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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 11. NO. 46.
LIHUE. KAUAI. TERRITORY OF HAWAH.TTUESDAY. DECEMBER 7, 1915
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BOY FALLS INTO
A Japanese named Izuo, aged
about 18, fell into a revolving cen
trifugal at McBryde Sugar Com
pany's mill Saturdav evening and
esoaped death by the narrowest
When rescued he was uncon
cious, one of his legs was broken
and an arm badly injured. Plas
tered with molasses and sugar beyond-
recognition, he was a sorry
looking sight when literally fished
out of the machinery.
The boy was small, light and
athletic or he could never have
K escaped at all; and the centrifugal
was unusually large, which was in
his favor. About forty revolutions
were made after the boy fell into
Dr. Waterhouse took charge of
the case at once and the patient is
doing as well as can be expected.
Izuo returned from Japan only
about two years ago. and had not
been employed in the mill very
TO GOME TO KAUA
Miss Inga Orner, soprano of
note who has delighted Honolulu
audiences, is coming to Kauai and
will sing on the 18th at Waitnea
and Lihue on the 20th. She is a
r Norwegian girlT and completed
'b (Uer musical education at Christia-
nia, in Paris and in Italy, making
her stage debut in the latter coun
try as Gilda in Rigoletto. I n
America she was well received in
all of the big cities and proved a
headliner in the theatrical pages of
many of the largest papers.
Miss Orner is the master of five
languages, with a perfect pronoun
ciation of each. She can, if desir
ed, present a program consisting
entirely of one country's compos
ers, viz.; Norwegian, Swedish,
Danish, German, French, Italian,
English or American.
Definite announcements will be
made in next Tuesday's Garden
Island and, perhaps, in the mean
while in the Daily Wireless.
Hawaii's Win Again
In the Lihue baseball league
Sunday afternoon the Hawaiis de
feated the Hanamaulus, 5 to 1.
At the end of the ninth innings
Vk score stood 1 to 1, aud in the
tenth the Hawaiis got four men
across the plate. It was the first
game of the new series.
MEETING OF THE BOARD
The regular monthly business
meeting of the Board of Supervi
sors of the County of Kauai was
held on Wednesday December 1st,
1915, at 10:00 a. m.
Present: W. D. McBryde, act
ing chairman; T. Brandt, Joe Ro
driguese, A. Menefoglio.
After reading and appioval of
minutes of the. IWat meeting,
' H. W. Broadbent. major of the
Kauai military organization, re
quested the Board to authorize the
proper lighting of certain sections
.of the public road in Lihue, Wai
mea, Makaweli, Eleele and Kealia
where those in authority over the
organization propose to drill the
MEETING OF THE
A most interesting meeting
of the Mokihana Club was held at
Lihue Social Hall on Wednesday.
A special children's program
had been arranged, and thirteen
charming members of Lihue youth
Miss Lawtence. formerly of Li
hue. and now in - charge of the
children's department in the Li
brary of Hawaii, gave an enjoy
able talk on "Reading for the
Child" She divided the life of a
child into three periods the first
from birth to seven years, the sec
ond from seven years to fourteen
and the la.t the adolescent period.
During the first period, she
stated that pictures formed the
basis of the child's interest and
advocated the finest illustrations of
children's books, such as Parish
E. Boyd, Smith. Dulac, Green
away and Rackham. During the
second period fairy tales and hero
stories of the highest tvye should
be the literature for the child, and
Miss Lawrence recommended a
number of books that would form
a proper foundation for the roman
tic period of adolescence.
A Boy Scout list was read, also
the list of books published by the
Library of Hawaii for the holiday
Throughout her talk, Miss Law
rence showed many beautifully
illustrated examples aud prints.
Miss-Sterner, also of.the Library
cf Hawaii, gave a brief talk on
the work of the travelling libraries
circulating thronghout the islands.
Mrs. W. H. Grote presided;
Mrs. Avery, stcretarv.
The hostessess of the afternoon
were Mrs Isenberg and Mrs.
The Rutsch bowling cup was
carried off last Thursday by W.H.
Grote who made ninety points
above his class. W. Kuhlman was
second with 66 points to his ciedit
and C. Maser third with 33 points
in his favor. Only points above
the number assigned for a given
classification count in the final re
sults of this class of bowling con
test; giving a 1 1 players equal
chances of winning out.
Ash trays were awarded to the
winners of the second and third
men; also to permit a portion of
the rear part of the county build
ing lot to be used for an armory
for the use of the army. After
general discussion had on the mut
ter, Mr. Brandt moved to autho
rize the expenditure of $75.00 per
annum ior lighting t h e needed
parts of the streets in the above
named places for the use of each
of the Kauai military companies
and being seconded by Mr. Mene
foglio the same was carried. As
to permitting a portion o f the
ground back of the county build
ing to be used for an armory this
was left over until a future meet
ing. (Continued on page 3.)
