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HONOLULU STAR HULLIIN, SATTHDAY, AUtJ. 17, 1012.
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THE PRESS and
FOMK KV1LS OF SCHOOL LIFE.
Tat the long rchool day is not nec-
'Mary for the end desired has been
shown both by accidental clrcum-1
stances and by experiment. In 1909 j
It happened that many thousands oi
children In New York City had to be
restricted to half-day attendance be
cause of the oercrowdfd condition oi
the fcc!:rols. A well-known authority
in c'lHd hygiene made a thorough
study of the progress made by thee
"half-tlners" and was force! to the
conclusion that in New York, at Wast
under tbe school conditions then cx
itting, a half-day was productive of
belter l exults than a whole day. It is
interesting to cote that tne results of
this rtudy were never pubiislcJ. j
. ExnerlpJiro nrnvp that bv a half
hour of daily instruction for one or
two years any intelligent mother can
mnnarr. t,Ar i,im .ni.i- h third
grade by the age of eight years. Onej that or nature is somehow queer, rr.oti
beur of dally prhate instruction con-lctroi:s or atrormal.
United to the thirteenth or fourteenth j A few s"ore of young Engilshren
year would fulfill all the academic re lf s'dinz year after ye'r in Amrlcn
quirincnts for entrance into tbe high
T.e cry of the teachers is always
"not enough time lor the required
woik. To hac each grade "coveid
the course 4f study" roontn by month
delight the superintendent's heart. It
is an end to work for. If he wouid
spend naif as much time and energy in
searching for 'and cutting out the uu
necrs&aty work as he mow devotes to
the framing; tip of rigid pie.-cribed
courses he would hate- at tne end of
tne school jear a class just as brilliant
mcutaily and with a pood many more
red corpuscles. Harper's Weekly.
THE LOKlMKIl CASE. ... .
The action of the senate in voting
that Lorinicr bad never been a mem-
..i.i.,;.vn. i,i htt ,i,i.raths to a des'rect col he
resolutidn was so . worded partly be j
caue i3e acced mun ld not'beca
itimrtivlnnrii witti hrlherv' and
lartly bpcauc a majority rather tnai P!stes. w"at ,8 roughly speaking, a
two-thirds was sufficient to carry it: wnmisa'on form of government to
and co (o vaca:e the scat. Nererthe- tlopal cromin Mr, William
les?, the adoption r the resolution F. McCdmhs .who directed so ably th
tes a jffecient that, so far as it isr Governor's fortunes pi lor to the nimi
observed;, puts ' us tcvide tngjand. ru1 ntirh ?t Pltimorc, norolnillv will be
the matter of ric elections. lt;; fc.fbChalnnan bf,i ..NTlnnl rv rr
rot necessary, that in, to prove that an .tee. but- his responsibilities will l
otlicjal was '..-responsible lor or e.en, shared Yy rn 8dv?sory commis3i''n.
awaie ot unhCy doings in nis -cam-,
paign; It Is vsafficieut that "corrupt
methods and practices wpre employe 1
In the ojection" ! Newr York Even
If, Ccdsress 'would: c!oct- to. treat
Alaska, aa'. Infinitely more Valuable
possession and. with a population al
most exclusively, composed tf whitu
Amerlcain' citizens, with one-tenth '; .of
the liberality that it has treated the
Philippines, that .territory would not
only be tseif-suVportIfig. but It J would
develop in such' a manner that tho
trade ofl the : Ualled States .'.with iti
wojuM. te, worth, more . than f he trade
which this country now has with any
foieign country on the Pacific, with
the; Philippines thrown ifl for good
measure! Seattle , Post-Intelllgencer.
UNBAITED BREATH NOW
, ; : COMMON.
An esteemed contemporary
serves: "There' has . been a time in
our national - history when the judi
ciary was a fetich which the ordinary
man spoke of only with baited breath."
However, the times have changed and
with them the manners, and -much for I
the better. Nowadays no man thinks . . A Washington, preacher last night
It necessary to bait his breath before struck "a new note " In church-going
speaking of the'Judiclary or anything comfort w.hen he urged his male hear
elee. indeed, the unbaited breath islers to take off their coats during the
in such' favor that it is now In com- services. While this unquestionably
inon use even in prohibition districts. .
