My Wife masl I.
Oh dtr, I wish I wer rich !"
This remark wu extracted from my wife (as an ob-
anaate molar might be extracted by a dentist) by the
erntemplation of a large opening in the toe of little
Persy's stocking, which she had been trying in Tain
to deriM some mode of closing, without destroying
the symmetry of the garment, while a pile of similar
articles, of Tarioos sixes and patterns, lay at her elbow,
as much in need of mending as an old rake's habits.
There they lay, seren pairs of little stockings, while
their seren daily occupants were snngly snoozing in
bed, forgetful of the many weary stitches their little
naa caasea; ana all aronnl, on tables and chairs,
wae scattered a promiacaoos assortment of juvenile
apronsjuod dresses, jackets and breeches, each one
bearing its owner's mark, in the shape of rips and
. Tents. ,
. M I wish I were rich !" repeated my wife.
There was a strength and heartiness in the tone
and manner which left no doubt of ber sincerity, and
in an instant my mind went back some twenty years,
to the time when we had been rich rich in our joung
lore, rich in oar mutual dependence', and rich in the
bright hopes which not only gilded but fairly plated
the future all oxer with twenty-carat plate at least
a together we looked down the lonz vist of cominir
years, fair flowers of joy aroond our feet, ripe fruits
of happiness over our heads, the richest of all riches,
contentment in oar hearts, and flour at only five dol
lars per barrel.
Almost twenty years ago those soft hazel eyes that
now beam with tender, matronly love, first told the
tory of that love wbieh those rosy lips (their bloom
has not yet faded) confirmed; and that fair, round
fcoe, that baa grown fairer and rounder year by year,
first lay npon my breast in maiden trustfulness.
We did not fall in love, nor walk into it, nor glide
into it, bat we took to it by instinct as ducks take to
water, and we were married, with about as definite
an idea of the modes and means of meeting our cur
rent expenses as a raw Irishman has of Egyptian
hieroglyphics, or a charcoal peddler of honesty.
There most be a e-ial Providence which watches
orer tools and yonn mam el people.
In point of wordly possessions we commenced with
nothing, and hare had it CTer since; for, what with
the increased expense of living, and our success in
adding to the census returns, eich year finds us as fir
from the possession of a respectable competency as its
nrertiWiaur. Financially we hare' scrambled along
In a helter-skelter way, tumbling into little puddles
of debt from time to time, with now and then a long
interval of exemption, to be followed by a new tum
ble and a new scramble for safety. Until now, on
this cold Saturday night in January, my wife and I
t!eoxily by our cheerful fire, she with a load of un
nsmding and to-be-mended stockings en her mind,
and I, edensibly reading, trying to solve the great
problem of the relation between supply and demand;
at least, so far as to make mr own weekly supplies
eorer the weekly demands of wife, children, the gro
cer, and the- landlord. And so I sit, buried in
thought, now brghtened by remembrances of early
happiness, and now darkened by shales of unpaid
January bills, which load my desk, making the de
saand for the great stap'e, money, far exceed the sup
ply, thereby, according to our best political econo
mists, enhancing its ralue.
. Meantime my wife, still laboring under the weight
of the stockings, says, for the third time, with in
creased fervor and a slight degree of asperity, as
though demanding a reply,
. Oh dear ! dear ! I wish I were rich."
Riches, my lore, take to themselres wings and
fly away," I replied, with the sir of one who had seen
myriads of tender young dollars put on their pin
feathers, become fully fiedged, and soar away to un
known regions like a flock of wild gese, leaving not
even the smell of money behind.
2 Well, if they do, they must go to roost somewhere,
and I don't see why some of them can't settle here as
well as elsewhere." said my wife, as she commenced
on a rreeh stocking; and then added, with a slight
dash of acidity, "There's no danger of our riches fly
ing away !"
" So, my dear, the wealth of loving hearts, of un
stained consciences, and contented dispositions is a
permanent investment, and not at all prone to aerial
flights. These are your only true riches. With these,
yen are richer than Crcesus ; without them, poor in
deed." That's all rery well, bot that kind of property
don't constitute legal tender. Ton can't pay the gro
cer with consciences and disposition, however pure
and contented. They don't go half so far as prom
ises, fr I've known you to make them last a year.
Bat speaking of the grocer reminds me that I thought
I saw the bottom of the near barrel this morning."
Now I knew in an instant that there wasn't flour
enongh in that barrel to make a homecepathic biscuit,
for I ha 1 had a bint of its condition the day before,
fn the" shape of an inquiry front my wifeV What is
flour worth now ? expressed in a tone intended to
indicate that she had no more interest in the matter
than she bad in the number of statute miles between
the earth and the moon.. i
,l is s pleasant little fiction of herr, that a delicate
hint, in relation to the consumptive economy, falls
r lightly upon the ear of the moneyless than the
; ind simple, though appalling sentiment, " The
w-r barrel is empty;" and she will resort to all
manner of . expedients for . bringing the case to my
mind rather than state it in plain English- In fact,
Ihave sometimes thought of teaching her to say jt in
Spanish, and thus remove a littM of its harshness;
hot aa she had no aptness for any tongue, except her
own, I hare abandoned the idea.
The purchase of a barrel of flour is an event in our
household economy not to be treated lightly. It re
quires preparation and consideration. In the first
place, a certain sum of money is to be provided to
meet the emergency, for whatever latitude the grocer
may allow in minor matters, when you talk to him of
near yoa mast produce the quid pro quo, or there is
The next point to be decided is the selection of the
braod." -This leads to friendly interchange of
views between the beads of the home department,
which always results in my being commissioned to
nurchase the highest priced article in the market,
and a caution to avoid ail attempts at false economy
bf investing in a cheaper quality. In ray younger
days, I once made a purchase or a barrel of second
quality (s the grocer called it.) to see if my wife
woakl know the difference; and I believe I have had
the biscuit that were made from it thrown at me ever
I- Youabooldaeetny wife when shettssitttJ &t the open
ing of tb new barrel, eixi its snowy trewsnres ere
Jiecioeed to her gratified gaze. Smiles dimple her
yicj eheeks, &nd pleasure sparkles in her eyes. How
todariy she lifts each dipperful from its receptacle,
-smiiMW it with the eye of a judge, and pronounces
'U quality with the air of an expert ! And what a
How ot housewifely satisfaction mantles her fair ce,
when the first baking confirms her jadgrnent ! And
r a, dJ by day, she descends deeper ana deeper
lm i i rn ;u.h dtnnerfal. tnavT though it b.
(av " . r r . r- I
stm shade npon her brow, until at lat the flour
'1B1 the smiles and dimples disappear together.
As I sit reading of an evening. I can bear that
weedsa dipper .thumping at the staves or g?nt!y
Soaping the bottom of the turret m it descends in
W.of the wherewithal for the bread of the coming
iiy, and I know that my wife is intimating by these
mui the necessity of a fresh supply as plainly as
'.hcuh she told me in so many words, f ,r she knows
Bat f AM bear every thump. And by-and-by she
oseee in looking as demure as a kitten, and none but
tj, titrated would ever dream that she had an empty
2oor barrel on her mind. Hut the next day brings a
Yeah barrel, fresh smiles and dimples, and a renewed
Repletion of the already attenuated purse. Tie smiles
nd Caoples are always cheap at the price, even if
fcwrr is not. -
I As I meditated on this momentous subject, I could
se b tee knitting of her brow and the increased
( . . . , a t 1 . - ,,
wita Wnien sne appuen oeraeu 10 ncr weeaiy
t!M nrr wife r financial aspiration was still
ig in bet mind, ana xnowiag oy ion; expert-
that confined thoughts, Uke explosive gses,
; Lave vent; and fearing that some more violent
mizht be shot at me, like a pellet from a gun,
I resiled : r
Mlrae, my dear, I know that the grocer will only
BgT-xi with gold or its equivalent, whkh he is
Cnfh fitter calculated to appreciate than purity of
'atention and loftiness of soul, and fortunately for
la h Is much more plentiol in the market, though
Wee enough with us. But for all that we have nn
Jd trcmres. If we did bat know it." . ,
( They must be untold, fur I never heard of them
-'jmm. If waa have such an abundance, I wish yoa
s?are me enough to buy that black silk dress
jm rrotnied me so long ago."
