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ARRIVAL OF THE CLIPPER SHIP
Loss of Ship "Polynesia" and the
. Honolulu Mails.
The En e!ippr ship .Vary WkUridf, Crrj,
armed at Ibi port about 3 P. M.. o Suoij,
March 23-1. bringing a small California mail with
tern Eastern letter
Tfe ship Polyneti wa burned io San Francisco
harbor co the night cf March 21. npposeJ to have
bcea wet on Ire by aoaie cf ber crew. She hal
clear an .J bal on board the Aoiericao njails and
Ecprewies tor lloDotalu. Fall particulars of ber
barning will be foaod oo oar fourth page.
The tf'kitrUge brings us Eastern telegrams to
March 4. and oo thott item dated the vlb, wheo the
tetejrapb brbke down, avmewbere eait of Salt Lake,
aad kwl aolbecn rr paired up to ber tailing oo tbe
8th. Tbe new broaght is six days later tbaa svJ
vicra by the Eenefaeior,
W select a tiimnary cf soch Items as are of io
trrest to oar reader.
Date r Feb. T 28.
('lctxuaxd. Feh. VT7. Gens. Buekoer and TigM
tnaa paused tbroogb here this morning em route (or
WMisoTot, Feb. 27. Tbe military possession of
the tclegr.-t. taken by (trier of the PresiJenf, wiil
make no change whatever with social and coo tuercial
Loetueaa by telegraph. Tbe lines and bust, ess re
main in the haoda of the telegraph officers.
The actual number of prisoners taken at Roanoke
IaU-jJ was 2.433-
Tite Navy Department bas receivel a dispatch from
Cvmux4ra Gui-laborvngh. dated Feb. 2Ut h. He bad
tbe .Iiici.il aecoonts of the visits of our vessel to
Ldeotvn and the Currituck Canal. Tbe names of the
anenofwar deetnted by our vetwela since tbe fleet
reached H itteras Inlet are the Sfa Bird, flag st earner ;
the Carear. and the Fanny. The steainer Black
Warrior and schooner Elise were captured. A
new gunboat on tbe stocks at Elizihwih Cirj was
UestrojreJ. L'acb. of tbeni were remarkable well arm.
ed as gunboa's. All of them excepting tbe Cut lew
Were destroyed or captured in the attack on Elizabeth
As our forces look undisturbed possesion of Eden
ton, part of a Fifing Artillery regiment, various!
estimated at from 15J to 300. fled precipitately, with
out firing a shot, and many of the inhabitants also
left. Antting the results of the expedition are the
destruction of eight cannon, and one schooner on the
tucks at Elentou, and two schooners captured in the
Cuannodore GoMsboroogb says be remained two
boars itbreast of the town and was visited b' the
au.noru'ca and otlierr. many of about professed
sentiments .f loyalty to tlie old Union.
rVasMtsoTos, Feb. 27 The Republican intimates
that Jetf. basis bas made overtures lor a compromise.
It let si-l that he aak fr a Convention of all the
Stales .0 definitely adjust I be question. Its issue re
quires new guarantees for slatery.
Mr. Wilson of Massachusetts will to-morrow intro
duce in tbe Senate a resolution to extend aid to Mary
land and Le!aware, in order that they may abolish
Minister Cameron bas received bis final instruc
tions as Minister to Cassia.
Bo. Feb. 28. The loss by the fee on Commer
cial street is S 1. WW.QlW. one-half being insured.
Chic -to. Feb. 23. By way of LouiaUt we learn
that tue New Orletns Bee confesses the magnitude of
tbe calamity at Fort Dooe!on, and cooiirmns lite
neglect of tne Confe-lerate Government in not send
ing a sufficient number of troops westward. If says
general call to arms bas become an inevitable ne
eeity. The Governor of Georgia has called for 12 regi
ments fi oat that State. If not forthcoming by tbe
4ib of Msrcb drafting will be ordered.
Fours em Moaoc. Feb. 27. A meeting of the
cotton and tobacco planters was held at Richmond.
a Vtedoesd iy eveniug. to take in:o considctation the
voluntary destruction of the col ton and lubaccocroia.
A number of speeches were tusde. but no conclusion
was arrived at. A Committee was appoioted to pre
pare buniaeta foe an a-ljumel meeting this evening.
In tbe rebel Congress, on Wednesday, resolutions
were altered declaring that the people of the Confede
rate Sure wiil. to the Ut extremity, maintain the
rights of selt government, and. to this end, pledge the
list dollar ami the l.tat maa in the prosecution of tbe
war. cotil iiflependenee be ark now led ed.
The Raleigh (X. C.) Remitter of tbe 20th stys :
It would be criminal, as well as idie. to deny that
the present lime is the most gloomy the South bas
witnesned since tbe commencement of the war.
Niw Vobk. Feb. 27. Special dispatches from
Washington state that the Navy Department bas
dip-:claes Iruui Coin. Goldsburough. conveying in
Craislion that the Union forces are in possession of
the seato-trd raiiroaX lie had Jestrojel the bridges
across the B!ackwater and Nottoway Rivers, thus
cutting cS Ooinmunication between Norfolk, Rich
mond, and tbe Southern seaboard.
A number of permits have been granted by tbe
Treury Degarfment to t ade between seceded and
1 yl Slates on the At Untie coast anil the Mississippi
The Richmond If'ai? of the 221. speaking of Jeff.
In Via inauguration, atys : In view of the past,
present, aud probable future, the pageant presented
is a bitter mockery, and a miserable compensation
for tbe ruin of a free people."
