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EVENINQ BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. .H, 8ATURDAY, JAN. 20, 1912.
A PAGE FOR WOMEN AND THEIR INTERESTS
Local Chat: Home and Fashion Hints: Religious and Other Activities: Things Feminine
' LOCAL TEACHER BUILDS
$10,000 HOME IN MANQA
ROMANCE OF THE
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To MIkb Clara L. Zlei'lor, n teacher
in mu iiiK'rricnnoi, is uilu Ilia credit
ut iiiiinnRliiR mill flnuiiclns a biilldliiK
piopnslllon which not only necessi
tates hhrnu'il btintnniia tiKMItv l.iil
when fully developed, will result In
II llllllllrtnllin lii!llilimii atriifttlu-ii In nnn '
nr the. best sections nf thu city Col
The structure, which In to coat ap
proximately 1 0,000, In now In course
of election, the contract cnlllni; for
Ita cmupUtlon hy April 1.
Althouu.li tho outside plana were
iliawn hy local architect, tho ar
rangement of thu Interior was planned
entirely by Miss Xici;ler and are go
cleverly drawn that while the limine
l.i to nerve ultimately an ii residence,
with thu most modern appointments,
It for a time will be rented to desir
able tenants, fulnlllni; In a measure
tlie demands for a select rooming
The bullilliiR will consist of two
stories and a basement, eight bod
loouiH being assembled on the second
lloor. These for n time will bo rent
ed to persons who have presented sat
isfactory recommendations. The re
ception hall and parlor below will lie
for thu use of thu roomers, tho Idea
lie I nt; to preservu the atmosphere, of
a home throughout, (las platen In tho
cool airy basement may bo used to
heat water for tea, etc., every priv
ilege but that of actual cooking being
A large wing at one end of the
house will be rented to n family as
The bouse will hau ti foundation
nf native lava and will ad lie re to no
set stylo of architecture, tho plans be
ing entirely original. Tho rooms will
bo artistically furnished.
Although thin In tho Ilrst time t lint
AIIsh Zlegler lias engineered a prop
osition of such magnitude, she ban
planned u number of smaller houses
anil In particularly fond of the work.
It being an advocation rather than u
She is tho recipient of hearty con
gratulations from her friends, who be
llcvo that besides being u financial
success the new house will bo no ad
dition to the resident portion of the
city and will some day furnish her an
artistic modern home.
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MOVBMUNT Is on foot to re- then, driven by fear to wander from "Hob LdWIUIIUUb UUIIUIdl re
produce Ucrnanl Shnw's play j place to place, until, In desperation port SIlOWS PrOtjrCSS;
"You Never Can Tell," which ho finally took his own life In the W0fk RCViGWCtl.
was given ny i ue college lauo.rar west, prouaniy witnout Knowledge!
en Friday evening for the hcnclH of
somo worthy charily. The piece was
admirably presented and It seems a
shame that to few people were "anions
tlinip present." If It were given again
nt the Hawaiian Opera House ami the
general public Invited, u large sum
would surely be realized. The Young
Woman's Christian Association and
the King's Daughters Home, both In
need of funds have been mentioned
as worthy bcncflclarltn.
Plans for the new King's Daughters
Home are now In the bands of an nr-
of tho child that had been born to'
him In the mountains of Tennessee.
Charm does go such n long way
whether Inborn or painfully acquired,
I believe the woman endowed with
charm gets her clothes even much
chenpet than the woman who pride
herself on her bluffncss and saying ex
actly what she menus.
