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MH lilflo Wilcox
ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 16. NO. 34.
L1HUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, AUGUST 24. 1920
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A GREAT GAME
McBryde 3, Llhue 0.
The McBryde Llhuo gamo at Ll
hue, altho played under protest by
Llhue, was for 9 innings, undoubtedly
the greatest exhibition ot ball over
played on the local diamond. For nine
fast innings not a scoro was chalked
for either side, thuogh Prioste lost the
game for Llhuo in the seventh frame
when ho ran by the plate without
touching it. Prioste is not entirely
to blame for this as his big feet got
him to going sldewiso and ho just
counldn't make 'cm tag the plate as ho
The fielding was almost porfect
throughout the regular innings, but
in McBrydes half of the tenth Llhuo
made three costly orrors which set
tled the matter. With the inter
mittent Bhowers that came up through
out the gamo, the wonder is that a
great many more errors were not
Tillie, McDrydo's imported pitcher
made his initial bow to the Kauai pub
lic in this game.
Tillie comes with a great reputation
as a pitcher, being considered ono of
the best In Honolulu. Ho undoubted
ly will show up better in his next
games but ho certainly was olf his
feud in his first appearance as the Li
hue boys got seven hits oft' him one
a threo bagger, against four hits olf
Okuda. However, Tillie struck out
eight men as against Bix for Okuda.
Neither pitcher walked a man during
McBryde 13yrd hits the first ball
pitched for a single; Ishlmura files out
to right and Byrd is thrown out by
catcher while trying to steal second.
Henderson makes first on error at
short, Spalding goes out pitcher to
first. Henderson dies on first. No
Llhue Doi pops a fly to second;
Perrcira bunts but is thrown out,
catcher to first. Okuda fans. No runs.
McBryde Tillie flies out to second.
A. Perreira bunts but the catcher gets
him at first. Robello goes out pitcher
to first. No runs.
Lihue Plroste goes out pitcher to
first. Tank hits for a single. Carvalho
files to short ;Mitzu flies to short. Tank
dies at first. No runs.
McBryde Gabriel flies out to left.
Jordan out pitcher to firsa. Byrd fans.
Lihue Tai fans; Lovcll grounds out
short to first, Dol hits for a triple but
Is killed by catcher and third while
trying to steal home.
McBryde Ichlmura flies out to cen
ter; Henderson flies out to right;
Spalding gets a Btngle, but Tillie is
thrown out at first by pitcher. Hen
derson dies at first. No runs.
Lihue Perrcira grounds out to first,
Okuda fans, Plrosto out pitcher to first.
McBryde Perreira fans; Itobello
flies out to third, Gabriel flies out to
center. No runs.
Lihue Tank out pitcher to flrst.
Carvalho fans; Mltzu flics out to right.
McBryde Jordan fans; Byrd fans;
Ichlmura grounds out second to first.
Lihue Tai fans; Lovcll safe at flrst
on errors at third and first; Dol goes
out on pop fly to flrst; Perreira files
out to second. Lovcll dies at flrst. No
Henderson gets a singlo; Spalding
fans; Henderson steals and is safe
on error at second; Tillo out pitcher
to first; Perreira out pitcher to first.
AT LHUE MILL
The first requirement ot an up-to-date,
modern sugar mill is a thorough
ly equipped shop where all kinds of
ropairs can bo wrought, from a cane
carrier bolt to a broken roller.
Llhuo plantation is installing such
a shop, which will put It in line with
the very best equipped mills on the
Tho shop building will be continu
ous with tho crushing plant, and Im
mediately behind it, and will bo 12G ft.
by 5G ft., with plenty ot room over
head, and with an electric traveling
crane that will travel tho whole dis
tance over crusher plant and shop.
This will be a wonderful convenience
for tho quick and economical dispatch
of work, as it will be able to pick up
any article from a mill cap to a mill
roller, and dolivor it at any point in
tho whole area, about as soon as a boy
would carry a monkey wrench there.
This will be among tho largest and
finest electric cranes on tho Islands.
