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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 17. NO. 7. .
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY," OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. FEBRUARY, 15, 1921
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Work at Nawlliwlll Is progressing
favorably? though smewhal slowly on
account of the slow delivery of sup
piles. The air compressor has been
Installed on the site of the temporary
landing and the work of drilling and
blasting out a place for the derrick
has commenced. ' '
Work has a'lso commenced on tho
road, beginning at the end of the tern'
porary trestle and running to the
permanent camp Bite and throughout
the entire works.
Another air compressor arrived by
the Klnau last Friday. This will be
taken to the quarry site and put to
work running the big air drills just
as'sbon-as p'oislble;" - Vi-
SeVeral of the laborers became af
fected with the hook worm last week
and went back, to town. These were
replaced, however, the next day by
new arrivals. A number' of men arrl
red for the Job by the Klnau this
survey of kekaha lands
Preliminary arrangements are being
made for the survey of the Kekaha
lands. These lands have an acreage,
roughly, of 4,60,0 acres. The present
lease expires June 1, 1921.
,It was expected that the consumma
tion of the Rehabilitation ccheme
would leave most "of this land for
lease to the Plantation, but the delay
and possible failure of this enterprise
makes it-incumbent bn tho Land De
partment-to 'Inaugurate the surveys
for subdivision and HOmesteadlng.
Tne saa news nas just been- re
ceived by mall of the death of Henry
Qandell, in a hospital in Holland, about
the middle of January. He died of
tuberculosis of the throat. He has
been in the American Navy for a
number of years, and in that capacity
has seen a good deal of strenuous
Hewas an uncommonly fine young
man, with a promising future before
him: in the very prime of early
manhood, only 20 or thereabouts, it
seems a pity that he should be taken
His parents, and other .relatives have
the sympathy of the public.
A FINE HOME STUDY CLUB
A Current Topic class has recently
been formed which will meet every
other Monday mbrning, the second and
fourth of the month, at 10 a. m. at the
.Topics for study will be assigned to
the different members, to run for six
months, the same to be reported from
time to time, in the class. N
The following are some of the top
ics: Domestic Science, Child Wel;
fare, Foreign relation's, Domestic re-'
latons, Art, Po'etry, Books, Music",
Banking, Hconomics, etc.
It certainly gives promise of being
very interesting and profitable
course. , "
., BRINGS HOME BRIDE
Jim Coratorphlne returned by tho
Lurllne Wednesday morning with his
bride, recently Miss Elsie Lidgate.
They were married last Friday evening
atPaauilo in tho little church which
was very tastefully decoratod for the
occasion. A reception followed at
'the. beautiful Lidgate home there.
Henceforth Jim will have to re
member that it Is Mr. and Mrs. 'James
Corstorphlne. His friends will have
to' try and remember tho same, and
the wider circle wJH have to practice
on 'the name Cor-stor-phnle.
Parents of the pupils of tho Kauai
High School will hold a meeting at
Llhuo Union Church Thursday, Fed.
17, at 7:30 p. m. All parents are
requested to bo present.
Last Friday afternoon Mrs. Monsar
rat'; of Koloa gave a most delightful
lunch and card 'party for Miss Edith
Rleo..' . There were some 20 guests,
largely from Llhue.
I Kapaa Notes
A Chinese employed on one of the
local rice, plantations back of this vil
lage, while onihls-way homo last Fri
day night about eight o'clock, was, set
upon by a lond robber with a flash
night, on tho road just beyond Pueo
Camp Using the flashlight to blind
his victim, tho robber beat tho Chlnoso
with some blunt Instrument until his
whole head was covered with blood.
Tho screams of tho Chinese, however,'
scared his assailant away without his
getting tho .$2.60 which he carried In
his pocket. The jUijured man-managed
to get back to tho .village and was
sent to the hospital to have his in
juries dressed. According to the
description given by the victim, the
polfcg believe '"tliat 'the' robber must
have been a Filipino.
Mr. L. E. Van Leuvan, enterprising
local clothing merchant, is carrying
his right arm In a sling as tho result
otan argument vltn his Ford. "Llzzlo"
refused to starfroff easy, and got nas
ty "when her bwnor started to crank
her, so Instead of starting off like a
good littlo girlie, she kicked him like
a stubborn mule.
. A puzzle, for local members. Do
you know where tho kapaa Y. M. C.
