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EVENING BU'LT,ETIN, HONOLULU, T. H SATURDAY, SEPT. 11, '1909
THREE DEATHS WERE
INDIANAPOLIS AUTO RACES
WERE nNAILY CALLED OFF.
Association ufllcinta ended tlio race,
Race for $10,OCO Prize,
Tlia SOOmllo race, llio great event
of tlio throo tin) i meeting, was for
llio Wlicolcr and Schoblcr $10,000
troihy. Tlio lingo Brand stand wns
filled; people woro limit deep ngalnt
llio low fenco that Riiinta lliu outer
filRo of tlio course. Moro (hail two
thirds of tlio long Journey had been
) nsscd, Mcrz, In n National car,
Succession of Accidents Three ,1,lch Kc,l,,m ttnfl ,,rh,n? lll0 ,lm
ir.j -i n'i n tin i wind, close to "(no oulsldo of tlio
"lu ""' "ute w "a track because of tlio better going
, Did It Driver Mery Escaped there. Near tbo open stand on tlio
,f With Bruises. toiith Eldo of tlio trnclc, bin car's right
' ' ' ' 'front tiro blew up and at tlio snmo
..Btory may run with S col ctil of moment tbo car struck a brldiro on
of a brldso over llio track. Then, and pilfered n compound fracturo of tho
only (lien, the Aiium1c.ui Autouiobilo skull and facial bones; the surgeons
Indianapolis, Aug. 21. Whllo tho
yells of 20,000 rcml mniilacnl pcoplo
were spurring tho fllng drlers to
lrlvo deadlier speed In tho 300tnllo
r.ico a National car, driven by Charles
Mcrz, dashed through tho low fence
nmong tho spectators at tbo now mo
tor spcedw ay today.
Two men who it moment beforo hail
been cheering on tbo cars were killed
Instantly; another was fatally In-
'jural; n, dozen others limped away,
hurt by thb car or In mauling each
other In cscapo It as It plunged among
them, it vcrllnblo engine of death,
Moiz, Mho drler, escaped serious
barm. Claudo Kcllum of Indianapolis,
his mechanlrlan, a substitute, who
had made but a few rounds of tho
courso with him, recoiled such fright'
fill Injuries that ho boon died.
Tho oilier cars st cnl on. flut soon
r motor was wrecked against tho end
say ho cannot recover. Twenty feet
from tho car lay Kcllum, senseless,
Overcome by the Strain.
lied I.j no, Mcrz's usual mechan
ician, stnrtod tho raco with blm. In
tho courso tho car becamo stranded;
I.vno ran It to tho National repair pit.
"A npw battery, quick," be mutter
ed and fill from tho scat unconscious;
such wan tho strain on his brain and
liody. Tbo unlucky Kcllum, mechani
cian, for Altkcn, anotlicr National
ilrhcr, took I, no's ptaco In Mcrz's
After the fatal accident Mcrz( who
lay under Uio car, was unconscious
for awhile, but, marvellous to say, ho
was scarcely scratched, dotting bis
senses, ho kicked nt tho mangled fig
mes on' the ground and, shaking llko
a leaf, ho faltered:
"This Is my last, raco."
On flow tho other racers, tint soon
aSlnrmon car, driven by Ilruco Kccno,
BWerved across the track, smished In
to the tide of n bf-ldgo opposlto tho
bleachers and was wrecked. Kcene's
head and neck, were bidly cut; his
mechanician was painfully bruised.
Tho excited throng was becoming
nervous.. Homo of tho moru sensitive
women In It wcro semi historical.
There was enough of slaughter, so nt
intention was doubted later. Tho 5:35 P. M. tho A. A. A. officials stop-
other was John Jollaffe. In bis pocket ped tho raco on tho ninety-fourth lap.
waB a railroad ticket to franklin, Ind , Lynch, In n Jackson, was leading;
but It Is said bis homo Is nt Trafalgar, Ho I'alnia was second, Stlllmnn In n
Ind. Uotb bad rccched frightful In- Mnrmon was third and Kccnc, In n
juries. Henry II. TnpMng, No, 219 Marmon, was fourth. Tho leading
North New Jersey street, this city, car had completed 233 miles.
