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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 14. NO. 44.
LIIIUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1918
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COI Y
ThTlp Top was full up Inst night
for tho Republican political meeting,
the ordinary attraction oC tho speak
ing being reinforced by a moving
picture program which drew In a
Mr. H. D. Wlshard acted as chair
man and announced M. J. Perclra as
the first speaker.
In a happy combination o frankness
and humor he emphasized tho import
ance of a square deal and tho signi
ficance of tho homestead as tho only
ready means by which an ordinary
working man can support his family,
educate his children and get ahead
a little. So ho was out to support tho
homcseador. The other important is
sue for the Island at this time is the
Nawillwill landing, and the only way
to get it is to stand together, which,
heretofore we hadn't done.
Tho next speaker was S. K. Kaahu,
who was most emphatic In his con
viction that things hadn't been going
right heretofore and that various Ir
regularities and abuses- which ho
mentioned "had got to stop." One of
them was tho Governor who had got
to walk mighty straight and act
mighty humble or wo would put him
M. . ft. Agular followed with a very
sensible and temperae speech which
impressed tho audience favorably in
his behalf. He was an out-and-out
American with no hyphens about him,
and here to stay. The homestead was
tho guarantee of loyalty. The day
lalRrer has no stake in the country, he
is hero today and gone tomorrow. Tho
local democratic administration had
set too high a price on homesteads,
thoy should be reduced to a standard
price of about $50 and acre. Ho
thought it would be a good thing to
have a water commission that would
handle the water and do justice all
James Werner spoke next and em
phasized tho need for friends in tho
legislature In order to accomplish
anyhlng. All the present candidates
were green, but Charley Itlco was an
old hand at the business, well and
favorably known and it was very im
portant to have him there to introduce
them and help them to win friends.
So, all voto for him and tho res of us.
. . C. A. Rice made a Vigorous and
convincing speech which was received
with such evident favor as to mako
very clear his overwhelming strength
at least In this precinct. Ho outlined
tho history of tho land laws and in
dignantly denied that any credit was
duo McCandless for tho benefits ac
Ho believed in homesteadlng, cor
tainly ho did, but it must bo the
right kind of homesteadlng on tho
part of men who meant business, and
were ready to work hard, and deny
themselves for results. And such
homesteaders needed help; and tho
plantations wore ready to help such
As a director of tho Makeo Sugar
Company, he had reason to know it
had $250,000 outstanding on advances
to tho homesteaders. It was a good
contract they had there, good for both
parties, and that was tho kind of
homesteadlng ho believed In, and that
was tho k.'nd ho stood ready to help.
TlK jhomosteaders on Kapaa wero
expecting to get 5000 tons this coming
season. Did that look as though they
woro being abused or maltreated?
Tho homesteaders on Kapaa woro
the Islands had made a deplorable
failure of homesteadlng, as they had
almost everything elso. Thoy had
been shiftless, and dilatory, and
shllly shally all along tho lino, and If
you w.tnted to got anything dono you
would have to support tho Ropubll
cans. IIo stood mo3t loyally by Kuhlo,
and vindicated him against tho at
tach of McCandless, and did much to
counteract "the poison which had
been shot around" through tho Islands
by tho arch enemy. He concluded
with an Impassioned appeal to his
friends to stand by him in this cap
In final conclusion Mr. Wlshard was ;
called upon and ho made a very neat
and telling speech in vindication of
Kuhlo and in appreciation of his long I
years of sorvico, and of his tried ablll-1
ty and value to tho Islands. '
Local News I
Y Gathered from here and there
Miss Myra Wilmot of Kapaa school
spent last Sunday visiting friends at
tho Makawcll school cottage.
S. Kolllnoi, of Waimea, has moved
to Kapaa whoro ho Intends to make
his homo in tho future.
Chas. Gray, manager of Nawillwill
Garage, is confined to his bed with
a soverc attack og grippe. '
Miss Mumford, of Li hub school was
a week end guest at tho, homo of "Mrs.
