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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 12. NO. 20.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, MAY 16, 1916
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A BAD ACCIDENT
James Werner, of Kealia, broth
er of Deputy Sheriff Win. Wer
ner, of Hanalei, whil.- riding a
horse on the roadat Kilauea Sun
day morning, ran into a Ford
automobile driven by a Filipino,
was quite badly hurt, injured the
Filipino and practically wrecked
The horse seemed to be nervous
and when quite close began to
prance and plunged headlong a
gainst the front of the car. Radia
tor, windshield and most of the
, forward work were smashed.
Werner was thrown violently to
the ground. When taken to the
hospital it was found that he had
sustained a compound fracture of
the leg. He will be laid up for
The Filipino" driver of the car
was cut in several places, caused
principally by flying glass from
the shattered windshield.
The horse was barked and bruis
ed but not seriously hurt
A VALUABLE GIF!
TD LIHUE L
The following choice books have
been presented to the Lihue Li-
brary by Mr. R. W. T. Purvis:
Following the Star Barclay
The Broad Highway Farnol
The Faningdons Fowler
The Spoilers Rex Beach
The Citv of Beautiful Nonsense
The Celebrity Churchill
The Vintage Benson
Philip Winwood Stephens
Bella Donnn Hichens
The Brass Bowl Vance
Veiled Women Pickthall
The Hon. Peter Stirling Ford
False Coin or True Montresor
The Forest Lovers Hewlett
The Yellow Dove Gibbs
The Right of Way Parker
Secret History Williamson
Jane Cable McCutcheon
Pele and Iliiaka Emerson
The Influence of Sea Power
A Short History of F.ngland
The French Revolution Carlvle
The Queens of Society Wharton
The International Cook Book
The Fruit of the Tree Wharton.
J. M. Lyixjatk,
The match in the second round
of the niun's doubles tennis tourna
ment, played off on the Hoea
courts Saturday afternoon between
Eric A. Knudsen and G. F. Ran
kin, and Albert Horner. Jr., and
Harrison Rice, was exceedingly
close and interesting, resulting in
victory for the visitors, 6-4, 6-1.
The weather was ideal and the
crowd fairly large. The playing
was exciting practically all the
For The House
David Kauealii. of Wainiha,
Hanalei, Kauai, hereby announces
himself to be a candidate (or nom
ination by the Republican Prim
ary for the House of Representa
tives. Wainiha, Hanalei, May 15. 1916.
A Porto Rican boy named John
Savers, aged 12, staying in the
house of Waiwaiole. homesteader
in the Waipouli legion, was left
In charge of the family baby while
Mrs. Waiwaiole went fishing. That
was on Saturday (r.o this is not n
Sundav fishing storv). When Mrs
Waiwaiole returned home s h c
found that her cherub had been
locked in one of the rooms, while
the boy was not to be found. In
vestigation showed that the sum
of $30 25 had gone with the youth.
The police were promptly noti
fied and easily found the trail of
the juvenile thief. He had rented
an automobile and gone straight
to Koloa.In a store there he bought
a suit of clothes and some small
articles, Then he went to his
former home at Piiwai, He had
scarcely gotten straightened out
there, howevqr, when Deputy
Sheriff Henrv Blake appeared on
the scene, and little Johnnie was
The police returned the clothes
to the Koloa storekeeper, who re
funded the stolen money, and
other small amounts were gathered
up until only S2.85 of the original
sum remained missing. This mo
ney was returned to the woman
at Waipouli. The thief, being a
juvenile, will be given a hearing
in Judge Dickey's court and may
be sent to the reformatory school
Y. M. C. A. Meeting
A meeting of the Board of Direc
tors of the Kauai Y. M. C. A.
will be held at Eleele hall this
(Tuesday) evening, beginning at
7:30 o'clock, at which important
matters in connection 'nth the work
will be considered. The Board of
Directors as at present constituted
is as follows: Th. Brandt, chair
man: J. M. Lydgate, secretary; K
Roeudahl, treasurer; Sinclair Rob
inson. C. D. Milli kin, Wm
Schult., G. T. Greig, W. X. Stew
art, W. C. Avery, J. K. Farley
and A, H. Waterhouse.
Secretary Loomis and family
are comfortably ensconced in a
cottage next to the Roendahls in
Chairs I'Yr Theater
H. Rohrig last week practically
completed the selection o f ihe
chairs for the fine, new theater be
ing built in Lihue. There are
several designs, for different parts
of the house, and all are attractive,
comfortable and will compare fav
orably with those of the finest,
modern theater. It is figured that
the chairs and other equipment
will be here in ample time before
the building is ready for use,
Forty-six of the fifty four
field, staff and line officers of the
Fourth Infantry gathered at the
county building in Lihue Sunday
afternoon and had group pictures
taken by J. Senda, the Kapaia
photographer. The request for a
picture came from a newspaper of
Honolulu which will shortly issue
a military supplement.
