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JANION, RHODES it CO.,
Victoria, Va-eaver'a l,U"4
.. raytieaattaattnw a Uaooaigaaacaui
Victoria.. I.,JMarT 1.1M3.
LIFE OU A GUAHO ISLAND.1
Jim the ihumf Traffic in Cuntr.lnlIerr'nitnn
of Jinktr'm ILnulll Fltrn atul it l'atna
jo'C .Skip are JJvred to a Sad-Jiark Sharks
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MAIN &. WINCHESTER,
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Harare, Saddle Bridles, Wh
CUIUS, S1DILEBT Ir.,
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X. Aal Wrtmat C'cni tre T""1''7
snxn .sec, cliiik & to.,
And Shipping Agents.
445 JJW Strrt. Orurr tf I.Uy St Sjh Frmcism.
yr will attend ta tha SI nl Jupr. ! all kll of Itn4
w .Skip are JJvred to a Sad-Jian
y Hikxr's I.-und, Pacific Ooean, f
X Friday, Jan. 13, 18C9. f
Pnr r-Ii tnr.rttJm T hare tfn a Trtlimtarv exit a
J from buc'kIj, aiwl fur two months f thi time lit
I eralir irui rboncd in the centre of thwvaat Pacific
uccan, ujoti xriw eicriic nut not in.'JOKpiiaoic
Hot of aixJ. I cry out at tlte ocean, but with
different emotion from thot-e of Xenor-hon's Ten
houaoJ when tlfj Lrt caught "ignt or tfcc hca.
c last Tt-wcl of tlio cuano
KaiuAanuAa, Ki'ilol avrny fur
ia'Hirerit and tLc fcuirin
aml leavin;; uie with one
faithful kanaka t perform the lonely duty of
uardin the jrut.Ttjr until the reotning of the
Luy HtajHn, in May or J une.
Iain2 wiiak-rs nietiines lie to in tho ofilnr.
c. c. ciaas ; aiiI, if the surf w not Vmj furioue, tut off a Lout
ami come a.-hurct rui'i ljint; at tin-rent our only
iun;r wtin iii
. I hiht weeks a ti.
A" l!ect, the brintine
yllonolulu, taking tt.e
n-nrleiit of the LLum1,
of the iano of Jitkt r'u Island, while it id retain
cil in that of the Chinebas. This natural iroccf
of deodorization, however, but slightly aJTecttt the
fertilizing properties of the giano.
Estimates of the amount of guaxto on I laker's
Icland differ. The highest is over 2.000,000 tons
the lowest about 260,000 tons, and this is prob-
aojv a more correct estimate than the larger one.
power and beautv. The color of the grown bird
is white, with wings that are tipped with black.
It Las a long bharp beak which is serrated and
BJishtly curved at the end, a iormiuabie weapon
of attack as well as defence. Its wins are of lm-
iu c rum strength, and when fully spread, they span
about seven feet from Up to tip. In their fashing
expeditions they range for hundreds of miles from
liut the American Cuano Conir-anv. who ctill ae- their nestin iA-.,rr "and Lite in the d:v shins in
hundred to one hundred and fifty tons daily dur
ing about 6ev'n mouths of the year, arc fat
lotram of communicatin;
dutry carried on upon thin remote jatctiof
cored ret-f, and ilcccribe the habits and m
AV1LLI13IS, BMNCH UID L CO..
in? & Commission Merchants,
.to. 305 Front Street.
SAX MAX CISCO.
DRY DOCK COMPANY !
San Francisco, California, U. t.
N O TI C E
T SUp Omen, J?ects Ctoslpiws and Hasten.
TI1K COMHAXr DRV
txjCKA. Moated at tloawr, foioi, km
franclMA, mn nm telly ctiaiplrtctt and to
wr.fnM( prriko.aal nSffi vwtj ftility
fltM iCKli R V. tTA I R of llcUl r.
f f antt S.tIUU VtyfEU. Tte
najTI3J Lhm;K. rmribnl la th SOLID KiK'K.aiul II.
Mt la Mmt mumt ufwiniinl aMaarr.la ( lh Moving diaei-
rntat KatmmtA IraittB ao Mock 419 fc-rt,
Mllb at !p I .t M(. 4rpUk 9 bnrt. VI lUt ( IStlUM M fcet,
awfaa bigft vUl laa la alup dnwlnf XI fcet viUwos
TlM Dwk la Sttinl with rHMna r. anJ la topJirtl with
lo piful rtmntool arw mb)(, capable of paaipioff oat
lit Unem la two hoar. T&4 rioaua Ory Ixtck will rconv
Tvwirla af 1.&J0 ton artMnnil aixl anlr. Thm Dock M 8i
la arbita aail 210 ftvt la tragtat I taikt af tb aooiMicat
Unra pimr. taavnarMy bre( and anltctl. and la faniiaanl
with all itM rvqawttea r iMxkioff a ahip aaccvaafaliy.
mnr! uka ap at all ataav of th lulu.
To Coaipany ten I warraMmt la taUn that repairs on ,es
aiacaaW bumI aa alvantavaaiy la aa Frandaeo, la ra
Pet la coat afaiateriatoaBa labor, a la My athcr pan of Utt
t u particular iiMm
JA13 POLLOCK. SopCTTUtm-W,
643 tax t!a fratciaeo, Calilurnia-
i.ui let xite "ive tunic account 01 the crcat in-
of life of it.t human anl brute inhabitants, its f-ca-
fann Ti.-itors, its colony of laborers, its flora and
In ranous trtrf of the intcrtroriral Pacific
Ocean, rising lut little aN)vc the erect of the
huge breakers that threaten to overwhelm them,
little Kindy i.-lets lave been discovered, which
have become inipurtant to the civilized world as
furniahing that highly-valuable fertilizer known to
commerce as guano. Tlicse islands are the breed
ing ground of countless myriads of sea birds,
which Iiave been the proprietors of the soil from
Inker's Island i. one of thce. It is situate! in
btitude 0 0' 15" N.f longitude 17G 22 20"
V.f from O'reenwich, and is, therefore, within a
quarter of a mile of the Kouator. It was discov-
ercd about tlie year liit by an American tea
vapuuD, wuotw name 11 ocarv. in 1300 it oceanic
tLe property of the American Guano Comjanj.
an.1 in ldGT it was surveyed by the United States
shin St. Mary's. Commander CIjis. II. Davis.
