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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H, FRIDAY, MAY 24, 1012.
E V ENJNG B ULLETIN
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iullnn! n mure terrible than active ignorance. Coethc
COUNTING COPOLAND'S COST.
" 1 he fjtllicr ou go the more ou see" in the Cupcland plan, with
vlncli some people are trying to upset llic educational system of the Ter
ritory. Mr. Coeland admits that liis plan molves a complete change of text
LooLs for the upwards of twenty-three thousand pupils now attending the
An authority from one of llie book supply houses states that the change
of text hooks will mean three dollars additional expense per pupil for those
in tin- lower grades and five dollars additional expense for pupils of the
higher grades. That means only a paltry sum of something like one hun
dred thousand dollars additional exense for the parents of the pupils.
And in order to force this thing through Copeland told one of his asso
ciate siiHTising principals that he had belter come along with the Cope
land scheme because Commissioner Aiken was in favor of it, and opposing
principals would stand a good chance of losing their positions. Lacking
merit he must use the thinly eiled ihrcat. ,
Is anything more needed to convince the public that it is high lime for
Mr. Copeland to leave the service of the Department of Public Instruction.
And if Aiken is in the same school-politics text-book-increase game, that he
hau- the good sense to get out.
Copeland is reported lo hae said that this is the culmination of a fifteen
If this be true he should be allowed to seek sen ice in other fields, for he
has been spending his fifteen years of preparation to the ultimate purpose,
as shown by his present acts, of forcing the public schools of Hawaii into
peanut politics and increased expense.
The Bulletin believes that the overwhelming majority of the teach
ers aie of the tpc represented by Mr. Raymond, who quietly but firmly told
Cox-land and his associates that he came here to teach, not to do politics.
Conic to think of It, I lie Vnnliuan
metliiiil of eiosxlng the Atlantic is
iibout as safe iih any other
The latent reports of Standard Oil
letiiriis hIiow that It Is a ease of reap
ing twenty dividends where hut one
Industrial Workers of, the World aro
giving Sail IJIcko a wealth of free ad
vertising that 1b not pleasing to eith
er side like most advertising of that
So the Volcano is steuinlng up. Illlo
f netting so hrlmful of enthusiasm
and progressive development that
something had to break loose some
where. The honor of knocking the sym
metry out of the star arrangement In
the Held or Old Olory should be I la
wall's by adding the forty-ninth
A fly's propagating capacity In a
season Is 18.r,,3i:',r,00.000.000 He
breeds In 111 t ti and garbage, and is the
greatest menace, to the city's health.
Swat tho fly.
Is thorn such a thing as a man giv
ing very liberally to philanthropies
and at the same time tuklng such a
penurious attitude In public affairs
that he Is pruierly rated as a cheap
When Koosevelt hoped that the peo'
pie would vote as they cheered, ho
probably had In mind some of his own
experiences when llryau led In the
cheering but lafided second best on
Ham Parker has come In contact
with most all points of tho national
political game, but tho tour through
New Jersey with President Tuft will
be a liberal education for National
"Poii, us boys la going to havo a
"Well, can't wo havo tho skeleton
old Mrs, Oaddy says you've got In your
closet, to rnttlo tho bonca?"
lieDearest, you aro tho first wo
man I cer kissed.
tittered it ibe Pttoffic t HodojbIq
MAY 24, 1912
Committeeman Holstcln that Ik vouch
Bafed to very few American. Inci
dentally' the men from Hawaii will
have umplo opportunity to thresh out
Hawaii's affairs In heart to heart
talks with the man vhu must finally
Emerson said "A foolish consistency
Is tho hobgoblin of a little mind," but
he wouldn't have uuvthlng to com
plain of along that linn If he could
attend the Copeland extravaganza now
on the boards
Honolulu never made a better In
vestment than the one hundred thou
sand dollars ventured on tho exterm
ination of the mos(iulto. Hut It will
be wasted If the peoplo do not keep
constantly at tho work for a clean
Assuming and self-appointed educa
tional reformers don't seom to euro
much about tho additional expenso for
text books, so the people have to put
ill) tho coin, and the legislature con
tinues to be liberal with Its appropri
ations for tho course, of study shifters.
If tho Mexicans had the least spark
ol pride In their country, or a desire
to see It classed with other nations (it
the world they would not ullow the
Americans to leave their country,
oven on n warship. They would bring
conditions to a state that would make
their departuro unnecessary.
