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Miss Klslo Wilcox
When you buy War
Savings Stamps you
do two things, you
help your country arid
yourself. Put your
money in the govern
ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL. 14. NO.
Oliver and Cox, Walmea.
Report Honolulu first steamer
Tlinl the National Guard of
Hawaii arc; to be mobilized at
once and that the draft men of
Hawaii nei are to be called to
the Colors at once is made ap
parent by telegrams received by
Major Oliver and ('apt. Cox
This is welcome news for our
boys who have been waiting im
patiently for the call for a long
There are nearly .".000 men on
this island who will answer the
call to Colors.
The mobilization of the Guard
Show at Hanalei
Tho minstrel and variety show
given by tho Hanalei School Junior
Red Cross at the Hanalei Hall on
Saturday evening, May 18th, was a
great success in every way. Tho
stage was prettily decorated with
flowers and evergreens and on the
walls of tho hall were hung amusing
9 notices setting forth tho capabilities
of the prominent characters in Hana
lei. Tho program consisted of twelve
numbers and each of them were very
2. Uncle Sam
4. Song of tho Nations
5. What tho Rooster Saw
C. Japanese Danco
7. Dentistry on Kauai
8. Lorelei Drill
9. "IT" Danco
12. Closing Song "Loyalty"
Tho first number, "Minstrels,"
" what with negro melodies, local skits
and a gonuino old fashioned "Cake
Walk," kept tho houso in roars of
A prizo of a huge cake for the best
"Cake Walk" was fittingly won by
tho tallest, hungriest and prottiest
negress and her partner.
The Japanese Danco was grace
fully oxeccuted by four Japanese
maidens who had to respond to an
"Dentistry on Kauai" proved that
teeth can be painfully extracted at
Hanalei without going to Lihue.
"Lorelei Drill" by five pretty
. girls was very pleasingly and daint
Number eleven, "Hula", performed
by two littlo Hawaiian girls, fittingly
gowned in grass skirts, etc, brought
down the house, and they had to re
spond to numerous encores.
A great deal of credit is due the
children for tho way they all per
formed, and also to tho Hanalei
cshool teachers and Mrs. Murphy for
showing them how.
After the performance was over
- tho floor of tho hall was cleared and
" dancing was enjoyed for a short
time. Music during tho show and for
dancing was kindly given by an Ha
Tho net proceeds of the entertain
ment amounted to $128.75, which
sum has been turned over to tho
Kauai Branch of tho Red Cross at
-W. S. S.
TAKES HIKE UP OLOKELE
Mr. Lloyd R. Klllam, of tho Terri
torial V. M. C. A. of Honolulu, is
spending this week on Kauai in tho
interest of the local work horo.
Ho says ho came over for a rest
but tho hiko he took up Olokclo
canyon Monday, accompanied by
Secretaries Loomis and Walworth of
Kauai, looks like ho was doing stren
uous resting. Tho hiking party en
Joyed the trip very much oven though
thoy returned very tired and wot.
K. Cropp made a short visit to
Honolulu last week,
will seriously handicap several
jof the plantations in their labor,
j but it cannot be helped and very
probably this will hasten the im
portation of more labor tor
Lihue plantation will be es
pecially made short handed as
they are working short now. It
is to be supposed that each plan
tation will help each other as
much as possible in harvesting
the balance of the sugar crop.
However, our local Draft
Don rd have the situation well in
hand and after Hie call comes,
I the men here will have a longer
time to get ready than on the
other islands, as the board knows
just where to lay their hands on
most of the men and so no delay
will be occasioned from this
It Must be So if
"Dick" Says So
Major "Dick" Oliver of tho Wui
mea Garage calmly walked into the
tho ofllco of tho Garden Island yester
day morning and informed us that
tho Waimea Garago was selling
Automobiles all the time. Seven 2
ton trucks, one now touring car and
a Cleveland Tractor placed on Kauai
in less than two weeks, and further
stated that ho was hot on the trail
of another sale.
Which all goes to show that Kauai
didn't go broke in the last Liberty
Loan Drive or Red Cross campaign
and are still ready and willing to
spend more on these good causes.
