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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 11. NO. 4,
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY ' OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. JANUARY 26, 1915
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CZKT3 PER OPY
Political. Personal And General
Notes, Seasoned With Breezy
(Special Correspondence. )
Makaweli and neighborhood are
strong for B. D. Baldwin for super
visor from this s:de, and although
theuames of Mr. T. Brandt and Mr.
G. F. Rankin are mentioned with
favor, sentiment seems to be crys
tallizing in favor of Mr. Baldwin.
It is i enerally conceded that Mr.
Baldwin would make a first-class
supervisor, and as he is supported
bv, two-thirds of the taxation inter
ests of the district, he must be re
garded as a representative man in
a bushier as W( .1 a:; a general
Mr. Ebeliug, of Makaweli, is a
gain being persistently mentioned
for the office of county sheriff.
AN. AUTO COLLISION
Chang Yau, of Bishop &. Com
pany's bank, Wnimen, and family
narrowly escaped serious injuries
a few evenings ago when their car
collided with another machine at
Maka.veli. Chang Van's car was
completely overturned, but forlu
natelv no one suffered moie than
FASSOTH TO KIPAIIULU
It is understood that John Fas
sotb, formerly manager of Waimea
Sugar Company's plantation, is
now occupying a similar position
with the Kipabulu Sugar Com
pany, on the island of Mam.
DANCING AND TENNIS
Dancing seems to have taken the
people of this district by storm.
New dances, the one-step and
hesitation waltz have carried many
"off their feet", and dancing
classes under the verv able tuition
of M-ss Low are just now quite
the thing. Not content with the
classes, many are meeting at pri
vate bouses for rehearsals, and it
will doubtless not be long before
we have a fine crop of dancers at
this end of the island.
The W.iimea Tenuis Club has
recently come into existence. The
comt at the old Fassolh home has
been put into shape, and tenuis
players are looking forward to a
season of good playing.
THE EST RAY ORDINANCE
Makaweli people are rather glad
that it will Soon be time to show
the supervisors whether or not
they approve the sidetracking of
that estrav ordinance, which many
had v-i-1 d Kr b.'ird to secure. In
cidentally, it 'is now up to the Leg
gislauire to help us a little in this
matter. Tht-u, with the power to
act behind bini, the sheriff can see
that a little civil'zed protection is
afforded on our highways. ,
j. p. Cooke, head of Alexander
Baldwin, inspected the planta
tions in which bis company is in
terested, last week.
r,'. V. K. Schultze. of Maka-
veli. has the distinction of being
ihe possessor of the first Oldsnio
bile motor cir on Kauai, it having
Waimea Goes Dancing
Judge and Mrs. -C. B. Hofgaard
entertained a f w of their friends
at a dancing party Tlum-day even
ing. Both direct and circumstan
tial evidence are to the effect that
the eminent Waimea jurist has
himself become a pastmaster in the
terpsichorean art. i
Dr. and Mrs. F. A. Lyman also
entertained a few friends at a
dancing party during the week.
Auto Drivers Fight
A couple of Japanese drivers of
flag autos, having a dispute about
irload of passengers which one
claimed and the other got, met at
Koloa Sunday and settled their
differences in a wrestling match.
Spectators considered the contest a
draw, but both of the principals
seemed satisfied with the results
aud went their respective routes
ft MURDER i! THE
Cllf II KILAUEA
A Filipino named Lorenzo Ma
yovo, residing in the Filipino
camp at Kilauea plantation, was
shot at the' lett side of the left eye
uelween 7 and 8 o'clock Sunday
evening and died about an hour
and a half later.
The shooting, which was with a
revolver, took place in the room of
one Antonio Icala. also i n the
camp, and was in the presence of
Icala and at least one other man.
It is alleged that the snooting
occurred immediately after t h c
man Mayoyo entered the room,
indicating that it was the culmina
tion of a previous feud.
Upon preliminary infoimation
received, a plantation policeman.
emploed by lhe Kilauea Sugar
Company, arrested Icala and turn
ed him over to Deputy Sneriff
Werner. He is now in Ilaualci
A coroner's jurv was empanel
ed yesterday to inquire into the
case, and adjourned over from
yesterday afternoon to today to
complete its investigation.
