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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 17. NO. 40.
LIHUE. KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. OCTOBER 11, 1921
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MEN COMING 28TH
Pinna for tho NawlHwlli break
water celebration and tho entertain
ment of tho Press Conference dele
gates are beginning to take more
definite form. It has been defi
nitely decided to Invito tho dele
gates to come to Kauai on the
Klnau on tho morning of October
28. They will probably return on
Saturday afternoon, October 29.
It is now planned that Kauai citl
zens will meot tho delegates at tho
boat and tako them to their homes
for entertainment. After tho clti
zens have had a little tlmo to rest
and have had breakfast, they will
be taken wherever, their hosts wish
to tako them to sco some of Ka
ual's beauty spots. They will prob
ably bo taken to the Haena side of
tho island one day and to the
Waimea aide the following day, or
Tho breakwater celebration will,
in all probability, bo held tho at
tornoon of October 2S. It will be
necessary for all people to arrange
to' have their guests back in Li
hue in ample time for this occasion.
Tho celebration will bo held at
tho breakwater. As tho big crane
drops the first stone of tho break'
water, Governor Wallace R. Far
rington will mako an address of the
day. Tho ropo which will release
tho first stone will probably bo pull
ed by a Kauai man whoso Influence
has counted heavily in gottlng the
After this celebration tho editors
will probubly bo taken to tho vari
ous houses to which thoy will bo
assigned and allowed to got a lit-
tlo rest before tho evening's activl
Tho evening's program will bo
held in tho Llhuo armory. Tho la
dies of tho Mokihana Club are to
bo asked to handle tho dinner prop-
osition. A number of speeches will
bo made by tho most promlnont
visiting delegates and by ono or
two promlnont local men. A regul
ar smoker and general good time
for all is promised.
NEW SALVATION ARMY
MAN STATIONED AT KOLOA
Adjutant O. II. Kennedy, who has
boon stationed at Koloa for tho past
five years, doing Salvation Army
work, has been transferred to San
Francisco. Ills place at Koloa is
being filled by Lieutenant Haan,
who recntly graduated from tho Ar
ray's San Francisco training college.
Liuet. Haan comes to Kauai high
ly recommended by Drigadier C. AV.
Bourne, who is in charge of all tho
Salvation Army work of Hawaii
Brigadier Bourno states that Liuet.
Haan is an energetic young man
with more than usual personality
and that undoubtedly ho will make
good on Kauai.
Lieut. Haan wishes to thank Ka
uai residents for tho support thoy
have given the Salvation Army In
tho past and he asks that tho samo
kind of support bo continued.
PICNIC AT KOLOA BEACH
Mrs. II. D. Sloggott entertained
hor Sunday-school class at Walhal
on tho Koloa beach last Saturday
afternoon. About a dozen members
of tho class wero present.
A good lively indoor baseball
game was enjoyed for 'an hour.
Then a fino swim came. This was
a much-enjoyed event for tho di
minutive girls of Mrs. Sloggett's
class had tho joy of giving their
Sunday-school superintendent a good
ducking and a plastering with wet
After a dollcious picnic supper tho
party motored back to Llhuo by
M. R. Agular was a returning pas
senger on today's Klnau.
Court Wnlalealo, local order of An-
c ent Foresters, celobrated tho first
a lnlversary of Its existence with a
grand Hawaiian luau at tho Hawaii
a.i hall on Friday ovening. Four ta
bles, neatly decorated with ti-leaves
awaited the members of tho order,
tl.oir wives and friends, totaling In
all about 125 persons. Brother Reed,
cdef rangor, from San Francisco,
Brother Charles A. Roso, chief ran
gar of Hawaii, and Brother J. Or
djnstein, wero tho guests of honor.
