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nvunmu uunLKUN, HONOLULU,!!. T.T WEDNESDAY. FED. 12, 1902.
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TOLD IN THE BARN
Big Sacrifice Sale
Before giving you tho prices offered In this salo let us doflno the
policy of tho sow management regarding advertising bargains. Our ad
vertisements, as wo stated last week, are to glvo news of new arrivals
In Btock and from time to ttmo offer Bpcclal Inducements. We want ev
ery lady to know Sachs Dry Goods Co. will not offer a bargain unless
It Is a bargain. That Is tho truo mission of tho advertisement, and
you will find It faithfully carried out at our store.
Reductions for one week only
VALUES NOT CONSIDERED
Wo must mako room for tho Spring Goods which will soon arrive.
By taking advantage, of theso cxtr aordlnary prices you will savo from
one-third to one-half on standard dress materials. After tho salo nil
the goods wilt ho sold only at regular prices.
Remember only this week
UEGINNINC MONDAY, PEU. 10.
Boo the goods displayed In w Indow and Interior and nolo the follow
CAMEL'S HAIR GOODS
In fancy plats, extra fine all
42 In. wld $ .75 EOc
46 In. wld 1.00 70c
52 In. wide 1.25 80c
Fancy Checked Suitings
Deuclo effects; 6G In. wide.
Regular price, $1.25 yard.
Sale Price 75c
In fancy plaids, extra flno all
flno range of shades; double
fold; regular price, COc yard.
Sale Price 45c
Polka Dot Cashmeres
all wool, positively now, double
fold; regular price, (1.
Sals Price 80c
all wool, beautiful combination
42 In. wld $ .75 4Sc
44 In. wlde..$1 to 1.25 65c
All Wool Cheviots
fancy materials, 50 Inches wide;
regular price, $1.25.
Sale Price 65c
Fine F. Flannels
newest designs In fancy stripes,
polka dots, caBhmero effects.
Regular prices, $1 and $1.25.
Sale Price 75c
Silk Striped Waistings
very latest designs, all new
goods; regular price, $1 yard.
Sale Price 80c
DONT MISS THIS SALE
li. S. SACH'S DRY GOODS CO., Ltd.
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Tholo by Cilnedlnit, Washington.
SENATOR DEPEW'S NEW WASHINGTON HOME.
When .Senator Ohnunccy M. Dcpow returns from his hone innoii tour In
Iluropo mid Mitles down In Washington, lie will tnKe IiIm bride to the fiitnous
old I'oiformi tiiiliilon. which was owned mid occupied by llunlel Webster
when secretary of state. Tin- Iioiim- Ik situated In the wry center of fash,
loimbte WiiHblnctoii. Through the tree of Liifnwlto square In front may bo
seen glimpses of the While Unlive, while near by are several exclusive club
house!) mid the line home of Secret, li'' liny.
HOW UNCLE SAM FOLLOWS
THE POST OFFICE THIEVES
Hawaii's recent experience with "One day there camo up n terrific
robbery of United Staton mall on rainstorm nnd with this came n happy
board the local steamer gives Interest thought to tho Inspector who had tho Vin lav 11 Is vear as I ill u trylnz to
to tho following Interview with a post- case In hand. Ho. carried n bucket , ' "n ?' "" '' n" ' "'
The men lu the field walked all the
forenoon getting up tlie hay nud in
the afternoon they bestirred them
selves to get It Into the barn before
the shower, which they saw coming,
should oertnke them. Thu last load
was Barely under tho shingles when
tho big drops began to fall, nnd for nn
hour or two there was n drenching
The men, a Jolly crowd, gatncrcii in
tho barn to escape the downpour Aft
er tiey had gossiped and cracked
Jokes n while, "Slim j'oto" Jones ad
dressed himself to "lko" Drummer
nnd said, "Say. Ike, tell us something.
One would think you had lost nil your
friends and novor expected any more.
Tell us a story of some sort. No inat
tcr If 'tisn't cry smart.
"I don't want to tell stories to peo
nlo that won't believe 'em. If I tell
u good story, 1 want to have It bo
"Give us your best. We'll believe
It If It will be any ncrommodntion."
