DIRECTOR OF THE GOVERNMENT PRESS
WEDNESDAY, 2s OV. 2, 1870.
Dcntiro the temporary absence of the Attorney
General, the Attorney General's Department Trill be
under the care and anptrrislon of the Minister of the
Interior. Mr. Frank II. Harris will act as the Deputy
of the Attorney General in the Courts of Becord of
ETirnts H. Philui-s.
Attorney OenmJ'e Office, October 26th, 1S70. al.
Captais Wilmax BAscocKhas been this day ap
pointed a Pilot for the Port of Honolulu. .
V. F. Allex.
Collector General of Customs.
Collector Oenerals Office. October 31st, 1S70.
Tax Collector for 1810.
Honolulu . .........
Est and Waianae..
...-....-Geo. II. Luce.
..John K. Wilder.
.. Owen J, Holt.
.., T. a Forsyth.
.... ..T. Lyons.
Lahaina. ... .
Molokai and Lanai-....
aa . ...... ..........
North Koni..... .........
South Kobala.. . ........
,G. W.Akao Ilapal.
H L. K. Swain.
C. F. Hart.
J. G. Hoapili.
.......S. C. Wiltae.
N. S. Wilcox.
W. 0. Smith.
...........J. K. Smith.
G. B. Rowell.
MlnUter of Finance,
Finance Office. Sept. 1E70.
Road from Ililo to "IViiImen.
"Work upon the new Government road,
which is designed to connect Hilo and
"Waimeaon the islaud of Hawaii by passing
through the forest around the base of ilau
na Kca has been in progress since the
month of May.
intr a portion of
A contract for mak
road, was taken by
Messrs. May & Wilson, and with a
force of about sixty men, they are busily
engaged, upon the proposed line.
Starting from Hilo, they have opened
the road for a distance of seven miles, so
that now it is passable for one mile upon
the lava flow of 1855. Two miles of the
road are through the heavy forest that
covers, in the Hilo district, on the flank of
jIauna Kca. The trees have been cut down
80 as to make au opening of a hundred
feet through the wood, and an immense
mass of undergrowth, vines, ferns, and
shrubs, have been cleared away. .Most of
the water streams have also been diverted
so as to drain the soil, and to pour their
redundant water into the Wailuku. The
drawing away of the water, and the let
ting in of the sunlight and wind, will
operate to make pernienant and durable
the work expended upon the road bed it
self. From the forest, to the hill of Kalaiena,
is a distanco of eighteen miles, across a
country, rugged with the lava, . which at
successive periods, has rolled down the
slope of Mauua Loa, Across many of the
old streams, when the lava is disente
grated aufl broken up, the making of a
smooth track, will be :neither difficult or
expensive. The roads across the aa streams
in Kau, are among the best and smoothest
roads of the islands.
The flow of 1S55, the one that came so
near Hilo, and threatened that pretty
tropical town with destruction, is about 4
miles across on the line of the road. It is
a mass of tough vertitied rock, that under
the stone hammer breaks reluctantly and
makes fragments sharper andgrittier, than
the flow, as left by the subsidence of the
The surface of the flow, is also very
rough, broken up into ridges and depres
sions that require considerable work to
level sufficiently for road purposes. No
soil or sand is to be found in this flow, and
no vegetation, except ferns of a few inches
in height. One mile of road has been rough
ly made upon this flow by filling in with
small fragments of lava, to be finished up
with a covering of sand, or other materi
al that canmake it smooth. Enough has
been done however to Remonstrate that
the lava does not offer any serious obstruc
tion to pushing the road across the dis
tance that still intervenes between the
road as far as made, and Kalaieha, a hill
on the southern slope of Mauna Kea.
When Kalaieha shall be reached, this
route from Hilo to-Waimea "will practi
cally be open for travel, for a road or
track already exists,, easily traversed by
horses, and passable for carts between
Waimea and Kalaieha, a distance of thirty
miles. Mr. Hall has at the latter place a
sheep ranch, and there is plenty of grass
and water for auiraals. Thi distance
from the Court House in Hilo to tfhe Court
Bouse in Waimea, on the line .of the
proposed road is 53 miles. The advan
tage of the interior for a road above the
coast line, is the comparative smoothness
of the country passed over. The numer
ous gulches and heavy ravines which from
small beginnings, far up on the mountain
flank, develope themselves near the coast
into heavy and almost impassible cuts are
entirely avoided. So also the distance to
be traversed is greatly diminished, bear- J
ing about the same proportion that the
chord of a circle does to its corresponding
arc. The project of a road across Hawaii
has often been entertained, and one across
from Kona to Ililo was at one time under
taken, and made for some distance up the
slope of Ilnalalal We have no tloubt.
that when the present road should be push'
ed to completion, and especially if it can
be eventually made passable for wagons
and carts, shall it Trill greatly facilitate
in opening up the agricultural and grazing
resources of Hawaii
We are glad to be able to make the
very favorable report of the catch of the
Arctic Whaling fleet so far as heard from,
which will be found in another column of
this paper. The favorable returns which
have been realized for the past two years,
it is to be hoped will have the effect to
give new impetus to the trade, which has
for the past few years languished on ac
count of the average small catch of the
whalers Xorth, tosrether with the fact
that other oils have in a measure taken
the place of whale oils for many purposes,
particularly for light. The almost univer
sal use of petroleum for lighting purposes
has almost entirely driven whale oil from
the field of one ofits most important uses,
and had the effect, among other causes, to
tjreatlv reduce its value. Hitherto, for
many purposes, it has filled a place which
no other known oil could fill. For lubricat
ing machinery, sperm oil has been consicl
ered until recently the best substance to
obviate friction and prevent the heating
and rapid destruction of the machinery.
