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Fit WAT. JHGCST"Z. 173.
Thrt week tu bea aa excadlcgiy qoiet one in
Commercial circle.. Taew ha. bn lt one aval f rom
foreign jxrt-tha Ravenacrai fr Liverpool, with
toefcauUia,vaWat about ,10.000, and one departure,
the H W Almy. fur Ban Frsnclsc-o. with dome. tic rro
cnce valued at 10,70 e.
An Item of Interest in mercantile and business cirrWs
la romprlaed in tb conTx.n.lfn.( which tu taken
jUce tha pat week between the Chamber cf Cnnmenre
nl tha Minister of Finance), rcapevtina regulations
raada by htm aa to taxation return. The reg-ilatiun
taakins it obligatory upon persona who claim exemption
for debt they are owelng to atate to whom they owe
uch debts, aa well aa the persona and the amounts
trwing them, waa decided to b Injurious and unneces
sary, and ta MinUU-r waa aakej to rescind the rule.
W understand that he has declined to do so. but assures
the arrllcantt that they hare no frar cf any expo,
iirsj of thai private affairs by making the retorna aa re
quired, the arc hi Tea of the department being a scaled
fcock to tha general public, flowever Lis maj be. and
fcowerer tha Miniater may be acknowledged V be in the
trlct Line of duty in demanding all that belongs to the
Treasury, it ia quite apparent that oar taxation system
la a good deal of a muddle, and needs remodelling.
The barkentine Discovery is about daefroru San Fran
cisco, and the P M 8 8 Citycf New York will be due from
the Coloniea on Monday.
1L0XG THE Will RYES.
At Brewer k. Co'a wharf, the Hawaiian bk Ealakaoa
la loading slowly; she will probably sail some time next
w 'xk for San Trancisco.
At the Old BteamshiD wharf, the Am ship Got Good
Win is discharging machinery Ac; after discharging, she
Will proceed to San Francisco.
At the P M 8 8 dock the Brit ship Raveascrag ia dis
charging a general cargo.
The Am tern Hera, is in the stream, waiting fur cargo.
It will be aeen by tha list of Teasels expected, that
there are about twelve that are due any time within the
&Xt tan or twelve days.
The PUS 8 City of New York, will be due from the
Cclonlea, Monday P M en route to San Francisco.
The arh. Eustace. Cap Bt, (nence 35th lost for Han
Francisco) returned to port yesterday, leaking, making 18
In-'hse of water per hour.
POUT Or H02J0X.TJX.U. II. z.
V Caste I a far II " I si f rssa Foreigss Parts.
Brtt bk Stormy fetrel, Glasgow doe
Hiw bgtoe Violet, Booth 8e Islands, ever due
Am bk Amy Turner. Bcatoa. doe Oct S-10
Brtt bk The Frederick, Liverpool, dje Vp 25-30
11. iw bk H C WvUe, Bremen, doe Kept 10
Am bk Laura Burohass, New Tor, disc Vow V-i
Br bk viola. Liverpool due Oct 20-2A
Cr ak Augusts, Cardiff, to sail middle June
Aia bk Msrmtoo, Barrade Inlet, doe
Brit bk Lady Head, London, to sail in all July
A r tec Joe Wool ley. Una do 1 (lamia, due fVp 1-S
Am bktne Discovery, Ban Franeiero, due Sept 1-b
Am bktne Joe Perkins, Port Gamble, doe Aug 26-30
Am sua City of Mew York, Sydney, doe Bept 1
Brit stnx Australia. Baa Francisco, due 4ept &
Brit bk Csama, Liverpool, loading July 10
Ipoaoia. Whampoa. to sail in all July
Am bk O C Murray, Baa Francisco, doe Sept 1-5
Nor ham Castle from Glasgow to tail middle of A a rust
Haw echr Nettie Merrill, Smth Sea IUola, due at Lahaioa in
Estates ecjir F.Js4. Fsnr'ngs Island, doeEept a-10
Am bktne E., Baa Francisco, hep 4-10
TCiEU IN POUT.
Ana topes! sch Loleta, Dexter
Ca bk Kalakaoa, Jenka
Am tarn 11 era, M onsen
Hi btrtne Pomare, Oooding
An snip Oer Goodwin, Lester
Bnt ship Raveaacrag. Befgan
A 01 topsail echr Eustace, Bote
Aag 23 Brit ship KsTesacrag. Biggan. 153 days from
Liverpool, ria Madeira. 123 days
25 Am topsail echr Eustace, Bote from B Francisco
29 Am topsail echr Eustace, Boie, from sea, leaking
(lag JS Am topsail scar Eustace. Boie. for Fan Francisco
V 37 Am bk Jenny Plus, "invert, for Port Gamble
2J Am bk U W Almy, Freeman, for San Francisco-
1.1 baiee blankets. Ml eaaee dry goods. 210 cases brandy
33 caaes dundees, 80 bdls fence wire, 13 bbls chairs. 2 m
Bra bricks. 2 m common brick, 12 casks and 63 casea
wlsea, 21)0 pkga mtsc mchdse.
For flan Francisco, per H W Almy. Aug 20 1269 pkga
sugar. 3UO baga rice. Horn value 140.765 69.
From Madeira Islsnds. per Bavenscrsg, Aug 25 135
miea, 110 females, ITS children.
For San Francisco, per II W Almy, Aug 29 Mrs J A
i Kix, Hnry JlraU. F. T Webb. -
At Pleula, Honolulu, on the 2th inat, to the wife of
Wm. H. Jarrett. son.
Coock In this city. Aug. 29. Mr. Joseph P. Cooke
the Arm of Castle A Cooke) sgea 41 years.
The funeral will take place at 4 p. x. to day. from the
lata residence of the deceased, corner of King and Alapal
Bow Ia this city, Ang. 2S. O. W. Buowx. aged
bout 80 years, a naUve of Jiew York city.
Mju Editob : It is remarkably surprising how
!onioas the Heathen Chinese are. Though their
looks are blsnd " and innocent, yet they are ex
tremely calculating "ia trickt that are vain."
