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THE GARDEN ISLAND. TOEFDaY SEPT. 23, 1919
THE GARDEN ISLAND
Issued Every Tuesday
KEXXETII C. HOPPER
GOOD WATER FOR
The coninuinicittinn in another
column, on the contamination of
the increasing need tor pur
sanitary water systems for
LETTERS FROM THE PEOPLE
To the Editor of the Garden
Island: 1 see that the Hoard of
f water supply, emphasizes Health in Honolulu is very much
p increasing need fur pure and t'xerciseil over the criminal "care-
, ii'ssiifs ui some lnuiiierent camp
"r'er Ul in t hi Koki-i rciriini wlm
growing rural comniunities. More Rom? awav leaving garbage
and more, with the extension of jiving about and, by means of tin
homeste.iding, and the develop-: sufficient or uusuiiable toilet up-
ineiit of the back country, the ! I"ances. inreatens to contami
water supply sources will be sub
ject to such contamination.
nate tue nine trickle ot a stream
that runs by his camp site; and
that, in turn, may contaminate the
Tin-re is no factor of life more Waimea water-shed, and threaten
absolutely vital than an adequate purity of the whole Waimea
ami relia'ble supply of pure water ;!;',,,,",,'it.v ,watt'r ripply. And
. , ,. hereafter the cannier is not uoinjr
no more serious menace to public 4 , . ,,, , . 1 h,
1 . ;to he allowed to come anywhere
health than a meagre, unsanitary ,,.,,. tilc. watershed with his tin
and impure supply. A single epi-Jeans, ami dead goat, ami impro
demic of contagious disease, con- vised cracker-box toilet,
sequent on bad water, will often . 'ea. verily the Hoard of Health
-i 4, 'is waking up in its old age Hut
cost a community more than the ... , " 1 . "
,,. , why begin so far awav with or
whole expense of installing a safe dinances hud restrictions, and
ami sanitary system. To put iu why single out the inoffensive
such a system is the best possible camper, I'O miles away from any-
monev investment, to say nothing w,"'r(' hM Psage at
, .. , t- ' r i worst, there todav and gone to
venience and satisfaction for do- ... - p
of the saving of life, and the con-; ;V(,rvolR. knows, including pre
mestic and horticultural purposes, sumably the Hoard of Health,
As a rule the plantations, with , that almost every water shed on
wise and humanitarian foresight,!111'' Islim' of Krt il recurrent
have installed such systems. so'T"11' of . 'J1'! drainage
. , . , alioe. seeping or flowing down ui-
that their, people are pretty wellto the .stmm or ditches below,
provided for, but there are. out-; whence the people farther down
side of the plantations, v- good 1 raw their domestic water-supply,
many small comniunities that are I-'arthermore it is a well known
,i i . .i . . ; cardinal principle of Oriental
constantly exposed to the menace 1 ' .. .
' 1 agiiculiure that all human, as
of bad water. jW(.U lls j,,,;,,,.,, excrement shall
We have been conducting a 'be carefully preserved and res
County Koad campaign or years. , tored to the land in the form of
with 'most gratifying results. ; ''i.'1 ff"-' liquid manure. That
w- i . '. 4- . .1 uii ans that it goes into the '-ice
2sow we need to get after the .. .. . , .
" . i fields where the ever-flowing wa-
water supply, ami as fast .;,,. (.urv..s it lmvn to ln
We are now Hawaiian
, representatives for the
Mineral Products Co.
and within two weeks, from now
will be able to make deliveries
from our warehouses
Catton, Neill & Co., Ltd.
Queen ami Alakea Sts.
Up-to-date Livery, Draying and Boarding Stable and Auto
BETWEEN LIHUE and KEKAHA
Leaving Lihue every Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
Leaving Kekaha every Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. J
ARRIVING AT THEIR DESTIXAT'DX IN" THREE HOURS J
ALFRED GOMEZ, Manager.
Telephone 43 W Waimea
P. O. Box 71
possible, provide for the other
rural communities such water
systems as have been put in for
Kapaa, Anahnla. and Kalaheo.
WHAT TO DO A T SAW1L1W1U
: si reams and ditches below. What
is the menace of a lone cracker
hox toilet, far away at Kokee,
.ci.miiared with that!
j Take the village of Nawiliwili
Jfor instance where does its wa
jter supply come from'.' Perhaps
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,,v ....... '. ii. iiiiii iiinir.-ijwi'l-
The increasing steamer-day traf- j'1'' may take a demijohn and go
fic. with the ar.toni'.biL' .'iigestio ' !fi,r 1ka to an iiiicontaininated
... . x. ... ... i source of supply for his drinkinir
consequent thereon at Nawiliwili.' , ,,, .,' 1 . ,
1 I water, lint the rank and file of the
impresses people more and more Xa wiliu ilians get their water,
with the necessity for some ad- for all purposes, from the ditch
equate" provision for the same J which takes its supply from the
and that i-rettv soon. j stream about half a mile above
The temporary wooden bridge ""V tn,nvh and
, 1 , .. .drained all the camps and rice
there is about gone, and something patches and market gardens, and
will have to be done about it very sink holes above. And what is
soon. We beg to m.ike the follow- true of Nawiliwili is true of al
ing suggestion with the hope that ni"st 'very village and hamlet
it mav help toward the solution of slt"at"1 "" :"'-v 'ir r-am
,, . , , , .' Hiere are. to be sure, a good
the two problems involved what IlliUlv ,lllllimiities. tllil) 1)1(.ss.
