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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 17. NO. 36.
L1HUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 13, 1921
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DRIVER IS FINED
Watching a man change his tire
may bo all right under somo condl
tlona, but K. Shimonishl of Eleelo is
ready to swear that there are times
whon it pays to attend strictly to
one's own business. Watching the
said chango was the main reason,
Shimonishl says, that ne had to pay
?:!"( and costs to a hardhnrtod
Judge and had to glveup nis driving
llccnso for a year.
It all happened last Thursday ut
Eleelo. It. A. Balester, manager of
the McBrydo Store, was leaving his
placo of business to go homo for
dinner. He know that autos had a
careless way of going by Mis placo
without watching tho road very close
ly, so ho was clear off tho road,
walking In tho grass.
Another autolst had a blow out,
in front of the store and was chang
ing his tire. K. Shimonishl came a
long just at that time in Bulck car
Number 944, which ho had rented
from Watase at Hanapepe. Chang
ing a tiro was evidently a great
novelty to Shimonishl, because he
decided that it was moro worth
while to watch tho process than to
look ahead at the road. And yet he
didn't caro to stop his car or to
Mr. Balester saw the car coming
and tried to avoid it. Ho dodged to
the right, but ho was not as speedy
as tho car. So the Bulck knocked
him down, ran over him and drag
ged him along the road about 30
feet before the car could bo stopped.
Mr. Balester was considerably in
jured and bruised and had to bo
taken to the Eleelo hospital for med
ical attention. His Injuries, however
were not serious.
Dr. A. R. Glaisyer, complaint offi
cer of the Kauai Automobile Club
reported tho affair to tho secretary
of tho club. It was then reportod
to tho sheriff's department, where
action was taken. As a result, Shi
monishl was given the $25 fine,
forced to pay the costs and had his
license revoked for one year.
With tho Kauai Automobile club
now actively functioning.boosting for
better and more careful driving and
reporting, through its complaint of
ficers, all traffic .violations to the
police, motoring is becoming a safer
proposition on this island. All mem
bers of tho club and others, should
report violations to tho complaint
officors, who will take them up with
tho proper authorities. Tho com
plaint officers are:
Georgo It. Stewart, Jr., Walmea.
E. L. Damkroger, Makawell.
Dr. A. It. Glaisyer, Kalahao.
Paul Kahlbaum, Koloa.
E. F. Wood, Lihuo.
Albert Horner, Jr., Kapaa.
Itay Allen, Kilauea.
There are yet a number of motor
ists on tho island who havo not
joined tho club. Every auto driver
on tho island except rent service
drivers is invited to join and help
keep our roads safe.
TELEPHONE RATES RAISED
Last Friday morning tho Public
Utilities Commission granted tho Ka
uai Telephonic Co., permission to
temporarily raise their rates ono
dollar a phone a month. The In
crease Is to take placo October 1st
and to last for three months.
This will increase tho homo tele
phone rates on this island from flvo
dollars to six dollars a month. Tho
telephone company made its claims
on tho grounds of higher expenses,
making a profit impossible at tho
old rates. They also intend to put
In a number of new improvements.
Owing to tho fact that tho demand
Is greater than tho supply, Mr. Ek
lund has been unable to deliver
Dodge cars as fast as he sells them.
He recently sold two of tho now
series Dodge and Is waiting patient
ly to mako delivery to tho buyers.
L. B. Borelko returned to Honolulu
today. Until two years ago Mr.
Borelko was a resident of Kauai,
being ono of tho vory earliest set
tlors here. Ho Is representing tho
Patten Co., of Honolulu and expects
to bo settled permanently in Eleelo
within tho next two months.
; Kapaa Notes
Tho Kapaa school opened tho 1922
school year yesterday with three
moro teachers than in 1921 and
three new bungalows have been add
ed to tho school. The teachers for
this year aro as follows: Geo. S.
Raymond, principal; receiving room
A, Miss Ah Sing; receiving room B,
Mrs. Kum; receiving room C, Miss
A. L. Wong; grado 1-A Miss Heo;
1-B Mrs. Freitas; 2-A Miss Mladln
Ich; 2-B Mrs. Amalu; 2-B MlssYong;
3-A Mrs. Rodrlgues, 3-B Mrs. Groto;
3- C Miss Brady; 4-A MIsa Klmura';
4- B Miss M. Rodrlgues; 5-A Mrs.