Burke, principal of Kapaa school.
W. Ebellng, Sr., sugar boiler at
Makawcll plantation, Is spending his
vacation at the "Baldwin mountain
C. Lo Roy has left his position with
the Nawillwill Garage to tako charge
of the motor trucks at Makawcll
Lilnio School has sold more than
$450.00 worth of W.S.S. during the
past ten days, according to Miss Mum
ford, tho principal.
Joo Hodrlgues, who was recently
defeated by Chas. nice In tho Primar
ies, is going to open up a butcher shop
in Kapaa sometime this month.
Mrs. S. Kellinol Is leaving Kauai
today for Honolulu, whoro she will
await a booking for tho coast. She
will visit her son in San Francisco.
M. S. Hcnrlqucs, democratic candi
date -for representative, has been con
fined to his bed since Sunday, Oct.
27th. Ih Is reported to bo Improving.
Jerry Hazelton, foreman at tho
Nawillwill Garage, has just recovered
from a bad attack of grip which con
fined him to his bed for several days.
A. T. II. Jackson came this morning
to take charge of the Ahukini wharf,
as landing man, in charge of tho ship
ping interests of Lihuo Plantation.
Mr. Pieper concluded not to tako tho
Norman C. Watkins, general Mana
ger of tho American- Factors, Ltd.,
merchandiso department, mado a
business tour of the Island last week
and returned to town on Saturday. '
Hobert Steel has had an offer from
Manuel Aguiar, of $3,900 for his Ka
pahl homestead. Steel Intends to ac
cept tho offer, 'and the property will
probably change ownership some tlmo
this week. .
Mrs. E. W. Kopke gave a farewell
party and dance last Monday evening
at her homo in Kealia, for Mr. G. R.
Haddock, who is leaving Kauai soon.
Many of Kauai's young people were
P. Warren Alston, formerly chemist
for Wallua Agricultural Company,
Oahu, Is coming to Liliue to take the
position of sugar clfemist for Llhuo
A. Fries, formerly sugar chemist
for Pioneer Mill Co., of Lahaina, Maui,
is coming to Kauai soon to take
tho position of chemist for the Hawaii
an Sugar Company at Makawell.
All grocers on Kauai, including
large and small stores, are posting
prices now. Restaurant and coffee
shops aro serving only one teaspoon
of sugar por meal served.
A. M. Pieper arrived this morning
to tako tho position as head wharf
inger at tho Ahukini landing. Ho has
boon in tho employ of tho Inter-Island
as steamer purser for some years.
G. R. Haddock, chemist for. Grove
Farm plantation is leaving Kauai to
sign up with another plantation.
Grove Farm has decided to discon
tinue tho position formerly held by
Waldy Ilustaco celebrated his ninth
birthday on Saturday, on which oc
casion ho had a party in which fifteen
or sixteen of his young friends parti
cipated, with great satisfaction to all
concerned, and with a general good
time all round.
Important improvements aro In
progress at Kauai Garage by which
the shop will nearly doubled In slzo
and tho largo yard area levelled off
and put into good shapo for tho In
Mls3 Hall, recently head nurso of
Koloa Hospital, has accepted tho
similar position in tho Mahelona Hos
pital at Kapaa. Sho gave excellent
satisfaction at Koloa, and will doubt
less do tho same at Kapaa.
Chas. Mooro of Kapaa, has an offor
from a party in Hilo, of $C3,000 fori
his 127 acres of cano land In Kapaa
which ho purchased last July. This
land Is now under cano and Mr. Mooro
does not know whether to let It go or
A FAIR "CUT UP"
This Chicago artist has been maging silhouettes for tho onlistod men at
ho Cordon Club In Chicago, and hero tho men aro showing thoir apprecia
tion. This is adding an interesting touch to tho supper that all have
just enjoyed. It was provided by tho Hostess Committco working for the
War Camp Community Service That is why it is so popular with men in
Write the Boys a
Tho Rotary Club hopes to havo a
Christmas letter or post-card sent to
every man from tho Hawaiian Islands
who is in tho United States Army or
Navy 'or on special service "over tho
sea" or even on tho .Mainland. If you
havo a son, brother, or friend in tho
service, ploaso send him a letter full
of home news and Christmas cheer.
