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Miss Elsie "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
ihtnlt a minute
Allofllif Red Croit War
Fund Kot for War Relief
ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 14. NO. 46.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COPY
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 19, 1918
OPENING OF THE
The Red Cross Shop opening last
Saturday was ono grand success, and
lully justincd tho ofTorts put forth by
thhard working committee.
When tho doors woro opened to
admit thd largo assemblage-of pros
pective buyers, tho placo had all tho
appearance of a well-stocked store.
There woro hats, shoes,, shirts, neck
ties, in fact almost any kind of wear
ing apparel that one could wish for,
pictures, paintings, hardware trinkets
of all kinds, nil neatly displayed.
The doors had not been opened long
before the big supply' began to bo
noticeably smaller. Women from tho
camps could bo seen coming out with
their arms piled high with all kinds of
Ono Portuguese woman came out
staggering under her great load and
was asked how much she paid for it.
She replied, with a satisfied smile,
that the whole outfit cost her ?1.15.
Tho buyers got a lot of useful arti
cles at extremely reasonable prices,
and the Shop netted $237.25. on of
about llvo hundred sales.
The .I-! 'tss fciicp workers val:.e
tho enthut-lasUi: !ielp given in i.il)-c
ii'.id Kol'.a, and i.' iro to tlm'ic li.c
ladies for tho second donation of gifts
that many havo already sent in.
Tho Shop desires to hold a Christ
mas salo if possible and sends out an
appeal for old toys and children's
books, etc. An appeal is also sent out
to the gentlemen of tho community to
to send In their old clothing, socks,
shoes, cravats, etc. They will all find
a ready sale.
yk Remember the fatherless child-
ren of Prance this cold winter
their broken homes and their
broken' hearted mothers.
Mrs. It. D. Moler.
A Cordial Invitation
The teachers of Kauai most cord
ially invite their friends all over tho
Island to attend the annual teachers'
convention at tho Tip Top, Llhuo, Nov.
29th at 0:30. They are confident that
it will bo an interesting and enjoy
VjIo occasion and they want to havo
their friends enjoy it with them, and
indeed all who in any way are in
terested in schools and school work.
Tho following message was receiv
ed last Thursday by Mrs. C. A. Rico,
chairman of tho Eastern section of
. tho Kauai branch of the Red Cross:
The war council of tho American
Red Cross orders all chapters to cease
immediately production of surgical
dressings. Continue all other activi
ties. Impress on workers tho need of
CARRYING ON in other lines. Dis
tress and readjustment in all coun
tries demand tho continued support
of tho Rod Cross.
As a campaign to raiso funds
for tho fatherless children of
Franco is soon to be waged, I
hope the people of Kauai will
como forward generously In its
A good many demands have
been made on all during these
i trying times, but with such a
" glorious conclusion to tho war
wo must not forget the duty wo
owe to tho herpes who gave their
lives in tho causo; and surely
thoro can bo no more fitting way
in which to express our apprecla
than in assisting to care for their
Hoping this appeal will bo met,
(Mrs) Louiso V. Baldwin.
UNITED WAR WORK DRIVE
9 Owing to some unavoidable delays
In outer districts the time has been
extended until Wednesday night. The
latest figures available give $293,000
as the present receipts, which Is, of
course, away over the quota for Ha
waii, But it Is confidently expected
that this will be swelled to $325,000,
so that we may run over by 50 per
The complete returns are not
available for Kauai, but it is assured
that we will make our Island .quota.
Llhue Is said to have done especially
COLONY ON KAUA
According to reports S. Kolllnof.of
Kapaa, is endeavoring to establish a
colony of Hawalians who will locate
on tho government lands soon to bo
opened on the upper Wailua river.
Kcliinoi is now in Honolulu working
up tho project. Tho Star-Bulletin of
yesterday hao tho following to say
regarding tho enterprise:
"In lino with the suggestion of Dele
gate J. K. Kalanlanolc, voiced In Ka
waiahao church yesterday morning,
that tho Hawalians return to the soil
and take a more activo part in tho
development of tho chief Industry, S.
