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THE OARDEX ISLAND. TUESDAY. OCT. S, 1018
"We have not studied
cost nor economy as
we should, either as
organizers of indus- .
try, statesmen, or as
But there is yet time
to start to save and
that time is NOW.
j j j
Bishop & Company
An Old Landmark Like Union Picnic
Tlie old rrineeville riantntion houso The Lihuo Union Sunday School and
nt Hanai..i is belie dismantled and' their friends, to the number of about
Is better than
Tons of Cure
Section 947, R. L. 1915,
prohibits the use of
Public Drinking Cups
in public places, and carries a
fine of not less than $100 for
Why Run the Risk?
are only 4 of a cent each,
or 75c per 100
W. W. Dimond & Co., ltd.
House of Housewares
torn down the material to bo used
for more, plcbian purposes elsewhere
on the estate.
This famous old house, In its vari
ous Btages.l has played an Important
part In the. social and economic de
velopment of the Island and deserves
a parting word of notice.
More than most houses, even old
ones, it has gone through various
changes, additions and reconstruct
ions, that make Its later aspect almost
unrecognizable to its earlier occupants.
But there is no difficulty about detect
ing the, older parts,- since they were
built of stone and have resisted the
influences of time ami decay.
The original house was built by
Rhodes along about 1845. It was a
two room stone structure, with heavy
walls and deep embrasured windows
and doors, plastered within and with
out. This is the part recently used as
a dining room, store rooms, etc.
Along in the '80s tho Koellings built
on a top story of Wood. Sometime
later the Willis' tore off the old kitch
en and removed other stone offt-build-
ings. Later still tho Sanborns made
important additions and improvements
which made it as nearly as possible a
If the old house could speak for
itself. It could tell a story of rare in
terest and vivacity, with very much
of humor and pathos, and with many
Among the occupants of the historic
old house the following may be men
tioned. Beginning with the Rhodes,
whose occupancy was extended to a
decade or so, the Wundenburgs fol
lowed, and lived there for many years
the story of which Mrs. King has told
very entertainingly in her Historical
society paper, published a year or so
ago in the Garden Island. Following
them there were various short occu
panties until the Koellings came
They occupied the place for a- dozen
years or so and were followed by the
Willis', and they In turn by the San
Especially i:i the palmy day of
the Wyliic ownership it was a plxe-i of
much soc!a! distinction and a gooci
many diutiiirfui ihoil people w-re enicr
.lined ttii- Hi prince'. v faiihrm mid
with lavish generosity in spite of
rural limitations Among these were
the royal party including Kamehame
ha Fourth and Queen Emma with
their little son the Prince of Hawaii
after whom Princevillo was named,
and the princess Namakeha, who was
goycrness guardian to the little Prince.
and who later became Kalukaua'E
Queen, Kapiolani. The Princess Ruth
Keelikolani was also a guest at the
home. But the most distinguished
guest of all was lady. Franklin, who
spent a couple of months there and
enjoyed It very much as a restful
change from an anxious and stren
uous life seeking for traces or infor
mation of her lost husband.
Tho following names should hav
I Make the old
OKI Clothes are the order of
I Cleaning and Dyeing
will make them look like now.
We help you get many more
months' wear out of them.
J. ABADIE, Proprietor
Honolulu, T. If.
sixty, enjoyed a picnic at Niumalu
beach on Saturday, which claims to
be the best thing In its lino in all
Promptly at 10 o'clock, the schedul
ed time, almost everyone was there,
and In the mood to enjoy the outing
to the full. For an hour or two the
main interest centered on the swim
ming, either In the river or the sea,
and seldom has that region presented
so much color, vivacity, and good humor.
At noon every ono was randy for the
picnic lunch, which was most delicious
and most varied, with all kinds of
salads, sandwiches, baked beans, etc.,
as well as four largo freezers of ice
cream, every bit of which disappeared,
with many exclamations of "Gee, but
this is good ice cream!"
Some of the youngster ate their
lunch in their bathing suits and hiked
right back to tho water for another
swim, which lasted most of the after
The aftcrnopn was greatly enliven
ed by a huki-lau in which s?ven big
nets joined together were pulled in
and a great showing of fine fish was
made, including two big turtles and
Through the generosity of Mr. and
Mrs. Coney, some of the choicest of
the fish was distributed among the
picnicers. To many of the guests, ii
cluding the new teachers, 'many of
whom were there, this was all a new
and most interesting experience.
Between times, it was most comfort
able and enjoyable under the trees,
and in groups on tho lawn, on rugs
and in hammocks. All this by the
kindness and courtesy ot Mr. and Mrs.
Very reluctantly the affair broke up
about the middle of the after noon,
everyone carrying away the pleasant
est conviction of a good time, and
most of them, two or three layers of
tan and sunburn.
Mrs. Lydgate and Mrs. Wood were
appeared on the Honor Roll:
W. F. Sanborn
Princeville Plantation Co.
Mrs. John Akana
Mrs. C. Akana
R. K. Nakea
C. Poo Leong
Mrs. H. Birkmyre
THE CATRPILLAR BEATS
THE STEAM PLOW
An Emergency Katioi
The Cjunrloi-niiistiT Corps has
worked out a special reserve em
ergency ration for the army con
sist ing of hard hread, corn heef,
corn beef hash, roast heef, salmon,
irdines, soluhlo coH'ee, sugar and
lit, to he packed in a mouIa;;cd
ilvafnzed iron tins and hennet!
illy scaled against gas as well as
This announcement carries two
mportant messages for the Ameri-
ae people. It leaches the neces
sity for saving certain foods and
it also emphasizes the necessity
for building up a national reserve
Wheat, meat ami sugar make
ui most or the menu ot .tins
lunch between shots' for our
hovs. That is the reason civilians
ire asked to eat war bread, to
ave the heavier cuts of heef and
to make our national allotment of
sugar go around.
