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title: 'The Garden Island. (Lihue, Kauai, H.T.) 1902-current, December 18, 1917, Page 8, Image 8',
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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY"; DEC: 18, 1917.'
Thrift earns, AND
plans, AND Manages,
We pay 4 interest on
Bishop & Company
John R. Bergstrom
Rep. Honolulu Music Co.
Pianos and Player Pianos
on small monthly payments.
PIANOS FOR RENT
TUNING AND REPAIRING
Phone Lihue Hotel
yon may look far and long
and yet not come upon any
thing more suited to the times
Let every member of your
family rejoice in Regal-clad
Order by mail.
REGAL SHOE STORE
RED CROSS TALK
W. H. ZIMMERMAN
Mont of the working members of
the Lihue Red Cross unit were
gathered at the Armory Tuesday
afternoon to meet Mr. Alfred Castle
Secretary for the chapter of Hawaii
and to confer with him in regard to
the new status of the Lihue Divi
sion. Mr. Castle explained that the
plan was to amalgamate the work
of the Lihue Division with that of
the Waimea Division making them
together the Kauai Auxiliary. The
work could go on very much ns it
now does under local leadership but
there should le a uniform system
reports and general officers. In ad
dition to the oflicers now serving an
auditor should be appointed.
Taking up the matter of the forth
coming Red Cross drive he said that
alxrnt five million memberships had
been secured in the United States,
and they were now going to extend
this membership by ten million
more making in all fifteen million
members. The date set for this
great drive was Dec. 17 to 24, and
the goal of every community was to
secure fifteen percent of its popula
tion as members.
Oahu, in their last great drive.had
raised their membership to 16,332,
which was well up to the fifteen
per cent. They would now endeavor
frantically to make it 20,000.
He felt confident that Kauai
would do as well and would bring
their measure up to the required
On Oahu a very valuable coopera
tion had been rendered by the plan
tations. The cashier was generally
appointed in charge of the matter,
and the collections were made at
the plantation office. He trusted
that the same thing might be done
The Japanese consul-general was
an enthusiastic Red Cross support
er. He was sending down to Kau
ai an official proclamation which he
was sure would have a talismanic
General Wisser, commanding ofli
cer on Hawaii, was using all his in
fluence in the interest of the cause.
During the duve each day was a
He showed a Red Cross badge
about the size of a double sheet
of legal cap which should be given
to every member, new or old
anu which should be nunc up in
the window as a certificate of mem
bership and a declaration of allegi
ance. A lied Uross button should
be given to every member.
Monday evening, Christmas Eve
the church bells should be rung
from 7:30 to 8 p. m. and carol
should be sung.
A Knitting Missionary
Mrs H. D. Wishard has been
carrying on a Red Cross Knitting
Campaign which has now assuni-
1 such large proportions that it
outruns her resources.
When she was at the Coast !?
months or so ago.she was very much
impressed with the energy and de
votion with which everv one was
working for the Red Cross there; so
on her return, she cast alout for
some humble corner where she
mightdo her share.
Her son Leslie being in the Avia
tion Branch she naturally began by
making him a knitted woolen outfit,
which give her a facility which she
could turn to good use in that branch
of the Red Cross work, which had
not then been taken up in Lihue
Uuthtting herself with the neces
sary supplies, tools and materials,
she set forth to organize classes in
the schools or elsewhere, and to
teach, and supply with materials,
any and all who came. She now
has a following of over 70 workeis
of all kinds and classes, and in all
stages, but all doing excellent work.
She starts them on wash rags, from
which, if tliev do well, thev gradu
ate direct to sweaters. These swea
ters however must be started with
great care, the purling being intri
cate, painstaking work; Mrs. Wis
hard starts this purling herself, and
then turns it over to the pupil to
It has been quite a problem to
secure the necessary supplies to
meet the growing demands, and
chop sticks have been called in for
needles in many cases.
The wool must all be wound be
fore it is given out in order that it
may not get tangled and broken.
