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Lv" Saturday, February 24
Are tin people of Wailuku prepared to profit by the experi
ences of lhmuhiliwand Kahnlui'
'If the people of Honolulu hud resolutely g.uio to work months
ngo to remove a tilthy Chinatown from their midst, there would
,h:ive boon no plague in Honolulu, and the eost of removing and de
stroying their Chinatown would not have boon a tithe of what the
ppouraneo of the plague has cost thorn.
. 'jTha same is "quite as true of Kahului. which maintained a pest
Jiole in its midst despite the warnings of the local health officers
, 'and despite the sad experience of Honolulu.
Now. Wailuku has a Chinatown which is quite as tilthy and dan
gerous in some respects as those of Honolulu and Kahului. and it is
tin openly expressed opinion of those most competent to judge, that
il is only a question of time until there is an orupLion of plague in
the Chinatown of Wailuku.
Hiav can this be prevented ? The answer is simple. There is
only one known method, and that
. .side f Market street, etmvnjon,'inr
the entire length of the block wore
ing shucks, and if the lire should cross to tke mauka side at de
. sirable intervals and clear out some of the post-holes on that side.
more would have been accomplished to rid Wailuku of idl danger of
plague than all the quarantine, inspection and disinfection which
.may be applied. Of course it would be a costly and disagreeable
remedy, but not nearly so costly or disagreeable as one single well
. do lined case of bubonic plague in those limits. Let the Hoard of
Health see to this.
Some of tho cleverest writers of
neWsjxapors and the education they
neglecting the study of proli table hooks
literature and the neglect is working
iesiroying the reasoning powers, affording no check on the vile passions
and opening little or no path to that
the hitman boir.g should aspire. The
i y$ This view of tho twentieth century newspaper is so superficial
and is founded on such radically false premises that it is surpris
lngto see tho Anglican strike a note in harmony with these clever
. wi iters. Recently, a distinguished
idont of M-.iui. expressed substantially tho same views to the writer.
It is true that there is a class of
it would be debilitating to have to
topics of the clay. For them a higher plane of reading is necessary
But the newspaper of today is
time nor taste for high culture.
borer, when his day's work is
Weldy paper, reads it and lays
having found in it what he wanted, nnd is full of an intelligent
aderstXnding of what is going on
W any the worse for having read any respectable newspaper
tI is a mistake to auppo.se that
wi'ui tnl rive him to a higher class
ho Hius cultivates a hunger for reading wjiich is far more likely to
, lead him t high levels of literature.
The; fact that there never was
i w.iuld when higher education, both
'eagerly sought-or more carefully fostered by colleges and univers
itios than today is a sufficient answer to the clever writers.
. And a comparison of the average
masses of today with that of those
orature save that oi a high class
the rest of the world.
After twelve days of immunity from the plague post in Hon
idulu, throe move cases appeared
.one thing, and that is that a little
',Nr can it bo doubted that the people of Honolulu will continue to
apply the torch as well as. tho whitewash brush until Honolulu
stands pure and clean. Tho heroism which has moved the hearts
and steeled the hands of her citizens is not going to fail them now
and as long as the plague raises
TLmilulu, just sir niton will it be
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jagtt uiiui ui voiuict is .spoicen:
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A deeper significance than at
os the proposition to run lines
iy to other ports than Honolulu during the quarantine. At
y the merchants on Maui are
ived directly .from tho coast, they mako u profit without the
,i;..idicivp of 'Inter Island freights
dlemen. Tho wholesale houses in
problem to solve.
