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UOXOLULU. DEC. 1808. The tener SlonUna. arrireJ this morning bring ing Sn Frndo ditea op to the IStb ulL f Out Sn Frndoo drico show no cbnf In mer chMidlM, fcltboogb wme article ibow more firmnws. SngirtexCwnbrWgo were M, Tlx: Me4Inm, 0 to Ugctj; Nol(12Htoa3cU; C3jo4ce,UJ4- Jbwe were no good gr In first Unfc, h5 the market JaAItIii want of them. Coffee tbowi more firmness end Uir proFpct of an ad ranee. n. t..itn a lynVx. the last of tbe fleet, haa arriTL Sine or lat Usee quite a number of tbe fleet bTe lelt, aaa a number are nearij rwi; Tbe Am bark J V? fiearer ba arriTed from 1'etro panbuki, wllb F0rs,'Salwan, etc, to Walker a Allen. She load In tbe Hawaiian Packet Line fur n Fran cisco. Tbelelanl and Jlbering are engaged full of 03 and Bone, and 111 anil for New Bedford in about a week. Tbe whalehlp Julian w sold. lib all ber gear, m abe WTiTed from tbe north, for the nam of $3,000. She will be continued In the nbalingbunInewbyC L RIcbardi k Oo, wbo were the imrehsAers, Commercial Correspondence. Eix Fbisicuoo, Norember 18, 1868. The only arrirali from your port elnce tbe date of my last letter have been the bark Cambridge, Nor. Sd, 25 day parage, and tbe tamer Montana, on tbe Stb, 15 davi iaage. Tbe only departure has been tbe Asa EMridge, en route to China, Not. lit. Tbe iteamer Moat&na toils today with a very light freight. In renewing tbe tate of the market we not if that buflnew baa not been as attire a wm observed a month ago. Many circumstance La.e co-operated to depreM bujlnwi In nearly erery de partment of traffic Our merchant, howcrer, are apparently dUog a jrperou business, ftw the amu Although there i a ecarrlty of money at pres ent, yet we bare not been affected by the lati Vull-and-bear operation! In AVall Street, New Fork. Vhenerer a stringency occurs here, It 1s real, aris ing from the scarcity of coin, and tbe warcityjutt now is doe to tbe more extenslre employment of money all OTer the State. A great deal tX coin bai been paidorer to farmers,' while their products are lying .unsold In our warehouses, which at present bold considerably more grain than ever before. Tbe tonnage supply lu oar bay is liberal, there being no leu than 24 reseels, including ships and barks at present disengaged. We bsTe now four ships on the berth loading flour, wheat, etc, for Hongkong; eight shlpi biding fur New York, and six for LlTrrjoo., with breadstuff's chiefly. In this connection, we notice that tbe wha ling bark Fanny has jut cleared fir New Bedford with a full cargo or oil, consigned to Swift & Allen. The whaling arrlrabj at thli port thus far this sea son fcbow an average of Z0J barrels of oil, and 7,2GT lbs of bone to each Tcssel, including 11 Tewels. Tbe lat arrival was the wbalealilp John Ho land, from 1'lover Bay, reporting 1,350 bbls of oil, and 16,000 lbs of bone. Tbe loss of tbe two ships, Hae Hawaii and Corin thian, bate been rejwrted at your port ere this. In a map laid before Congress by the Bureau of Sta tistics, we notice that the line of Ftt-awrhip routs to Australia is Uld do n from San 1'rancifco to Hon olulu, thence to the Fejee Islands, thence to the southward of New Caledonia, and on to Sydney. The schedule time Is set down at 2$ dsys. It is wtU known that the line between Australia and rananu docs not psy, but It could be kept up with Honolulu at a reduced rate of expenditure, and H connections were made w Ith tbe San Fraacico line, It would undoubtedly pay. Tbe agent of the Aus tralian line cf if earners Is now in this city, and nego tiations are on foot to make the contemplated trans fer. Should the arrangements now in progress be completed satisfactorily, the Honolulu line will be better kept up, and trade will certainly Increase be tween the ports thus connected. No wiser expenditure of public moneys by the .Hawaiian Governnieut could be made than to prepare Honolulu harbor by widening and deepening Its chsnnel and Increasing Its commercial facilities, so as to be prepared for those peculiar adrantages which your position between the continents will certainly bring yon ere long. Our market is nearly bare of all kinds of Islands products. Tbe demand for Haw aiian Molasses is mod erate, and lrices somewhat nominal The Cambridge brought GS5 bbls, and tbe Montana 490 bbls. The market for Sugars of all kinds Is firm. The stock of raws outside of tbe refineries Is exceedingly smalL Free supplies are, however, supposed to be near at band from Central and South American ports. 'e quote No 1 Hawaiian at 12 lZi cents; Be ruTian may be quoted at 10 10 cents. In this connection; It msj.not be oat of place to remark that the sugar crop of Louisiana will be nearly 30,000 bogsheadi more than that of but year, and grinding lias already commenced, being a month sooner than In 1&C7. On the other hand, the rice crop of Georgia has suffered greatly from floods; nearly one-third has been destroyed. The imports of Tulu have been froe of late. It may be quoted at 20 cents lb. The market for lUce'of inferior qualities hi dulL No 1 Is scarce and wanted. Shun may be quoted at 1, and China at 6J 6 cents fi. . The Cambridge and 3Iontana brought 2,086 bags of Paddy, which will probably find free sale at 10 to 10$ cents ft lb. The Cambridge will not return direct to your port, but may load with lumlcr. POUT OF HONOLULU. A1UUVED. Not 22 Scir Nellie, from Maui. 27 Schr Kitty Cart right, from Walalna. 