Rev. J. M. Lydgate has a Kauai
article in the current Paradise Of
The Pacific. The story carries a
picture of Port Allen, an amusing
feature of which is that the pub
lisher refers to the big freight
warehouses there as a sugar mill,
TODAY'S l!10 Lie
Honolulu The American steamer Maveiick falls into hard luck
at Batavia. Java, where her owners
1 he old oil tanker made one famous ci iiie in which she called at
Hilo, creating a sensation as to her mission. It turned out that
she did land some cargo at British
ed away by a Dutch cruiser which appeared on her track.
The women of Washington have ot unitized to assist the prepared
ness idea and will have a preparedness camp. Among the number of
prominent members is Mrs. Sydney M Ballon, of Honolulu.
Some Irishmen Balk
London Ulster balks when Premier Asqtiith present-? his Irish
policy. The Orangemen of Belfast adv se the premier that they will
not accept proposal for an advisory council for k.cnl contiol of affairs
during the war, which they would regard as tantamount to express
ing favor with home rule.
Thev also view with disfavor the suggestion tl at the populace
north and south disarm.
Sir Casement will probably be charged with high treason.
French Surprise Germans
The French surprised and drove Iwck the Gerr ans from 200
yirds of trenches near Verdun. Gallic attack noith of Le Mort
Homme was not successful.
The Italians capture important positions from th Au.'iiars and
the Russians rout the Turkish army, trcing it toab-iudou munitions.
Teuton losses have been very heavy.
George Ward Wius
Los Angeles In the suit of George E Ward against the Inter
Island S. X. Company, damages, a decision wis handed down bv tin
Circuit Court of appeals today in
097. The petitionci sustained
broke on one of Inter-Island's vessels about three vc-ars ago.
Another Clash On Border
Washington More raids are
American cavaliymen and Villa outlaws clash, and a Villa leader is
General Funston posts special guards at nr'lroad bridges.
Cavalry line of guards is weak.
Prisoners In Canada Revolt
Ottawa --Teuton prisoners
trouble being principally anions;
attacked the guards. Xo soldiers
was reported to be quiet again.
Wilson Nominee Rejected
Washington 1 he Senate has
of George Rublee to membership on the Federal Trade Commission.
Art Smith Not Hurt Much
Tokio Art Smith, the American aviator, was not seriously i i
jured in the Osaka riot yesterday. Thirty members of the mob have
been arrested. Count Okuina, Japanese premier, telegraphed his re
grets to the aviator.
Marines In Santo Domingo
Santa Domingo U. S. marines
sometime ago, marched into the city today.
For Canal In China
Peking The International Corpora'ion has underwritten a loan
of thrse millions of dollars for completing Chinese canal plan.
Shifting Of Cargo Sank Roanoke
San Francisco Shifting of the
reason for the sinking of tlr steamer Roanoke. One of the men ttsti
fied that the wireless apparatus on the vessel was not working.
Washington The United States will demand that Great Britain
quit holding up the mails. Secretary Lansing and his associates are
preparing a protest on the subject
U. S. Force Halted
Marathon, Texas The U. S.
line has been forced to halt and wait for reinforcements. Villa force
is gathering and the eighth cavalry
are not enough men . 'otect the
Misses Etta Lee, Frances Thomp
son, Geneveive Sicotte and Leona
Jobson entertained a large gather
ing of friends from ill sides of the
island last Saturday' evening at a
formal dance given at the Maka
Palms and ferns were abundant
ly in evidence, with numerous
colored lights peeping through the
greenery A large full moon com
pleted the lighting scheme, tend
ering a very pretty and effective
Upon the stroke of midnight,
"Follies" were in order. Wands
and fancy caps were distributed
to the guests, who joined in an
appropriate dance, while colored
confetti was released from above
by pulling of nuinerous.streainers,
producing a shower of color and
h;ve virtually abandoned her
Boim-o ports, being later frighten
favor ot Ward. Ward will get $13.
serious bodily injuries when cable
reported on the Mexican border.
in Canada revolted yesterday, the
Austiiaus who refused to work and
wire hurt and last night the camp
refused to confirm the nomination
lai f'ed from the U. S. S. Prairie
cargo was found to have been the
couched in very vigorous language.
expeditionary force from the Texas
is 200 miles from its base. There
long line ot communication.
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Another game in the second
round of the men's doubles tourna
nient was pulled oft" last Sunday
afternoon in Lihue.
G. T. Greig and A. R. Glaisyer
played against F. C. Morrow and
C. S. Dole, resulting in a win for
the visitors, the 5score being 6-3,
W. M. Cooper and E. W. Car
den won from C. H. Wilcox and
K. C. Hopper by default.
Further matches remain between
these winners and alo between
Albert Horner and Harrison Rice
vs the winners in the semi-finals.
II. C. Waldron, representing the
Honolulu Iron Works, is inter
viewing plantation people of Ka
uai on machinery niattets.
an atmosphere of carnival spirit
Guests, whose homes were all
the wav from Kekaha to Hanalei
were in attendance; all enjoying
the affair most thoroughly.
