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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 15. NO. 23.
L1HUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. JUNE 10, 1919
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COIY
WHY THE WOMEN
I TO VOTE
The annual meeting of the ladle's
Moklhana Club on Wednesday was
uncommonly well attended and of
more than usual variety and Interest.
In the line of business, it was voted
to raise the annual dues from one dol
lar to two one more concession to the
prevailing tendency of raising prices.
Even so, It is cheap.
A careful report was made by the
nursing committee, detailing tho ex
cellent work done by tho school and
The nomination committee made its
report recommending for office for the
coming year: Mrs. Crawford, for pres
ident; Mrs. Jamieson, for vice-president;
Mrs. Rohrlg, for treasurer; Miss
Edith Rice, for secretary, which report
was unanimously approved and they
were declared elected. ,
The work committee reported on
tho work done during tho year; and
recommended that the club devote its
energies to the study of community
work during the coming year,
Mrs. Swan, the retiring president,
then called for the president-elect, and
surrendered the Insignia of office to
her. She took to the place as a duck
does to water, and showed every sign
of being quite at home.
A musical section followed, in
charge of Mrs. Fred Carter, In which
her pupils gave a number of piano
selections in which they did credit to
their teaching, as well as to them
selves. , The address of the occasion was
made by Mrs. Dowsett, the well known
womans' suffrage leader, on her favor
ite theme. She spoke entirely with
out notes, and in the best of English,
substantially as follows:
"Womans' suffrage is. not an entirely
new -Interest In Hawaii. Some 25
years, or so, ago, I recall tho first
faint stirrings in that direction. In
1912 a more concrete move was made,
and some tentative organization was
.effected. Then came the great war,
'and this in common with a great
many other things was side-tracked in
the pressure of more immediate needs
Now the period of reconstruction has
come, old times and old outlooks are
passing away, and we here in Hawaii
arerwaking up to the new order of
things, in common with the rest of
"Do you ladles here realize our con'
ditlon In this enlightened age and
this free, democratic country that wo
are aliens, without any voice in the
most vital public affairs, with no more
to say about American interests and
American well-being than the Coolies
who have just come from tho Orient?
"They tell us that we have an In
fluence, the influence of the home,
that we can exert through our hus
bands, fathers and sons. What kind
of an Influence is that which has to
be strained through a third party,
oftentimes an unsympathetic third
party? It is hard enough to exert an
influence direct, at first hand, a
second-hand influence has very little
"I want to tell you something about
the kind of law-makers the men are,
The members of tho recent Leglsla
ture, every mother's son of them,
representatives and senators, when
they wore seeking election, pledged
themselves to the cause of womans'
suffrage, they made it one of the
cardinal planks of their party plat
forms, and made all kinds of voluble
and frantic promises to give the vote
, to women. And on the strength of
these liberal promises they secured
the influence of the women, and were
olected. And then many of them, not
all there were many noble exceptions
but many of them, turned traitors
to the causo that elected them, and
threw us down without the slightest
hesitation. And you have seen what
a mongrel lot they wero, and what a
mess they would have made of tho
legislation of the Territory if they
had got their own way. Between tho
t. bad laws that they tried to put on tho
statute books, and the good laws they
tried to appeal or tampor Into bad
ones, they were a disgrace to the
country. If you had heard tho speech
es as I did! Why, any woman, any
where, would have done better than
they did, I don't care how Ignorant
they might be.
"You have heard more or less about
the disgraceful scene of the closing
evening of tho session. You have seen
something of it in the papers. But the
papers modified it very much, It was
Sunday was a great day at Kapaa.
T'he occasion was the anniversary of
the death of Kamehameha, one hun
dred years ago. The celebration was
arrangod and conducted by tho Ka
umualll Chapter of the Kahehameha
Socloty, which wero tho hosts on tho
occasion. The special guests were tho
Kaahumanu and Hul Aloha Societies,
In addition to which there were many
prominent Individuals present by In
vitation. It was mainly a religious service In
its character, with J. M. Ka-neakua,
president of tho Kaumualil chapter
acting as chairman. Tho dramatic
moment of the service was when the
Kaumualils marched over from Kanea
Kua's In their splendid Aha-ula in
signia, and filed Into the church to the
places reserved for them. Instinctive
ly everyone stood up to greet them
and a murmur of applause ran through
tho audience as the summer wind over
a field of ripened grain.
