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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 15. NO. 10.
L1HUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. MARCH 11, 1919
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COP1
Deputy collector W. N. Ilanna and
F. C. Harper, of the Internal Rovenuo
ofTlco of Honolulu, aro on the Island
this week collecting the floor tax on
tobacco, cigars and cigarettes.
According to Deputy Harper, the
tlmo for filing income tax returns Is
extended to May 14th 1919. This year
tax payers will havo the privllage of
paying in four installments instead of
one. The first Installment will bo duo
at the time of filing returns, which
will be May 14th, the second is duo
June 15th, the third Sept. 15th and
the- fourth Dec. 15th.
The exemptions aro the same as
last year. A single man being exempt
up to $1,000 and married men to 2,000.
Additional exemption is allowed for
each dependent child or other person
physically unable to support them
selves, except the wife.
Tho rate is C per cent on the first
$4,000 over tho exemption, and 12 per
cent on tho balance, with an addition
al tax assessed on all incomes over
$5,000, making approximately three,
times as much taxes as last year for
the average tax payer.
Also under tho now revenue law,
which went into effect Feb. 5th this
year, a tax of $1.00 on each one thou
sand dollars of the fair value of the
capital stock of all corporations over
$5,000 will bo assessed, dating from
July 1st, 1918.
Additional taxes will bo assessed
against all pool parlors, bowling al
loys, theaters and all special tax pay
ers at 100 per cent increase over last
The regular mouthly business meet
ing of the Board of Supervisors of the
County of Kauai was held, as usual, at
its offlco in Lihuo on Wednesday, Mar.
5th, 1919, at 9:30 a. m. Present: H.
D. Wishard, chairman; T. Brandt, W.
D. McBryde, J. F. Bettencourt Jr., A.
After tho reading and approval of
the minutes of the last meeting, tho
Board, after examination, approved
tho several bills submitted against the
Salary County ltd. Sup. 250.00
Pay of Police:
County Bldg. Janitor Serv.
County Lot Bldg.
District Courts, etc:
Expenses of Witnesses
.Sam Mahelona 1,000.00
Attorney ' 20.00
Co. ltd. Sup. 155.00
License Collections 22.50
Registration of Automobiles
Janit. Serv. & Supplies
Itep. & Main. Sch. Bldgs.
Support of Prisoners
County Road Machinery
Road Tax Spec. Dep.
Mana New ltd. (P.I.F.)
Omao Road Contract
Oiling Roads (R.T.S.D.)
Road Tax Spec. Dep.
FOR THE FAIR
Mr. W. F. Sanborn, manager of
Princcville Plantation, who lias
recently been appointed Fair
Comniniissionor to representi
Kauai is anxious to have this is
land make a good showing at. the
next Territorial Fair which is to
be held from lune !Hh to 11th.
It is Mr. Sanborn's plan to have
the various homesteaders get to
gother and havo a collective exhibit
of some kind to show what can be pro
duced here. Mr. Sanborn says tho
main purpose is to show what wo aro
doing to support ourselves.
He also plans to have somo of the
plantations on tho island make exten
sive exhibits and he will soon make a
trip over tho island to interest plan
tation men In tho proposition.
Mr. Sanborn believes that the stock
men of tho island ought to show con
sideraby more interest in tho fair, and
no doubt they will produce some fine
Kauai made a poor showing at tho
fair last year compared with Maui,
and Commissioner Sanborn says wo
must rally for a good showing this
year's tax, dating from Juno 1st, 1919.
Two revenue agents from tho Hono
lulu office will be on Kauai somo time
in April to visit all central points and
prepare and assist tax payers in mak
ing their income tax returns.
Mr. Harper is also investigating
Home estate taxes while on tho island.
Ilesurf. Macadam 4 2,718.40
Oiling Hds. R.T.S.D.) 939.78
ltd. Tax Spec. Dep. 1,424.03
Wailua Brodge (P.I.F.) 109.20
ltd. Tax Spec. Dep. 1,915.00
Oiling ltoads 2,240.09
Itoads & Bridges 33G.45
The Financial Reports Nos. 229-
229b, for February were referred to
Mr. Brandt for recommendation while
reports Nos to for Janu
ary last; the Treasurer's Annual Re
port for 191S; and tho Report of tho
Treasurer of the Samuel Mahelona
Memorial Hospital for the year 191S
were approved upon the advise of the
committee, Mr. Brandt.
An application (P1G38) was received
from Sujira Kusaka of Lihue, an
honorably discharged soldier of tho
Hawaiian Infantry, for tho position of
clerk and janitor at present held by
Chris Holt, and by a vote tho same
was referred to the County Sheriff
with full power to act in tho premises
a petition irom Waimea, anu an
other from Kawaihau (P1G39) for an
increaso of the pay of road laborers
to $2.50 per day was received and up
on tho motion of Mr. Menefoglio
seconded by Mr. McBryde, considera
tion of tho matter was postponed to
a future meeting and pending tho
action of the present Legislature of
Hawaii on measures on tho same sub
ject introduced before It.
