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BISHOP & Co.. BAlfKERS
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.
Draw Exchange on tho
JSaulc ol CnlM'orulu, S. IT.
And their agents In
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Messrs. N. M. Rothschild & 8011, London
The Commercial Hank Co., of Sydney,
The Commercial Bank Co., of Sydney,
The Bank of New Zealand: Auckland,
Chrlstchurch, and Wellington,
The Bank of British Columbia, Vic
torln, B. 0., and Portland, Or.
Transact a General Banking Business.
ft gnUjU gwlUiin.
Fledged to neither Beet nor Party.
Bat ciUbliehed for the benefit of all.
TUESDAY, MARCH 5)0, 1880.
A TRIP TO THE VOLCANO.
Tho Land Journey Arrival at
OFF Toil THE VOLCANO.
In the morning,
owing to cir
n portion of the party, it was voted
to proceed on our journey to the
Volcano. Accordingly, tho landlord,
who is also proprietor of the land
part of this route, almost imme
diately after breakfast, announced
the train as ready for the first stage.
The motive power consisted of four
mules in tandem, the car a trolly
fitted up with a carriage beat and a
goods box, the track the iron tram
way winding high up among the lava
beds to the Pahala plantation, the
conductor and engineer a strong Por
tuguese laborer, who ran all the way
up, urging on the caravan, regard
loss of his bare feet on the fearfully
rugged trackside. The ground
traversed in this four miles of the
route presents, close on both hands,
and far into the distance on the sea
sido, a scene full of evidence of
prodigious volcanic action, some of
it apparently very recent, the more
ancient work being toward the moun
tain slopes. For the major pait of
the distance the ground is covered
with immense beds of aa, which is
the term for the loose bouldeis,
stones, gravel, etc., cast up by vol
canic disturbances and distributed
by tho flowing lava. A vast field of
pahoehoe, tho congealed pure lava,
extends down to the sea and away
up the coast out of sight towaul
Puna, its black, shiny crust, from
which it is named (nahochoo being
the nativo word for "glistening"),
showing it to be a modern product.
Mr. Carter leaves us at Pahala,
where a mule four-in-hand attached
to a confortable covered coach is
- wiiting to carry us ten miles further,
to the Halfway House, leased by Mr.
' Lee and managed by his younger
brother, Mr. Jens M. Lee, with his
newly-married wife of a week. The
junior Lee is a recent arrival in the
country, and a well-educated and
handsome-looking young man. He
was once a shorthand reporter in the
Norwegian Legislature, and later
corresponding clerk in a bank, the
failure of which induced him to go
to America, coming thence to visit
his bi other and try his fortune here.
At this rest our party had a sub
stantial lunch, departing more than
satisfied with the faro at such an
isolated wayside inn. Mr. Lee cul
tivates vegetables about the house,
besides raising poultry and indul
ging in an occasional hunt after
plover and wild turkey, and his wife
being an adept at cookery, very
wholesome and palatable refreshment
is assured the tourist on reaching
this mountain hotel. Tho remain
der of the journey, eleven or twelve
miles, is done on muleback, active,
sure-footed and well-broken animals
giving safe transport over a pretty
rugged sea of lava hummocks.
It began raining soon after our
leaving the Halfway House, and was
pouring the greater part of the way
to the Volcano. The heavy weather
made it impossible to sec anything
beyond tho immediate vicinity of
tho trail. Coming abruptly to the
edge of the great crater of Kilauea,
a very misty view was had of the
interior. A little smoke could be
seen at a point that looked more
rugged than the rest of the black
bed of lava, while clouds of steam
were rolling up everywhere over the
surface. Jogging along a mile or
so, on tho margin of tho towering
bluffs, we go down a short, steep
bank on to a small plain of 100 to
150 acres in extent, rough guess.
