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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 19U
i - ,
It Occurred at the Moment the
lady Wished It.
By JANE PINCKNEY BURNETT.
Copyright, 1010, by American Press Aseo
eta t ton.
Dr. Pitman was an excellent matrl
monlal catch In every. way except In
that of fortune. Socially he stood as
high as any one can stand Jn Ameri
can society. His manners were re
fined. He was not only conversant
with conventional customs, but knew
the social rights of every one. In his
relations toothers it would ,have been
impossible for htm M commit a social
error. People whose education or in
stincts were not of the highest type
would watch him at a dinner party or
any social function and follow bis lead.
They knew he would not eat meat
vith his flsh fork.
, There was an .exact counterpart of
the doctor among the women of the
place where he lived and practiced. A
young widow. Mrs. Owehdolln Whit-
"HOW lidVFLT OF YOTJl"
Ing, was never known In ttie whole
twenty-four years of her life to offend
against good tauten - She had the fac
ulty when ''out" not only of keeping
. off such men as were considered least
desirable attendants without seeming
to dismiss them, but of attracting and
: retaining those who. were from a social
point of view particularly desirable;
She bad never known any other condl
- tion than that of wealth, consequently
did not know the value of money. In
the choice, of a second husband, there
f ore, it was no object to her. 1
One evening Dr., Pitman was about
to keep an engagement' with one of bis
patients, a maiden lady and a bypo
; cbondriac whose, fancy .for medicines
.. was a source of considerable revenue
to him. - Just' as he was leaving the
house there came a ring at the tele
.' phone. f ' . ,
. "Is Dr. Pitman at home?" ' '
"This is Dr. Pitman."
,-' "Please, sir, Mrs. Whiting la not feel
i Inff VArv wall this nvpnlnsp and -miiH
, like you6 call." . .' '
"Say 10 Mra. Whiting, please, that1 1
am about to visit another patient and
.' will call later in the evening." V
There was a pause, broten by the
"Please, sir, Mrs. Whiting Is feeling
' rather strange and would like you to
come at once."
. "Very well; I will be there directly.?
' The doctor made the reply after con-
slderation. Each woman expected a
, preference, and it was a question
: which of the two be should prefer.
The hypochondriac was good for 'at
. least his office rent, while. the widow
waa ordinarily in excellent .health.
'. But the widow was attractive, and
' listening to the aches and pains of the
hypochondriac was a bore. This was
.. the reason he decided to go first to the
, widow. .
He found her sitting or rather half
. reclining on a lounge beautifully and
' .becomingly dressed. Mrs. Whiting was
- born with a fine sense of harmony in
color and had chosen a shade for the
lamp on the little table beside her
with a hue contrasting with her cos
. tume. Being a light shade of rose. It
v also gate her complexion the warmth
. It needed.
' Leaving his satchel in the ball. Dr.
Pitman entered the room with the
. encouraging smile that was his in'
variable preliminary tonic in visiting
patient. The widow gave a feeble
return of the smile and extended her
' hand, displaying to the elbow a shape-
1 ly arm. . The doctor clasped the hand
lightly in his own and placed the tips
; of the fingers of his other band on
"Slightly above normal," be said,
. "but no fever."
The physician then gave the patient
" a professional look with his large
.handsome eyes, which meant "tell me
' your symptoms.' It was not usual
with him to ask questions of his lady
' patients. He left them to give their
? information themselves.
"I. was1 sitting ia the library after
r dinner." said Mrs. Whiting, "when
i singular feeling well, it is best de
scribed as loneliness came over me.
felt the need of a stimulant and drank
ft glass of wine. It did me no good
v Indeed, the require nine was not
physical but mental or rather spirit
-. ual one. I have never suffered any
symptoms of melancholia, but I should
' 'fsncy my feelings were of this order."
""Any nnusual action of the .heart?"
asked the doctor, bis finger tips still
on the lady wrist. ., . . .
"Yes; a slight fluttering."
"Disagreeable In any respect?"
