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THE GARDEN ISLAND, .TUESDAY. JUNE 1, 1920
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nntriT Tftnnil TP KMDT ATTCitJ T
Col. Spalding Recalls
the Civil War
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The Colonel Declines to Make Speech
There was a very (delightful and en
tertaining discursive quality about
Col. Spalding's reminiscences of the
Civil war which commended them
very much to the favor of the nud
lence of the Amei ican Legion meet
ing Sunday afternoon. With mani
fold apologies for the speech which he
had prepared, and knew better than
to give, as It would not be appropriate
for the occasion, he dropped into per
sonal reminiscences, which were as
fresh and vivid as though they had
happened yesterday instead of 60
The Famous 7th Regiment
The Colonel was in command of the
famous Seventh New York Regiment,
which was the second to reach Wash
ington. even before the regular
mobilization of the union troops.
Slow Getting There
This .was a splendid regiment, un
der uncommonly Hue discipline, and
not without some military experience
in skirmishes etc. The Colonel related
at some length the various drawbacks
and diflicultics they had to overcome
in reaching Washington owing to the
wreck of the railways and the rolling
stock nlong the line. Finally, 'hey fell
in with general Butler, who had some
good mechanics in his company and
they were able to repair the locomo
tives and ears. They were then able
to gather up rolling stock enough to
transport their artillery and heavy
impedimtnta. while the men went
afoot, repairing the road wherever it
needed it, along the way. They thus
made the most difficult section of 20
miles at the rate of a mile an hour.
In the Senate
Finally when they reached Wash
ington they were quartered, one sec-
Icott Was Useless
Scott was commander in chief ill
.he early stages of the war, a position
or which he was utterly unfit. He
vas an old. old man with one foot in
he grave, 75 years of age, and older
till in infirmities. Everything went
vrong in the early stages of the war,
The wrong men were in everywhere
; .nd Scott was one of them.
irorget the Horrors of War
"Wo can have no conception of the
horrors of war, they are simply in
describable? I have forgotten much of
:t. and I mn glad of it! Might makes
: Ight in wr. There is no place for
. jntiment of leniency, or considera
1 ion. or the golden rule, as between
(he oposing forces.
Jo Room for Sentiment
It is a case of beating Jhe other
fellow to it; hitting as hard as you
. an, and putting him out of commis
sion as soon as you can. And any
sentiment or consideration is an un
wise weakness, for which you generally
have to pay. so that you're sorry that
you did it!
An Interesting Experiment
Xeverthless we did make conces
sions to sentiment. I remember once in
making my rounds at night I ran
across one of the picket guards sound
asleep. The regular army discipline
called for immediate arrest, court
martial and death. And my. first im
pulse was to report him, but I thought
1 would give him a chance. I picked
up his gun. lying hy his side, carried
it a few feet away, and left it there.
If he waked up, realized his dangerr,
and recovered his gun before the
guard came along. I would say nothing
M'out it. Next morning I hunted him
up and said to him "So you didn't get
arrested last night!" He turned pale
trembled and a cold sweat came out
on him. Then I read him a good stiff
lecture and told him that I would keep
my eye on him, and. that it would all
depend on him as to whether anything
more came of that night lapse of his
duty. He redeemed himself, and from
that time on ho was a most exemplary
PLANTATION COMMUNITY HOUSE TO BE
tion of them in the Senate chamber,
and the other in the House, going out j soldier."
to hotels and restaurants for their War Is Hell Nothing Less!
meals. The speaker was most emphatic in
Taught Them Manners his conviction. the conviction of per-
, , sonal experience, that Sherman's
They found that Washington was; ' .
' i verdict, "War is Hell" is the nearest
practically a Southern city in senti-;(hing tQ an a(lequate characterization
ment and population, there were ! f k that can be given. "In all rever-
more Southerners than Union men ence, War is hell nothing else, and
the, ami feelinsr ran nrettv hich 1 " effort to prevent war can be too
when Yankee troops appeared on the
streets. Those were the days when
tobacco juice and expert spitters were
much in evidence and a good many of
these high spirited Southern gentle
man acted on the theory that union j
School League to Have
Athletic Meet June 19
The Kauai Public School Athletic
League will have a big athletic meet
at Koloa on Saturday, June 19th. It
is to be an all-day affair, with the
track and field events tor the boys and
girls in the forenoon, and the after
noon will be devoted to playing off of
the volley ball championship, mass
games andother features.
Following isthe program of events:
Events for Girls
40 Yard dash unlimited.
Basket ball goal unlimited.
Shuttle Relay Race four girls; each
running 40 yards. unlimited.
Basket ball Throw unlimited.
Events for Boys:
50 Yard dash:
Unlimited and under 4 ft 6 in.
Standing Broad Junrup:
Unlimited and under 4 ft. 6 in.
Unlimited and under 4 ft. 6 in.
Baseball throw unlimited.
220 yards Dash unlimited.
Pull Ups (Chinning) unlimited.
