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PAOiPiC COMEUOIAL ADVERTiSfift, SfiPfEMfllStt 29. 18 V Island ae Plan- -Kilau in Lk i 1 tlie reiraei a other , "alth. W V .stioa w lent oft - given Attract the pr y i-ilant I iu tb took a 1 tl...- -I ..." r ' i.i . ' rem el. :.w'r- I .i.oiul tor rii- uo :i L it lua. tU-re ion r. k fu.ve rtcre: :1s un t enti lied i t!i I I wl " rf :ii el il 3 tit iple I Lt . vbo than on fc i. it.ii of I nor elle f a ui I.? f " -111 irte nC Ian t a wi rl wh Tli the .vii ,Io3 : CI w' y- r l -tel lit 1 1 ral lid jrjf up. lie . e :r eat f inr t IU at y i v : : t a n, is in 4 'a ie le id n ii' IL J in if 1 I t i 1 i t. 1 i 1 a il 1 a f I. t c r il a I I J il ' THE PACIFIC Commercial ibfrltscr. RATrUDAY .SEPTEMBER ;:, 11 Th2 Career of the Madras under Captain Crudity, lite Captain of the fettain ihip Madras" i- well-kuowii to the res-Hent-: of this community on account of his irregu lar conduct & conm'ander of that vessel while 2yii.se ofTtlti 1 ort with a cargo of coolie initially infected with small pox. Hi career as an officer of the Madras has Ucn brought to a c!o-e ahiuptly under cir-rurj.-tar.f es not calculated to redound to hi-credit, and it will not Le inappropriate at this time to review briefly the w hole of hi-, recoid as c-otiiman U r of the vessel which i- now a-ain L. n. liarbor. Late in July, l-- Mr. llradley was com-iui--i-ii- d Captain of the S..S. Madras while that v wa-. lyini' in oit at Antwerp. What his previous im i I had been we are uiial.If to a-ceitain with ab-oiute certainty but tr.ou.uh i- l;i. 1. tr. warrant the con- Iu-ion that l.i l.nracti r as a master and as a p rtl. man win not unquestionable, . i:d it i- further .-tateil w ith what truth we know not that he obtained his appoint ment tneommaiid the Madiasonly through the influence f certain relatives. Jlebad formerly, for a short jeriod. be n Captain of the C. T. Hook, nii'i while in cJiare 01 that ve.ifccl, gnimd an unenviable reputa tion for brutality and cruelty to his men. After i' adiiiK at Antwerp, lie sailed from that 1 ort with the Madia. about the 1th of June, bound for JIoi,kon. He had, on that ocra-ion, scarcely ;ot out to r-ea, ac cording to the eoniurierit testimony of sev eral mt n who weie with him then, before he showed his tyrannical and inhuman na ture by rdiamefully abu-inx his steward without any reasonable provocation, and eventually this steward was discharged by the authorities of a way poit before the ves sel ariived at its final declination, because of the Captain's maltreatment. For brevity we mu.-t j a.-s over many mi nor instance? of a like nature, and oidy note the subst o,uent abuse of his second of Jkerat the joit of IIoiigkoii;r. Thiss fllcer he drove frfm the ship 1 .3' his cruelty, and u-ed the crew so badly that they an se in oj en mutiny, and the brave first officer, whnm he has lately ncaily killed of! the jwrt of fan !ranci-c, with his engineer, Cotton and Ilutheifoid two brave and no ble men came to the Ie!ei;e of their Cap tain, and, facing the ju-tly-en raged crew with their revolvers, saved the ungrateful i-omman ler'-s life. However, when the men were finally arrestid by the inlice of Hong kong, the magistrate did nr-t t lidenin them to sutler the penalty, which would ordinar ily be inflicted iu cases of mutiny, but on ly fined them one dollar each and ordered the captain to pay the costs and take the men back on board. I'a-.-ing mi not iced, again, several minor in-tances of cruelty, we come to the case of the carpenter whom he confined in irons for twenty-two days, w ith his hands suspended over his he-ad ; and tLis, too, without any adequate excu.-c, and while th- man was Miflering from a seve re disva--e. This was after the Madras left Hongkong for this port. When the ship an I veil at Honolulu, this carpenter, after Laving almost miracu lously survived an almost unparalleled cru elty, was discharged. The conduct of Captain llradley while edl this harbor is well known and we need not ihvc-II ui on it at present. The difficulties which he caused the authorities here he also imposed u on the authorities at Vic toria, where he attempted nl.-o to enter port With nn infested ship without proper per mission, but in the attempt he run his ship upon a sand bar and w hen he got her off the authorities warned him to remain out side in qua ran tine whep- he was compelled to stay for thirteen days. The consummate act of inhumanity which resulted in his re moval from command by the Uriti.-h Con sul in i'an Franci-co, is fully delineated in another column. It is a sad story and i- the strongest possible condemnation of Captain UradU-y, both ax an officer and as a man. The Example of Hawaii. Almost every considerable or progressive civilised land in the world is now embraced in the Universal I'o-tal I'nion with the no table exception ofthc Aiistrali-11 Colonies and the gieat countries lying to the west and north we t of Hawaii. F.vidently the time is iiot far distant when every nation 011 the fare of the glole will recognize the advantages to 1 e derived fiom tl.e- great postal combination which Las alreaely. proveel to the most enlightened and enter prising 1 copies of F.urojf, America and contiguous lauds, a source of much conven ience ami eroiiwn.y. Ned long ago there was held in Sydney a jostal conference, in which the colony of New Zealand was rep resented. The question of admitting into the Union all the iiriti.-h dc pudencies of Autra!a.sia was then ui-cued, and al though no deflinite arrange uients were f'.n-allj- made in regard to this matter, the pro ject was bititight prominently before the people of the Colonics anil ha since been constantly kept before the public by the Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney papers until now the paramount advantages of Joining in the international iostal conven tion rc-em to outweigh all other considera tions. in 'cw Zealand public opinion is very pronounced and that colony will doubt less be the find of her site r dependencies to enter the Union. While the subject has been under dis cussion in Australia the example of Ha waii lias been cited as illustrating a com mendable degree of enterprise, ami clearly howiifg that the more tlistant and isolated countries can join the Universal Postal Un ion advantageously. The spirit of enlight ened pr.