MUSIC BY WIRELESS. v;
Wonders continue multiplying. ..The
latest sensation is tte transmission of; adays there is a larger degree of free
music by ; : Jirele3j4 telephone. Just' dom In the. inattet of men's jpostumes,
how this is done lv. pencan' not un- especially In summer ' time. A few
derstand. but that it is a success is years ago, an effort was made to Intro
proved by the, fact that music has'dpee the style of "going. , without coats
been transmitted - a distance of 434 altogether v in hot weather, but most
miles from a battleship far ouVto sea men found this an inconvenience ow
to an experiment station at -Toulon. -lng to the lack of pockets, to which
The "sounds were easily heard by tbe they ihave! always" been : accustomed,
operator.who was able" to distinguish ' So" the compromise has gradually be
them frm the subsidiary sounds come; popular of taking the coat off
which are always produced during an whenever the temperature warrants,
elcctrlcaltdisturbance, notwithstanding v Perhaps the ccatless church . will
the factstthat the erperiments , were come: into vogue generally. This idea
carried oM at midday, 'when the is worthy of serious consideration as
transmission of the. waves is more dlf- a means of making places of worship
ficult than at any other time. ' Exper- more: attractive, at least less re '
Iments in wireless telephony were lent, to the very class whom it is the
made during recent naval maneuver! 'ambition "of every preacher to bring
between .two French - warships. At v within 'the range of bis influence. ' If
that time wireless telegraphy could a man can be assured that he will be
not be worked on account of atmo- physically as comfortable in a chur'i
spheric disturbances, caused by heavy pew as he is on his own front po-h
gunfire, but telephony worked admlr- In summer time be is more apt to a-
ably a. a'distance of 150 miles. New-
AN AMERICAN RHODES PLAN.
With tbe aid of wealthy ArnerLnns.
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ten Stock Dinnerware Patterns
MAKE THE PURCHASE OF A SET EASY
Buy a few articles today, add a few more tomorrow or next month, and
before you know you have a complete service.
This Is the elastic plan not that the articles are made of rubber, for
they are made of clay, but because the idea admits of extension.
We have 37 OPEN-STOCK PATTERNS. The most fastidious can be
50-Pc Set, $10.50
Dr. Parkin, organizing represeMatlve
lor the Rbopes Scholarship Tr si !
hopes to duplicate on this side of th'
j Atlantic the scheme of the South
African millionaire, so that En&li
students may be sent to Americui
universities; As matte-s stand, Euro
lan students are infrcqueitly forn'
st the unlrersit'es of this co ntry.
vhjle long Lefore Cecil Rhodes fourd
ed his Oxford system many American
had regularly gone obroad to compM"
their studies at te unive sltics o'
France, Germany and England.
Back of Ir. Parkl-s s ggesMon th ' !
k'nglisb students be E-nt to t'vs conn j
tr ig the obvious hope thu thio g j
hem England may he helped to ar-;
quire a bette- undf rstancMng of A;neii
can life, Americrn institution', anlj
An ericsn modes of, thought and work j
To the average America who true" I
abroad the ignorance and miconcef-1
tU ns of tbe educated Englishman, i
Frenchman or German alxyit th!ng j
mer'c?n re likely to b inaU'ni
In srite of the n-'mtwc of th'ir co m
trymer- that have settled K this coun
. . . . .
try. rney seem to regara it, as a ina
colleges mJght serve a usfful m'-s.-wnaries
After they returned home
nd strengthen the bonds of sympathy
lvrtweer- the two countries onlv in
titrate acquaintance 9n1 e'ese fcllo-v-fhin
cn. New York World.
WILSON TJIE POLITICIAN.
Old time politicians rmy he cn
founded b't tbev are no lone- sur
l-rised a,t Gov. Wilson's innovations li
the' conduct of polit'cal. affairs TV
must gsp, however", over the n w.
from Fea Girt . that, the Democrat
cardld'te win run Ms campaign. foM
election to the .Presidency, without .XV.
aid of the National Comm'ftr .Thi
Is. Indeed, n ex-eHmen n-Mn"?
polities, and decidedly a nove'tv Moi1
' v'AT '
8fTvatlonnd hve attained the
acugnt. rus nrcsenr plan ronrem
Mew York Evening Post
THE BULL MOOSE CONVENTION.
The Mitl moorc convention will con
sJt; of 5,34 delfgateio each' on of
whrnn has been carefully hand picked
Yy a committee. - Not one was elected
by even a, straw primary,
.Let the. people rule, . ,
The 'platform of the bull moose con
vention has been, prepared in advance
by the candidate, and nobody has seen
it or will see It until it is presented
to the convention for 'adoption with
out unseemly debater : - '
Let us have' free "and untrammt A
nventlons. ' - " J s
. . Every hand picked -ddeiegate i8
pledged ' in ; advance : to i vote for the
Colonel.. ;,' ''" ;'.;'''
If he dpesn'C taus'mlt'im! .v.
