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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 17. NO. 4.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. JANUARY, 25. 1921
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Mr. O. A. Rice, managing dir
' "ector of the Ahukini Terniinal &
Bailway Company, this morning
stated that there wns( absolutely
no foundation to the report that
the Ahukini harbor work had
been halted. "As a matter of
fact, the work is going right a
head and it is expected that the
landing will be completed by July
1st of this year," said Mr. Kice.
"The only change in the original
. plans of the company is in the
, reduction of the length of the
. wharf from "400 feet to 250 feet."
, Mr; Rice stated that the Matson
line would make regular calls at
Ahukini, and that the "Griffco"
will call for sugar on February
. Tho following Items from Makawell
reached us too late for publication
Mrs. W. T. Dunn entertained in-,
formally "en Friday laBt for Mrs
Erdman Baldwin who is visiting her
son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mr3
Mrs. Geo. Huddy ( was a recenl
hostess in honor of her sister J Irs
-W. II. C. Campbell of Hilo who has
been her house guest for several
weeks. The afternoon was1 pleasant
ly spent in soveral novel games and
competitions, the prize winners being
Mrs. Norman Browne, -Mrs. Ernost
Damkroger, Mrs. W. T. Dunn and
Miss A.'W. Paul.
Mrs. Brandt of Waimea had a bridge
party on Wednesday last, her guests
being Mrs. Olade, Mrs. Erdman Bald
win, Mrs. Sinclair Robinson, .Mrs,
Chas. Butchart, Mrs. Geo. Tuttle,
Mrs; Danford and Miss Smith.
1 PUHI NOTES
The playground is the center of
Interest on pleasant afternoons. The
older boys have organized a volley
ball team, o tilers play "indoor" while
the youngest enjoy circle games.
Croquet has recently been Intro
duced, particularly for the older girls,
but the boys have found it interesting
enough to now b.nd then desert tho
volley ball court. However, when
the novelty is over, they will probably
' find ball a better outlet for energy.
The Puhl Girls' Club is interested
in basket making and the membors
are turning out somo attractive as
well as useful products.
Rug making promises to become
popular among tho married women,
and this branch of handwork has
It is proposed to form a Grove
Farm Athletic Association and a
meeting will, be held at the Puhl
social hall on Thursday evening, Jan.
20th. All young men employed or
living on this plantation aro urged to
come to the meeting and help make
the association a success.
A neighborhood sociable was hold
In tho hall on Saturday night and a'
few hours of games and music enjoy
ed. A number of newly arrived Filipinos
have among them several players of
stringed instruments, and athletes'.
These should help on tho good times.
MAKAWELI OPENS ANOTHER
Makawell Plantation has just com
pleted equipping and opening another
club house; this one at Camp 8.
This club Aouso, similar to the
.others, will include two pool tables, a
library, table games, phonograph and
counter whore tobacco and soda water
will be for sale.
. The Plantation Bonus for the month
of January is 23.5 per cent, of which
17.62 per cent Is payable immediately,
the balance being hold over till tho
close of the Bonus year.
The averago price of sugar to Jan
uary 15th is 5.335 cents equivalent to
4107.00 a ton.
'Mr. J. Hall of Lihue leaves on the
'Kinau today for Honolulu. Hev goes
TRUCK OVER BANK;
Last Friday afternoon a Grove
FlU'in (ruck driven by Ivapahu
Kauakahi became unmanageable
and ran over 'the grade going up
the Nawiliwili hill", turned- com
pletely over and lauded right side
in tin! road below, with the
engine still running.
When Kauakahi Wi)iH picked up
it was seen that his leg wus.bro
ken above the knee. lie was
taken to the hospital where the
break was shown lo be a severe
one the bones being badly crush
cd. Dr. Kuhns, however, hopes
to save the leg.
The Farmers defeated tho Allies by
the score of 4-1 in the first game of
a two out of threo series to decide the
championship of tho Winter League
The contest was staged at Waipoull, as
the Kapaa grounds was too muddy.
Another Ford car belonging" to con
tractor Kawana met- with an accident
at tho first Kapaa bridge on Saturday.
The first accident occurred several
weeks ago when someone stole his car
and smashed it to pieces on the same
bridge. The last car to got smashed
was until recently the property of J:
M. Kaneakua, County Clerk.
On Wednesday morning tho Kapa,a
bridge had several foot of earth wash
ed away from the Kapaa sldp, duo to
an unusual volumo of rain water which
had collected in the cane fields and
marshes above It. The heavy concrete
structure, however, managed to let the
water through without any further
Fishes were rather plentiful last
week that is, tho river variety. Tho
overflow of tho various streams and
ditches gave many of the inhabitants
of the deep an unusual opportunity to
wander into unknown lands, with the
result that tho receding flood wators
found tfiem in tho cano fields, rice
fields and other mud holes ready to bo
gathered in without, effort.
