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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 1918
MTnns THE GARDEN ISLAND
' ' Kauai First, Lat and all the time. K l.m
(iuVKRNMKNT KENNETH C. IIOITEK, MnmiRins Editor
MKAsritKS E. CHESTER ROBERTS, EDITOR . t ,T
r w i i ii u k
TlMl's. . TUESDAY JUNE 11, 1!1S KAUAI
The United States Boys' Working Reserve
Uncle Sum luis iiii' l will- in sell' delVuse.
Willi liis ships ordered Iroin (lit- tree sens, liis
esseU deslioxcd, anil liis people wnntoiilv
murdered. In- was compelled either to siiliinil
or linlit. llf lias sjn-iin to tin- side of liis
allies to take up tin' jiauj;e of lint lie. If Ger
many wins, eventually slie will impose lier will
on llie civilized world, and tin- principles for
wlii. h our lorel'alliers foiif-lil and Med will pev
isli fioin the eartli.
I'm- thirl.y vcars Germany lias lieen orani.-
every resource. Iiiiman as well as material,
for war. Her men. women and yoiitlis liave hi;
liven trained, lier factories, lier mines. Iier liar
hois, lier railroads, liave all lieen planned so as
to make effective all of lier power in the contlict
tliat was intended to make lier dictator of the
world. Slie lias taiilit 1 lit countries against
wliidi she is liuhlinir that they too must make
war willi every ounce of human and material
power in order to match her wonderfully co
ordinated lijihl injr machine.
Uncle Sam has assumed a sacred trust. The
entire civilized world looks to him not to fail
in defending llie principles with which 1o in
sure the happiness of mankind for centuries to
come. With more than one third of the world's
wealth, villi incalculalde material resource.
Uncle Sam linds that his supply of lahov is
limited and cannot he apprecialilcy increased.
Human industry, that is lalior. alone can sus
tain the lihlers al the front. I.ilior must lie
suppliel coiii iiMiousl and at the point where
il will produce the iiia.iiniiin lienelit for the
nation. The shortage id' man power must lie
met hy a redistribution. Idlers must lieconie
producers and the worker in ;i non-essential in
dustry must he induced to take up something
that is helpful in winning the war. Labor
must be drawn from sources that have nowi
been uta'ized before. Uncle Sam takes inven
tory and linds that the most promising supply
from which to draw is from the live -million
yoenji men of the nation between the aivs of
ixteeii and twenty-one. About two million
of il es- are cither idle or are engaged in non
productive activities for a substantial part of
the year. Uncle Sam. after coi.sidei-in'- h-iw
he could make nu.st readily available this
source, brought into beiiifi' the U. S. Buys'
what 77; i:i:si:i;vi; is
The U. S. Hoys' Working!, Reserve is a regi
stered army of patriotic youths between the
ayes of sixteen and I wciity-onc, orj;aiii.ed un
der the U. S. Departinenl of Labor to help the
nation where most needed to win the war in
liehl and factory. Every boy physically lit, of
proper a.'. is eligible for this non-military
civilian army. To cm-oil, the younjj man ap
plies to any school principal, tills out an en
rollment card, obtains the consent of his
parent, takes the Oath of Service and receives
a ccrtilicale bearing the Great Seal of the
United Slates and an Enrollment Bailee, lie
can serve his country in three separate units
of the L'eserve. If he j;oes into the AGRI
CULTURAL UNIT, he will probably work on
a farm, a camp or live in the farmer's family,
and after six weeks of satisfactory service he
will receivvc a Federal Badge bearing the
Ureal Seal of the United States. If he workN
in an industry which is essential in helping to
win the war, he enters the INHUSTIMAL
UNIT, and gains the Federal liron.e badge
when he has served ten weeks subsequent to
enrollment. The Reserve recommends that all
boys who are at school remain there and use
their spare time in preparing themselves vo
cationally for some essential occupation. The
boy who thus trains himself and goes into
active service in a war-essential occupation as
a member of the VOCATIONAL UNIT, is"
awarded the Federal Bronze Badge on taking
U .17' 7; , ;,' uy; has now
Organized in Ma'y, 1!)17, the Keserve has
organizations completed or under way in
practically all of the States, ami, during the
summer of 1!17, had thousands of boys mak
ing good on the farms. Many farmers, at lirst
skeptical as to the value of boy labor on farms,
have been convinced that the boy makes a
callable farm laborer, and they openly declare
that without the young men's help during the
past season, they could never liave harvested
their fall crops. The Reserve has operated
under the State Council of Defense in each
State and has utilized boy labor organizations
already in the same liehl of activity to the
utmost, giving the members of such bodies
77; VALL TO YOUTH.
Never before has the boy had such an op
portunity to become a vital factor in history.
Every boy who loves his country should ask
himself, "How Can I liest Serve the Nation
in the War Emergency?" lie should realize
thai, having received untold benefits from the
freest and best government on earth, he holds
his services in trust for the preservation of
Democracy on which that government rests.
