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LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. DECEMBER 1, 1914
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RED CROSS FETE
AT KNUDSEN HOI
10011 10 LUAU
Hoea, the liome of Mr. and Mrs.
A. Kmiilsen with its spacious
grounds was transformed into n
typical fairyland on Monday,
November 23rd. When the ladies
of Waimea District, headed by
Mrs. Knudsen, gave a Garden
Festival for the benefit of the Red
Cross War Fund.
A more ideal evening for the af
fair could not have been wished
for and this made a large atten
dance possible, including people
from Mana" to Lihue.
The main attraction of the even
ing was the concert given by Mrs.
Bessie Abbott Ilowland , the not
ed operatic singer, who was ac
companied by Miss lionise Day, of
Lihue. Mrs. Rowland's voice,
under perfect control, was admired
and appreciated by all present and
her pleasing personality won for
her on Kauai a great many friends.
Mrs. Putman, of Lihue, and Dr.
West, of Makaweli, violin selec
tions, as well as Mr, Dougherty's
jsjuging were the means of adding
,rtnaterially to the musical end of
the evening's program.
Among the other attractions on
the program was the interesting
Norwegian Spring Dance, interpre
ted ny Miss Ida L' Orange and her
brother Hans L'Oraug, both 'of
, whom were attired in Norwegian
peasant costumes. Mis. Howland,
assisted by Mr. Morrow, of Lihue,
danced the cver-facinatii'g tango,
with her usual grace and style.
A good many things were raffled
off and this added to the amusement
of the evening and aided material
ly the income of the affair. A
number of booths in the various
parts of Mrs. Knudsen's spacious
grounds were presided over by. the
ladies of the district. Here one
could be served with coffee, cocoa,
cakes, sandwiches, drinks, candy
and it anyone tounct himselt in
urgent need of having his fortune
told, there were a number of Gyp
, sies present who for a small sum
V would tell your past, present and
future-and for a large sum one's
"future" could be much improved
All credit is due to the following
ladies whose active participation
made the evening a most success
ful affair: Mesdames Knudsen,
Brandt. Ewart. Hofgaard, Dan-
ford, Lyman, Hansen. Schultze,
West, Banhain, Kalbaum, Oliver,
Greig. Misses Lee, Cummings,
Johnson, von Arnswaldt.L'Orange,
Jackson, Mengler, Anderson, lSs-
taves and others,
Although the affair took place
on a Monday night it did not intei-
fere with the attendance, to judge
from the receipts.which aggregated
John Lovell, Jr., of the Nuwi
liwili Garage, and Miss Victoria
Kaipo, ward of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Fernandez, were married in
the presence of a very large audi
ence at the residence of Captain
Kuoka Lovell, Nawiliwili, at 7:30
last Wednesday evening, Novem
ber 25, Rev Isaiah K. Kaatnvai,
pastor of the Kapaa Native Church,
performing the ceremony.
For the occassion the Lovell res
idence had been elaborately deco-
Ucd with maile and flowers. In
corner of the parlor was a huge
bower of green and flowers, be
neath which the bridal couple
stood during the ceremonies and
tiring the reception which follow
d. The marriage ceremonies were
followed immediately bv a record-
reaking luau in a specially con
structed lanai, covering almost the
ntire rear lawn. The spread was
the most complete attempted on
Kauai in many a day, and was
much enjoyed, as was attested by
vidences of pleasure on the sea of
faces spreading out through the
The big luau was followed by
dancing on the neighboring veran
da, excellent music being supplied
by a string orchestra. The party
gradually broke up and the last
'alohas" were said about 11 o'clock.
Numerous presents were receiv
ed by the bride and groom al
most enough to furnish a part of
their home. These presents were
displayed on tables in one of the
rooms, and proved highly interest
ng to all particularly to prospec
tive brides present.
iJoth tne bride and groom are
well known at Nawiliwili, Lihue
md over much of Kauai, and
many friends share in the hope for
their future happiness.
Dr. Seymour Treated
Dr. Seymour, the oculist, under
went an operation at the Lihue
hospital early in the week for
chronic stomach trouble and is
now on the high road to complete
recovery. He came up from IIo
nolulu for the special purpose of
being operated upon by Dr. Put
man. whose reputation as a sur
geon he had learned of.
Treat For School
SCHOOL FAIR WAS
London Little fighting reported from Belgium last night'. The
Germans remained on the defensive all day. while the Allies made
more secure the positions thev had taken in the past few days. The
utillerv fire of the Germans is repotted to be feeble.
A British military observer, writing of the present situation, savs
that since the enemy abandoned their attacks in force along the Bel-
jian frontier, the lighting has reduced itself to a sort of sniping
competition, and a series of small allairs, winch were contested witn
rifles and grenades, bombs, mortars, mines, etc.
The excellence of the British commissariat is largely responsible
for British succes-.es. Probably no other troops in the war are so well
fed and supplied as the British.
GERMANY WANTS MORE MONEY
Amsterdam The governor of the province of Brabant, Belgium,
called the financiers of Brussels together and demanded $7,000, COO
monthly for the support of the German troops. He also imposed an
.uldiiioiial penalty of $75,000,000 for violation of the neutrality laws,
from which, it is claimed, Germany had suffered.
