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LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 27, 1921
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KAUAI C. OF G.
H. D. Wlshard was unanimously
elected president of the Kauai Cham
ber of Commerce at the annual elec
tion of officers held at the Llhuo
court house last Thursday after
noon . Judgo C. 13. Hofgaard, of
Walmea, was elected vtco president.
When the meeting was called, for
mer president, Lyle A. Dickey, stat
ed that the regular annual mooting
had been delayed on account of the
desiro of the Chamber of Commerce
to hold this session at a time when
a banquet celebrating tho commence
ment of work on tho Nawlllwill
breakwater could bo glvon. The
breakwater had been delayed .how
over, and It was deemed best not
to delay tho meeting any longer.
Baldwin Nominates Officers.
II. D. Baldwin, chairman of tho
nominating committee, proposed tho
following officers for the ensuing
II. D. Wlshard President.
C. B. Hofgaard Vlco President.
John II. Mldklff Secretary.
J. I. Sllva Treasurer.
All were unanimously elected.
Mr. Wlshard then took tho chair
and made a short speech of accept
atico. Judgo Hofgaard also accept
ed with a few remarks.
A letter from George P. Denlson,
president of, tho Chamber of Com
merce ofHonolulu was read. Mr.
Donlson asked if the Kauai Cham
bor of Commerce wished to enter
tain tho next Territorial Civic Con
vention providing tho date of tho
convention bo changed from Sep
tember to November. Judge Dickey
stated that as president of the Ka
uai organization, he had already In
formed Mr. Donlson that Kauai does
not caro to resume this responsibil
ity this year.
Frank Cruwford moved that the
action of tho former president be
endorsed by the chamber. (Carried).
The Press Conference.
A letter from L. M. doVls Nor
ton, exectutlvo sccrotary of tho Press
Conference of tho World, telling of
arrangements for tho press confer
ence and asking Kauai to entortnln
some of tho delegates was read.
It was moved by H. D. Sloggett
that tho president appoint, (1) a re
ception committee and, (2) a trans
portation committee to entertain
such dolegates as might visit Ka
uai. Seconded by C. B. Hofgaard.
A motion was mado by C. B. Hof
gaard that Mr. Norton bo Instruct
ed to send 100 guests to Kauai.
Seconded by J. I. Sllva. Passed.
A letter from tho Hoaqulm, Wash
ington, Commercial Club, Inviting
Kauai tourists to visit Washington
Cup for Athletes.
Judgo Lyle A. DIckoy reported
that Miss Madollno Sculo, member
of tho Kauai Athletic League, had
asked tho Chamber of Commerce
for a trophy cup for tho league. He
moved that a cup costing not over
$20 be given. Seconded by F. S.
Tho membership commtttoo pro
posed tho following names for mem
bership in tho chamber:
It. A. Balester, Eleolo.
Henry K. Aid, Llhuo.
John M. Wulamau, Llhuo.
Arthur G. Clutterbuck, Walmea.
W .V. Lee, Kapaa.
II. M. Alien, Kllauea.
O. C. Markwell, Llhuo.
F .L. Dolllnger, Llhuo.
Chester Carlson, Kalahco.
Dr. T. Morgan, Llhuo.
Dr. Smith, Llhuo.
Noll Locke, Llhuo.
W. N. Francis, Koloa.
It was moved by C. U. Hofgaard
that all bo elected to mombershlp.
Seconded by R. W. Bayloss. Passed.
Judgo Dlckoy's report that tho
chamber had voted to put tho cele
bration for tho Nawlllwill broakwnt
or project In tho hands of tho har
bor committee brought forth many
suggestions and much discussion. II.
D. Sloggett suggested that tho broak
water and press conforonco cele
bration bo combined. It was agreed
to leave tho proposition In tho
hands of the harbor commlttoo.
J .1. Sllva, treasurer, reported that
tho chamber has 5437.29 In tho trea
sury. It also has war savings stamps
valued at $180.
I Personals I
The steamer Kalulanl will arrive
Wednesday morning with a load of
machinery for the U. S. engineers.
Miss Juliet Rice was a depart
ing passenger on the Lurllno Mon
Mrs. E. Cropp and children of
Koloa returned from Honolulu on
tho Lurlino Sunday morning.
