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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, JAN 11, 1921
On Monday the domestic science
claaa cooked and served lta first lunch
Thla also marks the opening of our
new kitchen and dining room. The
meal was .served In regular manner
as In the home. It is the object ot the
teacher to instruct the children in
proper serving and eating of Ameri
can food in American style, and to
teach them table manners. The lunch
esare ten tents, and tor that price is
served a light meal that is altogether
satisfying. ; - '
The High School has had another
instructor added to the faculty. Mr.
Tollinger, who has been obtained to
teach music, arrived last monday. He
has already organized a large singing
class In the high school and another
In the grades, besides Instructing the
assembly every day in Inglng. The
classes are being taught the funda
mentals of music at present, and soon
will be doing quartet, quintet and all
the other 'tet work. It is the aim ot
Mr. Tollinger and the pupils to make
our school renowned for its singing.
We have the talent and the instruct
r. i Now just watch us!
Oar enrollment continues to -grow.
We now have 108, an Increase of six
since the Christmas recess.
Last Tueslay the visiting bey scouts
came to -our school and - gave their
Interesting and .Instructive ' demon
strations In acoutcraf t. Ezra Crane
gave a talk on his experiences abroad,
which was very enthusiasticly applaud
ed. He and his fellows did much to
rouse the scout spirit in our boys.
Llhue Grammar School.
Miss M. L. Gillespie of Los Angeles,
California, who arrived recently, Is
teaching one of the first grade rooms.
We now have twenty-four teachers"
and seven hundred thirty-six pupils.
The Eagle Scouts with Ezra Crane
gave a very interesting exhibition at
our school on Tuesday afternoon.
. They were welcomed by the boy
scouts ot Llhue School and a large
crowd of boys and girls who eagerly
watched them do their "stunts"
and greeted each performance with
Tip Top Theatre
We were glad to see these soouts
from Honolulu, and it shows what
fine clean folia wj shoaling makes et
Mr. Simpioa, our principal, shook
bands with the scouts and compli
mented them on their work. Then
we all joined in repeating the "Scout
Oath" with them.
The carpentry boys have been re
setting and propping up some of the
beautiful young cedar trees that blew
The Bills for the new shop are laid
and the building will go on as rapidly
as the weather permits.
The shop boys have put up a sign
poBt in the triangle where the roads
cross at the corner ot Lihue gram
mar school lot.
Miss Jacobs and Miss Green visited
the Volcano during Christmas vacat
ion. While they report it a grand
sight, they were disappointed at hav
ing to leave on the night the Volcano
k ' " '
Mrs. James Clapper, Miss Reba
Sands and Miss Nancy Kinney will
teach in Waimea School in the places
ot Mrs. P. A. Kelsev, Mrs. Nora Chang
and Mrs. G. S. Sessions.
Mrs Wright, Misses Charman, Mukai
and Ako spent the holidays in Hono
lulu. Miss Fryer visited the .Volcano.
Mr. Ferriera is preparing the gar
den for the garden contest this spring.
A new fence is to be built soon to
keep the stock off the garden." One
whole planting has already been eaten.
A setback like that again might mater
ially affect our place in the contest.
Basket ball practice is held daily.
Thse trying out for the team are:
Moku, Hironoga, Iwao, Kenwo, Yosh
ito, Hlhume, Chestnut and Tanga
wawa. ' , 1
Miss Hundley has visited the school
twice since Christmas.
The shop is doing building for out
siders, along with its regular duties
tor the school and cottagas.
'We had our Improvement League
meeting on Friday. We talked about
school affairs at this meeting. .We de
cided to continue the rule of a Literary
Program every first Friday in the
month to Improve the oral English of
Our school yard has been thoroughly
cleaned by the county. We have five
Weekly The Famous Paramount Feature T .
Why Change Your Wife"
and Two Reels of Good Comedy
Special Box of Films"
and Two Reels of Comedy
Good Weekly A Splendid Fox Feature
Weekly A Qoldwyu Feature
and William Duncan Serial
Weekly A Metro Winner
"Nothing But Truth"
and Two Heels of Comedy.
districts In eur school. Each luna of
a district has to make the pupils ef
that district clean the yard. We havs
flower beds In some ot our districts.
Our Lihue district has a large flower
We have our new basket ball and
are practicing tor our games. The
captain of the girls' team is Mabel I.
Sumlmoto and the captain of the boys'
team is Henry H. Wada.
Miss Blssinger and Miss Guyer
came to eur village on Friday night
and formed a club for the older girls
and mothers. It was a very success
ful evening. The club is now the Ka
lalea Club of Anahola and will meet
twice a month on the first and third
We go to school every morning be
fore half past seven and read in our
library. We read the daily papers
from Honolulu, the Garden Island and
THE PINION from McKinley High
School. We are making a scrap book
of good articles and pictures from the
Honolulu Star-Bulletin and the Adver
tiser. Mabel I. Sumlmoto o tthe 6th
grade is the Librarian.
Grade Five School Reporter.
SCHOOL BOY3 PUTTING UP
SIGN POSTS OVER ISLAND
Some time ago this paper called
attention to the sign-post at the Llhue
Koloa crossroads, stating that County
Engineer Middleton had erected same.
