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1" ESTABLISHED 1882. NO. 4021
I METEORIC SHOWER IN WAKE OF COMET
KING EDWARD'S BODY
J. Q.Wood's Letter
Proves Him Alive
Error In Interpretation Of Cable
---Writes To Governor
The popular John Qutuhy Wood. Ijcen made out as Wood. Wood's
former school teacher, lawyer, broker, ' " ' " Quli.by; Ward' name
and now Amer...,. Consul at Venice. f 'had'nZit
was killed oft- by Honolulu without , ,e cUy Bnt, t)lpy mvfi hmriX
his knowing It. nothing directly of his pausing away.
This seems entirely probable. It teems altogether probable, and It
No one knows an) thing about tne g 0 be sincerely hoped that n'J. Q."
death of John Qulnby Wood, up to can tollow In tho footsteps of the
date, except the person who Inter- Illustrious Mark Twain and write
preted the news cablegram received
In office of the morning paper the
night of May 1. This was publish
ed the following morning, as all an-
nouueemeut of the death of John
Qulncy Adams Wood. The deith oc-
curred In New York, whereas John
Qulnby Wood was supposed to bo in
This was the only news received
of the death of "J, Q.", as Ills Intl-
mates knew him.
Now came the Now York timers
of hemornlngjof Mayy2,-lniWhfcrtterfromJ,Venlce bore the "date of
nppears-tbe n6tlce of the-death, In April 21, and the reported cable of
that 'City, of John Qulncy. Adams
Ward, the dean of American sculp-
It would be comparatively easy In
transmission of the cables and the
careless Interpretation of the skele-
Ionized dispatches for Ward to have
Instantly Killed By
An Employee of Kamehameha
Schools Struck Down
Yesterday afternoon nt half past
four o'clock John de Mello, aged forty-1
elRht jours was stricken down and
killed Instantly by Edward Clunoy,
who was driving autoinobllo No 427
along' King street near tho Knmeliu
Tho unfortunate man wan rmplojod
at tho schools, and was leaving after
his day's work when the machlno'
dashed into him and threw him to J
tho ground. His body was terribly)
rtniatimt nnil n fnr.lrnl1 wlin ivtri
formed tho autopsy this morning. I
states that all the rlbg from tug flft'ii
down woro broken and driven Into the .
body, Tho man's lher waa torn, and
his Internal Injuries weru somothliiK
fearful,' Doctors Sinclair and EniPr
son assisted at tho post mortem Dr,
Sinclair represented Attornoy W. T.
Kawllns, who Is looking after Clunoy 'u
As soon as the accident occurred
tho Injured man wub taken to tho
Queen's hospital but on arrival thero
wns declared to be dead, Tho body
was then taken to tho morgue, whero
an Inquest will be held tonight.
There wcro two passengers In tho
nutomoblo at (lie tlmo of the accldont
and they both state that tho machlno
was not going at n high rate of speed
when De Hello was lilt C. Machada
and Jonah Cummins woro the passen
gers, and they at once went to the
pollco station and gave themselves up
lor Investigation. The two woro al
lowed to'dopart this morning as they,
were not thought to be guilty of any
offense. Cluney, howovor Is still hold
pending tho verdict of tho coroner's
After the machine struck De Mello1
ERECTED FOR DECORATION DAY
HAWAIIAN IRON FENCE AND MONUMENT WORKS. Limited
Phone 648 180 S. King Street
back to his friends In Hqnolulu,
"The reports nf my death are gross-
This now seems certain from tho
letter received this morning by Oov-
Through n letter thnt was rocclv-
ed by Governor Trear this morning.
the fact that John y. Wood Is very
much alive and attending to his du-
Men as the representative of the
United States nf Venice wns definite-
lv and tUnallv established. The. lot
his death In New York wns received
here on the night of May 1.
in his letter Wood tells of acting
as host to Theodore Hoosevelt and
his party and refers to his entertain
ment of the ex-President as being
Is Held v
It continued on Its way for two nun
died jnrds or moro. Tlien.lt was
pulled up and returned to whero tho
man was lying. Tho enr took tho In
jured man to tho hospital but ho was
dead upon arrival.
