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LIHUE,-, TERRITORY OF HAWAII. TUESDAY. DEC EMBER 16, 1913
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Notice of the tliircl annual con
vention of the Kauai Teachers'
Association, accompanied by an
"elaborate program for the occasion,
has been sent to the teachers, the
meeting to take place 'January 16th
at the Fleele school building. The
object in holding it on the .other
side of the island, is to place the
meeting nearer to the largest num.
ber of teachers. Supervisor' o f
schools Brodie, will hold another
convention later on in the Kijauea
District in-order to accomodate
the teachers of that district who
are toojfar awav.to conveniently
get to Electa..' The program is as
OiOOjto' 9:10 OiKiiiiiiK exercises, by
" Elude School.
Primary rending, by Sirs.
Discussion p r i in a r y
Primary number work,
by Mrs. C. U. .Morse.
Second grade devices.
Thjrd gnulo geography,
by Miss 0. Stewart.
Use of maps, by Mrsj C.
Discussion go ogrnpliy
Word work, upper grades
by Miss Hnstic.
Advanced arithmetic, by
History F our minute
.talks by Miss Mcln-
tyre, Mrs. E. B.
Bridgcwater and Miss
Correction of daily work,
by 0. O. Smith.
Business methods for
teachers, b y H, 0.
Brown. - i
Dispussioii of materials
for ellective work, col
lected by principals.
Addressed by Commis-
10:30 " 10:40
10:40 " 10:50
11:00 " 11:10
11:45 " 12:00
, Biuner a. iirauui. ana
That Mr. Brodie intends mak-
l:f)0 " 10:10
Lii-iff ' " 10:20
t-i 10:50 " 11:00
. ing every minute count, is indi
cated in the following communi-
$ cation to' principals relative to the
' time which will be devoted to each
$.' individual demonstration.
''Principals will please arrange with
their assistants te haveany good devices
in usedn their school, illustrated at the
Abnvention. They can use'tlie pupils of
IlC'ieucuuiji ua u i-iusa. xiuiu muy iiinu
t the number to take pnrt, but we hope
'Vach scliool will have an opportunity;
L each exercise must not exceed more than
wrf ihiuutes in length."
fcli4 program committee has also'.
d6iie a little formulatiiia in behalf
ttthe convention, which is as follows:
To the Kauai Principals:
to The committbUwIshes to call your at
tention Jo'the following requests, and
4 we ask' y'ouJifiarty co-operation in attund
f ing to each of these details intorder to
obtain the largest results trom our teach
1. Bringteveryom of your teachers if
nnsaillln. tn tilt HlfL'tillL'. ( Tl'llclllTS wlin
p do no4, atlend, are required to do regular
2. Cqllect at lPat ous item irom each
. ot your teacners, in onng .10 uu m
'inc. showing either niiithods to wc
liinr. Hhowinir either niiitlio(ls to work.
liaiidVorkof pupils, or devices for teacli-
3. Bring every teacher's plan book iii
.1 .Tinplmn3 will provide themselves
i v your scliool aim tne written won; ot your
IhL 'chool for'Monda'y, January 12th,.
,m (rff. 4. 'Report to Mr. Brodie, the total num.
' 1 lt her of educational jicriodical taken by
" J 'li yourwiH'and your teachers, and Uring to
. him. the reouired typo lessons. .
.witli.b:isket luncheon. The Jileele school
. v VHP provide hot coiTee.
i H. II. Bkodik
"J i Mas. H. 0. BnowN
id.' ,Miss O. A". MuOToni)
fij kC. B: MonsB.