The shop will contain several lathes
of different sizes one of them with a
swing of 48 Inches, heavy enough to
handle mill rollers and other heavy
work; a 4S inch open side planer, a
G ft radial drill, a 24 inch mortou grind
er, a No. G Cincinnati milling machine,
hydraulic press, etc. All tho above
machines will be individually motor
In connection with the shop there
will bo a locomotive repair pit, with
drop floor to allow of easy removal of
driving wheels saving much time and
trouble over tho old method of jacking
and blocking up tho engines.
In the milling plant it has been
found that the crusher is unequal to
the standards of the rest of the mill.
It will bo discarded and a larger one
with 34 x 7S rolls installed in its place.
Steel caps will be installed on No. 2,
3 and 4 mills, with hydraulic jacks.
In tho boiling house two new hori
zontal return tubular boilers, 7 ft x 20
ft. will bo added. The capacity of the
evaporators will be increased by the
addition of two new cells of 4000 foot
evaporating surface each.
Additional cane storage will be pro
vided by carrying tho tracks farther
up the valley, so that 300 cars can be
stored it need be, and the tracks will
be more conveniently arranged.
These mill improvements have been
mainly designed and aro being carried
out by O. It. Olson, chief engineer, who
has demonstrated his ability and offi
cioncy by long experience in mill con
struction and management.
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Henderson dies at third. No runs.
Lihue Okuda fans; Plrosto hits for
a single and steals second; Tank fans;
Pirosto goes to third on sacrifice hit
by Carvalho. Mitzu goes flrst on a
chance, whilo Pirosto beats it for
home. He fails to touch the plate
and Is tagged out. Carvalho dies at
first. No runs.
McBryde Hohcllo safo on error at
second. Gabriel files out to flrst; Me
doiros flies out to center; Byrd flies
out to right. Itobello dies on second.
Lihue Tai grounds out second to
flrst; Lovcll safo on error at second,
but Is thrown out by catcher trying to
steal second. Dol fans. No runs.
McBryde Ishlmura goes out on
foul fly to third. Henderson fans;
Spalding fans. No runs.
Llhuo Perreira flies out to second;
Okuda gets a singlo; Prioste files out
to second; Tank makes a sacrifico hit
and advances Okuda to third. Car
valho fans. No runs.
McBryde Tlllio gets a single, and
is safo at second on error at short.
Perreira safo at first on error at sec
homeond and Tillie comes homo; Ito
bello safo at first on error at short;
Gabriel goes out pitcher to flrst; Mo
deiros out on long fly an Itobello and
(Continued on page 8)
C. W. Spitz paid Kauai a visit last
week, making tho round trip on tho
B. Henderson, formerly of Pioneer
Mill, arrived on Kauai last week to ac
cept the position of chemist of tho Ll
huo Plantation Company.
M. B. Henshaw, trust officer of the
Bishop Trust Company, has spent the
past week on Kauai attending to mat
ters pertaining to the Chas. II. Wilcox
estate. He returns to Honolulu this
J. B. Munson and Harold Hill, from
tho internal revenue department, aro
on Kauai collecting taxes from the
rent car drivers. Mr. Munson is a
member of thoWalklki baseball team,
and officiated as base umpire at the
Lihue game Sunday.
Geo. T. Klugel. chief cferk of the
hardware department of Thco. H.
Dt-vics & Company, visited Kauai for
several days Inst week. Ho returned
to Honolulu Saturday.
Dr. F. C. Mlghton, Chiropractor, is
staying at tho Lihue Hotel, having re
turned on the Kinau today, from Ho
nolulu, where he spent tho past week
purchasing fittings and equipment for
his new olllco to be located in tho Tip
Top building. Dr. Mlghton will prac
tice temporarily at tho rosidonco of
Mr. J. H. Hall, Lihue.
King Baggott the live-wire manager
of Nawillwill Garage. Ltd., departs for
Honolulu this afternoon on a two
Father Cclestinc, of Koloa, was
among tho returning passengers by the
Kinau this morning.