Tho supreme question this year Is
not whether Taft can defeat Koose
velt or Hoosevelt Taft, but whether
the choice at tho Chicago convention
can vanquish the standard-bearer of
the Democratic party ut the polls
when the opposition Is considered
more formidable than at any tlmo
since Cleveland was elected.
This has been a year of surprises.
Will next year be tho same as far as
Sho (cynically) You don't do it
like an amateur.
Ho (wrathfully) Deceitful one, how
do you know the difference?
The Averogo Ulrl Mother, quick!
Let mn have your broom and head
cloth and tho duster. I think thut's
Charlie ut tho door. And please hldo
my novel and chewing gum!
Honolulu Is concerned T Some day, in
the very near future, when n ship that
has come through the Canal, anchors
off our port mid seeks to transact bus
iness, but we are not ready, are we
going to be n lot of Jimmy Slowpokes
and make the excuse that we didn't
know It was loaded?
"Pop the love of Honolulu" Is a
pretty good slogan for every citizen
exiept a cheap millionaire and n
Looks like this was to be another
vear when nil the sugar experts
guessed wrong, but not so far wrong
as has sometimes been the ease.
lloosevelt will now probably tell the
people that ho 1 egrets he has been
forced to upset the ancient custom
that u President shall not accept mare
than two terms. He usually has some
tcply for his old friend.
Mainland papers gave scarce n
headline to the report of the Senate
Finance Committee on the sugar tar-
In. Kveryone knows that the stnglng
for political effect was In the House.
And nfler that, they lost Interest.
Would ou think that Holstetn will
have tlmo to tell the story of the con
vention whllo touring New Jersey, or
will the President keep him so busy
doing the glad hand act from far-off
Hawaii, that he won't have time to
think of home.
Tlie lecturer on 1 law-ill who told
the Washington audience Hint tho folk
dances of Hawaii are not so rugges
tlve as tho new steps of tho society
dances In New York, leaves us still In
a quandary whether he intended to
praise or criticise
Consul Uyeno's departuro will be
keenly regretted If It means that ho
has been transferred to another post
Mr Uveno has been in somn very try
ing situations during his tour of duty
In Honolulu mid lias handled the In
terests of his peoplo In u manner at
once dignified and entirely free from
offense. He Is clearly a trained and
sincere diplomat Hawaii's good will
follows li in wherever he goes, and
assures him a cordial greeting If he Is
Secretary McClellan's resignation Is
n mn'tter of regret but tho action Is
not unexpected. It tallies In fact
with his statement of his plans made
when last In Honolulu to the editor
of the Ilullotlii. Mr. McClellau
has held a most dlllliull position in u
manner highly credltalilo to hlniBelf
und gratifying to the Delegate and the
people of Hawaii Kuhln's task of
finding a man to till this placo will bo
more difficult than deciding who shall
be the not Hawaii Delegate lo Con
gress. Tho token presented to Captain Rer
ger at the business "men's luncheon
this noon Is a very Imperfect but very
sincere expression of the appreciation
of all Hawaii for tho work ho has
done. Had It not been for dipt Her
der's lmiBlcii'l genius It is doubtful
whether the natural musical talent of
the Hawaiian would have been so
splendidly developed and It Is certain
that tho true Hawaiian music would
never have been 'preserved In Its na
tive und naturul melody. Capt Mer
ger epitomizes the value of efficiency
In organization for currying u tuneful
Idcul through tho most rapid variety of
changes that any section of the globe
has ever known.
Milk forms a most Im
portant item in the dietary
of children, and the utmoit
care should be exercised
In providing an absolutely
pure milk and yet a milk
rich in food value.
It li such a milk at this
that we are furnishing our
customers. Our cows are
n perfect health, they are
fed on rich alfalfa, and
every care is used to as
sure perfect cleanliness.
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES
We have Just received nml Installed
In our burglar and lire-proof safe de
posit vault an additional mipplv of
double note prhutt kit. slit I Imxc"
which we oftir
For Rent at $4 Per Year Up
' nrinrdliig to nine
Just the plaie for tho rafe stnmc?
of Valuable Paptr. Documents, til
purnnco I'ollclen Jewelry. Silver, -ir.
