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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 18. NO. 27. LIHUE. KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, JUNE, 20, 1922 SUBSCRIPTION RATES, $2.50 PER YEAR 5 CENTS PER COPY it- Chamber of Commerce Holds Big Meeting w Tho Kauai Chamber of Connnerco held lis regular monthly dinner at the Tip Top Cafe laat Thursday ev ening. After an exceptionally good dinner the chamber settlcU down to business and several Important affairs were concluded. , Tho first thing In tho order of business was tho reading of com munlcatl,oins among which was a communlcatloni from Governor Parr lngton thanking tho chamber for their action on request for an op inion in regard to tho bill In congress turning tho local public utilities' over to a local public utilities in stead of tho Interstate Commerce Commission, which now control them. Another letter referrod: to the invi tation of the local chamber, to the L03 Angeles Chamber of Commerce for a visit to Kauai, during tho ex cursion of that body to tho islands during tho month of July. The of fer of the local chamber was for fifty members for a two- or three day visit. The reply stated that the Los An geles Chamber of Commerce would be In the islands only a short time . and that it was doubtful if that much time could be given. A sug' gestion was made that perhaps they would stay over one day on their way homo to visit Kauai. As the proposition was indefinite no action was taken. A third letter from the Hawaiian Homes Commission stated thai Dr Elwood Mead of the, University of California, who is acting in an ad vlsory capacity with tht former bodf , would visit Kauai in tho near fu ture and that the commission, re quested that Dr. Mead be given op portunity to Inspect tho local home steading conditions and also be given an opportunity to address some of the local civic organizations. It was decided to leave the matter in tho directors' handB and that a special meeting of tho chamber be held to hear Dr, Mead and that the general public also be. invited. A camm,unlcati,on in regard to jjjjgjf- the campaign tliat the American Le gion'is carrying to remodpl the Li hue armory was read and after con slderablo discussion $175 was voted as a contribution by the chamber. A resolution was introduced by - J. M. Lydgato that the board of supervisors purchase one share of -tho Hul O Haena and use this share to gain control of the land uround the Dry and Wet caves which shall bo saved to the public and set aside as a public park. The resolu tlon was passed unanimously and as there were four of the supervisors present, there is no doubt that it Will pass the board also. E. H. W. Broadbent introduced a resolution that tho secretary be In- st,ructed to write to the Inter-Wland Steam Navigation Co. and request that the steamer Kinau sail from Nawillwl,!! Saturday evenings in stead of sailing direct from Koloa This motion was passed and another was introduced by A. H. Clutterbuck that the secretary also be asked to communicate with the Inter-Island in regard to the request of the chamber In regard to a boat leaving Kauai for Honolulu on Tuesday ov onlngs so as to connect with the Matson stoamer sailing for tho coast on the following day. This motion also passed. , ,Jf Before adjourning the meeting, President Wishard, thanked all tho members for their attendants, the meeting -boing one of the largest this year and reminded, the members that tho next meeting would be the one at which the officers for tho coming year would be elected Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Knudsen. arrlv ed from Honolulu by tho Kinau last Wednesday. Miss S. W. Cheek, formorly dls .- trldt nurse for LIhue, who has been -W?'