''V' " Program Committee.
ajiQ V ' Honnoeforl
nnntcc Tn liliiio
-j. , uuuqibiJ iii uiiub
fplr S. E. Hannestad late of the
" t li? firni of Prosser Anderson and
, Marlw;fJias decided to open a
' rati'ee op Kauai.
t Mr,. Hannestad who is a gra
duate of Yale Law.ScHool and not
' lpng ago completecVa post graduate
dpurse 'there, visited the island a
short tune ago and decided to lo
cate fn Inline. .
yf -Te'so-caed Scotch pineis the
tA principal free in the Prissiap fo
, estk. t3wobd is iiiich like Hint
t " of th? westering ellov pineTof the
.United xSlates. -& , '
One of our teachers who was
evidently not altogether satisfied
with last year's Teachers' Con
vctition program, has written the
secretary a letter on the coming
convention, in which things are
said that are well worth remember
ing by the members of the asso
ciation. The couimuniuation i s
given publicity in that we consider
it a tinielv written article, being
E. B. Bridgewnter,
Secretary, Kauai Teachers' Association.
' I have received the program and ac
companying instructions from the eom
niittc on arrangements for the third an
nual Teachers convention winch is to
be-'held in Kleele hi January, and look
forwurd to the meetini? with hiinov iinti-
cipation when our tencherstwill have an
other opportunity to exchange ideas on
a subject ol such vital importance to the
welfare of our public f-chools. .
I hope, however, that the program
will allow of an Arrangement which will
permit everyoim to see everything that is
tnffbe dona. If I can Jie excused lor critii
cism, I would like to say that the two'
former ronventioirs were not very satis
factory to the majority of teachers, for
the simple reason that regardless of the
aim of the committe, nothing of a very
definite nature was obtained. This can
be especially saiihof the last meeting, the
fact being due mainly to three reasons,
viz: Owing to the backwardness of the
teachers in expressing tleniH.'lvea; the
inclination of another fb talk too much,
and the division bf.the program, beingso
divided in the afternoon as to prevent
the teachers from seeing all that went
on. The Idea qfdiaving all teachers of the
like grades observe demonstrations in
their respective grades, is, a most com
mendable one, but it seems that a ma
jority of the teachers would njuch prefer
to have all demonstrating work, regard
less of grades, carried on in the presence
of the whole assembly. Another matter,
which may be properly termed a 'deli
cate one, yet, nevertheless of no little
importance, is that unless demonstrations
are conducted by teachers entirely fami
liar with the English language, much of
the value of such demonstrations is lost.
I do not mean to be.personal Jn my re
marks, but considerable; comment was
heard, following the last meeting on this
very lamentable fact, and all must
admit that no device whatever may be
its merits, can appeal t; an observer if
the demonstrator of such device is incap
able of using proper English in her work.
All teachers are requested to hand jn
their written work done on a certain
day, designated by the supervisor. Of
course this may be all to the good, but
I do not believe I am done in the lelief
that it would have been a far letter test
of the real work being accomplished in
our schools, had this request "been for
any certain day's work, we will say. dur
ing the lirst term. This, it strikes me,
would be much more productive of satis
factory results than the method (being
employed in the present program. It will
also bo remembenMl that at the last meet
iiiL. it was liku prving loose a sticking
plaster to get the teachers to say any
thing, and some ot most) wno uu ma
nage to sav something, were plainly stage
frightened. Let irs all go to the meeting
with something to say, fand say it. It is
much better to remain in our class room
than to attend the meeting and remain
silenfuntil all is over and then tell others
.what w e wanted to iay, and criticise
those who have had the courage 4o speak
their convictions. The meeting is intend
ed as an opportunity to benefit tho teach
er, and we should all unite in carrying
out a program which will work for the
greatest amount of good for the greatest
number of the stall. ,
A lady's purse loft at the-L,ihue
Hall on Dec. 6th is at the Garden
Island ofSceawa iting a claiment.
Mr, Wm. Franklin manager of
the Brunswick Balke compauie's
local interests spent several ,days
in Kauai last week,
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Lydgate left
lsst Saturday on a short visit to
Paul Schmidt, Hackfeld's geni
al representative is paying his re
gular visit to local business houses.
