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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 14. NO.. 34.
LII1UE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1918
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J. C. Warner
Tho directors of the Kauai County
Young Men's Christian Association
held a meeting at tho home of Dr.
A. II. Waterhouso in Koloa, last Fri
day afternoon. Tho main object of
7 tho meeting was for tho purpose of
making arrangements to secure a
successor to Secretary C. P. Loomis,
who has recently departed to taUe up
army work at Schofiold Barracks.
Chairman T. Brandt has been cor
responding with Lloyd It. KUlam,
Secretary Territorial Executive Com
mittee, in regard to securing Mr.
Warner, who, has recently been in
charge of tle Boys' Working Reserve
camp at Camp Baldwin, Makawcll.
As a result' of tho correspondence
Ir. Warner has consented to take
up tho work on ICauai.
Mr. Warner is a man of wide ex
perience in Y. M. C. A. work, and tho
board of directors consider them
selves very fortunate in securing his
It has been decided to station Mr.
Warner at Lihue; where ho 'will bo
more centrally located, and to trans
fer Mr. Walworth to Eleele as a great
part of his work among tho Filipinos
is on that sido of tho island.
Mr. Walworth read a decidedly in
teresting report of his work of tho
past few months. This report went far
to prove that his work among tho
Filipinos is well worth while.
Tho diroctors present wcro: T.
Brandt, chairman; J. M. Lydgate,
secretary; K. Roondahf, troasuror;
,T. K. Farley, Dr. A. II. Waterhouso,
Judge L. A. Dickey, and K. C. Hopper.
. Lieut. Garden Weds
The many Kauai Friends of Lieut.
Edward W. Carden will be interested
to learn of his marriage on August
17th to Miss Hazel Vincent of Berke
Shortly after graduating from tho
University of California, Lieut Garden
came to Lihue as assistant cashior of
the bank. ' When the National Guard
was' organized on Kauai he was com
missioned a lieutenant and later bo
camo a captain and rendered valuable
aid to tho local organization. Ho won
his commission n tho regular army at
the first officers' training camp at
Schofiold Barracks. Ho is now as
sistant inspector for tho Stli army do
vision at Camp Fremont, Cal,
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Local News I
Gathered from here and there i-
Mrs. Chas. A. Rice departed for
Honolulu last Saturday ovovning.
Judgo J. L. Hjorth has accopted a
position in tho Lihue. Plantation Co's
Mrs.J. A.. Hogg and son Robort, of
Llhuo, returned from Honolulu Friday
Mr. and Mrs, E. S. Swan, of Grovo
Farm, paid a short visit to Honolulu
Miss Mumford, principal of Lihue
school, returned from Honolulu last
Mrs. "J. H. Moragno is leaving this
ovcnlng for a short visit to Honolulu.
A. Horner, 'Jr. went to town Saturday
on a short business trip.
A lottor received from E. H. W.
Broadb.cnt ' states that ho is very
much improved ,Jn health. Ho Is
stopping in San. Francisco.
Auditor Masor and family returned
Saturday from a week's outing at tho
Isenberg. beach houso at Hanaloi.
Percy Dcverlll, who has been visit
ing his home at Hanalcl, returned
to Honolulu Saturday -evening.
E. A, Khudsen and Chas A. Rico
wero amoilg the passengers arriving
.from Honolulu last Friday morning.
C. J. Holi; Deputy Tax Assessor, and
Robort 'Fountain of Llhuo Storo, aro
on deck again after" a slego of tho
Dick Oliver of tho Schuman Car
riage Company, departed for Honolulu
on Saturday and will return during
M. Oj Santoi has been appointed
Inspector of tho coming election for
Lihue district. James Makanlui and
K. C. Ahana wero appointed membors.
Tho Iloard of Registration is J. L.
Hjorth, j'chalrman;.;J, ,H.-.Kaiawoand.
W. Kaiawo, membors, for term of four
, U .nfc. .. iwhi mx - tsar -.
Little Portugal at War
Charged with the using of vulgar
and obscono language, Rosa Gonsalves
I'errolra,.of Hanamaulu was haled into
court on Saturday last.
