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Friday, Mar. 12th.-
Whim: the whaler Ilcitulocr was
off Koulukekua Day, Hawaii, u few
days ago, two of tlio sailors deserted
the ship. One was (.'might while the
other is undoubtedly lost. It wax at
night and the ship wax ahoitt 25
miles oil' shore. The captain wan
preparing to sleep, when ho heard a
peculiar noise, and going on deck,
discovered a man overhoard. A lioat
was loverel and the person picked
up. On heing asked how he came
to ho in the. water ho confessed that
he and u comrade had agreed to
desert and that his friend had left
some 15 or 20 minutes before. The
captain immediately ordcied bouts
lowered and manned to souieh for
the deserter, knowing that he could
never reach nhore alive. After pull
ing shoreward for some time, a cry
wart heard close by, but befoie u boat
coidd reach the place the man had
Saturday, Mar. 13th.
Tin: Post Ollico mail forwarded by
the Zculundiii, last night, contained
-1292 letters, weighing 12!1 H. 7 oz.,
and 818 packages of papers, weigh
ing Ml 11.
Thk bark Karina, from St. Peters
burg and Copenhagen, is anchored
outside. Sho took in stores at tlio
latter' place for a detachment of the
llussian army at Valdico.se in Japan
Tiik steamer Iwalani brings news
of line weather on her route and
plenty .rain at Nawiliwili, yesterday.
The Planter's boiler was taken out
and is now lying in live feet of water.
Tlio boiler weighs 25 tons, anil at
Niihau there is no gear sulliciently
strong to handle it. While taking
the boiler out of tlio wreck, a stout
hawser parted, and it is feared there
will bo serious difficulty in getting
the boiler ashore.
Tiik north-western sky was lit up
last night with ono of tlio grandest
exhibitions of electric lights seen
hero for a long time past. The
lighting flashed vividly, at very near
intervals, from a great bank of clouds
extending over some thirty or forty
degrees of tlio horizon. The play of
the lightning, as witnessed fiom our
streets, in tlio bright moonlight, was
n, sublime spectacle.
An address of unusual interest was
given last Wednesday evening at the
Uethel Union vestry by 1$. W. Irwin,
Esq., Hawaiian Charge d'Afl'aires in
Japan. The occasion was the Monthly
Concert and the subject: Tlio Sunrise
Kingdom." Mr. Irwin brielly reviewed
tlio history of Missions in Japan mid
then spoke in u most interesting way
of 'the present state of afl'airs and
of the very hopeful outlook for the
ascendancy of Christianity in tlio
Monday, Mar. 15th.
Six persons were baptized by im
mersion, at the Maiino Hail way
yestorday, Elder Hcaley officiating.
A tremendous waterspout was
seen at sea yesterday afternoon about
5 o'clock from un elevated poiht on
Tjik now Police Court is receiving
the finishing touches this afternoon.
Those having rooms pre-engaged will
probably find them ready for occu
pation, next week.
The hail storm at Kealia and
Kapau reported in another part of
this paper seems to have extended
over a great portion of Kauai. At
Nawiliwili tlio destruction was great.
Chinese houses, dead chickens and
cats wero scon lloatiug through the
Nink tenders wero received for the
contract of lighting the btrcets. The
lowest was from Mr. Geo. C. Strate
inoyer, $2.50 per month, for each
lamp. Mr. Stratemeyer, not being
able to obtain the necessary supplies
from the Coast in timo for the com
mencement of tlio borvieo, was ob
liged to withdraw, when the contract
was awarded to tho next lowest
bidder, Mr. E. C. Fi3libourno,at$2.75.
"Presented to James Kauhane,
by citizens of Honolulu, as a testi
monial to his bravery and coolness
in arresting a Chinese burglar,
Aciau, alias Chung Fook," is tho in
scription on a handsome gold watch
and cabo presented to Sergeant Kau
hane, yestorday, by tho citizens, in
presonco of tho Marshal, Deputy
Marshal, and tho whole police force.
Dr. Webb and Mr. W. It. Castle wero
also present, Mr. Castle making the
presentation on behalf of the sub
scribers. Officer Marcos mado a raid last
evening, on a batch of Chinese
gamblers in a building on Nuuanu
Htreet, adjoining Love's bakery.
Eight Chinese were in tho room, and
wero not a little surprised when they
discovered tho oillcer among them.
