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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 9. NO. 14.
LIHUE, TERRITORY OF HAWAII. TUESDAY. APRIL 8, 1913
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COPY
The Board of Supervisors of the
County of Kauai held its regular
monthly business meeting at its
office in Lihue o n Wednesday,
April 2nd, 1913, at 10:00 o'clock
Present Mr. H. D . Wishard,
chairman; Francis Gay, J. Von
Ekekela, A. Menefoglio.
The minutes of the last meeting
were read and approved.
The several demands presented
Jfter due examination by the Board
were approved to be paid out of
the following Appropriations viz:
Salarv County Road Supervisor
Pay of Police:
Hanalei - 135.00
Discount & Interest:
District Courts & Jails:
Attorney t '
Auditor V, ,
Repair Schools &
Special Deposits Schools:
Support & Maintenance of Prison-
Water Works: - '
County Road Machinery: 416.33
Oiling Rpads 318.50 318.50
Oiling Roads (Road Tax Spec.
Rd. Tax Spec Depo. 891.13
Roads & Bridges
Rds. Tax Spec. Depo
Oiling Roads 50.40
Roads & Bridges 515.75
Rds. Tax Spec. Depo. 135.23
Roads & Bridges 690.47
Rd. Tax Spec. Depo. 264.95
Roads & Bridges 2,223.62 ,
Rd. Tax Spec. Depo. 322.00
Grand Total $ 17,241.24
Financial Reports for the month
o f March, '1913, viz: Treasurer
(R 128), Auditor's (R 128a), Au
ditor's Trial Balance etc.,
(R 128aa) and the Joint Report
(R 128b) were duly received and
as usual was referred to the
Mr. Gay, Finance Committee,
favorably reported on the Finan
cial Reports for February last, be
ing Nos. 127, 127a, 127aa, and
127b, and upon his recommenda
tion the reports were approved.
A. petition from one F. P. Pauole
of Anahola for the clearance of his
land from rocks left there by the
County road employees and for re
pairs to his fence etc., was duly
received and upon consideration of
the same the Road Supervisor was
authorized to do the work asked
for by the petitioner.
Upon a favorable report by Mr.
J. H. Moragne o n the request
(P 884) of Mr. R. Puuki of Ana
hola, and by a unanimous vote,
the Board ordered that Mr. Puuki
be paid the sum of $250.00 in full
of all his claims for damages and
land taken for road purposes at
Anahola, and which amount Mr.
Puuki consented to accept.
At 12:00 A. m. the Board took a
recess until 2:00 p. m.
At 2:00 p. m. the Board again
met for the transaction of its busi
ness. Upon motion of Mr. Menefoglio
duly seconded the clerk was given
authority to print necessary
quantity of blank forms for use by
the district courts.
Mr. Menefoglio moved for the
appropriation of t h e s u m of
$3,720 00 as Additional Appropria
tions for the payment of wages,
labor etc., for the following works
Repairs schools etc. Koloa 350.00
Oiling Roads 150.00 ,
Roads & Bridges l,650.oq
tt i . n. '
Roads & Bridges 1,570.00'
and being seconded by Ir. Eke1
kela was carried.
A requisition (P 838) from the
Kekaba School for repairs etc. was
referred to Mr. J. H. Moragne
with power to act in the matter.
I n connection with this matter
however and upon motion of Mr.
Gay the school was allowed a water
tank for its use.
Reports (P 839) on the condi
tions of the school buildings etc.,
together with a communication
dated April 1st. 1913, from Mr.
H. C. Brown, principal of the
Waimea school, asking for the
building of a comfortable teachers
cottage this month were duly re
ceived and after due consideration
of the reports and the communica
tion, the latter was referred to Mr.
Moragne with authority to submit
plans and estimate of cost for
building another teachers cottage
at Waimea upon motion of Mr.
Gay seconded by Mr. Menefoglio,
while the reports were ordered
placed on file.
Requisitions (P 840, 841, and
842) from the Anahola, Hanalei
and the Kapaa schools respectively
were received and referred to Mr.
Moragne with power to act in each
A request (P 843) from Mr.
Jno. Naleimaile of Koloa, for a
written appointment as Superin
tendent of the Omao Water Works
was duly received and filed, the
Board deeming that the official
notice from the clerk to the gentle
m a n of his appointment was
An offer (P 844) from one Mr.
J. E. Rogers to sell to the County
of Kauai for $150.00 a receipe for
manufacturing Eureka paint was
duly received and upon the recom
mendation of Mr. Moragne the
offer was accepted.
A petition (P 845) from Koloa
praying for the macadamizing of
the government road between the
Catholic church, and the Maulili
road in Koloa, was received and
by a vote the same was referred to
Mr. Moragne for investigation and
report at the next meeting.
A request (P 846) from Mr. E.