j It t L"jt to be inferred from this remark that my
ts is prcne to extravagance in her tastes or habits,
e is iisium content with plain and modest attire.
m ham never hidden herself in the recesses of a
- "x" ryramid, nor submitted to the modern
J i ll cooperage; fcr, as she playfully
- Abj body can see that I am a tub without
kecked." (She weighs two hundred and
M r-nflii avoiitSapoia.) So unpaid milliner's bills
rl tsr waliing bovrt (nor zmiae) No needy
;rc:ilers rise spin jcJjment against her. Her
zr"i h rch t3 l-ge fc-.our youngest daughter,
-1 -t y ' seer1 designed for use
or- "ad Lrom sty long acquaintance
; : vl t 1 l JCt Ve ks something in
? lrwtiv -'-l. unlike tiose lsi-es who
5 '-'--'i I . i wi Ji ccr ir.Ua than
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if t o tl eravc 5 it dm tj sJ
X i c ' li lixt the i :a ere ssncchts
Vlif 'Or:r:Ti Ofczurtjl nercrs A
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meat, from which, in my own opinion, I always gain
the advantage though I must confess that I am
occasionally overborne by a torrent of words, especi
ally when some friendly neighbor espouses my wife's
Kae ot the question. In each eases 1 beat a nasty
retreatand watch my opportunity for a new attack
npon the poeit'on of the enemy under more favorable
My wife detests flounces, (she is too stout to wear
them,) has no hankering after moire antique,
and only knows of "Honiton" by having seen it
mentioned in our daily paper. To be sure she doesn't
believe all the criticism npon the fashions which she
sees in that paper, and she even goes so far as to say
that she has no idea that the editor himself believes
them. I think she is hardly just to the editor a
rery clever fellow by-the-way, who never meddles
with any thing but politics, except Church matters,
ladies dresses, and fish and who never gets into
trouble as long as he sticks to politics and fish.
But to return to the black silk dress. Some years
ago (I don't care to remember how many,) under the
influence of an excess of affection and a delusion in
regard to my financial prospects, I had made a rash
promise to purchase such an article for her especial
use and adornment; but had coupled the promise
with the Important proviso, " some time." JFe had
previously canvassed the relative merits of calicoes,
cashmeres, silk and satins, and had decided that one
good silk dress was worth half a dozen of any of the
others, not only for its present purpose but as being
more available in its later stages for the decoration
of the young scions of our house, and a sly hint was
thrown out that a spare ' breadth" out of the skirt
might be rery useful in refacing any coat of mine
that might 'stand in need of that operation. The
some time," before alluded to has not yet arrived,
and from present appearances it is as far off as when
the promise was made. Still, it lingers in my wife's
memory, and she occasionally brings it to my mind
among, I fear, many other unfulfilled promises.
" In regard to the dress, you may depend upon
having it "some time," but the treasures of which I
was speaking are not exactly available for that pur
pose at present, I replied ; but I can easily convince
you that we are possessed of them. Are there not
seven rosy-cheeked cherubs (at least you call them
so when they are not in mischief.) now sleeping in
happy unconsciousness of money and its attendant
evils, each one of them worth its weight in gold ?
I've heard you say so many a time. Now at a
moderate estimate they will average fifty pounds
apiece. Even California gold is worth two hundred
dollars a pound. So we have three hundred and fifty
, pounds of cherubs at two hundred dollars a pound,
which, according to' simple multiplication, makes
seventy thousand dollars' worth of those little heaven
ly bodies alone."
Oh ! but it isn't nonsense. There it is, figured
accorling to your own estimate, and a very pretty
little sum it makes to begin the world with. Now,
my dear, what is my love."
This was a poser. My wife looked up in a haze of
blank astonishment as her mind grasped the idea,
and I tremblel for fear she might say nothing,"
and thus overturn the whole ground work of my
theory. Bat as soon as she had swallowed the idea
and mentally digested it, she replied,
Why don t you ask me what the air is worth ?
for I could dispense with one as well as the other."
I thanked my wife fir the compliment, and con
gratulated myself that she had drawn no worse com
parison between my lore and theair; and continued,
" Well, t'len, what do you consider the air worth ?"
I shan't answer any such foolish question ; for, if
you go on with your calculations you'll make us out
"That's what I intend to do; and I think I am
safe in putting down the love at a hundred thousand.
Then, there is my honor, which is worth at least as
much as the lore"
" I're no doubt of it," intermpted my wife
For you wouldn't value the one without the
other. So there you hare the sum total of three items
alone cherubs, seventy thousand; love, a hundred
thousand; and honor as much more, making the
snng sum of more than a quarter of a million of dol
lars, to say nothing of other items that rmpht be
mentioned, and which would perhaps double the
amount, besides cash on hand amounting to one dol
lar and seventeen cents."
I paused here for my wife to appreciate the full
force of my reasoning, (she is a little slow at figures.)
and when she had time to turn the whole subject in
her mind, I asked,
" What have you to say to that ?"
AH I have to say to that," replied my wife, " is,
that I wouldn't advise you to set up a carriage on
the strength of your property. And if I thought we
were worth a quarter of that sum, I wouldn't mend
such a looking stocking at this." Saying which, she
held up the stocking of our eldest girl, minus the
beel and two-thirds of the toe, with a large rent near
the top of the leg.
And then look at that, and that, and that," she
continued, as she successively presented for inspection
the various articles which constitute the juvenile
wardrobe; and I most confess that, seen throngh that
medium, my imposing array of figures seemed scarce
ly large enough to fill one of the smallest rents
among the multitude. Still I fondly hoped that my
calculations had a tendency to raise my wife's spirits,
and I was unwilling that she should sink back into
that slough of darning-needles and yarn. So I con
tinned the subject
Clothes, my dear, especially in the ease of chil
dren, are a mere matter of form, a blind adherence
to the customs of society. If it cost more to wear
shreds and patches than whole garments if rents
and rips could be rendered fashionable, all the world
would be out at elbows. But though society turns
up its nose at last year's fashions though love looks
askance at a seedy lover, and even the Church puts
its ban on the threadbare coat, you and I can jog on
our way regardless of frowns and favors, conscious of
that hidden treasure which gilds and brightens our
"And then, again, compare our condition with
that of our first parents, when they had notice to
quit ' from the Great Landlord, and first commenced
housekeeping on their own account. Their wardrobe
was extremely limited, and I've no doubt Eve would
have been very thankful for a nine-penny calico, and
Adam would not have scorned good satinet, even
though the cut of the garments had been a few
months old. For however rural a fig-leaf suit might
appear, it is not exactly adapted for general use,
especially with the thermometer at zero. And I
don't think that a lady of yonr weight in the com
munity would appear to advantage in that primitive
style of dress."
" Perseverance !"
exclaimed my wife, as she col
ored with indignation at the idea, ami laid down the
last of the stockings, preparatory to seeking her
She never calls me " Perseverance, except when
she is astonished or indignant; and I knew by the
tone of her voice that it would be useless to pursue
the subject at present. So, winding up my argument
and the little wooden clock that graces our m.mtle,
I addressed myself to slumber, while that murmured
aspiration floated on the midnight air from my wife's
" Oh dear ! I wish I were rich !"
PER SHIP FORTCNA,
the following Merchandise, viz .
AND FOR SALE,
BhU Haxall flour.
Bah-s Congress ticks,
- Prime pork,
" Pilot bread.
Casks navy hrnad.
Cases ated crackers,
BhU and kegs old Bourbon
Caar. refined lard.
IU boxes loaf suzar,
Ilf bhls crushed sugar,
Bbls natter, la ken.
Boxes Knglish dairy cheese,
Boxes Knriish dairy cheese,
Ilf bbU .tried apples,
Bart table salt,
Caaes hf-lh lumps tobacco,
Coils Manila whale line.
Cases scarlet flannel shirts,
blue flannel shirts,
denim frocks and over
alls. t rown cottons,
Caaes blue drills,
M Boston denims,
u grem oora,
u smoked herrings,
" raspberry Jam,
44 preservftfl strawberries
BhU cider vinegar.
Cases butter crackers,
44 wine crackers,
44 oyster crackers,
44 soda crackers.
Charcoal Irons, hooks and thimbles.
Sister honks, cotton sail twine, log lines,
Long handled tar brushes,
Topsad sheet shackles, hemp end lines,
Linea Ash Hoes, brass dish candlesticks.
