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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 12. NO. 42.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17.
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' Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co.
McBryde Sugar Company
Oahu Sugar Company . - '
Olaa Sugar Company
Pioneer Mill Company
Waialua Agricultural Company
Honolulu Brewing and Malting Company :
Mineral Products Company ' -
Honolulu Consolidated Oil Company --
Engcls Copper Company
Mountain Kipg Mine
Hawaiian Sugar Company
Onomea Sugar Company
Hawaiian Pineapple Company
Oahu Railway & Land Company ' ,
Mutual 'Telephone Company
Hilo Railway (71'fd) '
Hilo Railway (Common)
INI HEAR TALIS
During the past week in which
Dr. It. D., Williams, President of
Mid-Pacific Instituc, Honolulu, has
been visiting Kauai ho has met
twelve audiences comprising over
twelve hundred people.
His sleight-of-hand performances
at Waimea, Elecle and Lihuo were
under the auspices of the Y. M. C.
A. clubs. From the rows of chil
dren sitting on the lloor to the Me
romcrs standing i n the crowded
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the wonders performed
he produced live rabbits from a
school-mate's coat, the youngsters
screamed their delight.
Trucks and plantation trains car
ried the Y. M. C. A. boys from out
lying neighborhoods to the enter
tainment centers. The lulipmo or
' f.wt.m from the "Camp Four
club, Makawcli, added to the plea
sure of the evenings at "Waimea and ;
Elecle. Messrs. T. Brandt, K. Rocn
dahl, and W. C. Avery, all mem
bers of the Kauai Young Men's
Christian Association county com
mittee, presided at the programs in
their respective communities.
At each place, preceding h i s
stunts, Dr. Williams gave a short
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' Lihue Church Service
There was a large and appreciative
audience at the Lihue Union Church
on Sunday last in spite of counter
attractions that drew away some.
The music was mere than usually
fine, including an inspiring anthem,
"Pray for the. Peace of Jerusalem,'1
by the full Choir, and a very sympa
thetic rendering of the vocal classic,
"Calvary," by Mrs. K. C. Ahana.
Dr. Robert Day Williams, President
oflbo Mid-Pacific Institute, occu
pied the pulpit and delivered a very
thoughtful and suggestive address
on the theme, "Positive Christian
ity." Dance At Waimea
A picture show and dance will lie
put on nV the Waimea hall Satur
day evening next by the National
' Guard companies there, the affair
being for the benefit of the treasur
ies of the companies. A small ad-
. mission charge will be made, and
everybody is invited.
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New Choral Society
A meeting will bo held at the
home of the knudsens in Kekalia
on tho evening of Friday, October
20, for the purpose of organizing a
choral society. The affair will start
at 7: 15 o'clock.
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Tim opening meeting of the Mo-
kihana Club for the year was held
at Lihue Social hall on Wednesday,
with what was probably the largest
attendance on record. The president,
Miss Elsie Wilcox, was in the chair,
herself and Mrs. J. M. Lydgatc act
ing as hostesses. Among matters of
business the feasibility and desira
bility of employing and standing
good for" a district nurse was con
sidered and finally referred to r
special conunitteo for report later
I no special order or the day was
an address by Dr. It. D. Williams,
President of Mid-Pacific Institute, on
"Present Tendencies in Education"
in which he dwelt in an interesting
and illuminating way on the great
and beneficial changes that are talv
ing place i n education and that
" :mvmiisr ln.innl;n llio Irnininir i( tlin
coming generations much more clli-
cient, as well as more enjoyable.
It is interesting to note that this
is now the eleventh year of the ex
istence of this popular club, uric
mat more man ever it is a power
for good in the community. It will
devote the coming year largely to
Today is the 44th. anniversary of
the wedding of Hon. and Mrs. Wil
liam Hyde Rice, of Lihue, and con
gratulatory cables were sent them
from Kauai last night. Mr. and
Mrs. Itieo have taken a house in
Berkeley and will stay there unti
December 27, when they will leisure
ly return home.
Arrested For Profanity
A warrant was issued yesterday
for the arrest of C. Q. Ako, a clerk
in the ollieo of the Kauai- Railway
Company, for profanity. The war
rant was sworn to by Manager F.C
Morrow, of the Kauai Telephonic
Company, and charges bad langu
age used to Mrs. Miyake, operator
in the Waimea ollieo of the com
pany. Kckaha's Hall-Mast Flag
Passers-by have observed the flag
of Kekaha school llyjng at half
mast, and perhaps ha've wondered
what prominent citizen has passed
to the Great Beyond, or if some
other calamity had befallen tlio
place. The only ealahiity is very
much knotted halvards. so' I lie. nnlli.
I orities have been asked to supply new
The condition of Mr. R. L.
Hughes, of Elcele, has not been so
encouraging in the past week.
PEOPLE OF LIHUE
At the request of Dr. Robert Day
Williams a number of persons in
terested in the educational and eco
nomic problems of the Islands
gathered at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. S. W. Wilcox on 'Sunday af
ternoon to advise with him as to
ow the schools of the Mid-Pacific
Institute, might best meet these
After a brief statement of the
aims and purposes of these schools,
and the lines of endeavor which
had been established he called for
suggestions as to what kind of an
education they ought to give the
young people in order to make them
efficient and useful and thus fit
them best for their life work.