Sheldon; 5-B Miss Murphy; 5-C Mrs.
Goldlng, G-A Mr. VIctorIno; C-B Miss
Alice Wong; G-C Miss Ervin; 7th
Mr. Rodrlgues; 8th Miss Schulch
holz; vocational, Mrs; Matsurra and
D. Prlgge. The following teachers
aro now to the school: Tho Misses
A. L. Wong, and Yong, wTIo taught
at Hanauaulu last year, Mrs. Kum
also of Hanamaulu, Mrs. Amalu from
Kapahl, Miss Brady of Olaa, Hawaii,
Miss Murphy of Spokane, Wash.,
Mrs. Goldlng who taught here in
191 Mr. VIctorIno, 1921 graduate of
tho Territorial Normal school, Miss
Ervin of Mullen, Idaho, Miss Schuch
holz of Hilyard, Wash., and Miss Al
ice K. L. Mong of Honolulu, a grad
uate of Boston University. All tho
other teachers were with tho school
E. K. Fernandez, his merry-go-round,
and sundry other amusement
schemes aro here, having arrived
from Lihuo last Friday. Fair attend
ance has been accorded tho amuse
ment center so far.
Edward C. Liu, .whoso wife Is
homesteadlng in Wallua, returned af
ter an absence of moro than six
mouths, during which tlmo ho was
connected with the Schuman Carri
age Co. Ho was accompanied by
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Chai of Hono
lulu. N. K. Hoopil, mail contractor, took
a flying trip to Honolulu last Tues
day, tho cause for the sudden trip
being the sudden illness of his son
Harold T. Barclay, who has been
postmaster at Kealla since 1916, has
resigned and applications for the va
cancy are being called for. Kealla Is
a fourth class offico and not con
sidered worth fighting for by tho
Kenjl Masunga, for. the past six
years, assistant postmaster at Kealla
is tho only applicant so far for tho
postmastershlp of Kealla, and in
view of tho fact that no opposition
has developed, he is expected to land
it. A better man for tho position
could not bo found in this district.
Joseph C. Fatt, manager of the
Palace of Sweets of Honolulu, is
hero on a business and pleasure
trip as tho guest of Mr. and Mrs.
D. W. Chang, homesteader.
Edward E. K. C. Yap, member of
the firm of Yap Bros., commission
merchants 'of Honolulu, arrived last
week to visit his various customers
on tho island of Kauai. Mr. Yap re
Bides in Honolulu, wlillo Mrs. Ynp
lives here, as she is a fourth series
Tho local branch of tho Von
Hamm-Young Co., looks much more
business-like now, with the old Ka
walhau Garage sign painted over
and a now sign with the firm's name
on it, put up where peoplo can see
it. Tho whole front of tho building
also received a now coat of paint
and oven the used cars mixed with
tho new cars In tho -shop aro look
ing spick and span.
LIHUE UNION CHURCH
An audlonco that fll'ed the seat
ing, capacity of tho church was pres
ent last Sunday, an ovidenco of tho
fact people do lovo to take time for
.their higher selves. There are some
people in the community however,
.who hnvo not gotten started. Join us
In our .worship and fellowship next
Sunday morning. Thero will be a
vocal solo by Mrs. K. C. Ahana and
a sermon by tho pastor.
Kazulchi HIrano, aged 19, was
painfully injured when tho Ford
he was driving plunged off tho road
near Walhiwa last Tuesday and turn
ed over twice before stopping a
galnst a largo bouldor. HIrano was
driving with a friend when ho decided
that ho would llko to drlvo a while.
They did not think it necessary
to stop tho car to change places
but they would do It on tho fly, as
It were. It turned out that thoro
was no ono driving tho car and
ithoy both mado a grab for the wheel
and evidently the two minds had
more than a stnglo thought, for tho
first thing oither ono know, tho Fonl
was off the road and started on Its
roll. HIrano was painfully bruised
and scratched but his friend escaped
with minor bruises.
Changing seats in a car whllo mov
ing can now be placed among such
boob stunts as rocking the boat and
changing seats in an Indian canoo
in deep water, etc.
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. W. Broadbent
of Lihue announce the engagement
of their daughter, Dora Marlon, to
Charles Dudlye Pratt, senior student
at Yajo university. Miss Broadbent
is a junior at the University of Ha
waii where she has returned to com
plete her studies after a year at Col
umbia university of New ork City.
