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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL 11. NO. 37.
LIME, KAUAI. TERRITORY OF HAWAII. TUESDAY. OCTOBER 5, 1915
SUBSCRIPTION RATES. $2.50 PER YEAR 5 COTS ER CO:Y
SHERIFF RICE IN
Sheriff Rice met with an auto
accident last Friday near the turn
on the Lihue side of Koloa, which
has been the scene of so many road
He was driving along at a moder
ate speed, but on rounding a turn
in ths highway, came squarely up
a&i'hist a large truck. In endeav
oring to avoid a collision he ran
his machine into the grass at the
side of the road. There proved to
be a ditch beneath the grass and
shrubbery, however, and the ma
clue went down, breaking a fend
er and causing other minor injur
ies, No one was really to blame for
the accident, the fault lying prin
cipally with the road.
The Chas. Rices Leave
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. A. Rice left
in the Kinau Saturday afternoon
for Honolulu and the Coast. They
will visit the exposition and their
daughters, who are at school in
Berkeley, and will arrive back
home about the last of December.
A meeting of the chairmen of
all the committees having to do
with, the late Givic Convention
will be held in the district court
room at the County Building at 3
ff piock this afternoon. The officers
of flbe Chamber (president, vice
president, secretary and treasurer)
will also be present. At the meet
ing the financial and other affairs
of the Convention will be straight
Mr. Raymond On Kauai
Gecige S. Raymond. Territorial
school inspector, arrived at Wai
mea last Wednesday morning and
during the ensuing few days com
pleted n tour of all the schools of
the island, He was accompanied
in his travels by Supervising Prin
Supervisors To Meet
A meeting of the Board of Sup
ervisors will b e held tomorrow
morning. In the absence of Chair
man Wishard and Mr. Menefoglio
o St ht Coast, there will be only
tuTee members present Messrs.
McBryde, Brandt and Rodrigues,
Mr. McBryde will preside.
A big Christmas edition of The
Gardkn Island will be issued
December 21. All Kauai people
will remember the beautiful mini
' ber gotten out at Christmas time
last year. The forthcoming Christ
inas edition will b e even more
beautiful, more desirable as a sou
' venir of Kauai and more valuable
for permanent reference. Friends
wishing large numbers of copies of
this edition would confer a favor
by sending their orders t o the
business office of Tint Gardun Is
land without delay, for upon these
advance orders will depend to some
extent the number to be printed.
Mails That Failed
Thither the Niihau, atriving at
Wahnea Sunday morning, nor the
TV-ran. reaching Port Allen Mon-
Aav morning, brought mail for the
Lihue side of the island much to
the disappointment of many people
IRE KOLOA JUDGE
Ten Taparese were arrested in
Lawai damp Saturday night for
gambling, and put up $10 bail each,
VVhtn the case was called in the
Koloa court yesterday morning not
a man showed up and the entire
bail of $100 was declared forfeited,
Dairela, while intoxicated, vis
ited the house of Antone Costa
and assaulted that party. In court
yesterday he was reprimanded and
assessed the costs of court, amount
ing to $2.
Two Filipinos started a fight in
the Koloa Plantation store, and
one gave the other a black eve.
The injured man went outside and
waited for his assailant, and when
the latter appeared returned the
compliment by giving him also a
darkened optic. The court felt
that as the honors of the battle
field were ahout even, both men
should go with a reprimand.
Additional extra dividends,
amounting to 3 per, cent, on each
occasion, are being paid by the
Kekaha Sugar Company, the first
being distributed on October 1 and
the second to be paid December 1.
The total of those additional divi
dends will be $90,000.
Buchholtz Leaves Kilauea
George Buchholtz, for a long
while time-keeper at Kilauen
plantation, x has resigned and he
and his wife left Saturday after
noon for Honolulu. Mr. Buch
holtz will probably be located in
future on Oahu.