28 Schr LIllu. for MoIokaL Sriir Warwick, from Molokal. Echr Kate Lee, from AlauL fcclir Lucy White, from Kauai. 29 Schr Kamot, from ManL' Bchr Kamaile, from MolokaL Erhr Old l ellovr, from IlawaU. , 30 Am h Wt AirasLonka, Norton, 600 IMi wh, 11,&00 lb bo, from Arctic, - Dec 1 Stmr Montana, Godfrey, 13 day s from an Franciaco. Schr Ilattle, from KanaL CLKAUKD. Not IS Schr AnnK for HIIo. Wh bk Helen Snow, Campbell, for Lalutlna, Wh bk John Wells, Dean, cruise and homo. Schr Marllda, for Kawalhae. 26 Schr ActiTe, for Kohala. Schr rrince, for Eons. Schr Nettle Merrill, for Koloa. Schr Kaniaile, for SlolokaX Schr Hattie, for NawUiwilL Am bk D C Murray, Dennett, San Francisco 27 Wbk Oriole, Ha.rea, crake. TVh sh Georpe liowlaud, Knowles, cruise. Schr Nellie, for Mallko. Schr Lucy White, for Kauai. Pec 1 Schr Llliu, for MolokaL For San Francisco Tier D. C. SIcuut, Nor'r 26. Capt i II Kose and -alfe. Miss Emma Itooe, Mrs Steb bens, Mrs Klnpley, Her T G Thurston, oife t child, Mr Sdra, ife and child. Miss Abby McGonen, E C Bond, 1 L Webster, Mr Fease, John Qolnlan, Martin Foran, C McKlnney, J Downer. From PetropaalaskI lr J. W. guns, Fot'r 30. Henry IVlrce, D II Peirce, NIcholL From San Francisco per Mo.ttaxi. Dec. L James F Smith, Stspben Spencer, JamesT White, B Marks, S B Dole, 8 L Anstln, Ira lUchardson, A F Laogton, II llifirioi. wif. k 2 children. O J Harris, Miss liar rla, Sam Hill. Mr Gomez, J Kelley, D Porter, T Eyre, G Bell, J Wah, J Eolana, II Eolana, Mr Johnsont KXPOKTS. For Baa Francisco per D. D. Mciui, NoT'r 26. AW bids 501OU, eperm, galls 1030 Boxes, empty ioo Paddy, lbs 113,158 Coffee, be ISllPnlo, lbs 15,92) GoaUklns, pes leoolTubaico, case 1 Uidea,pca ' 63S Dnipsci Mdse, case 1 Molasses galls 19.7isj ' Value domestic produce, J10,lli3T Value foreign produce, 2,130.25 UIPORTS. from PetropaalaskI per J. W. Sutra, NoT'r SO. Copper, boxes SI Salmon, bbls 0 Furs, aas'd, pkgs 30 Teilow Metal, box 1 Irory, boxes 4 HOST'S HANDLED AXES. Best quality. For sale by the cas or retail br (tMoi) BOLUS CO. LOCAL ITEWS. Removal. Dr. Jno. S. McGrew lias rc rnoTttl Ills office to tbe building occupied by IL L. Chase, on Fort street near Hotel street ToRcntionT Pbocessiox. There 'was a torclilisbt procession in town last night, of tbe American residents wbo are jubilant over the election ofGrantand Colfax. Police Cocet. This court appears to be pretty busy just now. On Tnesday there were no less thin seventeen cases from tbe etatlon-bonee, besides tome civil cases. The day before there were more than twice sev enteen. Xor Hose. We learn that the Honolulu Fire Department have rcceived.per Jlontana, tome seven buudrcd and fifty feet of new bose, of the latest and most approved pat tern, which will be found considerably more efficient than tbe former ones. Bcntixo. In honor of the news of the almost unanimous election of Grant as Presi dent of the United States, the shipping in the harbor, and a good proportion of tbe flag staffs in town, displayed their bunting yes terday. Teaciieks of the German Language Wasted, to put an Jim. gentleman of high ecclesiastical standing through a little llngnlftical training, so as to enable him to enlighten tbe darknets and stem the tide of infldclity in the old country, in caseheconld be prevailed npon to preach for a year in one of tbe capitals of Germany. CnANOE of Masters. Captain James A. Hamilton, or the Sea Breeze, retires from the command of that vessel and takes a trip East in company with bis bride, he having recently taken unto himself a helpmeet. He Is suc ceeded in tbe command Of the bark by Capt Charles Fisher. Both these masters have always been pretty lucky in their catches, and we expect to see the Sea Mreeze keep up ber reputation for good fortune. NextSaturdateveniso's Acction Sale. We advise all our lady as well as gentleman readers to be present at Mr. C S. Bartow's auction sale next Saturday nigbL Wc arc Informed by connoisseurs that the articles to be offered exceed In point of taste in execu tion, intrinsic value and durability, anything of the same sort ever before offered here for public competition. Sec advertisement in to-day's paper, and then wc think you will not fail to go. Tnc Sweet South- Yes, but this is not Shakspcare's "Sweet South, soft breathing o'er a bank of violets." It is quite a different kind of soft breathing South, which we would gUdly dispense with, if possible. Odors, not from-Araby the blest, assail our olfactories as we each morning come down to the business part of the town, aud respond, "Tes, it f very warm," to the stereotyped remark of friends "What sultry weather!" Had a celebrated nautical poet lived in Honolulu this summer and fall, he would never have sung, "Cease, rude Boreas, blusteringraller," but would have Invited Boreas to put a fresh band at the bellows. A Baubarocs AS3ACLT. On Saturday last, about noon, two sailors belonging to a whale ship in port, entered a licensed liquor retail ing establishment, and finding the only occu pant at the time beside the bar-keeper, a mate of a ship, applied to the latter some very op probrious language, and without as was testified to