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Religion In Paradise of Pacific
v BY REV. JOHN D. H. BROWNE
Th. kAf.lt. nf 1t r.nMnl unJ rnmlnAr. mild ll IIH ItllpftfiJ IfllO tllO Drill4
a lie utioio i mi puvini aim h ...- -
clal nubility la character, and iho' clples ot tlic Divine Creator, and which
formation and development ot clmr
actcr become therefore the prime
necessity of every enlightened perma
nent community. Whatever chiefly
promotes the higher lite of the people
Rhould be recognized an the great aim
of the educationist, the philanthropist
and the moral reformer. And so far
as a nailon or nn Individual jIcIJh It
self and himself to these claims of
human life, so far will human life be
mado worthy of lllm who called It Into
being. It Is for the advancement of
nooiisi lur its sustcntatlon the winds
of (he spirit ot Clod to blow upon ll
and so to purify and sanctify Its ambi
tions and desires.
We urce. with a sense ot gratitude
tor what ls-hcro already, tho constant
ncss of righteous thinking and right
........ ...iliInD in fit n flnvnlnnmpni lit
the young In our schools, towards an!
ever ascending scale of personal uuty
and service to God and man on their
part, as the best practical assurance ol
innnot fall, not onlj In tho schools
but In soclclj, to mako n lasting Im
pression upon the children and the
community at large.
lu Honolulu, and In the other Islands
to some extent, tho race problems ot
IOr Wllnt lo HvIV aiivauji v..MM... . v oviiiv vmuhi mv inkU iJiifuivuio ui
application of the laws of rlghtcous-l this country and, perhaps, of the world,
. . -!.. . IklnLlnH nn.l rli.ht.1 ...... IiaIh. .lal. u.l.k. In ...... e?i -
irn hnlnt? itptll wllh In n vprv pffp
tlvo way, nnd may here find their true
Time will work Its changes It we
In) foundations broad nnd deep. We
may not make all tho ChlncJo ot Clilm
and tho Jnlnnosc of Japan, American
the Individual along tho broadest Unci the utlmato fulfilment ot mo nignesi ami mo japinosc or japan, American,
of human progress that school houses' hopes of every native or adopted son or nblo even to speak the English Ian
have been erected and churches built, nnd daughter of tho Hawaiian Islands guage, hut wo shall contribute very
.l- ... -tit,- . i . i- .I.-,.. u.n n.l .tint., pnnnlrv'l flltlllf Intlph Inilppil nti.l in tmim pfFprfnntll
ana mat me cnnarcn arc cunsiraincu in muir uwm uu ...v., ......., - ..... . ....... ................
. ..-j -.. .1 .ti iHii.. - i. ...... I -..... ,. I to Ihelr hlffhptl lntrtpptn.
In nnHprcn Ihn itlnplnllnn nf Instruc.' creatnees. V
tlon In tho public schools, and to glvo , Some' Honolulu Sights.
up so many years to tho moulding of
their lives for tho duties and obliga
tions ot manhood and womanhood.
Where parents and citizens forget
Tho Museum and tho Acquarlum,
each so distinct from tho otner, but
both of a unlquo and local character
..in irnvn mmtn nn deen and lasting
these facts there exists r stnrtllng un impression upon tho observer ns
neglect of tho necessary provisions for( being an educative force of a most vai.
the training of their children; and uablo character, as perhaps, anything
where Oicso truths aro most fully nc-.olso that has come under his notice on
. .. .. ... iI.l i...i- t .!... u nnA thin a. mm 1
ccptca mere most giunousiy arc tuuiiu, tne isiaiius. it m5 , ....... --,
the gracious results of an Intelligent than nnotlicr tnat mo great cemtm ui; juuuuhuuu mm in v.nnts rcnsi,
and comprehensive s)stcm of cduca-1 sclcntlllc education and Intellectual life and were successfully propagaud In
tlon In the best adaptation of pedagogic lake pride In pointing 'out to visitors i oil prepared by men who loved the
.,i j- .i M...i i..n..Anna ... ih.. i. i. i. .ii.i.inw in nmr. irrpfll muscuml flaiinclri and tne Christ whom thev
IIICIIIUUB U11U HIVIUI imiuvui.vo iw Wiv It io mu uiai'iuj - o--"-
wclibelng of childhood nnd innlurcr for which their city has become fam
ous through tho liberality oi me gov
ernment or Bomc prlvato benefactor.