SOLO AI AUCTION
Satuiday morning Miss Bernicc
Hundley conducted a n auction
sale of the landing buildings at
Anahola. The crowd was not a
large one. Japanese, as a rule,
started the bidding and kept it
going in lively fashion lor a time
but dropped out when the figures
mounted too high for them.
Mrs, Huddy bought one of the
buildings, paying Si 05 for it. An
other was sold to Judge Ptiuki for
SS3. A native of the neighbor
hoo.l bought a third for $115,
while lion. J. II, Coney secured
two for SI 85. The buildings pur
chased by Mr. Coney were the
warehouses formerly occupied b
the Makee Sugar Company, the
ownership ot which is still is dis
All of the parties probably made
bargains, despite the fact that the
buildings were old. for the reason
that lumber of any kind is very
high just now.
1 he buildings were sold on
account of the decision of the gov
eminent to abandon Anahola per
inanently as a landing place.
Inspection At Kealia
Companies E and F (Kealia),
Fourth Infantry, were inspected
by Colonel Broadbent and officers
Sundav afternoon, this completing
the inspection ot the entire regi
men t. The remoter com pan v(Kilaii
ea) was inspected Saturday even
ing. Colonel Broadbent found the
companies at both Kilatiea and
Kealia in fine shape and com
plimented them upon the excellent
Lively Soccer Game
The German Sports Club and a
picked team had a game of soccer
in Lihue park Sunday afternoon
which attracted a number of spec
tators. ithin fiw minutes of the
end of the game the score stood 2
to 2. The Germans made a sud
den suuit, hovev r. closing the
contest 4 to 2 in their favor.
New Secretary Here
C. R. Loomis, secretary of the
new Y. M C A. movement re
cently started on this island, ar
rived at Eleele last Wednesday,
accompanied by Mrs. Loomis and
their two children. Eleele will be
the headquai ters of the new sec
retary, that being near the center
of his field of work.
Masons To Dine
The Free Masons of Kauai will
have a banquet at Hotel Lihue on
the evening of Saturday, June 24,
at which time important plans frr
the future will be gotten under
W. T. Barkow, representative
of the Hawaiian directory, com
pleted his work on Kauai at the
week-end and relumed to Hono
lulu Saturday night. Befoie leav
ing he expressed the opinion that
the canvas had been more thorough
than ever before.
Mrs, Lydgate and sou, Lihue,
returned by the Kinati Wednesday
morning from a visit to Honolulu.
"Nettie," a woman claiming to
weigh 657 pounds, arrived on
Kauai this morning. She will ap
pear in a tent opposite Lihue
coffee shop this evening and in
other Kauai towns later.
The cars and garage of Hon. C.
A. Rice were undoubtedly saved
last Wednesday by the Pyrene
Fire Extinguisher, a small but in
valuable appliance recently intro
duced on Kauai.
The unto boy w a s cleaning
machine at the time of the acci
dent. He was holding a tin of
gasoline in one hand and was
washing the engine with the other,
when friction o r short circuit
started the blaze. The boy tried
to throw the tin of gasoline out of
the window, and that scattered
the fire over the floor.
The car was quickly run out
side. The bov then grabbed one
of the Pvrene Fire Extinguishers,
which was close bv and which he
had been taught to use. With this
remarkable device the flames were
soon squelched, saving the build
ing and the automobiles.
Honolulu i s making a very
strong bid for a crowd from the
other islands o u Kaiuehameha
Day. Excursion steamers will be
run by the Inter-Island Steamship
Company and every effort will be
made to give those attending the
festivities a good time.
So greatly is the citv interested
in the affair and the crowd that
the Chamber of Commerce is send
ing its secretary to Kauai at this
week end to "nail down" as many
candidates for the trip as can be
found. The secretary wishes to
meet the Kauai dumber of Com
merce o u the proposition, but
that will hardlv be possible on ac
count of the distance most of the
members have to travel.
Anyhow, follow ing is the sub
stance of a letter received from
Secretary Brown, of the Honolulu
Chamber of Commerce, which ex
plains the whole matter:
I expect to arrive in Lihue on
Friday morning, the PHh. You
probably have sten by the news
papers that this Chamber will
make an effort to attract residents
of the other islands to our Kame
haineha Day festivities on June
10. 11 and 12.
My object in coming to Lihue is
to see if I cannot interest the peo
ple throu h your Chamber of Com
merce, and 1 would be thoroughly
pleased indeed if opportunity were
given me to say something along
the lines of our entertainment to a
meeting of vour member? either
on Friday or Saturday."
"Madame Butterfly", put on by
W. Fernandez in Lihue Social
hall Saturday evening, attracted a
very large house, as the picture
had done at other places. In it
Mary Pickford was seen at a new
angle and many seemed to feel
that the sketch, while out of the
ordinary, was good The film con
cluded at Koloa last evening.
Supervisor T. Brandt will leave
about the first of July for a vaca
tion tour of thiee months on the
Coast, during which he will visit
The resignation of Lieutenant
Douglas Baldwin, quartermaster
of the third battalion, Fourth In
fantry, has been approved by