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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 9. NO. 18.
LIHUE, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, APRIL 50, 1912.
SJBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR.
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IN PHY VISIT
Joquin Balmori, a member of the
Philippine Assembly leader of the
progressive party, and chairman of
committee on Labor and Immigra
tion, accompanied b y assistant
IJ rector W. H. Babbith of the
Planters Association spent the bet
ter part of last week in looking in
to conditions concering the Filipino
plantation labor. A third party in
the person of Mr. M. B. Carbonoll
accompanied them in the capacity
of secretary and interpreter.
Mr. Balmori spoke in the highest
praise o f conditions as he found
them and was very desirous of see
ing more of his countrymen equal
ly as well situated.
Mr. Balmori, as assemblyman,
occupies the same relation to the
pioneers of his government as do
our representatives,' and the fact
that he is the leader of the progres
sive party as well as the chairman
of the Labor and Immigration com
mittee is sufficient evidence of his
importance and consequently Ins
influence. Kauai feels honored by
the first visit of such a distinguish
ed person from her sister island and
looks forward with undisguised
pleaseure to his possible return.
Mr. Carbonell is a graduata of the
Illinois State Nnrm.il at Dekalb,
having Ijeen one of the Student
whom his government selected to
be sent to a state educational insti
tution shortely after the Spanish
ar. He is a thorough linguist and
m every way a brilliant scholar.
lly Sua Tukcinoto
The Kalaheo School girls are
arranging a basket ball ground and
will probably make an effort to win
a few laurels this season.
The editor of the Gakdkn Is
land was transacting business in
Kalaheo last Thursday.
The pineapple canning factor has
been equipped with a new boiler.
A Porto Rican road worker was
seriously hurt last Thursday after
noon while blasting stone.
The macadamizing of the strip of
road from Lawai to Koloa, which
will complete the macadam from
Lihue to Waimea, has been begun
on the Lawai end. Three large
Steam rollers are used in the work.
According to well authenticated
rumor, Kalaheo is to have a new
V church, work upon which may be
gin at once.
Kalaheo is very much interested
in the coming base ball series which
begins soon, as a number of the
boys are looked upon as Kalaheo
ites. Quite a number from here attend
ed the Japanese vacation exercises,
among whom were Supervisor W.
D. McBryde, Mr. Zoller, Mr. Rath
and Mr. Nicholas nil of whom re
marked upon the elaborate and suc
cessful program. People also came
from White andHanapepe.
At the Lihue, park by the Lihue
Band, on Sunday May 5th.. 1912,
at 3 i'. Ji.
1. March "WasliiiiRton Post"
J 1 . Snuzn
2. Sflection "I.norczin IlorRin"
II, Son.' from Tho Chocolate Soldier
"My Hero" Strain
4. Intermezzo "Cavalleria Kuticaiin"
5, Sextetto from "I.ueia" Donizetti
(i. "Waltzes "That Italian Sereiulo"
7 Miserere from "11 Travatore"
8, March "The Kaire.-t of the Fair"
J. I'. Souza
The Star Spangled Banner
J. A. Sorz.,
County Attorney Sam Kaeo is de
feudaut in a suit brought by the
City Mill Co., in connection with
a bill of lumber amounting to se
veral hundred dollars. Charlie Dole
appears for plaintiffs,
KOLOA PEOPLE ARE
TO GET LIBRARY
An informal meeting of the read
ing community of Koloa was held
at Dr. Waterhotise's, Koloa on
Tuesday evening to organize a
It was decided to minister to the
needs of the reading public along
the lines of the Lihue Library with
as little machinery as possible
good books being the mam thing.
Dr. Waterhousc was unanimously
elected President and Miss K. C.
Wagnor nearly everything else.
The books will be kept in the hos
pital in the care of Miss Wagner
whose obliging courtesy will do
much to extend their usefulness.
By way of dues there will be a
$5.00 initiation fee supplemented
by an annual fee of $1.00. Books
will be delivered regularly to the
members at their homes. Tin;
Gardkn Island commends the
enterprise and intelligence of the
Koloa public. When we want an
assistant editor we will know where
By Edith Brodie
The people of this section are
enjoying a moving picture a n d
slight-of-hand show. The magi
cian is very clevei and is watched
very closely by the mystified juve
The vounc men o f McBrvde!
gave a dance last Thursday eve
ning at the boarding house. A
large crowd attended, including
the Hanapepe teachers. The
music was furnished by the Eleele
The Hanapepe school recently
purchased a Columbia g r a p h a -phone
and a number of records
which are being used in the open
ing exercises, calesthenics, flag
and other drills. The monev was
gotten through the sale of wood
which grew on the school grounds.
