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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 18. NO. 43.
LIHUE. KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, . TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1922
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COPY
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Maui to Have Entry
in the Steer Tying
Harold Rice Will Bring Cowboy to
Compete A' alnst Local
RACING , PROGRAM ANNOUNCED
Seven Big Races are Scheduled;
Quarter Mile Ladles' Race an
Tho Legion's steer tying contest is
beginning to nssumo a territorial
wide aspect since Senator Harold
Rico of Maul asked the permission
ot the committee to enter one o
his cowboys in- the Legion's contest
on Armistice Day. The committee
readily gave their permission and
Senator Rice, states that he is out
to tako Kauai's measure In the Btcer
tying to make up tor the defeat In
baseball that they suffered at the
hands ot Kauai In the recent tourna
ment in Honolulu.
The Legion also announced that
any cowboy in tho terriotry is eligi
ble to enter their tournament and
they are particularly anxious to get
as many outside entries as possible.
The Legion will give no guarantees
as to expenses but will guarantee ev
ery entry an equal .chance at the
The announcement that Maui will
be represented has caused additional
interest among local cowboys and
tho assurance from thorn is that if
tho Mauai man does take first prize
he will just break tho world's record
In doing so.
J 1 111 111 y Spalding, as head of 'ho
racing committee, has announced the
schedule of races for the Legion's
card on Armistice Day. Seven races
are on the card, including a ladies'
race. John Fernandez has put up a
.silver cup as the prize for this race
and at present there are tlirco en
tries. Miss Eleanor Dale will ride
King Euggott's mare Daisy. Miss
Scharsch will ride Kuhlman's Juaulta
and Mrs. Foster Horner will ride
Prohibition, from the Waipoull stn
The racing card and entries arc
First Race (1-4 mile Babies')
Kuhlman's Manu Kauai.
Fernandez' Suante II.
Waipoull Stables, Fortywinks.
Ant. lleis, Freckles.
Second Race (1-2 Mile)
Waipoull Stables, Peggy.
J. Rapoza, Fireman.
Sakimoto, Dinner Dell.
Third Itace (1-2 mile) Japanese class
No entrance fee.
Fourth Itaco (3-8 mile) Ladies' Race-
Fifth Race (1-2 mile) Portuguese
Race no entrance fee.
Sixth Race (3-8 mile) Samo hors
os as first race except that the
winner of that race Is barred.
Seventh Race (5-8 mile)
J. Rapoza, Foreman.
Waipoull Stables, Peggy.
Sakimoto, Dinner Dell.
The barring of polo ponies has
added interest to tho cowboy sports
and at least oight teams are expect
cd to compete in tho sports. There
will bo two changes from the way
tho events were run last year. In
tho tug-of-war each team will pick
their best horse and this horse will
represent the team instead of all
four horses pulling as last year. In
tho stake race tho same method
will bo used, that is, each team will
bo represented by their best horse
Tho other two events will bo the
potato race and the relay, the same
rules governing these events.
MOKIHANA CLUB WILL
MEET WEDNESDAY NOV. 1
Tho regular monthly meoting of
tho Moklhana club will be held
at the Lihue Memorial Parsh House
on Wednesday afternoon, November
1st at 2:30. Dr. Stanley Porteus
of the University of Hawaii will
address tho club on "Social and
Scientific Problems ot Hawaii."
The hostesses will bo Mrs. J. II
Moragne, Mrs. A. D. Hills,, Mrs,
H. D. Wlshard, Mrs. Miller, Mrs
B. V. Wood and Mrs. J. C. Jamie
DRAMATIC CLUB MEETING
The first meeting of tho Mokl
nana Dramatic Club slnco tho bo
ginning of tho summor will bo held
at 7:30, Monday evening, October
30, at tho Moklhana hall. All who
aro interested are cordially Invited
Haoles Vote on
Racial Lines Says
JAPANESE CANDIDATE FOR THE
HOUSE BLAMES HAOLES
'When you enter politics don't you
ever say any high sounding things in
an attempt to get tho haolo votes, i
tried it but got no encouragement.
Tho haoles will vote for haoles no
matter what you say and what your
This is tho advice of James T. Ha
mada, unsuccessful candidate for the
house of representatives, gives to his
friends who are contemplating to en
ter politics, says tho Nippo Jlji.
'Ono of the greatest mistakes I
made," Hamada writes to ono of his
friends, "was that I talked about
giving adequate appropriation for
public school purposes and American
ization and about the dependability
ot citizens of Japanese race with a
view to getting haole votes."
