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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 17. NO. 10.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. MARCH 8. 1921
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COPY
TELEPHONE 00. 10
f) Work Is to bo started on tho new
homo for the Kauai Telephonic Com
pany ns soon as tho necessary mater
ial can bo secured. This was doci
ded on at the annual meeting of tho
company hold last Saturday.
Tho new building, which Is to be
erected on tho lot recently purchased
by tho company next to tho Tip Top
building', is to bo tho most modern
structure yot to bo erected on Kauai.
It will bo two stories and basement,
with a 74 foot frontage and 50 foot'
depth, and is to bo constructed of re-
onforccd concroto with metal doors
and windows, thus making it absolute
ly flro proof. Tho plans which were
finally accepted, call for a building
that will be thoroughly up to date In
every particular. Tho ground floor
front will bo entirely of plate glass,
with an artistic porch awning above.
Superintendent ,E. P. Wood states
that tho company Is anxious to got
intd their now homo so they can go
ahead with other Improvements that
At tho annual meeting tho following
officers were elected: W. Hyde Ilice,
president; C. A. Itico, vice-pres; G. N.
Wilcox, treasurer; H. D. Sloggett, sec
retary; E. P. Wood, Sup.; C. M. V.
SEEING THE HARBOR '
By courtesy of Supt. Morris of tho
Nawlllwill Harbor Construction, a
sight-seeing party arranged by Mr.
Sloggett made a tour of tho inner and
outer harbor and tho adjacent coasts
yesterday afternoon. There were
about a dozen in tho party. Starting
from tho wharf at Nawlliwlll they cir
cled the Harbor, and skirted tho Coast
in both directions, hailed the Kukui
and took Capt. Ericksen aboard .visit
ed all tho points of interest in connect
ion with the work and saw all that
was to bo seen. Tho trip was made
in tho fine now power launch which
came over with the Kukui; The
water was phenomenally smooth, and
no one "showed tho slightest symptoms
of seasickness, making it a notable
CHARLIE FERN JOINS
LOCAL AUTO FIRM
Mr. Charles Fern, who was former
ly employed by Makee Sugar Co. of
Kealia, has left their employ and has
accepted a position as salesman for
the Nawlllwill Garage, Ltd.
Mr. Fern was selected from a num
ber of applicants due to his wide
acquaintance and his technical know
ledge of motors. Mr. Fern will bo
romombered by those who do not
know him personally, as tho pilot of
the first commercial airplane in tho
Mr. Baggott, manager of Nawillwill
Garage, and Mr. Fern became acquain
ted during tho war as they were in
the same squadron In the Air Service,
both getting their flying experience
at Mather Field, Sacramento, Cal.
Readers of the Garden Island who
have heard of tho change aro wonder
ing what will become of the "Kealia
Notes." Mr. Fern stated that ho
lias a much wider field to cover as ho
has tho entire island for his territory,
and that he is thinking of calling his
new column "Round tho Island with
the Bug." Ho wants It understood
that tho -"Bug" is not a personal title,
but tho nickname of the Ford Racer he
Tho Important trial of tho last week
In tho Circuit Court was a murder
caso in which a Filipino husband kill
ed his assailant in defense of tho lion
or of bis wife and his own lifo.
During the absences of tho husband,
two unscrupulous men took possession
of tho young and defenseless wife, and
woro abusing her when her cries re
called the husband to the scene, and
in the moleo one of tho invaders was
Tlin phnrpn wn flint thn Vinahnnrl
Jiad murdered his victim in the first !
The Jury found a verdict of not
sullty. Judge Dickey was the coun
set tor tho defense and conducted tho
case with much ability.
Thos. K. Evans, assistant Territor
ial surveyor, came over from town
New Hanamaulu Bridge
The new Hanojnaulu Bridge on the
Ahukini Kealia Railway, replacing tho
old high trestle bridge across tho val
ley, la woll along toward completion.
The arches were completed some time
ago, and tho superstructure above
carrying tho road-bed is now nbout
ready for pouring. This will take
place about tho. end of tho week, and
will take only 3 or 4 days. The
false-work will thon bo removed, after
which tho structure will have to hard
en and seasonfor a month or so.
It will bo a triple arch, reinforced
concroto construction, with a central
arch of SO feet span and two smaller
arches of tho side. Tho road-bed
.will bo carried over the arches. On
the South side thero will be a big fill
approach of some 800 feet in length.
