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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 1022
THE GARDEN ISLAND
Issued Every Tuesday
KENNETH C. HOPPER .- Managing Editor
TUESDAY ::::::::::: MARCH 28, 1!)22
A VICTORY FOR HAWAII
Hawaii proved by Saturday's election
that she is wholeheartedly back of the Repub
lican party that is now directing the affairs
of these United States. She unreservedly en
dorsed the Republican party, its policiies and
the man that the local leaders had selected
as the parly's choice for delegate.
The election was not a victory for the
Republican parly only. It was a victory for
all Hawaii. The results show that many men
and women who formerly voted the Democrat
ic ticket voted for Senator Baldwin. And
these people, regardless of their party affili
ation or political belief, are to be congratulat
ed and thanked for their help. They disre
garded party lines when they thought that
in doing so they were working for the good
of the territory as a whole.
No delegate has ever gone to Congress
tinder more favorable auspices than Harry
A. Baldwin is going, lie has (lie confidence
and the unlimited backing of all Hawaii. He
is a leading member of the party in power
and he is personally well fitted for the task
before him in Washington.
Members of Congress are sure to be
pleased with Hawaii's action. Congress is
now Republican. The President is Republi
can. Our delegate is IJepubMcan. There is
unity. When Delegate Baldwin asks for sup
port for Hawaii or Hawaiian measures he
is making his request from friends. Congress
men will listen to his requests with respect.
They know who he is. And they know that
any man that is respected and supported as
Mr. Baldwin is at home must be fundamental
Yes, Hawaii is to be congratulated on
her decision. We predict that Delegate Bald
win's work will be worthy of his respected
predecessor, Prince Kalaianaole.
AUTO MORE DEADLY THAN WAR
War has its horrors writlen into history
and firmly planted in the minds of men who
participated in the struggle; yet, with all
its horrors, war is not to be more dreaded than
the careless drivers of automobiles. Accord
ing to a statement of Frederick B. Ilo::se,
magistrate of the New York traffic court,
the automobile is far more deadly. In a re
cent declaration, Mr. House stated: ''In the
eighteen months that the American troops
were engaged in fighting in France, IS.000
soldiers lost their lives on the battlefields.
In exactly the same period !)1,()00 persons,
25,000 of them children, were killed by au
tomobiles on the highways of the United
States." It is not the fault of the automobile
that these accidents happen. The variety nf
car or truck is no more liable than another
to cause death. It may not be the fault of the
driver in every case; but the tendency to high
speed in congested districts, and flagrant
violation of speed laws everywhere, combined
with the carelessness of children and adults,
results in a high death rate. Children per
sist in running across the street in front of
auioinjr.Ues; adults take a chance in dodging
them; the careless driver disregards the rights
of his fellowmen, and thus the condition;-! 'hat
bring death and disaster are multiplied and
the death rate increased. More stringent laws
are nvcf.ssary, and careless drivers should be
deji-hcd of their licenses in the interest of
public welfare. Children should be taught
the dangers of the street and the importance
of Safety First. The automobile has a right
to the use of the street, and so has pe
destrian; but the driver should be impressed
with the fact that he does not have thii ril.t
of way in every case, and that he should not
disregard the rights of others, whether m
foot or awheel.
THAT IS OUT
There probably was a house shortage
when the song writer dashed off "Rock a
Rye Baby in a Tree-top."
Many a man has found out that when
they called it the "easy" payment plan they
used the wrong adjective.
When a man gets ten years in the peni
tentiary his wife can truly lay claim to be
ing legally separated from him.
The chap who likes to rock the boat does
not mind striking u match to see how much
gasoline is left in the tank.
Home motorists seem to think the roads
In this section are a fine place to run across
THE HOUR OF NEED
Tn an emergency, you run to your local
druggist for a prescription. Or, to finish a
dress before starting on a trip you find you
are in need of a wee bit of more cloth, and
you run to the city dry goods store to pur
chase it. Or, in numerous other ways you
find your local stores convenient and ready
to supply your urgent need.
But if you patronize these stores only
when you need something in a hurry if you
constantly send money to out of town con
cerns, the local stores cannot continue to
exist. They must have your support at all
times, not only when there is an emergency
but during normal times if you want them
here when yotlr hour of actual need conies.
There is an old saying that "those who
dance must pay the fiddler," and it could
be turned around to read that those who
only patronize a Kauai merchant when they
are in need will be in need quite often before
they get through with the mail-order con
cerns. There is no question but we would all
fare better if we would confine our dealings
to people we know. Insleading of sending
our money away to people we never saw, and
never will see, let's spend it where we know
who gets it, and where it will do us some
good when they spend it. The fellow we
know has to face us daily, so it stands to
reason that he is not going to "fjting us"
as quickly as the fellow we may never see.
Your home merchant has a reputation for
square dealing, and he wants to keep it. So
that is another guarantee you have of honest
dealings when you spend the dollar you made
at home right here where you made it.
DOX-'TS FOR OUR 18LAXD
Don't fail to sound the praises of Kauai
wherever you are.
Don't make your money off your neigh
bors and then spend it with strangers.
Don't frown on every public improve
ment simply because it may cost you a dollar
Don't sneer at the efforts of your fel
low citizens to build up the island, but lend
a hand yourself.
Don't talk a great deal about what should
be done and remain on the back seat waiting
for someone else to do it. "
Don't say the public schools are a fail
ure because your boy has been upsetting the
school's discipline and has been punished.
