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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1912
THE GARDEN ISLAND
TUESDAY SEPT. 10. 1912.
Entered at the post office at
Llhtic, Kauai, as second-class
Subscription Ratks $2.50 Pkk
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An Inch Pur Month.
E. B. Bridgkwatkr, Editor
K. C. Hoi'PBR, Managkr
Co.nckusixo u recent
THAT suggestion that IIiv
HANAMAULU nnmaulu shun Id
POSTOFFICE have u postollico,
comment has been made, some of
which has been to the effect that
this paper "is in wrong" on the
subject. There i s always some
foolkiller who is found lined up
against progressiveness. The
plantation has expressed itself not
opposed to a postoffice in Hana-
maulu, and the people (not this
paper alone; want it and not only
tins, they are entitled to it.
It has been said that there are
no land owners in the district who
could bond a postmaster, and that
a location would be another con
siueration. As to a postmaster,
i. T T . I
i wo nanamauiu misiness men
nave stated that they would act
without salary if onlv a postoffice
could be given the district. As to
bondsmen: Is it not just as rea
sonable to expect the L,ihuc
Plantation to come to the aid of
the hundreds of its people in one
place as another?
We have been instructed to get
a man who will serve as postmaster,
secure a location, get a bondsman,
tnen get up our petition. How
much better it would be (and we
believe it will do so) for t h e
plantation to say: "if you want a
postoffice, we will help you by
putting it in our store, and bond
ing you as well. Now get out your
petition." This would be a system
which is usualy followed and one
which would be of lasting benefit
both to plantation and employees..
The question of freo -ral de
livery has been orth as an
argument against the establish
ment of a postoffice for Hanama
ulu, but when we consider that
the western march of free rural
delivery has only of late invaded
the middle western states and that
many yenrs may pass before we
are entitled to this luxury, the
ueiiying ourselves ot everv-dav
accomodations which are right
fully ours, seems a folly which is
not in keeping with modern times
Mi ms ruinor u rife con
cerning ii high school for
Kanai. In all Territorial
enterprises Kauui leads
a 1 1 other counties.
Why, then, should we sit idly bv
and allow ourselves to be outdone
in this, the most important of all
public institutions? With a town
site in Lilnie, it would naturally
follow that such a school if es
tablished at all, should be locat
Scores of Kauai children are sent
to Honolulu schools to-day and
the number is rapidly increasing.
with high school facilities on our
own island, the expenses of edu
eating these same children would
be materially lessened. Moreover,
parents would be enabled to have
their children with them from Fri
day. until Mondays, since our
1. i!f..l , .
ueaiumu roacis would mean but a
trip of two hours at the longest.
Then too, a tract of land sufficient
in size to conduct an experimental
farm, and on which to keep some
cows, etc., w o u 1 d not only
serve as further valuable experience
to the pupils, but go towards re
plenishing the school larder (for
such an institution must necessari
ly be a boarding school and there
fore always in need of good, rich
The article on "!
bor etc.," appear
ing on page o o :
thin isMie, contains
food for much
thought on a question which is of
vital interest to the future welfare
of the Territory. With the Orien
tals barred out, and the difficulty
l n procuring satisfactory labor
from the only available sources,
piaces me sugar industry l n a
position where some effort must
be made whereby the labor supply
Don't alienate your
A friends because you
POLITICAL diner from them in
SERMON politics. There is par
ticular dancer o f
this now, when political parties
are oeing rent asunder and realign
ment under way. What makes a
man worthy to be your friend is
not his opinion on the tariff or on
reciprocity, or the integrity of
Taft or Roosevelt or Wilson, but
his honesty, his integrity; not his
head-power, mainly, but his heart
power; his sterling manhood. We
have had no trouble in finding
such friends among Democrats,
among Socialists so-called, among
Catholics, among Protestants, and
among m e n affiliated with no
church. We plead with the dem
ocrat not to lose confidence in his
democratic friend who cannot see
his way clear to vote for Wood
row; and with the republican not
to lose confidence in his old-time
republican friend who thinks it
his duty to stand by "my dear
Will," or the one who feels he
must support "my dear Theo
dore." Friendship is too sacred a
thing to be sacrificed for a differ
ence of political opinion.
Don't imagine that this cam
paign will usher in the political
milennium. It is after all only a
skirmish in the age-long warfare
between right or wrong, in which
good men often get on the side
which they think for a time is
right, but which in the end proves
to be wrong, themselves being the
judges; and in which bad men
sometimes get on the right side for
the time being, and bring the
cause into disrepute. There will
be wrongs to right after Novem:
ber and after other Novemlers fof
hundreds of years, even until the
end of time.
Therefore, don't waste your
breath. You know it will be
wasted, if you but stop to think.
Don't lose confidence in your
friends who do not see it as you
do. Make u p your mind con
scientiously where your duty lies,
and do it "with malice toward
none and charity toward all."
can oe maintained, i -e communi
cation contains a few sound, sen
sible suggestions, in fact, fairly
bristles with facts too well known
io me wcu-posted citizen t o re
quire further comment
I I ...
1 inj Union Forever, says
bmall Farmer Starrett.
LOW P'JO MEETS
Continued from page 1
on this bid and the Secretary was
nouneu t o return the certified
check enclosed by Mr. McDonald
Motion To Refer to County Attorney Opinion
re county Building
After a general discussion it was
decided to request of the County
Attorney his opinion as to whether
bids could be called for the erec
tion of the County Building itself
unuer tne l,oan i und Commission
and the erection of the vaults
within said building under the
monies of the County of Kauai
the lowest aggregate bid to be
deemed the lowest and successful
County Building New Bids
Motion was further made that
in the event that theCoiintv Aitnr
ney rendered an opinion favorable
t o tlie suggested dual erection,
that the Vice-Chairman be autho
rized to again call for bids fnr tlio
erection of the County Building
and vaults separately as suggested.
The following amounts were ap
propriated and set aside.
Anahola Hill. .r ;nn
Contract Waipa Bridge
Upon motion, the Contrnr-r fnr
the erection of the Waipa Bridge
being duly signed by contr.mtnr
Geo. W. Ewart and by the mem
bers of the Board was nnnrnvp1
and duly entered into.
uond Waipa Bridge
The Bond as furnished by Geo.
R. Ewart with C. B. TTnfirnnr-,1 Rr
Co. as Surety was, upon motion,
approved and accepted.
Contract Waioli Bridge
Upon motion the
the erection of the Waioli Bridge
being duly signed by Contractor
Bond Waioli Bridge
The Bond as furnished by Geo.
W. Mahikoa with II
myre as Surety, was upon motion
approved and accented.
Contract Waikoko Bridge
Upon motion the enntrnct fnr
the erection of t U o vuoiui.
Bridge being duly sinned hv Con
tractor Geo. W. Mahikoa and by
the members of the Kauai Loan
Fund Commission, was nnnrnimt
and duly entered into.
Bond Waikoko Bridge
The Bond as furnished hv r,m
W. Mahikoa with Ilcnrv iiiri-1
myre as Surety.
approved and accepted.
Meeting adiourned sublet n
the call of the chair.
W. D. McBrvdij, Secretary,
Kauai Loan Fund Commission.
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