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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, FEBRURAY 9, 1915,
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
(Continued from page 1.)
Mr. McBryde favored such an
appropriation, and Mr. Gay agreed
with Mr. McBryde.
Mr. Crawford suggested that a
letter be written to the Delegate
endorsing his proposal. He felt
that anv plan of getting the affairs
of the Islands before Congress was
Mr. Broadbent agreed with the
last speaker, and suggested that a
specific invitation to visit Kauai
be extended to the Congressmen.
Mr. Mahlum was 'strongly in
tavor of the proposition, and would
be willing to double the appropria
tion if necessary.
Mr. Spitz was in favor of en
couraging the party to come at
Mr. Brandt moved that our
Legislators be urgently requested
to use their best endeavors to secure
a liberal appropriation for the pur-
year. Answering a further ques
tion, the road supervisor said that
it would cost more to maintain
macadamized roads than it would
to maintain tlie roads ns they
were kept up at present.
Mr. Broadbent said that the pol
icy should be to continue to devote
available monev to the belt road.
There was too much politics in
road building. II e believed i n
keeping pegging away on the belt
road until it was finished.
V. O. Crowell favored the bond
issue and building the road at once.
There were remarks by Messrs.
Lydgate and Hofgaard, and Mr.
Biodie suggested that the Lihue
Koloa shortcut road should b e
At this junture, Mr. Mahlum,
securing permission from the chair,
nominated Mr. Mcnefoglio for
election as a member. Mr. Mcne
foglio was elected by unanimous
Continuing the discussion, Mr.
The Spirit of St. Valentine's Day.
pose of bringing a Congressional i Crawford asked if six months ago,
delegation to the Islands. Also, witji sugar at 2.90, the gentlemen
that the Chamber go on record as ! present would have considered
expressing appreciation of the dill
gent efforts of the Delegate to bring
running the county into deb: for
$100,000 for a road. With free
a delegation of Congressmen to the sugar, might the Islands not be
For the Homesteads Committee,
Mr. Bioadbent reported that the
ronf routed with the same condi
tion of things in course of lime?
Mr. Mcnefoglio replied that the
"Do you believe in valentines?" asked the Bache-
Governor had given his assurances j Price (,f s"nr ' lloul1 1101 c"bvr in
of willingness to grant a railway I to l',c question The road was a
franchise to the Lihue Plantation Necessity so long as there were
Company, in line with the resolu
tions recently adopted by the
For the Committee on Village
Improvement, Mr. McBryde re
ported that this committee had
found a way to procure funds for
carrying out its plan of beautifying
th- roadsides, and would not re
quire the sum of $100 appropriated
by the Chamber for' that purpose.
Mr. Lydgate, for the same com
mittee, said the members had been
considering plans of action but had
not yet made a definite start.
They hoped to get busy in the very
Supervisor Mcncfogiio i n t ro-
duced the subject of bonding the
county for 5100.000 for the pur
pose of completing the so-called
belt road from Mana to Haena at
an early daU pointing out that
bv so doing the road might be
completed in two years, while un
der the present arrangement it
would take at least eight. I lis
points in favor of bonding were:
First, It would a better road; sec
ond, would increase the value
of property and thus increase
amount received from taxes; third,
there would be a great saving by
doing the whole job at once in
place of stringing it out over a
period of years; fourth, a fine,
macadamized belt-rord woulde a
great advertisement for the island:
fifth, a considerable burden would
be lifted from the shoulders of
present-day taxpayers and the bur
den distributed along to future
users of the road; sixth, there
would be an end to kicks about
bad roads; seventh, there would be
much more money left from cur
rent funds for macadamizing later
Mr. Francis Gay favored the
Mr. Coney explained the law on
the subject of bonding.
Mr. Sinclair Robinson said that
if the plan would lower the tax
rate, he was in favor of it
Mr. F. A. Alexander endorsed
Road Supervisor Moragne con
curred in the idea of putting the
road through speedily, and said
that by working at it continuously
until it was finished enough could
be saved to pay the interest on
In answer to M r. Broadbent,
Mr. Moragne said that it would
people here in need of it.