McCRACHEN, MERRILL 6c Co.,
fTAVIXG BEKX i:UAGEUIN OUR PRE
I M Kent boaiaoia fur apwanla of atrrn year, anil being
lucatttt la a 0 rt proof briclt boiklioir, e are ripared to receive
a & diapoae of Island ataplea, tacit aa Suffar, Klce.Syrvpa, ruin.
Coffee, ae-, ta alvantai. UooaiRnawuta espeelaliy aolictlcd
for ta Oraxna market, la which peraal atteutioo will be paid.
and apoo wUcft caaa attvaooc will ba made when required.
Sax Faascuro Berearscw:
Badger at Lladeobrrgr, Ja. Patrick Ik Co..
rrl. Ika. W. T. CoVcaiaa Co
Vteveaa, Caker at Co.
A Ilea Jt Lawia. Ladt Tiltoa. Leooard at Orara.
Uosolclc Rf Basse as:
CZi Walker Alien. ly
J. C. aiaaiLL.
JOMM M CaaCXn.
J. C. iM ERR ILL k Co.,
204 and 206 California Street,
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Sao. Francisco and Honolulu Packets.
Particular attention rirea to th ! and parchaa of
haudWa. bipa aaalaeaa,aapplia( woaleaoipa, a(otiaUa
XT All fmiuM arriving at Saa Prsndaeo.by or to t IIo
aolula Lio of Packets, will b rorwarjeil rasa or coaxiMioa.
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I. V. Wateraaa, i
IVevious to iu coming into the poK-oion of its
present owners, it was occasionally vifited by
ehips, chiefly fpcna-wblcrs, tltat freiuent t!iee
waU-rs. A weather-beaten piece of timber, firm
ly planted in tlic ground, and bearing a rude but
secure letter box, still stands, like a beacon,
upon the iDottt prominent part of the island. For
many years it served as a seaport office a sort of
news cxcliaaze or station, where jawing Teasels
left japcrs, letters and log-books, and thus re
ceived, now awl then, crumhn of intelligence from
the great world from which they had been so long
Sot far from the post ofUcc box we find a tinlo
human grave, the rctting-phice of a bailor. Him
comrades, true to the human instinct which hesi
tates to commit its dead to the shifting tides o;
ocean, have laid over him even more tlian the
classic handful of sand, as if to keep his soul from
being driven from pillar to poet in the Wurld 01
The greatest elevation of this inland above the
sea level is about thirty fcet, and its extreme
length about a mile and a quarter. Standing on
the deck of the Teasel, as you approach the ppot
where the inland should be. you sec a dazzlin
crcfet of gray sand, wreathed in a frostwork oT
breakers. The low outlines of the it-land, with
its single framed house, and the flagstaff, upon
which you soon eee the Stars and Stripes of the
Union, remind you of a rakinh monitor with its
turret. The air above the island is alive with
birds, which swarm like the flics of Egypt
plague ; and, as you near the shore, von Tear.
above the sound of the ocean, their discordant
reducing its amount
The method of transferrin? this animal wealth
from iU native bed to the hold of the ship is as
follows : A railway track is laid from the shore
inland to some rich field. Here the guano is
shoveled into stout canvas bags, which are tfien
drawn on cars by mules or by the kanakas to the
landing-place at the shore. In its transit over the
! track the car fes over one of Fairbanks' scales,
! and its weight is accurately anertaincd.
At the beach, each guano bag, weighing about
a hundred rounds, is placed on the lmck of an
athletic kanaka. wb bears it to a whale boat.
which is drawn up sufficiently far upon the beach i
10 escape tuo power of the eurl. in suiootn
weather each boat will carry about a ton, but
when the day is rough the load has to be reduced.
While the boat is loading the crew stand up to
their waif-t in tho water, holding its bead directly
toward the surf, which beats furiously upon tho
beach, and would othTwLe strike the tide of the
boat and swamp it. When all is ready the boat
steerer gives tlie order ; each man gives the boat a
powerful t-hove. jumps in, seizes his oar, throws it
into its row-lock, and gives-way" with all his
might. Tbo deeply-laden craft, sunk in the
water almost to its gunwale, cuts through the
breaking surf which threatens to swamp it, and.
to tlie wonder of the spectator, escapes into the
open sea. Arrived at the ship, each ba is hoist
who dig and handle the guano, and ply the toil
some oar through boiling surf from sunrise to
sunset, under tlie slaro ot an equatorial sun, are
natives of tlie Hawaiian Ielanu, and are a re
markable race of people. Kven such of them as
come to the inland the wastrel victims of disease,
noon dcvelope. under the influence of system and
regularity in food, t-lccn and laltor, into splendid
specimens of muscular encrjry. Their rkin takes
on a darker hue ; and as they strip for a swim in
the ocean, or for a ride on the loaming crest of
the breakers, you would think you were gazing
011 a band ot tawny gladiators, ihey live in
tents or cabms on the it-land, and are supplied
each day w ith an abundant ration of meat, an ar-
icie 01 Hawaiian kmmI calicu 7w, whicu is an
excellent anti-scorputic, and a gallon of fresh
water for there are no springs of water on tho
island, and, as in Venice, drinking-water is im
ported in caks. They arc also allowed bard
jread and molashcs, and occasionally a plug of to
bacco, their choicest luxury. In addition to this,
tlK-y have the opportunity of replenishing their
larder with fresh eggs and succulent young birds
sea. arriTGU at uie snip, earn oag is noiei- ; .
appropriate tackling over the ido of tho I a'wvemci
and emptied into the hold. tthe .r,,ch,f;
e patient, hardy, dark-f kinncd kanakas his island
THE rXDt KSICXED BEIXG
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irrii ixo. iiorsk suoKistt. c in
.nreua with hi Biansrao, weaM rcapcctfally aolieit
a of patrooatfe rr.na ai Ulead and the pontic eeocrally,
71 2a Kin atrert. two donr from Caatla It Cooke's.