Iltc (rack that cover n small stream.
Tho car leaiicd high, loft the course,
smashed through tbo fenco, mid n.
most beforo the spectators knew their
danger was felling them. Then this
devil car turned over, hurling out
Kcllum with terrific forco and pinion
ing Mcrz under It.
A horrified shriek sounded to high
Heaven from 10,000 tluoats; 1,000
men rushed to tho spot; surgeons In
an nmbiilanco from tho emergency
hospital on tlio ground raced there.
Two men lay dead, tbrco uncoil
i clous. Ono of tho dead was Identi
fied as Ucitjamlti T. Iigan, No. 512
(!roor street, this city, bill this ldcti
Dr. Cook's Story Of
Discovery of North Pole
(lly Associated Press.) jnor the blowhole of eoais wcro delect-
PAWS, Sept. 2. '''After a pro- ed, nun tho macroscopic creatures
longed fight with famine and frost, of tbo deep wcro no longer under us
wo nt last succeeded In reaching tho
Thus declares Dr. rrcdcrck, A
Tho maddening' Inllticnco of tho
shifting desert of frost becamo ntmost
iinendurablo In the dally routine. The
Cook In a sighed" statement' this Mirfncc of tho pack offered less nmf
morning in ina rnrw raiuuu ui " less troumo ami tlio wentner improvco,
New York llcrald. t,ut thero still remained tho life sap-
The statement, which Is dated ,,nB wn' which droo despair to lis
'Sans Kgcdo, ILoripIck, Wednesday," Iowcl!l r,,crBB; Extreme cold com
continues'. li.clled phsslcal action. Thus day af-
A new hlgltwny, wiin an inter- tcr t,nv our wcafj. lcKS spread over
tstlng strip of nnlmnted nature, has bl(. (1Btanccg incidents and positions
(icon explored anil uig game naupia wcro rcCorrtet. but adventure was
located, which win iicugm sporm- liromnty forgotten In tho next day's
Sun Burns and Frost Bites.
Tho night of April Tth was made
rotable by tho swinging of tho sun nt
.midnight over tbo northern Ice. Sun
burns and frost bites now wcro re-
THREE MEMBERS .
ADDED TO FACULTY
P.rAran nt Ifnuratt flnn Mnnrifiw
With Enlarged Department t0' ,'1,1' "; ln ls9'.
for the Faculty.
'plain and reinforced concrete cr-
1 structlon, quarry development nn '
management and all branches of b
profession. Ilcstdcs Ills prac'l
experience, be brings to the Collect
r splendid qualifications ns a teache
Mlsj Mildred Yoder will take t '
jworh In English. She ls n gradu
of Oberlln and received the defx '
Since that lit m
Well-Known Educators Secured ' Mlc ." ""', n!'W,d 'I
icncning, uoiu in uuermi uuu umci
Institutions. As Miss Yoder has
spent tho past six jears In Honolu
lu, where she has been engaged In
educational work, he Is especially
well fitted to enpe wllh the condi
tions here, lis regards tho difficulty
The Collegu of Hawaii Is fortu
nato Indeed In recurlng the scales
cf tho three new members of tho
faculty Arthur Klpont Kcllar, who
tomes lo fill the piofexsoisblp of cl-
men and extend the nsklmo horizon.
Land ljns been discovered on
which rests tho earth's northern
most rocks. A trlanglo of 30,000
square miles has been cut'out of tho
TIia nvnnillHnn Will f!iA fllllrnmn
of a summer cruise In the Arctic corded on the same day. but tho dou
:..,., ihn .ni..,nni.r iirn.itnv. which "I" "lay's glitter Infused quite nn In
arrived nt tho limits of navigation
in Smith Sound lute in August, 1907.
