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Commercial Advertiser.
f Barnuia ha not requested us to copy the fol
lowing, scr has he wat us an adrertioeznent, that
he iatendf to write fifty-two lectors on Humbugs,
for tb N. V. Mercury ; bat for all that we copy
hia first article, fur eTcral reasons ; anions theo,
because if author ia the Prince of Humbug, and
from the fact that some of the character referred
to Warren, Genie, Goelin are no myth or
bembugt, but were personally known to many
of our readers:
Ancient and .Uodem Humbugs
or the World.
T P. I- BAENITU.
Difinition or the Wokd Humbug : Warres,
or Luxdox Uenln, raz Hatter Gosling's
BLACKING.
When I come to sit down f-arae&tly to fu!ll
icy engagement with tLe publisher of the Mer
cury, t write for them a ueries of article upon
the Humbugs of the World," I confess myself
somewhat puzzled in regard to the true definition
of that word. T be e-jre, U'ebster fays that
humbeij, a a noun, is an ' imposition under
fair pretense and a a verb, it is To deceive ;
to impose on." With all due deference to Doc
tor ebster, I submit that, according to present
ueage, this i not the only, nor even the generally-accepted
definition of that term.
We will suppode, for instance, that a man with
' fair preceneea" applies to a wholesale merchant
for credit on a large bill of good. His 44 fair
pretense comprehend an assertion that ho is a
moral and religious man, a member cf the church,
& man of wealth, etc., etc. It turns out that he
- is not worth a dollar, but is a base. Ijing wretch,
an impostor and a cheat. He is arrested and im
prisoned for obtaining property under false
pretenses" or, a Webster pays, fair pretenses."
lie L punished for h'u villainy. The public do
not call him a "humbug:" they very properly
term him a swindler.
A man, bearing the appearance of a gentle
man in dress and manners, purchases property
from you, and with "fair j reten.-e" obtain
your confidence. You find, when he has left,
that he paid you with counterfeit bank-note, cr
a forgeu draft. Thi man i justly called a
forger," or "counterfeiter;" and If arrested,
he ii paniihed as such; but nobody think cf
calling him a humbug."
A respectable-looking man sits by your tide in
an omnibus or railcar. He converses uently,
and is evidently a man of intelligence and read
ing. He attracts your attention by his " fair
pretense." Arriving at your journey end. yuu
miss your watch and your pocket-book. Your
fellow passenger proves to be the thief. Every
body calls Lim a pickpocket," and notwith
standing his " fair pretenses," not a person in
the community calls him a " humbug."
Two actors appear as stars at two rival theaters.
They are equally talented, equally pleasing. One
advertises himself eimply a a tragedian, under
his proper name the other boaeu that he is a
prince, and wears decorations presented bv all
the potentates of the world, including the " King
of the Cannibal Islands." He is correctly set
down as a "humbug," while this term is never
applied ta the other actor. But if the man who
boasts of having received a foreign title is a mis
erable actor, and he gets up gift-enterprises and
begas entertainment, or pretends to devote the
proceeds of his tragic efforts to some charitable
object, without, in fact, doing so he is then a
huubug in the offensive sense of that word, for
he is an " impostor under fair pretenses.
Two physicians reeids in one of our fashion
able avenues. They were both educated in the
best medical college ; each has passed an examin- j
at ion, received his diploma, and been dubbed an
M. D. They are equally ekilled in the healing
art. One rides quietly about the city in his gig
or brougham, visiting his patients without noiee
or clamor the other sallies out in his coach and
lour, preceded by a band of music, and his car
riage and horses are covered with handbills and
placards, announcing nis " wonuertul cures."
This man is properly called a quack and a hum
bug. Why? Not because be cheat or imposes
upon the public, for he does not, but because,
a generally understood, 44 humbug" consists in
putting on glittering appearances outeide chow
noTel expedients, by which to suddenly arrest
public attention, and attract the public eye and
ear.
Clergymen, lawyers, or physicians, who should
resort to such metnods of attracting the public,
would not, for obvious reasons, be apt to succeed.
Bankers, insurance-agents, and others, who aspire
to become the custodians of the money of their
fellow-men, would require a different ppecies of
advertising from this ; but there are various
trades and occupations which need only notoriety
to insure success, alwajs provided that when cus
tomers are once attracted, they never fail to get
their money Vworth. An honest man who thus
arrests public attention will be called a 44 hum
bug," but he is not a swindler or an impostor.
If, however, after attracting crowds of customers
by hi unique displays, a man foolishly fails to
give them a full equivalent for their money, they
never patronize him a eccond time, but they very
properly denounce him a a swindler, a cheat,
and " impostor :" they do rut, however, call
him a 44 humbug." Ho fails, not because he
advertises his wares in an outre manner, but
because, after attracting crowds of patrons, he
stupidly and wicked Iv cheated them.