Now, however, it is asserted that the oil
from cotton seed has been found to be
equal to sperm in even respect for lubricat
ing purposes, and that it can take the
place of all whale oils. It can be' pro
duced in vast quantities in cotton produc
ing countries. In the enthusiasm on the
subject, created by the new discovery, it
is thought that at a low price, the oil pro
duced from the seed, on-a cotton planta
tion will 'pay for the cultivation of the
plant. This is probably an exaggerated
view of the. profits to be derived from the
production of cotton seed oil, but there is
no doubt its manufacture will become an
important branch of industry in cotton
growing couutrics, and that it will have
an important effect upon the whaling in
terests. Cotton seed oil for lubricating
purposes, is also like to meet in the early
days ofits use with a serious check by the
important discovery which has recently
been made in England of a material for
bearings which does not require any oil at
all. This material is called " Metaline "
or " Dry Bearings," and is spoken of in
the. Boston Commercial Jjtilhtin as fol
lows ; by which it will be seen that its
adaptability has been proved by the sever
" This article requires no lubricator. It neith
er wears nor cuts, but remains firm", while the
tendency to heat is slijhL If all is trne that H
claimed for this new material Metaline one of
the grandest discoveries of the day has been made,
and we call the attention of all who use. or are
interested in machinery, to this description of
MCTAUNE OR DINT HEARINGS.
Oar attention has been called to an article in
the London Engineer, or February 25, headed
"Dry Bearings," in which an account is given of
a visit to the r0om3 of the Foreign Mercantile
Company No. 1 nigh lTolborn, where a ten horse
power engine and frame of spindles wa3 to be
seen running without oil or lubricant of any kind.
The Engineer says : " We had the pleasure of
feeing one of the bearings running at lU.OOO revo
lutions per minute ; also a dozen cotton spindles
mnning at 3,000 revolntions.and a little steam en
gine driving them, making 100 revolutions per
minu'e, with all the bearings screwed down hard,
and not one drop of oil or lubricant of aoy.kind.
We saw and therefore we believe."
The Engineti goes on to say that Barger &
Burlock have introduced into England a new ma
terial for bearings and shaft steps, which, judsing
always from what wo have seen, appears likely
to prove the most important improvement that
has been introduced into machinery for many
years. Metaline is n new substance, made of old
and well known ones, and fashioned into bear
ings and footsteps, which require no lubricant;
at least so say the inventors, and 'hey prove what
they say by running an engine at 100 revolutions,
without oil, cotton spindles at 3,000, and an experi
mental spindle at 10,000 revolutions. In appear
ance Metaline somewhat resembles blacklead, but
it is not blacklead, nor docs it necessarily contain
blacklead. although plumbago may sumetimes be
employed in its formation. For small bearings,
cotton spindle steps, Arc, it is formed into little
tubes and enps. For large bearings it is made in
the form of little butloms. in. diameter, and
in. thick, forced into suitable ca tties, drilled
into the ordinary brass bearings. The theory in
volved is ;hts bearings wear because the surfaces
brought into contact are never truly saiooth;
they always resemble, more or less, two brushes
drawn over each other the prominences and cavi
ties interlocking. Oil or grease acts as lubricant,
because it keeps the surfaces apart aud prevents
interlocking. Metaline acts by filling up all the
cavities, however small, in the shaft or bearing,
producing a perfectly true surfaie, with which
there can be no interlocking, and consequently,
although friction remains, there can be no cutting,
while heating is reduced to a minimum, and de
prived of its evils.
At the machine shop of Todd & Rafferty. at
Paterson, X. J., is to be seen a huge vertical
Slotting Machine which is fitted with Metaline
This'Slotter has an IS in. stroke, with about 2SQ
squat e inches of friction surface on the tool bar.
Messrs. T. & R. say that the machine has been
in daily" use for over five months, and they did'
not discover the slightest tendency o wear or
cut during that time ; while on the other hand,
previous to its being fitted with this substance,
hey could not, with the most liberal supply of
tlm best lubricating oils, prevent its catting.
The surface resembles burnished steel. Messrs.
Todd &: Eaflerty speak in "Uie highest terms of
this wonderful discovery in fact say they cannot
say too much .in its praise. They are building
some very fine 25 horse power engines, to be filled
entirely with Metaline, one of which is nearly
completed, and will soon be rnnnin'r in New York
The above discovery will prove of the
utmost importance to our planters and
others, who use in their business, machinery
which requires rapid motion. In the bear
ings of centrifugals this material will be
invaluable, it being not.only mnch cheaper
than oil, but will require less dependence
upon the care of those who attend the ma
chines who arc frequently careless and
All these new inventions, however, wc
apprehend, will not render whaling un
profitable so. long as those who are en
gaged in it meet with success in the cap
ture of oil. Every new discovery in these
days seems to rather meet the require
ments and fill up the deficiences created
by the wonderful advancement in the arts
and industries of the age, than to dis
place any article of production. If a new
production takes the place of an old, the
old finds some new field of usefulness,
where it is found as valuable and necessary.
The Rev. Hiham Bixgiiam and Lady
returned on Thursday last in the schooner
Annie, from a visit of several months to
Micronesia, the scene of their former mis
sionary labors. During their stay among
those Islands, they visited the Islands of
Apaiang, Tarawa, and Butaritari, devot
ing the whole time of their visits on each
to the good work to which they have de
voted their lives. Churches have been
re-organized, schools established, books
distributed, and every thing doue to in
sure the advancement of the people
of those Islands. The labors of Mr.
and Mrs. Binrrham among the Micro-
nesians show great results for good,
aHd they may well look forward to the
not far distant time when those now semi-
barbarous people will be numbered among
the civilized people of the earth, and they
have cause to congratulate themselves that
they, with their co-laborers, have planted
the seeds of such civilization. We would
gladly publjsh Mr. Bingham's report of
his recent visit to Micronesia.
