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THE GADEN ISLAND. TUESDAY, JULY 27, 1915.
THE GARDEN ISLAND
Issued Ever; Tuesday Morning
Luther Dermont Timmons
FINED $400 FOR
The Civic Convention
It is, indeed, pleasing to note the enthusiasm with which the
Chamber of Commerce is taking hold of the problem of arranging for
the entertainment of the Civic Convention in September. Although
the time is yet a good way off, the plans are well advanced certainly
the Kround work of preparation has been quite successfully laid. This
has nil been done (and is being done) in the face of one great handi
cap, too the fact that so many are this Summer absent from the is
land, either attending the fair at San Francisco, travelling or other
wise spending the quiet months elsewhere.
There are some committees, however, which have not kept up
with the others; and their work should be gotten under way at once.
Evtfy committee (with the possible exception of that of finance)
should be able to report its complete plans at the annual meeting of
the Chamber on the evening of August 19, and in order to do that a
great deal of intelligent activity must be in evidence in the next three
The Civic Convention this year will be the greatest of all. in some
of the most important respects. Honolulu and the other islands are
already preparing for it, with that very idea in mind. The Chamber
of Commerce generally is alive to the situation, and what is now want
ed is that the enthusiasm in the work -f preparation shall spread to
the general public, to the end that Kauai's Civic Convention may be
an affair long to be remembeted.
Our esteemed friend the Honolulu Advertiser would have the
pineapple canners assist the growers in the mooted project of market
ing fresh pines on the mainland, suggesting that the latter scheme, yif
successfully carried through, mav prove an advertisement tor Hawaii'
an pineapples eenerallv and consequently of value to the packers
Well, maybe so; but we have our "doots." Fresh pineapples could
hi. ulaced on the market for short seasons only in a year. The effect
might be all right, and it might also result in dissatisfaction with the
canned product, which now enjoys a most excellent reputation. We
would like to see the experiment of shipping fresh pines to the
mainland tried out, but on a small scale at first, careful note being
taken of the effect. Certainly we cannot, at this stage of the game.
do anything that might impair the demand for canned pineapples.
J. A. Palmer, formerly of Kauai and now of Honolulu, has just
caused to be published a new Courtland tiuide a book ot mtornia
tion for visitors to the Islands, which for completeness of detail, con
venience and attractiveness is not excelled by any curreat literature,
of the class, with which we art familiar. Several pages are given to
Kauai, the matter being prepared by Mr. Lydzate and Mr. Palmer
Thi? work is gratuitous on the part of Mr. Palmer, although as the
booklet is gotten out at considerable experse and" has attained a very
wide circulation on the mainland it would be a fine thing if Kauai,
acting, perhaps, through the Chamber of Commerce, could do some
thing to relieve Mr. Palmer of a small part of the financial strain to
which he is put in his very beautiful and attractive promotion idea.
We view with favor the plan to organize a Kanai insurance com
pany for the purpose of carrying local risks. Such an institution
would relieve large corporations of carrying their own risks and
would keep the money of small concerns and individuals, paid out in
piemiums, at home. There is no reason that we know of why Kauai
should not take care of herself in this entire matter, and we are pleased
to note that the project bears promise of successful adjustment in the
very near future.
Dionicio Yillamor, one of the
men charged with maliciously set
ting fire to a field of cane at Ma
k a weli, was convicted as charged
by a jury in the Circuit Court.
udge Dickey imposed a fine of
$40 ) and costs of $15.
This sentence meant, of course,
that the man will work out the
amount for the county at $1 per
day, as he is without means. He
has already joined the road gang
Gregoria Dorati and Guilhermo
Motenso, two men charged with
Villamor for the same offense, will
be tried at the end of the term, for
the reason that the present jury
which heard the Villamor case is,
on that accdunt, disqualified in the
other cases and a new venire of
jurymen will have to be obtained.