"ll'm!" said the doctor, withdrawing
his touch upon the 'wrist, and, bend
ing down, with an apologetic "Ex
cuse me, plncing bis ear over the
heart, te listened for several minutes,
then, rising, looked at the patient with
an exprPNsion that was more than pro
fessionally sympathetic' -
1 supiiose." he said, "that there is
no one very near or dear to you that
there is a void which needs to be
fill d.. It is this that is affecting-the
action of your heart." ,
"I am sure your diagnosis is right,
doctor. I am lonely. 1 have the
means to acquire anything I wish ex
This statement commended the lady
especially to the doctor's delicate' sen
sibilities. Another woman might have
put it bluntly. "One of the advantages
a man, especially a poor man, may de
rive from marrying me is my wealth."
Instead of this harsh announcement
Miss Whiting had said. "I have the
means. to acquire anything I wish, ex
cept love." And another man would
have made bold to interpret this as it
was intended. Not so the refined Pit
man. He Ignored It, except in a pro-"
I think, dear Mrs. Whiting. " be
said encouragingly, "that what you
need Is not drugs. I found a slightly
accelerated cardiac action when I lis
tened to your heart beat just now and
could give you a sedative, bat I doubt
that it is necessary. Ton need rather
to mingle more with the world. We
medical men are, now Inclined to build
up the whole system rather than -an
affected part, the part deriving benefit
from the whole, and being - thus
strengthened to throw off the trouble.
I Wish you to cultivate such associa
tions as are pleasing to you. If there
is any one whom you wish to be with
you a great deal yield to the longing.
I need not say that in the case of so
charming a woman"
"Oh, doctor, how good of you!".
"Have you any engagement for to
"The first dose I shall give you is
fresh air. I will call at 3 and take you
to drive.' Have you seen 'Lohengrin'
With Mme. as Elaa?"
"I have not, doctor."
"I will secure seats for Wednesday
night and I wish you to continue my
treatment In this respect during the
season. Are you fond of flowers?"
"I will leave an order at the pharm
I mean the flower shop for some roses
to be sent in the morning."
,'How lovely of you!" '
"And now I must 'leave yon to see a
patient I was about to visit when your
call came." . , '
"Yes; tin elderly lady, a hypochon
driac who tries me dreadfully. I shall
prescribe for her, as in your case, not
drugs, but with a view to build up her
system." ... . -( .
"What do you mean by that doctor?"
"I shall send her off on a long trip."
Dr. Pitman kept his .engagements
with Mrs. Whiting at least as soon as
he had seen his hypochondriac patient
safely off on an ocean liner, . with a
medicine chest made up by himself to
suit her especlAl case sent her flowers
regularly, and each day bis manner
became more endearing. He was grad
ually leading up to a proposal that the
widow knew was coming, that he knew
she knew was coming, but between
two persons of such delicate sensibili
ties must be made as a male angel
would make it to a female angel, pro
vided there were marriage and giving
in marriage in heaven. .
It came one October evening when
Mrs. Whiting felt that she needed Dr.
Pitman's professional services or Dr.
Pitman, aa the case may be. She was
sitting before a fire of real blazing
logs Mrs. Whiting scorned to .use
any of those devices for imitating an
open wood' fire dressed in a tea gown
that was extremely becoming to her.
She bad been putting off Dr. Pitman's
proposal until she felt exactly in the
mood for it. Dr. Pitman, with exqui
site tact aware that she desired to
lead in the matter, left everything to
her. , He was no stupid blunderer to
step in at the wrong moment and was
prepared to speak when he received
the signal. Nor was It necessary for
the widow to make that signal lnordl
nately plain. The doctor could breathe
it in with the perfumed air that sur
rounded her lovely person.
Dr. Pitman had come in early and
was dressed for the evening, when he
received a telephone call from Mrs.
Whiting's maid that her mistress
would like to have him come over U
he could do so at once. In ten min
utes he was with her, though he bad
stopped on the way for flowers. His
patient was discernible only by the
firelight. Without rising she gave him
her band, and when she looked up at
bloi there was that in her eyes which
told him the hour bad come, He re
tained her hand for a moment return
ing her glanee, while with his other
band he tossed the flowers he bad
brought Into her lap.
. "You are looking so well, so charm
ing, this evening," be said, "that I am
sure you have not sent for me to min
ister to your health, and I am pleased
that It Is so. for I have something to
say to you that I have been putting off
from day to day. But before I say it
promise me. my dear Mrs. Whiting,
that whatever it be It shall not break
up that delightful friendship which
has come to be a necessity with me.'
