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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 1912.
BALDWIN DEFENDS 'OUR SCHOOL PLANS .
COMMISSION & BROKERAGE
1 Over 8,000 1912
have bee sold al
ready tills year.
Write for illus
E. O.HALL & SON
Condemning the action of the
Commissioners ot Public Instruc
tion in demanding and enforcing
rdical- changes in the present
course of study in Hawaii, and de
claring that- the' system' as already
ly to the untiring efforts and fore
sight, coupled with an indomitable
energy; of the piineipd of our,
Normal School, Professor Kdgar ,
The success or failure of the
1 K. SAITO
THE FINE 1912 MODEL
SPECIFICATIONS AND PRICES
4 h. p. 1 Speed, $215.00
7 h. p. 2 Speeds, $325.00
! The history cf the Indian a ulonu tmth'cient to establish it Hiiierlor quid- I
I. ity find position na the leading motorcycle, not only of America but of the I
1 world. I
Automobile Rent Service
i Waimea Stables
Up-to-date Livery, Draying and Boarding Stable ad Auto
' AUTOMOBILE STAGE-LINE
BETWEEN LIHUE and KEKAHA
Leaving Lihue every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Leaving Kekaha every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
ARRIVING AT THEIR DESTINATION IN THREE HOURS
W. WEBER Manager.
Telephone 4 W " Waimea P. O. Box48
changed to suit the Commissioners' schools depends on the course of
ideas is ljot as efficient as - the old study. Theiefore lending cduca
o.ne, Supervising Principal Charles tors throughout the United States
W. Baldwin of Oahii has issued a are'urging the safeguarding of the
statement in which he sounds a course by placing it in the hands
warning that the modifications urg- of the Superintendent of Public 1 li
ed by the higher body will if en- structfon. The tendeticv to adopt
forced, result i n lmverii'ig the such a system is so strong todav
standards of the Territory's public that we may almost refer to it as
school svsteni. ' the universal custom.
In the course cf his statements "I am sony to say that the
Mr. Baldwin says: "I do not in- course presented to the Cominis-
tend in this article to go into any sioners by the Supervising Prinei-
argument to defend - our present pals is not so efficient as the former
school system, or to prove our course. The principals worked to
course of study, or explain the save the old course modifying here
plan o f our Normal School. I and there to meet what they felt
Should say, however, that our would be the demands of the Com
school system has had the endorse- missioned The committee, to
liient of every credited school man whom it was finally given, has
who has nasscd this way it has further modified, and the end is
been pronounced as good and moic not yet."
than good. Our course ot study He reviews the recent sessions
receives its justification from the 0 f the Supervising Principals,
great McMurry books and lias me bringing out the tact tnal t li e
endorsement of such educators as modified course presented to the
United Stares Commissioner . o f Commissioners was signed by all
Education (Jlaxton, ex-commis- the Supervising Principals. H e
sioner Elmer E. Brown, Dr. John Savs it was the general belief among
Dewey, Dr. Dressier, McMurry and the principals that the Commis
othars, Of course the above en- sioners had no intention to remove
dorsemeiit applies to our Normal the Superintendent s o that h e
School as well. mieht have no hand in the fonna-
But if the public does not be- tion of the course of study, but to
lieve, and that is what some of the their astonishinent the principals
Commissioners would have us learned that "the Superintendent
think, then they should inform was t0 be tied hand and foot, and",
themselves as to what is going on flirther than that, the Supervising
in the various educational systems principals were to be whipped into
of today. " The McMurry books Hue if they showed any tendency
are very readable and maybe found to r(2CoKni7.c the Superintendent as
in any library. Ull. lcad of their department
"If the opinion of expert educa-
tors and book men i.s worth any
thing, our schools are thoroughly
abreast of the limes, so much so
that our ideas have been made use
of by .the leading book companies
in getting out their latest sets of
readers and books on the subject of
language-teaching. That our in a
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Sole Agents for
liiti'tuiliniial Stock, IVmltry Pood
iiinl other HK''ialtit'.J. Arafiie for
colling lion Koofr. Putuluiiin In
cubator and brooders and scratch
ein. Kino's Special Chick Pood
P. O. Box 452, Honolulu
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F. E. DAVIS & CO.
