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THE GARDEN ISLAND. TUESDAY, APRIL, 9, 1912.
THE GARDEN ISLAND
TUESDAY APRIL 9th. 1912.
Entered at the post office at
Lihue, Kauai, as second-class
Subscription Rates $2.50 Pek
YEAR, $1.50 l-'OR SIX MONTHS
Advertising Rates, 50 Cents
An Inch Per Month.
Front Page Advertising
Rates $3.00 Per Square Inch
E. B. Bridgewater, Editor
K. C. IIon-ER, Manager
"Field" day sports in Honolulu
are all the rage at present.
And it is also noticed that the
initials "T. R." stand for "To
When H. T. IlancufT of Holton,
Kansas, announced himself as a
candidate for sheriff, it shatters
the Shakespearean tradition that
there is nothing in a name.
The appropriation o f several
hundred thousand dollars for the
Nawiliwili harbor, begins to give
unmistakable evidence of "who's
who'' in the Kauai port affair.
The Garden Island has en
tered into compact with the Pro
motion Committee of Honolulu,
to "Boost Kauai for Tourist
trade," and would welcome com
munications of such a nature from
any source. As soon as possible.
The world seems to have ac
cepted in good faith the statement
that Roald Amundsen, the intre
pid Norwegian, has discovered the
South Pole, but how many people
believe that either Cook or Peary
reached the North end ?
The controversy over the author
ship of the Houn' Dawg song is
still raging and it is now said to be
an old German cradle song written
before 1499. It seems to be a set
tled conviction, however, that the
man who wrote it, is dead, and
still another conviction is that he
ought to have died before ha wrote
In a recent issue of the Hawaiian
Star, we observe that it alluded to
itself as the first newspaper in the
Territory having had a building
constructed especially for the pur
pose. We beg to enlighten the
Star somewhat by saying that The
Garden Island has occupied such
a building for nearly a year.
any law passed by the legislature
to the voters for approval or repeal
at u general election. Ed.
THE OYSTER BAY PRIMER
A for Ananias May its member
B for Big Business which I shall
regulate in a practical manner.
C for Candidate I will stand pat
until the Convention adjourns.
D for Delegates I will manipulate
them for myself as I did for Taft.
E for Election I shall be elected
if I am nominated by both par
ties. F for Frazzle I think my mean
ing is pretty well understood.
G for Government By Me and
II for Hat it is in the ring.
I for I A big 1; first last and all
J for Judiciary I shall review its
K for Kansas A State I adore,
for there I have friends galoie.
L for Laws I shall enforce such
of them as I approve.
M for Mollycoddles and Malefact
ors I have my Big Stick ready
N for Nomination and non-Consecutive.
0 for outlook my personal organ.
P for Practical The kind of men
I need in my business just now.
Q for Query Shall I rule?
R for Roosevelt -Only third term
President my highest ambition.
S for Strenuous for T. R.
T for Third Term.
T for Union I shall preserve it if
I am nominated and elected.
V for Vindication and Victory if
I get enough Votes.
W for War Against professional
politicians if I am not nominated.
X for Ex All the Exes are for
Y for Yell and Yellow.
Z for Zealous For my recall to
New York, March 18.
Philip L. Rice,
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
'Jit -i'Kir 'V,.
THE HIGH IDEALS OF 70 YEARS
TAKE DEFINITE FORM IN THE
1911 Knox Hats
fineft we've ever asked you to look at
and that's saying a great deal.
There's not a break in ths chain of shaes
and dimensions covering a range so wide
that no man can say: "you haven t just
what I wanted."
Knox s0ft Hats, $5.00 BEACON HATS
Knox Stiff Hats, $5.00 (Made by Knox)
Knox Silk Hats, $8.00 $3.50
Silva's Toggery? LcL
TRY THE NEW
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Ra en 5y stem
At last we have the taint gleam J
of a hope for real political reform.
A New York man is reported to
have offered an Easter hat to each
woman worker who discovered an
attempt to record an illegal ballot
in the New York primary election.
If a woman with an Easter hat as
an incentive, can't bring political
reform, then this republic might
as well shut up shop and go out of
. ' if '"
Editor Garden Island:
In order to settle an argument,
please let me know through the
columns of your valuable paper,
what per cent of our taxes i s de
voted to public school purposes.
Out of the sum of one hundred
and seventy-five thousand dollars
paid into the county treasury for
taxes, the public school system is
allowed ten thousand dollars, which
amounts to nearly six per cent of
the sum total. Ed.
Editor Garden Island:
Kindly explain to me the mean
ing of the term "The Initiative,"
4 ' The Recall, ' 1 ' The Referendum . '
The "initiative" is the right of
the people by petition, to present
bills to the voters to approve in a
general election, irrespective of the
The "recall" is the right of the
people by petition to compel a
public official to stand election at
The "referendum" is the right
of the people by petition. to submit
Eggs! Eggs! Eggs!
Pure Bred White Plymoth
Rocks, Buff Leghorns, andSil
vei Spangled Hamburg Jeggs at
S3. 00 per setting of 15.
Buff Orpington eggs, S3. 00.
S5.00 and $10.00 per setting
Orders Booked Now.
Cash with order required.
Lihue Poultry Farm
P. O. Box 106,
Just to hand. Quality
Goods, as also new Supplies
At Thrum's Bookstore,
All orders given careful attention.
It is the best beer made.
AGENTS FOR THE IIAWAIIANI SLANDS
Coyne Furniture Company, Limitea
Alexander Young Building, Honolulu
FURNITURE OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS
Bureaus, Chiffoniers, Sideboards, Box
Couches, Mattresses, Etc.
POULSTERING AND REPAIRING
Telephone 642 p. o. Box 54
HONOLULU SCRAP IRON CO.
C. H. BROWN, Manager
SCRAP IRON, BRASS, COPPER, AND
SECOND - HAND MACHINERY
alekauila St., near Electric Power Station.
Up-to-date Livery, Drayiiig and Boarding Stable a d Auto
BETWEEN LIHUE and KEKAHA S
Leaving Lihue every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. 8
Leaving Kekaha every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. I
ARRIVING AT THEIR DESTINATION IN THREE HOURS I
W. WEBER Manager. !
Telephone 4 W Waimea P. O. Box 48 I
TRENT TRUST CO., Ltd.
Member Honolulu Stock and Bond Exchange
Real Estate, Insurance, Trusts
WANTED Two or three first-class
agents on Kauai.
The Eleele Store
The House With A Reputation For Squa
J.I. SILVA, Proprietor.
The Garden Island $2.50 i READ THE GARDEN ISLAND $2.50
Miss Purvis is home for her va-
E. A. Knudsen returned from
F. S. Christian was an incoming
Dick Oliver, the Bayview Hotel
man returned Wednesday from a.
business trip to Honolulu.