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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 17. NO. 47.
LlilUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 29, 1921
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If you want to sco a bit of old
Hawaii, if you liko real Hawaiian
songs sung by folks who know how
to sing them, if you caro for folk
dancing or it you want to help
your school youngsters with their
musclo-maklng, initlativo producing,
athletic program, como to tho Tip'
Top Theater in Lihue next Friday
night at 7:30. You will certainly get
your money's worth of good clean
entertainment and you will help the
Lihue, Huleia and Hanamaulu
schools to foster a good athletic pro
gram as well.
The three schools aro combining
to givo a first class program. The
Huelia school, with Mrs. K. C. Ah
ana leading it, is noted for its ex
cellent singing. It will bo at its best
Friday night. Tho Lihuo school will
do its full part in Hawaiian panto
mime, of which Mrs. Eddy Fountain
has charge. The Lihuo children will
also give somo very entertaining folk
dances and drills. A largo number
of children will take part In all of
Hanamaulu school is producing a
catchy little playlet entitled "The
Magic Sword." This play is of the
doll shop variety and is sure to be
well worth watching.
In such entertainments little chil
dren naturally adapt themselves to
The children are giving this pro
gram as a means of raising money
for the Kauai Public School Athletic
League. Their work is certainly to
be commended. Instead of going
around with a subscription list, as
is sometim'es necessary, they are go
lng to work to earn the money they
need. They intend to givo tho pub
lie full valuo for every cent they
And the prices being charged are
not on tho old wartime plane either.
Children will be admited for 25 cents
and adults for 60 cents. Everybody
who can possibly attend should plan
to do so. Help the kiddies and en
joy a good entertainment with tho
same little four bits.
MOKIHANA CLUB TO MEET AT
LIHUE SOCIAL HALL, DEC. 2
The Mokihana Club will meet on
Friday, December 2nd at Lihue So
cial hall at the usual hour.
An excellent program has been ar
ranged. Dr. Adams of tho Univer
sity of Hawaii, will be the speaker
for tho afternoon. His subject will
be "The Home Side of Education."
Mrs. Alma Rogers, a member of
tho faculty of the Kauai high school
will sing a group of songs.
The hostesses for tho afternoon
will bo Mrs. Kuhns, Mrs. Moragne,
Mrs. Hills, Mrs. Wood, Mrs. Lane,
and Mrs. Middleton.
OWLS TO HOOT
AT HANAMAULU ON
Tho Owls Social Club will hoot in
their best approved manner at tho
Hanamaulu Hall on Saturday evening,
December 3rd. Tho hoot will con
slst of a dansant and an evening of
musical entertainment and tho Owls
promise all who attend a very pleas
ant evening. All of Kauai's younger
set are oxpected to attend and tho
committee has arranged a program of
unusual merit for their entertain
ment. DRIVERS WARNED
Travelers to Kilauca aro -warned
that a detour has been put in at tho
bridge that is boing constructed at
Keakl. Both of tho approaches to tho
detour are hidden by a curvo and
If one Is not careful his machine
may crash through tho barrier.
B. N. Kahnlepuna, clerk of the
First Circuit Court of Honolulu, ar
rived on the Klnau last Friday mor-'
nlng. Mr. Kahalepuna is tho adminis
trator for tho William Baclo estato
and ho Is hero In connection with tho
affairs of that otfico.
I Kapaa Notes
The armory for tho uso of tho lo
cal company of tho National Guard
is nearly ' completed. Tho building
lies near the seashore noxt to tho
right field of the baseball park.
A fino preliminary meeting was
held at tho Dank of Kauai last Mon
day to formulate plans for tho lo
cal machine gun company, with W.
F. Horner presiding. It was decided
to select temporary non-commissioned
officers by lot( and that perman
ent officers will bo appointed later
by competition among all mombora
of the company, an army officer
from Honolulu to pass judgment on
tho respective merits of tho Individ'
ual applicants. It is oxpected that
federal recognition will bo given to
tho company in a couple of weeks.
The company will consist of about
55 members and ex-soldiers, familiar
with army life, aro preferred.
