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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 11. NO. 25.
gLIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII., TUESDAY. JUNE 22, ,1915
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HEAR WHOLESALE MURDER '
; IN KALiHIWAI ; VALLEY
Murderous Robbers Kill Man And Probably
Woman, Shootor Otherwise Wound Boys
And Try to Burn ThemAll
r Their Home Four Arrests
One of the most shocking crimes
in the recent history, of Kauai topk
place in Kalihiwai valley las'tAVed
irtfsday evening, ns a result, of
which a well-known and prosper
ous Japanese fanner is dead, his
wife is at death's door in the hos
pital, three boys are wounded and
four Filipinoes are in jail, ;fwo of
whom have confessed to their res
pective paVts-'in' the affair.
rrhe firs "man to confess was one
Juan Conoel and the second Pahai-
ano Cblaste. The other two
held 'are Feliciano Hiroua
Plbreutino Alicio,. 'Conoel, Alicio
and Hirono belong to a desperate
Filipino tribe known as tlie Bicol
anas, Cblaste is a Pasayan, sup
posed to be a more peaceful and
law-abiding tribe. All of the men
have been working fo r Kilauea
plantation, although Conoel had
been laid up for sometime on ac
count of. arsenic poisoning, ;
The story as far as it has worked
itself out is as follows: Last Wed
nesday evening; .shortly- after dnrk
the men riie't'ih'the'rWie field baok'
ijfc the Hawaiian church, and from
there went up Kalihiwai valley,
two or-three milesr-to- the-j?rass
house of Wada, a rice planter and
truck gardener. 'Wada,- his wife
and thre" s.ons were at home one
of the latter about 17 years of age,
the second about 13 and the third
They reached the place between
8:30 amj 9. p .. ra, It is stated that
here one"of(the men (thought to"
have been juan stopped outride,
while the other three entered the
house. The youngest boy, who
happened tobefsjtting at a table'
facing pie dpor,1catin"g"his supper,
saw theFilipinoes creeping in, and
called out to his! father, who was
reclining, ona raised bed: 'Father,
The nian.started to get up and
as he didso. on. the Filipinoes
A BUSINESS BLOCK
FOR UHUE CENTEB
has' pfactrcallj' decided to" move
the stables 'from the-location on
the road almosttppnq'site the ..tear,;
of Lihue store to a piece of low:
land near Lihue mill, which it is
purposed to'filf. Tlie,i,move is to!
be made both as a matter of con
venience, and with.tJiQ fu'rJher. pb
ject of removing a somewhat un
comelv nest of structures from '.a
locality which it is the intention to
improve and beautify as, much as
Following up the latter idea,
plans aie being considered for a
handsome, reinforced co n c r e t e,
business block, two stories high,
win tLe lot now occupied by the
tables, running down and taking
in a part of what is now Hale Ho
oni theater, The lower floor of
the building ill be occupied by fi
restaurant, a coflec shop and' store,
barber shop, tailor shop, cobbler's
shop1Acarpentcr;.shpp..an.d, , soiiir
other enterprises. On the upper
opened hre with a revolver and
shot him 'dead, the ball taking ef
fect in thd right of the fun head.
Tlie raiders began to yell out
that they wanted money. The old
est boy handed one of them $1.50,
saying that that was all thev had.
The Filipino replied, "You, have
Inore money1, '' but the boy' declar
ed that there was no more. .With
that-the. Filipino shot htm in the
right side ov r the three top. ribs,
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the bullet glancing across the
breast and lodging urid'ef the" skin
at' the left side without1 penetrating
the bodv. The boy droppedto the
floor and pretended to be dead.
