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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 13. NO. 43. L111UE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. OCTOBER 23, 1917 SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COPY
There will be a monster patriotic rally at the Lihue Armory Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 to which
every one in sight is invited.
i The exercises will be under the general charge of the Kauai Chamber of Commerce and will consist of
exceptionally good singing, fine speaking, band music, etc. Dr. Laughton of Hilo, will deliver the address,
the Timoteo Quintette will sing, besides which there will be special singing by a selected choir, singing by a
specially trained band of children, etc.
The plantations have arranged to release their labor for the occasion, the Stores are doing the same and
every one is looking forward to a very interesting and inspiring as well as a very democratic event.
This is an occasion for every one to show his colors and affirm his patriotism. Surely every one will be there.
Chamber of Commerce
Holds Important Meeting
Tho Kauai Chamber of Commerce
met at the Court House, Wnimcn,
at v :30 last. Thursday evening,
October 18th, President Crawford
in tho Chair.
The President read tho resigna
tion of Secretary Timmons, and
stated that tho Chamber had lost an
extremely valuable member, and
capable secretary, owing to tho re
moval of Mr. Timmons to the Is
land of Maui.
Mr. Brandt presented tho follow
ing resolution,, which was carried
"Whereas: L. D. Timmons has
faithfully given tho Kauai Chamber
of Commerce the benefit of his large
experience and untiring efforts on
behalf of this Chamber for several
years past in the capacity of secre
"Whereas: This Chamber fully appreciates-
his splendid work in its
Now therefore let it be resolved:
That its secretary be instructed to
forward him a copy of this resolu
tion, tendering him the thanks of
the Chamber for his services, with
best wishes for his future success.
The President then called for
nominations for tho office of secre
tary. Mr. Patterson nominated E.
II V. Broadbent, seconded by Mr.
Brandt. Broadbent nominated Mr.
Wishard, who graciously declined
the honor on the plea of lack of
time. There being no further nomi
nations the president declared Mr.
Mr. Wishard reported for the
harbors committee ami stated that
harbors were still conspicuous by
their absence on Kauai. ,
Mr. Broadbent reported for tho
homestead committeo and read cor
respondence that had passed be
tween tho Land Commissioner and
the attorney for the citizens- who
had applied for homesteads in the
Ilanapepn tract; that throw light
on tho intentions of the Govern
ment in regard to tho disposal of
Ltho protested sale of tho right of
-vay across the Ilanapepe land, and
also explained their attitude regard
ing tho protested sale- of tho leases
of wet land in tho valleys of Ilana
pepe and Waimea. Mr. Cox pre
sented the following resolutions:
That Whereas, certain leases of tho
wet lands of the Districts of Hananepe
ami Waimea, County of Kauai, will ex
pire on or about DccemlKT li7th 1017;
Ami Whereas, sales of leases thereof
have heretofore Uvn postponed; ,
And Whereas, Further, it is the eon
f seiisus of opinion of this Chamber ami ot
the people of tho Island of Kauai gener
ally that said hinds should bo kept in
continuous cultivation for tho purposes
of food conservation;
And Whereas, Also, said lands have
been heretofore cultivated by sub-tenants
of the preheat lessee thereof, ami are now
lwinjj cultivated by said sub-tenants, who
desire to continue cultivation thereof;
$o it Uesolved by the Chamber of Com
merce ol Kauai that it is tho opinion of
this Chamler that the lands in question
should, at the expiration of the lcas-es
above refera-d to, continue to be cultivat
ed by the present actual cultivators and
occuniers thereof under short lea.es from
the Territorial (ioverninent or as tenants-at-will
of said Territory.
