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the oAftbetf Island, Tuesday, may 9, 192K
Pioneer Days in the
Religious Life of Lihue
World Famous Baritone
In Concert on Kauai
Mrs. Win. Hyde Rice gave the
first of the talks In connection with
the history of the Lihue Union
church lust Sunday. Mrs. Rice spoke
quite interestingly as follows:
la the Uev. Daniel Utile and
wile arrived at Koloa to conduct
a school tor mission children as
well as to minister to the religious
needs ot tl.e community. The ser
vices were held in the Koioa Ha
waiian ciiuih or at the home of
Father and .Mother Rice in Lihue.
Tae Lihue services were allendeu
by I'rotestant and Catholic alike. In
those days Admiral Reynolds (on
leave of absence) and wife lived at
.Maluiiiaiu in a large grass house.
Near them resided Judge Bond and
wile, the former being the district
magistrate ot Lihue. These people
as well as nearly all other, foreign
ers attended regularly when services
were held. Mr. Rice relates an inci
dent concerning the plantation
blacksmith. Wicks, by name, who
came late to the service on Sunday.
A new black horsehair rocker witL
springs in the seat, had come to
the home of Aiother Rice and it
being the only vacant chair, Mr,
Wick thereupon sat in it, but jump
ed up quicker than he sat down
thinking he had sat upon the cat.
ileiore the next Sunday's service"
the springs from the offending rock
er were removed.
I'pon the completion of the school
house or dm pel for Father Dole in
Koloa, services were discontinued.
Father Dole, some years later, went
to Honolulu with Mrs. Dole, who
died there. Upon his return to Ka
uai he made his home with hi son,
George Dole, in Kapaa, and died there
in 187S. When George Dole moved
to California, the remains of Fath
er Dole were brought to Lihue where
they rest near the remains of his
very dear friend, Fatner nice, in
the little cemetery on the hill. Hoth
men had been associated together I
in the early development of Punhou
and a warm friendship existed be
I arrived in Lihue in 1S72, com
ing here as a bride. We made the
trip on the old steamer Kilauea, the
legislature, of which Mr. Rice was
a member, having passed a subsidy
for the running of a steamer to
Kauai once in three months. The
king was heard to say that It would
never pay to send a steamer even
once in three months to Kauai and
now in the sugar season, we have
a steamer nearly every day of the
week! Upon this, memorable trip
we encircled the island, viewing the
scenic beauties of the Na Pali coast.
Mother Whitney, one of the mem
bers of the Pioneer Company of
Missionaries to Hawaii, who was at
that time a widow and a resident
of Waimea was on board and point
ed out to me the various points
of Interest. Little did I think that
at some future time my granddaugh
ter would marry her great grandson.
As we passed the slopes of Maka
weli, then producing a luxuriant
crop of kekanias or burrs. S. G.
Wilcer pointed to the undulating
lands and remarked, "Mary, some
day, that will be an extensive su
gar plantation," and his words have
For some time after my arrival
there were no services held for thn
white people. Mother Rice, 'my hus
band and myself, understood and
spoke Hawaiian and taught in the
Sabbath school, which in those days
were very very flourishing.. The
people cuino from great distances,
and particularly do I remember one
good old Hawaiian deacon who
walked all the way from Huleia, ev
ery Sunday, and whose religion
seemed (o fairly shine from his face.
Later when the Malumalu school
was flourishing the boys walked ev
ery Sunday, never seeming to mind
the hot, dusty walk, and example to
those of us who object to walking
or even riding to church nowadays.
However, we felt there existed a
need for services for those who
could not understand Hawaiian, so
Dr. Smith, of Koloa, kindly con
sented to help us out as often as
he was able, and wlten Dr. Smith
could not minister to us owing to
his being for many years the only
physician on the island, and we
would meet and someone would
read a sermon and then all would
join in singing hymns. One Sabbath
I had selected a sermon to be read
and a gentleman consented to read
the same when to my consternation
I found him reading something of
his own choico and of very con
trary views to those enjoyed by the
rest of us. Hardly wfcre services
over when I received a note fr.oni
one indignant fallow worshiper, say
ing that he hud better remained at
home, and read our Bibles, if such
sermons had to be listened to! So
you see, my earnest efforts to pro
Continued on Page Ten
Josef Schwarz. the noted Russian
baritone, of the Chicago Grand Op
era Co., accompanied by Mrs.
Schwarz, arrived on Kauai on the
Claudine this morning. Mrs. Sclyvarz
is a sister of Mrs. Dora Isenbcrg,
of Lihue, and before her marriage
to Mr. Schwarz was Mrs. Slelckin,
wife of the multi-millionaire coffee
king, of New York.