Miss Cathcrlno Cook, principal of tho
Hanalci school, returned this mcvnlng,
and will dovoto tho balance of her
vacation to getting things into shape
for tho coming year. Among other
important improvements a school kit
chen will bo Installed, whlcn will be
a great boon to the Hanalei children.
Mrs. J. H. Moragne and her daughter
Josephine, who have been spending a
few days in Honolulu returned this
Mrs. Walter Sanborn, who went to
Town about ten days ago for the teach
ers' examinations, returned this morn
ing. Mrs. Hay returned from Honolufu
tills morning where sho had been
spending a week. Her son, William,
Mrs. C. H. Wilcox and children do
parted for Honolulu by tho Lurlino last
Mrs. F. A. Alexander was a passeng
er for Honolulu by the Lurline Thurs
day. Mrs. E. A. Creevey and child, of
Makawcli, left for Honolulu by the
Mrs. E. A. Knudsen returned to
Honolulu by the Lurlino last Thursday
after spending several weeks at her
mountain and beach houses on Kauai,
whore sho entertained extensively.
Mrs. H. H. Brodie, of Hanapepo, was
one of those who departed for Honolu
lu by the Lurlino.
Mrs. C. K. Lyman returned from
Honolulu by the Kinau this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Von Holt and fam
ily came over from Honolulu this
morning and will spend some tlmo on
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Rice, and daught
ers, Edith and Juliet, wont to Town
last Saturday. Miss Juliet will go on
Kast from there to college, while Mrs.
ltlce and Miss Kdith will remain for
the polo games.
Mildred Hogg left for tho University
of California last Saturday. Owing to
tho overcrowded condition of tho in
stitution, it was with dililculty that
sho got in.
Mrs. D. P. R. Isenberg and daughter
camo over from Town this morning to
visit with Mrs. Dora Isenberg.
Mr and Mrs. A. Horner, Jr. roturned
from Town this morning where thoy
have been spending a few days vaca
tion. M. J. Conway, ..Internal Itovenuo
agent, from San Francisco, is on tho
Island looking over tho records of
somo of tho corporations.
Mrs. C. L. Lane, of Llhuo, returned
by tho Kinau Friday morning 'from a
visit of several weekB to Honolulu.
Sho was accompaniod by her mother,
Mrs. C. A. Lano.
Miss Elsie Wilcox went to town on
Saturday and will remain thero a week
Murder and Suicide
at Makaweli Plantation
There was a combination murder
and sulddo stabbing affair at Camp 4,
Makaweli last week.
A certain Filipino gay Lothario be
came so devoted to tho wife of another
man that tho husband had to stay
homo most of the time to guard her.
Whereupon ho tried to induce her to
run away witli him, and when she re
fused he stabbed her to deatli and
then finished himself with the same
MRS. CHAS. A. RICE
HONORED BY JAPANESE
Mrs. Chas. A. Itico, was recently tho
recipient of a beautiful Japanese
screen, presented by tho residents of
Kipu plantation in recognition of her
uiany kindly services to them during
the late flu epidemic.
At the Japanese church last Sunday
morning Mr. Eichl Ishlkawa of Eleele
was married to Miss NIshiko Tomata
The ceremony was porformed by
Rev. K. Okomutoi just before the reg
ular church service. Mr. and Mrs.
Kondo woro groomsman and brides
maid respectively In addition to which
there were flower girls.
The bride was beautifully gowned
in Japanese costume, blue silk kimo
no with gold thread obi the former
being embroidered with the family
coat ot arms.
A reception followed at the dormi
tory at which Japanese and other
delicacies were served.
SUNSHINE AND SHOWERS
Joseph Corrola, Kapaa honu'stoadnr
and candidate for the House of Rep
resentatives on tho Republican ticket,
states that this is tho finest growing
weather for cane that ho has seen in
the last twelve years. Sunshine and
showers mixed in just tho right pro
portion. Ho says tho homesteaders
aro going to have bumper crops next
ADMITTED TO PROBATE
The following estates were admitted
to probate in the circuit court last
Tho C. H. Wilcox estate: Tho will
was presented making ills wife tho
solo heir, and appointing her execu
trix without bond. Sho declined to
act In that capacity and tho Bishop
Trust Co. were appointed executors
under tho will.
