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O. N. Wilcox 12-31-21
ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL 17. NO. 31.
L1HUE. KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. AUGUST 9, 1921
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Kuual Is now entertaining a man
ol unusual Interest In the person bl
Mr. William Wnterhouse. Mr. Wat
orhouse, who Is Mrs. .William Hyde
Rico's only surviving brother and the
father of Dr. Herbert Watorhouso of
Kolou, was for two years mayor of
Pa3adena, California. He Is now
principally engaged In ovangellcal
work and Is now on his way to Jap
an to help tho famous Japanese ev
angelist, Itev. Paul Kanamorl, in his
' wonderful work of spreading Chris
tlanity in Japan.
Two of Mr. Waterhouso's children
have spent many years In, Japan and
they speak, read and write the Jap
They are now In tho United States
but expect to return to the Orient
Mr. Waterhouse has occupied
prominent position In the public life
of Pasadena for years. Tho Pasadena
Star-News has tho following to say
William Waterhouse, formerly may
or of Pasadena, is to leave next Mon
.day lor the Orient whore ho will be
associated with Paul M. Kanamori
known as the' '"Moody of Japan" In
a series ' of evangelistic services in
that country. Mr. Waterhouse has
devoted the last seven or eight years
of his life to evangelistic work, be
ing associated with Rev. John Ed
ward Brown, tho noted ovangolist,
who has held meetings several times
While Mr. Waierhouse expects to
be abroad for a long time the length
of hi stay Is indefinite-and tho Wat
oinouno family home will continue.
to be Pasadena, where they have
lived for tho last quarter of a cen
tury Mrs. Waterhouse and their
daughter, Miss Millicent, will remain
Enthusiastic .Over' Prospects
' Mr. Waterhouse Is enthusiastic
over the prospects of his work in
Japan. Of Mr. Kanamori he says:
"Mr. Kanamori has been In this
country for tho last eighteen months
studying evangelistic methods and
socking help for his work. He has
now returned to Japan with the
avowed purpose of reaching all of
the ,00,000,000 of his countrymen
with tho Gospel of Christ.
"He feels that tho solution .of- the
International question and her sal
vatloii from atheism, and agnosticism
13 in Christianity. Tho time is
Bhort. By printed page and spoken
word, by personal work, and large
evangelistic meetings; by prayer and
work ho is planning to cover tho
whole of Japan in a systematic effort
to win the Japanese people to Christ"
It was Mr. Waterhouse who
evolved the idea of having Mr.
Brown and his evangelistic party ex
jiand their work from tho tent meet
Ihgs they formerly' held ' to large ta
bernaele services, with many church'
es interested, and he has been very
successful in his direction of tho
tours of tho Brown party. He stat
ed today that Rev. Mr. Brown is
now engaged for services in various
cities up until next March.
Mayor Two Years
Mr. Waterhouse was mayor of
Pacadena from 1005 to 1007 and hiB
administration was made notable by
tho fact that the municipal light
plant was given its inception here.
It wan he who named J. Perry
Wood now superior court Judge, as
Already two children of Mr, Water
house's have been engaged In mis-,
senary work In Japan. Paul B.
Watoiiiouse, who was long at Omi
mission, and who now Is in this
country doing special work among
the Japanese, expects to return thoro
In tho fall, as does also his sister,
Mrs Herbort Nicholson, who is now
In the East.
FORMER KAUAI BOY TO WED
Attorney Charles S. Dolo has re
ceived an Invitation to nttend tho
wedding of his brother, Dr. Kenneth
Llewcllen Dolo, to Miss Isabella Anno
Van Winkle, In San Francisco, on
Saturday at noon, on August 20th.
Dr Dolo was born In Kapaa.
Thr Misses Hannah and Daisy
Sheldon arrived from Honolulu by
tho Kluau this morning.
Mrs. Hagood, of Kealla, returned
from Honolulu this morning.
Mrs. E. F. Wood returned this
morning from' a week spent in Hono
Dr. and Mrs. J. M. Kuhns were
among tho passengers returning from
Honolulu this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Swan returned
this morning from a vacation spent
on the mainland.
E. Cropp, manager of Koloa plan
tation returned Friday morning from
a Lhort, visit to Honolulu.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Hills of Lihue,
returnod Friday from a brief visit to
.Miss Gladys Thompson returned to
Llhuo last Wednesday after a week's
visit iri Honolulu!
Deputy Sheriff W. O. Crowell was
a returning passenger by tho Kinau
last Friday morning.
Mrs. George R. Carter and Robert
Cartel of Honolulu arrived this morn
ing and will spend two weeks "with
the Wm. Danfords at Kokeo.