Rose objected to seeing her husband
in tho' company of Mary Freitas, tho
complaining witness, and-when the
objects of her wrath canio within ear
shot, proceeded to flro a volley of hair
raising epithets. Mary blushed and
promptly objected, and sworo out a
warrant for Rosas arrest.
In court on Saturday M. S. Hen
rlques appeared for Mary, and A. G.
Kaulukou for Rosa. A galaxy of
witnesses were produced by tho prose
cution and all glibly swore to having
heard bad language used, and all seem
ed to point to Rosa being convicted
of tho charge.
When the prosecuting attorney had
finished, "attorney Kaulukou calmly
asked that tho defendant be dlscharg
cd on tho ground that It had not been
shown by tho prosecution, that tho
bad language used had- been uttered
on or, near a public highway as re
quired by tho statute. Tho Court up
held tills view and ordered Rosa dis
charged. Thus ended the war In
Sells Dope and
Gets Three Months
Joseph Kaohclaulii, the Niihau cow
boy, wha abstracted four tins of opium
from the big shipment which washed
ashoro on tho little island, was sen
tenced to three months' imprisonment
on tho 20th by Judgo Horace Vaughan,
after ho had pleaded guilty to violat
ing tho opium statutes by selling tho
dope to a Kauai Chinaman.
A sontenco for the same period was
given also to Fu Lung Shack, a China
man from Hanalcl, who pleaded
guilty to having opium-in his posses
Thousand Dollar . Club
Following nro tho newest additions
to tho thousanr dollar club:
Rosa J. Pontes 1,000
Mrs. Hans Isonbcrg 1,000
Mr. and Mrs. V. McCluskoy, of
Lihue, returned from Honolulu this
morning. Mr. McCluskoy has Hcen
teaching in the summer school.
McBrydo Storo Is displaying a
service Hag of two stars.
Takata, an employee of tho Mc
Brydo Sugar Company, died sud
denly from heartfailurc 'Wednesday.
Mrs. Roa gavo a very enjoyablo
dauco last Wednesday in honor of
her guest, Missv Clara Pearson .of
Auothor very pleasant affair in tho
social lifo of Eleele, was tho danco
given by Mrs. Jlocndahl last. Satur
day evening in honor of Miss Helen
Joso Gomez, mayor of ilauapcpc,
Is up and around again after a bad
attack of tho grippe.
Miss Mary Anderson,- of Pain,
Maul, is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Brodle
Tho homesteaders of Kalaheo
wero wcro made happy last week by
recolvlng tho money for their cane
crops from tho McBrydo Sugar Co.
Many pleasure seekers aro to be
found every Sunday rihw at the
beautiful sandy beach at Camp 1.
J. I. Silva has been m.-.l.iu;, ixioh
sivo Improvements to his promises
at Eleele. The post ofi'ne hi.s been
enlarged to about twico its former
sizo and now presents a very busi
ness like appearance. lmi;rovemonts
wero also made to tho cottages of
Tho U. S. Boys Working Roucrvo
stationed at Makawell, broko camp
today and will return to their homes
in Honolulu this evening, Tho boys
arc all In tip top shape and show tho
effect of their strenuous exorciso
and healthful mode or living In their
tunned faces and happy counten
ances. Threo car loads of tho boys wont
onta8lght socingtrip toullalna yes
tei'lay.u jyUey. .elJpyed .themselves,
hugely. " " " "
Labor is very scarce on Kauai as
olsowhero. One small farmer at Lc
poulo was unable to harvest his rice
crop on account of lack of labor.
Mnkcc Sugar Company
Mr. Woltors has been very activo
In food production and conservation.
On trip over tho plantation found Irish
potatoes, sweet potatoes and beans.
Gardens all lookwoll. Tho plantation
encourages homo gardening, about 10
acres being cultivated under planta
Tho above 10 acres has furnished
the plantation store with a continuous
supply of Irish potatoes, 120D2 pounds
being harvested slnco Jan. 1918. Tho
Irish potatoes are now running short
but swcot potatoes aro taking their
place, 4152 pounds harvested already
and sold to plantation store.