Kcliinoi is already working hero on,
a plan to establish a colony of Ha
walians at, or near, Kcalla, Kauai,
with a view to eventually making
small1 cane growers out of them. Ho
reported this morning that his efforts
had been quito successful so far and
that ho would leave Thursday after
noon for homo quito well satisfied
with tho outlook.
"Tho Makco Sugar Co. has agreed to
employ tho Hawalians cutting cane at
?2 a day,, plus certain advantages,"
said Kcliinoi. "I plan to start them
at that work. Shortly thero will bo a
tract of land near tho upper reaches
of tho Wailua river opened up for
homcsteadlng and it is our idea to
establish tho Hawalians upon it to
raiso their own cane, which they will
sell to the plantation ns other settlers
in the same neighborhood are now
"Before coming over here I enlisted
about twenty-five Hawalians at Wai
mea to go in on tho proposition, and
In Honolulu I havo secured forty
more. It is my intention to raiso the
latter number to sixty, which will as
sure tho success of tho plan all tho
way through, as I feel certain of all
the volunteers we can make room for
once it is under way."
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I School Notes I
KAUAI HIGH SCHOOL W.S.S. Driva
Robert McCluskoy, Samuel Wilcox.
Homer Tracoy, Richard Rico.'Cath
Kenneth Korwin, Eileen Carter,
Percy Lydgato, - Henry Andermann,
William Andermann, Ralph Ander
mann, Ernest Wedcmoycr.
James Hogg, Waldcmar Hustacc,
Nina Kaulukou, Nanl Montgomery.
Total to date. .1,884.70.
Kalahoo School has forty boys who
havo signed up as "Victory Hoys,"
fifteen of them at $5.00 and the bal
ance nt $2.50. This money they will
earn, and they arc already about it,
in novel and original ways.
Tho Kalahoo School haa a gram
aphono hut it is very short of records.
Will not somo friend of the school
contribute to their need? Any that
you may havo grown tired of will bo
most welcome. Tho children arc
very fond of music.
By untiring effort tho following
have secured oiTicors' commissions in
tho Thrift Stamp campaign at the
Takejl Bctsul, Major; Tsurlnjo Murao,
Captain; Shizuijo Kurokawa, Cor
poral; Milo Molancon, Sergeant.
Thero was a case of typhoid recent
ly at Kalahoo School, in tho teachers'
cottage, which naturally alarmed
them, so they are all taking a scrum
treatment. Somo of them aro inclined
to wonder which is tho worst, tho di
sease or tho preventive treatment.
Tho school survey is actually com
ingthank tho Lord!. Now wo will
know where wo stand. Two educa
tional experts nro to como from Wash
ington to arrivo not later than Febru
ary. Tho prlvato schools aro to bo
Included in tho survey.
The total enrollment for the public
schools this year is about 4590, as
against 45C0 at tho closo of last year;
a gain of 30. Nino of tho schools havo
an eighth grado aggregating 115 as
against 75 last year. Thirteen schools
have a seventh grado aggregating 200
an against 175 last year.
Tho Blank Scrap Books for the
soldiers havo arrived and tho schools
aro frantically at work on them, and
more than over'aro scaring around for
material to put in them. Send thorn
your old magazines with Illustrations.
Do you know that thousands
upon thousands of tho llttlo child
ren of Franco havo lost their
fathers and aro In danger of starv-
lng to death, it tho pcoplo of
America do not como to their aid?
Ten cents feeds a child for a
wholo day; ?3G,50 foods ono for a
who!o year.. Dont you want to
savo a child for a year or a day or
week? Never was money placed
to a better investment than to
savo a futuro generation of our
wonderful alllo, France.
Cecillo l'Orango Knudseu
OF VICTORY DA!
