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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 12. NO. 48.
LIHUE. KAUAI. TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 28. 1916
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TODAY'S STOGK QUOTATIONS
Note The quotations below are the prices nt which
on exchange or tbe approximate price at which it may
Ewa Plantation Company
Hawaiian Commercial it Sugar Co. t
McBrydo Sugar Company
Oalm Sugar Company
Olaa Sugar Company
Pioneer Mill Company
Waialua Agricultural Company
Honolulu Brewing and Malting Company
Mineral Products Company
Honolulu Consolidated Oil Company
Engels Copper Company
Mountain King Mine
Hawaiian Sugar Company
Onomca Sugar Company
Hawaiian Pineapple Company
Oalm Railway & Land Company
Mutual Telephone Company
Hilo Railway (7 Pfd)
Hilo Railway (Common)
The promoters of the idea of a
diorama of Waimea canyon at Ho
nolulu (mention of which has sev
eral times been made in these
columns, as well as in the August
meeting of the Chamber of Com
merce and in discussions of the old
committees of the Chamber) arc
still quite anxious that the project
be put through . Tho entire cost will
be only $500 to $550, which will in
clude the work of expert artists and
ctything else connected with the
(Hspiay. On account of the fact
that the Chamber was in a sort of
"transition period" at the October
meeting, with the old committees
out and the new committees not
yet settled down to business, the
subject was not touched upon then.
It now seems desirable, howeverj
that something be done prior to the
next meeting of the Chamber on
December 21, in order that the
artists to be detailed on the diorama
may have sufiicient time in which
to complete their work in a satis
This business belongs directly to
the exhibits commtttee of the
Chamber, which consists of the fol
lowing: .1. R. Myers, Kilauea;
chairman; A. I). Hills, Lihue; W.
K. Schultzc, Kekaha, and J. K.
Cockett, Koloa. The local promo
tion committee should also act with
the exhibits committee in the mat
ter, the former being: Wm. C.
Avery, chairman, Lihue; E. W.
Carden, Lihue; Capt. Geo. B. Lea-
vitt, Eleele, and J. M. Kaneakua,
Kealia. A third committee direct -Ju.
interested is the one on tourists,
Consisting of tho following; J. M.
L'ydgate, Lihue, chairman; F. V.
Wolf, Homesteads; Frank Cox,
(Continued on page 5)
Home From Germany
ill A CANYON
Mrs. L'Orange and her daugh
ter, Miss Maud L'Orange, mother
and sister of Mrs. E. A. Knudsen,
arrived at the Kekaha home of the
latter Wednesday from Germany,
where they had been detained since
the beginning of the war. They
came out of Germany by way of
Sweden and Norway, after many
unusual Experiences, reached New
York. Miss Maud L'Orange is well
known in music and ait circles, and
was in Berlin for the purpose of
completing her training which she
finally accomplished despite the
dhurdorcd state of Europe at present.
L. W. Branch, superintendent of
the wireless department of the Mu
tual Telephone Company, arrived on
Kauai Wednesday morning to make
the change of operators in the Lihue
the stock sold
TO HAVE DINNER
The directors of tho Kauai Cham
ber of Commerce have decided to
have a "banquet session" at tho
Fairview Hotel, Lihue, at 7 o'clock
on tho evening of Friday, Decem
ber 15, especially to hear the report
of the commission appointed on the
idea of a summer camp in Waimea
valley. B. G. Rivenburgh, superin
tendent of public lands: George K.
Larrison, district engineer of theU.
S. geological survey; and Chas. S.
Judd, surperintendent of forestry,
will be present, w i t h the "local
members of the commission, whiel
consist of the following: J. II.
Moragne, chairman o,f tho commis
sion; W. E. Davis, Lihue; G. F.
The regular meeting of t h e
Chamber would have, in the natu
ral order of things, taken place in
Lihue on December 21 ; but the
directors of the Chamber have de
cided to sot this meeting six days
ahead while tho full committee is
hero and in order to definitely act
on the summer camp proposition
and submit its recommendations
to the proper governmental depart
ments preceding the meeting of the
Chamber in February next.
