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Vol. III. No. 580.
HONOLULU, H. I., FRIDAY, APRIL 9,' 1897.
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THE BOARD OF EDOGATION
iNTi:ni:sri.J l'ltochFiuxus at
rm: mkktimi YtsmtiMY.
Tim I'rliictliiil uf TilmlintlilriH himl
J(-t n Vrai'x Vui iitlmi - School
LiiihI anil llnck Itotit.
At tho meeting o tho Commis
sioners of Education yostordny
nftornoon thero woro present
Minister Cooper, Mrs. .Tordnn,
Mrs. Dillingham, W. A. Bowen,
Professor Alexander, H. M. von
Holt, Deputy-Inspector Soott and
After tho reading of the minutes
Professor 4.!exi:u(lr lead tLo to
port of tho Teachers' Committee
which was adopted.
Tho resignation of Miss Louisa
K. Brown from the Wniakea
school was rend and accepted.
Various applications for posi
tious ns teachers, including ono
from a lndy who wants nothing loss
lliuu n priueipnlship, wore rend nnd
referred to tho Teachers' Commit
Minister Coopor reported thnt
tendorB for tho now school nt Ha
nnunan, South Ivona,hnd boon re
ceived. Thoy woro too high to
come within the nmount nppro
printed. The pinna hud been
modified nnd new bids received.
As soon ns tho location wns agreed
on, tho building would bo com
menced. Mr. Gibson, prinoipnl of tho
Wnimea school, wrote thnt since
18(J1 he hnd been using for tho
fourth clnssroora of his school
nn old building tho proper
ty of Dr. J. K. Smith, with
tho understanding thnt no rout
wns to bo paid for it. Dr. Smith
now enmo forward with a demand
for rent hereafter at $5 per month
aud book rent from tho time the
building had been used for school
purposes. Considering thnt
Dr. Smith only paid $150 for tho
building Mr. Qibson thotmht ho
. was u littlo high in tho mntter of
reut nnd wnnted tho Board to in
Btruct him in the mnttor. The
Bontd ouloied tho secretary to
mlviHO him to see Dr. Smith ngnin
nnd oudeuvor to make bettor
N. G. Lemmon, of tho Spree
kolsvillo school, wioto thnt their
trnnut officer wns goiug nwny nnd
suggesting thnt if tho 'S15 per
mouth paid him was used iu
making tho school moro ntt motive
for tho uhildrou thero would be
no further need of n trunnt officer.
As it wns tho way tho trunut
ollicor had ntteuded to business
h (1 r til '1 nHo'Pthr r J.ni-1. Mi"
children nt school. While the
Boaul ti;;ifit.'d with Mr. Leraraon's
views on truant officers and tho
Hjstotn geuornlly, it wns poiuted
out by Minister Coopor that
money appropriated for; salaries
could uot bo used for other pur
poses and tho matter ended right
JkUp Helen M. Kelqev'R nrrli
cation for tho position expected to
be vacated by Miss May Atkinson
in July next wis reforred to tho
E. A. Cooke's application for an
increaso of snlnry ns tonchor of
Wnikikikai wont on iilo.
Prhicipnl Osmcr Abbott of tho
Lnhniiinlunn school put iu an ap
plication that rathor startled tho
Board. Ho wanted leave of ab
sence for n year from Juno 22 in
oidor to go to Jonn, Germany, nnd
study pedagogy under a colebrnt
ed German professor. Mr. Ab
bott nlfao informed the Board that
his knowledge of tho Germnu
lnngungo wns oxtromely limited,
but ho thought ho would bo nblo
to pick up enough ot the lnnguago
bolwoon now and tho timo ho got
to Jona to bo able to listen to tho
professor's lectures in German nnd
profit by them exceedingly. Mr.
Abbott nlso thought that tho
Board ought to grant his applica
tion for tho good examplo it would
set to Iho other teachers. It was
somothing new for n Hawaiian
tenohor to go nlnoad nnd
etiuiy his protossion for a I
whole year nt his own oxponso drop after n fow dosultory ro
ntid tho exnmple might bo contn- innrks.
gious. Mr. Abbott nlso informed A lettor from Honokaa was
the Board of tho numerous nr- read which stated that school
rangemeuls ho hnd mndo for car matters at Honokau woro in a bad
ryiug on the school in his absence shape. Prjuoipnl Estep had
aud suggesting that Mr. Rose-1 been away ou his vacn
crau?, his assistant, would bo the I tion tlireo weeks. but his
right man to hold downing ob
FA. lltn. IWt.t tin ..rvi ln.1 A r.AW
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n towremarks on the propriety of
grnuting n leave of absence for
such an oxtondod period, tho
Board decided to let Mr. Abbott
have his own way in tho mutter,
with tho understanding thnt he
will receive no pay while absont.
