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ESTABLISHED), 1904. VOL. 12. NO. 34.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1916
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TODAY'S AND LATEST
L BANQUET OF THE
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Fred Patterson, atromey, of Li
hue, was unanimously elected pres
ident of the Kauai Chamher of
Commerce at the annual business
meeting held in the county building
at G o'clock Saturday evening. Hie J
only other change in officers was that
of auditor, Mr. Wm. N. Stewart,
of Lihuc, succeeding Mr. Carl Bay
er, of Makawcli.
With President Avery in the chair
the meeeting proceeded as follows:
Minutes of the previous special
session were approved.
The detailed annual report of the
treasurer showed that the sum of
$1811.57 had been received from all
sources during the year, including
a balance of 8141. 32 brought for
ward from the previous year; and
that expenditures had been 81602.
08, leaving a balance on hand of
The auditor reported that he had
checked the cash and books of the
treasurer and had found the same
to be correct and in due form.
Colonel Broadbent proposed for
membership Messrs. E. S. Swan,
W. E. Davis, Thomas Hustace
and Elmer M. Cheatham, and Mr.
Silva proposed the name of Dr. W.
H. Hill. All were elected.
The matter of a delegation to the
Civic Convention in Hilo was
brought up and discussed , but ac--was
deferred to the evening
Mr. W. N. Stewart, for the nom
inating committee, reported the
i. j. ft. scon
One of the largest midsummer
social functions was the reception
last Wednesday by Mrs. Richard
Lyons Hughes, of Eleele, in honor
of her mother, Mrs. J. A. Scott, of
The two ladies received the guests
in the cocoanut grove fronting the
house, where rugs, comfortable
chairs and tables with bowls of
flowers made a delightful spot.
Inside the house, in living room
anil dining room, small tables for
serving refreshments were set about.
Here cut flowers were used in pro
fusion, white phlox, fragrant white
carnations and cream-colored snap
dragons being noticed, while Afri
can daisies and pink roses lent a bit
'Zi contrasting color.
Mrs. Harold S. Iruscott poured
the tea and coffee, and her tablo
was decorated with a tall silver vase
of beautiful roses. Mrs. Allen Cree
vey also assisted at refreshment
The ladies invited were as fol
lows: Mrs. Myers, Mrs. W. Hyde
Rice, Mrs. Wm. Henry Rice, Mrs.
Chas. Rice, Mrs. W. II. Grote, Mrs.
Ralph L. Wilcox, Mrs. S. W. Wil
cox, Mrs. Chas. H. Wilcox, Mrs.
G. Wilcox, Mrs. Albert Wilcox, the
Misses Wilcox, Mrs. Putman, Mrs.
F. Damon, Miss V. Damon, Miss
Swan.y, Mrs. Lydgate, Mrs. Wish
ard, Miss 15. Wishard Mrs. F. Web
er, Miss Lulu Weber, Miss G. Pur
cell, Mrs. A. II. Waterhouse, Mrs.
Chas. Looinis, Mrs. Creevey, Mrs.
II. M. Roberts, Mrs. K. Roendahl,
Miss Rcsor, Mrs. Leavitt, Mrs. Ilas
tie, Miss J. Ilastie, Mrs. Bole, Mrs.
Pillar, the Misses Pillar. Mrs. Moler,
Mrs. 15. D. Baldwin, Mrs. Douglas
Baldwin, Miss Turner, Mrs. Dunn,
Mrs. Deverill, Mrs. Truseott, Mrs.
N. Browne, Mrs. Bayer, Mrs. F. A.
Lyman, Mrs. R. N. Oliver, Mrs.
W. K. Schultz, Mrs. Banham, Miss
following recommendations for of
ficers of the Chamber during the
ensuing year: For president, Fred.
Patterson, of Lihuc; Vice president,
T. Brandt, of Waimea; treasurer,
J. I. Silva, of Eleele; secretary, L.
D. Tiinmons, of Lihuc.
Mr. Silva nominated Mr. II. L.
Hughes for the ollice of treasurer,
but the latter declined. The same
member then nominated Colonel
Broadbent for president, but with
Colonel Broadbent moved that
the niles be suspended and that the
secretary cast one ballot for the
four names presented by the com
Mr. Menefoglio nominated Mr.
