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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAV, MARCH 11, 1911
THE MAUI NEWS
Entered at the Post Office at Wailuku,
A Republican Paper Published in the Interest of the People
Issued Every Saturday.
Maui Publishing Company. Limited.
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Chi. C Clark
Sanitation In the Tropics.
AT this time, when the community is threatened with an epidemic
of cholera, it may lx of general interest to hear how such troubles
as we periodically encounter are dealt with elsewhere.
The city of Singaiore is situated tit the equator. It has a mean annual
temperature of 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The trade-winds, which consti
tute so pleasant and whole-mme a feature of our Hawaiian climate, are
light and in frequent, while the relative humidity of the atmosphere is very
great. The rainfall is heavy, and prevails throughout the entire year.
The site of the city is fur the most part a low, alluvial plain, intersected
by tidal creeks and marshes, and diversified by volcanic upheavals of
granite and laterite. ,
The population of Singapore is in the neighborhood of 225,000, of
whom the Europeans numler perhaps 5,000, the Chinese 125,000, the
Malays 25,000, and Indians, Japanese, Burmese, etc., constituting the
remainder. The 5,000 whites include the British garrison of some 3,500
men. As in Honolulu, the Asiatics live in all parts of the city, while
niiartora In which no Euroueans live.
Simiapore is a free port, and its commercial interests are vastly greater
than those of Hawaii. The docks, aggregating over tnree inutw u. .engu.,
are always thronged with shipping, both steam and sail; while in the
roadstead are anchored hundreds of junks and other native sailing craft.
Communication with Europe, Asia and Australia is constant. The volume
of Asiatic travel is great and unrestricted, save by merely nominal health
Cholera, plague, typoid and small-pox. are constantly present in the
city; yet no epidemic of any of these - diseases has occurred in many
Tt.;a immnnitv i t.o be nscrilioil. first, to the excellence of the
water-supply; and, second, to the exceedingly stringent regulations
regarding the erection of dwellings. -ti.o
.itor.Hiirmlv is derived from an artificial lake some miles outside
the city. This lake receives the drainage from the rainfall on an area
constituting a government reservation. No one, except the persons in
charge is allowed to enter or remain upon this reservation; and the
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pntiro area is enclosed bv a cemented
taminated water from outside can find its way into the reservoir. From
this impounding reservoir the water is conveyed by gravity to extensive
fii,.r.i,..U wliili hxh ii. dunlieate. rendering assured an uninterrupted
supply of filtered water. From the
distributing reservoir on the summit of a high hill where it is thoroughly
. i.f...- .wuiifr intu t.lm cit.v mains. Contrast this system with
the utter lack of precaution which
in the sources of our water supply is a common pracuce; anu wnere
ot. iftn tuillnte the water we must use.
k i.,,;u;nir of nnv union' whatsoever can be erected in SingaDore with-
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frvAn fiiu Rnililnifrs Trwixnrtor. This uennit. for which a
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charge is made, covers two points;
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proposed building to municipal regulations. io mauer wiuu. uiu size,
cost or kind of dwelling, the ground floor must be of concrete, tile or
stone, must lie absolutely impervious to water, and must be laid directly
i,o r..iiml Tliia roLMiliition makes it necessary to Grade the
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. ground up to the level of the .floor,
. swamps, standing water, etc. An
receive all the drainage from the
with the nearest sewer. Thus it is
a....nu.t mm ti filth fwiin drniiiiiie.
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defecjitions. Each morning these
removed and replaced with clean ones, ah me mgnt-sou is useu as ier
tilizer by the Chinese planters ami gardeners adjacent to the city. An
. incinerator disposes ot tne ga mage.
No wooden buildings are permitted within the fire limits. Even
aiiin.rl nfn urn nmhiliitcd. slate and tile lieine: used exclusively. No
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room can lie less than a certain specified size. Tenements are divided
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the roof; Hnd each apartment has but one outside door, and this opens
upon the street. No back doors or secret underground passages are possi
ble. The inmates cannot avoid frequent and rigid inspection. The roofs
being of tile, fire can hardly le communicated from one building to an
other, or even from one apartment to amrther in the same tenement. No
matter how hlthy an apartment may lie, a tiait-nour s woik witn a nose,
anl n ruiil nf wli it mii kIi suHiees to restore it to a nerfeetlv sanitary condi-
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tion. It B never neeessiiry in SingaiK)re to hurn down houses to get rid
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In Honolulu, a few years ago, the entire Oriental quarter was burned
to the ground because the houses could not be disinfected or made sani
tary. Were the plague again to get a foothold in Honolulu, it is likely
that Chinatown would again have
Drolwible that any sulistantial improvement has lieen made in the con
struetion of the tenements occupied
HE lxst may not lo for us,
And the last may not be first,
But we'll have a good time whistlin'
On the road to meet the worst.
