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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 14. NO. 2.
L1HUE. KAUAI, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. JANUARY, 8, 1918
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IHE FUNERAL OF
Probnbly never in the history o
Llhuo has there been a larger and
moro democratic funeral than that
of tho late Rev. Hans Iscnborg on
Sunday afternoon afternoon at tho
Tho church was entirely Inadequate
for tho concourso of people who gath'
ered from all parts of tho Island and
from all conditions of life. Various
groups of widely differing races, who
could not find a place within tho
church, and who could not have uiv
derBtood if they had, were gathered
about tho church in attitudes of re
spectful rovorenco to testify their
regard for tho dead.
On arrival of tho body by tho Mauna
Loa in the morning, it was taken to
tho Molokoa home, whore it was dis
posed on a bier in tho midst of a
groat profusion of rare and beautiful
flowers, tho tribute of sorrowing
friends from all quarters and all
The Late Rev. Hans Isenbcrg.
A few hours later tho body was re
moved to tho Lutheran Church, whore
it lay in state until the hour of tho
funeral scrvlco at two o'clock, during
which tlmo friends wero permitted
one last look on the faco of tho dead
Tho service was conducted by tho
Rov. A. Hoormann, pastor of the
Honolulu Lutheran Church, with Mr.
Roehl presiding at tho organ
Tho service was in accordance with
tho ritual of tho Lutheran Church
including an appropriate eulogy of tho
Tho music was appropriate and im
prcssivo, especially the singing of tho
Church choir and of tho Hawaiian
Gy special request of tho decoasod,
ho was laid to rest under tho cypress
tree near tho church.
The pall bearers wero: Mr. Win, H.
Rico, Jr., Mr. Chas. "Wilcox, Mr.Her
man Rohrig, Mr. F. Weber, Mr.
Ed. Duiscnburg, Mr,
W. K. SchuUzo,
J. P. Humburg, Mr. Arthur Rice,
C. Montague Cooko and Mr.
FOR THE BOYS AT THE FRONT.
Mrs. II. D. WIshara turned Into the
Red Cross a few days ago a valuable
installment of knitted goods, tho work
of her band of industrious and dovotod
knitters, consisting of fivo knitted
sweaters, llftecn mufflers, twelve
wristlets, twelvo pair of socks and
ilfty wash rags.
This is about ono-thlrd of what her
workers have in hand; tho rest will
be turned in later. She has had under
lie r instructions' and leadership up
wards of a hundred workers, most of
whom have done excellent work.
Mrs. Wishard has put a great deal
of time and Intelligent hard work into
the enterprise, and deserves much
credit for what sho has done so
generously and with so much personal
Mrs. H. W. Everett has been ap
pointed chief clerk of tho Kauai
Solectivo Service Local Board, a posi
tion for which sho is well fitted by
virtue of being an expert stenographer
and typewriter. At one time she was
English correspondent for ono of tho
largest importing houses in "Paris,
The Food Products Window
The Interested public are requested
to examine tho Local Food Products
display in tho Llhuo Storo window,
A good deal of patriotic ontorprlso
has been shown by tho housokeopers
of tho community and an interesting
and attractive collection of "War
Breads" has boon gathered up nnd put
on display In this little exhibition,
among which, tho most tempting, per
haps, are a saffron yollow sweet po
tato broad, some golden brown rlco
muffins, some peanut cookies, somo
corn meal twistdrs, and somo rolled
oat cookies. Perhaps tho most novol,
as well as delicious, they Bay, is the
In addition to the food display there
are several of striking posters, some
of them in colors, with very attractive
At Kealia there was a similar dis
play that attracted a good doal of in
trost and favorablo commont.
RESULTS OF THE RED CROSS
The results to date, Kilauoa
Kealia not in aro as follows:
5 Patron Members
1 1 Sustaining "
12 Conlributin "
217 Magazine "
Donations, less than 81.00 58.50
2 Sustaining Members
7 Contributing "
44 Magazine "
65 Annual "
-Koloa to Mana
7 Life Members
2 Sustaining "
23 Contributing "
1493 Annual "
7 Contributing Members
19 Magazine "
Totals Kilauea and Kealia not in
Kealia had a little over 400 mem
bers when last heard from and over
This Drive will add 563 new
magazines to the Kauai list.