When the great "blacking-maker of London
dispatched his agent to Egypt to write on the
pyramids of Ghiza, in huge letters, 44 Buy War
ren Blacking, 30 Strand, London," he was not
44 cheating' travelers upon the Nile. His black
ing was really a superior article, and well worth
the price charged fir it, but ho was humbug
ging" the public by this queer way of arresting
attention. It turned out just as he anticipated,
that English travelers in that part of Egypt were
indignant at this desecration, and they wrote
back to tho London Times (every Englishman
write or threatens to 44 write to the Times," if
anything goes wrong,) denouncing the 44 Goth"
who had thus dkfigured these ancient pyramids
bv writing on them in monstrous letters : 44 Buy
Warren Blacking, SO Strand, London." The
Tints published these letters, and backed them
up by several of those awfully grand and dicta
torial editorial peculiar to the great 44 Thun
derer,' in which the blacking-maker, 44 Warren,
30 Strand,' was stigmatized as a man who had
no resnect for the ancient patriarchs, and it was
hinted that he would probably not hesitate to
ell his blacking on the sarcophagus of Pharaoh,
or any other" mummy, if he could only make
money by it. If fact, to cap the climax. War
ren was denounced as a " humbug." These in
dignant articles wero copied into all the Provin
cial journale, and very soon, in this manner, the
columns of every ncwapaper in Great Britain
wera teeming with this advice: 44 Try Warren's
Blacking, 30 Strand, London." The curoeity of
the publis was thus aroused, and they did try"
it, and finding it a superior article, they continu
ed to purchase it and recommend it to their
friends, and Warren made a fortune by it. He
always attributed his puccese to his having
44 humbugged" the public by his unique method
of advertising his blacking in Egypt! But
Warren did not cheat his customers, nor practice
44 an imposition under fair pretenses." He was
a charlatan, a humbug, but he was an honest,
upright man, and no one called him an impoator
or a cheat.
When the tickets for Jenny Lind's first con
cert in America were eoid at auction, several
busicess-men, aspiring to notoriety, 44 bid high"
for the first ticket. Ic was finallv knocked down
to 44 Genin, the Hatter," for $225. The journals
in Portland (Maine) and Houston (Texas,) and
all other journal throughout tho United States,
between these two cities, which were connected
with the telegraph, announced the fact in their
colunns the next morning. Probably two mill
ions of readers read the announcement, and
asked, 44 Who i Genin, the Hatter?" Genin
became famous in a day. Every man involun
tarily examined hi hat, to see if it was made by
Genin : and an Iowa editor declared that one of
his neighbors discovered the name of Genin in
his old hat, and immediately announced the fact
to his neighbors in front of the Poet Office. It
was tuczosted that the old hat should be sold at
auction. It was done tuen and there, the Genin
hat sold for fourteen dollars ! Gentlemen from
city and country rushed to Genin's store to buy
their hats, many of them willing to pay even an
extra dollar, it necewary, provided they could
get a glimpse of Genin himself. This singular
treat put thousands of dollars into the pocket of
44 Genin, the Hatter," and yet I never heard it
charged that he made poor hats, or that he would
be guilty of an 4 imposition under fair pre
tenses " On the contrary, he is a gentleman of
probity, and of the first respectability.
When the laying of the Atlantic Telegraph
was nearly comxleted, I was in Liverpool. I
offered the Company one thousand pounds eter
"ng ($5,000) for the privilege of sending the
first twenty words over the cable to my Museum
in Xw York not that there was any intrinsic
merit in the words, but that I fancied there was
more than 5.000 worth of notoriety in the
operation. But Queen Victoria and 44 Old Buck"
were ahead of me, their messages had the pre
ference, and 1 was compelled to 44 take a back
seat."
By thus illustrating what I believo the public
will concede to be the sense in which the word
44 humbug" is generally used and understood at
the present time, in this country as well as in
England, I do not propoee that my letters on this
subject shall bo narrowed down to that definition
of the word. On the contrary. 1 expect to treat
of various fallacies, delusions, and aeceptions in
ancient and modern times, which, according to
Webster's definition, may be called 44 humbug:?."
inasmuch as they were 44 impositions under fair
pretenses."
In writing of modern humbugs, however, I
shall sometimes have occasion to give the names
of honest and rspectable p-arties now living, and
I felt it but just that the public should fully
comprehend my doctrine, that a man m:iy, by
common usage, be termed a humbug," without
by any means impeaching his integrity.
