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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 12. NO. 45.
LIWJE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1916
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CEN1S PtR CCPY
MEETING M M
Alio regular monthly business
meeting of the Board of Supervisors
of the County of Kauai was held at
the usual place on Wednesday,
November 1st, 190(5, at 10 o'clock
Present: II. D. Wishard, chair
man; T. Brandt, W. D. McBryde,
Joe Rodrigues. A. Monefoglio.
The minutes of the last meeting
were read and approved.
The Board, after examining the
several' demands submitted, ap
proved them to bo paid out of the
following appropriations, viz:
Salary County Rd Supervisor 225.00
Pay of Police:
GRAND JURY RAPS
The Circuit Court began its No
vember term last Wednesday morn
ing, and the trial jury "will begin
the hearing of cases tomorrow.
The Grand Jury met on the first
day and worked a part of the sec
ond day, finally bringing in the
.fallowing report, which speaks for
"Your Grand Jurors duly called
and empanelled for the present
term of this court, do hereby res
pectfully present our report as fol
"After having been duly sworn
and Mr. Danford been duly appoint
ed by Your Honor as our foreman,
we retired to our room and elected
Mr. Mahlum as our clerk, whereup
on wo proceeded to hear evidence in
the following cases with the result
as indicted hereunder:
'Ter. of Hawaii vs. Carrie Tit
comb, assault with a weapon obvi
ously and imminently dangerous to
life.' True bill found.
"Tor. of Hawaii vs. Antonio Da
vid, abuse of a female child under
twclvo years of age. True bill found.
"Ter. of Hawaii vs. Feliciano,
alias Creseeniano Normandia, and
Roman Tomalo, barccny in the first
degree. No Bill found.
"Ter. of Hawaii vs. Jose, Felipe
and Suarez, assault with a weapon
obviously and imminently danger
ous to life. True bill.
"We would call the attention of
Your Honor to the fact that the
crimes committed by the Filipinos
have become so menacing to the
welfare of the public in general that
we would request Your Honor that
sevore punishment b e imposed
against all or any of the parties
The report is signed by William
Danford, foreman; E. E. Mahlum,
clerk; F. R. Tracey. E. do Lacev,
R. D Ibiael, A. D. Hills, S. W.
Meheula, Geo. Iluddy, J. R. Myers,
W. II. Wright, D. E. Baldwin, II.
Rohrig, Louis E. Seghorn, Luther
Waimau, Simon J.' Aiu and O.
Dr. Kuhns Arrives
Dr. J. M. Kuhns, lately physi
cian at tho Queen's hospital in Ho
nolulu, arrived in tho Kinau Wed
nesday morning to take up his du
ties as government and plantation
physician at Kealia, succeeding Dr.
' Hoffman, who has gone to tho is
land of Hawaii. He was accom
panied by Mrs. Kuhns.
Rev. Dr. Win, II . Fry is visiting
tho island on Methodist church
Mrs. II. T. Barclay anivedinthc
Kinau Wednesday morning to join
her husband, who is the new man
t agcr of Kealia store.
County Lot & Building
District Courts, etc.
Waimea . .10.00
Expenses of Election
Expenses of Witnesses
Waimea 100.00 325.00
(Continued on page 3.)
In the Circuit Court the eminent
domain case against Annie S Knud
sen, et al , has been continued for
the term by stipulation of attorneys
for the. parties at Honolulu.
In the ejectment case of John
Bryant vs. IS. M. Puulei, et al., the
time to plead was extended for
Domingo Lalu vs. James Werner,
trespass, will conic up tomorrow.
Tho ejectment matter of II. P. Faye
vs. Garden Island Honey Co., Ltd.,
was passed for the term.
On the .criminal calendar the ease
of the Territory vs. Joseph Louis,
larceny, second degr-e, will be call
ed for trial tomorrow. This case
will bo followed by that of the Ter
ritory against Narcisso Luna, charg
ed with assault and battery.
In the ease of Feliciano alias Cres
cenciano Normandia and Ramon
Tomalo, defendants were discharged
on account of no true bill being
found against them.
One naturalization case will be
heard during the week, that of Jose
Cardona Soto, a native of Spain.