In every way It is the same. Where
the self-assertive, loud sioken woman
gets hustled back and trodden on in
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trustees It wan decided to work on a
(25.000 basts. Less than half this
amount Is on hand but It Is confidently
expected that tho entire amount will
onian with charm gcta it all her
Twenty years ago next September,
the first kindergarten in Honolulu was
started by Mr. P. W. Damon In con
nection with bis Chinese school. Many
changes have taken place since that
first little Chinese Kindergarten, un
der the direction of Miss Mildred Kin
ney, cradled by the Woman's Hoard
of Missions for the I'nclllc Ocean
struggled Into life. Today we are
proud to report that the school hat
trebled Its original number, that It Ir
no Innycr a Chinese Kindergarten on
ly, hut takes In children of every na
tionality that apply, uud that from
this small beginning have sprung
Traveling, the woman with charm' fourteen kindergartens, Beven In Ho
gets her own way all along. The other nolulu, four on Maul, two In llllo, and
women call her a minx, but she Is one on the l-wa Plantation.
generally absolutely natural, There were eoplo who rcoffed, call-
ed It a fad, and prophesied a brief
TO A VERY DEAR GARDENER.
Our Hii;luiiil is it pinion that is full of slsilcly views,
Of lsirili'iH, licils iiinl shrulnVries, mid Isiwns mul iivcnm,
Willi statutes nit the termei's mid ic:ick'I;s strutting by;
Hut llie (ilnrv of the (i union lies in tnoro llimi meets the eye.
For where tho olil thick laurels grow, nltni the Ihiti red wnll,
You'll Iiinl the loul mid polling sIimIs which tire the heart of nil,
The cold frume mid llie lmt huiw.-s, the iluii'-pils mid the tanks,
The roller., esirla mid drain pipes, with' thu harrows mid ln plunks.
And there you'll see tho finrdenern, tho men mid 'prentice lsiys,
Told oil' to do ns Ihey ore hid mid do it .without noNe;
For, except when seeds ure plmito mid we shout to scare tho birds,
The (llorv of the Onrdcii it nbideth not in words., , ,
And some emt pot liogonia mid Hume can bud a n,
And some are hardly lit to triHl with iinvtliiiif; that j;rows;
lint they can roll mid trim the luwu and hi f I llie sand and loam,
I'm the Cllory of thu (larden occupied) all who come.
Our Kiilmid h a garden, and Pitch gardens are not made
My finin, "Oh! How lieautifitl!" and sitting in the shade
While belter men than we o out and start their working lives
At grubbing weeds from gravel jt.it h with broken dinner knives
There's not a pair of le-w so thin, there's not n head so Ihiek;
There's not a hand so weak mid white, nor yet a heart so siek,
lint it can Hud some needful job that's crying to 1m done;
For the (Jlor.v of the (larden glorilieth every one.
Then seek your job with thank fulness and work till further orders,
If it's only netting strnwlierrien or killing slugs in borders;
And when your hack stops aching and your hands K'gin to harden,
You'll ffnd yourself it partner in (he fJlury of tho Garden.
Oh, Adam was a gardener mid Clod who ina'de hint fees
That half a proper gardener's work is done upon his knees.
So when your 'work is finished you can wash your hands and pray
For the filory of the Garden that it limy not pass awnyt
And tho Glory of the Garden, it shall never pass away!
Hudyard Kipling, in the new history of Kuglmid by Fletcher
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MnieiiiPiit Hint tliiitin ulu. iiii.. i.-n Sll" "nseemty rrvoiilles ami ns in """- " "" " '""" nnuw
Sr . tc become n enXeri of CM," nH "0wil"r- "alt al"1 "!",",' ""' "'" ,,,, MrnB ,l",vU"1"' a'"'
neii n utsirn lo income mem Ur or naturally rigorously excluded ulrailfast imrpose of Mr. Damon, Mr
the Floral Parade chorus Include some . "' """'raiiy rigorously exciuuui ,,.,. , ,, ,..,.' ..,,.
