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BY C. S. BARTOW.
ON THURSDAY, March 15th,
At 10 O'clock, A. M , at Salesroom, will be soW,
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING,
At 12 o'clock m., Piano Forte.
? . f C.,4?. BAaTOW, Anct'r.
VALUABLE BEAL ESTATE
SUPEMOB FUBNtTUBE J
ON TUESDAY. : : ; : MARCH 20th,
At 10 O'clock, A. M., on the premises, Berltanla 8t.,
Oh the Premises Ownl ly Mr. W. G. rooU,
Will be sold,
ALL. THE FURNITURE
i . - . ' :... ! ' - -
or Mid resiJence, comprising,
Parlor, Bed Room and Kitchen
Om Parlor Set; Walnut Hair Cloth feota, Chain, Marble Top
Table, Sloe Carpet.
j. Superior Piano!
Coat in Ban Francisco, $500.
Powerful Parlor Organ!
BftUAbr for5 texture or School "Room, owned "formerly by
Mr. a. Beckwitn.
A VARIETY OF FINE PAINTINGS
Chandelier with patent borneri,
Extension Table. Chair, Koa Bedsteads,
Spring- Mattraia. Hair Mattraitea,
Bedding", Pillows, Bureau, Mirror,
. Large Wardrobe,
CROCKERY and CLASSWARE !
Cook Store, Kitchen Ctenslls, Ac, Ac.
REAL ESTATE !
At 1 O'clock, M- will he Solst,
THE, VALUABLE PROPERTY!
House in good condition
h ; ; Containing 5 rwwii, wV BataTIouse connected.
Airy 'and etomodioMblei.'wlJh Carriage Room.' Sepa
rate room fee feed; Stall are flued with loose boxes, and re
cently boiU in the moat aubalantial manner, at great expense.
Tfcle Sale flere a Rare Chance te
Purchase a moat desirable residence, pleasantly located on one
. . of the fine street ia Uoooiuln. .- .
.pr S4e PtU'(e.: .Terms, liberal and made known at tale.
C. S. BARTOW. Anct'r.
n j ' v 2--x1
FOR SALE !
11-2 OR AND PIANO FORTE,
ONE NEW OX CART.
NOTICE TO HOLDERS OF STOCK, &c,
- - On the Inland of Maui. ,.- - r
A XX.' PERSON'S HAVING CiTTLE,
HORSES, c. Erasing on the Walluko or Waikapn
Common, are reqoested to remove the sapie, if not eonuaated
on or before the 1st day of Jane, 1878. After said date all
CatUa, Ac, found tresspassing will be impounded according to
law. v AH persona washing- to run cattle, on said commons.
r?7 wtowiu. He., i jj
2 t i i mi - Waikapn, "Maul.
N. B. No driving Hones, CatUe. Ac., or branding allowed
OD aaid commons witboat the permission of the said Corn well
A Cc. or thai authorised sgeal ' :
Wailnka. May 23. 1878. T26 tf
CHAS. T. CULICK,
AGEXT TO TIKE 'ACKXOWLEDGEJIEXTS FOR
Interior Office. Honolulu.
Oregon Oats and Bran,
COLUMBIA RIVER SALMON,
lm Barrel, and Ilalt Barrel f . , v.
U . ; . . i r .-, " ' v
JUST RECEIVED 'AND FOR SALE LOW.
Sugar and Pasture Lands.
ONE HUNDRED' AND NINETY ACRES,
Koyal Patent 44T, sitnate at Moknleia, district of Waia-
8EVKNTY-NINE ACRES, Koyal Patent 818, sit
nata at Ke Moo, Kamanaani, district of Waialna.
ONE HUNDRED ACRES. Royal Patents 424 and
43S, situate at Kaheka, diatnei of Waialoa.
Applications to be made to
, , , . J. O- CASTER,
fc24 lm Attorney for J. T. Oulick.
THEO, H. DAVIES
i - - : - .:'
IS NOW LANDING FROM CALIFOR
NIA, ex MA&V BKLLS ROBERTS, and other late arri
Tals, and offers
FOR SALE CHEAP I
Oregon Salmon in Bbls. - -
Tobacco, " Cable Coil." '
v. ' - - -
Honey in Comb,
... . Honey in Glass, s
i i v'i.i- - Dried Apples, : -1
:&c ; . ;&c, &c, j ftCil',
TRAVELLERS r HOUSE,
VISITORS AT Hll0. AND PARTIES EN
ROUTS FOR THIS VOLCANO, can And
..... WITH , . ' i
BOARD AND LODGING
AT RSA80XABLX RATES, at the abore establishment.
HORSES AND GUIDES PROCURED
At short notice, and all arrangements made for the trip to the
moootala. Uy22 IT) C. K. HAPAJ.
BY E. P. ADAMS.
REGULAR CASH SALE !
ON TUESDAY, March 13lh,
At half-part 9 A. M., at Faleroom,an
ASST. OF NEW GOODS
Fine Prints, Mastics. Linee Drills,
Brown Cottons, White Cottons, Merino,
Victoria Lawns, Silk Handkerchiefs,
Hemmed Linen Handkerchiefs,
Fancy Flannel Overshirts,
nsrrard Shirts, Wool Shawl.
Turkish Towels for Bathing,
Blankets, White Shirts, Amoskeag Denims,
Cotton Drill. Brilliants,
j" ' Pine Tweed Suits."
BeJ Qjilti, Merino and Cotton t'ndershirts,
FELT AND STRAW HATSJ
Ladies' Hose, Men's Rocks,
Bridlts and Bits, Travelling Bags, Etc., Etc.
GROCERIES, TAXCi GOODS, ill
Best Brands Kerosene, Card Matches,
Yeast Powder, Sardines, Soda Crackers,
Clothes Pins, Hams, Bacon, Candles,
Pickles, Tobacco, Cigars, Pine Tea, Oysters,
Axe Handles, Salt, Waab Blue, Pain Killer,
K. P. ADAMS, Auctioneer.
Opposite Fort Street School.
