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The Garden Island. [volume] (Lihue, Kauai, H.T.) 1902-current, January 30, 1912, Image 1

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ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 9. NO. 5.
Director Wall and his Aides in
the 1912 floral Parade are gradual
ly getting the many details of the
big undertaking into splendid
Last week marked progress in
all branches of the Parade and the
various comniittess are finally get
ting the results needed for a suc
cessful event. Director Wall's
plans include a Colonial Ball that
ijtfill be one of the social features
"jf the season. This Ball will be
held at the Young Hotel on the
night of Feb 22. Announcement
will be made within a few days as
to the committee that is to arrange
the affair. The list of Patronesses
will include the most prominent
folk of Honolulu. The Colonial
Ball will round u p two nights
and a day of Hawaii's continuous
The full program of the Floral
Parade was announced by Director
Wall this week. It includes the
production of "pinafore" and the
Water Carnival on the evening of
Feb. 21, the Military Parade on
the morning of Feb. 22, the Floral
Parade in the afternoon ending
with the Japanese Lantern Parade
in the evening to be followed by
the Colonial Ball.
Energetic committees have these
various parts of the program in
hand and are working on the de
tails. What is needed most of all
are additional entries for the
Floral Parade Section. M a n y
owners of cars in Honolulu have
volunteered to "come forward and
have promised to put in their cars,
,jwhile many others are holding
i)ack: prefering,to watch the parade
Hiut Director Wall emphasizes the
fact that it is up to the people of
Honolulu to cooperate, particular
ly in the matter of decorated auto-
? mobiles and he hopes that the
spirit of cooperation will be
stronger than the pleasure of
watching the Parade from the side
lines, as it were.
Mrs. J. M. Dowsett is chairman
of the committee on decorated
automobiles and the various mem
bers of her committee are doing
their best to secure a record list of
entries. They have done their
work up with the greatest enthu
siasm and now it is up to the
owners themselves to do the rest.
The Float section of the Parade
will be the most attractive, un
doubtedly, of all the many attrac
tive sections past events have dis
played. Prospects for entries from the
other islands are better than ever
sfiiefore. The Inter-Island Com
pauy is making an offer of' half
rates for autos entered i n the
Floral Parade, that is, that fare
will be charged only one way.
The outside entries will be fea
tured this year as never before.
Would Cut Throat
Special to The Qarlcn Island.
Koloa. Jan., 29. Kanakalea, a
Hawaiian who had been com'fined
in jail, here awaiting trial on a
charge of incest, attempted sui
cide in his cell early this morning
bv stabbing himself in the neck,
inflicting serious but not fatal
wounds. He was immediately ta
ken to the hospital where prompt
medical aid was rendered which
will probably save his life.
At the Lihue Park, Saturday
February 3rd., 1912, at
7:30 P. M.
I'ART 1.
i u,rch ''AmericanCabet".KiB. Hall
Overture.. "Bo.i Ami"..C. S. Cumia
T Sercnade."LaSerenado".F. Schubert
V March "Honolulu Jinglo" C. Carlton
' Pakt 2.
r " Selection. .. "Bohemian Gill" Balfo
' Waltzes..' "The Artist's Dream';..-.
Al. Pinard
7 fntJni"ez7.o."Numa".Tl)oa. S. Allen
r' Finale. "The American Aviator"....
Del Vecho
'"fhe'star Spangled Banner.
J. A. Soczi,
pulpit in the foreign
church here
'Stoat Kona storm seems nwr.
Special to The Garden Iitand.
One of the largest and most en
joyable social events of the season
was the Garden party given by Mr.
and Mrs. B. D. Baldwin at their
home in Makaweli on Thursday
afternoon. -
The spacious and beautiful lawn
was rendered a veritable bower of
beauty with potted plants and
hanging ferns. Rustic seats and
small tables were scattered about
the grounds. Delicious .refresh
ments were served by a bevy of
pretty girls.
The strains of music by an or
chestra made a sweet accompani
ment to the flow of merry conver
sation and laughter.
Among the guests were Mrs. V.
Kuudsen, Mr, and Mrs. Eric Knud-
scn, Miss McL-iareu, Mr. ana Mrs.
Danford, Lady Herron, Mr. and
Mrs. Hanson, Judge a n d Mrs.
Hofgaard, Miss Gertrude Hof-
gaard, Mr. and Mrs. Brandt, Dr.
and Mrs. Sandow, Rev. Milliken,
Miss Criegler, Mrs. and Miss Whit
tington, Mr. and Mrs. Mahlum,
Mrs. Hodge, Miss Mattie Jordan,
Mrs. Aubrey Robinson, Miss Ma
thews, Mrs. Ewart, Mr. and Mrs.
