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LII1UE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1918
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Red Cross Workers
Tho Hanamaulu fled Cross hospital
bed shirt workers were tho guests of
Mrs. Charles Itlce at the movies last
Thursday -evening. Some weeks ago
fIrs. Moler and Mrs. Lydgate, In rec
ognition of tho help given the Red
Cross by the workers of Lihuo, gave
them a garden party, at tho, home
home of the former. This was so
appreciated by those who were fortu
nate enough to be present, that Mrs.
Rice decided to give tho Hanamaulu
workers a treat, and the movlo party
was tho happy result.
Tho night was a glorious one and,
as the pictures shown were unusually
Interesting and beautiful, Mrs. Rico's
sixty guests enjoyed every moment
of It. Tho Hanamaulu workers have
been and are of great service to tho
Ited Cross. They havo been for some
months turning out about two hundred
finished hospital bod shirts a month,
besides doing tho cutting out of tho
shirts for all of Lihuo District. This
work has been done under the super
vision of Mrs. Mesick and Mrs. Christ
ian. The Red Cross Shop
It Is tho Holjday Season with the
Ited Cross Shop, as with other stores
even moro so. At the last sale the
sales-room was fairly over run with
an eager crowd of purchasers, and
about ICO baskets of homc-mado
candy wero sold, also many dolls and
There -will be another sale of candy
and toys on Saturday tho 21st. This
will be the last salo of the season as
the shop will bo closed for tho holi
days, during two weeks from Dec. 23
to Jau 8. Business will be resumed
with a sale on Jan. 8, 1919.
Recent sales havo been, Dec. 11,
1GC sales, $09.75; Doc. 14, 374 sales,
Again the management begs to
thank tho friends and patrons of tho
shop for their cordial and generous
support and to request a continuance
of the same.
THE PLANTATION BONUS
The final installment of tho plan
tation bonus has just been paid,
amounting to 37 percent of tho
wages, and a great deal of money is
now in circulation. This bonus is
really duo the first of November,
but to rcliovo tho strain on tho money
supply in tho Territory it has been
spread all over tho two months of
November and December; some plan
tations paying in he former, and
somo in tho latter month.
Next yoar tho bonus will bo 90 per
cent of tho wages, 50 percent of which
will bo paid from month to month,
and tho balance ut the closo of tho
Tho Lihuo Union Church devoted
tho sorvlco on Sunday to Armenian
and Syrian Relief at which n special
collection was taken which gavo $32.50
with others to bo heard from. A simi
lar service at Koloa gavo $0.40.
Similar collections will bo taken up
this coming Sunday in tho Hawaiian
and other churches. Tho destitution
and suffering of tho Armenians por
haps exceeds that of any country in
tho world, tho result of tho inhuman
brutalities of tho Turks. Four hun
dred thousand orphans aro In a con
dition of tho bitterest need and must
dio of starvation and exposure this
winter If not helped. Any contribu
tion great or small may bo sent to
J, M. Lydgato who will transmit same
to tho relief headquarters in Now York,
Patriotic Day for
The December meeting of tho Moki
hana Club was held laBt Wednesday
afternoon and was well attended. Mrs.
Crawford read a very Interesting let
ter from Miss Ethel Damon, describ
ing conditions under which she and
Miss Wilcox aro working in Franco.
Tho secretary announced tho rccolpt
of the club's certificate of membership
in tho Gcnoral Federation of Women's
Clubs. After somo minor business
had been disposed of tho literary pro
gram was taken up and was as fol
Victory Songs, by all:
"Joan of Arc"
"Pack Up Your Troubles"
Recitation : "The Kneeling Children
of Franco", Miss Sidlowsky.
High School Quintette: "Stars of
the Summer Night"; . "America, the
Recitation: "The Deathbed of Dene-
diet Arnold," Miss Baumgartner.
