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partment that J. C. Pfluger, Esq.. has resam
ed bis oEeUl functions ai Consul of II. JI.
the King of Sweden and Norway.
Signed S.H. Phillips,
Minister of Yortlzn Afitiin, ad interim.
PUBLIC SCHOOL NOTICE.
The Board of Education baring decided to
establish in Honolulu, a Day-School, for the
benefit of the English-speaking portion of the
community, ana navinz, tor that object, en
gaged the services of Mr. M. B. Beekwith
and Miss Atberton, hereby giro notice, that
sueh a school will be opened, on .Monday, the
8th of March next ensuing, in the basement
rooms of Fort Street Church, where it will be
carried on, by permission of the Church Trus
tees, until a permanent and more suitable
building shall be erected or provided by the
j;oara or education.
In addition to the ordinary English Branch
es, History, Algebra. Philosophy, Physiology,
and Vocal Music will be taught, whenever the
advancement of the pupils shall warrant the
same. And in order that the advantages of
ine bebool may be brought within the reach
ot all classes, tbe very Jo rate or iive Dol
lars per term will be ehareed for tuition.
School hours, from 9 o'clock A. M., until 2
o'clock P. JI.. of each School day.
By order of tbe Board of IMucatkm.
W. Jas. Smith, See'y.
Education Offlce, March 2, l&m.
VALUABLE SEAL ESTATE FOE SALE.
The well-known premises at Makiki, for sev
eral years occupied by .Miss Uguen for aboard-ing-school,
are now oCered for sale by the
JJoara ol .education, on very literal feme.
For particular!, apply to
W. Jas. Smith,
Secretary of tbe Board of Education.
Education Once, Feb. 23, ISO.
It has pleased His Majesty, the Kins, to
appoint Frederick S. Lyman, Esq., a Circuit
Jnage lor the Island of Hawaii,
lolaui raUce, Feb. 8, 18(0.
Ir has pleased His Maiestv. the Einz. to
appoint Hon. William P. Kamakau to be Pres
ident rf tbe Board of Education,
lolani I'alace, Feb. f , 1680.
ASP KLLES ADOPTED ST TOE HAWAIIAX
BOARD OT IIEALTII AT THEIR XEETIXO O.V
JAXUART 8th, 1S69.
1. On the arrival of any vessel at anv port
of this Kingdom, from a port known to be in
fected with the small pox, though no case of
small pox may navo occurred on board during
tno voyage, neitncr passengers nor crew shall
De allowed to land, unless a period of fifteen
days shall have clapsod from the time of her
2. On the arrival of any vessel at any port
of this Kingdom, having had or still having
any person sick of small pox on board, the
vessel shall be detained in quarantine; the
sick shall be sent to tbe quarantine hospital,
and the crew and passengers shall be submit
ted to a quarantine or nlleen days.
3. No person shall leave or visit anv Quar
antined vessel, or any house or enclosure that
shall have been set apart for quarantine pur
poses by the Board of Health, unless by writ-
icu periuueiuii ui uie uoaru.
t. Under no circumstances provided for as
above, shall clothing or personal baggago be
allowed to be put on shore, before having un
dergone such disinfecting process as may be
ordered by tho Board of Health.
5. When any vessel shall arrive, having
had on board during the passage, a person
diseased with small pox, the whole, or such
parts of the ship as may be ordered by the
Board of Health to be disinfected, shall be
lumigated, or otberwise disinfected, m such
manner as may be ordered by the Board, and
not unto this has been done shall any cargo
be discharged from the ship.
6. No "mail" shall be landed from anv
vessel having small pox on board or having
naa smau pox on noara during the passage,
except by written permission of the President
of the Board of Health.
N. B. Sections 2S4, 2S5, 293 and 294 of
tne vml vode of this Kingdom read as fol
lows: Sectjos 2S1. Notice shall be given by the
Board of Health of all regulations made bv it.
by publishing the same in some newspaper of
uie uuinci, or wnere mere is no sncn newspaper,
by causing them to be posted in three public
places of the town or district; and such notice
of said regulations shall be deemed legal notice
to all persons.
Szcrioic 2S5. Every person who shall vio
late any regulation of the Board of Health,
after the same shall have been published, as
provided in the last preceding section, shall
be fined not exceeding one hundred dollars.
Sectiox 293. The quarantine regulations
so established shall extend to all persons, and
all goods and effects arriving in such vessels,
and to all persons who may visit or go on
board of the same.
Sectios 294. Notice shall be given of such
quarantine regulations, by publication in the
manner provided in. section 2S4; and after
such notieo shall have been given, any person
who shall violate any such quarantine regula
tions, shall be fined a sum not less than five,
nor more than five hundred dollars.
Feed. IV. Hcrcnisos,
President of the Board of Health.
Tub KEFOEMATOBr School has peculiar
claims upon this community. It is not to
be looked npon, solely, as an institution
for tbe reformation of juvenile offenders,
but especial notice should be taken of the
words of tho caption of the act authoriz
ing its establishment. It (the caption)
reads "An act authorizing' tho Board of
Education to establish an Ixpusteial and
Reformatory School, for the care of help
less and neglected children, as also for
tho reformation of juvenile offenders."
At the time of its commencement, in
April 1865, there seemed to be a most vig
orous effort made to depreciate its useful
ness, and to throw obstacles in its tray,
from quarters whence one, who -looks to
the theories aad professions of men, would
have most natar&Hy expected countenance
and assistance. But, fortunately, like all
other attempts to do good, this one has
conquered, for the most part, opposition,
and is in a fair way to do more good in the
future then it has in the past and yet
it has done no little good in the past,
It is the only place that has as yet been
famished, by the State, at which those
whom Providence has left to its sole guid
ance 'and care, by depriviag them of their
parents, aad learnt: them in poverty, may
be taken in, fea, clothed aad educated, aad
finally apprenticed to honest callings, and
put in a way to earn their living, surely,
nothing ought to appeal to tbe human
heart more forcibly, and one would think
that it would meet with the immediate and
unvarying support and conntpnance of all
good men. If the sacrui" !inm theolc
gicura can give way anywheie, and veil its
face, certainly it should do so here. The
school is, by necessity, in the nature of a
family school, and no one can expect that
tbe individual or individuals, who preside
over it, should be able to reflect the vary
ing shades or opinion of every man in the
community ; whilst they must, and ought
to inculcate the principles, and set an ex
ample of the practice of the Christian re
ligion. The school is not only for helpless,
but neglected children. Those who, if nn
gnided, are liable to fall into bad ways.
