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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 17. NO. 50.
LIHUE. KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. DECEMBER 13, 1921
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Tho Amorlcan Legion, tho Y. M. C.
A. and tho territorial department of
Instruction are combining to put an
Industrial training program for Ha
waii In an Important place on the
school curriculum. Doflnlte plans for
such training wero laid laBt Wednes
day afternoon In Honolulu whon the
Amorlcan Legion educational com
mittee met with D. O. WlBt principal
of the normal school and Charles F.
Loomls of tho educational commit
tee of tho Central Y. M. C. A.
Tho American Legion educational
committee composed of Frank E. Mid
kiff, chairman, of Oahu; F. A. Clowes
of Walluku and Frank S. Pugh of Ka
uai, havo been working on this Idea
for some time. Their solo idea is to
roplaco some of tho Impractical work
of tho territorial schools with real
Industrial training .training that will
fit tho pupils to take Important plac
es on Hawaii's farms and plantations.
Tho movement Is away from the so
called white-collared Jobs towards In
C. F. Loomls' Idea.
Much credit for this movement and
the idea must go to Charles F. Loom
is, formerly of Kauai, and now super
intendent of the educational commit
tee of the central Y. M. C. A. Last
spring Mr. Loomls started some in
dustrial training at the Ewa school
on Oahu. In, this work ho had the
wholo hearted support of tho planta
Children wero given practical
talks on farm and plantation life.
They wero told and taught how to do
practical farm work. They wero giv
en practical demonstrations on tho
near-by plantation. They took tho
Idea so readily and did such good
work that others saw the benefit.
Now such a program is to be tried
at least one place on each island.
And Mr. Loomls has been asked to
put the program into action.
Work Starts on Kauai.
Mr. Loomls arrived on Kauai last
Friday with this idea in view. Ho
has Interviewed Miss Elsie Wilcox
school commissioner for Kauai and
Frank Pugh, industrial supervisor for
the Garden Island. They have decided
that Kapaa Is the most logical place
to give tho Idea a tryout on this is
land. And so tho work will be started
there in the very near future.
At tho combined meeting last Wed
nesday It was decided to adopt a ten
tative schedule, along which the edu
cational committee will work. The
schedule is as follows:
Problem 1. More emphasis on in
Solution. More timo and readjust;
ments of tho present course of study!
Present allotment of 18 to 24' min
utes is entirely Inadequate for Indus
trial work. It would seem that the
platoon or departmental system
would provide a satisfactory remedy.
Problem 2. More specific training
of teachers for Industrial work at
Solution: More emphasis on Ha
waiian agriculture. Acquisition of
land at tho normal school for agri
cultural teaching. Better equipment
for both agricultural and mechanical
subjects. Four years of high school
and two years of professional train
ing for all teachers.
Would Increase Salaries.
Problem 3. Obtaining and retaining
Solution: Revise salary schedulo,
so that properly qualified teachers
may receive salaries commensurate
with their qualifications.
Problem 4. Improvement of teach
ers now in the field.
Solution: Larger summer school ap
propriation. Correspondence courses
with a view to normal and university
credits. Summer school to become a
summer session of the normal school
with a view to normal and univer
Problem 5. Insufficient correlation
and co-operation between tho educa
tional and industrial Interests of the
Solution: Compulsory pre vocation
al and industrial education in all
tho schools, Including Junior high
schools'. The use of industrial facili
ties for educational purposes.
Problem C. Adequate building tor
Solution: Making specific appropri
ations for industrial buildings in each
Tho general store of Kwong Hong
Tal has closed up its business, and
it is nlleged that the proprietor, to
avoid the insistent demands of his
creditors for payments, has left Ka
uai for parts unknown. An inventory
was taken some timo ago by tho au
thorities tb ascertain tho value of
unsold merchandise on hand.
Henry Aki, examiner of chauffeurs
and Kauai representative of tho Pond
company, was' busy last week giving
demonstrations on a now Studcbaker
Light Six. Henry is some Balesman
it you are to judge by his smooth
flow of oratory when tackling a
Dclbert E. Mctzgcr, until recent
ly treasurer of tho Territory of 11a-
wail, was hero all day Friday and
Saturday familiarizing himself with
the affairs of tho Bank of Kauai Ltd.
