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TTEDltESDAT. SEPTEMBER 14, 1850.
iC f assr MOMrf considerable Isaportance,
aa it oas Uta fetor eiMMKW prosperit of oar Wands.
rrted by mm that it ia difficult to procars
i to work on ear plantation, aad that aa there Is do
BtuspsU of resort setae ajsio,had to the importation of Cool Is
Ittoui, ear piamaUoos aad other agricultural Interests cannot
i iaereaat to any pal extent. Laborers ia every branch of In
4osry are aa absolute necessity. Hitherto, cor whaling inter
s have not sosered from any seareity, and we hare been able
bbbsi not only oar ova whaling and coasting fleets, bat also
pare aB the seamen called for toe foreign whalers, at the nsuR
wages. Ia this branch there has been no' scarcity, aad we are
1 - - - sjalta as confident that there will be none in other branches.
Tere are oa this l land alone Urge numbers of able-bodied men
--.'.1-. ViUmst steady employ stent, who, if satisfied as to their wares,
are ready to engage as laborers on oar plantations. In fact, we
hare heard it staled that natives about Honolulu in some eases
. i -. i arc starring tar want cf esnplojnvent. Their mode of Bring on,
- rather bearing their Bring from, their more industrious rela
tives, prevents foreigners seeing and bearing more of the destitu
tion that actually exists.
Bat a fcw weeks ago, the agents here of one of the Chinese
plantation at Ililo, engaged some thirty or more hearty laborers,
at from Ore to six dollars per month, for a term of two years,
they to he furnished with tenements. An sgent of one of the
foreis-n plantations oa that island, also, made a similar shipment
v ' . ' of bhorers by the last packet thither on similar terms, and we
are assured that no difficulty exists in procuring all the laborers
wanted. And where plantations are eoudoeted with judicious
aamcnoent of Ibm satire laborers, U is probbr that no trvuUe
can , arise in -the question of labor. Indeed, it is likely that
twenty new plantations could be supplied with all the workmen
The p-tst week has exhibited some of the activity of our re
tarninf busy season. Arrivals have been frequent, and the bar
ker has assumed it autumnal aspect. Two whalers arrived at
this port both with small fares and meagre reports from the
Kodiaek groond. Their reports will be found under our marine
I r " r ; r Cp lAit evening, no further arrivals at Lahaina or Hilo had
occurred. Two whalers are reported aa in the channel yester
day bound ia, and will probably arrive to-day.
The clipper ship Fifing Eagle arrived from San Francisco
oa the 10th, with a fcw days later intelligence. She comes seek-
lag freight and will probably load oil or take up a guano cbar
jwx," ter.
The Baduga, bow discharging cargo, win proceed to HUo in a
few days, there to load oQ and bone for the United States.
we notice that our contemporary ia busy opening up a new
branch of trade, and Investigating the market value of whale
skaletnna, which in the "refined state," are said to be worth
omewhere about 1400 per ton ! It seems strange that some of
or whalemen don't Jump at the opening, and secure their for
tune ia this new business, instead of making strrnwsy, blubber
x aarvey was held yesterday oa the whaling bark Caroline
ef Grace port, but the surveyors came to no conclusion in regard
teher. They ordered her cargo to be discharged, when the tur
rry win be resumad. She ia aa eld ship, bait about 1828. and
la fjoor condition. The probability is that she win be condemn
ed as uoaea worthy.
SAIT FRAyCISCO MARKETS.
Oar market advices by the Flfi9 Eagt are to the 20th of
" Flocb Domestic $6 0 $7; Hasan 19 M.
Scsaa McRarr Merrill sold at aoctioo on the 28th, 4000
mats 8. 1, dark at 4 40 O $i 80. SOO half barrels do at $4 74
"f 9 9 SO, The latter figure may be quoted as the cash price
for best quality.
NouatB-The same Arm sold at auction 123 bbts at 32c t
'- 44 kens do at 1Ac. Alan, 44 barrels 8. I. syrup at 4Te being
- - mn advance oa but previous quotations.
SaLT S tone bay salt sold on 2A for $13 60.
- . ' Oats Sas at $1 44 & SI 64 f 100 Ih.
.- ' Baarrr $1 29 0 1 24 loo lb. '
k- - - tr sToe (rih lie; sweet, dull at 2Jc
' riir fairs of dear $20; mess $19.
Corrta McRoer A MerriC sold 14 bags 8. 1, at auction oa
Itth, at 13c fair qootatioo 14c
Prix ttk at 14 lie.
LATEST DATES, receives! at I hi Oaaee.
' Ban Francisco. Aug. 27
Panama, S. O. July 30
- slew Vers, (papers) ...Aug. 1
- trsrgrapbic, Aug. 3
- Tahiti. July 4
London, (papers).... July 3
telegraphic,. .July 23
Paris. .July 23
Hongkong...... Way 14
Melbourne, Vic May 14
Skip' Mavilo.
.. .
' 9am S Faaatiscu So vessel up.
Fob Bilo per Kahuna, Thursday.
Fob KaWAUlaa per Kaiama. Thursday.
Fob Laaaixa per Kaiama, Thursday.
pout or zzoxroZsTjisTj. xx. z.
ARRIVALS.
Sept. 8 Sen Moikeiki, HsU, fm Kshului, with island produce.
, 9 8eh Motokai, fm Molokai, with island produce.
10 rch iiirgarrt, Kikeke, fm Kauai, with island produce.
; - .20 trench sloop of war Constanttoe, Capt. Majooreaux,
, , 37 days from Puota Arenas.
. f JO Ass dipper sh Flying Eagle, Bates, 13 days fm San
Francisco.
11 Sch Kxeet, fm Kauai, with island produce and 26
deck passengers.
U Am wh t'k t aroHne, Poo Us, fm the Kodiaek 240
bbh. 2.000 lbs bone.
t 2:''
11 Am wh bk Union, Hedges, fm the Kodiaek with 210
barrels.
' '- li Am bark en tine Jenny Ford, Moore, fmTeekalet, with
lumhrr fur HackfeM Uo.
.. . 12 Am clipprr sh Kor'weiter. Savery, 16ds fm San Fran
cisco, bound to Singapore, passed the port without
- " - " stopping. She was spoken by the sen Kaiama in
the uahtt channel.
13 gcB lfjunii Antonio, fm Kauai, with 3 Chinamen, 40
natives, and bringing 2 horses, 8 bogs, 0 cords
wood, c, Ac.
" , 13 Sch Kahuna, Barras, fm Ililo, with island produce.
i ' 13 Sen (ueen. fm Kuloa. with island produce.
13 flch Maria, M4teno, from Mauai.
; i - . " .
' . DEPARTURES.
fwpC 8 Am wh sh Franklyn 2d, Uowland, for the California
f i Am wh sh Tahmarno, Robinson, for the New Zealand
cTQfcing ground.
Bch Maria, Mirftenn, for Lahaina.
Sch Manuokawai, Uolpini, for Kobala and Hana.
rich Kaiama, for Kauai.
13 Sr-h Margaret, Kiueke, for Kauai.
13 ch Moikeike, Hall, Kahului.
13 Bch Kaluna, Antonio, 6 Kauai.
' 13 Am sh Felix, Wintxer, for Uiogkong.
MEMORANDA.
tlsSpskeaar Ilearsl fr-wass sy Bk Carwllwe.
Whole voy.
620 sp 600 wh
Season.
30
120
1 wh.
noth'g.
noth'g.
notb'g.
noth'g.
noth'g.
80
200
126
3 wh.
4 wh.
4 wh.
1 wh.
660
Hay 31 8k Jireh Swift, Earl, SB,
' June 2 Sh Sharon, Swift, FU,
- Jobs 2 f h Montreal, Boole, N B,
- June 2 Bk George, SUva, SB.