Mr. Hamada adds that the official
returns, received afterwards said
that he received 2G7 votes.
Mr. Hnmada's letter in part fol
Senator Kealoha Supports
"I ran for the house of represen
tatives. At first I thought I would
enter the race just for the fun and
experience and I did so at the promp
ting of an eleventh hour urge, nut
once I got the support of a powerful
Garden Island politician, Senator Ke
aloha, I worked in dead earnest, but
In spite of all wo could do, I got
only 279 votes.
"At that I think it was a good
showing when considered in tho light
of the following handicaps:
"1. I was practically a stranger to
Kauai, having been away in Hono
lulu almost ten years.
"2. I was now In the political game
and didn't know tho tricks.
"3. I was knifed In tho dark by
the Hawaiian Civic Club clique.
"4. Down in Waimea side the cam
paign ot "No Japs in tho legislature
this time," had gained considerable
"Knifed by Civic Club Clique
"In Waimea, Deputy Sheriff Cro-
well, the whole cheese ot the civic
club clique, had his forces well or
ganized against me. Ho had even
urged the Japaneso boys not to sup
port me. On election day ho had his
bunch of policemen lined up, but
in spite of nil that this czar of Wai
mea could do, I mado a good show
ing there, getting 38 votes, about
25 of which were Japanese.
Received 71 Llhue Votes
"In Lihue I got 71 votes, about
half of which were from votes oth
er than Japanese.
"In my home precinct I got only
S8 votes, and if I had mado a thor
ough campaign here I might have
gotten between 150 and 200 votes.
As it was, I followed tho advice ot
friends and got only SS votes. Of
this number about 15 were Japanese
BOARD OF HEALTH
DISCUSS KOKEE CAMPS
Dr. Trotter, at tho board of health,
told tho members of the board that
tho Kokoo camps were on tho water
shed that supplied tho town of Wai
mea and that the camps should bo
abandoned, according to tho Adver
ser ot October 17th.
Tho board has certain requirements
in regard to tho cesspools at Kokee
and one Instance was cited whore
the requirements were not met with.
Tho board refused to mako any ex
ception In this case when petitioned
to do so by C. S. Judd.
Several years ago this same dis
cussion was brought up and a sani
tary cleanup was made at Kokee
by Frank Cook, representing tho
board of health. Tho requirements
were drawn up at that time and with
possibly one exception they have
Apparently no action was taken
by the board on Dr. Trotter's sug
gestion and whether or not any will
be taken Is not known.
FATHERS AND SONS
ARE TO GATHER
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17
Plans aro under way for another
gathering ot tho fathers and sons
at Llhue which was enjoyed by such
a large number last year. Tho Par
ish House has been tendered for
tho meeting place and a first class
caterer secured for tho kaukau.
Friday night, November 17 Is the
date. Check It on your calendar. A
treat In tho way of music and speak
ing is guaranteed by tho program
J. P. Kahlbaum, of Koloa, return
ed from Honolulu on tho Claudine
this morning after a short visit.
Bob Mahlkoa, ot Kilauea, returned
from Honolulu this morning, having
attended tho short course for sugar
men at tho University of Hawaii.
Supervisor A. Menefoglfo return
ed this morning from Honolulu
where ho has been for tho past
All Kauai Honors
Father and Mother Rice
Host of Friends Gather at Hale Nani Tuesday
to Celebrate Golden Wedding
of Beloved Couple
On Tuesday, Octobor 17th, Air.
and Mrs. William Hyde Rico cele
brated their fiftieth wedding anni
versary at Halo Nani, Lihue, Kauai,
which has been their homo all their
married life. Surrounded by thoir
eight children William Jr., Charles,
Arthur, Mary (Mrs. Walter Scott),
Anna (Mrs. R. L. Wilcox), Harold, I
Philip, and Emily (Mrs. L. L. Sex
ton), and ten of their twenty grand
children, the day was a very hap
py ono for them and all their
At 4 o'clock the continuous stream
of guests began to arrive, tho first
being the employees of KIpu plan
tation, who had presented a beau
tiful gold centerpiece to Fnther and
Mother Rice, earlier In the day. All
ages and all nationalities came to
express their aloha and congratula
tions to the beloved couple, on whoso
place sonic of them had worked for
nearly a lifetime.
Mr. and Mrs. Rico received on
the broad lanal assisted by Mrs.