-vgressiveness expressed by the ac tion of Hawaii; not only in this instance but in other matters on various occasions, lias attracted attention and won much fa vorable comment abroad. The action of our small state is frequently brought for ward as a model for much larger and mightier countries to follow. Kven the limited area of this Kingdom and its unique position both geographically and as a ris ing independent principality tend towards rendering wise and progressive national measures the more conspicuous and strik ing to foreign observers, and it will be the fault of Hawaii, herself, if she eloes not em ulate In the'future the most laudable of her former enterprises and take advantage of the prestige of high repute which she en joys among the nations, to advance to a po sition of importance, prosperity ami na tional dignity which will afford a still more eminent example for praise and ad miration abroad. Polynesian Laborers- In the Australian Colonies there has re cently arisen a new and warm discussion between the Piebyteriau clergy and the planters regarding the importation of labor ers from various of the Polynesian Islands. The missionaries contend that they have sneiit much money and toiled long and faithfully to as-ist the natives of these is lands whence laborers are most frequently obtained, to become civilized in their na tive lands, and capable of conducting their own affdrs of government, and that now the planter in Queensland or Fiji is doing his best to destroj the strengthening and evanselizing work of long years bv taking these natives from the ecclesiastical influence, which i said to be producing j gocd effects, and transporting them into j strange lands where they can only learn the rudiments of sin. To this argument the planters of Queensland and Fiji reply that " if the natives pre fer the missionaries to the labor agents and employers, well and got. 1 1, hut if tlo-y clno.se to tear themselves away fiom Ihe reverend fathers aiut betake them-elves to a strange land, the fact that much money has been spent in evangeliz ing them is no reason why they should be compelled to stay at home against their will." The planting element in this con troversy seems fo be inclined to recognize the right of the natives to consult their own wi-hes and act whhout any compulsion in matters w herein they are chiefly concerned. It is admitted that the Polynesians are quite capable of judging what they prefer and it i further tacitly conceded that they have a riiiht to -tay at home or live abroad just a, they please. In the meanwhile, however, the planters of Fiji and Queens land complain that t lie cost of introducing these Polynesian laborers has become ex hoihitant and the immigration seems like ly to cease for the reason that it does not pay. Laborers have cost planters from $200, to as much, in one instance, as SS"0 per hal. In this connection the example of Hawaii is brought forward as an anomaly in that she " has imported thes same la borers with encouraging results' ami these Polynesians prefer to go to labor in the Ha waiian Archipelago, even for much lower wages than to emigrate to Fiji or Queens land. It is acknowledged that trans porting the islanders from their isolat ed homes to distant and civilized lauds and, after a term of service, returning them to their native soil again has had a beneficent effect. They are naturally quick to learn and they acquire habits of industry and soou become more or kss skillful in all the rough er work about a plantation. All that they acquiie during the period of their service cannot be entirely lost when they return to their native islands. They have exhibited too, quite a notable patriotic attachment to their place of birth ami show a natural in clination towatds progression. It may be remembered what enthusiasm some South Sea Islanders displayed not long ago on the occasion of their departure from Honolulu, after having faithfully ami contentedly la bored for a period 011 these islands. It is evident that the inhabitants of these West ern Pacific Archipelagoes, who have hith erto been looked upon as mere barbarians, are capable of a much higher destiny in the future than they have been accorded in the past, and that they, iu reality, are advancing along the line of march, which modern pro gress has marked out, at a more rapid pace than is generally noticed r at least recog nized. Honor to Public Worth- Monday United States Consul McKin-le-y received directions from the State De partment at Washington, I). C, to carry the flag at the Consulate at half-mast for ten successive days, out of respect to the memory of the late distinguished American jurist and politician, Jeremiah S. Black, whose eleath has brought forth many ex pressions of grief and regret from all parties in his native land. Mr. Black was born in Pennsylvania. His parents were iu hum ble circumstances and could ofler their son none of the exceptional advantages which great wealth or aristocratical connections can bestow. Therefore Mr. Black's career affords a splendid illustration of what in nate merit ami ability with perseverence can accomplish in spite of adverse begin nings. It has been said of the late Lord Beaeonsfield, that ''he broke his birth's in vidious bar and grappled with the die of fate." It can likewise be said of Mr. Black's rapid and illustrious progress from humble obscurity to high renown and eminence among the great men of his time that he hattcred the elisadvantages of birth and out of his own merit attained for himself a potential name and a high station. He im proved the days of