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la trim, Jrtnee, AV. Perser. lr Xenaaat St,
CIIALEA31EL Jt CO.. j
rSP02XH23 A53 DZSZZZS 13 WlAiS. I
Sfirita. Ale. e So. S. SmK Street, aganmSe ,
Meersnti.ret. ifaaaitsdav. Mr i
c- s. urwms- e- mcxi. ;
EEAVEUS Jt DICKSO.V i
rxjorrxzs asd beaizes is ljx3Z2. i
Aadaaaaads of BaJAna; KU, Fart Street,
A- c. Bcrroi. 3i.
PC2T FHTSIC1AX OP 3.3S05ZZV.
0S iKL Ctee'l BaMiM Tare ?at 0T.
fcva. Setae X x.. fcontlte. t
21n F. x ii lifcin Ortpfai-B Sew. Mwa
ALLES & CHHLT5GW0SIH. !
KA1VA1IIAE, I1A1VAII. j
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Ojaws Stmt, Bomamia, H. L
OSn la Hn-fraaf BirMacii .-a :m
CHAS. X. SPESCEU A: CO.,
GZSZ2AL C8XXISSI05 2EE2CEA5TS,
3IeCOLG.VX & JOICVSOA.
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C. E. 1VILEIAJI.
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la Fat ularg .tt fi.natjiwi. 7ai atlai Tn
Sana aa l"t Srtc ippaRCa Auc'i raoaaecaok
Smcnrfrt OraVr, f-ai ta iir
Wafa yi iuitl atrawt ta. 1
SOOT A5D SHOE YHTF?
31- X. DO.VELX,
CASTSZI 1SD ZITSC.
Ftay Screoc ftwaac, oooiinta L wW Cov?er Soto.
ti; WMT aa4ig i-CTit-aaa Faraiaar.
JtZSTOMKTf. TEW. SOCtKO?-
TIBBETS Jc SOUESSOX,
SET? CA.?.?SST2S & CAUISZ25
ii D. rter t Cea OU SUii
5tarta HajHitIrcii Warts.
XII EO. II- DAVIESS,
UaJmn; aim a
4 COX3ISI0y 2ZECHA3T,
Biiiaia aad fareira airiH Jjuaraaea Ca. and
ytaera Aiearaaee Cosoaar a-lyS
1UP02TZZS A3TB VTSOLESAIS DSAIJ
Ia raeaajoasae OiavSaz. Hats. Cafe. Bon. StMee,
aad erery artrraf SettCfcrmea Ivnixthm
SaaVeBaiaamae.JterAiat Street. Hen nai ;M-lfS
2. t. rum. s. c Atxzr.
"IVAEIiEIt Sc ALLEV,
S3HIZSG t MYYTCTnv 2CE2XEASTS. j
; H--a Stre. Hanete. H. I- Ijt I
E. E. TOUBEHT. I
TIT it TP: ET ASD LTZ2T JTJ5D !
or srnanrG v.tut,.. ;
IS filial-Csraer craeea aai Fart street. 1 jt ;
SO LEES Sz CO., !
HI? CZA5DLT2S A5D COX2HISI0J j
Qa Street. Baaaiama. ?ardcaaar atteaaim ftil
ia ta aoeemaee aad mm at nawaaaa raoact
C Brever ft Ca.
IK RurkMa I Ca,
IC LBa-aards ftCav
IIA KIOIaEDSOX, '
rSEPOSTES 4 3SA1E2 TS 20OTS.SH0S2,
Aad treaaieaiec's JagaJefciag dwai. eeraer sf Fort
aad Mertitaat ireta. Heassaar
GEOCEE ASD SELP CHA3DLE2.
Xavyaad Xexratta faraaawd ta Sttes ta tk amet (
H. aweraaseafraM. It
enne ho ox.
Cc.'.tiia at-rr":aat a Gaaexil irt-- I
X-3frtr ef Teas aad ecaar Chiaes aad Ftair i
64Md. Wkeaesaa S-air ia Havatiaa Predate, aad
Area! taW Paokaa aad I - gacar rawsta-
tfiaoa. flre-fra Star set S aaaaa cret. a-
Kat a-Iyt j
AFOXC et ACirCCK. i
Isparterje 12uUia!e ai Zttiil Deal-n
Ia Geaeral Xn iniaali aad Caaaa daada, at O '
FJre-proef Sure en 5aaaaa Street, aader tk Puk&r
BaC 43-lJ j
GEORGE G. II O AVE.
Sealer ta Ziwti aad S's-rtiTtnLcsaer, !
Satzrjes, Bawra, Sasaea. Bateda, 5afis, ralata.
at ki eid e&aad set ta Zsetuad.
F. .V- SCT1AEFEK A CO
ST Rue4lS. Oaaa. H 1 flyi
ED. HOFFSCHEAEGEE & CO
HP02TZ2S 4 C0XXISSI05XZ2CHASTS
Bisoatsda, Oaaa, H. XS
THEODORE C HECCK,
DP03IZ2 4 C0X3OSS10X 3CE2XHA57.
I-i Raaeeajc. Gaas. E. L fly
II. ITACKFELD afc CO.,
GESTSAL COXXISSIOS A0E5IS.
8-e? Oases Street. Baoatatx, H. L fly
CHAOCEY C. BEXXETT,
UZALXH IS 5TWSPAFZZS, HAGAZTSZS,
Aad Perfa&aU. Fart Street. Haafalg- Mjl
. r. auu. A- Aicr.
