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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 13. NO. 36.
LIHUE. KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1917
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Tho Life Saving Salvation Army
Band completed its Season" by the
Tour of Kauai,- following that ..of
Hawaii and Maui, during the last
Landing Wednesday morning at
waimca tney were entertained by
Mrs. Cox during the day and gave
one of their unique sacred enter
tainmcnts in the evening, at the
Waimca hall, which was crowded
for the occasion.
During Thursday, Friday, and
Saturday they were the guests of Mr.
Alex. McBryde at Lawai, where, on
, tho huvn, anu in the sea, and on
the shore, they literally " had the
time of their lives."
Thursday evening they played
at Lihue, Friday at Elcele, and
Saturday at Koloa, mostly to crow
ed houses and enthusiastic au
diences. Sunday morning they conducted
the service at tho Lihuo Union
Church, and in the evening gave a
sacred concert at tho Tip Top.
While in Lihue they were quar
tered at the Armory, which with its
equipment of cots, blankets, etc.
was placed at their disposal by the
courtesy of Dick Oliver. While
there, as elsewhere, they took care
of their own cbmmissariat, as they
were abundantly able to do.
Mondav afternoon the children
of tho Lihue Union church gave
them a reception on .the church
lawn and inducted tho Band girls
into the mysterie's of base ball and
"Ory, ory, outs in frco," also
showed them how: to get away with
soda water and sandwiches.
Tuesday thcywere the guests of
Mrs. Byandt and. opier Waimca
ladies on an auto tour of! the Island.
They had also. been inVitcd' to spend
the day and lunch at Papalinahoa,
by Mr. and 'Mrs. .S.W.Wilcox,
but alas there was no time to get it
in. . '
They left by the Kinau moic
than pleased with the treatment
they had received, and with the
assurance that "Kauai is allright,
even though it hasn't quite all
gone Salvation Army yet 1 " - '
The Return of the Weoweo
Every Hawaiian that is tho least
of a fishermen, and every Hawaiian
is that, is very much excited just
now over the appearance of th
"weoweo" on tour coasts, and every
path thereto is lined with fishermen,
and fisher-Inaidens too, with rod
and lino, in the late afternoon wend
ing their way to the best point of
vantage for 'fish ; and later in tho
evening they come trooping back,
fairly ladpn down with tho catch;
and there is fish-feasting and rejoic
ing in many a simplo home far into
The "weoweo" is a little red fish
about three inches long, which when
broiled or fried are "ono loa,"
delicious.. They are caught with
hook and line, and though sm.all
they aro fine fishing, as they bite
greedily; you caii pull them out in
a steady string like a belt conveyor,
ofter they once get started; but
when they once take a notion to
stop, it is pan, no more!
In Ilawaiian story the weoweo is
a prophetic fish that always por
tends the death of an "alii" or
high chief; it never fails; and there
are all kinds of interested specula
tions as to who it will bo this time.
I Owing to the dearth pf aliis ip these
,7t haole days some think that it means
tho downfall of Governor Pinkham.
The Ukulele it seems after all is
Hawaiian only by adoption. It was
brought to the Islands by tho first
Portuguese immigrants from the
Azores where it is known as the
Braga. Tho name ukulelo was giv
en facetiously by Edw. Purvis, tho
brother of tho Mr. Purvis whom wo
know so well, who was the royal
chamberlain at the timo and a very
cifted wit. Ukulele means "jump-
I', ing mite." or flea.
i The Picnicof the Band girls on tho
P- ..r.m Ann f i Min in it in tivn fin I
flxpmitivaof Mrs. Lvdirate: it was all
B arranged in a few hours when it was
learned that they had a little spare
v' time. "
Out of the Ordinary
Mr. and Mrs. Hopper, Mr. and
Mrs. Clapper, and Mr. and Mrs.
Wood accomplished a strenuous andd
i , i , ,
unusual wceK-cnu ouiing last wcck
that will put them. at tho head of
ths list for some time.
