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TI1E OARDfiN ISLAND TUESDAY, NOV. 21, 1922
The Garden Island Radio Column
By MIKE O'FARAD
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8TRAY WAVES
RADIO NEWS
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YOU CAN RELY ON GQODYEARS
Here, at the cross-roads of the Pacific, the
motoring conditions soon test the innermost
worth of a tire.
One hour, the motorist is spinning along a
smooth road that borders the sounding surf;
the next, he is forging along silent mountain
trails that try the endurance of the toughest
tread and the stoutest wall.
It is in service like this that Goodyear Cord
Tires give the very best account of the
strength that is in them.
Their All-Weather Tread, famous on every
roadway the world around, demonstrates a
tractive power and a non-skid quality that
insures swift headway and complete security.
Their special Goodyear construction of car
cass and tube enables them to resist the
hardest wear for thousands of miles.
Their rugged ability to take and withstand
punishment makes them the preferred tire
wherever driving conditions put a premium
on untroubled, dependable performance.
Your local Goodyear Dealer is a reliable
business man. Ask him what records Good
year Tires are making in Hawaii, and let
him tell you about the sincere Goodyear
Service behind these splendid tires.
Goodyear Means Good Wear
Lumber - Paints - Oils
Millwork of all Kinds
Building Materials
Plumbing Fixtures
Hardware
Cement
Merchandise Department
Kauai Railway Company
PORT ALLEN
P. O. Box 142
Phone 85 W
Don't Buy Rust
rVIMMXAUV iron will rust quickly. Thai
is because it contains iinjmrit it's thru
which rust works into its heart. Arm
ro Ingot Iron has the minimum of impuri
ties. It is guaranteed lllt.Sl per cent pure.
That means you don't buy rust when von
buy Arnno.
There is an Armco product for every pur
jiose where iron is used.
Honolulu Iron Works Company
Wholesale Distributors
Hello, friends of Radio Land!
Radio fans of Hawaii were ask
ed Inst Saturday evening by Rio
de Janerio, Brazil, to try and pick
up their high power broadcasting
station. No one seems to have been
successful this time.
But, we are glad Rio knows that
we hold many long distance receiv
ing records In Hawaii, but request
ing us to pick up their voice and
music from over 8000 miles away
was a little too much for us.
While tuning for Ilio the editor
succeeded in picking up a piano se
lection from 2X1, the General Elec
tric broadcasting station at Schenec
tady, New York, something like 7,
000 mllea away. Watch out, Bio,
we'll gft you yit.
Well, folks are you working for
the receiving set to be given away
by thi:i large and enterprising news
paper? The wivner will be a lucky
felli r. This little receiver picks up
Honolulu radiophone stations great
and the large stations on the coast.
Willie I am writing this, the Times
radiopl.one station of Los Angeles
is giving us a dandy concert. Won
derful singers, violin and orches
tra selections.
The Times station Is one of the
finest on the Pacific coast and giv
es you a wonderful program each
night. Folks better make that Xmas
present a radio set and listen In on
these artists playing for Radio Land.
They used to say that a good radio
amateur must have red hair, large
ears and a girl haters. No so any
more. If you have a good radio set
and can bring in those concerts
from Radio Land ,tho girls will like
you. Be sure and have an extra pair
of phones for her.
Some times we think it takes
queer stuff to fill this column, but
we like to tell you what we hear
out of the air, where to the oHmary
observer there Is nothing but clouds,
sunshine and sometimes rain and
things that fly.
If you can understand the wire
less code you get a bigger thrill to
hear the far off stations working.
We're going to run over into thu
next column and tell about a radio
bug.
A RADIO BUG
It looked almost human, In fact,
it looked like a boy well along In
his teens. Feverishly soldering and
resoldering numerous wires, It seem
ed to be assembling a number of
objects upon a shiny black panel,
all the time mumbling strange words
such as "Where's that rheostat?"
"I can't turn the condenser," and
mi on. Sometimes a sound that
seemed to signify Joy would be em
itted, and it would pause and survey
its work with a look of delight,
("nils to meals were Ignored, re
quests to go on errands were treat
ed in the same manner. Suddenly it
ceased operations and, in a voice
suppressed by emotion, exclaimed:
"Done! Gosh I hope It works." Wires
leading to batteries were quickly
connected and perched on the edge
of a chair with two round objects
adjusted over Its ears, began with
trembling fingers to turn and ad
just the various dials and kng)s on
the instrument. A look of incredi
ble wonder spreads over its face.
