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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 9. NO. 47,
LIHUE, ' TERRITORY 0F,HAWAH, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1913
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On Feb. 14th will begin the th9
annual floral parade held on Ho
nolulu. Next- year the Carniual spirit
will be embodied in the festivities
m every sense of the word. The
final events will take place the
night of the 23rd.
Mr. James D. Dougherty on his
last trip East accumulated a great
deal of data on the matter of
carnivals especially that held
annually in New. Orleans.
The sporting events will form a
large and prominent feature of the
program, many items having been
selected with view to providing the
tourist with plenty to see and do
while in Honolulu during the
On Saturday Feb. 14th there
will be a Military Kirmess held
in the capital grounds; which will
be tastefully lit up with attrative
sales booths presided over by
officers' wives, sweethearts, and
mi. r it-!- r
sisters, nie revenue ui una iuil
E will b e devoted to a fund for the
f benefit o f widows o f wounded
soldiers; the carnival committee
There will be also a decorated
baby and doll carnage parade on
LI L J
III luc evening a iuuaatu uauu
. composed of 200 pieces; under the
r,, leadership ot uapt. merger win
:'playat the. CabitbI?Buiiaiug.
Five military bands as well as
Berber's own boys will take part.
Capt. Berger has been accorded
the honor of conducting this band;
he having been over 40 years in
the federal service; the longest on
The following 'Monday 'a Grand
Ball given at the armory will be
the main event. It is intended
that the carnival spirit shall havc
full sway on this occassion.
On Tuesday the "Mayor of
Tokio" ?will be presented under
the ne w pergola in Punahou
b There will be over 100 voices in
I, . , the Ppera's chorus.
will be the display of pyrotechnie
fireworks at the athletic park.
A number of large set pieces
have been prepared for the
ocjassion depicting war scenes,
with forts during a heavv siege,
and all its consequent paraphenalia.
Thursday evening the palace
grounds will be illuminated the
5f? the Mardis Gras event on a large
scale. All nationalities ore invited
to attend robed in the costumes of
their respective countries
Friday is the day set for the
All the barges and sampams
available have been bespoken for
illumination on that night; td take
part in the marine parade.
After this procession, watchers
who will be seated in specially
constructed tiers at the ends of the
various wharves; will be relegated
with a special pyrotechnie display
490 feet long depicting the siege of
Constantinople in miniature. Air-
s uds will appear shelhnj: the city
tion; until finally the city becomes
a mass of flames.
The finale of this will be a sign
in fiery letters standing out seem
ingly on the water and spelling the
At 10:30 as the crowds will be
turning away from the water front;
the signal will be given for the
beginning of t li e eruption o f
Gunpowder will be exploded in
the crater and flames depicted with
the aid of calcium lights; the
whole tonning a veritable
pandemonium of sound; and awe
On Saturday morning the m ain
event will be the swimming com
petition. The swimming clubs o f New
York, Chicago, and San Francisco
are, now holding try-outs in order
to send their best men here, to
swim with Duke ' on tins oc
cassion. In the afternoon the floral
parade proper will take place; a
record number of decorated floats
and machines being assured.
Maui and Hawaii have decided
to put entries, both in the Princess
and floral parades.
Kauai has been asked to also
put in entries, and it has been de
finitely decided to bring the matter
before the Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Lydgate h a s put forward
the idea of Kauai putting in a le
gendary fleat, which has met with
great favor among those who have
discussed the matter. This is a
new idea and one which should find
plenty ol enthusiastic support.
The tourist will undoubtedly
ai-preciate this display of old Ha
waiian folk lore, it is exactly what
he wishes to have portrait to him.
At seven thirty of the same eve
ning a Japanese lantern parade
will take place 10,000 Japanese will
be in the procession carrying tor
ches or seated in decorated and
Prizes will be awarded the best
On Monday the entire day will
be giveilovef"to" t' hennilitary e
vents. Every man which the service
can possibly spare will already
have been sent to town and have
every opportunity to view all the
events right through the program.
The monster parade in which
6000 soldiers are to participate
will take place in the morning,
while during the afternoon drills
and tournaments will take place at
Monday night will terminated
what should prove to b,e one of
the finest Carnivals on record with
a Grand Military Ball.
This year the whole affair is be
ing put on. a business basis.
Carnival stock has been sold to
the amount of $36000 upon which
dividends will be paid out of the
proceeds; thus obviating the neces
sity for merchants voluntary con
tributions. The Maui Chamber of Commerce
as well as the Hilo Board of Trade
have bothappopriated liberal sums
with which to defray expenses of
their own entries; and. it is confi
dently expected that Kauai will
do us much as the other islands.
The Promotion Committee is
preparing to cope with five times
the number of tourists during the
coming fete to the number here
during the last celebration of Wa
All the steamers in the harbor
will be requisitioned for accommo
dations and a tent city is beiug
planned for, to provide for the in
flux of visitors.