Among the passengers by the Annie
was the Rev. Mr. Mahoe, who, it will be
remembered, was shot by a native at Bu
taritari over a year aio. Mr. Mahoe is
till suffering from the effects of the
wound, although that of itself is healed
up. We regret to record the death oi the
Rev. Mr. Kaelemaknle, one of the Hawaiian
Missionaries who has for many years la
bored in the cause at Micronesia. He
died on the 27th of September, at Xam
erick. Foreign News.
Br the ship Reynard arrived here on
the 27th inst, 11 days from San Francisco,
we have three days later news from the
seat of war in Europe. We give below
the most'important telegrams.
Loxdos, October 13tb. The Versailles corres
pondent ol the IlbrWfUtes that Bismarck caused
an intimation to be conveyed to the Lccatltin at St.
Petersburg and Vienna, that Intervention to secure
peace would be acceptable now to Prussia.
Tiic appeal of Bismarck lias been met by Russia
with a proposition throuch Prince Orlofffor media
tion by a Congress ol the great powers at Brussels.
The conclusion was reached by the Council of War
yesterday, that Pjrlscannot be successfully attacked,
and must be reduced by a siege of many months.
The advance of the French army of Lyons niton
Metz nas been returned, and rumors are cifrrcnt that
theslrge of that city will be raised.
London, October 13th. The preliminaries of a
marriage between Princess Louisa, the fourth daugh
ter of Queen Victoria, and the Marquis of Lome, the
eldest son of the Duke of Argjle, have been arranged
with the consent of the Queen. It is considered that
the possibility of the Princess succeedlnir to the
crown is too remotetorenderalllancc necessary.
The irbrfiT London special states that Bismarck
received representatives from many quarters of Ger
many, who urc that the people are anxious for peace.
Bismarck has authorized the Prussian .Mlulster at
Brussels to give the Great Powers to understand that
Germany is willing to propose a settlement on the
basis of the disarmament of the Frontier Provinces,
the ratification of the frontier line of the Rheiulsh
Province and a small money Indemnification.
NewIork, October 14th. A special to the ZWn-
ixg Tticgram from London, says: A despatch Is re
ceived from Tours, dated October 14th, by the Pro
visional Government, tiacarrierpigeon, which states
that the Prussians are in full retreat from Paris. No
particulars as to the cause of this bad arrived when
our despatch left, but a despatch was also received
from Paris by another source, stating that the en
thusiasm in Paris consequent upon this unexpected
event is Indescribable.
Tocrs, October 14tb. A despatch from Eplnal,
dated yesterday afternoon, announces that the Prus
sians had entered that place. The citizen made a
stout defence, but were not able to resist the artill
ery. Tue town was considerably damaged by the
It Is reported unofficially that the Prussians seem
o be fallinjj back from this side of Orleans. They
arc no longer in Bcaueeucy and Mcuby.
The troops which were sent forward to reinforce
the Fifteenth Corps, and subsequently participated
11 the actions near Orleans, are again arriving here.
From reports of their officers, It seems their losses
In the two days action were not nearly so heavy as
at first reported.
London, October 14tb. It Is stated the Prussians
have not yet been able to plants single battery near
enough to disturb any part of Paris.
A steady fire has recently been maintained from
Forts Mont du Valerian and d'Issy. The Prussians
have been compelled to retreat from the fire of these
forts behind the plateau of Moudon and St. Cloud.
London, Oct. 14. The following advices, receiv
ed here from Tours, left that place ou Wednesday
The Rouen Journal has an editorial article de
manding that the town be placed in a state of siege,
and the command entrusted to an experienced gen-
The ZIonlttur intimates that Gen. Bonrbaki, re
turning from Tours, will pass through Rouen.
All lines of communication towards Toul are still
The Prussians are levying heavy contributions on
the people around Beauvots,
Count de Chambord has Issued a patriotic address
to the Pontificial Zouaves who participated in the
battle of Orleans a few days aco. Though they
fought magnificently, he said the Garde Katlonal
and Garde Mobile merited rqnal praise.
The Commander of the Fifteenth corps has made
an official report to the Government of the battle be
fore Orleans, he says :
"The fighting was desperate. The Prussian ar
tillery literally overwhelmed us for three hours.
However, the enemy was held in check when a
flank movement compelledaonr retreat, which wis
effected in perfect order."
There Is a violent .resistence In all the French
Channel ports to shipments of food outward.
The terrible artillery fire at Fort Mont Valereln
has totally swept the country round about for a cir
cuit of sir 'kilometres. The Prussian work have
All the batteries the Prussians have sought to'
erect, acalnst Fort Valereln have been annihilated. -
Tbe Chateau of Meudon has also been destroyed.
The Prussian engineers hive been driven from Cler
mont, Meudon, and Montretont. Yillejnif and
Cachem have both been recovered by therFrencb.
On the north the Prussians hare been driven back
as far as Devllle and Bonneville. The'entire penin
sular around Genevlller hai been freed from Prus
sians by several sttviigeavalry recounoisances,aud Is
now In French hands again.
On tbe east of Paris a lively cannonade has been
maintained toward Bondy. The Prussians have also
been driven from Champlcny for more than 3 miles
east of Vlnccnnes. Tbe Prustlan circle around Par
Is therefore expanding dally, Instead of contracting,
and the Parisians are greatly cncouraired.
Demonstrations lately occurred In Paris favorable
to a radical change In the Government: Their ori
gin Is ascribed to Gustare Flourcns and Louis Blanc
Tbe movement is utterly Insignificant.
The French Army of the South has, as a nucleus,
three cavalry regiments, which were sent south from
Paris before the Investment of that city the Alge.
rlau Infantry and the troops formerly serving In the
Western Departments making a total of 6,000 ef
fective and disciplined men.
London, Oct, 14lh. Tbe Prussians report that
mutiny Is Imminent among the French soldiers at
Touks, Oct. 13th. Nothing has been received to
day from Orleans or Paris!
