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THE MAUI NEWS
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1907
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The Timber Supply.
Every person in the United States
is using over six times us much wood
a? lie would use if hp were in Europe.
Tho country as a whole consumes
every year between three and four
times more wood than all of the
forests of the United States grow in
the meantime. The average acre of
forest lays up a store of ftnly 10 cubic
feet annually, whereas it ought to be
laying up at least 30 cubic feet in ol
der to furnish the products taken
out of it. Since 1880 more than 700,
000,000,000 feet of timber have been
cut for lumber alone, including 80,
000,000,000 feet of coniferous timber
in excesB of the total cou'ferous stum
page estimate of the Census iu 1880.
These are some of the remarkable
statements made iu Circular 07 of the
Forest Service, which deals with the
limber supply of the United States
and reviews the stuinpage estimates
made by all the important author
ities. A study of the circular must
lead directly to the conclusion that
the rate at which forest products in
the United States have been and are
being consumed is far too lavish, and
that oi.ly one result can follow unless
steps are promptly taken to prevent
waste in use and to increase the
growth rate of every acre of forest in
the United States. This result is a
timber famine. This country is todaj
in the same position with regard to
forest resources as was Germany 150
years ago. During this period of 150
years such German States as Saxony
and Prussia, particularly the latter,
have applied a policy of government
control and regulation which has im
mensely increased the productivity of
their forests. The same policy will
achieve even better results in the
United States, because we have the
advantage of all the lessons which
Europe has learned and paid for in
the course of a century of theory and
Lest it might be assumed that the
rapid and gaining depletion of Ameri
can forest resources is sufficiently
accounted for by the increase of
population, it is pointed out in the
circular that the increase in popula
tion since 1880 is barely more than
half the increase in lumber cut in the
same period. Two areas supplying
timber have already reached and
passed their maximum production
the Northeastern States in 1870 and
the Lake Stat3s in 1890. To day the
Southern States, which cut yellow
pine amounting to one-third the total
annua1, lumber cut of the country, are
undoubtedly near their maximum.
The Pacific States will soon take the
ascendency. The State of Washing
ton within a few years has come to
the front and now ranks first of all
individual States in volume of cut.
At present but one-fifth of the total
forest area of the United States is
embraced in National Forests. The
remaining four fifths have already
passed or are most likely to pass in
to private bands. The average age
of the trees felled for lumber this
year is not less than 150 years. In
other words, if ha is to secure a
second crop of trees of the same size,
the lumberman or private forest own
er must wait, say, at least one hund
red years for the second crop to grow.
As a rule, such long time investi
ments as this waiting would involve
do not commend themselves to bus.
iness men who are accustomed to
quick returns But the States and
the Nation can look much farther
ahead. The larger, then, the area of
National and State control over
woodlands, the greater is the likeli
hood that tiic forests of the country
will be kept permanently productive.
African Herb Care
The eyes of the scientific world are
fastened upon the little town of Ash
land in Nebraska, where Dr. A. S.
von Mansfelde, who is well known In
medical research, is bringing to a
closd experiments which promise
great things to those who suffer
Dr. Mausfelde's work has extended
over more than forty years, and this
together with the fact that he has
been connected with every forward
step of the medical fraternity in the
United States for a quarter of aceu
tury, has given scieatists everywhere
a high estimation of Dr. Mansfeld's
work. The doctor is a member of
the American Association for the
Advancement of Science, American
Medical Association and similar or
ganizations, both State and national.
Dr. Mansfelde has found a plant
having properties for which he has
been searching many years in which
search he has been assisted by the
Department of Agriculture at Wash
inglon rind Dr. David Fiirchild, the
eminent botanist and agricultural
explorer. This plant is fenugreek,
and its home is in tho tomiarid por
tions of Tunis and other North Afri
can countries. And the property
for which Dr. Mansfelde hnu 'von
searching so long, and which i
possessed 4v fenugreek is that its
fattening powers aVe so great that
even under the ravages of consump
tion the patient who is treated with
it puts on fl-'sh and gains strength
steadily. Remaining strong, the
patient then has the opportunity of
throwing off the germs of consump
tion and becominx entirely well.