A letter from a resident of the South, who bas
excellent opportunities of judging, places the num
ber of the rebel army in the whole line on the Potomac,
at 60.000. He says the troops whose time expires
oo the 1st cf March, will not re enlist it they can
Secretary Seward's order requiring all persons
leaving the country t3 obtain passports, bas been
The Postmaster General is engaged sending out
instructions and nuking arrangements to re-establish
postt.fficea and postmasters as last as our army ad
vances. Was-hixgto. February 28. The report telegraph
el. a day or two since, to the effect that Jeff Davis
Lad made overtures to this Government concerning
terras of submission, his no foundation in fact. Tbe
fl ig of truce, supposed to refer to that, related totally
to the exchange of (risoners.
Dales mC March 1 It 3.
St. Loci. March I. Gen Ilalleck. in a General
OrxUr. states that official information had been re
ceived that tbe rebels, in evacuating M idtown. Ark.,
poisoned tbe provisions which they were obliged to
abaodn. and that 42 officers and men were poisoned
by eating them. He says that we cannot retaliate by
funishtng tbe innocent for the acts of tbe guilty; the
iw of war forbid thi. Bat the same code author
ises tbe Uoi'ed States to retaliate on tbe parties guil
ty of such acts of pois ning. When captured they
will not be treated as ordinary prisoners of war. nor
will tbey be shot; but tbey will suffer an ignominoas
panmbment beiog banged as felons. Officers of the
troops of Government, although not advisers or abet
tors of ibis crime, will be treated as criminals by the
lawa of war. wbkh make it their duty to prevent
soch barbarities; if tbey neglect tbeir duty, tbey
mot suffer tbe consequences.
Haarca 'a Fcaar Re occtrtto. BAf.TTote. Feb.
23. At daybreak on Monday morning last. Feb. 24,
tbe advance guard, consisting of tbe 23th Pennsylva
nia, crossed the Potomac by tbe Rpe Ferry and took
possession of II irjrs Ferry. The next day, provis
ions an 1 roen.s for transporting troops arrived, and
the guard was considerably reinforced.
Bolivia in Frelerick county. M l., opposite Harper's
Ferry, and Chsrlestown. near Harper's Ferry in Vir
ginia, are now oMpied by our troops.
L-vtdoa Height, above Alexandria, are also occu
pied, to prevent a flank movement by the enemy.
TUe rebels ret ire. I. only about 20 being ctptured.
The people at B Jivi and neighboring places which
tbe troops occupied, were in a condition bordering on
starvation. Comparatively few inhabitants were re
maining in that town, and all profess strong Union
stniimeot. and express great delight in being relieved
fna the tbra'duia which bas oppressed them for tbe
last sis moot ha Many ret ogees are returning.
Tbe right wing of the army bas considerably cur
tailed rsel territory in Virginia, aad made a foot .
bold for itself which all tbe power of tbe rebellion
cannot wrest from it.
So far no opposition bas been given our advance.
There has not lees a shot Bred. The trocps are in
excellent condition, and well protected from the in
clemency of the weather. Gen. Banks has established
his hrailiuartera on the road between Harper's Ferry
an 1 lljli ia. The enemy fired 12 -hel!s at tbe train
on Monday, near Boiling Springs, bat only two ex.
ptodel. No damage was done. We bave nothing
reliibie from Winchester. Tbe current reports say
the town bus been tonsi Jerab'y reinforce 1.
The Feleral forces crossed the Potomac on lost
Wednesday, tbe 2jth, and occupied Harper's Ferry
and a eon-i JeraMe portion of the country in the vicin
ity of tbe Shenau Joah.
Tbe Btitimure and Ohio Railroad Company have
commenced tbe re-con'rucliuo of tbe bri.lge at Har
per's Ferry, and expect to bave the r-jad in operation
to W'neeiing iu taenty diys.
A private letter from Paris says that Yancey had
left fur Alabama via Havana, fully satisfied that
none cf the great powers of Europe will recognize tbe
Tbe rebel War Department bas ca'Ied on Tennessee
for Zi more regiments.
The report of Geo. Beauregard's illnes is incorrect,
as he left Corinth. Teno.. for Co'uaibttv, on the l'Jth.
Gen. Linder died on Sunday afternoon, M ireb 2,
from tbe debilitating effects of a wound receied at
EJward's Ferry. Geu. Shields, late f California,
Wajiumotox. March 8. Official information from
Nashville to the War Department represents that tbe I
military work in Tennessee is about ouisbe i. It only
remains to effect a civil reorginizition cf the State
Government. Tbe President hss designated Andy
Johnson as Brigadier-General. He proceeds to Ten
nesee to-day, to open a military Provisional Govern
ment. WasnixoTO. March 2. A dispatch to the Navy
Department to-day from Com. Fottr. ssys that Lieut.
Phelps, sent with a flag cf truce to Columbus, retui ns !
and reports that Columbus is being evacuated. He I
saw the rebels burning their winter quarters, and
removing heavy nuns on the bluffs, but leaving those
in the water batteries. The indications were that
the town, together with the military stores, will be
burned. It was believed tbat tbe Federal forces
would occupy the place to-morrow.
The rebel forces, under A. S. Johnston, are being
steadily pressed backward by Gen. Buell.
Cotton, to the value cf $100,000. has fallen into
our hands at Nashville. The Treasury Department
bas taken measures to biive it removed to New York.