The matter of providiug his sub
stitute wns left until ho loaves, but
Mr. Rosccrans will undoubtedly
be the man.
President Cooper road a com
munication from J. F. Brown, tho
Commissioner of Publio Lands,
relating to tho pehool lands at
Wnhinwn, some -1000 ncres in ex
tent. Mr. Brown asked that tho
Commissioners of Education turn
theso lands ovor to tho Laud Do
pnrtment as thoy woro useless
for school purposes, nnd ho
hnd several applications on file
for the lands from persons who
wanted to start small farms. Mr.
Browu further slated that nbout
1200 ncres of tho laud was huita
blo for thnt puiposn, the balance
being roughly wooded country.
Mr. von Holt doubted if Mr.
Brown had ovor seen tho land.
If ho hnd he would nover have
bent such a eotnniuuieiitiou to tho
Board. It was Ins opinion thnt
there wns n colored geutleriinu lu
tho woodpile in connection with
the sudden agitatiou which had
arisen over these lauds He un
derstood that they wore desired
by a oliquo of sportsmen who
wished to secure tho.n for shoot
iug purposes, lie was personally
familiar with tho lauds aud hnd
boeu from childhood. Tho idea
ot starting small farms was utter
Ul aiuuiu D11JU1I llll lilt, WHO UllUr 4
ly preposterous. They would not
support evon u small colony of
piB, lot alono families of human
beings. Farming had boon tried
over aud ovor agniu in his reool
loction and it hnd boon a miser
Mrs. Dillingham corroborated
much that Mr. Holt said about
tho character of the land.
"Thero is auotbor and moro
important point involved in this
mattor," resumed Mr. Holt.
"Those lands may somo day bo
como valuable. Thoro is ovideut
ly somo valuo attached to them
now or thoy would not bo sought
alter ny so mnuy aitterent appli
cants. While it is truo tho Hoard ;
oi jmjucuuou cots noilnuc! trom
rents of sohool lands or Bales of
school property that may uot bo
alwayB so. Tho present ironclad
law which puts overy dollar ro
coived in govorumont realizations
mav be n!t)rwl nt nnv ? o nr,i
i no not oiunre in giving up our I
control of sohool lands to suit the I
personal desires of people. As I
iouk ui uie manor ineso lancis are I
in our charge in trust for the
schools, not for tho presont only
but for all time. I don't beliovo in
shirking that responsibility my
solf and I want to go on record as
ro doing so. I o'ijVit not only
to the lands iu question but to
any school lands going out of our
control. Those vqry lauds of Wa
hinwa may some day bo worth
thousands of dollars to our
schools aud I for one shall voto to
"Theso lands nro now under n
lenso expiring this summer," con
tinued Mr. Von Holt;"no ront has
been paid for eix years. Why is
no effort boing mado to collect it?
I find thoro is also n provision in
tho loaso requiring tho parties to
bring water on tho land. It has J
not been done that I urn nwuio ot,
and I go ovor tho laud pretty
ofton. It is timo this back ront
was colloated. I for ono don't
propose to shirk my share of the
responsibility which I consider
attaohes to tho Board."
Professor Alexander thought if
tho government wanted tho land it
ought to havo it. Tho Board got
nothing out of it nnywny. Ho
would move that tho request of
tho Land Commissioner be
No ono seconding tho motion
tho whola mattor wns allowed to
substitute had not yet arrived. In
mo meantime tney imil been got
ting along with tho assistance of
somo of the older girls. The
Board oppointed Mr. Estep ts
principal and Mr. 'Brightwell as
assistant until Mr. Estop's return.
If the substitute should arrive ho
will fintfhiiuself out in tho cold.
Deputy-Inspector Scott report
ed in writing that he lind looked
into the mattor of establishing a
primary school nt Palama. There
woro between 35 and 40 children
ovor tho ago of G years not attend
ing school. Tho Pnlama
Kindorgartcu was overcrowded
and could not toko them
nor did they want any children
ovor 0. Ho had found that a Buit
ablo building could bo rented near
tho Palama chapel for $15 por
month. Ho figured tho oxponso
of fitting up tho building to bo
Mr. Bowen moved to accept tho
report and institute tho school at
Minister Cooper: "Where is the
raonoy coining from ?"
Mr. Bowen: "I had not thought
of thnt. Out or the appropriation
for incidentals, T suppose."
Minister Cooper: "There is
junt S9U0 left of that fund
to hint us nine months, and
I for ono do uot propose to abow
it to bo overdrawn."
Minister Cooper further ex
plained his viows, saying that
Piilunia distiict must suffer with
tho rest. Every school iu tho
country wns overcrowded, in somo
cases positively to suffocation.