Thus those whose parents are very poor,
or vicious, or careless, perhaps, in the
manner of bringing np children, are
proper subjects for care in this establish
ment, as well as those children, who, from
any cause, may not be under the effective
and beneficial control of their parents or
guardians. Nor should the fact, that it is
likewise intended for juvenile offenders, be
any drawback to the school. It makes
one sick at heart, sometimes, to see the
disgust with which the Pharisee turns
away from a little scape grace, who may
have been picked up, round the wharf, for
stealing a bolt of copper, and thanks God
that he is not like that little sinner, and
takes the flattering unction to his soul
that the well fed, morally taught little off
spring of his virtuous self and of his vir
tuous spouse, never can have a wrong
thought or do a mischievous act No,
friend, the little wayward truant, whom a
vigilant policeman, and discriminating
magistrate may have sent to Kapalama to
keep him out of harms way, and place him
within the reach of good influences, is no
worse than you were when you stayed
away from school, and got into your neigh
bor's orchard. Tbe main difference is that
he has no home to go to, or if he has, that
its influences for good to him, are not as
positive. We seek to put him within the
reach of good home influences and good
family discipline ; and when we have done
so, we do not doubt, that in nine cases out
of ten, he will turn out as worthy a citizen as
anyone. Xo just minded man or woman
will look upon it as a discredit, that a boy
or girl has come from tho Kapalama school.
But on the contrary, a wise person will re
flect, that for so many years the child has
been under strict discipline, has been
taught habits of cleanliness and order, and
of implicit unquestioning obedience ; that
he or she is free from disease, has a good
constitution, and being endowed with some
education, .is ready to begin, the race of life
with no disadvantage, except that poverty
may be so, and it is very doubtful whether
it is or not. Some of our mechanics are
sensible to these facts, and eagerly seek
for the scholars of the school as appren
tices. The premises on which the school is es
tablished, embraces six acres within the
fence, and there are attached to these six
more acres outside, which, however, are un
der lease for a short time only. The buildings
which have been erected on the land, are
commodious, though the" Board has felt
the necessity of very great economy in
Since tbe school commenced, in April,
18G5, as has been said above, there hare
been 7G scholars there, of whom 32 remain
at the present time. During this time, there
has not only been no death, but there has
been no sickness. Indeed, there has only
been occasion for tbe visits of a medical
gentleman, nine times during the last two
years ; and in only one case was more than
one visit thought necessary. If it be
borne in mind, that those in charge are
directed to call medical assistance, prompt
ly, whenever the matron may have the
least distrust that it may be necessary, it
will bo conceded that very little more can
be desired on the score of' health.
Any one, desirous of doing good, who
will go out to make a visit, will not only
give the institution his countenance in se
curing for it a proper public, support, but
will, thereafter, take all means to give
those, who are fit objects for its benefits,
the advantage of them.
Tbe last Legislature did not see fit to
make an appropriation, which wa3 deemed
sufficient to keep up the girl's school,
which is situated on the ground, and ac
cordingly it was discontinued; but, never
theless, the Misses Parker are intending
to reestablish it, immediately. These
ladies will work strenuously for the bene
fit of these pupils, and it is sincerely
hoped, and confidently expected, that
other charitable ladies will give them tbe
benefit of their countenance, support and
encouragement, and surely the good which
they will thus do, will be repaid to the
community, and most propably themselves,
individually, even beyond the satisfaction
which a good action naturally brings to the
doer of it-
Is coin? round tbe Citv of Honolulu.
one must be impressed with the desirable
ness, if not the necessity, of opening up
new streets. Seme of the localities in
town are getting thronged with small
wooden buildings, which would seem to
increase greatly the chances of fire, and
of disease. Of course, mechanics, clerks
and others, who are bound to time, and
whose hours of labor aro governed bv the
imperative exigencies of their business,
and can not afford to keep horses to brine
them to their labor will, natsralJv. trv
to get as sear to it as possible. Hence
lots ore occupied by numerous small cot
tage. Bat "the question always presents itae&:
How shall these streets be opened ? Pro
prietors do not seem to think that any
duty, in this matter, rests upon them.
They 'seem to expect that streets should
be opened through their property, which
would tend, greatly, to increase the value
thereof, and. then that extreme, even spec
ulative, prices should be paid by the public,
for the land thus taken.' The usual course,
in such cases, is to assess the value of the
land, taken for opening or widening pnblic
streets, to those whose property abuts upon
the same, and is thereby improved in value.
In other commuities, enterprising prop
erty holders devote their own land to
streets, and then seek to induce the com
munity to adopt them. This was done in
Kukui Street, and likewise in Emma
Street Tho holders of lots on each side
of those streets, would hardly like to sell
them now, even if the buildings should be
all removed, for the price which wa3 paid
for them immediately after the streets
were opened still less for the price at
which the land could have been bought
The Legislature has granted $2,000
wherewith to open a continuation of School
Street. This was certainly most liberal.
Now, if everyone is to be as persistent as
possible in obtaining extreme road dam
ages, how am the expenses of making the
street, and building the bridge, which i3
necessary there, to bo mot? Or is the
public treasury to bear the entire expense
of making the rear lots accessible, and
.then to pay excessive land damages for
going through them, and the entire ex
pense of grading the street besides? Of
what interest is this to the man who lives
in Hamakna or Kan ? It is to be hoped
that a little better, more reasonable and
enterprising feeling will prevail in this
Ritualistic Ceremonials con
demned, -vvltli Costs.