Tuesday. Nov. 12, mny fairly bo
called Victory Day and a? such was
appropriately observed by the va
rious cominitoces all over the
island it leinn contended that this
would enable a larger proportion to
participate limn if the celebration
was localized at one central point.
At Waimea thero was a big pa
rade in the evening in which the
balvation Army band led the way
followed by a large llu.it suitably
decorated and filled to overflowing
with school children; this was fol
lowed by a lied Cross procession in
which thc members of that organi
zation niade an impressive and
artistic showing in their dainty
costumes. A Japanese lantern pro
cessing brought up the rear and
contributed very much to the
picturesque quality of the affair.
After parading the main streets
they drew up at tho court house
park for patriotic addrcsse.1;, fire
At Koloa there was a public
meeting on the common with sing
ing by the school children, athletic
and other games, with suitable
prizes followed by short addresses
in several languages.
In the evening there was a very
taking moving picture program in
the Kauai Railway warehouse near
the site of tho old mill. This was
crowded to overflowing with many
standing outside. This was a free
treat by the courtesy of the Koloa
At Hanapepe and Eleelo there
was a lantern pantile in the evening
starting from Hanapepe village and
making the round to lileele, Port
Allen, etc. A big lantern truck
led the way followed by a brilliant
array of individual lanterns, up
wards of 200.
At Lihue the mass meeting in the
afternoon was on the whole the
most successful thing of the kind
yet experienced. An hour in ad
vance of the time the scats were all
taken and when the exercises began
the place was crowded, there being
more people standing than sitting.
It is estimated that there were
over I!000 people.
The singing by the school chil
dren of popular patriotic songs was
crisp, facile and vigorous, showing
good training and excellent leader
ship. Mrs. V. H. tlrote, Jr.
handled the same with much skill
The brief address by Judge Dickey
was sane, sonsible and suggestive.
Th address of tho day by How A.
W. Palmer was clear-cut, vigorous,
temperate and eloquent, and re
ceived much well merited applause
at frequent intervals. Mr. II. D.
Wishard presided, as usual, very
A very effective feature of the
meeting was the advent of
the lied Cross in a body in uni
form. There were somewhat over
loO of them of various nationalities
and races and they made a very
At Lihue thero wa3 a big lantern
parade in tho evening mostly confined
to the public park. Soveral trucks
woro decorated and Illuminated for
tho occasion, ono of them represent
ing a Japanese battleship. A host of
Tho noiso commltteo which had
been parading an effigy of tho Kuiscr
hung from the tail of a truck during
tho afternoon, brought him to an in
glorious end in tho evening by setting
him afifo with tho aid of gasoline, and
thou blowing him to pieces at tho
mouth of a cannon, amid cheers of
rojoicing and derision.
Tho day was fittingly closed with a
danco in tho Armory which was great
ly enjoyed by tho happy crowd.
KILAUEA MUCH IN IT
Tho celebration at Kilauea was in
many ways tho most remarkable on
tho Island. Beginning Monday even
ing thoro was a big moving picture
show in tho hall, followed by n bonfiro
and the public burning of tho Kaiser.
On Tuosday thero was a big floral
parado headed by several lloats, ono
Monday afternoon Manjl Oyc and
John Ing, tho ono an employe of tho
Kauai Carago and tho other of the
Nawiliwili Oarage, were victims of a
very serious gunshot accident which
will lay them up for weeks.
They were out hunting at Nlumalu.
In passing the gun to Ing who was in
a tree, Oyc did so in such a way that
tho trigger struck a branch, tho gun
went off, and tho charge wont through
his arm which was extended over
his head, blowing tho arm fairly to
pieces, and then entered tho breast of
his comrade, somo of the shot landing
in his lungs. Ono of tho Chinese
fishermen near, hearing tho report
camo to their rescue and convoyed
them in a cart to the jail from whence
they were brought in an automobile
to tho doctor who gave them immedi
ate attention and who is hopeful in
regard to their recovery.