Speaking of 44 Hacking-makers" reminds ejc
tbui one of the first senationalitj in advertising
wLom I remember to have seen, was Mr. Leonard
Gosling, known as 44 Monsieur Gosling, the great
French Blacking-maker." He appeared in New
York in 1520. He S.shed like a metee-r across
the horizjn ; and before he had been in the city
three liiuiiths, nearly everybody had heard of
44 Gosling's Blacking." I "well remember his
magnmcent iur in nana. . spienaia teani j
of blood lavs, with long black tail?, and man
Line r.!rV till arv.l man- '
aged with such dexterity by Gosling himself, who j
was a great 44 whip," that they almost sveuied to '
Sy. 1 ne carriage was emolazoued with the words
"Gosling's Blacking," in large gold letters, and
the whole turnout was so elaborately ornamented
and bedizzened that everybody stopped and gazed
with wondering admiration. A bugle-player or
a band of music always accompanied the great
Gjsling, and, of course, helped to attract the
public" attention to his establishment. At the
turning of tverv street-corner ycur eyes rested
upon 4 Gosling's Blacking." from every show
window gilded placards discoursed eloquently cf
the merits of 44 Gosling Blacking." The news
papers teemed with poems written in it praise,
and showers of pictorial handbills, illustrated
almanacs, and tinseled souvenirs, all lauding the
virtues of 44 Gosling's Blacking," smothered you
at every point.
The celebrate! originator of nfgro delinea
tions. 44 Jim Crow Rice," made his first appear
ance at Hambiin's Bowery Theater at about this
time. Tho crowds which thronged there were
so great that hundreds from the audience were
frequently admitted upon the ttage. In one of
his scenes, Kice introduced a negro boot-blacking
establishment. Gosling was too wide awake
to let euch an opportunity pass unimproved, and
Rice was .aid lor singing an original black
Gooling ditty, while a score of placards bearing
the inscription, 44 Use Gosling's Blacking," were
suspended at different points in this negro boot-
Bjlinhing hall. Everybody tried 4 Gosling's
lacking ;" and as it was a really good article,
his sales in city and country soon became im
mense. Gosling made a fortune in seven years,
and retired ; but, like thousands before him, it
was 44 easy come easy go." He engaged in a
lead-mining speculation, and it was generally
understood that his fortune was, in a great
measure; lost as rapidly as it was made.
Here let me digress, in order to observe that
one of the moat difficult things is for men to
bear discreetly sudden prosperity. Unless con
siderable time and labor are devoted to earning
money, it is not appreciated by its possessor ;
and, having no practical knowledge of the value
of mnnpT. hf fnpra'lir trvta rlrl nf It vcltU Ko
v . --- c j ' -
same case that marked its accumulation. Mr.
Astor eave the experience of thousands when he
said that he found more difficulty in earning and
saving his first thousand dollars than in accumu
lating all the subsequent millions which finally
made up his fortune. The very economy, perse
verance, and discipline which he was obliged to
practice, as he gained his money, dollar by dol
lar, gave him a just appreciation of its value,
and thus led him into those habits of industry,
prudence, temperance, and untiring diligence so
conducive and necessary to his future success.
Mr. Gosling, however, was not a man to be
put down by a single financial reverse. He
came again to New York in 1839, and established
a restaurant, where, by devoting the services of
himself and several members of his family assid
uously to the business he eoon reveled in his
former prorrity, and snapped his fingers in
glee at what unreflecting i-ersohe term 44 the
freaks of Dame Fortune." He is still livins in
luit, aim iicany at me ago oi seventy.
Although called a 44 French" blacking-maker, he
ism reality a Dutchman, having been born in the
city of Amsterdam, Holland. He is the father
of twenty-four children, twelve of whom are
still living, to cheer him in his declining years,
and to rep-ay him in grateful attentions for the
valuable lessons of prudence, integrity, and in
dustry through the adoption of which they are
honored as respectable and worthy members of
society. Aor For Mercury.
FOR SALE
B
EST KAUAI FIREWOOD.
O. THOMS.
HOTEL !
Honolulu, Oahu, H. Z.
Is the
Largest
aul Best Arranged
On tlie Group!
BOARDERS VIL,L, RE FURNISHED
with the BLfT the carket ijrii.
Lodcers will find LA KGB AIRV ROOMS well fur.
nished. and all may rest aisvred that th Proprietor will nss
every exeriion to pleire.
SAMUEL A. LOLLER.
430 -3 m Proprietor.
HAWAIIAN PACKET LINE
For San Francisco.
THE FOLLOWING FIRST-CLASS
clipper packets will hereafter ran regularly in thi
line :
SMVRNIOTE OOO ton.
ONWARD 4.-G ton.
A. A. ELDRIDGE 330 Ion.
The vt"Siels have superior cabin and steerage accommdations,
;ccd exprti!y fr comfort and convenience of passengers.
ALDK1CH. WALKER & CO,
Agents.
Ages'. at Sao Francisco.
C. W BKOOKS 4 CO. 431 3ra
ranoiL
.trtistmrnts.
MMERS & CO.!
Expect to Arrive
From lOIfcEXEIV,
PER HAWAIIAN BARK
Capt. KLEXKE.
A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF
NEW AND DESIRABLE
GJ-OOD S"!
