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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 17. NO. 14.
L1IIUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. APRIL 12. 1921
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Tho Board of Supervisors of the
County of- Kauai held its regular
monthly business meeting at its of
fice aa usual on Wednesday April Oth,
1921, at 9:00 a. m.
Present: H. D. Wishard, Chairman;
T. Brandt, W. D. McBryde, Jos. F.
Bettencourt Jr., A. Menefogllo.
Honorablo William C. Achi Jr.,
Judge of the local Circuit Court
appeared before tho Board and re
quested appropriations to be approv
ed for salaries of the Assistant Cleric
of said Court and of a probation Offi
cer for the three months to Juno 30th
next. Consideration of this matter
was set for Monday next.
The minutes of the last meeting
were read and approved.
Tho many demands submitted, af
ter examination, were approved by
tho Board against the several appro
priations listed hereinbelow.
A demand from David W. Keyes
for $31.00 for painting work done at
the Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hos
pital and another from Willie Rod
rlgues for $24.00 for similar services
were refused payment by the board,
the latter talcing tho ground that
these bills should be presented to the
authorities of the Hospital for pay
ment. A petition (P 1873) and a letter
(attached to P 1873) from Mr. P.
Crawford of tho Bank of Hawaii Ltd.
Lihuo Branch, suggesting 'that tho
matter of supply in water to tho
Kapaa Town new lois be considered
by the Board was recoived and the
matter was taken under advisement.
A letter dated Feb. 4, 19,21 was re
ceived from The American C,lty noti
fying that the Board is receiving the
American City for 1921, a monthly
magazine, through the courtesy of
Mr. William R. Castle and was placed
A recommendation (P 1874) from
F. B. Cook, Board of Health Agent,
for necessary repairs and improve
ments to be given the schools at
Haena, Kilauea, and Koolau was
accepted, and the County Road Sup
ervisor was Instructed to take the
A requisition (P 1874) from H.
Stephen Simpson, principal of the
Lihuo School, for the moving of the
main school building to tho new
school ground; also for necessary
school supplies was granted and the
Engineer was instructed to take the
A requisition (P 1874) for supplies
otc. for the HighSchool was received
and granted except tho requests for
(1) wire netting for back-stops for a
tennis court; and (2) for labor to bo
provided for putting a 220 yard track
into shape which was refused . The
request for 100 feet of 34 in water
piping bo installed, was allowed on
condition however that the improve
ment is actually needed.
Action on the last request of the
High School (P 1874) "for 100 feet
of garden hose to bo provided for
washing floors and other purposes"
was deferred until a future meeting.
The requisition (P 1874) for mater
ial for the Kalaheo School garden
was received but action was deferred
until a future meeting.
A report (P 1875) on Hanalel
School building otc for March, 1921,
was received and filed.
Tho Treasurer's Financial Report
(R 261) for tho year 1920; also tho
Auditor's Annual Report (P 203) for
the same time were approved upon
tho advice of Mr. Brandt.
Financial Reports Nos. 202, 2G2a,
and 262b for January; and 204, 264a,
2G4aaa, and 204b for February last;
also th yearly Financial Report
(R 2G5) of tho Samuel Mahelona Me
morial Hospital for 1920 wero also
approved upon tho advice of Mr.
Financial Reports Nos. 266, 206a,
2G6aaa, and 266b, for March last,
wero referred to Mr. Brandt for ad
vlco. Mr. McBrydo moved for tho appro
priation, as additional appropriations,
of the sum of fifteen thousand six
hundred eighty-one and 95100 dol
lars ($15,G81.95) out of avallablo
moneys in tho Treasury for tho fol
License Col. ? 600.00
Continued on page 2.
Dr. Elton B. Jones, Chiropractor,
moved into his now office next to
Van Louvan's haberdashery on Mon
day. The. new quarters aro much
more spacious and convenient than
those occupied by Dr. Jones since
tho latter part of last year.
Mrs. M. V. Tabor, mother of Mr.
J. C. E.. Taber of the Kauai Drug Co.
is here visiting her son and daughter-in-law,
having arrived from St. Paul
via Honolulu, last week. She will
be here for about a month.
Mr. P. F. Hurley, local contractor,
who, when it comes to excess avoir
dupois does not even admit "Fatty"
Arbuckle to be his equal, Is tho proud
father of another baby in his family,
the new arrival this time being a boy,
who has been named Jay F. Hurley.
His first child, now several years
old, Is a girl.
Tho Kauai Drug Company's new
soda fountain opened for business
last Saturday, and if the business
done on tho opening date is any indi
cation of tho future demand for "Vel
vet" icecream, Mr. Taber will never
regret tho day when ho decided to
give Kauai people the best obtainable
in this commodity.