A despatch from the sub-Prefect of Pont Levque,
dated Wednesday, fully confirms tbe reports of the
successful sorties by Bazaine. lie had burnt five
villages which bad given shelter to the Prussians,
dislodged the enemy from several positions, and cut
to pieces' four regiments of cavalry and several bat
talions. At the same time Canrobert made a suc
cessful sortie on the left bai.k of the Moselle.
IiEiiLiN, Oct. 14th. An oUicial dispatch, dated
"Oolmar, Wednesday," says 5,000 Prussian troops
were before Jfeu Brissach, and tbe investment of
the town has been vigorously completed. Two Ger
man corps, numbering 2,000 each, are levying con
tributions on the country around Colinar.
Versailles, Oct, 13th vli Berlin, 14th. The
French have shelled and .wantonly fired the Palace
of St. Cloud.
Tea French' battalions made a sortie from Paris to
day; they were easily repulsed by the Second Bava
rian Corps, which lost only 10 men.
Tocbs, October 12th, vU London, Oct. 14th. Ad
vices trom Mttz show that the Prussians occupy a
cordon ol villages around the city, but hold no posi
tion within a distance of twenty kilometres of the
Bazaine made a sortie of Saturday last, in which
be captured sir hundred oxen and five hundred
sheep from the enemy.
4'he enemy maintain a strong garrison at Nahcy.
London, Oct. 14th. Amiens, threatened by the
Prussians, is preparing for a vigorous resistance.
The National Guard gallantly, but vainly, defend
ed Eplnal, and finally retreated toward Voltiirny.
The Francs-Tlreurs,- who were near at hand In
force, gave them no support, and fled on the appear
ance ot the enemy, without firing a shot.
"ToCR9, Oct. 14th': Minister Gambctta works con
stantly with his military Chiefs ; his first object be
ng the organization of the armed forces of tbe coun
try. When that has been accomplished, he will turn
his attention to political matters.
The Government has Issued a proclamation to the
people of tbe provinces, showing how the enemy
treat the population of the territory thcyoccupy. It
charges that they firet buy, then take, and finally
"St. Qcextix, Oct 13tb. The Prussians have
commenced the bombardment of Soissons. Tbe
town is al le and prepared ta stand a siege.
"NEcrcuiTEAL', Oct. 13th." A forceof Prussians
7,000 strong, Is at Eplnal. Ten trains full of German
troops passed IhoMense goln? to Paris.
"ErEttNAT, Oct. 13th. There ore 1,500 Prussians
In the hospital here, many die dally,"
Tonus, Oct. I4th. The Invaders attribute the fre-
qnent railway accidents in their rear to the ill-will
of the inhabitants. They make this the pretence for
their treatment of the civil authorities, of excessive
serveillances, and for levying enormous requisitions
on the inhabitants of the Aube, and other eastern
departments, .who are resolvrd on resistance. The
Francs-Tlreurs are springing up everywhere, over
running the country and doing much barm to the
London, Oct. 14th. Tbe German garrison of Ste
nay, captured by the French from Monlmedy, num
bered only sixty men. Tbe Prussian vedettes re
tired before the Mobile Guarde at Marlenay.
The activity of Bazalne Is undiminished, and the
sorties of the garrison are frequent, and harass the
Condon, Oct. 14th. By a balloon that left Paris
on the tenth, advices were received that the city is
amply supplied with provisions; there are enough
on hand to last three month'.
The tire from Fort Mont Valerlen makes dreadfnl
havoc among the Prussians, continually breaking
A special despatch from the Hague, savs, crcat
agitation prevails upon the discovery that the Kirfg
was about to declare war with Prussia.
The rumored declaration of war against China is
The Papal protest against the annexation of Rom
to Italy has been published. It contains no new
The story that the Prussian Government proposes
the retrocession of Mce and Savoy to Italy is autho
Richmond, Oct. 13. Richmond presents a scene
of mourning hardly witnessed In this generation.
Storts and public buildings are closed, the hells In
all parts of tbe city arc tolling, and on many doors
are pictures and photographs of General Lee draped
In crape with evergreen. Citizens are standing in
groups on tbe principal thoroughfares and talking
In subdued tones of the sad event. The feeling that
he ought to be hurried here at the State's expense Is
universal, and tbe Legislature In maklog this re
quest of his family reiterated public opinion. The
City Council met this afternoon at the call of the
Mayor. Governor Walker sent the following mes
sage to the General Assembly:
"It is with unaffected grief that I announce to
you tbe painful Intelligence of the death of General
R'ibert E. Lec at Lexington, yesterday morning.
He died as he had lived, a noble example ol the sub
lime principles of tbe teaching of the Christian re
ligion lie goes down to the tomb amid the lamen
tations of an affectionate and sorrowing people. Of
exalted public and private virtue In bis life and ca
reer, he filled the full measure ol our conception of
a man. A stricken family in a bereaved state and
an afflicted people bow withreverance aed humility
before this visitation ol Divine Providence. It Is fit
ting that yon, the representatives of the people,
should take such appropriate action as tbe melan
choly occasion suggests and I believe you wonld
but give expression to the universal desire of tbe
people, shonld yon solicit tbe interment of the re
mains upon the gronnd owned by the State at Hol
lywood, where hereafter they, may raise a monu
mental shaft commemorative of their sincere and
lasting affection for the man, and tbeir profound ap
preciation of his greatness and goodness."
After tbe reading of tbe message a joint resolution
nnanlmously passed expressive of the deep sorrow
of both houses at the event and requesting that the
body be turned over to the State for interment at
Hollywood Cemetry. A joint committee was ap
pointed to go to Lexington and escort tbe remains
here If tbe request be granted. The Legislature
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
IapraIn put in Worliinff Order.
