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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL 13. NO. 47.
L1I1UE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 20, 1917
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CONGRESSIONAL PAR TY ARRIVESM MEETING OF THE
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Lawmakers Land at Nawiliwili at Six O'clock
This Morning Are Met by Reception Com
mittee and Turned Over To Their Various
Hosts Gov. Pinkham With Party,' .
Members of the Congressional' Party
IIox. HENRY F. ASIIUBST, Arizona.
Education and Labor; Public liui. dings and Ground.'".
IIon HENRY LEE MYERS, Montana. , . ,
Public Lands j Interstate CSinmcruo; Military Affairs.
Hon. WILLIAM KING, Utah. , v
Hon. MILES POINDEXTRR, Washington.
Expenditures Interior Department"; Naval Affairs; Pacific Inlands
and Territories. : , '
Hon. WILLIAM HOWARD THOMPSON, Kansas.
'Agriculture and Forestry; Interstate Commerce; Inter-oceanic Canals.
. OSCAR E. BLAND, Indiana.
. GEO ROE M. BOWERS, Wkst Virginia. '
Merchant Marinu and Fisheries. ' (
. JAMES P. BUCHANAN, Tkxas.
, WILLIAM II. CARTER, Massaciiusktts
, JOHN A. ELSTON, Caufounia. '
Mileage. - - '
, THOMAS GALLAGER, Ilmnqis.
llivers and Harbors. " '
, LOUIS B. GOODALL, Maine.
.WILLIAM GORDON, Ohio.
. ERNEST LUNDEEN, Minnesota.
JAMES C. McLAUGIILTN, Michigan., -
. JAMES V. McCLINTIC, Oklahoma.
Expenditures Public IJuililings; Public Lands.
, CHARLES A. NICHOLAS, Michigan.'
. EDMUND PLATT, New Yobk.
! CHARLES F. REAVIS Nebraska. .
, HENRY W. TEMPLE, Pennsylvania.
Foreign A flairs. -
, ALLEN T. TREADWAY, Massachusetts. ' - '
, BENJAMIN!' F. WELTY, Ohio;
Expenditures Navy Department; Railways and Canals.
, The Committee assignments are taken from Congressional Directory
of April, 1017, the latest in possession.
Guests with the Congressional Party
A. J. ERLY, Secretary to JJclegatn.
WILLIAM. HESS, U. S.
Among those who arrived with the congressional party arc: Gov
ernor L. E. Pinkham, Senators Robert Hind of Hawaii; S. L.Desli of
Hawaii; W. F. Robinson of Maui; II. A. Baldwin of Maui, and J. H.
Coney of Kauai. Representative II. L. Holstcin of Hawaii; Evan do
Silva of Hawaii; M. G. Paschoal of Maui; Edward Waiaholo of Maui,
and J. K. Kula and J. K. Lota of Kauai.
In Honor of Liliuokalani .
.Friday being observed as a half
holiday by the piiblic schools and
government ollices. Special exer
cises were held at the Lihue public
schools with the singing of Hawaii
Ponoi, Aloha Oc, etc. '
v Mr. A.G. Kaulukou gavo person
al reminiscences of the lato Queen
with whom he was quite well ac
quainted. Ho emphasized the fact
that her later life had bepn very
much sweetened by Christianity.
Mr. Win. Hyde Rice told of his
tour around Kauai with her, and
how she had made him governor
and showed the decorations she had
bestowed on him. Such decorations
as are no longer given in these days
and which will be most interesting
and valuable as heir-looms. The
children watched and listened spell
At Lihue High School Wm. Hen
ry Rico, gave a talk on the same
subject in the morning; gave per
sonal reminiscenes that had come
under his knowledge, and told how
tho Queen admonished her subjects
to be loyal to America as they had
been loval to her, and how they
hud heeded her injunction, and thus
far there have been no Benedict
Arnolds among tho Hawaiians.
- "A fino piece of stone wall work is
being put in by way of plantation
, railwav parapet ou wiu vjium- '
main rond near the church. Tins'
is a permanent improvement in lino
Vith tho wise policy of Lihue Plan
tation, and when planted-with some
clinging vino of tho ivy type will bo
decorative and artistic as woll.
Baseball Next Sunday
What promises to be a decidedly
interesting game of!, ball!1 will be
played at McBryde next 'Sunday af
ternoon a 2 o'clock between the All-
Japanese. ancMhe All-Portuguese.
