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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, APRIL, 3, 1915
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Mrs. W. II. Field was In Honolulu
David Wadsworth Is liomc from Pit
nahou for nla vacation.
Miss Tripp arrived homo from
school In Honolulu last Saturday.
George Soper and Joe Meinecke ar
rived from Honolulu last Saturday.
II. n. Welter was a business visitor
from Honolulu several days last week
Miss Myrtle Taylor Is at her home
in Hauinkuapoko for her Easter vaca
tion, Mrs. Clarence Cooke, of Honolulu,
Is the guest of Mrs. II. 11. Penhallow,
Sheriff Crowoll is in Honolulu where
he is receiving treatment for an ear
Clarence nnd Harold Baldwin are
home from 1'unahou for the Easter
It. H. Farley, of 1'aia, expects to
move his family to Honolulu in the
Postmaster Arthur Waal, of I.ahai
na, was in Honolulu this week on a
Dr. J. II. Raymond returned from
a short trip to the Capital on Wed
The Misses Gay are at their home
on Lanal this week, spending their
J. N. S. Williams returned to Hono
lulu last Saturday after a short busi
ness trip to Maul.
Mrs. Will J. Cooper left for Hono
lulu last evening to spend a week or
ten days with friends.
Henry Pogue is home from Hono
lulu to spend his Easter vacation with
his parents in Wailuku.
Dae T. Fleming and V. C. Schoen
berg, of the Lahaina district, were vis
itors in Wailuku yesterday.
The Misses Lucas of Honolulu, ar
rived Wednesday evening and are
guest? at the Raymond . ranch.
William Walsh, general manager of
the Kahulul Railroad, was a business
visitor to Honolulu last Saturday.
P. H. Pharos, manager of the Or
pheum, returned on Tuesday morning
from a brief business trip to Hono
lulu. Miss Harriet Collins, of Hamakua
poko, is spending tho Easter vacation
with Mrs. H. M. Alexander in Hono
lulu. Senator H. 15. Penhallow returned tc
Honolulu on Wednesday after several
days spent at home on private busi
ness. E. C. Moore, of Kula, spent this
Week in Honolulu on business run.
nected with the Kula Farmers' Asscdj
E. G. Bartlett, of Kamehameha
School, has been spending the past
week at his homestead in Kuiaha with
Robert E, Bond returned from a
business trip to Honolulu on Wednes
day, and left again last evening on a
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Baldwin and
family of Haiku, left on Thursday last
for their mountain home "Luana" to
remain for a month.
E. G. Bartlett, of Kamehameha
Schools, played the organ at tho Wai
luku Union Church last evening in the
lendering of "Parsifal",
Mis3 Adelaide Souza left for Hono
lulu by last Saturday's Claudino after
spending several weeks with her sis
ter, Mrs. M. R. Pereira, of Wailuku.
Mrs. Arthur Collins is here from
Honolulu, visiting her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. E. II. Kittrldgo, at the Fair
mont Hotel. San Francisco Examiner.
Lorrin Andrews, who was in Wai
luku several days last week on legal
business, returned to Honolulu on
Monday evening. He was accompanied
by' Mrs. Andrews.
C. J. McCarthy, territorial treasu
rer, was in Wailuku on Saturday in
connection with a case in trial in the
local courts. He returned to Honolulu
on Monday evening.
Frank F. Baldwin left for the coast
on the Manoa this week where he
will attend the annual meeting of the
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Com
pany, on the 14th inst.
M. F. Prosser, who was on Maui last
week In connection with the Kalua
will case, In which he was one of .the
attorneys, returned to Honolulu by
last Monday evening's Mauna Kea.
Chailes D. Burchenal, of New York,
a prominent consulting engineer, ar
rived hero Wednesday In connection
with some extensive Improvements
planned by the Maul Agricultural
J. F. Durao, of Honolulu, is on Maul
visiting tho soveral agencies of the
Sari Antonio Society, one of the
strongest Portuguese mutual benefit
organizations in the territory. While
here he is also canvassing for now
mombors and is meeting with success.
Mrs. Millie B. Hair entertained a
few friends Wednesday afternoon at a
delightful informal luncheon. Those
who enjoyed the hospitality of this
.charming hostess were: Mrs. E. G.
Bartlott, Miss Edith Livingston, Mrs.
Will J. Cooper, Mrs. Stanley Living
Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Lufkin, accom
panied by Miss Smith and Miss Mac
farland, loft this weok by the Manoa
for tho coast. They will spend some
tlmo at tho San Francisco exposition
beforo proceeding east where Miss
Smith and Miss Macfarland will re
main. Mr. and Mrs. Lufkin will re
turn piobably in Juno.