There is now ia oar midst a Chinese Theatrical Com
pany, and it is asserted by those wto seem to be in
formed, that it consists of seventy members. The
grand stars of this goodly company, positively.state
that, for the successful performance of dramatic
efforts, It is necessary that the company he allowed
the privilege to partake of that oul entrancing and
InspiriniTirug called opium. My China-boy in
fanned &: last night, that he was going to join the
Chinese Theatricals. After asking him the reason of
his joining the said theatricals, he answered, " Me
smokes opum, Miaee Wildee gibee chancee smokee
cpum. No can smokee, no can plsyee." So this
magnetic company are going to petitioa the Minister
cf the Interior to f rivilege them in the consumption
ef thisn ice drag as a stage adjunct
Such diplomacy on the part of Mr. John evinces
'very Bice and delicate skill in his art of cunning
ness and strategy. Once permitted to use opium,
from which to draw, by swift inhalation and slow
exhalation, the grand and godlike inspiration that
rivea dramatia effect to his personal efforts, Mr.
John will glory over the numerical host of aiders,
which this wise strske of diplomacy will rally to bis
privileged den, Cms.
Mlsttk nxxDrrc : Be the powers, long life
ta yer honor, n wad ye mind lettin me spake a
word to ye about th antiks of that spalpeen 0
Phanig&n, who writ ye a spache last weak, an
whose lathar was a potheen dastroyer among the
bog of the " ould Dart." Mick was on the
wharf sure enoaf, but how the divil be could see
was more than I tan tell?jer Honor, for both of
big peepers were as black as the ace of spades, an
his head was as big as the tbayterman' sody
f6antin. But that I want to say yer Honor is,
lit all that Mick was afther comin from tho wake,
and waa a little wake himself, share be tould the
blessed truth about the lamps being oat. And
says Mick to me says be " share they ought to
hate a few lamps with refrigerators, down here,"
bvs te. And says 1, sbure and yure right Mick.
Then says be to me says Mick, " faith its a won
der that the divil himscl don't come here to stay
nights." For mind ye yer Honor the place was
as black as pa bat, and begorra just then a man
came rushing up and a wilder man I never saw
yer Honor, when says Mick to me agin, says he,
" "that's the boy that runs the stameboats and if ye
spake to Lira in a whisper and tell bim ye broke
5r lee because the lamps was out, maybe be d
make them put the lamps in and kape a poor
baste of a borse or a pig from breakin the tame
Wid that ye- Honor me Tipperary blud boiled
and wid me fist in Mick's eye 1 told bun to do
his own dirty work fur divil a hair did I care,
whether the lamps with refrigerators waa put
there or not. So that yer honor is the vbole
sthory yer Honor and that on the Honor of,
MT Ecrro : If Jo00 ewca Ricbr1 Roe
- quarterly account." (amount noi nowu, .ua
Eichard Eoe owes J. Smith a acrresponding amount,
aad J. Smith owes S. Brown not quite so much, and
S Brown ewes John Doe a little more, and the peo-
s rv, Tine. Smith and Brown, enough to bal-
V" :.-n ,!. with each other and leave them a
tmforUblsWin.. (providing tbey could pay up.
whk nltt)d Doe, Eoe Smith and Brown
Tws SAa Francisco three times the amount of such
mVrSn! where is th. balance coming from tn pay
Frincisco T Ia thunder tones the answer comes.
San A rancisco t Sugar has more of a debt
f ?S-Tola 'mihinfry. labor etc than it
T p MessrsT Doe. Boe. Smith and
LwuilUCI v 1 K
Erown. Ah! eh?
f SATt JWA V. A UGUST SO.
j TitsDAT next, September 2nd, wiil be tho
ADDirerfrarj or the birtb of Her Iiojal Mizhness
ihe Heir A parent to the Hawaiian Throne.
II. II. II. Ltdia Kaxakaeha Lilhgkalam was
boro Sej t. 2nd. 1S33. We eiprees the universal
sentiment of her rojle, bj wboia ehe is loved
and rejcteJ, in wirLing her man Lap pj returns
of the daj.
Nv A VISIT TO THE VOLCANO.
Unquestionably the most ezpeditioas ta well as
pleasant and (atisfactorv trip to the Volcano of
Kilauea and back that has ever been accomplish
ed, was that performed by the part which Jeft
Honolulu on Tuesday the 18th instant, at 4 p.
ni., and returned on Scmday the 24th, at 5 a. m.,
having been absent four dajs and thirteen hours.
His Excellency the Minister of the Interior was
the hoot, the steamer Like like the conveyance,
and the invited guests were oar distinguished
visitors from California Dr. Gwin, Gov. Low,
Hon. Mef-rrn. Money and McCoppin, and others,
including enteral ladies. The entire trip was
planned in all ita details by Mr. Wilder, and the
schedule was thoroughly carried out almost to a
minute, from the start to the return. We will
give the steamer's time of arrival at different
points on the upward trip, which will be of in
terest when we remember the old-time " leer
ing tortures, long drawn out," of travelling by
schooner between the Islands. Leaving Hono
lulu at 4 p. ni.,
Arrived at I-ahaina, at
. 1.20 a. M.
. .:jo a. u.
. 7.x a. at.
. 1.15 r. m.
. 3.30 p. X.
.11.00 p. M.
. 4.00 A. X.
Thirty-six hours from Honolulu to Uilo, in
cluding stoppages to land the mails, passengers
and freight at six different ports must be con
ceded as excellent time. During all the voyage
the weather was propitious, the winds were gen
tle aire, (fur the trades) and not a drop of rain
Two of the original party left the steamer at
Maalaea, for the purpose of visiting the sugar
estates of East Maui some of the most flourish
ing on the Islands and more particularly to
personally inspect the progress of the famous
Ditch and Irrigation Works of the Hawaiian
Commercial Company, of which Claus Sprecklcs,
Enq. was the projector and II. Schuesler, Eaq. is
the engineer, and of which more anon.