The teams will be made 'up of
tho -best players the island affords
of these two nationalities. This
means that about tho best ball toss-
crs on Kauai will bo seen in action
next Sunday. i
Fine Sweet Potatoes
' Mr. Lawrenco Maioho of tho Pi
wai Homesteads back of Koloa is
harvesting a fine crop of sweet po
tatoes which he is selling for Z.2b
a bag. They are uncommonly fino
potatoes, firm and sound and rich
and sweot. You can't miss it by
taking ajbag. Apply to Mr. Caso
who will transmit your order.
Mss. James Russell Food Demon
strator for tho Women's Food Con
servation Committee returned to
town on Saturday aftera strenuous
ten days tour of the Island in tho
interest of food conservation. She
expressed- herself as being much
pleased with the treatment she had
received on Kauai.
Commissioner on Kauai
J. F( Child tho Executive Agent
of tho Territorial Food Commission
is with the Congressional party on
Kauai and will look into tho matter
of Home Gardens and other food
Conservation interests while here.
An Unfortunate Accident
. A serious casualty happened on
the morning of Nov. 17 by which
one man was killed and another
seriously injured. It' was in con
nection with some railway exten
sion on Grove Farm where a cut
and fill were being made involving
the "transfer of a largo amount of
material bv cars.
The contractor who had taken
the job in his anxiety to make a big
profit adopted the dangerous policy
of tunneling throug the cut in ad
vance in order to load his .cars from
the top by gravity.
Realizing that this was dangerous
Mr. Broadbcnt, the manager', stop
ped them from using this method
and made them return to the slow
er but safer way.
Some days latter, howevei, in his
absence they resumed it on' the
ground that they knew their pwn
business better than any one else.
Learning that they had resumed
this dangerous method. Mr. Broad
bent sent post haste instructions
to stop it but to late, the roof had
just fallen in, and the damage was
done. The injured man is being
cared for and will recover in a short
Ladies' Singles Tournament
Miss Christopherson, of Kilauea,
and Miss, Cates, of Lihue, met in
the semi-finals of the ladies' singles
last Saturday afternoon at, the Li
hue courts. Miss Christopherson
won the match with three straight
The work of Miss Christopherson
in this match was excellent while
that of Miss Cates was decidedly be
low hor usual eood nlav.
The finals of this tournament will
be played off on the Lihue courts
next Saturday afternoon at 3:00
o'clock between Miss Christopher
son and Miss Mengler, of Kekaha.
Notice of Change
Wireless information has been
received that the Manna Loa will
take tho regular run of tho Kinau
this week leaving Honolulu Tues
day evening and returning to Hono
lulu Wednesday night from Port
And tho Kinau, if repairs are
comploted, will leave for Kauai on
Thursday or Friday returning to
Honolulu on Saturday If not the
Likcliko will leave Saturday with
mail and passengers.
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Johnston
of Honolulu are sponding a few
weoks dn Kauai. Mrs. Johnston is
well known on tho Island as form
erly vAnna Thronas. They will visit
with Mrs. Christian of Ilanamaulu,
and will also spond some time at
tho'Thronas Ranch in Koolau. Mr.
Johnston is an ardent hunter, and
counts on some fine sport there.
Optician will Locate on Kauai
S. E. Lucas, the veteran optician
of Honolulu, was one of tho lucky
ones in the recent Kapaa land
drawings. Mr. Lucas was on Kau
ai last week looking over his land
and was very much pleased with
his allotment. Ho says ho will
move to Kauai in the near future
and open an office, .probably in
Local and Personal Notes
Miss Carrio Thompson recently
appointed to the principiilsliip of
tho Makaweli school conies from
Kaneohc, Oaliu, where she was
principal of tho school there, It
will be rcniemlered that the recent
principal was also Mian Thompson,
now Mrs. Henry Lyman of Kapo
ho, Puna, Hawaii. So that Thomp
sons seem to be in lino for that
position, also perhaps for matri
mony. 1,1 y
Mr. J. II. Moragne went to town
on Saturday.. . He will return with
the Congressional Party, ,
Mrs. C. H. Wilcox went to town
on Saturday taking her children
Mrs. James Russel spent Friday
morning at Kukaua as the guest of
Miss .Mclntyre went to town on
Saturday taking with her Leilani
Scott and Richard Rico,
Mr. W. D. McBryde returned by
the Mauna Loa last week after a
few days spent in town.
