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EVENINQ BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H, SATURDAY, DEC. 30, 1011.
WHAT SHOULD A
Business Men and Educators,
Stirred By Mayor's Criti
cism of City Schools,
Give Their Views.
Atnwir flnvfinr'n orltlrlntn nf Now
York'd incnent njslein of educating
.hlldriii. innilo In n t-ilk lieforc elccu
men nml women lio hnd nppolnUM ta
.. ... . . . .. ....
llio'llonnl of IMucntiiiu, startled mill)
eiliirnlorB nml delighted m ni men ul
llio heads of IiIk tn.iiiiifncturliiK mill
invrcantllo Iioiisih, who coiiBUnlly
niett tionlile when the) lilio jciun.;
folku from llio scIiihiIh.
Tlio Mnjnr thinks (here It mi at
tempt lo touch chllilron (oo much; to
slto lhem a superficial knowledge of tho liuslnos, from tho bottom up gets
tinny things Instead of accurate nnd to )0 n1', Kets out on the ro.id
thorough knowledge of a row thing am.' "na"- '""' , '"'"vlodgo to en
Ile hdloveH It Is a. mistake to tench '"', ,,lm ,u l," '""'ness for him-
foreign languages in the public
rchoolH, nml sins ho lias )ct to find
it chlhl who learned n. foreign hngu
age well enough In tho New Yoi't
tchools to tnlk It
Joel I). (loodmau of tho hosiery Im
poltlng nnd coinnilsslon (Inn of (lood
mau llros. No 4K3 Ilrontlwa), who is
ti neighbor of Ma)or O tynor In Ilrook
1; ii, ulccil well the opinion of
many emplo)crs of )oung men.
lln said: "I believe that for nctlve
life In (onimorclnl business ami ma
nufacturing a high school and college
education Is a linndlcnp to a bo), be
cause after such nn education' a
' young man does not want to do tho
actual work that Is lcqulred of n
young fellow Btnrtlng In as a boy to
learn a business. Of tho American"
lifter tho llrHt generation who como
lo us front tho schools to seek em
ployment, eighteen out of overy
twenty want lo stint In oulco work.
Who the Real Workers Are.
"If jou want real workers )ouhno
to liho HiisbIiuis or Italians who were
pet Imps born In llio old countries and
nave a general sninttetlug of how
worners uppiy iiicuiBeives tno!e."
vj uiu n.iiuiK iu wuin, to i-jii ai,
mi, iniiLuiu, ii-urii me oiisiiiess an uio
way up, and accept small wages at ' uecomo mecnauicni money getters,
the start. The) get tho positions, ilnjLt euahlo them to get tho gioit
tho work falthfull), ami do not bilk ('bt umount of liapplnois out or Ufa
over drudgery, i:enlititlv Ihc) mikep1' -IlS
IheniBolvog bo liidlsponsnblc Hint thev "Tho so-called newer Biihjects
i'se and nro pild rooiI snlailes. It which have hien lnlrotluceil Into the
Is patt of u business nnn's cducitlon. nubile school curilciiliim ilnrlmr the
f Llwiiu mnp,. .1nl..ll ... 1.1 I...-!
from tho bottom up. That man sit-
ling over there lit Hint desk cimo
... ........ ..,. iiuiiiii ,,i inn u iniiiunn
mi, nun iMimiii-Bg at uiu nge oi uur-
teen, vvoiketl, slaved, inasteretl ono'
"lug nfler unollicr nnd rone. Tutliy
lio Is married, has n fanill), Is an lin
lortuut part of llio business and a
"A boy of thirteen or fourteen Is
impressionable nnd absoibs knowl-
edge rapidly. It conies lo him hard-
r luiur on. tr no is m tne ractory
or Rtoro at that age he leains mor
rapidly tho riiiulnmentals than ho
(ot-R arter ho has spent tlio next few'
A PUBLIC SCHOOL?
.... I i.ii. i. ..i mi i. ...........
rrm iiiKh hciiwii or coiicko io im
, tMffeiotil IiIciiIh. Ho Been tho lint IB
I "r iiml sklrlcs It IIiihIiiobh In made
I up of liore Ki'iitp nml luinl work,
j "Tnko two bon of fmirtrui. Tlipy
liao llio Bntua inciitnl miikc-upi nnd
licillli. One roob Into n btisliiess
no'""' ns "'ro UJy "10 "le" l" '
!c"'l. At cIkIHpoii tlio nlch Reboot
,0 c,,nle " '"W" wre "o 'or
lifiv rllil ffiiii nnpn linTfirn 'Phi,
hoy (lid four oar8 before. The
chnncea nro ho will nmer citch up
Ho sees tho dirt. Tho other ho) did
lot sec it, nml Is now ho) unit It. Olllco
positions seldom carry nny ml win
tngo Tlioy deelop buokkeei or nml
statisticians. There Is little luither
'idvnnccmciit. Hut tho hoj knowing
Advantage of Early Start.
