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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, )911
A Yellow Fever EpisodeThat Has Aroused
The Populace Bill Boards in Favor.
(By Manuel lie Coste.)
"Life is just one damn thing after
another" Now we liavo a little
yellow Jnck, and nro trying to look
pleasant. The advisability of coal
ing the Hongkong Mtiru when she
came into port was questioned by a
merchant, but it made no difference.
Then comes the quiet criticism of
Dr Ramus for putting an easy going,
not to say ignorant, Hawaiian guard
on a fevcrship to hold the physical
destinies of many thousand persons
His comeback is that there are no
immunes available for guards and
the only available ones are Hawai
ians. Available, yes because no ef
fort was made to get men of greater
intelligence, or judgment, to watch
the ship. Whether we have epidemic
or not depends upon whether the
man stopped anywhere on his way
home from quarantine. If he was a
clean liver he did not drop into the
nearest place for a drink of square
face or a sandwich. If there were
no mosquitoes to bite him after the
first chill there will bono moro cases.
The impression is that he was so ill
that he made up the railway tracks
for home where he remained. Here
again Ramus comes in for censure
in not keeping track of the man who
had asked for permission to leave
for a day, becauso ho had had a
strenuous time of it. Under the cir
cumstances it was the duty of the
chief sanitary officer to see where
the missing man was, and where ho
had been in the interval between his
leaving and their locating him. Prior
to that ho is as safo and as free from
power of infection as anyone. Now
we are under the necessity of wait
ing ten days longer before it is de
finitely seUled that no one has been
innoculated by a mosquito, who has
sunk his bill into thotdck man. Just
now he is the safest man in the isl
ands because his period of doing bad
is over. It is ajlong story, this yellow
. fever business, and it would require
the knowledge of a doctor to enable
mo to give you the whys and where
fores of the manner and period of
transmission of the disease. The
time for greatest worry will be ten
days hence. One thing the pa
pers hero have not dwelt upon is
the fact that there were two deaths
on the Hongkong Maru before reach
ing Honolulu, besides the one which
occurred through a man being wash
ed overboard. It is possiblo the
other two had fever.
Usually there is a holler here be
cause .the newspapers give publicity
to anything that will keep tourists
out of the country, but I have not
heard much about the present case
that has been jarring to the souls of
the hotel men. Naturally they will
feel it, if there should bo an exodus
of visitors as there was when the
cholera appeared last year, just as
the tourists came in. But whatever
tho newspapers havo done it is not
as bad a knock as tho scarchead that
has been put on tho bill boards by
an over zealous individual, who
mayhap feels that ho is doing the
country a service. Tho biggest mos
quito ho could find in a Liliha Blreet
taro patch was evidently selected
for enlargement many diameters,
and put on bill boards all over
town with tho warning "You get
tho mosquito or tho mosquito will
get you." I havo a hunch that it
has been painted today so as to bo
a welcome to the tourists, one hun
dred and thirty-seven, by tho way,
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Story of a Man Who Lived 14 Years
S. Chandler Rogers, who was at
tacked by three ruffians at the ojr
nor of Eight avenue and Sixteenth
street, New York city, on tho night
of May 1, 1897, and thrown into
tho Hudson riyer after his skull had
been fractured', wandered about the
world for fourteen years under the
name of George Kelly, was restored
to himself in Seattle recently as
tho result of a surgical operation
that removed pressuro upon his
skull. Under tho namo of George
Kelly ho served eleven years in the
United States navy, and was dis
charged at Bremerton, July 1, 1910.
Then he went to work in a saw
mill at Port Blakeley, and was mar
ried there two months ago. On Oct
ober 10th, ho disappeared from h's
home, and ho was found three days
later in tho dense forest, crawling
on his hands and knees and snap
ping like a dog. On October 13th
ho was brought to a hospital in
Seattle. Ho was unable to speak or
see, and apparently was paralyzed.
An operation was performed to re
move a portion of the skull that
pressed the brain.
Kelly then asked for pen and
paper and wrote a concise and in
telligent letter to his half-sister,
Miss Florenco Doucls, 416 West
Thirty-second street, New York city,
closing his letter by stating that he
was in a hospital. He signed tho
name S. Chandler Rogers. He ask
ed for a newspaper, and was dumb
founded when a paper dated Seattle,
October 20, 1911, was handed to
him. Ho asked where he was. and
when told, ho broke down and wept.
On recovering his composure he told
"I don't know where I have been
or what I havo been doing for four
teen years. I was born in Now York
city in' 1880. I lived with my grand
mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Doucls, 418
West Thirty-second street, New
"I was first a newsboy in New
York and then a messenger with a
big trust company. I used to box
in a theater to earn a little side
"May 1, 1897, I took a vacation.