Mr. A. Jacobs of the Kauai Tra
ding Co Koloa went to town on
Saturday on a business trip.
"Teddy" Dc Lacey went to Ho
nolulu on Tuesday last on his year
ly tour of Christmas buying for Li
The Lihue public school rejoices
in a fine new Victrola and a lot of
choice records which have been just
Mr and Mrs J. L. Robertson
left for the coast on tho Matsonia
of Nov. 14th to visit Mrs. Robert
son's parents in San Diego.
Mr. and Mrs. J R. Myers went
to town by the Mauna Loa on Sat
urday to attend the wedding of
their Neice wljieh takes place this
Mrs. Francis Lyman of Waimea
returned by the Mauna Loa last
week. We understand that shn will
make her home with hor son at
Mrs. Trowbridge is at the Lihue
hospital where she underwent an
. 1 1 i i f . i i r i
uijiiiiiuuii jum oaiuruny. ono is
doing very well and will soon be
Mr. and Mrs. K. O. Hopper re
turned on tho Mauna Loa Wednes
day morning, bringing ' with them
their daughter. Thelma, ' who is
rapidly recovering from her recent
Mrs W. H. Hindlo, represent
ing Jeffs Fashion Co. Inc. of Ho
nolulu will shortly be in Lihue with
an up-to-date selection of ladies
ready-to wear garments for the Fall
season. Adv. ,
Mr. Francis Gay made a flying
visit to Kauai Jast week arriving on
Wednesday morning and leaving
Saturday evening. In spit'o of be
ing so distinctively a kamaaina In
is getting to he very much of a
Malihini ou Kauai.
Miss Cutler, teacher in the Kauai
High School, is at the Lihue Hos
pital where she underwent an oper
ation a few davs ago Wo arc glad
to know that the operation was en
tirely successful and that she is
Miss Wiggin and Miss Wilson,
who taught at Kapaa school last
year and who are now located at
Puunene, Maui, had the misfortune
to lose most ot their possessions
when the teacher's cottngo caught
fire and burned to tho ground last
Mr. H. W. Kinney, Superinten
dent of Education, was p passenger
on tho lenyo Maru when that
steamer was wrecked on tho coast
of Japan recently. This experience
will probably delay his return so
that he will not be back before Dc
Mr and Mrs. Benson spent" i
counlc of davs on Kauai last wnok
Mr. Benson is tho general agent for
the Michelm Jires for all the terri
tory west of the Rocky Mountains.
They wore delighted with what they
saw of Kauai and wished that they
could stay here for goqd .
Mr. Loomisof tho Rural Y. M.
C A. was heard from in TTnnnlnln
last week whence he sent us Ins
final farewell. Ho left on tho Mat
sonia for the Mainland. He will
bo absent about ten weeks. His
family remain at Eleele. Mrs
Loomis mother keeping them company.
According to the Advertiser the
Hilo Boarding School has shipped
nearly three hundred dollars worth
of koa furnituro to Mrs. Dora Tsen
berg of 'Lihue. Wearo assured that
if you want anything in koa you
will have to get your ordor in early
as the supply of that rare and valu
able wood is fast being depleted.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The regular business meeting rf
the Board of Sunervisors of the
County of Kauai was held at the
usual place and hour on November
Present: H. D. Wishard, chair
man; T. Brandt, W. D. McBiyde,
J. F. Bettencourt, Jr., A. Menc
foglio. The 'minutes of the last meeting
were read and with some correc
tions the same were approved.
The Board having examined the
Bcveral demands submitted approv
ed them to bo paid out of the fol
lowing appropriations, viz:
Salary Cty Rd Supervisor $ 2p0.00
Pay of Police: "
County Bldg. Jan
County Lot & Bldg
District Courts etc :
Koloa 10.00 55.00
"Expenses of witnesses " . 15.00
Fum. & OHice Supplies 155.00
Eleele , 55.00
Waimea 100.00 375.00.
,Sam WahelonaMem. Hos. , 881. 5
Attorney 20.00 ' i
Auditor 18S.65 I
Clerk 74.94 ' !
