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GIYE US A GALfc
Sanitary regulations op
i THE HOARD OF HEALTH
FOR ALL VILLAGES AND
POPULOUS LOCALITIES IN
THE TERRITORY OP HA
WAII OUTSIDE OF THE
SANITARY DISTRICT OF
The following regulations slin.ll np-
ply to, aiul be enforced in all villages
and populous localities in tho Terri
tory of Hawaii outside of the Sani
tary District of Honolulu!
REGARDING HUILD1NGS AND
Sec. (1) Where the space be
tween buildings is less than fifteen
feet the water from the roofs of the
buildings shall be conducted in water
tight leaders nnd made to discharge
into suitable drains lending onto
street or alley gutters and if any
buildings is so situated that the
water from the roofs of said building
will run under tho building nnd not
drain off the same rule shall apply.
This regulation shall not apply to
buildings where the amount ot water
discharged from the roofs will not be
detrimental to the public health or
AIR SPACE BETWEEN BUILD
Sec. (2) No building, flush with a
street or streets bounding tho lot on
which it is to stand, shall hereafter
be erected within five feet of any
other boundary line of said lot, un
less the nature and location of such
building and tho purposes for which
it is to be constructed and adapted,
do not require said vacant spuco for
the preservation of public health and
public sanitation. There shall be a
clear air space of ten feet between
all buildings, except such sis are
flush with a street or streets boun
ding the lot on which they Stand,
unless the nature and location of such
buildings and the purposes for which
they arc to be constructed and
adapted, do not requivo .said vacant
space, for tho preservation of the
public health and public sanitation.
The word "buildings" in this para
graph shall be construed to mean
and include sheds, lean-tos, privies,
outhous'es and all other structures of
LIGHT AND VENTILATION OF
Sec. (15) Each and every room in
tended for use for human habitation
shall be provided with at least eight
square feet of window area having
unobstructed access into tho open
air for each 100 square feet of floor
space in said room; and at least one
half of said window space shall bo
movable and available for ventilation.
AIR SPACE UNDER BUILDINGS.
Sec. (4) Every building shall
have on au average at least twenty
inches of clear space for the circula
tion of air between the floor timbers
and the ground, and shall have suf
ficient openings for ventilation in the
outer walls to admit a free circula
tion of air; but, in case this nir space
canuot bo secured without reaching
"ground water level" then there
shall be no air space, but the floor
shall bo of concrote or masonry.
YARDS, AREAS, COURTS ETC.
Sec. (5) Yards, areas, courts, al
leyways and other open space with
in or between buildings, where water
is used for washing of any kind, shall
b? properly graded and cemented, or
paved so as to be water proof, and
drained into trapped drains proper
ly connected with sewer or cesspool
where practicable or drained away
CO feet from any dwelling and no per
manent wooden floor or grating shall
bo maintained over tho same.
WATER TIGHT FLOORS.
See. (6) All houses structures,
rooms or parts thereof, in which
water is used, or intended to bo us
ed, in such quantity as to render tho
floor or floors thereof constantly
damp, shall have such floor or floors,
made absolutely water-proof, with
proper drainage into trapped lead
ers conveying tho water away into
cesspool or sewer where practicable
or drained &way 50 fece from any
dwelling; and tho water proofing of
all such floors shall bo dono in a man
ner satisfactory to tho Board of
Sec. (7) No building 6r structure
shull bo used as a residence or. placo
of human habitation or abcW which
is..sltimled upon land where there Is
standing water within eighteen
inches of the surface of the ground;
nor shall nuy building or structure
bo so used that is placed on land
that has been made by filling in with
dangerous and insanitary refuse or
garbage or any substance dangerous
to the public health.
REGARDING PRIVY VAULTS
Sec. (8) No privy vault, sink or
cesspool shall hereafter bo located
or constructed within fifty feet of
any stream, lake, pond, well or
spring of water, nor within two feet
of the h'no of any lot; nor shall it be
made more than eighteen or less than
six feet deep, or placed in such a
position that it is not easily acces
sible for emptying and cleaning.
Sec, (!)) When necessary for the
preservation of the public health
the sides and bottom of any privy
vault, sink or cesspool, shall bo made
either wholly or in part-water tight,
so as to prevent any saturation of
tho ground about the said vault, sink
or cesspool, and shall bn provided
with, suitable ventilating arrange
Sec. (10) No structure or cover
shall be put upon or over any privy
vault, siuk or cesspool, until it has
been inspected by tho proper agent of
the Board of Health and approved
as meeting tho requirements of these
regulations and of public health.
