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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 16. NO. 51.
L1HUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. DECEMBER- 21. 1920
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TomI Ynmamoto, well known local
boy who served Uncle Sam during tho
late World War, and better known as
"Tomichl," Is at Kealia Hospital suf
fering from five severe knife wounds
received In an encounter with a bur
glar at his home at Walpoull on Thurs
According to his own statement
made to his friends who visited him at
the hospital on Friday morning, he was
asleep In his room at about 11:30
that night, when ho suddenly awoke
arid saw a Filiulno groping around
tho room. Ho at once got up and
grappled with the Intruder beforo tho
latter had a chance to got away, with
tho result that ho received two deep
gashes on the left cheek, two on his
left arm and one on his left side, be
low tho arm-pit.
All the cuts required stitching by the
doctor. The victim's parents, who
lived in an adjoining room, were
aroused by this time, but they came
upon the scene too late.
The wounded boy was taken to the
hospital at once, and the police .were
notified. A search of the scene of the
assault revealed a coat stained with
blood, which evidently belonged to
the would-be-burglar, and also blood
stains near tho gate, but so far, all
efforts to locate ho culprit have been
Big Day At Waipouli
Arranged New Year
Preparations are well under way for
a big time at Walpoull on New Year's
day. Horse races will ta'ke up the
forenoon from 9:30 to 12. After lunch
there will be a milo and quarter mile
foot races. At 2 o'clock the baseball
game between the Braves and the
Makees will take place.
Following is tho tentative program:
9:30 M mile race,... Luke vs Ishida
9:45 1 milo race Free for all
10:00 Vi mile raco ....Hawaiian Bred
10:20 milo raco ...Hawaiian Bred
10:40 mile raco ..Kauai Bred Cup
11:00 V4 mile raco Luke vs Fernandes
11:20 mile race Free for all
11:40 mile race Hawaiian Bred
12:00 Cowboy Relay Race
12:20 Tashima vs Kubokawa
12:20 to 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 1 mile Foot Race
1:30 4 mile Foot Race
2:00 Baseball, Braves vs Makees
Five hundred dollars in prizes will
bo given in the races.
THE MILLS BEGIN GRINDING
The mills all around the Island are
starting up on the 1921 crop. Kekaha
and Waimea led off Nov. 30. Koloa
started Dec. 1C, Makawcll and Mc
Brydo on the 20th, Kealia will start
next Monday, and Llhuo a few days
later. KUauca is delayed by some niill
improvements and will not get under
way until about the middle of January.
It has been a very good year for
growing and banner crops are expect
ed all around.
AN ENJOYABLE PARTY
There was a most delightful and
unique children's party given by Mrs.
Livesey, of tho Homosteads, last Fri
day evening, in honor of Josephine
Israel's birthday. A goodly number of
children and young folks went from
LI hue. and elsewhere, and they had a
most enjoyable time, with refresh
ments manifold and delicious. With
a hospitality that knows no limits the
far away guests wore kept over night.
The children declare that it was tho
"very best over." ,
The Hanamaulu school gave an
entertainment last Friday evening at
tahe Hanamaulu Hall for the benefit
of the school.
Singing, Recitations and drlllsformed
the bulk of tho program which went
off very well indeed. Tho house was
crowded to overflowing and many
could not got in. They cleared some
thing over $50.
D. W. Fun, prominent merchant of
Honi-pepe, paid a visit to Lihuc last
l.lrs. W. H. Smart,, of Now York
City, arrived last week to visit until
after tho holdays with her si3ter, Mrs.
Chris. Christian, of Hanamaulu.
Mr- J. C. Johnston, of tho access
ories department of the von Hamm
Young Company, Honolulu, la visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Christian, of Han
Chang Yau, of tho Bank of Bishop &
Co., Walmea leaves for Honolulu to
nirht for a twoweok's vacation.
Kiong Soong and Louis Mendez,
leading homesteaders in tho Wailua
section, .leave for town by the Kinau
Miss Dyer, recently 'of tho Hana
maulu school, left for Town on Satur
day and will not return. She has
been transferred to Maui where she
has special friends.
Mrs. W. N. Bowen who has been
acting Principal of the Hanamaulu
school during tho absence of Mrs.
