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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 12. NO. 30.
L1HUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, JULY 25. 1916
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.r0 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER CCPY
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The old Arthur Rice house in Li
Ihh), now occupied by Mr. and Mrs.
Christopher Kuhhnaun, was filter
ed hy mi unknown man last Friday
night, who was tindouhtedly bent
on theft, or some other crime; judg
ing i'r.om tin suspicious ciroum
stanees under wliieh he was dis
At about !') a. in. Mrs. Kuhhnaun
was awakened from a light sleep by
the faint rustling of 1 1 it bedroom
window blind. After a listening
and becoming more and more sus
picious, she awoke her husband,
asking him to turn on the light,
without mentioning her fears. 1m
medietely upon the light being turn
ed on, a crouching figure sprang
up from the lloor and made for the
lu;a rest exist. Illuming with head
half covered by his fore-arm, the
occupants of the room were unable
to see his face and could only ob
serve that he wore a blue stripe
shirt and khaki pants, his feet
being bare. Kuhlmann sprang out
reaching for a loaded shot gun and
chased after the retreating figure, at
whom he lired a charge, not before
he had reached the trees in the
yard, thus preventing sure aim.
No trace of the recreant could be
found, when a search was made
later, nor it is known whether the
charge hit him or not. If hurt to
any considerable extent, he will no
doubt be easily traced, meantime
the police are working upon what
slight clues they have at hand.
Battalion athletic ollieers have
completed arrangements whereby a
double series of battalion games will
be played, taking upjeight Sundays;
to be followed by a double regimen
tal series to include the Hospital
Corps. J lie host hattalion team as
indicated by percentage during the
first series .will be eligible to com
pete in the regimental series.
There will lie two games
Sunday in each battalion.
's A and C in Lihue.
li and D in Lihue.
's B and C in. Lihue.
" A and I) in Lihue.
Co.'s A and B in Kilauea.
. "C and I) in Kilauea.
August HlJt 1 1 no game set. Jl a
tie occurs will be played on this
date. Except when Sunday after
noon drill interfere the lirst game
each Sunday will begin at 1:150 p
m. and the second game at ;5:;!0.
Second Battalion. First Series.
Co.'s .H and F at Kealia.
" C! and II at Homestead.
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F and II at Homestead.
's E and II at Kealia.
" F andt; at Kealia.
Co.'s L and I at Makaweli.
" K and M at Makaweli.
Co.'s L and K at Makaweli.
" I and M at Makaweli.
Co.'s L and M at Makaweli.
" K and L at .Makaweli. '
Co.'s L and M at Makaweli.
" K and I at Makaweli.
A schedule for a second series
has also been leceived from the sec
ond battalion, but as the regiment
al is suheiluled to begin mi August
'27 th it is presumed that this will
hi! played later.
During nearly the whole of his
life Mr. Win. Hyde lliee has been
intimately connected with the Lihue
Hawaiian Church, first as a boy in
the Sunday School, then as a faith
ful attendent anil Sundsy School
worker and now for many years as
wise leader, and a generous patron
as well as at times acting pastor, in
deed the very existence of t li e
church and assuredly its nourishing
prosperity, have been due mainly
to his unfailing interest and effort.
Accordingly it is not to be wond
red at that the seventieth anniver
sary ot ins until hunday last was
recognized and celebrated with af
fectionate regard by the church.
The newly installed minister Rev.
S. Kapu taking for his text the
words of the Psalmist "Thus shall
the man be blessed that fearth the
Lord" dwelt at some length on the
value of such a man to the church
uul community and emphasized
the well merited prosperity which,
as in this ease, came to such a man
a prosperity in which all could re
joice, because it was more or less
shared by all.
A special memorial of apprecia
tion and regard was presented by
Mr. Kapu on behalf of the church,
to which Mr. Rice made an appro
priate response in idiomatic and
graceful Hawaiian. A special Hymn,
composed for the occasion by Mr.
Kapu, and set to music in the form
of a duet and chorus added to the
interest of the event and the chorus
contest choir rendered some of the
fine music prepared for the Hilo
At the close ot the service, as a
surprise, the congregation were in
vited to participate in an ice cream
cornucopia festival o n the lawn,
where, amid general rejoicing, and
many congratulations a very gener
ous supply of ice cream was made
Later in the day there was a
family dinner at which the numer
ous relations were gathered, and
later still the Kapaia band tendered
their good wishes and congratula
tions in the form of some choice
music suitable for the occasion.
