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THE GARDEN ISLAND.
THE GARDEN ISLAND
TUESDAY FBBRUARY27. 1912.
Entered at the post office at
White, Kauai, as second-class
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individual parade next year is gain
ing ground, and that she could do
so successfully was clearly demon
strated at Kealia Thursday.
E. IS. Bridgkwatkk, Editor
K. C. IIoi'i'KR, Manager
And now Johnny Rockyfeller
is accused of causing the revolu
tion in China.
What has become of the motion
to nominate our presidential candi
date by, direct vote of the rank and
. GiiT your mind made up to assist
the Fourth of July Track and Field
Meet and then help to boom it
Rain within the last few days
has been most valuable to the grow
ing cane, and incidentally strength
ened' sugar stocks.
The HungrOn Society a Chinese
institution situated in Kapaia has
joined' the unhung Society.
The New York Police Gazette,
the recognized leader of sporting
papers of America, has put in an
appearance among our exchanges.
Little drops of water
what a joyous sound
Makes the sugar dollar
Come oozing thro' the ground.
The growing sentiment in favor
of Champ Clark's possible nomina
tion for presidential honors m a y
somewhat enlighten a certain Hon
olulu contemporary who refers to
the Hon. Speaker, as "Chump"
Those who are advocating a
Chamber of Commerce for Lihue
should get down to concrete facts.
All that is required is the first step.
After that, everything will be easy
sailing. We have our local stock
exchange, why not a Chamber of
The Garden Island leads
others follow. Until last year a
George Washington composition
story was unheard of. This year
however, Honolulu comes through
with an exact duplicate of our con
test. Moral: For new ideas be a
reader of The Garden Island.
The Kau.-nl'ort of Entry ques
tion is rapidly resolving itself into
a "Mnhukusite" proposition, each
side producing an argument in fa
vor of its particular locality. The
Delcgatetakesa noncommittal stand
in the situation, evidently realizing
the fact that he has gained publici
ty enough as it stands.
What he docs say, however, is
something to which every Kauaiau
should hearken, viz: "That no mat
ter where the port is finally situat
ed, I want a port on Kauai." Kau
aians should remember that after
all, this is the real object, and
throw aside this eternal bickering
which lias marked Honolulu as an
object of ridicule from Washington
Our Hanalei citizens are perfect
ly right in their request far dock
railway shipping facilities Ne
glecting to include such in Unori
ginal plan of the wharf is only an
other instance wherein the B i g
Chief in the Department of Public
Works displayed his incompetency.
"Why does such an important
island as Kauai have no Express
Office?" asks a subscriber. We'll
be-diug-bustcd if we can say, un
less its for the want of interest on
the part of the express companies.
It certainly cannot be clue to Kau
ai, for it is an established fact that
she gets about anything she goes
The fact that a Chinese, a Por
tuguese and a Japanese were win
ners of the three Garden Island
composition prizes last week, indi
cates a rather encouraging future
citizen outlook. Such familiarity
with the details of the lives of
men like Washington, f o r m s a
foundation for Americanism which
is difficult to over-estimate. May
the good work continue.
Kauai has put one over all is
lands outside of Oahu this year by
having its -own floral parade. The
Kealia parade was necessarily on a
small scale, figuratively speaking,
yet, undoudtedly equally as sue
The Evening Bulletin in a re
cent issue informs i t s readers
through i t s social section that
"the engagement o f Miss Neu
mann was announced to Mr. Miles
of California who is a rising young
civil engineer," Wonder how
George felt when it was announced
"to" him, miles away.
The same paper in speaking of
a certain nuptialistic event des
cribes the bride thusly: "The
bride was a picture in a pale-blue
silk, heavily embroidered in a con
ventional design." Let is hope
tnat she was a life size, life-like
Mrs. J. B. Martin, a New York
plutocrat's wife, has hired a French
chef to cook exclusively for Mrs.
Martin's Pomeranian dog, Bobby.
A dispatch from San Francisco
says that Mrs. Templeton Brocker's
original ball, recently given there,
in which the women appeared in
pantaloons of lurid colors,' was
a great success. The hostess wore
mauve pantaloons, and a pearl and
saphire coronet flashed from her
At a dinner given by Mrs. An
drew Welch of San Francisco the
table was set in a "vista" of im
provised jungle, from which figures
of lions, tigers, giraffes and ele
phants peered at the guests.