Many of oar readers will take interest
in tbo following summary of the case of
Martin vs. Mackonochie, which is copied
from the London Mail, of Dec. 25th. The
church, in which the ceremonials which
form the subject of the judgment, took
place, was St. Albans, Holborn, one of the
most advanced " Ritualistic" churches.
Let it be remembered that the Church
of England is a Church " by law estab
ished ;" consequently, all the observances,
within the Church, aro subject to the re
vision of certain competent legal tribunals.
This case was commenced before the
Bishop of London, and by him sent to
the Court of the Archbishop of Canter
bury, by virtue of the " Clergy Discipline
Act," and having been fully heard before
the Judge of the Court of Arches, a de
cree was rendered on the 28th of March,
18C8, from which decree an appeal was
taken to tbe Judiciary Committee of the
Privy Council, the Court of final appeal,
in such matter?. The case was most elab
orately argued, and the judgment, given
by Lord Cairns, b very full ; and the whole
matter, though too voluminous for tho
general reader, will well repay perusal to
those who are curious on the subject,
It would seem to have set at rest tbe
whole matter, regarding the observances
complained of, so far as they ought to be
practiced in the Church of England.
The case of "Martin v. Mackonochie." In
which some most characteristic practices at
St. Albans, Holborn, were challenged, was
on Wednesday decided, and tbe result is that
Mr. Mackonochie is condemned upon every
one of the points raised, and Is required to
pay the costs both of tbe original suit and
of the present appeal. This decision is as
Important as it will be satisfactory to the
fmblic The case has brought to tbe test of
aw some of tbe most promiueut innovations
of tbe Ritualists. They were innovations
closely connected with their most character
istic doctrines those, namely, which relate
to the Holy Communion. To indicate their
I peculiar belief respecting the Sacrament tbey
introduced a variety of novel gestures, cere
monies, and ornaments. Though, in the ag
i Rrcprate, these produced a change so conspic
uous as utterly to alter tbe character of .the
service, it was, as nsnal. very difficult to des
cribe them with sufficient accuracy for a le
gal test. At length, however, after the Inge
nuity of numerous lawyers has been exerted
on both sides, the question has been brought
to adistiuct issue, and on that issue Mr.
Mackonochie has been, without exception,
condemned. Ritualism, In short, has been
fairly challenged In tbehigbest Court of Law,
and has been completely defeated. The is
sue, though limited, Is of material signifi
cance, ana tbe condemnation pronounced is
sufficient to prove that the position of the
Ritualists is wholly untenable.
The case may be very simply explained.
Mr. Mackonochie was originally charged
first, with elevating the elements during the
.Prayer of Consecration; secondly, with
kneeling before them during the same pray
er; thirdly with using lighted candles on
tbe Communion Table during the celebra
tion of the Holy Communion, when they
were not required for the purpose of giving
light; fourthly, with using incense In tbe
same service: and, fifthly, with mixing
water with the wine. Tbe elevation Mr.
Mackonochie discontinued before tbe suit
commenced, and was admonished not to re
sume it The judgement of the Court of
Arches condemned the use or Incense and
water. It admitted, however, the lawfulness
of lighted candles, and considered the kneel
ing a minor point of order, -which. If raised
at all. should be referred to the discretion ol
tbe Bishop. The Judical Committee have
sow ruled that kneeling during the Prayer
of Consecration is contrary to the Rubric,
and that lighted candles ore not admissible.
There remains, therefore, not a single point
on which the defendant has sustained his
case. What Is still more remarkable, there
is scarcely an argument on which the coun
sel for tbe Ritualists relied which baa sot
been rejected by the Court ; and this may
Involve more important consequences than
the Judgement itself. With respect to the
kneeling, tbe Court observe that the posture
of the officiating minister Is prescribed by
various ways throughout tho Communion
service. He is directed when to stand and
when to change bis posture for that of kneel
ing. But it is expressly ordered that tbe
Prayer of Consecration Is to be said by tbe
Priest "standing before the table," and
there Is no Indication that be Is Intended to
change his posture during tbe prayer. In re
ply, after one or two formal objections, it
was contended that this was one or those
minute details which .tbe Rubric could sot
beheld to cover. To this the Court moke
the important answer that It is sot for any
minister of the Church, or even for them
selves, to assume that any departure from or
violation of the Rubric Is trivial. Tbe pres
ent cose, Indeed, is a conspicuous proof that
violations which Sn themselves might seem
very trivial may piacUcally Involve most ma
terial consequences. It is as notorious his
torically as It Is evident from tbe minute di
rections of tbe Prayer Book that variations
of gesture and posture during tbe Coemuei
on were co&nnected at tbe Reformation with
important points of doetrine : and these who
pat this plea upon the recant, knew perfect-!
ly.wtU that the West nre bleb they described
as trivial Implied on tWr own part equally
iaiportant opteioes. Trie coMlderatian bos
a f art hw bra ring upon tbe equally question
able plea that there was no evidence to show
that adoration was' hi ended by kneeling.
The Court Would, in toy catev find It very
difficult to judge of Intentions and sentiments
and consequently it kail tbe more neces
sary that It should jmge strictly of "out
ward movements." Ot this point. In short,
Mr. Mackonochie has volated a distinct Ru
bric, and the question cjnld not therefore be
referred to the' discretion of tbe Bishop.
Tbe use of lighted carulcs raised a question
of even greater significance and Importance.
Tbey had been treated ritber as a ceremony
or as an ornament, and.on cither alternative
they bad been justified ty an argument which
has been. extensively used by the Ritualists,
and od which, in fact, toey base their whole
system of innovation. Tbey have alleged
that they are justified h adopting any prac
tice which tbe Prayer Bcok does not explicitly
condemn in other words, that whatever is
not expressly abolished is retained as lawful.