It is Slid to be clearly understood between tbe
A I' el Powers tbat a monarchy will be the result of
tbe present invasion of Mexico, notwithstanding that
aas'i ranees were given us that they did not seek any j
political cbje.'t there. It is belie ed tbat the mon
archy will be established by the free will cf the i
Mexican people, just as the French empire was I
A special dispntch to the ie lorlt papers says
tbat toe Huuse Committee of tbe District of Columbia
bave agreed to' Morrill's abolition bill, slightly
amended. Tbe bill will be pressed for passage on
Wednesday. There is a sure majority iu both
CiiABtcsTOws, Va., March 2. The main body of.
Geu. Banks divisiou rests in the viciuity ol Charles- j
town. Hitherto rancorous Stcevsionisls now pay j
marked respect to the Federal uniform. Loyal citi
zens who bave been compelled to succumb to tbe j
rebel to'ce are eiaie-i ai me proppecis oi ine tuiure.
Tbe country through which tbe army marched bears
aoni-rksof the u-ul agricultural industry. It is
anpareut that the futuie cereal productions are
neglected. Town and country are at present destitute ;
ci important articles ci consumption.
Wasui.xgto. Feb. 20 The Senate bare pissed a
bill fixing the number of members in the House at 211.
fbe case of Statk was taken up. Mr. Sumner
spoke strongly against bis admission, charging him
with disloyalty, saying that it would be peijury lor
bitn to take the oatb.
Davis cooieuded that the Senate could not exclude
for mere opinion; there must be some overt act.
Wilmot said, disloyahty might be denned as un-
faifhfulners to the country and Government, by
assistance and sympathy, aside from any overt act.
If a person was disloyal, it is certain that he should
not be entitled to a seat. He thought now was tbe
proper time to settle tbe question. I
rii ,iaL'. mi .nffth. mniphiiinf mar ine rtennie i
had no powrr to exclude any feron from a seat with
proper qua'incttion from a Mate, lie cever would
declare by vole that a seat would be held subject to
the plea-ure cf the Senate. Thecal was not con
cluded at the adjournment.
fbe IIu-e concurred in the Senate bill, fixing the
number of representatives at 241, under the cen
sus of 1800, and an additional representative for
PennyWnia. Ohio, Kentucky. Illinois, Iuwa, Min
nesota, Virginia and Rhode Island.
Washisctos. Feb. 27. The Senate admitted Mr.
Stark, Seuator from Oreg.in. by a vote of 2B to 1J. :
He appeared an 1 link the oath, end it is understood
that be intends to call fir au investigation of bis case j
by a committee.
Washisctox, Feb. 2S A special dispatch to the i
New York papers says that Senator Wilson introduced I
a bill in the Senate to day, providing that all volun-
leers who j-'in tbe new rezular army regiments chall j
itntnediately receive $25 ot ihe S100 bounty to which j
I hey are entilieu at tne expiraiiou oi ineir terms oi
A bill was introduced in tbe Senate to day provid
ing for the immediate emancipation cf slaves in tbe
District of Columl.ii. the leg il owners being author
ized to seek indemnification in the Courts.
Tbe resolutions relating to the Seceded States were
referred to the Territorial Committee. The Senile
has re-oled on tbe preparation of a bill which will
provide for tbr government of those States, to consist
of a council of nine members and Governors of each
! State. Tbey are to tie invested with power to abolish
slavery, rent out plantations and farms of tbe South
ern people, and compel all children to go lo school.
Tbe bill to be reported lo Congress next week.
Wasuisctos. Feh. 28. Tbe House Committee on
Foreign Affairs decid-d to-d iy to repot t against the
Senate bill recognizing HaytL
A bill has been prepared by the Committee on
Territories, and will be reported by the chairman
pn.bably to-day, providing a temporary civil govern
ment. under the protection of the military and naval
foroes, in Ihe States in rebellion, the geographical !
boundaries to be fixed by the President. j
Wamusc.tox, Mar. 3 Abolition or Ftmir i i
the Di.-tiiict cr Ctii.t VBiA. Special dispatches to ,
the New York paiers state that in Ihe House the
District of Columbia Committee agreed to Morrill's
abolition bill, slightly amended. Tbe bill will be
pressed to a passage on Wednesday. There is a sure
majority in both Houses for it.
Chicago. March 4 The following dispatch has
been rexeived from Washingtou to-day :
In the Senate, to-d iy, Mr. Sumner presented a
memorial from merchants and others doing business
on the Pacifio coast, asking immediate action by
Congress to provide transportation of tbe mails be
tween New Yoik, Apinwall and Panama. It was
Tbe confiscation bill was taken op, and Mr. Mc
Dougall quoted from Justice Story and other writers,
showing tbat there should be no confiscations of
private property. He contended that the provision
of the bill relating to tbe freeing cf slaves was un
constitutional, and quoted from the declarations cf
the President and the Secretary of S:ate. to show that
an entirely different policy had been declared by the
Government. He contended that magnanimity was
tbe greatest virtue of victors, and we should go for
ward with our Common Constitution in cne band
and peace in the other.
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Dates la Feb. 14 nn 16ih.
Tbe steamship Arabia, from Liverpool February
15. arrived at Halifax March 1.
Tbe French papers thick that the Mexiean ques
tion will lead to the fill of tbe Palmerston Cabinet
The Archduke Maximili.in is said to bave positively
accepted the offer of the Mex-cn throne.
The Tutcarora is reported to have gone to Gibral
tar, where tbe Suppler remains.
Iu the Iluuse of Lords. Larl Haskell's speech stated
tbat Government had protested agaiust the destruc
tion cf the Southern harbors by the stone blockade.
Tbe Americau Government had denied any such in
tention. It is understood that the adlress from tbe French
Chamber will contain a mild rebuke to tbe Pope, fur
not listening lo tbe conciliatory propositions of France
in the settlement of the Roman q testi-n.