Although he may have to endure aching limbs
and sore muscles in liehl and factory, he will
be happy in the consciousness that he has had
a-real part in winning the war. With true
pride and satisfaction he will show in after
years his Keserve Hadge of Honor granted by
the United Stales for his faithful and loyal
service. If not enlisted in the Army or Navy
no boy can better serve his country than by
joining the U. S. 1 Soy's Working Keserve.
lOditor Garden Island The following
is part of a letter written by a young
Califoniian, now in the Signal Corps,
in France, to his ulster. The extracts
have proved interesting to us, and we
think they will interest other mem
bers of the Hed Cross on Kauai.
Mrs. J. K. Farley.
Ill Tel. Hat., Co. 1).,
Fiance, April 1st, 1!I1S.
Hear Sister: I am located in a tent
near the base hospital, awaiting
transportation to my company, which
is (iiai-lercd at a beautiful chateau,
about three miles from here.
1 cannot bein to tell you tin; good
the Red Cross is doing over here,
and anything ou may be able to do
for them, if only folding bandages, is
surely helping a good cause. "When
a fellow needs a friend" applies to
them, without, a doubt. They are al
ways there, and when you least ex
To begin Willi, when we left for the
Port of embarkation, we hail to wall;
a long distance, with heavy jiut-kn.
over iced loans and frozen pave
ments. We were tired out and hun
gry toward the end of the journey,
ami helii ve ine. we found a friend
in the I!e. Cross. They were there
with re il iolTe ami buns, and cig
arclles. Av.ain. on the boat, they ilis
Iribuleii sweaters and helmets. Over
lu re we had a sixteen hour ride in the
train, and as sure as we were cold or
hale-TV. the Red Cross was always
in 'i.oid In si i 10 m wiili hot cuilce.
V. c s-irely applet .al, ('. it; but it Was
a 'il I was s-;it to llie h.-s ital 'bit
' ..iv the : i v.ork they were doiim
- ,- ng ev !', p. it cm as f ,xi care
lis they could get any dace in the
world, and always on the alert to
ma!;-' the fellows comfortable, in any
It would siii!. rise you to see how
the people utalize every available bit
of land for cultivation. It is all layed
out in small scpnyes of about one
and two acres, with a three foot bunk
around each square, and a hedge on
top of that, which serves as a fence,
I suppose. With all their thrift, how
ever, they are very backward in their
methods. They use quite a number
of oxen, drive their horses tandem,
have very few four-wheeled wagons,
no buggies at all, but use many big,
high wheeled carts. The majority of
the people wear wooden shoes. Their
railroads are like our old narrow
gauge, with very few largo engines.
There are many things I would
like to tell you, which would, no
doubt interest you, but 1 will have to
lind out what I may write about.
While it may seem alright to us, the
censor may think it of some military
value if it should fall into the hands
of the enemy.
The weather is much more agred
u hie now that Spring is here, anil we
hope that in a few days our work will
begin. It will be much the same as
we did in llie States, and we are not
only ready, but anxious to get at it.
Your loving brother,
Xditor Cardi-n Island : The I'nited
Sl .li-s Congress has just passed the
Hill, so long pending, for the Prohi
bition of the liquor trallic in the Ter
ritory of Hawaii. The law is a so
called bone-dry measure and as a
t 'on;.-i ession il enactment will be the
more effectively, enforced by the
IN deral aut horit ies. .
The campaign for this Act has been
la se: by many dilliculties of an un
usual character. The forces ill op
position were strongly entrenched
and other obstacles blocked Hie path
way. Hut al last the reward has
come and Hawaii is set legally free
from rum's bondage.
With a heart full of gratitude
wish to acknowledge my sense of
obligation to the National Officers of
the Anti-Saloon League and the W,
C. T. U. of America for their sympa
thetic interest and patient coopera
tion. Dr. E. C. Diiiwlddie, the Legis
lative Superintendent of the League
has been a tower of strength.
It. was Senator Morris Sheppard
of Alabama, loyally assisted by-
other friends und Prohibition Leader
.n the Upper House, who skilfully
engineered the Hill through the Sen
ate while Congressman William C,
Houston of Tennessee, with the as
nistance of Representative C. W. Ham
lin of Missouri and others, enthusi
astically took charge of the Measure
in the Lower House and secured Its
In later days, our Delegate to Con
gress, lion. J. K. Kalanianaole spoil
sored the Hill which has been enac
ed, and by his loyal barking of the
same inane victory more readily
This greatly needed legislation will
prove a boon to the Paradise of the
Pacific. The writer returns to his
home and work on the islands with
a light and happy heart.
Sincerely and cordially yours,
JOHN' W. WAH.MAN',
Superintendent of the Anti-Saloon
League f Hawaii.
First Stenographer: Isn't it ter
rible the way we have to work these
Second Stenographer: I should say
it is. Why, I took ho many letters
yesterday that I finished my prayers
last night with "very truly yours."
Vim seem happy since you enlist
ed." "1 am. Now its against the law for
aiiv of my relatives to borrow my
"We have not studied
cost nor economy as
we should, either as
organizers of indus
try, statesmen, or as
But there is yet time
to start to save and
that time is NOW.
Bishop & Company
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undertakers. Why the rush up to a
mile a minute for r.ny of the short
runs on Kauai.
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