II. F. EITEEKS CO..
DXAIXE3 TS D2T GOODS ASD GXSZEAL
Flr-roif gtare cn Tort Street, sV.Te Oil FBji
TEE TOH MOOSE TA7EE5.
BT J- O'XIEIX,
Coraaraf a3aad Fort Stxavta.
i BUSINESS NOTICES.
xrssxirs stoex choics gsccthes
Ccar Xanax A Faam Tinker Eaais. T3-ly
no. a. a. r. cirri
C. IJIiEIVKK A: CO.,
BOXOLrLU, H. I.
A C 1VT Or tit Bar: or. awl HoBalolu
Pic Vet Llne-ACEXTS-For
I!k Jlair. Willukn aad
ACE.TIS for the Fnthait ud Sate of
f. A. SQIAEFEB.
AC EXT for tl BRMKX BOARD
r- r. im. s. c. tci.
Arenas & coxkissiqs" szschasts
C. ". BARTOW,
AU CTION EER,
SalnramwQuaii. itrwc, oa dour iKut-
3taa Stc K-ljl
11. A. "iVIIEJIA.
7 MSca a a Iatr.T TVpafavot. jS
OIiIIJA l5t Jc CO.. ' a", "ita ti JijMi, cad, ftr ti p eorit
- AJJ "rill i3.l'.ti- t.t m auj cane, wiri 4jrau
Is JaVi: oaCI Clnh .il. Hit(. Cm. EuuO. Skgn. .
aa4 wt Tarwrr f tiitLn iqmT Tsraieav 1
JOIIA IT. PATY,
Strtarr PiHi ir Cc larger of Dedi
r ti ilia Ci4ir-ii. Oafc at tt Beak vC
BkAaf t Ca.. Tiifwirmij StrcoC. Kmtalav i-lji
G. IV. JOUTOX,
COOPZS AND G-AUGEE,
S ai Trvptni t ata so U vrk hs im Sae
at tk Siscp at to tft CttfSacs Hacs. aatrc fc eaa
5. ami ac aQ rrtai awira. He aaa oa aaa
uikralr. OSC aad tend at 5ira aa.
aad gai. v&at a ul acS at ca nrr Lownr
f T' aaeWKCoB. AB kmdf at
I . II. A; G. EGKUaJl.
2I3C A5D C0''?Tr:' C1LTTE5 '
s- - rsn-vsmTT-J, i
f -rt-- St3-ee. rl. ft
Jfcgv Ittk rife, flaai aa4 Bone Mtt '
FT: tf Ijiia IsMwr Hmw ae J-It.
Cyrl n leazraa cfS aad 34 3cC rth owffexi i
an.1 pipe (weapfete. Bata-Xaa. aad alM a
very iarr- ujck at Tiaware et ererj cucripeajo.
ramealar attcatun rrreo ta Siy-Vtark. ari '
rrran ta tfwt lnjuuLt vdi t etrelari,amaaed ta. I
Tsanfal t.i the ClGzea at Hie.ilala ami th.
TjHaAf reoeraQy iir taeir Bkerat aatrsaare w ta
part: vaaoeavsoet attentaoc ta h9ew a laeffc
s Cjt toe Jatare.
JA3IES E. EE1V1S.
COOPEE AND GAUGES,
At tie OU ad. ecreir 'Ki-z t '?.'
A Iarr Stgefc at OH ai aad att bad at Cooo
Ttmf Mauzub caoauadr ja aaad. B Viy
atteaftaw ta tttABeea ta ai-ns a "rhmw f rV
jatrroace wbirft i au aeret4ajra tajeiH, aad Sjt
w4a he aw. retarw kal taxaki. X-4n
J. II. XII03IPSO.-V,
Hie eoaetaatlr i kaad aadfcria!attalOTt
Market frfce. a jej aeeormeat ef tie Best Alaad
Ber trap, aad ta Best Kuctsauca l Ceai. Svlji
XM. 50TT. S-UC'L J07T.
JOIEV COXT A: CO.,
COPPER AND ITS' SMTES,
TmVt T-r St. ee iscr aicre rHrryr!,
Br kaer ts aairai ta fnfci that taej- arepre
aared tn teaweV eii bads tt Ctiafer w-jrfc, sack as
tals, Strut Paas, Serraam Paaa. Wgrs. Paasee.
aw w eaa. aiam aseorcateat 21a war
il ZHOU? "i? .
- arcsnjc atteatioa. lat
E3CE A53 SHIP PICXHZB,
jiirg Si nra izen wa: ef Caitle i Ccais.
Ku ea aaad. BatarTaOa. WaterWts, VTaia-Ba-ssm.
F'sr aad Lift Faata. Lead aad 6taaild
Iraa Fla-e. aad nasabers Bra--1u. Beiarta
aaiy rsaaiaerm tb efty. a srdl cxecace a3 orsers -
trasted to ba nt a snaa?Baauke
3IR. J. COSXA,
JSW2LSR ASD 2SG2A7ES,
jrort Street. c-:-csiZe Odd 7tm' HiH,
uL..:;j:z,;jz::, r;. i
aaw J naiiawe. saafc as Watea aad ' Ixt reaasr-
iKT. HMiVrameWT ea Tjzr'jkZL
LICESSZD SHTPPISG AGEST,
0:e n Ja-aei 2eSije-i 4 Co't ViAri
CsasOaaeemV Visiaew est Us aid ataa af setdaaf
jmj et aie Krir ao insert er m.rI m-
Maeats ta a oaaeeted m ass sCsa. ke Kc
ne ae gaerf sarwfifTttio ia tae atar as 1 ajuta
ta aaet la
2f ear Tort.