Consisting in part as follows :
DRY GOODS
ENGLISH FANCY PRINTS, New Style;
English pink and yellow prints,
English two-blue prints,
KDgllsh black and white rrint.
Brown cottons.
White thirting.
Blue cottons,
Ueary deaiens,
EeJ t-oVinjr,
Htckorv gtrJp?,
Victoria lawns.
Cotton pant stair.
Mosauito rtettirp.
Vi'ursttM UUri.
BUcIi alpacas.
liUck crar
IiacLed anil ff J Eolckln,
lil&ik a.t-J Wuc broadcloth
Silk barrft,
Mou.-l!a. cl eckei ana finoy,
AiiortrU lur.tlcj.
Clothing dud Hosiery
Blae pilct jicket,
!u erfp drawer,
KetrMta shirt,
Ivkiia frocks and pant,
Srown merino llcl.
do do. Ucderhlrts,
Woelfn comforter.
White, i-ink and striped uoderahirU,
Brown acd mixed pett's socki,
Lsd:es' and misses white stockings,
I niMren'i socks.
Men's wbtte cttcw gloves,
Backkin, clcth. flannel and cotton pantaloons.
Ciisioerc asd blue flannel sicks. Black cloth cca'.a,
Saddlery, Cutlery and
Hardware
Ef!:tlk hepkin saddles.
Ladies' do. saddtes.
Imitation bogtkin saddles.
Woolen girthing;
Jack ks'.rcs.
Tocket and pen knives,
Batch erknive,
Jf wsharps,
Sewinjr neddles.
Table knirra and forks,
Assorted flies arid rap?,
Scifors, Percussion caps.
Double barreled (runs,
bnameled saucepans,
Hoop iron.
Oroceries
Westphalia ham,
Boulogne sausages.
Vinegar in bottles and demijohns,
Swiss chtese.
Currants and raisins In glass,
C.tron peel in g'.&ss,
Sardines,
Chocolate,
Fruit syrups,
E tea rine candles,
Salad oil, I
t rench capers, ,
White soap, &c.
Seers 'VTines & liquors
GERMAN PALE ALE, in quart
NO RD II A USER BRANDY V I N E , iuram
Fine OLD COGNAC, in cniei
Fine OLD JAMAICA RUM, Incases
PORTWIXE,
Genuine HOLLAND GIN.
CIIERRi CORDIAL.
Th following asiortment of genuine and choice RIIINEWINE,
Geisenlieimer, 1859
!RldeslleiIrleI 1857
HocliHeimer; 1857" "
Liebrranenmilcli, 1857
Hochlieimei4, 184r7.
Assorted blankets Union btmkets
Grey blankets Bd quilts
Scotch plaids Lutein's Extract
Linen thread, Cotton sewing thread
Hessians 40in., cotton towels
Brooks' spool cotton 1
Talbot's spool cotton
French calf-skins
Woolen table and piarorera.
Drawer a.ad gilt frame looking glasses
Paperbags, Clay pipes, black silk umbrellas
Black silk cravats, black and colored silk hat ribheos,
French silk corahs.
Playing caris.
Gilt frame mirrors,
Toys
Stockholm Tar,
Stockholm Pitch,
Linseed Oil, boiled and raw,
Firebricks, &c.
PER HAWAIIAN BRIG
Capl. JI. noting,
Extra Enu broadcloth,
do casEimere,
Twilled blue flannele,
Afsor'd clothing.
Ladies' silk veile,
do mitt-ens,
Gents' silk undershirts,
Hemp sail twine,
Andr. Mailer's LAGER BEER,
94 1-2 per cl ALCOHOL,
Beat Eng. COPVING INK,
HAVANA CIGARS,
GRINDSTONES,
LAMP CHIMNEYS for Kerosene Lamp.
PRINTING PAPER,
if" Ac.
433 2m
H. HACKFELD & CO. !
Expect sliortly to Arrive
THE HAWAIIAN BARK
EVEKEA ED !
Xi-om BRE3IEIV,
With an Assorted CARGO of
MERCHANDISE
.4S FOLLOWS:
TXTfcY GOODS
Two blue print -
Turkey aud yellow prints
l'iok and yellow print I all xsw and PUXXIBLI
Mourning prints STYLES,
Vancy print 1 La kg it asd Small
Fancy check prints J PATrEKN3.
Mourning muHi, Fancy printed jaconet
Victoria lawns, Tape check musliu
Bobinet mosquito netting. White ctttons
Brown co:tcn. Urowo cottou drill, White cotton drill
Imitation linen dn!l
Blue cottons, lleary denims
Eed ticking. Hickory stripes
Drab, bleached and unbleached moleskin
Black crleans. BUck aipacca
Black coburgs, Colored coburgs
Checked coburrs. Fancy stripes
Check poplin. White Cancel
B'.ue twiiiTd Saxony Cancel
Fincy and striped flannel
Blue, black and green Listing, Union diicuk
Lnens, Woolen pantaloon stuff
Casinets, Blue and bl&ck lrca Icloth
Bunting, red. white and blue; Barege, for -reUs.