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Oak, Alu II ic Lory.
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din, whkh is to echo in your cars by day and
nij;ht as lon as jou remain upon the island.
iakcr s Juand is eaucer-shaped. beinr elevated
at the edges and deprcrcd in Oie centre.
It is barricaded on all sides by a coral reef,
which stretches out into tho Owcan and breaks the
force ol the incoming waves so that this frail
sandwort ijf not swept away by the storms. Out
side of tbo jwf the downward trend of the it-land
under water is so abrupt that an anchor will not
erapx-le, but falls away toward the bottom of tho
deep ocean. For this reason it lias been found
necessary to anchor larce can-buoys outside tho
reef, to which the guano-ships can moor them
selves while receiving their cargoes. Each buoy
is made fast by means of two iron cables. Ono
of these cables attaches the buoy to a larc sheet
anchor ; the other patecs from the shore along the
bottom to the anchor, and prevents it from sliding
down the steep declivity into unfathomable depths?
The island itself U of coral formation. It is a
low reef, covered with' sand, broken shells an J
fragments of coral, and has enough soil to sup-
a ciuuun ii-j;v-uiuu. AlilU COnSlSIS OX R
coarse grass, used for thatching huts ; a hardy,
succulent species of parsley, (.Apiurn petrusclin
om ;) a woody bueh with pretty yellow flowers,
called by the J Iawaiians i-it-ma; a plant which
lias a tuberous root, rcscmblinc the lour-o'e!iirk
and that serves tJ fatten a colony of rabbits, and a
vine Lear in z frazrant vcllow flower nmi frm,
some thorns that arc shaped like caltrops.
For "evert or eight months in the year tlie trade
wind blows steadily from the southeast, and the
i.-land can then be approached by vessels, and a
landing effected with comparative safety on its
western or leeward side, lkit during tlie rest of
the year the winds are variable and tempestuous,
and the surf rages with such violence as some
times, for weeks together, to make landing, even
boat, not only hazardous, but impossible. Durin
this period, from November to March or .pri
the island is lashed by an anerr and innwint
surf, whieh even changes the contour of its coasts,
wearing away portions of the sand beach
one side of the island, and building it up at other
points. Bat this change is only temporary. The
usual outline of the island is restored when tho
winds return to the southeast, their customary
summer quarter. During these m'nths the island
is inaccessible. All operations are ut.Tnlni
proprietors and laborers sail away together, and
the desolate spot reverts for a time to thn nrwi;
putcd dominion of the shrieking sea fowl.
Jiakcr's liland is distant about 1.900 mil s
S." W. from Honolulu, in the Hawaiian Tlrw?-
and about 3,500 miles west from the vnt
Peru. The voyage from the port of Honolulu to
Inker's Island occupies from three to four weeks.
Vessels in Pursuing this voyage have tn rmd
through the "Doldrums a belt of ocean, m.rth
of the Equator, which abounds in calms. vnriaM
winds, sudden squalls ami rain-storms. It is not
an uncommon thing for vessels in this region to
find themselves surrounded by watcr-spouts im
mense, funnel-shaped cylinders of mist and water
that seem to suck up the sea into the clouds, rm
they resolve and sway to and fro like weird spir
its, under the influence of the shifting winds.
Ihe "Doldrums," save at certain seasons of th
year, do not extend so far south al Baker's Inland,
being bounded upon the south by the third dI
grce of north latitude. This accounts for the se
lection of this spot br the sea-birds
for here they are undisturbed by heavy rains diu
iog the process of incubation.
I no vessels employed in carrvinrr the rraano are
mostly first-class clippers of lare tonnaze. Tho
manoeuvre of bringing a ship of 2,000 tons grace
fully and accurately to one of the nnoys. and se
curely mooring her to it, is a delicate operation in
seamanship, ilany an experienced sea Captain,
while his ahip is luffed up into the wind, her sails
all nuivcriDg like tho wings of a sea-bird about to
alight, and when tho buoy is almost under tbo
tip ot the bowsprit, has become alarmed at the
sight of the frightful reef fur which his ship is
making, and has pven, an instant too soon, tbo
oracr, back tho iorctopsail!" Consequently,
falling ofT to leeward, he had been obliged to spend
whole days in beating up to windward against an
opposing current, to regain the ground which his
overcaution bad lust an accident which seems
the typo of larger failures, when the mis-calculation
or infirmity of a moment defeats the end nfa
THE CCANO DETOSrrS.
The cuano deposit covers the central vart r.r
Baker ' Island, and forma a layer from six inches
to three feet thick. It is a mT-bmwn mwiip
without smell or any oCbnsive property. In thi
respect it differs very greatly from the Chincha
Island cuano. which lavs a hihlv 9 mTTVtn tnrm I
odor. This di Cere nee in onalitv i. tn T.l;n-
ed by two facts ; first, that the Chincha guano i
deposited in layer or immense depth ; and, sec
ondly, that at these Ldands it rarely or never
raina while at Ilakrr'a I! in,I nmfiilu;)!.
, . c mj wMujw W4 too moon ;
wtK;n 1 commend to the attention of tbce
wuq aertj in moon s influence upon the weather.
sil;:ks and cannibals.
On Sunday, no necessary work is done on the
it-land, for tlie natives hare been taught to observe
the day. They arc, however, allowed to take a
boat and go a hsbing to tlie shoals upon the north
6ido of tlie island, where iish arc generally to be
obtained in large quantities. Frequently a boat
will return, after four or five hours, laden with
fish of remarkable size and beauty, some of them
weighing fifty or sixty pounds apiece. These fish
are all taken with the hook. The bait Ubcd is the
flefh of the birds of the island.
Tho color of one variety of these is as bright
and beautiful a red as that of a gold-hh. But it
is a greater treat to watch them swimming in
their natural element, over beds of Riow-white
coral, than to eat them, as their esculent quali
ties do not fulfill the promifo of their beautv.
Like songless birds of gaudy plumage, they satisfy
no Hcnse out that of siirht.
