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, KAUA, TERRITORY OF HAWAII. TUESDAY. fCTOEFR 13, 1914
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. BY COUNTY SUPERVISORS
At 10:00 o'clock A. M. of
Wednesday. October, -7th. 1914,
the Board of Supervisors of the
County of Kauai hold its regular
monthly business nueting at its
office in L,thue.
""-T'resent were H. D. Wishard,
chairman; W. D. McBryde, Jas.
Von Ekekela and A. Menefoglio.
After the reading and approval
of the minutes of the previous
meeting, the Hoard examined the
several bills presented and approv
ed them to be paid out of the fol
Salary County Road Supervisor
Pay of Police:
Specials $ 150.00
Coroners, Inquests 80.00
Janitor Service 33.80
County Jail 387.03
Cou lty Lot & Building 51.71
District Courts and Jails:
, Waimea 44. 5C
AKoloa " -10.00
Hanalei " 5.00
Expenses of Election 591.63
Expenses of Witnesses 20.00
Furniture & Office Supplies 130. 00
Hospitals: Eleele 50.00
County Road Supervisor
Preservation and Importation of
Game Birds - 22.00
Furniture and Fixtures
Jauitor Scrvice& Supplies
New School Bldgs (Gen. Fund)
New School Bldgs (2823.26)
Repaii , etc. Bldgs & Grounds
Support ot Prisoners 258.40
X S 323.11
Count v Road Machinery 219.02
Oiling Roads (Spec Depo) 78.65
Road Tax Special Deposits
A temporary, wooden bridge will
at once be constructed at Nawili
wili across the loo-foot washout
left by the recent storm. The
supervisors decided upon this
Roads and Bridges 1208.06
Road Tax Special Deposits 49.56
Huleia Biidge 816.99
Roads and Bridges 100.10
Rd. Tax Special Depo. 5S8.07
Roads and Bridges 811 .9 1
Rd Tax Special Depo 24.10
Roads & Bridges 998.07
Ret Tax Special Depo 10.00
Total S 16582.13
Fsnaucial Reports Nos. R 155,
155a, 155aa, and 155b, for the
month of August, 1914, were re
ferred to ' Mr. McBryde for the
Finance Committee .md upon his
report and recommendation the
reports were approved.
Upon motion of Mr. McBryde,
seconded by Mr. Menefogho, the
sum of Two thousand, four hund
red, seventy-three and 25.100 dol
lars ($ 2,473.25) was appropriated
in addition to the moneys already
due the ' accounts for the. uses
named below, viz:
County Lot & Bldg S 25.00
Expenses of Election 600.00
Furniture and Office Supplies
Water Works: 100.00
Koloa 40 00
County Road Machinery 250.00
Rds and Bdg: Koloa 1,300.00
The Fnancial Reports Nos, R.
156, 156a, 156aa, and 156b for the
month of September 1914, was re
ceived and r ferred to Mr. Mc
Bryde for report. Also Auditor's
Quarterly Report R157 to Sept
ember 30 1914.
Upon his own request the Coun
ty Road Supervisor was given
further time to repoi't on the re
quest P1038 to repair the
cement-pipes crossing the Eleele
road at Eleele.
The resignation TP1046 o f
James K. Kula, poundmaster for
Koloa, was received and accepted.
In consideration with this mat
ter the application P1037 of .
Naleiniaile for appointment to this
office was taken into consideration
and, and upon vote, was dulv ap
pointed. Requisitions P1044 from Ana
hola School for moving the teach
ers' cottage to a higher ground;
from Makaweli school P1043 for
two barrels of lime and some white
wash brushes; from Lihue school
P1042 for seats and desks, etc;
from Kapaa school P1050J; from
Eleele school P1051, for penuis
mission to paint two room- and
porch of the teachers' cottage etc.;
from Koloa school P105jj; to ar
range for two men to work m the
school grounds, etc , were u..iv
ed and referred to Mr. J. 11.
Moragne with iuil power to net in
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course at the meeting held last
Wednesday, and lumber is already
being moved onto t h e ground.
Tiie matter of a permanent bridge
will not be taken up until public
finances are a little tas:er,
Building At Makaweli And Part
Of Contents Burned Sun
The Hawaiian .Sugar Company's
plantation warehouse, at the right
of fhe road leading to the mill,
was destroyed by fire about 8 o'
clock Sunday evening, the canst
undoubtedly being spontaneous
The w.vehouse. which was of
corrugated iron on the outside and
wood interior, was closed at 3 o'
clock Saturday afternoon and was
never opened again prior to the
When the blaze was' discovered
an alarm was sounded and hund
reds of employees turned out
promptly. By their quick work a
great deal o f merchandise was
saved from the burning structure.
