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Tltti OAftDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1022.
Issued Every Tuesday
KENNETH C HOITKU
TUESDAY : : :
AHirsT '2'2, 1 1)22.
FILMS Q THE PAPER
A newspaper is always in search of real
live news of the community. But because an
editor is always early in search of such news
and is willing to go to much trouble and ex
pense in obtaining it, people often forget that
newspaper space is an expensive proposition,
and get the impression 1hat an editor is glad
of anything to fill up.
No editor has the sliglitc.-t trouble to fill
up the paper. The real problem is to keep
from filing the columns of the paper with,
"stuff" the readers will not want to wade
thru to the exclusion of the news matter that
they pay to get. There isn't an issue that an
editor doesn't consign to the waste basket
or turn down enough matter to fill the paper
twice over without room for a line of news
I'eople often forget that newspaper space
is valuable, and that it is about the only thing
the newspaper has to sell. They don't seem
to understand that it must be disposed of as
carefully as a merchant disposes of his slock
of goods. Every now and then Kauai citi
zens bring in an item that is not news ii any
sense of the word, that is advertising pure
and simple, and that would mean tak'rg up
space to boost someone's business. Even the
government is an offender, and every mail
brings a lot of propaganda that ought to be
paid for, but which is offered "just to fill
the paper." The fact that an article has mer
it doesn't always mean it should be printed.
If it isn't news the only question to be con
sidered is whether it will be sufficiently in
teresting to the majority of our readers, that
thev should like to read it. and whether if is
more interesting and more va'.r.a' l? than any
other matter, that will have to be omit I. -d if
it is given space. And Ihe editor alone must
be the judge of that.
(i II I LEI SV, CAM) I DA TEX
We note from the exchanges that in a
number of sections women voters are de
manding of candidates that they publish
their views on all important public ques
tions, and we believe the fair sex lias opened
up something that the male voters never
seemed able to accomplish. The women of
America are entitled to vote, and why are
they not entitled to know the views of the
candidates who seek their ballots? We believe
women oters on Kauai will agree with us
when we say that it is far better to come
right out and ask the candidate where he
stands than it is to consult their husbands,
who generally know too little about 1 lie men
they support. The time has come in ihis
country when everyone must protect his own
pocket book. And just how a legislator votes
alter lie gets into office has a lot to do
with the pocket book. So this new move to put
1he candidate on record bears on its. face
the mark of a mighty good thing; a thing
entitled to attention in litis community the
same as in anv other.
Employment Agency I
j for Idle Money
"rit stocks and bonds department
might ile termed an employment
agency for money. We see that mon
ey of our clients is put to work and
that the clients Ret the wages.
AVe can find good jobs for many
dollars jobs where the dollars will
be safe and where the wagrs paid
are good. We'll be glad to recom
So to serve that wo may continue,
Mme. TAMAKI MIURA
Renowned Japanese prima donna and greatest dra
matic figure on the operatic stage of two continents
"The World's Greatest Butterfly"
Lihue Parish House - Saturday, Sept. 2, 8 P. M.
Makaweli Community House, Mon., Sept. 4, 8 P. M.
Reserved Seats, $3.00
General Admission $2.00
Madame Miura will include in her program at both concerts selections from
Puccini's "Madame Butterfly," the opera in which she established
her claim to the world's admiration
The Bank of Hawaii Ltd.
B AX KIN a HOURS :
9 A. M. TO 3 P. M.
Dr. T. L. Morgan
Office on Wm. Hyde Rice Premi$ei
TRAVELING MEN and
Rates per Week: $17.50, $25,
$30, and $35
Rates per Month: $65, $75,
$85 and $120
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar
Haiku Sugar Company.
Maui Agricultural Company.
Hawaiian Sugar Company.
Kahuku Plantation Company.
McBryde Sugar Company.
Kauat Railroad Company.
Kahulul Railroad Company.
Kauai Fruit & Land Company.
FOR ALL AUTOMOTIVE EN
GINES, including TRUCKS and
WHAT SPAItKOGAH WILL
IJO FOR YOUK KNU1NK:
Increase power up to 37ro
Make operation more flexible.
Increase hill climbing ability.
Save up to 35'-;, in gas.
Prevent carbon trouble.
Almost obviate valve grinding.
Reduce wear on coil and other
parts of ignition system.
FITS ALL SPARK PLUGS
ONE REQUIRED FOR
For, Sate by
J. H. CATTON
Not one of the thousands of employers who came to grief
as a result of the dishonesty of employees during the past
year suspected a dishonest streak when the men were hired,
if it had been suspected they would not have been hired and
there would have been no necessity for this ad.
Unless your employees are bonded, and bonded all the
time, you are in constant danger of a loss which may bes
large enough to cripple you financially. Would it not be
(he better part of economy to spend a few dollars a year for
bonding your employees than to run the everlasting, nerve
racking risk of losing hundreds, perhaps thousands.
TRUST CO., LTD.
Don't be Discouraged
Because you have not been
able to save in the past, but
make up your mind today to save
some definite part of all
The saving habit has brought
independence to others, and
it will do as much for you.
Acquire the saving habit and
slick to it.
Our savings department will
THE BANK OF BISHOP & CO., LTD.
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This is an inexpensive enamelled floor covering which
has qualities peculiarly its own. The enamel is baked onto
1he surface till it is a part of Ihe material, just like Ihe en
amel on a high class automobile.
If it is kept waxed to preserve the surface it will wear
for years. It will wear wonderfully well anyhow.
We will send samples and estimates.
If you will send a plan of your floor with the correct
dimensions of angles and jogs we will send the PABCOLIN
all cut ready to put in place.
This splendid inexpensive floor covering is only one
dollar a square yard.
LEWERS & COOKE, LTD.
109-171 Southing St., P. (). Box 21)30, Honolulu
of course - -
Hawaiian Kona is the Best
We don't need to tell you
that. Just wanted you
to form the good habit
of asking your grocer for
Kona Coffee with the red
label in one pound packages-
or five pound cans.
THE CHOICE OF THE PICK
How Fast Can
You Pump Gas?
yillCX a motorist stops for gasoline he usu
ally wants it in a hurry. If you have a Mil
waukee gasoline pump you can give him i'if
leen gallons a minute. This is just one of the
many handy features of the Milwaukee. There
is. for insl ance, a little valve that drains the
Jiosc when pumping stops and saves yon much
waste. If you want the gasoline business in
your district, get a Milwaukee.
Honolulu Iron Works Co.