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II in receipt of an important official docn-
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injurious to health, but are composed wholly
of substances and elements promotive of
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rumors set afloat by the Prussian apothe
caries originated "in a mean spirit of trade
'jealousy, excited by the great celebrity at
tained by the Pills within, a very Jrief
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' DR. PHIL. THEOBALD WERNER,
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uSedlSnhuui.rs expelled from the as-5at,on3 I1"302 of feIIo,w
feoweb in thirty minutes by this treatment. coantrymen and other Europeans, even for
It is however, better in chronic cases to taka j-Abyssina a charge so grave that no man,
tbe pEBs as they are, and let them gradually it is to be hoped, would lightly bring it
rfinnilTr in the stomach. "These Pills possess ' against any town calling itself Christian,
in tie hughes! degree cathartic, aperient, It consisted of tbe ordinary collection of
teak, and diaphoretic properties- They do huts, most of them built of grass and wood
da Bet weaken or debilitate the system or ! with thatched conical roofs, and did not
aaswaf its orgaas. and will leave the bowels boast even one building of exceptional
tbMk sad healthy. They punfy zzi equal- I beauty or importance. The church was
tee WS ercaaraoi uicmuv-u uuu8-
ation will occur while the
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TIIE ABYSSINIAIV WAK.
Capture or Ma.irUe.la and Death, of
The correspondent oftheLondon Times,
under date of April 14th, girea the follow
ing description of the capture of that place
and the death of Theodore :
THEODORE XASiUCEES IHS PRlSOXEEi
He has met with a death far more mer
ciful than he dealt out to better men, and
far more honorable than any trait in his
character, except perhaps, his dauntless
bravery and invincible determination, de
served" Those few to whom, these quali
ties recommended him to some sort ol mer
cy, had only to look for a moment into
the fearful charnel-house, the loatbesome
human shambles which was yesterday ex
posed to our horrified gaze as we nearcd
Magdala, and every lingering trace of com
passion at once disappeared. We had
been told by his prisoners, our fellow-coun
trymen, that the day before the arrival of
the iintisn army, 1 neodore baa summoned
all the prisoners to his, presence, and had
in cold blood butchered over three hun
dred of them, some with his own hand,
almost within eight and bearing of the rest,
who momentarily expected the same fate.
But though details of this kind make one
shudder, the mind of a civilized man, whoso
whole experience runs counter to a vivid
faith in the actual existence of such atroc
ities, somehow cannot folly realizo thijm,
or take in their wholo terrible import.
Yesterday however; nothing was left to
the imagination, the tragedy was forced in
all its naked horror upon ourrevolted
senses. Astrange smell, for which there
was no apparent cause, made some or onr
party loot over the ede of n steep cliS,
almost within a few yards of the spot from
which the puns were beginning to play
upon Magdala, and there on a ledge abont
fifty feet below thcra, lay two largo heaps
of mangled human bodies, closely piled on
each other in ghastly confusion, their limbs
protruding from the mass in all sorts of
repulsive attitudes and contortions, nnd
presenting altogether a sccno of horror
such as no pen could adequately describe,
could any pen be found to nndertako the
task. Here was the latest, though not by
any means the worst, specimen of the pious
handiwork of the self-elected Scourge of
God. More commonly he mutilated and
disabled "his victims, leaving, them to die
of their wounds, or to tho more tender
mercies of the hyenas. On Dalanta one
of tlie force picked np two human hands,
evidently not long cut off. The ouly ex
ceptional cruel feature in this last massa
cre was its unusual wantonness. The vic
tims were, many of them, prisoners for
very slight offences, and men of no im
portance, who might with perfect safety
have been set free. Theodore feared the
expense of keeping them during -a long
seige, and considered it perhaps derogato
ry to bis character to let them go, so he
inE CAXXO.VADE, ETC.
Magdala has been taken, and Theodore,
killed by his own hand, lies, under tho
guard of a British sentry, in the last and
strongest of the wondrous series of his
strongholds. It would be affectation to
pity a tyrant who himself knew no pity,
who was as unscrupulous and crafty as he
was cruel, and who had indeed every rea
sop to style himself the 'Scourge of God,"
sent to punish the people.
Of the strength of Alagdala itself, it is
perhaps impossible to give an adequate
idea. It is protected by lofty, nnd almost
overhanging cliffs, so precipitous that a cat
could not climb them, except at two points,
north and south, at each of nhich a steep,
narrow path leads np to a stroug gateway.
It was by the northern gateway, as being
on the side commanded by Selassee, that
our troops bad to effect an entrance.
