
ed on a battle-field. Pillow cases, sheet.
, bandages, surgical aprons, remnants, and n
but the bark may be detained for freight till Monday j 40, and the agteate receip'sof the week were S14,
or Tuesday. Our supplementary Shipping List will 784 60- TllU i?at ,le,,r!'e of more h.n fhree-
lOurTti) oi it uiiiiiiui uu.iini vwr. ii is uiiliust
The Fbaser Rivra Mania. Seme idea of the ex
tent of the trade and travel created by thi9gold fever,
may be githered from the fact that in the Alia Cal
ifornia of July 14, besides the six large steamships
running to Paet Sound, there were advertised 6 clip
per ships, (including one of 220i) tons,) 3 barks, 5
brigs and 7 schooners in all 27 vessels on th"e berth.
Broke Down. The " Mechanic No. 2" turned out
for drill on the morning of the Slst, and after a few
vigorous strokes on the brake, something in the in
ternal machinery gave way. It was, however, re
paired, so that the engine can be used, but it is an
old one, and we think the Company deserve, and the
wants of the community require, a new machine.
to stAte that the Utica Herald ts now prints
per made from rags imported from Egypt,
mummy of the pyramids or catacombs was vl
in baniages and folds of cloth. The Tanker-
cenary YandaN ) are making a speculation
taining this cloth, and perchance our readrj
had great Pharaoh winding sheet upon the:
fast tables r
BeACTirtT, Metaphor. Henry Ward BW
contain thelatest whalinir nnwa received nr. tn tho ' "l """" Jr- 41 " "I,UBl OEACTirri. .wctafhok. iienry v am ami
b T r ,u luc I jSI.AOOin advance of the eorresnon-iinw wpk btst nm f ih
i iTinir tf t Via rsr It of i . 1
U'4tttUg v iuv a v aa, w
The Fltiso Eaole. This ship, having discharged
her ballast (from Telegraph Hill, San Francisco,) at
the Market Wharf, last week took in the guano
(about f)30 tons) which has for some time been stored
in the Government premises, and on Monday morn
; ing hauled off into the stream, where she will await
the completion of her cargo from Jarves I-land.
Earthquake at-JJast Maci. On Sunday, July
25th, quite a smart shock of an earthquake was ex
perienced in the districts of liana and Koolau, East
Maui. Dishes clattered, and furniture sensibly vi
brated. It was not noticed in other parts of Maui,
nor at Kohala. Is llaleakala getting uneasy ?
year, the ii crease being principally for advertise
L:eut. Maury has received from the Archduke
Ferdinand of Austria the sreat gold medal for art
and science, awardedto him by his Imperial Aposto
lic Majesty, the Emperor of Austria. ,
The prophets predict that within a twelve month,
we shall have either a revolution in Franceor a war
between France and England. . The former may
brenk out at any moment and is already budded, but
the Emperor may postpone the fatal dav by a foreign
Some of the Berliners admit the beauty and amia
bility of the Princess Royal, but they bring against
her the most awful charge they could against a wo
man, namely, the speakt too little!
The Richmond TVhiz lately published an article,
p-oposing that the State should endow every slaveless
white man with a negro, at the public expense, to
save him from becoming a vagabond !
M. Paulsen, the champion chess-player, has just
complete!, at Chtcaro, the feat of playing ten simul
taneous games of blind-fold chess. Of these he won
seven, and three were drawn games. This feat, it is
said, has never been accomplished before. .
j We have known men, npon whose groandi
magnificent trees of centuries growth, lifie.lt
the air with vast breadth, and full cf tili;i
midday : who cut down nil these mijjhrr moi
and cleared the ground bare ; and then wh
fierce summer sun gazed full into ther face a
fire, they bethought themselves of sh tde, anl
with set out a golden generation of thin, shad
etick,pining and waiting until they should s
out their boughs with protection and dart'
ground with grateful shadows. Such f..llr a
; who refuse the tree of life, the ehadow of if
mighty, and sit, instead, under the feeble H
their own planting, whose tops will never t
enough to shield them, and whose boughs w
j voice to them the music of the air.
