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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 13. NO. 7.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 13, 1917
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The regular monthly business
meeting of the Hoard of Supervisors
of the County of Kauai, was held
fit its ofliee on Wednesday February
Tth. 11)17, at !) o'eloek A. M4
Present: H. I). Wishard, chair
man; T. Brandt, V- D. MeBryde,
Joe Rodrigues, A. Mencfoglio.
The minutes of the last meeting
Were road and the same as read
The Hoard of its own motion,
and after having heard the opinion
of County Attorney Jaeo on the
matter of a County warrant (being
No. oil'.)) dated Oelober HMO.
for y'21.00 and is-ucd to V. K.
Samuela by the County Auditor up
on the County Treasurer but which
Note-The quotations below are
on exchange or the approximate
TODAY'S STOCK QUOTATIONS
liwa Plantation Company 11) -1
Hawaiian Commercial it Sugar Co. -15
MeBryde Sugar Company U 5-S
Oahu Sugar Company 2S 1-8
Olaa Sugar Company .14 1-2
Pioneer Mill Company !51 :-!
W'aialua Agricultural Company 27 1-1
Honolulu Brewing and Malting Company 17 !!-l
Mineral Products Company 1)0
Honolulu Consolidated Oil Company II :-l
Fngels Copper Company 7 1-2
Mountain King Mine 150 cents
Hawaiian Sugar Company !!',)
Onomea Sugar Company . 54
Hawaiian Pineapple Company 40 1-4
Oahu Railway it Land Company 102 1-2
Mutual Telephone Company 0
Hilo Railway (7cr I'M) S 15-1
Hilo Railway (Common) 2 1-2
San Carlos 10
Montana Bingham 40
THE BROWN CASE
The petition of Henry C. Drown,
former principal of Waimea School,
for a writ of mandamus against the
Department of Hducation, came up
in Judge Dickey's court last Fri
day. Attorney Fred Patterson, of
Lihue, appeared for the petitioner.
When the ease was called a letter
fro m Deputy Attorney-General
Smith was read in which he stated
that he was not personally acquaint
ed with the matter and that both
the Attorney-Ciencral and Deputy
Heen were away. Under the cir
cumstance." he asked that hearing
go over for one week. This request
was granted, and the petition will
come on for hearing next Friday.
Mr. linnvn was not reappointed
as principal of Waimea school at
the beginning of the new scholastic
year. He now wishes to know why
lie should not be so appointed or be
given some other school of equal
Later A letter arrived from At
torney -General Stainbaekthis morn
ing stating that neither he nor any
of his deputies could come over here
on Friday, anil requesting that the
Brown ease be postponed. He did
not state for what period the post
ponement should lie, however, so it
has left court, lawyer.- and clients
considerably in the air.
Plantation Man Dead
News arrived Saturday that H.
W. Thomas, a man connected with
wvcral Islands plantations, had died
in Piedmont, Cal.. the previous day.
Mr. Thonuii was secretary of Kila
xwa plantation, on this inluud, also
of Pimuhau ami Hutchinson, on
had been eashed by another person,
advised the County Treasurer to
secure the necessary ailidavit from
jw. K Samuela that he never rc
iceived the warrant nor eashed it
and then make a demand from the
bank for the money paid on ac
count of the said warrant.
Tn pursuance of a request of
the Cumty Attorney tlu Hoard by
an unanimous vote allowed him the
sum of $20.00 for his travelling
expenses to Honolulu and return
here, in re argument of the case en
titled Territory of Hawaii vs. Lau
Tin Honn. bribery, now pending in
the Supreme Court of Hawaii.
(Continued on page 2.)
the prices at which the stock sold
price at which it may be purchased
liDGE PARTY FO
Mrs. Guy Rrankin, fMakaweli,
gave a very enjoyable bridge party
in honor of her mother, Mrs. L'
Orange. After several spirited games
the first prize was awarded to Mrs.