C. M. Cooke, Sr., and Mrs. William
Watorhouso, tho bridesmaids of fifty
years ago, and William Waterhouse,
tho remaining groomsman. Mrs. Rico
looked very charming and bridal in
a gown of white brocaded silk, trim
med witii duchosse lace. She car
ried a boquet of yellow orchids and
forgetmcnotcs, surrounded with a ruf
fle ot gold lace, and tied with gold
en streamers. Her beautiful white
hair completed tho picture. She also
wore a lovely brooch of gold fill'igro
set with pearls, which had formerly
belonged to Queen Kaplolanl while
Mr. Rico wore a pair of horseshoe
cuff-lings, studded with pearls,
which had belonged to King Knla
kaua, both the gifts of Princess Ka
lanlanaolc, in appreciation of what
Mr. and Mrs. Rico have always
meant to tho Hawaiian people.
Tho lanai, whore tho handsome
and gracious couple received, was
decorated with yellow gladiolas,
golden chrysanthemums and day
lilies. Tho old fashioned, high coil
inged dining room, parlor and music
room woro bowers of yellow and
golden flowers sent as gifts by their
hosts ot friends, while tho library
was massed with hundreds of roses
which filled the wholo house with
their fragrance. In another sitting
room the gifts were arranged, while
in tho dining room stood tho wedding
GOP Candidates to Make
Speaking Tour of Island
Tho candidates for tho Senate
and tho Houso of Representatives
of tho Republican party .of Kauai
will speak at the following places:
Monday, October 30
1:00 p. m. at Wainiha.
4:00 p. m. at Hanalei.
7:00 p. m. at Kilauea.
Tuesday, Octobor 31
4:00 p. in. at Anahola.
7:00 p. m. at Kapaa.
Wednesday, November 1
5:00 p. m. at Kekaha.
7:00 p. m. at Waimea.
Thursday, November 2
4:30 p. m. at Hanapepo.
7:00 p. m. at Makawoll.
Friday, November 3
5:00 p. m. at Kalaheo.
7:00 p. m. at Eleele.
Saturday, November 4
7:30 p. m. at Koloa.
Monday, November C
7:30 p. m. at Llhue.
RADIO CHURCH SERVICE
Members of Lihue Union church
and citizens of tho community, will
I.avo an opportunity for an unusual
treat next Sunday. In tho absence
of tho pastor, Central Union's regu
lar morning service will bo received
nnd amplified, in tho Parish House.
Dr. Palmer will give special recog
nition to the worshippers on Kauai,
during the morning service.
E. F. Wood of tho Kauai Telephonic
Co., has volunteered to furnish, in
stall and operate a receiving set for
the occasion. Wo extend a wide In
vitation to this service.
R. W. BAYLESS, Minister.
cako and golden bride's cako.
After having been received the
guests made their way to tho spa
cious outdoor lanal, which had been
mado by covering the tennis court,
and partially enclosing It with
feathery, cocoanut leaves. Tho raft
ers were hung with great festoons
of yellow bunting and gilded lan
terns, while tho sides were decor
ated with gilded palm leaves and
bunches of pomegranates, yellow cro
tons and durantia berries, and show
ering sprays of gilded palm seeds,
which made an effective contrast
to the long fern and tMeaf covered
tables, on which bunches of yellow
flowers and sprays of golden ripe
rice made an attractive note of col
or. Here a delicious old fashioned
luau was served, perfect In every
detail, to over 500 peoplo at a time.
The golden "bride's" table, at
which the bridal party of 50 years
ago, and a few old friends, were
seated, was covered with fragrant
palapalal on which were arranged
a long, low center piece of yellow
roses and long sprays ot rice.
During the afternoon and evening
the music of tho baud, a Hawaiian
orchestra and a number of vocal
and piano solos, as well as a largo
chorus of Hawaiian singers helped
to entertain the 1800 or more guests
who gathered from all parts ot the
island to shower their congratula
tions and wishes for many more
years of happiness on Mother and
Resides the members of tho fam
ily on Kauai, a number ot relatives
and old friends camo from Honolu
lu, Maui and Hawaii to attend tho
celebration of this memorable' oc
casion. Mr. nnd Mrs. Rico also re
ceived many wireless messages from
those who could not bo present.
Among those who were able to come
were Mrs. C. M. Cooko, Sr., Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Rice, Mrs. Walter
Scott, tho Misses Lellanl and Alice
Scott, Mrs. Holbrook Goodalo, Al
bert Waterhouse, Mr. and Mrs.