THIS FAVORITE and wdl-kumra
Istiasaiminil n saw 05 .a Sr Boeraers asd
TV. Best tk Xsrket affijris. ef erery Txrtecy. arS
ahraja a preeici tit -wtta sjjod atteadiae.
B-ard per wmlMM ap stairs. SJ.60 dtre-a stairs.
AH BOS. endnote.
Piano-Forte Maker & Tuner,
Haa Itetnmed Again.
AB seders teC a: tk Erae Store af
1 X Satssk A fja- osraercf Fort aad
I Hace Streeta, or at Wat. law her1
taeeteritk aaaietlKU attat3,. 9-tmc
DICKSOA ic BOLSXER,
House, Sign & Ship Painters,
Ring- S tree t, near Xonas a.
Gnaair 2tirbfe; Giiiisr. falennfiiinn
: s a, j -m s. s . .t. -
tjnuil ecjti aad act tte Ket reaeoaaaie
CEATZE Oi ETXAUEA. HAWAII.
THIS ESTABLISHITEXT IS tS
asv seers sr the rseerdCsasi cf eistters ta
ta Veacaa Baaa. vkc ssay rely eo Saaaaa cwa-ta-tsMencsca.
ar3dtaki, aad proatpt atteadaae.
Xrpecieaced xadea Carta Crater aia-ayeatl kaad.
TTy ASD STIPSC2 EATES !
En Grained izd EtiHed if Derired.
Farrie rlsttiaf; tk Tskaao rta HB&, caa proccr
tarBru vam&led t mire tk sry, ky D. fi.
Brxzocc, 14- SMy4
TT7T-3ivnT errs-nt- nn
40J Trct St. ecrrsrCUv, rrin-ico.
W 7riHliei to tk taef jeiirciiil
V" ts,.i,, ..... kt. ..
2, 3G33ILL & CO,
Hfax itu Biiivl la our tobw. fer
Brirl 3ifc3r. art presMtvil to rT. urf
Paac OaK. Mew w adraaR. fjnrtji nun 1 1
Saar wfcitp.j Str tt Orm Xartrt. t vUkk
wum i isoiic vita nqam?i.
Jaai Patrick ft a
iarna. Bator ft O. .
AaV a tii
E. 31. VA.A REED.
jWmjA2IS 3IA5CHABB & CO-
SHTHK3G i COUXLiSIOX 3CS2CEASTS,
305 Trcrt Ste Sa ?niii$i3. C
LA2TGLZY, C20WELL & CO,
WHOLESALE DEUG GISTS,
a? Ccr.EitarjatCliy Sti,Sazrraitce.Cni
I AMERICAN EXCHANGE
Staiome Strtf an Franeltco,
' TrwiftBr fines 5acraaflSa ta KaEcck itrt?
JTAVUG BEET KECE.TTLT RES'-
, ii mtl aai awfy ra44, axt a tie
j c-Tnta: ai cjofcrau family .
DJCCaitaltx. Bisx eeatraBy tooted, H ef- i
Tc ti-i wui t cctHtuttSj fajrOrf itii tnrj i
Cava, with Eel Urtu,, i-ai t at Ike marra aa-i
ro, canr, j piwicrr, ta tie Hct rt t.
TTM.iTHT SAKGEST: Prcp'r.
FRESH SUPPLIES OF
GARDEN", FLOWEE, PEDTT,
AAD TREE SEEDS,
Eeceired tr Trerj Steamer Als,
CRASS Sc. CLOVER SEEDS, j
Of saiuM Txrietfe ta- tils CBaat. racrrj-jiar 1
Xhe larseM collection ofSreds ,
essfTOTftlTatTe&iiiita at taeir tara. Air
GEO. F. STLTESTKH,
2-tme HT TTisirnzaa Strset ?au Traacisoo. .
INSURANCE NOTICES. !
30AED OE TJSDESWEITESS.
nnHE CXDEE5IGTED haTln been
aaemiated Areats Sir ta iaa Traaeieeo Sxri
cf tTaderanters, eocrfrieia; the
Califorata Inacrai-c Company,
Mercbanta IutnaI Matin Ioa.Co
Ptc Insnraac Company.
California Lloyd s. and
Home Mattxal laiarance Corapanr
BckaTetafaaa-st Masters of Tenets aadtaF-ia-
i-Ct. taat an Teeeels aad Catrses. auare.2 !
w. cum m utK unwun uit. term ex
aVeeeas aad eraer risti. at ar aear tie SandanzlL 1
Xsiaads, wiS save te t reried br theci.
1-B H. HACETEID I CO.
THE tTSDERsICXED, ACEJTS of
ta aJMve i'SBaafiy. bare beev aatarTzed ta
naarc risk i Cargo, Frtlght asd Treas
nre. by Coasters, trc&x Qjadaia ta atlpruaf
ta- saawaaaa Groop. asd nre rersa.
