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Vol. III. No. 585.
HONOLULU, H. I., THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1897.
Pkioe 5 Cents.
THE EVENING BULLETIN.
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fered in tho samo way as I did,
though not to such an extent, and
ho also was greatly benefited from
tho use of
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garns, Sorges, jining, Etc.
White Linen and Cotton
By tho Yard or by the Piece.
Von Holt Blook, King Street.
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Architect and Superintendent
(& Office: 30.'? Fort street,
Spruckels' Block, Room 5.
THE BOARD OF HEALTH
mom: riu:AUTi(s acii.nt tiik
NI'ltllAl) OI' .N.1I tLI.I'OX.
I rump Mt-niiicrn I'roin Jh.iii In lliun
'nil KIsIiIimmi llayi ltlarmillliv
Alter ArrlVHl Here,
Dr. Wood was oleotcd as presi
dent pro tern, of tho Board of!
Health al yostorday's mooting, tho
other members present boing Dr.
Dny nnd Messrs. Lansing, Brown
nnd Koliipio. Agent Reynolds,
Clerk Wilcox and Dr. Monsarrat
wore also on Laud.
Dr. Monsarrat's- reports of the
slaughter bouso for tho5 week end
ing April14 woro read and filed.
Dr. Myors' roport showed 79 ex
aminations nndor the Act to Miti
gate. Inspector Koliipio reported tho
examination of -10,521 fish during
the past week.
A number of letters woro receiv
ed from Superintendent Meyer
of tbo leper settlement. Ono of
theso mentioned the nrrivnl of -15
head of cattlo from Hawaii on the
7th, orYi days after tho expiration
ul tLu Ouuiract. He lathei thought
that this was au intorforenco with
the contract just made by himself
and nskod tho Board to tako somo
action in tho matter.
Mr. Brown thought tho old con
tractors bnd probably notrecoivod
notice of tho making of a now
one. At any rato tho cattlo should
not be paid for except on tho
terms of tho now contract.
It was ordered that tho olork
innko an investigation into tho
facts of tho shipment and with
hold approval of tho bill until the
further order of tho Board.
Dr. Mouritz wrote tho Board in
regard to a roqusBt he had ro-
coivoa irom ur. iiiUiors, in chargo
of tho arrangements for tho forth
coming Leprosy Congress to take
placo in Berlin this summer.
Dr. EhlerB wanted a full roport
on leprosy in these islands.
Dr. Wood stated that tho Medi
cal Society had tho matter undor
consideration -and suggested that
tho matter bo referred to tho
Committee on Loprosy. So
"W. O. Smith wroto from Wash
ington in regard to regulations
proscribed by tho United
States Marino Hospitnl Sorvico
coucorning tho bubonio plague.
Tho regulations proscribo 15 days'
Tho govorninont physician at
Hann, Maui, seut n roport on tho
two cases of measles at that placo
Cv.. -.,j. jjj, fpin CSP5 fforo
not recent arrivals, having lived
there nearly a yoar. Ono of the
patients had received a lottor
from a relative in Houolulu who
was a now arrival and it was pos
sible had received tho infoction by
A communication from Minis
ter Coopor was read, stating that
tho Government desired tho
Board to niako ns full and com
plete an investigation as possible
into the origin of tho proeout out
break of smallpox.
Sovoral members of tho Board
soomed to think thoy could not
do auything moro than had been
dono. Thoroy was tho positive
statement of tho captain
of the vosboI that tho man
who had diod on board foil
down tho hatchway and broke his
nock. Then again there was tho
fact that smallpox had broken out
in spito of 1-1 days quarantine at
Yokohama and 20 days on tho
Dr. Day said thoro must havo
boon smallpox on tho voyage.
Either tho cases had boon very
light and had been concealed or
thore had boon deaths from the
disease not roportcd.
Agent Reynolds Btated that act
ing undor directions of Ministor
Cooper, Mr. McVeigh with tho
assistance of 'Japanese officer
Toma as intorpretor had already
commoncod a systematic examina
tion of tho immigrants as to how
tho man had diod who was report
ed to havo fallen off tho hatch.
Up to noon ovory ono of thorn
who had been questioned told the
samo story. That the wcatbor
boing lino a portion of tho hutch
covers had 'boon romoved. Tho
man was lying asloop on tho othor
portion and by a sudden lurch of
tho vessel -was thrown below,
breakiug his nock. Mr. McVeigh
thought if thoy woro not tolling
tho truth thoy had nil been woll
drilled to toll tho samo story.
They all denied that there had
beon any sickness on board.
