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i ,sC .(ESTABLISHED 1904.' VOL. 9. NO. 32, HUE, TERRITORY OF HAWAII. TUESDAY.AUGUST 12, 1913 SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CEMS PER COPY ijy, ... L t i SUPERVISORS HOLD MEETING The usual monthly meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Kauai was held at the office of the Board in L,ihtie on Weduesday the 6th day of August, 1913, at 10:00 A. M. Present: Mr. H. D. Wishard, chairman; Francis Gay, W. D . McBryde, J. Von Ekekela, A. Menefoglio. The minutes o f the last and previous meetings were read and the same as read were approved, Several bills against the Countv were received by the Board and after their examination, w.ere ap proved to be paid out of the several appropriations as follows: Salary County Rd Supervisor $ 225.00 160.00 240.00 140.00 150.00 135r00 125.00 960.00 151.00 586.90 Pay of-Police: . Specials Waimea Koloa Lihue Kawaihau Haiialei Coroner's Inquest County Tail District Courts & Jails: Waimea 40.00 Koloa 10.09 Kawaihau 11 1.50 Haiialei . -, 7.75 ' 59 25 Expenses of. Witnesses. - 50.00 Hospitals: ' " . Waimea ? 100.00r Eteele 5000 " Kbloa 50.00 . " Lihue t " 125.00 -ff 325.00 Incidentals: k- .. " Attorney Jl3:25; 'Auditor . . v- 134.36 Clerk . - 41. 55-- Sheriff. tW.' - - XS2AO w SupeTvisors " ' 25 Treasurer 23.50 License Collections ' 30 Rd Supervisor 107.30 475.11 Office Rent 30.00 Repairs schools etc: W ai m e a 1400.00 Special Deposits schools 224.70 Special Quarantine Officers 78.00 Stationery $ 49.50 Support of Prisoners Weights & Measures Water Works: Waimea Kalaheo Lawai Koloa 532.75 100.00 $ 66.75 30.00 4.12 11.25 112.12 Road Work: Countv Road Machinery 3369.05 Niihau: Rd Tax Spec. Deposit 1.65 Waimea: Oiling R d s Spec Depo 77.50 Rds & Brdgs 598.50 Rd Tax Spec Deposit 521.00 598.50 Koloa: Macadamizing Spec DepoJ 17.30 Oiling Roads 215.97 Roads & Brdgs 52.60 Rd Tax Spec Deposit 463.92 481.22 Lihue: Oiling Rds Spec Depo 12.75 Roads & Brdgs 11.40 Rd Tax Spec Depo 576.55 589.30 Kawaihau: Rds & Brdgs 2452.18 Rd Tax Spec Deposit 30.40 Hanalei: Macadam, Prince-Waikoko, 270.95 Rds & Brdgs 818.19 1089.14 Rd Tax Spec Deposit 20.10 Total $ 14,351.39 financial Reports for the month of July, 1913, viz: Treasuer's R 136, Auditor's R 136a, Audi tor's Trial Balance TR 136aa, and the Joint Report R 136b, were duly received and was referred, as usual, to the Finance Committee for report. Financial Reports for June, 1913 viz Rs. 134, 134a. 134aa, and 134b were duly reported upon by the Pigance Committee, Mr. Gay. and wore duly approved upon that ci nmittee's rccommendacion. A communication dated the 29th, ult. from Mr. J. Bush prin cipal of the Koloa school, which asked for information as to when another school room for Koloa will be built was duly received and LAST GAMES OF BASEBALL OF SERIES, PLAYED SUNDAY Makweli and Koloa Are Tied For Championhip in Sec ond Series. WILL PLAY OFF TIE IN LIHUI The usual thing happened, up at the Lihue BascBall Park last Sun day the McBrydes being the winners in a ten inning game score 5-4. The visitors scored two in the second, one each in the third fourth and tenth. The home club got one in the third and three in the fifth. The Koloa team van quished the champions of last year 4-3 in a ten inning game, and Ma- kaweh put it all over K. A. C, to the tune of 9-1. These games bring the baseball season to the end of the second act. Next Sundav when the certain rises again the scene will represent Koloa and Ma ka,weli in a duel for first honors of ! the second series. The fourth act will'be the winner of same and McBryde playing off two outof three Tor the championship of the year 1913 Sunday's Games. - Koloa 4 Kilauea 3 ' Makaweli 9 K. A. C. 1 McBryde 5 Lihue x4 SUNDAY'S BALL GAMES Koloa,-Makaweli at Lihue. STANDING OF TEAMB, ' Per c. e w .v ' Koloa 4 1 800 Makaweli 4 1 800 McBrvde (3 2 600 K. A. C. '2 3 400 Kilauea 1 4 200 Lihue .14 200 FAMOUS LECTURER AT THE LIHUE HALL FRIDAY NIGHT Dr. Wiihard Will Lecture on Persia and Its People, Among Whom He Has Lived For 20 Years. Dr. John G. Wishard, recently of Persia now a guest of his brother Hon, H. D. Wishard, has consent ed to give a lecture on "Persia and its People," and "The Inaugura tion of its constitutional govern ment," and Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Wishard have invited the public to the meeting which is entirely free of charge, and will take place in the Lihue Hall, Friday evening, at eight o'clock. Dr. Wishard, spent twenty years in Persia, during which time he gained much distinction as a writer, having acted in the capacity ot official correspondent to a number of the world's leading magazines. He is also the author of "Twenty Years in