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THK GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 1914
THE GARDEN ISLAND
TUESDAY J UNI' Id. 1914
Entered at the post office at
Lihue, Kauai, as second-class
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Year, $1.50 for
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K. C. HOITEK
Contrary to the judgment, wish
es, advice a 11 d anticipations of
some of his best friends at Hono
lulu, and of each of the islands -men
with u o other objects in
view than h i s own good and
the promotion of Hawaii's wel
fare at home and at Washing
ton - Delegate Jonah Kalaniaua
ole has personally announced him
self as -j candidate for re - election
to Congress. He intimates that he
will run as a Republican, but ad
vances no platform and mates no
promises, save to say that if elect
ed for the seventh time "my best
endeavors shall be exerted in your
A very general and generous
s.-ntinient (entirely favorable.) is
aroused by any appeal that Prince
Kuhio may make to tne people of
these islands. A feeling of extra
ordinary m mpathy ,the outgiou Ih,
lurhips, of the unique position he
holds in the community as the last
ol" the Hawaiian aliis - exists; and
there is a universal desire to favor
him and, if you will, yield to his
peculiar, or natural, as the ease
may be, vanicies. Thus, probably
few, especially among the native
Hawaiians and old - timers of the
white citizenship, would denv his
ai),)COl 1"r .,-.. ;
withoi ' .
Hut the crude business phase of
the prop( silion ha:; of late become
so prominent and ital that senti
ment, however deep - rooted, gen
uine and justified by circumstan
ces, pales into insigni fie nice before
it. This sentiment is a fine thing
at home; it must and should be
given fullest swing within its
1 ightf ul province, lint in Washing
ton unusual ability, diplomacy and
constant vigilance and activity are
the qualities that hecome the real
factors that make for usefulness
and success; and official represen
tation there is shorn bare ot senti
ment of every class and character.
Conditions at Washington
change in rapid, kaleidoscopic or
der. A man in ollicial life must be
"on the job" and alert every min
ute of the time. Tlie friends of one
session in Congress, and in com
mittees, are in the political scrap-
neap 1 n e next year, ami 11 e w 1
friendships must be formed and
new wires rapidly and intelligently
laid for each recurring session.
Conditions change; thought chang
es; plans of manipulation a n d
maneuvering 101 legislative advan
r , - , 1
tages are seldom the same two
ears in succession
During the first years of Kuliio's
work in Washington he displayed
a satisfactory measure of activity,
fair diplomacy and considerable
ability. It may be stated in this j
connection that he was fortunate, 1
at that period, in having a large
number of colleagues in Congress I
who had visited Hawaii and to 1 nance which will keep estray ani
that additional extent felt a per-finals from the public highways
sou d interest in legislation affect- should indicate to the county ail
ing the welfare of the Territory . j thorities that there- is a very strong
Moreover, tile administration itself I public sentiment on this matter,
was particularly friendly to the j The suggestion by one member
Islands, while public sentiment that "politics" was at the bottom
seemed to be on the side of consid-
ei ai ti eatinent of the new, baby
'Territory, (juite a good deal was but if true there is good promise
accomplished for Hawaii then, and that it may become a boomerang.
Delegate Kuhio and his able secrt- Undoubtedly that part of the scti
tary were undoubtedly entitled to tinient which has found any open
all he praise they received there expression at all is in favor of an
foi a testimonial of that appre- ordinance which will clear the
ci..iio:, Kuhio was returned again highways of estray animals. We
and a;.; . ui to Washington as tha would like to hear from the other
ofiii ial icprei-eutative of this Ter- side on this matte! , if theie be a:-.y
I j., i y. Other side
I Mole than two years ago fiicnds
ti I !io IX le(;.ite nbscned (with
j deep regret, it 111 a v he trulv said)
j that his old time zeal and activi
ty had materially lessened. It dc-
veloped that he was in an uncer
jtain state of health, due, it was
felt bv his friends, in a large mea
sure, to t he rigors of the climate at
I Washington. However, the elect-
01s of the Islands gratified his de
sire to be returned to Washington
for another term. The results are
a matter o f recent history and
What is to be said of the future
if Kuhio is again sent to Congress?
Will he be able to ' brace up" and
give to Hawaii the service which
is of so much importance, and
which is becoming more difficult
and piobiematical as the responsi
bilities of our great cotiiitrv multi
ply in various parts of the world?
Matters have gone from bad to
worse. There is no gainsaying
that proposition. The most ardent
admirer and staunchest friend of
Delegate Kuhio must admit it. Is
tliere a hope that a change may
occur? Can Kuhio "come back?"