A. 'Is located, who "organized it, and
what is being done to keep the work
going along? Ask Mr. Antono Caval-
ho Rels and find out. ,
Mr. Jas. D Ddle, president aridman-
ager of the Hawaiian Pinoapplo Co.t
and the so-called "Pineapple King" of
Hawaii, paid a visit to the .factory.
and fields of the Hawaiian CanAeries
Co., on- Wednesday and Thursday,
coming via Port Allen by. the' Lurllno-
accompanied by Mr. A. 'Horner and
Mr. Wetmore. Tho party returned
to Honolulu on Thursday on the
same steamer. - -
B Y, Lee, better know;n as.Yuen.Keo
proprietor of the Yuen Keo Cafe, Is
celebrating In grand stylo prior to
his coming departure to. China to
visit his birthplace. As tho limited
sftaco In hlp-restau'rail 'would not
permit the accommodation of the
large number of guosts he intended to
be host to, ho se't asldo .different" days
to treat them. A "-i-
On Wednesday noon, his local Haw
aiian feuosts thronged his restaurant
for a free dinner, and his Japaneso
guests enjoyed his hospitality In tho
evening. On Saturday evening, the
haole guests and Hawailans from Ll
hue and Kapaa dined, feasted and
made merry at tho cafe. His Chinese
guests will be the last to bo entertain
ed iioxt Saturday and Yuen Keo In
tends, to leave the -followlng'Tuesday
for tho Orient via Honolulu.
Not to be outdone by their host's
hospitality however, his local Chinese
friends are making arrangements to
return the favor by giving a special
dinner on Sunday with Yuen Keo as I
guest of honor instead of in tho rolo
of host. It will thus be almost a
continuous string of good times for
him beforo ho leaves.
Yuon Kee came to Kapaa' about four
vears aco and started a small restaur.
ant and pool room. Business was, so J A1Ien Iast Wednesday morning with'
good that he was soon able to add af,u,t9''a. ,arS passenger list and ono
small hotel to his business. In 1919 thousand .tons of general freight. She
he further Increased his business by departed Thursday after leading fivo
doubling tho slzo of his restaurant and hundred tons of sugar.
hotel and tho results ho has shown to
date have more than justified his be-
uei sovorai years ago uiai ivapaa is. . ,,, , , , , it
There will bo a celebration of the
destine to bo the leading town of jAnglIcan Communion at tho residence
Kauai. nf J. IT Hall at 7!.10 P. AT Tlinrs.lnv.
THE S. S. "BUCK" BRINGS
5000 BARRELS FUEL OlL
Tho Associated Oil Company's tank-!
er "Buck" 'arrived at Port Allen last ' faro Bureau has been spending a few
Wednesday and is discharging flvodaVs on" Kauai in tho interest of his
thousand barrels of fuel oil. ' I
To Be Held On Kauai
A special evangelistic program Is to
bo carried on on .Kauai botween Fob
ruary 15th and 25th. Rev. Henry Judd
and Rov. Frank S. Scudder of Hono
lulu, cooperating with Rev. R. W. Bay
less, pastor of 'tho Llhue Union Church,
will hold services at the following
places on the following dates:
Haualol, Tuesday Feb. 15th, after
noon and night services;
Kapaa, Wednesday Feb. lu, ntter
noon and' night services;
Llhue, Thursday lFob. 17th, "Girls'
Resents" af tho HlgM School, 2 530 and
"Men's meeting" at Moklhana Club at
Llhue, Friday Feb. 18th, "Filipino
mooting" 8:3C a. kin., Llhue Camp;
a. m. "Workers meeting"; "Hawaiian
women", Nawillwlli Chapel, 10:00 a
m.; "Women's meeting" Moklhana
Club, 3:00 p. m.; "Young Men's meet
lng" at Armory, 7:30 p. m. and "Young
women's meeting" at Moklhana. Dr.
Wirt, of the foear East Relief Comm
itteo will speak' at all oi the meetings
held on Friday.
Llhue, Saturday Feb. 19th, 9 a. m.,
"Workers meeting" mens and womens,
4 p. m. "Y. M., C. A. group meeting",
Japaneso Church 7:30 p. m.
Llhue, Sunday Feb."20th, 10;00 a. m.
Rov. Scudder at Japaneso Church;
7:30 p. m. Union meeting at Moklhana
Koloa, Monday Feb. 21st.
Hamrpepe, Tuesday Feb, 22nd.
Makawoli, Wednesday Feb. 23d.
