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HOHOEDLU; STAB-BULLETIN, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1017 -
HAWAII'S MUSICAL FAREWELL AND
SACRED HYMNALS SUNG AT MAUSOLEUM
With Bowed Heads
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Wailing of Women Blends With Voices of Clergy as Remains
. are Lowered Into Vault Where Repose Others of Island
-"Royalty Military .SalvoS Add Martial Tinge "Hawaii
'iPonop is Heard - , , . :
(( LOHA oe, Aloha oe" ' ,
A . II Slowly and softly chanted the sorrowing members -of the Hawaiian
band as the koa-wook, casket, containing the mortal remains of Her
: Majesty the" late Queen Liliuokalani was lowered into the vaults of the Royal
. Mausoleum on Nuuanu street Sunday afternoon. . . : , ;
Amid the weird wailing of a score of Hawaiian women who surrounded
the stone parapet of the sepulchure, her own plaintive farewell song was
. caught by the gentle breeze that breathed over the scene of splendor, and
carried to the distant corners of the place : of tombs., VThe royal kahili3 .
waved for the last time and were carried down Into the .vault. Col. C. P.:
Iaukea and Prince and Princess Kalanianaole' bowed their heads .over the
..' casket as. the kahilis were ranged about the vault. Quietly ..the three with
drew from the place of the dead. The iron gates clanged to, for a moment,
drowning the wail of the .women above. I And Hawaii's last monarch was!
at rest. At rest until that day when Gabriel's trumpet r shall startle the
world Into the final resurrection. " -; .': :v- )
The burial services at the gravo
side were held, just before the casket
was lowered to the Vault The cata
falque,, bearing, the late queen drew
..up near the entrance to the sepulcher
and as the Sons of Kamehameha with
.t strong hands. tenderly lowered-, their
burden, to the ground the Hawaiian
' band struck up "The Star-Spangled
Banner.' the army and navy officers
. present standing at attention, while
the remainder of the people bowed un
A moment later as the pall-bearers
wheeled tUte casket forward to the
top of the stairway to the vault the
members of the band sang ; "Hawaii
The mourners drew closer. On eith
er side of the casket stood the kahili
bearer!, waving their farewell; ; Be
neath the , Kalakaua , shaft were .the
three" bearers of the late queen's
decorations. Between the vault and
' the ' crypt stood the members of the
t choir., il Beyond: the - Kalakafca shaft
vere the daughters xrftHawaiian'ar-;
riors and the Hui Manawalea. Ranged
WLheewa side 6j( the! difO-afafteto the J
'vault stooa thefHuf Kaahumatnvl mem-
rjand the Hui Kahuna." Near them
were the members or the congres
" clonal party and the territorial and
county government officials.
The. Right Rev. Henry Bond Res-
tarick, Bishop of Honolulu, and the
Rev. ; Leopold ; Kroll took their po
sitions at the foot of the casket, the
latter opening the impressive burial
"Man, that is born of woman," he
said, "hath but a short time to live
and is full of misery. He cometh up,
and Is cut down like a flower: he
fleeth as It were a shadow and never
continueth in one stay.
"In the . midst of life we are In
death: of whom may we seek for
' succor, but of thee, O Lord, who for
our sins are justly displeased?
Yet, O Lord God most holy,-. Oj
Lord most mighty, O holy and most
f merciful Saviour, deliver us not into
, the bitter pains of eternal death.
."Thou, knowest; Lord, the . secrets
f-our; hearts; shut not iThy merciful
''eart'to' cfur prayer; but 'spare usLord
. most holy, O God most mighty, O holy
- and merciful Saviour, thou most
- worthy Judge eternal, suffer us not,
at our last hour, for- any pains of
death, to fall from Thee."
Earth Cast Over Bier
Following this part of the service
the bishop pronounced the committal,
and at the words "Earth to earth,"
etc' the Rev. Leopold Kroll formed
a crqss of the earth as he sprinkled
it on the casket. ,
"Forasmuch , as it hath pleased Al
mighty. God, in His wise providence,
"' to take oUt of this world the soul of
our deceased, sister, we therefore
commit Jtier body to the ground; earth
to; eartfi, ashes to ashes,; dust to dust;
' looking jfor the general resurrection Jn
thelast day, and the life of the world
to 'come,- through our Lord Jesus
' Christ?, at, whose second coming ' in
- glorious' majesty to judge the world,
Ji the. tearth : and the sea shall ; give up
their dead; and the corruptible "bodies
of those who sleep In .Him shall be
- changed, and made like unto .His own
glorious . body; according . to.N the
mighty working whereby He is able
to subdue all things . unto HimselL"
.Led by R. Rudland Bode, organist
of St. Andrew's Cathedral, the choir
"I heard a voice from heaven, say
ing unto me, write, from henceforth
.. blessed are the dead who. die in the
. Lord; even so saith the Spirit; for
they rest from their labors."