Handkerchiefs
Friated jaconet handkercheifs
Printed cotton handkercheifa. Pik Cnish:
A large assortment of silk corahs and foulards
Turkey pM and yeilow bandkercheif
Black iU hand kerchiefs. S;Ik cr&r&ts
CJotliifii
or
Blue pilot cloth monkey Jacket
White Casbtnere vests. Blue pilot cloth pants
Block alpacca coat?, Black alpacca KXtcrtTOof costs
A Isrpe assortment of cott-n pants
A larc assortment of I wocl panu
l!lu- and black cloth punt. Cast. rut-re paa'.s
Cashhiere coats. Cloth cloaks and mantles
Hickuiy shirts. Printed reg&tta shiru
White cotton Ehirt?, White cotton shirts, linen boom;
Wttt cotton sbirU. fancy printed bosoms &C
Blue and red flannel shirts
Faucy fianncl shirts
Brown, white and pink cotton umlerthlrta
Fine Lamb's wool undershirts
Guf-rrmey frocku, Geunreey drawers
Ilejtvy woolen pocks & stockings
xtch and Glengary caps
Miltens. Comforters
Ciiiidren's boots
Heavy sea boots
Calf boots
A large assortment of Ilats and Caps
Hosiery
Men's mixed socks
Men's brown cotton socks
Men's bleached cotton soclss
Men's grey and Lamb's wool socks
Men's heavy woolen socks and stockings
Ladies white and b'.aik cotton noM
Boy's eocks.
Children's cotton Bixkingt.
Saddlery
Ladies' side saddles
Iron tinned bit's
Ircn tinned spurs
it It saddle cloths.
SHIP CIIAllIiERY
Best hemp canvass, No. 00, 0, 1 to 7
Heavy raven's dock. Light ravens duck
Best Russia hemp cordage, li to 4tachee
Spunyarn, Seiiinsr stuT
Marline. Housing. Log line
Hemp sail twine, 2 4r 3 thread
Manilla cordage, 1 and inch
n-t t. i I 1:i00 barrels oil shocks,
Uil snoots, j 500 barrels new shook s,
Zinc paint. White U-ad 5
l'aifct oil. Re-1 lead
Venetian red, Tellow ochre
Chalk, Black paint
Stockholm pitch
fctoikholm tar
Coal tar
6 Oak boats. IC, 16.6, 53, 19. and 22 feet long
Hawaiian Flags
Sh'pa felt.
Hair oil
Macassar oil
Fancy s-wps
Genuine Eau Je cologne.
A large assortment of
Printing.
E.ll.
Itter,
Foolscap and Note paper,
A large assortment of Blank Cooks,
Hardware paper.
Hardware, &c.
Ftest English fencing wire
Iron tir.ned saucepans
Iron pots. Saw fila, Copper tacks
jiiun, Jews harps
Crc-ia-handied butcher3 knives 5 to 7 inches
Sailors pocket knives, Stel scissors
Ned!es No. I to 5 in tins !S 5 11
Tailors thirr.bles.
JIoop iron i to Ji inch
Copper wire cloth for centrifugals,
r.tcca tin.
Olasswsire
Water moakeyq
White granite dinner setts complete
' tr-i'.et setts
fwt baths
" Mugs and Bowls
" Cups and Saucers
Cut bar tuaiMers
Pres'ied tumblers
Lamp chimnks.
Grey, Mue, green aud scarlet blankets
Oil carpeting, tapestry carpeting
Carp-et bags, black siik craje
Rlack siik umbrellas, black cotton nmhreVas
Ladies' and Geota' silk and k;d gloves blak asd c-Ir-r'd
Linen Huckabuck towels, Russia craih
Hed qui:ts. veivet silk and satin bonnet ribtons
Ulaci silk hnt riblon. Iterlin wfiol
Black and I. incy colored Ostrich feathers.
Ivory tooth combs, Euffilo dressiu;? comb.
Hair brui-hes, metal and bone pant buttons
Pi-arl butwns, white linen t-ipe
SuFpender?, playing cards
French calf skins walking canes
Corks, cane seat arm cKn ra and Ta3
Sailors' looking glasses
Framed slates
Tobacco pipes
Sucking tobacco,
Room paper and fonlers
Gunny bags
Birch brooms
Red brick
Fire and arch brick
Soda ash in caks
P:p clay in casks
Kaolin in casks
Blacksmith's coals in carts
50 toes tes steam coals'
&.. 4 c, tic 4-2m
Orocerics &c.