Heavy gate hinges, bags shot.
Riding saddles, seamen's stoat brogans.
Kegs iron sheathing nails.
Roils sheet lead, ke-i boat nails.
Coils worm line, bees' wax.
Coils houscline and marline,
American ensigns, whalers' cutting-fatlJ,
Coils ratline, nests Ilingham burketa,
Kegs cut nails, Wikler's iron safes,
Bhts pitch, bhls tar.
10, 12, 16, 17. IS, 22 fcet oars.
Cans Itapont's powder.
Kegs cannon powder,
II ant's handled axes,
No. 3 Roger William stoves,
No. 4 Roger William stoves.
No. 4 camboxses.
Fancy regatta shirts,
White drillinr pants.
White Marseilles vests.
White drill frocks.
Bale blue flannel,
Cases blue cottons,
44 blue prints,
" 44 pink prints,
44 orange prints,
44 Suffolk bleached drills,
Boxes crn starch,
Kegs split peas.
Cases Skilton cheese,
Tor sale by
J. C. 5PALDIXO.
jSsVand MASONIC R EQ A LI A, constantly on hand, such as
Royal Arch, M. M.'s, P. O.'s,
Kncampment, c. kc , Ac
Military goods of sU kinds can he furnished to order.
Apply to C. A. At H. F. POOR.
s Aft .fa BBLS.W.1IMEA PICKLED BEEF,
9 J U la Liverpool and Turks' Island salt, and warranted
to keep two years la any climate. For sate by
6 A. J. CARTVTRIG1TT.
ASH AND HICKORY PLANK
HACKFELD k CO.
OIL. .71 A TV & CO.,
A RR NOW RECEIVING, PER LATE Alt'
KIVALS, a large stock of
Which they offer for sale at lowest prices.
New Pilot Bread, New Navy Bread,
Eastern Floor, California Floor.
Corn meal, American new Beef,
Rice, American mess Fork -
Of different brands, warranted.
No. 1 brown sugar, yo.2 brown sugar,
No. I molasaees, lilac tea, green tea,
Preserved peaches. Preserved quinces,
American butter, Pres'ed pie fruits,
&ona coffee and Hilo coGee,
Ass'd meats, clams,
Cases crackers, oysters, corn, peas, etc, etc.
Fresh Island-crown beans, lame fiat "lima." beans.
Small white "home" beans, long speckled " California'' beans.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
Heavy leather boots, do brogans, fine boots, lined brogans,
Half boots, fine brogans, buckskins, slippers, Ac
PAINTS, OIL, Ace.
Pure white lead, No. 1 do, black paint, green do.
Prussian blue, chrome yellow, verdigris, linseed oil,
Bright varnish, black do, copal do, spirits turpentine.
Coal tar, lamp black, paint brushes, sash tool brushes,
Assorted numbers cotton duck, heavy Raven's duck.
Light Raven's duck.
An assortment of fine clothing, pants, shirts, socks, cravats.
under shirts, handkerchiefs, Ac
Lances, harpoons, gig irons, one-flued irous,
Bomb lances, whaling guns, Ac.
A constant supply of new Irish potatoes, new sweet potatoes,
onions, pumpkins, always on hand in shipping season, and sup
plied at snort notice.
IT Totrether with a general and full assortment of merchan
dise usually found in a Ship Chandlery establishment.
Lahaina Sept. 24. 90-tf
CAPT. ROBERT BROWS
WHALING CUX, PATENT BOMB LANCES
AND GUN HARPOONS.
FTEK SKVERAL TEARS LABOR AND
L exiierimenting upon whales, on the whaling ground, with
his apparatus, combined with the ad vantages of being a practical
whaleman, the Patentee has been enabled to obtain an instru
ment iu form of a Bomb Lance, which for utility and effective
ness cannot be excelled.
The utteution of Agents and Officers of whale-ships is called
to the following testimonials.
San Francisco, January 10, 1958.
Caft. R. Brows Sir. 1 take this opportunity to inform
you that we used those Bomb Lances we bought of you, and
found them to be of great neefit in capturing whales araouxst
The first whal- tL:.t we i-d the Bomb Lance on was killed
In the following manner The boat went alongside of the whale
and the bnat-steerer fired a Bomb into him ai:d then fastened to
him with a gig iron : the Bomb was heard to explode, and the
whale did not blow after the Bomb exploded. The utmve-men-tioiH'd
whale was in the ice, and it is our opinion that we should
not have got that whale and many others that we did get, if it
lud not been (or your Bomb Lances, and we fully recommend
them to the attention of those titling out whale ships.
Tuojias Wall, Master bark Georye.
HoxoLrxr, March 17, 1S56.
Capt. Robkrt Bkowx My dear Sir.- I used your Bomb
Lances in taking a whale, north, the )utt season, which made
250 bbU. of oil. We never could have taken him without said
Lances, as our boats could not get near enough to use the com
mon hand lance.
G. L. Cox, Master whule-bliip Majnolia.
IlosoLrxr, Mtreh 15, 1856.
Capt. Rvibbkt I'.aowx Drnr Sir .- I take this opportunity
to inform yon that I used your Bombs on the voyage in the ship
Herald, anil found them effective in takinjr wli.iles. and would
recommend them to all whalemen, ami especially around the ice.
I also used the harpoon ami got most of the whales by your
(ins ami apparatus.
Laac Allkx, Master ship Urrald.
Other testimonials can be seen by calling on the undersigned.
Agents, who have tle Guns, Bumh Lances and Harpoons for
14-tf R. COAUV & CO., Honolulu.
To the O Truer-, and I'rrnoas intcrratrd In
Whalcships in ihc Pacific Ocean.
Orrtcx or run Pasama Rail-Road Covfavv,
Xkw Yonx, Julv 20. 1307.
The Panama Rnil-Uad Company takes this method
of informing those interewiod in the Whaling busi
ness, of the a.lrantacs oftrrcd by the Railroad
across the Isthmus of Panama, tor the shipment of
Oil from the Picine to the I'nited States, and for sending out
fits and snpplk-s from th United States to Panama..
The Railroad has Korn In regular and suTessful operation for
more than two years, and Its cajmoity for tle trans)ortauon of
every dt-acription of nierrhnndiSH, including Oil, Provisions, &c,
has been fully tcsUM. Th attention f several Captains of
whalmhlps has recently been turned to the subject of shipping
their oil from Panama to New York during the present season,
and the Panama Rail-Road Company has made arrangements
to afford every facility which may be required for the accom
plishment of this imp-rttaiit object. A P3or, 450 feet lone, has
been built in the bay of Panama, to the end of which Frlvrht
Cars are run to receive curgocs from liirhters or vessels lying
alongside, and deliver the same alonraiile of vessels at Aspin
wall. Ye.-sels of from 200 to .'500 tons can lie at the Pier with
safety, grounding in the rand nt low water.
The vessels to and from Aspinwall are fast-sailing bries, be
longing to the Raii-Road Company, and the Company is pre
pared to receive oil a. ranama ami lcurer it in ew nru
under through Bill mf fndinv at the rate of seven
cents per gallon, if received at the Pier, and eight cents per inil
Inn if received in the harbor from ship's tackles, charging for
the capacity of the casks, without allowing for wantage. For
whalelione, one and one-half cents per pound. This charge
covers every expense from Panama to New York, in case
the oil is sent through the Superintendent or Commercial Agent
of the Panama Rail-Road Company, insurance excepted. The
freights may be mada payable on the Isthmus or in New York
at the option of tlie shipier.
The vessels of the Company sail remilarly semi-monthly, and
the average passages to and from Aspinwail are about twenty to
twenty-five days. The time occupied in crossing the Ishmus is
four hours. Oil, during its transit across the Isthmus, will he
covered with canvas, or conveyed in covered cars, and owners
may be assured that every care will be taken to prevent leakatre.
Several cargoes have already been conveyed to New York with
out the slightest loss.
Oil or other goods consigned for transportation to the Super
intendent or the Panama Kail-Road Company, or to YV illiam
Xrlasi, Commercial A (rent of the Company at Panama, will
be received and forwarded with the greatest despatch.
TT Frederic L. Hanks has been appointed Agent at Hono
lulu, Sandwich Islands, and is prepared to furnish every requisite
information to shippers.