It is stated that this is another
case in which liquor played an
Koloa News Notes
Ladies of Koloa engaged in sew
ing for the war sufferers in Europe
had a very pleasant work-social
session with Mrs. Dr. A. II.
Watcrhouse last Thursday after
noon. A number of sewing ma
filiiues were kefit Ihizzing a'hd a
large number of warm garments
advanced to completion. Ice cream
aud other refreshments were en
One of our citizens most direct
ly interested in the great war in
Europe is Mr. P. A. Romane,
bookkeeper of the Koloa Sugar
Company, whose old home is im
mediately on the battle line in
Alsace. He has many relations
actually in the fighting and others
who are constantly affected by it.
W. Smith, of Manalei, is assist
ing Mr. Channan in the Koloa
To Honolulu Court
Deputy United States Marshal
Harris arrived from Honolulu last.
Wednesday morning and placed
under arrest Manuel G. Silva, the
automobile man of Homesteads,
and Mrs. Esther K. M;deiror,, of
Koloa. The prisoners were con
fined in the jail at Koloa until
Saturday afternoon, when they
were transferred to the Kinau and
taken to Honolulu.
The parties are preliminarily
charged with violating the, Ed
munds Act. the offense being com
mitted, it is alleged, at Hanalei.
It is understood that complaint to
the United States authoiities came
through the Kauai police. On ac
count of the fact that both of the
accused persons are well known on
Kauai, the case and the arrests
created a mild sensation.
Inspector George S. Ray moud
a n d Vocational Instructor Als
paugh were dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. CB. Morse, of the Ele
ele Highlands, Thursday evening.
J. P. Cooke, president of Alex
ander & Baldwin, visited Maka
weli and McBrvde plantations at
Last Thursday morning in Ho
nolulu Rev. J. M. Lydgate, of Li
hue, addressed the pupils of Ptina
hou Preparatory school on the sub
ject of "Old Punahou"-t he Puna
liou of years ago when he was a
student there. The city papers
report that the address was one of
KAISER SitZES WHEAT.
Berlin By orders of the Kaiser the entire wheat crop of the
Kingdom has been siezed in order to safe-yard bread supply.
Austrian successes in Bukowina li ive gn-atlv weakened Russia
prestige in Roumania.
UNTRAINED MEN CALLED.
Amsterdam In the province t Hnndenbe-.'g untrained men of
the Landstrum above fifty years of age have bce i ordered out.
AUSTRIAN CRUISER DESTROYED
London A big unnamed Austrian cruiser wm blown up bv a
mine close to Brioue Island, near the nnv .1 base of Austria.
RUSSIA'S NEW PLANS
London Berlin despatches indicate that Russia's new plan of
campaign is well under way. ,
BLUCHER'S MEN ARRIVE
The survivors of the German cruiser Blncher, including the Ad
miral, have been landed in Scotland.
MISERY IN ITALY
Rome In the Abruzzi district rain and snow have added to the
misery of sufferers by the earthquake.
PLEASURE YATCHT LOST.
New York The yacht Idle of New York Yacht Club, with a ciew
of fifteen, foundered and all were lost
FRISCO TO NEW YORK.
San Francisco The mayors ot San 'Francisco and New York ex
changed greetings yesterday over the new, cross continent telephone
ADMIRAL WITH COLD FEET.
New York Rear Admiral Knighfsays that the American navy is
crippled, and warns a blind nation that ft must be prepared to strike
at a moment's notice.
IS NOW A FOREIGNER.
Cincinnati The Duchess of Manchester, an American girl whose
original home is here, will not be alloived to administer her deceased
father's estate on account of her marriage to a foreigner, sue herself
thereby becoming a foreigner. ' '
AFTER TONG WARRIORS
'Srn Francispo The police l'lvcockaded two Chinese establish
ments in attempt to capture men o-jaged in Tong war.
Honolulu W. A. Kinney arrived yesterday to take up the Smart
Dr. James T Wavson has been appointed city physician.
Judge Perry tells inside history of his appointment guardian ad
litem in the Smart case.
Bertram G. Rivenburgh is the new delegate to the land water
ways congre's to be held in San Francisco dining the Fair.
The tax rate for this year will be higher than ever.
London Germany admits the loss ot big cruiser Bluchcr, and
asserts one British cruiser sunk in the fight which lasted three hours.
