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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1 911
THE mAUl NEWS
Entered at the Post Office at Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii, as second-class matter.
A Republican Paper Published in the Interest of the People
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SATURDAY.' - . . .. FEBRUARY 25, 1911
Legislation and the Legislature.
ONCE more our Solonsnre in session; and the legislative halls, after
their two years' silence, again resound with oratory. A multitude
of hills, wine and otherwise, ore offered for consideration.
However justly our Hawaiian brand of civilization may he criticized in
other respects, in its attitude towards legislation it is intensely and typi
cally American. Law or at least legislation is the panacea for all ills.
More and more, as the years go by, the individual citizen is abdicating
his personal rights and privileges, and is relying upon legislative enact
ments to safeguard his interests. In a great and constantly increasing
degree, public institutions are depended upon for services formerly ren
dered by the home. The average citizen considers his duty to his family
fulfilled when he has provided food, shelter and clothing. For the edu
cation of his children he relies upon the schools, for their religious train
ing upon the church; for the correction of their faults, upon the reform
atory and the police court, and for the formation of their morals and
character, upon pure chance. Personal responsibility has become a name
only. Nobody can be trusted to do anything except under legal restric
tions and regulations. The food we buy; the clothing we wear; the vehi
cles in which we ride; the business in which we are engaged; the physi
cians who attend us in illness; even tho disposition of our remains after
death, all are subject to legal enactments without number.
Not only have we abandoned all moral and civic responsibility for
our mutual welfare, but we have divested ourselves of every shred of po
pular government. We have delegated to the various legislative, execu
tive and judicial officials who rule over us every power and every right
save one the right to vote. Instead of a free and independent nation
we have become a subject and dependent people.
At present the tendency towards the multiplying of legislative enact
ments seems to be on the increase. For any individual to oppose it would
be the height of folly. So, we can only hope that in the performance of
their function our legislators will be influenced by a sincere desire for the
common good. Since we must live and move and have our being only
in accordance with laws and ordinances, let us hope that our legislators
will legislate with wisdom and justice.
Appropriation For Six Months
Ending June 30, 1011.
Estimated Receipts. January to June, 1911, Inclusive.
Carried over from 1909 $ 3S.G14.52 1910...$ 25,000.00
Road Pep't Wailuku 176.00 ,.150.00
Lahaina 188.25 150.00
Licenses 12,422.72 G.OOO.OO
Water Rates Wailuku 1,505.50 500.00
Lahaina 2.0SG.10 ' . 2,000.00
Kula Pipe Line 250.00
Malulani Hospital 1,530.75 1,500.00
County Realizations .". 202.00 - 200.00
Territory of Hawaii 105,733.58 IOG.000.00
Fees Hunting Permits 225.00 225.00
Fines and Costs Wailuku 2.407.G5 2,000.00
Lahaina GOO. GO G00.00
Makawao G03.71 G00.00
liana : . 418.00 . 400.00
Col. at Jails' t... 13G.85 130.00
Water Meters 118.00
Examiner of Chaffeurs.
DEPARTMENT OF THE SHERIFF
Salary Sheriff 900.00
Salary Deputy Wailuku . 600.00
Salary Sheriff's Clerk 450.00
Jailors and Prison Guards 1,410.00
Pay of Police Wailuku 4,250.00
Coroner's Inquest 250.00
C and M Prisoners 2,500.00
Detective Fund Wailuku.
. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Salary County Attorney 900.00
Salary Deputy County Attorney 600.00
Salary Clerk County Attorney 450.00
Salary Stenographer ... 450.00
Incidentals County Attorney &U.UU
Salary District Magistrates 2,640.00
Expenses District Courts 125.00
Witnesses. District Courts 25.00
Witnesses Circuit Court 750.00
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Salary County Physicians 1,100.00
Salary Food and Sanitary Inspectors 1,175.00
Incidentals ..: a.uuu.uu
Care & Maintenance Malulani Hospital 2,750.00
Care & Maintenance County Farm and
DEP'T OF PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS
Salary County Engineer .. '. 1,350.00 '
Salary Asst. County Engineer....