With a friend I went to a theater,
accompanied by two girls. I took
my girl homo and then started to
walk to my own abode. At tho cor
ner of Sixteenth street and Eighth
avenuo I met three men, who asked
for a match. I told them 'I am no
' 'Then one mado a pass at me. I
struck at him with my brass knuck
les on my right hand I always
wore them at night it was near
"Another man of tho three struck
mo with a blackjack and I fell to
my knees. Tho noxt thing I knew
I was' swimming in tho river, al
most stark naked.
"I remember catching hold of a
pile and yelling for help. I can re
member being dragged from the
river, and that is tho last I know,
except that I awoko up hero in this
hospital in Seattle Tuesday morn
ing." Another bowling tournament is on
over at I'uuuene, and a large entry list
is in the hands of the committee in
charge. The present tournament is a
handicap affair and the cup has been
presented by Mr. William Searby, the
popular superintendent of the mill.
PORTUGUESE ATHLETIC CLUB TEAM.
Reading from left to right the players are: Top Row Rego, Lino,
Ornellas, Medeiros, Pareisa, (manager) Fleizer, Joseph, Bushnell and
Lower Row Ponte, Souza, Pedro, Soares, M. R. Freitas, (cap
tain) and Madeira.
Sugar 106 Beets 112.27
Imperial Army Restless.
PEKIN, Nov. 3. The imperial
beyond the control of their officers.
TOKIO, Nov. 8. An entire
joined the revolutionists. The division includes infantry, cavalry and
artillery. The army operating in
ed. Ihe revolutionary spirit has
FREMONT, Nov. 8 Champ
the people of the United States favor the annexation of Ca nada, and
he is willing to run for president on
NEW WESTMINSTER, Nov.
stolen from the Bank of Montreal
NEW YORK, Nov. 3. The president reviewed tho greatest Amer
ican fleet ever assembled here yesterday. He declared the proportion
of destroyers to cruisers as altogether too small.
Monster Review of Warships.
NEW YORK, Nov. 2. The entire Atlantic fleot of ninety-nine
warehips were passed in review by Secretary Meyer hero today. Tho
fleet made a line seven miles long.
response of the navy shows its preparedness for war.
PEKIN, Nov. 2. Fighting continues around Hankow. Repre
sentatives of the powers havo protested against tho disregard for the
red cross nurses. Several wero killed yesterday.
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 2.Possessiun of the account books of the
International bridge workers has been
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 Complete primary returns givo Hairi-
man, socialist candidate for mayor,
council have qualified for the regular
HONOLULU, Nov. 3. Tho
places in this city has been deferred
If no more cases of yellow
campaign will probably be allowed
Dr. Cunie will havo charge till tho arrival of Dr. Blue.
Lanlet has been indicted tor stealing jewelry from Wichman & Co.
The Cooke estato will build at the corner of Nuuanu and Bore-
HONOLULU, Nov. 2. There have been no new cases of yellow
Dr. Hobdy says all foliage such as bananas, fruit trees and vines
should be cut down and destroyed.
One hundred and fifty inspectors are at work in the infected
The dangor period begins next Sunday. Dr. Currio will lead the
campaign which begins Monday.
Up to tho present time tourists have not shown much alarm.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2. A fleet cf twenty-four warships and
two submarines were off the harbor at daybreak. The fleet will bo re
viewed by Admiral Thomas.
THE MAUI tiWS.'
soldiers about Hankow havo got
division of the imperial army has
tho province of Yenman has revolt
manifested itself close to thecapitol
Clark declares that nine tenths of
such a platform.
3. Twenty-five thousand dollars.
branch here, has been found under
Secretary Meyer Eays the prompt
granted to the federal grand jury.
19,883. All socialists for tho city
attack on tho mosquito breeding
fevor make thei r appearanco the
to fizzle out.
What the Wrestlers, Boxers and Base
Ball Artists Are Doing.
The stakes of this year's world's
championship series are tho richest
ever played for by two baseball
teams. The players' participation
in tho receipts ended with tho
fourth game. They will split 6127,
910.G1, of which GO per cent, or
876,746.30, will go to the winners,
and 40 per cent, or 51, 164.24, to
tho losers. Twenty-one players on
each team are eligible to participate
in the money, so that the players
on the winning team each will re
ceivo S3654.68, and the members of
the losing team 2436.36 each.
Tho Athletics, in winning the
world s championship last year, re
ceived $2064.74 each, and Chicago,
tho losers, 81375.16.
