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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 17. NO. 35.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 6, 1921
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The Knuai Automobiles Club has
brought a film to this Island that
should prove of much Borvlcb to the
general public. The name of the
plcturo Is "Careless America." It
shows very graphically- the dangers
that await the careless motorist and
the damage ho may do to himself
and others by thoughtlessness and
neglect. It also shows the dangers
that confront the "skygazers" who
walk "catty-cornered" across the
streets with never a look up and
down the road to seo whether motors
are approaching or not.
The plcturo was shown to a large
crowd at the Tip-Top theater In Li
hue, Saturday night. It was run at
Hanamaulu Sunday night and Kealia
last night. It will bo shown at Ma
kaweli tonight (Tuesday) and at Kil
auea tomorrow night.
Tho picture was brought to Kauai
by tho Kauai Automobile club with a
very definite purpose In mind. That
purpose is to help mako motoring
tho safe business or pleasure that It
should be. President H. D. Sloggett
secured tho film from tho Honolulu
Automobile club and has had it
shown as an extra, free, educational
attraction at tho places named.
Going around the corners at a high
speed Is a very dangerous practice
tho picture shows. This equally
true where tho road cannot be seen
around tho corner and when no warn
ing Is given by a good, loud horn.
This foolish practice takes a large
number of lives and does thousands
of dollars worth of damage every
year. This lesson should go homo
to Kauai people especially, because
there are many turns In our roads
and In a number of places it is im
possible to see any distance ahead.
Railroad trains take a heavy toll
of lives when they hit heedless driv
ers, too. Of course, we do not have
the big transcontinental trains that
menace drivers on the mainland, but
we do have cane trains that have a
mean habit of shooting across tho
road. And this is-often done with
little warning. Cane trains are riot
very big but they can kill careless
motorists if they hit them squarely.
The Hawaiian Sugar company at
Makaweli is especially to bo congrat
ulated on the stand it has taken for
years In regards to locomotives stop
ping before crossing any public road.
The train comes to a dead stop. A
brakeman runs across the road to
warn any approaching vehicle Then
the engine proceeds. It is needless to
say that no lives aro going to be
lost at that place.
Skids caused by fast or heedless
driving on wet streets also causes
many accidents. Tho picture shows
how easily a car may bo overturned
may crash into people, other cars,
or objects when skidding. Skidding
can't always be prevented but a very
large per cent of it can, if tho motor
ist is careful.
Tho Hawaiian skies are beautiful.
Tho other side of tho street, is of
course, always tho most attractive.
But these really aro not good rea
sons for pedestrians ambling across
a street or road without looking a
bout to seo If cars' are approaching.
Tho person that is guilty of such
carelessness Is qulto likely io wake
up and find himself in a hospital
almost any day.
Tho Automobile club has done a
good thing in bringing this film to
Kauai. And it is greatly to be hoped
that tho general public will pay more
attention to tho lessons it teaches.
A number of complaints have been
entered by automobile club members
of careless and heedless driving on.
our main roads. Club members who
witnessed such tilings have reported
them through the complaint offices
to the sheriff. As tho occasion may
demand these people have been fined
or warned. With a large numbor
of people on tho lookout for such,
heedless driving should cease.
DOLLINGERS MOVE TO
HIGH SCHOOL COTTAGE
Professor Forest Dollinger and his
isister. Mrs. Frances Miller, aro
now settled in their now homo at
the high school. Tho house has had
a coat or two of interior painting
and is now in first class condition.
Mr. Dollinger's furnlturo arrived on
Friday morning from Honolulu.
BACKS LABOR BILL
Kauai was well represented at
the big American Legion convention
held in Hilo on Thursday, Friday
and Saturday of last week. Adrian
Englohard of Llhuo was elected vice
commander from the Kauai chap
tor. Other Kauai delegates -were
Philfp nice, Sam Carter Charles
Fern, Henry Aki and A S. Bush.
A number of very important mat
ters were taken up by tho Legion,
tho mo3t important of which was
tho Importation of labor bill. The
Hilo post had declared boforo the
convention convened that it was op
posed to tho Importation of Chinese
laborers into Hawaii. It swung ar
ound to tho general convention style
of thinking and the whole Hawaiian
American Legion now backs the la
bor bill to the limit.