Mrs, Sarah Deverill has been ap
pointed an officer of the juvenile
court for the district of Hanalei,
and D. Wm. Dean for the district
Judge Hardy's Estate
In the matter of the estate of the
late Jacob Hardy, D. Wm. Dean
was on Saturday appointed admin
istrator under a bond of $6,000.
The estate is valued at $7,300.
Boles Home Tomorrow
Mr, and Mrs. J, H. Bole will re
turn to their Eleele home tomor
row from the San Francisco fair.
They have been away about two
The Baldwins Returning
Douglas Baldwin and bride will
arrive at Makaweli tomorrow morn
ing. Numerous' functions in their
honor have been planned.
Gamblers Forfeit Bail
Six Japanese and two Porto Ri
cans were caught at Ilalehaka Sa
turday night playing a game known
as "7-11." They had money and
deposited $5 each in lieu of spend
ing Sunday i n jail. Yesterday
morning not one of them appeared
in court, however, so all of the
money was declared forfeited.
A Surfing Party
The school teachers of Makawe
li gave a very successful bathing
party a t Makaweli landing last
Thursday evening, about twenty
youug people attending. All re-
I pott having had a jolly, good time.
TODAY'S AND LATEST
NEWS BY WIRELESS
Honolulu Walter Drake may
ing agent for the countv.
A woman in Manoa jumped
from a burglar and was uninjured.
The Grand Jury, in special session, has voted a true bill against
some person, believed to be Hoogs, former teller of the Bank of Ha
waii. Beet Seed Proposition
Salt Lake Citv The conditions under which Germany will allow
tne exportation ot beet seed tor American planting tor next year was
submitted at a meeting of United States sugar manufacturers today and
was received with a degree of consternation. It is plain that the terms
cannot be complied with.
Germany agrees to permit the export of the seed required but
only on condition that the United States arrange for the shipment of
$850,000 of foodstuffs to Germany in exchange,
Inasmuch as this condition will be impossible of accomplishment,
it seems likely that beet sowing in the United States will be reduced
by one half next year.
Canal Out Of Commission
Washington Fresh slides continue in the Culebra cut and the
Panama Canal is put out of commission for this month.
Monarchy Or Republic
Peking The question of whether China will be a monarchy or a
republic will be submitted to a vote of the people.
Objects To Atrocities
Washington The American Ambassador to Constantinople has
been instructed by the State Department to inform Turkey that public
sentiment in America is against Turkish atrocities on Armenians, and
that feeling is such that friendly relations between the two' govern
ments is endangered. No threats of severance of diplomatic relations
Minneapolis Stays Wet
Minneapolis This city has voted against prohibition.
Losses Of Allies Great
Berlin Despatches received from the front state that the losses of
the Allies is so great that "it is not believed auv fresh offensive will be
launched in the near future. The main fighting has been in the many
counter attacks delivered by the Germans on the British and French.
Russians Repel Attack
Petrograd Following a heavy bombardment of the Russians be
fore Dvinsk yesterday, the German infantry advanced, seized positions
and occupied trenches. This was the signal for a tremendous counter
bombardment from Russian artillery, which had the exact range, and
men and occupants at trenches were smothered with a rain of bursting
shells and wiped out.
Militia Not Called
Clifton The State militia was notably missing in the disor lei's
accompanying the strike ot miners here. When the strike reached
its crisis the strikers captured the powerhouse, bound the engineer
and plunged the town in darkness for an hour. Even then the militia
was not called out.
Bulgaria Ignores Ultimatum
London Bulgaria has ignored the ultimatum of Rmsia, and the
die is cast. Declaration of war is now expected from Russia, and minis
ters of Allied powers are expected
Honolulu It is believed that the Korean who jumped
from the steamship Sonoma was the man who attacked Y.
another Korean of prominence in San Francisco
Commercial Agent Thompson, of the Southern Pacific, says that
the Great Northern will sail for Honolulu on November 6.