Cablegrams and wireless messages
o f congratulations 'were received
during the day from friends anibre
latives away from Kauai.
Altogether it was a red letter day,
full of kindliness and good will; the
kind that gives one a new jest in
life and a new faith in humanity.
Macomber- Werner Wedding
A very pretty and well attended
wedding took place last Wednesday
evening at the Ilanalci church when
Elizabeth, the elder daughter of
Deputy Sheriff Werner was married
to Edward P. Macomber of Hono
lulu. The bride was given away by her
father, while Miss Rose Werner
assisted as bridesmaid. John Silva
of Honolulu, ably filled the role of
To the strains of Lohengrin's
wedding march played by Mrs.
Menefoglio, the procession was led
by charming little flower girls and
the maids of honor, forming a very
pleasing picture within the beauti
fully decorated church. The choir
of the Huialoha Society assisted in
the musical part of the program.
At the conclusion of the church
surviee wliieh was conducted by
Rev. R. Puuki, of Anahola, the
party adjourned to the bride's home
where an elaborate luau waited the
three hundred guests who had gath
ered irotn all over the island.
1 he hndal couple will spend a
short time at Ilanalci before return
ing to Honolulu.
Mrs. A G. Horn of Honolulu, is
the house guest of Mr. and Mrs. K.
C. Hopper of Lihue. Mrs. Horn is
accompanied b y her two small
Sugar, (i.l I.
Honolulu Supreme court dccidi.- Rapid Transit may increase capi
tal stock up to one million six hundr'd thousand dollar. Holds value
of prnHMty in excess of limitation.
when .Judge Stuart is sustained.
A representative of the Advertiser shows Attorney Garden two gam
bling joints in operation. New play is uncovered in Matinakea street
while the Aala lane outfit is still operating.
Permits to drive autos in Honolulu are for revenue only.
Regulations enacted by -supervisors are almost totally disregarded by
police. About the only essential is a three dollars fee.
Bourbon platform for Hawaii party is practically made a free port.
(ioverninent ownership of public utilities will lie important plank.
Commission government meets with
Homesteailiug, equal sulfrage, statehood and national atlmmmtra
tion are endorsed. Stock exchange business brisk, lul l Olaa shares
change hands and Kwa is in demand.
Governor Pinkham will probahly appoint William II. nice of Kauai
to succeed I). P. U. Isenberg on promotion committee.
Washington The Tinted States will soon acquire the Danish West
Indies. Term regarding the sale of new acquisition will be announced.
Negotiations for transfer reach the stage where only ratification of treaty
by representatives of governments is needed to close the deal. Twenty
five million is the price to be paid and Washington gives up all claims
upon Greenland and new country may be used as American naval coal
Right To Appeal Denied
London Right to appeal to Lords is denied to Irish leaders. British
official refuses authorization which would give Roger Casement another
chance. Nationalists begin move in his behalf. Pope and many prom
inent catholics petition for revision of death sentence.
Uncle Sam Ready Protect Firms
Washington Uncle Sam is ready tc prevent harm to Yankee linns.
Vigorous action will be taken to draw out sting from black list. Wilson
is concerned, he admits to all callers. He may make formal statement
on the situation to public this morning. Senate has confirmed nomina
tion of John II nstace Clarke as associate jtistace. Successor to Charles
E. Hughes on the bench of supreme court is a distinguished Ohian.
Anazacs Win More Front
Paris By a tremendous drive, the Anzacs win more front. Paris
reports Germans evacuated Pozieres which control" direct road to Pabau
nie and straightens out British lines. Struggle forces Teutons to shift
, Russians announce successful thrust by General Kuropatkin, against
the great armies of von Ilindenberg.
Mexican General Blames Americans
El Paso Mexican General blames Americans and General Bell de-
nieii thnt guardsmen arc guilty of shooting up greaser's homes of Mexi
cans accuse l ankees.
A New Minister
fter a considerable pastorless in
terim during which Mr. Win. Hyde
Rice has been acting, the Lihue
Hawaiian church have Itecn fortu
nate enough to secure the services
of Rev. S. Kapu, one of the leading
Hawaiian ministers of tlu Islands,
as well as one of the most graceful
md effective preacher.