his youth in the study of the law to such advantage, that he was admitted to the Bar when he had barely at tained his Majority. Almost immediately afterwards he was appointed District Attor ney for his native county of Somerset. In 1S.j1 he arose to the Supreme Bench bv elec tion, and was chosen Chief Judge. To this j obstacle iu the w ay of those who come here office he was elected again in ISol for a term j fo a sh'ort season of recreation, nor should of fifteen years, but did not serve that term 1 we permit any to form a had opinion of the out; for soon after his re-election, President j sociability or hospitality of our capital city Buchanan made him Attorney-General of j "or awake in their minds any false alarms the Unitenl States. During the period w hich which would only tend to injure the repu he occupied the latter office he distinguish- ' tation of the islands as a fashionable place ed himself by many great professional sue- cesses. Nothing was too intricate or pro found for the penetration of his mind; noth ing too broad or comprehensive for the grasp !. of his intellect. Ihe last great ofticial po- sition which he held was that of Secretary of State fn 1.0. When he relinquished this high office it may he said that Ids official career closed, although he has since been connecteel prominently with partisan poli tic's in the United States, and repeatedly added new lustre to his name by great legal j services rendered in notable cases where great interests were at stake. During his career in the heat of partizau warfare, Mr. Black was often assailed with violence and occasionally retorted with some acrimony, but now that he has passed away, even his former detractors recognize his greatness ; and the whole American nation feeling that hid life and character was an honor to the entire country, signify their respect for his memory by causing their national ensign to be carried, for. ten tla3-s, at half-mast wherever it floats, at home or abroad, over the land or over the seas. When a man arrives Lome at 2 o'clock in the morning, and Lis wife slams her foot down without saying a word, it may be regarded as a storm signal. " It does beat all w hat rascality there is iu this world," exclaimed Farmer John, angrily. " TLe List ton of soapstone that I bought is so much adulterated that it is not fit to mix with my batter." You say that Suagg won't pay you that note ? Is Le embarrassed ?" " Well, he won't pay the note ; say he can't, but didn't seem to be a Lit embarrassed J Never saw such cheek !" I The Impending France-Chinese War. The impending lupture between Fiance and China is just now attracting the at tention of the w hole world. The immedi ate cause of the difficulty is the attitude of Frtnce toward Tonquin, a district to the south of China proper, over which the ce lestial government ha3 hitherto claimed a - j kind of protcctivedomination. France has ignored tLis claim of Chiua and proceeded to subjugate the King of Annam, a poten tate who has been considered as a tributary sovereign under the protection of the Em peror of China. In England and America, according to latest advices, much anxiety exists! n regard to what may be the out- ! come of the struggle for which both of the contending powers are now preparing Only a few years ago China with j her immense population was looked upon j by the great armed powers of Europe with a degree of contempt and the art of warfare in China was then in a primitive condition and Chinese forces of that day could not have hoped to slice -. (: iw any armed con test with foreign tn-op.s equipped w ith mod ern instruments of warfare, and skilled in a new system of miiitnrv tactics. Hut China at the pre.-en t time is in a veiy dillerent condition, and is fully prepared to meet her Eurcpean antagonist on equal terms as far as arms ami discipline are concerned. Com menting upon this fact the IJroad Arrow in a recent issue says: German and En glish officers who have lately visited China, and have- seen the drill, interior economy, and organization of the Chinese army, have remarket! upon the wonderful aptitude John Chinaman displays in learn ing the European systems of warfare, and the creditable proficiency gained by the of- I ficers in modern tactics." j The Chinese navy is equal to the army iu j point of efficiency and strength. It consists I of English and German built ironclads of ' modern designs, mounting superior heavy . guns and olliceied in soim cases by men I educated in Europe and America to follow the profession of arms. Thus China is able , to meet her foes on about the same military 1 footing as. the best equipped of mod ern powers. 111 some respects she lias a great advantage over France too. The Chinese are at home and the French must transpott their munitions of war, provis-. ions and aims a great distance before they can strike a blow. France also has many interests in various parts of the world. Some of the East Indian Islands are under her flag and il some of the Chinese gun boats were sent to cruise in tLe neighbor hood of these remote and scarcely defensi ble iVpeudeneics the whole power of France might be required not ineiely to carry on tin aggressive struggle but to preserve the integiity of her own dominions. The era ' of war for the sake of plunder, conquest or i dominion has passed away, but some" ves- ! tigi s of the old spirit still remain although j France certainly had some cause for cou- j tending with the King of Annam, and a measure ef aggressive force might have been justified, yet nevertheless general pub lic opinion all over the w oriel deses not ap prove of the severe extremities to which French arms have gone in making a con quest of the land. Advantages cf Steamship Communication. The frequent fast steamship communica tion that will be established between thene islands and the Coast w hen the Alameda, of the O. S. S. Company's line, arrives and takes up her regular station with the Mari posa will