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IT IS' bejnjtvifW.iatiWwhi that th
jpnTr itytefrfrt W to
ouf allies' Wi UiuiHHJi giving nine' month
afiet ilk"'tiitiiki-toioihi, yiU: 11$ beig; reveal
ed that outrcaatiOft q deliver the blow expect
ed of us' jVerioyiUyU
, This' liVn Cunomfottable discovery, but, says
the'Cinbuiaeitis'leM jmportati than an
frtlier'i, far..l& judge, irom the public
comment: w government officials we lack ome
thlng mortjirtjpartM than ships or guns. That
something is the fighting spirit.
' Sofar astthedbllar a year" men are concerned,
there ia pletity1 bt fighting .spirit, and plenty of
Msponsi'td' the Urgertcjr of the allied needs. But
when we torn to fhe administration we find a com
placency, incredible) In the Jigh t of conditions
abroad. ' Franc. Italy and England cry "make
Jiaste." Pershing says, "We most give aid at the
earliest .possible moment". Congressman. McCor
rnick .returns frqni the front with the same mes
sae from the highest authorities in the allied gov--trnmenti'and
Imriei Indeed, there would seem
to b bo fie4 Jtrtich appeals. '.The terrific facts
.shout at utATlMf ' jtursi collapse has released for
use on the west tront so equipped army of season
ed German odi-Austro-Hungarian veterans asj
larje as ahyjW,cnet to the front before 1919.
The JJolsheyiki negotiation, with Germany prom-i.:-s
arcleasc to.Oqtia.ny ajid.ustria of perhaps
a mulicm rtd halt ittore 'prisoners, all trained if
not eufppdvIaUo'firortics the operting to the
,-emy of RttssiaVBUpplies;'' At i liloW Germany
and Austria' hfteust wwi back irom-Italy what
it took; Jwr.tytf ligtitlf nd back break
inj labor ioln; and ltily standi today fighting
desperately agiinst, -.Invasion if "not overthrow.
Meanwhile -tri rifrtnee'-ahd 'Flahdew tne German
line l.aS?trffetied;ahd is 'beginning to giye back
hard' btowiYThe ;hidment ia "critkal the condi
tiohs gtaveypifrhaps' than at any stage of the war
i,i ticeahe1 battle bt the MaTttejy"1,
' Yet 'we fiiid 'MrT Bake-.in an attitude of serene
complacency and inviting us to think only of what
v c have accomplished, as'if war were an academic
' bate with '.unlimited timeUo talk it out to a
Mr. Baker reminded the Southern club the other
thy tt,theW gather
il.at he ts confident that our righteousness assures
victory." AVeVcould'wish the administration were
riore' inclined to consider the sententious wisdom
f f 'tr.o'.'.ct pPoYerb: "-The: Lord' helps iheth 'who
! - 'p .thcrnlscjy V:
This .war cannot.v be won .by. rhetoric." Jeither
Ttr., Baker fn6f' Mi'.r,fWlon' is goirig'to stop the
German army, with ' barragje of noble utterances.
Victory is not a; matter bf argument: It is mat
ter of fijhtlnjE. hard? and fighting tiow.? , ;
TTie trouble with1 the administration is that it is
st.Il saturated with the pacifism which prevented
it from preparing. for "war while Its diplomacy, to
5 y nothing of the current of events, was carrying
lis inexorably .into, war 'V It is still hoping that it
t;n' rnaVe war without fighting. ,
c f pacifism; that at . "neither' cart prevent i war nor
cobductlt resolutely It is always hesitating, com-
I mujing, wamng ior us nopes
The admiriistration needs' to wake up, and wake
up at.bnde; t?. the fact thal i we'-are not tiow en
- -- red in -an election -or in a diolomatic debate, but
i.i a contest of fofct ' AVaf may be' foolish 6r bor
i '; 1. It exMfrvely unpleasan. .But it ts war,
1 It will ijo waft white wp;try;to make up our
i ' aw brdr.we are goin to fight.