Honolulu The steamer Great Northern sailed last night with
101 passengers. She will try to. reach the coast in three days and 18
Yaughan To Succeed Dole
' . Washington Inquiry made at the Department of Justice today
makes it almost certain that Judge Sanford U. Dole will not be reap
pointed, but will be succeeded by Mr. Vaughan. the assist uit U. S,
Greece And The Allies
Athens King Constantine, ot Greece, charges the Allies with
treating his people like barbarians, The ruler tells the correspondent
of the American Associated Press that the Entente powers are trying
to tob his people of their sovereignty, and insists that the demand of
the allies regarding Salonika are unfair. Unless the Allies mobilize
400,000 men in the Balkans lie says that their cause is doomed. To
accommodate the Allies Greece has already stretched her neutrality.
Greece has always sympathized with the Allies, adds the King.
Message Coming Today
Washington Congress will hear the message of the President to
day, which will be delivered in person. It is expected that it will be
Bernstorff Asks Information
Count von Bernstorff today presented to the State Department a
communication in which he asks why von Pa pen and Boyed are in dis
favor. The Count was notifiid last week that each of these men were
persona non grata to the United States on account of their connection
with the Buentz case.
Peace Ship Not Wanted
London It was suggested in the House of Commons today that
a message be sent to Ford and his peace ship that their, presence will
be unwelcome and irritating in Great Britain.
Important Statements Made
Important sts-tements regarding the impossibility of peace at pres
ent were made yesterday by the under secretary for war of France,
which presented the first tentative outlines of conditions under which
the Allies could agree to peace; and one by the famous German leader,
von Hindenberg. The latter expressed the opinion that the Allies
were not sufficiently defeated to accept terms of peace that Germany
and Austro-Hungary must demand.
- c - Micb Adelr China
Shanghae Extremely contradictoty reports are heard as the re
suit of the revolution, It is reported that a big arsenal was captured,
and troops of the government liave joined the mutineers. According
to leaders in the uprising, Dr. Sun Yat Sen has been summoned to
take the lead in affairs.
Lenient With Belgians
London Germany has been lenient with Belgians found aiding
aviation corp, those apprehended receiving sentences of from two'and
a half to fifteen years.
Modesty Overtakes Teddy
Lincoln. Neb. Roosevelt has asked the secretary of state of Ne
braska to keep his name from the list of candidates for the presidency,
to be voted upon at the primary.
Allies At Salonika
London The Allies continue to land troops in Greece at Salonika
and these are being rushed to the front as fast as thev can disembark.
At the present time.the French and Biitish are in sufficient number to
strike their blow against the Bulgars.
Still After Conspirators
New York Lieutenant Fay and others have been indicted again
for war plots.
The Federal grand jury returned five more true bills against Ger
man army officers in bomb conspiracy. Murder is among the charges,
and combination to destroy property
heinous crimes are charged ton ation-wide ring.
Washington It was proposed in Congress today' that the United
States acquire all telegraph and telephone services in Alaska, Porto
Rico and Hawaii. Under the plan outlined, these plants would be
acquired by the postoffice department, after appraisal by the Inter
state commerce commission, tne
July 1. 1916.
An appropriation of $300,000 is
Shanghae Three separate outbreaks here by rebels have been
quelled. The cruiser Chao Ho which was captured by rebels yester
day was abandoned after being shelled by other war vessels belonging
to the government,
Washington Among the appropriation items asked of Congress
today were one of $106,860 for the improvement of Honolulu harbor
and $10,000 for Kahului harbor.
Woman Suffrage leaders have
men to the capital.
An immense amount of money
military and naval expenditures.
for the army and $2 1,528,074 for the navy.
Official German Report
German Headquarters, Dec, 6 On the west front there are artil
lery duels and hand grenade engagements at several places,
(Continued on page 8)
Thk Garden Island has on
file information of two cases of
real distress near Lihue. Two
broken families are involved. Both
cases have been investigated by
the court, and are worthy objects
for substantial charity. Particulars
will be supplied privately to any
oue interested in the same.
is an additional allegation. More
lura neiiig to nave litem taken over
asked for this purpose.
brought the fight for votes for wo
was asked in Congress today for
The exact figures are $152,345,259
The following cards have been
The Makaweli Boys request
the pleasure of your company at
a masquerade, dance, to be held at
Makaweli Hall, Friday evening,
December thirty-first, nineteen
hundred and fifteen, " at eight
A GREAT SUCCESS
The concert given Saturday even
ing for the benefit of the Lihue
Hawaiian church was. in all res
pects, one of the most successful
efforts of its kind in years. The
sum of $201 was netted for the
church, and much pleasure was
afforded a large audience. En
couraged by .the success of the
affair, another concert, on an even
more elaborate scale, may be put
on in the Spring.
