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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 18. NO. 17.
LIIIUE. KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. APRIL 25, 1922
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Mucli Interest Taken
In Auto Qub Tour
To Haena Sunday
You tiro invited to join the gang
in next Sunday's run of tho auto
mobile club , to Hacna. Don't stay
homo and miss this good time sim
. ply because you don't happen to bo
n member of the club. Tho club is
merely a means to an end, and that
end is to holp the people of Kattal.
This run is proposed to help the
lienplo of Kainl to get together in
nn enjoyable as well as Instructive
and healthful outing.
A committee on runs and tours
was appointed in tlio automobile
club.' This committeo is supposed
to get up tho3e gad-abouts and avo
responsible for their success. So, if
you want to do a good turn to tho
, committee, just pack your basket
lunch and como along next SumViy
morning. The more that comes the
happier that committeo is going to
bo. So that's that.
Eovorybody' leave honio in time
to congregate at Ilnnaloi at 10 o'
clock a. m. There you arc supposed
to get into your bathing suits and
romp on tho sand, swim and dive,
and otherwise conduct yourselves
'At 11:30 tho gang will proceed to
Ilaona and . tho Dry Cavo, where
they will have their lunch. After
lunch u pilgrimage will bo made
to the Wet Cavo whore you can
also have a swim if you so desire.
From the Wet Cave, Mr, Lydgato
will conduct a party up tho trail
to whoro one of tho most niagnifi-
cent Tiows on tho island is to bo
obtained. Anyorc desiring to make
-rills hiko will bo welcome.
Ono of tho main features of tho
i day will bo a talk by Mr. Lydgato
who Is well versed in tho history
and myths of this district.
Wo tiro going to have a good
time and wo want you to share it
with us. COMIC ALONG!
DRAMATIC CLUB TO OFFER
THREE ONE-ACT PLAYS
The Lihuo Dramatic Club will
present three olio-act plays at the
Tip Top theater on Friday, May 5.
Throe plays of vastly different s lb
jects will bo tho offering of the
An allegorical play, Tho Maker
of Dreams, will ho the first numb jr.
Tho cast for the Maker of Dreams
will he Mrs. It. F. Middleton, Miss
Helen King and Miss Lyndall Ja
cobs, Tho second offering will bo a
' sntiro on psycho-analysis called Sup
pressed Desires. Tho cast will con
sist of Mrs. J. II. Midkiff, Mrs. C.
L. Lane and Mrs. T. L. Morgan.
The third will he another one-act
play dealing with tho period of the
French revolution, 'by Booth Turk
ington, called: Beauty and the Ja
cobiii. Tho cast includes Mrs. T. L.
Morgan. Miss Mary Knight, T. E.
Loiiftstrotli," W. II. Balthis and C.
J. Fern. '
ATTORNEY CHARGED WITH
Henry Van Olesen, tho Kapaa at
torney, was ' called into tho circuit
court last Monday to show cause
why Ills right to practice in the
district court should not be revoked.
According to tho complaint filed by
County Attornoy Kaeo, Van Olesen
was tho attorney for Ernest Mono
In a case In tlio Kapaa district
court bofore Judge Von Ekokola. Tho
decision of tho court is said to have
boon against Van Giesen's client
and - Van Glosen was said, to have
lost his temper and called tho judge
such unprofessional names as a
crook and lamoleg.
Ho was callod before Judgo Achl
yesterday nnd on a request for more
iimo, was given until next Friday
lo answer to tho complaint.
CAR SMASHED NEAR MAKAWELI
A Korean from Kekaha. driving a
now 1022 Buick. lost control of his
car between Makaweli and Waimoa
last Sunday morning and crashed into
tho hank side or tho road. Tho front
risht wheel was smashed and tho fen
der badly bent, but no one was hurt.
Tho trouble car from Walnma camo
to tlio rescue and towed the smash
ad far. to. tho garage.
Legion Oriental Ball
Tho American Legion's Night in
tho Orient costume ball at the arm
ory Saturday evening was nn artistic
and social success In overy sense
of the Word.