Lihuo School Sextette: Liberty
Recitation: "Tho Bayonet," Percy
Solo: "There's a Happy Tlmo Com
ing," Mrs. W. H. Rice, Jr.
Victory Songs, by all:
"Keep the Homo Fires Burning"
"There's a Long, Long Trail"
"Tho Battle Hymn of the Repub
lic" "Tho Star Spangled Banner."
Informal music was rendered as a
piano solo by Miss Margaret Pah On,
while tho club members and their
guests enjoyed tho delicious hot choc
olate that was served by the hos
tesses, Mrs. Moler, Mrs. Hogg and
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..Mr. Eugene K. Aiu, an attorney of
Honolulu, is established with M. S.
Henriques, at Kapaa, where ho will
bo ready to serve all Kauai people
In his professional capacity.
M. S. Henriques, attorney at Kapaa,
has been appointed Second District
Magistrate of Kawalhau, by the Gov
ernor of tho Territory, on tho 14th
day of November.
Heavy wind and rain at Kapaa
caused considerable damago to home
To date there are nine candidates
for tho office of Supervisor from Ka
walhau, as follows: Geo. Ewaliko,
Solomon Kaialoa, J. F. Bettencourt,
Jr., Fred Mendes, Eddie Scharch, Fred
Tracy, Republicmis, and S. E. Lucas,
Joe Correa, of Kapaa, will run for
tho office of Sheriff, on tho Demo
Thomas Cunningham, of Kapaa, will
run for tho office of County Treasurer.
Rough weather at Kealla last
Thursday caused tho loss of 25 co Is
of steel wire, when a small boat from
tho Walalelo capsized in tho gale. It
is probable that tho wire will bo re
covered during calm weather.
A POSTAL REGULATION
Tho Lihuo post master has posted
a notice to tho effect that hereafter,
until tho first of January, money
orders will not bo issued on tho regu
lar steamer days, Tuesday and Satur
day. Tho office has been driven to
this measuro by tho largely increased
amount of mall to bo handled during
the holiday season, and tho Inadequate
force to do the work.
Tho Lihuo Red Cross work rooms
will bo closed for two weeks during
tho Christmas holidays. This vaca.
tlon will begin on Monday, December
23rd and tho rooms will open again on
Monday, January Cth, 1919.
GRACE KING RICE.
Mrs. Carl A. Nelson of Grovo Farm,
entertained n number of frlonds at
cards and dancing last Saturday even
Tho Board of Supervisor of tho
County of Kauai held It regular an
nual meeting for the purpoao of pre
paring n budget or cstlnmto of ex
penditures for notaries and pay-rolU,
nud for public Improvement for tho
next ensuing fiscal period or tho year
1919, and for tho transaction of other
business at Us olflco on Monday, Dec.
10th, 1918, at 9:30 o'clock A. M.
Present: II. D. Wlshard, chairman;
T. Brandt, W. D. Mcllrydo. J. F. Bet
toncourc Jr., A. Monofogllo.
Tho minutes of tho Inst meeting
wero read and tho namo, na read,
Tho Board, after examination, appro
ed the few demands submitted to bo
paid out of tho following appropria
tions: Expenses of Election .71
Incidentals Supervisors 4.00
Official Bond Premiums 29.00
Fuln. & Fix. 15.30
Jan. Serv. & Sup. .00
New Sch. Bldgs. 7.02 22.92
Support of Prisoners
Oiling Rds. Koloa 1,577.77
Belgian Garden Party
Is A Grand Success
A very successful garden party wiib
given by Mrs. E. S. Swan on Satur
day afternoon in tho interest b.t thr
Belgian orphans. Fortunatoly tho
weather was fino and tho setting was
very plcturesquo under tho great
wldo.spreadlng trees. Various vory
pretty Belgian favors, brooches, pins,
colors, post cards, etc., wore sold at
reasonable prices, as well as dainty
boquets of flowers. A beautiful Cana
dian oil painting was rallied and
brought in $100. It wont to Miss
There was n very gracoful dancing
on tho lawn executed by Miss Cather
ine Conoy and Miss Thelma Hopper.