Elder C. Wiser of the Mormon
church arrived ,on Kauai last Sat
M. R. Jarden, proprietor of Jar
den's store at Kalaheo, returned to
Kauai last Saturday from a short
business trip to town.
Rev. and Mrs. M. E. Carver of
Walmea, returned on the Kinau this
morning from a month's vacation
Mrs. Farley of Koloa has return
ed to Kauai after a two months'
absence. She canto on the Lurlino
Mrs. W. V. Lee, wife of W. V.
Leo .manager of tho Bank of Kauat
left on tho Lurlino Monday night
for a two months' visit with her
mother in California.
Mrs. C. M. V. Forstcr of Llhue
was a departing passenger ori the
Lurlino Monday night. Mrs. For
ster Is spending a short vacation in
Captain Edwards, port captain of
the Matson Navigation Co., of San
Francisco, and Captain James Ras
mussen, port captain of the Mat
son Navigation Co., at Honolulu,
arrived on tho Lurlino Sunday morn
ing and returned Monday ovdnlng
on tho same boat. The captains,
who were accompanied by 'their
wives, were Inspecting Kauai wharfs.
John Waterhouse, president of Al
exander and Baldwin, H. A. Bald
win, manager of the Maui Agricul-,
tural Co., and C. It. Homenway,
treasurer of Alexander & Baldwin,
arrived on tho Lurllne Sunday
morning. They looked after various
plantation interests on this island
and returned to Honolulu Monday
KAUAI MINISTERS TO
This afternoon Rev. Ralph W. Bay
less of Llhuo and Rev. Royal G.
Hall of Koloa, leave for Honolulu
to attend the church conference and
retreat that Is being held at Moku
lola, Walalua, on Wednesday and
Thursday of this weok.
Rev. Bayloss is to lead the dis
cussion Thursday, on "Tho Union
Church in tho Community." Rev.
Hall is to lead a discussion later
In tho day on "The Exposition of
tho Bible." Both ministers expect
to return to Kauai this weok.
F. S. Pugh made a motion that
the next Llhue meeting take the
form of a banquet and be held at
the Llhuo high school where the
domestic science department would
provido dinners at a dollar a plate,
tho meeting to be held in tho even
ing. Seconded by F. W. Jennings.
T. Brandt moved that a vote of
thanks bo extended to tho domestic
scienco department of tho high
school for its invitation. Seconded
by J. I. Sllva. Passed.
J. I. Sllva sugestcd that futuro
meetings of the Chamber of Com
merce bo held 'at night and that
one meeting bo held each year at
Walmea, Kleele, Koloa, and Kapaa,
tho others at Llhuo' .Action on this
matter was doferred until tho next
E. II. W. Broadbent mado a mo
tion that tho next meeting be held
at Walmea and that it bo an even
ing dinner session. Seconded by
A. I. Hills. Carried.
American Legion Delegate.
A. S. Bush, reported that ho had
been elected Kauai delegate to tho
American Legion national conven
tion. Ho asked for Instructions from
the ehamlior regarding tho Impend
ing labor legislation. E .11. W.
Broadbent moved that tho president
appoint a coinmittoo to confer with
Mr. Bush on tho matter. Secondod
by C. M. V. Forster. Carried.
President Wlshard appointed E.
II .W. Broadbent, B. D. Baldwin and
Elmer Cheatham as members of tho
The county committee of tho Kn
ual Young Men's Christian Assocla
Hon met last Thursday ovoning at
tho homo of Dr. A. II. Waterhouse
at Koloa to meet tho now county
secretary, Noll Locke, and to dls
cuss plans for tho work during the
coming year. After a thorough dis
cussion of methods of work it was
unanimously agreed that tho group
plan of work which has been so
successful In rural work on tho
mainland bo inaugurated.
Mr. Locko in outlining tho work
stated that the county plan of Asso
ciation work has passed tho experi
mental stago and is being success
fully carried on In over two hun
dred counties in tho United States
and other countries. Tho chief em
phasis of this work is placed upon
New Y. M. C. A. Secretary
tho formation of small groups un
der volunteer leadership, tho avail
able resources of each community
being used. The program used in
tho groups is four-fold in nature, de
veloping the physical, mental, social
and spiritual sides of tho boy and
young man's life. The discovery of
training of leaders is tho major
task of tho county secretary. This
means vital co-operation with all
existing social agencies. Inter-group
and inter-community activities, con
ferences and other activities of a
county-wldo nature supplement tho
work of tho groups.
