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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 19JJ
HE KNEW HIM WFl I . , , .-1 ' ' .
But That Was No Excuis Foi Publicly
About the year 1847 Charles Webb
was playing at the old Chatham thea
ter. New y0rk and during the en
gntteraent he became Intimate with a
young dsn dealer named Shaplelgh.
doing business in Washington market.
The flsh dealer wns a genius in more
' ways thiiri one. In his younger days
ne hnd belonged to-a Juvenile dramat
lc compuny. and In his manhood, since
making .Webb's acquaintance, he had
been behlud the curtain durtug ' re-
bearsnl and bad really fancied be would
dearly love to appear Jut once."
" Webb became" natlnfled that Shan
lelgh could act add was willing to
please him, and it so happened that
an opportunity presented Itself which
bad not been nnilclpated. The night
of Webb's bencat had been fixed, on
which occnnlon he was to piny the
character of Uamlet The actor who
bad been, set apart for the character
Of Polontus was unexpectedly called
away. In which emergency ' Webb
ought his friend at Washington mar
ket and asked him if he would help
him. Shaplelgh was only too glad to
. do it. The eventful night carue. and a
front box had been reserved for Sbap
leigh's wife and-little daughter and
other relatives and friends. .The house
was packed, with every bit of standing
room occupied. Tbe play commenced
and all went well, the beneflciery re-
. ceiving round after round of applause
on his first entrance, and it was tbe
same with tbe kind friend who bad
"no magnanimously volunteered bis
valuable services."; The first act went
off smoothly. In tbe second act. scene
2. ' Tolonlus Is on the stage with
. king' and queen, when to them en
ters Hamlet, reading from a book.
, King and queen are unceremoniously
bustled out of the way, "Do- you
know me. my lord?' Tolonius asks.
"Excellent well.' Ton are a fishmon
ger. Hamlet replies. 'according to the
text. Tbis aronsed the Indignation of
Sbapleigb's wife. and. forgetting all
else but the direct. Insult offered to
ber husband, she exclaimed . loud
enough to be heard-. In every part of
tbe bouse: "Well. It ain't very nice of
you. Mr, Webb, after Tom has been
' so good to you to go showing him up
in public in that fnshionl I'd have
you know that a fishmonger, as you
. call him, is as good as an actor any
dayP ' 'For a moment a- wondering si
lence fell upon tbe . house.. That mo
ment was caught by Sbaplelgb. whose
' wits had not forsaken him, and. look
ing up toward his wife's box, he said.
. with an assuring nod: "It's all right,
Bessie. It's so In the- book!"- And
- then, the" secret out, the bouse "came
" down. ..'
A Man oV Little Faith.
A. colored preacher took some-can-'
didates for immersion down-to a river
, In Louisiana. Seeing some alligators
In the stream, one of them objected.
s . "Why, ; brother,-' urged , the pastor.
f, : "can't you trust' the Lord? He took
; care of Jonah; didn't he?" ; -ffc,
"T-a-a-s," admitted the darky, "but
- a whale's different. A whale's got
s mem'ry. but if one o' dem 'gators wus
ter s waller dis nigger he'd Jes' go to
. aleep dar In the sun an' forglt all
His First, Words.
"1 guess," remarked simple old Farmer-Hoe.
"that we'd better- have An
drew stop studyin' .bo 'hard. 'Taln't
good for ,his mind.-' 4
"I haven't noticed anything onusual,"
answered bis wife. .
"Ko? But I have.. When he comes
home from school for bis holidays, aft-
" .'taik't good fob bis wind "
er travelln' scores and scores of miles,
what do ye think his fust word
"I d'no." ,
"He says. "Well, father, I'm half
back now. '
"I looked at 'lui, and I says, 'What
do ye mean?"
' 'Just what I aay. I'm halfback.'
VI says: 'Andrew, don't ye realize
wbare ye are? Ye ain't half back.
Te're all tbe way back, and I'm glad
to aee ye too.' An all he done was
to jes' laugh and say he'd tell me all
about It some time." Omaha World
Pastor's Bad Example.
The Intemperate citizen .had prom
ised the clergyman that he would that
night take Just another drink and
come to service on the morrow.
On Monday the clergyman chided the
citizen for not having kept bis word.
"You promised me you'd take Just an
other drink; see how many you've bad
"Yes." retorted the man astutely,
"yesterday morning you said, 'Now.
Just another word,' and see bow many
mora you gave ua after that" Widow.
Heart to Heart
By EDWIN A. NYE.
THE POWER. OF SUGGESTION.
"1 am well,''
fo you appreciate what force may
be in such a declaration? Suppose, on
th other hand, you should say
, "I am, sick."
You repeat the statement again and
again. By and by you begin to be
lieve It, and you end the thlug In bed.
"Yes; there Is truth In "the new
thought," "suggestive therapeutics"
and all those modern cults that em
phasize tbepowcr of the miud over
Not only does the mind affect the
body; it affects itself.
When one realizes this subtle power
of suggestion It will not do to say, "It
makes no difference what one be
lieves." It lumters tremendously. .
