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THE GARDEN ISLAND. TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 1918.
The regular monthly business meet
ing of the Board of Supervisors of the
County of Kauai was held as usual at
the office of the Board on Wednesday,
April 3, 1918, at 10 o'clock a. m.
Present: H. D. Wlshard, Chairman;
W. D. McBryde, J. F. Bettencourt, Jr.,
T. Brandt, A. Menefoglio.
The minutes of the last meeting
were read and approved.
The Board after having examined
the several bills submitted, approved
them against the following appropria
tions: Salary County Road Supervlcor
Pay of Police:
Specif Is ...... 250.00
Hanalei 165.00 1,230.00
Coroners Inquest 70.00
County BIdg: Janitor
County Jail 533.30
County Lot & Bldg 71.10
District Courts & Jails:
Koloa 10.00 55.00
Expenses Auditing County Books
Expenses of Witnesses 45.00
Furniture & Office Supplies. . .135.00
Mahelona Mem... 500.00
Rd. Supervisor. 155.00
Lighting Pub. .Grds & Pks.
Pay of Police Specials Extra. . .224.00
Furn. &Flx 133.56
Janitor Service ..4.50
New Bldgs. ...3,283.43
Repairs bldgs. .243.16
Support of Prisoners ..' 482.65
County Rd. Machinery 974.95
Oil Rds Spec Dep.. 180.00
Rd Tax Spec Dep. 2,258.26 2,438.26
Oiling Rds 467.90
Rds & Bdgs 1,124.83
Oiling Rds 222.25
Rds & Bridges ..1,469.09
Macadam Kealia 3,935.11
Rds. & Bridges.. 1,147.65
Walniha Bridge 1,119.15
Oiling Rds 146.79
Rds & Bridges ...582.30
Mr. Angus who was given audience
by the Board, in a few remarks re
quested the Board to endorse the Tor
ritorlal Fair, which is the flr3t of its
kind to be held In Honolulu, next
June. Mr. Harold Rice, who came
with Mr. Angus and who has tak-m
deep Interest in the promotion of the
Fair, also made a few remarks, trust
ing that the Board would endorse the
movement and encourage the Kauai
people to forward exhibits for use n
the Fair, beside attending the Fair
Mr. Brandt in support of the request
offered the following resolution, which
was unanimously adopted:
"Be It resolved,, that the Board of
Supervisors of the County of Kauai
realizing the importance of the Tern
torlal Fair to be held in the city of
Honolulu in June next, not only for
the Island of Oahu but for the Island
at large lu regard to the development
of the agricultural and animal Indus
try of the Territory, do hereby endorse
the holding of such a fair and extend
its co-operation In the matter and be
speak for it the participation in it of
as large a number of people, as well
as exhibits, from Kauai."
Financial Reoorts Nob. 214, 214a
214aa. and214b. for March, also th
report (R 214c) of the Deputy Bank
Examiner, Mr. Drummond, on the fi
nancial condition of the County of
Kauai on December 31st last were
referred to Mr. Brandt for report.
Mr McBryde moved for the appro
priation of the sum of Six thousand
live hundred and three and 60-100
dollar (.fi,Gu3.r0) as additional appro-
piations for the purpose herelnbelow
leole Hospital 250.00
Mileaee Supervisors 350.00
Public Parks & Grounds 3.50
Expenses Auditing County Books
Furniture & Office Supplies.
Kukuiolono Rd Contract 600.00
Oiling Rds Koloa 500.00
Koloa: Rds & Bridges 1,200.00
Lihue: Oiling Rds 250.00
Rds & Bridges 1,500.00
Kawaihau: Rds & Bridges. .1,200.00
Hanalei: Rds & Bridges 150.00
and the sum of Nine thousand and one
hundred dollars ($9,100) as additional
appropriations for Permanent Im
provement Fund and for the following
Macadam Lihue-Halahaka. .1,400.00
Wairiiha Bridge 3,200.00
also the setting aside of the sum of
One thousand four hundred fifty seven
and 70-100 dollars ($1,457.70) as
Police Pension Fund, same being one
percent (1 per cent.) of the receipts
of 1916, to wit: $212,428.09 less $66.-
657.73 for Permanent Improvement
Fund. The above sum to be paid or Bet
aside aut of moneys available In
the Treasury, and being seconded by
Mr. Menefoglio, the motion was car
A requisition (P1532) for supplies
for the Kapaa School was referred to
Mr. Moragne with power to act.