Sunday, November 10th, has been
set aside by tho Governor as "letter
writing day,, within tho Territory.
People will he urged by the churches
and through he press to write on that
day to their absent soldier and sailor
boys. Letters mailed immediately
thereafter should reach Franco and
distant Atlantic ports in timo for
Christmas. ' Tho War Department
asks that no packages bo sent, and it
is therefore important that wo should
write to our absent friends. A pile
of splendid letters from his friends at
homo received at Christmas tlmo will
do moro to cheor your boy than you
have any idea of. Write yourself and
ask others to write.
It has been impossible to secure a
completo list of our Kauai boys who
are already serving outside of the
Territory. We print an incomplete
one both as to names and addresses,
with tho request that anyone knowing
of someone not hero listed, or of an
address which Is incomplete, will kind
ly send such names and addresses to
the "Garden Island" for later publication.
Henry K. Gandall, U.S.S. Farrigut, c,a Postmaster, New York City.
Theodore A. Pacheco, Search and Forwarding Division, U.S. Postal Dept.
Central Mil. P.O. 717 American Expeditionary Forces.
Allen C. Wilcox, Serial No. 2531549, .Evacuation Ambulanco Co. 7, Ameri
can Expeditionary Forces.
J. B. Featherstono, Mechanic, Aviation Park, Orloy, Selno, Franc.
Frank Morrow, Sgt. 1st Class, Co. C, 322 F. S. Br., A. E. P., Franco.
2nd Lt. II. P. Faye, Jr., University Union, Paris, France.
Miss Mabel Wilcox, ca Belgian Red Cross Commission, Hotel Regatos,
Miss Edith Christophorsen, address unknown. E:irouto over-seas.
Robert W. Holt, U.S.S. "Rambler", c'a Postmaster, New York City.
Manuel A. Pacheco, (U. S. Navy). Addresi unknown.
Win. F. Schemmclfcnnig, (U. S. Navy). Address unknown. ;
Pater Kalauao (U. S. Navy). Addrcsu unknown. C
Abraham Hobbs, Engineers, U.S.A.. Address unknown,
John Ah Chong, Engineers, U.S.A. Address unknown. 'i
Clarcnco J. Blako, Engineers, U.S.A.
Win. Coney, Aviation Service, Franco,
Arthur Howard, address unknown.
J. P. Clapper, address unknown.
A letter will reach tho following
Capt. Philip Rice, Camp Kearney, ICth
Lt. Edward Carden, address unknown.
2nd Lt. Leslie W. Wlshard, Park Field.
A boy In the Navy, when his ship is
known, may be reached by addressing
a letter to tho ship in caro of tho
Postmaster, New York City. If his
ship is not known, address ca Bureau
of Navigation, Navy Dept., Washing
ton, D. C.
A boy in tho Army should bo ad
dressed giving tho namo of his com
pany and regiment, and if in tho
Mr. Roy Matthows, Kapaa homo
stcader, has recently returned from
a trip covering sovoral months during
which tlmo ho traveled throughout
MAKES A HIT.
United States tho namo and post
office of his cantonment; If in Franco,
tho company and rogiment should be
glvon and "American Expeditionary
Forces" added. When tho organiza
tion to which he is assigned is not
known, the letter may be addressed
ca Adjutant General, U.S. Army, War
Dept., Washington, D. C.
In every caso tho return address of
tho writer should bo placed in the
iippwr loft-hand corner of tho envelope.
This is very essential.
Mrs. Wyllie, wifo of tho chief engi
neer of tho IJawailan Sugar Company,
has been "at tho Makaweli Hospital
for two weeks whero sho had to
undergo a serious operation. Thanks
to the- skill to Drs. Dunn and Water
house, she is doing very nicely.
