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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, DEC. 18, 1917
What are more acceptable Christmas Gifts than
Our Big Store is packed full of appropriate
A great collection of fiiiry talcs, folk lore, verses,
etc, beautifully illustrated in colors by Arthur
Hncklwim and othei matters of juvenile' pictorial
work. Also books for older children and for boys.
Cirim's Fairy Tales; ill. by Arthur Rackman.
Edmund Dulac'a Fairy Rook; Fairy Tales of the
Children's Rluo Rird; by Mine Maurice Mae
terlinck. The Children's Rook; collection of most famous
stories and poems in English language.
The Snow Queen and other stories; ill. by Ed
Treasure Rook of Children's Verse; ill. by Ethel
The Real Mother Goose; by Blanche Fisher Wright.
Bible Story; Old and New Tastement; by Wm.
Tanglewood Tales, by Ilbwthorne,
Book of Old English Songs and Ballads; ill. by
Eleanor F. Brickdale.
A big stock of the new fiction and war books; sets
of standard authors bound in leather and cloth.
W. R. Castle, Jr.'s volume ''Hawaii, Past and
Present," especially bound in tapa for us by the
publishers, Dodd, Mead & Co.
Recreates music so faithfully that the artists
themselves are deceived by its beautiful tones.
Our stock of these unuspal instruments and of
records is very large this year. There's no gift
that would be appreciated more by your family
or friends. These Phonographs at $35 to $250.
Songs of the Late Queen
A volume that is a complete compendium of the
melodies written by Her Majesty Queen Liliuoka
lani, as well as those by Queen Kapiolani and
King Kalaukaua. 50 songs in all, each in the
original language and with its English translation.
Camera and Kodak Films.
Holiday Papers and Pateries, Christmas Cards, Waterman's
Fountain Pens, Brass Desk Sets, Expanding Book Racks,
Ladies' Leather Purses, Hand Bags, Address Books, Etc.
Stickers, Ribbonzene, Gold Cord, Silver Cord, Novelties, Din
ner Favors, Tree Decorations.
Your Mail Order will receive our special attention
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Red Cross Activities in France
Kauai Red Cross Given
Praise for Effective Work
Kauai is doing splendid Red
Cross work and will enter with
enthusiasm into the Christmas
membership "drive," says Secre
tary A. L. Castle of the Honolulu
chapter on his return Wednes
day from the Garden Island. He
made a flying trip, held two meet
ings Thursday, and was back Fri
"A meeting was held to organ
ize and coordinate the work on
both sides of the island, and the
Garden Islanders have done an
impressive amount," he says.
"Both sides are hard at work,
and Kauai will get the full credit
for the splendid efforts put forth.
"Two meetings were held to
start the Christmas campaign, one
at Makaweli and one at the Lihue
armory, A committee consisting
of Fred Patterson, A. Hubard
Case, Thorvald Brandt of Waimea
E, A. Knudsen and one other
still to be named' has been ap
pointed and will get to work at
"The Woman's Auxiliary has
sent out ten cases of supplies al
ready and 300 comfort bags"
J. I, Silva has a complete line oi
Christmas goods. Advt.
Medical and Surgical Service
The work beinjf carried on by the
American Red Crow in France is sum
marized in the following cable from Pa
We have just completed a gift)
of 5,000.000 francs to needy sick'
and wounded French soldiers and
needy families of soldiers.
We have established wentv dis-
pensaries in the American Army
Zone to care for the resident civi
lians and to improve health condi
tions in that section before the
coming of our troops.
We are providing a dental am
bulance at a port in France for the
use of our soldiers and sailors, and
have organized a nurses' service
fot American Army use.
Our hospital distributing service
sends supplies to 3 ,423 French mili
tary hospitals and is laying in a
large stock for future needs; our
urgical dressings service supplies
2,000 French hospitals and is pre
paring immense supplies for our
We are operating at the front
ine, in cooperation with the French
Red Ctoss. ten canteens and are
preparing to establish twenty more.
We are operating six canteens
for use of French soldiers at im
portant railway centers where we
serve about 30,000 soldiers a day.
and are planning many more.
In Paris canteens, operated by
us with the French, we are serving
enormous numbers of soldiers as
they come and go.
Rett and Recreation Service
We soon expect to have ready
twelve rest stations for our own
troopsat important railway centers,
also recuperation camps at suitable
places for many of our soldiers.
We are providing an artificial
limb factory near Paris and special
plants for the manufacture o f
splints and nitrous oxide gas. .
