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c7 MAILS From San Francisco Ecuador, Not. 27. For &an Francisco Sierra, Not. 28. From Vancouver Makura, Not. 25. For Vancouver Niagara, Dec. 8. r-eO? -Evening ' Bulletin, Eat. 1882, No. 6640 Hawaiian Star, Vol. XXIV. No. 76x1 12 PAGES HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAH, THUItSDAY, XOYEMBKII 5, 1!) 16. -12 PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS fo) ir JL E3 HA "r A o JJJ JV JV JUL wmf-wmllmm 2:SD . - Edition M-: 1 LOIIDOIl DIED AS HE WAS CREATE nova Gifted Author Expressed "Fond Belief All Hawaii Would Like Book" . NEWS OF HIS DEATH IS SHOCK TO FRIENDS HERE Was Engaged on Several Ser ies of Articles About " Islands '. . -" (Aerociated frai "by Federal Wire!) GLEN ELLEN. Cal- Nov. 23. The body of Jack London will be cremated tomorrow and the funeral will be pri vate. according to London's own re quesV made before he fell ill.' His present and his former wire ana xne two children by the first union. will attend. His mother, who Is seriously ill, has not been Informed of his death. London's death was unexpected, as ho had appeared to 4e in no serious physical condition. His properties are said to bo practically free of debt. Jack London, gifted author, traveler and world-student, who died at Glen Ellen,. California, -last nlghL was soon to have finished aa Important Hawaii an . novel. He had done more than 15,000 words of It and hoped soon to send It to his publishers. This hews reached Honolulu a few days ago in a letter from London to A, P. Taylor, of the Hawaii Promo tion . Committee one of the last let ters the author wrote discussing his literary work.: The letter is as follows: GIen Ellen. Cal, Oct 24, 1916. "Dear Taylor " 'In reply: to your good letter of September SO, 1916, and thanking you most heartily for same and for the information, contained therein. "Not only his 'My Hawaiian. Aloha' 'published in three -rtfacesv n umbers' vf 'the 'ttosmopolitajr Maga zine in the United States, but it, has been . similarly published in Nash's Magazine in England. Also, it has been published in the Sunday supple ments of ; the Hearst newspapers all over the '.United States. Of course, you know that means a circulation that goes into the millons. Incidental- j ly, though the publication at the pres-1 ent , time is delayed, on account of the war price on paper, a book under thm tftlo rttryTv TlAtrnlfnn Aloha' will ' be published in the United States by TTie lacmillan Company, will be pub lished In England by Mills & Boon. Ltd, and. of course, will be translated nuu uuui isiiru. iulu luu s es.i luua iui clgn languages.' I N'ln-nafisinsr. I miv khv that I have now, entirely, completed; a .vorume of Hawaiian short Stories, that will fol low the foregoing serial and book "And v just now I am over 13,000 words done and swinging along on an v Hawaiian novel that, it Is my fond belief, no one in Hawaii will take of fense at while all Hawaii. I fondly , believe, will like the book. 'Please keep me posted on all im Iortant matters, and see that I am on the mailing list for - literature, pamrhlcts, , reports, etc, "etc r r "Sincerely yours. . "JACK LONDON." News of London's death came late last cvming In an Associated Press despatch which said: v J 11-. . CI.UFn, HI., .NOV. ..- JHCK Ixmdon. author, traveler and lecturer, died suddenly at his ranch home near here last night at a quarter to eight ' ; . "Yesterday morning, when his ser vant went. to call him at 6 o'clock. which was Imdon's regular hour for beginning his day's workhe found the author in his bed unconscious. Efforts to rouse himtailed and med ical help was lmm(liately summoned. me two local doctors called In pro nounced the condition of the : j'oung . author serious and a specialist was telegraphed for from San Francisco. "During the day,5 with the three physicians working over him. lm- don's condition improved, but at no time did he regain consciousness nor recoenlze those about him. Tn the evening he had a relapse and death came shortly before eight The direct niicft nf rlrat h u-aa Hi-irnncpH as uremia. : : "Mrs. London.' his sister, Mrs. Eliza Shepard, who Is the manager of