The British admiralty ocially denies that any British cruiser was
sunk in the fight. "
Amsterdam The British air raid, on the Essen site of the Krupp
works, resulted in much destruction. 400 automobiles were destroyed
by the bombs
Washington The Gorman ambassador protests against fhipments
of hvdroplaue.s to belligerents as they are war craft. Glen Curtis is
building o0 tor use in the war.
Amsterdam The new 16 inch gnus with range of 25 miles are
completed, for the German army.
Berlin Germany admits the loss of ttenches near Beny an Bac.
All French attacks repulsed.
London Eye witness with the British army says aeroplanes can
successfully travel in a 90-niile gale.
Petrograd Pronounced activities on the 300 miles Austrian front
are reported. Austro-Geriuan offensive is expected
Paris Only minor engagements and artillery duels took place a
long the entire front today.
Copenhagen Sale of liquors has been probiliiied in Iceland bv
pailiaiuent. Remainder of stock in the country is to be shipped out at
Washington Senate Democrats, will make "Ship Purchase Bill"
a party measure.
Supreme Court holds that Kansas coercion statue is unconstitu
tional. This is 4 victory for employers.
Sacramento Governor Johnson announces that he will veto any
San Francisco Editor Ray has sworn warrants against Carlton
Wril of .the Techau Tavern, Eddie Graney, referee, and Jack Birming
ham, charging conspiracy.
(Continued on page 8)
m Tftvi no
GOST FOR KAUAI
Writing under date of January
20, A. P. Taylor, the new acting
secietary of the Hawaii Promotion
"I assure you that it is the pur
pose of the Promotion Committee
as well as that of the new Out
Door Promotion Committee to em
phasize the physical, cliniatical
and hospital attractions o f the
Garden Island. This office is now
fairlv buzzing with "Kauai"
owing to the activity displayed in
booking for the Kauai excursion
tor February 12th. A great im.uy
tourists who visit the office are
being interested in this trip and
announce theif intention of going
. m lur
"As a pilgrimage for Island
people alone, the Kauai tri p is
certain to reveal wonders in peaks,
ranges, gorges and canyons that
they never dre,amed of. My own
visits to Kauai were of a most de
lightful character. In a 1 1 mv
lectures given on the Mainland
this past year, in which I used a
large number of stereoptican slides,
I spoke of the similarity of Kauai's
wonderful c.inyons to those ot the
"We will boost for Kauai con
sistently, as this Promotion Coni
mit:ee is in the business to boost
all the ' Islands, and not Oahu
Inspector Raymond, who ex
tended his tour o f the Kauai
schools, returned to Honolulu Sat
J, I Silva, Eleele, has added a
big, new Federal truck to his store
FOR W PRIMARY
The only change in the arrange
nient for the primary election on
March 13 of importance is in the
voting place of ljhue precint,
which is moved from Lihue Social
Hall to the county building. This
change was to have been made
prior to the regular election last
ear, but the office of the Territor
ial secretary overlooked it until it
was too late.
The rules for the election are
the same as formerly, except that
county in place of Territorial offi
cials will be voted for. Those suc
cessful at the primary will be bal-
lotted upon in the regular way at
the election to be held in May
piovidcd nil of the conntv officers.
are not re.illv elected at the pri
The aiinounc'iuent of the county
clerk, publishei' on another p.ve
of this issue, will convey a com
plete idea of the plans for th elec
It will now be in order for candi
dates to get busy.
ALL STAR PLAYER
COW 10 il
H. M. Avres, while on this is
land last weeV, completed arrange
ments for a t nir ot this island hy
the Players All Star Company,
now appearing with great success
at the Bijou theater in Honolulu:
The company will open at Wai
mea Kebrnarv 17, presenting
"Maggie Pepper," and the follow
ing evening at the same place will
offer "Bought And Paid For."
At Koloa on the evening of the
19th. the bill will be ' Our Wives."
Lihue will be reached on Satur
day, the 20th., the opening here
being in "Kindling," and closing
the following Monday evening in
either "Fine Feathers" or tlx
"Conspiracy," this to be decided
The George Webb company of
All Stars are well known. It will
be the largest combination visiti.ig
Kauai in a very long time, and a
real treat is in store for theater
-goers of the island.