William A. Lamed, American
lawn tennis champion, is on his
way to New Zealand as one of the
three members of the American
Davis cup team. The team sailed
from Vancouver on November 1st
for Auckland, and will reach Christ
Church, where the matches will bo
played in December, on November
Here is a criticism by Christy
Mathewson regarding tho batting
of tho Now Yorks. Tho samo criti
cism applies to a creat many nlav
ers hero on Maui, and they would
do well to read and profit thereby.
Four times this year tho New
York club has been in a batting
slump. It is in one now, and any
baseball man can seo the reason
Every man that goes up to that
plate wants to hit tho ball a mile.
into tho stands, or over the center
fielder's head, or somewhere far, so
that he can hear tho crowd cheer.
Ho feels the eyes of that immense
crowd on him and ho wants to out
do himself, to bo tho main fellow,
and what is tho result?
All the players are grabbine their
bats away down near tho end and
taking a long, hard swing at tho
ball, not chopping it. Perhans in
this story of baseball there havo
been a dozen batters who could take
tho stick at tho end and swine at
the ball with all their force. Wag
ner, McGee, Lajoic of the contem
poraneous players can, and "Ed"
Dclehanty in the preceding Genera
tion of ball players did it.
'Don't try to kill it." urced
McGraw again and again on the
bench, and then they would all go
up and take that big swine The
team has got to hit better. Thir
teen hits in thrco games is a rate
that will never win a world's cham
pionship. Following is what Christy Ma
thewson says about blocking a man
off tho base and spiking. Snodcrass
slid into Baker and spiked him
slightly, which resulted in a bic un-
roar and many cries of "Dirty
ball!" As a matter of fact. Snod-
grass was doing only what ho had a
right to do. Baker had him by fif
teen feet, but instead of giving him
room to slido in to tho bac in front
of him and touching Snodgrass as
ho came in, Baker sprawled all over
tho base and blocked tho runner
completely off tho bag. It is not to
bo supposed that a nlaver is iust co-
ing to lie down and say, "Hero I
am, tag mo." Snodgrass had a
right to tho baso lino and ho slid in
feet first to get a chance at tho bag.
It was Baker's own fault that ho
was spiked. There was a great deal
of talk about Cobb spiking Baker,
Yery Pleasant Evening's Entertainment
Enjoyed By Many.
A most enjoyable musicale was
held last Saturday evening at tho
residence of Mr. and Mrs. Little of
Lahaina. A largo and appreciative
company assembled on tho spacious
lanai of the Little residence, and
were delightfully entertained by tho
different selections offered. Besides
a largo number from Lahaina, quito
a few invited guests went over from
Wailuku. After the rendition of tho
different numbers on tho program,
refreshments wore served on the
lawn by the light of tho Japanese
lanterns. Tho ovoning cl osed with
dancing to the music of a Hawaiian
quintet. Following is tho program :
1. Piano Solo.-Si j'ctais roi
Mr3. Little and Mr. Bruss.
2. Violin Solo.-
a-Lorelei paraphrano, Nesvadan
b-Springs awakening, Bach
K. J. Zedtwitz.
3. Vocal Solo.-In Maytimo
4. Piano Solo.-Die geschie-
dene Frau Leo Fall
5. Reading.-A Hallow'en story
6. Cornet Solo.-Selection.
Mr. C. D. Lu'fkin.
7. Vocal Solo.-A Perfect Day
Mrs. J. K. Bodcl.
8. Violin Solo.-
K. J. Zedtwitz.
9. Piano Solo.-Tho Calif of
10. Cornet Solo.-Soleetinn.
Mr. C. D. Lufkin.
11. Vocal Solo.-In all ntornit.v
Mrs. J. K. Bodel with violin nblio-nfn.
but if ho plays third base like that
I don't wonder that ho got spiked.
I have never seen Cobb play, but if
ho slides high he is likely to cut a
man who spraddles all over tho bag.
If Baker had been playing in tho
league with Clarko ho would bo cut
to pieces, becauso Clarko always
rode high when ho came into tho
Our great national game, base
ball, is a thing incomprehensible to
So it happened that three of tho
newspaper men from New York, on
tour with Taft were lunching at the
St. Francis recently, and asked
of their waiter: "What is tho
"Beg pardon," ho said.
"The score what is tho score
between tho Giants and tho Ath
letics?'' "I don't know,'' answered tho
waiter, who was a Huncarian.
Giants pardon, I do not under
"Well, go out and ask somebody
at tho desk who won the baseball
gamo in New York.''
And ho wont out to tho desk and
they sent him around to tho tele-
phono girls. Tho girls had simply
received tho first bulletin that New
York had won, but didn't know the
score. So they said: "New York
won, 185 to 2."
And that is what tho waiter look
back as a mcssago to tho three
"Huh," observed ono, a baseball
fan, "won by a squeeze play in tho
ninth, I guess."