Ho mentioued ono school whero
. iiivuiiuuvm vsuu nullum nuoiu
children had to Btand up, back to
, breast, there not boing room for
them to sit down. All over the is)
ands there woro demands for now
schools. These had boon supplied
ns fast ns possible out of present
appropriations. Kahuku, Makaweli
and other schools had already
been built aud tho building for
Ilouaunou would bo commenced
in a fow dnys. Honolulu would
hnvo to suiror nloug with tho rest.
It was true that bills could bo
couttactfcd and tho Legislature
trusted to do the right thing. Ho
hud had ono experience of that
kind with the Legislature and he
never wanted auothor. He behoved
at ,lf tho school department kopt
iuu " iiijpruijrinuou tuts year
aud thon went before the Legisla
ture with a plain statement of tho
necessities of tho country iu the
mntter of school ucuoinmodntions,
backed up by facts nnd figures
to support it, tho Legislntuio
would williuly grunt ull that was
lie did uot see how it
could do otherwise. Ho was ovon
now preparing such a statement
in advance, aud every littlo item
noeded was goiug into his esti
mates as it camo to his knowledge.
Ho regretted to bo undor tho no
cessity of opposing such meritori
ous propositions im Armstrong
Smith's for tho Foit street sohool
and the one now before tho Boaid
for tho Palama primary, ospocial
ly aB so littlo money was needed,
but if tlmy commonced to go into
debt thoro would bo no oud to it
and ho dared uot face tho Legisla
ture with a deficiency.
Mr. Bowen said that tho school
department was fortuuato in hav
ing at its hoad a man who evinced
so much good business souso.
llo wus buro that tho schools
would loso uothing by following
out tho Minister's idoas aud ho
for ono would support them,
although much regrotting tho
Mr. Bowen then read an appli
cation from Miss Sarah B. Wilor
for a sohool. She prossutod most
excellent testimonials and her
photograph. Hor lottor also con
tained ten oonts for tho roturn of
the photograph. Minister Coopor
thought tho ten conts was the best
recommendation of all aud was
sure that tho Toaohors' Committeo
would sond hor a favorable roply.
Tho Board thon wont into Exo
LONCEST REIGN FESTIVITY
km'pim; ov viui(iti'NiiiA.niKi
l.rrorx in I'rritinliiro Account o I'rcp.
itmtltnift lloprn nr u t'nMnn
imllliill Celt liriitlou. j
Somo proliminnry work in thu
direction of providing for a colo
brntiou of tho Diamond Jubilee of
Queen Victoria has boon reported
promaturely and with a fow inoc
curnoios. Tho mnttor has not
advanced to a stage whon thoro is
much roal information to be given
to tho public, but Binco someone
has given away enough fact to
support what aro moro raudom
guesses tho roal Btatus ought to bo
oxplained. Particularly so bo
causo tho guesswoik is liable to
injuro tho object in viow. Bolow
aro tho simplo facts.
A joint committee of tho Scot
tish Thistle Club and Cantnin
Cook Lodge of tho Sons of St.
George was appointed to con
suler the question of n popular
celebration of tho event. This
connniltuo did nothing but oeud a
dulegato to consult with II. 11.
M.'s Commissioner Hawos on the
matter. A very satisfactory inter
view with the Queen's ropresont
utivo was hnd, he ovinoiug un
feigned pleasure at tho dosiro for
a popular celebrntion. Tho most
fitting day of tho nino sot npurt in
England Juno 20 to June 28
was discussud but not final
ly decided by tho Commissioner,
aituougn no named tho data that
seemed to hiui tho most nupropri
ato. Tho Commissioner voluntarily,
without receiving any snggeotion
of such kindness, declared that
whatever function he should do
oido to hold nt the Legation,, for
signalizing tho unprecedented
event in British history, would be
sot for a difiereut date from thnt
of tho populnr celebrntion, so ns
not to inteifero with tho pub
lio festivities in nny degree
Not only this, but if a
public holiday woro proclaimed,
that would botho official celebra
tion, wheu representatives of
friendly nntious would bo invited
to display their national lings.