Then with eyes glowing with Jay
and success It leaps to its feet and
gives out a shout such as Columbus
might have uttered when he sighted
land. Whoops, its coming in great.
Music from KYZ two hundred miles
away. Someone singing from anth
er station. It begins to prance around
the room and its chest expanding
more and more.
Its identity is solved. It U Ra
dio Bug.
Hawaii is always up to the miu
ute with its radio. The Mutual sys
tem has installed a new tube C.W.
transmitting set in the main office
in Honolulu and your radio messages
are now received and ser.t from the
office in the center of Honolulu,
insuring speeding service.
A question that has been asked
more times than can be remember
ed, "You only have wireless here.
You don't have radio, do you?"
Folks ot Radio Land, don't be mis
led. The same apparatus la used to
receive what you term radio and
also by wireless. There is no dif
ference, both are the same. When
you use a radio or wireless set y u
arc using the . identical appctrntus
that the operators .use to receive
messages with. Your radio will pick
up wireless just as easily as the
radiophone.
WIRELESS
TAST HCCUKHTI INTEIHJLRNI JttVKS.
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5UNDR7 i.
SENATOR AKINm
MAY BE PRESIDENT
OF HAWAIIAN SENATE
Senator Ernest A. K. Akina, of
Kohala, is being mentioned in Ho
nolulu political circules as a posEi
bility for president of the senate.
As Charles Chillingworth's term has
expired it is thought possible that
the honor of weilding the pjnute
gavel will go to one of the ot'ir
islands, Oalni having held it fcr
many years.
It is said that Senator Lawrence
M. Judd and Senator R. W. Shingle
are both in a receptive mood but
Senator Charles Riee, Senator Steph
en Desha of Hilo and Senator John
Lucas of Oahu, do not want the
position.
VALUE OF PINEAPPLE
PACK THREATENS TO
OUTSTRIP THAT OF SUGAR
Pineapple production for Hawaii
this year has brought a gross in
come of $2,ouo,o(iu into the terri
tory, or nearly half the amount of
the sugar crop, which is estimated
at $".1,500,000. It is learned author
itatively that thu production of
pines amounted to $5,000,000 cases,
which sold in excess of $4 each cusj.
With the increased acreage thu.
is proposed to be set out to pine
apples, this output may be raised
by fifty per cent and if all other
projects eventuate, it is estimali d
that the pineapple may equal, or
outstrip sugar - romiction.
HYADES EXPECTED
LAST PART OF WEEK
The Matson steamer Hyades is
expected to arrive in Port Allen
the latter part of the week with a
general cargo ot freight for this
Island.
Eddie Fountain is wearing a hap
py smile and passing out the cig
ars. Yep, it's a boy. His name is
Edward Lanakila and he arrived on
Armistice Day.
Alexander
&
Baldwin
Limited
Sugar Factor
Commission Merchants
Insurance Agents
AGENTS FOR
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar
Company.
Haiku Sugar Company.
Paia Plantation.
Maui Agricultural Company.
Hawaiian Sugar Company.
Kahuku Plantation Company.
McBryde Sugar Company.
Houolua Ranch.
Kauai Railroad Company.
Kahului Railroad Company.
Kauai Fruit & Land Company.
PABCOLIN
This is au inexpensive enamelled floor covering which
lias qualities peculiarly its own. The enamel is baked onto
the surface till it is a part of the material, just like the 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.
lh'.s splendid inexpensive floor covering is only
dollar a square yard.
one
RADIOPHONE
The latest source of INSTRUCTION and
PLEASURE for the home
Get a Set and Listen
to the Mainland Concerts
We will gladly give you a
DEMONSTRATION
A complete stock of Receiving Seta now on
hand
, PRICES f75.00 UP
All guaranteed to bring in Honolulu Pro
grams. The better sets will bring in
programs from the big mainland
stations
Thone 110-L or the Wireless Station for fur
ther particulars. We are Kauai Agents
for the most satisfactory receiving
sets now on the market
The Kauai Telephonic Company
All S
nug
117HEN the hatches are battened down
and all is snug and dry below, it's
a graud and glorious feeling. And
that feeling lasts just as long as the water
stays on the outside of the ship.
The same grand and glorious feeling can
be yours if you put your faith in Certain
teed Roofing.
There's a roofing you can put on and .
forget. It stays on the job because it was
made to stay on the job.
That, in our opinion, is what roofing is
for.
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Hotel and Bethel Stats., Honolulu
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