All but ono of tlio company was
bagged, hut the other did not escape,
being picked up on the pavement to
which ho had rolled from. the uiof
lifter jumping out through the win
dow. A lot of dominoes, sundry
other paraphernalia and $75 in
monoy formed tho added trophies of
tho raid. Tho fellow that was picked
up outside was taken homo to ins
friends to bo doctored, being ouo
of four of tho lot who wero bailed
out for .15200.
Tuesday, Mar. 10th.
A pon of Gonoral Booth, head of
tho Salvation Army forces, was a
passenger in transit by tho Maraioa.
Mr. Booth and several other passen
gers, visited tho Y. M. C, A. rooms
and other places in tho city.
Turku men prowling round tho
' chicken-house, At tho Luunlilo J 1 omo,
ehh vm& ptrww 99mmB ffoffpauiff, & i gA-nnypAy,
Sunday night, got trnlted with thot
from tho watchman's artillery. Tlit-y
got away, and hid themselves, but
not without making some lively ex
clamations, indicating that they wero
Tin: numerous through passengers
by the Maraioa took advantage of
the beautiful moonlight night to in
spect, the town and submits. They
strolled around in pairs, quartots,
and companies till a late hour, ap
parently much interested and greatly
Mtt. McDonnell, tlio veteran soldier
and book agent, who, after a success
ful sale of books at this place-, went
on to Australia and there sold out
his stock, took passage by tho M.ira
roii for Han Francisco. Last night,
ho stood at the gangway and gave a
warm greeting to his numerous
Honolulu friends. Ho said he would
return hero shortly with something
line in the way of reading matter.
'I'm: Maraioa took a mail fiom the
Post Cilice, consisting of seven bags,
containing !1,02(! letters and 983
papers. Tho number of letters and
papers taken by tho three steamers
which have left for San Francisco
since Friday last is 7.-1-10 of tho
former, and 2,100 of tho latter. The
post ollico kept its mail open this
morning till ten minutes of ten
o'clock, which was tho hour for tho
steamer to leave.
Tun departure of the steamship
Mararoa, this morning, for San Fran
cisco, was a gay scene. The wharf
was well crowded with Honolulu
folks, some of whom wero there to bid
adieu to departing friends, and
others to see who wero going. The
lei venders did a big business, nearly
all the passengers from this place
being covered with (lowers, and many
of those in transit being liberally
decked with wreaths. There was
some delay in moving ofTon account
of the stern line getting tangled
about tho propeller. After cutting
the line and sending divers down to
disentangle it, the steamer got under
way. As she moved from tho wharf
a party of British boys sang popular
colonial songs, and gave three cheers
and a tiger for those left behind.
Wednesday, Mar. 17th.
The Waialua bridge, Oiihu, was
finished last week, and on Saturday
hist, a festival was held in honor of
the event. This bridge leads to Mokit
Icia and is tho largest on the Island.
Walter MeBryde, William Mon
sarrat, and E. Wodchouso take pas
sage by tho barkentiuc Klikitat,
Saturday, for Port Townsond, mostly
for tho trip. They will be gone sev
A run: started in tlio kitchen of
the White House, yestorday, and was
discovered in time to prevent a grand
blaze. It is supposed to have been
the work of a gang of incendiaiies
r.iU overturning the match box.
To-day, being tho anniversary of
the birth-day of Kainehamcha III.,
the Government oiliccs are keeping
holiday, and the Bulletin ollico will
follow suit in tlio afternoon. This
accounts for tho paper going to press
eailier than usual.
The vacant lot on tho upper side
of tho Pantheon Saloon, whore the
Enterprise Planing Mill forineily
stood, is being built upon. The front
is intended for small stores, and a
long narrow structure running back
is meant for a shooting gallery.
A severe accident to Dr. Henri
McGrow happened last week on Ha
waii. Itcttirning from tho Volcano,
ho was thrown from his horbo and
received a wound in tho head. The
doctor was taken to tho residence of
Julian Monsarrat, Kapapala, where,
at latest accounts, ho was progressing
favorably towards recovery.
Thursday, Mar. 18th.
Six mules eanio by tho W. S.
Bowno yesterday for T. II. Davies
Mr. P. C. Jones is putting a now
verandah on the makai side of his
mansion, on Nuuanu Avenue.