"The hoy starting to work early Is
alwnn more economical thnn tlio liny
coming ftom school with n lot of finis
nnd frills. Their tnhtis nro oiitlit'lj
different. Tho boy beginning at tho
bottom early learns the exact value
if n dollar by hard, grinding woik,
He seldom forgets It It would bo
more nlualile to Immunity If In our
public schools more technical educi
llon was glcn to fit tlio hos and
glils for tho real work of life. If It
Is neeosRury for tlieni to learn hngu-
nges they will pick tlictn up In lnul
ncss. Ilcttcr Hint In their earl) years
the pupils bo drilled In tho tlireo It'n
till tho) know Idem thoroughl), nml
then, If they must go to school more,
make their educntlon technical,
Prof. Georgo Drayton Stra)er of
Teachers' College, Columbia Univer
sity, an nutliorlty, who has Just pub
llshetl a book on "Tho Teaching Pro
ocss," In which Is Included a chnp
fer on Hie aim of education nml an
other on tho com so of Btmly, gave n
new turn to the discussion b sue-
- l"""K "'" " oemg a tiemocrncy
"' ...m-.i h.iii ... v iii.iiiwii nvvu 111,1
"vpflmnj nv i, iii i,jjn nun kiiiai
1 .n n.. u ... . ..
ijnl uiiL'trii 1,1 lim'iiiv ai'mth mil ini.ni
" "'- ' '-f a.bvu..i.in inn, iiiiiiiuc, Mlltl;
bv virtue of tho prcssuio which has "I talked to n )oung man on this
been brought to hear upon Hiu'vcry Biibject toda) a )ouiig man In
scnoois rroni iiiobo mitslue
iirofesslon of educntlon
(rawing, manual ttaliidig nnd domes
lie science hnvo b;cn ilcmnnded by
die public nt largo ami aio In the
rchools to stay because or this do-
naiiii nml because or tlio contribution!
which Ihcy make to what wo may cili'your rclajlves to give jou u Jib
n complete cducitlon. jl don't want to get ou a Job in
Alms of Education. You nre In the position of u folliw
"As I view llio problem, education who has pot to Icirn to phi) bisebill
should dovelop Intelligence. piovldoiYou mav know all about llio ginio
children with proper habits, arouse1 from the bleitheis You mil) In a
Makes Washing Easy
Be sure to have .it
in your laundry
SOLD BY ALL GROCERS
H. Hackfeld & Co.
.ippiti IiiIIiiiih nml iletutop pnwti (o
work. luiiiUJinilciitly nml economlrnll),
Thnt part of our present vclmol curri
culum which doca not illrtctly count
In eiinhllug a child In m ike lnonev i
inn) ho the most linKrtiint education!
wo rUc Ono of the most Important
problems In nur present day demo
crocy In Hint of the proper into of
lelauie time. Tho day laborer orl
the nrtlsnn Inn nwihlde n tiumlur'
of hours each tiny during which he
Is master of Ills own time Tho wink
which we do in our schools In untura
ttudy, music, dinwlng, llluntu o nml
history, nono of which I bel eo nre
connniinl) lucliiiled as nmoiig the
three It's, ought to result In prililug
tastes which will menu Ihc onjo.wnetit
of tho nobler pleasures durlrg leisure
hours. Tlio fact Hint wo line not nl-
-endy nelilevcd nil we hope for In thf,
leaching of these subjects Is tut n
valid argument against giving lhem
a place In the curriculum.
"The question of the relative sue
cobs of bo)s who enter uiaiiutictur
!ng ami comniercltl pursuits with oi
without high school op college train
ing, lias been answered over and over
again In our country by Ihc success
end contribution to public welfare of
those who have received more than
ortllmi-j educational advantages The
leadcis In nnv lino of activity me,
b) virtue of their positions, tlnrged
with greater coclnl responsibility. I'or
tho men who nre to direct tlio energ
ies nnd thought of tho mujoiltv of
our clllzeps a liberal education Is es
sential. The whole movement tin
lug the past generation his been to
Increase tho demand for liberal (rain
ing for thoso who would enter tho
"Hccenlly (hero has been pi ov hied
technical training for IIiohp win mo
in enter iiianurncturltii; nml meieiu
tllc pursuits. This piovlslon for t i
adequate liberal training ns a ImbIs
for special training is. I believe, n
recognition on the part of our gieit
leaders In education of tho necessity
for htendth of training for those who
aru In loud In any Hue of endeavor,
Men of Unusual Powers.
"Of course there hnvo been notable
ixamplcs of men who hive achieved
nicccss without supeilor educ itlou (I
ndvnntngcB. A Bludy of the lives of
theso mnn rnniliipi no i. .,.,.. i,,
tney succeeded not because Iheywcnt
lino mo mcior) or Biiop euri) Pi llfi
imh riiiuer dcciiubq ttiey wero men
of unusual imwcrs who won mi edu
cation ortcn at very gru it cist to
themselves In spite or iho Tact Hint
they vveio uualilo to attend high
tcliool oi colligc.'
