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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 12, i9J0
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Hospital Cause of Serious
Tho matter of whether or not the
County of Maui should keep up the
the maintenance of the Mululani
Hospital has been under considera
tion by the Hoard of Supervisors for
some time past, and in order to get
the vie.w.s of various people inter
ested the letter pfinted below has
been sent out by a cou'imittce of the
' Although it will necessarily ho a
loss' to the County to maintain a
Hospital, the question which has
caused the greatest amount of worry
is whether it is advisable to repair
the present building or builda now
hospital in'a more centrally located
For a long time past the Mululani
Hospital building has been found
k inadequate and unsanitary, but the
Territorial authorities have never
seen fit to remedy the trouble.
On reading the letter sent out by
.the, coin niittee tbe'public will get a
better understanding of .the situa
ition, and a the figure therein con
gained speak for themselves.
4Wailuku, Maui, T. II., Jan. 28, 1910
The undersigned, -having
tjpppitited a Committee of the Hoard
of Supervisors on the question of
Continuance ..of, the .Malulani Hospi
tal, reieetfully ask your advice on
Ithe subject. ,
The following was tho'cost of the
(Hospital and the number of pa
tients receiving care therein, for the
jterin from July 1st to Dec. .list,
jGross cost of tho Hospital
for G month!) 2,540.00
jSalary of tho attending. .
f; Pliysician 300.00
I'otal gross cyst to County S2.840.G1
Receipt from pay patients 800.00
ijfumber of hospital-daj-s
!' . .
of pay patients doi) uays
Number of hospital-days
of indigents 300 days
iTotal number of hospital
, days. 1055 days
Gross cost per patient per
May.. S - 2.71
Net, .cost per patient per
.vJay to County... 1.93
Net cost per indjgent pa
tient per day . (about) . 1.18
Thus the net loss on pay patients
in private rooms, per day was $.21
and on ward pay patients per day
81.71, and an average loss on all1
pay patients per day of 1.55.
In order to carry on the-Hospital,
with tho present policy, and have
the institution of reasonable useful
ness to tho Avhole community, tho
following expenses must bo incurred
Instruments, medical and ,
appliances I fjOO.OO
Construction of new oper-
, ating room y '
Construction of maternity
rooms fsay 2)
Construction of pest house
Construction of morgue. .
Various other needs, re
Total expenditure- needed
in tho near future $5,500.00
Having the ahoye data,, we would
ask you to kindly answer tho fol
lowing questions: Should tho Coun
ty continue to keep the Hospital
'open to pay patients? Or, should
the County close tho Hospital and
endeavor to provide for the care of
Maui Politically Quiet New
On the Island of Maui politics
are in a somnolent state. It may
be likened to the, -approach of
Hallcy'e comet. Every one has
heard about it, but ordinary folks
may scan the heavens in vain and
see nothing not even the smudge
or other sign of the approaching
wonder. But it is coming, neverthe
less. Last Tuesday the republican
executive committee had . what,
might be aptly called a full meet
ing. Although only a very short
notice was given yet every member
or proxy holder turned up bright
and early. Tho meeting aroused
public interest and drew it away
from the approaching Konohi fes
tivities, but the committee did
nothing, although some talked
wisely on the situation, some de
plored the government by com
mission talk, some took a fall out
of the prohibition movement, and
others again only took" notes, made
few guarded expressions of
opinions, lntiniatea a desire lor
more exact information of the
views of the people, and adjourned
to a later, date, when something
definite will probably be doing.
The Committeemen exercised
some ingenuity getting-around the
man on the street, who wanted a
confidential chat and incidentally
goj. a peep in at what the meeting
did or meant to do. Once that
point was safely evaded tho street
talk went on merrily as to candi
dates and the woods seem full of
'em and tickets intending to take
the field for tho November events.