B. Bridgewater, principal of the
Hanamaulu school, for the wiring
ot the teachers cottages for electric
lights was duly received and grant
ed. The report (P 847) of theCounty
Road Supervisor for the month of
March, 1913, was duly received
Mr. Menefoglio to whom was
referred for report Requisition No,
811, for repairs to teachers cot
tage at Hanalei on reporting stated
Continued on page 4.
Public School Children
The contributions to the Flood
Fund are coming in just as was to
be expected by all who are aware
of the generous spirit of the Kau
aians. As will be seen below, the
public schools of the island have
taken a great interest in the fund,
being among ,the largest contri
butors. The fund up to date is as
Previously acknowledge $ 2.95
Kealia School 39.00
Lihue School 35.55
Waimea School 23.00
Kilauea Sugar Plantation 110.25
Harry Vincent 1.00
Kilauea Light House 5.00
Kilauea School 8.15
Hanapepe and Eleele 126.30
Reports .from the stricken dis
tricts are to the effect that thou
sands must be cared for and fed
for several months.
T;he following communications
.from various schools, tell of the
interest the schools of Kauai have
taken in the "Flood Fund."
Dear Mr. BridgewAter:
s The Lihue school children have
given funds to the sufferers in the'
States, and I am forwarding the
amount to you. I am so glad you
started the subscription, and that
all have responded so well. Below
is a list of the amounts given by
the respective rooms.
Yours very truly,
Miss C. A. Mumford.
VI & VII
The big steel building for the
Lihue hydro-electric plant, which
is being intsalled by the Hawaiian
Electric Co., is now completed and
the work of erecting the generat
ing equipment i s being pushed
along vigerously. The concrete
pole line from the power station
to the sub-station and to Lihue
and to Hanamaulu mills, is erect
ed and the transmission wires are
ready to be strung. It is expected
that this will make the best and
most modern electric plant in the
Territory as the Hawaiian Electric
Co., has had wide experience in
the installation of plants of this
character, and the huge water
wheels and electric generators
manufactured by the Pelton Water
wheel Co. and Westinghouse Elec
tric & Mfg. Co., contain all the
latest improvements in design
which have been developed, S. T.
Carr, engineer of the Hawaiian
Electric Co., the general contrac
tors, has spent sometime in Lihue
inspecting the work, and states
that, he is confident that the people
will have electric lights by July
fourth. He also announced that
the Hawaiian Electric Co., carries
a large stock of assorted lighting
fixtures, lamps, electric house
hold and heating devices to supply
the needs of the people and that
all inquires will receive prompt
The best flour known, in every
home Sperry flour. tf
of Kauai Display
Waimea, Kauai, April 4, 1913.
My dear Mr. Bridgewater:
I do not believe in making many
appeals to our public school chil
dren for- money, but all the world's
akin, and after reciting together
the golden rule I explained the
situation and said that all who
wished a share in relieving the
suffering of the Ohio people might
bring five cents to their teachers
to-day. No urging.
I enclose their "Ohayo" (55
of our school being Japanese) in
the form of a check for $23.65,
most of which is from the children
and not the teachers. One letter
in Japanese contained $.90 with a
list of the members of the contri
Yours verv truly.
Henry C. Brown.
Contributions by rooms was as
Mrs. Chang $2.00, Miss Hof
gaard $3. 4b, "Miss Akina $2.25,
Miss von Arnswaldt $1.45, Mist
Mengler $1.55, Miss Silva $2.15,
Miss Dean $2.40, Mrs. Wright
$2135, Mr. Milliken $2.00, Mrs.
Kealia, Kauai, T. H.
Friday, April 4, 1913.
Editor The Garden Island,
I beg to hand you herewith
the sum o f thirty-nine dollars,
the .amount contribrted by the
children and teachers of the Ka
paa School to The Flood Fund.
I remain, sir,
Cyril O. Smith.
Kilauea, Kauai, H. T.
April 5, 1913.
Editor The Garden Island.
Herewith I am sending you a
draft for $123.40, which is a dona
tion from the following sources to
the Relief Fund for the Sufferers
of the Ohio Vallev calamity.
LIHUE BASE BALL
The first meeting of the mem
bers of the Lihue local ball team
took place at The Garden Island
office last Wednesday evening.
The meeting was called to order
by Dr, Glaisyer w h o acted as
temporary chairman. Mr. H. D,
Wishard was elected president, W.
H. Grote, Jr., treasurer, Henry
Waiau secretary and Dr. Glaisyer
was re-elected manager of the
The matter ofprovidinguniforms
and equipmert was taken up and
after some consideration, the boys
decided upon maroon as the club's
colors for the coming series. A
committee consisting of the
officers of the club, was elected to
act as a finance committee tq se
cure funds for the purchase of the
requirements for the coming
season. A rough estimate placed
the sum necessary for the purchase
of outfits, at $200.00. Leslie
Wishard was appointed a com
mittee to see to the making of the
uniforms, while it was decided to
have the Lihue store secure the
rest of the outfit.