C. W. Spitz came over over on tho
Claudino last week and spent sever
al days renewing old acquaintances
Y. Shldo, tho. Kapaa merchant, re
turned by the Claudino last.Wednes
day morning from a business visit
Miss E. C. Dole arrived by tho KI-
nau last Friday and is visiting her
brother, Charles Dole, at his Kapaa
Mr. Gaylord P.. Wilcox roturnod to
to Honolulu on the Claudino last
Friday evening. Mr. Wilcox has
spent tho last two weeks on Kauai.
H. H'.' Jones, Kauai representative
of (he. Standard Oil Company, paid
visit to Honolulu last week, re
turning by the Kinau Friday morn
Mr. William Waterhouse of Pasa
dena, California, is spending a
week on the Garden Island visiting
hie sister, Mrs. William Hyde. Rico,
and his Bon, Dr. Herbert Waterhouse.
Walter Eklund, local representa
tive of the vonllamm-Young Com
pany, is spending a few weeks on
Kauai. Walter Is selling automobiles
in npito of financial shortage of pros
Judge Banks of tho Second Circuit
Ccurt of Honolulu Is spending his
vacation as tho guest of Dr. R. A.
Hagcod at Kealia. Judge Bank's
place is temporarly being filled by
Judge William Achl of Lihue.
Miss Harriet Kastle of Honolulu,
is visiting at Kilauea with her sis
ter, Mrs. J. S. B. Pratt Jr. Miss
Kastle arrived on tho Claudino last
Wednesday morning with Mr. and
Mis. Pratt and son who Jiad been at
terdlng the swimming meets in Hon
Mrs. J. M. Warlner and daughter,
Miss E. Warriner, came over on tho
Claudino last week to spend a vaca
tion with tho former's son, C. Warl
ner. who is employed as a mechanic
at tho Kilauea Plantation. Miss War
lner is executive secretary of tho
rlend. tho religious paper published
by ihe Hawaiian Board of Missions.
CANE. FIRE AT KILAUEA
A cane firo that for a timo threat
ened to become disastrous burned off
about twenty acres of cane, on Ki
lauea Plantation last Thursday after
noon. A heavy wind was blowing at
the. time and as tho burned field
was flanked by a threo hundred acre
field, on one sldo and a hundred and
twenty acre field on the other,
things looked serious. Every man
on the plantation was brought to tho
fire and soon the entire crow were
buey fighting it.
A firo break was cut and a back
firo started against tho main fire.
The fire jumped In several places
due to embers being carried by tho
wind and these were almost Immed-
iaudy extinguished. After a hard bat
tlo '.hat , for a time appeared to bo a
losing one, tho fire was brought un
U Is thought that the firo was
started from a spark from ono of
the locomotives. Tho cano burned
was nil of this years crop so that
tho loss will ho small.
Tho Board of Supervisors of tho
County of Kauai hefd its regular
monthly business meeting at its of
flee, as usual, on Wednesday, Aug'
ust 3rd, 1021, at 0:30 a. m.
Present: H. D. WIshard, Chair
man; T. Brandt, J. I. Sllva, Fred
Mendes, A. Menefoglio.
Tho minutes of tho last meeting,
namely: July 1st (outgoing board),
July 1st (Incoming board), and Juno
Cth last were read and approved
with the following corrections to tho
minutes of July 1st (of tho outgoing
Upon tho motion of Mr. Menefog
Ho seconded by Mr. McBryde, tho
sum of five thousand two hundred
forty dollars and seventy-eight cents
($5,240.78) wore Bet aside as add!
tional appropriations, to bo paid out
the Treasury, for the following uses
Permanent Improvement Fund:
Wallua Rock Fill $ 276.22
Macadam, Niumalu 1.22G.0O
Macadam, Kukulolono 3,210.32
Anahola Bridge 521.34
Bid i for furnishing material, etc..
for the erection and completion of
a two story frame building at Maka
well: Two were received as -follows:
Da Fries & Son
Burgess, Davenport & Son.
Tho bids very much In excess of
the estimated cost were rejected
by tin Board upon the motion of
Mr. Menefoglio seconded by Mr.
The following bids woro received
and reterred to the County Board of
Supervisors for advise:
Bids to furnish school desks of
sizes No. 2, 3, 4, 5 and 0.
A bid (P1044) from tho Officii Sup
ply Co., of Honolulu, to furnish 510
desks of the Economic brand for
$4,402.50 .and tho only one.
Bids for furnishing materials, and
for tho construction of three bun
galow class-rooms at Kapaa school.