W. S. S.
Japanese Found Not
Guilty of Charge
In the matter of M. Itai of Kapaa,
charged with "Refusing to render
Assistance," the defendant was found
not guilty and discharged. Attorney
J. M. Kaneakua defended. This case
aroso out of an alleged accident near
Kaupeana, below Hanamaulu, where
by a littlo Portuguese child was
claimed to have been run over by
defendant's auto on May 20th, re
ceiving minor bruises. Defendant
stopped his car alright enough, but
upon seeing that tho child was not
seriously injured only having re
ceived minor scratches and was
moro frighten edthananyt hing else
defendant refused the mother's re
quest to carry the child back to
Hanamaulu In his auto, as he already
had a load of passengers.
This Is the first case of its kind
under tho now law and it was watch
ed with much interest. Tho Court
gave the defendant tho benefit of
doubt as to knocking the child down,
thus releasing him from further
The chargo in Itself 13 a serious
one that must go to tho Jury and
carries a penalty of a fine of $1,000
or two years In Jail or both at tho
discretion of tho court.
DISTRICT COURT NEWS
Cecilia Abilia and Pio Agulrre,
Filipinos charged with a statutory
offense wore found guilty and fined
tpn and thirty dollars respectively
with cost remitted.
Ha Young, Korean, charged with
assault and battery on a fellow
countryman was found t guilty and
fined fifteen dollars and cost, which
i ho elected to servo out in Jail.
A. S. Wilcox is seriously ill at his
homo in Lihuo. Drs. Frank L. Put
man and J. R. Judd of Honolulu woro
called for consultation and arrived
last Friday morning. It has been
found necessary to perform a slight
operation which will be done some
time this wcok.
: o ;
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Hills returned
last Saturday morning from a two
months visit to tho mainland.
KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. MAY 28, 1918
GOVERNOR RECEIVES WORD THAT
CALL WILL BE MADE SHORTLY
DRAFT MEN OF KAUAI INCLUDED
A meeting was held in the Armory
Hall at Lihuo on Saturday afternoon
May 25th, for tho purposo of organiz
ing and electing officers for a branch
of the American Red Cross on the
Island of Kauai.
Mr. Walter McBryde was unan
imously elected temporary chairman
and Mr. N. A. Akana as temporary
The wesignatons of Graco King
Rice, Chairman; Ruth M. Swan, Vice
Chairman and Katherine Mclntyre
as Secretary were read and accept
ed. The proposed by-laws and regula
tions were read by Mr. A. L. Castle
of Honolulu and approved upon tho
motion of Mr. C. A. Rice.
The following officers were unani
mously elected to servo for tho en
W. D. McBryde, Chairman; Mrs.
Grace K. Rice, vice chairman with
Mrs. J. Scnni and Mrs. J. K. Farley
as Executive Committee representing
tho Eastern Unit. Mrs. E. A. Knud
sen, vice chairman witli Mrs. T.
Brandt and Mr. B. D. Baldwin as Ex
ecutive Committee representing tho
Tho above with the Chairman and
two vice chairmen constituting tho
Board of Executive Committee of
Upon motion by Mr. C. Rico tho
Secretary was instructed to cast a
ballot for the officers elected.
Tho banners won by Kauai was
presented by Mr. A. L. Castle
amid great applause. Upon suggest
ion by the chairman, tho banners
were placed in charge of tho Execut
ive Committee. Tho meeting then
adjourned so that the members could
go to the Tip Top Theatre and seo
the two reels of official films that
Mr. Castlo had brought with him
from Honolulu, depicting some of tho
work that tho Red Cross is doing at
tho front and other places.
Gathered from here and there
Mr. Hoover asks us to eat lots of
spuds. To bcomo potato bugs as it
Mrs. W. E. Davis of San Francisco
arrived last Saturday morning to
visit her son, Win. E. Davis of Grovo
Thirty-two pupils Instead of twclvo
as stated in the Garden Island last
weok, participated in tho Hacnn Sch
ool fund for tho Red Cross.
