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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 12. NO. 35.
L1HUF, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, AUGUST 29. 1916
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Miss Lydia Miller, sister of Mrs.
Henry Blake, and assisted by Mr.
and Mrs. Blake, gave a reception
and dance Saturday evening at the
home of the latter in Koloa for
children of the neighborhood who
are leaving this week for school in
Honolulu. The house was brilliant
ly lighted and decorated for the oc
casion. Among the students present were
the children of Mr. and Mrs. II.
Brandt, Mr. and Mrs. Kuhlmann,
Rev. Kaulili, Mr. and Mrs. Kaupi
ko, Mr. and Mrs. Kruse and others.
Ice cream and other refreshments
were served and dancing was kept
up to the small hours of morning.
All were agreed that it was a most
REACHES HOME TO
FIND FOLKS GONE
The Advertiser tells the follow
"Have you ever come home to
find that you no longer have a
home?" asked circuit Judge Lyle
A. Dickey of Kauai who arrived in
the Maui yesterday morning from
the Garden Island.
"This is my sad plight," the
jurist continued, explaining why he
' is now a guest at the Colonial.
"Father's gone to the mainland
for an extended visit and rented the
old homestead to a stranger. I land
ed this morning, made a bee line
for home and was there informed
by an unfamiliar face and voice that
dad was not living there at present.
"This explains how 1 came to be
a guest at a city hotel for the first
time in my life. I'm now going
through the experience."
Judge Dickey is here for two
weeks. His commission for circuit
judge of Kauai expired some time
ago and he is now holding over un
til ho is either reappointed or suc
ceeded in office by some one else.
So far as is known there is no ap
plicant for Judge Dickey's place and
his reappointment is almost certain,
his friends say.
Rats As Type Thieves
Taking stock of some oJ his best,
new type last week Manager Hopper,
of Tiik Gakdkx Island, discovered
that almost the whole of one case
had disappeared. There had been
" a burglary without doubt ! Whom
and where was the thief? Mr. Hop
per was almost ready to interview
the slieriiT on the matter, when he
thought to look under a big furni
ture cabinet. There the type was
found big piles of it. It was plain
that rats hail carried it there.
"What in thunder did rats want
to do witli that type anyhow"? he
demanded of the ollice boy.
"I 'spose they want to learn how
to set type after hours" was the
The type was carefully rearranged
in its proper place and a war de
clared on nits that would make yes
terday's declaration by Roumania
look like a hiking order of the Boy
Mr. H. I. Spaulding is again at
Kealia, having arrived in the Ki
nau Thursday morning reaching
Honolulu a few days before from
California. He was accompanied
from Honolulu by Colonel Z. S.
Spalding and Manager (iaylord P.
Wilcox, of the Makee Sugar Com
pany, who were in the city in con
nection with the Makee-Lihue Plan
tation Co. deal.
TO START SUNDAY
The "finals" in the baseball
scheme of this season will commence
next Sunday. (James up to last
Sunday have been between teams of
the same battalions. Now comes
the series in which the champion
teams of the three battalions will,
meet in mighty combat, at the con
clusion of which the victorious nine
of the victorious battalion will re
ceive the splendid silver cup put up
by Messrs. Theo. H. Davies it Com
pany, plus an unspecified amount
There will be four teams in the
finals, Company B, of Li hue, ap
pearing for the first battalion; Com
pany F, of Kealia, the second bat
talion; Company I, of Makaweli,
the third battalion, and (last but
not least) the hospital corps. In
asmuch as these four teams have
proved the best in the military
league, some first-class baseball be
tween them may be expected. The
scries of championship contests will
be as follows:
3rd. bat. vs. 1st. bat., at Lihue.
2nd. bat. vs. Hosp. Corps, at Kealia.
3rd. bat. vs. ITosp. Corps, at Maka
weli. 2nd. bat. vs. 1st. bat., at Kealia.
1st. bat. vs. Hosp. Corps, at Lihue.
3rd. bat. vs. 2nd. bat., at Lihue.
1st. bat. vs. 3rd. bat., at Makaweli.
Hosp. Corps vs 2nd. bat., at Kealia.
3rd. bat. vs. Hosp. Corps, at Lihue.
1st. bat. vs. 2nd. bat., at Kealia.
