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t ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 17, NO. 19.
L1HUE. KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. MAY 17. 1921
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3. V; Wilcox
K A U A
CLUB IS ORGANIZED
At a special meeting held at
the Court House in Lihue last
TJiu.'hday night, the Kauai Auto
mobile Club wit formed. Over
thirty men, from all parts of the
island, attended the meeting and
all expressed their desire to join
The meeting was called by II.
; D. Sloggctt. Mr. Sloggett was
a member of a similar organiza
tion on Maui. lie saw the bene
fits derived by the members of
that organization and he has been
the prime mover in the formation
of the club on Kauai. As a rec
ognition of his services he was
elected the first president of the
In addition to Mr. Sloggett,
the following officers were elect
ed to serve for one year, vice pres
ident, Frank Crawford; secretary
and treasurer, Frank Jennings.
A board of governors was also el
ected, whose duty it is to draw up
the rules and regulations of the
club. This committee consists
of the following members: Lihue, j
II. D. Sloggett, Frank Crawford
and J. H. Moragne; Koloa, W.
II. Francis; Kalahco, W. D.
McBryde; Kawaihau, Albert nor
ner; Kealia, H. Wolters; Kilauea,
L. D. Larsen; Hanalei, W. F.
rianborn,; Makaweli, B. D. Bald
win; Waimea, T. Brandt; Kcka
ha, Win, Danford.
The objects of the Kauai Auto
mobile Club are threefold. They
are, (1) the formation of an
association composed of owners of
self-propelled motor .vehicles for
personal and private use, except
ing professional chauffeurs and
others operating automobiles for
wages or hire;
(2) To encourage the con
struction of good roads and
bridges and the proper upkeep of
highways, and (3) To cooperate
in the formation of proper terri
torial and county laws regulating
the use of automobiles in the
Territory of Hawaii, especially
in the county of Kauai.
It was decided that the dues
of the association should be ?5.
Filipinos To Hold
Convention at Lihue
The Filipino National Asso
ciation of Hawaii will hold a con
vention at Lihue from the 20th
to 23rd of this mouth at which
representatives and delegates
from all the other islands will be
The purpose of the convention
is to reconstruct and reorganize
the whole association, and to
bring it into closer relationship
witli the plantation interests.
Vincente Boiser, of Lihue, vice-
president of the association and
acting head in the absence of its
president, states that during the
late strike on Oahu, the impress
ion prevailed that the association
was actively engaged in aiding
the strikers. Mr. Boiser states
that this was not true, and that
it is the earnest desire of the
association that all misunder
standings can be corrected and
i.fat the planters and members of
the association will be brought
into closer touch with each other.
"It is the purpose of this organi
zation to help the planters iu all
ways, and to encourage the labor
ers to perform their duties well
und to live up to their contracts."
: Kapaa Notes
Among the spectators at the
game on Sunday was Mr. James
Spalding and Mr. Hermann Wol
ters, president and manager of
the Makee Sugar Co. We no
ticed their happy expressions
when the Makees went into the
lead, but we noted particularly
Mr. Woltcr's broad smile when
the last double play ended the
game, for the reason that we also
had noticed his expression last
year when we lost a game to Li
hue, but you know, human nature
is the same no matter where you
Tilly's smoke, of which the Ma-
kee's had several samples at El
eele last year, seems to be gone.
ne used almost all slow balls and
was not effective and rather
steady. It seemed an effort for
him to throw and rumors have it
that a sore arm was the cause.
Four double plays featured
Sundav's proceedings, three being
pulled off by the winners and one
by the losers. Poor coaching in
the first inning accounted for one
when Watase, who was on first,
failed to be informed that his
brother George had popped a fly
to Cummings instead of a ground
er, in an attempt to sacrifice.
But for some grandstand stuff
by Cummings in the (ith, the Ma
kees would have played an error
less game, the first in many
moons, in tins inning, alter two
down, George Watase hit a
grounder to Cummings, who
cnught the ball before the runner
was ten feet from the plate, wnit-l
ed at his leisure until lie had near
ly reached first and then threw
to Rodrigues. It was a perfect
throw but too late and the scorer
had no alternative but to score
an error. Errorless games are
rare birds on Kauai, and it's a
pity the clean record should be
marred by such a slip-up.
Tilly almost suffered the fate
of having two home runs scored
off his delivery in the first inning
in as many games against the Ma
kees. Last year, King "Babe
Ruthed" the first ball pitched by
Tilly at McBryde and in the first
inning on Sunday, Tsunehiro's
drive was good for only three
bases due to a flivver in left field
which kept the ball from going
over the bank and into the swamp
for a sure home run.
Mr. Taber, proprietor of the
Kauai Drug Company, promised
the baseball boys a free treat at
his soda fountain on Sunday af
ter the game, win, lose, or draw,
but as the boys won, they took ad
vantage of the opportunity to cel
ebrate in fitting style. We won
der if some of them would have
refused to eat if they had lost.
