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. ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 11. NO. 15.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII. TUESDAY. APRIL 13, 1915
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BY A CANE GAR
John J. Rapoza, aged 19 years
and 10 months, a fireman on a
cane train of the Makce Sugar
Company, was run over by a car
of his train last Wednesday after
noon and was killed almost instant
ly, his head been crushed.
The train, which was near the
n landing, was moving very slow,
engaged in "coupling up". Rapo
za stepped in to couple two cars.
His foot became entangled in a
rope which was dragging there,
pud he fell.
A sailor of the steamer Likelikc
saw the man fall and shouted to
Captain Naipo, who was nearer
the engine. Captain Naipo yelled
to the engineer and the train was
brought to a sharp stand still. In
the few seconds, however, the man
had been caught.
The family of which Rapoza was
a member has experienced t w o
tragedies in a short time, the fath
er of the young man being found
dead in a canefield about two
years ago. The boy was the main
support of his mother and family.
The annual outing of the Moki
V liana Club occurred last Thursday,
And took the form of a basket pic
nic at the beach residence of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles A. Rice. About
120 members, grown-up friends
and children attended and all had
a most enjoyable time.
Members and juvenile guests ar
rived at about 10 o'clock, the
youngsters going for a dip in the
surf while the ladies prepared for
the picnic feature. Gentlemen
guests arrived at noon, took in the
spread and retired again to their
The afternoon hours were given
over principally to sports of vari
ous kinds for the children.
Ou Bowling Party
The Ou Social Club will have a
bowling party at the Lihue bowl
ing alleys next Friday evening,
April, 16, beginning at 7:45 o,
clock. Cards to that effect were
iss ued toda y.
Cottage For Grotes
Workmen began this morning
demolishing the cottage formerly
used as rounty offices, opposite the
Lihue Plantation Company, and
will at once begin the construction
on the lot of a neat home for Mr.
and Mrs. Win. H. Grote. It will
be a bungalow, and of very pretty
Senator Rice Here
Senator Charles A. Rice ran over
on the W. G. Hall Friday mom
nig to attend to some important
business, and returned to the city
Saturday night. The departure of
the Legislature for the Molokai
settlement Friday night made the
trip home possible.
Palmers Are Leaving
Edward Palmer and family, of
Grove Farm, are leaving in about
two weeks for their old home at
LITTLE CHILD IS
HOOKED BY A COW
Leilani, the little daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. H. Rohrig, Lihue,
was hooked by a cow Sunday af
ternoon and quite painfully (al
though happilv not seriously;
Mr. and Mrs. Rohrig, several
friends and the little girl were out
for a stroll and were passing a
young, Jersey cow. having short,
sharp horns. On a sudden the ani
mal made a dash for the child,
caught'her on its horns and threw
her high in the air. It was all done
in a few seconds and before the
little one could be protected by the
The horn of the animal struck
the left, lower stomach of thechild,
inflicting a flesh wound about the
size of a dollar. Medical attention
was quickly at hand, and the little
gill is now getting along finely.
PLANS 10 RECEIVE
The committee appointed b y
President Putman, of the Chamber
of Commerce, on entertainment of
the Congressional party held a
long meeting at the Lihue Planta
tion office yesterday and drew up
the outline o f o program. Of
course the committee calculates
upon good weather. In case of
heavy rains, a number of changes
ii; the plans will probably be made.
The features of the program" as
now understood are as follows:
THURSDAY, MAY 13.
10 a. m. Land at Nawiliwili.
10 to 2 Reception features and
luncheon at Niumalu at noon.
1 p. in. Entire party will leave
in autos for the Waimea side, tak
ing in points of interest enroute.
(Continued ou page 5.)
Mrs. Julia Kauhane, widow,
aged about 55, fell or threw her
self into the Maulili stream, Ko
loa, Tuesday evening and was
drowned. The body was founp
just before dark Thursday, floating
iu the water at a point about 200
yards fiom Deputy Sheriff Henry
A coroner's jury returned a ver
dict of accidental drowning, al
though there was a feeling that it
may have been a case of suicide.
The woman was veiy poor, and it
is stated that for several months
past she has appeared to be out of
her head somewhat.
On Tuesday night it is. stated
that she left the house at 10 o'clock,
which was unusual and seems to
lend force to the theory of suicide.
Hanalei Social Events
Mr. and Mrs. Birkmeyr gave a
dainty poi luncheon at their beau
tiful home "Kcaoopua" on Easter
Sunday, and had as their guests
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Alexander,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Menefoglio, Mrs.
Deverill and Miss Florence Dev-
erill, Miss Macfic and Mr. Rober
Mrs. F. A. Alexaudei returned
to Eleele on the 4th, after spend
ing an enjoyable week with Mr,
and Mrs. Menefoglio at Wainihti.