2nd. bat. vs. 3rd. bat., at Lihue.
1st. bat. vs. Hosp. Corps, ot Lihue.
Captain Smythe, of the Company
G team, has a bunch of swift play
ers and is very anxious to arrange a
series with any military aggregation
and battle for honors. This is a
fine chance for any company team
not in the finals.
Captain Hadfield still has his hat
in the ring for a boxing match.
HONORED IN CITY
Honolulu, Aug. 2(1 On Wednes
day afternoon Miss Grace and .Miss
Sibyl Robertson honored M r s.
Douglas Baldwin, a bride of a few
months, who is in Honolulu for a
visit from hcrplantation home on
Kauai, several small tames were
used to seat the guests, they being
decorated with sweet peas, yellow
poppies, forgetmenots and Cecil
Brunei- roses. A very jolly informal
afternoon was enjoyed. Mrs. Bald
win is an extremely pretty girl witli
masses of golden hair always done
most becomingly. She is of the tall
willowy type and is always most at
tractive. Miss Grace and Miss Sibyl Robert
son's guests were Mrs. Douglas Bald
win, the honor guest; Miss Martha
McChesney, Mrs. A. G. M. Robert
son, Mrs. K. E. Bodge, Mrs. Cyril
Iloogs, Mrs. Howard Bode, Mrs.
Reynold B. McGrcw. Miss Dorothy
Guild, Mrs. William B.Lymer, Mrs.
James D. Dougherty. Miss Berniee
Halstead, Mrs. James Lewis, Miss
Alice Hoogs, Mrs.Geoffrey Podinore,
jMrs. Ralph Clark, Miss Edith Wil
liams, Mrs. George W. Wallace and
Miss Grace Robertson.
Next week the E. A. Knudsens
will have as quests Mrs. Richard
Oliver, Mrs. Deverill, Mrs. Rankin,
"Jack" Horner, F.C.Morrow, Miss
'Smith and Miss Wagner.
TODAY'S AND LATEST
NEWS BY WIRELESS
Honolulu According to a new
eral Filipinos, in order to belong to
citizens. This modifiies a previous
not join the militia at all. This later action is based upon recent court
rulings, judicial attitude here and opinion of mainland jurists.
The Governor and Mayor hold a conference on civic ufjfnirs, talking
matters over in a general way.
First Moves Of Roumania
London The little kingdom of Roumania baits Hungary while ti e
Bulgars are threatened. Troops penetrate the passes of Transylvania
Alps tti fall upon the Teutons who are battling with the Russians under
Horrible Examples In, Mexico
Washington Villaista leaders are hanged and their bodies left
poles in the public plaza at Matamoras as a warning to bandits.
Continued o i Page 6
Keep- Open House
The E. A. Knudsens have kept
"open house" in their beautiful
mountain resort a 1 1 summer, or
since the early part of July, and
guests have been coming and going
ill the time. There has been plenty
of good hunting and many cam
pers", among the latter being D.
Howard Hitchcock, with his family,
who spent three weeks in a pretty
spot known as "Kokee"; and the
club has been filled with prominent,
Honolulu teachers all the time, the
last to depart on September 2. A
camp has been in existence therefor
ten years ami by adding a little
each year it has become quite up-to-date.
Loved Wife Too Well
A Porto Riean named Francisco
Medina, living at' Kukuiula, arrived
home drunk Sunday night and
loved his wife so much that he bit
her on the hands and arms. Mrs.
Francisco did not appreciate that
style of showing affection, however,
so Monday morning early put on
her best bonnet, went to Koloa and
got cait a warrant for the arrest of
her hubby. The latter will appear
before Judge Kapahee today.
Broadbenis To Hawaii
Colonel Broad I cnt, wife and chil
dren will leave in the Maui this
afternoon for Honolulu, whence
Mrs. Broadbeut and the younger
members of the family will journey
io Hifo and the volcano. The Colo
nel will return Friday morning but
will leave again a few days later to
take in the Civic Convention and
county fair at Hilo and will return
with his family to Lihue.
Gamblers Forfeit Bail
Deputy SheriiV Henry Blake and
ollieers raided a gambling game in
Koloa Friday night ami bagged
eight Jasanese and Filipino players.
They failed to appear in court the
following day ami forfeited a total
of $100 bail.
