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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 13. NO. 25.
LI1IUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, ' JUNE 19, 1917
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STAFF -f OR 1918
Below is published the list of
teachers for Kauai for next yenr as
appointed by the Commissioners in
Honolulu week before last. Super
intendent Kinney has tho following
to say in regard to tho appoint
ments: "These appointments were made
subject to tho condition that all are
tentative and no contracts are to be
issued until after the final grado
examinations are over, when con
tracts shall bo issued as soon as
possible, except in cases where
marked inadequacy of the examina
tion resuUs or violation of the rules
make it appear bes't to withhold
action until tnc next meeting of tho
Commissioners; also excepting all
cases where teachers arc to attend
Summer School or take examina
tions. No teacher who has been
instructed by the Board of Exami
ners to take the teachers' examina
tions and who fails to try to do bo,
shall bo reappointed.
Tho list of appointments includes
a number which arc tentative for
various reasons, among them being
the fact that all the Counties have
not as yet indicated whero they will
be able to erect new buildings. For
this reason, it is possible that some
teachers who have been assigned to
places, with the expectation that
new buildings are to bo provided
there, may bo transferred to other
schools in case the" Counties fail to
provide the rooms expected.
Yon will note that there arc still
some vacancies. Some of these have
practically been filled, but the ap
pointments cannot bo announced
for one reason or another."
Island of Kauai
William C. Avery
Miss Dorothy B. Stcndcl
Miss Gertrude Jonhson
Miss Jeannette Searight (Private) .
Mrs. E. M. Booco.
Miss Mary Christophorson .
Miss Florence Devcrill
Miss Frances Foster.
Mrs. Josephine Chamberlain .
Mrs. Victoria M. Huddy
Mrs. Julia S. Akana
Mrs. Harrietta E. Elder
Miss Caroline Williams
Mrs. Mathilda White
Miss Amy K. Mahikoa.
Mrs. Mary F. Buch
Mrs. Ethel Amalu.
Mrs. Carlottu Lai
Miss Mary Jensen.
Mrs. Katherino M. Burke.
Miss Margaret Dunn'
Mrs. Alice M. Rodrigues
(Continued on page 5)
An Amateur Convention
A sort of Junior Convention of
the Filipino ministry on the Island
waB held tho other day at the Y
M. C. A. rooms in the Tip Top
Building, conferring with M r.
Loomis and Mr. Lydgate in regard
to summer work among tho Filipinos
of tho Island.
Five ministers and licentiates
were present, representing tho vari
ous Filipino communites all tho
way from Makaweli to Kilauea.
Plans aro laid for an ovangelistic
campaign of the Island, with musi
cal and pictorial attractions that
will surely draw among tho Filipi
nos. For initiative, intelligence and
earnestness they certainly made a
Holy Ghost Feast
linlv Ghost Feast will bo hold at
the Kalah'eo Homestead Catholic
church; Saturday andbunuay, June
23rd. and 24th. Advt.
Miss Marjorie Wood spent the
weekend with Mesdames Brjdge
water and Mesick at Hanamaulu.
Mokihana Annual Meeting
The annual meeting, of this
popular society for tho season waB
held Wednesday Juno 13 with Mrs.
J. L. Robertson as leader and Mrs.
Isenberg and Mrs Doinert as hos
tesses. An enjoyable program was given
A lecture on Instrumental Music,
the last of tho series, by Mrs, Lin
demann. Piano duet, "Mendelsohn's
Scotch Symphony, by Mrs. Lindc-
mann and Mrs, Rohng. Vocal
solo: Only a Year Ago," follow
ed by an encore number. "It was the
Time of Lilacs " by Mrs. W. II.
Tho following oflicers wore elect
ed for the new year;
Mrs. J. L. Robertson, Pres. Miss
Mclntyrc, Vice Pres. Mrs. Craw
ford, Sec. Mrs. Swan Trcas.
The plan for next year contemp
lates a study of Homo Economies
with five lectures along the lines of
Domestic Science, to be provided
for by tho College of Hawaii. Tho
four other meetings of a the season
will be devoted to Muisic, along the
lilies so successfully followed this
The firsj, meeting of next year
will be in October.
Messages From the Sea
Two bottles wero 'cast upon the
beach last week at Wailua and were
picked up by . John ,Pia a road
luna In one botjtle was. a gents
visiting card belonging to one Wil
liam R. Gawjie. On the reverse
side of the card appears the follow
ing: "14-4-1.1, R. M. S. Tahiti,
GOO miles from San Francisco , W.
R. G." This bottle has. been three
years in reaching Kauai;
The other bottle contained a TJ.
