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THURSDAY, AUG. 23, 1883.
THIS DAY'S DOINCS.
Regular Cash Sale tit Sales Room,
of Lyons & Levey tit 10 o'clock.
Meeting Mutual Telephone Co.
Annory, tit 3.
Meeting Y. M. C. A., 7:30.
Colonization and Conquest!
SANDALWOOD AND GUANO,
Death and Disaster.
Second-Hand Diplomacy I
It is rather interesting at the pre
sent day to call up the reminiscences
of the early days of Hawaii and to
sec that the colonizing and conquer
ing spirit showed itself sc oarly.
Even now it crops up in the last
expedition of the Julia.
In the years previous to 1829
George Koloka Manltii (Marin,) the
oldest son of Francisco de Paulo
Marin had' been trading to the New
Hebrides, Tonga, the Fijis, and
other of the youth Sea Islands. On
his return voyages he used to tell
glowing btories of the sandalwood
to be found at Erromango and others
of the New Hebrides.
These accounts iired the imagina
tions of lioki and Manuia, two high
chiefs of this island of which the
former was Governor and they easily
persuaded Kamchamcha the Thud
to lend them two of his brigs, the
Kaniclianiehn and the Becket, to
bail for the New Hebrides for the
purpose of conquering that group
and colonizing them and raising
sandalwood for export.
In the early part of 1829 they set
sail for the New Hebrides, Governor
lloki having about 300 Ilawaiians
with him on board the Kamchamcha
and Manuia having an equal number
aboard the Bccket. About 400 of
the total number were able bodied
fighting men. Many of them took
their wives with them. The Cap
tains were white men and most of the
crews also. Both vessels were
. aimed with carronades and carried
a great quantity of ammunition.
They also took along materials for
houses and provisions. The plan Avas
to settle on one island, gradually
conquer it, and then proceed from
island to island couquering each in
turn. One vessel was to be retained
for purposes of transport and the
other was to ply between the group
and Honolulu with sandalwood
bringing reinforcements and sup
plies in return.
The Kamchamcha was a very
swift vessel, Baltimore-built, and
made the run out from New York
in 112 days under command of
Captain John Meek. The Becket
was not such a swift sailer but in
due course she arrived off Erro
manco under the guidance of her
sailing-master, Edmund Butler of
Lahaina, and landed her passengers.
They built a large stockade and
erected their houses within it not
far from the beach and prepared to
settle down while the Becket sailed
in quest of the Kamchamcha which
had not yet arrived. She- did not
return for three or four weeks having
failed to find her or any traces of
her and it was not till years after
""that portions of her hull were found
by traders. It is supposed that by
some, means her supply of ammuni
tion exploded and she was blown up.
Not a trace of Boki or his 300 com
panions was ever found.
When the Becket returned to the
infant settlement over two-thirds of
their settlers had died from malarial
fever, the deadly scourge of those
low-lying, swampy, tropical shores.
The balance who were in a feeble
state from illness were immediately
taken on board where some died be
fore the anchor could be weighed.
They told pitiful stories of how the
cannibal New Hebridetins gathered
round their stockade and, when any
of them maddened by disease would
crawl over the enclosure, would
seize him, kill him, and roast him
before the eyes of his companions
who were too enfeebled to help or
On the return voyage with the
exception of Kaupcnu, the wife of
Manuia, and live others the balance
taken on board died and were thrown
overboard, some even not quite
dead. The body of Manuia was
brought home by his wife, preserved
in rum. Out of nearly GOO who
went away in two line brigs, well
armed and supplied, one brigand
six enfeebled and distressed Ilawa
iians were all that ever returned.
This ended the first colonizing
The high ehiefebs Lilihii, better
known as Madame Boki, did not go
with her husband and died many
years afterward respected by all who
In the year 1830, the George Ka
loka Manini already referred to,
who had fired Boki and Manilla's
imagination with his accounts of
the sandalwood in those islands,
undeterred by their awful fate,
gathered a number of Ilawaiians
together anil sailed tor Uea or Wal
lace's Island and conquered it', depos
ing the King and marrying his
daughter. He then made himself
King but owing to his tyrannical
conduct his new subjects watched
(heir opportunity and sunk an axe
into the back of his skull, biit did
not molest his followers. They
then reinstated their former mo
narch. Many of his Hawaiian fol
lowers remained on the island and
their descendants arc there yet.