Mr. McBryde repeated that both
for himself as a citizen and in his
capacity as a county supervisor he
favored the bonding proposition .-
Mr. Akina favored the idea.
Mr. Brandt realized fully the
seriousness ot heavy borrowing,
but felt that the improvement
would justify the means.
Mr. B. D. Baldwin f.'a ored
Judge Ilofgaard moved that the
Chamber go on record as favoring
bonding the county for $100,000
for the purpose of constructing
the road between Ilacna and Mana.
Mr. Mcnefoglio suggested chang
ing the word "constructinc" to
Messrs. McBryde and Gaj both
suggested "regrading and macad
amizing." Mr. Lvdgate cautioned the seri
ousness of the proposition. It was
a big matter, and he was in favor
of going slow. He suggested leav
ing it over to the next meeting.
Mr. Meiieloglio replied that there
was plenty o f time, whereupon
Mr. j.yiigale moved to postpone-
the matter to a special meeting to
be called by the directors about
the last days of March. This mo
Correspondence in regard to the
lour of the Web!) Company was
read and the chair tilled stron
support to the entertainments of
The itinerary of the Outdoor
Promotion Committee's excursion
to Kauai was read, and Mr. Coney
moved that a special, wireless in
vitation be extended by (he secre
tary'lo Senator Harding to be a
member of the party. Carried.
Mr. Brandt moved that the sum
of $50 be appropriated for a com
plimentary breakfast to the excur
sionists upon the ir arrival at Lihue.
Carried. Messrs. Broadbent. Mc
Bryde and Lvdgate were appointed
committee on such entertainment
Indeed I do," smiled the Bachelor Girl, looking
about at her violets and boxes of candy, and toying
with, the bit of paper lace and verse in her hand.
"I don't meaji these," . responded the Bachelor,
also looking, but a bit grouchily, at the expressions ot
devotion about her cozy room. "I mean the idea of St.
"And 1 just heartily say 'yes' to that; for I sup
pose you mean, do I believe in sentiment and in the expression of
sentiment? I think you need senfiment in vour life, and I think we
need to express sentiment. The trend ot thought today is setting so
strongly toward the practical and the matter-of-fact, and we need to
offset it. But mind, I say sentiment, not sentimentality."
"But the trouble is, so many slush over into sentimentality."
"Yes," regretted the Bachelor Girl. "But perhaps, even that is
betler than having no feeling ot the kind whatever. Such people per
ceive dimly the beauty of the feeling, or are aware vaguely of its ex
istence. And so in time, they will probably come to the true expres
sion of it. In groping toward it, they may make a mistake. But it
is better to be conscious of light, isn't it, even if ever so slightly, and
to make an effort to get into its beauty and warmth, than to be blind
"Yes, I suppose so," admitted the bachelor. "But I was just
think'r.g of that silly verse that came with that box of candy," and he
pointed to a resplendent heart-shaped box of bon-bons.
"That may not be the effort of a master-poet," excused the Bach
elor Girl. "But nevertheless I like better the person who is in sym
pathy with the spirit of St, Valentine's Day, than one who sneers or
scoffs at it, or simply thinks it all nonsense. When w do genuinely
care for a person, I believe in showing that regard I'm not talking
personally now about these valentines. But I mean generally Most
of us let expiessious of regarel have the go-by. Maybe on special
days, like Christmas and birthdays, we'll let those whom we love,
know how, much we think of them. But other times, we are so busy
with eating and ilressing and working and keeping engagements, that
love is left alone to entertain himself. And so I am glad old St. Val
entine introduced himselt and called uir attention, in such a delight
ful and whimsical fashion, to the wisdom of showing our dear ones
that they have a very warm corner in our heart. And that fact that
once a year, we can, with petfe-ct propriety, do this as whimsically
and mysteriously and alluringly as our imagination can devise, .makes
it to me all the more praiseworthy. For I think it does us all good to
stt!p aside once in a whiis from prosy, familiar ways of living, into the
realm of fantasy."
"I half hoped," said the Bacheler anxiously, "that knowing
my tastes as well as you do, you woukl be able to tell which were the
valentines I sent you."