An excellent crop of Guam corn Is
being harvested. A cornmeal and
corn flour mill is being sot up and
corn crop being ground Into moal and
flour for tho plantation storo. Mill has
a large capacity and outsiders aro
having their corn ground thoro.
Visited Grove Farm plantation to
look over the laborers' war gardens.
Splendid work is being done and tho
laborers' rtrc taking an active interest, ;
competing among themselves to niako
their gardens look woll. Beans in
these gardens look especially well..
Tho sweet potatoes are suffering from'
leaf-miner. Over irrigation oncourages
leaf-miner so I advised less irrigation.!
Cocoanuts and Copra
Called on Mr. Hills regarding tho.1
marketing o copra. He controls,1
several cocoanut plantings but is un
able to market in tho islands. In
ordor to ship to tho mainland, a local
inspector must flrst pass on tho ship
mont to prevent tho transportation
of pests to the coast. Arrangements
are being made with tho Department
of Agriculture and Forestry to appoint
a local inspector so that shipments
can be made direct from tho island to
the coast. Rehandling in Honolulu
would then bo avoided.
There aro about sixty-five acres of
rice' land In Hulela, most of which
will bo cropped twice this year. In a
few weeks all tho second crop will be
in and some sort Of estimate can bo
given of tho harvest. Planters them
selves cannot say as to the exact acre
t Following' Is tho assignment of
Knual teachers to date. Vacancies
will bo filled with coast teachers as
f astas they arrive.
Mrs. Vlvl A. Driver
Miss Gertrude Crabtrco
Mrs. Josephino Chamberlain
Tdrs. Victoria Huddy
Mrs. Julia S. Akana
Miss Lily K. Naoa
Miss Eleanor M. Langworth
Miss Helen Myers
Miss Mathilda White ;
Mis.- Mario Paehleo
Mrs. Carlottn Lai
Miss Carrie Pauolo
Mrs. Ethol Amalu
Mrs. Kathorino M. Burko
Miss Carrlo Bottcncourt
Miss Bertha Chong (V)
Miss Edna Paar
Mrs. Allco M. Rodrlgucs
Mrs. Lucy Akl
Miss Amelia L. Souza
Miss Myra Wilmot
Miss Albena M. Mladnlch '
D. Prlggo (V-
Miss Shigeno Klmura
Miss Phyllis Raab
Miss Deborah Mahikoa
Miss Daisy Ah Moy Hoc.
age they will plant for next year.
Grove Farm Alfalfa
One of tho alfalfa fields Js badly in
fested with a disease which gives the
plants a defoliated appearance. It
was found that tho stems wero cover
ed with rust spots, slightly elongated,
running up and down tho stem.
Healthy plants do not have those rust
spots. Tho matter will be called to
tho attention of a plant pathologist.
C. Wilcox Cassava Feed
Mr. Wilcox explained his process of
preparing cassava feed as follows:
"Tho roots brought in direct from
tho field aro washod and passed
through a slicer and chopper which
consists of a centrifugal disc with
protruding kulfc edges. This machine
cuts tho root Into small chunks no lar
ger than a half dollar, which aro then
put through the drynlg process for
about threo days. The weather must
bo fair to insure eood drying, and as
showers are frcijuent here, they have
experienced difficulty In this process.
The drying and curing in tho sun
secni3 to expel the prussic acid which
has an offensive odor in cassava when
green. Ths odor is entirely, absent
in the cured product. When the chips
arc thoroughly curVid they aro ground
into moal in a regular grinding ma
chine. Tho finished article is white
and particles aro about as largo a
For a mule feed this meal is mixed
Cassava, 100 lbs., mixed mule feed
of oats, barley and bran, 200 lbs., corn
and cob meal, 200 lbs. This makes
tho ration one-fifth cassava. Ten
pounds of this mixed feed is fed per
mulo daily with other .things contain
Mr. Wilcox intends to raiso.olvet
beans for meal to mix with his feed
and will make an excellent addition
to tho ration above d03crlbed. Tho
County Agent is getting 500 pounds
of velvet beans from Pioneer Mill Co.
for Mr. Wilcox to use for this purpose.
