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WE WISH YOU A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR
3. W. Wilcox 12-31;
TABLISHED 1904. VOL. 18. NO. 1.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. JANUARY 3, V2h- I.'',
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I William Werner Dies
Deputy Sheriff William Werner,
of Hanaloi, died of heart failure at
his homo about 1:00 o'clock this
morning. Tho news came as a shock
to tho entire community, as Mr. Wor.
ner appeared to bo In good health
and only yesterday was seen In his
car at Lihue.
Mr. Werner was a native of Ka
uai, having been born at Moola
about 45 years ago. Ho has lived at
Hanalel for some 25 years, whore
he has been prominent In public
WM. W. WRIGHT DIES
William W. Wright, Jr.. for sev
eral years past connected with Li
hue plantation, died at tho Queen's
Hospital in Honolulu, last Thurs
day evening. The. Immediate cauao
of death was a hemorrhage caused
from a bursted kidney. Funeral ser
vices were held at 3 o'clock on Fri
day afternoon, interment taking
place at tho Nuuanii cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Wright had gone to
Honolulu to spend Christinas. Up
on arriving there ho was taken vio
lently ill and was placed in the hos
pital. It thought at first that he was
suffering from pneumonia.
Mr. Wright was born In New
Zealand In 1880 and came to Hawaii
whon two years old. Ho was married
about two months ago to Miss Bor
tha Ebeling, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Ebeling of Makcweli, and is
survived by his widow, two sistora
and two brothers.
Ho was educated in local schools
and was formerly connected with the
First National Bank of Hawaii. Ho
was later a purser of tho cable
steamer Restorer. Ho served with
the British forces, during tho world
war and accepted tho position of
plantation luna when he returned
from tho war.
RECREATION TO BE
DISCUSED BY SOCIAL
Tho Social Service Association
will hold its next meeting on Satur
day, January 7th, at 2 p. m. at the
Mokihana hall. Lihue. E. L. Dam
krogcr will speak on "Tho Recroa
tion Program for tho Plantation,"
Miss Roe will tell of "Recreation
and the Home," and Neil Locke of
the Y. M. C. A. will discuss "The
IfliPurposo of Play." Mr. Locke will
;tell of new methods of conducting
X athletics, field plays, etc., in which
not only the best athletics but every
Tjjman gets into tho game. This topic
ers and those, conducting athletics
jand games of any kind, and a cor
dial invitation is extended to all to
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION AT
MAKAWELI COMMUNTY HOUSE
The Makaweli Christmas celebra
tion which was nostnoned on ac
i count of rains, was held New Year's
eve at the community house. Mem
bers of tho Hawaiian and Japanese
Christian churches of Waimea, un
der the leadership of Mrs. Wright
lielped materially in the program,
4 with several exceedingly good ta
' bleaux. After the exorcises i candj
was distributed. There were about
1500 people present.
THRIFT VEEK COMMITTEE
WILL MEET TOMORROW
The comniltteo In chargo of Thrift
Week will meet at tho Mokihana
hall, Lihue, tomorrow (Wednesday)
afternoon at 1 o'clock for tho pur
poso of organization and arranging
for the coming campaign which be
Kins January 17th. Tho committeo
Is as follows: H. D. Sloggett, Th.
Brandt A Mcnofogllo, J. MIdkift,
Miss Bernico Hundley. Miss Elsie
Wilcox, F. Jennings, K. C. Hopper,
Dr. A. H. Waterhouso, F. Homor
and C. A. Baggott.
George S. Raymond, principal of
tho Kapaa government school, who
spent tho holidays on Maul, where
1 Mrs. Raymond Is visiting her par
ents, returned by tho Claudlno last
A now garage Is under construc
tion on a portion of Heo Fat's lot
adjoining the present rice mill. A
Chinese from Kapaia is financing
tho now concern.
Walter Eklund. enterprising rep
resentative of tho von Hamm-Young
Co., Ltd., on Kauai, is commanding
quite a bit of atention with a Baby
Overland which came out of the
paint shop as white as a snowball.