Delicious refreshments wero served.
A largo contingent was present
from the Kauhumanu Society In their
black dresses with yellow lels and
badges which mado a vory pleasing
contrast with tho light dresses of
their falror sisters. The affair netted
$300 for the worthy causo.
A Plantation Day Nursery
Grove Farm Plantation has a well
appointed day nursery in successful
operation at Puhi, on tho Koloa road,
where eight or ten Httlo Japanese
tot3 aro being cared for while their
respectivo mothers, caro free, aro at
work In tho fields. Tho children aro
delivered over to tho nursery In tho
morning when tho mothers go out to
work at 5 o'clock or so, and remain
there until their return at tho closo
of work in tho afternoon. With each
child a suitable lunch is left; and
they seem to bo as happy and content
ed as a lot of kittens, in tho caro of
a motherly Japanese matron who has
children of her own and knows how
to interest them and keep them
straight. Tho nursery is a flno, com
modious and comfortablo building,
with plenty of light and air, clean and
sanitary; and tho surroundings are at
tractive, and will be moro so as soon
as tho grass grows on tho lawn. This
is commendablo philanthropy, and
probably also good business. Other
plantations pleaso copy!
Word has been received of tho
death in Berkeley, Cal., of Mrs. Eliza
beth Derby, mother of Dr. Derby, tho
dentist. Mrs. Derby was about 70
years old and lived hero with her boii
two or threo years ago.
Mrs. Sexton, with her two Httlo
boys leaves today for hor homo In
Rds. & Ildgs. Koloa 33.90 1,011.07
Wnilua Bdgfl. (P.I.F.)
Oil. Rds. Hanalcl
Rds. & Bdgs. Hanalcl
Tho Board, after having carefully
considered the matter, by unanimous
voto npproved tho following cstlmato
of expenditures for tho year 1919,
Incidentals Supervisors 250.00
Mileage Supervisors 2G0.00
Incidentals Attorney 200.00
Llccnso Collections 450.00
Expcnsos Liquor Licenses 100.00
Expenses of Election 1,600.00
Discount & Intorcst 1,000.00
District Pounds 25.00
Exp. Auditing Co. Books 200.00
Furn. & Office Supplies 300.00
Light. Pub. Grds. & Parks 50.00
Official Bond Promlum S00.00
Weights & Measures 100.00
(Continued on page 8)
Of Red Cross
Tho nnnual meeting of tho Kauai
Branch of tho Hawaiian Chapter of
tho American Red Cross was held at
tho Armory, Llhuc, on Saturday.
Owing to nn unfortunato misunder
standing lu regard to the hour of the
mooting there was not as largo an at
tendance an there otherwise would
have been. The treasurer's report for
tho year waB read anil approved. Hon.
Lylo A. Dickey waa duly elected chair
man In placo of W. D. Mcllrydo. retir
ing, and tho following ladles wero
elected to constltuto the executive
commlttco: Mrs. C. A. Rico, Lihuo;
Mrs. Wm. Danford, Koknha, Mrs. Son
nl, Kealla; Mrs. B. D. Baldwin, Mnka
well; and Mrs. G. B. Tuttlo, Walmen.
A session of tho executive commit
too followed Immediately after tho
gcnoral meeting In which Mr. J. K.
Farley was" appointed Treasurer and
Mr. II. D. Wlshard. Auditor.
After tho meeting adjourned it was
learned that Mr. Farloy could not
servo and Mr. E. S. Swnn was appoint
ed lu his stead.
Thoso who aro most deeply inter
ested In tho Red Cross as well as
thoso who aro best fUtcd to know, nro
very much pleased with tho election
of Judge Dickey and nro abundantly
satisfied that ho will mako good in a
very efficient and successful way.
