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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 1917
Some School Matters in Waimea
Judge C. B. HofgaarJ, IVaimea, Kauai.
(Continued from last week,)
A teacher stand before tin class
all forenoon nnd pretends to know
everything correctly, to net correct
ly and is trying to make tlie chil
dren believe that they think she is
trying to make the children believe
that they think correctly, anil this
is proper. Now, after having done
. this for n number of years they be
gin to think that they actually do
know everything, while as a matter
of fact, they are getting more ami
more unpractical and queer, as a
rule, the longer they stay in the
profession. There is no class of
people more cock-sure about the
correctness of their ideas, than a
teacher, because they must appear
ho lefore the childen. Let me
give you a few examples. A new
sehoolhouse was built in this dis
trict. It was all right for six or
Hcven years, till we got a new teach
er, who found there was not enough
light in the rooms, as all the win
dows were on one side, so he insist
ed on getting some windows on the
other side. H was done. He stay
ed only a couple of years and then
we got another, who found the
bright light in the rooms injurious
to the eyes of tlie teachers and tlie
pupils and had the windows painted
with green paint. The next princi
pal found the rooms were, stuffy, al
though windows wen; open on two
sides in each room, and he there
fore had a lot of air-holes cut in the
walls. The next found the rooms
too gloomy and dark anil had tlie
green paint rubbed off the windows.
The next one advanced the idea of
making ventilation openings near
the floor; this caused a frightful
draft and one of the teachers near!
died and several of the pupils got
sick. I could not convince onyoiu
of these wiseacres of his or her
mental deficiency; they were all
good teachers, but according to me
very poor architects and lacking
somewhere like the most of us
When I was School Agent I had to
grin and bear it and humor them
as far as 1 could ; still at time it
was puzzling to know when to al
low them materials and mechanics
to make the ''Improvements," with
It was not only with the teachers
I had puzzling problems; the De
partment also gave me a few. The
different Superintendents of Public
Instruction have, according to me,
lacked common everyday common
(Special correspondence to Tun (iAIiiikn
Washington, 1). C. Feb. 22. The
naval appropriation lull which has
passed the House was reported to
the Senate today by the Senate
naval affairs committee which add
ed 81G7,2(K),Oo!).01 to the bill as it
passed the House, thus making the
aggregate $o3', 7 ")U,4 47 .OS .
Hawaiian items in the bill are:
Dry Dock Pearl Harbor, SiKW. "))
Storehouse Pearl Harbor, 81(MX),(K)()
One Coast Guard Cutter at Honolulu
to replace the Thetis S 4")(),0X).
Washington, D. C, Feb. 20 The
Sundry Civil Appropriation bill car
rying appropriations of 8l;5S,!50(J,
77, which was reported to the House
today contains the following Ha
For the completion of construc
tion of buildings at Scholield Par
racks for two regiments of Infantry,
one regiment of Cavalry, and one
reg i m e n t of Field Artillery,
For continuing construction of
accomodations for the Scacoast Ar
tillery in the Hawaiian Islands,
For establishing aids to naviga
tion in Pari Harbor, 80,000.
For continuing improvements of
Kuhului Harbor, S100.000.
Tax Assessor J . K. Farley was a
passenger m the steamer Saturday
night for Honolulu. He will re
use, probably because they were
old teachers. Many years ago we
had one Superintendent who had a
mania for Manual Training. The
schools were supplied with a lot of
good tools, which, for want of use
and from lack of care, rusted away
or got lost in the different schools.
I remember particularly a lot of
line carpenter tools were sent to
Kekaha school, and there was not a
teacher in that school who had any
thing but the theoretical knowledge
that a nail should be hit on the
head in order to drive it into wood,
but not one of them could drive a
nail so it would hold anything to
gether. Money was spent in such
foolish ways, and at the same time
buildings and fences went to ruin
for want of timely repairs, houses
and fences looked shabby for the
want of a little paint and white
wash. We wanted a larger appro
priation for repairs, but money was
fooled away on the novel fad of
manual training outfits, that no
teacher knew how to use.
We are, however, improving. We
have a very able Superintendent of
Public Instruct ion (he is not an
old teacher). I think tlie system
of supervising principals a good one;
we have a good teaching force get
ting more and more able to wrestle
with the problem of imparting
knowledge to our polyglot popula
tion. We should all be very Care
ful in criticizing the Department
and the Superintendent of Public
Instruction, as he has to deal with
a lot of queer people. 1 speak from
an experience ol twenty years or
more of actual service in the De
partment in some capacity or other.