Others drifted back to these islands
in course of time.
In 1832 Captain Samuel II. Dow
sctt, father of Mr. J. I. Dowsctt of
this city, look in the schooner Unity
the first inhabitants and colonists to
the Bonin Islands. The members
of the expedition were almost all
foreigners married to Hawaiian wo
men, under the leadership of one
Mazarro, an Italian. Others were
Millinchamp (within a few years
still alive at Guam), Savory and
Gilley.' r son of the latter is now in
command of the whaling bark Eliza
ot tan l'Tanoisco at present up
North. The islands arc now claimed
by the Japanese and are known as a
calling place for whale-ships. Pre
vious to the arrival of these colo
nists the islands were uninhabited.
Within the last 20 vears C. A.
Williams & Co, J. I. Dowsctt, and
others have sent out various expedi
tions in search of Guano islands.
In 1857, in Kamchamcha the Fourth's
reign, Captain John Paty, father of
Mr. J. Paty of this city, was sent
out 03' tiie government in the
schooner Manuokawai to discover
Guano islands and take possession
of them for the Hawaiian govern
ment. After this nothing was done in the
shape of colonizing or conquering.
The population of the islands had
decreased too much to allow it to be
decreased further by colonizing. Then
recruits for the population and the
labor-supply were sought in the
South Sea Islands and fellow-islanders
of the devourers of Manilla's
companions came to Manuia's hind
to labor on the plantations.
This grew in course of time to be
a regular thing, and some few years
ago (two or three,) the chief of
Tarawa, one of the Gilbert Islands,
and his people took refuge on board
the bark Hawaii from the armies of
a neighboring chief. They were
brought here and, contracted to
labor on the .plantations. When
their contracts were through they
purchased arms and ammunition
with their money and with their
chief went back to the Gilbert
Islands in the Julia in February last.
"With them one Puaahuluhulu (called
Puaa for short) a Hawaiian, stowed
away, and only came out after three
or four days of the voyage had
elapsed. lie and they were lauded
at the island of Tarawa and soon set
to work to deprive the wrongful
possessors of it. Not content with
regaining his own the chief of
Tarawa has made war on and con
quered two other islands of the
group and is wishing to conquer
more for the sake of the copra. This
Puaa is his ablest aud most ferocious
general and horrible tales are told of
his barbarity. It is said the chief
sent to Major Lelco Kinimaka to ask
him to come down on the Julia tins
last trip and be king over these three
islands while he went couquering
The latest phase is the sending of
Captain Tripp, and F. L. Clarke on
the Julia with secondhand diplo
matic uniforms to negotiate treaties
and present letters and generally to
try to do what George Manini, Boki,
and Manuia tried to 50 year s Ago.
The results will be seen on their
The bktno W. II. DJmond sailed yes.
terday for San Francisco. She took 0798
bgs of sugar, and 048 bgs of rice; total
domestic value 54,U70.7U.
The stmr Waimanalo will go on tho
Marino Railway to-day for repairs.
All of tho mooring posts on the Es.
planadu havo been repainted.
Tho K:hr Lihollho will sail today
with 120 tons of rnil.roud material for
Tho bchr Haleakala will sail to-day
with about 05 tons of. machinery for
Spencer plantation; one boiler weighs
about 8 tons, aud a vacuum pan about 0
tons shipped by Geo. Macfarlane,
Yesterday alter the departure of the
Hespcr, Lena Bwcasy and V.. H. Diniond
the harbor looked deserted, there being
only !) foieign traders in pint.
Bchr Kulamanu bro't 2050 bgs sugar.
LOCAL" & GENERAL NEWS
Mr.bsus Lyons & Levey hold their
Regular Cash Salo to-day. Bo sure and
Tim regular monthly meeting of the
Y-. M. C. A. will be held this evening nt
Yesterday Consul MoKlnlcy Cnptn'n
Edbcn nntl several officers of Pensacola
culled on H. It. H. Princess Liliuoka.