J03. F. JOY, Secretary
Fskdebic L. Haxks,
Agent Panama it. R. Co.. Honolulu S. I. 64-12m
P AV HALES II I PS AXD OTHER VES
SELS. Wood of superior quality can be had at Koloa at
to per cord : fresh beef at 4 cents tier fb ; sh- p, at $3 per head t
and goats at $1 50 head. Also at the port of llanalei, wood and
beef can be had at the same rate. The Harbor of Ilanalci is on
the North West side of the island, and has Hiife and good an
chorage in from 6 to 10 fathoms of water. Woixl and beef may
also be had at Nawiliwili at the same rate as above. Also ituLs
and vegetables oT various kinds can be procured at all the above
XT Wood always on hand at the beach in quantities to suit
purchasers. (01-tf) UKOKCiE CIIARMAN.
IRISH POTATOES !
Kavrnihac or Honolulu.
XV, I AC V, of Kawalhae, Hawaii, Is prepared
to furnish at his new wharves, the celebrated
Kawaihae Ptto-ji, at the lowest rates, or at Honolulu, through
Mr. J. II. Cole, Capt. Berrill, of schooner Mary, or Mr. O. C.
XT Private families will do well to leave their orders with
either of the above parties. 73-tf
To Whalemen !
Wm M ACT. Successor to Macy & Spencer, would
respectfully solicit the same patronage enjoyed by
the old firm at the established Depot for Whalemen's Supplies,
at Kawaihae, Hawaii, where will he found at all times a good
supply of ifrrr. Mwttstn. Park, foal I rr. aud also
the celebrated Kawaihae Potatoes,
The alxive articles can be furnished at the lowest rates, ar.d In
quicker time than at any other port at the Islands. All beef
sold by me will be warranted to keep In any climate.
XT No charge made on Inter-island exchange.
72-tf O. W. MACY.
TO SEAMEN AMD STRANGERS.
T'll K Undersigned is prepared to receive moneys, or valua
ble articles of small bulk, on deposit In his vault In the Post
Office Buikling. (formerly occupied by the Hawaiian Government
as the Treasury.) These vaults are considered fireproof, and are
safer than any other in Honolulu. Strangers visiting the Islands,
ana seamen or officers going to sea, and wuntng to deposit coin,
valuable papers, or other articles, during their absence, will find
this deposit an accommodation to them. When sums of money
are left lor a term of twelve months, or longer, they can be in
vested or not, at the option of the depositor, and Interest on the
deposit secured. A receipt will be given for all sums or valua
bles deposited. II. M. WHITNEY.
Honolulu, Oct. 1857. 7Mf
CC. BRAND'S WHALING GUNS, Jimm. 1
C. C. Brand's Bomb Lances, No. 1 ;
Do do do do No. 2.
Greener's Whaling Guns;
Io lances and Harpoons.
84-tf For sale by A. J. CARTWRIGnT.
A CHOICE SELECTION OF
ERRS. WINES AND SPIRITS Consisting
partly of the following articles, will bo found at tho stora
RHODES, near the Post Office t
( ham pa me, of different orandst
Hocks, of superior quality;
jnuternes, of superior quality!
Fine Sherries; fine Port:
Bitters, various brands;
Clarets, of various brands an 1 qualities;
All the favorite brands of Ate. in pints and quarts;
Brandy, Gin and Uooongahela Whisky, iu large or small
Absvnthe: JT X Rom. kc to. 73-tf
ANCHORS AND CHAINS.
WfEW ENGLISH ANCHORS, FROM lOOO
IM to K00 pounds;
New Kng" " "tod and Shackle Chain Cables, 1 1-18 to 1 inafaj
For sale by A. J. CARTWKIGHT.
C. Ij. RICnARDS & CO.
OFFER FOR SALE A COMPLETE AS--SORTJdENT
Crockery Ate 1
Kegs mackerel, boxes codfish, boxes tobacco,
Boxes raisins, boxes soap, boxes candles,
. ,' Boxes Bristol brick, vermicelli, macarrooi,
Bbls eld cider vinegar, cases assorted syrups,
Cases green com, sausage meat, mince pie meat, -Cases
Lobster, ritspberry jam, quinces.
Cases strawberry Jam, cranberry join.
Cases apple marmalade, peaches, currant jelly.
Cases strained honey, apple sauce, French capers;
Csea cheese, tomatoes, tomato ketchup, .
Cases pepper sauce, assorted sauces,
Kegs split peas, white beans.
Kegs eastern butter, cranberries,
Bags buckwheat, Genessee Cour,
Tins Uaxall Hour,
Boxes smoked salmon, herring, table salt, '
Boxes saleratus, soda, cream tartar.
Boxes ground pepper, allspice, cloves.-
Boxes cassia, ginger, mustard.
Half bbls dried apples, crushed sugar, brown sugar,
Baskets olive oil drums figs, Carolina rice,
Cases water, soda, butter and sugar crackers.
Cases ginger snaps, Jenny Llnd cakes,
Cases brandy peaches, brandy cherries,-
Cases assorted pie fruits, assorted meats,
Cases oysters, pickles, sardines, prunes.
Chests tea, kegs pickles,
Cases yeast powders, pineapple, whortleberries!
Cans botied linseed oil, .
Prussian blue, .
Casks composition nails,
Coils Manila rope, ass'd sizes,
Kegs Kngllsh white lead,
American whit lead
Boxes litharge, '
Bbls bright varnish.
Bbls coal tar.
Casks cut nails,
seizing stuff, A
Iteep sea lines,
Cotton canvas, .
Bbls navy bread.
Octaves fine brandy, In bond;
Kegs old Sacerac brandy, in bond;
Kegs Otard, Dupuy & Co. brandy, In bond; '
Bbls old Monongahela whisky, in bond;
Bbls old Magnolia whisky, iu bond;
Kegs old Magnolia whisky, in bond;
Kegs old Bourbon whisky, In bond ;
Cases Geneva gin, in bond;
Fine Port wine, expressly for family use;
Fine Sherry, Fine Sauterne,
Fine Claret, Fine Hock;
Cases ale and porter. Bitters,
Baskets champaene, Demijohns &c, &c , ic.
Honolulu, Oct. 16, 1367. 68 tf
THE UI)ERSICEI) would respectfully announce
to the inhabitants of Honolulu and the public generally,
that he has taken the rooms formerly occupied by Mr. Benson,
over the Priuting Office of the Commercial Advertiser, where he
Is now prepared to take
PICTURES ON GLASS AND PAPER,
Knwn as the Patent Ambrutypes and Photographs.
Having recently arrived from tha United States, with good
Instruments ami a new and extensive assortment of stock, he
feels conllder.t that he can give entire satisfaction to those who
favor him with iheir patronage.
N. B. Pictures put up in a VARIETY OF STYLES, to suit
XT ROOMS OPEN from 9, A. M. to 12, M., and from 1
4S-tf W. F. HOWLAND.
HONOLULU ROYAL A R I'll CHAPTER,
UNDER DISPENSATION OF THE
GENERAL GRAND CHAPTER OF
UNITE 1) STATES OF AMERICA,
Will hold the Regular Meeting on the thinl Thursday of
every -mouth, at the Hall of the Lodge,
de l'Oc panic"
Honolulu, Sept. 8.
A. F. & A. M.
I,E PROGRES 1E TOCEANIE
LOOUE, No. 124, under the jurisdiction of the Su
preme Council of the Grand Central Liwle of France,
working in the ancient Scntrh Rite, holds its regular
meetings on the Wednesday nearest thd full moon of each
month, at the old Lod;e K .iu King street.
XT Visiting brethren resiectfully invited to attend.
August li. 60-tt II. SKA, Secretary. -
GRIXHA17M S& CO. have just opened, at their new
store, corner of F.rt and Mtrchiint streets, the most com
plete assortment of new and
Ever imported to these islands. Tlie assortment comprises
all the most recent styles of
CLOTHING. HATS, SHOES, Jtc
Together with every description of
GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS.
Our friends and the public are Invited to call and examine
A. S. GltlNBAL'M,
Otf M. S. GR1NBACM.
