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THE POLYNESIAN, APRIL 21, 1858.
404 The writer of a series of rambling sketches of Ho- nolnla, which lately appeared in this journal, at the , request of a number of his friends will make another tour over the city and its environs, in order to note aeTeral subjects which before were omitted or put by for future ue. tF" Kap-rap-rap ! knock-knock-knock ! went the devil's tattoo on my door a few evenings ago. Bow wow-wow ! ay-ay-ay ! responded the throats of a dozen dogs who have taken sanctuary in ray yard ; cuckle de-do-oo-oo-gui vice ! screamed a respectable rooster who had perched himself on thereof of the cook-house ; the cats, alarmed, came and rubbed themselves against my legs ; the cricket stopped its chirping, and I broke down, irretrievably down, in the concluding remarks of a leading article upon the police, which I was prepar ing for a new periodical at five dollars a column. Annoyed by the tantarara and the interruptitn, I looked at my Wee-wag and found it was " The very witching time of night ; When church-yards yawn and hell iUelf breathes out Contagion to this world :" And with a half audible " God bless us ! I laid down the pen and replied to the knocking by a gruff Walk in Slowly and cautiously the door was opened, and a native boy introduced himself and a letter which he laid on the table, and then squatted on the floor, taking off his upper garment I meau his hat, for it was the only garment he wore on the occasion. Where from (nohea) ?' I asked. f From eh ! (no mea!)" he replied. Just so, said I, and tore open the letter. It contained a request from Solomon Blubber, Esq., that I would be at his house the next morning after break fist, to meet a party of ladies and gentlemen who wanted a Cicerone to show them the lions and the ele phants of Honolulu. In a P. S. he added : 44 I hope you will credit my friendship with having procured you this job. Your company will pay you liberally ; and I beg you will not forget the small account you have standing at my store.' Tupper says "A man may travel through the world, and sow it thick with friendships." This is very true ; and as it has been and still is the practice in Honolulu to get into debt, if you want to get employment," the friendship between me and Solo mon Blubber, Esq., may be explained to be an " Intercourse of interest not of souls." Having sown friendships of this kind pretty thick through the world, I have at least provided against idleness and ennui. Tho invitation, however, to Mr. Blubber's house in the morning, even though it was after breakfast, I felt as a personal condescension to ward myself, for which I could not possibly assign a reason. But, without breaking my head over his crotchets, I lit my pipe, took up my pen and replied : " My dear Blubber ! I exceedingly regret that previous engagements prc Tent me from accepting your very kind invitation to meet a company of ladies and gentlemen at your house to-morrow after breakfast and show them the admira bilia of the town. I -am to breakfast with P. L., and dine on board the " V,' and I have promised Mrs. (you know Mrs. is one of the few la dies in Honolulu who are above tho common prejudices of their class, and will permit half-white children to pHy and associate with their own immaculate progeny) to take tea with her and bring little Katy with me. But the next morning, with your permission, I will be at your service, provided you will be so kind and send your company to my house at 10 A. M.. as I shall be busy until then on an article for the Advert iser upon the discovery to be made by the "Committee of Citizens" relative to the robbery of the Custom House. Yours truly, The Ciceroxk." " P. S. If it is all the same to you, I had rather keep that small amount standing a little while longer ; I have no occasion just now to run up another, and should regret much to lose jour employ and close our friendship by settling accounts. t " Ut scpra. Ilaving signed, sealed and delivered the above note. I retired to rest and so forgetful are we in our ten derest friendships through the whole of the folio win day I never once thought of my friend Blubber and his invitation. The next day howeverthe day of my own appoint mentwhile I was trimming the above referred to ar ticle for the newspaper, and rather pluming myself on . having 4tid the truth so artistieaHy (hat the plainest un derstanding could no longer recognixe it, I was aroused from my self-complaisance by the arrival of Solomon Blubber, in ptopria persona f&JWwei by three ladies and two gentlemen,, whom he introduced