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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1922
Issued Every Tuesday
KENNETH C. HOITKIl
DECEMBER R, 11(22
THE EMEKSON INSTITUTE
The visit of Dr. William It. 1. Emerson,
world-famed specialist on nutrition, to Ka
uai this week, is an event of significance. Dr.
Emerson has come to Hawaii at the request
of the Social Service Bureau of Honolulu to
conduct an institute on the nutritional prob
lems of children. Nurses, social workers, di
eticians, teachers and parents will be mem
bers of this class.
That island leaders recognize the para
mount importance of nutrional work here
in Hawaii is shown by the fact that the
board of health is urging its nurses from all
over the group to attend and that Ihe ag
encies have requested the plantations to
send in as many of their nurses as possible.
Dr. Emerson estimates that one-third
of the children of America, and these from
all classes of people, are mal nourished. To
combat this condition, he has worked out,
after long years of experimenting, a plan
based on nutrition classes which actually
gets results and thru which it is possible to
clear up all malnutrition among school chil
dren. We are happy to learn that at least
eight of Kauai's nurses and welfare work
ers are to attend this course in Honolulu.
And now we are to have the inestimable ad
vantage of hearing Dr. Emerson tell in
person of his work and methods. Surely
Kauai realizes the great importance of this
fundamental health problem, and now that
the way of solving it is to be pointed out,
we as a community will bend every effort
to secure the elimination of all malnutri
tion from our midst.
There can be little doubt that unless
some great calamity occurs, we are on the
way to better times. Roger Babson, per
haps the best posted man iu America on
business and finance, recently prepared a
chart showing that the rise and fall of pros
perity is periodical, that good times and bad
times alternate according to general law
and that the country tends to right itself
like a tossing ship.
According to this chart there should be
in the near future better business for stocks'
and bonds. It shows that workers are be
coming scarcer than work; that railroads
are being offered the largest volume of traf
fic in their history; that postal receipts are
steadily increasing in every section of the
United States; that Britain's payment of
her first fifty million dollar interest install
ment on her debt to us has strengthened con
fidence in foreign exchange; that gratifying
progress is being made in reducing the dang
er of a serious coal famine; that favorable
manufacturing conditions greatly outnumber
Of course, no one expects a repetition of
the making and spending that characterized
the year 1 !) 20. But the y
really wants anything nke this. But they
will welcome, and Babson says they shall
soon experience better times than we have
had f:r several years. And he believes pru
dent buying and spending will hasten such
T'SH THE WASTE BASK ET
Kauai people sometimes find in their
mail mysterious "chain-letter," usually one
containing a special prayer for happiness,
or good luck, or something equally foolish,
and along with it a threat that bad luck
will pursue them if they don't write a sim
ilar letter to three of their acquaintances.
In other words, they are threatened with
dire things if they ''break the chain." The
nuisance has started up again in this coun
try, and Uncle Sain has sent out a warning
to pay absolutely no attention to such let
ters. They usually spring from the mind
of some th light less, irresponsible busy-body
who hasn't enough sense to know lhat un
less the chain was broken there isn't enough
men in the postal department to handle this
class of foolish letters and nothing else. Do
not be skeptical enough to give the chain
letter a second thought. Drop it in the waste
basket and if you haven't a waste basket,
the kitchen stove will answer as well.
Now, if Henry Ford will cut off another
$."00 off of his touring cars he cun send us
two at once by parcels post.
Another thing for Kauai auto owners to
worry about is that in about two months
thev buve to buv another license tag.
The average girl is never satisfied until
she finds a sou in law for her mother.
THE WA1MEA FLOOD
The town of Wainiea was again visited
by a flood a week ago last Monday, the
second time in two years that flood waters
have come up into the streets of the west
side community. Fortunately, little or no
damage was done by the last flood, but if it
had not been for the sudden clearing of the
mouth of the river, this year's flood might
have equaled that of .January, 1021.
These periodical floods that visit, Wai
niea are avoidable if the territory would
carry to completion the project suggested in
placing the wall along the river bank to
keejt the water in its channel.
A sum of money has been appropriated
by the legislature to do this work, but ow
ing to the specifications set by the Board
of Public Works, no bid has been received
that came within the appropriation and ac
cording to the Board of Public Works, the
construction of the wall cannot be done by
the territory on a day-work basis.