Governor Wallaco R. Farrlngton
made a very spirited address to
the convention urging tho whole
hearted backing of tho labor project.
His speech is said to have had
much influence In causing tho Hilo
chapter to change their policy. Tho
"Tho resolution was framed and
presented to tho executive officers
of tho government before it went to
Congress," said tho governor. "Tho
President and secretary, of labor
can decide what nationality shall be
admitted, whether Portuguese Span
ish, Chinese, Australian or Kamchat
ka. "A serious situation In territorial
finances was pointed out by tho gov
ernor when ho said that because of
the emergency in Hawaii's indus
tries, plus the labor shortage, tho
territory will receive only $500,000
In Income taxes this year against
$3,000,000 last year.
"If- our big industries have no in
come, larger real and personal prop
erty taxes must be lovied," declared"
tho governor. "It is not a pleasant
prospect. We have enough money
to run tho territorial government
until January without worrying. Af
ter that it will bo fifty per cent
worry and tho following year all
Governor Farrlngton added: "Tho
people should stand behind tho ac
tion of tho legislature on tho labor
bill. No apprehension need bo suf
fered In supporting tho measure.
Hawaii can rest assured of good
judgment on tho part 01 the particu
lar friend of Hawaii, President
PLANS ASKED FOR
J. R. Gait of Honolulu, secretary
of tho War Memorial Commission, is
sending a territory-wldo invitation to
Hawaiian architects to compete in
plans for the new war memorial
building that Is to bo constructed
in Honolulu as a memorial to Ha
waii's heroes who died in tho great
war. Only American architects will
bo allowed to compote.
Any American architect who wish
es to enter this competition should
send his name to Mr. Gait at tho
Hawaiian Trust Co., in Honolulu. A
questionairo will then be sent to
each contestant and he will bo re
quired to answer a number of ques
tions before being given tho com
The last legislature appropriated
a largo amount for tho construction
of this memorial. A handsome prizo
is to bo given tho architect whoso
plans aro finally accepted. It will bo
well worth tho tlmo of any Kauai
architect to compete in this con
test. JUDGE ACHI GETS
Judgo AVilliam C. Achi, along with
all tho other circuit judges of Ha
waii, begins this month to got a
higher salary. Ono of tho clauses of
tho Rehabilitation Bill is that tho
circuit judges get their salary boost
ed from $4,000 to $0,000 a year.
Wo Imagine that Judgo Achi Is go
ing to bo so happy over that clauso
that ho won't flno another person for
1 Kapaa Notes
A Japanese tea house has just
been comploted next to tho premises
of Dr. Yanagihara and will shortly
bo ready for business.
K. M. Ahaua, assistant cashier of
tho Bank of Kauai, Ltd., has been
laid up for tho past two weoks with
blisters and boils on his feet. Rath
er hard on "Flat" as this is the
first time In many years that ho
has boon forced to remain at home
for two weeks at a stretch.
Mr. and Mrs. George S. Raymond
of the Kapaa school returned this
morning from Honolulu. They havo
been spending tho summer vacation
on Maul visiting the parents of Mrs.
Raymond at Waiakoa.
Tho Misses Murphy and Schuch
holz, new teacheis for the Kapaa
school, arrived last week. Both aro
from the mainland.
Joseph Rodrigucs, Ernest Malad
inich, John Soares, Joaquin Gomes,
and soveral other boys from Kealia
spent three days at Haena last
week, tho purposo being to try out
their luck at fishing, but all they
managed to bring back was a sin
A. S. Bush departed last week
for Hilo as one of tho delegates of
Kauai Post No. 2 of the American
Legion. Ho takes the place of A.
Horner, Jr., who was unable to
make the trip duo to tho pressure
Henry Aki, inspector of automo
bile licenses, also departed for Hilo
last week as a member of the Am
erican Legion delegation.
Joseph Rodrigues Sr., together
with his son, Vincent, and his dau
ghter, Julia, left for Honolulu on
Saturdfty. Vincent and Julia will at
tend school in town while their fath
er will spend several weoks there.
