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THE GARDEN ISLAND. TUESDAY. MAY 18, 1920
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
Are You Going to Build?
KEEP YOUR PICTURES IN
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everything in the
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during 2o years on the islands,
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If your eyes troubles you
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For appointments, write
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Storage, Market3 and Refrigerating
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From the missionary Herald of 1837
we extract tho following account of
the difficulties and problems of teach
er income, and provision for the same.
It indicates that our modern problems
in this direction are not by any means
new or peculiar.
One of the missionaries, on one of
the outer Islands, Is endeavoring to
establish a local school that shall
meet the needs of the community. He
"I proposed first the question wheth
er or not they wanted, a teacher
Fifteen or Sixteen of the principal
men said "Yes, we do."
The next question was "Who will
take care of him and his family;
feed them and furnish them with what
they need in the way of clothlns and
bedding, tapas, etc." Others came for
ward and volunteered to be respon
sible for these things.
Then "Where Is his house?" A
tolerably decent and comfortable na
tive grass house was found for him.
The next question was "who will
pay his poll tax and that, of his wife,
in all $1.60; for in those old, non-pro
gressive day3, the women were taxed
tire same as tho men. Then they came
to a stand-still. No one had any
money, and yet all must procure
the money to pay these taxes, be the
trouble ever so great. A full month
is often spent by the head of the
family gathering up the two or three
dollars necessary for his annual tax.
So I proposed to those present the
question, "who will give one, goat
each as a means of raising the tax
money ?"Three men offered each one
goat for this purpose.
The next question was, "who will
furnish the means to buy a change of
cotton clothing for the Sabbath, etc?
All were at a stand-still again. But
after a little explanation, and contri
vance for them on my part, ono offer
ed a hen, another a turkey, another a
sheet of tapa worth 12c, another a
goat, etc, until enough was assured to
buy 20 or 25 yards of cotton.
Thus the district school was pro-
vided for and the teacher assumed
his duties with the confident assar
ance that the whole community was
vitally interested in his work and felt
responsible for it.
How meagre tho income of the dis
trict school teacher was in those old
days, may be gathered from the re
port of the U. S. Exploring Expedition
party who visited Kauai in 1840.
Speaking of the Hanalei schools, they
spy "the teachers are relieved from
all government taxes except tho poll
tax, and receive whatever the church
congregation contribute at the month
ly (mahina hou) collections. Mr.
Alexander estimates this amount at
about $40 for the last seven months.
This sum divided among eight teach
ers does not give a dollar a month
The register of the schools of Kau
ai at this time, 1840 may be of in
terest as showing how the school
system has grown since ho3e old
Sch. Tchs. Scho. Rdrs. Writers
Waloli (Hanalei) 14 18 467 200 53
39 44 1476 739 200
J 8 LAX D TRAVEL 7 J YEARS.
The exigencies of Inter-Island
travel in the early days is indi
cated by wreck of the schoon
er Paalua off Hanalei, April IS).
1SI3. She was about 7 miles off
shore, was struck by a squall
shipped, a heavy sea, capsized and
She had five white passengers1
including a woman and two ehil-j
dren all of whom with the captain,,
Bernard, were drowned.
The Ilawaiians succeeded in
swimming ashore. ,
Inter-Island travel was more or
less unsafe in those days, as well
First whalers came to tho Islands
First sugar and coffee cultivated 1825
First successful plantation sugar 1835
First sugar exported 1837
First silk exported 1840
First coffee exported 1845
First beef exported 1849
Rice culture begun about 1835
Wheat raised 1845
Whale oil transhipped first 1861
First flour xported 1855
First Inter-Island steamer 1853
first Honey Bees 1857
Steam connection with San Francisco
Steam connection with Australia 1870
First telegram Maul 1877
First Railway Maul 1879
The Drink That Does It
The miraculous escape of Vis
count French, Lord Lieutenant of
Ireland whom the Sein Feinersy
after fortifying their courage at a
public house fired upon along a
Dublin street, reminds one of the
Irish priest who ended his ser
mon against liquor with the fol
'Tis the drink that makes you
neglect your farms. 'Tis the drink
that makes you beat your wives.
Tis the drink that makes you
shoot your land lords. 'This the
drink that makes you miss 'em.
FOR SALE Excelsior Motor-cycle,
first class condition. Complete with
side-car and extra seat. Reasonable
price. Louis Ferrelra, Lihue, P. O.
FOR SALE Latest model Ford tour
ing car with all improvements; set
of dishes, and other 'household ef
fects. E. A. Lane, Kilauea, Tel. 193.
AEROPLANE PICTURES FOR 8ALE
Interesting pictures of the visiting
flying machines are for sale by J.
Senda, Tip Top Building, Lihue. Set
of fifteen pictures for $1.75 Advt.
WANTED T buy several second
nana pool tables. Notify Garden
Island of price desired, condition
Upright piano. Inquire P. W. Alston,
Box 356, Lihue.
At Lihue ParK, Sunday, a purse con
taining a sum of money. Owner can
have same by calling at this office
and paying all expenses.
DELCO-LIGIIT can be found in some of the most out of the way
places in the world where it creates cheer and comfort .
Any isolated home, store factory, church or club can enjoy city
comforts and convenience by the used o'
The complete Electric Light and Power Pin nt
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Waimea, Kauai, T. H.
FOR SALE Chevrolet runabout In Al
condition. Cheap for cash. Mrs.
A. R. Glalsyer, Phono 305L.
A cum of money. Owner can have same
by proving ownership and paying ex
penses. Enquire of J. F. McKechnie,
Lihue Plantation Warehouse.
Black leather note book, last Tuesday
afternoon, between Lihue Bank and
Nawiliwlli. Name H. A. Truslow
stamped outside. Reward if return
ed to this office.
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1 out advertising, therefore we
solicit the patronage of our readers
for those who by their advertising
help to main this paper peeAle,
Maybe you are going to make
some alterations in- your home.
If so, we will be very glad to
quote you on any building
materials which you may require.
Save Your Clothing
ECONOMY demands that the expensive shirt, the fine gown
or the suit be laundered, cleaned or dyed only by
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or under it either!
And the rim is wide enough for a comfortable set !
The edge is nearer the floor so the kiddies can climb in and
out of it easily without danger of falling.
It's built into the floor and walls. No dirt or moisture can
get behind or underneath it.
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