This Railwnr is capable of taking
Liar op Yesel njewurlnr dp to 45 cetru (143 ft.
alt.) of Wei.
The draft of water forward matt cot exceed 2 me
tres 30 centimetres (7 ft. &bt.), tbe draft aft calcu
lated at tbe maximum increase vf 6 centimetres (2
iccbea) for each metre of keel.
Tbe ebargr for taking Dp a, Teet, and laying tbe
same upon tbe Railroad, Temain'tbe tame al fixed
per Uriff of 13th Dec, 1854 :
Vessel under 100 tons tot. J16 00
Veselfrom 101 to 2C0t'ns.l20 2100'
4or. ts oo
SO 12 00
99 18 00
120 21 00
25 c S
Vessel from 201 to 3C0 " 180
Vessel from ?01 to 4 00 240
And besides for each ttin.. 1
The Coolie Insurrection In Pern,
Tbe IlmlcCt Lima letter, dated September 14tb,
gives the annexed details of the Coolie insurrection
in tbe valley of Supe, 150 miles from Lima. On the
plantation of Patloilea A. Gulpor, nearly 1,200 Chi
nese were employed, and on the neighbouring cststea
there n ere more than 4,000 of the Coolies. Several
months since symptoms of dissatisfaction were no
ticed among these laborers, but the overseers and
owners trusting to their authority and power paid
but little attention to tbeir manifestations. Unfor
tunately no precautions were taken against surprise;
and the,'hlnese, left In tranquility, were able to
mature tbeir plans. An agent of the estate had ar
rived from Lima with alan;e sum, destined for pay
ing the laborers and tho purchaso of cotton from the
While this person, with tho overseers, aphysiclan
and several other employes were at supper on the.
nlxht oftbe4tb, thedlning room doors were suddenly
broken open, and a crowd of nearly 00 coolies,
armed with stakes and every imaginable weapon,
burst in upon the whites. In less time than is re
quired to relate it, the Chinese had murdered all their
victims save one, who being grievously wounded
fell under the table and was thought dead. After
sacking tbe house and securingthe revolvers and ri"
Scs on hand, the Insurgents proceeded to tbe ad
Jolnins Aarienrla of Ualpela and repeated the sam"
barbarities. No, satisfied with killing. the whites
they encountered, the most revoltlngatroclties were
practised on their bodies, and delicate women and
children were sublectrd to sbamefnl and cruel tor
ture. The number ortbe Chinese now amounted to
1,100, and tbeir movements appear to have been di
rected with snmedegrco of Intelligence by onewhom
they seemed to hold as tbeir chief.
Having secured all the money and valuables to be
found on the estate, a large tame was anticipated In
tbe sacking of the little vlllace of Barranca. .Mean
time the owner of an estate which "lay on the road to
that village was notified by a frlvudly coolie of the
approach and design of the marauders, and hastily
placing his wife and family in the chapel belonging
to the plantation, he with another friend strongly
barred the doorand received the advancing column
wjth tbe tlre-of their rifles. The Chinese were vig
orous in tbeir attack, but unaccustomed to tbe use
of fire-arms, they fell easily before the defenders of
the church. In less than two hours these two brave
men had killed and wounded morethanslxty of their
assailants. So desperate, indeed, had become the
attempts ofthe latter, that a retreat was detcrrfllned
upon and accomplished.
Their design to sack the town having become
known, the Inhabitants bad time to make somo slight
preparations for defense. Works were erected at
ihe entrance of the village, and forty men well armed
nere posted behind It to resist the assaults. In a
short time the Chinese, reinforced to tbe number of
V,000 appeared In front and actually tent the leader
to parley with the defenders regarding surrender,
lie had hardly opened his month wben a well-directed
rifle ball put an end to his sentence. The Chinese,
goaded to madness, threw themselves upon the bar
ricade. Tbe fiL'lit for a few moments was hand to
hand; the whites suffered severely under the knives
and weapons of the assailants. Soon, however, the
power of gunpowder began to assert Itself, and the
coolies retreated and appeared to deliberate upon
their future movements. At this Juncture tbedefend
crs ortbe clmrcD, having placed their fjmily in a place
of safety, and found several companions, appeared In
the rear and commenced such a vigorous fire upon
tbem that in a shorttime oil order was forgotten and
the insurgents were in headlong fright.
A telegram had been sent to Lima and on the morn
ing of tbe Clh the Prefect with 200 soldiers arrived
at the scene. The Chinese bad dispersed to tbe
mountains and tbe soldiers after securing the few
who could be found, started in pursuit on a forced
march. The results of this terrible tragedy are forty
murdered among the whites and nearly three hun
dred Chinese killed. But the crops were destroyed
and the coolies 6ecking refuge In thu hills roaming In
bands and devastating the unprotected hamlets they
And on their way, are not only lost to their owners .
but still form a dangerous element to peace and se
curity. Great exeltemeul Is manilested at this un
happy event. Tbennmber of Chinese throughout
tbe Republic being so great as to cause general un
easiness and distrust. The white planters are per
plexed to And laborers for their estates which are
left uncultivated, and they In an Incredibly short
time are almost Irrevocably ruined.
A later letter, dated September 23d, says the Chi
nese insurrection Is beginning to lie produetle of
troublesome results. The troops have found It im
possible to dUeover the hiding placts of a large num
ber of the Cooles, they having taken refuge far In
the interior and in the fastnesses of tho neighboring
mountains. Cousiquently several of the must val
uable estates in that section ofthe Republic are par
aljzed and will doubtless continue in tha'. condition
for some time to come.
J. H. THOMPSON,,
Will Sell from this Dale,
All Small Sizes of Iron !
Five Cents per Pound !
HEAVY FLAT IRON !
Four Cents per Pound !
FAMILY GROCERY AND FEED STORE!
FOR SAIiE !