In addition to the usual devotional
exercises there was an uncommonly
fine sermon by Rev. J. K. Kaauwal,
in which ho reviewed tho virtues and
wisdom of the great king of a hun
dred years ago great in spito of his
heathen Gods and his benighted sur
roundings. Considering our superior
enlightenment and advantages, what
then ought we to bo!
It goes without saying that the sing
ing of tho occasion was of a superior
quality,) appropriate and effectively
rendered. A special Kaumualil hymn
composed for the occasion by S. W.
Meheula and J. M. Kaneakua, and con
ducted by the former, was most favor
ably received. Both tho Kaahumanuus
and the Hul Alohas rendered special
hymns for the occasion.
After the close or the service Mrs.
Dowsett made a brief address in Eng
lish on woman's suffrage.
A grand aha-aina, after tho best
style of Hawaiian culinary art, follow
ed, which was a most fitting wind-up
to the big affair and was most thor
oughly enjoyed by. all. Far into the
afternoon the aftermath was evident
in some belated participant carrying
home a left-over lau-lau or two.
Bimply shameful, scandalous. Now
that is the kind of lawmakers' we
have to put up with;
"The men assume to themselves
the entire conduct of affairs, as'though
they were the only ones that had any
brains, any sense, and any initiative.
I want to ask who saved the situa
tion in the lato war? Who ran the
munition factories; who plowed the
farms and gathered the crops; who
ministered to the wounded and the
needy at home and abroad; who kept
the home fires burning? Wasn't it
tho women? And if they aro fit to
do that in the time of war, surely they
can attend to the affairs of common
everyday life in the leisurely, inef
fective way that men do.
"Women, this is the critical moment
for us here in Hawaii! It is our duty,
in the interest of our own well-being,
and more especially in tho interest
of the well-being of our children, and
the coming generations, to stand to
gether. Every woman, nay every girl
of the age of intelligence, should be
getting ready to take a hand in public
affairs, against the timo that Is surely
coming, and that Is not far off, when
we shall share with the men tho re
sponslbilities and opportunities of of
flee. As you have a chance, familiar
ize yourselves with public affairs, Qo
and see the records; go and see what
tho men are doing. Somo of them
won't like it, and may try to head you
off. Dont let them bluff you out of it,
It isfyour right.
When they have Liberty Loans to
float and Red Cross campaigns to car
ry on, they come to us for holp and
thoy can't carry them without us. Now
surely if we are good for these dif
ficult tasks and these abstruse prob'
lems, wo ought to bo good for the
simple duties of ordinary public Hfo,
and tho problems of ordinary muni
Mrs. Dowsett went into the matter
of organization somewhat, recommend
ing a central Island organization, with
branch organizations or clubs In the
different districts. This plan had
worked out well on Oahu and was now
being adopted on Maui, whore an Is
land organization had just been eff
ected with a membership of IOC. She
hoped Kauai would bo tho next to or
ganize, ahead of Hawaii.
THE GRAND JURY
FINDS TRUE BILLS
The drand Jury mot on Saturday to
tako action on a postponed case, and
found that in the meanttmo two new
cases had developed a forgery and
a murder case. A true bill was found
in all three cases. One of them was
a particularly aggregated and uncalled
for murder case, where an Ino.fenslve
little girl was shot by a neighbor
woman, almost without any provoca
tion at all. There was Just a little
.scrapping over the division of the
load of wood delivered to them by the
plantation, whon tho woman went
quietly to her room, got the family
pistol and shot the little girl through
the head, with as little compunction
as an ordinary person would shoot a
The Grand Jury expressed itself
pretty forcibly and unanimously in
condemnation of the common custom
of these Filipinos carrying weapons,
especially revolvers. This led to vio
lence and crime in a great many cases
that would otherwise be nothing more
serious than a tropical thunder storm
of forcible Filipino.
Calling in the shorlff for information
as to what could be done to remedy
the evil, ho gave them an Intelligent
statement of the situation and assured
them that a new law had been passed
by the recent Legislature which would
at length enable the police department
to handlo the matter effectively, and
henceforth tho evil would be very
much abated If not entirely remedied.1
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MRS. GUY F. RANKIN ENTERTAINS
Tuesday afternoon last, Mrs. Guy F.
Rankin of Makaweli, gave a card party
at her home. Miss Anna Danford of
Honolulu, was the motive for this de
The house was artistically decorat
ed In EaBtcr lilies, coreopsis and maid
en hair ferns. Music was rendered
during the afternoon.