? Jusm 10 Bk Architect, F'uh. S L,
Jttaa 10 Sh Union, Hedges, SH,
460 wh
1300 wh
600 wh
70 sp 80 wh
j Jam-10 8b Woj Oiflbrd, Baker, SB,
June 10 Sh 3 England, Hempsfid, SL,
Jane 10 Rambler, Willis. SB,
1800 wh
. . Jose tO Bk Harmony, Kelly, Hon,
Jly 13 Sh Tahmaroo, Robinson, SB,
'Jsiy 13 Cynthia, Sherman, Hon,
. , . Sitj 13 BenJ Morgan, Sissoa. XL,
, July 14 Wna Wirt, Oabora, SB.
July 13 Ocean, Clark,
' Aug. Tamerlane, Wiaslow, SB, 80 sp 650 wh
IX Cape Pontius of bark Coretae, reports : May 6, spoke
his Julian, Wineger, who reports having spoken. May 6, ship
t - - Arab, Qrlnaen, of F. H-, with jib-boom, foretopmast, and main
isf gsnsiiliiisst gone, having pitched them off while lying to ia
" a gaw of wind from E. X. E. Capt. Wineger furnished him
with spars. There were about tea boats lost ia the same gale.
Bark Caroline lost one.
May 14, spoke bark Fortune, Lester, with jib-boota and fore
teypHantmaat gone, having pitched them off while lying o in
a gale May 13. Caroline, of Green port, lost another boat, stove
bulwarks, aad leaking very bad. A number of other ships lost
hoats at the same tim.
' XT Barkentine Jtnnj f"ers Moore, 22 days from Teekalet,
experienced very light K. aad 8. E. winds most part of the pas-'
ear. Left at Teekalet the Amcncaa ship Arab, loading for
Sydney, the bark Friendship, tor Baa, Francisco, and Danish
f s , for CaUao.
- CrT AT Baa. Capt. Moore, of the barkentine Jenny Trr4,
exerts that on the 27lh Aagnst, lax. 36 deg. 19 mln loog. 104
drj. 22 atisL, noticed, as be went oa deck to take his obeerva
. 3 tsoa, A CJe before aooo. a smoke so the horison, and called the
mail if till BisTT 1- 1- - . thought that it
waa probably a whaler trying eat. The smoke appearing to be
ef Ighftsr enter than that of whalers, Capt. Moore concluded
l Us eosvM, and bore dowa for the vessel, reaching the
; if P. M. It proved to be a targe British snip, oa
Are, with everything gone but her mainmsst and part of her
Alii Imsassl Ber hall was oa fife from bow to stern. About
aae ssOe la wladwara. eame across the sh'p's long boat, which
sraa aansasnj large, si ear 38 fret in length. It had a water
harrej and coat pass ia the stern, and appeared to have teea de
sartad, the ere prabaity aaricg keeo picked up by arme ves
aef a fcw hours before. The wreck lay ia the track of ship
bauod to Saa iVaociaco, The boat was secured and brought to
this port. The bark sailed arooatl tbe wrack, but eoold tee no
earns of any persons oa or about her. A part of her stern was
tmrat oft, hot the fotvrwing letters could be distinguished, "F0K
XSt M0S OO W." Tbe ship waa probably the Forest
i of Glasgow, bound toSaa Francisco. She waa burnt
' ts the water's edge. It being nearly dark aad squally
r, did ant attempt fc board ber. -When last seen tbe
aasiearea to iacrease. -
- - Coaaac-noav-The statement made a week or two since la tbe
MmiIiiJ sBstBiasiati. that fliteea cattle died ea board the Jen
ay Font r-i ber K b, to Tfetoria, was tocorrect. Capt Moor
l a shat QtMf three atf."" loose trom injnnes reenvea
I gsing on board. -
. TCSn-3 I3T POUT SBPTs 14,
H. V M. a iaoa Crsastaarlnr, Pa Majouraaax.
1 rlLbarkt ces, rasoa, repairing. , '
J asr. hark iJohx FettJaca, sUscharginf cargo.
- - 1 jsavsrlan bar 1 Cofii sasnn-
-t.r l- -t: ,1 t, t jchargiaf cargo.
.'J r l ' ,;v t .f.. K-
IMPOttTS.
Fbom Borros. raa Kaacca, Barr,
8 C Psmon -8 es mdae.
af-
W f Alexander 1 omntbaa.
C Brewer, 2d 2 two horse power machines, 1 bx billiard ap
paratus.
F II Treadway 1 bx mdse. -D
B Lyman 1 melodeoa.
J H liobson 1 cs, 1 tin bx mdse. .
T Spencer 1 bbl sugar. 1 bx. 1 cs mdse;
W A Aldricfa 16 bxs lard, 60 hf bbls snrar, S bxs sago, 40 hf
nxs eaodles, 1 bx nuts, 1 cs cheese, 1 cs saleraiis, 6 bbls rice,
32 cs, 16 bales. 1 roll. 1 bndl. 1 truss, 13 bales, '. pkgs mdse.
Oilman A Co 3 tcs hams, 1 cs cheese, 20 bx. codfish, I cs
salt, 3 bbls rice, 1 cs prunes, 6 es tobacco, 6 cs crackers, 60 bxs
cider, 1 cs chocolate, 1 cs raisins, 8 bbls vinegar, 3 casks, 1 bndl,
12 bxs mdse.
Order 17 stoves, 4 bxs and 1 crate mdse, IOC bbls provis
ions. 60 do flour, 100 coils cordage.
K Hoffman 1M bxs, 10 bndls, 6 casks. 1 hf bndl, 1 keg mdse.
J C Sfialding (5 rs cottons 2 bales and 4 cs mdse, 10 tcs
hams, 1400 bxs soap, 100 kegs powder, 48 bxs mdse. 1 cask do,
8 cs powder.
Castle Cooke 17 bxs anise, 1 trunk do, I pkg do, 1 bell,
wheel and frame.
U llackfcld 10 bxs preserved meats, 12 bxs mdse. 74 bndls
do, 49 cs do, 246 pkr du, 14 bales do, 1 cs duck, 24 bolts do.
140 bndls iron, 0 casks wine, 4 do sine, S plow skeletons, 1 bndl
handle, 0 do beams, 142 bndls. 2329 shook s.
C Brewer 2,1102 cs md se, 647 kegs do, 31 hales do, 15 tcs do,
I crate do, 1 bndl do, 4 casks do, 3 cs tobacco, 60 bxs soap, 4 cs
powder, 3 do twine, 6 do P. L. bats, 20 do boots and shoes, 1 cs
blocks, 20 bbls vinevar. 1 cs nutmegs, 4 bxs salad cream, 1 cask
batter, 1 cs cheese, 61 bxs preserved meats, 34 casks bread, 11
pipes do, 34 bndls do, 60 cs flour, 70 bales gunny bags, 30 hhds
coal, 24 casks do, 8 cs saddlery. 14 bndls papers. 4 cs stationery,
24 do yellow metal, 24 kegs nails, 0 bales bars, 00 hf bbls suzar,
114 blls beef, 3 cs gUss ware, 3 pkgs carriage, 20 stoves, 20 cs
store furniture, 1 bndl do, 8 bbls soils ash ami wbiting, 4 hf bbls
paint stuffs, 1 bx do, 49 cs do, 8 kegs do. 6 kegs white lead, 2
hales corks, 24 bbls tar. 30 do resin, 10 do pitch, 3 cs drills, 6
bales denims, 3 do sheeting, 3 do burlaps, 4 do wick, 2 cs hair,'
28 bxs boots and shoes, 10 bxs P. L- hats, 4 rolls carpet. 200
nests trunks, 2 es shuts, 9 pea horse cart, 3 bbls bungs, 22 bndls
iron, 110 bars do, 17 cs covered buckets. 34 bndls new oil
shocks, 9 casks heads and hoops. 2 cs bird, 1 bndl hoes, 10 cs
C. 8. irons. & rs saddles, 3 rolls lead, 39 cs hardware, 1 cask
sine, 1 cs whips, 2 cabooses, 2 cs furniture, 4 bndls shovels and
spades. 120 casks nails and spikes. 63 pkgs cordage, 60 qr bxs
soap, 64 pkgs agricultural implements, 2 rolls leather, 4 cs
glassware, 2 pair bellows. 4 bndls shafts and whifiletrees. 1 bndl
cross bars, 1 cs twine, 9 cs shins, 178 kegs, 849 bndls snooks, 1
whaleboat, 100 kegs powder. 4 bxs do, 80 bndls clapboards, 30
bxs preserves, 40 kits snd 20 hf kits mdse, 20 hf bxs dried
apples, lOrasks rice. 79. kegs ana 300 bndl staves, 4 cs cider.