The new bridge is partly under tho
old trestle bridge which will have to
bo removed after tho now one is com
pleted. That portion of it Involved
in tho now structuro will be cut off,
leaving tho lower .portion embedded in
the now work.
AMERICAN LEGION TO
Kauai Post No. 2 of the American
Legion will hold a big meeting and
rally on Friday night of this week to
which the families of members have
been invited as well as the members
of the Womans' Auxiliary Unit of
the Post. Tho feature of the pro
gram will ho tho showing of five reels
of motion pictures taken by tho United
States Signal Corps photographers
in the world war. Tho five reels are
selected as the features from one hun
dred and seven miles of film which
form the official record in Washing
ton of the part our troops played In
tho war with Germany. Because of
this feature tho meeting will be held
In tho Tip Top Theatre at eight o'
Owing to tho seating capacity of
the theatre, admission is by invitation
only. All members are requested to
he present as Colonel Adna G. Clarke,
Commander of Fort Kamehameha Post
will give a very interesting talk in
connection with tho picture.
Tho Kukui, the lighthouse tender,
came over from Honolulu last Satur
day bringing a lot of supplies and
equipment for tho Nawillwill Harbor
construction. Among them were the
following: three hoisting engines, two
large air drill outfits, a pile driver e
quipment, a mile of 05 lb. rail for the
rock transportation railway, two miles
of pipe, a lot of ties and heavy timbers
and a big scow or barge. This barge
loaded, was towed over, and came
without any difficulty. Fortunately
It was very smooth.
This material has been waiting on
tho wharf in Honolulu for a couple of
months, but shipment of it could not
bo secured. Finally the Kukui came
to tho help of tho Engineers' Depart
ment and brought it over.
Accompanying tho Kukui and under
her own power a fine 18 horse-power
gasoline launch came over, making the
trip in almost as good time as tho
Klnau. She will bo superseded how
ever, by a larger boat of tho same kind
for towing, freighting, etc.
MISS BLANCHE HAMILTON FOX
WILL SING AT LIHUE HALL
Miss Blanche Hamilton Fox, vocal
instructor at Punahou .will give a
program of songs for tho Mokibana
Club at tho Moklhana Social Hall on
Thursday evening, March 10th, at 8
o'clock. Tho public is cordially in
vited to bo present.
LIHUE UNION CHURCH
Next Sunday has been designated as
"Every Church Membor Present Day".
This means every member of any lo
cal churches and if your membership
Is elsewhere It applies to you just tho
same. Mako it a point to attend
church somewhere. The following
Sunday has been designated as "Go -
To Church Day", when all, irrespect-:
ivo of church memborship, aro most j
heartily urged to attend service.
I Special services, with a nice small
Easter Cantata, aro being planned for
R. W .BAYLESS. Pastor.
A. F. Robinson, Mrs. Robinson and
Miss Robinson wero returning Kauai-
ans from Honolulu last Friday morn
COUNTY SUPERVISORS HOLD
THEIR REGULAR MEETIH
The rogi.'.ar monthly and business
meeting of tho Board of Supervisors
of the County of Kauai was held at
its office, as usual, on Wednesday,
March 2, 1921, at 9:00 o'clock a. m.
Present: H. D. Wlshard, Chairman,
T. Brandt, W. D. McBryde, Jos. F.
Bettencourt Jr. Mr. Mcncfoglio.ow
Ing to illness, was absent.
The minutes of tho last meeting
were read and approved.
Upon a request from the Chair, tho
Board unanimously voted that tho
County Attorney be asked to prepare
and submit to tho Legislature of Ha
waii now In session a Bill for an ap
propriation for tho reimbursement by
tho Territory of Hawaii of tho 3um of
S43.50 being money paid by the County
Treasurer and received by the Territor
ial Registrar of Public Accounts for
Financial Reports Nosi 264, 2G4a,
2G4aaa, and 2C4b being tho Treasurer,
Treasurer-Auditor, Auditor's statement
of Receipts and Disbursements, and
tho Joint Report for February, 1921,
ho the Annual Financial Report (2G5)
of the Samuel Maholona Memorial
Hospital for 1920 were referred to Mr.
Brandt for advise.