A GREAT LOSS.
In tho death of the Rov. Hans Uen-
berg In Honolulu on Saturday not only
Kauai but all Hawaii has sustained a
distinct and severo loss. Intimately
connected with the lives of Kauai
people for many years, Mr. Iscnborg,
tho friend, philanthropist and philos
opher, had como, by his kindness and
good dcods to bo looked upon as a
father Indeed and many will slnccroly
mourn his untlmoly death.
To tho widow and remaining family
tho fullest measure of sympathy goes
forth in their bereavement.
A Gratoful Friend.
NO OBJECTIONS BY MEDICAL
SOCIETY TO MAJOR PUTMAN
PRACTICING IN HONOLULU.
At a meeting of tho Hawaiian Medi
cal Society hold Friday evening at tho
Queen's Hospital it was unanimously
oted that tho society be placed on
record as offering no objections to
private medical practice, subject to
army regulations, on tho part of Ma
jor Frank Putman, M. R. C, who is
now tho chief of tho medical service
at tho Department Hospital at Shatter.
Edith Brodio and Matte Hastlo re
turned to tho Normal in Honolulu
New Year's day,
TODAY S AND
Honolulu: City had involuntary meatless duv yesterday, no meat
being obtainable in any of the shoos, supply had been swept bare.
Twenty-five head of cattle arrived from Hawaii during the day. Shor
tage will probably last a month state meat dealers. Dealers l-onort con
siderable growing demand for cereal products other than wheat. Much
graham, rye and corn meal flour being asked for. Grocers report inabi
lity to fill orders for Mnui corn meal, because thev are tumble to secure
supply. Say letters of inquiry sent
London: Weeks casualties officers killed or died of wounds 113.
men 3832; wounded and missing,
Official news from Aden. Arabia
Matum Saturday, inflicting severe
Washington: McAdoo designated next week "Freight elonrnnee
week" special campaign, in which
Garfield recommended strict limitation upon coal exports.
Amsterdam: Calmer feelings were shown in Reichstag circles Sun
day according to Tageblatt. on other hand socialists meetings were held
which Voerwaert calls "Perhaps most momentous" since August nineteen
fourteen. Tageblatt says annexationists makinir every effort to nver-
th row Kuchlmann, foreign minister
v liiiumi repuuiic.
San Francisco: California development hrou-d fnvms imnr.rt.it i'mi
o,f Chinese 'farmers for duration of
importation oi lauoi wiucn cannot
Washington: House of Representative. The womnns stiffriiL'e com.
mittee closed hearings by vote Thursday; canvas indicates a close vote,
former Senator Bailey of Texa,s opposed suffrage before committee m a
ong speecn; contended that women
three principle duties of citizenship.
Mobilization of three million
building war contract plants entrusted to United States employment sor
vice.John B Densmorc solicitor. Department labor appointed to national
director employment service.
Honolulu: At Chamber of Commerce meeting ninety representa
tives unanimously passed petition that the president declare Oahu dry
for the duration of the war amid cheering.no opposition whatever voiced.
'iu. ,i,.f :.. ii. it i i ... i , , -
inv ucjluhu in uiu nuyes inni mines iccnmeai ODjecuon to the in
dictment; asks dismissal of the case; Heen takes the matter under ad
Next British contingent leaving
president of British club says effort will be made to enlis, every one eligi
ble; those not enlisting to be posted -its slackers with possibility of loss of
rigniM oi ciuzcusnip.
Hilo: Kilauea Seniors won volcano to Sea Marathon in splendid
race. Mills second, Japanese third, time three hours six niinutlis thir
New York: Another cold snap
city sleet covered; one death, scores
Chicago: Traffic stopped for hours due to drifts.citv living on con
densed milk; deliveries impossible.