in the police court on Monday receiving tbe slightest provocation, pro ceeded, with the assistance of two more con federates, to bang and bruise the mate most outrageously. The two confederates got away, but tbe two principals were arrested, and on Monday were fined by the police magistrate, one fitly, and the other forty dol lars, with costs. We care not to particularize" tbe details of this peculiarly brutal and un provoked affair, but we fully agree with the magistrate when he remarked that snch men as the two principal aggressore In thi3 case, O'Brien and Kelley, were decidedly unwel come additions to onr population. Accident, at Koolao. On Saturday last, while Albert Kunulakea aud Eome of tbe alumni of tbe Ahulmanu College were enjoy ing themselves In a grand holiday gallopade on the verdant plains, bound from the col lege on a visit to Mr. Cullen's rlceplantation, about two miles distant, one of their number, Mr. John C. Xasb, (Prof., etc) a young man lately arrived there, and who is also an alum nus of that college, was violently thrown from his horse, which bad become unman ageable, whereby he got bis arm badly sprained and also received some slight contu sions about tbe bead and shoulders. The horse threw six others on the same day with out any other accident When last we heard of the sufferer he was doing well, although yet ill a high fever. Hew Whalers. Besides the Julian, re cently purchased by C. L. Richards & Co., of this city, we learn that a Chinese firm are proposing to embark in the whaling bosiness out of this port, being In treaty for the pur chase of a suitable vessel The generally fair sncccssof the fleet in the Arctic the past season, has tended to re-Inspire confidence in the whaling business from Honolulu as a pay ing Investment We hope to see the number of Hawaiian whalers much Increased. We have among us both officers and men whose interests are centered here, or are to the manor born, who are as good whalemen and as skllllul seamen as can be found anywhere, and there Is no reason whatever why the business should not he as successfully and profitably conducted from Honolulu as from New Bedford. We certainly stand In a bet ter position in this respect than does, or can, San Francisco. Independence Dat. The Honolulu Rifles turned out under arms lu celebration of the 25th anniversary of onr independence, and proceeded to the plains east of the town, where theypassed the time In target shooting, rural amusements and a picnic Many of the native population Indulged In the traditional luau'd pig and poi, but the day passed on" pretty quietly. But as night set In, it became evident that a good many both natives and foreigners had been Indulging, more or less freely, in something stronger tban water. In consequence thereof, some who were a little too demonstrative In their pat-riot-ism, were restrained of their liberty to annoy their neighbors or Injure themselves, and spent the Sunday fit time for meditation in the cells of the Station House, sick, sad, and compjlsorily sober. No less than thirty-seven arrests were made, and His Houor the Police Magistrate had a large, not to say respectable, audience on Monday morning. Death op an old Coasting Captain. During Sunday night last, Mr. Johnson, for several years a master of coasting vessels nmnlng between these islands, died in this city. He was an active member of one of the Fire Engine Companies, and his funeral on Monday was attended by delegations from each of them, as well as by the Chief Engineer, Mr. C. E. Williams. Mr. Johnson was a native of Canada, and aged about 45 years. Wert tod Awakened ? We were, at or about twelve oclock on Monday night, by the sound of a gun from seaward, the wind being from that direction at tbe time. Not long after another gun's discharge reverber ated through the town and over our bills and among our valleys. Those who were anx iously looking for the Montana, and were lying awake for tbe summons, lost no time in getting down to the dock in buggies, on horseback and aloot, when a third gun sa luted their ears, and, late as was the hour, tbe fact that all onr people do not sleep all night was very evident from the appearance of tbe crowd at the steamer's wharf. Street Accident. On Saturday evening, at about sunset, we saw a native riding up Fort street at a rate as if pursued by at least half a squadron of fire-eating Cossacks. Tbe chase. If there bad been any, would have come to an abrupt close at the comer of Fort and School streets, where the fugitive was thrown off his horse with an impetuos ity that made every looker-on fear for the safety of the poor fellow's neck. He lay prostrated, senseless, for a couple of minutes, when, after tbe wholesale application of half a dozen pails of water on his bead and body, he was enabled to pick himself up and to stalk musingly away. Scperior Mess Beef. It Is gratifying to observe the constant progress and perfection of onr Island produce Wc were present the other day at an inspection of salt beef put up in barrels for the nse of whalcships and mer chant vessels. The quality of the meat was really tempting, and inviting a strong appc. tltc Taken from the very best cattle, cured and packed in Liverpool and Turk's Island 6alt, and put up by thorough butchers, Buch