Schultze, Mr. and Mrs. Greig, Mr.
and Mrs. Truscott, Mrs. Cunning
ham, Misses Barbara and Etta Lee,
Mrs. Brodie, Miss Marie Anderson,
Mrs. Alexander, Miss Woodman.
A Pretty Musicale
Mrs. Carter gave one of her de
lightful musicales last Thursday
afternoon, invitations having been
issued to parents and friends of
the pupils that they might enjoy
the treat which 'was in store for
them. Decorations consisted of a
profusion of shasta daisies and
pink carnations. '
The children did beautifully,
the entire program being carried
out with perfect ease and grace.
Miss Dora Broadbent, in a trio
of pianofortes, acquitted herself
midst high praises, dementi's
"Sonatina," was played in. a
masterful manner, while special
mention must be made to another
which was filled with beautiful
expression. The piece was "from
the Impromptu (Rosamond.) The
ease with which Miss Dora con
trolled the most difficult parts,
showed a technique of which many
older persons might feel justly
The pianoforte solo by Miss
Edith Rice, entitled Sweet Eve
lyn waltz," was executed with
splendid precision, while A Lei
sure Hour," one of the young la-
dv's favorites, was played with a
rounded out expression which dis
played a degree o f skill rarely
developed in one so young.
The vocal selections were spright
ly little expressions winch were
rendered with excellent expression
the enuciation being particularly
Little four-year-old Charlotte
Eileen Carter, Mrs. Carter's most
youthful pupil, covered herself with
distinction in rendering four verses
of a pretty little action song en
titled "All for Baby."
After the conclusion of the very
nleasinc program, small tables
daintily decorated with pink car
nations were set for refreshments
on the lanai.
Pianoforte Solo. "Coronation March".
Dora Broadbent
Song.. "The Spiders' BaU".-Thos Facer
Edith Rice, Juliet Rice, Dora Broadbent
Pianoforte Solo.. "Sweet Evelyn Waltz"
Edith Rico
Pianoforte Duet . . "Minuet' ' . .Boccherine
Dora Broadbent, Edith Rice.
Pianoforte Solo.. "Sonatina". ..Clementi
Dora Broadbent
Song.. ."The Sunny-faced Brigade"....
T Thos. Facer
Edith Rico, Juliet Rice, Dora Broadbent
Pianoforte Solo.. "A Leisure Hour"
Arnoldo Sartorio
Edith Rice
Song "All for Baby" Rocske
Charlotte Eileen Carter.
Pianoforte Solo."From the Impromptu"
(Bo?amond) Schubert
Dora Rroadbent.
Book-keeper Borciko of
the Ki
lauea Plantation office was a passen
ger lor Honolulu Saturday,
HisUon ReatsdcK ocewmsd.
If energetic school children indicate prosperity, then this
Territory might well be considered exceedingly so, since from
most every nook and corner, from most unexpected sources,
comes subscriptions to the limit of five books and in several
cases requests for permission to take more than five subscription
have been received. These requests cannot be granted, how
ever, as there would not be enough books to go around.
The success with which our little agents are meeting, is due
to their ability as huslters and to the standard of Tin; Gakdkn
Within the next three weeks, hundreds of little boys and
girls will possess themselves with the very books which they
would never otherwise be able to secure. One Maui boy writes
that he secured his five subsciptions in one day after school hours.
All that is necessary is to explain to your friends that with
every subscription you get a fifty cent story book, show them the
paper and the rest is easy.
Agents should write plainly their address, and name of their
choice of books.
Moose Hold Forth
Organizer Lund of the Loyal Or
der of Moose initiated no less than
thirty into the unfathonable myste
ries of the order last Friday even
ing. The meeting was held in The
Gardrn Island building. Fol
lowing an adjourment of business
refreshments were served after
which each individual moose did
the vamoose stunt back t o his
home coral.
Baseball Is Coming
Evidently smarting from the
showiniz made 1 n last season s
series, and being anxious to have
another try-out, a prominent mem
ber of the Lihue Baseball League
dropped into the Gardkn Island
office this morning and produced
the following which he claimed
would probably represent Lihue's
team in the coming contest.
Charlie Rice, 1st. base: Harold
Morgan, 2nd. base; Philip Rice,
3rd. base; Arthur Rice, s. s.; Wil
lie Rice, c; K. C. Hopper, p.; J.
Malina, r. f.; Ogawa, c. f.; Willie
Opunui, 1. i
Leslie Wishard, Willie Coney,
Charlie Hosea, Johnny Fernandez,
"I would like to see the different
league teams get together and
draft a schedule; to hear their
opinions as to duration of such,
transportation and otner business
pertaining to the game, "said he.
All of which ye editor endorses and
hopes that a prompt start will be
made in the coming series.
A Hanapepe Party
Special to The Garden Island,
Elkelk, Jan., 29. Mr. and Mrs.
