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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY. DEC. 2, 1919
Memories of an
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Read the Garden Island
very tall Irishman, who assisted
Father -Damon In bringing the stray
sheep (I can hardly call them lambs)
of the sailor class Into the fold. He
was called more often "Holy Joe," that
is when he was not near by. His wife
was a tiny little person, so small that
An Unsavory Viand
A pleasing sight which I often enjoy
ed were the girls selling flowers In the
sidewalks of Hotel street. Another
Bight, not so pleasant, were the women
selling poi. The way they handled
when walking with her husband she
had to be careful not to be stepped
that smeary mess disgusted m-i so
that for years I declined to eat poi;
and even now, after almost half a
century, I prefer the homemade article,
made by hands that I love and know
to be clean.
The Ruin of the Whaling Fleet
This year, 1871, the large whaling
fleet did not arrive on time. Instead
of the hundreds of ships with their
thousands of sailors, only a few arriv
ed, bringing the sad news of a catas
trophe which, was a severe blow to the
Islands. The whole fleet, with the
exception of a few vessels, was lost in
the Arctic. One of the returning cap
tains had made some little sketches of
the ruined and abandoned ships, and
from those sketches myself and an
other gentleman whose name I have
forgotten, made a series of twelve
pen-and-ink drawings which were
photographed and sold all over the
Joins the Faculty of Punahou
I make mention of this as I believe
those pictures were the cause of my
being engaged as teacher in Punahou.
There is no need to describe this
noble institute from whose portals
have issued the fine men and women
who have assisted so materially in
making these islands the Paradise of
the Pacific. I shall only tell of a few
incidents which, though far from im
portant, occur to me often when think
ing of Punahou.
An Early Revival
It was in 1872, I think, that a relig
ious revival struck the college. Many
were the prayer-meetings we attended
in the old Fort-street church. The bus
was crowded, and both going and com
ing sweet songs filled the hearts with
Victim of Boyish Pranks
The bus was sometimes so crowded
that I preferred going on horse back.
On one, of these occasions when com
ing out of the church I found my sad
dle minus the stirrups. Without dis
turbing the peace of the churchyard
I got somehow into the saddle and
managed to get home without further
mishap. I never found out who stole
those valuable stirrups. Perhaps Mr.
Lydgate may be able to tell; not that
I have any suspicion of his taking a
part in any such nefarious business.
One morning on entering my class
room I perceived an unusual atmos
phere pervading the class. The stud
ents seemed to anticipate something
exciting. Glancing at the large black
board I saw a masterpiece represent
ing a nice young man lying prone on
an airy lounge with a long student's
pipe in his mouth the smoke curling
up gracefully from mouth and pipe.
Underneath the words: "Professor
Muller taking it easy." Having duly
admired the beautiful drawing I ties
troyed It forever with the sponge.
A Difficult Charge
There was a little boy In the pre'
paratory department, his name was
Johnnie Searle. As he was rather
prone to mischief his father, a mln
Ister of theAnglican church, had given
him into my special care, I had him
up in my room evenings making him
study his lessons, that Is I tried to
make him. He did not like work very
much. Now, I myself am very fond of
work, I always could sit for hours
watching men labor with pick and
shovel, or spade and rake.
One morning, while the boys were
working in the banana patch, and I
was watching them, sitting on a stump,
up came little Johnnie to me, sat
down by side, and commenced, before
I could order him back to his work, to
tell nio in his enticing way that he
was born in Australia, that there were
also bananas in Australia, such nice
bananas. "One kind was called ladles'
fingers, and, Mr. Muller," he continued,
"they were just as sweet as ladies'
fingers." At that I ordered him back
to his work, instantly, sir.
I had forgotten to tell of the after
math to that blackboard drawing. The
banana patch reminds me of it. That
night when every body was sound
asleep, I took pipes, tobacco, cigars.
Hawaiian Polished Woods
Worked into many useful novelties, on
hand. A big assortment from which to
In various colors and designs.
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and a beautiful meerchaum cigar hold
er, and buried the whole lot deep, deep
in that banana patch. Requiescant in
AH this rigmarole may seem too
prolix to some ,but to you, sir, to my
daughter and her family, I hope it will
With my best wishes for the pros
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whose doings I should like to know
from time to time,I am, dear sir
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