rJ It is with a fooling of solid
tonia, irrespective of party linos,
thu notorious Han Hums as a possible United States senator. II
Jmd iv strong backing, led by (Inventor Gage and the Southern Pa,
title, but the republicans of California simply sat down upon Daniel
tjf71! T-v- l . I l i
iyi uaiiaina juts ooeii cnwciseu
tine regulations, out no precuution should be omitted to prevent
the spread of the plague. Lahaina is justified in the course she is
There is somothhig in the proposition to remove the capital o
lands from Honolulu to Hilo
first succeeds in saving
MAUI BLUE BOOK
lion. .?. V
Kii iri, t 'In-lit I .luU' Walluloi
In. I'll rk IliriMiil Cinirt. AVuilitltu
PI si. Miiilstriilt. 'Miinimi
IvtiiHiii'niiliniii. ' M '.kuwai
' Kiil.i iili llu. " " l.nhiilim
" K.1IHI.1UI, " " lloimi.tilK
" .lov-iin. " " Ilium
" I'lliniimi. " " ' KliMilmln
" Mali.-.'. " " !.'ln'...i
" Kiihoulmliiluiln. " " l.nnal
t.. M, ltalilwiii. KlMtrlil. W-.-lliiUu
A. N. Mii-m.-lilon. IVimii, Sin rift. Walliiliil
,V. H. Kin". " " Maknnno
0. H I.itnlsi.v, " " l.iiliaiiia
f. Vltli-.M-!t. " " lliuia
U. Trlinlile. " " Mnlok: o
llnv Homines, Ciin'nin l'nlliv, WiillnUu
S. Kp Iiiiiiii. " " JliOanviii
M. K.iuIiioiIiiiii, " " i.aiialnn
l.lmls'v. " " lli.ii:.
K. J. Krciil-y, " " Molnkill
I'. II. Dli'k.'.v. Tax Assessor. Itiilkii
V.'. T. Hnl.l'isoii, I.'1 V Assi-ssor. WulltiVai
. O. Aik.'ii. " " 1'nli
11. Ilium. . " " Tuiilmltm
'.Comm. " " llaiill
'is tu use the torch. If the makai
at Main street and extending
cleared of its lilthy. post-breed
the day are crying out against the
afford to tin world. People ore
for newspapers aud other ephemeral
mischief in the world, warping or
cultivation and enlightoinnnt to which
Anglican Church Chronicle,
reverend gentleman, long a res
people of high culture to whom
read all the current newspaper
for the masses jvho have neither
The artisan, file mechanic, the
done, sits down to his daily or
it aside with a satisfying sense
in the world around him. Nor
the absence of such reading
of read in r. On the contrary
a time in the history of tho
general and technical, was more
virtue and intelligence of the
who lived when there was no lit
should be a sufficient answer to
m one day. This can moan but
more judicious burning is needed
its hideous head in the byways of
stamped nut with unfaltering cour
-t . . .
"lie thou clean, go ana sin no
first appears on the surface un
of steamers from coast port
beginning to learn that on good
and division with Honolulu mid
Honolulu will have an interesting
satisfaction that tho people of Culi
must hail the turning down
lor vue stringency oi ner quaran
provided, however, that Colonel
a,judgeship in Alaska.
NLWS FROM THE COAST
Of Interest to I si unci Resident.
The strict quarantine kept upon
the port of Honolulu i-rcniw f the
black plague t hort U i,urn!;i' a serl
oiifS delay in the m.v.cr.v.il oi ilu r.f v.'
sug.ir crop. 1 lie great bulk of the
susjur is grown on the islands of
Kauai. Maui and Hawaii anil trans-
mi on Interislai.d steamers to Hon
olulu, where it is transhipped to vo.s-
ls lxnind for this port and New
York. Now the iuterisland Hoot is
quarantined at Honolulu and steani-
s are forbidden to ply between that
port and the other islands. The
arehouses at various ports whore
sugar is stored are hunted in eapac-
itv. It is necessary to cut the cane
when it is ripe, and the sugar must
be made at once.
In order to prevent the overcrowd
ing of warehouses, the sugar faetor-
s arii hartering steamers here to
go to various ports outside of Hono
lulu and bring up cargoes of sugar to
the coast. The Charles Nelson was
bartered several days ago to go to
Makaweli. on the island of Kauai, and
will leave here on Sunday, tin 11th.
Tho Cleveland, which has already
made one round trip, will leave Tues
day, the lilth. for Kahului and Ililo.
