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Kim Elsie Wilcox
ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 16. NO. 5.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3. 1920
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER CO.Y
10UR OF KAUA
Dr. Henry S. Curtis, Playground and
Recreational Export, Is to arrlvo on
Kauai on Tuesday, Feb. 10th, and will
I bo here until the 17th. Ho will bo ac
companied by Miss Alice V. Smith,
' formerly of Kauai, now physical direct
brof the elementary schools of Hono
lulu. The following schedule has been
arranged for Dr. Curtis:
Tuesay, Feb. 10. Hanalel District.
Speak at Kilauca school at 2 p. m. for
the people from Haena to Koolau.
Wednesday, Feb. 11. Kawaihau Dis
trict. Speak in tho afternoon at Ka
Speak in tho evening at Lihuo Social
Thursday, Feb. 12. Koloa District.
Speak in the afternoon at Koloa
Speak In the evening at Eleele.
Friday, Feb. 13. Makawcll. Speak
in tho evening at tho Social Hall.
Saturday, Feb. 14. Waimea. Lecture.
Monday, Feb. 1G. Waimea to Mana
Tuesday, Feb. 17. Lihuo schools.
Chairmen on arrangements appoint
ed for the various districts arc: Hana
lel, Miss Langwlth; Kapaa, Geo. S.
llaymond; Llhue, Mrs, R. D. Moler;
Koloa, Mrs. J. K. Farley; Eleele, Mrs.
V. A. Alexander; Makaweli, Mr. Dam.
kroger; Waimea, Mrs. Brandt,
-j Dr. Curtis has a wide range of lect
ures, covering not only'necreational"
subjects, but topics from the great
Held of "Education," "Agriculture and
Rural Life,""The War and Reconstruct.!
l6n." Some of his titles are, "The
Child," "The School as a Community
Center," "Agriculture as a Profession,"
"Agriculture in France," "Americaniz
ation," "The Battle Front in France."
Lihue District Court Notes
'J "" Saturday was general grievance day
in tho Lihuo district court and the
Judgo had his hands full in pacifying
ii trio of daughters of Lusitania, who
appeared before his Honor, volubly
complaining, mother and daughter
against a lanky lady and vice versa.
Charged with assault and battery,
tho Judge did a little juggling and had
tho trio of fair dames arraigned on the
ningle charge of affray, with all it im
plies. Each ono and all of the fair
defendants gleefully swore they pulled
each others hair and had been using
audi language as to make both Court
r.nd Interested spectators blush for
Eventually, having found all guilty
of participating iu the mole, the Court
generously sentenced each to pay tho
flno of ton dollars and cost of court.
The fines paid, tho trio bustled out
of tho court room, each swearing to
get tho other as soon as they cound
conveniently lay their hands on a law
yer. Results are awaited.
The Kapaa school kitchen does a
thriving as well as a profitable bus!--J
ness. The school lunches run at an
f.verage of about 200 a month, and
Ihero is a comfortablo balanco in the
treasury. Those who know, say that
the servlco is excellent.
.It is a treat as well as an inspiration
to watch the setting up exercises at
tho Kapaa school. Tho skill and facll.
ity of tho movements aro only equalled
by the enthusiasm and Interest of tho
The Anahola school has been mak
ing a survey of the community as to
Americanism and they find that all
children in tho school aro Americans,
nid about as many more outside of it.
The un-American balance numbers
only somo 45.
' Win. McKay, late superintend
cut of the Inter-Island, is on Kau
ai, lie is accompanied Ity his
W. A. Louisson, of Schwartz,
.td., is on Kauai in pursuit of
Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Thurtell and
daughter left for tho mainland on Sat
urday. C. A. Baggott, the popular automo
bile mi n, made a (lying business visit
to the metropolis last week.
Mrs. A. S. Wilcox, accompanied by
Mrs. S. B. Deverlll, returned to Hono.
lulu last Saturday after a brief visit
Mr. r.iul Mrs. Simpson and three
children arrived this morning. The
llttlo girl who was so dangerously ill,
Mrs. Dora Isenberg, expected homo
before this, is held up In Australia by
tho strides there, and there Is no posi
tive nss.iranco as to just when sho will
Mr. Ii. Rohrig went to Honolulu on
Saturday preparatory to entering into
busines t there. Mrs. Rohrig and Lei
lahl wi-1 remain in Lihue for a few
The Eleele community enjoyed a de
lightful evening outing of the picnic
variety at tho Wahiawa beach Satur
day evening. Mr. and Mrs. Eby, Sr.,
were tli3 honor guests of tho occasion.