Dr. Sau Yee Chang, who has been
waiting patiently for tho past six
months for his new ofllce to be com
pleted, will soon bo ablo to settle
down in a permanent ofllce. His dent
al equipment arrived by the "Lurline"
last week, and tho doctor expects to
be able to receive patients early next
Mr. Chas. Lineau, who .together
with Mr. J. C. E. Taber, organized tho
Kauai Drug Company last year, has
sold all of his Interest in tho company
to Mr. Taber, who Is now the sole
owner, and will soon leave Kauai for
his home in San Francisco.
Mr. A. Horner, Jr., superintendent
of the Hawaiian Canneries Company,
departed for Honolulu on business
last Tuesday. He returned this morn
ing accompanied by Mrs. Horner,
who has been spending the past three
weeks in Honolulu visiting Mr. and
Mrs. A. Horner, Sr.
At a meeting of the Makee baseball
club held at the Kapaa court house
last Wednesday, the following were
elected as officials for the coming
year: H. Wolters, president; Wm.
Moheula, vice-president; G. M. Shak,
treasurer; Alvin Branco, temporary
secretary, Henry Sheldon, manager,
and Kion Soong, captain. Another
meeting will be held this week to
complete plans for the coming season
and to elect a permanent secretary
Mr. Geo. Raymond, last year's secre
tary, being in Honolulu when tho last
meeting was held.
It seems to us that Edward C. Liu,
Wallua homesteader, must havo been
born with some special qualifications
which makes him a better juryman
than others. Ho has again been
drawn to servo on the Federal Grand
Jury during the coming term begin
ning this month, being tho only Kauai
man to bo selected after ho had only
been excused a couple of weeks ago
from service on the trial jury at
AN ENJOYABLE TRIP
A sight-seeing party consisting of
Mr. H, F. Montgomery of Los Angel
es, Mrs.C. W. Alexander of Oakland,
Dr. J. C. Hoag of Chicago and F.
Grlnnell of the High School mado the
comprehensive tour on Thursday of
tho Spouting Horn, Kukuiolonp park,
Olokelo Canyon and the Barking
Sands, all In time to catch tho Lur
lino by which Mr.Montgomery and
Mrs. Alexander departed for Town.
That is ono great advantage of tho
Kauai wonders, they aro multum in
parvo, and can be seen if need bo In
LIHUE BASEBALL MEETING
A meeting of tho Lihuo baseball
team Is called by W. H. Rico Jr.,
president of tho club, for 7:30 Thurs
day "night, at tho County Building.
KAUAI HIGH SCHOOL DELEGATION to the Third Annual Students' Territorial Conference, March
31 April 4, at Kaueohe Bay. Left to right, back row: R. C. McDonald, Assoc. Sec. Kauai Y. M. C. A.,
Homer Tracy, cheer leader, Richard Sloggett, Ernest Wedemeyer, Scribe, Yoshizo Yamagata, C. Morlmoto,
leader, Sadao Yokomoto, Front Row Motoml Akama, Asaml Doi, Isaac Brandt, Peter Leong.
Winners of first placo In tent Inspection; first place, Stunts Program; Basketball game over Ililo
High-Y Boys Back;
Had Glorious Time
Ernest Wedemeyer, official scribe
of tho Kauai High School delegation
to the third annual territorial stu
dents conference held at Kalieohe,
Oahu, March 31 to April4, read a de
tailed, Interesting and illuminating
report of tho trip of Kauai High's ten
delegates, before his schoolmates
yesterday morning. Spaco does
not permit a full copy of Scribo We
demeyer's report in tho Garden Is
land. Tho following digest will be
of general interest.
The party, under tho supervision of
Associate Y. M. C. A. secretary, R. C.
Macdonald, left by tho Kinau on
Tuesday, March 31 and were gone
ono week for tho most part, three
staying over for tho next steamer.
The boys wero entertained while
in Honolulu at tho Central and Nu
uanu Y. M. C. A. They wero first
shown the splendid buildings of tho
Army and Navy, Central and Nuuanu
associations. On Wednesday after
noon the party organized a basket
ball team to answer tho challengo of
tho delegation from Hilo. Kauai
had tho good fortune to win this un
official game and pronounced tho
Hilo lads good sports withal as tho
game was very close. In tho oven
ing tho boys wero treated to a niovio
show at the Liberty.
Leaving at 3:30 for Kaneoho by
truck, they arrived at 5 o'clock and
by 6:30 had their tents up and were
busy enjoying a regular Y camp
meal. On tho matter of food supply
tho boys report, "Tho grub was
great and everyone consumed Im
mense quantities except one small
fellow by tho name of Brandt and ho
said' How can you expect me, small
as I am, to eat that plate full?'"