It might be possible, but we
doubt it. Surveying the situation
from every view - point, it seems to
us that he has "taken the count"
and that his day of usefulness in
Washington is done.
Delegate Kuhio states hiniselt
that his health improves upon his
: eUirn to Hawaii Then, tor his own
sake, also, let him stop at home.
Here in Hawaii he will receive the
full measure of that respect and
aloha which belongs to him, and will
have every opportunity of serving
his people and his country in a
worlhv manner, and in a larger de
gree, perhaps, than h e has ev
er been able to do at Washington.
So general and deeo - rooted U:-
the opinion become in I lit sTatuls
that a change at - .,uli,Bton i s
not onhy ,,ut llecessury
iiiat it is now very doubtful that
Kuhio could be elected again even
if nominated. Oahu turned him
down in the last election and
would probably go to greater
lengths this year; while the saving
majorities of the outside islands
would, almost without doubt, be
greatly reduced. Thus, as a result
of the appeal ance of Kuhio in the
field as the party's nominee, stu
dents of the situation agree that
there would be grave danger of
the delegate-ship being lost to the
It is, therefore, a serious prob
lem which confronts the Republi
can purtv of the Islands - one
I ivllirll lllllt i llunrllpfl alnnn hnci-
ness lines and in a business - like
What is to be done? The ail
ment is recognized - what is the
cure? What is Hawaii to do to
save herself at Washington? How
is the Republican partv of Hawaii
to hold the seat in Congress which
has been its own for so many
j There h a s appeared in the
I field as a competitor in the Repub
lican primaries for the nomination
a son ?of Kauai - Hon. Chas. A.
. Rice; a m a n of masked ability,
standing, vigir and possessed of the
numerous other qualities so essen
tial tosu:eessat Washington.
The way out of the difficulty is
thus made clear.
Tin: I'Assach by the Chamber
f Commerce, by unanimous vote.
of a resolution calling upon the
Hoard of Supervisors for an ordi
of failures of
such a measure
the past mav or not be correct
YV'K A:isk to repeat that Kauai
has no place in iis political nee. uni
ties or j)lans for the so-called Pro
gressive Party. We are quite
willing over here to take our
chances with the two recognized
national parlies, and are too busy
to listen to either cranks or politi
cal soreheads with personal axes to
Mr. Progressive Carter has
sent out cards to the school teach
ers of the Territory, asking their
support of his campaign. Just
watch our Kauai school ma' ams
climb into the Progressive band
,vagou! D-e-e-lighted? Nit!
"The democratic organization
is going to oppose the appointment
of mainlanders to office in Ha
waii," is an interesting announce
ment made by the Honolulu news
papers. Is this the same "Demo
cratic Organization" that endors
ed Mr. "Soapbox" Harron for the
office of postmaster?
The writer of that famous an
onymous letter to Governor Pink
ham might just as well have sign
ed his name to it, and it would
hav- looked and been much better
He is wrong in several of his con
tentions, and could be easily set
right were his identity known.
When the official announce
ment of a candidate for public of
fice has to take the form of apolo
gies for short -com ings covering a
period of fourteen years, is it not
high time tor intelligent voters to
iook around for a man who has
something more to offer than
HAVE NEW SERIES
At a meeting of the Lihue Ten
nis Club held last Wednesday
evening it was decided to begin a
series of games with outside
clubs of Kauai, the date of the be
ginning oi the series to be arranged
by the executive committee and
the Kilaueas to be the first club
The games will be men's singles,
ind if all the clubs of the island
take a hand the tournament will
last several weeks.
The attendance at the meeting
was quile large and much interest
was manifested in the discussion.
Passengers In And Out
The following arrived by the Ki
nau Wednesday morning from
Miss Lois Myers, Miss Jane My
ers, C. W. Spitz, W. E. Shaw,
J. C. Crawford, Miss K. W. Kopke,
D. Leith, Miss A. Wright Miss K.
Kaluwela, Miss R. Kekala. Geo.
Hopii, Sam Peahu, A. Horner, F.
H. Shancr, A. R. (Surrey, Mr. and
Mrs. C. M.Cooke, Jr., Miss C.
Cooke, Master C. M. Cooke, An
tone Correa, C. Hlake, Mrs. A.
Xuuhiwa, Mrs. Kicim. Mrs. H.
Ah Sing, Mrs. T, Ahana, Mrs. T.
Hrand;. Mrs. H l!erl!ei!ian, S.
Takainura and 43 deck.
The following airived by the W.
