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MJS Elslu Wilcox
While Some One gives
his LIFE what are
When you buy War
Savings Stamps you
do two things, you
help your country and
yourself. Put your
money in the govern
think a minute
All of the Roil Croii Wi
Fund Roet for War relief
ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 14. NO. 41.
LI1IUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. OCTOBER 15, 1918
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COPY
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'ASHINGTON calls on tho Junior Itod Cross of Hawaii for 5000
scrap books. Mrs. A. Lewis, Jr., Supervisor of Junior lied Cross
tn (1,1a f nrrllnrv. linn annt wnrd that
v, Schools must begin to collect material at onco and every maga
zinc subscriber on this Island can be of great nsslstanco If ho will
J( send all tho old magazines ho Is willing to part with to the nearest
"fC "Scrapbooks have dono wonders for tho men in whillng away
i, the time and making life more pleasant for them. Colored Pictures,
Short Stories, Poems and Jokes are eagerly seized upon by tho soldiers.
."Colored pictures are preferred to black and white. They must be
attractive, cheerful and largo enough to bo seen- easily. Comic
cartoons and clippings with 'news' from homo are enjoyed. Poems of
.i sentiment aro liked best by tho soldiers, not war verse or anything
-C "Arrangements in all cases should bo horizontal, so that It will
. not lie necessary to turn tho book in order to see. Abovo all, in select
"7 ing pictures and printed matter it should bo remembered that these
books arc for grown men and not children."
All pages should bo well filled and pleasingly arranged. Tho
size of tho book is 10 x 12 inches, and each book contains 20 pages.
It has been suggested that wo make as many all Hawaiian books
.V as possible. "The 1'aradlso of the Pacific" and tho old "Mid-Pacific"
magazines would do wonderful servico for such books. Many boautl--J
ful Island views, colored post cards of our marvelous 'painted' fish and
the brightly colored flowering trees, etc., should bo available. Island
-7X poems arc not hard to find and last but not least, Hawaiian legends
j for the short stories. Surely our boys 'and girls will bo ablo to
complete some very delightful books of this description.
.V Miss Bcrnico Hundley will distribute the books among tho schools
upon their nrrival from Washington, and tho books must all bo com-
pleted and ready for collection by Miss Hundley on Wednesday,
. November 27th.
Y. W. C. A. Talks
In addition to the addresses at the
Mqkihana meeting there was a public
meeting at tho Liliuo Union Church
Thursday evening to which men were
specially invited, and at which there
was a good ludlenco of high class, in
telligent pcoploj There was some
excellent congregational singing led
by Mrs. W. H. Rice, after which, on
tho introduction of Miss Channon,
Miss Bentley spoke very attractively
along tho same lines that she had
opened up at tho Moklhana meeting.
At Waimea on Friday evening tho
Y. W. C. A. program superseded that
of the Waimea Literary Society, Mrs.
Maddox acting as the main speaker
and giving a very graphic and inspir
ing account of tho work of tho organi
zation, with perhaps special emphasis
jrn tho Hostess House side of it, with
which Mrs. Maddox is specially fami
liar. It was considered a rare and inspir
ing treat by tho Waimea people.
During their brief stay in Waimea,
Mrs. Maddox and Miss Bentley were
the guests of Mrs. A. S. Knudsen at
her Walawa homo, and Miss Channon
was tho guest of Mrs. Brandt. They
returned to Liliuo Saturday morning.
Kapaa News Items
Father Hubert proudly flies an
American Hag outside his rosidenco
at Kapaa Church. His reverence de
livered a stirring sermon regarding
our duty to buy Liberty Bonds to our
utmost, during tho campaign. Bravo,
Father, wo respect and admiro such a
Miss Amelia Souza, formerly teach
er at Kapaa school, is now a "war
bride," having been married in Hono
lulu to a member of tho U. S. Marines,
liho has now sailed.
Dr. J. M. Kuhns, superintendent of
the Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hos
pital, at Kapaa, is taking a very active
interest in the work on tho hospital
farm. Dr. Kuhns and Mr. (Jensen, who
is in chargo of tho farm work, aro
both working hard to make tho farm
a profitable undertaking, and at tho
same time help out tho food situation.