The New York TWAune says the quant itj f
water daily distributed front the reservoirs of
is estimated at 80,000.000 gallons, while it'
i mate necessities do not exceed 13, 000, OX) a
tbe remaining 17,000,000 being literally mt?4
Mr. Everett has returned from his Southf
; Since the month of November he has rep
i discourse on "The Character of Washinpfw
the benefit of the Mouut ernon fund, twee
Humboldt writes to George Ticknor, the Boston times, with an aggregate net reo ipt of Sll 6-
dirt. The officers remained by till they were satisfied Tue Goloev Eaole. This fine dinner has been
that tbe whole were suffocated, and then left The j laid on the first of the season for New Bedford, to
natives, however, dug up the dead dogs, and the I load with oil, by D. C. Waterman & Co.
next day n grand luau came off we won't say what
constituted the principal dish. If every tax district
Pcbuc Lectcre. Dr. Frick's Free Publio Lec-
f. T - 1 rf"M . CC "TM 1
was as closely watched, the revenue would either be J lure. ' ' came ou .mirauay
. AAmra a t- tKa lVvw ct root I hiiMih rnclir wv--v- KaRiM
J t iv;uill & . 1 1 aWj ca,l V.V a, X,' U 1 s i I V V t I KTKJttl VCIUl C
somewhat increasel or these canine pests would be
More new Frctt. We are indebted to J. Mont
gomery, Esq., for a basket of Lemon Guavas, from
his garden. This is a new variety of the guava, in
troduced by him from Australia seven years since,
and is not only a larger and handsomer fruit, but
more relishing as a dessert dish than either of the na-j
five varieties. Mr. M. has also sent us some limes
or lemons raised by Mr. Titcomb at Hanalei, for us to
decide what they are. - Our own opinion is that they
are lime?, but not being satisfied, have referred them
to one of our lady readers, who says tht y are lemons,
notwithstanding their small size. " Who shall decide
when doctors disagree ? A bag of sweet potatoes
has been placed at our disposal by Mr. J. Fuller. On
trial? we find they are not only a very superior arti
cle, but equal to any we have ever eaten at tljese
islands, closely resembling, in their bright yellow
color, when baked, the Carolina potato, and weshould
have called them such. They are raised from the
Tombei seed, however, which was imported about a
year ago. Mr. F. informs us that he has a large sup
ply on hand and can fill any orders for them.
different classes of consumers, or even to make any
Xeierable approach to equality. . -t
.'i9 e thing all governments agree. , All require
tras ome shape or another. - Although no tax
j;vr ehjOpld fP his roan'i, and tbe remuneration
of trees, healthy ones as well as those already sickly
aud dying. . Perhaps some of your readers or cor
respondents may have observed them more carefully
than I have bad an flpportunity to do. r - - -.
, , .s . .Yours, Jto., . -.' . . '"V p. '
The Hclas. This nuisance has become so annoy
ing that several of the land owners on this island have
determined to drive it from their premises. Not only
have young girls and boy3 been attracted from their
schools and families, but valuable herd-tenders, fish
ermen and laborers have abandoned their work and
devoted all their time to the hula. We hear of one
or two structures which were erected for dance
houses as having been razed to th-ground, and it is
rumored that a high chief has at .length recognized
the necessity of discountenancing the practice, a step
which nil in authority who have encouraged "the re
vival of this remnant of paganism will sooner or later
be compelled to take,, not for morality's sake merely,
but as a social necessity.
Larcstxt. Last week, the native who was impris
oned on suspicion of having stolen the money taken
from Mr. Savidge's store on King street, was arraign
ed before Police Justice Griswold on a charge of
petty larceny, some tobacco and other things be
longing to the store -having been found on his prem
ises. He was found guilty of the charge and sen
tenced to six months imprisonment. He then ap
pealed to the Circuit Judge, before whom he was
acquitted and the judgment reversed. Subsequently
he got intoxicated and allowed the fact to leak out
that he actually had taken the money. Out of $323,
which was the original amount stolen, 202 was rer
covered, and tho 'disposition of the remainder about
all accounted for.", The culprit was on Tuesday com
mitted for trial at the pert. term of the. Supreme
Court:? 2 -it-it 5?.t.&::,,.''
a rather small, but highly select audience. Several
' causes might account for this. There was. an even
ing auction of books, paintings, objects of vertu, sc.,
there were one or more part cs dansantes in town,
and we have heard that the phenomenon of spirit
rapping reappeared in some circles ; all of which had
previous claims upon many who otherwise would have
been but too well pleased to listen to the Doctor's
Subscription lists have been circulated for the four
additional lectures, the first of which will commence
on the 19th inst. For the subject to-be treated we
refer to a communication from the Doctor in to day's
paper. A subscription paper "may be found at this
533"" Dr.McKibbin having removed to Queen sL,
the corner opposite our office looks unusually dull,
with closed doors.
philosopher, that his physical strength Is slowly de
clining, out that he still works, nieny at night, and
can stand it for an hour without fatigue. He is in
his 8th year. The fitth volume or Cosmos is going
through the press.
The American Commissioner to China. Mr. Reed,
is about to return home by the overland route. He
has announced his resignation to the State Depart
ment.' Presbtteriax Board or Missions. New York,
Mav 3. The anniversary of the Presbyterian Board
of Foreign Missions was held in this city last evening.