Upon the motion of Mr. Brandt sec
onded by Mr. McBryde tho sum of
Forty Three Thousand Six Hundred
Thirty One and 48100 dollars (?43,-
631. 4S) was appropriated as additional
appropriations for the purposes here
Inbelow named, viz:
Dist. Court & Jail, Waimea
Tax Books and Blanks
Water Works: Kalaheo
Waimea: Oil. Roads
Koloa: Rds. & Bridges
Lihue: Rds t Bridges
Kawaihau: Rds. & Bdgs.
Hanalel: Rds & Bdgs.
Permanent Improvement Fund
Koloa: Macadam. (Now
Llhuo: Mac. Niumalu Rd.
Kawaihau: Anahola Bdg.
A communication dated tho 12th ult.
from the Governor enclosing a letter
from no Mr. F. Vaiontf which sug
gested the securing of an appropriation
through tho present Legislature for
the cervices of an expert Filipino
Court interpreter was received but as
the Board was convinced that tho
Kauai Courts have always had able
Filipino Interpreters and that the
Board has always been willing and
ready and will always stand ready to
pay for the services of ablo Court in
terpreters the communication was
ordered placed on file.
A requisition (P 1S69) on behalf of
tho Koolau School for a class room
was received and the Board voted and
so instructed tho County Road Super
visor to build a bungalow school room
A requisition attached to (P18G9)
for matorial for equipmont for tho
Lihue new Industrial Shop was re
ceived and the County Road Supervis
or was authorized to purchaso tho ma
terial necessarily required.
The following requisitions (also at
tached to P 1SG9) for school supplies
and for necessary repairs wero recei
ved from Kfipaa, Hanamaulu, Kauai
High, Eleelo, Makaweli and Mana and
MR. AND MRS. MORGAN
TO VISIT THE MAINLAND
Mr. and Mrs. Karle B. Morgan aro
leaving shortly for a trip to California
and oxpect to bo away from the terri
tory about two months. They will
bo mot at San Francisco by Mr. and
Mrs. Monroe, parents of Mrs. Morgan
and tho party will proceed to South
ern California by automobile. Mr.
and Mrs. Morgan will spend most of
their time at Long Beach and Los
During Mr. Morgan's absence, his
placo as cashier of the Bank of Kauai
will be filled by Walter V. Leo, at
present cashier of tho Kona Branch
jot tho Peoples' Bank at Kealakokua,
Hawaii. Mr. Loo arrived by tho Ki-
nau this morning to assumo his du-
ties and become acquainted with the
peoplo of Kauai.
E Glesecke, the piano tuner, is re-
turning to Honolulu this ovenlnc He
will como to Kauai again in about two
were referred to tho County Road Sup
orvisor with full powor to act In tho
A requisition (also attached to
1S69) from Mr. Pugh for material for
3ign boards for the Kapaa District
and tho North side of tho Island was
recoived and tho County Engineor was
given authority to purchase tho ma
Upon a motion of Mr. McBryde soo
onded by Mr. Brandt tho County Road
Supervisor was instructed to call in
bld3 for the following purposes, with
full power to accept or refuse any or
all the bids, viz:
1. To furnish tho County with an
adequate quantity of school desks; and
2. To furnish tho County with one
Reports (P 1870) on school build
ings, etc. for February last were re
ceived from Hanaloi and Kilauea and
wero placed on file.
As tho public school at Kilauea
needed a much better site than tho
present, Mr. Moncfoglio by unan
imous vote was appointed a committeo
of ono to mako satisfactory arrange-ments-with
the Kilauea Sugar Planta
tion Co., and, or, other real estate
owners in Kilauea towards acquiring
a lot at Kilauea for tho said public
Mr. Cooley, tho principal of the Ko
loa school who was personally present
requested the building of another
teachers' cottage for Koloa for the uso
of the industrial school teacher. Tho
matter was fairly discussed after
which Mr. McBryde was asked to uso
overy effort towards securing a piece
of land for tho uso of tho above school.
A request (P 1871) from the Kilauea
Sugar' Plantation Co. for permission
to put up an overhead bridge across
the public road by the said company's
lower "Bertelman" field No. 11 for
hauling its cano was granted.
Reports (P 1872) of the County Road
Supervisor for the months of January
and February 1931 wero received and
filed. They wero as follows:
Engineer's Report, Jan. 1921,
Somo weed cutting and cleaning of
ditches was done in tho district.
Rock is being hauled and dumped
as a rotuining wall for the lower part
of the beach road which was washed
out by the recent high water.