Doar People of Kauai:
After the glorious news wo arc
enjoying I hope you will Gladly re-
spend to our appeal to you during
tho coming campaign (following
tho present War Work drive) to
of France; and seize this oppor-
tunity of oxprcssing our apprecla-
tion of their gallant fathers who
At havo earned our respectful horn-
ago by tho sacrifice of their livo3
in behalf of tho world's honor.
Julia M. Senni.
DANCE AND SHOW POSTPONED
Tho show and danco that was to
bo givon at Waimea Hall for tho beni
fit of tho Kauai National Guard, has
bci'n postponed ono wook. This was
fuuuu necsssary lu cnldr to havo 'Mr.
Henry Vierra on tho program. Vicrra
is a clever amateur comedian of Ho
nolulu, and his act will add consider
ably to tho gayoty of tho occasion.
The new dato set for the cnterlinment
is Saturday evening, Dec. 7th.
K. Rociulahl, manager of the Mc
Brydo Sugar- Company's storo at
Eleelo, left for Honolulu last Satur
day evening to enjoy a hard earned
Senator Chas. A. Rico spent tho
latter part of last week with a hunt
ing party on Lanai. along with his
brother, Senator Harold Rico of Maui,
and several other prominent men of
Matii and Honolulu.
Walter and Alexander McBrydo
returned to Kauai last Tuesday morn
ing after an absenco of several
months. Tho McBrydo brothers havo
been on tho mainland whoro they
visited their mother and also attended
a family reunion.
LEST WE FORGET
Adopt a fatherless child of
Franco lost you forgot the glorl
ous soldiers who hold tho line,
and waited, oh! so patiently, for
America to come and make possi-
bio wo now celebrate.
M. W. Crawford.
In particular, representing a battle
ship, was very realistic. Tlicso floats
woro followed by a long string of
automobiles very effectively decorated
in flags and a wealth of natural
flowers. Tiiis proccss'on paraded tho
streets of Kilauea, and then went over
to Hanalci and waked tho patriotic
echoes of that (pilot community.
In tho evening thero was a lantern
parado In which over 500 colored
lanterns participated. After making
tho rounds tho crowd returned to tho
hall where thero was patriotic speech
es and most enthusiastic demonstra
tions of rejoicing and patriotism,
such as were displayed no whoro else
on tho Island perhaps. There were
over a thousand people thoro, and tho
great hall, which seats 000, was crowd
ed almost to sufflcatlou. After tho
demonstration was over tho whito
pcoplo adjourned to tho homo of tho
manager and closed the days exer
cises with a dance.
IS THIS THE TIME?
Tho meeting hold in Llhuo recently
by tho Japancso in rcsponso to tho
call of tho Wahiawa Voting Men's
Association was attended by about
fifty of tho leading Japancso of tho
Island, men of intelllgnoco. good sonso
and standing. Tho meeting was call
ed to consider tho fitness and wisdom
of instituting a campaign for higher
wages, especially on tho plantations.
As tho rosult of a very gonoral, and
very temperate discussion, tho gonoral
consensus of opinion was that this
was hardly the time to mako such a
demand, and any such move will
scarcely moon with any vory general
or enthusiastic cooporatlon.
E. W. Kopko of Kcalla, went to town
FOR THE FRENCH
Among tho numerous "French Or
phan" dinners givon last week were:
Mrs. S. W. Wilcox, hostess; Mrs.
R. L. Wilcox. Mrs. C. II. Wilcox, Mr.
C. II. Wilcox, Mro. G. P. Wilcox, Miss
Mclntyro, Mrs. H. D. Sloggett, Mr.
G. N. Wilcox and Mr. S. W. Wilcox,
Mrs. C. A. Rice, hostess; Mrs.
Swan. Mrs. E. N. Young, Mrs. J.
Young. Mrs. W. II. Rico, Jr., .Mrs.
Lydgato, Mrs. A. S. Wilcox, Mrs. Hogg,
Mrs. Wood, Mrs. Crawford, Mrs.
