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TnB HAWAIIAN STAH, MONDAY, MAY 19, 1902.
four. THE HAWAIIAN STAR DAILY AND BUMI-WHKKLY. Published every afternoon (except Sunday) by the Hawaiian Star Newspaper Amootritlon, Mil. ritANKU 110008 Malinger. MONDAY, MAY 19 1M2. THREE Al'THOUS GONE. QulU recently three pionitnont literary men of our country have been removed by the tincrrltiK nd merciless luut'u" of death. First there was Frank Stockton who tiled a few weeks ago, and then last Thursday's mnll brought tin news of llrqt Hurte's dentil and of ttf Pnul Leicester Ford's murder. They Wt'fo V)f cssentinlly different typos, but onoh had had a distinct Inlluonee not only In hlH own country but wherevor is KiiKlIsh Inngungo was spoken. When death struck Stockton he was Bllll producing, nnd Ids latest work Is supposed to bo In such shape that It can appear In posthumous form. There la always something sad In reaching the unfinished work of nn active mind. No ono can read Dickens' unfinished "Ed Win Wood," or lluhver Lyttcms' "The Parisians" without experiencing the fooling- of sndt.ess Inherent In life. Tho minds of tho authors wore clear nnd distinct. They know In what direction llio story would go. and the lesson that should ho taught and einplinsl7.ed as tho closing paragraphs would be written. Wo may guess them, but how bald nnd commonplnco Is our guess, compared With what would huve the brllllnlit Cllmn-c which ouch of these writers would have concluded. Stockton's forto lay In humor of a subtle, not of a broad kind, and In tlio occnstonnl presentation of a dllonimn i Which ho loft the rending world to HOlVO. Of the former class Rudder Grange, Mrs. Allshlno and dozens of Hlmllnr stories belong. Of the latter tho ltlOHt famous Is "The Lady or the Tiger" No ono has ever decided which door wnB opened. Mr. Stockton was nlsV) successful In soino children's books. Ills "Advontures of Captain Horn" enn cor- ! tainly bo classed with stevonson s "Treasure Island," It Is us thrilling, and It contains some admirable character Sketches. Stockton made the English epeitklng world laugh In honest, hearty tones. There never was any harslinoss In his mirth. And to lose such a man was a loss to literature and to the world JJrct Hnrte's career had practically closed years ago. Not that ho did not write, but ho ceased to crcnto. lie had for the past twenty years been simply redressing the puppets of his brain and moving them about from one part of tlio Slorrus to another. Cut what a vein Ilret Harte had struck In tho 'novontlos, h'ow lie showed to tho world In his short stories when thoy teemed fresh from his pen how rich a field there was In the country, what humor and what pathos could be found In the ' miner's cabin, In the bars und In the gambling saloons even. Every thing that he had seen In this way he laid un der contribution, and he put his char acters amid the most romantic und yet exhilarating of scenery. One could bear tho roar of tho waterfall, the tinkle of conelllbies among tlio southern troops llio mountain streams, smell the aroma ' vho never surrendered hut wont to of the pines and the redwoods, shudder 'Mexico, nnd to the South American Ho over the deep abysses, the gloomy can- I publics. Most of thoso have long ago yons and shiver at the snow storms gone to their ovurlustlng home. Only that covered everything with tholrhoro and there n specimen is found, white pall, and united saint and slnnor It Is very evident tiiat llio majority of in one latt, long', sleep. tho Boers are anxious enough to start No one can forget how In the early Into their regular and peaceful nvoca , seventies the 'ILuck of Iloarlng Camp," tlons If the irreconnlllblas will only let "MIIss," "The Exiles of Pokor Flat," them. "Tonnesseos' Partner" and others created Just as much of a furore as Klpllngs' "Soldier Tliree" did a, decade or so ago, Bret Iiat'tc has left his mark mid a distinctive one upon our liter ature, he had, a path which many have followed. They have looked for mate rial at trotm and not abroad. It Is In Paul Leicester Kord it Is that our literature has suffered the most serious loss. He was suddenly cut off land It Is doubtful whether they will by violence" Mien he bad established look with equanimity upon the acccs lils reputation and could have put fdrtn sion of a Prince of the House of Ho- thoiigiits of value, and sketches of ab solutely historical accuracy, Ills "Honorable Peter Stirling" Is (one of the Jlneat studies of character extant, and the knowledge of politic and their rna- Jllpulatlon which It displayed was won- derful, especially when one knows what kind of wan Ford was personally. On the other hand his "Janice Meredith" "wm for superior to (he average histo ric I novel, e catted. Ford whs not a tmn 4 to "read up." He was like Walter eoU, w knew. He tnftfht have to sesreh up epleldes, for greater mrvy, but the nufilflctleHs of our 00toftll snd early federal history were Hfed in hi brali.. In him there has Imn a dlstlm-t loss, and one not easy Kb repla -If we have beetl prt(rrseiug corn- mneUUy a4 IndustrUlly, we bve aio J proaressing wltb wonderful stride Im Mtetmture. Though th. i.m.u.n ..i. JWt of 1k wMeH come from our pemM eon tains much that is ephem eal. Mitek that U. ironbleae, tber Is a 4 residue Mbk will M ioag afur ! eu !' MV paeaed ay, ttnA rtm murty gene'ratiow of readers bare ymmvit mr,' fo writers ttehmg inmk mmkioh, Mrvi Marie sad )aul IMemUr Yt4 nM M- United U(ee JMI4 U yrwut it having matured