At the recent election held in
Hanapepe school, in the establish
ment of "county government,"
the following officers were elected:
Supervisors Waimea side, "Sakai
Demb.o and Hidie Naito. Koloa:
Tai Hee and Maile Hastie. Super
visor at large, Edith Brodie. Clerk,
Kochau Watase. Sheriff, Chang
Lun. Deputy Sheriff: Waimea,
Ah Bun. Koloa, Louis.
Miss Marie Anderson, one of
the Hanapepe teachers is spending
the week end with Miss Jordan at
A moon-light picnic with the
barking sands as its destination is
planned tor Saturday evening by
the young people of Kekaha.
Two More Cases Of"
(Special to the Garden Island)
Kkai.ia, April 29. Two more
cases of diptheria have broken out
here this week, one beimra woman
living in the mill camps, and the
otner a clnld who lives in one of
the mauka camp. Both are of a
mild form and as a quarantine was
promptly established, there is no
fear of spread. The house where
the woman patient lives, is the
same in whichanothercaseappearcd
more than a year airo. The nre-
seut case is supposed to be the
work of a germ who happened to
De out calling when the fumigators
Mrs. G. P. Wilcox's
Mrs. Francis Gay was the guest
of honor at a delightful lunehpm.
at the beautiful home of Mrs. Gay-
lord P. Wilcox yesterday after
noon. Poppies formed the decora
tive scheme which was creiiprnnsU'
admired by the guests who were
-Mrs, I'rancis Gay, Mrs. Jas. Spald
ing, Mrs. I Putnnu, Mrs. Rufiis
Spalding, Mrs. Ralph Wilcox, Mrs.
C. II. Wilcox, Mrs. Charlie Rice,
Mrs. A. S. Wilcox and Miss Kaui
On another page of this issue, our readers will find the announcement
of our popularity contest, the first ot'fthe kind ever inaugurated on
Kauai. It will be seen that the contest issolely for the Kauai people
wlncli means that every one of the
property of our own people.
The object of this contest is to
possible to raise sufficient capital
machine. Thus every subscriber
to feel that his money will be put
wnicn means a bigger and better
11 ... '. .. ll ! .
i o tue caiuiuiates entering mis
fact of buying a car is one thing,
as tne most popular gin on Kauai
weeks everybody in the Territory
girl on K.'iuai. mere are so manv very popular young ladies on
Kauai that votes running into the millioiis will be registered during the
contest. As soon as candidates' names are enrolled, they will be
suppueu wun a worKiug oiuiu wiiicinonsisis or subscription mnnks,
eic, everytning reauy io go in ior. uic amo. nvery prize put up is
worth a try. Read the page ad clsewjiere, then sit down and place
vour name in nomination.
"Cow" Police Officer
To Patrol Kapaa Land
(Special to the Garden Island)
Kapaa, April 30. MissBernice
Hundley, agent for .government
lands, has been authorized to ap
point a policeman whose duty will
be to impound evety cow or horse
found browsing on government
This will be . welcome news to
various property owners here who
try to beautify their property
by planting trees only to have them
eaten down by cattle and horse
which have (according to law) no
business on the domain.
Should Plant Trees
The time has come when we
should adorn our highways with
trees. The old objection that trees
prevented the mud roads from
drying up has been removed since
the roads have been macadamized.
The roadside tree not only fur
nishes grateful shade during the
summer months, but at all times it
modifies the intensity of the wind,
protecting the traveler and the ad
joining crops, and also i n no
small way protecting the adjoin
ing fields from the drying action
of the wind. It attracts and
affords a shelter for birds, the
farmer's friends. Since timber is
getting scarce the value of the
tree itself will almost pay for its
growing. Then, too, trees add
much to the appearance of a farm
and owners who have a nice row
of trees along the road would not
hne them removed for any price.
The beauty or appearance of the
farm home and environment should
not be neglected, and it is always
worth more than it coits unless
carried to extremes. The real es
state dealer will tell you that the
appearance of a farm adds much tq
With our industrial advance
ment we should not neglect the
beauty o f highways. Beautiful
highways not only give pleasure
to the eye, but elevate the tide of
life, while the absence of beauty
has a depressing influence.
The tree selected for planting
should be 4-6 feut long, with a
good root system. It is a mistake
to plant large trees and to cut off
the top when planting. After the
tree is well planted it should be
protected by some kind of a guard.