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propriety, hut twentieth century Ideas, undertook this work, never wavered,
are moro lax. Whatever u iierioti'n I:arl' ancl lato ,,iey laboreil to arouse
private opinion may be. concerning '"thuslasui, raise money, ns well as
powder and paint, few will deny that I101 themselves on methods In order
.their life has recently largely lncreos-1 ,0 ni'lually start the work. Ho sue
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I newspaper editorial of March
1894, a year uud a half later, "Will e
of the beat talent of thu city. This
combination of willingness and talent
bespeaks a highly praiseworthy pro.
The annual dinner at the Centra
Union church on Wednesday evening
wan made the occasion nf hearty good
fellowship. Th'ls event Is of a purely
social nature and Is anticipated by-
It Isn't exactly tying up "her bonnle
brown hair;" but tho last touch for
most of us have been steeping, the
beginnings of the kindergarten have
n. mi i .. tli ii oeiinliiip fiiml limn la t li.i i n ,.. I
me inemucrs nun inenus oi mo cn.irri. -.""" '-; "'"'"" "-" been mado In Honolulu, humbly but
from ear to year. ha may va y rom the rec an fll et, we ,, encouragingly. Two
I to he cap that covers the hair. In. ,ara ,mve h ps,abl8hmenl and
The reception In honor of Run Vo "-ed. Paris Is making hair ornaments t ,luf fl kindergartens. Hut
nt tho Chinese Halt on Monday eVe.,llortunt continent parts of he mor(l are
Ing was a notable event In many res- w'"d scheme of dress, mid today tho nre mM ,( ee, of ,,,..
pects. Chief among It, attractions to enormous l,x that holds the gown U Q K , , d
the large number of tourists present accompanied by a smaller ono for tho., ag ,.,,,,,.,.,..., for .,, .orl, ,
WKIil.lNClTO.W N. 7.. Tho comploto
returns In tho referendum which was
recently taken on tho question nf tho
national prohibition of the liquor traf
fic are now In, but though a majority
ol tho votes were given In favor of
prohibition the required percentage
was not attained und tho position will
thereforo remain ns before.
The figures disclose that 2C.ri,8GI
votes were given In favor of tho meas
ure and L'02,C0S against it. Thu votes
given In favor of prohibition thus
amount to f!,9:! per cent of tho totul
number of votes polled, but u per
centage of (10 would have been re
quired In order to carry tho nieasuro
was Ha cosmopolitan atmosphere. Ha
waii's aloha and equally fervent greet
ings from Japanese, Koreans, Portu
guese, Americans and Kugltsh were
conveyed to tho president of the new
'C'lililtslTnepuIille'lhrouRii his son. No
ono seemn .finite sure what It would
ho proper to wear upon such an occa
sion mid the result wan ever) thing
from decollete gowns and dress suits
down to street hulls and holokus.
It Is remarkable to what lengths a
woman will occasionally go to coin
notoriety into dollars and cents at tho
mint of public curiosity. Tho latest
freak of this character In Mrs. I,. A,
Howard, a Tennessee woman, who has
sold to a newspaper syndicate a sen
rational story which revives the an
sasslnatlon of Abraham l.lnnfjn and
embodies the confession that her fath
er wus the .1. Wilkes llooth who coii.
milieu ine crime, Airs, uowaru claims
to hold proofs that she Is the daugh
ter nf tho actor assassin; that her
mother now dead, then a widow living
in tho Tennessee mountains, was mar
ried to J. Wilkes Uooth wlille ho wan
hiding there In the years shortly fol
lowing the national tragedy at Ford's
Theatre In Washington.
' She exhibits a certified copy of her
mother's ninrrlage certiorate, made
nut tu J. W, llooth nnd I-ouIfh J.
Payne, attached to which In a faded
bit of paper liearlng tho signature, "J.