Touching at Makena (Malee's Landing) at
7 o'clock on Weneeday morning, the steamer
croeecd the frequently rough channel between
Maui and Hawaii with much less than the usual
amount of rolling, arriving at Kawaihae at 1.15
p.m. and at Mahukona, the principal landing and
port of embarkation of the rich agricultural dis
trict of Kobala, at 3.30. There are six thriving
sugar plantations in Kobala, and room for six
more, which it will have when the railroad is
built. Here two more of the excursionists left
the steamer for the purpose of M prospecting
while the main party pursued their way towards
Uilo, whence the land journey was made to the
volcano. After leaving the landing the steamer
passed rapidly along the shores of Kobala, in
smooth water, and the bright sunlight of a trop
ical afternoon. The scenery was at once bcauti
ful and grand. On the right was the fertile Ko
bala district, sloping from the seashore to the
distant wooded mountain range, the white houses
of the inhabitants dotting the landscape and
shining in the afternoon sun, with here and there
the tall chimney of a sugar mill amidst the deep
er or lighter green of the surrounding fields of
cane. On the left the Island of Maui, with its
immense extinct crater of Haleakala, showing a
well defined outline above the clouds which, low
er down, clung about the seamed and precipitous
windward side of the island. Steaming around
the North end of the Island of Hawaii, night over
took the steamer before the tourists could get
more than a glimpeo of the grand scenery of Ha
makua, with its steep and rock bound coast and
great gulches, down which flow never-failing
streams of water the district which contains
more rich cane land than any other in the Is
lands. At 11 o'clock at night the steamer stop
ped at Laupahoehoe (one of the big gulches) to
land passengers and mail, and then on to ililo,
where she arrived at 4 o'clock in the morning,
and aroused the inhabitants with the scream of
her whistle before daybreak.- In fact, she Was
considerably ' ahead of time " all along the
rou'e from Honolulu, and caused people on shore
to inquire what's up ?"
As our tourists stood on the deck of the steam
er while daylight came over the wide expanse of
ocean to the eastward and gradually lighted up
the scene, the beauties of Uilo and its surround
ings drew forth universal expressions of adniira
tion. Just in front was the town (or whilom
village) of Uilo, built upon the semi-circle of
the bay, on the sandy beach of which the break
ers roared and foamed, and embowered amongst
dense foliage of tropical growth were the white
cottages of the residents with here and there a
modest cturcb spire. To the north were seen
the tall chimneys of eugar mills.
In the background was the towering peak of
Mauna Kea, 13,805 feet above the level of the
sea. the highest land in the group. Farther to
the south eest was Mauna Loa, like a huge dome,
only about 100 feet lower than its twin, having
an altitude of 13,700 feet.
Leaving the pleasant town of Uilo and its hos
pitable residents at half-past 8 o'clock on Thurs
day morninz. the party rode on horsebaak
a 49 " AV er
through the umbrageous wilds along the uplands,
without encountering a single shower of rain a
remarkable circumstance for Ililo, even at this
season and arrived at the " balf-way bouse "
at half-past 12 o'clock. Here a rest was bad
and lunch, and at 2 p.m. at the call of the omni
present and ever vigilant host and leader (Mr.
Wilder) the party was mounted and away
again on the long upward stretch over undula
ting 41 jaboeboe " leading to the crater. The
Volcano House was reached at two minutes past
six o'clock, only two minutes behind the time
previously announced by our Lost and guide as
that at which we should arrive at the great goal of
our expectations. And here an agreeable as well
as exciting surprise awaited ns. That very day
at the hour of ten in the morning, the volcano
which, with the exception of occasional demon
strations of lile bad been rather torpid as if in
honor of the strangers who bad come so far to
visit it bad burst forth in an eruption of unusual
power and grandeur. From the old pit of Hale
maumau, (in Hawaiian, ' House of Everlasting
Fire ") in which although the fire has never
quite disappeared since the memory of man, and
wherein it has sometimes Iain for months like a
sleeping giant, it had burst forth with renewed
life, and the pit was seething like a vast cauldron,
throwing high its pillars of liquid Sre and flame,
and sending forth its streams of lava, with loud
explosions and strange subterranean sounds,
As though an earthquake smack 'd Its mumbling lips
O'er some thick-peopled city."
The Volcano Houee, at which the party were to
pass the night, is a well-appointed and generally
well-managed hostelry, situated near the brink of
the great crater of Kilauea, on the southern edge.
From its verandah after supper the touridts had
an excellent view of the magnificent display of na
ture's pyrotechnics going on before them in the
great pit, one thousand feet deep and nine miles
in circumference. Tbo glare of the liquid flowing
j rocks, even at a distance of three miles from the
; spectator, was like that of a vast forest on fire,
t : l L - : l. - a ; on.l mM Anil
wiku ;uuu iijt&fc ii win, uiiui "JV- w
fell in lambent flame like the blast from some
But " early to bed and early to rise " was the
! monition from our host end cbaperone, so the
hour of 10 p. at. found everybody in bed and un
der blankets for Kilauea is six thousand feet
above the sea level and the air i decidedly cool
after nightfall. At a quarter before 5 o'clock on
Monday morning the entire party proceeded to
make the descent into the crater. This was done
in single file, following a native guide, and the
distance down the side of the abyss to the ledge
or shelf which intervened before we reached the
region of perpetual fire is about 800 feet. It is
rather steep, but well worn by the fet of fre
quent tourists, and comparatively easy of descent.
' Facills descensus averno." Over a rpugh bed of
clinkers and volcanic rocks, thrown about in
every conceivable shape, our party proceeded un
der the leadership of the native guide until they
came to the ledge overlooking the South Lake, as
it is called, a mass of liquid lava, from perLaps a
quarter of a mile in some places to four or five
hundred feet broad, the fiery mass some five hun
dred feet below the ledge, staying and surging
hither and yon, like the tides of the ocean.
Thence to the flow, which had poured forth from
Ualemaumau the previous day and nigbt, to tbe
length of two miles or more. The force of the
eruption bad subsided for the time, but the river
of fire was still there, though it no longer ran,
and standing on tbe brink our tourists thrust
the ends of their long sticks into tbe 6eething
mass and withdrew them all aflame.
But time pressed, and having gratified their
curiosity in seeing the Hawaiian Elephant one
of the wonders of tbe world the party returned
from out of this " bottomless pit," from the
neighborhood of the lake which burneth with
fire and brimstone," to the surface and terra
firma, with the feeling. which everyone experiences
after having been close to a live volcano, that
they had been singularly thoughtless of danger at
the time. For there is no telling at what mo
ment the whole treacherous bottom of the crater
may tumble in. In the presence of these partial
but mighty exhibitions of Nature's concealed for
ces, man is powerless and cannot be otherwise
than serious. No wonder Jhat here the ancient
Uawaiiana located the residence of a vengeful
deity. But the New Dispensation has taught -us
" The dread volcano ministers to good ;
Ita smothered flames might undermine the world ;
Loud tnaa jEfulmlnate In love to man."