Broadbcnt. Mrs. R. L. Wilcox, Mrs.
Chas. Wilcox, Mrs. Moler, Mrs. Slog
gett. Mrs. S. W. Wilcox, Mrs. Mora
gno, Mrs. Gaylord Wilcox, Mrs. Scnnl,
and Miss Editli Rice, guests.
Mrs. Chas. H. Wilcox, hostess; Mr.
and Mrs. A. 1). Hills, Mr. and Mrs.
Crawford, Mrs. and Mrs. Wood. Mr.
and Mr3. Young, Mr. Wishard, Mr.
Dickey, Mr. Chas. Wilcox, Miss Mc
Intyre, and Mrs. Ralph Wilcox, guoats.
Mrs. E. F. Wood, hostess; Mr. and
Mrs. C. II. Wilcox, Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Henry Rico, Mr. and Mrs. Moragne,
Dr. and Mrs. Young, Mr. and Mrs.
Coney, Mr. and Mrs. Warner, Mr. E.
do Lacy, Mr. Dickey, Mr. F. Knudscn,
Mr. E. F. Young, Miss Jordan, Miss
castlcman, and Mrs. Kopko, guests.
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I Local News I
Gathered from here and there X
i tf t ! i t 1
Mrs. D. L. Larson and maid wont
to town on Saturday.
Aylmcr Robinson wont to town an
Saturday and relumed this morning.
A. Jacobs of the Kauai Trading Co.,
wont In tnwn nn Rnftirilriv nn n line!.
Mrs. W. A. Beer and two children,
of Port Alion, returned by the Kinatt
Senator C. A. Rico returned this
morning, having been to Maui and
Lanai as well as Honolulu.
Mr. E. C. Webster, president of the
KamohaniQlia Schools arrived th:s
morning and proceeded to Waimea.
G. W. King, deputy territorial audit
or, made a tour of tho Island'last week
in his official capacity, and found
everything quito In order.
D. P. True.jlaIo of tho Audit Co.,
Honolulu, arrivod by the Kinau thin
morning in tho interest of his firm.
Also D. K. Byora of the samo company.
John R. Borgstrom came down last
week hut returned Immediately to
securo tho necessary material to re
pair the Ti) Top mechanical orches
trion, and is now again on tho Island
to remain somo time.
Mrs. H. D. Sloggett of Hnmakua
poko, Maui, is making a visit to her
parents, Mr. and Mrs, S. W. Wilcox
on Grove Farm.
F. L. Roller, for many years section
luna on McBrydo Plantation, has
severed his connect'on witli that in
stitution and will make his residence
in Honolulu In the futuie.
Rev. J. P. lCrdm;n ' has buon on
Kauai a few days in the interest of
tho Hawaiian Board. Ho returns to
Honolulu proniHturely to make prepa
rations for taking tho duties of a
military chaplaincy" on tho nninland.
Tho Haona School, at Wainiha is
at length in operation under the
charge of Mr. P. Bauchnight recently
arrived from tho coast for that pur
pose. His wife will arrivo later.
Mrs. Th. Brandt of Waimea, left by
tho Kinau on Saturday to report at
Y. M. C. A. headquarters on tho coast
for war work service wherever and in
vvhatover capacity slio may be needed.
She has been expecting for somo timo
to bo called to Franco, but she Is
ready to go anywhere. Slio is un
commonly well equipped for such
service and will undoubtedly give ex
cellent satisfaction. She will bo
greatly missed in Waimea where she
has been an untiring as well as capa
As a sort of final victory celebration
tho peoplo of Waimea got together
last Saturday evening on a general
hi mi and entertainment. Mrs. Lucy
Wright was thu leading spirit of tho
affair, whilo Gay & Robinson con
tributcd a beef from their ranch.