Not long ago she and her household
sat up winding yearn until mid
night in order that the stock might
be ready for the next day.
With wool $o a pound and hard
to get it pays to take care of it. It
takes about half a pound to a sweater.
There has been a growing demand
for her services and a groiving en
thusiasm in the work. Urgent
invitations have come to her from
Kealia, from the Kapaa Schools.
and even from Anahola, but as it is,
she is putting in 8 or 10 hours a
day, with just time enough to eat
and sleep, and with no time for
house-work, still less for social
amenities. Mr. Wishard is doing
more reading than he has done for
years and when the purling is on he
retreats to the veranda !
So far, Mrs. Wishard has furnish
ed all the necessary supplies, at her
own expense, but from now on the
local auxiliary will assume the ex
We heartily commend the pa
triotism and public spirit displayed
by such enterprise.
EVERYTHING IN THE
Silver and Got.n Line,
Rich Cut Glass and
Merchandise of the
Best Quality Only.
P. O. Box 342 Honolulu
THE BANK OF HAWAII,
Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii
Deposits are received suoject
to check. Certificates of de
posit issued payable on de
mand. Loans made on ap
Drafts Drawn on
Honolulu San Francisco
New York Hong Kong
Interest paid on Savings De
posits. 4 per cent on ordi
nary and 4 per cent on Term
Deposits. Ordinary. Savings
Deposits will be received up to
$2,500 in any one account.
Safe Deposit Boxes for y
Rent $2 and $3 a Year
FRANK COX, Manager
Catton, Weill, & Co., Ltd.
YOU CAN ENTUST YOUR SECURITIES IN
BUT WHEN IT COMES TO ENTRUSTING YOUR
YOUR SKCURITIKS ARK SAKK TOR PROMPT
AND EFFICIENT SERVICE. WITH TIIK
ANDREWS EXPRESS CO.
M. E. Gomes Jr. Mgr.
To meet all steamers.
A Sacrifice Sale of Grass and Vcl
vct Rugs and Toys will be held at
J. I. Silva's Eleele Stoic beginning
next Monday. Advt.
Let Us Do All Your
Laundry and Dry Cleaning
Territorial Messenger Service
Up-to-date Livery, Draying and Boarding Stable and. Auto
BETWEEN LIHUE and KEKAHA
Leaving Lihue every Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
Leaving Kekaha every Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday.
ARRIVING AT TIIKIR DESTINATION IN TIIRKK HOURS
F. WEBER, Manager.
Telephone 43 W Waimea P. O. Box 71
JOHN F. RAPOZO, Lihue, Kuuai.
Newejt.Cootest Hotel in Hawaii
Fort Street Hortokiki
All schools and homes should
have a set of Wonder World," the
famous children's books. K. C
Hopper, agent. Adv.
Price Fixing to Stay
The American people are unani
mous in their condemnation of the
modern tendency of all necessities
of life to keep increasing in cost.
But when it comes to remedies for
this condition, there are almost as
many opinions as there are men to
exptessthem. During present war
conditions, prices, if uncontrolled.
are likely to soar beyond all limits
of eudurance. The government
therefore has both advanced and
put into effect its remedy by fixing
maximum price above which the
chief necessities of lite may not be
sold. This is the one remedy possi
ble to solve the problem of rising
prices, not only in war time, but
in all times," says Boersianer in
the November Hearst's Magazine.
It Is the only remedy that ancient
Egypt. Greece, and the most en
lightened governments of mediae
val Europe after much experiment
ing found practicable, and one
which all of them finally resorted
to. The war will teach the ad
vantages oi governmental puce
icKiuauon io America; ana price
regulation will become, he thinks,
a permanent part of our economic
The place to buy toys is at Sil
va's Eleele Store. A mammoth as
sortment to choose from. Advt.
For Sale at Leading Markets and Grocers
Hawaii Meat Co., 1
Sole Distributors Territory of Hawaii.