Miai Elsie Wilcox
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ESTABLISHED 1904. .VOL. 15. NO. 46.
LlllUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18. 1919
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PLK COIY
The pol supper given by Mr. and
.Mrs. S. V. Wilcox in honor of the ra
.urn of their daughter Mabol from
rtervico in France, was a social event
of more than ordinary interest and im
portance. The spacious and beautiful
..oiiii) lent itself most admirably to the
.leeds of the occasion, with plenty of
.oom for the long tables, without dis
curbing the drawing room with its
:iovol and interesting display of things
pertaining to the war.
The supper, itself, was a triumph of
lawaiian culinary art, such as none
but the high chiefs on rare occasions,
jrobably, ever saw. All the nicer
dishes wero there in tho daintiest and
. lost appetizing shape.
Following tho supper the guests de
.otcd themselves mainly to tho ex
: initiation of the remarkable collect
on of souvenirs brought from the
rront. Tho most conspicious among
these was the fine display of posters,
n themselves an art gallery of the
: tate of war. One whole series of
lood conservation posters, were the
ork of French children, and did them
I reat credit by their artistic merit as
well as their originality. One small
roster was a facsimile of tho last
1 age of tho famous "Scrap of Paper"
treaty, guaranteeing Belgian neutral
ity, with tho seals of the signing di
l.lomats. Another particularly fine poster was
a large one in the interest of the anti
tubercular campaign in France. The
O.elicacy and harmony of tho coloring,
f nd the pathos and appeal of the re
tjrning hero, on whom tho fatal hand
c.f the disease had been laid, were
worthy of a choice place in any art
Another very interesting dispiiy
vhich merited careful study was tho
collection ofmedals and small souve
rirs, the latter picked up mostly on
tho battle fields. Tho medals were
vorks of art, many of them of sur
prising fineness and wealth of detail,
mostly in bronze, each one telling its
tile in its own original way.
Two or three of Uiqso medals were
personal decorations granted to Miss
"Willcox for distinguished service; one
from tho French authorities and ono
from tho Queen of Belgium.
Another uniquo little display was
that of tho diminutive charms to bo
worn as talismans against disaster or
misfortune. Some of them were small
er than a ten cent piece, but wero of
proved efficiency. Ono worn by Miss
"Wilcox was sufficient to ward off sea
s'.ckness across the Atlantic, but fail
e.l to withstand the evils of tho Kauai
channel aboard tho Kinau. But, per
haps this was too far away from home
for a charm to bo expected to work.
Ono little souvenir of grim, personal
interest, was a fragment of shrapnel
which fell In an air-raid on the roof
of the hospital where Miss "Wilcox was
stationed. She went out and picked
it up immediately afterwards.
Thero were more things of Interest
than could bo properly examined and
appreciated in ono evening; it would
bo a fine thing to have a public exhi
bition of them, say at tho Mokihana
Japanese Not Enthused
Tho Japanese of Waimea mot
Monday evening, Nov 10th, for tho
purpose ol organizing, and elect
ing delegates to attend tho labor
conference in Honolulu. A similar
meeting was held in Koloa. It is
reported that there is a general
. lack ot interest and. enthusiasm
displayed by the plantation labor
Win. At hi, .!r. recently appoint
e.l to succeed L. A. Dickey as
judge of the Fifth Circuit Court
arrived by the Kinau this morning
to look over Ins prospective field
ami make preliminary arrange
Two now plantation residences nro
to bo built up on the hill, mauka of tho
Lutheran church, in Lihue. They will
bo modern, artistic, and convenient
houses, up-to-date in every respect.
This bids fair to bo a choice residence
section in tho near future.
It was inevitable, or almost inevit
able, that Judge Dickey would finally
be superseded by some man of oppos
ing political traditions, but his hold
over term had run along so far that
it was hoped that ho would remain in
This, howovor, is not to be, and his
successor, Judge William C. Achi, is
l'able to arrive almost any day. His
rppolntment, to be sure, needs tho
confirmation of tho Senate in "Wash
ington, but as it has the approvel ot
Delegate Kuhio, in tho natural order
of things that confirmation will come
immediately. Tho appointment, follow
ing tho confirmation, takes effect im
mediately on his taking tho oath of
Judge Dickey has already arranged
for a three month's vacation and a
trip to the Mainland. Ho will leave
about tho first of December.
Judge Dickey will not make any
definite plans as to his professional
future. He may resume practice hero
or return to Honolulu. His many
friends here hope that it. may be the
The Grove Farm League
The Grove Farm league had some
lively games last Sunday. The H. A.
C. won from the J. A. C. by a score of
9 to 7. The Japanese were leading up
to tho sixth Inning, but Iwata, the Jap
pitcher, blew up and allowed tho H.