Club lo pay for chow.
The matter of lunches for the
team when playing away from
borne was brought up by Glaisyer,
and after due consideration, it was
decided that the club could stand
the expense and it was so voted.
Ahana was elected captain, which
seemed to meet with the enthusias
Continued on page 4.
Employes of Kilauea Sug. Pit. Co.
Employes of Kilauea Light House
Kilauea School Children 8.15
Yours very truly,
J. R. Myers.
Mary Akana 75o, Meche Fuku-
da 10c, Rosa Souza 5c, Mary Goo
nian 10c, Besanta 10c, Kioslii Mi
gita 15c, Chieno Nagao 10c, Goichi
Nakamura 10c, Jiro Nakamura 5c,
Mary Futardo 25c, Shandra Futar-
do 10c, Sophie Pacheco 50c, Joe
luitardo 10c, Chisc Adachi 50c,
Frank Pacheco 25c, Jennie Scott
25c, Joe Rezantes ,10c, Johnnie
Lovell 10c, Ruby Scott 25c, John
Pacheco 5c, Bito 5c, Alfredo 5c.
Gorgonia 10c, Minon 10c, Johnnie
Rezantes 5c, Hisa 5c, Willie Asen
5c, Omay 25c, Isayo25c,Ah Chon
10c, Fuyunn 10c, Slngeki 10c,
Alexander Huddy 5c, George
Corriea 5c, Tomi Ishii 25c, Lucy
Futardo 10c, George Lovell.10c,
Ellen Maluna 10c, Sadami 10c,
Ichie 10c, Haruko 10c, Minnie Ba
tiste 10c, Mary Moniz 25, Johnnie
Moniz 10, Emma Lovell 10c, Ah
See 10c, Masayoshi 5c, Joe-Lovell
10c, Venoase Jacinth 50c, Koichi
Moritsuki 5c. Otsuyo Takai 10c,
Lucy Souza 5c. Total $7.65.
Eleele. Kauai, April 5, 1913.
We the undersigned pay the
sums set opposite our respective
names to aid in relieving the suffer
ing caused by the recent storms,
Hoods, and fires in the various
states of the middle west.
C. B. Morse $5.00. H. H. Brodie
$1.00, M. M. de Lackner $100,
Hanapepe Japanese $6.50, Hana
pepe Hawaiian Sundav school 25c.
John H. Bole $5.00. R. D. Moler
$5.00, W. G. Pillar $3.00, Wm.
Cameron $1.00, H. A. Mobler
$2.50. Wm. Miller $2.00. Em
ployee's of the McBryde Co.'s
Store $15.00, Chinese $79.05. Total
Seto Doi $5.00. D. W. Fun$5.00,
Dong Keong $1.00, 'Miss Marion
Wong 50c, D. Ah Yet $1.00 Piang
Su-.50, Ko Pong .50, Chow Kow
,50, Hoo Leong .50, Ton Wo 1.00.
Chang Lun .50, Mon Chung 2.00,
Dang Wah 1.00, Chang Yau Sing
.25, Chang Wai .50. Young Fung
.50, Cluing Sing 2.00, Leong Pak
.50 Nung Kwong.50,ChingSeuck
Chew 1.00, Sam Chan 1.00, D.
Ah Toy 1.00, C. Akana 1.00, Lew
Hang .25, Mar Yuen .50, C. Kon
Shong .50, C. Apana 1,00, Dang
Tun Lun $1.00, Loo Yeun 50c,
Tai Chung 50c, Yip See 50, Choi
Yuen 50c, C. Sing Choi 50c, C.
Apuna $1.00, Wong Chan 25c, C.
Kim Sing 50c. Chang Tong 50c,
Chang Yau 25c, C. Ah Bo. 50c,
Lew Teang 25c, Tang Fat 25c,
Hui Look 50c, Ham Chung 25c,
Clung Lun Doi 25c, Chew Hoy
$2.50, ChingKon Chan 50c, Leatig
Lan 50c, Low Ben 50c, Chang
Yock 25c. Chang' Sang 75c, Chan
Wall 50c, D. Nui Tong 50c, Chong
Him 50c, Chang Shin 50c, Chang
Dick 25c, Sam Sing 50c, Hon Soui
$1.00. Wong Kim $1.00, Leang
Kong 25c, Wong Yet, 25c, Lam
Hung 50c, Loo Hce 25c, Chung
On $1.00, Wong HogChee $1.00.
Wing Wo $1.00, Hee Hong $5.00,
Ko See 25c, Chow Lam 50c Ping
Kee $1.00. Wong Chai $2.00,
Chang Yin Ring 50c, Chang Yick
50c, Chang Chan 50c, Chang Yau
Kin 25c, Mrs. Wong Tai Chow
25c, Mrs.-Hee Hong $1.00, Mrs.