Tho Makeo baseball team, twen-ty-fivo
strong, including mascot,
scorer and manager, departed on
tho Klnau Saturday to invade Maul
v'a Honolulu. This is tho first tlmo
In the history of Kauai that a base-
b.lll team has been sent away to
seek additional glory on foreign
Mrs. A. Horner Jr., accompanied
by her mother-in-law, Mrs. Albert
Hornor Sr., arrived from Honolulu
last Friday. Mrs. Horner Jr. has
boon visiting her parents at Pasa
dena, California, and only returned
to Honolulu a week ago. Mrs. Hor
ner Sr. is hero to visit her sons,
Foster and Albert Homer Jr.
There is much joy locally, but
particularly In tho region of tho
homesteads, as tho dry spoil has at
last been broken with four days of
Local supporters of tho Makees
who arc taking the trip to Maui in
clude T. Yamamoto, John Rodrigues,
H. Nagahisa, and others. Among
tho players' wives, Mrs. Dan Arcia
was the only ouo fortunate enough
to persuade her husband to allow
her to mako tho trip.
H. Wolters, manager of -Maltco
Sugar company, departed on tho
Mikahala Saturday on a business trip
to Honolulu. Ho expects to return
Yoshitomo Nagahisa, expert wield
er of bamboo sticks and a teller in
tho Bank of Kauai, Ltd., joined tho
.ranks of tho benedicts last week,
tho bride being Miss M. Tanaka,
daughter of S. Tanaka, local dry
goods merchant. Tho couplo de
parted on tho Klnau Saturday for
a short honeymoon in Honolulu.
At a meeting of the Kapaa home
steaders association held last Sun
day, tho question of signing up witJi
East Kauai Water Co. for water for
irrigation and other purposes was
taken up, and after considering tho
matter carefully, tho association se
lected Joseph Correa Jr. and J. F.
Bettencourt Jr. to proceed to Ho
nolulu this week to confer with
tho proper government officials bo
foro taking action. The main ob
jection of the homesteaders seems
to be based on provisions in tho
contract providing for certain rights
to bo given tho water company, for
which they claim no adequate com
pensation is being made.
LIHUE UNION CHURCH
Tho Biblo school meets regularly
at 10 o'clock every Sunday morn
ing and is thoroughly reorganized
under the leadership of tho new
superintendent, Olen C. Markwoll,
physical Instructor of the Kauai
high school. An adult Biblo class
is being organized this coming Sun
day morning. Anyone interested in
a study, not about tho Bible but
of tho Bible, will bo welcomed.
A midweek devotional service will
bo conducted in this church ovory
Wednesday night at 7 o'clock. Tho
first meeting will bo October 12,
Regular services next Sunday
morning to which tho pcoplo of tho
community aro cordially Invited.
It. W. BAYLESS, Pastor.
COUNTY LIBRARY TO
A mass mooting of tho Interested
citizens of Kauai is to bo held next
Saturday afternoon in the Mokihuna
hall, Llhuo at 2 o'clock. Tho ob
ject of this meeting is to organize
a county library association. Each
community on tho Island Is re
quested to sco that it is represented
so that tho island needs may bo
Calamity Corner near tho Llhue
school house was again the scene of
an accident last Friday.
Two cars, one being Grove Farm
bound, and the other for Koloa,
camo together with a resounding
crash .turning the larger car ovor
in tho ditch. Fortunately no ono
If drivers would use a little moro
discretion and judgment on these
so-called bad turns, these turns
would lose their reputation for bo
ing the scene of accidents.
It is only fair to note that neith
er of the drivers in tho abovo ac
cident was an - oriental.
Tho Kauai Automobile Club has
arranged with Mr. Pugh to havo
this curve marked with a danger
sign. But all tho signs in tho world
will not prevent accidents if auto
mobile drivers refuse to uso com
mon senso and oboy tho rules of
Tho Social Servico Association of
Kauai was organized at Mokihana
hall last Saturday afternoon. There
was a good attendance quite repre-
sentatlvo of the people of the island
interested in such work.