The views of France are with thoe of England on
the subject of tbe stone blockade. The British Gov
ernment is busy preparing all information cu tbe
subject, to lay before l'at liament.
Tbe Paris Palrie points' to the efforts to get cotton
rta Mexico, as the probable solution cf tbe blockade
News from India savs tbat the supposed Nena
Sahib bas been brought in irons to Bombay.
A commercial treaty bad been signed between
Russia and Turkey.
It was believed that England wouM withdraw from
the Mexictn allied expedition, should France and
Spain attempt to interfere in the internal affairs of
Tbe belief continued in Italy tbat Austria was
meditating war sg iinit Piedmont.
An order hod been received at Portsmouth, to
release a nu:uber of men and guns cf ships cf war on
The London Daily .rirs reviews the engagement
at Mill Springs, Ky., as foreshadowing au important
Diplomatic correspondence concerning the inter
vention in Mexico, had been laid before Parliament.
Earl Russell in a letter to Sir Charles Wyke, touch
ing rumors that tbe Duke Maximilian was lo be called
to the throne of Mexico, says that if the Mexican
l-eople by a spontaneous movement ebould pi ice an
Austrian Duke oo the throne, there is nothing in the
convention to prevent it. On the other hand, we
could bo no party to a forcible intervention for this
Paris letters sty tbat SliJell had been received by
M. Thouvenel in a private capaoity, his d plomatic
assumption of character a Commissioner being
The Paris Bourse is dull ; rentes, "If 25o.
The January mails from the Coast of Africa had
reachel England Increased activity in the slave
trade was reported. The withdrawal of the Amer
ican squadron had led to a large increase iu tbe num
ber of vessels c-trryiiig American fl.igs.
A great popular demonstration had taken place at
Genoa in favor of Victor E uanuel, aud Rome as the
capital of Italy. At Milan, on the same d.iy, prepara
tions bad been made for a demonstration, but tbe
municipality issued a notice that such deinoustratiotis
were useless, and advising the Milanese lo exercise
tbeir constitutional rights by signing the following
protest, although respecting the Sovereign Pontiff of
Rime as the head of tbe church : ' We look uou
Rome as tbe capital of Italy, with one king, Victor
This protect soon received aa immense number of
Letters from Vienna are filled with lamentable
accounis of an inundation. In the district submerged
is Vienna ; it also comprises a population of 80.0'K)
persons to be provided for. The rain fell four d.iys
without intermission. Bridges and viaducts were
destroyed, and railroad service was n arly all suspend
ed. Several towns were also inundated by tbe Dan
ube, including Presburg and Pesth.
The Smnpler was still at Gibraltar. Several of ber
crew who bad landed refused to re-eiubark.
Datra to February- 211.
Portland, Mc, March 4.
The following is the Joriregian's news :
In France it wis rumored that Prince Napoleon is
disstti:-fied with tbe terms of the address on the
Roman question, and will move an amendment for
more energetic measures.
Advices from Liverpool to the 21st ult , says it is
reported that insurance is daily effected on ships
cargoes to run the blockade of the Southern ports.
The highest premium paid is fifteen guineas. The
ships are entitled to select any port. In many in
stances, lisks to ports of easy access are ns low as
ten guineas. Nearly all tbe vessels insured are
steamers of 1 ,500 tons.
The telegraph from the Red Spa to London is open.
The London Fotf'$ editorial nrges the removal of
the prohibition iu the West Indies h gainst obtaining
colored laborers in North America, and advocates the
emigration of free negroes from Canada to the West
Indies, to develope the cotton crops in those islands.
Rome, February 20th. It is believed that Napo'e
on has given assurance to the Pope that the French
troops will not leave Rome. Popular manifestations
were Iting prepared to celebrate the anniversary cf
the capture of G icta. and numerous patrols marched
the streets to prevent its taking place.
Pabis, February 20th. The Temps and other
journals demonstrate that inouarchical restoration in
North America will only benefit Spaio.
It is believed that the speech of Prince Napoleon,
on tbe address of the Senate, will express the real
pel icy of the Emperor on the Italian question.
BofLOCXE, February 20th. The question between
Prusria aud Austria is continually widening in lati
tude. The papers ci both countries are growing
daily more hostile.
The agitation in Germany is increasing, and nu
merous meetings cf national associations were to be
held, in which Prussia was expected to take the
leadership. Austria, by her receut couduct, bas lost
much of ber influence in Germ ny.
In England, orders bave been received at Sheer
ness to dismantle all tbe gunboats prepared and in
commission, uuder the apprehension of an American
Tbe London .Vrtrs and Star have published the
correspondence with Secretary Seward relative to
the passage of British troops through Maine. Tbe
latter journal accords great praise to Seward for bis
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Chic.30, Mrch 4. The evacuation of Columbus
commenced on Thursday !at, the 27tb. All tbe
rebels left yesterday afternoon. The burning of the
town commenced on Friday the 2Stb, and continued
until Sunday the I'd March. A portion of the bar
racks and other quarters are ti!l in flames. The
fortific itions are not molesteJ, and the workj were
occupied Ly the Federal troops at 6 o'clock yesterday,
At the time of the evacuation there were 14,000
rebels who left by river transportation.
The railroad bridges are burned and the track torn
up for six miles. What further destruction they
effected is not known.
It ia reported that Tolk's officers had become un
popular, men demoralized and recklese.
The works are extensive, probably four miles in
extent. Every prominent bluif on tbe river is aban
doned, although armed and fortified with a large
number of cannon, which the rebels, being unable
to carry olT, bad thrown into tbe river.
YYasiiixgtos. March 4 Everything in tbe vicin
ity of the army on the Potomac remains quiet.