Individual members of tho com
mtltee as they spoko of tho need of
tho local communities with which
they are most familiar, felt that
this type of work would reach the
larger number in the most effectivo
Lloyd R. Killam, territorial sec
retary, gave n brief resumo of tho
work of the Kauai Y. M. C. A. for
tho past five years and spoko of
his gratification that the commit
tee was able to securo a trained and
experienced county secretary.
The members of tho committee
aro Dr. A. II. Waterhouse, chair
man; Th. Brandt, H. D. Sloggett,
Lyle A. Dickey, B. D. Baldwin, Eric
A. Knudsen, K. C. Hopper, R. F.
Middleton, E. W. Todd, W. Kruse,
and W. F. Sanborn.
Cureless driving caused a brok
en arm for a passenger In a rent
service car last Thursday afternoon.
About 5 o'clock a plantation truck
loaded with men was driving toward
Koloa. Just as It was about 200
yards past tho entrance to Manager
Moler's house, Ford car No. GC2,
driven by licensed driver No. 442,
attempted to speed past it. Tho aim
was poor and tho execution rotten.
The Ford landed on top of tho stone
wall along tho road and tho riassen
ger got a broken arm.
Another llttlo collision occur
red at Kapaa last Wednesday night
about 11 o'clock. One Morita was
driving along tho road paying con
siderable attention to tho beautiful
night and the' moon. Ho stopped
rather suddenly without much notice.
K. Toguchl, coming along behind
him, was also rather Interested in
tho lunar beauties. Ho bumped into
Morlta's car, knocking tho left hind
wheel off. Toguchl got a $20 flno
and lost his license for a year.
TO BE ENFORCED
According to Judge Win. C. Achl
Jr., the curfew laws of tho territory
are going to bo enforced on this
Island. This Is to bo done by tho
co-operation of tho pollco and the
Juvenile court department. It is far
too common a sight to seo young
sters who should bo at homo at
night roaming around our streets,
pool rooms and picture houses.
The laws concerning tho keeping
of children at homo at night unless
In the company of their parents,
nro written In the revised laws of
Hawaii, Sections 3001, 3002, 3003
and 3004 printed below. Act 3001
was amended by Act 44 S. L. 1015
to state that tho curfew hour should
be eight o'clock Instead of seven
o'clock. Act 3003 was amended by
the same act, 1. e 44 S. L. 1015, to
Indued motion picture houses.
Section 3001. Children In public
streets, prohibited when; penalty.
Any child under fifteen years of nge,
who, except in case of necosslty, or
except when permitted so to do In
writing by a Judgo of the ( juvenilis
court, shall go, or remain on any
public street or highway after sev
en o'clock In the evening or before
four o'clock In tho morning, unac
companied by an adult person, shall
bo deemed a delinquent child and
may bo published as by law pro
vided. (L. 189G, c. 29, s. 1.; P. L.
S. 40G; R. I. s. 22D1; am. L. 1907,
c. 34, s. 1.; am. L. 1913, c. 124, s.l.)
Section 3002. Parents allowing
children in street, prohibited when,
penalty. Any parent or guardian,
having the caro, custody and control
of a child under fifteen years of
afeo, who, except in caso of necessity
shall knowingly or voluntarily suf
fer or permit a child to go or re
main on any public street or high
way, after nine o'clock In the even
ing and before four o'clock in tho
morning, unaccompanied by an ad
ult porson, shall be punished by a
flno of not more than ten dollars or
by imprisonment not exceodlng
twenty days. (L. 1S9G, c. 29, s. 2;
P. L. s. 407; R. L. s. 2292.)
Section 3303. School children pro
hibited In certain places, when; pen
alty... All keepers of coffeo, victu
aling, liquor and billiard saloons,
and bowling alleys, nnd also sugar
mills, aro hereby strictly forbidden
to allow any school children, boys
or girls, to remain upon
t h o 1 r premises any timo be
tween tho hours of sunset and sun
rise, unless the same bo accom
panied by their parents or guardi
ans. Any keeper of a coffee, victu
aling, liquor or billiard saloon or
bowling alloy, upon whoso premis
es any school child, boy or girl, may
bo found between tho hours above
named, unless tho same bo accom
panied by its parents or guardian,
shall bo deemed guilty of an offense,
and shall bo punished by fine, of
not moro than twenty dollars, upon
conviction and his license may bo
revoked by the treasurer, In his
discretion. (L. 1S70, c. 23, s. 1.;
Cp. L. p. 542; P. L. s. 404; am. L.
