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Zjk J('1 lUtil II UjWM tt UUf IUIVIII- IM.IIt T f
' 4l made mud hut futile attempts to reach Ins
f . r. II i-s frantic valor made thorn at first
' L wav, and lit laid three iti sucee ssiou
ij before liiin. The burning buildings
liht t' ',c; ''ontt'st. Pomnlc see-ined
'. lVVcd with tin; strength ot a eleinon, and
UuV fell beneath tin; blows of his club. All
jfuii't li'ci'i him but Alvircz, whoso only
Liiglit was f r his sister, and he e-loscel wiih
The wilv chief evaded the de'spcrate
JsJm' Ironi hi sweuel by a epiick bend of bis
bath, and rejiaid the thrust belbre be could
rfViiu b's kr"ard by a blow on the head
xlii'li east Ilia) senseless to the gieiue.el.
(jjiiscioastiess returned but to tell a sad tale.
Focuds and Iwe were gone the dead and
'Iit lay around him, visible by the expiring
ones of the consumed houses. He sank
dii in despair, when he heard bis name
nriu.iiuiccd it was Liliha's voice, and he
acL-vere el. She hounded to his side and
rdft d him in her arms. Water was nigh,
hj jMvc it to him and he was soon able to
lia. The blow had merely stunned him,
tad lie now eagerly inquired the late oi' those;
jojdear to him. S.ie told him in a li w
-rids that Peimale though repulsed, bad
tided in making bis escape with his
pre (tiers, nut u.at warriors were upon ins
Iratli. W hen day dawned, and it was known
hr chief was taken, long and I uel was the
su that rose, and deep the vengeance vow
il .i i ,
;ajipnu men ueacnerous ioe.
t ji i: i'o l v n j:s i a n.
Hunks lift v te a hundred in length, lav vv ith the ir houses were situated. The linluss,
their roots upturned, wrenched iVom their v. bi h w as als( used as a te nqde, was large-,
beds as if they bad been biH reeds. Some, and built of stones, piled into several ranges
"bile lulling, bad been caught by the-branch-1 of platforms, some what in the li.nu of an alli
es ot ethers and bung tottering uVei head, phiihcatie. A wall, with seeral openings
threatening as their branches sw a) eel to aniljfr gates melon d the whole. 'J'lre inoiiii
lio by the wind, to fall and crush the w ay-1 lain was almost inaccessible except directly
!arer, beneath. The whole fumed an inex-j fronting the temple, wbicli low cud tar above
!'l: l,NI,; 'ievaux ele Inse, hom un b irmnv ; the village beneath. Shouts of tiiumph
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gteeted the party as they ascended the bill,
and the whole population prepared for the
grand festival which was to take dace the
succeeding day, when the plisoners were to
he sacrificed. Kiana was couiiucd williiu
the temple, while .Julia was give n to the caic
of i 'omale-'s w omen.
To ! ( 'ontinneil.
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evt i iinlix ulna!, whither l e .ieh lit , deceased,
ol i -tin m e d.
! i 1 1 1 1 1 ! r of men I (.;
; A uuilier ot u i inen ;:!!
; J uiobci ol biv s uueb-r !' venrs -!l
iMimber ol" "ill.; uuelcr I i) Veals tflN
hours bard labor alone e nabled them to strii"
laving sent bis prisoners away, Pomnlc
; coutinueel the tight until they were be-
l all possibility ot' a sudden rescue;; he
ii i i
.Th retreated slowly with his principal vv ar
ias, occasionally facing about to make a
f Ijrt stauel against his pursuers, to gain time
riae; auvanceei parry, jjy me rising e me
'i lie had eivertaken the cortege, with the
ttjkive chief and his wile. The'y then pro
peieled at a elog-trot, using all precaution to
bvaid a surnrise. Kiana's hands were close-
Ijioiind behind him; Julia's were similarly
ieJ, but she was ilaced upon a rude litter
fjiughs, over which seune mats were
town. Four men carried it at a rapid pace,
M no communication was allowed between
tuiid her husband,
lew more wretched prisoners had been
tearveel for a cruel death, and were now
Curled along in a merciless manner, their
'-petd being etccasionally epiickened by a
priflK ol a spear or a blow from a club. ()ne
-Mwi), unable from the stillness ed their
le poinds, to keen nace w ith their mutm-.
