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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 11. NO. 34.
LIHUE. KAUAI. TERRITORY OF HAWAII. TUESDAY. AUGUST 24, 1915
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Constantinople Gas Fails
Paris The gas supply at Constantinople comes to an end and the
Porte finds more difficulty in securing supplies and munitions for the
Italian ships have been sent to take on troops and sail tor an un
known destination. Conclusion is that they are bound for Turkey.
British submarines continue their activity in Turkish waters.
A German ship with supplies for Turkish troops holding Gallipoli
lines was sunk as was a Turkish
Berlin According to an editorial in the Tages Zeitung, the Ger
man submarines will continue to operate in spite of American threats.
Says America has disregarded Germany's warnings,
'I White River Valley Flood
Little Rock Desperate conditions in the White River Valley due
to the flood. Citizens worked all day and negroes were impressed at
the point of the gun and forced to labor on the embankments but the
levees crumbled and were swept away.'
Frank Movie Suppressed
Atlanta The movie showing Frank's body swaying in the breeze
has been suppressed.
Glove And Garment Makers Return To Work
Chicago The strike of glove and garment makers has been de
Asiatic Cholera In Galicia
Zurich Asiatic cholera which broken out in Galicia has firm hold
on the population and is spreading rapidly.
Desperate Conditions In Mexico City
Washington Desperate conditions are now faced by foreign res
idents in Mexico City. These have been made known by the arrival
of a courier, who brings first direct word from that capital for two
weeks. Deaths occurred from lack of food.
Border remains quiet, Carranza still on the coast.
Sinking Arabic Unwarranted
London An official statement of the sinking of the Arabia, de
clares the act to be unwarranted and without justification.
Neither the Arabic nor the Dunsley were armed.
The submarine was seen by passengers and officers of the Arabic,
- but the number could not be determined. - -
Missing Steamer Thought To Have Foundered
V New Orleans Passengers and crews of the steamer Marowinje,
missing since the hurricane, are believed to have lost their lives dur-
ing the gale.
Sea Wasps Get Credit At Riga
London The gulf of Riga victory was won handily by under
water fleet, operating for the defense Russian coast and harbors, which
aggregation gets credit for the work performed. Many of the sub
marines were of the British navy.
The strongest division of ships which the Kaiser has sent into
action sinco the beginning of the war has been crushed by sea wasps.
Honolulu Hakalau gets permission to tank molasses at Hilo.
Commission will take steps to repair McGregor's Landing from
appropriation of government, in spite of opposition of Maui people.
The Boston murderer, supposedly traced to Kauai, turned out to
be a wine bum.
Japan To Help Allies
Tkio Japan decides to assist Allies systematically particularly
Russia. Probably large amount of munitions will be sent to liurope,
Much war material has already been shipped.
Berlin Bulgaria and Turkey signed a treaty which puts an end
to report that Bulgaria will join Entente Allies. Bulgaria agrees to
remain-neutral, if not more of exchange for free communication to the
sea through Turkey.
Baltic Battle Great Victory
London A Russian official despatch declares the battle in the
Baltic to be a great victory for Russia. Germany defeated in the Riga
battle with the loss of one dreadnaught. two cruisers, eight torpedo
boats. This victory relieves Petrograd of uneasiness over progress of
German campaign through Poland. Russian capital is celebrating.
S. S. Dionied Shelled And Sunk
Queenstown The British liner Dionied was sunk in the war zone
after being chased by two German submarines and shilled for four
hours. The captain, quartermaster, and steward were killed. Two
Englishmen, five Chinese drowned, when small boats were swamped.
Italy's declaration of war on Turkey may influence Roumania
which is now on the brink of joining Entente powers.
Turkish And German Vessels Sunk
Sofia A Turkish collier was sunk by a Britsh submarine, and a
German vessel with munitions also sunk in Sea of Marmora.
Italians Exacuate Peldagosa
Vienna Italians razed and evacuated the fortified town of Pelda
gosa which they occupied.
American Gunboat For Haiti
Washington The American gunboat Annapolis with American
marines left for Haiti. Rebels organizing to attack Americans in that
Villa Mobilizes For Guerrilla
El -Paso General Villa is mobilizing 20,000 soldiers for guerrilla
warfare on Obtegon. He has apparently given up hope of 'defeating
him in a regular campaign.
Honolulu Secretary of the Treasury leaves Washington for Ho
nolulu todav to select a Federal site,
Mary A, Alexander, formerly of Honolulu, is dead on the coast.
. ' E. P. Winters has been rearrested for smuggling.
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On Friday afternoon a number
of Waimea and Makaweli ladies
enjoyed the hospitality of Mrs.
Cunningham. Original guessing
games, cleverly worked out by the
ladies formed a part of the after
Will Continue Operations
Mrs H. E. Banham entertained
Saturday and Monday evenings
with swimming parties at Iloautt
anu.Both occasions proved delight
ful on these warm evenings and
were thoroughly appreciated by
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
One Hundred Delegates From Numerous Civic
Bodies Of The Islands Are Invited To
The Coming Convention At Lihue
Officers Elected For New Year
Many Fine Speeches.