One Snider many. In another instant
every man anywhere near with a rifle in
his hand was banging and blazing away aa
if all his prospects in this world and the
next depended upon the numberof charges
he could get rid of in a minute. This nat
urally created an impression that an action
was going on somewbere, and a general
scamper was at once made to a spot which
commanded a better view of the plain be
fore Magdala, and on which, to the great
delight of the 'scamperers. some of Theo
dore's guns and mortars were unexpected
ly found. An artillery officer, Lieutenant
Nolan, happening to be one of the party,
promptly resolved to nse their own guns
against the enemy if possible, and this
being considered apparently in the light of
a humorous practical jcke by a few civil
ians and "loafers" escaped from their staff
or regimental duties to the front, a sort of
comic siege of Magdala was earned on by
a force of all arms, dresses, and undresses
for more than an hour.
Oneof these excursions led, odly enough,
to the unearthing of M. Bardel, the French
man who has been suspected of poisoning
Theodore's mind against the captives. On
the first of the pnemy's guns being fired
by Lieutenant Nolan, a woman rushed out
frantically from a small' tent near the line
of the fire, evidently under the impression
that her tent was about to undergo a heavy
cannonade, and with vehement gesticula
tions offered to capitulate. The tent was
entered, and there in bed, to the intense
astonishment of every one, was found a
European, who proved to he .M. BardeL
After this incident the siege of Magdala
was resumed, and to the intense gratifica
tion of the beseiging force, one round shot
from Theodore's own gun wassent I'ob
bing along the ground sufficien tly near him
and his small party to indnce them to re
treat into Magdala and desist from the at
tempt tbey had hitherto been making to
carry-a gimup there. Afurthi the firing
ceased altogether on the part of the be
seiged.and became very languid on the
part of the beseigers.
TUE FOKTBESS REDUCED.
Magdala (April 17th) correspondence of
the London Times says: Magdala wa3
burned this afternoon, and dense cclsams
of flame and smoke from its lofty summits
arc still proclaiming far and wide to the
wondering tribes of semi-savage warriors
who infest the eurroinding country that
endi .j the act 0f Knriand's
the reign ot their greatest enemy is at an
one of the dirtiest that wb hnvr- wn in
Abyssinia, while tbe palace of the great
Emperor Theodore differed only from the
surrounding huts of his humblest subjects
in being larger, two-storied, and with a
thatched roof, not conical but oblong, giv
ing it much the appearance of an English
barn, except that no decent English firm
er would allow any animal that he valued
to live in a building so dirty and ill-ventilated.
Id the workshop of bis European
artisans there were, of coarse, many signs
of seders, civilimticm, though nearly all of
a practical, very few of n strictly ornament
al or luxurious kind. "Workmen's tools
and huge glass tumblers, apparently of
English make, seemed the principle articles
of import, drinking being, next to fighting,
the great business of a wealthy Abyssinian's
life, and these mixed up with crosses, cen
sers, mitres, bells tho spoils of Gondar
churches Amharic Bibles, odd volumes
of encyclopedias, foolscap paper, old match
locks, pistols, swords, powder flasks and'
percussion caps, formed altogether aa
strange a jumble as it would be easy to
The "loot" on the whole, has rather dis
appointed the captors. Mr. Holmes, for
instance, wno came out nere as arcmeoio
gist for the British Museum, and who has
hitherto had a singularly disappoiutingand
unfruitful journey, was lucky enough to
rescue a handsome crown, probably an
archbishop's, and a gold chalice, bearing
the following inscription in Amharic: "The
chalice of kin? Adam Se.eud. called Ya
soo, tbe son of Queen Brahn Morgussa,
presented to Kwoskwan Sanctuary (Uou
dar). May my body and soul be purified.
Weight, twenty-fivo workkits of pure gold,
value uve uuuureu uuuurs. jiuuu uy ivui
do Georgis." The Emperor's own crown
has also been found, and is, I believe, to bo
sent home to the Queen.