Call and Ut Us Show You
the Vault and the boxes; they will In
til est )iiu, whether oil wish to rent
EVERY PICTURE, large or small,
should have proper consideration in
its Iraming. This you will get at
nuniNa your aiiskncr
KIIO.M THi: ISLANDS wo ore
prepared to manage vour estate
and look after your Interests
here. You will nml It greatly
to your advantage to place the
management uf jour affairs with
n responsible concern.
Come and see us as to terms.
924 DCTHCL 8TREET
THE CANAL BILL.
Apparently a victory was won yes
terday In the House of Itcpiesenta
tlvcs for tho American coastwise mer
chant marine. The Houso voted that
American ships Bhall pass through the
canal toll freo. This Is as It should
In order to gain more complete In
formation on the subject of the action
Ileretanltt St 3 Hedrooms J25.0O
I.unalllo St 'I " 35 00
I.unalllo St :i " 30 00
Matlock Ave 3 " 27.60
Judd St 3 " CO 00
Knlakiiun Ave 4 " 40 00
Mnklkl St 3 " 35 00
Kullhl ltd und Deck-
ley St 4 " si 00
'I'alolo Hill (4 mos.
to Oct. 1) I " 7C00
roil INSTANT COMMUNICATION
with Tin: otiii:ii islands and
WITH SHU'S AT SKA
uf tho House III its relation to railroad
owned ships, the Ilullotlii sent a
special query to the Associated Press
asking If the railroad-owned ships aie
subject to discrimination under this
The answer received yesterday uf-
iternoon was: "Canal bill prohibits
railway operating vessels competition
Heine Interpreted this means
j Ah has been indicated on previous
.decisions It Is apparent Hint Hono
lulu's Information on the subject of
the lullwuy-owued steamships and tho
canal Is somewhat foggy.
Tho Prefect of l'ollco of Paris,
speaking at the funeral of a jmllce of
ficer shot by a bandit, deplored the
tiudency manifesting Itself in all
countries recently to treat youthful
It cost $3,414.30 to mako tho piesl
deutlal primary camnalcii In Kuusas
J for Theodore Hoosevelt, according to
.a statement of expenses Issued by the
A puck of foxhounds will bo sent
fiom England to Potsdam for tho Ger-
mun Kmperor, who hns decided to In
troduce fux hunting Into his domains
I Woodrow Wilson was nominated on
'the llfth ballot at n mock Democratic
nutlonnl convention held by the Co
2Hedrooms C0 00
.,..2 ' 40 00
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New Buyers for
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It will give ui pleasure to dem
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FORT STREET, NEAR HOTEL
Chamber of Commerce Gets
Detailed Answer to Wild
Members of tho Clinmlicr of Com
merco In uteeutlvo bohhIoii yesterday
heaul u detailed report made hy Geo.
V. Smith In refutation of tho chatges
as to tho iircvnleuco of leprosy In tho
Islands mid ItH danger to tho public,
mailo hy Dr Carl Ramus, former chief
iiiuinulluo olllcer of tho port,
Whllo tho detailed repoit Itself la
not mado public. President Hpuldlng
uf tho Chamber Kuld thin morning that
It wan a complete refutation of tho
llnmiiH-KtuteineiitH. It took up tho
mutter statistically nml ItH figures
vveio tho result nf I ho most careful
and competent Investigation,
The refutation of tho wild ami iiiIh
leading Ramus Etutcmi'iitH will ho laid
hefoio tho Mailuo Hospital Service,
mid It Is understood tho report will he
lent to Suigeou (Icncial Illuo.
Accesa to the muster rolls nnd oth
ci mllltiiiy organization lecoida on
file In tho War Depaitmeiit, will he
gi anted In tho future, under certain
icxtrlctlniiH, to hlBtoiloiiH and repre
sentatives of histotluil bocletles.
Furnished house on Wilder Ave.,
Furnished house on Wilder Ave., near
Oahu College; $45.
Furnished houso on Hastings St. i
four bedrooms) $100.
Tantalus residence of General Davis,
furnished. Rent reasonable on 1-year
Property In all parts of the city.
Guardian Trust Co., Ltd.
Second Floor, Judd Building
Accurate, reliable timekeepers
with watch movements.
Just the thing for a gift to a
friend going abroad.
Ours are guaranteed. They are
Imported direct from France.
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