The ocean in this latitude is tho haunt of a race
of murderous sharks, which swarm about a ship
with greedy and persistent devotion. These
sharks are, by hereditary proclivity, man-caters ;
and the white man who comes within their reach
in snapped at in an instant by a score of ravenous
mouths. But, strange to bay, a dark-skinned
I'olynesian will swim about in their midst and
rarely be molested. I have seen a native of tho
Hawaiian Islands fcarlatJy jump from the bow of
a ship into the midst of a ''school' of these fel
lows, swim, with tho end of a line in his mouth,
a a . a. . . a
to one 01 uie ooujs, ana return to uro vessel un
injured. Whether there is a sort of Freemasonry between
the sliarks and the kanakas, or whether the tastes
of the shark are too fatidioup, and not sufficiently
cannibal to relish kanaka flesh, has not been
satisfactorily explained. But the shark and the
kanaka are on the friendliest terms imaginable.
Tho flying-Ceh atioundd in theno waters.
"When pursued by the dolphin, their foe, whole
schools of them may frequently be seen to leap
out of the water and fly for several hundred
yards, skimming along quite near tho surface,
and now and then gaining new velocity by strik
ing the crebt of a wave with their long, ray-like,
fins. But this beautiful Ch has enemies in the
air as well as in the sea, and frequently its aerial
flight is cut short by some fleet sea-bird that is
ever on the alert to seize its prey.
THE FEATHERED IN H AJUTANTS.
Among tho chief objects of interest on Baker's
Inland to a visitor are tbo birds ; and they are
wlcll worthy of study. The sea-fowl are at all
times a noisy set, but at night, while tho older
ones are engaged in the quarrels of love-making.
and the young are complaining over their scanty
rations, the Babel of their chattering is destruc
tive to tho sleep of one unused to such distur-
During tho first night of my stay on this for
lorn spot, it seemed at times as if the house wcro
besieged by innumerable tom-cats ; then tho tu
mult resembled the suppressed bleating of goats,
and I heard noises as of bats grinding their teeth
in rage ; again it was tho querulous cooing of
doves, and soon tno chorus was strengthened by
unearthly screams, as of ghouls and demons in
mortal agony. But on going forth into the dark
ness to learn the cause of this infernal serenade
all was apparently calm and serene, and the ra
diant constellation of the Southern Cross, with
tho neighboring clouds of Magellan, looked mo
peaccluljy in tne tace, while, from another quar
ter of the heavens, the Pleiades 6hed their
inuuence over the scene
Tho most quiet time of night with the birds is
aoout daybreak, when they seem to subside into
By day many of the birds range on ti relet-w
wing, over leagues of ocean, in quest of fish.
But still the number of those that remain about
the island is so great as to defy computation, and
as you pass through their haunts, in some places
they rise in such clouds as actually to darken the
air above you.
The eggs of some of the birds are of fine quali
ty, and are much esteemed by the Americans as
well as the Hawaiiana on tho island. Those of a
bird called the nu-e-ko are the most valued. This
mid-ocean often see Ions files of them
home like heavy-laden treasure-vessels speeding
to port. 1 his sight is regarded by seaman as a
sure indication that land lies in the direction of
their flight, though it maybe scores of leagues
In regard to moral character, the birds of
Baker's Inland may be divided into two claci
those which make an honest living, and those
which are robbers. Tho gannet stands at the
head of tho respectable birds, and is a thrifty
ana honest citizen of the air,
J "he representative of the thievish class is the
frigate-pelican, or man-of-war hawk, tachvpetes
aomlus.) This bird has a dense plumage of
gloomy black; a light, wiry body, that seems
maue :or flcetness, and wings ofeven greater spread
than the gannet s. Its tail is deeply forked, its
lull is long, sharp and viciously hooked. Ainu
Hon regards the frigate-bird as superior perhaps,
in power of flight, to any other. It never dives
into the ocean after fifh,. but will sometimes
catch them while they arc leaping out of the
water to escape pursuit. It is often content to
glut itself with the dead fibh that float on the
water, but it depends mostly, for a subsistence,
upon robbing other birds. It is interesting to
watch them thus occupied.
As evening comes on these pirates may bo eeen
lying in wait about the island, for tho return of
the licavily-ladcn fishing-birds. Tlie smaller ones
they easily overtake and compel them to dicgorgo
incir spous : uui 10 waviuy turn icvy oiack-mail
i , " . -
I upon thoso powerlul galleons, the gannets, is an
J achievement requiring strategy and address. As
laden gannet approaches tho coast of
-. .. ....
nome, no uiisiuinseii to a great heicht.
ana stcaauy oars himscii along with his mighty
pinions, until he sees his native eands extending
in dazzling whiteness below. Now slopinjr down-
waru in 111s nigiu, ne acsccnas with incredible
velocity-. In a moment more he will be safe
with his afiectionate mate who is awaiting his re
turns to the nest.
strongly invite him to make them a visit. Indeed,
though his portfolio may havo been enriched with
the rarest harmonies of tint, new suggestions and
novelties of form, durinir bis sojourn among the
mountains and parks of Colorado, or in the deep
canyons of the Sierra, yet he must not close it
feeling that he has exhausted the revelations that
this western world has to make to Lim, until he
has added a few sketches at least of the yet more
unique scenery of the Hawaiian islands, fco, it
time permits, let us see the utmost possibilities
and varieties of the Republic, and devote to these
at least a couple of months.