materially ellect not only the com merce, hut also the social conditions of our capital city to some extent. Hy shortening the lime of making a passage to or from the (.'oast and by opening 11101c regularand fre ciuent means of transportation both ways, these islands aie brought socially anil com mercially nearer to San Francisco. One of the first results that the new steamship line ought to, and in ail probability will ellect, is that of offering a great inducement to tourists which will bring them in large numbers especially during t lie winter sea son of the year, to this city. In anticipa tion of many visitors, and to afford them ample opportunities to viit all the attract ive places, on the ''other islands," the inter island steamship lines have made every preparation to establish frequent and regu lar communications, and in the course of a short time now, al the new steamers will assume their places on the regular routes assigned to them. Now there is no one iu this city who is so stupid as not t perceive the many advantages to be derived from ' foreign travelers and tourists, who are gen- erally gentlemen and holies of means, or j eminent in various.w alks of life. And it is j to he hoped that every one will do his or i her best to place the great natural attrac tions of scenery of volcano, mountain, val ley and plain in these islands before visitors from abroad ami furnish any who may de sire it, all possible information, besides en deavoring to make their stay here ga and enjoyable. Pains should be taken to put no : or resort. Merchants ami hotel-keepers will understand what advantages lie in having a large influx of pleasure seekers continual ly coming and going to ami from Honolulu j lluu u,u :,H -ierprisiiiff now as tney j always have been in the past, they will I !!.... . i . . i forthwith '"l abroatl "dvertislng pam- phk-ts containing full descriptions of the unparalleled grandeur and beauty of the I Hawaiian Archipelago, its glorious climate I of eternal spring and its wonderful volcano, and thousand and one other unique attrac tions. This country only needs to be known in order to at once become a favorite resort of the whole rich ami pleasure seekiug world. Notwithstanding the discussion which has been carried on iu the United States in regard to the Iteeipiocity Treaty, except in relation to sugar statistics, the great mass of people abroad still know very little about Hawaii and in many cases the most erroneous impressions prevail to the disadvantage of this country. In making these islands known in all the beauty of re ality to the whole world, not only Honolu lu merchants hut all who reside iu the Kingdom, have a deep interest and we hope to see soon, some projer steps taken to re cognize and protect that interest. It has beeu assorted that a young lady who I had beeu ' forsaken by her lover was like a deadly weapon, because she was a out-lass." Evidently the lover wanted to sabre from au un happy marriage. Artist (to young lady who wants to learn painting) How old are you ?" Young lady "Twenty-one." Artist "Only twenty-one? Then I advise you to desist. You may still suc- ceed in getting a husband." Some New American Types. The Americans of the United States ar rapidly evolving new human types with appropriate names. About the Dude every- one knows all that can be said. The Dude is recognized as a " Masher" (also we fond- lv hone, an American word) without the lordly and arrogauut beariug of the proud youths in singular cellars. The business of the Dude is to reduce democratic society to a sad, well bred level. The natural good spirits of the race demand to be tamed and chastened, and the Dude chastens them. He behaves in America like the highly well-born people at home who are too pure and proper to ever see any fun in anything; who think wit vulgar ami humor -'bad taste." Struggling against the Dude, Amer ican society (not in its highest strata) has developed the ' Whooper-up." The duties of the Whooper-up are to prevent the gaie ty of nations from being eclipsed by the Dude. At present the Whooper-up only practices in music halls "and places where they sing" and smoke. If the fun lags, the Whooper-up I to stimulate excitement, in flame the spirit of revelry ami banish gloomy thought. Not the most delicate but the most efficient means are selected by the Whooper-up, w ho is often a holy, dow ered by nature with high spirits and the gift of song. At this sad moment, " when we are all so ' susceptible,'' when the Chi-ne-se and Auamites ami people of the Congo and the Movas are all involved iu .gloom, the whole world wants an international Whooper-up. At home we have hail a so cial Whooper-up, whom we kindly lent the Americans, but he seems unequal to the occasion. Many a party iu the seasou that has waned sadiy requited the services of a Whooper-up with a cheerful manner, a stock of new stories ami a proper contempt for well-bred ' dieariliead." A literary Whooper-up is sadly needed by our conteni peiary novelists, whose volumes are defi cient iu gaiety. The city has long pined for a commercial Whoopcr-up, an. I, in fact, life needs to be Whooped-up in all its de partments. The other fresh American type is less re markable the Bouncer. One might sup pose that a Bouncer w as a noisy braggart ; but no. A scientific writer in the Nation describes the Bouncer as a "silent, tti-onj man." Everyone who mixes much in so ciety in Whitechapel, will understand the functions of the Bouncer Avhen we explain that he is merely the English " Chucker out." When the Whooper-up has been somewhat too successful, when liberty ver ges on license and gaiety on wanton deliri um, the Bouncer selects the gayest of the gay, and bounces him. He does it, we lear, with the utmost'delicacy ami gentle ness, as a parent, more i 11 sorrow than iu anger, might bounce an erring child. To " bounce" is simply to prevail on persons w hose mirth interferes with the general en joyment to withdraw from feociety which they embarrass rather than adorn. The Bouncer almost invariably uses gentle means and moral persuasion. He bounce the erring "as if he loved them." His rep utation for strength and science are so great that 110 one carts to resist the Bouncer, and the boldest hold their breath and let them selves be bounced without a murmur. To the political philosopher it may well seem as if Europe needed a Bouncer. Prince Bismarck has once performed the office with firmness, and may be relied on, per haps, in certain circumstances, to correct the too exuberant member of international society.