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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL, 17.' NO. 51.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. DECEMBER 20, 1921
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Masked bandits, a hold up at the
point of a revolver, an automobile
chase, pollco with shot guns and
the final capture of the bandits,. It
sounds like a mall robbery In New
York City or else a movie scenario
but It Is neither It Is an actual oc
curanco on Kauai.
Tuesday evening, tho two masked
bandits held up the paying
off of a tannemushl In Hanalei
about 10 o'clock. Thoy lined up the
Japaneso who wero taking part and
took tho proceeds. After telling the
Japanese to remain quiet, they dash
ed for an auto that was waiting
outside tho house. The machine
started toward Kapaa and tho Jap
anese hurried and Informed Deputy
Sheriff Werner of the hold-up. The
lights of tho car could be seen on
tho hill climbing out of tho valley.
Sheriff Werner telephoned Deputy
Sheriff Hano at Kapaa and ho Im
mediately called his men and started
to meet tho-car. The first two men
had Just got as far as the old chim
ney on the Kapaa flat when they
saw a car coming toward them at a
rapid rate of speed. They ordered it
to halt, but It dashed right by them
without slacking up. Officers Kaiu
and Lono were about a quarter of
a mile behind the first two officers.
Thoy also ordered the car to stop
and when It showed no signs of doing
so opened fire upon it. Lono had
a shot-gun and Kalu a revolver.
They chased the car and In going
through Kapaa mistook the car of
Lester Alexander for the bandits.
Thoy overtook Alexander and he
told them that the car had turned
mauka at the Kapaa post office. The
pollco then started mauka and met
a car of the same make that was
used by the bandits and asked the
driver it he had passed a car. He
said that he had passed a car with
out any lights going mauka at a very
fast rate. The police commandered
his car and scoured all over Kapaa
homesteads but could not find a trace
of the bandits or their car.
Finally near daybreak tho police
returned to Kapaa and Sheriff Hano
had become suspicious of the actions
of the driver of the commandeered
car and decided to investigate. He
found one side of the car riddled
with shot from Lono's gun. He placed
tho driver under arrest and the boy
broke down and confessed, Implicat
ing a number of Filipinos.
The police got busy and before
long had rounded up the whole gang
William Opto was tho driver of the
car and he will bo tho principal wit
ness for tho prosecution at tho trial.
The Filipinos arrested and com
mitted to the circuit court for trial
are Mariano Milan, Rofino Maxim,
Casamlro Aragono, Francisco Filipe.
WHEN CAR SKIDS
Miss Inez 'Sandusky ,a teacher in
tho Eleelo school was painfully In
jured when tho car In which she
was riding skidded and went over
tho bank last Tuesday afternoon.
The accident - occurred at tho foot
of tho Wahlawa hill.
Miss Sandusky, In tho company of
Miss Leveridgo and, Miss Kelly, also
teachers in the Eleelo school, were
returning from a ride to Kalaheo.
being driven by Mrs. Watase. The
road was very slippery, duo to a
rain that was falling at tho time. As
tho car noared tho turn at tho foot
of the hill it started to skid and
got out of control. It finally slid off
tho road and turned over, landing
in tho bottom of the gulch. All the
other passengors wore thrown clear
except Miss Sandusky who was pin
ned under the car. She was remov
ed from her precarious position and
taken to her homo, whore It was
found that she was suffering from
very painful bruises, but no bones
That tho accident did not result
more seriously is only a miracle, as
tho car fell considerable distance to
tho stony bottom of tho gulch.
Mrs. G. W. Klrkaldy and daughter,
Miss N. Klrkaldy, are visiting Mr.
and Mrs. C. J. Brcnham of Port
Allen during the holidays.
Kapaa Notes J
Georgo S. Raymond, principal of
Kapaa school, departed last week
for Maul via Honolulu to spend tho
holidays with Mrs. Raymond, who Is
at her parents' homo at Walakoa,
Ezo Malda, field luna with tho
Hawaiian Canneries since 1013, Is
leaving today for Japan to visit his
former homo. Ho expects to return
to Hawaii In Juno.
The Misses Schuchholz, Murphy
and Irwin, teachers at tho Kap.a
3cliool took passage on tho Claud
lno last week for Honolulu, from
whonce they will pay a visit to
Madame Pelo at Kilauea before re
turning for tho next school term.
Miss Alice Wong and Miss Ella
Aslng, also members of the faculty
of Kapaa school, wero so anxious
to spend an extra day In Honolulu
that they braved all tho terrors of
tho deep and boarded tho Llkellko
last Friday for Honolulu Instead of
waiting for tho Claudlno on Satur
day. Manuel R. Agular Jr., homestead
er, returned from a trip to Hawaii
last week, but is still a member in
good standing of tho bachelor's club.