Fobtrkss Mosnoc, M.irch 4. Gen. Wool refuses
to permit any more passengers to go South.
St. Loris, March 3. Boats were advertising for
cargoes for the Tennessee and CumberHnd rivers ;
one advertised for Nashville to-day.
It is believed tbat the Columbus rtbe's have gone
to Fort Randolph, CO miles above Memphis, which
commands the river for six miles It is presumed
tbat they will make a stand there.
We have nothing new from Gen. Curtis;.
Salt Lace, March 4 A territorial election was
held yesterday. The vote was unanimous far a State
Constitution, with Brigham Young for Governor, and
Heber C. Kimball for Lieutenant-Governor. No
epposition ticket is named.
Chicago, March 5. The New York and Pacific
Railroad and Telegraph bill was reported yesterday
to the House.
Per British Screw Steamer
Ti'oiii X-oiidon !
T TURKEY RED AND TEL.I.OW PRINTS,
Turkey Red and Yellow Handkerchiefs,
Brussels Cur pets,
Tel vet Hups,
Piesse & Lulun's Extracts,
i inch Hoop Iron,
lc, &c, tie,
and for sale by
302-3ra J AXI0N", GREEN & CO.
FRENCH, WILSON & Co.
MAKE THE BEST
Furiiishin Goods, nil kimls,
Retailing for Cash, at Wholesale Prices.
fMHE LARGEST AND BEST STOCK OP
Found ia any Retail House in California.
Good Suitable lor Traveling:
SNirpofccs in any Climate.
FRENCH, WILSON" CO.,
Next door to the hit Cheer House,
And No. 323 Mcntjromery Street, near California, In Tucker's
ItuiMinp, iai Francisco.
Manufacturing Ktallishment, No. 102 Lilierty street. New York
P. S. Mrasurvs taken for Goods from our house in New York,
and delivered to any part of this Slate without extra charge.
A. F. BROWN,
FINE TABLE CtTIERT !
"Wostenholm's " Pocket Cutlery.
1131 VTV I3EVjOS I
CUNS, RIFLES, PISTOLS,
J.VO J G E.f ERJL ASSORTMEyT.
Constantly on hand and In receipt by every Packet.
308 BATTERY STREET, Son Frnaeisca.
Have just Received,
By the Hawaiian Clipper Bark
IL W. Wood.'
Broad cloth, black and blue;
Black silk Velvet,
Colored velvet ribbons.
Black silk neck ties.
Black silk umbrellas.
Assorted cotton socks.
Eilk. black and blue;
Black velvet ribbons.
Colored velvet bracelets,
Black silk cravats.
Black silk hat-ribbons,
SirUines in quart tins.
Almonds in demijohns,
Salt water soap,
Bunting Red, White and Bine.
A splendid assortment of
Woolen Pantaloon Stuff
Per BRITISH STEAMER " THAMES.
Bales pink and yellow prints,
" purple "
" fancy "
printed regatta sh.rts,
" hickory shirts,
" striped "
" pink 44
white cotton shirts,
" denim frocks and pants,
- white shirtinp,
" black and blue Orleans,
Cases Victoria lawns,
" white moleskin,
" Hack and white linen thread,
44 cotton pant stuff.
Plat pointed spikes,
IIK.TIP CA.W.VS !
Ci'ockei'y Vni? asssstcl
ON SAX FR.tXCISCO.
OX XEW YORK.
. OX LONDON.
Ia sums tn salt purcraser. by
203-3t F.D. HOFFSCHLAKCER ft BTAPENHOT-ST.
Weeklv Steam Cocimnniration with
Will loavo Honolulu tor
TUESDAY, April...- 1st,
At half-pn.t 4 P. M. precisely.
N. B. The Kilo net well leave every Tuesday, 6 KONA
and intermeddle ports until further notice.
JANION, UREKN 4- Co..
Honolulu. March 6, Agents II. 8. N. Co.
REGULAR HJLO PACKET.
jTV THE SCHOONER
AVill Irnvr IIois.IhIh tor II il.
REC.rLARLY KVERY WEEK!
CABIN PASSAGE to or from UUo 5.
293m P. SAVIDGK.
THE STORE OX K A AIIUMANLT ST.
opposite the Bank. Apply to
JiiS-im DR. SMITH, Tentist.
TO LET !
THE RESIDEXCE IX XlTAXCrAI
ky foriueiiy occupied by Mr. Robert C. Janion. For
particulars apply to W. L. tlRKKN.
-OR LEASE POR SALE OF THE DE-
sirable business premises, situated at Lahaina, Island
of .Maui, formerly occupied by Gillman & Co., more re
cently by Bolles & Co. Apply to
C. S. BARTOW, Lahaina.
THAT VERV DESIRABLE COTTAGE--rnvnilr
occnitiefl bv Mr. H. Krerett. situate on the op
Twiait aiHi, nf thi. ni&il from John Muntuomerv. Ksa..
Suid Dwelling is in gowi order, has plenty of yanl-room,
out-houses, Aic, and to a food tenant, will be rented very lew.
ALSO, a smaller cottage immediately adjoining the above,
w U be rented with It, or searatrly if requireit. For terms,
please apply to "The Family Urucery and reed wore" 01
A. D. CARTWRKSnT.
RED WOOD LUMBER
Red Wood T. O. Boards,
Red Wood, Surface planed,
Red Wood Rough Boards,
200 Red Wood Posts.
For sale by GEORGE G. HOWE.