Clerk of Public Works 600.00
Salary District Overseers 2,820.00
Salary -Clerk of County Engineer 450.00
Incidentals County Engineer bzo.w
Care and Maintenance County Buildings 1,250.00
County Parks 500.00
Engineering Library 200.00
Care & Maintenance of Schools Wailuku.... 500.00
Care&Main. R'ds.,Bgrs&Wt'rw'ks Wailuku 4,500.00
' Molokai.... 1,650.00
Fire Departments I 150.00
Wailuku Band 150.00
Dep't of the Board of Supervisors 2,650.00
Dep't of County Clerk 5,705.00 '
Dep't of Finance ' 2,880.00
Dep't of Sheriff 20,470 00
Dep't of Justice...... 6.690.00
Dep't of Public Health '. 9,225.00
Dep't of Public Improvements 32,645.00
Subsidies 600.00 81,135.00
Total receipts estimated .. 115,705.00
Total appropriated 81,135.00
Balance available 64,570.00
Total Receipts, General Fund for the
, six months .
Amount to be carried forward to July,
Amount available fop-first 6 months..
Permanent ' Improvements ..
ROAD TAX SPECIAL DEPOSIT FUND.
Balance carried Collected
to 1910.. Y2 1910-
Balance carried Estimated
1911. . Yz 1911.
Molokai , .
g 20,831.00 $ 1,764.79 $ 22,200.00
Appropriations, January to June, 101 1, Inclusive. ;
DEP'T OF THE ROAD OF SUPERVISORS
Salary of Supervisors 8 1 ,500.(K)
S & M of Indigents 15O.00
DEPARTMENT OF COUNTY CLERIC
Salary County Clerk 600.00
Salary Assistant Clerk 330.(X)
Furniture and Office Supplies 1,000.00
Bonds County Officers 500.00
Telephones and Wireless 1 ,500.00
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
Salary Auditor. "
Salary Deputy Auditor . .
Salary Deputy Treasurer.
Balance available 64570.00
Permanent Improvements 43,500.00
Amount forwarded to July, 1911 21,070.00
Belt Road Survey .
Molokai Hospital ;
County Farm and Sanitarium
Machinery (Accounts. .
Real Estate (Purchases)
Branches Kula Pipe Line
Survey and Extension Kula Pipe Line
Water In vostigation-Hana
Belt Road Lahaina (now being completed)
Belt Road Makawao (now being completed)
Reconstruction Old Roads Wailuku
Oiling Roads and Streets Wailuku
Extension Wailuku Water Works
Relocating and Reconstructing Old Roads Makawao
Oiling Paia Road
Reconstruction old Roads Lahaina
Oiling Roads and Streets Lahaina
Renewing Bridges Hana
New School and Cottage Keanae
Reconstruction Old Roads Molokai ,
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Br ELIZABETH WEED
Copyright, 1910, by American Press
Edith Wilton combined two marked
contradictions. She possessed a lov
able disposition, but when she waa a
baby, through the carelessness of a
nurse, she fell and cut her lip, produc
ing a wound that In healing left a
scar, giving a very disagreeable ex
pression to her face.
Edith could see In the faces of those
she met a repugnance occasioned bj
her expression. At first she tried to
obviate this effect by smiling, but she
saw at once by the further recoil of
the one looking at her that she was
only heightening tbe disagreeable im
pression. Such physical blights usual
ly have one of two effects, either the
blighted person Is unconscious of the
defect or becomes painfully sensitive
concerning It Edith was of the lat
ter class. She , would not go to the
social gatherings of her own age. More
and more she shrank within herself.
Then, becoming conscious that in be
ing a recluse she would be forced into .
a life of selfishness, she began to de
vote herself to the poor.
She had friends, girl friends, who
sought to draw her out socially. Con
fidence between young girls Is close,
while that between opposite sexes, es
pecially at that age. Is distant The
young men who met Edith looked
upon the expression on her face and
turned away with a shrug. Her girl
friends had a better opportunity to
learn what there was under the mis
leading expression. When one of ber
chums was married she insisted on
Eijlth being her bridesmaid. Edith
demurred, but her friend would not ex
cuse her. -
' At the wedding the bridesmaid,
looking up suddenly, saw the eyes of
a young man she had never seen rivet
ed upon her and without that repelled
expression she was accustomed to see.
The man was a recent graduate of a
medical school. The reason why bis
face did not reflect any disagreeable
expression at her defect was because,
being a practitioner, he was used to
controlling bis features when treating
But Edith did not know this. She
knew only that a man with a kindly
face was looking at ber without any
reference to ber defect - And when
Dr. Allan Emerson requested an in
troduction and was presented- to her
her heart fairly bounded within her.