Rev. I. Kaauwai, of tho Hawaiian
church, has leased tho eastern por
tion of his lot to T. Yoshitaku, a
Japanese, who has begun the erec
tion of a residence on tho site. .
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Homer of
Kealia welcomed tho arrival of their
lirst child, a girl, at their homo last
The Hawaiian Canneries Co., fin
ished their 1921 packing season last
week with a gross pack of 75.575
cases. This is tho largest pack over
put up by the company, tho provlous
high water mark being made in 191S
when the crop yielded 74,000 cases.
Their 1922 crop is expected to yield
Although rain was absent on Sat
urday evening, tho old year passed
away without much ceromony. Oc
casional explosions of fireworks
ruined an otherwise quite demise of
1921, and serenadcrs were less num
erous than In previous years.
Local plantations all declared a
holiday on Saturday instead of on
Monday, expecting all employees to
show up for work on Monday. All
others showed up except a large
number of Japanese employees, who
disregarded the wish of their em
ployers and laid off Monday to cele
brate the new year.
Beginning January 1, 1922, the Ma
kee Sugar Co., and Hawaiian Can
neries Co. will, ship their finished
product via Ahukini and also receive
their incoming supplies via the same
route. This now arrangement has
beon mado possible by tho comple
tion of tho Ahukini wharf, and will
effect a saving in transportation
costs to both concerns.
The Bank of Kauai, Ltd. starts
the New Year with tho name of
"The Hawaiian Bank of Commerce
Kauai Branch." The Bank of Ka
uai is no longer in existence and
the business of tho concern will be
r.dministered under the same man
agement through tho head office of
the Hawaii Bank of Commerce in
JAPANESE UNION SERVICE
AT KOLOA NEXT SUNDAY
The Japanese! Christian churches
of Kauai will hold a union service
at Koloa next Sunday, beginning at
10:30 with a sermon by Rev. Patrick
Takahashi, who will speak on "Our
New Year's Message." At 12 o'clock
a luncheon will bo served to tho vis
Beginning at 1:30 p. m., Rev.
Ralph W. Baylcss and Rov. Hall
will address tho convention! after
which the delegates from tho vari
ous districts will be heard from.
MOKIHANA CLUB MEETS
AT LIHUE SOCIAL HALL,
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4
Tho Mokihana Club will meet at
tho Lihue Social Hall on Wednes
day, January 4, 1922, at 2:30 p. m.
Rev. Royal G. Hall, of Koloa will
bo tho speaker of the afternoon,
tailing for his subject "Tho Building
of tho American. Spirit" A short
musical program has been arranged
Hostesses for tho afternoon will
bo Mrs. I. J. Hogg, Mrs. Jennings
Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Ashton Hogg, Mrs.
Nelson and Mrs. Harden.
AUTO NUMBER PLATES
HAVE NOT ARRIVED
Owing to inability to get number
plates and other necessary items in
time, County Treasurer K. C. Ahana
states that ho is not yet ready to
collect motor vehicle taxes. Ho hopes
that by tho end of tho month ho
will bo properly equipped to go
ahead with tho work.
I Kapaa Notes j
Giant Petition on Labor
Bill to be Circulated
A gigantic petition to bo sent to
Washington in favor of tho Hawaii
labor relief bill was Introduced bv
Governor Wallace R. Furrington at
a meeting of tho Hawaii Civic clui
last week. This petition is to be
circulated throughout tho territory
and It Is hoped to secure 20,000 sig
natures to tho petition.
Tho club passed a resolution pro
testing against any reduction in the
I tariff on sugar. This resolution to
gether with similar resolutions adop
ted by the Chamber of Commerce
and others, will bo sent to Wash'
President H. D. Wishard, of the
Kauai Chamber of Commerce, has
called a special meeting of that
body im tako action on these ques
tions. The meeting will bo held at
the county building next Friday af
ternoon at 3 o'clock. All members
of the chamber aro requested to bo
POND COMPANY HEAD
PAYS LONG DEFERRED
VISIT TO KAUAI
Percy M. Pond, president of the
Pond. Company, Ltd., of- Honolulu,
visited Kauai last week, arriving on
Friday morning and returning Sat
urday afternoon. Mr. Pond's visit
was for the purpose of looking into
conditions here, both business and
general, with a view to establishing
a permanent agency on Kauai. Ho
rather shame-faccdly admitted that
this was his first visit to tho Gar
den Island, but he, camo right out
like a man and stated that tho loss
was his as ho did not realize what
he had beon missing all these years.