SALE POSTPONED FROM LAST
The sale of tho property of tho Maul
Vulcanizing Company under an execu
tion in favor of D, T. Carey, for rent
duo, which was to have takon place
last Saturday, was continued until' to
day, by mutual consent. It is reported
as possible that the claims pressing
against tho concern may bo met and
tho business resumed.
Martins Damage Suit In Honolulu
Brings Out Sensational Allegations
Against Paia Hospital Manage
ment. In setting aside the veidict of tho
jury in the case of M. A. Martin
against A. A. Wilson, which was for
tho defendant, and granting a new
trial. Judge Thomas I!. Stuart, of the
Honolulu circuit court, delivered a
long and sensational series of charges
against Dr. Wilbur F. McConkey, resi
dent physician of the Paia hospital,
against Mrs. C. Rogers, head nurse of
the Institution. Martin, who was a
laborer, had his leg badly crushed b
Hie falling of a wall at Kakipi gulch,
while working on a road job for which
Wilson had the contract. He was
treated at the Paia hospital following
his accident, and it Is largely on nc
coirit of the alleged bad treatment
that he received there that Judge
Stuart bases his opinion that the
jury in finding for Wilson was not
governed by either the law or the evi
dence. Martin sued for $20,000 damages on
account of his injuries.
The court's decision granting a new
trial is a lengthy document covering'
nearly 14 tpowritten pages. His con
demnatory comment- on Paia hospi
tal's head nurso and Dr. McConkey is
"It is said that tho plaintiff is to
blame on account of his conduct in
the hospital. It is almost comm.on
knowledge, if not quite so, that an
injury of this kind, although not com
plicated with compound or comminut
ed fracture of the bono, must be well
cared for in older to prevent the wast
ing away of tho ileshy parts through
pus formation In all hospitals the
nurses steadily watch the temperature
of the patient and nearly every hour
a record is made of temperature; and
Hie temperature plays a most import
ant part in the determination of the
nction to be taken by the physician or
surgeon in such a case.
"Daily and at every visit he calls-
for these records, examines them
closely. If there is heat, much inflam
mation and pain, it argues that unless
it is stopped the flesh will, in plain
language, rot away.
"There are no records in the Paia
hospital, no such record was kept.
The doctor does not know what treat
ment was given, he can not state on
any particular day or even weok of
the three months ' in which' this man
was in his hospital, what was done for
his relief. The head nurse, or as she
Is styled tho 'superintendent,' is equal
ly ignorant of the conduct of tho hos
pital; and does not know whether it
ha? any wards In it or notv Had the
doctor been paying attention to the
case, he would have known that the
inflammation was spreading and that
pus was forming. Under theso cir
cumstances, it is not good practise to
cause the wound to heal up on the
t.urface, as he says it did within the
first three weeks.
"Good practise would be to keep
that wound open and reduce the tem
perature and stop the decaying of the
parts. He did not do this. Ho wrap
ped it up in some kind of a well
known antiseptic and left the man
crying and screaming day after day.
I think plaintiff is right In his con
clusion that if he had not gotten out
of that hospital at the time he did,
he would havo been carried away a
"To say that the doctor's acts were
legitimate practise would bo a libel on
the profession of medicine and sur
gery. To say that that hospital in its
shown treatment of this case is con
Jucted as hospitals usually are in Ha
waii, would also be a libel on every
hospital in the territory. Now the
plaintiff was carried to that hosp'U
by tho defendant. The doctor's acts
ire the defendant's acts.
"Whatever tho doctor did negligent
'y and wrongfully is the act of the de
fendant. The plaintiff has nothing to
say about it, except to finally insist
upon leaving the place Tho dootor
says tha. at the end of three weeks,
tho wound was virtually healed, ami
he talks about secondary blood poison
ing. His excuses in this respect are
to my mind the merest subterfuges
and if they in fact qxisted they are
all to bo attributed to tho want of
care that ho failed to give to tho pa
tient. Tho wound should have been
kept open and tho inflammation
should have been reduced. The limb
should have been brought to as near
the normal temperature as possible.
"Tho story of tho secondary blood
poisoning is simply absurd. The su
preme court of this territory has been
called upon to pass upon the duty of
a lawyer to his client and they have
visited dereliction of duty in this re
spect with very severe language.
Much worso conduct in a sister pro
fession should not bo passed over
lightly. As to whether the doctor
could testify rightfully against his pa
tient, see section 2915, statutes, 1015.