FOUB f ieceFof UNO I
Adjoining lands belonging to Metsrs. Stewart, -'
. i ' . i JaJ. Wooi mn pnkoi.' i
HsTlag a rrontage on School Street of 135 Feet.
XT Title perfect- Notice of time of sale and other particu
lars will be glren In due time. Plan of the grounds can be
seen at the office of
...,.. - j. - . P. ADAMS, Anct'r.
AT PRIVATE SAI-E !
A Small Lot of Choice
Red Columbia River Salmon 1
K P ADAMS, Anct'r.
VOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL
1.1 persons that, at a meeting of Subscribers to the Stock of
the HONOLULU IKON WORKS COMPANY, held on the
ltthdayof Pehruary.1877, the Company, by resolution, ac
cepted the Charter granted to them and their associates and
successors, under the corporate name and style of the HONO
LULU IRON WORKS COMPANY? said Charter having
been Issued by the Minister of Interior, npon the 22d day of
December, 187 .
The corporation organised itself under said charter, and
elected the following named officers of the company, via :
TI3EO. H. DAYIE3 PRESIDENT
THOS.-R. WALKER:.. SECRETARY Ac TREASURER
W. L. GREEN ..AUDITOR
1 Notice Is further given that pursuant to the terms of said
Charter ' no Stockholder shsll individually he liable for the
debts of the corporation beyond the amount which shall be
due npon the share or shares held or owned by himself."
ten TUOS. R. WALKER, Secretary.
- s TO LET. ' " '
A CONVENIENT COTTAGE. No. 107
Nuuana Avenue, at present occupied by T Q THRUM,
Eq- . . .
dl8 Enquire or J. S. Ltiiu.
FOR LEASE, FOR ONE or MORE YEARS.
MA VERY DESIRABLE RESIDENCE
on Beretania Street, below Richard, next to the
premises of Mr Poole. Tha yard Is roomy, well pro
vided with shade and Fruit Trees. The dwelling house is In
flrst-clsss order, and contains two bedrooms and parlor, with
a two room cottage adjoining. Cook house, bath house, Ac,
with water laid on. The location is pleasant and healthy, re
ceiving the roll benefit of the bracing airs from the valley, and
Is within a few minutes walk of the Post-office. For particu
lars as to terms, enquire of
felO tl - cniniwii.
a . t
BREAKFAST. . .
(( fir A THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OP
-'JL the natural laws which govern the operations of di
gestion and nutrition, and by a careful application of the fine
properties of well-selected cocoa, Mr. Epps bas provided our
breakfast tables with a delicately flavoured beverage which
may save na many heavy doctors' bills. It is by the judicious
use of such articles of diet that a constitution may be gradu
ally built op until strong enongh to resist every tendency to
disease. Hundreds of subtle maladies are floating around us
ready to attack wherever there is a wak point. We may
escape many a fatal shaft by keeping ourselves well fortified
with pure blood and a properly nourished frame." Bee arti
cle In the Civil Sertie Gazette, - .; ; t .'
. Mad simply with koiling water or mHt. Sold in lb. and
I lb. packets and tins (not damageable in tins,) labelled thus:
JAMES EPPS k CO., H03HE0PATHIC CHEMISTS,
43 Threadneedie Street, and 170 Piccadilly .Works, Eustoa
Road and Camden Town London. . , .- , .; , .seplfl 11m .'
riMIE UNDERSIGNED ARE PREPARED
M. to forolsh estimates for Sojrar Machinery, Ac., either to
be made at the HONOLULU IRON WORKS, or to be import
ed from GLASGOW by a vessel to leave that port about July
or August next, or by another vessel to leave in February, 1878.
THEY ;H AVE; ON HAND !
And Far Sale,
ONEf SUGAR MILL & GEAR,
.--. i - Twratr by TWriy-sU, - '.(.
. . , - ALSO, ONE OR TWO SIZES OF
Second Haftd Sugar
Gear and Power, which may be delivered in a few months.
Also, FOR SALE TO ARK1VE
FROM GLASGOW, DUE IN JUNE NEXT
. O 500 Gallaa Clarinrra '
Four Palra Westou'a Centrlfusal Mnckiar.
ALSO, ON HAND AND FOR SALE,
-' - China Building Bricks. Portland Cement, Fencing Wire,
Hoop Iron, "Beit Assorted sr Iron, East India Rice,
' China Matting, c,
niiich will be sold in ptanlities to suit, at Vie
Loicesi JIarkel Rates.
N. B. Those planters who are contemplating increasiog the
capacity of their mills msy hear of a purchaser for their old
mills, gear and power, by an early application to the ander-
'ja20tf GREEN, MACFARLEXE k CO.
Ever Imported. For Sale in Lots
to Suit, at
JUST RECEIVED PER KA MOI, AN
HEIDSIECK & CO.'S
Grand Vin Royal,
In Quarts and Pints. For Sale at Agents' rates by
H. HACEFKLD a Co.,
Sole Agents for Messrs. Heldsieck & Co.,
ap39 R helms.
FOR SA3 FRAXCISCO.
jrr THE A I HAWAIIAN
Bk. IOLANI !
H. CARRELS, Master,
Will be Despatched for Saa i raaritec, to fH tbe
Marj Belle Koaertf.
XT For Freight or Passage apply to
fcM 11. HACKFKLD A Co, AgeoU.
SCHOONER FOR SALE 1
'- THE UNDERSIGNED OFFERS FOR SALE
FINE SCHR. JOHN YOUNG!
As she now lies, with all her Sails, Ringing and Stores, ready
fug sea. Foe further particulars apply to
UUZm CHAB. LONO.
TIME-TABLE OF THE .
STEAL1ER " KILAUEA,"
M.rrh 2Cth. SlonJlT. 5 Dm H'"
On Kona trips the Steamer will go as tar as iionomaium.