VON HOLT & HEM
HAVE JUST RECEIVED
By the Hawaiian Clipper Bark
X IXVOICE OP CAREFULLY
k. GOODS, amongst which are the following :
Plain black Alpacca. Orleans and Paramatta,
Fiircrtd do. do. do. do.
Plain blue do. d). do.
Figured blue do. do. do.
Fine French Calico, new patterns.
White Madapnlams, assorted,
Gray Domestics and blue Domestics,
Wooen Blankets, white, red and blue.
Clothing and Shirts.
Half-wool Pants, Ilalf-linen Pants,
A small lot of fine linen-bosom Shirts,
An assortment of white anil colored Shirts.
Fancy Repatta Shirts,
Black silk Handkerchiefs.
A largs assortment of different qualities Undershirts,
Merino, merino-finish and silk Undershirts,
Ladles fine white Hose,
Gentlemen's fine white half Hose,
Gentlemen's blue mixed half Hose,
A large assortment of Children's Hosiery.
Boots and Shoes.
Gentlemen's French Calf Boots,
do. do. do. Shoes,
do. Elastic Ties,
do. Riding Top Boots,
do. Cloth and Lasting Gaiters.
Ladies' do. do. do.
Fine French end English hoffskin Saddles,
A few superior Ladies' Side Saddles,
A small lot of Ponchos, various kinds and
styles, amongst which are a few of
very superior quality in
Wool, Velvet and Silk.
Ladies' " en tont cas Umbrellas,
Kid Gloves for Ladies and Gentlemen,
A small lot of Choice Havana Cigars,
A select assortment of Paris and Berlin Fancy Articles.
German Ale, in 4 doz. bbls.,
Cases Hock Wine,
CHAMPAGNE, in pts. and qrts.
I BEG LEAVE TO INFORM
jteiiSriL! the public, that having completed and put
MY BARREL MACHINERY !
I am prepared to furnish all kinds cf containers for Sugar,
Molasses, Provisions, Rice and other article at a cheaper rate,
than any imported.
Orders addressed to my Agents MESSRS.
E.HOFrSf IllAEGER & STAPEM10RST
Will be promptly attended to
onolulu, January 13, 1S62. 295-3 m
By Express, ahead of the Mails.
MVERV ONE WHO WISHSE TO RE-
MJ reive the latest Eastern American and European news,
sh'.uM take mv1 of tlie California Weeklies. Arrangements have
been complft-d, by which the
S. F. Bulletin, nnd
(weekly issue,) will be repularly received by packets direct, and
can be suppiied at Eight Dollars ($ 00) a year, from my news
depot Copies can be furnished at any time. AU these are
mammoth double sheet weeklies, well worth the price.
Jr These California papers are received by ipeeial Exprt$$
arrange mtnt I, and io pense or efforts will be spared to
furnish regular subscribers with them sooner than can be had
through any other source. Apply to
n. M. WHITNEY.
BY J. II. COLE.
Oenersil JSsile of
A Pli I L 1st.
At IO o'clock, A. I.,at Sales Room,
WiJ be sJJ,
Dry floods, Clothinp,
Uoots Ac Shoes. Furuitnre,
And a variety of Sundries too numerous to mention.
DEMIJOIIXS SI'P'R VINEGAR.
For bale by
VEAL A1V1 PORK,
Cheap at the
MAM STREET MARKET.
(OPPOSITE MR. McLEAN'S GROCERY ETORK,)
303-3m By IRA RICHARDSON.
EX " R.V.WOODr
A SMALL I X VOICE OP CIIAMPAGXE,
of the celebrated brand of
Ruinart Pere FUs, Reims.
Venenay in quarts and pints.
Carte Blanche in quarts.
Just received and and for sale by
II. HACEFELD k Co.
Honolulu Soap Works!
W. J. RAWLINS.
rMIE PROPRIETOR HAVING MADE
M- considerable improvements in the above Establishment,
bcirs leave to announce to his Customers and tbe Public io
general, that he is prepared to supply them with genuine
YELLOW SOAP I
equal, if not superior to the best imported.
X. B. SOAP GREASE W A XT ED.
H AS OX IIAXD, AXD FOR SALE AT LOW
- TRICES, the following assortment of Groceries, which
are continually repleuished by supplies from San Francisco, and
warranted fresh and good.
Oregon smoked hams,
Uoston sutiar cured hams,
Also, Oregon smoked bacon.
Water crackers in tins,
Ginger snaps In tins,
Jenny I.ind cakes,
JAMS AXD JELLIES.
Si-rdines, i tins,
Peas, 1R and 2tb tins,
Sardines, i tins.
Pigs' feet pickled,
Cranberries in 10-ral. kegs and retail,
Japan green tea,
Young Hyson tea,
lib baskets fine blao'c tea.
Citron and ora.ige peel,
Soda and cream tartar.
Oswego corn starch
Lemon syrup, lard in tins.
Dried peaches, and Zante currants.
Butter fresh from Waialua and Kauai, pepper.
Yeast powder, jars and tins prunes, sardines, i & ibis.
Salt, '.201b baits, assM herbs. Mess pork. Eng. and Cnl. mustard,
Salt in boxes and jars, English pie fruits, walnuts.
Almonds, pecans, and various other nuts,
Vermicelli, maccaroni, red pepper,
Indieo blue, assorted spicks,
Dried apples, Iresh,
Eng. pickles. For sale by
302-lm 8. 8AVIDQE.
JUST RECEIVED !
FAMILY CROIERV AXD FEED STORE!
CRAXBERRIES IX 5 GALLON" KEGS,
an t at retail. Fur sale at the Family Grocery and Feed
Store by A. D. CARTWRIOUT.