Mr. Pratt, son of Dr. and Mrs. J.
S. B. Pratt., Is one of Hawaii's well
known athletes. He is captain-elect
of the Yale swimming team and a
member of the famous Yale world's
record relay swimming team. He
has been awarded unusual honors
at Yale where he Is studying law.
He has always stood high In scholas
tic honors and last year he was ad
mitted into Wolf Head, the most
coveted junior honorary fraternity of
And almost at the same time
comes the announcement of Frank
W. Broadbent, son of Mr. and Mrs.
E. H. W. Broadbent,' to Miss Flor
ence Truman Weldon of Honolulu.
Miss Weldon is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. David R. Woldon of San
Francisco. She has beeh In Hawaii
only three years, but in that tlmo
has made a host of friends who hear
tily congratulate the young couplo
upon the announcement.
Miss Welfl'on at present occupies
a responsible position as private se
cretary to Dr? Arthur L. Dean, pres
ident of tho University of Hawaii.
During the past two years she has
also taken somo post graduate work
at the University of Hawaii. She has
been very prominent in tho universi
ty dramatic club circles, taking the
leading part in some of the plays
presented at tho university.
Frank Broadbent graduated from
the University of Hawaii with the
1921 class. He specialized in sugar
technology and was an honor stud
ent. Ho has always lived In Hawaii
with tho excoptloil of two years,
when ho was attending Cornell uni
versity and In naval training during
SOCIAL WORKERS TO ORGANIZE
Last Saturday afternoon about 50
men and women, representative of
all parts of tho Island, mot at Moki
liana Hall, Lihuo, for a discussion
of their general problems.
Miss Elsie Wilcox and Rev. Roy
al G. Hall were, elected as tempor
ary chairman and secretary. A free
discussion was indulged In by rep
resentatives of the schools, churches,
board of health, juvenile court, hu
mane society, Y. W. C. A., Industrial
service and others. Tho need of
greater co-operation between exlstjng
organizations and of tho promotion
of community backing and responsi
bility were strongly brought out. A
committee consisting of Mrs. Susan
Dunn, Miss Adelaide Barker, Miss
Mabel Wilcox, Rev. R. G. Hall and
E. L. Damkroger was appointed to
present a constitution and by-laws
for consideration at the next meet
ing. Tho object of the organization
is to unify tho cxistfng agencies
so that the maximum amount of ef
ficiency in tho wholo program may
A team of 1 Scottish Rite Ma
ons, all past masters and thirty-second
dncrnn tnnn. liiniln nn Itivnslnii rif
Kauai for tho purpose of conferlng
tho degrees of this order upon a 1
class of 25 candidates. The degree j
work began last Tuesday night, In
tho mystery house, known as tho ho
tel annex. On that night from the
fourth to tho fourteenth degrees were
conferred nnd exemplified. Wednes
day from tho fourteenth to tho eigh
teenth. Thursday night from tho
eighteenth to tho thirtieth. Friday
night the thirty-first and second de
gree wore exemplified in full. At tho
conclusion of these degrees a real
Hawaiian luau was given by the or
der to the class and nil Masons of
The luau, which was prepared un
der the direction of Jack Coney and
Sheriff Win. H. Rice, Is said to bo
ono of tho finest over given on
Kauai. More real Hawaiian dishes
were served, somo of them bolng
at present very rare and seldom
scon, than at any luau given hero In
Rov. J. W. Wudman of Honolulu
acted as the toastmastcr for tho oc
casion. His -ready wit kept tho
crowd happy at all times and gave
each and every speaker the neces
sary stimulus to put his speech
over in rip-roaring order. Toasts wero
proposed to President Warren G.
Harding and Governor Wallace It.
Farrington, both of whom are prom
inent Masons. Charles G. Bockus
answered Governor Farrlngton's
speech for him.
The first address of the evening
was given by Walter Coombs, tho
head of the Scottish Rite Masons in
Hawaii. He spoke on "Scottish
Rite Masonry." Arthur F. Wnll then
sang one of his famous solos.
Some Masons represented each is
land in a speech. H. D. Wishard
spoke for Kauai, Hugh Howell for
Maul, and H. W. Ludluff for Hawaii.
