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y DY E. P. ADAMS.
Regular Cash Sale !
ON THURSDAY, MAY 8lh,
At 14 o'clock Xeoa, at tUlesroofn. will he nM
WQITE AAD BROW.Y COTTOYS, if.
A Line of Fresh Groceries,
Consisting in pari of i
Sag r Cared fUstera Ilami aid Breakfast Baces,
S-lb tin Lord. Jams arvl Jellies,
Oolden Oate Tabl and Pie fnili, Tina Hoary,
Tiaa Milk mad Soda Crocker.
MrMarray' I-lb and 8-lb Oysters.
I -lb Malasoa. I-lb Lobtr, Safar Pea.
La Crcis Cora, Mixed Flcktes, elf.
Bags Oats, Barley, Corn, Scc.
A CONSIGNMENT OF
SOLE. HARNESS SADDLE LEATHER !
K. P. ADAMS. Auctioneer.
Bj Order ef Messrs. Cailai A .,
A ad will short's t offered at Poblie A action a Larg-e
Assortment of Mew
Fine Silks, Furniture, Pongees,
SHI SHIRTS k Jl 1)K Erifll I E FS,
CnoiCE THIS, CIBIOS, if.,
HIow "Being Iaxidcd.
BKS. CRUSADER AND CHOCOLA,
XT P articular in future advertisement.
E. P. ADAM3, AactV.
Valuable Real Property
rgMIE AHCPUAA OF KAWF.LA, AT IIAMAKCA,
Will bo Sold at Public Auction
At th Aoctioa Sale Boom of E. P. Adams,
On Saturday, May 10th, 1879,
I 13 o'clock moo.
Cr Farther particulars hereafter, and informal loo can be
ta4 of w. a. castle.
By Orter of ilo Trustee of Ih LanalTlo Estate. apl9
Tit above aie U Pestaeae! te Xeae'av, Mij 12th,
at the tame lizot and place.
. SUGAR PLANTATION
Wednesday, the 28th day of May.
A. I. 1819. AT 1 2 O'CLOCK, XOOX.
npJfE UNDERSIGNED. J. C. GLADK ASO
1 WM. C. PARKS, Executors and Trustee ooilrr the will
of ECOE.f B DIUMtk, Ht of Makasrao, on Ibo Island of
Maul, a ad Kingdom of too Hawaiian Islands, actio under th
power and authority to them reared by the aaid will and their
Letter Testamentary thereon, will tell at
A l the etttracc of lb Government noose la Honolulu,
At an Upset Price of $50,000 !
AU that valuable Estate situate la Makavao,
THE LIIIKOI SUGAlfPLASTATlOX!
With all the Stock. Appurtenance and Bmrar Cane thereon,
eoosiauaf of as are, of a boot B60 Acre, of which about 20
a.rrr are in ire aim pic, and the rest ar ander loaf
lease of Twenty and Twenty-fir years, with right
of nnoni; the annul rental being f 1.600. With all the
' Ho. Teaemenl. Growing Crop of tiatjar Cane, Working
Caul. Hone. Ox Carta, 40-, Ac-, aa foUowa:
There are 13 Acre of Sugar Can planted and fro inf. of
which S3 Act estimated lo yield 040 Too Burar, wUl be
read to grind is Jane, ll7, and the balance of 130 Acre one
year lour, aay Jane. ItsO. II Can is all la a S perishing
caeditioo. Tb praen Crop I ander contract to be ground
at East Maat riaotaiioe. th outer hauling the cane to the
ull. and receiving eo half of the sugar.
There ar Two Dwelling House and Outhouse, Thirteen
Laborer' Uouae. Caipentera Shop, Office. Ac.
Also. Snfy nead Working CaUle, Twetv I lories. Fir
O Carts. Flows. Yokes, Chains, Ac, in tact everything neces
sary to carry oa th tasines.
Thi property Is situated within tb BAIN BELT of Maka
wa firing absolute certainty ol a Crow, bat a a farther
security th Plantation own water brad ef capacity to water
Oa II and red Acres, which can be broughl poa the tend I
Irrigatloo, should U rrer b required.
XV. C. PARKE A; J. C. GLADE,
Ixecutors and Trustees under the Will of Eagene Delestar
late of Makasrao.
llooolalu. April li, 1ST. apl
Ex Martha Davis from Boston
AVe Have Jiist Received
OFFER FOR SALE,
SUPERIOR EASTERN WHITE PISE,
Windows and Blinds,
Wttil Eserss Plsie, 1, 11. U. 2 sivl 5 ioh.
1.4 a. si 2md Cr.W7lsi A.fc. !,1),2 aod S Inch.
Black VwlJ. I.t,2iand3inch.
W bit WwW, I - carrisg use
Cat ass Wrssikl Spike, bom 4) loaiorh.
Wrssfhl Xall, 3, SI. 2. 3 and
fialiaalafsl Xa Ilo, 4.1., 11.
fenptete lartaitat of
PAINTS IH OIL.
.1 Ceapletr itsartoirst af
Also, by Late Arrivals,
I,nddcis House Steps
Corrugated Iron, Brushes,
WINDOW 3c PICTURE CLASS,
Alt of whlrh we oSVr fnw ak Low.
BY C. S. BARTOW.
SATURDAY, : : : : MAY 3rd,
At 10 o'clock A. M-,
AT THE COTTAGE, NUUAKU AVENUE
atore the Srst Stone CriJge,
JCnoicn as the litrrlll Premize,
will be so'.J on account of d-p.rtare.
Household Furniture, Nearly New,
Cham ber Set, c-irprisltg Bedstead, Bureau, Withstand
Commode, Towel Back, 2 Cane seat Chairs and Eockr
A Neat Set, Rockers, Case Chairs, Walnut Table.
Lounge, Pine Table, Lot of Kew Bedding,
Mattrass and Pillows, nearly new; Mattin;,
Sapkins and Tawe'.s, Curtains, Lot of Crock .-ry.
Large MrU Safe,
Sapcrlar Krrosne Cooklas Stole and Farnltarp,
1 Store and Pipe, Glassware,
About half a too cf good ccal,
Anl Tiriocl other articles of ovfal Ilodsetold Furniture.
The abore farnilure has been purchased within six mnntbs,
an l is in perirct orurr.
C. 8. BABTOW, Aurt'r
Valuable Real Estate atauction
On Saturday, : : May 3rd, 1879,
At 12 M, at Saleirom, I will se'.l at public auction,
Tho Land known as Puakea I.
Siloateil at KchaU, Hawaii, cootalniog Mi acre.
C. S. BARTOW. Aoct'r.
ON WEDNESDAY, : MAY 7,
At 10 oVlork A. M , at Pales Rorm, will te ,l.l
A Variety of MERCHANDISE,
LOT OF FURNITURE
and other articles, rarticalars by Posters.
C. 8. BARTOW, Aucfr.
SUPREME COURT OP TH E II AW A 1 1 A X
ISLANDS, In Probate. lathe matter of the ESTATE
OP WM. n. WRIGHT, late of Koloa, Kauai, deceased, at
Chambers, before Chief Justice Harris.