'zvddN War
AUS , lor real alarm wilL be found in the
J despatches" from Washington published this
i orning which tell of the cry of distress which
t omes from ifitr' Allies,. Their situation is critical
i i the extreme The day of awakening has come.
.There ; can - be no. more procrastination, no more
,uestionjng.ol the reasonableness of the demand
for the strictest of . food conservation.
England is to ; have compulsory food rationing.
T Vance has seized the entire wheat supply and the
1 rtnch bread ration fs but seven ounces a day.
I a' Italy it Ja'as' bad or worse, ) Without food the
M ar wilf'be'loiJt ' arid the war 'is . our own quite as
much as it is tbe1 war of the other Allies.
Unfortunately; the United States is not yet able
to bear'ftTs share of the military operations and it
will be "veeks before' we are prepared to do so.
It U t,ho people at home who must tide over this
tMils.:. Unless hey do so to have mobilized and
tquippeI oai-yputh to fight the battle of world
freedomf .'will pay been useful. ' They will be
ready too late The fighting must be done now
:n at hiitii in every kitchen and at every table
in the land, 1 '.
. Can :,anyj true ; hearted American hesiute to
answer the cry that is heard from 'our Allies? The
tiuic ha V come 5t3 show patriotism in a practical
and concrete form, tvery man, woman and child
can and muii Kelp the Allies and meet the emer
cency,:.;';;' : . . . j
; Food Conservation has been preached and urged
an J .some have heeded the urging but now has
i-ome the hour when the response must be spon
tancus iind unanimous from every American in
dividual and family.
Conserve wheat or lose the war.
JANUARY 8, 1918. ;
The Week In The War
V, besides the
in bloody conflict,
time they must
This is the curse
to tau irom tne
THER things beyond military engagements,
collision of great bodies of troops
the taking of trenches, hills and
ildges, actual gains in territory go to work for the
winning of the war. Were the observer to judge
merely from the surface appearances, i from the
battles won or lost or left in atvncfecisive state,
the past week might be considered as having been
uneventful. And yet military experts' and states
men consider this the most critical stage of the
great war against Hunism and Prussian autocracy.
How the weather, conditions on 'the Western
front, irt Belgium and in France, have operated is
not quite so clear. It would appear from the daily
reports from those sectors that the Teutons, great
ly reinforced both as to man power and in gun
power are making preparations to'deliver power
ful blows upon the Allies. . ., :v
When it is said that this is the critical period
of the war many factors enter into the assertion.
Russia is still out of it so far as. a fighting factor
goes and is likely to continue neglible" for weeks
or months at least even, if that country ever1 again
demand consideration as a betigereht. Thus has
it been made possible for the Germans ' and the
Austrians to make preparations for the drive it is
expected they will attempt to launch as soon as
weather conditions and preparedness admit Un
fortunately this comes at a time before the United
States is in a position to undertake its share in the
actual military operations of Europe. This coun
try is still in .the preparatory stage. j
.. No nation recognizes this more clearly than
does Germany'- Now is the opportunity for the
kaiserbund to deliver telling blows. Now is the
sweep the allies off their feet and
back or face an absolute certainty of defeat. Those
blows must be struck now, before the: United
States can .be the powerful factor that Germany
knows it will be. Here is the crucial question.
Can the Allies hold or practically hold the Ger
mans or must they sustain losses of men and of
territory from which it will take months to re
cover with "the United States then bearing its full
brunt? Britons have been warned that they must
expect some reverses and must not be too confi
dent for the next few months.
The United States is going forward. Investiga
tions have shown that the work of equipping and
drilling and, training the soldiers; (attention to
their comfort and their heeds have been far 'from
perfect but even so a higher degr.ee of efficiency
has been ishown' than eyerefore in.; thh.istory
tif "the 'ebuntry and he jnatpn )s Jooking for jts
mistakes,'. strivirtg to idrrect them ''and willing to
learn from, the . experiences of other beligerents.
