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EVENING DULLBTIW, HONOLULU, H. T., MONDAY, DEC. 30, 1901.
la thoso days with the elegance and great variety ot
choice matorlali the selection of aultablo holiday presents
la made comparatively easy, and the beautiful ancient custom
of gift-giving has becomo a most popular one.
8uggcsUons,'however, like the ones we offer below, are al
ways or great valuo to the buyer and although wo have not
the space to glvo prices and descriptions, wo will be pleased to
show you through every department
QRA88 LINEN DOILIES, CENTERS, TABLE COVERS,
hand embroidered In linen or silk. GRASS LINEN HAND
KERCHIEFS, CREPE SILKS, PINEAPPLE SILKS, SILK
SHOPPINO BAGS, HAND EMBROIDERED 80FA CUSHIONS,
8ILK UMBRELLAS, KID GLOVE8, LINEN HANDKERCHIEF8
PURSES, CHATELAINES, BELTS, FANCY COMB8, FANCY
HOSIERY In black or colors LADIES' CAPE8.
Children's . Coats and Jackets,
Infants' and Children's Socks,
Hosiery, Bonnets, Caps, Dresses,
Slips, Underwear, Etc, .: .: .:
we have an elegant assortment ot TRIMMED
" HAT8 for Lndtcs nnd Aliases, and a good range
ol shapes which we can trim upon short notice
Sachs' Dry Goods Co, Ltd.
Death Dealing Switch
In Mchierny's Store
Theo. H. Da vies & Co., Ltd.
SOLE AUENT5 for
Alsen Portland Cement
Roche Harbor Lime : :
Dick's Balata Belting :
GRAND REMOVAL SALE
For one week only commencing Sat.
urdsyy November 18, our entire stock
will be offered at reduced price on
account of removing to Robinson Bile,
Hotel street, on 8aturday, November
23. Qlve us a call apefconvlnc. your
self of our low prices.
14 Hotel Street, near Nuuanu.
General Merchandise. Dry Goods, Groceries.
Japanese Provisions, etc.
MAGOON BLOCK, MERQHANT iTREET.
- . O. Box 886 alalia.
above Hotel .
BIQ HOLIDAY 8T0CK OF TOYS.
Many new 8tayles Table Covers, Embroidered both of Grass Linen and
Embroidered Piano Covers, 811k Handkerchiefs, Etc.
Heavy Pongee Silk and White 8llks, Victoria Lawn, India 'Lawn and
Laces of all kinds. New stock of Swiss Embroideries.
DRY GOODS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.
P. O. BOS 99)1
' THE OLDEST 'CHi. v-SB FIRM IN HONOLULU.
Dlt I FtM SlUu ! Ohm Umm. ChlniM io Jiinm OooU ol All Kltlt
The Bulletin, 75cts. per month
Cbas. GooFal, a Hawaiian-Chinese,
aged about 20 years, was killed by con
tact with an electric light Switch In
Mclnerny's clothing store between 6
and 6 o'clock Saturday night lie had
been In the habit of turning on this
very switch for years past and had
never before even so much as received
a shock. The electric works people
deny that anything was wrong with
tho switch but from Inquiries about to
day, It would seem that there was a
great deal' tho matter with the whole
S)stcm In the neighborhood ot tho
clothing store where Goo Kal was kill
ed. It was at about 5 o'clock Saturday
afternoon that a strunger entered the
clothing store to buy a hat. It was be
ginning to get dark and so E. A. Mc
lnerny called out to Mr. Stevens, an
employe In the store, to turn on the
lights. Goo Fal heard the request and
called out: "Never mind, Mr. Stevens,
t will turn It on."
Goo Kal went quickly to the placo
where tho switch was, behind the Kort
street door, on the right hand side.
As it happened, there was a heavy
glass umbrella case against the door so
that the young man would have had
to move this before getting to the
However, there was an easier way
whlcji was to reach In between the door
and the casing. The young man had
turned on the lights In this manner
hundreds ot times before.