The question of the number of
delegates to be invited from the
other islands to attend the Civic
Convention to be held at Lihue
September 26 and 27 was definite
ly settled by the Chamber of Com
merce last Thursday night, when,
after hearing from its various com
mittees and through discussion,
the decision t o invite an even
hundred, made up as follows, was
reached by a unanimous vote of
Honolulu Ad. Club, 40; do Cham
ber ot Commerce, 20; do. Super
visors, 2; Promotion Commtttee,
2; Commercial Club, 5; Hands A
round Club, 1; Rotary Club, 1;
Trail & Mountain, 1; Terr. Gov
ernment, 5; Hilo Board of Trade,
10; Maui Chamber Commerce, 10;
Kona Improvement Club, 1; Ha
waii Supervisors, 1; Maui Super
The matter of ladies being invit
ed to accompany the delegations
was discussed, but was not favored
on account of the absence of so
many residents from the island
and the probable difficulty of secur
ing sufficient accommodations for
ladies in private homes.
The above schedule, and invita
tion, went forward by Saturday's!
AFTER ft SUSPECT
Big Arthur McDuffie, Honolulu's
chief of detectives, arrived o n
Kauai Friday morning to see a
man thought to be a murderer from
The chiet was after a man calling
himself Yandell, who had arrived
at Honolulu on a recent coast
steamer and had quietly slipped out
to Kauai in the Kinau suspecting
that he might be the murderer.
He had wirelessed Acting Sheriff
Crowell to hold the man, and in
the wireless gave the local officer a
description of certain tatto marks
on the arm of the Boston mur
When Crowell got the message he
sallied forth and picked up a smith,
who tallied with the description,
had the tattoo marks and had come
over on Wvi Kinau, as indicated.
When McDuffie reached Wai
mea, however, he recognized Smith
fifty yards away as being a fami
liar character around Chinatown
of Honolulu and a very old ac
quaintance of the Honolulu police.
Through Smith, however, the
Chief learned about Yandell, who
had come up on the same boat.
The latter was located at Koloa","
where he had been a bum and
more or less of a nuisance for sev
eral days. McDuffie did not arrest
him. as he was still in consider
able doubt about him; but per
suaded the fellow to return t o
Honolulu with him.
McDuffie and Yandell left in
the Kinau Saturday night for the
city, where the suspect will be
The Boston man. whom the
police of the entire country are
looking for, entered the store of a
The annual meeting and banquet
of the Kauai Chamber of Com
merce took place in the dining
room of Hetel Lihue last Thurs
day eviiing, the affair not being
so large nor so "swell" as the one
a year ago (on account of the ab
sence of so many members); but
what was lacking on that account
was more than made up in inter
A splendid orchestra of Hawaii
ans played on the lanai.
The table was arranged in the
shape of a huge "T."
After routine business had been
disposed of, Mr. W. K. Schultze,
of Kekaha, was elected to member
Mr. Donald reported for the
special committee on improvements
to the telephone system of the is
land, and complaints against the
present' service; and remarks on
the subject were made by him. bv
Judge Hofgaard, Mr. Coney, Mi
Farlev, Mr. Broadbent and others.
Then came the presieent's an
nual report, as follows:
The President's Report.
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A Japanese boy named Hide
Ishivama. aged 7, was run over b'y
an automobile on the Kapaia road
at the outskirts of Lihue about
9 30 Wednesday morning, a n d
died before the hospital was reach
ed. The car belongs to K.C. Ahana,
and was being driven bv one Tai
Sam. There were six passengers
aboard, including the driver. The
party had just started from the"
Lihue Coffee Shop, going toward
Kapaia, when the machine ap
proached a waiting auto on the
road and a cart, which it was pre
paring to pass. At that juncture
the little fellow rushed out from
the cane field, among the vehicles,
dodged around the cart and wait
ing auto and ran into the Ahana
When the chaff uer saw the lad
the moving machine was only a
few fet away too close to be
stopped, although every effort was
made to do so. The boy was knock
ed down and a wheel of the big
car passed across his body.
A police officer was in one ot the
cars, and testified before the coro
ner's jurv, as did all of the passen
gers in the machines. The testi
mony was all to the same general
effect, in view of which the jury
returned a verdict, the closing sen
tence being as follows: "It was
an unavoidable accident."
The car which killed the boy
had hardly gotten fully under way
'when the accident occurred, and
was running at about half speed.
merchant named Cohen and mur
dered him in cold blood, after
which he disappeared,
mail to the
For the past week, one hundred
million gallons of water have been
flowing daily through the excel
lent inigating system now com
pleted by the Lihue Plantation.
The formal opening was held
last week, when President Iscn
bcr turned the clock which open
ed the system.
With Mr. Isenberg were Mr.
