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Miss Elsio Wilcox.
Kauai goes dry the
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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 14. NO. 18.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. APRIL 30. 1918
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Kauai Goes Over the Top
. 386,700 SUBSCRIBED BY "AMERICANS" ON THIS ISLAND
WITH TWO liR FUGS"
FLYING, OUR ISLAND
Willi n noise like one of tlie
famous "French 75's" Knuai Went
over, the tbp on the Third Liberty
Loan to the tune of $24(5,700.
Kauai with a population of ap
proximately 25,000 and to nearly
trible her quota, this is a record
that will lie carried down in the
history of the Islands, or the
world for all that. Our people
can be proud of the fact that they
came as a body and said to "Uncle
Ham, you but we will help you."
Just think for a moment, $.'5S(5,
700, subscribed from a population
or 25,000. This means that our
pro-rata would be nearly 1G.00
for each man woman and child
on this island.. The total number
of subscribers was 3,1S)7, with an
approximate pro-rata of $122.00
to each subscriber. This we call
Tico "Honor Fhtyx"
It was early in the campaign
when Mr. AVishard telegraphed to
Honolulu for the first "llonor
Flag," in fact we were the first to
gain that coveted possession in
Hawaii Xei, and hardly had this
arrived" when a hurried wire was
sent for another. As only one had
been sent for each district, they
were in a quandry as to what to
do, when somebody thought of the
one which had been sent as a
sample, so up that one came, with
Hie answer,, "if you get another
we will have to make it for
The first flag is
Red Cross Show A
"Tip Top" Success
The Red Cross show at the Tip Top
theatre last Friday evening was a
grand success. Everybody was there,
and everybody thoroughly enjoyed
ovory minute of It. The performers
did every bit as well, if not better,
than they did at their first perform
ance in Waimea.
Over $300 was taken in and tho full
amount turned over to tho Lihue Red
Cross. The expenses incurred, such
as transportation, etc., was paid by
certain good people of Waimea.
Having mot with such unbounded
success at Waimea and Lihue, it 1104
boon decided to repeat tho perform
ance at Eleelo Hall next Saturday
evening, May 4th. This will give all
thoso who wore unable to attend the
show at Waimea or Lihue, one moro
chance. This performance will also bo
In aid of tho Hed Cross.
HOWARD HATHAWAY. Collector of
Internal Revenue I think that this
Is rightly called tho 'Garden Island'.
I liko tho Island so woll that I would
like to movo my office over here.
1)11. E. N. YOUNG Tho Tobacco
Fund for 'tho 'boys in tho trenches'
Is doing fine, now members uro
signing tho pledge overy day.
II. D. WISHAItD Tho LIborty Loan
on Kauai passed by far my highest
expectations. Tho people hero have
certainly como to tho front nobly.
proudly each day from the Court
House in Lihue, and the second,
the- Committee sent to the Wai
mea district and now the peopbs
on the Waimea side look upon
that one from that town.
This is our answer to the world
thai Kauai is a pro-German ly
l'tnd, .did when the fourth Joan
conits. if it comes' if it come.-
all, we will have another answer
greater than this one.
The Kauai Chamber of Com
merce, the Comittee they selected
and the many "volunteers, all de
serve a great thanks for the work
which they have done, giving up
their time and money in a way
which show how grateful they are
to have a chance to serve their
country in its time of need.
Henry Miki and Pablo Manilpit
two young men from Honolulu
came up to help on the Loan Com
inittee, Mr. Miki to arrouse en
thusiasm amoiig the .lajanese and
Pablo among the Philipinos, but
they reported, "to sell a bond to
these people is the easiest thing
we have ever attempted". It was
surprising the amount of bonds
the laborers bought and how
thrifty they are.
New York can boast of her
population, Pasadena her million
aire town, but it took a litle is
land in the mid-pacific to show
the world what could be done if
it had to and the best of it is,
they stand ready to repeat again
Red Cross Thanks
People of Waimea
The Kauai Branch of the Hawaiian
Chapter, American Red Cross wishes
to express to the people of Waimea
Its grateful appreciation for their
generous contribution to this Branch
In the splondid entertainment given
In Its behalf last Friday ovenlng. Also
to thank all who took an active part
in making this affair so great a suc
cess, especially tho friends who fur
nished transportation for the partici
pants, and the management of the
Tip Top for free uso of tho theater.
