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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 11. NO. 37.
LIHUE, KAUAI. TERRITORY OF HAWAII. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 14, 1915
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Honolulu Owing to Jack of
ar.e facing the prospect of heavy
Upon his return to San Francisco, Wardell charged smuggling by
Honolulu residents and Federal officials. There will be an investiga
Battling Id The East
London The eastern front is seething with strife, Germany ad
mits severe reyerses in the Sereth river district.
According to Berlin reports, the battle for possession of Riga and
Fredrischaft continues, with no abatement of fury. Russians making
stand in Lak$ district reported to be terrible.
Cutter Sailors Drowned
Tacoma The capsizing of a row-boat off Unalaska resulted in the
drowning of two sailors from the revenue cutter Manning. Indians
saved the lives of three others.
At The Exposition
San Francisco As the result of an anti-Japanese speech made
here by Prof. Yam Kin. a Chinese educator, the Japanese commission-er-in-chief
has entered a protest with the exposition authorities.
University Gets A Present'
The $30,000 Japanese educational exhibit at the exposition has
been presented to the University of California.
Relief Ship Reported Sunk
London A story is current that a ship flying the flag cf the Bel
gian Relief Commission has been sunk. The report lacks confirmation.
German Attacks Are Repulsed '
Heavy artillery battles continue in the western zone. In Belgium
and the Argonne district German attacks have been repulsed.
Mexican General Suicides
El Paso General Urbina is said to have taken hi own life on a
ranch following a visit to him bv General Villa.
Sunk By Submarines
London Two Norwegian and one British vessels have been sunk
by German submarines.
The schooner Bien, with English supplies aboard, was one of the
The Norwegian steamer may not have been sunk, although reports
of Reuter's leaves little hope that she-escaped.
, Mission Schooner Is Lost
Seattle The power schooner New Jersey, owned by the Woman's
Home Mission Society of California, has been definitely given up as'
Italians Beat Themselves
Vienna The Italians have been repulsed at Partsch with heavy
losses through an error of their artillery, which bombarded thier own
infantry with visiMt effect.
Naval Fight In Adriatic
Rome Another battle has been fousht in the Adriatic between
warships of the Italian and Austrian navies. An Austrian torpedo
boat is reported to have been damaged.
America Takes New Stand
Washington As a result of the unsatisfactory reply of Germany
to the American note regarding the sinking of the Arabic, the United
States government has taken a new and stronger stand.
Germany will be required to pay and disavow in Arabic case
Ambassador von Bernstorff is told by Secretary Lansing that the Kais
er must make reparation for American lives and disclaim the act as a
just and proper policy.
It is believed that diplomatic relations may be ended as a result
of the new developments. The Teutons will not budge from their
stand taken on the subject of submarine warfare, it is Relieved, and
consequently this government may be forced to stern action.
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School Teacher Weds
Miss Secora Estaves, teacher in
f the Waimea school, and Antone
Fernandez, assistant postmaster at
Waimea. sprang a great surprise
on thejr friends by getting married
while visiting San Francisco.
"Johnnie" Fernandez, manager
of M. B. Fernandez' store at Ka
paia. returned in the Kinau from
a visit with relative's and friends
in San Francisco and t h e B,ay
cities. He took in the exposition
and had a real, good time,
Patsie Henry Married
News has been received of the
marriage of Patsie Henry, the tiny
comedian of the Juvenile Boston
ians Companv, which toured Ka
uai a vear ago. She made a get
(' away from "Mother'1 Lang after
,A a performance one night recently
in Alaska and was wedded to a
young man named Vincent M.
Miss Maile Hastie, of Eleele, re
turned to Honolulu Siturdav night.
She is attending the Normal School
in the city.
NEWS & WIRELESS
shipping facilities, banana exporters
A number of teams are now
practicing hard at tennis, with a
view to entering in the Wall, &
Doughtertv cup tournament, As
soon as word has been received
from the Hilo club, and details of
the tournament held on Hawaii
have been made known to local
prospective players; formal entries
will be accepted by the committee
having the affaii in charge, and a
schedule of games drawn up.
An interesting series of games
should be available to Kauai tennis
The Rices On Coast
Mrs, Walter H. Scott has been
entertaining her parents, Mr, and
Mrs. William Rice of Kauai at the
Scott home in the Uplands, Clare
mont. Mrs. Rice has not been in
the best of health and is at present
taking a rest cure at Adler's Sani
tarium across the bay but will visit
the Scotts again before returning
to Honolulu, and Mrs. Scott will
entertain for her later in the sea
son. Oakland (Cal.) Tribune.
Saturday evening the A. S. Wil
cox home, "Kilohana," was en fete
to wish bon voyage to friends and
relations who are leavine soon for
a trip to the' San Francisco Fair.
