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GARDEN ISLAND STEAMER TIME-TABLE
Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sal.
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Columbian Ar. Am. Mara jit. Sierra A r.
Malrura Lea. Honolulan Lea. Siberia Lea.
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School heglm HadetLea. China Lta.
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Lurlint A r. New Moon
Lurlint Ltara Manchuria Lea.
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f FATALITY OF TUBERCULOSIS (
By Rev. J. M. Lydgate
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100 MEN WANTED
On the inland of Kauai, to wear The Leader Clothing. We sell tlio
latest up-to-date goods at reasonable prices. And save you from -10 to
Co per cent or every suit priors from $10 to $25.
Mail orders promptly attended to.
Wanted parties to sell and represent our poods on the island of Kauai.
Fort Street, near Beretania
KAUAI'S TEMPLE OF FASHION i
THE largest independent general merchandise store on
Kauai. We take an immense amount of pride in this
plain, solid statement. There is not a man on Kauai
who does not know that when he buys anything at one
of our stores the goods are going to be exactly as represented
and the price a little lower than he can get anywhere else,
and he knows, too, that he is going to get a square deal.
Quality counts. Yes, quality counts, every time. This is
demonstrated in the rapidly increasing demand for our
the best butter ever made. Choice dairy butter. Butter so
sweet and delicious in flavor that everybody wants it. Bet
ter get some; you'll find it far above the butter you get
most places. ,
Canned vegetables fresh from the garded. It really is de
lightful to have for dinner these days, vegetables like those
we get in the early spring. Every can is guaranteed. That
means bring it back and get your money if dissatisfied.
Table delicacies-bargains. Remarkable August and Sep
tember offertings. Our table delicacies are the leading fea
ture of our grocery department. They are of specially fine
grade and are going at prices that would make them remar
kable values even if they were ot ordinary grades.
j OUR QUICK DELIVERY
A hitr. modem Buick truck, delivers vour order in less
time and in better condition than any other store on Kauai.
J. I. SILVA, Proprietor.
The Strongest Socks Made
TRA0E MARK REGISTERED
Indicate a eteel shod shoe for children. A substantial c hool shoe; a
Ktylish well made dress shoe, Hijih or low cut, Kid or Calf stock; button,
one-strap, or lace. . .
Steel ehod anvil brand means "made to ttear. Trices, in sue 1) to 11,
$2.25 to W.oO. i in rimr 11 1-2 to 2, 2."u to f.U0.
Try a r'r 8"'l rr"ve w'hat vo contend.
McINERNY SHOE STORE
Tuberculosis is one of the oldest
and most destructive diseases in the
world. Four-hundred years before
Christ Hyppocrates, a Greek physi
cian, described it intelligently , and
it has been with us ever since.
"While other diseases may be
more dreaded, popularly, this is by
far the most deadly. The annual
mortality due to this cause in Ger
many is 100,000, in France 150,000,
in the United States 15o,noo. Dr.
Oliver Wendel Holmes once said
that every other man or woman,
you meet on the streets is, or will
be, a tuberculosis victim.
,"A few years ago the world was
appalled at the terrible destruction
of life in the Martinique disaster
when 30,000 people were killed.
Tuberculosis in the United States
alone, carries off five times as many
people EVERY YEAR.
"The American Civil War was one
of the most destructive wars of mo
dern times. It cost upwards of
160,000 lives in the four years of
its course a trifle more than the
annual loss of life though tuber
culosis in the United States to-dav.
"While all life is valuable, it is not
all equally so at least from an
economic point oi view, lherc
are various other diseases like
Diphtheria Scarlet Fever, Infan
tile paralysis etc., which take their
victims from the ranks of child
hood before economic value has
been attained. Other diseases like
Pneumonia and Paralysis, take
their victims from the ranks of old
age after economic value has ceased.
"But Tuberculosisgathers its vic
tims from the productive period.
The average value of an adult the
cost of care training education etc.,
may be taken as say $1500 which is
surely a very conservative figure.
This is the capital stock, subscrib
ed by the stock holders for every
adult- and is a liability to be re
turned gradually during the course
of a life of usefulness. When an
early death ensues, this capital is
lost. Tht 150,000 premature deaths
every year by Tuberculosis thus
means a vast economic loss, to say
nothing of the anxiety, the suffer
ing and the grief involved. The
Prudential Insurance Co. alone
rcounts its annual loss through tu
berculosis at $800,000.
' ' This is a startling andgrewsome
picture, why delineate it? Because
it may be Ameliorated. Formerly
the outlook was that o f helpless
pessimisim. There was no hope,
it was an incurable disease one
old Divine condemned all attempts
at cure as blasphemy, defying the
will of God "for God has made it
incurable." Now, we know that
it is curable, and what is more im
portant, it is preventible. Koch's
discovery of the Tubercle Bacillus
a few years ago shed a blood of
light on the whole subject and rev
olutionized the whole condition of
"It is better to call the disease
communicable rather tnan con
tagious. The word contagion
may wisely be reserved for such
diseases as diphtheria, small pox,
scarlet fever etc., where the infec
tion is much quicker and perhaps!
by simple contact. Tuberculosis is
not communicable in this immediate
and rapid way it takes time: it is
slowly infectious in one way, as
regards the spread of the disease.
This is a great advantage, it is less
dangerous than other more con
tagious diseases but i n another
way it is a disadvantage because
people become indifferent to it and
neglect the precautions which a
more contagious disease would
prompt. . A few years ago there
was epidemics of yellow fever in
"People were utterly demoralized,
terrified nearly out of their senses,
everything was paralyzed. T h e
total death roll was less than 450.
But quietly, without any fuss or
alarm, tuberculosis takes 10 00
lives every year from New Orleans
and nobody thinks much about it.