On reading and filing the petition and accounts of JOHN N.
WRIQnT, Ezecator ol the Will of WM. II. WKIQUT, late ol
Koloa, Kauai, deceased, wherein l.e atks to be allowed $21,
270.32, and charge himself with $16,637.09, and asks that the
same may be examined and approred, and that a final order
may be made of distribution ol the property remaining In hia
hands to the persons thereto entitled, and discharging him and
hi sureties from all further responsibility as auch Execctor.
It is ordered, that MONDAY, the 19th day of May, A. D.
1379, at 10 o'clock, A. M. before the aaid Justice, at Chambers,
la the Court noose, at Honolulu, be and the same hereby ia
appointed as the time and place for nea:rg said petition and
accounts, and that all persons interested .nay then and there
appear and show cause, if any thtr I are, hy the same should
not be granted, and may present e.'ideuce as to who are enti
tled to the said property.
And that Ibis order, in the English and Hawaiian lantruages,
be published in th Pacific Commercial Adrertiser and Kuokoa
newspaper printed and published in Honolulu, for three suc
cessive weeks previous lo the time therein appointed for taid
Dated at ITooolulu, II. I , this 12th day of MarVh, A. D. 1879.
C1JA3. C. BARKIS,
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
Attests A. ROS A, Deputy Clerk Supreme Court apl9 3t
Notice of United States Consular Agent.
THIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE THAT ALL
persons having claims against the estate of the late J. H.
8MIT1I. M. V., are req nested to preieut the fame la duplicate
to the undersigned within six months from the date of the first
publication of Ibis notice, or they will be forever barred; and
all persons indebted to the said estate are requested to pay the
amounts due, without delay, to
ap23 1m United States Consular Agent, Ililo, Hawaii.
rilllC UNDERSIGNED, WM. O. SMITH,
JL executor of the will of Sirs. Mary Wilson Andrews, de
ceased, hereby gives notice to all persons who have claims
against the estate of the said sirs. Andrews to present the
same to him within six months from the date hereof, or they
ill be forever barred.
WILLIAM O. SMITH,
Executor of the Estate of Mary Wilson Andrews.
Honolulu, April 18th, 1879. spl9
Notice of Foreclosure of Mortgage.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN' THAT PUR
soant to a power of aale contained in a certain Deed of
Mortgage dated 30th day of January, A. D. 1877, mad be
Iweeo Mary Kahciau, of the one part, and A. J. Cartwright,
of the other part, and recorded ia Liber 48, folio 238, 239 and
140, In the Registry Office, Honolulu, to secure the payment of
Two Hundred Dollars, In two years from the date thereof,
with interest at the rate of one per cent, per month, payable
semi-annually. The said A. J. Cartwright intends to foreclose
said mortgage, and after the time limited by law. to cause the
aid mortgaged property to be sold at Public Aoctioa In Hono
lulu, for a breach in the condition contained in the said deed
such property being described as follows:
All that certain piece and parcel cf land situated at Pauho
luhulu. Nuuanu,- Honolulu aforesaid, and being the same des
cribed ia Royal Patent No. 189&, K a leans No. 74 F. I-, and
awarded to Kabanal (k). containing 1 63-100 acres, together,
with the appurtenance thereunto belongiog.
RICH'D F. BICKERTOJf,
Attorney of said A. J. Cartwright.
Dated thi 10th d-y ol April, A. D. 1879. ap!9 4t
Notice in Estate of IRA RICHARDSON.
r?nlIE UNDERSIGNED. APPOINTED AD
1 minlstrator of the Estate of IRA RICHARDSON, late of
Honolulu, Island of Oahu, deceased Intestate, request that
Immediate payment of all debt due to the said estate be made
at the office, over the Bank of Bishop A Co., ia said
Honolulu, or to Arthur W. Richardson, at the store on the
corner of Fort and Merchant Streets, in said Honolulu; and
that all claims against said estate, whether secured by mort
gage or not. be forthwith presented (with proper Touchers) to
the undersigned, or to Arthur W. Richardson, at one of the
place above designated. J. MOTT HMlTfl,
E. C. RICHARDSON,
Honolulu, II. 1.. March 12th, 1379. mhlS 2m
fit HE UNDERSING ED HAVING BEEN
M. elected Assignee of the Estate of C. A I. of Wsiloku,
Bankrupt, notice is hereby given to all persons indebted to
the said C. A i, to make immediate payment to M.Green, at
the office of M. Phillip A Co., at Honolulu, or T. W. Everett,
at Wailuko, Maui M. ORF.EN.
. C. ACHONO.
Ji2S "78 Assignees of the Estate of C. Ai, a Bankrupt.
Notice to Creditors.
-"AJOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ike
1. w undersigned has been appointed Executor of the last
will and testament of A koog of Honolulu, deceased, and all
persons are truly notified to present claims duly autheuticated
whether secured by mortgage or otherwise, at hit office oa
Kaahumana Street, in Honolulu, within six months from the
date hereof or they will be forever barred, and all people In
debted to said estate are hereby notified to make immediate
payment thereof. ALfcX. J. CARTWRIGHT,
Cxecutor of the Last Will and Testament cf Akona, deceased
Dated at Honolulu, April 22. 1879. ap23
IX THE M1TTEB OF THE EST.tRF. OF IRA
PERSONS INDEBTED TO SAID ESTATE
are hereby requested to make immediate payment to
ARTHUR V. RICHARDSON, corner of Fort
and Merchant street.
All accounts unpAil wi'.hin twenty days will be placed in
tie hands of a Collect-.
April li 17. pl2
CIGAR & TOBACCO STORE.
TIIE UNDERSIGNED HEREBY' NOT1
Lis friends and the pob'.ic cenerally. that he has
purchased the Stock and Business of MR. U.J. NUl.TKInthe
Cigsr tc Tobacco Store on Fort fctrect, next above Dillingham
Ai Co.', where he will be hsppy to meet customers. The
beat article in the line of Cigrs, Piies and Tobacco constant
ly oa hand. (fe22 2m) LORENZO MARCUAST.
aGXGIiYIS A1H BOILER
For Sale ata Bargain.
ENGINE. BOILER AND PUMPS,
lib all the connections complete, now in the Steam Tug
ROBBIE, will be sold at a bargain. The whole is about
two years oli. and is in complete running order. The boilrr
ia tnbuUr. and is built In the bit manner. Also a first class
surface condenser, quite new. The tnf ne is about twenty
horse power, nominaL Enquire cf J. II. BLACK,
Dook-Kceper, Clerk, Copyist
General .BtiHine.H Atrent,
BOOKS BALANCED J.W CLOSED,
BILLS MADE OUT,
LETTERS AXD REPORTS IfRITTE.f,
Legal Copying Carefully Attended to.
Patronage respectfully solicited. Address:
,p)9 Care foil OFFICE, Hot.olulu, n. I.
A L.U PERSONS ARE HEREBY' CAUTIONED
, .gainst trefpas.ing themselves or by their animals on
ibeUnd known as KALAHKO, in Kapaa. Kailua. Koolaupo
ko Oahu. lheleaecf sid lsnd has expired, and the same
reverts to the undrrtigned. Hocpii lw) is my iei.lent agent.