an article cannot fail to give the fullest satis faction to consumers. This beef, put up by Mr. Bcrtclmaun on Kanal, Is for sale at Mr. Theo. C. Heuck's, corner of Tort and Mer chant streets. The New Hae Hawail It Is reported that the ship Julian which Is to be fitted for whaling under tbe command of Capt. John nepplngstone, late of the Hae Hawaii, lost dnring the last season Is to be lechrlstencd with the name of her predecessor. This would seem to he very appropriate, as the officers and many of tbe crew of the 7oehavc sailed out of this port with Captain H. for the past four or five seasons, and nltbougb It may be said that they have been invariably lucky, it can be added also that they arc as daring and skillful a set of whalemen ns ever lowered a boat or brought cedar and black skin In contact Up to the time when the Hae JIavaii wa; unfortunately lost in a se vere gale, Sept 23d, she had Etowcd down 1200 barrels of oIL We wish the new Hae may come In next season " high hook." If the Arctic whales knew wbo and" what was coming, they'd be like Crockett's coon " Is that you, Crockett J" "Yes." "Well, don't shoot; I'll come down." Interesting- additional Ohseevations of the EcursE. The Augsburg Gazette, of Sept 13, contains the following extract from a letter written by Dr. nermann Vogel, who accompanied the North German expedition to Aden, as photographer : At 4 o clock on the 18th of August, wc left Aden, where the expedition had established its headquarters. Nine-tenths of the sky was overcast and we endeavored to feel as re signed as possible to our probable disap pointment Our object was to obtain as many photographs as could be taken of the phenomena dnring the three minutes they would last, and to do this we had practiced with our machine, like soldiers with fire arms. Dr. Frische was charged with the preparation of the plates; Dr. Zenker, with putting the slides into the machine; Dr. Tberlo, with drawing them out when they had been exposed a sufficient time; while my business was In the tent. "With this di vision of labor, we found that it would be possible to obtain six photographs in the three- minutes. As the important moment approached, to our delight we saw, through a break in the clouds, the disk of the sun, partially covered by the moon. . Tbe land scape aronnd us assumed a strange hue, nei ther sunlight nor moonlight, and tbe chem ical color rays were exceedingly weak. As a test, we exposed a plate in the machine for 15 seconds, and obtained a good impression of the clouds; as the disk of the sun grew smaller, the .clouds opened out The last minute before total eclipse commenced, Dr. Friscbe and I crept into our tent, and our work began. The first plate was experiment ally exposed S and 10 seconds, In order to be sure of the right time Mahommcd, onr black servant, brought me the first slide. I prepared the plate, and anxiously watched to see what would appear. Just then my light went out I rushed out of the tent with my plate in my baud, and cam. back n 1th a small oil lamp, which, In case of accident, I had placed on a table outside. Eagerly I gazed on tbe plate; the dark border ot the snn was surrounded on one side by pccnliarprotuber ances, and on the other was a remarkable horn. Tbe phenomena were tbe same on both pictures. My joy was great, but I bad no time to indulge in it The second plate, and, a moment afterwards, the third, were brought Into the lent Dr. Zenker shouted to ns that the sun was re-appearing. The total eclipse was over. The last two plates showed only slight impressions of pictures, as they had been spoiled by the clouds, which, while they were exposed in the machine, had closed in. The three plates showed protuber ances on the lower border. Wc washed, fixed, and lackered our plates, aud took sev eral copies of them on glass, which will be sent separately to Europe, in order to Insure their safe arrival. - The Cigar Trade at Bremen and Ham burg. According to official returns, the number of cigars imported at Bremen in ISC" was 48,000,000, of which 12,001,000 came from Baden, 9,072.000 from Prussia, 9,279,000 from Hesse-Darmstadt, 5,830,000 from Olden burg, 3,437,000 from Bavaria, and 4,442,000 from America (3,578,000 of which from Ha vana and other ports of Cuba). The re-exports were 2,425,000 Havana cigars (against 12,051,000 in 1SC6), 1,542,000 ot which went to the Zollvercln. Hamburg imported 107,039,000 cigars In 1667, of which 28,551,000 were from the Uni ted States, and 0,524,000 from Havana and other porta "of Cuba. How many were ex- Eorted, and to what countries, ltlslmpossl le to ascertain, as no control Is exercised over the exports; but It is not likely that more than 500, or at the utmost 1,000, cent ners went to the Zollverein. On the whole, there is a great falllng-off In the Imports of cigars into the Zollverein, the average annnal quantity for the five years, 1848 to 1850 in clusive, havlug been 27,297 centners, whilst In 1S0S it was only 11,167 centners. This great falllng-off is, however, not to be as cribed to a diminished consumption of Ha vana cigars, but it is attribntabl&to the fact that, In consequence of the high rate of duty, many of the principle Bremen and Hamburg manufactories .have been removed to the Zollverein territory. 