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THE GARDEN ISLAND. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1915.
Kauai and the
(Continued from last issue.)
Crossing over to Niihau Brought
on found considerable difficulty in
securing provisions, the natives
being insistent in their demand for
powder which Broughton as stead
ily refused. Finally, however, he
secured a fair supply of yams, po
tatoes, water-melons and pump
kins. His departure from Niihau
was somewhat precipitated by a
kona storm with a heavy tea.
Returning from the north west
coast a few months later he again
visited Kealakekua arid endeavor
cd to get a supply of water, but
found that it must all be brought
in calabashes a distance of 4 or 5
miles, and paid for at the rate
of 100 nails a barrel. This seem
ed to him too expensive so he
moved on to Waimea, Kauai. Here
the natives demanded powder for
water, until Broughton silenced
their demands by a show of forct.
By this time the Keawe forces
had been victorious over those of
Kaumualii so that the island was
completely given oyer to Keawe,
and Kaumualii lived with him in a
state of mild captivity. He was
then a lad of 16 or 18 years.
As Broughton found it impos
sible to secure provisions except
on a powder basis, he proceeded
almost immediately to Niihau tak
ing 'vith him certain natives from
Waimea who promised to assist
him there. Among these were the
two women retui ned by Vancou
ver, L?haina and Kainialu with
Kupalaloa the husband o f the
former. It seems probable that
these sophisticated persons were at
the bottom of an attempt to kill
the crew and capture the boat
which was sent ashore to bring off
a load of yams. As it was two
marines were killed, and the rest
By way of retribution the village
was burned, 16 canoes destroyed
and four natives killed, The in
sistent demand for powder was
doubtless due to the realization
that domination in all contests,
whether among themselves, or with
foreigners went with the best sup
ply of ammunition.
Following Broughton we have no
recorded visit to Kauai until 1804
when the Turnbull an English mer
chantman arrived trom Sydney,
touching first at Oahu and then
coming to Kauai for supplies. It
was just about the time that Ka
mehameha was making vast and
menacing preparations for the con
quest of Kauai, and the rumor of
them had reached thtt island. Ac
cordingly Turnbull found that the
one foreboding anxiety of Kaumu
alii and his chiefs centered in the
plans and purposes of Kameha
meha. Turnbull could not deny
that Kamehatneha was certainly
making elaborate preparations for
the conquest of the island and that
they were well advanced toward
completion. This threw the chiefs
into such a state of anxious de
pression thrt they were unable to
speak or think of anything else.
And in this condition they were
clamorously insistent for gun and
ammunition, w h i c h, ' however,
Turnbull consistently refused
though his sympathies went out to
them in their danger.
The "exiled king" Kaumualii
as Turnbull styles him struck him
as being infinitely superior to Ka
mehamena as a man.
The young king complained bit
terly of the false reports steadily
circulated to his disadvantage by
renegade white men, and of the
trouble they made.
He represented himself as a con
sistent friend of the English whom
he was always ready to serve. He
produced certificates of good con
duct from the various vessels which
had recently touched at the island.
He had acquired a limited knowl
edge of the English language, had
; adopted the name of King George
. himself, and had bestowed those
of the various members of the
royal family on his children, get
ting badly mixed in the operation.
In recognition of this singular de
votion he again begged for aims
and ammunition with which to
stand off his arch enemy Kameha
meha. Again Turnbull is con
strained to refuse but with an em
phatic condemnation of the folly
of the Early Voyagers in distribu
ting the fire arms which have
brought things to such a pass,
since Kamehameha's undeserved
preponderance is to be attributed
solely to his superior martial equip
By this time there had grown up
quite a band of foreign Beach
combers attached to the chiefs,
and ready to share their lot, what
ever it might be. Deeply impress
ed with the fear of Kamehameha's
invasion they had set to work and
built a small vessel, as a last re
sort in case of an unfortunate issue
in the struggle.
In this vessel tliev were hoping
to find an asvlum in some distant
corner of the broad Pacific, where
thev might dwtll in peace. For
this purpose, however, they were
poorly outfitted since they lacked
the appliances of navigation, save
only a compass, as well ptcbablv
as the skill to use them.
Kiiuniualii informed Turnbull
that he had ent a special envoy
to Tahiti to select and secure from
the king there a wife suitable to
his dignity and station, and it was
now high time for his return.
Turnbull in reply admitted that
he had met such a man in Tahiti,
that he had engaged passage to
Kauai, and had come aboard just
before the time of sailing with the
evident intent of making the voy
age, but at the last moment had
secretly jumped overboard and
made his way to the shore. The
charms of Tahiti had evidently
been too much for him.
If they did not bring the royal
bride with them from Tahiti, they
did bring a Tahitian couple the
lady in particular proving very at
tractive. She did much to vary
the monotony of ship life by giv
ing impromptu exhibitions in Ta
hitian dancing doubtless of the
hula type which were very popu
lar, These were offset at Waimea
by Hawaiian dances of the same
nature and these again by a sailor's
hornpipe to the accompaniment of
A southerly coming up, it was
January, they were blown off and
were two days "lying off and on."
