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TH E GARDE N
Issued Every Tuesday
W. C. BREWER
KENNETH C. HOPPER
TUESDAY - -
YOl l! CHRISTMAS BUY 1X0
Now that wo are fast approaching the Christ
in .a season it is but fitting to call the
attention of Kauai people to the advisability
of making it just as happy for those nearest
io';k" as we possibly fan. And in this respect
there are many ways of shedding sunshine
ri.;!it around home that a lot of people seem to
be unacquainted with.
Take the matter of the Christmas present
itself. Had you realized that the Christmas
girt bought right here at home brings out more
hiijipiiiess than the one purchased in a distant
city? The gift itself is just as good if pur
Hi: so here, and the one who receives it will be
ji:s'. as well pleased with it. But when it is
bought here at home the clerk who sold it is
made happy, and the merchant in whose store
yoi. purchased it and he is your neighbor
has additional cause for wishing you and your
family a merry Christmas.
From now on until Christmas this paper
will contain announcements of those merchants
who are in position to sell you Christmas
goods that are just as pretty, just as service
able and just as reasonably priced as you can
get elsewhere. If the thing you want is not
in stock they will quickly get it for you. So
why rush to a distant city and buy that which
you can get at home, and hand your money to
someone you will never see again, and from
whom you couldn't get a favor, no matter how
badly you might need it. Think it over then
watch closely the columns of this paper.
Watch them for the ads of your neighbors
your friends and read those ads with profit
. - AX OTHER TURKISH HORROR.
The massacre of 10,000 Armenians by Turk
ish Nationals, after the capture of the city of
Hadjin, adds another horror to the bloody
pages of Turkish history, and another dis
grace to the nations of Europe that have per
mitted that rotting cancer of human depravity
to exist as a nation and perpetrate, as it has,
year after year, crimes so revolting that were
they committed by any other nation than
Tur-key would have years ago subjected that
erring nation to extermination as a common
entny, an outlaw and a murderer.
The blood of Armenia and Syria is upon the
hands of the civilized nations of Europe, not
as active participants in the crimes of Turkey,
but as passive witnesses of the revolting atro
cities they had the power to prevent.
Even our own President Wilson, sitting at
the peace table, insisted upon the preservation
of the Turkish nation, knowing as he must the
criminal character and bloody history of a
race that has polluted every foot of soil over
which it has raised its standards.
Tho time was when Asia Minor was the gar
den of the world. In it was located the "Oar
den of Eden", where Biblical history began.
Thousands of years before Europe, emerged
from the darkness of savagery Asia Minor was
a seat of civilization and culture; its fertile
soil supported a numerous and teeming -population;
its ciiios were the most wealthy and
magnificant -that the world has ever known;
its universities were sought by the students of
many lands; its contributions to art, literature,
and science have enriched the world, and will
be studied, copied and cherished to the end of
All Asia Minor was a fertile field for the
apostles of Christ, and the first Christian
church was founded jn Armenia in A. I). 34,
by, the apostles Thaddeus, Bartholomew and
Judas. Gregory, the patron Saint of Armen
ia, was made Bishop of Armenia in A. D. .102.
The greater portion of Asia Minor was tho
roughly Christianized during the reign of the
Roman onipovoi' Constantino, who, shortly
before his death in .".:17, published edicts for
the pulling down of all pagan temples and abol
The invasion of the Turks put an end to
Christianity in a large section ofAsin Minor,
and ceased to be a recognized religion in any
part of the Turkish empire at the fall of Con
stantinople in 145.'i. Since that time the
Turks have had absolute control over that por
tion of the earth, and millions upon millions
of people have been .massacred for no other
reason than that they were not of the Moslem
faith. Entire races have disappeared and
are forgotten; yet, amid all these bloody per
secutions Arnuiiia has kept the faith, pleading
in the agony of desolation that she might be
spared, but Europe has turned a deaf ear to
her entreaties, and today the last fading rem
nants of a noble race, that has lived within the
shadows of Mount Ararat since the dawn of
history, is being persecuted and murdered by
hands that know not the Christian God.
All over Asia Minor there were once grand
monuments of human genius, erected by ' a
people who had reached a high degree of civ
ilization. There an extensive system of can
als furnished water for irrigation, relief for
the surplus waters in times of inundation and
a most excellent means of transportation at
all times. They forestalled the Suez canal by
more than 2,000 years; but war, pestilence and
the blighting breath of the Turk has changed
Asia Miior from a land of plenty to one of ex
treme poverty and human depravity. Its
cities are in ruins, its Christian churches
destroyed or converted to Mohammedan
mosques; the old Suez canal is filled with sand
and obliterated ; its irrigation system a com
plete ruin, and millions jot acres of a once fert
ile soil reverted to swamp and desert sands.
Culture and the Christian religion have given
way before barbaric cruelty. The Turk has
no claim upon international hospitality and
in the interest of common welfare his national
existance should be ended.
KEEP YOUR PICTURES IN
It prescrvos them for future en
tertainment Complete new assortment from
35c to $10.25.
Special Attention to Orders by
HONOLULU PHOTO SUPPLY CO.
