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body a white and jycllowj colour)
whilst in the west they ' rkint tthem-selves.blnck.-
At some places peculiar adorn
ments arc practised by the women,
iinrdnitiori to" the painting.' " An
ornament made from grass or" fibre
is wtirn round the nrms and below
the knee, and a strange appearance
is imparted to the women by a
dress through which the head is
passed, and which extends over the
body to the knee, and 'is fastened by
a cord round the waist. In the
journal of a trip' into (he interor of
New Guinea 'by the Rev' '"V. " Gt.
L'awes, there s n description of a
mountain village. It; consisted of
five bouses in the usual form, and
one very high up a tree. Only two
or three native's were seen. The
women were away in the plantations,'
and, several of the men, including
the chief, w,ere on the 'top of the
mountain, where some one had died,
and wa's being buiied. The villtigc
was a very pretty one. In front of
li were fruitful valleys, in which
could be seen. plantations surpassing
anything of the kind to be found
nearly Port Moresby, and ''several
streams of water were" in sight, their
course being marked by a foliage of
deeper green than was presented to
the eye by the surrounding forest.
In the valleys were well-fenced
plantations! of sugar-cane, taro, and
bananas, and of thei 'village itself
was at a height of 500 feet above
the level of the seat jthe general
view wasT .very charming. In
January, 1876, the Rev. S. M'Far
lane wrote to the Herald! on the
subject of a proposed expedition
fromi Sydney to 'New Guineaf and
with -respect to'i the 'natives he
said it wus quite (possible for
iettlei's , to, place themselves on
friendlyx terms i with the New Guinea
population, ihut , they ' must ,be
prepared to submit to a great deal
anndyanco and pilfering, 01' choose
the much worse 'alternative of open
hostility. iThediatives ati and 'about
Yulor1 Island he said,' .were very
much more 'honest' and friendly
thanthe people-iof JPorfc! Moresby.
"It,i"willcertainly be very unfortu
nate;" ihc wrote, "for the future
of New Guinea if. a number of
reckless- fellows 'come determined
toi make their way with the til
mighty revolver arid so frustrate
itheir own ends "anduendanger oiir
Jives. The, natives are quite and
,f rieudly all along the! coast.- . They
know very little of foreigners,! and
'arc disposed to regard us as iheir
friends. If would be a pity to
alter that impression, and create
one, of hostility."-
. -Whatever the climate in the
interiorof the country may be, near
the .coast it is extremely hying to a
(European, constution,! land fever and
.agije abound. Thetwriter 'G. S. F,
'iu the i Sydney Mail of 25th April,
187-1, referring to a isearch for gold
in.. jNflw. Guinea, said.it was i very
,probablo. that gold would be .(lis-
covered -in different parts (of New
... J 3.
'Guinea" and tho-ndjacent islands, but
the pursuit of that or. of any other of
the productions of the island would
mest assuredly entail "a heavy loss or
life. Even gold diggers, ho said,
from Northeni Queensland, who
might be supposed to be well accli
matised, and able to endure heat,
could form but an imperfect idea of
how widely different New Guinea
was from Australia. Near the shore
were found pestilential marshes full
of luxuriant tropical vegetation,
mangrove flats, and weekly coral
reefs, exhaling under a powerful sun
p. malaria that was fatal after night
fall. The excessive rains, which kept
the air full of humidity to nearly
saturation point, combined with
excessive heat, helped to form a
climate which on the low lands at
least, was intolerable to people from
Europd. Mr. O. C. Stone, in his let
ter to the President of the Geograp-"
hical Society, said that the land sur
rounding Port Moresby was high, the
neighbourhood was freeifrom marshy
land, and the villages were open to
the sea breezes ; and yet fever and
ague were there. The clinate was
very relaxing, and most averse to the
healing of sores. The 'slightest
scratch or bruise would break out
into a fester and increase in size and
last for months.
(To be Continued.)
WE' HAVE' JUST' RECEIVED a
i Jot of veryjluc ' ,
' Gent's Saddles,
And also, some ,
Very Fancy Ladies" Side Saddle?.
245 A. S. CJeghorn A o's.
C. I). GEMSOII. W. J.' FAOEUKOOS.
GBMSOH &, jg,FAGBRROpS
No. 88 King Street, ; : : Honolulu,
opposite J.T. Wate'rhousc's.
Watchos of all kinds repaired in a satjjlac.
tory manner, and at
Island 'orders attended to with prompt
ness,, audi all worK done by iis guar
428 anteeditp give satisfaction. Cm
I Ball lrogriiiiicH !
NEW DESIGNS, just received from
B,an Francisso, at The Daily Bul
letin Office ' ' c
Dealer in Hawaiian Curiosities.
Store in the "Hawaiian Gazette" build
44 ing, opposite the Bank.
' . PIONEER -STEAM
F. HORN, Practical Confectioner,
Pastry Cook and Baker.
No. 71 Hotol at. Telephone 74.
J. JjYONS.f lr ft. J. LKVEr.
LYONS & LEVEY,
-' Auctidhccisnnd Gcnc"nU J
- Commission Merchants,
Beaver Block, Quccu St., - . - Honolulu.
Salcs'of Furniture, Sto6k, Real Estate
and General Merchandise promptly at
Solo Agents for American and Euro
pcan merchandise. ' 318
CARPENTER & BUILDER,
No. 12 King st., near the Bridge.
All kinds of Ice Chests, Refrigerators,
Bath Tubs, &c., tec-mado. and repaired
at moderate charges. ' 305 ly
Robert LoworH, (j. M. CooUc.