This area is wonderful enough in
itself, bearing evidences of tho
workings of nature underneath suf
ficiently impressive, as a iirst view
of living volcanic action, to one who
did not know whether tho visible
manifestations were the resulta of
the recent collapso in tho adjoining
crater or were an old adjunct of the
establishment. Along both sides of
this area steam was hissing up
through tho ground in large volumes.
As we piocecdcd tho wind blew the
warm vapor across our faces, whilo,
looking down, chinks in tho very
road were emitting an intimation
jhat tea wits ready m tbo basement,
AsccnWig a 'step "hill nt the end of
this very dcslrablo site for a steam
laundry, tho Volcano House is re
vealed in tho center of a narrow
green terrace, with a high bank
sloping up in the rear and a jump
ing off place, over a cliff of several
hundred feet, about fifty yards in
front. This is a more vaporous
area than that just left. From the
left, and rear, and front, dense
clouds of steam are rolling upward
through the gloom of advancing
evening added to the already dense
atmosphere. This, indeed, must be
tho roof of Madame Pole's wash
house, but we are going to take the
risk of the boilers bursting in the
meantime, therefore gladly resign
our mules to the care of the guides
and enter the house, where Mr.
John II. Maby and his wife, with
pleasant faces, welcome us to a
roaring wood fire on an old-fashioned
hearth, with a warm dinner follow
ing. Learning that it is not true,
what w e had heard on the a ay, that
there had been twenty-two shocks
of earthquake felt a week after the
collapse, and that a gaping rent had
opened close to the threshold of the
hoiibc, tho photographer and I
abandoned the resolution formed on
a discussion of those reports whilo
tiding along, of sleeping outdoors
under the light of the moon, with an
eye and car open for symptoms of
possible catastrophe. The following
entrv by Mr. Maby, keener of the
Volcano House, appears on tho
Marcli 7th, 188C From June
20th, 1885, up to December 15th,
both the old and new lakes were
very active in the way of boiling
and surging away from one side to
the other. And in December, about
the 15th-20th, the new commenced
to build for itself a wall which car
ried the surface of the lake up to
100 or 150 feet higher, by the lirst
of March, 188G, than the surface
had formerly been.
"On the evening of the 6th of
Mai ch at 7 r. m. , both the old lake,
'laufca lias become "extinct? If so,
all w e can say is wo wish it had re
mained alive until our arrival."
Rev. Ldwaid P. Baker, of the
Protestant church, Ililo, on the 18th
iust. descended to within fifty feet
of the bottom of Ilalemnumnu,
abandoning the . intention of going
all the way becauso stones wero
shooting out of tho side. He says:
" Where is tho lava which has de
parted from Kilauea? Echo answers
where. Some fuluic report from
the Puna seacoast may give an
answer. Meantime we can think of
it as having entered and cooled in
underground cavities nnd channels.
No one should dogmatize, but the
experience of 18C8, along with the
fact that the fires of Kilauea aro not
known to have found vent in any
other place, gives fair reason for
hoping, perhaps believing, that
thoso fires will return to their old
(7'o be continued.)
rpWO Experienced Young Lady Beam
A stresses to nssiBt in millinery worK
Apply nt the LADIES' BAZAAR, Hotel
A DIVIDEND of $15 n Sharo will he
payable THURSDAY, April 1st,
an the Stock of Haiku Sugar Co., at the
olllco of Castle fc Cooke. Agents. 80 3t
FRIDAY, April 2nd,
at 10 a.m., at salesroom.
Dry Goods, Clothing
Groceries, Furniture, etc.,
and at 12 o'clock, noon, by order of W
C. Parke, Esq., assignee of tlio
E-tato of K. C. Howe,
1 Horse, Broken to Harness,
1 Horse, 1 Set ol Harness,
1 ISxprcNH "Wujyon.
bO 3t E. P. ADAMS & CO., Aucfr.
