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HONOLULU WAS SERVED IN NEW YORK STYLE TODAY BY AID OF THE DUPLEX PRESS
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HONOLULU TKHKITOIW OP HAWAII. WKDtfKSDAY. APRIL 18. 10011
Puiob 5 Oknth
W. C. PEACOCK
WHO RESUMES THE CONTROL OF
W. C. PFACOCK & CO., LTD.
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A special meeting (if tho Ktmrelicld'
rrx of W. C. Peacock & Company, Ltd.,
wax held In t lie otllccg (it the llimry
Wnti rlioii!e Trust Company, Ltd., at
2 o'clock thlB afternoon.
The mctlng -.wis for the purposo of
accepting tlio resignation!! o( Alex.
Uarvln, A. V. T. llotlomley, J. U Cock
Imrti and J. (1. Kulliwell nx onicrrs and
illrcvleirx. mid tlio following gentlemen
weir ('led 'd lo echo In thrlr Mead for
I he ciimiIiik vrnr I'icsldcut, V B
I'eaeoek; Vice I'rPHldent Andrew
lliivwi. Treasurer 11. I.. Aucrliach:
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R. W. SHINGLE
PRESIDENT OF THE HENRY WA
TERHOUSE TRUST CO., LTD.
culticr of w. c. orAcnru .
i I4HMI iiih lAiMimi tui; mirtri ii
CO., LTD., WERE AMICABLY
lik -iBf iHflnHHi
To spend money on clothes
of unproven merit Is to squan
CONSISTS IN GETTING THe' OEST CLOTHES AT RIGHT PRICES,
8UCH GARMENTS A8
CORRECT CLOTHES FOR MEN
MADE IN NEW YORK
The CORRECT CLOTHES FOR MEN, MADE IN NEW YORK,
are equal to the to order-tailored garments In everything but the price.
We have proven this to more than a thousand men let us prove It to
TEL. MAIN 25.
tecrclnry, C. 8. Weight; Auditor, T. P
The illfforonecB hetween the stock
liolderH of W. C. Peacock & Company,
wlilcr hnvo licen occupying the ntteu
tton of the Circuit Court for nome
weekx pant, have heen nmlcahly ml
Juslod through tlio medium of tlio
Henry Wnterhuuso Trust Co. In the
xettloment, Mr. Peacock and )il
friends havo aciiulred larger holding!
hy purchasing the shares of Mr. Itoth
well, ax well ns the stock held hy lllxli
up ft Co. Mr. llothwell retires from
the hualnesx as manager and Is Kite
cceded hy Mr. Pearocl; who will Im
mediately assume charge of tlio firm
ru m na a m r-a m r m ns fa ra ra
J. O. ROTHWELL
WHO RETIRE8 FROM THE MAN
AGEMENT OF W. C. PEACOCK
4 CO., LTD.
M rvs l-3 iva Ha ru fcs to Ma Ma Ra Ma M
nnd will ho welcomed bntk In the trade)
hy I Ik many friends and parous.
Mr Peacock wax tlio founder eif tlio
firm twenty three ycats ago nuclei the
name of Kreeth & Peacock, nnd this
Irm continued until lSSil, when the
present film of V. C. Peacock & Co.,
Ltd,, was founded.
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i (inn1 JPurniittra :'
Largest Stock In the City
from which to make selections.
J. Hopp & Co. i
X "Old Reliable Furniture House."
i' YOUNG B U I L D I N Q , l)
Reliable clothes quality Is not
made by glowing advertise
COR. FORT AND HOTEL 8T8. i
A special tiiccllnc ef tlio Chamhcr of
Commerce was called for 2 o'clock this
nflcrneion lo tako mimn notion with ref
erence lo the Han Francisco catastru
plie Homo tluio was conximeM walling
for n (iioruni.
J I'. .Morgan, hooked with his family
to leave In the Alameda, had Just come
from tlio etcnmshlp office, where Cap
tain Dowdedl nnd tlio acntx wcie eon
sultliiK oh to the time of the Alameda's
President Smith of the Merchant!,
AssoclattQu had nsk.ed that the Ala
meda ho held buck until tomorrow
tnorntnK, that local huslness men might
get In letter communication with Ban
Francisco nftcr learnlnR, ns they hope
to learn hy cable, whether the Hono
ma Is comlnB whether she has been,
destroyed and some other boat will
hne to be substituted, so that they
may dupllrato orders and eilhci'4
stralRhton business eompllcatlons nat.
Meanwhllo passengers booked per
Alameda were clamoring to set away,
nentlng delay, anxious to reach
friends they havo In Ran Francisco.