Well bellee It nil r.gh., ' echoed
Tom Hcrrlck. Job Simmons nnd II.
FranMlu Morse, as ho pompously cnll
cd himself. Jack Staples lay back on
a pile of hny nnd awnltoa results.
Well. 1 II tell j ou a little story, but
I don't suppose you II bellee a word
of It. You know I was down to Now
York n couple of years ago.
"I remember It." said II. I'ranklln
"I was down thcro at tho same time.
"Well," continued Ike, "I was around
tho city looking at tho sights, and
finally I drifted down to tho wharves
whoro the shipping lay. I noticed one
ship that had Just come In, nnd slid
wns loaded with needles common
sewing needles. They hnd been dump
ed looso Into the hold of tno ship, and
there were three men down In the
hold of the ship with shovels tnrowlng
those needles right out looso upon tho
whnrf. And there on the wharf, II
you'll believe It. was an old blind wom
an who threaded those needles as fast
as those three men could throw them
out. There; I don't supposo you will
believe a word of that story.
"Don't think we'll bcllcvo It!" said
I'ote. "Guess you ain't acquainted
with your audience! Guess you didn't
know I was down In tho hold shovel
ing with all my might. naven't sweat
While waiting for our new storo In tho Sachs' Dultdlng to be
completed, we have moved temporarily into the FISHER BLOCK, op
posite LOVE BUILDING, where we arc prepared to sell the same ex
cellent standard of furniture as we haw always mado It a point to
Our temporary quarters arc very handsome and a visit from you
will be welcome.
PORTER FURNITURE CO.. LTD."
Flutter Block, opp. I.ove Bid.
SMITH PREMIER TYPEWRITERS
Still in the Lead Always In the Lead,
HIGHEST AWARD AT PARIS EXPOSITION
HIGHEST AWARD AT BUFFALO EXPOSITION
It's time to turn over n n cw leaf If you have never used the
Smith I'rcmlcr. Superior In construction and cfllclency. Send or
call for catalogue. ,
G. W. MACFARLANE,
MACHINES SOLD, RENTED AND REPAIRED.
Weekly Bulletin, $1.00 per year
Tel. Main 311.
Pontoftlcc Uox 57
WHY THROW $40 AWAY
by paying $100 for a typewriter when you can get an up-to-date
Btrlctly high grado machine
The Wellington Visible Writer
for $60. This machlno Is a revolution In typewriters. Ono ot
many endorsements given tho Wellington Typewriter Is as followa
"Wo mako tho statement positively
that they oro absolutely tho best, ex
celling all others In simplicity, dura
bility and accuracy. Wo nro using 75
of them In our Philadelphia and Now
York stores. Thoy novo our unquali
"(Signed) JOHN WANAMAKER."
We have Just received n shipment of theso typewriters and
will be pleased to glvo full particulars regarding same.
Theo. H. Davies & Co., Ltd.
office detective by n Washington of water Into tho loft and dashed It
Times writer: on tho overhead plastering Just over
"No thief Is harder to catch than the tho distributors. Naturally a leak
ono who robs Uncle Sam's mail. Ills was sprung nnd a workman, who was
methods arc Ingenious; tho plunder 13 taken into the confidence' of tho In
easily hidden or destroyed, nnd his rim- speitor, wns sent Into the loft to mako
cnllty Is well masked by tho honesty on Investigation,
nnd Integrity ot associates. I'ostclllcy "Accidentally, on purpose, his foot
thieves nro not arrested every day, nl- went through tho wet plastering, leav
though valuable letters and other nr Ing n hole. Of course, to rcpilr this
tlelcs are stolen nlmost dally and an It would have been nccessarj to do
army of shrewd Inspectors nro on tho the work from the distribution room
alert. and. as this was not done, the clerks
"Positive proof of guilt must he In .went ahead with their work, while tho
tho possession of the Inspector beforo ' Inspector looked down nt their every
an arrest Is made. Clrcumstnntlnl o-1 movement trom tho supposed atel
Idence counts for nothing In this juM- dentally-made nolo.
ness. It may send n man to tho penl-' Nabbing the Thief.
tentlary for some other offence, lint I Finally bo was rewarded by seeing
not for robbing tho malls. In almost, one of the oldest employes of the of
every instance arrest means convic
"A postoflleo employe never knows
when hu Is being shadowed. Kven
when not under suspicion of theft ho
may be watched outside of business
hours to seo If he Is spending more years.
flee slipping letters Into his pocket.
