Wa I Hala

THREE CAR SMASHUP – A smashup in which three automobiles were concerned took

place on the road near the entrance to the Lihue lumber yard last Saturday

afternoon. The parties concerned in the collision were Frank Timberlake of

Lihue Store, Yoshido, rent car driver of Kapaa, and K. Hashimoto of Kapaia

Garage. Two machines were badly wrecked in the collision.

BUSY PORT OF

CALL – Nawiliwili landing Saturday afternoon was an exceedingly busy and

congested place. The returning of the children to opening schools in Honolulu

is an annual event of no small significance, and this year the crowd was lager

and the congestion denser than ever. Several traffic cops were necessary and

only by the most extreme care and vigilance were collisions and accidents

prevented.

Because of the multitude of passengers and the great pile of

baggage and fright the departure of the steamer was d delayed until between

seven and eight in the evening.

WRESTING AT TIP TOP – A wrestling

match has been arranged between Louis Rego and Ishibashi the Japanese wrestler

of Kealia plantation.

The match is to take place at the Tip Top theatre on

the evening of Sept.. 25 and is to be a catch-as-catch-can bout with all

strangle holds barred.

Ishibashi is a formidable opponent for the white

boy, as the Japanese weighs abut 200 pounds, while Rego only weighs 160. Rego

is confident however, he can put the big man away.

GAMBLING AT GAMES?

– Is Kauai to have a baseball scandal? If something is not done by the Kauai

Athletic Association or the civil authorities to put a stop to the gambling at

our baseball games, it will only be a question of time until we have a nasty

scandal on our hands. It is not a nice thing to have to say, but baseball is

being ruined on this island by people who attend the games for the sole purpose

of gambling. Sooner or later somebody is going to be paid to throw a

game.

HOT TIME IN KAPAA TOWN – Out of twenty-one candidates for the

House and Senate from Kauai, ten of them are from Kapaa. There’s going to be a

hot time in the old town from now on to election night.

66 Years

Ago

From the Sept. 11, 1934 issue

READY TO VOTE – The number of

registered voters at noon today reached 5,185, almost a thousand more than the

figure at the same time in 1932, which was 4,260. It is expected that the

figure will reach the 5,300 mark before midnight tonight when the register in

the county clerk’s office closes.

GAMBLERS HAULED IN – Seventeen

people were arrested last week by Koloa police in two separate gambling raids.

The first one was at Kukuiula on Sept. 5, when Officers J. Kimokeo, Raymond

Duvauchelle, David Palama and Jose Bulatao arrested the mend.

ROUGH

RIDE – The Hanapepe valley road was the cause of a difference of opinion among

the members of the board of supervisors. The matter was brought up by a

petition to the board asking that the road be repaired. Nick Akana and Dr.

Chang reported they had been over the road recently and there was a large

number of rocks in the road and their removal was necessary.

Chairman

Aguiar differed with them, stating that he had been over the road and it was in

passable condition.

39 Years Ago

From the Sept. 13, 1961

issue

KING AND QUEEN – Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Kuehu of Hanalei have been

chosen as King and Queen of Kauai’s Aloha Week. Mr. Kuehu is a county public

works employee and a part-time chef at Hanalei Plantation. Mrs. Kuehu is a

housewife and has been active in the choir of the Waioli Hui

Church.

CARD GAME BUSTED – Four men were charged with gambling at

cards following a police raid at Korean Camp in Lihue the afternoon of Sunday,

Sept. 3.

Flying Squad officers under Sgt. Michiyuki Uchida found about 25

men in three groups when they raided an unidentified area in the camp.

Four

men were arrested and charged with playing rummy for money. A deck of cards,

three one-dollar bills and a fifty-cent piece were kept as evident.

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