Kapaa, Koulaupoko. Ai:l 10, 1979.
LIME ! !
SOO BBI.S. Krrelveal
(mhl) BOLI.Ed CO.
THE GERMAN BARK
ftp -aJ" -A.i igr- is
Will Lave Quick Dispatch for above Port.
Tor Freight or fassage, apply to
myS H. HACKPELD Ac CO., Agecta.
For San Francisco
THE A 1 BARQUE
Vlplionzine Zellie !
Having nearly a full cargo engaged,
Will Sail for the above Port with Dispatch
For Freight or Passage, apply to
chlJ WM. O. IRWIN A CO., Agents.
For San Francisco.
f Tbe Asa. Barkentlne
H2 XT JEZ. HI ZESLk. ,
Will Have Quick Dispatch for Above Port
For Freight or Paesae, apply to
ap5 li. UACKFELD A Co.. Agents.
NEW YORK AND HONOLULU
DIRECT LINE OF PACKETS I
WII. CROSSMAN Ac BRO.. 1 I 8 CHAMBER
bTREKT. SKW YORK, AGENTS, try A First
Class Vessel will be laid oa for Honolulu,
To Sail not Later than the Middle of June.
Having already secured a considerable freight for this vessel.
there will be no delay in sailing.
XT For Freight or Passage, apply lo the Agents'.'? irre
FOR SAW FRANCISCO.
THE SPLENDID STEAMSHIP
CITY OF NEW YORK,"
Will leave Honolulu for San Francisco on
or about Monday, May 12th.
For Sydney, via Auckland !
THE SPLENDID STEAMSHIP
tt a -r-rt-v rr-nra A t r a 99
ON OR ABOUT MONDAY, MAY 19th,
II. HACRFELD & CO., Agents.
Good for Shipment per Steamer tan Btevr
be Stored, Free of Charge ia f he Flre-preef
Warrhsaie near the Steamer Wharf. Jal 79
TIME-TABLE OF THE
REYNOLDS. : : t : MASTER.
Tuesday, May 6. f p m....
Circuit of Hawaii
Tuesday, May 11, 6 p m. ......
Tuesday, May 20, 6 p m
Circuit of Hawaii
Circuit of Hawaii
Tuesday, may n, o p m..
Tuesday, June 3, 5 p ni...
Tuesday, June 10,6 pm..
Tuesday, June 17, 6pm.. ,
Tuesday, June 24, 6 p m..
.Circuit of Hawaii
No Credit for Passage Money !
We potitively decline to open accounts fur Passages, and we
particularly call the attention of the traveling public to tbe
necessity of having Baggage and Freight plainly markel ; the
Steamer will not be responsible for any unmarked baggage or
for any Freight or Parcels unless Receipted for.
FREIGHT MONEY DUE ON DEMAND!
In all cases of Frelcht for parties not tesponslble or un-
nowo, tbe Freight Money will be required in advance.
PACKAGES OF LIQUORS AND WINES
MUST RE PLAINLY MARKED
For the pirty whom they are for, or plainly stated in the re
ceipt to whom tbey are consigned.
All demands for Damage or Loss, must be made within one
In no way liable for loss or accident to live stock.
XT Hack Drivers, Boys, and such like, will not be allowed
m board tbe Steamer upon arrival, until after the passengers
have been landed.
tnh8 79 WILDER A CO.
8. C. ALLE3.
it. r. aoatasoa.
ALLEN & E0BINS0N,
AT ROBINSON'S WHARF. DEALERS IN
LUMBER and all kinds of BUILDING. MATERIALS
Patctt, Oils, Nails, Ac, Ac.
AGBST8 FOB SCHOONERS
' LEAH I.
del) Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands. (ly
AQ EXT OF THE FOLLOJTIXO COASTERS i
FLAU. Red with White Ball. OFFICE, Corner of
jalS 79 Nuuanu and Queen Streets.
T. E. FOSTER k Co.,
UEXTS FOR SCHOONERS
Mary E. Foster.
And the Water Boat.
seSO ly Office on the Esplanade, Honolulu.
DISPATCH LINE FOR SAN FRANCISCO.
C. BREWER A CO., AGENTS.
Merchandise received fTORAOK FREE and
beral cash advances made on shipments by this
J2 79 . C. BREWER A CO.
BOSTON & HONOLULU PACKET LINE !
AjJiV C. BREWER A CO., AGENTS.
Favorable arrangement can always be made for
Storage and Shipment of Oil, Bone, Wool, Hides
and other Merchandise to New Bedford, Boston, New York and
other Eastern Ports. XT Cash Advances made.
Ja2 79 C. BREWER A CO.
TO LEASE FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS
PREMISES NO. 22, ALAKEA ST
For particulars enquire of
JAS. S. LEMON
CJall and See
DEALER IN GENERAL MERCHANDISE
at Honokaa, Hamakua, Hawaii, where you will find a
large and well selected Assortment of Dry Goods. Groceries
and Hardware. Also Lumber, Doors, Sash, Blinds, Nails,
Paints. Oils, etc.
X7 Special Orders for Building Material filled at Lvrt
Matter Ksim. pl3 3m
FOR SALE !
OX ACCOUNT OF DEPARTURE, A MAGNIFICENT
rrrt Upright Steinway Piano
Quite new, acd an OLD ITALIAN VIOLIN, of
suiM-rior lone and in perkc! orJtr. Apply to
apl2tf Corner Kukui St. and Kokui Lane.
CoBtratlln, Consulting and Valuing Engineer!
HAVING ESTABLISHED RELATIONS
with Eminent Engineering Firms in Great Britain, Is
I re p. red to give Plans, gpecincatioos and Estimate for all
k inds of Machinery. He is alio ready to undertake the loca
l in of Sugar Plantations, the Construction of Wharves and
l.tnding Places, the Survey and Construction cf Railways,
1 rsmwsys. Water Leads, Flumes, Ac. Ac , the superintend
ence of sny works in course of construction, and all other work
in the Engineering Line.
He also offers his services as Valuator or Appraiser to all
ho may require them.
j:r OFFIC K, corner of Kaahumanu and Queen Streets, Ho
r. .iulu. Hawaiian Islands.
OFFICE not Ra . From O A. M. to 4 P. M. ap28 3m
4 LOT OF FRESH BUTTER. IN KEGS
and Tins, by (mh22 2m) H. H ACKFELD CO.
pleaaed His Majesty the King to appoint Her
ghnesa Princess LiiEi-rxa Governew of tne IsV
and of Hawaii, rice His Excellency S. Kipl, deceased.
Iolani Palace, March 20, 1?7X a?3
Sale of Government Land.
On Saturday, May 31st, 1379. at 11 o'clock noon, will be
old at public auction at the front entrance of Aliiolanl
Bale, tbe premises known the Cnian Hotol, Merchant
street. Cpaet price r7,000.
Full particnlar of boundsries and areage can be ob
tained at tbi office. Sax'l O. Wiideb.
apM Minister of the Interior.
Sale of Government Land.