Array Officer Here
First Lieutenant G. J. Gonsor, of
the First Infantry, U. S. A., sta
tioned at Schoficld, Oahu, arrived
at Lihuo in the Kinau Wednesday
morning to bceomo permanently
stationed here as instructor of the
Fourth Infantry, National Guard.
Mrs. Gonser will arrive in Decem
ber. The Lieutenant will assist in
the general work of regimental and
battalion headquarters and will in
stitute lines of field woik not yet
undertaken here. Lieutenant Gon
ser is a New Yorker and has had
many years of experience in the
The Japanese of Kauai entered
with due zest into the celebration of
the birth anniversary of the Mikado
on Tuesday. Exercises were held
in the principal Japanese settle
ments, and from each emanated
parades of spectacular character.
It was a holiday generally for the
Japanese of the island.
Sergeant A. C. Cockett, who is
connected with the hospital corps of
the Fourth Infantry as instructor,
returned Wednesday morning from
Honolulu where he took an exami
nation for a lieutenant's commis
sion. It is rumored that ho scored
high, but nothing will bo definitely
known until tho papers have been
gove over in tho east.
OF CIRCUIT TERM
UP ft IKE
Last Wednesday morning at about
8 o'clock in a field back of the Kea
lia mill Louis Commit, section ltina
of the Makee Sugar Company, was
unexpectedly set upon by three
Filipinos and badly beaten up. The
names of the three men are Jose,.
Felipe and Suarez. It is alleged
that they clubbed the luna over the
head until he was almost helpless,
then tied him up and beat him. A
Chinaman came to the rescue and
he also was beaten and forced to re
treat receiving ugly bruises over
The Filipinos were arrested and
the following day, in Lihue, the
grand jury returned an indictment
against them of assault with weap
ons obviously and imminently dan
gerous to life. They will be tried
before a jury tomorrow or as soon
thereafter as practicable.
The impression has been advanc
ed by persons close to the facts that
the assault was probably not initiat
by the Filipinos themselves, hut that
they were put up to it by another
luna this other luna being close to
the scene ef the trouble at the
TRYING TO Si
BEG COFFEE CROP
The following rather remarkable
story is from the Ililo Tribune:
So great is the Kona coffee crop
this year that there is a danger that
much of it may bo lost, and over in
Kona it is suggested that the mem
bers of the National Guard of Ha
waii in this county be called out to
help save this valuable crop.
"I don't see how we will be able
to save our colfeo crop this year un
less we call out tho militia," re
marked Lieut. Julian Yates, of
Company II, N. G. II., yesterday,
speaking ef tho labor famine in
As it is, it is probable that the
schools of that district will all be
closed for a time and the children,
or at least those large enough tei
weirk, will be set. to picking the cof
fee berries. Recorel prices are now
being paid for this work in Kona
this year and as high as eighty-five
cents a bag is paid the pickers.
Quite a number of the coffee
planters have automeibiles scouring
the district for pickers, bringing
them from their homes as far away
as ten miles to pick and taking them
Inane at night. Goexl pickers are
getting SI. 50 a day, which is over
100 per cent more than in formei
The drill grounds used by the
National Guard can no longer be
used for drills, as they aro now util
ized for drying the pulp coffee ber
ries, at both Napoopoo and Keala
kekua The Captain Cook Coffee Company
lias turned most ef its mill men in
to the fields and has supplied their
places in the mill with men who are
not such good pickers. Everything
possible is being done to save the
crop, which is large, of fine grade,
but which ripenenl suddenly,
More Jurors Called
Nine of the trial jurors summon,
ed for the current circuit term were
excused, making it necessary to
draw others. The following will be
required to appear: Chang Yau,
Thomas R. Neal, Andrew K. Leo
iki, Gustav llackbarth, Manuel Bry
ant, Geeirgo Akana. G. W.Mahikoa.
Manuel Abreu and A. G. Ilinie.