From tho first dance at S:30 un
til Alnpaki Smith's jazz band played i
Homo Sweet Home, thero was sonio
thjng doing to keep the crowd am
used. Tho feature of the evening was
tho pageant which portrayed as Al
addin told 'ovoryono in the prologue
"The vanished splendors; of tho
Tlio scene opened with Aladdin
on tlio stage and In a short
bit of verso ho introduces himself
and told ubout his wonderful lamp.
He then offered to show tho audi
ence some of tho vanished splendors
of the East and rubbed his lamp
for the genie to bring thorn back.
Aladdin then vanished and at the
far end of the hall appeared the
Spirit of the East on a palaquin car
ried by four Ethcopian slaves.' Shu
was preceded by Seneschal, the ma
jordcnio and an incenso burner.
Two fan bearers one on each side
of thu palequin, completed the pic
ture. Following her were ladles in wait
ing from all the Important nations
of tho E ist India, Egypt, China and
Japan were represented.
The procession wended its way
around tho hall and mado its way
to the stage where tho Spirit of tho
East held court and received all tlio
former rulers of the orient.
The first 'to appear was Ptolmy,
the great, with four Egyptian sol
diers. Ho greeted the queen and
with his soldiers took :v position at
one sido of tho throne.
Genghis Khan, tho Chinese con
queror with his four Mongolians next
appeared and entered with nn arro
gant 'swagger, greeting the queon
Willi lio less arrogance.
Lord Scindia, emperor of Delhi,
was the third and ho with Ilia gen
tlo manner, was quite a contrast to
rtio arrogant Genghis Khan. lie and
his soldiers greeted tlio queen with
salaams of dignity and grace.
Jimu Teno, tho first emperor of
Japan and his four soldiers was
next and after a dignified march,
pledged himself and soldlors to the
Tho dignified gathering was sud
denly upset by tho entrance of a
British officer representing tlio Brit
ish empire. Tho queen graciously
arose to greet the newcomer hut
ho paid nci attention and usurped
her throne with characteristic Brit
The costuming of the pageant and
its presentation was .absolutely tho
best of its kind that bus ever been
given on Kauai. Everything ran off
without a hitch, showing careful
preparation. Too much cannot bo
said about tlio costumes. ' Not only
were they true lo color detail, but
also correct as to the period tluy
represented. Tho costuming was
done by the Women's Auxiliary and
they certainly should bo congratu
lated on tho excellent work accom
plished. Prizes were given by tho Legion
to those not in the pageant for the
most unique man's co3tume and
tho best sustained character. Tho
former was .won by PJiilip Rico and
Continued on Pago Three
VISITOR IS CHARMED
WITH HANALEI VALLEY
Mrs. John D. Mercer, of Los An
geles, who, with hor friend, Mrs.
1j. .1. Kroger, is staying for a few
weoks with Mrs. O. B. Makoo, at
Ilanalei, Is an enthusiastic booster
for Kauai, nnd particularly Ilanalei
valley. In a nolo fo tho editor, Mrs.
Mercer says: "I am glad to tell
you that through your kind advico
wo are pleasantly located with Mrs.
MuUoo at Hanalol. 1 am charmed
with tho beauty of this placo. If
.Southern California (my homo) had
nu ll a spo.t- as this island, tho whole
world would know about it.
"I can vision a future for Ilana
lei hay, when it has been "discover
ed" by louriits. In Southern Cali
fornia tlioy aro our best "crop."
Why not huro? I am certainly boost
ing for tho Garden Island,"
With a comparatively small num
ber of members present, tho Kauni
Chamber of Commerce held one of
Its best meetings in many moons at
the Waimca Hotel Inst Thursday ev
ening, The secretary had mnde re
servations for several more mem
bers than were present. It wns the
sad duty of all those present to
double up and eat much heavier ra
tions of chicken, pie, etc., so that
nothing should ho wasted.
President II. D. Wishnrd of Li
hue was somewhat "under the weath
er'" and was unable to attend. In
his absence, Vice President C. B.
After the minutes of tlio previous
meeting were rend and npproved
the secretary road a letter from tho
Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
asking for moro Information rela
tive to the Kauai chamber's invi
tation to a delegation from tho Los
Angeles Chamber of Commerce to
visit Kauai. Following considerable
discussion as to tho number of
delegates to invito, A. G. Clutter
buck moved that the chair appoint
a committee to arrango details of
this matter, tho committeo having
the power to act for tlio chamber.