Persia," a most interest ing real life history woven in, day by day, as actually seen by the Author. The doctor will remain on Ka uai for another week before return ing to his home in Wooster Ohio, where he enjoys a large practice. The people in Lihue rarely have an opportunity to hear good lec tures, and thev are certainly grate ful to Dr. Wishard for the appor tunity he is giving them to hear him, Especially on such aninter esting subiect ANNUAL MEETING The an mini meeting of the Hui Kua Aina of wainiha will be held at the usual place at. Wainiha on Thursday September 5th, 1913, at ten o'clock a. m. for the purposes of hearing the reports of the ofllcers, and for the election of new officers for1 tho enmiing term, and the mcmlwrs of said Ilni are hereby request ed to attend paid meeting, either in per son or by proxy. Jamc K. Arou, President II. K. o Wainiha Kapaa, Kauai. Au. 4, HUH. 4t. since the Board had--voted at last monthly meeting not to build any more school houses this year, the coiumumcatioujaf the Board's own motion was ordered filed. Continued on supplement DEPUTY-SHERIFF W. 0. GROWELL IS ARREST- ED ON CHARGE OF EMBEZZLEMEN W. O. CROWELL tf Jf V "Mr. Bertram and I, have tran sacted business under an agreement to the effect, that when he had a bill against me, it was settled- by an exchange of an account I had against him. This method of doing, business always proved satisfactory to both of us, therefore, in the case wherein, he charges embezzlement, I collected the sum of $91 for him, and feeling that, although we recently had a disagreement, since he was indebted to me Considerably more than the sum inrolved, 1 had the privilege of. witholding not only my commission for collection, but the principal, as well, until a final settlement could b? had with ,lVk Bertram. T am convinced that. Lara righfjltnd am perfect wajj tok haveTthe court settle the matter: As (o the rumors concerning the ad ministration of my office as deputy sheriff; I'will say1 that these are absolutely groundless, and .further more, you can quote me. as being most willing to abide results of a thorough investigation.'- " "yExtracts'from aii'ihtcrview 'witfi Deputy' Sheriff Crowell, by a reporter at his home in Waimva last Thursday. Deputy Sheriff W. O. Crowell, arrested on warrant, sworn to by Geo. A. Bertram, Manager of the Waimea Machine Works, charged with embezzlement, in an inter view with a reporter of Tiui Gar den Island made the above state ments concerning his part in a situation which has caused a sensation throughout the island. Attorney S. K. Kaeo issued the warrant early Friday rooming, the same being served by Sheriff Rice Saturday morning, the prelimi nary hearing coining before Judge Hofgaard yesterday morning at ten o'clock. According to Mr. Crowell, bad blood has existed between he and Bertram for some time, orignat ing over some contract concerning the sale of a gasolene engine. Up to this break, it seems that by common consent, the two had been closely connected in business matters, perfect harmony prevail ing. Following the trouble over the gasolene engine, the breech continued t o widen, until the climax occurred when Bertram swore out a warrant for Crowell's arrest on a charge of embezzlement. In the course of the interview with Mr. Crowell, he was asked concerning rumors of the adminis tration of the affairs of his office, and ftankly stated that such ru mors are absolutely without foun dation. Rumor has it t" the effect that the deputy has, by engaging in so many private enterprises, in capacitated himself as an efficient officer, his various private affairs requiring attention which should and does belong to the police de partment. Besides being deputy sheriff, Mr. Crowell runs a public electric lighting system, conducts a moving picture show, has opened up a garage, and is deputy tax as sessor that is, he does practically all the work of the present deputy of Waimea. It is claimed that he has used members of the police de partment to further his personal interests, that bv employing a police officer a part of the time for his private use, he is violating the law. When asked concerning this point, Mr. Crowell stated that he is at present doing so bul-thnt ac cording to law. he has a right to do this, and that notwithstanding that the new law governing the employment of prisoners by police officials provides for this to a cej BUT IS ACQUITTED v GEORGE BERTRAM V"lrfr. Crowell has transacted business for me in the capacity of a .collector, ever since I have been in business in Waimea, having in every hi s tance heretofore, immediately made an accounting to me of money .collected. The collections which he 'flas made, and out of which an em bezzlement