1059 Fort Street -, . Honolulu
Painter and Interior Decorator
Auto Painting and Varnishing
Paint Shop at Grove Farm, Lihue
Near Blacksmith ?liop
I Koloa ,
1 Wholesale and Retail Groceries
Dry Goods of all Descriptions.
T General Plantation
Everything In the
Silver and Gold Line,
Rich Cut Glass and
Merchandise of the
Best Quality Only.
Notable Thanksgiving Outing
The Hui Hele Loa Outing Club car
ried through an ambitions Thanks
giving outing last week such as is
seldom attempted. . Some twenty
five of them, during the afternoon and
evening of Thursday, motored over
to Hanalel, whither Mr. and Mrs.
Lydgate and Mrs. Hogg had preceeded
them with all necessary arrangements.
The Isenberg "Pilikal" house, and
the Fa; e house had been secured and
outfitted for their reception, and were
very live as well as comfortable head
quarters during the three days of
All Aboard for Wainiha
Next mornine they were all on
hand for the hike of the day Wai
niha. The first stage was by auto to
the Power House, in itself a wonder
ful trip, with a big northerly sea roll
ing In great surges that broke on the
reefs or the rock-bound cliffs, with a
rainbow mist of spindrift that floated
slowly inland before the trades.
A Fine Day A Rare Event
Fortunately It was a fine day, as
fine days, go in that region, but for
months there had been continuous
rain, so that the ditch trail was very
slippery and muddy.
At first they tried to pick their way,
and avoid the worst mud holes, but
it soon became evident that they
would never get anywhere following
this plan and wouldn't keep out of
the mud anyway. So then they bold
ly waded in and took whatever came.
Historic Sandalwood Country ...
The flsst stage was a steady climb
of a milo or so to reach the ditch level
through a comparatively oen coun
try oveslooklng the brawling Btream
below. This was through the sandal
wood oymtry of a century ago, and
the leader pointed out a number of
these interesting trees.
On the Crest of the Amphitheater
With frequent stops to gather up
the laggards, and to recover fresh
wind, the crest at length was reached
where the great ditch of clear, cold
mountain water comes bubbling out
of one of the tunnels, making a short
cut through a narrow ridge. At this
point the ditch is about 500 feet above
the bed -of the streem, and at a sud
den turn the magnificent amphithea
tre of the upper valley, sweeping
round into-Uie heart of the mountain,
wonderfully fluted and buttressed and
gemmed with waterfalls, draws away
into the misty recesses of the inter
ior. On to Mauna Hina
A few, who felt that they were not
equal to a longer hike, here retired
with the comforting assurance of the
leader that they had got tho cream of
it anyway. The rest pushed on, ford
ing streams tnd floundering through
mud, with the brawling, roaring river
below them and the precipitous moun
tains above, some of them getting
pretty limp and weary, but sustained
by the assurance that it was only a
little farther on and lunch. They
finally made Mauna Hina and the
ditchman's camp. Here some fifteen
or twenty lined up and devoted them
selves to the little packages of lunch
which each one carried, and which
was so good, and so small!
Meanwhile the leader pointed out
where the old Hawaiian village had
been, and described the ardors and
the dangers of the old time trail.
which crept up the ridge immediately
behind, and finally surmounted the
Pali crest nearly 4000 feet above, and
thence into Waimea.
The Intake and the Heart
of the Mountains
Beyond Mauna Hina a few felt they
Box 342 Honolulu
didn't care to go they would wander
along back leisurely, while the rest
went on. The rest included some ten
or eleven who were ready to go where
anybody could. Throughout this uect-
ion the valley narrows down so that
the opposing walls seem but a stone's
throw apart, and so high that they!
run up into the clouds. Every ravine I
which flutes these walls carries its '
stream, with many a roaring water
fall all of the clearest, coldest water.
No bare rock is visible everythine is I
veiled in the richest tropical vendure. I
A comparatively short stretch of easy
trail led to the Intake, where not
more than a fifth of the rushing river
is diverted through guarding gates
into the ditch.
They Find Awa Has a "Kick" To It.
Near the intake the leader pointed
a luxuriant mass at awa, the old Ha-
waaiian intoxicant, before the art of
okole-hao was known. On the insist
ent request of the whole party, a sec
tion of the root was pulled up and a
bite given to each one. Even in
small quantities awa has a peculiar
narcotic, numbing effect on the tongue
and throat, and some even began to
get wabbly on their best.
Facing the lower valley from the
intake there were magnificent cloud
effects in the Pali-eleele amphitheater,
where the clouds formed In an in
stant out of the vacant air, and then
as quickly faded away.
Afternoon Tea de luxe
In groups, as the 'different hikers
came struggling back to the power
house, wet and weary, Mr. Menefog
lio haled them up onto his hospitable
veranda, and treated them to after
noon tea and cookies, all of which
went to the right spot, and elicited
the most grateful appreciation. And
finally, as a climax to his hospitality,
he took the last car load back to
W. M. MULLIN
Acetylene and LIHUE HOTEL
Electric Welding Kauai
BANKING HOURS :
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AFTER AUGUST 16th
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SOLE AGENTS FOR
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