The first evening, representatives
of tho different delegations spoke on
why they wero there. C. Morimoto
spoko for Kauai with very creditable
effect. Tho dally program for each
of tho days was typical. At 0 a. m.
reveille, 6:15 sotting up exercises,
6:30-7:15 morning devotions with
general discussion, 7:20 breakfast,
7:45 camp chores, 8:15 inspection,
8:30 assembly, Bible study, discuss
ion of students' problems on Home,
School and Church relationships. In
ono of theso discussions Ernest We
demeyer mado a very fine speech on
"What the homo owes to tho Boy".
Tho Blblo study classes wero led by
Dean Davis of the Bible Institute.
Talks on live topics were given by
Prof. Lcobrick, Dr. Brown, Prof. Giv
ens, Rov. Alexander, Mr. Frank Ath
erton, Vaughan MacCaughey, Lloyd
Killam, Frank Mldkiff, Mr. Howell
Mr. Pearson, Rev. N. C. Schenck and
other representative men from Hono
lulu. Tho afternoons wero devoted to
athletic games under tho direction of
Mr. Howell, physical director of Cen
tral Y. M. C. A.
Each evening a twilight service
was held led by tho men named a
Continued on page 10.
I Hillln Hull IIP ilMTIM iMiif Til I "ir n
Growing Popularity of
By J. M. Lydgato.
By way of evidence of tho popular
ity of the Waimea Canyon Puu-ka-Pele-Kokeo
country and tho interest
which they awaken, it may bo noted
that not less than 40 people mado tho
trip thither last week, and there wore
not less than six parties of tourists
among them. This may of course
,b.o above the average, owinr; to the
ndvent of tho Lurlino and iho fact
that it was school vacation week.
But with tho advent of summer and
the ingathering of summer campers
thero will bo much more traffic. A
better road will do much to incrcaso
the travel, and the increased travel
will justify the good road.
Campers and Outing Parties
Mr. and Mrs. Sessions, of the Wai
mea School spent tho vacation week
fit Kokee goat hunting, tramping and
enjoying tho country.
Miss Lindsay and Miss Underbill
of the Lihuo High school spent tho
vacation week at the Fayo place, Ko
kee, with much satisfaction and ben
efit. Miss Erode, Miss Turner, Miss
Trlndle, Thelma Hopper, Kenneth
iHoppor, and Homer Tracy spent the
vacation week at Kokee, occupying
the Larson cottage.
Mr. F. Grinnoll of the High school,
accompanied by Dr. J. C. Hoag of
Chicago, mado a horse-back tour of
tho Puu-ka-Pele-Kokeo region last
Friday, making tho whole round in
one day. Dr. Hoag is a brother of
tho child study expert recently hero.
Ho was very much impressed with
tho interest and grandeur of tho
Waimea Canyon. He is familiar
with the Grand Canyon of the Colo
rado with, which ho compares the
Waimea one very favorably to tho
An Interesting Old Heiau
For tho benefit of visitors to tho
Puu-ka-Polo region, attention may bo
called to a very well preserved and
very interesting Heiau of Ka-lel-na-Uhane,
at the head of tho Poki
Ridgo, about tho lower edge of the
forest line, and at an elevation of
sonio 2200 feet. It stands on tho
road-side, on a commondlng rise from
which thero is a magnificent, wide
Continued on page 3.
LIHUE BOY MAKING GOOD
IN ATHLETICS ON MAINLAND
Paul Rice, son of Sheriff W. II.
Rico Jr, of Lihue, Is making an en
viable reputation as a sprinter on the
mainland. At a recent interscholas
tic meet of tho Ventura County, Cal
ifornia high schools, Paul, who rep
resented the Thachor School, took
threo first places, as follows: 220 yd.
hurdle in 28 flat; 220 yd. dash in
23.4, and the 100 yd. dash In 10.4.
Ho lacked just ono placo of getting
tho highest individual scoro of tho
In this meet, Houser, representing
Oxnard, hroko tho interscholastic
world's record in tho discus, hurling
It 143 feet.
Harbor Project Now
Ready for Crane
The preliminary work necessary to
the actual construction of tho Break
water is now pretty well finished.
Tho trestle bridge across tho river,
the new quarters, tho road to the
same, tho water system for the
whole enterprise, the grading for the
landing crano are all completed, and
tho railway from the quarry to the
breakwater site is well along.
Tho quarry site is being opened up
and promises well, so that on the ar
rival of the big quarry crane, togeth
er with tho locomotive and tho roll
ing stock for tho railway, the actual
placing of rock can begiu.
Tho railway to the quarry will bo
about half a mile long, and will be
laid with 65 lb. rails.
For the face walls of tho Break
water blocks of not less than eight
tons will be necessary to withstand
tho force of tho heavy seas. This
will mean stones of not less than 125
cubic yards, or bigger than a good
sized dining table.
