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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1921
Issued Every Tuesday
KENNETH C. IIOl'l'KK
SEl'TEMBKIl 27, 1021
4. LAPSUS TYPEWRITERAE
"It's a swell old start you gave our Fish
and (Same Club with that write-up in last
week's Garden Island. You told everybody
in the Territory that we are going to have a
banquet with pheasants as the piece de re
resistance. An', wot'sniore, you said we are
going to have that feed several weeks before
the pheasant season opens. Instead of putting
us before the public in our tre light as
guardians of the game, you've done pictured
us as lawbreakers, nest-robbers, egg-suckers,
if not wuss. Next week you correct that 'ere
statement. Make a big, broad denial of it.
Use plenty of printer's ink. Shoot 'er all
over the front page."
And that's what a peaceful citizcngets
for handing into the paper a few items about
a new club. Of course, the article did state
that the club is going to need some pheasants
a few weeks before the season opens. It said
that the dinner at which it is planned that
these birds are to be kaukaued is to be the
third week in September. As a matter of fact
the dinner is to be third week in
November. But the n, what 's
a couple of months in the life of a local news
One of the objects of the club is to help
enforce the game laws. A pheasant dinner
in September might be a little hard for it
CLE AX UP, FIRE AI) ACCIDEXT
Governor W. 15. Farrington has pro
claimed October .'5rd to" 8th as "Clean Up,
Fire and Accident Prevention Week," for
the territory. This applies to Kauai as much
as it does to Honolulu and Oahu. It's up us
Taking the Governor's proposals in or
der named, there are a good many spots on
Kauai that can stand a little cleaning up.
Garden Island is known as the beauty spot of
the territory. But a dirty beauty spot would
not be much to look at, would it? Compara
tively, we have few places that need a great
deal of attention. Let's make a spotless
town of the island.
Fire and Accident Prevention Week!
The Governor does not mean that it is de
sirable to prevent accidents on this one week
only. lie means that if we set aside a week
to do things that will make future fires and
accidents less liable to happen, we will be
permanently helping the territory. If we
dedicate October 3rd to 8th to these purpos
es we are a lot more likely to see that need
less fires and accidents do not happen in the
All right thinking people will help to
make the week a success.
Til E KAUAI DRUG STORE
It is rumored that the Kauai Drug store
may have to go out of business because there
is not enough trade to justify its continu
ing. That would be hard luck for the pro
prietor all right, but it would be harder luck
The Garden Island does not make a hab
it of boosting any individual concern in its
editorial columns, but it will make an ex
ception in this case. The little drug store
at Kapna is a good on a, .It carries a good
line of merchandise. It keeps a lot of stuff
on hand that Kauai people need all the
So let's keep it here.
There are enough drug store materials
bought by Kauai people to run three or four
It is right and proper for people who
buy drug store materials from other stores
on Kauai to continue to do so, in so far as
the other stores meet the demands and carry
(lie goods . But what's the use of sending
away for a lot of other merchandise that
can be bought just as cheaply at home? Why
not spend a little more of our money at home
and take a chance of getting a little of it
WILL THE WORLD DISARM.'
The women of America are aroused to fight
for a reduction of armament not only in the
United States but throughout the world,
liepresentatives of all national organizations
have been invited by Miss Elizabeth J. Ilaus
er, chairman of tin League of Women Voters
committee on reduction of armament by in-'
ternational agreement, to join in a move
ment to have every church and house of
worship open its doors for prayer at the ex
act hour when the international disarma
ment congress assembles in Washington on
Aramistice Day, November 11th. State com
mittees are co-operating to make this a na
tionwide manifestation of the nation's ap
proval of armament reduction. If this can
be made an international movement the bur
dens of the world will be lightened and the
human energy that in annually wasted in
useless and needless war demonstrations
turned to peaceful occupations the nations
will soon become more prosperous and happy-
War has brought the world to the verge
of bankruptcy. The United States has a
debt, principally on account of war, of ap
proximately 23,000,00(),()00 ; the .United
Kingdom, 17,000,000,000 ; France $;r,000,000,
000; Italy f 10,000,000,000; Austria-Hungary
20,000,000,000; Germany $40,000,000,000,
000; Belgium 2,500,000,000, and every other
country in the world has its war burden.