Waimea, Thursday and Friday Feb.
24th and 25th. ' '
Christian workers In the communl
ties In which these meetings nre to
be held should do everything they can
t'o make these meetings a success
TJiey will ho successful only If they
have tho help and tho earnest cooper
ation of overy man, woman and child
that should help. If you want further
particulars about any of these meet
Ings; If you want to know what you
can do to make thorn what they should
be, call Rev. Bayless at Llhuo and tell
him you are ready to help.
WILL HELP MAKE UP
Messrs. C. T. Welsh, W. N. Hanna
and A. Romano, Deputy Collectors of
Internal Rovonue, arrived from Town
this 'morning and will be on the Is
land for ten days or. more. They are
hofo to facilitate the making up of
Income Tax returns, and to guide and
help people through tho Intricacies of
the same They are very commend'
ably fair minded, and very graciously
courteous. Nothing is too much trou
Their itlnorary, as published a
a couple of weeks ago is as follows: '
Llhue, Courthouse Tues. 15.
Hanalei, Plant. Office, Wed. 16th.
Knlihlwal, Store, Wed. 16, p. m. .
Kilauea, Plant., Office, .Thurs. 17.
Kealia; Bank, Friday 618.'
Kapaa, Bank, Sat. 19th.' 1
Kalaheo, Sunday 20th a. m. '
Lawal, Sunday 20th, p: m.
Koloa, Plant. Office, Mon. 21st.
Kekaha, Plant. Offlco, Wed. 23A, a. m.
Waimea, Plant. Offlco, Wed. 23d. p. m.
Waimea, Courthouse, Thurs. 24, a. m.
Makawell, Plant. Office, Thurs. 24, p.d..
Hanapopo, Gomes store, Frl. 25, a. m,
Eleelo, Plant. Office, Frl. 25, p. m.
Wahlawa, Plant. Office, Sat. 2C, a. m,
Grovo Farm, Plant. Office, Sat 2G, p.m.
LURL'INE ARRIVES AND DEPARTS
1 no b. S. Lmrllno arrived at Port
February, 17th. Celebrant, tho Epls-
copal Priest from Waimea, Rev. M. E.
D. S. Bowman of the Planters' Wei-
i Notes i
Mrs. M. V. Fernandez gave a party
last week lu honor of Mrs. H. G.. San
tos who left on the Lurllne to take up
her residence In Honolulu The after
noon was pleasantly spent on bridge
and othor games, tho prizes going to
Mrs. W. T. Dunn, Mrs. Chas. Butchart
and Miss A. W. Paul.
Mrs. Chas. Butchart" and Misu Thom
pson wero hostesses at a Valontlne
party on Saturday last for tho unmar
ried people at tho homo of .tho former.
The rooms were appropriately decor
ated and everyone entered Into tho
spirit of tho occasion so that every
thing vent with a swing. The guests
were Misses Faulds, Williams, Lewel
ling, Brand, Hooy, Gilmour, Boguhl,
Welch, Eldrldgo, Nelson, Butt and
Fernandez' and Messrs R. Macflc, Slo
bel, Catton, Schneor, Miller, Oxbury
and Dr. Smith.
Mrs. Ernest Damkroger Invited the
following ladles to a linen shower in
honor of Miss Harriet Brand on Sat
urday afternoon: Mcsdames B. D.
Baldwin, Chas. Butchart, W. T. Dunn,
Creavy, Cruickshanks, Norman Brown,
E. Deverlll, Dwight Baldwin, R. Jc3slo
Curtis Tumor, A. Q. Marcellino, Spll
nor, Glen Biddol, M. V. Fernandez,
G. 'Brodle, Rutsch, and tho Misses A.
W. Paul, Thompson, Faulds, Welch,
Lewolling, A. 'Fernandez, M. Buttand,
The dccoralions were. greatly
admired while 'the littlo son 'of the
house, a charming cupldrwlth wings
valontlne shaped box decorated with
and all complete, presented the gifts
to the guest of honor in a large
tullo and tlowcrf.
Miss A. W. Paul spent the week end
with Mrs. Farley at Koloa.