There used to be a great deal of
criticism of the Department before
1!M)), until which time all the Com
missioners we're Honolulu people
We accused them of taking all the
best in the land for Honolulu and
sending the balance out to the out
lying Island, but now tlie Commis
sioners come from the different Is
lands an. I since the care of the
school property is in the hands of
the Board of Supervisors of the
counties we now have better teach
ers, better school buildings and bet
ter equipment . Hawaii lias heen
enjoying a great deal of prosperity
an el theiountv of Kauai has al
ways had a line county administra
tion, so we ought to be better off".
and, as far as I know, we are better
off than any other part of the Terri
tory of Hawaii. I thank vou.
To The Public: I beg to an
nouiiee that J will be a candidate
to succeed myself as county super
visor from the Koloa district, and
invite the support of voters at the
primary election to be held April 7,
W. 1). McP.iivoi:,
Homestead, February 20, 1917.
To The Public: beg to an
nounce that I will be a candidati
to succeed myself as county super
visor from the Waimea district
and invite the support of voters at
the primary election to be held
April 7, next.
Waimea, February, 10, 11)17.
To The Voters of Kawaihau Dis
diet: I rc-pee fully announce my
sen as aeantiuiale ior supervisor on
the liepuhlican ticket at the coming
election. I request all Voters of
Kawaihau district to give me their
support ami if favond with tin
nomination and election I promis
my best rllorts ill the interest of elli
cient and satisfactory county gov
Thanking al) voters in advanw
for their support, 1 am,
Fi:i:i M k.i
) Kealia, ri bi nary 2i. (tf )
Notice to candidates for nomina
tion to County Offices within the
County of Kauai.
Notice is hereby given that where
as it is required by law that candi"
dates for nomination to County
Offices shall deposit their nomina
tion papers with the county clerk
not less than twenty (20) days prior
to the Primary Flection which is
to be held in and for the county of
iauai,on Saturelny, April 7th. ,11)17,
It is therefore necessary that such
nomination papers for nominations
to county offices within the County
of Kauai, be filed with the under-
igncd at his office not later than
12 o'clock at noon on Saturday,
March 17th., 1!)17.
Should any candidate desire that
lis name be printed on the ballot
in the Hawaiian as well as in the
English language he must make a
special written request therefor at
the time of filing his nomination
Each nomination paper must be
igned by not less than fifteen (.!")
of the qualified eleetorsof the Coun
ty of Kauai for which the election
s to be held, and, or, of the District
in which the nominee seeks for his
nomination at the said Primary
Election, and it must also be aeconi"
panied by a deposit of ten dollars
(10) for nomination fees.
Nomination fees must be paid in
ash or bv Post Office Money Order
payable to the county clerk of the
county of Kauai.
Lihue, Feb. 27, 11)17.
J. Maiiiai Kankakva,
County Clerk, County of Kauai.
MA KB KAUOHO
Ke lioolahaia aku nei ma keia
mamuli o ke kauoha a ke kanawai
wailio mai na moho holo balota
no na oihana Kalana i ko lakou man
palapaa holo moho balota i ke Ka
kauolelo o ke Kalana aole e end iho
malalo o na la he iwakalua (20)
niannia mai o ke Koho Halota Wae
Moho a o ia nianawa koho balota
hoi no ke Kalana o Kauai nei c
nialaniaia ana ma ka Poiymo Apori-
la 7, 11)17, nolaila he nica pono loa
e waihoia mai ki-ia man palapala
holo moho balota no na oihana Ka
lana o Kauai nei i ka men nona ka
inoa malalo iho nei ma kona Keena
Oihana niainua mai o ka bora 12 o
ke awakea o ka Poaono Maraki 17,
Ina makeiiiake kekahi moho e pai
pu ia kono inoa Hawaii pcla no hoi
kona inoa ma ka olelo haole mahiia
o ka bolota e iui niaopopo mai oia
pcla ma ka palapala ma ka nianawa
o kona waiho ana mai i kono pala
pala holo moho.
E kakauinoa ka palapala holo
moho balota e ka poe knpononiaoli
i ke koho balota aole nae e cmi iho
ka nui malalo o ka uini-kuiiiamalini;
(1") o ke Kalana o Kauai nei kahi
koho balota ia ai, a i oleia o ka
apaua iho paha kahi a ka moho e
i in i ana no kona waeia ae ma ke
Kau Koho Halota Wae Moho i haiia
nialuna, a e waiho pu mai no hoi
me ia palapala holo moho i na dala
he unii (810.00) he uku no ia pala
Ma ke dala kuike e ukuia mai ai
keia man dala a i ole ma ke Kikoi
Dala Haleleta paha no ka ukui
nae o ia man dala i ke Kakauolelo
o ke Kalana o Kauai nei.
Lihue, Feb. 27, 11)17.
J. Maiiiai Kankakiw
Kakauolelo, Kalana o Kauai
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