Me K. HACSnXT? 1 CO.
k arise issue asce compast
eve- t- '
T rrnpncTvVn 1 yoed the sfeoai water aear the shore. Sod-
RE ITjiUERSIGSXO XlaT lncT been ( -aapaaaed
Areats t ta esT Csrafsay jire detslv he sfcOGted to rae to "feok at this
;raparedt)awraaeswa Cargoes, Freights I , ... .
aad Treasure. t great el. swioc-Hog ou top of the water.
Mat WdiijjAiiEr j j angry with him for making such a
noise, which I feared -rocid betray our
IXA3IIJCKGII-BKE3IE' ... , ,
presence to the people of the town, and
PIEE ISSUE ASCE COUP AST. : a kv strokes I brooght up with the
The C5DER5ICSED h.ymr been 1
aafedated 4reats f ta at Orraay. ar ;
rpared ta tas-tre rit Is afuaet Fire, as S too aad
i,uii',iii m ma jicniuaBllc
stared laerent. oa tk awa-t sfraM terma. For
start-rsaani asfty at &! f
Wyi F. A. SCHIrTES X CC
THE AGEST FOR THE BRITISH
r,rre 3tarfa Iaearaac Caccaoy. I'Uldt
tdu kas reecsrsd sBatraetaficts ta redae t& rate af
Inxraac betaeo Heoolsia asd Parts fa tk Factor,
aad la aenr prepared ta leec re&i -at tk Taw tt
Bsia, aitk aspeetaircdatroeiisix FrstzktperStaao
ers. THBO. H. DATIFS.
-13-tf Jfat BrU Jhr. JUr. Hi. Ck. (UmUat).
XEST EICLISII Boiled Paint Oil.
TBEST FAJ1ILT POHS.
JOt per IOLA5T ia 14 sjld barrels.
B0IXE3 A CO.
TIOIES EASTERN CODFISH,
At-sr 1UL3L reread Ly
B0LLE3 A CO.
CALIFORNIA TABLE FRUITS,
Asurted fa case asd 234 & eat. Farsale
fey .'Mrai BOUXS A CO.
TTTBBtCK'j PATE3T ZISC PAIST
SJL Tie tet artlrf ef tt Had rnzrud. Far
sal ay ,13m, SOLUS ft CO.
TTOT'S HANDLED AXES.
II Best aahry. For al by tt taa crirti
soexxs a ca
tk reertia artztc, per IOLANL For sate
court a co.
3 2 St 1st kajta. Fsrsslby
B0UJE3 A CO.
PIItlTS OF TCRPESTISE.
EOLIXS A CO
A Voync to the Fijil.
WriKtst tir ti Gatetta.
Mr new acquaintance is the son of an
S of tie State of XB York.
the came, whids is. or wus, a weU-known
j Me refi?ioI5 eirf I care not to
. T- . 1.- .u . j
wiiuwii. atw aauci i iii7c;e-i ami
taset severe refeiacs aad scholastic disci
pfioe br U li'.aer, his spirit rtbeHed, and
rfca6ac. he rac mj aad sbipftl ia 3
nhakr. He soos ftasd. however, that he
h&d sot cfcosea the kost ef the two evils,
bet had. ia fast, Jcsfved eat of the frvior
pan lata the Ere. So one rise eteaiDg-,
while the ship was ljisg "aff and oa" near
one of the FiJU iskuds. he qsktlr slipped
oxerboord asd saa oa shore. He icas
fa oil v, receiv bvtt Eatives, token into
t&e heosehoid ef the chief, was riven one
of his da abaters to wife, besides nnmerocs
other "female attendants. as he termed
theal and in fact, was made a real chief.
He had cosforaed to aH the native css
toas, erepc the practiee of cannibalism.
Seaewhai to raj disgust, however, he ac
kaovteded that he had oece, oat of cari
osity, tasted a piece of hemaa f esh. and
he declared with emphasis, that the Savor
was more exquisite thaa asvthing in the
shape of fish, flesh or fowl that had ever
crossed his pahte. Xotiag, perhaps, by
my coesteaance, that he bad cot struck
cpoa a partambHv pleasing topic, he added,
"Eat there is no more cannibalism carried
on in rav district. I have strictly forbid
den it zoobz rav peoDfe.and we now have
few or no wars."
J:y people! Here was the son of an
Americas I). D, hfeWy educated among
the refinements aad lnxnries of ciriEzed
societj-, content to spead the best days of
his life he was usder twenty-five among
savages. He never associated with the
other foreigsers who lived oa the groop,
' asd he spoke of then eootemptcoasly, as
1 -., -j k... - rwj V-
vnbareet of orate. Ihdfcecever
tfcmt of retnraio? to his home arain? I
asaed. les,he might possibly do so, at
some remote period, whenever the charm
of bis present kind of Rfe shooH pass
away, but now he was happy aad content
ed in his isknd cbieftansbip, enjoying the
society of his ncmeroos wives, and over
seeing the work of his tenantry.
After two or three hours" conversation,
in which he more than ever strengthened
my determination to remain oa the islands,
f pos he bid us geod-bye. I have
sever seen him sisee. twt have heard witb-
itt the past few years, that he had left the j
i islands, returned to Xew York and settled
i dovn as a dnlized man oece more. What
a vivid picture he could be able to give of
... . " . .,
-lite id Fifit, from as issue view.
