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1 k ESTABLISHED 1904. YOL 18. NO. 9. LIHUE, KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. MARCH 1, 1922 SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COPY REGISTRATION CLOSE .DO IT NOW! viuj ipAypi 1 anil S MARCH 7 - Waimea Policeman Sf Shoots WomaiL;And Commits Suicide Kalau Kahoonel, a policeman in Waimea, 35 years of age, committed sulcido by Bhooting himself through the head, dying instantly, after ho had attemptod to kill Mrs. Arthur Hunt of Waimea by shooting, last Thursday evening. According to tho story told tho polico, Kahoonel called at the Hunt homo last Wednesday evening afto'r tho Hunts had retired. Ho knocked on tho door and when admitted ho had a revolver in one hand and a flash light in tho other. Practically without warning ho oponod fire on Mrs. Hunt, hitting hor in tho throat nnd the bullet passod through and shnttored her Jaw bone on tho opposite side. Then he turned thu gun on himself and pulled tho trig ger. Mrs. Hunt was rushed to tho Wai mea hospital and Dr. Dunn called, as Dr. Tuttlo was in Honolulu. . Temporary insanity is believed to bo tho caUBO of tho shooting, as no other motivo is known. Mrs. Hunt has an oven chance for recovery unless complications set in from tho wound in her throat. It was reported that Kahoonel had also killed tho woman's husband, but this rumor is untrue. Mr. Hunt was not at homo at tho time the accident happoned. Mrs. Hunt's vocal organs aro at looted so that she could not talk for some time. Sho was able 'to say a few words last night, how over, and it is thought that thero will bo' no permanent injuries. Whllo rushing to the hospital from Makawoli, Dr. Dunn skidded on tho Pakala turn and damaged hla car badly. He borrowed a car at Pakala to finish the trip. LIBRARY ASSOCIATION COMPLETES ORGANIZATION Tho Kauai Public Library Assocla tion held a meting last Saturday in which tho final requirements of organization were completed so that it now is in a position to begin business. s '"iTSI At this first members' meeting tho by-laws of the association wero adopted governing the whole con duct of tho library, which is to bo a free public library in tho fullest senso of the term. A seal was adopted, a sito for tho fine forthcoming library building was tentatively solected, arrango- mcnts were made to secure a li brarlan to begin sorvlco in the courso of a couple of weeks or so and provision was made for tho transfer of tho books from the Li huo Union church to tho Mokihana hall, which tho ladles have placed at tho disposal of tho association as a temporary homo for tho library un til tho library building is completed Dy special invitation, Mrs. A. Wilcox, and W. N. Stewart were present and discussed with much Interest tho matter of sites, etc. It was finally decided to petition tho directors of tho Lihuo Planta tion Co., for a lot, half an acre or so, makai of the plantation office which it is undorstood tho local representatives of tho plantation were willing to donate for library purposes. In consideration of tho fact that tho building is to bo a memorial lo tho late A. S .Wilcox, his birth day, May 24, will bo set asldo as Founders' Day, with appropriate ex orcises for tho occasion. Finally a committee was appoint cd on plans, to report as soon as posslblo to tho board of trustees. ' Miss Lydla Brodero returned to Kauai last Friday after several months spent in California. ' $ 41 Lack of space this week mak- es It necessary for us to carry over until next week several very Important Items. We wish to call attention to C. E. Tracervlll'a article on 4 page 8, on Postmaster General Hays' and his attitude toward politics and the postofflce. It : Is particularly appropriate at this time, with the Kapaa post- office squabble In the lime- light. KAPAA NOTES James Spalding has erected a bas ketball court on tho empty building lot of tho American Factors Ltd. Practlco games aro being played 3arly every afternoon and Jimmy "pects to develop a team that will be able to hold its own against the bast on Kauai. II. A. Truslow of the nowly or ganized Commercial Trust Co., Ltd. of Honolulu; spent four days hero last week in connection with tho uf fairs of the local affairs of tho Hawaii Bank of Commerce. Tho Hawaii Dank of Commerce is a sub- slduary of tho Commercial Trust Co., Ltd. Mrs. W. F. Horner and daughter left for Honolulu last Wednesday to visit Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hom er. Sho expects to bo away about