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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 15. NO. 21.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. MAY 27, 1919
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KAUAI 10 HAVE
, LEAGUE BASEBALL
The chances are batter than oven
that Kauai will bo having league base
ball in the near future. President B.
D. Baldwin, of the Kauai Athletic As
sociation, says it is time wo had some
organized baseball and accordingly
has issued a call for a meeting to bo
held at the County Building next Fri
day afemoon at 3 o'clock, for the pur
pose of organizing a league. It is es
pecially requested that all plantation
managers bo present, but every one
interested is cordially invited.
Now that the boys are back from
military service, there is no reason
why wo should not enjoy some first
class ball, such as we had boforo this
war. There are any number of high
class players on the island and it will
bo no trouble at all to form a league
of four or five teams.
Llhuo can bo counted upon to enter
a team, so will the old stand-bys, Ma
kawell and McBrydc. Manager Lar
son, of Kilauea, Is enthusiastic over
the prospect and will undoubtedly of
fer a team. Manager Molters, of Kea
lla, is a rapid fan and can be counted
on to do all in his power to boost tho
game. Tho Lihue team will have a
good friend in Manager Moler, who.
when he was at McBryde, was the man
responsible for that excellent team.
Sings at Waimea
On Saturday evening, May twenty
fouth Miss Center gave her much an
ticipated concert at the Waimea Hall,
fulfilling every expectation that had
been aroused. She delighted her au
dience with her beautiful voice and
charming personality, and' in response
to enthusiastic applause gave several
lovely encore songs. Mrs. Robinson's
and Mr. Horner's playing was also
much enjoyed. Lieutenant B. A. An
derson was unable to speak on ac
count of illness, but will probably
speak at the Waimea Hall on Wednes
day evening. Tho stage was decorat
ed with graceful sprays of pink shower
ferns, and chrysanthemums. Mrs.
Grote accompanied Miss Center with
her usual excellence.
The program was as follows:
1. Aria and Scene from "Manon"
Massenet Peggy Center
2. a. Marzurka Chopin
b. Romance Rubinstein
Albert Horner, Jr.
3. a. Tho Lass with tho Delicate
b. One Spring Morning. .. .Nevin
4. a. Chasou Indone Rlmsky-
b. Ouoretes Yuex Blens Mas
senet Peggy Center
5. Fantaslo in F Minor Chopin
Mrs. Sinclair Robinson
G. Le Saran Rose Ardlti
The Lihue Concert
On Friday evening, May thirthleth,
Miss Peggy Center will give her Li
hue concert. Lihue people have been
looking forward to this event with
great enthusiasm, and a large au
dience Is expected. Mrs. William
Grotb will accompany Miss Center,
and Mrs. Sinclair Robinson and Mr.
Albert Horner, Jr. will glvo piano
solos on tho program. Lieutenant
Alexander Anderson will tell about
his war experiences and his thrilling
escape through Belgium Into Holland
from a Qermun prison.
Tickets for this concert, Friday
evening, May thirthleth, at eight
o'clock, at the Tip Top Theatre may
be obtained from Miss Edith Rice, or
at the door that night. Prices are
two dollars for reserved seat tickets,
and one dollar geuoral admission.
MISS RUTH ANDERSON
Miss Ruth Anderson, who accom
panied her brother, Lieut. Anderson,
to Kauai last Friday, suffered an acute
attack of appendicitis last Saturday
and was operated on at Lihue Hospi
tal that afternoon by F. L. Putman
assisted by Dr. Young. Tho patient
is reported as doing splendidly. .
Mendes Demands Recount
Tho very lose contest botwoon Bet
tencourt and Mendes for tho office of
Supervisor for Kawalhau promises to
run to a second and even more ex
citing chapter. Mendes claims that
through carelessness or crookedness
he has been defrauded of certain
votes which properly belonged to him
and which would glvo him tho advan
tage over his rival, and accordingly
he demands an official recount.