. There have been points that held encourage
ment for the Allies in news from the peace con
1 ere nee. Failure to agree upon terms would not
necessarily mean that Russia would be back at
the front fighting but the picture of Russia and
the Central Powers at peace, Russia furnishing
wheat and other food supplies to the enemy is not
a pleasant prospect for the foes of autocracy to
contemplate. Failure of the peace conference
means failure of needed food for the enemy, suc
cess means comparatively plenty to replace acute
Splitting up into separate entities, some of them
small and weak, Russia is in no position to put
into the field arid keep there a great army. How
the riven country could hold back a Teuton ad
vance is not clear and the prospect is not a pleas
ant one but it is less disconcerting than the pros
pect of Russia on friendly terms with the Central
Slowly, but none the less surely, is the under
sea campaign of Germany being broken. It is
true that the last week of the old year showed
losses that would make, this assertion appear
groundless but taking results for the month and
for the year there was occasion for feelings of
ncouragement. Germany is losing submarines
faster than she can build them. Her U-boats are
how mere hyenas of the sea that prey upon tramp
steamers. It may be that. this drive is merely the
beginning of the end.
Britain's war aims, as outlined on Saturday by
the British premier indicate determination and
show nothing of any discouragement. He shows
the righteousness of the Allied cause and that
there can be no going back.
In this country events have followed thick and
fast one upon the other. Railroads are under gov
trnment' control. Passenger service is giving way
to the movement of freight. The taking over of
the transportation lines was nothing short of revo
lutionary. Other similar courses may be adopted.
Individual rights must noA' git way to the rights
of the whole people as represented by their gov
ernment. There is conscription of the railroads
just as there is conscription of the young men of
the country and it may be that there will be con
tcription of other industries as well, the coal
mines, the meat packeries, other industries essen
tial to the winning of the war and this may be fol
lowed by a conscription of lalor to keep them go
ing at full speed.
In the actual hostilities the Italians and Allies
have more than held their own in Northern Italy.
The Germans have made an attempt at a drive
upon British positions and were generally re
pulsed, to exception bring some .small iorward
positions, while in Palestine the successes uf the
British arms arc being continued.
'' For acting m k procurer of. woif n
for toMtora, a fourtwn-year-old Hwn
iita boy wi yeatordftV Oontmltted to
tho ittdoitrial school. ' t ;. ' "
Lutiy K. Wells tin Bled ult for Al
ton jinirt Georgo K Q., Well Jr.,
0 tho ground of cruelty. They were
krried In 181V t t,
. Kaai; hawalUn, wi found
Suilty ia Judge Heeo'f coort yeeter
ay, of selling liquor without a license
and was fined S300. It was proved
that ha sold liquor to soldier.
Mrs. Ferdinand Hederiiann will hold
a jitney aale at her homo on Wedne
day, January. 30. for tho fcenoflt of the
Red Cross. All tboee having aparo
brle-a brae or sntall household articles
to. donate are ashed to notify Mr.
Hstlosaana, - - . .
'Manuel do Hello, ' a moulder at
l-ove' bakery, on Nuuann Street, hnd
tho first finger of tho left hand badly
Crushed yesterday afternoon when the
member became entangled with the
driving chain of the maehiae. He waa
treated at tho Emergency Hospital.
Robert W. Hendry, now an employo
of the tJnited Htates Naval Mtallun at
Pearl Harbor, the son of Mrs. M. Win
tff Hendry of PensaohA Htreet, has
been authorised by the war department
to take examinations here on January
SI for1 admission as a provisional sec
ond lieutenant ia tho regular army,
' Tho annual meeting of the Outdoor
Circle will bo held at three o'clock
Monday afternoon, January 14, at the
home of Mrs. F. J. Lowrey on I.unslilo
and Victoria Streets, having been post
poned from Tuesday, January 8. In ad
dition to tho annual election of officers
several other matter . of importance
wilf come np. . -
Mra. Lauretta Ebbett, aister of Mrs.
A. E. Cohn, received A cable message
announcing the death of her little
daughter, Virginia Ebbett, ' in Han
Francisco. Mra. Ebbett wUl leave .for
the Coast in the next boat. The child
had been In perfect health when Mrs.
Ebbett left her a few weeks ago, tt is
said. Pneumonia was the cause of
Lieut. Joseph Gates, 25th Infantry,
ceased to be an officer pf the army yes
terday, a board beforo which he ap
peared recently, having recommended
that he be dropped from tho army list.