Mingled with our sense of gratification at the
wondrous sights we Lad seen, was a feeling of re
gret which will be lasting, that we could not
have tarried longer at Kilauea. As it is, the
memory of the brief episode wiil be lifelong.
We reached the Volcano House at half-past
8, having spent three hours in the crater. After
an excellent breakfast, for the enjoyment of
which the mountain air and the exercise had giv
en sharp appetites, we started at 10 o'clock for
tbe seashore, where, at the port of Keaubou, the
steamer was to meet and take us on board for the
return voyage, at 3 r. u. The road from Kilauea
to Keaubou is down hill, and a dreary ride over
" clinkers " and ' pahoeboc " rocks. The mon
otony was somewhat relieved by a chase after
wild turkeys, of which quite a number were seen,
and two of the party succeeded in capturing five
by running them down. Arrived at the landing
of Keaubou at fifteen minutes before 2 p. m., and
tbe steamer came in at 2.40. At 3 o'clock we
were under way for Mahukona direct. Little of
tbe Kau district was seen before darkness inter
vened, but tbe glimpse that was had of tbe region
about Pahala, showed things looking quite green.
Passing the great districts of Kau and Kona during
the night, the Likehke arrived at Mahukona, in
Kobala, at 4.30 on Saturday morning. 'Forty
minutes thereafter tbe excursionists were on their
way on horseback to Kobala Plantation, some
ten or twelve miles inland. After an inspection
of the works and grounds of this, one of tbe most
successful and well managed sugar estates in the
group, and partaking of a substantial breakfast,
tbe party returned to the steamer, which left for
Maalaea on Maui, at 12.15. Tbe channel between
tbe two Islands was crossed in three and a-half
hours, and after a short detention at Makee's
landing, Maalaea was reached at 6 p. u. Here
two of tho party went on shore to visit the East
Maui Plantations and the irrigation works, and
those who had left us on the way up for a simi
lar purpose came on board. Leaving Maalaea
about 7 o'clock and touching at Lahaina for a
half an hour, we arrived at Honolulu at 5 o'clock
a. v. on Sunday morning.
The writer is aesured that he speaks tbe uni
ted and hearty sentiment of all who composed the
party of tourists to Maui and Hawaii and back to
Honolulu, when he states that the excursion waa
not only a success, in the usual acceptation of the
term, but a most enjoyable one in every particu
lar ; and to Mr. Wilder for bis untiring attention
to the needs and comfort of his guests, we are
mainly indebted for that result.
Is government absolutely powerless to prevent
or control tbe incoming tide of male Chineso
immigration ? At first there was some ground
for excuse in permitting it, in tbe pressing need
for labor on the sugar plantations; but that need
is no longer pressing. As we are advised, labor
ers are to be bad in sufficient numbers to meet
requirements at fair wages. Besides, here are
the recently arrived Portuguese, and tbe prospec
tive immigration of South Sea Islanders. But
the undesirable Celestials are now filling the
country, and more are coming, and they will
continue to come in increasing numbers, bo long
as there is no check applied. We are informed
that the Euphemia from Hongkong is on tbe way
with two hundred and fifty, and the Discovery will
also bring a large number from San Francisco.
Is it not time that the eyes of tbe Ministry were
open to the suicidal policy of this continued in
flux of male Chinese or have they so little re
gard for the future prospects of the native people
and of the country as to look on with indiffer
ence while both are being swamped and ruined?
Is the Hawaii of the future to become tbe heri
tage of tbe Mongolian, in preference to tbe
native and the Caucasian? Such appears to be
the present drift of things. Here is a significant
paragraph from a late Oregon paper :
' Major J. R. Bean, who left here for Honolulu
some two months ago, intending, if suited with the
prospect, to move bis family there and settle down,
returned here again last evening. Honolulu, be
says, is no place for an American. Tbe Chinese
have practically gained control of tbe islands. They
have intermarried with the natives and gained their
friendship, and consequently the trade of the islands.
There are several large Chinese establishments in
Honolulu, he says, duiDg business on a capital of
half a million, and who are rapidly driving their
American competitors to the wall."
The people of California,' our next neighbors
and beet customers have shown by their action
in the adoption of the new Constitution, that
tbey regard tbe presence of the Chinese among
them es an unmitigated evil; and that Stat, the
best and strongest friend to our Reciprocity tieaty,
has already signified through the columns of its
most influential newspapers, that if we continue
to receive the Chinese in unlimited numbers, tbe
inducements for the continuance of our treaty
will be very materially lessened. The appoint
ment of a Chinese merchant as a member of the
Prfvy Council (however unexceptionable he may
be to us as a worthy citizen) will be viewed by
our neighbors as an event significant of future
Chinese progress here, and not by any means as
an indication of growing Caucasian principles
and civilisation. Verbvm tap.
Library and Beading Room.
e are pleased to sec that tbis institution which is
designed to meet a real need in tbis community, is
exhibiting a very commendable degree of enter
prise in the line of its appointed work. At the
last busiut'sa meeting. new Constitution and By
Laws were adopted, of th most liberal and prac
tical character. Tbe mrmberthip ia now open to
ail respectable persons of sixt-n years old and
upwards without quahScation of race, creed, or
any distinction whatever either natural or artifi
cial. The rooms are open every week day from
10 a. M. to 10 p. it., and on Sundays, from 9 a. it.
to 9 P. M. Cooks from tbe library may
be drawn out and returned every day and evening
except Sundays. By. the last arrival from San
Francisco an invoice of books was received em-,
bracing a number of tbe latest works of tbe most
popular authors. These are now on the shelves
and at the disposal of members. The library
whicb already contains nearly nine hundred vol
umes and is constantly increasing, comprises a
very good and diversified collection ol reading,
calculated to suit a variety ot tastes. Tbe supply
of papeis and periodicals regularly supplied to the
reading room is for a town of this size exceeding
ly liberal. S me of these are cubscribed for by
the association and oibers are furnished through the
liberality of friend. Tbe following can be found
on tbe tables at all times.