The man Villamor and other
Filipinoes were discharged from
Makaweli plantation and ordered
ff of the place. They ' returned
later, however, to the camp where
they have been living and were
ejected by the police. In retalia
tion, it is charged, they set fire to
field of cane, calling out the en
tire neighborhood to check the
flames and causing much annoyance
Civic righteousness, the subject tentatively chosen for the com
ing Civic Convention, to be held in Lihue September 26 and 27,
sounds well, but there is also a certain vagueness about it. However,
Kauai has every confidence in its program committee, and that com
mittee promises that argument of the most intensely interesting and
instructive character will be developed from the subject which has
been put forward. That being so, we say kokua." ' Civic Right
eousness" it shall be.
The land for the site of the tuberculosis home and farm, near Ka
paa. has been officially set aside by the Governor, so probably the last
bridge has now been crossed and that important institution will be an
assured fact in the not far distant future. The institution should
aid greatlv in the fight Kauai is making to drive tuberculosis from this
beautiful island, and we hope that public sentiment may be solidly in
Speaking op bartlett, it is passing strange that the Honolulu
police so frequently fail to discover that a man is badly wanted until
a,ter he has taken his departure and is safelv in unknown parts. One
would think that with the cloud which hung over the Bartlett neigh-
oornooa ior several montns, tne ponce wouia nave uiscoverea means
of detaining the man in the Islands until the matter had bten cleared
The wireless news of last Thursday afternoon to the effect that
115 new merchant vessels were being built at the present time in the
United States indicates that America is making at least some prepara
tion to taxe care or ner own commerce, ravorame snipping laws a
this-time might turn the desired trick.
In the case of the three Filipinos charged with the horribl
crimes in Kalihiwai valley, Justice has been speedy and has scored
bull s eye. No one will regret the fate of the fiends on the gal
lows. Hanging is too good for them.
The English, German, trench and Russian fleets, except for
operations at the Dardanelles, have been lost for many months, and
now we have Turkish-German soldiers calmly proceeding on trans
ports across the Mediterranean to Tripoli, in north Africa, Where
is the Italian fleet? Lost, also?
Dr. W adman Mas stirred up a hornet s nest by criticizing the
liquor system of the island of Maui. By the way, we would feel much
interested if Dr. Wadman would turn his searchlight over in thedirec
tion ot kohala, Hawaii, and tell us in his inimitable way what
Kauai's tourists of late have, as a rule, been of that nmr
less uninteresting type which, after the "glad-hand" has been liberal
ly extended, pull-out huge packages of bum oil or mining stocks which
they wish to accommodate you with at a discount of ninety-nine per
cent or so.
The Russians are trying to adopt the method of Napoleon's day
of devastating the pathway of the enemy. Napoleon's march into Rus
sia, however, was attempted in the winter, and the intense cold had
most to do in bringing disaster to his splendid army.
Departed For City
The Kiuau took a large number
of passengers to Honolulu Satur
day night, the following being In
Master M. Schletnmer, Mrs. K.
Hulihu, Miss T. Kawelo, Miss M.
Ellis. Mrs. Chas. Kort, W. A
Brvan, Mrs. W. A. Bryan, Leon
Quonsoii, Chop Chung, Ah Sing,
Lee Wah Chung, James Wallace,
Mrs. W. H. Rice. Jr.. Paul Rice
Mr. Ardvade, A. L. C. Atkinson,
A. Irwin. J. W. Neal, W. Neal,
Emma C. Wagner, J. Bates, Rev
A. Ohye, J. Takedo, Mrs. Brown,
Mrs. A. Kulhman. E. Manase, J.
F. C. Hagens, A. S Wilcox, Mrs
A. S. Wilcox, A. Souza, W. H
Rice, Mrs. W. H. Rice, Miss Ke-
alaula. Mrs. R. L. Wilcox. C. H,
Cooke, Mrs. C. H. Cooke, Miss D.