On Saturday. May 31st, 1879. at 12 o'clock noon, will be
aold at public auction, at the front entrance of Aliiolani
Hale, that piece of land situated at Kaluahole, Leah!, and
containing 19 acres. Tpsrt price, $250 for the piece.
Sam'l O. Wildeb.
ap2G Minister of the Interior.
Leases of Government Lands.
Oa Saturday, May 31st, 1879, at 11 o'clock noon, wili-b
sold at public auction, at the front entrance of Aliiolaul
Hale, the following Leaaes:
One piece of land aituated in Manana, Ewi. Oahu, con
taining about three acres, for 10 year. Upset price, fifty
dollar per annum.
Those valuable tract of land knowu as Kihalani and
Papaaloa, near to the landing of Laupahovhoe, In the dis
trict of Hilo. Hawaii, containing about C0t acres, for 15
years. Upset price $400 per annum.
Payment on all leases will be quarterly in advance.
Full particular of boundaries, areage, kc, can be ol
tained at this office. Sam'l O. Wildeb,
p2C Minister of the Interior.
Ma. Geo. Beix baa this day been appointed an Agent
for taking and certifying the ackaowledgmenU to Instru
ment for the District of Waimea. Island of Hawaii.
Registrar Office, Registrar of Conveyance.
April 24th, 1U79.
Approved: Sam'l G. Wilder,
Minister of the Interior. ap fi 3t
Mb. Geo. Bell Las this day been appointed an Agent
to take acknowledgments to Contracts for Labor in tbe
District of South Eohala, Island of Hawaii, vice John
Stupplebeen, Esq., resigned.
SiM'L G. WlLDEB,
Miuiator of Interior.
April 23d, 1879.
All persons using adhesive Stamps inunt deface them
by writing their names across tbe Stamps with tbe date
of cancellation before the delivery of any Instrument at
this Office for record, agreeable with Section 4 of Chapter
55 of the law of 1870. THOMAS BROWN,
Approved: P.egistrar of Conveyances.
SAMX a. WILDER.
Register Office, March 20th, 1879.
Notice is hereby given that all Licenses must be ap
plied for direct to the Interior Office, and all parties are
cautioned about falling to renew expiring Licenses, and
all Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs bave instructions to pro-"
ecute, without discretion, any and all parties doing bus
iness without the proper License.
SAM'L G. WILDER.
Minister of the Interior.
Interior Office, April 30, 1879.
List of Licenses Expiring in May,
OAHU 1 Grant k Robertson, cor Hotel and Fort st,
1 L Ahlo, Heeia, Koolaupoko
G Ah See, Liliha st, Honolulu
7 Lum Ip, Maunakea st, Honolulu
8 Ah Kat, Fish Market. Honolulu
11 E Strehz, cor Fort and Hotel sts, Honolulu
13 Ho Mon, cor Merchant k Alakea sts, Hon
17 J as A Hopper. Fort st, Honolulu
22 Fook Sang, Beretania st, Honolulu
24 A S Cleghorn & Co, cor Qneen and Kaahu-
niann sts, Honolulu
26 Ahuna, Kamananni, Waialua
28 Antone Fernandez, Maunakea st. Honolulu
28 Chu Sam, King st, Honolulu
28 I Fischer, Liliha st, Honolulu
MAUI 8 Ahuna k Akana. Hana
9 Chas H Dickey, Haiku
9 Chas H Dickey, Makawao
25 Chas Sylva, Wailuku
2C A Enos k Co, Wailuku
28 Kung Leung k Co. Wailuku
28 Young Hee k Co. Wailuku
HAWAII 1 Alana. Waiohinn. Kan
5 Akal. Hopuloa, South Kona
20 Goo Kim, Kabaluu, Kona A kail
KAUAI 13 Chung Tai, Waimea
18 Achon, Waimea
22 Anima, Nawiliwili
1 E P Adams, Queen st, Honolulu
24 A S Cleghorn k Co. corner Kaahumanu and
Queen st, Honolulu
OAHU 11 Ah Kol, Nnnanu st, Honolulu
11 Lum Toi, Fish Market, Honolulu
13 Ah 8ee, Fish Market. Honolulu
14 Nee See, Beretania st, Hem iiilu
MAUI 28 Akela, Wailuku
MAUI 22 S Kuewa, Makawao
11 Man Chang
27 E Anrep
1 Jim Knkona. No 28
1 Chas Hiram, No 30, 31
1 B H Eahananui. No 32
1 John Buckley, No XI
3 J C Wood, No 34 "
0 Kalelal, No 35
10 P Pubalahua, No 3u
10 Atong, No 37
14 Sam'l Macy, No 38
20 Mokulehua, No 39
20 Jas H lies. No 40
22 Kukahuna, No 11
23 John Kawi, No 41
23 Bill Kawaa, No 42
25 Ah Qui, No 43
llm next Regular Meeting of the Hawaiian Mission
Children Society will be held this Hatuntay evening at
the bouse of Dr. C. M. Hyde.
V" There is no use In disputing It, the best Shawls are
only to be had at the C. O. P. BAZAR.
7" It Is astonishing how cheap the C. O. P. BAZAR
sells seven yards of Corded Pique for one dollar.
y- if you are in need of Lace and Fancy Ties, call at
the C. O. P. BAZAR.
aVT" The largest and finest lot of Laces and Embroider
ies, new style of Satin-faced Ribbons, can be seen at the
C. O. P. BAZAR.
SOMETHING NEW ! TO PLANTERS, PLANT A
tion Agents, Graziers, etc., who are In need of a light
bandy machine for setting np and mending fence wire,
will find just the thing at Dillingham k Co.'s store. Fort
street. feb 1
a7" You cannot call yourself stylish, If you don't get
one of tbe fine Hats at tbe C. O. P. BAZAR.
T Shirts 1 Shirts !
Shirts ! Tou
can get the best at
C. O. P. BAZAR.
SEWING MACHINES TO RENT. THOSE WISHING
to rent a sewing machine for a week or month can do so
by inquiring of C. W. Cooke, at Messrs. Castle k Cooke's
Store. js tf
Mr. Claw Sprrcltels, ef California, In tend
to construct a large Pitch on the Island of Maui, for
Irrigating purposes. Any person or persons willing to
excavate or dig 500 feet or more of this ditch by contract,
and be paid for such work either by the number of cubic
feet or by the number of running feet of the ditch exca
vated, are requested to apply to H. Robussler, Haiku,
Maul, or to Win. G. Irwin k Co., Honolulu, who will give
them the necessary information.
By H. SCHCSSLER.
November 23, 1878. dt 7
TU1E UNDERSIGNED HAVING SECURED
. the Agency ol J. R. Holcomfs Acoustic Telephones, is
now prepared to offer them to the public at the same rate that
tbey are sold for in the States. They are warranted to work
one mile. Any questions concerning the abovewrill be cheer
fully answered. Price, $5 00. ' ire is extra. One pound, at
75 cents, will reach 600 feet.
fe8 3m C. W. COOKE, Agent.
RANCH FOR SALE.
nMHE UNEXPIRED LEASES OP KAtPf.