The accident occurred about ITS
feet from tho gato that opens In (0 tho
Iloys' School, and tho dead man wni
drugged a few feet after tho car hit
him. One of the largo hoad lamps
was twisted and broken by the con
tact with Do Mello, mid It would seem
as If the car must have been going nt
a good rate or speed to have done the
Cluney Is a brother of tho lad who
ran don 11 thn Japanese ConsuL some
months ago. Tho driver of yesterday's
car has only been In tho Islands a
short time, having como down fiom
the mainland tn join his brothers.
No charge has been laid against
Cluney but ho Is held at tho pollco
station at present. Do Mello was .1
married man and he loaves a wife and
seven children. The dead man was u
member of the San Antonio Society
nnd that body will take caro of the
The car that did the damage was a
Wlnton touring car, and It Is surmised
that tho evidence will provo that tho
machlno was being driven at a high
rate of speed at tho tlmo of the acci
dent. De Mello's watch case was found on
the road after the accident, but the
works wero still In his vest pocket
Deftectho II. T. Lake happened to be
near tho sceira of tho accldont and he
Is working on the caso. Homo Biart
ling developments may como out ut
10 PAGES HONOLULU, TERRITORY OP HAWAII, TUESDAY,
WASHINGTON, D. C, May 17.
Hisses from the audience when Gif
fold Pinchot and James A. Garfield
were referred to today as the "cor-
ranters of Kerb?" cave some idea of
the bitterness of feeline that is bein
stirred up by the incidents of the
Assistant Attorney-uenerai Law
lor was on the stand today to give
his testimony regarding the famous
Taft letter that Stenographer Kerby
savs Lawlor wroto. Lawlor' denied
that he had consulted anyone when
preparing the memorandum for the
It was during the questioning on
this score that Mr. Pinchot and Mr.
Garfield were referred to as the
"corrupters of Kerby." and vigorous
hisses from "the audience disturbed
the peace of the committee.
DAILY SCORES OF
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 17.
Scores in today's games of the big
American Boston 8, Detroit 4
Philadelphia 3, Chicago 0; Washing
ton 1, Cleveland 2; New York 8, St.
Louis 7 (eleven innings).
National Pittsburg 3. Boston 0
St. Louis 10, Philadelphia 3. All
other games were postponed,
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
WASHINGTON. D. C, May 17.
Secretary cf War Knox will attempt
to bring about a peaceful settlement
between Peru and Ecuador.
The armies of each republio are
now facing each other on the fron
CANTON, 0., May 17. Thirty
people were killed outright and
scores were injured today by an ex
plosion of the boilers in the tinplate
works of this city.
MILITARY IN CONTROL.
ILLASC0. May 17. The military
is maintaining order among the
strikers here, ,and the" situation,
though tense, is under control.
NOTLEY LAUGHS AT '
Says Democratic Bait No
v Good; Home Rule
"There Is not a word of truth In
the statements which appeared In
this morning's Advertiser, regarding
my running for the Senate. I have
never been urged by the Home Rul
ers, nor will 1 allow my name to be
used as a candidate for the Sena
Charles K. Notley, president of
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Ono consolation for the very poor
man is that when a bnuk closes he
does not suffer an attack of heart fail
ure. Brooklyn llefloctor.
DES MOINES, Iowa, May 17. Ob
servers here law a brilliant display
of meteors today, presumably con
nected with the passing of Halley's
Tl'e flirt that the earth Is to pass
through the comet's tall, and that
the remit from such a plunge la III'
doubt by the best of, the astronomers,
and that today, toinonow or the next
day It may o-cur, has had this city
up ou Its toes all day.
Any sAiiden chanie In the weather
Is sinrttrig all klmU of stories afloat.
I Prom 'an exhaustive research of
the records by all jf the astronomer
mi tn dale, the exact time for the
passing of the csith through tho
iuii oi. ine -lomei is nnywuere irum
'early this mottling (ill the late hours
lot May 1
Last lAuturday (he 11 u 1 1 e tl n
'gave a synopsis of lbs conditions
I that obtalHtd'Whv&Mictarlh passed
I through the tall of u large comet In
1861, The records state that there
wns a s Ighl greenish glow In the at-
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I BERKELEY, Cal.. May 17. Pres
ident Hadley of Vale delivered the
address of the day at the exercises
held at tne university today in con
nection with the celebration of the
Mill 1 10
Honolulu's Sunny Jim McCandless
Is about to take the greatest rldo
around the country he has jet en
Imperial Potentate lllues of the,
glorious order of the. Mystic Blirlnot
has Invited Mr. MrCandles to ac-
'company him, ns a guest, on his of-,
llclal tour of the thirty temples of
the shrine In the United States. I
(Heat Joy is the feature of this
tour, and Sunny Jim will ride on the
front end of the baud-wagon.