His activities, however, will shortly
be curtailed, as the engagement of
Miss Ignaclo of Papalkou to Mr.
Agular has already been, announced.
Vincent Rodrlgues , son of Joo Rod
rigues, is back to spend tho holi
days with his parents. Ho is a stu
dent at St. Louis.
Due "to the lack of patrons, Antono
Fernandez, local movie magnate, has
cut down his shows from six to flvo
showings a week. We don't blame
him, either, as capacity houses seem
to exist only in one's imagination
K. C. HOPPER AND WIFE
RETURN FROM VACATION
SPENT ON MAINLAND
K. C. Hopper, editor of the Garden
Island, accompanied by Mrs. Hopper,
returned to 'their home In Lihuo last
Friday morning after a four months'
vacation spent In touring tho Pacific
coast by automobile. Their travels
in which thc'y were accompanied by
their daughter i Miss Thelma, took
them over the greater portions of
Oregon and California where thoy
visited most of the national parks,
lakes and watering places. They al
so attended the big round-up at Pen
Miss Thelma remained at Ber
keley where she will enter tho Uni
versity of California to take up the
study of Journalism and commercial
DR. HARADA MAKES
SPEAKING TOUR, KAUAI
Dr. T. Harada, professor of Japan
ese language and history In tho
University of Hawaii, arrived on
Kauai last Friday morning. Rev.
Patrick Takahashi, pastor of tho Li
huo Japanese church met Prof. Har
ada at the landing, and after break
fasting and a short rest, conducted
him on a short tour of calls upom
the principal peoplo of tho com
munity. In tho evening tho leading Japan
eso of.ttio Llhue district tendered a
banquet at the Llhue hotel .after!
which they adjourned to the Tip-
Top Theater, whero Prof. Harada
delivered a lecturo .In Japanese on
"Japaneso nationality; Past and Fu
ture" Sunday morning at the Llhue Jap
anese church, Prof. Harada deliver
ed a sermon on "Trusting' God." At
'2:00 o'clock In tho afternoon at the
Tip-Top Theater ho gave an Intense
ly interesting lecturo on "Religious
Reconstruction In Japan," tho text,
of which is as follows:
Prof. Harada spoke at Wahlawa,
Monday night, To night ho will
speak at Hanapope, Wednesday night
at Makaweli, Thursday night at
Walmea and Friday night at Keka
ha. Ho returns to Honolulu Friday
KILLED IN MILL
A Japanese mill man was Instant
ly killed last Thursday morning at
Kilauea when the loose end of his
sweater got caught In a cog-wlieel.
Ho was drawn onto tho big cogs
and crushed to death.
Tho coroner's Inquest reported
an accidental death
"For 'tis always fair weather
When good fellows get together "
In spite of a hard, driving but much
needed rain, tho annual banquet ses
sion of the Kauai Chamber of Com
merce was hold at tho Walmea Hotel
last Thursday night and was well at'
tended. Tho rain dldn'tA dampen tho
spirits of tho dinars in the least, al
though some of thorn camo from
Hanalei, a good fifty-mile drive.
Promptly at 7 o'clock, President
Wlshard ordered tho dining room
doors opened to tho members. Two
long tables wero filled. Every plate
was taken; every seat was filled;
and there was no-one without a seat.
Every man who said that ho would
bo present was there.
In the business session that fol
lowed tho banquet the following now
members were elected: A. Brauo,
Frank Burns.i R. H. Hagood, K. M.
Ahana, Louis Souza, C. K. Tern,
Charles Christian, H. S. Sheldon and
After these members had beon duly
elected, T. Brandt of Walmea wel
comed the chamber members from all
over the island who had braved the
storms to attend. "Tho Kauai Cham
ber of Commerce," ho said, "stands
for all Kauai. Boost the Chamber
of Commerce and you boost Kauai."
Some discussion arose about the
election of new members. In tho past
new-comers to the community, who
It was thought would make good
members of the chamber, have, at
times, been proposed and elected
without previously consulting them.
Onco or twice tho men have stated
that they would have preferred to
have beon consulted first, although
In a large majority of such cases
they gladly accepted membership and
duties of tho chamber. But It was
unanimously decided that In tho fu
ture no name would be proposed un
less the man had previously been
J. I. Silva, for many years tho trea
surer of the Chamber of Commerce,
suggested that in tho future all
meetings bo held on moonlight even
ings and that ono meeting each year
be held In Walmea, one at Eleele,
one at Koloa and one at Kapaa, all
other meetings to bo held at Llhue.