Starting in the small hours of the
morning on Saturday they mado
Ilaena lalo by daylight and Hana
kapiai, over the hazardous cliff trail,
by 9 o'clock. Hero they camped
on a bit of sandy beach in the shel
ter of an overhanging cliff that pro
tected them, in imagination at
least, against any weather that there
might havo been, From this head
quarters they explored and enjoyed
the wonders and beauties of this
little known and interesting region.
They also fished ; but to little pur
pose; tho fish were on a vacation
They returned early Monday
morning very much impressed with
the charm of tho region but also
with the conviction that one ought
to give it more timo after going so
The Ball Games
The second series of the Baseball
season started off Sunday afternoon
with two games, ono being between
the Lihues and MeBrydes, at Ele
slc, and tho other tho Makawelii
and Makees, at Makaweli. There
were good crowds at both places,
and the best of weather favored the
The Lihues, crippled by the loss
of their pitcher and catcher, put
up a game fight at Eleele, but
blew up" in tho fifth and sixth
innings, letting tlicir opponents in
for six runs. Tho final score was
six to two in favor of the homers.
The game at Makaweli was sharp
ly contested throughqut, and closed
3 to 2 .in favor of the home team;
the visitors having full bases at the
time.. The "Makawelis mades all of
their runs, in a single inning'. ,
It is interesting that' the victors
in the first games of the first series
are-losers in the first games of the
second series, indicating that some
fast baseball is m prospect.
Tho Keaha Store is enlarging its
premises, due, doubtless to its in
Prof. Leslie Clark, Director of the
County Farm, together with family
have now taken up residence upon
Mr and Mrs. Kopke are tho
latest motor enthusiasts and may
be seen at any time of the day
and night, enjoying their car,
which recently arrived.
Miss Mary Jensen, principal of
Kapahi school, has returned from
attending Summer School in Hono
lulu. We aro pleased to sco her
smiling countenance again.
Mrs. J. M. Kuhns and infant
daughter leave by this evening's
Mauna Loa" and proceed by the
S. S. Maui" to tho Coast, upon, a
visit to her parents in Missouri.
They expect to return before Christ
Judging from tho number of
visitors tho Hawaiian Canneries'
beach is a very popular bathing re
sort, especially with tho ladies.
Tho Boys" aro no doubt respon
sible, to no small extent, for these
After a few weeks ol vacation the
Lihue Union Church will resunfe
activity this coming Sunday when
there will be appropriate opening
services of a special character.
Every ono is cordially invited to
come that wo may start off with
spirit and enthusiasm.
1 he various committees aro re
minded of their regular duties; and
tno clioir will meet for practice
Thursday evening as of old.
J. M. Lydqatf.
Credit should be given Dr. A. R.
Glaisyer as tho author of the vers
es "Halemanu Nei" which appear
ed in the Garden Island last issue.
Local and Personal Notes
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Wilcox went
10 lwn 0,1 y rciur
j i r. . 1 i - -1
Hans Hanson of Waimca went to
town by tho Kinau Friday to enter
tho II. M. A. school.
W. H. Curtin, representing Fred
L. Waldron, Ltd., ismakirigabusi
ness tour of tho island.
Mrs. G. B. Lcavett returned from
town last week where she helped to
start her sister successfully on her
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Myers and
Mrs. Chanvborlain returned from
Hawaii last, week, after visiting the
most interesting portions of that is
Asa result of the "Advertiser"
nilot car exploration party it is re
ported that there are some 850 miles
of main roads suitable for auto
travel in these Islands.
Mrs. McClusky, the wife of our
new High School principal, is
niece of Mrs. S. W. Wilcox. Her
father is Judge Fred Lyman of Hilo.
So.shoi8 kainaama loa."
Mrs. G. T. Gregg, accompanied
by her son and daughter went to
town by tho Kinau Friday. She
will enter her daughter in Punahou
and her son m theH. M. A. school.
' The sugar crop of the Islands is
estimated at 643,000 tons, nearly
all of which lias been already har-
vested. Of this some 13,000 tons
is refined locally and "will be used
for home consumption.
