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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 11. NO. 35.
LIHUE, KAUAI. TERRITORY OF HAWAII. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 21, 1915
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FINISHING TOUCHES PUT
A the end of last week, yester
day and today the committees of
the Kauai Chamber of Commerce
have put what may be termed the
main "finishing touches" on the
Civic Convention program. All of
the money required for absolutely
smooth sailing is not yet in hand,
but is in sight; nor arc there quite
enough accommodations and auto
mobiles to meet the requirements
and desires of that committee. At
aiiy rate, however, the committees
X so "near the line" thut they
are not retting any.
The landing will be made at
Nawiliwili, unless the weather
should be such as to make Ahuki
ni or some other place more desira
ble. Nawiliwili is preferred on ac
count of it being closer to Lihue
and, moreover, there is more room
for the manipulation of automo
biles. THE MORNING BREAKFAST.
There will be no general break
fast Sunday morning as had been
at first planned. On the other
hand, everybody will turn out at
Nawiliwili landing to welcome the
Comes After Witnesses
Deputy U. S. Marshal Heine ar
rived on Kauai Friday morning to
subpoena witnesses i n a matter
which is being investigated by the
X Federal Grand Jury at Honolulu.
All of the subpoenas were served
in the Kalaheo neighborhood. The
case itself is still on the secret" file.
Manager Myers Away
Manager J. R. Myers and wife,
of Kilauea, sailed in the Kinau
Saturday evening for Honolulu
and the coast where they will tour
for three or four months. Their
headquarters while away will be
at San Francisco.
Wedding At Kapaa
Joe Correa, one of the success
ful young homesteaders of Kapaa,
and Miss Veveiros, daughter of
John Veveiros, Sr., section luna,"
were married Sunday in the Ka
paa Catholic church, a reception
being held afterward at the resi
dence of the biide's parents.
k The Public Invited
The gencreral public is invited
to attend the open sessions of the;
Civic Convention. On account of
limited room, however, other ses
sions will be confined to members
of the various civic bodies and per
sons to whom invitations have been
- A Baby Christened
There was an interesting christ
ening cermony at Lihue Union
church Sunday morning, the cen
tral figure in which was the baby
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
H. Wilcox. The little miss re
ceived the name of Margaret Lois.
Committees To Meet
i A meeting of all the members of
7the various Civic Convention com
mittees will be held at the county
building, Lihue, at 3 o'clock to
Robert Fountain, of Lihue. went
to Honolulu Friday evening on ac
count of the death of Mrs. Spitz,
a near reht've.
excursion party Hosts will be
there and at once take charge of
their guests and conduct them to
breakfast. Guests assigned to
towns other than Lihue and those
assigned to the hotels will be tak
en to Hotel Lihue for breakfast,
From that point the program
will be followed until 12:30 when
the entire party will be taken to
Niumalu for luncheon, provided
the weather is favorable: and if
the weather is not so, luncheon
will be served a t Lihue Social
All meetings will be held at Li
hue Social Hall, except for the
session Monday afterii'on, when
it will be necessary to prepare in
that hall for the banquec that eve
ning. Monday afternoon's session
was originally set for Hale Hooni
theater, but Mr. Lydgate has sug
gested that Lihue Union church
be used instead, and nicst of the
committeemen have already fallen
in with this idea.
Tht program as it now stands
is as follows:
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President Avery, of the Kauai
Chamber of Commerce, is at work
upon the standing committees of
the Chamber for the new year, and
will announce the names in the
near future. A number of new
committees will be provided for in
proposed amendments to the by
laws which will come up for ap
proval at the next regular meeting.
Kinau Out Friday
On account of having to return
with the Civic Convention party
Sunday morning, the Kinau will
sail Friday afternoon for Hono
lulu. It is expected that the W.
G, Hall will be held to take the
mails down Saturday night.
Dr. Hofmann Better
Dr. Hofmann, of Kcalia, who
broke an arm while attempting to
crank his automobile, is getting in
fair shape and expects soon to have
the use of the injured member
A number of cane contracts en
tered into between homesteaders
above Kapahi and the Lihue Plan
tation Company have been cancel
led on account of uncertainty of a
railroad to that locality. Some of
the homesteaders affected have
signed contracts with the Makee
Banana Thieves Arrested
Two Filipinoes are under arrest
at Waimea on Uncharge of steal
ing thirteen bunches of bananas
from the field of a Chinaman at
Kopke At Kealia, Kauai, Sun
day, September 19, 1915, to Mr.
and Mrs. Ernest W. Kopke, a
Mr. Isenberg Coming
Paul Isenberg will come to Li
hue in advance of the Civic Con
vention to assist in arrangements
for the big pirty.
Main Pulei, a well known Ha
waiian police officer of the Ha
nalei district, died at 11 o'clock
Saturd-iy morning after an illness
of nearly two years, aged about
60. The funeral took place Sun
day afternoon at 4 o'clock, being
attended by a large number of
friends, interment being in the
cemetery at Waiuiha.
Deceased left a wife and nine
children living. He had 17 child
ren, but had lost eight of them.