On all Windward Trips the Steamer will leave her wharf at
; all trips to Kaaai. will leave at 4 p. m. uo aown trir-s
the Steamer will not leave Kawaibae before 10 A. M.
Milifm tt notice on no trio. Maaiaea Bar not before a.
, Any change from tne anovc wi:i ne advenibt-u.
Rates of Passage will be
To or from Eaanakakai, Moiokal....,
' Ma kens, Maui
. " Mahukona, Hawaii
V i . Kawaihae, M .-
" Kailua, "
" Kaawaloa, "
1 ii Km Cnaat "
.... 7 00
.... 8 00
.... 10 00
.... 15 00
C.rvt tt Tl .nit. KAiind Trio . . ..............
To or from any Port on Kaaai.......
Circuit of Kauai, Round Trip
.... 12 00
Deck Passage lor natives oniy.
No Credit for Passage Money !-.- :
TICKETS AT I11K UH-E "JUl.
No berth will be considered as taken until paid for. Not
eaDonsibia tor basraro unmarked or any Freight or Parcels
unless receipted ior. y , ; . , ,
do MmiT tiunvrv niTia nv nr.MAXu
. fr. . in k- i. I. ia hftv th RtMmer reach Hono-
lulu on the evening of the same a ay sne leaves uaui.
iui - " . ,
, SAMriL 0. WILDER, Agent.
Office' with Wilder a Co., corner or Fort and Queen Streets.
FOR KOLOA & OTHER PORTS ON KAUAI.
JHE SCHR. KAMAILE I
Will have regular dispatch for Kauai, as above, until farther
notice. TT Freight and 1'assengars UKan at iae Luntsi
KOLLKa a CO.. Agents.
. P. 8. This vessel has Just been thoroughly repaired, newly
ooppered, and put in penect oroer. - , - k ,.i
REGULAR PACKET FOR LAIIilNi.
THE SCHR. NETTIE MERRILL,
E. D. CRANE, Master. , .
WidkinBegilarry between This Port and Lahalsa,
Uonelolo Satardays and Lthaina eierj Wednesday.
958 3m H. HACKFELD a Co., Agents.
BOSTON & HONOLULU PACKET LINE !
C. BREWER Ac CO., AGENTS
Favorable arrangements can always be made for
Storage and Shipment of Oil. Bone, Wool, Hides
and other Merchandise to New Bedford, Boston, New York and
other Eastern Ports. XT Cash Advances made.
o2 ly C. BREWER a CO.
REG U LA R
DISPATCH LINE FOR SAN FRANCISCO.
C. BREWER & CO., AGENTS.
Mernhandlsa received STORAGE FREE and
liberal cash advances made on shipments by this
(oz ly u. UHnnitt a v;u.
IN CASKS, FOR SALE BY
n. HACKFELD a CO.
THE UNDERSIGNED, A PROFESSIONAL
ENGRAVER, is prepared to
EXECrTE WORK IN GOLD AXD SILVER, ETC.,
IN FIRST-CLASS STYLE,
And as cheap if not cheaper than tba same can be piocured
from abroad. Special attention given to
Seal and Die Cutting,
Shop with W. M. AVenner, Jeweller, Fori Si.
feU 3m F. PETERBOM.
A SmAII LOT OF
Frascr River Salmon!
IOH S -A. Xjs 213 -A- T
Sctcii ISollaFS !
PER BARREL, TO CLOSE SHIPMENT.
ja-20tf THEO. II. DAVIES.
The Hawaiian Hotel
LUNCH ROOM IS OPEN,
Under the Management of R. VON OEHLHAFFEN.
ALL DELICACIES KNOWN TO THE AGE
constantly kept on hand, and served to surpass the past,
arrest the present, and stereotype the future guaranteed to
satisfy the epicure in his wildest dreams. Weddings, Dinners,
and all other private and public oiders will be executed in my
mual elveated style.
d30 ROBERT VOX OEHLHAFFEN. Manager.
STOVES AND RANGES!
TIDE UNDERSIGNED HAVE RECEIVED
EX MARY BKLLK ROBERTS AND D. C.MCRRAY
the following list or Stoves and Ranges.
BUCK'S PATENT For Wood or CoaL
" MAGNA CHARTA For Wood, seven sixes.
IRON CLAD With Cast Iron warm closet and
copper reservoir, a large family stove.
SUPERIOR Six holes, a good article.
ALMEDA Jast the article for small families, very
LAUREL, for Wood or Coal.
This Range is said to have the largest sale of any of Us
style on the Pacific coast. 4 sizes.
- ' ' Also, jnst at hand, a fine assortment of
Glasgow Stoves & Ranges I
Comprising the following list :
MISTRESS RANGE. 7, 8, 9x
VICTRESS STOVE. 6, 7. 8, 9;
Making in all one of the moat complete assortments of Stoves
Ranges, Ac, 6e., ever on sale in this Market.
JJT Every Stove warranted.
Also, a full Una of
Materials. House Water Closets.
Faucets, Lesd and Iron Pipes, Sheet Lead. 2 1-2 to 6 lbs., sc.
Toilet ts, plain and fancy; Water Coolers, Ac, A-e.
CALL AND EXAMINE AT No. 9 Kaahamann Street
Orders from the other Islands will have onr best attention
and at lowest figures. Good, carefully packed.
anlO ly J. NOTT K Cm.
MARCH ANT, : X : MASTER
SATURDAY. MARCH 10.
raises or tbb Moo roa tsi Mom or Ht.ca,
1s77-Hosoli.lv Mass Time.
Mar. 6 Last Quarter 11 29.1 aw
14 New Morn 4 L r
22 First Uoarter 3 34.1 am
28 Full Moon I IT S rw
Mar. 1 San rises a a "V Aanaia 6 Ot 9 rs
a Sun rises 6 IT. 2 Han sets. .....6 M2
16 Sun rises 6 13 3 n; an sets 6 07. 3 rm
33 San rises Oi 3 is; Sun wis 8 0S 3 m
29 Sun rises iHtiai Sun seta o la 9 rs
31 Sun rises SM is, Sua ku 6 11 fm
Cirr. Disicl Smith. Harbor Master.