Rev. Leopold ." Kroll intoned the
"Lord, have mercy upon us. ,
"Christ, have mercy upon us.
"Lord, ha.ve mercy upbn us.
' After which all Intoned the Lord's
Prayers Mingled With Wailing
Intermingling with the .weird wail
ing that continued throughout the per-
f ormance of the last rites, the Right.
Rev. Henry Bond Restarick, Bishop of
Honolulu, eaid the final graveside
prayers for the late queen:
"Almighty God," he said, "with
whom do live the spirits of those who
depart hence in the Lord, and with
whom the souls of the faithful, after
they are delivered from the burden of
the flesh, are In joy, and felicity; we
give Thee hearty thanks for the good
examples of all those Thy servants,
who, having finished their course in
faith, do now rest from their labors.
And -we beseech Thee, that we, with
; , all those who are departed in the true
' faith of Thy holy name, may have our
"perfect consummation and bliss, both
' in body and soul. In Thy eternal ' and
everlasting glory; through Jesus
' jChrist our Lord. .Amen."
- "0 merciful God, the Father of pur
. , Lord . Jesus Christ; who is the Resur
rection and the Life; in whom whoso
i ever beljeveth, shall live, though, hb
die; and whosoever' liveth, and be
lieveth in Him shall not die eternally;
; who also hath taught us, by His holy
Apostle - Saint Paul,; not to bo sorry,
.:. yas men 'without hope, for those who
a6leep in Him; we humbly beseech
. -Thee, O Father, to raise us from the
V death of sin, unto the life of righteous
Vness; that, when we shall depart this
life, we may rest in Him; and that, at
the general resurrection in the lastJ
day, we may be found acceptable in
Thy sight; and receive" that blessing,
which Thy well-beloved Son shall then
pronounce to all who love ; and fear
fi'hee, saying, come, ye blessed chil
dren of my Father, receive the king
dom prepared for you from the begin
ning of the world Grant this, we be
seech Thee, , .0 merciful Father. 1
through Jesus .Christ, . our . Mediator
and Redeemer. Amen.; v ' : L ;i '
: The grace of bur Lord Jesus Christ
and the love of God, and the fellowship
of the Holy Ghost, be with us all ever
As the casket , was placed upon the
carriage-way down "which, it was to be
sua to me vault; tne choir chanted:
"Peace,: perfect peace. In this dark
world of sin? .;. .v- : r'
The blood of Jesus whispers peace
within. :;v. ';'fV.M-
Peace, perfect peace, : with " sorrows
':x surging round ? ;; I
On - Jesus'; bosom " haught but . calm is
; - found. , :: r .frV&'SlX '. '&r
Peae; perfect .peace,? our ; future all
- unknown? 'f rH4!"1'"
Jesiia 'xh we kno w, and :. He ;is rl ola the
'I a, thronel :'-H:. . .'C& ':
C ing,us and ours?.; ,.V '
Jesus has vanquished' death and all its
'. powers.- ; : : :.y ' . 4 -It
is . enough : earth's 'struggles soon
shall cease; , r- ,.;
And J esus call 'us to heaven's perfect
' ; peace." : " '. v .
And then rose" the chant of "Aloha
Oe,' Aloha Oe'' from the members ;o'
the band, to be taken i up in a lower
fcey by the royal kahili-bearers. The
notes of the late queen's own farewell
song ; eddied over the heads of the
hushed assemblage and were swirled
along by the swaying tops of the royal
palm trees. .-
t Beyond the " barrea gates of the
mausoleum grounds the huge throng
of people who had followed the funeral
procession, from the royal palace . up
nuuanu- street was - still a moment
under the spell of the plaintive poem
of sound. " Within the gates; beneath
the vptllarJike -,i stately Balms; their
cient aynasties, the members of the
various Hawaiian societies stood rev
erently 'gazing towards the gieen
mound topped by the granite Kala
kaua shaft which overlooks the en
trance to the v,ult , ; .