TOURIST AGENT BRINGS PARTY
FOR ISLAND TOUR
H. II. Yost, assistant ' secretary of
the Hawaii Tourist. Bureau, came
over on the Lurllne last Wednesday
morning. Ho headed a party of
tourists and saw to it that thoy got a
view of our most interesting spots
The party even braved tho inconven
lonco of tho damaged Waimea Canyon
road in order to make their tour com
pleto. They wero loud in their
praises of tho Canyon and said as
rough as tho trjp was up the canyon,
It was well worth while. Mr. Yost
and party ro'turncd to Honolulu bv tho
Mr. Yost stated that tho tourist
bureau would very shortly lssuo a new
Kauat folder and that copies would bo
sent to those interested on Kauai for
the purpose of revision so that tho
main edition may bo correct and right
up to tho mlnuto.
NOW IT'S THE CLAUDINE
TO TAKE PLACE OF
Kauai is not to get tho "City of
Topoka" after all. It appears that
she Is too slow for tho Island runs,
and as a consequence will bo used
only as a utility boat. It 'is' now pro
posed to put tho Claudlno on tho Kauai
Tho Mauna Loa later on will bo
put on tho Kona-Kau run on account
of cold storago facilities. This Is
done to allow ranchers and Uvo stock
men of that region a market for their
Mr. Donald S. Bowman, director of
the Industrial Sorvlco Buroau, 11. S.
P. A. will present tho work of his or
ganization at tho special meeting In
tho Mo'hana Hall Friday afternoon
3 o'clock. AU Interested In general
welfaro work should hoar his mossago.
Tho Kauai Chamber of Commerce
will meet at Waimea Thursday after
noon at 3 o'clock. A number of im
portant matters will como up and a
good attendance Is roquested.
Dr. A. Hoermann of tho Lutheran
Church came over from Town last
Friday and roturns this ovenlng.
Ho conducted service and other
wise ministered to the spiritual needs
of. his Kauai flock.
Pertinent and Impertinent
Notes from Kealia Town
The usual city council meeting was
hehh Tuesday ovonlng with Commis
sioner Ekckela In tho chair. Owing
to the absonco of tho Mayor very little
was dono of an official nature.
A littlo excitement, was furnished
by a Chinaman who was celebrating
the New Year. Ho insisted on throw
ing rocks at tho corrugated iron sides
of the city hall. Mr, Ekekela ordered
tho chief of police to qulethlm and tho
chief made several Ineffectual attempts
to do so. It was not until ho per
suaded tho Chinaman to throw rocks
at him Instead of tho city hall that
tho meeting could continue'.
Dr. Hagood was very busy treating
people for sunburn In the roof of tho
mouth after tho airplanes passed over
Tuesday. j .
Mrs. Corstorphlno says that there
wero a lot' of things that she did not
say "I do" to, and ono of them was
that she was to bo a golf wdow,
, Adrian Englehart was a Kealia
visitor Saturday and made an unsuc
cessful try at tho rubber ice pick. He
tried the soft soap system. He began
by telling tho proprietor how good the
Ice cream was and how' much money
tho railroad was going to spend. The
proprietor was apparently overjoyed
but still did not come through.
Whllo treating a calf last Wednes
day Doctor Goldlng wub kicked in, tho
head so hard that it,mado him see
double for a tlmo. Doc says that Oko
could not havo boon more effective.
Fire Chief Bolte has asked the coun
cil for a red speed car, tho samo as
all fire chiefs have. Ho was told to
paint his own car red.
John Kealoha was a Kealia visitor
and it is rumored that he intends to
make his home here. John said that
being elected senator caused him to
lose his greatest sport. He is pau
running for office. He has to watt four
years beforo he can enter the ring
again. His enemies state ho wants to
run for a city office Jn the coming
BISHOP LEONARD AT WAIMEA
Through tho very efficient manage
ment of Mrs. C. B. Hofgaard, .a well
filled house greated Bishop Leonard
In tho Hawaiian church at Waimea
last Saturday morning. Rev. M. E.
Carver .presided at the meeting.
Although, it was tho busy Saturday
morning hour, most of tho leading
residents of Waimea and Kekaha, who
could possibly run away from their
business duties, were assembled to
hear the distinguished clergyman
Tho bishop delivered in substance
the same lecture as at Lihuo, though
perhaps with moro intimate stylo and
pausing occasionally for vivid Ulus
trations of bis points. Needless to
stato the address was duly appreciated
by tho Waimea folks;
While In Waimea the Bishop and
Dr. Klinefelter were entertained re
spectively at the homos of Mr. and
Mrs. Brandt, Mr. and Mrs. Baldwin
and Mr. and Mrs. Hofgaard.