H. HACKFELD & CO,
OFFKR FOR SALE Kx Jenny Ford' and others,
0,0O0 scantling, ;4, 10.000 scuntiing, 3x,
S0.000 scantling, 3x3, 7,000 scantling, 4x4,
4,000 scantling, 46, 7,tXW scantling 5x5,
1,1 too scantlim.', 6vt, 14.000 scantlmir, 2x.l,
2.000 scantling, 2x4, l'J,OUO scantling, 2x0,
1,000 plank, 3x8 2,000 plunk, 3x,
20,000 plank, 3x10,
Windows, 7x9, Windows, 8x10.
71-if Masts and Spurs, nil sires.
PER SHIP HARRIET AND JESSIE
Cases fresh oysters, 1-lh cans,
Frenh codfish, 2-tb isms,
Fresh lobsters, 2-lb cans.
Baskets champagne, extra qnnliJy,
For sale bv
Honolulu. August 12, 1S57. 69-tf
PALE AND GULDEN SHERRIES AND
JUST RECEIVED, per J.1J,from Tuke, nolds
worth li Co., London, an Invoice of London b Hileil genuine
"Vino Srco de- Xrrn tl lu Froiitrra."
ALSO, on hand, a small quantity of the well-known genuine
from the same London House, for sale by
41 tf EO. HOr'FSCHLAKGl'.U & BTAl'ENnORST.
PIANOS I PIANOS! PIANOS!
F THE CELEBRATED MANUFAC
CHICKERING & CO.,
RAVEN, BACON & CO. and
NUNNS & CLARK.
The undersigned can furnish superior toned instruments of
the above makers, through Mrr. Itmlijer Si Liudeu
brrger, Slk Ac.kxts for the Paciiic coast.
Plans and styles can be seen at our office Onli-rs solicited.
6t5-tf C. A. k II. F. POOR.
rMIE SU1JSCRIBER IS CONSTANTLY
JL receiving, from the manufacturers direct, the best qualities
and "No. 1"
White lead, ground In the best boiled Euglish nil, and is an
thorised to coutract at lower prices than the prusent market
J. C. SPALDING.
Honol ulru June 9, 1857. 50-tf
THE BEST BRANDS OF CHESAPEAKE
Oysters constantly on hand, viz : IIamblm, Uakkk tc Co's
and LKBaro's. Lell run's are warranted superior to any in the
market. For sale by 81-tT) C. A. k II. F. POOR.
SUGAR, SYRUPS AND MOLASSES,
ROM THE SEW CROP, FROM THE
For sale by (36-tf) II. HACKFELD & Co.
GREY MERINO UNDERSHIRTS.
AtpiREY MERINO UNDERSHIRTS AND
Ui" Drawers for sale low by
C. A. It n. F. POOR.
ENAMELED SHOES AND GAITERS.
ASES ENAMELED SHOESl ...
do. Gaiters Just receivea sna lor
C. A. 11. POOR.
COPV-BOOKK, WITH AND WITHOUT
copies; Fabcr's pencils, black and red crayons, steel pens.
India rubber, French tissue paper, etc. etc,
For sale by
IL M. WHITNEY.
TUNE SUPER LARGE FORCE PUMP,
Vr Hose and Couplings, complete.
For sale by
CHAS. BREWER, 2d.
For sale by
CHAS. BREWER, 2d.
For sale iy
CHAS. BREWER, 2r.
CLOTHING FOR SALE. The undersigned have
always on hand an assortment of Oerman made Clothing
Coats Cloaks, aud Pants of different styles.
July 1, 1-tf TON HOLT HETTCK.
TEN TIERCES BOSTON SUGAR-CURED
, For sale bv
61-tf CHAS. BREWER, to.
CJETTS OF COTTAGE FURNITURE,
jfor sale oy
CHAS. BREWER, 2d.
OIL C ASKS 1600
hand and Cur sale by
BBLS. OIL CASKS ON
- 0-f) J. A. BURIMCK
: B. W.
OFFERS FOR SALE; AT HIS STORE,
A VERY EXTENSIVE AND
CONSISTING OF A
EARTHEN WARE, .
PAINTS AND OILS,
AN ASSORTMENT OF:
Goat Skins. Hides,
PURCHASED AT THE HIGHEST RATES
J. 0. SPALDING.
THE HIGHEST MARKET PRICE will be
allowed by the subscriber for clean
SALTED BULLOCK HIDES,
delivered at his premises in Fort-street.
454f CHAS. BREWER, 2u.
TJOl'GHT AS BEFORE. AT
EST CASH MARKET PRICE, by
KRULL & MOLL.
GE.A2iir:iis Jkuiy dutchehs,
A TT EXTIOX 1 The undersig.ed offers the highest cash
2m. market rates for the above articles, deliverable at liouolulu
or auy of the pons of the Inlands.
Without interest, will be made to those who desire, and con
tracts will be made for any length of lime.
E. P. ADAM 8.
45 Office corner of Queen and Kaahumanu sts., up stairs.
KiTSOiY & H1UT,
WINES AND SPIRITS,
AT THK OLD WINE STORE, under A. 1
Everett's Auction Rooms, oiler for sale :
Brandy In kegs nd barrels;
Brandy, Coiled Vineyard Proprietors;
Ui Aiidy, Sazerac; f
Ruin iu kegs;
Jamaica Hum in cases;
Genuine old Scotch whiwky, in 1 dor cases;
Moiioiiirnhcht whisky, iu barrels and kegs,
Fiue old MonouKabula whisky, in one dog cases,
Hollands riu in cues;
Schcidatu j;in in cases;
Wolfe's SchciiUuu schnapps;
ll.tsieiu r'g bitters;
Clarets of different brands;
. tn!it'!rue; .
C'bamimgne, pirts and quarts, different brands;
Slierriei, pale aud brown;
Fine old urt;
Byarftt' ami other brands of ale;
Ship Stor-s, Qity free. 37
PER SHIP "JOHX GILPIN," AND FOR
SALE UX i. C. SPALIHSO
10, li, 13, In, 17, 18, 21, 23, 23,21 feet OARS?
Boxes chumiMuine cider ;
Boxes preserved meats, assorted, in 21SV tin,
Boxes preserved clams, in lib tins ;
Boxes preserved oysters, In lib tins ;
Boxes preserved mince meat, in 21b tint
BHls. Carollua rice
BMs, Vinegar ;
Tierces Hams :
Bid, old Bourbon whisky ;
Cases sj)irits of turpentine ;
Casts alcohol, in tins ;
Kegs pure ground lead j
Cases blue sheetings ;
Cajes paints, vir. : Prussian bluei chrome yellow,
Clirume Kreen Vermillion red, French hliuS;
lldlli pump and ringing leather,
liouolulu, Aug. 25, lSd7. '
rvIIE UNIERS1GNED OFFERS FOR SALE
per 44 ELIZA & ELLA," from B ton, the following splen-
did assortment of Stationery, Blank lWtks, and -nrmture,
3, 4, 5 and d quire Journals, various bindings
3, 4, 5 and 6 quire Ledgers, do do;
3, 4, 5 and 6 quire Record Books;
.'I, 4, 5 and 0 quire 1);y Books;
3. 4. 5 aud 6 quire Log Books;
Assorted cargo hooks; Assorted tuck mem. books;
do tuck diaries and almanacs, for 1S58;
do writing books, with and without copies;
do cap ledger inuices; assorted letter book;
200 reams letter, cap and note paper;
10 do bill and account current pajier;
100,1X10 buff and white envelopes, of all sizes;
2.000 parchment and cloth envelopes, of all Sizes;
A great variety of blank notes, drafts and bills of lading;
Bowd itch's Navigator; Expeditious Calculator;
Nautical Almanac, for 1859; 100 gross sted jiens;
fiutta percha ens a new article; copying brushes;
Assorted red tape; red, fancy and black sealing wax; f
B.xes assorted gummed seals; patent Ink erasers; : - .
Patent pencil sharpeners; patent traveling ink stands;
Flat, round and octagon rulers; tin cash trays;
Luliin's, Kahtr's and Rolls' lend pencils; tin wafer cups;
25 gross red. blue and black inks; assorted copying inks;
Assorted portfolio, choice article; assorted ivory paper folders;
do pen holders, various patterns; pen racks; letter dips;
do jmper weights; assorted inkstands; thermometers?
do moitlcd and plain linen twine;
do slates, small toy and school;
do lmnker.-' wallets, for notes ami bills;
A few Kross of real Allutta pens; ladies' small sized letter paper;
Italian office desk hones; camel hair pencils, etc., etc.
g(f XI. 31. Jlll-Xi-l.