Ranged about the driveway that en
circles - the crypf andnhe' vaults, the
soldiers' of the Hawaiian National
Guard clicked their heels to attention.
About the entrance to the sepulcher
the kahili-bearers moved their plumes
in fond farewell; the women wailed
their sorrow, and the members of the
congressional party, the army and
navy officers reflected in their gaze
the sympathy they felt for the Hawai
ians in their loss.
The Sons of, Kamehameha gently
lowered the casket down the steps to
the vault. Overhead the bright sub
tropic sun beamed from' a blue sky
flecked with white fleecy clouds, and
through the trees traced weird pat
terns upon the scene of bright colors.
The vivid greens of the grass, the
blood-red shirts..of the old volunteer
firemen, the black of the women, the
gleaming yellow cloaks of the Hawai
ian men, the multi-colored kahilis
all set in the gray-white pillars of the
tall palm trees presented a picture of
splendor and sadness never to be for
gotten. And as the dying notes of
"Aloha Oe" passed away, from out of
the blue above there dropped a snow
white butterfly that fluttered down
over the yawning chasm of the vault,
hovered a moment .and then flew
away. The little white fairy of an
other world had come and called the
queen's soul to that land "from whose
bourne no traveler e'er returns.".
Once more the wailing of the Ha
waiian women broke out. The kukui
torch-bearers snuffed out their lights.
The pall-bearers walked slowly up the
stairs from the vault, some with tears
making fresh grooves on their per
spiring faces. Colonel Iaukea togeth
er with Prince and Princess Kalania
naole, passed into - the depths of the
sepulcher. The royal kahili-bearers
moved slowly into the vault. Four
Boy Scouts carried the stands for the
kahilis and the plumes were placed
about the bier. A moment after the
kahili-bearers had returned from the
vault, the Prince and Princess Kala
nianaole came out; :
From across the street boomed the
ttiwieix unng a gravesiae saiuie,
three reverberating concussions, and
as the third and last salvo died away.
the gates of the vault clanged to and
Colonel; Iaukea with bowed head
climbed slowly up the stairs. !
Then the. wailing of the women
about the parapet came anew.: The
members of the various Hawaiian so
cieties crowded about the " head of
the stairway td the sepulcher for one
last look at the casket that held the
remains of their queen.' The - forma
tions of the various societies about the
grounds broke up. The bearers of
kahilis of other households "-' moved
away and the torch-bearers gathered
up their poles and marcned to the
gate. y . -
The members of the. congressional
party sauntered to their waiting auto
mobiles and the clergy Who had per
formed the last rites departed. .
Representatives of the : army and
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Under the "Kalakaua Shaft"
HAWAIIAN FEARS NO:
HARM FROM RIDING ON
CATAFALQUE WHEN EMPTY
Hawaiian people have their super
stitions, as have all other races, but
the Hawaiian superstitions do not In
elude fear of the dead or anything sug
gestive, of the departed, if the-proof
can be supplied by one of the poolas
who was among the 200 who pulled the
1200-foot rones attached to the cata
falque Coming , down the ; Nuuanu
Mir utters the cereMbfty Wa ofer4, be
clamper ed upon-the cataf caique: for a
free ride, smiling, cheerfully, at the ap
prehension written on the face of some
of the spectators of other; races.
Hawaiian superstitions - are really
traditions, often based on occurrences
of nature that to them portend some fa
ture event, to which they look calmly
forward with little evidence of fear. So
often have Hawallans predicted com
ing events that it is difficult for old
residents always to be skeptical of
their prophecies. 1 ;
As is known, the more ancient Ha-
waiians predicted the passing of an
alii some one of royal blood a few
months ago, when school after school
of little red fish began to come into
the island bays from the deep sea:.
Only on rare occasions does this' hap
pen, and Hawaiians always look upon
their coming as a sign that an alii is
to pass on to the great beyond. :
CROWN ON CREST. OF
Significant to some of the passing
forever from this earth of the last
monarch of Hawaii was the accidental
severing of the crown from the crest
of the royal catafalque as it was be
ing moved from the mausoleum.
Passing beneath a tree, this pinna
cle crown was caught upon a limb. A
slight change of the direction in which
the vehicle was being moved released
it, only to be caught again a few steps
farther along. This time a heavier
limb broke it free from the catafalque.
It was picked up and placed upon what
a few moments before had been the
bier of the departed queen.