The following wore received:
Llhuo Store (P1045) $1,S85.00
Allen & Robinson, Ltd. $1,045.00
Lowers & Cooke, Ltd. 1,S8C00
Yusn Lim Fat Akau (attach
ed to P.1045) $C54.00
Sam B. Gosb S40.00
Bids for 'furnishing building mater
ials, and for tho construction of two
bungalow class-rooms at tho Kauai
High School: The following were re
ceived: For Materials:
Allen & Robinson, Ltd. ' $1,20G.00
C. B. Hofgaard. & Co 1,300.00
Lihue Store (194G) 1,250.00
Lowers & Cooko, Ltd. 1,207.00
Yuen Lim Fat Akau (attach-
P. 140G) $424.00
Bids for furnishing building ma
terials and for the construction of
ono class-room and offico addition
to Hulala School: Tim following
Allen fc Robinson, Ltd. $1,009.00
Lihue Store (P.1047) 9S0.00
Lowers & Cooke, Ltd. 1,052.00
John Hansen (attached to
Bids for furnishing building ma
terials, and for tho construction of
one four-bedroom cottago at Koloa
School. The following wore re
ceived: For Materials:
Allen & Robinson, Ltd. $2,990.00
Kauai Railway Co. (1948P.) 2.G50.00
Lihue Storo 3,110.00
Lowers & Cooko, Ltd. 2,800.00
John Hansen (attached to P
Henry Wise 2,050.00
Bids for furnishing building ma
terials, and for tho construction of
ono four-bedroom cottago at Kala
hen School. Tho following wero re
ceived: For Materials:
Allen &, Robinson, Ltd $2,990.00
Kauai Railway Co. P.1949) 2.C50.00
Llhuo Storo 3,120.00
Lowers & Cooko, Ltd. 3,029.00
Hairy Hoo' $2,300.00
Henry Wise (attached to P.
Bids for construction of concreto
I bridge at Keaki, Kilauea division,
A bid was recelv
Geo. W. Mahlkoa for $14,950.00
A lequlsltlon (P.1943) to provide
room for a kltchep for the use of
the Hanale! School was referred to
Mr. Menefoglio for report
Mr. Brandt moved that necessary
laborers bo employed -to clean all
the, schools before the next school
torm opens and boing seconded by
Mr. Alenlles tho same was carried.
iuj louowing requisitions wero
1, Omao School: A cesspool at
Omao to be boarded ovor before next
schml term opens as it is a menaco
to the school children
2.. Koloa School: To repaint the
principal's and teachers' cottages
3, Hanamaulu School: To open a
window in the dining room of tho
principal's cottago and to paint tho
lanul and kitchen and bathroom of
said principal's cottago and to re
pair tho toilet
4. Kekaha School: Necessary re
paiis to bo given the old teachers'
The requisition of tho Hanamaulu
School for plowing, grading and
grassing the school yard, action on
Kuir.a postponed to a future meet'
Requisition (attached P.1943) for
necessary repairs to bo given the
Walmoa School was referred to Mr,
Brandt with power to act In the pre
Requisition (attached to P.1943) for
a drinking fountain, etc., for the Kal
tvhao School, was granted. Tho re
quest for moving tho two bungalow
class-rooms to the new ground, ac
lion on same deferred until some
Requisition (attached to P.1943)
from F. S. Pugh, Industrial Supervise
or for necessary repairs to bo giv
en cottages used by him at Eleele,
was referred to the County Road SU'
perv:3or with power to act theron.
Requisition (attached to P. 1943)
for supplies very much needed for
the High and Grammar School was
referred to the County Road Super
visor with power to act on the pre
mises. Mr. Brandt moved that Miss B. E.
L. , Hundley, Supervising Pprinclpal,
have tho authority to list and pur
chase on behalf of this Board a suffi
cient supply of furnitures, kind and
class to be of the samo to furnish all
tho tnachors' cottages, Including the
old ones, and boing seconded by Mr.
Sllva the motion carried.
A petition (P.1950) from Honorablo
S. K. Kaoo, County Attorney, for tho
approval of his appointment of Mr.
Eugino K. Alu as a Deputy County
Attorney at a monthly salary of
$200.00 and to bo allowed a clerk at
a pay to be approved by the Board
At 12:30 p. m. a recess was taken.
The Board reconvened at 1:30 p.
m. for tho transaction of further bus
iness. The Board after duo examination
approved the soveral demands sub
mitted against tho appropriation
Honorablo Charles A. Rico having
been given audience asked for the
macadamizing of tho road leading
to the Ahukini landing for the con
venience of passengers intending to
take tho steamer for Honolulu at that
point and suggested the issuance of
bonds to cover tho expense of this
work Tho "Board accepted tho sug
gestion as being a good one and re
quested the County Road Supervisor
to submit, If possible, at the next
meet'ng plans and specifications for
macadamizing this road.
