THE GARDEN ISLAND. TUESDAY, June 26. 1917.
THE GARDEN ISLAND
Issued Every Tuesday Morning
Kenneth C. Hopper
J. M. Lydgate
Education for Citizenship
Our very much mixed population, with so largo a preponderance of
element! entirely ignorant of republican institutions and of the duties
and responsibilities of citizenship, emphasize the importance of educa
tional measures along this line.
We have some 40, (XK) children in our schools, half of whom will
become citizens under present conditions, and nearly all of whom will
if women are granted the franchise. Most of this 40,000 will come to
their majority deplorably ignorant of the duties and responsibilities of
The ballot, like many an other instrument, is a menace in the
hands of tiiese who do not know how to use it wisely , and very grave evils
may easilv result from an ignorant and bungling use of it. It might
easily happen that an ignorant or irresponsible element coming into the
power of the franchise in this way, could swamp the intelligent and con
servative interests, and turn hack the hands or progress most disas
trously. Probably the schools are already over-worked with the multiplicity
of the tilings they have to tea 'h.or try to teach, but for practical signi
ficance this subject is more important than some that are now receiv
ing much more attention ; more time might lie given to it with advan
tage, even at the cost of contraction somewhere else.
At any rate this matter of Citizenship Education is one of very
great importance and deseives our very earnest and intelligent consideration.
fOaACCOll, v. r,
We cannot expect to enjov the pride and glory of war without hear
ing its burdens and responsibilities; and even if w don't enjoy the
pride and glory of war, nevertheless we will have to hear its I amicus
aivd responsibilities. ()n of them, from now on, must be a generous
support of the Red Cross work for the benefit of the American Army
This work Is absolutely vital to efficiency and success, and has got
to be done by somebody; the only question is are we going to do our
share manfully and without evasion, or are we going to pass it over to
s 'inc one else to do for us.
These deplorable war conditions have been rilling our pockets with
unexpected wealth; we haven't been to blame; we couldn't help it.
But when the call comes, now, for us to contribute out of our swollen
incomes, a tithe if need be, for the well being of our fellow . men who
eve going to protect our liberties and our fortunes at the expense of
great sacrifice and possible death, it is up to us to stand by them with
everythihg that money will buy and do it generously and promptly.
Are We Getting Too Much Entertainment
The last week has been a strenuous one in the show line, no less
than live public evening affairs, to say nothing of several private ones,
which claimed many people; why.it is getting to be that a person has to
Ui two things in one evening! For a quiet, rural community like this,
i hat is rushing things!
Of course this is a personal matter; there is no compulsion alniut
these shows; if you don't want to go to them vou don't have to. All of
which may be said in justification of any evil, the saloon, the gambling
den, the brothel etc.; all you've got to do is to keep away from them
an 1 they won't hurt vou. Nevertheless these things are a very real
menace because they are a temptation.
We would not class popular shows with these evils, but ihe most
commendable recreation may degenerate into an evil in that it involves
an extravagant waste of time and mitficy.
. Does It Mean Eusiness For Us
V . . ...
e have been hearing a good deel about the seriousness of the food
problem, and the imperative need that there is for economy in use, and
ellieicncy in production, all of which, we fear, has pretty much gone in
in one cur ami out .u inc inner, as iar as we are concerned here on
In the light of this attitude, we would respectfully' recommend our
readers to give careful attention to the very illuminating and convincing
appeal in another column entitled How to avoid the menace of starva
tion. Ami if we have been indifferent or remiss we had better wake
up to the seriousness of the situation, and get into line to do our share
in the great national responsibility that rests upon us.
The financial arrangements for the All-Students Baseball Team arc
r.i - ..1..4...1 a . 11.. . ii,. .1
in'i ewiiipieieu ai inr present wining, .uoiiey is needed to insure the
promoters against loss. It is hoped that public soirited citizens will in
dorse this effort to give Kauai good sport by subscribing liberally when
the list is brought to them. No admission will be charged for the games
and the expense must be met by public support.
Neil Moler returned last week tol Special inducements to purchasers
spent tie vae'itii 11 period with his ' will be offered for the rest of this
parents. .Mr. and Mrs. 1!. I). Mo- month and to the loth of July.