The problem is now up to the local leg
islators either to get the appropriation in
creased so that the work can be done by
contract or else give authority to the Board
of Public Works to construct the wall by
Either alternative would be agreeable to
the people of Waimea, as their main inter
est is in the prevention of floods that have
been visiting their town with too frequent
It is now up to you gentlemen of the
THAT IS OUT
Maybe the reason that Thanksgiving
conies but once a year is because it takes
a whole year for some people to discover
something to be thangful for.
Here's a beauty hint for women ; Don't
talk about your neighbor or your hair may
come out by the handful.
Some folks seem to think the best way
to start a library is to borrow books from
Our idea of an optimist is the fellow
who expects lying to stop just as soon as
the election is over.
If a girl is pretty she knows it just as
well as a man does, but she won't think any
less of him if he tells her so.
A Chicago man has discovered a way
to make a pair of shoes last ten years, do
ing barefoot will do it, too.
Some peojde argue that having a 2 bill
is bad luck, but we've found that not having
one is worse.
The worst thing about Russia is that
every hair-brained tourist who spends a week
there conies home and starts to write a
book about it.
The best advice we can give the young
men ot Kauai is to never fall in love this
close to Christmas time.
Trust Instructions to
Mall your investment Instructions
direct to the Blocks and bonds de
partment of the Trent Trust Com
pany. In case of urgent need the
wireless may bo used. If you are
a regular client you can do your
friends a real favor by telling them
of the saitsfactory service you are
gutting in the investment service
by mall plan.
So to serve that we may continue
The Honorable Editor Mr. Garden
Honorable Dear Sir:
Dis tsime I tso much driva Forda
car an I tso many cow see on top
road. One week I counta tso hun
drul hifteen cow, sebenty-tsree horse,
eleben mule, tso Jackass, twanty
tsree chicken, only one turkey.
Yesterday I go Lrihue Store I
buy one buggle whip, carriage kind.
You sabc Hon. Mr. Store Boss Jen
nings? He spepk me: "Whas a marra
you buy buggle whip Hapaikosan?
Dis time you gurra Forda car got.
Whip kind no make car go gasorine
more betta Hapaikosan".
I speak, "No, Mr. Hon. Store Boss
Jennings, prease, you see, dis time
tso many cow stop Kauai road,
some time one plrace tsen-hlfteen
cow stop. Forda car cow no scare,
an cow stop road car no can go.
One plrace I stop haf hour, tso
much Iross. Now 1 buy whip, tso
many cow stop road I lrlck cow;
cow get off road. I can go. Prenty
time I no lrose." Hon Mr. Store
Boss Jennings prenty lraugh.
Plrease Hon. Mr. Editor, I lrike
speek you one kind. You tsink pol
rice man can put cow on top road
alrite? I lrook lraw book I see
"Suppose man put cow, horse on
top road he break lraw. Polrice man
can put cow, cow calaboos in side.
Supoue cow boss lrike take cow he
must pay tsen sent, hifteen cent
maybe, hlfty cent I forget." I prenty
lrook I no see" Alrite polrice man
put cow on top road."
I tsink maybeso polrice man no
can do, he alra same noda man.
But some Kapaa polrice man, name
Hon. Captain Polrice Chas. Lono
some time he cow stop road. He
cow stop road he break law?" Sup
pose polrice man break lraw more
betta he no more polrice man. What
you tsink Hon. Mr. Editor?
Prease, excuse, tso much tsrou
Editors Note. I think Hapaikosan
means this as "good."
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Kauai Fruit ft Land Company.
The outstanding feature of tbe market for bonds during
ecent mouths has been tbe 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 return.
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.
THE WISEST, MOST DELIGHTFUL
CHRISTMAS GIFT OF ALL
In the stockings of the children, let each find
a little bank book, In which a savings account is
begun with a dollar at least.
You will find It will delight them as nothing
else could. From that time forth "savings" will
be play. You inculcate in them, in the happiest
fashion, the qualities of thrift and prudence that
make the SUCCESSFUL man.
In this conservatively managed bank their
money will increase steadily, for we give 4 per
cent interest, compounded semi-annually.
lank af StHljiip $c (En.
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