Frank Alexander, of Kleele; the
second to Mrs. Win. Danford, of
Mann: while Mrs. II. II. Brodie,
of Hanapepe, claimed the "booby."
Refreshments were served during
Mrs. Rankin was assisted by her
sister, Miss Maud L'Orange.
Those to, meet Mrs. L'Orange
were Mrs. Chas. Rice ami Mrs. F.
L. Putnian, of Lihue; Mrs. F. A.
Alexander, Mrs. J. H. Hole, Mrs.
H. II. Rrodie, Mrs. H. I). Raldwin,
Mrs. C. H. Hofgaard, Mesdames
Omsted, Hodge, Lyman, Struve,
Hanham and Danford
The Corelli Trio
The Corelli Brothers, a trio of Ita
lian musicians two violins and a
harp, and who are touring the world
under the direction of Walter Mor
ris, are meeting with tremendous
success in Honolulu, where their
playing is compared to the Chernirs
ky Brothers, Mr. Morris is trying
to arrange a series of concerts in
Kauai and if inducements are sulli
eient he will bring the trio over
here. Theatergoers have a musical
treat in store for them.
Sergeant Freil .1. Sherry, of Scho
Held Barracks, mcdicul department,
lias been detailed to relieve Sergeant
A. C. Cotchett on Kuiuii. The hit
tor will go to department head-quut'tera.
The fair given by the ladies Satur
day afternoon at Lihue Social hall
for the benefit of the Samuel Ma-
helona Memorial hospital was a
success in every way. It was patron
ized by people from every part of
the island ami was replete in fea
tures that everyone enjoyed. Some
thing like SI 8o0 were realized, which
will go a long toward assisting the
worthy object in view.
The concert in the evening was
before a packed house. There was
not only not a vacant seal in the
hall but many stood outside. The
program was excellent, all of the
numbers being encored.
The hospital above Kapaa is neat
ly completed and will very shortly 1 e
ready to receive patients. It is prt-
sunied that most of the sufferers
from tuberculosis on the island will
The following facts are submitted
by one of the prominent llawaiians
identified with the affair:
About two montlw ago, the idea
was conceived to raise si fund among
the llawaiians to contribute to the
Samuel Mah'-lnna Memorial Hospi
tal. A committee consisting of Mrs.
W. N. Stewart, Mrs. II. T. Sheldon,
Mrs. Wedenieyer and Misses Molly
Cunnnings, Hannah a n d Daisy
Sheldon, after a hurried canvass
among friends, decided upon giving
a Fair and Concert on the 10th inst.
A call was made on the Hawaiians
to "kokua", and they, appreciat
ing the generous donations made by
Hon. and Mrs. A.S. Wilcox, which
made such an institution possible,
and the great good that such an in
stitution would do tolheconiniunitv,
contributed unstintedly of lluir
tinie. labor and money toward mak
ing the affair a success. The spirit
of the idea, however, was not con
lined to the Hawaiians alone. Many
others, representing diiferent na
tionalities, appreciating the need of
such an institution in Kauai, fell
in line and helped the good cause
On Saturday afternoon, the Fair
was opened at 2 o'clock. Among
the articles for sale were beautiful
and unique cards, styled, "Mithe
lona Filling," a recipe used in the
making of delicious cake, the idea
of Mrs. U. S. Swan.
The Fair and Concert netted
Sl!i;!4,l.r).That such a large amount
was netted wa due to the willingness
of friends to bear the expense. Not
a cent was taken out for expenses.
The rent of the hall was paid by the
members of the Christian Endeavor
societies of the Lihue Hawaiian
church and the music furnished for
the dance after the concert was the
contribution of the Peter Malum
The receipts, itemized, were as
Tickets, admission and
donation s) 872. "0
Laulmla Mats 28D.20
Fancv work 585.85
"Mahelomi Filling" (Card) 20.00
Gale receiprs 31.45
Total SI 850.00
The committee, w.ish to thank
each ami everyone who helped to
make the alftiir such a gnat sue
e 'ss .