Wilkes llooth," which the declares wan
torn from the records of tho Tennes
seo Court with the permission of the
clerk. Tills signature appears to be
identical with authentic facsimiles of
tho signature of llooth,
Tho mountain people In Tennessee
who knew Mrs. Howard's father say
she In very much like him. Sho has
the samo dark eyes nnd tho snmo mag.
nolle personality. They uphold her
theory that he was llooth; that he llv i
here In liny rooms, a Hawaiian, a
Japaiiete, and u Foreign Klndergartiu
were held. Tho Portiiguee Kludirgar
ten wan opened In n little wlille wash-
oil cottage on Miller strect,nd was
called the IllceCook school, Two
years later, a gift from Mr. J. 11. Ath
urtnti ttinilit If lu-tuulliln fn t liln 11 1
I uf ...! ..ij.. I- itnixt. ti, -i i.. nr., '" aim
" ,, ""'" "'" " l '", dergarlen to have a new building, and
: ' , ' . ',' ' "" ' today, as the Miller Street Kludergar-
nnd mend. She must also cook; from ,, , on(, of ,
that, even Itnltle Creek cannot sov ju, w100a
her. She may dreum sternly of Mor-I , mr ,,. Womqn'i Hoard, under
garet Fuller, who read Plato whllel ,,, .r..,, ,,. .nrl, ,,,, ,.
The real drawback to tho simple
life Is that It Is not simple. If you
nre living It. you .positively eau do
nothing else. Tin re Ik' nut time. Tor
thu simple life demands virtually that
there shall be no specialization. The
she pared apples, but In her secret
begun, found It growing beyond Its
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poln of view Is It siinpler to have u (Continued on Page 10.)
maid of all work than to Indulge """ H !
self In liveried lackeyn? Not, olivlous.
ly, for the mistress, uud It Is surety
simpler lo lie un adequate second (
fontiiiau than to lie an odequute
boune.u-tout-ralre. We should really,
simplify life by having moro servants
rather than fewer; more luxury In
stead of less. The smoothest machin
ery Is the most complicated, and which
of us wants to sink tho Muuretanla
mul go buck to llobert Fulton's steam
boat? Ono would think that the de
cision would be made naturally for
onu by onx'h Income. Hut It Is tho
triumph of the new pnnidux that this
Is not so Thousands nf people seem
to bu liifeele.l with tho Idea that by!
In response to an Inqnny a- lo wh
cryeauthemums, wlille grown In grot
profusion In the Territory of Hawaii
by natives of Japan, do not attain
either the size or standard of beauty,
which distinguishes them In their na
tive land, n Japanese nurseryman ex
plained that the plants require u de
cided change of seasons If the bloom
Is to be perfect.
During the early part of May the
Japanese take ciiltlniis of the plants
about five Inches In length, which they
plant In a shady situation, covering
them with a hand glas lii'il they
have taken root, when air Ii n luiltted
to strengthen them. As socn as they
are well roottd they are planted sop.
arately Into small pots and plunged
Into a border of earth In an open sit
nation. They then require1 frequent
waterlnc unless the weather la show
About the end of August or begin
ning of September the plants are liiov.
ed Into larger pots with rich mold.
but no longer plunged Into the earth.
When the frost coiiiim on the pots lire
Legend Centuries Old Says
Virgin Mary Appeared
Under Wayside Oak.
MMMPKST, Janunry 0 - At llemeto,
a small town near the Hungarian capi
tal, there has Jilt-L been celebrated a
religious tcrWic round nn oak that
lias become famous ns "the holy tree."
It stands by the side of tho main road,
so strangely decorated that all who
pass that way are bound to take noto
of this forest shrine. This Is Its ex
Several centuries ago, according to
tho Hungarian Icgtnd, the Virgin
Mary appeared under this tree at mid
night after n local fair to celebrate
the Christmas festival The Virgin
was KiirrouutTi'd by a luminous cloud
which lit up life "Whoi'e route, ami
within a few minutes the oSk tree,
which had ln?t Its leaves on the a p.
proarh of winter, blossomed forth
again In verdant folluge, to tho as
tonishment nf scores who witnessed
It For a few moment the Holy Vlr-
removed Into the hoiro and placed ""' "", i"im'"B m me oirec-
where the) can have both light mid
Hon of Vienna then KUddenly depart-
air, while the tlonir buds are thinned "".' ib piun uurhiiess.
out occasionally In order to Insure
large blossoms. '
How much the chrysanthemum has
loomed In the lire of the Orient may l
be gleaned fro- the nli hired repre
sentations of them In llielr saloons am!