Although he searched for a plant
with the properties of fenurpek for
thirtv years, "yet Dr. Mansfclde
stumbled upon the herb altogether
by accident. While reading an arti
cle by Dr. Fairchild, who had been
traveling in Africa and had written
about fenugreek, Dr. Mansfelde was
struck by the following paragraph:
"The seed of this plant (fenugreek),
curiously enough, is eaten by the
Jewish women of Turn's in order to
make thrm fat, and no young Hebrew
of that region would thir k of marry
ing a girl until the use of this grain
had inert ased her weight to the
fashionable figure of 250 to 300
That was what Dr. MansMde
wanted something of great fatten
ing power. So he wrote Dr. Fair
child had a few grains of the seed
with him, and immediately sent them
to the Nebraska doctor. Then Dr.
Mansfelde sent to faraway Tunis for
still more of the grain, nnd also to
inquire how t lie wome.i prepared it
for catii g.
r-.steml of be ing eaten In great
quantities, Dr. Mansfelde was sur
prised to discover that the grain was
eaten very sparingly, as it fattening
properties were not in proportion to
the amount eaten, but due to certain
elements which it contained, and
which forced the assimilation of fats
taken into the stomach by the
patient, the, difficulty which physi
cians have tried in vain to overcame
in a consumptive heretofore.
D". Mansfelde found gr?at diih'cul
ty in securing enough fenugreek with
which to carry on h'.s experiments.
Ho had the grain sent him in large
quantities, but found it so badly
adulterated as t be of Tttle use. To
meet that difficulty Fie planted some
of the seed in sandy oil on his ranch,
near Ashland, and today is raising a
first class crop of this plant, which
never grew outside of the desert be
fore. The doctor hopes that when
hi crop is harvested he will have
enough fenugreek to carry his ex
periments to a successful end.
Frenugreek belongs to the pea or al
falfa family, the leaves looking not
unlike the ordinary garden pea and
the grain growing in pods like beans.
It tastes very bitter. An analysis
shows the bean to contain only 7.12
per cent fat .nil, and this fat has little
or nothing to do with the efficacy of
fenugreek in forcing the patient to
take on flesh.
As soon as this year's crop o fenu
greek is harvested it is Mansfel'le's
intention to take several tubercular
patients, in various stages of the
disease, and treat them together, in
order that he may observn the effect
on the different, patients. These cases
will De taken from different portions
of the country if possible.
Although he is very enthusiastic
about the. effects of fenugreek on
tuberculosis patients, Dr. Munsfelde
will not make the claim that he has
discovered a cure for con' umption.
He only says. "Wait "Trans Paiilic
DOCTOR AND HEARSE.
A Washington physician was re
cently walking on Connecticut avo
nue with his live year-old son, when
they were obliged to stop at a side
street to await the passing of a
The youngster had never seen any.
thing of the kiud. His eves widened
Pointing to the hearse, lie asked,
"Dad, what's that?"
"That, my son," said the physician,
with a grim smile, "is a mistaken
"I see by the special dispatches
that one oi our islands in tho Pacitic
"Bully! Wish tho rest of the r-uueb
"Hut this wasn't one of the Phili
'Then why do you fritter my time
away telling me about something
that doesn't n mount to a hill of
The t.-aeher of a Sunday school
is asked one of her pupils, wh"
was a newsboy, to tell who Guliath
was, and received- the following re
ply: "Goliath posed as the cham
pion of Gath, but was a big dub who
lidn't have steam enough behind his
jolts to out a dent in n ripe tomato,
and in his tight with David wasgliu-d
to de mat in one round!"
The man with the bills was making
his eleventh call upon the portrait
You'll have to coire again," aid
the latter, with a sadly humorous
smile. "You know the poet says
Art is long.' "
"Yes, sir," responded the bill col
lector, in a high keyed voice; "and
he says also that 'time is fleeting!"
All the time I've got to spare to you,
sir, has fleeted. Now you dig up, or
the next time I come I'll bring an at
Thereupon Art, though really
short, dug up. Chicago Tribune.
HOW DID SHE KNOW?
The local Womsn's Club had offered
a prize for the best essay, by any
member, on "How to Make a Hus
It was a cash priz", and summer
expenses were in the near distance
and the competition was large and
The winning paper was just three
words long, and, stranger even than
that, it was submitted by aspinster
of fifty seven. Her dictum was
merely this: "Feed the brute."