After some little hesitation and
some little priming,-" the factors
of debate were awakened and some
very live discussion followed, inter
spersed with gleams of caustic wit
anu repartee, winch made 1 1 a
most enjoyable occasion. Just bow
much information, or benefit, Dr
Williams got out ol it may ho a
question, but his audience got
great deal", and many expressed the
wish that such conferences might
On the whole the drift of opinion
was toward a more practical agricul
tural training, with the assurance
that our future lay in that direction,
and that rich prizes were in store
for any boy who would familiarise
himself with- the sugar business-,
and devote himself to it with intel
ligence and industry; that, now
at any rate, the prospects were much
more promising in agricultural than
in commercial pursuits. It was time
to call a halt on turning out book
l;cepers and typewriters, who hated
most of all to soil their hands, and
give tne island, lor a while any
way, farmers and artisans.
Chamber of Commerce
A regular business meeting of the
Kauai Chamber of Commerce will
be held in the court house at Wai
mea Thursday afternoon beginning
at 3 o'clock. A number of impor
tant subjects are to come ip. At
the meeting President Patterson
will announce his committees for
the new year.
The resignation of Major W. D
McBryde from the National Guard
has been accepted. A contemplated
trip abroad and health are given as
the reasons. Captain Chas. II. Wil
cox, regimental adjutant, has also
resigned on account of being a can
didate for tho'Lcgislature. ,
Pig Rancher Crowell
Deputy Sheriff W. O. Crowell has
the "makings" of a pig ranch to
day, but, strange to say, is not
pleased with his property. An at
tachment was issued by tho Waimea
district magistrate against a Japa
nese. Crowell went out to serve the
paper and all he could find was a
bunch of 31 pigs. He took the squeal
ers into custody, and then the ques
tion of what should bo done with
them dawned. It-is necessary that
they bo kept for thirty daysbefore be
ing sold. In despair Crowell telephon
ed Sheriff Rico to know what he
should do with the pigs. "Tak'em
to bed with you" was the reply. It
is understood that Crowell will net
carry out the instructions, but has
made other arrangements for keep-
ing the young porkers until they
are redeemed or sold.
SUDDEN DEATH OF
THE REV. S.
Rev. S. Kapu, recently called to
the pastorate of the Lihue Hawaiian
Church, passed away at his home
Saturday night. Ho had been ail
ing for sonic time, but his intimate
friends did not realize that there
was any immediate danger until the
The deceased was among the
most gifted and able of Hawaiian
pastors, especially fluent, graceful
and forcible as a speaker. His
death will be a serious loss to the
Hawaiian ministry, the ranks pf
which are being steadily thinned by
death and old age.
Mr. Kapu came to Lihue two or
three months ago from Lahaina,
where he had been in the employ of
the board of education as a teacher
of music and hygiene. in the historic
school of Lahainaluna. He had
the ran; distinction, for a Hawaii
an, of teaching these dillicult and
technical subjects in English. Prior
to that time he had filled several of
the more important pastorates of the
lie leaves a widow and four small
Mrs. W. N. Stewart and
Misses Sheldon, Lihue, were
hostesses at a linen shower given in
honor of Miss Maria Ellis, whose
engagement to Mr. Martin Dreicr
was recently announced. The home
of Mrs. Stewart was most beauti
fully decorated with ferns, palms
and exquisite cut llowcrs An in
nocent looking Boston Fern was
suspended over a sofa on which
sat the guest of honor, and upon a
concealed ribbon being pulled, a
shower of dainty looking parcels
fell about her.
Amid much merriment, tho rib
bons were untied, disclosing most
beautifully embroidered articles.
After all had been examined and
admired, the guests were seated at
lieautifully appointed tables where
delicious refreshments were served.
During the afternoon several
songs were sung by .Mrs. Henry
Sheldon, Mrs. Dean, Mrs. Ahana
and the Misses Sheldon. Mrs. II
Sheldon and Mrs. Ahana gave sev
eral lovely solos which were much
appreciated by the guests.
Miss Ellis has won the good opin
ion of her friends by her devotion
to both day and Sunday school
classes in which she has labored for
The guests were Mesdames U.
Wilcox, Lydgato, Wedemeyer, Aha
na, H. Sheldon, Dean, Ilustace,
Holt and tho Misses Muniford, Jor
dan, Penniinan, Cununings, Chris
tian, Dunn, Holt, Elsie Wilcox,
Mablo Wilcox, Andrews and Denike.
Company I Wins
Owing to a misunderstanding
about transM)itation only four
members of tho Hospital Corps
baseball team reached Makawcli
Sunday afternoon, so that the game
and championship were technically
forfeited to the third battalion.
Coming From War Zone
Mrs E. A. Knudsen lias received
advices from a brother at Stockholm
that her mother, Mrs. L'Orange,
am another brother and sister will
shortly arrive here. They have been
j m erlin since tho war, began, and
are just now getting out.