Bridgewatcr leaves on Friday for
Town and will not return as Mrs.
Bridgewatcr is back.
Miss Soule left on Saturday for her
home in California on a vacation. She
expects to bo gone about six weeks.
Josephine Moragne Is home for tho
Miss Green and Miss Jacobs of tho
Lihuc school left on Saturday for the
BOY SCOUT NEWS
An important meeting of the Kauai
Council B. S. A., was held at the
county building last Wednesday after
noon. W. F. Sanborn reported as
chairman of the constitution commit
tee and presented a copy of the now
constitution with a recommendation
of its adoption. Secretary Creevey
read the constitution and by-laws. On
motion of Commissioner Warner each
article and section was considered
separately. While this method con
sumed time it brought out tho techni
cal details affecting Kauai coq Mtions
and aroused enthusiasm in tho coun
cil. With certain necessary altera
tions the constitution was then
adopted. It is a document setting
forth tho ideals of scouting and the
business . system whereby scout act
ivities aro handled. It should be
tead by all Kauai citizens. The other
members of tho committee were Karle
B. Morgan and Eric A. Knudsen.
The council then proceeded to the
election of officers for the new year.
The method of election agreed upon
was by ballot without nomination.
The result was as follows: Honorary
President, Wm. Hyde Rico; President,
Win. McCluskey; Vice President, Eric
A. Knudsen; Secretary, Karle B.
Morgan (after reelection of E. A.
Creevey, who found it impracticable
lo accept,); Treasurer, Rev. J. M.
Lydgate; Auditor, F. W. Jennings;
Commissioner, J. O. Warner; Deputy
Commissioners, Father Hubert and
Commissioner Warner then present
ed tho matter of the proposed visit of
oight Honolulu scouts, under the lead
ership of Ezera Crane. On motion it
was decided to invite the boys to
Htay for tho full week of Dec. 27 to
Jan. 4. Tho commissioner was author
ized to mako all necessary expendi
tures and tho details of entertainment
were, left to him.
The purpose of tho visit of tho Ho
nolulu scouts is to deepen tho public
interest and to supply valuablo object
lessons to tho boys of Kauai. The
public will be interested to know tho
personel of tho party and tho special
qualifications of each scout. Tho party
Is to bo composed as follows:
Ezra J. Crane, Eagle Scout and dele
gate to Scout Convention in Loudon,
Nobuji Nagata, junior patrol leader,
troop nhie, slgnlling champion Ho
Alfred McQueen, patrol leader troop
eighteen; holds island record for
making llro without matches.
Robert Hopo, scribe of troop nine;
expert all-round scout.
Kenneth Olds, scribo of troop ten;
winner of Duncan cup in water boil
Russel Frazler, patrol leader of troop
four; youngest scout making good
Allen McGuIrt', assistant scoutmaster
troop nine; expert in drilling and
Kalani Cockett, troop nine; winner of
The regular meeting of the Board I th5 real personal property in tho
of Supervisors of the County of Kauai County for 1921, three tenths of
for tho purpose of approving a Budget w!iieh to bo used for Public Improve-
of Expenditures for Public Improve
ments, etc. for 1921 for the County of
Kauai was held on Wednesday, Decem
ber 15th, 1920, at 9:30 a. m.
Present: H. D. Wlshard, Chairman,
T. Brandt, W. D. McBryde, J. F. Bel
tencourt Jr., A. Monefogllo.
Tho Board at.onco took up tho con
sideration of a Budget of Expendit
ures for salaries, pay-rolls and public
improvements for 1921, and after work
ing all the forenoon and a part of tho
afternoon on the matter approved a
Budget of Expenditures as listed hore
inbelow. The Board also, after having care
fully gone over the situation and the
school needs, approved a School Bud
get for 1922-19''3 also listed herein
below. An estimate of expenditures for 1921
for the Board of Child Welfare was
received during tho consideration of
the foregoing budgot for salaries, etc.
and the same was given tho attention
Two (2) requests from tho Kauai
Telephonic Co. Ltri., for permission
(1) To cut the pavement directly in
front of tho Company's new lot near
and on the Hanamaulu side of tho
Tip Top Building, Llhue, to enable
It to run its cables underground
acroo3 tho main public road in order
to connect its switchboard with the
telephone lines to Kapaa and Hana
(2) To attach two (2) iron bracket
fixtures to tho mauka side of tho
Wailua Bridge, same to be used as
auxiliary supports for tho CompanyV
telephone lines crossing the Wailua
were recoived and both were granted
upon the condition howover, that tho
work shall be done with tho approval
of the County Road Supervisor.