A request (P1G40) was received
from J. O. Warner, Superintendent of
the Y. M. C. A. Night School at Lihuo,
for the installation of electric lights
In a room of tho Lihue public school
and was granted upon motion of Mr.
McBryde seconded by Mr. Bettencourt
A roport (PIG 11) by J. II. Moragno
on behalf of tho Kauai Chamber of
Commerce in regard to establishing
a public summer camp in tho moun
tains of Waimea above tho Waimea
Canyon, was received and upon tho
motion of Mr. Brandt, seconded by
Mr. Bettencourt Jr., tho Board accept
ed tho report and heartily approved
tho plan of the Planters' Association
and tho Kauai Chambor of Commerce
to establish a County Park in tho Puu
kapelo region of Walmci to consist of
from 200 to 300 acres; and, further
authorized Mr. Moragno to go to Ho
nolulu and present this matter to tho
Honorable Legislature now in session,
tho Governor, and to tho Board of
Agriculture and Forestry, at tho samo
(Continued on Pago G)
To Raise Pay
Of Kauai Police
If tho measure introduced by Rep
resentative Werner, goes through, the
police of Kauai will get a raise in pay.
Tho schedule is as follows:
Captain of Police, District
of Lihuo $1,400 a year
Captain of Police, District
of Waimea 1,200 "
Captain of Police, District
Koloa 1,200 "
Captain of Police, District
of Kawaihau 1.200 "
Captain of Polico, District
of Hnnalel 1,200 "
Jailor, District of Lihuo.. 1,140 "
Jailor, District of Waimea
Jailor, District of Koloa.
Jailor, District of Kawai
What Lyman Would
Representative Henry Lyman of
Hawaii, chairman of tho House Com
mitteo on education, proposes to do
better for teachers to tho following
Primary grade teachers are to start
at $75 with a maximum of $80.
Grammar grade teachers to start
at $S5, to increase $5 a year up to
Tho principal of a one-room school
is to start at $90 with $5 for each ad
This, is about half the advance ask
ed by tho teachers.
A Sad Death at Koloa
Sunday morning Miss Mary Pearl
Guichard, teacher of tho primary
grade, at tho Koloa public school, suc
cumbed to the Spanish influenza at
her home in the school cottage, Koloa.
Miss Guichard was one of tho earl
iest victims of the disease in Koloa,
having it in a very light form, and hud
pretty well recovered when she had
a relapse, resulting from getting up
too soon, which rapidly developed Into
pneumonia, which carried her off in
spito of tho utmost efforts of tho doc
tor and her friends.
Instructions from her homo aro ex
pected by cablo today, as to what dis
position shall bo mado of tho remains.
Miss Guichard was about 29 years
of ago; came hero in September of
last year from Santa Cruz, where her
parents live, and was one of a largo
family of eleven children. She was
a very sweet and attractive little lady,
with an uncommonly fino disposition
who mado friends wherever sho went
and who was especially beloved by
tho children, who will bo very sincere
mourners, and will miss her very
DON'T STOP HALF WAY
We beg to call attention to tho long
list of incomplete naturalizations in
another column. It shows a very
slack and recreant spirit bordoring on
disloyalty, on the part of these candi
dates for citizenship, that they do not
come forward and complete their
naturalization. They should do so at
once and thus remove any question
as to their loyalty.
' V V V V V
Tho building recently occupied by
tho Kapaa Laundry has now been
opened as a Movio house.
A company is about to bo formed to
manufacture soda water. Tho Kawai
hau water being known to ho tho best
on tho Island, should bo a valuable
asset to the success of tho undertak
ing. Mr. E. M. Cheatham Is tho proud
possessor of a now Oldsmobllo.
A prominent visitor to Kauai last
weok was tho Rov. G. L. Morril (Go
Lightly Morrill as ho is affectionately
called) and wife, of Indianapolis, Ind.
L. L. Morrill, a brother, was also of j of dentistry. Among tho threo hun
tho party. I drcd and moro dentists who took tho
Tho Rev. Morrill is a noted lecturer j examinations, Dr. Chang was highly
and author and has been making u i complimented for putting in tho best
tour of tho islands. In tho two days J clinical work in tho practical oxaml
spent hero tho moro prominent sights nations.
of tho island were taken in from) Upon returning to Honolulu tho
Gomes' now Colo "Six" and tho party , young man also passed tho Torritor
woro dollghtcd with what they sawjial examinations in October,
in the short tlmo hero. j Dr. Chang expects to locato In Ho-
nolulu. At present ho is visiting his
Chas, Christian tuul Antono No-, parents and friends for a month or
brlga of Ilananiaiilu, nro flu victims,' so,
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Mr. A. Horner arrived by tho Kinau
A'lohala is to havo a pipe line, water
works and a pure water supply.
