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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. l(i. NO. 6.
LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII.x TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1920
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DR. GURUS ARRIVES:
Dr. Henry S. Curtis, playground and
recreation expert, arrived this morning
on the "Klnau" and went at onco to
the Lilhuo Hotel, which will bo his
headquarters while on this Island.
Miss Allca Smith, director of physical
education for the public schools of
Honolulu, accompanied him. Today
they are spending In the Hanalet dist
rict, whera they will visit schools, and,
under the guidance of Miss Langwith,
look over the welfaro work of Kilauea
plantation. At 3 p. m. Dr. Curtis will
speak at the Kilauea Hall.
Wednesday, Fob. 11th, will be given
to Kawalhau district. After visiting
the Tuberculosis Hospital and outly
ing schools, Dr. Curtis will lunch at
the Kapaa school kitchen, and will
lecture at the school nt2:30 p. m. An
invitation is extended to all to hear
him. In the evening, at 7:30, he will
speak, under the auspices of the Moki
hana Club, for the public at the Lihuo
On Thursday he will visit the
schools of Kqloa district, speaking at
the Koloa Hall at 3 p. m., and again at
the Eloole Hallaf 7:30 p. m.
Mr. Damkroger will entertain the
party on Friday at Makawell, showing
them the recreational centers provided
by the plantation for the camps. In
the evening Dr. Curtis will lecture at
the Social Hall.
On Saturday the Watmea Canyon
will be visited. Dr. Curtis will occupy
the pulpit of the Lihue Union Church
at 11 a. m. on Sunday, the ltfth. Mon
day will bo given to the schools of the
Walmea district, luncheon will be had
at the Waimea school, and at 3 p. m.
Dr. Curtis will speak to the residents
of .the district ut the school. Monday
evening he will be the speaker at the
Fathers and Sons' banquet in Lihue.
On Tuesday the Lihue schools will he
visited and at rioon Dr. Curtis will
Bpeak to the students of tho Kauai
It la hoped that everyone who can
possibly do so will hear Dr. Curtis,
who comes to us from the Eastern
States with a message of the la.te.4l
developments tncre in the great move
ment for recreational education.
FLU SITUATION ON
ISLAND IS REASSURING
The llu situation thus far is entirely
reassuring. Whatever tho future may
have in store for us, there certainly Is 1
comparatively little of the genuine
articlo abroad at present.
At Kealla there Is a good deal of in
fectious colds about, but only somo 20
cases of influenza. In Lihue there are
perhaps half a dozen cases, while In
most other communities there aro only
occasional sporadic cases.
The utmost care is being taken to
deal promptly with any cases that may
develop to check it in the early stages.
H. ROHRIG ENTERS BUSINESS
Herman Rohrlg Is permanently lo
cated in business in Honolulu, being
tho exclusive agent of tho Albcrs Feed
and Cereal Company. This is one of
tho largest concerns In the United
States, rivalling the Sperry Flour Co.,
with branches in all tho big centers.
Mr. Rohrig'a familiarity with tho Is
lands and the business Interests here
gfvo him special advantages in the con
duct of such a business, and ho will
assuredly make a great success of It.
Ho has offices in tho Campbell Block.
A. & B. GET CONTRACT
Alexander & Baldwin, of San Fran
cisco, will furnish tho necessary 13,
000 feet of 3-inch second hand holler
tube pipe for tho Puu Ka Pelo Park
water supply. Tho consideration is
Mr. and Mrs. John Lovell, of Na
wlllwlll, gave a "house warming" at
their now "home Sunday afternoon, at
which they entertained n host of their
friends. It was a luau of the finest typo
and was a most genial and enjoyablol
Lau Kong, part owner of the Kapaa
Meat Market, and M. Martins, Jr., son
of M. Martins, dairyman of Kapaa,
were arrested on Monday of last week,
charged with llrst degree larceny, the
offense being the alleged theft of a
black cow supposed to bo the property
of the Lihuo Plantation Co., Ltd.
It had been suspected for several
months that somo person or persons
we-e responsible for tho disappearance
of cattle belonging to the companyk
and J. H. Coney had been quietly mak
ing an exhaustive Investigation on tho
company's behalf. Tho arrest was the
cuhnination of this investigation.
The case was hoard before Judge
Puiki of tho local district court on
Friday and Saturday, the prosecution
Introducing as evidence the hide of
the cow alleged to have been stolen,
showing two faint letters supposed to
be -'LH," tho brand used by the Lihue
Plantation Company in branding their
cattle for identification purposes. After
much argument between the attornoys
for tho defense and prosecution, the
cate was committed to the grand Jury
which will convene on Saturday next.