Tho constitution was adopted and
tho officers were elected for tho on
suing year. The association officers
are as follows: Miss Elsie Wilcox,
president; Dr. R. H. Hagood, vice
president; Rev. Royal G. Hall, sec
rotary and treasurer; Miss Margar
et Popper and Mrs. M. C. Sisson,
membors of the executivo commit
tee. Tho association was favored in its
organization meeting by tho pres
ence of Miss Bergen, director of
tho Social Service Bureau of Hono
lulu. She spoke briefly from her
rich experience in such work and of
the value similar organizations
had proven both in Honolulu and
on the mainland.
It is the desire of tho association
to enlist all those interested in
charitable, philanthropic, education
al and institutional work hero on
Kauai. Tho association has a three
fold object tho development of co
operation among all social workers,
to servo as a clearing house for tho
discussion of subjects relating to
social work and tho fostering of
community interests in social work.
It is planned to hold meetings at
least once a month.
Tho association has made a good
beginning and it Is hoped that it
may provo a vital factor in tho
making of a better Kauai.
The Mokihana Club hold its first
mscting of tho season last Wednes
day afternoon. A largo number of
ladies attended. Eight new mom
bers wero elected.
Tho club decided to hold Its reg
ular semi-annual rummage sale in
November. Considerablo money is
always realized by this means and
many people get very good mer
chandise at low prices there. Peo
ple who havo salablo things which
thoy can givo should start saving
them up and getting them ready to
The governor's clean-up week was
emphasized. Tho ladles determined
to help mako this wook a success.
And surely no more worthy cause
could bo backed by this leading
Miss Culbcrt of tho Llhuo gram
mar school entertained with two
much enjoyed readings. Miss Ir
win of tho Kapaa school delighted
her hearers with a beautiful saxo
phone solo. Then tho cake was serv
ed and tho husbands waited' at
homo with tho customary remarks:
"Well, did you bring uny of that
cake back homo? Just as I ex
pected. I wish I had cut a hunk
out of it before you took It."
Four indictments wero quashed In
the fall meeting of tho Circuit court
this morning. All four indictments
wero thrown out due to errors in
tho drawing of the indictment, tho
court holding the county attorney's
office responsible for tho errors.
In tho case of the Territory of
Hawaii vs. Louis Rego, Wm. Rol
lins, attorney for tho defendant,
moved to quash tho indictment, on
tho grounds that the defendant was
indicted for murder, whereas tho
ovidenco in tho Indictment showed
that tho charge should have been
manslaughter. The court sustained
motion and tho defendant was dis
In the case of the Territory of
Hawaii vs. Paleman Albanto, who
was charged with assault and bat
tery with a weapon obviously and
imminently dangerous td Ufa and
limb, the indictment stated that
the crime was committed In tho
year 1001. Philip Rice, attorney for
the defendant, filed a demurer on
statute limitations. Demurrer was
sustained and tho defendant dis
charged. In the third case, Territory vs.
Claudio Siviliano, with tho samo
charge as above, this indictment al
so stated that tho crime was com
mitted in 1901. Charles Dole, at
torney for the defendant, filed a de
murrer on tho samo grounds. Tho
demurrer was sustained and the de
The fourth case, the Territory of
Hawaii vs. Venturo Lablno, on a
statutory offenso .also stated that
tho crime was committed in 1001.
Abo Kalaukou, attorney for tho de
f'eiidant, entered a plea in bar on
tho samo grounds which was sus
tained by tho court and the defend
ant discharged . ,
After he had sustained tho last
plea, Judgo Achi arraigned tho
county attorney for theso palpable
errors in the indictments and said
"I suggest that tho county attor
ney bo more careful In his future
indictments before they aro pro
sentcd to tho grand jury. It strikes
me that tho county attornoy has
shown a lack of attention in the
discharge of his duties."