charge has grown, is i tit. .. one mane oy mm some time ago, And for which I made a personal demand, less his commission. No bill to the time of the beginning of 4 this trouble, had been rendered me iby Mr. Crowell, and my contention if is, jhat mr. irowell has no legal right to without the amoudt collect ed 'on account of bills whicIT I owed rhim, without due process of law vand furthermore, that there is no ' relation betweea anything 'due' him from me and the sum for which he has laid himself liable Mr. Crowell' is not acting square In the matter of rendering his accounts, as evidence will show'whenlh'e-matterreachest courCand' all the' particulars' are ' miunu. t, . - TJxEracjtsJFom. an interview ' wiiii iur. Derirunr, oy nrtrer. porter at his place of business in Waimea last Thursday. v. tain extent, he has not even per mitted the least help from a prisoner since the new law passed. These very unpleasant rumors, coupled with the small number of arrests he makes, and the thread worh one to the effect that the deputy sheriff has the people of Waimea buffaloed," and the sheriff "buncoed," or words to that effect, certainly entitles Mr. Crowell to a hearing by an entire ly unbiassed committee of inves tigators. He owes it to himself to demand such, and in so doing, he, guilty or not gutlty, commands the respect o f even those who would malign him. The charge brought against him by Bertram, is a serious one, yet not so damaging as the constant public rumor as to his general in difference to his duty. A thorough investigation of these rumors would very likely have a whole some effect on Waimoa's official atmosphere. In concluding his interview with the reporter, Mr. Crowell expressed his eagernesi for a thorough investigation, which practically puts it up to the pro per authorities to make a move. Case Is Tried Waimea August 11. The case of Deputy Sheriff W. 0. Crowell, who was arrested here last Satur day, charged with embezzlement, came up before Judge Hofgaard, at ten o'clock this morning. Ber tram, the main witness for the pro secution, was the only witness to take the stand. The case was one in volving a charge of embezzlement resulting from an apparent mis understanding relative to an ac count which defendant had collect ed for plaintiff. Defendant had collected an account and as Ber tram owed him a bill decided to hold the amount pending a settle ment. Documentary evidence was placed on exhibition.which formed the largest portion of proof for the defense. Attorneys J. II. Coney and A. G. Kaulukou represented defendeut, while prosecuting At torney A. K. Kaeo appeared for plaintiff. The County Attorney put up an admirable fight in his closing ad dress to the court who at the con- ' elusion of his remarks dismissed I the case. Trial Is Farce I Admitting for argument's sake, that the plaintiff had no case, there seems but little excuse for the farcical manner in which the trial was conducted. I t was plainly evident from the first question put to the prosecuting witness, that the county attorney had held no con sultation with his clitnt, and later developments proved that the i client held papers during the trial which should have been in the hands of the attorney, who dealt unsparingly i n sarcastic smiles, and made eyes a t embarassing points i n his clients testimony. Then Judge Hofgaard, to add a finishing touch to the affair, read the charge of acquital which he himself laughingly stated had been written before the beginning o f the attorney's closing marks. Court proceedings, regardless of their importance require a certain dignity, of which i f shorn, ren ders "those responsible for such conditions, objects of ridicule. In the prosecuting attorney's case, luckily the people have a remedy at hand, and will in all probability "have something to sav ih the future in, regard to the gum-shoe politi caljqonglomeration which, inthe past ljas been responsible for so 'lnanyirresuonsibIes.- As tQ Judge-.Hofgaard, every one knows hirias a bjg hearted ... jovial" iridi ;viduaU .a iMitw111'jiiKlerstand -of 'QOUiseJ,liat.)n4.Tende'igliis',hdeci5 51UII us ucuiu in liii: cusc, ijc uiu so in the, spirit of a r ivate citizen and not judge at le ;t this is our interpretation of his actions and it is sincerely hoped ?hat he and also the county attor ;y may pro fit from what has b n said con cerning them in coi lection with this triai, every won of which is intended as construe ve criticism. WOULD "LICK" BOSS The following local bit of news is taken from the local Filipino paper, The Aug Pagkakaisa: Mr. F. Weber, manager of the Lihue Plantation and a Portuguese teamster came together in a fight last Friday. Manager Weber was provoked by the man's attitude, and