Dr. Day said that thero wore
now five casos of the disease, each
of whichvhad appeared within 2-1
hours of the' othor. It was beyond
doubt that thoy came from a com
mon source. That sourco was now
either at the quarantine station or
on board the ship, and it was still
poBsiblo to discovor tho man.
Tho Board decided to ask Mr.
McVeigh to continue his investi
gation and also to instruct Dr.
Emorson to mako a personal .ex
amination of each immigrant to
eoo if ho could find any recent
pits or othor signs of the disease
on their bodies.
Agent Reynolds in speaking of
tho matter lot drop the remark
that he had 6een Minister Coopor
shortly beforo, nnd Mr. Brown at
onco wanted to know how, when
Mr. Reynolds said that ho had
roro mit to fho Castle premif-os in
tho morning to see tho Ministor
and get him to sign certain ueces
sary papers. He had gone inside
tho premises and within a very
fow feot of tho Minister himself.
Mr. Brown wanted to know
what sort of quarantine this was
when people could bo allowod to
visit people in quarantine as thoy
saw ht? Such a quarantine was a
Mr. Lansing also expressed
similar viows, while drawing his
ohair further away from Mr. Rey
nolds. Dr. Wood, while agreeing with
the othor membors that tho qua
rantine should not havo boen
violated, said no harm had been
done bo far and could not have
been. A false improssion hnd
gone abroad and tho Board had
beon censured for allowing thoso
now in quarantine to rido about
tho city in hacks. There was no
daugor at all in this and for all
practical purposes no quarantine
at all was necessary for tho first
weok. The law of smallpox wob
this: That no person who hod
boon exposed to the diseaso could
commuuicato it to othors until ho
himself first developed symptoms
of the diseaso. Tho period of in
cubation was from 9 to 14 days.
Previous to tho ninth day it was
utterly impossiblo for him to give
the disease to anyone else. It was
true tho infection could bo trans
mitted in clothing, but not in this
caB0,for all the clothing worn had
boon disinfected with hot air and
tho clothing thoy camo to tho city
in was different from that worn
during tho examination.
Mr. Brown wautod to know
what was tho use of any quaran
tine at all undor thoso circum
stances. Dr. Wood said thoro were two
reasons First to bo able to keop
tho partios under observation, and
second to bo ablo to know thoir
exact whereabouts. From the
niuth to tho fourlGnntli lnv nff,-
oxpoauro ovory person should bo
carefully wutched and if ho show
ed sjgna of tho disease isolatod
and promptly treated. If all ex
posed personB woro scattored
about the city and thoir where
abouts unknown these moasuros
could not bo enforced as favorably
as in quarantine.
Mr. Brown insistod that ns thoro
had boon communication with
quarantined persons without the
knowledge of tho Board it
ought not to occur again oven if
no damage had boon dono. Guards
should bo placed to prevent it.
Mr. Lansing: Will tho guards
bo considered in quarantine also?
Dr. Day: Cortainly, night and
day. Thoy must not leavo tho
Dr. Day thon moved that no
DOrSOn bQ nllnwnd in nnmtnntiinnta
with tho officials in quarantino at
J. B. Castle's residence without a
permit irom tho acting prosidont
of tlui Board, that tho same pre-
i cuutioiiH bo carried out as at tho
regular quarantino station and
that guaids bo stationed both on
the beach and on the Sans Souci
, road. Carried.
Mr. Lansing: Thori is nnothor
subject wo must consider. In
case of deaths nt the station what
-is to be dono with the bodies?
Dr. t 00(1. Iirnilllltlv! Crptnntn
Mr. I.aiibiug: How?
Dr. Wood: Thore is wood over
thoro to burn. v
Mr. Brown: .fls there firewood
enough for the purpose?
Mr. Lansing: If thore isn't
thcie's plenty of coal in town and
the Board's credit is good.
Dr. Day: The mattor of a
crematory has been considered
beforo during the cholera epi
demic There was a report on tho
mattor, I boliovo, and nothing
dono further. A crematory is a
necessity. It may be needed any
day. One should be built at tho
quarantino station at once. I
propose that wo go ahead and
build it. We havo tho powor to
do so as a raearfure ot public
Mr. Lansing: How about
Dr. Wood: Anyone who has
ovor 6eon a crematory can draw
an outliuo of it. They are very
simple affairs, at leoBt thoso woro
that I Raw in nso in Japan, lean
furnish a plan of ono of thoRo
which can be elaborated by any
engineer and it won't cost much
On motion Dr. Wood wns in
structed to confer with C. Hedo
mnnn of tho Houolulu Iron Works
and have plans drawn for a crom
atory to bo eroded at tho quaran
A communication was read from
President DoIb in which ho re
quested tho Board not to take any
steps looking to tho trnnsfer of
tho immigrants from tho quaran
tino station to tho Kiuai Maru
until thoy had hoard further from
Mr. Lunsiug: I don't see that
tho Boofd has anything to do
with that anyhow. That is tho
businoss of tho Executive or the
The Board seeming to ngreo
with this view no further action
Dr. Day: Thero is a mattor 1
dosiro to bring up. It must bo
ovident to evory member of tho
Board that all our quarantino re
gulations at tho othor ond of tho
line havo failed. Wo can placo
no reliance on the reports of
oilicors of tramp stoatnorB, ovon
when thoy aro Europeans, for
thoy aro deceived by tho Japanese
under them. This wns tho case
with Captain Youug, and it has
evon happened on regular linors.