Wo hao In tho United States a num
ber of collections of great value nnd of
unspcakablo Importance, but Honolu
lu may be Justly pfoud of ncr Museum,
to their highest Interests, when we
teach them ' to do Justly, to loc mercy
nnd to walk humbly with God."
A new national life In Japan and a
now national life In China must harc
tor Its foundation In each case prin
ciples which shall combine that which
Ih ancient with what we have that Is
modern worth possessing and preserv
ing, and tho principles ot our Aincrl.
iaii life, wc must remember, h.id their
foundation laid In Christ's religion,
It Is 'not alone In tho larger educa
tion ot tho Intellectual faculties, but in
the great work ot training tho moral
end spiritual being as well, that tho
Christian nations hate been dlstln
innsuan nations nao uccn mmm-nu mny uc jumij huuu u. " -
gulshcd'ln the preparation they have 'and equally proud of her Aquarium,
.. . . .. . ' . .... . . . ...- .. I. .... I. .,,1.1 ll.nl It
given ineir cnuurcn iur tue ivbijuiihi
bllltics of human existence; and lu so
tnr nn natlon-i and ncanle hne under
Educational and Philanthropic
Tho Oahu College and the Kauicha
incha schools have un attraction for
the Christian and tho moral niid social
observer, which calls out the deepest
anu ifiuanj juuuu ui .w .,-.. , wVH..v ,.. - ...- .
for of the latter Iti may be saiu mat u grauiuac ui ins ncun iur me iiiuubiu
cunnut bo cxcollci, und, perhaps, has fulness and wise foresight of the mlu-
but few cnuals in tno wonu. mo iibh-Biunnries uuu iuu iuciuus numuiii
dlsnluy Is u revelation to tho unlnltlat- whom, under Uod, they owe their ex
stood this truth, so far has one nation 'display Is u revelation to tho unlnltlat- whom, under Uod, they owo lliclr ex
rcllpsed another In tho very highest 'cd In disclosing forms und colors pre- Istcnco and prosperity. No lltor tun
.i.i '...;.. i .ii,...i ....in,,.. ni,,i!.im,.i.. nni.F iniiinliipil. ii ml most all ' tome away Irom an Inspection of these
Attribute, of national creatness. and
Individuals havo otitshuno others in
the noblest evidences ot worthy alms
and honored lics. :'
VU IU UlOCIUSIllly IVll- . vw.w.- ,-.- . .-H ... ., v. -.
lonely never Innijlncd, und most at-v tome away Irom un Inspection of these
I-. 1 ...l.lln llin l..utll.llr...b i.lflit.i.t r. . t.l.ttl -I II f tllllt
tractive unu lEicrcnius, - immuu. n.lu. lvl....... .....
io,,. nnni,in hn visitor to grasii mindly aluo in tne iraininc ui iih
.. .. i .. . n... ...n... i .
Tn in nil ihl lu.'lmt nrellmliiarv to
expressing the great pleasure we feel
lu assuming the cdltoilul management
ot a department of this paper in a
community so blessed as Is Honolulu
In tho character of Its public schools
and thefndvahtages -enjoyed, as found
;.i the work ot the several Institutions
ot learning In this post beautiful and
highly 'favored city.
To bo told on authority that there
are on !lhc Inland one hundred and
Hit) -five 'public schools with, four hun
died anjf thirty-clgnl tcachcra aud six
teen thousand two hundred and sixty
pupils, t1 besides fjttynlno prlvato
MknAlal uillh Imn hnnilrnH ntlll ullclv-
DtllWUia,nilll . MU..U.W ....
!. Jan. hare ami tlvo thnilRIinil tnd
h,undreii, and four pupils, or In all two
hundred and fourteen scnoois, nun
seven hundred and one teachers anu
twenty-bne thousand four hundred and
Blxty-four pupils, Is a showing lu It
self of a very gratifying character.
But when we comef to deal In detail
v,lth the constituency represented, and
with the polyglot composition ot tho
material Involved, tho conditions arc
terhapB, tho most unique as well as
tho most satisfactory within tho en
tire dominions of the United States.
