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THE GARDEN ISLAND. TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1516.
THE GARDEN ISLAND
Issued Every Tuesday Morning
Luther Dermont Timmons
The Coming Election
Villi's sHini'tliing is (lone in the next few dnys to Mock it, Kauai
stamls to have a disorganized and incompetent mob in the next Legisla
ture. We have sounded a warning on this Feore before but no heed has
been given to it.
Neither the Republican nor Democratic parties (if there be a Demo
cratic organization on Kauai) are forward with names of men capable of
assuming the duties of the legislator, with one exception; while several
mentioned as possibilities will, we arc convinced, if elected, do the is
land more harm than good.
Kauai has hail callable men in the legislature in years past. They
have been nu n who understood each other and could work together, and
to this splendid team work was due their success. At the last session
this state of tilings was broken into somewhat and the island narrowly
escaped serious injury. We are now face to face with a greater danger
the prospect of having almost our entire delegation made up of incom
It is right now time to do something. Don't wait until after the
elect ion and then complain that "they" did thus and so. If the thing
goe wrong and you get freak representation in the legislature, it will be
Let us again urge concerted action to the end that responsible, cap
able citizens be persuaded to enter the race for the legislature.
That Wail From Wailuku
The criticism by the Wailuku Times of the Kauai Chamber of Com
merce, given additional publicity in Honolulu, was neither dignified
nor ju.-tiried by the facts. In that criticism Maui's journalistic suckling
gave it as its opinion that the local Chamber of Commerce was not just i
lied in taking up the Brown case at all, and, if so, the committee report
adopted by it bearing upon the case was improper.
We have refrained from saying a great deal about the Brown case
for the reason that far too much personal feeling had been aroused on
Kauai and other islands on account of it, and newspaper comment near
the center of the disturbance could have the effect only of adding oil to
what lias bei n a regretable (ire. We must at this time take issue, how
ever, with the proposal that the Kauai Chamber of Commerce should not
have taken cognizance of the matter. It is its duty, under its constitu
tion, to consider and take such action as may seem proper on any and
all matters alfeeting the well-being of Kauai, and as the Brown case had
become a public question the Chamber quite properly took cognizance
of it .
The Kauai Chamber of Commerce will be three years of age next
week and in that time has grown to lie next to the largest commercial
organization in the Territory. It has handled numerous public ques
tions, not a few being of importance to the entire group, and has done
so with dignity, and creditably. Mistakes have been made, but such
have been far outweighed by the good that has been accomplished.
And it is rather late in the day fur the criticism of shrimps to alter
Sir Roger Casement
Sir Roger Casement, recognized leader of the recent Irish revolt,
who was executed in London last Thursday for foment mg the Dublin
riot, was a man who never occupied a position of particular note and yet
who managed to create unusual smoke wherever placed in the govern
ment service. While a consul in Peru he was almost constantly in the
public eye on account of the conspicuous part he was wont to play in
public matters. In the Congo Free State, however, where he was consul
at Roma, he created an international stir by a report made in 1001 of
conditions as he found them during a tour of the country made the pre
vious year, liy .hnglaml lie seemed to be regarded as a smart man but
eccentric. By Ireland he was regarded as one of her most loval sons.
The world had really known little about him, except as he has appeared
in humble consular capacities, but apparently the most conspicuous ligurt
of storm centers, in various parts of the world.
The execution of Casement was undoubtedlv the result of a grim de
termination, born of the war spirit, to exterminate anything savoring of
rebellion m Ireland, ilail the outbreak occurred m tinieot world peace,
casement might have met a dilterent late. Jt was unfortunate for
him and his cause, however, that the rebellion came at a period when
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r.iigiauo. nan large armies mooinzen ami reany lor quick action. Jle was
bound to lose with arms, and called down upon his head the condemns
tion ot a very large British element which might have sympathized with
his cause at any other time.
