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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL 12. NO. 19.
L1HUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, MAY 9, 1916
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IMG OF THE BOARD
The regular monthly business
mooting of the Hoard of Supervisors
of the Countv of Kauai was hold at
the office of the Board on Wednes
day, May Ilrd., 1!1', at 10 o'eloek.
1'resent: II. D. Wishard, chair
man; T. Brandt, W. I). MoBryde,
Joe Rndriguese, A. Monofoglio.
The minutes of the last meeting
were read and approved.
A request (P II! 12) from Col.
Broadbent on behalf of the '1th In
fantry N. (!. II. for financial assis
tance to defray the expenses of car
rying on 1 1 io work in connection
with the drilling, etc., of the 12
companies, and the hospital corps, i
composing the -1th Regiment, X. G.
II., was received, also the legal
opinion of the County Attorney in
regard to the request. Both docu
ments were read. Upon motion of
Mr. Brandt, seconded by Mr. Mene
foglio, the request, by unanimous
vole, was denied.
Bids for furnishing this county
with 11000 ft. of C" wood pipe
were received as follows :-
The-committees of the National
Guard on Fourth of July celebra
tion had a bong session with the
chairman of the Board of Super
visors i n the County Building
Saturday night in the effort to
straighten out the matter of where
the finances tor the affair are to
come from. Reports from the
transportation coinnittee develop
ed the gratitving fact that the
nine companies of outside troops
tiny be moved into Lihueand back
home again without charge. That
cut the prospective expenses in
half at one shot and greatly
simplified the problem.
The supervisors, according to
Mr. Wishard, were doubtful that
they could appropriate money for
the entire budget of expense?., but
it appeared that a total of $500 of
the items submitted bv the com
mittee were within the law; and
he thought that the supervisors
could be relied upon to supply
that amount, the officers of the
Guard to raise t lie remaining sum
The chairman of the finance
committee replied to Ibis that if
the supervisors would appropriate
S500 as suggested the officers of
the regiment would put up the
remaining $500. That seemed
satisfactory all around and was
adopted bv vote as the plan to be
The finance committee announc
ed that it would issue cards with
out delay to all officers of the reg
iment inviting their contribu
Captain Carden, for. the sports
committee, made a very satisfac
tory report of plans for the big
Fourth of July program.
It was stated at the meeting that
General Samuel I. Johnson and
perhaps other military notables
would be present for the events.
Fun At Makaweli
"Midnight Follies Of The Ma
kaweli Girls" is one explantory
note, on a card iust out. The affair
will take place in Makaweli hall
next Siturday evening, beginning
at 9 o'clock. It is announced that
there will be dancing,
BIG MILITARY DAY
I. II. Brodie, llanapepe, Kauai
Honolulu Iron Works Co., Ho
nolulu, Hawaii, (P IMS)
Lowers, k Cooke, Ltd., Hono
lulu, Hawaii, (P 1300)
National Tank &Pipc Conpany,
Portland, Oregon, (P 1810(
F. E. Richardson, Honolulu,
Hawaii, (P 1311)
These were referred to Mr. Mo
ragne for advice, upon whose, recom
mendation the bid of Mr. Richard,
son (the material to be landed at
Port Allen) was accepted by the
Board upon the motion'of Mr, Mc
Bryde, seconded by Mr. Monefoglio.
A request (P 1313) from Lieut.
Col. Tinunons of the Fourth In
fantry X. Ci. H. for an appropria
tion of $2000.00 to defray a part of
the expenses for a Fourth of July
celebration with military and sports
features, etc. was received and upon
consideration it was voted that all
the members of the Board act as a
committee to investigate the matter
and report later.
(Continued on page 6 J
The entertainment given in Liliue
Social hall Saturday evening for the
benilit of the inlorscholastic soccer
league drew a packed house and re
sulted in not receipts of about $200,
which will be divided between the
The leading feature of the evening
wasg playlolj entitled "Room !"",
in which Miss Milliccnt Watorhousc
was the .-tar, Harry Vincent inter
preted the lady's husband, while
Sheriff Rico was the occupant of
tin1 notorious "Room An" Mrs.