S. Army Field Message blank on
which tho following was 'written :
"May 2G, 1917. J. Landeweer,
i. zhu mi. rinuur pieiisu wnw
when this is found. I am thrco day
from Honolulu on tho transpori
Sheridan leaving Frisco." The cur
rents carried this message approxi
mately one thousand miles in two
Some of the pupils of Miss Irene
E.Smith's musical class gave a very
enjoyable recital last Wednesday
afternoon at tho homo of Mrs. E. A.
Knudsen Chopin and Mendels
sohn as well as other well knoivn
composers were represented.
Miss Anderson rendered a vocal
polo. Those taking part were Mrs.
E. A. Knudsen, Mrs. R. Oliver,
Mrs. W. Danford, Mrs. E. Devcrill
and tho Misses L'Orangc, Shrepfer,
The performance reflected great
credit upon Miss Smith's excellent
method of teaching. Delicious re
freshments wero served by Mrs.
Knudsen after tho recital.
The Misses Moore and Betton
court were given a farewell picnic
at tho picnic grounds-by-the-sca,
Hanamaulu, by Mr. and Mrs. A.
Nobriga, last Sunday. At about
nine o'clock tho guests motored to
the grounds, and( it being rather
warm, old Neptune claimed them
for the morning. Games were also
indulged in, and they all sat down
to a very delightful luncheon pre
pared by tho hostess. When eve
ning drew on, all wended their way
homeward, all having spent a most
Au Revoir Teachers
There will be a large exodus of
teachers during tho next week or so,
some to their homes on the Main
land, not to return, ami some to
spend the vacation elsewhere.
Those who aro leaving for good
we aro sorry to lose; tlioso who re
turn next year we will welcome
with pleasure; and our best wishes
go with all for pleasant and in
Fairview Hotel has blossomed out
with a fine, dig sign arched over tho
main entrance to the grounds.
Meeting of the Kauai
' Chamber of Commerce
Tho regular Juno meeting of the
Kauai Chamber of Commerce will
bo held in the district court room
at Waimea on Tursday, the 21st. at
3:30 p. m.
Matters of great importance will
ho brought before tho chamber at
this meeting among them, the
coining Civic Convention to be held
in Honolulu, also the matter of tak
ing some action in regard to Nawi
Home-Coming Children '
A goodly troop of school children
returned last week from Kaineha
mcha and Mills schools, and an
other band will be homo this week
from Punahou and tho Honolulu
Tho popular enthusiasm for field
and garden farming has more or less
reached these young people, and
many of them tire finding work in
the fields and gardens on planta
tions or about their own homes.
Even though their labor shall not
prove to bo very valuable intrinsi
cally, it will at any "rate bo a
valuable experience for the boys
Stamp Duties Pau
Public attention is called to an
important Bill passed at the last
session..of Legislature repealing the
statues which in days gone by have
imposed stamp duties on business
documents such as deeds, leases,
tiQrtcaires. bonds, etc.
El'his'.isian important and rather
urprising new departure. In these
days'of increasing taxes m all direc-
MtIs, it is rei reslung to learn of
any reduction, and we fail to under
stand how the Territory made any
Marguerite Clark in "Snow Whito
and the Sovcn Dwarfs" is a picture
everyone should see. It is one of
the very fow pictures that appea
to old and young aliko. Mr. Fer
nandez has gone to great expense
to bring'this film to Kauai and it
is hoped that the public will show
their appreciation by packing the
house wherever the picture is
Boys Want Banana Shots
If you have any banana shoots to
spare let tho Y. M. C. A. know
whero they aro and some school boy
who lias entered the fruit growing
contest will call to get them. The
second lot of papaias has been put
out and in a few weeks there will
be two thouiand plants ready for
mh School Sale
Next Wednesday and Thursday
afternoons the pupils of Kauai
High and Grammar School will
hold a sale of hand work. Among
the articles to be sold will bo Desk
Sets, Indian Baskets, Kodak Books,
Portfolios, and a number of other
articles both useful and ornamental.
A cordial invitation is oxtended to
The closing execises of the Kauai
High School will be held at this
school on Friday morning at 0:30.
Tho excercises will bo very simple,
consisting of drilling by the boys
and folk dancing by tho girls. All
friends of the school are cordially
invited to bo present
Thero will be a sale of the articles
which have been made in the man
ual arts classes, consisting of desk
sets, writing pads, etc.
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Swan, of
Grove Farm, Lihue, departed last
Saturday for a short visit with
friends in Honolulu.
Kaahumanu Red Letter Day
There wero great doings last Fri
dny at the Lihue Hawaiian church,
on which occasion Miss Peabody,
president of tho Parent Kaahumanu
Society in Honolulu, with the as
sistance of delegates from the other
sister" societies in Hilo and Kona,
installed tho oflicers of tho local,
Kauai Society. These officers were
as followers: Mrs. II. K. Kahcle,
president; Mrs. A. S. Wilcox,
honorary president; Mrs. Chris
Holt, secretary; Mrs. Dias, treas
ury; Mrs. Wm. Ellis, auditor.