After the hnu tho guests attended i'
show which was playing in Walrioi
Hall, anil later on in thu evening, the
floor was cleared for dancing. '1 ho
Kokaha Quintet furnished tho music
for tho danco. Tho colebiMtion can
t'nued till tho wee sni.i" hours.
e !-.VAfc i-i
Show our joy and thankfulnei-i
ovor peaco by doing all you can
for the Fronch wnr orphans.
Dr. James T. Wayson of Honolulu,
territorial sanitary export, arrived on
Kauai last Friday and has been look
ing into tho typhoid situation and tho
sanitary conditions of Kauai in gon
oral. Tho doctor expresses himself ns
highly; gratified with what ho has
soon nnd with tho exception of one
or two minor matters, thinks Kauai
ranks very high from a sanitarian's
In particular he commends the ex
cellent work of Frank U. Cook, sani
tary inspector for Kauai, saying, that
"In general too many Cooks spoil tho
broth, but in this Instinco. if Honolulu
only had more Cooks, that city wou'd
bo fortunate indeed."
Kauai's cleanliness the doctor as
cribes to tho meticulous care with
which Mr. Cook attends to his duties.
The doctor Is to take the matter ot
perfect sanitation up with the various
plantation managers and other powers
that bo, so that with closer co , ora
tion, Kauai may reach such perfection
as to bo deemed tho most sanitary
island in the group.
Tho doctor has the following to say
regarding tho typhoid situation in
and around Llhue:
"Tho sanitary condition in Llhuo
and surrounding district is in extreme
ly good shape. Tho proven cases ( f
typhoid fever are not of sufficient
number to causo any fear oT an epi
demic. Every community has a reslduil
number of typhoid and evidently tho
few cases so far under observation
are of this class as wo cannot trace
the source of infection to any ono
common source such ns tho milk or
water supply or food, unless tho latter
limited to ono or two peddlers who
.7vili"-tfti nrarouRhly examined by your
sanitary inspector, Mr. Cook, who will
take up these with our laboratory in
You havo a most Invaluable man
In your Sanitary Inspector Cook, and
as a community, should back him to
tho limit as that is the only way you
can keep your community as clean as
I now find it."
k Franco has undergone untold
hardships during tho past four
yoar3. Largo portions of her fair-
est. lands havo been desolated,
hundreds of thousands of her poo-
plo havo lost their lives and prop-
crty. Countless thousands of her
k children aro now fatherless and
without means ot support. Ilav-
ing been subjected to long con-
tinued hardships nnd privations
they nro undernourished and ill.
Homos, health, education, and
somo moans of happiness must bo
provided them. America owes
Franco a tremendous debt of grat-
itudo, and surely there can bo no
moro fitting way In which to ox-
press our appreciation than in as-
" sisting in tho caro of her children.
It is tho aim of the committee
to provide for 250,000 additional
French children during tho com-
ing year, and Hawaii must do her
share. Hero on Kauai a scries ot
entertainments aro planned, and
individual subscriptions aro to bo
solicited. I am certain that Kauai
as n whole will respond fully and
Mrs. E. N. Young.
Chairman Knuai Sub-Commlttco,
FRENCH ORPHANS ADOPTED
J. M. Lydgato undo n tour of tho
schools from Koloa to Eleelo on Mon
day and addressed them In rogard to
ttho Fatherless Children of Franco
campaign, emphasizing the great need,
and the obligation rusting on us to
respond to tho same. Ho suggested
that each school should ndopt ono
of thoso children, which would moan
only ton cents apiece from oaeh pupil
annually. The different schools re
ceived tho proposition with enthus
iasm nnd took Immediate moasurea
to carry It into exoct.
THE LAST DRAFT WILL NOT BE
W. H. Rico Jr., chairman ot tho
ocil draft hoird, received tho follow
n ; w.roless this morning, and regards
the bime with much satisfact'on
"Immediately discontinue classlfl.
eatlon and examinations of all persons
rerjistered pursuant to President's
proclamation of Or.tnh.r 7u ,..
those who registered on October 26th
or witicuiicr in tms Territory.