Onl y one accident occurred dur
ing the rush and excitement a
Japanese having his arm severely
cut by a sheet of tumbling corru
The building was valued a t
$2,500 and was n o t insured.
It was a total loss. Merchandise,
machinery, etc., in the-warehouse
were valued at about $15,000.
This was insured. It is hard to sav
just what the loss will turn out to
be, inasmuch as machinery and
certain other items will have to be
valued by appraisers. Merchandise,
etc., actually destroyed will pro
bably total $5,000, the rest being
The most serious loss was, per
haps, of sugar bags for about 1,
U500 tons of sugar, for the reason
that bags are a scarce article in the
Islands just now and it will likelv
be some time before thev can be
Great credit is due the men from
the office, the store, the camps and
neighborhood fo'i their prompt
response to the call for assistance
and their diligent work in saving
Manager Baldwin happens to be
away on a trip to the coast at
There were three rattling good
baseball games in the Lihue league
on Sunday, although high scores
were made in each. The first, in
the foienoon, was a play-off game
between the Iluleiasand Filipinos,
t h e original game having been
stopped by darkness and a play off
being decided upon. The Filipinos
got the best of the final, they trim.
ming the Huleias to the tune of
13 to 9.
The first game in the afternoon
was between the Filipinos and the
Germans, the latter winning by a
score of 16 to 10. This was the
best played game of the day.
The-second game in the after
noon was between the Hawaiisnud
the Japanese. There were some
bad errors in this contest, although
the playing as a rule was very
good At t h e end the score
was 10 to 4 in favor of the Hawaiis
Manager C Hedemanu, of the
Honolulu Iron Works, was a
visitor to Kauai at the week end,
' looking over the new mill at Ko-
Ia and visiting otlur mill-, of tin.
j ;.-.!. in. I . He w.:s .;:cu::i;uuiul b
his sun. '
GARDEN ISLAND 10
Nearly all of the shares were
represented at an adjourned annual
meeting of t h e stockholders of
Tun Gaudkn island Puhmsiiino
Co , Ltd., held Saturday morning.
The principal business transact
ed was the wiping out of the old
fire indebtedness of the corporation,
and placing the affairs of the com
pany on a firm, financial footing.
It was voted to increase t h e
capitalization of the company to a
sum not exceeding $12,500, in the
judgment of the directors; with the
privilege of increasing to $15,000
(The present capital i s $4,000,
with the privilege of increasing to
Nearly all of the new stock was
spoken for on the spot, and it is
certain that the rest will be taken
when ready to issue.
Speaking ot the matci afler the
meeting, Business Manager Hopper
said "All indebtedness of TiiK
Gardkn Island Pinn.isniNc; Co.,
Ltd., will be wiped off the board,
even to running supply accounts;
and we will go on the 'cash basis'
plan so earnestly advocated bv our
editorial department for business
enterprises and individuals of Ka
uai. New and better machinery
and facilities will be ins-tailed in
our several departments, and in a
shorUtiine we will be able to give
our customers better service than
ever before. I feel that this is the
turning point in the history of
Tin; Gakdi-n Island, and after
the first of the year, at the outside,
it will be interesting to 'watch our
IDE OU GLDD HAS
Although the attendance was
not so large as had been expected,
the dsuce given bv the On Ciub in
the Lihue Social Hall Saturday
evening was a instinct success
Voung people were present from
every part of the island, and all
thoroughly enjoyed the affair.
The decorative scheme was green
and yellow, and was most effectual
ly brought out by liberal uses of
potted plants, vines and Golden
Light refreshments-which were
plentiful and delicious-were setved
about 11 o'clock.
A light shower during the even
ing served to cool the air, and -dv-tracted
little, if any, from ideal
Music was supplied bv Medina's
Card tables were arranged on
the stage for the benefit of guests
not caring to dance, and from
their elevated position the players
had an excellent s'icw of the dance
The commit tees in charge wcte
as follows: Entertainment: Miss
Louise Day, Miss Lottie Jordan
end Mr. II. Vincent, Decorations:
Miss Day, Miss Jordan, Miss Pur
vis and Mr. S. K. lLinnestad.
Refreshments: Miss Booge, Miss
Maelntyre and Miss Purvis. Floor
Manager, Mr. Hanneslad.
The patronesses were Mrs. V
II. Rice, Jr., Mrs. Purvis and
The fic-ijjhu-r Virginian will 1 e
l pect.-il at l'oit Allen Friday ur
C flVAR c n
LIlUU nULL UT
London The enormous total ot 211,000 wounded and missinc
men among Prussian troops is contained in a pamphlet of casualty
lists published in Ikrlin. This does not include losses among Bavari
ans, Saxwns or Wurtteniburgers.
Vienna On account of the scracity of beef, horse flesh is being
consumed in large quantities.
