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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, OCT. 21. 1919
Chamber of Commerce
(Continued from page 1)
water. Kauai was the best watered
Inland of the group, yet water ran to
eoa In largo quantities, untouched on
one side of the Island, while the other
side suffered. There was an abund
ance of water for all the needs of tho
Island if It was only properly develop
ed, conserved and administered. Such
development and conservation was un
doubtedly coming. It would lie up to
this Chamber to see to It that It is
properly and equitably admlnis'.erei."
It was of the utmost importance that
the InUre.sts of the homejte.-.ders and
small farmer be carefully guarded so
that he should get his fair share.
The Ideal way doubtless would be for
the Federal Government to conduct tho
enterprlso, but that would mean long
delays and very tardy dove'.opmr nt.
Failing that, it must le done by priv
ate enterprise, but should be under
public control, and as a public utility.
Public Parks Napall Held Up !
Another matter In which the Cham
ber should interest Itself is that of
public parks. We have devoted a good
deal of interest and effort to the Napal! j
Turk, and have had reason to suppose :
that It was an assured BBset of tho 1
Island for the benefit of the commun-1
ity. But for some unknown reason, ii
seems to be held up, as the title haul
not been turned over to the County j
Supervisors. Tho committee should get I
after this and find out what the matter
is, and why the enterprise Is held up.
There are other parks and rscrj.ition
places which should be looked cfter.
Now is the time to secure such areas
for the uso of our increasing popula
tion, while they are easily available.
For instance there Is a vary desirable
park site on the Wailua river, mauka.
This should be looked Into and steps
taken to have it reserved when that
region Is buing cut into homesteads.
Summer Camp Sites
"Then finally there Is the matter of
summer camp sites. There has been
a great hue and cry in the Honolulu
papers about the pollution of the
Waimea watershed by a few camperu
In the Kokee region. "Why, gentlemen,
everybody lives in a watershed some
where, and if we can't pursue the ordi
nary trend of life because we are in
somebody's watershed, what are we
coming to? it is my honest conviction
that there is a nigger in the woodpilo
somewhere, and that this being made
the excuse for some other and less
worthy end. This Chamber should in
sist on getting to the bottom of this
mystery and see to -It that this most
commendable enterprise, on which we
have spent so much time and effort, is
not side tracked and thrown over for
any covert reason, political or other
wise." This precipitated period of live dis
cussion in regard to the matter, and
elicited some interesting information.
Knudsen Explains and Resents
Mr. Agustus Knudsen felt that he,
as the promoter of the Boys' Camp, at
Kokee, was more or less under tire,
and he wanted to explain about that
piece of goat which had caused such
a stir in the papers. They were break
ing camp and had this section of goat
left, and one of the helpers asked if
he might have it to take home. "We
gave it to him and then it transpired
that he threw it away, which perhaps
be shouldn't have done. But there was
no deliberate Intention to pollute the
Waimea water supply. And as a matter
of fact it could not be carried into the
Waimea river except in a time of phe
nominal rain. Why, in the old days
of goat hunting we used to slaughter
as many as 600 goats a day and their
carcasses lay where they were killed,
all in the Waimea watershed. Yet no
epidemic in Waimea was ever the re
sult." Cheatham Confesses but!
Mr. Chsatham rose and frankly con
fessed that he was the cracker-box
toilet man. They were up there for a
few days and extemporized this as a
simple makeshift. "Goodness knows,
if so much fuss is made about a little
thing like that, far away in the moun
tains, what about the conditions in
the plantation camps and on the Ori
ental rice farms?"
To Show the Governor
More mature consideration however
suggested that it would be wise, as far
as possible, to forestall adverse criti
cism in this matter and secure the
most favorable consideration possible
of the summer camp concessions. To
this end it was decided to try and ar
range with the Governor on his visit
to Kauai to go up there an see for
himself just what the conditions were.
And that every courtesy and facility
might be given him, it was arranged
to have Mr. Agustus Knudsen and Mr.
Th. Brandt, acting in conjunction with
the parks committee, accompany him.
