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"TR. JOSEPH STUART Is authorised
ItX' to collect nil accounts iluo The
Daily Bum.ktin, on nml nttcr this date,
w hose receipt for the same w 111 ho suflh
Daily Bulletin Office,
Honolulu, Feb. Will, 1831
fy $ ltiIIrftiL
"WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 1883.
this Day's Doings.
Mr, E. P. Adams will Sell nt 10
o'clock, at the residence of J. C.
Glade, Esq., Judd street, Vulituble
Household Furniture, Horses, Car
riages, etc., etc.
Monthly concert of Missions 7;30
p.m. Fort Strcot vestry. Annual
.Business meeting S:30 (business
ulcotion of officers and deacons and
officers for the Sunday School)
Oahu Lodge, No. 1 K. of P. 7:30.
Hcthcl Prayer erecting, at 7:30.
Fort St. Church, Prayer for Mission
St. Andrew's Cathedral, usual
services, at 7:30.
The Goaij Acje.
Prof. Hitchcock introduced his
lecture on the above subject by a
short disquisition on the geological
periods, which were agreed op by
scientific men. First, there is the
Azoic period (without life), of
which the rocks aic never scon on
the surface, and which we know of
only by reasoning ; then the Kooio
or dawn of life ; then the Palaeozoic
or ancient life period ; then the Mes
ozoic and the Cainozoic or pciiod of
recent life. The ago of coat began
about the end of the Palaeozoic
period, and therefore about the
middle of tho world's history At
the beginning of this period was the
epoch of the induction of animnllifc.
"Wc have glimpses of both marine
vegetation and traces of the remains
of rhizopods, allied to the sponge
family in the shape of calcareous
reefs thousands of feet in thickness.
At this time the land was an arid
waste, without a Bign of life. The
water was shallow and warm. The
original heat had 'not' driccb but of
the earth's crust. The air was thick
and moist. The sky warf covered
with dense clpuds, and the sun was
probably never seen. This was the
condition of the eaith in the Eozoic
age when the foundation of all the
continents were laid. The lectin cr
then went on to describe the time of
formation of the sciics of rocks
which intei vencd between this peiiod
nnd the Coal Age, illustrating his
remarks by a geological map of the
United States. Tho coal measures
occupied a ccntial position in the
vast aica of North America, though
more to tho East, thus locating the
manufacturing districts in that di
icction, while the agricultural and
mining districts were towards the
Then he gave clear and necessarily
brief descriptions of the animal life
at the beginning of that age. The
trilobite, a crustacean like the crab
or lobster, tho orthoccros (straight
horn) allied' to the nautilus, and
sometimes having a 6hcll 15 feet
long. The oldest known fish (gano
id) came in in the Devonian ago,
but was more like a shark thaa a
common fish. It had a higher or
more generalized typo of structure
than the common fish, and was cov
ered with a thick coat of enamel,
and often reached a length of SO or
40 feet. (This is an example of the
fact thot tho simpler types of life did
not always come into cxibtcncc flrat.)
Coal is nearly pine carbon, and is
almost entirely derived from the re
mains of vegetation. Lignite (i.e.,
a preserved tico) bituminous (ordi
nary) coal, authiacite (stone coal)
arc the chief varieties.
, Still it if not to lie supposed that
all coal was formed at this peiiod
(the coal ngc) ; sonic was formed
cailicr and some later, but the great
est portion was formed at this time.
For instance ; the coal on tho west
coabt was formed at u later period,
and is not so good as coal from the
East. Nine bundled and niiicty-nino
thousandths of the coal known is
bituminous. This attain 'is of two
kinds, caking timl iioiwmkiug, Tlio
former is of most consequence the
smelter. After describing tho other
kinds of coal the lecturer piocecdcd
to say, coal occurs in beds or masses.