Mr. Schwarz appeared in concert
at the Liberty Theater last Friday
night. His reception was a repetition
of the ovations, he has received
throughout his concert tour.
Alexander Smallens, conductor of
the Grand Opera Association, with
Mrs. Smallens, are also of the par
ty. Mr. Smallens will play Mr.
Schwarz' accompaniments, nt the
concert tomorrow evening, at the
Tip Top Theater.
Josef Schwarz Is one of the most
distinguished figures on the concert
and operatic stage. The week be
fore sailing from the count he gave
a concert at the Civic auditorium.
If there is any doubt about the way
San Franciscans look upon him one
should read the reviews of that
concert in the San Francisco pa
pers that came last week. No more
enthusiastic criticism ever came
from Day City critics.
1. Arioso Handel
1. Aria, "Eri tu" from "The.
Masked Hall" Verdi
3. Devotion Richard Strauss
Dream in the Twilight
..." Richard Strauss
Thou Art Sweet Peace....Schubert
The Wanderer to the Moon
Mirror Song from "Tales ot
I Am No Prophet....Raehmaninoff
Over the Steppe Gretchanlnoff
The Flea Moussorgski
NEWLY-WEDS ON KAUAI
The Claudine of last Tuesday
brought to Kauai a pair of newly
weds in the persons of Mr. and
Mrs. Fritz Tim Ching of Honolulu,
who were married in Honolulu one
hour prior to the scheduled Sailing
time of the steamer on Monday ev
ening. The couple desired no. pub
licity and took this means of avoid
ing it. They are spending their hon
eymoon visiting Mr. and Mrs. K.M.
Ahana at Huleia.
The bridegroom, who is connect
ed with the Standard Oil Co. in Ho
nolulu, is a brother of Mrs. K. M.
Ahana und his bride was formerly
Miss Adeline Yim of Honolulu.
MADE BY AN ESSEX
Mr. Hogg, Schuman Carriage Co.
representative on Kauai, while in
Honolulu recently, ran across an
Essex touring can, in the rent ser
vice, that had traveled over 82,000
miles in three years.
The owner stated that so far his
repairs had cost $125 for the entire
period of operation.
This car shows no signs of having
traveled this distance. Mechanically
It seemed to be in perfect condition.
When taken out it showed ull sorts
of speed and pep.
These figuces show prospective
buyers, that the upkeep on these
sturdy little cars is extremely low
over a long period of operation.
MISS FERN IS TEA HOSTESS
Miss Fern, who has been a visitor
on Kauai tor several weeks and
who is at present staying at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander of
Elcele, gave a very delightful tea
foj a number of friends last week.
The ladles' brought their sewing and
during the afternoon Mrs. Sinclair
Robinson played several charming
piano selections. Tea and delicious
refreshments were served including
scones and Scotch bread for which
Miss Fern. Is famous.
Those who enjoyed the afternoon
were M58. A. B. Braue, Mrs. Bales
ter, Mrs. Sinclair Robinson, Mrs. H.
H. Brodie, Mrs. Kettle, Mrs. "Wm.
Danford, Mrs. Kaye, Mrs. Brandt,
Mrs. G. F. Rankin, Mrs. Whlttlng
ton and the Misses Whittington.
MRS. DONALD GIVES BRIDGE
Mrs. Donald of Kekaha was a
very charming bridge hostess last
Friday, tle guests playing at two
tables. A very delightful afternoon
was enjoyed by all.
MR. AND MRS. B. D. BALDWIN
Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Baldwin of
Makawell gave an informal luncheon
last Sunday, having as their guests
Mr. and Mrs. Caleb Burns
HAGOODS ENTERTAIN AT THEIR
Dr. and Mrs. Rufus Hagood Jr.,
entertained a few of their friends at
a buffett supper last Saturday even
ing. After supper a dancing troupe
entertained the guests. Numbers that
were given included an Apache
dance, a Spanish dance, and a bit
from the late Royal Russian ballet.
This was followed by a short one
act play, which was said to be the
shortest one ever written. It was
so well received that the actors were
forced to give it over again.
Those who accepted the hospital
ity of the Hagoods "were Mr. and
Mrs. Ray Allen, Mr. and Mrs. 'Frank
Burns, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Carter,
Mr.and Mrs. A. H. Case, Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. Corstorphine, Mr. and
Mrs". A. Horner Jr., Mr. and Mrs.
W. F. Horner, Dr. and Mrs. Jay
Kuhns, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Middle
ton, Dr. and Mrs. T. L. Morgan, Mr.
and Mrs. Philip Rice, Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Rice Jr.., Mrs. J. M. Senni,
Misses Edith Rice, Helen King and
Lydia Bodrero; Messrs. Baggott, Bo
drero, Fern, Henderson, King, and
THE BURNS ENTERTAIN AT
TENNIS AND DINNER
Mr. and Mrs. Caleb Burns enter
tained a number, of tennis fans at
their home in Koloa last Saturday
afternoon. The feature match of the
day was the Burns and Knudsen vs.