V M Weston 1 hx mdse.
O E Beckwitb 1 bx. 1 coil, 3 cs mdse, 4 ox yokes, 12 bndls
hoes. 7 plow skeletons, 1 bx, 2 pkgs bedstead.
E P Bond 4 rs mbc.
B Pitman 140 bb!s beef and pork, 2 cs lard, 2 do bams, 34
casks bread, 6 cs crackers. 9 casks flour, 6 cs meal, 12 kits
mackerel, 1 cs herrings, 6 bxs codfish, 6 hf bxs dried apples, 1
cs raisins, 1 hf pkg figs, 2 hags pep'per, 3 kegs peas, 1 cask cur
rants, i bbls vinegar, 1 cs chfolatc, 1 r-'J hunting, 1 cask but
ter, 1 cs cheese. 2 do saddles, 101 kegs white lead, 2 bbls and
8 hf bMs oil, 11 cs paint stuff, 0 hf bbls varnish, 3 bbls tar. 3 hf
bbls whiting, 2 bbls chalk, 6 bxs cordial, 13 bxs syrups, 1 cs
ats. a cs twine, a bndls brooms, 4 do pails, 4 racks or buckets.
oars, 12 cs hardware, 64 do nails, 27 do hoots and shoes, 2
whaletttiafs- 1& bbls ljr a An main, ft rin nith. ft rm Arw nrnfi 1 I
cs mdse. iso bndis clapboards, 37 bxs" preserv a, io hf bbls
. A 1. .1 1 i 1 AO -J . 1 I . 1
B Peck 13 bxs, 1 bale, 1 trunks mdse, 1 piano.
Faoit Tcixalct, rca-JixxY Ford, Birr. 1L
H Hackfeld A Co 100.234 ft timber and pickets. 281 M shin
gles, 141 masts and spars, 30 pair blinds.
J anion, Ureen A Co 1 bndl shocks.
EXPORTS.
For II oseaoxo per Felix, Sept. 136 bxs specie, 16 pkgs
copper and metal. 31 flasks quicksiver, 62 bales fungus. 19
nndls, 1 bx sbeatbing metal, 44 cs mass 264 cs claret. 16 do
sherry. 100 do cherry cordial, 344 docognac. 71 do liquors, 07
do syrups, 14 do ahsyntbe. 4 doa gin. Value foreign produce.
318,443 87; dnmostic produce, $1,392.
VrsMsrl Es axe lea) Owns Ferix Parts.
Am. clip, sh Golden Eagle, Luce, to sail from San Francisco the
middle of September.
Am ship Aspasia, Sisson, from San Francisco, to sail Aug. 30.
Am. bark Yankee, lovett, to sail from San Francisco early In
ceptemner, due here iwh to ZOlh.
Am. ship Ocean Express. Willis, from San FraiaMseo. on her
way to Jarvis lland to load guano, to sail about Aug 80.
Ilaw. sen Kinonle, Foss, from a guano expedition, due about
August 30th. -Am
bark Washington Allstnn, , from Boston, sailed June.
22. with assnrtrd merchandise to Cbas. Brewer 2d.
Am. ship Josiah Bradley, Dunbar, from Boston, to sail Slay 10,
assorted cargo to J. C Fpaldmg.
Am. ship Si am. Rice, from Boston, sailed May 8th, with cargo
whalemen's stores to C. A. Williams A Co.
Am ' ark Mooeka, Hamilton, fm Baton (via Tahiti.) sailed April
19, part of her cargo assl'd mdse to B F. Snow.
A ship is expected fm Il-mgkonr in July, with asst'd cargo of
Manila and China goods to Hackfeld A Co.
Brit bark liumphr y Nelson, Chellerd. fm Liverpool, to sail
A pro 25. asst'd cargo to Janion, Green A Co.
Brit ship Umetaa, , fm London, sailed April 27, aait'd
cargo to agent Hudson's Bay Co.
PASSENGERS.
r-DRETCX.
From TrecsLrr per Jenny Ford. Sept. 11 Mr Wm Brown.
For Hoxgxoso per Felix, Sept. 13 Mr Murray.
COAST wis a.
For f ABAtxa per Moi. Sept. 7 Mrs C B Andrews and child.
Dr White, wife and child, W O Needham, O Miller, Mr Wiegins.
For LARAt!Cs per Maria, Sept. 8 Ilia Majesty the King. II
Seilson. G D Oilman, and a number of dee passengers.
From Hilo per Kaiama. Sept. 13 -T II Iavies. T B Ross.R
Love, L Millins, Iko. Apai. Achunr. and 60 on deck.
For KarAi per Kaluna, Sept. 12 Rev Mr Armstrong.
From LAnAiXA per Maria, Sept. 13 C O Hopkins.
DIED.
In Honolulu, September 13, J. W. Hollaxd, sged 60 years.
He was a native of tbe United States, but bad resided at those
islands for many years.
SPECIAL. NOTICE.
The " Gmmercial Advertiser" will be
published during the fall season, or till December
31, every Wednesday and Satcrdat.
THE PACIFIC
Commercial Advertiser.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14.
Ramaaissrs ia tbe Ilawaiiam Ialaads.
In the California Christian Advocate we find
published an extract from a letter by Rev. J.
Maclay, dated May 15th, 1859," in relation to
the Roman Catholic Mirision at these Islands ;
and as it is always interesting to know what peo
ple abroad hear of our institutions," we make
the following quotations :
The Romanists are making powerful efforts to
supplant the Congregational Churches of these Isl
ands. They have recently landed on these shores,
from Sooth America, ten Sisters of Mrcy of the
Sacred Heart, and two priests, which, cJdi to those
already here, make a pretty formidable corps. They
have a bishop residing here. Their mission has been
established and is supported by France. They have
an appropriation of two hundred thousand dollars
annually from France. With this they can carry on
pretty extensive operations in the way of establishing
schools and churches Their arrival at this time, if'
not previously arranged and designed, is very oppor
tune for them. The Legislature, which baa just
closed its session, has authorized the establiwh merit of
marine hospital for indigent natives.
It is apprehended that the management of this insti
tution may be given to these Sisters of Mercy, for you
know bow insinuating they are, and what a name
they have as nurses.