Mr. Jones of Kau claims that a
hand grenado thrown into tho Vol
cano was the cause of the fire being
Mr. J. Williams has taken a mag
nificent photograph of twenty-six
machinists of the Honolulu Iron
Works in a group on a llxl-l card.
The brig Courtney Ford sails at 10
o'clock to-morrow morning for San
Francisco. The Post Ollico will for
ward any mail mutter, marked, "per
The Koynl Guards, accompanied
by detachments from the Kiug'B
Own, Prince's Own and Mamalahoa
had a target shooting contest, this
morning, for a prize offered by His
A I'Auty of tourists who went out
to seo tho Kaponu Falls yesterday
found ninio diveision in their own
falls over the rocks in getting thore,
than in tho tiny cataract itself. By
having a path smoothed out to the
place, it would become a local "sight"
worth tlio trouble of going to see it.
Monday next, 22nd inst., will bo
tho anniversary of tho birthday of
Emperor William of Germany. Tho
duo celebration of tho event by Ger
man residents of Honolulu, would bo
in order; and no doubt, if tho matter
wero taken in hand, it would bo
heartily seconded by all nationalities.
A MJMiiKR of Portuguese laborers,
eoiiio witli families, nuiiibojing, in
all, about foity-livo, arrived hereon
Monday, from Hawaii. Coining up
tho btreet, opposite the Ciibtom
House, ono of tho men was run
down by n hnckmnii, nml eompwlmt
injiiied, The indictment "for furious
and reckless driving ' next day in tlio
Police Court, was wonting.
Mr. J. II. DurnlloH, a young Eng
lish artist, being in delicate health,
has come to this country to get the
benclit of the climate. Ho has pro
duced several good pictured of the
residence of Mr. Theo. H. Davies,
which may be seen in Oat's window.
Mr. Burntield is engaged on sketches
of tho premises of Col. C. II. Judd,
His Majesty's Chamberlain. The
sketches of Mr. Duvios's place arc in
witter colors, and mo very truthfully
anil beautifully executed.
The schooner Canute had a pretty
rough time on her maiden trip to
Hawaii. While at Pupaikou she lost
an anchor and thirty fathoms of
chain, during a squall. It was about
8 o'clock at night when tho cable
bioko, and the schooner would have
gone onto the reef but for the
promptness of Captain Underwood
in discovering the accident and let
ting go another anchor. The schooner
had 2,100 bags of sugar on board,
and being unable to land Pupaikou
freight, she set sail for Honolulu,
arriving hero yesterday, after an ab
sence of 18 days. She sails to-morrow
to get some -1,000 bags sugar, ready
for shipment at Pupaikou. The cap
tain says sho is a fine vessel, promptly
answers the helm, and will curry be
tween four and live thousand bags of
sugar in one load.
Friday, Mar. 19th.
Mr. J. Williams sends Mr. Scverin
by tho steamer W. G. Hall, this after
noon, to photograph tho Volcano in
its dead state.
Mr. Turnbull, muto of the steamer
Likeliko, is taking a vacation, to rid
himself, he says, of somo of tho super
fluous coin he has.
Mr. Fred Wilhohu, lately purser of
the steamer Iwalani, has gone to
Hilo, to take tho freight clerkship of
tho steamer Ivy Holmes.
Mr. Daniel Logan, of the Bulletin,
went this afternoon, by the W. (J.
Hall, on a trip to Hawaii, and will
interview Polo at the Volcano.
Wm. Grey, lately hack driver for
Mr. James Dodd, tried to get away
on tho Courtney Ford this morning,
but dipt. Miller refused to take him.
Photographs of tho scholars of St.
Andrews anil St. Louis, schools, on
view at J. Williams's, attract many
natives, who delight in pointing out
Saturday, Mar. 20th. .
steamer Likeliko brought a
roller from Spreckelsville, this
ing, for repairs.
A roller from Kohala mill, is on
the way to Honolulu, on board of a
schooner, for repairs at the foundry.
The Japanese sailors of the Kiuau,
about ten in number, lofuted duty
Ibis morning, and wero taken to the
The foundry people blasting iron
at Kakatiko, this morning, enlivened
the atmosphere with a hiicccsbion of
sharp reports at short intervals.
Mr. J. E. Wiseman hud the mis
fortune to get the little finger of his
right hand dislocated, while playing
at baseball, yesterday afternoon.
