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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 1911
HE MAUI NEVAS
Post Office at Wailuku,
A olican Paper Published in the Interest of the People
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Chas. C. Clarlc
The Bacteriology of Cholera.
THE United States health authorities have lecn fortifying them
selves against an'invasion of cholera from the refugees of Europe,
ever sinre the reeent scourge in Russia, ami gave little thought of
it gaining a foothold in Hawaii. In the opinion of a majority of the
students of cholera, Germany is entitled to the most credit for the
modern equipment against the forces of the malady. It has heen proven
beyond a douht that the late Professor Koch established the bacteriology
of cholera. Professor Koch, however, did not get very far on the way
to the establishment of a remedy. ,,
Now that cholera, the most dread disease known to man, has
made its appearance in Honolulu, a few excerpts from a recent paper
prepared by Sir Ray Lankaster, on this subject should he of interest to
"A great and very acute investigator of cholera in Munich, Pettcnkofer
by name who did not U'lieve that Koch's comnnv-bacillus was really
the effective germ of cholera himself swallowed a whole spoonful--inany
millions of the cultivated cholera germ. His assistants did the
same and none of them suffered any ill effect! Few, if any, of the in
vestigators of this question gave up, as a consequence!, their conviction
that Koch's bacillus was the real and active cause of cholera. A little
later Pettenkofer'a audacious experiment was repeated by Dr. Metschni
koff in Paris. He swallowed a cultivated mass of the cholera germ on
three successive days, and had no injurious results. Others in his labora
tory did the same, with the result of only a slight intestinal disturbance.
Rut of a dozen who thus put the matter to the proof in the Institute
Pasteur, one individual acquired an attack of true Indian cholera, accom
panied by all the most violent syrnpUms, which very nearly caused his
death. This experiment put an end to all discussion, and demonstrated,
once for all, that the comma-bacillus (or spirillum) of Koch is really
capable of producing Indian cholera, and is the actual agent of this
"Certain experiments show that other minute parasitic organisms
especially those called Sarcina, which often, but by no means always, are
abundant in the human intestine favor the growth of the cholera bacil
lus in fact, prepare the ground or sjil, as we may call it, for that dead
ly organism. This has been shown experimentally by sowing cholera
bacillus on plates of 'slightly acid gelatine, or jelly. It will not grow on
this, but if at certain points on the surface of the jelly the Sarcina organ
ism is planted, then it is found that all around the points where the
Sarcina is growing the cholera bacillus also flourishes and multiplies.
And it seems probable that, just as there are microbes which are adjuvant
or helpful to the cholera microbe, so there are others which are repressive
or destructive of it. We know that it is the case with regard to some
other microbes namely, that a microbe which will flourish abundantly
on a prepared jelly if it is alone, is entirely repressed and arrested in its
growth by the presence of one other ascertained kind. It is, in fact, thus
that some of the commoner putrefactive kinds of microbes occurring in
in river water are repressive of the typhoid bacillus, which, if it- should
get there, flourishes liest in the purest water or in water containing no
other mierolK). There is some ground for thinking that in certain dis
tricts there may bo microbes present which make their way into the
human intestine, and then actually repress the cholera bacillus, should it
subsequently be taken in with food or water."
"The fact is that their isolation and study, and the definite determi
nation of their properties, is not an easy job. Many workers are engaged
un it, and it will be years before the
'curious result of these studies is that a person may have the cholera
Imeillus in his intestine not growing with any activity, but still alive
and yet lie perfectly well. He can,
from one locality to another and spread the disease, and yet be entirely
devoid of suspicion, free himself from disease, and certified as healthy 1
The amc is true of the bacillus of
typhoid fever have Ihcii shown to retain the. typhoid bacillus flourishing
for as long as fourteen years afterwards in their intestine, without any
ill-effects to themselves, and to have
and disease to those living in the same
the bacillus." ;;
On the Death of General Washington.
For the UlMtcr County Gazette.
(Bv a Voung Lady.)
THAT means those solemn dirge that strikes my ear?
What means those mournful sounds why shines the tear?
Why toll the bells the awful knell of fate?