as the Misses X.. 11, froa antota. n4 Judje A 4 CJonel Now I suppose, dear reader, that you would like very much were I to give you a daguerreotype of these Misses and Misters. You can get them at Stangen wald's or Rowland's, however, and thus spare me the rudeness of saying in so many words that the Honora ble Miss Perihelion X. had carrotty hair, done up in cork-screw arrangements, and as soft as unhatcheled flax ; with a freckly face, uneven teeth, gray eyes in clined to green, but with a nose as polished and straight as Juno's own, and a foot that would throw a N p t girl in hysterics with envy. I suppose you would like me to tell you how Miss Magna Charta X. had auburn hair combed a la Elisa beth, a forehead like a Dutch cheese, under which twinkled the prettiest pair of hazel eyes looking down the short vista of a snub-nose with a roguish drollery that was a perfect parody on her grandiloquent expres sions and pretensions. But who is the third Miss X. ! I heir you ask. Ah ! cidparlez-moi cTel'e but speak in whimpers. Her name " 0 ! ho we never mention it ; " But if my lady readers would have an idea of her looks, just let them throw a glance in their own faithful mirrors, and all the angel and half the woman of Miss Flora X. will stand revealed to their kind criticism or unostentatious condescension . The gentlemen of the party were well enough in their way. Judge A. was a man who, report said, had made and lost two fortunes already in life, and as many re putations, and was now prospecting for a new lead possibly in this country ; but if unsuccessful, he would extend the sphere of his operations to Hakodadi or the new conquests in China. Colonel B. was " A fine, aallow, sublime, sort of Werter-fac'd man, With niustachios that gave (what we read of so oft) The dear Corsair expression, half savage, half soft, As Hyenas in love may be fancied to look." The Colonel had been something in the Mexican war; belonged to the Turkish contingent under Omer Pascha in the Crimea ; was made a Major of Batchi-Bass-hooks (in my country we catch bass in semes,) cot a colonelcy, the Medjidji (I hope the spelling is correct) and his passport, all at one time ; is said to have suc ceeded admirably in hi3 gallantries with the Turkish damsels, having been th-3 first to introduce the Western custom of sitting up" when courting ; he applied for a patent, but received notice of the bowstring and, by proving one alibi, he effected another of himself miuu3 his effects, and arrived via Suez to Bombay sometime last fall. Finding Sir Colin Campbell already in the field, and having made his acquaintance at Iukermau, the Colonel was unwilling to deprive him of the eclat of finishing the Indian revolt, and therefore quietly left for Hongkong and San Francisco, in which latter place he became attracted to the side of Miss Flora X., and consequently made one of a party 44 to visit the is lands.' Yoila the company placed under my charge. Hav ing upset the Colonel's expectations on Miss Flora and mated him for the promenade with the lady of 14 the lint-white locks" and having put the 44 Magna Char ta" in the safe keeping of the Judge, we started for the Court House. For San Francico. Tho schooner Liholiho, Capt. A. Harris, leaves today for San Francisco, taking a mail ; and on Saturday, May 1st, the bark Yankee lenves with another mail. We understand both vessels are fully freighted. Theatricals "We understand that on Wednesday net,2Sth April, Mr. J. F. Rowe receives a complimentary benefit at the R. H. Theatre, when he will be assisted by the Amateur Company of the Vixen. AUCTION SALES. E3f" We understand that the Eurylaus, 50 gun English screw frigate, had been put in commission by the Admiralty, destined for the Pacific Station, and that Prince Alfred goes out in her as a Naval Cadet. ' WINES AND SPIRITS, JUST RECEIVED AND FOR SALE INT J. C. SPALDING, TIIE following choice assortment ex ELIZA ELLA and FAX NY MAJOR'. Cases 1 dozen each, superior Brown Sherry. it J tt u n pale " Octave 14 Quarter casks Duff Gordon 44 Cases old dry Port Wine. 44 Champagne, 1 dozen each. Baskets 44 1 44 44 Puncheons old Jamaica Rum. Bblg. 44 44 44 Octave OUrd, Dupuy A- Co'a Drandy. Quarter casks i.A F. Marteli'a 44 Octaves pure Bowor'aWhiskey. Cases 1 dox. each 44- 44 Kegs Monongehela Whiskey, 10 gals, each. 44 44 15 44 44 Bbls. Bourbon 44 CiiRcs Boker's Bittcrs. Kejrs American Brandy, 10 gala, each. Cases quarts and pints Wolfe's Schiedam Schnapps. Casks of Jeffries Edinburgh strong Ale in stone jurt. For eale at the lowest market prices. Honolulu, March 12th, ISM. 43-tf A. P. EVERETT, Auctioneer. EXCELLENT BUILDING LOT IN NUUANU VALLEY! "ITTILL BE OFFERED AT PUBLIC AUCTION, SATUR- WAV, April 24th. ut 12 o'clock that valuable Building Lot belonging to Mr. Livingston, and situated near Mr. Bartlett's. It contain about one-third of an acre, with near 200 Teet frontage. Terms One-quarter cash and remainder secured by mortgage at 1 per cent, per month, for a period of time to suit purchaser. 