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EVENING BULLHTIN, HONOLULU, T. II., 1'WLUY, DEC. CI, 1000.
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Anneal January Sale
Monday, Jan- 3rd.
Entire stock of Night Gowns,
Skirts, Drawers, Chemises,
Corset Covers, and Combina
tions. At Big Price Reductions
See Window Display
And Note Prices
SAGHS' DRY GOODS CO.,
Cor. Fort and Bcretania Sts.
!f You Don't Know
That our oJas arc the best to be had in the city, it
is because you have never tried them. A trial case will
convince yon that in the manufacture of soda water we
nrc in p. clr.ss by ourselves.
Consolidated Soda Water Works Co., Up.
JOHN SCHLIEFF. Manager. ' Telephone 71.
Our stove wood aril ccal business is rapidly increasing
through our policy of generous measure, fine quality and
low prices. Give us your next order .on trial.
Honolulu Construction & DrayingCo-, Ltd
Fort St., below Merchant. Phone 281.
Wr! A. & B.
Krom mlilnlKlit ttio ngency of Mc
Drydu pluntiitliin will lie In Ihu hands
of Alexander & llaldwlu which linn
takes , the I'Diiliol from T, II. Havlcs &.
The deed In It list SCCIlrlSlC llll K.lll.ll
lulhoad bond In the union. il of $;ou,.
rim) lias been Hied, mill manor iletiilU
nf (tm t rnnn:ictln will be gone Into on
Miiii'isiy. li Is II isht tli.it thn trr.m
fir of tho HKonty will not affect local
COURT PROBES WRECK
'Continued from Pan U
board iiiirluir v:is clear, tint hail not
lipfli Inwei-i-tl tn I he cathead. The
port anchor wa In iendlne.s In hi'
thrown in eriior.nl. A cast of the
Ii'iiil was iinulc mitl iihoweil that the
Hhlp was In li'ii fathoms of water.
This was Just, liefiire the pilot came
nlinnit!. All Ailinlralty chart No.
i:!7S of Honolulu haihor, corrected
tip to July of thin year, was then ex
niiilticil mill showed that there were
Boarded by Pilot.
The pilot boarded the mIi I p about
rt quarter of a nllle outsttlo tile liell
hiioy. The whip was then going
nhoilt bIx liuutH an hour. When the
pilot rami) on hoard ho gnvo Instruc
t limit In put the helm hnnl up. This
wns about 0:110 o'clock In the eve
ning of Dpo. fi, 1909. The pilot, thou
Mainline on the main deck while th
captain win on tho poop. The
helm was put down and tho port
anchor let down, tome 45 fathoms
of cable being paid out In bo doing.
At 9 o'clock that samo night the
Celtic Chief swung round when tho
wind dropped. There was then only
four fathoms of water under her
keel, while the vessel was drawing
21 feet. At 2:30 a. in. Sunday the
vowel tailed on the reef. During
tho middle watch tho wind veered to
tho N. YV. Sail wn net nil aback
but only a little aternway was made.
Just as tho vessel beirnii t eel n
. lilt lo leeway the wind dropped en
tliely, thus canning the vessel to bo
j In n moat dangerous position.
Alienor bearings were not noted
i'owii nt the time the ship came to
anchor, which, In tho opinion of tho
court, was, to Bay the least, .very re
miss. When the Celtic Chief struck.
Captain Henry tried to back from
the reef. The anchors wero cut,
lilt owing tu the heavy wind having
dropped nt this crltlcnl time, sho bo
tniiio hard mid fast on the reef. It
was half ebb at the time.
In answer to the question as to
whoto was the suggestion of getting
tho anchors up or cut nfter the ship
Iirst struck tho reef. Captain Henry
said that It wns the pilot's. Ho him
self was asleep at the (uno nnd was
not on deck. Captain Henry hns
been ulna years In command of ves
fcols. It was originally Intended to an
chor on the eastern sldo of the oiy
trniro, hut things got mixed up aft
er the pilot came on hoard, bo said
Captain Henry. Tho ship's log was
written shortly after tho Celtic
Chief went on tho reef. There arc
no onirics In the log of bearings.
woiiiil yield nsslstnnco to any
Japanese Steamer Brings
Ninety-four I'lllijuos haio pasi-ol
muster with the qiiTirantlue and immi
gration niithoritlcs and they wilt Inku
up woik on tho Mil loii:i uugar plumu- j
tluiij In Hawaii.