Montague Cooke, Mr. andMrs. Rich
ard Cooko, Mr. and Mrs. George
Cooke, Mrs. Philip Spalding, Clar
onco Cooke, Theodore Cooko, Miss
Dorothea Cooke, Mrs. J. T. King,
Mvq, Crehore, Rev. Akalko Akana,
John Wise, John Lane, Rev. Steph
en Desha, Mrs. L. L. Sexton, and
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Rico.
Kauai Is Visited
By A Freak Storm
Kauai was visited by a freak storm
last Sunday afternoon about 3 in
the afternoon. It was accompanied
by a high wind that caused some
damage on the northeast side of
tho island and by thunder and light
ning on the west side.
The storm came from tho north
and on the east sldo passed over
Hanalol and Kilauea blowing down
papala and banana trees. It con
tinued on to Kapaa and Kealla
whoro it blew down a largo area
of cano, tho Mahelona hospital be
ing the principal sufferer. It passed
mauka of Waipoull, although It broke
up tho baseball game by tho rain,
that it brought. At Lihuo it blew
hard for a short period but caused
little or no damage.
For the wholo length of Its course
the storm was preceded by a heavy
dust cloud of red dirt that gavo it
an unusual ard weird appearance.
On tho cast sldo of tho island,
particularly at Wuimca, it took the
form of an electrical storm and for
a time caused a great deal ot fire
works in the heavens.
MRS. MARIA RAPOZO
DIES AT HANAMAULU
Mrs. Maria Jesus Rapozo, aged
00, died at her homo In Hauamau-
lu last week after a lengthy Illness.
She Is survived by perhaps tho larg
est family on Kauai, her survivors
being two sous and three daughters,
70 grandchildren, 151 great grand
children and three great-great grand'
by County Attorney
Strikes Mrs. Clapper
STORY OF THE EYEWITNESS
LAYS THE FAULT TO
Mrs. James Clapper ot Llhua was
struck by an automobile driven by
County Attorney Sam Kaeo yester
day afternoon. The accident occur
ed near the Kauai Garago. Mrs.
Clapper was on her way from tho Ll
hue grammar school, where she Is a
Statement of Witness
The accident was witnessed by
Fred Carter of Grove Farm, who
gave tho following statement to tho
Garden Island representative:
"I was driving toward Lihuo and
was just passing Kauai Garage
when I noticed'' Mrs. Clapper coming.
Sho was on the extreme outer edge
of the road. At the samo tlmo I saw
Kaeo coming. I can't imagine why
he hit her as he had the wholo
road In which to pass, but ho seem
ed to drive straight toward her and
his right hand front fender struck
her and knocked her into the gut
ter. I stopped my car as soon as
I passed. Kaeo had stopped, too,
and I said: 'Sam, didn't you see
that lady right in front of you?
what did you run into her for?'
Kaeo said: "Don't say anything
about It, it was all my fault.' "
Mrs. Clapper was knocked Into the
ditch and when her husband, who Is
manager of Kauai Garage, reached
her, she was unconscious. She re
gained consciousness shortly after
and was removed to her home. Al
though badly shaken up, Mrs. Clap
per was not seriously Injured and
was able to resume her duties as a
teacher this morning.
Kaeo was not at his office In the
county building this morning and
when questioned over tho telephone
seemed unable to give a coherent
statement. "If I had not put on my
brako Mrs. Clapper would have been
killed," ho said. Ho also said some
thing about having to pass Carter's
car and tho road being full of school
Mr. Carter states that at tho time
Kaeo's car hit Mrs. Clapper ho (Car
ter) was from 15 to 20 yards distant.
Claims Kaeo Had Been Drinking
Mr. Clapper, who was on tho scene
of tho accident within two minutes
after It happened, made tho state
ment that Kaeo showed very
plainly that ho had been drinking.
It Is also claimed that Kaeo was
under tho Influence ot liquor that
morning at the county building.
It is understood that no action
has yet been taken by tho pollco
department duo to the fact that
Mr. Kaeo, as county nttornoy Is tho
senior prosecuting nttornoy for tho
Rev. A. Hoerman arrived from Ho
nolulu last Friday.
Sam Kelllnoi and Miss B. Kelll
no! returned from Honolulu on tho
Claudine last Friday.
Rev. H. P. Judd was among tho
passengers arriving from Honolulu
last Friday morning.