- London News Hackay's Telegraph Plan. It is given out that John Mackay, late of the bonanza firm iu Nevada, proposes to build opposition lines of telegraph to those f the Western Union, wherever opposition will be most eflective, and that after he shall have got his plan well started, he will sell out to the Government "at a fair but handsome profit." The work is all to be done at cash rates. N water is to be in jected into the stock. The Government is to be charge I so much for actual labor and capital, plus the "handsome profit." What Mr. Mackay would regard as a handsome profit is not now surmisable. Prob ably 10 per cent, on his investment. It has often been assested that the Western Union system, now field at SO, 000,000, did not cost over $30,000,00!). If Mackay and his company should construct an equally effi cient and elaborate system for $30,003,030 and charge the Government 833,000,000 for it, Government telegraphy could of course be supplied at lower rates than West ern Union 011 a capital of $SO,000,00), an I Mackay would earn the distinction of a public benefactor: Bat the ever critical public will naturally ask. Why should any company step into the postal telegraph busintss, with the view of making a hand some profit off the Government by sell ing out to it? The Government has a large yearly surplus of cash. It can use this for the work Mackay proposes to do as well as the Mackay company.". The Government borrows at 3 per cent. Mackay's company would charge at least 10 per cent, and it would be au ex- J ceptiwn to all corporations if it faile 1 to ov ercharge in construction. The Biitish Gov ernment a few years ago bought out all the telegraph companies in the United King dom, paying in 3 per cent bonds, and it finds, after discharging the interest and footing all the operating expenses, and cost of repairs and extensions needed, that there is a clear profit ranging from $1,500,000 to 1,S00,000 a year. We lean to the opinion that the Government of the U.dted Slates could construct an efficient telegraph sys tem on $30,000,000 at 3 per cent and make it pay at lower rates for dispatches than any corporation would have to charge to pay even 4 per cent dividends to its stockholders. But the Government could not do this by purchasing a "corporation system at a hand some profit to the corporation, or by paying as much for water as for bona fide property. S. F. Chronicle. " A tlream of fair women '' Iiiub. men. I hate grammar awful," remaiked a young ladv to whom something had been regarding that study. 'Do you ?'' replied au elderly matron , ' no doubt you will like it better when you become acquainted with it." " No," said Fogg to au acquaintance of bibu lous temperament "110, I dou't think jou would ever succeed as a musician,'' "Why not?" askd his friend. "Because," replied Fogg, -' you could never get past the first bar." One man was asked by another, with whom he was not on the best of terms, where he had taken up his abode. " Ob," he replied, '-I'm living by the canal. I should be delighted if you would drop iu some eveniug.'' A farmer's journal recommends " blanketing the bees in Winter." A man .should be carefnl which end of the bee he grasps when he goes to put a blanket on it, or he may " blank it ' con siderably more than he bargained for. ! Cuban Beauties at Saratoga. j j A Saratoga correspondent of the Chicago 1 ! Times writes : Tut- greater uumber of cliuriuiiig : j brunettes and the fierce rivalry between them j j has naturally drawn the attention of stock- j I brokers to brunette beauty, and the entire field j ! has been exhaustively discussed. This has 1 brought the Cuban damsels who spend their Summers here on the carpet, and these young ladies have enjoyed positions of prominence in the conversation of the visiting population of late, which their many previous visits have failed to secure them. The greater majority of these pretty creatures are established at the Everett House, on South Broadway. In the morning about 10:30 o'clock there is a gatLenng of them on the piazza, and their fascinating qualities are sufSeieut to drive a very blonde young man mad with delight. Such dazzling lare black eyes, white teeth and shining raven tresses, may have been dreamed of before, but scarcely have been realized. TLe bloom ou their cheeks and the tender grac of their forms are enough to turn "an old man young.' The whole list of names, exhibiting all manner of eccentricities in orthogrnp'-y and revealing much music iu their sound, are all known bv heart auioni; the enthnsiitst!t pale- fai e M'.utl.s. " The maidens dress becomingly in light silks, i in suowy Swiss and rlnlterinf; 1 ibboiis, and their ; little feet are Liddt u iu the must elaborately , embroidered slippers from Havana. They ap preciate, it is said, the harmless seusatiou they Lave caused, and will shortly yive a full-dress hop, in which they will favor thc-ir guests with some native Cub.ui dani-t s. i Theso Cuban families arrive here early iu , July, having come directly fnui their island 1 home. They are usually very rich, and are ; planters, tobacco merchants ami professional men. Of late years they 1 ave been coiuplaiu- ing of hard times, but it is noticed that they are . still as free and as yi-nerous with their money , as any class who come to Saratoga. They stop at the large hotels at first, and only transfer to j the smaller ones mentioned vhen they fiud that : they hve a countryman keeping a house of en tertainment. There are two or three million- j aires who come from Cuba each seasou and stop ' at the Grand Union. It is reported that they 1 usually speud about 10,000. But, ui.fortu- j nately for Mr. Clair, these merchant princes are this Su miner traveling in Europe. Millionaires are very rare in Cuba, although comfortably rich merchants are common enough. The dark-eyed beauties and, indeed, tin: whole Cuban population, mingle enthusiastically iu the life and gaiety of the place. Tin? appearance : of the mtii is familial, on tin-streets ot New York, with their Panama hats, swarthy com- ! plexi"iis and white linen suits. They wear excruliatiugly smili shoes, as a usual thiii., and are wonderfully proud of their miniature pedal extremities. They are admirers of Auitric.