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title: 'The Garden Island. (Lihue, Kauai, H.T.) 1902-current, February 27, 1917, Page 2, Image 2',
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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 917
THE GARDEN ISLAND
Issued Every Tuesday Morning
There is no reason on earth why a fat man should not
look as trim and .ant.' I as a s!c:idcr man. It nil depends
on the clothes he wears. We buiid suits to lit ai.y form
stout or slender- ;.nd imarantec io make you look smart
and well dressed.
Call and Examine Our Suitings
Suits l'!en;.cil, Pressed am!
Repaired n sh"i'1 notice.
Army Uniforms Our Specially
Luther Dermont Timmons
The Cat Emerges
Kvcr Mini anon thecal comes out of t lie bag in regard to tin nutp. -si
t i.ni of having the Tt'i ritory pay for road-building throughout tin in
lands. Witness this choice specimen from the Maui News:
"Hecaue Kauai lias a simple proposition in road crust ruction ami
maintenance, due to the small size of the island ami its toporahy, it is
n ported t lial her delegation ill the coming legislature w ill oppose the
"territorial road" plan advocated ly the last Civic. Convention. This
atiitude is a s Hish one, though in matter of justice, Kauai might he giv
en something of equal value instead of the share of road money which
she would he entitled to under the scheme proposed.
"Kauai has long been rather puffed in the head over her roads or
road, to he more accurate. For aside from the single belt road of some
eighty miles in lei.gth, she has no other thoroughfare of great importance.
Moreover she has been inclined to claim possibly an undue amount of
credit to her "business ellieicney" in road work.
"It is doubtful, if Kauai bad the area of any of the other com, ties,
with widely scattered districts having no common road inteiest, and al!
more or less jealous of money expended in other sections, if her boasted
business system could stand the strain. Even if it could, her pockd
book most certainly could not; because there would ever lie more roads
needed than money in sight to build them. One needs but to consid r
Hawaii or Maui to reali.e the truth of this.
"Maui in particular, affords a striking argument in favor of a ten i
torial road system. This county needs a rood to the top of Haleakala.
and a costly connection through the Keanae-Nahiku section tn make ac
cessible some of the grandest scenery in the world. The promotion com
mittee, which features Maui's attractions as a bait to draw tourists i
the Islands, has long urged Maui to make these wonders available But
Maui does not feel the need of the tourist business sullieiently as yet.
and it will be a long time before she does.
"Of course we sec the utility of the road built some years ago into
Kilauea crater. Thousands of visitors who now see that great work of
nature, would not otherwise 'do so. But that road was built largely by
the territory, and entirely through territorial initiative. Had it been
left for the county of Hawaii to do, it would still be unslarted.
"Few people would today argue that the territory should not have
built that road; but-the reason for more such territorial roads on all of
the islands, save possibly Kauai, is just as strong todaj yes, stronger
toda than it ever was before. If the territory is to roperly care for
the ever swelling tide of tourists who are headed this way, the scenic
points of interest on all the islands must be made accessible; but being
primarily a territorial matter, it should not be left to the counties to at
The Road Matter
At a meeting of the Kauai Chamber of Commerce held in W'aimea
on February 15, ltd 7, it was unanimously resolved to protest against the
enactment into law of the proposition of Mr. L. A. Thurston as ad
vocated at the Civic Convention in HMo and l'.U( to change the present
laws in regard to the expending of county money for road and bridge,
building purposes; and it was further resolved that a copy of this it solu
tion be sent to each one of the senators and representatives of Kauai.
Kauai has been variously and considerably criticized for her i.osi-
tion in this matter of appropriations for roads, but it seems to us that
the question is a perfectly definite and plain one. At the time of the
establishment of county government the duty anil expense ol road up
keep were left to the several counties, respectively, which was entirely
fair and proper, viewed from any standpoint. It has turned out that
Kauai has made reasonable success of her road system, while
Oahu and Hawaii have not; and on account of this failure of Oahu and
Hawaii to "make good" on the obligaiion which every island assumed
at the time county government was established, Mr. I.. A.Thurston
owner of the 1'. C. Advertiser, of Honolulu, insists that Kauai should
enter into a Territorial "pool" for the bidding and upkeep of roads on
all the Islands.
The mileage of roads and property valuations on the different is
lands strike a very fair average. If there is any advantage at all it i:
surely in favor of Oahu ami Hawaii, which have the larger property in
t cr'-sts and preponderance of taxes. The r.oad taxes on either of thesi
islands airregati s more than the road taxes of Kauai ami Maui-com
The road system is a good thing to lit lie where it is. If the other
islands of the group cannot handle it satisfactorily, thev should employ
someone who can. In the meanwhile, it may be stated that Kauai oh
jeets : to paying for the job. We have enough to attend to at home, aiu
are taking care of our own roads in very good shape thank you.