A quorum of the Chamber bcliiu
fathered. President Lowrcy told the
Chamber what called them together,
though they needed little tclllui;. He
spoko of the Han Frnnctsio earthquake
as one of the most appalling trugedlu
of modern timet. What nctlou uhuuld
the Chamber take, he asked.
i:. 1, Spalding moved the Bending of
sympathy and favored the Idea of plao
lug a fund at the disposal of Ban Fran
cisco, this might be arranged later. J.
V Morgan though tho Chamber's syni'
pathy should go forward at ouce; tha
matter of fmanclu! relief cuuld bo set
tied when It was learned what the tut
medlato nccesjlllcs wcro. L. T. l'ccl:
ixpressed ldmclf along similar liner.
F M. Uwunzy wan for sympathy, but.
not knowing tho amount of distress at
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Tho following petition to Irwin &
Co., cgcntx, x being generously signed
by tho leading liuslnesx Iiouuch of tho
elty and It lx probable that tho Ala
meda will bo held as requested:
The unilui signed inerehnntB and
shippers of Honolulu hereby request
you to postpono tho nailing time of tho
H, s, Alameda until Thursday, tho lOlh
Inst., at 111 a. m In order that oppor
(unity may bo given to learn tho ex
tent of the damage to tho wholesale
dlstuet of Han Francisco, and further
lo tu certain If orders by tho picscnt
Alameda can bo executed In that city.
Henry Walethouse Trust Co,. Ltd..
Stock and Bond Jokers,
Offices: Cor. Fort and Merchant Sts,
Telephone Exchange No. 4.
Some Day Death
Will Greet You
You are perhaps overlooking the fact
that you won't walk this earth for
ever. Has It ever struck ou what
a terrible tangle your affairs might
be left ln,Aere you to answer the
final summons today? Your duty
to those you love Is to be pre.
pared to have your house set
In order. It will be wise to
make your Will at once. If
you are In doubt as to the
formalities to be observed
In drawing up such an lm
portant document, we
will advise you and will
oerve you In any oth
er way that we may
be able to,
Trust Co., i
SAN FRANCISCO IS
With Its Death And Destruction
THE OCCIDENTAL HOTEL, HAWAII'S OLD 8TANDDY, WHICH AN
EARLY MORNING CABLE SAYS IS 8AFE.
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Honolulu was never vu stlricd iu
whtn there' wax rctelved'ovcr tho cabin
this morning the awful nows that the
Kreat city of Han Francisco was in
ruins unci nt the mercy of tlio llamii
as the result of u terrific earthquake
There nro hundreds of homes In Hill
Territory wherein the Information wu
iicilved with "la nn mid dread, alarm
at the. tcrrlhlo tidings and dread IcU
loved ones had hern lost or Injured In
the great catastrophe.
BULLETIN GIVES FIRST NEWS.
Tlio Ilulletln was tlm first to epiead
the news, haling an extra edition on
the city streetu nt 7:15 o'clock this
tuornlui: and rushing out extras us fast
us further details of the horror wcro
received over the cable, until tho cablo
ofllco operatorx In the stricken city on
the Coast wero driven by tho llatuo
from their posts, their last message) tu
Honolulu, bcforci the ollleu wax aband
oned, being emu of forlorn hope unci
SEVEREST SHOCK KNOWN.
Ten mlnutvc ntfor S o'clock this
morning tho city of Han FrntieUco,
with 114 4U0,uuu Inhabitants, wax shak
en by the severest earthquake) nrr
known In Itg history. The city whs
thrown Into u state of panic. The ma
jority of the population wan probably
not yet nut ol bed. Feirtunnti'ly ll-ei
devastation ex till lid more iu the hind
r.esx section, near the waterfront, tin)
residence dlstilrt not being so severely
BIG BUILDINGS CLUMOLE.
Thousands of buildings. Including
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., April 17.
?.42 cents, or $68.40 per ton. Previous
I ONLY TWO MORE DAYS OF
L. B. KERR'S
I Big.Bargain Sale
This is an opportunity for men to get H
WEAR and NECKWEAR at
real Bargain Prices
Dont Miss It
I L. B. KERR & Co, Ltd,
ti ALAKEA STREET.
Ban,jKrn'nclsco'x Ricat sky-scrapers
wero tumbled to the (lound, complete.
ly destroyed and the terror of (lie that
could not bo controlled, xlnco the wat
er mains In nil sections wcro broken
by the shaking of the earth, udded In
the nwfulnesg of the tragedy.
A' 7 30 o'clock tha clly was lu n
stale of fearful excitement. Many lives
had heen lost nnd property damages
of course, mounted Into the millions.
MARTIAL LAW DECLARED.