One at Pottsvillc Pcnn, is 30 feet
thick. Thcro is always a mass of
lire-clay" below a coal bciL On the
roof or substance above tho coal bed
much of its value depends, because,
according to its solidity, so tho mine
can be easily worked or not. Beds
of coal vaiy much in pm ity, and tu c
always found intor-stiatiflcd with
slialc and carbonaceous slate resem
bling coal in color.
The fii c-ulay below was tho origi
nal soil in which the coal trees grew.
Wc still find their roots there (stig
inaria.) The Noifolk Island pine
(seen here) corresponds most to the
trees of the Coal Ago. Chief
amongst these trees were Sigillaria,
something like a pine ticc without
branches, height GO or 70 feet, leaves
dropping off left scars on tiunk in
perpendicular columns; the roots
biiurcatcd. An axe would bury it
self in tho trunk, as only one quar
ter of the truuk was solid the
centre. This tree is an example of
the progress of science. At first,
its roots, trunks, leaves and fruit
were all supposed to bo of different
origin ; now they were referred to
the one source. The Calamite, a
gigantic scouring rush; ferns; the
opidodendron, a gigantic elub-moBs,
were next mentioned. The coal
which the decay of this vegetation
gave rise to was only about one
twelfth of the volume of the oiiginal
vegetation, so lhat'to produce a bed
of coal thirty feet thick, three bun
dled and sixty feet of vegetation
was required. 4 The lecturer then
explained the use ,of this luxuriant
vegetation at a peiiod when there
was no life. First, when the world
was in process of formation, all the
ocean, etc., was in the atmosphere.
The steam first condensed as the
earth grew cooler and formed the
water of thcioccan. Then the vari
ous gases condensed and made the
ocean salt. This relieved the at
mosphcic of everything but the car
bonic acid gas, so fatal to animal,
but so necessary to vegetable life.
This luxuriant vegetation then came
into existence and relieved the at
mosphere of that, so that the world
was fitted for the reception of ani
mal life which was not possible even
for reptiles till that age was over.
The whole scheme of this earth's
history has been planned by an in
telligent being, as Job says, ' Speak
to the earth and it shall teach thee."
The lecturer then concluded amid
rounds of applause. Owing to the
bhort notice tnc audience was com
Yesterday 'tho Jubilee arrived G3
dnvs fmmiNnwfi.iqt.ln. As film nnmn
... Iin smllwlnil t.i4lt flin frt4 - itnl.ni v '
ill oin; UUUlllUll Hit" U1U UlL) DUUg)
damaging the hitter's stern and
breaking her own fore-topmast, and
one of the yauls.
Tho Ilaleakala brought lSflO bags
and the Kaahi 300 bags of sugar.
The General Sicgel brought back
her caigoof coal, being unable to
lan'cl it through rough weather.
The Moi Koiki will no longer bo
sent to Christmas Island, but has
been chartered for Inter-Island traf
fic. A. F. Cooke's schooners brought
7347 bags of sugar in ono day.
Tin: biiglnc Consuelojvill leave
for San Francisco this morning.
LOCAL & GENERAL ITEMS.
Yksteiiday 50 shares of the Inter-.
Island Steam Navigation Co's stock
were sold by Mr. Ellis at $123 each.
To-iay Mr. J, C. Glade's furni
ture will be sold, at his residence,
by Mr. E. P. Adams, Wo advise
all those who wish to purchase to
read the advertisement iu (mother
Ox Thursday evening next our
readers will observed that Professor
Hitchcock will deliver tho second
last of his valuublcsciontific lectures
in the Lyceum. Tho subject will
be, "Life in tho Lutcr Geological
Periods." "We can piomibo all thoso
who' attend the value of their money
iu sound information.
Ykstt.iuuy the Hag on the ship
Hope was hoisted upside down, ns a
signal of distress. A boat was sent
from thu Lackawanna, and the trou
blo wax found to bo 3 descttcrs from
that man-of-war They were arrest
ed by Olllcw FeUlbcr. Ho ulsy tu-
cstcd two others on shoic. Two
from the Wachusctt were arrested
by Officer Mchitcns.