It appears that contrary to tho
usual custom, tho official count was
conducted with undue haste, so that it
would have been very easy to makes
a slip of a voto or two. Altogether
there wero eighteen candidates run
ning for tho various offenses, so that
tho official record sheet was neces
sarily a large one and In tallying the
returns it would bo necessary to
jump from place to place on this
sheet with the chance, If It wero done
hurriedly, that mistakes might be
made. That it was dono hurriedly
is testified to by disinterested ob
servers. One such, who attempted
to tally the returns as called off by
tho chairman of the local election
board, found that tho calling off was
too speedy for him, yet he is recog
nized as an expert in those matters.
There are also two votes which
were thrown out by tho inspectors
of election because of irregularity of
Attorney P. L. Rice is taking up
the matter in the Interest of Mendes
and has gone to town on the case.
In the meantime tho bunch of pos
sibilities in tho way of votes cast in
tho case, are quietly reposing in a
sealed official bag in the county clerks
J j $ J
The big game of the season took
place at Eleele Sunday afternoon
when McBrydo defeated Lihue out of
sight. 9 runs to 3. The special fea
ture of tho game was tho wonderfully
clever base run of Edward Wataso.
Thero were some 1200 fans in atten
dance and they fairly went wild with
Tho game at Makaweli was a very
spirited one resulting In 8 runs for
Makaweli against C for Koloa.
Mrs. Rae and child departed for the
Coast by way of NawlliwIH to Hono
lulu on Tuesday last.
Mrs. -F. A. Alexander left for Hono
lulu by the Kinau last Saturday.
Mr. D. Lyons is the proud possessor
of a 1910 Bulck.
Mr. H. H. Brodle has recently pur
chased a Briscoe car.
McBrydo Sugar Co., under the
supervision of J. C. Moura, have erect
ed a large electric driven rice mill at
Hanapepe. This mill will be able to
handle all tho rice grown in the Ha
napepe valley. Under a new process,
the chaff, which has heretofore been
worthless, will bo made into a fodder
suitable for hogs and hordes.
McBrydo plantation aught to be suc
cessful. They have Jesus and Moses
Caesar as locomotive drivers. Adam
and Paul as cane weighers and Abra
ham and David working in tho sugar
REPORT OF WESTERN UNIT
Tho Western Kauai Branch Is still
doing good work for tho American
Red Cross. i
Two boxes wero shipped by Satur
day's "Kinau" containing:
70 Baby Caps
7 Prs. Wristlets
4 Meu'3 Caps
17 Prs. Socks
1140 Handerchiefs besides somo ref
Mrs. William Danford the' vice chair
man has decided to closo tho working
units until Fall.
A meeting of the Kauai Athletic
Association Baseball Leaguo will bo
held In tho District Court Room of tho '
County Building, Llhuo Friday (May
30th) at 3 o'clock p. m. Tho purpose
of this meeting is to mako arrange
ments for organizing teams, appoint-:
ing committees, etc., in preparation
for a series of league games to be '
played on Kauai this soason.
All members of this association and
those interested, are requested to bo
B. D. BALDWIN.
Pres. K. A. A
The regular monthly business meet-) the signing and printing of the Pro
ing of the Board of Supervisors of the ciumatton of tho County General Elcc
County of Kauai was held, as usual,' tfon to be held in June next was re
nt its ofllco on Wednesday, May 7th,
1910, at 9:30 a. in.
Present: H. D. Wishard, chair
man J T. Brandt, W. D. McBryde, J.
F. Bettencourt, Jr., A. Mencfogllo.
Owing to the absence of County
Clerk Knneakua in Honolulu on Coun
ty and government business, Mr.
Henry W. Waiau, assisant to tho
county clerk, with leavo of tho Board
acted as clerk.
The minutes of tho last meeting
wero road and approved.
A statement (P 1G55) from the Audi
tor showing appropriations required
for tho two months to Juno 30th next
was submitted but action was deferred
to bo taken up later in tho day.
The Board after having examined
the several bills submitted, approved
tho said bills against the following ap
Salary County Rd Supervisor $ 250.00
Pay of Police:
County Bldg. Janitor's Serv.
County Lot & Building
District Court & Jail:
Expenses Auditing Books of
Expenses of Election
Expenses of Witnesses
Makeo Sugar Co. 50.00
Sam Mahclona Memo
County Clerk 30.15
Co. Rd. Supervisor 2G2.82
Official Bond Premium
Registration of Automobiles
Janitor Service' & School
Ropairs & Maint. Sch. Bldgs.