Mr. Geo. Beckley, purser of tho
Kinuu, reports splendid weather to
windward, and a deluge of rain at
Hamakua last Wednesday evening.
At Koloa plantation, Kauai, a
Japanese got one of Ins hands so
badly smashed in the machinery,
last Monday, that tho hand had to be
The Prince's Own, Queen's Own
and the King's Own joined in bat
talion drill last night. The Itillcs,
Mamalahoa and lioyal Guards did
not turn out.
Tuesdays and Fridays havo been
fixed for practice days by tho Hono
lulu Baseball Club; Mondays and
Thursdays for tho Hawaii, and Wed
nesdays and Saturdays for tho Bene
dicts. Mr. and Mrs. Wash. Norton, Mr.
Norton, Mr. Bridge, W, Monsarrat,
W. MoBrydo, E. Wodchouso and a
German family, leave by the barken
tino Klikitat to-morrow morning, for
Quite a largo crowd of Chinamen
blocked the sidewalks at the corner
of King and Maunakca streets last
night. A Mongolian vocal and in
strumental concert in tho upper story
of a Chinese store ' in that locality
was tho attraction.
Four young men in a small row
boat, yesterday evening, wero drift
ing seaward, having lost an oar and
being unable to scull. A lino was
thrown from tho schooner Kawai
luiii, then coming in, and tho boys
wero taken in tow.
Two Chinamen, ono drawing a
handcart, and tho other a wheel
borrow, collided in front of Mr. J.
Lyon's auction room this noon. A
shout of laughtor from tho bystanders
was given in honor of the wheelbarrow
John as he stooped down to pick up
A neat little forty pugo pamphlet,
entitled "Keonoula Song Book," has
reached this ollico. It is composed
of a collection of popular tongs. Tho
work of setting in typo, printing and
binding has been executed by a little
lady, in her leisure hours, for her own
Newh by tho Kinuu indicuto a
revival of tho tires of Kila'ttca, Mr,
Malty, of tliu volcano house, writes
Unit there was lire in tho cruter, but
could not bo seen from tho house. A
bright reflection appeared iti tho sky,
apparently over the ciuler, ouThuid
day night, visible at Malmkona. Tho
Kau mailman n ,.ous a lcigo fissure
on the road to Kin.i.
Among the passengers from San
Francisco by tho Elder was a young
gentleman by the muni' of Arthur
Doimaii, who came to these islands
in search of health. Ho stayed at
tho Hawaiian Hotel,, under the af
fectionate care of a fond mother,
until death released him from sutler
ing last Thursday night. Tho funeial
took place yesterday afternoon, the
ceremony being porioimul by Nov.
J. A. Cruzun.
The pool mutch, first six games
for a purse of $50, 'played at the
Keystone billiard parlor lust night
between Mr. W. Howe, a resident
here, and Mr. Norman, of the Merry
Makers, was evenly contested and
very interesting. The first two games
wero won by Howe, the third by
Norman, tho fourth by Howe, fifth
Norman, sixth Howe, then Norman
won three successive games, but the
10th and 11th games were scored be'
Howe who was declared the winner.
Mr. Bowen, of the Keystone, is to bo
complimented upon the orderly man
ner in which the match was con
ducted. Monday, Mar. 22nd.
The Santa Maria is docked at the
P. M. S. S. wharf, and had many
visitors during the day.
Six of tho Japanese sailors of tho
Kinuu who refused fluty Saturday
returned to work this afternoon.
Tin: "tent" and its surroundings
wore photographed .Saturday after
noon, and this morning the canvas
was taken down.
The crow of tho Iwalani was un
successful in getting tho Planter's
boiler, and the company has decided
to leave it there for good.
The schooner Kaiiikeaouli brought
three rollers from Kohala, Saturday,
for repairs. Tho schooner will re
turn to Kohala on Thursday with tho
rollers anil two boilers.
Mr. Z. K. Meyers was married to
Miss Mary Lowden, yesterday after
noon. Tho young lady arrived by
tlio Mariposa in the morning. Rev.
J. A. Cruzun performed tlio cere
mony. A passenger by tho Muriposu for
Sydney, mimed William Ohlsa, be
came insane on tho way between San
Francisco and this port. He was put
ashoro here, and taken to the Lunatic
Asylum for treatment.