Hastie entertained at Pedro to their
many friends here Saturday even
ing. Mr. Brodie won the gents'
first prize a handsome ebon y
clothes brush while Mrs. Morse
became the proud possessor of a
beautiful silver cologne bottle as la
dies' first prize. The consolation
prizeman artistic water color repro
duction of the Hanapepe falls was
awarded by cutting the cards and
was captured by Mr. Dillingham.
' Among those present from Ha
naoene were Mr. and Mrs. Brodie,
Mrs, Morse, Miss Haffley and Miss
Is In Busines Again
Mrs. Annie Berg has recovered
sufficiently to again take charge of
her business. She is located at
the same place and has completed
arrangements for calling for and
delivering orders.
Is Going It Alone
Thomas O'Brien, who has for
the past ten years, been a regular
caller on Kauai's merchantment
in the capacity of traveling sales
man, has launched out into busi
ness for himself, having establish
ed a general Commercial Agency
with offices in the Wavcrly Block,
Honolulu. That Tom may be as
always bqm in the. past, are the
A Japanese Brawl
Special lo The Garden Island.
Koloa, Jan., 28. As the result
of a disagreement which arose be
tween two Japanese here today, one
carries a badly scarred face, hav
ing expetienced a slam against a
stone wall, while the other lan
guishes in a cell in the County hos
tlery. Hoch der Kaiser ! !
The Emperor's birthday was
fittingly observed at the Kegel
Club last Saturday evening. A
big turn out was there, including
Rev.-Hans Isenberg, who, .during
the evening, nfade a short and
highly appropriate talk for which
hearty applause was rendered.
An unusual supply of the German
beverage and delicious eatibl'es
were on deck and several inter
esting bowling contests were pull
ed off, the most interesting being
the game between the moose and
anti-moose, the former winning
out by the small score of two
points. Following this game,
three moose and three anti's, took
another turn at the pins, the
1 a tt e r coming out victorious.
A handsome moose button was put
upbyK. C. Hopper, the same to
become the property of the moose
who secured t h e highest score.
This was captured by Mr. Maser.
making the second button won by
the latter within the last fortnight.
Mr. Rohrig also put up a pretty
stein for the highest score among
the antis, which was taken by Mr,
A Double Birthday
A most enjoyable birthday party
was that which was given by Mrs.
Wtn. H.Rice Jr., last Friday after
noon, the occasion being the elev
enth birthday anniversary of Mas
ter Harrison and the first birthday
of Little Miss Dora Mary. The
fact that the two birthdays fell on
the same date though ten years be
tween, is a coincidence rarely ex
perienced and gave rise to much
comment concerning the distin
guished couple. An unusual num
ber of pretty gifts were received and
most highly appreciated.
Accepts Challenge
Secretary Maser of the Kegel
Club' has received an acceptance
to the club's challenge recently
issued to the Maui bowling team.
The contest will bowled the eve
ning of February tenth.
Road Work Begins
Macadamizing the stretch of road
near the half way bridge has begun.
The completion of this stretch of
road will blot out the last remain
bad spot of road between here
Koloa. By January 1913, it is
planned to have the road com
pleted between Kealia and Lihue.
sincere wishes of lib host of Kauai
Special to The Garden Island.
Koi.oa, Jan., 28. In a labor
camp about noon to-day, a shooting
affray occurred which will probably
end in the death of a Filipino who
isaid to have hailed from Makawe
li but a few days since, accompa
nied by a young lady of the same
nationality. It seems that the in
jured man had been paying his re
gards to the lady in question but
the latter's father objected, and on
learning that they had eloped to
Koloa, he came in search ol them.
That he expected trouble is eviden
ced in the fact that no sooner had
he discovered the couple in the Ko
loa camp than he began to make
things warm for the young man by
pumping bullets at him to the num
ber of five shots four of which took
effect in various parts of his body.
Friends o.f the injured man quick
ly overpowered the would-be-murderer,
and held him until the police
arrived when he was taken to jail,
while the victim was speedily con
veyed to the hospital where it was
learned that his wounds would pro
bably prove fatal.
It is claimed that the- young
man first attacked the elder with a
As we go to press learn that the
man died trom ins injuries last
night, and a coroner's inquest is
being held this afternoon.
Tenis Tournament
Special h The Garden Island.
Makawuli, Jan., 29. A lawn
tenis tournament will open here
next Sunday morning at 8 o'clock
when singles will be played off be
tween the following teams
Browne vs. Fergie
Elders vs. M Fassoth
Murdoch vs. Rankin
Berg vs. Cooke
Deverill- vs. Banham
Peterson vs. Truscott
Honan vs. Thompson
Hazelton vs. Greig
E. O. Hall & Son, has placed a
silver cup at the dispo-al of the
winner of the singles, which will
probably be decided some time
next week.