This consignment was Included
i among the one hundred and iwoul-
live passengers brought to lli.ni.'.ilu
late l.ist night by the Too !i:ten Vil
ilia I. hit Nippon Main.
.The veikol was delayed In her if
rival tlirCiigli htie.in! of oath"i As
It was tho cri'c'k liner dhl not :iirl"
off the port tinill ccnsl.lciab y after 9 J
n't luck and she was not pcrinltt I i
coniu to tho wharf until nbtiuC il
o'clock.- Tho ninety ojd tons of Or
letital freight was discharged by 4
o'clock this morning mid there wns
little else to do hut to prepare for
salltig for San l-'rancico at 9 o'eiock
Ilcrr Ileiger and his hand of musi
cians played off tho steamer though
the crowd assembled at the Hacki'dd
wharf was a smalt one.
Twelity-nlno .Inp'jiiese, one Kussl.ui
and a Chlucso were Included In the
passengers left at Honolulu.
In tho spcclo tanks of tho Nippon
.Maui there reposes thirty cases of
curicncy In tho fluctuating coin of
Mexico. This money to tho value of a
million dollars has been gnthcicil up
from all parts of the Kar ICast and Is
being sent to Mexico to bo reniliTTed.
Tho Nippon Mam also carries ntiout
three thousand tons of raw silk, which
of Itfclf Is a very valuable cargo.
Theio arc hut two passenger lo re
main over at Honolulu, Mrs. ft K.
Clayton Is traveling around tho world
and will stop in the islands for a fen
weeks. J)r. C. 1'. Knight Is tho United Swtes
liiuruntlne olllcer with station at
Kobe, Japan. He is wluriiing lo the
homeland on a vacation.
C. A. Jameson, ulio Is Identified with
the United States legation nt 1'iTiiig
China, is passing through on a uuM
The president of the Tokyo Univers
ity, llaron I. Klkiichl, hi proceeding
to tl o United Slates and Kurope,
GOVERNMENT GIVES OUT
WARNING ON EXPLOSIVES
A SLAUGHTER OF
Only one of each to e sold. All Double
Beds are of the famous Merle Bed Make.
COYNE FURNITURE CO.,
court of Inquiry. Tho captain did
lot seem to know nnythlng of his
hearings before arriving olT Diamond
I tend, which, necessitated his having
to leave the brldgo to consult his
John It. MrCnuluy stated that ho
went out to the Celtic Chtef on the
afternoon of Sunday, Dec. n, nt 5:33
P. m. anil hoarded Hint vessel at
8:30 p. in. Tho weather was fair
ami tho wind N. K. u Was nn ordi
nary hiceze. When ho went on
board the Celtic Chief wns then half
a mile to tho Mutli of tho boll buoy.
Having hallod the ship from .tho
pilot boat, McCaiilay shouted that
the ship must bo kept off. Ho could
hear no reply from tho vessel. Onco
on board ho went nt onco to tho cap
lain and told him to lecop her off.
I ho helm was put up and sho paid'
off not less than four points to tho
Tho captain was advised to wear
"hip. hut the pilot's suggestions wcro
not considered necessary, as it was
thought that by taking In nil sail
tho ship could ho brought to very
quickly. When the ship wns got
up Into tho wind, tho pilot was
Btandlng on tho poop. Orders wero
at onco given by McCaulay to let go
tho starboard anchor. Thero. waa
no reply, a second time this same
order was given, but still no reply.
Sovnn limes, at Intervals of less than
a minute, this order was repeated,
hut without nny reply. Finally tho
thief officer shon.cu that tho star
board anchor 'was jammed. The
port nncpor, being clear, was nt
once lot go and 1." fathoms of cablo
paid out. Tho wcond officer nt tho
tlmo was handling tho lead line.