The Democratic Committee, met
the other day and are said to bo
bestirring themselves to put up a
straight ticket from delegate to
county officers, and of course tho
home rulers are expected to quit
trying to run a ticket of their" own
and vote the democratic ticket
straight, which is all vory well but
for the fact, home rulers think one
of their political duties is to vote
for Charlie Notly for delegate and
Billy White, Senate from Maui.
To corral tho seven hundred or
so home rule, votes, the Maui
democrats may decide to leave the
partj's delegate candidate out in
the cold, as was done tho last cam
paign, and concentrate tho party,
strength on the legislative - and
county tickets, but then tho homo
rulers might want to put up a
straight ticket of tlioirbwn, just to
be in at the polls.
Then again should certain con
tingencies happen a full Hedged
independent ticket 'is expectod to
take tue held, in wnicn event luaui
voter will he plentifully supplied
with candidates, to vote for, but
the votes that is another story.
indigent siek at private Hospitals,
by subsidies or otherwise.
If a Hospital is continued for tlc
benefit of mv natients as well as
indigents, should not contagious and
maternity cases be eared for also
Tim iiresent'sito of tho Hosnital
buildings, are most unsatisfactory.
It tlio Hospital is to no maintained
for pay patients, would it not be
wiser to select a now site and erect
new buildings than to spond 85000
on the present sito and continue to
try and maintain the present build
iiiL's? If von favor selecting a new
site, and erecting new buildings,
kindly state what site is your pre
ference. (Sgd.) T. H. LYONS,
W.m. F. POGUE,
Committee on Hospitals.
Edwin K. Hart
Popular Young Man Mortally
Injured in llilo. '
Edwin Hart, was run over by an
engine in llilo last Saturday, and
received mortal injuries which re
sulted in his death the following
The accident happened while the
young man was trying to board th'e
engine. Ho slipped and was thrown
under the avheels, which passed
over one of his iegs, badly, crush
ing it. Medical aid was quickly
summoned, but the shock aud loss
of blood combined was. too great
and death resulted.
Edwin K. Hart was the eldest son
of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund II. Hart'
of Wailuku, and had resided with
bis parents hero up to the time he
tooka position on the llilo Break
water under Engineer Quinn of the
Federal Service. He was a member
of the llilo militia, and was a pro
mising young man with a bright
future, before hint. Tho remains
were prepared for burial under the
auspices of the Jocal chapter of the
Kamehameha lodge of which he
was also a member, and was brought
from llilo on last Wednesday's
Claudine, tcrbe taken on to Hono
lulu where the body will be intered
in Jhe family plot at the Nuuanu
Mr. and Mrs. Hart a. mi fa mil v
accompanied' by a host of friend
boarded-the Claudine at Kahului,
the former to follow tho remains to
Honolulu, tho latter to pay their
respects and to place appropriate
floral tributes on the casket.
A detaiHrom the llilo chapter
of the Kamehameha Lodge headed
by Itev. S. L. Desha accompanied
the remains of their deceased
brother on its last sad journey.
Wailuku Sugar Co.
has Small Cane Fire.
At the noon hour Tuesday a
small fire made things lively in the
upper Waikapu canefields bolopg
ing to the Wailuku Sugar Com
pany. The lire started in some trash
where Japanese workmen were re
moving cane flumes, possibly from
a workingmap's cigarette. The
field luna saw the blaze and set to
work with a half a dozen men to
put it out. Twice they had the
fire under control, but the change
able winds blew t)io sparks about
and started new fires elsewhere
until finally it got into the ad
joining field of ripe cane, when a
call was sent out for help. In
a very short time a largo force of
men arrived. and tho firo was soon
About, ten or twelve acres of cane
were burned but as the cane was cut
right after tliCvfire, there would bo
no lo3S from it. Deputy Sheriff
Clem Qrowoll and Jos. F. Welch,
Chief of Wailuku's Fire Depart
ment hurried ovor in an auto,
were among tho first to arrivo on
tho scene and did good work in
checking further spread of the fire.
Don't forget to attend the dramatic
recitnl given by Miss Evelyn MacDongal
at Maunnolu Seminary on Saturday even
ing, February 12. A very interesting
program has been prepared and an ex-
celleut entertainment is promised.