As the evesiog shades drew on, Gipsy
Jim. stilt draak, got upon his feet and
staggered out of the door, and that was
the lost we saw of hira. A bountiful sup
per was served to cs in oar tent as it
might be called and then, after a smoke,
we wandered of? into dreamland. And so
ended ny first day in Eewa, in the charac-
ter of a deserter.
The next rooming, an hoar before day
Bzfct. oce of oar watchers for we were
COOStAQtlv Watched, steepisg Or Vl'iinz
,. , . , ,
btUBZthe BJOSqSlUj-ter breught S message
from PhilSps to the etfe-ct that cow was
a safe Use to go oat aad bathe and enjoy
the fresh air. This privilege was gladly
availed of. and soon we were diving and
swiasiag zboat in the river, which nms
very near to the chiefs bouse. I had
swam to the opposite baBk and was amus
ing isyseff, a I bad often done in boyhood,
by fioatisg oe sty hack. Jim, whose edu-
catioe m the art of swinraia; had been
&ewhat Beciected, had DOt Ventured be-
creature. Catchis? it bv the neck, I fiens
it, wntoicg, nght OO tO Jim, aS he lay pad-
dfing in the shaKow water, at the fame
time remarking, "What do you want to
make such a noise for, a9 about a water
s soke?" He did not stay to argue the
questiea, bst seraraMed to the shore in aH
haste. leaving the supposed "eel" to depart
in the opposite direction, eqcaHy scared
On the csast of Vanca Leva, I had often
seen these water-snakes, swimming along
oa the top ef the water. They are some
times five or six feet in length, and swim
with a wiggBag motion, the head erect.
They are qaite harmless, a fact which I had
leaned from the natives, and hence my
beads ess in seizing the creature by the
neck and flinging it upon Jim, who. igno
rant of its nature, wzj terribly frightened
at the word snake.
While Jim returned to the house I Coat
ed down the stream to a "Tale mbure," near
the house ef the king. From thence the
sounds of revelry came out on the morning
air. The king and his attendants were
having a carouse on awa. The custom of
the HawaSaas, is awa-dricking, is to take
one doe only, just before they eat supper,
and then go to sleep. The FiJUans.on the
contrary, keep drinking aw, or angona, u
they call it. all night. The consequence we walked toward the door, I ventured to
of successive nights of this kind of indol- point to the 'bata' where my chest lay,
gence is. that a continuance of an iraraod- and expressed a wish that I might be
erate use of the intoxicating drug, pro- allowed to take it along with me. "With a
daces a sort of insanity, allied to deierium menacing gesture of his dab, the leader of
rrwwju. As I floated along leisurely op- the party, a huge six-footer, said, slowly
posite the king's "vale mbure," one of the and impressively, that if I spoke another
feHows who had got snakes after him not word 1 should be treated like a hog. The
in his boots, for tie had none came rash- hint was sufficient, and the poor nnfortu
iagout and plunged into the river, with a rate runaways were escorted in silence to
shriek first, and then a howL Diving into the. big canoe which was lying in the river
the river, he rose dose alangside of me, ready to convey them back to the brig,
and cade for me. a good deal to my annoy- Mounting to the high platform of the
a&ce. Seeing at once, that the fellow was canoe, we werh told to He down and keep
crazy. I put out from him with all my etilf, and then the great sail was hoisted,
strength and vigor, and he followed in my and before the gentle land breeze, vre glid
wake, equally strong and vigorous. I felt ed down the dark river its gloom in sym
that it was a race for life. How was I to pathy with our own gloomy forebodinss.
get back again to the safe asylum of Phil- Thus, then, was brought to an end. our
lips' house? I was a good swimcer, but I boyishly romantic enterprise of a life in
my pursuer wn3 equally good, if not better, Fijii. 2Tot to the end yet, however, for as
than myself. Insane as he was, from the j vre by on the platform, under th,e bright
cse of angona, yet there was method in starlight, and also under the watchful vigi
his madness, for he shouted repeatedly, j lance of oar savage captors, we were each
"Sa ndua ca kai papalangi V Here is a revolving in our minds, what kind of a
foreigner. As I got opposite Phillips reception we were to meet with on board
house, I looked over my shoulder and saw-1 the brig. About midnight, we approached
that my pursuer was only four or five yards j the brig, the outlines of whos spars and
behind ne. Eememberinc: a trick which i hull were dimly perceptible in the starlisht.
I had learned in childhood's days, I sud
denly made a leap and dived. Getting
down to the bottom, I dutched the mud
with both hands, and crept along in the
opposite direction to which I had come,
just as long as my want of breath would
allow. At last, rising to the surface, and
getting my wind, 1 looked around in the
now growing daylight, but could see noth
ing of my late pursuer. But I could faint
ly hear his voice, away up the river, still
carfing out, "Sa ndua na kai papahngi."
Getting safely back into Phillips" house,
he met me on the threshold, and quietly
said, that in his opinion, I had made a fool
of myself, in going down the river and
runnin: the risk of getting captured. I
found also, that I had run another risk
that of getting shot, for Phillips haviu
heard of my peculiar fix chased up the
river by the crazv man had stood at his
door with his trusty rifle in hand, ready to
fire, aad in his then unsteady condition
of nerves, he would perhaps have been as
likely to shoot me as the fellow who was
chasing me. Jim was fast asleep inside
the tau-namn. and, after a lecture from
the chief, I followed his example.