eii relieved of their lives and tortures
J pitluiit other warning than the blow which
mplished the deeel. A tier procee elin- a
.ewlioiMs in this manner, in perlect sib m;e',
!(pni(l( r to halt was given, and the party
,. barjo.ik of a hurried meal small share' ef
bfc li however, tell to the- lot of the captives,
rhfy now struck oil' Iroin the- eemimein route
l"ti a elense Ibre'st, to avoid the- inhabited
Ms of the eoimtrv. and to slmitrn ilw li-
14 to their nwii camp. The path was
iilanilt in the extreme and their pro'Mess
3It. Tarasitieal plants, tangle d vines, and
nortnoiis ferns tbrmeel an almost inipene-
rii; barrier, throii"b which they were
pWttre.l, either to cut their wav, er to climb
pe, frequently finding thenisedves suspend-
Xcnty h'ct er more above the soil. The
lleecy masses of moss w hich cove-red
tajhTes were like so many sponges, exud-
"Ifvater which they had gathereel from frc-
ST slers, and rendering their hohl ..ud
r00?11;', slippery and uncertain. So I
i nun inn i i itioi. i-iii nut iv
the ve'ge'tatiou overhead that no sun
I'ver penetrated through it, and alt be-
f ii l ank and gre e n. lyriads of sweet
c$s,,'i'S lliitte'iing anion-' the branche's
i pJtlw otherwise dismal range ef we.oels,
f P tjee ilal air As tu, v.ny .ll1)roiU.uli u
hcr termination, th-y came upon the tra
pi't an earthquake or whirlwind, which
T3 "no elesolate all betore it. JMaininotb
t(tf Nuth diaiiietci s of six feet or more, and
Oiu'e t the failhe-r side, 1'oniale was
his own eloiiiiuions, as the' ine-agre-nos of the
soil, and the; numerous patche s of indii; ate d
lav a clearly mauiii ste !. 'I'Im-v now traveMb il
-with Jess rapidity, which gave lliein b i.one-
to practice many erne ltie;s upon the ir prison
ers, as if to ke ep alive- the ir thirst for blood.
Their threats or taunts e hew no reqdv from
Kiana, while his unyie Idiug and haughty de
meanor, and elisicgaid of pain, won ; e ve n
from his lerocioiis guard something like- res
pect. Mot so wiih IVinaN'; he coule! not re
press his feeling ef ewuhati n at having the
highest chie f ia bis powe r, and failing ,v
words in extorting an answe r to his jibes,
struck him wiih the handle; eifhis spear.
The eyes of the proud chi f Hashed ,'iri"
.he drew himself up to his full hcijrht, and
j turning to his prsfiitcr, said in a voie-e" so
strong and Iie'ie-e that all who he anl it start
ed involuntarily, e-xce-pting him te whom the y
were aeldrcsscel, " help of a wild dog f
the mountain, knaslie si thou thy tee th on the
: chief of w arri i s, numerous as the leave's bf
the f)i e-st! wild in their wrath as the spirit
of the storm! Ceiward hind! ebsti uction,
like the; frothing surf shall eiye-rtake' thee;; as
ocean's foam and rear shall it burst upon
thee and thy cowering slaves. Quick as
the- forkcel lightning shall it elatt upon thee.
Thy suns are numbereel, the fne-s of thy
mountain shall consume thy bone's. Se-c
rde glares and calls to thee in her wrath!
Her thunder proclaims thy doom." At the
same instant, the ground beneath thern trem
bling, reise and fell like the swe ll of a w av e
and a chasm burst ope'ii almost at INiinah-'s
feet, while the deep, subterraneous rumbling
proclaimed the passing by of an earthquake;.
A column of llauie shet high into the air
from the summit of the mountain, and disap
peared in the cloud of smoke which huii"
Their goddess had spoken in anger; the
supeistitions of their race w ere aroused, ami
they hastened their inarch in fear and si
lence. J'omale spokej not, for a while, but
the workings of bis countenance teilel that
deep and deaelly would be bis revenge. I lis
people had heretolbie consielereel him tinde r
the pre.tection ed Tele, and he held th joint
edlice ot chief am! high prie st ami thus to
have the fears by which he ruled the peeiple,
and asserted his claim to inspiration tunieel
upon himself, however much he nliectee! to
elespise them, roused the; demon within him.
