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Eight Cases for Saturday and Six
for Yesterday.
Llcht Death Itate Hoard
of Health "Want No Asiatic Freight
Code of Quarantine iljpial Sanltary
InpectIon Cholera ltecord to Date.
From Monday's Daily.
Cases reported Saturday- 8
Sunday to midnight G
Previously reported 4S
Total- .62
Deaths previously reported 37
Deaths on Saturday. 7
Deaths to midnight, Sunday 1
Total 45
From sundown to midnight last
night two new cases were reported at
the Health Ofllce one, Lulka by
name, found at Kali a, beyond
the other, a Chinese, found on
Punchbowl street. The latter was
employed as a servant in the house
occupied by Becky Bishop.
The reports from midnight Friday
and midnight Saturday, and np to
sundown Sunday appear below:
Saturday's situation showed one of
the worst days since the beginning of
the plague. As was anticipated, another
crop of cases put in an appearance.
It is hoped the stringent measures
taken to provide for house to
bouse visitation will effectively put a
stop to the spread of cholera which
has been evident in the last week.
Following is a record of cases to
midnight Saturday:
Kala (w), resident of Honuakaha,
taken sick 0 p. m. September Gth.
Dead when reported at 10 a. m., September
Keaxalaina (w), resident of
taken sick 8 a. m. and reported
at 12:30 p. m. Died at 2:30 p.m.
Mrs. Cakkol, American, resident
ofUkelike street, taken sick at 1:30
a. m. and reported at 12 :40 p. m. Died
at 11:50 p. m.
Kaxixau, resident of Palama, taken
sick Friday night. Dying when reported
at 1:10 p. m. Dead when physician
arrived. Ate newly-dried fish
Becky Bishop, resident of Punchbowl
street, taken sick September 4th
and reported at 3 :13 p. m.
Una (w), resident of Aala, taken
sick September 3d. Dead when reported
at 4 p. m.
C L Dodge, American, resident of
Dikelike street, taken sick In the
morning, reported at 2:30 p.m. and
died at 11:30 p. m.
Pahukoa, resident of "Waipilopilo,
Kapalama, taken sick 10 p. m. and
reported immediately. Died at noon.
Following were reported to sunset
Poepoe, resident of Waipilopilo,
Kapalama, taken sick 10 p. m. September
7th, and reported at 8:30 a. m.
September Sth.
JohnPaawa, resident of
Kapalama, taken sick at 10 p. m.
September 7th, and reported at 8:30
a. m. September Sth.
Kepano, boy, six months old, resident
of Waipilopilo, Kapalama. son of
Louisa Kapahi. Reported at 12 noon.
Babela, resident of Kalia, taken
sick on the 7th and reported at 3:32
p. m. Dying when reported. Died
at 5:30 p. m.
At a public meeting of the"Board of
Health held 3 p.m. Saturday, there
were present President Smith, Ministers
Hatch, Damon and King; Drs.
Cooper, McGrew, Wood, Nichols and
Grossman ; Messrs. A. W. Carter, T.
F. Lansing, Keliipio, J. T. Water-house,
Andrew Brown, Itufus Spalding,
Vizzavona, Gonsalves, Gallagher,
Eben Low, Beckley, Soper, Frank
Damon, Wight, Dexter, Angus, Na-one,
Professor Alexander, Captain
Mist, Dr. Birnie.
President Smith outlined the cholera
situation from 10:30 a. m. Friday
to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. There bad
been four cases sinco that time. The
case of a child at the corner of King
and Punchbowl streets not being reported
until dead, emphasized more
and more the need of house. to house
visitation. Concealment of cases was
most dangerous. The same thing had
been experienced with the natives in
1SS1 and 1882 when smallpox was epidemic.
They had great fear of having
their relatives and friends taken away
from them and being buried without
their seeing anything more of the
dear ones. The impression that the
"haole" doctors were killing the natives
had gained such headway that
it was almost an impossibility to remove
The report of the Central Committee
was read with the names of the
nineteen men appointed to be heads
of the various districts into which the
citv had been divided.
President Smith said J. A.
less had taken charge of the operations
necessary to the preparation of
the new cholera cemetery. A rough
building, 12x40, would be completed
Sunday and supplies for workmen
sent down to the camp as soon as possible.
The same party which had
been employed digging graves on the
Makiki Punchbowl slope would do the
work at the new place.
President Smith a9ked that he be
given the authority to appoint J. A.
Cassidy and W. L. Wilcox agents of
the Board of Health. Unanimously
President Smith thought It necessary
to put tbe Mokolii in quarantine
at once for the purpose ol conveying
supplies to the settlement at Molokai.
