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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL 14. NO. 14.
LIHUE. KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII. TUESDAY. APRIL 2, 1918
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Personals and Local Items
Waimea Garage Grabbed It
Kapaa Homesteaders Meet
Here's the New Timetable
Mrs. Mesick's Porlrait
3 vJ i rmll I
Bon Golthvator. representing Hack
fold & Company's tobacco department.
Is tocklng tip the stores on Kauai.
BUY A BOND
Miss C. A. Mumford, principal of
Llhuc school, lias been quite ill fdr tho
past two weeks, and is "now at tho
BUY A BOND
Vacation has been announced In all
tho public schools for one week, from
March 23 till April 8, on account of
BUY A BOND .
Tho weather has been very good on
the Koloa side during tho past week.
Tho homesteaders at .Kalaheo are
busy cutting their cane.
BUY A BOND
Dr. A. It. Glalsyer, of Kalaheo, was
the four-minute speaker at' Eleolo
last Friday ovening, and his talk was
forceful and to the point.
' BUY A BOND
District Nurse Miss Christophcrson
is relieving Miss Castro at the Samuel
Maheloiia Hospital. The latter having
gone upon a visit to Honolulu.
: BUY A BOND
Cards arrived this morning announc
ing, tho marriage of Miss Marjory
Wood to Lieutenant Fay E. McCall, in
Honolulu, Sunday, March 31.
BUY A BOND
Tho suspension of a teacher . at
Kapaa school indicates that tho
Principalshlp insists upon respect and
dignity being displayed as an example
to the pupils.
BUY A BOND
Miss K. Mclntyre gave a very Inter
esting address at tho Lihue Union
Church last Monday on "Red Cross
Service," an excerpt of which will be
found on page three of this issue.
BUY A BOND
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. W. Broadbent
departed for Honolulu last week to
spend the Easter vacation period with
their son and daughter who are at
tending school in that city.
BUY A BOND
Tho District Draft Board has, on
reconsideration, placed Douglas E.
Baldwin In 3J. The board once re
fused his claim as necessary assistant.
BUY A BOND
C. A. Nelson, for a number of years
superintendent of Nawiliwill Garage,
has accepted a position with Grove
Farm Plantation, and will have charge
of the machino shops being installed
by that concern.
BUY A BOND
All tho teachers at Kalaheo are
breathing easier, since the boy who
exploded dynamite under their cot
tage has been sent to tho reform
school. One of them says (it wouldn't
do to tell which one) says sho likes
boys all right, but not bad boys.
BUY A BOND
Irwin Hurth, agent o fthe Toledo
scales, is making tho rounds of Kauai
in tho interest of his firm. Karl Roon
dahl, manager of the McBrydo store
at Eleele, purchased, one of tho com
puting scales, which is a great labor
BUY A BOND
Arthur J. Howard, the popular time
keeper of tho Kapaa section of the
Makee Sugar Company, left last week
with a view of entering tho Officer's
Training Camp. Should there bo no
vacancies in tho Oahu camp ho pro
poses going to California to secure
training there. 1
BUY A BOND
J. Bartley, representing Folger &
Company, of San Francisco, Is visit
ing Kauai merchants. His firm sup
plies teas, coffees and spices. He
found on this trip that there was very
littlo sale for anything but Hawaiian
coffee, though he sold plenty of spices.
Ho is going from here to the Orient,
to purchase supplies.
BUY A BOND
Walter D. McBryde, manager of tho
Kauai Frui and Land company, has
been appolned manager of tho coming
Red Cross drive, scheduled to take
placo in May. Tho executivo com
mitteo Is Mrs. Charles A. Rico, Mrs.
Eric A. Kmulsen, and Walter D. Mc
Bryde. Subcommittees will bo an
nounced a soon as they havo boon
appointed and have accepted.
BUY A BOND
Kauai High and Grammar School
closed last Friday for the mid-term
vacation with exercises and sports.
