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Your WILL or the Courts
Do you know that when a person dies without leaving a Will and naming an executor, that the court appoints
some one as administrator of the estate?
Do you feel that an administrator whom the court wculc point would be one whom you would have selected
yourself had you made a Will during your lifetime?
This company has during its nineteen years of experience gained a reputation for itself throughout the Territory
for its competent and economical manner of handling estates. Correspondence invited.
Stocks and Bonds
E. D. TENNEY, President
J. R. GALT, Treasurer
The high prices of flour and
oth-jr cereals is the result of se
rious shortage in crops, tiot only
in America but the world over
The great wheat growing slates
of t;ie mainland aggregated otllv
about a two thirds crop last fall,
and give promise of even greater
shortage this coming season, be
cause of severe weather conditions,
which have destroyed the winter
wheat, and the shortage of seed
tor thtSpring planting.
Argentina has forbidden the ex
portation of wheat because of crop
failure, and consequent shortage
which is already causing much
suffering. A great deal of Rus
sia's surplus has rotted on the
ground, and there is no outlet for
any part of it that could be spared.
it Is estimated that the Europ
ean yield this coming year will be
only 75'' of the normal quantity.
The Entente Allies will need 560
million bushels, while only some
360 million wfll be available.
A Beautiful Book
Among the new books at the
Lihue Library is one of much
beauty and no little interest to us,
entitled "Reminiscences of the
South Sea," by John La Farge.
La Farge was a somewhat famous
water color artist of a coupl
decades ago, who came to these Is
lands 30 years or so ago, and after
remaining here a few weeks, de
parted for the South Sea, where
he made a somewhat leisurely tour
with an artists free and easy
wav of seeing lite and with an
artists skilful touch in depicting it.
The book is generously illustrat
ed with rich color studies, that are
,,.- fnitlifnl to life than anything
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we have seen in print. i lie
facial expressions and the charac
teristic poses ot the Polynesian as
well as the rich coloring, a r e
fimrlif witii surprising facility.
o ii .vrt nf tli? book is de
i nui.iu I'... - ;
voted to our Islauils, tnev
rather too civilized for him. most
o: it is given to Samoa, Tahiti,
First Aid And The Small Boy
We find that it pays to
with tlie youngsters, you can ..lien
iu ivicv bits ol news tiom
them, sort of '"sub iosa"as it were
For in.'taii.'f. We ran across a
small boy tin- other .lav with his
liaiul elaborately bandaged u p'
"Why Johnny, whats tin- matter,
what. haw yu .lout' toyour hand?"
I ai:U don'.' notliin to it, but, you
see, my mother sin- belongs t that
first Aid I 'lass what goes to school
to the Doctor every week'; and she
said to inc. 1 had to pretend I was
hurt, and let her put a ban. lag.'
on. If its stays on all day I get
live cents; and its goin to Mays oii..
cans.' I'm a-wateh-in it. I doiit .
mind about band n'--, but when'
she turns your ' inside m:', I
gee that hurts, spi-iallv wl.ni -I c
misses lire and tin- U:iii'.l M
toothpick takes you in the c,v! ,
I 0 TAG
Honoluli, T. H.
(CAPITAL AND SURPLUS OVER $450,000.)
Real Estate Insurance
Authorized by Law to act as Executors, Trustees, Administrators and Guardians.
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
C. H. COOKE, Vice-President GEO. R. CARTER, 2nd Vice-P resident
H. H. WALKER, Assistant Treasurer S. G. WILDER, Secretary
F. C. ATHERTON, Diiector
Arrested tor Tampering j
It was reported in Kohala last
Sunday that two men, supposed
Germans, had been arrested and
sent to Hilo, for attempting to
tamper with the wireless station at
Kawaihae. This station has been
guarded by a detail trotn the cav
alry company of Waimea Nation
al Guard ever since the wireless
was taken over by the U. S. Gov
ernment. Inst what happened to these two
men, we do not know; but, accord
ing to rumor, they walked to Ko
hala, and put up at the home of a
citizen who is a Gertucn bv birth.
On Sunday afternoon they were
apprehended and taken away by
the police, to he sent to Honolulu
by the Sti , Manna Kea on her trip
on Monda Kohal.t Midget.