A requisition (I'i532a) m behalf of
the Kilauea School for permission to
add a small veranda to the new cot
tage of the school now under con
struction, was referred to the County
Engineer for investigation and report
at next meeting.
A requisition (P1532b) for an ap
propriation of two hundred dollars
($200.00) for the purchase of mater
ials for making dining room and
kitchen tables and chairs for the use
of teachers' cottages, and for the re
consideration of a proposition regard
ing the delivery of the materials, etc.,
by auto trailer, was received, and as
requested, the Board by unanimous
vote appropriated the sum of two
hundred dollars ($200.00) for the pur
poses above named. Regarding the
proposition of delivering the mater
ials by auto trailer, the consideration
of the same was postponed to a future
Reports (P1533) on the conditions
of the school buildings in March were
received from Anahola, Haena, Hana
maulu, Hulcia. Kalaheo, Kapaa, Kapa
hi, Kauai High, Kekaha, Koloa, Koo
lau, Llhue, Mana, Wallua, and Wai-
mea, and were placed on file.
A report (P1534) from the Pound-
master of Lihue for the quarter end
ing March 31st, last was referred to
Mr. Menefoglio for report.
Upon the motion of Mr. Brandt, the
chairman was, by unanimous vote
given full authority to countersign all
bills which may be presented, properly
certified to, for work done for the
The County Engineer's report (P
1535) for the month of March was re
celved and placed on file. It is as
"Fair progress was made on grading
of the new Mana road. About one mile
is finished (the grading) to date.
would like advise of the Board as to
changing the location of this road at
the Waiawa end, whether to follow
the present road as far as where the
new grading now begins or grade a
new roadway along the foot of the
slope mauka of the cane field, going
back of Andresen s house and connect
ing with the present road at the en
trance to Knudsen's Homestead.
The few men working on the Camp
4 job have finished the stone walls
across the fill and will now start to
breaking stone for macadamizing the
new grade. It is my intention for the
macadamizing outfit to stop and do
this job when on its way to the new
In KOLOA DISTRICT the Kukuio
lono road contract was finished in
good shape at a cost of just about the
contract price of $4,000.00. The Home
stead roads connecting with the a
bove new road and completing the
circuit around the base of Kukuio
lono hill are now being repaired.
lot of stone was dumped in the mud
ruts where bullock carts were hauling
Homestead cane, mauka of Home
stead Railway station. The plantation
hauled the rock on the' railway cars
The balance of Koloa grade Lawal
side was asphalted. About one-fourth
mile was also asphalted from the con
crete bridge at the top of Koloa-Lihue
grade running towards the Shortcut
In LIHUE DISTRICT: Macadamiz
ing at Malumalu was very much hind
ered on account of rain, but good' pro
gress was made considering the
weather. About three-fourths mile of
the main road was laid and the road
to the Ice Works practically finished
The Nawiliwili-Grove Farm road was
asphalted, extending the asphalt from
Mr. Swan's house to a point half-way
down the Nawiliw'ili grade. At Wal
lua Bridge advantage was taken of ex
treme low water to concrete around
the base of the abutment, Lihue end
This work being in line with the er
ection of a new bridge.
KAWAIHAU DISTRICT: Macadam
izing at Kapaa has gone slowly on ac
count of extremely wet weather, how
ever, the job would have been finished
this week if the weather had remained
The school road from the old mnoke
stack to Kealia Bridge is finished
also the Hospital road. The Home
stead road is finished, from Kapaa
rice mill to the foot of the grade to
wards the homesteads.
Four or five days work will fini
the crushing at Kapaa, when the
crushing outfit will he removed
and set up at Wailua, where it is in
tended to reconstruct three or fou
miles of road between Hanamaulu and
The new grade approaching Akull
kuli bridge is nearly finished and i
now being used.
In HANALEI DISTRICT: Framing
work on the new Wainiha Bridge went
on when the weather permitted. Up
keep work was carried on as usual.
SCHOOLS: The second bungalow
schoolroom at Makawell was finished.
The new teachers' cottage at Eleele
Is being erected. Repair 'work In
general is being done at Koloa School.
he new teachers' cottage at Kapaa
is well under way. The new teachers'
cottage at Kilauea is also pretty well
along. The concrete floor for the ad
dition to Kapaa Shop was put in.