LEWEES & COOKE,
(successors to Lewcis & Dicksimi)
Importers and Dealers in Lumber and all
kinds ot Building Materials, Fort street,
t.T j.1 JDcalcrstin Lumber Paints,
Oils, Nails, Salt nnd Building Materials
of every kind, cor. Fort and Queen sts.,
BROWN St PHILLIPS," '
Practical Plumbeis, Gas Fitters
and Copper-smiths; No. 71 King' St.,
Honolulu. E2? 'House- and, Ship Job
Work promptly executed. 17
CHR. GERTZ, . H,
No. 80 Fort street, Honolul.fJ?'
Importer and Dealer m Gent's, Ladies'
and Children's boot1;, shoes and slippers.
' ' ".i"1
LAWRENCE & FREETH,
Plans anil Estimates' furnished for works
of construction. Civil Engineering &
Surveying" Office,' cor. Htilekauwilaymd
Kilauca sts., next door to'Widcmann's
brick wit chouse.
300 P. O. Box, 101." t ly
Drayman best teams
Telenho ne No, '05 . 15
S HONOLULU IRON WORKS,
Steam engines, Bugar mills, boil-
ron,i urass auu lean cast
jry of every description
J,ajticular attention pajd
, 4VJlKip , lluu
made to order. i
to ship's black smithing. Job work exe
cuted at short notice. 1
r,,,,-', f ,1 n
No. C Qu'eeV street,. . ."$'. . .' .Fish Market,
Beef, Veal, afnttoii, VIhIi., Ac, Ac.
Family andrShipping Orders carefully
attended to. Live stock furaishqjl to
vessels 'at short notice,, aiidVcgetablcs
of all kinds supplied t6"brder. 840 ly
Jf "RiTSON ACCOUNTANT,1
't To bo loimd at G. H. Robertson's
offlceJQuecn street: ' & n-faaii
WD E. HERRHCiC
HAS KEMOVED HIS
From 110 frort sticct,
rX"0 BETHEL STREET,
oppose the Bethel, next door to
sDaiglo's mnchiue shop and Brim's Fur-
Jnityie Fdctory, where ho;plliContinue
to supply his customcis with all k'iTfds'of
Wood and Ivory Turning.
Thankful for past favors, he hopes for
. contiuuttucot-tliQ sajuc. 300 d (
brewer & Company,
'(Limited)- - -.-. .
GKNKUAli MeUCAKTILE AND
Cc- JtMissroN -Aqentbi
" ( LIST OF OFPrOEKS: S)
P. C. Jones, Jr. . . .President &'MMiiagcf
J. O. CaiiteUi . . ..Treasurer. &".Secietaiy
Hon. C. R. Bisirbp.'-irbh W ATP. O
Geo. W. Macfarlanc. H. R. Macfarlane.
G. W. MACFARLANE & Co.
Fireproof Building, - 52 Queen stiect,
" t ' Houolulu. H. hi'? ,J
The Waikapu Sugar Plantation, Maui,
The Spencer Sugar Plantation, Hawaii,'
The HceiaSugar Plantationi Oahu.-.r
Huelo Sugar Mill, Mhiii,1 ' " A r
Huelo Sugar Plantation, Maui,
Puuloa Sliccp Ranch Co., Hawaiij
J. Fowler & Co. Steam Plow and Port
able Tiamway "Works, Leeds,
Minlces, Watson & Co's SugurJtfachin
Glasgow and Honolulu Line of Packelsi
Clans Sprcckbls. Win. G. Irwin.
WG-. irwin & Company,
Sugaii Factors and Commibsion
Agent's, Honolulu. ' ' '' 1
HHaokpeld & Company, '
General Commission Agents,
Queen stiect, Honolulu. 1
(A- ,S. CLEGHORN & CO.- - .
iCi-W P ' Inipoftcri ahdlComiuhsion
Meichauts, dealers in Geneial Merchan
dise, Queen and Kaahumanu sts., Hono,
lulu. f 78
j , j : .
DIAS)& GON.SALVES, , , ,
No. 07 Hotel Stieet, Honolulu,
Importers, and Dealers in Dry and Fancy
Goodbolnlaid "WorkEm broidery, v
289 j &c. i&ek'C.U tiAn
JOHNJT.' "WATERHOUSEr, ' ' ff
' Importer) and 'Dealer 'in' General
-Merchandise, Quee)u)st.),Hopolulu. fl
MS. GRINBAUM'&' CO.,
Tmnnrbra nf dana
chandise and Conmiisslou Merchuuts,
Importers of General Mer
lid ConnriiHHimi ATornlumfa
t Commission Merchants,
- t -w 121, California street, ,-
I Sag FrauciscoCal.
BROWN & CO., '
Wholesale Wine and Spirit
", qclH'Vts. N91 Mcrclmnt, st.,
Honolulu'. ' ' ' 3ao
FT. LENEHAN & CO.,
Importers and Commission
Merchants, Nituanu St., Honolulu. '"'' h
S. N. Cnbtle. , , J.D.Athcrton.
""1ASTLE & OOOKE.
Vy .Shinninc and Commission
Merchants. Imnorteis and Dealers in
General Merchandise, No. 80 King st.,
TITING WO CHAN & 'CO.,
T T Importei-s and" Geuoml Dealers
in English, American and Chinese Pro
visions, Plantation fTeu .and -.General
Supplies. Also, white and colored con
tracf.mattinfr, all qualities and piices.
BNo. 22 Niuiauu Street,'Opposite
Mr, Afoug's. ' l 81