The government of these islands, or tne civil gov.
eminent rather, has changed its poncy toward the
Romish Church. Some years ago they were inter,
dieted by law, and their priests sent awaj; now the
daozer lies in the ether extreme. The government
seems to look with favor on their enterprises. The
Protestantism and Puritanism of the Hawaiian Gov.
era merit is not nnlikely to be supplanted by the pomp
ous and imposing worship of the saints. The sim
plicity and purity of evangelical worship is not suffi
ciently attractive to minds unaccustomed to spiritual
exercises; proscription for opinion's sake, however,
is bad policy, it is sure to react. Sooner or later.tbe
proscribed party will be io sympathy. Bitter experi
ence baa taught Rome a lesson she will not forget,
and which ber wily Jesuits are now using with tell
ing effect. Her martyrdoms were amon her gravest
errors. These female laborers of the Romish Church
Ibrro. the most efficient department of ber aggressive
agencies. They are quiet, unostentatious and unob
trusive. The sick-room they softly enter, around the
bed of death they gather, with the sufferer they
watch, the stranger they take in and feed. These
acts are not forgotten, they are like tbe silent, irre
sistaMa leaven east into the meaL Their educational
facilities are great, and io this department Bme dis
plays her wisdom. The Protestant Mission of tbe
American Board here committed a fundamental error,
io not commencing to teach tbe natives, from tbe
very first, the English language, and this ought to
be the ohject of every foreign mission.
The Romish Church, at tbe, very outset here, com
menced to teach to tbe natives the French language,
by this means they are almost certain to succeed in
winning their pupils to their church.
Bomanism would gladly checK and stop tne progress
of the English language; its stores of hUtory let in
too much light upon ber past deeds, its rich and sub
lime discoveries in nature and art, undermine ber
claims to a reasonable pre-eminence. They are bound
to contest here fiercely tfce claims of Protestantism,
and dispute inch by inch tLs road to dominion."
Tbe above passage; contain a number of errors
in fact ; and it is not just or proper that they.
should go abroad to the world wi;-:t correction. '
In conducting this journal, it ta t " "V.been
our aim to avoid sectarian ! cr t :t.
4o we here intend to discou the cu'.., t- v '
merits of tbe Catholic faitb, bat faw ' Ji cL
acnptire of the character or tne. Cathc
to these Islands will, w? think, prit. " "rj
to oar reaaers. . . .:
kingdom , not from the Government of France,
m has been stated, (although that Government
ha taken a lively interest - in its establishment
here,) but from a general Mission Society called
" The Institution for the propagation of the
Faith. This Society, which is established under
the auspices of the Holy See, has two Central
Committees, the one at Paris and the other at
Lyons, in France, whose especial duty it is to
direct the missionary labor, and to receive and
disburse the necessary funds. Branches of the
Society are established throughout the civilized
world, for the purpose of directly overseeing and
carrying on the work. As Oceanica comprised
too large a field for the efforts of a single branch
Society, it was decided, some thirty-one years
a v a. . - a
ago, to divide it into two icariaies Apos
tolic" called Eastern and Western Oceanica.
Western Oceanica was assigned to the Society of
Mary, and the evangelization of Eastern Ocean
ica,. including tne oanawicn isianas, was con
fided to the ' Congregation of the Sacred Hearts
of Jesus and Mary, known under the name of
Picpus."
The funds of the " Institution for the propaga
tion of the Faith" are raised chiefly by small sub
scriptions. In the English branch, for example,
each member is required to pay a half penny a
weekl One person is charged to receive the sub
scriptions of ten, the amount of which he hands
over to another, who receives ten similar con
tributions equivalent to a hundred subscriptions.
The funds thus raited, swelled by such voluntary
contributions as may be received, are transmitted
to the Central Committees in France, and by
them distributed among the fields' of labor
throughout the world, according to the necessi
ties of the different missions. In theyear 1858,
the total receipts of the Society were $1,366,013.
The amount paid out was $912,288, some of
which went to different parts of Europe, some to
Asia, some to Africa, and some to North and
S.nth Amcrimi TriA miaainna nf Onnnira.'n.
! ceived for their share. $80.821 or only about
3 two-fifths of the amount stated in the above let
ter to be paid over to the Hawaiian Islands alone.
The amount actually disbursed to the Hawaiian
Island Mission was about $14,000, some $6,000
of which were devoted to defraying the traveling
expenses of the Sisters of Charity and two of the
priesthood who landed on our shores a few months
since leaving but $8,000 for the expcn proper
of the Mission. The amount appropriated for
the Mission in the previous year, 1857, was
$10,000.
We have said that the ramifications of the
parent Society, under the auspices of which so
many Catholic missions are carried on, extend
throughout the world. They reach even to the
remote corners of the globe, including Cb.ina.and
Tartary. In the list of contributors to its treas
ury, and recipients of its bounty, we find the
names of most of the South American States, the
Ionian Isles, the Levant, Madagascar, Algiers,
Cayenne, Senegal, Ceylon, and the East Indies.
Oceanica pays in regularly about $600 a year
to the common fund.
Probably most of our readers are familiar
with the present position and progress of the
Catholic Mission in our group, it comprises
nineteen priests, at the head of whom stand the
Rt. Rev. Lewis Maigret, D. D,, Bishop of Arathie,
and- Vicar Apostolic of the Sandwich Islands.
Of this body, eight are on the Island of Oahu,
five on Hawaii, four on Maui, and two on Kauai.
Seven bisters of the bacred Heart also reside in
Honolulu. There are scattered among the isl
ands twenty-five regular mission stations liesides
many other stations, supplied with native chapels,
and visited occasionally by members of the priest
hood.
The " Institution for the propagation of the
Faith" is, we think, the largest missionary es
tablishment in the world. Its organization is
very perfect, and its working, managed as it is
by one central body, is very effective. The Soci
ety is a notable illustration of what ' systematic
benevolence" will do, when fully acted out. In
case a promising field of labor occurs in any part
of the world, men, selected with a view to their
fitness for that particular field, are immediately
sent to the spot. Devoted, as many of them are,
to the religion which they profess, and zealous in
the work of promulgating a faith which, from its
external surroundings, is peculiarly attractive to
the untutored mind, it is no matter of surprise
that they should succeed as they have done.
Religious proscription has been tried in some
cases, to counteract their influence, but proscrip
tion for opinion's sake, is, as Mr. Maclay says in
t his letter, " bad policy it is si re to re-act."
t Misrepresentation, too, is bad policy for it is
sure to be exposed in the long run , and in many
cases creates a feeling the very opposite from
what was intended,
weapon against evil
Truth is the most effective
Patient pcrseveranco in
well doing is sure to receive its ultimate reward.
Educate men to think for themselves, and of two
divergent religions placed before them, the great
mass will choose the one which is purest and best.
NOTES OF THE WEEK.
f" Our readers may expect that we should
say something in regard to the melancholy affair
which occurred at Lahaina on Sunday last.
But there are so many vague rumors afloat, that
we forbear for the present giving any version of it.
A New Bcot. We learn that Capt. Barras, of the
I schooner ITalama, on his last trip to Hawaii, success
fully laid a buoy at the anchorage near Keawaiki,
(little harbor,) Kaupakuea, Hilo, and landed there
a heavy sugar-mill for Mr. Met calf's plantation,
without difficulty or damage, and that, too, in quire
rough weather. This conduct reflects great credit
upon Capt. B. as a skillful seaman, particularly as
he is a new cruiser on that route. The buoy is a
large cask, painted black, with proper fixings on top
to fasten to, and is about two cables length east of the
landing or harbor, and lays in seventeen fathoms
water. It is sandy bottom all round in the vicinity
of the buoy, and consequently good anchorage, but
the water deepens rapidly seaward from the buoy.
In mooring, it is only necessary to run a line to the
buoy, andive it 15 or 20 fathoms scope. A four or
five inch rope is all that is required, as there are no
strong currents or winds. There is a boat buoy at
the entrance of tbe harbor, to which a vessel may
moor astern by running a warp. The harbor is still
water, the table rock low, and a derrick rigged to
take things directly from tbe boat. Keawaiki is about
one mile north on tbe Hamakua si le of Makahanaloa
paint, tbe entrance to Hilo bay. We are happy to
chronicle this improvement, which wU be valuable
to coasters. In our last issue we unred the govern
ment's hastening such measures, and though this
buoy has been laid only in part by government aid,
it is none tbe less deserving of credit.