One of the steamer Mokolii's boats
with three sailors, tho mate, and three
passengers in it capsized at Kulau
papa, last week. All hud to swim
iihhore, and ono of the passengers, a
woman, lost $50, which was not re
covered. The six sailors of the whaler Mary
it Susan, who got adrift in one of the
ship's boats off Kailtia, Hawaii, sev
eral days ago, and camo to Honolulu
by the steamer Hall, rejoined their
ship this morning, and havo sailed
for tho Arctic.
A CAii-DitiVEit, leaving his hcrso un
fastened, at Kaknako, ycsteiday
morning, had the misfortune to see
his carriage smashed into kindling
wood. The horse took frisht and
bolted over the salt ponds, insetting
the carriage, and producing the re
sult already stated.
There was a handsome attendance
this morning at tliu sale of the Makeo
premises and furniture by E. P.
Adams it Co. Tho residence sold to
F. P. Hastings, Esq., for $8,100, and
tho five Waikiki lots at $50 each to
Sam. Parker, Esq. Tho furniture
brought nearly $2,000. A fine paint
ing of "Mt. Baker" was purchased
by F. P. Hastings, Esq., for $110,
and an equally good one of "Moun
tain Scenery" sold for $110 to Z. S.
Fort Street Church was crowded
last evening on tho occasion of tho
debut in this city of Mr. William
Noble, tho temperance evangelist.
Tho opening exercises wero con
ducted by the Uevs. Cruzan and
Oggol, after which Mr. Noble delivered
an address of about forty minutes,
holding tho breathless attention of
tho audience throughout. An ex
tended report of the address cannot
bo given to-day, for want of space.
Tho noxt meeting will tako place to
morrow evening at tho Y. M. C. A.
Tuesday, Mar. 2Urd.
Five Japanese wero shipped on
the whaler Ohio this afternoon.
Mr. F. Harrison has completed the
brick work on tlio new Police Com t
The whaler Atlantic will land,
this'iifternoon, her -100 bbls. of oil,
taken while on her way from San
Francisco to this port.
The government bid 5000, on tho
Paul Kanoa estate this morning. The
upset price being $9000, tlio bid is
held subject to tho order of the Court.
The thrce-inustcd schooner Lottie
Fairfield has been chartered by T. H.
Davies it Co., for San Francisco. She
will sail to-morrow for Hilo, Hawaii,
J. A. Heiohart is said to have
shaken tho dust of Honolulu oil' his
shoes and departed for tho Colonies
by tho Muripo.'ii Sunday night pro
bably to join L. '. Scott.
A iter tho concert, at tho Hotel
lust night, a portion of the baud ad
journed to the palace ami enlivened
the atinosphoio of tho neighborhood
witli music, until uu early hour this
M.:, .Mid '.Ut.
Z. K. Meyers, tho
Colll'lid, wile "At
horn " I. Mu ir friend", at their revl-
dem. , itui'iH, las.) r" lit. Many eoi:
gra ...'., !' ;.- .eie li'iii t'ri'il ii'i-l man
wish, .ir i '-continued h:i) pinei-s
Giaeuno! Dominis lias gono to
Maui, and Hon. C. P. luukcu will
attend to the uiduoui mid important
dutifi of the gubernatorial chair in
his :ib?encf Hts Majesty the King,
Princess Lif.uokuluni, and Ministers
Neumann ami Kupen'a worn at the
whai' to bid the Govcriiiir adit'i,
osIiti(u,v n" moon.
The bail; O. O. Whitmorewill tu'--08
tons of cupia to Sm Francisco for
A. P. Kverell from tho Pacific Navi
gation Co. This is the second ship
niunl of eopia to Sun Francisco by
tho Pacilie Navigation Co., and
another lol will be forwarded to the
Cowt on the return of tho Jennie
Walker in April next.
The puzzle Tower of Hanoi was
conectly performed in two minutes
and five seconds tlio other day in the
presence of several persons. Tho
"lovely young lady Miss. L." who did
the puzzle in two minutes and nine
seconds mentioned in this paper of
March 9th, will need to do better by
live seconds to beat the' best time on
Wednesday, Mar. 21th.