& Grounds 1.2G0.G7 1.31S.53
Support & Maint. of Prisoners 337.97
County Road Machinery
(R. T. S. D. 494.40
Rd. Tax Spec. Dep. 2,133.82 2.G28.22
Macadamizing Waimea (P.I.F.) 405.G0
Lawai Road Contract 732.GG
Omao Road Contract 75.70
. Oiling Roads 22G.40
Rosds .t Bridges 1,155.85 2.190.G1
Uesurf. Koloa Macad. (P.I.F.) 3,703.39
Oiling Roads 107.42
Roads & Bridges 1.G44.95 1,742.37
Wailua Bridge (P.I.F.)
Apopo Road Contract 4G3.35 I
Kanaelo Rd Contract 654.38 j
Roads & Bridges 1.953.20 2.970.93,
Roads & Bridges
A communication (P 1G5G) dated i principal of tho Anahola public school,
Honolulu May 6th, 1919 from County for the construction of a now teach
Clerk Kancakua relative to tho con j ers' cottage, was received and placed
structlon of election booths for tho on filo to be considered later,
use of tho County of Kauai at tho A request (P. 1GG4) from J. L.
Military Posts In Honolulu on May Iljorth, district magistrate of Lihuo
17Inst. Primary Election day, also to (Continued on J'ago 4)
ceived. Tho Proclamation was sign
ed by the individual members of tho
Board and the chairman by an unani
mous vote of the Board, was given
full authority to take up with tho
county clerk upon tho latter's return,
tho matter of constructing election
booths for the Kauai County at the
Military Po3ls, Honolulu.
A request (P 1C57) from Miss Helen
G. Fisher of Lihuo for a permission to
ubo the Kauai High School building
every Monday and Friday evening for
her night school was received and the
samo granted upon tho motion of Mr.
McBrydc seconded by Mr. Brandt.
A letter (P 1G58) from the Moki
haua Club Health committee for the
Improvement of our school conditions,
particularly tho Lihue school and
teachers cottages, also kitchens for
Lihue and Hanamaulu schools, was
received and action thereon was de
ferred until 1:30 in the afternoon,
hereby allowing the Mokihana Health
committee an opportunity to be heard
by the Board.
Petitions (P 1G59) three in all, for
increase of the pay of Henry K. Holi,
M. Hamauku, and Hose M. Castro,
roadlunas for Lihue, Koloa and Ka-
waihau, respectively, wero received
and upon the motion of Mr. McBryde
soconded by Mr. Bettencourt Jr.. the
Board allowed an increase of the road
lunas' pay to twenty per cent. (20 per
cent) to begin from tho present mouth.
Mr. Mcnefoglio to avoid any mis
take that may arise moved that It be
understood that the increase of tho
laborers' pay by the Board at Its last
April regular business meeting, was
made upon tho same basis us that of
t'-.r- roadlunas' pay just raised.
Mr. Moragiio, County Road Super
visor, requested an increase of his
pay. Though the matter was general
ly discussed no definite action was
A petition (P 1GG0) from the mem
bers of the Polico force on Kauai, also
a communication from County Sheriff
Rico recommending it, were received
and later after careful consideration
given the matter, the Board upon tho
motion of Mr. Brandt, seconded by
Mr. Bettencourt, Jr., allowed an in
crease to the pay of officers beginning
with this month as follows:
Captain of Police Waimea S25.00
Four Officers at 75.00 ea
Captain of Police and Jailor
Threo Officers at 75.00 ea
Captain of Police Lihue 85.00
Three Officers at 75.00 ea
Captain of Polico Kawalhau 85.00
Three Officers at 75.00 ea
Captain of Polico Hanalei 85.00
Two Officers at 75.00 ea
Automobiles Inspector 85.00
Police Specials $80.00 more per month
Jailor Waimea G5.00
Jailor County Jail 75.00
Assistant Jailor County Jail G0.00
i Tho financial reports for the months
of February and March, respectively,
wore approved upon the advise of Mr.