This, ho said, would permit many
people who are unable to attend in
tho afternoons to be present and
would more evenly equalize tho dis
tance traveled by tho various mem
bers. Mr. Sllva's suggestion .as to the
places for meetings was not well
taken, although tho evening sugges
tion seemed good. F. S. Pugh of Ele
elo made a motion that in tho future
all meetings bo held at night. Mr.
Silva seconded this motion. H. D.
Sloggett of Grove Farm amended tho
motion so that tho president could
call spocial meetings at any timo and
place he saw fit. Both tho amend
ment and tho motion passed unani
Frank Crawford of Lihuo made' a
motion that the next meeting be hold
Thursday night, February 23rd at tho
Lihuo high school, accepting an li
.vltatlon formerly made by that In
stitution. C. B. Hofgaard seconded
tho motion and It was passed.
At this tlmo, T. Brandt of Walmea
stated that tho prosldent, H. D.
Sloggett ,of tho Kauai Automobile
Club was present and that ho would
like to hear what tho club was do
ing. Mr. Sloggett said that tho club
has been quietly working for sever
al months to help make reckless driv
ers on tho Island bo moro careful.
Many such drivers have beon report
ed to tho proper authorities who have
promptly taken tho necessary action
to stop tho carelessness.
E. H. W. Broadbont stated that
ho had several conversations with
members of tho American Legion a
bout the now vocational training
system that they were advocating
for tho public schools. Ho stated,
while ho thinks vocational training
is tho proper thing for Hawaii, ho
Is not sure that placing it," as ad
vocated, in all the public schools is
ndvisahlo or not. Combining tho or
dinary school course with tho vari
ous lines of practical training is
(Continued on Pago Sovon)
NEW YEAR'S RACES
BEST THIS SEASON
Entries for tho big racing program
on New Years aro beginning to como
in and on paper tho card appears
to bo the best yot hold on tho Island.
Interest Is centering around tho mile
and a quarter free for all, in which
Termont will meet Brldgeplayer and
Dinner Bell. Tormont gavo tho Fer
nandez mare a great race last year
with very little training and as the
Prlncovlllo stallion has had tho best
of conditioning this year, many fol
lower, of tho sport of kings, expect
Tormont to havo tho honor of being
tho first horse to defeat Brldgeplay
er on Kauai.
Termont will meet Gold Bryan and
Brldgeplayer In the mile, and this
race Is also expected to bo ono of
the best of the day.
Ono of tho best races of tho sea
son will be tho three-eighths In
which Sky Boy, Pegasus, Gold Bryan
and Golden Spray will meet. These
four horses aro tho best on Kauai
for this distance and exports aro
stating that a blanket -will cover all
four horses at tho finish.
There are so many horses training
for the Japaneso and Portuguese no
vice races at Walpoull that Jimmy
Spalding has been forced to ap
point Johnson as traffic cop to keep
tho track from being congesled.
Johnson has a busy timo keeping
the traffic from getlng blocked when
some Japanese Jockey wants to run
his horso the wrong way. Johnson
says that Eddy Fountain has a cinch
directing traffic at tho Llhue cor
ner on boat days compared with this
Tho complete program with tho en
tries to date is as follows:
First race 3-8 mile Hawaiian bred.
First $40; second $10; entry $5.
Second raco: 1 1-4 mile. First $150;
second $50; entry $15.
Dinner Bell Sakamoto
Third raco: 1-2 mile Japaneso own
ers and riders. First $30; second
$10; third $5.
Charlie I Ishlkawa
Maul Girl Masuda
Wal Tal Nekonlshl
Walpoull Girl Arakakl
Fourth race: 1-4 mile Hawaiian
bred. First $40; second $10.
Sky Boy Tashlma
Sliver Dust Fernandez
Fifth race: 1-2 mile Portuguese
owners and riders. First $30; second
$10; third $5.
Blue Bird M. Rapoza
Carrie John Rapoza
Sixth race: 3-8 mile for horses
never having won raco. (UrabI bar
red). First $20; second $10; third
Wal Tal Nekonlshl
Mary J. Hlga.
Maul Girl Masuda
Walpoull Girl Arakakl
Seventh raco: 1 mllo free for all.
First. $100; second $20. ,
Gold Bryan Fernandez
Eighth raco: 3-4 mile. (Brldgeplay
er, Gold Bryan, Tormont, Dinner
Boll, Golden Spray and Sky Boy
barred). First $50; second $25.