THE END OF THE WAR
There Is no prospect of a
proper ending of the war before
the campaign of the summer of
1919. To attain victory we
must place In France 32 million
fighting men with the greatest
mechanical equipment that has
ever been given to any army.
While we expect the position
on the western front may be
Improved, from a military point
of view, between now and then,
there can be no hope of a con
sumation of the end that we
must secure until another year
has gone by.
Kauai boys on tho Mainland:
DIv., San Diego Co., Cal. y a
Fred C. Lyser, manager of tho
grocery department of tho American
Factors, Ltd.. mado a tour of Kauai
last week in tho Interest o his busi
ness. This is his last trip as ho has
been promoted to tho San Francisco
branch of tho firm, for whinh Ilo la
loaving next week in conipany with
Mr. and Mrs. Davis, to whom ho is
Mr. Frank Athorton
COMES TO GIF
A hut of cattle rustlers, who madt
themselves famous for cheap produc
tlon of beef, was recently rounded up
by Deputy Sheriff W. O. Crowell.
Previous to tho Interference of the
Wnimca police force, Kokaha people
had been enjoying tho advantages of
cut prices on beef that havo not been
equalled for some tlms. Tho p .rticu
lar method of cheap beef production
employcdd by the gang, was to round
up other people's cattlo, drive them
to a secluded spot, butcher them and
sell tho beef in the camps.
The matter was brought to tho at
tention of the authorities through the
camp policeman at Kokaha, who had
scon some of tho laborers with an
unusual supply of beef. He enquired
regarding tin origin of the supply
and notified Sheriff Crowell.
According to Sheriff Crowell, the
man who had sold the beef In the
camp was questioned, and after some
cross examination a complete confu
sion of the wholo matter was obtain
ed. Nino natives wero Involved In the
affair, and according to Iator Informa
tion, it was learned that tho practice
had been going on for somo tlmo.
Tho gang operated at night. After
thoy had selected their animals, they
drovo them to tho boach for slaughter.
Hero tho sheriff and his men found
the unsaleable remains of the stolen
cattle, burled in the sand. Even tho
hid03 wero buried, as tho sale of
them was considered risky for the
gang to undertake
Tho nine men involved wero allow
ed to go free for the time being, pend
ing charges to be pressed later on by
Knudsen Brothers, who wero the
owners of the stolen cattle, which
number over a dozen hoad.
INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT COMPEN
SATION Plantations and other similar em
ployes earning not moro than $18.00
a weok are reminded of the Work
mens Compensation law, and of the
Accident Insurance Board to adminis
ter that law. This Board locally con
sists of J. M. Lydgato, oxocutlvo mem
ber, Liliue; J. II. Moragnc, Lihue;
II. H. Brodio, Hanapepo, and E. E.
Mahlum, Waimea. In cases of any
need of Information or any misunder
standing or fancied injustice in re
gard to Industrial accidents, apply to
any ono of these men or to tho Board
ns a whole, and thoy will help you to
your rights under the law without any
cost to you. Do this before you con
sult a lawyer; it will save you a lot
of expenso and generally get you
much better results.
In this connection, tho Board would
call attention to ho amendment of tho
original law which changes tho wait
ing period during which no wages al
lowance is duo from 14 days to 7 days.
Somo employes seem not to bo aware
of tho change.
The Red Cross Shop
The ladles concerned havo been work
ing hard getting tho mass of material
Into shape for the opening of tho Red
Cross Shop, now set for Thursday,
Nov. 14th. They havo been pricing
listing and arranging the goods, and
aro enthusiastic over tho variety and
value of the articles in stock.
It will bo a great mistake for anyono
to imagine that lt Is a lot of useless
junk: far from It, it is mostly useful,
and really valuable articles. Especial
ly In the matter or clothing will there
there bo excellent bargains, and all
In good shape, repaired and renovated
where needed. The prices in all lines
will bo very moderate, in fact, very
cheap, considering the real values.