THEODORE 8 UlST MOJIE.VTS DESERTION" AND
I saw in the hands of an English soldier,
what, under the circumstances, was cer
tainly a very singular and interesting bit
or loot, a Eix-oarrelleU revolver, with an
inscription declaring that it was presented
by the Queen to the Emperor Theodore,
in token of her gratitude for "the kind
ness shown by him to her servant I'low-
don." The soldier told me that he had
seen five pistols with this inscription, and
had a hard fight to get one for himself; so
far, only one nas been given up to the prize
agents. It is a curious instance of the
irony of history that it was not improba
bly with one of theso very pistols tokens
of the British Queen's gratitude for kind
ness shown by him to" her servant that
Theodora shot himself at the approach of
a ISntiiu soldier, for there is now no Uonbt
that he did shoot himself. A soldier of
the Thirty-third swears that he witnessed
the act, and what is more important, both
of the medical men on the committee ap
pointed to identity the body and inquire
into the cause of his death, declare unhes
itatingly that the fatal wound must have
been self-innicted. twice his followers
stood aloof from him in sullen, resentful
disobedience when summoned to his side,
and positively refused, when ho invited
them as the last chance to fly from Mag
dala, to accompany mm and any longer
share his fortune. Even his favorite and
most distinguished chiefs, the very men
who in the end remained faithful and died
with him, seemed to have wavered strange
ly between their old allegiance and their
From tho plainness of his dress, the
body was not at first recocnized, but as
soon as it was identified, and on the ap
proach of air ttouert Napier, drawn rorth
into tho principal pathway, an involuntary
cheer burst forth from the soldiers around.
Such a cheer over the body of a fallen foe
rather jarred upon tho nerves, but still it
was natural and pardonable enough, for at
bottom it meant, not exultation over the
death of an enemy, but delight at the sud
den discovery beyond all doubt that the
last object of a tedious campaign had been
accomplished. and that there was now noth
ing to prevent t lie lorce from turning its
face in triumph home. Theodore's escape
was dreaded up to the latest moment as
the possible source of further detention in
Abyssinia, and the soldiers would have
been more than human if tbey had repress
ed the first outbreak of joy at discoverinir
that from this dread evil they were now
A3 the first soldiers appeared above the
stockade the chiefs were shot down, but
Theodore, who had already dropped his
royal robe ot silk to escape unobserved,
fled from the gateway to a retired spot
higher up on the citadel, and there soot
himself, putting the pistol into his month.
I neodore s body was touml, not near
thoseof his chiers in thegateway, but alone
on the hill above. Alter sending you" a
telegram to say that he had killed himself,
I heard that the commander-in chiel had
telegraphed home that he was killed in
battle, and this now Eeems to be the belief
of those who are perhaps likely to know
best. His face seemed to me rather a dis
appointing one after all that has been said
abont it, but then it was impossible to'
judge properly after death, especially as
the eye was said to be, from its fire and
expression, the most remarkable feature.
There was a look of bloated, sensual in
dulgence abcut the cheeks by no means
heroic oHcingly, but the forehead was. in
tellectual and the mouth singularly deter
mined and cruel. A very strange smile
lingered about the Iip3. as if in the death
throe bis last thought had been one of
triumph, at having baulked his conqnercrs
by dying a king.
How A Man Freezes to Death. MPou
chet lately read an Interesting paper on
this enbject before the French Academy of
Science. The inferences are as follows:
1. That the first phenomenon produced by
cold is a contraction of the capillary vessels
to sncn an extent mat a giouuic or mood
cannot enter; these vessels, therefore, remain
2. The cold phenomenon Is an alteration
of tbe blood globules, which amounts to their
3. Every animal completely frozen is abso
lutelydead, and no power can reanimate it.
4. When only part Is frozen, that part Is
destroyed by gangrene.
5. If the part frozen Is not extensive, and
only a few disorganized globules pass into
circulation, the aDfrnal-may recover. '
6. TJutJf, on the contrary, the frozen part
Is of considerable, extent, then tbe mass of
altered globules brought into tue circulation
when the part is thawed, rapidly kills the an
imal. 7. For this reason a half frozen animal may
live a Iocs time If maintained in this condi
tion, clue: the altered globules do not get In
to circulation ; but it expires rapidly as toon
as tbe frozen part Is thawed.
S. In all cases of congelation, death Is due
to the alteration of the blood globules, and
not to any effect ou the nervous system.