The new building of the Bank of
Kauai, Ltd., which will contain two
stores and a dentist's office, will be
ready for occupation about tho 15th of
Fobruary. Electrical wiring has been
completed and painting will soon be
Old Sol appeared from behind tho
clouds In all his glory for tho first time
on Thursday after an absence of moro
than a week. His reappearance was
certainly welcome, as all the house
wives had already began to kick be-
cause of lack of sun heat to dry the
E. Liu, Klon Soong and Young Lum,
Wailua homesteaders, returned from
Honolulu last week after spending tho
holidays there. Condition of the roads
in Wailua as the result of tho recent
heavy rains, however, caused local rent
machines to refuse to travel there for
any monty consideration, but this trio,
not to be daunted, hiked up the seven
or eight miles to their lots and back
again Ihe same dayHo await an oppor-
tunlty to bring thir families home.
Most of the Journey was through mud
which reached' to their ankles.
A NOTABLE BANQUET
Herbert Hoover, the originator of
the European Relief fund for starving
and destltuto children, gave a dinner
in Now York recently, at which soup,
beans, and bread tho articles that
tho relief committee buy for the star
ving children, composed tho bill of
fare. Plates were $1000.00 each and
tho guests felt honored and happy at
having' been invited.
GET IN THE BAND WAGON
Those of our readers who may not
have given thoir bit toward tho Hoo
ver Fund havo six days left In which
to climb up on th6 wagon and help
on tho good work of saving somo
starving child In Europe Ten doll
ars will keep one going for a year on
beans and soup and bread tho food
supplied by tho Welfare Commission
Miss Almee G. Dunn, of Honolulu,
has accepted a position as stenog
rapher In tho noffIee of tho Lihuo
DRfVER BADLY HUR
. IS NOW UNDER IY
First Contingent of Men
of Preparing Temporary Barracks
Now Well Under Way.
Richard Quinn, Government en
gineer, and P. M. Morris, engineer
in charge of construction work on
the Nawiliwili Harbor project, ar
rived by the Kinau last Friday
morning, bringing with them
seventeen men. They went im
mediately to Niumnlu where they
at once began work on temporary
barracks uud ollice quarters at the
foot of Niumulu hill. This camp
Vill be used until a bridge can be
built across the river and the per
nianent,"b'arracks constructed on
the opposite side of the stream
nearer the scene o,f operations.
Mr. Quinn departed for Kouo-
lulu again Saturday for material
and supplies; and a steauj launch,
which will be brought over this
week by the Kukui.
The llrst work to be undertaken
fill be the' building of a small
pior or wharf so that all
applies can be landed direct on
the ground, thus saving much
time and expense by avoiding th
GRAND AND TRIAL
. JURORS DRAWN
The following Grand and Trial
jurors have been drawn to serve
during the 1921 term of the 5tl
Circuit Court: .
Henry A. Muller, Henry Charman,
J. C. Moura, Ceacor F. Andrade, John
Ahuna, J. Clappor, James Carmlchael,
Charles H. Hustace, William Gunder-
son, Joe Modoiros, Sven W. Holmer,
Dwlght Baldwin, Guy F. Rankin,
Charles K. Amalu, Edward K. Watdso,
Clarence Ebinger, Manuel Nunes,
Frank Feruandes, David Jamleson,
Edward V. Richardson, Albert Horner,
Jr., Manuel Arruda, Jr. John Gabriel.
Edward Liu, Henry Thielemann, J.
H. Hall, Frederick Weber, K. I). Mor
gan, Albert WjPodd, William Akana,
Ashton Hogg, Thomas J. Sopor,
Frlthjof E. Jensen, Edward do Lacoy,
John de C. Jervcs, G. W. Sahr,
Louis Conradt, P .A. Romano, John
F, Rapozo, Louis Bryant, Arthur C.
Botts, Samiiel M. Carter, Henry Van
Gicsen, Clarenco D. Wiobko, Alfred
Gomes, John Akana F. C. Trowbridge,
Henry G. Santos, Frank A. Alexander.
DR. HAMACHER GOING TO HILO
Dr. Wm. S. Hamacher, Chiropractor,
who has been practising in Lihuo for
the past few months, is leaving this
afternoon for Hilo, Hawaii, where ho
will open offices.
Dr. and Mrs. Hamacher have made
numerous friends during their short
residence in Lihue, who will bo gen
uinely sorry to see them go . This is
another instance of Lihuo losing a
charming couple, on account of not
having housing accomodations.
Dr. Elton B. Jones, of Kapaa, will
take over tho practice of Dr. Hama
cher, and will occupy the same offices
In the Tip Top building, where ho
will be each afternoon.