C. H. Jennings, representative of the
Mercantile Reference Agenc, has been
on tho Island the past week, busy on
work connected with the publication
of a new reference book. Mr. Jennings
was formerly manager of the Kauai
Trading Co., of Koloa.
C. T. Bailey, Commissioner of Pub
lic Lan Is, came down this morning
and-wllFbo on Kauai for tho balanco of
the week. He is here in connection
with the sale of railway rights of way
through the Kapaa homestead lands to
the Makee Sugar Company.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thurston, and
Mr. and Mrs. Midkiff, are staying at
the Bror.dbent place at Walpoull. The
Thursto.is are hero on a periodical
visit, while tho Midkiffs aro to remain
as regul.ir residents, Mr. Midkiff being
local ag3nt in charge of H. S. P. A.
interest:! and experiments.
Miss Pepper, formerly school and
community nurse at Kapaa, Is return
ing to Kauai as Government tubercu
losis nurse for the East side of the Is
land. S'.io won the respect and effect
ion of all with whom she came In con
tact when she was hero before, and
will assuuredly provo a very ofllclent
and welcome appointee in the new ca
pacity. :o :-
Miss Ada W. Paul entertained her
Makawe"! friends at tea on Friday
The Makaweli teachers entertained
at a bul ot supper last Wednesday in
honor oi Miss Harriett Stanley, Mr.
Curtis Turner and Mr. Douglas Mcafc
The parties honored having had birth
day ann.'vorsaries during the week.
The members of the Makaweli Soc.
iuI Club held a moonlight swim and
beach sjppor Saturday evening at
Mr. Walworth has completed con
structing and equipping the "V" Ford
so as to enable him to show motto, l
pictures in any camp, as he now gen
erates h'.H own power.
THE WALLING ARRIVES
The S. S. Walllngford arrived at
Port Allen this morning from Seattle
and San Francisco with 210 tons of
goneral fre'ght. Sho will load 900
tons of tugur and depart tomorrow.
Bernard Frosseth, secretary of
the Hawaiian Hating Company,
was among the passengers nrriv
ine; this morning.
.1. 11. Hall, the new electrical
.superintendent for Lihue, is in
charge and finds much to he done.
.Mr. C. A. Uice is building a com
modious mountain house at Ko
kee. :o :
This phenomenal weather is too
beautiful the planters are call
ing for raiu.
The Filipino National Associa
tion held their annual convention
at. Waimea from Wednesday to
Saturday of last week. There
were 40 delegates from the differ
ent. Islands, and various matters
of importance to the welfare of
the Filipinos on these Islands
were discussed, including the
strike grievances and claims. The
temper of the convention was on
the whole pacific rather than pug
nacious or radical and resulted in
framing resolutions of request to
the planters which were passed,
and forwarded to the Planters As
sociation in Honolulu. These were
along the line of better living con
ditions, welfare work, etc., rather
than any exorbitant demand for
Prominent among the leaders
were Nicholas Dizon, president of
the association; llev. S. Ygloria,
treasurer, anil B. Makapagal, Ter
They tire conservative, level
headed men, with an influence
which can hardly fail to be salu
tary and in the best interests of
tli3 Filipino people here.
A MOK ill AX A, TREAT
Mr. and Mrs. Dohrinun and
daughter arrived this morning
and arc guests of Mr. and Mrs. O.
A. Kite, at Kalapaki. They will
be on Kuuni for a week or more.
The Dolirniaiis are travellers
of wide experience who are mak
ing a very leisurly tour of these
Islands; people of refinement
and culture whom it is a pleasure
to meet and know.
Mr. Dohrman is an expert am
ateur photographer who has made
a large collection of beautiful pic
tures wherever he has . gone, lie
is also a successful lecturer, com
bining an interesting story with
most charming lantern slide pic
tures. lie will give one of these illus
trated lecture on the Italian lakes
to the Mokihana Club at the Soc
ial Hall on Wednesday evening,
and one on Switzerland, Friday
evening. They will be treats.
