Puhi Camp...attempted suicide

Puhi Camp...attempted suicide - ''! Failed to Make Good Last Sunday afternoon...
''! Failed to Make Good Last Sunday afternoon the passers by on the iColoa road saw a crowd gathered by the road side near the Puhi camp evidently intent on some unusual interest. A closer exami nation rcYealed tho fact that a Jap anese laborer, outfitted with a rope and a ladder was preparing to hang himself to a near-by tolephonepole, and was only waiting till he got a big enough crowd to go ahead with the show. Various emotions were betrayed by the, onlookers; some wore very such alarmed, while some were moved onlf to a mud indifference It is said that the man's wife was the least concerned of all ; per haps she know that it was all a bluff; or perhaps her only fearwas that ho wouldn't do it. Howevor that may be, ho didnt. The crowd melted away; he took his rope and his ladder and went home; but everything is still avail ble for another occasion.

Clipped from The Garden Island25 Sep 1917, TuePage 1

The Garden Island (Lihue, Hawaii)25 Sep 1917, TuePage 1
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