Very chaste and beautiful were
the decorations in pink and white
on a back-ground of maiden hair
fern. The feast of Hawaiian deli
cacies was spread with a prodigal
hand, and sixteen of the "Youth
and Beauty" of Lihue, the guests
of Mr, and Mrs. Albert Wilcox,
made a merry party.
While the guests lingered around
the table and sipped the creme de
minthe. the host of the evening
rose and called for the Aloha toast
for the departing friends which
was enthusiastically pledged, and
thereafter, on the invitation of the
host and hostess, the partv "took
in" the movies, and thus terminat
ed the evening, which was, full of
fun and merriment for all.
The guests were Mr. and Mrs.
C. A. Rice, Mrs. Soper, Mr. and
Mrs. Coney, Mr. and Mrs. C. H.
Wilcox, the Misses Elsie and
Mable Wilcox, Mr. and Mrs. Gay-
lord Wilcox, Mr. and Mrs. W. N.
Stewart, Mr. De Lacey, and Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Wilcox.
The freighter Kentuckian arriv
ed at Port Allen Sunday morning,1;
bringing two days mail for all
patts of Kauai. She loaded 780
Ions of sugar and 3,500 cases of
pineapples, and 'sailed Sunday
night for Kahului. '
Mrs. Morse To Return
Mrs. C. B. Morse having ex
pressed a desire to return to the
Eleele school for the ensuing ye?r,
a cablegram has been sent to her
to do so. Mrs. Creevy, is in the
meanwhile, substituting for her.
A Mysterious Prowler
A mysterious prowler, a Filipi
no, was before ludge Hofgaard in
the Waimea court Saturday and
given three months in jail on a
charge of vagrancy. It appears that
the man had entered several houses
in Pakala camp on devious occas
ions, but, so far as could be made
out, stole nothing. He had earned
the reputation of ' 'mysterious prow
ler" down there. Another Filipino
is under arrest at Waimea for ex
amination as to his sanity.
New Eleele Teachers
Miss Ruth Johnson and Miss
Blanche Martin, two new teachers
of the Eleele school, are from San
Jose, California. The former will
live at the home of the Hasties
and the latter with the Brodies.
Friends On The Coast
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Gay, F.E.
Gay and Mr. and Mrs. E. A. R.
Ross of Honolulu, Mrs. G. Y. L..
Spaulding of Santa Barbara, Mrs.
B. T. Sandow, of Oakland and Mr.
C. D. Milliken, of Kauai were an
other automobile partv arriving at
Tahoe Springs the past week. S.
Regatta Day Events
Next Saturday the annual Regat
ta Day events will take place in
Honolulu harbor, Thirteen races
appear on the official program.
I. WEBER'S AUIO
A road accident that fortunately
did not result seriously took place
on the Lihue side of Wailua Sun
day, the car of Manager F. Web
er, of Lihue Plantation Co.. hav
ing two wheels broken and beimr
An auto truck, carrying a base
ball team, driven bv one Moribka,
xv a s proceeding toward Wailua
and was being met by the Weber
car, At that juncture a new car,
driven by one Nomura, who. by
the way, was instructing the own
er of the car how to drive came
up behind the Weber car and dash
ed between that machine and the
Mr. Weber, seeing that a colli
sion was inevitable, quickly turn
ed his car to the right and struck
the stone wall at the side of th
road, breaking his wheels. Had
he not done that the tlnee curs
would doubtless have come togeth
er with almost certain fatal results
Nomura was arrested and ap
peared in the Lihue district court
yesterday morning,-where he was
All of the cars, at the time of
the accident, were full of passen
Superintendent Morrow, of the
Kauai Telephonic Company, makes
the interesting announcement that
the service in and around Waimea
is to be greatly improved in the
very near future. Koloa, Eleele
and neighborhoods have already
been overhauled, and Waimea will
The present lead of poles in
Waimea will be changed, and will
in future run down the main thor
oughfare of the town in place of
cross lots. The lines will be over
hauled completely and the metalli.:
system installed. This will be an
improvement which will be noted
The chanpes will bring about
some alterations in the numbers of
telephones. As many of the old
ones as possible will be permitted
to remain as they are, but quite a
few will be changed.
Mrs. Hastie, Eleele, announces
the engagement of her daughter,
Eva Margaret, to Harry James Eby,
of the McBryde Sugar Company.
Farmer Harold Rice
The Weekly Times, published
at Wailuku, Maui, says:
"Mr. Harold W. Rice a few
days ago purchased the Maluhia
residence of Mr. F. Baldwin. In
addition to this residence Mr. Rice
has purchased some 150 acres of
land in the neighboihood of Malu
hia where he expects to go into
farming on rather a n elaborate
scale. Mr. Rice has not given a
complete outline of his plans yet,
but his friends are expecting to
see a pretty nice farm there in the
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Rodrigues,
of Kapaa, wish to extend heartfelt
thanks to friends lor sympathy in
their recent bereavement in the loss
of their young daughter.