Avery was the. chambermaid while
Mr. Patterson fulfilled the important
duties of night clerk.
The playlot was much enjoyed.
After that feature Mr. Morrow
and Miss Peiininian gave an ex
hibition of fancy dancing in a de
Mr. Albert Horner gave a recita
tion and responded with a song to
a hearty encore.
The last feature oftheevoningwero
the much-heralded shadow pictures,
to which Mr. Lydgate had devot
ed so much time and ingenuity.
The principals in the first set were
Charles Hole, E. do Lacy, Miss Peii
ninian and Miss Lottie Jordan. In
the second set were Mrs. Burke,
Miss Mable Wilcox,' Miss Barker
and Miss Penniman.
Everyone present seemed to agree
that the all'air was one of the most
pleasing of the season, and that
more entertainments of a similar
kind would bo appreciated.
MORSES TO LEAVE
Chas. B. Morse, principal of the
Eleele school tor (he past five
years, has notified the department
that he will not accept reappoint
ment, and that he is moving back
to California where he has busi
ness interests. His sou is also in
Stanford and the parents wish to
be nearer him. Some months ago
Mr. Morse sold out his homestead
and pineapple interests at Kalaheo.
Fiank Richardson, a machinery
man of Honolulu, came over last
week in connection with tenders
for furnishing the county with
The second battalion, Fourth
Infantry, N' G. H., most royally
entertained a very large number
of people from all parts of Kauai
it the famous Lawai beach house
Sundav. Not only was it a dav of
pleasure long to be remembered,
but the coffers of Major McBrydcV
battalion were left simply bulging
out with the dav's receipts.
Automobiles began to arrive at
the top of the hill about 10 o'clock
and before long the roadwavs there
were filled with them. Then came
the excursion trains from the Ma
kaweli Eleele side, which pretty
well filled the large grounds with
military men and their friends
The beach house proper was re
served for dancing a pastime
which was kept going pretty yvell
all day. Here and there in the
pretty grove were booths of varied
design and equally varied contents
There were flowtr, refreshment
and candy booth; all sorts of guess
ing and chance propositions; "hit
theniger" affair; wheels of fortune,
and heavens knows what all all
doing a land-office business and
the big crowd gleeful in the ex
treme all the while.
At noon th re was a regular, old
time Hawaiian luau-the real thing,
where you sit down on your feet
(or lomebodv else's feet)and gorge
your way to stomachic satisfaction .
There was not an idle moment,
nor a dull moment, nor an un
pleasant moment nor a moment
when one whished to be elsewhere;
and when the affair gradually
dwindled to a close the unanimous
opinion was that it was the hugest
and most signal success of any
military function yet attempted.
Tim:(!ai:ii:n Isi.anh received from
its Washington correspondent! lelin-
ite information this ntorning that
the NTiwihwili harbor appropriation
had been side-tracked, practically
without recall at this session. The
following is the information, which
is dated April 27.
The Senate Committee on Com
merce, which has charge of the riv
ers and harbors bill, has formally
decided not to add new projects to
the bill which has passed the House.
The House bill provided only for
projects under way, with the excep
tion of one item for the improve
ment of New York harbor, which
was inserted in the bill at the pcr
sonoj request and direction of the
President. The action T the Senate
Committee makes it reasonably cer
tain that no provision will be made
in the pending bill for the Nawili
wili and Honolulu harbor projects.