Relay RaceT unlimited; 4 boys
each running 50 yards.
Unlimited class; any boy attending
school. 4 feet 6 inches class; any
boy that eight or under. Two entrees
are allowd from every school in each
event. Example; in the 50 yard, dash
two boys are allowed in the unlimited
class and two in the other as this is
two separate events.
Entrees are allowed to compete in
only three events.
Volley Ball Championships.
NEW PLEDGE TO FLAG
PROPOSED BY MISS TAYLOR
assiduous or too costly.
; Keep Out of It
! The supreme effort of every people
i should be not to get out of war, but
j to keep out; not to win a war, but
; to prevent it."
"The greatest victory we have had
Holding that the present pledge is
not sufficiently definite. Miss Bertha
Ben Taylor, supervising principal of
Hawaii, has proposed a new pledge to
the flag of America, for use in the
public schools says the Maui News.
The pledge is as follows:
"Flag of our great republic inBpirer
in battle, guardian of our homes,
whose stars and stripes stand for
bravery, purity, truth and union, we
salute thee. We, the children of
many lands, who find rest under thy
folds, do pledge our lives, our hearts
and sacred honor to protect thee, our
country and the liberties of the Amer
ican people for ever."
The Canadian Government has
placed 110,000 returned soldiers in
Territorial Summer School
Honolulu: JULY 7 AUGUST 18
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soldiers were only fit to spit on.
few lively scraps, and a few personal
chastisements, taught them better
manners so that finally some of them
fairly forgot how to spit at all.
In With the Rest of the Rebs
On one occasion he was detailed to
convey 5000 rebel prisiners to the
North to be imprisoned there. It was
j since the close of the war is the ad
vent of prohibition bo that we don't
have as much liquor around as we
used to have.
I know that a good many people
laid a big stock against the dry days
that were coming, and they have more
or less of it left yet, and that it is
still far too much in evidence they
are welcome to it.
I didn't lay in any stock, I had no
use for the stuff long before the ad
vent of prohibition.
ALL-AROUND ATHLETES SEND
LINEUP ALL-JAP LINEUP
partly by boat and partly by rail,
quite a responsible job, with many
delays, and a good many drawbacks.
At one of the stations where the pris
oners were being transferred, a green
Irishman, with less wit and sense i
than most Irishmen, staidiii near as 1 , .... , .. . ...
! The All-Around-Athletics, who will
an outlooker, eiied out 'Hurrah for y a series of games with Kauai
Jeff Davies!" The Colonel put a hand learns in July, will be composed of the
on his shoulder and said, "See here, following: Pitchers, Y. Chung, C.
my man, you're going to get into vhan- E- Low- N'- Kau' B- Chung: In'
, , . ,., ., . fielders Y. Yuen, Lee Lai, F. Tyau, A.
trouble if you talk like that The ... ., , ,,.
, , , C. Yee; OutUelders Chun Chew, S.
man edi,ed away a little and turning , . ... , , , , ir .
, , , Low, Lee Kai, and catchers W. H. and
round repeated the act, with a delimit . . , ,, . . . ...
. Leong. Bun Hee, captain of the
emphas.j. Hurrah, Hurrah for Jeff , ,,.- ... n , i
, , Makees. will also be in the Honolulu
Davis! The Colonel turned to his ,, . . ,, T ,
lineup against the All-Japanese and
sergeant, "Take that man in hand, , ,. r, , 4 . . ...
Makaweli-Mcllryde teams, but will op
ar.d put him in with the rest of the . , j
1 pose them when the All-kauals and
Rebs; mats where he belongs!" , ... ....
" Makees meet the Chinese.
And it was promptly done. .. , .. ... , ,. . .
1 Only the All-Japanese lineup against
Lee, Unparalleled Military Genius : I he Chinese has been announced so far,
The speaker paid a very sincere , the other teams preferring to wait un-
and lofty tribute to the character and til the Kauai baseball season gets
memory of Lee. whom he regarded not under way, when those in charge
only as by all odds the greatest gen- would be in a better position to judge
eral of the war, but as one of the the !'la iti ability of the various play-
greatest generals of all history, rank- t'ls
in as third among the greatest mili- All-Japanese lineup will be as
tary genuises which the world has ' follows: Nobuichl Ohama, catcher;
produced, excelled only by Napolean ' N'nhv.ti Ohama. pitcher; Okuda, first;
and Fuch. The speaker said that he
made it a point to seek out and
appreciate the good in his enemies.
though as a rule they didn't have any.
Hut in spite of the fact that Lee was
ranged up on the wron;: side in the
civil war. he was a general of the
very highest caliber, and one of whom
the whole American people ought to
be very proud.
.Mitsu, second, Tsunehiro, short; Akita
third; K. Watase, center; Hoi, left;
King, right; Morita, Shizu, Tai, Sada
; and Ceo. Watase, subs,
i : :
About 4o,0u inventions are patented
in the I nited states every year.
Kngland made forty different types
of airplane engines during the war.
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