In this instance tbey appeal to certain Injunc
tions Issued In the first year of Edward VL,
and their counsel evet went so far as to
quote a Constitution nude by a Council held
under tbe Archbishop tf Canterbury In 1323.
The Court, we rejoice tssay, dismissed those
antiquarian references is utterly irrelevant.
Tbey lay it down. In direct opposition to the
principle or tbe Rltualats, that all ceremo
nies are abolished whlchare not expressly re
tained in the Prayer Btok. This is plainly
Implied in the Preface, but It is placed be
yond doubt by Elizabeth's Act of Uniformity,
nuw applicable to the present Prayer Book,
which prohibits any rite, ceremony, order,
or form which is not mentioned in t&e Prayer
Book, and declares void all prior usages and
ordinances. The opcring Rubric, aaln,
orders that "such ornaueuts of tbe Church
and of tbe Ministers -hereof shall be re
tained, and bu in use, as were in this Church
of England by authority of Parliament, in tbe
second year of the rcisn of King Edward
vi." me iiiiuansts nave arjrueu irom mis
that whatever was lawful in the designated
year of Edward VX Is lawful now; and
thronzh this loophole, as the reader has al
ready seen, tbey bave Introduced into the
controversy not orly the shilling usages of
inat contused period, out ine enuiess ana an-
iiquaica canons ol meuuevai eccicsiasucs.
Anything, of course, might be built on such
a foundation. Tbe Court, however, bave
now distinctlv explained that those thlmra
only possess the authority of Parliament
which are expressly named In the Prayer
Book rcfered to. It is nothing Jo the point
that the candles were lawful at the time
when tbe Prayer Book was issued. They aro
not prescrloea in it, ana tney are, ttiereiore,
abolished. Tbe Rnbrlc, they observe, might
bave said that such ornaments should be re
tained as were then lawful, or such as were
men in use; Dut mucin savs sucn only as
were in usu bv authority of Parliament, and
this is now decided to mean such as arc ex
prcssly prescribed in tbe first Prayer Book, or
as are consistent witn and subsidiary to them.
As a matter of fact, the use of lighted candles
was almost universally discontinued alter
me llciortnatlon, which alloras a strong
confirmation of the view thus taken of the
TnE Ritualists, in England, seem to be
" getting it" pretty Btrongly of late. Tho
Guardian, of Dec. 2nd, contains th last
Charge of Archbishop Longley, which
comes, it may be said, as a posthumous
paper. It had not, indeed, been finished
The Right Reverend Prelate remarks :
" Tbe bitterness of the controversy which
has now unhappily existed for several years In
connection with the Rubric, respecting the
ornamcuts of the church and tbe ministers
thereof, is very deeply to be deplored, and
can not fail to bu a snbject of great anxiety
to those wbo desire to maintain due order
and discipline in our Church.
"There Is an amount ol moral and circnm
stantlal evidence acalnst them fclercvmen
wbo affirm tbe legality of the disputed orna
ments, which tbey would bave done well to
ponder. In tbe first place, there is the inva
riable usage of our Church for three centu
ries, during which TUU of Her lilshops have,
without exception, acquiesced in an inter
pretation of the Rubric adverse to their
views, ana sanctioned, mu use uy tne parochial
clergy of the surplice and hood alone at all
times of their ministrations. And not only
is there this acquiescence, but (which is of
still greater weight in tne scale,) the contem
poraneous interpretation of tbe legislators
themselves is directly adverse to these inno
vations. It seems impossible to conceive
that the distinguished divines who acted In
framing; the Rubric as It now stands, and
who must therefore have known its real
meaning, should bave proceeded to contra
dict their own convictions, and publicly as
sert tnat to oc its real meaning winch In
their hearts tbey knew was not such."
"It is constantly pleaded in behalf of those
who bave adopted a very advanced ritual,
that they are self-denying and devoted men,
who sacrifice everything for thelrlord's sake
and for the temporal and -eternal welfare of
tneir nocics wno acvote meir oest energies
to relieve tbe sufferings and soothe the sor
rows oi me poor ana destitute, sucn char
acters, in whatever communion they maybe
found, arc worthy of all honor and respect.
But these meritorious exertions can not undo
the great mischief which their conduct and
proceedings have caused, can not atone for
every extravagance they may please to adopt,
Which startles and estranges those whom it
ought rather to be their aim to conciliate.
There may bu zeal without knowledge, and
zeal without charity: that charity which re
trains irom mings which are not expedient,
even though they be lawful, for the welfare
oi tne unnrcu in general.
"It is now more than a quarter of a cen
tnrv since, in the course of mv administra
tion oi ine uioceso or Klpon, l came into
collision with a movement in Leeds some
what similar to that on which I am sow
animadverting. The clergy of a church there
had adopted practices which appeared to
me inconsistent with tbe principles of the
English Church, that of auricular confession
being the most offensive I felt myself
oouna to rcvoKc me license or me curate
wbo had thus, as I considered, transgressed
the limits of bis office; he appealed to the
Archbishop of the province, who confirmed
my decision. Tbe course which I adopted
was resented bv the rest of the clenrv of that
church, and a secession to tbe Church of
Home was the consequence. ihof-c who
thus abandoned tbo Church of their baptism
at any rate showed themselves in their true
colore, and behaved honestlvin ODenlv avow
ing their true principles at the sacrifice of
TUrtrlll,. nilrnn. rrr,
"Now, It Is far from my intention to im
pute to all those wbo bave taken this ill
advised step of adopting tbe sacrificial vest
ments, any sympathy with Roman error; but
I am constrained to avow that there are plain
indications in some of tbe publications which
bave been issued as manifestations of the
opinions of that section of onr Church, that
some of Its professed members yea, even of
ner ministers mint: tnemserves at nocrty to
bold tbe doctrines of tbe Church of Rome
in relation to tbe Sacrifice of the Mass. and
yet retain their position within tbe pale of
me Anglican unurcn, witn me avowed pur
pose of eliminating from its formularies
every trace of tbe Reformation, as regards
its protest against Romish error. Tbe lan
guage tbey hold With respect to It Is entirely
incompatible with loyalty to the Church to
which they profess to belong. Tbey call it
' a Communion deeply tainted with Protest
ant heresy; our duty,' theysay, 'is the ex
pulsion of the evil, not flight from it-' It is
so want of charity, therefore, to declare that
they remain with us In order that tbey may
substitute tbe Mass for the Communion; the
obvious aim of onr Reformers having been
to substitute the Communion for the Mass."