But supposing It be claimed that this
statute is Inapplicable--still, I do not
thing that any one ought to contend
that Dr. McConkey should bo allowed
to attempt to abuso his professional
character and position by trying to
break down and humiliate a man that
was thrown at his mercy as this man
was. I have no doubt in my mind
that if tried upon tho merits. Dr. Mc
Conkey would be found guilty of nial
practise, ai to his conduct of this
caee. If he was negligent, it was the
negligence or the defendant, for which
the defendant must respond."
J. C. Foss, Jr., was in Honolulu this
week in connection with his contract
for tho Hilo wharf work, oh which he
will begin work very shortly.
Waikapus and Cubs to
Play For Decisions
End of Junior Series Causing Much
Interest Among Fans Chinese and
Haikus Have Ikcn Eliminated.
The Chinese nnd Cubs pulled off an
exciting game last Sunday, tho Chi
nose meeting defeat by the score of
& to 2.
The Chinese did not have their reg
ular lineup, as thoir important nirn
did not appear on the diamond, but
the manager put his crippled team
against the Cubs, who wore given n
Hansen pitched for the Cubs and
his Ueliveries were well handled by
the backstop, while tho man from Ma
nila, Equing, gave the batters of the
other side a puzzling time of it. The
Chinese Hid not give tho Filipino good
Tho Chinese are now out of the race
for the first scries, leaving the Wui-
itapus ana Cubs to decide it in to-
moi rows game.
These two teams havo already met
three times, each having a same to
its credit nnd tying the third. So to
morrow's game will decide which is
the better team.
II. Meyer umpired tho came ami his
decisions were satisfactory to the
Tomorrow's game will start at 2:30
Standing of Teams.
P. W. L. Pet.
Cubs 8 G 2 ,'G0
Waikapus 7 4 3 .5.71
Chinese 8 -1 4 .500
Haikus 0 2 7 .223
Tho Cubs are already claiming to
morrow's game but J. Rodrlgues says:
-won't ue too anxious. Walt until
the decision is rendered."
The Chinese will nppcar in full
force during tho second scries al
though they lost out in tho first.
Cupid Scores One For
It is a delicate subject in and about
Lahaina, they say, but as usual Cupid
bas wagged his fingers at such nun
barriers as a great international war
can create. But to get down to brass
tacks, P. R. Hasson, whose name be
trays his antecedents, and Miss Vir
ginia Music, whose name doesn't, but
which does indicate harmony, created
something akin to consternation
among their relatives and friends
when they slipped away from Lahaina
town a few weeks ago, and were mar
ried in Honolulu. They are now in
San Francisco, where according to the
San Francisco papers their arrival al
so created some Hurry among more
solicitous friends and relatives Mrs.
Hasson ,vill bo lemembered by La
haina folk as the recent charming
guest of her sister, Mrs. B. E. Fcun.
The following is from the San Fran
cisco Examiner, of recent date:
"Cupid played a sly prank in the
fairy village of Lahaina, Maui, when
he stole tho heart of young P. R.
Hasson, stepson of E. R. Stackable,
former collector of customs of Ha
waii. "Young Hasson, who is engaged in
tho sugar business in the Hawaiian
islands, and his brido arrived on the
Matson liner Matsonla yesterday
morning, en route to the bride's home
at Point Richmond to seek tho bless
ing of her mother, who did not know
of the wedding, which was a surprise
even to tho friends of tho bride and
bridegroom In the Islands. Hasson's
stepfather met tho couple at the dock,
and after what is stated to have been
a stormy interview, granted the pat
"Mrs. Hasson was visiting her sis
ter in Lahaina when she met Hasson.
It was a case of love at first sight.
Owing to pafornlal disapproval the
two went ot Honolulu after less than
a' month's courtship and were secrft-
ly married. Tho first intimation that
their friends had of the affair was
when they sailed for San Francisco
as man and wife aboard the M.-,t-sonla,
one month after their wedding.
"Mrs. Hasson's mother has not been
notified and tho couple are waiting
anxiously for her verdict.
" 'Oh, well, it is done now,' philoso
phically remarked Mrs. Hasson yes
terday. 'And, in popular slang, 'Ish
ka blbblo!' Still wo are kind ol wor
ried to know just what she is going
to Eay and what she is going to do."