Ibis little group ol breezy, sunny islands,
standing like an outpost of the great army of
islands, little and big, that guards tho eastern
coast of Asia, yet offering itself as a kind of
neutral ground on which tlie eastern and western
worlds have met and joined hands, lies about, two
thousand miles southwest of San Francisco, and is
brought into close communication with it by
means of a semimonthly steamer. A voyage of
ten days, days of uninterrupted sunshine and
serenity on this most smiling ot seas, and the
passenger will find himself rounding the bold,
bare headland of Diamond Point, which stands
guard over the little bay and city of Honolulu.
lhe first view of this minaturc capital ot a petty
kingdom can hardly fail to be disappointing ; it
is but a village ot unpretending;, wooden houses.
clustered lor the most part around the bay, and
sircicning oui, nere ana mere, toward tlie mils
But you have not come so many thousand miles
from home to see a counterpart of Boston or New
iork, ana the first walk on shore will oner a
suggestion at least of the pleasure that awaits
you in the thousand novel shapes and aspects of
ciiangeu nemispncrc. .Alter two or three weeks
here, spent in early morning or evening: caller
- a , ,- ,- i, vr ., " . .
inio iue wonuenui vaiieys ot toe range ot hills
that cuts tho island in two. and in climbs to the
different summits, from which, on each side of
you, the little island seems to roll away and leap
and tumble in great billows of green into the
sea ; with the days rounded in on cool and fm-
iiy Telegraph, hvm Euglaucl.
The Irish Church Bill in the House of
London, June 14. The House of Peers to
night, in anticipation of the debate on the Irish
bill, was full. All tho seats on the floor wero
occupied at the opening, and the galleries and
lobbies were crowded with spectators. In tho
Btreets in the vicinity of the House of Parliament
a great throng of people was collected.
The Earl of Granville moved that the bill pass
to a second reading. He declared that he always
thought the Irish Ghurch was an anomaly, and
had failed to fulfill the mission for which it was
intended. There was a great injustice which
should be legislated on in a reasonable, wise and
moderate way. He traced the history of the
controversy during the last year. He said the
resignation of the Disraeli Ministry and its
acceptance, showed the decision of the country
in favor of disestablishment and disendowment.
After explaining tho provisions of the bill under
consideration, Lord Granville continued: The
Government does not desire to sever tho spiritual
connection between the Irish and English
Churches. He would leave the explanation of
the subject of endowments to his colleagues, but
fetvere! U ve been '
Tb Bishop of St. David' ? .
sanctity of property wasS 1;:
the best mean to annlv in r " " . re- bt
He disanoroTPd tV "1 ' - " 'lc I,,V,,,e need.
declared that there was nothing in the act of
.oauun,,cu uie excess, nr j
...,.,m.iu).uuu sam ne
ascendency but as it was moral ITp
. .- , v. ii naa railed to
fulfill its mission and proinott-d discord. If ro-prf
the passage of the bill to a second riding, ll
afterwards the introduction of amendments
Tlie Duke of Richmond explained that taonirh
he felt the injustice of the bill, after great hitatior
i. uu iiru iu act in opposition to bis partv
newas sensible of the inexpediency of popul ir
agitation, and was convinced the constitntional
course was to pass the bill, after amending the ob
jectionable clauses, and leave responsibility of ac
cepting the amendments or the withdrawal of the
bill on the Government.
The Bishop of Petereboro opposed the bill. Ib ap
pealed to the House to act firmly and impartially
and not humiliate themselves by abdicating their
constitutional position, beseeching the nation to
spare them, because they were utU-rly contempti
ble and useless.
Speeches were also made against the bill by
Lords Chelmsford and Chancarty, and in its favor
by Lord Penzance. The debate continued until
1 o'clock, and the House again adjourned without
But at times he is watched by the keen eye of
the man-of-war hawk, who stations himself so as
to intercept the gannet in his swift course.
With the quickness of thought the hawk darts
upon him, and, not daring to attack boldly in
front, ho plucks him by the tail and threatens to
uj:t him, or he seizes at the back of his neck
and kuhes him with his wings. When tho poor
gannet who cannot manoeuvre so quickly as his
opioncnt, finds himself pursued, he tries to buv
I.:.. I . .-
ma r.iiiRuinu ujr eurrviiucring a portion ol ins Iisby
cargo, whieh the hawk, swooping down, catches
i-cioro 11 nas i:aa unie to reach the earth. If
there is but ono hawk this may bo a suflieiont
toll, but if the unwieldly gannet is set upon bv a
number of these pirates, ho utters a cry of real
terror and woe, and, rushing through the air
with a sound liko a rocket, in his rapid descent,
he seeks to alight on tho nearest point of land.
well knowing that when once he has a footing on
terra firma not even the man-of-war hawk dare
come near him.
The man-ol-war hawk is provided about its
neck and chest with a dilatable sack, of a blood
red color, which it seems to be able to inflate at
pleasure. On calm days, about noon, when the
trado wiud lulls, giving placo to a sea-breeze that
gently fans the torrid island, these light, feathery
birds may sometimes bo seen at an immense
height balancing themselves for whole hours
without apparent motion on their outstretched
Whether they arc able to increase their specific
levity by inflating their pouches with a gas light
er than tho atmosphere, or whether thay are sus
tained by the uprising column of heated air that
comes in on ali sides from the ocean, is a question
I am unable to answer. While floating; thus.
inis oiru nas its poucn puuea out aoout its neck,
giving it tho same appearance as though it had
its throat muflled in red flannel.
The most unique and novel bird on the island
is the tropic-bird or marlin-spiko (Ptetortpfucriicu
rvs.) Its wings arc long and its flight is rapid. It is
distinguished by two slender, tajiering feathers,
of rare beauty, which project like along steering
oar from its wedgc-shaicd tail.
I cannot resist tho temptation of alluding to
ono other bird that abounds hero. It is tho
Mother Carey's chicken (Thalassidroma XYtls-
onii) an ocean butterfly tho jet and favorite
of every true sailor. This bird is about the sizo
of a chimney swallow. Its pretty ways and seem
ingly innocent affections, aro enough to win
the heart of almost any one. The society and
study of these birds is not without its inspiration.
y. Y. Times.
grant verandas, r.mong these intelligent, hospita
Die people, with whom kindness to the stranger
is the first of duties, one will find it hard to
believe that the other islands can promise creater
The first expedition usually made is to the
active volcano Kilauea, situated on the island of
Hawaii, tho eastern-most of the group. The
indispensable articles by way of outfit for this
are a waterproof (a lady should carry a bloomer
dress of heavy woulen material) and a saddle, as
all the journey ings must be made on horseback;
to these may be added whatever articles of com
fort or convenience the individual taste may sug
gest ; but it is desirable that all should not exceed
the capacity of a pair of saddle-bairs. To sail
direct to Hilo, which is the most common course.
instead of landing- at Kawaihae. on the other side
of Hawaii and making a partial circuit of the
island, is to rob one's self of an experience full of
novel enjoyment. It is a journey of three or four
days, and attended with some fatigue and discom
fort ; but to tho enthusiastic eight-seer the annoy
ances will be counterbalanced by tho pleasures.