At tho present timo thoro is an excel
lent crop of tomatoes on tho farm that
will rot unless a market Is found for
them at once. Housekeepers who
jiant tomatoes for canning and for
making relishes could got an excellent
FRANK MORROW HEARD FROM
Frank Morrow, formerly superin
tendent of tho Kauai Telephonic Com
pany, has been heard from. Frank is
stringing wires In tho front lino
trenches in Franco. Ho says ho has
somo very exciting experiences ho
would like to wrlto about, but tho
consor would not let it pass,
for the Boys
Kauai's allotment Is 800 of thOSO
Y. W. C. A. Plans
Miss Mary I. Bentloy and Mrs.
Parker Maddux, representatives of the
Young Women's Christian Association
of tho Pacittc -Coast neld, together
with' Miss Grace Channon, general
secretary for Hawaii, held an all-day
meeting on October 12th, with Mrs.
S. W. Wilcox as hostess.
Tho purpose of this meeting was to
present plans for tho coming Y. W.. C.
A. drivo in connection with the United
War Work Campaign.
Mrs. Maddux spoke of tho Hostesses
Houses which aro supported by tho
Y. W. C. A. Miss Bentloy emphasized
tho needs of tho women workers in
war industries, whose welfare is in
tho hands of the Y. W. C. A. MisS
Channon spoko of tho origin and
growth of tho Association, and its ab
ility to handle these welfare problems.
Sho then effected an organization of
workers for tho coming drive on Kauai
with Miss Elsie Wilcox as chairman.
In attendance at the meeting were
Mrs. Brandt, Mrs. Carver, Mrs. SennI,
Miss Hundley, Miss Thompson, Miss
Mclntyro, Mrs. Lydgate, Mrs. B. L.
Wilcox and Mrs. Crawford.
Two Cases of Assault
Two Koreans in Kapuali, Halehaka,
quarreled after having imbibed of
swipes with tho result that both wore
in court next day. Defendant, Kim
Yun Soon, pleaded guilty and was
lined fifteen dollars and costs.
On Thursday John Hausen and Ja
cinto Plcio, both Filipinos of Halehaka
had a sot-to over money matters, John
being nrre'sted and haled into court.
Tho usual fine and costs amounting
to eighteen dollars was meted out by
OUTPUT OF WESTERN KAUAI
UNIT FOR AUGUST.
Hot Water Bag Covers
Total number of articles
Total value- SC87.11
JEAN II. DANFOKD,
Western Kauai Branch, A.rt.C.H.C.
Dr. A. C. Braley arrived this morn
ing. Dr. Braley is nt homo on Kauai
and will find many friends glad to seo
THE 0015 OF THE
Kuhlo and McCandless both came
to Kauai Friday morning, landed to
gether at Nawiliwili, and then pur
sued their devious ways, tho former
going to Waimea, and tho latter to
In company with local leaders of
tho party Kuhio proceeded to Kokaha
where, at Chang Kco's place, ho held
a successful meeting with a good at
tendance, mainly Hawaiian, and with
much enthusiasm. From thoro ho
drifted back to Waimea where ho hold
a meeting in tho evening In the little
park in front of tho Court House,
where a largo and enthusiastic crowd
was gathered to receive him
Both ho and IUcc produced a very
good Impression which is the promise
of many votes when tho timo comes.
On Saturday afternoon thoy had an
open air meeting just west of the
bridge in Hanapcpo where a good
crowd was ready to hear them, and
later, at 5:30 they were at Kalaheo,
where the Homestead Hall was crowd
ed to greet them. An evening meeting
at the Koloa Hall, which was crowded
to suffocation, with an added attract
ion in tho way of a moving picturo
program, made it a very full day.
Sunday afternoon they had a meet
ing at Kapaa with a slight dash of
moral flavor to it out of consideration
for the day and place. Monday after
noon saw thorn ranged up in front of
the Nakatsuji Store at Wainlha, in
spite of lowering skies and frequent
showers. In tho evening they had a
good round up at Hanalei in tho old
church notwithstanding the inclement
weather which would have chilled any
enthusiasm save that of a political
At every point tho "Prince" spoko
with his usual happy facility, and car
ried the convictions and loyalty of the
crowd. Ho devoted his efforts mainly
to the destruction of tho bad seed
which his political enemies and oppon
ents had been so busily disseminating.