Among those Invited to this pleas
ant affair were the Mesdames Wm.
Danford, Sinclair Robinson, C. B. Hof
gaard, Brody, B. D. Baldwin, Deverill,
Doctor Glaisyer, Doctor Tuttlo, Doc
tor Dunn, Guy F. Rankin, and the
Misses Anna Danford and Garllnger.
4 4 4
Miss M. Butt, who for tho past year
has been in charge of Makaweli Hos
pital, left on Thursday laat for a six
month's vacation. After visiting
friends on Hawaii she will sail on
July 3rd by S. S. "Enterprise" for the
Miss Mllauncon, postmistress of
Makaweli, is spending a few days in
Mr. Wm. Chalmers, who has been
visiting his sister, Mrs. Chas. Butchart
of Makaweli, was a passenger by
Tuesday's boat to Honolulu.
Dr. and Mrs. Dunn of Makaweli,
entertained a par,ty of young people
to a boating trip during the week end,
the guests being tho Misses M. Butt,
Wight, Fennel, Arthur and Bertie
mann, and Messrs. Turner, Stack
house and Chalmers.
Mrs. Charles Butchart was hostess
to a largo party of the younger Bet of
Makaweli on Friday last in honor of
her brother, Mr. Wm. Chalmers of
Hllo, who is visiting her.
One of tho most popular of tho many
pleasant entertainments which have
been given during the last few days In
honor of Miss. M. Butt, was a charm
ingly arranged ''At Homo" given by
Mrs. J. Wylllo on Thursday last.
. Miss M. Butt and Mrs. Wm. Chal
mors were the guests of honor at a
dinner given by Miss A. W. Paul at
the Makaweli Club on Monday, Juno
2nd. Covers were laid for twenty
four, tho party afterwards adjourning
to the home of Dr. and Mrs. Dunn for
an informal danco,
AN INTERESTING EXHIBIT
One of the interesting Kauai ex
hibits at the Fair will be the collect
ion of Hawaiian quilts loaned by Mrs.
Isenberg. These quilts are hand made
and represent an immense amount of
painstaking and skilful labor. There
are ten or a dozen of them, in a
variety of intricate designs, and rich
colorings, and with elaborate Hawaii
an names to correspond.
The simplest, in name anyway, as
well perhaps as tho most interesting,
is the Garden Island quilt so called
In commemoration of this paper, which
was inaugurated Just as the quilt was
being mado in 1904. It Is the handi
work of Mary Klawe.
TO THE FRONT
Tho basketball games in the, armory
Monday evening drew an enthusiastic
audience of about three hundred. No
one present would have thought tho
game out of season and many to whom
indoor basket ball was new expressed
themselves as greatly admiring this
form of sport.
The Kapaa school girls first lined
up against tho Lihue grammar school
girls and led off at a lively pace. As
this was the first time these teams
had been matched tho rooters were
halves were nip and tuck and every
body was kept guessing until the time
keepers whistle blew at the end of the
game. Kapaa came out winners by a
single point, the score being 16-14.
The game was so close as to bo hardly
doclslvo and tho girls have planned
to play another gamo Kamehameha
Day "Just for fun."
Tho boys game followed being a re
turn game of the Kllauea Club-Kaual
High School match. Both teams were
in fine fettle, as the Englishmen say,
but the first half started off rather too
roughly for first-class basket ball. As
the game proceeded however, speed
and teamwork replaced the rough
stuff to the evident satisfaction of the
sidelines. The secqnd halt was all
that could be desired from tho boys,
considering that they are all novlcos
in the game. Although the High
School boys were a little faster and
won the gamo by a score of 17-12, the
team from Kllauea proved them
selves worthy opponents and wero
heartily cheered for their clever work.
They were at somo disadvantage not
having practiced on tho court with so
low a celling.
The gross receipts of tho evening
amounted to $75, 'which considering
low prices and about SO compliment
ary tickets to the teams and helpers,
is a satisfactory return.
Between tho games Mr. Warner of
the Y. M. C. A., exhibited the silver
trophy which is to be awarded the
team winning tho baseball series. It
is a handsome silver finished statuette
of a baseball player, presented by Mrs.