Ahl why those signs that do my fancy sate!
Where'er I tftrn the general gloom appears,
Those mourning badges fill my soul with fears;
Hark! Yonder rueful noise! 'tis donel 'tis done!
The silent tomb invades our WASHINGTON!
Must virtues exalted, yield the'r breath?
Must bright perfection find relief in death? "
Must mortal greatness fall? a glorious name! ,
What then is riches, honour and true fame? ,
The august chief, the father and the friend,
The generous patriot Let the inuso commend ;
Columbia's glory and Mount Vernon's pride.
There lies enshrin'd with numbers at his side?
There let the sigh respondent from the breast.
Heave in rich nundiers! let the glowing zest,
Of tears refulgent l'ani with grateful love; '
And the sable mourning our affliction prove.
Weep! kind ret! mortals weep! no more you'll find,
A man so just, so pure, so firm in mind;
Rejoicing Angels, hail the heavenly sage! ,
Celestial Spirits greet the wonder of the Age
Maui, Hawaii, as second-class matter.
MARCH 4, 1911
matter is threshed out. One most
therefore, carry the cholera-bacillus
typhoid fever. Persons who have had
been the constant source of infection
house with them by spreading
Heart to Heart
Br EDWIN A. NYE.
-WHO IS NT NEIGHBO&r
1 was on my way downtown one
morning when, on the doorknob of
the third bouse from mine, I saw that
sad signal of bereavement
Crape and ribbons.
There was nothing uncommon about
that In the city. But It was so close
to where I lived. The crape shocked
and reproached me. I halted. -
The people of the place were on
known to me. I had seen them only
occasionally In the few months they
had lived there.
Going np the steps, I rang the bell.
Introduced myself and asked If I could
be of any service.
Afterward I spoke to others of the
neighborhood who called, andeveral
of us attended the funeral service.
A boy had died after several weeks
of sickness. I did not know any one
was sick there. Within a rod or two
of my home one had sickened and
died and I did not know!
Going on my way that morning I
tried to excuse myself and the others.
I said to myself that In the city It
is a physical impossibility tp know
the people among whom you live.
Folks come and go. Perhaps you do
not know the name of the next door
dweller or those who live above you
or below you In the flat
It Is the way of the city.
And a cruel, heartless way it Is.
With the human hive swarming with
people the word neighbor has no sig
nificance. Those who are your friends
live perhaps across the city or miles
I said to myself
Suppose that poor boy had been so
111 In a town or In the country. Every
one would know and sympathize. Del
icacies would be sent Neighbors would
sit up and relieve the tired parents.
And as I thought of the hard ways
of metropolitan life ways caused not
by hard heartednees, but by neglect
and thoughtlessness the old, old ques
tion asked Itself: t
"Who Is my neighbor?"
And I thought of the wonderful story
of tee Jericho'road and the man who
fell among thieves and of the good
Samaritan. ' '
And, measured by the application of
that story, I wondered if, somehow,
we unnelghborly city dwellers, so
forgetful of our common human oblb
gations, would not be Included In the
condemnation visited upon the priest
and the Levite who passed by on the
Heart to Heart
By EDWIN A.NYE.
. A MOTHER'S UNION.
There Is room for a new labor union.
It might be named the Amalgamated
Mothers and Housekeepers' Solidarity
of the World. "
It would comprise In Its membership
the largest number of skilled wage
earners (without salary) In existence
the women who keep house and rear
The honrs of labor would be restrict
ed to twenty-four in one day.
And the salary?
The free and unlimited coinage of
appreciation and affection.
If the organization could be effected
long enough to sustain one strike there
would never be another. The stopping
of the entire domestic machinery of
the world for even one day would be
sufficient. Grievances thereafter would
be promptly considered and conces
sions readily granted.
As it is now
Mother Is up first, starts breakfast.
calls father, dresses the children,
washes the dishes, cleans, scrubs,
dusts, gets dinner, sews, gets supper,
darns, undresses the children, sews
A thousand and one things during
the day, to say nothing of the hours of
the night given over to sick children
or fretted babes.
There would be chaos in the domes
tic world if the mothers demanded
even twice eight hours in a day.