Now that ho has seen part of tho
island ho says they could not keep
him from coming again unless thoy
put him in jail.
In company with C. M. Kephart,
Mr. Pond mado a partial tour of tho
island. Ho was delighted with our
scenery and deeply impressed with
the business possibilities of our
Sunday afternoon about 2fi0 young
boys and girls gathered at tho Jap
anese language school house for a
genuine afternoon of play, amuse
ment and culture. After some infor
mal games all of tho little fellows
wero ushered Into tho school build
ing where appropriate exorcises wero
put on by tho members of tho vari
ous grades. At the conclusion of
this part of tho program, brief ad
dresses were given by Rev. Bayless
and Rov. Takahashi. Much credit
is due Mr. and Mrs. Miwa for their
splendid Americanization work with
tho youth, with whom thoy como in
W. R. HOBBY PROMOTED
TO HEAD LUNA FOR LIHUE
W. R. Hobby, for the past year
and a halt civil engineer for Lihue
plantation, has been promoted to
head luna to fill tho vacancy caus-
ed by tho recent resignation of Da
Mr. and Mrs. Jamieson aro leav
ing for Honolulu this ovening where
they will make their futuro home.
During their re3idenco of about two
years at Lihuo, the Jamicsons have
mado many sincere friends who will
regret their departure.
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Case, of Maui,
who havo been spending tho holi
days with their son, A. II. Case of
Lihue, returned to their homo last
LIHUE UNION CHURCH
Tho regular quarterly com
munion service of this church
will bo held next Sunday morn
ing. All members of tho church
and members of other commu
nions aro cordially reminded
and invited to bo present and
sharo In this sorvico. An oppor
tunity will ho give n thoso do
siring to become affiliated with
this church by membership.
Communicate with tho pastor.
.J. J. .J. J .J. J. .J. .J. .X. .
Krazy Klothes Kabaret
Proves Howling Success
"Tho best party of its kind ever
put on, on Kauai," is the verdict of
nil those who attended the Krazy
Klothes Kabaret at Kilauca, New
Years eve,. There was something
doing overy minute for tho enter
tainment of tho guests and tho cli
max was reached when a bevy of
beauties burst upon the floor led
by Miss Frances Smith and gave
ono of the snappiest Tevues that has
been seen outside of the Winter
Garden. Thoro was many a New
York producer who would have giv
en his fortune to corral that flock
of pippins that graced the floor at
Kllauea that ovening. Everyone was
a beauty and dressed to the minute
but about threo-quartors of them
seemed to be bothered with very
hoavy colds and could not get
abovo the barltono notes. This did
not detract one bit from any of the
numbers but in fact gavo It added
Tho dancing of the chorus was all
that ono could wish, though It must
be admitted that tho ponies on the
ends showed considerable more
graco than their more statuesque
Aiapaki Smith's orchestra furnish
ed the music for both tho revue and
tho dancing by the guests that took
place between tho cabaret numbers.
At midnight the Now Year was
welcomed with a riot of noiso and
fun, every typo of noiso machine
known to man seemed to be pros,
ent. Dancing continued until a lato
hour and when tho guests did wend
their way homeward it was with
satisfaction that thoy had spent a
wonderful ovening that will long bo
Tho Kilauea Klub certainly should
bo congratulated for tho success of
the evening not 'only from tho enter
tainment standpoint, but for the
novelty of the affair.
A JOLLY TIME AT MAKAWELI
Tho annual masquorndo ball giv
en by tho people of Makawoli on
Now Years eve was ono of tho most
successful and Jolly affairs ever
given by that enterprising commun
ity. People camo from far and near
to join onco again in this delight
ful annual event, which has become
an institution. Early in tho ovening
tho floor was filled with jolly folk
from nearly overy clime on earth
and each ono seemed to vleing
with tho other in having a good
Tho music this year was furnish
ed by tho newly organized local jazz
orchestra and was well received by
tho merry inakcrs.
