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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL.. 9. NO.
ETTA LEE WINS CA
28,000,000 IS TOTAL
.NUMBER OF ALL
Mt$s Silva Leads to The Very
Last And is Then Beaten
By Miss Lee.
EVERYBODY NOW PLEASED
The Garden Island's big auto
contest closed last Tuesday, and
the final count by the judges on
Friday night found Miss Ktta Lee,
the popular little. Makaweli candi
date, more than 2,000,000 votes in
Miss Etta Lee, of Makaweli, win
ner of First Prize, a 1912 Model
Ford Runabout, valued at $800.
Greatest Church Con
vention Ever On
,If present plans are carried out,
thousands delegates will
gather at the church convention
convenes in Lihue this week.
Every body with spare room has
volunteered to assist in housing
the delegates, and Kauai's well
known hospitatily will go the limit
in providing for the comfort of
tne large number of distinguished
The Delegates for the coining
Convention will arrive in two in
stallments. The first by the Kinau
o n Wednesday morning, the
second by the Claudine on Thurs
day. They will be quartered large
ly in tents on the spacious church
grounds and will get their meals
on the large lanai built for that
Hon. C. H. Rice, our national
committee returned from Chicago
Saturday with every indication of
JJiaving held his own in the
struggle at the Chicago convention
which resulted in the maining of
Teddy La Follette & Co.
Thanks The Public
The Kukuiolono Fourth of July
Committee desires to thank all
those who assisted in making the
celebration of the 4th. such a suc
cess, and also to thank those who
generously rendered financial assis
tance. Walter D. McBryde ,
Kukuiolono, July 8th.
Our ads are iutererestig.
don't believeit, read 'em I
REPORT OF THE JUDGES
. Lihue, Kauai, July 5th. 1912.-J
v c , nit: unm-iois1"-" j o
duly selected to count the votes in
Tin; Garden ISLAND contest Here
by find that the respective contest
ants received .the, number of votes
set onnosite their names, to u.
iiss mta L,ee
. ' ' Mary Silva
" Daisy Sheldon
" Meta Reidell
" Eva Akana
' 1 Abbie Haae
' ' Paschich
' ' Bryant
. " Schumacher
H . D,
The winners of the various prize
.Miss Lee, Ford Runabout.
" Silva-, trip toVolcanb'. .:
" " Sheldon, Gold watjsh.,
' ' Reidell $50ft)'0 ;in -cash .'
" Kalawe, Nickle," tr i in m e d
" Eva Akana Kodak.
" Haae, Library Lamp.
Miss Mary F. Silva, o f Waimea,
winner of Second Prize, a trip
to the Kilauea Valcano or $100
Paul de Bretteville Goes
To His Death In
Former Kauai Boy, Ground To
Death Under Wheels Of
Lihue was thrown into a state of
profound grief Sunday evening
when n wireless was received bv
Mr. and Mrs. de Bretteville, a n-
nouncing the death ot tlieir son
Paul ns the result n f n enllisinn
with an automobile, while riding a
motorcycle, ihe remains will oe
brought to Lihue for interment.
Paul was an employee of the L.
M. Cooke Co. Ltd.. in the cana-
city of stenographer, was a highly
trusted young man and esteemed
bv all of his associates. He was
born and raised on Kauai and a
graduate of Punahou. To the be
reaved family, The Garden Is
land extends its heartfelt sympa
The Garden Island wishes to
announce to the visiting delegates,
that they will confer a favor upon
us by making this office tlieir chief
headquarters where they will find
free stationary, a typewriter and
a welcoming smile big enough to go
around, and then some. Come
right in! You are Welcome!
TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, JULY
GARDEN ISLAND GRATEFUL
The Garden Island wishes to
express its appreciation to the
young ladies for their untiring
efforts 111 promoting its subscrip
tion list. To those who so valiantly
supported the various contestants,
we are equally thankful and ap
preciative and all who contributed
their mite to the cause can rest
assured that the policv of this pa
per will never fail in its endeavor
Last, but by no means least, we
by the privilege of boasting just a
trifle, sufficient to congratulate our
selves in the successful termination
of the first contest we ever en
gineered. We refer to the general
satisfaction of all concerned. There
has not been a single indication of
dissetilion from any source, which
fact our readers will admit entitles
us to "just a little boasting."
To the judges, Messrs. Wishard,
Grote and Spitz, we are also duly
grateful for assistance in rendering
the last act to one of the most po
pular contests ever held i n the
Miss Sheldon Writes
Lihue, Kauai, July 8, 1912.
Editor Garden Island
I desire to thank 11 Tin; Garden
Island" for the honest and im
partial way in which the contest
was conducted from start to finish.