A book on the selection and plant
ing of roadside trees may be ob
tained fiee by writing to the For
ester Hosmer, Honolulu"
Kauai's New Official
Was Named To-day
At a meeting of the Board of Su
pervisors this- morning, Harold
Morgan, assistant cashier of the
Bank of Hawaii, was appointed to
fill the unexpired term as treasurer,
vice Arthur Rice, resigned. The
choice of the supervisors for Mr.
Nice's successor, meets with the
approval o f all who know Mr.
Handsome prizes will become the
increase our subscription list, and if
withwhich to purchase a linotype
to T;n; Gardun Island will be able
right back into better equipment
A.I I .4 .
conic:,', we win sav mat tnc mere
while t o have one' given to you
lsjauotner. witnin tne next nine
will - know who is the most popular
Broadbent Buys Home
Site In Kapaa District
Manager Broadbent has pur
chased'a tract of land in Kapaa,
upon which he intends to erect a
modern residence. There are thir
teen acres, and the consideration
was in tne ueigliborlipoa'uf eighteen
liMTtflrnrl -1r,lln-5 Tfr t.. '.1 .(...
another prominent Lihue man is
contemplating buying a- Kapaa
By Yacko Taki.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Gay re
turned from Honolulu last Wed
Mr. P. E. Pereira is expected
home from Niihau soon.
Katsuyo, a bright pupil of Miss
Akina's class leaves for Japan
The estimate of 3675 pounds as
being the weight of Mr. Gay's car
"auto," be about correct.
News has been received of the
death of the mother of Mrs. P. E.
Pereira, who resided in Belize,
Nomura, a Japanese tunnel
worker met with a serious accident
the other day, the details of which
Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Brown
had for dinner guests last Friday,
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Hofgaard and
Mr. and Mrs. T. Brandt.
The new Bayview Hotel with
its msssive mission like style sur
passes anything of its kind on
The Wai lliea School children nr.
enjoying their Friday afternoon"
observation trips with tne teachers
so well tnat they work very hard
to ge tperfect attendance ofthe en
tire room for the week in order to
gain the privilege. There was a
lively scene in grade IV last week
when one of its niembets was
punished for apparent deliberation
in" remaining away from school
one day and thus spoiling the
The Waimea School children
have begun a plan to keep the
streets neater, especially those
near the school. Every Friday at
two o'clock the boys sally forth in
quest of rubbish which is gathered
up and burned. Thus they are
learning not t o throw papers on
the street, and incidentally setting
an excellent example for t h e
The pupils in grade IV arc
working very earnestly to cam
money with which to buy records
for their new phonograph. Al
ready $1 .55 has been secured and
the list indicates the various ways
in which the amount has been
earned. From Hoeing cane, chop
ping wood, washing, ironing, to
real self-sacrifice. like pommi;,,.
crless and giving up the pleasure
of a moving picture show.
The Board of Supervisors held a
session at 10 o'clock this morning.
Vol. 1, No. 1 of "Maich and
April" an artistically gotten up 36
page magazine published by the
Waimea school, the first magazine
ever published on Kauai, is before
us. It is full to the brim offascina-
ting stories and able discussions on
the important topics of the daV and
contains besides, many two-color
illustrations by a real artist.
On the inner side of the bcauti
fully designed cov:r, the followiuc
list of reportorial workers appears:
Cover designer Tacko.
People of Japan Hajime and
People of Hawaii William.
About Belize ' Florita.
About Teacher Kimiyo and
Hani, Yoshine, Hesa. Avano,
Mitsuyo, Matone, Asayo, Youega,
Helen and Peka.' ..
Artici.ics On Food:
Poi making ' Elaine and
Cocoa1. Yachiy o .
Gardening A. Hong and
L i. Choy Keau.
Masato, Fookiycr, Orai.
Baseball Masaichi, No. 2.
A D VKRTI SKM HNTS :
Masaichi, No. 1, Ah Yai, Masa
ichi, No. 2, Aukai.
The stories were all elaborately
Continued on page 8.
Mrs. A. S. Wilcox
Gives Poi Luncheon
Mrs, A. S, Wilcox was hostess
at one of her renowned p o l
luncheons at her spacious home
last Friday afternoon the occasion
being in honor of Mrs. Prancis
Gay. The decorations were most
exqunsite being very pleasingly
arranged, tne color sclicine ot pink
predominating. Those who sat at
luncheon were Mrs. Francis Gay,.
Mrs. Jas. Spalding, Mrs. Sandow,
Mrs. C. H. Wilcox, Mrs. Hans
Iseubertr. Mrs. F. L. Putinan. Mrs.