.Seconded by J. M. Lydgate; carried.
Mr. Hofgaard appointed II. D. Slog
gett, A. G. Cluttcrbuck and C. E. S.
Burns as a committee to net with
the chamber's special guest com
mittee, consisting of B. D. Baldwin,
F. A. Alexander, G. N. Wilcox and
L. D. Larson.
. A letter from tho Chamber of
Commerce of Honolulu, asking tho
Kauai Chamber of Commorco to
appoint n special tax committee to
make a special study of needed tax
legislation was read. It was moved
by A. Q. Marcalllno that tho presi
dent appoint a committee to co-operate
with tho Honolulu chamber
in tills regard. Seconded by II. II.
Brodie; unanimously carried.. Mr.
Hofgaard appointed Lylo A. Dickey,
Frank Crawford, T. Brandt, W. F.
Sanborn and Carlos Long on this
A letter from the board of harbor
commissioners asking for recom
mendations as to tlio best place for
tlio placing of tho piers nnd wharv
es at Nawlliwili after tlio breakwa
ter Is completed, and asking tho
probable amount of freight that
would bo shipped over the wharves
S. B. GOSS GETS
CONTRACT ON THE NEW
Contractor S. B. Goss was award
ed the contract last week as the
lowest bidder for the construction
of the Kauai Telephonic Co.'s new
concrcto building, work on which
is under way.
Work was "begun last Friday on
tho garage in tlio rear of tho main,
building. This will be completed
within a few days and will bo used
as a storeroom for a quantity of
material that arrived from the main
land by tlio Lutiino and Hyades last
Excavation for tlio basement was
completed last week and preparation
for placing tho concreto forms is
going ahead rapidly.
M. F. Wood, manager of tho tele
phono company, states that if no
unforeseen delays interfere with tlio
work tho company will bo in its new
homo by tho last of September.
J. ASHTON HOGG TO
J. Ashton Hogg, of Llhuo, ono of
tho best automobilo men on tho Is
land, from the mechanical end as
well as tho selling end, lias accept
ed tho offer of tho Sclminau Carriage
Co., to hecomo their Kauai ropreson-
1 tative. Mr. Hogg returned from Ho
I nolulu last Wednesday morning
! from a two weeks stay spent In fa-
1 mlliarizing himself with tlio Scliuman
Senator J. H. Coney wont to Ho
nolulu on Saturday to tako in tho
Sliriner initiation ceremonies.
wis read. It was moved by J. M.
Lydgate that action bo deferred in
this matter until more Information
could bo obtained. Seconded by G.
F. Rankin; carried. '
A letter from tho Inter-Island Steam
Navigation Co., Ltd., was read. The
letter stated that plans are being
made to arrange a boat schedule
satisfactory to Kauai residents, one
that would provide a boat that would
make mall connections with outgoing
coast steamers on Wednesdays. Tho
secretary was instructed to place
tho letter on file.
The secretary road a letter from
thq board of supervisors stating that
plans am being mado for an early
commencement of work on tho Ko
A letter from tho University of
Hawaii dramatic club, asking that
the Kauai Chamber of Commorco
glvo it a guranteo of $350 oxponses
for bringing u cast to Kauai and
producing tho play, "Arms and a
Man," was read. It was moved by
T. Brandt that the Kauai chamber
should not sponsor this project. Sec
onded by Dr. Tuttlo; enrried.
J. M. Lydguto read a letter to
Coventor Wallace R. Farrington und
C. T. Bailey, commissioner of pub
lic lands, asking that that certain
portion of land of Waliua, known
as tho Puiiki ridge, nnd lying be
tween the Wallua river on tho south
and the lot lands on the north, bo
set aside for public park purposes
and be udded to tho existing Polia
hu park, Mr. Lydgato moved that
the chamber of commerce endorse
this petition. Seconded by '1'. Brandt.
Judge Hofgaard then introduced
Lt. Commander Samuel Wilder King,
a former resident of Hawaii, nnd
now connected witli the navy depart
ment. Lt. King, gave the chamber
a very excellent talk, telling of the
progress ho could note in Hawaii
uftor an absence of 17 years and
predicting that tho next 20 years
would see just as great Improve
ments. IIo also consented to givo
some of his personal experiences in
tlio great war.