I aiso wish to thank you for the
splendid little watch you gave me
as, third prize.
Editor Garden Island
Will you kindly allow me space
in your paper for this letter.
"To My Friends."
I take pleasure in expressing my
sincere appreciation and thanks- to
the many kind friends who so
generously helped me to win a
prize in The Garden Island Con
test. I will always cherish it as a
gift of esteem.
Miss Daisy .Sheldon, of Lihue, the
winner of Third Prize, a solid
gold watch, vahud at $75.00.
One More Record
Kauai has added another Terri
torial record to her long list. Judge
Robinson arrived last Wednes
day morning, and in compliance
with instructions, held the shortest
term of the circuit court ever re
corded, opening court, and closing
it all within five minute's time.
The conditions under which the
judge was given the opportunity
to establish this record, was the
non appointment of a circuit judge
for Kauai within the time-limit
for the Inly term. When ludgc
Lyle A. Dickey arrives, provisi
ons will probably be made, where
by the cases which have been
carried over the July term will be
Never before in the history of
the "Garden Island" has there
been so much enjoyment crowded
into a single day's pleasure as was
the experience of the multitude of
joy seekers who gathered at the
various centers o f sports last
Thursday. Thousands were on the
move bright and early, that they
might reach the parks in time to
see the elaborate programs begin.
If any there are, who entertain
doubt as to the Americanization of
Hawaii in so much as Kauai is con
cerned, they are lacking in good
By one o'clock, the Lihue Park
had taken on a scene of gaiety;
flags fluttered to the breezes from
artistically decorated aulos. pretty
maids, wore red, white and -blue
dress trimmings, and f 10111 the ice
cream stand waved Hags of the
leading nations. From the left
corner of the st;u.d, floated Old
Glory, then tlu colors of the new
Chinese flag stood out upon the
breeze; a magnificent Hawaiian
flag was next flung to the breeze,
acconij anied . n the right by a
Japanese flag. I rom the right cor-.
tier, flapped an immense German
flag, which seemed to convey to
Old Glory which occupied the op
posite corner, "we two stand as
protectors of the people, for whom
thess flags- I etween us, wave."
1 he sprrts program was hcvuu
at 2 o'clock, the majoritj of which
were pulled off 111 front of the
grand stand which was filled to
runn'ng over with spectators.
Mef-'S s. Maser and Ruteh had the
program in charge and they did
their part in the same highly satis
factory manner as 111 the past.
However, there were divisions
in the program. Miss Brewer, for
111st nice, carried out a very pleas
ing program of contests among the
tiny little tots, which included
games most delightful to their little
The climax to the affair however,
was the announcement of ice
cream and doughnuts." Behind a
table forty feet in length, upon
which appeared handsome boquets
01 snasta tiaisies, stood ten of our
popular ladies, daintily attired and
faces wreathed 111 happy smiles
With nothing to do but to fill four
thousand cornucopias with ice
cream and to dole out eight hun
dred doughnuts. Hundreds of chil
dren, and grown-ups with but the
minds of children, swarmed around
this booth and for nearly two
hours, one of the most elaboiate
ice cream feasts ever witnessed on
Kauai was participated in by a
throng numbering nearly six hun
dred people. One hundred gallons
of cream, four thousand cornu
copias and eight hundred dough
nuts were distributed, which pro
ved a great sufficiency for every
man, woman and child on the
ground. Those who so efficiently
attended the booth were Mrs.
Hans. Isenberg, Miss Brewer, Mrs.
Charlie Wilcox, Mrs. Hogg, Mrs.
R. Wilcox, Mrs. Wedemeyer. Miss
Daisy Sheldon, Miss Hannah Shel
don, Mrs. Maser, and Mrs. Thei
leu. The cream, doughnuts and cor
nucopias were testimonials of the
generousity of our worthy towns
man, Hon. Geo. W. Wilcox and
Mrs. Hans Isenberg.
Rev. Hans Isenberg, chief direc
tor of the entire program, had the.
happv faculty of appearing every
where at the same time and his
personal interest in everything
which went 011, was responsible to
a great measure tor tne very suc
Japanese Lantern Drill.