Upon a motion from Mr. Bettencourt
Jr fhe County Road Supervisor was
instructed to forward a bill and to
collect tho sum of $1,000.00 from the
Koloa Sugar Company for macadam
izing tho road leading to tho com
pany', new mill from a point begin
ning from where tho main road
Church in Koloa, and which sum the
company promised to pay. ,
Upon a motion from Mr. McBryde,
tho Treasurer was instructed to col
lect tho sum of $750.00 from the
McBryde Sugar Co. Ltd., for the use
of tho County's water for ono year.
Upon tho request of tho Auditor he
was, on the motion of Mr. Menefoglio
and by a vote, authorized to transfer
all accounts amounting to $0,039.51
charged against tho General Fund for
"Puukapelo Water Works" to tho Per
manent Improvement Fund.
Mr. Menefoglio moved that a tax at
tho rate of one per cent (!) upon
JUDGE FRANKLIN REVERSED
IN LOCAL CASE!
The damage suit of Ishl Tsuru fos
$5,000 against tho Hawaiian Sugar
Company, Ltd. tried in this Circuit a
yeat- ago last month. Judge C. S.
Franklin of Honolulu, presiding, has
been remanded for a new trial hero.
Tho presiding Judge ordered tho
jury to return a verdict for the de
fendant after both sides had been
hoard. The plaintiff, through Messrs.
A. G. Kaulukou and E. K. Aiu, her at
torneys, appealed to tho Supremo
Court, whoso decision sets aside the
verdict. Messrs. Smith, Warren &
Stanley appeared for tho defendant.
KOLOA SOCCER TEAM BEATS
The Koloa-Makawell postponed
gamo was played off at Koloa las'
Sunday, Koloa winning by a score of
1 to 0. -
Tho Kinau this morning brought a
lot of school children returning homo
for tho Holidays.
It was 57 Monday morning at Llhuo,
and 42 at Kokee. Seasonable winter
weather, with brilliant beautiful days.
A Circuit Court decreo of divorce
has been granted to Mrs. W. A. Dean.
In tho final hearing tho defendant
failed to appear.
mi'iits and seven tenths for Perman
ent Improvements, bo assessed, and
the Assessor for the Fourth Division,
being the County of Kauai, be notified
of this action, and being seconded by
Mr. McBryde tho motion was carried.
After an explanation by the County
Road Supervisor, ho was, upon tho
motion of Mr. McBryde seconded by
Mr. Menefoglio, authorized to spend
a further sum of not more than three
hundred and fifty dollars ($350.00)
for alterations which have been
found necessary In the construction
of the new Kalahco School Building.
Upon his personal request the
County Road Supervisor, upon the mo
tion of Mr. McBryde seconded by Mr.
Bettencourt Jr. was given full auth
ority to purchase a Transit Level for
tho County's use.
Two demands for pay for laborers
for November last were approved
against the following appropriations,
Road Tax Special Deposit Llhue, $22.00
Upon another request of tho Audit
or he was, on the motion of Mr.
McBryde seconded by Mr. Brandt,
authorized to transfer bills total
whereof amounted to $408.28 charged
to tho Account tor "Road Tax Special
Deposit, Koloa" so they may bo paid
out of the General Fund.
Financial reports for October, 1920,
being the Treasurer's) Treasurer
Auditor,, Auditor's Report of ' appro
priations etc., and the Joint Report;
Auditor's Quarterly Report to Sep
tember 30, 1920; Report of tho Depu
ty Bank Examiner for tho financial
conditions of tho County of Kauai to
June 30th, 1920; and Nos. 259, 259a,
259aaa, and 259b for November last,
being the Treasurer's, Treasurer
Auditor, Auditor's Report of receipts
and disbursements to Novembor 30th
lest etc, and tho Joint Report, were
approved upon the advico of Mr.