Mr. Metzger is now president of the
new Hawaii Bank of Commerce a
bout to start business in Honolulu,
and it is stated on good reliable
authority that the Bank of Kauai will
soon cease to bo an independent con
cern, but instead will bo made a
branch of the Hawaii Bank of Com
merce. Kion Soong, Wailua homesteader,
is back again after spending two
months with his family on Maul. He
loft with tho Makees for Maul but
was the only ono who did not re
turn with tho team.
The Hawaiian Canneries is having
the largest winter pack it has over
had in the history of the coriipany.
More than 11,000 cases aro expect
ed before December 31) ,and the
entire winter and spring pack is ex
pected to exceed 20,000 cases, which
will be double tho previous high re
cord made in 1918..
The Kapaa Homesteaders Associ
ation has announced that several of
their members will begin the harv
esting of their 1922 crop by tho lat
tar part of this month. Wailua home
steaders are also expected to begin
harvesting their crops about tho same
Jacob Woo, chemist with the Ma
keo Sugar company, departed for tho
metropolis last week for his annual
vacation. Lee Wing, homesteader,
went along to keep company.
S. E. Lucas, fourth-series home
steader, is back again after an ab
senco of about eight months, during
which timo ho visited his former
homo in Switzerland, traveled thru
France, tho United States and also
Canada. "After all, there's no placo
like Hawaii." said Mr. Lucas, when
asked about his travels the other
THE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS
The committee for the Commun
ity Christmas of Llhue district, of
which Mrs. Ed. Swan is chairman,
wishes to nnnounco that tho celebra
tion will bo held for and by tho com
munity at large on Monday evening,
Dceember 2G at 7:30, In tho armory.
Arrangements havo already been
made for a large and handsome tree
to carry its message of good cheer.
Children in all the schools are eager
ly learning the beautiful carols
which aro an essential part of tho
Christmas season. And both children
and older people aro to make living
pictures of the Immortal Christmas
story. The schools aro to havo their
own festivals, with bags of candy
and nuts, at the close of tho term
this week. Nor Is the great outdoor
tree to be forgotten on the corner
at the civic center, kindly decorated
with bright lights by tho Llhue store.
We certainly hope that this year this
beautiful tree may bo allowed to
keep all Its freshness untarnished by
a spirit of rowdyism that last year
somewhat marred its beauty.
Tho most wonderful story In tho
world, that of giving oneself for oth
ers, is to be told again in tho armory
on the 2Cth. A largo and representa
tive committeo is putting timo and
hard work into actlvo preparations
i for tho pictures of the Christmas
! story and tho carols. Children of all
! our many races aro to sing and llvo
once again tho story of Bethlehem.
Tho community at largo will bo wel
comed at this their yearly festival.
Tho oxtontion of tho Ahuklnl rail
road to Kealla Is progressing rapid
ly and it will bo only a short time
before tho laying of tho heavy rails
will bo completed. A cut to straight
en up tho line is being mado in
front of the Catholic cluirrli nml
travelers aro warned that occasional
' ly it is necessary to blast. It is ad
! vlBablo not to pass by tho watchman
when ho warns a car to stop as an
1 accident might result.
Tho regular monthly and business
meeting of tho Board of Supervisors
of the County of Kauai, was held at
Its on Wednesday, December 7th,
1921, at 9:30 o'clock a. m.
Present: H. D. Wlshard, chairman;
T. Brandt, J. I. Silva, Fred Mendes,
Tho minutes of tho last meeting
wero read and approved.
Financial reports for November,
1C'21 (R 277) to-wlt: Treasurer, Treasurer-Auditor;
tions; and Joint Report of the Sam
uel Mahclona Memorial Hospital tor
tho quarter ending September 30th,
last, wero referred to Mr. Brandt (for
The following school requisitions
vero granted, viz:
Llhue school for ten gallons floor
oil or dressing,
Eleelo school for varnish, sand pa
per, and brushes for revarnlshing tho
The request (P 1985) of William
J. Ferroira, a teacher of the Wal-
m e a school for reimburse
ment of money paid out by him for
room rent for his use, also to be al
lowed ten dollars ($10) a month for
his room rent, was also granted.
Tho request of (P 1985) M. G. San
tos, of tho Olohena school, for per
mission to plant corn, cane, or any
other culture, on a lot about 2 1-2
! acres, heretofore fenced In and used
t by the petitioner for pasturage with
. tho permission of the Board, upon
careful consideration was granted but
, for tho planting and raising of corn
I A requisition on behalf of tho Ko-
loa school for necessary supplies was
referred to tho County Road Superv
isor with full power to act in tho
premises; while tho requisition on
, behalf of the Eloelo school for ce
ment blackboards Instead of hylo
plate or wood was referred to tho
County Road Supervisor for recom
mendation and report at tho budget
meeting of the Board which will bo
held on tho 15th inst.