All four defendants wero immed
iately re-arrested, tho county attor
ney having anticipated their dis
charge, due to tho errors in Indict
ment. The grand jury has been recalled
and will meot Wednesday morning
at 9:30 for further proceedings in
WORK STARTED ON
Work was started on Monday mor
ning on tho new community house
in tho Llhuo church yard. Tho
house, which is being erected by
air. and Mrs. S. W. Wilcox as a
memorial to their sons, Ralph and
Charles, will probably bo completo
in about six months.
The community house as tho
name Indicates, Is being erected by
Mr. and Mrs. Wilcox for tho uso
of tho community and the church.
It will havo a largo auditorium, a
good stage, a fully equipped kitch
en, several smaller meeting rooms
and a fino largo lanal.
Tho work is being dono by S.
Goss, Llhue architect and contrac
tor. Mr. Goss states that If ho can
get the material as soon as ho
thinks ho can, the work can bo
dono in a much shorter tlmo than
tho contract specifics.
Hurun Noshl sustained painful In
juries when tho truck he was driv
ing went off tho road and turned
over, Sunday night, near Kipu. It
was found that tho accident was duo
to a defective steering gear and
not to any carelessness on tho part
of tho driver. Another Japanese,
who was a passenger with Noshl,
escaped with slight bruises.
Charles Amalu, genial salesman of
the von Hamm-Young Co. of Kapaa,
has been a busy man during tho
past week, making delivery of now
cars to customors during Walter
Eklund's absenco In Honolulu.
Charles A. Rice returned from
Honolulu this morning.
Mrs. R. D. Moler gave a delight
ful afternoon tea Monday after
noon to a number of her Lihuo
Miss Edith Rice returned to LI
huo last Friday after an extended
sight-seeing trip to Europe. A num
ber of Miss Rice's entertaining and
descriptivo letters havo been print
ed In the Garden Island during 'tho
past fow months.
Mrs. A, Horner Jr. returned on
the Kinau last Friday from an ex
tended trip to tho mainland. She
was accompanied to Kauai by her
mother, Mrs. A. Horner Sr.
E. Giescke, well known piano man
of Honolulu, arrived at Lihuo
last Friday morning. Mr. Gleseko
will remain on the island for a
Mrs. 1. J. Hogg and daughter Isa
belle returned this morning from
a two months' trip to tho mainland.
Judge Lyle A. Dickey returned
from a short business trip to Ho
nolulu this morning.
Karl Jensen, Kapaa homesteader,
was a passenger on Tuesday's Kl
nau. Mi&s Jiillet Rice returned Friday
from a short trip to Honolulu where
she hud gone to meet her sister
Edith, who has roturnod from nn
extended trip to Europe.
Sam Decker was an Incoming pas
senger on tho Klnau lust Friday.
Mr. Decker Is visiting his sister,
Mrs. Fred Trowbrldgo of Kealla.
Miss Ebellnn of Makawell return
ed to her homo last Friday after
soveral months In the metropolis
F. B. Cook of Waimea, who has
been In Honolulu for a short bust
ncss trip, returned to Kauai last
Walter Eklund, salesman for von
Hamm-Young, is making a business
visit to tho Garden Island.
P. H. G. Deverlll of the Bank of
Hawaii Is taking tho place of Frank
Crawford in tho Llhue branch of
tho Bank of Kauai, whilo Mr. Craw
ford Is convalescing in a Honolulu
R. E. Hodgson, of the American
Factors, Is on Kauai this week beat
ing up trado.
for dr. Morgan
Friends of Dr. Morgan entertain
ed him with a stag dinner at tho
Lihuo Hotel last Friday ovening to
mark his last few hours of bachelor
hood. A few appropriate and previous
gifts and plenty of advlco wero pre
sented. Tho seriousness of tho step
ho was about to tako was impress
ed upon him by many of tho mar
ried men. It must bo said for him
that he showed no signs of falter
ing. After tho dinner tho ladies wero
brought forth and dancing until a
lato hour was indulged In.