And He it Further Uesolved, that tins
lleeolution lx spread upon the minutes
(Continued on page 3)
Waimea District Raises
Fund for French Poor
For the aid of the suffering women
and children in northern. Frantic,
who aro now returning to their
ruined homes recently set free by
the allies, the. ladies and a few gen
tlemen, of Waimea district have
given a part of their Christmas mo
ney into tho fund l5eing rained by
JUr. L. W. Hart. Tho fund to date
amounts to $332.50. On Oct. 4,'
Mr. Hart forwarded S307.00 to A.
Marques, French Consul at Hono
lulu and received the following let
ter in renly:
I wisli to acknowledge tho receipt
of your letter of Oct. 4 with the en
closed cheque for 307, which, ac
cording to your instructiqns I shall
immediately forward t6 the French
Red Cross, for them to apply thaf
sum exclusively to tho relief of des
titute French families, who are now
returning to their homes in those
parts of' France recently liberated
by tho Allies, but where they find
nothing but ruins arid starvation.
I cannot find accurate words to
thank you in their name, and in
the name of the French Government
I have tho honor to represent, for
your generous help and kindly, as
well as' timely thought as well for
the touching proof of sympathy you
thereby offer to struggling Franco.
I wish also to convey our thanks
tothostof your friends who have
so graciously helped you to gather
This amount will reach tho bene
licicries about Christmas so that
when it comes, you may think of
tho invaluable relief you, even from
tho distant Pacific, have been able
to offer some at least of the suffer
ers, and here before closing, I want
to bo allowed to express my admira
tion for the especially kind generosi
ty of tho Kauai people, sinco it has
already been my privilege to receive
,and forward (for the very same pur
pose as yours) a very handsome gift
from Mrs. E. L. Ewart and her
lady friends. May God bless you
With the highest consideration,
I have tho pleasure of subscribing
myself, Dear Sir,
Very sincerely yours,
Following are tho donators to this
Mesdames, B. D. Baldwin, T.
Brandt. 13. A. Brown, II. Brown,
Clough, Cunningham, W. Danford,
V. 0. Donald, II. A. Dunn, A.
Brodio, B. E. Dcverill, G. Ewart,
E. Edmondson, K. P. Ilaseldon,
C. L. Hodge, C. B. Hofgaard, U.
P. Jesse, Kahlbaum, E. Knudsen,
F. Lyman, It. L. Oliver, Aubrey
Robinson; Misses E. Lee, Volma
Stray no; Messrs. Cockburn (Hono
lulu), Aaser, Lindsoy, L. WYIIart,
G. Creig, C. W. Smitn.
Out of consideration for tho fino
picture story that is to be shown
Thursday evening at the Tip Top
tho campaign meeting will begin at
7 o'clock and close in time to take
in tho show, which by tho favor of
Mr. Fernandez will bo held back
for tho campaign people.
PROCLAMATION BY THE PRESIDENT
This Liberty Loan gives tho people of our country thoir op
portunity to sustain tho government and its might and power
which has been mobilized for the' conduct of the great war upon
which are wo now embarked. Through it tho whole country joins
the mobilization and is able to strike a mortal blow against Prus
sian autocracy and in defense of our outraged Alncrican rights,
our own liberty and that of the world.
Every subscriber to these Liberty Bonds, whether he or she
takes only one bond or takes more, lends the vtoight of that con
tribution, the weight of that support to the force behind that vital
blow. He or she puts that amount to the patriotic scrvico of tho
October 24 is hereby designated and appointed Liberty Day.
On that day let all the people of every community of tho country
assemble and pledge the fullest financial support within their
ability to tho cause. Let there bo patriotic meetings held every
where. Let us make the' result of this campaign for the second
Liberty Loan bond issue so impressive and so emphatic that it
will echo to and in the enemy empire and be clear to all the
world as an index of tho intentions of America.
On that day all federal offices will bo closed at noon and all
federal employes shall bo free from all duties other than the
patriotic observance" of tho day.
Washington, October 14, 1017.
Waimea Literary Club
Holds First Meeting
Saturday evening 'Oct. 20th tho
Waimea Litearary Club held the
first of its meeting for tho winter of
1917-1918 at Elcele Hall.