G. Hall last Fridav morning
Tatil Schmidt, F. A. Alexander,
Julia Huddy, Kii.abcth Hano,
Maragret Uieha: ds. F.ir.ilv Louis.
j Juli l Aa.ona, Julia Moses, F. Sa-
kuuia, Mary Koani, K. S. Sasaki,
Watada, Ktizahcth Werner.'.,,, , . -,, ,
, ' Ik subjects will be 1 he
Mary Werner, Rose Werner, Missi,,. . c ., ,, . ....
- 1 1 j reck of the Saginaw and Ila-
kani Ho Chock, h. K. Kaeo, Sr..! .. , ,, . , . ,.
o ... i wiman Proverbs , the leading
l u. I,- w ,.,l .i l.'l c '
ilvliabeth ICllis. Mrs. Hudly, Miss
M. Kanakanui, J. K. Naruse, W.
i Koani an J 27 deck.
Mrs. Baldwin Retaniiag
Mrs. 15. D. U.ildwin and her two
young sons, of Makaweli, will be
expected home June. 19 troni Hono
lulu. They will spend a part of
the Summer at the U.ildwin moun
'1 ry a "Honolulu Spec! 1" at
Liluu Store soda fountain. A!v!.
10 CONFER WITH
FRIENDS IN CITY
Senator Chas. A. Rice sailed Sa
turday afternoon for Honolulu to
confer with friends regarding the
launching ot his campaign for nom
ination as, a candidate for dele
gate to Congress. He may return
tomorrow but that will depend
largely upon the amount of work
he has found it necessary to do at
the capital in the matter.
Senator Rice is, in general, oppos
ed to the practice of paid runners
for campaign purposes; and inas
much a s considerable objection
was raised in the last campaign to
the system, it mav be that all part
ies will agree to eliminate it this
It is not the intention of the
Senator to open a headquarters at
Honolulu for the present, but he
will do so later on, when his plan
ot campaign is more definitely
FOR MISS HASTIE
One of the nicest affairs of the
week was the shower given by
Mrs. Morse, of the Kleele High
lands, in honor of Miss Mable
Haslie, who is soon to lie a bride.
The invited guests assembled on
the broad lanais, which w ere
daintily decorated with banana
leaves and ferns, and spent the
afternoon in sewing. Later, all
were called to the d'liing room
where a clothes line hung and
from it many, mysterious pack
ages. Mis Hasiie w n s jskrl
to gather in the "wash" which
proved to be dainty bits of linen
and cut-glass. After the "wash"
was gathered in, refreshments of
salad, sandwiches, tea, cake an 1
sherbeat were s-rved.
Among those who enjoyed Mrs.
Morse's hospitality were: Mrs.
Brown, Misses Mengler, Miss
Marv Iirvant, Mrs Roendahl, Mrs.
Deas, Mrs. Silva, Mrs. Pillar,
Miss de Lackner, Miss Blue, Miss
Ei-a Hastie, Miss Janet Hast'e,
Miss Oiace lag. Mis-i Miik- Hv.t
i e, Miss Anita Brown, Miss
Esther Ing, Mrs. Alexander, Mrs.
Hastie, Miss Marion Hastie, Mis.
Rath. Miss Ella Rath and the guest
of honor, M:ss Mable Hastie.
The Garden Island has in
formation from Honolulu that S.
C. Dwight, W. C. Achi and C. N.
Arnold will surely be in the field
at the primaries for nomination for
supervisorial honors at the coming
election. All are Republicans and
from the Fifth Representative dis
trict. Dwight and Arnold have been
Fresh cream from Honolulu
Dairymen's Associacion for sale at
Lihue Store. Advl.
Mrs. R. Roendahl left 011 Satur
day for a short visit to Honolulu.
Mrs. Deas who lias been the
guest of Mrs. Roen.lahl left 011
Saturday for Kapaa.
Mrs. R. L. Hughes and small
son are expeckd home on Thuts
- ... -
butter is n!vas
I fresh and
; where by J. 1. Silva. Llcelc.
i The 'Kaird Historical Society j
will meet at the Library, Lihue,
I TtiiirxdfiY' limp 1 ut 7-.tfl ti m
speakers being Rev.
gate and W. H. Rice,
J.I. Sliva's Kleele store handles
the famous New Zealand butter.
BanWis To Ksancanu
A. C. Hanh.un, head lima ofsec
tion2, Makaweli plantation, and
his mother have located at lloanu
jauu, in the old house formerly oc
cupied by Wharfinger Moslier.
: which has been entirely renovated
lar.d put into first-class order.
A SHOWER GIVEN
C. W. SPITZ, Prop.
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