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MANUFACTURED WHITE GOODS,
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THH DAILY BULLETIN,
THE QUEEN'S HOSPITAL.
It is onu of the characteristics of
enlightened civilization that provi
sion is made for the mitigation of
suffering. Among savage and bar
barous peoples, the slcl: and suffer
ing are allowed to die with as little
trouble as possible to the survivors,
or to bear their ills as best they
can. Hut n civilization established
on the basis of tho religion of tho
Great Healer who went about con
tinually doing good, can not look
with indifferent eyes on the various
forms of pain aud distress which
beset human life without making
some effort to afford relief. Our
late lamented Queen, whose decease
wc all mourn to-day, was
A NOULK INSTANCE
of that charity which is kind. With
a strong affection for the Hawaiian,
acknowledged by all ethnologists to
be the noblest of tho Polynesian
races, her practical mind was ready
to gra9p an excellent scheme, by
which in sickness they might al
ways have a place of resort, and
where they might be sure of all the
care and treatment that the science
and skill of more advanced civiliza
tions had been able to discover.
Nor was the stranger or the foreigner
forgotten in the founding of the in
stitution that bears her name. Pro
vision has been made for their
wants, the only difference between
them and the Hawaiian race being
in the terms of admission. In the
management and arrangement of the
institution, due respect is had to
THE SOCIAL TASTES
of the varied nationalities of the
patients. In a community like this,
composed of portions of every race
of mankind under the sun, it would
be a very disagreeable phase of hos
pital life if the sick were brought
together indiscriminately, although
the treatment might be the best in
the world. As will be seen below,
there is no heterogeneous comming
lng of races in the Queen Emma hos
pital. For a quarter of a century
this has been one of the institutions
of Honolulu. It is supported partly
b' legislative appropriations, partly
by fees, and partly by a tax levied on
passengers per steamers and ships
from foreign ports. At its biennial
session, the legislature places the
sum of $15,000, that is, at the rate
of $7,500 per annum, to the credit
of the institution. Of the two dollars
per head levied on foreign, passen
gers coming here, a. part goes to the
Benevolent Societies, and a part to
the Hospital. Hawaiians are
also are foreigners who have acquir
ed citizenship by taking the oath of
allegiance. The fees payable by
foreigners vary from 50 cents to
$2.50 per day. The Benevolent
Socipties have the privilege of
sending patients to Hospital at half
price. Under the head of Societies
Benevolent and Social," there
are in Honolulu, according to
McKinuey's Directory, no less than
fourteenseparate organizations the
Board of Hawaiian Evangelical
Association; the British Club; the
German Club; the Sailors' Home
Society; the Mechanics' Benefit
Union ; the Woman's Board of Mis
sions, with its branches, the Mis
sionary Gleaners and the Helping
Hand Society ; the Strangers' Friend
Society ; the American. Relief Fund ;
the German Benevolent Society ; the
British Benevolent Society; the
Ladies' Benevolent Society of Fort
Street Church; the San Antonio
Benevolent Society; the Mission
Children's Society; and the Deut
scher Verein. The
MANAGEMENT OK THE HOSPITAL
is underneath the directions of a
Board, the President of which is
His Majesty the King, tho other
oflicers being a Vice-President, Se
cretary, Treasurer, Auditor, two
visiting physicians, and an execu
tive committee of five citizens, The
visiting physicians are Doctors R.
McKibbin, and S. Trousseau, who
make their rounds at stated times
every day, and are at call on other
occasions if needed. The Pur,voyor
and Apothecary, Mr. John F. Ec
kardt, with his assistant, dispenses
medicines and superintends the ofli
cers of the establishment generally.
External patients aro treated free at
tho dispensary. This privilege is,
however, limited to Hawaiians. The
hospital is a capacious building, one
MONDAY, MAY 18, 1885.
hundred feet long by fifty feet wide,
of two 9tories high, with pitched
roof, tho ccitlng in each story being
about 14 feet high. On the north
end is a wing ninety feet long by
twenty-three feet wide. The main
building, designated the old hospi
tal, is of coral ; the wing, or Now
Hospital, i3 brick, covered with
cement. The outside walls aro
prettily finished in imitation stone.
Taken altogether, tho building pre
sents A FINE APPEARANCE.
It is pleasantly situated in a (pilot
retreat located at 72 Punchbowl
street, near the fool of Punchbowl
mountain. It Is surrounded and
partly overshadowed by an exuber
ance of tropical vegetation. There
is everything in the surroundings to
to suggest comfort, and, viewed
from the street, the place might be
taken for the residence of some mil
lionaire who had determined to
A POETIO IDEAL
of happiness in the midst of a sea of
umbrageous luxuriance. The hospi
tal grounds extend over several
acres. Finely kept drives aud walks
lead to the building from the street.