The Rev. Dr. Dabney of Virginia delivered the ser
mon. The rccepts for the year, including a special
contribution of S18.000 for repairing the losses io
India, were S2"J4,000; the expenditures $207,000.
Tue Boxes or Ethan Allex. There has been an
exciting newspaper discussion np north as to the
whereabouts of Ethan Allen s remains. In the burial
his address on Charity," fourteen times,
benefit of various charitable institutions, witfc
gregate net receipt of $12,433. The net prad
bis oratorical labors for the last six mouths, a
benefit of the Mount ernon fund and varies
itable institutions, is 27,078.
Another Johs Dean Aftair. AccorJin:
following from a Dublin letter, the Irish ld
remain at home are quite as smart as those n
to New York and marry rich men's daujjhrs
-the tamily f a much respected digmtsr
in the church, and long resident in the neighi
of Nottinghill, haa been thrown into deep :
through the elopement of the youngest daagb i
an inferior domestic - The misery occas'irdt
amiable individuals by this sad and indi??m!
is somewhat mitigated by the receipt tf f
certificate which was forwarded to Dr. B !
cold and ambitious -Lothario on .Wednesday Is.-
ground at Burlington, Vermont, where the bont-s of ! bride is only recently of nge. but entitled l
(Correspondence of the Commercial Advertiser.
. HoxoLCLr, August 4, 1858.
Sir : The 31st of July has come and gone, and so
have the races, which it ushered-in, or I should say
the apology for races, for I speak of the past.
Supposing where there was so much preparatory
smoke there would eventually be something of .fi blaze,
I made up my mind to see some sport, " pungaleed
down" my scot to entitle me to the entrada, and went
in. But if you call what I saw racing, there is a new
synonyme for humbug in the English language.
I hear His Mijesty refuses to. give up the purse,
which constitutes his stakes, and all bets stand off.
It appeared to me, as it would to any other " man up
a tree," that " Odd Trick" (if any horse was euti- j ;sh Admiral on the station, in the first instance, and
the patriot were supposed to be lying, they could not
be found. The tablet "Sacred to his Memory" was
there; but, on digging down, nothing but mother
earth was shoveled up. A Montreal paper declared
that Ethan Allen was buried in that city; but 4he
idea was scouted. Nq. one believed that his body
would rest in a foreign country. After a good deal
of mystification, it finally turns out that theatriot's
bones have been found, by digging a little deeper, in
the very spot covered by the slab which so long in
formed thepa.ser-by where rested the mortal part
of General Ethan Allen." The Burlington Free Press
says: " ' ' -
In thoroughly removing theearth at the burial
place of Ethan Allen on thCtb, for laying the
foundation of the monument, the bones of Alien were
found, right beneath the place of the old tomstone.
They were boxed np, aud re-interrcd beneath the
foundation. , , . ,
- - Gen. Walker. The great filibuster is reported to
be making preparations on a" grand scale. for another
expedition. He and several of his followers were put
under bonds in heavy amounts not to violate the neu
trality laws of the United States for the ensuing year.
Veu Orleans Correspondence.
Exploring Expedition to the North Pacific.
Among the passengers by the Golden Age, which ar
rived last evening, is Lieut. Burke, U. 8. N., who
has been ordered to this eity for the purpose of fitting
out and commanding an Exploring Expedition to the
North Pacific. We understand he has been instructed
to give his attention to the interesting question of
" deep-sea soundings"- he, it is said, being the in
ventor of th-onlyfrnowtapparatusaniweiing ft. r that
purpose. S. F. Bulletin.
John an Jonathan. To speak more plainly
the late proceedings of British cruisers in the Gulf of
Mexico have been stopped by the orders of the Brit-
titled to the purse) was the humble individual who
won that honor. He jumped overevery hurdle, if he
did come in aecoml. . Old Bil." refused the second
eutirely. But one can't blame the beasts they were
as evidently ashamed of the hurdles ns the getters up
of the ' truly English National Chatwteriaiic" ought
to have been, to try to impose such burlesques upon
decent kanaka horses for the -'genuine article" which
tbe John Ball r;ers are accustomed to go over.
So much for tbe racing. The fireworks were good;
but if they had been put up further out of town it
would have given us a chauce for a longer walk.
Why couldn't they have been on the Esplanade ?