District Overseer V. E. Hal returned
frpui Honolulu by way of Kahaina Wed
The A. II. steamer Columbian now
loading at Knhului will take 4100 tons of
sugar icr Salinu Cruz,
f r c
T. Bv Lyons Presides In Ab;
sence of Chairman.
The Supervisors met 2 p. m.
Wednesday afternoon, Vice-Chairman
Lyons presiding, Mr. I'ogue
having gone to Honolulu on ac
count of the suit for water rights
for Wailuku and Kahului,,
Meeting-took a recess to 7 p. m.
when the board re-assembled.
The minutes of the last previous
meeting were read and approved.
Sheriff Saffery asked for the in
stallation of a telephone for the
police officer at Kahakuloa. Ae
this would necessitate the string
ing of about ten miles of wire. and
posts, Mr. Haia moved to grant
the request provided the Telephone
Company would run a lino to Ka
Deputy Sheriff Duvauchelle sent
in a requisition for a tent to shelter
himself and 'police while out watch
ing for predatory Japanese fisher
man from Honolulu, who make 'a
practice of going to certain locali
ties on Molokai, to gather small
fish by the millions. Deferred.
A communication from chair
man Pogtte was read stating that
pressinc business matters in which
the County is vitally Interested
compelled his absence and asking
that he be excused. Granted.
t Mr. H. A. Baldwin wrote asking
for the use of the road roller for
building a road leading to tho new
Paia hospital. Granted on motion
of Mr. Haia.
Sheriff Saffery recmended the
following appointments for the
approval of the board: Jos. Pes
tana, to bo a lieutenant of police,
Win. Mahu, to be constable. Both
appointment are for the Wailuku
IfSport of Dr. Win. Osmers -was
read. The County phj'sician had
attended a number of persons in
Wailuku Jail needing medical at
tendance. Also about 29 cases in
the Malulani Hospital, 5 of which
were surgical cases. The expenses
of the hospital for tho month
totalled over $400.00. Filed.
Fish Inspector W. E. K. Maikai
of Wailuku reported having re
gularly inspected restaurants, poi
shops and butcher shops. Had
inspected a total of 7030 fresh fish
offered for sale on the streets of
Dr. Franklin Hurt of Lahaina
reported attending three cases of
typhoid fever, and gavo the cheer
ing news that no new cases have
broken out in three weeks. Re
comnionded certain unsanitary
ponds and swamps be filled in or
Chas. Makckau, the Lahaina
fish inspector, reported having kept
a vigilant oye on tho 5 poi shops,
the restaurants and other places,
and of having inspected 70,277
fresh fish offered for sale. Filed.
Dr. McConkey of Paia, reported
having discovered ten new cases of
'tuberculosis in tho Makawao dis
trict. Thorq were two cases badly
in need of proper care and atten
tion. Had written to Honolulu
and had received a reply that thq
patients would bo cared for in the
institution for incurables for -$1.50
per diem each. The doctor recom
mended that the county get a few
tents and givotho patients a chance
camping out in the superb Kula
climato. Referred to the Super
visor from Makawao,
Tho Finance Committee of the
board recommended against grant
ing the request of Inspector Make-
. AGAIN SCORES
Kills Woolley's Scheme, to Force Prohibition on,
Hawaii and Submits to Leave Matter to
Vote of the People Which Carries.
(SPECIAL TO THE A1AUI NEW8.I
uar deg. test 4.11 Heels 12s 10Jd
WASHINGTON, February 31. It was agreed today by the
Senate Committee having the matter in charge to leave the
matter of prohibition toa vote of the people of Hawaii. A joint
resolution will be introduced in Congress to this effect. Delegate
Kuhio forced tho hand of the anti saloon people by submitting
HONOLULU, February 11. The civic, federal ion favors the '"pro
hibition bill. ;' '
McDonald resigned from tho board of health.