We have contracted for a mov
able hospital in four units accom'
modating 1,000 men.
A recreation service in connec
tion with hospitals and diet kit
Relief of Casualties and Disease
A casualty service for gathering
information in regard to wounded
and missing, and a medical research
Our work with the civil popula
tion covers mainly children refuge
es and tubetculosis.
We have opened a children's
refuge and hospital at a point in
the War Zone where several hun
dred children have beeu gathered
to keep them away from danger of
gas and l 11 fire.
At ano er point among the
wrecked vt ge we have establish
ed a medical center and a traveling
dispensary to accommodate 1,200
In Aid of Repatries and Wounded
We have undertaken extensive
medical work for the repatiie chil
dren at Evian, about 500 of whom
are dailv returned from points
within the German lines.
We have also opened a hospita
and convalescent home for these
children at Evian, where we are
also operating an ambulance service
for the returning repatries who
are now coming in at a rate ot
1,000 a day.
We are about to establish infant
welfare stations in connection with
each dispensary in the nation-wide
system planned by the Rockefeller
Tuberculosis Welfare Work
We have taken over and are car
rying on and developing an ex
tensive tuberculosis work formerly
in charge of Mrs. Edith Wharton,
and other Americans.
We are completing, for the
French, an unfinished tuberculosis
sanitorium near Paris, and are
adding to the barracks for tuber
culosis patients erected by the city
of Paris. This means adding 1 ,000
beds to those now available for
We are organizing a compre
hensive health center in one of the
departments of France,
la Aid of Refugee Families
We are making arrangements
ou a large scale to help refugee
families through the winter with
clothing, beds and shelter, and for
this work the entire devastated
district oi France has been divided
into six districts with a resident
Red Cross delegate in each, and
warehouses have been established
at four points to which are shipped
ood, clothing, bedding, beds,
household utensils and agricultural
We are carrying on repair work
in four villages in the devastated
region to enable returned families
to stay throughout the winter.
Agricultural and Industrial Aid
We are cooperating with French
agencies in various kinds of relief
work in the principal agricultural
centers in the devastated region
and are supplying portable houses
for the use of the families which
have returned to this region.
We are providing barracks to as
sist in the work of training dis
abled soldiers, and we expect to
establish for them experimental
We are organizing extensive
work for relief of Belgians, both
children and grown people, and
in this connection, we are estab
lishing warehouses near the Bel
gian front In order that we may be
ready to assist the Belgians who
may be liberated by a change in
the fighting line.
Helping the Children
We are aiding the Queen of Bel
gium in her work for the children,
and are assisting in the support of
hospitals and other work for relief
of Belgian soldiers.
In addition we are bringing a
certain number of children from
occupied Belgium into France
where thev may be cared for.
To enable us to carry on our
work we have established large
central warehouses in Paris, and
distribution warehouses at impor
tant points from the sea to the
Swiss border. In these warehouses
will be stored hospital supplies,
food, soldier's comforts, tobacco,
blankets and household goods,
kitchen utensils, clothing, beds
and other articlrs for relief,
Two hundred tons of supplies
are arriving in Paris daily, and 125
tons are being reshipped to various
Our total warehouse capacity is
100,000 tons, and the wsiehouse
personnel at present numbers 125
men, many of them are volunteers
American men of education and
business training not eligible for
Our transportation departmont,
with a personnel of about 400,
handles our supplies and furnishes
automobiles for use in our work.
It has an organized force at everv
port in France, and is able to han
dle about 350 tons of supply daily.
We use 400 motor car vehicles,
250 of which are trucks of various
In addition we are preparing to
operate a motor bus line through
Switzerland from Germany to the
French border to aid in transpor
tation of repatries and exchanged
We operate seven garages and
make all repairs on our own cars.
Our transportation work i s
directed by men experienced in
transportation work in America.
The 1917 Sugar Crop
The output of sugar for the Is
lands for 1917 finally mounts up to
644.574 tons which is some 1800
tons or so less than the high water
mark in 1U5, but 50,000 tons
more than last year. Of the total
lauai is credited with nearly 120,
A Christmas Present
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K. C. Hoppkh, Lihue Agent.
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Our store is headquarters for Neolin. You can get them on
new shoes here, and we make a specialty of "Shoe Salvage" or
re-soling old footwear, with this remarkable composition. Its
waterproof, and almost wearproof.
Let us help you save shoe-money.
Regal Shoe Store
Fort and Hotel Streets