' Bootblack Fernandez
Silver Dust Fernandez
Bubbling Water Spalding
Ninth race: 1 mile Japanese horses.
First $100; second $25.
Dinner Boll Sakamoto
Golden Spray Rlkemaru
Sky Boy Tashlma
Tenth race: 1 mllo cowboy race.
Eleventh raco: 1 mllo cowboy re
lay. First $40.
Moro entries are expected by tho
committee especially in tho Japan
eso and Portuguese races.
THE CHRISTMAS STORY IN
SONG AND TABLEAU
Following is tho program to be
given at tho Community Christmas
Tree at tho Lihuo Armory next Mon
Prelude: Instrumental music and
1. Tho Christmas Story, from Luko.
2. Carol: The First Noel by Chll-
3. Tableau: Tho Herald Angols.
4. Women's Chorus: Glory to God
in tho Highest.
5. Tableau: Tho Shepherds.
G. Song and Tableau: Three Icings
of tho Orient.
7. Carol: O Little Town of Bethle
8. Tableau: Tho Manger Scene.
9. Chorus: Nazareth, and carol
10. Tableau: Tho Adoration.
11. Carol: O Como, all Yo Faithful.
Mrs. W. N. Stewart returned to
Lihuo last Friday, after two weeks
vacation in Honolulu.
Louis and Sam Wilcox are visit
ing with their grandparents at Grove
Mrs. K Jensen of Kapaa was a re
turning passenger on the Claudlne
William Searby of the American
Factors Ltd., spent two days on tho
Garden Island last week.
Dr. T. Harada, of tho University
of Hawaii, returns to Honolulu on
tho Claudlno Friday.
E. A. Knudsen returned to Koloa
last Friday fropi a short business
trip to Honolulu.
Josephine Moragne, senior student
at Punahou, Is homo for tho Christ
Walter Ekiund and wife are again
on the Garden Island, after a few
days visit in Honolulu.
Chas. S. Dole Is among the Ka
uaians leaving this evening to spend
Christmas In Honolulu.
J. H. Hall, electrician for Llhue
Plantation, Is leaving this evening
to spend the holidays in Honolulu.
Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Hopper are
again on the Garden Island. They
have spent tho past four months
touring tho western states.
W. F. Sanborn, manager of the
Hanalei ranch returned to his home
last Friday from a short business
trip to Honolulu.
Miss Martha Wolters, who Is at
tending Punahou school In Honolulu
is spending the Christmas" vacation
with her parents at Kealia.
M. Melancon, sugar boiler of the
McBryde Sugar company, returned
to his duties last Saturday after a
few days In the big town. ,
Mrs. Herman Wolters, wife of H,
Wolters, manager of the Makeo SU'
gar Co., returned to Kealia last Frl
day after a mouth In Honolulu.
Jack Sanborn, student at the Ho
nolulu Military Academy, is spend
ing the holidays with his parents at
Richard Quinn, government engl
neor in chargo of the Nawiliwlll liar
bor project, arrived on tho Claudlne
Richard Sloggett Is home for the
holidays. Dick has beon making
quite a name for himself as a foot
ball player at Punahou.
Mrs. R. H. Hagood of Kealia re
turned to tho Garden Island Friday.
She has been visiting friends In Ho
nolulu for tho past two weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Christian and
son, Stanley, are leaving for Hono
lulu this evening where they will
spend tho holidays.
George Armitage,-. secretary of the
Hawaiian Promotion Bureau, return
ed to Honolulu Saturday after two
days' promotion work on tho Gar
LIHUE UNION CHURCH
Next Sunday morning the annual
Christmas service will bo held in
this church, when "Tho World's
most wonderful story will be retold"
Sunday night at 7:30 tho choir
will render a Christmas cantata.
"Tho Cradle of Bethlehem," by
Bergo. "Tho Star of Bethlehem"
by Stophen Adams, will bo sung by
Mrs. Henry T. Sheldon.
Cantata contents and singers ara
1. Organ Introduction.
2. Baritone Recltatlvo and Aria
"Hearken Unto Me, My Peoplo,"
Judge Wm. Achl.
3. Tonor Recltatlvo: ""For Unto Us
a Child is Born," Mr. R. W. Bay
less. 4. Chorus: "Wonderful, Counsellor,
tho Mighty God," Choir.
5. Solo and Chorus: "Now When JO'
sus was Born," Mrs. K. C Ahana
G. Men's Trio and Male Chorus: "We
Three Kings of Orient Are."