A. Q. Marcalllno moved that tho
chamber vote Lt. King thanks for
his excellent and instructive talk.
Seconded by H. H. Brodie; carried,
The meeting adjounned.
WALTER EKLUND TO TAKE
CHARGE OF HILO BRANCH
OF VON HAMM-YOUNG CO,
Walter Ekluud, for the past year
manager of the Kauai branch "of tho
von Hamni-Voung Co., Ltd., at Ka
paa, has been transferred to Hilo
where ho will manage the extensive
business of his company on tlio Big
Island. Tlio transfer is a promotion
which Mr. Eklund is well qualified
to fill as ho is recognized as one.
of the best automobilo salesmen in
tho islands, and Is known and well
liked for his genial, courteous and
obliging ways. Although tho many
friends of tho Eklunds will be sor
ry to hoar of tholr intended depart
uro from Kauai, they will rejoice
with them in their further advance
mont up tho ladder of success. Thoy
will leave for IliTo tho first of tho
C. E. Mayuo, for tho past two
years in tho sales department in
tho main offico of tho von Hainm
Voting Co., will succeed Mr. Eklund
as manager of tlio Kapaa branch.
.Mr. Mayuo comes well recommended
as a progressive business man, nnd
ho and Mrs. Mayno will bo a wol
como addition to tho community.
Tho Knual Evangelical Association
held its regular spring meeting in
tlio Lihuo Hawaiian church last Fri
day and Saturday. A good represen
tation of delegates from tho church
es on tho island were present and
gavo encouraging roports of tho
progress of tho church as a whole.
Tho regular full meeting will bo
held at Koloa. October 22.
Fred N. Malre, of Honolulu came
over on tho Claudinc this morning.
Dr. A. R. Glabyer returned after
a few days visit In Honolulu.
W.i H. Hlsermann, salesman, is
making a business tour of tho Is
land. J. H. Hind Jr., of Honolulu, was
an arrival on tlio Claudine this
Charles L. Hall, of tho Honolulu
Jewelry Co., was an arrival by the
Clnudino this morning.
A. G. Horn, of Thoo. II. Davlos &
Co., Ltd., wns an arrival by tho
Claudine this morning.
. Miss Gertrude McLaughlin, coun
ty librarian, returned this morning
from a brief visit to Honolulu.
Dr. W. T. Dunn and Dr. J. M.
Kulins returned this morning from
a visit to tho metropolis.
H. Hazlewood, salesman for tho
Honolulu Iron Works, visited Kauai
for a few days last week.
C. A. Bagcjott, manager of Nawlli
wili Garago, returned Wednesday
from a two woeks stay in Honolulu.
Richard Quinn, U. S. Engineer,
paid a visit to tho Nawlliwili pro
ject last week.
Thomas K. Evans, government
surveyor, arrived on Kauai by the
Kinau last Wednesday.
W. H. Grote, manager of Kealia
Store, returned Wednesday from a
weeks visit to tlio metropolis.
Mrs. Archibald Ormlston, of Ho
nolulu, nrrived on tho Kinau last
Wednesday to visit her daughter,
Mrs. Wm. II. Tilley, of McBrydo.
Rev. A. Hoerman arrived last
Wednesday to conduct services at
tlio German Lutheran church at Li
huo. J. Ashton Hogg, Knual represen
tative of the Scliuman Carriage Co.
returned last Wednesday from two
weeks' business visit to Honolulu.
Walter Sanborn, of Hanalei, re
turned this morning from. Honolulu.
IIo traveled over tho Hot Sands last
J. E. Breault, of Honolulu, is mak
ing a business visit to Kauai. Ho
arrived by tlio Clnudino tills morn
ing. Roy P. Cole, representing tho Wes
em Smelting &. Roflning Co. of San
Francisco, was a visitor on Kauai
Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Wilcox re
turned to tholr home in Llhiio last
Wednesday after sovornl weeks
spout visiting friends and relatives
E. L. Damkroger, Mrs. Glalsyer,
Mrs. Susan Dunn, Miss Florence
Goyer, all returned this morning
from attending tlio welfare confer
onco in Honolulu.