1TER JOHN GILPIN FROM BOSTON,
JL to arrive :
Aided brown cotton, do denims, do bed-ticking,
Hales blue drill and blue cotton, cs linen-bosom shirts,
White an1 blue cotton thread, kip brogans, goat do,
r"iir broir-ina. women's shoes, asstd blank books. Ac-
Patent charcoal irons, pfclm leaf hats, out nails, white lead,
Hoileii linseed oil, spirits of turpeiitiue, celestial blue,
Chrome green and clirome yellow, Prussian blue.
Shoe blacking, dried apples, ch--'se, bams, water crackers.
Loaf and crushed siuiar, soda and butter crackers,
ttoxes raisins, do tobacco, etc., etc., etc.
62-tf For sale by H- IIACKFELD.
PRUNES. 1 GLASSES ASH BOI'lLES.
Sardines in i and i loxes.
Stearine Candles, Salad Oil, rtcrmjonns megar,
Assorted Pickles, Mustard, Pie Fruits,
Capers, Peppermint Loienges, Rocks and Drops,
Picnic Biscuits, JUaccaronl, Singapore black Pepper,
Hao, iu bottl-s, Swiss Cheese,
Westphalia Hams, Sausages.
For sale by
62tf II. HACKFELD & CO.
-m -v-v-a ROLLS HOUSE PAPER variou
J. t LI VF patterns and styles.
Rolls bordering, cord and tassels.
Window shades and brackets, picture cords.
Feather dusters, curtain pins, Ac, Ac.
For sale by x
e5tf A. P. EVERETT.
II. C. GRAIIAH,
COOPER AND G AUGER.
rjIIE OVERSIGNED having recently purchased the
I Co. Dcriiire formerly occupied by C. II. Butler, corner of
Queen and Fort streets, is now preimred to execute with dispatch
all orders that he may be favored witn attneaoove named place
or at his Old Stand, opposite tlie "Royal Hotel. "
Ship Agents awl Masters are respectfully invited to call and
examine his large and det iraHe assortment of Casks. Barrels,
Ji. B. (000 barrels casks on hand ana for sue on tne most,
reasonable terms. . 69-tf
SinPSMITlI AND GENERAL BLACKSMITII,
imrOULD RETURN HIS THANKS FOR
T former patronage received while at his old shop, oppo
site the Custom House, and at the same time notify Shipmasters
and the public generally, that he has taken the stand adjoining
aiessrs. mass & tJSVES. entpwngnis, formerly occuptea oy
Captain Brown, where he is prepared to execute all kinds of I
work in his line on the most reasonable terms, in a workman- I
like manner, ami with dispatch. . 7o-tf
WM. MAXWELL having this day purchased the
interest of U. Hauley in tie above establishment, wilt con
tinue the buslnins under the same style In the same locality on
King street, opiswlte the new store of J. T. WaterhoMse, where
he will endeavor to give satisfaction to those who may favor htm
with their custom. -
Ji. B. Attention will be paid to the selection of stock, so that
the best quality of meat may be relied on. ' , . I
XT Orders punctually attended to, and delivered to any part I
of the city within two miles, rree of extra cnarge. i-tl.
ROOKING STOVES AND OKI! CABOOS22.I
KEGS HIDE POISON.
For sale by
. CUAS. BRETTZ
ON FORT AND MERCHANT STREETS,
WELL SELECTED STOCK OF
LARGE ASSORTMENT OF
:n aval stores.
;; : carts:
BAY, mLO, HAWAII,
-srs -wnw Rr.rr.iriVB. per LATE ARRI-
JL vals. and will eontiuus to be supplied with a larga- stock of
... y -- ' GROCERIES, c.
Which he offers for sale at the lowest prices.
COSSTASTLV OS HASO :
Navy and pilot bread. Eastern flour.
Hawaiian flour, . American beef,
American pork, Hawaiian pork.
Brown and white sugar. Crackers, ass'd.
Haws tian beef, ditferent brands, Peaa, corn, beans.
Syrup and molasses Preserved meats,-
Oysters and dams, coffee, tea, rice, dried beans, Preserved fruits,
Boots and Shoes.
Heavy boots anu broirans, lined brogans, calf boots,
Oxford ties, buckskins, nippers. Ale-, 4c
A complete assortment of fine and heavy Clothing, such as
Pants, sacks, linen and cotton shirts, undershirts,
Socks, cravats, handkerchiefs, woolen trowsers,
Woolen shirts, hickory shirts, pea jackets, drawers,
Denim frocks and overalls, Guernsey frocks,
Scotch caps, mittens, Ac, 4c, kc.
Duck, Cordage, dec.
Assorted numbers of cotton duck.
Assorted sizes of Manila and hemp cordage, .
Whale line, spun yarn, worm line,
Heavy and lipht raven's duck,
Hemp canvas, hemp and cotton twice,
House!) ne, marline, oakum.
Bail needles and palms.
Beeswax, kc. Ac
Also, Yellow Metal and Composition Nails.
Paints, Oils, &c.
Pure lead, extra and No. 1 ; black, green, yellow and red paints
Celestial green and blue,
Linseed oil, 4
Bright and copal varnish,
ml oil. .
Anchors and chains, boat anchors, anerwr stocV;' iroh"TRles
Oars and paddles, timber and boards, pulu muttressen,
Firewood, cut and wroucht nails, tobacco,
Cigars, pines, soap, vlnejjar, butter,
Cheese, nick I. s, hams, lard,
Also, a complete assortment of
Dry CoodsCrockery an4Llgya
and tE At T7?a W"f ?, Wooden
ware, Hardware, &c. .
A constant supply of Irish and Sweet Pels tstea and
Fresh Beef always on hand during the Shipping Season,
and supplied at short notice,
X. B. ArranoremenU have been made for one or more vese!i
to take freight from this port for the fall of 1S53. 82-100
TOBACCO, CIGARS AND SNUFFS
STEW A R O respectfully informs his friends, and tha
public genenillv, that he has now on hand an extensive
assortment of the above articles, all of the choicest brands.
He will always have on sale as complete a stock a is procurable
in the market. He offers the following articles, all of tlie first
qu-ility, on reasonable terms:
Be1 rALo Chips,
J. Patrick- & Co.'s Diamoito P-,
Lkt Her Rip,
jVASILA CtOARS, Nf. 2, TWIST BVDS,
JIavanna Cioa!s, is rascr boxes
Fasct Pi pbs, kc, kc
A sencral n,orltnrnt of Grotcrriew.
XT Hotel Street, near the French Hotel. 53-tf
Ij umber ! JL umber !
A T THE
OLD LUMBER TARD Just
ceired, ex Fortuna, the best assortment of Eastern Luni
ber ever imported, consisting of
15,000 feet assorted white oak plank, for Ship Carpenters'
and vriieeiwriiihts' use.
20.000 feet white pine sheathing hoards, I Inch thick.
15.000 feet yellow pine li to 1J inch plank, for heading and
20,000 feet Pennsylvania white pine boards, parallel widths,
Dinned on one side.
6,000 feet Pennsylvania white pine shelving, planed on both
4:1,000 feet assorted dimension plank, li to 2 inch.
100.000 best Aroostuk shaved cedar shingles.
25,000 best lathi.
And a variety of building maUrials.
C. U. LKWERri, Lumber Merchant.
67 Fort street.
BOOKS ! !
3 BIR1" from Boston
1000 Parker's Primers,
600 do. Word Builders,
100 do. First Reader,
100 Price's .Spelling Book,
250 Monteiih's First Lessons in Geography.
200 do. Manual of do.
100 McN ally's Geography,
100 Davie's Primary Arithmetic,
60 Parker's Juvenile Philosophy, .
20 do. First Lessons In Philosophy,
Clark's Elements of Drawing.
Lardner's Steam Engine,
Fulton & Eastman's Bonk Keeping,
Juvenile Choir by Bradbury, ss
Lectures on Arts and Scieuoes,
Plymouth Coll. Hymns and Tunes,
Siilimau's Travels in Europe, 2 vols.