Elsewhere throughout tho country
a Red Cross Membership Drivo is now
on. Because of tho lack of ndvanco
information in regard to tho samo
and of tho necessary paraphornalla,
buttons, badges, receipt blanks, etc.,
for tho proper conduct of it, it has
been decided to postpone the drive
here on Kauai until sometime early
This will bo strictly a membership
campaign, to secure renewals and ox
tensions. SCHOOL STAMP DRIVE
Colonels: Henry Da Vlco, Angclo
Lieutenants: Manuel Costn, Mary
Sergeants: Matsuro Gotanda, An
drew Fcllezs, Robert Mnnthcl,
Amount sold In Dec. $130.37
Total sales 278.37
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Gathered from here and there
Paul Rice Is homo for tho Holidays.
Cedric and Paul Baldwin aro homo
from school for the Holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Cockett returned
from town by tho Klnau this morning.
Sanford Dever'lll, who has been at
the A. M. A. school, is home for a few
Tho Sanborn children aro homo
from school for tho Christmas vaca
tion. Dora Broadbont and Josephine
Moragno aro homo from Punahou for
E. A. Knudscn of Kekaha, was a
mong tho passengers arriving by tho
Klnau Friday morning.
" Mrs. Hanchett and child arrived by
tho Klnau this morning. Sho will
visit In Walmca.
W. C. Kennedy of Lewers & Cooks.
Ltd., Is on tho Island in the Interest of
D. B. McConachio of the Schuman
Carrlago Co., la on Kauai In tho in
terest of his firm.
Mrs. A. H. Rico and children ar
rived by tho Klnau this morning on
a visit to her former homo.
Mrs. R. N. Oliver. Is back on Kauai
among hor many friends. Sho arrived
Mrs. E. W. Kopko of Kealla, enter
tained somo of the Kealla school tea
chers at her home last Friday evening.
Nelson Young Is at homo again
after his first term of boarding school.
He appreciates homo moro than ever
J. R. Bergstrom, long awaited by
many ailing pianos and other musical
instruments, arrived this morning, and
will restore harmony In many homes.
Mrs. Dr. Sexton ) Hilo, arrived nn
Friday. She has been at the coast
somo time for her health, leaving
her children with her sister, Mrs. R.
Mortimer and Homer Lydgate aro
homo for their Christmas vacation.
Thoy aro accompanied by Robert
Neill Moler returned by tho Klnau
on Friday morning to enjoy his va
cation at home. He is pretty well re
covered from his foot.ball accident.
Mrs. A. Grandhomme, of Hanamau
lu, has rccolvcd the sad news of tho
death of hor mother In Gormany.
Tho announcement camo from Mrs.
Grandhommo'a youngest brother, who
had been, until recently, a prisoner
of war since 1914. Tho death occur
red last May, but owing to tho un
settled conditions prevailing in Cen
tral Europe, sho received no word of
it until last Tuesday.
Word has been rocolvod from
Bishop Imamura, of the Buddhist
Mission in Honolulu, that tho Bud
dhists havo raised over $3000 for tho
Belgian Relief fund and havo adopted
thirty Belgian babies.
A cable message received In Hono
lulu from Capt. Philip. L. Rice, states
that ho lias received his honorable dis
charge from tho army, Capt. and Mrs.
Rico will visit friends In San Diego
until Fobruary, when thoy oxpect to
return to tholr homo In Lihuo.
Chamber of Commerce
The regular meeting of tho Chamber
of Commcrco will bo hold in tho Wal
mca Court House on Thursday next.
As largo a meeting as posslblo Is re
quested as several matters of Import
ance will como up for consideration
and action. Among them will bo tho
Puu Ka Pelo-Kokco Summer Camp
project to which tho special commlttco
has glvou a good deal of tlmo and
study, so that It Is now ready with
carofully formulated plans of action.
