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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 8. NO. 46.
LIIIUE, TERRITORY OF HAYAH, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 1911.
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Supt. Pope Refuses
"WE ARE NOT GOING TO DISORGANIZE THE WHOLE SCHEDULE TO FIT ONE PARTICULAR CASE." Superintendent Pope In Hawaiian Star November 1 3th.
Within this quotation, Superintendent of Public Instruction Pope, evades the teachers' schedule question notwithstanding the fact that he knows perfectly well that there are many cases of injustice among th: teachers on Kauai, due entirely to the
present schedule. When he says "we are not going to disorganize the schedule to (it one particular case," he is as fully aware that other irregularities exist, as we are, and therefore this statement, emitting from such a source, plainly indicates that the
teachers who have been wronged cannot expect to be treated with the slightest consideration from the man who, under ordinary circumstances, would be the person to right those wrongs.
Mr. Pope admits that many of our principals are imported from the coast, and possess excellent credentials. Now we want Mr. Pope to tell us why a principal who possesses such credentials, who has taught in city schools in Massachusselts for
eight years, who has taught in the Islands for years (including several years in the Honolulu Normal) and for the last two years as principal on Kauai, is paid the sum of $83.33 the same as many of our assistants draw, who have the responsibility qf
but one room? Can he tell us why she should receive the same salary with but two assistants as she does with three? Can he tell us why a principal in a four room school, by transferring to one of nine or ten rooms, draws the same salary? Can he
tell us why these teachers are not paid according to the law which states most emphatically that their salaries must be based upon experience, qualifications and the records of their work? Can he tell us if it were not his experience and qualification that
won him his present position? Is Mr. Pope responsible for the "teachers' schedule?" From the above quotation the public will infer as much. We have had as yet, little intention of venting any spleen upon the Department head, confining our attack to
the schedule committee. But Mr. Pope now seems inclined to consider it his duty to defend injustice rather than confess to a fault. An honest ai.d upright mzn, as we have always believed Mr. Pope to he, thus inviting the criticism of a just
public, a public who has paid him the highest tribute possible by placing him in the position he now occupies cannot but be looked upon with disappointment. The teachers' schedule is so fraught with injustice as to render it perfectly ridiculous. We
Relieve Mr. Pope realizes this fact but feels that he should be loyal to the cause. Such an attitude u?),i his part, howier, is rather unlindy and is creatuj a strong feeling against his otherwise commendable administration. The schedule is all wrong.
Mr. Pope knows it is, and knowing this, should hesitate no longer in making an effort towards righting the wrong.
.Following is the report of the
Grand Jury at the termination of
its work at the beginning of the
To the Honorable Jacob Hardy,
Judge of the Circuit Court Fifth
Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.
The undersigned, the Grand
Jurors duly empaneled in and for
the Circuit Court of the Fifth
Judicial Circuit, Territory of Ha
waii, for the November term, 1911,
do herewith respectfully present
our report as follows:
After having been duly sworn as
Grand Jurors, and W. Scheiber
being duly appointed by your
honor as our foreman, we retired
to the Grand Jury room and elect
ed A. de Bretteville as our clerk,
whereupon we proceeded to hear
the evidence in the following cases:
1. Territory of Hawaii vs. Naka
mura Egiro, charged with mur
der in the first degree. A true
2. Territory of Hawaii vs. Kim
tori, charged with burglary in
the second degree. A true bill
3. Territory of Hawaii vs. Shiro
Baragas charged assult with in
tent to murder. A true bill.
4. Territory of Hawaii vs. Ma
riano de la Santos, charged with
assault and battery with a
weapon obviously and imminent
ly dangerous to life. A true bill
5. Territory of Hawaii vs. Hono
ris, charged with an attempt to
assult with a weapon obviously
and imminently dangerous to
life. No bill found.
Besides the above cases as found
by your Grand Jurors, there is one
case to which your Grand Jurors
have found a true bill, but prays
your honor that the same may be j
set on the secret file, until the
person therein named is arrested
and be under the control a n d j
custody of the Sheriff of Kauai.
We regret to call the attention
of the court to the unpreparedness
of the police in regnrd to witnesses
in the cases presented. When
wanted they were not on hand, con
sequently your Grand Jurors had
to adjourn to the following day.
However, your Grand Jurors be
lieve, that this unpreparedness
does not wholly fall to the lot of
the police department, but in some
respects upon the District Magis
trate of Lihue, for failure on his
part to file the necessary trans
cripts in cases committed to the
term of this court.
Having concluded our duties up
on which we were called, we thank,
the court for its kind attention. I
Respectfully Submitted. '
Wilhelm Schieber, foreman; A. '
de Brettevill, Clerk; Geo. F. Win- i
ter, Wra.Kuhlman.W.K.Schultze. j
J. H. Ciimmiiiji, Fred Mcndes,
Ben Lizama, J. S. Chandler, Jas.