the - nW Vn t ...V. T were with him when he died.' His Life ' Jack London was forty years old last January, a native of San Francisco. His life was an adventurous one. from the days of his early boyhood. By the time he was eighteen he had known me as a newsooy, as a longsnoreman. a bay fisherman, an oyster "pirate" and a sealer. Then, putting aside ad- dent of sociology and economics, put ting himself through the Oakland high .rh rul nnil ntorin th ITnlvorcitv rf ruHfnmla The lure of the North drew him from- his university course, .however, and he left his desk to join in the rush to the, Klondike. There, mush ing over the ChilkooL joining in the stampedes to the creeks and living with the rough miners of tho placer i I fVntlniert nn niB t a-r IIA7AA NEW YORfCSTOCK: MARKET TODAY i Following are the closing prices of stocks on the New York market to day, sent by the Associated Press over the Federal Wireless: Yester- Today. day. Alaska Cold .. ..... American Smelter .. American Sugar Rfg. American Tel. A Tel Anaconda Copper ... Atchison . . Baldwin Loco. ...... :-4 117 12734 104'.2 8274 88! i' 121, 118 117ft 128 A A C f 104'2 Baltimore 6. Ohio...... Bethlehem Steel ....... t. Calif. Petroleum Canadian Pacific ...... 1 CM. A St P. (St. Paul) Colorado Fuel & Iron... Crucible Steel ... .. Erie Common .......... 86 660 ?a 171 4 922 864 179 24'4 171'2 93!4 e e 1 30 Y2 87 274 179'2 118', 116 53 82 1C7 56ft 32i2 99 ft 125'4 234 233 147 125J2 122 122'4 103 64Va General Electric General Motors ....... 1 Great Northern Pfd. Inter. Harv, N. J... Kennecott Copper .. ..117 564 .. 8H'2 ..108 5634 31H 99?4 .. 125 .. 2VU ..230 .. 147s 124'4 ..121H .. 120 .. 101 '2 .. 63 Lehigh R. R New York Central..., Pennsylvania ....... Ray Consol. ......... Southern Pacific ... Studebaker ......... Tennessee Copper . , Texas Oil Union Pacific ....... U. S. Steel... ....... U.S. Steel Pfd....... Utah Western Union . . Westinghouce ....... Bid. tEx-dtvldend. JUnquottd. GOVERNOR ASKS AIL TEHniTDIlY to give Tins Annual Proclamation Says That No Place Hastore Cciise : y For bratituae In accordance with the annual custom. Governor Pinkham today issued his Thanksgiving procla- roation, recommending that Ha- waJi's people join in observance i of November 30 as a day of show- ing their gratitude through wor- shin and orayer. The oroclama- tion follows: The president of the United States having appointed Thurs- day, the 30th day of November, 1916, as a day of national thanks- giving and 'prayer, I recommend that the people of -this territory join in the observance of that day J in the traditional and appropriate manner, sso part or our vasi -r country has greater cause for thankfulness for general good will, prosperity and progress. It is, therefore, peculiarly fitting that the people of Hawaii should show their gratitude by assem-. bling at their places of worship or at their homes for praise, thanksgiving and prayer, by hold- ing family reunions, by entertain- ing strangers, by ceasing, from their accustomed pursuits as far as practicable and by abounding iu charity. I In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused . the great seal of the .terrl- tory to be affixed. Done at the Capitol in Honolulu, this 23rd day of November, A. D. 1916. -r (Seal) 4- ' (Sgd) LUCIUS E. PINKHAM. Governor of Hawaii. By the Governor: (Sgd) WADE W. THAYER, Secretary of Hawaii. CONGRATULATHTN Special Stav-BotltUa CW WASHINGTON, D. C; Nov. 23. A cablegram from Honolulu, congratu lating the president signed by L. I McCandless, J. H. Wilson and W. A. Bryan,' was made public at the Whiw House this afternoon. , ALBERT. 