DR. L. L. WIRT AND THE
NEAR EAST RELIEF
Dr. L. h. Wirt, ono of thetolrect-
ors of tho jNear East Relief Work,
landed in Honolulu to make a tour of
the Islands In the Intorest of this
worthy causo. Ho will como to
Kauai first; speaking in LJJiuo as
follows: Moklhana Club Friday af
ternoon, 3 p. m; Tip Top Theatre Fri
day night, 7:45; Armory Friday night,
8 o'clock. Ho will speak In Waimea
Saturday "morning, 10 o'clock.'
Ho is a man with a very romantic
and adventurous career. Ho was at
ono time Superintendent of Schools In
Alaska, and whllo there he saved from
starvation and death somo hundreds
of miners marooned during the winter
at Nome, ,
By means of a forced winter march
through an inhospitable frozen wilder
ness he brought them relief.
During the war ho was a Red Cross
Commissioner in Europe, and as Di
rector of an American Rollef Expedi
tion to tho Near East, came to know
Armenia and Syria thoroughly. Out
of his experlonco hayo grown his
two lectures "Land of tho. Arabian
Nights", and "Following tho Star,"
He Is recommended as a most fas
cinating and interesting speaker.
G. AMONA KILLED
Geo. Amona, a homesteader and a
nephow of Mra. Ella-Anee of Kapaa,
died at the Kealia hospital on Friday,
morning as trio, result of Injuries rb-,
ceived from, an explosion of dynamlto
at Anahola on tho day previous. Ac
cording to a report of the police, tho
deceased started out for a fishing
trip to Anahola on 'Thursday' noon' in
company with a Japaneso boy by the
name of Y. Ito, and Alapaf, another
Hawaiian friend.' Tho party sopar-.
ated at the beach, each going to a
different part to fish. A loud ex-'
plosion brought Ito and Alapai to tho
scene, where thoy found Amona
bleeding from several wounds and
with three of the fingers of hla right
hand blown completely off., The In
jured man was rushed to tho Kealia
Hospital where he died tho next day.
A coroners' inquest held on Satur
day resulted In a verdict oi accidental
death. It is the belief of the police -
that the deceased lighted the stick of
dynamlto after seeing a, school of
fishes, but for somo unknown reason
failed to hurl It away In time,- with
the result that the dynamlto exploded
In his hands, or very near him, result
ing In the fatal Injuries. The deceased,,
was unmarried and his only known
living relatives are Mrs, Eliza Anee, !
an aunt, and Chas. Lowal, a cousin.
MAKEE 8UGAR CO.
Tho case of Bettencourt against .the
Makce Sugar Co. for back salary and
bonus claimed by hlra as due came up
for trial on Monday February 14th, Id
. . . i
the Circuit Court at Llhue before
Judgo Achi. It was, an interesting
case with 'a number, of prominent wit
nesses who shed more or less light on
tho situation. ,
3 Tho case closed today, Tuesday, but
judgment has not been rendered.
On Saturday evening tho homo of
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hydo Rice was the
sceno of a very delightful dance, given
by Mrs Philip Rice In honor of Miss
Edith Rice who is leaving today for
Honolulu where she will remain
until early in March, when she sails
for "the States", England and Europe.
Approximately thirty-five couples
wero prosent to enjoy the dancing
afforded by an excellent dancing
floor, splendid music, and the most
hospitable of hostB.
ORCHESTRA IN 8UNDAY SCHOOL
Tho Koloa Sunday School enjoys a
Yery attractive musical novelty In tho
way of an orchestra.' Mrs. Water-
house Is violinist, Dr. Waterhouse cel
list, Mrs. Cooloy organist and Mr.
Cooley plays the French horn. Honry
Blake will add the trombone, making
it a Very excellent musical combina
ANOTHER CARD PARTY
Mrs. E. S. Swan gave a card party
Friday afternoon' in honor .of Miss .
Edith Rico on thpjovo of her depart-
ure lor iionoiuiu ana auroau "t .
Thero were tableb for a dozen, and
It was a very delightful affair.
DANCE AT THE HOTEL
Onco moro the Llhue Hotel baa been
livened by the gayety of dancing. On
Thursday evening tho lanal was clear
ed of furniture, an orchestra arrived,
and two by two guests began to arrive.
Tho party- lasted almost until the
hour when the Klnau arrived.
Rev. and Mrs. R. W. Bayleu and
Infant wero among tho returning
Kaualans by tho Klnau this morning.