Like most either pretcuele'is, the superstition
ami enthusiasm which he; eueleavoreel to in
fuse into others, paitlv nllectcel himse lf, jind
notw ithstanding the; de;pth of bis passion the
preipbe cy haunted him, und while he hate d
more, he lean el als .
Concealing the emotion, be approached
Kiana and whispered er rather hisseel in his
e-ar "The pale maiden is beautiful to gaze
upon the blight star is not fairer the
whelp of a w ild dog w ill love her she shall
be' his slave." Kiana replied not, but walk
eel steadily on. Kntreaties weuild but add
to the triumph of his detested foe, and he ele
termiiii d to await the e-onseeiue iwes. He-
knew if Alvire-z had escape-el, escape' eir re
venge was certain, tor bis people far enitnuui-
bcre'el the enemy.
That night they slept in caves, and earlv
next morning were ioine-.l by some- of Roma
ic's people, who gaze-d in vvomler upon the
white maiden i be y soon arrived at their
fortress, which was built on a small spur
which made out from the; north side' ef the
mountain, and cuinmaudeel the vallev where
Dr. .Judil, of this town, who accompanie d
the Scientific ( 'oi ps of the Exploring Sipiael
ron in their e vcuisii ns em Hawaii, had a
most woneh-riiil escape from an awful death,
lie had ele seeneb d into the; crater ol' Ki
laue a, to obtain some spe i-ime ns ed' the li
quid lava. Not succeeeling in precuriug
any at the (ire-at 1 ake, (as it is called ) he1
approaeheel.one eif'the; smaller erne's, or ebini-ne-ys,
and ele sce nde el a few fee-t into it.
While; gathering speciiue ns, the; lake; sud
elenly beeaine active1, ami discharged a jet
of lava into the air far above- bis he ad, but
which must fortunately II II in the oi posile
direct em from him. lie then commcm-cel
I making his way emt, be-fore; another should
follow, but the asce nt was far more; eliilieu't
than the desce-nt. He became; alarmed, and
called em live native's who had accoiunanii el
him to the spot, for assistance;. The he at
had become; so "re'at that lhey w e re fi i"ht
e neel and retrei.tcd with the exce ptioii ef erne
man, who threw himself i!;,t upon the bunk,
ami reaching eiver his right band, euabb el
the Docteir to k ae-h the- top. Hut be lbre' be
reacheel the brink, bis clothes were' burnt by
the hot air, and be would have; been scaleb el
had be ne.t be-e'ii protected by woedlen gar
ments. The native in stoeqiing over, iiael
his face and hands blistered. They beth
had barely time; to leave the spot, when the
lake lilh el up and poured out a stream of li-
SALT I.AKF, AT I'AVA.
A number ef cemtraelie tory eqdnions in re
gaid te the' Salt Lake at Kwa have be'on ail
vanced. Some; suppose el the salt to lie min
eral; ethers that it is the re'sult e' evapora
tion. Lately it was stated to be but eigh
teen inches in depth, though the native's re
gard it as unfathomable. The following ac
count, which we received from an intelligent
native who is well acquainted with the; lake
appears the most satisfactory ef all. Its
ge'iieral depth is as has bee-n stateel, about
eighteen inches, but ne ar the ee'iitre there is
a hob; some live er six fathoms in circumfer
ence, to v hie-ii no bottom has be-eu found.
This is at times crusted etve-r with salt suffi
ciently thick und strong to be ar a man's
weight, ii il whe n this is the case vveiiihl es
cape the; n tice jf any eme examining the
sus.t, unless he was acepiainte el with this fact.
The native said he had repe'alcelly stood em
the; brink of this hole, ami was positive! ed' its
existe ne'e; also, that the; water here was af
fected, though slightly by the tielcs of the
oce an, with which be belie-ved it tei commu
nicate. During the winter, when the! water
was raiseel above; its enelinary le ve l by the-
(rains, and no salt was forme-el, the tides pro-
eluceel se'iisible change' in its volume.
The Vineennes is expee te-el at hahaina
the coming week.