Ecglssb pi fruits, in qoarU
English pickles, in pinlf ;
Worcestershire sauoe
Indigo blue
English cheese
A lie cods
Haalenuts
Cod fish in quarter boxes
Prunes
Wine vinegar in cases
Saltwater soap, Wax tapers
Currants, in jars;
Raisins, in and J bcxe?;
Sardines, In I and i tins)
wiss ehcese
French Yan"! chn-xlsie
Walnuts
Olive oil
Sa usages
CVujhed sugar ia hlf bbls
Wine vinegar in demijohns
i
Re&ned camphor.
HIalt liiQiior, Wines, &c.
Eest London porter in quarts and pints
Best German ale ia qtrts and pir:ta
HLdi draught ale
Cinrct in casks
Rcnicaio in casks
Hock in caes
Claret in ca?e
G a in case
Brandy in casks. Bitters
Chaniptfriie in quarts and pints Ruicert pere et fill
428-2t CbasipaifM in its and pu Jvjcmkd t fits.
Artiait atotrttsantnts.
JANION, GREEN & RHODES,
Commission Merchants,
Victoria, Vancouver lalnnd.
X. B. Particular attention paid to cvm ignmeuU of Sandwich
Island Produce.
Victoria, V. L, January 1. 1S63. 07-ly
D. c. vsrcft. j. c. utaaiLL
lie II II Ac 13i:2:iIII,I,,
Commission Merchants
AtCTIO.XEERS,
ao t mid 200 CnliToi'iiIn Stroet,
S.L FKAXCZSCO.
ALSO, AGENTS OF THE
Sail Francisco & Honolulu rackets.
Particular attention given to the sale and purchase of bit
cbandise, ships' business, sup U log whaieships, negotiating
exchange. Ac.
ET All freight arriving at Saa Francisco, by or to the Ho
nolula Line of Packets, will be forwarded fees of ccmkissiok.
37 Exchange on Honolulu bought and sold. JCZ
skfkesck
Messrs. Wilcox, Richards & Co.,
" II Hackfeld & Co.,
44 C Brewer Can
" Bisbof- & Co
Ir. R. W. Wood.
Hon. H. II. Allex........ ....... ......
1) C. VrATEBMAS, Esq.,
3S-ly
..Ilonololu
CHAS. WOLCOTT B200K3, V. FRANK LAPP, EDWARD F. BALL, J
CMS. W. BROOKS & CO.,
SHIPPING AND
Commission Merchants.
voi:-T!i iron Tire
HAWMM PACKET LINE
iomuLuaSlAKisto
OFFICE 31 1 Santome St., corner Merchant,
SVT FKANCISCO.
PARTICULAR ATTENTION GIVEN TO
the Purchssx?, Shipment and Sale of Merchandise ; to For.
warding and Transhipment of Goods ; the Chartering aud Sale
of Vessels ; the Supplying of Whaieships ; and the Negotiation
of Exchange.
Exchange 00 Honolulu in eucis to suit.
ADVANCES MADE ON CONSIGNMENT!!.
B.EfR TO
Aldrich, Walker A- Co ,
I J as. Hrrsxew ell Esq., Boston.
IIk.nrt A. Pkircs, 44
Honolulu.
Behj. F. Show, Esq.,
C. Brkwkr & Co., "
Bishop i Co., 44
Thos. Splncer, Esq., Hilo.
Ali.masd if Co., Kauagawa.
BrTLEB, SlSK & CO.,
Scttos & Co.. New York.
Fikld & Rick, 44
U. Fogg & Co., Shanghae.
399-ly
AGRICULTURAL STORE
TMIE SUBSCRIBERS NOW OFFER FOR.
sale at Wholesale or Retail a large assortment of all kinds
of FARMIXG IMPLEMEyTS. amoog which will be found :
Steel plows of all kinds ami 6izes, by caJe of 10 each or single,
Cast plows, all sizes. Side Hill plows, catfcnd steel, all sizes.
Horse hoes, expanding and reversabie te-Jth,
Cultivators, double mould board and Shovpi plow,
Hinge harrows, with 24, 20, S3 and 42 teeth,
OX Shovels or ecrapers, Corn shellers. Corn mills.
Farm mills Portable flnur mills, 16 inch, 13, 20x24 inch.
( Rich stone mode of one piece of the best Burr stone.)
Wine, Lard and Cider presses, Hay or Cotton presss.
Citon cins. Garden seed sowers, (small and large size.)
Wheel Barrows, (ail size and styles.)
Oxyokes and bows, (all sizes.) Churns (all kinds.)
Whiffle trws sets for 1, 2 or 3 horses, Trace and ox chains,
Spades. Shovels, Steel scoops. Hoes, Ax-s. Steel rake.
Horse rakes, (all kinds.) Hay or Straw Cutters, (all s.res,)
Picks, Axe, Pick and hoe handles.
Grindstones by cas' or single, (all sizes,) Grindstone Hicgicgr,
Plow trimmings. Mould, Landsides,
Points of ail kinds, Harrow-teeth, Horse powers.