High Class Films At
Manager Vasconcellos of the Kahu
lul Lyceum is making a number of
improvements In his popular play
house, which will doubtless bo much
appreciated by his patrons. A com
plete new set of chairs aro soon to be
Installed, of tho samo pattern as those
In tho Paia Community House, which
nro said to bo exceedingly comfort
able. In the matter of attractions, the
Lyceum is also keeping in tho front
rank of Island playhouses. The now
lino of Pai amount Famous Players
feature films, lately added by the Ly
ceum, will begin next week. The first
of theso " will bo Emma Dunn in
"Mother," on Tuesday night, and on
next Thursday ovening the "Wild
Flower", will bo a high class feature
well worth seeing. Week after next
Alanager Vasconcellos announces
"Gentleman from Mississippi," "Tho
County Chairman," and "Behind the
Scenes," tho latter a Mary Pickford
CHURCH FAIR TOMORROW IN LA
HAINA. Following the Easter services in tho
Lahaina Catholic church tomorrow
morning, a fair is to bo hold in the
church yard, tho proceeds of which
will bo dovoted to the new church at
Maui Delegation Split New Bills
Become Law Nine Legal Holi
days Now New Slaughtering
Investigating Bill Killed.
With Maui's delegation evenly split
on tho vote, tho House on Monday
H. B. 210, providing for a commission
of five to be appointed to consider the
financial system of tho Territory nnd
its sub-divisions, as well as to np
praise the value of all government
property. The mntter was bitterly
fought, and there is a possibility that
(he measure will be revived and later
passed. The vote stood 12 for to 17
agoliwt, as lollows:
Ayes Alu, Cooke, Crockett, Garcia,
Huddy, Kupihea, Lota, Rawlins, Sllva,
Tavares, Wntkiii3 and Speaker Hoi
Noes Brown. Conev. Crawford (2).
Fassoth, Fernandez, Goodness, Hale,
Isenliorcr. KnunlK-n. Knln. T.vmriii. Atn.
kekau, Nawahlne, Vierra, Waiaholo,
and Williamson 17.
Nine Public Holidays a Year.
Hereafter tho Territory will have
nine legal holidays each year, besides
election days, which are to be so rec
ognized also, and any other days that
the Governor may designate by pro
clamation. A law to this effect has
just been enacted and gone into ef
fect. The specified holidays are:
Tho first days of Januaiy,
Tho twenty-second day of February,
The thirtieth day of May,
The eleventh day of June,
Tho fourth day ot July,
Tho first Monday In September,
known as Labor Day,
The third Saturday in September,
The twenty-fifth day of December.
All election days, both primarv as
well as general, in such county or city
and county wherein such election is
And any day designated by procla
mation of the President of the United
States as a Day of Thanksgiving, fast
ing or religious observance, or desig
nated by proclamation of the Gover
nor of the Territory an a holiday,
shall be a Territorial holiday.
New Slaughtering Law.
Under Act 25, just signed by the
Governor, the license fee for butcher
ing beef in Honolulu Is $100 per year,
and $20 In other places in tho Terri
tory. Tho bill provides, however, that
farmers may kill cattle of their own
raising without a license, providing it.
is not done in excess ot one head per
month. Act 18, also lately signed, re
quires a license of $40 per year for
killing swine in Honolulu, and $20 in
other districts, with the same exemp
tion to hog raisers as in the matter of
Capital For Kalaupapa Store.
Governor Pinkham last week signed
a bill which provides a revolving fund
of $10,000 to enable tho board of
health to run a store at the leper set
tlement at Kalaupapa. Tho fund is to
be replenished from earnings from 'ho
store, if any.
Coodness For Equal Suffrage.
Representative Goodness last week
introduced a resolution in the House
urging upon Congiess tho changing of
the Organic Act of tho Territory, so
as to permit women to vote. The
resolution recites that such effort was
pledged by all its political party plat
forms before the last elections.
Lepers Want to Name Sheriff.
Goodness would also let the Inmates
of the Molokal Settlement elect their
own sheriff. This official has been
appointed by the president of the
board of health heretofore. Goodness'
now bill provides for the election of
the Important official. He says that
the inmates know more about politics
In a day than 'tho average Maul law
makers can think in a much longer
New Home For Marketing Division.
Tho Governor has signed a bill just
passed by the legislature by which tho
Territorial Marketing Division will bo
given tho government lot at Mauna-
kea and Smith streets, Honolulu, as a
site for lis offices and warehouses. It
is probable that another bill will bo
passed providing for the necessary
buildings on the lot.
$1.50 Per Day For Laborers.
A bill has been signed by tho Gov
ernor making the minimum wago for
laborers on public works $1.50 per
To Extend McGregor's Landing.