A most if.narkable recent motor
truck performai ce w as theonejust
accomplished in the Bear Yallev,
California, 70P0 feet up in the San
Bernardino Mountains The 3'ear
Valle' country for years has been
iso'nted from the rest of the world
bv the first storm of the winter,
but this latest achievement has
j suddenly emphasized the possibi
lity of regular winter mountain
trips in the future.
Accepting the challenge of Wil
liam Cline, a well-known sports
man of that legion, who offered a
loving cup to the first nio'or elii-
cl.j to make t he dash after a violent
snow storm, a party of six men at
tempted the trip in a Moie'and
Tiuck. Although the snow was
so deep on some of til'." grades as
to cause the truck to slide back-
wards wkh the wheels revolving
forwards, the fight was finally
won. When the truck was phoed
on exhibition at the Orange Show
at Sail Bernardino, many persons
wete skeptical as to the territory it
had covered oiving to the splendid !
. . ....'
rr,iif!itir,ti rtt tit. I .lAi vo'ir Iiiil
with which it was equipped.
In half a century th cilv ot Ak-
has grown from a vil-
kige of less than 10, 'too to a city of
120.000 people, one of the most
prosperous cities of the United
States and the acknowledged rub
ber mmufaetui ing center of the
world. The citv has been succes
sively known as the Oatmeal Citv.!lla,v 'tween the Kekaha and Wai-
i . . . i i . . :
the Match Citv. the Mower
j Reaper Citv. the Sewer Pipe City,tension llertot alo,, llle western
and the Rubber Citv.
It is interesting to note that I.
F. Seiberling, a large manufacturer
of agricultural implements, who,
years ago. made Akron known far
and wide as the Mower iS: Reaper
City, was the father of President
F. A. Seiberling ot :he Goodvear
Tire ami Rubber Co., who has
done m u oh to mike the city known
April 12, 1917.
ihe.merch&nts who act
vertisa tn this paper.
They wtll treat you tight
PUBLIC NOTICE OF PRIMARY
I, J. Mahiai Kaneaktia, County
Clerk of the County of Kauai,
Territory of Hawaii, do hereby
certify that I have on the 20th. day
of April, A. D. 1917. received from
the Honorable Wade Warren Thay
er, iiecretary ot Hawaii, a l'uulic
Notice of Primary Election, and
in accordance with sub division 2
of section 29 of the Revised Laws
of Haw aii (1915) I do hereby pub
lish so much of said Notice as is
applicable to the County of Kauai.
Territory of Hawaii, as follows:
PUBLIC NOTICE OF PRIMARY
Notice is hereby given that in
accordance with the terms of Sec
tion 2S of the Revised Laws of
Hawaii, 1915, as amended by Act
152 of the Session Laws of 1915
and Act 3 of the Session Laws
of 1917, a Primary Klection for
the purpose of making nominations
for county offices within the Coun
ty of Kauai as more particularly
hereinafter set foith, will be held
on Saturday, the 19th. day of May,
A U. 1917, within the County of
Kauai. Territory of Hawaii, be
tween the hours of eight o'clock
a. in. and five o'clock p. m.
The county offices for which
candidates are to be nominated bv
each political partv ar such primary
election within the said County ot
Kauai are as follow:
One County Clerk
One County Attorney.
Five Supervisors as follows:
One from the District of Waimea;
one trotn the District of Koloa; one
from the District of Lihue: one
from the District of Kawaihau, and
one from the District of Hanalei.
The districts, Precincts and poll
ing places in the county of Kauai
are as follows:
Sixth Representative District:
Islands of Kauai and Niihau.
First Precinct: The island of
Niihau. Polling place, Niihau
.Second Precinct: The portion
of the District of Waimea, on the
island of Kauai, jvest of the boun-
mea plantations ano. a nne in ex
edge of Waimea valley to th
southern boundary of Na Pali.
Polling place, Kek.iha schoolhouse.
Third Precinct: The portion ot
the District of Waimea. on the is
land of Kauai, between the second
precinct and the bed of the Mahi
n uili vallev. Polling place, Wai
Fourth Precinct: The remaind
er of the DistrKrt of Waimea. Pull
ling place, Makaweli schoolhouse.