50-2 1 ADVERTISEMENTS. Mechanic Engine Co. No. 2. THE M KM REUS OF ABOVE ARE UEREFY uotinVd of their Regular Monthly Drill lhiSAf- L'RDAY afternoon at 4 o'clock. J. S. SMITHIES, Honolulu, April 24, 188. Sec'y, B) Cutljoritih IT HAS PLEASED THE KING, iQ conformity with the Cist Article of the Con stitution and the 7th Article of the Amend ments thereto, approved on the loth Septem. ber, 185(5, to convoke the Legislature to assemble in Honolulu, on Friday, the Hth cf June next. BY ORDER OF THE KING. TO LET. A COTTAGE SITUATED ON RICII- kSvS? ard Street, near Beretania, formerly occupied by t,ie lat UeorKe Friel- This Ctted UP ff with every desirable convenience for a small fami-4-rHL ly. For further particulars enquire at the store of It. McIktvkk, corner of Kins and Fort Streets. 50-tf NOTICE. rjIHE AXMAL MEETING UI' THE STUUK- I holders of the Hawaiian Flour Company, will be held at the Court House in Honolulu, on Monday, the 3d day of May next. at 10 o'clock A. M., for the purpose of electing officers; and transacting other business of the company. It. AKMJIKUMI, 51-2t " President. $1,000 REWARD! 4 REWARD OF OXK THOUSAND DOLLARS will be given fK to any person who will rive such information as will lead to the detection and conviction of the party or parties who robbed the Cuntoni House on or about the 2Sth March last ; and if the money, or any part thereof, is recovered, one-fourth of the same will he pive n to the informant. If the informer was an accomplice :n the robbery, he will be entitled to the above reward, and the Government will guarantee that he will not be prosecuted for the offence. W. C. PARKE, Marshal. Honolulu, 15th April, 1S53. 50-tf SAILS! SAILS!! fOR SALE BY THE UNDERSIGNED, THE 'FOLLOWING JJ Sails, suitable for a vessel of 250 to 300 tons, viz : 1 new TOPSAIL; 1 new FORESAIL; 1 new T. M. STUDDING SAIL; 1 MAIN ROYAL; 1 1 SPANKEK; 1 JIB ; 1 FCRE TOPMAST STAYSAIL; Nearly new. , i ci a i Mi; 1 TOP GALLANTS AIL. ALSO 1 set iron strapped CUTTING-IN BLOCKS, with chain pen dants, complete. (50-tf) B. F. SNOW. FOR SALE, 4 IYIGIIT BAY HORSE, TRAINED TO SAD- r fr t ft l1ir t emnHnmars nrwl hrnL'n tn hrnAca fnn be see u at Dr. Smyth's, Nuuanu street. 50-tf BLACKSM1THING. MESSRS. MUNDAY & KEANE HAVING THE USE OF THE WORKSHOP LATELY OCCU pied by Mr. Weston, beg to inform the public that they have started in the above line of busine?, and hoe if punctuality and ability will be a consideration, to merit a liberal share of pat ronage. Shipwork, Horse-shoeing, Wagon-work, and general Black smithicg done on the most reasonable terms. NATHAN KEANE, 4S-5t JOSEPH MUNDAY. Administrator's Hotice. 4 LL PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE ANY CLAIM ON THE 1 estate of the late Joseph Callai?, late resident of Waimea, Hawaii, deceased intestate, are hereby notified to present their claims to the undersigned for settlement on or before the iOth of June, 1)59, or be barred forever; and all persons who are in debted to said estate are hereby required to liquidate the same on or before the above mentioned date. LORENZO LYONS, Administrator to the estate of John Callais. Waimea, Hawaii, March II, 1S53. 47-13; THE UIXDEIISIGNED OFFERS FOR SALE, AT TIIE LOWEST MARKET RATFS a larpe assortment of Goods recently received from SAN FRANCISCO and LIVERPOOL. Among them are Dry Goods. T.rown cottons, white do, shirting3, white cotton drill, MadapolaniM, fancy drill, printed cords, two-blue prints. Furniture prints, brown drilling, regatta shirt, linen fitting", White, colored and fancy str:j)cd cotton undarshirts, Hickory shirts, laatings, Merino undershirts, children's socks, White and red fiannel, white blankets. Large assortment of linen drills, French merino, Duck and trouserings, superfine broadcloth, medium do do, Embroidered alpacas, do Orleans silk, poncho cloth, K'ubrodered cloth ponchos, monkey jackets, Russell cord coats, Tweed aid other trowsers, women's shoes, assorted, . Men's shoes, crape shawls, Linen cambric handkerchiefs, Silk neckties, felt hats, (assorted), cord, duck trowsers, Ladies' ridin hats, blue flannel jackets, linen drill pants, Ac. Groceries. English pie fruits, pickles, sauces, black pepper, white do, Gingr