The splendid pavilion devoted to the use of the
publio on Waikiki Plaint blew down before I got
there, and I have nothing to say about that. . Jt gave
one a good opportunity to see the generous pro
vender so liberally supplied without having " to go
to cover. " "' , . . "'----Va . ..- .1
The best thing I saw on the plains was a game of
Base Baft, for it was got up impromptu, aud without - cruisers in tie Gulf has receive ' "Vf.tw'j
the aid of ComuiiK-i cf ,rrangements it had.whcf . .from ' 9 "'ve t i
, ., , , , -. . , . , . , rhasrathT' tustoaccout r t.
all the others lack; J, an of natural gayt y t ad y -ltJ aii 'fa, boin . t
enjoyment. -x nrsn rr r."- ; ?..'. Teaels.Themyst
by direct instructions from England in the second.
The principle involved, and the claims which our
government have made, wijl doubtless form the sub
ject ot a long diplomatic controversy; but irthe Eng
lish press is any indication of the temper of its gov
ernment or people, we shall certainly emerge from the
argument with flying co'ors John Bull has con
tended tor a very long time, that his war dogs"
could exercise, whenever they chose, the right of po
lice upon the high seis. In "former days, he had tbe
might to make it the right; but those days are gone
by, forever. He has rivals now, who won't submit
to it. But to do him justice, he has already disa
vowed the acts of his cruisers in the. Gulf; he has
readily promised reparation; and there seems to be
every indicati. n that, through the skillful negotia
tions of Mr. Dallas, be will be at last induced to re
cede from the position he has so long and so obsti
nately assumed , and will recognize the American
doctrine, that the declfof an American ship cannot
be visited, even by force, by any foreign vessel of war
in time of peace. . : . -
An Explanation or the Recent Aoobessions in
thk (icxF. Since we were informed that the British
of 20,000, bequeathed to her by her gntnM
me wnoie or wiiwii is now the property prar-i
whose duty, one little week agov?jtooiitt!
and let down the steps of that carriage he e
conjointly occupy with his former mistress." j
California ts. ArsTRAita. A late numkrj
Melbourne (Australia) herald, compiles fV
theutic sources the amount of gold oUaind
mines of that country each year ofthewtj
ending in 1857. The irrand total nf th senn,
is two hundred and sixty-nine nillion doiwi
total in io7 was forty-nine and a half mil.
three million short f the product of lSoC, wfc
teryear was the most productive ever known w
tralia. During the Mm ucn .ri the n'
Grlifornia have produced three hundred aid i
eight million dollars worth-ef gold, or
million more than the total im Anatralia. TV
uct of California in 1S57 waa a trifle shtrt el
nine million, and a slight increase npon the n
ot looti. llie largest amoant obtainea w"1
nrty-seven million. The Australia gold
much higher than that of California, viz., '
dollars the ounce, which ia believed to be If"1
Whatever the over estimates may be, it incr'
vmue iu ;vor oi canioroia, ine comomea pr"
of the mines of tbe two conn tries for the s1
was six hunt red jtind eight million dollars.
SixorrAR DiscorrBT or fJovtRNMrvt W
A week or two ago the door keeper of the H
Represeniives reported to Speaker Orr the 6"!
some of hia subordinate, in tha vanltt f '1
center (rotunda) of the Capitol building. rf
numoer oi oof)its belonging to the Governraw
of much value. Rot a fear, nf wliirh ert
in boxes, we hear, under a heap of coal si"1!
The Speaker ordered their nmmnt rescue; 1
some time past thev have bei irraduallv n!rf1
to the light of the upper story of the bui'ld'itf
S25,0(Nt' volumes have been eutomhe.1 To y'
at least long enough, fha lmr.ke.'Per trl
result in the total blivioa on the part of tH
irnsiea with thler custmly. as to who is nr
ior ineir locaion there and the sham-rui con
not a few nf thorn 1 n.. tl,u hnrik Hft
SetS of the. Workn nf Jnhn Adrnni. the recori'
debates in Parliament as far back as .1W, j
valuble French books and newspaper files ,B
and English, manuscrint books connectel
details of the Custom Hrnuc business 7the
about twenty years ago. The mass of " "l
v lumes were published bv order of Congrr!
all they will number perhaps 80,000 volume!
of which have been irretrievably injured bj
the rata tad coat ashes together. IVashitg111
U -tl TaXAsrav. The Secretary of the
opened, recently, the propoaahi for the wh0")
portw- tr tbe j?o,lXi.UW in treasury
"r Unite! State gold coin.
to $16,000,000, of icB ?4, 1
r 6 per cex.1. ' I
j Thirty Teare View In taid 5
-34 tie sale of eeventy .thousand
-lers, Messre. Appleto.re ahoot)
.ion, witn a eoptooe anaivucai - j
graphical rrsmoir of CoL Beotoo,
irt mootha cl fcU death.-. This
. .) C- ttt-xttt rj tl wori.
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