These charges wore mainly to tho
effect that ho was useless in Wash
ington; that ho was a cats-paw for
the rich people and the interests; that
ho had worked for tho repeal of the
twenty-five namo petition for home
steading; and that ho had voted for
prohibition when ho ought to have
On all of those charges he justified
his action to tho entire satisfaction of
his hearers; so that they will certain
ly confirm their satisfaction by their
McCandless retched up at Hacna
while It was still early Friday morn
ing, and addressed a small crowd
there endeavoring to plant some seed
which would not bo snapped up by tho
black-winged birds of tho enemy.
From horo he returned to Hanalei,
where ho rounded up a open air audi
ence about noon. In tho evening ho
spoko at Kapaa to a fairly good sized
crowd and with pretty fair success.
Saturday afternoon ho was at Kokaha,
and Saturday night ho had an open
air meeting on the littlo Court House
square at Waimea, with a very good
Sunday evening ho devoted to Koloa
with a meeting in tho hall with a pret
ty fair crowd. Monday evening ho
was at tho Tip Top in LIhue. This
latter Is described as quite u spicy
meeting that nono should have missed,
in which McCandless dealt out somo
righteous dues to his enemies and
set them straight in somo matters
concerning which thoy had been
wandering in tho fog unfortunately
there was only a small crowd to hoar
All along tho lino he justified tho
quality of his patriotism, ns evidenced
by tho purchaso of Liberty Bonds, Bed
Cross contributions, etc., and made
lavish promises of what ho could do,
and would do for Hawaii at Washing
ton in connection with a Democratic
"Link" McCandless speaks Hawaii
an very well, and understands Hawaii
an character even better, and becauso
of this tho Hawailans tako to him very
cordially, but that doesn't mean much
when It comes to votes. Accordingly
tho outlook is that tho Princo will
hold his own, assuredly in tho outer
districts and como out ahead as usual,
POUT C ANS
FINAL FIGURES OF
THE LIBERTY LOAN
The final figures on the Fourth
Liberty Loan, for Kauai are
$451,550, which Is nearly $100,
000 above our quota. And yet
there was a time when a good
many people were doubtful a
bout It.. "Be not faithless, but
Local News I
Gathered from here and there ?
Mrs. Douglas Baldwin and child
returned by the Kinau this morning.
Mrs. Mm. Henry Bice went to Hono
lulu on Saturday and will bo gone a
A. 13. Halo of the von Hamm-Young
Company is at tho Liliuo Hotel, having
arrived this morning.
Mrs. U. N. Oliver arrived this morn
ing and went on to Waimea whore sho
will visit with old friends.
R. S. Thurston of the H. S. P. Ex
periment Station, is again on Kauai
for one of his periodical visits.
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Cockett and fam
ily returned this morning after a short
stay in town.
H. W. Kinney, superintendent of
Public Instruction is on tho Islaml for
a brief visit on school matters. Ho
arrived this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Oran Kennedy of tho
Salvation Army arrived this morning.
They come from Maul, and will bo
located at Koloa.
Miss Mclntyro of Honolulu, visiting
with Mrs. Hogg of Liliuo, spent Sun
day with her at Hanalei at the Fayc
Lihue Plantation has just finished
planting about 1200 acres, a largo
plant which promises to give a ban
The plantations are looking every
which way these days for rain. The
water supply is running low and the
occasional showers don't do much
Two infant children of Mr. and Mrs.
Gustav Hackbarth of Koloa, were
baptized at the Lihue Union Church
on Sunday, Immediately following the
Miss Dora Lidgate of Hawaii ad
Miss Smith aro spending a few days
with Mr. and Mrs. Lydgate. Thoy
havo already spent some days with
Miss Fowlds at Elcele.
H. W. Laws, of Honolulu, who is
down here on some roofing contracts,
gave a picnic at Hanalei last Sunday,
which was enjoyed by tho school
teachers of Lihue, Kapaa and Hanalei,
Mrs. Edward Palmer, well known on
Kauai, and now residing In Columbus,
Ohio, is In chargo of ono of the lied
Cross Units there and Is doing very
arduous as well as very excellent
work in connection with it.