Filth Precinct: The portion of
the I.'ir.tiict of Koloa west of the
vi t boundary of the land of Ko
loa Polling pk'.e, ollice ot th
MciiiMic Sugai Company :.t Wahi-
Sixth Precinct- The remainder
of the District of Koloa, Polling
place, Koloa courthouse.
Seventh Precinct: The District
of Lihue. Polling place. District
court room at Lihue.
Eight Precinct: m The J istrict of
Kawaihau. Polling place, Kapan
Ninth Precinct: The portion of
the District of Hanalei east of the
Kalihiwai stream. Polling place,
Tenth Precinct: The remaind
er of rfhe District of HanaU.i. Poll
ing place, Waioli courthouse.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I
have hereunto set my hand
and caused the Great Seal
of the Territory of Hawaii
(Seal) to be affixed.
DONE at the Capitol in
Honolulu, this 1 8; h . day
of April. A. D. 1917.
Wadk Wakkkn Thaykr,
Secretary of Hawaii.
IN TESTIMONY WHKRKOF. I
have hereunto set my hand
and caused tin- Sual of the
County'of Kauai, Territory
(Seal) of Hawaii, to be affixed
DONE at the County Seat
at Lihue, this 20th. day of
April. A. D. 1917.
J, Mahiai Ka.vkakla,
County Clerk, County of Kauai.
Apr. 24. Mav 1-8.
Since War Began
in Europe", Allied govern
ments h ive bought 10,000 .
for tlici r armies.
The Royal gives r triple
service, and is perhaps most
durable of all typewriters un
der hard usage.
Hawaiian News Co., Ltd.
Bishop Street, Honululu.
The season is .it hand when all
NATURE calls to us to 'till the
soil," and in preparing the garden,
replanting flowcis, or taking care
of the lawn, we aie prepared to
furnish all of the tools necessary,
such as hoes, rakes, spades, weed
ers, lawn mowers, trimmers, water
ing pots, garden hose, etc., in a
complete vnrlcu of styles and
prices. Get the "Hick to Nature"
habit and let us help you,
W. W. Dhnord k Co. Ltd.
"The Hei'tc of Hnuiev(r, t"
1 ":-. . Km- Mini, ll"ii"iuin.
R. B. ANDERSON, Director
C. H. ATHERTON, Director
Local Nolice To Marines
HA WAIIA N ISLANDS Maui
Island, North C o a s t Nakalele
Head Light- Was moved S feet.
203" true S. by V. 9-16 W. Mag.
and exhibited from a white m ist
on March 24, 1917; and the box
on house removed, without other
C cc G. S. Charts 4102. 4116.
Light List. Pacific Coast, 1917,
p. 154, No. S25.
Buoy List, 19th. District, 1916.
Bv order of the Commissioner
A. E. Arledck.
Inspector, 19lh. Lighthouse D!
trict. Shirts Collars
What's more aggra
vating than a shirt
that comes back from
the laundry only par
tially washed and poor
ly Ironed and a col
lar with rough edges
and a dingy color?
We launder your
shirts and collars the
way we want our own
PANAMA HATS CLEANED.
Wm. Ellis, Jr.
1917 SUPER SIX
7 PASSENGER HUDSON
For Rent at all Hours
Tviriit trj I; a s pecialty.
t i "
Wholes: and Retail Groceries
l-ry Goods r,f al! Descriptions'
EVERYTHING IN Till!
Silver anii Gold Link,
Rich Cut Glass and
Art Goons. -
Mkkciiandi.sk of thk
Bkst Quality Only.
P. O. Box 342 Honolulu
in selling hoes
means offeiing you footwear
ot known merit, verified
styles, at small profits. The
honest shot merchant be
lieves in making his business
an institution; in Mitall pro
fits, a bnsv store, permanent
This is Regal Policy
Parcels Post will bring such
shoes to our door, from the
REGAL SHOE STORE
1 r t cc Hotel Sts. Honolulu
What Is .
at the present time
To remain calm in the face
of ciisis; to perform each
daily task just a little better
than you ever have before;
to economize a little, saving
for the future which is so
terribly uncertain just now,
You cannot realize how
greatly the few dollars you
save nmy help solve serious
problems a few months or a
few vears hence, Save what
vou can; deposit it with us.
We pav 4't on time de
posits. J J J
Bishop & Company
We neatly puck and mail
Hawaii & South Seas Curio