Epochal of Queen Lilluokalani's life,
a thoughtful observer remarked at the
"Crowned a queen, to be dethroned
within a short time, and lnow. gone tor-'
ever from her former realm." .
WALK TO SHOWTHEIR . '.
RESPECT FOR QUEEN
Because he felt that it would show
more respect for the dead queen,
whom he had served so long as a
physician, Dr. W. C. Hobdy.' yesterday
walked with the procession to-; the
mausoleum. The Reverend Leopold
Kroll, f or whem a place was reserved
i n of thft fliifnmohilps used hv tha
clergy, also preferred to show his re-
spect by; joining the walking proces
sion to the cemetery, and - kept his
place with the choir. . ;. , ; v.
navy left their places. . The brawny
poolas gathered their black and white
ropes, and drew the empty catafalque
away. The Boy Scouts vere marshal
ed out. Capt. J. C. Hall, In command
of the 9th Company of ; Coast Defense,
which had acted . as a, guard for. the
grounds, ordered1 his . men In' line.
Slowly the ; group, and . one iby one,
those who . had .been i permitted to en
ter the grounds departed. Only a score
of Hawaiian -women remained.. r,'';.
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tiona. in Western ; Australia" will result
in the return of 32 Ministerialists and
16 - members of ithe; Official; Labor
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at the Royal Mausoleum during the funeral exercises. Some of the splendid
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Representatives from . 'eleven coun
tries were present at ih$, funeral ser
vices of the . late Queen Liliuokalani
Sunday, morning. The members of the
consul corps gathered ie apitql
where !they paid! theirflat respects.
They'later rodein aulmobiles in the
procession to Nuuanu cemetery. Mem
bers' of : the consular corps present
Dr.. Augustus Marques, Belgium,
France, Panama and Russia; A. D.
Castro, Brazil; J. W. Waldron, Chile;
Tsz-ang Woohuan, China; Dr. F. F.
Hedemann (acting for his father, C.
J. Hedeman, who is away from the ter
ritory), Denmark; E. L. S. Gordon,
Great Britain and Italy; Consul Gen
eral R. Moroi and Vice-Consul K,. Mu
ral, -Japan; W. Lanz, Mexico; H. M.
von Holt, Netherlands; L. M. Vetleseri,
Norway; Bruce Cartwright, Jr.; Peru;
Agnelo da Cunha Pessco, Portugal; L.
G. Gil, Spain.
Those consular representatives who
were. In uniform, with various orders
and their epaulets and insignia, made
a picturesque personal feature.
THRONE ROOM EMPTIED
SHORTLY AFTER CASKET
OF QUEEN IS TAKEN
With ; the removal of 'the great cas
ket containing , the body of the queen,
the historic throne rodm of the Cap
itol once the palace wherein Liliu
okalani had .reigned took on an im
r sdiate air of desolation.
The tall kahilis that had stood
about .the bier; the picturesque Ha
waiians in their gorgeous capes, and
the numberless wreaths and floral de
signs that had stood all about the
large room all were. gonte and the
room was silent and almost tenantless.
Not' quite. Two Hawaiian women,
faithful in thei devotion to the queen,
remained behind. After awhile, when
the procession had left the -Capitol
grounds, they , too departed and the
room was empty, except for fragments
of floweft; a few chairs, some stand
ards and tamouret8 . that had : been
used for various purposes,' and the
faint perfume of the -flowers, . still
hanging fragrant In the air.
ORDER OF CHIEFS OF
WEAR YELLOW CAPES
i Seven well-known . residents of Ho
nolulu represented the Order of,Chiefs
of Hawaii in the. funeral retinue. This
order includes "haoles"jin Its mem
bership. It now has a membership of
about 150. ;4, . ; Vh. '.' :
Representatives of the order who at
tended' the funeral together wore
about', their I shoulders a yellow cape,
the symbol of the order The chiefs
of Hawaii who attended as represent
atives of j the i. order were George Da
vis; acting chief; - John Hughes, J.. J.
Smiddy, Dr St D G.;Walters, Fred
Harrison; S. S." Paxson and William T.
Rawlins r: H :
The art of : cambnf lage or protective
coloring, was demonstrated when the
big .wagons .of . the 1st Field Artillery
rolled ; Into - the' t-green, tree-dotted
square, across Nuuanu- from the mau
soleum groundsv " The brownish-green
guns could -" scarce: bet ; distinguished
from this street at first glance against
he background;"" I '
A-Tefet soJoiiKhonoi io andn- mem
ory 6f the tqneen wasrenderei swith
impressive beauty . and ; . appropriate
musical character on- Saturday after
noon at 4 o'clock, when Mrs. J, Chris
QDay sang in the hushed audltorluTn
of Kawaiahao church. ' .