The Press and tbe Public.
To the Editor of Tht SailonBr:
"In your article on the "Provincialism of
Southerners," and your paragraph on M. de
Cassagnac'a billingsgate la your but somber,
you seem to me to take ground, with regard
to the press of this country, which can hard
ly be sustained. Of course I condemn assas
sination, but tbe state of public opinion at
the South with regard to the Pollard murder
does not, to my mind, warrant tbe conclu
sions you draw from it as to the condition of
Southern morality or education. Pollard's
paper, as be conducted it, was an intolerable
nuisance a real evil to which no civilized
community coulibe expected to submit, and
lor ine removal or wlicd so remeay was pro
vided IthfceV by law' or society. Tbe man
biavsoif; wbo west ocBstafctiy. armed, waa
doubtless a practiced abet; to that if be
blackened 'the character of yoar wife or
daughter, and made your hoase wretched,
and yon attacked him on equal terms, Is ac
cordance; with what I called; " tbe cede,"
tbe probability Is he would have killed yon
hi addition to llbelllngyou. X, on tbe atber
Band, yon prosecuted him, what with sew
trials and appeals and disagrecmcsts of
juries, the result would bave been tbtyor
same would bave been kept before the pub
lic for two or three years besmirched with
tbo Pollard filth, tbe fellow himself enjoying
the notoriety tbe affair hadbrought him and,
bis paper, and chuckling over' your misery'
and mortification, and yon would bave at
last retired from tbe contest worsted and out
of pocket. If, therefore, It can ever be al
lowed to take the life of a fellow-creature, I
hold that In snch a case as this it is allowable ;
and if allowable at alL it is ridiculous to ask
tbe injured man to risk his own life in doing
IL Tbe crowd In Richmond wbo cheered
Grant felt all this.
I am not so sure either that tbe Northern
press U above the Cassagnac level. There is
no doubt that tbe editorial columns of the
Northern newspapers bave greatly Improved
within twenty years. The editors themsel
ves bave made great advances, socially and
every other way.. From being 'paragraph
Ists " and collectors of " items," attached to
job-printing offices, they bavo risen Into the
rank of great merchants and great public in
structors. Tbey take their stand In the
money market beside tbe most successful
brokers, and tbey have fairly ousted the cler
gymen and lawyers as leaders in politics.
Therefore, having a soda) position to uphold
the chiefs, with one or two exceptions, rare
ly allow dirty gossip and scurrility to appear
In their editorial articles. But they manage,
nevertheless, to pander to the tastes of those
who like Such things just us effectually as
ever, by their system of " correspondence."
They have in their pay a parcel of scamps In
various cities, signing themselves "Rhada
manthus," or "Cerberus," or "Qutntins
Curtiuk," orsomesuch same, wbo compose
letters In which they heap abuse on decent
men, throw out odious Insinuations against
tbcm, tell disgraceful stories of them with
tbe utmost abandon, and these the editor
prints In any quantity. If one of these crea
tures make you his victim, and you call at
the editorial rooms to remonstrate, tbe editor
receives your complaint as if he had never
beard of "Rbadainastbus" before, or, If be
bad heard of him, as If he was a person for
whose performances he was no more respon
sible than for those of Leotard or tbe Hanlon
Brothers. When you point out the libel, bo
expresses regret and sympathy, but with
much the same air as if what bad happened
jou was a wetting from the rain, or a sun
stroke, or some other visitation of Provi
dence, which, as a fellow-man, he was bound
to deplore, bnt for which you could hardly
oe so ridiculous as to hold him accountable,
and be probably offers to print "a reply irom
jour pen" that Is, to make the attack on you
more public than ever, widen and deepen
the raw on your moral bide, and delight
"Ruadamanthus" by showing him that be
made a decent man wince. 1 ou may make
It clear as tbe sun at noon that the corres
pondent Is an unscrupulous scoundrel whose
statements cannot be depended on, and that
as a man nobody respects blm or heeds him,
and you may imagine that as soon as the
editor bears of it he will db-mlss him. Bless
jour innocent heart I he will probably raUo
the beast's pay the minute your back Is turn
ed, on findlug how "spicy" he is; and he
will meet you that very evening, serene and
biniling and respectable, although be has
actually been paying "Rhadamanthus" for
blackguarding you and lying about you, has
borne the expense of printing his slanders,
and has made money by selling them.
You have alluded to this matter once or
twice In your paper, but it has not been pro
perly ventilated. The Increased purity of the
editorial columns of the Northern press Is a
mere cleaning of tbe outside of the platter,
as long as the theory prevails that the editor
ia not responsible, morally, for what appears
In tbe department of correspondence. That
such a theory should prevail may seem mon
strous, but ft does, nevertheless, and there
arc only a few of tbe great daily papers in
the country which arc not conducted on It
Let me add that I do not look on the pnb
lic indifference to these libels, or perhaps I
should rather say the enjoyment of them by
all who are not affected by tbem, with the
complacency with which yon have once or
twice professed to regard it. I think that at
the bottom of all sucb callousness and such
sport, there is a spice of tbe devilish spirit
which once made tbe combats of men and
beasts in tho amphitheatre delightful, and I
think, too, that morality cannot bu in a very
sound condition in any community In which
few care anything about either their own
reputation or other people's.
