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HONOLULU, NOVEMBER 28, 1857.
jib'isheJ weekly at Honolulu, Oaliu. II. I.
hLEi GORDON HOPKINS. EDITOR.
Preposterous ass ! that never read so far
To know the cause why music was ordained !"
kaow," says our reporter, it was for the benefit
ii Sailor's Home."
fj thoj wisest of mitter-of-fact mongers ! Thou
,Atcl comment on the utilitarianism of the nine-
century ! We wish thou wert
44 upon a promontory
And heard a mermaid oa a dolphin's back,'
" Twere vain ! in such a brassy age
Song could not move a thistle"
half the town was present at the Concert on
rsiiy evening last.
&t the singing and music came up to our expecta-
, it would be but a poor compliment to assert, for
An l took in strains that tn'ght create a soul
i Under the ribs of death :
J knowing as we now do the latent talent which our
ziaaity possesses, we can only regret that it should
wrapped up in a napkin" for 3G4 days of the
But if, after all, music
44 Is bat an echo dwelling in the ear
I Of the toy-taken fancy,"
-sly it is good for the moral as well as the sensual
Station of our being that those "echos" should
&er le too few nor far between.
Ai all the performers were amateurs, we may not
IrJualize particular ladies or gentlemen ; we will
Vtven with a nod, indicate that Mrs. C's soprano
or Mrs. B.'b contralto may be rivalled in other
Jes, but to beat them ah ! 9a
Tiiere are songs and quavers, roaring, humming,
I Guiiars and every other sort of strumming,"
iIonolulu has but those two interpreters of song,
dihey are above newspaper puffing.
I Bat if the performers were above our cognizance, we
a word to the audience with whom we had the
m of being cheek-by-jowl, hale fellows, well met,
itot behind in point of admiration. Know, then,
-& honored gentlemen, that when a lady and that
Umateur has just performed a rather long piece,
I higher -vocal powers to the utmost, that taste may
estioned which keeps stamping and clapping for
J jurpose of calling her out again, as though she
.1 a "stage actress, honored and enriched by your ap--4e,
instead of honoring you by her music. It is
ifcecessary for an audience to know the difference
itfoen a stave of music and & white oak butt, yet
jtx are little touches of human kindness, to say the
l?X which it is ever well to remember,
f lie Concert realized about $300 for the Home,"
; I Bears.
I Br the arrival cf the MetnpM, Capt Preston, from
; ?on. His Majesty was presented with two young
"(Stnamoa Bears," a male and female. The latter
j'-aV-nce died. We noticed, last week, that the R. A.
lid purchased the Deers imported by the Yanket
-4 California. The Annimal Kingdom is evidently
-iosinz and we are reminded of the 44 good time"
, 4ag when 41 the lion and the lamb shall lie down
I I "
f On the Anniversary of the Joint Declaration
Hfee Independence of these Islands, it is natural
i ihink of those, -whether at home or abroad,
-iise sympathies have been with us, and whose
prions have benefitted us in the hour of adver
i i Amongst those to whom every Hawaiian
. i a weight of obligation there is a recent blank.
Sniral Thomas, who restored the flag, and whose
r4est feelings turned hitherward to the last hour
r life, has recently gone to his long rest after
: ft many years with actions useful to others and
r icrable to himself: His death took place at his
t'&enceat Plymouth, in Devonshire, but we are
formed cf the precise date.
REGULAR LINE FOR NEW YORK!
FROM SAN FRANCISCO t
LEAVING SAX FRANCISCO REGULARLY ONCE A
The splendid new A 1 Clipper Ship
David Crockett, J. W. Spencer, Esq., Command
er, is now loading and will have prompt dis
patch. To be followed by the A 1
E. F. Willetts, Joseph W. Holmes, Esq., Com
mander. For freight applv to
MOORE & FOLGER.
The undersigned, Agent for Moore & Folger
would inform shippers here that he is now ready to
Through to New York via San Francisco,
In connection with the barks'4 Fanny Major" and
44 Yankee," giving Through Rills of Lading, at
low rates. E. P. ADAMS,
Corner Queen and Kaahumanu Streets.
Honolulu, Aug. 17th, 1857. 16-tf.
PJl CUE T S.
KW' ii x'KUil UrUliSJJ STATES.
FIRST CL.ASS SHIPS
Will be despatched quarterly frcm Commercial
Wharf, Boston, for Honolulu, in the months of
March, May or June, September and December.
For further particulars see special advertisements
in daily papers of the above months.
For freight or passage to, or Drafts on Honolulu,
apply to HENRY A. PEIRCE,
Sandwich Islands Packet Office,
67 Commercial Wharf, or to
D, W. F1ELU, Honolulu, S. I.