WOULD HONOR BELGIANS
Copenhagen Scandinavian paper? are advocating a Noble prize
this year to Belgian refugees.
SHYS AT NEMRAL ZONE
Washington Great Britain regards the proposal to have a neutral
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sea zone, unnnned and open to cnmineico, as mipracucame. a iriusn
official giving the opinion that its establishment would give the Ger
mans an even better chance to waylay merchant vessels, whereas
under existing conditions she cannot withdraw war vessels from
LIQUOR GETS BREATHING SPELL
Seattle The wholesale liquor interests of the stale of Washington
have obtained a temporary writ restraining the governor from pro
claiming the new prohibition law.
DANISH STEAMER DESTROYED
Loudon The Danish steamer "Mary" has been blown up by a
mine in the North Sea.
RUSSIANS EXPLAIN EXPULSIONS
Petrograd newspapers, explaining the recent wholesale expulsion
of Germans from Russian territory, say that this net ot the govern
ment was due to the discovery of the circulation of a secret subscrip
tiou list to raise funds for. building German warships.
London Germany acknowledges that Russian northern army has
penetrated Fast Prussia to a point fifteen miles southeast of Gumbinnen.
The Allies offensive movements in Belgium, together with the
nlinro mninmiceineiit . form the two salient features of today's official
and unofficial reports.
Petrograd Russians took ten miles of German trenches yester
day, 600 prisoners and many, wounded.
Petrograd On the Prussian front o r cavalry dispersed the ene
my, whose hasty relreat prevented them from occupying positions pre
pared by them.
Pfiris The Gei man armv in Belgium is now on the defensive
Fnoinv is bombardine Soissons intermittently. In the Woevre district
(ioniums hrmihrirded Anreuiont without result.
Berlin A stroiie Russian surprise attack against the tortineci
r.ositions south of Sjrkehem has failed. South of the Vistula we have
rviiit-iiri.il 4 SnO niisoners.
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London - The Russians are already apreast ot me sirongiiuiu ui
rrnrmv. Hombnvdmeut of the forts said to Have hteun. suuurus aie
now aflame from the effects of the gunfire.
Honolulu Graft charges will be probed.
Th first round in tlu tourna
ment for the Spitz cup was com
pleted at the bonding alleys Satur
day night, and the winneis of that
round announced. These winners
will have to play three games
more between them, and the high
est man will be the final victor.
The players and their sci res are
shown in the .following table, to
gether with the handicaps and the
winners in each class:
W. II . Rice
C. S. Dole
The tournament has been a great
success so far, drawing out a large
number of players and resulting
The Rices, of Lihue, have
tributed $20 for a basketball court, hl keen competjt;on
for the Kauai High And Grammar
School. An order for the paraphar-
nalia went to Honolulu by
mail Saturday afternoon. business tour of Kaua
At auv rate, Mrs. Frank had
Mrs. Garcia and Mrs. Bravo haul
ed before the police court on Sat
urday, and there they told all
nliniit ?!. Vim rmirt scc-mcd to feel
Frank Howes, of the Scliuman L, t ..cursors nn(1 "cursee" Vver
the! Carriage Company, Is junking a equally to blame in storting the
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Red Cross Receipts
The total receipts from the lawn
fete at the residence of Mr. am
Mrs. IS. A. Knudsen for the benefit
of the Red Cross were $386. 40, and
! of the courert bv Mrs. Howland
TU' peaceful air of Hanamaulu , in Lihue, $107.40. a grand total ol
wns nerturbed a few davs ago by a $493.90. The total expenses were
f t.iei,,e ..nifi.Mctlint $t9l.90. leaving a balance of $302
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would have won out in a "cussing"
match with a bunch of drunken
sailurs. And t h e swearing was
done by ladies think of that!
It appears that some children
started the racket. One mother
interfered, and then the other two
jumped into the fuss. Then, ac
cording to the best accounts, Mrs.
Antonio Garcia started to curse.
She cut loose and made the air
fairly blue. When she got out of I fund
breath. Mrs. Inez Bravo took up
the "cussing", and did fully as
well as Mrs. Garcia.
T h e third lady, Mrs. Maria
Frank, claims that she did not
curse any, but the testimony of
others is against her on that point.
In the excitement she probably
"ripped out a few" that she for
00 for the purpose indicated.
The committee wishes to thank
cordially the Waimea Stables for
free transportation; Frank Waipa
for music supplied without charge
and others for valuable assistance
Donations To Band
The fair given bv the Lihue
school in the Lihue Social Hall
Saturday afternoon and evening
proved a great success in every
way. Quite a tidy sum was realiz
ed, which will go toward buying a
typewriter and other equipment
ceded in the school that is not
rovided for by the department of
Teachers of the school and assis
tants gathered at the hall in the
forenoon and after several hours of
iligent work had transformed it
into a bower of fest've green.
Tables were sst at convenient po
sitions, upon which were displayed
the handiwork of the school and
umerous articles donated by
friends, to say nothing of candies,
ice cream and other refreshments
of a litrht order.