They were running short of supplies-It
was decided to allow no vessel
of any description whatever to leave
this port for ports on tho other islands
without written permit from the
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Board of Health. This action was
taken on account of a certain sailing
vesel trying to leave port lately.
President Smith recommended raising
of quarantine on several places.
Rufus Spalding wanted to know if
the milk supply of the city had been
Dr. Wood did not see that such
action could do any good. Milk
should be boiled anyway.
Dr. McGrew was asked to offer
some advice with respect to improving
tbe cholera situation. He had
seen people fishing In the country
districts. Had learned that it was
absolutely necessary for them to do
this or starve. Some of the places
were so far away from town that natives
could not come to the depot of
supplies of the relief committee.
Would arrangement-) be made for
sending food into these country districts?
Dr. McGrew thought care
should be taken with respect to classifying
every suspicious-appearing
sickness as cholera. Careful diagnosis
should be taken. Did not mean to
criticise the work done by physicians.
Merely wanted to emphasize the need
of care.
President Smith was only afraid
physicians had gone a Iittie too far
the other way.
Dr. McGrew. in continuing, said it
was the time of tbe year when cholera
morbus, diarrhoea and other diseases
akin to thesp, were prevalent. Called
attention to the first cases in Luna-Illo
Dr. Wood said he had been treating
a young Hawaiian girl for diarrhoea
for the space of a week and had succeeded
in stopping it. Later he had
traced cholera in three cases to that
2so more business remained to be
transacted and the Board adjourned.
A meeting of the Board of Health
was held Sunday morning at 9 o'clock
instead of tho afternoon, as usual.
There were present President Smith,
President Dole, Drs. Emerson, Wood,
Day; Miuisters Hatch, Damon and
King; Messrs. Lansing, J. T. Water-house,
Keliipio, Reynolds, Hackfeld,
Suhr.Swanzy, Walker, Giffard, W. F.
Allen, Canavarro, Gonsalves, G. W.
Smith, Kennedy, Mclntyre, Schaefer
and others.
President Smith read the consular
bill af health of the steamer Rio de
Janeiro stating that there were 27,575
cholera cases in Japan with 17,892
deaths to date from beginning of present
outbreak. She had 263 Chinese
and 20 Japanese immigrants for this
port and had one death at sea. There
were 560 tons of freight for this port
300 tons Japanese freight and 260
tons from Hongkong. The question
seemed to be what should be done
with the freight. The immigrants
had been landed yesterday.
T. F. Lansing moved to have the
steamer placed in quarantine six days
before discharging freight.
J, F. Hackfeld said nothing would
be gained by placing the vessel in
quarantine. Fumigate the freight
and then allow her to discharge.
J T. Waterhouse said the danger
would be in the handling of the
Dr. Wood was of the opinion tbat
the freight would not be in any safer
condition for handling at the end of
five days than It was at the present
time. It should not be landed until
fuml cated.
G. W.Smith said fumigating with
sulphur fumes would be sufficient if
kept up long enough. The fumes
would permeate the wood and the interior
of packages, except sealed
W. F. Allen was of the opinion
that if the freight could be pioperly
fumigated it should be landed. Otherwise
it should not.
Dr. Day said the only way of having
the work done properly was to
break the original packages and subject
them to sulphur fumes for forty-eight
G. W. Smith believed that the
warm, moist air in a ship's hold was
just tbe right medium for propogating
the germs of cholera, and they would
swarm from one end of tbe ship to the
other, through the clean freight and
everything else.
T. F. Lansing held that if there was
danger of cholera germs getting down
Into the artesian water tupply from
the bodies of the cholera victims,
there would be danger to a much
greater degree from freight in the
same hold.
J. A. Gonsalves was of the opinion
tbat nothing should be landed except
mails. B. F. Dillingham agreed with
Mr. Gonsalves that not a pound of
freight should be landed from the Rio
de Janeiro. Applause.
T. F. Lansing favored notifying the
agents that no freight would be allowed
to be landed and requesting tbe
Minister of Foreign Affairs that no
more freight be received from any
Japanese port until further notice.
Consul Canavarro said no freight
ought to be allowed to land; likewise
no passengeru from Japan. This was
the time for Honolulu to take radical
measures when ber own people were
being stricken. The quarantine station
was needed as a hospital for the
sick heie. If the disease should get
in among the poor people residing on
the slopes of Punchbowl there would
be great danger to the children on account
of tneir numbers.
Dr. Day said the principle of modern
quarantine was to disinfect and
make clean that which was unclean.
W. M. Giffard said, as the freight
was not absolutely required nere,
there would be no hardship encountered
in refusing to allow it to be
Motion to recommed not to land
any freight from the Bio de Janeiro
carried unanimously.