B. W. Field, Esq., Honolulu,
Sutton & Co., New York,
10-tf Cook & Snow, New Bedford.
D. N. FLITNER
HAS JUST RECEIVED A NEW AND SPLENDID
And other things iin his line, suitable for Christmas and New
Year's Holiday Presents, consisting in partof
Diamond rings, pins and studs, sets of cameos,
Florentine pins, bracelets, charms,
Lockets, locket rings, seal rings, seals,
Gold pens and pencils, 6'ilver pencils, gold thimbles,
Stiver thimbles, sleeve buttons, patent sleeve fasteners,
Studs, vest buttons, gold watch chains, fob chains,
Guard ribbon, cigar holders, silver cups, fans,
Porte-monnaies, watch stands, card receivers,
Smelling bottles, shell combs, pocket knives, &c, See
Chronometers on hand and for sale,
$3- In Miiee'i Brick Duildi 50, corner of Queen and Kaa
huuianu streets. 27-tf
By the "John Gilpin."
HALF boxes IVcw Kaisins ; an as
SORTMENT OF GROCERIES, will be
opened at the beginning of next week, and exposed
for sale by 22-tf SAVIDGE & MAY.
GOODS JUST RECEIVED EX "YANKEE."
OREGON SMOKED BACON,
Cases Sardines, i lb tins,
Cases Sardines, J lb tins,
For tale by
23 Xf SAVIDGE St MAY.
Dealer in Dry nud Fancy Goods,
v n Constantly on hand, a large and select assortment of
Fancy Goods and Trimmings. 27-tf
THE HONOLULU IRON WORKS.
rrHE UNDERSIGNED IS NOW PREPARED TO MAN-
1 ufacture all kinds or
MACHINERY AND MILL WORK,
and also all kinds of Iron ad Bas Castiwos made to order
AIM, Sawiwo or Lumber promptly attended to. "
Interpreter and Translator.
ENGLISH rendered into Hawaiian, or Ha
waiian into EngliKh, by the undersigned. Office -J. F.
B. Marshall's, over B. W. Field's Store, nours.irora o
M. to 1 P. M., and from 2 to 4 P. M.
J ronviB either in the Hawaiian or English language,
done with neatness and dupatcn.
ft-r MERCHANT'S EXCHANGE , Msreb.nl street
& WOND'3 EL AG K IIJI .fJn o e K i ot rtreeC 21 tf
k jsak wr tJi u v w-
Hamburg, Bremen, Fire Insurance Company.
The undersigned have been appointed Agents for the above
Company at this place, ana are now prepared 10 insure
risks against fire in and about Honolulu. uu particu
lars may be obtained at the office of the undersigned.
MELCilERS & CO.
Honolulu, Oct. 7, 1857. 23-tf
B. W. FIELD,
Honolulu) Oahn, S. I.
By permission he refers to
B. F. S.iow, Honolulu.
C. VV. Cartw right, Boston ; President Manufac
turers' Insurance Co.
II. A. Peirce, Boston.
Thayer, Rice St. Co., Boston.
Edward Mott Robinson, New Bedford.
John V. Barrett & Sons, Nantucket.
Peprins St. Smith, New London. 2.tf
OUST. C. MKLCHERI. OUST. REINERS.
MELCIITRS & CO.,
Commission Merchants and Ship Chandlers
Honolulu, Oahii) $ I.
StoneStore.cornerof Kuahumanu and Merchantsts.' Mciey
advanced onlavor bleterms or Whaler's B lis on he
United Statesand urope. 35-tl
Office and Drnjj Store Q,ucen Street, near the
Shin's Medicine Chests refitted and Prescriptions carefully
- - . m r AKi-ra n k w- W
prepared under the supervision oi L.Aii..iitKi t,. noi,
cold, vapor, shower and medicated ijaths, at an Dours
Cabinet Maker and Trench Polisher,
Hotel Street epposite the Government House.
J. Ritson. C. F.Hart.
RITSON & HART,
( Successors to IIEJVR Y ROBIJVSOJV,)
WHOLESALE WINE & SPIRIT DEALERS,
Fool of Kaahumanu St.
W. A. ALDRICH,
C. R. BISHOP.
ALDRICH & RISHOP.
Importers & Dealers in General Merchandise,
Honolulu, Onhu, S. I.
Island Produce bought and sold. Agents for the sale of the
products of the Lihue Plantation. Jo-tt
Boston, U. S. 35
55-Referto Makes, Anthon Sc. Co. andR.W.Woc
ROBERT C. JANION,
Merchant and Commisson Agent,
Honolulu, Oaliu, II. I. 35-tf
im'lo N. CASTLE, AMOS S. COOKE.