Mahniutu,. R, M, Kanealii, T. R.
A special meeting of the mem
bers of the Kegel Club was called
last Thursday night for the pur
pose of considering a challenge re
ceived from Chairman E. F. Dei
nert of the Puuneue Athletic Club
of Maui, to a bowling contest, the
same to consist of five American
games, to play according to the
rules of the American Bowling Con
gress. It was agreed by the members
of the local club that the challenge
be accepted, and that the games be
played off the first week in Decem
ber and the Secretary was instruct
ed to so inform the Maui represen
tative. In case the program goes
through, probably the Kauai's lTne
up will be about as follows: C
Maser, H. Wolters, Win. Rice Jr.,
Frank Crawford, Carls, with Hills,
Rohrig, Kuhlmau, Winter and Sie
bel as substitudes.
Chairman Deinert suggested hav
ing a representative from each is
land present when the contest is
pulled off. After a little discussion
on this point, the members decid
ed that it would not be necessary
to send a member to Maui, but
that if the latter chose to have 'a
man come to Kauai, he would be
received with much pleasure.
Kkkaha, Nov. 18. Miss Mary
Silva, Kekaha's pretty post-niisttess
was thrown from a horse this
afternoon and was badly bruised
about the body and face. Despite
the severe shake-up the plucky
little post-mistress is still at her
Attorney Larnach returned to
Honolulu Saturday, having been
called up on court matters.
J. F. G. Stokes arrived from Ho
Official stenographer Thielen,
who officiated in Judge Hardy's
court, returned to town Saturday.
The Lihue Store has very
thoughtfully designed an excep
tionally appropriate bill of fare for
your Thanksgiving dinner. Read
it on page 8, and then act before
the supply is exhausted.
J. Hopp & Co. are abreast with
the times with a fine line of
The Clarion carries the famous
"Benjamin" clothing clothes that
are famous for their exclusive
styles, their good lines, their smart
cuts and stylish material.
Neal, C. Win. Grote, Herman Hud
dy, George Brandt, Freadrick Geo.
Douse and Joaquin de Souza.
The Grand Jury has been recon
vened to moot Thursdnv, proba
bly tor the purpose of taking up
the Kekalja riot case,
Killed in Kekaha
Masa, a Japanese who had for
some time been connected with
the police department in the capa
city of a detective was surrounded
by an angry mob of Japs in Ke
kaha about 8 o'clock Wednesday
night, and was so badly beaten
with stones that he died in the
Waimea hospital at three o'clock
Masa h a d been successful in
locating a- number of blind pigs
and had accompanied the police
on a raid. One attempt had been
successful, and together with two
policemen, Masa returned to Ke
kaha for a second bunch. Several
more captures had been made and
the officers were approaching the
auto with their prisoners when
they were set upon by a mob
which had been called by the
beating of an old tin pan. All
lights including the electric street
lamp under which stood the police
auto, were extinguished.
The air then became a flying mass
of debris of every description, but
chiefly of stones. The police
being unarmed, were powerless to
assist their comrade, and when an
attack was made on the auto, they
climbed in and as quickly as pos
sible, had re-enforcements on the
On Sunday, November 12, the Douril!
Hotel was the scene of a luxurious !" .Miss Kani Wilcox, all of Lilian; Mr.-.'
luncheon served to a merry party of young j Fain-liilit of Kealia; Mrs (i. I'. Wilcox ot
people who came around in their autoino- Koloa; Ml. Deverill, Mrs. .Sanborn, ami
biles from Lihue and Hanai-opo. After 1 Miss Won-noo Deverill, of llanalei; Mis-
, , ., , . . , .,, , 1 J'.tliid llishop of Berkeley, California; and
unc ieon they vcre entertained with mu- . . ' J ' '
J i .Mis- lolet Makeo ot Honolulu,
sic. Later in the afternoon they indmV-,
e.i in the. fa-cinatin sen hath. , Thursday Luncheon
.. n j i, i n1 ' -Mrs. W. II. Uice.Ir., willU'lioMessata
McBryde Beach House. t Mm.hl..m , Mr,. Kairehild Thursday at
Society turne.1 out in full Sunday after- , (,viock. The guests will In- .Mrs. Fair
noon, to a picnic at the MuBrydo child, .Mr-. A. S. Wilcox, Mrs. (i. l'.Wil
Beach Home which wa- given by Senator eoi -Mrs. Spalding and party, Mrs. Co-
and Mrs. (ion. Faircl.ild in honor of Mr. IU'' Mr"- V- lL Hiiv a,", Mw- F- ,',lt
and Mrs. Unfits Spalding. ,mm-
Jl & t: ! kS J 0
Mrs. A. S. Wilcox Baldw!ns Enlerlain
Mrs. A. S. Wilcox will receive at one j H''itifnl chrysa.itheinui.is were f.t
of l,er famous poi luncheons at 1 o'clock ! ''c.'orations la,t Friday nfcht, when
fruiay anenioon in minor oi .Mrs. ueo.