Cooke. Miss M. Cooke, Miss A
Cooke. H. W. Kennedy, H. E
Newton, A. 1. D, Evans. H. P
Fave, Mrs. H. P. 'Faye, A. D
Faye. Miss Isabel Faye, Miss Ida
Faye, Miss Margaret Faye, Master
E.Faye, Master Alaw Faye, Master
Alex Faye, James Achuck, Miss
M..M. Cooke, E. McFie, Miss
Paris, R. Dias, Wra. Hookauo,
Father Emil.G. P. Kamauoha.Rev,
(Continued from page 1.)
The decision was reached that
the seven laterals to this subject
should be handled by seven speak
erstwo from Hawaii, one from
Maui, two fiom Oahu and one from
Of course in addition to this fea
ture ol th e literary committee,
there will be reports and the usual
other business of the Convention,
besides a lot of new business.
Tne literary program committee
was of the opinion that the con
vention should proceed at once to
business on the first day, despite
the fact that it is Sunday. They
favor starting work at 9 A. M.,
perfecting organization and getting
through with as much woik as
possible bv 1 P M., adjourning
then for lanch. The afternoon
would be devoted to sight seeing
and then there would be a recep
tion session in the eveuing. Mon
day morning would be given to
business, the afternoon to sight
seeing and entertainments of va
rious sorts, and Monday evening
to a public reception and final
"jollification" prior to the depart
ure of the excursion steamer.
In a few days an executive com
mittee will likely be appointed,
composed of the chairmen of all
the other committees; the duty of
which will be to bring together
the work of the various commit
tees and properly weld them at the
points of contact, in order that
there may be a circle of harmony,
so to speak. The work of this
committee will be independent of
that of the general committee.
which has in hand the larger work
of general supervision. 1
Altogether the work of prepara
tion for the big event i coming
along most satisfactorily.
Frank Hurley, the contractor on
the new Waimea breakwater, ar
rived at Waimea Wednesday morn'
The August meefing of the Ka
uai Board of Supervisors will be
held Wednesday morning, next
Dr, Derby has returned to Lihue,
after a professional visit of two
weeks in Kilauea.
A man who understands yard
work and care of auto. Also woman
for housework and 'ooking.who
speaks English; references. Address
FRIDAY S WIRELESS
IF KAUAI people Keep on leaving tor tne exposition and on van
ous suaimer trips we will soon not have a quorum present for the
Why is Huerta so anxious to get back into Mexico anyhow?
few months ago he was prettv speedy in getting out of there.
Sugar, 4.88. .
Honolulu The British cable ship Mrathcona has been lost on
shoals in the South Pacific, is the word brought by the steamer Nia
gara, which arrived yesterday from the Colonies. Eight men in a boat
were picked up by the cable ship Ins.
The roof of the National Guard armory has been declared safe
Sagging in the roof can be easily repaired.
The Bar Association favors the reappointment of Robertson to
Supreme bench and Stainback to succeed Whitney.
London No serious breach has yet been made in the inner line of
the defenses of Warsaw.
On the south the Russians are falling back from the drives of von
The Teuton advance is temporarily checked.
Berlin claims gains in the Baltic provinces where the Russians are
falling back before the German advance upon Riga.
The Russians have assumed new tactics.
Washington The admistration will wait to see what reception its
latest note will have in Germany before proceeding further. In the
meanwhile if another attack be made on a vessel causing the loss of
American life or property, a special session of Congress will be called
for the purpose of taking action.
The next step following the note to Germany will be taking up of
Great Britain's Orders in Council. Protests have been prepared reiter
ating the contention that the United States cannot be bound by emer
gency orders, and that international law must govern.
Berlin Germany has an abundance of raw materials with which
to carrv on the war. Captures of Russian machine gun since the war
began number 25.000.
Paris Heavy fighting in Alsace, The French have met with sue
cesses there, making gains which about offset those made by the Crown
London Further gains have been made by the Allies on the Gal
Philadelphia Wannamaker, the multi-millionaire, has a plan by
which America would buy the kingdom of Belgian for one hundred
billion dollars, furnished by American merchants and loaned to the
United States government without interest, the country thereupon to
be restored to the Belgians.
A new assault on Turkish fortresses was ordered by the French
war office yesterday.
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