Upon tho motion of Mr. McBrydo
soconded by Mr. Bettencourt, Jr., Mr.
Brandt was re-appointed as a finance
A report (P. 1CG1) by the county
clerk of moneys amounting to Ono
hundred and eighty dollars ($180.00)
lecelved by him from the candidates'
for county officers in tluo Kauai coun
ty for nomination and selection ut tho
County Primary Election to bo held
May 17, 1919, and of tho payment of
such moneys over to tho county trea
surer by tho county clerk was receiv
ed and accepted. t
A letter (R. . . .) from Mr. Henry C.
Hapal territorial registrar of public
accounts, requesting for the payment
of $100.00 for services rendered by the
deputy bank examiner heretofore in
ro examination of tho books of tho
County of Kauai was referred to tho
finance committee for advise.
A statement (P 1GG2) from tho coun
ty auditor ro Standard Oil Company's
charges and delivery of asphalt to tho
County of Kauai during tho year 1918
was received and ordered placed on
A petition (P. 1GC3) from Mrs. Lai,
The "Hapai Ko" Contest
W. F. Sanborn, Fair Commissioner
for Kauai, was in Llhuo last Satur
day afternoon. He Is booming tho
"Hapal Ko" contest of tho Territorial
Fair, and wants Kauai to send a good
team to Honolulu to compete with
teams from the other islands.
It is Mr. Sanborn's plan to stage
Individual elimination contests on this
island on the 30th of May. Each plan
tation is to send a team to the contest,
RULES OF CONTEST
Each Island may enter one team.
2, A team consists of two (men or
women). Both members of a team may
load simultaneously or may act as
helpers of each other as they see fit.
3. The cane to be loaded will be
placed to Imitate field conditions on
an area 20 x 75, and loaded into u
plantation side door car (or a crib
built after the dimensions of this type
of cur). The side door is not to bo
dropped at tho beginning of the load
4. Tho amount of cane to be loaded
by each team is threo tons.
5. "Broomings" or "pick-ups" lying
on tho field after tho car Is loaded nuv ,
weight GO pounds without disqualifying
6. The several teams shall compete
simultaniously, starting at a given1
signal. The car having been loadejl,
the contest will end with dropping the
"Hapai Ko" board on the ground.
7. A team may supply its ow
."Hapal Ko" board and the pieces of
bagging used to hold tho cane bundles.
S. The referee may decide any
points not covered n the above rules.
' 9. It is not necessary for both
members of a team to come from the
same plantation. I
1st prize, $50.00; 2nd prize, $30.00.
G. P. WILCOX of tho American
Factors, is on Kauai in the interests!
of that corporation.
R. S. THURSTON of the Planters', watched from the side lines by an in
Experiment Station is back on Kauai terosted audience. Later in tho af
for a few days in the interest of his tcrnon most of the guests took ad
profession, j vantage of the opportunity for a dip
DR. and MRS. ANDERSON arrived 1 at this delightful bathing spot. Deli
from Honolulu this morning to bo with ' clous refreshments wore served
their, daughter who Is in the Lihue
Hospital consequent on uiv operation.
LIEUT. COL. FRANK L. PUT
MAN, arrived Friday morning for a
visit to their old home in Llhuo. Col.
Putman has been in charge of the de
partment hospital at Fort Shatter
since he left Llhuo to go Into the ser
vice over a year ago.
JUDGE C. B. HOFGAARD of Wai
mea, went to Honolulu last week ex
pecting to leave for tho coast for a
tour, but was unablo to secure book
ing so returned to Kauai Friday
MRS. HANS ISENBERG, who has
been visiting in Honolulu, returned
to her home in Lihue last Tuesday
LIEUT. R. A. ANDERSON and Miss
Anderson arrived from Honolulu last
Friday and will bo the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. C. A., Rico for a week.
' MISS PEGGY CENTER arrived Fri
day morning and will bo the guest of
jjrH, c. A. Rice during her stay on
MAX BOLTE of Kilauea, arrived
from Honolulu last Friday morning.