Mrs. Lee, wife of Lee Wing Kce,
Fourth Series homesteader, died
at her home opposite the Kapaa
school on Saturday afternoon,
after an illness of several months.
She is survived by her husband,
three children, and a father and
brother iu Honolulu. Mrs. Lee
was a Honolulu girl and came to
Kapaa in ISMS with her husband
to live on their homestead lot.
The police, in their efforts to
apprehend the perpetrators of
the recent burglaries, were out
nearly every night the week previous,-
and followed up all sorts
of clues, but without results un
(Continued on paoe 6)
Above are the three candidates for the office of county attorney.
Left to right they are: A. G. Kaulukou, former county treasurer;
S. K. Kaeo, the present, encumbent, and former Judge Lyle A.
Dickey. They are all pretty good fellows in fact they all attend
the same church. To prove our claim that they all attend church,
we offer (exhibit A) as evidence the above photograph taken by
our staff photographer just outside the Hawaiian church at Lihue.
DATE FOR OPENING OF
It was found necessary to post
pone the -date of the opening of
the Makaweli Community House
from May 21st to May 2Sth be
cause the lights of the building
would not be ready at that time.
A program is" being planned for
the opening date at which time
the Plantation manager, Mr. B.
D. Baldwin, will dedicate the
building to the use of the employ
ees of the plantation. The Pub
lic and Japanese schools will take
part in the program and.thcro
will also be additional numbers.
The following afternoon the
first matched game will be played
iu the gymnasium and will be be
tween Camps 4 and S for the
Plantation Volleyball champion
ship. MEETING AT PUUKAPELE
CHANGED TO MAY 2S
The proposed meeting of the
Puukapele Park managers that
was announced in this paper last
week to be held at Kaane on Sat
urday, May 21st, has been changed
to May 2S-2S). This change has
been made so as not to interfere
with election day, which is Satur
Mr. V. F. Sanborn, chairman
of the board of managers, an
nounces that those desiring to
select lots had best be on the
ground on Sunday, 2Sth, as the
committee will be busy with
boundary lines up to that time.
Mrs. II. D. Sloggett and Miss
Dorothea Sloggett, of Lihue, re
turned from Honolulu last Friday
WILL IT BE?
BRIGADIER BOURNE 1
OF SALVATION ARMY
WILL VISIT KAUAI
Brigadier Bourne, in command
of the Hawaiian department of
the Salvation Army, will arrive
on' Kauai next Friday morning
for a speaking tour of the island.
Brigadier Bourne is an officer of
high standing iu the Salvation
Army. During the World War
he had charge of an important
post overseas, and after the arm
istice, was sent into Germany.
He will be accompanied on his
tour of Kauai by Commandant
West of the Honolulu corps.
Commandant West is noted for
his abilities as a singer.
Brigadier Bourne will speak
at Waimea Church on Saturday
evening, and at the Waimea
Army Hall on Sunday evening.
Monday evening he will deliver
an address at Makaweli.
BIG LAND SUIT
The big land suit between Gay
& Robinson and the Territory of
Hawaii, involving the greater
part of the Hanapepe valley and
valuable water rights, begins in
the oth circuit court again today
after going to the supreme court
on reserved questions, all of
which have been decided to the
satisfaction of the attorney gen
eral's office. Judge Joseph
Light foot, of the attorney gen
eral's department, and Judge A.
G. M. Robinson and Judge Perry,
representing Gay & Robinson,
arrived by the Kinau this morn
ing. W. D. McBryde returned fiom
town this morning where he went
to attend the pineapple meeting.
Big Political Rally at
Tip Top Friday Night1
The political campaign will I"1 1
closed next Friday evening with'
a big rally at the Tip Top theatre.
Lihue, at which time and place
the various candidates for office
will be present to discuss the
various issues of the campaign.
The meeting will begin at 7::0
YOUNG COWBOY PLUNGES
KNIFE INTO HEART
John Anakelea Jr., a cowboy
in the employ of Lihue Plantation
deliberately took a butcher knife
and plunged it into his heart, at
the home of his parents in liana
niaulu, at about five o'clock Sun
day afternoon. Death resulted
At the coroner's inquest yester
day morning the aunt of the boy
testified that at about five o'clock
Sunday afternoon she came into
the kitchen and found him shar
pening a butcher knife. She
stated that he had such a "wild,
look" in his eyes that she knew he
was going to kill himself, so she
rushed out of the house and called
her brother (the boy's father),
who came in and tried to take the
knife away, cutting himself on the
hand in the struggle. The hoy
jerked away from the grasp of
his father, and, placing his left
hand behind his shoulders (to
throw his chest forward) plunged
the knife into his heart.
The young suicide, who was
about nineteen years of age,
had threatened to kill himself
several months ago. It is stated
that he was not of sound mind.