'There is an anecdote told of a dispute In which a boisterous, ill-bred fellow called his adversary "no gentleman." "I suppose you consider yourself one," was the reply, ''Certainly I do," answered the bully. "Then I am not offended that you do not thick me one," said the other. CORKESIKVlEXCE. San Francisco, Nov. 14, 18C8. The Montana. Life at sea has little variety. The monoto nous expanse ot ocean on every side, tbe shilling clouds, aud the uneasy vessel are tbe only objects claiming observation, and they soon cease to be attractive to the listless traveler. The steamer Jfontano met with but indif ferent success on ber vo3'age over in compet ing with schedule time. She left Honolulu with strong trades and a rongh head sea, and though both ought to have given way in two or three days to more favorable winds aud smoother water, it was her fate to steam on against both all tbe way over. Leaden, sun less skies, with a strong easterly wind and a bead sea, neutralized tbe motive power of her engines, and set at naught tbe skill and seamanship of ber pleasant commander. But sea-voyages usually terminate, in time, by arrival at the destined port, and Impatient passengers at length are put ashore, and for get their past uneasiness in new scenes and active employments. So tbe Montana In 15 days hauled into her berth in San Francisco, and her passengers disappeared In the streets of the busy city, remembering "kindly each other, and Captain Godfrey and his officers, and laying up in memory the short episode of ocean life spent pleasantly together. A I.tTe Lecturer. Few Honoluluans are aware of tbe loss they met, In the way of a literary genius, by the Montana. One of these wandering stars had appeared from the deck of the Iialut In October last, and for a few weeks flickered in the Honolulu heavens, but few were aware what literary brilliancy had appeared above our horizon. Alive newspaper correspond ent, a quandom editor, an exhaustless lec turer In every department, this encyclopedia was ready to part with his treasures of knowledge for a consideration. "I pro pose," said he, " to deliver a course of 21 lectures, givlng-two a Week until the course is finished, commencing next Snuday with an afternoon and eveniug lecture. Tbe first four will be free on the evils of gambling to give the public a taste of my quality; tbe fifth lecture will be my trip down on the Iilaho." Twenty-one lectures! was not that a treat for our public to lose a noble course of Instruction and rational amusement de feated by tbe mishaps of fate, which ruth lessly transferred this voluminous genius from tbe lecture forum to a state-room of the Montana on bis return voyage. Election Day, The third of November, the day when the whole American people indicated their choice for a ruler for the next four years, and their ballots, like the silent snow-flakes, fell in city, town and hamlet throughout tliclr broad domain, was too notable a day to pass un heeded by on the steamer Montane, though she was a thousand miles from land, and the votes of those on board would count nothing in the great contest of party. The few days previous were spent'in can vassing the political views of the people on board, in issuing placard addresses to voters, and preparing the polls, lor a fair and full test as to the strength of the respective can didates. Suffrage was given to the ladies' cabin a little taste as It were of privilege hitherto confined to the masculine world a miniature test of the practical working of the theory of Mills, Phillips, and other cham pions of the extension of the franchise to women. These philosophers might have ob served among this portion of the chip's com pany a marked unsteadiness of opinion, and a tendency to.frcquent and sudden conver sion that would appal experienced wire pullers, anil set at naught forecasts of the as tutcet politicians. The poll was opened at 11 o'clock, and in half an hour every vote was deposited, and the Judges closed the box to count tbe bal lots. But the outside crowd were not unpre pared for the fact that the Montana was manned by as sturdy and " unterifled Demo crats" as ever sailed the ocean or walked upon the land. The solid phalanxes which moved to the polls from forecastle, engine room and diulng-cabln, holding the red-Ink Democratic ticket in their firm right hand, was demoralizing to the hopes of the friends of Grant and Colfax, and foreshadowed that easy victory had alighted upon the Demo cratic banner. Had Seymour's fortunes depended on his followers that day out on the broad ocean, his 4th of March would have been a trium phant one Out of sixty votes cast he secured forty-eight. Seals. The seal catching on St Paul's and St George's Islands, of the Aleutian Islands, has been prosperous the past season to the few engaged in that business. Tbe Caliera and it, arriving at Honolulu, and the Wood ward aud other vessels arriving at San Fran cisco from those Islands, have been well freighted with skins. Two hundred thousand skins is the gross catch of the- past season. The seals frequent the beaches of the Islands above mentioned, and arc easily killed with clubs, and their skins, well dried and salted, are stored away ready for shipment They are a fur seal, but the skin requires consider able preparation to