ISM Sit. WB2?"'tv Q) r?v v i f !SR
I wKSr'My I TOjiISMji JPf -j
I 7.A 4' " " '" '' ' vi'ji" ' l
MtHSKJini - Z
, Found Plenty of Assistance. ,
Here conumons were iuunu ia-
orablo for launching n cnluro
the Pole. J. II. llrndley liberally
supplied from his . vessel Bultnblo
pro Islnns foij local use. My own
equipment for emergencies served
well for every purpose. In tho Arctic.
Many Eskimos had been gath
ered on the Greenland shores at
Annatosk forfthe winter benr hunt.
Immense quantities of meat had
been collected nnit, In camp were
plenty of strong dogs. Tho combi
nation wns lucky, for thero was good
material for equipment.
All that was requlred was con
veniently nrrnngod for ut a point
700 miles from tho llorcil center. A
centlvo Into ono's life of shivers.
Our observation on April Gth placed
tl.o camp In lattudo 80 30, longitude
In splto of what Bceincd long
mnrches, wo advanced but lllllo oror
n hundred miles. Much of our work
was lost In circuitous twists around
troublesome pressure lines and high Ir
regular fields. A very' old Ico drift,
too was driving eastward with suffi
cient forco to give somo anxiety.
Although still equal to about fifteen
mites dally, the extended mnrches and
tho long honrs for (raveling with wheh
torlnno favored us career wcro Jto
Famished Men Eat Don.
Wo were now nbout 200 miles from
tho polo nnd sledgo loads wero re
duced. Ono dog after another went
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II engineering, Is a man of wide ex- f ung men nnn women in acquir-
porlcnco nnd remarkable- billllancc. Ing n knowledge of Knijllsli. Her
He Is n graduate of Cornell Unlur- Buceers In previous cars Is verv
slty from the College of Civil Ilngl- pluatlnp, and tbo depatment of
uccrlng of tho jear 1903, mid hohU unglisii in uic loiicbc i oounu u
the degree of Hncbclor of Ijiws f-oni grow rapidly undor MIsa Yoder'a dl-
Valentin Uuebncr, who hn been
r hi p I fi be i In hi " i rii
Hit Nation il University three )o.irs
later. Ho was appointed Junior
Civil Unglucer of tho Wai Uepar'
n.ent In 19pt, and In this position
wns biought into tiitlmate association-
with Major John S. Se'Vell.
whose reputation ns n hyilinullc r.ad
exceedingly hit 'i
Ho is n grudmU f Stfn
slt, nnd fur 'he pa i nine
concrete engineer Is well known. Ho' hud entile ..harKe of the department
wns last connected with the Mv ' modern languages in too can jom
ljnjn.i -Marble Compiny, whom he Hlpji School. Ills success thcro I
linld llm rr.nnn.ll In tiiMllliin nf ns- Well nttCSted to In tho fncl that
house and workshop wcro built of nlo ,he tomachs of the hungry sup
packing iioxcH ny wining nnnus, ami ( vora unt tho teams wero consider
Ibis northernmost trlbo.of 2B0 pco- nl(y .nminifhcd In number, but there
plo Bet themtclves to the problem . beemp,, t0 remain n Biifilclcnt balance
of devising a sultablo outfit. for mnn am, i,rltc l0 pUfh nIoB lnin
Forced a New Boute. , the heart of tho mjstcry to which wo
llcforo tbo end of the long win- , m Mt oursclvM.
tcr night wo were ready for the en- 0n Al)r 2,Rt W(J )hcu- rl3rhc(l 80
lerpiu uuu puma iiiuumicu i ,:,.. 69 minutes 4 BBOCn--.
force n new route over Urlnnell land
THE POLE VAS IN SIGHT.
We tovercd tho remaining fourteen
slRtnnt general enclnec-. 'lhus
Professor Kcllar his been iRtlvely
engaged ln both office nnd field
work nnd H highly piollclcnt In
tttt'utt :: ti tt tt tt tt :t :t :t t;
Ten miles aduy was the utmost limit
of his Kiwcrs of endurance.