A baseball league has boon started,
made up of Kcalia and Kapaa boys
who were not members of tho Ma
keos this year. Games aro played
on tho Kapaa diamond overy Sun
day and quite a bit of enthusiasm
is being shown by local lovers of
tho sport. Four teams, called Beach
house, Mills, Kealia and, Sunriso aro
in this league. The Beachhouso gang
is at present leading.
Leo Wing, homesteader, is thank
ing his lucky stars that he Is still
among tho dwellers of this universe
instead of in another world. Slip
ping of gears on his Overland road'
ster, coupled with the failure of
his brakes to function, caused his
car to roll backward whllo making
a hill on his way back from Wat
mea Canyon last Sunday. A Ilupmo
bile belonging to tho Waimea Sta
bles, only about 15 feet behind him,
received tho full force of tho im
pact like a football lino resisting
a center rush, A bent bumper and
a smashed headlight on tho Hup, with
a bent fender on tho Ovorland.. was
all the damage sustained.
Antono Rels, popular local young
man, is again back with tho police
department after an absence of &
bout five months.
K. A. Ahana, of the Bank of Ka
uai was tho host at a Chineso dinner
on Friday evening at his Huleia
home. A largo party of friends in
cluding' several visitors from Hono
lulu, were present.
Mrs. G. F. Rente of Honolulu is
here on a combined business and
pleasure trip. She is tho sister of
Manual R. Aguiar Jr., homesteader.
A party consisting of 24 young
people from Kapaa, Lihue, Hanapepe
and Waimeaj made a trip to tho
Waimea canyon on Sunday. Five
machines and 24 persons made the
trip, a majority of the party, although
claiming Kauai as their birthplace,
seeing the wonderful canyon for
the first time.
Tho Social Service Association of
Kauai will meet at tho Mokihana
Hall, Lihue, on Saturday, December
3rd at 2 p. m. Dr. Adams of tho Uni
versity of Hawaii will speak on "In
dustrial Service In Hawaii in its
Relation to a Changing Labor Sys
tem." TJie invitation is extended to ev
eryone to attend and hear tho inter
esting talk by Dr. Adams and parti
cipate in tho discussion which will
KALIHIWAI KICKS UP
Kalihiwai did not Hvo up to its
namo last week during tho northerly
storm as tho waves were breaking
in tho usually quiet bay higher than
any time this year slnco tho storm
In January. Several big combers
washed up over tho government road.
Assistant MaiTager H.- J. Eby of
McBrydo plantation, wlfo and child,
returned last Friday from a two
months vacation on tho mainland.
Manager L. D. Larsen and wife
doparted on tho Klnau Saturday af
ternoon for a week's business trip
. R, ADAMS TO
SPEAK AT CLUB
University of Hawaii is not leaving
Knual out of Its extension program.
Friday afternoon of this week, Prof.
Romanzo Adams will speak at tho
Mokihana Club In Lihuo. Tho meet
ing, to which all Kauai residents
aro invited, will start promptly at
3:00 o'clock. Dr. Adams will speak
upon "Tho Homo 'Side of Education.''
On Saturday afternoon ..there is to
be a meeting at the Mokihana Club
hall of all Kuual pcoplo who aro in
terescd in social welfare work of
any kind. Dr. Adams will again
speak. His subject will bo "Indus
trial Service Work In a Time of
Changing Relations." Duo to tho fact
that Dr. Adams has to catch tho af
ternoon boat for Honolulu tho Sat
urday meeting will bo called at 2:00
instead of 3:00 o'clock.
This is tho first of tho university s
best and ablest speakers. Ho
knows the subjects that ho attempts
to handle and ho always has his audi
ence with him. He Is very much in
demand in all parts of the territory
for addresses and Kauai is especially
fortunate to get him at this time.
It is possible that he may mako
other informal addresses at other
points of Kauai whllo on the island.
This is tho first of tho university's
extension men to come to tho Gar
den Island this school year. Later
Prof. Leebrick or Dr. Dean will
probably come also. And It Is almost
a certainty that tho agricultural ex
tension men will also come at a lat
GURREY TO GIVE
Kauai is to be favored again this
year with another exhibition of Al
fred R. Gurrey's paintings. Mr. Gur-
roy is to show a number of new
paintings that have never before
been exhibited hero or elsewhere. He
has been on tho Garden Island for
tho past few months and in this time
has painted a number of beautiful
pictures of Kauai's beauty spots.