Some work of macadamizing around
the Koloa Mill was done also somo re
pairing work on stone wall along Mill
Somo repair work was dono on tho
Landing road which was damaged by
water, the crusher was operated sev
eral days to furnish rock for this re
pairing but continued rain prevented
much work being done.
Somo weed cutting and cleaning of
ditches was done.
Ono of the wing walls of tho fill to
the west end of Nawlliwlll bridge was
undermined by the high water but
has now been replaced. A part of
the road retaining wall near small
bridgo at Kapala gave way but has
At Wailua, tho sea took out about
half tho width of the macadam road
(continued on page 3.)
KAUAI RAISES $9,419.36
FOR EUROPEAN RELIEF
Tho following Is the report of the
FInanco Committeo of European Re
lief for Starving and Destitute child
ren (Hoover Fund) for East Kauai:
Mrs. A. Menefogllo, Walniha, 15.00
Mrs. Sanborn, Hanalel, 70.00
Mrs. L. D. Larsen, Kilauea, 311.17
Mrs. Lai, Anahola School, 18.C5
Mrs. Win. Grotc, Kealia, 413.S5
Mrs. P. Horner, Kapaa, 137.00
Mrs. C. Christian, Hanamaulu, 197.89
Mrs. Ernest Cropp, Koloa, 2G3.20
Miscell. Collections, 55.00
Mrs. E. Wood, Lihue, G.G43.00
'Mrs. F. Crawford, Llhuo, G82.00
Schools, Churches and Sun
day Schools, Llhuo, Kapaia, 012.30
Graco King Rico
Mrs. G. F. Rankin of Makaweli, was
a returning passongor on tho Klnau
last Friday morning.
Pertinent and Impertinent
Notes from Kealia Town
Mrs. Tsuma Yamada was struck by
an automobile driven by Oyahasu Ka
ma and suffered a dislocation of the
shoulder and painful bruises. Tho
acddent,occurred In front of the Kea
lia post office about noon Saturday.
Eye-witnesses state that it was tho
lesult of reckless driving as the car
skidded over fifty feet with tho wheels
locked from where tho driver applied
It is littlo wonder that there has not
been more accidents as it scorns to
bo a provalling sport among certain
drivers to speed through Kealia. It
Is nothing for somo of them to pass
through tho town at the rate of forty
miles an hour. Perhaps it would not
be a bad idea to bring a few of them
beforo a court as they seem to bo of
the type that has no regard for the
rights of others.
X charge of heedless driving will
be brought against the driver of tho
car that hit Mrs. Yamada and local
peoplo are watching tho caso with In
terest. It might bo a little better if
our local polico paid a littlo less at
tention to tail lights and a littlo more
to reckless driving.
Mrs. Joaquin Sousa is a patient at
tho Lihuo Hospital whero she Is re
covering from an operation, which was
performed last Thursday. Her many
friends wish her a, speedy recovery.
"Oily" Jones was a visitor In Kealia
Thursday and lunched with tho Sons
of Rest. "Oily" took advantage nf
their hospitality by trying to steal
their cat. Ho says that they aro be
ginning to wake up on tho other Ide
of the Island.
Frank' Burns is looking for a new
name for his famous fishing mynah
bird. Frank formerly called it
Isaac Walton" but Isaac will not do
as it is not that kind, of a bird. "Isaac
disappeared a while ago and Fiank
was mourning tho loss of his pet. But
last week ho found her and she wa3
mothering four littlo Isaacs in a nest
she had built in the garage. Frank
says she was prouder than tho day
she spotted tho school of mol for him.
Ho Intends to see that the young ones
follow in their mother's footstops and
has already begun their training.
Jake Woo, tho night cheml3t, has
learned that somo of tho other chem
ists have found other uses than teat
Ing sugar for tho polarlscopo room.
Jake wants to know how they got
that way. '
Mr. and Mrs. Barclay havo moved to
their new homo on tho hill while Dr.
and Mrs. Golding havo moved into tho
former Barclay homo. Mrs. Golding
was rather nervous about living' so
close to tho Sons of Rest but Mrs.
Barclay Informed her that tho only
thing that used to disturb her was Jim
Corstorphino practicing his speeches.
Jim docs not mako any more speeches
now. All he does is listen.
A Mllwauklo astronomer predicts
that during tho next six years tho
country will ho flooded with twins,
triplets and quadruplets. Several
Sous of Rest who have been figuring
that two can live as cheaply as ono
havo been doing a little more figuring
and are showing signs of hesitating
and backing away from tho halter
pardon us tho altar.
