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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1914
THE GARDEN ISLAND
TUESDAY JAN. 20th, 1914
Entered at tlie post office at
Lihue, Kauai, as second-class
Subscription Rates 52.50 Pek
yrar, $1.50 vor six months
Advertising Rates, 75 Cents
An Inch Per Month.
L. D. Timmons
K. C. Hopper
In. making nominations to "fill
vacanies o n the Supreme Court
bench, caused by the expiration of
the commissions of Justices De Bolt
and Perrv, Governor Pinkham is
apparently following the way
blazed by the late President Mc
Kinley. The first court under the
Territorial form o f government
was composed of two Republicans
and one Democrat, a n d this
arrangement was renewed after the
retirement of the Democrat (Jus
tice Galbraith) by the appointment
of A. A. Wilder to the vacancy.
Now that the Democrats are in
power, Mr. Pinkham shifts the
arrangement around, and in a man
ner that cannot be seriously object
ed to, except, perhaps, by those
who feel that the Supreme Court
should be kept out of and above
It is the personnel of the candida
tes for appointment to the Supreme
bench which interests theTerritory
most, Judge Wilder has already
been tried and found satisfactory.
He graced the bench with appro
priate dignity, and his opinions
were conspicuously respected a t
As for Mr. Watson, it may be
said that a more able, efficient and
satisfactory person could not have
been selected for the high office to
which he has been named. He is
a lawyer of marked abilities, and
has proved a success at Honolulu
and in the handling of important
matters entrusted to him in Wash
ington Mr. Pinkham has started out
well i n these reconniendations,
and if he can strike the popular
will so handily in appointments to
Territorial offices, his administra
tion may be said to have opened
up in a most promising wav.
At the. same time, seasoned jus
tices of the Supreme Court Will,
i n case the 'recommendations
are supported by the President,
have been exchanged for new men.
When; no. other consideration than
political affiliations are given as
the reason, it strikes the average
man as, probably, a mistaken idea
The Tourist Business
Whatever may be said of the
laxity of the Hawaii Promotion
Committee iu the past in the effort
to steer tourists Kauai-wards, and
to djrect to this island a reasonable
share of tourist business, it does
seem that the heads of the Com
mittee are now taking more in
terest in the matter than hereto
fore and that more satisfactory re
sults may be looked for in the
future. It is to be hoped that the
present cfTort in behalf ol Kauai
is not of a sporadic character, but,
on the contrary, may be maintain
ed until reasonably good results
At any rate, the people of Kauai
should accept the movement and
effort as friendly and as intended
to be in their behalf. Whether or
not the campaign results in large,
or general, benefit to Kauai re
mains to be seen; but it is well
worth the trial and . merits local
support in so far as it can be given
The tourist business has proved,
and is proving, a valuable asset t
Hawaii and Maui. Hawaii is
strongly supporting the program
o f the Hawaii Promotion Com
mittee, and last week the Maui
Chamber of Commerce passed re
solutions favorable t o financial
support of the cause by that is
land. Those islands must realize
the benefits to be derived from the
tourist business, or surely they
would not spend monev for its en
couragement and promotion.
Is Kauai differently situated?
Are conditions here different? Can
it be possible that this plan, which
has been found advantageous to
the other islands, will not work
here? It may be so; but it seems
The Real Foundation
We are prone, in this conimuni
ty, to regard the foundation of
Kauai's future prosperity as in her
fields of waving cane, the home
steading idea, pineapples, etc.
according to the individual view
These things arc important-vital
ly important-in any and nil esli
mates. But the key-note of Kauai's
prosperity and success in the com
ing years is to be found in the
schools of the island. It is the
training that is l)eing given today
to the men and women of tomorrow
that must and will tell the story.
Sugar, better roads, greater harbors
and all those things merit every
particle o f the attention that can
be given them; but these fade into
the background when contrasted
with the citizenship we are build
ing up in this community from day
Too much interest lias not been,
nor can be, 'taken in the great tea
chers' convention which assembled
at Eleele School on Friday. This
was a war conference of our gene
rals and officers engaged in the
business o f the most important
campaign we have, or can have.
After tin's council, they have gone
forth again to resume work on the
foundation upon which our future
rests. Therefore, let us pause in
our dream of larger sugar divi
dends, of larger areas of pineapples,
of the coming homesteader, of fine
roads and all the other excellent
things, and pay the tribute of one,
good, honest, appreciative thought
to the teacher in the town, in the
country or in the lonelv bv-wav.
who is slowly, perhaps, but surely
laying the real foundation o f
Kauai's future prosperity and
"The Other Side."
A correspondent, signing
himself as above, presents else
where in this issue a statement of
what maybe aptly termed "the
other side " of the important ques
tion ot public lands," with refer
ence to conditions on the island of
Kauai, 'The .writer is a leading ci
tizen of Kauai; and his opinions
are entitled to more than ordinary
consideration. Surely everybody
will agree with him in the follow
i n g summary of his position:
"Now, sir, I only hope our new
Governor who is well known as a
level-headed man, capable of judg
ing for himself, and carrying a
policy through in spite of opposi
tion, will visit Kauai and look
these propositions over throughly
The work of Dr. Wadinan and
Mr. Judd on this island, although
handicapped by weather conditions
will probably result in much good.
The value of the work for the up
lift of our big brothers, as well as
the education and training of the
sprouts of society, is appealing
more strongly than ever to the
public mind, and a campaign of
the character of the one being
carried on by our visitors should
come in for general endorsement
The prices realized at the sale
of Hanalei beach lots the other
day were.siirejy not indicative of
hard times. In all cases the
figures were considerably above
expectations; indicating that while
money is not flirting so daringly
with sugar stocks as in times gone
by, there is quite a little still left
for investment purposes.
The prohibition element seem
to have caught an important re
cruit i:i the person of the United
Slates District Attorney, McCarn.
Inasmuch as he is on the opposite
tack to his predecessor, Hawaii
stands a good chance of hearing
both sides of the question from an
Promoter Payne, of the Huma
uma Oil Company, has returned to
Honolulu with a plan which he
thinks will save Hawaiian stock
holders in his project from less.
Kauai has a good deal of money
in Humauma. and would welcome
almost any old way to get it out
Hawaii's "Graft Commission"
has investigated the Board of Su
pervisors of Hawaii county, now
the supervisors are on the trail of
the "Graft Commission" and want
its doings and accounts investi
gated. Verily they have a mess
of it on the big island.
The Barking Sands of Mana are
not played up enough as an at
traction. A duplicate o f those
sands is to be fount! in only one
place in the world. Thev should
be exploited for what they are-a
With its numerous homesteads
in cultivation and the big, new
cannery at work, Kapaa is quite
liable t come to the fore in a year
or two' as one of the leading pine
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