VOL. XXXVIII, No. 59.
(ASSOCIATED PBEBB CABLEGRAMS.)
ATLANTIC CITY, July 20. Tho challenger defeated the
Shamrock I in tho trial races today. '
NEWPORT, July 20. Tho Constitution defeated the Reliance
K today on time allowance, by ninety-seven seconds over a course of j
CASSINI AND HAY DISPUTE
EACH OTHERS' STATEMENTS
PARIS, July 20. Count Cassini denies that ho assured Secre-1
tary BTay that Russia would concede tho opening of certain Manchu-
WASHINGTON, July 20. It is asserted at tho State Depart-
jnent here that Count Cassini pledged Russia to tho opening of two
j; crts in Manchuria. ,
King and Queen to Visit Ireland.
LONDON, July 20. Tho King' and Queen left today for a
visit in Ireland.
pope leo xm.
HONOLULU, H. T., TUESDAY JULY 21, 1903 SEMI-WEEKLY.
WHOLE No. 2505.
LEO XIII AT THE DEATHBED X)F POPE PIUS IX
The ceremony of tapping the head after dea th with a silver hammer, fas performed by the future Pope Leo1 XIII
as Cardinal Camerlengo, upon the, body of the deceased Pontiff.
Strangely impressivo is the method decreed for electing a sue cessor to tho Pontifical throne. 'After death is announced by tho physicians tlio Cardinal Camerlengo, President of tho Apostolic
Chamber, becomes tho head of tho church for tho time being. The laws of precedent declare that a successor must be chosen by a conclave of Cardinals ten days after death of tho Popo is declared.
But meanwliilo there is much to bo done much of detail and ceremony. 1 .
"When tho doctors have certified formally that1 all is over with tho mortal life of tho Pontiff tho Cardinal Camerlengo assumes charge of all affairs. In violet robes, and accompanied by tho Clerk9
of the Chamber, robed in black, he will approach the corpse and, tapping him three times on tho forehead with a silver mallet, will invoke tho dead Popo by tho namo by which his mother called him
in his boyhood, calling him three times:
"Gioacchino! Gioacchino! Gioacchino!"
If no sign of life bo given after this strango summons tho Apostolic Prothonotaries draw up the Act of Death. The Chamberlain takes tho Fisherman's ring of massive gold, worth a hundred golden
crowns, and, having broken it up, divides tho fragments among the six Masters of Ceremonies.
Tho secretaries carry all tho other seals to tho Cardinal Camerlengo, who breaks them also in the presence of tho Auditor, tho Treasurer nnd tho apostolic clerks.''
Twelve penitentiaries of St. Peter's Church with chaplains eo tho body shaved and embalmed with new perfumes. They vest it in the pontifical habits,, crown it with mitre and place a chalico in the
Lands. Tho great bell of tho Capitol, which only sounds when tho Popo is dead, knells unceasingly. '
Tho Popo lies in state in St. Peter's on a lofty catafalque, and many tapers burn in tho chapel of tho Holy Trinity. Through tho grille the faithful kjs3 tho feet After three days tho corpse is lapped
in lead. Two and fifty Cardinals of tho dead Pope's creation will put in gold and silver medals, having tho effigy of their benefactor on 0110 side and some notablo act of his upon tho other. Tho leaden
coffin is plnced inside a casket covered with cypress wood and walled up in some part of tho Basilica.
On the first and ninth day after death 200 masses of requiem are offered, tho first and last being chanted by a cardinal bishop, assisted by four mitred cardinals. On tho second to tho eighth day inclusive
100 masses aro said daily.
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I IPTflN'S RflAT SHOWS IIP THE
. BETTER THAN RELIANCE!
LEO END IN A
Scenes at His Bedside Were Most
Impressive A Sketch of the
Pontiffs Long Career Candidates
for the Papal Throne.
(ABSOOIAXEO PBE88 CABLEGRAMS,)
ROME, Italy, July 20 Pope Leo died at 4:04. o'clock
this afternoon, his last words before passing to his final rest
being the Benediction. The end came peacefully except for
a slight choking immediately preceding the lapse into insensibility.
The death bed scene was most impressive. The
dying Pontiff was surrounded by Cardinals, members of the
Papal court, diplomats and relatives, who had been sum-
I moned early in the day.
OREGUA THE NEXT POPE.
ROME, July 20. Tho body of tho Popo remains undisturbed.
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