The Hawaiian Hand will give pub
lie eonrerf at Thomas Hquare tonight,
beginning at seven-thirty
Jorgen Olsen, an officer of the steam
er Noeau, who was convicted of drunk
enness oa peoember 88 and sentenced
to- three months in jail, was pardoned
by, the Governor yesterday in time to
let him depart oa the boat for Manila.
The executive held that the interests
of the country would be best served
by permitting . the man to go.
Of the 450 head of Rattle subjected
to the tuberculin test in Honolulu dur
ing the month of December, 307 head
were passed .ancLear marked and fifty
three condemned and bra'aded a dis
eased, according to a report , submitted
to the board of supervisors last night
by - Joseph Biohards, jdairy stock in
spector. - Those cattle; whieh, failed .to
pass' the .test wer i V,U slaughtered,
aye tb teport. V-jf ;' f r
- For. the purpose of h conducting the
federal inspection of national guard or-'
ganisations, Capts.' 0- JV Gonser and
Edward . F. Witsell have been named
by the department commander to begin
the inspection on January 10. , Hawaii
Will be visited between 'February 2
and 11, Maui from February 12 to 16,
and Kauai from February 28 to
March 4. .' 1 '
"Instruction in military drill will be
given at Oahu College and Honolulu
Military Academy by ' Maj. Claire R.
Bennett, Hecond Infaatry, Fort Shat
ter, who has just been detailed to this
work by General Wisser department
commander. Major Bennett has been
here since 1915. He became a second
lieutenant in 1R0L - and received his
grades as captain and major since ar
riving in Honolulu.
- President Wilson has acoepted the
resignation of C. G. Ballentyne as a
captain of reserves in the quartermas
ter corps. Mr. Ballentyne, until recent
ly was general manager of the Honolu
lu Rapid Transit ft Land Co., resigning
to accept the general managership of
the MontansBingham mine an Utah.
Removal from Hawaii to . Utah caused
Mr, Ballentyne to ask for his resigna
tion from the reserve.
First Lieut. M. P, Taylor, reserve
corps, and Privates David Townsend
and George Tomb, Engineer Corps,
have been authorised to take examina
tions on January 21 for admission as
provisional second lieutenants in the
regular army. Private Tomb is at
present a student at the officers' train
ing camp. Previously, he was instruc
tor in -mechanical drawing at the- Y.
M.C.A. ....
Beveral business men who are inter
ested in. the new theater which is to
be built on upper . Fort Ntreet will
peak ' to the members, of the League
for Good Films at their , meeting at
Lanlakea Thursday afternoon of this
week. Mra. F, J. LiAdeman, the presi
dent of the league, will call the meet
ing to tfrdef at four 'o'clock. It ia
hoped to have a full attendance of
members, as no meeting of the league
ha been held for some time. .
Ia keeping with ' the by-laws, ten
member of the chamber of commerce
have requested a specjal meeting of tho
members to consider a resolution ur
gently recommending that: the Presi
dent of the . United Htates issue a
rroclamatioa prohibiting the sale, of
toxieating liquors la the City and
County of Honolulu for., the period of
the war, to the end that the purpose
desired by the congress, namely, pro
hibitioa of alcoholic liquor in or near
by military camps, may be attained.
Accordingly a special meeting' of the
members of the Chamber of Commerce
of Honolulu is called for tomorrow af
ternoon at three o'clock.
(Tablet). Druggists' refund money II
it ' fails to cure. The signature ol
t(. W. GROVE Is on each box. , Man
ufactured by the PARIS MEDICINH
CO-, St. Lofis, U. S. A.
Kben.Liow was yesterday a retaining
passenger from the Big Island, w"ber
he speltt several day visiting.. - ; , .
. A. N. !e Baron Giirney, manager of
the Hilo braneh of Bishop Company,
arrived be. the steamer Mauna Kea yes
terday morning. ' . ' i.-.-',-
Archibald 8. Guild, of Castle
Cooke, who departed for the Big Island
oa a visit a abort time ago, returned
yesterday morning. '
J. A. Heaven, -who is in the Queen's
Hospital, where he underwent an op
eration recently,' is fast recovering and
will be out again in, about ten days.