Ed. Towso then mado a brief speech
on "Masonry and the Community." I
Rev. Bayless followed with "Mason- j
ry and the Church.'' J. F. Fenwlck's
solos and jokes convulsed tho crowd
as they wero heavily loaded with j
the Scotch brogue and wit. Judge
Horace W. Vaughn of Honolulu clos-,
ed the program with a talk on "Ma
sonry and tho Legal Professiftn." j
During tho luau, music was furnish-1
ed by the Hawaiian quintette. I
"Sunny" Jim McCandloss was pres
ent and introduced as "tho man who
put Shiincdom on tho map." He In
to bo imperial potentate of all tho
Shriners of the World when they 1
gather at Honolulu next year.
Tho local Masons saw to it that
the visiting brothers got to see all
tho sights of interest on the island.
They slopped at nil points of inter
est from Mann to tho Dry Cnves.
And Saturday afternoon they had a '
big hukilau at Nlumalu in front of I
Jack Coney's place. Thoy mado n 1
big catch. As ono of tho Honolulu
men expressed it, '"Wo got enough
fish to last us a couplo of weeks
and wo wish wo could stay hero 'to'
eat it. We havo had a wonderful
time. Wo want to express our grat-1
itudo to all Kauai Masons who havo '
helped so much, especially to Sen-I
ator Jack Coney and Wm. H. Rico. j
They havo spent practically all their i
lllliu Dllliu itiiiiu ill bi'iiib no iv
TWO, POSTOFFICE JOBS OPEN
Thero aro two postmaster
ships on Kauai now vacant. Ono nt
Kapaa, whero Albert Homor, Jr., has
been postmaster for somo tlmo, al
ready has threo active applicants for
it. They are G. M. Shak, John Ra
posa and Walter V. Leo. Which of
tho threo will bo given tho job is
H. T. Barclay has recently resign
ed as postmaster at Kealla. That
postmastershlp is now posted vacant.
It Is likely that there will soon be a
number of men out for tho job.
Edwin Segerman of Wall . Daugh
orty's arrived from town this morn
ing and will bo hero for tho next
W. H. Rice, Jr., was an outward
bound passenger on tho Klnnu last
John McCandless, was an incoming
passongor on today's KInau.
Attorney Harold Castle arrived
from Honolulu today to spend a few
days on tho Garden Island.
Paul Rice started on his trip back
to California Saturday. He Is a sen
ior in the Thatcher School this year.
John H. Hind, father of Mrs. Ad
rian Englohard of Lihue, returned
to Hawaii Saturday after a few days'
visit in Lihue. Mrs. Hind is still
visiting on Kauai.
Harrison Rice left for Honolulu
Saturday. t He intends to take up
sugar technology at tho University
Jimmy Spauldlng returned to Kauai
on tho Tuesday Kiuau. He has been
in Honolulu for somo time. He took
part in tho annual polo games, play
ing with tho Oahu team.
Postmaster T. E. Longstreth re
turned to his work this morning. Ho
has been spending a two weeks va
cation Irt Honolulu.
Miss Lillian Jamleson, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. David Jamleson of Li
hue, returned to Lihue this morn
ing after a threo weeks visit with
her cousins in town.
H. D. Slbggett was a returning
passenger on the Klnau today. He
has boon to Honolulu whore he en
tered his son, Richard, in Punahau
.Dr. H. K. Hope, Honolulu optician,
who has been on Kauai for tho past
week, leaves for town tonight. Ho
Intends to call hero overy threo
months in tho future.
Miss Josephine Moragne returned
to Honolulu last Saturday to com
plete her studies at Punahau acade
my. Miss Morag'uo Is a senior this
William Wolters left for Honolulu
Saturday. Ho enters the University
of Hawaii as a junior this year.
Miss Martha Wolters returned to
Honolulu Saturday to study music at
tho Punahau school.
F. Tlmberlake has taken delivery
one of Walt Eklund's masterpieces,
a Buick roadster, finished in mar
oon and black. This Is one of tho
most striking cars on Kauai.
Mortimer Lydgate has returned to
Honolulu to resume his studies at
tho University of Hawaii. Mortimer
Is one of tho mainstays of the uni
versity football team.
Captain and Mrs. R. H. Wooten
arrived , on tho Klnau this morning.
They t aro spending their vacation
with Mr. and Mrs. Ilagood at Kealla.
Captain Wooten was one of tho
first army aviator over to fly over
Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Baldwin gave
a delightful luncheon on Wednes
day, their guests being Mr. and
Mrs. John Hind, Airs. Englohard,
Mrs. Wishard and Miss Armstrong.