Tho Bclcic, for instance li, is
patent to all of us that thoro has
been smallpox on this vossel
fiinco she went into quarantino at
Yokohama, and yet it has boon
concealed from un. Thero
remains but ono thing for
us to do. If wo cannot roly on
tho quarantino abroad wo can on
that bore. I proposo that wo
longtheu tho period of quarpntiuo
hero and if anything happens thou
it will bo our own fault.
Dr. Wood: We must protoct
oursolves. It is by tho sheerest
good luok that wo aro not face to
tuco with a smallpox epidotnio to
day, one which would havo ex
tended throughout tho islands. If
it had not been for tho investiga
tion into tho standing of thoso
immigrants by tho government
thoy would have scattered small-
fiox broadcast throughout tho
and. We must tako no more such
clmncos as these.
Dr. Day: As tho Board soems
to agree with mo, I will move that
hereafter the period of quarantino
for steerage passongors coming
from infoctod ports be 18 days
from tho timo of arrival, the Board
to designato in oaoh instanco the
place of quuraulino, oither on
shipboard or elsewhere. Carried
Dr. Day: That order having
been mado, what offoct will it havo
on a man-of-war tho Nauiwa for
Tho Board decided that in case
of any war vossel arriving from
Japan she should bo subject to tho
same period of quarantine. Sho
would bo allowed to come inside
tho harbor, however, as she could
bo watched to bettor ndvantago
than outside, ospocially at night.
If thore is sickness on board on
arrival, tho vessel is to remain
j Dr. Day made a short report on
tne proposed buriol sito.which was
referred to Agent Reynolds to as
certain the exact acreage, condi
tions of tho property, whether
undor losao or not, etc.
At 4:15 tho Board adjourned.,
rnu iH.uiGKANr Nic.i.tn:n
HeelH With Dllllcitlllen Abntil let(liiu'
Awiy lor Jnpnu.
This afternoon tho captain of
tho Kobe Immigration Company's
steamer Kinni is waiting for out
ward clearanco papers. Deputy
Collector General McStockor is
ready to issuo the papors when tho
word comes from government
headquarters. Tho mattor, how
ovor, presents difficulty on both
sides. Besides the CC0 odd Japa
nese wouldbo immigrants rejocted
and ordered returned by the samo
steamer, there aro 250 stoerago pas
songors outsido booked by hor for
returning to Japan. Those while
waiting havo to bo fed on shore
by tho agents, and owing to the
ship's quarantino rnncot bo placed
On tho part of tho Government
the question arises as to tho pro
priety, if thoro is international
legality in it, of sendiug hundreds
of peoplo aboard ship from qua
rantino whoro a contagious
disonso oxisls. Possibly tlm
is what gave pause to Pros
idont Dole, when ho asked
tho Board of Hoalth in writing
yesterday to do nothiug until
further word from him. The Pre
sident could not bo found when
tho request for cloaranco papers
bocamo known to the Bulletin
this nfternoon. Secretary Potter
of the Foreign Offico was awaiting
thoPresident's return to tho Execu
tive building, so as to give
tho representative of tho Ivobo
Immigration Co. somo definite in
formation. In the meantime,
after tolophouing to Minister
Coopor, tho Seoretary said that
tho company would havo to givo
bonds for tho expenses already
incurred by tho Japanese in qua
rantino, and, if tho rejected immi
grants wore not taken away, bonds
in a greator amount for their
keeping until transported by an
Tho captain is willing to receivo
tho peoplo from the station aud
tako chances on an outbreak of
smallpox on tho passage.
In riding down town with tho
representative of tho Kobo Immi
gr"t,r"j Co tho Ui M'tiv mrwt
was informed by that gcntlomau
that, on the arrival ot tno Kiuai,
her officers woro confidentially
questioned by tho agonts as to
whethor thero had boon sickness of
nny kind during the voyage. Aud
tho officers assured them em
phatically that thore had boon no
sicknoBB whatevor. Ho thought
that it was strango thit, in Oii q
in previous instances, smallpox
should havo dovoloped among
immigrants within 48 hours after
landing. It might bo that tho di
seaso was latent in tho systoms of
the subjects on the sea voyage,
only to develop upon the chnugo
of nir from ship to shore.
