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HONOLULU BTAB-BULLETIN, WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 1914.
FOUIZ - zea' & RILEY H. ALLEN WEDNESDAY JI'LY -22, li14 You arc not ray hoi; if yon arc not rrry Lin J. Donar. THE DOST NUISANCE Tin; dust miisan is ajrain dcniamlinj; atten tion.. For years the approach to tho wharves on tin west kiMc of the liarlMr lias leen through a ilea ert of dust in Minuiier and t sea of mud in win ter. Improvements to tin (Jueen street -front-age removed the nuisance there, but the railway wharves are still accessible only after much dis comfort. The approach to the railw by countless tourists as well as townspeople. It is almost unimaginable folly and shortsighted ness for Honolulu to prate of the tourist traf fic and allow these disgraceful conditions to con tinue. Just now the dust is enough to disgust any tourist, most of all the feminine visitors whose shoes and light clothing inevitably suf . fer. : ' 1 SECRETARY LANE'S FLAG DAY ADDRESS Have you read Secretary of the Interior LaneV Flag Day siKvch? It has attracted remarkable "attention. The secretary del ivcreil it to" Ius-tlypartnient clerks quietly and unostentatiously anda AVashiu; lon newspaper published the text. The miaf fm'ted patriotism no less than the originality of conception gave the speech instant popular ity. Here it is: . This morning, as I passed i;i to the land office, ll ' ' 1 1 V ' ' 1 1 '.'ll-.i..!!.... me nag tiropjieu me a most coromi saiuuiuou, and from its iippling folds I heard it say: "(Jood morning, Mr. Flag-maker." ul lK'g your pardon, Old Glory," I said, "you are mistakcu. I am not the 'president of the bcr of Congress, nor even a general in the army. I am only a government clerk." . ' f 'I greet you again, Mr. If lag-maker,, replied the gar voice. "I know vou welL 'You are the man who wurkcxl in the swelter of yesterday straightening put -the tangle of -that farmer's henwtrni liL fd.oJ. ' " ' v; 4No,Tam uot,M wa.s forced to confess.' , "Well, perhaps you are the one who discov ered the mistake in that Indian contract in Ok lahoma?" r . ... v "No, wrong again," I said. : - "Well, you helped to clear that patent for the hopeful inventor in New York, or' pushed '.the opening of that new, ditch in Colorado, or made that mine in Illinois more safe, or brought re lief to the old soldier in Wyoming. No matter, whichever one of these beneficent indiviuals you may happen to be, I give you greeting, Mr. Flag makeer." . v ' . . ' 1 . ' I was about to pass on, feeling that I was be ing mocked, when the flag stopped me with these words : : . ,-j -:V-. . "ou know, the world knows, that yesterday the president spoke a word that made happier the future of ten million peons in Mexico, but that act looms no larger on the flag than the Ktruggle which the boy in Georgia is making to win the corn club prize this su turner. Yesterday t he Congress spoke a word which will open the door of Alaska, but a mother in Michigan worked from sunrise until far into the night to give her boy an education. She, too, is making the flag. Yesterday we made a new law to pre vent financial panics; yesterday, no doubt a school teacher in Ohio taught his first letters to a ooy who win write a song that will give cheer to the millions of our race. - We are all making the flag." ' j ';"': ';;''' :,: va;; ;-.;: "-But," I said, impatiently, "these people were rl kl-!ni. Tlmn ... i . -1 c' r "uv "wiujjv.; Ainu vuiut- u grvui snout irom the flag. ' ;.. "Let me tell you who I am. The work that we do is the making of the real f lac. I am not the flag, not at all. .1 am but its shadow. I am whatever you make me, nothing more. I am your belief in yourself, your dream of what a people may become. I live a changing i ife, a life of moods and passions, "of heart-breaks and tired muscles. Sometimes I am strong with pride, when men do an honest work, fitting the rails together trulvv Soiiietime T imt 111. ftT - ...... - then purpose has gone from me, and cynically I play the coward. Sometimes I am loud, garish, and full of that ego that blasts judgment. But always I am all; that you hope to be and have the courage to try for. I am song and fear, struggle and panic, and ennobling hope. I am the day's work of the weakest man and the larg- . i . w ill ski ii .a . w i r1 w r . i . . . w .. . -...i.r. V P V UlUtUl VI VU UV7C3U utuiu x 1 111 t lie V.WUSII tution ana tue courts, statutes and statute-makers, soldier and dreadnought, drayman and . MiTUintrjj, iwft, ivuujtuu uuvi vifiK. I Hill the battle of yesterday and the mistake of to morrow. I am the mystery of the men who do without knowing why. I am the clutch of an idea and the reasond purpose of resolution. 