become saleable. They are shipped to London, where the furriers pluck out the long coarse fur, leaving a very fine, short under fur, which, when colored, makes the skin equal In beauty and similar to the otter. When prepared, medium sized skins are worth in first hands $20. They have of late years become fashionable and popular for muffs, tippets, and other fur ar ticles of dress. The seal of one year old is about the size of a fox; of two years, a Newfoundland dog; and of three years, or full-grown, a young calf. They live many years. On St George's Island the natives have for 'eighteen succes sive seasons put a mark on a sealtbat bas for that number of years not failed to return to his favorite beach and report himself alive and hearty. The Russian Company protected sealing by regulations that limited the number that might be killed every year, and also forbade the killing of the youngand the female seals. The past being a transition year, no regula tions on that point have been In force, though the sailors-have been provident of their own accord. Congress has passed a law forbid ding further sealing nntil it shall determine nnder what protective laws to place the pros ecution of the business; consequently there will be no sealing for the season of 1869. The work is mostly done by the Indians, who receive a stated price per skin, paid in goods from the stations on the islands. There are npon St George's Island 110 natives, and upon St Paul'a 200. The skins of the Catarerilch, the Russian ship which Uy so long at Honolulu repairing, were Irightfully damaged on the voyage to London, and were a great toss. She carried some 200,000 skins. They were not properly cured. San Francisco. . The city has been placed In the hands of the masons aud carpenters since the earth quake of September 21st Fallen walls In a fewplaces, and hundreds of Injured houses In various parts of the city, ore being restored to their former condition. Tbe greatest damage to life arose from the falling chim neys, fire-walls and cornices at the tops of the buildings. People during the shake made for the streets tbe killed were Intercepted at the door-steps by falling bricks. It has be come a maxim of safety infallible probably that dnring an earthquake, Stay In the house; or If on the sidewalk, run In. In most other earthquake countries, people run ont when their houses are shaken up. Tbe damages are estimated asjowas 3300, 000, but by veracious newspaper correspond ents East as high as $5,000,000 quite a mar gin of difference. The damage done, however, Is quite as much to the detriment of future schemes and calculations as to present struc tures, and the city mnst acknowledge to belngnownMalryp&icr-. Your3, Quod. WILL BE GIVEN BY THE Ladies' Benevolent Society Or Honolulu, at the OLYMPIC HALL, on Thursday Evening-, Dec. 3d, For the Benefit of Schools for Native Girls. It is to be hoped that the object of the Fair will commend itself to our generous public. The GRAB-BAG will bo open from four, until six o'clock P. M., for children who are too yoong to attend in the Evening. Admission, fifty cents; Supper, fifty cents; Doors open at seven o'clock. 45-2t Licenses Expiring in Dec. 1868. RETAIL, Honolulu E Adderlcy 7th, F A Schacfer and Co 10th, It McKibbin 14th, J E Chapman 17th, J P Hoghes 21st, C Brenig 31st. Waianae Tong Ki 12th. Kaalaea Tai Kun i Co 2d. Hawaii Ho naunan, J L Hires Sth, Kolualoa, Pans Hanz 7th, Keauhou, Pao Shun 23d, Kona, Pans Hanz 8th, Ililo, Hapai i. Son 9th, Waiohinu, Hanpu 24th, Halawa, Ah Man 14th. Maui Lahaina, Ah Chong 14th, Wailuku, Ah Chong 22d. Molokai Kaluaaha, It Newton 20th. Wholesale, Honolulu I Bartlett. Itctnil Spirits, Honolulu KOillilandOth Victualling, Honolulu Lam Gin 18th, Ah Kin 18th. . liutchcr. Honolulu 0 Bornholdt 31st. Horse, Honolulu No C3, Lokana 6th, No 64, Heleau 7th, No 65, Noaole 10th. Boat, Honolulu No S, Pii EuahiniSlst. Lahaina A Kamanu l"th. Supreme Court. In the matter of the Bankruptcy of Wm. Ryan. VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, LN that William Ryan, lately doing business in Honolulu as a' Trader, has been this day dniy ordered adjudged and decreed by the Hon. Alfred S. Hartwcll, Justice of the Su preme Court, a bankrupt, ujlon his own peti tion. Ail persons owing debts to the said Ryan, or holding any property belonging to him, are hereby ordered to payor surrender the same to the Marshal of the Kingdom, and all creditors are hereby notified to appear be fore the Hon. Alfred S. Hartwcll, at his cham bers in the Court House, Honolulu, on WED NESDAY", the 30th of Dec. next, at 10 o'clock A.M., for the purpose of proving their claims. L. McCULLY, Clerk. Honolulu, Nor. 30, 1868. 4B-3t CIRCUIT COURT, Or the 2d Judicial Circuit. "VTOTICE ii hereby given, tint JLf pursuant to an order this day made by tho Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, the Termof the said Circuit Court will beadjoum ed from Tuesday the 8th, to Tuesday the 15th day oa Dec. inst, at 9 o'clock, A. M. L. McCULLY, Clerk of Supreme Court. Houolalu, Dec. 1st, 1868 It REMOVAL. DB. JNO. S. McGRElV has re- moved bis office to the building occupied ' by Mr. H. L. CHASE, on Fort Street, near Hotel Street. Office hours from 10 to 12 o'clock, and from 2 to 4 o'clock. 