Tho exhibition is to bo given in
the Mokihana hall at Lihue, Decern
her 7th to -10th. Mr. Gurrey will have
open doors from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
And on Sunday afternoon, Decern,
bcr 11th ho will also show his
paintings from 1 to 5 o'clock. This
is to givo tho people who cannot
get away on tho week days an op
portunity to view tho pictures.
Thero is to bo no charge whatev
er for tho exhibition and Mr. Gurrey
cordially invites all Kauai to view
MISS BEATRICE AKO HOST
AT DELIGHTFUL DINNER
Miss Beatrice Ako was tho hostess
at a most delightful poi dinner at
her homo in Waimea on Thursday
evening to celebrate Thanksgiving
Day. Those who were fortunate
enough' to bo Invited to tho feast
Included Lieut. Y. C. Quon, S. K.
Au and Fong Luke of Honolulu, Mr.
and Mrs. Q. C. Ako of Eloele, Miss
E. Ching, Misa P. Charman, Miss
R. Ako and Miss B. Tsark of Wai
mea, Miss M. P. Wong, Miss K.
Dung and Benny Chang of Hanapepo,
K. M. Ahana of Lihue, Leo Wing and
Leo Shin of Kapaa. A very enjoyable
evening was spent by all, and tho
only regret of tho guests was that
Thanksgiving Day could not como
oftoncr than onco a year.
TREE AT MAKAVELI
A community Christmas treo and
program, similar to tho ones held In
past years, Is being planned for this
coming Christmas Evo, at Makawoll.
Tho Makaweli public school, Japan
ese school, Catholic church and Fili
pino Methodist church will bo ask
ed to tako part in the program and
tho plantation will see that Santa
Claus Is thero to givo out bags of
candy to tho children. This program
will bo held at tho Community
House on tho evening of December
24th, and will, of courso, bo freo to
tho employees of tho plantation.
Quite a bit of excitement was oc
casioned last weok when it was thot
that Kealia was receiving a visita
tion from tho Ku-Klux-Klan. Upon
Investigation it only -proved to bo
Nukoo Weight walking in his sleep.
Chief of Police Agard is receiving
the congratulations of detectives
from all over tho world for tho won
derful handling of Kealia's famous
home-brew case. Last week somo
miscreant stole several bottles of
home-brew from tho home of tho
Sons of Rest. Of courso it was only
a short time before they vero miss
ed. Chief of Police Agard waB called
at once, which was about 5 o'clock
in tho evening. Tho chief did not get
oxcited, but seemed quite calm about
the matter. Tho Sons of Rest got
quito wrathy and asked him why ho
did not start investigating. Tho chief
said that ho had plenty of time and
promised to have tho thief in jail
before morning. About 2 a. m. Ke
alia was shaken by several heavy
explosions which almost destroyed
the homo of Joo Stash. Chief Agard
promptly placed him under arrest
for the theft of tho Sons of Rest
home-brew, and Joe broke down and
Tho chief took his honors very
modestly this morning and explain
ed to the press when Interviewed,
that ho knew tho homo-brew of tho
Sons of Rest and know that it would
never stand tho moving. Tho chlof
has promised to write tho case up
for the series of the "World's Great
est Mysteries" that is running in the
Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Tho chlof
says he is working on a now case.
Pints or quarts, Chief?
Automobile thieves aro busy In Ke
alia- and are getting very bold. Last
Thursday evening Fire Chief Max
Bolte got out of his car to look at a
rear tiro and when ho got back tho
car was gone.