Ten Japanese were arrested at
Kukuiula Saturday night on the
charge of gambling. They were re
leased on bail but failed l" show up
yesterday for trial and the entire
amount of S'SO was declared forfeit-tud.
The publicity given to the fact of
the existence of a so-called '"blind
pig" in Koloa resulted in police
activity and the arrest of two per,
sons on the cjiarge of stilling liquor
without license. Abe, the man
against whom much complaint had
been levelled, was one, and Mrs.
Shinngawa the other.
in the court both pleaded guilty,
in order to avoid trial. Abe was
fined $150 and costs and was warn
ed by the court not to offend ugiiin.
The woman was fined 8100 and
There has been a great deal of
complaint about illicit liquor selling
in Koloa, and it is thought that
these heavy fines will have the effect
of ehi eking the business
The Kauai tneliih' r of the I.egi--loture
are leaving for Honolulu and
expect to havr a number of con
ferences before the session opens a
week from tomorrow. Most of them
went down on Saturday. Senator
Coney will leave by tonight 's steam
er, and Representative Chas. Wil
cox , the last to sail, will get away
on Saturday. Mrs. Wilcox is al
ready in the city.
The line-up from Kauai at this
session will be. I. II. Coney and M.
A. Mikaele in the Senate, and J.
K. 'I.ota, J. K Kula. Chas. Wilcox
and John de Cambra, in the House,
A report came from Honolulu
this morning that the Kauai mem
burs of the Legislature will make
an effort to get an endorsement of
a policy of opening up public lands
on Kauai this year in place of next
Inspection of Guard
Major R. F. Longan, of the 8'2nd.
U.S. Infantry, who has been de
tailed by the Inspector-General's
department to inspect the National
Guard regiments and detachments
on Oahu and on Kauai, arrived at
Lihue last Wednesday morning and
has since been looking over the
companies of this island. lie will
probably return to Honolulu Satur
day night, although this will de
pend upon whether or not he can
finish up his work here. Major
Longan is a native of Missouri and
is practically a life-long soldier, lie
has seen duty in China, the Philip
pines and other places.
The Lost, Found
Paul Kahlbaum, T. Blaekstad,
S. C. Ler and two native boys, all
of Waimea, went out in a sampan
Saturday afternoon to fish at Milo
lii. Not returning Sunday, there
was considerable alarm, and yester
day another sampan was sent out
to look for them. They were found
at 1'olihale The explanation was
made that tin- magneto on the sam
pan failed to work.
Accident Board Meeting
The meeting of the Kauai Acci
dent Board, ct for next Wednesday
evening, has been postponed to
Friday evening in order that the
advice of Attorney-General Stain
back in two important matti is may
I- obtained. The Attorney-General
will arrive in Lihue Friday morning.
FOR THE CAPITAL
Sugar, 4 86.
Honolulu There is a split in the congregation of Kawaiahao church.
David Kaliaulelio, president of the Christian Endeavor Society, is charged
with consulting a kahuna and is asked to resign. Sunday night's meet
ing lesultcd in a row.
Food Famine in Germany
Stockholm The Associated Press has information which indicated
almost tlx1 complete collapse of the German food bureau work, owing to
the rapid diminution of eatables. There is practically a famine for tll
poor and suffering for the rich.
tor Republican union
New York Chairman Willcox. of the Republican committee, has
written a letter to Perkins in which he says he intends to call a meeting
of Progressvies and "stand-patters" to unite under one standard.
Peary Wants Fliers
Admiral Peary, addressing the Pan-Ainei ican Aeronautics Society
last night, urged 1.000 hydio-aeroplaues for the navy and coast service,
and the air patrol dev. loped.
Germans Near Holland
Copenhagen Germany is reported to haw massed five divisions of
troops at the Holland border.