Besides being a police officer,
Pulei was in charge of the Ahu
puaa of Lumahai, except the rice
lands, the nroperty belonging to
the Liliuokalani Trust,
A meeting was held at Waimea
on Sunday at which further ar
rangements were made for the
coming challengecup tournament.
Messrs. W. H. Grote and A. G.
Hime acted as chairman and sec
retaiv of the meeting the minutes
of which declare that all entries
for the tournament must be sent
in writing to A. G, Hime of Keka
ha or H. Vincent of Lihue, not
later than Saturday, October 9th.
Drawing-for order of play will
be mode on Sunday, October 10th.
at 3:00 o'clock p. tn.,on the Lihue
Tennis Club's courts.
The opening match will take
place the following Sunday.
Further arrangements are left ,to
the Cup Committee, to be deter
mined at the time drawings are
Writing to a representative of
the Cup Committee recently, Mes
srs. Wall & Dougherty stated that
a handsome trophy had been select
ed, and is undergoing engraving.
Conditions of the tournament are
left practically entirely to the local
committee. The cup is expected
to arrive shortly and will be placed
An entrance fee of $2.00 per
team will be made to defray ex
penses, Practice is now in order,
for the time is short,
The Lihue Band will give its
regular monthly concert at the Li
hue park o n Saturday evening,
Sept. 25th., at 8:00 o'clock,
1. March "For the Nation's
Honor" C, Friedemann.
2. Interemczzo "La Rose"Emil
3. Waltz "Daughter of Love"
C. W. Bennet.
4. March... "Conclave". F. H.
5. Overture... "Vanessa". .F. J.
6. Baracole.."ln a Gondola".. F.
7. Ancient Air "La Cinquan-
8. Finale."Gippsland". Lithgow.
The Star-Spangled Banner.
J. A. Souza,
Antone Souza, arrested last week
on the charge of driving an auto
without a tail light, failed to ap
pear in court and forfeitted bail in
th? sum of ?'0.
. SPITZ DIES
SUDDENLY IN CITY
Mrs. C. W. Spitz ditd unexpect
edly in a santariuin in Honolulu
1-ist Thursday evening. Mr. Spitz,
considering her in no danger, had
left tlie same afternoon for Kauai,
and the following morning lecciv
ed a wireless announcing her death.
Mr. Spitz, Robert Fountain and
other relations went to the city in
the W. G Hall Friday night to at
tend the funeral, which took place
from the Townsend undertaking
parlors Sunday afternoon. Inter
ment was at Honolulu.
SCHOOL ROLLS ARE
LARGER ALL OVER
There are gains in attendance in
practically all schools of Kauai for
the first week of the new term over
the figures for the first week of
last year, the enrollments so far be
ing as follows: Niihau, 45; Mann,
35; Kekaha, 182; Wnimea, 446;Ma
kaweli, 205; Eleele. 471; Kalaheo,
201; Koloa, 405; Huleia, 65; Li
hue, 492; Kauai High School, 53;
Hanamaulu. 255; Wailua, 23; Ka
pahi. 23; Kapaa. 532; Anahola,
61; Koolau, 58; Kilauea, 211; Ha
ualei. 103; Haena, 38.
The superintendent writes that
he wishes the Board of Supervisors
to erect a building at the Kapaa
school for the class in cooking,
which will probably be done.
Since the opening of the schools
a week ago yesterday the supervi
sing principal, Mr, Brodie, has vis
ited all of the schools except Nii
hau and expresses himself as high
ly pleased with the start made.
Additional names of delegates to
the Civic Convention arrived in
the mail this morning; also the in
formation that the Hawaiian band
will come, 38 pieces strong. The
expenses of the latter will be paid
bv the Honolulu Chamber of Com
merce, if desired, but it will be
necessary to find places for them
to stay at n it'll t, The band pro
poses to give concerts here, and
particularly one Sunday afternoon
in Lihue park,
A letter from the mayor states
that Supervisors Arnold and Hol
linger have been named to repre
sent the county.
. Secretary Frazier sends in the
following list of delegates from the
Ad. Club, although he calls atten
tion to the fact that it is incom
plete and that others will be along
Mr. and Mrs Noggle. Mr. and
Mrs. J. Mort Riggs, Mr. and Mrs.
C. R. Frazier. A. R. Cunha, A.
E. Larimer, Tom Sharp, A. E.
Lambert, C. B. Gage. Frank Can
non. Neil Slattery. W. H. Hutton,
Chas. F. Loomis, Lloyd R. Kill
am, A. F. K. Yap, II. Koyashu
(Yokohama Specie Bank), A. A.
Durant, E. F. Melanphy.
Secretary Brown, of the Hono
lulu Chamber of Commerce, gives
the following as the list of the
delegates from his organization, ns
far as he has it:
Fred L. Waldron, President
of the Chamber of Commerce of
Raymond C. Brown. Setretaiy
of the Chamber of Commerce tf
New York Representative Hay, of Virginia, chairman of the
House committee on military affairs, long one of bitter opponents of
better preparedness, for war, has capitulated to the protectontsls.