a month. A meeting of tho local Repub lican precinct club was hold at tho court houso on Saturday evening for tho purpose of' hearing the re port of the four delegates who at tended tho convention in Honolulu. The postal authorities have at last settled tho matter of the post mastership of Kapaa in favor of John F. Itapozo. VY cable dispatch from Washington last week an nounced the nomination. It is ex pected that tho post offlco will bo moved to its now location not later ban April 1. Tho Hawaiian Canneries Co., has boon appointed tho Kapaa agents of the Ahukini Terminal & Hallway Co to handle all incoming and outgo- ng freight from the local Btation, which is now completed and ready for business. Tho office staff of the cannery will handle all routine vork. James Spalding of Kealia will leave on Wednesday for Honolulu for California on business in con nection with his interest in the Gold en State. Ho expects to bo away about two months, returning about the end of May. News has Just, reached us here that W. A. Fernandez, Kauai movie magnate, who left here nearly a year ago for an extended trip to tho orient to acquaint himself with the possibilities of tho movie fields there, has decided to remain there indefinitely, and has already start ed tho operation of theaters in Mnn ila and Shanghai. Fernandez was one of Kauai's representatives to the last legislature. Josio Cummlngs, son of J. B. Cummlngs, local home steader, was taken along by the movie man, and is still in tho ori ont with him. Tho Sunrlso team of tho Kealia leaguo copped tho championship of the second series on Sunday on tho Kapaa diamond, beating the Mills team by the scoro of Gto C. Hain stopped the game thrco times, and five of the nino innings wero play ed on a wot and muddy field. The Sunrlso team will meot tho Beach house team In a best two out of three gamo series for tho champion ship beginning next Sunday. Jimmy Spalding's Walpoull Won ders at indoor baseball broke oven on -Sunday with Antono nels' Kapaa stars. Tho "Waipoull team lost "the first ga'mo by ono run, but camo badk in tho second and nearly upset a wholo tub of whitewash on thoir oppononts. Mrs. Georgo S. Raymond, wifo of Principal Raymond of Kapaa school, accompanied by her two sons, was u returning passenger this morning on tho Claudlno. Mrs. Raymond has been on Maui at tho homo of her parents In Paia since Juno, 1921. ALFRED D. HILLS RESIGNS Alfred D. Hills, who has been general manager of tho Lihuo Ico & Electric Power Co., Ltd., for tho past 21 years, has resigned his po sition, effective March 31. Mr. Hills is ono of tho largest stockholders in tho company and sctill retains his interest. MRS WOOD GIVES TEA Mrs. E.F. Wood of Lihuo was hos tess nt n very delightful tea last Thursday afternoon. A Corr Through a typographical error in yesterdays Garden Island the date of closing of Registration was published as March 17. The date should have read MARCH 7 STEPHAN SINDING The famous sculptor, news of whose death has come through the Lon don papers, and the Isenberg Monument at Llhue, which he de signed. Kauai To Have A County Fair It is planned to hold a county fair at tho Lihuc armory on May 27th, which falls on Saturday. Sheriff W. H. Rico is tho leader In tho move ment nnd ho states that while its main purpose this year is to pro vido now chairs for tho armory yet ho hopes to enlargo on tho idea in succeeding years. Mr. Fcrnandos. tho amusement promoter, has prom ised to provide somo good shows and soveral Hawaiian societios will provido exhibits of Hawaiian handi crafts, Tho schools will also be rep resented with industrial exhibits. Agricultural exhibits, animal ex hibits and any historical exhibit will bo welcomed. Send in your re quisition for space to Sheriff Rico. Kauai needs an annual county fair, so let us all kokua. .$. SOCIAL SERVICE ASSN. WILL HOLD MEETING Tho Social Sorvlco Association will hold Its regular monthly meet ing on Saturday, March 4th, at 2:30 p. m., at tho Mokihana hall, Lihuo. Dr. Karl C. Leobrlck, of tho Univer sity of Hawaii, will bo tho speakor of tho afternoon. His subject Is to bo, "The Interest of the Govern ment in Welfaro Work." A cordial Invitation Is extended to nnyono who is interested to attend. - Miss Edith Rice was a roturnlng passongor on tho Claudlno last Fri day morning. Miss Rice has boon tho guest of Miss Francos Furring ton in Honolulu for tho past two weeks. action Another Auto Crash ' At Calamity Corner Lite Wednesday afternoon occur red another automobile