After tho' flag raising ceremony tho
upper grades gave a very credible
callsthonic exhibition. Tho rest of
the morning was devoted to track and
field events in which the girls as well
as the boys, participated, and was
greatly enjoyed by all. A number of
the boys showed-marked ability in
tho sprints and tho Jumps, and with
proper handling and practice would
make llrst-class atheletes.
District Court Notes
Hipollto Alegro, charged with as
sault and battery on wifo and littlo
children, came up before Judge Hjorth
on Saturday. This being a very
brutal case the husband having beat
en tho wifo up and cruelly ill-treated
tho children, tricing them up by the
leg and whipping them, Hipollto was
given the limit of ono year in jail In
which to think over his shortcomings.
Four cases of Assumpsit nlso came
up for hearing, judgment in each case
being rendered in favor of plaintiff.
Tho caso of Chang Kim, charged
Lj-ltli larceny and receiving stolon
goous, was iuriner posiponeu unui
Tuesday, April 2nd.
Will Banks Come to Kauai?
While ruminating over tho possi
bilities for existing or pending legal
and other vacancies in this territory,
a littlo bird alighted along our desk
and whispered in the editorial car that
Assistant District Attorney Banks
may soon go to Kauai to displace
Judge Dickey; also that the name of
District Attorney Huber is receiving
earnest consideration by tho depart
ment of tho interior for the position
of Governor of Hawaii. Wo cannot
say moro on this subject Just now.
The Now Freedom.
It does seem that a man who says
so much, andB0 often hits it right,
might say just a littlo bit more, and
tell us who is going to bo District
Attorney when Huber goes out. It
surely is a wlso man who knows who
is going to bo governor of Hawaii.
Preparing for Big Bond Drive
A special meeting of tho Kauai
Chamber of Commerce has been called
for. April 4th, at 3 o'clock, at tho
County Building in Lihue, for tho pur
pose of organizing the Third Liberty
Loan campaign, and for tho transact
ion of such other business as may
come before tho meeting. The busi
ness of tho adjoucned meeting will
probably bo taken up. The thtfd
Liberty Loan is scheduled to com
mence on April Gth, and it is hoped
that a permanant organization will be
effected, with a viow of systematizing
Liberty Loan activities. With this
end in view, the help of the Kauai
Planters' Association will probably bo
The public is invited and urged to
attend this meeting, and offer such
suggestions -and help as may seem
advisible. The Liberty Loan is a mat
ter which affects tho peoplo as a
whole. Tho Chamber of Commerce
Is willing to offer such aid as It may
be able to, but it should be under
stood that this is entirely a public
matter, and that all, the people are ex
pected to take part in the drive.
Come to tho meeting at 3 o'clock at
tho Court House in Lihue on Thurs
day, 'April 4th.
The New Steamer Schedule
It has for some time been under
stood that we were to havo a dally
mall service between several points
on Kauai, but the latest information
received by Postmaster Crawford, in
structing him to post notices asking
for bids for carrying of mails show,
that a tri-weekly mall only Is con
templated. This is a star routo, and is
numbered 80,103. Tho schedule calls
for no mail servlco on Monday.
On Tuesday, leavo Lihue on receipt
of mail from steamship Mauna Loa,
calling at Koloa, Kalaheo, Eloelo,
Hanapepo, Makawoli, Waimea and
On Wednesday, leavo Kekaha at 10
a. m., picking up at Makawell tho
S. S. Kinau's mall for Hanapepo,
Kalaheo and Koloa. Tho Klnau to
deliver Eleele, Makawell and Waimea
mails instead of putting it off at Lihue.
Thursday, leavo Lihue at 2 p. m. for
Kekaha, with mail for tho S. S. Klnau
at Port Allen. '
Friday, leavo Kokaha, picking up
mail from tho Mauna Loa at Waimea
or Makwcli.for Lihue.
Saturday, leave Lihuo on recoipt of
mail from S. S. Klnau, and roturn
from Kekaha to connect with tho's.