County Attorney S. K. Kaeo and
Hon. J. Hjflpney are conducting tho
case for tho prosecution, while A. G.
Kaulukou, E. K. Aiu and M. S. Hen
riques have been lined up for the de
fense. Board of Appraisers Active
The Board of Appraisers are abroad
in tho land again. During tho last
week they have been seen very much
absorbed, and In shirt sleeves, poking
about In back alloys, business sites
and garden plots in Hanapepe and
In Hanapepe, ,the problem was to
determine a fair valuation to bo put on
prererence right claims, which aro to
be 30UI by private sale at tho upset
price put on by the board. These
niUwt he bona fide homestead lots,
actually lived on for 20 years. In many
cases these aro business sites of much
value, and very much in demand.
Tho Waimea lots aro of a different
kind, being remnants that will bo sold
at public auction to the highest bidder,
starting at an upset price. Most of
them were appraised a year or two
ago, but were not sold. There are
some two dozen of them, mostly ad
joining the beach.
The children of the fourth grade of
the Kapaa school, 108 in number, ac
companied by Principal Raymond and
three other teachers, made a tour of
tho West sk!o t.! tho Island on Friday
last. It was a personally conducted
geography lesson, illustrated teach
ing of tho most illuminating and at
tractive kind. They had lunch at
Eleole, sampling tho dainties of the
school kitchen with much satisfaction.
By tho time they reached Waimea
tho day was so far spent that thoy
had to rotraco their steps for home.
TO BE CONCRETE
A new structure Is contemplated to
replace tho present steel ono at tho
Half-way Bridge, which has long been
Inadequate to the trafflc there. Tho
now one will bo of concrete, set across
tho stream at an angle conforming to
the trend of the road. The old steel
bridgo will then bo put In at Nawlll
will in place of the present wooden
ono, now badly dono for.
Under tho auspices of the Moklhana
Club. Dr. Curtis will lecture on "Play
and Recreation" at the Lihuo Social
Hall, on Wednesday ovening, Feb. 11,
at 7:30 o'clock. A cordial invitation Is!
extended to all to hear him speak. 1
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MISS ELSIE LIDGATE Is visiting!
Iter relatives in Lihue.
PAUL RICE Is homo for a few days ,
from the H.M.A. Ho is recoreving from i
D. J. DAVIS, manager of tho Hawaii-
ui Art Co., Is on the Island, arriving
... .j, .j.
DAN CONWAY, veteran salesman
for tho American Factors, Is on tho
Island this week.
R. E. WYLLIE, of tho Armour Co.,
Is on tho Island for a few days in the
interest of his company.
C. B. GREY, local representative of
the Homo Insurance Company, return
ed by the Kinau this morning.
MR. W. O. SMITH and Mr. Fred
Smith came over from Honolulu by
tho Kinau Friday morning and return
T. B. BUSH, of tho Territorial Sur
vey Department, came down last Frl
day and went to Waimea where he
will do some work for tho Dopartmeit.
MRS. ISENBERG arrives in Hono
lulu today and will be home on tho
Kinau Friday morning. After a brief
visit hero she will go to San Francisco
to meet her sister.
A. D. HILLS Is building quito a largo
and imposing house on his kuleana at
Riverside Grove, Wailua. It Is just
off the road, among the coconut trees,
so that jt is not easily visible from the
D. S. BOWMAN, head of tho welfare
department of the Planters' Associat
ion, returned to Honolulu on Saturday,
after spending a week on Kauai in the
Interest of his work.
D. SEMPLE, shop superintendent
and assistant manager of Catton, Neill
& Company, came over from Town
last Friday in connection with tho
large amount of work that firm is do
ing for the Kauai mills.
LEONARD WITHINGTON, head of
the Lcigon of Honor in Hawaii, return
ed to Honolulu Saturday afternoon.
Mr. Wlthlngton came down Friday
morning at attend the annual meeting
of Kauai Post, held Tuesday evening,
at which ho was tho principal speaker.
J. STANLEY GAWNE, formerly con
nected with tho United States Internal
revenuo Department, arrived by the
Kinau this morning. Mr. Gawno has
severed his connection with the Rev
enue Service and has gawno into busi
ness for himself as an expert on Fed
eral Income Tax.
W. E. EKLUND, representing the
sales department of the von Hamm
Young Company, arrived by the Klnau
this morning and will be on the Island
for several days. Those desiring to
get In touch with him can do so by
calling up either Lihuo Hotel or Wai
mea Hotel. Eklund was night engi
neer at McBrydo in 1913-14.