Tho Inspector got out of his place of
hiding, collared the clerk, and found
tho letters, every ono of them con
taining money. Ills confession was
full, and he went up for a number of
money than his salary will permit and
if he Is galloping with a fast gang. It
sometimes happens that an inspector
may not be able to provo his man n
thief nnd the man Is turned looso with
n verdict of 'not guilty' ns his certlfi-
"A German, named Namath, gave.
the Inspectors a world of trouble In
tho same city. Thousands of letters
wero missed, and goodness only knows
how much money stolen. It wns u
caso which puzzled the department.
keep that old woman nt work; and the
other two working ns hard as I did. I
saw you loafing about there, and won
dered whnt greenlo had come to town.
"Why, don't ou Know, said Jack
"my wife's cousin lives In New York,
and that old woman Is her grandmoth
er. Tho old lady Is ninety-eight years
old, nnd Isn't quite so spry as she wns
when Bno wns a few years younger
My wife was down there on n lslt at
that time, nnd sho says the old lad)
wasn't feeling well that day. If she
hnd been, five men would hnve been
requiied to keep her going. She got
n little overdone tho night before
There was n swell ball and the Dilko
of I'lcklcburg wns to bo there and they
Insisted that tho old lady should be
there and dnnco with him. It wns lata
when sho got home, nnd naturally It
nffected her Bpecd In tlueaulng nee
dles." "It beats all." remarked Job Sim
mons, "how things do turn out. My
daughter Kttlo wns over to Deacon
Tiiomass nuout that time calling on
Cynthy Thomas. Cynthy. you know. Is
all carried away with missionary work.
Kttlo camo homo and told us how (he
Greenland Society for tho Promotion
of Homo Comforts Among tho Ksntii
mnux had given nn order for seven
million lace pocket handkerchiefs to
cnto of honesty, but he Is not wanted nnd after weeks of tho closest Investl-1 ,e distributed among tho Ksquimnii
PER S. S, "ALAMEDA"
New Line Golf Shirts
very latest In tho market.
SILK AND CRAPE SHIRTS. PONGEE
SILK FOR SUITS, direct from IEig Orient.
DIG LINE OF KIMONAS. -
Robinson Block. Hotel Street.
General Merchandise. Dry Goods, Groceries.
by tho department any more. I gallon It was decided that tho crook
"From one point of view It Is won- cd work was not doue In the postuf
dcrful that there nro so few thieves fico.
among tho many thousand clerks wiui I "Then nn outside campaign wns bo-
work on tho malls, first nnd last, for gun. and Namath was arrested whllo
great temptations constantly rise, as 'Mealing letters from ono of the sliest
they linndlo tho millions of valuable boxes. He did not hnvo a key, but
pnrcels. used a wire for extracting the letters.
It Is known that theso clerks soon i8 operations were confined to tho
leain to toll by the ery touch of n boxes In the business bcUIoiis, nnd
letter whether It contains money, ir he admitted ho hnd stolen not less
so Inclined It would he an easy matter than ten thousand letters before bo
for the dishonest clerk to slip letters was caught. Thu nmount of money he
into his pocKot anil open them in tlie got could never bo ascertained, but
privacy of his room. he must hnve secured n snug sum.