Kaupiko, who halls from West Ha
waii, has flown, legislatively speak
ing, to tho aid of Maul. Saturday ho
introduced a resolution in tho Houso
which calls for $1000 for repairs and
$10,000 for the extension of McGreg
or's Landing, Maul. This landing was
abandoned by tho government some
time ago, but is being still used by
tho Inter-Island Steam Navigation
Company people, who, for some rea
son or other, do not seem to like
No Change In Election Law.
There will bo no change in tho ap
portionment and manner of election of
tho Maul supervisors. Goodness' bill
providing that tho county should go
back to tho old order pf things being
tabled Saturday in tho House on rec
ommendation of tho county commit
tee. Nawahino is fathoring a resolution
to appropriate $10,000 of territorial
funds for a hospital at Hana.
Nauahlno has Introduced a joint
resolution in tho Houso providing for
(ho omploymcnt of a high grade Ha
waiian scholar to teach Hawaiian his
tory in tho Normal School.
GOOD THINGS TO EAT I
FavrmrF Rrirpc rf
MRS .A. CRAIG BOWDISH,
"Cookery means knowledge of all
fruits, and herbs, and balms nnd spic
es. It means carefulness, nnd invent
iveness, and watchfulness, and will
ingness and readiness of appliance,
It means the economy of your great-
grandmothers, and the science of
modern chemists." Ruskiu.
Sift together 2-3 cup flour, ono cup
brown sugar, 16 'teaspoon halting pow
der, teaspoon salt. Add two eggs
and ono cup broken walnut meats.
Mix and drop in small spoonfuls on a
well greased pan. Bake In a very hot
oven. If tho eggs are large It may be
necessary to add a little more flour.
For each service arrange one slice
of cither fresh or canned pineapple on
lettuce leaves. In the center placo a
ball of cream cheese (a mixture of
cottage cheese and dairy cheese
moistened with mayonalse or cream is
good). Use tho sweet dressing and
sprinkle chopped nuts over tho top.
Dressing For Fruit Salad.
One-half cup powdered sugar,
teaspoon Hungarian red pepper,
teaspoon salt, lemon juice, olive oil.
Stir together the dry Ingredients. Add
lemon juice until It begins to curdle,
then olive oil enough to bring it back.
Beat with a fork as in making French
Grape Juice and Jelly.
To twelve pounds of grapes well
mashed add five ounces tartaric acid
dissolved in two quarts of water. Let
stand forty-eight hours, stirring it oc
casionally. Strain through thin cloth.
For each quart of juice add ono nnd
one-fourth quarts of sugar. Stir until
sugar is dissolved and let stand over
night. Skim, bottle, and put away in
a cool dark placo. Yellow bottles are
best, sterilize the bottles by boiling
them in water to which soda has been
added. Tie tho cork firmly in plae,
dip tho top of tho bottle in parallin
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Low consumption oi' fuel,
Low operating costs,
Of best mechanical construction,
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and lay the bottles on the side when
packing them away. Add several
quarts of water to the residue, boll
until cooked tender, strain and make
Nougat Ice Cream.
Take one quart of rich, plain cream,
and half freeze it. Into this stir one
pound of peanut brittle that has been
put through a meal grinder. (With
some styles of meat grinders It is
necessary to put It through twice.)
Place in a mold and pack in ico. The
candy colors the cream and tho nuts
give it tho flavor of nougat.
- Take one quart of peanuts, shell,
icmovo skins nnd chop. Sprinkle
with U teaspoon salt. Put one pound
sugnr In a perfectly smooth sauce pan,
placo on range and stir constantly
until melted to a E-yrup, taking care to
keep sugar from sides of pan. Add
nut. meats, pour at once into a warm
buttered tin, nnd mark into squares.
If sugar is not removed from range,
as soon ns melted, it will quickly"
Two eggs two teaspoons soda dis
solved In ono cup molasses, ono tea
spoon soda dissolved In two clips
sour milk, one teaspoon salt, XA cups
Beat thoroughly. It is a great im
provement to add ono package of
dates stoned, cut in halves and -rolled
in part of the flour. Bake one hour
in a moderate oven.
Two pounds of beef from tho shoul
der, cut close to tho neck, two pounds
of beef from tho lower round steak,
one pound choice 3irloin, ono large
pig's hock. Pack in large kettle, cov-
er with boiling water, when it conies
to a boll, skim, season with, salt and
popper, and let s-immer slowly until
the meat will drop from the bono;
there should bo about one pint of
stock left. Grind tho meat, being
careful to use all tho pig fat. While
hot mix with enought of the stock to
moisten it nnd put it In o mold with
a weight on top. Set i n a cool placo
for several hours. This is a good
substitute for pressed chicken.
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