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THE OARDRN ISLAND TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1912
THE GARDEN ISLAND
TUESDAY OCT. 1st. 1912.
Entered at the post office at
LUiue, Kauai, as second -chuss
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E. 13. Uridgewatek, Editor
K. C. Hopper, Manager
T. R Tough Running.
V. V. We'll win.
The democratic convention lieid
in Koloa last week, resulted in the
selection of a supicvisor for the
Lihue District, one for Kawaihau
and another for Lihue, Waiinea,
and lianalci district. T wo or
three o t h e r candidates v e r e
also named to fit in where tin
detnocrates evidently considered
the republicans the weakest. How
ever, t lie administration o t our
County s affairs hasbcen conducted
in such a satisfactory manner, that
the possibility of rule by a paid
political clerk, is certainly very
The one great danger before
Mexico is that recent events will
encourage the insurrection habit.
Let not your pores be troubled
these hot days. They will rise up
in goose flesh after the first week
The demokalakas have showed
some signs of intelligence in their
endorsement of a number of our
Fashion notes in a daily paper
informs us that the new waist-line
will remain high. Oh, well, the
boys will manage to reach it somehow.
The convention was the chief
Kauai attraction last Saturday.
The town being litterally filled
with visitors ftoin all parts of the
The new course of study for the
use of our public schools has at
last put in an appearance and the
teaching staff is doing its utmost
to masticate it in chunks.
A Woman's club in Kansas has
resolved that the tight skirt is as
bad as strong drink. We can't see
as there is much difference since
each of them certainly tangle the
Japan is experiencing an Ameri
can invasion of an unusual kind.
Large frogs are being imported all
the way from Connecticut with
the intent of breeding them for
eating purposes. The native frogs
are little red fellows, which no
The various candidates who
have announced themselves for
offices, and who have thus express
ed their desires to become public
servants, are men who have been
tried and are guaranteed to be
harness-hroken, bridle-wise, but
can't be lead a bit.
Supervisor H. II. Brodik
states that there is a marked tone
of improvement in the wrk this
year which is being done by both,
teachers and pupils. The teachers
are grooping the work with great
er ease than before, and there is
much to be said in praise of the
teachers of whom the Territory has
There is nothing which can be
quite so valuable to a child in its
preparation for the future than at
least a rudimentary knowledge of
nature study. Yet, in response to
a feeling that our teachers were
fooling away too much time on
unnecessary drills, the committee
on the formation of a new plan for
our schools cut it out.
The local democrats who gather
ed at the Lihue Hall Saturday
night to greet their big chief did
their duty in a manner which ap
parently pleased Link judging
from the smile he wore the following
morning. The democrats have
but few candidates in the field, evi
dently wishing to place quality be
Uncle Lem's Rules
In a small city in the middle
West, where there is a college, the
bookstore i s a favorite meeting
place for the students. The pro
prietor sympathizes with all stu
dent interests, not alone for busi
ness reasons, but because of li ir
o w u pjrennial vnithfulne s of
spirit. This year, for the first
time, an unusually rough gioupof
young men was disposed to pre
sume too much on Uncle I, em's
well-known good humor. One
morning they were confronted by
a large card, neatly lettered as
lint sllllt till' lloor. It will olll'llll
St!ini nil 1 1 1 1 1 (ill' nil till' I
yon iisi' the ilmir-iiiiit it will
Tliis is inv lnv 'lav, so i
I'll 'list- spit mi the floor; do imt nsi the
Sinnke ill here, fur the hulies w ill en
I'lense i$'t things ehnrt'ed, us I ilou't
like In he bothered toliiUKlleyonreash.
SIM m Wl
nine in ami
The Philippine Bureau of
Science is making a determined
effort to introduce the growing of
silk in the Philippines, not onlv
for the purpose of increasing the
productive possibilities of the is
lands generally, but also as a
me ins of furnishing silk for use
in connection w i t h industries
alreadv established. Thus consider
able silk is used in the weaving of
various forms of the well-known
"jusi,' or pineapple-fiber cloth,
for which the Philippines are
famous, and ninety-five per cent
of this silk is now imported from
The democrats have gotten busy
since the arrival of Link MeCaml
less and have left their foot prints
on the political sands. A super
visorial ticket lias been found and
a candidate for senatorial honors,
has also loomed upon the horizon
and as the results that political bee
which has so long threatened to
buzz is humming a rag time.
Now that the fight for election
is on in earnest, let us repeat the
advice to our candidates to the
effect that honest politics is what
we want, and what the various
candidates must distinctly under
stand is that the people are after
government, regardless of w hether
he be democrat or republican, i
Again we say, find out all there is!
As a slight diversion the teacher
suggested that each child in the
class draw a picture from which
she could guess what the child
wanted to be when grown. All
sorts of articles were illustrated:
bocks for bookkeepers, hats for
milliners, etc. One little girl,
however, had a blank sheet.
"Why, Doris, don't you want
to be anything w h e u you are
"Yessum." said Doris: "I want
to be married, but I don't know
how to draw it."
"When you leave on the train,"
said the young man yearningly' "I
will throw you a kiss"
"But," rejoined the girl, "don't
you know that it isn't polite to
throw things at people? You should
always give them."
A Scotchman and an Irishman
once had a quarrel, Thev agreed
upon a hand-to-hand fight to a
finish, and rhe one that thought
himself beaten had to shout "Suffi
cient!" After an hour's hard fighting
the Irishman at last roared out
"Ma conscience'." said the
Scotchman-, "if I ha vena been try-j
ing to think o' that word for the j
last half-hour!" Sydney Sun.
Betty Bolter bought some butter.
"But," she said, "this butter's
If I put it in my batter,
It will make my batter bitter.
Hut a bit of better butter i
Will but make my batter butter. !
So s.he bought a bit o, butter
Better th'Ml the bitter butter, '
And made her bitter batter better.
So 'twas better Betty Bolter !
Bought a bit of better butter. j
If some ccoks land in heaven,
they will be awfully annoyed to
find that they c;:n't leave.
The uses of a luother-in-law are
too often les than her abuses.
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