IN'addition to writing
policies that cover
Loss or Damage by
'Fire we have a special
policy that covers
or damage to the
ed by being in
any moving or
for damage to the
perty o? others
caused by collision.
TRUST C0.i LTD.
MAY 17, 1010. 10 PAOES.
LONDON, May 17 The body of
King Edward VII. was taken to
Westminster Hall today, where it is
lvjne in state. The ceremonial in
connection with the lost rites is a
most imposing one. First to pass the
bier was a long procession of royal
personages in their official regalia.
These were followed by representa
tives from foreign countries and a
long line of notable people.
Twelve thousand troon lined the
streets and stood guard 'to hold the
crowd back from the procession.
Brief services were held at the
NO FIGHT AT
SAN JERANClSCOr, May it, Prts
ent indications are that theprixe
fight between Jeffries and lohnson
will not be held at Emeryville. Much
opposition to the fight has developed
from the countv officials, and it may
be necessary for the fight promoters
to go elsewhere.
SAN FRANCISCO. May 17.
Beets: 88 analysis, 14s. 10d.; parity,'
5.10c. Previous quotation, 14s.
TO THE COLONIES
BY MATSON LINE
New Arrangement Will
With the arrhal of the Matson
Navigation liner WllhMmlnA 'at llr
nolulu this morning was Inaugur
ated the new San Prnnclsco-Austra-
llan service, which Is the result of
un arrangement between the Matson
Navigation Company and the Union
Steamship Company of Australia.
According to this agreement pas,
sengors can be booked at San Fran
cisco by the Matson steamers,
brought to Honolulu and, by closa
connections made at this port, be
Continued on Page 4.
HE IE TOTALS
It Kauai readers contributed tho tl
St greatest number of votes tn the U
Inponr of ballots to tho II u 1 1 o-
U 1 1 n's Yosomlte-Callfornla Con- M
tt test Department )csterday, These tl
U otcs helped Mrs. Deggs to cut tt
n down a lead of seventeen thou- it
tt sand totes to flvo thousand, tt
tt Miss Mundon received more tt
tt votes than any other district con- tt
tt tcstaut but failed to advance to tt
tt first place as her largo vote wua tt
tt counterbalanced by Miss Cockett, tt
tt District 3 leader. Mrs. Ulako, tt
tt Chaperono candidate, secured a tt
tt fair proportion of tho Kauai votes tt
tt nnd Mucrcaacd her total several tt
tt thousand Mites. tt
tt Miss Johnson was the only tt
tt District 1 contestant who cast tt
tt enough votes to warrant the at- tt
tt tcntlon af competing contestants, tt
tt Additional contest news and tt
tt the latest scores of the contest- tt
tt ants will bo found on page ten. tt
tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt
Fire Over Heads of
Coal Passers On Strathgyle
Nearly Cause Tragedy In
At ten o'clock this morning Mice
was a small stztd mutiny on board
the steamer Strathglo, that recently
arrived from New castle, N, S Wales.
Tho watchman I .n) mini, and nctlug
second mate, llergslirn, had to draw
their guns and Are several shots be
fore the Chinese coal passers who
were causing the trouble wpre coned
down. The revolvers were fired In
the air and no one waR hurt but for
a while things looked dangerous.
The trouble had been brewing for
some time imst nnd a few dns ago
there was something slnfll.ir when tlii
watchman refused to allow a shore
Chinese to board the steamer. Tho
Chtneso then beenmo ery nngry nnd
the natclinmn had to call assistance
to keep them on board tho essel. .
Dili morning thn mutiny which litu1
been anticipated tor some time start
ed up and the arrival of a Honolulu
Chinese at the gangway made th'nm
look bad for a while The watch
man, as before, refused In allow ilia
landsman 011 board, and as soon as
the cren hrni 1 this they rushed and
grabbed wcaixms of all det.cilptlons.