Miss Agnes Scharsch left for Hono
lulu last week to spend a short va
cation with Mr. and Mrs. Frank
After notice had been recolved
from Makaweli that their team would
not be able to play Sunday, a game
was arranged between tho married
men and tho single men of the
Makeo team, the prize to bo a din
ner to bo paid for by the losers,
but the gamo had to bo called off
duo to tho Inability of soveral mar
ried men to got tho necessary permission.
KAUAI TO HAVE
Dr. C. A. Southwell has been ap
pointed visiting school dentist for
tho island of Kauai. Ho will bo sta
tioned at Walmea, permanently for
the present, or until sufficient ap
propriation is mado to permit to
make all tho schools of tho island.
Dr. Southwell has been visiting
tho various islands of tho group dur
ing tho past year. Ho has boon sta
tioned for somo tlmo on Maul and
Hawaii, but he will now romain per
manently on Kauai. Ho is a man
of wido experience, having taken up
his profession In 1SS1. Ho will enter
upon his duties at tho opening of
tho school year.
This is part of tho Board of
Health"s program for tho improve
ment of tho health and tho teeth of
bchool children of the territory. Den
tists havo been employed on' tho
other Islands for some tlmo, but
Kauai has not been so favored be
fore. Tho caro of tho children's teeth
has long been a seriously neglected
subject in this territory. Many of tho
children who aro raised in tho best
families get tho necessary education
in this respect, of courso. But a
great many others do not. And many
diseases may bo traced directly to
faulty teeth. This movement on tho
part of tho board of health and
tho Department of Education will
moan much to tho growing children.
Mr. and Mrs. Wishard entertained
on Friday ovening last with a din
ner in honor of Mr. and Mrs. John
Hind of Kohala, Hawaii. Other
guests were Miss Armstrong of Eng
land, Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Baldwin,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Englohard.
Rev. Chong How Fo, pastor of the
Walmea Chlneso Christian churcch
loft for Honolulu last Saturday on
his way to China for a six months'
Mrs. W. D. Seay, of Palo Alto,
California, who has been visiting
her sister, Miss Madeline Soulo,
for tho past two months, leaves for
Honolulu today. Sho will spend
two weeks on Hawaii beforo leav
ing for her California homo.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Middleton havo
moved into their now cottago at
Mrs. C. Woiters and daughter Hel
ene, of Honolulu, who havo been
spending tho past month with Mrs.
Isenberg at her Kilauea mountain
homo, left on tho Claudlno last Fri
day. Mrs. E. S. Swan returned to Li
hue yesterday morning. She has
been visiting Mrs. Charles Rico at
her Kokeo home.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Rankin have re
turned from tholr mountain vaca
tion and aro now at Koloa beach
visiting Mrs. V. Knudson for a fow
days, enjoying the wonderful sea
bathing, etc., down there, returning
to Makaweli next week.
Olcn Markwell, teacher of agricul
ture in tho Lihue high school, ar
rived on Kauai last Wednesday mor
ning. Mr. Markwell mado the trip
from San Francisco on the maidon
trip of tho Buckoye State.
Mrs. J. H. Marantic gave an after
noon tea party at her home last Fri
day afternoon In honor of Mrs. R. F.
Middleton. About 25 women attend
ed. Senator Charles A. Rice has been
in town the past week attending
the annual polo games.
Jimmy Spauldlng of Kealia has
been "doing himself proud" as one
of tho members of the Oahu polo
team. Kauai is not sending a team
this year, so Jimmy is not deserting
Miss M. Woodnorth and Miss Ed
na Hill of the Hawaiian Board of
Missions, who havo been on Kauai
for tho past month, teaching in the
Dally Vacation Bible School, return
ed to Honolulu last week.
Mrs. Norman Grelg of Makaweli
is spending a fow days visiting and
shopping in Honolulu.
Jack Hall, electrician for tho Lihue
Plantation company, took his moth
er, Mrs. Parrish, and his sister, Mrs.
Shelley, to Honolulu for a two
Frank Cox of Walmoa has spent
the past week in Honolulu looking
over tho automobile prospects.
Miss Ruth Scudder, champion girl
swimmer of Hawaii, who has spent
tho past three weeks on Kauai, re
turned to Honolulu on tho last trip
of the Kinau.
David Luke, Lihue Plantation po
liceman and race horse owner, Is
spending a fow doys In tho big city.