The lights began to burn dimly and
In a flickering manner and the people
la the store, happening to glance to
ward tne door, saw Goo Fat with his
body drawn close to the door frame.
He was standing on the Iron door step
with his left hand on the Iron pillar
or support. His right nand was on the
switch. On his face there,was the look
of Intense suffering whlcn was horrible
The first Impulse ot the people In the
store was to rush In and pull tho young
man away from tho death dealing
switch but Mr. Mclnerny, realizing the
great danger, called out to tho em
ployes who were rushing forward:
"Don't touch him; you will bo killed."
Mr, Stevens then seized an umbrella
from the rack near by and, reaching
over for the switch from behind the
door, turned off tho current. Immedi
ately, the now almost lifeless body of
the unfortunato' young man fell for
ward Into the arms ot Mr. Mclnerny.
He was not dead. Ills eyes were open
and he was looking In a dazed way at
That Goo Fal was still conscious Is
proven Jay the fact that, when told to
close his eyes In order that water
might be used on his face, he did so.
Some of the water did get Into the
young man's eyes and he blinked but
that was all. He never opened them
again. Whiskey was brought and giv
en to the dying man. Very little passed
his lips and tne next moment, froth
was Issuing rom bis lips.
In the meantime, doctors had ben
summoned. Dr. Cooper was the first
on tho scene. Tni.ing oft his coat, he
started In to work the man s firms
abovo his head hoping by this means
ot artificial respiration to bring back
the lite that was vCl but gone. The
heart was still beating very faintly.
A little later, Dr. Sinclair arrived
and assisted Dr. Cooper . Dr. Cooper
arose from tho floor to prepare an in
jection ot strychnine when the last
faint flutter of tho heart was felt and
at C o'clock Goo Fal was dead.
The patrol wagon was summoned Im
mediately after the accident and had
waited while, the doctors were busying
Whpn life WAR nroiiouncerl extinct, tho
body was taken to the police station In
the patrol wagon.
High Sheriff Drown summoned tho
following Coroner's jury: C. D. Wil
son, Ralph Gere, A. P. Taylor, John
Wise, J. Kalanl and F. Ilerlowltz. At
tho police station, tho evidence ot iho
two doctors and Manager Gartloy of
the Hawaiian 'Electric Co. was taken.
Mr. Gartley said that the voltage on In
the Mclnerny circuit, ut about 5 o'clock
was 110. He explained that there were
two circuits tho primary which car
ried 2200 volts and the secondary
which carried about 110 volts. Tho
latter entered the Mclnerny store. Ha
stated that the current was not suffi
cient to kill a man under ordinary cir
cumstances. In answer to a question
asked by High Sheriff Drown, Mr.
Gartley answered as follows: '
"If the secondary current was cross
ed by tho primary, there might hate
been a higher voltage, but I had a man
climb tho pole opposite the storo right
nttcr tho accident and ho found noth
ing out ot tho way thcro to Indicate
that there bad been any crossing ol (
wires. I had the service turned oft Im- (
mediately upon hearing ot tho affair, .
and the lines were thoroughly examln- j
cd. I have, not yet heard of the results
from my men." !
Mr. Gartley stated that, as far as the
location of the accident was concerned,
everything was favorable to tho boy
receiving a shock. He was standing on
an Iron threshold, his left hand did not
catch the wooden but the metal part
of the lever. Tho soles ot the Bhoes
were damp from perspiration. Th
shock could have been received by
touching both poles of (ho switch at
tho same tlmo and holding to nn Iron
bar wlch was grounded,
Tho body was sent to tho morgue
later on and the Jury wob excused un
til 1:30 o'clock this afternoon, at which
time the result of the post mortem ex
amination will be made known and tho
Jury will then be able to determine, on
a verdict. ,
The statement Is made In this morn
ing's Advertiser that nil the Indica
tions observed by the physician per-
tormTng tho autopsy, pointed to bad
I neuiiu. luu iiean wus paio iu uiujvju-
ance, small and all signs pointing to
Mr. Mclnerny was seen by a Bulletin
reporter this morning and, In restcuse
to a question, he stated that Goo Fal
had never shown a single sign of phy
sical weakness of any kind whatever.