OrnciiL notification having beo made to this department
by Moo. Theo. Ballieu, Cociul and Commmiooer of France,
that in consequence cf the departure for France cf Mons.
Charles A. Pernet, Chance'.ier of the French Legation in (his
Kingdom, His Excellency the Dnk Decai-s his authorized
Mr. Godfrey Broww to officiate in that capacity durir.g Mr
Notice is herebv given that the sail Godfrey Biown has
been recognized as Acting Chancelier of the French Leg ition
aforesaid, and all persons are required to take notice of this
fact and respect his authority accordingly.
J. Mott Smith
Minister of Foreign Affairs, ad interim
Department ol Foreign Affairs. March 3rd, 1ST7.
TO LAHAINA ROADS
AOAIN. -AND BACK
The fact ia that Lahaina KoaJa didn't at all
enter into the plan of the proposed trip, other
than as a way-port, but circumstances over
which we had no control constituted it our
" Point Turnagain." We embarked in company
with a goodly number of passengers on Monday
last on the Bteatiier Ailauea, for Hilo and the
Circuit of Hawaii. For our individual self, we.
intended to make the most of a rarely enjoyed
week's vacation, by getting several mouthfuh
of fresh air ; interviewing the Development Com
miasioners at Hilo in regard to their opinion of
the rich and undeveloped district of llamakna ;
and lastly, on the 44 home stretch," to visit the
ecene of the late Eub-marine eruption at Keala-
kekua, if perchance the goddess Pele might really
be at work in making a new harbor there. Na
turally enough we com tern plated the collection
of sufficient material for several chapters of inter
island travel and a leading article or two on
public improvements. In all these expectations
we were disappointed except in the matter of
fresh air, of which we got lather more, on the
whole, than was agreeable.
The breeze was fresh from the South-West
when we left port, and although some of the
weather-wise prognosticated it would prove only
local, it freshened to half a gile outside of Dia
mond Head, with a heavy chopping 6ea, that
speedily brought all but old sailors and that
disagreeable, cynical style of old traveler who
is never sea-sick to a state or mental indiffer
ence to proceedings in general and a gloomy con
templation of true Inwardness." In all our
previous trips on the Ailauea, we never knew
the staid old boat to kick and plunge and shy
about so like an unbroken colt, as she did during
the night of Monday last through, the channels
of Haaluea and Pailolo to Lahaina Roads. The
wind blew a real gale, intensified in occasional
squalls of rain. By half-past 3 o'clock in tho
morning wo ' were off the entranco of the reef
and opposite the lights of the town and lay by,
head to wind. The earliest peep of day showed
a whalo boat from shore, manned by the wild,
shouting, amphibious Lahaina boat-boys. There
were several of these boats, and they made in all
five trips frnm t.h ataamor tO thft a!""". -!iel
the mails for Maui and as many passengers
bound to that island as dared venture their lives
in the really dangerous transit. For the wind
was blowing almost directly on shore, and there
was a continuous line of huge, foaming hissing
rollers, all the way from Ukumehame to Eaana
pali. From the steamer it looked as though
Lahaina was being engulfed in a tidal wave, only
the tops of trees being visible as the waves
swelled, thundered and subsided. It was an ex
citing spectacle to see tho boats loaded with pas
sengers cross the breakers. More than once
as we watched them with eager interest the cry
arose from our deck " Ua make!" She's
gone!" as a boat stood right on end for an in
stant and disappeared in foam to reappear again
directly and still safely heading for the shore.'
Bat it was very riEky business, landing thfougTT
the surf at Lahaina last Tuesday morning.
Some old residents of Maui declined the risk and
returnd to Honolulu. Among those who did
land were Miss Boardman, Messrs. (j!. Arm
strong, II. Cornwell, G. W. and E. C. Macfar-
lane, and some thirty natives. Old residents of
the' islands will not need to be reminded that
many boats have been upset and lives sacrificed in
times past in rash and unskilful attempts to cross
the breakers at lAbaina in stormy weajher---''
It was given out,' that as soon , as all who
desired to land at Lahaina lad left, the vessel
wonld be headed back for Honolulu. Some
thought this a strange decision, for why could
we not keep right on to leeward of Maui and
Hawaii, and so to Hilo. But Capt. Marchant
knew better than his passengers, that the passage
of the channel of Alenuihaha (between Maui
and Hawaii) in such a gale would be a serious
risk for the old steamer, and he knew besides
what no one but himself and Engineer Campbell
knew that the Kilauea was even then leaking
like a seive ! In - fact, as we since learned,
while lying to off Lahaina . to disembark pas-:
sengers, it was deemed unsafe to 6 top the engine
for a few moments time, because the cessation of
the working of the pumps resulted in such an
accumulation of water below that it threatened
to put out the fires under the boilers. Here,
indeed, was a danger that threatened the lives
of all on board. During the passage to Lahaina,
and throughout the return to port, the steamer
was" Jeaking at . such a rate that it required the
greater portion of power, her engine possessed
to keep the water from drowning the fires. The
contest was between the two elements water
and fire and had the latter succumbed to the
former, the Kilauea and her living freight would
io - all human probability have gone to the
bottom. Throughout all the long thirty-nine
hours, from shortly after we left the dock at
Honolulu on Monday evening until we returned
on Wednesday morning, the Captain and the
Engineer were on the anxious watch, on the
bridge and in the engine room, the sole custodi
ans of a secret, to impart which to the passen
gers would have simply created a panic, and
perhaps something worse. These officers cer
tainly deserve the highest credit for their cool
ness, courage and skill, exhibited under trying
There were sufficiently comical sides to the
picture presented in the cabin of the Kilauea
during the cruise (to those who had the stomach
to appreciate them) which will doubtless, here
after furnish the bases of amusing and laughable
anecdotes manipulated by the wits of the party
and there were actually those among us who
declared that they enjoyed themselves rery much
on this remarkable trip ! But while memory
holds her seat, there ia one recollection of
the voyage that will remain indelibly fixed on
the tablets ol evr mind others may forget it if
they can. Twaa the echoes of a voice a wonder
ful voice which at convenient and inconvenient
intervals was beard from the depths of the cabin,
above the din of the elements, during the entire
forty hours, through all the tones of the gamut
in rcntriloquial imitations by tunrs of all
the beasts of the field and some of the fowls of
the air. It was the not uncommon process of
die-orgin bile tl.at waa going on. but the style
and musical accompaniment were certainly very
extraordinary, ar.d irresistibly eaaaed tie ghost
of a smile to Sit across countenances the owners
of which were just then selfishly gloating over
their own niiery.