-.u women, and scarcely a Summer passes without au engagement occurring between a youthful representative of this colony and one of America's lair daughters. The Cuban maidens aie always to b met with at the hops and garden panics of the season, where their Spanish names arc taken down by the reporters and ruthlessly mangled. They chatter in Spanish at the springs in th- morning, sipping i at the waters and blushing under the admiring glances cast at them by Grand Union, United States and Congress Hall youths. In September these damsels with the mid night eyes, the mothers and fathers and chil dren, all go back to New York, where they stop for a month, and then lese.m their journey homeward. During this jieriod they are liberal in their purchases, and return to their homes richly laden with presents for friends. How it Feels to Kill a Man. Usually men who have taken human life, either murderously or i 1 war or iu self-defense, are reluctant t say .niytaing about what tutor feelings were when the full consciousness of having accomplished the dreadful deed first comes over the mind, lint General Charles F. Manderjou rocetiy gives his experience iu such a case, an.l the acc mut appears iu the ltochester ; Democrat. The- Geaeral s lil : "I believe I : must have kilhd a doin of the enemy dnriug nay three years' sorvic j .u t.i t ar ay. One gets used to that sort of bus.iie.ss, j ;st as a surgeon becomes hardened and cillonsjd in his pro- fession. The first .mm I killed was before ' Richmond, when MCL-ll 111 was in co.tiuiuud. ! I was doing picket duty bit one night, near the i bauk of a creek, aud had bjeii cautioned to be , especially watchful, as au attack was expected. I carried my musket at half cock, and was startled by every rusile the wind m ule auioug the trees and dead leaves. It was some time after midnight when I s iw a Confederate cavalry man da.sb.iug down the opposite side of the creek in my direction. As he was opposite me I fireu upon the horse and it tali. The cavalryman re g tined his feet iu a moment and had drawn his pistols. I called to hitu to surieuder, but his only reply w is a discharge f ro.n e.-i-n revolver, one b illet inflicting a flesh wound in my arm. Then I let him have it full in the breast. He leaped three feet in the air an 1 fell with hi faoe down, I knew 1 ha 1 li-.iishe 1 him. I ran and jumped across the creek, pick :d him up mi l laid him on his bac k. The blood was nxudiii ' out of his mouth and poured iu a torrent from a ragged hole ia his breast. Iu less time than it takes to tell it he was dead, without having said a word. Then my head beg.iu to swim, and I was sick at my sto n uh. I w is overcome by an indescribable horror of the died I ha I done. I trembled all over aud felt as feint and weak as a kitten. It was with the greatest difficulty that I mani id to g--t iat o.i.uo. To. ;ro they laughed at me, bat it wa weks bo fore my nervous system" recovered fro a the shock. Eveu n my dreams I saw the pale face of the dying cavalryman, aud the sp-j;rj haunted me like a Nemesis long after I h i I got over thi first shock of the affair. It w.n simply horsible, but in time I recovered, au 1 at t'u 5 c-l os of the war I was quite as indifferent to the sacrifice of human life as you could imagine. A Pair of Them. A convict at a Freuch penal settlement, who was undergoing a life seuteuce, desired to marry a female convict, such marriages being of com mon occurrence. The Governor of the colony had uo objection, but the priest proceedad t cross-examiue the prisoner : " Did you not marry iu Prince?" ask el toe clergyman. "Yes.'' " Aud your wife is dead V"' "She is," Have you auy documents to show tint she is dead ?" "No." 'Theu I must refuse to ia nry you. You must bring some proof of your wife's de ita." There was a pause, during which the pros pective bride looked at the anxiously w o aid-be groom. Finally he said : "I can prove that "my former wife is dead." 'How will you prove it ?" ' I was sent here for killiug her." This was explained to the brid-expectant, but she took hint all the same. She had beeu sent there for killing her husband. --Unknown Cop,. temporary. HIIAKA. A Hawaiian Legend by a Hawaiian Ni tive. A Legend of the Goddess Pale, Her Lover Lohiau and her Sister Hii akaikapoliopele. A feast was prepared by his relatives to cele brate his return to life, and after it was over ho called all his relatives together, his fiieuds and the people generally, aud told he w is going to 1 meet his wife. He was going with his sistc r Hiiak 1, who would conduct him to his wife's home iu thr distant island of Hawaii. He left his Kingdom in the care of his friend Kallak.ihiapaoa, Usually C died Paott, an 1 asked all his kindied and subjects to obey and to ass;st his friend in the discharge of the duties devolv ing Oil him, as his representative. He gave no definite time, as thi j ii i id his litem, but after bidding th in ail n i.UVctn iiatt fair we. I, started on nis .ravels with the r f cruiii.