Th'.se approaches are studded right
aud left with majestic royal palms
aud date palms planted at regular
distances. Trees and shrubs meet
the eye in gorgeous luxuriance, at
every point. To the stranger, espe
cially, who is not accustomed to
tropical vegetation, the
the grand wide-spreading algarobas,
and the massive leaves of the ba
nana, will probably be most conspi
cuous among the trees. Taken alto
gether, besides every variety of
palms, the hospital grounds have the
finest collection of trees and shrubs
to be found anywhere in these
islands. Coming to the house, the
visitor sees what seems to bo a wall
of flowers and shrubbery. The
verandah is partly filled up in front
with trellis work through the inter
stices of which the vines of tho
Bignonia Vcnusta, Bouganvillia, Al
amanda Fenora and other climbers
have interwoven themselves into a
great arbor decked with the rich and
beautiful flowers peculiar to theso
FINE VIEW OF THE GROUNDS
and outbuildings is obtained from
the upper verandah. The white
fences enclosing the area are first
pointed out by the obliging Pur
veyor who is on hand to show the
attache of the Bulletin through tho
place. Taking a view, first of the
outbuildings, the wash house is
noticed in an open space in the dis
tance. In another direction, but
nearer, stands a long, neat building
in which the employees are domi
ciled. At a distance of 50 feet :i small
building, with trellis walls, covers the
site of the gasoline generator em
bedded at a safe depth in the
ground. Behind tho cook house
runs a narrow building, 120 feet
long, containing the carpenter and
paint shop, the dead house and the
clothes-ironing room. Beyond this
is a small detached building appro
priated to what arc called " bad
cases." Patients, with disorders of
an offensive character, are treated
there. Entering the building, tho
visitor will observe a wide hall ruu
ning through the ccutre, with a cor
ridor, midway, leading to the front
entrance. Starting at the north end
of the hall, the first room entered
on the right is
a fine large apartment with tho oper
ating room opening off it. Across tho
hall opposite the dispensary, are the
store rooms where drugs and medi
cines, in quantity, are kept. Next
to this is the dining room for foreign
patients. Next to the dispensary is
a ward of, eight beds, which is
seldom used, owing to deficiency in
ventilation. Adjoining thin, aro
three closets for storing bed-clothing,
etc. Next on this side is a
small waiting room. This brings us
to tho corridor, on the other side of
which is a largo ward of 12 beds
used for Chinese Crossing the hall,
aud going back, tho first is a ward
of 11 beds for native malo patients.
Then come two wards with a door
between, one of 8 and the other 11
beds for native males, Over the
door, between these rooms, hangs a
framed cabinet photograph of Queen
Kmina. A moinoiinl service was
hold Sunday before last in the first
named of these wards in honor of J
the deceased. Going back through
tho hall, passing out at the south
door, aud ciossiug a narrow alley,
uuothcr building is reached. This
contains a dining room for native
mates, when able to answer the
and also the bath houses for natives.
Next to this dining room is the cook
house where two largo ranges man
ned by as many able-looking cooks,
prcparo the nutritious clement for
the whole establishment. Returning
to the middle of the main hall, stair
ways lead to the upper flat, at the
south end of which, on the west side,
is a ward of 10 beds for native women.
Adjoluing this is the native women's
dining room, and next to this
is another ward for 1 1 beds. Oppo
site tliis, on the east side of the ball,
arc a couple of rooms occupied by
the Purveyor. Next to the Pur
veyor's apartments is a large ward
of 12 beds for native women. And
adjoining this is a small room of 4
beds for white women. These wards
communicate', by two corridors, with
tho.uppcr verandah, referred to al
ready. In the wing, on this flat are
two more wards of 8 bods each.
Passing out of the wing by an ele
vated gangway, another building is
entered. This building lias veran
dahs on both sides. It is mostly
taken up with rooms for private pa
tients. From the west verandah are
seen a number of out-buildings
which contain the closets and bath
rooms for foreigners, all embowered
in rich overhanging clusters of foli
age. In the lower fiat of this build
ing is a ward of 12 beds for for
eigners. Sitting on his cot in one
corner of this apartment, n middle
aged blind man is pointed out as
the "hospital poet."
The latest production of his genius
is a memorial ode to the memory of
the deceased royal patroness of the
institution. Here is the ode :
EMMA HAS GONE.
Her life was gentle, and the elements
So mix'd in her that nature might stand
And pay to all the woild.
"This as a woman." Slmkcsfcarr.
Like a thumdciholt hulled through the
Came tho shock of the good Queen's
And a grief welled up from the Nation's
Into wailings not born of breath.
That the pride of Hawaii nci's daughteis
One for whom they would gladly have
Should be suddenly taken from out of
Moistened eyes that hud long been dried.
Vain was the hope which a fond People
That the last of her line might be spared;
The Angel of Death on his dread mls-
And tho land of its High Chiefs was
Her death wrought a pain in the Haw
That no human power can allay;
Tho link between him and the proud
Past was snapped
When Queen Emma was Munitioned
Her heart was a fountain Of love for her
And her hand was extended to all
Wail on, bereaved mourner, raise re
God's chosen lies under you pall.