Mrfl lfgr Utmrn, mxnmi to omk. t om k Un a great fast- m ry m un, vmm Mat, mu tn Mm 4 ru4lU Jutm Wise aa a 4eie mf km ,immmm JfewwJt JIMMtastM tm I. - "ww sasasw asi.aji asst assM aaSjasMssa niaiasM mkk small pivots do great events sumo times turn. It was true that John did not know what sixteen to one meant, but that was a minor detail. Politi cians of Mr. Wise's calibre are not sup posed to know what party cries mean, they arc only supposed to shout them. Hut sixteen to one Is not to be eon lined to tho United States. Grout Brit ain hns been Invaded by the baleful cry, and curiously enough It Is support led by King Kdward VII and tho whole I band of olllclals connected with the coronation ceremonies. In spite of tho two houses of Parliament there seems n determination to aunere 10 mis slogan of sixteen to one. Of course It Is a very curious thing thnt a conserv ative sovereign ami his olllclals should adopt Mr. Wise's motto, or should fol low In tho steps of tho Democratic party. It shows how American Ideas aro spreading all over the civilized globs. Walt, however, this Is not John Wise's sixteen to one, but another six teen to one which that statesman may ho ttblo to understand better. At the coronation exactly sixteen Inches of sitting room Is allowed to ono peeress, and there Is much trouble among the stout Duchesses, Countesses and so forth. Of course tho willowy peeresses nro',all right, but there are peeresses whose noble curves require somewhat more than sixteen Inches, and there is no hope to be gained from tight lacing. What aro tho poor things going to do? The horrid order should have been is sued before, and then there might have been nn exodus to Carlsbad, but what a Bplcndld opportunity there must have ' been for some enterprising Yunkeo with un nntl-fat remedy. "Guess air 'other bottle will take of the last half inch, Duchess," ho would brawl "Countess, two bottles more, or we can never make a lit of It." It must have i)een a groat lime for accurate mens urement. Tills Is the Hrltlsh sixteen to one. Pity tho fat Peeresses. It Is of no use forming nn opinion of alleged cruelties In tho Philippines un til all the evidence from both sides is Tll0 charfteH ,. uolnfj US0(1 fm. (l political purpose, nnd when such Is the cure, one must look very carefully to the evidence. In spoaklng of premonitions of tho volcanic disaster In the West Indies people go back to tho earthquakes of Guatemala, but as far hack as Febru ary 10 of this year a tidal wnvo ton feet high struck tho wholo cost of Salvador. Ono small coast village was Inundated and all tlio houses swept away, many peoplo being drowned. Ono can under stand tho fenr Hint 1b now felt through out tho Central American coust towns of a tidal wnve. It looks very much ns If tho end of lioor lrrogulur warfare Is In sight, in act any mourner may bring un the news Unit Ponce hnB been definitely proclaimed. Thoro will bo some irre , cuncillbles who will not come In, but I who will endeavor to escape north iward, probably penetrating as far as the Congo Free State. There were Irroi. Should the young Queen of Holland die, leaving no diiect heir, there will bo a nice complication among the Euro pean Royal Houses, Ciermany regards Prince. Ailrecht of Hohenzollcrn as tlio ntarost heir. Whether this will be sat isfactory to tho Dutch is quite another thing. They have not taken kindly to Queen Wllhelmlna's German husband. hcn.ollcru to the throne, which many of them would regard but as u step to wards eventual absorbtlon into Ger- . many. IJut it will not be only the Dutch who will object. The Jealousy of France and the fears of Belgium will be aroused, as neat a complication us ha occurred for a century or two among the Continental European stales hangs upon the frail thread of an all- log woman's life. European dlplo- ntatlsta are studying genealogies very carefully Just.no. Affairs In China are by no means satisfactory. The anti-foreign feeling is mm strong aa ever, ami, as usual, Is displaying itself in violence toward the missionaries. Before this century lias 'passed its first luster it will have to th guestlon again. The ' t-hieae aovenment is not a govern- went aa we Westerners understand governments, but we will jieralst in so regarding it. When we have Itad our repreaentatives nmrOmul once or twiee we shall begin w umUtrttutml how we MWtt at. Te aMact of the ooewiMttion ot ' r tM allied troops was ! HotMB' The Jiapertal family returned in IriHMph to the eauital. TWe are the eleimeala of much trouble u, the western commercial nations In China duriag the present century. One of tfoe glaeeat dangera ilea in the KoaesMlltv that tae Cbinaae aay U iaugtit to I ftmt wuwim is mwvAl ana .'hJoa naaMuea tnt0 tr( Ma mtmi powerful of itm miUtm liU I ttnu mmm mm- mmm vm M a. mm' kg awaMs BRUSHE OK Every Description nnd tho Bcbt Qunlity. Wo carry n most Comploto Lino of to bo seen n this city. If in need of either article call and exam ine our siock. FORT STREET Classified Ads in Star. One Insertion, per line 15 cents. Two Insertions, per lino 25 cents. One week, per lino 30 cents. Two weeks, per line 40 cents. One Month, per lino CO cents. Ad under " Situation Wanted," Inserted free until lurllur oolite. for Sule Bulldlinr lots in College Hills, Favor- able terms to hotneseekers. Apply to V C. Jones or Jonathan Shaw, Judd Build lng. riiillti u(,ti TJriumn tmnt HnriM Trim sit line will' pass the door. Apply at otar oince. 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