Following the installation exer
cises Miss Peabody gave the new
Bociety a kindly message of greeting,
emphasing the worthy aims pf the
society along the lines of unity, har
mony, and charity, and commend
ing to their favor tho motto of the
Bociety, "Hole imua me ke kauli
ke," forward with justice.
A gnerous "paina" followed the
meeting, which, as always found an
enthusiastic response on the part of,
Later in the day the distinguish
ed visitors were personally conduct
ed to the Kukuiolono park, as the
guests of Mrs. A. S. Wilcox; Satur
day they spent in Waimea in the
interests of the society. And Mon
day they went to Hanalei and spent
the night there at the A4 S. Wilcox
They returned to Honolulu by
the Mauna Loa.
The Mokihana Society gave a
picnic at Kalapaki last Saturday,
in which all the elements of success
were combined to make it a most
delightful affair. Some of those
who came early, especially children,
enjoyed a bath before lunch, and
they, more oven than tho rest, were
rca"dy for the generous lunch, tliat
combined the various specialties
and delicacies of each lady, and
some men, as witness the sheriffs
Later there were childrens games
with prizes, so universal that there
were scarcely children enough to go
Kalapaki is an ideal place for
such an affair; the weather was
fine; the guests congenial; fine all
Historic Wedding Bell
Judge Dickey returned about a
week ago from his trip to the Coast',
whither ho went to participate in
the Golden Wedding celobration of
his parents m Oakland. t
Ho comments with enthusiasm
on the profusion of flowers with
which that event was celebrated and
mentions in particular the wedding
bell, the woven-wire basis of which
was used years ago for the golden
wedding of his grandparents, Father
and Mother Alexander on Maui,
and than later for the similar oc
casion of his uncle and aunt, Dr.
and Mrs. W. D. Alexander.
Doubtless the Judgo has his eyo
on that same bell for his own gold
en wedding, by and by, in which
case ho will have io bo making a
move, pretty soon.
An inter-club mixed doubles
tournament is announced by tho
Lihue Tennis Club. The date for
the opening match has not been
decided upon as yet but will prob
ably bo in tho very near future.
Instead of drawing for partners, as
as formerly done, tho contestants
will choose their own partners.
A very neat and commodious lit
tle hall, with a charming location,
lias been, built by Mr. W. D. Mc
Bryde at Kukuiolono park, which
will bo available for entertainment
purposes in connection with the
park. Wo understand that it has a
fine floor and will bo a available
for select dances.
The Hanamaulu public school is
to have an added bungalow and in
creased teachers accommodation
next year, tho assuranco of which
is given in building operations al
ready begun. This is a commend
able taking of time by the'forelockR
instead of stringing along into tho
school term next Fall.
Local and Personal Notes
Mrs. G. Gonser returned last
Friday after spending several weeks
with friends in Honolulu.
Mrs. E. W. Broadbent goes to
town tonight to attend the graduat
ting exercises of her son Frank, at
Nawiliwili Garage is making ad
ditional office and store room space
by building on the side next to their
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Creevey will
leave for the East immediately at
tho close of school to visit' friends
and relatives at their old homes.
Public attention is called to the
"By Authority" notices in this
issue, the one from the County
Treasurer and the other from the
County Tax Assessor.
Mrs. R. D. Molcr, went to town
last Saturday by tho Kinau to be
present at the graduation exercises
of her son Niell who graduates from
tho Punahou preparatory.
Miss Searight cordially invites
the friends of tho children who arc
in her dancing class, to .a simple
closing exhibition at tho Hall, Fri
day evening, 8 p. m.
Mr. Geo. Rodiek, manager of H.
Hackfeld & Co., and J. F. Hum
burg, San Francisco agent for the
same company, were arrivals on
Kauai last Wednesday morning.
Grove Farm Plantation is build
ing a neat set of laborers' cottages on
their land just niauka of tho A. S.
Wilcox home. The Ilalchaka camp
is to be moved into these new quar
ters Some very fine gold lettering and
sign writing is being done at tho
Tip Top JBuilding by Marcelle. He
is also lettering the doors to the dif
ferent departments at tho county
A local branch of tho Kaahumanu
Society was organized in Waimea
on Saturday with Miss Peabody and
visiting delegates as promotprs and
founders. Tfierd is surely a Kaa
humanu revival going on 1
Tho reason has just been explain
ed why "Bill" Grote has been
carrying his head so high lately.
Tho business office of Lihue Store
has just been equipped with new
steel office of fixtures.
We beg to apologize to the prizi
winners in the composition content
for delay in publishing their essayg.