Miss Frances Thompson of Maka?
weli has been spending' the summer
with Mrs. Richard Hughes, former
ly of Elcele, but jaow living with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Scott of Hilo.
Mr. Do Vis .Norton, Hawaij rep
resentative of the Promotion Com
mittee has been spending a week or
so as the guest ot Mr: and Mrs.
Fred Carter at -Hanalei He left
on the Kinau Saturday.
Ker. W. JS. Potwme, lor many
years a resident of these Islands
and on various occasions a visitor
,to Kauai in the interest of the Epis
copal mission work, died a few
days ago at Santa Rosa, Cal.
Friends returning from Califor
nia report the Purvis family as
being comfortably located in Borke
ly whore they aro enjoying the
amenities of metropolitan life. They
were never better in health.
Friends returning from the Coast
by tho Matson steamer Maui, roport
that there were 125 teachers and
some 50 ordinary passengers aboard,
and that the." Sierra will bring even
a larger consignment of teachers.
The salvation Army Band girls
who have beerr making a grand tour
of the Islands this Summer now
say that Kauai is the best. Up to
coming here it was Maui, but Kau
ai has "..put it over" everything in
tho treatment of them.
Mr. II. II . Brodie is back
at Hanapepe ready for a
of school work mytho old surround
ings, but with now life and enthu
siasm. He is glad to get back to
the cool breezes and the refreshing
air of Kauai, after the heat and dry
ness of California.
Mrs. Frank Crawford biaved a
horse-back ride to Kipukai last
Wednesday, to spend a fow days
with Mrs. It. L. Wilcox. Although
a "malihini" Mrs. Crawford took
hor-first riding lesson over the Kipu
pass avmonth or so ago. Doesn't
that constitute her a member of
the "kaniaaina" class?
It wasn't entirely good fortune
that steered tho bridal bouquet to
Chas. S. Dole the other day at the
church wedding. Rather was it
tho result of a long reach and strenu
ous endeavor.. Mr. De Lacy came
in as closo second. His endeavor
was equal to tho occasion, but not
his reach. PoorTeddiel
Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Wilcox, ac
companied by Mr. and Mrs. Mc
Clusky and family, returned home
by the last Kinau. It will be re
membered that Mr. and Mrs. Wil
cox accompanied their daughter
Mabel as far as San Francisco about
a month ago, remaining on the
Coast only a week or so. Upon
their return they went -on to Maui
to yisit their daughter Mrs. Digby
Sloggett and family. They enjoy
ed their vacation month very much.
A Pretty Afternoon Wedding
The Lihue Union Church was tho
sceno of a charrning afternoon wed
ding, Thursday Aug. 30th, when
Mr. E. Livcsoy of tho wireless was
married to Mrs. Jossphino L. Deas
pf Waipouli by Rev. J. M. Lydgate
jn tho presence of some 40 or more
pf their intimate friends.
,Tho church was very effectively
decorated in palms, ferns, and largo
masses of white lilies by the sisters
pf the bride, Mrs. Cheatham and
The bride was simply but very
prettily gowned in white silk crepe
Tho bridal bouquet, the work. of
the sisters, was a very original and
effectivo combination of white flow
ers, ferns and white silk streamers,
starred with white narcissus.
After the ceremony the bride,
standing on the stops of the church,
threw tho bouquet out to tho guests
assembled on the lawn. It fell to
Mr. Chas. S. Dole.
Tho bridal couplo motored to Ha
palei where they will spend a weeks
honeymoon at Pilikai, the Isenherg
A Loss to the Community
Miss Daisy Sheldon left on the
Kinau last Saturday for Honolulu,
where she will teach during tho
coming year. Her transfer will take
from the community one who has
earned the respect and regard of all
who know herj one who was always
ready to help in every way within
per power in overy worthy enter
prise and in every public endeavor.
a faithful and efficient worker in
Sunday School and Christian En
deavor; a stand by in tho church
pholr, rain or shine; a reliable and
willing member of the Mokihana
Club; and a ready respondent to
any and every demand of a public
kind that came' up ; thq words of
tho Master are her best charactcriza
tion, She hath done what she
could," which is the highest praise
that can bo given to any one.