S. Klnau at Lihue.
Routo 80,104 from Lihue to Hanalel:
On Monday, no service.
On Tuesday, leavo Lihuo on recoipt
of mall from Klnau, return to connect
with dispatch by Mauna Loa.
Thursday, no servlco.
Friday, no service. (
Saturday, leavo Lihuo for Hanalel
on recoipt of mail from Klnau, roturn
to Lihue to connect with dispatch by
G. J. Becker, of Honolulu, has been
showing tho resldonts of Kauai tho
four-speed appliance for tho Ford
machine. It is a good thfng, and
Beckor got no furher than Waimea,
Tho Waimea Garago grabbed the
whole business, and Beckor will have
to go back and order a big supply for
It Pays to Advertise
U. N. Oliver, manager of tho Wai
mea Garage, says ho has received a
great many inquiries concerning the
several makes of cars recently adver
tised in tho Garden Island. Ho has
sold also to the Hawaiian Sugar com
pany, for tho use of their store, a ton
and a half Federal truck of 30 horse
power. The Federal is ono of tho best
medium sized trucks, and many of the
big department stores of tho eastern
states uso a fleet of them. Exhaustivo
experiments, performed under the
most trying conditions, have shown
that tho trucks can perform a greatly
Increased amount of work, at a cost
considerably lower than by tho use of
Ex-Gov. Carter Coming
Hon. George R. Carter is expected
to arrive on Kauai tomorrow morn
ing, to open a Red Cross campaign.
Mr. Carter has always been a leader
of men, and has been in public life for
many years. Ho is -probably ono of
tho most successful campaigners Ha
waii has ever known. He Is probably
one of the best Red Cross boomers the
United States can boast of. His whole
souf seems to bo in tho work, and he
puts an energy Into It that very few
have at their command, either for that
or any other public cause.
Vlr. Carter, says: "Next to wearing
Undo Sam's uniform, I find the besU
thing is to work for tho Red Cross.
Nothing gives mo moro exhlllratlon,
nothing feeds my soul better."
Mr. Carter has been promoting Red
Cross activities on Hawaii and Maul,
and our exchanges speak Very highly
of his efforts.
Mr. Carter expects to arrive on
Kauai tomorrow, Wednesday. Wal
ter McBrydo has been appointed as
manager of the campaign He has
appointed committees and sub-committees,
nad has formulated the fol
lowing itinerary, which, however, it
may be necessary to changu in some
This, it should bo understood, is a
preliminary visit by Mr. Carter, for
the purpose of meeting the various
committees and Red Cross workers,
and making preparations for pic cam
paign, which will open on May Gth,
and end on May 11th.
Mr. Carter's itinerary for his pre
liminary visit is as follows, subject
to minor changes:
Mr. Carter arrives on Kauai Wed
nesday morning. On Wednesday af
ternoon will meet tho Red Cross work
ers at Kealia.
Wednesday evening ho will show
some war films at Kealia.
Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, he
will meet teh Red Crops workers and
general public at Hanalel, and at 3:30
p. m. ho will meetn tho workers and
citizens at Kilauea.
Friday afternoon, at 4 o'clock, he
will meet tho Red Cross workers and
the general public at the Armory, in
Lihue, and in tho evening ho will show
the war Alms at tho Tip Top theater.
Saturday afternoon he will meet
Red Cross workers at Makawell.
Saturday evening ho will show tho
war films at Eleelo Hall.
On Sunday ho will rest.
On Monday ho will meet Red Cross
workers at Waimea and show tho war
films in Waimea Hall in the evening.
Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock ho
will meet Red Cross workers at Koloa.
Mr. Carter will bo accompanied by
Mr. Rath of the Palama Settlement,
who is said to bo one of Honolulu's
It is said that tho war films are of
Intense Interest. It takes an hour to
run them, and they havo been well
received everywhere. Theso will bo
shown for tho benefit of tho Red
Cross work, and tho admission on tho
other islands has been fifty cents, or
a dollar for reserved seats. The films
are the last word on tho war, and the
best pictures that havo reached us
from tho scene of the great battle
field of Europe.
