D.E. Maharb 
Last updated: 22.06.17
All that can presently (May 2013) be gleaned about by internet searching is that D.E. Maharb is the one-off composer of Hot Stuff Rag (1911) published by Backan & Bachman, New York, USA.
Surfers are welcome to contribute information about this composer.

Further sheet music at DBE: ON HOLD