Tho Island Association of Kauai
Churches will meet at tho Lihue Ha
waiian church on Wednesday in a
session that will last four days. This
will include tho various races affiliated
with tho work of tho Hawaiian Board.
Mr. E. A. Creevoy, vocational In
structor for Kauai schools, reports
that tho school garden work is pro
gressing favorably. Most of the
schools have started in already, and
aro plowing and fertilizing tho avail
There has been a brlof run of reno
vations and repairs at tho Lihue Wire
less Station which has put it into good
shape so that tho placo looks as fresh
as tho traditional new pin. Among
other things, a now 05 foot pole was
installed and Is now doing servico.
Wo learn from L. L. McCandless'
political speeches on Kauai, that
"Link" Is named after Abraham Lin
coln. "And," says tho democratic
candidate for delegate, "that Is why
I want to bo like him."
"Honest Abe" would turn In his
gravo it ho could hear this.
Tho Department of Public Instruct
ion has informed the Kauai vocational
instructor that school children having
school gardens and homo gardens will
bo provided with a school garden
servico (lag similar to tho red cross
sorvico poster that was alloted to red
cross subscribers last year. Thopost
cr bears the emblem of a hoo and a
rake crossed, and boars the letters,
U. S. S. G,
The first regular meeting of tho
Moklhana Club for tho now year on
Wednesday was ono of tho largest in
the history of that organization, thoro
being over ono hundred present. Tho
new officers were in their places, Mrs.
Swan, president; Mrs. W. H. Bice.Jr,
vice-president; Mrs. Mesick, secretary,
and Miss Fisher, treasurer.
After tho transaction of the busi
ness of the day tho president intro
duced Miss Channan, secretary of the
Honolulu Y. W. C. A., who told briefly
of her trip to tho Coast since sho was
last on Kauai, and in connection with
that trip she had been able to secure
tliQ very valuable services of two wo
men who occupied very responsible
places of trust and opportunity on the
Mainland, In connection with Y. W.
C. A. work She then Introduced Mrs.
Maddox, who has been for somo time
in charge of tho Hostess House at
Fremont, near San Francisco.
Mrs. Maddox Is evidently a woman
of superior education and' culture
with a very attractlvo personality
which wins her audience at the very
outsot and holds it to the end. She
talked very entertainingly of her work
and experiences, and of the great
need there is for theso Hostess Houses
in the cantonments, and of the bless
ing they aro to all whom they serve.
"It Is perfectly natural and proper,"
3ho declared, "for women to want to
see and be near their men folks dur
ing the comparatively long period of
their training beforo they aro sent
over seas. But the problem was Just
how to give them this privilege with
out, at tho same time, exposing them
to grave danger, and the development
of serious evils. These cantonments
in many cases are miles away from
anywhere, so that there aro no hotels
or hording places where transient
visitors may stay. A woman, mother,
sister, wifo or fiancee arrives, it may
be in tho middle of the night
in search of tho man in whom
she is particularly interested. Sho
knows his name and that Is about all.
Just how to find him, and where to
find him, and where to stay while Bhe
finds him, this sho docs not know.
Now, the Hostess House meets and
solves this problem for her. Hero
theso women are taken in, cared for
and helped in every possible way to
tho realization of their desires. The
Mr. Peter Jones whom she wants to
seo Is speedily located and brought to
the house whose great reception room,
one quiet corner of it Is placed at
their disposal, and for the time, short
or long, that she remains at tho can
tonment, everything Is dono to pro
tect hor and make her stay comforta-
Burglary at Hanamaulu
Somo time during the night between
Monday and Tuesday last, burglars
gained an entrance to the Hanamaulu
Store by sm shlng In ono of tho front
windows. Among the articles stolon
were two ladies gold watches, a lot of
smoking matter and some shoo polish.