We'll cheer the darkness, anyway,
By whistling for the break o' day.
By day we catch a sunbeam, '
By night a starry ray;
The shadowg of the meadows ,
Oh, we'll whistle them away!
We'll make old winter dream and sing
By whistling for the flower-fair spring.
Maul, Hawaii, as second-class matter.
Editor and Mnnnger
MARCH 11, 1911
drain wnicn insures mat no con
filter-beds the water is pumped to a
generally prevails here, where bathing
suitability of site and conformity of
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and absolutely prohibits building over
open cemented drain, so laid as to
house, must be constructed to connect
impossible for the soil to become
In the entire eitv there is not acess-
with mi vanizotl iron mils to receive
pails, together with their contents, are
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exteiwliiiL' from the ground throuul
IB UVU1UUU ujr IIIC piu-i tUIIBU uu
to tie burned down, as it is very lm-
by the Orientals.
Heart to Heart
By EDWIN A. NYE.
Baby Vinson McLean is heir to the
enormous fortune of $10,000,000.
Lucky Infant) But wait
He la an ordinary looking smnll baby,
Just like your or, rather, the baby
next door to you and his babyhood
Is under a constant menace. Some time
ngo some men tried to kidnap the child.
It Is a big responslbIIlty4o have that
lort of a baby about the house.
The newspapers have printed a story
about a steel cage Qtted over this
baby's carriage to protect the child
from being stolen while the nurse
takes htm for an outing, but this story
the mother of the child has denied.
It Is true, however, where the baby
goes there goes a big detective, fully
Pity the kid and his mother.
Always about this child there will be
the atmosphere of fear. Think of be
ing obliged to surround your Imby with
guards day and night lest It be stolen!
And when this child Is grown to be
a small boy fancy to yourself how he
will envy the rnggedest and dirtiest
urchin who plays In the street or digs
In the sand while he, the scion of lux
ury, must be carefully guarded. One
may almost Jmagine the wistful look
that will come to the lad's face.
He Is handicapped.
As a young man he Is likely to be
spoiled and may become another Harry
Thaw Certainly he will be envied and
sneered at and bated.
He cannot know the joy of struggle
the struggle of the poor boy who
forces successful issue of his enter
prises by dint of personal endeavor.
What a handicap!
Because you cannot grow manhood
in a hothouse Men are made by the
hard and cruel process of going up
against the sharp corners of life. ,
Besides, there Is ahead of him the
worry of his millions He 1b apt to be
distrustful of Jils fellows lest they take
his money. And doubtless his heart
will become hardened to the cry of the
poor and the unfortunate. The chances
are all against bis being a happy man
Wealth has Its burdens.
And money oftentimes Is like a mill
stone about the neck of Its possessor,
dragging him away from happiness,
And finally when thin future man of
millions shall die be must answer on
the Judgment seat for the proper use
of bis money.
Are you not glad your baby's future
usefulness und content are not thus
Heart to Heart
By EDWIN A.NYE.
A BLACKSMITH POLITICIAN.
Bliould you have occasion to visit the
office of the state auditor of Colorado
you may meet a heavy set man with
honest Irish eyes whose hearty ways
will make you feel at home.
That Is "Roady" Keneban.
And should you be a stranger with
a newspaper man habit or acquis
itiveness concerning affairs be will
chat with you for half an hour and
not grow impatient
Ask him about bis political career
and 'be will say nothing.
Last year one day Boady Keneban
took off his leather apron, washed his
hands In the cooling tub and strode up
the hill to the statebouse.