Tho E. E. Mahlum estato: Will filed
domising estato to various members of
the family. Bishop Trust Co. will be
The Eliza Kahelo Holt estate: No
will. C. Holt appointed administrator.
Mrs. A. S. Wilcox, Allen C. Wilcox
and wife and Mrs. Dovcrill went to
town Thursday evening on tho Lur
line. Land Agent G. W. Sahr returned
Friday from a short business visit to
Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Wilcox are in
Honolulu for a few days.
S. J. Alu, manager of the Hawaiian
Sugar Co's Camp 2 store, returnod
from Town this morning accompanied
by Mrs. Aiu.
S. S. Peck, expert chemist for tho
A. & B. plantations, is making his
round of tho place's on this Island.
Mrs. Crehore and her daughter, Miss
Crehoro, returned to Honolulu last
Saturday after spending a week or
ten days hero. Mn C. M. Scribner
accompanied them, ana returned this
Mrs. Agusta Rabb, Miss Minnie
Raub, Miss Dora Raab and Miss Orilla
Rabb, relatives or Mrs. A. Horner, Jr.,
aro visiting them at Kapaa.
Mrs. R. L. Wilcox and Mrs. Mary
Rico Scott and children loft for tho
coast by tho Kinau on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Crawford de
parted for tho coast on Saturday for a
vacation trip of threo or four months
during which thoy will visit tholr
Dr. and Mrs. Waterhouse gave a
young folks social at tholr homo in
Koloa last Saturday evonlng which
was well attended and very much en
Annual Meeting of
Chamber of Commerce
The annual meeting of the Kauai
Chamber of Commerce will bo held at
the County Building, Llhuo, Thursday
This will bo an Important meeting
and should bo well attended. Members
who are unable ordinarily to attend
should make an effort to be present on
Thero will bo tho election of officers,
a review of the work of tho year by tho
retiring president, and other important
ALSTON FAMILY LEAVING
Mrs. P. W. Alston and children, and
her sister, Miss Myhand, aro leaving
by the Kinau this afternoon. They will
go to Kohala to make a short visit with
tho Henry Hinds, and then later, will
go back to Loulsaua, whence they
came. This move is in tho interest of
the education of tho children. They
have been a desirable addition to the
community and will be missed.
Mr. Alston will remain a week
MR AND' MRS CAMERON
Wm. H. Cameron, of the Honolulu
Construction & Draying Company,
with Mrs. Cameron and child, are
spending a two week's vacation on
Kauai and aro domiciled at tho new
teachers' cottage at Lihue. Mrs.
Cameron Is tho sister of Miss Charlott
Powers, tho popular Honolulu enter
tainer who gave a recital at tho Tip
Top last year.
Mrs. Cameron is an experienced
milliner and has organized a class
in that art which Is proving very pop
ular with tho ladles of Lihue.
DO YOU. WANTJ YOUR
All veterans of tho lato war, who
desire to receive one ot tho Victory
medals recently awarded by Congress,
are requested to write to Albert S.
Bush, Adjutant of Kauai Post, Ameri
can Legion, who will forward tho
necessary blanks. Tlieso blanks are
to bo propedly filled out and returned
to Mr. Bush, who will forward same
on to Washington. This applies to
non-members as well as members of
the American Legion.
HERD OF AYRSHIRE COWS
COMING FOR LIHUE DAIRY
C. A. Rice, acting manager ot Lihue
Plantation, has received word that the
noxt Lurlino will bring a herd of forty
Ayrshire cows for tho now plantation
dairy. These animals have been chosen
by experts and represent somo of tho
best Ayrshlro stock on tho mainland.
KAUAI'S GROWING AUTO PUBLIC
Thoy say a community's prosperity
can be judged by the number of its
automobiles. Judging from this, the
people of Kauai certainly may be con
sidered prosperous. Sheriff Rice
states thero were sixty registrations
in May, sixty-six In Juno, sixty in July
and sixty to dato In August.