Cards in regard to the"matter will
be issued to members in due course.
The following sailed by the Kinau
Saturday afternoon for Honolulu:
H. P. Faye, Cliong Sing, C. II.
Wilcox, Mr.' Thrumway, M r s.
iThrumway, W. Mend, Mrs. Mead,
j Mr. and Mrs. Lord, W. .1. Robin-
son, v. v . JMinnger, A. J. .McClol
lan, S. Sayegusa, K. Nishimura,
H. F. Wheeler, A. Y. Soto, Miss
Alice Seto, Mrs. C. Clung, Mrs. A.
Pilipo, I. H. Kim, K. O. Kim, J.
K'. Waiamau, R. E. Hagemann,
H, W. Ako, Leon Qu'onson, W. T.
Frost, A. Fry, Heo Fat, Miss M.
McLennan, Miss E., Wilson, Mrs.
A. Wright, Mrs. N Napoleon, Mas.
N. Napoleon, Miss J. Nuole, Tomy
Nuole, Miss A. Napoleon, F. A.
Alexander, Mrs. Alexander, R. A.
Hudson, H. F. Brewer, W. Water
house, Miss C. M. Glade. J. R.
Bergstrom, W. E. Davis.
"Promotioner" Rice '
On account of the fact that W.
H. Rice, Jr. had to get back from
Honolulu by the steamer of Tues
day night tho meeting of tho Ha
waii Promotion Commitaee was
held on Tuesday of laat week in
place of Wednesday Tin's was Mr.
Rice's first meeting with the com
mittee since his appointment, and
he expresses himsulf as much pleas
ed with the proceedings.
CASE OF HEIRS
TO CIRCUIT COURT
juuon imsen, a very om, uerman
resident of Lihue, died in tho Lihue
4 J 11. t
hospital on Tuesday, as a result.
the police claim, of injuries sus
tained in an assault committed up
on him by one Bernard Bremer and
his son, Anton Bremer.
A coroner's jury sitting the same
day, found to that effect.
Yesterday tho Bromors were ar
laigned in the district- court and,
after hearing, wore committed to
the grand jury on the charge of
manslaughter. Bail was fixed in
the sum of $1500 each, which was
The altercation occurred in Busch's
house near the Lihuo mill. Bremer
and his son went there to .collect
tho sum of 75 cents, alleged to be
due the former. Stories disagree
as to just what transpired, but tho
evidence seemed to indicate that
Busch was struck over tho head by
tho elder Bremer and kicked by the
younger man. Tho blow, or blows,
wi'.h a stick on the head fractured,
Tho dead man had been a hard
drinker for a long time, and only a
few years ago was sent to jail for a
long toim by friends in tho hope yf
straii.htenir.g h:m up. It is alleged
that he was deeply intoxicated at
the time of tl.e tragedy, and tho
ru.uov is that at least one of the
ao'.'Un-d men was under the in
ih. 'iu'e of liquor.
The ease will come up before the
grand jury in February.
Messrs. Larrison, Rivenburgh and
Judd, the Honolulu end of the
commission appointed by the Kauai
Chamber of Commerce to investi
gate the matter of a summer camp
in Waimea canyon will arrive at
Waimea on the morning of Decem
ber 13 to go over the proposed site
with tbe Kauai members of the
commission, of which .7. H. Mo
ragne is chairman and Messrs, W.
E Davis and Guy Rankin are, the
The present plan of Chairman
Moragne is for tho Kauai members
to meet the Honolulu delegation at
Waimea on tho morning of Wednes
day, December 13, and proceed to
Halemanu. That night and Thurs
day night will bo. spent there.
Thursday and a part of Friday will
be spent in looking over the coun
try. Friday afternoon tho party
will return to Waimea and, pos
sibly, Lihuo, the Honolulu mem
bers sailing from Nawiliwili Satur
day afternoon for home.