JSvery detail of the cdnventi6n the
platform) the candidate, the chairman,
the " committees, "the resolutions and
the personnel 'of the delegations has
! all been arranged ' in advance. Every
thing s programmed. ; -
And these fellows talk about "boss
ed" conventions and programs! San
CQATLESS CHURCH SERVICES.
defies the . comventions in - a radical
manner, it may possibly be considered
as a concession to climate ' for the
sake of getting more. men "to attend
cept the invitation to listen to a good
sermon. Washington Star.
A DICTATORSHIP IN CHINA?
To thoso who have followed the ca-
WHITE AND GOLD HAVILAND SPRAY
50-Pc. Set, $25.00 50-Pc. Set, $22.50
SEE WINDOW DISPLAY
Ltd., 5357 King Street
PLAVGOERS WAITING FOR HARTR1AW
VETERAN LAUGHMAKER OPENS ErHJGA2EMENT SATURDAY
MUGGINS 'ft'AYIES, f LEVER "'('TUF-SK
Ferris Hartman and all that u:rars
icjplies when connected tandem las -
ion with a comic opera, k go ng to
open at tne upera nou?e, ior a toreo
weeks season. August 24,' anl the seat
sale will .begin at the rooms of te
promotion committee Monday moruin;
at nine o'clock. Even in jaded Sa i
Francfsco, and Indifferent Los Angeles
Ferris Hartman has made goo.( in a
most distinctive manner ?nl hp ;ui
not fail to make Honolulu sit up nni
take notice. Pretty giil.r nivayij go
with a Hartman i how, 'pretty girl--.
pieuy muMC una prpiry nostumr- pm
IrS?nf h -"avc
at opbortuntty of ceemg them all:.
Harltaan l? on his- way to the
OrienL Japan. China. India, the P2
Ippines and elsewhere, and he is plan-1
: , : I
reer 6t Yuan Shih Kal and watched
ti.' .. 'i,-- n:.
there ; is ' nothing very surprising in
the new from. Peking foreshadowing '
the establishment of. a virtual dicta
torship, by.. Yijan, supported by the
military commanders. ' ' 1
Yuan Shl.KattB methods of advanc
ing hinself ihave never , been fanciful
and poetic They are, indeed, as ef
fective as his own make-up. At the J
beginning of the recent revolution; it
wm e recalled, whne, obeying th
eummons pf the Peking government,
he began negotiations with the revo-
.lutionaries with a view to being
chosen the first President of the Chi-
nese Repubjic. At the same time,
with the-Sacking, of the, LanChow 7
troons. he lso mado thft "NnHnnat A-'
sembly appoint him
i " 'urn i rjminiT
ff ILL LAilIOl 1
months. Among the articles' found lnS kippered herrings or soused mack:
SiH-cial stiir-Buiutin Corresnomlena-i were five oil paintings valued at $10,- re!s. This fishy taste can be remov
1 SAN FRANCISCO nznst q Th stolen from Mrs. Chas. P. Kellogg, ed readily by washing the forks in
bAN FRANCISCO, Augubt 9.- The Gutnri -.nv, with hi. mi cold water before washing them in the
proclamation of the President, of the and brotneTt Robert W. Guthrie, po- dish pan with the oter dishes In hot
United States inviting all Nations to Uceman, is charged with forging theToap ''water, says the Pittsburg Ga-
participate in the Panama-Pacific In
ternational Exposition, has been offi
cially accepted by Japan, France,
Canada, Mexico, Peru, Guatemala,
Honduras, Panama, Salvador, Haiti,
Costa Rica, Ecuador, Bolivia and the
Commissions to select sito for
State buildings have been annointofj
hv the Governors of Arizona, Colorado,
Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,
Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mary-
land, MassachuseMs. Minnesota, Mis-
soun, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada,
New Jersey, New. Mexico. New York,
North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ore
gon, Pennsylvania, the Philippines,
Rorth Carolina. South Dakota, Tegas,
TJtah and Washington. Of these, Ha
waii, Idaho, Kentucky, Missouri, Mon
tana, Nebraska. Nevada, New York,
Oregon, the r'hHippines, South Dakota,
Utah and Washington have selected
their sites. Others are preparing to
make their site selections before the
first of the year, and in all Legisla
tures which meet in January bills will
be introduced calling for appropria
tions for State participation.
In the meantime, the counties of
California are planning for a display
of their products that will never be
forgotten by the participating States
and Nations, nor by the millions who
will attend the Exposition. Advices re
ceived from all parts of the State are
to the effect that the counties are pre
paring to take fullest advantage of
the unprecedented opportunity to ad
vertise their resources that the Ex
position will offer them, and that they
do not intend that California's hospi
tality nor exhibits shall be surpassed
by an State in the nation nor country
in the world.