We are glad of the assurance that
she is to remain in Honolulu only
one year; w shall be glad to wel
come her back.
Death Of Mrs. Hackbarth
Mrs. Gustavo Hackbarth of Ka-
paia, in a fit of temporary aberra
tion, came to a sad end this last
Sometimo during the night of the
29th. she wandered away from
homo, and was not found until the
morning of tho 31st. when she had
been dead for somo timo. She was
the capablo and faithful mothor of
a large family, most of whom aro
grown up and married and by whom
her memory will bo tenderly cher
The Latest Engagement
Miss Frances Thompson, princi
pal of Makaweli school, is engaged
to Mr. Henry Lyman of Puna, Ha
waii. Miss Thoirjpson is a charm
ing and gilted woman, and will
grace her home with all that goes
to mako for refinement and culture.
Mr. Lyman is a son of tho late
muus layman 01 11110, and owns a
n.-t t -i
argo sugur estate in the district of
Puna. Tho Garden Island" ex
presses good wishes to the happy
An Interesting Visitor
Miss Dorothy C. Rowell, a niece
of tho late Wm. E. Rowell whom
many of 'us knew so well, is on Kau
ai on a brief visit, mainly for tho
purpose of overhauling the library
and other literary remains of her
grandfather, who for long years was
a missionary m charge of the work
at Waimea, and was an unsually
Miss Rowell is the daughter of
George Rpwoll an older brother of
William. Mi6s Rowellcame to tho
Islands from New York some years
ago, and devoted Herself to the de
clining years of her undo.
Miss Ruth Johnson, sister of Mrs.
Douglas Baldwin returned to Hono
lulu by tho Kinau on Friday,
The Civic Convention
Arrangements havo been perfect
ed by J J. Belser, chairman of the
civic convention's sub-committeo
on transportation, which will land
Kauai delegates to the convention at
Honolulu on the morning of Satur
day tho fifteen of September, which
is Regatta Day. and take them
homo Tuesday night, after the final
banquet at tho Moatia hotel.
Just when tho Tuesday night
boat will sail deponds on how good
a representation Kauai sends to the
convention. The Inter-Island Steam
Navigation company, while willing
to do everything in its power to
oblige and assist the convention,
does not feel it ought to inconveni
ence a majority of its Tuesday night
passongers for the pleasure of the
' But if Kauai sends the delegation
expected by the central committee,
the shoe will be on the other foot.
Then tho delegates will be in the
majority and tho boat will be heldl
until 11 o'clock. Raymond C.
Brown, chairman of tho central
committee, says he expects Kauai
to send forty. One estimate of
seventy-five lias reached him, but
he. wants to be on tho safe side.
Whichever proves to be the cor
rect figure, it is certain that this
years convention will- be the best
attended the Islands have- ever
known. Maui and Hilo both are
counted on to send forty delegates
each, while from Kohala and Kona
on' the Big Island a dozen more are
expected. From Honolulu the re
presentation will be ninety.
Provision will be mado this year
for a limited number of members at
large to cover some persons who,
for one reason or another are not
members of tho constituent organi
zations and who arc yet interested
in Civic Convention matters Such
persona can receive the necessarT
credentials by communicating with
Raymond C. Brown, Secretary of
the Chamber of Commerce, Hono
Something We Need
Some of the teachers returning
from the coast tell with interest of
the School Survey which has been
mado recently- in San Francisco,
11 Ml 1 1 1
which win unaountccuy icau to a
more or less thorough rcconstruc
tion of the schools of that city.'
The survey, .which extended over
several months, dealt not only with
the actual teaching, but with the
course of study, tho equipment of
the teachers and tho methods em
ployed, finding, we understand.much
to criticiso in each department.