1 Following is the message to Presi dent Wilson, it having been forwarded from Honolulu on November 9, two days after election: r Congratulations and a' tfia from Hawaii." : The message was signed by L L. McCandlf ss, recent Democratic can didate for delegate; John H. Alison, Democratic n8.tk.ral committeeman, and W. A.: Pryi:!i, chairm.ni of tho Democratic territorial central .. coiu-mittee. DBOCRATS HERE HIGH EXPLOSIVE GIVEN TEST BY II New Invention Gets First Try out on Hawaii By Militia Force at Camp ' CITIZEN SOLDliRS ARE QUICK LEARNING PUPILS Infantry, Machine Gunners and Engineers Are All Gaining Valuable Instruction (Staff Correspondence by W. H. John son, Private, Machine Gurt Com pany, National Guard of . Hawaii). ' - .. NATIONAL GUARD CAMP, Red 1 1 ill. Nov. 23 After four days cf hard work the 1000 men of the 1st Regi ment, Hawaiian -National Guard, in camp at Red Hill are fast rounding into shape and learning the many les sons necessary before they can go into battle. Especially marked Is their appearance as they walk about the amp. Their shoulders are now thrown back and ,they step off with a real military air and when a command is given confusion in the ranks is miss ing as every man has learned just what to do and is doing it to the best of his ability.' The maneuvers Wednesday were similar, to those of the two preceding days except that they were more ad vanced and the men, hardened by the cut of door life, are able to do more and more each day. Protective Measure Taught In the morning the infantry, com panies continued to study extended order drill, fire direction and control and worked out the problems "of pa trollng oy companies in close order. Thtyiast is to teach ; the:' men '.the itself .wJiile on the march by throwing ont advance guards consisting of a point right and left flank patrols, connecting files, supports and the main body. , v- Afternoon, maneuvers consisted of a further drill' under war conditions, particular attention being given the companies in advance and rear guard duties and the proper methods of charging up and capturing a hill-held by a hostile force. The positions to oe taken were marked by flags. The officers of each company were ordered to take the hill in their own way and then afterwards they were shown how their methods could be improved. The separate engineer's company (Continued on oage four) F. Former Secretary of Kfcpiolani Estate Named Treasurer at ; Meeting Wednesday Election of officers at a meeting of the Kapiolani Estate, Ltd., at 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon resulted in the appointment of Jesse P. Makainai, former secretary of the estate, to fill the vacancy created by the resigna tion on Tuesday of John F. Colburn, manager and treasurer. Colburn'8 resignation from the of fice he h has held for so many years created but mild surprise in local busi ness and court circles. As reported In the Star-Bulletin yesterday, Col burn was asked to resign following a verbal altercation with Delegate Ku hio in the offices" of the estate on Tuesday morning. At Wednesday's meeting Kuhio was reelected president of the estate and his wife. Princess Kalanianaole. was J reelected vice-president A. N. Camp- bell of the W aterhouse Trust Co. was elected secretary and Attorney David ! L. Withington was elected a director. The officers and one person at large constitute the board of directors. A local businessman in close touch with the affairs of the estate said to day that Kuhio is now the largest stockholder in the estate and has been for about a year. He further assert ed that Colburn has never held stock In the concern unless, perhaps, an amount sufficient to warrant him hold ing an office. It is reported from an authoritative source that friction between Kuhio and Colbnrn, said to have existed ; for more than a year, was the direct cause of the president of the estate ealling for the resignation of the lat ter. Although known as manager of the estate, it is pointed out that this was not a regular office, but that Colburn, in connection with his duties as treasurer, looked after the affairs of the estate in the capacity of manager. ENG NEER CORPS JESSE MAI Alii IS SUCCESSOR TO 01 COOURN INSURANCE LAWS CHANGED VITALLY UNDER PICOPOSAL Territorial Treasurer Suggests Wholesale Action By Next Legislature PLANS ARE COVERED IN BOOKLET, ISSUED BY HIM Would Adopt. Standard ; Form for All Life Insurance Firms Working Here . Important and numerous, changes in the insurance laws.of the territory of Hawaii are, proposed to the legislature in an insurance code .just .completed by the territorial treasurer'a office and ' arranged I na booklet of nearly four ' The laws, are reviewed to this form' by the