M. LEHU, aituated in North slona, Hawaii, and lionuaula
adjoining. The above extensive tracts are well suited for
grazing purposes, and at present hsve 6,000 marked Goats,
and from 1,000 to 2,000 graded heep running- thereon, more or
less. These lands adjoin the well-known Sheep Run of Dr.
Trousseau, and offer splendid inducements to a man of mode
rate means. If the above property is not disponed of previous
to MAY 5th, it will be offered at Public Auction on that day.
For further particulars apply to
A. S. CLEGHORN 4- CO., Honolulu,
mh8 2m Or to 11. COOPER, Kona Hawaii.
The Honolulu Book-Bindery,
DOES BINDING of ALL DESCRIPTIONS
The Work executed at this Eitabluhment is under the
supervision of MR. JOHN L. RKKS, who is well-known aa
an experienced workman, and cannot bt urpattd.
Work 33one at Lowest Hates
WIIITNEV Ai ROBERTSON,
Stationers, Publishers, News Dealers and Book-Binders.
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS,
that I, the undersigned, hereby strictly prohibit and
forbid all person from trespassing upon, or taking Pigs,
Cattle, or Horses, branded or unbranded; Birds of every kind;
and from cutting Timber from the lands hereinafter specified,
situate in Uamakoa, Island of Hawaii, to wit: Opihllala,
Kakaalaea, Hauola, Paauilo. Koholaleie, Manowalkohao,
Kaao, Kekoalele, Kokaiau. Kaawikiwiki, and Kalnehe.
Legal proceedings will be taken against all parties infring
ing on my rights, mhl CHAB. N0TLBY.
I Tus MonMNd Stir." W are requested to
ttato, for the information of thos desiring to for-
r ward letter?, &c, that this missionary packet will
sail fur Micronesia on or about the 10th of Jnn.
New Facket. We note bv San Francisco pa
,hlt Cjaas g rectle9 U building A
f . . . ' . J .
Khoooer of some 250 tons, which we onderaiand ia
intended to ply between that port and Kahnlai,
Ka Lei Alii. This is the title of a new collec
tion of bymns ia the native language, set tt appro
priate uv.tic, written and compiled by the Rer. L.
Lyfna, sweet singer' of Waimea, Ila'waii. There
ar? some 156 hjmns. At Whitney & Robertson's.
4AeciDEXT at Kacai. We learn that Capt. "Sib
ling, of the schooner Mary Foster, while discharg
ing lumber At Koloa last week, met with a serions
accident, whereby his thigh was dislocated. It
was successfully put in place, and the captain was
doing well at last accounts.
KCoscERf To-xiqht. There will be a concert cf
vocal music this evening at Kawaiahao Church, an
der the patronage of II. R. II. the Princess Liliaoka
lani, the proceeds of which will be devoted to the
rebuilding of the congregational church in Manoa
valley. There are some very fine voices and credita
ble musical talent among the native Hawaiian ama
teurs, and we anticipate a full audience.
Faheweu. Concert bt Mad. Jexnt Clai's. On
Thursday evening next, at the Lyceum this talented
musician, who with her husband. Mons. Pernrt. is
shortly to leave for Japan, will give a farewell
concert of vocal and instrumental music, in which
she will be assisted by some of tbe best amateurs
of our city. I be ballads and musical selections
will be of the highest order, and we need hardly
say, cannot fail to attract a full and appreciative
Wharf axd Harbor Rats. We refer to the two
legged sort native boys who apparently bave
nobody to care for them, and aro seen mornings
coming out from beneath lumber piles or tbe
steamer wbaif where they have slept. The Refor
matory School would be a better lodging for them.
We have heard instances also of these " harbor
rats " taking possession of any boat they find and
putting out for a play around the harbor ; getting
out to the entrance ; unable or too frightened to
get back, and then being towed in. There U room
bi-rjfor a special narbor Police.
Raixfam. for April. During the month last
past, the following is the record of rainfall in Ho
nolulu and vicinity :
At Dr. MoKibbin's, Beretania street 2.50 inches
At Capt. Daniel Smith's, Waikiki 2.25
At Mr. J. U. Wilder's Ice Factory, Nuuanu 5.55 "
The showers have generally been of tbe slow, per
meating kind, which do tbe most good, with one
notable exception on Wednesday lr-st, when some
60-100lhs of an inch fell in the city in about twenty
ninutes. On the windward side of Maui and also
of Hawaii, the rainfall has been reported as ample,
and we bope to hear that through the influence of
the late southerly winds tbe leeward portions bave
been similarly visited.
" Our Ixueritaxce in the Great Pyramid," is
the title of an extremely interesting work by the
late Professor Piazzi Smyth. Astronomer Royal for
Scotland. The present is the third and much en
larged edition, illustrated with plates.- Though
some portions of this remarkable book are too ab
struse for the ordinary reader, yet the revelations
which the author extracts from the measurements
of this grand monument of primeval times are
wonderfully startling. He predicts troublous
times on the earth in 18S0-81, and refers to Scrip
ture prophesies ns exemplified in tbe measurements
of the interior of the Great Pyramid. To be had
at Whitney & Robertson's.
Deatu of Thos. J. Ddter. The Portland Orego-
nian announces the death, early last month, of Mr.
Dryer, whom old residents of Honolulu will remem
ber aa U. S. Minister Resident at these Islands in
18C1, having been succeeded in that position by
the late David L. Gregg. Mr. Dryer went to Ore
gon in 1850, and started the Oregonian. He was
at one time a member of the Legislature, of the Con
vention to frame the State Constitution, and a Pres
idential elector. He was over seventy-one years of
ace at the time of his death. The funeral ceremo
nies were conducted by the Order of Free Masons,
of which he was a member. The Oregonian of
April 5tb, devotes a considerable space to an obitu
ary notice of the deceased.
Exempting Mortuaues Th proposal to exempt
mortages is popular in the New York Legislature,
says the Shipping Lint, and it is believed the bill
will p:tSH. " rt'Opif have at I nut Ijrtumc nnnkcnoj
to a sense of simple justice on the subject of mort
gage taxatioti. They are not willing to see some
kinds of property taxed twice because it happens
to be visible property at the beginning, while im
mensely large amounts are allowed to go untouch
ed because they happen to be corporate and in
visible. 1 he same journal says that " tbe princi-
pal cause or tl-e distress which is at present oppres-
sing all those who are interested in real estate, is
in compelling tne impecunious mortgagor w pay
tbe tax on that part of the property-which l
pledged to the mortgagee. In order to relieve this
depression it is requisite only to amend tbe exist
ing law so as to consider the mortgagor and mort
eacree as joint owners, and collect from them in
profortion to their respective interests."
From the Crater of Kilatjea Captain O.
Grober, who recently made a visit to tbe volcano,
Reports that previous to the night of Sunday, April
0, the crater was very active, the great lake run
ning over with lava and filling tbe pit even with its
banks. On the night mentioned, there were two
distinct shocks of earthquake felt at the volcano
bouse. In the morning it was found that the whole
surface of the lake, and what may be turned tbe sub
sidiarv crater, bad disappeared and sunk sheer
Wdown several hundred feet, leaving perpendicular
K walls encircling a vast pU. A very small light was
observable in tbe farther end of tbe pit on tbe follow
ing evening. It was thought that this sudden sub
sidence of lava in the crater was premonitory of an
outbreak in some other direction, as has happened
on more than one occasion in former years.