Somk very haiuhomc piece of pottery
for parlour ornaments mny now he seen
in the window of Messrs Lycau and
No lee will be delivered from the Ho
nolulu lec "V01ks for a few days, In
consequence of new machinery being
put in place.
Tun Mutual Telephone Company hold
a mccting'nt the Armory this afternoon
at S o'clock to adopt the charter, elect,
officers, & etc. 1
Head the Dclmonlco bill of faro in to
dnv's issue. It 1st cood. And It will
taste as good us it rends.
Robert can't be beaten.
There was a long calendar at the Po
lice Court yesterday. Business seems to
lie brisk In oftcnecs against the laws
during the last fortnight.
" Comparisons are odorous," Mrs.
Malapron says, and wc decline to bo in
eluded in that list of " Illustrious G's.'
The parallel falls, for we arc a K.
, . .
The record beaten again. Messrs "W.
G. Irwin & Co. on Tuesday handled
1873 bags of sugar from tlio Makcc to
the Diniond in 1 hr. 52 min. Quick
It is reported that there will shortly
be a material reduction in the rates of
the Hawaiian Telephone Company. It
eems probable that three dollars per
month will be the prevailing charge.
Tin: German lesidents aa 111 have an
oppotunlty of attending church service
in there own language on Sunday. A
notice appears in another column an
nouncing that Mr. F. Itlchter will hold
service in Mr. II. F. Glade's house on
Judd street. f ,
The Advertiser method of filling its
columns with unacknowledged clippings
from American papers has been already
shown up in the columns of the Bulle
tin. Yesterday's Gazette shows that the
'Tiscr has been caught stealing again in
a bolder btyle. All decent papers both
here and abroad will have to cease re
cognizing its existence.
The news spread quickly Over the
town yesterday that an elopement had
taken place by; the Diniond. Amongst
the passcngers'by that vessel were J. II.
Black and Mrs. II. McGicgor. Many
people have known of courc that theso
two were formerly living together hut
separated a short time ago when she
married Mr. McGregor. Now they have
skipped to California.
Yestetday 7 of the Mounted Police
were brought up at the Police Court for
being concerned in a riot. Four of
them were punished bv imprisonment.
It appears trom the evidence that these
men arc paid by the Government and do
little ehe besides drinking whisky and
kicking up riots. Such conduct on the
part of men hvhose only existence as a
hody is warranted by the belief that
they arc for the carrying out of law is
reprehensible in the highest dejnee.
Auction Salo3 by Lyoaa & Le?ey.
This Day, Thursday,
Aug. 2Urd, at 10 o'closk a. ui., at Sales
Regular Cash Sale
Gent's and Youth's Clothing,
Dry Goods, Groceries,
Saddle and Bridle,
Sacks Flour and Sugar; also,
1 Open Buggy, 1 Top Buggy,
Double Family Carriage,
with half canopy. top.
Lyons & Levey, Auct'rs
HERR CAND1DAT F. RICHTER,
aus Lihue, wird Sonntag, dcn2G,
August, VormittagslOUhr, einen Got
tcsdienst injiioincm Hause, Judd Street
13, abhaltcn und lade ick die hlcr an
wesenden Deutschcn zur Bethcillgung
an demselbcn ein.
487 at H. F. GLADE.
GREEN TURTLE SOUP,
Green Turtle Steak,
Fr6in.lt to 3.
Delicacies aud favorites as usual.
First Class Board, $5 to $6 por week.
BEST QUALITY FOR SALE
At Lowest Prices, ly
LOVE JOY & Co.,
8 and 10 Merchant st
Be Delivered for a few days
Honolulu Ice Works.
DILLINGHAM & CO.'S
BULLETIN OF NEW GOODS !
JUST KECJB1VKD, INVOICES OF
HARKNESS FIRE EXTINGUISHERS !
Guaranteed to put out twice as large a llr.o in half the time of any other machine.
It does not get out of order, and Is always ready for use.
livery residence, Sugar Mill and Stoic should have one.
Mag'neso-Calcfte Fire Proof Safes & Boxes
1 Absolutely lire-proof. , '
With lurgoi percentage of inside space than any other safe Wk ake Sole
AOENTS I'Oll THE AlJOVE.