The second day of what may be termed
our imprisonment, was only a repetition
of the previous one. Abundant and excel
lent food, and the most careful attendance,
Along in the afternoon, awakening from a
slumber, we saw Sidney Bob and Phillips,
paying their assiduous attendances to the
rum-keg, and this time, the latter was un
deniably drank a good deal to my sorrow,
because on his sobriety I based the safety
of we two runaways. Sidney Bob was a
retainer of Phillips a boon companion
and did any and all kinds of menial offices
for him. When I looked out from under
the mosquito-bar, Bob was performing the
part of barber for Phillips that is, so far
rabbin? his head and beard with cocoanut-
oil, scented with sandal-wood, and with the
tweezers, straightening out each seperate
hair. All this time, he and Phillips were
exchanging jokes of the coarsest sort, and
in the coarsest kind of English. Every
few- minutes ther called for and drank off
bumpers of rum, "neat" i. e, without the
admixture of water which was served by
a native, who sat by the keg. He remind
ed me of the comparison of an editor to a
town pump expected to famish others
with drink, but never be dry himself for
the chief did cot permit his people to drink
All that night, and all through the next
day, PbiBips and Sydney Bob boozed away
at the rum. Meanwhile, we were carefully
attended upon by the servants, and all our
wants amply supplied ; but I felt nneasy
I was fearful that Phillips' drunk would
somehow expose us to capture. And so
About cine o'dock. on the evening of
the third day after our absconding from
the vessel, the drunken chief and his equal
ly dranken companion having gone off
somewhere, we were lying quietly in the
darkness and solitude of the great house
far there was cot a soul about, besides
ourselves when all at once, we beard a
whispering. Directly, there was a dicking
of flint asd steel, and then torches were
lighted. Looking cautiously out from un
der the taa-fiamo, we saw a dozen or more
tall, hirsute Fijiimen. armed with war
dubs, and their faces blackened. Coming
to the side of the tan-namu, one who ap
peared to be the leader, said in substance,
in a low tone, "Ton must return with us
to the vessel." Jim Bickford immediately
grasped his sheath-knife, and twore that he
would fight rather than surrender. Bat I
soon convinced him of the utter folly of
attempting to oppose such odds, and said
that by peaceable submission only, would
we escape rough treatment, if not death.
Fortunately, the natives had nat sees Jim's
act, or they probably would have dabbed
us at once. The game was cp and we
must go. Ab we arose in obedience to the
item commands of our eaptori, I ventared
to ask the whereabouts of Phillips, who I
claimed as my protector. I was answered
sternly, "Sicgi ca. von" speak not. Aj
"Who comes there! was shouted in the
well-known stentorian tone3 of the captain.
The answer was satisfactory, for the words
"sa vinaka," from the captain, followed,
and we roanded-to under the stern of the
vessel and got alongside. We two fellows,
naturally enough, hesitated about going on
deck. We could perceive, from where we
lay, even in the dim light, the burly form
of Captain Wallis, standing in the gang
way. After the lapse of a few minutes, he
shouted, "Well, are you two fellows a-going
to come on board, or shall I be obliged to
go down and letch you ?" I told Jim to go
ahead, and represented to him that he,
being the smallest of us two. the captain
would probably be molified by his diminu
tive appearance, and so let up on us. Poor
Jim was unwise enough to taks myadvice,
and clambered over the side. Immediate
ly, the captain seized him by the collar,
and with the end of the main-topsail hal
yards, proceeded to inflict on him a severe
Caggelation, and then sent him forward,
blabbering. "Xow, then, where are you?"
the "old man" shouted to me. "I'm coming
sir," said I, as I slowly crept np the side, ex
pecting to get a heavy dose of punishment.
I wa3 much surprised, however, on reach
ing the deck, to meet with a good deal
different kind of treatment from that met
ed out to Jim. Backing me up against
the rail, the captain, instead of striking
me. merely rubbed his doubled fist in my
face, at the same time, giving me a lecture
in nautical English that would astonish
any one who had never been in a forecas
tle. " Xow go forward," said he, " and do
your duty, like a man, and if I hear a
whimper ont of you, daring the balance of
this voyaje. 111 cot every inch of skin off
your back." Feeling that I had made a
lucky escape. I went forward and turned in.
Jo be continued.
A Ladt Sued tor Breach or Promise or
Marriage. A London Doner savs: An In
quiry took place on Wednesday before the
Court of Qoeen's "Bench la Dublin, and a
Jury, to assess damages in an action brought
to recover compecmion jam at aasju, lor
breach or promise of marriage. The plain
tiff, Mr. Tbomas Jackson Marks, lived near
Ardee, In the conntr of Lontb, and In IS60
be entered Into an ensaeement to marry the
female defendant. Mrs. Bowland. then Miss
Smith, wbo also lived in the county of Loath.
After tome limetne engagement was Broken
on", and tbe plaintiff then went to New TTest
minister. in British Columbia. While there
a correspondence was opened between him
and Mise Smith, which fed to the renewal of
tbe marriage eczagcmenL Tbe letters that
passed wire of tbe most affectionate charac
ter, and prophesied the happiness tbe parties
wonld enjoy wnen ice emragemeni was rati
fied. In Auiust, 1S67, tbe plaintiff sold off
bis farm In Columbia to cume home to get
married. When be reached Canada, a letter
awaited bim from Jliss Smith, italloz that
(he corjld not really love bim, tbat tbe f np
Doted affection was a mistake, and tbat the
euiairemrntniutt be broken off. She shortly
afterwards married Mr. Rowland, who wrote
to tbe plaintiff, statin? tbat be bad long
possessed tbe affections of tbe young lady.