"Gracious, Fanny!" exclaimed a
nother to her little daughter, "why
are you shouting like that? Why
can't you bo quiet like your brother?"
'He's got to bo quiet," rephel
Fanny. "He's playing papa coming
"And who are vou playing?"
"Oh, I'm playin;; you." Harper'?
Hewitt I hear that they made a
Iron of you at the banquet the other
Jewelt Yes; and when I got home
I found a lion-tamer all right.
well-to do, generous and inde
pendent young lady took two young
men acquaintances who earn about
forty dollars a month to a show. Now,
there is a girl with "some style about
her" or at least sense!
The man with the camera was tak
ing a photograph of a theatrical com
pany. A young girl, or not over six
teen years, with startling yellow
hair, tripped across the stasre.
"Here comes 'the beloved of the
gods,' " whispered the manager.
Why have you du')!)oJ her that?"
asked the photographer with in
terest. "Because she has dyed so
There is a story of a clergyman
who hud taken temporary duty for a
friend and who hud tho illuck to in
jure his false teeth during the week.
The plate was sent to the dentist's
for repairs, a faithful assurance be
ing given that it should be duly re
turned by Sunday's post; but the
dentist or the post proved faithless.
With th assistance of the clerk
the clergyman managed to stumble
through the prayers, but felt it would
be useless to attempt to preach. I'e
therefore instructed the clerk to
"make some excuse for him Rod dis
miss the congregation. But his
fellings may be better imagined than
described when, in the seclusion of
the vestry, he overheard the clerk,
in impressive tones, thus deliver the
"Parson, s very sorry, but it is bis
misfortune to ha obligated to wear a
set of artful teeth. They busted last
Wednesday, and he ain't got them
back from London today, as ho was
promised. I've helped him all I could
through tha servile, but I can't de
no mo-e for him: 'tisn't any use him
going up into the pulpit, for you
wouldn't understand a wotd he said,
so he thinks you all may as well go
New Zealand today stands out be
fore the world as an evidence of the
fruits of woman's equality with man
in me national uio. is mere any
American citizen who, with full pus
session of his senses, will openly admit
that the American women would ba
any less faithful to the best interests
of their count ry and their sex than
the women of New Zealand? Also,
would he bo game to declare that
natonal and political life in the United
States needs not the purifying and
elevating influence of the better sex?
The day of equal citizenship is at hand
and every good American should help
to hasten Its coming. The Beacon.
Fond Mamma Well, professor,
how i my daughter getting on with
her vocal lessons? Professo" Why,
dpn't you notice her improvement?
Fond Mamma Well, we weren't sure
whether she was improving or we
were getting more used to it.
"Smith," sai:! the grocer, severely,
"did you charge Mr. Jay with that
basket of peaches?"
"Yes, sir," the clerk replied; "I
think I did, sir."
"Well, charge him again," said the
other. "You can't be too sure of a
thing of that kind."
"I understand you refused to ac
cept a gift rom my daughter, Sam?"
"Yes, sah; I did, ah!" You looked
upon it as charity, I suppose, Sam?"
"Yes,' sah; and Is ob de opinion dat
no man has right to accept charity
when his wife's got work, sah!"
Nell Isn't she a peculiar girl?
She wouldn't look at him when he was
rich, but now, after he's lost all his
money, she accepts hrm.
Belle Well, you know how crazy
every woman is to get anything that's
"Wiggins says that when he went
to school he was or.e of the brightest
boys in his class." "Yes," answered
the sporting man, "that's where so
many of us foil down getting out of
Mr. Wholesale My boy, I hope you
save something out of your weekly
salary of $3. Biy Yes, sir; I save
$1 a week. Mr. Wholesale Ahl I
knew I was paving you too much!
After this I'll give you two.
At the close of a wedding break
fast a gentleman noted for his blund
er? rose to tis feet, causing keen
anxiety to all who knew him. "Ladies
and gentlemen," ho cried, genially,
"I drink to the heallh of the bride
groom! May he see many days like
Matty people are incapable of doing
their own thinking they let the
preachers shipe their religious
views; the politicians their political
opinions; the lawyers to manage their
property and the doctors to humor
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