1 am no more than what you lelieve me to be, and I am all that you lwdieve I can 1k I an: what you make me, nothing more. I swing leforo your eys as a bright gleam of color, a symlol of 'yourself, the pictured suggestion of that big thing: which, makes this nation. My stars and my stripes are you 5 dreams and your lalors Thev are bright with cheer, brilliant with cour age, firm with faith, liecauseyon have made them j so out of your hearts, for you are the makers of the 'flag,: and it is well that you glory in the making." (The Star-Bulletin -Invites free and EDITOR 'ranfc discussion In this column on all legitimate subjects of current interest. 1 Communications are constantly ie- ceived to which no signature is at tached. This paper will treat as con fidential signatures to letters if the writers so desire, but cannot give space for anonymous communications.) GETTING AT THE SPEED FIENDS. would also show how fa't somes of these "ordinary sreed crawling autnj were going at the time of accident, or at least, it will show if the auto was iraking 3-"i or more mi'es aa hour at the time. M. F. A PUBLIC FREE SHOW. iK()i:(iIMi. CAIJTKK ON THE tSAKDKX ISLAND Kauai has not budged an inch from its posi tion of strong support to the Kepublican party. The Uepublicans of this island, however, are dissatisfied -with the work of Delegate Kuhio, and will vote solidly (or very nearly so) in the ju-iniaries for a change of candidates. But this does. not-mean that they will-support Mr. Car ter, or any other outside candidate. In fact, it may be taken as fully and finally for granted that they will not do so. We hope that Mr. Car ter may not 1k led into the error of thiuking so, as a result of the gotnl-naturwl country hospi tality which has been his while here. The Gar den Island. '::: NOT MUCH CHANCE OF FUSION IN NEW YOKK Editor Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Sir; I have noticed that whenever there has been an auto accident the auto at fault, according to the chauf feur and those in the machine, has never been going at a speed exceed ing IS to 20 miles an hour, or at what they term "moderate" speed. It seems strange that none of the autos that are hitting it up from 40 to 100 miles an hour ever have an accident. It is always the ones that are crawl ing along at "moderate" speed. On the air brakes of all passenger locomotives of the Southern Pacific Company there are placed emergency seals which give sufficient arc to irake service stops without breaking the seal. Only iu cases of emergen cy, such as preventing accidents of any kind, can the emergency seal be broken, and when so broken a report of same must be made and the seal replaced. Its application !s obvious. It makes a record of any "grand-stand stops" that the engineer might make, that are not necessary. Would it not be possible to adopt such a seal and place it on the face of the speedometer of every auto, with the breaking point at 3 mile3 an hour? Set the speed limit at 30 mile3 an hour, allowing an excess of five miles to the breaking point of the seal. If the emergency seal fs found broken on any auto, a good and suf ficient reason should be given. It Editor Honolu.u Star-Bulletin: Sir: 1 desire, thrcugh the publicity that is obtainable through the welN read columns of the Star-Bulletin, to earnestly endeavor tp draw the at tention of the general public and by the general public I do not mean the hoi polloi or common people, alone, but also the supposed servants of the general public from his excellency the governor down along the line of great and little office-holders, includ ing the mayor and somnolent city hot air artists to the conditions existing in the exceptionally well-cultivated, well-kept portion of the Kewalo dis trict between Ward and Kamani, Waimanu and Queen streets. There is exhibited to any one desirous of investigating the slimy teatacles of an octopus, closing tighter and tighter its grasp upen a $132,000.00 plus $19,000, total $171,000.00 of tax payers' money, given for what? Millions of gallons of salt water, conveying disease breeding slime as a base, on which to, later on, build houses, raise families and then won der why the causes rf death increase in a well-known healthy district Like a thief in the night the work of de struction was commenced at 10 p. m. yesterday (Tuesday, 21st), and the flooded streets and gardens greeted the view at daybjfak this (Wednes day) morning. And