Tho announcement has been mado
by card, of tho engagement of Ger
trude .oldest daughter of Judge and
Mrs. C. B. Hofgaard, of Waimea,
Kauai, T. H., to Arthur Georgo Clut
terbuck, second son of Mr. and Mrs.
H. Clutterbuck, of Clactonon-Sea,
Essexi England. Mr. Clutterbuck,
who first camo to tho islands at tho
beginning of 1920, has been connect
ed with the firm of C. B. Hoofgard
& Co., Ltd., since last spring. Ho
served for nearly fivo years through
out tho European war as a lieuten
ant in tho British army. Tho wed
ding will tako placo early in the
Now Year at Waimea.
J. M. LYDGATE NEW
J. M. Lydgato, of Llhuo, took over
tho offlco this morning as sub land
agent for tho Island of Kauai, suc
ceeding G. W. Sahr, who has occu
pied that post for tho past three
years, and who lately resigned and
left for tho mainland. Mr. Lydgato
is peculiarly fitted for tho position
as he is undoubtedly the best in
formed man on Kauai lands thero Is
on tho island.
Mr .and Mrs. F. H. Aaser, of Ko
kaha, wero hosts at a most enjoy
able dinner party on Monday oven
ing, December 2Cth. Much to tho
surprise of .Mr. and Mrs. Aaser. tho
guests came in fancy costume. After
dinner games and dancing was en
joyed. In tho party wero Mr. and
Mrs. Balestor. Miss Elsio Yost, Miss
Dorothy Steltz; Max Bolto and H.
Mrs. H. D. Wishard returned this
morning from Honolulu.
Herman Rohrio is returning to
Honolulu this ovening after spending
tho holidays in Llhuo, his old home.
Mrs. Trowbridge, of Kapaa, return
ed from Honolulu by the Claudiue
last Friday morning.
Mrs. T. E. Longstreth of Lihue,
returned Friday from Honolulu,
whero she has been visiting her par
ents. Judge Lyle A. Dickey returned on
Friday from spending Christmas
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
H. Dickey., in Honolulu.
Miss Elsie Yost, who has been
delightfully entertained by Mrs. Ro
bert Ballester, of Eleele, left for
town last Saturday, accompanied by
Miss Dorothy Steltz.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Crcevey of Ma
kaweli wero among the passenger ar
riving from Honolulu last Friday
Miss Janet Scott of Kilauea, has
boen spending tho holiday season
with Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Fountuin,
George Ewart Jr., who has been
in Honolulu tho past two weeks was
among tho incoming passengers this
C. A. Baggott, who has been, in
Honolulu tho past two weeks was
among tho incoming passengers this
William Ebeling, sugar boiler for
Makaweli plantation, accompanied
by his daughter, Mrs. Win. Wright,
returned from Honolulu this morn
ing. Supervisor H. D. Wishard return
ed Friday morning from his Christ
mas vacation spent with his son
Leslie and family at Union Mill, Ko
Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Bush and young
son returned to their homo at Ka
paa, Friday morning after an ab
sence of a month. Mr. Bush wont
to tho mainland as a delegate to tho
American Legion convention.
Miss Dorothy Steltz, of Eleele,
school, and Miss Mallo Hastle, who
has been teaching in Honolulu,
havo secured mutual transfers, be
ginning January 3rd. Miss Steltz
will teach in Honolulu and Miss
Ilastlo will tako Miss Steltz' place
KAUAI LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
At the two public meetings hold
in tho Mokihana hall, October 15,
and December 17, tho problem and
possibility of a county free library
for Kauai was thoroughly discussed.
At the last meeting articles of In
corporation, which had been drawn
by Phillip Rice, wero considered
and finally adopted. These articles
called for a managing board of trus
tees, to havo ontlro control of tho
free library, of Kauai, in conjunc
tion with the county supervisors.