Weber, Mr. Croppand Mr. Robert
son, all of whom are interested in
the completion of this latest irriga
Kauai now holds the recotd for
possessing one of the longest com
pleted tunnels in the Territory,
which forms the mam part of the
system, lhis tunnel extends five
thousand nine hundred and twenty-
six teet thiough t h e dividing
range between Kilohana and Koloa.
The foresight of the Plantation has
never been more strikingly dis
played than in the selection of the
location of this tunnel. In a little
over a mile, the necessary slops
for the water has been obtained,
ten miles of the practically level
country having been cut off; which
long course would have had to be
used, had the tunnel not been con
structed. (memorial service
A special service in memory of
the late Hon, Jacob Hardy was
held at the Lihue Union church on
Sunday last. Rev. 1. M. Lydgate
in charge By special invitation
the Hawaiian Congregation parti
cipated in the service. Mr. J. K.
Lota acting pastor representing
that congregation, in addition to
which they contributed most ac
ceptably to the music.
The main address was made 1 y
Mr. Lydgate, who spoke in part
Strong personality is a compli
cated matter. It is somewhat like
a cable, it is made up ot inanv
strands that twine in and through
one-auother so that it is difficult to
sort them out and tell specifically
just where the strength lies, or to
varv the figure it is like a strong
face, where it is difficult to tell
which is the dominating feature
which gives the strength.
Accordingly the interpretation
of the character and personality
of Judge Hardy which I give, bas
ed on a more or less intimate re
lation of nearly 20 years, is vet
tentative and inadequate.
To mv mind the out standing
quality which dominat'S all others,
is that of absolute Integrity. His
character suggests to me the quali
ties of the old colonial type of
architecture, simple, massive, solid,
durable There is another type of
character as well as architecture,
widely prevalent i u these days
which tends to the ornate, runs
to ginger bread work. A type that
is ornate at the expense of solidity.
By and bye the ornate wears off
leaving poverty and shabbiness be
hind it. Some o f these ornate
houses are hard to live in, com
forts and conveniences are sacri
ficed to looks. So some ornate peo
ple are hard to live with. Very
charming on first acquaintance,
but very tiresome on more intimate
And these qualities of character
bear all the significance that the
figure suggests. The absolutely
essential tking about a house is
the fiame-work, the solid, simple,
substantance of the house. The
The whole system includes four
miles of waterway.
Starting at the intake at the
Waiaei river, the water flows into
j the Kahulti stream from which it
enters the part of the system in
cluding twelve thousand feet of
tunneling, eight hundred feet of
fiuming. The remainder being
composed of open irrigation ditch
es. The "jvstcm eiids at the Kuia
stream from which the water can
be sent to the Lihue, Grove Farm,
Koloa, and McBrvde Plantations.
There are nine tunnels altogether,
ranging from two hundred and
twenty five feel to the longest one
The construction has been going
on for one year and eight months
under the efficient direction o f
Mr. J. L. Robertson.
The substantial concrete founda
tion piers and fiuming heads with
redwood boxes are of a very high
order, and the 50 bv 20 foot wires
for measuring the water are un
Koloa Plantation will be bene
fited enormously bv the new sys
tem, it having been primarily con
structed for its irrigation. Other
sections of the island will also de
ornaments, the cornices, mould
ings, brackets, etc , may, he moie
showy, but what good are they if1
the frame is defective and goes to
The late Judge Jacob Hardy sug
gests the dignity, solidity and effi
ciency of such an old time colonial
residence. With him righteous
ness was the main issue rf life, the
very frame-work of the building
and all these other things, the
amenities of life, honor, lespect,
success, comfort, were the orna
ments, the finishings, very good,
very desirable, but secondary.
The first question in regard to
every issue was the m?ral one ot
right and wrong, and that question
must be settled with the utmost
care, but when once settled there
was no vacillation or indifference
ol execution. He was unswerv
ing in his fidelity to his convic
tions. No desire for applause, or
advancement, o r social promi
nence, and surely no desire for
material advantage warpid him in
the least from the direct path of
the right as he saw it.
(Continued on page 4.)
The Wests To Leave
Dr, West and family, of Maka
weli, will leave next week for their
former home in the east and will
probably not return to the Islands.
Dr. West's father, it will be re
called, died a short time ago, mak
ing it necessary for the former to
return east for an indefinite period
on business in connection with the
estate; and he has decided to re
main there. Dr. West is leaving
Makaweli under a three month's
leave of absence, but before sailing
he will recommend that a perma
nent successor be selected.
Mrs. B. D. Baldwin entertained
delightfully last Thursday after
noon with a farewell tea. It w: s
an outdoor affair being held in the
dainty summer house in the gar
den of her home.
Big Picture Features
Fddie Fernandez will display the
Congressional party pictures i n
Hale Ilooni September 2, and on
the evenings of September 3 and 4
will exhibit the kinetophone, or
talking pictures. Advt,