Frank Tlmberlake, who lias been
In charge of tho grocory department
of the Lihuo Store for tho past two
years, has resigned his position to
accept ouo in Honolulu.
Rev. John P. Erdman and Rev.
Frank S. Scudder of the Hawaiian
Board of Missions, havo been on
tho island for tho past week at
tending the semi-annual meeting of
tho Kauai Evangelical Association,
and also stimulating somo of tho
mission churches of tho island,
A. G. (Sandy) Hutton went to
town last Saturday for tho pur
pose of walking tho Hot Sands.
Ho oxpocted to bo back in tho
morning (if lie is able to leave tlio
LIHUE UNION CHURCH
Sunday school at 10 o'clock and
church service nt tho regular morn
ing hour. Rev. Royal G. Hall will
deliver tho sermon In tho absonco
of tho pastor.
Tlio 25th anniversary of English
services in Llhuo will ho observed
tho first Sunday In May.
Club Holds Big
The Kauai Masonic Club held a
banquet session at tho Knual highv
school last Tuesday night. Tlio
meeting was called at that time in
honor of Walter R. Coombs, a thirty-third
degree Mason, who Is master
of tho Honolulu consistory; T. H.
Petrio, another thirty-third degree
Mason and deputy of the Ancient
and Accepted Scottish Rite for Ha
waii, and for Judgo Horace W.
Vaughan, a prominent Mason, who
delivered tho Easter address at tlio
Tip Top Theater tlio preceding Sun
day. An excellent dinner, prepared by
the domestic sclenco department of
the Kauai high school, was enjoyed
before the business session was be
gun. After tho dinner, witli Ice
cream and everything. Judge Hof
gaard called tho meeting to order.
Tho question of organizing a Ma
sonic Blue Lodge on Kauai was then
discussed. No definite action was
taken nt tho time, however, nnd the
question was deferred until such a
time as the grand lodgo of Califor
nia should make some ruling re
garding dual membership.
Tho grand lodgo of California has
authorized the building of a Masonic
club house nt the University . of Cal
ifornia whoro sons nnd dnughters
of Masons may find a home. Tlio
Kauai Masonic Club voted to glvo
$25 towards tho fund.
Before tho meeting adjourned tho
head of the school's domestic scl
enco department, Miss Anna Lind
say, and her corps of assistants,
were called in and given a rousing
thanks for the fine dinner they had
COMMANDER S. W. KING
PAYS VISIT TO KAUAI
Lt. Commander, S. W. King, chief
of the intelligence department of
Hawaii, stationed at Honolulu, spent
last week on Kauai visiting our dif
ferent places of interest, IIo also
paid a visit to Niihau. Mr. King
was sent to tlio naval academy from
Hawaii by tlio late Dolegato Kalanln
aolo in 1005.
SEATS SELLING FAST FOR THE
JOSEF SCHWARZ CONCERT
Seats for tho Josef Scwarz concert
at tho Tip Top Theater on May
10th are selling rapidly and It is
expected that the entire reserved
section will be sold out considerably
In advanco of tho concert. Those
living outside of Lihuo who desire
to attend the concert would do w611
to telephone tholr reservations to
tho Llhuo Storo without delay.
The comic opera, "Tho Mikado,"
which is being prepared by local
talent Is drawing groat Interest by
those taking part. Last night over
n half hundred people gathered in
Moklhnua hall and greatly enjoyed
tlio excellent rehearsal.
A tentative date for the second
Friday night in Juno was selected
for tho presentation. Regular rehear
sals will tako plnco every Monday
and Thursday nights, In tho Mold
liana hall, until tho Parish houso
WALTER EKLUND DISPLAYS
A FINE PIECE OF WORK
Walter Eklund is proudly display
ing a largo Cadillac that has been
completely "done over" at Knpaa.
Tho car is painted a very striking
plum color, with leather upholstery
and tiro covers to match. Tho car
looks as though it hnd just como
out of tlio factory. Tlio upholstering
wus dono liy Yoshl, nnd tlio paint
ing by Sagawa, of tho same placo.