Tho Gardon Island made an error In
last week's issue when it stated that
the Mokihana Club has charge of the
Hoover Fund subscriptions for Kauai.
The Club Is responsible only for tho
East Kauai end of tho Island, Tho
western side of tho Island is being
canvassed by tho good people living
Miss Blsstnger is spending a few
days as house guest of -Mrs. SheHey.
Arrived Friday -Work
long and hard overland haul
which would be necessary if Na-
wiliwili landing was used.
"I am very much pleased at the
jv the people are taking hold
and the interest tjiey are showing
i our work," stated Mr. Quinn
j.ist before going aboard the Kinau
Saturday. "We had hardly land
ed when I was approached and
asked if there was anything we
needed that could be" locally pro
duced. I stated that we needed
some piles, for the temporary
wharf. I was given the assurance
that thej would bo immediately
"The Kukui will be over next
week with supplies and a launch.
Then you will se sonic action out
here in the harbor."
Mr. Quinn finds a great change
in the mouth of the Niunmlu river
since his visit just before the re
cent storm. lie states that when
he made his previous visit a
bridge 100 feet long would have
spanned the river. It will take a
structure. (100, feet long now to
cross the stream.
The annual business meeting
and election of officers of the
Woman's Auxiliary American
Legion was held at the home of
Mrs. Win. Hyde Rice, Liluie, Jan.
The following officers were el
ected for the ensuing' j-ear:
President, Mrs. Albert Horner
Vice Pres., Mrs. P. L. Rice
Treasurer, Mrs. A. C. Betts
Recording Sec. Mrs. II. Sheldon
Corresp. Sec. Miss K. Mclntyre
Executive Committee, Mrs. Lucy
Wright, Mrs. C. B. Hofgaard, Mrs.
M. Monserrat, Mrs. G. H. Ray
mond, Mrs. E. n. Case.
The recent big storm haB transform
ed the whole face of Hanalei Valley.
At a restricted point in the river
where it makes a sharp turn to tho
West, somo BOO yards aboye tho
bridge, it piled up above the low
banks and swept through tho culti
vated lands and has torn out for It
self an entirely new channel, uniting
with tho main rlvor some distance
below tho brldgo on the public road.
This carves a long slim island out
of the agricultural land of tho" valley
and will necessitate another bridge
of considerable sizo across tho now
channel. That will make three
bridges In tho valley, in within a dis
tance of about 500 yarlls. However
it will distribute tho destructive
power of tho water during violent
storms so that the bridges will bo
Among the passengers arriving by
the Kinau last week was Mr. Chas.
C. Zleglor. Ho was born in Eleele
about thirty years ago, but left the
Islands frr tho mainland while a
small boy. x Mr. Ziegler states that
his parents left McBrydo and moved
to Lihue and that they lived where
the Bank of Hawaii now stands.
Mr. Ziegler is associated With the
Hawaiian Mutual Agencies, Ltd., of
Honolulu. Ho states that it la pos-
slblo a branch office will .be opened
on Kauai. H is accompanied by
Mr. Wan On Young, n representative
of the samo comply.
The East .Kauai Ditch enter
prise is well along toward com
pletion. Most of the tunnels
it is nearly all tunnel are com
pletcd. One long tunnel how
ever of some 1500 feet lacks about
200 feet of the finish, and this
will hold up the opening for some
time, perhaps till April. As active
work was begun in August this is
a remarkably good showing, es
pecially considering the adverse
weather conditions. A godd deal
of rock lias been encountered,
some of it hard. Fortunately,
they have' had. to contend with
very little shelving or caving-in,
which is much more troublesome
than linrd rock; and very little
of it will have to be lined.
The total length will be some
215,000 feet, or foiir and a half
The City Council meeting last Tues
day evening was rather calmer than
expected." Mayor Souza took the
oecasion to point with prido to tho
fact that no bootleggers were arrested
in tho confines of Kealla during the
last reVenue raid. A spectator who
interrupted with. tho remark that tney
were too clever in Kealla was ejected
by Chief of Police Agard and tho
Commissioner of Public Works
Louis Conradt was commended by
'the Council for his success in saving
thd railroad brldgo" during tho-storm
Commissioner Vd"n Ekekela stated
that a measure asking that tall lights
be hung on cows had been introduced
into tho California State Legislature,
He said that ho had no- intention of
introducing a similar measure but
that bo did intend to introduco a bill
that no cows bo allowed on tho high
way unless accompaniod. Commlss
loner uonaat asiteu li two . cows
would be permissible or if,a cow with
a gentleman cow escort would bo giv
en" the highway privilege.
Tho usual routine business was
gone through without any excitement.
Tho mystery of Fire Chief Bolte's
helmot has been solved. A whito
leghorn hen has hatched a family of
chicks in tho same. Mother and
children are doing well.