W. N. Stewart for auditor.
Mr. Silva moved that nomina
tions close and that Mr. Stewart
be declared elected. Carried.
The chair appointed Messrs.
Broadbentt Stewart and Menefoglio
to escort the new president to his
Mr. Patterson took his seat as
Colonel Broadbent thought the
Chamber should express its appre
ciation of the good work of Mr.
Avery during the year. It had been
a strenuous period. Many import
ant matters had come up, some of
them difficult to handle, and Mr.
Avery negotiated the breakers ad
mirably. He moved that the Cham
ber extend to Mr. Avery a vote
of thanks and approval. Carrier.
T IS EXPECTED
OF KAUAI AT 10
Replying to a letter of the secre
tary of the Kauai Chamber of Com
merce inquiring just what would
be expected of this island in the
I Civic Convention a t Hilo next
month, Mr. V. L. Stevenson, secre
tary, replied in part as follows:
"I can only say that the number
' of delegates is unlimited and that
we all hope that Kauai will send a
jbig bunch to the convention.
"Kauai delegates will have the
privilege of talking on any of the
subjects brought up at the conven
tion but you people are not expect
ed to provide any paper on any
subject. At present we have papers
on Roads, Promotion, Public Health
and Sanitation and the National
Guard Movement, being prepared
by different organizations and indi
viduals. "The delegates will be entertain
ed in unique fashion while in Hilo.
The bunch arrive here on the morn
ing of Thursday, September 21, and
(leave for Honolulu on the afternoon
of Monday, Sentcmber 25. There
will be excursions, dances, banquets
and other features to keep the dele
gates happy and busy when not
working in the convention hall.
"Tell the Kauai people that they
will always regret it if they do not
come to Hilo next month."
Papers of candidates for the Le
gislature must he filed with t he
prcper authorities on or.before Sep
E. Banham, .Miss Porterlield, Mrs.
II. II. Brodie, Mrs (i. S. Water
house, Mrs. A. It. (Slaisyer, Mrs.
Alex. Brodie, Mrs. Th. Brandt,
Mrs. C. B. Hofgaard, MUs Ilof-
gaard, Mrs. Geo. Ewart, Mrs.
Woods, the Misses Woods, Mies
Martin, Mrs. A. Robinson, Mrs. A.
S. Knudsen, Mrs. Faye, Miss E.
Fayo, Mrs. Edmondson, and Miss
Honolulu Labor Investigator
the government on labor conditions
better oft- than labor hi most tropical
Japanese cannot bo thoroughly Americanized until the third generation
The homestead law he regards as a farce.
(.'. Brewer el-Company will pay
during the months of August and
At Hanalei Beach
Ilanalei lias been a popular and
populi us community of late, a sort
of suburb of Lihuc since there were
many Lihuc people summering
there, the various beach houses
being full to overflowing. Morn
ing, noon and night the wharf
has been alive with enthusiastic but
"green" fishermen, mostly of a
tender age, and the sands dappled
with figures in proper costume and
the waters fleeted with tumbling
swimmers w h o mostly couldn't
Gomez To Coast
Jos. Gomez, proprietor of the
Ilanapepe Store, will leave Septem
ber 2 for Honolulu and the coast,
his purpose being to get a sea voy
age and a little rest. He will be
away four or live weeks. This will
be his first vacation in fourteen
The Waimea police arrested six
teen Japanese at Ilanapepe Sunday
night on the charge of gambling.
Most of them forfeited bail, the
total being 8270. One being a crip
ple and apparently merely a looker
on, was released. Five are in jail
and have retained Attorney Fred.
Patterson, of Lihuc, to defend them.
Lihue Union Church
Sunday last was a mile-stone day
in the history of the Lihue Union
church, in that seven new members
were received, with appropriate. ind
impressive services. This is the
largest number ever taken in at one
The new deacons Mr..W. C. Avery
and Judge L. A. Dickey, were also
inducted into ollice with suitable
and impressive ceremony.
Mexican Takes Sugar
The steamship Mexican arrived
at Port Allen Friday morning. She
brought no freight. She sailed again
last night for Kaanapali, taking
(57, 817 bags of sugar for the coast
and 55 eases of pineapples for Hilo.