Well sustained specialties were
presented by Abe Lima, who sng
the base in Kanai Aupuni; John
Makanani, late of the Katiiehaine
ha Glee Club, who sang the solo
the "Maid of Honolulu," and
Miss Helen Poepoe, who present
Miss Waterhouse, as a little girl,
received a hearty encore. Her
character singing proved a lead
ing feature of the evening. To
her, also, should go the credit for
much of the success of the girl's
quartette, which was twice recall
ed. Imitation of a banjo, by Miss
Hannah Tacohsen, alio proved a
Among the artistic features of
the evening were the solo "I hear
you calling. me," by Mrs. Mary
Agnes Rice; Mr. Carden's"Thais
Meditation," a violin solo; and
Albert Horner, Jr.. in 'O Vision
Entrancing," a vocal solo.
In the Japanese baseball league
the Koloa team Sunday afternoon
defeated the Makawelis by a score
of 5 to 4. That victory gave to
the Koloas the championship of
both series, likewise the season
and the prize cup.
The game was a tight one. there
being some good plaving by both
teams. Quite a large crowd of en
thusiastic fans witnessed it.
The Japanese league developed
several good players, a few o f
whom will doubtless qualify for
the regular Kauai league next
SNAG IN THE WAY OF
The Superintendent of Public
Instruction has addressed the fol
lowing self-explanatory letter to
the principal of Lihue school:
i ne construction ot tne new
building at Lihue presents a dif
ficulty which can only be solved
by the County of Kauai, and I
think it m?y be of some help to
you to outline just where the
(Continued on page 5.)
Returning To Kilauea
Mr, aid Mrs. J. R. Myers, of
Kilauea, will be returning passen
gers in the Kinau tomorrow morn
ing from the Coast, where they
have been motoring over much of
northern California and Oregon,
They will be accompanied by Mrs.
Truxton T. Strain, a sister of Mrs.
Myers, and her little daughter, who
will spend some months on Kauai,
Manager F. A. Alexander, of
McBryde plantation, twill be ex
pected home tomorrow morniig
from the Coast.
SUPPORT FOR THE
Forbes Asks Congress To Quar
ter Pay Military
Superintendent Forbes has made
impoitant recommendations t o
Congress respecting the National
Guard of the Islands, among other
things asking tor an appropriation
in order that the men may draw
25 per cent of regular pav with
which to defray necessary expen
ses. His recommendation is as
The European war and the Mexi-.
on situation has forcibly brought
to the minds of the American
people the urgent need of a strong
national defense and a realization
that a condition of preparedness is
daily becoming more and more im
perative on all frontiers. The peo
ple of Hawaii are no exception to
this wave of understanding. Ha
waii has been termed by military
men and civilians, 'The Kev to
the Pacific." Hawaii is the western
frontier of America, and Army and
Navy men can inform vou much
better than I of the value of a
strong military organization in
At present there are about 9500
regulars on the Island of Oahu.
On the other islands of the group
there is not a single squad per
manently located. In case of sud
den war, strikes, riots or disturb
ance of any kind sailing for armed
protection, it would behoove the
National Guard to be prepared to
handle the situation, on all inlands
excepting Oahu, until relief could
be rushed :o the affected point.
,In Hawaii today there is great
enthusiasm over National Guard
affairs. There are almost 4000 men
in the service, and when vou con
sider that the total population is
but 219,018, of which 89,715 are
Japanese not to mention the other
Oriental ineligibles you will see
that we have but 129.303 from
which to enlist our militia forces.
Compared to the various states of
the mainland, the Hawaiian Islands
are far ahead in point of member
ship in the National Guard, About
3.09 per cent of the entire popula
tion is enrolled. At the same rate
on the mainland, estimating the
population of the couinrv ul 100,
000.000, the National Guard would
boast a strength of 3,090,000.
( Continued on page 2.)
Subscribers To Band
Mr. F. Rutsch, treasurer, ac
knowledges donations from the
following for the "Merrv Christ
mas" of the Lihue band:
LyleA. Dickey, W. H. Rice,
Sr., Chas. A. Rice, Mrs. R. L.
Wilcox Anton Theilen, A. S.
Wilcox, S. W. Wilcox. Paul Rut
sch, R. W. T. Purvis, Fritz Rut
sch, Geo. N. Wilcox, Mrs. Wm.
Hyde Rice, L. D. Timrnous, Ka
paia Store, Kapaia Liquor Store,
Dance At Eleele
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kahlbaum,
of Waimea, gave a yama yama
masque dance in Eleele hall Satur
day evening in honor of a sister cf
Mrs. Kahlbaum, who is visiting
the island. Quite a number of
people of neighboring towns res
ponded to invitations.
Miss Mary S. Lawrence, chil
dren's librarian of the Library of
Hawaii, has completed a tour of
Kauai in the interest of libraries in