1903, c. 8, s. 2; R. L. s. 2293.)
Section 3004. Arrest, when In such
places. If any keopor or keepers
of any of tho public places enum
erated In Section 3003 shall find
dlffulty In clearing their premises
of school children, the samo call in
the assistance of tho pollco. who
shall first ordor all such school
school children to return to their
homes; and if such ordor bo not
oboyod by tho said children, the
pollco shall proceed to apprehend
all such chlldron who shall not havo
proceded to their homes, and causa
them to bo detained In tho lock
up over night, to bo brought boforo
tho district magistrate on tho fol
lowing morning, to bo punished ac
cording to tho provisions of tho law
relating to truancy. (L. 1870, c. 23,
s. 2; Cp. L. p. 543; P. L. S. 405; R.
L. s. 2294.)
LATE PHEASANT SEASON
Sheriff William H. Rico Jr. an
nounces that tho pheasant season
does not open until tho first of
November this yoar. It will bo well
for hunters who nro in tho custom
of beginning about a month earlier
than that to tako notlco.
Tho young son of Charles Lowal
died last Friday after suffering suv
oral days from a wounded leg su.i
taincd while playing among the
cane cars nt Walpoull, according to
Court Walalclo, local order of tho
Ancient Foresters, aro making el
aborate arrangements for tho en
tertalnment of their high chief ran
ger, Brother Reed, who Is expected
to arrive here from Honolulu on
Friday. Oct. 7, together with Brother
Roso of Honolulu. Several commit
tees, headed by Chief Ranger Prig-
ge, are in charge of tho arrange
ments. Tho committees aro prepar
ing to givo a big Hawaiian ban
quet on tho evening of tho 7th, to
which all members of tho lodge are
expected to come.
Tho Anahola school has three
teachers on the stuff this year In
stead of two. Mrs. Adeline Rodrigues
Is tho newcomer to be added to
tho old standbys consisting of Mrs.
Lai and Miss Carrie Pauole.
Wo wondered when school open
ed several weeks ago why the name
of Miss Deborah Mahlkoa was not
on the list, but tho explanation has
just comu to hand. She is now Mrs.
Jesse Humic of Honolulu, having
been taken Into tho clutches of Dan
Cupid during tho summer vacation.
Mr. Hamlc is n sergeant with the
United States army forces at Fort
Visitors were numerous at tho
Kapaa school last week. Mr. Locke,
and Mr. Kllllam of the Y. M. C. A.
called on Thursday. Rev. Futher
Hubert and Foster Horner of tho
Bank of Kauai spoke to tho classes.
Both emphasized the value of team
work and clean sports in tha school's
A baseball team under tho man
agement of J. Rodrigues, has beon
organized In tho school and the
first game will bo played against
Hulela on October 4th. Mr. Rodri
gues has the boys out for practice
every day, specializing in training
up their batting eyes. Tho team ex
pects to overcome all obstacles and
land on the top in District No. 2.
Tho school Is tho proud possessor
of a 'largo and nicely framed pho
tograph of the 1921 class. This
was presented to the school last
week and tho plcturo will bring
memories of a class of which the
school has every reason to ho proud.
Moro than half of this class is at
tending the Kauai high school this
year and the faculty of tho Kapaa
school is certain they will make
Tho school shop and kitchen, and
especially tho kitchen, is operating
with full classes. Two hundred nnd
fifty lunches are being served daily
and not only the pupils but 22 teach
ers aro taking their lunches at tho
Threo new bungalows on tho
school garden were finished last
week. Desks aro already hero and
tho primary classes have moved In.