It is a fact that persons attract Ill
ness to . themselves by constantly
thinking about It. They fix images of
disease In the mind. Tbey not only
predispose themselves to disease, but
lessen the power of the mind's resist
ance. ' -
One should learn to be master of
himself under nil conditions.
By practice one may be able to throw
off the symptoms of an ordinary. In
disposition by refusing to accept the
symptom and holding clearly in mind
the opposite thought health.
Have you not sometimes . Insisted
that you would uot give up until your
work was finished, to find before the
Job was done that you felt better? Had
you. given up and gone to bed you
wouM have been really ill."
The overcoming power of mini is a
workable power. ; - "'-..
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the
poetess, literally . kept her,, frail body
alive by mental affirmation.
Robert Louis' Stevenson would not
give up his work even when sickness
put him on his back. Much of his best
work was. done in bed. Most men
would have given up and died. '
Theodore Roosevelt, the robust, was
a puny boy of New York. Ills will
power took hi in to tbe plains to build
up a physique. '
What a lonesome world this bad
been if only those had worked who
"felt like it!" ' " A. ,
Of course the power of mind has Its
limitations, and the practice of sugges
tion may lie carried to ridiculous ex
tremes. But . ? .-
Bear this in mind:
You are captain on tbe deck of your
own vessel. Storms and currents may
deflect your course, but you are mas
ter of the voyage and its destiny. i
. Never give up the ship!
Heart to Heart
By EDWIN A. NYE.
' THE VEIL. ' " .
"If I could only know!" '
What a desire' we mortals have to
penetrate the mysteries of the future!
We are always trying to peer through
the veil that thinly Intervenes between
us and tbe eternities, seeking to fath
om the unknowable. -i. -
Tbe fortune teller and the palmist
find their vocations because of that
Ood has hidden the future from mor
And wisely so. ' -!
But some will say. "If I had only
known my dear one was to pass so
soon away a Into -the unseen holy I
should have had more enjoyment of
him and made his, days mora pleas
ant" . . -
Would you? .
With the black cloud of certain be
reavement hanging over his head and
yours, could you have enjoyed the in
tervening .days? Ask yourself that
Had you known the fatal day you
would have been a 'mourner all the.
Tbe limitations of our knowledge
save us. If we could read the horo
scope of the future we might be ap
palled by the revelations.
If you could foresee what Is to be.
either your eagerness to enjoy the
coming happiness or your dread of the
coming sorrow would sadly unfit you
for the sobor duties of your everyday
The secret of the future 'would put
a great unrest lu your life; And it
might turn your brain.
With such a tremendous revelation
it would be impossible to live your
Would you, anxious mother, reaUy
like to know the future of your baby!
i-o you say year . .
Suppose that vision of tbe days to
come showed a Jlttle white coffin!
No; what is to be Is wisely bldd&u.
If the dreud of au uncertuliaiy some
times makes sore the heart within us,
what would be the monstrous drey.d
of a 'certaintV?
. It is bene,-, much better, fo walk
by faith. .As Wtnttier says:
I know not wher hU lalands lift
Their frunuud puim la air.
I oajy know 1 cuinut drift
Bsyond bis lev and cr
By M. QUAD
Copyright. 1910. by Associated Lit
The Widow Qlenu lived on a couple
of acres of ground 'in the outskirts of
the village of Bryon. She had three
small children, and the world was not
going very well with her. Her cow
had been taken on a debt, there was a
mortgage of $200 on the place, and
the holder was threatening to sell her
One day a fat man, arrived in tbe
village and took rooms at the tavern.
He was fut and Jolly and gossipy. He
was also sympathetic. He happened
to hir of the Widow Glenn's troubles,
and after three or four days he saun
tered out that way and found her seat
ed on .the doorstep with tears, in ber
"Widow," said he after introduclbg
himself and sympathizing with her
abont the loss of crops, "I'm . a fat
man. I'm a good man. I have a
heart. You are not getting a fair
show In this World. I am not here to
ask your hand in marriage, for Cupid
Is not for me. I am here to say. that
those who go out to shear shall be
shorn, or words to that effect." '
"I don't understand you." was ber
"And those who go out to slay shall
come back borne slain themselves.
While I am a fat man and a good man
and have a heart, there are times
when I do a little business on 'the out
side. This is one of tbe times. I
warft to rent your barn for a .week,
and then I want you to act as my
agent for perhaps two moro. I will
pay you $100 a week and perhaps
"But you can't mean it!" exclaimed
the surprised woman.
"But I can, widow. I want the barn
to store com in. It is shelled and will
come In sacks. There will be many
come to buy It for next year's seed.
The price will ba $10 a bushel.
"As my agent you are to sell it at
$0 a bushel, and am to pay'-you
$200 for so doing." s
'Why, I'll do that, of coiirse, but"
'Say no more, widow.- Rest right
there. ' Here's $5 for the rent of the
barn till we get umrrled. The corn
will arrive on the railroad, and teams
will draw it up here." v
Next day the fat man and the good
man and the man with a heart pre
pared an article for the Tillage paper;
He also got out circulars, to farmers.