And in all this, mind you
Day after day, night after night,
with the pull on her slender strength,
the rasp on her frayed nerves, the
drag on her vitality, the drain on ber
spirits, the working mother keeps
In the midst of countless interrup
tions and petty annoyances, despite
the hard, unending, complex duties
that would kill a man
She la gentle and patlentt
Can you blame her this silent,! faith
ful drudge If she wants her pay?
Not an envelope on Saturday .night
No, no; not that.
The love and gratitude of those 'for
whom she toils and suffers and sacri
When you think of the loveless
homes where she is not 'only denied
her pay, but is abused besides, it
makes yon want to organize theuuion
It Brought the Heartsore Lovers
By AGNE3 Q. BROQAN.
Copyright, 1910, by Amerlctin Press Amo-
The little motorboat chugged cheer
ily up the lake as the girl who was Its
only occupant dlreeted its course. Her
brooding eyes gazed unconsciously
upon the water as it parted and closed
before her. Then presently she turned
with a start of surprise to find that
the shore had been left so far in the
distance. She had wished to be alone,
with no fear of Interruption alone to
think things over, to live again in
memory the days that bad preceded
her broken engagement, to ask herself
for the hundredth time if she had act
ed fairly add Justly in sending Paul
It had all happened a year ago,
but the rippling lake, even the cottages
huddled along the sandy beach,
brought back so vividly the many hap
py hours they had spent together. She
hesitated now with her hand upon the
A nervous fear possessed - her at
the thought of returning alone across
this vast expanse of waters, and then,
. V Sk
"YOU'XiTj NEVEB BE AIiONI XiONO AGAIN."
as she raised her eyes, glistening white
against the blue sky, like a great beck
oning finger, shone the lighthouse.
The girl leaned forward eagerly.
She remembered when Paul and she
had climbed to the top of the tower and'
had stood there long In. the silence.
The old lighthouse keeper had made
much of them. He had gathered great
bunches of wild flowers for ber, and
his eyes bad twinkled merrily as be
wished them "happiness and a fair
voyage" when they departed. He came
to meet her now as the nose of her
boat ground Into the sand and reached
out a helping hand to draw it nearer.
She sprang out lightly and stood smil
ing up into bis rugged face.
"You don't remember me, of course,"
she said, "but I visited your island
last summer and would like to do so
"You are very welcome," he said
gallantly. "And there are some folks
one never forgets."
An old lady sat knitting upon the
rough wooden platform before the
lighthouse door. She arose and put
forth ber hand Jn greeting.
"This is my wife," the keeper ex
plained. "She comes up from the vll
lage to visit me sometimes, and my
boy calls to take ber home in the cool
of the evening. She'll be real glad to
make you a cup o' tea, but she can't
be very sociable on account o' being
deaf." And the old lady resumed ber
The little emerald isle was fragrant
with blossoms, the water Japped Its
shores soothingly, and the girl breath
ed a sigh of contentment. The light
house keeper slowly lighted bis pipe,
regarding ber the while.
"Well." be asked at length, "you
came alone this time. Where is
"Paul!" she said sharply. "What do
you know of him?"
"Not much now," the old man re
sponded, "for he left these parts some
time ago, but I knew him considerable
well when be was a lad back there in
the village. A good lad he was, too,
barring bis foolish notion o' being a
great artist Many a time he used to
come rowing up here to sketch me or
the light or some crumbling old thing
that be called 'picturesque,' and be
would be talking about going abroad
to study when he could raise the
"Yes," the girl said quickly, with a
strange bitterness in her sweet voice,
"that was the trouble he needed
The old man looked at her gravely.
"Just what do you mean by that?"
Since the day she bad put Paul out
of ber life forever the subject bad
been forbidden even her dearest
friend. No one dared mention bis
name in her presence. Yet now she
decided suddenly to unburden ber
heart to the man whose stern gaze
was fixed upon her, and the decision
of right or wrong upon ber part should
be left to his Judgment
"When I went to spend last snmmer
over there upon the lake shore," she
said, "it was well known that I had
been left a large fortune through the
death of my parents, and, though my
aunt did her best to warn me against
fortune hunters, her teachings were
all forgotten the moment I met Paul.