JTICE PRCXES AT R El AIL AT THE
Family Grocery and Feed Store, by
A. 1. CART WRIGHT.
LICRO APPLES AT RETAIL AT THE
Family Grocery and Feed Store, by
A. D. CARTWRIOUT.
ALIFORM A GOLDEN' SVRVP.1.5 gal.
keys, at the Family Grocery and Feed buwc, by
A. I). CARTWnlOHT.
AST ROSTOV SYRl'P. OX DRAUGHT,
at the Family Grocery and Feed Store, by
A. It. C A KT WRIGHT.
IIOICE OREGOX II A MS, A SUPERIOR
article, for sale at tlie Family Grocery and Feed store, by
A. it. CARTWRIOUT.
tAJO. 1 BACON" AT RETAIL AT THE
11 Family Grocery and Feed Store, by
A. U. CARTWRIQHIV
LICK'S EXTRA SUPERFINE FLOUR,
noted as the Cho.o-st Family Flour considered equal to
iiaxall, in 50, 25 and 12J pound bags, at the Family Grocery
aad Feed Store, by
A. D. CART WRIGHT.
APPLE. RASPBERRY. CRAB APPLE,
CURRANT and (JCINCK JELLIES, for sale at the
Family Grocery and Feed Store, by
A. D. C A RT WRIGHT.
AMERICAN" DRIED PEACHES, A SUPER
IOR ARTICLE, for sale at retail at the Family Grocery
and Feed Store, by
a. d. cartwright.
Pie fruits: pie fruits:: very nick
For sale by the case very cheap, at the Family Grocery
and Feed Store, by
A. D. CARTWRIGHT.
n ASK ET TEA AXD ' COMET TEA. The
BM quality of these Teas is well known to the Public For
sale at the Family Grocery and Feed Store, by
A. D. CARTWRIGHT.
FRESH SOD a. BOSTON AXD OYSTER
CRACKERS, for sale at the Family Grocery anj
Feed "tore, by
A. D. CARTWRIGHT.
WtX.SPRRM. PARIFINE AXD ADA-
T MAXTIXK CANIiLES, for sale at the Family Gro
cery and Feed Slore, by
A. D. CARTWRIGHT.
EEL RIVER AXD RUSSIAN SALMON",
in half bbls, aud at retail at the Family Grocery and
Feed Store, by
a. d. cartwright.
Oats: oats: 200 sacks good oats,
Just received at the Family Grocery and Fred Store by
A. D. CARTWRIGHT.
rLlVU .-Lv-. ;.yj .y UJJHiW.U,Ull 1 I .U Altuiq
CALIFORNIA SAGE! CALIFORNIA Mr.
TARD CALIFORNIA CINAMO.N Al the Family
Grocery and Feed Store, by '
Ml 'm A. T. CARTWRIGHT.
by ii. w. f.vkham;k.
TnURSDAY, March..... .....2T."
AT I O'CLOCK, A. MM AT SALES ROOM.
Will bo Sold.
lias; Salt, Cherrr HraT,
Hnrlap Pockets, Porter fa qtsu.
Yellow Nappies, assorted,
Asst. Meats, vVormlin,
Honey in tins. Jars Capers
Tobacco, Bale of II!,
Coils Itatlinc, A to 12 thread.
Dry floods, Salerataa -
Spicea, Papers Lasap Black
M'hite Lead, Ac, Ac, Ac.
OR SALE BY B. P. SXOW. I DEXIO k
ROBERTS Urge sise B.k Safe, with Cash Do.
8:iItN Burton Ale !
- Ilads JUST LANDED Ex 'YANKEE,"
4bb W from San Francrsco, and for sal by
SU1-6: J ANION, GREElt CO.
Prime Vorksliirc IIaius
JUST RECEIVED EX AXX M A R Y, FROM
jreriKKl, via San Francisco, and ft sal by
JANION, GREEN It CO. '
K. B. (me rase has been openot For sale In small quantltlea
at the Johhlnj: 8u.re. aul-St
Book and Job Frintinir.
Tt UK COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER ES
. T ABLISUM tNT has recently added to Its supply ot sna
chlnrry, one of Rl OGLES' IMPROVED COMBINATION
PRINTING PRESSES, capauic of priaUDgoM thousand beet
per hour, designed for small Jobs of any kind, but mora ei
X3X XjXi" "EC HI AIDOf
which cao now be executed ia a sty la of ansttrpaaswt air
gau.ee and beauty, on the finest of paper, and at lower price,
than the same can be procured at Sao Fraacisoo or sotvkwtsav
in this ocean.
The office is also supplied with one of the celebrated.
capable of printing rards with a beauty bordering on perfection
which excited Ihe unqualified admiration and amascaitmt of
both their Imperial Highnesses the Japaoeaa Ambassadors,
duriug their visit here In March last, who condescended to min
utely examine its operation, and commanded their artists tn
take sketches of this and our other iresses for tbe Information
of tlx Kmienr of J apan.
For itok-work. Pamphlets, Tracts, Newspapers, etc, etc., wa
are also furnished with one of
Adams' Imperial Book Presses.'
on which the world-renowned Harper's llluminattd Pictorial
Bible was printed, and which is cajtaUe of doing Ui finest
printing known. In this branch of our business w. arc prepared,
to execute all work which may be offered, in Hawaiian, Kag.
llsh, or any other language, ou the loweot terms.
For all other kinds of work, ordinary and extraordinary,
from the smallest drugeist's labels to the most lengthy stats ap
pendices that may he issued from the portfolio of tbe Foreign
Office, we have the fullest and most complete assortment of Pnou
ng Materials ever collected in this kingdom, and th best work
men to be found anywhere in the Pacific Ocean.