Hnrry Culman, president and man
ager of the H. Culman Co., L'td.,' return
ed yesterday from a visit to the Vol
cano and other scenic spots, oiiftke-Big
Island. ' ' U ;
Second' Lieut. Elmer Fordice, signal
corps reserve, has been ordered to pro
ceed Without delay to . Camp Lewis,
Americsn Lake, to join the 322nd Field
HlRual Battalion. ; ,
11. L.. Holstein 1 administrator of
Uliaakalani : Trust, was '.'among arriv
ing passenger in the Mauna Aea yes
terday. He will probably stay a few
woeks in the city. , - , . , ,
Will Alfonso, of Nt. T-ouls College,
departed for Hilo yesterday to witness
the big Kilauea-Hilo marathon, which
is to be pulled-off tomorrow. He will
probably return Tocsdny morning.
Miss Lydia Ing has' returned, front
a six weeks' vacation on the Garden
Isle, where she has been visiting
friends. Use was accompanied by her
brother and sister, who also spent their
Christmas vacation on the island. . ' .
Dr. George J. Augur has returned
to Honolulu from Japan where he ha
been for the past two years. He is
accompanied by Mrs. Augur and it is
tho intention of the eouple to estab
lish permanent residence here whore
they lived for eighteen years-prior to
their departure for the Far East.".? v
Membership Committee Recom
mends That His Name Be
Wiped Off the Lists
Oeorg Rodiek's membership in the
chamber of commerce will probably be
discontinued if the entire body takes
favorable action on tho recommendation
Of the membership committee to can
eel his name from the lists. The rec
ommendation will be considered at a
meeting to be held tomorrow afternoon.
The directors took action against Ro
diek last week, formulating charge
and forwarding them to him. J?la reply
having been received, the directors
passed the" matter to tho, membership
committee, composed of George Angus,
Bruce Cartwrlght, Jr., and D. F. Thrum.
They considered the matter yesterday
morning j and unanimously : filed .their
recommendation with Secretary Brown.
The charge against Rodiek ia this in
stance is that he conspired to break the
neutrality) law of the United State
while an Americaa citizen and while he
waa German, consul for Hawaii, v ' .
MISSOULA, Montana, January 7.
(Associated Press) High school boys
of this rity have volunteered their
services in making surgical dressings
and other supplies for the local Red
Cross chapter, and the members of the
organisation now are insisting that the
men likewise offer their services.
. "Hundreds of men beyond military
Bge and otherwise exempt from mili
tary Bervice might just a wc" Rve
some of their leisure time to making
bandages which the army neeiU so
badly," said Mrs. Eilna Ferguson, sec
retary of the chapter.
An inventory of the estate of John
Alexander Brown, filed yesterday with
the elerk of the circuit eourt by the
administrator, John L. Fleming, shows
the total value of the estate to be
104,838.48. Brown, who was known
as a student of Latin aud Greek, died
here February 20 last at the age of
The bulk of the property consists of
shares of stock iu various corporations.
The value of the personal property is
given as $145,(133.48, and the realty
8000. In addition a stock dividend of
twenty-one shares of Waialua Agricul
turn I Company stock, which is listed in
the inventory as valued at 1210.
II T Htr. Maun Kes January 3.
KltOM IIAWAtl-Mr. mid Mrs. Ilukir.
Ml. Hliaw. A. 1-e it. llurnrv. air. Van
I'oortlaint, Mra. K. I'ouariiM. Mini tVtay
('auiphell. Mlaa May Watt. Mr, and Mra.
4'. I. Cralilie, Mra. Pouter. Mlaa Fowler,
Mlaa K. lloi v. I'. Hiirryliuo. H. Hiirrrline.