to whom appeal? The governor or the city and county inepmpetents? Call and have a look: it is worth it! $17: J00! ! ! FRANK GODFREY. fm-irlNTrovirwQ i . : j There doesn't appear to be much chance of fu Hon between the Itoosevelt progressives and the Wilson progressives in the New York state campaign, lloth have declared war on 15oss Murphy and his forces, but Col. K(Msevelt vir tuallv killed all chances of fusion between the two liberal '-elements of, the parties when he wrote that letter of resignation to the Outlook. In the letter he declared himself 'in honor ; bound to stand instrong opposition to the Ad-; ministration.' Koosevelt has gone on record so emphatically against AVilson that if his New j York organization attempts fusion with the Wil- t on independents it must repudiate the doughty Hough Kider. v JOHN SMITH: Although the donkey prefers hay to sugar cane, 1 doubt if Louisiana will consent to allow the donkey its choice of diet. CAPT. W. FOSTER: The customs officers are doing wonders in clearing Pier 7 of its big accumulation of Ori ental cargo brought to the port in the Pacific Mail liner Mongolia. JOHN EFFING Ell: Some people have the idea that I went to San Fran cisco for the main purpose of investi gating concessions. This is not true, however, although I did return with considerable Information on the mat ter. . ' ' Congress continues to delay action on the ad ministration's anti-trust program. Various reasons are given for this. It is declared that the senate majority wishes to incorporate the three bills into one; it is also declared that so many senators are numbered as absentees that the votes cannot be taken. The real reason is that both senators and representatives are get ting timid as the fall elections approach anil are anxious to hear from "the folks back home' be fore going on record either for or against '.Wil son's program, j Indications are that Wilson rtill has enough strength to get what he de mands of congress. Two Republican candidates for governor in California have brought upon themselves ; the criticism of Kepublican papers of the state be-J cause they chose to ally themselves with the indication that ; temperance is winning steadily iind surely. CA PT. W. V. KOLB : Th e m a nner in which a number (jf the larger busi ness concerts are responding to the call for the services if their employes during the encampment and maneuv ers, indicates that there1 will, be a good ly attendance of national guardsmen. W W." CHAMBERLAIN: No won der the Democrats would do away with the Board of Immigration when they have an ctive bureau of immi gration in Washingtbn which is rap Idly peopling the territory with fed eral officeholders, mostly of the "solid south" Bourbon stripe. , A. L. CV ATKINSON: I for one protest against the voice of detrac tion aimed at Judge demons, whose ability and . integrity on . the bench, as well as gentlemanly bearing in all situations, constitute htm a man of mark among' Jorisis. " CHARLES F. LOOMIS: Some of the "new ideas regardiag boys work which,: I have collected while on the mainland probably will be put into effect In the near future in the local Y. M. C. A. The boys' department Is steadily growing and there is consid erable room for the introduction of new features. Here is a Kauai comment on George Carter's stumping tour of the Garden Island: "As though to re-emphasize his old nickname, Hex,' Mr. George Carter toured Kauai in more er less court fashion, having no less than four ' 'retainers' in. his retinue- Even on the eve of a critical campaign the Democrats of Hawaii can't resist the opportu nity to get into a bitter squabble. A large part of yesterday's platform committee meeting was devoted to a fight over the right of two dele gates to take their seats. CAPT. J. H. BkOWN: The good 6hip Thetis has been credited with a number of remarkable performances, but the latest movement of the .ven erable revenue cutter from the islands to San Francisco, .noted in the wire less massages to a'morning paper, cap the climax. In the erroneous report of the. Thetis sailing from San Fran cisco for Honolulu some other vessel in the government service may have been listed on the shipping schedules. TOM MERLE: It's the easiest thing in the world to beat the dele gate this year if those fellow will go at it in the right way. It's so easy that Soapbox Barron, could do it. All they have to do is to attune their in tellects to Kuhio's (if they can), then search through the cosmos for the soul vibrations that will carry fear and doubt to his subconscious