Soccer practice has begun at Ma
kawoli and McBrydo with largo
turn outs at both places. Georgo
Bedell will lead tho west-endors this
season, whilo tho Scots will bo pil
oted by George Duncan. Llhuo has
taken no action so far, but Is ex
pected to do so In the very near
futuro. Tho Injustice dono tho Ll
huo team by tho league directors
last season still rankles some, but
It is bolioved that it will bo forgot
ten nnd that tho boys from tho
county seat will be among those
present when tho whlstlo blows. Af
tor considerable debato, Koloa has
decided to enter a team, and as
this will mako tha necessary four,
it is doubtful If a team will be en
tered from Grove Farm.
It is planned to start tho season
about tho 15th of November mid a
mooting of tho league will bo hold
soon to draw 'up a schedule
Two men nro lying In tho Kllauoa
hos:ltnl and ono moro tins return
ed to Honolulu with badly battered
ribs as tho roRult of n bout nccl
don' vat Kahili last Frldny. Tho big
wavjs smashed ono of tho steamer.
Hok'no's llfo boats up on thu thb
rocks. It was n very forutnate ac
cident In that no ono was killed
on tho rocks or drowned.
When the Helene comes to Kn
hill, tho landing for Kllauoa plan
tation, It anchors out a short dls
tanco from the landing and then
sends ono of Its lifeboats In with
a tow lino .Tho lino is fastened to
a plur and tho boats aro pulled back
and forth nlong tho cnblo.
Five mon started in from tho
Helcno with n cablo as usual last
Friday. But tho waves wero run
ning higher than usual and boforo
they know it they wero too near
the shore to get awny. Then u big
wavo came upon thorn, dnshed tho
boat upon tho rocks nnd threw tho
men out in tho water.
Ono Hawallon snllor was badly
cut when his head was dashed a
gainst a rock. A Filipino hnd his
ribs broken and tho other three mon
were moro or less bruised. Then
men on tho pier holped them out
of the water so that no ono was
McBRYDE MAN SEES
STRANGE SIGHT IN KOLOA
Prohibition officers nro busy In
vestigating tho Koloa district for
Illicit liquors over sinco Georgo Llt
tlo, tho well known and populnr
night engineer at McBrydo Mill
brought back tho story of having
seen a rooster that walks llko a
man ambling along a Koloa street.
George claims that tho rooster walks
with his head up and has a gait
llko Charles Chaplain. Ho is having
quite a timo convincing tho rest of
the boys at tho club houso as most
of them nro moro interested in
finding out whore ho gets tho stuff
that makes him see such things.
Ono well-known member of tho
club-house stated that ho Is glad
that Georgo has found n now topic
of conversation as he was, getting ,
rather fed up on on hearing him
run down tho British navy at break
fast and dinner, ill tho time.
Georgo is contemplating buying
the rooster and placing him on ex
hibition as n curiosity both hero
and on tho mainland. Count Rich
ter Is arranging tho tour and will
act as manager.
LIHUE UNION CHURCH
Nell Locke, tho now secretary for
the Kauai county Young Men's Chris
tian Association, will ho tho speak
er next Sunday morning, taking for
his subject, "Tho Most Profitablo
Business In the World."
Tho Sunday-school has beon thor
oughly reorganized nnd graded.
Thero aro classes for all ages. Tho
aim is that every available scholar
shall bo in attendance. Mr. Mark
ytell of tho high school faculty is
tho now superintendent and a splen
did school is antiglpated for tho
A special muslcnlo will bo glvon
by tho choir about tho later part of
October. It will bo a Gounod pro
gram. All of tho anthems, solo,
duets and instrumental numbers
from this composer. Moro specific
announcements will bo mado later.
LIHUE JAPANESE CHRISTIAN
Regular Sundny-Bchool and church
services will bo held next Sunday
morning. Tho pastor will speak on
"Tho Precious Blood of Jesus." Af
ter tho sermon tho Lord's Supper
and tho baptismal ceremony will bo
A Llhuo Young People's Society
was organized last Sunday with Rov.
Tnkahashl as advisor, Mr. Kokoichl
FuJH, president, Miss Shin Toklto,
vice president, Sulklchl Uyeda, sec
rotary and Kazu Goknu, treasuror.
Thoy will meet twice a month, tho
first and third Friday evenings, at
tho church. At tho noxt mooting tho
constitution and bylaws will bo