Ilnlcinaiimnu, and the new lake were
quite full of boiling and surging
lava, and very brilliant as seen
from the verandah of the House,
and continued to letnain so up to
9:30 i m. At which time there
commenced a scries of earthquakes,
A3 in number and lasting until 7 :I10
a. m. After the third or fourth
shake, in looking out upon the
crater, there was nothing to be seen
of the new lake and only a slight
reflection from the old lake. At the
hour of between 2 and 3 a. m. of
the 7th all lire and lights in the
crater had disappeared, excepting
a few sparks from previous flows
around on the floor of the main
"At 8 a. 3t. on the 7th, after the
mist and steam had cleared aw ay,
it was discovered -that all the bluffs
surrounding Halemaumau, that were
very much higher than the opposite
edge of the crater, had disappeared
by falling down in tho lake, nlong
with tho path that was formerly
used to go over from tho new lake
to the old, and the whole, together
with the new lake, forming a deep
chasm, making it look like one large
lake instead of two.
"Dining the night, while the
shaking was going on, the ground
was rent apart in several places.
One large crack opened up on the
road to Kilauca-iki, and two on the
road to Kcauhou, about ono mile
and a half from tho Volcano House.
"8:30 p.m. No fire or light to
bo seen in the crater, excepting two
small places, that look like lanterns
in the distance.
"March 8, 11 p. m. This r. si.,
at 3 o'clock, the guide crossed the
crater. There was no fire to be
seen, there only being two deep
dark holes in place of the burning
lake, with a deep valley running
from the former new lake to Hale
maumau. No fire or light to bo
seen from the House, excepting the
two small places seen last night.
"March 9, a. m. No signs of
fire. Smoko and steam still nround
tho chasm. The ground or lava
still seems to bo sinking.
"March 10. No lire in crater
thnt can bo seen from the House.
During tho shaking here there was
nothing felt at Keauhou, and only
two shakes felt at the Kapnpala
Kanch. This ranch is 17 miles
away, toward Punaluu. 8 p. si.
Two tourists just return from the
crater and report no burning lava."
Mr. Maby had only a brief state
ment to make of succeeding mani
festations: "Tho next day after
the collapso there was only a little
smoko coming up. A few days
afterward it commenced throwing
up ashes and dirt and kept falling
in. There was an inoreaso of stenin
from the oponings about tho house
after tho collapse, nnd back to the
northward of the Volcano House
there is stenm issuing now whero it
never did before. There has been
only one slight shock of earthquake
since tho first night." Ho believes
tho shocks to have been produced
by the falling in of tho vast bodies
of rock forming tho walls of tho
different craters proper.
Mr. II. E. Finlay, of Sydney, N.
S. "W., who arrived with a paity on
tho 10th, wrote a good description
of the ruins in tho record, winding
up thus; "la it possiUlo tlwtW-
The White House,
Corner Third mill Howard NtH.,
SVN FKANCISCO, CALIFORMA.
jIrN. JanicK T. While,
Formerly of the White House, Nuuaiiu
Avenue, having purchased the bt. Law.
rence House, n 1 tho nliove mldre.-s, con.
talcing !!0 rooms, all beautifully fur.
uishcu, in suites and single, offers many
advantages to travellers to and from the
Islands. The house is locattd but three
squares from the Palace and Baldwin
Hotels. Terms very moderate. 85
A QIHL to take ciro of a young child,
J. niiipt ho well recommended. Will
have a good homo. Apply to C. W
MAOFAhLANL, of Maof-uiano & Co.
Ktiahumnuu Street, next to Ills hop &
Co.'s Bank. b8 tf
CORNEU QUEKN & MCHaUDS BTOEETS.
OLD Rags, empty IMttlc, Sacks, old
Brass and Copper, etc , purclmed,
for cash. (83 8l) C. KOHL & CO.
A Valuable Literary Curiosity.
GULLIVEH'S TRAVELS, In 2 Vol.
umes, octavo size, original author's
corrected Und edition, dato A.D. 1727,
published by Benjamin Mottc, Middle
Temple Gate, London. In original
brown calf binding, nnd in thoroughly
good order, with the exception of ono
board loose, easily repaired. Price, $30.