The literary program committee of the Kauai Chamber of Com
merce, J. M. Lvdgate, chairman, has arranged the following program
for the Civic Convention, the same being subject, however, to such
alterations and changes as may later be found necessary or desirable:
7 A. M. Lai d.
7:30 to 9 Breakfast ashore and short excursions.
9 Convene tit Lihue Social Hall. ,
President ot Kauai Chamber of Commerce Temporary Chairman.
Roll call of delegates.
Election of peinianent chairman and secretary of the Convention.
Address of welcome:
W. C. Avery, president Kauai Chamber of Commerce.
Honolulu Ad. Club.
Notices, Appointment of Committees, etc.
Reports of Hold-Over Committees.
Roads. Tourist Hotels, Haleakala Rest House, E,f '
10:00 to 12:30 "Civic Righteousness" Discussion.
Twenty-minute Addresses as follows:
"Present Conditions: A Diagnosis,"
Hilo Board of Trade,
"What to do A Remedv,
Kohala Civic League.
"Need Of A Civic Conscience," ' , ''
Honolulu Chamber of Commerce.
"The Oath Of Office Theory And Practice," ' :
Maui Chamber of Commerce.
"Politics And Civic Efficiency,
Honolulu Chamber of Commerce. f
"Go Thou And Do Likewise,"
Kauai Chamber of Commerce.
General Luncheon To All Delegates, Guests and Visitors.
Afternoon Given Over To Excursions.
EVENING SESSION 7:30.
Ten-minute responses to the question: "What Progress Has Your
Island Made In The Past Year Material, Social and Moral?" v
Hawaii, two speakers; Maui, two speakers; Oahu, two speakers;
Kauai, one speaker.
Monday, September 27.
Forenoon Excursions and Recreation.
Afternoon -2 to 3:30 Questionaire, "CivicRighteousncss."
Address bv the Governor of the Territory.
Hands Around the Pacific Several brief addresses. ""
Banquet Lihue Social Hall.
Entertainment conducted by the Honolulu' Ad Club, 'interspersed
by brief responses. "A Feast of Reason and a Flow of Soul,"
Adjourn to Excursion Steamer.
Deputy Sheriff W. O. Crowell
and party and the Acting Mana
ger of the Lihue Electric Light &
Power Co. were mixed no in : col
lision on the, Koloa side of the Half
way bridge about 7:30 Saturday,
evening as a result of which the
latter machine is in an auto hospi
tal and the driver was fined $25
and costs in Judge DoleSjCourt yes
Crowell and little girl. A. G.
Kaulukou, wife a n d child and
Misses Jacobscn and Pieler, of Ila
namaulu. were in the big car of
Clem Gomes, proceeding toward
Koloa, at a speed which they testi
fied was not over 20 miles an hour.
The Electric Company's car was
the worst damaged, for the reason,
perhaps,, that it was a liaht. ma
chine. In the couit the defendant stat
ed that he had had one drink be
fore leaving Koloa. and admitted
that he drank every day.
Defendant noted an app.-al to
the Circuit Court and has retained
I. H. Coney as his attorney.
The following new books .have
been added to the Lihue Library.
Jaffrev W. J. Locke.
A Lover's Tale Hewlett.
A Far Country Churchill.
K... Mary R. Rinehart.
Penelope's Postscript Kate D.
I The Double Traitor Oppenheitn.
The Social Emergency Foster.
Pushing to the Front Marden.
I J. M. Lydcatk.
LIST OF TEACHERS
The list of school teachers as far
as they had been decided upon up to
a few weeks ago has already been
published. Since then the follow
ing final changes and appointments
have been made:
Miss Katherine Case takes the
place of John Markham at Kilauea.
She formerly taught a t liana,
Miss Masae Tanaka, a Normal
graduate, will assist Mrs. Buch at
Koolati This is regarded as a
j good appointment.
J L. M. Schwartz and A, T. Hen
1 nes take the Anahola school. Both
are Normal graduates from Belling-
' The Misses M. and H. b'amson
arrived last week to take the va
cancies in the Koloa school.
The Eleele vacancy will be taken
by Mrs. Morse, who will shortly
return from .the Coast.
A wireless from the Coast an
nounces that Miss Hazel Naas will
not be able to come to accept the
place in tile Waimea school, but
that Miss Helen Houg, coming in
her place, will arrive at Waimea
on the 22nd.
Miss Barker, who is excellently
qualified and did some good ser
vice as a substitute last year in
Honolulu, will arrive tomorrow to
i take a position as assistant in the
grammar grade in the Kauai High
A Normal graduate will be ex
pected on the Kinau tomorrow for
the Kalahco school. She comes
Miss Marion Hastie was a de
parting passenger in the W. G.
Hall for Hilo where she will teach
the ensuing year,