He was always at his post of duty early
In the morning, remained until late
at night and was working the whole
time.) For such a small man, he was
remarkably energetic and wiry. No
work ever seemed to be to be too diffi
cult for him and he was continually on
Continuing, Mr, Mclnerny said he
hnd often sent Goo Fal out on errands
to Walklkl. If the weather permitted
It, he would Invariably ride out on a
bicycle, making the round trip In an
Incredibly short time and returning
fresh and ready to take, up nny other
work which might be assigned to him.
A Bulletin reporter made other In
vrstlgatlons this morning and found
that, notwithstanding Mho statements
of the electric company men, there
was something radically wrong with
the electric system In tho vicinity of
the Mclnerny clothing store Saturday
evening and night.
At about tho time of the accident at
Mclnerny's the lights In W. C. Pea
cock & Co.'s went out, accompanied by
a pyrotechnic display. The fad per
formed some queer antics, emitted
sparks and then It too stopped going.
The performance of the electricity was
so sudden and unexpected that one ot
the employes rushed out of tho stora
and Into tho Mclnerny's shouting:
"What's the matter with the lights?"
At Cunha's, something else happen
ed. Ono of the ;bojrs took hold ot a
small light switch to turn off the light
As ho did so, he was raised several
feet off tho floor by the current. An
other one of the boys received a simi
lar shock. All of which goes to show
that with tho state ot affairs In exist
ence Saturday night. It Is dangerous
to go near any switch, no mittcr how
Tho switch In the Mclnerny storo
proved dangerous "under favoralio
circumstances." Such "favorable cir
cumstances" are liable to occur again
at the same placo or at other places at
any time. The two poles of the switch
were touched by Goo Fal; It Is possible
for others to touch the some poles.
Hllo, Dec. 2G.-iMcmhcrs of Kllauea
Lodge, F. and A. M., will Install their
ofllcers on Saturday night when then
will bo the usual banquet and speech
making. Kllauea Is rapidly growing
In membership and In Influence, no
better evidence being required than
the Incorporation of the Masonic Hall
Association by members of the lodgo.
Those who will look after'tho welfare
of the lodge for the ensuing rear are:
John T. Molr, W. M.; George H. Wil
liams, s. W.; Frank A. Medcalf, J.
W.: N. C. Wlllfong. Treasurer: I.
E. Ilay, Secretary; John U. Smith, 8.
D.i Irving D. Schocn, J. D.; T. C.
nidgway, 8. 8.; W. A. nay, J. 8.;
Gilbert F. Mule. Chaplain: H. 8.
Overcnd, Marshal; William llohm, Tyler.
Mr. Molr Is a Mason of moro than
twenty j ears' standing, having been
passed and raised In tho Ancient Kit
winning, of Montrose, Scotland, a lodgo
whoso charter Is dated 1745. Ho af
filiated with Kllauea when It was 'es
tablished hero about five years ago
nnd has occupied ono office or another
slnco then. Ho has declined to act as
master bofiro nnd accepted tho exalt
ed offlco this year at tho urgent solid
tatlon of tho members, with whom lm
l.i extremely popular.
ucorgo ii. wuiiams. tno next in
rank, has been treasurer ot tho lodgo
for tho past yenr nnd Is gradually
forging ahead. Mr. Williams Is Past
Chancellor Commander of tho Knlchta
of Pythias Lodgo here.
Tho following newly elected officer
of Hawaiian Chapter No. 1. Order ol
Eastern Star, will bo Installed In the
lodgo room. Masonic bulldlnir. this
evening. They aro: Mrs. K. K. nich
nrds, W. M.j Florcntln Souza. W. P..
Mrs. K. F. Macklc. A. M.: Mrs. H.