Not for an instant while he chatted
with her did he seem conscious of her
blight And she, being made to feel
that it was inconsequential, rose above
it so far as to. display the real attrac
tiveness and worth that were In ber.
And yet tbe reason of the' young doc
tor's desire to make ber acquaintance)
was that very defect He had been
observing ber before she bad noUced
him and with a professional eye had
been watching the effect of ber scar
upon the various expressions that flit
ted across her face. Some physicians,
rough in manner, though they may be
invaluable helpers to the afflicted,
would not have scrupled to betray the
real object of their interest Emerson
was of a different kind. He not only
concealed his own thoughts for pro
fessional reasons, but from an innate
sense of delicacy.
Whatever be tbe exact analysis of
his feelings, the act produced a mark
ed impression upon Edith Wilton. A
man whose personnel, wnpse bearing,
was far above the average had not
only failed to show any repugnance
at her defect but bad asked to be in
troduced to her and chatted with her,
displaying unusual interest in her
without seeming to be conscious that
there was any difference between, her
and other girls, unless to her advan
tage. But when he asked her If he
might not call upon her the cup of her
delight, was full.
A few months after the meeting Dr.
Emerson asked Edith to be his wife.
When she hnd accepted htm he men
tioned for the first time her defect
letting ber know that be believed he
could remove at least its effects. ,
"Why," sn Id Edith, "didn't you re
move it before proposing to me?"
"Becaus'e. stroeUieart," he replied,
"these stupid men who have been
passing you by would have leaVned of
your real worth, and the field would
have been full of rivals."
There was more In her eyes than in
her words ' when she replied, "You
know very well that none of them
were to be feared by you."
But Edith dreaded lest in case an
operation were not successful ber lover
might find himself tied through life
to a blighted woman and unhappiness
for both would result She therefore
insisted on having the operation per
formed ahd if the trouble were re
moved the marriage to take place aft
erward. Dr. Emerson demurred to
this, saying that whether the op
eration were oriwere not a success he
would not give her up. Both stood
firmly on the ground -4hat they had
taken, but tbe man, since the result
would be t&e same to him in any
event finally yielded.
Tbe operation was merely a matter
of delicate handling, its only object be
ing to produce a certain ' result of
facial expression. Dr. Emerson per
formed it himself, covering the wound '
he made with a piece of skin
from the arm of another persorJV When
tbe 'whole bad healed and tbe band
ages were removed, though the scar
remained, tbe expression on tbe face
had entirely changed.
Dr. Emerson is facetious In his re
marks qfion bow he kept rivals from
the girl he wanted and whom as his
wife he considers a treasure.
Words of 8trsngth.
There are three lessons 1 would write,
Three words as with ft burning pen.
In tracing of eternal light
Upon the hearts of men.
Have hopel Though clouds environ now
And Gladness hides her face In scorn.
Put thou the shadow from thy brow.
No night but has Its morn.
Have faith! Where'er thy bark be driv
en The calm's disport, the tempest's mirth
Know this: God rules the hosts of heaven,
- .. vi.aui. u. mriui
Have lovel Not love alone for me,
But man as man thy brother call
And scatter like the circling sun
Thy charities on all.
Thus grave these words upon thy soul
Hope, faith and love and thou shal
Strength when life's surges rudeBt roll,
Ught when thai else were blind.
A Persistent Office 8eker.
Governor Stnniey of Kansas was
once so pestered by office seekers that
he found it necessary publicly to make
the statement that In view of tbe ex
ceedingly numerous applications for
office he bad received through the
malls be should be unable to give any
attention to them, much less afford
any hope of success to the various ap
plicants. In tbe course of a few days after
making tbe statement In quesUon tbe
governor received tbe following note:
"My Dear Governor 1 understand
that you have said that you were go
ing to take a week off to destroy the
pile of letters asking for jobs. If ev
erything else is gone, then, my dear
governor. I should like tbe job of tear
ing uu the letters."
Washington's bikhday was quietly ob
served in Wailuku. The firemen had a
drill at cleaning out hydrants and a lun
cheon in the Aruiory at noon. Several
picnic parties tramped up Iao valley for
an outing and returned tired and happy
in the evening.