got off his horse and gave him a cuff in the face. The Portuguese having been felled, got up and at tacked Mr. Weber and would have beaten him up badly, had it not been that the affair took place near the mill, when being seen by En gineer Winter, the said gentleman separated the combatants. The Portuguese was discharged. WIFE-BEATER ARRESTED Henry Waiau, assistant to Coun ty Clerk Kaneakua, and Auditor Maser, was placed under arrest last Tuesday, as the result of a beating which he had administered to his wife. He had been warned by police officials on previous occasions of a like nature, and for a short time, following the arrest, it seemed that the police officials really meant to give him all that was due him. However, it is understood that he has relented, been forgiven, and allowed another opportunity t o beat her up. .Waiau was given a sentence cf two weekft hard labor, but noted an anneal, thus giving him tem- poray liberty. - BUSINESS MEN MEET THURSDAY Those interested in the es tablishing of a Kauai Com mercial Association please he present at a meeting called for this purpose at I ill lie Hall, on Th.ir-il.i;' . August 14th, nt 10 A. Hi E. E. Mahi.uu, H. IlOHKIG, C. W. Si'iT. I J. PLEASED Says Nice Things About Our Officials, and Praises The County Engineer Harbor Commutioners Here for Lo cating Kapaa Landing, and General Inspection Work. Superintendent of Public Works J. W. Caldwell teturned to Hono lulu on the Kiti.ij Saturday, hav ing spent a week inspecting matters with which his department is con nected on the Garden Island. This was the superintendent's first visit to Kauai, and on being asked how he liked the looks of it, he fell into a degree of praise which would ex haust the editorial inkstand if re peated. I would like to say a word or two in praise of your board of supervisors," said the new su perintendent. "They show excel lent judgment in allowing their engineer to spend what money you have, m peruuiu.nl fixtures. If all counties would adopt this method, we might not advance so rapidly in milege of roads, but what would be lacking in this, would more than be made up in the permanent im provement of straightened curves, genuinely gcod roads and substan tial bridges. When your engineer, puts a road in. it is there to stay, and it requires but little up-keep"to keep-in splendid repair. Engineer Moragne has.plentv of grey matter, and he spreads it out over " vour .roads with most desirable results." On beMg' asked if .thedepartnieht ' :n;iu uiucQyiijv" linciiu Willi ' any.' new flonlesteiadardJl3lildllg,,'J,1 4.1. i.:.;...'.'jr " are figuring on spending some twenty odd thousand dollars on the Kalaheo homestead tract, and 1 be lieve the. Kapaa homestead lands will also receive some attention, just to wliat extent I am yet unable to say." Among other things, the super intendent inspected the government wharves. In relation to the Hana lei wharf, which has been reported as being too low, Mr. Caldwell said it appealed to be all light, and further added that the construc tion work on the wharf, had been exceptionally well done. He brought his big Cadillac with him. The Territory's new superinten dent is a hustler, having already gotten things pretty well straighten ed out, nothwithstanding that he has been but a short time in office. HARBOR COMMISSIONER HERE The Territorial Board of Harbor Commissioners visited Kauai last week, on a tour of inspection of our harbors, and to look over the proposed site of a lauding at Kapaa to be used by the new Pineapple Co. In regard to this particular wharf, there is a probability that either the old Hanamaulu or Ana hola landing will be used, as the infreqttency with which a lauding at Kapaa would be used, is said to hardly justify the expense of put ting in a new wharf. It was also pointet out by one of the commis sioners, that the existence of a few good wharves, would be much more economical than were we to have a large number to keep in repair. The sum of $26,000 appropriated by the last Legislature for Kauai wharves, will be spent chiefly on repairs of present structure. KAMAA1NA YISITS KAUAI Herman F. Heller, representing the I.orillard Talmcco Co of New Jersey, is on Kauai with one ofthe strongest lines of chewing a n d smoking that has ever been brought to the island. Mr. Heller intends to establish temporary headqtiaters in Honolulu. T h e well-known firm of Ilackfeld & Co.. are his general agents for the Territory. This i s Hellers's first trip to Ka uai within 20 years and it is inter esting to hear hia hunieious des criptions at "Old Kauni" and his surprise of "New Kauai." SUPER TOE CALDWELL S "'If ..'' 4-. .A A if- Utkr4. - -- . .u JUJt&:d..sju. .... . - , . .. A, if ...... i.. , jm m