San Francisco Uullnin. Chronicle. Alta, Post.
Call. N-ws Letter. Sacmnit'tit'j Union. New
York Tribune. Herald. Ledger. Suii it or the Times.
Independent. I!.ton Jorurual and Pilot. Phila
delphia Progsess. Army and navy Journal. Scien
tific American. American Agriculturist. De
troit Free Press. Engineer. Manufacturer and
Builder. Iron Age. Sydney Mail. Auckland
Herald. Australasian. London Illustrated News
and Punch. American Puncb. Harper's Weekly.
Frank Leslies Illustrated and Popular Monthly.
London Saturday Review, Lloyd's Weekly. Week
ly Times. Dublin Nation. Jewish Messenger. Har
per's Monthly. Scribner's Monthly. Atlantic
Monthly. North American Review. Popular
Science Monthly. Appleton'a Journal. American
Journal Arts and Sciences. Eclectic Magazine.
London Quarterly. Edinburgh Quarterly, N. lirit
sib Quarterly. Westminster Review. Chamber's
Journal. Pacific Commercial Advertiser. Hawai
It is furthermore the desire and intention of tbe
officers of tbe association to provide not only a
reading room and library but also a convenient
place of pleasant resort, open at all reasonable
hours, where persons so disposed can spened their
leisure time agreeably as well as proBlably. With
tbis idea tbey have provided checker and chess
boards, dominos &c. which the members are free
to use at all times except Sundays, tbe only re
striction placed upon tbe use of games being that
there shall be no gambling that is to say no play
ing for stakes.
A separate room is provided for conversation,
Karnes Ac. so that those wbo desire to spend their
leisure time in a more sociable manner can do so
without in any way interfering with the quiet nec
essary to be preserved in a readiug room proper.
Tbe association have just secured a five years
lease of tho entire upper part of tbe building
where tbey are now located and will thus be ena
bled to enlarge their accommodations and pro
vide additional facilities for mental culture and
rational enjoyment as tbe needs ot the public and
the income of the organization may from time to
time warrant. The sum required from each indi
vidual member is quite small ; viz one dollar ini
tiation fee and fifty cents per month dues. No
formality is required in becoming a member ex
cept to sign tbe roll and pay the prescribed dues
when called for by tbe Treasurer. A careful esti
mate shows that at tbe above rate, a membership
of from two hundred and Gtty to three hundred
will be sufficient to pay all current expenses, keep
tbe reading room liberally supplied with news
papers and current periodical literature and leave
a surplus each year to be applied to tbe purchase
of books of permanent value for the library.
There ought in our opinion to be no question
about securing tbe necessary support for an insti
tution so well started, so intelligently organized,
so liberally conducted and so much needed as tbis
Knights of tub Lash. The hackmen at Niagara
Falls have obtained a world-wide, questionable rep
utation for themselves by the extortion tbey practice
upon the stranger wbo visits that wonder of the
world; and from the numerous complaints made of
late it would seem as if many of the express drivers
of tbis city were attempting to follow to a certain
extent tbe example set by their continental brother
knights of the lash. This bad practice of theirs
will not prevail, however, if the employer of a car
riage will pay attention to the following simple rules
and be guided accordingly. First Ask for the list
of prices, which every driver is supposed to have on
a card. Second If charged more than stated on
that list, pay tbe amount requested, and take tbe
number of the express. Third Report the number
of tbe wagon and the faots of tbe case at the Police
Station. By complying with these rules all bicker
ing or argument is avoided, and the overcharged
one will receive ample redress. Our officers are
willing to do their duty when the opportunity is
given. Try them stranger, and judge for your
self. To Policy Holders in the Security Life
In the fall of 1878 and igain last March, I called at tbe
office of the Receiver cf the Security Life Insurance
Company in New York City together with Mr. Wheeler
my correspondent. We found that the settlement of the
Company's accounts was delayed by litigation,-there be
ing two classes of claimi refused by the Receiver and re
ferred to the courts. One of these, included those policy
holders who had paid thsir premiums partly or wholly in
promissory notes, they claming pro rata dividends with
the rest of the claimants, regardless of their outstanding
notes. The other class included the heirs of such policy
holders as had paid theii premiums before the failure of
tbe company and had dld after the failure but within
the time covered by their last premiums ; these claim to
be paid the amount of tbeir policies in full before the
ordinary claimants receive anything. You will see that
both of these cases if deyided favorably would prejudice
Hawaiian policy holders, most of whom paid their
premiums in cash. At my last visit I read the decision
of the Recorder on botb points and found it unfavorable
to the petitioners and cf course favorable to you. The
cases had been taken cp to the court of Appeals and
were then still pending. The Receiver believed that
pro rata dividends of 5C per cent would be paid, unless
the Recorder's rulicg should be reversed, in that
case the amounts accniing to regular claimants would
be insignificant. I gathered also that it waa unlikely
that the amount paid oit by a policy holder in premiums
with interest would be allowed in full as a claim, but
that this sum would be discounted by the amount of
benefit he was suppose! to have received by being insur
ed for the time. I hopt to be able to give more satisfact
ory information on all points pertaining to your claims
at an early date. San ford B. Dole,
Attorney for Claimants against the Security
Life Insurance Co. Honolulu 27th, August 1879.
An Invoice of GENUINE
MADEIRA WINES !
DIRECT FROM MADEIRA,
Per Ship Irtavenscrag,
IN BOND OR DUTY PAID !
Gr. W. Macfarlane & Co.
Ex GOVERNOR GOODWIN
BEST PORTER, XXX STOUT !
QUARTS AND PINTS.
FOR SALE B "ST
H. II A C KFEliD Si. CO.
NEW MATTING !
Best I'outrnct Matting-,
both colored and white,
JUST RECEIVED FROM HONGKONG !
By tbe Bktn S11QNON. Also, a Email Invoice of
Very Fine Tea, Camphor Trunks !
Beat Quality in this Market, etc., for aale by
Jul. Sm Corner of King and Nnoana Streets.
r A SCAOIXAVI A.V A POSITION' l
a Store or Private Family. Perfectly wiliiof to make
himself generally awful.
Addme: SCAN PI II, this Office.
91,000. 01,000 cfe $GOO.