At 7:30 p. in., Japanese children
between the agesof four ana fifteen,
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50
from Hanamaulu, Kapaia and Li
hue,' to the nuinbei of live hundred,
nrl limrttiir n li.rlit..,! I 1
........... , m, i.n. oiuxe
corner, approaching fro m each
direction, forming a double line,
and, with banners, bearing
patriotic inscriptions, American
flags flying and. to the music of a
Japanese fife and drum corps,
marched down main street and in
to the park. A line was formed,
encircling the entire park, and as
hundreds of little voices rang out
on the night air in an attempt to
render homage to Uncle Sam, in
patriotic airs, red skyrockets made
their escape heavenward, where
they burst forth in all their dazzling
beauty sending showers of patriotic
sparks to the winds. Loud and
prolonged applauds followed, after
which tlie'great line of march was
resumed, the lights in the distant
darkness now bobbing up an d
down and again swinging in circles
oveihead in unison with lusty
Vbahz'ais." As the fireworks con
tinued, 'special drills were execu
ted, ending in a formation fronting
the spectators, where America"
was rendered bv a chorus of five
hundred voices, after which,
amidst deafening applause the Ha
namaulu and Kapaia line marched
out the front entrance to the park
and the Lihue, out at the side in
trance. Thus terminated what is
concukd by all to have been the
greatest celebration of our Inde
pendence Day ever held in Lihue.
This, however, did not quite sat
isfy everybody, as you'll learn, for,
At The Kegel Club
Hon. D. P. R. Isenberg, who is
making a visit to his Kauai friends
preparatory to a business trip to
the coast, had invited the Kegel
members to a "sure 'nough" feast
The Hon. Paul has a reputation as
a host which is too widely known
to refuse invitations to become his
guest, so as a result, thirty or
more were counted "there" aftei
the fireworks" at the park.
"Paul," as the boys are wont to
term him, is not only a King of
entertainers, but he showed h i s
prowess as a bowl;r by entering
right into the game as a coach
in which capacity h e proved a
winner by big odds.
At ten o'clock, President Wol
ters, called the members to order
and in the following well chosen
1 would like to say that we are
indebted to Mr. Paul Isenberg for
the excellent spread which is about
to be placed at your disposal this
evening, and in behalf of the club
I wish to assure Mr. Isenberg of
our appreciation. This is not, as,
you all know, the first spread the!
honorable gentlemen has given the
club, and now as he is about to
depart on a long journey, let us
prosit t o a pleasant, successful
trip, and a safe return to his mul
titude of friends."
In response. Mr. Isenberg said:
I thank you for your kind ex
pressions. It gives me pleasure to
see so many strange faces here
among you. In our spirit of
joy, as our cup of bliss is brimming
full, let us remember our absent
ones at present I refer to Mr.
Mahn and Mr. Rhorig. Let us
prosit, then, to
tlieir health and
their speedy re-
Following the speeches a feast
"fit for a king" was spread on
the club room's triangular table.
Among the invited guests were R.
P. Spalding of Kealia and Dr.
Thompson. Prominent members
present included Rev. Hans Isen
berg and Manager Weber.
i'FR YFAR 5 CENTS PER COPY.
Kukuiolono Park Was In Gala Allire, Too
From one o'clock until nearly
was something doing
at this delightful park. 1-very
number on the elaborate program
was rendered, with a snap which
indicated that- those taking part
were mindful of the spirit of the
The Park wasencircled by a row of
bamboo poles stationed twenty feet
apart, from the tops of which Old
Glory' fluttered to the breezes.
Gaily dressed people, decorated
cars and carriages, vied with the
beautiful landscape, dotted here
and there with flower gardens,
filled with flowers whose bright
ht.es lent enthusiasm to the happy
gathering which numbered nearly
three thousand. The signal for the
opening exercises, was ihe arrival
of five hundred Japanese school
children, who had formed a line at
thestatiou, an.l together with their
teachers,, marched to the grounds,
arriving promptly at one o'clock.
The. children were provided with
American flags, and bore banners
Rev. Hans Isenberg, under whose
direction one of the most suc
cessful Fourth of July celebra
tions ever held in Lihue was
held last Thursday.
of artistic designs. "America"
was enthusiastically rendered for
which a thunderous applause was
given. Various drills were then ex
ecuted after which the hord of
"young Americans" swarmed
around the "lemonade" stain'
where they drank to their heart's
The program of sports then
opened, and the prizes and win
ners were so numerous, as to prohi
bit time and space to mention
Suffice to say however, that nevei
in the history of the children of
the district has anything equaled
this occasion in delightful plea
sure. The game of baseball was one of
the hottest of the season as the
score of 11 to 9 would indicate.
The teams were- pick ups, compos
ed of Japanese and Portuguese.
Great enthusiasm foil owed.. JLhe
game from start to finish. The Jap-
anese won howevei, and as a re
sult became the proud possessors
of a silver trophy in the shape of a
cup with appropriate engravings.
Forty-two handsomely decorat
ed autos lined the field, and the
thoughtfuluessof Mr. Walter Mc-
Bryde in allowing plenty of room
for an auto stand was most hearti
ly appreciated. Not a single acci
dent occurred during the entire
Save an accident of minor im-.
portauce, which occurred on the
Lihue I) al 1 ground when a Porto
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