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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1917
THE MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The regular monthly business
meeting of the Board of Supervi
sors of the County of Kauai was
held at the usual place and hour on
Wednesday December, 5th, 11)17.
Prestnt: II. D. 'Wishard, chair
man; T. Brandt, W. D. McBryde,
J. F. Bcttencourt, Jr., A. Mtne
foglio. The minutes of the last meeting
were read and approved.
The Board after examining the
demands submitted approved them
against the following appropria
Sahiry Cty Rd Supervisors $250.00
Pay of Police:
Coroners Inquest 151.00
County Bldg: Janitor's Service
County Jail 374.25
County Lot & Building 76.50
District Courts & Jails:
Exp. Auditing Co. Books 100.00
Hospitals: Elecle 50.00
Mem. Hosp. 500.00
Lighting Pub. Grds. &
Furn. & Fix. 21.64
Jan.Serv. Sup. 209.25
Bldgs etc. 252.09
Support of Prisoners
Cty Rd Machinery
Oiling Rds 153.95
Oiling Roads 60S.66
Lihue &Halehaka S98.95
OUing Roads 754.87
Mac. Kealia 5,857.70
Hanalei: Rds &
A bill for supplies for the Keka
ba school was approved except the
one item for "a lawn mower."
Of the board's own motion it
was ordered that all bills present
ed in behalf of the Standard Oil
Co, be approved but less two per
cent (2) discount.
Upon a verbal statement by Tthe
Road Engineer the chairman was
given full power to countersign all
bills that might be presented son
in behalf ol the Standard Oil Co.
after being satisfied however that
the bills were correct.
Financial Reports for the month
of November, being Nos. 210, 210
a. 210aa. and 2l0b. took the usual
A communication under date of
the 27th ult fram C. S. Judd. Exe
cutive Officer of the Board of Com
missioners of Agriculture and For
estry asking for financial aid of
the board to pay the guards that
have done duty at the quarantined
area in Hanalei against anthrax as
the Territorial appropriation for
the control and suprressof anthrax
in the Territory has been exhaust
ed; (2) the chairman's reply to the
same assuring the bringing forth
of this matter before the board as
this meeting; (3) also the legal
opinion of the County Attorney
relative to the matter, especially
as to the power of the board in
such cases, were received and filed
Mr. Brandt moved, that pend
ing investigation of the conditions
of anthrax in Hanalei and until
the disease is fully controlled to
appropriate the sum of Five hun
dred dollars ($500) for paying the
apove mentioned guards for ser
vices rendered in November and
to be rendered in December, 1917,
and that when the money is used
up the board will consider further
appropriation, and being seconded
by Mr. Menefoglio the same was
Mr. Menefoglio moved to ap
point a committee to investigate
into the merits and conditions of
anthrax in Hanalei and report,
and being seconded by Mr. Betten
court, Jr. was carried,
The legal opinion of the County
Attorney on the query: "If the
road laborers who attended maneu
vers of the National Guard at Ka
wailoa, Waialua, Oahu last Nov
ember were entitled to pay under
the law (Session Laws of 1717),
which question the opinion answer
ed in the negative, was received
and placed on file.
Suggestions (P 1488) b y the
County Sheriff of necessary changes
to the present automobile ordin
ances were submitted and at his re
quest he was again allowed further
time for any more rocommenda
tions. A notice (P 1489) of Portable
Track by the McBryde Sugar Co.
across the public road to Piwai
Homesteads to enable that concern
to take off the cane there in 1918
was received and upon the motion
of Mr. McBryde seconded by Mr.
Brandt the company was permitted
to put in the railroad crossing but
the same to be flush with the road
and the work to be under the
supervision of the County Road
The report (P 1490) of the Coun
ty Road Supervisor for the month
of November was received and filed.
It is as follows: In Waimea Dis
trict some oiling was done at Ke
kaha and vicinity. The Camp 4
job went on sowly where water for
sluicing was shut off about half of
Koloa District. Did consider
able asphalting from the top of
Lawai grade towards Koloa, also
patching through Kalaheo and
cleaning gutters. Work wasstart
ed on the Kukuiolono road con
tract. Lihue District. Asphalting was
extended from Kapaia to the
County Stables, also to the top of
Kapaia-Hanamaulu grade. Some
oiling was also done. Stone haul
ing for Halehaka-Malumalu road
In Kawaihau District the maca
dam was connected at Kealia on
the 24th making an unbroken
stretch of macadamizen road from
Waiawa in Waimea District to
Haena in Hanalei District. Maca
damizing around Kealia Store was
was done for the Plantation. A
few men were kept at work on the
Homestead roads. There is enough
stone broken for the Homestead
road to the top of the hill from
Kapaa and the hauling will be
finished this week or early next
Hanalei District did upkeep and
SCHOOLS: The six rooms of
the Lihue School main building,
were painted as directed. Toilets
of three schools were repaired. A
survey was made of the addition
to Kapaa School grounds. Plans
for principal's cottage at the High
School were made.