XAWILIWIIJ GARAGE HOSTS
HOME OX FURLOUGH
Nawiliwili Garage, Ltd., were
hosts to their employes last Satur
day evening tit a very line hum tit
Niumalu. Besides the employees,
a number of special guests were
invited. It was a jolly occasion,
and was greatly enjoyed by all.
Rainfall for the Week
Painfull for week ending Sun
day, Feb. 1, 1920:
Waiuiha Power House 0.20
Wainiha Intake 0.07
Koloa 0.0 1
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ADVERT! SI XG MAX
Charles 11. 'Fra.ier, of the Pio
neer Advertising Company, of Ho
nolulu, is nmking a business visit
to Kauai, having arrived this
P. K. Hodgson, of Henry May
& Company, is on the Island for
The so called Lindemaun kul
anas, some IS pieces in all at
Wailua, have been purchased by
a Japanese hui, of which Kimata,
of Hleele, is the responsible pro
moter. Kimata has been on the
Islands some :t0 odd years, about
two-thirds of which time he has
spent at Eleele. where he has been
in the employ of the plantation as
The kuleanas have a combined
aggregate area of about 17 acres,
and brought 1500, which is n very
reasonable figure as prices go now.
The new owners are having them
located, surveyed, and permanent
They will engage in the rice bus
iness on them, and will build a
inoderli, up-to-date rice mill on
one of them, just mauka of the
road at. the Lihue end of the Wai
XEW RESIDENCES AT LIHUE
TliC'Orandhoinine new home on
the hill just above the Lutheran
church, Lihue, is well along to
ward completion, and presents a
very attractive appearance.
A similar one just adjoining it
on the mauka side is also tinder
way, in the early stages, for the
The Jjiflniesons are to have a
commodious and beautiful new
house on the site of '(hat which
they are now occupying, which
will be moved to the rear, for oc
cupation during the building of
the new one.
The plans and specifications are
being drawn up by .1. II. Craig, of
Honolulu, while the const ruction
contract will probably fall to the
Hawaiian Ballasting Co. With
this combination of architect and
builder?, an very fine house will
be secured witness the Lydgutc
The new house to be built by
ihe Bank of Hawaii on the lot op
posite the Lihue hotel, is in the
hands of Finory & Webb for plans
and specifications, and will be
built by the Hawaiian Ballasting
Company. It will be a credit to
the site and the street. It will be
occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Kuhl
THE SUGAR PRODUCT! OX
The sugar production for the
various Kauai plantations as re
ported by the Sugar Factors Co.,
realized for crop and estimat
ed for the 1020 crop is as follows:
Iliiw'n Sugar 21.101 20.121!
Lihue 17.S70 1.75:$
MrHryde 17.001! 14.000
Ma kee 1 5.128 12.000
Kekaha 11.700 17.500
Koloa !).l(i(i 7.050
Kilauea 1.755 (5.500
(',. & P. l.IUO .'5.G00
Crave Farm I1.75S !U50
Waimea 1.505 2.400
(iraud total for
Territory !0:t.5S:5 500.711
The falling oir iu 11)20 is largely
due to the shortage on Hawaii,
owing to dry weather on the Hani
iikua Coast, and the transition
disturbances at Waiakea.
C. A. Brown, of Honolulu, well
known on Kauai, came over this
morning. He has interests in
llanalei and Haena which require
his attention, from time to time,
I Kapaa Notes i
A. G. Kaulukou, representing W. O.
Crowell, of the Waimea Garage, took
over the management of the affairs of 1
the Kawaihau Garage last week and, I
it Is rumored, that the Waimea con
cern may buy out the present owners
and establish, a branch here.
Mr. C. D. Hudson, tractor man ot
the Schuman Carriage Company, re
turned to Honolulu on Saturday after
a week spent in the Wailua Home
steads teaching several new owners
of Cleveland tractors how to opcrato
Being a firm believer in that old
saying, "It pays to advertise," John F.
Rapozo, in addition to advertising in
tho columns of The Garden Island,
sent out large batches of cards last
week announcing tho opening of his
Another building was started last
weok adjoining the Kapaa Meat Mark
et. This will bo one of the largest
buildings in Kapaa and will house a
tailor shop and two general stores
Tho annual report of the president
of the Dank of Hawaii, Limited, of
Honolulu, mado public last week, con
tained the interesting news that the
Makee Sugar Company had agreed to
rent to tho Bank of Hawaii a portion
of their now building to bo erected
here this year. This news confirms
reports circulated last year that this
bank was contemplating the establish
ment of a branch here this year.