Mr. Kapu has for the last 12
years been teaching hygiene and
music, in the Lahaina-luna school
in English, a somewhat remarkable
accomplishment for a Hawaiian.
Prior to that' time he had held sev
eral important pastorates.
lie has a wife and six children.
an in wnoin win ne a welcome
dition to our community.
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Pines Ripen Rapidly
Both the Kauai Fruit it Land
Co.'s canning plant and that of the
Hawaiian Canneries have been tax
ed to their utmost capacity during
the last few days, endeavoring to
take care of the immense amount
of fruit which has matured unusual
ly fast this season. This same con
dition is reported from Oahu, and
would seem to be due in part to
Mr. Farley Travels
Tax Assessor J. K. Farley sailed
from Honolulu today for the Coast,
a vacation trip which will take him
to various parts of the States. He
will be away alxnit three months.
J. M. Lydgate will have charge of
Mr. Farley's work in the absence of
Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Wilcox gave
a very enjoyable swimming party
at their Koloa beach house last
Friday. A delicious picnic was par
taken of by the score of guests be
fore returning to Lihue.
NEWS B WIRELESS
Action instigated by Governor fails
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Auto Breaks Axile
Within sight of visitors at tin
Kukawa mountain house, a Buick
runalout belonging to Judge Dickey,
while unoccupied and stopped, sud
denly began t o move backward
down the slight incline, finally
gathering momentum and crashing
down the precipice. Its progress
however, was arrested n y some
bushes alxait twenty feet below,
where it rested until hauled out by
mules. A broken axle was found
to he the total damage.
Prank Leads To Court
In Koloa court yesterday Pedro
Martin, defendant, who was charg
ed with assault and battery, alleged
that while sleeping in a cane field,
plaintiff Manuel Pereira fired
guava at him, causing him to ad
minister prompt and efficient chas
tisement, which led to the court,
where it was proven that Pereira
was not the boy who fired the niud-
crous juicy missile.
The court gave lenient judgement
against Martin, with due regard to
Ins a() years and large family.
Co M Enjoys Luau
Captain W. O. Crowell entertain
ed the mcmlicrs of his company at
a very tasty luau last Sunday in
Waiiuea. The occasion was to ecl
bnito the capture of second prize in
the company competition drills on
the Glorious l'ointli.
Waimea Canyon Float
A suggestion has come from Hon
olulu, and taken up locally, to lwve
an elaborate painting of Wainieii
canyon in the next Carnival iminiIc.
The exhibit, or wlwtcver it may
be called, will be prcmrcd by ox
perls and it is understood tlmt tint
cost will be quite moderate.
Y. M. C. A. WORK
Y. M. C. A. activities are taking
a strong hold of a number of dilfcr
ent elements all over Kauai. Al
though its organizers are end-a-.or-ing
to go slowly in organizing in
the various centers," prcfering tc
build up gradually and s, lidly. ii
is found that a considerable m ni
ber of requests are being made at
different times that branches of the
association be allowed to go ahead
with such lines of work as English
classes or sport clubs.
In Makaweli there is already a
lloiirisiing class in English. A num
ber of neighboring camps also wish
to take up this line of work. Debat
ing forms a strong feature of this
part of the program, the Filipinos
entering with great enthusiasm .
In Eleele the work includes a
number of different elements and is
of a more general nature; while the
Kekaha centre has specialized in
mechanical drawing and following
cooperatively, various discarded
technical correspondence courses.
Lihue has so far confined its work
among the Filipinos who are ex
ceedingly enthusiastic in edueation.
Elizabeth Kaeo, wife of County
Attorney S. K. Kaeo, died last
Tuesday night at her Nawiliwili
home. Although Mrs. Kaeo had
been ailing for a few days her sud
den death came as an unexpected
blow to both relatives and friends.
Impressive funeral services were
held at the Kaeo home at two i.'
clock Wednesday afternoon, Rev.
Kapu of Lihue, and Rev. R. Puuki
of Kapaa ofliciating. Interment was
then made in the Hawaiian church
cemetery, where a large gathering
of friends paid their last respects at
the graveside, Moral tributes being
numerous and beautiful.