Mrs. H. Rice Hurt
The mail arriving this morning
brought particulars of an accident
which befell Mrs. Harold Rice, of
Maui.Jlast Thur.-day. Of the acci
dent the Wailuku Times says:
Mrs. Harold Rico, who was out
riding in her ear on Friday after
noon with her chaulTeiir, a JapancM",
at the wheel, was run into iy a
plantation engine near a railroad
crossing at Paia. The handsonu
automobile was smashed alino.-t be
yond repair, but happily neither
Mrs. Rice nor the ehaulVeur suffered
any prions injuries, Mrs. Rico wn.
immediately taken to the Puunene
hospital, where it was ascertained
I that beyond being badly chaken up
an,i a slight injury to her .-boulder,
she Was unharmed and able to be
i removed to the home of her brother,
schedule for fflE
Thcbaseball season on Kauai will
open a week from Sunday -May 21
After each game athletic compe
titions will take place, the idea
being to get the men in trim for
the great field meet scheduled for
July Fourth. It has been suggest
ed th it a preliminary field meet
be pulled off the first Sunday after
the close of the first baseball series.
It is urged that snob a program
would increase interest in sports
and at the Srame time give the
committee valuable lines on the
athletes for the big day.
There will be baseball games all
over on the opening day. May 21.
the following being the schedule:
At Waimea, Companies L and
Makaweli, Companies I and K;
Eleele, Co'urn'dcs G and II;
Lihue, Companies A and 15;
Kealia, Companies K and F;
Kilauea. Companies C itnd D.
After the games ai each place
than: will be the f 11 wiug con
tests. 1. Baseball;
2. Carring wounded without
3. Centipede race.
On May 28 the following base
ball contests will take place:
The winners at Waimea will
play the winners of Makaweli;
The winners at Eleele will play
the winners in the A and B con
The winners at Kealia will play
(Continued on page G.'
Lihue Police Court
Lee Akana (Leo Wo), a shop
keeper of Lawai was arrested Sun
day in a raid by Lihue police. Yes
terday morning he was arraigned in
tin- police court at Lihue and lined
$100 for selling liquor without
icense anil $2") for having opium
in posM-ssion, too police muling
sonic of the drug on the promises.
Lee Wo, it is claimed, has been do
ing a nourishing business lately in
boor and cheap wine.
It was pay-day down Iluleia way
Saturday, so that night eight Japa
nese and two Koreans started in to
exchange a little of their wealth in
l game of chance. The police swoop
ed down and bagged the bunch. Yes
terday morning all forfeit ted bail in
the police court, amounting to S10o.
Old Resident Dies
Manuel T. Soua, a very old resi
dent of Kauai, father of Lihue'.
bandniai-ter, Joseph A. Souza, died
at the Lihue hospital last Tuesday
evening alter an operation lor an
ailment which had liothcrcd him
for fifteen years.
Mr. Souza came to the Islands in
1SS2, Twenty-five years were spent
at Kealia and Kilauea, whore hi
was overseer, and tne last nine
years with his sons.
Deceased was a man of lino habits
and was held in high esteem by-all
who knew him. His funeral wa
largely attended, the Lihue band
heading the procession. He loft i
widow and four sons Joseph A
and Antouo Sou.a, of Lihue, and
Manuel and John, who are in Cali
fornia, 'fhe son Manuel came down
last winter to visit his parents.
Mr, Souza is said to have boon
the fust Portugue.-e on Kauai to
send his sons to Honolulu schools.
Attorney C. II. Olseu, of Hono
lulu, was on Kauai last week in
connection with the probate of the
will ot the la'c Trs day.
TODAY S AND
The cargo of the Texan gained in value as much its $70,000'hotwoen
the Tslandsand the coast on account of the advance in the price of sugar.
The Honolulu English nowpapors are doing all in their power to
create bad blood between Americans and Japanese in Hawaii on account
of American naturalisation laws.
The Second and !'2"th. Coast artillery compaires are to be added to
the garrison on Oahu in July.
Reply To Germany
Wa.-hington 'fhe letter from the President in reply to Germany's
note accepts the solemn pledge made by Germany that sea raids will in
future conform to international law.
Washington will enter into no agreement nor recognize any provi
sions with reference to submarine regulations dependent upon any issue
of the blockade by the Entente powers. The Kaier must regard rights
of Americans and the safety i f their lives and property on the high seas
as not dependent U on the conduct of any other government affecting
the rights of neutrals who are at sea.