Cannon and Faye, which was won by
the foi'mer, 6-3, 6-3.
Among Mr. and Mrs. Burns' guests
were Mr. and Mrs. Cannon, Dr. and
Mrs. Glaisyer, Mr. and Mrs. Rankin,
Alexander Lindsay, and Lindsay
After dinner the hosts and the
guests motored to Eleole to attend
the dance given by the McRryde
MRS. ISENBERG TO. ENTERTAIN
IN HONOR OF THE SCHWARZ
McBRYDE SOCIAL CLUB
GIVES PLEASANT DANCE
The McBrydo Social Club gave
a very enjoyable dance at Eleele
Hall last Saturday evening at which
about one hundred guests were pres
ent. Delicious refreshments were
served by the ladies of the club.
MRS. ALLEN PLAY3
FOR MOKIHANA CLUB
Mrs. R. M. Allen of Kilauea fur
nished the entertainment for the
Mokihana Club last Tuesday after
noon. Mrs. Allen, who is a gifted
pianist, played many pieces that
were greatly enjoyed by her hear
ers. Mia. Catherine Woods, also of
Kilauea, gave a short history of the
sonata and her recitals to Mrs
Allen's playing were greatly enjoy
Bill Balthia of the Lihue bank,
has taken up the well known and
ancient game and has procured
himself clubs. Bill had a flock of
them sent up to him from town, and
has a few left. He says that he Is
too lazy to wrap them up to Bend
back so he Is anxious to know It
the market for some
golf clubs. They can be seen at the
bank before weanesuny
The Lihue Baseball Club offers a
reward of $10 for the arrest and
conviction of the mleereant or mis
creants who broke open the elub'
house and stole a atchers' mitt,
mask, bate and bails last Saturday
n'ght' A. H. CA8E, Manager
You can have LOVE'S
American Maid Bread
(Made With Fletschmann's Yeast) Mailed Direct to You by
Place your standing order with
LOVE'S BISCUIT & BREAD COMPANY
HONOLULU, T. H.
(Continued from page ona)
cut's faith in the art begins to wav
es a little. Then Mabel returns and
proclaims that the doctor has dis
covered that she has a suppressed
desire for Steve, her own brother-in-law
and Henrietta's husband.
Henrietta discovers that psychoan
alysis is not what she thought it
was after all and, to Steve's great
relief, gives it all i'p. Peace and
happinrpij is restored to the house
hold but Mabel is left wondering
just how much her discovered sup
pressed desire has benefitted her.
The casts of all the plays seemed
born to their parts. There was not
a tiresome minute In the plays and
the i.udience, well satisfied with tbe
performances, exproised the wish
that more of those plays may bt
staged by the ft' tkfhuna.
A great deal of credit for the
smoothness with which these plays
wene staged tn due the coaches..
M'ss Edith Ricv Miss Opal Colbe't,
Mrs. H. D. Sloggett and Mrs. Alma
A. O. F. MEETING
There will be a meeting of Cour,t
Walaleale No. 9251 A. O. F., at Ko
loa, on Friday evening, May 19, 1922.
YUN TIM LAI,
i KILAUEA K.OMEDIES
Jl Coil of
LIVE WIRE ATTRACTIONS
UNIVERSAL SHORT CIRCUIT
VAUDEVILLE DE LUXE
KOMIC KOSTUME DANCE
Kilauea Hall, Monday July 3rd
7:45 P. M.
Mrs. Dora Isenberg is entertaining
a number of kamaaina frieuds at tea
this afternoon, to meet Mr. and
Mrs. Josef Schwarz.
Makes Bread Better
Bread is the staff of life and meals would be Incom
plete without It. But bread cannot be so good that one
wants to eat It without butter. Spread a thick slice
of good bread with a generous knife full of genuine
and you will know that It does Indeed make bread
better. It comes direct from New Zealand and Is the
pride of that country. If you once try Maile you won't
be satisfied with any other. Ask your grocer, he can
METROPOLITAN MEAT MARKET
Agents for IVrritory
Schuman Carriage Co.
Territorial Distributors For
HUDSON - ESSEX - PEERLESS
WHITE and FEDERAL TRUCKS
wish to announce that Mr. J. A. Hogg is now their
direct Kauai representative with Headquarters at the
Mr. Hogg will cover the island in our interests
and will be glad to have you phone or write for any
Prompt, efficient, courteous service
at all times