Maui and Hawaii have made some
very large individual contributions,
and Kauai hopes to make as good a
showing. Small, individual subcrlp
tions will especially bo asked tor.
A meeting of homesteaders took
place nt tho court house in Kapaa
last Sunday afternoon for tho purposo
of forming an association to protect
and further tho interests of the Kapaa
homesteaders, and to elect delegates
who will go to Honolulu tomorrow
for tho purpose of Interviewing the
Governor and tho Superintendent of
Public Lands upon the question of
water for Irrigating purposes.
Tho haolo element, for somo reason
of other, was conspicuous by their
absence from tho meeting, tho major
lty present being Portuguese and Ha
The meeting was full of enthusiasm,
however, and tho manner In which
they went at tho business, shows they
are mightily in earnest, and that they
intend to get water or know the
J. M. Kaneakua and J. T. Betton
court, Jr. were chosen temporary
chairma'n and secretary, respectively.
Although neither of theso gentlemen
are homesteaders, they aro Interested
in the homesteaders' cause and desire
to help it along.
The delegates selected to go to Ho
nolulu to lay their caso before the
authorities, is as follows: Joseph
Correa, series one; L. C Johannot,
scries two; John S. Rapozo, series
three; Hoopll, scries four.
On the return of tho delegates fron
Honolulu, another meeting is to be
called to listen .to the report, and to
take whatever furthur action may be
The following committee was named
to draw up a set of rules and by-laws
to govern the association: Joe Cor
rea, series ono; F. R. Tracy, series
two; John Rapozo, Jr. series three;
S. W. Mchucla, series four. This
commltte is to report at tho meeting
called to hear tho report of the dele
gates to Honolulu.
All Seem Satisfied
The new steamer schedule seems to
give universal satisfaction. Arthur
Buchholtz, manager of the Koloa
Plantation Store, says: "Yes, that
seems fair to me. Two steamers on
this side, and two on the other sldo
will give us mail four times a week.
That's good enough. I remember
when we got but one steamor a month.
It seems very advantageous, this new
Says Manual R. Jardln, of Kalaheo:
"Yes,I don't soo but what tho now
schedule is all right. It seems to me
that it ought to bo satisfactory to
Karl Roendahl, manager of Mciirvdo
Store at Eleele, says: "It looki.- to mo
like It ought to satisfy everybody. I
am not quite clear yet as to tho Mauna
Loa, but It matters little. Wo get
will get good servlco."
J. I. Silva, of tho Eleelo general
merchandise store, said: "Yes, it
seems to be all right. I havo not had
time to study the now time table
much yet, but It seems to give us all
a square deal."
There are no bettor kokuas on earth
than the Hawaiian women. Thoy aro
generous, good hearted, and' willing to
sacrifice for any ono .who Is in need,
no matter of what nationality. The
Hawaiian women of Waimea havo
formed a section of the Western unit
of tho Red Cross on Kauai, and have
been active In promoting Red Cross
work, as well as In endeavoring to
relievo distress wherever found.
Tho society Is known as "Hut Kea
Ulaula o na Makuahlnot Hawaii o
Waimea," which means the Red Cross
Society of tho Mothers of Hawaii and
Tho society is now planning t- give
a real Hawaiian concert at Waimea
Hall on Saturday, tho 13th, ut which
many of tho old-time melea and melo
dies will bo given by Hawalians who
aro skilled In that lino. Some of their
songs are very plaintlvo, and very
beautiful, and thero aro a number of
flno singers in tho Waimea district.
Tho tickets will cost ono dollar for
a reserved seat, and fifty cents for
general admission. Tho net income
will Jjp entirely devoted to tho Inter
ests of the Red Cross, and It is hoped
that tho noble efforts being put forth
by theso loyal Hawaiian women will
bo encouraged by every person who
can possibly attend or pay for tickets
for others. Thus an opportunity will
not only bo presented to hear real
genuine Hawaiian music, but at the
same tlmo help the government and
bring comfort to our bravo boys who
aro fighting for us over in France.