The bath-house being built near
the Marine Railway is fast approach
Steamer W. G. Hall will arrive hero
Friday afternoon, and will probably
bring interesting news of tlio Vol
cano. Nine sailors shipped by Henry
Hart on the whaler Ohio, yesterday,
havo deserted and Hint is out $270
Mr.F. W. Mill's and Mr. Wiseman
went to Maui by the Likeliko last
evening, for the purpose of giving
performances on that island.
The estate of tho Into L. Ahuna,
comprising a lease of premises at
Waialua and stock-in-trade of a gen
eral store, was ycsteiday sold by Mr.
Levey to Achiu, tlio highest bidder,
The German burl: Apolo, of Hum
berg, arrived this afternoon, 95 days
from Calluo. Sho camo hero for
water ami piovisious, and Capt. II.
Groth, the master, hopes to get a
charter to load sugar for San Fran
cisco. The sailing of the W. G. Irwin was
delayed until about 2:"i0 this after
noon, on account of an accident to
tho lug Eton's pump which had to bo
repaired brfore she could low. Dur
ing the repairing of tho damage the
dredge suspended opciutiou.
A meeting of (lie Hawaiian Jockey
Chili held lust Monday evening,
adopted a revised programme of uices
for Kaine'iaincha Day. Tho Club
decided to u-cot aboaid fence aiouud
the race track, al.-o to build a club
house on Iho giounds. Major Haley
an.' Ouloni 1 luukeu wero admitted to
in. -liber.! !p ot the Club.
Tivo liur.ioK attached to u dray, be
longing to a Chinaman, bolted on
M"iinukei street this imruiug, and
iu'-r mis-'iig llolh.-ter & Co. s wagon
a few inches, ran into tho IihIi
Lot, v.iiero tho yelling of nativiu
.the out king of dogs produced
gn-i't conftision. No one attempted
to stoji tin runaways, which strangely
enough got clear of the fish imukei
and made a beo line for the Old Cor
nci, wheio the ilr.iy Miuok with ter
rific foice, ami terminated its will
cuieur without doing any damago be
sides break in.; a wheel.
A native attempted to tako advan
tage of an intoxicated Japanese, last
night, at tho corner of Nuuanu and
Beretania streets, by pretending to
bo a policeman, and demanding
money under the threat of arrest in
casu of default. The Jap refused
compliance, ami loud talking ensued.
A ical police officer appeared on the
bieiie, ami was about to take the in
toxicated man in charge, when somo
foreigners explained the facts of the
case. Whereupon both the .Taj) and
the man who had attempted to
acquire wealth under false pretences
wero left at large.
A Chinaman while in a dispute
with a fellow countryman on Queen
street this morning was accidentally
hit upon the nose. The blow was
hind enough to make the blood flow
mid tho coolio smeared his whole face
with tho gore. Ho stood in the mid
dle of the road in the attitudo of
Hamlet beholding the vision of his
father, and cried "haul in I haul in I"
at the same timo pointing io the fel
low that struck him. Pretty soon a
crowd collected and the blood-be-sineureil
Chinaman betook himself to
a bccludcd spot where he could rub
his nose unobserved.
Thursday, Mar. 25th.
Geo. Stratinoyor is artistically
painting Mr. Watcrhouse's Queen
Tin: danco at the Hawaiian Hotel
this evening will undoubtedly bo a
MitH. Captain John Nice is very
low with tho diopsy, mid tho doctor
fears sho will not survive the night.
Princess Likeliko is holding a ie
ccplion this afternoon, between the
hours of three and llvo, at her Makiki
Tin: IMe, after a piotraeted illness,
hint rcrumed work with tonewcil
vigor, alio towid tho Irwin to sea
,.ylo!d.iy und tlio Coylon this morn-
Tins morning's "Advertiser" con-
t iii- tlii' first instalment of :i Vorj'
m'- uvling arficlo on the ci'atcra '
. Iil. n iwtoweo, written by Mr. .7. M.
A Chinese express carriage vi
capsized and broken on King street,
near Alukca, this morning, and tho
iliiver kicked in the abdomen. All
I ho ro-mlt of keeping a baulky lionsc.'.