After a day of monotonous scenery, the
road winds round tho base of Mauna Kea, and
comes out close to the sea. Then begins the
romantic part of it, a succession of precipices,
or great crevices as they might be called, from
one hundred to five hundred feet deep. But these
palis, as the natives call them, are as beautiful
as they are perilous of descent ; their 6teep sides
aro covered with every shade of green, from the
silver-leaved kukui to the dark purple fronds of
xne yuiu lcrn, masses and tangles of vines and
trees. and at tho bottom ot each is a roarin,
tumbling brook, or narrow arm of the sea. On
this side of the island, also, lie the rich 6uar
plantations under the hospitable roofs of whose
owners the traveler must look to find his shelter
and his victual.
But Hilo will not suffer him to pass her by
without stopping to pay a tribute of admiration
to her beautiful bay and cultivated and generous
inhabitants, giving him at the same time the
opportunity to take breath before the last day
of his journey. The crater of Kilauea opens at a
height of four thousand fcet on the side of the lofrv
Mauna Loa, and a gradual ascent of thirty miles
lands you suddenly on the edge of this enormous,
yawning chasm. So vast is it that it is impossible
name is an imitative word, derived from the cry
of this restless creature, and is applied to it by
the Hawaiiana, who have Quick intuition in
The nu-e-ko is a bird of moderate sizo bearing:
wuiuuuiic mj me piping piover. it is
less phlegmatic and stupid than most of the other
uiryio udu uoes not waste so much of its time in
droning and crooning and love-making.
Yet it is not undomcstio in its habits. While
wio miner is engaged in tlie business of tho
island, providing for the want of the lamily by
a vat uu.cr.ag near ucr iiali-
fledged young, now inviting them to try their
wings in iugut, ana now hustling them out of
signs unaer some clump of brown grass, and
teaching them to lio close in order to escape ob-
. The nu-e-ko does not make its homo on the
guano fields, but prefers tbo sandy shingle nearer
w ue ocean, xne piumage ot its back ta Drown,
spotted with gray, a color so nearly resembling
that of the sand upon which it makes its nest!
Al .1 a ."l- . . "
uiat u migns escape almost detection. But,
when danger approaches it rises on the wing, ut
tering its shrill, peculiar cry of nu-e-ko ! nu-e-
AO! and leaving its egg or its young to the
tender mercy of the intruder. As it spurns the
ground it shows its throat, breast and wings,
lined with sheeny feathers, that glit in the sun
like flakes of silver, while it whirls and curvets in
the air. This bird is plain in its tastes, and for a
nest is content with a simple hallow, sooored oat
of the sand, tho warmth of which ass Lets in .the
incubation of its speckled egg
The Pacific Eailroad Open.
An article in tho Atantic for June, with tho
above caption, by Samuel F. Bowles, editor of
Springfield (Mass.) Republican, is so full of vigor j as largo as Kilauea,
and freshness, and written with such a compre
hensive knowledge of the subject in hand, that it
will well repay tho render. Tho writer has ono
paragraph among others on California, which
thoso who havo traveled in that State will admit
as truthful, however strangers may tako it :
With such suddenly developed yet securely held
wealth as these few facta illustrate, the future of
California looms before tho visitor in proportions
tliat astound and awe. In her, nature is as
boundless in its fecundity and variety, as it is
strange and startling in its forms. WLilo Switz-
1 l l. . , r . . ....
criuiiu ium umy iour mountains tnat rise to a
height of thirteen thousand feet, California has
ono or two hundred, while Mount V hitney soars
A. A V - I aa.
loimccn inousana lect, ana is the highest peak
of the Republic. She has a waterfall fifteen
times as high as Niagara. All climates aro her
own; what variety her long stretch north and
south does not present, her mountains and yalleys
introduce. Dead volcanoes and sunken rivers
abound in her mountains ; tho largest animal of
the continent makes his covert in her chaparrals ;
the largest bird floats over her plains for car
rion ; the remains of the Oldest Inhabitant, so
far as identified, have been dug out of her depths ;
the biggest nugget of gold (weighing: one hundred
andninety-fivepoundsand worth thirty-soven thou
sand four hundred dollars) has been found among
her gold deposits ; 6ho has lakes so voracious that
they will eat up a man, boots, breeches and all, in
thirty days, and rich enough in borax, sulphur,
and soda to supply the world's apothecaries ; she
has mud volcanoes and the Yoscmito Valley ; she
grows boets of ono hundred and twenty pounds,
cabbages of seventy-five, onions of four, turnips
of twenty-six, and watermelons of eighty pounds,
and has ti grape-vine fifteen inches thick, and
bearing sixty-five hundred pounds in ono season.
Her men are the most enterprising and audacious.
her women the most self-reliant and the most
richly dressed, and her children the stoutest,
sturdiest, and sauciest in all the known world.
Let us worship and move on !
One chapter is devoted to our islands, and is so
iair ana truthful, that we copy it entire. Although
we would not seek to rob Mr. Bowles of one iota
of merit due to the writer of it, yet wo think
this chapter could only have been penned by one
who has ridden through tho lovely ravines of
Hamakaa, witnessed a moonlight from the top of
Haleakala, and picnic-ed in tho charming valley
of Wailuku. We stake our reputation as a Yan
kee on the guess that this chapter is from the pen
of a lady traveler, who made tho tour of the
islands some two or three years ago. Tho story
is prettily told, and in marked contrast with
" Social Life in the Tropics
To us of the East, the Sandwich Islands are a
remote, foreign kingdom, where our whalers refit,
ana 10 tne conversion of whose heathen we dedi
cated all our sanctified pennies in childhood.