MRS. CHAS. A. UICE,
Chairman, Kauai Branch H. C. A. II. C.
To Keep a Record
of Boys at Front
Miss Elsio Wilcox In conjunction
with W. I). McBrydo has volunteered
to keep a record of all our boys who
go or have gono to tho front.
Does anyone know of someone who
has gono and who has not been re
ported? If so they will confer a fav
or by communicating tho facts to
either of the above
Miss Wilcox will tako care of all
from this side of the Island while Mr.
McBrydo will handle tho Waimea side.
G. T. Greig, of Makaweli, Is leaving
Thursday to join tho British forces In
The County Board of Liquor Com
missioners met .last Thursday morn
ing to decide whether any moro lic
enses to sell liquor on tho Island of
Kauai would be granted.
Tho following resolution was ad
opted: Whereas: tho use of intoxicating
liquor has been recognized by tho
President and Congress of tho United
States as being detrimental to tho
health, welfare and discipline of the
military forces of tho United States,
and It is believed by this Board that it
should be tho policy nnd patriotic duty
of civilians to act in accordanco with
tho views and policy of tho military
authorities for the duration of tho
And Whereas: It is undoubtedly tho
wish nnd policy of the great majority
of tho people of this Island that the
sale of intoxicating liquors bo pro
hibited during the continuation of tht
And Whereas: tho County of Kauai,
Territory of Hawaii, does at this time
license certain saloons or liquor es
tablishments wherein intoxicating
liquors are sold:
Now Therefore Be It Resolved, by
the Board of License Commissioners
in and for tho County of Kauai, Ter
ritory ot Hawaii that, at least for tho
duration ot the war, it is and will be
tho official duty of such Board to ro
fuse to grant or renew any license for
the sale of intoxicating liquors from
and after tho 30th day of June 1918,
until the expiration of the war.
In the case of J. K. Cockett of Kaloa
whose license was dated for tho year
of lOlSTa motion was made to this ef
fect: I move that the liquor license here
tofore issued to J. K. Cockett, of Kaloa
County of Kauai, Territory of Hawaii,
by this Board for tho year 1918 bo re
voked and cancelled so far as It is ef
fective to license the sale of intoxicat
ing liquors on and after June 30th,
1918. This motion was approved.
The Board ot Commissioners then
donated their transportation money
to the Red Cross. Also Mr. Patterson
who was rotained by tho Board as
Legal Advisor, donated his retaining
Tho milage and fee amounted to
?8G.G0, which was turned over to the
Observed at Lihue
Last Sunday being Humane Sunday
by special appointment was observed
as such with appropriate services at
Lihue, Koloa and Elcele.
At Lihue Union Church there was
suitable scriptural and other recita
tions by tho children; Miss Wickor
shclm sang a solo, "I Think when I
Read that Sweet Story ot Old," and
Mr. Lydgato emphasized tho right of
tho lower animals to a considerate
and humano treatment at tho hands
of man. Mrs. Haselrlg gave a very
Interesting account of her work In con
nection with tho Christian Service
Leaguo In Kansas a work for homo
less and dependent children.
by Y. NIC. A. Boys
. To an audience ot about 200 people
last Saturday night In tho Llhuo Ar
mory, the Lawai Phlliplna Y. M. C. A.
Club gavo a free entertainment. Tho
gymnastic work was very good and
some of the-work presented was more
than good considering tho fact that
club has had no provious oxperionco
or training In this lino with tho ex
ception of what they have taught them
solves. They are Improving all tho
time and it they keep up tho good
work they can soon bo classed as Al
performors and capable of entertain
ing tho public anywhere.
Grove Farm Has
The Model Camp
When Dr. Pratt and D. S. Bowman
on thoir sanitary Inspection tour of
the island plantation camps came to
the Qrovo Farm Camp, botcr known
as "Georgetown", they both exclaimed
"what a model camp." Every house,
yard, both front and back, drains, bath,
houses and toilets all clean and neat
to the oxtreome.
Dr. Pratt said, "This camp can eas
ily be held as tho model camp of the
Each and overy house, both of the
married and single men's quarters
with a garden, all looking fine audhcal
thy, no weeds or grass in them, show
an example of food conservation that
speaks for its-self.