"There arc two factors essential
disease in the world. The Seed
and the Soil.
"Once there was no lantana here,
and there could not be any until the ;
seeds were brought. For many j
centuries there was no tuberculosis
in Iceland in spite of most favor
able conditions for its existence
a n d development. Finally t h e
seeds of consumption were intro
duced and it sprcwd rapidly. If it
were possible to eliminate the seeds
of tuberculosis we would thus
eliminate the disease. But the,
seeds are everywhere and may not
readily be eliminated. j
"To spring up and bear fruit , the
seed must fall i n good ground.
Good ground for the sowing of
tuberculosis seed means a condition
of life or health which is below'
p a r or conducive to weakened '
vitality and impaired powers of re-!
sistance. Adverse conditions of
life of various kinds over crowd-!
ing, bad sanitation poor ventilation,
lack of sun and air these are condi-1
tions doubly dangerous since they
are favorable to the spread of tuber-;
culosis directly, and indirectly they
tend to undermine t h e general 1
health and reduce the resisting:
"The intemperate use of alcohol '
is in most countries a Very signif- j
icant factor in the spread of the;
disease. In France it is the cause
of 41' of the cases of tuberculosis
They stand t h e
rubs of the shoes and
the wash board and
we sell them at three
pairs for a Dollar.
Many Shades and
Black and White.
M Mclnerny, Ltd.
over-fategue, over-exertion a n d
0 tf1? Hiivf iu' pud. spread of this
worry arc also prolific causes of
"While it is a matter of great im
portance that tuberculosis is a !
curable disease, it is vastly more ;
significant that it is a preventible j
disease. The time to cure consump-1
tion is before it begins.
"The efforts for prevention take1
two forms the direct and the in-!
direct. Practically the only source ;
of danger in the spread of the
disease is the sputum of the victim.
If that could be eliminated the
danger would be obviated. This, I
though very simple in theory, is
not easy in practice. You can
elimnate centers of lantana con-;
tagion on your ranch by digging
them up and burning them, but
you can't very well do that with
human beings, their feelings have
to be consulted in the matter, and
as yet there is no sufficient com
pulsion of public opinion to en
force anything like serious
measures. The first step to be taken
accordingly is one of general educa
tion. To impress on people in
every way possible, the dangers of
tuberculosis, how it is contracted
and how it may lie avoided. i
"Recently there was a great ex
hibition held in Washington, and
then in New York, which aimed
to teach in a graphic way many
valuable lessons in connection with
the subject, So large was the;
amount of the material used that 10
cars were required to transport it, J
and in the latter city alone over i
750,000 persons visited it. By'
similar exhibitions elsewhere, by;
newspaper and magazine articles, ;
by lectures and addresses as well as
by the more direct education of the
individual, very much has been
done to stimulate public interest
and enlighten public opinion. Con
crete results are following in in
telligent legislation, aimed at the
care and control of the sources of
"The indirect efforts at pievcn-j
tion are aimed at strengthening the.
defenses against the inroads of the
disease, and necessarily assume
proteau forms, since whatever
builds up the general health
strengthens the defenses against
disease and lessens the chances of
contagion. Accordingly, every ad
vance which improves the condi
tions of life, which insures better
homes, better ventilation, more
room more sun und air, better
nourishment, shorter hours of ser-
vice, more recreation, better moral i
and sdi'ial (.tit.litioin, more in
Guaranteed for Six Months
Six Pair to the Box
Ladies' Lisle, in black, white and tan, $3.00 box
Children's Ribbed, blac'l only, ?2 box
Men's Cotton, Iblac and tan, $1.75 box
Men's Lisle, blact and tan, $3 box
Men's Cotton, white and assorted colors, $2 box.
B. F. Ehlers & Co.
Sole Agents, Honolulu
Lays its own track
A wonderful engine for plantation fields,
Send for illustrated catalogue.
Honolulu Iron Works Company
Agents for Hawaiian Islands.
i telligence, higher vitality, in a word
every ameliorating tendency, in
; whatever direction, is a nail in the
j coffin of tuberculosis and a fresh
j assurance of ultimate relief from
j the inroads of this dread disease.
So manifold and effective are the
agencies working in these various
; directions that in the ainrreixate.
! large results are being accomplished
! and the tuberculosis death rate, in
I most of the civilized countries of
the world, is steadily being reduced
::nd it seems increasingly reasonable
t'i ho)j that in the near future this
dread di.-ase may be practically
eliminated from the world's death
I In a lartre ami choice assoi tmetit
Hawaii & South Seas Curio Co
Young BlJg.) Ho lolulu,
The following passengers arrived
on the Kinau last Wednesday,
Sept. 12: Ah Yee and wife, Miss
Daisy Sheldon, Miss Hannah Shel
don, Miss Anderson, Miss, Annie
Ching, Miss Paschich, Miss Grace
Chang, C. II. Herrick, Miss E. G.
Wells, Miss Kreidler, Mrs. F. Ca
bin, David Kalau, Mr. Shinohaia,
A. De Santos, S. E. Wooley, Mrs.
I. K. Hart, Miss Robords, J. Fas
soth, D. Lieth, G. II. FairchiU
and wife, Mrs. J. K. Soper, Miss
B. Soper, Mr. Jos. Bush and wife,
D. Conway. Dr. Glaisvtr V u
Bridgewater, MissCarlotta Stewart,
Mrs. C. B. Hudson and two chil
dren, Miss E. Aholo, Mis. Ioiu,
J. K. Kaeo, Miss Ettie Lee, Miss
Mary Ann Huddy, Miss 11. Sato,
Miss Oardner, Miss E. Aver, Miss
Millded, Y. Akau.
L. II. Herrick, representing
achuman & Co., arrive thed on