The Jlanauense. which has just been
oleased from the transport service,
has also been chartered for a trip.
tier destination lias not boon an
nounced, but it is expected that she
will go to some point on Hawaii.
Tin steamer Centennial has already
left for Kahului with a eariro of
freight, to return here with sugar. .
Tho postal authorities have an
nounced that during the existence of
the bubonic plague at Honolulu tho
regular mail steamers stopping there
will carry only mails for the island of
Oahu. It is announced that mail
for Kauai will be dispatched ou next
Sunday by the steamer and for Maui
and Hawaii by the steamer Cleveland
on next Tuoday. The horse transport
Coneinaugh sailed yesterday for llilo.
but did not carry any mails, btcausi
he had no place for them. Hereaf
ter until the quarantine on Honolulu
is lifted, mails will be dispatched al
most weekly to points outside of the
land-of Oahu. The mail steamer
Nippon .Maru. which, sails to-day,
will take oiilv'Oahuan mails. S. F,
Chronicle Feb. !).
Mrs. Dewey Attacked.
Mrs. Dewey's illness, from which
she is just recovering, is due to her
receipt of anonymous letters of criti
cism and abuse, he has bravely
(intended that this is not the fact
but tin members of her family arc
convinced tliat these contemptible
effusions have been mainly responVi
ble for her severe attack.
1 lie letters have come lroni van
ous places, but most of them have
been mailed in Washington, where
envious and censorious "society
has ueeu green with envv or some
other emotion than ' even "'society
The Admiral has intercepted many
or tin communications, but many
have reached her.
On account of the prevalence of the
plague in Kahului and the possible
danger which some may fear from
the use of old soda water bot tles and
boxes, I wish to state that I have
taken no bottles nor boxes from
Chinatown, Kahului, since the first
death was reixirtod. All were left
there and destroyed in the fire.
mini doz. bottles with boxes ar
rived on the Centennial ana were
not landed until after the fire. Tho
will be the only ones used by me un
til the old ones from all parl.s of
Maui are thoroughly disinfected.
MAUI SODA S ICE WORKS
Fumigation proves to be a failur
in cases where suspected goods are
closely packed. Hacilli were put in
to the folds of a bolt of silk and they
survived the ordeal of burning sul
phur in a series of thorough tests
made under the auspices of the Hoar
of Health. All that has come of the
fumigation of packed merchandise is
the cleansing of the outer surfaces,
where very little danger is presumei
to exist. 1 he only way to get re
suits inside the bales and boxes is t
cqien such containers, expose the con
tents separately, and give the sul
phur fumes a fair show at every
tiling. Even then chances must
PAT. Have you heard the news
Tim. No, what is it ?
Pat. The MAUI NEWS. ,. .
Otn, ()(:m has Issued orders raising
the blockade of Philippine ports.
Cold weather is damaging tie
wheat crop in the Western States.
The United States is negotiating
new treaty of commerce with Spain.
Sir Henry M. Stanley, the cele
brated African explorer, is seriously
ill in Iiondon.
General Diaz has been declared
elected for his fourth term as Presi-
ent of Mexico.
The mutiny of Soudanese troops at
Khartoum has become serious and is
The death of Mrs. Jaines Pholan,
mother of Mayor Pholan of San Frau-
'0. is announced.
The treaty with Peru tuid the Mex
ican boundary treat" have been rat
ified by the U. S. Senate.
The Spreckels Kefinery at Phila
delphia has been closed by the sugar
trust, throwing KMX) men out of work.
It is proposed to send Mrs. Potter
Palmer as one of the American com
missioners to the l'aris imposition.
Secretary Hoot states that there
are lo..Jt,i.i.,o men ui the tinted
States available for military service.
I lines are dull in Dawson Lity in
piU of the fact that $21.11(1(1,000 in
gold are likely to be takeu out this
The San Francisco Health Hoard
orders that all houses lie cleaned and
disinfected before boiug leased to
Colonel nichard Thompson, Score
tary of the Navy during President
Hays' administration, died at Iudiau-
upolis Feb. 8.