'?peas. wen or me nrioge mat carries you
(ale over," is an old adage, which however must
not be strained. But in the present instance,
the fact that the old and well-worn Kilauea
stood so well the buffeting of the winds and
waves in the exceptional storm of the 5tb and
Cth instants, and came back to port without
serious mishap, would seem to afford evidence
that she ia not yet, aa some would make ua be
lieve, 44 a used up institution." At all events,
the government have come to the conclusion that
with some new planking (the leak having
been discovered) and otherwise strengthening,
sbe may be safely run in ordinary weather for
several months to come, and in this opinion it ia
understood that competent judges coincide. It
is anounced that she will be ready to sail for
Hilo on Monday the 2Cth instant.
The oaks of Base Bail ia becoming mora popular
daily, and a grand match ia to be played shortly.
K . .
is ASOTUKR column we insert me rrorcctus 01
f Judge Fornaoder a ew Book on Hawaiian Ar
cheology and Ethnography, which we announced
in our last issue.
AuisHorsc The Lahui Hawaii of this week
states that the 44 Hoola Labai" native Societies of
Honolulu are accumulating funds for ths erection of
a 44 Home for the Destitute."
The latest accounts from New Zealand state that
the crops of those Islands have been greatly dam
aged by heavy raina. In consequence, thera was a
rise in wheat on the Melbourne Market.
The South Australian Journals state that the
Colony has been afflicted with a prolonged period of
drought, which haa occasioned very heavy losses ly
failure of crops and death of stock.
On Thursday, February 8th, the heat was intense
at Melbourne; a hot wind waa blowing, and the
thermometer had risen to 98 in the shade. Tbey
wers then in the depth of summer at the Southern
Gold pom. The Treasury commenced on the first
:xf the month to pay out gold under the Act pasted
at the last session of the Legislature; so that in
stead of the glut of silver experienced for so many
months, we shall be refreshed with more than a
glimpse of 44 the color in the future.
We have noticed sacks labelled with the ticket,
r Coal for Stoves," and on enquit-y we find that
coal now is extensively used for cooking and other
purposes in our households, where wood was for
rkerly employed. This is owing to the increasing
dearth of wood on these Islands.
Exit Pele. II. B. M. S. Fantome. which left
Kona on Monday last, reports that all waa quiet at
Kealakekaa, the " Bub-raarine eruption" of Feb
ruary 24th having, entirely subsided by the 2Cth,
and nothing has been seen , or heard of it aince.
Thirty-two fathoms were found on the site of the
Oua late Special Correspondent with the Royal
Ca.uuuiiouora la th Island, of Hawaii, wisboa to
correct a mistake in his last letter, where Mr. Car
ter's name ocenra instead of Mr. Parker's, aa it was
the latter gentleman who went on board the KQa
uea to meet Her Royal Hia-hness the King's sister,
not the former, who as the Writer stated, was then
at Waimea, with the other Commissioners.
Tub popnlation of the Colony of South Austra
lia, according to the returns of December 31st.
1S75, was estimated at 210,442 souls, of whom 107,
944 were males, giving an excess of 5,446 males
over trie temaies. ua teDruary zoiu. is, me
total population of the Colony was only 17,
366 souls. The Aborigines are not included in
the foregoing returns. In 1861, they were esti
mated at 3369 souls.
Decision vsder thb Stamp Act. Yesterday a
decision of the Full Bench of the Supreme Court
was rendered upon a case submitted by the Minister
of Finance and Messrs. Bishop & Co. The Court
1. A Bank Check, whether payable to bearer or
order, ia not liable to stamp duty.- .
2. A Promissory Note, for a less sum than Five
Hundred Dollars, is not liable to atamp duty.
3. A Certificate of Deposit, such as now used as
currency, is not liable to stamp duty. .
Suicide of a P&ibo.vek. Ah Nee, a Chinaman,
who had been in prison since 1874, (sent from
Kauai under sentence for assault with a deadly
weapon) waa found dead in an outhouse of the
Oahu Prison on Thursday morning last, suspended
from a beam. A coroner's jury was summoned
and an inquest held yesterday by Coroner . David
Dayton. It appeared that Ah Nee having been
employed in taking care of fowls and doing odd
chores about the prison premises, had indulged
in some peculations of corn, which be obtained un
der false representations. Detected in this, he be
came dejected, and the verdict of the jury was that
he committed suicide.
A French translation was published some time
go at Paris of the well-known historical work on
the Hawaiian Archipelago, written by the scholars
Vf the nigh School of Lahamaluna, ia the Island
01 Maul. The following is tne title ol the t rencn
edition of this important Hawaiian publication :
"Ka Moolelo Hawail Jlistoire de Varchiptl ha-
vs&iien (Isles Sandwich). Tezte et traduction, 8vo.,
Paris." As appears from the title page, the French
edition contains the original Hawaiian text, as
well as the French translation. The French trans
lator is our old friend Monsieur I. Remy, we be
lieve. This book might be useful to Hawaiiana
desirous of learning the French language. It can
be obtained through the London Book Agents,
Messrs. Williams & Norgate, 14 Henrietta street,
Covent Garden. W. C. The price of the book ia
half a sovereign, English coin, exclusive of postage.