After luncheon, Mr. and Mrs. Bald
win took them to all points of inter
est around tho plantation,
Mrs. Ralph Bayless was a passen
ger on Friday night's boat for Hono
lulu, whero she will meet her moth
er, Mrs. A. I. Doylo; who arrived
on tho Matsonia from Miluor, North
Dakota. Mrs. Doylo will mako an
extended visit with Mr. and Mrs.
WAIMEA GETS NEW
JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Superintendent of public instruct
ion, Vaughan MacCaughey, announc
es that five now juijlor high schools
uro to open In the territory this year.
One of these is to bo at Walmea,
Kauai, says tho .Honolulu Star-Bullo-:
Junior high schools havo been es
tablished on Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai '
and. will open with other schools on
Monday. Tholr organization was ro-'
commended by tho survey of educa-'
tlon in Hawaii conducted by tho fed
eral bureau of education two years
ago and la tho direct outcome of that,
recommendation, according to Van-
Hio Lihue high and grammar
scl ool Is starting off this week with
a bang. Professor Dolllnger has
gathered u corps of teachers about
him that arc second to nono In the
territory. Theso instructors aro all
working together to make this tho
best school year in the history of
Tho Lihuo dormitory is full or
wh!e-awako boys who are determin
ed to mako tho most of their oppor
tunities. Tho dormitory is undor
the direction of Miss Jenny John
son, whoso good work the latter half
of tho last school year, assures us
that that It will bo well and efflci
notly handled this year.
Tho dormitory boys do a certain
amount of work around tho (5ormi
tory in which they live as a part of
tho compensation for their board
and room. But thoy aro not kont
at that all tho time. And there is a
large number of them that aro a-
vallablo for outside work, yard work.
gardening and similar tasks.
In any group of boys or men thero
aro always somo who can and will
do much moro nud better work than
others. Tho "others" in the Li
hue dormitory are much in tho min
ority this year.
Somo garages advertise, "all work
guaranteed." That is exactly tho
basis of the work done by tho dormi
tory boys this year. Theso bovs aro
to get credit for the outside work
they dp. The. object of tho high
school Is to develop moro men who
can do high class work, and that
work is not necessarily of tho "white
collar" variety. Professor Dolllng
er has had a number of credit cards
printed for homo worlc.
The employer must O. K. this
card before the boy can get school
credit for tho work ho does. If tho
work is not satisfactory, no credit
Is given. Tho principal soon finds
out which boys are doing poor work,
and then then tho boys improves
The boys are not tho only ones
that get credit for home work. Tho
high school girls are expected to
do outside home work too. When
the people want girls to- help do
general hdusowork, outside of .school
hours, or to help wuit on tables for
dinner parties, thoy call tho high
school principal and tell him what
thoy want. Tho school keeps a list
of availablo girls and reccomonds
tho right girl for tho job. Tho em
ployers nro expected to take tho
girls homo If inoy get through with
their work after night.
Khan Mac Caughoy, superintendent
of public instruction.
Five of these junior high schools
aro to bo In session tills year. Thoy
aro at Ilonomakau, Ronawaena, and
Honokaa, Hawaii, at Lahaina, Maui,
nnd at Walmea, Kauai. It is hoped
to establish similar schools at Ewa
and Waialua, this island, tho fol
Tho junior high school organiza
tion brings together the pupils of
tho seventh, eighth and ninth grades
and offers high school subjects to
thoso of all grades under high school
systems. It makes possible tho se
curing of teachers of more specializ
ed training than is tho same case In
tho usual grade schools. Depart
mental work with tho high school
studies Is a distinctivo feature.
Junior high schools aro rapidly
becoming a typical form of organ
ization In the mainland whero ex
perience shows that pupils nro there
by interested in the moro advanc
ed studies and aro Induced to
remain in school longer than form
erly with a greater proportion con
tinuing through tho senior high
schools. Pupils nro also ablo to
remain at homo for a longer period
of their schooling in districts whero
these schools nro located.
By withdrawing the seventh nnd
eighth grado classes from tho grado
schools overcrowded conditions nro
relieved. Pupils who expect to be
come teachers will bo much better
fitted for their normal training.
Now buildings have been erected
at Kohala and Kona-waonn, Hawaii,
for this now department of Instruc
tion. Buildings already In uso havo
been adapted to tho needs of tho
junior high Bchools In other locations.