The Committee will pay expen
ses for the three visiting baseball
teams from Hawaii, Maui and Ka
uai, two games being scheduled
each day during the celebrations.
The Interislautl Steamship Com
pany it is understood is content
plating establishinc a material cut
in rates to Honolulu during Car
nival week, same will be published
at an early date.
Call and see our samples of Xmas
Have the Garden Island get out
your Xmas Curds. Patronize home
AT LIHUE HALL OEC. 6
All plans are complete for the
Church Bazaar and Fair which will
take place at Lihue Hall Dec. 6th
beginning at 5:30 r . m . A n
elaborate menu has been prepared
which is under the able care of the
Mrs. Lydgntc, Mrs. C. II. Rice,
Mrs. A. S. Wilcox, Mrs. Isenberg
and Miss Mumford.
The fancy work booth which
will contain every variety of articles
including embroidered work down
to dressed dolls and burnt work
will be superintended by the
Mrs. C. H. Rice, Mrs-. J. H
Moragne, Mis. Wm. Dean, Mrs.
K. C. Hopper, Miss Albright, Miss
Mrsy Purvis, Mrs. P. L, . Rice.
assisted by the Misses Rice' and
Dora Broadbent will be in charge
of a charming flower, lei and potted
plants boolhj which rumor has it,
will eclipse everything ever before
8 to 10 p. m.
Murk Twuin'n excriitisithy:ly funny play "Mi:imr.nsciiAFT," in
which two . yfliujg couples uml6rttik? to nuikalove out oi u Phrano
.lJookfavitlimiofcit'Umusing resultH. 4 .
OAST OF CHARACTERS
Mr. Stephenson Clms. S. Dole
George Franklin Harry Vincent
William Jackson " J. M. Lydgate
Margaret Stephenson Maud de Brctteville
Annie Stephenson J Lulu Weber
Mrs. Bluincnthal, the Wirthin Mr. J. M. Lydgate
Grotchen Kcllncrin '. . DoraGrote
. PAItl II;
1. Vocal Selection :
Mrs. A. D. Hills
2. Violin Solo, "Sarabande" IJohm
Mrs. F. L. Putiunn
I?. Vocal vSoln, "Lullaby" .'. Jocelyn
Mrs. W. II. Uicc, Jr. "
4. Violin Solo, "Souvenir de 1' Amerique" Wilhclinj
Mrs. F. L. I'utnmn
,o. Vocal Solo, "Till Dawn" .....i Gilbert Lqewo
Miss Louise Day
On Saturday next,
Should you forget,
Is the greatest grandest fair.
Now you just annex,
That what I suspect,
Is that you'll not fail to be there.
But you must remember,
And never mind gender,
But all your nickels spare;
To Hoop the Hoop,
Or Loop the Loop,
Three shies for nickels three
Will be your share.
To Hoop the Hoop,
It is so heavenly
One great grand game of chance,
Pretty and useful things, truly
Await your ainiful lance,
Whatever you Hoop,
You are bound to win,
A fancy selected prize.
And should you fail t'is not amiss,
As you might fain surmise.
Souvenirs, producers of bliss
Will be there to greet vour eyes.
News of a former Kauai engineer
recently eame to one of our super
visors in the following news item.
Olvmita. The state highway
department has received word that
Charles II . Sweetzer, fqrmer chief
engineer, has been appointed to a
24,000 position in Louisiana to
attempted; for beauty and taste.
Miss Mabel Wilcox and Miss K.
Mqlntyre will preside over the
hoop table and assure the best of
lucktto all seeking useful prizes
As one of our local poets has put
itf three fairies will preside over
the candy booth in the persons of
Miss Sylvian Purvis, Miss Lulu
Weber, and Miss I. Jordan
The entertainment program has
been undertaken hy .the following
members of leading local talent.
: ,Mrs. W. II . Rice 'Jr., Miss
Mabel Wilcox, Miss De Brctteville,
' A?very promising prograiu has
been selected, to consist of. two
parts, the first being Mark Twain's
e'xcrutiatinglv t'u n ny play
"Meistershaft," while the second
part is entirely musical; five well
known classical selections will be
O come all lovers of candy,
A fairy will tell you its dandy,
If you want any more,
She'll give you the floor,
And to eat it you'll need to be han
The menu is long and delicious,
Plum pudding is for the capricious
Its raisins and, spices,
The girls say how nice is,
But for thev all are ambitious.
This table is for the preserves,
Pineapple pickles the fairy now
Guava jelly and i'ams,
Marmalade and fshams,
Not to mention 'im dub and its
Salted almonds jve keep to the last
While we watch the good work of
While the actresses rest. ,
Thev eat them with zest,
Andfthns ends well their long
drawn out fast.
i take charge of construction of
system of roads authorized in the
voting of S900.000 bonds by Cal
Sweetzer was connected with the
Washington state highway depart
ment for more than four years
leaving in the fall of 1911.