DA t . a .a
xmii, uere in caiuomia. they are counted as
neighbors, dependecies, ay, surely and soon pos
scsbions of tho American Republic. We have
converted their heathen, we have occupied their
a aa a aa ' .
eugar pianiauons; we lumish the brains that
carry on their government, and the diseases that
are destroying tlieir people ; we want the profit on
their sugars and their tropical fruits and vege
tables ; why 6hould we not seize and annex the
islands themselves? At any rate, the familiarity
with which the Eastern visitor finds " the Isf-
ATaa-fat ' ATyWxtr aava AF In 4"! 1 1 r-T-isal aaTnl aAnvla
-aav 7 saa . V IU VM1 IUI UIU CAAJVA tAJ7 aiUIUUW
to set any idea of its eicantic nronortions till mn
have clambered down its alinosq perpendicular
walls, and crossed the interior, which measures
ten miles round. Its condition varies greatly at
different times ; sometimes tho molten mass forms
a chain of fiery lakes, connected by subterraneous
channels, sometimes it overleaps its barriers, and
floods the floor of the crater with fire. No words
can depict the awful fascination of those fiery
caldrons, boiling and hissing and roarin, and
tossing up fountains of liquid flame. The most
effective time to see them is the evening. Then
tho whole 6ky is lighted up with the reflection of
tne lire, and the surrounding darkness serves to
heighten the splendor of the glowing, seething
In striking contrast with Kilauea stands tho
stupenduous extinct volcano of Haleakala, almost
the greater wonder of tlie two. It occupies the
eastern half of the Island of Maui, and is a cone
ten thousand lcet high. Its crater is three times
that is, it is thirty miles in
circumlerenec, and more than a thousand fcet
deep. Parties visiting this crater arc accustomed
to take their camping equipage, and to pass a
night on the top of the mountain, not only be
causo the excursion would bo too fatiguing for a
single day, but ahr because through the day the
crater is filled with light clouds nnd mist, which
only depart with the setting sun. No scene could
possibly combine more elements of the grand and
the beautiful than this docs : the soft, flocculent
masses of clouds silently rolling in and out of
these Tartarean depths, through the great gap in
tho mountain-wall, toward the sea, occasionally
breaking to reveal the frightful blackness beneath;
the sun as it sinks, touches tho whole cloud-land-
scapo with a rose-gay glow ; long lines of trade
wind cloudlets, like fleets of phantom ships, go
scudding over the sea ; the three lofty summits of
Hawaii, and the lesser heights of the islands
surrounding Maui reflect the sunset tints, and
the whole seems liko a scene of enchantment.
Maui am also boast of a valley that deserves to
be mentioned by the side of the Yosemite, though
so different in outline and in coloring as to allow
of no comparison ; and this together with tlie
most picturesque mountain group of all the
islands, the richest sugar plantations, and the
most generous and free-handed proprietors, mal-p
Maui the greenest spot in the memory of every
It is impossible, in the limits of sneb a hr'r
sketch ae this, to do more than roughly outline
me cniei points ol interest in these iar-ofi islands.
Tho climate, too, lends its subtle attraction, a
ueiicionsiy blended heat and coolness in which
you are puzzled to know whether you are com
ioriaoiy warm or pleasantly refreshed. One who
has two or three months of leisure cannot better
bestow it than in going to see all this for himself.
uu uv wui ooiain iroin tne warm-hearted island
ers every possible help and suggestion be may
m1 T I . 00 . . . J
wj name ma journey easy and profitable,
with but only one drawback, namely, that at
every place he may stop, with the exception of
iiunuiuiu, ne must accept the Irecly offered hos-
iMuujr oi me loreign resiaenis, nor aare to make
any return except in friendship's coin
union to prevent the passage ot the bill. He
did not undervalue that act, but maintained that
it was not unalterable, nor should it be allowed
to stand in the way of a measure deemed neces
sary to a majority of the people of Ireland.
Beferring to threatened opposition and com
nienting on the bicrotry of past times, he appealed
to the Bench and to Bishops to weigh well their
course. Nothing was more suicidal than to point
to the principle on which the Irish Church stands,
for this step was but the prelude to disestablish
ment. The House of Peers has great power for
good, but there is one thing it does not possess.
It has not more power than the House of Com
mons. It has not power to thwart the national
will. It was said that the method of conducting
the bill in the Commons was offensive, and that
the House of Lords had been advised to be concil
iatory in their present declarations. He well knew
the value of conciliation, but there was no neces
sity for it here, for he would assure the Lords that
though the Liberal party adhered strongly to the
policy of the bill, they would gratefully welcome
and carfnlly consider any alteration of detail pro
posed by their lordships. More than this he could
.tarl or llarrowsby moved that the second read
ing or the bill be postponed three months. He
opposed the bill as revolutionary, in violation of
the coronation oath, and ot the act of union. The
circumstances were not sufficient to justify its
introduction. Its results would be to diminish the
number of Irish Protestants. It was not an act of
justice. He repudiated the idea that the rejection
ot the measure would be runnincr counter to the
national will. The sense of the country had not
been tested on the. point lie believed that the
country was now earnestly looking to and expect
ing the House of Lords to reject the bill.
L.ord Clarendon said he did not reeinrocate the
feelings of the Earl of Harrowsby as to the result
of the bill. Similar forebodings were ernrpssp!
with resrard to reform and free trade
He believed the sentiment of the country had been
juiij iwu uu me topic, ana been discussed the
past year and a half, and was so thorontrhlv er-
hausted and understood, that he was unable to say
anything new on it. He believed that Ireland was
the question of the hour. Her condition had h.
wildered government after government The uni
versal assent of the country, and the impossibility
of such a state of thines continuing, imnnspil nn
Mr. Gladstone the duty of settling the Irish Church
The Duke of Rutland opposed the bill becnnp it
overthrew the rights ot property, violated the
religion of a majority of the Union people of the
unueu ivmsruom, destroyed the union of Church
and State. He denied that the Irish Church was a
badge of conquest, and declared his conviction
that the voluntary system would never answer.
Lord Stratford Radcliffe objected to many details
of the bill, but warned the House of Lords not to
sacrifice substance for shadow. He believed the
passage of the bill as it now stood would result in
irreparable injury to the Church, and could not
improve its condition in Ireland. The relative
positions of the two nouses of Parliament, how
ever, demand a second reading of the bill, after
which the House of Lords could amend its rhi.