CAUTION TOJTHE PUBLIC.
To aid imposition, purchasers of Waltbarn Watches
will observe that every genuine watch, whether gold or
River, bears our trade-mark on both case and movement.
Gold cases are stamped ' A. W . Co." and guarantee cer
tiflcatea accompany them. Stiver cases are stamped
"Am. Watch Co., Walthain, Mass., Sterling Silver,"
and are accompanied by guarantee certificates, aigned
R. E. Bobbins, Treasurer. The name "Waltham"
in plainly engraved upon all movements, irrespective of
either distinguishing marks.
This caution is rendered necessary by reason of the
fact that our cases are frequently separated from our
movements and put upon worthless movement of other
makers, and rice rrra, thus affecting injuriously the per.
formance of tbe watches and vitiatiug our guarantee,
which is intended to cover only our complete watches
wholly made by us. It is necessary, also, because it is so
notorious as to be a public scandal, that there is great
fraud in the metal quality of both gold and silver cases
as now generajly sold. We have demonstrated by f re
quent assays that many gold and silver case offered in
the market are debased from 10 to 20 per cent, from the
quality they assume to be. This is a fraud upon the pur
chaser, and accounts for the low price at which such
cased watches have been sold.
Wo take this occasion to announce that we bave re
cently entirely remodelled the very popular grades of full
plate movements, known by the marks, Wm. Ellery,"
" Appleton. Tracy & Co.," Waltham Watch Co.," P. S.
Bartlett," and " Broadway," giving to them not only a
highly improved appearance, but great additional value.
We embody in them such of the best results of onr expe
rience and study for twenty years as can be useful in this
popular form of watch. We give these new model watches
special recommendation to all who look for good per
formance and solid excellence at moderate cost. The
alterations bave been made with the view of pleasing
practical -watch makers, as well as watch wearers.
We avail ourselves, too, of this occasion to warn the
public against cheap watches. The superiority of
Waltham goode, in all grades, is now so generally ac
knowledged that our competitors, Swiss and American,
seem to have no resource but to present the attraction of
low price. Their goods being inferior to ours, they have
to sell them for what they can get. Times are bard, and
people generally not knowing a good watch front a bad
one, verv often allow a small price to decide them.
William ilorris, the eminent English Lecturer on Art and
Labor Topics, in a recent lecture delivered before the
' Trades Uuild," says :
" I know that the public in general are set upon having
things cheap, being so ignorant that they do not know
when they get them nasty, also so ignorant that they
neither know nor care whether they give a man bis due ;
T knnv tlmt the niannfacturers. so-called." are so set on
carrying out competition to its utmost, competition of
cheapness, not of excellence, that they meet the bargain
hunters half way, and cheerfully furnish them with nasty
wares at the cheap rate they are asked for, by means of
what can be called by no prettier name than fraud." .
wo are much mistaken if this is wha5 the public wants
or expects, of us, at least. Good watches cannot be made
when neither workman nor employer has pride in his
occupation ; interest and pleasure in the work are both
wanting, and both are esxential to good watch-making.
Low price, especially in watches, means low quality,
WITH LOW PERFORMANCE AND HIGH BEPAJUS.
Our mission was. and our business is, to make good
watches, whatever tbe cost ; holding firmly to this single
purpose, we have seen improvement in quality and re
duction in cost, by means of discoveries and improve,
ments in machinery and by natural cause, go steadily on
together, until we can truly say, Waltham Watches, in
their respective grades, are the best watches made, and
as to the lower grades, they are within reach of every,
body who earns wages. Our price are as low as they
ought to be, and aa low aa they will be. Watt-hea cannot
be made for nothing, even by machinery- We say to the
public, buv a good watch while you are about it, and pay
a proper price for it. The more you pay an honest dealer
the better satisfied yol will be in the end ; don't be de
ceived by cheapness quality descends faster than price.
For American Watch Co., of Waltham, Mass.
BOBBINS & APPLETON, General Agents,
,P19 Xew York, C. S. A.
7" All the above Line of Waltham Watches for Sale atr
the Store of SI. McINEBXT, Sole Agent for this Kingdom.
Also, Agent for th GORHAM STERLIXG SILVER
WARE. The Trade Supplied at LOWEST PRICES. ap26 3m
I BRIEF MENTION.
ScrrxEJiKXT. The usual interestir-g monthly
letter from our European correspondent will
be found on the Supplement to-day, together
with an original article on the Perihelion of Mara,
and a selection of readable matter.
Kcttsx or Gc5. Grast. A recnt number of
(he All saja it ia expected that the P. M. Steam
ship City of Tokio, which aatled from San Franciaoo
for Hongkong April 5. " will, oa her return, bring
over Gen. U.S.Grant" If eo, we tball cot tea
him at Honolulu.
Tun First Band. Some one says we were in
error in oar itatement recently that the first band
of music organized here was under the leadership
or tbe late Mr. Mersebur?, as it is claimed that
Oliver, now living, was the leader, and tbe late
Geo. Hyatt a member of a band here as long ago
Natal. Two Italian corvettes, the Victor Pitani
and Govtrnel, are expected to arrive at Saa Fran
cisco about the middle of Jane, on their way to
China and Japan, and may touch at Honolulu.
The U. S. S. Jtlatka, to be relieved at Silka by
the Jjme$foirn, will probably return to ban Iran
cisco via Honolulu.
Tbimmixq Trees Public spirited men plant trees
on the highways, and patient Nature in the coarse of
years builds them up into a shade tyid an adornment
to the city. Then come vandals (Hawaiian Ueo.
W'a did it with their little hatchets) and in on abort
hour of their unsystematic hacking and hewing.
translorm beautuul symmetrical trees into untight
ly skeletons. And this is trimming the trees !
Mrsic. TLe Band will play this afternoon at
Emma Square, at half-past 4 o'clock The following
is tbe programme :
March W ildauer, (oew)............l..............K uhner
Overture Ira Uiavolo ...Auber
Walts For Thee Watdteufel
Selection Tho Last Days of Pompeii Petrella
Emperor's Gavotte Cornflowers ........ ............Morley
Polka Myrtle Wreath Stasoy
The second moonlight concert will take place at
Emma Square, on Monday, May 5th, at the usual
Lacxdrt Laches. On Tuesday evening two men
proprietors or employecii of the Chelsea Laun
dry " were arrested on the complaint of two China
men, and will be tried this morning in the Police
Court on charges of robbery, larceny or embeixle-
ment either or all three. The Chinamen assert
that the two men and another not vet identified
by false pretences and by intimidation, got posses
sion oi tbe sum of SbUU, wbioh tbe celestials bad on
their persons. It is interesting to note also, that
there is an odor of opium about tbe case.
The Hoodlvx Elem ext. It is a great pity that
the police do not make it their business to be around
wherever there is an unusual collection of persons,
as thereby some of tbe wretched hoodlums that infest
the town might be brought to justice. Last Tues
day evening, for instance, while the band was play
iog for tbe entertainment of a party in the neighbor
hood of Emma Square, some of those delectable
youths threw rotton eggs at the members of the
band. One of their practices it to make chalk marks
on doors and fences, often of an Obscene nature.