Leading French statesmen sav
that the time has come to wipe out
tho Fashixlu blot and to neutralize
the Suez canal.
The bodies of l.-W soldiers were
brought to San Francisco on the
trunsiMit't Ohio, ti.10 more were ex
pected on the 'Hancock and Indiana.
Tne thirty-second annual conven
tion of the Woman's Suffrage Asso
ciation met in Washington. D. C
Febuarv a. Susan JJ. Anthony' was
Win, F. Miller, the head of the no
torious swindle of Brooklyn, known
as the Franklin Syndicate, has been
arrested in Canada and brought back
to New York.
The Schurman Commission an
nounces itself as-'unqualiiledly in favor
of a form of government for the Phil
ippines analogous to a territory of
tho United States.
Cardinal G ibboiLS dcnomiccd woman
suffrage in a recent sermon delivered
at Baltimore, and urged that the
movement is a distinct menace to
home life aud true wamanliness.
The War Department at Waiting
ton believe that Aginaldo has escaped
from Luzon, and they would not be
surprised to hear ! of him next in
London or Paris with Agoncillo.
Two men, Silas Jones and G ot ts
chalk were arrested at Frankfort
Ky., Feb. !, on suspicion of complic
ity in the murder-of Gov. Goebel,
Both strongly deny any knowledge of
The Dowager Empress of China
has issued aa edict, e omniading a re
turn to the out manner or study as
laid down by Confucius. It is expect
ed that, the new University at Pekin
will speedly bo discontinued.
The H ay-Puuneefote I s t h in i a
Treaty between the United State
and England, practically abrogatin
tho Claylon-Huhvcr treaty and abol
ishing the Monroe Doctine, will prol
ably be ratilied by the United Sate
General Buller cables that the
British casualties in the fighting at
Potgleter's Drift up to noon, Tuos
day, Feb. Oth, were: Officers, tw
killed and mtoon wounded; non-com
missioned officers and men, 21(5 killed
Admiral and airs. jJewey wer
dined at the Brooklyn Union League
Club, on February 8th. President
MeKinley was unable to be present,
The Admiral was tho recipient of
gold medal, for which he thanked the
Club in a brief speech.
The United States is negotiatin
for toe purchase of the Danish Went
Indies from Denmark, und of Chath
am Island of the i,alapago group
from Equador, which, with the Ha
waiian Islands, wilb practically give
the United Scutes full control of both
approaches to th;' N'leiwagua canu!
A Study la Hon.
The phi behinil the counter Pflht to
the yoiui lima who nppemvd na llmui-li
lie know Just whnt lie wanted to buy.
Wlin t can 1 ilo for you?"
"I was K'hiit 1 bay a alee pnlr of
stuck III); for a woman. Thin In the
Yen. What material anil wlial
"I thought I mlnlit leave that to you.
we nro sort of related lu our call-
Wlint lo you nipnni"
Well. I'm a llreinan the man with
flu hose, don't you see? A the head
' this department you're the woman
llh the hose. 1 haven't the fiHlitcst
Men of what I want or what It should
lie or what It should cost."
Tor your wife?"
"No; 1 hoe my own row."
"So do T," she laiiKheil. "and as a
"They're for tny sister. And that'n
all 1 know tliout the whole tlilnir. Slu-
smaller than I am, but Lin,vr than
"I take eights."
"Thou I should think Hho'd take slx-
lie laughed to hear her laugh, and a
whole row of customers wailed.
"U'a tho host hose attachment you
ver made." ho thought to himself, and
so It proved, for the cards are out and
they ure fiiruLshlns a regular birdcage
of a lint In the uorth end. Detroit Freu
A ModPKt Ilpro.
