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FINEST RENT CARS ON KAUAI
Big, New and Comfortable
Our Cole Eights make regular trips up
Waimea Canyon. Let us take you up.
We make a specialty of the
Light and Heavy Hauling
Give us your Baggage Checks and Bills of
Lading and we will do the rest
Ford Cars Without Drivers Rented by the Day.
We are at Your Service Day or Night
GOMEZ . GARAGE
Coniigbl Hart cbaftnci & Mats
Silva's Toggery, Honolulu.
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The last word in
Novelty Low Shoes
They are just received from the factory and are the prettit
shoes that we have seen for a long time. Made with turn soles,
long narrow toes and slender French heels.
Buckles of different designs to suit the individual taste.
Black Satin $8.50 to 812.50
White Satin 10.00
Silver Cloth 12.50
White Kid 12.50 to 15.00
Black Suede 15.00
Manufactures Shoe Store
1051 Fort Street, Honolulu, T. H.
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M a stop at
Running water In every room; rooms 3?
singly or with baths; comfortable beds;
close to best restaurants and all car
lines. Highest class service.
Ccairally lacatcd la the theatre aa anaplai waters.
Why the Sands Bark
Kauai has no monopoly of Barking
Sands. They have them elsewhere In
various places, but they oall them sing
ing sands. Thsy have them in quantity
along tho chores of lake Michigan,
and a recent article in "Science" de
votes attention to them. The condi
tions there are much the same as
ours, the sand must bo dry or it will
not sing, end the drier it isVhe louder
the sing. Furthermore hot weather
seems to be essential, which may be
the reason that the Noliili Bands at
Mana give the best results.
The writer In "Science" propounds
the theory that the grains of sands
become ccated by drying with the
mineral salts contained in the lake
water, and these salts increase the
friction quality of the grains so that
they squeak or creak more just as a
door creaks that needs oil or as the
violin bow does that has had a thin
application of rosin. Rain washes
these salts off and reduces the singing
or barking efficiency.
This explanation may be satisfac
tory for the singing sands of Michigan,
but is far from conclusive for the
barking sands of Kauai.
S3 1 How to Prepare the Starches
The various starches, manifold in
number, constitute one of the basic
foods of man, and animals, as well
They are the most important con
stituents of grains and vegetables
and are present in many fruits and in
all green leaves. Most of these foods
are improved by cooking because
that process bursts the cellulose or
little wooden sacks which hold the
starch and lets it out so that it is
easier to digest. Accordingly most
starchy foods should be thoroughly
Another important point in regard
to the use of starchy food is that the
process of digestion begins in the
mouth by means of the saliva. In
order then that this process be satis
factorily completed it is necessary
that the food be thoroughly masti
catcd so that the saliva may do its
Much of the American dyspepsia
is a form of starchy indigestion. Un
intelligent cooking, and hasty "bolt
ing" of food are responsible for lots
of our digestion disorders. The more
easily soluble a food is the easier it
can be digested. Starch can be car
ried a long way on the road to di
gestion by thorough cooking.
Breakfast cereals in particular,
should be carefully and thoroughly
cooked because there is generally
very little attempt made to chew
them, and little, if any, aid is rend
ered toward digestion by the saliva
The whole grains, like wheat, corn,
millet, etc., need frorn 6 to 8 hours
cooking; those that are partly cook
ed, such as the rolled grains, most
commonly used need at least an
hour of cooking. Needless to say
they seldom get any such thorough
SELLS FORDS IN HUNDRED LOTS
FORTY-ONE COUPES TO
Three hundred Ford runabouts in
one lot wero purchased recently by
the Liberty Yea;;t Company of New
York City. Tiie;;e cars are to be used
by the traveling representatives of
that company r.nd were bought only
after a thoroucli investigation into
the servlceabi!:ty and economy of the
Ford car. A number of other i.ars
were considered before th3 sale was
The Winches er Repeating Arms
Company, eUo ct New York City, has
purchased forty one Ford Coupes
and Twenty eiglu Ford .runabouts for
its outside men. The Ford cars
which were sold by Albert Hirst, Inc,
of New York City are expected to in
crease the business-getting possibili
ties of the salesmen.
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Rainfall or the week ending Jan.
Wainiha Intake 0.40
What About That New Building?
Naturally you have given every thought to the
Plans and Foundations. Your Builders also have
been carefully chosen. When it is built you are
going to be proud of it the community is going to be
proud of it. THAT'S BUILDING.
Now, if it is worth while building, it is worth
while protecting Just what we want to talk to you
Experience has shown that there is only one
protection against wear and tear for any building
and that protection is "PHOENIX PAINT". We
want you to realize that Phoenix Paint isn't just
paint, but a careful preparation of Pure White
Lead, Pure Oxide of Zinc, Pure Linseed Oil and
Phoenix Paint is specially prepared for these
Islands and will give the proper finish to your build
ings The finish they deserve.
Let us send our latest color cards and show you
real harmony in colors.
Everything for the Builder
Everything for the Home.
C. B. HOFGAARD & CO. LTD.
Importers and Dealers in '
Lumber and Building
Nothing is ever too good for our patrons and we take
pleasure in announcing that we have secured the
agency for Kauai of the celebrated Miller Geared-to-the-Road)
Tires as well as that well-known friend of
auto owners, the Willard Battery.
In future all the regular sizes of Miller Tires will be
carried and we feel we are not making an over-slate-ment
when we claim that these tires are, without doubt,
pecularily adapted to this climate and island road con
ditions. Then again, the Willard brand on the battery is more
than a name. It's a sign of reliability, responsibility and
protection to the buyer who wants a first-class article.
Get the genuine Willard Battery with threaded rubber
insulation, and you have a battery to be proud of.
The Willard brand means a hotter spark a quicker
start brighter lights.
Come in and let us talk it over with you.
Mrs. J. A. HOGG, Prop.
Materials a Specialty
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Makaweli ) , 0.35
J. F. CHILD, Proprietor
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