A. S. Bush of the Kapaa Home
steads is visiting his parents in
Honolulu this week. -
....Kauai land agent, G. W. Suhr,
made a business trip to Honolulu
Sam Carter left last Tuesday to
attend tho American Legion conven
tion in Hawaii.
Mrs. M. Hastle and Miss Janet
Hastio of Eleelo wero returning pas
sengers on Friday's Kinau. They
have just returned from a trip to tho
W. N. Stewart and daughtor re
turned Friday from a short visit to
Judge William C. Achi, Jr., return
ed on Friday morning on the Kinau.
Ho has been in Honolulu tho past
month, taking the placo of Judgo
Banks, who has beon away on his
Mrs. H. G. Leavltt, wifo of the
manager of the Kauai Railway com
pany, Port Allen, returned last Fri
day morning from Honolulu, whero
sho went to met her mother.
Miss Dora Broadbent and her bro
ther, Frank, left for Honolulu this
afternoon. Dora will attend the unl
versity of Hawaii this coming term
NEW Y. M. C. A.
L Mr. Nelll Locke, has been elected
by ' tho Kauai Y. M. C. A. county
committee to succeed J. O. Warner,
as Y. M. C. A. county secretary. Mr.
Locke will arrive In Llhuo about
Soptember 15th to assume his new
duties and will bo accompanied by
Mrs. Locko and their two little dau
ghters. They come from Alhambra,
California, where Mr. Locke has
been county secretary for Los An
geles county, and has a record of
many years of most successful ser
vice in tho county department of tho
Young -Men's Christian Association.
Previous to his work in Los Angeles
county, ho was associate state
county work secretary and beforo
that was socrotary for Imperial coun
ty for three years. He will bring to
Kauai not only an expert knqwledge
of his chosen work, but a sincere
and contagious enthusiasm in bring
ing to boys and young men a pro
gram of life that will help them in
the building of character.
Mr. Locke was recommended to
the Kauai committee by George D.
McDIll, executive secretary of the
Pacific Region of tho International
committee. Mr. McDIll has known
Mr. Locko for many years and says
that ho will be able to mako a great
contribution to the lives of Kauai's
young men and boys. Mr. McDIll has
been on Kauai during tho past week
this being his third visit to the
Garden Island since ho was assigned
to the Pacific Region with headquar
ters in Los Angeles.
The Kauai committee at their
meottng held last Thursday decided
that the original plan of carrying
on tho work on a county-wldo bas
is will be continued. While it is ex
pected that Mr. Locko will livo in
Lihue, his work will extend to all
sections of the island. It is expect
ed that he will use the methods of
the county work department which
-call for a local advisory committee
in each community or district, and
tho training of local leaders who
will bo in direct charge of the local
clubs and groups.
Tho coming of Mr. Locko will not
affect tho work of Mr. Macdonald
who will continue for the present
in relation to the educational and
physical activities in Lihue, Hana
maulu and Grove Farm.
Mrs. J. M. Lydgate, Mortimer Lyd
gato and Pcacher Lydgate are vis
iting Mrs. C. H. Rico at Kokoe.
They will return Friday,
i Among the new teachers arriving
on Kauai are tho two Misses Hud
leston, ' who will be at Lihue, and
Miss Karrar, who will bo at the
Kauai high school.
Mrs. J M. Lydgate, who has been
ivisltlng on Hawaii, returned to Ka
uai last weeK.
Miss Harriett Collins and Master
Hume Collins, who havo been visit
ing with Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Slog
gett, leave tonight for Honolulu.
Master Collins will enter the Hono
lulu Military Academy, and Miss Col
lins will return to her homo in
H. D. Sloggett leaves Friday for
-Honolulu accompanied by his son,
Richard, who will enter Punahou
Academy this term.
G. N. Wilcox has returned to Kau
ai after an extended trip to Califor
nia and other parts of tho mainland.
Lloyd R. Klllam, territorial secre
tary of tho Y. M. C. A., and Mr. Mc
DIll, international secretary for the
western coast, who have beon on
Kauai for the past few days, re
turned to Honolulu last Friday night.
Noble Ed Towse, of the Mystic
Shrine, and 32nd degree, is visiting
on Kauai and will assist tho Honolu
lu delegation in conforrlng tho hlgilh
cr degrees on the Kauai class. Mr.