Positively no oiler of a less amount
considered. Address Editor of Daily
Bulletin, or 1. II. W. R., Paauilo. Ha.
makua, Hawaii. 88 8t
By order of J. W. McCandless, Eq.,
we will Bell nt public auction, at the
residence, on Queen Street, next to Gov.
eminent Building, 011
WEDNESDAY, Mar. 31st,
AT 10 o'clock, a.m.,
the Household Furniture, consisting of
3B. W . Bookcase,
BW M T Table, K011 Table,
BW Carpet Rockers,
3 Light Chandeliers,
BW Parlor Chairs,
French Marble Clock,
m Walnut Bedroom Set,
Oak Bedroom Set,
Mattrasses, Mosquito Nets,
Store Fixture", Crockery,
Bath Tub, Hoy Cutter, Meat Safe,
And a Lot of Fowls.
81 Ct E. P. ADAMS & CO., Ancfrs.
DAVIS & WILDER,
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Staple and Fancy Groceries.
Beg to call tho attention of their patrons and housekeepers gener.
ally to the varied assortment of their
Excellent New Stock !
Which Is constantly reptenthcd by every vessel arriving from the States
und Europe, selected with special enro to cater to the recognized critical
taste of local patronage.
Groceries and Provisions
In every variety of detail.
MACONDHAY & CO.'S finest Green nnd Black Teas;
American ail EniM Table Luxuries !
And delicacies In endless vnrlcty.
Grosso ABlackwoll's Conserves and the Cutting Packing's First Grades j
The Celebrated Dold & Son's Butlnlo Hams una Bacon, the choicest ever
brought to this market ;
Cereals In every variety In patent weavel proof tins;
Evaporated and Pitted Fruits nnd every variety of Nuts;
Oysters, Fish, Vegetables and Fruits
On Ice Every Steamer.
"ST" A personal Inspection of our FBE8H STOCK, wo believe, will result in
n keen edge to appetite and a heightened interest In tho HOME MEAL
JUST OPENED UJ
A FINE lilAE OF
near Mr. J. I.
DoWsctt's residence, that clc-
cant Cottage hitherto occu.
pled by tho owner, John Robcllo, with
line Mower nnd ft nit garden, stables,
etc. Terms favorable. Water connect
ed with the grounds. Apply to
84 lm IIYMAN BROS., Queen St.
JOHN B. GOiJGITS
Last Literary Production,
11 Platform Echoes,"
Sold only by subscription. John A.
Palmer, si'le agent for the
Hawaiian Islnuds. lw
LADIES, ATTENTION I
The Ladies' Bazaar
will ow:n on
SATURDAY, Blur. SZVtlx,
WITH A CIIOICK STOCK OK
1 IU1U I VAVVIIU
at 68 Uotol Street, next door to
Lewis & Co
Miss A. M.
A SPECIAL Meeting of tho Share,
holders of tho Deutscher Vercin
will bo held at the olllco of Messrs. II.
Hackfeld & Co, on WEDNESDAY,
March 31, 188G, at 2 p.m. Full nttcu.
dance is requested. Business of impor
tance. II. RIEMENSOHNEIDER,
79 2w Sec'y Deutscher Verein.
t Hydropathic Physician,
Heals nil diseases
Persons weary of using physio with,
out avail would do well to adopt this
Bystem. Consultation hours, 2 to 4 i.m
ISBT Invalids on tho other Islands
visited by special arrangement.
Residence Hotel Street, opposite Y.
M. O. A. 08 lm
How'n Carriage Mnnf'g Co.,
K. O. Hull is Son,
Inter.lslnnd S. N. Co.,
Haw'n Agricultural Co,,
Wllder's Steamship Co.,
C. Brewer & Co.,
Wailuku Sugar Co.,
L. A. THURSTON, Stock Broke:.
33 Merchant Street. 151 ly
c 90 100
We have recehed instructions to offer
at Public Auction,
On MONDAY, April fitli,
at 12 o'clock, noon, at our Salesroom,
the following named
NlinrcN. 1'nr Value.