Our old acquaintances, W. &. N., will oblige ua by
sending a copy of the book to this office.
Some People find a cup of coffee a very refresh
ing beverage, when they are suffering from thirst
while walking about town, and otherwise feel
disinclined to allay it by draughts of cold water,
or potations of fermented and distilled liquors-
For persons of similar taste, it must prove very
' handy" to be able at all hours to quaff an ex
hilarating, but not inebriating, cup of Sheyk
Omar of Yemen's decoction, at the Coffee Saloon
of Mr. H. J. Nolle, corner of Queen and rtuuanu
Streets, which is a credit to the capital of the Ha
waiian Kingdom, v We have partaken of our
Jiry'an-e-fcateeA-cnp of coffee in the first Divans
of Stambool, Kairo, and Araby the Happy itself!
and we aver that our friend Nolte'a decoction is
second to none of them in Savor and aroma. The
enterprising proprietor is a Burgher of the old
Hanseatic City of Hamburg, long resident in tnta
Capital, and really deserves commendation for
bis endeavours to supply the public of Honolulu
with a pleasant wholesome beverage, In lieu or
the intoxicating draughts of the tavern.
Tkial or liner. Last Saturday, a trial was bad
ot soma new ht-ac rrcontly received bytbel ire
Department, several lengths of which burst. We
learn however that an order has been seat Eaat for
some navsled supplies of bote and ether appliances
for the Fire Department, which It Is expected will
add much to its efficiency.
CoxruaTVTt or THE Pax.. We da not exMtly
peroeiv how our local eor tecoforary has Leva able
to arrive at the conclusion that 44 the last issue of
the Facuic CoxxtaciAL ArTtancra contains a
alar spoo His Majesty's efforts to create a grove f
trees 'on the rameait of Poncnbewl," as the -tcaiia
GattUt of March 7th" alogalarly remark.
The paragraph to which oar contemporary refers ecn
talned nothing whatever calculated to east a 44 Slur"
tipca His Hawaiiaa Majesty's endeavours to plaat
trees on Punchbowl. Ws rather tbiak that our
contemporary's remarks are mors calculated to cast
a 44 alur " vpea his owa reputatiea as a fail sad
courteeaa jvoraaliat. Indeed, our oostetspcrary, by
bringing such a preposterous charge against us, ia
himself unconjoioasfy . tnraing nis Majesty into
ridicule, besides making himself eitremelv ridicu
lous into the bargain. Wa have do wish to offend
our contemporary, but if ha makes unwarranted
attacks apuo us, we kJeaJ la reply as the cam re
quires. Polick Coi st. During the past two weaks, tni
rabile dictu, not a single cae ef drank haa been
presented before the Court. Perhapa the southerly
winda have something to do with iL Quien sabs T
Apo, a Celestial. ef the straJghteat persuasion, for
doing a little business in opium, was sentenced to
three months hard labor, but gave bail and noted
appeal. Ah Long, another Celestial, and not a very
long on after all, but rather short, for procuring
bad gin for natives, paid $75 and $3 coats. Three
native men and one wahine were arrested fur gam
bling for money and fined from five to tea dollars
each. ' Klaula, lor cruelly to a borae, was Boad $6
and $4 costs. Served him right. David Eldridge
for crim. eon., fined $100 and 93 cost a. Raymond,
a Freoshman, who had the idea that all unhranded
or. unmarked animala belonged to him especially,
was fined $C and $4.29 costs, for shooting soar
goata. Of the laborers on the Coolklge plantation
who ceased work, seventeen were fined each 10 cts.,
and $2 ooats, and ordered te ret am ts their work.
Two noted appeals to decide the ease for all. Twelve
cases were dismissed. One opium ease brought a
bonanza of 976 to . the treasury.' lkeole, k., and
Hannah, w., for loving much but net wisely, how
aver expensive, were fined 830, and Hannah twenty
daya imprisonment.' Some eighty doga and curs of
all degrees have been taken op by the police daring
the last tew weeks; and were sentenced to be shot for
having disturbed . the peace of many nights. A
rather severe sentence for a howl.
The Castor Oil Plant.
; , ;
7b tie Editor ef.the Facfle Conxntrcial AJvniisr.-:
, Hilo, February 17th, 1877.
Deaa Sia : Aa your esteemed paper speaks io
favour of culivating ramie, eucalyptus and other
new plants, yon seem to forget an old and most
familiar one. In this district aa well as in nama
kua and Puna castor oil treee are met everywhere
along the roads, bearing plenty of nula all the year
round. It nay be1 that their seeds are nearly
worthless, but that luxuriant growth shows evi
dently how well the West India bean would do evea
in soil of inferior quality. i;i , ,
Castor Oil being one of the articles free of duty
by the treaty convention. I beg to ask you whether
it can be raised here as in South America.
T , - Yours very truly, Pollux.
We beg td refer our correspondent to our issae
for the 27th of January Ust. where in tba editorial
oolanms he'wirtfindan'artfcle en the subject of the
eastor oQ plant, aa one among the many neglected
resources of these islands, and the cultivation of
which we predicted waa erelong destined to figure
among our ladaatries. o. P. C. A. '.' t
On a Sunday afternoon, a walk along Emma
street, and beyond it by the country road which
leada to a ford la a stream winding through Pauoa
Valley, well -repays the stranger in Honolulu. At
least, to we thought as we sauntered leisurely along
in the direction indicated, ia the afternoon of Ust
Sundsj .Shortly Isfore. we reached tho ford in
question, the tolling of a bell farther up the valley
attracted oar attention, and, as it obvioualy. was
summootngj ihe sarrounding congregation to tb
afternoon service in the' church of the locality, wo
decided to be one of tho prayer meeting, and accord
ingly hastened par pace, soop arriving at the littla
church. It waa a very unpretending; edifice, fur
nished inside with a double row of open pews of
plain wood work, and at the upper end a desk of
the sameaimple workmanship.' When '- wo entered.
the church choir was entoning a hymn in the Ha
waiian language, and, as wo listened for the first
time to this choral song in a tongue still quits un
known to us, we were struck by the melodious
sweetness of the feminlLe voices and tho sonorous
effect of tboae of the male choristers. Some old
men spoke successively in very expressive stylo
in their native language; we distinguished the oft
recurring word JJkua -Lioa in tneir discourses.