crash at Calamity Corner near Lihuo gram mar school, which, in a miraculous manner turned out with but slight damage to one of tho cars, but which might have been very seri ous In its consequences. A Dodge roadster driven by Miss Clara 13. Anthony of the Lihue school, and in which besides tho driver wero her si3ter, Miss Flora Anthony and Miss Helen King, camo from Koloa way and was just turn ing into tho road leading to tho Li huo cemetery, when a big touring car driven by ono James Mlkaclo of Nlumalu camo from tho Grove Farm sido and crashed into Miss Anthony's car, demolishing tho right front wheel and fender, besides bending tho front axle and shoving tho Dodgo from tho road against tho fence. Nobody was hurt hut tho ladies had a bad shaking up. Miss Anthony had Mikaelo ar rested on tho chargo of heedless driving and ho was convicted in tho Lihuo district court and fined ?50 nnd $3 cost of ccmrt by Judge HJorth. An appeal to the circuit court lias been noted. DR. K. C. LEEBRICK LECTURES ON THIS KAUAI WEEK END Dr. K. C. Lcebrlck, of tho Uni versity of Hawaii, will arrivo on Kauai next Friday morning to de liver a series of five lectures. The program lias been arranged as fol lows: Friday, March 3, nt 3:30 p. m. at tho Mokihana Hall. Subject: "Tho Washington Conforenco on Limita tion of Armaments." Saturday, nt 3:00 p., m., Social Welfaro conference, Lihuo. Subjoct: "Tho Intercsto f tho Government In Welfaro AVork." Saturday evening, at Makawoli. Subject: "Current Topics in World Events." Sunday evening, at Lihuo church. Subjoct: "Basic Religion." Monday ovenlng, at Kllatiea plan tation. Subject: "Current Topics in World Events." Dr. Leobrlck is recognized as ono of tho university's best and ablest speakers and all pcoplo who havo tho opportunity to do so should plan to hear him. Ho came to tho Uni versity of Hawaii from tho Univer sity of California, where ho mado a very enviablo reputation for himself as an authority on history and kin dred subjects. Mrs. H. Sheldon and two children returned lo Kapaa last weok After a short visit to Honolulu. Chamber Commerce Has Big Session At High School The regular meeting of tho Kauai Chamber of Commerce was hold on Thursday ovenlng, February 23 at tho Kauai high school In Lihue. In accordance with a motion made at tho last -mooting in Waimea a din ner, furnished by tho domestic sci ence department of tho high school, preceded the meeting. About fiO members attended. Alter tho dinner, President Wish ard called tho meeting to order and had tho minutes of tho last regular meeting and the special meeting held January Gth, read by tho secre tary. After theso wero approved tho president reported that ho hud re ceived letters from Herbert Hoover, the speaker of tho IIouso of Repre sentatives, President Harding's se cretary, tho chairman of tho Sonata fiuunco committee and tho chair man of tho ways and means com mittee of tho House of Representa tives promising thai they would do all they could to assist Hawaii in maintaining tho present tariff on Cuban sugar. Frank Crawford mado n motion that tho domestic science depart ment of Kauai high school bo vot ed thanks for the excellent dinner tboy had provided for tho chamber. beconded by J. II. Moragno and unanimously passed. Los Angeles Coming. A letter from Georgo T. Armltage, secretary of tho Hawaii Tourist Bureau, was road, cnlling tho Kauai body's attention to the fact that 300 Los Angeles Chamber of Com merce members aro coming to Ha waii tills spring and aro planning trips to Oahu, Maui and Hawaii, but not to Kauai. Mr. Annitago asked if it was tho desiro of tho Kauai Chamber of Commerce to invito tho Los Angeles men to tho Garden Is land. L. D. Larson moved that tho Los Angeles Chamber of Commorco bo invited to Kauai and that wo plan to talio them to' Kokeo if they nc; cept the Invitation. The Kokee Road. It was moved by W. II. Rico Jr., that the secretary writo tho Board of Supervisors a lcttor requesting them to uso the S30.000 appronri ated for tho purposo of fixing up the Kokeo road before tho Los Angeles men get here. Seconded by A. G. Clutterbuck. During tho discussion of this sub ject, E. M. Cheatham asked the county englnoor how much money had boon expended in surveying tho road and how . much of tho appro priation was still available. Mr. Mid dleton said that about $3000 had buen used nnd the balance of tho sum, plus Interest, is yet to be spent on tho project. When the president put tho above motion it was unanimously carried. Nawlllwlli