WATER WORKS: Seem to be
in good working order; no exten
sions being made. Anahola School
water works intake is being repair
ed." After examining the plans of a
new teachers cottage for the Kauai
Ittgh School the Board authorized
the Engineer, J. H. Moragne, to
call in tenders for the construction
of this cottage.
A requisition (P 1491). by the
supervising principal, Miss B. E,
L. Hundley, for janitor supplies
etc for the schools at Haena, Kala
heo, and Hanamaulu, were received
and referred to the Engineer with
full power to act on the matters.
Reports (P 1492) on school
buildings for November were re
ceived from Eleele, Haena, Hana
lei, Hanamaulu. Huleia, Kalaheo,
Kapaa, Kapahi, Kekaha, Kilauea.
Koloa, Koolau. Lihue, Mana, Wai
lua, and Waimea, and were placed
The Contract (P 1481) for lay
lng and constructing the road a
long the westerly slop of Kukui
olono Hill in the homestead tract
of Kalaheo, 2nd series, duly sign
ed by the Commissioner of Public
Lands and approved by the Gover
nor, Territory of Hawaii, was re
ceived and ordered filed.
Upon the motion of Mr. Mc
Bryde seconded by Mr, Menefoglio
the Board by an unanimous vote
appropriated the sum of Fifteen
thousand, four hundred forty-three
dollars and thirty-six cents ($15,
443.36), as additional appropria
tions for the following purposes,
same to be paid out of moneys in
the Treasury, viz;
Coroners Inquest $ 75.00
District Courts fc Jails:
Public Celebration 20 00
Water Works: Omao 25.00
County Road Machinery
Waimea: Roads & Bridges 1,500.00
Oiling Roads 600.00
Lihue: Mac. Lihue
For Frying--For Shortening
For Cake Making
Oiling Roads 700.00
Mac. Kealia 6.200.00
Rds & Bdgs 1,100.00
Hanalei: Rds&Bdges 1,500.00
At noon a recess was taken un
til 1:30 p. m.
At 1:30 p, m. the meeting was
Mr. Menefoglio moved that the
Engineer make out plans and
specifications for a teachers' cot
tage at Kilauea and submit same
at the next meeting, and being se
conded by Mr. Bettencourt Jr. the
same was carried.
The chair appointed the follow
ing named members of the Board
to act as a committee to investi
gate into the merits and conditions
of the anthrax disease in Hanalei
and report at the next meeting,
namely: Messrs. T. Brandt, W.
D. McBryde. and A. Menefoglio.
At 2:15 p. m. the meeting ad
journed subjict to the call of the
There is no smoke nor odor. Fried foods are free from
the taste of grease. They now are tasty and crisp,
Thev are made more digestible, for Crisco is all vege
table, The same Crisco can be used to fry fish, onions,
doughnuts, etc., merely by straining out the food
particles after each trying.
Crisco gives pastry a new fiakincss and digestibility.
Crisco always is of the same freshness and consistency.
It's uniform quality makes for uniform results.
Crisco gives richness at smaller cost, It brings cake
making back to popularity. Butter bills are reduced and
cakes stay fresh and moist longer.
Henry Waterhouse Trust Co., Ltd.
buys and sells
REAL ESTATE and
STOCKS and BONDS
and rents SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES
Fort and Merchant Sts.
KAUAI CORRESPONDENCE INVITED
Office: Hawaiian Hotel
P.O. Box 524 HONOLULU
SPECIAL LUBRICATION for
jjecause of the heavy type of work, the steady pull, pull, pull,
hour after hour that the engine of the Tractor has to ac
complish, an unusually large quantity of oil is required.
For economy's sake this lubricant must be at one of a high qual
ity and comparatively low cost.
We have such an oil in our
This oil, the product of one of thn largo oil manufac
turers, is a special combination to moot the special require
ments of tractor lubrication.
In fact, it is made up to the specification of the Holt Trac
tor Manufacturing Company, for use in their own as well as
We have this oil stocked in barrels only at these prices.
Prices: Med. 55c, Heavy 60c,
Special Tractor, 70c gal.
Figure the Cost:
Plantation bookkeepers have the costs of doing business in
the various departments of their concerns all down in black
This crop costs so much to plant, so much to harvest, so
much to grind. The profit is known.
We wonder sometimes if they arc as keen on keeping the
costs of the general overhead: the motor expense, for
We would like to go into that phase with the proper execu
tive of every plantation, either by personal letter or by call.
We specialize in Tires and Accessories for Commercial motor
cars and gas engines.
SPECIAL ISLAND AGENTS
Shaner & Trowbridge, C. B. Hofgaard, Nawiliwili Garage
or any garage on the Island.
But insist upon "Sea Lion"
Smoot & Steinhauser, Ltd.
HONOLULU, T. H.