Rev. Oleson of the Hawaiian
Evangelical association conducted
the service at Li hue Union Church
The Wilhelinina on the 23rd will
bring a shipment of Perishables
for Lihue Store, just in time for
Ring up 142 and leave vonr or
der for a Christmas Turkpy or
Goose and some Cranberries, Cau
liflower, Celery, Red Cabbagd etc.
J. McClellan of Waimea refurn
,fd tfom a two week's visit to the
city' last Wednesday.
In accordance with the law the
Board of Supervisors of the County
of Kauai, T. H., met at its office
in L,ihue Oil Monday. December
15th, I913.-ai ir15 A. at. for the
ptfrpose of preparing a budget or
estimate of expenditures for salaries
and pay-rolls, and for public im
provements for the ensuing fiscl
year (1914), besides the approval
of a few bills whicli were sub:
mitted to the Board. ,
Present Mr. H. D. Wishard'
chairman; W. D. McBrvde, J. Von
Ekpkela, A. Menefoglio. ' ,
The minutes of the last regular
monthlv meeting were read and the
same as read were approved. f
The few bills submitted,' if ler
their examination, were approved
by the 'Board, to be paid out of the
following Appropriations and as
County Jail S3.20
Discount & Interest 62.73
Incidentals: Sheriff 7.70
Support of Prisoners 115.00
Water Works: Waimea .75
Total . S 192.63
Estimates o f expenditures for
the year 1914 from the Auditor
(P944), County Clerk (P943),
Sheriff (P941), and the Treasurer
(P942) were duly received' and
placed on file.
The Board upon motion of Mr.
McBryde seconded by Mr. Mene
foglio passed the following budget
o r estimate of expenditures for
County Lot & Building 200.00
Countv Jail 6,000.00
Coroners Inquest 600.00
Expenses of Witnesses 600.00.
Incidentals: Sheriff 1,800.00
Pay of Police: Specials 2,000.00
All Districts 10,220.00
District Courts etc.
Waimea . .
Support of Prisoners
1 The people of Knloa are excell-
ing their already well, established
reputation a s entertainers. The
latest rumor has it that a novel
and'most interesting feature is to
be inaugurated by those in charge
of the Sunday School Christmas
program.1 Basing their idea on tjie
story of the adventurer who wedt
to seek his fortune in foreign lands,
and who returned in a ship loaded
with presents for the children of
his home village, the organizers of
this idea will have a sliip con
structed in place of a Christmas
tree, which, hung with many color
ed lights and loaded -down jviih
presents will form a
and beautiful sight.
The Lihue btore is out with a
very artistic calendar, a reproduc
tion of one of Patty.Thunis master
The subject, a cluster of roses
beside the flower vase is unique in
calendar pictures and forms a most
pleasing and neat ensemble.
County Clerk 1,200.00
County Treasurer 100.00
Licenses Collections 115.00
Disrrict Pounds 10.00
Registration Automobiles 10.00
Weights & Measures 100.00
Registration Brands 10. CO
Discount and Interest 600.00
Office Rent 1S0.00
Spec. Quarantine Officers 09 00
Expenses Liquor Licenses 1.200.00
Expenses'Circuit Court 5.000.00
Law Books 400.00
' Kalaheo ' 5,500.00
Kapaa Homesteads 8,000.00
Repair Schools etc.
' ' 400.00
Roads & Bridges:
SKiry Cty. Rd. & Incidentals
'A.Udjtions to Roads & Bridges
Total S 133,080.00
Upon the motion of Mr. Mc
seconded by Mr. Ekekela
the sum of sixty dollars were ap
propriated as Additional Appropi
ation to the appropriation for Dis
count & Interest.
Upon the recommendation of
Mr. McBryde, temporary Finance
Committee, tne Financial Reports
for the months o f September and
November '1913, being Nos. 139,
139a, 139aa, and 139b;,, and 141.
14la 141aa, and 141b, were ap
A petitionCP940)from the Ka
paa homesteaders which prayed for
water pipes'-to be laid for their, use
and a communication dated the
10th, ult,,from Mr. E. M. Cheat
ham, and R. D. Israel in regard to
the sanje matter besides a school
matter, were duly received and
consideration of tho. same? as well
as petitions 894 and 934 were de
ferred to a future meeting.