9. It results from these facts that tbe less
rapidly the frozen part is thawed, the more
slowly altered globules And their way Into
tbe circulation, and the greater the chances
of the recovery ot the animaL
The French Academy ha3 just added to
i's members, M. Vacherot, the well known
philosopher. The Retue rfei Monde, in
speaking of the fact, says :
"This reward was due to a disinterest
ed and laborious thinker and one who has
had the courage to shffer for his convic
tions. By admitting him into their ranks,
we do not mean to affirm that the spiritu
alistic section of philosophers hate sacri
ficed anything of their opinions. They
have only paid homage to free inquiry and
on the same ground M. Vacherot would
not exclude a spiritualistic philosopher of
real merit. It is related tint M. "Vacherot
Informed a member of the political section
that he would even give his suffrage to a
clerical candidate of real talent. 'Not
I,' blnntly replied the political academi
cian, who was once a minister and high in
Wno is the" largest rasa? -Tbefevbr
ts is a man of tremeadoaa sigifKi-
A IVeYr Port or KeadcxvoHS for
Port Chalmers. N. has been made a
free port for whaling vessels. This place,
according to Lippincott, is the port of
Dnnedin, colony of Otago, on the south
east side of the middle island; in latitude
42 53 S. and longitude 170 50 E. Tho
opening of tho port to whalers was brought
about through the efforts of Mr. George
L. Siss, of the firm of Bates, Sise k Co.,
who addressed the following letter to the
Chamber of Commcrco of llunedin :
To lie Jhim4ii Claabrr of Coauicrr;
I would respectfully submit to your
judgment the importance of offering in
ducements to whalers to make Fort Chal
mers a port of rendezvous. There is little
doubt but that it would forward tbe inter
est of our commerce and shipping in a
great degree. Tho value of tnis trade
may be estimated (in a smaller proportion)
by the statistics of tho Sandwich Islands
for tbe year 165S. In that year 53o whal
ing ships called at these islands, and the
transhipments of oil and bone amounted
to 21,000-tons. Besides ctvinsr another
-outlet for merchandise, and creating more
demand lor our labor, it would lurnish
freights for many of tho home ships that
at the present time have to seek lading
eisewnero ; and in giving return lreignls
to vessels, must havo a tendency to lower
the inward bound charters. Tho great,
and seemingly, only obstacle to Port
Chalmers, as a port of call for whalers, is
tue port cnarges ; otherwise it has every
advantage, being the centre of tho best
whaling ground in tho South Pacific, ne
cessary outfits being -obtainable at low
rates ; good vessels always procurable for
tue smpmeni ot tho oil and bone.
I understand from fifteen to twenty
whalers are expected at the Bay of Islands
this year ; and even at the present thne
some 4000 barrels of oil are ready for
The only reason that vessels rendezvous
at theso northern ports is tho saving of
port cuarges, necessities ior wnaicrs oping
innch higher there than here, and their
oil is oftentimes shipped from the Bay of
islands to Auckland in small schooners,
and sometimes transhipped from the latter
port to bydney. fcoino years back these
waters were the lavonte resort of whalers.
as many as 1400 barrels of sperm having
been taken in tho neighborhood of tbe
Chatam Islands in a single day.
These-good seasons lasted somo years
the cronnd then became cut up. But now.
after tho long rest, the whales have re
turned, and snould be a source or proht to
New Zealaud, as an average whale makes
-U tons of.oil and a ton of bone.
Abolishinjr tbe port charces doe3 not
lessen the revenue, for as bug aa tbey are
maintained it necessitates going to a free
port, and giving others this profitable
trade. l am, sc., uko. L. biss.
Dunedin, Feb. 17, 18G8.
Tho Chamber of Commerce favored the
proposition of Mr. Sise, and the subicct
was brought before the superintendent of
the colony, who under dato of 2dth Feb
ruary mlonns the Chamber that " the gov
ernment will at once take the necessary
steps to relieve whalers calling at the
port of Otago from the payment of port
1 he Dunedin Vice Current of the 5th
March thu3 speaks of the subject:
" We are. indebted to Mr. G. L. Sise
for drawing tbe attention of the Chamber
of Commerce, and, tnroush the Chairman
that of tho Provincial Executive, to the
necessity of admitting to the port of Otairo,
free of nil charges, all ships of whatever
nation engaged in whalinsr operations.
Now that there is a trravintr dock in pro
cess of construction, at an enormous cost.
and patent slips have been for some time
in operation, it is essential some other
scheme should be adopted to make Otago
a port oi greater attraction, it can be
proved satisfactorily that this port i3 de
serving, both as retards its latitude and
longitude and its general capabilities, of
selection as the whaling station of the
South Pacific and Antarctic ocean3. nnd
it only remains for Mr. Sise to disseminate
throughout the length and breadth of the
United States the fact that American whal
ers will in future be admitted and allowed
to depart, free of all charges, to awaken an
interest in his suggestions. Irrespective
of this port becoming the grand centre of
an soutnern wnanng operations Irom its
practical situation, might be made the
great depot for the supply of oil and whale-
oone to an parts ot the world, thus avoid
ing me ueiay ano expense ol runninir
ships to the other hemisphere to find a
In the above the advantages of Port
Chalmers as a rendezevons for whaling
vessels are very cieariy set lortn. A reg
ular line or packets rnn3 from Boston to
that place, to the consignment of Messrs.
uates, aise E lo., so that constant oppor
tunities exist for the shipment of materials
ana supplies, uy tue monthly mail via
Panama, the postal time between New
Tork and New Zealand is only forty-five
The Solar Focca as a Medical Aoent.