Lord Romilly regarded the idea that this bill
would prove destructive to Protestantism as a
myth. It would only deprive the Crown on the
nomination of some Uishops,
June 15. In continuatioi
It STROM, who left
FRANS OSCAR TF.XC-
his home in OottenliertF. frweden. in
18o4, and is supposed to be aoraewhere in the Pacific Any
uuincs oi mm, or nis wiiereanoQU, will ne gratefully rwrivt-tl
by his younger brother, CAIT. ADOLH. S. TKNGSTROMk
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, or by the publisher of this paper
WHEREAS. BERRY MARKS. BV Ills
Attorney in fact, APOLPII MARKS, and 9AM. BER
NARD, members of the late Co-partnership of MARKS 4
BERNARD, doing business Id the City of Honolulu, on the
twenty-sixth day of May, A. D. 1809. made, executed and duly
delivered a Deed of Assignment of all their estate in this King
dom to A. FRANCIS JCDD and RICHARD H. STANLEY,
for the benefit of their creditors : Therefore, notice is hereby
given to all persons having claims against said estate, to pro
sent the same, duly authenticated with the proper vouchers,
and all persons indebted to said estate to make immediate pay
ment to the nndersifrned Assignees. And all persons having
in their possession any property or effects of the said insolvents
are hereby required to deliver the same to us without delay.
A. FRANCIS JUDP,
RICHARD II. STANLEY,
Assignees of the Estate of Marks k Bernard.
By R. II. STANLEY, AssiCT.ee.
Honolulu, May 27, 1S69. 679 Ct
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1 June la. la continuation of the debate in the
Ilouse of Lord3 last night, Lord Romilly. in hia
speech on the passage of the Disestablishment Bill.
6uid be would not interfere with the doctrine or
discipline of the Church. . He warned the llouse
against opposing the national will, and reminded
them that the severest blow they had receired was
in the rejection of the reform Bill and the final
compulsion they were under to pass it
The Archbishop of Canterbury Baid the Bench of
Bishops intended to do what in conscience they
considered wisest and best. On the decision of the
llouse ot Lords depended issues affecting the
Church in Ireland and England, as well as the des
tinies of the Empire. He would not agree to a
blind reception or rejection of the bill which was to
perpetuate religious or political agitation, and be
was not desirous of supporting either. He believed
those who urged rejection really desired to see this
llouse powerless. He was attached to the Irish
Church ; he believed any blow injuring it would
injure the English Church. He therefore desired to
give calm and serious consideration to the bill, and
amend it so a3 to make it a good measure. Tho
earnest endeavor of the Ilouse of Peers, containing
beads of the Church and of the landed interest f
realm, would be of more avail than anv a citation
meetings at -uuncnesier or in Ireland.
Earl Granville was unable to understand how
Protestants could hand Ireland bodily over to the
Church of Rome, but thought they were bound to
recognize the merits of Ireedom lrom State control,
which had for so long a period been a kind of slav
ery. He repudiated the idea that this bill would
seal ' the late of tho English Church ; be did not
think if an act of spoliation, as it distinguished
private from corporate property. Oa the monetary
question he urged liberality and generosity, and, in
conclusion, advised the House not to reject the bilL
A majority of the Commons, he said, demand its
passage : but the minority of the Ilouse and the
country commended its consideration.
The Bishop of Derry opposed the bill, on the
ground that it ignored the Queen's supremacy, and
would, in the end. bring the country under the do
minion oi iue I'apai legate.
The House, without taking any action, at 12:15
Loxno.v. June 15. The London Times, on last
night's debate in the House of Lords, says that the
epeecnes oi lxiru fctrattord de liadclifle and tne
Archbishop of Canterbury leave no doubt as to the
result of the bill. While they 'dislike or are unable
to persuade themselves it will have a beneficial ef
fect, they advise the House of Lords to give its
assent. The practical good sense and patriotism
ot these speeches contrast very strongly with the
tone of Bright's hasty effusion.
The Ttlejitrph says that alter the first night's de
bate on the Irish Church Bill, its passage cannot
The Htctr thinks that since the speech of the
Archbishop of Canterbury, everything appears fa
vorable to. the passage of the bill.
Mr. Bright has written a letter to a meeting at
Birmingham, in which be says that if the House of
Lords delay the passage of the Irish Church Bill,
they will stimulate a discussion of the subject
which might slumber for years. The value of a
Constitution which gives a majority in one House
and power in the other House against a given pol
icy, may be questioned. Vfcy is it tnat when the
Crown and Commons harmonize with the nation.
Lords are in direct opposition? As long as the
House of Lords are in harmony with the nation.
the country may so on. for a long time ; but when
they thwart its course tbey may meet unpleasant
accidents. Mr. Bright concluded with the counsel
that the few good, wise men in the House of Lords
Loxdox, June 16. In the House of Lords, to
night, a great number of petitions against the naa-
eage of the Irish Cburch Bill were presented.
Liord Cairns gave notice of a question to ascer
tain if the Government intended to endorse the
opinions contained in Jar. Ungbt g letter to the
The debate was then resumed. Lord Grer said
he felt all circumstances under which the bill was
sent to this House, but urged Lord Harrowsbv to
reconsider his motion for postponement, in view
of the consequences which might result should it
be carried. The bill passed by the House must be
materially amended. The House of Lords now
bad. but might not hereafter have the power to re
mould the measure. The result of the late election
was emphatically in lavor of the bill. It would be
imprudent for the Lords to oppose it. If they were
successful for the moment they would soon have it
returned, perhaps in a more objectionable form.
He urged the consideration of the amendments in a
fair and conciliatory spirit, and exhorted the Lords
to accept the measure with dignity, and not incur
the odium of the. people by collision with tbe
House of Commons, which represented tbe deliber
ate opinion of tbe nation.
Tbe Archbishop of Dublin complained of tbe
hard, ungenerous and illiberal manner in which
the Church was treated. He denounced tbe bill.
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