Several more shots were fired
around the room, appare'ntly"to
thoroughly frighten the others" Tn
the houses during which the second
eldest boy j was shot througjij the
fleshy part of the neclc, beneath
One' of the raiders, tlien took .up
an iron bar. which is supposed to
have been in the house, and knb'ck
ed a, large hole, in thejiack. of' the
head" of ; the-" wife' 'of-' Wada, and
crushed, the skull in three other
At that point the. smallest boy
got his father's purse and handed
said, to have contained $28.
raiders, then struck Mhevbov.Woss
the head with fiste, knocking him
senseless, V , - 1
Then thev went outside and set
the grass . house, afire in. several
places'; ihakmgv.fH'hastj get-away
They undoubtedlyeliVed., that
the entire househoIavuld:l)e
in the onflagVaibhwhipJi
ul 'started. - J
lUl Vtllt TJ-AVt
The oldest boy, however;'
had been shot on the breasl
had been pretending tofbe'Jdeaa;
sprang .up and dragged? the body
ofhis dead father, his d'yini moth-
floor it is. planneJt'b .coutroict
lodge rooms for societies.havean
art gallery and a fewoffices for
other purposes. "Ltv
The plan carries with It the re
Imoval of the Hale Hooni theater
entirely-, but its place will, be tak
en, at the corner, by the 'beautiful
new theater mentioned in another
article in this isiue,
'. j Vhen. th'ei new building is finish
ed and occupied, the present Lihue
Coffee ..Shop building and' other
small strictures in that . neighbor
hood will be cleared away, and
other' -iiripr'o'vdmeiitsi will be plan
ned for that locality.
Dr.- West's Father Dead
Thomas I). West of Cleveland,
a world authority on iron and steel
'manufacture, died last Friday fol
lowing a ,n automobile accident
Dr. West of, Makaweli, Kauai, his
eldest son, was notified by cable.
Baseball Next Sunday ,
The baseball games next Sun
day will be as follows: Makaweli
Bryde and Lihue at Lihue.
TODAY'S AND LATEST
- .Sugar, 4.887.
. Horolulu Late yesterdav Jack .Scully was sentenced to imprison
ment at hard rjabor for eighteen months for his part, in the recent
irSiuin .and hold-un eandals, Judge Clemons passing sentence He has
appealed to the United States court of appeals. Scully is almost a
I ' Obregon Cuts Off Carranza
Washington Carranza is cut off on an island in the, harbor ol
Vera Cruz by Obregon, and the latter is now coriimander of strategy
in that citv.
It is hoped 'here thati this situation'means peace in Mexico.
The Villajstas wre defeated by the Yaquis and the outbreak on
the west coast .seems to be really serious.
An Undersea Volcano
Tokio Steamers arriving at Japanese ports today report a great
upheaval at sea about 150 miles from this island. Columns of fire were
siot up tlirough the sea, and clouds
FIRST MEETING OF
Members of, the; Industrial Acci-,
dent Board hejd a meeting in the
Waimea cour.t house Thursday
afternoon, immediately i following
the session of the Chamber of,
Conimerce, and effected .temporary
organization . , . , . ,
The following were elected t,eui:
porarv and perma,nentrofiiqers, .sub
ject to continuation, of the body
when permanently organized on
July 1: L. D, Tipimous, chnirmanj
E, E. Mailum, secretary.,,. t
jBefore adjpurnnicut the cjiair
announced that the secretary
would receive at any time, proofs,
of1 financial responsibility or other
papers which, corporations or in
dividuals might wish to file, prior
toiJuW 1; although thev would
not be officially 'acted upon until
Like School Closing
Closing exercises will take place
at .the Lihue public school Thurs
day afternoon, beginning at 1:15
o'clock. The public are cordially
invited to be present.
Fats And Slats
The "fats," and "slats" had a
go; on the Makaweli baseball
grounds Sunday afternoon, t h e
latter winning, 14 to 13. Huddy
and Kanaka formed; the battery
for the winners while Hayselden
and Furtado was the "fat" battery.
The hospital reports that there
were no casualties.
The following will be rmong-lkf
number to arrive in the' Kinau to
morrow moiining: Chas, Gay, W
T. Frost. Miss Danford, Lung
Hwai-Chew Goo. yah Changj
Han's Hansen, C. jacobsen, A'.
Robinson, M. Cone'y.' S. Osaki,
S. , Shirai,-Miss-"Marion Parish,
Miss S. Purvis,-Sid-Spitzer, Miss
Kaiwi, Wnir Kupuna. Manuel Ferr
nandez, iss C. Keilakai.