46-1 m Supreme Court In Probate. In tbe matter of the proof of the Will of James E. Chapman, late deceased. PKOPER application having been made to the Honorable Alfred S. Hart well, Justice of tho Supreme Court, by Wm. L. Green and J. W. Austin, for probate of the Will of James E. Chapman, late of Honolulu, Oahu, deceased. Notice is hereby given to all persons whom it may concern, that WED NESDAY, the 30th day or Deo. inst, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, is a day and hour appointed for hearing proof of said Will, and all objections that may be 'offered thereto, at the Court House in tbe town of Honolulu. L. McCULLY, Clerk of Supreme Court Honolulu, Dee. 1st, 1868. 16-5t Holiday Journal. New No. Free. TIOB THE HOLIDAYS of 18G8-9, JU Containing a Christmas Story, Parlor Plays, Magio-Sporti, Odd Tricks, Queer Ei pcrinients. Problems, Puzzles, etc. 10 large pages, illustrated. Sent I'rce. Address, - ADAMS A CO., 44-4 Publishers, 25 Bromfield St., Boston. A FEW CHARTS of the WORLD, of the Celebrated Edition of Hermann Berghaus. Large size, with the latest discov eries. For sale by 45-lm F. A. SCHAEFER & CO. FINE FAT CATTLE AND SHEEP. fPfW DELIVERED IN HONOLULU AT 2&B'he Lowest Market Rates, from tbe h-unaU and Lihue Ranches, Hawaii. 45-lm THEO. n. DAVIES, Ag"t. FOR SALE! EUINART, pere Jcfils Champagne, Carte Blanche, in pints and quarts. For Bale by H. HACKFELD A CO., Agents for Messrs. 38-3m Ruinart, pere t Sis Rheims. Received ex Favorite, A FEW BARRELS OF CRANBERRIES, for sale by 42-lm WALKER i ALLEN. STEERIXG OARS, 22 feet m length. For sal. bj 4Mm BOILES CO. CALIFORNIA TABLE PIIU1TS, Assorted in eases and 24 B cans. Tor aala bj (IWn) BOLLES CO. HUBnUCK'S PATE XT ZINC PAINT Tbe best article of tbe kind Imported. Jar alby (U-im) BOLLES k CO. BEST ENGLISH Boiled Faint OU. For sals by .U-3m BOLLES k CO. aPIBITS OP TUIU'ENTIXK. O For sale br U-Im BOLLES k CO. BEST FAMILY POIUS, per IOULNI, In 14 and Ki barrels. For tale by (S-3m) BOLLES k CO. BOXES EASTERST CODFISH, perlOLAKL Foraaleby (a BOLLES k CO. AUCTION SALES. BV ADAD1S'& WIIiDKR. THIS DAY. REGULAR ROOM-SALE. On Wednesday. Dec. 2, AT 10 O'CLOCK, A. M., WILL BE SOLD, A Variety of Merchandise, Such As Dry Goods, Groceries, Clothing;, Boston Card Matches, Qlassware, Downer's Kerosene Oil, Crockery, Fine Cocoa Hats, Lauhala Hats, Two Fine Saddle Horses, Tobacco, Cigars, etc. Also Juat Received per MONTANA, 50 sacks very' choice Humboldt Potatoes, 15 bbls choice Billings Hams, 20 sacks California Beans, 20 sacks Silver Skin Onions, 10 sacks California Beets, and 50 boxes Choice Fresh Apples. SPECIAL & POSITIVE SALE Dry Goods, Alpacas, Coburgs, &c On Friday, Dec'r 4th, At 10 A. Iff, at Salesroom, We shall sell an entire Invoice of COBURQS, ALPACAS, DRESS GOODS, Ac, consisting partly of 1 case Fancy Lutings, 4 cases Dress Patterns, 1 case ass'd Fancy Ribbons, 2 cases Check Muslins. 2 cases Alpacas, 1 case Mosquito Netting 6 cases Coburgs, 1 case Prints, Silk Necties, Cotton Undershirts, eta. Liberal Terms to tbe Trade. Sale Positive, without reserve. ADAMS 4 WILDER,-Anct'rs. REAL ESTATE On Saturday, Deo. 5th. At 12 o'clock noon, on the premises. Will be sold at Public Auction, the House and Lot on Mauuakea Street, formerly occupied by J. Mitchell. EX GARSTANG. THEO. H. DAVIES HAS JUST RECEIVED a full Assortment of New & Suitable Goods, WHICH HE OFFERS FOR SALE At Hie Lowest Itaten. Pink Pad and other Prints, Hickory Stripes, Heavy Blue Denims, White & Brown Drills, cotton a Linen Woolen Tweeds, Waterproof do., Hnckabuck and Turkish Towels, Linen Thread, White Moleskin, Fine White Cotton and Linen Shirts, Fine White Long Cloths, Horrock's Lodg.Clotbs, Cambric Handkerchiefs, Linen Sheeting, Fine Linen, Blouse Linen, Silk and Cotton Umbrellas, Plain and Figured Silks, Paris Laces, Fancy Goods, .Felt, Leghorn ass'd Hats; Black and Colored Baratheas, Heavy Four Point Blankets, ass'd, Grey Horse Blankets, Wool Packs, Blue and White Flannels, Seaming Twine, Nary Canvas, Regatta Shirts, Ass'd Clothing, Alpaca Coats .Man-inn's Draught Ale, Danville's Irish Whiskey, Gosnell'n Perfumes, TANISH'S JAMS, AND JELLIES, . Hockin, Wilson & Co's Oilman's Stores, BEST WHITE LEAD, ZINC & BOILED OIL, Liverpool Salt, etc., etc. AtSO SAMPLES OF PLOUGHS, From the Celebrated Works of Messrs. Ran. some & Sims, of Ipswich. 'Sample Ploughs and designs for other Agri cultural Implements may be seen at the office of the undersigned. 45-4t THEO. II. DAVIES. IIAIYMKKKCIIIKFS. c IIINESE SII.IC oil colors, plain aud fletireu. Ladle aad Gents' linen. For sale by SSm A. S. CLEQIIOBN. SHIRTS. rtNTLEME.VB SUPERIOR. ivUHe, OT Ilickory, RtgattSL, Qrey and Bins WooL For sale by fZH-2m A. S.CLMI10RX II OSIEIIY OF ALL, KINDS, rUll BALE 111 3Wnv A. S. CLEOnOBX. TT UBIX'S EXTRACTS, JUt Toilet Soaps. Tooth Brushes, llalr Brushes. Foraaleby iMm A. 8. CLEOHOBJf. OOS, LIKES" THREAD, , -Imitation Bilk Handkerchiefs, Tor sale br SS-3m A. S. CLEO HORN. CADDL.ES. 9 Bridles, Spurs, Whips, For sale by A. 9. CLEQnORS. 2S-3m JL Downer's (guaranteed genuine) Oil. Card Matches, For sale'br 3841m A. 8. C LEGHORN. THORN'S EXTRACTS, Jaynes Medicines, For sale by 3Mn A. B. CLEOIIOnN. YEAST POWDERS, Teas, Coffee, For sale by 3m A. 8. CLEOnOBX. I.I.VE.