Ducks, parrots and canarks
abounded. T h e cruests annerf
themselves by feeding champaign
soaked bread to the parrots, mak
ing them drunk
Asbestos shingles are now being
manufactured in this country with
success and the trade has grown
enormously. The new products
are of the lightest weight and fire
proof up to a temperature of 2000
degrees and more. They are proof
against acids and weather and are
said to last as long as a concrete
I'ln-in-in woll, crmr.-o there's two sides
Or nine or ten, 'pond how ye veiw it.
Thny's Teddy nayin' lie won't siy
Jos' how he's feelin' cither wuy,
An' this hero feller Lafollette
A-showin' jes' whose cart's up-et,
An' Tuft n-tru.-tin' to hi friends
An' folk a-showin' what depend
On who's enoniliMted. Well,
Th ayin' is that time will tell,
lint where does. u folks rc.nuin tlmuh?
Wetfut no vote. Iin-in vu'll, jes' ,,.
Pin-in-in if my iiiider.-tandiii's pi-nper,'
Somebody's botm' to come a llopjuT.
Th' DimmyiTats is mixed like n,
With Woodrow Wilson in th' fus.
An' llnnnon lUt'niii' to his Imom,
An' Clark deinamlin' elbow mom
An' Dryun diagnosin' eueh
With nil his pow'or o' hii an' speech.
They're all on fire, ye understand,
Witli hope fer this our native land.
No mutter which way she may go
We II t-Jtno vote, fm-in well, jes' so.
rni-m-nitliey all want to git together,
But that would menu some stormy weath
er. A kimmI ol' fuyiii in times pat
Wa one that went "Wuit till y.-'rv an."
An' what you will or will not do
Depon's on if folks waut you to.
Tht-y's some that don't know fulm. fiom
An' cuss much move than they iiscu,.
But, as tho feller sws. whv. I'm
Jes' Kt-ttln' one side, murkhi' time.
i no m air set an' watch tlm show
Read the following list. It con
tains articles that are backed by a
THE HOUSE OF QUALITY
J. HOPP & CO., Ld.
185 King St., Honolulu
If you are athirst for
a real good glass of
beer, ask for
The Beer That's Brewed
3 Tocuif The Cmttt
You'll pronounce it
the finest beer you
ever drank. It's
for this climate.
P. O. Box 54
HONOLULU SCRAP IRON CO.
C. H. BROWN, Manager
SCRAP IRON, BRASS, COPPER, AND
SECOND - HAND MACHINERY
ai.kkai'ii,a St., near Electric Power Station.
TRENT TRUST CO., Ltd.
Member Honolulu Stock and Bond Exchange
Real Estate, Insurance, Trusts
WANTED Two or three first-class,
agents on Kauai.
THE HIGH IDEALS OF 70 YEARS
TAKE DEFINITE FORM IN THE
1911 Knox Hats
fines! we've ever asked you to look at
and that's saying a great deal.
There's not a break in the chain of sha es
and dimensions covering a range so wide
that no man can say: "you haven t just
what I wanted."
Knox soft Hats, $5.00 BEACON HATS
Knox Stiff Hats, $5.00 (Made by Knox)
Knox Silk Hats, $8.00 $3.50
Silva's Toggery, Ld.
Their hard cutting surface and
perfect temper give them a las
AGENTS FOR THE HAWAIIANI SLANDS
Arrival of New Spring
Styles at SACHS'
A large consignment of goods arrived by the S. S.
"Sierra" on January 12th, including: White Lingerie
Dresses from $10.00 to $50.00; White Knit Sweaters
with knitted collar and cuffs in pink, blue and lavender.
New Embroideries and Beautifel Flouncings.
Important to Ladies
Having secured the agency for "Knox" hats, we
are now showing their spring line of "Tailored Hats"
Panama and Sailor Hats. '
Your Mail Orders Receive Prompt Attention.
SACHS DRY GOODS CO. !
P. O. Box 566
I 1119 Fort Street, Honolulu
Has a fine line of Cut Glass.
READ THE GARDEN ISLAND $2.50 I AlwP Prices"
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