No clue to the perpetrators has so
far been found, but tho police aro on
the trail, confident of landing their
The stealing of the shoo polish per
haps accounts for tho dlllgenco with
which tho police is eagerly scanning
the shoes of each passing Filipino, to
seo whether an extra gloss has been
applied to the coverings of their nether
MEETING OF THE
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Thoro will be an Important meeting
of tho Chamber of Commerce on
Thursday at Lihue, at 3 p. m. at
which tho fullest possiblo attendance
Is requested. Anions other matters
tho choice of Island harbor site will
como up for discussion, the Board of
Public Works having referred tho
matter to the Kiuul Chamber of Com
merce for an expression of public
W. K. Orth mill superintendent and
chemist of K iloa, is back from his
vacation in Honolulu.
Its a to3s up between Maual and
Kauai for tho naming of tho Land
Tank on tho front, consequent on tho
largest Liberty Loan aggregate.
bio and pleasant. Thero nro reading
rooms, cafctarias, moans of recreation,
etc., and more important than nil else,
a kindly, helpful interest nnd sympa
thy, and homelike air, that make tho
oxperienco a happy and helpful one.
"Wherever, as In somo cantonments,
hotel accomodation Is available, this
accommodation is carefully supervised
by the Y. W. C. A., tho good rccon
mended and the bad condemned.
"These Hostess Houses nr ::,lti.
llshcd at every cantonment at the in
stance of the mllitaryauthorltles; they
aro all run by the Y. W. C. A. nnd arc
exclusively the only authorized means
of meeting between men and women
In the cantonment."
Miss Bontly Is executive Secretary
of tho Y. W. C. A. for th- Pacific
Division to which Haw.il belongs.
Though still a young woin.iu she ".ns
had a wide and varied experience w;i..:h
eminently fits hor for her rcsponn! lo
position, having, i.mong other things,
spent several years In similar wov'.t in
India. She is an Interesting, original
and entertaining speaker, with much
shrewd common sense, and a kindly,
genial recognition of tho common hu
manity that runs through us all from
the best to the worst. This broad
sympathy must bo a most valuable
asset in the field, as it certainly is in
the platform. She spoko in part sub
stantially as follows:
"These r.ro the days when women
are coming into their own, or more
than their own. Tho women of Eng
land have doubled the tonnago of Kng
land. Thoy aro running trucks, and
tractors, aud locomotives; they are
loading auj unloading cars, and barg
es, and lorrct; they are oven build
ing ships. They a,o doing fnni fiO
percent to it' po.r.ent of the work in
the munition taetoiio? Thoy aro very
largely doing the farm work of Eng
land, and still nioro largely tho com
mercial work in the stores and olilccs.
And in our own country tho war has
fbrought them to tho front and Impos
ed on them now and heavy burdens,
which arc, in many cases, exposing
them to very serious strain and gravo
dangers. The men in incrons'ng num
bers -havo gone to tho front, and their
places have been taken by by women.
From tho beginning, the Y. W. C. A.
has been alivo to the situation, and
ready to help the women under theso
new and trying conditions. For in
stance: The war has called to Wash
ington 45.000 women, who In the glow
of their patriotism, wanted to bo at
the center of things where they could
give the beat service. This In addi
tion to all tho other congestion of
(Continued on Pago 2)
The Junior lied Cross workers of
Kauai turned in to tho Kauai Branch
A. It. C, 19C1 splendidly mado Proper
ty Bags, last Friday, which were ship
ped to Honolulu on Saturday's boat, as
Kauai's share of tho Territory's allot
ment of 15,000 bags.
Theso bags aro mado of bright
colored washable material and aro
used by men In tho hospitals to sloro
their personal belongings in durini;
their stay. When the men leave they
generally take tho bags with them i;o
thero is a continual demand for this
One of Kauai's teachers has a broth
er In Franco who has written her that
his littlo property bag hns been a
groat pleasuro to him.
All Junior Bed Cross .work Is now
being dono through tho school super
vising principals, under orders from
the School Board.
NEW COMMUNITY NURSE
Miss Castro, who for somo time has
been tho faithful and elllclent nurse
in chargo of tho Mahelona Hospital
at Kapaa, has resigned that position to
become community nurse for Llhuo,
in the work that Miss Kuhllg Inaugur
ated last year.
Miss Castro's recognized ability and
her familiarity with local conditions,
and perhaps most of all, hor lovo for
children and her skill In managing
them, will fit her very specially for
this work. Tho chango is to bo mado
I November 1st.