Don't stay at home on election day, but
get out ami hustle for good men and good
Don't let a good local paper, that is the
untiring champion, "abandon the business be
cause of a lack of patronage.
Don't forget that in building up the is
land, hearty co-operation, united endeavor
and a spirit of get-there are what win the
day. There is no pull like a long pull, a strong
pull, and a pull together.
If Ihere is a joker in the new soldiers'
bonus bill the soldiers fail to see where the
laugh comes in. The soldiers want to be re
imbursed, even in a slight degree for loss of
time while they were in the service of their
country and the good 'jobs were held by
slackers and foreigners. There was no justice
in forcing a well-bred American boy to go
to the front to fight and die if need be while
a foreign born resident, having no interest in
America, was given an opportunity to earn
wages far above his worth.
WHEN you give Investment in
structions they should go by
the most direct route. Delays
in receiving advice and in issuing
instructions are likely to bring dis
appointing results. By establishing
relations with our stock and bonds
department you assure action with
in a few moments after you place
instructions on the wireless. As to
the quality of our service, we re
fer you to those who are dealing
So to serve that we may continue
Club To Make
Drive for Funds
The Columbus Welfare Club, suc
cessor to the Knights of Columbus
welfare work, which was such a
notable success In Honolulu, during
and immediately following the war,
needs funds If It Is to continue in
existence. As previously announced
beginning April 2nd, a week's drive
will be made to raise $15,000.
The work of the club has the
highest endorsement of the Ut. Rev.
Htshnp Licbcrt and the Catholic
clergy of Honolulu. The Columbus
Welfare Club is a Catholic com
munity organization and soliciting
of subscriptions will be limited to
the Catholic population of the Is
lands. Although non-Catholics will
not be specially solicited, it is hop
ed they will support the cause by
volunteer subscriptions. For, while
Iho welfare club Is under the au
spices of the Catholic church, the
club house and all the club's act
ivities are open to the entire pub
Unless the money is forthcoming,
the club building on Fort street
will have to be closed as the organ
ization has no resources to fall back
upon and is dependent upon the
contributions of those interested in
its success. Those in charge of the
United Welfare Drive In Honolulu
during Kovember 1921, refused to
include the Columbus Welfare Club
tn the list of beneficiaries so the
club is compelled to ask assistance
from the Catholics of Honolulu and
the other islands.
The club though launched less
than a year ago is doing a notable
work in endeavoring to promote the
general welfare of the community.
Its scope includes all races, its pro
gram of activities is ambitious for
It aims to stimulate, individually
and collectively, community activi
ties; it offers a meeting place for
Catholics as individuals or organiza
tions; it seeks to give impetus to
distinctly social affairs; to offer
recreation and education to men,
women, boys and girls, whose home
environment or circumstances re
strict their hours of freedom to
shallow confines of a questionable
nature; it hopes to be a moral
factor for the good of all Christians
and to offer them the opportunity
of community center work.
It likewise maintains an employ
ment bureau and has been success
ful in finding work for a large num
ber in the past few months. It has
a reading room, library and writing
Educational classes are also con-
ducted In fundamental work for
men and women, such as bookkeep
ing, mathematics, English, wfreifis
telegraphy, and for the women there
are classes in dressmaking and mil
linery, under competent instructors.
As a recreational center the club
possesses a well equipped gymnasium
where volleyball and basketbnll
teams hold forth. There is a large
variety of equipment and a course
in gymnastics is conducted by Mr.
Lee, assistant to Prof. Pierre Baron.
Every month social activities
different form, such as card par
ties, dances, social and entertain.
ments. The club is a meeting place
mr young men and younc women
surrounded by an atmosnhere .
ductive to mutual enjoyment and
presided over by a chanernnp
An information bureau t ciu
maintained and is at the service
of friends and strangers, alike.
The club also encourages ami
sponsors activities for men and boys.
It has launched Boy Scout and Girl
Scout troops and is providing in
struction for the youth fhnt imD
to build and strengthen character
and morals as well as physical de
The club in its second vear hoU
to have a paid welfare director ami
a secretary for men's and boys' ac
tiviiies and this program can only
o realized by a generous roKnrn
on the part of Catholics of the ter
The executive committee in ihra
of the drive consists of Judge An-
lonio Perry, chairman: Mr w m
Watson, secretary; J. A. Hughes.
itev. rather Maximln. Mrs. Harold
Hillingham, Mrs. George C. Potter
and Thomas J. Fitzpatrick.
All districts in Honolulu anil nh.,
will be canvassed by teams an,i th
clergy on the outside islands will
co-operato in obtaining subscriptions.
u is expected that this drive will
go over the top; as all drives do in
our good community and as the
luinoiics themselves while thpv ha
always given freely to other drives.
nave aBked for very little for hir
The outstanding feature of the market for bonds during
ecent months has been the heavy buying for permanent In
vestment. Notwithstanding that this demand has resulted In a sub
stantial advance in prices for bonds in general, the present
outlook indicates a gradual trend toward the level which
prevailed some years ago, particularly as applied to Issues
of the better grade, which still yield a liberal retnrn.
It is doubtful if it will be possible for several years to
purchase bonds at prices which will yield the return now
TRUST CO., LTD.
Don't be Discouraged
Because you have not been
able to save in the past, but
make up your mind today to stive
some definite part of all
The saving habit has brought
independence to others, and
it will do as 'much for you.
Acquire the saving habit and
stick to it.
Our savings department will
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All kinds of rubber goods repaired.
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