to do about the bridge ami what to ed with line water systems, rea-
do about more parking space: suitably free from any danger of
Hut in a rock till in place of the eontaminat ion ; but there are
bridge, ami face it up. if need be. s,'.on's of ,,t1"'1, "'"i"'niities
. , ., ., wliose water systems must be fair-
on the mauka side with a mason- v ,.,, wilh (.ontamill;1,i11.
woi-k wan. nus win invert uiemd yon don t have to g(. clear
stream into its old bed. so that it to Kokee to find it.
will flow under the substantial 11 is 'I"'"' right for the Hoard
(M.uvete bridge built for that pur- ,'f "'"ke a fuss about
.the campers at Kokee, and that
I'";''- ,. , piece of dead goat up there, but
men on me hi;ik.ii mih- 01 me now on earth ilid thev ever get bv
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TERRITORIAL MESSEKGtir SERVICE
TAKES ORDERS FOR Al - OF
Dry Cleaning and Laun ry Work
SEND BY PARCEL Po
ll 12 UNION ST. - - . -
Order It By Mail!
Our Mail Oi;ikh Pkpahtmknt is excep
tionally well ixiuipp.nl to handle nil your Drug
and Toilet want. thoroughly and nt once.
We will pay postage on nil orders of 50 and
over, except the following:
Mineral Waters. gBaby Foods, Glassware
and article of unusual weight and small
Non-Mailable: Alcohol, Strychnine,
Rat poisons, Iodine, Ant poison, Mer
cury Antiseptic Tablets, Lysol, Car
bolic Acid, Gasoline, Turpentine, Ben
zine and all other poisonous or in
If your order is very heavy or contains much
liquid, we suggest that you have it sent by
Benson, Smith & Co., Ltd.
"Service Every Second"
The Rexal Store Box 426 Honolulu
"A Suit is no older than it looks"
There is every evidence of HIGJJE1! CLOTHING prices
The very reason why you should not discard a garment un
n'l worn out.
Let us fix it up!
Cleaning MendiDg Pressing and Dyeing by exerts, is
Particular attention to mail orders
! J. A HA PI I-. 1'roj
An elastic and tough floor coating
which dries with a firm hard gloss.
The finished surface can be washed in
numerable times and the paint will
, not crumble or lose its gloss.
Send for card of colors
Lewers & Cooke, Ltd.
Lumber and Building Materials
1C9-177 So. King Street
road run a sea wall along the 1 i in
of the Breakwater road concession,
and fill in the intervening space.
This will give additional parking
space for upwards of a hundred
more automobiles, without en
croaching on the roadway. And
even if the dav comes when the
me sipns ami smells and con
taminations nearer at hand?
While a hue and cry is being
made about the menace at Kokee
let us not forget the infinitely
worse menace all about us here
TIP TOP TAILORS
Makers of Dress Suits and Business Suits,
Summer Suits and Uniforms
Clothes Neath Cleaned and Pressed.
TIP TOP BLDG. LIHUE
Editor Garden Island An article an-'
T)(1ai'insr ill vnnr nnno, nn,;Tnr1 . l
steamer irau.o goes c,se i.e. e, ,m, L;nue.g Uoar 8t.t.m3 to me more ,jk(?
rescued building space will always a black mark on the district of Kawai
be in demand. , na ad more particularly on the
members of the Kuwaihau Improvo-
TIIE SIX DA Y MOVIE
If Manager W. A. Fernandez
Honolulu Music Co. Ltd.
JAMES W. BERGSTROM, Manager
The writer of the article has been
misinformed in this matter. The
writer of the articla will nlense ! in-
keeps the standard of his Sunday : formed thai the citien!) of Kawuihau'
movies up to the first exhibition .are free and loyal Americans. To'
at the Tip Top last Sunday even- P'ove ,hls il is OIlI' necessary to lo .k :
. ... . . ' into tha records of the Hawaiian'
mg he will have our hearty sup-.v. . ' , J l"u"i
. ' 1 ! National Guard at the LilioUalani j
port. 1 he entire program was re . Camp KawaiIoa, Oahu in Nov. nil?.!
freshing clean and wholesome,! That the revolutionary charat tor as 1
and .1 good sized audience enjoy- niemioned in said articlo does not ex !
,., it ;'t In th-i Kawaihnu Imiaovemeut !
C'Iub. Thu Club its ail ovsanUitiou
'founded over two years at;o. and its '
A. RESIDES!' TICKET AO EST principles are for the betterment of
.. . . 'the Kawaihau district, both sociallv ;
With the ever increasing iias-; A A .
" 1 and industrially.
senger Ira flic between Nawiliwili n lh(. correspondent is sore against!
and Honolulu, it would seem as some peonlo of Ka.vaihau or members
though we had about leached that of tlle Kawaihau Improvement Club,
of develoi.ineiit where we ,n-' clu,)' tnrough Its president cordi
sl.ige ot iievelopmeiil where we
would be entitled to the diunitv
of a resident
ally invites said person to appear be
fore its body and present his urievanee.
'Kapaa, Sept. 22. 1&1.
Ampico Reproducing Piancs
her, Haines and Kroeger '
and Columbia Machines ,
Latest Sheet Music and F
Pianos and Player Pianos on
ly payments. Pianos turn1!
and rented by Jack Bcrgstr m, Kauai
Honolulu Music Co. Ltd.
Telephone - - Lihue Hotel.
Theo. H. Davies & Co., Ltd.
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