German Invasion Of Serbia
London A German invasion of Serbia, to relieve Constantinople,
seems likely. The Germans have silencrd Serbian bitterns across the
Danube on the Austrian border.
Politics In Panama
General Goethcls said yesterday that the Panama canal would
never come up to expectations unless the zone were kept clear of. poli
tics. Injured In Train Wreck
Chicapm Three Dersons were fatally injured and fifteen hurt as
the result of a crash on the Chicago, Burlington & Quinfcy railroad
Activity In War Zone
London There is renewed activity along the western front. The
British fleet has again begun the bombardment of German positions in
Belgium. Heavy exchange ot artillery along the entire front reported
continous rather than spasmodic.
Report from Paris says an aeroplane squadron blew up the enemy's
Senator Shepherd Talks
El Paso Senator Shepherd, of Texas, says the time has arr'ved
when the United States must intervene and restore peace in Mexico
and American rights be protected.
Yon Bissing Missing
London Baron von Bissing, half brother of the German military
governor of Belgium, has been mysteriously spirited from his magnifi
cent home at Islington.
Eruptions Of Volcanoes
Paris Eruptions are taking place of the three great Italian volca
noes, Vesuvius, Aetna and Stromboli.
Investigation Of Letter
New York Investigation has begun in New York to learn who
gave out the letter of the Austrian Ambassador for publication in
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F O. Boyer, Dearborn Drug Co.;
A. L. Castle, Castle and With
ington; A. F. Clark, Hustace Peck and
J. D. Dole, Hawaiian Pineapple
C. du Roi. B. F. Ehlers and Co.;
Alexander II. Ford, Mid Pacific
M. M. Johnson, Wichnian and
James A. Kennedy, I. I. S. N.
J. D. Mclncrny, Mclnerny Co.
B. E. Noble, Sachs Dry Goods
S. S. Paxson, Schuman Carriage
R. W. Perkins. Photographer;
T. II . Petrie. Castle and Cooke;
W. O. Smith, Smith. Warren and
J, E. Boyle, Paradise of the Pa
cific; Win. Thompson, Commission
J. M. Young, College of Hawaii;
J. P. Madieros, Ideal Clothing
Regatta Day Races
Following are the results of the
races last Saturday in Honolulu
I Senior six-oared barge race
First: Healanis; time, 14:10 sec
ond: Myrtles; time, 14:30; third:
Honolulu1?; time. 14:50.
2 Twelve-oared naval cutter
race First: U. S. S. Alert; time,
13:19; second U. S. C. G. C. The
tis; time, 13:20.
3 Senior scull race First: Myr
tle (Grimshawl; time, 2:37; sec
ond: Healani (Fuller); time, 2:38.
4 Freshman sixoared barge
race First: Healanis; time, 10"53;
second: Myrtle; time, 11:15; third:
Houolulus; time, 12:20,
5 Four-oared steamer boat race
First. U. S. S. Major Samuel
Ringgold; time, 8:10; second: U.
S. S. Columbine; lime, 8.38. U.S.
S. Alert and Fort Armstrong also
6 Rub race Called off.
7 Junior 'v-oa-od barge race
First: Myrtles; time, 11:02 4-5;
third: Honolulus; time, 11:1.1.
8 Senior pair-oared barge race
Firsf Myrtle; time, 1:26; sec
ond: Healani; time, 11:114.-5;
third: Myrtle; lime, 1:32.
9 Four paddle canoe race
First: Maikai fine; second: Lana
kila; third; Makalii. No time tak
en. 10 Sailing race for ship boats
First: Hermes, No. 2; second:
Hermes, No. 1.
11 Junior scull race First: He-
jalani (Cunha'); time, 2:38 4-5; sec-
lond: Myrtle (Hough); time, 2:48-
12 Junior pair-oared barge race
First: Myrtle, time, 1:38; second:
Myrtle; time, 1:40; third: Healani;
13 Six-oared barge race for
boys under seventeen First: Hea
lani; time, 2:20 4-5; second: Myr
tles; time, 2:23 4-5.
14 Special six-oared barge race
First: City and County crew;
time, 2:28 1-5; second: Territorial
crew, time, 2:39 1-5.
Judges V. V. King, J, A. Balch
and George Turner.
Starter Leslie Scott.
Timekeepers W. P. Drake, Ben
Hollinger and Chas. K. Stillmaiij
Clerk of Course Eben P. Low.
Assist, clerk of course Lorrin
Recorder B. H. Howland.
Regatta Committee Ray B. Rei
tow, E. J. Hardesty and B. E.
BALDWIN JOHNSTON In
San Francisco, California, Septem
ber 7. 1915, Douglas Baldwin, of
Makaweli, Kauai, and Miss Ruth
Johnston, formerly of Honolulu.
Korean Assault Case
A Korean assult case took up
most of the time in Judge Dole's
court, yesterday, the matter hav
ing originated in Kapaia. Kum
Woon Sung, charged with an ag
gravated assault on a fellow coun
tryman named Kim Du Yung was
fined $25 and costs, -and en failing
to ray the same was sent to jail.