HONOLULU, T. II .
Nti ant ami Mi:uciiant Sihems
Blacksmith supplies. Wag
ons, Buggies, Harness, Bi
Prompt and careful atten
tion given to mail orders.
L. Y. TIM
Has entered tlie rent ser
vice, and has provided him
self with a big
' Special attention paid to 1
commercial travelers. Rea
sonable rates to all parts of
JEWELRY & DIAMONDS
Everything in the
Silver and Gold Link,
Rich Cut Glass and
Merchandise ok tiik
Bkst Quality Only.
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and Real Estate
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THOMAS A. O'BRIEN
Waverly Bi'k. Bishop & Hotel St
P. O. Box 563, Honolulu"
j Moore-Watson Dry
3 Goods Co.
San Francisco, - - Cal.
"Yes; I visited Pompeii."
' ' Deadest town vou ever saw
"With one exception."
"What was that?"
"I once tried to run a newsp-per
town where nobody would
schools are up-to-date is due chief- advertise." Kanas City Journal.
Groceries, Wholesale and Retail
jOdds.. And Ends
A well-known professor of geo
logy i n an eastern college was
spending part of his vacation in
Que of the mountain countries of
West Virginia. After wandering
around for some time in search of
specimens, the professor came to a 1
mountaineer's cabin in an out-of-1
the-way place. Seeing a woman
standing in tue door, he approach
ed, bowed'politely, and inquired:
"Are there any geologists in
, ,t.his part of the country?"
' '."Dunno" replied the woman
"Jim killed some kind of a var
mint yisteddy, an' its pelt is hang
in' at the back of the shack. You
all kin look for yoli'self."
It is net uncommon for a Ber
.muda; lily-grower to plant 15,000
4 bulbs at one time.
In one year 33,000 .offenders
have been brought before the Ju
venile courts of England.
The most densely populated of all
the countries of the world is Bel-
ith 636 inhabitants to the
In ten years the number of de
positors in the English postoflice
savlncs bank has totaled 1 ,000,000
About one-third of the woild's
nrnd net of nitr iron is accounted
for in the United Kingdom, United
States and Germany.
P. O. Box 342 Honolulu
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Cable and Wireless Address:
Recular mail 'leaves Lmue on
Tuesday and Saturday at 5 p. m
Regular mail arrives from Hono
lulu ednesday and Priday morn
ing. During sugar season mail is
frequently sent and brought by
steamers maing extra trips be
tween regular mail days. On days
when the coast mail is due, the
mail boat due on Friday, will lay
over ana come in on baturuay
Mail for Island offices, leaves
Lihue on Monday, ednesday and
Friday mornings at six o'clock.
Except, however, in cases when
the coast mail delays the Friday
boat, then the mail will leave on
Saturday at 6. a- m.
Registered mail closes on mail
days, at four o'clock sharp. Or
dinary mail, at half past four.
For Kauai Ports
W. G. Hall, I.-I. S. N. Co.,
Kinau, I.-I. S. N. Co., every
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to what you eat and serve to your family, should insist upon
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Lye peeling of fruits saves the canner a few cents per dozen
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Deposits are received subject
to check. Certificates of de
posit issued payable on de
mand. Loans made on ap
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Interest paid on Savings De
posits. 4 per cent on ordi
nary and 4 per cent on Term
Deposits. Ordinary Savings
Deposits will be received up to
$2,500 in any one account.
Saee Deposit Boxes for
Rent $2 and $3 a Year
Bishop & Co.
Honolulu, Hilo, Waimea
Transacts a General Bakning
and Exchange Business
Commercial and Travelers'
Letters of Credit issued avail
able in all prii cipal cities of
Interest allowed at the rate
of 4 per cent per annum
on Savings Bank deposits.
Interest paid on Time De
posits at the following rates:
3 Months 3 per cent
6 Months 3 1-2 per
cent per annum.
12 Months 4 percent
All business entrusted by
customers on other islands
receives careful and prompt
Cor. Fort& Nor. Sts., Honolulu
Rooms by the day, week
or month single or in
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Kauai trade solicited
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Office and pocket diaries of
all sizes bound in cloth or
leather. Mail orders promptly
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