Treasurer 31.25 1
Co. Rd. Super. 155.00
License Collections 8.40 GtlO.41
Lightning Pub. Grds. & Parks 3.30
Official Bond Premiums' 4.50 i
Registration Automobiles . G7.50'
Schools: Fum. & Fixtures 1,080.82
Janitor'Service & Supplies 208.04
New School Buildings 93.55
Repairs & Mainte. Bldgs
& Grounds . .012.31
Support of Prisoners 314.95
Kapaa 3.00 137 80
"County Road Machinery 22G.S7
Oiling Roads 829.97
Roads & Bdges 1,028.98 1,358.95
Koloa: Oiling Rds 183.35
Roads & Bdges 1,487.64 1,070.99
Lihue Mac. Lihue-
Halehaka 078. GO -
Oiling Roads 387.01
Roads & Bdges 1.098.70 2,164.91
Boads it Bdges 939.72 G.298.19
Hanalei: Roads & Biidges 1,585.49
Total 8 20,289.03
A few demands from C. B. Hof
gaard & Co., for Janitor supplies
etc. for each of the schools at Ke
kaha and Waimea were received
and upon the motion of Mr. Brandt
seconded by Mr. Menefoglio these
were ordered return to the princi
cipals of tlnse schools with in
structions that all requests for
supplies., duly approved by the
supervising principal, must be
submitted first to the Board for its
nnnrnu'i! o ti1 flint tin en r?i1 J ti Iia
bought until permission has been
'obtained from the Board. That
the Board declined to approve
these bills until requisitions there
for duly approved by the supervi
sing principal are submitted to the
Board for its approval; further the
Board declined to approve the bill
for the purchase ot a lawn mower.
A suggestion ( P1485) from 12, A.
Crcevev, Vocational Instructor,
for material for making furniture
for the use of the teachers' cot
tages on Kauai was received, and
after general discussion had on
the matter, upon the motion of
Mr. Brandt, duly seconded, it was
ordered that one complete set of
ttie furniture suggested be made
and if the Board upon examination
at some future day vrill be satisfied
with them the Board then would
enter into the whole proposition
A requisition (P1483a) for mate
rial for the school Rardens at Ko
loa and Makaweli; and for material
for a small addilioh to be put, to
the Eleele school kitchen; also for
material for necessary additions to
the cottage at present occupied by
E. A. Creevey was leceived and
the requests were granted.
Mr Brandt moved that the
Board rent some of the rooms of
the new Japanese school house at
Lihue for the use of the children
attending the Lihue public schopl
at $6.25 a room to include janitor's
services; also the Board authorizes
the employment of a janitor for
the Lihue public school at $20 per
month; the repainting of the Li
hue public six-room building; the
putting up of three (3) water
fountains of, sufficient capacity to
serve the children attending tl is
school and one (1) water fountain
on the new Lihue Japanese school
premises for the use. of the Eng
glish speaking children attending
th it school.
Reports (1484) on school build
ings for October were received
from Anahola, Eleele, Hacna, Ha
naiuaulu, Huleia, Kalaheo Kapaa,
Kapahi, Kauai High, Kekaha, Ki
lauea, Koloa, Koolau. Lihue, Ma
kaweli, Mana, VVailua, and Wai
mea, and were placeed ou file.
Mr. Moragne made a verbal re
port regarding the claim of Geo.
R. Titcomb of Haena for injuries
done to his horse. No action was
taken but Mr. Menefoglio was
asked to look into this matter and
advise the Board on the matter.
At 12:30 p. m. the Board took a
recess until 1 p. m.
The Board again met at 1 p. m.
After a verbal statement by Mr,
Menofoglio that A. S, Wilcox has
offered to donate to the County of
Kauai a piece of land at Hanalei
for the use of the Hmalei public
school and upon his motion, which
was seconded, it was ordered to
accept the offer and to extend a
vote of thanks to the donor; and
that the notes of survey and plan
of the land be given to the County
Attorney with a request to draw
up the necessary papers for the
transfer. It was further ordered
to extend the present feuce so to
include the new'land.
Mr. Brandt made a partial re
port on the matter of securing a
piece ot land out ot the public
ands at Hrnapepe for the use of
"le County and was given further
time to make his final report. on
A contract, in duplicate, (P1481)
between the County of Kauai and
the Territory of Hawaii that the
former shall survey and superin
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