Another Banquet Session With
The President then said, "Let us
have another banquet session while
the Governor Is here, just like this, so
that he can meet with the men of thia
A FEW of Kauai's many beauty spots. Upper left is one of the glimpses of Kukuiolouo Park; upper right, a vista from Kukuiolouo Park looking out through its
groves on Eleele Harbor 900 feet below; center left is looking down into the gulch along which the road to Puu Ka Pole Park runs for some distance; center, is
the Spouting Horn; left of center, falls which tumble into Olekele Canyon; lower left, looking across Waimea Canyon, the cataract drops about .".(10 feet into a
basiu. the lower fall from that basin to the canyon bottom being shut oil' fr:m vinv by a great buttc; lower right. Olckcle Canyon.
organization and see for himself that
we are not a bunch of kickers, but
earnest constructive men, bent on do
ing the best we can for our Island."
This proposition met with a popu
lar acclaim of much favor, and it was
"Lucky Jim" and Others
By way of entertainment the presi
dent then called on Albert Horner, Jr.,
for something in his line, to which he
responded by singing "Lucky Jim,"
following which Foster Horner gave
a brief talk on his experiences in Bel
gium, and later Mr. Warner and Mr.
Carver added to the interest of the
Reverting to business, H H. Brodie
moved that in view of the Roosevelt
Memorial drive of the coming week,
the Chamber appropriated $25 toward
that worthy, object. The motion was
Armistice Day Ceebration
Mr. P. L. Rice begged to enlist the
interest of the Chamber in the proper
celebration of Aimintice day, the exer
cises in connection with which would
be in the hands of the Kauai Post of
the American Legion. There would
be a dance, a lecture by Foster Horner,
and probably a polo game and races
Chamber to Participate
Mr. Crawford moved that the Cham
ber undertake as a body and privately
to assist in the celebration of the day
to the end that it might be a phenome
nal success, and that the Chamber at
tend in a body," and requested that
seats be reserved at the lecture to the
number of at least fifty. As a means
of making good this undertaking a
special committee of the Chamber wai
appointed consisting of Messrs Moler,
Broadbent, Brandt, Knudsen and Bur
clay, Sahr and Baggot.
Or. Young thought that likely thu
aF5 sV ' A MS ' yfrofyhm
Post would want some money in ad
vance for the preparations, so he mov
ed that a collection be taken up on the
spot, which was done.
Mr. Lydgate moved that the Parks
committee take up with the Public
Lands Department the matter of re
serving and setting aside as a public
park that tongue of land lying between
the Wailua and Opaikaa streams and
below tho new Wailua homesteads.
This was a region of pbenomlnal in
terest and beauty, and as a park would
be a -great asset to the public. The
motion was carried.
The Right Way to Make the Drawing
Mr. Cheatham called attention to
the inadequate and unsatisfactory
method of making the homestead draw
ings, and moved that the proper
authorities be requested to have a
propi-r revolving drawing cylinder
made for this purpose. The motion was
The Best County Government
Mr. Agustus Knudsen reported that
when on the Mainland, some time ago,
he had called upon Secretary Garfield,
and he had referred with much pleas
ure to his visit to Kauai, and declared
that from what he gw and heard he
was assured that we had the best
county government he had seen or
Thank You Hofgaard; Do It Again
Calls of "Wishard, Wishard!"
"Speech!" brought him reluctantly to
his feet, when he responded with a
vote of thanks to the banquet com
mittee for the very delightful hospi
tality which the Chamber had received
on this occasion, which was voted with
enthusiasm, and "He's a Jolly Good
The session then adjourned. There
were some 45 members present, and it
was universally commended as a very
COMMITTEES OF THE
KAUAI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE,
NOMINATIONS: C. A. Rice, II. D.
Wishard, Geo. Ewart, H. T. Barclay.
MEMBERSHIP: J. I. Silva, E. E.
Mahluni, W. H. Grote, G. W. Sahr.
FINANCE: Frank Crawford, . T. H.
Brandt, E. Cropp, H. P. Faye.