Her selection for the occasion was
"Face to Face," by Herbert Jphnsoh,
and she gave, splendid rendition of this
composition with its . mingled pathos
and hope; . .' ' .; " - :
During Mrs. O'Day's previous ; resi
dence in Honolulu she frequently sang
for the queen. Of air the many 'selec
tions with which she had delighted the
monarch InN her. aging years, the queen
was most fond of this song. ;
POLICE LEAD FUNERAL
While motorcycle officers dashed
ahead; clearing- the streets of ; traffic
and spectators, three mounted officers
of 'Honolulu's police force slowly
swung Into position, and riding' stal
wartly erect, led thet funeral : proces
sion from the Capitol gates to the en-
trance of the cemetery. Directly be-
hind the three mounted officers : came
capiain ox rouce..M. w weeanam, ioi -
marched in squads; of four abreast' as
they left the entrance gate. $ Directly
after leaving the Capitol, the: sixteen
police officers formed a' line i stretch-
pig across the street, and this order
was maintained .until - the ' cemetery
was reached. Here, the police formed
on each side of the entrance to . the
mausoleum grounds. r:;- J.- v s if p
t Uniformed in blue helmets; blue
coats, white trousers add white gloves,
the squad which- led the 'procession
presented a striking picture. s As the
motorcycle 'i officers sped past, ' clear
ing the streets, the three mounted offi
cers rode slowly along; as though.1 cog
nizant of the solemnity 'of the "occa
sion; Then came the' sixteen, police
officers, their line . reaching from curb
to curb.. As the spectators caught the
first gleam of white from of f icers'uni
forms, a hush, fell upon the crowd; It
kept silent while the procession slow
ly' passed; ; . - -::;: f:' t :.:
These sixteen officers and the three
mounted men were; the only police in
the-ptocession. The remainder of the
force were on duty along the fine of
march, at the Capitol, and ' at . the
cemetery. ' f ' ; ; :'-."' '?Y
, The three mounted officers who led
the procession were - Officers : Tripp,
G eorge Holt1 and Ed Holt , P i j; -
LOCAL JAPANESE PAY
RESPECTS T0 QUEEN;
MARCH AT FUNERAL
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Local Japanese of Hawaii paid their
respects ; to the memory of ; the . late
Queen Liliuokalani : Sunday; morning
when more ; than SO members of the
Japanese Association of Hawaii mar
ched in " the funeral f procession. r K.
Ishida, a prominent member ; of : the
organization, had ; charge ; of the ar
rangements. y-i" K-: -. - K ..
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floral tributes and sjlent mourners, with
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t Seven women of, the Kaohelelani so
ciety were the first women marchers
in: the funeral. line. They wcie Pressed
entirely In purple The name cf the so
siety signifies, literally, ..rTo.Gc to
Heaven." - .
marched, the full distance frcm the
palace grounds to the, mauspleum they
also walked back the; entire distance. -
-; Even though the heat was felt in the
long march by the soldier boys of the
United States regulararmy, it was two
native sons of. Hawaii i who suf fired
most from its effects. They vere na
tional guardsmen, both of them - faint
ing from 'over-exertion, shortly after
reaching the mausoleum. , Rest and
water quickly revived them.. .. . .. y
Captain George Cummings, deputy
sheriff of Maul; Captain George
Desha, : bookkeeper of the Waiakea
Plantation Co., Hilo, and Lieutenant
Julian Yates, one of the Hawaii super
visors, were some of the National
Guard officers from the outside islands
who were In '.j command of the four
companies of. guardsment ' . :
- it is estimated that tuere were near
ly 1500 women marchers in the queen's
funeral procession. All were me&bers
of tbe many Hawaiian societies In Ho
nolulu. j prmce and Princess Kalanianaole
Jroi9 to a Mack limousine directly be-
;bmd pallbearers, who were follow
ing the remains of -the queen. The
prince and princess were in deepest
black; " : : ;y--i?Jr-y-:7"'.
- Women retainers of the queen , were
garbed in sir& holokus of a deep black.