An Omnibus. We note the appearance in our
streets, having arrived by the Raduga, of an omni.
bus, for the use of the Punahou scholars. It isJight
and airy, has seats for ten inside besides outside pas
sengers, and is a great improvement upon the old
wagon. An omnibus arrived, gas coming, and a
steamer expected next spring ! We wait impatiently
to see proposals for an electric telegraph, a railroad,
a submarine tunnel or two, and a balloon express. ., ;
r-oz.j llsusuix Tt-rr.bins" , Jthe" arc!iticJt. Is
ry corf'oi f V"y- diaioneet retail dealers
'7 goodi A CLI : 3 - c dollar in
j!iVCv :;-; re! . ''viujfhort
- "M"r"S-: i .' -- ;-ibeLad
r "j-forrr yare'v-i f'
JfaTAU Honolulu baa been, this year, an nnnsu
ally long time without a man-of-war in port. Now,
however, the charm is broken, and as the busy sea
son has commenced, we may expect, before long, to
see the flags of several war vessels flying in our har
bor. Oa Saturday last, Ilia Imperial Majesty's cor
vette Constant arrived, and a salute of twenty
one cannr ' Ven and returned, reminded the Hono
lulu peoit old times. The Conttanline carries
twenty-two guns, and is last from Panta Arenas.
The following is a list of her officers :
it M. Hoguet de Majooreaux, Capitaine de Taisseaox, Cora
maiklant. Toubert, Capitaine de frigate, Commandant en 2d.
Nassiou, Lieutenant de Vaisseaox.
. Boucarat,
Lsrret, Lamallgnie, Enseigne de Yaisseao.
Roy, " .
Pariaot, . - a u
Pouvseaa, a u .
Haas, Aide Commlssaire, Offlcier d'AdmlnistraUon.
Duplouy, Cbirurgien le. cl. Chirurgien Major.
Roox, Chirurgieu 3e cl. Perrain, Aspirant 2e cl.
Leblanc. Aspirant le. cU . Oaudio, M M "
Lefevre, " 2e. cl. Pettier, u u u
Caulaloube, u leclerc, " " "
fiscande, : .
A Good Swimmer. The schooner Margaret from
Kauai, picked up, on Friday morning last, at a dis
tance of some six or eight miles from Barber's Point,
a native boy by the name of Kamoeone a deserter
from the whale ship Franklin 2d which left this port
. . . . ,
on tne preceding day. Kamoeone. it seems, naa
felt a little homesick when he saw the green moun
tains of Oahu growing dim in tbe distance, and at
about half past seven o'clock on Thursday evening,
he jumped overboard snd struck out for the land-
then about twenty miles distant, as he thinks. He
swam all night, and at daylight was within half a
mile of the shore. Here, however, . he was opposed
by a strong current ; and after buffeting the w aves
for a while in a vain endeavor to reach the beach, he
discovered a sail in the distance, several miles to
leeward. He accordingly changed his course for tbe
vessel, and at nine o'clock on Friday morning was
standing upon her deck, apparently but little the
worse for his fourteen hoars swim.
Congregational Singing. Rev. Mr. Corwin
preached a sermon upon the-desi nihility of congrega
tional singing in our churches, on Sunday evening
last. This is one of the best methods of social wor
shipthe way in which the hearts and voices of
the whole congregation can unite in songs of prayer
and praise to the great Giver of all blessings. Choirs
are entirely done away with now, in many churches
of tbe. States, and congregational music substituted
in their stead the congregation, or those of it who
care to, meeting round occasionally, at different
houses, fur practice. It should be remembered, how
ever, that it is not necessary that cougregatioual
singing should be unanimous- ouly general ; and
those who have neither ear or voice for music, should
leave the matter to others better qualified. We have
known the harmony of church music to be marred.
Sabbath after Sabbath, by the harsh voice of a single
man, who sang, not because he thought he could im
prove the music, but because he considered it a duty
to do his share.
Misplaced Sympathy. A laughable incident oc
curred in Kaabuiuauu street a few days since. A
gentleman passing through the street, observed
a fine looking terrier dog, lyin; prostrate and appa
rently dead, in the path. His limbs were relaxed,
his eyes closed and his tongue protruding a victim
evidently.to the ravages of strychnine. "Poor fellow!"
exclaimed our kind-hearted friend, giving him a little
kick in the side, when to his great astonishment the
dead dog came suddenly to life, with a hoarse growl,
and seized him firmly by the toe of his boot while
a merry laugh, and a cry of "Bold, sold,"from a neigh
boring corner announced that the would-be sympa
thizer, if not the dog, had been " victimized.'
Coolies of .1855. Some of the class of Coolies
which arrived in 1855, are claiming that their time
of service expires next .Monday, which is the date of
the signature of their agreements. Each contract
will, on reference, be found to contain the following
clause : .
'That I will, for and during the term of five years, to boirin and
be axcountrd from the day of my arrival in tbe Sandwich
Islands," Ac.
The bark IVhatcheer, arrived at this port on the
5th of February, 1855, from which date their term of
servitude must be reckoned.
Tax Collectors We find the following list of tax
collectors, appointed by the Governors of Oahu and
Kauai, published in the By Authority" column of
the Polynesian ; Oahu. Honolulu district, W. Web-
ster ; Lwa, II. A. Kahanu ; aialua. S. M. Nau-
kana ; Koolauloa, Kaluhi ; Koolaupoko, Barenaba.
Kauai. Waimea, H. A. Widemann; Koloa,".V. Knud-
sen ; Libue. Duncan Mcbryde ; Anahola, Kam ;
Hanalei. F. Wundenburg ; Niihau, W. B. Aka.
MoosncnT Evenings. Few places can boast
more beautiful moonlight nights than Honolulu, and
there are few places where the moonlight nights are
more generally enjoyed. The moon, which is now on
the wane, has looked down upou riding parties, walk
ing parties and boat parties. It has made one of
many a pleasant little verandah group, it has intrud
ed itself into many a cosy little ttte a tile, and we
don't know how many sighs and vows it has listened
to ! There is a great deal of moonshine in Honolulu.
" Those Elephants. " Our new laws are being
applied with a vengeance on every branch of indus
try. A query now arises, in the following spicy
morsel we find on our desk, which for an answer, we
pass over to the custodians of the revenue :
Ma. Editob : It being the law cf this kingdom, that passen
gers cannot land their barirape without a permit, I would like
to know if the "Klephants" shortly expected will require to ob-
tain a permit to land their tru nits? Printer's Devil.
tvrsB'd Devil.
Auctioneers. Mr. A. P. Everett and J. F. Col-
hurn, of Honolulu, and R. Moffit, of Kahuku, have
been appointed auctioneers for the Island of Oahu,
under tbe new law. Messrs. Everett and Colburn
propose to meet the Government tax, by an addition
al charge of one per cent, to owners of goods, where
formerly the tax was paid out of the usual commis
sions.
Thunderstorm. This island was visited on Satur
day last by a most terrific thunderstorm. For an
hour or two during the evening, the lightning flashed
almost incessantly,' accompanied with thunder.
which roared as if all heaven's artillery was in mo
tion. Tbe rain which fell was much needed. The
storm has. been followed by several davs of hot
southerly weather.
Schools. Rev. R. Armstrong, President of the
Board of Education, left Honolulu yesterday, in tbe
Kaluna, on a tour of inspection through the Islands
-to visit and examine the schools. Mr. Armstrong's
first visit is to Kauai. He will then proceed imme
diately to the windward Islands.
Remarkable. Our coteraporary, after three efforts,
on former occasions, succeeded a last in getting out
an " Extra" on Saturday, announcing unimportant
news. The effort exhibits mreat enterprise, and ia
worthy of publio notice.