The reply of the President is short and to the point, leaving no
doubt as to the American position.
Big Steamer Torpedoed
London The White Star Liner Cymric is attacked by a torpedo
craft and limps into (Juccnstown. A Japanese ship is also attacked.
President And Preparedness
Washington The President talked today to Pacificists on the subject
of "Preparedness." He said that compulsory military training was not
contrary to the best traditions of the Tinted States. He says he hopes
that after the European war is over all nations will unite for permanent
Some Contradictory Reports
Paris The Teutons say that the French were ousted from their
trench near Verdun. Report from Berlin claims that :00 French premi
ers were taken. Paris .statement llatl.v contradicts these assertions.
Russians Defeat The Turks
The Russian's have forced the Turks to abandon their lirst lino of
positions m the province of hr.mgan
Bandits Not Pursued
Washington Owing to insufficient force in the locality, the bandits
who raided in Texas will not be pursued into Mexico.
Apache Scouts Fight v
I Icadouarters American army in the Field Apache Indian scouts,
detailed with the 1 1th. Cavalry, made
near Ojosazules, .Mexico. I lieir marksmanship was superb .
Couference Is Fruitless
El Paso The conference between Generals Scott, Funston a 'id
Obregon has failed of any definite
held today. The second Villa raid
Washington It is learned that a brief note is being drafted by the
President in answer to the long letter of Germany, in which the latter
is informed that so long as German commanders strictly observe the new
instructions which it is stated has been given them, diplomatic lehitions
will bo continued ; but the t'nitcd States declines p isitivelv to allow
Germany to dictate as to negotiations
tain regarding the food blockade.
It is hinted that the President
ditions attached to the German pledge and that he wjll ktand by his
demand for the cessation of submarine outrages regardless of the negoti
ations between the l nitod Males and Great Britain over the food block
ado. House Fails To Concur
The House today refused to agree to Senate amendment of army
reorganization bill for a standing ai mv of 250,000 and a volunteer
army of 261,000 men, pledged to thirty days systematic training an
nually, by an overwhelming vote. The earlier debate showed a line
up of party men.
Kaiser Hopeful Of Peace?
London A Rotterdam despatch says that the Kaiser wrote Pope
Benedict at Easter oxpiossing the hope, with the king of Spain, that the
Pope would be able to construct a scheme the object of which would bo
a conference of the belligerents with their consideration that of an early
armistice and following this the hope of peace.
Furious Fighting Today
Pari:- There have been furious attacks in the Verdun zone today.
Gorman artillery and infantry attacked French positions near Hill i504,
but the attacks were broken down with losses on the Germans extremely
The Germans were driven from their trenches east of Hill !501, east
of the Meu-e. Fighting now is almost as violent as in March.
French Bark Sunk
Loudon The French bark Molinas has been sunk by a subma
rine. (Continued on page 8)
Colonel Cox Coining
Colonol Blanche Cox, o f the
Salvation Army, accompanied by
her secretary. Adjutant Duncan,
will arrive on Kauai tomorrow
and will hold meetings as follows:
Waimea, Wednesday; Koloa.
Thursday; Lihue, Friday. The
Colonel will speak at Nawiliwili
church Friday evening.
This will be the Colonel's last
visit to Kauai as she will shortly
leave f ir the mainland.
A Lihue picked team i nd the
team of the German Sports Club
will play football in Lihue park
and fall back on second defense
a daring attack upon Villa bandits
agreement. Another meeting will be
will come up at today's hearing'
between America and Groat Bri
is not satisfied with the apparent con
Lawai Luau Receipts
Tickets wore collected troin 450
persons at the military luau at La
wai Sunday. The receipts from all
sources amounted in round figures
to $1,000. After all expenses are
paid there will Ih a not ltalaiico of
between $5(X) and 8000 which will
be divided between Companies G
and II of the second battalion.
Since January 1 a total of 109
new automobiles have been register
ed on Kauai, bringing the fcrand
total up to nearly 500. .
Monday will bo the last day, for