The Dark Forest Qceex. Of late years, some
of tbe finest specimens of naval architecture that
sail tbe ocean have been built on the Pacific
coast of North America. The Forest Queen, com
manded by Capt. Wallace, recently arrived here
from San Francisco, is a case in point, being a
perfect beauty in model, a clipper, and withal
built of the best material and of wonderful
strength. An inspection of her bold exhibits this
fact, in tbe huge beams and extra knees and fast
enings which were put Into her by tbe builders of
Port Ludlow, where she was launched nine years
ago. bbe is now only in her prime, having turned
out her cargo in the best of order. We understand
this fine vessel will probably be continued on the
route between this port and San Francisco, and if
so she must become a favorite with the traveling
as well as the mercantile public. She is of 500
tons burthen, and can comfortably carry thirty
A Popular Manaoer. A correspondent at Kaa
laea Plantation informs us thai on the evening of
toe 25th of April tbe overseers on the estate gave
a surprise party to Mr. John C. White, the Mana
ger, and his lady, as a testimonial of good feeling
towards them, on the occasion of their departure
for Hawaii. A number of visitors from Honolulu
joined the party, and dancing was kept up until
daylight. The working men of the plantation,
desirous of showing their aloha to the Manager,
got up a luau on Saturday the 2Ctb. Everything
in Hawaiian style. At 9 a. m. the men marched in
procession into the yard of the mil), and after giv
ing three cheers, tbo leader made an address to
Mr. White, and stated the object of their demon
stration, which was appropriately responded to by
that gentleman, concluding with good wishes and
aloha nui." Three more cheers, and then a very
inviiiog faui urna psrtnken of. The day was spent
- , I l . ; : 1 . t .. . i 1. . r - r . u.
in fiuuiniuaHf Biugiug, uuu smugiug uu iuo icic nr
teai. Our correspondent concludes" The best
wishes J all hands on the plantation follow Mr.
White and bis lady wherever they go."
Milk, Eggs, Fowls and Bdttf.b. These articles
'of food, which are considered as quite necessary in
k every civilized household, are becoming every year!
motl Bcarce arjd cosliy jn Honolulu. We used toft
pay six cents a quart for milk; it is now ten, and
promises to be fifteen, i-ggs will average in price
from five to six cents a piece the year round we
bave bought them in former years for 25cts per
dozen. Anything like a chicken fit for tbe table,
commands from a dollar to a dollar and a half three
rials used to be the price. For Island made butter,
seventy-five cents per pound is now demanded! and
.paid, whereas it was formerly but forty cents.' As
urine scarcity of milk and butter, (and the conse
quent high prices) this is undoubtedly owing to
the long-continued drought of last year resulting in
the drying up of pastures and the perishing of thou
sands of cattle. It would seem that we must resort
to imported milk as well as butter. But it is cer
tainly a matter of surprise, in view of tbe demand
and the high rates paid for eggs and fowls, that some
one has not ere this gone systematically into the
business of producing them for the Honolulu market.
Library and Reading Room Association'. We
are requested to call tbe attention of members to
the fact that the regular monthly business meeting
of the above association will be held at their rooms
this Saturday evenjng at 7 o'clock, and that a
full attendance is desired. During tbe past week
tbe collection of bocks, which is already assuming
respectable proportions, has been enriched by a
contribution of betw een one hundred und fifty and
two hundred volumes from His Honor Judge Joqcs
It affords us sincere pleasure to record this act "ef
liberality and public spirit on the part of our wor
thy friend tbe Judge, and we shall be very much
mistaken if it does not serve as an effectual re
minder to others among us, of their duty and priv
ilege in this matter. This is the first serious at
tempt that has ever been made to establish a pub
lic library in Honolulu, and those among us who
have the means, owe it to themselves and to the
community, in which they have lived and prosper
ed to sec that the enterprise receives a generous
and hearty support We learn that since we last
alluded to tbe subject of the library, in addition to
Judge Jones', contributions bave been received
from Mr. O'Halloran, Paymaster Hurlbert, U. S.
N.. and E. O. Hall & Son, the latter being in ad
dition to a former contribution already noticed.
The British Bex evo lest Society. The annual
business meeting of this useful association was held
on tbe evening of April 80. in the Hall of Pucific
Hose Company, Theo. H. Davies, Esq., the Vice
President, in the chair. The Report of the Treasur
er, Hon. A. S. Cleghorn, was read and. accepted, as
Balance on band from last meeting $ Wfi.52
Surplus from Banquet 17.25
Donations from Liillinghani k Co. on opening
their new store 20.00
Subscriptions of 104 members $fi 624.00
Received for interest 24.00
From Mr. Alfred Houlder (Houlder Bros. Lon
don) Life membership 50.00
Paid relief of 7 men, 2 families, 1 woman $1077.50
Paid for sundries 1.2S
Balan:e on band 4) .02
The Society then proceeded to the election of
officers for the ensuing year, (the British Commis
sioner being perpetual President) when the following
gentlemen were re-elected : ineo. 11. Davies, iaq.
Vice President ; J. S. Smithies, Esq. Secretary ;
Hon. A. S. Cleghorn, Treasurer. The Executive
Committee consists of the Vice-President, Secretary
and Treasurer, together with the Hen. Godirey
Rhodes an J Messrs. Alex. YouDg, Geo. Lucas and
II. Giles. A special committee was appointed to
canvass tbe other Islands and solicit subscriptions in
aid of the Society's fund, consisting of tbe Hon. G.
Rhodes, Hon. A. S. Cleghorn and Mr. W. J. Robert
son. The subject of the observance of the Society's
anniversary which occurs on the 24th of May,
Queen Victoria's birth-day was considered, and it
was decided to have the usual banquet, tickets for
which may be bad of the officers of the Society. The
disbursements of the British Benevolent Society
during tbe year in relieving distress have amounted
to the very considerable sum of $1077-50, a proof of
the usefulness of the organization, while tbe con
tingent expenses have amounted to only $1.25. It is to
be hoped that from among tbe number of our for
eign residents who are proud cf having been born
tinder the British flag, a large addition will be made
during the coming year to tbe list of subscribing
members, and thus enable the Society to efficiently
carry oat its noble mission.
CncrrsK Coolies We Cod tb following par,
graph in our eastern exchanges, which would iodU
cata that philanthropy Is making a move for tat
stoppage of lb supply of contract laborers from
Hongkong even. So far aa these Islands are con
cerned, tbey are a Paradise for Chinamen cr as
other laborere, and to charge our system of labor as
being " a modified form of slavery," would be aa
" By the Chinese embassy at Washington it U as
serted thst the coolie slave trade has been aupprw4
in ait ports of the empire by tbe Rovernment. bat
that the laws are evaded ia the British Colony at
Hongkong, whence all shipments of Chin peons
or contract laborers are made. Tbe president is to
be asked by congress, eo a special dispatch says, to
inquire into the truth of these statements, and If
they are verified, to negotiate with the English
Government fjr the suppression of a t raffia whloh is
charged to be only a modified form of slavery.