After a satisfactory explanation by
the County Road Supervisor, upon the
motion of Mr. McBryde seconded by
Mr. Brandt, he was given full author
ity to install an underground tank to
hold about 550 gallons for storing gas
oline for the County's use.
Budget of Expenditures hereinabove
Salary County Road Supervisor
Pay of Police:
(Continued on page 5)
"SMiLERG" STILL UNBEATEN
Tho Fuhi sluggers started out Sun
day to tako the Smilers off their ped
estal of 1000 per cent. With their
team greatly strengthened by tho re
lease of M. Fernandez and Tuniora
from tho soccer team, they had high
hopes of defeating tho Llhuo team.
They did well, but Okuda and Tank
as Lihue's battery proved too big a
nut to crack. Bob was in great fonn
and some of the twisters he sent ovor
made tho Puhl boys dizzy. The
game ended 5 to 2 in favor of tho
Tho NavillwlllIIanamaulu gairo
was postponed to allow M. S. Carvel! o
Jr. ono of Hanamaulu's star players,
to get married.
STANDING OF TEAMS
SALVATION ARMY CHRISTMAS
The Koloa Salvation Army Hall
will bo open Christinas afternoon rt
2:30, and everybody Is cordlallv In
vited to attend.
There will be many small trec3
throughout tho camps, and qulto a
number of families will be treated to
a basket of supplies.
Mrs. W. F. Sanborn returned this
morning bringing her son Jacky
recently operated on for appendicitis
Throughout the Island
Preparations are complete for the
big community Christmas exercises to
be held in the Llhuo Armory next
Saturday (Christmas) night. A beauti
ful tree will bo a conspicuous feature
and tho singing of carols, led by Mr.
Carl Fascr, will engage all who can
possibly sing them, A cantata, In
volving some forty children actors, de
picting Santa Claus and his family
and flocks of farlcs and brownies in
attendance, will bo tho main event.
The goneral public Is cordially In
vited to bo present and sharo in the
The children's Christmas Cantata,
"Old Krlss Kringle," will bo rendered
as a part of tho community Christmas
program at Llhuo Armory on the eve
ning of December 25th. Following
aro tho characters:
Santa Claus Mr. Piyless
Mrs. Santa Claus Emily II
Grandpa Robin Hogg
Grandma Mrs. Hobby
Bessie Alice Simpson j
Mario Eileen Carter:
Jean Katherlno Moragne J
Lulu Isabel Hogg
Amy Dora Rico
June Jennlo Dias
Josio Dorothea Sloggett
Harry Kenneth Bayless
Harold James Hogg
Stewart Lloyd Nelson
Ernest Glen Hopper
Tlnblo Ruth Hobby
Tingle Mary Achi
Fancy Edith Sloggett
Fox Ear Merwin Nelson
Rabbit Foot Alice Napoleon
Bear Tooth ... Billy Hobby
Eagle Claw Uki Miwa
Yoshimolo Hashimoto, Margaret Cae
sar, Amelia Ferrelra, Joo Amaral,
Ululani Hayselden, Herman Blshaw.
Lillian 'Jamieson, Hazel Simpson,
Hilary Nelson, Allco Nelson.
Eleele is to have a communltyChrist
mas tree on Christmas evening at the
social hall. Mr. Macdonald, Mr. Brodie
and the teachers 'are making tho prep
arations. McBryde plantation has
placed a substantial contribution at
tho disposal of this committee for a
proper observance. It would be giving
matters away to announce all that Is
going to happen.
On Sunday evening Waimea will
celebrate tho season with appropriate
exorcises and a community tree which
will bo planted In front of the resi
dence of Mr. W. O. Crowell. Tho Y.
M.C.A. and Sunday schools of tho dif
ferent churches will furnish a program
of songs, exercises and tablcaus. Judge
Kapaheo will lead tho carols, Mrs.
Hofgaard is chairman of tho commltteo
on arrangements and Mrs. Wright is
especially busy in preparations, which
is a sulllcient guarantee of a good
Ilanaloi has planned their Christmas
festivities for next Friday morning
and afternoon. Appropriate religious
exercises will bo hold in tho Chinese
church at 11 o'clock in tho morning.