The inventor of a new breakfast food 1
wanted G.000 bushels of corn next
year. ' He wnnted red corn exclusive
ly. He would pay $15 per bushel for
It.' The red corn was a fad, but New
York was willing , to pay for Us fada:
The Widow Glenn bad been made the
agent of the Great American! Red
Corn Fad company and bad red seed
corn to sell at $10 per bushel.; Call,
before it was all gone. Not more than
three bushels to any one buyer, as tbe
company wanted to give all farmers a'
chance. ( -
The fat man with a heart disappear
ed. The widow had her Instructions,
and she obeyed them. The red cora
was in two bushel sacks, and the farm-',
era tumbled over themselves to take
The widow's roll of ten and twenty
dollar bills grew larger every hour, and
her heart grew lighter. There was a,
mystery about - her being appointed
agent, but no, one had any time to
talk about It. It was the red corn fad
that Was on tap all the time. Many
of the' buyers thought there might be
a demand for blue corn within two or
three years 'and wondered how It could
be grown. In ten days every bushel
of the corn was sold,, and the widow'
bad $600 deposited In the postotflce
safe., Then the fat man showed up.
He was jusf as fat and Jolly as ever.
He said at the' tavern that the day
seemed to have dawned when red corn
must take its place in the social and
commercial world, and he intimated
that the' stock he bad secured in the
Great American Red. Corn Fad com
pany would' pay dividends of 50 per
cent within two years. To the Widow,
when be had sauntered out to her
bouse and received the roll of green
backs, he said; ,
"Widow, I am a-fat man, a good
man and-a man' with a heart. Here
la $223 to clear the mortgage and In
terest off your home."
"Ob, but it's too much!" she replied.
"Widow, there's those around here
who have sought to shear you. They
will lose their own wool. Take this
$75 to fit up the children and your
self. "There are those around you who
have sought to slay you, and bow they
have slain themselves. Take another
hundred to build a new fence, paint
the bouse and get some new furni
ture." "But that's $400!" '
"Widow, your figures , are correct.
The $200 I keep will pay for the corn,
the freightage and my summer vaca
tion. I was lu the lightning rod busi
ness once, but my conscience 'drove
me out of it. I am now simply a fat
man, a good man and a man with a
heart. Widow,' orphans, fare thee
And about the red corn? It bad been
dyed red! And about the farmers?
Well, as never a kernel of thut red
corn sprouted they had none to sell
next year. And about the Great Amer
ican Red Corn Fad company? Why,
as there was no red corn to buy it
didn't open a purchasing -agency la
Bryon. And, lastly, about tbe fat man
with a heart? Oh, be still lives and
continues to do good actions.
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No. 1, 1911
Uime Uable3Cahului Railroad Co.
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San Francisco and Hawaiian Ports;
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monuments, safes, etc
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Ililonian via Puget Sound to Hono
lulu, Port Allen, Kahului and Hilo
Enterprise' to Hilo direct. '
Freight and combustibles only.
all Conflicting Schedules.
Pass. Pass. & FrJ. Freight Freight
Hawaii to Receive
One hundred million dollars will
! r-quir.-d to put nil the defenses
of Oalni in the impregnable -con
dition which president?, secretaries
of war, congress and army and navy
officer have declared they should
tie, according to the statement of J;
T. Scott, Vancouver, a visitor at thft
.Nfoana Hotel. Honolulu.
.Mr. Scott has been deeply im
pressed with thu attractions which
Hawiiii ofTers as a winter resort,
aiid to show disappreciation, brings
the Islands into comparison with
southern California, where lie has
frequently sjient a few months. ,
The vast .military and naval de
velopment planned by the federal
authorities for Oahu has also im
press) hI him, and this feature alone,
j he believes, will be one of the chief
attractions t world-travelers to
visit the Islands. . .
'Although the government has
spent millions in1 establishing its
forts and garrisons and the public
hears occasionally that millions more
are to be spent lcfore the plans are
completed, Mr. Scott is of the
opinion that a hundred million
dollars ' will be spent before nil
present plans and those to follow are
worked out. For years, he believes,
the United States will be pouring
millions into these Islands to make
them the impregnable military base
f Inch Uucle Sam has told all the
world he intends Oahu to be: '
The sensation occasioned bv the
offering of a war department report
to the house of representatives with
the request that it be kept secret,
has caused considerable comment
here, as it is believed that the Ha
waiian Islands figure prominently
in the report. If the report deals
with Japan and her , military pre
parations, it is thought not only in
civilian, but in service circles that
the defenses of Qahu have a pro
minent place in the secretary of
war's statements. ..'
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ot Lahfbrnia Horses and Males.
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LODGE MAUI, No. 984, A. F. & A. M
Stated meetings will be held -at
Masonic Hall,- Kahului, 00 the first
Saturday night of each month at 7.30
Visitiug brethren are cordially in-
sited to attend.
J. N. S. WILLIAMS R.-W. M.
ALOHA LODGE NO. 3 KNIGHTS
Reguiar meetings will be held at the
Knighu of Pythias Hall. Wailuku, on the
second and fourth Saturdays of each
All visitiug members are cordially ir '
vited to attend. '
E. P. DEINKRT, C. C.
W. L. WEST, K. OF R