Remember the date, and plan to go to
tho Red Cross concert at Waimea on
the evening of tho 13th.
Effective April 1st, 1018, nnd until
further notice, tho following schedule
to and from tho Island of Kauai will
' LEAVE HONOLULU
"MAUNA LOA" Monday. G P. M.
for Koloa, Nawiliwill and Ahuklnt.
"KINAU" Tuesday, 5 P. M., for
Nawiliwill, Port Allen, Makawoli
"MAUNA LOA" Thursday, 5 P. M.
for Waimea and (or) Makawell.
"KINAU" Friday G P. M. for
Nawiliwill and Ahukinl.
"MAUNA LOA" Wednesday, G P. M.
"KINAU" Thursday, G P. M., from
"MAUNA LOA" Friday, 5 P. M. from
Waimea and (or) Makawell.
"KINAU" Saturday, G P. M., from
NAVIGATION CO., LTD.
Hliolulu, T. H.,
March 27, 1918. ' 3t.
Let Lower Lights be Burning
There was walling and gnashing of
teeth In Waimea last Thursday. Dep
uty Sheriff Crowcll saw an auto going
through the street like a streak, one
night, without a tall light. Ho not!
fled the policemen that the law must
bo obeyed in regard to head lights
and tall lights. He thought it was
better to avoid wreck nnd disaster ly
prompt action than it was to feel sorry
afterward, and every man who passed
through tho town after that fof sev
eral nights without having the beacon
light burning, was promptly arrcsied.
Thero were nine men !n court on Fri
day trying to explain to Judge ITof
gaard that, honest to goodness, they
had forgotten their matches, that tho
Prestollte tank was empty and they
didn't know It until it was too late to
remedy it, that the storage battery
wasn't working right, and that petrol
eum didn't seem to be quito so good
in somo ways as It used to be. Hof-
gaard is a humorous soul, and while he
shedding tears of sympathy for the
poor fellow who forgot Ills matches,
can smile at the man who doesn't know
that the sun has gone down, and yet
can fine a man who doesn't obey the
law. So there were a number of dol
lars collected as fines, gladly (?) paid
Into tho exchequer by those who for-
It Beems to bo a fact, it is a fact,
however, that somo of tho oil lamps
will go out after they aro lighted, and
honest, well-meaning people may be
caught when their tall lights aro nut,
through no fault of theirs.
Social Service Workers
It has long been Increasingly evi
dent that Llhuc Is well awake In all
matters of social welfare As an ad
ditional evidence of this fact it may
be noted that the Lihue Union Church
has been conducting a series of Pas
sion Week services devoted to various
aspects of Social Service. One day
was dovoted to National Social Ser
vice, with food conservation interests
represented by Miss Elsie Wilcox, and
Red Cross work by Miss Mclntyro.
Another day was given to social ser
vlco for children, with instructive and
inspiring talks by Miss Kuhllg on child
wolf aro work; by Judgo Dickey on tho
court and tho children, and by Mr.
Lydgate on Camp Sunday Schools.
Another day still was given o Social
Servlco for Adults, with an address by
Mr. Loomis on Rural Y. M. C. A. Work,
and by Mrs. Lydgate on Domestic
Aid for the Camp Home.
Theso addresses had tho advantage
of being first-hand presentations of
facts and conditions by those, who
'wore personally familiar with them,
and who knew what thoy were talk
ing about, and this gavo them an In
teresting and convincing quality of
vividness which such presentations
A recent new departure which prom
ises valuable results Is camp dem
onstration In Cooking and sewing. vAid
and instruction iu'theso lines are esj
peclally needed by the Filipinos, who
aro particularly backward in theso
It Is a matter of surprise, perhaps,
to learn how much is being dono along
theso most inportant lines in the Li
huo community, especially In the way
of work for children, many of whom
are sadly neglected and imposed upon,
oven to tho extent of maiming and de
pleting them for life. v
A very charming portrait of Mrs.