Since the goods cost the store nothing
thoy can bo sold cheap; and they will
A NOTE OF THANKS
Mrs. Win. Danford, vice-chairman ,
of tho Western Kauai Branch, A. R. C.
II. C, wishes to thank all tlnso from
Makawell, Pakala, Waimea and Keka-,
hu for tho donations of warm clothing
for tho Siberian refug-ees. A large
box was shipped this week and all
thoso who are intending to send, i
pleaso leave at Waimea Red Cross '
rooms as soon as posslblo, or com
inunlcato with tho vice chairman.
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A grjup of Chinese farmers have
.eased a few acres of land nbove
Jento's place in Lawil, and have
planted it to corn. Thoy got thc.r
seed from Cento. The area planted
mounts to about four acres.
Eonto's corn seems to bo unlvornal
.y popular among tho Kalaheo homo-'
jtendors. He has succeeded In dla
tr.buthig a good deal of seed from
his last crop locally, while the county
-igcnt has distributed thl& s"ojd to all
parts of tho island.
Gay & Robinson havo plant?:l
several acres of corn somo dhtaiii'o
above the government road, on tho
Kalaheo side of Ilanapepe Gulch.
Ida Taklda's rice plantation In
upper Wallua will produce a very
short crop this year. Taklda could
not get nitrate at tho time he needed
It and also weather conditions h.ive
been very unfavorable at his place.
Although this plantation will yield fjr
below tho estimate, tho general crop
outlook is good, and the estimated
rice yield for this Island has not boen
effected to date. In a few weeks all
rice on Kauai will have been harvest
ed. Kagawa, a Japanese farmer of Mo
loaa Gulch, raises a variety of yellow
hybrid corn that promises to become
popular among fanners hero. Tho
oar is short and blunt, and well filled.
Grain is large and light yellow. It is
neither flint nor dent, having some
characteristics of each. Kagawa has
no seed to spare now, but when ho
harvests his next crop he will bo able
to supply others with seed.
O. Thronas, who raises cattlo and
horse3 at Papaa, reports that ho has
planted the cassava cuttings ho re
ceived from tho county agent. IIo
says ho is going to make a much
larger planting of cassava later on.
Mr. Broadbent, of Lihue, will furnish
him with, the cuttings.
Tho rico plantation near Alexander
McBrydo's beach homo at Lawal, will
yield a good crop of Japan seed rico
this year. Thero aro about fifteen
acres under rice at this place. Ten
acres aro cultlveted by a group of
Chinese planters, and five acres aro
cultivated by a Japanese farmer. Tho
planting looks as "If It would yield
22 bags cleaned rice to tho acre. .
This is tho second crop raised on this
soil this year. Tho first crop did
A. R. GURREY IN HARNESS AGAIN
Owing to tho scarcity of mill labor,
Mr. A. R. Gurroy lias taken charge of
the Hawaiian Sugar Co's supply ware
house for the duration of the war or
until such time when tho plantation
Is able to get somo ono to fill the
Mr. Gurrey was for many years
secretary of the board of fire under
writers at Honolulu and retired three
years ago to tako a well deserved rest,
moving to Makawcll to live with his
son In law. Mr. Gurroy Is nn nrtest
of note and many of his paintings
may be found in- tho best homes In
As To the Kokeo Summer Camp
Mr. H. M. von Holt, member of
tho Forestry Board, when- on Kauai
last week, explained that tho Board
had been somewhat in tho dark in
regard to ho Pun ka PcloKokoe
situation; that thoy wero glad to bo
informed in regard to it, nnd were
appreciative of tho interest taken in
tho matter by the Kauai Chamber of
Ho stated that they woro now in
a position to deal with tho matter
intelligently, and had no doubt that
they could meet tho wishes of tho
TAKE DOWN OLD POSTERS
The Publicity Committee of
the United War Work Campaign
requests that all Fourth Liberty
mediately in order that an In
Loan posters be withdrawn lm
tirval may elapse before the
r.cw series appears.
W. Ebollng, Jr., has resigned his
position as night sugar boilor at