!' Port Allen Shipping '
Tie scHo1oopr.,'Pr.osn(;p .which ar
rived on the 16th. , is discharging
900,000 feet of lumber. She enme
froni Port Towijsend. The W. F,,
Jewett is discharging 600.000 feet
at Waimea. ' She arrived on the
17th'. from Port Angeles.
lhe steamer Helene arrived
Saturday night from 'Honolulu
with coal for Port Allen .and Wai-
meii.' ' - f"( ?f1 " "
I Tlit freighter Fiancis Hanify
will arrive at Port Allen1 Friday
NEWS RY WIRELESS
of dust and smoke at times veiling
on page 6)
LIHUE WILL HAVE
11 REAL THEATER
Lihue will in:all probability have
t h e beautiful, modern theater
iwhich has for so long been the
plea of ithis paper. Rev. Hans
Isenberg, Mrs Isenberg and Hon.
Paul D. R. Tsenberg, in particu
lar, and the stockholders of Lihue
.Plantation' Company, in general,
haye become m.uch interested in
the subject, and tentative plans
ore now well under way.
A -The theater building wiil oc
cupy the right corner at the lane
niauka pi the present Hale Hooni,
and .will be almost' directly in front
of the . Head of the street leading
up from Nawiliwili by the hank
and Lihue store. In that position
it' will be conspicuoiiSj and it is
needless to sav, perhaps, with a
knowledge of the people behind
the plan, that it will be a beautiful
Asi now planned the theater will
bei ofi reinforced concrete and as
nearly fire-proof as possible. It
will have a sloping floor, orchestra
pit, galleries, stage and settings
for any class of entertainment and
an easy seating capacity of 5,00.
In general design', neatness and
beauty ,it will not have its supe
rior in. the' Islands outside of the
Royal Hawaiian Opera House at
It is understood that architects
at Honolulu will in a few days be
requested to draw up definite plans
for the theater, and that the work
of coustructinc it will begin at a
date in the early future.
Rev. Mr. Damon Dead
Rev. Frank W. Damon, father
of Mrs. Dr. Putman, died in Hon
olul .'this morning Mrs. Putman
is already thtvya'nd, Dr.. Putman
will leave for the.cjty. toiijght. In
the latter's absence IX. i. 'HoiTman,
of Kealia.- will look after-'he sick
of Lihue . . .
Some Big Baseball "
The Japanese and a team of Por
tuguese managed by J. II. Fernan
dez will play.-baseball' "at Koloa "on
July Fpurth and at Lihue on the
5th. alenry Uushnell, of Hono
lulu. will pitch for the Portuguese-
while the fatuous southpaw, Sue;.
da.. will twirl for the Japanese.
Arthur H. 1Uce, of Honolulu,
came up on the W. G Hall Fri
day morning to visit his relations.
returning t o the city Saturday
night. He was accompanied back
-by -Harold W-. Rice; of -Maui, -who
has also been visiting his old home.
Defeat The J. A. C.
Terrific Battle on the
OF THE FI
day Afternoon Before One of
Kauai's Largest Crowds
Quite the largest crowd of the
season turned otit Sunday after
noon at Lihue park to witness the
championship contest between the
McBryde and J. A. C. baseball
teams. Automobile row was jam
med to the limit and machines were
drawn up in the far outfipld to
ward the county building,' while
the grandstand and neighboring
groujids were crowded, The au
dience was,for the most part, an
drderlv one, although ,a noisy,
JapanefiC in the auto line' drew the
attention of the police for a shoit
The weather could not have been
Mcheula and D. Wm. Dean were
Both teams played little short of
desparately, although, as usu.nL
numerous errors crept in. At the
start oil the lnpanes'e had much
the best of it. and for a long time
it looked as though it, was their
game. Near the end, however,
they seemed to weaken, marie sev
eial fierce errors and the McBryd.es (
pulled rapidly ahead. The game J
progressed as follqws: .