A. C. two runs, which cinched tho
In tho second game the Portuguese
started the ball to rolling by annexing
fivo runs in tho first inning. Tho boys
were right on their toes all the time.
The Filipinos wero not in form, but
made a game light. Tho scoro Was 7-5.
The batteries were: Iwata and B.
Fernandez for J.A.C., and Carvalho
brothers for the H.A.C. Tuxeira and
Itapozo for P.A.C. and Mading and
Leon for F.A.C.
For A New Y. M. C. A.
Father Bonian is on Kauai in
the interest of a Portuguese Y.M.
C.A. organization with offices and
a full program of "1 .M.C.A. activ
ities and advantages in Honolulu,
which shall bo open not only to
the members there- but to all of
this race who may care to avail
themselves of them. He has made
a complete tour of tho Islands in
this interest, with gratifying suc
cess. Father Boiuun is an orator in
his own tongue and holds his audi
ence spell-hound. Ho will address
the Portuguese community Sat
urday evening at the Ilanainaulu
Doings in District Court
fudge Iljorth, of the Lihue Dis
trict Court, has been doing a lue
urative business during the last
few day's. Sunday is a quiet day,
and thero is many a quiet spot
among the outlying quarters and
secluded rice plantations- where
an active gambling game stands
a good chance of "getting by"
safely. Accordingly the early part
ot t lie week is apt to be a busy
time in district court circles.
During Monday and Tuesday
the judge took in 105 in forfeited
bail from these venturesome gent
lemen. They were of all kinds
from Japanese to German, some
two dozen of them.
Mrs. F. Hart, a daughter of Mr. S
Simpson, principal ot tho Lihue public
school, arrived by tho Kinau this
morning on a visit to her father.
Mrs. W. ft. Haley, tho wife of th.o
tree specialist, is visiting on the Island,
LIHUE UNION SERVICES
Tho program of services for tho
Lihuo Union Church for the coming
few Sundays will bo as follows;
Nov. J. M. Lydgato, Nov. 23rd.
J. O. Warner, Thanksgiving Service,
Thursday, Nov. 27, at 10 o'clock a.m.
Hov. H. P. Judd, Dec. 7.
Bishop Henry B. Hestarlck, Dec. 14.
The submarines, B. 20, Lieut.
Commander Montgomery, and 1!.
HI, Lieut.-Comniander Galway,!
naid Kauai a brief visit on Arini-I
stice Dav, coming to anchor at
. w.. .v...., n., (
oral hours. Previous to the visit I
to Port Allen the B 220 cruised
around Kauai while tho B l!l cir
cled .N'iihau. It is said the B 20
intended to come in to Xawiliwili
but found the seas running so
high they wero afraid to attempt
The B 220 was the first to enter
Port Allen and displayed a nice
piece of maneuvering when she
was brought up so close that a
sailor stepped from the sub to
the buoy and made fast and step
ped back again.
The news soon spread about the
visitors in port and it was not
long before a largo and interested
crowd was on hand, many of
whom were viewing an undersea
boat for the first time.
Mr. Peer, assistant manager at
Port Allen, kindly oll'ered tho use
of the big power launch, and in
this way many people, though not
allowed to go aboard, wero en
abled to got a near view of the
in the late afternoon the ladies
of Eleole had tea for the officers
and men at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. Peer, after which danc
ing was enjoyed until it was time
for the subs to depart for their
Y. ML C. A. Notes
Lihue Y. M. 0. A. will hold a
banquet in the Tip Top building
next Friday evening. Plans are
being made for a full attendance
and a most interesting program
has been arranged. Miss Mabel
Wilcox will tell about her expe
riences overseas and two orches
tras will furnish music.
The following officers were re
cently elected for the Lihue club.
President, Henry Weidemeyer ;
vice-president, Sin You Chong;
secretary, Ernest Weidemeyer;
treasurer, Harry Ito; ser-at-arins,
Waimea Y club has also elect
ed the following new oflicers:
President, William Wright ; vice
president, George Kekauoha ; sec
retary, X. Miyake; treasurer, S.
Yaniaso; ser-at-anns, S. A. Paa
lua. A meeting of the Waimea
club will be held at the social
hall, Waimea next Wednesday
evening for the purpose of adopt
ing the constitution that has been
prepared by the committee. Fol
lowing the business meeting in
door games will bo played.
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The case of Ed. Scharsch, up
before the Circuit Court on a
charge of seduction, came to trial
this last week witli the result
that the young man was sen
tenced to pay a fine of 1000.
Appeal has been taken on excep
tions. At one point in the case the
evidence was of such a delicate
nature that 'the court room was
cleared of spectators and only
those directly involved in the case
wero allowed to remain.