-on the mainland for tho past two years,' roturned last Friday morn ing to take hor up her former work hero, filling tho position recently left vacant by Mrs. Rush, nee Vera Marston. Miss' Frances Farrington, daugh ter of Governor Wallace It. Farrlng ton, and Miss Henrietta Allen, daughter of Governor Allen of Kans as, arrived last Friday and aro tho house guests of Mr. and Mrs. C Rice, at Kalapaki. KAPAA NOTES Local residents suffered a near water famine for about three days last week. Tho causo was tho neces sary shutting oft to detail the source of the flow. The waterworks super- Intendent, Itodrlguos, had nearly ev-!0Il erybody jumping on him to find out why there was a shortage. Hermann Wolters, manager of tho Makco Sugar company, returned last Friday after four months vacation spent In California. Mr. Wolters re turns much improved In health. Tho populatlpn of this town will no dpubt bo interested in, an an- ounccment made by tho Honolulu papqrs recently that bonds had been sold for the $60,000 appropriated for the Kapaa Water works by the luBt legislature. No announcement has been made however, of when tho funds will become available. Progressive citizens of Japanese ancestry have just formed a club called the Young M.en's Association of Kealia. Officers for the first torm are H. Oyue, president; S. Takata, vice president; E. Yamaura, secre tary, and N. Fugltani, treasurer. A dance was gi.ven .by the club last Saturday evening and a good crowd was in attendance. ... Local boys and girls attending school In Honolulu aro already be glnnlrg to come home. Among the early birds are K. S. 'Chlng, W. Alo lau, Vincent Bodrigues and H. Odan. John K. Clarke, representing the Henry Waterhouse Trust company, receivers for the local branch of the Hawaii Bank of Commerces, was here for two days last week on bus iness l.n 'connection with tho bank. JAPANESE IS BURNED BY EXPLODING LAMP Suekichi Susuikawa, a Japanese aged 33 was badly burned about the face and arms when a gasoline lamp exploded last Saturday evening in Kapaa. Susuikawa, who Is employed in Ll hue, went to Kapaa early in the evening to atteiul tho wedding of friend of his. Late in the night somewhere after midnight after the celebration In connection with the wedding, was over, ho went to the homo of another friend to spend the nl,ght. He tried to light the gaso line lamp and while he was attempt ing to do so tho lamp exploded. His arms and face wero burned by the gasoline but fortunately tho flames wore put out before they had spread very far. He was brought to tho Llhue hospital for treatment. He will recover. BACCALAUREATE SERMON IS WELL ATTENDED Llhue Union church was unable to accommodate tho audience Sun day morning when tho graduating classes of grammar schools, and the ontirq student body of the Kauai High school Including tho graduating class were In attendance. The spa- clous auditorium of the Parish House was soon filled, and many had to find seats In the balcony. Rev. R. W. Bayless delivered tho baccalaureate sermon to a most at tentative and appreciative audience He chose for his theme "Ideal Man hood." And' after a thorough do s'crlption of the subject in hand he bade tho graduates go forth to demon strate to Hawaii what real genuine manhod and womanhood Is. Hon. Wm. Hyde Rice, president of tho territorial Sunday School as soclatlon was present and presetted diplomas to a class of six who have successfully completed the first year's standard Sunday school teach ers' training work. This class under th,o leadership of Miss Elslo Wil cox, has been pursuing this course fr the past eighteen months. Tho graduates from this class aro Misses Mary Akana, Emma Luke, Anna Scott, Margaret Sloggett, Esther Tseu, Elizabeth Tseu. Tho high school chorus sang a March from "Alda." f. John K. Clarko, of tho Henry Wa terhouse Trust Co., Ltd., was on Kauai last week In connection with the affairs of tho defunct Kapaa bank. Supervisors Hold Regular Meeting The regular monthly and business meeting of tho Board of Supervisors ot tn(J County of Kauai, was held Wednesday, June 7, 1922, at 9:30 a. m. Present: H. D. Wishard, Chairman; T. Brandt, J. I. Sllva, Fred Mendes, A. Menefoglio. Tho minutes of tho last meeting were read and approved. Consideration of tho new ordin ances, being No. 1G and No. 17, was taken up. Philip L. Ulce, attorney, was present. After a general dls cuBsion had on the matter, upon the motion ot Mr. Brandy, seconded by Mr. Menefoglio, both ordinances were' adopted, by unanimous vote and tho clerk was instructed (1) to havo said ordinances published In tho Garden Island newspaper for three consecutlvo weeks beginning with tho next Issue of the said pa per. (2) to have 2,500 copies ot the Ordinance No. 16 above montioned, printed and bound in pamphlet form and same to be handed over