To be brief, we have recently added, at considerable expMiae,
over fifty varieties of new type to our already exlansiva oollsc
tiou, aud a large assortment of plain and fancy wedding, busi
ness, ball and other cards and note papers, with choice cap,
bill-head, letter and other papers, of all sixes and colors, large
and small, and are thus prepared, at the shortest ootics and oa
the lowest terms, to print any tiling aud everything that may he
BILLETS OF ALL KIN PS,
CIRCTI.AUS OF EVEHT PFJtCRIPTTON,
BILL-HE A Us,
AUCTION POSTERS, "
81IIP AND SCHOONER POSTERS,
PAMPHLETS AND BOOKS,
BY-LAWS AND CONrTrTl'TIO'f S,
ENVELOPE LETTER ADDRESSES,
LEGAL AND OTHER BLANKS.
COMMISSION AND PURCHASING
ORDERS FOR PURCHASE OF MEH.
chandise and articles of every description, ar oticltad
by the undersigned.
A residence in this city often years, and an experience In tbs
business, of nearly the same length of time, aro considers
a sufficient to warrant tbe confidence of persons ia the country
who occasionally require to make purchases hers, through tbs
agency of a reliable rty; or who may be looking for a perma
nent Agent In San Francisco. To cither tbe advertiser offer his
services, assuring all who intrust orders to him, that no effort
shall be snared to execute their eommitslnns satisfactorily.
All Orders most be accorranlad with the Cash or Ci
Those desiring information concerning the undersigned, ars
Wit. T. CoLims a Co., San Francisco.
J. II. CooniLL Co.,
C. Laxclkv, Drujririst, "
Fust, Pkibodt a Co., u
Ira P. Raxkis. "
Ross. DEvr-iTES A Co.,
J. Astuoxt : f'o Union OfBce, Sacramento City,
And to the Proprietor of the PaC. CoMMs-scut. Abvtartsaa,
N. B. Orders for Machinery, Pianofortes, Melodeons, Sewing
Machines, v atches, jewelry, AC., will be attended to by Cos
L. P. FISHER.
CoMMisstna AND Pt'STRAKISn Aoasr,
2 WASHINGTON STREET, upstairs.
Opposite Maguires Opera House,
262 it SAN FRANCISCO.
OWING TO THE IRREGULARITY OI'
the mails between Han FranciHco and the Atlantic Statea,
a portion of my M agnzines and Papers are now rsod vsd by
Exrsana, but are subjected to greatly increased charges tor
Hawaiian poMare (ft2 sents a year.) is now demanded on
such foreign rrkidieals. if seot through the island mails.
Owinp: so the increased cost in procuring the papers tram tha
East, which may continue during the war, the rates for Sab
script ion on some of the. Papert and Mtgoxinet has boss
raised. Ail who have obtained periodicals from dm at less luaa
tlie prices given below, are notined, that all subscriptions ea
piring after January 1, 1S82, will be charged aecordleg to tha
new scale. This notice includes those who have been supplied
at lower rate in connection with the Commercial Jittertieer,
Those not wishing to continue as subscribers under tna new ar
rangement should give me immediate notice.
XT Subtcrtptiont payable aways in advanee.J
Harper's Monthly Magazine, - - - $ t CO
Atlantic Monthly Magazine, - ... b 00
O'xlej's lady's "... 1 00
Leslie's Magazine of Fashion, .... t 00
Hunt's Merchants' Magaaiue, - - 6 00
Knickerbocker u .... 6 00
iv-lectic " - - - . 6 00
Blackwood's Afagazins, (English) - - A 00
The London Cornhitl Majrazine, - T 00
The lon Ion Templar do. - - - - 7 00
Blackwood and the 4 BriUsh Quarterlies, - - 1$ 00
Either one of the 4 British Quarterlies, - 4 00
London Illustrated News, (weekly) - f 14 00
- " Evening Slail (tri-weekly Eiition of tbe
London Times,) .... 96 00
u Punch, (Tcekly) .... g 00
" Despatch, IS 00
Tiie Examiner, .... . Is M
Bell's Life in London, ... . 1400
London Weekly Times, .... 1000
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper, ... 10 00
French Courier des Etats I'nis. ... 00
New Tork HorMd, (Steamer Edition) - . 00
" " World (weekly; .... i an
" " Tribune, " . 6 00
" " Times, . . 6 00
44 44 Ledjrer. fa Rtnry Family Paper.) . 6 00
44 44 Vanity Fair, (the American Ponco,) - 6 00
Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (weekly) . (00
Harper's Weekly. ... . , q0
San Francisco Italletin. - ... 6 00
" Ala California, .... 00
Boston Journal, (weekly) . . . A . 6 00
Sew Bedfonl Mercury, . . . . . 6 00 '
44 44 Ship List, ..... 600
The above list comprises the west of British and A series
periodical literature, and will he supplied to subscribers her
at the rate annexed to each periodical. They are all rage,
larly received by each packet from tbe United fctatos, an4
can be supplied on application. The undersigned will also or das
by mnilany papers not in the above list for those who may 4sain
Besides the above, the following papers can always be bad at
the counter on the arrival of each mail :
St. Louis Republican, N. T. Ledger,
Louisville. Journal, Budget of Fan,
Forney's Press, California papers.
Vanity lair, Oregou pat rs.
And many others, too n timet ous to specify.
H. M. WHITUKT.
Honolulu, January 20, 1862.
Charts of tlie S. I
1 UST RECEIVED FROM WASHINGTON
a few copies of tbe fine
1 1 i
if I F
p -. 1
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