It was then that Dr. Cook, In desecr
ation, decided to mnko for the lands ot
tho Inner crossing where hu knew tho
musk ox wns to bo found, f
On the day that ho renrhed the eigh
ty-third parallel the tcmivrnture hat
risen to zero,- nnd tho warmer nltiins.
from a very small beginning ho bullu
the ilcpartmtnt up to great strength.
Mr. Iluehncr Is n nntlve of Germany,
and this, wllh his high scholastic at
tnliimntH In this country, nssure
his rnpaclt,v fur the teaching of h
department. It Is Mr. lluehner's Ir
tcnlton to mnko tho department "'
German and Trench In the College
or Hiwall one of the strongest dej
Th rollege opens on Monday, Sept.
13. Th pist three months Iirm
i been spent In nctlvo work by the
-f, ..!. lh nnl , Inff. IIia .mnn nt nil
phoro had covered llio Ico with 'A Tog ,""""' "' ' "h ' '" ."' ;";,.,,
,, . , ... , , , . dciuiiments Tho new englncerini;
wh ch obscured t he skaiU pro.luiM ... , . ,. .,,,
,, ,, , , , , ., Iabcintjrj Is mow nciiil," conipleteii
nil iKisslbllllj of making ob'rnatlons.i ,. .,', n,,. h ,, ,,, ,.
The Ico Held, too, was rapbll) break
Drool Elindlv ThronchsFoc.
Tor, twenty dajs Cook ju 1 his He.
qttlmaux In desperation horn of ilea-
pair groped Ihroiuh tbo th'r,k fog
Then they reached Crown Prl.ire Ous
tav Ses, an I found open water across
which they made their way to Hcl-'
terg Island. '
In Crown Prlnco Gustav Sen Dr.
piovcd nppi atj Part of this a
paiatiu Is nl.e.uly In plicc. Tho
chemical laboratory has been enlarged
and double tho number of students
(Jn bo icconinioi'nicd Much new
appitnttis nnd sicrnl bun lred ni" v
voluniej for ibc library have arrived,
nil fncllltles foi work In every de
pnitmcnt are very good. With thl
outlook tho cnrlege should have .'
northward along Its west, coast out.
. . u ' . . r
on iu iuu, puiur eu... j. I,rnn,,a nnd mi.dn tt few final ohferva
The campaign openedrfwllh a Tow' . '
M-outlng parties being sent over the , ; Etiiklsh6ok and Ahwelsh (ihp
....... .v.. ,...v - "."- " irccnmpanylng'i:sklnios) that wo had
nnd Beck, the-'gutno haunts. Their , .; ,
, , , ., . , reached the "great nail. '
mission wns onuly partly successful i ' ' --,..
jjvr-ivi wiiniii nr luiuitu urtsr-
" ARTISTIC ARTIES ANTICS
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Oh I it's Uncle Rebus, a gay old bird
Iho an est iccently ot the Roberts. Since n boy several years ago stole i Col. Duncan Jl. Cooper, who with
biothcw In Kentucky mu charge1 two sliver dollars from tho United I his sou Ilol.ln was found utility nt
o counterfeiting Moxltnnb ink notes States treasury whllo being known, killing Farmer Senator Caimack In
u ,,r inimest In lllustiatlng bow the ' tin nugb tho siiults, visitors without Tonnessee, Inherits Sll,Gp5 fiom tho
diffcicnt nations woik to protect tlio
cunency of iithor countries, N'eirly
every count! y ' has n l.iw ngalnst
couutcifulng of foiflgn coins.
A man known ns Alliert uth, bus
band of Dllsy Cm!, xth loty nUioss,
killed himself In a hotel nt Long
IliMrli, Cal. Tbo woman mild ho was
special peiinlsslon have been deified 'ostnto ot his brother, Torinor Justice
iicccsh to tho 80 by ill, foct treisury. William V. Cooper, who died la Now
York, leaving $285,000
because ot tho storms.