"That tho cases of dishonesty nro ills own confession scut him to the
compaiatlvely few Is a high tribute to -pen' for a long term,
tho moral qualities of the postofilcn j Few Arrests In Washington,
clerks. "Did you ever think nbout the fnet
Caught by Drugged Mucilage. that but few arrests' hnvo been mado
"Years ago, on one of the old star hero in Washington? There's n pow
routes out in New Mexico, hundreds erful army of postoflleo employes here
ct letters containing money, drafts, , but they seldom go wrong, and yet In
checks and other valuables wero stol- spec-tors nro no more numerous here
on. At first letters nnd nil disappear-! than In olhcr cities,
ed, but tho thieves changed their I "A few years ago we had an Inspect
mode of operations nnd simply stolo.or who was regarded ns a cracking
the contents, lesenllng tho letters and good man. Ho wont wrong, but. thnnk
.ending them on. Ab letters pass goodness, It wns ofter ho resigned
through tho bands of many clerks. It. from tho service. Ills daughter ro
BIG SHIRT WAIST SALE
FOR ONE WEEK ONLY. ALL WAISTS MARKED
BELOW COST. GALL AND EXAMINE THEM.
A. A. MONTANA,
Lending DrcKHiniilln House nnil Millinery Pnrlors.
Arlington mock, Hotel St. II. Pi DAVISON, Mnnnrjer.
The Germania Life Insurance Company,
OF NEW YORK.
Paid to Policy Holders stneo 1SC0 for Death Claims. ..$21.3"3,4C9 CS
Tor Matured Policies 7.5O7.G0S 27
Dividends and Surrenders 13, CDS, 131 37
Total $15,577,212 29
Manager for Hawaiian Islands. JUDD DUILDINQ.
Evening Bulletin, 75c per month
women. To till this order seven thou
sniid women were employed night nnd
day. 1 li-y couldn t take time to
tnread their own needles. When tho
thread was out In one tney threw It
nwny and took one that wns threaded.
They kept sending wngons down to tho
whnrf for fresh supplies of threaded
needles. It kept a doen horses on the
"I enn testify lo the truth of thnt
fiory." said Tom Derrick. "1'w got
half n dozen of those handkerchiefs,
brought home by Tim Smith, who was
among the Isqiilmnux In n whale ship.
lie got em ror a plug or tobacco."
"I am well acquainted with the cap
tain of that ship, said II. I'ranklln. i
"Ho was the skipper of a fishing!
schooner n low jears ago. and I took j
a tilp down to tho fishing grounds ,
with him. He wns doing something I
nbout the deck one day. and taking Ills
gold watch from his pocket by some
accident he dropped It overboard, lie
mourned a good deal over tho loss ol
that watch: but It w.ib gone, and there
wns no help for It. Hut n day or two
afterward I ..ad my lines out fishing,
nnd I hauled up tho jtre.it grandfather
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fish I ever saw. Well, wo dressed that
fish, nml when wo camo to open It.
there wnB the skipper's gold watch In
Its hlomnch. And that was not all.
There was a pair of gold-rlmmed spec
tacles some lunkhead had lost over
hoard, u lady's gold locket with n pic
.Japanese Provisions, etc.
MAQOON BLOCK, MERCHANT hTREET.
IP . O- Box 880 IMIaAriL 2ic
DIG HOLIDAY 8TOCK OF TOY8.
Many new Btaylet Table Covers, Embroidered both of Grass Linen and
Embroidered Piano Covers. Silk Handkerchiefs, Etc.
Heavy Pongee Silk and White Silks, Victoria Lawn, India Lawn and
Laces of all kinds. New stock of 8wlss Embroideries.
DRY GOODS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.
" -"-- -- UM'I i 1 1U1I I VII III! IIM' Hlt'lll Kill 1111 I (11 lit' I
Is difficult to locate the thief. I received nn appointment nt n thriving 0r nil codfish. It wns the biggest cod
"Months ot faltnrul worlt resulted town in ucorgin iih postmistress, mm
In nothing being dlscotered as to the bad been there six or eight months
Identity or tho thletes. Finally there .when the father suddenly concluded
was a happy solution ot tho trouble. thnt he wanted to go to the same place
"Ono of the Inspectors procured n nnd open up n real cslnte business,
quantity of different kinds of drug I "Well, ho resigned ns a postoillcn
nnd Kent other Insnectors over the en Inspector and moved to Georgia, lie
lire louto with distinctions to make s got the run of the olllee of which liln I tun nf tlm nuk'n of I'lrlilnlnirir In it
tour of book Investigations, and while daughter wns postmistress, and pietty ,, (rowii all, theio was o wad of
thus engaged, to pluco somo of om- soon the olllco wys robbed of several ;(,n "o-dollnr bills. I restored the
kind of tho drugs In tho muellngo bo hundred dollars. It was a bungled wntrh to the skipper: my best girl Is
tlo at each olllee, taking caro to mako Job nnd no dlmculty to amount t" wearing the spectneies. and I have
n memorandum which would show tit anything wns experienced In saddling found out that the locket hnd been
what ufneo the drug had been placd tho Job on the young lady's father. Hi ktolen from the old lmly who threaded
"It us not long before a registered illu tlmo in uoiumnus penueniinry. those needles, nml she Is wearing It In
letter camo through with money gone. "It always struck me that If this . t. )OSOm of her iliess now. The mon
ey Is Biibjevt to the order of the man
who can tell n bigger ilo tlinn I can.'