to the sheriff for distribution. Bld)S for furnishing material, etc. (1) for two bungalow classrooms for tho Waimea school. (2) for the construction of the eight unit build ing, for the Llhue Grammar school; (3) for furnishing 1000 barrels of asphalt; and (4) for the macadamiz ing of the Olohena road, were re ceived and are as follows: 2 Bungalow Classrooms, Walmep Material C. B. Hofgaard & Co , 1,295.00 Kauai Railway Co. 1,197.50 Construction; Henry Wiso 450.00 Y. L. F. Akau 445.00 Construction 8 Unit Bldg., Llhue: Coney & Mrrjs 25,000.00 S. B. Gobs, 6 units 7,740.00 S. B. Goss, S units 10,000.00 John Hansen. " 19,680.00 Geo. W. Mahikoa 12,895.00 Henry Wise 9,881.G0 1000 Bbls. Asphalt- Standard Oil Co. 22.05 per ton Unon Oil Co. 22.05 per ton Macadamizing Olohena Road Geo. W. Mahikoa 21,444.00 Later, upon the advice of the county road supervisor, the follow ing bids were accepted: Two Bungalow Classrooms Waimea School Material, Kauai Railway Company 1,197.50 Construction, Y. L. F. Akau 445.00 Construction 8 unit building, Llhue: Henry Wise 9,881.60 Olohena road, macadam: Geo. W. Mahikoa f 21.444.00 The bids on the asphalt being Id entical, the board by unanimous voto accepted the bid of the Standard Oil Co., for $22.50 per ton. Upon the motion ot Mr. Menefog lio, seconded by Mr. Brandt, and by unanimous vote, the second mo tion on. page 621 of tho minutes pf tho last meeting was amended, In serting this phrase, "at latters' own eypense," so as to read as lollows: "Upon thel motion of Mr. Brandt, seconded by Mr. Sllva, and by unani mous vote tho county road supervis or was authorized to macadamizo that piece ot road, to Mr. Robin son's residence at MUknweli, Wai mea, "at tho latter's own expense." Upon tho motion of Mr. Brandt, seconded by Mr. Menefoglio, tho Ll hue Plantation Co., was allowed to retain the county road machinery with whjch It built tho Ahuklnl road for macadamizing roads in its camps, but such retention not to be longer than the beginning of the work on tho Olohena road, and that the price for such use of said road machinery shall bo 30 cents per cubic yard of tho crushed, rock Upon tho motion of Mr. Brandt and seconded by Mr. Sllva, and by unanimous vote, the chairman was authorized; to make tho necessary arrangements with the Llhue Plan tation Co for tho construction of a cottage for tho county stableman, out of tho old lumber of tho Lihuo grammar school buildings. The several demands submitted, and horelnbelow listed wero approv' ed. Upon the motion of Mr. Menefog Ho, soconded by Mr. Mendes, and by unanimous vote, tho bond of Coney & Morris for the Hanamaulu school was cancelled. A petition from tho East Koloa Beach Homes In tho District of Ko loa, requesting for tho connection of a water pipe lino from tho Ko loa main pipe lino to a certain polntfj hear their homes, for domestic uses was received and by unanimous vote, the county road supervisor was Instructed to survey tho dis tance of ,tho said connection and report. A petition from tho District of Koloa requesting tho board to ac- .qulro the lot opposite the present Koloa postofflce and tho Kauai Tradlr-g Co.'s store for a public park, etc., was received and after a general discussion had on the pe tition, tho clerk was Instructed to return the said petition to the pe titioners because tho county is not able to attend to the proposition financially. Tho following school requisitions were received by tho board and ac tion taken, as follows. Elcelo school, for a teacher's desk ami chairs was granted. Hanamaulu school for supplies was granted. Walmoa, Eleelo andi Kapaa schools, for fire extinguishers and refills, were granted. Kilauea school, for supplies was granted. Koloa school, for water hoso, was granted. Ot tho board s own motion, tho chairman was authorized to make arrangements with Mr. Simpson, principal of the Llhue Grammar school in regard to furnishing the said school with desks, furnitures and other supplies for the now build' Ings. An application from Jno. A. Ke aloha for the position ot inspector for the Olohena road, was received Jinil' placer, on fllo. At 12 o'clock noon a recess was taken. AFTERNOON SESSION Tho board re-convencd at 1::!0 o'clock p.. m. Upon the motion of Mr .Brandt, seconded by Mr. Menefoglio and by unan'mois