Rome: British patrols repeatedly cross Piave raiding Austrian
Petrograd: Russian armies preparing to resume fighting against
Germany if latter assumes aggressive. Radek a delegate at Peace con
ference states no desire on part of Russia to hold allies to Russian cause.
T ! X- l. ' .1 1 i CM. 1 1 f i , i , . .
.miasm iu ue iiiuuiieiiuein. onouui
good as the country is stripped and
In the eyes of her own people.
Washington: American defense
lette asking for his expulsion. Lord
the direct representative of British
Honolulu: Fritz Rietter who was arrested by presidental warrant
has been placed in Oahu jail until further orders.
MONDAY JAN. 7
FOOD SITUATION ALARMING.
WASHINGTON: Food situation of the Allies Is most alarming. Baron
Rhondda, British Controller, cables that compulsory rationing bo undertaken
in England immediately. Tho shortage in England and Franco is acuato.
French requisitioned whoat crop and establish bread ration of seven ounces
daily. Italian conditions worse than England and France, and Germany and
Austria worst of all
PEACE NEGOTIATIONS SUSPENDED.
Centralers temporarily suspended peace negotiations in Russia bocauso of
request to transfer Stockholm to Germany. Olllclal statement that Reichstag
Is reportod as backing up government's
much unrest Is reported among tho socialist elements. Gorman nowspapers
declared negotiations at Stockholm would bo surrounded by intrigue on tho
part of allied diplomats thero, and under espionage that would render qrogross
WASHINGTON: Pershing reports sixteen dead from natural causes, ono
killed by explosion and one killed accidentally.
ROME: Italy has modified army physical requirements. Has ordered
all between eighteen and forty-four, previously oxempted, to appear for re
examination. Estimated will bring six hundred thousand additional
ALL ENGLAND IN PRAYER.
LONDON: British recaptured trench system east of Bullocourt that thoy
lost Saturday. In compliance with King's proclamation, all England was in
AIR VICTORY CLAIMED BY GERMANS.
NEW YORK: Great aorlal activity and vigorous artillorying on all Ital
ian fronts. Berlin claims fifteen entento machines and four balloons downed.
Friday and Saturday thoy claim local success against French at Juvlncourt in
Champagne, whore thoy penetrated French line and captured prlsonors and
machlners. Crown Prince reports French unsuccessfully attacked twico at
St. Michael salient.
SAN JUAN DELSU, Nicaragua:
ing signs of eruption. Population greatly alarmed.
MIDDLE WEST IN GRIP OF WINTER.
CHICAGO: Severest snow storm In years Is raging in central west.
Foot of snow In vicinity of Chicago, accompanied by thlrty-llvo mllo galo.
LONDON: Newspapers hail Lloyd
epoch of war timos. "Not mere uttorences of Statesman nor views of political
party, but tho considered utterances of a united British people"
A DANGEROUS MAN TAKEN UP.
TACOMA: Sorgeant-Major Thomas RItter arrested at Camp Lewis for
espionage. Possessed details and knowledge of Pacific fortifications and could
name practically every American ship submarined by Germans. Mother lives
in Germany, father and brother sorvlng in Gorman army. RItter saw service
in Philippines and is alleged to be intimate with German consular officials at
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NEWS By WIRELESS
to Maui producers fail to receive
officers 448, men 14G05.
says British destroyed defenses of
casualties on the enemv.
entire country will unload earn.
to Germany who officially recognizes
war. They are unalterably opposed
were incapable of iicrformmir the
workers in the amicultunil and shin-
the Islands in March. Harrison.
sweeps East and middle West ; this
Hermans attacK it would do her no
the action of Berlin would damn her
society files charges against Lafol-
Readinu to be sent to America as
refusal to transfer Stockholm, but
Irazu Volcano near Cartago manifest
George's speech as pcaco marking
Locals and Peasonals
Mrs. S. H. Dcverlll went to Honolul
by tho Mauna Loa on Friday accom
pa mint; her children to school.