Portable steam engines, Reaper, Mowers, Threshers,
Horse carts, 4c
All of whk:h we will sell at the Lovetst City Price.
J. 1). ARTHUR & SON.
Importers and Iiealers.
427-Sza Ccr. Davis and Waahlctoa sta. Saa Francisco.
J B. Richirds.
San Francisco.
Job McCjactm.
PorUan-d.
Richards & ElcCracken,
FORWARDING AND
Commission Iferclmats.
Toitlaiil, Oregon.
HAVING BEEN ENGAGED IN OUR PRE
sent business for tipwanJs of seven years, and being
located in a fire proof brick building, we are prepared to receive
and dispose of Island stapltrs. sucn as sugar, Kice, S. rupa, Iulo,
Coffee, tc, to advn'ape. Consignments especially solicited,
fur the Oregon market. t which perocal ai:ent:on will be paid ,
and upon which c.v-h a lvaiirs will be made when required.
sjy FRjyasco r e fer zy c es .
Chas. W. Bpooks & Co., liadsor A: Liodenburg,
MeKuer 3: Merrill, JasPatrick fc Co..
Fred. Iken, W. F. Culeman & Co.,
Stevens, Baker Co.
PORTLA.D REFEREyCES -
Allen & Lewis. Ladi & Fi'.tua. Leonard 4 Green.
V23-6ni
WANTED !
A N ACTIVE TRUST V MAX TO DELIVER
MILK in this city. Fmquire of
427-2m IRA RICHARDSON.
NOTICE r
I HEREBY FORBID nil Peroiu troetlttjr
any one on my account without mv written order.
(fcign.-Ai) ACHC.
Honolulu. Ic. 9th, 1563. 394 ly
KEROSEPJE OIL!!
Clear Oil. Clear Liahtl
NO WEAK EVES.
FARRAR'S BOSTON REFINED
Clearer and Whiter than any in use.
Stands higher Chemical Test.
Eiaits no Odor, and Warranted to burn in any
KEROSEXE and all
ARCAND BUTTON-TOPS,
CAMFHEHE AND SYLV.'C OIL
LAIPS!
Burns slower, and gives a Clearer Light as
may be proved by actual test.
FOR SALE AT EXTREMELY LOIF RATES, BY
A. S. CLECHORN.
P. S. LIBERAL DISCOUNTS TO TIIE TRADE.
Also to Arrive
100 Cases Downer's Oil!
I
From Boston.
432-Im
ic ie m o s e I
OL
LOWE, BROTHERS,
Commission Merchants!
Victoria, Vancouver Island.
RKFKK TO
The Ho. lirDaos's Bat Co
Messrs Dasu Uiss k Co...
Messrs. ALD rich, Waleisi k Co..
Mr. Jiku I. DowsrtT
Victoria, r. I.
'rancid
do.
W-Iy
B. W. FIELD,
COMMISSION MERCHANT.
31 and 33 BROADUAY, 1
new yoke:.
BOUROOIIVa,
COMMISSION AGENT!
ATTENDS TO THE SA LE and PURCHASE
on COMMISSION of all merchtndUe. Offers great all
vantages for the purchase, in SAN Fit A CISCO of
French Wines, Cognac, French Preserves
AND FRENCH GOODS!
Arent for the manufacture of CEMENT CT BENICIA.
cx.vr.vr or first quality, always o.v UAjih
427-Sca 24 Battery Screet, Saa Francisco.
EDWARD BOSQUI & CO.
517 Clay Street, San Francisco,
BOOK-BINDERS, PAPER RULERS
AND
Account Book Manufacturers,
Blanks of all kinds Printcl stnd Hated
. . . dcaired I'nllrrn.
401-ly
8. OK1FFITTS MOHGAK.
C. 8. BATHAWAY.
b. r. rroKt
MORGAN, STONE & CO..
Commission and Forwarding Merchant. Saa Francisco, CaV
RsrEREXCKd
T. S. Hathaway Esq Ntw BedSW
Messrs. T. k A. R. Xye,.
" Swift & Perry
44 Grinnell M in turn tt Co., New Tort.
John M. Forbes Eq., Boston,
Messrs. Perkins & Smith, w Lfid(, .
Daniel C. Waterman Esq .....Honolulu. ' "
427.Ii
TOBIN, MEAGHER & Co.,
Importers and Wholesale Dealers
ir
V.'IIIfE GOODS,
nssiery. Gloves,
Linen and Silk H'dk'f-,
Embroideries, Laces,
Ladies and Gents Famish
ing Goods.
Hoop skirts,
Spool Thread,
Sewing 8ilk.
YANKEE NOTIONS,
Pocket Cutlery,
Combe and Broabea,
Perfumery, Playing Cards,
Fancy Soaps,
Paper and Envelopes,
Milinery Goods,
Straw Goods,
Ribbons,
4c, kc, 4c. 4c,
We have on hand the largest and best assorted stock on tfc
Pacific Coast, to which we are receiving constant additkos
We invite buyers to erjunine before purchasing.