WATER WORKS: I looked over
the situation in regard to extending
the pipeline of Kalaheo Water Works
In order to Improve the quality of the
supply by taking It from some point
mauka of the pasture lands. In order
to determine the better way to get
better water, considerable surveying
necessary and I have to ask for
further time. I Investigated the pro
posed extension of the Anahola
Water Works In order to take the
water from the Koani Springs also to
supply the people on the school-house
Bide of the valley and I now have the
estimates and am ready with a verbal
I have prepared detail plans for the
proposed concrete bridge at Wallua
and am ready with the plans and a
verbal report on probable cost."
In consequence of a request in the
above report, Mr. Brandt moved to
grade a new roadway beginning at the
Waiawa end of the new Mana road.
Think of it, you Ford owners! Four speeds forward,
giving a wide range of gear ratios. Sufficient for
every conceivable road, load, speed or condition.
Yes, the Waimea Garage Can Do it!
We Accomplish it by Installing an
We Don't Sell the Ford, but we Don't
Knock it. We can Improve it for You.
Under the two-speed plan, the Ford Is either straining its vitals out on
high, or racing its head off and burning up on low.
Under the handicap of but two speeds your Ford Is forced too hard, thus
shortening Its life, and making Its up-keep more expensive. (
But with the Auxiliary Transmission
NO HILL IS TOO STEEV
NO HUT IS TOO DEET
NO LOAT) IS TOO HEAVY
Some Brag, Eh? It's Up to Us to Live
up to the Brag. Bring Your Machine.
Well do the Rest.
Four gear ratios are available. All high-class cars are equipped with
four-speed transmission. Manufacturers know that a less number of speeds
will not cover all running and load requirements. If you put on your Ford
this Auxiliary Transmission, it will pull you out of any hole, take you up any
hill, pull twice the load (if you ire using a Ford truck with trailer), and
do better work all round.
Don't believe it? Come in and see.
This transmission provides a Positive Neutral Point,
itation, but a constant pull.
But with the Auxiliary Transmission
You save oil,
You save fuel,
You save tires,
You save trouble,
Maybe it's a tough, steep hill.
run onto anything like that?) Your
high may have been too high. An
the thing, wouldn't it?
There are Two New Front End Models
Has four speeds forward. One end
the other end bolts to the drive shaft
In each end. Jn the Underdrive
Low, 18 to 1
Second, 10 to 1
The fourth is the high (direct
preferable for pulling heavy loads,
or for Ford Trucks.
A shift of lever, and you have an
pull through sand, or over bad roads,
Ford high speed clutch.
This drive gives the following approximate gear ratios:
Low, 10 to 1
Second, 7 tb 1
The third gear is direct drive.
No ehanae whatever Is made
have to build your car over. We
radius rods, and install the Auxiliary Transmission in their place.
The bearings are highspeed velvet bronze.
Price, only $75 installed. You don't have to bother with it. Bring your
old car, and ride away with an increased speed, equipped to go up the steep
est grade, without cough, sneeze
W. O. CROWELL, Prop.
along the foot of the slope as suggest
ed by the report to a point near the
entrance to the Knudsen Homestead,
and, being seconded by Mr. McBryde,
The report also requested further i
time for the County Engineer to make
a final report so to determine the bet
tec way to get better water for the
use of the Kalaheo Water Works, as
there Is considerable surveying neces
sarily to be done, the Board unani
mously granted this request.
In regard to connecting the County
pipeline with the John Koanl Springs
as petitioned at last meeting and men
tioned in the present report of the
County Engineer, the Board upon the
motion of Mr. Bettencourt, Jr., second
ed by Mr. Menefoglio, authorized the
Engineer to proceed with this work
making the connection with wood
The County Engineer having re
ported that the Kukuiolono road con
tract was finished "in good shape", the
County Treasurere, upon the motion
of Mr. McBryde, seconded by Mr.
Menefoglio, was Instructed to receipt
for the four thousand dollars ($4,000)
payment on said contract.
Mr. McBryde upon making a partial
report on behalf of the committee to
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FOR THE FORD!
No drag, no hes-
have better performance
have better satisfaction
get better results
get increased economy
Possibly a bad stretch of road (ever
low speed may have been too low, your
intermediate gear would have been just
is bolted to the Ford Transmission case,
universal flange. Only four bolts
you have the following gear ratios:
Third, 6 7-10 to 1
Fourth, 3 7:11 to 1
drive on this gear). The Underdrive Is
for hilly countries, bad road conditions
1 ntermediate gear, and can climb hills
at from 2 to 18 miles an hour, using the
Third, 3 7-11 to 1
Fourth, 2 1-2 to 1
The fourth is high.
in the Ford transmission. You don't
simply take out the drive shaft, tubes and
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