The children, those who were too
small to go to school, all with clean
clothes, faces shining with the efforts
of their mother, (and soap and water)
and tho best of all, each and overy
mother looking happy, prosperous and
But to further tho health of his lab
orers, Mr. Wilcox has not stopped at
giving them clean and sanitary quart
ers but Is building for them a play
ground that will be equipped with n"
modern joy appliances, a club room,
restaurant, store and butcher shop.
When these buildings, which are
now under construction, are finished
1 ho will have one of tho finest camps
' In all the group of Islands,
j- The idea ot making his laborers
I happy, healthy and strong, Is a most
I commendable one, and if all other
plantation men would do the same,
they would have less labor troubles
and sickness among their laborers.
Tho following article on tho Robin
son appeal case appeared in tho Adver
tiser of April 29th:
What promises to dovelopo tonight
Into a breezy session is tho hearing on
low classification on tho ground that he
tho appeal of tho youngest son of
Aubrey Robinson, the Kauai sugar
planter to the Selective Draft District
is a necessary factor in tho conduct ot
Board, in which the young man seeks a
a necessary Industrial enterprise. J. A.
Batch, chairman of the District Board
says that, if necessary he will have at
least 0110 vote of the board opposed to
that of tho majority so that it will
open opportunity for tho nppeal board
to have members of the young man's
family appear to glvo testimony con
cerning his insistent desiro to get a
low, instead of a lighting, classification
in tho draft, and will also elicit infor
mation concerning the recent appli
cation at Washington to tho President
of a similar appeal by the oldest son.
An unusual amount of talent has
been employed In tho cases of these two
young men, both unmarried, both of
draft ago, both sons of a wealthy
father, both reently out ot collego,
and with no dependents, to provont tho
selective draft district board from
classifying them in Class 1 ,now known
as the "lighting class."
An attorney has boon omployed in
both cases and tho briefs In each caso
aro said to be formidable, and so drawn
out In detail as to mako tho course of
the board members extremoly dllllcult.
Tho Robinson brothers are tho only
draft-ago men In tho Territory of Haw
wail who havo appealed to tho highest
authority of tho Nation. Out of 71C3
young men now placed In Class 1, these
aro the only ones who havo used ovory
effort to bo placed into a lower classi
fication, basing their entire appeal on
tho ground that tho business Into which
their father placed them on Kauai and
Nllhau, cannot bo properly conducted
unless under their personal manage
ment. Another View
Tho district board has tho affidavits
of a number of prominent men en
gaged In similar enterprises to show
that tho Robinson enterprise could
easily bo managed by others, and thut
DISTRICT TOTALS FOR
kkkaija :i7" ?:n,iro.oo
aVaIMICA !)2 18.(500.00
MAKAWHL1 .585 :iG,(550.00
GAY AND KOBIXSOX :!5.... 11,000.00
KAUAI K. IL CO. . . . r 11 ... . 2,(500.00
MCRKYDK ."; -5!)S. 4:5,000.00
KAUAI FRUIT AX!) LAND CO. 101 ; 7,200.00
KOLOA 222 15,200.00
LIHUE DKITRIOT 541... 7 (58,4 00.00
GROVE FARM 102 : 45,000.00
GROVE FARM, (subscribed in Honolulu 55,000.00
KHALI A 172 14,350.00
KILAUEA 25:5....'.....; 18,000.00
IIAXALEI 48 7,000.00
Amounts subscribed in Honolulu
National Guard Boys
Company "K" of Kauai's National
Guard had drill at tho -Lihue -Armory
last Sunday morning. Almost all.
members were present and some of
tho very latest maneuvors were exo
cuted. All the latest bayonet oxer
clses were used and while this com
pany Is not the. best In tho outfit they
aro showing a decided improvement
in their work.
While they drill only two times a
week, there are many "who can come
only once and somo not that as they
are working In the mills on drill night.
Valentine Ca'bacha who has Just ro
turned from training camp is teaching
them tho latest drills and bayonet
exorcises and shortly they will have
trench warfare and grenade Work.
Company "K" hopes to go for a
short encampment soon. Everything
has been arranged and as soon as
work permits they will go.
