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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H., FRIDAY, AUG. A, 1911.
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ORIGIN OF FIRE
(Contlnuid from Paq 1)
hlrrki nrniiml on the wind. nnd many
liuiiyclinldors In the runnhoti district
eie kept Muiy wetting down their
when they otnsurxctl a llgliMn the ky.
Slha NMiatvil not time, but tun dliett
ly to a Are box near the Junction of
Wilder ncnue and Alexander street
and turned In the nlnrm. In the mean
time, Mounted Pollecmnn William Po
tent, who was patrolling In that
neighborhood, nlso saw the fire and
he, too, hastened toward the box.
When he nrrfW'd, liov,eer, Slha wus
reporting tho lire to the lire Bta
tlon. According to those who helped take
out some of the furniture last night,
n largo portion of tho teachers' he
longing hae been destroyed by fire.
r.lght teachers lost personal effects Most of the teachers nro hating their
lii'the tire lhat deslro)ed tho dormljtaratlon on the-mainland, nnd some
lory last night, six of whom aro ile- on other Islands. They have been In
prltcd of practically ever) thing In the fornlC( uy wre)csfI of the flrei
way of icrsonal belongings that thoyl ,,. , . . ,
linto In the world. l,n clllef Thurston was on the
Miss lloronrc Carter, Miss Anna 8Cene shortly after lie received the
.lohtiMjn, Miss IMa M. Arthur, Miss report of the fire. ' He wns soon fol
A. K. Poster and Mlrs C, Ucekcr, Miss lowed by his flro lighters, who were
Biuitli M. Sheldon, kept their pcrsjnal united with necessary equipments.
necis in uicir rooms, which went up.They fouKht tho flro hrnvelv nnd sur-
EIGHT TEACHERS LOSE
THEIR PERSONAL EFFECTS
In smoke with the rest of the building.
Miss Shildon Is the onng lady who
wns on a Coast train held tip by ban
dits n few weeks ago. and narrowly
cicaptd loss at that time.
With the exception of Miss Uccker,
who was stopping at tho Castlo's out
nt Wnlklld, nil tho teachers are now
on vacations on the mainland.
. Mrs. Maudo Taylor, matron at I'll
liahou slated this morning that jome
nt: the Jewels belonging to Miss
Ueckcr were Oestrojed, whllo tho
trunks and valises In the basement
jvoro nlso coiiRiinnd by fire. The only
tilings that wero saved last night,
tyhlch belong to some'of the teachers
now absent from town, nro forks,
knltes and kitchen utensils. These,
lioweter, amount to'-vciy little In va
lue; During tho school time, eight teach
fih nnd twenty-six girls lived at tho
dorniltor). Sonio of the (Slothes of
jhc girls, which wero left In their
mollis, wero nlso burned. Tho loss
of theso Is largo.
Tho only mishap last night, was
lhat lloseman Hell of tho Mnklkl sec
tion bud a slight Injury, owing to a
fall fnini a ladder, which gave way.
Tin en thousand tieoiilo cnthered on
tho l'linnhoii rnmpuq to witness tho'
blare. I loin nil otor the town, nil-
lomoniies and oilier vehicles, carry
i:.irly this forenoon, Chief McDuffle
went tint to I'nn.ihoii to Investigate
the oilglu of tho fire.
ceeded In saving other buildings in
the near lelnlty from destruction.
All the lire engines In tho main sta
tion and those on Maklkl station
were on the spot. Chief Thurston In
tho meantime ordered tho Palatini
brigade to reiort nt tho main sta
tion, to protect tho downtown dis
trict. While lighting the fire on tho dor
mitory. Chief Thurston stationed
some of his men, armed with lire
equipment, near nnd around the oth
er, school buildings to lire; en t the
spread of fire from the sparks which
were carried nway by the wind. Al
though the boys bad much trouble
to fight the lire thoy' succeeded In
checking he sparks from fulling
on the other buildings.
The llrst cnglno to nrrlto at the
scene was from Mnklkl. The bos
fought the II ro bravely which was
burning tho roof of tho building. All
that could be done then was to pour
on streams of wnter continually, in
order to ntold the spread of fire to
the adjacent buildings. Tbls the lire
men .were tible to do.
The now dormitory, which was
lug pissengcis, hurried along towardT,,u,lt uv tlic Lucas llrothcrs und com
pleted In 190", was one of the best
buildings on the premises. Tho car
penters, it Is snld, hud left shavings
and paint on tho door, which, per
haps, caused the lire through spon
The cost of remodelling was nbout
57000, nrtordlng to tho curneiiturs.
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ino lire, tlio origin or which One of the llrst teachers nf llui nrlim.1
Is still unknown, wus llrst to arrlte on the sceno was Vleo-Prln-seen
by John r. Slha of Mc-clpal K. T. Chase, who lltes In Mu
(,'ully street, nt about nine o'clock. lie noa. President A. F. Griffiths Is nway
was In company with Conductor Wll- on Maul, nnd most of tho otlior teacli
lliuiis nMlm Itnpld Transit Company, ers nro also abstnt from town.