Ono Chinese named Cheong Lcnng
was very rcnsnlcuoiis and he seized n
meat cleaver 'vlth. which he threaten
ed to enrve the watchman. Tho rest
of the Infuriated Chinese nnned them
selves with knives and anything else
they could 4et, and advanced" Jn a
Expect Division On
Plantation Store Rate
Merchants' Ass'n Members Will
Take Up Matter of Indepen-
riarT arm HlanTarmn Snroo '.
, ,u -
The decision of the Merchants',
Association to consider the problem
Involved In the protests of the Inde-
pendei.t stores of tho Territory!
against the action of the plantations'
in agreeing to furnish the staples of
food nnd raiment to the laborers at
cost price, gives promise of produc
ing a sharp division of opinion
among the membership.
it was stated by an officer of the
Merchants' Association this morning
that the committee on trade and II
nance would consider tho plantation
and Independent store rata problem,
On April 29, at 8:30 p. m , nt the
residence of Mr. and Mrs, It, II,
Chamberlain, 312 West 99th street,
New Yoik City, Miss Madge Mc
Candles, daughter ot Mr. and Mrs.
John A. McCandless of- Honolulu,
was married to Mr, Harry Marlln
Hepburn ot the roenue cutter ser
Arrnngemoiits had been made to
have the wedding take place at the
house of the bride's parents in Ho
nolulu, In June, but owlug to the
Illness of the groom, the plans wero
changed. The ceremony was per
formed by the Kov. Wm. Morris Kin
cald of Charlotte, North Carolina,
formerly of Honolulu, in the pres
ence of about thirty members of the
two famlllos und Intimate friends,
including Hon. W. I'. Hepburn ot
Iowa and Mrs. Hepburn, grandpar
PBIOX I IHIIt
body townrd the watchman who hnj
bceli reinforced by tlio second mate.
Ah the Chinese approached tho.
whltenicii, the latter pulled their gun
and us the Celestials took no notlco of
the (Kilnted weaHns, tho pnlr of pin
cers fired scM'ral shots In tho air.
Ah Cheong nnd Cheong Uong wcre
the rlnglcnders In tho affair, and they
seemed determined to get at watch
man Ijijninn. He nnd tho second
mate. lH)-ecr, stood Arm, and as the
Chinese Rot word that tho police ofll
cers wero on their way down to the
ship, the row was quelled.
Tho watchman was sure that ho
would hate to flro In earnest on tho
Chinese, and It Is rnnsldcred a mira
cle that the two whltemcn woro 'not
butcherid by the mob of coal passers.
At half past eleen tho twenty-one
Chinese who had been taken Into cus
tody by Captain llakcr, Ofllccr Nobri
K'i red a cnupto of other policemen.
v 1 eared at The illco station, whero
they wero booked for Investigation.
Tho Celestials gavo no trouble to the
afflccrs and only stipulated that they
be allowed to walk to tho pollco sta
tion Instead of riding In the patrol
wagon, which had been sent down to
When the pollco offlrers boarded thn
Strnthiole. the Chinese wero stand
ing around In a sullen manner. Thero
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vuvwii. wwvw "Vr:
but that the association's action-?
whntexer the opinion of the major-'
Ity of the members might be, wouldsj
amount to nothing more than an ex-'I
prosslon of opinion,
1 no problem involves so manyji"
possibilities of disagreement thatpSf
the members are loath to discuss It ,j
befnro It cornea before thn rnmmll- -v'
te. I ?
An official circular latter has beefl
distributed to tho plantation stores,'
containing a list of the goods upon'
which a to(st price rate will be fixed;
(Continued on Paw 2)
ents of the groom, and Mr. J. 8. Mc
CandtesB of Honolulu. " ,
1 ne room in wnicn tne ceremony
was performed was decorated with
apple blossoms and southern smllax
T)ie bride entered with her father,"?
wearinc 1111 pvmHRifa rnim nr whi a'.:
embroidered satlu chiffon. Her tuna
veil was held in place by a wreath
ot orange blossom, -mid she carried
a shower bouquet ot lilies ot the vat-'
ley. Her maid of honor, aud only
attendant, was her cousin, Miss Mary
O'llrlen of I'arkcrsburg. West Vir
ginia, who wore a dainty net dress
and carried pink rosos. Mm. Mc
Candless wore a beautiful gown,ot
Chantllly lace over cream satin. Hep
burn Chamberlain Berved his cousin
at best man. K r
Mr. nnd Mrs, Hepburn will spend
their honeymoon in tho East, and h
later go to California and Honolulu:
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