territorial treasurer, who by virtue of the office is also commission er of insurance. Copies of the book let have been sent out to -various In surance companies and others interest ed in the Insurance laws of the ter ritory.;. '' . ; :'v How important and far-reaching the proposed changes are is found, by a re view of the book which shows that 58 new provisions are contained in it, either as si complete, repealing of the present law or by provisions never before contained 4n the statutes.' Makes Law, Definite "It has been my aim to get a'more definite - law : upon .which i0 work," fays the treasurer regarding his pro posed changes,. and I have sent out these booklets ahead of time u tnresn out such detaHs with those interested in them as shall prove necessary. In certain cases ,,the law has not given the commissioner authority to act And 'this, should , plac matters more def- Inlterr in-Tiir-biaaj.. " r - - - Among the rv'isions- of the propos date are the following: v Provides Standard Policy Adoption of a standard form of fire insurance policy along the line adopt ed by the national convention of in surance commissioners; placing the title of ' territorial Are marshal upon the commissioner of insurance; grant ing the commissioner authority to re view rates of insurance ; statement that liabilities as well as assets of a company" shall be published ; mainte nance of a rating bureau by fire in surance companies. '' Through powers vested 1 in him as (Continued on page five) One of the prettiest of patriotic ex- 1 ercises ever held in the city was that this morning at 10:30 o'clock when the Stars and Stripes were raised at Punahou in the presence of a large crowd of students and towns people.' Governor Pinkham was present at the ceremony to represent the terri torial department, and the army was represented by Col. James H. McRae, adjutant-general - of the Hawaiian "de partment, and by Maj. Edward Car penter. All three men expressed pleasure with the ceremony. . : Acting President Li C. Howland had charge of the exercises, and the col ors were hoisted to the top of the mast 6y Miss Alice Moore, a member of the junior class of the academy. Students from both academy and preparatory school joined in singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" and America" during the ceremonies and other ' music was furnished by an orr chestra made up of the student or chestra and members of the Hawai ian band. PROBE IS BEGUN RAILROADS HEAR (Associated Press by Federal Wireless) NEW YORK, N. Y., Nov. 23. The new commission named by the pres ident to investigate the workings of the Adamson "eight-hour' law, head ed by Maj.-Gen. Goethals, held its first meeting oday, conferring with a dozen railroad executives. Later the commission will confer with the brotherhoods. ARKlSIi Allies Lose In Shipping Over 3 Million Tons German Official Statement Claims Enormous Destruc tion By Submarines (irmn Official) BERLIN, Germany, Nov. 23. Dur ing the month of October submarines and tcricdo boats of the Central Pow ers sank or brought in lift hostile trading ships, totalling 306,500 tons, some being sunk by mines. Further, 72 neutral vessels, totalling 87.000 tens, were sunk because they were carrying contraband. Since the war began, the Central Powers have destroyed of hostile mer chant vessels a tonnage totalling 3,322,000. Of this J50.00Q was , V , , , , . I Official reports of the land fighting today say that-there is nothing m- y una 11 1 uu lue oomiiie seviur. uu Trans jivanian front progress is being made near Orsova. Northeast of Mon astir Entente attacks failed on the German-Bulgarian front. 'SOUP POISONER' . prnnpe. Phpf nKMlinripIpin Jean UrpneS, lUei at MUnueiem Banriuet Last February; Thought Arrested 4 (Associated Press by Federal W'ireless.) . -:: ';: -f CHICAGO, 111., - Nov 23. A 4 4 telegram to. the Chicago police 4 4' from Spaulding,-Nebraska, states 4 4 that it is believed that Jean 4 4 Crones, the vanished "soup pois- 4 4 oner," has been apprehended 4 4 there. Detectives are going to 4 4 Nebraska to identify the man if 4 4 possible. . 