Sec. (11) Any privy-vault, sink
or cesspool, already constructed
which has become a nuisance, or in
any way dangerous to life or detri
mental to health, shall bo removed,
reconstructed, or altered to meet
the requirements of these regulations
and of public health, as directed by
the Board of Health or its Agent.
Sec. (12) Tho Board of Health or
its Agent may cause tho emptying
or disinfecting of any privy-vaults,
sink or cesspool that is dangerous to
the public health, at the expense of
tho owner or occupant of the
premises after 48 hour notice and
failure to comply therewith.
Sec. (18) No privy-vault or cess
pool shall bo excavated or maintain
ed within ten feet of any dwelling
house or inhabited building or cook
ing-house or place where cooking is
Sec. (14) All waste, soil, sewer
or drain pipes shall be of cast iron,
lead or vitrified clay. If of iron or
lead the joints shall be caulked with
molten lead; if of vitrified cla-, they
shall have tight cement joints all
joints to be smooth in the inside;
open drains may be of water tight
Sec. (15) All cesspools or privy
vaults when abandoned and the uso
thereof discontinued shall bo at once
disinfected and filled with earth,
sand, ashes, or other clean material.
In no case shall material dangerous
to tho public health be used in fill
ing such privy-vault or cesspool.
SANITARY REGULATIONS FOR
Sec. (1(5) Tho floor of tho stalls
shall bo made water tight and may
bo made of tho following materials;
Tongue and grooved planks, cement,
asphaltum or broken (coral) rock to
the dopth of six inches covered with
clay well tamped.
Sec. (17) All stalls shull be con
structed with a slant of at least
three and one half inches from front
Sec. (18) Tho water tight floor
ing of the stalls may be covered with
suitable material, provided such ma
torial shall not bo allowed to become
saturated with animal discharges
and remain until insanitary.
Sec. (19) Liquid discharges from
auhuals shall bo conducted into a
drain or ditch to a cesspool or sower
whero practicable and said drain or
ditch shall be flushod and kept clean.
Sec. (20) All manure from stables
shall be removed at least ouo in
Sec. (21) These regulations shall
apply to livery, hack, bus, tramcar,
truck, express, dairy and all other
stables whero five or more horses or
mules arc kept.
Sec. (22) No garbage, stablo ma-mr-c,
night soil or animal or vegeta
ble refuse of any nature which is
dangerous to the public health shall
bo used for grading purposes, or for
filling up any house lot or other
tract of land laud.
Sec. (23) Any person violating
any of tho foregoing regulations
shall bo punished as provided by
Capt. Bob English has been sick
since his return from Hilo. having
perhaps found tho climate of Hilo
too dam) for him.
Captain Pcdcrsen of tho steamer
Mikahala, has been placed in com
mand of the now steamer Ilanalei.
It is probable that Captain Mosher
will take the Mikahala and Captain
Grceno the Keauhoa.
The steamer America experienced
a very rough trip from Ivahului to
Hilo, the water being so deep on the
forward deck at limes that the
sailors had to swim. Pilot Bob
English was carried to Hilo on the
America, returning on the Kinau
Much anxiety is being felt for tho
Olymp'm. Heretofore, she has made
the run in fifteen days, but us the
time that has elapsed since she left
is twice that period, and as she has
not been sighted anywhere on her
course, the gravest fears arc enter
tained for tho safety of she overdue
San Francisco, March 5. An im
portant piece of testimony was
given yesterday by Freight Clerk
George Engleharkt of the wrecked
steamer Rio do Janeiro in the Inquiry
now being held by Captains Bolles
and Bulger, Federal inspectors of
hulls and boilers. It was, in effect,
that tho niglit before the' accident
Captain Ward was afraid to enter
the port in the fog, and said that
Pilot Jordan advised the move, but
he himself would stay outside a
week before he would attempt it.
Hardly less important was a frank
admission by Chief Engineer P. II.
Herlihy that he had been remiss in
not beiug at his post while the ship
was entering the harbor.
Third Officer C. J. Holland of the
Rio Janeiro, reported drowned,
escaped in a boat with seven of
the Chinese crow. He says that
Captain Ward was carrying Mrs.