As a reward for the thousands Geo.
V. Perkins must have pourel
the Roosevelt political '
Morgan's former part
the direction of Roose
at his chiefs directl-
ME N TS
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WITH FERUIS HAKTMAX ( f).
ning a stay 1 Honolulu to bre' l( rat
inp. f na 10 see tomcming oi
fae p?cgent tour ig mae
A t . A .ILL.
g est ion of Oriental T bent 4 ai toru
pany of Manila, a compnn-v of bi ines3
men, who were anxiotiS to see" somr
thing really good and look tais means
of gratifying their desires.
; A. C. Fox, is the hianag?r o'f
tour, who is proceeding t: e corupanvv
He claim, and after ope has ' he ird
ot stories, seems to prove that he'h a
globe trotter of sorts. He came
rtralght from Alaska through which no
v, fobOT, 0ftm-fiic t'S
vieiting Dawron and Fairtan'li He
says that "nothing too good for Ho-
nclulu," and adds that he will leave
it tn tho
be has made good his boast
onunn. -rr-anfi-n' .
OUnUUL -ICMUntzn I
With $16,000 in 'Bank to His
DrpHit Fnrmpr Phira0n In-
SirUClOr. " HODS Homes OT
CHICAGO, Augnst 3. After an ex
citing chase today through the lijiI-
ed streets of the business section, tae
police arrested Jacob B. Guthrie, alias
Harry v Brown, 23 yars ; old, wLo L
alleged to have robbed "the homes of
wealthy . residents of the South Side of
valuable paintings,? sflvei ware, jewei-
lorv Vnthin .ir.'iA wtwic wrth
lery, 'cothlhg, stocks na bonds, worth
more .thanr 150,000.
As Guthrie was being locked in a
cell he attempted to. swallow two rent
receipt slips which the police slezed,
and which later led to his identity.
One was for a barn on the West Side
and the other for a room in a storage
XVhon' tho rn1 1V0 RAArrhpd the harn !
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"orf warahAiico rrvnm thav fntinH thnii. I
auds of dollars' worth of valuable arti-; . Silver forks that have, been uted for
cles stolen from the homes of pron- .fish. are apt to retain a fishy tasie, es
Inent Chicagoans in the last few ! pecially if they have been ued in eat-
name of Mrs. H. O. Stone an! "7s.
Ella Wilson to cheques for 12,0)
which he deposited to his own cred
in Chicago banks. Guthrje is said to
be a graduate of a local college.
Guthrie was an instructor in one di
tbe public high schools until Marcu.
1911, when" he resigned. He attributed
hit; downfanl to speculating. ' v
'My first burglary was committed
in March, 1911,". taid Guthrie! "I 'Hd
not spenci my mcney in riotous livT.ig
i have more than $16,000 in the-h?rV.
In addition to a number of shares
A NAVAL INQUIRY
WASHINGTON. D. C July 23.
The tourt-martialing of Joseph J.
Kapsa. one time gunner's mate on the j
,Js on the verge of reaching
litude of an inquiry by the
United States Senate directed at tife
Navy Department. It is the subject
of official correspondence between
Senator John D. Works of California
and George Von L. Mfyer, Secretary
of .the Navy. The case with its cir
cumstances and consequences is said
to be unprecedented in American his
tory and its outcome is expected to
have far-reaching results.
The subject of tho controversy re
duced to the rank of seaman without
pay is serving a sentence of one: year
at hard labor in the disciplinary bar
racks at Port Royal. S. C.
Kapsa was court-martialed for re
fusing to be vaccinated, as a protection
against typhoid fever. As his reason
J for refusing to obey orders he ex-
Dlained that he was a Christian Scien-
tist an'i I Jiis religion taught him
rs S3 S-Hjgical induction of v
co realty is more active.
o nave a new war 1 hip.
cin from ftavcl CrcD
i. TT" - Vi"
The cleanest, rafcr carbon .
you cun use. v I nf-urcs a clear
'opy. Doc's not undergo a chctO
ical change in any c?fmate.
Hawaiian News Co.
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- Alex. .Young .Building.
nd the', flat ;pnes is found iok the -i w,
rolling fcollar;' with. pointed fjrant Xin-
.f J IS
unfine urencn moqeis, mese
rItli U'to the 'shoulder points - is also
y associated with some sort of soft
fichu of revem drapery; ior with front,
frills. - ;i-;.i:;;,VV-uv-i; .j4.