TODAY'S AND LATEST
Honolulu Representative "Willie" Crawford whitewashes Rep
resentative Kupihea in a minority report filed by him.
The divers of the cruiser Maryland are confident of locating and
bringing up the sunken submarine F-4.
The opium traffic in Honolulu may be traced to higher-ups
through confession which it is expected Scully will make.
AMERICANS TO BE BROUGHT HOME
Washington An American army transport leaves at once for
Tampico to bring to the United States the 300 Americans reported
yesterday as being stranded there and destitute because of the war. It
has been represented to the government that these people would be in
grave danger should they remain.
VILLA A NERVOUS WRECK
General Villa is reported to be a nervous wreck as a result of the
disaster which befell his army two days ago.
BRITISH OFFICER TALKS
London The British Field Marshal (Presumably Earl Kitchener
Ed. Gard. Isl.) says that when the great move against Germany be
gins very shortly it is expected to crush the German defense back to
its own bordei .
' 'We want to pound them regardless of expense," , he declares,
"and regardless of the number of shells we fire," and for that reason
he urges British workmen in the munition factories to perform their
duty to the limit.
CASE OF THE HARPALYCE
London The relief ship Haryalyce, when torpedoed in the North
Sea, had German pratique.
Berlin denies that the Harpalyce
Committee when sunk.
Aberdeen A terrific explosion occurred in the port of L?rwick
last night and many peisons are known to have been killed.
It is impossible to obtain details of deaths or cause of explosion.
THE RUSSIAN ADVANCE
London Almost along the entire front the great battle in the Car-.
pathian mountains region seems to
The great armies of Russia are
If the advance continues, it will
Austrian forces without fighting north of the Carpathians to east of
the Uszok Pass.
A general retirement of the Austrians is anticipated.
Russian advices tell of further Turkish atrocities in Syria.
JAPAN AFfER GERMAN TRADE
Sydney Japan is preparing to open up direct steamship line be
tween New Zealand and the Orient
trade developed by Germany in the
VICE PRESIDENT MARSHALL ILL
Phoenix, Arizona Vice President Marshall is sick here as a result
of ptomaine poisoning.
New York General Huerta,
cently fled from the country to Europe, has landed here. He states
that he has ho plans for the future.
SECRETARY McADOO RESTRAINED
Washington Secretary McAdoo has been restrained by the court
from prosecuting the Riggs National Bank, which has been in trouble
for a year.
DYNAMITER MUST PAY PENALTY
New York Carbonne, tne dynamiter, has been convicted.
Honolulu The U. S. cruiser Maryland, with men and equipment
for salving the submarine F-4, arrived in port this morning. Her of
ficials have been engaged today in making observations, and active
work will begin Wednesday morning. The man holding the record
for distance diving will be among those to go down for observation
The Attorney-General has filed
law relating to indeterminate sentences, about which there lias been
much discussion, is legal.
College ParK Twelve people
ed today when their machine made
INDIANA GRAFTERS SOAKED
Indianapolis Ex-Mayor Roberts, one of the men charged with
official grafting, was today sentenced to six years and a fine of 52,000.
Montgomery, president of the Bbird of Public Works, Judge Smith,
Driscoll, the secretary of the Democratic central committee, and Ehre
last, of the public works department, were each given sentences of
three years and fines of $500. Judge Redman and the county sheriff got
five years and fines of $1,000 each. Chief Holland, who pleaded guil
ty, got one year and a day and was fined Si. The grafting of this
bunch of officials astounded their friends and supporters and created a
stir over the whole country.
MINNESOTA STRIKES ROCK
Kobe, Japan The steamer Minnesota, of the Great Northern line,
largest vessel in the Pacific Ocean and struck a hidden rock off Iwajima
today, and a great hole was ripped in her hull. Wireless appeals flashed
out brought assistance from various ports of Japan, and all of the pas
sengers were taken off in safety.
The Minnesota was enroute from the Orient to Seattle.
RUSSIANS ADVANCE INTO HUNGARY
Lemberg The Russian invasion of Hungary has begun. Follow
ing the defeat of the Austio-German forces in the Carpathian passes.
the downfall of Prztnsyl and the deadlock in Poland, the Russians are
enabled to advance upon Hungary
feld to Uszok. They are descending the southern slope of the Car
pathians, driving the Austrians, with heavy losses, before them.
(Continued on page 8)
NEWS BY WIRELESS
was serving the Belgian Relief
be Hearing the end.-
pouring out into the country of
compel the retirement of the
in order to hold and build up the
former president of Mexico, who re
an opinion to the effect that the
who flew over the Andes were kill
a vertical dive.
along their whole front, from Bart
The regltlar monthly meeting of
the Boatd of Supervisors of the
County of Kauai was held at the
office of the Board on Wednesday,
April 7, 1915, at 10.00 o'clock a.m.