CASTLE & COOKE,
Importers & Wholesale and Retail Dealers
in General Merchandise.
Agents for Jayne's Medicines.
At the old stand, corner of King and School streets, near tho
large Stone Church. Also, at the Btore lormeriy occu
pied by C. II. Nicholson, in King St., opposite the Sea
men's Chapel 35-tf
H. HACKFELD & CO.,
General Commission Agents & Ship Chandlers
Honolulu, Oaliu, II. I.
J. C. SPALDING,
COMMISSION MERCHANT Sc IMPORTER,
Honolulu, Onhu, II. I.
WANTED -Bill of Eicbange on the U. States and Europe.
Consignments from abro.id promptly attended to.
Island Produce of all kinds taken in exchange for
C. P. RAMSING & CO.,
DEALERS 117 CHINA GOODS
Honolulu, Oahn, II. I.
fcrOn hand and tor sale SUGAR, MOLASSES. TEA and
C. BREWER 2 J,
GENERAL COMMlION MERCHANT,
Honolulu. Oahu. S. I.
Money advanced on favorable terms for Billsnf Ezcbangeoa
the unllea estates, isngiana, or r ranee. &-u
U. VOW HOLT, C Til. HKCCK.
Voa HOLT & IIEUCK,
General JCo m mission Merchants,
Huo!a, Onhu. S. I. 3;-:f
B. F. SNOW,
Importer & Dealer in General Merchandise
HONOLULU, OAHU, II. I.
BOLLES & CO.,
Ship Chandlers and Commission Merchant c,
AND DEALERS IX
Whalers furnished with recruits at the shortest ictice, il
exchange for goods or Bills.
February 3d, 1857. 41 u
Physician and Surgeon,
Office in the New Drug Store, corner of Kaahumanu and
Queen Bts., Makee St Ambon's Block. 11-ti
J. W ORTH, 4
Dealer ii.General Merchandise,
Ships supplied with Recruits at the shortjst notice, on reascn-
able terms. Bills ot Exchange wanted.
WHOLESALE DEALER IK
WINES and SPIRITS, ALE and PORTER,
Near the Poat-Oflicc. Honolulu.
C. A. & II F. POOR,
Importers & Commission merchant
Honolulu, Oahu, Sandwich Islands.
Island Produce of all kinds bought, sold, end taken in ex
change for goods.
J OH IV McMAN,
LICENSED SHIPPING AGENT,
For the Shipment of Foreign Seamen.
OFFICE ROYAL II O TFL , NUUANU STREET
N. B. Crews procured on the shortest notice. Sl-tf
J. Wr. MARSH,
Attorney at Law-
Office in Honolulu House, over Mr. Whitney's Beokstore. 42
J. R. ROND,
Machine Pilot Bread and Cracker Bakery,
- Xanana Valley, Honolulu 1.
N Old Oread r.'n-dried on the shorter notice, and flour
baked c? on wtsomhle terms. 1- m
Ship Chandler and Commission Merchant.
Ships supplied with Refreshments, Provisions, &c.,at ths
Rhortest notice, on reasonable terms. balers' DaU
wanted 4 b-
ERNST. SRCLL, IDWltO MOLL.
KRULL & MOLL,
Importers and Commission Merchants,
Kaahumanu St., Makee Sc. Anthon's Block. IS-tf
Dealer in Ship Chandlery and General
Byron's Bay Hilo, Hawaii.
Ships supplied with general Recruits, Wood, &c, at the
shortcut notice, and most reasonable terms in exchange tor
bills or goods adapted to the market. Wanted. Whaler's
bills on the United State or Euroje, for which money will
be advanced on favorable terms.
N B. Storage for 3 or 4000 barrels taken at customary
S. N. EMERSON,
Dealer in General Merchandise and
Country JProducc, such as
CORN, BEANS, BANANAS, BUTTER,
WAIALUA , OAHU.
May 24th. 3-tf
Land Agent to His Majesty.
Office in theKins'n Garden, Beritania Street.
GIL, MAI & CO.,
Ship Chandlers and General Agents,
Lahaina Maui, S. I.
Ships supplied with RECRUITS, STORAGE and MONET
GEORGE G. HOWE,
Ijumber llcr chant.
Lumber Yard Corner of Q,neen and Nnaana St
on the Pnnchara rreinise. -u
SAVIDGE & MATT,
GROCERS, COFFEE ROASTERS
AND PROVISION MERCHANTS.
KING STREET, NEAR THE BETHEL,