Mr. Augustus Barne3, of Connecticut,
has discovered that the solar focus ha
most efficient and admirable caustic lie
uses a lens of two or three inches in di
ameter, ana pusnes ine condensed ravs
over the whole object to be removed, if
not more man two or tnree inches in di
ameter, at one sitting. The ravs are an
plied to n very minute point, and changed
a.t each instant, so that the pain is less
than might be apprehended. Patients
submit to ft very readily, without the use
of ansstbetics. Dr. P. W. Ellsworth, of
uartlord, describes in the Medical and
gitrgical Reporter, the application of the
new remeoy 10 a gentleman who bad a
noevns on the face extending from tbe eve
to below the mouth, and covering four or
five square inches of surface. The rays
were condensed with excellent success.
even on the very edge of the lower lid of
the eye. A Iter two' applications, the deen
cherry-red color of the skin, and knobs of
condensed tissue, an eighth of an inch
high, had nearly disappeared; some por
tions being absolutely like normal skin.
Lupas, ichthyosis and small tumors have
been subjected to this process with prom
AjfonrER postponement of the publica
tion of Talleyrand's Memoirs i3 expected.
The injunction of the author extended
only, until the present month, but ii 13
thought that they are too frank and per
sonal regarding some now living to bear
the light just at present. The announce
ment will bo tantalizing enough to the
lovers of gossip.
Wmrisit that the moment of popping
the question is so terrible to young fellows
that they frequently cannot otter a word?
Because just then they love the fair one
Wso would make the best soldiers?
Dry goods men they have the most drill-tog-
Why is a ship called aha? .Because the
riggiag costs aare than the hull.
A New Esternuje bt New Loxdox
Merchants. On tho 21st iasi., the Amer
ican bark rent, Capt. Morgan, towed into
Sitka with her boats. She was 23 days
from Honolulu, and put in here ostensibly
for wood, but in reality it was contingent
upon pertecting arrangements for establish
ing a seal fishery nnd depot upon St. Paul's
nnd St. George's Islands, in abont lat. 57 0
N., and Ion. 170 0 W., where the Russians
have long maintained factories. This en
terprise is established by the firms of
Williams it Havens and It. If. Chapelt, of
r , n 1 , . ,
new ixmuon, ionn., ana promises to De
come a most profitable venture. The par-
uea uaiu aurcwuiy uuu prompuy seizeu
ono of the most advantageous-openings
afforded in our new possessions, and they
havo bo negotiated through tho State- De
partment that there can be no material
nueriercuco wua tueir project.
Experienced hand3 are laid, to this con
cern ; for many years they have kept op a
sea-elephant fishery and permanent colony
on Desolation and Hurd's Islands, in the
Indian Oocean, besides in tba Greenland
seas and in the Pacific They promise to
preservo their prospective grants, as the
Kussians have done, by Killing the malo
seals only from the flocks. Primarily con
nected with the establishment nt St. Paul's
will be Jeremiah Pctts, who served as a
volunteer officer in the navy during the
war, and was formerly well known in Ho
nolulu, 'the bark, after retraining in port
four days, proceeded on her way, and will,
alter landing her party and lurnishing ino
depot, (ana provision is made for any
emergency or necessity), cruise in the im
mediate vicinity, .which is on excellent
ground for whales.
Tho seal which they pursue is known as
the ursine, arctocephalis ursinus),and is
from six to eight feet long, and Its skin is
very thick with a full deep far, the best of
wnicn at latest sales were quoted at so in
cold. Thev ore so numerous that tho
shores of those northern islands are lit
erally crowded with them. Although thuy
possess such extraordinary instinctive in
telligence, and display at times great te-
rocity, yet tbey are easily hunted and se
cured. A few men will rush between a
flock and tho beach where they have
emerged, and by shouts and gestures start
them across the rocks and land for another
ehanco at tho water, when in their slow,
waddling progress, the selected ones are
easily dispatched with clubs, so that the
pelts may not be injured. I ains must bo
taken that they are killed at some distance
Irom the stiore,and thai the rest be driven
on into the sea, for if permitted to turn
back, or if near their placo of landing,
blood, or any token of disaster should re
main, thoy would instantly desert the spot.
fjorr. s. Jb . jsuuetm.
Tho Peru, on the 18th of Juno, arrived
at Honolulu, bringing very favomblo re
ports of the fishery, and sailed again with
supplies on the 27th.
Small l'ox. -and vacci.natio.w n is
well for the public to be informed-on small
pox and vaccination, for many errors pre
vail whicn ought to be corrected, ur.