Next Friday, Nov. 21st, is Arbor
Day. Plant a tree, every ono who can,
and take care of those you have.
George It. Lynch, manager of thej
repair shop of the von Hamm-Young
Company, and J. J. Cockett, of the;
machine shop of the same firm, came
to Kauai on Friday in the interest of
H. M. Aldrich, late of K. O. Hall &.
Bon, Ltd., came to Kauai on Friday
I last to accept a position in tho hard-
war(j d(J1)artment Qf th0 Liluu, Rt0,.0.
Slnce hls arrlve-( however, ho has!
been laid up with .i severe cold
Mr. and Mrs. G. andhoninie are tem
porarlly domicile-' in the Mo'er cot'
tage pending the building ot their new
home mauka of t it Lutheran church.
Mr. and Mrs. V 1$. Melancon, of
McBryde, returned i y the Kinau from
their vacation, ii t of which they
spent in their old home in tho South.
A. B. Kroll, aislatant manager of
Allen & Robinson is on the IsUnd on
a business trip.
James Donald, chemist for Kekaha,
returned from hi i vacation by the
Kinau this morni.ig.
Mrs. Chas. Horsw'll, ot Honolulu and
Hanalei, arrived by the Kinau this
morning on her way to Hanalei.
F. A. Alexander, manager of Mc
Bryde, returned this morning from tho
Coast, where he has been on a vaca
tion for some time.
W. W. Harris, of Catton, Nelll, is on
the Island attending to the business
of that concern.
H. N. Browne and family returned
to their home in Makawell last week
alter a two week's vacation at their
summer place at Hanalei.
Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Baldwin of Mak
awell, roturned last Friday morning
from a vacation of some three months
on the Mainland.
The teachers of Makawell school
were hostesses at a very enjoyable
beach party last Monday evening.
Some twenty-live guests wero present.
Dr. and Mrs. F. M. Branch arrived
by tho Kinau Friday morning. Mrs.
Branch has jiiBt returned from an ex
tended visit to Southern California.
Manuel Rocha, tra. cling man, is
with us once more.
The American Legion Dance
The dance last Monday evening,
given by Kauai Post, American Legion,
at the Lihue Armory, was a very suc
cessful affair. Tho hall was nicely dec
orated with bunting, while tho music
ians' stand was a bower of ferns, from
which Peter Malina's orchestra poured
forth strains of sweet harmony and
the latest Jazz.
The attendance was not as large as
expected, but the floor was comfort
ably filled, and everybody had a
thoroughly enjoyable time.
The High School girls dull,
under the personal conduct of Mrs.
Lydgate visited the Lihuo Hospit
al hist Friday for a child welfare
demonstration in the domestic
arts of infant washing, dressing
and feeding, together with a few
practical lessons in bandaging.
Miss I'lante was the demonstrator
and she awakened a great deal of
interest and enthusiasm on the
part of the girls, so that they
wero ready, right on the spot, to
put their teaching into practice.
By unanimous consent they de
clared that it was "lots of fun."
This week they will meet at Mrs.
Lydgate's for demonstrations in
1 ttil .1 1 1 o I. i it it t 1 1 u v 1 1 1 ir ooi'vi ii if
and other similar domestic arts.
Tho Lihue public school site has
been levelled up and smoothed oil"
and planted to grass, it is a very
attractive location for a line
school and looks better even than
the most enthusiastic thought it
would. The boys see large possi
bilities for sports.
Miss Elsie Wilcox and Mrs.
Clarence Lyman leave for Hilo
One Ishi Tsuru, a Japanese lady
hostess running a plantation boarding
house at Makawell, brought an action
of damages of large proportions
against tho Hawaiian Sugar Company
'n the current term which ran to con
s'derublo length. It seems that she
went to Honolulu, leaving her board
ers in the lurch, so tho plantation
tool: over tho boarding house as well
.is some eiTouts belonging to her.
This gave Iter a legal opening and a
chance for damages. She set her ma
terial losses and injured feelings at
.-530.000 and fought for tho same tenac
iously through several days of litiga
tion, but Judge Franklin instructed
the jury to find against her.
Judge Dickey being a stock-holder
of Hawaiian Sugar, was disqualified
for sitting on the caso, so that he was
only an interested onlooker.
L. J. Wan en, of Smith & "Warren,
handled the case for the Hawaiian
Sugar Company, whilo A. G. Kaulukou
represented tho plaintiff.
It 13 reported that the caso will be
appealed to tho Supreme Court.
Tho Hawaiian Sugar Company in
tends bringing a caso against the lady
to recover some of the money that
they are out in tho transaction.