STANDARD OIL ANNOUNCES
CUT OF 2 CENTS IN PRICE
OF GASOLINE FRIDAY, 13
Friday, May 13th, was a lucky
day for the consumers of gaso
line, for on that day the Standard
Oil Company announced a cut of
2 cents per gallon in the juice of
that commodity. There has also
been a cut of 2." cents per barrel
iu the price of fuel oil.
GOLF CLUB ORGANIZED
A number of golf enthusiast met
at the Llhuo Armory last Wcdnosd-iv
ovenint! and organized tho Wailua
Golf Club, with James Spalding as Its
president; Dan Arcla, vice-president
and Jim Corstorphine, secretary and
treasurer. On tho executive comm
Ittee, Including the above officers,
were elected A. E. W. Todd, Eloelo, J.
H. Catton, Makaweli, J. P. Kahlbaum,
Koloa, E. F. Wood, Lihue, and P. W,
The initiation feo was placed at $10,
plus $1 war tax, and tho monthly dues
at $2 plus 20c. war tax. This will
prevail until Juno 30, when tho in
itiation feo will bo raised to $25 plus
Those contemplating joining the
club would do well to get their
names in without delay, accompanied
by a check for $17.00 covering In
itiation feo and dues for three months.
A gang of men will bo put to work
immediately on tho courso at Wal
lua clearing away tho brush and put
ting in tho groons.
GUARD RAIL AT HAIRPIN TURN
In complianco with a request from
tho Chamber of Commerce, tho Board
ot Supervisors havo had a substan
tlal guard rail put up on tho hairpin
turn at Kapaia. Tills was a much
needed Improvement and will certain
ly bo appreciated by the motoring
A. Englchnrdt, superintendent
of the Ahukini Terminal & Ry.
Company, made a short business
visit to Honolulu last week, ie
turning Friday morning.
Saturday was a big day for the
new Altukini Railway. The trad..
wa completed so that traint
could go through from Waialur.
to Lihue. Actual hauling of
cane from llanamaulu to the Li
hue mill started Monday of this
At' Ahukini, J. II. Moragne.
who has charge of the new rail
way, breakwater and wharf con
struction, now has his men put
ting in the big concrete piles for
the new wharf. Twenty-four'
piles have already been place-)
ind more are going in every day.
It is estimated that about U?0
piles in all will be needed for the
A large locomotive crane i
now placing rocks for the new
breakwater that is befng built in
connection with the wharf. This
breakwater will extend 200 to
2")0 feet into the bay and will
make it possible for 2.)00 ton
boats to land and load there. This
will greatly facilitate the ship
ping of sugar from the American
Factor plantations located on this
side of the island.
The present plans call for a
completed wharf and breakwater,
by the end of this vear.
Burglars Were Old
Offenders On Parole
The two Filipinos who wero appre
hended by Sheriff Iliso at Nawiliwili
last Tuesday afternoon as they wcrs
attempting to make their "get away"
iboard tho Kinau, havo proved to lu
Pedro Epsinosa and Faustino Cabuhat.
two paroled prisoners from Oahu
Prison. They al30 proved to bo thx
men responsible for the epidemic of
burglaries that has been visiting
Kauai for tho past two weeks.
Acting on a tip received from a Fili
pino at Kapaa, tho officers wero on
the lookout at Nawiliwili lasl Tuesday
and saw tho men arrive with a trunk.
They were detained while tho trim's
was brought to the sheriff's office.
where an examination revealed most
of tl)o articles reported to tho police
When questioned by tho police,
Faustino confessed to tho burglaries,
and that they were both out on
parolo after having served a minimum
sentence of two years in Oahu Prison
for burglary on Maul.
Besides tho burglaries at Kapaa
and Kealia, thoy entered tho promises
of Kapaia Garage and took a number
ot articles. The night before their
attempted "got away" thoy visited a
honso in Hanapopo but did not find
anything of value.
Tho men wero brought beforo
Judge Hjorth's branch of tho district .
court Friday and charged with steal
ing an overcoat of the value of $10,
tho property of one Ah Hoon, of Kea
lia. Tho pair pleaded guilty of tho
charge and tho judge gave thorn, a
Mittimus was issued remanding the
defendants Into tho custody ot tho
high sheriff of tho territory and they
wero turned over to a deputy of tho
attorney general's offico that had
arrived that morning.
Tlio "Claudino" took away tho men
from Kauai's shores and. thoy aro now
languishing in tho territorial peniten
tiary to servo out tho balanco of sen
tences formerly imposed upon them;
ono of tho men has to servo n term
of eighteen years unexpired sentence,
the other ono a somewhat shorter
There will be a celebration of
the Anglican communion at the
residence of J. 11. Hall, Lihue.
Thursday May ISMh, at 7:.'!0 p. m.
Celebrant the Episcopal priest
from Waimea, Rev. M. E. Carver.