vote, the request of -tho Lihuo High school for a garugo and a laundry to built out of the lumber fiom the Lihuo school old bulhllnss was granted. A pet on from Anahola In the dsitrlct of Kawalhau, requesting tho board 1 i stl u:t that pioco of land on tho southwest side of the Anahola village at tho corner of land road and tho ma'n highway, for the- new Anahola school slto, by unauimi'us vote, was referred to tho county road, supervisor to investigate and report at tho next meeting. A request from tho county clent, for a new huge size typewriter and its dc!:, also for another record it allowan'-o book, by unanimous ote was grantod. Upon the motion ot Mr. Menefog lio, seconded by Air. Mendes and by unanimous vote, the sum ot thirty three dollars and eighty cents f$33. 80) to io paid out of available mon oyS in t'io general furd and the sum of one thousand, eight hundrrd and th'rty-fivo dollars and ninety-seven cents ($l,Mj.y7, to be paid out of tho Pormament Improvement Fun.! in tho treasury, wero appropriated is additional appropriations to be used for the following purposes: Genaral Fund Anahola water work's $ 19.20 Refund of auto taxes 14.60 $33.80 I Permanent Improvement Fund- Mac. Kukulolono Wailua rock fill Wainlha bridge Mac. Nlumalu 956.35 360.00 448.37 80.35 $1,845.97 Of tho board's own motion, by unanimous vote, tho county road supervisor was Instructed to call for bids for material and construc tion of a teacher's cattage for the Llhue Grammar school. Of tho board's own motion, by unanimous votes repairs on tho ver anda of the Koloa school teachers' cottage were granted, Upon tho motion of Ml-. Mendes, seconded, by Mr. Sllva, and by unani mous voto, tho sum threo hundred dollars ($300.00) was appropriated for some repairs and other necessary (Continued, on Pago Eight) A. & B. Plantations Plan Celebration Tho Makawcll and McBrydo planr tntlons will again bring nn army band and baseball team to Kuual to assist them in their Independence Day ce4ebration. Tho band w'll bo tho 55th Coast Artillery band, and the baseball team will bo an all-army team. Tho entire party will consist ot 42 men. , Tho party will arrive Friday morn it'g Juno 30th via the Claudine. They will go at once to Eleele where they will stay tho first throe days. On Saturday evening tho McBrydo Social Club will hold a (ancc In the Eleele hall and the music will bo furnished by tho army band. Tho all-army toam will meet the McBrydo team on tho Eleelo dia mond on Sunday afternoon. Beforo the bamo a baseball field me'et will bo hold. The events -will consist of fungo hitting, base running, throw ing for distance and accurarcy. Ad mission to tho baseball game will bo 25 cents and the nutomoblle park Ins space will bo CO cents. On thei morning of the Fourth a parade wljl be hold and in the af ternoon tho army team will meet the Makawoli team on the Makawell field. The bar.d will play at tho ball game. On the evening of tho Fourth a vaudeville show and) motion pic ture show will be given in tho Com munity House as well as a band con cert. Tho band and baseball team will tehn. return to Honolulu on Wednes day evening after a six day stay on the Island. j. from Lydgato -returned Friday a sho'rt' vislt"6' town. Col. Blackman, of the .Honolulu Military Academy, arrived on the Claudine last Friday morning. J. C. Culion, clerk of tho local circuit court, returned Fr,id,ay morn ing from a brief visit to Honolulu. W. O. Smith, attorney of Honolulu urrved-on the Claudine this morn ing. Mrs. Carlos A. Long of Waimea, returned this morning from a vis it to Honolulu. Capt. George Leavltt, of Port Al len, returned from Honolulu by the Claudlnu this morning. Representative Garrett P. Wilder was among tho passengers arriving from Honolulu this morning. Arthur H. Rice, came over from Honolulu for a brief visit to Ills old home. Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Wilcox and family arrived from Honolulu last Friday morning for a visit at thc:r old home in Lihue. Mrs. J. H. Moragne of Llhue, re' turned this morning from Honolulu whero she went to be present at the graduation of hor daughter Joseph lno from Puuahou. Mrs. Aubrey Robinson and Miss Eleanor Robinson returned last Fri day morning from an extended tour throughout Europo. They came back by tho way of New York and San Francisco and wero present at the wedding of Solwln in Oakland the latter par.t of May. KAUAI LEGION TO HOLD REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING Knual Post of tho American Lo g'pn will hold its regular monthly meeting nt tho Lihuo court house next Saturday evening. The) 1m portant business of tho meeting will bo a report from the committee in chargo of tho armory drlvo and roport as to tho progress will he made. Unofficial reports from the commit too seem to lndlcato that very good work has been done and the work for tho final drlvo to complete tho sum will bo outlined at tho meet ing. Owing to tho fact that thoro I a very good movie billed at tho Tip Top on Saturday evening and tnat many of tho members will want to take advantage of this, tho meeting' will bo called at 7 o'Icock sharp. (. i .j. - I PERSONALS j . 4. 4 4. Kinau Will Depart From Nawiliwili The Inter-Island seems to have anticipated tho wants of tho Knual Chamber of Commerce for this morn ing's mall brought the announcement that beginning next Saturday after noon tho Kinau will sa'l from Na wiliwili at 5 p. in. and that tho steamer will receive passengers, freight and mall at that port, for Honolulu. Tho ncrw schedule will "eqessltato tho ICinau's departure from Waimea at 11 n. m. instead of p. m. and will eliminate Koloa as port of 'call on the return trip. Ow'ng to tho fact that tho Fores ters have chartered tho Klnaii' for their excursion to Muui for the Fourth of July celebration, the sched- dule will put ahead one day aud the Kinau will leave for Honolulu on Friday afternoon Instead of Satur- lay but will leave on the same tlmo, 11 a. m. at Waimea, aril '5 p. m. from Nawiliwili. The Kinau will re turn to tho Saturday schedule the following week. On next Friday morning the Clau dine will arrive at Ahuklnl Instead f Nawiliwili as regularly schedul ed. Mail and passengers will ,be landed at this port. The Heleno will bring the regular NawlllwIJi freight to .Nawiliwili on Friday morning. The Claudine will return to the regular schedule of calling at Nawiliwili the following Friday morning. MORE TROUT EGGS FOR KAUAI STREAMS H. L. Kolley, executive officer of the Fish and Gamci Commission" 1b expected to arrive on Kauai with another batch ot trout eggs which OTP expected to bet planted In Wai nlha stream in tho Hanalei dis trict, and in tho Mohlhl and Wai- alal streams at Kokee. A 'shipment of threo settings of pheasant eggs waB received by Phil ip Rice from Mr. Kelly last Friday morning which will bo hatched in an incubator and when they reach the proper slzo the birds will bo ro leased. There will bo a meeting of the Fisli and Game Club sometime dur ing the stay of Mr. Kelly which will 1k announced later. The following Is tho report of the work done and Money expended by the Fish and Game Commission in their experiment of raising pheasants on tho island ot Oahu: To the County Board of Supervisors: Gentlemen: For your information and consideration, and that of the sportsmen in your county, the fol lowing roport, covering receipts and disbursements of tho money appro- proprlated from the county game funds of tho various counties for tho propagation of game birds at the Fish and Gamo Commission's Mokapu station, Oahu, Is hereby sub mitted: Received, from Kauai . $300.00 Maul $ . 300.00 Oahu 300.00 HawaU 300.00 $1,200.00 Expended up to Juno 1: . Food for birds $117.00 Labort for building 16 pons 24x24 ft. with 7 ft board fence enclosirg same 304,23 Material, lumber, wire net tings, pipot etc Miscellaneous: 48 settings, hens, incubator, hauling charges, etc. 803.06 235.01 $1,459.90 Monoy drawn from the regular funds to cover costs ot work $259.90 The total number of eggs laid Continued on Pago Nino i HART WOOD, ARCHITECT OF KAUAI PUBLIC LIBRARY Tho Knual Public Library Asso ciation lias retained Hart Wood, of Honolulu, as their architect for tho erection of tho new Memorial Li brary building. Mr. Wood has given Kauai a demonstration of his ex ceptional ability in tho completion of tho Lihuo Memorial Parsh house, which Is ono of the finest bulldbigs In the territory. Tills fact alono as-. Sures tho perfected success ot tho library project. Tho building will doubtless bo under construction within the next two months.