It has been reported to tho " "Tin
Roof" prize committee that Foster
Hrrner has been using foul tactics
'n his effort to win tho rubber ice
pick. It is charged that he has. been
following tho storo manager's child
ren to the soda fountain hoping to be
treated with the children. So far
his efforts havo been unsuccessful.
Chief of Police Agard -denies the
rumor tha two of tho loafers arrested
during tho recent vagrant roundup
were members of tho police force.
A hiking, club branch of the Sons of
Rest has been formed. The only re
quirement Is that the prospective
membor must hiko at least flvo mllos
between tho hours of 11 p.m. and 2
a.m. on a stormy night. Messrs.
Weight and Fern aro tho only mem
bors that havo passed,. They com
pleted thp test the Saturday night of
the heavy storm.
Tho first handicap golf tournament
Will be hold on tho Kauai course noxt
Sunday. Mr. James Spalding will play
scratch, while Corstorphlno and Arcia
will play minus flvo. Weight, Fern
and Chief of Police Agard will play
minus ten, Tho Chief will b.o further
handicapped by a score keeper.
Tho landing has been repaired and
tho LIkeliko landed froight Saturday.
Tho Kcalia Sunbeam elub will hold
a peanut party Wednosday evening.
The club is composed of local girls
botwoon tho ages of fifteen and twenty
Among tha passengers arriving on
tho Kinau Friday aro John MIdklff,
II. M. Livlnirston. n. Cs. Wniff p ai,.
I raham, J. P. Kahlbaum and Mrs. -J.
A number of familipd in Wni.
meu were left entirely destitute
v the recent flood that over
vhelmed part of the valley. Thee
'amilies escaped with oulvvthe
clothing they hud on their backs;
Heir homes and all they possessed
ng washed away by the mtehtv
onrush of water.
The people of Waimea and vi
cinity have been busy the past
week prowding food nnd clothing
for the unfortunates. Mrs. TIi.
Brandt and other ladies of Wai
mea have been conducting sewinu
classes and collecting clothing
and food. It, is reported that.'
the sufferers are now all cared
for as far as bodily comforts 'are
Chas. A. Rice and J. H. Moraane re
turned on tho Kinau this morning.
Mr. G. N.. Wilcox. J. H. Moraane
and J. M. Lydgate were dopartlng pas
sengers on tho K'.nau Saturday last.
M. R. Bsho, superintendent of tho
press rooni3 of the Star-Bulletin, arriv
ed this morning to Install an automatic
press for the Garden Island.
Mrs. H. W. Paae and children, Mrs.
Robert Nelson, aud Miss Helen Nelson
loft for Honolulu Saturrt.iv whnrn
they Intend to mako their home.
Mrs. A. Engiehardt and Ma'ater Eng-
lohardt are homo again in Lihuo after
having spent the holiday season on
Hawaii with her parents at Kohala.
D. B. Murdock, auditor for Alexan
der & Baldwin camo down this morn
ing to make the, rounds of tho A. & B.
Mrs. B. D. Baldwin Is homo again at
Makawell after having spent several
months in California visiting her two
sons who aro going- to school.
Chas. R. Frailer, head of tho adver
tising agency which bears his name. Is
making a business visit to Kauai. Ho
arrived this morning.
Tom Belknap, representative of tho
Hawaiian News & Thrumsr Ltd.. nr.
rived this morning and will spend, a
week on tho Island In tho interest of
Mrs. O. R. Oleson, of Lihuo. went tn
Honolulu oh tho Kinau Saturday to
visit with her-jwrther. Her father, Mr.
W. N. Peterson, died a fow. days ago
after a long Illness.
Mr. Fred W. Cartur nrrtvml nn tUn
...... . un UU
Kinau last Friday nnd ia vUiMi, Mo
brother, Mr. Sam CaAor of Lihuo.
Fred Carter ia n native son, having
been born in Lihuo some 20 years aco
in tho house now occupied by Mrs. I.'
Contributions for tho Hoover Fund
have been coming in iu a most satis
factory manner. Committees havo
been formed all over tho Island and
havo got in somo intensive work
that Is bringing good results. Houso
to houso canvassing, subscriptions
from schools, churches and Sunday
Schools all have netted welcomo dol-
SALE OF THE MANA LANDS
Because of petitions from Waimea.
Kauai protesting the sale of tho Leaso
of tho Mana Lands In such largo par
cels by tho Land Department, tho mat-.
tor has boen temporarily withdrawn.
'lho Kuia tract mainly sand land
will bo resubdlvided and nut un asraln
later. Tho rice land divisions win
probably remain as before.
The ladies of Hananiaulu are
giving a social dance nt the hall
next Friday evening. These dan
ccs at nahawaulu are famous for
the good times enjoyed by all who
irttcnd. Gentlemeu will be char