He bad fixed up a temporary little
studio down there upon the sand, and
I was greatly Interested In his work
and in the future which he described
In such glowing terms, and well, at
last we became engaged. He had de
termined never to reveal his love for
me, for my money loomed up a great
obstacle to his pride, but the question
bad seemed to ask Itself as we walked
together one moonlight evening, and
after that we were very happy until I
learned the truth. It was told to aunt
by a mutual friend. Paul had been In
love all his life with poor little Bessie
Hoberts, then teacher of the village
school. ' . '
And when she bad discovered
my fondness for him sne agreea to
sacrifice .her life's happiness that
through my wealth he might realize
his one great ambition. Tbey were
still known to meet occasionally, the
friend had sold, and the girl's eyes
would be wet as they parted at the
I was indignant when I first heard
the story and tried to believe my
faith In Paul unchanged; then he be
gan to send regretful little notes beg
ging off from various pleasure trips
which we had planned, pleading as his
excuse the urgent need of working
steadily upon a portrait which must
be finished at the given time. As I
was returning alone from the pier one
day I met the girl who had been point
ed out to me as Bessie Roberts. She
came from the direction of Paul's stu
dio, and, following an Impulse, I re
traced my steps and entered the sunny
It was entirely empty, but upon
an easel-stood a covered picture, and
as I raised the drapery Bessie Roberts'
pretty face, pictured with unusual
beauty, confronted me. I ran blindly
up the sands to our hotel and wrote a
note to Paul telling him that I was
convinced he desired only my money
and refusing to see or hear from bun
again." The girl's voice faltered.
'If he bad not deceived me," she Bald
haltingly, "I might have found a way
to help them both."
The old keeper aroused himself with
start His pipe had gone out. He
"I knew Bessie Roberts as I did
Paul," he said. "They have always
been friends no more. And now she
is married to a rich broker fellow who
came to the point about the time you
did last year. They have a big sum
mer home over there, .and Paul's por
trait of Bessie bangs In the hall. The
broker fellow paid him well for paint
ing It, they say, and I fancy it was
one of Bessie's ways of helping her
old friend on."'
The girl sat speechless. Her face
bad grown very white.
"Don't you fret, child," the old man
said compassionately. "He'll come
back, for I've found that love Is like a
light shining over stormy waters it
generally leads us back to port, and
bless me," he exclaimed, "I've got an
errand to do over at the other island.
It will only take a Jiffy. See that
black cloud yonder? That means a
breeze and a shower be all over pret
ty soon, but promise me you won't
start out to navigate till I get back."
He was already running down the
path to his boat.
"Promise!" he called back, and the
girl nodded a smiling assent.
The old lady had fallen asleep over
her knitting, so she stood uncertain
for a moment in the great stone door
way, then, entering, ascended the iron
steps, which resounded beneath her
tread as she followed the winding way
up and up, coming out at last upon a
little balcony with the lake and hills
stretching far below. The breeze came
up quickly, tearing at her skirts and
tossing the hair about her eyes as ahe
groped confusedly for the handle of
the little iron door, but even as she
reached to grasp it the door blew abut,
there was a metallic click, and she
knew that in closing the door had
Then In vain she pressed her weight
against it as the raindrops fell upon
her face; then, leaning dizzily over,
she tried to make ber voice reach
the deaf ears below. The keeper's
wife would think she bad gone away
with him, she reflected despairingly.
She sank down on the narrow plat
form and looked at ber watch 8
o'clock. In an hour or two at the most
he would return to light the lamps
if she could only fight off this strange
giddiness till then. Resolutely she
burled ber face in ber arms, fearing
to look down. Hours afterward or
could it have been moments? she
heard step's bounding up the stairs, the
doorway thrown open, and she uncov
ered her eyes to look np into Paul's
own eager ones.
"Oh," she cried breathlessly, "I have
been alone so long!"
He drew the wet little figure quickly
"You'll never be alone long again if
I can help it," he said fervently.