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Swan of Grovo
Farm aro making a short visit to
Mr. and Mrs. Spalding arrived by
tho Klii'iu last Saturday moMiiug for
a short visit to their old homo in
10. H. Caso, local Food Commioner
reports that although leases havo
run out, most of tho original planters
on tho homesteads aro replanting
Robert S. Yoder, prlnclplo of tho
Hulela School has received notico
from tho draft board in South Bend,
Washington, whoro ho Is registered
for tho draft, that ho has been drawn
and to hold hlmsolf in readiness to
leavo for tho mainland for training.
AT THE TIP TOP
Memorial .Day Services wore held
in the Tip Top Theatre by the Lihue
Union Church oji Sunday morning
There was a special program ren
dered, tho school children singing
several songs, a solo by Mrs. Henry
Sheldon, who sung the Red, White
and Blue very touchlngly.
It was regretted that Mrs. K. C.
Ahana was taken ill at the last min
ute, and was unable to render a now
and beautiful song, "Tho American
Consecration Hymn, written by Percy
In tho place of the sermon, Mr.
Grimshaw who has Just returned
from a year at tho front, and a hero
of the battle fields over there, spoke
graphically of his experiences while
at the front and tho good work that
tho Red Cross Is doing there and of
the need for more of It.
Owing to tho fact that ho is re
covering from a "gassing" which ho
received ho was unable to speak very
loud anw many who attended were
unable to hear what he said.
The Band furnished special music
and Mr. Do Lacoy acted as accomp
anist for tho school songs and solo.
W. S. S.
WHEN THE FLAG GOES BY
An American will take off his
hat through lovo for it.
An Ally will take off his hat
through respect for it.
If a Hun or a pro-German will
not take off his hat
It is hoped that some Ameri-
x can will knock it off
Issued by tho Vetorons of
Foreign Wars of tho Unit-
Sergeant Byrne Is
Releived From Duty
Many of tho young folks will bo
sorry to hear that Sergeant Byrnes,
who has been Instructor of tho Guard
hero on Kauai for tho last few
months, was relieved from duty and
ordered to rejoin his regiment, leav
ing last Saturday .
Tho Guard Improved wonderfully
under his instruction and was on '.he
way of becoming tho crack ba'.tal
ion of tho Hawaiian National Cua-d
when ho was called away.
The sorgean't regiment is or
dred to tho Coast hi a fow days and
and ho says that ho hopes to .oe
Franco before long, but ns ho re
marked whoro Undo Sam 'calh we
Sergeant Byrne besides being a
thorough soldier, and one with whom
It was always duty first, was very
popular among the younger set horo
and it was with sad hearts that ho
was watched departing from among
SV. S. S.k
Whilo on Kauai recently, Howard
I). Hitchcock, tho artist, painted a
most charming plaining of "Tho
Hooa Valley," from a point near tho
homo of Eric Kuudseu. Tho canvas
which is very highly praised has
boon glvon to tho Westorn Unit of
tho Kauai Branch" of tho Red Cross
as a present, to bo sold and a goodly
sinn is oxpoctod to bo realized.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50
To the Governor of Hawaii.
. Arrangements are being
made to call out shortly the N.
G. H. and Draft men of Hawaii
lust when orders for (he mobi
lisation of the guard and the
calf for (lie draft will be issued
is not known. Army headquar
ters is silent on the mallei' ri.pt.
Jl. Gooding Field, dral execu
tive, la (-wise said he 'in no
k 'i -'f'ge of the time, bp I dtv.lt
ollk'ials are prepared to put i lie
machinery in motion just as
the word is issued.
Likewise the army is ready to
proceed with mobilization when
the order issues. The llrst step
Draft Head Makes
Official Visit To Kauai
Captain Gooding Field of tho Hono
lulu Draft Board was a Kauai visitor
last Saturday, coming in on tho Kin
an and leaving on the same boat in
dipt. Field camo up to see if tho
local draft board was in readiness for
tho coming draft and after looking
the Board's work over declared it
to be In perfect shape, in fact he
said, "it couldn't bo better."