entity, and when they meet him on the street. FORESTER RALPH S. HOSMER has made his farewell trip to Kauai. He will leave in August for his new post at Cornell. MRS. CHARLOTTE PRINCE and Miss Theo. Prince arrived on the Matsonia and are- registered at the Plcasanton -Hotel. COUNTY CLERK KANEAKUA of Kauai will arrive in Honolulu next Sunday to attend the meeting of conn ty clerks called for July 27 by Terri torial Secretary Thayer for the pur pose of going. over the law prepara-' tory to the coming primary election. W. R. FARRINGTON left on the Mauna Kea this morning for a short" trip to Maui. He will attend the "get toegther" dinner in Wailuku tomor row night. The dinner is being held in preparation for the coming civic convention, the third annual meeting of that body. The Maui Chamber ol Commerce is giving the dinner. While on Maui, Mr. Farrington will climb Haleakala. TERRITORY AFTER FRIESELL BONDSMEN . IN CIRCUIT COURT The Territory's action against the Pacific Coast Casualty Company for its alleged liability under its bond given when F. M. Friesell took the Kaimuki pipe line contract has been started in the circuit court, an agreed statement of facts having been given. Friesell left the Territory before com pleting the contract, and the Terri tory, through the department of pub lic works, seeks to hold the surety company liable in damages amount ing to 1287. The defense put up by, the Pacific Coast Casualty . Company is that ex tensions in the time for the comple tion of the work were made without its consent, and also that there were alterations In the contract, made without the consent of the company. The case is expected to be carried to the supreme court. Tongs for removing fruit seeds, sharpened to aid their work, have been patented. By a systematic reforestation Java is constantly increasing the area of its teak forests, which now cover 1,480,00) acres, despite the great amount of tim ber cut annually. gaze with intense concentration into his candidacy until his ego recog nizes their psychic mastery, and then well, they've got him going, that's all. (iconre Fred Williams, the American minister i - vjnm niiw intxt iiut n isri imi int (U'li, , 'I r.vdy now sympathize with Sir Lionel Carden. ; Wideawake ioliticians will at once ascribe that plague of armV worms in the West to the administration's taritf policies. President Wilson is going to stay out of the Xew York fight. Col. Uoosevelt is going to stay in. - We are watchfully waiting for President Car bajal to be calleil upon to fire that salute to the fla- Louisiana evidently doesn't regard its busi-; ness depression as psychological. HOUSES TO RENT Manoa Valley 12th Avenue Tantalus .... Lunalilo St. . FURNISHED. 3 bedrooms 3 bedrooms 3 bedrooms 2 bedrooms UNFURNISHED Lunalilo St 3 bedrooms Young St. 2 bedrooms Wilhelmina Rise 2 bedrooms Aloha Lane 2 Loo Joe Kalihi, opp. Kam. IV Road bedrooms . .3 bedrooms . .3 bedrooms Palolo Hill . . 3 bedrooms $65.00 . ... 35.00 45.00 35.00 .$45.00 . 35.00 . 30.00 . 17.00 , 16.00 . 25.00 . 30.00 Guardian Trust Co., L t d. 205 Bank of Hawaii Bldg. In Sterling Silver A beautiful piece of Silver, whether fashioned into an objrt of ornament. r into a simple but serviceable article, or into some massive piece destined to be come an heirloom is always suitable for a (lift. And no woman was ever displeased with a piece of Silver for a gift even when more than one of the same kind was presented. We have some beautiful and worthy articles in Silver on display. WICHMAN & CO. General Loynaz Castillo, commls- tachment of Infantry. Two . Cubao sioner general from Cuba to the Pan- r warships will be used to transport the ama-Pacific exposition has Informed 1 men. the military bureau of the exposition j mm '' of Cuba's part in the 1915 military Per continuing In service tea or cof tcurnament. The island republic will j fee pots with broken spouts, a cora send its famous Banda Artlllerla, a j bination rubber and porcelain spout detachment of field artillery and a de- has been Invented. I think T'S too late to .I-.,-:---..-' - . - .- ,- r ' .". : ! ? o f Fire Insurance when the Fire Dept. is messing up your front lawn--but any time be fore that it is easy, for you to arrange a call between yourself and; a rep resentative of the FINE SILVER.WARE AT VIEIRa JEWELRY CO., Ltd. 113 Hotel St "Waterhouse Trust" Real Estate For Sale On Monsarrat Road near Ka piolani Park. An acre of land well improved with plants and shrubs . Modern house in good condition. Bargain Price for Quick Sale "Waterhouse Trust" Cor. Fort and Merchant Sts.