Danet, charged by the French Minister of
the Interior to make investigations on tbe
subject, and to report to tho Academy of
jledicine tbe result of his investigations,
after vaccinating 8,500 persons and 40 an
imals, and atter an extended observation
running through several years, bos just re
ported as lollows to the Academy:
1. Small pox and cow pox aro two 'dis
2. ATaccination does not predispose to
3. Vaccination and small pox lose after
a certain time tneir power ot protecting
Irom smalt pox.
4. Vaccine matter, therefore, no matter
what may be tbe mode of preserving it,
has need 01 being renewed.
0. the predisposition to small pox is
so much the greater as the individual is
younger or more aged.
0. lie-vaccination is 01 an absolute ne
1. ihoso even who have had the Hmall
pox ought to be re-vaccinated.
a. vaccine matter, in passing through
the human body, borrows from it its con
stitutional principles; it may, therefore,
often be dangerous to vaccinate with vac
cino matter from arm to arm. Tbe Acad
emy of-Medicine had already decided that
so far at least as regarded syphilitic affec
tion, it was only dangerous when blood
was contained in the matter.
y. 1 ue cow is reiractory to mesypnintic
10. The re-vaccination from the cow to
man i3 tbe only one which presents all the
guarantees of success and of security.
II. A lebnle condition is In general a
canse of failure.
12. Injections, for preserved vaccine mat
ter, and the multiplicity of scarifications.
in general, are the best means of success.
13. Preserved vaccino matter ought to
be revivified by transplantation to the
14. Vaccine matter cnght not to be
used but from tbe fourth to the end of tho
sixth day after the operation, and never
Wut are hot buckwheat cakes like a
catterpillar ? Because they are the "grub"
that make the butter-fly.
SUGAR & MOLASSES.
IIILO, II. I.
Sugar unci Molasses.
CHOP COMIXG IN AND FOB SALE IN
quantities to fait purchasers, by
H ALkEK & ALLEN,
Sugar and SIblassci Crop 1868
COMING IN, FOR SLE IN QUANTI
ties to rait purchasers, by
WALKER 4 ALLEN,
Sugar and Molasses Crop 1888
COMING TS, FOE SALE IN QUAN Ti
tles to suit purchasers, by
WALKEE & ALLEN,
3-6 ra Aceiiti.
NOW COXEVG IX.
For sale by
5I-3m a BKEWEK fc Co., Ag'ts.
nnw CROP OF
SUGAR- AND MOLASSES
Xl"" ' For sale by
Sl-Sra C. BSEWEB Co., Agcatt.
18 6 8
the tom M&emx TAVBjUT,
BY J. G'lUKIJL,
Corner of King: Fort Srcet. ljr
a. v. ureusc. c. x. diic
SEVERANCE, CLARK CO.,
San Francisco, Cala.
We will attend to th sal of Sugar, and all
kinds of Island Proch.ee, also to the purchas
ing ana forwarding u Jlercaandlio.
CaaU Advancti mmite ou Contlirn
13 menta. 8m
i. c. acsaaui,
M'CRAKEN, MERRILL & CO,,
TfATO'U beca engaged In onr
1 g present tmsinesi lor upwards or (tu
yeas, and beinc located In a Fire-croof Brick
Building, wo aro prepared to reeeire and dis
pose or island maples, men as sugar, nice,
Syrups, Fulo, Coffee, etc., to advantage.
Consignments espeelally solicited for tie Ore
gon Jlamet. to wnica personal attention will
be paid, and upon which cash adrances will
be mad wnen required.
Cbas. W. Brooks 4 Co., -Aldrich,
Merrill Co., - -Fred.
Iken, - - - - -Badger
Jas. Patrick A Co., - -T.
Coleman Jt Co., -
Storens, Baker A Co., - -Allen
A Lewis, ...
Ladd A Tilton, - - - -Leonard
A Green, - -S.
EaTidge, - - - - -
BOARD OF UNDERWRITERS.
THE undersigned baTlngbeen
appointed agents for tho San i rancltco
California Insurance Company,
Merchants Mutual Marine Ins. Co.,
Paclflo Insurance Company,
Clllbrnla XjloytTs, and
Home Mutual Insurance Company.
Bee leave to inform Masters of Vessels and
tho public generally, that all losses sustained
by Vessels and Cargoes, Insured by either of
tno aooTe companies, against perns or the
seas and other risks, at or near the scTcral
Sandwich Islands, triU tiatt to be ttrifled by
51-3 H. HAOIvFELD & CO.
G. W. NORTON Sc CO.
COOPERS AND GAUGEES,
AT THE NEW STAND
OX TIIE ESPLAIVAIjK.
AT1T1 WOXK XX OUX IiXXX
At the Shop next to the Custom House, where
we can be round at all working hoars.