II. Faircl.ild. Ainoi.ijthe invited quests,
are Mrs. Fairchild (jruest of j1(lllor )
Mrs. Sam Wilcox, Mrs. W. II. ltice Jr.,
Friday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Ueo.
Mrs. Purvis, Mrs. C H. It ice, Mrs.
Charles. Wilcox, .Miss M. AVaterhouse,
Mrs. Sandow. Mrs. Knud-en. Mis. lld-
win, Mrs. A. ltice, Mrs. F. l'utinan, Mrs .
Coney, .Mrs. W. 11. ltice Sr., Mr-. I.yd-
jrate, Mrs ItioadU'iit, Mrs. Spalding anil
paity, Mi.-. Philip ltice, Mrs. 11. itohri. !
Mr. and Mrs. Sandow.
lir. and Mrs. Sandow, were hosts at a t'"' mviio of a very enjoyable stac party,
highly enjoyable dinner on Sunday even- complimentary to Mr. Cropp. Tnu dm
lip to tl.e following quests: Mr. and ins room was a profusion ot pretty tloral
Mr-. Danford, Mr. and Mrs. Brandt, decorations, while the table center piece
Mrs Frie Knud-cii and Mr. Fas-oth. conMctcd of a gorgeous display oi lruit in
& & cut yla.-.s. Tlioi-e who enjoyeU the ho.-pi-
Pretty Hanalei Event: ! talit' ul Mr- Wolu. w Mr- L'ropp,
Saturday, November II, there wua do-1 W,u- 1it;.',r;:.Kru',,k -Wrd, Charlie
Helmut social gathering at the beautiful "; Hl(v' Mr- Sd,u,Ul' a'"1 -Mr-
Hanalei hummer homo of Mr. and Mr.-, i M ''""'S
A. S. Wilco . when Mrs. Wilcox gave oni '
of her well known poi nuHieoiis. The. Mi's. It if t. Spu l.u., .Mil .iitortaiu a!
table was loaded with every U licacyj and dinner Friday owning at 7;;U in honor,
wiu Unutifully decorated with u luijfii of Mi. Ulu, FidrvhlM,
To Wronged Teachers
Sentenced To Hang ,
Nakamura, the Japanese who
murdered a countrymen in Maka
weli on the night of Oct 11th. by
stabbing him to death, having
been found guilty of murder in the
first degree by the jury, was on
last Wednesday afternoon sentenced
to be hanged, Hon. Judge Hardy
pronouncing the sentence.
The trial throughout was hotly
contested, Hon. J. W. Sheldon of
Waimea making a strenuous effort
to. save his client. The evidence
however was so conclusive as to
render his efforts futile.
scene of strife. When they re
turned to Kekaha, however, all
was quiet and a search revealed
the body of Masa lying in a clump
of bushes with stones piled on his
head. He was hurried to the hos
pital while a thorough search of
the camp yielded up five Japs
whom the police felt sure they
j could identify. They were prompt-
i 1 - - . 1 . . 1 . I I ...
iy laivcu nuo cusioay aim urougni
over to Lihue. Sheriff Rice and
C. A. Doyle are making a most
rigid search for all those who took
a hand in this cowardly murder.
The murdered man was single and
bore a good reputation with the
'(filter pirn- of choice fruit.".
Tlir guests were Mir. J. II. Coney,
Mr- f'lmrlii. Mix W II Ir
m'b i'''tertaii.e.l at dinner ami bridge
1 ''overs V-mg lal.l.for ten and a iuo.-t de
I'i'ious dinner was served. Thoo pre.-cn
......... i i u i .
-,,r-. Mr; "ui.iwm, in muk-
wen, cuicnamcii ai dinner anil limine,
"i1".-.wrs. r.nc jxiiu.i.-en, .ur. ami .Mrs.
' -"I i'erKuso.i, .Mr. ami .Mrs.
! Wm- huHac, Mr. A. Ilanhaiii, Mr. ami
' t bridge,
Four tablen wero devot-
J.a.t Friday evening, the homo of Mr.
and JIh II. Wolters of llanainiiulu, was
Word from Principal Brodie is to
j the effect, that but one case of dip
theria has so tar developed and that
the situation looks brighter.
Four of the teachers, namelv Mr.
and Mrs. Morse, Miss Laube and 1
Miss Haffley are still in quarantine'
and will likely remain so for seve-1
ral days longer, as there is no de
sire to take any chances of a fur
ther spread of the disease. Dr.