Shotted. The French war vessel Constantine
which arrived on S tturday, had her guns all loaded
ready for action not having heard that peace bad
been declared between France and Austria,
Just A Year. The clipper ship Flying Eagle
which arrived on the 10th, has been absent from our
port just one year and a day. She sail' d hence for
New York-with a cargo of guano Sept. 9, 1858, and
loaded there for San Francisco.
Funeral. The funeral of the late Henry Sea, was
attended on Sunday last from the residence of Mr.
Sumner in Richards street. The " Dushaways" and
a large number of Masons, to which Bocf- he be
longed, accompanied the remains to the cary.
i . 1 ne scnooner juarta, arrtvea at 4 jr. M. yes
i terday from Lahaina, and tailed again at 6 o'clock
with Prince L. Kamehameha, Sirs. C. R. Bishop and
others. ' v . . ' ' ' ' " ' - 1 - '
Vcsaxx Bear?. An account of a vessel burnt at
r will be under the bead of our Shir-Din r
jrsoranda - V s " . ' sU 0
Thk Ltcwm. We are glad to bear that this use
ful association continues to flourish among us. The
old subject of "Capital Punishment." proved the
theme for a very interesting discussion among its
members on Tuesday night last. It will be seen by
tbe advertisement in another column, that Judge
Robertson delivers a lecture before the Lyceum to
morrow (Thursday) evening, in tbe BetheL The
publio are invited to attend.
Th Doldrums. The schooner Queen, which arri
ved here yesterday, was six and a half days on the
passage from Kauai during five of which she lay
motionless in a calm. This feat has been surpassed,
as the passage has before been made in nine days.
1 T t- i i i n,..)..: Mwvivpd hv the
fry ivev. XAlwaru vj. ucvui . -v
last California mail, a call from Rev. Mr. Benton's
Church in Sacramento, to supply the pulpit during
his absence. Mr. Beckwith has accepted the call,
and sails by the first packet for San Francisco instead
of returning to the United States via Cape Horn as
was his intention.
Mail Expected. The mail of Aag. 6, is fully
due, by the "Ocean Express," and probably would
have been here a day or two since, had it not been bo
calm. It will probably arrive by the first wind.
jgr- We are indebted to Capt. Moore, of the Jenny
Ford, and Capt. Bates, of tbe Flying Eagle, for late
favors.
Kapai Judge Hardy, of Nawiiiwui, nas oeen ap-
minted acfiDZ Governor of Kauai, during the illness
nf Governor Kanoa.
Several communications are again crowded
out, some of them being in type waiting insertion.
Correspondence Pac Commercial Advertiser.
Lrt-tler from Sass Francises).
San Francisco, Aug. 24, 1859.
Ma. Eoitob: Hon. Horace Greeley, the renowned
philosopher and patriot of the white coat," arrived
in our city on the 16th inst.. and was publicly re
ceived and conducted to the American Exchange,
where quarters had been provided for him by large
deputations of citizens; all classes and all public
societies uniting to honor him. Among the rest was
quite a deputation of printers, as Horace Greeley is
a printer by trade. On the evening of the 18th he
delivered a lecture before the Mechanics' Institute of
this city, on "Industry and the Mechanic Arts."
On the 20th he lectured on Great Men' in the
American Theater, to a densely crowded house; and
on Sunday he addressed the Dushaways" on the
subject of Temperance." He also addressed the
practical printers of whom there were250 or 800
assembled on the same afternoon. He has visited all
the principal towns and cities of the State, and has
formed a favorable opinion of California. He re
turns home, in a few days, by the southern overland
mail route, and will thus have an opportunity of
compariug the advantages of each route, 'He is a
firm advocate of the Pacific Railroad enterprise.
The political cauldron is Mill boiling and seething,
and there is no lack of fuel to keep the fires going,
if angry debate and violent crimination and re
crimination will supply it- The People's Nomina
ting Committee have selected candidates for the city
and county offices of this county, who will not fail to
! be acceptable to the people, as tbey are all men of
' worth and standing in this community. The Treas
urer of Alameda County Breyfough has proved a
defaulter to the amount of 7,000. He has been ar
' rested, and refuses to make any explanation in re
gard to the mysterious disappearance" of so much
money, lie nas the reputation 01 oeing a gammer.
At the time of his detection he was a candidate for re
election to the office of County Treasurer. I notice
that Gen. Otho Hinton, formerly of Honolulu, i? run
ning for the office of County Judge of Solano County,
under the regular Democratic colors.
The flourishing little town of Vallecito has been
wholly destroyed by fire; two lives were lost. All
this loss of life and property is to be attributed to the
carelessness of one individual in handling a fluid
lamp.
Richard F"vuiaijr., an eminent lawyer of Bos
ton, and th known author of" Three Tears be
fore the Mast, is in this city, in feeble health. He
intends visiting Honolulu next, thence he will go to
China.
A meeting of the German residents has been held
! in this city t0 adoPl measures for preventing the im-
portation of German dancing girls to be hired out to
saloon keepers and proprietors of under-ground dance
cellars. This practice, which has been in vogue
Borne time, has exercised a demoralizing influence on
the girls and the Germans are determined to wipe
out this stain on their national character.
A "Pacific Railroad Convention" is to be con
vened in this city on tbe 18th of September next. It
will be composed of delegates from each county of
! this State, from Oregon, and the territories of Wash-
ington and Arizona. A mass meeting was held here
on tne itia inst. to aiscussjne r. nanroai question.
There were five thousand persons in attendance; all
enthusiastic in the cause. Horace Greeley was the
principal orator of the occasion. Resolutions were
unanimously adopted, urging upon Congress the
necessity of the immediate construction of the work,
and representing the dangers or delay. .
The Sac. Valley R. R. Co. are makine arranire-
; ments to extend their track to Marysville this fall.
' A railroad from San Francisco to San Jose is talked
1' of, and will doubtless be carried through.
: The steamers of the 20th carried awav from oar
- i lone J oo i 4H rru? . .'
' .....g,. a, h.,-,v- ucuun.
; Late news from the Colorado River reports that
the Mojave Indians have resumed open hostilities
again. A battle had been fought between a large
force of Indians and a body of U. S. troops under
Major Armistead, which resulted in the defeat of the
Indians, with a loss of 50 or 60 killed. The loss of
the U. S. troops was very slight.
A singular case of murder occurred on the nisrht of
the 15th. A man named Barmore killed H. M.
Keefe, with a pair of scissors ! Barmore was walking
home to his house on Folsora Street, when two men
drove up behind hm in a buggy. He stepped out of
the way, but they seemed determined to run over
him. Angry words ensued, and soon Keefe got out
of the bupgy to fijzht. Barmore says he did not re
member that he had the scissors in his hand; and
that he struck Keefe with them unconsciously.
Keefe died instantly, and Barmore gave himself up
to the Chief of Police.
A sad accident occurred last night. While run
ning with his company to a fire, Mr. W. M. Louder
back, of the firm of Louderback & Baldwin, tripped
and fell, and a heavy engine passed over his body,
.crushing him in a fearful manner. He died in a few
minutes after the accident. Ncuanu.
L.l-paws AgaJa
Mr. Editor: I notice you published a communi
cation in your last paper, on the subject of licenses,
wholesale and retail, and sundry peccadilloes for
want of any license at all; and I second the sugges
tion or your correspondent, that you publish the law
on the subject, not in a solid mass among other
laws, but give us tbe law by itself, or if that is too
long, give us a synopsis of it, in brief, that all who
ell may do so understanding, and not subject them
selves to a fine for selling illegally.