Present: H. D. Wishard, chair
man; Francis Gay, lames von Eke
kela, A. Menefoglio.
The minutes of the last meeting
were read and approved.
After examination, the several
demands presented were approved
to be paid out of the appropriations
Financial Reports Nos. 165, 165
a, 165 aa, and 165b, for the month
of March last were received and
referred to the Finance Committee
The following school requisitions
were received and referred to J
H. Moragne with power to act,
viz: Kekaha for repairs to school
house and for supplies; Makaweli
for repairs to cottage etc; Koloa
for a drain pipe to the teachers'
cottage find for supplies; Hanama-
ulu, Kapaa and Kapahi each for
supplies; Anahola for some repair
work to cottage and to school's
fence; and Haena for small barrel
A communication from H. C.
At the meeting of the Kauai
Athletic Association, the present
officers were re-elected for the new
Four teams definitely entered
the League for the ensuing base
ball season, as follows: Makaweli,
McBryde, Lihue and a picked
Japanese team. It was report :d
that Kawaihau would probably en
ter later, but was not, at the time,
prepared so to do.
Last year certain medals were
offered for per. centages made by
players, but as the official records
were not accurately kept during j
the season, it was found impos-'
sible to award these prizes. It
was decided to continue the medals
over and make 'them prizes for
The Reach trophy, which will
be competed for without the
League binding itself to use any
particular ball, is up again and
will offer the usual incentive to
inter-team competition. ,
Nothing definite was arranged iu
regard to the schedule, except the
item that the first series shall be
gin on May 9th. The schedule of
games will be completed on the
26th, i list .
If there arc only four teams in,
each series will probably consist of
one game at home and one away.
The Japanese team, however,.
having no ground of its own, will
play all games on the grounds of
the other clubs.
The two teams out of the League
this year are the Koloas and the
Bruce Cartwright Here
Bruce Cartwright, r., a member
of the new land board, was on
Kauai at the week-end, having
come over to look into some land
matters in the Kilauea neighbor
hood. While in Lihue he was the
guest of the Rices. He rtturned
to Honolulu Saturday night.
FOUR TEAMS JOIN
Brown, principal, suggesting clear
ing of new land of the Waimea
school at Waimea was received
and ordered placed on file, upon
motion ot Mr. Menefoglio, second
ed by Mr. Ekekela.
Reports on the condition of
school buildings, etc, from Anaho
la, Haena, Hanalei, Hanamaulu,
Huleia, Kalaheo, Kapaa, Kapahi,
Kauai High & Grammar (2), Ke
kaha, Kilauea, Koloa (2), Koolau,
Lihue. Makaweli, Wnilua, and
Waimea, were received and placed
A draft of a Quitclaim Deed to
be signed by the Lihuo Plantation
Co., Ltd., for the conveyance to the
County of Kauai of a piece of land
situated a t Lihue and near the
premises of the Lihue school for
the County's school purposes was
read by the chair and upon motion
of Mr. Menefoglio, seconded by
Mr. Ekekela, the same was approv
ed. A report from the county clerk
stating that he has received to date
for nomination fees the sum of
fifty dollars and that the same had
been paid over to the County
Treasurer, was received and plac
ed on file.
(Continued on page 2.)
VERY CLOSE BALL
Tn the second game of the Ma
k.-wJirMcBryde baseball series,
pi yed on the grounds of the form
er Sunday afternoon, the Maka
weli.s won by a score of 3 to L'.
The game which was a hot one.
ran for ten innings.
The day va fine and a veiy
large crowd of fans witnessed the
Akana and Aka pitched for the
McBrydes, and Gabriel held the
sphere. For the Makaweli:), Ki use
pitched and Paul Kahlbaum was
behind the bat.
Sunday's game tied the series,
so that a third contest will be nec
essary. The final will probably
be plaved on the Makaweli grounds
The following have been elected
officers of the Makaweli club: B.
D. Baldwin, president; A. Q. Mar
callino, vice president and man
ager; T. Greig, treasurer; Paul
HERE TWO DAYS
' The Congressional party will be
on Kauai two days in place of the
one originally planned, the days
to be May 13 and 14.
This information was conveyed
in a wireless received by the Kauai
Chamber of Commerce yeiterday
morning from Senator Charles A.
Rice, the Kauai member of the
Senate committee o n entertain
ment, reading as follows:
"Congressional party Ksuai
thirteenth and fourteenth. Allot
ment five hundred dollar from
Territorial appropriation, Rice."
The allotment of $500 is taken
here to mean for the expense of
entertaining the visitors while on