The tact that tho report of the schools
f Hawaii for the year 1905 shows
more than a dozen'' different national
ities among the students Is, we arc
convinced, without parallel In the
whole country, and a fact ot exception
hi lntpmit to cverv student of social
and moral conditions. And not only
lint ihn B.'hnt.irR bclnc so diversi
fied have made all the more Important
ana vaiuaDio me wurn uciuh u.wu,
pllsbed.whlch has, In considerable
measure, mot problems clsowhcro con
c'dered most embarrassing and far
reaching, and solved questions or glvo
promlso of solving, que3tions which
havo seemed to menace tho hlghc.it
welfare of tho nation.
moro easily than; otncrwiso posuum
tho strange and jet reasonable nisiury
of tho early Inhabitants of theao is
lands, and the grdwth, rudely at first,
and slowly, but surely, Into tho more
civilized condition) ot tho human life
Ptmnnth In Union.
Nothing in tncjwnoie range di um
moral and spiritual met with in tbece
Islands gives to much nromlce oi
MpkKttl fruit slian tho fact of Iho unit
ed rharactcr of the Protestant worship
which marks the qneness ot God s peo
ple In an attractive und, wc may hope,
p very real scntc. ' HUtwhere In towns
one fourth or even less populous
than that of this citya dozen scparalo
organizations, ehch having man
thurcli buildings, 103 frequently mark
n iiivlilnl (MirlstUnlty. und create a
spirit of competition, moat disastrous
in the rcni work of the Churclt ot jesus
Christ, while hero a Union Church
draws to Itselt, orjtccks to do so. c,on
grcgatlonallsts, McthodlsU, rrcsby
tcrluns, IlaptUto and others, who there
by certify to tho rltal nature oi tncir
lalth In Uod, and to the transctndant
necessity of recognizing the Maotcr'a
prayer "that they all may be one."
Wo cannot but )cllcvo that n larger
union Is near ut hand of which this Is
i. ni n fnrptimte. when all the redecmei
of tho Uird shall bo brought together
in a. nrcclous unity of spirit nnd pur
.ran un Ihnl Iho world tllO bCOlDllg
world shall be compelled to beltovc
In Jesus Christ as tho indwelling rrcs
ence and Power of every Christian
wall's future nconlc. and In tne devel
opment within the native bicast of the
noblest nsplratluns, us well as In mnk
Ing those now ficpailng lor life's du
Iiph Atilp In pamnpto with the Incoin
lug population from other lands In tho
nrntPKslanal. litiBlnnss and mechanical
opportunltjca which the new life and
ciowth of these Islands will moU cer
tainly display Hut tew Institutions
cf n llkcchdractcr lu any country, wo
believe, have n higher Ideal or a uobvr
purpose, und we congratulate the la
Inmin in nntsp.4f Inir. from President
down, through, the whole staff ot pro
fessors and teachers, so cmcient and to
tontecrated a body of liicn and women
In all depaitmcnts of thla glorious
ftuence upon those who come under
i(.ii tnatnirtliin. ns wrll na unon the
character ot their Hawaiian schohra
and students, and arc gaining con
noun In nubile esteem und in cITrc
tlvo work. That the property of these
nrlvala RPtlOOlS IS V.llllCd Ut U ITlllllOll
and a half dollars shows the noble re-
noma frlpndg of tllO C.1USC llsCWllCr')
have mado to tho appcits addressed to
them for tho funds liecesstr) for Hies"
educational and Miiiantiiropic pur
Herman on Newspapers.
lllshon Itestnrlck at St Andrew's
Cathedral preached a sermon on Sun
dav morning on "The Newspaper,'
which may not have suited nil the vis
nine editors In even particular, hut
whiph certainly dealt with nn tninoit
nnt subject In a trunk nnd fearless
im.' Vi liplleve with the good lllshon
that the press, being the grcit power
nnd public cducntor, ought tn represent
tho condition ot soclct) not so much
nn their exaggerated side as on the
iitn nf their more normal and health)
phases. It was a plcisurc to hear the
M.hnn nv that the new sparer of to
day was greatly better In certain moral
directions than the now spaptr of thlrtj
jcars ago. and that things which were
rnmmnn In Its pages then would not be
tolerated today. With the bishop wc
believe there Is still room for Improve
ment, and vet we also believe mat tne
editorial writers cvcrwhero are ills-
I laying a laudabl" disposition towards
the reformation which he pointed out
as being feasible and nctcssnry.