Ujon the findings of this commis
sion such recommendations as are
submitted to the Legislature will be
Thursday, Nov. 30, Thanksgiv
ing Day, will He observed according
to ollieial proclamation with a special
Thanksgiving service at 11 a. m.,
at the Lihue Union church. Heed
the request of the President and he
J. M. LviKiATK.
Haiden To Honokaa
(J. H. Haiden, for a long time
chemist at Makawoli, has been ap
pointed mill superintendent at Ho
nokaa. This is considerable of a
A REAL BOOSTER
The followiug was the resolution
passed by the Harbor Board at Ho
nolulu in regard to Nawiliwili har
Whkukas the Island of Kauai
is at present without a Harbor that
vessels may enter and Via with safe
ty while embarking and disembark
mg passengers, loading and dis
charging freight, nnd
Whkhkas tho said Island of Ka
uai is one of great commercial im
portance to the United States and
to the territory of Hawaii, and
Whkukas Nawiliwili Bay, situat
ed on tho northeastern coast of the
Islandj Kauai, allords most favor
able opportunity for providing a
safe harbor and distributing center
to all impoitant points of the Is-
Whkhkas the United States En
gineers have made prcliminory sur
veys and exhaustive reports in favor
of constructing a Breakwater togeth
er with necessary dredging to make
Nawiliwili a port of safety, which
project has earnestly been looked
forward to and hoped for by the
public of this Territory;
Thkukkohk in; it Rksoi.vkd, that
the Board of Harbor Commissioners
of tho Territory of Hawaii seeks to
obtain, through tho United States
Engineer's Ollicc at Honolulu, and
tho Honorable Secretary of War at
Washington, D. C, an appropria
tion from this coming Session of
Congress for the commencement of
this important improvement.
And ijk it fuhtiikh Rksoi.vkp.
that a copy of this resolution bo
forwarded to the United States En
gineer's Oilico at Honolulu, and to
the Honorable Secretary of War at
Washington, 1). C, and to the
Honorable J. K. Kalanianaole,
Delegate to Congress.
Chaiu.ks R. FomtKs, chairman;
C. J. McCarthy, member;
Jamks Wakkkikmi, member;
Wm. II. McCi.km.aii, member;
T. M. Cni'iicii, secretary.
Board of Harbor Commissioners,
Territory of Hawaii.
Lihue Union Church
The regular quarterly business
meeting and social of the Lihue
Union church was held on Thurs
day evening last, at the church,
with a good attendance and a good
deal of interest. Reports were re
ceived from the various-committees,
which showed a nourishing condi
tion of tho church along its various
lines. Several of the committees
were extended by the addition of
new members, and one or two new
committees were constituted, es
pecially one on church attendance,
with a view to increasing the Sun
After the completion of the busi
ness, refreshments were served, and
the balance of the evening was spent
socially, with much satisfaction.
Election Of Officers
At a recent meeting of the Chris
tian Science organization of Wai
mea. Kauai, the following were
elected ollicors for the period end
ing the first Monday in Novemler,
Marie Lane, president; Kathryn
Oliver, secretary; Hester Kahl
baum, treasurer; Claire E. Brandt,
The above ollicors constitute tho
board of directors.
Honolulu It is reported that the harbor board will take up with the
Legislature the question of closing tho beach by property owners and
control by the board.
1 ho attorneys for the I. I. S.
Paris The Allies are reported
dous offensive from Armentierres to
Nothing now in the Balkan region,
No New Crisis Likely
Washington After his conference yesterday with Ambassador
Gerard, Secretary Ionising announced
lo Keep Money At Home
The Federal Reserve Board has sent out warning to bankers not to
lock-up their funds through the purchase of foreign bonds or treasury
hills involving long-term obligations.
thing in this caution derogatory to
tions but that the time may come
and would not be available.
Ollie James To Preside
Senator Ollie James, of Kentucky, is proininenllvnieiiliuiied fur pres
ident pro torn of the Senate.
. Honor Jack London
San Francisco Ollicials of Sonoma county, in which the home of
the late Jack London is situated, have
residents to stop work next Monday for fifteen minutes in memory of
the dead author.