Charles Rice, Mrs. Rufus Spalding
Mrs. Arthur Rice, Mrs. G . N.
Wilcox, Mrs. A. S. Wilcox and
Miss Kaui Wilcox.
The Kealia Bridge
Special to The Garden Island.
Kuaua. April 28, The freshet
which occurred last week caused
the river to belch forth an enorm
ous amount of water lilies which,
during the dry season, accumulat
ed on the water's surface.
Having in mind the flood of two
years ago which came near destroy
ing the bridge as a result of the im
pact of the drift o f vegetation,
Head Luna Ilundly, gathered about
fifty of his men and with the aid of
locomotives and great hooks atta
ched to long wire cables, succeeded,
after hours of strenuous efforts, in
saving the bridge.
Eleele Doctor Hands
n His Resignation
Dr. Osborn has resigned from the
position as physician of the Eleele
hospital. He has been succeeded by
Dr. Waterhousc of whom there are
II. II. Brodie is looking over
the Lihue School to-day.
Geo. Maioho, one o f Koloas
widc-a-wakc-young men purchas
ed a cadillac from the Kauai Ga
rage yesterday and has gone into
business for himself. If you want
the best ride yon ever had in your
life, just ring up 58L. and let
George take you for a spin,
Apropos of the increasing num
ber of clul s in Lihue one long- ,
suffering husbands declares that
H1,e,re is, rooin for j"st one more.
Never a day passes but the
uatiy ot the house dons her fi ne
raiment and her best hat sallies
forth to some social affair, where
the busy contention of many ton
gues is as insistent and almost as
unintelligble as at Babel of old,
and from which she returns with
but one dear conviction. She must
have more dresses to hold up her
end or an automoblic.
Lantana Blight Now
(Special to the Gard t 1 i d)
Kapaa, April 29. Small far
mers of the homesteads tract aw
becoming alarmed over the fact
that the blight which has destroyed
the lantana has attacked their ve
getable gardens and in some in
stances corn fields have also been
invaded. As there are no pines
yet growing in this section, it is
not known whether or not thrv
will be free from the blight.
Col. French to Visit
The Garden Island
Col. George French, will be visit
ing Kauai and holding ti,
jng meetings! Friday May 3rd. at
uie waimea Hawaiian Church, Sat
urday the 4th.
Hon Army Hall. Stindav Mav .Stli
at 11 A. m. at the Lihti Knr,Vn
Church. Sunday evening at Koloa.
un juonciay tlie meeting at Koloa
will be of Unioue character lwit,tT
preccetled by thirty minutes of spe
cial music by the Koloa choir and
other musicans. Col. French is an
able and interesting snmt-rr ari
all who can are invited to attend
Capt. Leavitt entertained n ft.
of his friends at an informal dance
last Monday night, the ever ready
dancing. During the evening Mr.
KoeiKiani who is an accomplished
musician rendered choirs eola
tions on the piano.
At midnight, (which came far
too soon) coffee, sandwiches, and
cakes were served and much en
joyed by all present.
Those w h o enjoyed Captain
Leavitt's hospitality, were the
Misses Janet Hastie. Mable Hastie,
Mary Miller, Marion Hastie,
Messrs. Roendahl, Derby Loveland
Palmeston and Dillingham.
One of the most enjoyable social
events of this week was the dance
given at the Club House by the
young men of McBryde to their
Eleele and Hanapepe friends.
Music was furnished by the
Eleele Orchestra. Among those
present were Mr. and Mrs. Moler,
Mr. and Mrs. Brodie, Mrs. Morse,
the Misses Mable Hastie, Lcona
Laube, Nora Hartley, Janet Hastie
Mary Miller. Marion Hastie,
Marie Anderson, Messrs H. Moler,
Miller. Filler. Dillinplmm T r,,.-.
land, Rath, Derby, Palmeston,
eavui, Kocnualil and Ncedham.
Mr. R. L. Hughes returned on
the S. S. Mexican. Anrl lm ia .tin
Dr. Derhv is snfnH!t,rr
weeks in Eleele.
Work 011 the Hnnrmrv cMmnl
. ,J . . w w
The onenincr dance in tin. t,.
Eleele Hall comes off next Satur
day. Mrs. Dora Isenberg
Buys Classy Cadlllao
Mrs. Dora Isenberc is nirnrr nf
one of the very latest model Cadil
lac touring cars, having received
it last week from Honolulu. It is
equipped with every modem con
venience and is a perfect palace on