West makes daily inspection of
every school child and any suspi
cious looking case is taken in hand
at once. One child is said to have
been found who carries the germ,
yet remains immune from the di
sease herself. She is reported un
der quarentine and receiving close
attention from the doctor. Health
Inspector Cooke has contributed
much valuable help in the present
crisis, which is highly appreciated
by the community. Mr Brodie
has been greatly put out
through the loss of his teachers,
but has managed so far to continue
the classes. He will probably be
able within a few days to get as
sistance from the Waimea School
j for the remaining period of quaren
Mrs. Hans Isenberg isconfind to
her bed suffering from a broken
arm received in a fall from her
horse last Saturday. Dr. Putman
the attending Physician re
ports Mrs. Isenberg resting com
fortably as we go to press.
At the Lihue Park, by the Lihue
Band, on Sundav Nov.. 26th., at
3 P. M,
1. M n...."Yalo Hoola" Hirsh.
2. O,. .tlire.."ValliioiieM Itoekwell.
tl. I n to rin o..o "Cherry" h. Alliert.
4. Medley March. .."All Alone"
H. von TilT.
Selection. "Days, of ()ld".C. Carlton.
Mi-ororefroni."Il Travatoiv". Verdi.
7. Waltzes.. "In Old Wi.-consin"
- . 1J. T'.nnent.
8. March. "Tiio Fairest of the Fair"
-..I. 1'. Souza.
The Star Spanklcd Banner.
.1. A. SorzA, Director.
To Mr. and Mrs. Spalding
Senator and .Mrs. Faircliildcntertained I
in honor of Mr. and Mr-, liufu- Si. il l-1
lug last 1-riilay evening, at tneir cnariii
ing Kealia home. The guests were Mr.
and Mrs. Spalding, Miss Holmes, Mi
Violet Makiv, Miss McClyniont, Mr. C.
O. Smith and Mr. Iielir.
.4 & &
Mr. Antone Cropp formerly m.inaeer i
the Koloa Plantation, accompanied by
Irs. Cr ipp, ar - t c ue.-t ol Mr. aim
Irs. Hans I- h Mr. and .Irs
Cropp an- making a world tour and uh
sjK'iid .-ome time in Hawaii before con
tinuing on their journey.
Hon. and Mrs. W. II. Rice Sr., aim
Mr. nud Mr-. I'liilip ltice liavo return -d
from an enjoyable wio'c-i'iid visit to tb
Itiii' n.i"nu i'j i h 1 1".
Mrs. Fairciuld caiuo over tmin Kealn.
Friday, ami vvt- the ufteruuun jrtie.t o
Mis. X, 11. Coney,
About ever so often this paper
receives complaints concerning the
carelessness upon the part of auto
drivers in regard to neglecting to
sound their horns in rounding cur
ves. The rule is more often disregard
ed on the curve at the top of the
Lihue hill, than any other and a
list of those who disregard the law
in such instances will probably find
a road to publicity if it is not stop
Here and There
Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Spalding
were returning passengers from an
extended trip throughout Califor
nia on the Kinau.
Y. Shido's big new store in
Kapaa, begins a week end sale of
new goods at cost today. In his
spacious new quarters Mr. Shido
will be able to accomodate all who
Supervisor J. K. Lota and De
puty Sheriff Werner of Hanalei,
came over yesterday to recapture a
Porto Rican prisoner who had es
caped from the Hanalei police.
I The escape was made Saturday
and a wire to Deputy Kllis resulted
in retaking the man in an attempt
to get away on the Kinau.
See the fine display of Christmas
goods to be found in the McBryde
Plantation Store. Read ad . on page
io u win mane u an easv enort tor
you to select that Christmas pre
sent. J. B. McSwanson arrived on the
Hall and is making the island in
the interest of the Bulletin's Floral
Owing to the fact that we were
misinformed, we referred in a re
cent article to the late Mr. Blais
dell as "Head Luna" of Kealia
when it should have read "man
ager." Kauai folks can gat the famous
Palm Cafe mince pies, pumpkin
and cranberry pies, i c e cream,
cakes and candies by sending their
orders in now. Address orders to
Palm Cafe, Honolulu. Ice cream
and other goods specially packed
for shipment to this island.
A. Buckholtz, manager of the
VTnbi.T Phmtfitinn Rroriv rMinil
r , . . . ,T . .
from a business trip to Honolulu
Benson Smith Co. Honolulu are
showing an exquisite line of toilet
articles suitable for Christmas
,ifts. Their ad. on page four this
issue will show you how to get
what you need.
Some mighty gjo.l reasons why
you should buy your clothing at
M. Mclnerny's are given in their
full page ad. appearing on page
2 of this issue. Mclnerny's name
stands for all that is good in cloth
ing, furnishing and iia.s and t
means durability, style, fitand
honesty in evry detail,