Electricians On Strike v
Schenectady Thiee thousand machinists and electricians
plant of the General Electric Company went on strike today,
want an eight-hour day,
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E. M, Cheatham, the Waipouli
homesteader, spent last week in
Honolulu, greeting old friends.
W. Fernandez put on a very
good picture show in Hale Hooni
Friday evening, although, on ac
count o f incomplete announce
ments, fperhaps, the attendance
The D partment of Education
has appropriated S700 for addition
al equipment for vocational train
ing work on Kauai. This sunt will
greatly aid in carrying out the
program fur the year.
The boys in the vocational train
ing class of Wahnea school are
constructing a sleeping porch, 10
by 16. at Principal Brown's cot
Jap Breaks Leg
A .Japanese, while returning
from a luau in Wailua Saturday
night, was thrown by his horse and
sustained a broken leg. The man
was intoxicated. He is being treat
ed at the Lihue hospital.
succeed Ebert J. Bolts as purchas
from a two story window to escape
to leave the Bulgarian capital in a
Went To Honolulu
The following went to Honolu
lu by the Kinau on Saturday:
Waintea: Miss Makino, Mrs,
Makino, Yamamoto, Mrs, Yama
moto, Mr. Courtney, Mrsi Court
ney, A. G. Greene, Miss Toda,
Mrs. Toda, Mr. Toda.
Eleele Mr, Kruse. Mrs. Kruse.
Nawiliwili Mrs. M. A. Hurd,
R. L. Rosenfeld, Mr. Wolfe, Mr.
Pillar. Y. Okada. T. Okada. O.H.
Ortill. E. L. Martin, Mr. Dias,
Mrs. R. L, Burnham, R, L. Burn
ham. Miss M. Burnham. G. F.
Campbell. Y. O. Sato. Mrs.Reves.
Mrs. Bishau, Mr. Bishau, Miss B
Young, Miss V. M, Damon, D.
Leith. C. W. Smith. F. Howes,
G. B. Curtis. Dr. Shimamoto,
Miss K. M. Sun. Miss M. Sun.
Mrs. C. A. Mackintosh, Master
Mackintosh, M. Coney. Mr. Bitch
oltz, Mrs. Buchoitz, M r s. F.
W. Damon, Mrs. Dias, P C. Price,
G. S. Raymond F. C. Lyser,
Francis Gay, Mrs. F. Gay, Mrs.
Dr. Sandow, Nakaya, ICC Smith,
Mrs. H. Armitagc, Mrs. Pieper
and child. C. Wiebke, W H. Frv,
Mr. Fuji, and sixty-nine deck.
Dr. Derby wiil go to Waitnea on
the 11th for a professional trip.
A SILL FARMER
The troubles of Hee Fat. tho
one-time wealthy Chinese rice
planter of Kauai, have resulted in
SherifT Rice becoming, temporarily
at least, a small farmet.
Hee Fat has been in the courts
many times.- Pending at present
against him is a suit of several
Chinamen for an accounting, the
case involving a large amount of
rice on lands near Kapaa. As is
generally known rice has the habit
of growing, maturing and rincn
ing, and applies itself dMigently to
that business, regardless of law
suits and coutts; and that is what
the rice of Hee Fat has been doinf
while the suit has wormed its wav
through legal channels and tangles.
The suit could not be settled in
lime to save the rice, nor was n
compromise possible whereby one
side or the other might harvest it.
It was, therefore, finally agreed
that the rice should be turned over
to the sheriff to harvest,
Sheriff Rice gathered together
the laborers of the estate and they
arc now engaged in harvesting and
milling the crop. The rice (that
is the grain not, the sheriff) will
eventually be turned over to the
Ozaki, a jitney driver, ran afoul
of the Kauai law which forbids
overloading autos, on Saturday. He
deposited bail in the sum of $5.
but on Monday failed to appear in
the Lihue district court, so the
amount was declared forfeited.