It Is tho ppliilnu of pilot McCau
lay that hnil tho starboard anchor
i been let go Immediately ho gavo his
I tu tiers for to doing, tho Celtic Chief
would have been safe. The ship's
head was N. by fl and was an
chored In rour fathoms of water.
McCiiulny has been n pilot oik till
coast fur tho past bovciitcen years. In
Ills opinion iho Collie Chief was can
lug far loo much Kid I nt the time ,tho
camo abreast of l)(amoud Head. Tins
was at oncn reduced directly ho camo
on hoard, but the vessel was then in
a most iliiiiKci'ous position,
"Thy Collin Chief canio along Hkn mi
WASHINGTON', Dec. 20. A pri
mer on explosives for tho benefit of
miners mid others has Just been Is
sued by tho geological survey, In
furtherance of its efforts to roduco '
tho number of fatalities In tho
American coal mines. The primer,!
In plain, non-technlral language, tie- j
oiiiiu-.i mm- uxpiosives aro mane, tuo
danger in their use, and how these
may bo avoided or i educed to u
The assertion Is made by Director
tieorgo Otis Smith of tho United
Stales geogrnpUlcaLfiUtveyJluU Hie
Improper uso of explosives and the
uno of Improper explosives aro re
sponsible for u considerable num
ber of tho deaths In the coal mines.
many of which aro often credited to
other causes. 1
Vigorous objection Is made to tho ,
I'so of black powder In nny ml no .
where thero Is n danger of u gas or I
coal dust explosion. In such mines
tho operators mid miners tiro urged
to use tho explosives that hnvo been
tested nt the mine accidents station
nt rittshurg, as being much less
dangerous In their uetlntu Investi
gations at this station have proved
that the llame trom tho explosion of
black powder lasts from 1,000 to ,
1,000 times na long us tho flame I
from the newer explosives, nnd Is, ,
therefore, more likely to Ignite tho
gas or dust in Iheso mines.
J ft &wt
We are selling , SUITS for,.
that are remarkable values. B
They possess enough high
class tailoring to place tjieitr
in a high grade class.
In our line at
that we feature as our
strongest leader you will
find a good assortment of
Mixed and Plain Suits in all
the newest styles, including our TRUE BLUE SERGE
Sleep Outdoors In Ah Enterprise Tent Cot
r- BULLETIN AOA PAV -m
a : v, t. -:c- ?Y- jj s- -, .
old coaster." said McCaulay, "and was
directly behind n schooner which hud
hardly any sail set, II must have been
7 o'clock and very dark when tho hlp
cnino lo an iiurhor. Thcve, were only
thrco pilots on duty at tho time nnd ,
there were II vo ships waiting to bo i
served. McCaiilay had Just rniiio from I
nnothcr shli, which nccoimted for tho
lateness of the lituir hiiforo tho Celtic
Chief was hoarded. Captain Henry
finding that ho miiHt make port beforo
dark miturally ciuwded sail on his
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Hie Kind You Have Always Bought
Who do you want to ro on the B u 1 1 e t i n ' s Yearly Travel Trip!
Shall it be popular young ladies, younc men, or popular people Rcner
nlly? Shortly after the first of the year the Bulletin will start a
votinp; contest for popular people that will offer ti travel trip to popu
lar people, that will be greater than ever before.
During and after past votinp; contests the, question has often been
asked, "Why don't you send a party of younfr men on n trip J"
The Bulletin management wants to know if the opinion this
Question suggests is general with Bulletin patrons.
Do you think the trip this comin'.' year should be given to a party
of popular youno; men? Or do you nrcfer that the contestants should be
confined to popular young ladies? Or shall this year's contest be open
to contestants of all nges nnd sexes?
Hnve you an opinion on this matter t Have you n suggestion to
Now is the time to tell us, Don't wait until the contest starts.
We want your suggestions. Write us n letter stating your views, We
may publish the letter but we will not use your nnme.
Address Contest Manager, Evening Bulletin, Honolulu.
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1142 Fort St.
ON TRIMMED AND UNTRIMMED
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