Commissioner Htiwes of course
did not diccloe tho nature of the
recognition of tin event to bo
mndo personally by him at the
Legatiou. Therefore, tho guess
at his intention which has boeu
published is worse than an im
propriely. It is a piece of groes
lufpuitinnuco on tho pail of tho
informnnt of tho nowspnpor mak
ing the publication. The guess
wns n inthor clumpy one nt best,
ns it would make tho Commission
or duplicato a portion of tho pop
Upou the suggestion of tho
Comniissioiior there boing amplo
time befoie the evout for prepara
tion the joiutcomuiittee reported
bnck n recommendation to tho
two societies that the mattor
should await further advices from
Loudon aud diplomatic communi
cations with tho Hawaiian Gov
ernment. In" tho meantime the
sooie'ties aro improving tho oc
casiou by informal discussioii,
each iu its own meetings, of sug
gested details of tho proposed
celebration, bo us to facilitate tho
formulation of a program when
ever a celebration committee is
nppoiuted. It is not intend
ed that this committeo
shall bo exclusively from
tho two societies taking tho initia
tive, na thoy have raovod in tho
mattor simply because of their ad
vantage as organized bodies.
It should be stated, iu correction
of anothor published orror, that
tho Queen's birthday on May 21
is not in tho plans of tho Diamond
Jubilee colouration in Honolulu.
Tho ovent to bo signalized is tho
longost reign of any British
sovereign sinco tho foundation of
tho Empiro. Doubtless tho
Queon's Bovonty-oighth birthday
will bo duly recognized, hud pos-
sibly mado the occasion of festivi
tios official or othorwiao. But
thoro will bo no ofTort made to
enlist cosmopolitan co oporntion
in the obsorvnnco of thnt day,
auspicious howsoever it is in
It is not intended to havo tho
celebration of tho Diamond Jubi
lee one merely of British subjects.
All people who wore born under
tho British ling, whatovor their
present allegiance, aro expected to
join in the rejoicing over tho
great evout of the longest reign,
which has at tho snino time been
the most beneficent nud glorious
reign, iu tho history of the Era
piro upou which tho sun goes uot
down at all. Tho looal socie
ties that havo taken notion
aro indoed not British in
any chauvinistic Bense. The pro
siding head of tho Scottish ono at
probont, who is also chairmnn of
tho joint committee, is nu Amori
enn citizen. Membership in tho
club is open to men of auy allegi
ance, providing thoy nro sous or
grandsons of pooplo born iu Scot
land, on oithor the paternal or tho
matornal side. Tho Sous of St.
George iB an organization that
was startod in tho United States,
ono of ilo conditions of member
ship boing descent from English
folk not more remote than grand
parents. Moreover, in tho event of a
public holiday for tho celebration,
tho promoters count with confi
dence on tho friendly co operation
of peoplo of all nationalities.
Pooplo of British birth and descent
havo not boeu behindhand iu do
ing honor to tho groat days of
other nationalities, and this is an
occasion such ns will never recur
to any of them now living for iu
viting reciprocation iu evidences
of good feeling.
Will llccln Momlnj.
Tho big reduction ribbou and
lace salo at tho Tomplo of Fashion
will open Monday and run till tho
ontiro stock is closed out. Tho
reduction of 25 per cont on tho
actual cost ought to sell ovory
piece of theso goods, and probably .
will, in ono week. After making
your selection of ribbons and
laces you enn slop ncross to tho
othor countor nnd buy somo of
thoso elegant dress goods at tho
samo reduction 25 por cent on
aotual cost. A new lino of shirt
waists that woro ordered boforo
Mr. Silva decided to retire will
uIbo be on sale. Theso goods are.
uowly imported aud nro tho latest
styles out. Tho u-,ual 25 por cent
on actual cost will prevail.
ItrHnoli A liy.
Thero are two reasouB why
people aro now paying ear faro
all tho way from Waikiki to Uio
Piilauin Giocery and back. Roneou
1. It is tho only place on tho
Ihlnuils whero tho colobratod Sal
vation Army tenuis sold. Reason
2. After paying car faro both
ways paliouB fiud they nro monoy
in pockot by denling at this "livo
nud let live" estublishmont. Wo
also deliver goods botwoon Dia
mond Head nud Monunlua freo.
Onnosito Rnilwnv ilnnnt. Tvinrr
Btreot, Tol. 755.
Itlliboiin nnd l.nco.
Groat reduction in ribbons nnd
lnces noxt week nt tho Tomjilo of
Fashion, 25 por cent on nctuul
cost, all goods marked iu pluin
figures. Elegant dross goods 50
por cent choaper than you can buy
olsowhore, and n now lot of ladies'
shirt waists with tios to match.
Tho goods nro uowly imported
and aro tho very latest in stylo
and finish, nnd don't forgot thnt
thoy all go nt 25 por cont on tho
N";;r (iouiiiuuy Iiiroriior.ilcrt.
Albany (N. Y.), March 31.
Tho Now York Sugar Refining
Company of Long Inland City
was incorporated today with a
capital Btook of SGOO.000 to rannu
faoturo and roliuo sugar. Tho
Directors aro Glaus Dooschor,
Frod Bohrovch-Tiebant, W. It.
Logan aud Frederick Bioramor,
all of liiooklyu.
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