Tho committee on sugar growing
contracts will also bo on hand with
somo lutorosting discoveries as to tho
There Ih every prospect that It will
bo a good, llvo mooting. ono which
should not bo mUsed.
Senator and Mrs. Conoy entertained
a few of tho Lihuo school teachers
lust Wednesday evening at a ploasaut
dinner at tholr homo in Nlumalu.Mr.
Frod Carlur of Honolulu, was the
gilost of honor.
for the Season
At a mooting held In 1 thuo laBt
Sunday a Mld.W inter Base Ball
League was organized witn Johnnie
Fernandez ns president, and Alox. K.
Aklta, secretary. The following teams
Lihuo Juniors, Frank Fernandez,
captain; Grovo Farm, Man'l Fernan
dez, captain; ICipaa, Man'l Tarvcs,
captain; All FHJplnos, B. Viclnte,
Tho opening gamo will bo between
tho Llhue Juniors and Grovo Farm at
Lihuo Park next Sunday, at 1:30 p. m.
Thco. II. Davies has offered a largo
silver cup for tho championship.
Frank Fernandez says that with
Alex. K. Aklta, Manl. Pcreira and Tal
as pitchers his teuii is bound to get
the cup. Manuel Fernandez says his
team is suro to get tho championship.
There will bo a gamo every Sunday
at Llhue Park and tho fans will wit
ness somo real exciting games. Follow
ing is the schedule:
Dec. 22 Lihuo Juniors vs. Grove
Farm at Lihuc.
All Filipinos vs. Kapaa, ut
Doc. 29 Lihuo Juniors vs. All Fili
pinos, at Llhue.
Jan. 5 Kapaa vs. Grove Farm, at
Jan. 12 Llhue Juniors vs. Kapaa,
Jan. 19 Grove Farm vs. All Fili
pinos, nt Lihuo.
The second series will be tho same
as tho first.
THE KIPU CHILDREN
The Lihuc Union Church gave a
Christmas show for tho Aakukul and
KIpu Sunday Schools, tho Hulola pub
lic school, and the general public of
that neighborhood, Friday ovenlng.
By special arrangement the entertain
ment waa given in ono of tho now
school buildings, a fine auditorium,
which harrdly has its equal on tho
Island. The show consisted of a
shadow pantomime, "In a Country
Hotel," "The Miser's Dinner,' an act
lng pantomime, Christmas recitations
and singing by the Hulcla school child
ren, recitations by Percy Lydgato, In
character, and a tableau presentation
of tho Christmas story; all of which
was joyously received by tho children.
Then followed n distribution of soda
water and Christmas bags, much to
the delight of the audlcnco. Spon
taneously, at tho end, tho children
burst into patriotic song and rendered
tho popular war songs with wonderful
snap and vigor fairly "raised tho
root" with such vehement singing as
ono seldom hears even those days of
mob singing. And thoy wero mostly
Japanese, too. There wero about 150
present, mostly children, and they will
remember tho occasion for a long
Thanks are duo tho supervisors for
tho courtesy of the school building.
RED CROSS OUTPUT FOR MONTH
Tho November report of work com
pleted by tho Eastern Section of tho
Kauai Branch, Hawaiian Chapter
American Red Cross (Units from
Koloa to Hacna) Is as follows:
10 Regulation Packing
Cases $ 50.00
14,503 Gauzo Wipes, 4x4 725.15
932 Bed Shirts 1,258.20
1,107 Handkerchiefs 55.35
47 Wash Cloths, Knitted 7.05
131 Sweaters, Knitted G55.00
215 Pr Sox, Knitted 430.00
17 Pr. Wrlstlots, Knitted 12.75
190 Registered Workers.
GRACE KING RICE.
(Mrs. Chas. A. Rico)
Vlco Chairman K.B.H.CiA.R.C.
: n :
Frank V. Medelros, section luna for
MuBrydo Sugar Company, Is having
n now stone house erected on his lot