At Summer Resorts
R. L. Hughes and family, of Ele
ele, and Mrs. Hughes' mother, Mrs.
John A. Scott, of Hilo, are spend
ing a short season at the Ilaena
home of lion. W. 11. Rice.
A report has been circulated in
Honolulu that Mr. Th. Brandt, of
Waimea,, would return in the
Wilhelmina today from the coast.
Thi.5 may be correct although he
expected to be away until about the
end of September.
Mrs. J. M. Lydgateand sons join
ed the Lihue colony at Hanalci yes
terday and Mr. Lydgate expects to
go over there nearer the week-end.
Mrs. H. C. Brown returned by
the Kinau on Thursday to Waimea.
decision by the Judge Advocate-Gen
the National Guard, must become
decision to the effect that they could
Volleyball is fast becoming popu
lar on Kauai and every week tin
Y. M. C. A. office receives requests
for the rules of the game. Almost
the only game the business men are
playing in the Y. M. C. A. gymna
siums is volleyball. So far as college
faculties are playing any game out
side of tennis, it is generally volley
ball. It is one of the best of school
games, because it takes little space
for many player and is played by
the girls as much as by the boys.
Both boys and girls will begin to
play it four or five years younger
than they will basket ball and will
continue to play it forty years long
er. Volley ball is the best correc
tive known for the bad postures of
the school room and the round and
stooped shoulders which often dis
tinguish the county boy
Luau At Kalihiwai
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Mahikoa
entertained the young folks who
took part in the Koolau C. E. bene
fit, concert and friends at a very de
lightful luau-dinner last Saturday
evening at their residence in Kali
hiwai. The hall and tables were
attractively decorated with flowers
and foliage. The luau concluded
with a dance which lasted to a late
Delicious refreshments were
served by the Misses Mahikoa, and
music was furnished by the Belle
vue (ilee Club.
Governor Pinkham last Thursday
approved the application of the Li
hue plantation Company for permis
sion to increase its capital stock
from 82,100,000 to $3,()(X),)00 and
tc increase its capitalization from
S2,r()0,000 to $",000,000.
School Girl Dies
Miss Harriet Haae, of Kapan.
died at the Lihue hospital Friday
afternoon following an operation
for appendicitis, aged 20. She had
Ix'en a pupil in St. Andrew's Prio
ry, Honolulu, and graduated last
Hyades Sails Direct
The freighter Hyades arrived at
Port Allen Thursday morning from
Honolulu anil sailed the following
day for San Francisco direct, taking
1700 tons of sugar and 1223 cases of
Miss Martha Tullett, an instruct
or in the Hilo High School, is visit
ing Miss Lulu Weber, Lihue.
Harold W. Rice has retired from
the position of assistant manager of
the Maui Agricultural Company and
will devote his entire time to devel
oping the ranch property recently
purchased from Dr. Raymond and
HOLDS A MEETING
The Industrial Accident Board
held a meeting in the county build
ing Thursday evening and cleared
all business from the table. Present
were: L. 1). Tiinnions, chairman;
J. M. Lydgate, executive member;
E. E. Mahhnn and .1. II. Moragne.
Tt was decided to proceed against
one employer of labor who has not
complied with the law in respect to
security for compensation, and oth
er cases will follow as soon as more
definite facts are in hand.
Another insurance concern which
has recently entered this field for
business submitted a copy of its
policy. The Board seemed favorably
impressed with the contract, but, to
be on the safe side, decided to have
it examined thoroughly by attor
neys. A large number of routine mat
ters were discussed and acted upon,
after which adjournment was taken
subject to the call of the chair, with
the understanding, however, that
another meeting would be held very
Kauai poloists engaged in a try
out game with the Oahus at Hono
lulu Thursday ' afternoon and, al
though defeated, gave a good ac
count of themselves. Following is a
partial report of the game given in
one of the city papers;
All doubts as to the strengh of the
Kauai team were removed yesterday
afternoon at Kapiolani polo field in
the match game between the Kauai
and Oahu team. The Kauais show
ed two new plavers who have not
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The third battalion, Major Bald
win, had a very successful and in
teresting diill at Makaweli Sunday
afternoon, witnessed by a large num
ber of people. Colonel Broadbeut
ami staff were also present and in
spected the battalion. Company M,
which made a poor showing at the
recent ollicial inspection by Coloniel
Lincoln, turned out very strong.