Germans vs. Filipinos
A baseball game ith a low scon
was played in Lihue p.uk auudu
afternoon, the competitor being
the Germ. in anil Filipino teams.
At the close of the nine innings
the score stood 3 to 2 in favor of
An. on Kuhltn.in, t wirier of the
regular Lihue baseball team, pitch
ed for the Germans.
An open meeting of the Wall &
Dougherty cup committee will be
held at the Lihue courts next Sun
day, when drawings will be made
and other details definitely decided
All entries should be sent in by
Saturday. October 9th.
Report has it that approximately
nine teams will enter the tourna
ment. Lost Part Of Finger
While cutting grass for horses
last Thursday afternoon, a Japa
nese going bv the nickname of
Bean Williams, employed by the
Makee Sugar Company, cut off a
part of the fore finger of his left
On account of the dropping out
of the sub-head and explanatory
lines, the Civic Convention ad
dresses of Chas. R. Frazier and J.
M. Lydgate. published in last is
sue, were "run together" in a
most unrighteous manner, a fact
most tariestly deplored. How
ever, this paper will see to it that
every part and particle of each
splendid address, down t o the
smallest punctuation points, will
find there proper places in the
official account of the proceedings,
shortly to be published.
KAUAI PINES TO
THE CANAL ZONE
The Honolulu Advertiser says:
A. T. Longley wrote to L. D.
Timmons of Kauai yesterday sug
gesting that a possible outlook for
the Kapaa homesteaders pineapples
might be found at the Canal Zone.
Some of the big sugar freighters
leave for New York via the canal
direct from Port Allen, making
journey to Balboa in about sixteen
There are plenty of pineapples
in the Canal Zone markets from
December to March but none at all
at this titne of the year, Also at
this season there is practically no
market whatever for homesteaders'
pines grown on Kauai. The can
nery has shut down, and the fruit
cannot be shipped to San Francis
co via Honolulu because Island
steamers 'would not land it here in
time to make close connections.
The fruit would have to be ware
housed here in transit and it is
doubtful whether the fruit would
stand it. Kauai has direct con
nection with Balboa, however, and
no one knows whether Hawaiian
pines can or cannot be sold in the
zone 1 lit- only wav to hurt out is
to tr it. And so Mr. Longlev
has written to Kauai to interest
the Kauai board of trade in the
venture and get them to help out
their ovn farmeis. who certainly
are m neen of help. The quanti
ty of i.ine.- to sell is not very hire
but the men. who ,ue growing them
canum afford to lose their crop.
Even outlet lor i lhiwiiiimi pro
duct is worth loi ki-ig into.
(No such lettir bus yet j.een te
ceived by the K.uui Chamber ,of
Joint. u ice j
Tne follouing Mih.-ei ihers to the
expense fund of the Civic Conven
tiou were inadvertently omitted
from the list published last week:
V D. McUryde and A. A. Akana.
Lawai; II. Smythe, Eleele, and
Paul Kahlbaum, Wahnea.
High School Saturday .
On account of taking a day off
while the Civic Convention was in
Lihue. the High School had a ses
sion on Saturday. During the day
Inspector Raymond visited the
Koreans Have Fight
Kim Chun Soon, Korean, was
found guilty in the Lihue district
court yesterday morning of assault
and battery on a fellow country
men. The assailant admitted that
he was drunk at the time. He not
only beat but bit his friend quite
badlv. The court assessed a fine
of S10 and ordered the defeudent
to pay costs of court, amounting
On another page will be found
the announcement of Eddie Fer
nandez in regard to a new pro
gram of talking pictures which he
will display in Hale Hooni theater
Wednesday evening, beginning at
the usual hour. There will also
be motion pictures of the work of
saving the submarine F-4, which
should prove generally interesting.
The man with knives, watches,
potato peelers, etc., and his bar
gain stand has reached Kauai, One
has been holding forth of even
ings on the streets of Lihue lately.