4- Jean Crones, a chef at the 4 4 University Club, disappeared just 4 4 after a banquet last February 4 4 given in honor of Dr. George Wil- 4 4 liam Mundelein, Catholic arch-4 4 bishop of Chicago, who was given 4 4 the banquet on the occasion of 4 4 his accession to the Chicago of- 4 4 fice. A number of the guests 4 4 after partaking of soup, became 4 4 ill. It Is alleged that Crones was 4 -t- in a conspiracy to poison the 4 4 archbishop, as part of a gang of 4 4 conspirators who were to oper- 4 4 ate here and elsewhere against 4 4 noted men. " 4 - v.4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 TO HOLD OFFICE v (Associated Press by Feflersl Wireless) WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 23. Replying to the telegram of congratu lations which Charles E. Hughes last evening sent to President Wilson, the president tody telegraphed good wishes for years to come. Replying to the congratulations of cabinet members which followed the acknowledgment of defeat by the Re publicans, the president said: "This means four more years of active asso ciation for public service." The tone of his reply is believed to forecast an invitation to the cabinet officials to retain their portfolios. poiMprIest LOAN TO CHINA ; Associated Press by Federal Wireless) PEKING, China. Nov. 23. British, French. Japanese and Russian bank ers have sent to the Chinese minister of finance a joint letter of protest say ing that the loan of $5,000,000 by Chi cago banks to the Chinese govern ment violates the "reorganization loan agreement" because it is political in stead of industrial. Prospects of rival racing meets in New Orleans thi3 winter vanished when the Businessmen's Racing Asso ciation purchased the City Park track from H. D. Brown for 402,000. OF CHICAGO W BE APPREHENDED CAB NET HEADS MAY DE INVITED New Austrian Ruler Firm in War Attitude ri f' 'T ; : - : . j Austria's new monarch, Arch- j ! duke, (now Emperor) Jharies I :'. Francis. f , ; f . fAdsoruted Tr1 by Fdnrl AVirclfs) LONDON, Eng., Nov. 23. According to a Reuter despatch from A mater den. Archduke Charles Francis, the new ruler of Austria-Hungary, has is sued a proclamation declaring his. firm decision to maitnain the war until "a peace is seared which assures the existence and development of the monarchy." A Copenhagen despatch says that the heir to Emperor Frzncis Joseph's throne will assume the title of Em peror md King Charles I of Austria. Respect Shown: Dead Emperor at Capitol and All Consulates Except Allied Powers In respect to the dead Emperor Franf Josef of Austria-Hungary the flags of all the Central European and neutral powers represented in Hono lulu are flying .'at half staff today; the emblems of the Allies, however, still flutter from the highest points of their poles. The difference is the Central powers and all neutral jpowers have been officially notified , of the death; the Allies have not. Herman P. F. Schultze, Austro-Hun-garian consul in Honolulu, last night received, the first official announce ment of the death Iu a message from the embassy at Washington, D. C, reading: "His majesty our gracious emperor and king expired November 21 at 9:05 o'clock after a sliort ill ness." . Immediately following receipt of this message Schultze notified the friendly powers. He also cabled for full par ticulars regarding the funeral and offi cial observations of the same. The German and Austria-Hungary flags over IL Hackfeld & Co.,'s building were the first to be lowered to half I staff. No answer to the later cable had been received this afternoon. - An odd situation in connection with the observances following the emper or's death and resulting from the war in Europe has arisen here in which Dr. Augustus Marques is the central figure. As consul for the Re public, of Panama the doctor has been officially notified of the demise and; has acted accordingly, but as . the French consul he had been told noth ing and " officially, knows : nothing of the aged monarch's death. Governor Pinkham received official notice this morning of the emperor's death, issuing orders immediately that the flag be placed at half staff on the Capitol building, and acknowledging receipt of the news in a formal note to the Austrian jftsul. GERMAN SUBMARINE SINKS MANY CRAFT (German Official utKLl.N, oermany, :o. o. uni-r cial announcement says that a German' submarine cn November H sank in the English channel one French war ship, apjArently a destroyer of the Arc or Sape type. The submarine also sank six hostile merchant ves-( sels and the Norwegian steamer Ull vany, carrying war material for the French 'government TERRITORY RESTS IN TRIAL OF JAPANESE v.