Mrs. E. A. Knudsen was among tho
arrivals by the Kinau this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Crawford of
Lihue, are visiting Honolulu this week.
Waller McBryde and Alexander Mc
Brydo were passengers for Honolulu
last Saturday evening.
H. S. Mead of tho Salvation Army
in Honolulu, Is at the Lihuo Hotel and
is a volunteer worker at the Armory
Mrs. C. E. Hoffeckcr, wlfo of Scrgt.
Hoffecker of tho Hospital Corps De
tachment in Lihuo, arrived on Friday
to bo with her husband.
Mr. A. Horner of the Hawaiian Can
neries, has been appointed a member
of tho Territorial Land Board in tho
place of A. II. Rico, resigned.
Capt. D. K. Hayselden of the 1st
Hawaiian Infantry, accompanied by
Mrs. Hayselden, paid a visit to their
homo in Makaweli last weok.
Mrs. Hazel Bennett, chief clerk at
draft headquarters, Honolulu, has
come to Kauai to supervise the seal
ing of the records of tho local draft
Albert K. Decker, tho Ford expert,
returned to Kauai this morning and
will resume his duties with tho Kapaa
Auto Service Company. Decker has
been serving with the Gth Aero Squad
ron. Tho long needed macadam road
from the Koloa Village to tho new
mill is promised by tho supervisors as
a tiling of tho near future. All things
como round to those who will but
Mrs. McGregor, tho community
nurse, and Mrs. J. R. Bergstrom, who
both volunteered nursing in tho Hos
pital ami Armory, respectively and
who both had an attack of the flu, aro
convalescing at tho Lihuo Hotel.
..Messrs. D. S. Truosdall, F. A. Bee
ton, A. Fritschi and F. II. Bailey of
tho Audit Company of Hawaii, Hono
lulu returned to town Saturday after
a strenuous two weeks on Kauai.
Mr. Whlttington, of the samo firm,
will return by tonight's Kinau.
KAUAI YOUNG MAN
RETURNS AS DENTIST
Among tho Kauai boys who havo
mado good as .students is Dr. San Yec
Chang, a Chinese youth of Hanapepo.
Dr. Chang returned home recently,
although ho came back to Honolulu
last summer from Chicago whore he
was attending school at tho North
western University, but as Undo Sam
was In need of men for tho service,
tho doctor enlisted in tho S. A. T. C.
at tho Collego of Hawaii.
As a student, Dr. Chang has made
a very splendid record. While a lad
under tho tutorship of Mr. H. II.
Brodic, ho won the first composition
contest offered by the Garden Island,
and ho was a winner in tho scholastic
contest on Kauai offered by tho Even
ing Bulletin. Later at Mills School ho
established a precedent at tho insti
tution by completing tho high school
course in thrco years.
While at Mills ho hold tho typewrit
ing and stenographic records for
speed and clllcicncy. He was first
prizo winner in tho Yale Essay con
test offered to high schools in Hawaii
on tho subject, "The Influence of Yale
Men Upon tho History of Hawal."
At tho annual Chinese Stndents Con-f3rc-uco
of college men and women at
Madison in 1917, Dr. Chang was again
first prizo winner in an essay conteSt,
winning a gold medal.
After receiving his degree in Juno,
Dr. Chang tarried in Chicago and
took tho annual dental examinations
of llm stntn nf Tlllnnla fnr thn nrnctlrr,
FLU SITUATION 10T
In somo respects tho Influenza situ
ation on Kauai has cleared up ma
terially, but on the whole It Is doubtful
whether we have passed the crest of
At Makaweli there is a decided im
provement; fewer cases and a relax
ation of tho type. The cases from
Camps 2 and 14 havo been mostly of
the virulent type, while those from
Camp 1, now tho main source whence
tho patients come, nro much milder.
Tho number of actual patients is re
duced down to 175 or ISO, all of which
aro being comfortably accommodated
in tho hospitals. A thirty foot ex
tension has-been added to each of the
big wards making them now 1U4 feet
long. There havo been 3fi deaths.
At Lihuo tho cases aro still on tho
Increaso a few more coming In every
day than aro dismissed, and one or
two now sections hlthortoo free are
affected, especially NawlliwIH. Alto
gether there aro about 200 cases In the
various hospitals, 70 in tho Lihuo lios-
pltal, 92 In tho Armory, and the bal
ance in tho convalescent homo.