Financial reports for July, 1921, to
wit: Treasurer's, Treasurer-Auditor;
Auditor's Receipts etc.; Joint Re
port; and tho Auditor's Roport for
six months to Juno 30, last, wero re
ferred to Mr. Brandt for advise.
Financial Reports for May, 1921,
namely: Treasurer; Treasurer-Auditor;
end tho Joint Roport; and thoso
for Juno ,1921, to-wlt:
Treasurer; Treasurer-Auditor; Au
ditor receipts, etc., and tho Joint Re
port; also tho roport of M. II. Drum
niqnd, Doputy Bank Examiner, of tho
financial condition of tho County as
of December 31, 1920, woro approv
ed uron tho advise of Mr. Brandt.
Llhuo Poundmastcr's Report (P.
- (Continued on pago 2)
Through the efforts of local bus!
nou.1 firms headed by W. F. . Hornnr.
cashier of tho Kapaa branch of the
Bank of Hawaii, a chango for the
better In the local mall schedule was
made last week. Tho new schedule
provides for a round trip by the car
rier on Friday, thus enabling tho
pcoplo on this side of tho Island to
answer received mall Friday. Under
tho old schedule, we had the alter
native of either taking tho mail to
Llhuo or waiting until Saturday for
Hill 1WIUUI. a
Mrs. Annie Huddy. wife of Charlns
Huddy, passed awav last wnnlr nt
nci local home. She Is survived by
nor nusuand and threo children.
Mrs. Huddy Is a sister of Senator
L E. Van Leuvan. who camn lmro
about a year ago and started the
dry-goods establishment ".Van Leu-
vans" departed last week for Los
Angeles, his former home. The Ktorn
is now in charge of Mrs. J. C. Taber
or mo Kauai Drug Company.
Dr. Chang, local dentist, who 1ms
been living In Hanapepo and coming
hero dally since April, has at last
decided that Kapaa has It over Hana
pepo in so far as living conditions,
climate, etc., are concerned, and Is
now r. bonafide resident of oho Ka
Midori Morlta, head mechanic of
tho Hawaiian Canneries Comnanv.
welcomed the arrival of his third
child, a boy, at his homo last week.
The Misses Alung and Irene Wonc
departed for Honolulu last week to
Bpc-nd tho summer vacation. They
expect to return before school opens
Mia. .Louiso. Sheldon of the Kanaa
school '. returned last Tuesday from
Honolulu. She left here several
weeks ago to act as musical instruc
tor at tho Territorial Summer school
The Hawaiiun Canneries completed
their summer packing season last
wcok with a total pack of 59,300
cases. This is an Increase of 45 per
cent over tho 1920 summer' pack,
v.nich totalled only 40,800 cases the
h.ghoEt yield, from any field in tho
hk-tory of tho company obtained
frcm a new field in tho Moloaa sec
tlon. This new field, known as Field
Nf . 3, Is bearing its first crop this
year and Is tho first field to come
under the treatment for tho wilt dls
ease recently discovered by Mr. A.
Horner Jr., superintendent of the
We are still speculating about
what the Kauai league officials In
tend to do about tho present base
ball scheduio. Now that the Engi
neers are cut of it, why continue
the forfeiture of each game schod
uioii with them, adding a game
won" each Sunday? Why not let
each team in the league get credit
or a forfeited game to tho end of
the season round next Sunday and
ben call a meeting to roviso tho
present scheduio? The now schedule
will Ehorton tho season by one week
and will be welcome, as all tho teams
have already had at least ono game
postponed and two of them have
Mr. and Mrs. Shrlner of Eleele, for
merly of Ksalia, spent the week end
as the guest3 of Mr. and Mrs. Dan
iel Arcla of Kealla. Dan, with the
Mo assistance of Alvln Branco spent
Sunday In showing their guests about
the new Kealla golf course, and in
cidentally, all the flno points of tho
game as played by the Kealla golf
KAM PRINCIPAL SPENDING
VACATION ON GARDEN ISLE
E. G. Bartlett, wife and two child
ren, Gladys and Both, are spending
their annunl vacation at tho Larson
beach house at Kilauea. They are
also going to spend so'mo timo at
Mr. Larson's mountain houso at Ko
kec. Mr. Bartlett Is the principal of Ka-
mohameha Schools. Ho reports that
tho enrollment was so heavy for this
coming year that the now student
st had to be closed July 1. Ho ex
pects that tho enrollments will havo
to close a month earlier next year.