The Crippled Kaiulani
The Inter-Island steamer Kaiulani,
on the way from Kilauea to Kealia,
about S o'clock in the evening of
Friday, tho 14th, managed to hit some
thing off the Anahola light, with the
consequence that hpr rudder was put
out of commission.
"With some difficulty she made her
way to Honolulu with a jury rig and
under the convoy of the Mauna Loa,
which went round to her assistance
Saturday afternoon. She is now in
the dry dock undergoing repairs.
Historical Society Will Meet
The Kauai Historical Society
will hold a meeting at the Lihue
1'nioii church .Monday evening,
7:250 . m. The romantic story of
the Cleopatra's Barge. in the
first instance the matchless priv
ate yacht of a millionaire mer
chant, and linally the flagship of
Liholiho, and wrecked at Hanalei
100 years ago, will be presented
by ,1. M. Lydgate.
.Mrs. Ilustace will read a very
interesting paper of ' personal
reminiscences by her father W.
Mullor of Kona. These run back
to the days of ICalakaua and his
court, and are quite racy.
All interested are cordially in
vited to he present.
Rainfall for the Week
Rainfall for week ending Nov. 0th:
Waiulha Inlako 1.C0
Power House . 7.40
Lihuo ' 2.78
Rainfall for week ending Nov.lGth:
Wainiha Intake 1.S0
Power home 0.20
Hanalei " 0.38
Invitations are out from Mrs.
Thurtcll in honor of Judge Dick
ey next week Wednesday. The
popular honors to the .fudge are
falling thick and fast.
Mrs. A. S. Wilcox returns to
Honolulu this afternoon. Mr.
and .Mrs. G. P. Wilcox will make a
hurried trip to the Coast and Mrs.
Wilcox will have the children with
Mr. E. F. Wood is out again
after a siege of the prevailing
Armistice Day was a big day
at the Waipouli Pace Track. Peo
ple began to arrive at an early
hour and by 10 :250 both sides of
the race course wero lined with
cars. There were 2,(100 paid' ad
missions nud about 2200 auto park
ing permits issued.
One of the pleasing features of
the day was that everything came
oil as per schedule; there wore no
tiresome delays as is so often ex
perienced in affairs of this kind.
The different events wero watch
ed with interest, though there was
none of that hilarious and noisy
enthusiasm one sees at a similar
event on the Mainland.
in the racing events tho Belay
Ilaee and the Pony Express were
the most interesting; Werner won
from .fohn Malina in the finals of
the former, while the Kapaa team
carried tho banner to victory in
the latter event.
In the first preliminary of the
tug-of-war, between Grove Farm
and Waimea, the latter won father
easily as tho Grove Farmers were
not ready at the signal to pull.
Kekaha won the second prelimin
ary by default. In the linals Ke
kaha won from Waimea in two
straight pulls, ono minute and
thirty seconds and one minute and
seventeen seconds respectively.
' In the burrow race, Philip
Bice's mount led the field by sev
eral lengths until within a few
feet of the wire, when suddenly
the Kona nightingale seemed to
have an idea, and stopped to give
it due consideration. What over
it was lie (or she?) did not get it
straightened out until the rest of
the lield had ambled by, much to
the disgust of Philip.
Wilson, the wonder horse, under
the direction of his owner, Mr.
Harris, gave an exhibition of in
telligence that was almost human.
"King" Baggot surprised the
assemblage with his exhibition of
trick riding and fancy roping. It
was well done, and was thoroughly
enjoyed by the big crowd, to most
of whom it was absolutely new.
The children's program of
sports, under the supervision of
G. S. Hayniond and II. T. Barclay,
was held in the polo field, and pro
vided amusement for the young
sters for a large part of the day.
Ladies on the Lawn
The hulies of Lihue, to the num
ber of some thirty or more, mot
on the beautiful athletic lawn at
the .Moler's Monday afternoon for
the initial volley ball games of
In addition to the "old timers"
of last year there wore many new
new faces, and new enthusiasms,
from among the new coiners in
our midst, especially the teachers.
After playing Uie regulation
ladies' game of volley ball they
look a turn at the boy's game of
baseball, and found it'lots of fun.
Tli is will bo a regular institu
tion from now on, every Mon
day afternoon; health and hap
piness for women !
MRS. C. M. V. FORSTER ARRIVES
Mrs. C. M,V. Forster arrived by the
Kinau this morning to join her hus
band, who is head bookkeeper for the
Lihuo Store. Thoy will live in the
homo recently vacated by tho Grotes.
Mrs. Forster, nco King, is a sister of
Mrs. Chas. A. Rico, well known and
much liked in this community. She
will bo a wolcomo nddition to our
social circles and a helping hand in all
Mrs. F. Carter gave a farewell
dance last evening for Judge
Dickey which was well attended
' and went olf very successfully.
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