BUILDING BURNS TO THE
GROUND VERY RAPIDLY
DARING ACT OF FIREMAN
SAVES FELLOW FROM HURT
An cvldenco of the way In which
Fire Chief Thurston his his nun
trained for all sorts of ctnergenc ei
wns shown last night when tho list
of the lire wns being checked and
the men were taking n hose up to the
Tho ladder wns placed and olio of
the lire hojs started to hike up H
with the how. Another one came nft
er him and st.-ued nbiut the middle
of the ladder. ".More hose!" wns the
cry from the top man and the Hi o
was accordingly passed up to him
Suddenly there was a cry from the
crowd watching tho work mid the top
man wns seen to loose his footing on
the slipper) ladder and fall townidl
There was n breathless piii'P fjr a
second nnd then it murmur o: ndinlra
Hon from tho croud. As he wns full
ing, still clinching tlio hose, the man
In the middle or the lad lor braced
himself mid reaching out caught his
male ami swung him to safel.v. It
was a quick, neat piece of work; tli.il
sorted to snow tlio state of efficiency
to which the chief, has his men tinlu
ARCHITECT SAYS WOOD
BUILDING WAS MISTAKE
'Tlio lire ut I'liniibou last nliiht Is it
good Ifgftoii," said it wtll-ktmwti local
architect thin moinltig. 'The building
wits little more than it lire-trap, anil
Miouhl noAtr lmu In en built of wood
In the llrst place. It should Imto bciii
of concrtto construction,
"Not only wns tho building dancer
ous from n iloi inltory standpoint, but
It cost n large sum of inonej each jenr
to keep It In repair nnd painted tip. It
Is to lie hoped that the next dormitory
If of concrete It will cot no more and
will bo mmh moro satisfactory, initio
ulnrly ns regards snfely."
GOOD RUBBER OUTPUT.
The rubber output for the Tnnjnng
Ololt mid l'ltluing companies, Jlalajsli,
wero nciltid In it cablegram to I T
I Wntrrlniuso jestirdiiy afternoon.
The figures show that the plantations
nro In gund condition.
According to the messages the Pa-
hnng plantation prod need 2200 pounds
of rubber In July, whllo the Titnjnntt
Ololi plantation tapped nt 1150 pound.
In-line I'nhang gtto lasn pound, nnd
Tnnjong Olok SHI pounds. The totnNi
for tho plantations since the first of
the jenr show Pabnng credited with
7750 pounds and Tnnjong Olok with
r.050 pounds It is cxpei ted that I'a
hang will produce ppprnxlmntely 20,
000 pounds for the jenr.
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We say "Sensible Clothes,"'
because this store does not
carry " Freak Styles " the
kind that appeals to the wearer
but a few days. We sell the
a line with a "gilt-edge" reputation.
When a suit leaves our store bearing
their label we are satisfied that we
have made a permanent customer.
Drop into the Store, and let us show
you what is proper this season in
Immense Crowds Attended Sachs' Great Sale During
The Past Week
THE throng of purchasers that has filled Sachs' big store every day during- the past week testifies to the wonderful values that
are being offered in this Annual Sale. The same low prices on all classes ot merchandise will be maintained until August 15.
In some instances where only small lots are left over the goods will be marked regardless of cost.
The balance of our Hummer Mock,
fir,; xalo price $ .5 "ch
1 50 j " 95 "
2 CO; ' " 1.40 "
Sunl-flttlne and Knipllo tdjlen.
4200 inch; cliaruiico $1.50
2 50 nidi; " ; 2.00
27rt tuili; 2.25
a 50 (nth; ' ,. 2.75
4 00 each; " 325
Real Irish Fine
$ .75 quality - clearance 50c
.90 - ,, 60c
, LOO - 75c
1.25 - 85c
40 in., $ .75 quality - Sale 45c
42 in., .85 - 60c
45 in:, 1.00 - 75c
Beginning Monday, Aug. 7th,
Many Specially Attractive Lines will be marked at Cost Price to clear
Regular Price $1.25 -
Regular Price 1.50 -
Regular Price 2:25 -
Regular Price 4.25 -
Regular Price 6.50 -
Clearance $ .90
Fine Domestic and
KoKUlar i ii, iluiimice , $1.25
Iti inlar, .' 7",. " ... 1.75
Id Kiilnr. "loo; " 2.00
IbBiilir. 2.75; 2.&0
H, tl.'-,. 1150, .7r,; ilearnue.. 3.00
". EMBROIDERED LINEN HAND
KERCHIEFS Hale tOe
I7.',0 SCOTCH PLAlb STCAMCR
RUCS) iluiraiiio .. .....,$4.75 oach
2 CURTAIN SCRIMS) utrlily of
pattiriiH; nuts 15c yard
IV SILKOLINES .' 10c yard
Nih line of DATISTE 10c yard
N. S. SACHS DRV GOODS CO., LTD.
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