Josepn i ronch .IoIiiiboii. Dean of
Now York Uulveisty Si lion) or Com-
iiinrnn .rnmtta n...i
whom 1 am tnteiested, and who has
just comi) Iifiui n great technical
school to enter iixn tho ncllvo bit
Ho or lire. He Is lead) lo IiokIii ns
an aiccirical engineer. I salil. "N'mv
oti luivo got to get out nml get a
Job. I do not want von lo cot nnv .r
1 - " r.-- -... "
Stearns' Electric Rat and Roach
Paste the Standard Exterminator
Tor over thirty years Stearns'
Electric Hat and Hoacli Paste has
been the standard exterminator in
this country and today it is used all
over the world, for killing off rats,
mice, cockroaches, watcrbugs and
It !s ready for use, economical,
reliable and sold under an absolute
guatantcc of money back if it fails.
Sold cv-eryvvhcrc. Be sure to get
the genuine; 25c and ?i 00 Stearns'
Electric Paste Co, Chicago, 111.
good fm You nn) know how a gteit1
pitcher gives IiIh fninous curves. Hut
when )ou go out on llio Mild to piny,
llio gamo vourBCir )ou will lear.i oii,
don't know how to pla).' j
I think Ma)fir fli'vntir U right In'
what he suvs about there being loo
man) subjects taught in scho d. He
Is rluht ueuernllt nimaklinr. Tho lin-
isirlunt thing about sclii tiling Is that
it Is onlv pirt of wlnt the b iv should
get In fine he euleis attlve ire. II'
should learn (o think ccirl), and he
can't If h" Is working on it lot ol
htiigs. IM rn her u bo t ike up inn
Mug and know It fiom A to 'A than
lo ktep up tvveiitv -11111 know them
Impel fecll), if at nil
What a Boy Should Know,
"lie should know how to spell ac
curate!) nnv word. Ho bIijiiI 1 know'
iritlimellc thiuouglilv And liter!
lltigllsh and the wh) ir it He bIiouII;
know 11 row Important 1 vents In Ame-
rican History 11) nenrt miw tne) go
over a lot or things ho doesn't grasp.
Tho gootl thing about tho old college
etlucitloti wiiH Hut thev tnllcil v.iii
down to tlireo or four thlngi nml )ou
had to know them literv pulills man
Is iiRkcd to tnko pin In a Ihnusan 1
enterprises. He cui'inl He usiiall)
gives bliiiselr lo n row a'l I tltiei gootl
"I'd prn'bnbly add to tho high school
tialnlug a ver) Imeiislvu s ml) of
Amerlcin biislatss, luiiklug, tho
Kiiovvlulgo of Hit 111 nml of bonds ami
Flocks When tho hnv gets out Into
business ir he goes at It fiiini the bot
tom he knows nl!"' about It ami be
comes an cxiert, file j,rt a good s il
ai). You can't go.lnto a biisluuss ami
ilt'inaiiil $2r, a week lo stnil. V me
teaching our )oung men now that
they have got to do drudger) tn In m
'er any railing In .'jlii I went fiom
college In 'wink on H10 Siilligllehl
Hcpiibllcan ami I l.iew how to. vviite
an eRBii). I wanted a good snhiiy.
The) ofTereil tnu $8 a week to begin
Ilcforo 1 bail been, ,n 'bit editorial
loom a week I leatncd I didn't know'
nil) thing iibmt writing.
"I was bet In loudeiislrg tho now
rrom Iho Ilosloii paiicrs. Thero was a
(tor) nboilt a baj who hud eel 'en'
all) Inngeil hluihelf In a (olir It
was a good stor), bill Iho editor told
me to vvilto It down into .1 stick Ivvn
Inches or spare. It took 1110 ihrio
boms to do It and then It hid lo be
leniitteii b) somebodv olu- I Indn't
lad Hie teihuluil tinluiiig. I pit It
artciward The colli ges aio now
teaching biiiliiess mclliods, o. por
tion nuance nml business oigaulzi
Hon. It Is a good tiling ami there
hliiinld bo mine lechulcil (raining In
nil Iho pi bonis Hut as for the tllrfei-'
nice belwieil the high school ttaln-'
lug nml Iho bo) In the shop without
II the high Bihtiol b ij will cml bel
ter, given eipi il iiatmal nitltude" j
Abraham Stem, Under or the Hon, 1
or IMucallon, said: "One or Iho things
roniplalni'il or by tho Mil) or Ih Dial
the bo)s who leave Fcliool want lo'
1 cinniii bisikki opera nml tlcrks nml
iho girls vv nit to lie stenographers
How can wo help whnt (he) become
iiHer leaving Iho schools? Wo urn not.
leaching them tratles nor how lo tllg'
In illlches. We don't pretend to do
'hat. Hut, wo nro le.iehlnu them Ilia
essentials or leading, wilting nml
arithmetic nml a few other things
which will make tliom fnlrly good
Kilirunry ! U tho dale nf tbi an.
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The Ridgehouse Wine and Distilling
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remain io until January 31 or until ill ' ' '"'I tubicrlbed.
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