-j ..; ld si and her companions. They took a canoe of Haeua, for Oahu, aud lauded at Waiauae. There they rested over night, and in the morning Lohiau and Wahiueo mao continued by water to Kou, while Hiiak. i went oveiland. Fr.isn to.- ..lomt.ii as K n! t. j she first pereciws tin.- ties! r.i i .i !' lav i ! Ii r favorite leh. 11 and H da groves in ir ta - I'uu.i beach on Hawaii. She mourns their tlestruc j tiou iu a kau, wherein she speaks of them a her favoiite resorts to string lei, wherewith to deck herself when going surfoalhiug. She regrets the action of her eldest sister as c utiui.y to the . spirit tf the silent audi i standing I'tiwt iu them' that evei vthill'' belon-oti:' ti her should : bt; sacred and untouched till lit r retina person of her sister's lover or husbtud ' be. I As Pele had endowed Hiiaka, whcoi llie : was leaving Kilauea, with ih; greater p ,rt as the Would bl It-lot h.-r supernatural powers, .she was not as oiiinici lit I as usual, and could not know h.v Hiiiki was : employed while away. She was getting iaipa- tieut at the non-appearance of her li'is'oi'i I a i I was also getting a Uttle jealous of her l.;i n : i !'n I sister, ho to vent her rising anger she had spite fully destroyed the favorite groves of the f.iitli- j ful young girl. j When Hiiaka ceased chanting the kau, slit rendered heiself invisible and was soou :.t Kt.u, ' awaiting the- arrival of her companions in the i canoe. Here they were again oohge.l to pi iv :;t Ivilil, with IVleula, who was desir-iiis of ni:-.'ii:ig Lo hiau in the g.iaie, his fame a- a ain.-r au 1 inn- ; sieian having proceeded him long before. The strangers were again victorious, and were J all 'Wed to proce.-d with mt a:iy luit'i.:r d.-t.-n- I tiou by the now, thoroii j;hly til i titi -d eliiefess. They sailed to Hiwaii an 1 tr iv-.-lle.l o.-.-i-lan 1 by way of Mahiki, Hamakua i.nd Uiopalil:u till j th. y came to KukTilaiiunia in Mitkahaualoa, fit m whence both Puna and Hamakua can bo j seen at once, and front there she saw her frit nd j H poe being destroyed by volcanic fires and turned to stone iu the sea near the beach of i I'll mi. i She had previously seen when at Haiiiakua , whole droves of hogs, that were being fattened j against her return, by her own particular wor- aihipjieis, all consumed by the fires of the nnrea- sellable goddess, and some of her devotees, even j had falhu sacrifices to lor jealous fury. lut ' this was the turning point to Hiiaka's patience I and forbearance. j They now travelled rapidly through Hiio and j Piiueawa and up past Olaa, and at Kahooku.she sent Paiiojalae, Lor attendant, and Wahineo- j man, ahead to give au account of their journey ! to Pi le- ' ; It seems that Lohiau hail from time to time made tender advances to the beautiful Hiiaka which the fuithlul young goddess hud always in dignantly spurned, but now, she asked him to remain behind with her. This was on purpose to excite still more the jealousy of 1 Ie. She turned into a lehua grove aud made two his of Eugenia lloweis, one for Lohiau and one for herself, and thus decorated continued on their way to the volcano. Immediately on the arrival of l'auopalae and Wahineomao at the crater, l'ele, who was. now iiuite beside herself with jealousy, ordered them killed at once. She did not allow them time to so much as say a word. Hiiaka knew f this action of her sister, tis soon a committed, and ou their way up she told Lohiau that, he would probably have to die from the eH'eets of his wife's jtalcus anger. Arrived at the very brink of the crater at Keahuakahoalii, they stood side by si.lt iu full view of the inhabitants of the fiery lakes for some littJ-e time, when Hiiaka deliberately turned and embraced Lohiuu ill plain sight of her powerful elder sister. There was a great shouting and commotion amongst the deities, . for now the tabu l'ele had laid ou the person of ! Lohiau was broken, and, as it were, at the very ', door of her house. 1 The enraged goddess 'immediately ordered the elder Hiiakas to go up the crater walls to. where Lohiau stootl and burn him, aud to prevent her youngest sister from rendering him ass. stance, she ordered one of hor brothers, Kaaila-nui-makeha-ika-htui, to separate them. This god then caused a rent iu the ground between Hiiaka and Lohiau, which rapidly widened to a larg , : deep and impassable chasm. IVle took away and resumed all the powers j with which she had endowed her youngest sister ! when leaving for the journey ; but she was now so blinded by rage uud jealousy at what she had herself seen, that she would not stop to think that, by her restored power of omniscience, she , knew that her young sister had been true and faithful, aud that it was the necessary time con- sumed iu bringing Lohiau to lite and strength that had delayed them so long. So she furiously ordered the elder Hiiokas to consume Lohiau, knowing that would be the only way to punish lliiaka, who, being of a rather powerful divine nature, could only be hurt through her nficctions. When the elder Hiiakas were going up to per form their fatal office, they said to each other : When we see our sistei's lover, aud if Le should be very handsome, we will just touch him slightly with a spark arid then retire, as we art sure she has hail provocation enough to break the commands of that spiteful old woman," (re ferring to the usual form of l'ele that of u very old, blear-eyed woman.) While the Hiiakas are scahny the walls'of the crater, Lohiau chants au appeal to l'ele for par don for his involuntary crime : u i be Htonuy waves of tlic enter are breaking. The created wave dashin on IkjIcIiuu,-' etc.; etc. (This is the first of the Huhhias a series of songs by Lohiau, Hiiaka, and Kanakahia pava, which forms some of the finest specimens of poetical composition in the Hawaiian language. Tfiene are magnificent word-painting of the action and effects of volcanic fires, some of the grandest sights of the world ; and also tender, loving descriptions of some of the sweetest and most pleasing views of natural scenery. The writer regrets the inability to render a poetical translation of these grand songs that would iu any way convey au adequate idea of their beauties. The first two or three lines only of a song are given, literuliy translated, so as to in dicate their proper order, should some compe tent person hereafter wish to render theru into English. ) The Hiiakas were filled with pity when they saw Lohiau, and just touched the palms of his hand, which were instantly turned into lava, and ' retired. When they got back to the lake, Pele, ousencu men- iiefution back again with orders to Lave I,,,hi h id tL.