Yours respectfully, Tehtullian.
Baltimore, Der. 3, 1S88.
Iroui lte Satlon, Dee, 10, 18C8.
LATE F0EEIGK" NEWS.
Wjuuisotox, Feb. 4. Mr. Ela, from the
Committee on Printing, reported a Joint
resolution in reference to tbe stationery
contract of tbe Interior Department with
Dempsey and O'TooIe. It directs tbe Secre
tary to withhold payment for a large quantity
of stationery, etc, on various grounds. Dur
ing the discussion, Mr. Laffiln said tbe Com
mittee would soon report a bill placing the,
supply of stationery under tbe same regula
tions as tbe supply of public printing. The
resolution finally passed.
Mr. Ela also reported a bill providing tbat
each of tbe executive and judicial depart
ments shall make quarterly estimates at each
successive session of the amount of stationery
required for tho year the same to be sup
plied by the Congressional Printer, under
contract. Tbe bill passed.
Mr. Poland introduced a bill providing for
annlform system of naturalization. Referred.
Tbe bill admits aliens after a continuous
residence of four years and six months to
naturalization. The proceedings are restrict
ed to tbe United States Circuit and District
Courts, and Courts of the highest jurisdiction
In each State and Territory which hold stated
sessions In each county.
New Yohk, February 3. Several cattle re
cently died from some nnknown disease, on
Braight'sfarm, atFishkilL Much excitement
prevails among farmers.
A severe storm commenced last night,
which extends over the whole country, from
Maine to Texas.
Tbe strike of the printers has ended br the
cmoiovcrs raving the terms demanded. The
sailors' strike is evidently a failure; several
strikers shipped to-day at tbe old rates.
General Grant to-day took emphatic ground
In fn "Or nf l,a nn.lhln nflmMrfM ...IT. ....
nd expressed the hope that Congress would
pass me uonsiitutionai Amcnamcm sow
Chicago, Feb. 3. A Washington special
says tbe public debt statement will show an
increase of $11,000,000.
Wasmsotos, Feb. 4. Mr. Garfield de-,
nounccd tbe Indian Bureau as thoroughly
Mr. WIndom defended the Bureau, and
several members participated In the debate.
Mr. Ilolbrook. Delegate from Idaho. In the
coarse of his remarks, used tbe words:
"Tbe gentlemen in charge of this bill saw fit
to silence the Delegate here by raising points
of order, and making assertions he knew at
the time to be unqualifiedly false."
Tbe speaker called blm to order, and the
offensive words Were taken down.
Mr. Ilolbrook attemcted to repeat the
words, when the speaker again interrupted
aim, ana saia it wouia oe improper lor lias
to repeat tbe objectionable words. They
having been takeu down by tbe reporter,
were read by tbe Clerk, and tbe Sneaker. la
severe terms, said: "Tbe chair rules these
words out oforderasbeingnnparlUureatarv
and Indecorous. When a gentlemen declares
that a member has stated on the floor what
be knew to be unqualifiedly false, be sses
the most insulting language that can be ot
tered on the floor of a parliamentary body."
Mr. Ilolbrook was about to make some
remarks when Mr. Benjamin interrupted him
and said he objected to tbe Delegate proceed
ing: until be retracted what be bad mU.
Mr. Ilolbrook "I do not propose to re
tract ose word of what 1 bave said."
Speaker "The Delegate irom Idaho .
fuses to retract bis words."
Mr. iiolbrook " What does the chair
Speaker "The Choir has ruled that the
remarks of the gestleBMa are net esly aspor
liamentary batweread irmKrog as eoaM be
made on tbe floor of a parltameaiarr bdj"
Mr. Hclbroci "I desire to e a mcs
tion." Speaker "Tbe Chair can vieM to a de
bate with the geBtlcraaa."
Mr. Chandler spceoled from tbe dacktos
of the Chair as bciDC csatnry to pre noils
Speaker "The Chair c& IkM e rmtre-
versy wHh the geetlems fro Sew York,
or anv other raitleroaii. in retatloe to other
decisions. Every decision steeds ty. Mseif
cm im womb nsco, seDwec sa ism s tae
time.'.' " '
Mr. Camdlcr withdrew tbe affseol, mi Mr.
ScbKk offered a resoletioa lb at Mr. Hoi
brook, Delegate from tbe Territory of Idaho,
barfee uttered tbe Mtowiaff knguaistfquot
lnglt) distinctly and la prescae of tbeSowe,
and refusing to retract tin sane, be lesincdl
ately brought to tbe bar of tho Hoase and
severely ceneared.by tbe Speaker .
' Tbe resolution was adopted wltbeot a divi
sion, and tbe Speaker administered tke cea
sure of the Ilosse.
Mr. Ilolbrook then retired, and tbo dls-
I cusslon was continued at some length. Fi
nally tne oni paeeea.
New Your, Feb. 4. A Pinto Fork Beck
robber was yesterday sentenced to flvo years
In tbe State Prison.
There are now twelve murderers, two of
whom are women, confined in tha Tombs.
Most of these hare been arrested during the
past month. The police report shows'ovcr
63,000 arrests during tbe post. year, nearly
32,000 of whom were fea&fes. Of tae ar
rests. 78 were for murder.
It is stated that additional facts clearly
estaoiisn mat Mauer, now under arrest, was
the murderer of Rogers.
Gen. Comstock, of Gen. Grant's stair, was
married at Washing-ton last night, to Eliza
betb, daughter of Montgomery Blair.
No action is likely to be taken this session
of Congress on the report favoring aid to tbe
Northern and Southern Pacific Railroads.
Pinrw ,vn Val. A T.wl, TViwIa n
banged today In the Cugahoga County Jail for
the murder ol l. f. a tanner,. last September.