The survey was so unostentatious
ly conducted that very many of
the teachers involved didn't oven
know that it was going on. Never
theless it is reported to be a most
thorough and exhaustive mvestiga-
tidn. Such an investigation, im
partial, thorough, and conclusive
in its findings should bo conducted
on these- Islands, that we may have
some intelligent knowledge of where
To Get Films of Kauai
Mr. O. C. Gilmoro of the Prismic
Film Co. of New York has been on
Hawaii and Oahu making films of
Jho interesting things there for
moving picture uso. We under
stand that tho pictures aro taken in
tho natural colors and are uncom
Mr. Gilmoro wo understand is
coming to Kauai to complete his set
here, wo bespeak him a hospitable
reception and good weather.
Mrs. Katherine Burke returned
by tho Mauna Loa Friday morning.
She spent tho summer at the Cali
fornia University attending various
courses or lectures and breathing
tho inspiring air of that great aca
Whilo in Lihue the Salvation Ar
my Band girls were treated to auto
rides by Judge Dickey, with his
car full to overflowing, he took load
after load of happy youngsters to
sco tho Wailua Falls etc.
Sgt. Sharpe, Quartermaster Ser
geant of the Quartermaster's De
partment, has been in Lihuo since
last Wednesday giving instructions
in property accountability and res
ponsihility. IIo returns to Hono
THE NEW HIGH
Mr. Wm. McClusky, tho new
principal of the Lihuo High and
Grammar School, arrived. last Wed
nesday with his family, and are at
present the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
S. W. Wilcox.
Mr. McClusky is a man of excel
lent equipment for tho position; in
ability, education and winning per
sonality, and of much experience
as an educator both aboard and on
these Islands. He was recently
Supervising Principal for the Island
of Maui, and before that was prin
cipal of various large schools in the
Appointed to the position of
Statistician of tho Board of Educa
tion, he pcrferred to remain in the
more direct educational work, so ho
effected an exchange with Mr.
Avery that ho might come here.
Ho eivcs every assurance of suc-
cess'in hisdliosen work; wo welcome
him to it, and to a position of in
fluence and usefulness in the com
munity; in all of which he will bo
materially assisted by a gracious and
A Scientists Conclusions
Dr. Campbell whose visit to Kau
ai wo chronicled a few weeks ago,
has completed his investications
here for the present, and has found
what he considers pretty conclusive
evidence of the land connection of
these Islands with the East Indian
Islands and tho Malay Peninsula.
His study has been devoted to
the liverwort mosses, which show
many forms almost identical witli
those of Java especially, which
would seem to indicate a continuous-land
connection at ono time,
ages ago. This indication is con
firmed by a striking similarity of
some notable plants of the higher
orders, for example, the kukui,
the puhala, the ie-ic, etc. These
are common throughout tho Pacific,
a distribution that would seem to
involvo lines of land travel for their
Dr Campbell will devote somo
considerable time to the careful
study of his data before formally
publishing his results.
Manufacture Of Liquor
The manufacture of distilled
liquor will cease ncxte Saturday,
September 8. After that date it
will be unlawful to distill any grain,
feed or fruit for tho purposo of
making distilled spirits
There will bo on hand, however,
a large stock which will bo sufficient
to last a couple of years or so This
however, may be commandeered by
the President if ho so elects.
Change of the Mauna Loa
During the slack season whilo
there is no grinding, the Mauna
Loa will mako hut ono trip a week.
She will sail as usual for Honolulu
on Tuesday ovening and return Fri
day morning; and then remain ovor
in Kauai waters until the following
When tho bridal party loft for
Hanalei after the ceremony the oth
er day, it was discovered that tho
back of the car was decorated with
a big poster "Just Married" in
letters largo enough to be road two
or tliree blocks away; and a goodly
array of old shoes that had done
much servico along the Homestead
roads. They immediately mado a
strenuous effort to remove them
but were prevented by their friends,
and set out anyway, on their jour
ney with these things very much in
The Band Girls were conveyed to
tho church lawn Monday afternoon
in autos belonging to Mrs. Hogg,
Mrs. Wedomeyer, Judge Dickey and
others, who found tho girls very
appreciative of their kindness. There
were 45 children on the lawn and
some dozen Lihue mothers and
friends. They made lots of noise
at least the children did.