L. Shaw. C: Mrs. J. L. Shoemaker.
A. C.i Miss Mabel Peck, Treasurer;
U. E. Illchards, Secretary. Herald.
PAIN-KILLEIt, so Justly celebrated
was Introduced to the public about six
ty years ago. and now enjoys a popu
larity unequalled by nny other mell
cine. For the euro of dysentery, cholera
morbus, rheumatism, coughs and colds,
scalds, 'urns. etc.. It Is without an
equM. Sold by all durgglsts. Avoid
tubstltutes, there Is but one Paln-KIIl-cr,
Perry Davis'. Price 2Sc. and 50c.
The entertainment of the Hoys' Bri
gade, In headquarters Saturday night,
proved most enjoyable. The hall wa
well filled although there Is no doubt
whatever that n lnrgo number of'peo
plo were kept away by tho threatening
weather. The feature of the evening
was a scries of stcrcqptlcon views Il
lustrating tho life of George Washing
ton nnd tho history of the United
States. John Waldron, superinten
dent of tho brlgndc, explained tho
mcnnlng of the Illustrations. The Ka-
ItnnUn Oulntet furnished music. A
The question naturally comes to many delegation from tho Y. M. C. A., with
people: "Why are not tho switches. ihyslcnl Director Young at the head,
Axed so that there will be no favorable K!no nn exhibition of' athletic excr-
clrcumstances and no touching of two , c. At tho close of the entertain-
poles at the same time,','
Omaha Bee: President Roosevelt
ment, refreshments were served.
has pushed the button and
will do the rest.
"When you are ready, Gridley, you may fire
When the Admiral's hair was in
dinger, he waa prompt to uoe
Coke . ....
He writep as follows concerning
it: "I havo uoed COKE DANDRUFF
CURB for tho past year and found
it an excellent preparation,"
It io guaranteed to cure
Dandruff, Itching Scalp,
Falling Hair, and to.proiota a
vigorous, healthy growth.
Imitations are plentiful but ineffectual.
the genuine sold everywhere.
Coke Shampoo and Toilet Soap,
A delightful toilet soap. Gives the hair and'ekin the gloss
an! glow of youth and perfect health.
A.R.Breme.r Co. Chioagb.
Hobron Drug Company
-v Fort and King Streets.
Bo sure you get
.: MEN :.
Havo much to say In favor of tho new enclosed Arc Lamps'
MR. W. W. DIMOND says: "I cannot say too much In praise of
theso lamps; they glvo a soft, penetrating light, evenly distributed,
and without fluttering or noise. They are the best lamps I have ever
MR. W. H. SMITHt Manager of Manufacturers' Shoe Co., says:
"They aro tho best lights wo havo over used, and I tako great pleas
ure In recommending them.'"
We havo many other such recommendations. We will Install
these Lamps at a small cost ana they will give you flvo times the
amount of light ot tho Incandescent at the same cost Durn eighty
hours with ono trimming. For further Information send us a postal,
or ring up Main 390, and we will be pleased to call at your office.
Hawaiian Electric Co., Ltd.
King Street, near Alakeo.
PRICE . ,
HAWAIIAN TOBACCO CO., Ltd.,
Corner Merchant and Nuuanu Sts. P. O. Box 9T9.
Metropolitan Meat Co.,
Fresh Meats and Fish fl
by Every Steamer
From the Coast that has Cold Storage.
Choice Beef, Veal Mutton.
(ft Lamb and Pork always
Also Poultryf Salmon and Halibut.
FOR 8ALB AT
The Metropolitan Market, King St., Tel. 4J.,
1 he Booth, Fishmarket, Telephone 379.
Central Market. Nuuanu St.. Telephone 104.
i Topeka State Journal: Tho Presl-
Congress dent's message created scarcely a rip
' pie on the surface of the financial sea.
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He Gets the Bent,
when he selects
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ot which a new shipment consisting of
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Sole Agents, Hawaiian Territory.
OAHU CARRIAGE MF'G CO., Ltd.
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Bat. Beratanla and Pauahl.
Tel. Bin. Ml.'
P. O. Box 878.
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Only competent help employed.
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