There arc two now teachers at
Elcelc, Miss Fowlds, transferred
from Lihue, and Miss Lee, direct from
Judge Perry spent several days o
last week at Makawoll, stayin? with
tho B. D. Baldwins. He was down
on legal business connected with tho
A Joyous party of tho Eleelu teieh
era made the trip to Olokclo on Sun
day, and had a delightful day. The
weather wan perfect, clear and cool.
and tho canyon was at its best.
mo inuies oi mo community aro
requested to contribute of their skill
to tho Food Products display in the
Lihuo Storo window. Tho display
will be changed from day to day.
Thursday evening last Mrs. Douglas
Baldwin gavo a bulfet supper for Mrs.
Wm. Stodart in which some two dozen
guests participated. After supper
they played cards and had an un
usually good time.
Tho latest thing is a Red Cross Box
!n every private automobile, and every
person getting a rido in that same
auto should deposit a faro for the ben
efit of the Red Cross. Who will bo
the first to inagUrate this charitable
.uistom on Kauai?
M. S. Honrlques, of Kapaa, has suc
cessfully passed his final examinations
ind has been admitted to tho bar to
practice in all the district courts of
tho Territory. He will open a law of
fice in Kapaa where he will be ready
to sorve all patrons In his profession.
Returning to school from Port Allen
iy the Klnau last Friday wero: Mar
ion Stodart. Paul Baldwin, Cedric
Baldwin, Nell Moler, Hans Hansen.
Hugh Brodle, Howard Lyman, Mar
Jorle and Edith Gregg and tho two
Cheatham boys. Also Mrs. Danford
took her son back to school.
Four now teachers have como to
Lihuo School to fill the places of those
departed. Mrs. Lloyd, from Honolulu,
whore sho has a sister, Miss Wicker
sham, from San Francisco, Miss Perdu
and Miss Home from Oakland. They
aro all experienced teachers who givo
promise of being very acceptable.
Rev. A. A. Akina has been down for
a few days In the interest mainly of
tho Hawaiian church. He occupied
tho pulpit of that church Sunday
morning and was at Kapaa in t'.io
evening. In tho uftcrnon ho render
ed very vahiablo aid in the sing'ng at
tho Iscnborg funural. lie also con
ducted a gunor-.il meeting at tho Jap
anese church on Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Myers left by the
Mauna Loa Friday afternoon. A large
number of their friends from other
parts of tho Island, as well as from
Kilauea, wero on the wharf to bid
them good byo. Thoy e.:pect to go to
the Coast fo- a vacation of indefinite
length, but ultimately thev will re
turn to the Islands, and probably to
Kauai. Wo wish them a most cordial
Tho following ftrnn wero specially
represented at tho Iscnborg funeral,
and as follows:
H. Hackfeld & Co., Augus' Hum
burg and John F. Humburg.
Alexander & Baldwin, John Water
C. Brewer & Co., Clarence Cooke.
Castlo & Cooke, Chas. Ailiorion.
Schaefcr & Co.. W. Lanz.
Tho following nrrived'by the Mauna
Loa to attend the funeral of Rov. Hans
Iscnborg, most of whom returned by
tho same steamer In tho afternoon
Mrs. Hans Isonberg. Mrs. C. M.
Cooko, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Isonberg,
Mr. August Humburg, Mr. John Hum
burg. Mr. C. Montaguo Cmke. Mi.
Claronco Cooke. Mr. Richard Cooke,
Mr. Theodoro Cooko, Rov. A. Hoor
mann, Mr. A. Haneberg, Mr. E. Duis
onborg. Mr. A. Rice. Mr. Roehl. Mr.
C. Du Roi, Mr. Chas. Atherton, Mr.
John Waterhouso, Mr. E. Kopko. Mr.
Among tho departing passengers on
tho "Klnau" Now Years day wero Mrs.
Bishop and Miss Bishop, who havo
been spending somo weeks as tho
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Win. Hyde
Mr. Fred Potter, who came to in
stall tho linotype in the "Garden Is
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Ingalls and little
Mr. G. N. Wilcox and Miss Elsfo
Wilcox, also Mrs, j, Uerestrom.