Wong Chai 50c. Mrs. Seto Doi $2,
Chung Foo $1,00, Dang Tun Yau
$1.00, Wong Nau 50c, D. Fook
Sing 50c, Seto Gay $1.00,
Hanapepe Chinese School
Kee Man 10c, Ah Wai 10c, Kan
Sung 10c, Hung Some 10c, Ah
Kiong 10c, Johnnie 10c, See Moon
10c, Dang On 25c, Seto Cheong
25c, Tai Hee 50c, Seto Kiong 25c,
You "Sing 25c, Seto Pung Sou 50c,
Dan Yee 25c, Ah Bung 25c, Mon
Hon 50c, Ah Chan 10c, Tai Soon
10c, Seto Jing 25c. D. Ah How
10c, D. Ah Hang 10c, Seto Kook
10c, Seto Sin 25c, Seto Yound 25c,
Ching Fat 10c, Ching Yong 10c,
Chine Jok 10c, Chin Bun 25c,
Seto Kim 25c, Wah Sun Hong 50c,
Wong Pung 10c, Wong Chuck
10c, Wong Kung 10c. Chang Shim
25c, Miss Chon How 15c, Miss
Loo Chee 15c, Chang Niet Quai
15c, Chang Poi 10c, Miss Dang
Kin 25c, Seto Yuen Tong 50c,
Miss Seto Fong 25c, Seto Yack
25c, Wong See Pung 10c, Wong
Kam 10c, D. Sun Kwong 25c.
IN PLOW LINE
Last week the cane and pine
apple planters of Oahu were invit
ed by Mr. Geo. Angus o f the
Theo. H. Davies & Co , to witness
a demonstration of a large disk
Engine gang plow drawn behind
both a regular traction engine and
the Caterpiliar type.
From all reports the exhibition
was a great success and the gentle
men present have evidently con
cluded that this system was worthy
of their careful consideration for
the plows were purchased and
The island of Kauai has in this
particular like i n many others,
apparently been more aggressirt
than Ohau since on the Kilauea
Plantation Mr. J. R. Myers has
for some time been employing this
method of plowing with much pro
fit, even having used similar
plows. However, the representative
of the John Deere Plow Co., claims
special advantages for his plow
which have attracted the attention
o f every planter whom he was
As it is well known, the
character of the soil of all the is
lands is such that a moldboard
plow can not scour this results in
the plow's congesting easily and
in ineffective turning of the soil.
Disk plows are made for just such
conditions and the Deere plow has
generous proportions weight and'
strength which qualify it for the
heavy soils and permit of its plow
This system of plowing requires
but one Engine and one plow with
one operator for each both theen-
crini nnrt r1nv nrp miSti iiinvtuineiti
ntu nun iisu uuiuia ill
general use on the Hawaiian is
lands. Again such tractors can be
used for other purposes such as
hauling cane or for anything that
needs traction or. belt power.
Mr. Geo. Angus of Honolulu and
W. L. Paul from San Francisco
have been investigating conditions
on Kauai this week and from in
formation gathered from the
planters have concluded that from
60 to 70 of the cultivated area is
in ideal condition for the use of
this plow that has already met
with much favor in the States.
Where the soil contains too
many rocks for a disk plow or the
hills are too steep for any form of
traction engine the plowing must
of course be done in the usual
method which at best is a difficult
The investigators have found
the planters in a receptive mood
since improved quality of work
and economy are two factors that
always interest them.
The conditions at Maui and Ha
waii will also be investigated and
stock will be provided to fill the
demand that it is expected the ad
vantages of such a n outfit will
.t M t. r r ... r i r ri tt.. fn tho nutKiJ' I.. 1
The Teaching Faculty and
grades five and six, met in grade
six room of the Lihue school to
hear the addresses given by Mr.
Lydgate and Judge Dickey on the
life of the late Doctor Alexander.
Mr. Lydgate's talk was most
pleasing, and was so graphically
given that one could almost
feel the personality of that most
learned man. Judge Dickey told
some most interesting details of
Doctor Alexander's early life.
Both addresses were much ap
preciated by the Faculty, the only
regret being that more of his life's
work was not given.
The following passengers arriv
ed on Wednesday's Kinau.
Mrs. Cressaty, H. Duinont, Mrs.
H. Anedrson, Mrs. A. M. Take
moto, F. O. Beyer, Master San
born, M-s. W. F. Sanborn, Frank
E. Towle, Mrs. E. Miller, Mrs.
J. K. Kaunoe.
The following passengers arriv
ed on Friday's W. G. Hall:
H. Horner, A. B. Salve, H.
Jattman, Mr. and Mrs. S. W.Wilcox.