At sunrise of 11)08 (l-'eiruijry 19)
the main expedition embarked; on Its
voago to tho pole. It consisted of
eleven men and 10 ,dogs, drawing
cloven heavily laden sledges?
The expedition left the Green
land shore nnd pushed westward
over' tho troubled' Ice of Smith
Hound. The gloom of the long
night was relieved only by a few
hours ot daylight.
117 Degrees Below Zero.
The chill of the wlntor was felt
nt Its worst. As wo crossed the
heights of Kllesmcro Sound to tho
Pacific Slope the temperature sank
to 117 degrees below zero.
Several dogs wero frozen, and the
men suffered Bcvercly, buttwc soon
foupd the, gnmo trails along which
the way was caBy.
Wo forced through Nunsen Sound
lo I.nnd'h Knd. In this march wo
secured lot musko'xen, soven bears
and 33f. hares. ,Wo pushed oul Infa
accompanying Ksklmos) hal wo hai
Iho polar sea from tho southern point
of. Herbert Isjnnd on March 18th, Six.
Csqulmaux returned from here.
With four men nnd forty-Blx days
moving supplies for eight days, tho
crossing of (ho clrcuin polar), pack wai
begun. ' Three days later two other
Esquimaux, forming tho lasC support
ing party, returned and tho (ritils had
now been 1 educed by thosiirvlval of
tho fittest. Tho two best men and
twenty bI ibgs wcro picked for dual
Goal 460 Miles Away. ' '
Thero beforo us In nn unknown lino
of ten miles lay our goal. Tho first
day's Journey provUlcd long marches
and inndo encouraging prj,;iCBjv' ft
big load which separated tho laud from
tho Ico of tho central pack was crossed
with llttlo delay. Law temperature
was persistent and winds mnilo llfo n
torture, But coopod upr ln,i oi.r miow.
houses, eating dried beef tallow and
drinking hot ten, thero wcro somo an
imal comforts occasionally to he
Kor several dais nftor Bight u'f
known land was lost tho nvurcast sky
riovciitcd nn acciiruto determination
of our position.
On March 30th tho horizon was part
ly cleared and now land was discov
ered. Our observations gavo our po
rtion ns l.illtudo 84.47, longltudo 8C36.
Thero was urgent ncod of rapid ad-
Cook was forttnnto onuugli to shoot ( ,t j, ., i -
several polar boar. They renewed It's k iinr r'"' l riH e.'l l'linl
slrength an J conc" nn 1 the ftiln- j t ta v,- , , 1)c n, lt, , )-'t
looked brighter 1 fieiin t,ri n mr il if" ' iuc
This was In June 1915, The Ire 1, ' uii ('.! n' ami I'- i ' ' "'
this time was drifting westward Cook . i ,Kcn nro if IU ft
room, ln wliltli is uioieu iuu,uuu(
000 In coin:
With a slnglo'Btcp wo could pasti
from one sldo of tho earth to tho oth
er, from midday to midnight.
At lns( tho flag floated lo tho brcczo
at tho polo. It was April 21. 1908. Tlio
lempcradiro was minus 38 centigrade,
Haromelcr 29:83; latitude 90. As for
longltudo, it was nothing, as It was
but a word. ; t
AlthoiiKhcraxyfwIth Joy our spirts
began to' undergo" a feeling of wear!
neBS. Nert day after taking all our
observations a sentiment of Intense
solltudo penetrated us whllo wo lookel
nt tho horizon.
Stayed Two Days at Pole.
Was It possible that this desolate
region, without a patch of earth, had
aroused tho nmblton of so many men
lof so many centuries!
Thcro was no ground, only nn Im
mensity of dnzzltng white snow, nn
living ber.g, no point to break the
On April 23 wo started on our ro
The rcKiri) was much llko the Jour
ney 'to tho 'iole, except that It lacked
Iho Incentive of an epoch-making ills-
eovcry to be achieved. At first Dr.