To givo an idea of the way in
which sound travels in the clear
serene ntniosplmre of the islands, it
may bo lhontined that when Mr.
Limns' now steam-whistle is blown
at his Planing Mills, it can bo heard
at jWaimanalo a distance, of 12
miles by road.
"Wi: leai n that those hack-drivers
who do not have tho number of their,
carriage legibly painted on their
lamps will be prosecuted. This is n,
good move, us some hack-drivers
ti ust to this want of means of identi
fication. yrr. have received a copy of Mr
G. W. Stewart's poem,
Crowning of the Dicud
which oiiginally appeared iu the col
umns of the Sittimlitt 1'rcss, rc
piinted in pamphlet form. It is very
elegantly got up, and the whole ap
peal ance reflects great credit on tho
Ykstmiday -12 tins of opium were
found in the Discovciy by the stew
ard, wlio notified thci (fact ,to the
captain, and he repotted it to the
Poit-Survcyor, Mr. Morrill. These
arc probably part of tho share that
the fonnor cook got out of the
Tun Band gave an excellent con
cert on Monday night at Emma
Square. The Square was crowded to
excess by the visitors, who warmly
applauded not only the good music,
but also the well kept condition of
the Square. For the former wc arc
indebted, as is well-known, to Mr.
Bergcr ; and for the latter to Mr.
Somi: time since some private in
dividuals obtained a buoy from, the
Government, supplying the chains
and anchors themselves, had it fixed
as a mooring buoy in the channel at!
Wnialtta harbor. It was lately re
painted and rc-coppcied at their ex
pense. A vandal was lately down
shooting in that neighborhood, and,
seeing nothing better, set to work to
shoot at this buoy and riddled the
copper so that worms will now be
able to destroy the buoj. He was
remonstrated with, lriit the language
of his answer we refrain from re
peating. Ix our yesterday's issue it was- re
ported that an accident had happen
ed to Mr. W. W. Hall and daughter.
This was iuscitcd by the en or of a
compositor! The following is the
coricct account: On Monday after
noon, about 4 o'clock, an accident
happened to Mrs. "W. W. Hall'ancl
daughter, which might have proved
fatal. They were out diiving along
King street when a passing team
frightened their hoises. It ran away
and downFoit street, upset them
opposite Lack's. Mis. Hall lcceiv
ed some severe cuts and .bruises,
but was all right the same night.
Tin: fourth number of tho Anglic
an Church Chronicle is now lying
on our table, having made again its
welcome monthly visit. Tho two
heading articles, "Our Business,'
and, "The field of the Anglican
Church in Hawaii nci," should bo
icad by every thinking man on tho
Islands. They will do him good.
Amongst other things we noto tho
congratulations on the Bishop's ar
rival, and on tho fact of his having
brought back 11,000 for the Cathe
dral fund, besides a largo amount
for the Special fund of tho Diocese.
Wo are especially pleased at tho
Catholic tono of this publication
which wo are inclined to think is
giadually growing better as it
To ho found at G. II. Robcitson's
olllco , Queen sli eet. !M4
. ATTORNEY AT LAW.
And Notary Public,
Ofilco with tho Attorney General, Alllo.
Juni Hale, Honolulu, 342 ly
THE FOURTH LECTURE
Of Pjof. C. II. Hitchcock' Seientillo
' Llfo in tho Later Geological Periods,"
Will bodeHyeicd on
Thui'Bdriy, March Slli,
ut 7:1)0, ot the Lyceum.
Tho Fifth Lectin e, on"ThoGeologl
till Histpiy of thu Hawailipi Ixluuds,"
will take place on Saturday, Mtuch 10,
at the btinie iih'ice.
Tivkvts, ifl.OO. m
DILLINGHAM & CO.'S
JIowc'h Stnmlnrrt Scales, endorsed
Government, Scales for all purpos.es. -Dormant
Wai chouse Scales, &c, &c.