F. A. Schaefer asked if the vote
taken covered return of freight from
San Francisco.
J. B. Atherton said the action taken
covered return of the freight. The
general public numbering about sixty
prominent citizens retired and the
Board proceeded to take action upon
the above recommendation
Minister Hatch suggested tbat the
Board keep in mind tbe precedents of
the "Madras case" and continue the
quarantine from time to time; that
the crew of the Rio de Janeiro with
no outside help, be required to handle
ber own freight and that said
freight be transferred to a huik. Let
her be quarantined outside and give
her the option of going on or remaining
in quarantine. After further discussion
tbe following resolution was
Resolved, that in the opinion of the
Board of Health the steamship Rio
de Janeiro is infected so as to endanger
the public health and that a
quarantine of at least seven days outside
of the harbor must be performed
by said vessel before any freight will be
allowed to be landed from said vessel,
and that thereafter all freight now on
said vessel must be fumigated to the
satisfaction of tbe Board before being
On motion the resolution was
The committee of ten appointed by
tbe Board of Health to divide the city
into districts and to provide for inspectors
to make a thorough house to
houso visitation and render accurate
reports on the situation in the various
districts, have done their work.
People will now have the satisfaction
of knowiDg that all cases of sickness
will be reported and the matter of
concealment almost if not entirely
done away with.
As soon as the committee was given
authority by the Board of Health to
start the work, tbe city was divided
into twenty districts and a competent
person placed over each. Under him
were appointed deputies. Saturday
was spent in organizing.
Tbe head man of each district called
his men together, provided them
with books and gave them instructions
as to mode of procedure.
The inspectors were up and stirring
early Sunday morning with their books
in their hands and ready for business.
Each house was visited, a complete
census'taken and a thorough inspection
of premises gone through with.
Today everything will be in complete
working order and anything
that was left out Sunday will be attended
Following are the districts into
which the city has been divided, together
with the head of each:
1. James A. iiow aiaKai .rung,
east line from Tram to Nuuanu stream
and sea.
2. T. A. Lloyd East Kamehameha
School, mauka King, west Liliha.
3. Brother Francis Mauka King,
west Nuuanu stream, mauka
west Nuuanu street, makai
School, east Liliha.
4. Henry Smith Nuuanu street,
mauka Beretania, west Alapai, east
extension Emma up Punchbowl,
makai School.
5. H. Holmes East Nuuauu
street, makai Beretania west of
G. A. V. Gear East Nuuanu
street, makai of Beretania and west of
Alakea to sea.
7. J. H. Fisher Beretania, Queen,
Alakea and Punchbowl streets.
8. C. B. Wilson Makai Queen
street to sea, between Alakea and Old
9. F. J. Lowrey Punchbowl to
Waikiki road makai of Beretania.
10. H. E. Cooper Makai of
from head of Waikiki road to
and including Waikiki and Moiliili.
11. Wm. Auld Waialae beyond
ridge from sea mauka.
12. Antone Perry Palolo.
13. Walter Dillingham Manoa,
mauka of Beretania, east of Punahou.
14. George P. Castle Above
Makiki to Alapai.
15. D. L. Naone Pauoa Valley
mauka of School and Punchbowl.
16. George Carter Nuuanu Valley
mauka of Pauoa and Judd streets.
17. C. B. Ripley Mauka of School,
makai of Judd, east of Liliha, west of
Punchbowl hill.
IS. A. Fernandez Kalibi.
19. Wm. Mutch Moanalua.
20. Jos. Marsden Nuuanu avenue
to Punchbowl hill. Bounded by
School street and Pauoa road.
The following code i3 printed for the
benefit of mariners. It may bo used
by all steamers in quarantine:
Hawaiian flag, and house Sag at the
fore, meaning: Want immediate
medical assistance.
Hawaiian flag at the main, 7 a. m.,.
noon and 5 p. m.: All well on board;
to fly fifteen minutes.
White flag at the fore Want water.
White flag at the main Want provisions.
White flag and house flag at fore
Want coal.
House flag and white flag at the
main Send off boat.
Hawaiian flag, house flag and white
flag at fore Police signal.
The flags to be hoisted in the order
they are written by E. F. Cameron,
commanding S S Claudfne.
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Always Tired, Sleepless and
Without Appetite
Blood Vitalized and Strength Renewed
by Hood's Sarsaparilla.
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Tor a couple ol years, I was subject to feelings
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I Did Not Havo Any Ambition
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Hood's Pills tit prompt and efficient; yet
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366 Wholesale Agents.
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All fountains in City supplied by them
are filled with water which has been
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Among tho number submitted
was one which the
Board of Examiners found
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