The Hawaiian Board
It is manifestly the duty of every man to do something to make tin
world bettei especially it is the duty of every man who has been favore
. . 1 i .1 , i . , .it.,. i
y j'rovidence to do something to netter the lot ol those less fortunate
In a limited way he can do this personally by ministering to tin
needs of those about him, but only in a limited way; he is too busy wit)
his i affairs; he doesn't know how to help them wisely or ellieiently;
there are harriers of classes, and station, ol language and point of view
which prevent him from rendering any very satisfactory help. Kspecialb
is t!ii- true in these Islands where we have such a pandemonium of lan
g'lages and such a hodgepodge of outlooks. There is little that the oidi
nary business man can do personally for the Chinese, the Japanese, tin
Filipino-, or the Portuguese, which constitute the great mass of our I
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jui ui- Mi-uiiiii ivi.-iiii-.-.-j in. wi win swum oeiiuai inc pj i i a n t h rop u
agenei, s which are equipped io uo me worK which he cannot. Ami s
by proxy he can do his share of the great and imperative work which i
to be done in all our Islands communities.
Such an agency is the Hawaiian Board, the oldest, the best cmiin
ped and the most elhcient on the Islands. This Board stands ivmlv t.
do tin moral and spiritual welfare work for you that you cannot do ,,n
yourself; is doing it in fact, and only asks that you be the Aarons and
Hurs throughout the land to hold up their hands.
Honest Work at Konest Prices
There are two highly tmportcvnt
points for a man to consider before
having his car overhauled.
The first point i3 to assure himself
that the men who are going to worK
on his car are mechanics expert
enough to locate and properly repair
all the parts that need attention.
The second point is to convince
himself that he can trust the shop to
give him an honest accounting of the
amount of worK that was actually
done on the car.
We gladly welcome an investigation
on both of these points. We have
the facilities, the worhmen and the
business methods that will more than
eatisfy all who investigate.
Kauai Garage, Lihue.
Entrust your BAGGAGE ORDER with the
ANDREWS EXPRESS CO.
They are down at all steamers to take care of or
ders that are intrusted in their care,
Prompt & Efficient Service
M. E. GOMES, JR., Mgr., Honolulu
Mail orders kindly .solicited.
Up-to-date L dry, Drayiinr and Boarding Stable and Auto
BETWEEN LIHUE and KEKAHA j
Leaving Lihue every Monday, Wednesday "d Friday,
Leaving Kckaha every Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. J
ARRIVING AT THEIR DESTINATION IN TURKU HOURS
F. WEBER, Manager.
Telephone 43 W Waimea P. O. Eox 71
B Let Us Do All Your
Laundry and Dry Cleaning
Territorial Messenger Service
For Frying' -For Shortening
For Cake Making
BACK 10 STATES
A ui it In r straw showing how the
iliiMtimi wind l-i mowing m the
ritorv is the fact that included
the outgoing carp) of the Oceanic
r Vent ura tonight will be 1 12
Armories For Kauai
III his message to the I.emslat tin
the (loyerilor reeninlncndi (I the fob
lowing appropriations for a rinoric..
on the island of Kauai:
c- of whi-key brought from the
ii.laud sometime ago and stored
b aid at the custom house.
I-'. A. Sclriefer ,V Company, Ltd.,
is ahipping the liquor back to San
Fia nci-ci i, t he company having re
ceu'lv decided to discontinue the
mi: ot intoxicant?, it is consici
not purchased by othi
firms and it is believe
disposed of here bee;
could be obtained for
til., i i o 1 1 i 1 1. o. - . . t i.i. .
d .significant that the liquor was islands. Advertiser.
7, OIK ,
There is no smoke nor odor. Fried foods are free from
the taste of urease. They now. are tasty and crisp,
Thev are made more digestible, for Cliseo is all vege
table, The same Crisxo can be used to fry fish, onions,
doughnuts, etc., merely by straining out the food
particles after each trying.
Criseo gives pastry a new flakiness and digestibility.
Crisco always is of the same freshness and consistency.
It's uniform quality makes for uniform result!.
Criseo gives richness al smaller cost, It brings cake
making back to popularity. Butter bills are reduced and
cakes. stay fresh and moist longer.
WONG HOCK SHEE
Tip Top BIdg - - Lihue
, Wholesale Liquor Dealer
Telephone No. 102.
York Manufacturing Co.
Largest makers of ice making
machinery in the world
Ice Machiner, Refrigerating Plants
, for Hotels and Plantations.
Catton, Neill, & Co., Ltd.
His i nrj
is i nsilt ot
is wrapped to
insure delivery to
you in a sanit
and to retain
Made in the clean
est most sanitary fact
ory in the world.
T A T t? ?A
W ! mm A. toilet
t I 1 -r-J 31
KIDEx I S Z
Tfn" i 1 TflMfc T 'II M I
"HT ' -. I avJ.V mm
p Jr P I soap, made for
For Sale at
is an antiseptic
soap, made for
ITas a most pleasing
effect on delicate skin,
besides making it
healthy and clean.
on in 1 he
THE GARDEN ISLAND'S DAILY WIRELESS
All the bin news of the world every tuorniiiK at only SI. 00 per
month. The Daily is delivered by auto at every town.
Henry Waterhouse Trust Co., Ltd.
buys and sells
REAL, ESTATE and
STOCKS and BONDS
and rents SAEE DEPOSIT BOXES
Fort and Merchant Sts.