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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 8, 1$16
OF THE TEAGHERS
Following is a remnant of the
account of the late Teacher Con
vention, held in Lihue, room for
which could not be found in last
Commissioner Wilder explained
the scout oath, law and ideals with
many delightful characterizations
of the bovs and comments on boy
life. He spoke in part as follows:
' "Scouting is education pratic
ally applied, teaching the bovs self
reliance. leadership and fine citi
zcnship. There is not a country
in the world where bov scouts are
not found and had the organiza
tion existed forty years ago, we
would be better able to cope with
and prevent the great world war.
The boys learn the valuable lesson
'Be Prepared' and that is what
thev are at all times.
"Kvery scout must do a good
turn daily and when there are 350,
000 American boy scouts alone
the good turns multiply daily.
The scouts are kind, obedient,
thriftly. cheerful, brave and rev
erent. Scouting, though non-sectarian,
is religion enough for any
man. Scouts will work for pay,
but they will not receive tips for
"President Wilson is the honor
ary president and Taft and Roose
velt are vico-presidents o f the
scouts. A national council with
headquarters in New York City
controls the affairs of the organiza
tion and there are sixty-three scout
commissioners. There are two
hundred boy scouts in Honolulu
and we want ten thousand on these
islands. Kauai will form an in
dependent branch under a leader
and a local council and there
should be a troop in every village
He then introduced Mr. E. Al
len Creevev as the leader of the
movement on Kauai, who read the
list of names' foi the local council
and scout masters. Among the
names for the council were Mr
W. H. Rice. Sr.. president, and
Messrs. Knudsen, Brandt, Conty,
Dickey, Timmons, Robinson, Me
Bryde," Averv, and as scout mas
ters Messrs. McCall. Hennis and
Pres. Dean's address was a logi
cal and scholarly discussion of the
two great forces "Science and
Education." He spoke o f the
continuous growth of science at
the present day and the important
position that it should hold in the
elementary schools. Science has
taken the place of primitive man's
invocation of the supernatural. It
is not opposed to religion, but is
man's attempt to formulate a set
of laws relating to the great scheme
The stages of science are first,
observation, second, reasoning,
and third, imagination, all com
bined with the moral quality of
absolute honesty. The stages of
education are the acquisition of
facts and the development of the
power to do. Anv mental train
ing means the ability to concen
trate, to suspend judgment and to
vision. Children in the elemen
tary grades should be taught the
power of observation and of rea
soiling to some extent.
Science should take the place of
the extensive language work of
the lower grades, for children will
alwavs learn from things rather
Teachers have not known how
to teach science in the grades, but
when nrooer methods and tex
books have been obtained, science
will find its proper place in the
The lighter parts of the even-
ir,cT nroirrnni were creatlv ai)Dre
dated. A double quartette o f
teachers including Misses Sheldon,
- i r- - -
Pieler. Jacobson, Christian
Tr. Wedemevar sane two
Hawaiian songs veiy well. Mr.
inrt Turner's clever sketch of
''Tmnortfmt tacts in History" in
which Chrisv. Ferdie, arid Izzy
figured w a s also greeted
enthusiastically. Two vocal se-
lections by Miss Wattrhouse, the
WILDER WRITES OF
THE BOY SCOUTS
James A. Wilder, leader of the
Boy Scouts movement in the Is
lands, has written the following
for The Garlen Island on bis
Americanization of the youth of
How are you going about it?
The common school is the bul
wark of American Liberty, so we
Mr. Kinney, the Territorial
School Superintendent tells the
scout officials that his children are
his for one hundred and eighty
days in the year. That's good! It
leaves, however, 185 days for an
other agency to continue on in the
good work. Among the manv ex
periments in education. Patriotic
Extension by means of the Boy
Scouts movemenr has betn tound
to work, It has worked will for
six years in these islands. No good
scout of the Boy Scouts of Ameri
ca, who has "come throuKh" the
mill, but shows undoubted im
provement in this particular in
establishing within himself a law
abiding, ardent love for his Hag.
the stars and stripes.
This is proved in many ways.
By respect to the usual token, or
sign, or sympoi or tne nauon;saiui
ing it when it is hoisted, never
letting it touch the ground, treat
ing it with studied care when car
But every scout knows that this
flag is only bunting! And he conies
to adore the nation that it repre
sents our American aspirations
and ideals. Coming to this point,
the scout goes on to learn what
these aspirations and ideals are.
How hard it is to keep them
straight and plain, unfogged, and
how he can do his little bit to help
He learn? all this by easy stages,
on the hike, in camp, at meetings.
He absorbs it in a hundred ways
while working and playing as a
scout after school!
Scouts in Kauai sound fine on
paper! Enrollments are easy! Sta
tistics are cheap. What Kau.-.i will
want is not a lot of numbers. She
will want good acouts. The pioneer
scouts must set the pace, set the
Scouting is a concrete thing
you either are a good scout or just
a n outsider. The scout master
keeps no hypocrites enrolled. He
gives each scout a fair chance
and then, if he is too weak kneed
to "deliver the goods" he must be
dropped out . Some of our" breaks' '
have come from keeping the lag
gard, the slouch, the waster too
long, the incurable ones.
Begin with a few huskies and
work the whole scout programme,
as given i n the Handwork for
Bovs. lettine in the duly elected
one bv one, as into a club. Do not
split gangs. A scout troop is a
small tribe t h e patrol (eight
scouts) is a family or gang. Let
boys who naturally herd together
form a patrol.
Scouting is very simple but re
quires: A good sport for scout
master; a room to meet in and
lock up between meeting (open
house is useless) and a loft or
shelves to store equipment.
Kauai ladies visiting Honolulu
should call at the Fleur de Lis
(under Blaisdell Hotel, first door
in Chaplain lane) for hairdressing,
shampooing, manicuring and scalp
excellent violin rendition of "Le
gende" by Mr. Carden, and the
"Song of the Soul" and charming
of Mrs. W. H. Rice,
. - : ..-...
i added greatly to me eve.,...
' the music for which was furnished
by benator Kice. me
bovs clayed unusually
: the young people tripped the light ,
fantastic untit a late hour,
The convention was an entire
success from the business, profes-
sional and social standpoints.
Special Washington correspondence of "CUE
GARDEN 1SLANT). )
Washington, D. C.Jan 2.
Delegate Kalanianaole today in
troduced a billl to establish the
Hawaii National Park to include
lands in the islands of Hawaii and
Maui. The portion of the propos
ed park located in Hawaii aggre
gates 35,865 acres in Kau and Pu
na districts, and includes the vol
cano of Kilaues. The portion of
the park in Maui aggregates 21 ,150
acres in the JMakawao and Hana
districts, and includes the volcano
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