MASARU KICKED BY A FORD
Masaru Shinsckl, Lihuo's little score
keeper and genuino baseball fan, had
tho misfortuno to break his arm last
week whilo trying to wind up a "tin
llzzy." He was on the job, however,
Sunday, and although ho could not
keep tho scoro himself, ho showed an
assistant how to do it.
VICE-CONSUL VISITS KAUAI
Mr. V. Furuya, vice-consul for Japan,
spent last week on Kauai arriving
Tuesday and leaving Saturday.
Immediately on his arrival ho went
to Waimoa whero ho spent threo days
making tho porsonal acquaintance of
tho Japanese people and seeing the
places of interest thereabouts.
Wednesday aftornoon thero was a
recoption for him at tho Waimoa Hotel.
Thursday ho camo to Llhuo, and that
evening a banquet was given in his
honor at the Tip Top. Friday was
spout at Hanalci.
Mr. Furuya la a polished gentleman,
and of superior education, well fitted
for his position.
Representing himself ns a piano
salesman, a Korean giving his namo
as Albert Chyng, Is reported to havo
secured several hundred dollars from
Kawalhau residents as flrst payments
on pianos nnd phonographs which ho
sold them, but which have so far fallod
to arrive although several weeks havo
elapsed since his departure.
Chyng arrived on Kauai several
weeks ago and introduced himself as
a representative of tho Thayer Piano
Co., of Honolulu. Ho paid visits to tho
homesteaders and others, nnd succeed
ed in getting somo of them Interested
in his easy payment plan of owning a
player piano. An initial payment of
$50 for a I860 piano was requested of
his customers, but some of tho shrewd
ones were let off with a first payment
of only $5 to bind the bargain. Tho
terms were to bo $50 down and $15
per month until tho piano was fully
After a weok on Kauai, Chyng do
parted for Honolulu, but when no sign
of any pianos at NawiliwIH or else
where was to be seen, his victims got
suspicious. Mrs. L. Mundon, who, with
Mrs. A. Kaauwai, wife of Rov. I. Kaau
wai of the Kapaa Hawaiian Church,
had paid the salesman $50 on account, -wrote
to tho Thayer Piano Company
and was informed that the company
had not sent any ono to Kauai for tho
last six months. The firm, however,
informed her that tho matter had been
immediately placed in tho hands of tho
Honolulu police and that everything
possible would bo done to bring tho
alleged swindler to Justice.
Those who paid Chyng for pianos
that did not materialize, Included Dep
uty Sheriff Hano, T. Matsurra, Mrs.
Kaauwai for the Kapaa Hawaiian
Church, Leo Wing, D. Koyes, Joo
Toves, M. Morlta and J. Contrados.
According to tho latest reports
Chyng has been apprehended on Maul,
whore ho was working tho same gamo.
THE REGISTRATION OF
THE WOMAN VOTER
Pending tho proclamation of Wo
mans Suffrago as the law of tho land,
J. M. Kaneakua, tho County Cluerk, 1b
making provision for tho registration
rush which will probably be on In a
Thero are, ho says, 1020 registered
male voters in tho district, including
Kauai and Nlihau and ho estimates
that thero will bo at least 800 woman
voters who will register.
The essential qualifications will bo
The application must bo 21 years of
age must bo an American citizen by
birth, marriage or naturalization and
must bo able to read and wrlto either
the English or Hawaiian language and
must have been a resident of tho Ter
ritory ono year, and of the district
In many cases a thoroughly good
American woman will find herself In
eligible to register and vote bocauso
sho is married to an alien an English
man or a Scotchman. Just what position
the American woman will bo in who
is married to a Filipino is uncortaln,
since the latter is not an alien, but a
Some considerable extra clerical
help will bo needed for tho registration
of the women, as well as different regis
ters, affidavits, etc. Theso will bo of
a different color, so that, after tho
manner o f tho Quaker church, tho
men and women may be kept apart.
Kekahu will finish grinding early in
September. They will have a crop of
17,700 tons about 200 tons over esti
mate. Lihue Plantation will finish grind
about tho mlddlo of Septembor,
Makaweli will finish grinding about
the middle of September.