-" '.v V - I : After a week 01 examination of wit- nesses the territory today closed its ' case in the trial of- Takimi Tateishi, charged with- having shot and killed . Oliver Paakahili, who was second mate of the Inter-Island steamer Maui. ' BANNERS FLOAT AT HALE STAFF OVER HONOLULU TRANSVLVfl"lA DEFENSE i:0'.7 IS STIFFENED King Ferdinand's Dire Peril Brings Help From Czar's Forces GREEK GOVERNMENT BALKS AT DEMANDS OF ALLIES Report From Athens That Con stantine Won't Give Up Munitions . (AotiatcJ jrress ny reuersi ireiens BERLIN, Germany, Nov. 23. Stif fening up the crumbling Rumanian de fense on the Transylvania front, where the Germans have already occupied Ciaiova, capital cf western Wallachla, Russian reinforcements, rushed from the north and east, have been tent to the west and arc now on the fight ing line. On the west front today there was comparatively little activity owing to cad weather. British and French at (icKi were repuisca. The Russians have been repulsed at Smorgen. GREEKS REFUSING TO COMPLY WITH DEMANDS OF ENTENTE POWERS (Associated Press by Federal Wireless). LONDON. Eng., Nov. 23. A Reu ter's despatch today brings the pews that the Greek government has re fused to comply with the demand of the Entente Allies to surrender part Of Greece's supply of arms, ammuni tion and supplies. The tense situation is rapidly coming to - the , breaking point it is believed here,, , GERMANY MAKES BELGIUM. PAY STILL HEAVIER rniLc ur i nc uuuuucnun - t .j (Associated Press by Federal Wireless) ' LONDON, Eng., Nov. 23. The regular German levy on .: Belgium, made by the military government, has been Increased from forty to fifty million rrancs moniniy, 10 pay ine cost of maintenance of the army of occupation. - ' J GREEK STEAMER SUNK I)NDON. Eng., Nov. 23 Tho (Jreek steamer Hellna, plying between Greek and North Sea ports, has struck a mine in the North Sea, slak'ng soon after. ANOTHER TURK MASSACRE Ixindon, Eng., Nov. 21.--A. Reuter despatch received here suy that a paper of Transcaucasus prints the news that Turks have massacred riOOO Armenians at Syvas. RUMANIANS WITHDRAWN BI'CH A REST, Rumania, Nov. 1Z.--The Rumanians who hvw been with drawn from Jiul. Valloy now occupy their old positions. GETS 22ND TEUTON PLANE PARIS. France, Nov. IZ. -Lieut. Guynemer, noted French lnMtary aviator, today shot down his ?2ni German aeroplane. - HIL0 IS SAFEGUARDING ALL WATER; MOVE MADE TO CHECK TYPHOID CASES SUr-BuHetla Special by Matoal Wireless) HILO, Hawaii, Nov. 23. The water supply of Hilo has been found to be infected with typhoid germs. The health board has advised that precau tions be taken J by the boiling of alt water used, for human consumption. .Steps are to be taken to secure by. act of the next legislature a larger wa tershed area and to cut out the pres ent lower reservoir. Six cases of ty-. phoid have been found here. Dr. D. H. Currie of the L. S. public health service, has been wirelessed for, being asked o come on the.Wilhelmina and bring chemicals fcr treating water. Dr. J. S. B, Pratt president of the health board, received word of the typhoid scare in Hilo this morning in a wireless message from Inspector D. S. Bowman, stating that five cases are reported today and. that indications point to a contaminated water supply. With Dr. D. H. Currie of the publnv health service Dr. Pratt will leave to night on the W'ilhetmina. taking along a chlorine tank to be used at the reservoir and in the mains. Pratt said today that the water Jias been under suspicion for some time and that a sample received from there Tuesday shows contamination. The defense opened its case this morning, the first witness being Dr. C B. Wood. Further trial of the case will be had at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. '