Tho following wero elected for tho
President Frank Crawford.
Vice President Mrs. T. Brandt.
Secretary R. W. Bayless.
Treasurer H. T. Barcley.
Other members of tho hoard wore
A. H. Waterhouso, J. M. Lydgato
and William Henry Rice Jr.
The board operating with the su
pervisors, hopes to have a free li
brary operating to tho farthest lo
cality of the county with tho head
office located In Llhuo.- An experi
enced librarian is being sought for
the position of librarian.
MISS MARCIA LUSK DEPARTS
FOR MAINLAND HOME
Miss Marcla Lusk, a valued em
ployeo of tho Garden Island Pub
lishing Co. for tho past two years,
and acting manager during tho ab
sence of Mr. Hopper to tho main
land, departed for Honolulu last
Tuesday afternoon. Miss Lusk will
leave by tho Wllholmina January 4,
on her way to her old homo in Seattle.
Nominations for Kauai
Post made by Committee
Acting on tho decision of Kauai
Post No. 2 of tho American Legion
at its last meeting, tho nominating
committee appointed by tho post
commander, has mado out its nom
inations for the post officers for tho
coming year. These aro to bo voted
upon by tho members by a mall bal
lot so as to give every member of
the post an opportunity to vote for
the post officers.
A copy of the ballot and tho rules
governing tho uso of tho samo aro
For Commander and Adjutant (vote
for one pair).
For commander, Adrian Englehard.
For adjutant, C. L. Lane.
For commander, Albert S. Bush.
For adjutant, G. S. Raymond.
For Vice Commander (vote for one
A. H. Case.
Dr. R. H. Hagood, Jr.
For Second Vice Commander- (vote
for one only).
T. E. Longstreth.
For Finance Officer (vote for one
J. B. Corstorphlno.
For Historian (vote for one only).
Albert S. Bush.
For Chaplain (vote for one only).
Charles J. Fern.
Charles S. Dole. -For
Master at Arms (vote for one
For Member of Executive Commit
tee (vote for one only.)
A. Horner Jr.
J. H. Catton.
At the November mooting of tho
post it was decided (upon motions,
duly seconded, voted on and carried:
1. To havo the annual election of
officers at somo tlmo prior to tho
2. To havo tho voting dono by
mall, a ballot to be mailed to each
member in an envelopo together
with a stamped envelopo addressed
to the adjutant and a smaller en
velope in which tho ballot Is to bo
enclosed and sealed.
3. Tho form of ballot to bo pro
pared and the nominations to bo
mado by a comniltteo of threo seloet-
ed by tho commander.
4. All votes to bo sent to tho ad
jutant and to be in his hands not
later than midnight of Saturday,
January 7th, 1922.
5. The stamped envelopo, address
ed to tho adjutant, to havo on samo
tho signature of tho member whoso
vote is enclosed in tho Inner seal
ed envelope Tho inner, sealed, en
velope to havo no mark of identifi
cation on tho same.
G. The adjutant Is to check tho
stamped envelopes, as received, with
tho roster of mombers, and then to
remove the outer Identifying envel
opo and turn over to tho executive
committeo the sealed envelope with
tho votes therein.
7. The executive committeo Is to
open the sealed envelopes and count
tho votes and after carefully check
ing same and determining who aro
elected to the several offices, is
then to seal all the ballots up in
ono large envelopo, so that a re
count can be mado If necessary or
The commander has appointed, as
tho nominating committee, the fol
lowing: Philip L. Rice, chairman:
A. Horner, Jr., C. A. Baggott.
Tho committee has mot and has
appointed two comrades for each
and every offlco of tho post; ha3
prepared a form of ballot, with the
nominees' names thereon and left
blank spaces so that other namos
may bo Inserted If any comrado pre
fers to vote for somo other than
ono of tho persons named by tho
Tho committeo suggests and re
commends that tho commander and
the adjutawt bo voted for in pairs,
so that they bo both residents of
the soma locality. This is to make
it easier for thorn to keep in touch
with each other.
Remember! Voto for only ONE
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