The shower wns now passed, and
upon grass nnd leaf and flower the
sunshlno sparkled as if the heavem
had opened a treasury of diamonds nnd
sprinkled them over tho rejoicing Innd
senpo Tho bow of piomlso spanned
the blackness nf the eastern heavens
as n token thut the storm wns past.
I or ....
WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION, - one year
COSMOPOLITAN, - - - - one year
SUNDAY AND EVENING BULLETIN, three months
SPECIAL PRICE FOR ALL THREE
P. O. Bos v.
THE OLDEST CHi. SSE FIRM IN HONOLULU.
Dtilin lo Fin, Silk, tot Or,,, LImoi.' CblniM lo4 Jtptntu Cool, ol All Klail.
io-tif Nuutnu itmt.
The inspector put his lips to tho seiil man would steal from his own daugh
of tho envelope, tasted the inucllagi, tor's office ho must have been guilty
referred to his book and nt cmco nam of crooked work whllo ho wns Inspect
cd tho office nt which tho particular or. Thcro uro alwas plenty of
drug hnd been placed In tho mucilage ' chnnces to ncccpt hush money from
"Then a lot or decoy letters went to postmasters who nro lounu snort.
the olllee, and tho dishonest postnuu. j
ter secured the contents and tho in , ie rc(.cnt ra,,lg mai,e by (ll0 po.
spector secured him. This. I thl'ik, ' f N y k on ome of Ul0
w'ork0everfdono ?$& r-mb.. headnuarters Intricate e.cc
Tho Inspector who put tho Job Into trlcal apparatus for warning the pro
execution wns nn experienced cherp'it i prletors nnd patrons In caso of ills
nnd know what ho wns doing. turlwnco Iibb been found, says, the
How to Catch a Thief. Klectrlcnl ltevlew. In some cases sys-
Theio are but two successful ways 1 terns or electric wires nave iiecn in
to catch n postolllco tnlef con.'lanl i stalled which are said to navo neen as
watch and decoy letters. With these Impassable as n Spanish trocha In Uu-
and a largo supply cu patience, the i ha. Push buttons were nrranged nt a
game will bo landed. It orten recpii.-'s number or different points In tho en
tries for the purpose of glWng instnnt
warning. Wires wero connected with
n mechanism ror shutting off tho gns.
by means of which the lights could be
extinguished Instantly In case of the
appearance of the olllccis.
The Bulletin, 75cts. per month
"Do you think thnt the dovll Is
worse than those who tal.. nbout lilm?"
"Well, suh. lilt 'jiends pnu who doln'
do talklu' " Atlnutn Constitution.
months and sometimes cars to accom
plish this. It is ono of tho most an
noying nnd difficult lines of detective
work a man ever engaged In, and ro
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Not a single clmimstanto or detail
must he overlooked.
'Sometimes luck helps us out of i
our dlllleultles. I lomember unco In Servant Please, ma'am, I'd llko tn
n city not very fnr from Wnshlngton glvo you a week's notice,
things were lu a leailul state In tlu , MIstroBs Why. Mary, this is a sur
distribution division of tho offlce, Ir prlso! Do jou hopo to better yourself?
appealed as though wo would nover I Servant iblushliigly) Well, not ox
catch tho fellow who was making way nctly, that, ma'am. I'm going to gut
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