After unanimously electing Mr.
Frank Alexander, vice-president of
the club for tho ensuing year, the
president of the club introduced the
speaker of tho evening, Dr. A. H.
Glaisyer who had a very good paper
in "Animal Diseases Communicable
T h e most important diseases
touched upon were anthrax and
tuberculosis and as nearly all tho
technical Latin words had been left
out and plain English used instead,
tho layman was able to understand
the subject easily and when the
reading of the paper was over tho
club gave Dr. Glaisyer a vote of
thanks for having cast so much light
upon a heretofore dark and unknown
Tho paper will be printed later
in tho Garden Island and copies
sent to the various schools of Kauai.
Later the president told tho club
members of tho growth of the Red
Cross work in tho Waimea district.
About two hundred ladies being
actively enployed in that noble work.
Tuesday is the main working day
but all days aro working days with
most of the ladies as they take the
work home. Many of the stores
have given goods at cut prices and
many donations have been sent in
which are gladly accepted.
Tho club then voted Fifty dollars
to the Red Cross Fund and also a
cash prize toward tho School Gar
After the meeting adjourned, the
hall was cleaned and dancing was
enjoyed till a late hour; tho Eleele
ladies acted as hostesses.
You can save from' 25 to 50
on your Newspaper and Magazine
subscriptions by sending them to
mo before Nov. 10th. K. 0. Hop
per, Lihue. Advt.
Date of Fair Advanced
To Saturday Nov. 3rd
Owing to tho fact that tho Nation
al Guard will leave for Oahu on
the 9th of November, the ladies of
tho Mokihana Club have decided to
advance tho date of their fair to
Saturday, November 3rd, so as to
give tho members of the guard an
opportunity to attend.
This brings the big event one
week nearer than at first planned.
It also brings thoso pumpkin pies
and other good cats one week near
er. Lay your plans accordingly
and don't let anything interfere
with your attendance.
The.cntcrtaintncnt committee has
decided to add dancing to the al
ready splendid program, so come
prepared to trip tho light fantastic
Your ago or tempcrment makes
no dilfcronco thore will he entertain
ment for tho young and tho old, tho
gay and tho grouchy. Whatever
your condition, you will bo made
A party of teachers mostly from
Kapaa and Lihue made the trip up
to tho Waimea canyon last Satur
day and found it an arduous and
somewhat dangerous undertaking
Thev had arranged to go by auto
the wholo way.but a few days before
the trip was made, tho road as so
badly washed out that a car was out
of tho question, and iiorscback
riding had to be substituted. This
made the going so slow that they
got belated, lost the load, ono lady
fell off and camo within an ace of
being seriously injured, unci they
all reached homo ultimately far in
to the night and exceedingly stiff
In Memoriam: Dr.
Francis A. Lyman
With the death of Dr. Francis A.
Lyman which occured Sunday after
noon at his home in Waimea, Kau
ai loses a physician of much ability
and a man of many admirable
qualities. Of a quiet, unassuming
disposition he was appreciated and
loved most by thoso who Knew him
best. Combined with tho sterling
qualities of integrity, he cherished
a tender heart and a kindly sym
pathy for tho unfortunate and the
sullcriiig which ho saw every day,
and whose needs he was ever ready
to alleviate and to whom ho gave
Dr. Lyman was born in llono-'
lulu May 7, 1S02. He spent his
boyhood in Hilo mostly; received
his early education at Punahou
went from there to Western Reserve
University from which he gra
duated in 1885, His professional
education he received at Rush 'Me
dical School from which he gra
duated with the very highest
honors, which entitled - him to a
choice of two positions as hospital
interne, lie selected that at the
Presbyterian Hospital of Chicag.i
where he remained two years. Ho
was then appointed superintendent
of the Wisci nsin State Insane Asy
lum which position he filled ' for
While there he married Mamie
A. Aldrieh of Mt. Carmel. Ill ,'
daughter of Alfred A. Aldrieh a
prominent lumber morchunt dning
a big business all tho way from
Toledo to Quebec.