IT II KING 31 V INTKXTIO.N TO LEAVE
this Kingdom, I oEenur sate the above-mentioned
The Large and Well-Assorted Stock,
Store fixtures, and
Lease of Premises.
Horse and Wagon,
ENTIRE INTEREST AND GOOD WILL
Information in respect to tbe business and terms of
sale will be furnished to iny reijHmstbte parties, in
quiring with tbe intention of purchasing-.
4-' im 1. UAUTLfclT.
THE LADIES OF HONOLULU
On Thursday Evening, Nov. 24th,
AT SEVEN O'CLOCK,
At the Olympic Hall, Nuuanu St.,
For tbe Ooeflt of the Ladles BenrroIBt Socfctr.
S3- Tbe OF.An DAQ wilt be open In tbe afternoon.
ETkktti may be bad at 'the Store! off. L. Cltharila and
Co., . O. liatl t &o,'an-l 3. T Vf aterhenae. t
MR. FRANK IJItOWX is admitted this
dav a a PA l'.TXER ttith me in the Wholesale
Wine and Spirit Bciinexs.
Honolulu, Nor. 1, 1870. 41 Im
To Let or Lease
J7TOR A TERM OF YEARS, TIIEPREM
? ises on Hotel Street forinely known aa the Hop
per preisuei. For farther particulars applj to
tr. c. pap.ke.
Hocclala, Kovember 1st 1B70. iZ-iie.
The Clipper Ship
S. HUTCIHSSOjr, - - . j- Commander,
Now due from San Francieoo, will have immediate
dispatch fir the ahore port.. For Freight or ravage,
apPlr to n. IIACKFELD A CO..
HAWAIIAN PACKET LIKE.
For San Francisco.
The A 1 Packet Bark
Hi D. C. MURRAY,
3f. T. 11EXXETT, .... Master.
Will Sail for the above Port
With -Immediate Dispatch.
For freight or passue, having superior accommo
dations for cabin and steerage passengers, apply to
37. WALK ERA ALLBK, Agent.
For Auckland and Wellington, N. I,
Sydney, N. S. W.
The A I Hawaiian Clipper Bark
R. W. WGOD,il
M. KLENKG Commander,
Will have immediate dispatch for tho above ports,
having the principal part of her cargo engaged. For
freight or pjusage apply to
412t II. IIACKFELD .t CO.
The A I Hawaiian Clipper Bark
J R. C. WYLLIE,
II. IVrCIHI A.", Con mder,
Wilt sail Tor the above Port with diipatcb. For
Freight or Passage, apply to
41-2t II. IIACKFELD A CO
For SYDNEY and MELBOURNE,
VIA LIVUKA, FIJI ISLANDS.
The A I British Bark:
i. A. THOMPSON, Commander,
Will have qnick dispatch for the above Porta. For
Freight or Passage, apply to
41-2t II. IIACKFELD A CO.
STEAM TO AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
gfLtSfrgp The California, .nr Zentnud
MMlf ana "rnllnu Hue of
" m iiia Steam Packets
The Splendid Steamships
WONG A WONG A,
1430 tons Stewart, Corn's-,
CITY of MELBOURNE,
1300 tana T. Grainger, Com'r,
Will run regularly between Honolulu and tbe above
ports, connecting at Honolulu with the North Pacific
Transportation Co's Steamers.
Hoxolclu- W. L. OltEEX.
Accklasd CllUICKSHANK, SMART A CO.
STD.1EY. H. H. HALL, U. S. Consul.
CHAS. BREWER & CO'S LINE.
For Ne w B e d f o r d .
The following Vessels will leave this Fall for
Tfer Bedford :
&k IOLANI, ii
HOPES, .... Master,
The American Clipper Ship
WOODS, - Master,
The American Clipper Bark
3XT k. 3E3 O IB ,
Slt.lTSWELL, ... Master.
C. BItEWEB A CO.. Agents,
CT Market Wharf.
'Ill a n'urlli 1'ucIJic Xransportntioii
SAN FRANCISC0&H0N0LULU LINE"
The Company's Splendid Steamihip
It. S. FLOYD, ... Commander,
1V1II Leave San Francixro
On or about November 12th
AVill I.curc Honolulu
On or about .............November 21th
Freight for San Francisco irill.be received at the
Steamer's Warehouse, and receipts for tbe same,
given by tho undersigned. No eharge for iterate
or .-artage. Fire Risks in Warehouse, not taken by
Liberal Atlrnnccs Ulntlc on all Mlilp-
liiciitN pci- Steamer.
Insurance guaranteed at Lower Rates than by Sail
ing Vessels. Particular cars taken of Shipments of
All orders for Goods to be purchased in San Fran
cisco will be received, and filled by return of Steamer.
ifShlpments Trom Europe and the United States,
Intended for these Islands, will be received by the
Company in San Francisco, if consigned to them, and
be forwarded by their Steamers to- Honolulu, FniE
or CnABCK. except actual outlay.
T Passengers are requested to take their tickets
before 12 o'olock on the day of sailing, and to pro
cure their Passports.'
jjyr-AI! Bills against the Steamer must be pre
sented before two o'clock on the day of sailing, or
tbey will bare to lay Qrer till tbe return of the
Steamer for settlement.
H. IIACKFELD A CO., Agents.
Per H. C. Wyllie,
ENGLISH PIHNTSFancr, l'nrplcand
French prints, fancy ; Fancy mnslins ;
Victoria lawns ; Mosquito netting ;
Superior black cobsrgs ;
French merino and crape; Ticking;
White shirting and long cloth ;
Brown and blue cotton drills, beary ;
Brown and blue cottons; Hickory stripes;
Blue twilled Saxony flannels;
Imperial linens, assorted ;
White linen handkerchiefs ; .