Isenberg. As only one round of the
series an bo played this year, the flu
having blocked its completion, the
team winning It this year will have to
do so again to retain It. The cham
pionship will probably bo decided on
Kamehameha day when three games
are to be played oft on Llhue diamond
as follows: Kapaa vs Eleole; Koloa
vs Llhuo; Kapaa vs Walmea. So far
Walmea has not lost a gamo which
looks good for Walmea with but one
gamo to play. Every team in tho
league has won at least one game thus
Some Kauai Exhibits
Grove Farm has sent to the Fair a
very interesting and Instructive ex
hibit of feed stuffs that will undoubted
ly attract a good deal of attention
from people interested in such mat
ters. Tha exhibit is along three lines; al
falfa, pigeon pea, and cassava, tho two
latter being specially prepared. The
cassava Is sliced, dried and then ground
Into meal, the process being shown.
Tho pigeon pea branch-ends, leavos,
twigs and pea pods are ground into a
fine meal which proves to be one of
the most valuable of feeds, being very
rich in protein. A farther combination
is made of the cassava meal, the pig
eon pea meal and barley, which makes
a very nutritions and valuable feed.
These exhibits are neatly arranged in
glass cases showing the processes as
well as tho products.
Mr. Broadbent is making an Interest
ing cocoanut exhibition from his Wai
pouli plantation consisting of various
namples of cocoanut oil, copra, and
cocoanuts. Tho nuts aro sawed
through tho middlo, thus showing
them to advantage in all tho different
parts. The oil is of very superior
quality, a flno limpid water white,
and a cloar amber yellow. It seems
that the copra yields as high aB CO
per con. In oil.
The Mauna Loa makes two trips a
week to Kealla for sugar, and It keeps
her busy to disposo of tho out-put.
The Mormon church at Kapaa hold
a Sunday School oxhlbition at Kapaa
on Sunday which culminated In .a
luau, which added very much to the
Interest and enjoyment of the occasion.
THE HUI ALOHA
The regular annual meeting of the
Hul Aloha Societies of Kauai was held
at tho Lihue Hawaiian Church on
Saturday with representatives from
the various branches throughout the
Island. Tho Hul Aloha Is a woman's
society which was organized some 14
.or 15 years ago by Mrs. Wm. Hyde
Rice at Lihue and has gradually
spread over the whole Island, there be
ing now branch organizations at Han
nlei, Koolau, Kapaa,, Koloa, and Wal
mea. It Is a charitable association,
inspired with the purpose of minister
ing to tho well-being of the members,
assisting them in time of trouble,
stimulating them along character
lines, etc., and generally exerting an
Influence for righteousness among the
Hawaiian women of Kauai. During all
these years its influence has been most
helpful and salutary.
The annual meeting in question was
well attended. Reports were present
ed from the various branches and the
usual business transacted' with order
and despatch. The reports show that
much good work has been done dur
llng the past year and that the organi
zation is In a very flourishing condi
tion In its vnrlous local fields.
Following the regular 'buslnoas of
tho meeting Mrs. Dowsett, and Mrs.
Webb spoke most acceptably on
woman's suffrage, the former In Eng
lish and the latter in Hawaiian. Rep
resentative Kamaoha of Kona, also
spoko most effectively along the samo
lines in support of the movement of
which he was one of the principal
champions in the Legislature.
At tho close of the meeting a most
delicious ahaaina was served ln tho
pavilion near by In which tho custom
ary Hawaiian dainties made the sub
stance of the meal, but were helped
out with haolo viands, and topped off
with the most delicious Iced water
melon. In Regard to Firearms
This law is now in force and the
shorlff declares that it will be rigidly
He says that there is also another
lane that people will be reminded of
anew, and that is the law requiring
all firearms to bo registered in tho
police department Heretofore this
registration has been with the County
Clerk and a good many people have
been romiss about it. Now that it is
in his department he Is going to see
that the provisions of the law are care
fully carried out.
Sheriff Rice calls attention to the
recent amendments to the Fire Arms'
Law which make the following pro
Visions: No person or persons dealing in
firearms Blial' sell such firearms to any
person, unless such person shall pre
sent a written permit from the sheriff
dealer shall indorse on the back of
Buch permit a detailed description of
the weapon thus sold. Any persons
violating these provisions shall be
liable to a fine of $500.
Mrs. Wlnnlfred Brldgewater was
hostess at a very delightful dinner
Saturday evening. The Invited guests
wero, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Christian,
Miss Haslop, Mr. Linden, Mr. Rutzel,
Stanley Christian and Mrs'. Bridge
water. Mrs. C. S. Christian left on the
"Mauna Loa" Saturday, to tako in tho
fair, alao to visit friends and rolatlvoB.