Not long ago a French chronlqupur
Moiitinliall of the Pails C'.nulols en
countered In a Utile village of the south
of France a gardener who wore, pin
ned oa his clean Sunday blouse, the
ribbon of the Legion of Honor. Nat
urallv. the newspaper man desired to
kn.nv how he got It. The gardener
who, l!Ue many of his trade, seemed to
be a silent man, was averse to mooting
mi old and wearisome demand, but
finally ho began:
Oh. I dou't know how 1 did get It!
t was at P.azeilloH with the rest of the
batlerv. All the officers were killed.
then down went all Un noneoiimils-
dloiicd olllcors. Itang! bang! bang! Ity
and Iit all the soldiers were dowu but
me. I had tired thu lust shot and nat
urally was doing what 1 could to stand
off the Havarfsns.
Well, a geneiv.l came, aud says he.
Where's your olllcors?'
"All dowu. says 1.
"Where's your gunners?' snys he.
" 'All down but me say: I.
"And you've been lighting hero all
alone?' says he.
'I couldn't lot 'em come and get the
guns, could 17 l say, .mm men no up
mid put this ribbon on me. probably
beoause there was miliod. vise there to
put It ou."
ClirxfrHf l.fn Wit.
I.o'rd Chesterfield was never at h los
for a polite retort.' Once lu 'proposed a
person as proper to till a place of great
trust, but which the king himself was
determined should be lilled by another.
The council, however; resolved not to
indulge the king, for fear of a danger
ous precedent.' and It was Lord t'hes-
terllehl's business to present the grant
of office for the king's signature. Not
to Incense his majesty by asking him
abruptly, he. with accents of great -hu
mility, begged to know, with whose
name his majesty would bo pleased to
have the blanks lilled up.
With the devil's!" replied tho king
In a paroxysm of rage.
"Anil shall the Instrument." said tho
oarl coolly, ""rim ns usual. "Our trusty
and well beloved cousin and coun
selor?' " At tlilx - repartee the king
laughed and with great good humor
signed the grant.
London Word nntclior.
Time Is required liy nn American oar
to accustom Itself to English "ns she
Is spoke" lu London. Tho cockney who
had no difficulty of corrupting tho Nor
man French, making lloute do Itoy
"Iiotten row" and Marie lo Hon "Ma
rylebone and r.eauchiimp, who was
one of the principal lieutenants of the
Conqueror and was rewarded with the
lauds at Warwick. Into "Beoohttiu'
would readily call High Holborue
"'Ighobon" and Ludgato 1 1 111 "Lu
gut'lll." Indeed the English of the cab
and bus driver, bright as they nro In
their own employments, is not readily
understood. One has to ask a bus eon
ductor more than once as to thu Identi
ty-of the place to which he Is bound,
for in falling out the names there Isu
the faintest resemblance to what ho
considers thu proper pronunciation.
Tlie Way Ont.
"So you refuse to give mo the uion
ey?' said the prodigal sou.
"Not another cent do you get, re
plied the stern parent.
"Then hero goes," said the youth ns
he sel.ed a silver mounted pistol from
his father' desk.
"Luhuppy boy! cried tne old man
"would you take your life?"
"No," replied tho son, "I'm goln
loan this to my 'iiuclu.' " Chicago
Vp to the .ew SUmlnrd.
"I unilerstuud you are looking for
servant," said the girl.
"Oh. dear, no," answered the lady of
the house. "When I was first married
I was foolish enough to occasionally
look for u uervitut. but I got over that
I'm looking for u general supervisor of
tho household now." Chicago I'ost.
8uf-l r Slowed Away.
Mamma Willie, did you eat
Willi Why. inaminu. I heard the
rats In the closet, an I Jest thought I'd
move it out of their reach. l'lillade!
. "A gro:U many peoplo," nyg the
Mamiyunk philosopher, "must Im-Iicv
there'b luck in odd unmlx-rd Judgiu
by the way they look ( (t for No. I."
ND OI-' JAP.VN.
The Stony ot Chobel, tb.s Man
Who Knew No Hear.