Deceased was a native of Molokai
and she leaves a brother to mourn
her lo.-s as well as Mr. Kaeo.
A very delightrul boating trip
and picnic was given by Mrs. Wil
liam Hyde Rice last week in honor
of her granddaughters, Edith and
Juliet, who are back from the coast,
spending their vacation with their
parents. 1 he party journeyed up
the Wailua river partaking of
sumptuous repast which was already
prepared near the rice mill. The
return trip was made by moonlight
bringing a much enjoyed aihur to
Lieutenant For Kauai
Mieu'.enant Tinker, of the 'Joth
Infantry, l S. A., will probably
be detailed te the Fourth Infantry,
Kauai, as general instructor, and if
all goes well will arrive here early
in August. Another sergeant-in
struef'r will also likely be detailei
to tin island, Sergiiint liihson re
maining at Lihue and the new ser-
Hinnt Inking the Waimiii end. Lieu
tenant Tinker, who-e work be large
ly that of instructing the officers, is
a married man himI both he and
his wife Hie favorities in the social
wt of the army.
Hearing For Browns
Mr. and Mrs. II. C. Brown, form
eilv of IIm WuiiiH'a M'litMtL will le
given m hearing by the Demrtnnnt
of Kilumliou at IbuKilulu on July
81 t hit xl Uwfir own rcquttfl.
Joaquin "lva (ahr 1 wharf wc rk
er ' l ti I i in m Honi.hi'u to Ks uai
by the !,i rd Young Enyinee :ng
Co. in connection with their recon
struction of the Waiiuea wharf,' vas
drowned while swimming in the
Waimea river last Sunday.
'file cin'Joyees under S'ipi'ri-ii ,ii
dent McDonald bad worked du.ing
the morning, and after knoekin; off
for the day a number went in the
Water nerr the mouth of the liver
for a plunge. Silva when last 'n
by two of his ni.ile was about loO
ards further tin- river than t' -y,
md aiipaicntly wading in water not
more than breast high.
The two ciuil)a..iuiis however,
observed him to disappear below
the water and with thinking any
thing amiss, resiniitd their auuatic
lis;:ortations; when they realized
that Silva had not reappeared. lp
on investigating the immediate vi-
inity of the accident, no sign of
the man could lie Keen and it was
not until some fifteen or twenty
minutes later that a Hawaiian nam
ed Kaweheiwa brought up the body.
Prompt efforts at restoration of life
failed. The coroner's jury yeter-
lay brought in a verdict of acciden
tal drowning The dead man leaves
i wife in Honolulu.
The Glass Nuisance on the Pub
lic Roads of Kauai
Koloa, Kauai, July 17th. 11)1(5.
Editor Garden Island:
Could not anything be done to
effectively deal with the glass nui-
anee on our belt road ? It seems to
me that the Chamber of Commerce
or the Board of Supervisor. could
well afford to take up this subject
md enfore some beneficial result
for all concerned; especially the
various Supervisors, each "in his
own district, ought to be able to
abate the frequency of the glass
lying broken on so many places.
Yesterday on the distance between
Koloa and Waimea there were not
less than four places, most of them
where t h e glass liaipl. could
not be avoided, being all over the
road. I had a blowout on a tire
guaranteed for (i(K)0 miles, the rub
ber on which was not half used,
simply on account of a small but
deej) cilt from a glass splinter. If
we had a provision on our statute
books to make it a misdemeanor to
willfully leave glass on the road
and the Supervisors were given au
thority to punish the delinquents,
we would at least be doiiig some
thing to remedy a state of things
from which surely a large number
of innocent outoists suffer consider
Pro bono publico.
The Dean Wedding
D. William Dean, clerk of tl e
Kauai Circuit Court, and Miss Han
nah Mnude Jacobsen, a well-known
local school teacher, will be mar
ried at the parsonage of Central
I'nion church in Honolulu at S:80
tomorrow morning and will sail in
the Matsonia an hour later for Cali
fornia. The young couple will re
turn to Lihue late in September.
The officiating clergyman at the
wedding will le Dr. Brooks, who is
temporarily filling t h e Central
I'nion pulpit, in the absence of Dr.
Mrs. Dean, Sr., will also be a
passenger with her sou and new
daughter-in-law for California. She
will be away about a year.