Lihue's New Lawyer
John L. Iljorth yesterday passed
the required examination and re
ceived his commission to practice
law before the district coutts of the
Hawaiian Sugar Company last
Tuesday paid a dividend of thirty
cents a share, which amounted to
Two sons of E. M. Cheatham, of
the Waipouli country, are at home
from college for the summer vaca
tion. One is attending Princeton
and the other the University of
Miss 1 1 ily n Schinunelfenig, of
Kuloa, who will shortly lie leaving
for Honolulu, is the guest for ten
days of the 15. 1). P.alilwin'sat their
Clark has made exhaustive report to
in Hawaii. Hawaii workmen are
countries, the report savs. The
$150,000 extra dividends of 8150,000
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Rices To Coast
Hon. and Mrs. Wm. Hyde Rice
and Mrs. Ralph Wilcox and daugh
ter sailed in the Maui Friday after
noon for Honolulu and the const
where they will tour for an indefi
nite period probably, however,
three or four months. Most of the
time will bo spent spent visiting rela
A Farewell Party
Miss Dora Broadbent gave a par
ty rriday in honor of Misses Edith
and Juliette Rice, who sailed the fol
lowing afternoon to re-enter school
Kinau A Day Late
On account of certain necessary
bmshincr mi. the Iviniiu will nnt nr.
rive tomorrow morning but will be
in lhursuay morning instead.
Company A Defaults
The baseball players of Comyany
A were more interested in a luau
over Kapaa way than in the nation
al game set for Lihue park Sunday
afternoon, so dcafulted to the Fili
pinos. To Park Corner
The corner next to the Tiptop
theater, in Lihue, across the road
from Lihue Store, will be parked
and otherwise beautified. A hand
some street light will go in front of
The freighter Hyades will prob
ably arrive at Port Allen tomorrow
Baldwins To Hills
The B. D. Baldwins, of Makawc
li, moved up last Thursday to their
mountain house above Homesteads
where they will snend the remain.
der of the warm season. They have
several young people as their guests.
Returning To School
Hon. and Mrs. Chas. A. Rice left
in the Kinau Saturday afternoon
for Honolulu, accompanying their
daughters, Misses Edith and Juliet
te, that far, the young ladies being
on their way back to school in Cali
fornia. Miss Hobdy, who had been
the guest of the Misses Rice, return
ed to Honolulu by the same steam
GOXSALVES-To Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. Gonsalves of Wilhelmina Rise,
Honolulu, a boy, August 19, 191(5.
Henry C. Brown, of Waimea, ar
rived in Lihue by the Maui this
morning and it is underwood that
Mrs. B.own will return bv tho k'i.
nan on Thursday, landing at Wai
An adjourned nicetim- of tl II' A I!.
cident Board will be held in the
county building, Lihue, at 7:150 to
The James Johnson sailed from
Port Allen Thursday night for Port
Angeles after discharging her cargo
The Kauai Chamber of Com
merce, with exactly fifty present,
held its annual banquet at the Fair
view Hotel in Lihue Saturday even
ing, beginning at 7 o'clock. The
dining hall arrangements, under
the direction of Major Wm. Henry
Rice, were perfect, and the program
as a whole was one of the most en
joyable yet attempted by the Cham
ber. Fred Patterson, the newly elected
president of the Chamber, was toast
master. Mr. W. C. Avery, the retiring
president, whose work was so flat
teringly commended by vote of the
Chamber at the earlier business ses
sion, made a short address in which
he reviewed in on interesting way
the work of the year. Mr. Patter
son followed with a few remarks,
thanking the Chamber for the honor
conferred upon him and promising
his best efforts in behalf of the or
ganization. During the evening numerous
features were put on by the enter
tainment committee. Albert Hor
ner, Jr., and E.W. Garden present
ed a duet, with Harry Vincent as
accompanist, which was much en
joyed; and Mr. K. Roendahl offer
ed a piano selection which was
equally appreciated. Extraordinary
features were a Japanese sword
dance and a geisha dance, enacted
Both a Filipino and a Hawaiian
orchestra supplied music.
Being called.upon, Colonel Broad
bent made a statement in regard to
the National Guard, reporting pro
gress and a healthful state of things
in the way of
TO ORIGINAL LIST
At the second day's sittjng of the
Commissioners of Education in Ho
nolulu last Tuesday several changes
were made in the list of teachers for
the Kauai schools the coining year.