KAUAI COUNCIL BOY
SCOUTS OF AMERICA
A special meeting of tho Kauai
Council is called for next Saturday
afternoon at 3:30 In tho Mokihana
Club, Llhue, Kauai.
This Is a very Important meeting
since tho futuro program and policy
of tho Scout movement will bo de
cided upon at this time. All mem
bors of tho Scout Council and any
others Interested in this typo of
program for boys, and young men
aro urgently requested to bo pres
NAMED BY PRESIDENT
Nino postmasters of Hawaii wero
confirmed last week by President
Harding. Thoy are all holdovers
from tho democratic administration.
Tho administration is to bo congrat
ulated upon letting politics play no
part in local appointments.
Tho two Kauai appointments aro
Maria Silva for Eleolo and II. D.
Baldwin for Makawell.
Plans for tho American Legion
Armistice Day celebration are near
ly completed. The only part of tho
day's sport in which tho plans aro
not doflnlto Is in regard to tho
steer-roping contest. Tho usual pro
gram of races will bo held in the
Tho program for the Gymkhana
aro as follows:
Doughnut eating on horseback.
Egg and spoon raco.
Balloon spearing hurdlo raco.
Hand in hand raco.
Pig sticking race.
Each entrant for tho potato raco
will bo furnished with tho spear
and ho will run fifty yards to a
box containing three potatoes and
will bo required to bring ono po
tato at a time on a spear to tho
starting place. First man to bring
tho three potatoes will win.
Tho doughnut eating race, each
rider will run fifty yards and thero
eat a doughnut hanging from a string
upon finishing eating tho dough
nut he will run back to tho starting
Tho saddling raco, each ridor rid
es one-eighth of a mllo on bare
back, saddles his horses und re
turns to tho starting placo.
Tho bending race, poles will bo
sot up overy 20 feet for 25 yards,
and each rider will weave his horse
in and out by tho poles. Any rider
who knocks down a polo will be
Tho egg and spoon race, each
rider will carry an egg in n spoon
for fifty yards.
The dressing race, each ridor
rides fifty yards and dismounts,
puts on a holoku, a sun bonnet,
opens a parasol, mounts his horse
and rides back to tho starting place.
The musical chairs Is tho same as
tho parlor game, each to play on
horseback and when tho music
stops each rider dismounts and
holding to tho reins scats himself
in tho nearest chair.
Tho balloon spearing hurdlo race
tho obstacle consists of a two
foot hurdlo and just on tho far
sldo Is a balloon which tho rider
must spear. Each rider will Jump
three hurdles and break threo bal
loons with tho spear.
Hand-In-hand raco will bo in pairs.
Two riders hold each other by tho
hand, raco 100 yards and return.
They aro not allowed to loso clasp
at any time during tho raco.
Tho Cossack race the rider will
cross the stirrups and rido one
eighth of a mllo standing up.
In tho grand finale which will bo
the plg-stlcklng contest, each rider
will be equipped with a spear and
pursue a man on horseback draw
ing a gunny-sack filled with straw.
First man to stick a "pig" wins.
These races aro to bo ridden with
English or army saddles only. Each
rider will bo allowed only ono horso
for the gymkhana and will be al
lowed to enter as many events as
ho likes. All tho entries will bo
post entries. First place in oach
event will bo flvo points, second
placo threo points, and third placo
ono point. Tho rider winning tho
most points in tho Gymkhana will
win tho prlzo, a handsomo sllvor
All Jockoys, cowboys, and stable
boys will bo barred in entering tho
Gymkhana. They will bo allowed,
however, to enter any of the ro
MR. CRAWFORD SICK
Frank Crawford, vice president of
the Bank of Hawaii, and manager
of tho Llhuo branch, wont to Hono
lulu last Tuesday night on tho Kln
au. On Wednesday he was operat
ed upon for appendicitis.
Mr. Crawford Is geoting along
nicely and his Kuual friends hopo
to see him back with us In the