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I.unalllo Home for Aged and Infirm
natives, under the care of Mrs. weav
es, as matron, is among the most Inter
esting Institutions of a philanthropic
character to Do met wltn on the Is
lands, llcle Is displayed the useful
ness of a conrecratcj C'hrlttlan lite
which wears Itselt out In generous nnd
loving attentions to a class which but
for Christianity would nut onl bo de
graded hut would havo been cast off as
worthless, to die In the wretchedness
of starvation and deipalr, Tho vir.lt
wo paid this Homo will be nmoug the
best icmcmLcrcd Incident.: of our short
sta) In Honolulu, and will often he
reverted to when In California aud
elsewhere, we are seeking to speak of
tho cood works undertaken on behalf
ot the Hawaiian natives by the mis
sionaries nnd their descendants.
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CENT SHELVNECKLACES, SOUVENIR 8POON8, OLD HAWAII.
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Honolulu, T. H.
What Education Should Be.
tn iho nearlv two weeks of observa
linn kind careful study given to tho
inlnf'nrnhlpmxvnr 'tllPSO Islands, CO
altogether inadequate anu yet oi sum.-
Ilttlo value, the writer Is convinces
ii.ni tho pfrnrt nf the educationist are
lipro sh elsewhere tho supremo hopo oi grades
the future. And It cannot bo too schools
The Private Schools,
It has been Impossible to visit all
tho Institutions ot learning "' (he Is
lands or even in Honolulu, hut from
what wo havo been told both the pub
lic and private schools uro under the
very best management, und vlo with
each othor In turning out the highest
quallt) of scholar In their respective
Every ono ot tho private
seems to posress advantages
"Manneri Make tho Man."
We shall, we hope, be free from tho
charge of being disloyal to the schools
and their methods of work on the
mainland, If, In tho highest Interests
nf truth urn rnmnluln of tho loss
among tho young' of our country ot
that respect for ago and station which
has seriously lowered tho uttractlvc
..... i vr.ii Hi in ihn eves of their eld
ers. It Is tho trying complaint ui w
mature mlnds everywhero that this
loss has damaged tho quality of child
life, and Interfered with tho develop
ment of better standards than the
spirit of commercialism and the
abounding love of richcB and pleasures
have produced, or can possibly pro
duce, under any circumstances within
tho iimitniinns of ordinary human ex
istence. It Is all the more a pleasure,
therefore, to nolo tho quality oi tue
manners of the children and younc.
people generally of Honolulu, which
Impress themselves upon ,tho visitor
as tho. product of tho schools founu
here, and ot the moral and religious
Influences brought to bear upon them,
--.I u.hiph rr.iwt ho much credit upon
the early missionaries and their suc-
kv TWn npnnln of theso
Islands, we fondly beltevo, have ap
preciated tho fact that whllo great
.i-M-tnroa n, wood and stone can be
reared by tho hands of labor, character
Is an attribute of numan me wuitu
The Plain Truth
Is Good Enough For Us
tnO KUtlirO, AnU It UHIV " w" bwhwjio ivii0 iw .v -........-....
strongly Insisted upon that Christian of its own whlih commend It to nub
education must bo Included in any sut J ic favor, and which ensuro Its uictul
hclcnt schemo tor tho amalgamation ncss and prosperity, Dctldcs tho Kn-
... . . ...... I... ntit I !... ....Ul.a ..H.t tt.n flnlil. rll.
of tne varicu interests oi auvitij, uicuunicuu ocuuuid miu .. .... ..-
for tho obtaining, of any sort ol nomo-- icgo, and otner rroiosiuni msmuuons
genolly among tho. people. Thcro Is n of learning, the Roman CatholliB pos
common bond of union. It Is knowl- sens some fine schools, among them St.