The peasant witnesses could mako
nothing of the portent, but ever stneo
then the tree has been regarded ii.
holy. The original tree perished In
murse of time, but the peanuts grew
another one from n living root tnken
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tiulllred verandas; and ns they arel " '"-'-'"-"" . .., .r m.
.miallv nalnted ns urawlnir In ..ma I "vcs. decorated ,wth pictures of tho
mental vases wo can ut om-e nssoi late
them very ilosely with Chinese dom
estic life and tee how high the tlow.
er In hi Id in their esteuu, although
.In pun han lately become known ns
"the laud of the chrysanthemum," par
The Chlnece chrysanthemum was In
trndiired Into Knglumt at fur hick as
17IH, but apparently b'cume extinct
there ruon after. A purple variety,
liowkvrr. having como from China to
I'rancu In 1789 reachej Kngland six
year's later. These commanded a high
price until their easy propagation h"
llie skin ami industry displayed in
procuring varieties expanded with suih
rapidity that the Kngllsh soon bcruuio
rivals even to the Chinese and Ju-
nneso themselves. Thus the ehryfan-
themutn soon escaped from the con
finement of conservatories and rapidly
spread themselves over every part of
PilgrlmmagcH take place to it every
year, and at Christmas and other fes
tivals there aro special religious celc
Tlie Toledo club of the American Ah
roclatlon boasts of the two tallest
pitchers In the league. They are 1II
glnholliuin und Knlkenberg, slim pill
servers, tool they euch top ttia six-foot
murk hy several Inches, Fulkenhrrtr Is
six feet four Inclu-k, while lllgglnbo-'
Ihiiin-lH fix feet llirnu Jucheu.
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In the Chinese language the generic
term of this plant In Kuk fu or Kok
fu, ami those of tho largest (lowers aro 1
distinguished by the name of Bo Ko
Kok and the while vnrleties generally
aro called Yok qui lung kok fa.
The Chinese glvo their names to
these flowers with a view to express-
Ing some feature or rlrcuinstuncn In
of the Isluuil, filling thu casements of 1 the llower Itself Thus, wo have White
the cottagers and the parterres of tho, Star Needle, Yellow Star Needle, Tig
opulent. er's Claw Yellow, and so on,
doing more themselves, they bestow
leisure on others; that hy wearing
shabby clothes they somehow mako It
possible for ottiers to dresb better
though they thus admit tacitly that
lelsuro uud eleganco ure not evil
'tilings. Kutherlue I'llllerton Oerould
In Atlantic Mugnidiic.
Men urn like rivers the deeper they,
lire the less noise they make.
After 11 HtniKKlo to keep up appear
ed to marry and become a father, and iinces, come men disappear.
JOHN ABADIE, Proprietor
Exceptionally High-Class Laundering of Men's and
Dry Cleaning by the Abadie French Process
Agents of the F. Thomas Parisian Dyeing Works'
of San Francisco
777 King St. NO BRANCHES Telephone 1491
a WASHINGTON COFFEE
100 PER GENT PURE MADE IN THE CUP
fFOR sale by
J. M. Levy & Co., Ltd.
C. J. Day & Co.
American Brokerage Co., Ltd.
Y. Wo Sing & Co.
Kaimuki Mercantile Co.
Hing Lee Chan Co., Union and Hotel
L. Kwai Yow & Co.J Kaimuki
Y. S. Chong, Beretania and Alakea
Nothing needed but Boiling Water and G. WASHINGTON COFFEE to make the most delicious beverage you have ever tasted.
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