Towse is a veteran nowspaper
correspondent and is on tho staff
of tho Honolulu Star-Bulletin.
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Longstreth of
Lihue left for Honolulu laBt Satur
day for a two weeks vacation.
..C. F. Lund arrived last Friday
morning and is now touring tho is
land In tho interest of Dr. H. K.
Hope, Honolulu optician. Dr. Hopo
will arrive next Friday and will bo
hero for ten days.
Mr. and Mrs. Sessions, of Walmea,
returned from Honolulu last Wednes
day on the Claudlno.
A delegation of officers of the Ma
sonic Scottish Rite bodies of Hono
lulu, Hilo and Kulnilul nrrlved by
the Kinau this morning and will re
main for the week.
Tho ranking member present Is
Wal er R. Coombs, 32 dog., K.C.C.H.,
who Is commander of the Honolulu
Contistory. Tho best known Mason
is "tiunny Jim" McCandless, who will
bo ct the head of tho Mystic Shrlno
order in 1022, chief of half million
men, who havo either passed thru
tho 32 degrees or who aro Knight
Judge Horace Vaughan, of the U.
S. District Court for tho Territory
is a 32 degree and Shrlner, a mem
ber of the Scottish Rito bodies of
the state of Texas.
William Bell is Master of tho
Knights of Rose Croix body at Hono
lulu. Ed Towso 32 deg., past master
of tho 18th degree. C. G. Bockus
is a past officer. He and Mr. Boll
brought their golf clubs along.
Jt. H. Bemroso is register of tho
Honolulu bodies and Herman Ludloff
of the Hilo bodies. Hugh Howell
has been active in the Maui bodies
for many years. Gustuv Bechert is
past master of the 14th deg at Hono
lulu. B. H. Bond heads tho 17th
degrco and Rev. J. W. Wadman is
an offlcsr in several of tho bodies.
Later In the week T. H. Perlo, ICC.
C.H. and inspector for the territory,
James F1. Fenwick, past master of
.tho 18th and Arthur F. Wall, master
of tho 30th, will arrive to assist in
For several years thero has been
a Kauai club, with C. B. Hofgaard
as president. Tho present occasion
was made to enable about 30 of the
resident Masons to take an advanco
course in Mansonry by having tho
Scottish Rlto degrees conferred up
on them. The sessions will bo hold
by courtesy of W. H. Rice, Jr., on
the grounds of the Llhuo Hotel.
SCHOOL TO OPEN SEPT. 12
Tho Kauai high and grammar
school will open, Monday, Sept. 12,
at 8 o clock.
Many repairs and improvements
havo been made during tho vacation.
The old building has been painted,
floors oiled, threo new drinking
fountains placed, fences whitewash
ed, two now bungalows completed,
now desks for students, new desks
for teachers, four electric sowing
machines from tho Red Cross for
tho domestic arts department.
New courses of studies have beon
planned for tho students. Thero aro
now two men to handle the work
In agriculture, mechanical drawing
and gas engine.
Tho following new teachers havo
arrived: O. C. Markwell, tMiss Kar
rar, and Mr. Robinson. Tho other
(teachers will arrive Friday morning.
(Tho English work will bo taught by
Miss Norma Undoshill and her sis
ter, Miss Merta Underbill.
Athletics will bo handled by Mr.
Markwell for tho boys, and by Miss
Unherhill for tho girls
Wo look for a very prosperous
year. It is hoped that all students
will register promptly Monday morn
ing. The Llhuo grammar school is all
ready to begin work next Monday
morning, Tho teachers will hold a
meeting Saturday morning at 9 o'
clock to make out programs, papers,
Thero Is- to bo a meeting of all
Kauai wolfare workers and" of nil
people interested in welfaro work
at the Mokihanu Club In Lihue next
Saturday afternoon, Sept. lp, at 2:00
o'clock. Mrs Susan Dunn, chair
man of tho committee, asks ov
eryono who wishes to help in any
way with Kauai's wolfare work to
It is tho plan of tho committoo to
co-ordinato tho work of various wel
faro workers on this Island. At a
time when maximum efficiency, at
lowest cost is so essential, this is a
very important step and anyone who
has suggestions to mako along this
line should attend.