IS CAUGHT IN ACI
Zacharias Albt-rt, Filipino, was
given one year in prison by Judge
Hofgaard in the Waimea court on
Saturday for attempting to steal.
The offense was committed on
Thursday in the Camp 4 stoe.
Zacharias, it appears, reached the
cash drawer and attempted to open
it. The drawer's bell, however,
w a s something h e had not
figuicd on, and when it sounded
attention was at once attracted to
the spot. The Filipino was caught
and turned over to the police.
Ten Chinese were arrested by
the Waimea police at Camp 4
Saturday night for gambling.
Monday morning four of them
failed to appear in Judge Hof
gaard's court, thus forfeiting bail.
Six others entered pleas of guilty
and were fined S5 each.
Wharf Gate Next
Mark Hought-iiling and work
men who have been improving the
Ilaualci wharf, returnc 1 tc Lihue
last Thursday and at dice began
work on a gate for Nawiliwili
wharf. It is the intention to keep
the latter wharf closed to the pub-
j lie except when in use, aud to for
bid smoking thereon,
Wharf Improvements Complet
ed Interesting Ducigei Of
Happenings Cn North Side.
(Special Correspondence. )
The Hanalei wharf is now graced
by a fine large derrick which was
erected under the supervision of
Mr. Houghtailing of Honolulu,
The derrick was origin lly on the
An.ihola whaif but being of no
further use theie was brought over
to Hanalei. Any plantations hav
ing extra heavv machinery to re
ceive or ship can now he accommo
dated at riaiiolei. The derrick
will certainly keep the ':nd of
tl.e wharf in place. All that is
necessary now. to be quite up to
date, is a small locomotive to pull
the cars up and duwn the whaif.
It is rumored that in the near
future several more bungalows
will be built on the Waioli Beach
I.,ots. This is as it should be for
there is no place to equal Hanalei
as a seaside resort.
It is also rumored that the Ha
nalei water works is coming, bve
ai d lve.
Inspector Raymond and Super-
vi-i'.g Principal Brodie inspected
the 'schools in this district during
lat wiok and express themselves
as Vghh gratified with conditions.
Mr. Baldwin, of Makaweli, was
aisitor in Hanalei last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Menefoglio and
Miss Bento i, of Wainiha, and Mr.
R. Fricke and Mr. C. Aliens
spent Sunday a t Keaoopua as
guests of Mr. and Mrs Birkinvre.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Wilcox,
with Mrs li. P. Low. of Hono
lulu, who is visiting them, motor
ed over to Hanalei on Wednesday,
spending the night at their beach
residence, returning to Lihue on
.Sheriff Rice visited Hanalei on
Fridaj on official business.
The weather was dry all of last
week with strong winds and the
nights weie quite cold. A heavv
northerly swell'was rolling in for
Tuesday evening Senator and
Mrs. Charles A. Rice entertained
at an eleborately appointed dinner
in honor of Mr, and Mrs. Guv
Rankin, who have recently return
ed from thiir honeymoon.
A large basket of artistically ar
ranged Cecilie hibiscus graced the
centei of the table. The place cards
were dainty hand-painted ladies
in the most modish costumes.
After dinner the party attended
Miss Low's dancing class at Kilo
Senr.tor and Mrs. Rice's guests
were: Mr. and Mrs. Guv Rankin,
Mr. and Mrs. Eric Kuudseii. Miss
Louise Day, Dr. and Mrs. Putman.
Mr. Grote and Mr. and Mrs. W.
II. Rice. Ir.
Lihue vs. Homestead
Dr. A. R. Glaisyer bruight his
Homestead braves over to Lihue
Sunday afternoon to try conclu
sions with the local baseball team.
The contest, which starte.l at 2
o'clock, was almost as slow as tl e
fighting mi France, finally ending
in a score of 18 to 17 against the
visitors. John Fernandez pitched
most of the time for the Lihucs
a n d Manuel Andrade steadied
the box for the Kalaheo3.
The Homesteaders went away
feeling that a second game would
surely come out different, aud a
"come back" will rrobablv result.
The thermometer in Lihue regis
tered 47 at an early hour this
morning. Theie was no wind,
but the airwas usually uucold. It
is believed tint this' -:s Lihue's
low record for the year.