-V DRILX.IIVGS. FCLL. ASSORT31EXT WIUTK and BROW X. For sale by A. 8. CLEOU0RX. MUSLIM'S. BISHOP'S Z.A1V2VS, aueen'sLawns, VICTORIA LAWSS, NA5SOOK. For ula by A.S.CLEaUOBX. BROWJT COTOSTS, DEXIMS, 1VIOTE COTTONS, For sale by S8-3m A. 8. CLEGII0BX. BROWN IIOLLANDS, Table Damask, 9 Women's EonndComba, For sale by SS&n A. 8. CLEOIIOSX. B LASKKTS, PIE FBUITS, TICKLES, for sal by .8. CLEOHOBX. CASSIMERE8, BBOADCLOTna, TWEEDS, For tale by -SWm A. 8. CLBGHORX. . EPSOM SAX.TS, ' ' Camphor, Sa)fuT, ' . j For sale by SMm A. 8. CLBflHOBX. AUCTION SALES, By C. S. BA11TOW. THIS-DAY, STEAMER KILAUEA AT ATTOTION-1 On Wednesday, December 2ml, AT O'CLOCK NOOX Tbe undersigned will sell at Public Auction, at her wharf, the L Haw'n Steamer KILAUEA, 414 Tons per Register, with all h Engines, Boilers, Boats, Tackle, Apparel sad Appurtenances, as she will arrive on the 14th ot November, altereompletingatwelve months contract with the Hawaiian Government. Sale positive and without reserve. For par ticulars apply to 41-tt . C. S. BARTOW, Anet'r. SALE 0E ELEGANT Household Furniture AT AUCTION. At tbe residence of tho American Minister Resident, GeHcral E. M; KIcCoolc. On Thursdayv Dec. 3d, AT 10 O'CLOCK A. M., Will be offered at Public Auction all the supe rior Tarlor, Bed Boom and Kitchen Furniture of said private residence. PARLOR FURNITURE Hair-cloth Sofa, Hair-cloth Mahogany Chairs, Mahogany Book Case, Lounges and Pillows, Marble-top Rose wood Centre Table, two large and very hand some Pier Glasses, Glass Vases, Parian Mar bis Slatucttcs, "Byron and Scott," Hair-cloth Easy Chairs and Rockers, Kerosene Chandel iers, Pictures, One Snpcrior Rosewood Cnse Piano-Forte 7 Octaves, manu factured by Stoinway A Son. This is a very Sue Instrument, and In perfect order. One Music-Box nearly new. Book Shelves. DINING-ROOM FURNITURE Marble top Side-boards, Walnut Extension Dining. Table, Marble-top Side Tables, Oak Chairs, Clock, Trays, etc. A VARIETY OF GLASS i CROCKERY WARE 1 China Dinner Set, 1 Lunch Set, White and Gilt Tea Set, Faney Finger Bowls, 1, Set Bohemian Glassware, comprising Cham pagne Hock, Sherry, Claret t Liquor Glasses and a variety of other glasses, Fruit Dishes, etc., etc. BED-ROOM FURNITURE Mahogany French Bedstead,, spring Mattrats, Walnut French Bedstead, Spring Mattrais, Mahogany Wardrobes, Marble-top Bureaus, with elegant Mirrors, Marble-top Washstands, Hair Mat' trasses and Pillows, Handosme Lounges, Easy Chairs, Elegant Toilet Set Commodes, Cottage Bedstead and other Furniture, Towel-racks and other Bed Room Furniture, Cook Stove and n Variety of Kitchen., Furniture. Also I iron safe, 1 elegant silver mounted saddle, 1 side-saddle, bridles, saddlecloths garden hose, China flower pots with stands, etc., etc., etc 41 C. S. BARTOW, Auctr; Evening Sale of ELEGANT FANCY ARTICLES Ob Saturday KTcnlHg:, Dec. 5. At 7 o'clock p. x., at Sales Room, Will be offered at Publio Auction, a choice Selection of VALUABLE, USEFUL AND ORNAMENTAL ARTICLES, Ta which' the attention of Ladies Is respectfully so licited. -COSSI3XISQ or Bronze and Marble Statuettes of a variety of stjles, containing Ink-Stands, Watch-Stands, etc ; Ladles' Yf ork.Boxes, large and small, furnlsLed wllb all nec essary articles for Sewing; Ladles' Faney Portemo naies, Picnic Baskets complete, Perfume bottles In llcaes, handsome Wcol Clothes Backs, Gentlemena One Leather Travelling Bags, Umbrella Stands, Nap kin tings, FanCy Spectacle Cases, Fancy Mottoes, Photographic Atbaiju, 1 photographic MaslcstAlbnm, Portable Writ Id g Cases, Knife baskets, Cloth Man tillas. ALSO, A Sup'r Lot of Toys and Dolls TWO BAGATELLE BOARDS. 'Salesroom open fur Inspection of Goods on Saturday morning, December Stb, at 0 o'clock. On Wednesday, Dec. 9. At 10 A. H. at Salesroom, WILL BE SOLD A Variety of Merchandise. EVENING SALE. On Saturday Even'g, Deo. 12, Will be sold, a , VERY CHOICE SELECTION OP ARTICLES, Direct from London and Paris, received per Bark Garstang. POB SALE. A SERVICEABLE HORSE of Foreign Breed, railed on East Maul. inquire of 40-zt H. A. WIDEMANN. FAMILY DRUG ST0EE. J. 2U. SMITH afc CO., HAVE RECEIVED PER LATE ABBIV als, a New Assortment of Drugs and Medicines. Sands' Sarsapariila, Townsend's do., Ayers' do., Bristol's do., Shakers' do.. Boot do., Ayers' Cherry Pectoral, Balsam for the Lungs, Balsam of Wild Cherry, nypophosphites of Lime Soda, Compound Extract of Bochu, Capsules, Thorn's Extract, Crossman's Specifier Pills and Ointments, of various kinds, Liniments, Plasters, Pectoral Fomigators, Sponges, Hamburg Tea, Lily White, Fumigating Pastils, Trusses, J. R. Cook's Nipples, Nipple Shields, Labia's and Pinaud's Extracts, Toilet Articles, Lip Salve, Indelible Pencils, a Htrr InTeatloa. Hair Restorers and Dressings, Syringes, Leeches, etc., etc., etc DrHgs of all klBtla Corner of Fort and Hotel streets. 11-tf A LABG-E ASSORTMENT OF MULDER'S, DEETJE.VS, aaet BREMMERMAS'S (Oeroua) ALES, of Lata Importations, aud warranted sound and good. Is offered by the undersigned at la voice Prices for the Single Package. 3i-3m GODFREY RHODES. Just Eeceived. HEIDSICK CIU.MPAGNE--Piatt' and Quarts. Ao direct frets Palis, , One Freezing Machine. 4S-3t qODFBET SH0DB8. NOTICE. THE UNDERSIGNED HEREBY 8IVBS nottee that he will pay bo debt eeatrsiHid1 In hU name, froa a4 after this date, wtHiisit his written order. THBO. WALLBS. Hoaollu,Nov;.-n,lM3. HU'