Honolulu Ex-Queen Liliuokalani will rule again for a brief space
on Kalakaua Day, arrangements having been made whereby she will
hold a reception in the old throne room at the executive building, form
erly her Palace. Ladies-in-waiting will attend, and the ceremonies will
be such as to recall the old monarch' days. November 10 will be per
manently recognized and noted as the. birthday of the late king.
Cattle-loading on Hawaii is the
ship company and O. L. Sorenson.
Coast packers do not enthuse over the proposed canning merger, al
though local rumors still insist that the pineapple packing bushvss in
the Islands will be swallowed up by big coast combine.
Sugar is too high for stock buyers. When the additional jump came
yesterday buyers lost interest and the market went flat.
Rumanians Halt Teutons
Paris Rumanian armies in retreat have halted the Teutons near
their own lxmler. Bucharest tells of the stand made by the Rumanians
and counter attacks against the German general which prove successful.
A Berlin statement has it that the whole armies are entrapped.
The British continue to advance along the Struma river and the
French make gains north and south of the Sommc.
The Greek Overtnrn
London King Constantino, of Greece, has apparently lost all sem
blance of power,and all new Greece breaks away and follows their leader
to the Allies. The new government has been recognized by Allied gov
ernments. Hughes Replies to Critics
Omaha To the charge that invisible government would return in
case of Republican success in November, Candidate Hughes points to his
own record as governor of New York. '
Wilson Sounds Warning
Wilson warns the public against Republican designs. He said that
they want the army and navy to back investors and if returned to pow
er would regain control of the banking system to use against the people.
Allies Fight Each Other
Berlin It is reported here that a British and Italian vessel of war
collided in a mist in the Messina channel and shelled each other Ixiforo
New Fish Agreement
Washington Holland has entered into an agreement with the Bri
tish regarding the honing catch, and
It is announced that work on the new super-dreadnaught California
will be rushed with all possible speed. The keel will lw laid much soon
er than had been expected.
Reply Not Satisfactory
The reply of Great Britain to Secretary Landing's note in regard to
interference with American and neutral mail is not satisfactory, despite
the fact that concessions are made. It is not likely. ' however, that the
subject will be taken up again until
. TO BE A
Honolulu, Oct. 10 Orders were
to issue today from headquarters of
the National Guard promoting Capt.
Gaylord P. Wilcox, 4th Infantry,
Keaiia, Kauai, to rank of major.
The ollicer is also named in com
mand of the second Battalion, in
place of Maj. Walter McBryde, who
resigned a short time ago owing to
tho press of private business. Wil
cox is. manager of the Makce Sugar
Plantation, where the first armory
that the Kauai guard had was erect
ed last spring.
Much Gasoline Arrives
The Standard Oil steamer La
Primera arrived at Port Allen Fri
day, bringing (138 tons of gasolino
and kerosene. After discharging
she left tho following day for Hono
lulu. Card Of Thanks
Mrs. S. Kapu. Lihue, takes this
means of thanking kind friends for
sympathy during her recent Ixiicavc
ment. Kaiu Sells hnd
The following deed has liecn fihd
in the ollieo of the ourreau of con
ISSAC S. KAIU & VF to Mrs.
ElizalH'th K. Ellis, int in It P 4082
Kul 320!), Lihue, Kauai, Sept 30,
Achong Ai Chang, for a long
time clerk to the county sheriff, has
retired and relumed to his old
home in Honolulu.
NEWS BY WIRELESS
subject of dispute between the steam
of the Parker Ranch. '
will' cut off the supply of the Teu
after the election.
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Dr. Braley Leaving
Dr. A. C. Braley, dentist, who
has been substituting for Dr. A. J.
Derby in Lihue during the latter's
absence on the mainland, will be
leaving about the first of the month
for Honolulu where he will rejoin
Mrs. Braley and their two children.
It is the intention of the Braleys to
make their home in the city. Dr.
Braley has made many friends on
Kauai and the general hope was that
he might find it well to stay here.
Soccer To Come Next
A series of soccer games will be
arranged by the athletic oflicers of
tho National Guard. It is under
stood that tho contests will lie by
localities, in place of by companies.
The following sailed by tho Kinau
Saturday night for Honolulu: J. S.
Chandler, P. F. Riley, I. Asano, .
Mrs. Asano, N. Hara, Miss A. Frei
tas, A. Traan, M. Vieria, Achong
Ai, J. C. Jerves. D. Semple, W. A.
Ramsey, T. M. Church, P Kaio,
Mrs. P. Kaio, Miss E. C. Wagner,
Mrs. B. 1). Baldwin, See Kau, L.
Mahikoa, E. Royher, M. Fretasand
Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Hardy, ol
Waimea, who have been visiting in
Honolulu, returned homo Wednes
It is rep irted from Honolulu that
Delegate Kuhio considers Kauai safe
enough so will not bother to come
over hero this year.
tyr. Williams gave a very enjoy-
able sleight-of-hand exhibition in
Lihue Social hall last evening before
quite a full audience. v