Edward C. Merrill, foreman of tho
U. S. lighthouse service, was an ar
rival on tho Claudine last Friday
Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Brenham,
of Port Allen, were among tho Ka
uaians returning from Honolulu last
C. E. Mayne, local representative
of tho von Hamm-Young Co., return
ed last Friday morning from a brief
visit to the meropolis.
Miss Alice G. Moore, executive
chief, secretary of Honolulu Y. W.
C. A., arrived on the Claudine this
morning and will spend tho woek
visiting and addressing the different
Y. W. C. A. clubs of Kauai.
H. D. Davis, statistician ot the Ho
nolulu Rapid Transit Co., A. II.
Arcns, electrician for tho samo com
pany, and E. Ruethlng, ot tho Hono
lulu Iron Works, known on Kauai as
Tho Three Musketeers, returned to
Honolulu this evening after spending
sovcral days visiting differont plac
es ot interest on tho island.
x , 4.
Big Crowd Marks
Waimea Gathering Is the Dlggest
Since the Breakwater
MAJ. JOHNSON PRESENTS DATA
Senator John Wise and Lewis
Jackson Also Address the
Tho regular mooting of tho Knual
Chamber of Commerce held at Wai
mea last Thursday evening was ono
of tho biggest and best sessions
that the chamber has held in many
The dining room of tho Waimea
hotel was crowded to capacity and
It was necessary to put In two ex
tra tables to handle the overflow
Tho guests of tho evening wero
Major W. A. Johnson of tho U. S.
Engineers; John Wise, Republican
nominee for delegate to congress,
and John C. Lane,, high sheriff for
Tho chamber held a short busi
ness session at which tho chamber
voted unanimously to extend the best
wishes of tho body to J. M. Lyd-
gate for a speedy recovery and tho
secretary was instructed to say It
Major Johnson and John Wlso
were elected honorary members of
the chamber unanimously.
After the business session, Presi
dent Sloggett Introduced Major W.
A. Johnson, who spoke to tho cham
ber on the Nawlllwill breakwater.
Major Johnson first sketched a
brief history, telling ot the various
surveys that wero mndo on Kauai
to determine tho host location for
a harbor and the final selection of
Nawlllwill. He then outlined a few of
tho problems that confronted the
engineors in .their work, especially
In regard to tho quarrying ot tho v
big rock for tho breakwater. Ho
told tho chamber that Kauai was
fortunate In finding their rock closo
at hand, as on tho breakwaters In
tho Islands it bad been necessary
to haul the rock many miles, great
ly adding to the expenso of tho pro
ject. Major Johnson then spoko briefly
on tho financial end, stating that
the original appropriation ot $450,
000, part of which was appropriated
by tho territory and the rest by tho
federal government, would last un
til tho middle of next April. Ho then
said that tho now appropriation,
which would como in tho new riv
ers and harbors bill, would rest
with tho chief of engineers, as un
der tho new system In rivers nnd
harbor work, a lump sum Is appro
priated and tho expending ot this
sum is left to tho chief of engi
neers. Major Johnson stated that ho
had no doubt that thero would bo
money available for the work as tho
chief of engineers had stated that
It was tho deslro of that offico to
carry on tho work continuously ow
ing to great expenses that is add
ed to any construction work that
Is shut down for a period and then
Tho harbor when completed, ac
cording to Major Johnson will bo
slightly bigger than Honolulu harbor
and will bo dredged to a depth ot
35 feet. Mr. Johnson warned tho
chamber that in planning tho har
bor to bo sure to work out tho
problem In full in regard to tho ul
timate result. Ho urged them to In
clude railroad terminal facilities lu
tho harbor work and showed whoro
In tho construction ot Honolulu har
bor this Idea had not bocn carried
out and thero was sovcral piers
In tho harbor whoro there wero no
railroad and this occasioned con
siderable expenso In tho handling
He nlso urged that tho chamber
use Its influence with tho board ot
harbor commissioners In tho placing
of tho bulkhead lines so that they
will be placed by the tlmo tho feder
al government is ready to dredgo tho
harbor so that tho debris from tho
harbor can bo used In building up
land behind tho bulkheads. Ho stat
ed that tho government would not
bo ready to consider dredging for
at lenst a year.
Actual progress on tho breakwater
was his next topic nnd ho stated
thero Is C27 foot completed which
Included tho railroad approach to
tho breakwater. Tho rato of con
struction averages about 40 feet a
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