"I promise." she said in-a low tone.
Then, bending low over her, be said
"My whole being Is dissolving in an all
absorbing love for you. May I dare
hope that you will be my wife?
SURPRISED. THE MINISTER.
The Nice Prai.nt Sent Him by One of
As an office boy Master George, em
ployed in a certain downtown place of
business, Is the dynamic essence of
effervescent energy and the exemplifi
cation of cheerful obedience.
But there may be such a thing as too
great promptitude. A' few days ago
George's employer emerged from his
office and, seeing the office boy, re
quested him to take a package which
he would find on his employer's desk
and deliver it to the Rev. Dr. So-and-so
of such and such street.
With a bound that would beat the
starter's, pistol easily George was
into the office, out again with a large
package under his arm and off to
his destination. Now, Dr. So-and-so is
'MM THH PACKAGS ON TODB Mit,"
the business man's pastor, and the
package, which was plainly addressed.
contained a handsome volume intend
ed as a birthday remembrance. Late In
the day, after the office boy had gone
home, the employer was nonplused to
find the designated package still repos
ing on the desk. For a moment be
thought hard; then 'as cold beads of
perspiration bedewed his brow he
called in a clerk.
"John," he asked, with forced calm
ness, "did you get those supplies for
my euchre party?"
"Long ago," said the clerk. "Left
the package on your desk; bottle o'
rye, bottle o' port four decks o' cards
an' a bfx o cigars." Pittsburg Gazette-Times.
In a churchyard an old man deep In
thought sat ou a flat 'tombstone.' It
had been raining, and all the trees
looked fresh and green. A traveler
passing by made a remark ' on the
weather. "Grand morning." v '
"Yes," said the old man.
"Just the sort -of weather to make
things spring up," said the tramp. "-
"Hush, hush!" said the old
'Tve got three wives burled here.1
Puttinn It Mildlv.
A traveler , tells of a trip on a Jaunt
ing car in Ireland where he had as a
fellow passenger an ugly looking man
whom he was not sorry to leave be
hind at an inn. ',
'That was a queer looking fellow,
Pat" I remarked to the waggish driver
as we proceeded, on our way.
"Faith, yer honor, and he's as quart
as he looks. He's a villain. He's done
fifteen years for laving his wolfe with
out visible manes of support"
"Oh, get out Pat! A man can't get
fifteen years' penal servitude for leav
ing his wife without visible means of
support' " , .
"Shure, and can't he, sir?" said Pat
with a . twinkle In bis roguish eyes.
"He did, though. And,.bedad, isn't It
leaving yer ' wolfe 'without .visible
manes of sunnorf when ve throw her
out of a window on the third floor?"
The Man Who Stayed.
For one woman who dominates her
husband in China there are nine of the
approved oriental atrip of humility.
Nevertheless Chinese humorous litera
ture abounds in references to hen
pecked husbands. Hera is one of them:
Ten henpecked husbands resolved to
form a society to resist the imposition
of their wives. The ten wives heard
of the plan and while the meeting for
organisation was in progress entered
the room in a body. Nine of the rebel
lious husbands fled, but the tenth one
retained his place, apparently unmoved
by the unexpected visitation.
The ten wives, after smiling con
temptuously on the one man who re
mained, went back to their homes, well
content with the success of their raid.
The nine husbands thereupon re
turned to their meeting, resolved to
make the heroic tenth man the presi
dent of the society.' 1
When they entered the room,, how
ever, to Inform him of the honor it
was found that be was dead. He had
died of fright
A farmer 'engaged an eminent doctor
to attend his sick wife. The doctor
had an eye out for the main chance
and asked the agriculturist If he had'
the money to pay for an operation.
"Bure," says the farmer, "and I'll
pay you $100 if you cure her."
"I am not handling insurance as ft
side line." says the doctor, "and I do
not take cases that way." -
"Very well," says the fanner, "I'll
pay you $100 if you cure her or $100
If you kHl her." The doctor let it go
The lady died, and the.M. D. called
for bis fee. The farmer pulled out his
roll and asked. "Did you kill her?"