There is a peculiar propriety, now, in protecting
those who honestly pay for their privilege of selling,
because the government is imposing a very heavy,
and hitherto unknown, burthen upou the business
community, in the shape of additional fees at the
Custom House, for entries, taxes upon merchandise
in store, an increase in the amount paid for licenses,
and, after a few months, an enormous increase 6n
duties. And if the government is not willing to
keep a close watch or those who sell illegally, and
thus protect the license-payers, if is not doing its
duty, and is not worth the cost of supporting tL
wow, .cr .Editor, aa I read tbe law,; I have verv
m uvuui, ui uiiioh every trader in I '-iin I
A .1. - . , . - ... . I
who baa not both a wholesale and a retail im
. freqwent 1 cf
and tbe
anrr WAeK. OT IDOBe WOW uss
character of the license they pay for. By so doing,
the licensed merchants.' both wholesale and retail,
can have a better chance to guard their own rights,
and the guardians of the law will also have a guide
to enable them to detect violations of the rights of
those whom they are paid to protect.
rnie law in relation to licenses may be found by mail, from St. Louis to San Pr.
vr-r-nee to Article II. of the Civil Code. puDiisnea
in the Advertiser of August 18.
English Sell owls sm Hat wall.
Ma. Editor : The statements of "Hawaii" in re-
irard to EnelistTSchools oa Hawaii, in the folyne
sian of August 19, seem to us to require a moment's leave again for Honolulu, on tbe l J,V
. i? Kr.K hla I SJ ur IM 1
notice. We are muca inciineu w 4""uu -rp"asi jreW t
facts and his reasonings. He says : " In 1865-6, we Napoleon Depends his PeaccTik
. . hnla t.r.t bv missionaries and Mouiteur of 20th July contain. ,L...nH
r7;:;thrE7i language was taught. !J1X?t
and there was a large attendance of native youth. of ,he g,,,, he p.r'l
Will "Hawaii picooc iv - ; 1 "., Juinry ana ftj. Bh LT"1!
eieht English schools were located, ana oy wnom con u.a.ory speecnes to his MW;5
.!,., W have had some opportunity to know rorthanke.1 them for their dev?- 1
tauirht? We have had some opportunity
about such matters, and we are not aware that during
those years, there were more than four such schools
. 1 , l. 1: .L- U!1a TLointifii? &hnn1.
on tnat lsiana, inciuuiug
Th official returns show only four. In 1857, there
were three, including the Hilo 6chooI, and more
cently only one, which continues to this time.
Hawaii" further says : " To-day I do not Know
of a single English school for Hawaiian youth on
thi8 i8iad." Very singular indeed, that a person
who writes so well, knows so little of what is going
the island of his own residence. A little sum
mer excursion to Hilo and Kan, might have revealed
to him the fact, that at least two large flourishing
schools exist there in which the English language is
tauem. anl weu uukui, w "''' Ju'u , bdcuuiuk precious 0100a. and at 1..
tbe teaching done in a great measure too by pure a sovereign should only stake for th bidL
native masters; also, that arrangement, are in pro- ,1 . p
gress to start a new scnooi 01 me .uu .1 i..r .or..cr the nobIe cauge whic) T w
place on the basis 6T the provisions of the Civil Code, ests of France. I felt great HaetJL I
to which scholars from all parts of that wlana may upon me aruor or the soldiers, to retrmA cl
be admitted. True, Hawaii is sufficiently backward p-t jr. ...,, , .erniory trow th.
in this respect, but not by any means so badly off, as
this writer would have us believe,
But why have two English schools on that island
been suspended ? In part, from the want of funds
in the treasury during a portion of the year 1856, to
meet the drafts of the local directors, but more espe
cially from a failure on the part of parents to pay up,
A glance at the figures in the Report of the Board of
Education for 1858, will show this : The amount
actually paid in by private parties having greatly
diminished, and the government being restricted by
law tJ pay the same amount, the tcichers had not
sufficient encouragement, turned to other business.
and the schools of course were given up. This has
been the ease, not on Hawaii only, but elsewhere, and
here has been just the weak spot in this whole
machinery for supporting English schools for natives.
It is so still. So long as half of the support of any
school must come from private sources, it will be
precarious, and success douhtful. If our law-makers
are really in earnest to introduce the English language
to the natives, they must furnish our school officers
with money sufficient to place this most important
class of our schools on a permanent basis, and employ
that talent that will make them efficient. True, the
natives are not backward to kokua, as " Hawaii"
says. He should have rather said, they are not back
ward to promise', they are not apt to be But toper.
form, to pay up, is quite another thing, especially in
most remote districts. Even thoueh the amount re
quired of them is small, not generally over S10 a
vear, it becomes burdensome after a time; the child
ren too find it to be a long up hill, steady pull, as
many youth do who undertake to learn Latin and
Greek; they gel tired of the task and drop it.
As to the fling at the Board of Elucation for
devoting all its attention to keeping up tbe present
school system, we ask "Hawaii," to whose care the
law has hitherto committed our English schools ? To
the Board of Education i By no means, except to a
very limited extent. They have been placed under
local directors, a majority of whom were appointed bj,
the Loicer House, and not in any way subject to the
control of the central Board. Hawaii has had its
own local agents, and if they have not incited the
people to do their part, who was to call them to ac
count but those who appointed them ?
Under the Civil Code the case is different. These
schools come under the more immediate care of the
Board, and we already begin to see indications of life
and progress, in the preparation to erect a new and
fine school house on the Royal School premises, where,
are daily assembled 150 native children learning
English, under a corps of able teachers; in a similar
movement at Hilo; in the expansion of the English
school at Lahaina, and good beginnings in other
places. But we repeat, the weak spot in this part of
our educational machinery is the legal restriction
placed upon the government, to pay no more towards
their support, than private parties pledge and actu
ally pay down. Why not leave the Board free to nse
the avails of the school-tax for the support of English
schools for natives, without any other condition on
the part of parents, than to send their children regu
larly to them for a term of years, and furnish them
with books and stationery. Maui.
Koolauloa, Sept. 9, 1859.
Na ka mea hoopuka i keia nupepa : Aloha oe,-
Ma kou pepa 0 ka la 1 Sept. nei, ua ike makou i ka
olelo hoino no ka Lunakanawai o Koolauloa. Eolelo
ana he Lunakanawai nraupo, nalike kona ike me ka
ike o ka puaa, i ka la hapanuia a me na olelo hoino e
ae he nui wale. Ke hai aku nei maua ma ke akea,
imua 0 na mea ike a pau raa ke ao nei, me ka hoo-
kamani ole. He hoopunipuni a he wahahee loa ka
nui o na olelo i hoolahaia, no ka manao hoino wale
iho no ia a me ka piha i ka huhu, no ka mea, aole i
hooholoia ka pono nona ma ka hookolokolo ana. O
ke ano mau no ia oia baole, he huhu a me ka manao
kiekie, a me ka hoowahawaha i ka Lunakanawai
kanaka. Aole o keia ka Lunakanawai wale no kai
hoowahawahaia ma keia olelo, o ka poe nana i koho
ia ia kekahL O maua me ka ajaio,
S. M. Naur-ana.
J. M. Kalanipoo.
Translation.
Koolauloa, Sept, 9, 1859.
ua. editor: uear sir: We observed in the
Commercial Advertiser of the 1st inst, a communi
cation containing statements injurious to the charac
ter of the District Judge in Koolauloa making the
Judge out to be a stupid fellow, knowing no more
than a pig during the greater part of the day, and
wringing against mm, oesiaes, otner important
charges. Now, we hereby declare, in the presence of
all the world, that the greater part of the communi
cation alluded to, was incorrect and false, originating
entirely in the angry and evil thoughts of the man
who wrote it because the case was not decided ex
actly as he wished. The man who brought the
charges is a foreigner of a proud and haughty dis
position, who despises a native Judge, and he is not
only an enemy of this Judge, but also of those who
appointed him to the office.