All orders entrusted to os will receive our particular ai taction.
TOBIN'.MEAOHEB, & CO.
219 to 225 Battery, comer Sacramento St,
401 to 400 Sacramento EtreeL, ( ip stairs.)
415-8a gaa Franclsoa.
NOTICE.
rMIE COPARTNERs7lIP IN THE DAVE
ISO BUSINESS heretofore existing between Eugene
Kelly, of the city of New York, aad Joseph A. Dooohoe, Wn.
C. Balaton, and Ralph S. Freu, of San Francisco, under the
name of EUGENE KELLY 4 CO., New York, and DONOHOt,
RALSTON 4 CO., San Francisco, will cease on the first day cf
July, 1564, Eugene Kelly and Joseph A. DonoLoe withdrawing
from the copartnership.
The business will be settled In New York fcy Eugene Kelly,
and In San Francisco by Wm . C. Ration asd B. S. Fret.
Depositors are requested to hand in their book tor settlement
at the banking house of Donohcc, RaVtos 4-Co. V
EUGIWli KELLY.. -I
Per J. A. Dooohoe, AUceney. '
JOSEPH A. DON0H0E,
W5L & B ALSTON,
E. S. FUETZ.
San Francisco, June 13, 1S64.
The nndersigned oUhng attention to the foregoing card, girt
notice that they will continue the busine. of the above Co
partnership under the firm name of FRETZ Ac RALSTON,
until the Firrs Dat or Jcxt, 1564, when the same win be
transferred to THE BANK OF CALIFORNIA,
whose effcial circular is hereunto annexed.
WM. C. RALSTON.
K.S. FRETZ.
Saa Francisco. June 15, 15ot.
THE USE OF UOH!
KCOEPORAIE Um TEE UfS OF I EI SMX
Capital Stock, (peJd up in Gold Coin.)
8S,000,000 !
With the Privilege of Increasing to
55.000,000 I
STO CKHOLDER S.
Shu Fraiicire.
P. O. MILLS,
WM. C. RALSTON,
R. S. FRLTZ.
J. B. THOMAS,
LOUIS McLANC.
ASA T. LVWTON,
WM. E. BARRON,
THOS. BELL.
JOHN O. KARL,
WM NORRIS.
J. WHITNEY, Jb
O. F. GIFFIN,
WM. ALTORD,
JOSEPH BARRON,
A. J. POPE.
herman michels.
;fredli:ick rulings,
george ii. howard.
ii. f. tkschemachr,
a. ii a v ward,
i.MOSEc! ELLIS.
;A. P.. Mci'REARY.
R. M. JESS UP.
SAMUEL KNIGHT,
A. C. HENiiY.
rJ. C. WILMKRPING,
ALPHEIS BULL.
H. W. CABPENTIER.
Prllnisf, OrrgoHt
JACOB KAMM.
D. O. MILTS
WI. C. RALSTON,.
Prmldeal.
...Csbirr
Ccbkspoiicst3 ix New Yok. LEES & WALLER, Ne.
33 Pi;-.' Street.
Cos.fcoxDEr is Lojrnos. BANK OF LONDON.
The above named Corporation has been erpanizeJ fir th
purpose of carrying on the Bunking and Extiiaiipe business,
in alt its branches, in this cf:y and with the Interior of this
State, the cetghlorins; State and Territories, and with MexJ;
also with the Atlantic cities, Europe, China, and the E
Indies , for which tbey are provided with ample Ucilitiea.
With the view of giving to the business of the corporation all
the efficiency and promptitude of a private banking firm,
tether with that confidential seclusirn of private business
matters so generally desired, the immediate management of ft
affairs is committed exclusively to T. O. Mills and Wm. C.
RaUton, as President and Cashier respectively, to whota, er
either cf them, the customers of the Bank will app on all
business matters.
P. O. MILLS, -J. B. THOMAS,
LOUIS McLANB, THOMAS BELL,
WM. NORRIS. A. J. POPE.
JOHN O. EARL, io. F. GIFFIN,
HERMAN MICHEL?, ! JAMES WHITNET.Ja,
W. C. RALSTON, i
Pan Francisco, July 5ia, 1S64- A73-im
JUST RBOSIVED
AND FOE SALE
AT THE
Honolulu Iron Worfes!
A NEW ASSORTMENT OF
BRASS STEAM COCK4?.
Brass stenm pauses. Iron elbows,
Superior lap weld boiler tubes.
Rest bar iron, round and flat ;
Beet bar steel, round aud flat ;
Sheet iron. Sheet ste-L
Wroueht iron pipine.
Emery clotli. White tow.
Hemp tow, Flax packiort
And BLACKSMITH'S COAL in Cak.
I guaranteed (e b mf tlse Best la4,jaa
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