II. !. llHrerlilxe. (letirxe It lliinnlir-yi,
B. Htirran, II. Surrrlmc, Mlaa O.' kaotoa,
Juliu AIrT. Mlaa Ahry. Iln 'Mtolea,
Mr. sn1 Mra. l Tokunau ami twu Hill
Arm, Mlxa Matiol Kuliua. Mra. I. Tbaa-
nuiu. Mr. and Mrs. YanaKlhara. Mr. and
Mra. H n. Mataon. K. r . Ilnuwii, Mlaa
A. Twwl. f. K I'oolv. Mlaa I.. It. Chirk,
(). 41. I-wlwin. It. W. Juhnaon. I. Ichlkawa.
Mlaa f. KpriiiHfuiu. Jolin Mndilt-n. Maaler
Turn I.lllle. A. H. Illllld. Mra. MrUnald. II
I.. Ilulateln. Hiram K. NalHi, Mlaa Malml
stay, w . n. May. aiaaior uonum May,
Mlaa M arm rot Austin, Mlaa ilnttlit Klil,
Mlaa '. Hllra. Master Jack Housmy. 1imiii
laa Biinaiuy, iMmald llnnainr, Mlaa Lily
Notify. Maatcr llcen, Mlaa liven, Mra. T.
4'. Willie. Hoy Wall. W. V. Hoy. Karld
Hoy, .laniea Hoy, 4'baiioa Koy, Mlaa K.
liny. Mlaa MeOiml.l. Mlna M , I'r tc-banl
Mlaa Mc4)uh1iI. Mra. A. W. t'artt-r. A. II.
Carter. Mlaa B. Carter, Mlaa Kitltb Carter
aud tuald, llarsna, .13. It. Itewliitf. r). A
Pari. U. I, lllml, H. Ola. Mlaa i:il,ilieth
Koy, Mia. I', J. Homnaon. Mra. b . Htvvpua.
Alfred Auus, Maater I.. II. ilalilnne, Mlaa
I1PIU l acliet-o.
KKOM MAI I Mlaa I.u. y Hearte. Mil
Milan Vimblaawa. Mlaa T. Kaahluokl. Mli
li. llarrlaon, Mlaa Nrlll Kli-harda, Mlaa
tieorsma Munro, Mlaa Knliy Mnnro, A. V.
IJovd. A. KndrtKUwa. C. K Tackln-rrr Mr.
and Mra. Worth Alkan. Mlaa Hnlh Cm-k-
rort. r. Illme, Klxn lxw, I,. Krrnati
dcs. V. Kfaiiaiio, '. II. Hliort. Mra. t)
llorlta. K. Hurlta, II. Culinau. I.. Acker-
niau. i. At'kenuau, i. U. lllucklejr, j. V.
Longtime Pastor and Resident.
of Islands Succumbs To Fa
tal Affliction Saturday
' (From Sunday Advertiser.) . . ;
On of the promineot figure of Hawaii
for many years passed away yesterday
wheal. Reverend Hans Iseoberg died at
tha : Queen 's Hospital. . Air. Isenberg
had been known as a pastor, writer,
and (Student during , his residence of
thirty-one year in the -Territory. At
the time of his death as. was president
of the Lihue Piawtatioa Company and
the Koloa Najjar Company, of Kauai. '
He had bees-ailing for. som time,
and was brought from Kauai to Hono
lulu for treatment several week ago.
The- operation whleh It was hoped
would euro him could not be made suc
cessfully, and relatives and friends
knew the end was approaching 'from
the ravages Of cancer, which could not
be stayed.
At the time of Mr. Isenberg "s death
Mrs. Isenberg was with him, and Bich
ard A. Cooke, a kinsman, stayed
through the night with tha dying pas
tor. Mrs. Isenberg was formerly Miss
Dors Rice and a niece of Hon. William
H. Bice of Kauai and of Mra. C. M.
Cooke of Honolulu.
Funeral Services Today
The funeral (will bo held today in
Lihue. The. Mauna Loa was especially
chartered yesterday to go to Kauai
with the body and with the relatives
and friends who . were to attend the
funeral. Among her passengers when
she left at five o'clock oa this sad mis
sion were Mrs. Haas (Dora Bice) Isen
berg, Mr. and Mra. ' Panl : Isenberg,
George. Issnberg, August Hnmburg,
John Humburg, C. Montague Cooke,
Clarsnes Cooke, Btchard Uooke, Theo
dore Cooke, Rev. A. Hoennsna, A.