The following legend of Cho'oei
is lieen handed clown m Japan as
indicative of the courage of the
bravis." or duelists, who nourished
in l eildodoi'iiigthesixteentliccini.ry
forming a sort of Japanese St. Her
mindad. rbohci, the leader of this
liiue. was a redoubtable swordsman,
hose constantly recurring due's
forced his mast or to expel him from
his retinue. Unwilling to enlist-with
another of the feudal lords, he as-
nibled all the D'Artugnans of
Yeddo alxiut about him until his power
incited even the princ-'s to envy, al
though they declined to recognize the
On tills pretense he was excluded .
from a popular tea house one day at
in hour when was expected Juiro.ayo-
tnon, the leader of the Jiauunoios.
then tho most influential jxilitical
party in Japan, who had arrogated
tho city of eddo for the official
residence. Hut Chols-i. with a shrug
f his shoulders, forced his way past
the the attendants into the apart
ments reservedfor the prince, where
he removed Ills garments and cast
himself on a couch in feigned slumber.
Who is that brute?'" demanded
the prince on hi arrival. '"1 lie
leader of the swordsmen.'" they an
swered him. Juiiw.rveinon seated
himself in silence and U'van to smoke. '
Having smoked his pipe, he emptied
the glowing cinders into the pro
tended sleoper's nostrils, repeating
this live times, when he paused, as
tounded by such courageous en
durance. Chobci. noting this, yawned
uhhed his eyes like- can. awakening
from profound slumber and exclaimed"
"You. O most noble master! And
I having drunk too much should have
slept uncovered ln-fore your eyes!
How shall I excuse mv vulgarity?"
'I have, so long nought your ac
quaintance that you are forgiven.
He seated, and accept thw cup of
wine. 1 prav Ton.
Politeness forbade Chobci to refuse
a drop of the prollei-vd cup, a huge
beaker of "loworful wine, offered him
in the hope of overimwcring him.
I Jut ' Chobci drained it easily and,
replenishing it. presented it to his
host, who nccomplishid this feat with
tho utmost dttlicultv.
Will your highness jiormit nn to
offer you some gift of value?'' Chobci
asked humbly : "
"What do yon most desire?"
Thinking to render the brave ridicu
lous before the whole city, tho prince
"A plate of macaroni."
"Ah. Cltoibe," thought he, "the
town will soon be telling how the
great duelist was permitted only to
offer a plate of macaroni to the presi
dent of the Hatamotos."
After a whispered colltxuy the
attendant disappeared, leaving the
two enemies alone, smiling but impas
sive. ' Hut soon a great noise pene
trated the apartment, and the prince
discovered a crowd of workmen busi
ly constructing an immense wall of.
macaroni around the teahouse. All
Yeddo was assembled to view this
unique and royal gift. Discomfited
that the "bravo" should have outwit
ted h'w: ruse, the prince departed to
plan revenge. The following day
brought with it in an invitation from
Juirozayomon to breakfast. Des
pite his comrades' lemonstrances,
Chobci insisted on accepting it. As.
he entered the prince's dwelling the
Samurais threw themselves ujioii him
with drawn swords. Chobei's innncse
muscular strength enabled him to dis
arm thorn: when he proceeded unan
nounced to the rear apartment.
"Pardon ine, your lordship." said
he, "for announcing myself. Your
attendants have forgotten to do so."
''.Surely. Perhaps they have sought
quarrel with you. Twas but a joke,
for I wagered that all six could not
disarm you. Perhaps you would like
a bath to refresh yourself."
Who shall say that Chobci was wise?
Alone in his enemy's house he discard
ed his weapons, removed his garments
and crouched in the bath. Tho wat
er that was at first hot wussoon lxiil
ing. Chobci dashed from the bath,
but ten spears held by invisible hands
forced him back. SunWutcd bv
steam, exhausted bv loss of blood.
Chobci fell dying to the ground.
J. he humuruis were still congratulating-
themselves on their success
when v loud knocking wus heard.
Inquirer revealed the duelist's eon.,
fedora tes who were come to seek their
"Ho is drunk and cannot see you.""
"Our leader is dead. We 'have
brought his bier." .
The Samurais were dumb with as
tonishment. Chobci had divined the
trap, yet preferring to sustain his
reputation of daring untarnished bv
any acchsution of fear, had voluii
tarily gone to his assassination