The fair during the afternoon
went off with a bang. The place
was literally jammed with people
f all ages, many Japanese children
being in evidence. So heavv was
the business, in fact, that by even
ing most of the tables were almost
depleted. At the conclusion of the
evening hours all that remained
upon the tables was auctioned off.
Messrs. H. Vincent and S. IS.
Hannestad efficiently assisting in
that part ol the work.
Miss Mumford, principal of the
chool, who was an untiring work-
ur for the success of the fair, ex
pressed herself at tlu close as be
ing more than satisfied wifli"tfic
results and as appreciating erv
much the ready and liberal support
given by the public.
The ladies in charge of the vari
ous sections of the fair were as
Grape Juice a n d Jelly Mrs.
Ice Cream Misses Maclntyrc.
Weight, Hannah Sheldon. ISllis,
Ai and Mrs Ralph Wilcox.
Fancy table Misses Day, F.lsie
Wilcox and D. Sheldon.
Japanese table .Miss Koudo.
Children's clothing Miss Mum-
ford and Miss Starkweather.
Passe Partout Miss A. Grote.
Candj Misses Mildred Hogg,
Catherine Coney and Lottie Jordan.
Following is a statement of the
receipts from the fair:
Fancy articles, including pupil's
work and gilts. $193
Japanese table 11
Ice cream table 41
Grape itiice and iellv table 10
Candv table 45
Table of dresses and under
clothes made by pupils, 17
Rummage sale at school house 35
Ai BADLY HURT
T Ono, stableman of Lihue
Store, was thrown from his horse
almost directly in front or" Tin?
cardan isr.Axn office Saturday
alteruoon and narrowly escaped
death. As it was he got off with
a badly Uruised and lacerated leg,
which will keep him out of com
mission for several days.
The horse and rider were com
ing out of the lane from the direc
tion of Rice's stables. Flag auto 260
was approaching down the road,
going toward Nawiliwili. At the
foot of the lane the horse became
fractious and pranced directly to
ward the oncoming auto. Seeing
the danger of collision, the auto
driver turned his machine quickly
away to the left, as far as he could
possibly go without striking the
stone wall. The machine was in
this position of turning when the
maddened horse dashed into it.
Ono was thrown against t h e
wheels of the machine, but was
not run over. One leg of his trou
sers was caught in the auto in
some way, however, and torn off,
and that leg (the right) was the
one worst damaged.
The driver of the auto (.a very
kindly man, and, moreover, wl.o
was in no way to blame for the
accident), stopped his machine
and made h l s passengers wait
while he took the injured man to
Lihue Store and to medical assis
Manager Rutsih reports that
contributions for the Lihue Band
arc coming in slowly. To
date cash donations from the fol
lowing have been received: R. W.
T. Purvis, C. II . Wilcox. A. S.
Wilcox, Mrs. R. L. Wilcox, A. D.
Hills, Frank Crawford, A. Thie
leu, II. D. Wishard, Miss Mum
ford and A. de Bretteville.
Mr. Rutsch explains that the
bnvs of the band are under a creat
J deal of personal expense in their
The value of the pupil's work
including plain sewing, fancy
work, passe partout, photo frames
and baskets, was about S8r.
Bridge Party Planned
The On Club, Lihue, will give a
bridge party at the Boarding House
next Friday evening. Invita
Hons will be issued in a day or so
I trouble; but it seemed that Mrs.
efforts to supplv music, in addition
to which they have to come down
three times a week for practice. j
Garcia and Mrs. Bravo had done
a little the most of the cursing, so
they were assessed the costs of
1 court, and the case discontinued,
Party At Lawai
About thirty young people were
the guests of Frank Morrow, S. E
Hannestad and Harry Vincent at
the Lawai beach house Sunday
afternoon and evening. The fea
tures were swimming in the surf
and a big dinner. All attending
had a jolly-good time.
AT KOLOA T
Koloa has a new postmaster and
new postoffice today.
The new postmaster is William
Charman, expressman, Democrat,
nd an old resident of the town.
The new postofiice i s in the
building next to the Kauai Trad-
ng Company's store.
Charles Wilcox has been, offici-
lly, the postmaster of Koloa, al
though the work has for a long
time been done by Carl Linde
maun, as assistant. The postofiice
has been located in a corner of the
Koloa Sugar Company's store.
The change is made for political
reasons only, following out tne
policy of the Postofiice Department
to put Democrats into office where
ever reasonably possible.
It is understood that the new
location of the postofiice is temp
orary only, and that it will even
tually go in a corner of the Kauai
Trading Company's store. In fact
t i s generally understood that
Manager Donald, of that store, is
bondsman for the new postmaster.
A meeting of the Mokihana Club
will be held with Misses Mabel and
lSlsie Wilcox at 2:30 tomorrow af
ternoon, Mrs. Lydgate will be the
leader and the subject will be
The Hawaii baseball team (Na
wiliwili) has issued a challenge for
a series of games with a nine pick
ed from the other four teams of
the Lihue league-the Huleias, Ger
mans, Japanese and Filipinos. It
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is anticipated mat tne cuaucnKc
will be accepted and that the ser
ies will begin next Sunday.