Tho native teacher -or preacher- also delivered a
long discourse, the first of the kind wo ever heard,
and ws ajouU not .help being moved by tho estfneet
ness and pathoa of his langusge although we did
not understand what he said. Oar conclusion was.
that tho Hawaiian language possesses no mean capa
bility for oratorical display. Before the services
terminated, a goodly little congregation' had gath
ered under the roof of tho Alley church of Pauoa.
Wo could not help contrasting in our own spirit the
prompeas Christianity of tho dd world, with; tho
simple fervour r of ' these Neophytes.' We left tho
little native church of the valley of Pauoa, edified
and humiliated, considering bow far mora advanced
in tho path of tho gospel these Hawaiian converts
really are than many of the congregations of our
grandest old world oborches. After quitting the
sacred edifice several men shook our hand very
friendlily, and the women greeted us with a pleasant
Aloha; one of the men spoke English, and aaked na
to come and rest a while in bia bouse, which we
accordingly did. Wo were introduced to bis
daughter, whom wo noticed at church, who spoke
English very well, and wrote down in oar pocket-
book, tho name tf the locality In a very clear hand.
aa well aa ber own name; we alao met a fine littla
boy, tho grandson of mine host. After taking a
kindly leave of these new Hawaiian acquaintances.
wo atrolled along by a winding by-road te the grand
Avenue leading from the city to the Pali, and had
occasion to admire the elegant suburban residences
embowered in luxuriant gardens and pleaauro
grounds, of the Honolulu aristocracy, which flanked
oar route homewards. Upon' cur arrival St our
own abode, wo felt that wo had spent a very edifying,
and at tho same time for ua a very novel and enter
taining Sabbath afternoon, with tbe native Hawai
ian congregation of tbe quiet valley of Pauoa. tbe
memory of which shall not soon be obliterated.
E. M. D.
London, Feb. 6. Germany denies tbe ceasion
of territory by tbe King of Tonga, and atatea that
he King only authorised the nse of the port aa a
London-, February 9. Earl Granville urges unity
of action between tbe European Powera with a
view of coercing tbe Porte into tbe acceptance of
February 11 Tae Russian Press considers it is
needless for tbe Czas to make war npon Turkey,
whose fall will be quicker from internal anarcby
than from foreign attack.
A Russia circular bas been issued, expressing
tbe desire of Russia to maintain European accord,
and asks before stating ber decision, what coarse
tbe Powers intend pursuing ia view of the Porte's
rejection of their demand,
fa a circular tbe Porte vigorously upholds the
integrity of tbe Turkish Empire.
Origin and Migrations of the Polynesian
Ba.ce, and the Ancient History of tbt
Hawaiian People to the Timet ef Ka
1- 11 O M 1 TZ C T U M.
Among tho various at loo a of the earth, te which
especial attention haa of lata bean directed, politi
cally, as well as elhnokgically, tw havo been Was
understood, or store misrepresented, than the vari
ous tribes inhabiting that portion of tho TadAe
Ocean extending, aorta sad acaiL, from tho Hawai
ian Islands to New Zealand, sad, oast and wtet,
from Eastor Island to tht Fyl Group, with some few
eutliieg roaoaants atin farther west. No one ow
disputes that those tribes, although so widely scat
tered, are radically connected ly blood, lacgvsge,
culture and customs; bat their OrlgU whence do
rived sal with whom connected. If with any it tat
great races of mankind aa well as their appearance
ia tho Paoifio how aad when arrived, and how dis
tributedart questions on which soaah learning
bas been expended with generally saeagrw and often
contradictory results. Astecs sod loess, Pspaaat
and Malays, oven tho Uqailous Hebrew, through
some one of tho lost tribes of Israel, have la tarn
been proposed as Ancestors of tho PolyDeaiaa family.
Each one of these theories, though apparently plaas
Iblo enough until another waa started, takes I i ills er
no account of chat tho Polynesian family had to
aay k itself ea the subject of Its siwa origin and
migrations. Scrape of legends and particular cs
toms are bow and then reerred te Is praf of this
or that theory, bat aa analjtlcal and comparative
statement of Polynesian Folk-lore haa not hitherto
been attempted, and tho means of doing it wore
probably aot within tho reach of previous writer a
Such Folk-lore, taken as a whole, with lis carious
reminisce aees fax br-goDo ages of ereeds, oulturo,
customs, arts aad historical events, la aa lavalsablo
factor in solving the ethnic riddle of Polf neslan
Origin, la tho chief evidence of national unity aad
of extreme antiquity. It ladioatea tho tiimato fu
sion of a primary Arlaa branch with the Cushllo
race, while yet that raoe ruled so promo over tho
Area Lit, or 44 fonr tongues " ef Chal Jra, aa well
as Its mixture with tho Dravldiaa, or Turanian race;
from whloh three-fold connection tho . Polynesia
was tho othnlo product. That Folk-lore speaks ef
tho migrations of Its people, by land and sea, cf places
of abode and rest, and Its earte do voyage snay bo
distinctly traced to tho Indian Archipelago tad
lands beyond . Its genealogies, vrhea WrUloally ot
amlaed and pruned of tho rodandaaoles Imposed by
dynastlo vanity, or by confusion of legends, lead
back with approximate aad probably. alatorloal cor
talnty to about tho middle of tho second century of
tho Christian era, or for fifty-alx generations to the
period of Wakea and back of that give glimpses of
epochs and events with a prooialoo of outline aad
often a minuteness of detail that are truly startling
to these acquainted with ancient history, secular-w
Tho writer of this artide haa for lh .last twelve
years and mors made it a special study . and a labor
of love to collect, collate and erltioally oiamlno the
Polynesian Folk-lore, Its Legends, Chants, Prayers.