V.'ildniau to one of tho boats when
tho steamer went down. Among
other effects picked up by the fisher
men was tho box containing Captain
Ward's papers. The licenses of
Capt. Ward, First Officer Johnson
and Second Officer Coghlan were
found floating in the bay near
Alcatraz and picked up by Capt.
Lundquist of the steamer Acme.
Thopuiscr's list of passengers was
Vessels in Port--KaIuilui
Am. Schr. Compeer, Larson, from
Port Townsend, lumber.
Am. Ship Charmer. John Slater,
from Ladysmith, B. (2 coal.
Am. Bark Edward May, Hansen,
from Honolulu, ballast.
Am. Schr. S. T. Alexander, lpsen,
from S. F. merchandise.
Am. Schr. Serena Thayer, Nielsen,
from Taconia, lumber.
Am. Schr. Dora Blulini, Seymour,
from S. F. merchandise.
Am. Schr. Mary Dodge, Olsen,
from Tacoma, lumbor.
Am. Schr. Lyman I). Foster,
Iulhnan, from Now Castle, coal.
March K5. S. S. Claudine, Parkei'.
March Hi, S. S. Centennial, Anderson,
March 14,.Ottillie Fjord, Bosch,
for S. F. (5500 bags sugar.
March 10. S. S. Claudine, Parker,
Honolulu PostofJlce Time Table.
UATK NAME FROM
Mar, 1 America Maru. . .Yokohama
" 12 Ventura S. F.
" 12 Sonoma Colonies
" 13 Miowora Colonies
" 14 Coptic San Francisco
' 1C Gaelic Yokohama
" 22 America Maru S. F.
" 23 Hongkong Maru Yokohama
" 30 City of Peking S. F.
Mar. 1 Amorica Maru S. F.
"12 Ventura Colonies
" 12 Sonoma S. F.
" 13 Miowora Victoria, B. C
".14 Coptic Yokohama
" 10 Gaollc S. F.
" 1(5 AVarrimoo Colonies
".22 America Maru. . .Yokohama
" 23 Hougkong Maru. ...... S. F.
" 30 City of Peking... Yokohama
Tho "Milwaukee Patent Puncture Proof Tiros. Solo Agency
and only place whero the guarantee on these tires can bo tilled is at:
F" alley's Honolulu Cyclery, Ltd.
'a!ley9s Hilo CycSery
Poi'the morgan &. XMrifUt Hack Tires, s
If you wish to .
keep your papers in order, either in tho
office or at your home, buy one of MACEY'S DESKS. They are
cheap, as wo 3oll them at San Francisco prices, at the samo lime
elegant and durable, and they will save you much time and'
A whole carload arrived on tho "Wrestler" of which several
styles and grades are already on exhibition. Call and soe them.
H. HACKFELD & CO., Ltd.
Exclusive Dealers for the Hawaiian Territory,
Merchant Street, between
Tie Bank of Hawaii
Incorporated Under the Laws of
tho Republic of Hawaii.
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS:
SURPLUS & UNDIVIDED PROFITS $171,564.94
Chas. M. Cooke President
P. C. Jones Vice-President
C. H. Cooko Cashier
F. C. Athcrton Assistant Cashier
Directors Henry Watorhouse,
Tom May, F. W. Macfarlano, E. D.
Tenny, J. A. McCandless.
Solicits the Accounts of Firms.Cor
porations, Trusts, Individuals, and
will promptly and carefully attend to
all business conncotod with banking
entrusted to it. Sell and Purchase
Foreign Exchange, Issuo Letters of
Ordinary and Term Deposits re
ceived and Intorest allowed in ac
cordance with rules and conditions
printed In pass books, copies of
which may bo had on application.
Judd Building, Fort St.,Honolulu
Pacific Cycle & Mfc Co.
STERLING and IYER JOHNSON
DELERS IN AllUlndtof sporting Good,
ra '.. . .a. V. ' " J
Honolulu CycleW Co.,
LIMITED. . .
Fort and Alakea Streets.
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Kickapoo Indian SAGWA
" COUGH CURE
" WORM KILLER
HEALY & BIGELOW.
Main offico and permanent- address-
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ISew Haven, Conn.
For snle by all
Leading Stores, and Druggists
Tiico H. Davis el Co
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