Rome The Italian minister of foreign affairs is d ing. lie has
been a strong supporter of neutrality, and his death may mean a change
in the policy of the Italian trovernmeut.
Tokio The German goveuor of Kiauchau has sent officers to
treat with the Japanese government regarding the removal ol neutrals
from the war .one near the forrific.itions before the final attack on the
place begins. This action was taken on the initiative of the Mikado,
who communicated his desire thai neutrals in the zone of prospective
fighting be saved.
Petrograd The Russian cruiser Pallada was torpedoed by a Ger
man torpedo boat Sunday in the Baltic
London In view of the close proximity of the Germans at Ant
werp to the English coast, the government has anticipated airship
raids by warning all Londoners to take to their cellars in event that
thev hear any shooting,
The measures adopted bv the War Department to repulse any
such attack have not been divulged.
Military experts believe that Antwerp will be the prominent mili
tary base of the Germans in crdcr to hold Belgium during the fight
with France. This will enable Germany to protect line of coinmuui
cfio'i in rear against attack and will give position close to England.
German columns of all a-ms are passing through Bailleul, in de
partment of Nord.
While the infantry of the opposing armies in northern France
were entrenching continuously in places within a bundled yards of
each other, and the troops of the
the Germans and daring them to
both armies were extremely active
Report came frmn the batllefrout last night that a detachment of
German cavalry was led into ambush yesterday near Lens by a ruse
and compelled to rente in disorder with loss.
Washington- Five members of the crew of the U. S. Revenue
Cutler Manning and Assistant Surgeon Jenkins wtre drowned when
their boat cipsi.ed as they were returning from delivering medical
supplies at Cape Sarichz, Alaska. 1 -
Honolulu Governor Pinkham has rejected offer of 98'for bonds,
believing that thev should be sold at par.
The last adobe structure in Honolulu is being razed, on Union
street, to make roonn for a modern building.
McBrvde has been acquitted of the second charge of heedless
driving in an automobile.
The McCaru case will start over again on Monday. It is rumor
ed that Judge Humphreys will retire from the case.
Continued on page 5.
HIGH SGHODL HAS
Columbus Da exercises
held at the Kauai High And G lam
inar School yesterday, the features
of which were quite interesting.
One of the main events was the
raising of the school'.-, new flag
er the building, accompanied by
appropriate exercises and followed
Dy inspiring addresses. The follow
ing were the main features of the!
Invocation Rev. J. M. Lydgate!
"America" By pupils of school ! A Filipino named Abagon was
Reading "The American Flag" , before J"'1 I)olt:'s court ,ast
Harrison Rice I Thursday on the charge of threat
Patriotic Selections ' Grade m the life of Mr. Bechert and
' 1 1. T M (
Reading Josephine Moraune
Reading "Columbia" Mildred'"011-
"Battle Hymn of the Republic"
Pupils of the school
The Returned Battle
longs" Miss Oinmanuey
RAISING OF THE FLAG
"Here Comes the Flag" Pu
pils of school
General Salute to the Flag
Address of the Day "Our Flag"
Hon. Charles A. Rice
"The Star Spangled Banner"
An importincnt meeting of the
Kauai Chamber of Commerce will
be held in the Supervisors' room
in the county building a t 2:30
Thursday afternoon. Several im
portant matters are to be consider
ed, on account of which President
I'utmau hopes for a lar:e atteuil
..lK'e. Th Will be the hist meeting )(
the Chamber luld in it- iuw iiai-
Allied armies were calling taunts
come out and fight, the cavalry
The following Kauai men have
been drawn as Federal trial jurors
to meet at Honolulu, October 26:
J. K. Cockett, Henry G. Spalding,
Charles Olsen, Carl Lindemann,
I'M ward Melini, Joaquim Souza,
Alexander Nielsou a n d E. O.
Smith. The following have been
ov-Incused: Albert Bcchert and J. H.
Coney, Lihue, and W. F. Sanborn
, i,,,ou,cr 'e c piama-
The evidence adduced con-
jvinced the prosecution that one
jSixto, another Filipino, was res-
I ponsible for spreading reports that
Grade v'A'agou had been threatening, and
D-'l,utv Sheriff Ellis, who was pro
secuting, moved for nolle prose
qui, which wrs granted by the
It had been charged that Abagon
was telling around the camps that
he-would kill the two lunai.
M. R. Jardin. some vears ago
assistant manager of Mr Silva's
Eleele store, returned to Kauai
last Wednesday and on Friday took
charge as manager ot Mr. Silva's
liquor business in Hanapepe. The
Jardius will occupy their homestead
at Kalaheo. K. Bitsui, for many
years with the Hanapepe business,
will remain there as first lieuten
ant to Jardin. Mr. Jardin has many
trieuds in all the section from Ko
loa to Waimea. by whom he was