Kauai is soon to have a Pig Club for
tho children. As soon aa school opens
a campaign will bo launched. Tho
local newspaper Is enthusiastic and
tho organization should bo a groat
success. They will bo in need of
young pigs for the pig club membors
Mrs. W. R. Bridgewator
Mrs, Dora L. Rutsch
Mrs. L. S. Mesick
Miss Mary K. Akana
Miss Louiso Haslop
Miss Elizabeth Doinort
Miss Myra Hco
Mrs. Eva J. Fountain
Miss Mario Payno
jUIss Charlotto A. ' Mumford
Miss Lottie Jordan
Alex. Kiyolchl Akita (V)
Miss Hanna K. Sholdon
Mrs. Maria Dreier
Mrs. Henrietta Wedomoyer
Mrs. H. Amelio Rutsch
Miss Kathcryn Mclntyro
Miss Amelia Corbet
Miss Ann L. Schllt
Miss Lotto, Snow
Miss Esther M. Kaiwl
Miss Ethel Banham
Mrs. Dora Ahana
Miss Ludvlna A. Vldlnha
Mrs. Henry Blako
Miss Tsui Tashlma "
Mrs. Mlnnlo Akn
Miss Dorothy Johnson
Miss 'Sarah Kaulaha'o
Mrs. Maud Thompson
Iff KAUAI BL5
Chamber of Commerce
Messrs. Crawford and Cheatham,
the members of tho Chamber of Com
merce Committee who wont to Hono
lulu to discuss tho proposed form of
cane growing contracts, which tho
plantations and homesteaders wero
asked to enter Into in planting lease
expired lands, wore courteously re
ceived by the Governor nnd Deputy
Attorney General Irwin. They pre
sented their arguments for bettor con
tract from tho homesteaders' stand
point and were told that many of their
points wero well taken.
Owing to tho absonce of Mr. Rich
ard Cooko from tho city, they were
unablo to discuss the matter with tho
Planters' representatives direct, but
wore told that tho Government would
place their arguments before tho
Planters and a reply would bo for
warded. Tho point which scored heavily was
that under tho proposed contract,
with sugar as at present (six cents),
tho grower would get only $48.00 out
of tho $120.00 gross which tho mill
wouhf receive for a ton of sugar.
Tills the Administration admits is not
a fair division.
Tho committco will hold, another
meeting soon, when the Planters' re
ply Is received, and discuss the matter
KAUAI PLANTERS TO BE ASKED
TO GIVE COST DATA
Local representatives of plantations
on Kauai, says the Star-Bulletin, with
bo requested by Deputy Attorney Gen
eral Harry Irwin to furnish him with
cost data regarding the Garden Island
interests, so that he may compare
them with figures submitted by Elmer
Cheatham, the Kapaa homesteader,
who has voiced objection to tho ten
tative agreement botweon plantation
and homesteader for the purchase of
tho lattor's cane.
Mr. Cheatham holds that the. home
steader on Kauai, under the tentative
ngrcement, would be getting too
small a profit and Deputy Attorney
General Irwin is desirous of ascertain
ing whero the dividing line should be.
The final comparison may lead to a
modification of tho contract to allot
greater profits to the Kauai home
steaders. Thus far, says Mr. Irwin, no
other complaints from homesteaders
regarding profits havo boon received
by tills office.
The Hawaiian Canneries Company
closed their canning season last
week with a total pack of about
eighty thousand cases. Tho pack
was ton thousand cases above esti
mate. Miss Adeline Lowe
Miss Kau Far Loo
Mrs. Naloiniailo '