Breakwater. H. D. Sloggott reported that while ho was in Honolulu, Major Johnson who is in chargo of tho Nawlllwlli breakwater project, suggested that the Kauai peoplo tell tho proper placo for tho construction of the wharves when tho breakwater is finished. Mr. Sloggett moved that tho secretary writo to tho board of harbor commisslonbrs nsklng Infor mation as to wharf plans and urging an early selection qt tho sites. Sec onded by E. H. W. Broadbont; car ried. II. D. Sloggett asked tho chamber to appropriate $50 for oxponses of tho thrift campaign recently carried on by tho Kauai Y. M. C. A. Tho request was seconded by II. S. Simp son nnd tho chamber voted to grant tho request. New Members. J. I. Sllva proposed tho following names for membership in tho Cham ber of Commorco: Dr. Y. S. Chang, Y. Y. Tseu, C. E. S. Burns, O. T. Douglas, F. A. Gluud, M. J. Tevos, N. Nobrcga, W. C. Crawford and S. Balthls. All wero unanimously and enthusiastically voted members. H. I). Sloggott reported that 1, 8(13 names wero secured on tho Gar don Island ns ondorsors of tho po titlon to Congress that additional Asiatic labor bo allowed to enter Hawaii .for agricultural purposes. Continued on Pago Flvo Robbery Case is Still Before the Court Tho Hanalei robbery caso is still occupying tho attention of tho cir cuit court. Tho caso camo up last Thursday and Attorney A. G. Kau lukou, who had tho right to chal lenge two jurors for each of thc""s7x defendants, rejected nearly the whole panel of jurors. It was necessary to call a new panel before the caso could bo continued. It is called a gain today, however, and will prob ably bo settled soon. Tho next caso to be brought tip will bo tho Louis Rego manslaughter case. It will bo recalled that while driving a car Rego ran into tho stouo wall in front of tho Hobby residence. In the smashup Joseph Calestro, clerk in tho Lihuo store, was killed and Rego himself was badly injured. Tho caso was hold up from tho last term of court, but is schedul ed to come up tomorrow. Attorney W. T. Rawlins, who is thought to bo in lino for tho federal judoship, is Hego's lawyer and is expected to be in on the Klnau tomorrow. .j. ALL CANDIDATES MAKING PLANS FOR BIG ELECTION FIGHT Tho fact that a real political cam paign Is on is quite apparent in all parts of tho territory, especially on tho Island of Hawaii where all tho candidates havo started their attack. Kumulao, McCandlcss and Mrs. Atcherly have all toured tho Big Island, telling tho voters there just wherein they ' were each bet ter than tho other aspirants to tho office. Senator Harry A. Baldwin lias not done any electioneering yot. but his many friends and "political managers on tho various Islands havo been busy for him. Mr. Bald win has been kept out of tho cam paign to date on account of sick ness, hut it is reported that be is now recovered and ready for tho conflict. A great Interest is being taken on all the islands in getting tho voters to register and to reregister prorating tnoy did not voto at tho last election. All forces realizo that they will need overy posslblo voto and thoy aro doing thoir best to seo that no ono will bo declared in eligible on tho big day. It is generally conceded that the big contest is between Senator Baldwin and L. L. McCandiess, Mrs. Atcherly is not considered a real contender and Jonah Kumulao It is thought, lias not a very strong chance for election. DR. LEEBRICK TO SPEAK AT MOKIHANA MEETING Mokihana Club will meet at tho Lihuo Social Hall on Friday after noon, March 3rd, at -2:30 o'clock. Dr. Karl Leobrlck, of tho Uni versity of Hawaii, will speak to tho club. His subject will bo "Tho Washington Conforenco on tho Lim itation of Armaments." Hostesses for tho afternoon will bo Mrs. Swan, Mrs. C. A. Hlco, Miss Editlt Rico, Mrs. Henry, Mrs. Ol son and Miss Marston. J ! 4 "J h J t ! LIHUE UNION CHURCH . At tho morning hour worship Mr. Noil Locke, will give a 10- minuate eclio speech of tho John R. Mott meeting In Hono- lulu. Mr. Mott is one of tho world's greatest Christian load- ors and possibly better than 5- any other individual sees, thru tho present unrest of tho world. At tho evening hour tho third of tho missionary educa- tlonal addresses will bo given by Dr. Carl C. Loebric, of tho University of Hawaii. The sub- ject ho has chosen is "Basis Religion." With his historical talent and ability to analyze world conditions of today, wo aro promised a groat treat at this service. Everyone is cordl- ally invited to hear him. Ralph V, Bayloss, Minister, t ! !