; TO WHITE' OWLS.-
T. r :' ' i. v '- ' ' " i '
Oftlmts the towels bfecome, gray, and-dingy-looking.,
"Treat them in this
manner and they will become- white :
aealn. savs the Montreal Star: I
it ii . -Jf w i ' V
wlth .cold water. Add shavings of
.pure White soap and the. juice of a
lemon. - Place on the back of the
stove and allow the water to gradual-'
ly come to a boil. If very much soil
ed the process may have to be repeat
ed. Rinse in tepid water, then in a
slightly; blue water and hang - In the
air to dry. J-'f V, .' ' - , o
zette Times. Cold water, used first.
wil completely take away 'the objec
CHILL THE EGG.
When beating an egg, br eak the egg
into a basin, and stand in the basin
on the window sill, so that the egg
may bs chilled by the fresh air, says
the Montreal Star. Ann egg which is
cold whips up far more, easily than
one which has grown wam by being
left about in the hot kitcben.
AND COZIEST THEATER
Hotel Street, Near Bethel (formerly
the Savoy Theater)
These FILMS are now being .shown w
"BRpNCO BILLY'S NARROW
"STRING OF BEADS"
TWO SHOWS NIGHTLY
Box Office opens 6:30.
First performance begins at 7
o'clock, second performance at 8:30.
ADMISSION 10c and 15c No Higher
NOTICE. The Hawaii Motion Pic
ture Co. has no connection whatever
with any picture show in the city. All
new feature films direct from New
FRED NOYES, Manager
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: ,.'.'.'' . ' - ,. Singinj artd parilfi3,' Saxophone Solos
-7 r' ' " Worlds Cf v plrubjin 3yvori
. Ti e jow tollai4 is to6 comfor able toUf r fy --5;? 'pvvirw v;. .t'. .;-., -'i
bo abolished .by creators of stylet Mid . . .rr'JiH
a compromise between the very bTfih ".. -r 'ettCTEfy JlfcTUftE3? C;'
AMUSEMENTS. , :
(Management IL Kipling)
Ward and Mrfnnink--
A Refined Sinking and Dancing AcU
uirccf i rem suiuvan uonian
The Charming Sister Tani
Singing and Dancing, Saxophone Solos i
' u ' 5r'ir.:-..r:,.K.
' Bijou Orchettra Selection " I
Management t R. Kipling
PR IC,53 t
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L ,u b-s'i
5h irs 'rryrr
'fi y nvMjaau&i,
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Change, of 'pictufesMondayi , v : ;
- - . . r WedJietday and-Friday,
MATINEE .DAILY, at 2:15
E V E N I N G P ER F,0 R M A N C E S w 7
Evening. Prices ,...i....1c.and 25c
Matinee "Prices ... ...... 10c "and 15
Saturday Matinee prices, when Vaude--i
vilb ; Is given, 10c and . 2Dc
AinJ we the very -latest and up-to-date
PHOTO PLAYS. Better than, the
ho-called finst-run pictures. '
WHITE MAN'b BURDEN (Indian)
STIKE'S BATTLE' (Drama)
AUNT MARIE'S SUBSTITUTE
(Comedy) . ,
NttV.KR 1 HAN TUP: NEWEST IN
Prices, 10c and t5c
Two Perf6rmancei7:30 nd 9
Management 'of Men"- Wl."
We are- ready for your boy or
girl knd will fit them with the
bett wearing and most comfort
able shoes. " ,
MANUFACTURERS' SHOE CO-4
Only establishment on the
equTpped tc do Dry. Cleaning.
IF YOU WISH TO ADVERTISE IS
Anywhere at Anytime, Call On or
E. C DRAKE'S ADTERTISISO
UV bansone Street - - San Francisco
' Hat ' xhV V :
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FOLLOWING 'BIG ACT3:v x t yC ' -V ' v1 ;
Sin.3 ;d',;pane . -e'.'-
Thev Just iCeeo On
' Going tor-the---
Inde pendent Theater
To Laugh af -
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TWO. SHOWS NIGHTLY
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Reserved 8eats for -center or Brar:-.. t
tand and wWin4 be''M.t n ,(
O.. JIsll- &."teon Sporting: U .part.; t - '
(eh trance Kin ktreet)! up to 1 p. rn. ; '
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SALE BEGINS MONDAY. JULY IV
Fort Street, Near Beretania f .'
Has an entire new line of Hats and
Trimmings just, from theEastern rcua
ketsDrop In and ee fto.;.; ; ; t
Beautiful ? Carved Ivery
and Sandalwood 1 Fans. V;
HAWAII A 80UTH SEAS
;r 'curio co. :.; -
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