WAXTKD TO IXVKST THE ABOVE
T amounts either in First-Claa Securiuea or UoTrrn
u30t Address CAPITALIST, this Office.
rjMIE NEXT TERM WILL BEGIN OX
Wednesday, September 3rd,
and appEaaQta will ba axasakiad
ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
of the aama vrak at Paoahoa, beginning at 10 a. m.
an30 It BY ORDER OF TRCSTKES.
PACIFIC SUGAR MILL.
Capital 100,000, diTldfd Into 200 Snares of $500
caeh, Oae-half Paid Tp.
AT A MEETING OPTflE STOCKIIOLD
KK8 ia the abnre named loropany. hcM at Honolulu
thU day, the ondermeotiooaJ were electej aa I he first Officers
of the Company.
F. A. M-H1HFER. President
JCLICS HOTING..'. Trauarer
H EI MUCH RENJES Secretary
JOHN 11. PATY Aodiui
li El N RICH KENJES, Secretary.
Honolulu, August 27 lb, 18T9. ao30 at
5 MERCHANT STREET,
IMPORTER OF WINES AND LIQUORS,
Offers at reasonable prices the following
Loult Roderer, Id bond; Dry Monopole, in bond;
Eugene Clique, Heidsieck, Boozy Grand Vin,
Thoreau, Siltery Moeaeaux, Sparkliog Bock, ic.
Alio, the following Brandt of
GEEMAX BEER 0 IIAXD AXD TO ARRIVE !
aa30 Boca, Milwaukee, EC Louis aad Mailer's. lm
Life Insurance Company.
TB I RTY-FO fRTII AWTAL REPORT.
ASSETS (Cash) 3 8,000,000
ANNUAL. INCOME S ,000,000
CASH SURPLUS 7,000,000
IT. IIACIiFE.LI & CO.,
C. 0. BERGER, Special Agent,
For the Hawaiian Islands.
The only Company that issues
Tontine Investment Policies,
Being practically an Endowment Poilcy at the usual Lite
Bates. au30 lm
FORGETFULNESS of PEOPLE !
LET US SEE WHAT iT AMOUNTS TO.
The ReT. Dr. Hale was said to represent this class of
peraona lo a charm. He once went to the post office for his
letters; the Postmaster asked Mm his name. After a few
momenta hesitation he said, " truly, I have forgot." On his
way home to ask hia wile, he met a friend who extended his
hand, saying, "Good morning Dr. Hale." "Ah! yes, that's
it," said be, and retraced his steps for his letters
You may see many in Honolulu equally forgetful. For In
stance, aee that man on the street trying to smoke his cigar.
Puff, puff, puff, but its no go; it has lost its heat. Cast your
eye around and observe that other gentleman chest thrown
forward, head back, hat on three hairs, and hia every move
ment indicates a feeling of superiority. H is forgetful friend
says, " Where did you get that cigar t"
" Where else but at M A KCH A NT'S 1 "
"1 have just passed, but forgot to get some." and be imme
diately retraces his steps to Marcbaut's, where ia to be lound
tbe Choicral Cigiira. Pnre Spanish. Best Brands, Mew
York Club House, ami the other fancy Brands of California.
An entire new lot of Manillas kept in the finest Ten. To
baccoSmoking and Chewing, fresh from the manufacturer;
also on hand and constantly manufacturing Old Virginia and
justly Celebrated Mrdlraled. Pipes of choice kinds
Meerschaum, Wm4 mm CUj. Cigar and Cigarette Holders.
Cutlery at half price.
Now for an entirely new thing in Honolulu. Patent Sil
ver Pocket Tobacco Boxes, warranted to give nice flavor to
poor tobacco. Silver Match Boxes, so bright that they will
light a cigar by the mere touch. Caara of all aorta and
aizes, from a nice switch to a large club Tbe finest good, ia
the city. Send along yuur orders to
East side of Port street, just above Dillingham's, for anything
or everything. C O. 1). to any part of the Kingdom.
Kingdom, Mr. Julius lioting
ill act for me under lull
power of attorney. (au9 lm)
JOS. G TUCKER.
I.IOR RENT. TO A SINGLE GENTLEMAN
bv a Room, a short distance up the Nuuanu Valley, com
manding fine views of the surrounding scenery, harbor and
sea. Addresa A. B. 68 box Post Offlce. au23 lm
VOLUME 13 sfihe P. C. ADVERTISER,
bound or unbound. Ccpy of P. C. ADVERTISER,
January 26. 1878. Volumes 2.3 and 4 of Til K FKIEND.
.bound or unbound. 1 Set CONVENTION PAPERS, bound
or unbound. 1 Volume DAILY HERALD, bound or un
bound. Th; above are wanted to complete sets, for which lair
prices will be .paid by
au23 THQ3. Q. THRUM.
MRS. COLGATE BAKER'S
tTtRENCII. GERMAN- AND ENGLISH
Boarding and Day School for Young Ladies and Child
ren 848 and 860 Van Nesa A venue, San Francisco, California.
The School Year begins August 1st, 1879. For further in
formation, lettera addressed as above will reach Mrs. Baker, or
she refers ry permission to Mr. Joseph Cooke and Mr. Charlea
A. Gihon of Honolulu, and to Messrs. Williams, Blanchard St
Co , 8an Francisco. jyS 3m
PARTIES IN HONOLULU WHO HAVE
not made their returns of property in
EWA AND WAIANAE,
Are requested to fend them to the undersigned,
on or before the
1st DAY OF SEPTEMBER,
As on that date, the TAX BOOKS for the above District, will
be closed. D K. FYKE,
Tax Assessor for Kwa and Waianae.
Honolulu, August 22, 1879. au23 2t
Mortgagee's Notice of Sale I
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
I SAM UA L STAINES, the Mortgagee named in a cer
tain Indenture of Mortgage, dai.'d 18th April, 1879, made by
Henry Chamber la ine and Kahuaka hia wile to me, the said
Samuel Staines, will sell at Public Auction on Thursday, the
11th day of September, 1879, at 12 m. at Kohala, Island of
Hawaii, that certain Lease of Land, mane by liukukamoku
to Henry Chamberlaioe. dated 1-t Seiilember, 1875. for 20
years, or Record in I.iru-r S3, on page SUb. as by said Lease
more particularly appears. Also that certain premises situate
in Makawao, Island oi Maui, more particularly described in
Royal Patent, No. 2S85, issued to Kaowe. For further par
ticulara enquire of SAMUEL STAINES,
Or CKCIL BKOWN, Attorney for Mortgagee.
au'23 St Honolulu, Oahu, S. I.