Hauler lit Central Union.
Tho music ot Central Union
Church on Eastor day will bo as
follows: In tho morning, "Break
forth into Joy," Barnby. "Thoy
havo taken away my Lord,"
Steinor. "Tho strifo is o'er,"
Moudolssohn. Tho offertory will
be suug by Mrs. Turner. In tho
evening, "Christ our PasBovor,"
Schilling. "God hath appointed
a dny," Tours. "Como Mighty
Spirit," Becthovon. Tho soloists
will bo Mrs. Monlagne Turner,
Miss Axtoll, Miss Hammond, Mrs.
Wolbridge, Mr. Maourda and Mr.
Yarudloy; tho organist, Mr. A. B.
Ingalls. Tho thorao of tho sermon
Sunday morning will bo, "Christ
is Risen:" hi tho evoniug, "Im-
I mortality of tho soul."
MEETING OF TRUSTEES
Ai'r.iiAs oi' -i in: i!i:i:vs nosi'i
iai, H.NIIKII :o.siiit:iiATiox.
Ui'lKirta of Olllci'rs mill Coiiinilllcn
iiuiim. rii.i'iiii' iit-port r
Mrllncit null Ilrntli.
Thoro was a very full represen
tation of tho Board of Trustees of
the Quoou's Hospital this morn
iug al the quarterly meeting pre
sided ovor by Vice-President F.
A. Schaofer, but outsido of the
routine reports very little business
of goneral interest was transacted
in opon meeting.
Thore was bu executhe session
of tho Board to consider certain
laud raattors connected with tho
Tho Visiting Committee for tho
last quartor presented a report '
showing that everything about tho
institution was in satisfactory
Messrs. J. A. Cummins, II. "W.
Schmidt nud John Eua were ap
pointed tho Visiting Committoo
for the present quartor.
Tho resignation of Chas. M.
uuoku au b ujflUui-i of i.ii lioatd
wns read and accepted. The ap
pointment of his successor rests
with the Minister of tho Interior.
Tho roport of tho house physi
cians of tho hospital shows tho
cases treated during tho past
quarter aud is given in full below:
To the Trustees of tho Queon's
Gontlemou: Wo havo tho honor
to submit tho followine; report for
tho Quarter ending March 31,
Tho number of pationts at
present in tho Hospital is 70; viz:
40 HawuiianB 31 malos, 15
females j, 3 Chiuoso and 21 of
othor nationalities; 21 paying.
Tho number of admissions dur
ing tho Quartor was 144; viz: 81
Hawaiiaus 1 54 males, 27 females,
2 Chinese, 7 Japanese and 54 of
Discharged 135; viz: 09 Ha
waiions 55 males, 14 females, 1
Chiucso, 9 Jnpanose and 50 of
Deaths 10; viz: 5 Hawoiians 3
males, 2 females, 3 Japaneso and
2 of othor nationalities.
Tho causes of death wore: Ap
pendicitis 1, Debility 1, Empy
omia 1, Fracture ot Spine 1, Mala
rial Fever 1, Meningitis 2, Tuber- ,
oulosis 1, Typhoid Fever 1, Vnl
vulnr Heart Diseaso 1.
Tho highest number of pationts
vas 70; lowest 07; daily average
71; numbor of prescriptions 550.
"V . ' - ' 10 Tnj-.rnml
10 minor operations aud 1 post
Tho total number of patients
treated has been 358; viz: January
127, February 110, March 115.
O. B. Woou,
J. H. Raymond,
Wi'iil Oil Midi Hut Caki-a.
At 11 o'clock this morning the
Inst of tho 457 lots into which the
Trousseau tract, recently pur
chased by A. V. Gear, was sub
divided was sold. Many intend
ing purohasors camo aftor that
hour but were too late. Mr. Gear
states for thoir bonofit that ho is
negotiating for tho purchaso of
somo parcols of land adjoining
thoso just Bold. If successful he
will plnco a fow moro lots on salo
on DlomUy ou lue baniu turms.
Two Hours' Horvlce.
Dean Usborno trill hold a two
hours' sorvico at St. Andrew's ca
thedral from 1 to 3 p. ni. tomor
row. Tho exorcisos will consist
of short addresses nud singing. It
is in keeping with the customary
three hours' devotions of Good
Friday, but curtailed in this ciie
on account of a Hnwaiiau service
at 3 o'olock. Worshipers will
havo opportunities to rotiro nt in
tervals in tho sorvico.
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