Respectfully and truly yours,
8. M Nackana.
J. M. Kalanipoo.
The latlstnsia. .
GotD Discoveries. There has been great excite
ment in the neighborhood or Panama, caused by the
discovery or considerable amount or gold in tbe
Yittica, or old native tomba or the region. As a man
was passing along a path, he observed a golden eagle
shaped bird clinging to the roots or a fallen tree.
The tree had crown over a tomb, and in run;
roots had torn op a part or tbe mason work, leaving Thomas Fuller. Mew Ifork.
iw niHKu must nave contained hundreds or
bodies each, for tbe accounts say that the gold de
posits and the appearance or bones are found at dif
ferent depths, or in strata, as it were, ooe grave above
another. The amount of gold taken ut ao far is
said to exceed $100,000. Seme persona, jast arrived,
ay the indication are that these cemeteries cover -
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v'.t"mnl of dollar will yet te roxr: 3. f:t all
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An-hal of thFlji
f : XAjTER FOREIGN "
The arrival of tbe Flyig E )
places us in possession of New Y.u 1
Augusi, ana or European advic .
via overland mail.
Th -sa
ices in .t . -
. a " J akarl I sfaei . J aa a " UCB,
21 da vi and ft hour TV. Eh
28th, before the arrival of
Ocean Exmrrts nn 4..-
iuc vi wiu, ana One of than. '
mail. The FanAee arrived nr.."
I made a 16
days' passage. Sb 5
V
'WBil1
plained the reasons for his conduct '
sEVVTULa. 11C BrsVHJ :
'IV
" Arrived beneath the
gle was inevitably about to chan
well as in a military and political J
attack the enemy in front, who J.1,
bind great fortresses, and protected
the neutrality of the surrouDdiDrtH;. ""v
to begin a Ion. and barreo wr
the face of Europe in arms read,,,,?
cesses or aggravate our reverses, v.
difficulty of the enterprise would no,
resolution, if the means had nothJr
tion to the results to be expected h
to crush bodily the obstacles pronnJ k
a conflict on the Rhine as winK'jPM
wna ucvcooni j iu lorn IV ODTIIPivas
concurrence of revolution,
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wts m ma v i-isa laas.,.... f -v w
. ,1 1 as nuc isii'i 10 see vanian ifmh l .
ascTrations and Datrintin knn "'-X
r r ..-,0.
In order to serve the imfer-.... J
-,t- ,,;, .l- , , iT I
as the destiny of mv conntrw t;-k. v f '
a luaue lienor.
5 peace. Our etTorts an.l our JS
een merely losses ? Xo.weh.
of this campaign We hr, tflZ
they been
nmnrl nf
army, numerous, l.rave snd well ortuuTi
mont has been delivered from tommon adJ
tiers have been extended to the Minck! tJ
an Italian nationality has heenaJinii.1.1
conibatted it most, and all theam :Ji
ninsula comprehend the wants c.f in.. J
Thns, after having piven a new r JJj
tary power of France, the peace coDc'aW,
prclificof happy renulrs. and the fs-.J
diy reveal additional cause forth bar..j . J
the influence of Fi ance and t he tranfioii,f..t?
Strong indications of discootent at tlftJ
peace were visible in some parts of lit.lt list
great agitation prevailed, and theProtia;J
ment nail issued a procbtin.-ttion which iW
peace of Villafranca as tx-travine th W
It says that the Tuscan government jantj
the sentiments of the Tuscan people eg tU
and declares that Tuscany will not be rtpW
the yoke and influence of Austria tnbitf
and rights. I
According to the JVbri. a French corai 1
of 40,000 men will remain in Italy until mn
ization of the country according to thettas'
peace of Villafranc v. I
the rielmonte correspondent of tat 1
Daily ir says that fresh Piedmont w
going to Komaena, with Napoleon 'ioonsa!.l
tain order and take from the Pope si iaftii
ing 11 oy tne neip 01 tne Swiss uanL 1
The most important towns of tbe Bcm
have sent deputations to Garibaldi I
Modena and Parma are said tobtiatu
volt,
The Emperor of Austria, accordinrtu;
dispatch which had reached Paris, oosse
whole of his forces to remain in powtioB,
provided with food and militarv resooreHwi
would have been had not pece been dtckii!
Sardinia. . j
The London TVme"' oirrespondeni slTr,
that peace has pi-oduced the grew ent
and dejection in that capital. Die Empev
VI
15
on is -ccuse.1 or beir g a traitor to Italy,
trans nave oeen withdrawn from the ax
to prevent them from being broken.
two hundred French policemen wernii
reception of the Emperor. The Kiot'iK
Oil BE
ere tut
wards tbe Emperor was cold, and there iu
from the people for him.
By the Turin correspondent of the
Jyews the Piedmontese are described
to grief and stupor in consequence nf thepew.
leaves Saidinia without a fortified frontier.
The Opinion, of Turin, does not conait
satisfaction with which it sees Venice mal
hands of Austria. It attributes Count f;
signation to the insufficiency of the terwefr;
I he government of Lombard v ha eiatnrU
against using invectives in regard to recer J
and recommended them to assume sentimentij
eration under pain of suppressinn othhjw"
lne Kinjr of Sardinia had issued ibeluKK.
clamation to the people of Lombard : I
Heaven has blessed our arms wttn tneimw
of our magnanimous valiant ally, the Zmp&j
leon, and we arrived in a few days, afterriar
victorv. DDon the banks of the Mincio, m-' V
come back among you to tell you that H
granted your wishes.
An armistice followed the nrelimiiaw
I assure the people of Lombard of their hviff
According to your desire, many titneanpr
will henceforth form with an ancient St.
and free family, and take your destiny
rections, and 1 hope to find in you tbate
which the chief of a State needs in order
- - . ... i- .9 1 asr
new administration. I tell you, ropie'
I to trust in your King Established oM
permanent basis, he will procure hspp'"
country which Heaven has entrusted
ment," '
... To Advertiser. I
nVERTISEMEXTSSHOrLDBt
X. In, when practicable, by 12 o'clock of tt ' -j
cation. .
Peas, Preserves, t(. j
.a Vtl tf
BARTLETT PEARS, I a
tins. In ivrnn.
Peaches, in 6 and 10 lh. tin", to rrrap,
Strawberry preserves, In ptass Jars,
Raspberry no do do.
Blackberry do do do,
Plain do do do,
Peach dn do do,
1
' 'Spioetl pickled peaches, do ds j
A small ass ctm-nt of the above eh r"" -
per Rariuga, fur sale by
U. w.tfn
100-11
Sundries.
n T
SYRUP IN KEGS. Cllfcfc '.-
DrU-d apples. barrel,
. . - Crushed supar. barn is, .
Kenned loaf sugar. -j r
Fresh raisins, boxes.
aod tor sate by l-tf)
CORDAGE.
AXP!
1f COItS 9 THREAD
W W Manila rope, .
SO coils 1 In. Manila roie. 'or ffff
168-tf
Hardware. J
TOACL.E SO. PLOWS,
M2A wi
Caststeri planters' hoes, hsndlrds'- 'f
r!n..MM rireta. sickles. Jostrtceirea j y
and for sale by ' v.
168-3t ;
& ii pnirniRI)
COMMISSION AND FORWARD'0
N.97FrlSirl,S, i
A GENTS FOR
FOR ' J
Junes Hudson's Chewmp T-"-cSfiw
Mayflower. "----sw
Our Jew. '. "
K. J. Hud son's.
Bmoklogs,
Sweet Scented 0txko,
Rose of Sharon,
Prichsrd's Corn Cob,
Jas. Chlevers Wellington. J
Brittoo's Dew Drop Whisky Io as,
Will rmrin onlera fur Urucs,
. rft ",
C.-DBEWEH (
Commission and Shipping Merchants,
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