SANITATION: F. B. Cook, Dr. W. T.
Dunn, Dr. J. M. Kuhns, Dr. E. N.
Young. Dr. Watcrhouse.
FREIGHT SERVICE: S. Robinson. H.
Woltero, J. B. Fernandez, C. H. Wil
cox, E. E. Mahlum.
PASSENGER SERVICE: S. Robinson,
H. Wolters, J. B. Fernandez, C. 11.
Wilcox, E. E. Mahlum.
MAIL SERVICE: J. I. Silva, Frank
Cox,' M. G. Santos.
HARBORS: H. D. Wishard. J. H.
Coney, C. H. Wilcox, G. B. Leavitt.
ROADS: Wm. Danford, A. D. Hills,
E. M. Cheatham, A. Menefogllo.
STOCK DEVELOPMENT: W. F. San
born, E. A. Knudsen, W. H. Rice, Sr.,
MARKETING: K. Roenduhl, C. Bayer.
F. W. Jennings, R. D. Israel, G. W.
LEGISLATION: L. A. Dickey. C. A.
Rice, C. H. Wilcox. J. H. Coney.
LOCAL PROMOTION: W. H. Rice. Jr.,
C. B. Hofgaard, A. Menefoglio.
EXHIBITS: W. F. Sanborn, J. K.
Cockett, H. Rohrig, A. H. Ca3e.
ADVERTISING: K. C. Hopper, J. M.
Lydgitc, W. O. Crowell, C. Maser.
SPECIAL GUESTS: G. N. Wilcox, B.
D. Baldwin, F. A. Alexander, D. L.
TOURISTS: W. H. Rice, Jr., A. Mene-
foglio, Jose Gomez, C. B. Hofgaard.
LOCAL ENTERTAINMENTS: E. E.
Mahlum, F. II. Aaser. A. R. Glalsyer,
Albert Horner, Jr.
HOMESTEAD1NG: F. Crawford, G. W.
Sahr. Th. Brandt, E. M. Cheatham.
VILLAGE IMPROVEMENTS: W. D.
McBryde, C. Mascr, J. M. Lydgate.
PLAYGROUNDS: H. H. Brodie, E. A.
Creevey, L. Walworth.
PUBLIC PARKS: W. F. Sanborn, J.
M. Lydijiitc, W. D. McBryde.
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS: E. S. Swan,
R. D. Moler, J. K. Farley, P. Rice.
EDUCATION: Dr. Waterhouse. S. W.
Wilcox, E. A. Knudsen, C. B. Hof
gaard. PUBLIC WORKS: J. II. Moragno. G.
F. Rankin. W. F. Sanborn. K. F.
ARBITRATION: W. D. McBryde. C. H.
Wilcox. J. L. HJorth.
MOTION PICTURES CENSORS: A.
G. Kaulukou, W. H. Rice, Jr., J. M.
Lydgate, E. do Lacey.
CHILD WELFARE: J. M. Lydgate. J.
Warner, L. A. Dickey, Augustus
Knudsen, C. S. Dole.
Some ten aays or so ago Joe Leal,
probation officer of the Juvenile court,
and three Hawalians, set sail from
Honolulu on a fishing and vacation ex
cursion. The scene of their opera
tions was to be Niihua and the neigh
boring waters, which they readier
without any trouble. But while there,
one night, borne on the bosom of an
unsuspected current, they were swept
far out to sea, and when morning
dawned they could see no sipn of land
and didn't know where they were.
None of them were deep-sea sailors
or knew the first thing about the use
of a compass, so they were helpless,
and could only cruise about aimlessly
in search of land with the ultimate
danger of using up all their gasoline,
which would render them absolutely
Fortunately after two anxious days
of such beating about they sighted
land, and finally made Port Allen.
Joe was mighty glad to set foot on
terra firma, and declared that he had
seen enough or sampan travel and
would go back to Honolum hv t're
Kinau, which he did on Saturday la-t,
making other arrangements to have
the sampan taken back by someone
more at home at sea than he was.
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