A series of doubles will also be
played off soon, the prize for which
will be a pair of rackets trimmed
with silver, bearing the monogram
of the winners. Much enthusiasm
and hard practice is the order of
the day and indications are very
good for record-breaking scores
Gives Big Chowder
(Special, to the Garden Island)
Hanai'JJI'K, Jan., 29.- Bonfires,
vocal and instrumental selections,
and dadoodles" of the best chow
der ever chowd," combined with
a glorious moonlight night on the
Hanapepe beach, were chief fea
tures at a gathering of the mem
bers of the Uima Club here last
Saturday evening. A special train
brought the Makaweli members
over while autos supplied means of
transportation for the Wauneaites.
The chowder was manufactured
bv the Makaweli Hotel Chef and
was of a quality that belonged to the
some more" kind. Members in
attendance were Mr. Mahlum, Mrs,
Hofgaard, Mr. and Mrs. Keightley
Miss Jordan, Miss Hofgaard, Miss
Anderson, Misses Lee, Mr. Akina
Mr. Murdoch, Mr. Cooke, Edward
Deverill, Mr. Thompson, Herbert
Berg, Mr. Ehlers,' Martin Fassoth
The next stunt the club will pull
off will take the form of a Leap
Year party, which needless to add
will be staged bv the lady members
Chinese Show Pau
The Chinese Dramatic Company
winch has been the source of de
light to Kauai's theater goers for
the past two weeks, gave its last
performance at Koloa last night
and will depart for Honolulu this
The funds derived from this show
are to be turned over to the Chi
nese Red Cross Society and the di
rectors asked ThkGakdkn Island
to say to the public that they most
heartilv thank and appreciate the
liberality of the Kguai people in
the cauie of suffering humanity,
According to late advice to Su
pervisor Brodie, the v a r i o u .4
school libraries are to be allowed
extra funds with which to purchase
new books, the allotment being
based on certain conditions. The
communication received by Mr.
Brodie is as follows:
Method of apportioning the
Library Fund among the several-
counties and the different schools
in each county.
Pirst: Apportion the total sum
S3600 among the several counties
on the basis of school enrollment.
City & County of Honolulu $1332
County of Hawaii 1188
County of Maui 612
County of Kauai 468
Ihe distribution of the sum ap
portioned to each county among
the several schools of that county
is based on the following:
A primary pupil, 1 unit; a
grammar pupil, 2 units; and a
high or normarpupil,' 4 units.
1 he value of one unit is fon d
dividing the total sum, $3600
by the total number bf children
enrolled June 23, 1911, which is
about t.nVi; the value of two
units will be $.35 and the value of
four units S.70.
First find the amount to be al
lowed the number of high or nor
mal pupils in each school in the
county and subtract the sum of
these several amounts from the
amount apportioned to the county.
Next find the amount to be al
lowed for the number of grammar
grade pupils in each school and
subtract the total from the amount
remaining in the fund after the
apportioned has been made for
high and normal pupils.
to' f be $31
Lastly the remainder is
according to the number of pri
mary pupils in each school.
The sum of the amounts appor
tioned to the primary, grammar
and high and normal pupils in
each school will be the total
amount of the library fund for
that school.
Suggestions in Regard to Selec
tion of Books for School
For the primary grades the
books should be selected largely
from sets of readers for primary
grades, simple stories, fables,
myths, etc.
I' or more advanced grades books
on travel, History, biography.
poems, natural history, etc. as
well as books of reference should
be added to the library.
In all school libraries some
books which are helpful to the
teacher in carrying out the re
quirements of the course of study
should be found such as Cotn
stock's Manual for Study ofxIn
sects. Tarr & McMurry's Geo
graphies,. Le Conte's Elements of
Geology, Elementary Lessons' in
Zoology, Classic myths, etc.
Following these suggestions,
each principal may select from a
list of books authorized bv' the
Department, such books as are
suitable for his school, the cost of
which will be within the amount
apportioned to that particular
school, and submit the same to
this Department. If any principal
fails to make a list of books for
his school or the list is not received
in time to make up the order, the
Department will select the books
for that school.
The books will be ordered from
this office and shipped to the
Prim. Gram. Total
Haena 47 6.58
Hanalei 106 7 17.29
Kilauea 144 23 28.21
Koolau 45 5 8.05
Anahola 44 6.16
Kapaa 298 65 64,47
Hanamaulu 169 14 28.56
Lihue 310 36 56.00
Huleia 41 5.74
Koloa 199 23 35.91
Kalaheo 143 7 22.48
Hanapepe 313 55 63.07
Makaweli 153 21.42
Waimea 314 17 49.91
Mana 41 ' 5.74
Kekaha 130 6' 20.30
Niihau 36 5.04

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