The abundant. American har
vests have brought rifts in the
lood cloud, it is true. Hut now
is the time for a national reserve
at ion to make impossible anv
such dire conditions as faced the
Allies early last spring. Kemeiii
be these words of Lord Rlionniidn,
when he heard our wheat supplies
had been eaten up : "The war is
over, we are beaten."
America did her part then and
lie must do her part now by pre
paring against any possible re
petition of that call of distress.
A Threatening Pest
Wholesale and Retail Groceries
Dry Goods of all Descriptions.
It seems that the jaunty little cater
pillar with its wobbly, crawling way;
bids fair to run the old fashioned
ponderous, slow-going steam plow out
of business. The reason is that it is
more economical in labor, in fuel
and in mechanical equipment.
The caterpillar has increased great
ly in tho land, there being over 100 on
the Islands, and the 'number of them
Is increasing rapidly. The high price
of coal, and the high price of labor
both count heavily for tho caterpillar.
HIGH-GRADE LIVE STOCK
SHIPPED TO PRINCEVILLE
We neatly pack uml mail
Hawaii & South Seas Curio
Twenty-five head of live stock
valued at $32,500 have been shipped
from a Pacific port to the Princeville
plantation. The shipment was made
under the direction of Cliff Harris of
the Hereford cattle breeding firm of
Harris & Sons. In the shipment were
five bulls, the average price of which
was $lTi(I0, and twenty heifers valut
at $1000 each. The heifers are bred to
tho $30,000 bull Repeater. Two of the
bulls are classed by cattlemen as be
ing of as high grade as any ever ship
ped from a Pacific port.
IF TOP TH E A T R E
Tuesday, Get. 8
A. II.' WOOD PRESEXTS HIS RROADWAY SUCCESS
"THE GUILTY MAN"
THIS GREATEST SENSATION OK THE MOMENT. A POWERFUL CAST, WITH GLORIA
HOPE AND VIVIAN REED. INTENSE GRAPHIC, RUT MEI.O DRAMATIC.
r - hJ Av i
Thursday, Oct. 10
GOLDEN RULE KATE
play, "Golden Rule Kate;'
THE STORY OF A COWGIRL WHO CLEANED
WESTERN TOWN SINGLE HANDED.
"A ROYAL ROGUE"
A RIP-RUSTING MACK SENNETII COMEDY
Saturday, Oct. 12
Billie Burke mr:
Daughter " ; lAi :
A Peppery Picture Dominated ly tin- Pitpinnt
Miss Uurkc, Tnonias Meiulinn (iives Stmng
Up-to-the-Mimite Aiiiericuu Pla. Too (!uoil to Mis:
SIXTH CHAPTER OF
UjOAVbAWA'AV, ' . " it
5 1 L LIE BuiUS.E'
The Guilty Man" program will be also shown at
ELEELE, WED., OCT.
SAT., KAPAA, MOX.
WAIMEA, MOX , OCT.
TIIU. KAPAA, FRI.
program will Le Ir-o" n wn at
MAKAWELI, TUES. KOLOA, WED. HOMITEaD,
Grove Farm Plantation has been
doing a goud deal of burning off and
plowing on the uplands of the western
slopes of Kiluhana, partly, with a view j
to planting valuable ranch grar.ses,
but al.io piu'lly to wage war against
the spreading maze of Melastoma
which is invading and ruining all that
The Mclstoma bears a very pretty
lavender Mower, (somewhat like a pret
ty single rose. It was introduced a
good many years ago, presumably be
cause of the flower, and has taken
very kindly to that upland region, and
has quietly taken possession of it,
end now it will not leave it until it is
forcibly driven out.
LIBERTY LOAN DAY OBSERVED
tir .- T", "4 r
Sunday was Liberty Loan Day at
the Lihue Union Church, with' an ad- j
dress suitable for the occasion, on the ;
widow and her mites.
Two new members were received
into the church, and tho Sacrament of
the Lord's supper was celebrated. !
Mrs. F. t". Stone sang "The Clean
Heart" as a solo, rendering it very
effectively with sympathetic voice and
graceful charm. There was a large
and very attentive audience.
liionrnpliy, t nules, arts, ami sciencct;, sports
Sum-erne Court Judircs concur in its favor. Tlu
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A Lost ArtRevived
The old-time cunoe builder is a
! thing of the past, obsolete and extinct
' like the dodo or the moho. And yet,
it seems, not absolutely so. In a very
' secluded corner, far from the haunts
of men, we recently ran across an
I old one-armed man, laborously chip
ping away on a canoo which he was
making out of a nor-west log that the
ocean currents hud kindly drifted to
his door. His only tools -were two
little" oldfushioned Hawaiian adzes
tied onto short natural wooden hand
les. With these he was slowly and
painfully worrying out' the interior of
his craft, being especially bothered
by the great knots which here and
there almost defied his crude tools.
All alone he had been working on It
for months, and it will be a red letter
day, now not far away, when he has
his launching, and demonstrates Hi
The victim of a giant powder fish
ing accident some years ago he lost
his right hand, but not his grit, and
not his skill.