In 1895 lie located in Madison,
Wis. where for years ho conducted
an extensive general practice be-
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nnius uuiii i.ny aim uuiiiuy jiiijsi
In tho interest of his wife's health
ho moved to the Islands and located
in Waimea in 1913 succeeding Dr.
Sandow in the professional care of
that extensive and important dis
trict, which includes the Kokaha
Sugar Co., tho Waimea Sugar Co.
and the Gay and Robinson interests.
Ho leaves a widow and two sons
to mourn his loss as well as many
relations and friends, especially in
Hilo his old homo
Tho funeral service was held at
tho homo Tuesday morning, Rev.
J. M. Lydgato officiating; tho re
mains will be interred in Honolulu.
The First Kauai War Bride
By last Kinau Miss Marie Byrne
of Eleele School went to Honolulu
to be married to Mr. Willis Jen
nings. Tho happy couple met on
Hawaii, in Hamakua where they
were situated on adjouring planta
tions. About tho tiino Miss Rryn'e
came to Kauai Mr. Jennings joined
the Navy. Now, being ordered a
hroad, his affianced has gone to
marry him before his departure.
She will return immediately and
will continue her work in the Ele
Rev. Wm. T. Fryo is on tho Is
land making ono of his periodical
touis in the interest of the Metho.
dist mission work.
The preliminary devotional meet
ings held last week in the Lilmo
Union Church were both interesting
and effective services with a supris
ingly good attendance and a hearty
spirit of kindly cooperation.
The Sunday morning service at
the Lihue Union Church was an im
pressive one with fine singing, an
eloquent address by Dr. Laughton,
and a fine audience in the right
spirit. The church was beautifully
decorated for the occasion.
Dr. Laughton took a day off last
Friday and spent the night at Hae
na with Mr. and Mrs. Win. Ilydo
Rico and a company of young foil s
from Lihue. They lclurried Satur
day. The initial meetings of tho cam
paign have been a surprise in more
ways than one. The audience,- es
pecially Sunday evening was a' rec
ord one. much too big for the Hall
and much too big for the seating
The singing was a revelation.
Not only was tho trained singing
excellent; that more or less people
expected. But the singing of tho
general audience, that was excellent
too; there was an enthusiasm and
spirit in it that was contagious and
inspiring. Every one sang, wheth
er they could or not.
Death of Mrs. Z. Kakina.
The sudden death of Mrs. Z. Ka
kina of Honolulu at the homo of
her sister, tors. James Alohikea
this morning, comes as a shock to
the many relatives and friends on
Mrs Kakina arrived hero alwul
ten days ago and was takon ill
shortly afterwards. She was sup
posed to be almost well but- yester
day became quite sick again and
died after a few hours, of suffering.
She lives six daughter to mourn
her loss Rachel and Rosy Kakina,
who have lived for years with Mr.
and Mrs.Alohikca in Lihue; Mary,
Elizabeth, and Joanna Kakina and.
Mrs. Hannah Kalama, all of whom
live in Honolulu.
Her last wish was to be buried in
Ilanalei in l)ie familv plot of tho
Kakinas. Accordingly, the funeral
services will lie held in the Hanalei
church this afternoon and inter
ment will take place in the adjoin
Kauai Boys to the Front
Allen Wilcox and Robert Purvis
two Lihue boys, have left for tho
Front. They go as members of tho
Lawn Tennis Ambulance Corps of
America. Thoy sail for the Coast
Tho notes on tho semi-annual
convention of the Hawaiian Minis
ter's Association of Kauai, will ap
pear in our next issue. Lack of
space prevents publication this week .
The Merry-Go-Round will
be In ICapaia tomorrow.-Ad.