HAVE JUST RECEIVED
A Choice Selection of
Superior in sttlk and dcrabilitt
to anv thai con be bought in this
town at the same price.
OI R MOTTO Small Profits
and Qnkk Returns !
Samples on api'lication sent to any
part of the Kingdom.
au23 3t GRANT a ROBERTSON.
FOR SALE !
ffMIAT VERY DEMKABI.K KKIUKi;K
M on Judd Street, adioinins the spacious premises now ia
course of erection by the Hon. S. Q. Wilder. Tbe lot contains
about one acre, with a large frontage on Judd Street, and ia
ell plunted wiih rrutt and Urnamental fchaue ireest cka
TIKW, UNSUKPASSKl). Government Water is about to be
laid on. There is on the lot a Dwelling House, containing Sit
ting Room, Dining-room and four Bed-rooms; a two-story
Kitchen, with servants' rooms above; Bath House, Carriage
Houae and other Out-houses. AIko, a Stream or Water run
ning through the lot. Title perfect. If Dot disposed of by
November next, it will be offered at public auction. For par
ticulars, apply to CECIL BROWN,
GORHAM MANUFACTURING 00.
A Very Fino Selection of tho Abovo Goods Just Received
from Providence, and for salo by
E. O. HALL & SOoST.
From the Establishment
REED ft BARTON
ILL OF THESE BEAlTHTL GOODS
At Prices to Suit the Times.
3 GARDKN I,AK. TWO XKATL.T
FCKNISIIED BKDKOOM3. aula
FROM THIS OA Y I SHALL NOT HAY ANY
debts without an order from my hn l.
Honolulu, Aug. 21, 1879. (au9 lm) 0. AKANA.
FINE AM) i'KKSII.AM) CONSTANTLY
on hand, r amities supplied every morning, or aa often
aa required. Manufactory, Hotel street, Bay Hotse premises,
opposite Knights of Pythias' Hall. au9 lm
vfMlOSE I'KEMISES SITUATE I X II I LO.
B opposite the Court House, suitable for a flrst-clasa Hotel.
A II in good order and repair. Apply to
J. II. CONEY, Honolulu,
fe8 79 or C. RICH ARDdON. Uilo.
ALL P ARTIES INDEBTED TO THE WAI
LVKU bTuRE of T. J. M08SM AN, are requested lo
make immediate pavm-nt to J. II. II A KK, as these accounts
are overdue, and as a certain disposition waa made July 23d,
of the Stock and Bills receivable of said Klore, and as tbe said
business is being wound up, all Bills unpaid will have lo be
collected by process of law. Prompt tsttlemeDt will save
August 15th, 1879. au9 If
TkURI.VG MY ABSENCE FROM THIS
JLF Kingdom tbe Hon. Chas. K. Bishop will act for me un
der a full Power of Attorney. J. MOTT SMITH.
Honolulu, July 7, 1879. jy li 3m
mTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
L w undersigned have been appointed Executors of tbe will
of Alexander Hutchinson, late oi Naalehu, Hawaii, deceased.
and all persons are hereby notified to present their claims
duly authenticated, whether secured by mortgage or other
wise, within aix months from the data hereof or .they will be
forevrr barred, and all persona indebted to said eatate are
notified to make immediate payment.
JOHN 8. WALKER,
J. O. CARTER.
Executors of the will of Alex. Hutchinson, deceased.
Honolulu, August 19, 1879. au23 lm
riMIE UNDERSIGNED HAVING BEEN
M. appointed administrator of the eatate of Luisa Kalapine,
late of Ewa, deceased, hereby notifiea all parties having
claims against the estate to present tho same within aix
months from the date of this advertisement, or they will be
forever barred; ana all parlies owing said estate are requested
to make Immediate payment to
Administrator Estate of l.uiea Kalapine, deceased.
Honolulu, July Z9th, 1879. au9 4t,
NOTICE OF CO-PARTNERSHIP.
riMIE UNDERSIGNED HAVE THIS DAY
M. entered into a co-partnership for the purpose of carrying
on Sugar Cane Planting at Kukuihaele, llamakua, Hawaii,
under the style and name of Trousa.-au & Uousman. Mr. G.
Trous.es u alone has the commercial signature and the entire
management of the business, he also assumes all liabilities to
CilAKLr.8 V. HoUSMAN.
Kukuihaele, llamakua, Hawaii, July 23th, 1879.
Referring to tbe above notics, Mr. Arthur Y. Houaman will
act for me under full power of attorney.
au9 1m C. V. tiOCSMAN.
G. W . MCHA1 & CO.
Have Received by the Ships
17- T O I GLASGOW,
And are also DULY EXPECTING hj Barks
STORMY PETREL and VIOLA,
Glasgow & Liverpool Respectively
Full Ass't of Merchandise,
Which they Offer for Sale, to
Planters, Traders, Store-Keepers
And Others, on very Liberal Terms, Vis s
White Linens, White Cottons, Tweed. Shawls,
Handkerchiefs. Hiirts, Drills. Denims, Prints,
Brilliants, Fancy Quods, Tailor's Uoods, Sheeting,
Table Linen and Napkins, Waterproof Tweeds,
4 c, Ac, Ac
Galv'd, Corrugated Roofing. Fence Wire,
Bar and Sheet Iron, a very full assortment;
Oalv'd Buckets and Tubs, all sizes; Iron Kettles,
Gslvanixed and black Iron Water Pipe, 3-8 to 2 in..
Iron Water Tanks, Hydraulic Jacks,
Hoop Iron, J to 1J in.
In Full Assortment, Tie:
Cases Pie Fruits. Pickles. Jams and Jellies, Raisins,
Currants, Chocolate, Split Peas. Sardines, Salad Oil,
Chutney, Pates, Vinegar, Candied Fruits and Preserves,
Coss-tqueS, Bon Boi.s, Ac, Ac,
All fioui tbe leading manufactures.