Later rnmn tho news that martial
law had been declared Iu San Frauds
co This wax no doubt rendered neces
sary, not only becnusa of tho panic Unit
prevailed everywhere and the conse
quent Irresponsible acts of crazed peo
ple, but fur thn re.ium that Just about
this time In Han Francisco there Is uu
army of criminals that always lluds IU
way to the illy when Hut big racex are
eoiiiliig on. looking foi what they mayi
pick ami steal in hucIi nwrul disaster
llenilx ate i evented who rob the dead
pilfer ruins and let no srenn of tragedy
Ktand Iu Hie way of their rapacious In-
HONOLULU IS STUNNED.
uiifliiiCBn nirii ui iiiJiittiiuii nviii
astounded mid stunned at the uewii.
that met them in the Ilulletln extras
us they came down towu ibis morning.
U i is I ne.es heiu lecclved a blow fur tliH
day No one was In the mood for work
Iu the1 big business bousca they Stood
ateiiiml In groups, discussing the dis
aster wondering if relatives nnd
friends and business connections In
Han Frauclseo had suffered.
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SUGAR: 96 degree Centrifugals,
quotation, 3.48 cents.
Try To Connect
With San. Francisco
The cable office reported at 3:45 o'clock this afternoon that it had as yet
not come in connection with San Francisco. It had expected to be able to
do so for the last couple of hours, and could now not Imagine what could be
Superintendent Gaines of the cable company says that the difficulty of
the San Francisco office connecting up with the cable at the beach landing
Is not so much a matter of Instrument j as It Is of batteries. He sas
thero is probably a set of Instruments at the beach station but there may
not be batteries. Each battery weighs over two hundred pounds and In
the present condition of the Coast city It Is probably very difficult to obtain
transportation If not the batteries. When the elty of Honolulu will be In
connection with 8an Francisco Is purely a matter of speculation, though
the record of the seismograph shows that there has been no serious shock
since the early morning.
fVtiaocfitfed JVcm Aptefal Colli)
SW FRANCISCO, Cal., April 18. This city wa wrecked this
tiioitiini,' at 5:10 a. tit. Iiy llie mot terrific vartliqunkv that ha ever heen
Known on this Coast.
Thousands of httilclins were shaken clown all over the city and
This phase of the disaster was immediately followed hy in outbreak
of fire all over the city. The people wore stunned and panic-stricken.
The earthquake destroyed the water mains and all sections were
completely without file protection. Tho fire held complete sway.
At this time 7:30 a. in. the citv is an uproar.
Manv lives have been lost and the damage to property will amount
6:00 A. M. The cable office has been besieged this mornlnn with people
who have relatives and friends in San Francisco. Superintendent Gaines
has been forced to refuse to accept mesciges to the city. Ho received ser
vice messages stating that the earthquake started shortly after S o'clock
Tho Call Building and the Palace Hotel are burned.
The cable operator In sending his message stated that they might be
cut off at any time, as the flames were all around them.
Later the operator said that they had been ordered out of the office, but
were having great difficulty in obtaining any wagons for transportation.
The operator said that the shocks of earthquake were continuous.
The city is under martial law with the troops armed.
The operators at San Franelsco stated that the residential part of the
city was supposed to have escaped, but the wholo community is In such a tur
(Continued 011 l'ago 1'.)
I COI, 2 I.INH-N'cw York
New York sent n cable round the
world today to Honolulu, nsklng for
1111WR of Han Franclsm. being unable
lo connect with that stricken elty by
the overland wires. Cable Superin
tendent (lalnes had to reply that it was
Imiicisslblu to ronnect with Hnu Fran-
tlsco. The New York ottlcn xald It
could nut even reach Oakland The
disaster evidently re le lies across the
"I wax In the Han Francisco earlh-
Price $3 50
Jijj SHOES FOR EASTER
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Manufacturers Shoe Co., Ltd,
PHONE MAIN 282 1051 FORT STREET HONOLULU
I quake of T,s said Pro. M. M. Be nit to
day when nsk-ii of the great dlsnxter.
"Tint renter of (hut disaster wax nt thu
.then County Heat, Han I.enudrn. I wax
Just getting up lu Han Francisco when
I the tremor eiiuie It shook us up pret
ty badly hut nothing like this affair six
1 11 is orieuy rcporccei in cue iiiiaicuen.
, At Han I .cam! 10 tho front of tho eenirt
liouse fell out The clerk of Zu courts
wliei nlle mpted to lcae the liulldlnc
I wax killed T.ioso who remained wcro
1 not injured and they walked out over
the c'chrls that killed their associate.'
Most women want to go to church
on Easter morning. You have a nice
gown and a pretty hat, but have you
thought about your shoes? Our Easter
offering this year Is the largest and
beittelected stock that we have ever
presented to our customers. Every
thing Is absolutely new and of the very
latest style. The stock has been open
ed and we are now ready for business.
The above cut represents a handtomo
BRYN MAWR tie, suitable for any
swell dress occasion. Wo have all
sizes and all widths.
Fort Street, Honolulu-
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