The first noted is that Miss Ethel
Kaleo is appointed to Koolau in
place of Miss Masae Tanaka. John
Limahai is added to the Anahola
school. Miss Mary Jensen is ap
pointed to Kapahi. Mrs. I ouisa
Wright, Miss Beatrice Scharschand
Miss Rene Bronileigh no longer ap
pear in the list for Kap'aa, while
Misses Helen M. Rolph, Lulu Brown
anil Marjorie Wiggin and Lucy Aki
and Louise P.Sheldon are new
names in the lit there. Misses Helen
and Margaret Moore are added to
The Kauai High School's force
remains the same as in original list, i
In the Lihue school there will be one
other new teacher, Miss .leanette
Seawright. In the Koloa list it is
noted that the names of Miss Mau-
rine Samson and Miss Palmyra Reis
do not appear. Miss Ahnira Mitchell
is added to Kaluheo. The names of
Misses Ing and Ruth L. Johnson do
not appear in the new Eleele list.
Additions to the staff there are Miss
Katherine Lichens and Mrs. E. Al
len Creevey. There are still two
vacancies in this school.
Miss Roma Beach and I.. M.
Schwartz no longer appear in the
Makaweli list. A new name is that
of Miss Gladys Smith, leaving one
vacancy. Mrs. Lilian Hardy drops
out at Waimea and the name of
Mrs. Gertrude Brodie appears in
stead, in place of at Kekuha.
Hon. J. II. Coney addressed the
body in regard to the approaching
election, stating that he had decided
to enter the field for the Senate
and asked the support of the mem
bers. He also made the interesting
announcement that Mr. Chas. H.
Wilcox would be a candidate for
Mr. Wilcox, in response to calls
for a "speech", said that he had
been thinking over the matter of
running for the House of Represen
tatives, but had not fully decided
anil that the announcement was
probably a little premature. How
ever, if the Chamber felt that it
wanted him to enter the race he
would do so.
The latter remark was greeted by
a round of applause that left no
doubt in the minds of anyone as to
how the members of the Chamber
felt in regard to the matter.
Percy Deverill told a good story,
and the meeting took up again the
matter of delegates to the Civic Con
vention, to be held in Hilo Septem
ber 21-25. After discussion it was
decided that members wishing to go
should file their names with the
secretary and they would be proper
ly accreditted by the President in
the proper season.
The banquet itself was commend
ed as being exceptionally fine and
the service was excellent. Everyone
present considered it a huge success
in every respect.
This was the third annual affair
of the Chamber, the first being upon
the retirement of President Rohrig,
the second upon the retirement of
president Putman and this upon
the retirement of President Avery.
A BRIDGE PARTY
Mrs. F. A. Lyman, of Waimea,
entertained on the 18th, with a
most pleasant bridge afternoon,
complimenting Mrs. J, A. Scott.
At the close of the games Mrs.
Guv Rankin held highest score and
was presented with a crystal and
silver vase. The consolation prize
was a silver pepper shaker which
went to Mrs. Truseott.
For the ladies who, did not care
for bridge there was a guessing con
test, for which Mrs. Black won a
silver tray as first honor and Miss
Strayne a brush for consolation.
The Hawaiian orchestra played
luring the afeernoon and was en
joyed by Mrs. Lyman's guests who
Mrs. Scott, Mrs. Hughes, Mrs.
Donnel, Mrs. Black, Mrs. Dunn,
Miss Lindsay, Mrs. F. A. Alexander
Mrs. G. S. Waterhouse, Mrs. Loo
mis, Mrs. Brodie, Mrs. Rankin,
Mrs. Cunningham, Mrs. Haldean,
Mrs. Edmondson, Mrs. Deverill.
Mrs. Creevey, Mrs. Roberts, Mrs.
Truseott, Mrs. Glaisyer, MissStray
ne, Mrs. Jesse, Mrs. Oliver, and
Hon. J. II. Coney will likely op
position in the primary for tue no
mination as a candidate on the Re
publitan ticket for the Senate. Isaac
S. Kaiu, of Waipouli, who gives his
occupation a s fanner, is around
hustling names for his first papers.
It is understood that some promi
nent leaders in Hawaiian church
work have signed his petition.
IS LYMAN S