Tho barkentino Lahaina will sail
from Port Allen tomorrow for the
SELF WITH POIS
Iwasaki, Japanese, married, wife
and one child, age'd 41, employed
by Grove Farm and living al Hale-
haka, Lihue, took bichloriile of
mercury early Saturday afternoon
with suicidal intent and died in the
Lihue hospital at 5 p. m. of the
A postmortem examination re
vealed the fact that he was suffer
ing from ulcers of the stomach and
could not have lived more than a
few days anyway.
A ceironer's jury, empanelled on
the case, inquired carefully into the
facts yestenlay morning anil return
ed a verdict that death was due to
the poison taken.
The Public Utilities Commission
has issued its Report No. 3, in the
matter of the investigation into the
affairs o f the Kauai Telephonic
Company, at the conclusion o f
which the following order is given:
"Therefore, the Commission or
ders that the Kauai Telephonic
"l. Set aside each year us a De
preciation Reserve four per cent of
the value of the tangible capital.
' 2 Amplify and elaborate their
system ef accounts sufficiently to
show accurate figures on all the
items enumerated in "(b) Other
n t , i .
o. uentier annuany, eiuring uie
month of July, a complete financial
statement of the previous year.
"Tho Company must also observe
the rules of discrimination. No
telephone company should make
different rate's to subscribers for the
(Continued on Page 6).
THE FINAL RALLY
The Republican campaign on Ka
uai came le a granel .iiae in Lihue
Social Hall last evening when all of
the candidates except Mr. Kula and
Mr. Lota appeared. The principal
aelelresses were by Hem. J. II. Coney
inel Chas. H. Wilcox, the latter
making an especially strong appeal
for the entire ticket. II. 1). Wish-
arel presided at the meeting. Music
was supplicel by the Lihue band
and an Hawaiian orchestra. A. G.
Kaulukou officiated as interpreter,
ami representee! the candidate's who
were unavoielably kept away.
Tip Top Opening
Attention is called to the an
nouncement on page 0 of the eipen
ing of the Tip Top Cafe, which will
take place this evening, the featuie
being a fine dinner menu.
Philip Rice Returns
Mr. and Mrs. Phillin Rico return
ed te their home in Lihue Wcelnes
day after an absence of nearly two
and a naif years, during which Mr.
Rice took a final course in the great
law school at Chicago. At Hono
lulu Mr. Rico was admited to prac
tice in all the courts of the Terri
tory. In the Circuit Court plea will be
made on Thursday in the case eif
the Territory vs. Antonio David,
statutory crime. A. G. Kaulukou
has been assignee! to elefcnel the ac
cused in this case1.
It is a historical fact werthy of
local memory that the new Tip Top
theater will open tomorrow em the
anniversary of the opening of tho
lig Lihue stem.
Tho schooner Roy Summers ar
rived yesterelay from Gray's Harbeir
with a cargo of lumber for the Ka
uai Railway Co,
Honolulu The predictiem is now that Kuhio will have a majority
of 2,000. It is claimed that Oahu will net him 1,000. Hreokems says
that the Democrats conce-de Kepuhliean success on we'st Hawaii.
Claims Of Paity Manageis
New York Wilcox, Republican campaign manager, claims that
Ilughe-s will have 31(5 votes in the clcctenal college. The claim of the
Wilson manager is 1501.
Honolulu Rain interfered with the rallies last night, scattering the
General Evans retiies texlay from the army, having reached the ago
limit of 01 years.
Civil Service For Posimasters
New York Presieh-nt Wilson favors the appointment ef postmasters
through civil service examinations.
Near An Even Fight
The prediction here is that the fight for president will be won by a
very narrow margin.
Both Sides Will Prosecute
Everett The public prosecutor will prefer murder charge's against
the I. W. W. Secretary Mahler, e.f
9! members of the Everett citizens'
tarcpeaii flews Notes
London Despatches fiom Berlin say that General Oroener is to be
German foeid dictator.
Italian torpe'elocrs made a bole!
trian battleship in the naval base al Pola. Two torpedoes were launch
ed but missed their mark.
Several announcements appear
ing in this issue indicate the even
ing of -the beautiful Tip l.p theater
in Lihue tomorrow evening
It had been the hope of Mr.