Just when theso big blocks will be
moved and placed will depend on the
arrival of the crane and the rolling
LEAGUE BASEBALL TO
START MAY 15
At tho meeting of tho Kauai Ath
letic Association last Thursday even
ing, at which there was a large and
representative attendance, it was
definitely decided that there would
at least bo six teamb entered in the
coming baseball series, with a pos
In answer to Pres. Wlahnrd's query
as to whether Ilanalei district inten
ded to enter a team, Mr. Sanborn
stated that there would bo no team
from that district this year.
Kawaihau, Lihuo, McBryde and
Mukaweli all signified their intention
lo enter teams., while Grove Farm,
tho U. S. Engineers and Koloa made
application for entrance. Grove
Farm and Koloa wore accepted, and
a committee was appoiated to en
quire iiita the status of the Engineer
te.im before finally admitting them
to the league.
McBrydo and Makawell withdrew
their objection to travelling to Kapaa
for tho games required to bo played
by them at that place.
AfU-r much discussion it was fin
ally decided that the opening games
of the season would be played on
Sunday, May 15th.
Waller Sanborn, F. Jennings and
A. Q. Maivallino wero appointed a
committet to draw up tho schedule
and choose tho umpires.
The secretary lead tho resolution
which was ordered drawn up at the
last meeting, requesting tho sheriff
to put a stop to tho gambling at all
leaguo games. Sheriff Rico was
present and after tho reading of the
resolution, expressed his enthusiac
tic approval, stating that, with the
backing of tho association, ho would
seo that all open gambling was elim
inated from future games.
Three Injured When
Crashes Into Wall
Joe Freltas Calllstro, Jaw broken and
crushed; throat cut and top of
windpipe cut off; condition serious.
Louis Rego, badly fractured leg, and
Virgine Amorln, minor lacerations
around face and neck.
$7000 twin-six Packard wrecked be
Above is the result of one of tho
worst automobile wrecks in the mo
toring history of Kauai that occurred
at the corner near tho Jamieson place
Lihue, Sunday night at about S
o'clock, and that any ono of the pas
sengeis escaped Instant death 13 a
The wreck was caused by the car,
while travelling at a high rate of
speed, coming in contact with a stone
Thero were no actual witnesses to
tho accident, other than the victims
themselves, and they aro not able
to talk, but the scene of the wreck
and the condition of tho car tell a
pretty plain story.
Tho first persons on tho sceno af
ter the smash wero S. Kusaka, book
keeper for Kapaia Garage, and B. K.
Yamamoto, industrial training teach
er at Lihuo public school. They
were in a car and were driving from
Kapaia to Lihuo.
Kusaka, when seen this morning
said substantially as follows: "Yama
moto and I were going to Lihuo from
Kapaia, and when we reached the top
of the hill wo saw lights of a car on
the wrong side of the road at tho
turn. When we got to where tho car
was Joo Calllstro walked out in the
road and waved his hand. We stop
ped and saw that he was all covered
with blood, and that tho car and
stono wall was all smashed.
"We found Amorin about half un
der tho car and Rego lying to tho
side with a rock on him. Rego said
his leg was broken. Wo went to tho
hospital to get the doctor, then wo
went to the Tip Top to try and find
somebody to help move tho car.
When we wore coming out from tho
hospital we met a Dodge car bring
ing Amorin and Callistro to tho hos
pital." Miss Alma Barker, teacher at Han
amaulu, Chas. Fern, and J. II. Hall,
all camo along shortly after Mr.
Hall riding in a Ford truck. After
Retting a stretcher from tho hospital,
Rego was placed on It and taken to
tho hospital in tho truck.
Dr. Kuhns was at Kealla at tho
time of tho accident but arrived in
20 minutes after being notified. His
examinations show that Callistro's
jaw is fractured on the right side
and crushed on the left sido; that a
piece of glass or somo other sharp
substance had passed through his
throat cutting off the top of tho wind
Rego's leg Is broken but at pres
ent it is not possible to say how ser
ious tho break is.
Virgino Amorin, although severely
bruised, escaped without serious in
jury. Callistro's condition was so ser
ious last night that the doctor had
i;ravo doubts as to whether he would
last out the night. Ho was consider
ably better this morning however,
and Doctor Kuhns states that his
chances for recovery are brighter.
LIHUE MAKES BOND ISSUE
Tho Lihuo Plantation Company has
authorized through the Bishop Trust
Company and the Hawaiian Trust
Company, tho issuance of $1,000,000
worth of ten year seven per cent co
llateral notes. The iwposo of tho
issue is to furnish working capital
for the several big projects now be
ing carried on.
BETWEEN 750 AND 1000
It was at first estimated that about
400 delegates would come to Ha
waii's session of tho World's Press
Congresss, but reports recently re
ceived from tho Coast stato that tho
visitors will number between 750 and
1000, and that steamer accommoda
tions will bo taxed to tho limit.