240 H. M. WHITNEY.
Doors, Window Sash, Blinds
TO ARRIVE PER ELIZA & ELLA,"
OsTasTa. DOORS, assorted sixes, with mouldings and
J y 1 raised panel.
. 50 Saah Door, assorted sizes.
300 pair Window Saah, assorted size.
230 lo Bliad, with aud without swivels,
Selected exnreaslv for this market, and for sale 1H
87-tf GEOIl jS. HOWE.
Lumber, consisting of
Half Inch M.
luiiig, a superior article for House and
Cabin lininir. Jr
White PjrVorked Partition Boards.
Wiilltin Boards, Shingles, LaUis, and a general assort.
mei'TI BL ILUI.Xi MATERIALS, seldctcl by the undersigned
C. U. LEWERS.
IIAfwS ! !
rrnnE undersigned is prepared to
W. purchase Rags, in any quantity, in trad or for cask.
For clean and picked white cotton or linen rags, 3 cents per
pound will be paid. F t colored cotton or Unen rags, 2 cent
per pound. 3io rags will be purchased unless wen cleaned and
merchantable. Woolen racs not wanted. Persons residing on
the other Islands, can send rag bales to Honolulu by schoon
er, consigned to the subscriber, and care will be taken of their
packages. 165-78 IL M. WHITNEY.
ALL THE POPULAR EDITIONS Of THIS
valuable text book fur sale, viz: School, High School, L'ni
versitv. Counting House, octavo and quarto editions.
89-tf i For sale by H. M. WHTTXEY.
Storage for 400 to a 00 tons heavy or
light goods, on the premises of the undersigned
44 B. F. SNOYT.
ALM OF THOUSAND FLOWERS-
For sale by
J. M. SMITH k CO-
TO-tf Corner of Fort and Hotel streets.
f OG BOOKS. Memorandum Books, Ac
A large assort-
sl mentiust receivea, and Kff sale by
HAWAIIAN P II RASE BOOKS
R SALE BY THE DOZEN. r SINGLE
$4 per dosen t eO cents per (opr.
H. M. WHITNEY.
For sale by
GLASSES, fur sate t
i for sale, by
VESSELS, HARBORS AND CUSTOMsr
PORTS OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
TESSELS ARRIVING OFF A PORT
, W Entry to tnak the usual marina sijrnal, (Enslra . i 1
A the Pore,) if they wants lalot. ' w Jack
The pilot will approach vessels on the windward side. ant
sent the health oertinrate to be signed by the eapUio. If 1Z"
set is free from contagion, the captain will hoist the white flaVT
otherwise he will hoist the yellow flatf, and obey the drreeSoni
of the pilot and health officer. . ""wions
The commanding officer of any merchant vessel, immediate!,
after her nival at either of the legalised ports of entry shall
make known to the collector of customs tlie bosinen diwu which
Mid vessel has come to this port, tarnish bias with a list of Iwr
pjsseiigers. and deliver him, under oath, a fall, true and perlfe
manifest of the cargo with which said vessel u laden, which
manifest shall contain an account of the packages, with their
marks, number, contents and quantities, aloe the names of the
importers or consignees. When any such officer shall fall to
perform any or all of the acts above mentioned within forty
eight hours after his arrival. h shall be subject to a fine not ex.
needing one thousand dollar. He shall also, within the time
above mentioned, deliver, under oath, a list of all stores en
board at the time of her arrival, under penalty of forfeiture, sad
fine of one hundred dollars.
Masters of wbaUng vessels shall enter their vessels at the eoU
. lector's office within forty-eight hoars after their- arrival at
either of the ports of entry, and previous to discharging or ship
ping any seamen, or taking off any supplies or stores, under t
penalty of not less than ten or more than one hundred dollars.
They shall also, within the time above stated rarrrish a list aw
ail wines and spirits on board at stores, and a manifest of
cargo and freight, except the prod uoe of their ntheWsssia
ootfit, provisions and furniture of their vessel, under pemw
forfeiting all such stores, cargo and freight as are not on the i
of stores or manifest, and a fine of one hundred dollars. I
Before landing baggage, a permit for the same must be
tatned from the collector, and no permit can be granted until I
requisite passenger list has been furnished by the captain.
Masters of vessels allowing baggage to b landed before not
pllance with the laws, are subject to a fine of fire hundred do 1st
The coll ector, at his discretion, and at toe expense of the ve
el, may provide an officer to be present on board daring h
discharge, to sn peri n tend the disembarkation, and see that r
other or greater amount of merchandise be landed than la f
forth in the permit. (
Vessels having spirits, wines, or any other merchandise
board, subject to a duty exceeding five per cent; ad valoree
receiving such articles on board, are liable to Lav sn off
board, who shall receive the sum of two dollars and fift.
per diem, and also food and lodging at the expense nt the w
The following are the only ports of entry In this kingdom,
for vessels of all descriptions, Honolulu. ( Oaho.) Lahains.f Ma. ( I
Hilo, Kealakealraaand Kawaihae, (Hawaii.) and Kolo,(Kiu ' I
and for whalers and vessels of war only, Hanalei, (Kauai.) )
x ne porx cnarges are as muows :
At Honolulu Pilotage one dollar per font each way. or r
pilotage if no pilot is employed i health certificate one do
buoys, two dollars t harbor master, three dollars ; clearane
dollar ; pilot fir anchoring a vessel outside, which does sx
ter the harbor, ten dollars. 'I
At lAnalna. Boarding omeer. five dollars t lights, en
lar ; canal, (if used,) two dollars t clearance, one dollar, i
At mho. miotage. health certiflcate and clearance the
as at nonolula. , - i
At Kealnkeakua. Brmrdlng oflieer. f?S ; clears noe, $1.
At Kawaihae, (Hawaii,) and Koloa, (Kauai.) the same a
Kealakeakua. ... ,;, .
All charges for buoys and boardingoffloer. mustbenald at t.
collector's office before lading, nn! i ling or transhipping any ca
go or passengers, snipping or discharging any crow.
Hiwailan vessels, whether llcenseil as coasters or otherwise. If
engaged in foreign trade, are liable to the same charges and rty
stnc.tions as foreign vessels.
Whale ships are allowed to land goods to the value of two hun.
area dollars free of amy.
Products of the whale fishery may be transhipped free of anv
chanre except for entry and permit. If sold or entered and
landed In bone", for expi-rt, they are liable to duty of on per
cent, on value by estimate.
The permits granted to whalers do not include the sale or dig.
position of spirituous liquors.
Any mast'T of a whaleshfp who shall fail to produce his per
tnit when cailfsl for. 'hall be liable to a fine of not less than ten,
or more than fifty dollars, be imposed by the collector.
Before ohtntnut a clearance fir a vessel, the master Is re.
quired topwarTtbe collector with a manifest of all carm in-
evnnrten, a manifest of all stores taken from bond.
tiTftiir transhipped from other vessels, a list of the n:ime and srxes
or an pnsseneers wno are to leave toe gunroom in nw vessel, and
pay all le?al charges at the harbor master's office and the col.
it ctor.s office.
Every captain of a vessel who shall convey out of this king
dom as a passenger, any person to whom the passport act ap
plies, who shall not be provided with a passport from the minis
ter of foreign relations or collector of customs, shall, f t every
uch person, be liable to a fine of fifty dollars, and for all the
debts and ohHgsttans which snch passenger rrmv have left nn.
In this kingdom, and the vessel shall be liable to attach'
and sale to pay the same. -. , .
;ei having cargo on board Intended for a forefm port,
or spirits itivsZSyr stores, may not touch at a place not a port
of sntrv, without a ,ermit from a collector.
Masters of vessels are requested to leave their clearances on
board with the officer In command, for the guidance of the pilot.
Oil. whalebone, or any other article of merchandise, landed or
transhipped without a permit, is liable to seixnre and confiscation.
Vessels landing goods npon which the duties hare not been
paid, are liable to seizure and confiscation.
If any person commit an offi-nse on shore, and escape on
board a vessel. It shall be the duty of the commanding officer of
snch vessel to surrender the suspected or culprit person to any
oHoer of the police who demands his surrender on the produc
tion of a legal warrant.
All sailors found ashire- at Lahaina after the heating of the
drum, or p.t Honolulu after the ringinir of the ten o'clock bell, ant
subject to apprehension and a fine of two dollars.