An hour before be took the oath of
office as state auditor be bad been
shoeing horses in John Murphy's shop,
Keneban is the sort of labor leader
who not only leads, but labors entire
ly different from the walking delegate
whose bands are as soft aa a dry
For thirty years be has hammered
an anvil and shod boraes. mulea and
bronchos for wages. But always be
has been a student of affairs.
For twenty years Keneban bas been
secretary and treasurer of the Inter
national Union of Journeymen Horse
shoers. And during all that time no
ill gotten gold bas touched bis cal
loused palm. '
Honest as the day Is king, Kenehan
has served In the Denver city council,
on the board of supervisors and has
been a member of the state central
committee of bis party.
' And be bas never quit bis forge for
a day, save once a year to attend the
Kenehan claims to be nothing more
than a blacksmith and Is proud of his
business, but woe to the state em
ployee who sends a padded bill Into
bis office for approval!
It Is a positive pleasure to meet this
One man. who Is practical and straight
forward, but who Is also an intelligent
student of economics, with breadth of
Here is the 'lesson:
It Is your tf.ity to engage in politics,
but you shot Id not depend upon that
precarious t jslness for a livelihood.
Stick to y ur business, young man.
Be above the temptations of bribery
in politics, and when office falls you
as It wiU you can go back to your
forge or arm or office honest and In
dependent to the last
By HELOISE BRAYTON
Copyright, 1910, by American Press
Lieutenant Hurluue Uonsalcs was
sent with fifty men of the Mexican
army up into the mountains to get rid
of a band of robbers who were a ter
ror to the gold miners. What was his
surprise to hear when he reached the
locality in question that the bandits
were led by a girl twenty-one or twenty-two
Gonsale cornered them and called
on them to surrender. The reply that
came from the little mountain pocket
In which they were ensconced was a
burst of girlish laughter that was
sweet and musical.
In the fight that ensued a . number
were killed on both sides, but the ban
dits were practically annihilated. A
few were made prisoners, including
the girl leader, who was addressed by
the single name of Concla.
"Senorita," said her captor, "I dis
like to shoot a woman. Promise me
that you will abandon the life you are
leading and I will spare your life."
L prefer to die with these men
whom you have not yet killed."
The lieutenant winced. He would
rather die himself than kill a woman,
especially this one.
"Suppose." he said presently, "you
all give me your pledge to go to your
homes and lead honest lives."
"As for homes," the girl replied, "we
have none, but we are willing to break
up and join no other band, living as
honest lives as we caf without starv
ing." ' '
There were but half a dozen men
left. Gonsalez would have shot them.
but to save the girl he made good his
proposition. Each one of the band
gave the required promise and went
his way. Concla did not seem by any
means pleased' with the arrangement
on her own account She acted as If
she would rather have died and had
only assented to It to save be lives of
the remnant of her bnad. She urned
away, from the lieutenant without a
word of thanks and, taking a trail
leading np the mountain, was soon
lost to view.
A year passed, during which no rob
beries by a regularly organized band
were committed. Then the trouble
broke out afresh. It was supposed
that the remnant of the old band had
broken their pledge and become the
nucleus of a new ojie. Whether they
had the same leader as before was a
matter of conjecture. Gonsalez was
considered the man above all others to
go to the mountains and destroy the
Friends warned the bandits of the
approach of the soldiers, and they de
termined to retreat to a spot where
they could defend themselves against
a greatly superior force. Gonsalez fol
lowed them, but when he came . up
with them saw that they were not only
In an imprefrnnble position, but that
they outnumbered his own force. Nev
ertheless he attacked them. Recelv
lng a murderous fire, he lost a large
number of his men, while none of the
robbers was killed. Not only this;
sallying from behind their Improvised
fort, they drove the soldiers before
them till they in turn were obliged to
take refuge in a gorge where they had
a chance to defend themselves. Night
came on, and Gonsalez, who knew no
way out of the trap he was in, looked
to the, morrow for a slaughter of his
He had rolled himself in his blanket
and was sinking into a troubled slum
ber when be felt a touch. - By the light
of a smoldering fire he saw bending
over him a woman, and In that woman
he recognized Concla. . ,
"What you here!" he exclaimed. "I
supposed you were In command of the
"No, senor lieutenant, though I am
the only one of my band who is not
there. I told them that If they broke
their promise J.o you I would punish
them, and I am here to ' give them
that punishment. Let your fires go
out and then get your men under
arms. I will lead you to a place where
you can come down on them, taking
Gonsalez determined to trust her
and acted accordingly. About mid
night, when the fires were all out and
the robbers could not see them move,
the soldiers, led by Concla, who seem
ed to have ' the eyes of a cat, passed
through a defile and just before the
break of day emerged from a thicket
of low trees, rushed down upon th
Bleeping robbers and after killing two
thirds of them overpowered the rest
"This is your victory," said Gonsalei
to Concla. "It is for you to say what
shall be done with the prisoners."