They walked directly ahead of the ca
tafalque.. :'v- -r-::
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After the royal casket was lowered
Into the crypt and many of the Ha
waiian mourners had started to depart
a "Hawaiian woman ' became to over
come with grief that she could hardly
be' induced to leave. Her sobbing af
fected the Hawaiian women .so much
tEat the grief partly suppressed dur
ing -the final burial ceremony broke
out afresh in sobbing walls.from those
who were nearest and dearest to the
queen. " ' t - 1 .
John T Baker, one of those who car
ried the orders and jewels of Liliuoka
lani, was at one, time governor of the
Island of Hawaii. The: other Hawaiian,
Henry Bertelmann, was formerly on
the queen's staff. The Japanese offi
cer who carried the Japanese order,
is a sub-lieutenant; on the cruiserToki
wa, K. Oka. -'v'v y'lz:'A
- There! were 50 automobiles, in tha
procession; most carrying from six to
eight persons. "";-";" ; S ;'::lX' .
x. Senator Stephen L. Desha, known as
the Silver-tongued Orator of Hawaii,
came down from the Big Island to at
tend the funeral services; - He march
ed with the Kamehameha order, of
which he Is a member. : L . : : : ' ' "
A' brilliant bit of old Hawaii as:It
was during the day of the Alit was
portrayed by the Sons and Daughters
of Warriors, whose contijibutlon to the
great funeral procession was; spec
tacular and Impressive. ; ,- : :
Practically all of the Hawaiians who
marched with the Sons and Daughters
of Warriors are direct descendants of
if At. ' . . . m
men In khaki as honorary guards.
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old Hawaiian royalty, women as ..well'
as men. Each man in the parade
represented a warrior, who had fought
in the battles of . the Kamehamehas.
'The fine work done by the poo!a3,
or, stevedores; brought . expressiona of
praise all along the line of march.- All
of the men were sturdy specimens of
the Hawaiian race; and they did their
work. with a precision and carefulness
that. was good to see.; ? .....
Many of the kuial nuts contained in
the torches carried by the poolas drop
ped to the ground as - the procession
moved- along. 1 These were -eagerly
seized by tourists and others as souve
nirs, of Hawaii's last regal funeraL :
Many of the older women, members
of the Hawaiian societies that march
ed in ; the procession, chanted and
wailed as the coffin, containing the re
mains of the quren, was removed from ;
the throne room to -the catafalque.
Nearly 200 men and women, mem.
bers of the Latter Day Saints organic
zations, marched in the procession.
. Thousands of photographs and hun'
dreds of feet of motion picture film,
were taken at the ceremonies yester
day- Photographers were everywhere.
, The singing oM Aloha Oefiby mem
bers ; of the Young People's League
wfcfor stood on the balcony, of the exe-
cutive building, was a beautiful, and
Impressive feature of the ceremonies.
The singers were led by. Charles E.
King.:; . ; ; - :
.Every hat went , off, and : everyone
stood , at ' attention while a military
band played r"The Star-Spangled Ban
ner? and, "Hawaii Ponoi," the Hawai
ian anthem as the coffin was being re
moved from the throne room.
1 - Soldiers, sailors and marines of
Uncle Sam fraternized with the sailors
from the 'Japanese cruiser Tokiwa:
Sunday morning In the capitol grountl3
during the wait while the funeral ser
vices were y being" held in3ide the
throne room. -They compared .guns'
and uniforms and explained to "each
other the value of their national coins.
The Americans were particularly im
pressed with f the huge ' clasp , knives
that the . Japanese, carried in their
breast pockets. - ; .
. Whila the Americans stood at ease
or lounged la the grass of the capitol
lawn during the hours preceding the
start of - the ' procession they found
comfort in their cigarettes, i It vas
interesting to note the Japanese who
smoked only in a formal way. Onco
during the wait "the : Japanese com
manders called out . an 'order, and in
stantly; cigarette cases appeared a3 :t
bymagic throughout the group. At a
second order the sailors lighted their
cigarettes and in : a : moment were
smoking uniformly and comfortably.
; The long double line of poolas that
drew the catafalque tothe cemetery
did not see the end of their task, when
the casket had been deposited at tLo
mausoleum. -L The entire line kept
order and : pulled the carriage L zc":
again to town. , ; : ; .
: In front of 1719 Nucanu street, .Vr.-..
A." J. Paschal, who had been vrztz: '
the procession from the sI-3 cl t
street; fainted. :-. She wa3 renov: t
nearby'house and later to t:r L:
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