Anew nnd cnrcftilly solcctcd assortment of
Cluuuloliei'N, Jliivnipw, tuul T.iintornw.
Carriage Lamps of mot appiovcd American patterns
Plows and Agricultural Impl'onts
The hugest Mulety to be found
on the Inlands.
GLOBULAR & STUEET LAMPS,
WHITE LEAD a, PAINTS.
Something for Everybody a now discovery,
Tlie Magaoso-Oalcito Firo Proof Safes,
Jewel Cnscsnnd Bond Cases.
At n lest of tho (Ire proof qualities of the Mugncso-Calcltc, held" on thTsKnd-Iot
nenr the City Hall, Sim Fianoisco, Nov. 37th, a pile of about n cord of pitch-pine
wood wns picp.tred, and live gallons of tar pouicd over it. A small Iron chest, with
a ljf inch lining f Mngnosocrtloltc w.is placed In tho centro of the pile nnd the
inussselllio to. Atler the chest had been kept nt u led heat for nn hour, It wns
taken from the fire, cooled with witter, and opened, and tho contents, consisting of
papers and ciiculnrs, weie found in a perfect state of preservation, being not nt all
discolored, only slightly warm, and having a trilling smell of smoke. I
"Wo, the undersigned, weie present nt the above test, nnd saw the box opened,
nnd we certify to the perfect preservation of Us contents. The entire ten wns per.
fectly sattsf.ictoiy to us. II. L. Donon, (of Dodge, Sweeney & Co.): C. II. Latok,
A public tost ot tho quality of theso goods will bo made at an early date. '
Reciprocity Relations' Rather ' Revivifying'
Between the Hnwnllnn Islands nnd the United Stntcs, nnd i . i
, between tho Hawaiian Islnnds nnd
J. E. WISEMAN, ' " '
Real Estate Broker, Employment Agent and General , "j"
Business Agent, "' i
Offlcc, 27 Meichoiit street, - Hawaiian Gazette Block. t '
The only recognized Heal Estate Drokcr in (he Kingdom.
Land and piopcily for sale in nil pnils of Ilonoliilu.nnd tho various Islands., , :
Houses to lease and lent in, Honolulu and suburbs. '
Itooms to lent, en suite or single, throughout Honolulu. '
AUCTION SALE BY E. P. ADAMS
Furniture ! Furniture I
I HAVE RECEIVED INSTRUC
j. cl gjLajots, i2sq:
To oll'ei at
Wednesday, March 7, 1883,
At 10 o'clock am. ,i
At his Eesidence, on Judd Street,
ALL THE VALUABLE
In pari as follows:
New Ottomans, Upholstered Chairs,
Chandeliers, Fine Engrnvlng,
Beautiful Inlaid Tables, Ony Tabic,
Ebony Table, Side Lamp,
Large Handsome Mirrors
with mariilc stands;
Music stand, Statuettes, Lace curtains,
One "Upright Piano,
Walnut bookcase, "Walnut table,
Smokers' table, Arm chairs,
Handsome carved chubs in pressed lea
ther, Carpets, "Wilting dc.-ks,
While Oak Bitlcbnaid,vcry handsome,
White Oak extension dining table,
White Oak dicssing-ioum chubs and
Variety of Fine Plated Ware
Decnnteis nnd Ghisswaic,
One Porcelain Dinner Set,
(in white, black, silver and led,
complete;; ) )
One Lnrgo Cut-glass Set,
MoKjuito net, Folding chaiis
Walnut and Eoa Bedsteads,
Feather pillowsLdilldrcn'ri bedsteads,
Hair unutresse! Spring inattieises,
Walnut Bureaus, Tuhlo linen,
Toilet furniture, Mirrors, ,,,"
Iron tables, Vcnmdnli chairs,
Common Sense Chubs,
Chinese Flower Pots and Stands,
Sewing Machine, Wardrobe, Towels,
Meat safes, Ico safes. Water flltcii.,
Bath tubs, Iron feed boxes, Lawn mower
Om Union .Cas Macliiiia, lOD.ligMj,
Step ladders, Toe
'ools, &c, &o. j
l'lU'Hriilat'M In CatulamicH,
1ST DoddV Busses w HI leave E. O.