r, cinnamon, mace, cloves, oatmeal, table salt, sardinca, Capers, dried herbs, Loudon malt vinegar, English brown soap, Ac, Ac. Hardware. Sheet lead, assorted English files, do hollow ware. Sheathing nails, garden chairs, bronze hat stands, Cook's ladles, handsaws, saw-sets, assorted corkscrews. Table knives, forks, carvers and steels, chest locks, Barrel bolts, try pans, anvils, iron whee'bacrows, tin plates, Hoop iron, assorted iron, screw wool press, garden rollers, Iron field gates, hand gates, burnished bits, sail needles, Pump tacks, electro plated ware, forks, spoons, ANCHORS and CHAINS. Liquors. Bottled ale, (a first-rate article), brandy, gin, draught ale, Claret, old Tom, hock, crabapple cider, sherry wine, Champagne, etc. . . Ship Chandlery and Sundries. Fire bricks, blue and white ; saddles, bridles, belts, dairy salt, Liverpool pickling salt, St. Ubes packing do, pipe, Black, yellow and green paint, hemp rope, Manila do, Ileuip canvas, osnaburg, strong wide bagging, wool bags, Blacksmith's coal, carriage and other varniahes. Earthenware. Yellow Lappies, table sets, chamber sets, tea sets, bowls, asstd., Dinner plates, soup do, 6 Inch do, flat dishes, mugs. Metal covered jugs and pitchers, etc., etc. -43-tf ROBERT C. JANION. TO BE SOLD, by public auction, on the New Esplanade, on the 13th of May, Jgjg the leases of ground lots for One Hundred Years, (the rate to be adjusted equitably bi appraisers mutually chosen at the end of every twenty-five years,) of six lots, to be built upon of incombustible materials, ac cording to a plan to he seen at the office ot Mr. It. A. S. Wood, Superintendent of Pub- lie Works. The six lots extend in line from the prem ises of Messrs. James Robinson &. Co., with an esplanade in front of 143 feet wide aJon the margin of which goods can be landed orfl embarked. Purchasers of the ground lots will have t J pay only the rent of each lot, quarterly semi-annually or annually, as may be arran ed on the day of sale; and in the materia and style of their buildings to conform to thJ general plan laid down by the Government which has for its object uniformity in appear ance, the convenience of the public, aai safety from fire. The six lots are of the following dimen sions, viz : 4 lots, each GO feet frontage b 145 feet deep; 2 lots, each 58 feet fronta by 145 feet deep. TO BE SOLD ALSO, on the same da the leases of nine ground lots for the sam period, in rear of the marine lots, and Ijrin between the premises of James Robinson : Co. and Fort Street, the plans and drawing of which can be seen at the ofiice of the Sil perintendent of Public Works, and at t! offices of Messrs. A. P. Everett and J. t Colburn, Auctioneers. L. KAMEHAMEHA, Minister of the Interior. SJBW JkDVEKTISSXSENTS CABINET MAKING. milF. ITXDF.RSIGXED HAVING EXGAGEfl 1 the services of a superior Upholsterer, is now prparf make to order. Sprinz Ueds. Hair. Pula and Hay Matra fpring Lounpes, Ac. Old Sofas, Lounges, Ottoman and Cbtf repaired and re-covered on reasonable teni. Furniture or kinds made to order. Polished Koa, Black Walnut, Pine and Lead Coffins contii on hand and made to order. C. W. FOX, Cabinet Mkr, 51-tf Stewart's Old Stand, Hotel St., near cor. of Far. TATENT SPRING BEDS MADE TO ORDL 51-tf Cabinet Maker, Hotel St WILLIAM BEADLE, FARRIER & GENERAL BLACSSHUI Marine Street, opposite the Flour Mill EST W. B. trusts that his lonjr experience and hi rtill in !inr shoeing, for which he can refer to a larpe number of gts men resident m Honolulu, will ensure Liin a shire oi p patronage. M"1 IN BANKRUPTCY. rpiIE CREDITORS OP J. R. BOND, Aj A. hereby notified that a meeting for choice of assiifaees held at the office of J. P. Griswold, in the Court House on day, the 1st day of May next, at 12 o'clock. J. P. GRISWOLP, THOMAS BltOWX, 51-2t Commissioners in Bankrnptq IN BANKRUPTCY. miiK rni'mmns nt itit. rfTTilWlMi JL are hereby notified that a meetinit will be held at the pi try Office, In the Court House, n Saturday the 8th dj 1 next, between the hours of 12 and 2 o'clock, Tor the pro claims against the estate of the said Bankrupt. A. P. EVERETT. THOMAS BKOWX, Honolulu, April 19, !Si8. Commissioners in Bankrupt 51-3t 9 3 a 1 A f!ATt"RT AfTF! TTfrnST! VOTl SALE. SITPKRIOR CARRIAGE IIDRSE. WF broken in and gentle, for sale. Inquire at this ofiice- 5 JUST RECEIVED. ARECOX BACON, OREGON II.1MS V-T pnaua Hams, xannouui boaters, iwojrna mumj-i California Cheese, New Raisins in half boxes. Fine Currants, French Chocolate, Curry Powder, Chetna Sauce, Scotch Oatmeal, Patent Groats, Patent Barley, Preserred Meats, Preserved Soupt French Green Pea. For sale at 51-tf SAVIDGS Mil