TO FACILITATE THE
Sixt"en jegc m-, tinm ires am
being mni'ed by tin- Kauai Selective
Service I (.cnl Vi aid to nil nun of
Kauai who logisterod for the draft.
It will take twenty days to get them
all mailed though several clerks aro
giving their time to the work. The
qtii'slionniro is a formidable look
ing pamphlet of sixteen pages to be
filled out and returned bv mail
within seven days. To help in this
work of -answering, the president of
the United States has called on the
awyers of the nation and Legal
Advisory Boards have been formed
ill over the I'nitcd States with as
sociate members both of lawyers and
nynieii t give free assistance to all
nen needing it. On Kauai the Le
gal Advisery Board" consists of
ludge Lyle A. Dickey, chairman:
V. (i. Kaulukou and Uric A. Knud-
sen. All other Kauai lnwvnrs nrr
issociale members (with exeention
of J. M. Knneakua who'isn mem.
ier ot the Local Boaul).
In addition tlieie ii'remanv others
who will give their services. Those
charge in different precincts of
the county are: John Rennie, at
Niihati: Eric A. Kniidseii t Ke
alia; Judge V. B. Hofirntird at
Waimea; (iuy F. Rankin at Maka-
weli; Karl Roendahl at Elecle;
olin Bush at Koloa: A. llebard
ase at Lihue; Chas. A. Rico at Li
ne linnch, lluleia; C. B. Gray at
Kapaa and Win. Werner at Hana-
DEATH OF -MRS. LINDEMANN.
Mrs. Carl Lindemann, neo Franke,
died at her homo in Koloa Saturday
night after a lingering illness, and was
buried Sunday afternoon. Tho ser
vices were conducted by Rov. J. M.
Lydgato in the Koloa church, a largo
number of friends participating.
Airs.. Lindemann eamo to tho Is
lands some, five years ago as a bride,
and has lived iu Koloa over since,
where she endeared herself to all who
know her, and by whom she will bo
Besides hor affectionate and sor
rowing husband, sho leaves a dear
.itt'.e orphaned boy who will sadly
.n m., tho lovo and care of his devoted
.noil -jr. Sho leaves also five broth
ers i.nd two sisters in Germany.
In our last issue an ambiguous son
tonco seomod to credit a Red Cross
(lag, used In tho decoration of tho
Lihuo Union Church, to Mrs. W. N.
Stewart. This credit sho declines,
iias'iing it on to Mrs. A. S. Wilcox.
vVe very cheerfully make tho correct
on. Mrs. Wilcox is always doing
-indly and gracious things, so Is Mrs.
;tewart. Wo were a little mixed in
Milnd and in syntax.
K. C. Ahana has heen appointed
Count..- Auditor pro teni during tho
absence of Mr. Maser.
Dr. V. I. Soymour, owner of tho
Standard Optical Co., Honolul, T. H.,
expects to visit Kauai early this year.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bolo are back
it Mcliryde from a Christmas spent
in Town. Mrs. Bolo has been away
on tho Mainland for somo months.
Wo understand that tho January
number of tho Paradlso of tho Pacific
will bo largely devoted to the lato
luoon Liliuokalani and will bo pro
;'iue!y and beautifully illustrated. It
will be particularly sultablo to send
Tho little Gokan boy who has
been In tho Lihuo hospital- for a long
timo was operated on a few days ago.
bin right leg being amputated just bo
low tho thigh. For two or three days
it was verv doubtful whether ho would
pull through, but ho Is doing splendid
A very unusual and distressing no
cldent happened tho other day In
Knpaia. The little three year old
daughter of Chung Tim, in the employ
of Ah Chuck, playing in tho yard in
near proximity to a horse, was sudden
ly bitten in tho cheek by tho same,
loavlng a very bad wound which will
be a long tlmo in healing, and which
rrill leave, au unsightly Bear.