A picnic at Haena on Sunday was
given in honor of Mr. Rutzel and Mr.
O. Thronas, managor of tho Thrones
ranch, left for the fair last Saturday.
He intends purchasing a Holstein bull
and some Berkshire pigs for the ranch.
The Governor has appointed Frod
Trowbridge of Kapaa, a member of
the Kauai Industrial Accident Board,
a position that has been vacant a long
Tho Moklhanas will celebrate the
11 tli of Juno with a big picnic the an
nuil outing of that live organization.
Tho Makee sugar Company will
mako 10,000 or 16,000 tons this season,
about 12,000 of which is already manufactured.
Owing to tho fact that Kllauea Is In
the midst of a baseball season of her
own, and that it they wero to enter a
team In the Kauat league it would
necessarily groatly interfere with
their own series, they have decided to
stay out of tho big league this year.
This leaves an opening for Kalaheo,
who is very anxious to enter a, team.
Managor Jardln of tho Kalaheo nine,
says his team has ample financial
backing to carry them through tho
season. This being the only objection
raised ugainst admitting this team, it
has been decided to admit them to
the leaguo in place of Kllauea.
There will bo no league gamo on
Sunday, July 6th, as this date has been
reserved for the All Kauai vs. Puna
hou gamo at Llhue Park, and it is de
sired that all teams of the' league will
bo on hand to witness this gamo.
There has been some talk of tho Lihue
team playing tho Puns on tho morning
of the 6th, but the matter has not boon
fully decided as yet.
W. H. Rice, Jr., has very kindly of
fered to put the Punahou boys up at
Lihue Hotel during thoir stay horo,
free of all charge. The sheriff 1b a
The change of teams, substituting
Kalaheo for Kilauea, and leaving July
6th an open date, makes the schedulo
read as follows:
June 29 Makee vs Kalaheo.
Llhue vs Makawoli.
McBrydo vb Koloa.
July 6 All Kauai vs Puns at Llhue.
July 13 Lihue vs Kalaheo.
Koloa vs Makee.
Makaweli vs McBrydo
July 20 Kalaheo vs McBrydo.
Makee vs Llhue.
Makaweli vs Koloa.
July 27 Makawoli vs Kalaheo.
McBrydo vs Makee.
Koloa vs Lihue.
Aug. 3 Kalaheo vs Koloa.
Makee vs 'Makaweli.
Llhue vs McBryde.
Aug. 10 Kalaheo vs Koloa.
Makaweli vs Llhue.
Koloa vb McBryde.
Aug. 17 Kalaheo vb Llhue at Llhue.
Makee vs Koloa.
, McBryde vb Makaweli.
Aug. 24 McBryde vs Kalaheo.
LJhue vs Makee.
Koloa vs Makaweli.
Aug. 31 Kalaheo vs Makaweli.
Makee vs McBryde.
Lihue vs Koloa.
Sept. 7 Koloa vs Kalaheo.
Makaweli vs Makee.
McBrydo vs Llhue.
Games will be played on grounds of
last named team in each case.
The following letter, from Bill In
man, coach of the Punahou baseball
team, was received last mail by Tony
Marcalllno, secretary of tho Kauai
Athletic Association, regarding the
proposed trip of tho Puns to Kauai
for 4th of July week:
"I received your letter dated Juu
2 and am very much pleased at the
proposition you make.
"Your suggestion as to date of de
parture from Honolulu and our return
from Kauai is very satisfactory, and
in this way, we shall be able to give
you an extra game on Sunday.
"Wolters, Lydgate and Burgess be
ing Kauai boys, there will be eight of
us besides myself who intend to make
"I appreciate Mr. Rice's Interest in
tho team and will appreciate being
able to have the boys housed where
it will be convenient for me to keep
a check on their preparation for the
Tho ladlo'a singles tournament of
the Llhue Tennis Club, started play
last Friday afternoon. In tho first
round Mrs. Wood won from . Miss
Sheldon, 6-2, 0-3. Monday aftornoon
Mrs. Philip Rice won from Mtb. Jamie
son, 6-2, 6 0, and Miss Corlott won
from Mrs. R. Wilcox, 6-2, 6-1.
This afternoon Miss Brotherson will
play MIsb Mclntyro, and on Friday
afternoon Mrs. Warner will play Mrs.
It has been decided not to start the
men's tournament until after the Fair.