NEW DESIGNS IN SILVER PLATED WARE. ,
Wire Cloth, Who Netting, Rice Cloth, Bird Cages,
Bar!) -Fencing Wire, Pumps, Windwills, Tanks, "",M
HYDRAULIC BAMS. (
Kerosene and Libricating Oils a specialty.
Call and examine
CUtAND DISPLAY OF
FANCY AND DRY GOODS'
A. M. Mollis',
NOW READY TO SHOW
the. public the Finest and Best Selected
Stock ever exhibited in this Kingdom,
at astonishingly Low Prices. Read the
.following, call and bcconvlnced.
For want of space 1 qiloto but feVof
the One Thousand Bargains now on
Pure Silk Moires, all bhades $1 CO
worth 8 00
Pure Brocades, leading shades 0 GO
worth , 1 25
FineSatirts .". 1 00
Fino.F-igured Sateens... ....'.,... 0 CO
worth '..... 0 75
Calico choice patterns, 15 yards for 1 00
Tremendous Bargains in
Hosiery and "Underwear. '
Real Lisle Thread Hose, all shades 0 50
B it. Hose, silk clokged, f. f 0 85
Fancy col. hose, from 0 15
L tdies' Embr.k Chemise 0 50
Lidic3 skirts, with ruffles & tucks 1 00
Ladies' night gowns, good quality. ,1 00
Also, an immense assortment of Lace
Goods, Fichus, Gloves, Mitts, &c.
A NEW' PROCLAMATION
Heal Ewlivte Brolcei,
Custom XToiiHe Broker,
Employment, -A.gyen.t, and
- Geuei'al BiwiueMH Agoul,
Office, 27 Mcrchant.strect, - . . Hawaiian Gazette Block.
By icquest, J, have added to my business that of a CUSTOM HOUSE BROKER
and will hereafter attend to makingentries at the Custom House of goods through
Power of Attorney from merchants. t Our business community will find this de.
partment a great source of convenience. ,
UThe ONLY recognized Heal Estate Broker in this Kingdom.-
Land and property for salo in all parts of Honolulu and the various Islands.
Houses to lease and rent in Honolulu and suburbs.
Rooms to rent, en suite or single, throughout Honolulu. - - '
Books and Accounts kept. Bills collected. Legal papers of 'every description
drawn. Agent for Vickcry's' Monthly Fireside Magazine and( Visitor, with
18 Chromos; subscription $1.25 per year. Agent for the Best Life
Insurance Company in the World.
ISrCharges always moderate. ' . tgpTelcphone No. 172.
A, W. RICHARDSON. & Co's.,
i - i
u-tj v r
Phsetons, rBuggies, Wagons, &c, &c,
Manufactured with all, the latest improvements. ' '
SlnolcHintllxlnir t AVooilworlc (lono or every rdeHorlption
Having tho ukst jiuciianich I am enabled to do work
Cheaper and better thsm any other Arm in thiscity.
New work and Repairing doue with complete satisfaction, or iio charge made
A good stock on hand and to arrive.
our JTeio Goods,
DILLINGHAM & CO.
104 Fort Street.
IN GENT'S GOODS
I have a full line of
Fine unlauudered shirts. $1 00
Fine percale shirts from , 1 00
Fine undershirts, from 0 26
Fancy half hose, from 0 15
Fancy Half liose, full finish, from.. 0 85
Flue brocaded suspenders, from... 2 50
Fine Byciclc shirts, from 1 00
Fine G. Silk handkerchiefs, from.. 0 75
Fine G. Bathing suits, from 1 75
Fine Silk Alpaca Coats ;3 60
Drill suits, for painters....-...;-.?.. 1 25
A full absortment of Tics, Scarfs,
A NEW ADDITION 1
I have also added to my establishment
a FIRST CLASS MILLINER, just ar
rived from the Coast, who will trim
hats to order, and also wait upon the
wants of my customers in the Ladies
Department. . , 400)
SALE" AT '
has just 'Deceived
, A Supply of New Goods,
Coal, Iron, Oak, Ash, Spokes, Rims,
Felloes, Hubs, Shafts, &c, of the best quality, ,
Sold, at the lowest prices.