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LONE STAR TO
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HALF-BLEACItED UNEN DAMASK, fringed with col
orcd border Regular $4.25' and $4 per dozen; special,
$3. Regular $3 per dszenj spedial, $2.
HEMSTITCHED, with colored border Regular $4.75
per dozen; special, $3.50,
ALL WHITE, HEMSTITCHED Regular $4.50, $3.75
and $3.25 per dozen; special, $3.50, $2.75 and $2.25.
Extra-Wide Heavy Linen HUCKABUCK TOWELING
50o per yard; special, 40c per yard.
IMPORTED SCOTCH GINGHAMS 27 inches wide, in'
a large assortment of handsome plaids. 25c per yard; spc
cial, 10 2-3c per yard.
Corner Fort and Bcretania
The Winter Rains sr&S
to your pro
perty unless it has been properly filled and
graded. I will send an experienced engineer
to estimate the cost of grad- n U POND
ing and of suitable filling
you will telephone me.
STOP at the HOTEL MANX
IN SAN FRANCISCO
This magnificent hotel is situated on Powell street, In
! ! ' ' the heart ,of the city, immediately accessible to all the
j , shops, theaters, railroid ticket offices, etc.
EUROPEAN PLAN BedToom, with detached bath,
$1,50 and upwards; with private bath. $2 and upwards;
,. tiarlor, bedroom and private path, $o to $10.
AMERICAN PLAN $3 and up per day.
NOT- ONLY THE BEST AT THE PRICE. BUT THE
- EQUAL OF ANY AT ANY PRICE.
Honolulu Representative: WILLIAM DOUTHTTT.
ROOM 308, McOANDLESS BUILDING
Tliero lias been Incorpor
ated In this collection all tho
liest or the Hawaiian Songs.
It should be in every homo on
tho Islands, and will ho sin
cerely appreciated by your
friends on tho mainland.
Hawaiian News Co.,
Alex. XounB Building
Office Supply Co.,
GLOBE-WERNICKE FILING CABI
NETS arid BOOKCASES,
GENERAL OFFICE STATIONERY.
031 FORT STREET
CHILDREN HAPPY AGAIN
' Our Toy Department now open.
witha Fresh Stock of TOYS. GAMES
and s splendid line of BOOKS.
WALL, NICHOLS CO., LTD.
Every mail brings the' latest
the best sellers.
A. B. ARLEIGH & CO., LTD.
Everything in Books!
BROWN & LYON CO., LTD.
I Alr.v. Ynnnc Riiililinp
Streets Opposite Fire Station
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The recognized floor cover
ing for this climate.
It can ho washed with boll
Infi water or disinfections.
Wo have It In plain colors,
Inlalds and prints.
The covering- for your Of.
flee, Store, and ' Rooms in
Lewers & f ooke,
177 SO. KINO STREET
M. E. Silva.
UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMEB
Prompt and Polite Attention
CHAPLAIN LANE, OPPOSITE
Phone 1170 Night Call 1014
Compartments in the
For Particulars Inquire of
TOWNSEND UNDERTAKING CO.
Will do it
THE RENEAR CO.
ALGAR0BA BEAN MILLS
If you want your plumbing done
well, give the order to
. JOHN NOTT
The Pioneer Plumber
litt MERCHANT STREET
BIG LOSS FROM
Dr.' Straub Is $4,000 Out of
Pocket Through Sud
At 10:Bfi )aa night aiflro alarm was
turned In from box 13 on Alakea
stroM, and at 11: i, the old llcOrew
residence on tho corner of Ucretnnla
nml ltlchards street!) was complo'.cly
HiUlcd. Dr. Straub, who was consult'
Ing physician of tho Honolulu Instl
Into of Physiotherapy, which was lo
cated In the building, sustained a loss
of nbout il.000, and nil his Instruments
wore destroyed. Tho building was no,t
Insured, and It will 'bo a total loss; It
was a very old house and burnt like
a box of matchCH once It had caught
alight. The causo of tho llro wns un
doubtedly n short circuited wlro and,
ns the house was simply ono mass of
wires of all descriptions, there n no
doubt In the mind of Klre Chief Thura-
ton ns to how, tho lilnzo started.