And Just then the blue cap of the
lighthouse keeper appeared at the top
of the stairs, and from beneath Its
brim his eyes were twinkling.
"Where did you find him," the girl
asked Joyously, "to bring him back to
"My light searches out all the bidden
places," he answered, with a subdued
And, as they came out hand in hand
through the stone doorway and stood
looking far over the darkening lake,
suddenly across its broad surface there
flashed a rippling path of golden light
a light that led the mariner who bad
been far from borne on the trackless
deep back Into a haven of rest and of
ten to those for whom he has striven
"Paul," the girl repeated softly. 'lov
is like a light shining over stormy wa
tersIt leads us back to port"
Kukui Rons Down Schooner.
The lighthouse tender Kukui ran
down and sank the Schooner Moi
Wahino in the channel between
Molokai and Lahaina. The captain
of the Kukui will have nothing to
say except that the schooner had no
lights burning. The crew of the
schooner had no time to escape, as
the. vessel was struck amidships
and. sank immediately. Crfptn'n
Bam says his crew was on .deck and
he had proper signal lights burning,
but that the Kukui tried to crons
his biTws. Captain Sum drifted on
a piece of hoard to the Lanai shore,
and arrived in Lahaina Friday.
The crew were Koreans.
Administrator's Sale of Valuable
Notice is hereby given that under and
in pursuance of an Order issued out of the
Circuit Court of the Second Circuit, Ter
ritory of Hawaii, in the matter of the
Estate of KEANINI (k), late of Waika-
pu, Maui, deceased, the undersigned, as
Administrator of the Estate of Keanini
(k), deceased, is authorised to and will
sell at public auction, through Edmand
H, Hart, auctioneer and commissioner,
to the highest and best bidder, for cash,
on Saturday, the 8th day of April, A. D.
loll, at la o'clock noon of said day, at
the front entrance of the Court House, in
Wailuku, Maui, so much of the real pro
perty hereinafter described as will be
sufficient to pay tBe debts of said estate.
PREMISES INTENDED TO BE SOLD.
I. R. P. 3115, L. C. A. 3440 to Nahau,
situate at Olohe, Waikapu, Apana
Pili, taro land, area 46-100 Acre;
Apana a, kula land, area 80-100
a. R. P. 3"7. A- 3 '3 to Kala-
waia, situate at Pikoku, Waikapu,
taro land, area 4S-100 Acre;
3. R. P. 3152, L. C A. 3110 to Kuo
laia, situate at Nohoana and Olohe,
Waikapu, taro land, area 78-100
4. R. P. 3382, L. C. A. 2959 to HiVa,
situate at Maalaea, Waikapu, house
lot with house, Wrea 25-100 Acre.
TERMS: Cash in U. S. Gold Coin.
Deeds at expense of purchaser, and sale
subject to confirmation of the Court.
For further particulars, apply to ine
undersigned, at bis orace, in county
Building, Wailuku, Maui.
ijaieuai wauuKU, ivihui, murtu 3, 1911.
Administrator of the Estate of Keanini
March 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr. I.
Eggs for Hatching:
from thoroughbred Pens
Barred Plymouth Rocks
White Leghorns ' -
One new single buggy and harness,
splendid bargain; rubber tires, top,
lights, curtains, etc. Inquire Maui
News Office. March 4, tl, 18, 25.
The main house and lot on the Kalua
premises, Main street, - Wailuku, Maui.
As to terms apply to
D. H. CASE, .
Between Paia and Sunuyside. A new
boot or storm apron belonging to carriage.
Reward if found.
E. B. TURNER.
Between tax office and Market street,
a letter addressed to Henry c llapai,
Registrar, of Public Accounts. Finder
will please return to Wailuku tax office.
During my absence from the Territory
Mr. C. D. Lufkin will act for nie under
full power of attorney.
J. GARCIA. '
MULES FOR SALE.
By each trip of the S. S. Enter
prise we are receiving a fresh supply
of California Horses and Mules.
Write for costs, stating size and kind
of animals wanted. We are. hand
ling only young and sound animals
and are in a position to give you the
best price and finest of stock.
Volcano Stables & Traosportatioa Co.