Vessels Sunk Yesterday
London A total of SMI tons of shipping were sunk yesterday.
No More Belgian Relief
The heads of the American relief work in Belgium have been noti
fied by Germany that they cannot continue.
Germany's New Proposal
Washington Germany has submitted a proposal that America
reallirm the treaties of 17il!) and 1S2N. The document, which is written
in French, reached Washington yesterday and has been translated for
the President. Officials declare, however, that the new proposal differs
from the old pact . It is th ugh; here that . officials will pay no atten
tion to the proposal Meyond a lure acknowledgment.
Honolulu The Governor has cabled the. Depai tiiient of the In
terior respecting the congestion of business in the courts and asks
that the matter of appointing judges be taken up without delav with
Attorney General Gregory
Delegate Kuhio has sent a M.ircouigram simges'.ing an invitation
by the Legislature to Congressmen to visit the Inlands in April, and
recommending that an appropriateou of S-10,000 be made to defray the
expenses of the proposed tour.
(Continued on page 8)
W. O. Crowell, of Waimea, has
been appointed administrator of
the estate of the late Chas. Blake,
A Porto Riean was yesterday
sentenced by Judge Kapahee, of
Koloa, to imprisonment for three
months upon conviction of drunk
enness. This was his third offense.
Sergeant Cochett Leaves
Sergeant A. C. Cochett left by the
steamer Saturday afternoon for Ho
nolulu. He will be attached to
headquarters there until his com
mission arrives as a second lieuten
ant of cavalry. Sergeant Cochett
has been attached to the hospital
corps on Kauai for several months.
Chamber of Commerce
A dinni r-se.-sion of the Kauai
Chamber of Commerce will be held
at the Waimea hotel next Thursday
evening, beginning at ( o'clock. The
dinner itself will be preceded by a
little business. Many pleasing fea
tures will be introduced during the
Gamblers Forftit Bail
Eighteen .l.ipanc-e airestul last
week in Lihue on a charge of gam
bling failed to show up in court,
forfeitting bail in the total sum of
On Sunday the engagement of'
Frank Crawford, of Lihue, and Miss ,
Mary Wilson, of Indiana, was an-'
Mrs. B. I). Baldwin entertained
a party of bridge player one after
noon last week.
Look for the advertisement of the
Hawaii Meat Co., Ltd. in this issue
of the Gaudux ItiLA.Ni. It will!,intor
The Star-Bulletin of yesterday
had the following:
F. W. Christmas, R. B A., one
of the many talented painters drawn
here by the charm of Hawaii's scen
ery, and one who has spent virtual
ly all of many months out in the
open with the scenes he loves, is
back from Kauai eloquently enthu
siastic over the Garden Island's op
portunities for the painter.
Twenty watercolors.soine of which
will be worked up into oils, prove
the truth of his words when he de
clares that the painter on Kauai
forgets time and fatigue so absorbed
does he become in transferring to
canvas the glories around him on
The great Waimea canyon, with
its ruddy colors and bold configura
tions, and the marvellously beauti
ful Ilanalei bay and environment
are, says Mr. Christmas, two of the
finest gems in Hawaiian scenery.
Often he painted from dawn to dusk
leaving his boarding place early,
with a few biscuits in his pocket,
and staying in the open all day.
Mr. Christmas will give an exhi
bition of his paintings just after the
Carnival, time and place to be an
nounced later. This exhibition will
be one of the artistic events of the
season, as his line work is already
recognized throughout the island?.
The Next Hyades
The -t earner Hyades will bo due
to arrive at Port Allen on Saturday,
Mrs. Struve, who has been visit,
ing Dr. and Mrs. F. A. Lyman for
three months, left for her homo in
Los Angeles on Saturday. Mrs, Ly
man accompanied her to llono'ulu.
Mrs. C. F. Loomis who has been
ill for three weeks is convalescing
and ablo to be about this week.