Things aro getting to such a point
that a vigilance committee has been
formed and aro patroling tho dlS'
trlct. Thoy forced nine touring cars
to light up and move on last Satur
Tho climax was reached Sunday'
eovnlng when a report came from
tho local movlo that two cars wero
stolen while the owners wero at
tending the theater. Chief of Police
Agard rushed to the scene in tho
city police patrol to investigate
While he was Investigating someone
stole tho police wagon. Tho chief
has his suspicions of a mysterious
stranger who has been hanging ar
ound Kealia last week. Tho chief has
already had one experience with
The chief drovo up to tho Kealia
store in the polico patrol Saturday
afternoon to make somo purchases
and whllo ho was Inside ho noticed
tho mysterious stranger Bnooping
around tho city car. The chief did
not pay much attention to him until
he came out of tho store and found
his motor missing.
DR. AND MRS. HAGOOD
Dr. and Mrs. Hagood entertained a
few of their friends Informally last
Saturday night at their homo in Ko-
alia. Dancing and several amusing
readings by Jimmy Bodrero furnish
ed the amusement for tho evening,
GEORGE YAMAMOTO GOES
FOR VISIT TO JAPAN
George Yamamoto, who has been
clerk at tho Lihuo Hotel for tho last
two years, left last Saturday for a
visit to his birthplace In tfapan.
Ho was brought to Hawaii when
very young and went to tho pub
lie schools In Honolulu.
Yamamoto expects to bo back In
a few months and resume his duties
at the Lihuo Hotel.
Beforo leaving ho said that ho
Intended to introduce the hula, uku
lolo and African golf to his friends
A couplo of Ford henrya ran Into
each other at Intersection near tho
Garden Island, Sunday afternoon, but
causing little damage. The wheel of
ono car smashed Into tho hind fender,
L. A. Walamau of Lihue returned
this morning from Honolulu.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bayer have left
for town on a short visit.
G. W. Cunningham was an Incom
ing passenger on tho Klnau this
Miss Mabel Wilcox returned to her
Grove Farm homo this morning af
ter a few days In town.
W. C. Achl Sr., father of Judge
Achl, arrived on tho Klnau this
J. Johnson of Eleele was number
ed among tho Klnau passengers this
H. P. Faye, manager of the Kekaha
plantation, arrived on tho Kinau last
A. Horner Sr., territorial sugar ex
pert Is at his homo in Kapaa for a
Dr. Paterson of Kllauea returned
to his duties this morning. Ho has
been in Honolulu for the past weok.
Senator C. A. Rice was a return
lng passenger on tho Klnau this
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sheldon were
returning passengers on tho Kinau
last Friday morning.
G. W. Grelg of Honolulu Is on the
Garden Island for a few days' bus!
Dr. Glalsyer of Kalaheo Is again
on the Garden Island. Ho has been
In Honolulu for the past week.
Dr. J. M. Kuhns of Lihue Is back
on the job again after a few days in
the big city.
Mrs. Theo. Brandt and Mrs. George
Tuttle are spending n short vacation
Mr. and Mrs. R, Curtis Turner are
at the Baldwin beach home at Ko
R. D. Moler, manager of the Lihue
plantation, left for Honolulu Saturday
Manager H. Wolters of Makee is
attending tho Hawaiian Sugar Plan
tors' meeting in Honolulu this week
W. Danford, head luna of Kekaha
plantation, Mrs. Danford and daugh
ter, were returning passengers on the
morning boat today.
S. N. Hundley of Kapaa return
ed today from Honolulu whero ho
has been taking tho higher degroes
Dr. Dunn of the Hawaiian Suga
Co., returned on. tho Kinau Tuesday
morning from a short visit to Hono
George N. Wilcox of Grove Farm
returned to his homo last Friday af
ter a short business trip to Hono
Last Friday's Klnau brought 28 la
borers for Kekaha, 36 for Koloa, 11
for Kilauca and 29 for tho Hawaiian
Manager E. H. W. Broadbent, of
Grove Farm plantation, is in Hono
lulu attending tho sugar planters'
meeting. Mr. Broadbent is expected
homo Friday morning.
Ernest Cropp, manager of the Ko
loa plantation, was a doparting pas
songer on the Kinau last Saturday,
Mr. Cropp will remain in Honolulu
until the planters' meeting is over,
H. D. Sloggett and wife left fo
Honolulu on the Klnau last Saturday
afternoon. Mrs. Sloggett returned
this morning but Mr. Sloggett Is ro
malnlng in the city until tho plant
era' meeting la over.
