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THE GARDEN ISLAND. TUESDAY, JUNE 18,'l912
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THE GARDEN ISLAND
TUESDAY JUNE 18th. 1912.
Entered at the post office at
Lihue, Kauai, as second-class
Subscription Raths $2.50 Pkk
YUAR, 1.50 l'OR SIX MONTHS
Advertising Ratks, 50 Cknts
An Inch Pkr Month.
E. B. Bridgkwatkr, Editor
K.. C. HOI'I'KR, Managkr
"Unitbd we Stand, Divided we
Tin; St. Louis Globe Democrat
tells Roosevelt to "bolt and be-damtned!"
How about "Tin; Evening
Bui.i" as a title for Honolulu's
new afternoon daily?
Who said that one of the after
noon papers would become a morn
ing paper after Tuly 1st?
The Evening Star, which has
faithfully twinkled o'er Honolulu
for many years, will pass out of
existence on July 1st.
WE are told that the 4th. of July
celebration at the Kukuiolono
park will include public speaking,
base ball, fireworks and so 4th.
Those responsible for the
present condition of the crossing
near the McBryde Store will con
fer a great favor upon the travel
ing public by putting it in better
Complaints have reached this
office in regard to riding horses on
the sidewalk between the butcher
shop and 'The Garden Island
office. This is mere thoughtless
ness upon the part of those who
do so, and once it is called to their
attention, it is doubtful if they
will repeat the practice.
Beeore settleing the Territorial
Homesteads Laws, it might b e
well to remember that there is a
bill before congress providing for
a reduction of the time of residence
on homestead claims from, five to
three years, further action upon
which depends- the information
regarding incomplete claims i n
this connection. Every land office
in the United States has been or
dered to furnish at once, a state
ment of the number of homesteads
which have not been completed.
L. D. Timmons, one of Hono
lulu's veteran newspaper men, and
for more than a year manager of
the Hawaiian Star, has resigned,
his resignation to take effect July
1st. Tim is one of the most capable
men in the service and his brother
fellow-men deeply regret his leav
ing and wish himunboundedsucces
in whatever line he decides t o
The Garden Island received
notice last week Irom the whole
sale paper houses, announcing
another advance of from 10 to .20
per cent in the price of all kinds of
paper used in the commercial world.
And yet the fool newspapers are
charging the same price for their
work that they did ten years ago.
We haven't got sense enough to
get in out of the rain.
An exchange doesn't see how
W. G. Smith can justly defend the
Hawaiians against slanderous re
ports appearing in mainland pa
pers, because of his past attitude
towards them. Five h undred
dollars per month will do wonders
brother. However, if a man is able
to do so much harm in writing
against a cause, let us suppose,
when he is lined up on the other
side of the fence, that he will do as
much for the other fellow. It is
the concensus of opinion that no
better choice could have b e e u
made in the selection of a man for
the place, and time only, will prove
whether or not the move has been
a wise one.
The amalgamation of Honolu
lu's two afternoon papers should
form a combination of s u c h
strength as to enable the produc
tion of one of the best papers
ever yet published in the Territory.
On the reportorial staff of both
papers are writers of experience;
men who know newspaper work
in all its branches and whose com
bined efforts are sure to give tie
readers of the new paper a class of
news equal to that given by the big
daily press, service on the coast.
W. R. Farrington, present editor
of the Bulletin, the manager-to-be-of
the new concern, i s a keen
business man, his prowess as such
being indicated in the great im
provement he has wrought in the
Evening Bulletin since it came
under his control. As a n editor,
Brother Farrington i s recognized
as one of the most fair-minded and
conservative writers in the Terri
tory, being always found on the
side of progressiveues particular
ly in regard to educational affairs.
In taking up his new duties, he is
fortified with years of experience
and the best wishes of The Gar
den Island for success in the con
tinuation of a position for which
there are none better qualified to
W. G. Smith, Editor of the Star,
and who on July 1st. resigns to
enter a new field, has been known
for many years to be one of the
ablest writers i n the Territory
and that he has been induced to
leave the newspaper field, is deep
ly regretted by all who are familiar
with his style of writing. That
there never was a more popular
local writer is evidenced in the
multitude of regrets that are heard
from all sources, over his resign
ation. Many readers of the Star
are such solely on account o f
this brilliant writer, a n d t h e
promise that he may again re
turn to Honolulu after his engage
ment is finished, to apply himself
to newspaper work, is the source
of much happy anticipation among
LOVE JOY & CO.
Wholesale and Relail -Dealers in
FINE WINES and UQUOitS
7 Cream Rye Whisky
1 Old Jas. E. Pepper Whiskey
V 'Harvey's Special" Scotch
Agents for i Whiskey
Best Quality of EUROPEAN WINES and LIQUORS
SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO
902 Nuuanu Street Phone 2708
Standing of Contestants
Mary Silva 3.507,015
Miss Akina 21,500
Etta Lee 3,001,060
Miss Padget 38,000
Mary Bryant 100,000
Ellen Kalawe 705.000
Miss Sato 28,000
Daisy Sheldon 2,050,601
Elsie Schumacher 12.000
Miss Haae 400,100
Miss Paschich 200,005
Eva Akana 501.000
Miss Teft 106,000
Miss Reidell 1,500-, 038
TRY THE NEW
It is the best beer made.
Wholesale Liquor Dealer
Complete Line of Oriental Goods
Telephone No. 102. Branch Wahiawa, Telephone No, 7.
Good for Face Value in the
UAKULIN I THIS COT POX CO I' NTS
island's $1,100 1 TEN VOTES
AUTO CONTEST 1 uoou cntiljcxei's. una
Coupon must be in post office before expiration date
and trimmed or they will not be counted.
Tuuu'iiONK 642 p o Box 54
HONOLULU SCRAP IRON CO,
C. H. BROWN, Manager. '
SCRAP IRON, BRASS, COPPER, AND
SECOND - HAND MACHINERY
. AMJKAUH.A ST., KHAR El.KCTKIC PoVI?R STATION.
TRENT TRUST CO., Ltd.
Member Honolulu Slock and Bond Exchange
Real Estate, Insurance, Trusts
WANTED-- Two or three first-class
agents on Kauai.
Haberdashery & Drygoods
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 shaes
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.
Do You Order !
HIE advantage in sending your orders to us are obvious
your order is filled and shipped by return boat. If we do not
carry in our stock, any article you may order, we buy it for you.
IK a garment or
Any Article of Wearing Apparel
is not just what yob wish it to be, you are at liberty to return
it for alteration or exchange.
Remember, we have over 25 years'
experience with the Island trade.
SA CHS DR Y GOODS CO.
P. O. Hox 566
treii that tho"
tl ll the quality 01 cotton uu-d end thi
way they arc mad? that give Stearns &
Poller Matlrcttea their perfect comfoit and
wonderful Me. An exclusive "web proceta."
,, Let m ihow them to you today.
We are sole agents
ffllSrTMi lithe maltreii that sho-Tou' '"vi'li
ANCHOR Full Size $f3.
LENOX Full Uzc $f8.
J. HOPP & CO., Ld.
185 King St., Honolulu
Art Goods and Curios
We have just received a line of goods never befor offered
to the public The wheatley, Hard fired out-door pottery is
an exact reproduction of the old Italian pieces
Call and see them or ask for description'and prices
Headquarter for picture framing
Ye Arts and rafts Shop