THE FRUITS OF ANNEXATION.
The other day, Dr. McGrew, Editor of the newspaper, the Star, of this town, was sued over some filthy words printed about Mr. Norrie, calling him a spittoon carrier [?? lawe ipukuha].* Mr. Norrie is a gentleman in our view; but that is nothing to the “Great Father of Annexation,” for he denounces Mr. Norrie as someone to be treated with contempt and tormented.
Because of that publication by Dr. McGrew which sullied his good name, he was hurt, and that is the reason for the suit, for his name is important to him.
This past Wednesday, the doctor was tried, and the judgement remains; we know that there can be no other judgement than that he is guilty.
This Thursday morning, when the steamliner of T. H. Davis and Company came up to the wharf of Porter Company.
A Hawaiian man named Puaala was climbing up wearing the blue ribbon of the annexationists [libine bolu hoohui aina] on his chest; when the captain saw this Hawaiian climbing aboard the ship, two of them stood at the top of the stairway, while the other people climbed aboard. Continue reading