C. T. BAILEY, Superintendent of
Public Lands, departed for Honolulu
Saturday, after a week spent on this
Island looking into tho Kapaa Irrigat
ion project and the lease of railway
rights of way over Kapaa homestead
lands. Mr. Bailey expressed himself
as highly pleased with tho homestead
situation at Kapaa. He is especially
gratified with tho manner in which tho
now homesteaders aro taking hold.
Rainfall for the Week
Rainfall for tho week ending Sun
day, Feb. 8th:
The Dohrman Lectures
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The Dohrman illustrated llcturcs un-
dor th3 auspices of tho Moklhana
Club' wole tho soclal nml art,st,c
events of tho past week, and wore
thoroughly enjoyed by the large audi-
ences, many of whom came from dist
ant parts of tho Island to attend them.
' The ,ctureg werc partIcularly flne
J due in about equal measure to tho high
, fIU!lllty of thB slIt,es' alul to a raro
. artistic sense in tho choico of subject
matter. There was a very pleasing
and interesting variety in tho scenes
depicted, the beauty of tho Italian
lakes and tho majesty of the Swiss
mountains being very gratefully re
lieved by dainty bits of peasant life,
and rural, happy children.
Mr. Dohrman is making an extensive
collection of Hawaiian views, which,
If up to his high standard of excel
lence, will do credit to those Islands
and win applause wherever thoy may
KAUAI POST TO PROMOTE
AMERICANISM AMONG YOUNG
MEN OF JAPANESE PARENTS
Through tho committee appointed
by the Kauai Post of the American
Legion, a meeting of tho young men
of Japanese parantage and American
citizenship was called for last Sunday
at 3 o'clock. Due to the haste In
which this meeting was called It was
not as largely attended as was hoped,
but those present showed their oarn
estness. It was decided to call a meet
ing for next Sunday, February 15th, at
1 p. m.
This meeting is to be held in the
Lihue Armory, and it is expected that
it will bo very largely attended, as
as each man present last Sunday has
undertaken to notify others In his com
munity, and through them pass tho
Nvord along for the coming meeting.
The committee that represents the
Kauai Po3t of tho American Legion in
this matter consists of Mr. Arthur
Betts, of Koloa, Commander of the
Kauai Post, and Mr. Philip L. Rice, of
CHARGED WITH SLAUGHTERING
AND SELLING BEEF WITHOUT
Alfred Vlveiros and M. Martins, Jr.,
the latter already being a defendant
In a cattle stealing case, were arrested
at the instigation of County Attorney
S. K. Kaeo, charged with slaughtering
and selling cattle without a license.
The case will be tried beforo Judge
Puukl, of the Kawalhau district court
early this week.
CONCERT AT KAPAA
There was a concert at Kapaa on
Saturday ovening at the church hall
for the benefit of tho Kaahumanu
Society, which was very much of a
success every way, and which realized
somo $170 for tho treasury of that
MISS DAISY HEE IS HOSTESS
Miss Daisy M. Hee was tho hostess
at a Chineso dinner given in her Kapaa
homo last week. Tho invited guests
included tho Misses Allard, Baldwin
and Gagliardo and soveral others of
tho Kapaa school teachers.
WAILUA BRIDGE PROTECTED
The concrete piers of tho now Wal
lualua Bridgo aro being protected by
surrounding them, about the base, with
heavy rock fills. Tho rocks aro
being hauled from In near-by sources.
This precaution will protect the foun
dations from any possiblo undermin-
ing of the sandy river bottom.
BURGLARS Al IRK
AT THE HOMESTEADS
A gang of several Filipinos made a
trip up the Kapaa homesteads last
week and burglarized a number or res
Canned goods and other food
wer9 taken from the homo of ft.
Israel, while several shirts and other
wearing apparel were among tho
things selected from tho rcsldcnco of
Mr. and Mrs. Matthews. At the homo
of S. Nagahlca, a trunk was forced
open and a silk shirt, a watch and a
revolver stolen, while the occupants
John Ornellas, who runs a store in
Kapahi, reported that some unknown
persons broke the glass In his store
window on Thursday night, evidently
for the purpose of robbing tho place,
but were unable to gain an entrance
because tho window had another
Four Filipinos have been arrested,
including ono woman, by tho local
police, charged with having commit
ted tho burglaries.
Father and Son Week
Posters announcing National Father
and Son Week, an institution annually
promoted by the Young Men's Christ
Ian Association in the interest of hot
ter citizenship, are out. Special serv
ices will bo held in Kauai churches on
Sunday, February 15, and an all-Kauai
banquet will bo spread at the Tip Top
Tea Garden on Monday ovening, Feb
The chief guest of honor at the
banquet will be Dr. Curtis, who will
speak. Motion pictures, music and
other foatuies will furnish inspiration
and entertainment in addition to the
All fathers, with their sons, and "big
brothers" with somo other man's son
or little brother, who apply in time
will bo ndmlttod to the banquet.