Captain Crowell had been asisHng
Captain Oliver in bracing this com
pany up, and with marked success
Major Rice had called a drill of
the first battalion for Sunday after
noon in Lihue park, but Company
A, for some reason, fell flat on it.
It i hinted that a luau was at the
bottom of the failure. Companies
B and (' put in the afternoon drill
ing, w'.i'.i the fiw faithful of Com
pany A bad taiyet practice.
The concert held at Kalihiwai
for the benefit of the Koolau Chris
tain Endeavor was a great success.
It was put on by Kamchamcha and
Normal students. The hall was
beautifully decorated with ferns,
etc., and Japanese lanterns lent a
cheerful aspect to the scene. A net
total of $."() was realized. After the
concert there was a dance which
was much enjoyed. The Koolau C.
E. is a new institution.
Miss Gcorgie Purcell, formerly a
teacher in the Kauai schools, has
been visiting the 15. D. Baldwin's at
their mountain hoiisi .
Mrs. II. M.Von lb.lt. two daugh
ters and son, of Honolulu, arrived
in the Kinau Thursday to visit with
the Knud.-ens at Kekaha.
Mrs. Ed. Dekum, of Honolulu
arrived in the Kinau to visit Mr.
and Mrs. Myers, at Kilaiiea.
II TRYOUT GAM
AS PLANS DEVELOP
FOR TIME IN HILO
Everything points to a mot suc
cessful civic convention and county
fair at Hilo on September 21, 22.
23, 2-1 and 2.". The arrangement
are all perfected and everybody con
nected with the two big affairs di -elare
that Hilo is going to put up
a record for actual business accom
plished and entertainment arrangid
for the visitors to the Crescent Bay
The various committees are work
ing hard on their parts of the pit -gram
and, one and all. the men -hers
say that things are lining up in
The Inter-Island Steamship Com
pany has quoted a reduced rate for
round trips from the different is
lands to Ililo. Kauai people will he
able to visit Ililo and return to the
Garden Island at a twenty-live dol
lar rate. That is a great reduction
and it will cover the trip from Ka
uai to Honolulu to Ililo and back
over the same route.
Maui folk can avail themselves of
a round trip ticket which will cost
twelve and one-half dollars. In both
cases the Kauai and Maui people
must see to it that at least fifteen
delegates make the trip. Otherwise
the reduced rate will not apply on
the steamers. It would be advis
able to make reservations as soon as
possible as it is certain that there
will be a large rush of delegates
seeking stateroom accommodations
on the Manna-Kea.
The civic convention opens in
Hilo on Thursday morning, Sep
tember 21, at nine o'clock. The
whole proceedings will be. over by
Monday afternoon. During their
stay in Hilo the visitors will have a
railroad excursion to Laupahoehoe,
a trip to the Volcano, a trip through
Puna, a dance, a banquet, a mins
trel show-provided by the Honolu
lu Ad Club and a dozen other fea
tures that will keep them busy and
amused when not working on con
vention matters proper. The ladies
who visit Hilo will be specially en
tertained by the committee appoint
ed to look after them. Card parties,
afternoon teas and other features
will be provided for the visiting
ladies. They will, of course, also
be taken on the railroad and auto
The county fair plans are going
ahead well and the prospects are
that the huge Kuhio Bay Wharf
will be crowded with exhibits of all
kinds. Entries are rolling in and'
it is predicted that every section
will be filled. Beautiful silver cups
and gold medals have been donated
as prizes for the fair and the win
ners will be very pleased with the
tiophies they eaptuie.
Silva's Store Burglarized
Silva's Eleele Store was broken
into again sometime during last
night, and watches and other arti
cles of value stolen. Entrance was
gained this time through one of the
front windows. Sherilf Rice detail
ed, police officers on the ease early
this morning. The police are in
clined to think that the burglar is
an old thief who was recently dis
charged from jail.
The Koloa School
Principal Bush, of the Koloa
school, will return from Honolulu
During the summer the main
building of the school was re-painted
to harmonize with the cottages
and the premises put in excellent
ordei the thoughtfulness, it is said,
of Supervisor McBryde.