Cook and his Esqulmo companions
mado rapid pYorfrcss, tho weather con
tinuing fair and (ho ico Arm! Tlicy
wero spurred on by anxiety to reach
Hut after passing holow tho eighty
seventh parallol thu point furthest
I'ofth reached by Peary tbo ear be
fore tho changing character of the
Ico Indicated that tho reason was ad
vancing. Dr. Cook Tcallzcd that he
Ills food supplies, too, wcro running
dangoroutly low, and thero canio r
day wbon ho realized that ho would
peed all tbo resources of his courage
nnd enduranco It ho hoped to return to
Ice Svvent bv Gales.
The ico pack was swopt by gains
with Increasing frequency. Tho sky
Iobi Its blue nnd'turncd to n dull, lead
en gray. Weary, nut iigiiung desper
ately ngaliiBt hunger, nnd cold, nnd
uhnvo all Iho awrul Hll(nco tho llttlo
pirty prosred southward with owr
It wns not until Mny 2lh tha Dr.
Cook was ablo to catch a gllmpso of
tho sun long enough to mako an obserT
vatton to discern his wheroabouts. Ho
was then at a point 84 degrcos north
latltuio, noar Iho nlncty-sovcntli merl-
followed tiio drlftitn (ho hope of reach i ulonc.
Ing Lancartcr Sound, where whallns
Mil pa nro ut mllv to hi found Moses
rUttteber, fo- e
In July, however, his progress tti.uioitlo who wltlidirw in
Luiicaater Found was bloek'd aid hU , c'm-:h In l'8'i! 'o 1 crone e"
food supply was again nemly l.i". L'n'tcil S a'cs Snstor dle
haiisled Cook thereforo wiu ciiiii-MiIj homer In Logan, IJtah.
polled to cross tho Kord of nuvoii Inti -
Jones Sound. ' SSST- Hul urTI"' r Ai' -gqj
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW IS ClMlNG
0VEH TO HAVE FUN WITH AMEH".
William Smith, n South Carolina
hunlei', uiloiul a don of Ilvo Ijnx
near Lovellvllbi. O. armed with onl
a knife, nnd after ii buttle of threa Is my birthday," will bo foi bidden
wanted In Chicago for emberlement , hoiira. alow the leader jif tho band, .llio BtreetB of Washington, D, C, un
tindor the namo of Anton Tricdd. nil animal six (eel Iu length. ilfcr a nevy oidlnance,
'fprt Siitns of Solid Earth
Our main mission did not permit, n i'Ijii.
, ,m . nciour nir uio piifpnro or exiiionng inn Jtunucr menacca rariy.
Newsbovs nnd other jnuths with coast. Hore wo nw tho last signs of On this day hq began to faco'llio
haul luck stories bucIi as "I am
'stuck' wlfli my papors," or ''I am
helping my pour mother." or "This
nolld oartllp hoyond thero was nothing dargor of broken, shifting Ico and open
ctable to bo teen, i water, Ho.tooK necouiu oi uis provi-
Wo advfliiced steadily oer,'lho mo- Hon nnd figured ho would havo to
notony of moving son Ico arid now cover flftoen miles every day If ho
found ourselves bejond tho rnngo of, roped to reach his first cacho ot food
p)l life neither footprints bears I vn Kansen Souud, Up couldn't, do th(s,
Georgo Ilernard Shnw. tho author .playwright and wit arrived 1ft
tho United Sates on Aug. 15 to remain until tho convention of the un
emplojod Is held In Chicago on Jan. C. 8hnw has nover been to
America, but he lias bad a great deal of fun at our expense, and very
probably ho will havo somo startling Information to Impart to the old
world conj-orulng our manners and customs when bo returns to London.
Ills views of doings In Amorlcn havo not nlwajs taken n pleasant turn,
cither, for ho has frequently said that the execution of tho Chicago an
archists for tho Haj market murders was n national dlsgrnro. Ho was
also very bitter when the play "Mrs. Warrca's Profession" was stopped
by. the 3,v y0rk police, .j,,, , , , A
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1 1) i)Wwi( -ik,f-i