Since Senator Rico's Inquiry In re
gard to whethor tho territorial wharves
wore self supporting or not, tho May
or has been putting most of his time
in on tho local wharf. Ho intends to
see that tho city wharf Is self spport-
ing if ho has to collect tho money him
self. Ho has also been acting as
chief wharfinger while John Rapoza
has been serving on tho Jury.
Jimmy Brodroro startled tho planta
tion office forco by Stepping. into the
offico and announcing, "If any big
problems como up, I will be in tho
The rubber Ice pick Is- still in tho:
hands of tho committeo as Philln
Rice's claim was thrown out. It was
discovered that tho drink ho had was
charged to tho proprietor's account
In tho opinion of the Judges, nono als
sentlng, this does not constitute a
letfa! "Tin Roof."
Did the minstrel show last Saturday
night make a hit? I'll say it did I
They simply can't quit talking about
It It was so much .better than they
expected. Every number from tho
opening chorus to the grand finale
was enthusiastically recoived and en
cores were tho order of tho evening.
H. D. Sloggett made a decided hit
with his song, "Who Dat Said Chick
en In DIs Crowd".
Mr. Lineau, in his ballad, "I'd Lovo
to Fall Asleep and Wako Up in My
Mammy's Arms", was warmly recei
ved. Parson Warner proved conclusively
that ho Is not a Methodist. His buck
and wing dance was received with
Adrian Englehardt made tears como
to tho eyes of the masculine element
of the audience with his touching
ballad, "When tho Moon Shines on
Judge Achl rendered "Mammy's Lul
laby" in a masterly manner and was
very heartily applauded.
K. C. Hopper got a kindly hand in
his bono solo.
Chas. Fern's monologue"Somebody"
was woll recoived as was his famous
Bert William's poker pantomime.
Ernest Weight (the Kauai Caruso)
was a Joyful surprise to thosd who
had not had the opportunity of hear
ing him sing before. His solo, "Let
tho Rest of tho World go by" made n
A. Horner Jr. in his "Old Man Noah"
was probably the hit of tho evening.
K. B. Morgan mado an excellent
Wnterlocutor and filled that difficult
position as if to tho manner born.
A. Horner Jr. at the piano, was ro-
sponsiblo in no small measure for tho
success of the performance.
Mr. DoIIInger not only acted as di
rector during the long period of re
hearsing, but also proved himself In
valuable in tho dressing room beforo
The mm at $459.50 was realized
from tho performance. This sum is
to go to. the Lihue Library Fund.
WILL SHOW AT WAIMEA
In order to give thoso on tho west
side of the Island an opportunity to
see tho show tho performance will bo
repeated at Waimea Hall tomorrow
MUSICAL TREAT COMING
Kauai music lovers, aro soon to havo
a real musical treat. Tho Pasmoro
Trio, well .known in Europe and tho
main cities of tho United States for
their ensemble 'as well as solo playing
aro to glvo a concort at tho Tip Top
Theatre, March 30, under tho auspi
ces of the Mokihana Club.
With the Pasmore Trio is Miss
Marie Sloss, pianist. Miss Sloss en
Joys a musical reputation quite as en
viable as tho Pasmores. AH of theso
musicians received tho major part of
their training in the finest schools of
Europe. It was in Europe that their
work first was acknowledged to bo
that of leading musicians. But tho
United States was quite as enthusias
tic as Europo when tho Pasmores re
turned and made three nation wldo
To tho Music School of Punahou
Academy belongs tho credit fbr bring
ing this trio of musicians to Honolulu.
To say that Honolulu lovers of good
music aro appreciative of tho work of
these peoplo Is to state tho case very
mildly. Every concert given by this
trio was given to a largo and a most
There aro very fow opportunity
of hearing renowned musicians on tho
Island of Kauai. Peoplo who ap
preciate good music should remember
this dato and reserve It for this re
cital. Mr. A. Horner, with Mr. F. H. Haso
rot, his daughter Margaret and Miss
Sullivan, all of Cleveland, Ohio, woro
local visitors last week, arriving on
Tuesday and returning on Saturday,
during which time they visited tho
pineapple fields and other places of
interest on Kauai. Mr. Haserot Is
owner of the Haserot Co. of Cleveland
Ohio and his firm is tho Billing agent
of thojlawaiian Canneries Co. on tho
mainland. This is Mr. Haserot's lec
ond trip to Kauai.