At 12:15 l". m. the meeting was
adjourned but subject to the call
Last Sunday's Winter Baseball
League ganje at Koloa resulted in
a win for the J, A, C. from the Ha
waiian Aggregate the score being
17-3. V - "''
The secoifd which was played as
far as the eighth inning had then to
be calld off, on account. of darkness
the score 'being Filipinos 12; Por
tuguese 3;'The 'teams standings are
as follows: ' ' . ,
Standing of Teams v '
P A. C.
J. A. G.
-Vj? ,ilt'r Cellt
?1L r. "o.
: L. r 669.
Under forest regulations in, Co-'
loinbia. rubber gatherers are re
quired to giyethe trees a rest peri
od in tapping them for gum. The
size, number, and location, of the!
incisions are retrulated bv law. In
! the United States similar .regula-!
!tios are i force in the tapping of
t ,,j,,es for turpentine on the Florida
The concert given by the Koloa
C. E. at Koloa Hall last Saturday
night was another success and once
more the Koloaitcs proved them
selves to be artists of no mean abi
lity. The Hall was comfortably fill
ed and according to the estimate of
those in charge, one hundred and
ninetv dollars were realized.
Judge D. K. Kapahee sang in
true comic style the song, ':Ka
Wai o na Molokaina," assisted bv
the Kolox Glee Club, w h i c h
brought down the house. Some one
vas heard to remark that. "The
Judge has missed his true calling in
The singing of Mrs Henry Blake
was the chief feature 6f the eve
ning. She sang the principal part
in "The Babes in tlleWoods. "A
raah Wanna" and "Ka Lei o Kai-
ulaui." In each of these pieces she
acquitted herself wort h y of a
trained singer and, as she repeated
the chorus in the last song, a hala
wreath entwined with maile was
thrown around her neck in appre
ciation of her talent.
The rendition of "Ka Pua o Ka
Hei, by a trio composed of Mrs
Rachel Moke, Mrs. v Esther Medei-
ros. and Mrs. Sam Kalua deserves
specia1 mention. When 'the curtain
was raised the singers were seen
amidst maile vines and ferns string
ing blossoms of "hei or papaia."
The scene, typical of some of our
mountain sceneries, was natural,
and beautiful. The siuging which
was soft and sweet brought out
rn'"Araah Wanna," Miss E.
K. Kalawe as "Barney" the Irish
Wooer, played her part appreciably
well and Miss Jane Miller was
beautiful as "Araah Wanna, the
Queen of the Fairies. Thev both
sang well and justly merited the
applause they rec ived.
In the "Babes in the Woods"
the synpathy of the audience was
aroused as Misses Eleanor and Em
ma Blake, the orphans were seen
wandering in the woods until ex
hausted, they fell asleep and were
left there by their treacherous un
cle who was anxious to gain thnir
property, a prey for.the wild beasts
All the other parts were wolj
renderey and the concert was
brought to a fitting close with the
singing of "Hawaii Ponoi".'ttnd
the "Star Spangle t Banner" ;in
which the auuience heartily joined.
After the concert the floor 'wag
cleared for dancing. The music
was furnished by Fiank Wai pa's
orchestra from Waimea which made
this part of the evening's program
very enjoyable. J.t is hard to find
an equal of this club on the ismnd.
Mrs. Tanies K. Kula, President
of the Koloa C. E. Society, perso
nally conducted the evening's en
tertainment and to her energy may
be attributed the expeditions pian-'
ner in which the program was
carried out which avoided unne
ccssarv delay. On behalf of the
Koloa Society she wishes to thank
the general public for its generous
The Lihue Band will play of its
lait monthly concert tor the year, at
the Lihue Park on Sunday, Dec.
21st, at 3:00 i m.