The letters between tbe parties were read to
tbe jory and tbe injury to tbe plaintiff by tbe
lady's recession from her engagement com
mented on. It was alleged tbat tbe plaintiff
disposed of bit farm, and lelt Columbia only
because be expected to marry tbe defendant
Tbe jury found a Terdict for the plaintiff
damage two hundred pounds.
Golden Hue. It is said tbat no woman
can now command a rood salary on tbe stage
unlets tbe tus zoiaen mat is, ensnt yellow
hair. The managers are perfectly inaane
noon tbe " blonde' style of beamy; and. In
consequence, every actress wbo can scrape
together $100 or so U purchasing tbe applies
tion of tbe alkaline washes that bleach, and
tbe arteoical liquids tbat aubarnlze tbe hir
sute appliances of tbe female cranium. We
understand tbat these requirements are also
In demand among tbe ladles wbo are denomi
nated a social evil; and that good society,
exeepticg in rare instances, has therefore
shutdown upon tbe "beautiful forever" se
ductions, and Is content, with much sorrow
tntermlred. to elin? to nature somewhat
fondly. Those wbo attend public place of I
amusement tiMtutlly will have noticed tbat i
dark hair among tbe femile performers la as '
much of a rarely aa golden and flaxen trews ,
used to be. Anon nine-truths of oar act- I
refers nut ue SJaiu-Bcaucu, auu pvesiuty
paralytic wblcb win perhaps give tbe gen
tleman who professes to cure palsy by a pro-
i t L . 1 1 V J J j
cess ol "dry-copping" plenty oi opportu
nities for making experiments. Hair dyes
bsTe faxfin a great many cases to loss of
Remiss or a Mastodoj Dicoveked
jtEAJt Pet urn a. Petal a ma, Febinary 18.
The skeleton of a mastodon was discovered
to-day, about two miles north of tbls place,
on Petaluma Creek, by Messrs. Dicker add
Gllmore. Portions 01 a iosk projectea irons
tbe bank, where tbe l!e ttorm bid washed j
tbe dirt away, ana tney eommencea excavat- i
In? and hire removed tbe dirt from the bead.
wblcb is of enormous size Tbe teak meas
ures twenty-two Inches in circmmferetiee,
and tbe width of tbe skull Is nearly three
feet It Is well worthy tbe Investigation of
Xbe Volunteer Counsel.
John Tajlorwas licensed, when a youth of
SI, to practice at the bar." lie was poor, but
well educated, and possessed extraordinary
genius. He married a beauty, who ailer
wards deserted bim for another.
Oa tbe 9th ol April, 1510, tbe Court-house
la CtarksTllle, Texas, was crowded to over-
nowmg. An exclun; case was to oe tried.
Georse Hopkins, a wealthy planter, bad
offered a cross Insult to Mary Ellison, tbe
young and beautiful wife of hi overseer.
The husband threatened to chastise him for
tbe outrage, when Hopkins went to Ellison's
honse and shot him at his own door. The
murderer was arrested and bulled to answer
the chirps. This occurrence produced great
excitement, and Hopkins In order to turn
tbe tide of popular Indignation, had circula
ted reports against Mrs! Ellison's character,
and sbe bad sued bim for slauder. Both
suits were pending for murder and slander.
Tbe interest became deeper, when it was
known tbat Ashley and Pike, of Arkansas,
and S. S. Prentiss, of "Sew Orleans, by enor
mous fees, bad been retained to defend Hop
kins. On the trial lor murder, Hopkins was
acquitted. The Texas lawyers were over
whelmed by their opponents1!, was a flgbt
of a dwarf asalnst giants.
Tbe slander suit was for tbe 9th. and the
throne of spectators grew In number as In
excitement Public excitement was setting
in for Hopkins; bis money bad procured
witnesses wbo served his powerful advocates.
When the slauder case nas called Mary Elli
son was lelt without in attorney; all bad
" Have you no counsel !" Inquired Jndce
Mlllv looking kindly at the plaintiff.
"ZS'o sir; they have all deserted me, and I
am too poor to employ any more," replied
the beautiful Mary, bursting Into tears.
"In sncb a case, will not some chivalrous
member volunteer!-" said tbe Judge, elan
cine around tbe bar.
Tbe thirty lawyers were silent.
" I will your honor," said a voice from the
thickest part of the crowd, behind tbe bar.
At tbe sound of tbe voice many started It
was unearthly, sweet and mournful The
first sensation was chanced into laughter,
when a tall, stunt, spectral fleure, elbowed
his way through the crowd and placed him
self within tbe bar. His clothes looked e-o
shabby tbat the court hesitated to let the
case prooceed under his management
"lias your name been entered on tbe rolls
or tbe atate!" demanded tbe Judge.
"It Is Immaterial." answered the at!
bis litis curllnr with a sneer.