This was an error. The sign post
was erected by the boys of Llhue
Graded School under the direction of
Mr. Werner, the Instructor In shop
work, and both Mr. Werner and the
boys deserve a lot of credit for its
The boys of Waimea School, under
the direction of Mr. Ferreira have also
erected sign-posts at the trail to the
Russian Fort, one to Kokee Camps
and Puu-ka-pele, and have others under
way. Mr. Prlgge and his hoys at
Kapaa are erecting signs at the roads
to Wailua Falls and at Walnlha Valley
and Mr. Lovell is going to get his boys
to work at the Koloa Spouting Horn
road and will also replace the present
sign at the road to Huleia with a bet
The boys of Eleele School under Mr.
Yamamoto are now painting the signs
for the trails .to Hanapepe Falls and
McBryde Plantation. So you see we
shall soon have this little old Island
so well posted that even the Ford
driver who loads up with okoiehau
will know his way home.
Mr. Werner ot the Lihue Graded
School Is doing excellent work with
his boys In carpenter work and they
have just completed the foundations
of what will be the best building for
its purpose of any on the Isjands.
When this building Is completed It
will be equipped with machinery
from the Trade Schol in Honolulu
which is also to fte installed by the
It is planned to have this school
servo the entire Island and save con
siderable money to the county by the
construction of such furniture as can
be used in the schools, as for example,
teachers' desks, school desk for tha
smaller schools, school library cases,
type-writer desks, garden rakes, lad
ders and food cabinets. In addition,
the boys will get a thorough training
in carpentry, mechanical drawing,
and simple concrete work. The stu
dents will undertake any job of any
size that is of public use free of
charge except for materials and all
work will be guaranteed. In concrete
work the boys will undertake to con
struct flower pots and garden furni
ture such as concrete seats, sun dials,
bird baths, monuments, small bridges,
culverts, gate-ways, fence posts and
concrete vases, and will charge for the
cost of material only. A certain
amount of furniture orders will be
taken, providing that it will no inter
fere with the regular sequence of in
struction. FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT
WA3 BUSY DURING 1920
. That the year 1920 has been a busy
one in the local Circuit Court Is
shown by the following summary of
cases heard and disposed of during
the years 1918 to 1920 inclusive:
1918 1919 1920
Law 10 13 24
Equity 2 3 6
Divorce 28 37 48
Special Proceedings 4 22 12
Probate 38 45 69
Criminal 31 32 32
Juvenile 14 11 15
Totals 127 163 205
Convictions in Crim
inal Cases 16 20 16
Nolle Prosses 8 5 9
Acquittals 7 7 7
Percentage of Con
victions 61.6.... 62.5 60
Bank Premises Honolulu .
Bank Premises Waialua and Waipahu
Bank Premises Lihue and Kapaa
Customers' Liabilities under LC
Cash and Due from
Surplus and Undivided Profits
Reserve for Taxes
letters of Credit
Territory of Hawaii. "
City and County ot Honolulu. J 88,
I, ROXOIt DAMON, being first duly sworn, do solemnly swear that the
above is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
CHAS. H. ATHERTON.
J. A. McCANDLESS,
W. F. DILLINGHAM,
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 3d day ot January, 1921.
J. D. MARQUES.
Notary Public, First Judicial Circuit, T. H.
THE NEW 8ALARY
SCHEDULE OP TEACHERS
The following salary scheuule for
primary school teachers has been an
nounced by the Department of Public
Instruction for the year 1921:
Elementary School Teacher
Grammar grade certificates and
First year . $lf0
Second year 116
Third year - 120
Fourth year .. 125
Fifth year 130
Sixth year 135 j
Seventh year .. 140
Eighth year and over 150
Primary Grade Certificates
Fourth year 110
Fifth year 112.50
Slyh year ...... 115
Seventh year 117.50
Eighth year 120
Ninth .year 125
Tenth and after 130
ONE THOUSAND EXPECTED
TO APPLY FOR WAIKEA
According ot reports from the land
office it is expected that about 1000
applications for homestead lots at
Walkea, Hawaii will be made by Feb
ruary 3rd, the date of the drawing.
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Condition at Close ot Business, December
LARGE GAIN IN BANK DEPOSIT3
Bank deposits of the three principal
banks of the city of Honolulu gained
$11,953,226.09 from the close of busi
ness December 31, 1919, to the closo of
business Desember 31, 1920, according
to statements of the year's business
issued last week. Total business
jumped from 331,867,112.82 to $44,. 17,
357.77, gain of $12,850,244.95.
The Bank of Hawaii led the list
with an increase In deposits from $10,
720,384.98 to $17,285,023.77, a gain ot
$6,664,638.79. During the sane per
iod the total business of the bank In
creased from $12,893,421.79 to $20,047,
726.81, a gain of $9,327,341.83.
The Bank of Bishop ft Co. Increased
in deposits from $12,635,254.66 to $17,
065,623.16, a gain of $4,435,268.60. Its
total business Increased from $14,446,
643.60 to $19,216,677.63, an Increase ot
The First National bank gained in
deposits from $3,105,105.83 to $4,063,
424.65, a gain of $958,318.72. Aggre
gate business increased from $4,527,-
till A1 tn tK tK H AO ma
905.90. If the affiliated corporation
of the First National, the First Amer:
lean Savings & Trust Co. of Hawaii
is included, the deposits now total for
the two concerns $5,082,850.43, a
gain over last year for the two of $1,
084.751.76. 31, 1920.