Concla peered into the faces of the
captives and picked out three men.
"These," she said to Gonsalez, "were
of my band, and I saved them. They
have broken their pledge. Indeed,
they organized the new band. Shoot
them. Spare the rest under a new
Her orders were carried out to the
letter. When the troops were ready to
depart Lieutenant Gonsalez promised
Concla that if she would go with them
he would see that the government re
warded her for saving the troops and
being Instrumental in the annihilation
of the bandits.
"I will not go," she replied. "I did
not save you and guide you to where
you could attack them for pay. I did
it because because It seemed that is
what I would do."
As before, she turned away and waa
seen no more.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND CIRCUIT, TERRITORY OF
In' Probate At Chambers.
In the Matter of the Estate of HATSU-
TARO YAMANO, late of Hamakunpoko,
Maui deceased, before Judge SELDEN
Order of Notice of Petition for Allow
ance of Final Accounts and Discharge in
On Reading and Filing the Petition
and accounts of JUTARO KUWABARA,
administrator of the Estate of Hatsutaro
Yauiano, late of Hatnnkuapoko, Maka
wao, Maui, wherein he asks to be allowed
$1035.40 and he charges himself with
$ 1048.75, and asks that the same may be
examined and approved, and that a final
order may be made of Distribution of the
property remaining in his hands to the
persons thereto entitled, and discharging
him and his sureties from all further res
ponsibility as such Administrator.
It is Ordered, that Monday, the 3rd
day of April A. D. 1911, at 10 o'clock A.
M. before the Judge of said Court at the
Court Room of the said Court at Wailuku
Island of Maui, be and the same hereby
is appointed as the time and place for
hearing said Petition and Accounts, and
that all persons interested may then and
there appear and show cause, if any they
have, why the same should .not be grant
ed, and may present evidence as to who
are entitled to the said property. And
that notice of this Order, be published in
the 'Maoi News" a weekly newspaper
printed and published in Wailuku, for
three successive weeks, the last publication
to be not less than two weeks previous to
the time therein appointed for said hear
Dated at VVailuku, Maui, this 23rd day
of February 191 1.
- Judge of the Circuit Court of the
Attest: (Sd.) EDMUND H. HART,
Clerk of the Circuit Court of the
Feb. 25. March 4, 11, 18.
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YE ARTS and CRAFTS SHOP,
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND CIRCUIT, TERRITORY OF
In Probate At Chambers.
In the Matter of the Estate of HENRY
M. ALEXANDER, late of Haiku, Maui,
deceased, before Judge S. B. KINGS
BURY. Order of Notice of Petition for Allow
ance of Final Accounts and Discharge in
On Reading and Filling the Petition
and accounts of INA B. ALEXANDER,
Executrix of the Last Will of Henry M.
Alexander, late of Haiku, Maui, deceas
ed, wherein she asks to be allowed $2500.00
and she charges herself with $2500.00,
and nsks that the same may be examin
ed and approved, and that a final order
may be made of Distribution of the pro
perty temaining in her hands to the per
sons thereto entitled, and discharging
her and her sureties from all further res
ponsibility as such Executrix:
It is Ordered, that Monday, the 3rd
day of April, 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 Wai
luku, Island of Maui, be and the same
hereby is appointed as the time and place
for hearing said Petition and Accounts,
and that all persons interested may then
and there appear and show cause, if any
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, be publish
ed iu the "Maui News" a weekly 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 appointed
for said hearing.
- Dated at Wailuku, Maui, this 17th day
of February, 191 1.
(Sd.) ' S. B. KINGSBURY,
Judge of the Circuit Court of the
Attest: (Sd.) EDMUND II HART
Clerk of the Circuit Court of the
Feb. 25, March 4, 11, 18. k