Here U my license from the hlchest trib
unal In America!" and he handed the Judge
a broad parchment
The trial went on. He suffered the wit
nesses to tell tbelrown story, and be allowed
tbe defense to lead off Ashley spoke first,
followed by Pike and Prentiss. The latter
brought tbe bouse down In cheers, In which
thejurr joined. It was now the stranger's
turn. "He rose before tbe bar, not behind It,
and so near the wondering Jury that be
might touch the foreman "nitn his ions,
bony finger. He proceeded to tear to pieces
tbe arguments of Ashley, which melted an ay
at his touch like frost before sunbeam; every
one looked surprised. Anon be came to tbe
dazzling wit of the poet-lawyer Pike. Then
tbe curl of bis lip grew sharper, his smooth
face bezan to kindle np aud his eyes to open,
dim and dreary no longer, bnt vivid as light
ning, red as fire globes, and glaring as twin
meteors. The whole soul as In the eye;
the lull heart streamed out of his face. Then,
without bestowing an allusion to Prentiss,
be turned abort around on tbe perjured wit
nesses of Hopkins, tore tbelr testimony Into
threads, and hntlcd Into their faces sncb ter
rible invectives tbat all trembled like asDens.
and two of tbem fled from tbe court bouse.
The excitement of tbe crowd waa becoming
tremendous. Tbelr united life and soul
seemed to bang upon tbe burning tongue of
tbe stranger, and be inspired tbem Tilth the
power of bis passions. He seemed to have
spoken nature s long bidden secret of al trac
tion. But bis greatest triumph was to come.
His eyes began to gUuce at tbe assassin
Hopkins, as bis lean, tuber fingers assumed
tbe same direction. He hemmed tbe wretch
within a wall of strong evidence and Impreg
nable argument, cutting off all hope of es
cape. He dag beneath tbe murderer's feet
ditches of dilemmas, and held up the slanderer
to tbe scorn and contempt of tbe populace.
Having tbus girt bim about with a circle of
fire, be stripped himself to the work of
Ob I then It was a vision both glorious and
dreadful to behold the orator. His actions
became aa impetuous as tbe motion of an
oak in a hurricane. His voice became a
trumpet filled witb wild whirlpools, deafen
ing the ears with crashes of power, and yet
Intermingled all tbe while with asweet under
tone of the softest cadence. His forehead
glowed like a beated romance, bis counten
ance was haggard. like tbat ol a maniac, and
ever and anon be flung bis long bony arm on
bigli, as if grasping after thunderbolts.
He drew a picture of murder in such apal
ling color that In comparison, bell Itself
might seem beautiful. lie painted tbe slan
derer so black tbat tbe sun seemed black at
noonday when ablning on such a monster.
And then UJinz botb portraits on tbe shrink
ing Hopkins fastened tbem there forever. Tbe
agitation of tbe audience amounted almost
All at once the speaker descended from the
perilous height. Hit voice wailed out for
tbe murdered dead and living, tbe beautiful
Mary, more beantlful every moment as her
tears flowed fatter, till men wept and sobbed
like children. He closed by a strange exhor
tation to tbe lory, and through them to tbe
bystanders: be advised the panel, after tbey
should bring In a verdict for the plaintiff not
to offer violence to tbe defendant, however
richly be might deserve it ; in other words
'- not to lynch tbe villain, bnt leave bis pun
Ithment with God." Tbls was tbe most art
ful trick of all, aod best calculated to Insure
vengeance. The Jury rendered a verdict of
U0,GC0; and tbe night afterward, Hopkins)
was taken out of bis bed by lyncbers sua beisr
ten almost t' death. As tbe court adjourn
ed, tbe stranger said :
" John Taylor will preach here this even
ing at early candle lizhL"
lie did preach and tbe bonse was crowded.
I have listened to Clay, Webster and Cal
houn to Dwight, Baseom and Beecber but
never beard anything In tbe form of sublime
words, even approximating to tbe tloqnence
of John Taylor missive as a mountain, knd
wildly rushing as a cataract of Are.
Whales. Some Terr Interesting Informa
tion upon tbe habits of tbls fish was commu
nicated at a recent meeting of tbe Boston
Society of Jfatnra! History. Capt, S. E.
Atwood presented a buoy or float, made of
tbe Inflated stomach of black Ctb; It wis
attached- to s line and used In harpooning
wbales. He stated tbat whales differ greatly
In tbe quantity of oil wblcb they contain;
females yielded from eight to twenty barrels.
wttlie seveniy-nve tnrreis ana even a greater
number are taken from tbe males; one flan
is known to have yielded 106 barrels. About
one-third of tbe oil of tbe sperm whale 1 In
tbe upper part of the bead; tbe oil found
there and in tbe flukes, alt of wblcb la
t icnutu ucsuuii, UlUCI, llUUi ilHai uuiitunt 10
t other parts of tbe body and was fomerly eon
! slderrd more Talnable: since the Introduc
t 1 V, ltl AitT.H SWt,M that .Mit. J
. i j-t, : . e , . t.,.t- f t
tion of petroleum botb kinds hare been rated
alike. Trom tbe east of tbe Grand Banks
toward tbe Azores tbe wbales sre mostly
male, while near tbe West Indies tbe females)
sboond. Unlike tbe bump-backed whale, the
affection of tbe row sperm whale for tbe calf
is not very strong, rorii tuecsinsnarpoonea
tbe mother takes flfghL Whalers believe
that while know when one of their species
is harpooned, even K 'ltl mile away, for
tbey are at once seized with a panic While
are romparatlvely easy to kill Just after they
imv& y y " "
sion Captain Atwood saw a whole go down
seven times, each time with four hundred
fxtnom of line.
A TBEsn novelty 1st negre preacher who
accompanies pssls tunes oa a bssjo.
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