A reqiiest (P 198G) from tho Mc
Brydo Sugar Co., for a culvert across
tho government road in front of its
I store at Eleelo to take, during
I storms, the surplus road water and
i storm water to ono side of the
road and Into Its Irrigating ditches,
was granted upon tho motion of Mr.
Sllva, seconded by Mr. Mendes.
' Re. demand of Joo Rodrlgues for
i traveling expenses of, tho deputy
county attorney, Honorable S. K.
' Kaeo,, county attorney, pursuant to
, a request by the Board, appeared
and urged tho payment of the de
mand stating, tho jury was in ses
sion when tho expenses were Incur
red; tho services of the deputy coun
ty attorney being required at tho
time, it became necessary therefore
to incur tho bill. Tho Board after
careful consideration given this mat
ter, voted that tho oxpenses of trav
el of the deputy county attorney
from the county attorney's offico in
, Llhuo to any part of tho county
. shall bo paid by the county.
I Bids for furnishing building mater
ial for tho Makaweli new school: tho
following were received and referred
to the County Road Supervisor for
Allen & Robinson Ltd., 1st $14.
130; second $14,530.
Hofgaard & Co., Ltd, C. B., first,
$1G,075; second $1G,396.
Kauai Railway Co., $14750; second
Lewers & Cooko Ltd, first $IG,
022.G5; second $1G,53G,41.
Llhuo Store, first $15,700; second
Bids for furnishing building mater
ial etc., also for the construction of
a jail at Kapaa: the following wero
received and referred to tho County
Road Supervisor for report:
C. B. Hofgaard & Co., Ltd $12r).00
Kauai Railway Co.' 400.00
Kealla Store 523.00
Llhuo Storo 510.00
(Continued on Pago Seven)
Thero will bo a celebration of tho
Anglican communion at the residence
of J. H. Hall. Llhue, at 7:30 p. m..
on Thursday, December 15. Celebrant
tho Episcopal priest from Wainica,
Rov, M. E. Carver.
FOR GOING YEAR
The local post of tho American
Legion will hold its annual election
by mall this year to insure tho fact
that every member of tho post shall
havo an opportunity to voto for tho
officors of tho post. Horetoforo the
officers for the coming year were
eleqted at tho annual banquet of the
post. At the last meeting It was de
cided that not enough timo and con
sideration could be given to tho elec
tion at tho banquet.
Many suggestions were offered to
overcome the difficulty and finally
an election by mall was decided up
on. Each member of tho post will
bo sent an envelope containing a bal
let with the names upon them sug
geatd by the nominating committee.
There will be spaces so that If tho
motnber cares to voto for an officer
wllo has not been suggested by the
nominating committeo ho may do so.
When tho member has voted ho will
write his name on tho outside of
the envelope and mall It to tho ad
jutant of tho post. The adjutant will
turn the ballots over to the executive
committee without opening them and
tho executive committeo will canvas
the ballots and announce the result
of the election at tho annual ban
quet. The annual banquet will bo held In
Llhue on Saturday, January 14 at
tho Llhuo hotel. Frank Timberlake
Is in charge and promises tho Leg
ionairres something novel In tho way
of eats and entertainment.
Acting upon the recommendation
of the department executive commit
tee tho local post will appoint a com
mittee of two men to visit every
ex-service man who Is In a hospital
or confined to home on account of
111 health or Injuries on Christmas
Day. Pursuant to tho Legion policy
of, assisting the ox-servlce man in ev
ery manner possible, tho committeo
at tho samo time will endeavor to
find out If the post can in any way
aid any ex-service man in regard to
federal aid, compensation or employ
The post would bo very grateful
for information In regard to ox-sor
vice men who are 111 or are In any
way In need of help from tho post
It Is not necqssary for him to be a
member of tho post but tho commit
too Is anxious to know if there aro
any men who served with tho allied
forces during tho war with Germany
or tho dependents of men who lost
their lives while In the service who
aro In need of aid. All Information
should bo sent to C. W. Scrlbner,
Post Adjutant, Llhue.
KAUAI COUNTY LIBRARY
At a meeting held a short time
ago It was decided to form the Ka
ual County Free Library Association
and a committee was appointed to
draw up tho articles of incorporation
and by-laws in conformity with all
tho necessary rules and regulations
The committeo reports that they
aro now ready with tho articles and
a meeting has been called for 2:00
p. in. Saturday, December 17 at the
Moklhana hall, .Llhue.