War and preparations for war are expens
ive items in national economy. The wars of
Europe during the past century have cost
approximately $25,000,000,000 and the great
world war cost the' nations engaged ?18G
:5,;:J7,0!)7, to which may be added an indi
rect cost of $:J37,94G,170,G57, to say nothing
of the awful loss of human life, human
wreckage and disease that may be charged
directly to war.
The world war cost the United States the
lives of more than 50,000 men and, crippled
205,000. The total killed of all nationalities
was 2,!12,328, as reported by the central
powers and 4,755,0!)2 reported by the allies,
making a grand total of 7,008,1520 killed and
18,081,257 wounded, besides over 7,000,000
prisoners and missing. These are the figures
of losses in active hostilities, while the an
nual expense of armies and navies of the
world amount to a frightful figure, prac
tically all of which might be dispensed with
by world disarmament.
Is it any wonder that the women of Am
erica and the world are aroused to work
for a reduction of armament and a relief
of the burdens of war? No mother wants
to raise her sons to be cannon fodder, and
no country can enjoy the blessings of pros
perity while it is supporting a military and
naval institution that is costing half of the
earnings of the, people. No country can
prosper with hordes of profiteers, grafters
and robbers pilfering the public . treasury
and squeezing the life blood out of the peo
ple, as they do whenever war gives them the
The burdens of war and militarism are
needless. Take away the guns and all mili
tary equipment and the nations will seek
other and more rational methods of settling
their differences. Might seldom makes right
and the wrongs in the settlement of peace
obtained by war lead to other wars and the
needless expenditure of blood and treasure.
Two thousand years of preaching and
teaching the Christian religion should have
made such an impression upon the world
that war and its accompanying brutalities
should have long since banished as an eco
A Manchester (N.' II.) church is adver
tising for a minister at a salary of $500 per
year. "One who has been a successful preach
er, pastor, organizer and church executive,"
is wanted. Twelve replies to the advertise
ment have been received. Is it any wonder
that the pews are empty on Sunday? A $500
preacher could not be expected to create
much enthusiasm in his congregation, even
if lie had one, and a minister who would ac
cept such a proposition would be hard press
ed to keep himself looking respectable upon
such a salary, even if he .was compelled to
work at some trade during the week in or
der to buy bread for the support of his fam
ily. Not long since Great B-jitaiu was the
recognized center of the financial world. To
day the United States enjoys the honor of
being the creditor nation of the world. The
United States maintained the gold standard
during the war, something that many other
nations failed to do. The American dollar
has earned the first position, not only in
America but in Europe and is now the world
A New Yorker says that a lady to dress
well needs to spend about $5,000 a year lor
clothes, while a Chicago critic says $'(( a
month is sufficient. Allowing a man to
have a wife and family of three or four chil
dren what can he do at the present scale
of wages towards keeping up appearances?
Every normal man has two great ambi
tions. First, to own his home. Second, to own
a car to get away from his home Life.
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WE CANT GO BACK
One of the moat overworked phrases In the English language at
present is this "back to normalcy" line. It Is another one of
many phrases which sound nice to the ear and find no response In
a man's brain.
If normalcy is going to mean the return of the lax, drifting days
of 1914, none of us want to see it return. A normal man Is an av
erage man and a normal day tn average dry and none of the
truly great things of the world have been done by average men on
We CAN'T go back to normal, for If we do we aren't going ahead.
What we need is abnormal and super-normal talk.
The Waterhouse Trust Co. has taken some of Its greatest strides
during the past two years and we arn't planning on getting "back
iH to normal "
WATERHOUSE TRUST CO., LTD.
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to send money away?
If you do, let this
bank handle the
transaction for you.
We can remit money
by check or cable
to any part of
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A Gasoline Curb
Earns Big Dividends
Trade comes to the man who sells gasoline at the
curb. Motorists stop at his establishment to purchase many
things other thau gasoline.
Home kinds of gasoline pumps are expensive. This
is not true of the Milwaukee line. These pumps are reason
ably pi-iced, they are handsome in appearance, and they are
accurate. flood service is assured.
We shall be glad to give advice on your needs.
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