H. H. Brodlo.
Mrs. Chas D. Rea
Mrs. Eliza A. P. Yuen
Mrs. Louis Choo
Miss Mabel Hubbard
Mrs. D. Lyons
Miss Edith Urodio
Miss Janet Hastio
Miss Francis M. Pillar (V)
Miss Jonnio Fowlds
Miss Mary Mallo Hastio
Miss Yayol L. Saito
Miss Carrie A. Thompson
Mrs. Barbara E. Dovorill
Mrs. Mattio Browne
Miss Flosslo E. Ramsoy
Miss Luclllo M. Wight
Miss Avis Fennel
Miss Floy K. Eaton
Mrs. Maria Marcallluo
Miss Bertha Fursoy
Mrs. Clara O. MacGrogor
Miss Hazel King
Miss Esther I-Iofgaard
Mrs. Lucy Wright
Mrs. Gertrude H. Brodlo
Miss Esther Chong (V)
Miss Wilhelmina Mengler
Mrs. Nora Chang
Miss Mcta Mengler
Mrs. Lillian Hardy
Mrs. Angela Gouvea
Miss Sadlo R. Evans
Mrs. Sccora Fernandez
Kauai planters, says tho Advertiser
of Aug. 23rd, aro going to win out in
tholr contention that tho basis between
small planters and plantation mills for
tho purchase of cano on that island
should be nlno tons of cane to a ton of
sugar it appears as a result of con
ferences which Elmer Cheatham and
Frank Crawford, a special committco
of the Kauai Chamber of Commerce,
are holding with the administration
officials and representatives of planta
In tho agreemont proviously reached
between administration officials and
the plantation representatives eight
tons of cano was fixed as the purchaso
basis, but conditions on Kauai are
such that this works to a marked dis
advantage of tho small planter, it is
I This objection, raised by tho Kauai
homesteaders, is admitted as a Just
one by some ol tho Kauai plantation
men, says Assistant Attorney General
Harry Irwin, who Is representing th
Governor at the conference, anothor
of which is to be held today.
Tho assistant attorney general says
ho was told by Charles Rico, a director
of the Makce Sugar Company, but also
an Individual planter, that he believed
tho eight ton baBls was unfair to the
small planter and that nine tons was
tho proper basis for the Island of
Rico agreed that a five-percent de
duction for trash was a fair one except
when the cano was burned. Rice told
tho assistant attorney general ho
would supply him with some spoclflc
figures ho has gathered regarding
trash deductions and other cano sta
tistics. Another reason- tho assistant at
torney general is inclined to think tho
Kauai homesteaders are right in their
contention that cano should bo bought
on a nine-ton basis is that this is tho
amount formerly specified In tho Ma-
keo Plantation Company contracts.
Irwin Confident of Settlement
Attorney Irwin expressed confidence
yesterday afternoon that a satisfactory
agreement was going to bo reached
by the government between the Kauai
homesteaders and tho plantations. Ho
said there was no disposition on tho
part of either the plantation represen
tatives or the planters to make de
mauds that the others could not con
cede, and that probably both would
make some concessions.
In figures mado public yesterday by
Elmer Cheatham he asserted that un
der tho terms of tho present contract
tho homesteader could clear annually
nineteen dollars an acre, with a profit
of sixty dollars for the plantation mill.
The assistant attorney gcnoral has
requested tho. submission of other cost
estimates for tho raising and milling
of a ton of sugar for uso at tho con
ferences, which will bo compared with
those of Cheatham's.
As in all other Instances, Kawaihau
docs not lack Interest in public affairs.
This time It Is politics, and candidates
for tho Houso aro almost anNthlck ns
bullets at tho front. From Indica
tions tho Republicans will havo no
less than five In tho field, against ono
lono Democrat, whoso chances would
appoar to bo as much as tho story of
the celulold dog In the hot regions.
At a cattle-drlvo last wcok three
aspirants for tho Houso wcro noticed
to be engaged. Thoy will soon bo de
voting their efforts In "roundlng up"
Tho Republican candidate who en
dorsed tho nomination paper of a
Democrat would seem to jopordlzo his
popularity by so doing. It Is not
usual for such expressions of brother
ly lovo to bo displayed In the great
game of politics. Stick to your party
and remember no man can servo two
Leslio Clark willevor his connect
ion with tho County Farm at Kapaa at
the end of tho present month.
Superintendent of Water Works
Cununlngs Is now tho proud possessor
of an automobile. Does ho uso it to
catch tho people who "DODGE" pay
ing their water rates?