The Bachelor Girl looked at lmn tcasingly, but refused to satisfy
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The Voters Of Kauai County:
I hereby announce myself a can
didate on the Republican ticket for
nomination at the primary election
to be held March 13, 1915, for the
office of COUNTY AUDITOR.
My past record speaks for itself.
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Lihue, January It. 1915. 9 t.
For County Treasurer
To the Voters Of Kauai County:
I .respectfully announce myself
as a candidate on the Republican
ticket for nomination and re-election
to the office ot COUNTY
TREASURER, and solicit t h e
support of all the voters of the
County of Kauai at the Primary to
be held March 13. 1915.
I nm willing to stand upon my
past record for the careful and
satisfactory handling of the funds
of the county , and promise equally
efficient service in the future.
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Lihue, Kauai, January 18, 1915.
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For County Clerk
To the Voters of Kauai -nci:
I respectfully announce myself
a candidate, as a Republican, for
the nomination to succeed myself
as COUNTY CLERK, to be voted
upon in the Primary Election for
nominations to be held March 13.
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The Voters of Kauai:
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PlCounty of Kauai.
1 respectfully invite the support
of all good citizens at the Primary
Election to be held March 13.
lyjo, and in the Iinal election to
be held in May.
My record is well known and
speaks for itself. If re-elected I
promise equally satisfactory (or
better) service in the future.
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Sheriff of Kauai.
Lihue, January 31, 1915. 6-t.
For County Attorney
The undersigned announces him
self as a candidate for the office of
County Attorney on the Republi-.
can ticket at the coming Primary
election on March 13, 1915, for 1
the County of Kauai.
S. K. Kako.
Lihue, Feb. 3, 1915. 4-t.
To The Voters Of The Koloa Dis
trict And Kauai Friends Generally:
I take this means of formally
announcing myself a candidate as
a Republican for the nomination
for SUPERVISOR, representing
Koloa District, to be voted upon
at the Primary set for Match 13,
I will appieciate the support of
all voters of Koloa District in the.
Primary, and, if necessary, in the
regular election lo be held in May.
W. D. McBryde,
Supervisor Koloa District.
Waimea. Jan. 19, 1915
To the Voters of Kauai nei:
I respectfully announce myself
a candidate, as a Republican, for
nomination to the office of super
visor, representing this district;
and wmII much appreciate the sup
port of the party anel all other
friends at the primary election to
be held March 13 next.
J. A. Akina.
as may be deemed desirable for the
visitors, and the chair appointed
the entire Chamber us assistants to
this committee' in its work.
Charles F. Merrill, proofreader
of the Star-Bulletin, who is visit
ing the island and was present,
being called upon, told an amusing
story of getting stuck in the mud
on the Barking Sands road.
B. D. Baldwin was appointed a
committee of one to meet Senator
Harding, should he romp iwnr
cost close to $100,000 to finish the and provide for his proper -enter-road
from Kealia to Haena, and : tainnient while here,
from Kekaha to Mana. If favored! J. II. Coney offered to furnish
with good weather, the work might the services of his string orchestra
be finished in one year. Several ; to serenade the excursionists upon
expensive bridges were to be put landing at Naw iliw ili', and the
in, which, without a bond issue as oiTc-r was accepted with thanks,
proposed, would shut off work of There were- f! members and
macadamizing for lack of funds. guests pre.-ent. this being the rec
The effort in the past had been to ord attendance for the Chamber to
macadamize five miles of road a i date.
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Lihue, January 31, 1915.
For County Treasurer
Lihue, January 1 1 .
The Voters of Kauai County:
I am in the race for the nomina
tion on the Republican ticket, at
the Primary Election to be held
March 13, 1915, for the office of
Although new in the running
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and the Public Generally:
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responsibilities and duties to the
public involved, I have decided to
formally announce myself a candi
date for nomination to appear on
the ticket at the County Election
in May, as a Republican, for the
office of SUPERVISOR for the
district of Waimea.
I invite, and will appreciate, the
support of all voters of the Wai
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13, when the primary election will
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1915, foi the office of SUPERVI
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