Charlock goes to another part of the department.
Lawrence has been transferred to the quarantine department' "
Wayson and Sexton will do McDonalds work. '
Liliuokalani has rovoked her trust deed and placed her .affairs
.temporarily in tho hands of attorney's. A row between Aea and' lau
kea was the cause of the trouble. ' ' '
The S. S. Wilhelmina went aground but was soon floated, on her
trip to Honolulu. ' ' J
News has been, received of the death in Denver of Miss Cam a neice
of Frank Thompson who visited here last year. She was in an ' auto
accident which resulted in the death of three of the party. ' ''''
WASHINGTON, February 11.
tha't the Curtis bill for prohibition
SEOUL, February 11. Through tho confession of a prisoner, it
has been discovered that an organized murder league exists 'in San
Francisco and Honolulu, and that this league was closely' connected
with the murder of Prince Ito. ' - -
NEW YORK, February 11. Theodore Roosovelt Jr., is engaged
to murry Miss Alexander. ' ''''&'
Oliver Spitzer, the dock superintendent of the American Sugar Re-
finery Co., has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for frau
dulent weighing. ' '
WASHINGTON, February 11, The bill of Congressman Hayes
of California, restrictinjg Japanese immigration has been .favorably, re
ported in the House.
LOS ANGELES, February 11. Flynn and Langford are again
matched for a go of forty-five rounds. : V '
HONOLULU, February 10. The Bar Association endorsed Henrjv
E. Cooper for the judgeship. , ' ' ' ' ' ' '
Dr. Norgaard may get a call
St. Andrew's church received gifts of land and money. The land
was given by W. G. Irwin and tho money by a lady whoso nauio is
not mentioned. St. Andrew's Priory is free fioni debt. ?'
WASHINGTON, February 10. The investigation into the cost
of high living will bo broad and will includo wearing apparel aB well
as food stuffs. Tho Territory of Hawaii will he included in the investigation.
kau of Lahaina for an increase of
pay. Action deferred till Friday
011 motion of Mr. Haia.
The Committee on Lahaina
Water Works presented a report
recommending taking 2500 feet of
( hich galv. pipe purchased for the
Kula pipe lino, now at Kahului,
and to use said piping to extend
and enlarge the Lahaina water
works. Action deferred.
The annual report of the receipts
and expenditures of the County of
Maui compiled by the County
Auditor was presented and ordered
to be published. The total receipts
wore $258,289.18, the expenditures
.$216,444.19 leaving a healthy
balance of $41,794.99.
Dr. Deas of liana reported sani
tary and health conditions satisfac
tory, except there were three lepers
in the district. They could not be
sent to Honolulu right off but must
wait until the Hoard of Health has
room for them at the Kalihi re
Dr. Hayes of Molokai submitted
a draft giving floor plan of pro
posed hospital building of his dis
trict. Tho plans called for a build
ing sufficient to house four patients
Senator Do Pew Blated yesterday .
for, Hawaii will probably,. bo . ogjiin . y
... . . .'fe
down today for failure."" to inspect r - W,
with an addition for a disponsary.
The doctor also recommended that
the county build a cottage for the
physician. Referred to the Com,,.v
mittee on hospitals. "
Dr. St. Sure reported on the un
satisfactory general, sanitary con
ditions in tho town of Wailuku
and Kahului, and recommended 'a
general building ordinance to -govern
building construction. De
Petitions asking for surveys and
construction of wagon belt roads
around Maui were presented and
filed. The petitions were numer
ously signed. .
Mr.W. H.Scott Hat Poundmoster
of Kaupo wrote that ho had built
himself a pound for cstrays and
wanted the County to pay tho cost
?J4.5U. Referred to the' County
Engineer. - v
J. K. Kaupu of Ualapue, Molo
kai headed a petition witii 25
names for a pound for estrays for
that place, but contrary to natural
expectation recommended R. K.
Kaanwai be appointed pound
master. Referred to Mr. Meyers.
Adjournment was taken at 9:30