Icr, of Ivccle. Neil is student at 1 at J. I. Siivns's, Eleele Store.
Punahou (VI -f'P- Advt.
Let Us Do All Your
Laundry and Dry Cleaning
Territorial Messenger Service
Gas Generating Plants
for isolated homes and plantation
camps. Makes gas for cooking and
lighting. Reduces large annual
fuel expense in labor camps.
Catton, Neill, & Co., Ltd.
THE best things in life are the
commonest. Thar's plenty of
friendships plenty of sunshine
plenty of landscape an' yo' can get
VELVET at any tobacco f
Time to think' of New
At least once every year there is some room in the
home that is ready for re-papering, Owin;; to the old
paper being soiled, ragged, out of style or tiresome.
Fiom our immense stocks of wall papers of every
description and at every kind of price, you will be able
to choose most pleasing pattern at a moderate cost.
If you are so situated as to be unable to call at our
store, write us, stating what your preferences are, and
about the amount of money you wish to spend, what
sort of rooms are to be papered, etc. and we will glad
ly send vou samples of appropriate paper, for you to
Lewers & C ooke, Lld-
169-177 So. King St.
m & with 1a
nzIzmmm. star ig
Cook in a cool, comfortable 1 itchen this sum
mer. An oil cook stove is cot iparatively inex
pensive to buy and it will soon pay for itself
in comfort and lower fuel exi ense. Meals in a
jiffy, and a cool kitchen in si'i.imer.
Bakes, broils, roasts, toasts. B.-ttsr cooking be
cause of the steady, evenly-distributed heat.
More convenient than a wood cr coal s'.ove for all
the year 'round cookinpf, and mor ) economical.
The long blue chimney pre vent til smoke and smell.
In 1, 2, 3 and 4 burner ', with
or without OTcni. Also cabinet
model. Ask your dealer today.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
Wholesale Liquor Dealer
Telephone No. 102.
"Plant More Staple Food Stuff"
Says "the Territorial Food Commission
Then enlist in the war 011 Bugs.
About one-third of the crops are lost from the"'
effects of insects and disease.
This year every ounce of food must be saved.
The Food Commission will advice the kind of in
secticide required and when to it. ,
We offer complete stocks of apraying material and
can supplv immediately:
CARBON BISULPHIDE '
COPPER SULPHATE AND I.1MK (BORDEAUX
ARSENATE LEAD (DRY AND PASTE)
Dealci a-i.l buyers of !r.rge quantities please write
for qu u lions. ;
Benson, 'Smiiii & Co., Ltd.
"Service Every Second"
The Rexul Store ' Honolulu
For re-roofing every kind of Mill or Plantation building,
is the least expensive, becauseit
Years of careful experiment ar.d the most highly per
fected processes have made it possible to mr.ke
an iron that is
99.84 per cent. Pure
And hundreds of historical examples prove that Pure
Iron resists rust better than any mixture of iron
whether in the form of steel or not.
Armco Iron Corrugated Roofing, Culverts pud structural iron.
Honolulu Iron Works Co.
Agent for Hawaiian Islands.
H 1 nrr
is 1 milt it
is wrapped to
insure delivery to
you in a sanit-
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1 A it's original
Made in the clean
est most sanitary fact
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For Sale at
is an antiseptic
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Has a most pleasing
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besides making it
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1 vim is ?i 1
Henry Waterhouse Trust Co., Ltd.
bin s and sells
REAL ESTATE: and
STOCKS and BONDS
and rents AFE DEPOSIT BOXES
Fort and Merchant Sts.
II . r
ANY tir er wil' tell you that Miehelln
. Uni?rsals give remarkable mile
age. Why? Because these unequalled
tires contain more quality rubber and
Prove this by having us weigh a
Miehelln in comparison with other
non-sHd2. You will find the Michelin
from 12 to IS heavier than the average.
You owe it to yourself to give theso
high-quality, moderate-priced tires
Mrs. J. A. Hogg
Michelin Ctulngs are just ai guoj ai Michelin Red Inner Tubes,
which ore often iniitut.d in color tut never In quality.
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