Tho Kamehameha schools havo
been making a wonderful growth and
evelopment during tho past few
years. Every year moro' boys want
to attend the school than can be ac
commodated. The standards have
constantly been raised so as to ollm-
Innlo tho boys and girls who aro not
going there for "business" and yet
there Is not room for all tho deserv
Beginning this next year a full
four year high school courso Is bo
lnr; given at "Kam." In tho past thoro
hove been only two years high
school work and tho students wero
us .tall) compelled to completo tholr
training nt Punahau.
Mr. Bartlett is a hiker of somo
note, boing ono of tho organizers and I 'nter bookkeeper for tho Llhuo Plan
mtvlng spirits of tho Honolulu Trail j ,"tl""' ,llas '"J0," valuahlo cltlzon
nmi Mmintnin fu.ii.
A. J Janson, first assistant engl
neei of the S. S. Grlffco was drown
ed at- Ahukini last Sunday night a-,
bout S o'clock., His body has noli
yet been recoverdd.'
Mr. Janson had been ashore and
a little after dark he decided to go
back on board ship. He walked out
to tho end of the landing and was just
Htartlng on board when he stumbled.
In attempting to recover his bal
ance ho stumbled forward and fell
off the dock between tho old and
now dock that is now in tho cours'e
It is thought that the, unfortunate
man struck his head against a rock
when he fell and that he was knock
ed unconscious by tho blow, for ho
was not seen to como to the surface
of lh.5 water afterwards. Members of
the crew and of tho landing force
mude many unsuccessful efforts to
find the body.
'.'r. Jansen was an unmarried man
and a native of California.
MRS. WM. HYDE RICE
GIVES HAENA PARTY.
A delightful luncheon party was
given at Haena last Thursday by Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Hyde Rice in honor
of Mrs; Rico's brother, William, Wat
erhouse. Mr. Watorhbuso Is on his
way to Japan and was ablo to stop
ovor and make n short visit to Ills.
Kauai relatives. Mrs. Rico, and Mr.
Waterhouse arc tho only surviving
members of tho old original Water-
house family. .
The guests arrived in tho forenoon
and the lunch'con was given at noon.
The place, beautifully decorated- with
ferns, flowers and native plants gave,
a wonderful sotting for tho dinner
which was, as ono of the guests ex
pressed it, "fit for a king."
After dinner tho younger members
of the party played outdoor games
and swam. Those wht did not caro
for the more strenuous exercise play
ed bridge, dominoes, and' told stories
ana anecdotes of unusual interest.
Eighteen members of tho party
Including Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hydo
Rice. Mr. William Waterhouse, the
son, Dr. Herbort Waterhouse and
family, and Mrs. Sexton and two
children remained nt Haena all night
Other members of tho luncheon par
ty who did not stay all night wero
Mrs. Phillip Rico, Miss Juliet Rico,
Mr3. Albert Wilcox, Mrs. Devorlll, .
Mr. and Mrs. William Stewart and
Rev and Mrs Bayloss
In the evening, Mr. Rice entertain
ed tho party by the legend of tho
Wot Cave and other Hawaiian stor
ies. Following this, all went to tho
lanai to see a big bon-fire that was
built outsido and to help the child
ren light their firecrackers. Later In
the evening tho children sang songs
am! recited poetry. Mr. Watorhouso
told c. number of very interesting
ho party broke up Friday morn
ing. On their way homo they stop
po at the. Knuai Drug store where
thoy all enjoyed some excellent ico
crram sodas. Coming on to Llhuo
all dined with Mrs. Rico -at Halo
lai'.l, After lunch the party, long to
bn remembered by thoso who en-
Joyed it, was ovor.
BEACH PARTY GIVEN
AT HANALEI SUNDAY
Rnv. and Mrs. R. W. Bayless entor-
talned a number of tholr Lihuo
frli-nds at' Hanalei last Sunday
where thoy are spending their vaca
tion at tho Isenberg beach houso.
About twcnty-flvo peoplo took picnic
lunches and a real holiday dinner
Aftor dinner the party took a swim
on Hawaii's best boach. Tho "parson"
trlo.l to work himself up a funeral to
preach by attempting to drown ono
or two of tho guests. Thoro wero
no cabiialties however.
Mr. Carl Maser arrive'd this morn
ing from a visit tq Honolulu. Tho
Mcstra expuct to leave Kauai the
AM of the month to mnko tholr fu-
tu.-e homo 111 Hnnnlnl
formerly auditor of tho cou'ntv nmi
I distinct loss to tho community
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