WE 2IATE OS HAND AND FOR SALE
OIL CASES AND BARRELS,
Of different sizes, new and old, which we will
sell at the rerjr
LOWEST MAilKKT RATES.
All work done in a thorough manner, and
warranted to giro satisfaction.
All kinds of Coopering Materials and Coopers'
Tools for Sale. 12-Sm
JK0. SOTT. Sam'l UOTI.
John Nott & Co.,
COPPER & TIN SMITHS,
7TUKE PLEASURE IN ANNOUNC
X ing to the public that they are prepared
toinrnun an amas or uorres work, consist
ing in part, of STILLS, STRIKE PASS,
SOROIIA31 PAA'S WORMS, PUMPS, f e.
Also on hand, a fall assortment of Tlx
ITabe, which wo offer for sale at tho lowest f
ALL JCJXVS OF REPAIRING DONE
WITH XEATXESS AND DISPATCH.
Orders from tho other Islands will meet
with prompt attention.
Kaahumanu Street, one door abors Flit-
Piano Maker & Tuner,
OFFERS IIIS SERVICES
52lfor Repairing and Tuning Pianos.
1 'baring the best of StrTnrs and
Material on band.
Orders left at the Fauiilr Drue Store. Cor
ner of Fort and Hotel fetrett. will meet with
immediate attention. 12-3m
CBATEE OF KILAUEA, HAWAII.
THIS ESTABLISHMENT I.Ssjjb
.now open for the reception of Tlsiiors3?
to the Volcano, who may rely on finding com
fortable rooms, a good table, and prompt at
tendance. Experienced guides for the Crater
always In readiness. jf
STEAK AND SfTLFSeTS BATHS !
Horssi Grained a ad Stabled if Desired.
Parties rlsiting the Volcano ris Hilo. enn
procure animals warranted to make the jour
ney, by D. H. Hitchcock, Esq., Hilo. Ji-ly
LICENSED SHIPPING AGEHT.
GOrvri-VUES iUo buMneiH. oa
his old plan of settline with officer, ami
seamen immediately on their shiDninr at his
office. Haling no connection, either direct or
indirect, wiln any outfitting eitablishratnt,
and allowing so debts to bo collected at his
office he hopes to giro as good satisfaction In
the future as he has in the past.
3-Si-0Ece on Jas. Robinson A Co.'s Wharf.
near the IT. S. Consulate.
Honolulu, March 27, 186T. Sl-Sm
NO. 1, aad COOLIE RICE always
on hand and for silo by
n ALKB A ALLES,
KONA COFFEE !
Constantly oa Haad aad jar Sale is Qsaati-
ass to wut.
TIIK Cjri)EH8ISED IXF0RX8
tbe nubile that he It nr.n..r1 r r.i.
Choice aad "H'clt Dried Keaa Coffee,
aarlag tbe agency of the following parties in
Xerm. Kitiile A Bibkett. Keopuka.
K.3f. GaerxwHL, Xorth Koaa.
B. Mosiecaiir, KHa.
""'J A. S. CLBSS0RX.
Aa (w) ts. LtI Xosm, (k).
TTTHKKEAS, the CiwtWsatl'ls
Y V the abara entitles eaasa has EM a pe
tition unto tho Hon. Elba H. Ailaa Ckief
Justice of the Euprtaa Court prajWiror a.
deerMdf ditoree from her hnibaad; t de
fendant aforesaid, on the ground of Um al
lene from this Kingdom for three ytrs tad
not near from, of the laid difcadan.
New, this Is to notify the- said LstI Xore to
appear before tha Hen. ElUha H- Allea at Mst
Chambers in the Court Houm, Hoaolal. oa
Tuesday, the 2Jth day of October, IMS. t ID
o'clock A. x.. at which time wilLbo heard, tha
Deputy Cltrk Supremo Court.
Honolulu, June Si, It S3. 18-4m
In the Snjweae Grt
Of the Hawaika Iriwfa- Qfet, i.s.
Catherine McGuIro, Complainant, ts. Alexan
der MoGulro, Defendant.
Action brought before tho Honorable ElUiu.
II. Allen, Chief Justice of tha Supreme
Court, at Chambers, spoa petition this day
filed In the Supreme Court of the Hawaiian,
SUMMONS te Alexaaeter SteGalrc,
Defendant, greeting; Too aro hereby
summoned by order of the, Hon. K, U. Allan.