The king, who was alway aboard,
was verv much concerned for fear
he might never tread his native
soil again. On their safe return,
however, the king tried a simple
ruse to test the loyalty of his sub
jects. Keeping himself in hiding he
passed round the word that he had
been betrayed and delivered over
to Katnehameha, when ultimately
his people began to believe the
storv they were overcome with
constcrnatiou and grief which was
just beginning to find some ade
quate expression, when the king
appeared and turned their grief to
As a last favor the king begged
for the necessary stores for the
the outht of his little vessel for its
precarious and uncertain voyage.
and Turnbull hadn't the heart to
turn him down. It is interesting
at this point to recall the fact that
Kamehameha's threatened inva
sion never came to time, being
defeated in 1805 by a most dis
ostrous scourge of plague prob
ably cholera which prostrated Ka
mehameha and decimated the
population of the islands.
Kaumualii never had occasion
to resort to bis daring expedient.
and a few years later made his
peace with Kamehameha and re
ceived the confirmation of his
Henrv Bushnell, the well-known
baseball t wirier of Honolulu, spent
a part of last week with M. V.
Fernandez and family at Kapaia,
returning t o the city Saturday
In the Circuit Court ok thr
Fifth Circuit. Territory
At Chambers In Probate.
In the matter of the Estate of
John Ashton Hogg, deceased,
Order for notice of hearing peti
tion for probate of will.
A document purporting to be
the Last Will and Testament of
John Ashton Hogg, deceased, hav
ing on the 3d day of December,
A. D. 1915 been presented to said
Court, and a Petition for the Prob
ate thcreot, and for the Inssuance
of Letters Testamentary to Isabella
Jamieson Hogg having been filed
by said Isabella Jamieson Hogg:
It is hereby ordered, that Mon
day, the 10th day of January, A.
D. 1916, at 10 o'clock A. M., of
said day, at the Court room of
said Court, at Lihue. County of
Kauai, Territory of Hawaii, be
and the same hereby is appointed
the time and place for proving said
Will and hearing said application.
Dated at Li line. County of Kan
ai, Territory of Hawaii, Dec. 6.
15v the Court,
(Seal) (Sgd) D. Wm. Dean.
Dec. 7 14-21-28. Advt.
Notice is lu-rcbv given that M
R. Jardin, Ir., ana Jaciutho J. M-ir- j
qnts, both of Ku'.aheo, Kauai, did!
on the 8th day of Dtcetnber. enter
general merchandise ius:nt-s at
Kalaheo, under the tiim name and
style of Kaljheo Trading Co
Dec. 14 21. Adv
Ma keia ke hoolahaia aku nei ua
hoohui aenei o M. R. lardin, r,
ame Jacintho J. Margues, no Kala
heo, Kauai, laua a elua, ia laua iho
ma ka la 8 o Dekemabu nei i mau
hoahui no ka lawelawe ana i ka
oihana kalepa ma Kalaheo malalo
o ka inoa hui o Kalaheo Trading
Some very rare Japanese Gold
fish. 75? to 510.00 each. Inquire
at Fnkunaga the Barber, back of
Lihui Store, Advt.
The undersigned herebv gives
notice that he will not be respon
sible for any debts contracted in
his name unless bv written order.
J. B, Bkemer.
Nov. 23-30 Dec. 7 14. Adv.
"WE NEED MORE OF 'EM." CRY 10,000 AT ARM V TOURNEY AS THEY WATCH
STIRRING FEATURES OF ARTILLERY GUN DRILL.
Battery "E" of the 2nd Field Artillery of the N. G. N. Y. aroused the enthusiasm of the thou
sands who thronged Madison Square Garden with its Three-Inch Field Artillery Gun Drill; the photo
grapher "getting" the gun squad in the very act of ramming home the shell, preparatory to firing at
some dummy targets, picturesquely arranged as little far-away houses on the mountain top. They brought
them all down, even though screens were placed in front of the guns so that these aimins at them, had to
figure out the range by mathematics.
ages of Christmas Mer
chandise cheerfully sent
Christmas and New
Year Greeting Cards
in varied assortments.
uliOEU A nox OF J J
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llox -T'ti. Honolulu EffSj
mi Assorted C'lioc.hitrs nnl Bon Uonn lino per pound; $1.S5
If"! two pound. Milk Choeoliites 50r. Htiuitl box; 1.00 II 11
BPJZSB 1 I.nv , .Omvirp for tioKtum. Ul 11
Kauai ladies visiting Honolulu
should call at the Fleur de Lis
(under Blaisdell Hotel, first door
in Chaplain lane) for hairdressing.
shampooing, manicuring and scalp
The Standard Oil Company has
opened up a distributing point at
Port Allen, carrying a complete
line of all products, such as Red
Crown Gasoline, Engine Distillate,
Refined Oil. Zeroline Products,
Lubricating Oils, Stoves, Candles,
etc. For further information and
prices, call up the Kauai Railway
Company at Port Allen.
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Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec. 8, 1915.
All bills against the Department
! of Public Instruction of the Terri-
' torv of Hawaii, incurred during
the present biennial period, begin
ning January 1, 1914, and ending
December 31, 1915, and remain
unpaid, must be forwarded to the
office of the Department of Public
Instruction, properly nnde out on
the regular forms not later than
January 7, 1916, to insure payment
Henrv W. Kinney.
Dec. 14-21. Adv.
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