Tho flic started In the X-ray room
and It was there that tho flames did
tho most damage to the flooring. Th"
room Is gutted, ns In fact tho whole
house Is, but thorn are more holes In
tho door thcro than In any other part
of tho building.
The rooms Hint were fitted out for
different electrical treatments, havo
b(en absolutely cleared of all their
contents. Remains of baths and cab
inets aro to ho soon mixed up with
burnt wood and ashes, TJiC gymnastic
appliances aie also all destroyed, and
Ihero Is nothing left that could possi
bly be of any service again.
The flro brlgndo got tho alarm at
10:50 o'clock, and the steam and
chemical engines were quickly on tho
spot Chief Thurston saw at n glanco
that tho place wns doomed, and he nt
onco directed his attention to pre
venting tho blaze from spreading to
the other buildings In tho grounds.
Tho two story cottngo that adjoins
(he burnt building, Ig only separated
by a six feet passageway. The heat
ironi the flro blistered tho walls of
tho other building and, only for tho
efforts of the chemical en-inn crow,
tho place, must havo gone up. As It
was tho wall paper and curtains In
one room were scorched and discolor-
When the nlarm was turned In, tha
flro' chief and assistant Peering wcro
quickly on the spot. The Mnklkl brlg
ndo was called In to cover tho town
while the central men friught the
flames. As soon ns tho Maklkj flro
laddies ca'mo along. Chief Thurston
ordered them to Btay by the flro and
protect tho other bulldlnfs.
Superintendent Ilrown. of the Hn
wnllan Hotel, wns. In his nfllce when
the alarm was turned Into him by a
man named Canflcld. The latter had
been wnlklns past the McOrcw build
ing nnd saw sninko coming nut of a
window. Ilcforo Ilrown could get to
the cottage the flames wcro shooting
out through tho roof, and the whole
plnco was nhlazo. Tho rapidity with
which the flro destroyed the house Is
shown by the fact that tho alarm wis
turned In at 10:50 nnd In eight min
utes tho placo was gutted. A largo
clock that used to hang In the halt'
way, was found this morning among
tho chaied benms; tho tlmcplcco had
stopped at 11:4,
Dr. Straub resides In another cot
tngo at the rear of the burnt building,
mil ho know nothing of thu affair till
ho was called by Ilrown. Tho doctor
found It Impossible, tn got Into the
burning house und nothing wns saved
by him. Ho Is partially Insured as
regards his Instruments, hut figured
his loss nt about St.flOu.
While the Mcflrew cottngo wus stlln
burning, annthor nlarm was turned In
from the Itnllrnad wharf. Tho Maklkl
engine was Bent down (here, hut found
out Hint It was an alarm for tho flro
they had Just left, Tho man who
lurned in tho alarm did not know that
tho whistle announcing fires had been
abolished, and ho consequently thought
tho tire had escaped tho notice- of tho
In future- tho whistle will not bo
sounded when an nlarm Is turned In;
tho only whlstloftlmt will bo given
will ho In cus(. an electrician Is needed
to work on wires'.
The "savo" of tho big co?Tago ad
joining tho .McQrow ono, Is thought
to bo at) good n pleco of work ns has
boen done In Honolulu. Tho flro lad
dies took alt sorts of chances, and
Lieutenant J. Campboll had his hand
badly burnt when tho (lumen rushed
through a sldo door and enveloped him
nnd his mates.
Dr. Straub has not decided upon
what to do as regards ro-openliig his
Institute, hut he will make up his
mind within a day or two, when ho
finds out exactly where ho stands,
Huvo you had kidney trouble (In
flammation of tho kldncyu) over six
mouths? tit so, recognized authori
ties declare It Incurable, U. S.
deaths now nearly 90,000 annually.
Call for freo diet list nnd litera
ture that may prolong or savo your
Honolulu nnim co.. ltii.