Everyono In the county who Is In
terested In this freo library Is invited
LANES HOLD BRIDGE
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Lano gave a
very enjoyable bridge party Friday
night to a number of their Llhuo
friends. Four tables of bridge fur.
nished the entertainment during the
earlier part of tho evening.
After a delightful supper tho par
ty tested tholr skill on n few hands
of "nosey" poker. James Bodrero
was tho chief sufferer. This was not
duo to Jim's poor playing ability
but to tho fact that ho had an ex
ceptlonally fine target for tho lucky
"THE CRADLE OF BETHLEHEM"
A Christmas cantata will bo rend
ered by the augmented choir of tho
Llhuo Union church, Sunday night.
December 25. This Is n beautiful light
cantata containing messianic hope for
tho prophets and tho cntiro Bethle
hem story of tho Christ Child. A
more detailed description of Its con
tents will appear In tho next lssuo of
tho Garden Island.
LIHUE UNION CHURCH
As next Sunday will bo tho last
Sabbath before tho anniversary of
tho birthday of tho Christ, tho pas
tor will take for tho morning themo
"Tho World's Preparation for Christianity."
David Jamlcson Who has been head
luna of the Llhuo section of tho Ll
huo plantation, has resigned his po
sition to tako effect the first of
tho now year. Mr. Jamlcson Intends
to return to Honolulu and the many
friends of Mr. and Mrs. Jamlcson ro
gret their departure from the com
munity. Marcus Monsarrat, who. has been
connected with the Koloa plantation
for tho past two years, has resigned
and Is planning to move to Hono
lulu about the first of the year. Mr.
and Mrs. Monsarrat havo been prom
inent In tho social life of Kauai and
their departure will be regretted by
their many friends.
Everyone on Kauai will be pleas
ed to hear that Jimmy Tabor, tho
genial druggist of Kapaa Is up and
about again after a heavy siego of
tho flu. Jim had quite a struggle but
Is now well again and is receiving
tho congratulations of his legion of
frionds on his recovery. Jim says his
only regret Is that ho never got any
prescription out of it.
Mrs. H. P. Fayo gavo a very enjoy
able garden party for the ladles and
children of tho Kokaha and Waimea
plantations last Saturday afternoon.
About 35 children took part in tho
games and each child was presented
with a Christmas gift and box of
candy. Refreshments wero served on
tho lawn and everyono reluctantly
turned homeward at a lato hour.
J. M. Lydgate, who has, been on Ha
waii slnco May attending to ditch
construction and engineering in con
nection with Paauilo plantation, re
turned on tho Claudine Friday morn
ing. Mr. Lydgato will assume tho of
fico of territorial sub land agent for
the island of Kauai on January 1.
Mrs. A. Lydgate, wife of the late
Anthony Lydgato, for many, years
manager of Paauilo plantation, Ha
waii, was an Incoming passenger on
tho Claudine this- morning. She Is
staying with tho Lydgates in Llhue.
The passage was so rough last night
that she declares she won't leave
Kauai till tho Nawillwlll breakwater
Is finished and a big ocean liner
comes to get her.
Mrs. A. McConnell, mother of Mrs.
A. H. Case, arrived this morning for
a lengthy visit with her daughter.
H. H. (Oily) Jones returned this
morning after a business trip to
R. M. Allen of Kllauea returned
from Honolulu this morning.
Jake Woo, hte Kealla chemist, re
turned this morning after a short
vacation In Honolulu.
Manuel Agular, the Kapaa home
steader, returned after a trip to Ha
waii. KAUAI CHAMBER
TO HOLD BANQUET
The regular annual session of tho
Kauai Chamber of Commerce is to
bo hold at tho Waimea Hdtel in Wai
mea next Thursday evening, Decem
ber 15. Tho dinner is to start
promptly at G:30 o'clock and nil mem
bers are urged to bo thero on time.
Printed notices havo boon sent to
all members. If any havo been miss
ed they, should notify tho secretary,
J. H. Midkiff of Llhuo, that they aro
coming and that they want seats
reserved for them.
CONVENTION AT HILO
The Hllo Teachers' Union, which
will hold a threo day convention In
Hllo on December 28, 29 and 30, has
Invited tho Kauai teachers associa
tion .through its president, George S.