Haaeberg, E. .Bulaeshorjr, A. Bice, W-
novui, v. xu-nut, vaar;ra jiiiuwi,
John Waterheose, f . Kopke, W. Lans,
C. W. Bpits, Mrs. C. M. Cooke, Miss
L. Brewer. (.. t. v- ,
The close, relatives who survive In
elude the widowt D. P. B. Isenberg, and
Oeorge Isenberg, and there are a lare
number of relatives not so near of km
and by marriage.
Liberal In Charities ,
Pastor ' Isenberg ha been a man of
many and unostentatious charities, ons
who truly . believed in the Injunction
not to let the right hand Know what
the left hand doeth. - There were also
many important gifts for the pood of
the community in which he lived so
many years. He was largely instru
mental in building up the Lihue hospi
tal, of which he was for a time presi
dent. Hans Isenberg was. born in Moine,
Hanover, Germany, on October 6, 1855,
making his age at death oyer 62 years.
He married Dora Bice Isenberg in
Germany, (September 1, 1883. Mrs.
Isenberg, who survives him -without
children, is a niece of Hon. W. ' H.
Bice ef Kauai and of Mrs. C. M. Cooke
of Honolulu. Educated in 'a village
school, by privarta lessons, and in high
school to begla, Mr. Isenberg went on
to the Cello gymnasium for five years,
graduating with honors ia 1875, later
attending the University of Leipzig for
one year and the University of Ooetti
gen two and a half years.
Served In Army
While at Goettigen he servud ons
year in the German army, failing hi
firit examination for the gospel min
istry ia 1870, he served as a tutor for
one year and then entered the famous
theoloirieal institute at
Loceum for
two and a half years. After passing
final exurtikatious with honors
i, he ae -
crpted a call to a Lutheran church at
or. Auureaauerg, iu vam niri aaouu
taina. Visiting th Hawaiian Islands
in '1884 and 1887, Mr. Isenberg re
mained the latter year to accept tha
pastorate of the Evangelical Lutheran
Church at.IJhus, Kauai. For many
years before the sister church in
Honolulu acquired a settled pastor, Mr.
Isenberg conducted it services on one
Hunday each month.1
Hackfeld Connections
- Oa the death of his brother Paul, for
many years head of H. Hackfeld k Co.
and a noble under the monarchy, Fas
tor Isenberg, as then he waa best
known, became president of Lihue and
Koloa .plantations, holding otUee as
suoh until hip death.
He becamea-naturalized American
citizen in fhe territorial court on Oc
tober 20, 1WI3.
Every youug child is susceptible to
croup. Don't wait until this dreadful
disease sttaaks your littU one before
you prepare for it. It cornea in the
night when ebemiiti' shopi are usually
closed, and this alone should be a warn
ing. Get . and keep Chamberlain's
Cough Bemedy at hand. It never fails,
acts qiiWkiy nd U absolutely harmless.
For sale by all dealers. Benson, Smith
Co., Ltd., agents for Hawaii. Advertisement.
of Education . Has -
Half Million Dollars. Available ,;
For Additional Buildings ; , : H
More than, half a million dollars, is ,
how at thadj4osal of the; department
of ductlo the appropriations of the v
test legislature' for the eonstmetibs "of v
new school 'buildings on Oahu and .',
neighboring islsnds being . released as '
of, January' J 1918. H. V. Kinney,
superintendent v6t " publie Instruction,
has plans ready-': '.'tot new -eonerete .
buildings at Waipahu and Kauluwela
and at the normal echool grounds, each 11
to ost In the neighborhood of $.10,000,
' The superintendent ; is leaving ' on
Wdnesdar for Hilo to discuss plans
for new buildings on the Big Island,
which will include a building for tho
Hilo High Hehool to eosf not to exceed ".