When all set up and ready for press
they have been crowded over intjj
next week by the influx of other
We venture to commend the elec
tion of .Mrs. J. L. Robertson to tho
presidency of the Mokihana Society
us a very wise one, and to predict
that she will make a very efficient
and progressive leader for that ac
tive and useful organization.
Final arrangements are being
made by the Fisko'Quartet Commit
tee which will assure the advent of
these world-famous singers to. tho
Island. The proposition is to keep
them on Kauai for a week, and to
give every considerable community
on the Island a chance to hear
them, practically without expense.
Wo notice in the Honolulu dailies
tho pleasantly familiar face of
Frank Broadbent niong the por
traits of ' the Puiiahou graduating
class. The graduating exercises
take place on Monday next. Frank
wo understand has done uncom
monly well. Congratulations of
the Garden Island.
We understand that thero aio to
bo fifteen additional teachers re
quired for the schools of Kauai this
next year; so rapidly are tho chil
dren increasing. Wo fancy that it
will be quite a problem to find these
teachers, in addition to tho many
vacancies which will have to lo fill
ed in the present staff.
The following item came in too
late for last issue:
Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Baldwin gave
a very enjoyable dinner Friday eve
ning, tho 7th. in honor of Lady'
Ilerron who is visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Danford, at Mana. About
thirty guests were invited rind fol
lowing the dinner "Bridge" was
played. Ms. Rankin and Mrs. Dr.
Dunn winning the first prizes and
Mrs. H. Trtiscott tho "Booby. Tho
Kekaha band dispersed sweet music
during the dinner.
THE 4TH OF JULY
Big Sporting Event For Base
An All-Star Intorscholastic Base
ball Team, under tho direction of
William E. Miles, tho manager of
tho St. Louis Club, will visit Kauai
during the week of July 4th.
Charles R. Rice and John Fer
nandez aro looking after tho finan
cial and athletic end of the affair
and a real treat for baseball enthu
siasts is guaranteed. An effort was
made to got the St. Louis Cham
pionship Team to make the trip but
sonic members of the team could
not come at that time, so Manager
Miles has gotten an aggregation of
the best players from the Honolulu
Fchools, which lie believes will make
every baseball fan stand on his toes
and forgot his troubles.
The team will consist of eight
players, three pitchers and a coach.
Most of the players will lie from St.
The players will arrive on Tues
day morning at Ahukini, according
to present plans, and at 10 o'clock
on Wednesday morning they will
meet the P. A. C, which now holds
the Island championship in baseball
on the Lihue grounds.
On the same day. at 2 o'clock,
the visitors will play against an All
Kauai team, whih is reputed to be
of major league !.er
On Thumln . . i moon, at
o'clock, the K High School will
meet the All-Students at Lihue.
Baseball has been neglected for
sometime on this Island and it is
hoped that this effort will revive the
old enthusiasm for this popular
Tho line-up of the teams will be
given in a later issue of the Garden
District Nurse In Prospect
Tho public has learned, more or
less in a general way, of the plan to
establish a District Nurse in Lihue
under tho auspices of tho Mokihana
Society, and subject to tho supervi
sion of a special committee of that
, The mission of this nurse, will bo
to enter as far as may be feasible
.into the homos of tho simple people
of the community, especially" where
there arc families, and help them
by timely advice and instruction in
matters of sanitation, tho care, and
feeding of small children, tho treat
ment or simple ailments etc.
Wc understand that a sufficient
fund has been subscribed to guaran
tee tho venturo for a year, with tho
assurance that farther support
will bo forthcoming if tho experi
ment proves a success.
It would surely seem as if such
service, tactfully, rendered could
hardly fail to be most acceptable
as well as most valuable, and that
therefore tho onterpriso nnist be a
success. It certainly deserves the
hearty sunport of all public spirited
Go to the Volcano
Recent visitors to tho Volcano are
enthusiastic "boosters" of the trip.
Thejino invigorating climate, the
various items of interest outside of
tho crater itself, and tho wonderful
display of fire in Halenianu-mau,
never finer than now, all more than
justify the trip.
Farthermorc, by taking a round
trip ticket, including all oxpenses.
very material cconojnics may bo ef
fected over the old go-as-you-please
rates And as yet anyway there is
plenty of room at' tho Hotel, though
later in the season they aro likely
to be pretty well filled up. Anil
you can do it all in a week from
hero if you have to; but its vastly
better to stay awhile.
Now is the time to go.
Among the visiting delegates of
tho Kaahumanu Societies was Mrs.
S. L. Desha, tho wifo of tho famous
Orator, Editor and Politician of Hi
lo. Incidentally he is also a Minis
ter of tho Gospel; but that doesn't
count alongside the other vocations!
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