Texans Would Visit Here
Some Two Hundred
, . Strong. .
, Despite the fact that Texas Is the
largest 'State In the' Union nnd u
Innd wherein lie unlimited possibil
ities, there nte said to he some two
hundred residents who have already
been sufficiently Interested In the
outlyjng possessions of Uncle Sam to
undertake a Journey of thousands of
leagues across the seas and spy out
n land of promise fqr thcmsolves.
In n letter received from Southern
California comes the announcement
that ns one of the beneficial Jesuits
following the recent excursion o
business men and others, starting
fAmi I.os Angeles nnd visiting Hu-
wall and the Philippines, at least
two hundred bankers, lawyers, cap
Itallsts ntul stockmen will stnrt from
a fentrnl point within the borders
of tho Lone Stnr'Slato and toko pas
sage at San Francisco the first of
the year. -The Intention Is to cove,
n round-trip tour of tho countries
within and bordering on the Pacific
It Is expected that the excursion
Ists will be gathered from ever
quarter of the State, and n large per
centngc 'will undoubtedly be Invest
ors commanding n wide range o
Ono of the Texans who will heai'
the party Is a solid business man o
Kl l'aso, heavily Interested in the
growth of that city and closely nl
lied with the smelter business neni
It. Ills attention will In part be
given to smelter possibilities In tin
Philippines, It Is snld.
Another Is u woman who has wld
business holdings In tho nnrlherl
pnrt of the State. She was almos
ns enthusiastic its her fellow travel
er, promlsng that sho would lirlni
friends with her to Investigate th'
apparently glowing prnmlre of mate
rlnl prosperity which the future
holds out for the Islands.
WILL BE SPENT
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ever-Increasing number of tourist
"Excursion From Boston, -
"lly the last mall wo reeked I
letter from Mr. II, W. Dunning, pres
Idont of the II, W. Dunning Forelg.
Tours Co. of lloston, wrlttc.ii frol
San I'ranclsco, stating that he avii
In that city making arrangement
for an excursion to Hawaii for nex
Mnrch and that ho hoped to lirln,
from 100 to 1C0 peoplo from th
Knst. Mr. Dunning was speclall.
anxious to ascertain If his part
could be accommodated nt Kllauei
Wo will send n full line of Inforinu
Hon on things Hawaiian to Mr. Dun
nlng by the Korea.
Tho Librarian of the l.os Ange
les Public Library writes for mor
ot our folders, .saying that tho de
mnnd for Information concernlm
Hawaii Is very great and' that sh
will be pleased to carry a line of on
folders In her olllce and dlstribut
them where they will do us good.
Western Pacific Interested.
"Mr. K". L, Lomnx, formerly con
nected with the Union Pacific Hall
way, now passenger tramp manage
for tho Western Pacific Unllwn
Company, writes that ho will b
glnd tef cooporato wth us In work
lug for travel to Hawaii, stating II
his letter that iu his opinion tin
publicity we are securing nt Atlnii
tic City is going to prove of urea
benefit to us,
"In this connection our agent a
Atlantic City, Mr. Frank J. Vlerfu
" 'Wo are having numerous In
qulrles dally In regard to trips te
Hawaii, and I am kept busy tellliu
tourists how tn get thcro.'
"Through the courtesy of the Hn .
wallau Sugar PlnntonT Kxperlmonl
Station nianngcmont, we have beer
uble to Bccuro for parties In Noumea
Now Caledonia, desired Inforniatlor
In connection with tho Insect one
mlea of laiitilnn, which Is dntni
much damage there."
WILL BREAK GROUND
ABOUT NEXT MONDAY
Ground-breaking fo'r the now V. M
C. A. building has been delayed for u
week, und tho prospects nre that the
contractors will not begin work bo
foro next Monday or Tuesday. The
original Intention was to havo the
ground-breaking oxcrclsea last Tues
day, but delays in Writing tho bond
of the contracting company and Ii
drawing' up Mm contract, which de
layed the bond, prevented tho plan
from being carried nut.
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Phone 1371 122 King St.
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