The Gaits Lose Jewelry
The apartments at tho Fairmont Hotel occupied by .1. R. Gall and
wife, of Honolulu, have been robhed of valuable jewelry, including
watches, brooches and diamonds. The Gaits were absent at tho time of
Germany Conserving Coal
Berlin Commencing Friday Germany will limit railway trallic 'ex
cept for military purposes. Sleeping and dining ears will Ik; elimi
nated to conserve the coal supply. The object of the whole move is that
rolling stock may be ready for military emergency.
Christmas In Mexico
Columbus Thirty-two motor trucks have started for Mexico with
Christinas dinners for the soldiers under command of General Pershing.
Hughes Back To Law
New York Foimer Justice Hughes has gone back to the practice ,of
law with the. old linn with which he was connected before ho entered
tho race for governor of New York years ago, the linn name being Car
ter, Hughes & Cravath.
Boycott On Eggs
A boycott has been started on the-use of eggs, the object probably
being to bring the price down.
Mexican News Con'.radictoiv v
Washington Contradictory reports are coining from Mexico regard
ing conditions at Chihuahua. A Trevino despatch deolaios that 200
VillaiMas have been trapped but are fighting disporately. Communica
tion has been partially restored.
(Continued on page 6)
Ideler And Party
Prof. E. Ideler, of Oalm College,
accompanied by Mrs. Stone and
Miss Pearl Sutherland, wjll arrive
on Kauai by the Kinau tomorrow
morning. They are coining here
upon the invitation of the Waimea
Literary Society, and will give a
violin and song recital for the mem
bers of that organization at their
November meeting, which will take
place Thursday evening at 8 o'clock.
While on the Waimea side of the
island Prof. Ideler and party will
be house guests at "Hoea," the
home of Senator and Mrs. E. A
The musical entertainment by
Prof. Ideler, Miss Sutherland and
others for the benefit of tho Sam
Mahelona Memorial hospital will
take place in Lihue. Social hall Fri
The Trowbridge Dance
Mr. anil Mrs. F. Trowbridge de
lightfully entertained at a dancing
party at their Niuinalu home Satur
day evening, there being people
present from practically all over the
island. Music was supplied by a
splendid Hawaiian orchestra, re
freshments were served and every
body had a real, good time.
New Wireless Operator
E. Livesey arrived in Lihue Wed
nesday 'morning to take charge of
the wireless olliee, relieving R. E.
Hagonianiu who will enter the
lighthouse service of the U. S. gov
ernment. Mr. Livesey has been
opeiator on the Matson steamer
N. Co. thinks the hearing will last
to be preparing to launch a tremen
St. Mihiel on the west front.
that no new submarine crisis was
It is disclaimed that there is any
the financial stability of foreign na
when the money is needed at. home
issued a proclamation asking all
Advent Of The Skylark
Grove Farm, Lihue. has a real,
genuine skylark, witl'i all the gifts
of song and flight that grace that
famous bird. Almost any time oj
the day, in the lulls of coarser and
more prosaic sounds, a discriminat
ing ear may catch tho melodious
notes of its joyous song, piercing tho
upper air; but to catch sight of the
dainty, little songster as Ik sweeps
upward into the sky, that is a differ
ent, and a more dillicult matter.
"Hail to Thee bright Spirit!
"Bird Ihou never wert,
"That from the Heaven or near it,
"Pourcst Thy full heart
"In profuse strains of unpremedi
tated art." .
Mokiliana Club Meeting
The Mokihana Club will hold its
December meeting on the first Tues
day instead of on the first Wednes
day of the month as is customary.
This change of date is made neces
sary because of the fact that Mr.
Looniis, who is to address tho Club,
will have to be in Honolulu on tho
latter date. The meeting therefore,
will be on Tuesday, Docomlor fth.
Wounded By Grass Gutter
Joe Costa, an employee of Lihuo
Ranch, was taken to the Lihue hos
pital yesterday afternoon suffering
from bad wounds on the leg caused
by a grass cutting machine. While
at work he. attempted to remove tho
accumulated stuil from beneath tho
machine with his foot although
many times cautioned not to .do it
that wuy. The accident resulted.