Turkey red and yellow handkerchiefs ;
White jaconet handkerchiefs ;
Fancy cotton handkerchief.;
Black silk elastic ; Dre's goods ;
Plain and figured black silk ; t '
White linen and ribbed drill;
Fine, white linen duck ; Black lining silk ;
Black hair cloth for tailor's use ',
Dine twill; Blue pique; Cashmere;
Veil lunge, assorted colors.
For Sale by
II. IIACKFELD t CO.
WAGOM' FOE SALE.
A NEW, two-horse Wages,
with Heavy Patent Springs,
and warranted to earrv in tnn. t.i
suitable for a Plantation, and will be told low
ply at the Cooperan to
3J-t JAMES L. LEWIS
SUP Itr. .HE Conrt of the Hawaiian Island,,
In the matter or the Estate if ISAAC MOSTOOMHtT,
dettiued. Pr.io Mr. Jtutlce lttfll. In Cnaaitw-s,
On rwJIni and flllns: tha fwtlticn of M . C Parke. Tempo
rary Administrator nf tbe Estate ef Iee MpHfterr. 4
caeit, that hl final atrount as sur ti Trmparay Admtettf ra
ter rotjr le allowed, and UMt be may oe ilWharztd torn U
It isotderaitbr tbe Court, that MONDAT, las Stat day of
Kevember. s, T. 1(70. at 10 o'clock lu the ferrawm, t mmS
Hi. tamo hereby ts appointed for fceftrinc lbs mid pelltiMf Vs.
f.tre tbe aM Justice at bis Cbamtorf In lleoMtata, at whwa
time and plc all perseru Interested may apr sad isnr
can, if any they have, why thenme should not ha sraated.
and that notice thereof t (riven by puUkatfen of thvi order
In tbe AoOtot and lliwsiunatsrrrt nswwpars, Csrtbre
successive weeks previous to mid brfnr.
ALTiu:t s. ttAHTtriLLv
Jiulit ef Um Sarrsm Court.
Attut : W. K. Salt. Deputy Clerk.
Dated Honetolo, II. I Oct. 2Ha, lira tZll
BKFOItF. TIIK SUPHEME COPRT of fo
lUwiu.o Iilamls. la prvtwte. la Ika Blatter ef ts
!; of JAMES LOUZADA, dcea!iett,-AI Chamber bs tha
Court Room at the Court Home In Itooatala tbl t,t day &f
October. A. D.Isjo.
Georre C McLean one of tbe Executors ef the Estate nadtr
tbe will of Jmaee bajsada, dveM havtef H1 la CaJa
Court hts petition fcr settleraent of tha Ortt aceanal af tW
Executors under the Win erdecte,! and filed Iherewita a
report at thaadmlalstratlaaof said Estate.
It ts berety rrdered that TRIDAT. tha t&b dar ef S-r,m-txr;
A. a lb7, at leeekck. t. , be asfHnted'tvtfc set.
t!tmntof theMldaceftrtint. and that lw4lea tsereef ta airtst
by publication to tbt Hawaiist firssrrt and Km An Oaaa
nsw.papers printed and pahJhbed ht lb city ef rfaWlitll,
one a week tor lb per tt pf t wrk, betWeaal dy aaeMSatl
ed for swttleatect. The Executes accwuet tfoty sworn ta wU
be filed October Sth current.
ALFRED 9. lUfcTWILL.
JtMtwj SapcsB Cvort.
Allot: Wiltxa R. ("tat. Deputy Clerk,
llenelulo, Oct. Ill 1, 1370. 4L41,
cjnrrtKMK cocnx op Tun iiA.WAfi.ijr
Islands, Oaha. s- la the natter er the Estates Maa
nel Silra, T llewotulo, deceased. In Cham Dsn, feafcr sir.
On readinxand filing the petillan ef .MELCAXA fwssVr f
deceased) praying- that Frank ells may be as painted Ad
ministrator utlhe Estate of her Ute hatband:
It Is .rdrrrd by th Court, that Taeoliy. lh Mta aae f
Ttftvmbrr, A. ivlfto. as lSo'rWk In Hi awvemns. to aad
tbe'ssm hereby Is appointed fee hearhsc the .ski j i ltlfc.n
tf.e the sal t Js'tlr at hb antfnbers ht lfaelal.as waiefc
tire sod ptac all persntr tnterted may appear sst sbsra
ranse. Ifaoy tby bar, a by th ease stasBM Has ha- yiaalsd,
and tbst male thereof b jiiw, by pi,'UttKV f tbl searr
io tbe GssrtTE assi K Am Oloa awnpers' 9r sWaar
ceauva weeks prevails te said heal sag.
II. A. WTDlMASX.
Jessie f ti Soprtm OhaTt,
Attest : W. R. Jul, Deputy Ortk.
iionoinin. eir m. iw.m.
SCF11F.3IK COBUT of th HiasaVsa IstansUIa
tb nutter of th tSstate of Her its Msjs.ly Qast Hew.
axr II. K. KAPAKDIIAIU, deceased. Hates Mr. Jassst
Wkleraran. la preim
On rradloc and Hilar th petlttea sf Chart Kmasaa, tk
nearest cf km or th saM aece-Mid. setting W1m tsrlt III
sakl drcvasird d!d Intestate to tlsrwSasb. n U sTthisaref
Srplsaibrr, A. D. U7. and praylas; that bm nay to arp4ate4
Administrator ef satd Estates
Ithberrby ordsrsd thai TltUESDAr. tha M day ..
vember, next, nesy be filed tee th harla;f saM slWa,
at 10 o'rloek A. SI. brbre tbe Its. II. A. Wwbeaaa, Ja.Hi.
abrraaid. at tb Court Hum lata thaetlyaf HuasSala. and;
that psblteatkin thereof. Car litre mrmh week ha Ska
IIxwuut IlltrrtaaiHtX AnOkea, awsppr paet4sb4 ta
said Iluotflalo pre, km to hearnag.