Mr. J. O. Warner will deliver a Christ
mas address at this gathering. In the
afternoon games, etc., especially "etc,"
will comprise tho program at tho big
DUKE BEATEN .IN CENTURY
Honolulu, Doc. 20 Bill Karris defeat
ed Duke Kahanamoku in tho hundred
yard dash at tlfe "Y" tank last night,
equaling Duke's record of :55.4 in
Lihue Union Church
Christian Church Servico will be
held next Sunday morning at 11
o'clock. There will bo special car
ols by tho Sunday School choir and
a solo, "Tho Angels Song" sung by
Mrs. Wm. Rico, Jr. The pastor will
give a brief Christmas message.
Tho Contata, "The Story of Beth
lehem" will bo given in tho Tip Top
Thoatro Sunday night at 7:30. See
iho program on the editorial pago.
R. W. Bayless, Pastor.
Tn nniiTfm.r r.nr
Last Saturday at Kokaha the cutting
field caught fire, presumably by acci
dent, from the locomotive, and an area
of about 35 acres was burned over be
fore tho lire could be put out. It jvas
he ivy cane, estimated at 80 tons to
tho ncre, so that It is a largo amount
of cane which must bo harvested just
as soon as possible, to prevent Ser
The Filipinos were cutting and they
did their best to put out tho lire. Tho
Japanese loaders, on the other hand,
decllifed to render any assistance.
They ilnlshod loading their cars, then
Kapaa Notes t
Tho Misses Rutherford, Asing, Rem
icU and Banks, and Mrs. Johnson, all
teachers at tho Kapaa school, left on
Saturdayvfor Honolulu to'spend Christ
mas. All will return before New
Years, with the exception of Miss
Banks, who will bo stationed in Hono
lulu, and Mrs. Johnson, who is leaving
Kauai. However, tho departure of tho
two teachers leaves only one vacancy
to bo filled, as Mrs. Alice Rodrigues,
who taught here for many years prior
to her departure for Waianae last
June, will return to Kapaa next term
to take up her old position.
Probably due to the exodus of lab
orers from other plantations to tho
local homesteads and Kealia, tlfe en- ,
rollnieiit of the Kapaa school has
shown considerable increase during
December, about 30 pupils being trans
ferred hero from other schools, a
majority being from Koloa and Wal
mea. The Christmas play and concert
given by the pupils at Kapaa on Fri
day afternoon and evening was a huge
success, and more than $400 was rea
lized. The play was called "A Day at
Paukahana School." Those who help
ed mako the play a success included
Mr. J. Rodrigues, stage director; Mr.
Priggo and Miss Mahikoa, ticket seller
and collector respectively, Misses
Mladinich, Ssing, Heo and Mrs. Per
kins, ushers, and Miss Rutherford and
Mrs. Matsurra, in charge of costumes.
Tho entire police force of Kawai
hau together with about three dozen
citizens made a hurried trip to tho
homesteads last Sunday evening at
about 3:30 to trap two Filipino burg
lars who had been seen trying to
break into tho Morita residence ahovo
Kapahi. John Toves, who lived near-,
by, was passing tho place just after
dusk, when ho saw two Filipinos try
ing to open tho back door of tho house
which was unoccupied at tho timo.
For fear of being attacked when ho
saw another Filipino coming in his
direction, Toves dashed into the near
by cane Held, and the noise caused
tho two Filipinos to make a hurried
When the police arrived, the whole
neighborhood was gone over in an eff
ort to And the mauraders, and every
body who looked suspicious was ques
tioned, but with no results. Tho men
Tho Pacifies defeated the Farmers
in a close gamo on Sunday by tho
scoro of 12 to 11. For tho first time
in tho last six weeks tho weather was
ideal for baseball, but only ono gamo
was played on account of tho with
'drawal of tho Liberty team from tho
Tho now Intor-lsland steamer, tho
City of Topeka, has arrived in Hono
lulu. She came ovor from San Fran
cisco under the command of tho vet
oran Intor-Islaud Captain Freeman,
taking ten days for tho trip.
She was built in Pennsylvania in
1884. She is 190 feet long; with a
gross tonnage of 1057 tons.
She is reported to havo cost tho
Inter-Ialand $150,000. Sho will prob
ably bo put on tho Waimea run
during tho sugar season, and may bo
called tho "Walmea."