Lihue Store keeps thoroughly
abreast of the times in all re
spects. The latest improvement
is in the line of hours. Like the
Metropolitan store everywhere it
now opens up for business at sev
en o'clock in the morning instead
of sometime in the dark as hereto
fore. The store eniplayes can now
get their breakfast at a Christian
time like other people.
MARINE FOOT BALL AND
BASEBALL STAR IS HERE
B. Henderson, who played ball on
the fast Marine team as an lnficlder,
and last year played on the Mare Is
land ship yard team on tho coast, and
was ono of the best half-backs that
ovor hit Honolulu, has accepted a flosl.
tlon on the McBryde plantation, where
he expects to reside In future Hend
erson halls from Pitt, Pennsylvania
and has spent quite a while In the Is
lands, which, ho admits is the place
for him. -
THE MISSIXG LINK
The missing gear wheels for
Kealia mill have at length arriv
ed, just this morning, by the Like
like. Now there is a bit of chain
for one of the conveyors missing,
which will hold up grinding until
it is found. Verily the worries and
disappointments of the plantation
man are manifold and wearisome.
FLOOD RUIXS APIARY
The sugar and rice men arc not
the only ones who had trouble
growing out of the recent storms.
The bee men who happened to be
in business on low ground suffer
In Hanapepc the whole apiary
station containing scores of hives
were swamped by the Hood that
came down the river, and were un
der water long enough to ruin the
station. The bee men are looking
ground for the rem -
mints that are left from the disas
ter. BABY DAUGHTER DIES
The infant daughter of Mr. and,
m ii hi i i- i i t. i 1
Mrs. F. W. Burns died last week
at Kealia. The fatal result was
the unexpected culmination of
what was not considered a danger
GIG LIHUE MILL
READY FOR WORK
The additions and alterations
to the Lihue mill, in hand for
months now, are finally completed
and the finishing touches are be
ing given here and there, with the
intent to turn over the engines
and the great battery of crushers
tomorrow. Actual steady work
on vast quantities of cane daily
will follow on Thursday or Fri
day. These additions and alterations
will put it into the very front
ruuk of Inland mills, for efficiency
and cxtiaction, and it will soon
make up for lost time and a late
The cost of these various addit
ions and alterations will run to
something over 200,000.
In addition to the mill recon
struction, the track facilities for
handling and storing cane have
been very much increased and im
proved, so that large reserves of
cane may be stored during the
day for night work.
Will Remain on Island
Dr. Yanagihara's resignation
will affect only his relations to the
Kilauea plantation. He will still
be Government physician for all
that side of the-Island, including
llanalei and Wainiha. He will
open an office at Kapaa from
where he will continue to serve
his patrons on that side of the Is
land as heretofore.
During the long period of 19
years Dr. Yanagihura has made
a host of friends on Kauai, who
esteem him very highly as a faith
ful, efficient, and skilful physician,
and personally as a genial, kindly,
and courteous gentleman, and
they will be very glad to know
that he is going' to remain on the
Home on Furlough
' Manuel Pacheco, U. S. "X., is on
furlough, visiting his parents at
Kilauea. Manuel saw some verv
Istirring times during the war,
having crossed the Atlantic many
times, and experiencing some very
Innrrow escapes. One of the boats
he was on was torpedoed.
A LEISURELY TRIP
The Pobert Hind is at Ahukini
discharging a cargo of coal for
Lihue Plantation. She arrived
last Friday evening nine days
from Honolulu, which she left
Wednesday of the week before.
This reminds one of the good old
schooner days of 50 years ago,
but even so, the little craft of
those old days generally did bet
ter than that. It is also an indi
cation and a reminder of where we
would be without the Inter-Island
steamers, as poor as their service
The Kealia store is in process
'0' - reconstruction and extension.
That part of the building formerly
occupied as offices is being recon
structed and put into shape for
store purposes, and the front ver-
, H '
,lu- sloru ''J' way of extension. It
. .,,,. . . :
will finally make a convenient and
' commodious department store.
Judge Ashford has been spend
ing a few days, ou Kauai.