Rohrig anel the enterprising folk lie
hind him in this up-to date theatri
cal troupe, but, owing to the lack
of such in the Islands at present.
this was found to be impossible
Mr. Fernandez has, however, se
cured the picture featuring Geral-
eline Farms, the Metropolitan star,
in "Maria Rosa", a powerful picture
drama, laiel in Spain, which, with
other features, will fen m the eipei -
mg bill. I he program will start at
Many people) have already in
spected the new theater, hut te the
hundreds who have not a revelation
is in store tomorrow evening.
There will not he a show Thurs
day evening, Frielay evening the
same program will bo put on for
the accommodation of theise unable
to obtain se'ats the. first night.
Saturday evening at the same
place the bill will lie "The Fool's
Revenge", of which a Honolulu
paper recently said:
The Hawaii theater continues the
popular exhibition eif Fox master
piece films, a service that has large
drawing powers' an el eemsistently
packeel house's. The Hawaii is play
ing to the large erowels which feil
low Fox. The Fool's Revenge,"
the current Fox Hawaii offering,
presents a new pair e)f artists in the
persons eif Maude Gil hurt and Wil
liam II. Tooker, both new to Hei
nolulu anel both already prime fa
vorites. The story of "The Fool's Re
venge" is most unusual and deals
with the efforts ef a former circus
cleiwn, later a man eif wealth te re
venge himself on' the man who
ruined the home of the clown anel
lee! the latter tei murder his wife.
The clown plans to break up the
home of his enemy through the aiel
of another man who covets the
enemy's wife. The- clown aids in
kidnapping the woman only to learn
that a serious mistake lias been
made ane! that the kidnnppcel wei
man is none either than his own
daughter. It is a thrilling story
The Kinau left a day enrly for
Honolulu at the weekend, geing
down on Frielay in place of Satur
day. Tho case eif the Territory vs. Car
rie Titcomb, assault anel battery,
will come up for hearing in the Cir
cuit Court on Friday.
OPENING OF THE lOOllSSlIS
TIP TOP THEATER WILL I
the L W. W., will pre .senile numbers
committee em the s.une charge."
but unsue'ccssful attack em an Aus
01: page 6)
Messrs. Larrison, .hiddaml Riven
burgh, the Honolulu end of the
commission appointed by the Ka
uai Chamber of Commerce to inves
tigate the matter of a summer park
site in Waimea valley, have all ac
cepted anel express their willingness
to come over at any convenient time
and go eiver the land with the local
members of tho committee (J. H.
Moragno, W. E. Davis anel Guy
Rankin). Mr. Moragne, who has
been designates! as chairman of tho
committe'o, has expressed a elesire
that the investigation he completed
in the' next few weeks em account
of the proximity eif bad, winter
weather, so that something will
doubtless bo doing in the next ten
days or two weeks.
The committee is tei leiok into
every phase of the question, includ
ing number of sites available, water,
forestry protection, roads, etc., anel
to make recommendations to the
Chamber of Commerce) as to how
the camp site should be controlled
As has alreaely lieing stated tho
lease on this mountain lain! expires
December, 27, 11)17, when the
properly will pass back into tho
control eif the government. It is
ncessnry that a definite plan be
shaped end before February in or
der that the Legislature may be able
tei proceed intelligently in its part
eif the work.
Port Allen Shipping
The power schooner R, P. Rithet
arriveel at Port Allen Friday from
San Francisco via Honolulu, brin
ing 900 terns of freight. She left
again yesterday for Kaauapali.Maui,
not taking any freight from this is
land. The Matson steamer Hyaeles ar
riveel yesterday afternoon from tho
coast via Honolulu, bringing 500
tons of freight. She will take 11,
000 eases of pineapples from the
j Kauai Fruit & Land Company's fac-
Rev. anel Mrs. Hans Isenbcrg, F.
Weber anel wife, Miss Lulu Weber
anel Mr. and Mrs. II. Rohrig form
ed a luneheein party to try
the Tip Top cafe at noon yestorday.
The cafe; will bo in full blast for tho
opening of the theater tomorrow
James D. Dougherty, T. J. Fitz
patrick anel T. A. O'Brien nro
among the Honolulu business men
touring tho island.