A Rcyisiscescc Coder the head of " DasebaU
Notes,' a recent number of the N. T. Clipper baa
the following referenoe to a present resident of Hono
lulu, who tbirty-four years ago lived ia New Tork.
" During the years 1842 and 1843 a number of
gentlemen would casually assemble on the riot cf
ground now occupied by Gilmore's Garden, in this
city, to indulge in a game of ball, bringing with
them their bats, ball, eto. It was customary for
two or three players, occasionally daring the season,
to go around in tbe forenoon of a pleasant day, and
muster up players enough to play a frame. A
" change of base " was necessary In 1844. they
meeting at what is now Thirty-fourth street and
Lexington arenue. In tbe early part of 1845, Ales.
J. Cartwright, who had become an enthusiast in the
game, proposed to form a regular organization.
His proposal was acceeded to, and Messrs. W. R.
Wheaton. Cartwright, D. F. Curry, E. R, Dapignio
and W. II. Tucker formed themselves into a board of
recruiting officers, and soon obtained names enough
to make a respectable show. Thus it ceoarred that
a party of gentlemen of this city oganised the
Knickerbocker, which was the nucleus of the dis
tinctive American game of baseball, so popular now
in all parts of the United States, and the original
organiration from which the succeeding clubs de
rived their rules of playing."
Ma. Editor : Tbe Legislature ef 187C passed an
" Act to regulate the Currency," by which the gold
coins of the United States were made the standard
and legal tender. This law has been in operation
for over two years and yet no United States gold is
in circulation. I bave thought for some time that
tbe defect in our Act is this: debts of fifty dollars
may be paid in silver, and debts of larger amounts
are payable lo silver and gold in certain proportions.
We bave thus endeavored to enforce a double stand
ard, L e. both gold and silver, an impossibility.
According to the well known law of political economy
that coins of lesser intrinsic value la circulation side
by side with eolns of greater value, whloh pass at
the same nominal rate, drive eut tbe more valuable
coins from circulation. We havs found that Ameri
can half dollars, French five frano pieces and U. 8.
trade dollars, in fact our heterogeneous silver has
driven out the U. S. gold, and silver is practically
our standard. This will continue to be tbe esse; for
so long as by law every debtor can pay claims
against him which are fifty dollars pr lets, in silver,
he will use the cheaper coin lo do this with and the
gold which otherwise would be used, not being
wanted for this purpose will find Its way abroad, be
ing more valuable. This same principle applies to
the other sections of our law whloh allow ths pay.
ments of larger debts with a certain large proportion
of silver, and which has become a dead letter in onr
community, by common consent. Tbe remedy would
be to fix the limit for wbioh silver sbatl be legal ten-
flpv to rlplifa nf fiw ft, ton dntlar anil ii n1r tit
payments of all debts over this amount payable In
Tbe products of this Kingdom being sold abroad
for gold, we would then receive gold for them here,
and gold would stay.
A few weeks ago I wrote to Prof. Sumner of Vale
College, the author of a book entitled " The History
of American Currency," and a recognized authority
in such matters, giving him a sketch of our currency
laws and the condition of our monetary affairs. Tbe
subjoined reply from Prof. Sumner explains itself
and will, I hope, prove instructive. It will be seen
that Prof. Sumner fears no disastrous results from
putting a completely gold tender law into operation
immeuiaieiy. tie ueeu not, in aueu a case, icnr tne
exportation of gold by the Chinese. If tbey, as well
, 1 r . i I . if 1 . . . -.
a wit vtb, h ff kir dsbi here in gold,
sufficient gold for this purpose will remain here and
be in active circulation, instead of being stored as at
present in tbs Treasury. I have no further room.
but hope that the matter msy be discussed seasona
bly, and that the Legislature of 1880 may pass tbs
niee.r .m.nt,ment. m Dn, i, i iMa .v..
necCMarJr "" ' w. iaorder that
may not continue to do a losing business with Cali
fornia our market. Twenty per cent, on oar products
is worth saving I Your obedient servant,
A. F. JlTDIi.
New Havk, April 4, 1879.
Mr Dear Sir : I am very much obliged to you
for the Information about your lender laws. The
diagnosis of your disease is not difficult. Your law
makers have tried tbe old game; to make it easy for
debtors to pay debts. Tbe only wsy to do that U to
let them off on paying 89 cents or less where they
owe one dollar. The trouble is that tbe creditors
cannot be caught after the first time. So you bave
simply gone over to a silver standard, and you have
nothing else. When yon speak of American silver
coins, do you mean our halves snd quarters f If
you do, your currency is depreciated over 20 per
cent, below its assumed standard, and the cons-,
quences are natural, exchange is high and the export
tation of gold is profitable, while silver goes to you.
Neither is it strange that your exports fall below
your imports of merchandise. You do not state the
I (amount of paper promises to pay silver afloat. Are
these also driving out even silver T
You cannot get gold into circulation while your
law stands as it does.
To answer yonr questions categorically:
1. The limit ($50) for silver is far too high, es
pecially if tbe prices of living are low and the wealth
small, i. e. if the mass of the people went and use
only small coins. How does that stand T Is $00 a
' large sum of money " for tbe masses of your native
and foreign population ?
2. Silver ought to be payable for not over $10,
better still $5, if you want a gold standard and sli
3. The restoration of the gold standard in fact has
nothing to do with the export.) and imports one wsy
or the other. Your statistics show exports in excess
of imports. You say thu is balanced by freights and .
insurance. It ia certainly baianeed by something.
If you reform your monetary laws ibe imports and
exports will sat all balance, because they must always
balance unless you are running In debt abroad or
others running in debt to you. The reform of your
money laws would, however, correct the exchanges,
and bring you into sound relations to other nations
according to tbe value of your products.
You must suffer great loss now in your relations
with California. I mean that you do not get as
much manufactured goo Is as yon ought to, for a ton
Is not gold at a premium in silver, or in Treasury
Certificates of Deposit ?
There would be an export of golJ, I should say, if
there were any more gold in the country than is
needed to pay duties. If you use gold and nothing
else (except subsidiary silver), yea need have no
fear that it will " go out " in any way to do you
harm. What harm could it do you T You would
drain from California all that was drained from yon,
and keep all you needed all the time. I ws very
glad to bear from you, and hope that I have answer
ed to tbe point. Yours very sincerely,
W. G. Scmhkr.
New York, April 7. The Herald to-day prints a
communication from Professor King, the balloonist,
in which he claims to have overcome tbe hitherto in
superable difficulty of sustaining a balloon at a great
altitude, loss of lifting-power by leakage, and in
crease of weight by absorption of atmosphere mois
ture, by contraction at a low temperatare, gradaal
loss of ballast, etc. He proposes to attempt in doe
season to cross the Atlantio in the air. lie intends
establishing works at Manhattan beach, where al
ready he has secured a site. He will build shops
and gas works and construct two balloons 1C5 feet la
diameter each, with which to make captive ascension
with a cable of 1000 feet.
r.rVER . DirKsosr,.