DR. GEO. F. STRAUB of Honolulu,
spent a week on Kauai, visiting with
Mr. A. It. Gurrey and tho Bayer's at
Makaweli. Hu returned to Honolulu
MRS. R. D. ISRAEL returned from
, a short visit to Honolulu, uccompani-
ed by her frleu'd, Mrs. Aithur S. Baker
and little bou, Baldwin. They have
I Just arrived from Seattlo and are en
joying the beauties of Kauai for a
WM. McCLUSKEY of Kauai High
School, returned from town this morn
ing. C. H. NORTON, manacer of tho in
surance department of tho Dillingham
Co., 'is on Kauai.
II. VAN GIESON, Deputy County
Clerk, Honolulu, arrived by tho Kinau
G. N. WILCOX returned Friday
morning after a short visit to town.
MISS C. BREWER of Llhuo, return
ed Friday from a visit to Honolulu.
H. S. DECKER of Kapaa, paid Hono
lulu a visit last week.
H. C. SHELDON of Lihue, returned
from a visit to Honolulu last Friday.
The Territory has 64 rogular peri
odical publications, twenty-one of
which are In English and twenty-two
of which are weeklies.
OF LIHUE STOCK
At length the Lihue stock suspense
has come to iin end. The Honolulu
papers report that by private arrange
ment between the interested parties,
the Cooko Estuto people havo surrend-
eru(1 tIlu block of Lihue stock, bid
in by the'ni at the alien enemy stock
8aiG somo weeks ago, and this stock
win,I10W p,ss t0 the American Factors,
U has been Generally surmised that
tlle reluctance, on the part of the alien
enemy siocl: custodian to ratify tho
Cooke purchase, was due to a persist
ent suspicion of the loyalty of the
Cookes, ana iho fear that they might
transfer the stock back again to its
original enemy owners. This, how
over, the local enemy ulien agont de
nies With all the explanations, pro and
con, and tho denials as well, there is
manifestly a good deal behind tho
scenes that is not yet explained, and
that the general public is not expect
ed to know.
About fifty Invited guests, from Ke
kaha to Wuiniha and way places.
gathered at the home of A. Horner,
jr., nt Kapaa, last Sunday afternoon
for tho purpose of meeting Lieut. Ro-
bort Anderson and Miss Peggy Center,
After tho guests were presented to
the celebrated young people, refresh
meuts were served. During the af
ternoon several spirited tennis
matches were staged vhieh wero
throughout tho afternoon. "Jack" ia
a most genial host and every one
present spent a most pleasant after
noon. Bowling Club Meets
The Lihue Bowling Club met at the
alleys on Friday last after a dormancy
lasting two years.
Witli President C. Maser In the
chair, the meeting was called to or
der. Election of officers for the en
suing year resulted In tho re election
of C. Mascr as President with W. 11.
Rice, Jr. as vice-president and E. II.
Mahn as secretary and treasurer.
A now set of by-laws wero unani
mously adopted and a committed of
two appointed to confer with the Li
hue Tennis Club in regard to the amal
gamation of those two boddles.
With new life inbtillcd Into It, tho
Bowling Alleys should again flourish
and add much to tho pleasure and re
creation of its devotees as intended
tho generous donor.
Toi Whom It May Concern
Hearing that certain persons- in
Wai-mea District feel nggrioved at the
valuations wo placed on tho govern
ment lands in Waimea village and
valloy, valued by us last May, and at
tribute them in some moacuro to tho
influence of Mr. Th. Brandt on our
deliberations and blanio him for the
valuations, we beg to inform such
porsons, that Mr. Brandt did not, iu
any way, influence us in determining
our values, and ns a matter of fact
was emphatically opposed to them.
Mr. Brandt's Idea was that a low,
almost nominal, value bo placed on
such lots as had been occupied, for
many years, by kamaalnas. He so
stated, in public, at tho Wulmeu Court
House, tho day that persons interest
ed came by Invitation, and told us
what thoy thought tho lots should bo
J. M. LYDGATE. Chairman
J. K. FARLEY, Appraiser
J. H. MORAGNE, Appraiser.
Cuba has a central factory that turns
out IGOO tons of sugar In 24 hours.