M0,(KH), and another at the Hilo Union
Hehool to eost not to exceed 433,000,
providing additional grounds' are e
cured. The superintendent " may .'. bo
away for about a week or ten days on
thi mission. '
New Buildings AttthorUod
The new buildings authorized by the
legislature by Islands have allotted to .
them the following amounts:
Hawaii, 149,500; Maui, 70,000j ,
Kauai, $08,000; Honolulu and Oahu, .
'The superintendent will be. permitted "
to expend op to $00,000 on buildings '
for Honolulu; $40,000 in the Kwa dis
trict; 115,000, Waialua district; $2000.
Waianse district; $7500, Koolaupoko '
district; $4500, Koolauloa district The
sum of $00,000 is available for new
buildings for the McKinley High
School, the present building being far
too small to accommodate the increas
ing number of pupils Teaching it. from
Other schools of the town district.
On Msui, new schools will be built ,
la Lahaiaa district, for which there is
available $10,000. Walluku will have
double that amount, and in MakawaeJ,
$32,500 is available.1 This district is
rapidly growing owing to the develop- .
mcnt of sugar and farming lands. 'In
the district of Hana, which is far-removed
from most of the other populous
districts of the Valley Isle, $2300 is
allowed, and on the islands of.Molokai 1
and Lanai the superintendent is au
thorized to expend $5000. for new schsoi
On Big Island .
In addition to the Hilo High Heboid
and Union Hehool, other new buildings
may be erected in the Hilo district for
which the legislature appropriated $25,
000. Other districts have had allotted
the following amounts:
- Puna, $KO00; Hamakua, $17,500;
Kona, $8000; Kau, to include both
land and buildings, $5000, and Kohala,
' Huperintendent Kihney say that on
Kauai the county is already engaged
in constructing new -school buildings.
Ia 1915 the legislature appropriated
$40,000 for Lihue Hehool, and the 1917 '
letoislstare- trsv ea additionel atmro
printiort oi $25,000 to -complete the
work. The sura of $5000 Is made avail
abls for the Kauai Hih Hehool; $7300
for Lihue district; $4200 for Waimea;
$12,800 for Koloa; $6500 for Kawaihau
and $7500 for Hanaloi.
"The necessity for new school build
ings is felt, in many parts of tho Ter
ritory," says Huperintendent Kinney.
''In some place we are using Japan
ese school houses, and temporary quar
ters have been obtained from - other
sources, we want lo get our own
buildings and have the money to do it.
"Home of the buildings planned for
Honolulu and outside districts will bo
similar to the new concrete building
just erected at the Ksahumauu Hehool
on Beretania Ktreot. The building for
the Normal Hehool will be similar but
a bit more ornate than the others. We
hope to have some of thfne building
ready for occupancy when the Ht-ptcm'
ber term opens."
Heven additional teachers will
from the maiulaud this week
to fill
Those of Draft Age Not Allowed
To -Go Away
A guide to a policy with reference
to men of the Hawaiian National Guard
discontinuing service with the island
organizations to go to other part of
' "le miiea Piaiei or to ine t'tiiiippines,
has been received at cuard bond quar
ters, the subject having arisen through
the application for discharge made by
Nicholas Bastes, Company G, station
ed at wa, which has been disallowed.
The guard headquarters, previous to
his application being filed, had already
adopted a policy of refusing to approve
such applications, and forwarded the
application to a higher authority for
an expression of policy. In this ease
the application went as far as depart
ment headquarters, and wa returned
bearing the comment that it wa not
considered to be to the best interests
of the guard to grant discharges at the
present time.
The present application will bo dis
allowed, inasmuch as the applicant is
also of draft ae.
BOZEMAN, Montsna, January 1
(Associated Press") Boys' and girls'
clubs in this state produced crops
valued at a total of $01,022 during the
iisst season, according to the report of
J. .T. Abbey, state club leader. Up
wards of 4000 girls are registered in
the bread nod uarment making clubs.
Fifty-nine club member reported
lOOrt worth of corn 'grown; 65U pota
to club members reported $2r,591 worth
of potatoes; (117 gulden club in em hern
reported garden vegetables valued ut
$55,473 and 114 canning club members
$3218 worth of canned goods.
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