Whilo not having an order from
Washington in regard to the Haw
aiian draft, dipt. Field said that he
would assure us that it was to come
in the very near future, "I look for It
in tho next week or ten days" was
He reports that everything is in
readiness for the draft. The call
when It comes will bo welcomo news
for many of tho young men here,
who aro anxiously waiting to go
"over thero" and havo a slap at the
Whilo no official word has yet
been received at draft headquarters
regarding tho registration of youths
in Hawaii who havo reached the age
of 21 since June nth 1017, the indi
cations aro that tho call will bo is
sued during tho early part of next
month. Captain H. G. Field has re
ceived tho blanks and forms for use
when tho registration comes, and this
is taken as an indication that the
call will bo received shortly.
In stead of the new registrants fill
ing out tho questionnaires at various
booths, this will be (one at tho draft
headquartors. These now draftees
will then be placed at tho bottom of
tho list of the present draft ollg
ablcs. Captain Field lias no data on
the tho number of men elibablo for
servico under tho new regulations.
MATSONIA TAKING 5,000 MEN
FRANCE EVERY TRIP.
Fivo thousand troops every trip
sho makes to Franco is tho record
of tho Steamer Matsonia, tho former
Matson S. F.-Honoluul liner, now In
the servico of the government as a
transport. Her first trip accommo
dated r,3Sr men, accommodations
having been secured by conversion
of twoendeck and cargo spaco. Word
has also been received horo of tho
speedy Great Northern having made
a round trip from Now York to
France carrying troops in 11 days.
W. S. S.-k
Judgo DIckoy rotumed from a
short businoss trip to Honolulu by
tho Kinau, last Saturday,
One Thrift Stamp buys
five bullets for our
boys "over there" to
help "halt the Huns."
Buy more Thrift
Stamps and end the
PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COPY
will be concentration for tho
draft at Fori Armstrong where
the men will undergo medical ex
amination and be assigned ac
cording to special qualifications.
Opinion in military circles,
however, is that the call for the
guard will come just as soon as
Scholield is vacated by certain
units. It is surmised that the
1st regiment, National Guard,
on Oahu will be the first to be
called to federal service, prob
ably being ordered to Castner.
Later as circumstances war
rant other guard units will be
mustered into service.
It is believed that mobilization
of the guard will oueur before
the draft is called and that the
guard will be recruited to war
strength from among the draf
0 Ou's Hold Picnic
Fine Time For All
The O Ou Club hold a picnic for
its members and their friends, last
Sunday afternoon and evening at
tho beach home of Mrs. Charles 11.
Wilcox at Waiohai Beach, Koloa.
After a dip in tho surf tho party
wcro served with a bountiful buffet
lunch and then watched the sunsot
from the beach. Tho Misses Spring
and I'urduo furnished delightful
music on their Ukeloles around a
big bonfire on tho beach whilo wait
ing for the moon to rise.
Everybody had a good tlmo and re
turned to their homes happy and
Among those present were Mr. and
Mrs. Rublnson, Mr. and Mrs. Craw
ford, Mrs. Thompson, the Misses Elslo
Wilcox, Spring, Purduo, Mclntyre,
Home, Wickershain, Hauor, Falko,
Rico, Cartior and Jordan, tho Messrs
Patterson, Faso, Malm, Siobol, Groto,
and yo Editor.
W. S. S. '
With Beautiful Music
To an audience, which was not tho
largest that has over turned out, but
more than made up this, in enthus
iasm, Selinsky the noted violinist,
gave an evening of delight and pleas
ure. Tho masterpiece of tho even
on ing was Bethoven's Sonata in D Maj
Selinsky did not dissapoint his
audience In his renderatlon of this
beautiful Sonata, nor in any of tho
other numbers on his program.
It was an evening of pleasuro to
thoso who woro there and now that
it is all over, there aro many who
wish that they had of gono.
Miss Grotchen Falko is an ac-
' complished pianist and accompanied
Selinsky with an air of sureness
which when ono stops to realize tho
difficulties of accompanying this
class of music, was truly wonderful.
! Mr. Selinsky tells us ho will return
In July and Bhow us moro of his
wonderful talent and wo aro suro
that ho will bo warhily greated when
W. S. S.-k
SPECIAL, MEMORIAL. SERVICES
Thero will bo a special Memorial
Servico hold at tho Lihuo Hawaiian
Church on Thursday, May 30th, at
Hon. Wm. Hydo Rico will bo tho
principle speaker and all aro most
cordlnlly invited to nttond,