Dated at llonulutu, tha 17th day ef Orteea-r. A U VSTa.
II. A WIDBMA5T,
Associate JestJr farrase Chart.
Atttat WstTTS t! Sxst, Deputy Ork Sap. Ctwrt.
DEALER IN READY MADE CLOTHING,
SEAIfiLVS IKFITTIBG AHD OUTFiTTI.lS GOODS:
3 Pricos to suit tho Times. "S
pit- Please call at "So. 3 Xanana Street, next dear
above Volte's baloon.
For Sale or Charter,
THE IRON PADDLE
StonraaOilp Sjio. 3?Atorson
31b tens a. v., 119 tass register, real! stag n alius
x. n. s. 120. Speed -makes tha paasaga frm Xaw
caitle wharf tsj3yray wharf (T awl 2-Mb mle ia
6 hours, is fine weather. Ararat peed nfr seea
only 10 knots. Cepsumpttenefalarday. taa ;
coat in bunkers, 90 tons. Cam ! bag at saasn
under hatches. Draft o' water t ft tigiK. T Ik aVa
loaded. Gnad pasieager acaaiajDaiiataaes ta s.srx
and fore-cabin. Full term sea-gseajg tai tllaa ra p. see.
Fr farther particular apply ta th JtANAOKK hT.
It. N. S. X. Co.. Sydney. 7-
R. C. WYL1E FROM BREMEN
vrOXKny JACKETS, Ulnc Pilot Ctotlk
Henry Drey IVsakn Pants,
Heavy Woolen Drawer anal 0erjb4rr,
leciaad Jackals. Stookiag a Ml Saoka,
MitUae and Coasfutters. far wtjsjhnsisi'a .
Ligbt Fhrael foats A Seeks Utn, Mhe, le.
Heavy V'latsr Cast. Alpaea CaaslaV
Casbnare CuaU. Sack and Palate, Vmtmt,
Cravats. India RabW Cat. Haakaey JWrts.
Damask Table Covers, Fansy PVlnasj Sfcfc,
Blankets bUe, scarlet, was, pm 3 art jrey,
I,iililn,s extract. IUiu sin Cologne,
Burlaps, I.inen Thru I Mack and wMtav
Twist Sewing Uk. Cattae Thread.
Drown Cotton Poeka. Watt CsHw 5Ub.
While and Faney Cot ten Shins,
Superior White Linen Boaaca Skirts,
Drawn. Whit and Pink Cattan Uad.nblrtl,
Heavy Merino Underskirts. Saddt tHrsht.
Mixed Cotton Soks, Ptayiss; Cants. m.
A Largo Assortmont of Cutlery.
AN INVOICE OF STATIONERY AND BLANK S0QX5.
Stearine Candles assorted, Paha OH.
Campber. Wrapping Pifr. BH Leaf.
Bath Brink. Water 3fla.
A I.arsrc Iixrolcc or Crockery,
French Calf Skins, French ClMatlait,
Loaf So. jar. ChMrea'a VWw tSrriarrr,
UHramarfoa-Bin, dhn, Js,
Fr Sale by
-sni u. lrACKPian a eo.
CH AMP ACNES,
( CASKS KUIXK .VIXE,
'ir Five bossbead Teanant'e draught at ;
Fire ba-fhefcds Hitabissanx draught al ;
Heidsiek haaipags. quarts and ffassv wxrraat
exl Kenntaa ;
Sagot A Ca'a. ebampajne, quarts awl wfela. war
ranted Eennfae ;
Itnlnart Per A FHs eh am pa roe. sasrs, warrant
Just landed and far aula by
39 Sm If. lUCKFHIiD C6.
Per H. C. Wyllie.
TOXS IJItlGIlT FEXCIXG WIRE,
200 bundle bast Pnrlasb heap is, aot'd six.
r ire bricks, square and creft ; Prpneiay ;
Firs eiay ; 3 oak Iwats, far eaitert ;
Black and white enarM trie ;
SO tans Liverpool salt; M.WO roofing slates;
ManiU rpa. 206 oaits. 1. . I and 1 J inert f
100 pieces Uoisia ravens dsek.
Eeoteb bemp canvas ; Casks sheet lines.
Earl sail twin; Muataayettaw tnatal anDSsaa.
SOO feet ) inch alf anijed iron piya ;
Bundles sheet iron, li;bt;
West Hartley steam eosj ;
Invoice of paper baarings, assorted f .
Bates corks ; DemQekn ; Ma:kst baskets p
Sogar boiler's thermometers ;
Iran tinued sao.ee pant and tea kettle;
Invoice of Engbsh saddlery.
For Sale by
35-.1ta H. UACKFELPl tJO.
k Assignee's Ifotice.
THE UXDEKSIGXKD. Aiiiaeei. cf ta
Estate of S. il. CARTER. Bankrupt hereby
cite notice ta alt who are inj th said Bankrupt
Estate, to call and sett! tbeir accouats at tb s3of
Adams A Wilder, Immediately.
SAM'L C. WILDEB.
3. B. DOLE;
Honolulu, Oct. IS. 1879. 18-tt ArsijaieV.
, Notice to Creditors.
Estate of DANIEL. ilOXTCiOilERT, dteesW.
NOTICE 13 I1EREBT GIVES BT THE BX
dsrsirned. Administrator of lb bac naaseal
Estate, ta tha erediters ef, and all (trees. hxT-nr.
claluii srainsl. seal dretasal, ta axxibit l4ia ease,
duly authenticated and with tbe Beceiisry Tooekerr,
within lix taoothi or tin first pahrarilieri f
notice, to tha undcrsljasd, at bis a Era at tha earner
of Queen and EaahBsiasn streets. iaHenjJoJu, .
W. H- GIVE EX,
Administrator mrka. WiH simtil,
JMslsata. Same Mmm. U79. -Jf-
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