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, to bo and
appear before tha said Chief Justice at his
Chambers in- the City of Honolulu, Island of
Ouhu. on WEDNESDAY, tha 16lh day- of
DECEMBER, A.D. 13S3, to show cause why
Catherine McQuire, ComptalnaaU should not
recorer a judgment and decree of this Hon
orable Court dlrorclng- her tho said Complain
ant from the bonds of matrimony now exist
iug between her and the laid Defendant, on
the gronnds of willful desertion and adultery,
all which la fully set forth la tha petition
filed in this cause. And yoa are hereby noti
fied that if yon fail to appear and SI an an
swer to the said petition as abore required,
tbe said Complainant will apply to this Court
for tho relief therein demanded.
Witness tha Hon. E. U. Allen, Chief Jastics
t. s.J of the Supreme Court at Honolulu; this
8th day of June, 1S6S.
20-6m L. JtcCCLLT, Clerk.
THE UJfDEPIGSED, EXECUTORS OF
the mil of John P. Parker, lat. or Haa
akua. Island of Hawaii, deceased, hereby no
tify all persons haying claims agabst tho Es
tate of tho said John P. Parker, to present
tho same, and those indeOted to the Estate
are requested to make Immediate payment,
J. P. PARKER,
Executors of tha "Will of John P. Parktr.
Uamakua, June 19, 1868. 24
JAMES L. LEWIS,
COOPER AKi SAUGEI,
AS TXM OXA. WAin,
Corner of Kin and Betlwl lte.
all kinds of
COOPERINC MATERIALS !
CONSTANTLY ON HAND.
He hopes, by attention to bnslsrsa, to merit
a continuance of tha patronage which he has
heretofore enjoyed, and for Which ho now re
turns his thanks. . 51-3ta
1 1 A.TI U i: K G II HK KMKt
FIRE INSURANCE C0MPT.
TUE UNDERSIGNED, HAVING
been appointed Agents of the abore Com
pany, are prepared to insure risks against Firs
on Stone and Brick Buildings, and on Mer
chandise stored therein, on the most farorahlo
terms.. For particulars apply at tha office of
S-ly F. A. SC11AEFER 4 CO.
MARINE INSURANCE COMPJUtT.
OF SA.-V FKAXCIS-Ce.
rTUIE undersigned haTiag fceea ap
JL pointed Agents fur the aboee Company,
are prepared to issue policies on Claoors,
runouts ana isxAscna.
WALKER A ALLEN,
19-tl Agents, Honolulu.
California Inswaitce CMtytMy.
Till: IindcrHljrBcd, ACSKYTK
of the abore Company, hare been author
ised to Insure risks on. CAKGO, FREIGHT
andTKEASUBE, by COASTEES, from Hono
lulu to all ports of tho Hawaiian Group, aad
rice Tcrsa. ' 11. HACKFELD A CO-
A SMALL LOT OF
Ladies' artd Misses' SI (Ms,
Direct from Paris, rery handsome,
and for sale cheap.
Ladies' and Misses' Hup S&ts,
Very small, and tha newest styles.
Some Terr nice. French Prints.
A LEO, a splendid assortment of
Ladies' and Certs' KM Gfas,
Best quality, all kinds,
jW- The attention of tht Ladies U4nrHd.
MRS. J. H. BLACK, -
COOLIE aacl EXTJU. Fr
sale kfquantltiea to rnit by
A. & CLEG HORN,
S0-Iy Agent Honolnln Rie MHL
T)EST FOR IRONING. For Sals
WALKER A ALLES.
SEW. rVEWEat, .TIEWKKT,
Books! Books! Bjcs!
BlTOtETT'S KIWI BIPOT.
WHERE TOB" WILL ALSO FESD
BLAWK HOOKS 0t Krf ittcxif.
tion, from a 12 cent Pass-Boole to Vq..
roeeo bound Ledger.
Large and small cap paper, ass'd iliu
Commercial Jfote-Paper, Ladle do., '
Fine Orcrlaod MaiLPaper, BiU-Paper.
Large and small. MouraiBg-Pncr.
ladies' Note open-end Earelorcs.
Diaries for US.
Standard Works oa tha War.
Newspapers from the. United Stout aast
Europe, in rarious language, -Harpers
and Leslie's Publications.
Chimney Corner, 5a monthly ftiU,
Wajeriy Magaiine. in ntoataiy parts.
Le Bon Ton of Paris Faabioas,
Madame Bemores'.'s Mut of Fathioat.
Oodey's Ladies' Jook, '
iVotcIss lv Every
Koreletts. American MiMUm-
Gleasoa'a Pictorial, aaa4U- tutt.
Spanish A English Bii?47
High A Common School Finllnsiiil
Peas asd Few0; Mask a4 sWks
Fiat Ciaies, rk Cat ajia:
- Both Cat. a4
Charts; aa4 Steaj "falsi has
tUs eksrl ka - - -" jT" I18 "