Frank Alexander, manager of Mc
Brydo plantation: B. D. Baldwin
manager of tho Hawaiian Sugar Co,
and Georgo Ewart, manager of tho
Waimea Sugar Co., left for Honolulu
Saturday to attend tho Hawaiian su
gar planters' meeting.
G. W. Sahr, land agent for Kauai
returned to the Garden Island last
Friday to sell somo land leases an
to clear up tho odds and ends of
his business before officially turn
lng over the roins of bis offico to
the now land agont.
On tho evening of November 21,
tho leading Japaneso of Waimea and
Hanapepo gavo a reception and ban
quet at the Waimea hotel to Con
sul General Yada. A number of prom
inent peoplo, chiefly employers of la
bor, wero Invited guosts.
S. Knya acted as toastmaator, speak
ing in English. Rov. Okamoto spoke
in Japaneso after which tho Consul
mado a very sano, sensible talk In
He said that the strike was a mis
take and had left much bitterness,
but that this is passing away. His
dominant noto was co-oporatton. Ho
asked the employers to bo sympathet
ic, and liberal in their treatment of
their laborers and in turn ho appeal
ed to the laboring class to bo faith
ful and worth the hire. Ho said that
his great effort was to establish
harmonious relations between the two
Mr. Brandt, In his usual thoughtful
manner, responded In a moat appro
Tho invited guests wero Messrs.
Brandt, Baldwin, Alexander, Ewart,
Webber, Brodle, Davidson and
Somo of tho leading Japaneso wero
Rev. Okanioto, Rev. Mashlta, Rev.
Deme, Rev. Ama, Dr. KIrlmura,
Messrs. Kaya, Ogawa, Nonl, Taketa,
Kawashlma, Toyofuku. Togloka, Ku
bota, Ozaki, Shlnoda, Uda, Naka
shlma, and Rov. Murakimi.
SCHOOLS TO BE ASKED TO
ENTER ATHLETIC TESTS
A meeting of the directors of the
Kauai Public Athletic League was
held at Lihuo on Saturday, Novem
ber 19th, and was attended by prin
cipals and athletic directors from sev
eral of the schools as well as by dlroc-
ors proper, representative of several
sections of the Island. The play
ground ball season having ended, a
general discussion was had as to
the advisablo program to put on
during tho rest of tho school year.
It was decided that tho propoaod
basket-ball events ahonld be omit
ted this year, and that in placo ot
these games the children from tho
fifth grade up. in each school, should
be asked to enter for the athletic
badgo tests gotten out by the Play
ground and Recreational Association
of America. This system will Insure
to each child from the fifth grade
to tho olghth grades inclusive a cer
tain amount of simple, directed phy
sical exercise and entitle him to tho
winning of an individual badgo on
tho completion ot tho tests. No com
petition between grades In different
schools will bo undertaken this year,
the work to bo kept purely Individ
ual at tho start. Chas. Fern was
present and told ot his poraonal
experionco with these tests and tho
excellent results obtalnod with thorn
in the schools of Oakland, Califor
nia. It 'was planned that tho inter
school volley-ball games and tho
track meet should bo hold in tho
spring as usual. Tho schodulo com
mittee was authorized to work out
a schedule for tho volley ball games
on a new basis so as to avoid com
petition between seriously unequal
Nell Locko and G. S. Sessions
were elected directors In the placo
of Miss M. Soulo and R. C. Mac
Donald, resigned, and Mr. Locko as
signed as advisor to tho Koloa and
Eleele schools, and Mr. Fern to tho
Huleia school. Mrs. Philip Rico was
appointed chairman of tho schodulo
committee, vice Miss Soulo, resigned.
Directors appointed from tho
Teachers' Association wero announc
ed as follows: Mrs. Frances Wlddi
field, Mrs. Maude SIsson and C. C.
J. S. B. Pratt Jr., assistant man
ager of tho Kllauea Sugar Co., Mrs.
Pratt and son, Scotty HI, returned
to their homo last Friday after a
two weeks' vocation in Honolulu.
Whllo in town Mr. Pratt acquired a
now Buick Four.