March, "Daughters of the Amer-
ican Revolution' J. U. LamK
!. Duet.. .I4'The Palms", J. Faure
a. Waltzes "Waves of tho Danulie"
: ... r Ivanovici
4. Snnnish Duet "La Palona" (by
.1. Overture "Spirit of Liberty". 1
II. ('. Miller I
II. Spring Pong "Kruhlhigslied" I
' Mendelsi-olm j
7. Waltz "'''nir-t" (iounod j
7. Finale. ."Calvary Commandery".
II. h. Clarke
The Star Spangled Unmier
J. A. SorsA. !
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Among uie,wen kikuvu i-fvui-
! J,, Z'K "'
1 iall Schmidt . D. Leilh, T cm
huniinsham and Nicnll.
The first game of the "Kauai
Soccer League", which was played
on the Lihue field last Sunday be
tween Makaweli and the All-American
teams resulted in a win for the
visitors, who scored the only goal
made in the.- game, early in the
The teams played a ' good clean
game in first rate spoitsman like
During the first-'half the ball"
was kept moving between the goals
by fast attacks from the forwards
of both teams, :hough no score re
Murd'ock played a splendid
game for the visitors while for
ward; tliough later having to take
a position further back on account'
of. a sligh injury.
Hans' Fassoth who starred with
high balls' received ahard knock
out in the second half which
necessitated his dropping out for a
Dunn played a' splendid game in
the American go'al where the at
tack was pesistent and strong
during the greater part- o f the
second half. -
Efficient defense work, was very
marked from the American backs
though the offensive was some
what lacking ,
Mr', Donald s first class work as
referee was Jiiglily 'appreciated by '
all; the fairness of his every deci
sion being most evident.
Lihue Band In, Funds
The Lihue Band is now, through
a very generous contribution by
Fhe Lihue Plantation and the strong
support given bv the public in ge
neral firmly established on its feet.
The local public have shown
their liking and appreciation of the
boys eincient ana zealous services
in a very gratifying manner.
Mr. Rutsch who so ably-piloted
the, organization during the last
five yeajs'and now has the pleasure
of seeing it well established finan
cially, feels thatjie can' step out of
the office of President and Treasurer
and leave the management ofaffairs
to the boys' popular leader Mr. Joe
In stepping o u t Mr, Rutsch
wishes to express, his hearty thanks
to the 'community for their gene
rous support and hearty coopera
tion which he has never had occa
sion to 'find lacking, as alsoj that
of'the Band Boys themselves, t
This same helpful spirit will in
future beaccouled to Director Sou
za and the continued success of the
local baud is assured.
Though severing his connections
with the baud Mr. Rutsch contin
uesto remain its staunch supporter
and should be; congratulated upon
having guided it to a so firmly esta
It is rumored that some broadly
smiling faces will b e visible
Christmas Eve when the contribu
tions are distributed among the
Lihub Band Subscriptions.
Wm. Ellis, S. W. Wilcox, G.
N. Wilcox, R. W. T. Purvis, Mrs.
Ralph Wilcox, Wm. Schieber, H.
Morgan, F. Carter, C. A. Chris
tian. W. N. Stewart. Anton Thei
len, H. W. Knight, A. S. Wilcox,
Wm. Kassebe-r, F. Deinert, C.
Maset, P.. Rutsch, Otto Pruser,
t t.....i: tj a ...t. i
IT. iu-iu, ii. nmici in. inn ii.,
H. Wolters, W. H. Rice Jr., H.
Shultz, Mrs W. Hyde Rice, F .
Weber, W. H. Rice Sr.. Chas. A.
Rice, Dr. F. L. Puttnan. II D. Wis
hard, Lihue Plantation, F. Craw
ford. Mr. and Mrs. Isenberg, L.
Wiebke. Kapaia Store. C. Winter,
T. Thurtell. P. L. Rice.
In general it may be stated that
the most dangerous forest fire pe
riods in the " est are in middle and
late summer: in. the east they are
in t'j? spring a'ul fall.