Tiik ihka of a dioroina of Waimea Canyon to he exhibited in the
I'an-l'acihc's headquarters at Honolulu and to be used in the Carnival in
February occurs to us as a good one. We understand that Jtliis exhibit
can be gotten up lor about 8500, the I'an-I'aeific 'people to supply tin
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.mum iij u me HiiiK. ii uiai iii.' so, u snouin ne uniieriaKen. aunea
Canymi is one of our leading, scenic attractions, and is a tourist card of
unusual importance. We are to be given a chance to play it, and should
do so. Ibis is something that might well be taken up by the Chamber
of Commerce ami put through.
Tiik i ah An iiu-.xt on the Wahiawa hill, reported elsewhere in this
issue, again suggests the desirability of placing financially irresponsible
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i ii.iiiem.- imui'i uuiiu.. jn mis case me uiiver in tin wrong is, we are
given to understand, unable to indemnify the parties for the loss sus
tained as a result of his carelessness, so they will simply have to whistle
and appear in good humor. The thing is wrong. Drivers of miblicear?
on the mads should be either iinaneiaHy able to take care of anv damages
nicy may linnet on tuners, as a result ot incompetence or carelessness
or they should be required to give bonds against such damages.
1 in: Jvaiskk states that the ilesire fur peace is in every heart, but
add- that it will come through victory of the Teutonic arms. And tin
reason we no noi nave peace is xnai tin: .llies leel the same wny about
it but 'leciare that it must come through the success ot their cause. Jn
other words, all want peace but the other side must back down. That
bring- the war back to substantially the point at which it started.
MCSAToii MiAKKoTii has ut'livei'cil to the President the resignation of
.Judge Stuart, of the First Circuit Court, and we are hopeful that th
.-a me will be accepted mstanter. J his party was a typical carpet-bagger,
as the term is understood m the Mates, and the less experience we havi
with tile species in these Islands the better we will like it.
Wholesale and Retail Groceries
Dry Goods of all Descriptions.
Tiik. m:vs that a polo team has been formed on Kauai and that it
will likely be heard from in the coming inter-island tournament is guud
news. This island had a polo record once and is in position to make a
better showing now. The mounts and men are here. All required is a
JIkxdkxson, bookkeeper for the von Haiuin-Young Company, em
bezzled il, (HX) and is sentenced to a year in Oahu prison. A short time
ago in the same city another bookkeeper embezzled practically twenty
five times as much and got olf with a small fine, Strange world we lira
living in, isn't it '!
Wk auk iiavim; quantities of baseball under the arrangement adopt
ed for this year even if it lacks in quality.
R. D. ISRAEL
Post Office, Kealia
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and toilet wants thoroughly and at once.
We will pay postage on all orders of 50c
and over, except the following: Mineral
Waters, Baby Foods, Glassware and articles
of unusual weight and small value.
Non-Mailable: Alcohol, Poisons and lnftamable articles.
If your order is very heavy or contains much
liquid, we suggest that you have it sent by
Haas' Candy a Specialty. Boxes 35c, 65c, $1., $1.25
Benson, Smith & Co., Ltd.
"Service Every Second"
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Let Us Do All Your
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Office: Hawaiian JIotki.
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month. The Daily is delivered by auto at every town.
It's the uniform unva- tHi
rying heat ofa good oil p
Stove, and the perfect
control, that keeps the is
juices in that pre-
serves the savory
goodness of the meat
and gives that even
brownness all over.
a cleaner, cooler
kitchen, and let
All the convenience of
gas. Cooki everything
any wood or coal range
will cook, but keeps
voar kitchen cool.
The long bin chim
ney, do away with all
amok and smell. In 1,
2, S and 4-burner sizes,
ovens separate. Also
cabinet models with
Fireless Cooking Ov.
ns. Ask your dealer
LIHUE STORE, Local Agents.
SEND YOUR BROKEN LENSES
We Repair Them
WALL a DOUGHERTY
Southwark-Harris Diesel Engines
Marine and Stationary
Let us quote you.
Standard Gas Engines slill at the old
Honolulu Iron Works Co.
Wholesale Liquor Dealer
Telephone No. 102.