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title: 'The Garden Island. (Lihue, Kauai, H.T.) 1902-current, January 23, 1912, Page 7, Image 7',
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TE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY. JAN. 23. 1912.
FIVE FASCINATING STORY BOOKS
TO EVERY SCHOOL CHILD IN THE TERRITORY
HOW TO GET .THEM
. Ask your friends to subscribe for The Garden Island, (the best paper in Territory). A year's subscription
posts $2.50. Allow your friends to read it, explain that for every subscription you get a beautiful story book FREE and you'll find
it easy to get your five books. Begins January 25th., ends Feb. 24. All subscriptions must be for no less than
a year, and accompanied by the amount in full. Orders for books will be filled immediately the subscrip
tion is entered in the ledger. Please observe the following rules in remitting:
Copy This Letter ,
Editor "Garden Island,"
Please find enclosed, postal"order in thesumof two v.
" ' ' dollars and fifty cents for which kindly mail "The Garden
Island" to M : . . . . whose postoffice is ' '
N for one year, beginning at once.
My address is . . . My choice of book is .... .
Chief Features of The Garden Island
THE FRONT PAGE
THE front page make-up
has been the means establish
ing a standard for otlier papers
throughout the Territory in
so much as it was the first
paper in the Islands to devote
the entire front page to news
instead of ads.
The short, eossipy local
news items on the front page
is a feature which has had
much to do with the success
of the paper.
$2.50 The Year
THE editorials are short,
snappy and to the point, and
always in line witli the pro
gressive spirit of the Terri
tory and absolutely free from
personalities, which further
distinguishes it as a paper
having a big advantage over
all other island papers.
Educational matters are
freely discussed on this page
with most satisactory results
to the public in general.
$2.50 The Year
IN this The Garden Is
land excels all others. This
department furnishes our
Hawaiian readers with the
very latest in every day news
and handles the political sit
uation in a thorough manner.
It is edited by two of Kauai's
most able writers. County
Clerk Kaneakua and Deputy
Tax Assessor A. G. Kaulu
kou. $2.50 The Year
HEREIN is another in
stance where this paper can
put one over its competitors.
There is no topic of greater
interest in these islands today
than the question of education,
and in this connection, read
ers will find many valuable
hints and aids in this depart
ment. Communications from
teachers are always accept
able. $2.50 The Year
Take a look through our
advertising columns. You
will find there, only the re
putable business firms of the
Territory. We accept no
others. Can you recall ever
having seen ads so ueately
arranged? The composition'
of our ads, like everything
else connected with the pa
per, is extraordinary and pro
ductive of much very favor
able comment from our ad
vertisers. $2.50 The Year
During sporting season, a
special section is devoted to
this very commendable sub
ject, which adds much to the
popularity of the paper.
KAUAI'S YOUNG PEOPLE
A series of fairy tales are
usually run under the head
of "Kauai's Young People."
Which makes the paper eag
erly sought b y our school
boys and girls.
$2.50 The Year
We have dozens of letters like theseread them
I must compliment you highly upon
the increased size and improved appear
ance of the Garden Island. It is quite
metropolitan in style and surely the peo
ple of Kauai have just cause to be proud
L. D. Timmons
Manager Hawaiian Star
I am pleased to congratulate you orr
the improvement of the Garden Is
land. WillisT. Pope,
Superintendent of Public Instruction.
From Everett H. Mesick.
Superintendent Hawaiian Gazettee Co.
Editor Gardkn Island:
Allow me to congratulate you upon the good appear
ance of your paper. The Garden Island is a credit to
Kauai it would be in a community numerically much larger
than Kauai and composed entirely of English readers.
Typographically, the paper shows expert oversight not
often found outside the large population centers; the news
service seems to be good and I judge completely covers the
field. And what counts most in the financial analysis, the
business community seems to be taking substantial notice
of the paper, for its columns are nt least proportionately
filled with announcements that metaphorically spell dollars
I have published both city and country papers myself,
and I know that a country paper so creditable as The
Garden Island is, is not produced in a week of play
I wish for you abundant reward for your painstaking
labor, and I believe the people of Kauai recognize and ap
preciate your effects, and will see to it that you are justly
Another contemporary writes.'
We have noted the marked improvement in The Gar
den Island. Kronl beginning a miserably printed, un
interesting sheet, it has become a fine paper, typographi
cally, and has splendid news and editorial departments, and
oodles of ads. It is easily the best paper outside of Hono
lulu and deserves all the success it is enjoying since the
present energetic manager and able editor took it.
A Teachers' Gommitee Writes:
"I want to tell you how much we ap
preciate the policy of The Garden Is
land. The war for justice which it is
carrying on in behalf of the teachers rings
with sincerity and the facts are so clearly
put as to convince your readers that to
the Garden Island, the teachers have
much reason to feel grateful as a cham
pion of their interests."
Those who have been instrumental
in placing the garden Island on the plain
that it now occupies deserve consider
able credit. The Bulletin extends con
gratulations. Honolulu Evening Bulletin
Offer Good for Thirty Days Only. Books Limited to Five.
Address all communications to Editor Garden Island.