.Hen itui Kpenlur knuwledso must bo Louis College, with Its seventeen
reinforced by tho clomentu of urisclf- teachers and fix hundred and thirty
Ishncss so that knowlcdgo shutl bo an-, students and tho schools of tho 81s
pllcdlby us to our Lrothcr man's good' tors of tho Bacrcd Hearty a flourish-
in n. n... niun .nlilili ptiHii nnd tntw In.i It ut Inn Thn nrnnnxltlnn to
US WUII HO lu uiu u,i luiisH v.., iiih iiliiiui'"". 1- '
so that wo shall leurn tho truth that' unite Mills Institute, Knwalahao Hcml-
..i.luj. iUKirfl.n lu Intlmnlnlv! .. Mnvtli Itnplftp InHllttllo. Mptho-
OUr IIUIillUU T nvitmu m ........., uai;, ,w,.. ...w ...-... ,
connected with our own In all the rtla-J dist schools for Koreans and others,
.. . 1l. trt.nt Invn, nl l.n nnn' I nat 1 1 lit Inn tfl tip klinWtl US
UUIIB UI IIUIIWll ,..-- -- ....w -.. -- --
his country, what true-hearted Amcrl-the Mld-raclBc Institute, promises to
can, docs not hope to seo the laws ensuro tho erection under stiong Chrlh
and government of tho United States' 'tian influcuces of a great educational
mado not only adequate as a FOllClvj center devoted to tho upbuilding ot a
fn- thn nrrler nnd business of thew , hlahlv Intelligent class of men and
inlands, but made a PRINCIPLB of women worthy to tako their Pluto
social Ufo and brotherhood, drawing' alongside their brothers, and sisters of
men's hearts together, and lifting all ' American blood on tho mainland and
ranks und walks of socloty up to tin anywhere the world over. The school i
unselfish standard of mutual rlghtH. under Illshop Ilestarlck. ol tho L,pts
UnSOllloll lliuuuaiu ii n.Mfcuw. ..n
and united ncifon, for the general pros
perity and tho universal gooa.
Tho Increased attendance at all tli",
copal church, aro best known to tho
w rltcr and havo surprised him because
of tho extent and quality of their
unrlr Ht Atlrtrpu'll Prlorv RlIiOOI lor
IIIH lllLIUUDrU UllVHMHHVV t .. ." nw.o. -.-- - ...... ---- -
Ipublle schoolB, at tueir recent re-open- gins, toiani whiicbb iur iiub, m, t...
Ing.'ls n splendid Indication of what abcth's House and schools for both
the futuro ol meso tsianus win ut- ccxos, whu tuuir nuu"v fi-
like In tho high Intelligence of the throplc and socialistic agencies in euu-
. . .... .. .!. A en ntl... i..n.b nn Phrletlnn llnps. nlcllt
poopie. Ann tno carneov wuiiv " "".wino wv w.. w....-..- . -----
.j..Mn.. nnA liKarai.TninitoH mpnl pincpti fnr Chinese and Japanese men,
and women found among the teacueKj etc , are all exercising a splendid In-
ju. ,. Bliln,i Jeuielrv on tho IN8ALLMENT plan. A
little down, the rest In easy payments to suit your convent-
... . .. i. ... .kniiiH trfim anrl If V0U STO
ence. we nave a noua ..um i w..v ...... - .- ,--
not overburdentd with tnon.y It will pay you to see us, and
-u u.... ai'iti iter on of the Slllllt unnL-.ui.ms.w
mrv ivHi ij (-.---. -. -.
PLEDGES, consisting of
Gold Rings, Brooches,
Neck Beads. Neck Chains,
Solid Gold Cuff Links
.i iM iAt a uatp.ufr nrices unheard of before. And
It It's only a question of quality and price we are positive of o
.1 .- t..jm, vn.. iinn't hiu. n huvnsocctlon Is all wc ask.
ting yvwi ,. i. " - - ..-.- .- -- .
Remember, we are tho only cut price Jewelers and Installment
House In Honolulu, For a real bargin, see
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101B NUUANU STREET, NEAR KINO.
OPEN AT NIOHT UNTIL 8:30.
Persons who attempt to economise by securing a ,
cheap laundryman are Invariably mulcted for a large
The cheap workman, with unskilled hands and an-
clent machinery, Is usually able to remove the dirt,
but the clothing Is almost annihilated In doing so. Ha
breaks the collars and the buttonholes become frayed; .
the shirts are torn; the hole In the hose la Increased; v
often white laundry Is mUed fer washing with colored
goods, and Is returned streaked with faded eolora and
seldom Is It that the washing does not result In eapen
slve clothing textures becoming ruined by a few wash
Ings. Employees here are skillful ones experienced In
the class of work they do. The machinery le modern,
and cleanses the clothing w thout destroying It Collar
and shirt front recelvs a perfect pollh, that th mot
critical admire! And all the clothing receive a ear
and attention that Is readily apparent All Ordinary
mending Is done free of charge.
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decidedly superior to that of other.
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