'Jot a I
Numbe r f births the past vcar (H
? eiiil er eif dealhs .r2
.Nuii.be r ol I'i'oteslaul luarriau'cs oli
iiefiioval. ebuing the year lei either places.
."Males " 7.J
Ce nsus e.f'IJ!;;
elo. ol' i:;n)
Diniini.-he el in 1 v e ars (',;
ivxe e ss ef ele-aths over births the past
1 1 a
J)imini; he el the' past year
IJatio ef decrease' in 1 ye ars, including
removals, -.th ne arly.
I'atio of eb-e ie-ase by death during the
past year, ! -1 1 m ai Iv .
'I he elit'i t of J'wa includes a tract of
com. try about l.j mile s in le ngth, fremi Ila
laaa te Waimanalo, aroiiml the; lagoon and
along the' se aboard, where most of the inhab-
i .. r i
1 1 1 i id . it sine;. OUTS, l.
ly tin; liarrel. or less quantity, con
stantly on liaiiel anel for sale by
K. iV, II. GIMMES.
Jan. 18. tf.
B. Pitman & Son,
Have for sale on rcasemable terms, viz.,
English ami American Prints. Ginghams.
Printed IMuslins. White, Hrown and lihie
(.'eitton Drill. White and Jirown Linen
Drill, lileaehed and Unbleached Cottons.
Cambric, plane; ami Figured. Swiss Mus
lin. J. ace Edgings. Jnsertings. Fancy
Gauze ildkls. and Scarfs. White Veils.
Garniture. Silk. Satin. Velvet and licit
Kibbons. Wound Wire. Furniture Chints.
Hamilton Stripes. Iionnct Wreaths and
Fhiwcrs. Ladies and (jcntleinen's Hosiery.
Gloves. Satin Neck Stocks. Nankeens.
Pongee Cohircd Helkfs. (irass Cloth. Cot
ton Jlelkfs. Needles. Pius. Sjiool Cot
tem. Thread. Ibittons. Suspenders. Heady
Made Clothing. Wickyarn, &.C., kc.
. Medasses. Sugar. Lamp Oil. Tea.
Flour. Meal. J)ried Apples. Koisins.
Citron. I'runes. Tamarinds. Pickles.
Vinegar. Nutmegs. Mace. Allspice. Cin
namon. Cloves. Ginger. Sage. Pepper.
.Mustard. Homy. Tobacco. Cigars. Pipes.
Siiull'. Soap. Sallael Oil. Olives. Lem
on Syrup Porte r. Pale Ale. Stoughtou'8
Elixer. Wines, ke.
Uoeits and Shoe's. Writing Ink. Shoe
Mae-king. Arieiw Keet, Eisoiii Salts.
Ib ncb Planes. Hi ace ami liitts. Chisels.
Fish I looks. Ceuiibs. Sauce and Fry Pans.
Iron Sepiares. Screws. Nails. Axe Han
dles. Axes. Aelzes. Hatchets. Writin"
Paper. Plank IJoe.ks. (Quills. Corks, JceT.
( ienei all v n hand a goeiel assortment of
Creie ke ry, Glass, anel Tin Ware.
Honolulu, Dec. , Pi 10. tf.
Sllll l.v s. jNe) arrivals eo elenni I nn.
To tiil 1'iuToit er tiii; Poi.v m;sia:1
Sin The- fdlow ing is a statistical ae-e'ouut
eif the- e-e-usiis ..f the district of Ewa, Oaliu,
take u by the Colle ctor of the di tii t. Em
its accuracy cannot voue-h, though I presume-
il is ne arly so fiom the- fae f that he- h
oblige el by law to lue ji u b.t ei the- nanus of"
..yijT The prctnises in Ilon-
Sfe'i.B'rTr ,,('M,1),C'- !)' 'pt. John
Jitw2j Dominis. This desirable
property is cent rally and pleasantly situa
ted has an entranro from two tlidcn iit
streets a small jirnnleii, under ood cul
tivalioii ixoeal hiiilelings, itc, and' DO
years' iincxpircd lease of the land. Will
Imj sobl at si low price, and on u long
cre-dit if applied for soon.
For further particulars apply to
Dec i.-io.' tf