10 Waimca Sugar Mill Co $100
!0 Mutual Telephone Co 10
5 Walanoe Sugar Co 100
80 Inter.fsland Steam Nnvlg'nCo.. 100
HO C. Brewer & Co. (Limited) 100
CO Union Feed Co 50
Parties desiring to add their Stocks to
the above list can do so upon applica
E. P. ADAMS & CO.,
87 7t Auctioneers.
At Funahou, adjoining Col. Spreckels'.
We have received instructions to offer
at Public Auction,
On MONDAY, AprU 5th
at 12 o'clock, noon, ut our Salcsioom,
Valuable Lot or Parcel of Land
nt Punahou, adjoining tho Premises of
Colonel Spreckels, and fronting on
Bingham, Dole and Alexander Streets,
its dimensions being 200 by 400 feet,
and containing an area of nearly two
acres. Tho place can easily be sub
5 Large DLiots,
4 lots of 100 by 1B0 each, and 1 lot of
140 by 200, but It will bo offered as
n whole. It is a handsome posi.
tion for residences, in a good neigh,
borhood, nnd will doubtless pay to
purchnse for subdivision.
t3f Terms favorable,
E. P. ADAMS & Co.,
87 7t Auctionscrs.
Varble Real Estate
On "Wednesday, April 7th,
By order of fl.A- Widomann, Esq.,
President Dcutcher Verein, I will sell nt
Public Auction, at my Salesroom, 40
Queen Street, tho PrcmlBos und Lot
v oil know n as tho
With Club Buildint? & Bowling Alley,
The grounds are well laid out, and tho
premises can be entered by Emma und
Punchbonl Streets, The above offers a
good chance for investment,
Z3T Terms murte known at tlmo of
Sale. Title perfect.
LEWIS J. LEVEY,
80 td Auctlonaor.
Jersey Waists from $2 to $8;
Jersey Cloths in all Shades;
Ladies' Untrimmed Hats, the latest Styles;
Ornaments, All-Over Lace,
And a Fine Line of Trunks,
chas. jr. xpisxidel,.
STILL AHEAD !
Per Steiunor jVIuripoMa, tlio
TEMPLE OF FASHION
-will receive a, l'ull lino ol tlio
Latest American ami English Styles of Dry Goods..
A complete and assorted invoice of Dry Goods, comprising the latest lcadlnu
styles of Ladies and Misses' Wear; also, everything of new departure in tke Drv
Goods lino; also, an excellent Stock of J
Hiadies and Misses' Shoes,
Fine Uoods nnd bed-rock Prices is our motto. Even
represented. Our Stock is open to inspection. J
thing guaranteed to be bs
Everybody is Invited.
The Gents' Furnishing Department
MuHt be Cloned before tlio arrival of the MaripoHa.
t2T Wo have a small stock of Men's nnd Boys' Suits on hand which, until the ar
rival, can bo bought nt less than factory prices. If you doubt, call. "Seeinc is
S. COHN & CO., Proprietors.
P.O. BOX 315.
Real Estate Agent,
Honolulu, II. I.
Wildei's Steamship Agent,
Custom Houso Broker,
Mnmicer Ilmvnllnn Dnmn TTnnco
Hailroad Agent Fire nnd Life Insurance Agent.'.'
In Hond or Duty Pr.ld.
A Vory Choloe Lot, Fresh and Full.
The Best in the Market.
COTTAGE TO KENT,
No. 187 Beretania Street, at
present occupied by A. Ehlers.
Possession iMvcn 5tav Int.
Enquire ou tho premises, or of L. WAT,
Kinnii Street, in rear
'"piIE undersigned has moved Into the
JL oftlce of Mr. J. E. Wiseman, where,
ho will bo prepared to furnish house
hold servants, collect bills, do Anglo.,
Chinese intorpreticg, and n generslt
business, (59 flmj 80YONG,.
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