7. Soprano Solo: "There's a Song In
tho Air," Mrs. William Rico Jr.
8. Carol "It Camo Upon tho Mid
night Clear," the Choir.
9. Pastoral Organ.
10, Tenor Recltatlvo; "And Thero
were In the Same Country, Shep
herds Abiding In the Field."
11. Alto Solo: "Fear Not, for Behold
I bring You Good Tidings," Mrs.
K. C. Ahana.
12. Soprano Recltatlvo: "And Sud
denly Thero Was With tho An
13. Ladles' Chorus: "Glory to God
In the Hlghest.'-
14. Tenor Solo: "O Little Town of
Bethlehem," Mr. Wm. Stewart.
1G. Finale: Chorus.
It was a delightful ovening that
was spent on Saturday evening, De
cember 17th, at Walmea hall, on tho
occasion of Kauai Masonic Club's an
nual banquet, to which all Kuuai
Masons, their wives, sweethearts and
mothers and daughters, had been In
vited to attend, and the Walmea
Masons proved themselves capital
,Tho banquet was furnished by tho
Walmea hotel and served at tho hall
by a bevy of appropriately clad la
dles and girls of tho Walmoa schools
Tho hall had been decorated in a
very befitting manner by tho ladles
of Walmea, by palms, ferns, banana
trees and potted plants nnd flowers.
Music was furnished by an Hawaii
Tho program was elaborate and
was brought to a finish at about
11:30 o'clock, after which Bomo time
was spont in dancing.
Dr. R. H. Hagood was tho toast
master of tho evening, and made a
fow preliminary remarks, calling on
the several persons, onumcratod on
the program, for responses.
Dr. Glalsyer gavo a reading en
titled "Th6 Mother Lodge" (from Kip
ling) In tho form of a poem, and -was
very well received. C. B. Hofgaard
gavo a number during the evening;
one a story, and another entitled
"Masonic Sidelights," comparing tho
Masonic rites to matrimonial rites.
I t was quite humorous and was
given applause by much laughter.
Tho reading "Making a Mason," by
Mrs. Pearl Bayless, brought forth
gales of laughter.
One of the pleasing numbers of
the program was a duet rendered by
Messrs. Achl and Bayless a se
lection from Schubert.
J. H. Coney gave1 three, witty stor
le and following this was a very
fine reading by Miss C o 1 b e rt,
which was encored. Then Rev1. Bay
less was called for another number
entitled "Masonic Drybones," but
which wore not so dry as the title
Then followed a very pleasing vo
cal solo by Mrs. Rogers, a darkey
Jubilee melody, which was encored.
This proved to be so taking that
Mrs. Rogers responded with three
numbers. Mrs. Bayless was tho ac
companist. Another comical paper was given
by Mrs. Wm. Rice Jr., entitled "Tho
To close tho program a very fine
solo was rendered by Judge William
Achl, and being encored, responded
with two mpro numbers, ending
with his sing "My Rosary."
All sang at tho close. Aloha Oo,
after which there was dancing.
SPEEDING SCHOOL BOY
Last Friday morning an accident
occurred at Grovo Farm that might
havo been serious. A Ford car, driv
en by Klyoshl Tanaka, a student of
the high school, and residing in Ka
loa. ran Into C. A. Nelson's Oak
land touring car. Both cars were
wrecked, but no ono was seriously
Mr. Nelson was driving out of
Sam Carter's gato onto the main
road, with Mrs. Carter and tho Nel
son children in tho car. Tho Ford
car coming along at a high rate of
speed, struck tho sldo of tho Nel
son car, turning It complotoly around.
Tho Ford ran on nnd turned up tho
bank and Into tho fenco by tho side
of tho road.
As both cars wero full of passen
gers it was a wondor that no ono
Tho speeding Ford drlvor was
handed Into court Monday morning
whore Judgo Wm. Achl, aftor giv
ing him a sovere lecturo, put him
on probation for six months. He
will havo to report to tho Judgo ev
ery week and nnother offenso of
this kind will cost him his license.
INMATES OF MAHELONA
HOSPITAL TO ENJOY X-MAS
Throueh thn klnilnnsa nf rnnnv
eood friends of thn
lona Memorial hospital, the Inmates
of that Institution will havo an en
joyable Christmas, with a tree, ap
propriate exercises, music and ev
erything that goes to make tho Yule-
uqo a timo ot joy.
For several days past cars havo
been arriving at tho hospital, do
positing packages and bundles that
aro destined to mako those hearts
The Y. M. C. A. will send out nn
orchestra to mako music for tho