Cachet-Blanc and R' ederer Ch mpagnea of highest grade, j
Q. at M. Babetman Ac Son's unequnled Hock W ines, i
Finest Sherries and Porta, Amontillado and other Brands, j
dinger nine, uno Moscalel and Madeira Wines,
Hennessy 1. 2 and 3 Hiar Brandies, in wood or glass.
Ma-tells, Bisquits liubuche at Co., and BoutelIea.ua
Brandiea in Variety,
Cutter, Hume Sour-Maah, & Kentucky Favorite Whiskies,
Irish and ctch Whiakies, the best Brands,
Baas, Allsopps, McKwan and Foster'a A lea and Porters,
Mineral Waters, auch as Seltzer and Bitler Waters,
GENERAL MERCHANDISE, !
AC , AC , AC.
Best Portland Cements. White Lead, White Zinc,
Red Lead, Paint Oil, Ked and Green Composition,
Colsa Oil, Fire Bricks, Fire Clay, Wire Rope,
Patent Packing babbitt Metal,
Burlap Sugar and Kice Bags. Cotton Waste,
Heavy Burlaps, Taps and !iea, petroem Barrels,
8olr Wax and Stearine Candles,
lamily Soap, in 60 Boxes, Boxes Tin PWte assorted.
Floor Oil Cloth. Leather Beltm;, Blue Mottled Soap,
Grind tones, Steam and Stove Coal,
And a Large Assortment of
Crockery and Classware,
With many other Articles for the Trade, too numerous to
particularise. kspecial attention paid to Ordera from tie
othea Islands, and satisfaction guaranteed
C. W. MACFARLANE & Co.
ISLAND BUTTER ! ISLAND BUTTER t !
I7-RKSII ISI.tM) BUTTER RECKIVKI)
1 each week and constantly on hand by
aulfl 3t A. W. HI' Ml, M Fort BlreH.
riiiiK UMER.slNKI IIF.O TO INFORM
1 the Ladies or Honolulu ami. vicinity that tlxy hava se
cured the services of
A First-Class IDrossmakor I
Of years of experience in San I'ranclsro and other Faatersj
Cities. Orders promptly eaecutrd. and warranted to please.
aulOtf C RANT St ROBERTSON.
RARE CI1AXCK FOIl INVESTMENT.
Wanted by September 1st. or this year, &0,000 to
$00,000 on first mortgage, on a first clais Sugar Plantation,
valued at f 200 000.
Tha crop of 1RK0 will be from lOftO lo 1200 tons. Will imm
inence faking ofT 800 tons In Oainlx-r, 18Ttt. The Plantation baa
160 laborers, and W well found In Mulea, Carta. Ac Machinery
In Brat class order, and can crusrTaeven or eight tons per dap.
For further particulars apply to the nnderaignrd,
Ju23 A. J. TAHTWRianT.
ALL AXIMAI-H FOUND TRKNPA8KINO
upon the Crown Lands of HONOR A WAI. Maul, on or
after November 1st, 1879, will be impounded arrording la law.
C. II. JUlI,
aulS 3m Crown Commissioner and Land Agent.
AUCTION . SAIE t
AT WAILUKU, MAUI,
On WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 24,
Will be offered, if not previously disposed of at Private)
Sale, the valuable property of I. J. MOSSM AN, which Includes
.VALUABLE REAL ESTATE
NEW DWELLING HOU3E.
All of which Is situated In the central business part of Wailukn
A L.SO on the ssme day, a
Large & Great Variety Merchandise
CONSISTING IN PART A8 FOLLOVV81
Clothing, Prints, Boots and Shoes, Baddies,
. Blankets, Tobacco, Hats, Shawls,
Stationery, Patent Medicines,
CROCKERY & GLASSWARE,
HEAVY SILVER-PLATED WARE.
Groceries, Hardware, Paints,
Water-proof Flannels, Merinos and Cobourgs,
And a Genrral Assartmrut of Dry Cood and Iher
9Irrrlmndlse too varlrd te partlfilarlze.
tT "or further particulara apply lo
au if T. MOSSM AN. Honolulu.
TO ARRIVE PER DISCOVERY
A FINE LOT OF
Broken to Harness, and
H. HACKFELD & CO.
JUST RECEIVED !
EX FOREST QUEEN, A CON8IQNKKNT Of
GROCER I.13S' !
f UCH A
Condense Milk, Alderney brand-, Camden Corn,
Superior Stearic AciJ Candles,
Adamantine Caxdlea, Amber Soap, la boxes of 30 bar
Kxtra Olive Boap, in boxes of 12 bars(
Oennania f larch, Doolc'e Venst Powder,
Superior Columbia River Hslmon; In barrels a cases 1 etc.
For sale by H. UACKFEt.O at CO.
BE ALE AND HOWARD GTS.,
S:tn Fraari4. California,
T. II. TAYLOU, President JOS. MOORE, Sap't.
IN ALL ITS BRANCHES.
ENGINES AND BOILERS
high ruKssruE ou (o.iroi..
STEAM VtSSELS. of all kinds, built complete with
Hulls of Wood, Iron or Composite.
O R O I N A R V KNKINKS com pounded when ad vlaabla.
STEAM LA U.NCHKN, Karnes and Steam Tuga con
structed with reference to tbe Trade in blob tbey are to '
be employed. Speed, tonnage and draft of wntei guaran
tee. Sl'CAIl MILLS AMI SCO A ft M AMINO
M A Cf UN KK V made after the Most Approved I'lana.
Also, all Boiler Iron Work connected therewith
WATKK 11 1 10. of Boiler or bhnrt Iron, of any sis,
made In suitable lengths for connecting together, or Sheets
Rolled, Punched, and Packed for Shipment, ready to be
riveted on the ground.
II I) R A V 1. 1 C R I V fcT I NO . Boiler Work and Water
Pipe made by this Establishment, Riveted by Hydraulic
Riveting Machinery, that quality or work belug far supe
rior to hand work.
SHIP WORK. Ship and Steam CapaUna, Steam Wloci
es, Air and Circulating Pumps, leads after tha Moat Ap
proved Plana. , . - '
PDMPS, Direct Acting Pomps, lor Irrigation or City
Water Works' purposes, built with the Celebrated Davy
Valve Motion, superior to any other pump. Jo2l 3m
mi in hi 11 1 1
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