Kenneth Shrewsbury Mosick appeared
on the society page of tho Sunday
Adverther of March 24th. Mrs Meslck,
who was Miss Hope Ottlngcr before
her mairlage late last January, is a
recent graduate of the music depart
mi-lit of Highland Park Collego of Dcs
Moines, where tho young people met,
Kenneth being a student In the engi
neering deportment of tho college at
Help the Hawaiian Women
Are you patriotic? And do you lovo
to listen to the plaintive melodies of
old-time Hawaiian tunes and moles?
Somo of thj Hawaiian maids'and ma
trons can croon a lullaby, or causo
you to swing and sway in rhythm
with tho twanging of the steel guitar.
Tho peculiar plaint of tho ukulele will
haunt you till the end. If you lovo
sweet music, go to hear the Hawalians
at Waimea on Saturday the thirteenth.
Your money will be used with which
to buy the material for loving hands
to weave into comforts for tho sick,
tho wounded and tho dying on the far
flung battlo lines of Europe. Spend
the dollar gladly. When a Hawaiian
woman tews In order to holp somo one
who is in pain or pilikia, sho puts lovo
in every stitch. Help to buy tho yarn
and the cloth that she may send her
aloha to the weary ones afar, who
will bless her and you in their prayers.
: o :
Kauai's Great. Artist
Knual Is tho homo of ono of the
greatest artists that tho United States
can boast of. and the world has known
It not. Ho is far too modest; In truth,
wo doubt If ho realizes his gift of
color discrimination and his ability
to translate to canvas tho beauties of
Without Intending to detract from
his landscape views, at all, wo think
his marine views aro sufficiently beau
tiful, grand and impressive to attract
attention in any art center in tho
This refers to the work of Artist
A. It. Gurry, a retired gentleman who
is now a resident of Makawoli.
Tho writer hascon tho best, the
grandest, and the most beautiful in
all the great art galleries In tho
United States, except tho Morgan
collection and Mrs. Gardiner's gnllory
In Boston. We havo seen nothing
more Impressive in the way of marine
views anywhere. Wo think that art
stores in Chicago, New York and Bos
ton would gladly welcome a consign
ment of Mr. Gurrey's work. 'This Is
spontaneous suggestion on our part.
Mr. Gurroy doosn;t havo to advertise,
nor to ask favors of anyone. But in
tho interest of art, wo say that speci
mens' of Mr. Gurrey's marine views
should hang in every great art gallery
In the United States. The art colony
at Marblehead, In Massachusetts,
would lionize Mr. Gurrey.
New Circuit Judge Maybe
The" Honolulu papers intlmato that
Assistant District Attorney Uanks of
Honolulu is seeking to be appointed
Judgo of tho Fifth Circuit Court nt
Lihue, the position now held by Judgo
Dickey. Judgo Dickey, when inter
viewed concerning tho matter said ho
had no remarks to offer. That ho had
been appointed in 1012, for a four year
term, and that his term had expired
moro than a year ago.
When asked whether ho expected
to practlco law here or olsowhoro In
case ho was displaced, ho said ho had
made no arrangements, and would
maku .none, unless ho should bo dis
placed. JudgoDIckey was bom and reared
on Maui. He was educated in tho Isl
ands, and then took a year's course In
tho Chicago Collego of Law. He sub
sequently took a year at tho Yalo Law
School, at New Haven, Connecticut,
after which ho practiced law In Chi
cago two years. Tho luro of tho isl
ands called him back, howevor, and
ho roturned to Honolulu, where ho
began to practice, but was In 1912
appointed Judgo of tho Circuit Court'
Judgo Dickey has been a satisfac
tory Judgo, and as a citizen has al
ways taken a prominent part in all
activities looking to tho welfare of tho
Island, and has boon prominent In
church work, and in all lines of public