Tho guard on this Island has about
COO men on its roister, and while this
Is not full war strength It Is being re
cruited as fast as possible, and as the
guard expects to be called out soon
this fact helps In this line.
Practically everything has arrived
for tho target rango and work will
start on this in tho very near future
Sergeant-Instructor Byrno is busily
ongaged in going from company to
company giving them regular army
tactics and they are showing a de
cided Improvement under his tutalige.
Tho officers of the 3rd Battalion aro
Major, R. N. Oliver
1st Lieutenant and Adjutant, E.
Company "I" Captain, (not np
pointed); 1st Lieutenant, Henry T.
Sheldon; 2nd Lieutenant, Nogaml.
Company "L" Captain, David K.
Hayscldon; 1st Lieutenant, (not ap
pointed); 2nd Lieutenant, G. A. Hof
gaard. Company "K" Captain, Fred Pat
terson; 1st Lloutonant, W. K. Walal
calo; 2nd Lieutenant, Henry Holt.
Company "M" Captain, Frank Cox;
1st Lieutenant, W. II. Wright; 2nd
Lieutenant, Roman Santana.
Sergeant-Instructor for tho Battal
ion, Samuel II. Byrno.
Tho Second "Honor Flag" for Kauai
Is flying proudly at Waimea.
there aro many men on Robinson's
pay-roll who could conduct these bus
inesses In an admirable way.
It is argued by those making the
appeal for the Roljinson boys that
theso enterprises aro absolutely nec
essary to tho internal welfare of the
country and for thit reason tho man
aging heads should not be disturbed.
Is is said that enough money has
already been spent on tho appeals to
keep soveral drafted men In sorvlo)
for a long time. Solyn Robinson,
whoso appeal was carried to tho Pres
ident, was placed In Class 2,
THIS ISLAND TO DATE
by Kauai People 12,(550.00
TOTALS FOR KAUAI $.'8(5,700.00
Kauai Boy Makes
Good High Flyer
Another son of Hawaii has Joined
tho growing number of Uncle Sam's
fighting men "somewhoro in Europe."
Thomas L. Mlkl, a native of Kauai and
brother of Henry H. Mlkl of Honolulu
has been commissioned a lieutenant
in tho aviation section, signal corps,
and is now on duty with an American
flying squadron "over there."
Lieut. Mlkl is woll known in Hono
lulu, where ho spent his early school
days. Following tho death of his par
ents when ho was but 10 year of ago,
Mlkl attended tho local public schools,
later entering St. Louis college where
ho was graduated with tho class of
A three years' course In law at Chat
tanooga University in Tennessoo com
pleted the scholastic training of young
Mlkl, and ho was ready to enter upon
His first position was in tho legal
department of tho National Cash Reg
ister Co. at Dayton, Ohio, but ho soon
left them to accept a more promising
situation with tho Royal Typewriter
Co. In the samo city, and he was hero
employed when he heard and an
swered tho nation's call for volun
teers for tho air service.
Lieut Mlkl received his preliminary
aeronautical training at the ground
school at the University ot Illinois at
Urbania, later taking up tho actual
flying of tho signal corps aviation
school at Rantoul, Illinois.
A brief line to his brothor hore tells
of his departure for actlvo duty with
the American expeditionary forco in
The friends ot Mlkl in Honolulu re
member him as a young man of unus
ual ability In many ways. A good stu
dent, .splendid athlete, ho Is the very
typo to "mako good" In tho flying
game, where both mental and physical
prowess aro required. Born an Ameri
can, Miki is proud of his citizenship
and thoroughly American. His in
tense patriotism Is expressed In tho
following lines which he wrote to his
brother at the time o fbls entrance
into the aviation corps:
"Life Is as dear to me as It It to any
man, but when one has a chance to
serve his country, giving one's life is
a small sacrlflceto make If that gift
helps to bring victory.. We have
started a fight for Liberty, and we
must all do our utmost to help win
j There will bo a moving picture show
at Koloa Hall next Sunday evening for
, tho benefit ot ho Red Cross. Mr. J.
, M. Sllva has donated his sorvlcea and
pictures for tho ocaslon and several
children from the Koloa school will
till out the program with songs. Ad
mission will bo free, though a collec-
Itlon will be taken at the door.