Montbeal, Feb. i While a concert and
ball was In progress at St. Patrick's Hall last
night, at whicb 2,000 persons were present, a
cry was raised tint the roof was giving way.
All rushed for the street, and while they were
getting ont, the roof fell with a crash. Sev
eral persons were injured, oai u ia nopea
none were killed.
TVAsnrsoTOje. Feb. 5. It Is understood
that a project for a Convention between tbe
United States and tbe North German Union,
for the better protection of emigrants to tbe
United States, Is under consideration by
Baron Gerult and certain parties in New York
and Washington. The plan for a treaty has
already been prepared, both at the Treasury
and State Departments, that from tbe latter
omce moauymg several provisions, no ucn
nlte action taken yet with respect to either.
Toronto, Feb. 6. A gang of desperadoes,
among whom are two penitentiary convicts.
ncre discovered to-day In a bnt on a little
Island. 1 ney threatened to shoot the detec
tives wbo went to arrest them. While the
detectives sent for assistance, tbe thieves es
caped in boats. On entering tbe hut a large
quantitv oi stolen goous were louna.
New YonK, Feb. 0. The Bremen bark
America reached quarantine this afternoon,
when It was ascertained that she bad nine
passengers from the steamship Hibtrnla.
She fell in with tho British bark Cuthbert,
Dec. 25th, and took off tbe crew of tbe Hiter
uia, which tbo Cuthbert took oft She landed
some of the rescued men at the Azores. All
hopes of the safetv of the missing boat and
passengers of the "Hibernui are crushed.
IIavasa, Feb. 5. Jos. De Armas, Peace
Commissioner to the Insurgents, has return
ed unsuccessful. The Insurgents demand
that guarantees be given that the Spanish
Government will comply with the promises
made. Jn view of their return to arms, and
ol the demands made by tbe Insurgents, the
war ia certain to continue. Tbe late of tbe
island can only be decided by arms, as the
Government cannot grant tbe demands of
me insurrectionists, i he war in the eastern
department continues. Santiago and Its Im
mediate surroundings are free of revolution
ists. The aqueduct has been repaired. The
most conflicting stories are in circulation re
garding the killing of many prominent insur
gents who presented themselves to accept
the amnesty. The report that the insurgent
Agnetara has been captured is doubtful.
Havana, Feb. 0. The Insurgents have
burned eighteen large plantations in the east
Cholera of a very violent type Is prevalent
in the insurrectionary district. The insur
gents, Spanish troops and citizens are falling
Another attempt of the Cubans to fire the
powder magazine at Puerto Principe was
Some Cuban' prisoners at Para and Anna
were killed while attempting to escape from
firison. Letters deny that they were attempt
ng to escape.
Ccspcdcs, late commandrr of tho Insur
gents, sailed to-day for America. lie says
he is disgusted with the state of affairs. In
fluential and wealthy Cuban families, wbo
are sympathizers with the revolution, con
tinue to emigrate to New York and New Or
leans. IIavaxa, Feb. 8. A band of Insurgents,
number unknown, made their appearance on
tbe line of the railroad between Clenfuegoa
and Villa Clara. A detachment of troops has
marched against them. A panic prevailed at
Clenfuegos. and many families have fled from
tbe town, fearing tbat tbe insurrection will
spread to that district, and have already ar
rived in this city. Fort Cabanas, which
guards tbe place, is garrisoned only by a bat
talion of volunteers, and a force of regulars
have been despatched to reinforce them.
Strangers continue to arrive at various
points on tbe coast, it is supposed, with the
intention of joining tbe revolutionists. A
great many nave Dcen arrcstca on suspicion.
Tbe Government has chartered several
steamers, and Is preparing some men-of-war
and light draught steam launches to run
among the Keyes and prevent tbe disembark
ation oi me expedition irom jMassau. ivncn
that is accomplished, a flotilla will proceed
to attack tbe earthworks which the Insurgents
bave lately created at Yagnajay. Tbe rebels
recently assembled at Manuma, to tbe num.
ber of three hundred, were attacked by
troops, and, according to official reports, de-
ieatea, losing an meir arms ana ammunition,
and eleven prisoners.
Washisgtox, Feb. 8L Mr. Sherman pre
sented a petition for the recognition in the
Constitution of Almighty God as tbe source
or ail civil authority.
New Yobk, Feb. 8. Tbe Herald argues
that the policy of intervention In the affairs
of Cuba ia imperatively forced upon the in
coming administration, irom events trans
piring, Spain should be Impressed with the
conviction tbat sbu shall not be permitted to
destroy an American community because it
refuses, to be gorerned by ber antiquated no
tions oi puDiic policy.
WAsntKOTOS, Feb. 0. Mr. Williams urged
the necessity of excluding Chinamen from
citizenship lest tbey overrun tbe entire Pacific
Mr. Corbett's amendment, excluding Chi
namen ana Indians not taxed, was rrjectea,
and after much farther discussion, Mr. Wil
son's amendment was adopted by 31 to 37.
Tbe resolution was read a third time and
passed, as follows 1
"No discrimination shall be made by the
United States among citizens of tbeJUnlted
States In the exercise of the elective fran
chise, or tbe right to bold office In any State,
on account of race, or color, property, nativ
ity, education or creed."
The amendment sow goes to tbe Bouse
for concurrence. The Senate adjourned.
Newsfafess ix Cautobsu. There are
70 periodical publications Issued in Boa'
Francisco, as we learn from Langley's Tear
Book of Facts: pamcly, 14 dally papers; 33
weeklies ; 8 dally and weekly ;A dally, weekly
and steamer: 10 monthly: 3 semi-monthly:
3 tri-weekly, and 3 semi-weekly. Two
oi tnese are puousnea in ine ucrmaa lan
guage, 4 in French, 2 In Spanish. 3 In Italian,
1 in Rstslan and Enellab. 1 Chinese sad
English, and 3 Hebrew and English. Is tbe
State, outside of San Franchco, there are 91
newspapers, it oi wnica are aauy end v
i.l.. . I. f . r , ct lit tnn.