Our loss is a sad one, yet God's, elnim
For Ho only had called back His own;
Ho sought for an Angel, aud chose to
The royal dear friend wo have known.
An Freedom loud shrieked when her
So Charity shrieked and doth mourn
By the pure-hearted sister who strove in
No more shall her banner bo home.
Others have gone who weie loved, aud
By thousands who knew of their worth;
Rut thou wert a something apart from
And thine equals are few upon earth.
What a praiseworthy monument thou
didst ci eate,
When thy Hospital roso into view,
And the stricken ones cared for and
Bless theo dally as one among few.
Those ulonu who have suffeied Allllc-
tiou's hard strokes
In a strange laud, with stiangers around,
Can grant thee full justice and thanks
lor a iiouio
Where helping hands ready are found.
Within tho extremes of our greeu Island
From its loftiest peak to the sea,
There- breathes not a belug wlio.se soul
doth not weep,
Thou noble dead Emma, for thee.
The aged, tho orphan, the sick aud the
May well shed their tears o'er thy tomb,
For thou wen a Sister and Mother to
Aud luborcd to brighten their gloom.
Too lightly we speak of the good thou
Aud the augulsh relieved through thy
Thou who dld'st suffer, to sufferer '
Ever praying tho good Lord to .'pare.
Thy noble life's .erlcc will reap high
And a far brighter crown shall be thine,
For tho angels have whispered thy Great
"Well done, faithful servant of mlue."
Thout'h thy form so beloved Is removed
from our sight,
And thy soul has been wafted above,
Thy name aud thy tncm'ry forever shall
Emblazoned In letters of love.
By the side of thy lood ones whoso
spirits have flown,
Thou soon shalt bo laid to thy rest.
And may tho bright angels of llcavcu
Whilst thou slecpcst the sleep of the
Queen Emma's Hospital, May -1, 1SS5.
A personal interview with the
blind poet elicits the fact that he
was bom in the land of the heather
in Glasgow where ho probably in
haled some draughts of the air that
gave Robert Burns his inspiration.
His reminiscences of tho early days
of Honolulu nre decidedly interest
ing, and may furnish matter, some
day, for a historical sketch. This
much, however, at present, Mr.
Brash is the only surviving member
of the old Thespasian Troupe of ama
teur performers of Honolulu, organ
ized in 1817. The theatre was an
old thatched house on the corner of
Hotel and Alakea streets. There
a touch of sadness
in the patient's voice as he recalled
the beauty of the grounds about the
hospital, but said he had not seen
the place for several years.
With the exception of the ward
mentioned, all the rooms present
A VERY TLEASING FRESHNESS,
the combined results of good
light and ventilation. With
respect to cleanliness, every room is
evidently under careful supervision.
There are, at present, 5C patients
under treatment. Tho hospital,
however, has room, altogether, for
132 beds. Water is supplied from
a reservoir in the mountain. A lot
of fire grenades is on hand,
IN CASE OF TIRE,
besides two fire-plugs at the en
trances to the grounds.
Long may the Queen Emma Hos
pital stand and be a noble monu
ment to the memory of its excellent
Kane-au-kai is the name of a stone
near.Waimca on this island. It has
a very curious legend connectedwith
it. , Many years ago how many,
this deponent saith not the fisher
men of Waimea went out on a morn
ing to fish. They cast their nets as
usual, but on taking them up, found
they had caught nothing. They
moved a little away to some other
spot, but with no better success.
They changed again, but failed.
After these futile attempts had been
often repeated, they were about to
haul in their nets and .return home
ward, for the gods of tho sea seemed,
that day, at least, to bo unpropi
tious. However, they determined,
before leaving, to try once again.
This time, the net was loaded. They
supposed, from tho weight, that
borne monster of tho deep was in the
meshes. On hauling the net ashore,
they found nothing in it but a stone.
Tho stono was llung into the sea,
another cast of tho net followed,
and again it came up heavy. There
was in it a stone, and amazed were
they to find it the same stone they
had already flung iuto the sea. A
second time, the offending stone was
cast into tho deep, and the fisher
men moved off to a new loca tiou.
One more attempt was made at fish
ing, when, a -third time, up came the
identical stone. The fishermen were,
by this time, enraged. With vigo
rous strokes, and fierce visage, out
rowed they far away seaward, and
tossed the intruding stone overboard.
Certain that now they were rid of it
they retired to their fishing grounds,
and proceeded, on the spur of a fresh
excitement, to ply their labors. The
net filled and now they pulled shore
ward with manv rmifrrnfnl.itw.iu
They rejoiced in tho prospect of a
good return to offset the adversities
of the morning. Out of the net
came tho stone, only that and no
thing more. Awed now by its mir
aculous re-appearance, they carried
it roverently to land, and kneeling
around, paid it divine honors. Re
turning to their work, they cast the
net, and now were they rewarded
with tho finest haul of fish ever they
had taken. Thus runs tho legend,
and, to this day, on returning from
the harvest of tho ocean, the first
fish taken by the head of tho party
is laid, for future good luck, on the