Hull ii Son's slijii', coiner of Foil and
King sticols, ut UiUO mid U:10i)i, m. on
the day of Hile.
The, Iijuiho Mill be open for flic In
Hiei'tlun of li ruriiHuie oil tiii:k
n.vY. E. P. A.mh, Auctioned.
Mil. A. HEHBERT having iccelvcil
some choice uuletlcs of
Vines from California,
is now nh!o to supply tliem in (iiiantltlcs
to" suit to those who would wish to try
the experiment. If any arc doubtful of
tho'siucess of it they should go nut and
see his Hunch at Kiillhi,
UJO tf Addle, J'. O, llox -U
NEW GOODS !
by tho United Slates
Auction Sales by E. P. Adams
Administrator's Sale. V,:,'
IN occordnnce with an order made by
Hon. B. II. Austin, Justice of tho
Supreme Court, sitting in Probate, tho
undersigned ivill ,
' Sell at Public Auction,
On the premises, ,
At tho Residence ol the late C. T. Dillingham
The foUowing.proporty, ,
, the 14th day of March, 1883: '
at 10 o'clock, a.m.,
A BEAUTIFUL HOME, '
Property of the Into C. T. Dillingham;
situate on '
COLLEGE AVENUE, '
adjoining tho pioperty of Dr. J. M
"Whitney on tho noith nnd of B. F.' Dll.
llngliam on the south. Si?c of lot i
150 ft. front and 225 ft. deep?
Well fenced, and water laid on
from Government pipes. '
The Dwelling House
contains seven rooms, besides bath
roonij pantry and kitchen.
Thcro are good Out-Buildings consist.
,ing of tcrvonts' house, enrringo
house, stalls for 2 horses, teed room,
tool loom, harness room, &d.
Tho Buildings are all nearly new, and in
good condition. '
Title in Fee Simple.
House Furniture to be sold consists'tf
1 Bedroom set,
1 lion single bedstead, i
1 Lounge, 1 Citi.o Sofa,
2 Black walnut Bockcrs,
Black walnut cane seat chairs.
3 Chlldicn's rockers,
1 Centie table, mnrblo top,
1 Small table, niniblo top, ,rt ,. ,(
1 Extension dining table, b.w.
1 illight chandelier; ' i"s '
1 Dining loom lamp, '"'
1 Chest of drawers; '"
Lot of pictures, ( ,
Lot of New Crockeryware,
1 Stove, 1 Bath tub, t
JL WIUIIU JJHIJUW, . I
LLot of Tools,
1 Cairinge More,
1 Saddle Marc.
1 Bet of Harness,
1 Saddle and Bridle.
B. F. DILLINGHAM,
A , 8. L. DILLINGHAM,
Administrator of tho Estate of
tt i i -,., . pja"ams, Auctioneer
Honolulu. Fob. 23, fBSa. sni
ST XI311J -TBS
Olllce, No. 07 Hotel sticet.
All kinds Of B;i"L'lL'(i nnd Pnronln .In
fll.yqicuJu all parts, otho city witfoUU.
patch. Having a ' .',
I am picp.ued to haul SAND and other
materia;, and make or repair foul-
pallia, cither by load', day,-or j
Stand at Ramsay's Store, Hotel Btrect.
W. T. MacDo.nauj, ; Proprietor
ar.0 Ofllco hours. 0 Q.m, tp 0 p.ln. " '
QyPlnin Sateens all colors, at
Chas. J. FishoPa Leading .Millinoiy
HoubQ, --o t ojjjj