-ni htir, U consumed. Lohiau ehnnttd auotl., lvi Tturuea in (lie crater .y Anil l.eatc.1 crt. the cl,.ii1I.jr f Knil,,,.,- Wherein Le d .ber. in he describes ,,n,e of fhc. tffll.,H (if iiuio action, and foreseeing Lis fate ,, r:;..i , ... , . 1 ''lUli tn came ltii'..l... 7 .!l: I , i at nn- iur oy name, nsL, f,,,. few tears for nie, love.'' " To hf (iiitiinifil. Som tenius has iim ui...l 7.. . . - ,.B 111,11-11 , i i"y ........... iun nill jJIVP Jills their mothers in the Louse. ;.i,i.w -ci.,". ..in . "alio. M " You his own tal.'t op : 't I row i.t, Li e is so w ,Ue,j .,. ' 'I'iun.u not "l-nuorn. l -u can't . - . . i , 'in I i :' '''' on that lay." .Mr. Wm. J ,,-,,!;, V. Mi,.. I.t.v Ah : 'o.-t. J h. taal.e cue' ways wear -.''-vts i.t i h;.i. i.i k s..,'. " I 1 1 s-f . Pi i- . I .1, to yi,Q si- p u Uh yioir L.it i, i, y lil. Wit. I to I. Il , (he i 1 , young man i.j ti.;.t ti. i.-,iv, proper to laugh at ih,. t,..j,t man with the crocked 1. . I.. l It USe i elieetly i tU leu' AiU't'rtticniciil-. LIST OF LK ITERS Remaining in t ho General Poa.'ffice Sin! 29, 16S3. ' Adam .s, Jas . Anderson. F .il. n us. .lohii-J Antone i Ainli i sun. J ; Allen, Miss I.nev. i i bill. .T..h ' Host. K!s,l,T ' l.ailev, .Ion l bilker. Allan-J ; burns, II j brudloy. .1 ' berglls, I! i bre'.ver, A (i ; bl.iiiee. Alloy i Clark.-, Tlio i Cuthbert, W li j i Cuiiiniiiig. I K j C'liPen, .Master 1 ' ( j oss, C W-o Clark. .Miss Lot lie Collin. (J A A:ik iihi.m.l. A Antone, .his Andrews, I; 1" Up. ...i-t dim AndfiKnii, peter li b'Ole. enl bouser, (,-(., heckwiih. p , bode. Ilnter Foil l i .u h, .In, i A Hill. It. (i II bieaity, .I.im baptist... c Chirk. J'hi.s Cauij.l,, II, f.o Caswell, .lames ('.istillo. Frtiiit'ito CaMu.ll. W Clislello. i: .12 Corrboin. .! II . D;tis. Win Deljlll.il I, Henry D. ielmuHin. Miss I. Davis. Miss P. K Davis. Win-1 Drej ehni r, Davoig. Stephen Kdw iir.ls. (icii r.lliol, A '. 1'ieeiniiii, F V Fern. .Iim French, (ieo I. (.'. Cray, (Jen (infer. It Cill, H 1' II. lleit.erf. Mi I, Hiiniplircv. D Howard. Mr M llillte. Haolup K I! Heriiiiimlsou, o F Forbes, (ieo I'liwler. (i V Fuller, .M r .In' I'lieilel ieKs, P Cntliiie. T A (rant. Jiol.t T (intuit thoii, (i (iasincr, p s lb Vlisolni. lloiw:ll i: A 1 Mllllsen, J 1 bins. Ilalley. David Hoel.eU. C p. Il.ives Henry J II. Kane. JuiiiCM foiiCN, Mrs V. M li. Kear hey, .lo-cph I, l.lllie. (i II l.jlllij. Ten, () p Lynn-, M i ! I.euin, .liiinc p. M Muller. Franl.-J MeCiilluni. A H Mailejlort. , Mitel,. II. .In.. P Mel 'ah,.. ,aii;e McDnllgiill. Willi.. MeCi-ili.lle, .1 -Moiiiweiz, Frnwl Mckinley, 'J'hos. Mchenje ,t , Hi., Low, i: p l.e Cl.aile, Macliillivrav. D M.iekav, Will T Maelia lo, Anton j Marshall. Wm-2 j Moil hue I. -. Mt er. Ilein-v- M.i'ev, 1 ran It'll -.1 ' Mvi vol.1. K A K i Mallhew. IM ! More, A i Meyer. Louise 1 Necrgu.ir.l. A A X. NeisMT, Nol'loll, M Mujor Nelson, M ih M N. ilson, N P Ol.-y.in. Carlos Ottiiiaiiu, Wul.L'iua o. ( linen. II M- ois. ii. XiU C I'ery, l.onis Ferry, Mi.. Aiini I'. llMell, HI I'ctelMoli, HllIlM It. lioliel'tson. Mi's II Kinhai.lt, Kule I.' me. U p li.-ist, Mr liight, .Iu. i I, boil. eini. i, i: s s. Siniih. c v Schmidt, .louiu Schooler, J.is V Stoklnuks. It Smith. A Shiirpo, C (i Smith. Capt .In. Stichiiorth. M i 'r. Todd. A 2 Towne, JJ Thornton, P T Thompson, .fume- V . Wilkinson, (lay Weber, Mihh V ictoria Wcllcr, Joe Wood, ('apt Wevnion S Wheeler, i: C Pelt v. Wm M Pellglllv. Win Ferry, 11 Paul, C..pt Kinder, Miss Hose. Prof Til boliinsoti A ( ' i, i i M buhiKei4, i biluson, boh I ; II II -'l I 111 J 1 1 ; . I i j Salt. F A Schneid. r .S S.llll IgSOel ll '. Strain, ."J i Simpson, .1 Smith, .1 Shalloek. Fmil-o smirii, i: w i: Tripp. Henry Thompson. ,1ih' Thompson. Ann 11 L Tic key. J V Wilh. r, (.'apt (i W Wills, F A L Waliti, X M Ward, F Warren, T White, Abhie M Yllllles, (ieo 1'ui ties in.piiriiig for l. i i. rs iu Hit- ubovu Invf me particularly requeued to ask for 'Advertised Letters. " II. M. Wiiitm v, P. M. (I. Inter-Island Steam Navigation Company's LINE OF -jSTEAMEHS TIME TABLE OF ST 1 3 A TB I : fit E XV A I. A X t wii.t. f-.ui, i ::.m iioNoi.ri.r at 4 r. si. '1 llH.Ii.V.. I- ri.tay Tui Jay. . Friday .... ....October ) Oi-toher III October M .November V Tin m.Ihj ,, Friday..... TueHftay.. Friday NurmJ' i i .Xoviiiilar j .1. t ml., r 1 1 .IiHeeuil). r 'il AhltfVI S AT IJOXOLVI.r AT 5 V. M. 'I H'-xdav. ... Friday Tin mIhj- l'l May October 1 1! October 2D ...November li ..November Id Tueoday .NTetnb-r 117 Kildiiy December T Tin H i y Ileccmbtr 11 Friday December it Stc:imci V. It. Itishop, i AM KM OX Cornwall.!, r I.rnvra Honolulu Kin v Maiwlnjr B a . M For Nau'fllwili, Knloa, Kl- le au 1 Waiiuta., Kauai. lt turniiiir. leavea Nawilmili very Friday cveiilnir. Mc.iiuci .Valines Ulukce, Mi IWJXAIJ Comu.aii.ler j l-urr. IIoIuIm Kri tj Tbaradny mt 3 V, M . j For Kapaa bti.J Kilaiua. It. turning, Ira vm Kauai wry I Monday at 4 1. Jl., au 1 loucuiiw at Waiauae belli j aoW-wtf CARP! CARP! J)AIITIKS LiKKlHIN.i CAR1 lUA HUEKDIXO U' Ioe ran aocure (hp aau.e tir apudllig container t MAST KU FUANK KXliKbi. Wailuku, Maui. Tw.uty five cents Pacli will be i hargod for theui, delivered at tin" di-liot. ae24-ltilA;w ROYAL HAWAIIAN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. riHE ANNUAL MKKTIXU OFTIIIS KOCIETT Wll-t JL be held on Friday, October 19th, Al 7M P. M., at the Hawaii. Hotel. By order eC-It-w3t J. WEBll, tiecretaiT ...1. A 1.., .1 . 1 , .1 . . .