Fiist Innings: .McBrydcs to hat:
Costa fanned; Takouchi singled;
'. . .. , , . : ... ... .1,
iiuiiicu. jiiuuutrpu iu unit
hit safe. aiKL,Kuwamolo
sack on a fumble bv pitcher. Na-
gahasi failed at first'. Kobayashi
flew out to Spalding and Kuwa
nioto was thrown out at second,
w n r 'i f;
B I Els' en a 0
The, Kauai Chamber ot Com
merce met in regular session in
the court house at Waimea, at 3:30
p. m., of this day. President F. L.
Putman in the chair. ;
" Mr. D. P. R. Ieubcrg was elect-'
ed to membership , i:I
The first matter taken up was1'
the endorsement of a candidate tV
be appointed bv the governor to,
represent the island of Kauai mj
the Hawaii Promotion Committee
at Honolulu. The chair announc
ed that Messrs. Wishurd and Me
Brvde. a committee, of the Board
The new workmen's cplnpmigf. '
lion law, which will go into effect
on July 1, will affect practicaHv
all employers of labor on Kauai;
and employers who do' not thor
oughly understand the law should
lose no time in acquiring informa
tion concerning it. The law in
full is quite lengthy, but the fol
lowing extracts trom it will give1 ri
I fair idea of its principal points:
MATTrnr- n rnnn
mm i rnrt rn
mm i LEgu mm
mm points iiiifi .
i NEW C01PE1S1II0N" W-
Team in a Swift and
Lihue Grounds Sun
Second Innings: Lorenzo reach''
ed first on error of. Take; Ierrira
fanned; Ako fouled put.; Lo
renzo was. thrown, ut trying, . to;
steal the! plate.. Japanese upi 'Take' 1
hit safebut was thrchytl b'ufl'ca'tclU'y
er to second, Wa'tase' out",' pitcher
to first; Sucda out, short to first.
Thrrd'l n'niirgs: Pacheco out,
ritchet to first: Aka iflpw, piU to
Takitaiii; Costa fanned.) Fpr the,.,
Japanese,. Tnoshita singled, but orr!
Ohaiua's' out t6 second', wasretir'ed " '
at first. 'Takitanf; wa'lked at tliis'J"
u ' , ; ' ; ii"M W
point kuwanioto drove for thtecj,,.
bags,, sjcoring Takitani and, ..then
stealing the. plate himself. Naga w
hisa died at first. ' '
Fourth Innings Takeuclli sing- ,
led and' on overthrow third to first, .
made second. Spalding, flew i0Ut.
to Kuwamoto,. and iTakeuchi ran
Gabriel' flew out to Kobayashi '
and ,L'oren?.o fanned.'
bat. Kobavashi fanned,, while Take, ,
and Watase both y,;ent out pitcher,
to first. '
- Fifth 'Innings: Perrcira flew 'but "
to pitcher, Ako pitcher to fiijst an'd
Pacheco' fanned.f 't this. )ojit',! V
j,Sueda, first man up. tor the Jap,-.
j nese scored a complete home rin,!:ii
j far to right field. Inoshita wdS1'
. !..' ' ii '!
fanned, lakitani walkcp again,.
-Kuwanioto was retired pitcher to.
A If ii frmnWt. ('W.'-'J
ftn flew' "out ' Watase' to 'fi'rsY.' Take''"1'1,
(Continued on page.2 )
of Supervisors on the same- matter,
were present, and it was incumbent
upon the chamber to' se ect a com
OF C 0 f i! m E P G E
mittee of its own to confer with
that committee. Messis. H. Rolw ,
rig, Jl, L, H.ugheSi Frank Craw-, '
ford and T. Brandt were named
on the committee, and a recess' of
fiye minutes was taken in order
that the ioint committee micrht
r.... i ii
Uppn the return of .the commit-., .
tee it sumnuieu tne name 01 u. r;;
R. Isenberg a3 tlie chciceJf6riepre-"-sentative
in the Hawaii Promotion
The new Compensation Lawi
Met Z21), creates what i gener
ally know.il as Workmen's Com
pcusatiun Insurance,' w h i c h
mentis that tlie employer shall pay
vc'dnii;efisation" for every acci
dent, excepting onlyr when caused
bythtemhloye'isi willful llntention
or-hirf'careles$nesB or his 'intoxica
tion. The la' will be administer
(Contiui '-m page 4.)