Tickets will be on Bale at Hofgaard's
store and Lihuo store, or can bo ob
tained from the Y secretaries, from
Dr. Watorhouso or from Mr. Barclay.
VISITS HER OLD HOME
Miss Alico Smith, who is on the is
land with Dr. Curtis in the interests
of playground and recreational work.
is an old-time Kauaian. Sha is the
daughter of Mr. Fred Smith and lived
as a girl at Grove Farm. She is a
recent graduate of tho physical train
ing department of Teachers' College
New York City, and is now physical
director of tho public schools of Hono
RECEIVES NEWS OF
Charles R. Frazicr, head of tho ad
vertislng company of Honolulu, which
bears his name, and who made a busl
ness visit to Kauai last week, received
a wireless Saturday announcing tho
death of his mother, Elizabeth Frazicr,
in Honolulu, that morning.
Mrs. Frazior had been an Invalid for
a number of years and of lato had fail
ed so fast that her death was expected
in tho near future, though not at tho
early dato at which it occurred.
Mr. Frazior returned to Honolulu
CLUB HOUSE FOR
Camp 2 of Makawell Plantation, will
have a club houso all of its own. It
will bo under supervision at all times
and open every evening. Tho main
feature will bo a pool tablo, but there
will also be other attractions. Many
table games will bo at tho disposal of
the men as well as a branch library,
magazines and writing material.
OF KADAI POST
A meeting of the Kauai Post was
held In the- Lihue Armory on Friday
night, February Cth at 7:30 oclock.
, Mr. ,n,nl wi.i,in,
E.L,. of tll0 llel)ai.tInent of " of tl "
- Amcricnn Le(.,on arrlveu by tho Kmau
on Friday morning and addressed tho
members of the local post in tho even
'members of tho local post In the even
in:;. His address was in the nature of
a report on the proceedings of tho
National Convention of the Legion,
which was held in Minneapolis, la-jt
November, and to which ho waB tho
delegate from Hawaii and representa
tive of tho organization in tho Terri
tory. Through Mr. Wlthington, Hawaii
had a very important part in tho
Americanization plan adopted by tho
National Convention of the American
Legion, s h was the author of that
There was a good attendance at the
meeting and Mr. Wlthlngton's report
was enthusiastically received.
This was Mr. Wlthlngton's first visit
to Kauai snd as he Is a newspaper
man (on the staff of tho Advertiser)
as well as a prominent member of tho
American Legion, ho took keen Inter
est In all he saw and heard whllo on
the Island and expressed himself as
very favorably Impressed with every
thing. After tho talk given by Mr. Wlth
ington, the members present heard a
report on matters which had been
previously taken up at a- meeting of
the executive committee.
A resolution was Introduced and
passed unanimously, indorsing tho
action of the executive committee in
appointing a committee and pledging
tho support of tho Kauai Post, through
its committee, to all citizens who wish
to organize for and promote 100 per
ASHES OF EMMA SMITH
LAID TO REST
The ashes of Miss Emma Smith
were laid to rest, with appropriate
services, in tho family plot in Koloa
Friday afternoon In the presence of
tho Immediate relatives and fricndB of
tho deceased. W. O. Smith and Fred
Smith, both well known on Kauai,
were down for tho occasion. Simple
and impressive services were conduct
ed by Rev. J. M. Lydgate, assisted by
Rev. S. K. Kaulili, and by the Koloa
choir. There wero some three dozen
MORE NOTABLES COMING
An effort Is being made to have Mr.
James Wilder, National Sea Scout
Commissioner, and Mr. L. A. Barclay,
National Educational Director of tho
Boy Scouts of America to bo present
at the Father and Son Banquet on the
KIDDIES HAVE OUTING
School was suspended on Friday, so
far ns the pupils of tho three fourth
grado classes of the Kapaa school
wero concerned. The youngsters, un
der the watchful eyes of Mrs. Sheldon,
MIsb Bettencourt and Miss Maladinleh,
wero taken for a long ride as far as
Waimea, on three large auto busses,
returning lato In the afternoon.
NEW BRIDGE AT LUMAHAI
Tho Lumahal Bridgo has seon its
best days and is in bad condition. It
being found inadvisable to attempt a
concrete -itiuctu.-a there, because of
bad found Uion, arrangements have
been mado for lebuUding tho present
bridgo In wood.
Remember that Dr. Curtis will Bpeak
in your district this week. Tho place
and hour is given olsowhero in our
columus. Bo sure and hear him.