Genealogies, Customs, As., aad bas embodied a
rosume of his labor In a work sow preparing for tho
press, 44 Oa the Origin and Migrations t( tie Poly
neslan Race, and lbs Ancltat History of tho Hawai
ian People to tho Times of Kamahamtha t." The
concluslona arrived at la that work may bo brlaty
summed up as follows : The Polynesians were origi
nally members of tho Alias race, belonging to some
outlying branch of that rao In the direction of u
alana and aa far aa Bclouchlatan and tho head of the
Persian Gulf; that hero they became acquainted
with, and aabjected to, Cuahlto-Cbaldean lofieenoea
and culture, at a time anterior to tho final grammat
ical development of tho Arlan language as found la
the Ysdas and tho Areata, or brought westward by
tho Indo-European branches of lha Ariaa stock;
that migrating voluntarily or driven nut from this
abode Into India, they absorbed into themselves such
an amount of Dra vidian blood as to 4rnausnlly
affect, their oolor fa Its same ratio aad under tho
same conditions as tbo, Vedis Arians wore affected
centuries afterwards; that, geographically, tbey
J.ft traces of themselves from tbs Indus to Bombay
and southward; that from which ever silo of India
they embarkodthey are next found la poaseew'on ef
tho Indian Archipelago, from Sumatra and Java to
Timor and Louton, from which tbey had, ia a groat
measure, expelled tho Papuan race; that la this
abode, aad still eabjaot to CuattUe etvUaUo, they
remained for long, long, ages, while tho Vedlo
Arians over-ran India and while tha CunhUo empires
waned and disappeared, antil aboat tho brfauulug as
tbo Christina era; that, possibly previous e. but
certainly aboat that time, the began to U invaded
by a Brabmanlsed people from the east eoeit of
Deccan, and by tho rising Malay power, who finally
subjugated, extirpated or expelled them from tbo
Archipelago ; that thua expelled, tbey detouobed la
tho Pacifia Ocean and effected a temporary foothold
in tbo Fiji Group, sufficiently long however to lsavo
indelible traces cf themselves la tbo Fijian language
and on many of Its legends as well as the customs;
that finally expelled from there by tho hostile Papuan
race, they scattered over tho varioua groups ia tba
southern, eastern, and northeastern parts of tho
Pacifia now held by them; that tribal intercourse
was intermittently, more or lees, kept op for a lotg
time between tbe various branebca vt the Polynesian
family until, at last. Isolation, new conditions of
life, and other deteriorating eausts combined to ob
literate, to con fuse and to over-Uy with new and
more and more erode ideas, tbo arts, tbo culture,
tho creeds and legends which they brought with
them from their former homes " beyond tho setting
Such is tbo outline of tbo results, to which a ears
ful study of Polynesian Folk-lore, compared with
tho Folk-Ion and historical and philological data of
other peonies, has lad tbo author.; tttartiog wltbW
out o theory or ptwoonowrved opinion en tho aobjeot,
but believing that every nation, through Us mon
uments ry or legendary records, when eritioally ex
amined, la tbo beat authority of its owa past exis
tence, ho waa determined to follow tho clew which
tho Polynesians, themselves, should furnish regard
ing their origin. Indifferent whether It led North or
South, East or West, or, as some have supposed, to
a quondam Pscifio Continent, of which tho ocaU
tened groups are tho half-submerged tammlta,
geological tombstones, around which a few families,
saved from some mighty eataclyam, wore clustering
in abjectneaa and barbarity, as Ignorant of tbolr
own paat, aa tbey were ignored by others.
Such, then, when faithfully collated and read
aright, is tbo story which tho Polynesian family has
to tell cf itself if it could obtain a bearing before
tho literary Amphlotyons of tbo present day. Such
la its owa testimony to its owa origin, eocetxleus
and migrations, referring to tlaaeo fa tbs fat past,
la the twilight of history, ere the Semitic tribes had
emerged from under tho shadows of mount Taurus,
and while tbo bulk of tbo Ariao race still nestled ia
tho passes of tbe Hinda-Coooh or tended their flocks
on tbo Pamir highlenda. And aueh art. tho poarla
of hiatorlcal value which,, though doomed ty.ago,
by Ignorance, by fable, tho Polynesian offers to tbo
world's knowledge of tbo world's inhabitants, and
in vindication of bia own right a to a common. InbeiU
tanoo with thoaa branobes of kindred vacs who tow,
coming from tho East, bring him tho light ho loot
two thousand years ago,
Tbo work now proposed for publication will com
prise two parts tbo first, now ready, extending
from tbo earliest reminiscences of tbo Polynesian
race to tho times of Ma weko and Pauraakaa on tho
Hawaiian record : an epoch cf great tribal commo
tion, unrest, and intercourse, between tho varioua
sections of the race. Tbs second part of the work
will give tho Hawaiian history proper to tho times of
Kamehameha I, - and a comparative Polynesian
vocabulary la support of tho philological evidence
of tho Ariaa connexion cf tho Polynesian race, and
saoh legends and chants aa have not previously
been embodied In tho provloaa portions cf tho work.
Price for the first part, when published, " Five,
dollars. Asa. Fobsahdca,
Labaisa. Feb. 17th. 1877.
Ikferior. As tbero are none so. weak ttat ws
may venture to injure tbem. altb Impunity, ao
tbere are none so low that they may not at some
time bo able to repay aa obligation. Therefor
what benevolence would dictate, prudence aho-ald
confirm. For bo that la eantloua of Insulting tbo
weakest, aad aot above oblglng tho lowest, will
have attained such habits If forbearance and of
complacency aa will secure him tbe good-will of
all tbat are beneath him. ami traco him bow to
avoid tbo enmity of all tbat are above him. For
be tbat would not bruise even a worm, will be
till more csntious how bo treads upon a serpent.