"Certainly not," says the doctor.
"And there is a heap of circumstan
tial evidence that you didn't cure her,
ays . the farmer, carefully replacing
the wad next to his femur, "therefore,,
according to our agreement, I don't'
owe you anything." j
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Wilhelmina calls at Honolulu and Hilo.
Lurline calls at Honolulu, Kahului and Port
Allen..- . . r,.
Honolulan calls at Honolulu,. Kaanapali,
Hyades via Puget Sound to Honolulu,
, Allen, Kahului.
No. I, 1911 Supersedes
"Dates lor arrival at and
change Without notice."
Uime Uablejfahului Slailroad Co,
The following schedule will
Kahului Railroad Co.
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May 1 a
Hilonian via Puget Sound to Hono
lulu, Port Allen, Kahului and Hilo,
Enterprise to Hilo direct.
Freight and combustibles only,
all Conflicting Schedules.
departure from Kahului subject to
go yito effect July 1st, 1909.
LTD., Line of Sailing Vessels between
'and Hawaiian Pints;
IN THE CIRCtIT COURT OF THE
SECOND CIRCUIT, TERRITORY OF
. In t'robate At Chainler8. .
In the Matter of the Estate of CHONO
YEE Hlias WONG FOOK YEE, late of
Kalaupapa, Motnkai, Deceased, before
Judge SKLDEN B. KINGSIiURY.
Orler of Notice of Petition for Allow
ance ol Final Accounts and Discharge in
On Reading and Filing the Petition
and Accounts of C. D. Lufkiu, Adminis
trator of the Estate of Ctumg Yee alias
Wong Fook Vee, late of Kalaupapa,
Molokai, wherein he asks to le allowed
$54, and he charges himself with f 213.66,
and asks that the same may be examined
and approved, and that a final order
may be made of Distribution ot the pro
perty remaining in his hands to the per
sons tthereto entitled, and discharging
him and his sureties from all further
responsibility as such Administrator.
It is Ordered, that Monday, the aoth
day of February, A. D. 191 1, at 10
o'clock A. M. before the. Judge of said
Court at the Court Room of the said
Court at Wailuku, Island of Maul, he
and the same hereby is appointed as the
time and place for hearing said Petition
and Accounts, and that all persons' inter
ested may then and there appear and
show cause, if anv they have, why the
same should not be granted, and may
present evidence as to who are entitled
to the said property. And that notice of
this Order, in the English language, be
published in the Maui Nkws a news
paper printed and published in Wailuku,
Maui, for three successive weeks, the
last publication to be not less than two
weeks previous to the time therein ap
pointed for said hearing. .
Dated at Wailuku, Maui, this 9th day
of January, 191 1.
(Sd.) S. B. KINGSBUftYi ,
Judge of the Circuit Court of the
Attest: (Sd.) EDMUND H. HART,
Clerk of the Circuit Court of the
Second Circuit. " 1
Jan. 14, ai, 28, Feb. 4.
Statement of Co-partnership.
The undersigned'ARCENIO HENRY
SYLVA and FRED HURST both parties
residing at Kahului, in the District of
Wailuku, County of Maui, Territory of
Hawaii, have formed a co-partnership for '
the purpose of Automobile renting and
repair services, and in doing all things
necessary and proper for the carrying on
of the said business.
The Firm name ot the co-partnership
ii Sylva and Hurst, and the place of bus- .
ness of the co-partnership is qu the pre
mises Main street at Kahului, County of
Maui, Territory of Hawaii.
ARCENIO HENRY SYLVA.'
FRED HURST.' -Dated
at Kahului, Maui, T. H. Dec. '
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LODGE MAUI, No. 984, A. P. & A. M
Stated meetings will.be held at
Masonic Hall, Kahului, on the first
Saturday night of each' month at 7.30
Visiting br ethreu are cordially In
vited to attend.
J. N. S. WILLIAMS IS. W. M.
t. f. Secretary.
ALOHA LODGE NO. 3 KNIGHTS
Regular meetings will he held at the
Knights o( Pytbnts Hall, Wailuku, on the
second ami fourth Saturdays of each
All visiting members are cordiall "
vited to attend.
P., F. D1UNKRT, C.
W. L. WEST, K.'4