11 HEW DEPARTURE
A new factor for us, in com
mercial life, made its appearance
at the Nawiliwili landing Tuesday
afternoon in the person o f the
Sandwich Man. The Lydgate boys,
hearing Bill-bards ringing bells
and blowing horns, paraded to and
fro along the road to the great
amusement of the spectators.'
The Sandwich boards set forth
the attractions of the fair in most
artistic a n d taking guise, that
borne by die youngest boy,
fainilinrly known as "Preacher"
being particularly "cute" a u d
We commend the new departure
to enterprising advertisers.
As the time draws near and the
article 'roll in for the Fair, it is
more and more apparent how fine
they are. As the determined policy
of he management is to make this
a new departure in. church fairs,
by giving good value in every de
partment, this will be an unequall
ed opportunity to secure desirable
and dainty, yet inexpensive things
Don't spend all your money till
you've had a lookvat Jthein!
The Parrof of the Play
In one of the' homes where the
MeiSterschait people have been re
hearsing a good deal there is a very
wise old parrot who has listened
patiently, and perhaps unwilling
ly, to the broken bits of German
to and fro until he too has learned
it and comforts himself with it in
lonely moments. Should any mem
ber of the cast fail at the 'IdSt
moment the parrot will be run in
to take the part.
Record Crop Yeild
The college of Hawaii in its
course in "Crop Improvement" is
developing superior strains of five
varieties of field corn suited to
The main object sought after
in this expanmental breeding
Work; is to davelop high yielding
strains of uniform quality.
Some of the yields obtained from
the college, farm at Mauoa are ex
ceeding 90 bushels per acre an
average of all varieties tested being
about 70 bushels per acre.
These are record yields and
show the value of thorough-bred
seed stocks; which are being deve-
loped with the same care as live
Beginning Dec. 1st. the college
of Hawaii offers for free distribu
tion to all who will agree to re
port upon tnc results ot their e x-1
perimental plantings two pounds
ot each ot the loilowiug varieties:
Reids, Yellow Dent; Funks, Nine
ty Day Yellow Dent; Boone, Coun
try White; Silver Mine.
A Near Wreck
Another wreck was narrowly a-
verted last Thursday when the oil
steamer Santa Maria ran upon the
reef while making Kahului harbor
and stuck fast.
Fortunately the heavy weather
which had prevailed there for some
time subsided during t h e night
and the steamer was gotten safely
the following morning.
The Santa Maria had a full car
go of oil on board at that time and
an attempt w a s made to lighten
her by pouring several thousand
barrels of oil overboard immediate
ly after she struck; the only mate
rial effect this had however was t o
quieten down the waters
Manager Weber leave tonight,
for a short business trip lo Hnuo-j
Mntsor liner "Matso
fioni York for
nia sailed tmni Sew
I Honolulu on Thursday last.
A meeting was held in Lihue
last Thursday with the object of
forming a triple Soccer League in
which the Makaweli, German and
football teams will play.
Two representatives of each team
were present J. Fassoth and Mr.
Murdoch for the Makawelis.- A.
Siebel and Chris Kuhlman for the
Germans and Dr. Glaisyer and M.
Thomas for" the All-Americans.
It was decided to play nine games
in the scries beginning on Dec.
Mr. Donald of Koloa has offered
his services as referee as often os
Points will not be reckoned on a
percentage basis. Instead, a wi li
ning team takes two -points while
a draw gives each team one point.
The following officers were elec
ted to serve on the league.
President, D. Glaisyer; Vice
President. M u r d o c h; Secretary
Treasury, C. Kuhlman.
Team colors are as follows:
Makawelis Purple and White.
Germans White with tricolor.
All-Americans Black and White.
The following is the schedule of
M. F. C.
A. A. F.
G. F". C.
A. A. F.
G.. F. C.
A. A. F.
A. A. F.
G. F. C.
M. F. C.
G. F. C.
M. F. C.
M, F. C.
G. F. C.
M F. C.
M. F. C.
G. F. C.
A. A. F.
Koloa Hall will be the scene of
another concert and dance on the
13th ipst. Spurred on by their
recent success and desirous to put
all departments of their church
activities in good financial stand
ing for the new year, leading Ko
loa talent is now working hard
preparing for thi above concert.
The proceeds will give devoted en
tirely to the Koloa Christian En
The individual members of this
I society have done nobly in this
past under unfavorable circum
stances. Ihis is their first call up
on the aid of the general public
Generous support is therefore
Judging from past performances
the Koloaites may be counted up
on to present something worthy
of their well established reputation,
The day was appropriately ob
erved after the manner of our
New EiiRlahd fathers by a special
Thanksgiving Service, in which
with other special music, there
was a very fine duet by M r .
Dohertv and Miss Day. Not often
do we have the chance to hear
Kiich music nui! it was listened to
with great appreciation.
Mr. Lvdgate in his Sermon em
phasized the rich endowment of
the United States, and the large
responsibility that went with it.
Tlu Church Service, Dec. 7 will
be an livening Service.
J. M. Lydgatk.