In California. There are ia Oregon 30 payers,
10 in Nevada, and 8 la Wasblnton Territory:
making on tbe Padac Coest 28B periodicals.
Tbe San Francisco Tkiui says that ia afl
Ecgland there on only 2D8 psollcations, aaei
" Considering that tbe dKfereace In eea-
latlon k teste seventeen' a4 a bf allMii
In favor of Kagktfid, we think CaWorsk it
doice tirettr well in tbe matter of news
papers aad periodicals gsramlly."
Work ou Po
litical Economy, witcreta tbe poHey ofPretaw
tioa to Horn ladattry wM be expMned aad
vinaicaiea. jm wortc WW ami ka jrAvw
the nublic threat: saecetatre' lama ct '
Nets York TrHnux. aad aoim is ail I
editions. Daily, 10; goal Weekly, K;
n cijr, per iBann.
Mono e HAitutaaaat. Ct aaaf
eoab tcsis." Loadeti 2W.
OjMla K. t- Om'i MM
THIS FATOR1TK mmi wit-kWft
EstaUistiiBit Is ow ope for BeHn
aad .Tnuuieat Visitors. Boart. w mi,
96.M r stons, $i,M m ln. '
The Best tfce2fritt alSVtr,
of every Tsriaty, will always be provided, with
8-3k AH roXtT-rofrnfc.
Dissslutiea of Gepartnrski'.
THE COFAJtT.YXRBHIF fcefet.
fore exbtiac bet W. F, ALLEN and
W, F. C0NWAT, ieg Ushmm oi Kaw9e,
Hawaii, is hereby dissolved by- mutual consent:
All ts HabilHiM of tbe said In will be
paid by, aad all debt due tbe late firm will be
collected by Messrs. ALLEN & CHILLING
Notice of CoprtHrkip.
Mr. Saraael F. CbitUsfwrettli bar.
log purchased tbe interest: of JCr.'W. F.
CONWAY, in the bwmejjof AlILEXi CON
WAY, at Kawalha. hsa tormti. a partnership
with Mr. W. F. ALLEN, aMith mi aad
title of ALLEN 4 CHILLIXGVIVORTM.
Messrs. A. t C.will eoktinjl tbe bu tie eta
at Kswalhoe, and will be"pfefiwed tcTsaeply
all comers with tbe VERY BjJST KAWAI
Kawalhac. March 3d, IBM. 8-
ALLEN & CBILLLH&W0KTX,
Will coatlaas tha Otntral MmhandlM aad EUpslas
btninw at tha abov port, whew thy nr prepar
ed to rorahh tho lastly nubratol Kawaibu rots,
lues, and inch other KeeralU aa ara required by
whaleshlpa, at tbt short eat Dutic aad on tbe moat
reasonable terma. Tlrawood always on baaiLS-ly
ALL PERSONS whe haw; ST0CK
. of any kind running on ray Lands',, ore
requested to remove tba last, on or before the
first day of May, 1S05.
And I hertby forbid any person or parsons
from going on my Lands for tbe purpose of
hunting Kories, Cattle, Ilogi, or for any oth
er purpose, after the first day of May, 1369,
without a written permit from me.
JOHN P. PARKER.
Man a, Hamakna, Hawaii, 1S69. S-lm
THE UNDERSIGNED, Execater of
the Will of Andrew Fogo, late. of Hono
lulu, deceased, hereby gives notice to all per
sons' having claims against the Estate of An
drew Fogo, to present the asms, and all those
indebted to the Estate ore requested to maks
Honolulu. March 6th, 1809. 8-St
HAWAIIAN PACKET LDiB.
For San Francisco.
ins rat curria saex
Hating part of her cargo, and a large num
ber of passengers engaged, WILL HAVE
DISPATCH for tbe above port.
For freight and passage, having superior
accommodations for Cabin and Steerage Pas
sengers, apply to
WALKER & AILEN,
CALIFORNIA, 0RB&0N AJfD XZXICe
San Francisco mi H&mMh Im.
The Company's Splendid Al Steamship
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WILL RUN REGULARLY BETWEEN
Honolulu and San rranciwo.
Will be dut on her return on or about March
8th, and tall again on or about March 13th,
liberal Adraiiccs Made ess &1
8b.IpiHCHt per Steamer.
Cargo for San Francisco will be received
at tho Steamer's Warehouse, and receipts for
mo same given oy ue nnacrflgned. So
charge for storage or eartg, risks ia
Warehouse not taken by the Company.
Insurance guaranteed st lower rates than by
sailing vessels. Particular care taken of ship
ments of Fruit.
AH orders for Ooodl to be purchased In, Saa
Francisco, will be received and filled by return
TST-Shipments from Europe aad tie United
States, intended for these Islands, will be re
ceired by tbe Company ia Sao Fraacitco, K
consigned to them, and be forwarded by their
Steamers to Honolulu, tbex or ciiabsz, ex
cept actual outlay.
S3Pasiengeri ore requested to take Ikefe
tickets before 12 o'clock on tbe day ol sailing
and ta proeure thelr Passports. ,
All bills against tba Steamers matt bo pre
sented before two o'eloek on the day of tail
ing, or tbey will bave to lay over till the re
turn of tbe Steamer for settlement.
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For San Francisco.
The following Fint-ClaH Yet- JlJHt
tell will rnn regularly lotas J&wmt
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Accommodations for Cabin and Steirega Pas
sengers, apply to
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Will raa as a.regwkr packet to tarf abova
ports. For tmtkt ot innigi amir W.
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Lnr UfLfl Um tfjMaasJI ' iaaay
Bk Schr. Active, ,
Will raa at a staaMar packets aW aieve
poiU, toaeaimc at LAKAIXA. 1S Master
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