Raymond of Kapaa, to send represen
tatives to this convention, but in
view of tho fact that timo will not
permit the calling of a meeting to
select delegates, Mr. Raymond has
sent out letters to all tho principals
on Kauai to request all Kauai tnach
era who may be on tho Island of Ha
waii at that time, to make an effort
to attend this convention aa represen
tatives of the Kauai Teachers' As
sociation. Ka Halau o KaplolanI, Hale o na
Alii n Hawaii takes this means of ox
pressing its appreciation of tho as
sistance rendered by its members
and friends ,and wish especially to
thank Sheriff Rico for nllowlng tho
use of the nrmory. and chairs and
benches from the court house, Judgo
Achl for tho uso of his piano; Mrs.
R. Wilcox, and through her, tho la
dles of the Moklhana club for the
use of the chairs from the Moklhana
hall, and H. Wolters of Makco Sugar
Co., for tho uso of tho Moreland
truck for two nights.
NEW YEAR'S RACES
The biggest racing program that
has ever been attempted, on Kauai is
on the cnrdB for tho nnnual Now
Years races. Jimmy Spalding ha3 laid
out a mighty neat bunch of events
for tho racing fans of Kauai.
There will be eleven races In all
and among the novelties will bo sev
eral novice races for Japanese own
ed horses. There will also be somo
novice races for Portuguese owned
horses. All Japanese owned horses
must have a Japanese rider up and
all Portuguese owned horses must
have a Portuguese rider up.
These races aro expected to un
cover somo now talent In the racing
lino and at the same timo will pro
vide entertainment for the public on
Now Years Day. Thero Is no doubt
that every Japaneso horso that enn
hobble will be on tho track to com
pote In some race during the day.
Another feature race for tho less
famous horses will bo a three-quarter
mile race with Brldgoplayer, Din
ner Boll, Sky Boy, Gold Bryan, Gold
en Spray and Torment barred. This
will bring out several horses that
owners havo thought were good but
not good enough to beat the above
The two real races of tho day will
bo a milo and a quater opon and ono
mllo open. This will bring together
all tho above horses nnd should
make two races that will be worth
going to see.
Tho committee has mado only ono
stipulation In regard to tho program
and that Is that there must be at
least threo entries in each race in
all events or else thero will be no
race. Thero is very little doubt that
with tho largo purses that tho com
mitteo is offering that thero will be
plenty of entries in nil events.
General admission will be 50 cents,
with children 25 cents. Admission
for automobiles will bo 50 cents.
Tho following Is the program for
1 1-4 mile race, Hawaiian bred;
first purse $40; second $10; entry
2 3-S mllo race, Hawaiian bred;
purse: first $50; second $10; entry
3 1-2 milo Japanese race for horses
never having won a race (Urabl bar
red) purse: first $30; second $10;
third $5; entry $5.
4 1-2 mile Portuguese race for
horses never having won. a race;
purso: first $30; second $10; third
$G; entry $2.
5 3-4 milo race; purso: first $G0;
second $25; entry $5. (Brldgoplayer,
Dinner Bell, Sky Boy, Gold Bryan,
and Golden Spray barred).
6 1 milo Japaneso race: purso:
$100; $20; entry $10.
7 1 1-4 milo free for all; purso:
$150; $50; entry $15.
8 1 mile freo for all; purso: $100;
$20; entry $10.
9 3-8 mllo for horses nevor hav
ing won a race; purso $30; $10; $5;
10 Ono mllo cowboy race; purso:
$10; entry freo.
11 One mile cowboy relay raco;
purso: $40; entry $5 each team.
FOR MRS. JAMIESON
Mrs. David Jamlcson of Llhue has
been hte motif for a number of
bridge luncheons In tho past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Jamleson aro moving
to Honolulu the Inst of this month.
On Friday Mrs. Frank Crawford
gavo a luncheon in honor of Mrs.
Jamlcson nnd Miss Edith Rico who
has recently returned from an ex
tended tour of Europo. About twelve
of tho guests' frionds wero Invited.
Saturday, Mrs. Charles Rico gavo
another luncheon and bridge for Mrs.
Jamleson. Twenty Llhuo ladies wero
HAOLES AND LEGION
TO MEET SUNDAY
Tho Haolos and Legion basoball
game was postponed last Sunday on
account of the rain. Tho gamo will
bo held next Sunday at Llhuo. Tho
feed will ho held Saturday night be
fore tho gamo and tho losers will set
tle up with tho winners aftor tho