There havo been In all about 500
cases; 300 of which havo been dismiss-
ed as cured. Tho Armory shows a 1
steady Increase, which means that
more men aro subject to the disease,
Things arc running smoothly and elfl-
cicntly thanks to tho increased rein- Isn't carrying any flu along with him.
forcemonts from Honolulu, and the i The Klpu school was closed on Mon
generous asslstanco rendered by tho day consequent on the discovery of a
local community. Tho surprising roc- case among tho ch'ldren coming from
ords of no deaths still holds good, in tho plantation camp.
UNANIMOUS FOR HORSE RAGES AT FAIR i
Honolulu, March (i Unani
mous approval of a horse-racing
program for the week of the Terri
torial Fair, in June, was register
ed at a meeting of t lie livestock
commute" f the Fair Commis
sion yesioro afternoon. Pres
ent were L. A. Henke, chairman;
Italph .1. liordcn, C. C. Pittam,
Dr. L. 10. Case, U. S. A., Dr. L. X.
Case, Uobert Horner and A. W.
Final discussion with reference
to a racing meet for the June Fair
brought out the unanimous allir
mative vote of the committee.
iKobcrt Homier, having been 'ap
pointed chairman of a commit tec
to take charge of the horse races,
stated that lie would speedily
name committeemen to work with
him for the success of the en tor
prise. Everybody present was of the
opinion that as much publicity as
was possible should be given the
races and the livestock features of
the Fivir in Mainland publi
cations, with a view. to interest
ing breeders and stockmen gener
ally, possibly drawing to the Is
lands numbers of interested men
in these particular lines. The
publicity department of the Fair
Commission, announced J. Walter
Doyle, executive secretary, will
from lime to time see that Main
land breeders' and stockniens'
publications and agricultural
magazines are supplied with in
structive and entertaining arti
cles having to do with the Fair.
Committeeman Horner stated
Jhat there had been a meeting of
polo and horse-racing enthusiasts,
and a tentative program li id been
d.sc ised S'oii.e iimiiHes from
the Mainland have been received,
as well as numerous applications
from the other islands for infor
mation concerning races and
The committee finally passed
on the rules anil regulations for
livestock exhibits, adding a new
class: for saddle horses, (leneral
discussion was given the housing
of stock at the big show, and
members of the committee are to
confer witli Chairman J. M.
Voting of the building committee.
iNPROVEQ AS YET
nplto of tho fact that one patient nt
tho Armory has lingered on tho verge
for tho last two or three weeks. In
spito of all predictions to the contrary
It looks as though he might pull
At Koloa there nro about 40 cases In
tho hospital and perhaps two dozen or
so outside, mainly at Kukulula. Tho
disease seems to havo been more viru
lent at Koloa than some of tho other
places, and there have been four
deaths, one. that of Mis3 Guichard,
primary teacher in tho public school,
has been particularly sad.
Wnlmen and Kekaha
At Waimea there is one case in tho
town and a few convalescent cases up
At Kekaha there are a good many
cases that aro diagnosed as infectious
colds not at all serious.
Kealla and Knpaa
These communities report nothing
serious enough to be classed as the
flu. and uro happy in their immunity
The region beyond Kealla, towards
Hanalei, proposes to retain their .pres-
cut Immunity from tho dlseaso by
moans of a quarantine guard, which
thoy have established near tho Koo-
lau school. They hold up every way-
farer there, and let him pass only
when it becomes quite evident that ho
in this regard.
This year the breeds will be
kepi separate in tho championship
division, animals competing in
their own classes, announces
Ralph J. JJorden, secretary of the
livestock committee and chairman
on (he livestock educational ex
hibit. Special Day For
j Floral Features
Three days have been set for
special exhibits in the plants and
(lowers divisions of the Terri
torial Fair: Tuesday, June 10,
will bo Hibiscus Day; Wednesday,
June 11, will be Flower Uaskel
Day, and Thursday, June 1:.', will
be Cut Flower Day. There will
be other days of the week of the
Fair on which special lioral feat
ures will be staged, but they will
be announced later.
Fair committeemen in charge
of the plants and llowers depart
ment held a meeting Wednesday
afternoon, Chairman Donald Me
Intyre presiding, others in at
lendance being Mrs. C. A. Ilico,
of Kauai, J. li. Higgins and David
Hughes. The three special days
above noted were arranged for,
Cnl Flower Day being set for
Thursday on request of James
Lindsay and other enthusiasts of
Maui, since the steamer Claudine
will on Thursday morning bring
their lloral exhibits fresh to the
The plants and llowers com
mittee have been meeting on Wed
nesdays. Yesterday they decided
to make Tuesday, at : o'clock,
thiHr time of meeting. Chairman
Mclntyre will appoint a commit
tee in regard to the proper plac
ing of exhibits. A circular, upon
which the committeemen have
been working, listing awards and
containing other information for
exhibitors, is now ready and will
lie distributed next week. It is
tho desire of the committee that
all who have any inquiries to
make will communicate with
Fair headquarters. A copy of the
circular will be sent, on applica
tion, to any address.