Shipmasters mnst give notice to the harbor master of the de
sertion of any of their sailors within torty-elght hours, under a
penalty of one hundred dollars.
ForMsn lumen are not allowed to be discharged at any of tha
ports of these Islands, except at Honolulu, Lahaina and Hilo,
and at these ports only with the written consent of the harbor
Honolulu. Lahaina and Hilo, are the only ports at which na
tive seamen are allowed to be shipped and discharged, and at.
those places only before the agent for shipping native seamen.
No spirits or other merchandise shall be entered In bond either
for consumption or re-exportation at any of the ports of this
kingdom except Honolulu, Lahaina and Hilo, and no spirits or
wines liable to a duty higher than five per cent, ad val orem,
shill be so entered at Hilo.
The rates of duties on merchandise landed in this kingdom srs
as follows i
On brandy, gin, arrack, wines, ale, porter and all other dis
tilled or fermented spirituous liquors of any description, not ex
ceeding 65 per cent, nor less than 27 per cent, of alcohol, five
dollnrs per gallon. Bo. exceeding 65 per cent, of alcohol, tei
dollars per gallon. To. exceeding IS per cent, and not exceed
ing 27 per cent, of alcohol, one dollar per gallon. Do. not exceed
ing 18 per cent, of alcohol, five per cent, ad valorem.
On sugars, molasses, syrups of sugars, and coffee, the product
of any country with which tills government has no existing
treaty, as follows :
Two cents per pound on sugars, ten cents per gallon on mo
lasses and syrups of surars, three cents per pound on coffee.
On all other merchandise five per cent, ad valorem.
On merchandise transhipped from one vessel to another, a
transit duty of one per cent, ad valorem.
Any vessel taking away a prisoner from the Islands, Is liable
to a line of five hundred dollars.
Any captain or other officer of a foreign vessel who shall,
without complying with the requirements of the law, carry away
out of the jurisdiction of this government, any native subjecbsv.
thereof, Is liable to a fine of five hundred dollars. w
Rapid riding ii the streets is prohibited under a permlty of $5. j
The hours for landing goods or other articles, are VVen 7 ,
o'clock, A. M., and 6 o'clock, P. M-, on all days except Si- vs -
and national holydays.
Office hours at the custom hoase and other public offleen
very day (except Sundays and national holydays) from f
o'clock, A. 51., until 4 o'clock, P. M.
fiMPel-V?? 1 I
V0 ens' I
lonaleiii- , t I
wanted, aTl ' A
main. V Vh
Vessels arriving from San Francisco, or other forei
and having a mail for Honnlu'it, will hoist the nation;
the fere, if a pilot Is wanted ; hut if a pilot Is not wanted.
sei Tl a T 111' suen a cinil will innsv inv ciiiitii bv hit. uiniii. ;j
Messrs. Morgan, Stone A Co., San Ifraociseo, are the author. '.
lied mail agents fir the Hawaiian Government. and vessek,,-;,
leaving that port for Honolulu, are requested to inform them -Tl ?j
mc (Hue 01 llieir ucrjfni mio.
Harbor Rrw illation orilowolwln
Vessds anchoring outside of the reef off FlonolulasriT change
their anchirage, when requested to do so hytbjsvroiir master or
either of the commissioned pilots. VejKfterinj the harbor jt
to be anchored in the place desigc iMsrl y the harbor master orj.
his assistant, ami moved frtjn-eViiichorage to another as b 4,
may direct, and none eeiilwaiian coasting vessels of less :
than fifty tons burtlici iTvessels under c-nnmand of a pilot ' ,
or officer for the miseof leaving port, to quit their anchorage
without the wri" permission of the harbor mst r.
The harbor !vt r his assistant, or any pilot, while reroov-
Ini 4mir- one anch'irage or mooring to another, my
Jther vessel or to anv warn or wharf : and anr
he same, cnttins away or casting off tht warp
is name to tne penalty stated oeiow. aim ir.e irtas-
esponsible for the s:.roe. All vessels wlt.iin Uic liirlior
hen so rwmestoj bv the harlior master or Ws assistant,
own their stream cwbh-s and oilier fastenings.
vessels entering the harbor shall, if so reU sted by tlie
master, or either of the iil;U. ris in their jib, flying jib
and spanker booms, and top their lower and topsail yards, itu
lrt twenty-four hours after anchoring within the harbor, and in
all cases'before attempting to come alongside of, or make rairi to
either of the docks or wharves, aud keep them rigged iti and
topped until within twenty-four Ivmrs of their leaving the har
bor, Dd uaul removing from any wharf or oock.
iso n tcli. tar. resiu or oil strill be heate! on iwarrt m any ves
sel within the harbor ; but all such combustible ankles shall be
heated on shore, or In a boat, or on a raft at a re&oriatle Uislaiios
from any vessel. 11
Any person who shall throw or cause to be tnrown into tne- ai.
harlior, or leave or cause to be left ujxm the shr-rea thereof, any . s.
dead animal, sliall be liable to be apprehended and fined as
Stated below. -. '.
Anv vessel takinir on board or discharging bailast shall have a .
tarpaulin properly stretched and spread to prevent any from
falling into the water. xul 1
ITor each violaUon of either or (W'roregningnaroorreguiauons,
tlie person violating is liable to a fi!ie,notexceeriing$100.
If a nilot conduct a vessel to anchorage off the isirt of Hono
lulu, and be not detained on board from the necessities of the ves
sel, longer than twenty-four hours, he is entitled to receive $10,
anrl 1 r, KaI.K atiH if ttutalnmt An tvutM lonreT
thn twenty-four hours, $S per diem for each subsequent dny jfjf
detention. Should a vessel thus anchored wilnout tne nsroorfr
arterwartls enter, the a nc borage fees above namea win ne re
mittal, and the usual pilotage and health fees only exacted.
The pilots sball bring tne vessels wmcn tney may nreciii
of fully within the harbor, (within the inner buoy, unless other
wis directed by the harbor master.) and anchor them in a suit
able and convenient ptace.
The harbor master shall hoanl all foreign vessels, and Hnwai
tan vessels from foreign ports, as soon as possible after tbey hart
entered the harbor, direct them where and how to moor or make
fast, see that the commanding officer has the printed port rero
lations. and receive a list of passengers, to be delivered at the
Collector generaf s office
He is entitled to collect lor snch services, from eacn
three dollars in addition to the amount paid him tor labor,
boats and warps In moving and making fast such vessel ; and B
Miwiirfli iWaltml nn luanl mora than tWO hour at any time.
to recti ve at the rate of one dollar per hour for such xtra dftrn- ,
tion $ and for each time that be may be called npon l"
vessel after having once moored her pr prrly.he is entitled tors
ceive tne same pay as m ine nrsc inatance. ,
Anv rurrson who shall throw stones or otner runmsn
from a vessel at anchor In the harbor of Honolulu, win be nan
to a fine of $100. , . .
Sbobb Boats. Any boat plying for hire tn u """J
Tlni .it., .hoth.. Mntilnvnl in eitrf if Ing bassenrers or
without being licensed, is liable to f.irfeltnre.
Everv nassenirer hiring a licensed 44 shore ooai
carry with him 100 lbs. of luggage or goons, u
charge : and for all extra luggage or goods, he shall
ding to agreement with the owner or tne boat.
All the boats of hire for time are entitled to eh
oassencer for the first boor, one dollar i and for try
in hour fifty.oertte. . J I tT.grs
All boaU hired by distance are etinoea m r rgv
eenu for every passenger to and from any e' fitPrv pla
the Inner harbor or buov. off abreast the sh' Asni ot J i .
son A Co. ; fifty oentt to and fr.wn any pis witwn ine
harbor, that Is between the buoy otr acvear ne !'-
!. of the chsnnel -
Robinson A Co., and abreast of the wes
' noltia '
tlirouzn line reeti ana oneaousr toane j .he
of the buoy abreaH cf the westerly: of the "Ii,
boat to remain r- U oases at tliff pfn .. imii - .ta
not exceeding f .n mlnut-s wttiotrt iKkmal .ee
it should he detr-ined alongside vessel or '-"'
over fifteen minutes, then the owtier f ntHledtocnurpv'-
ftre cents ft very t.Tewn sninntes r. .urh netui""-
Uocsslahs, Jasmary, lj.. r..
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