Mn. H. J. Agnew is building a cot
tage at tho race course, close Io tho
Casino, where ho will stable his ani
mals, ami probubl catch (he time of
hi adversary's horses during prac-
There ciiis to bo a new di-curo
raging unionist the poultry of (hi.
island. Several parties tell of largo
numbers of chickens and other fowl
suddenly dying fiom no apparent
Messrs. J. M. Oat, Jr., it Co. havo
imported a new-fangled musical in
strument. Our reporter attempted a
description, hut broke down. The
public aro invited to go and see for
Mr. Hay Wodchouso was thrown
from his horse this morning, while on
his way to town, and received a few
slight bruises about the body and an
abrasion on the forehead. Mr. Wodc
houso, though pretty well shaken up,
is able to attend to business, ami
thinks nothing of the adventure.
This is the same horse that threw
Mr. Guy Wodchouso and is appar
ently a vicious beast.
The steamer James I. Dowsott,
with tho schooner Wailclo in tow,
arrived at Paia Tuesday morning,
having left hero Monday afternoon.
The passage was mado in less than 13
hours. Tlio captain of tlio Dowsott
reports good weather in tho channel
and at Paia. Tho steamer, with the
schooner Ehukai, will be hauled onto
the Marine Itailway this afternoon,
to bo cleaned. She will again sail
for Paia about midnight.
The tug Elou is laid up for repairs.
It will take until to-morrow afternoon
for tho machinists to remedy the ac
cident to the pump. She will then
bo ready to tow vessels, but is sadly
in need of further repairs. Her boiler
leaks badly and requires attention.
Mr. Farnsworth, tho engineer, dining
the lime the tug was hauling mud
scows, was uuablo to do much in the
way of cleaning the boiler, unless ho
worked of nights, which was not ex
pected. Messrs. Gcdgo and Guillaumc, two
young sports who left here last J)i
ceniber, by the ship Southern Chief
for Hongkong, have been heard from.
They me at Hanoi, Tonqtiiu, and
speak of the country being-very rich
but not developed. They also t-ay
that sugar planting is likely to b.i a
principal industry there before long,
rimy enjoyed tho voyage to Hong
kong, anil mo well-pleut-cd with tho
place. They intend to icmuiu there,
but for what purpoto Ihoy did not
Friday, Mar. 2Gth.
Claims to the amount of $:),290 95
have been proved against tho bank
rupt ctatu of E. C. Howe.
An nlniOht continuous tlash of
lightning illuminated the Foutli
wohtern horizon for several hour last
Tur Santa Maria, having loaded
nioto quickly than was ovpvckd,
will tail to-moirow afternoon, at -1
Mr. Holmes, owner of the Ivy
Holmes, is said to bo looking for a ,
competent.cngincer and pilot to tuko
charge of the steamer.
Native seamen on the Inter-Island
steamers aro said to have llccoino
very independent of lute, and havo
to bo coaxed to remain.
It is reported that ubout 15 Jupu
ncho laborers employed on Mr.
Horner's plantation, Kukaiau, Ha
waii, struck work last week.
The children's social in the Bethel
vestry last evening brought together
a good company of young folks, who
enjoyed tho occasion thoroughly.
Hon. S. G. Wilder gives a reception
and dance at his residence this even
ing, in honor of Miss Nina Adams
and Miss Grace Eldridgc, who arrived
hero on Sunday by the Mariposa.
Mr. Bruce Carlwright says hois
willing to accept a challenge from
Mr. Meyer, of Hollister it Co., to
play a series of games at chess, for
the championship of this kingdom.
Miss Nina B. Adams, of San Fran
cisco, with about 25 others, was yes
terday entertained by W. G. Irwin,
Esq., at Waikiki. Tho occasion was
honored by tho presence of tho King.
The Michigan Portrait Co. has
mudo a fine bust likeness in crayons
of Mr. George Murkhum, in his
olliciul uniform. Tho picture was
taken from a photograph, and can bo
seen at King Bros.' art store Hotol
There, was a good deal of fire, but
no action, in the Volcano all the
timo our representative was there.
Smoke, in varying quantities, was
constantly ascending, and there was
a great increase of steam from tho
fissures on tho ground above tho
Oiiu former townsman ami his
good lady, Mr. und Mrs. Jiinu-a T.
White, havo stinted housekeeping
anew in San Francisco, wheio "Tho
White House" of that city will no
doubt bo u popular resting place for
the weary touiist fiom tho Islands as
well as from other places. Tho
Bulletin wishes Mr. ami Mrs. White
comfort und piospciity in. Ihuic iiu'iy
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