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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 191 S.
Telegraph News of the Week.
BERLIX, February 18. The press sees further international com
plications in the Orient as a result of China's demands. Racial catas
trophe is predicted.
LOXDOX, February 18. Great Britain has closed every avenue
of food supply of Germany that has remained open. This is reply of
Downing street to Kaiser's submarine threat, llere shipping agencies
are as active as usual.
Berlin plans to deport live million Germans to save f(xd. W ork
of British navy is efficient. Sacrifices will be made to keep Austria
and Germany from a food supply and thus end war.
Kaiser is returning from East Prussia to Heligoland to conduct
activities of submarine raiders.
XEW YORK, February 18. Produce exchange statistician says
United States does not face wheat famine. Could export 123.000,000
bushels and then supply home demands till new harvest.
WASHIXGTOX, February 18. Lord Gray's reply to Secretary
Bryan, says American trade is not hampered, and justifies detention of
ships. Denies that such detention has caused falling off in our export
Bernard Backer, of Baltimore, says he never suggested to McAdoo
purchase of German ships, lie appeared before investigating committee
WASHIXGTOX, February 18. State Department is in receipt of
authentic list of Tokio's demands on China, which in some ways are
not compatible w ith preservation of peace in Orient.
1IOXOLULU, February 18. Filipino who ran amuck captured
Proposal made to unite agricultural board, College of Hawaii, and
Experiment Station. Plan was discussed in chamber of commerce.
BERLIX, February 17. Russian 10th army has been defeated in
Mizurran lake region losing 50,000 soldiers taken prisoners and much
artillery. Russian invaders East Prussia defeated at most points, and
only nmnants of army escaped after nine days battle. Enemy then
pursued east Suawalki and Augustown.
PETROGRAD, February 17. Teutons have smashed way into
Poland and Suvvalki advancing across extreme eastern border of East
Prussia. Yon llindenberg's army again in contact with Russians in nor
then Poland. Germans have driven their legions to within 20 miles
of Warsaw and are driving ahead. Main fighting has been in vicinity
Augustown, a Russian center.
BERLIX. February 17. Fuller reports East Prussia, shows Slavs
badly whipped. Eleven full positions of Russians defeated by Germans.
Rumors of immense German losses declared ridiculous.
WASHIXGTOX, February 17. Democratic senators and repre
sentatives agree that ship purchase bill will go before President for
signature before end of week or will be dead for this session.
Canadian government asks L'nited States to place guard on border
to prevent attempts to damage propirty.
XEW YORK, February 17. Another cache opium found on
steamer Frankouth. Said to have $30,000 worth concealed. Captain
BORDEAUX. Feburay 16. Madam Sarah Bernhardt, who is in
hospital suffering from injury recently sustained on stage, reported in
unchanged condition. Xo operation yet performed.
AMSTERDAM, February 16. Emphatic warning of the United
States made in reply to German proclamation of submarine warfare
on merchant vessels, drawing chorus of praise from newspapers.
ROTTERDAM, February 1ft. Germany determined to carry out
her announced plans to begin submarine war on British commerce Feb
ruary 18. Chamber of Commerce of this city received following warn
ing from German chancellor von Betham llollweg: "In most cases
submarines will be unable to distinguish between British and neutral
ships in war zone. Germans cannot regard British merchantmen as
unarmed or entitled to warning because merchantment are often equip
ped with guns. Germany is resolved to pursue her course until neutral
nations force England to abandon blockade of food stuffs consigned to
ROME, February 16. More earthquake shocks have damaged
villages and wrecked buildings throughout central Italy. Sections of
kingdom facing severe floods.
STOCKHOLM, February 16. Xorway, Sweden and Denmark
preparing joint note to be sent to Germany concerning rights of neutral
LOXDOX, February 16. Unable to secure satisfaction from
Porte, Greek minister has left Constantinople.
LOXDOX, February 16. Reported recall German envoy from
United States is denied.
Western zone is again active.
Twenty-four English aviators visited Ostend and other towns in
Flanders, inflicting great damage on German depots. Railway bridge
wrecked and Zeppelin sheds destroyed.
Berlin claims French lost ground. France claims Germans are
being reduced by French artillery.
WASHIXGTOX, February 16. General Edwards reports one
person killed as result of Panama riots. 'Americans were unarmed and
were fired upon by Panama police.
NEW YORK, February 16. Four American vessels are due to be
in war zone when Germany's proclamation becomes effective Thurs
day. Decisive test of Germany's attitude may be made immediately.
PITTSBURG, February 16. For humanitarian reasons electro
steel companies refuse to fill British orders for $4,000,000 of dropped
WASHIXGTOX, February 16. British have notified State De
partment that it will remove passengers and crew from vessels when
found they are citizens of enemy's country.
WASHIXGTOX, February 16. Charterers of Wilhelmina have
furnished State Department with proof that cargo was intended for
Belgian sufferers. Proof forwarded to Ambassador Page for presenta
tion Downing street.
SAX FRAXCISCO, February 16. Eighty tons of food stuff for
Samoans leave on Sonoma.
ROME, February 15. Germany to offer heavy inducements for
securing Italy's entrance in war as Teuton's ally.
AMSTERDAM, February 15. The Montag Zeitung, Berlin, edi
torial today asks what harm America can do Germany if show-down
comes on recent American warning against submarine attacks on Amer
ican ships. Says American has no army and its fleet dare not approach
any closer than England. Expulsion of German-Americans from Amer
ica would ruin United Stales. America's threats too ridiculous for
Germany to take seriously.
LOXDOX, February 15. Explaining recent conference of lead
ing officials, Lloyd George told House of Commons today Allies expend
itures first year amounts to $2,000,000,000, England's share being the
largest. England could finance war for live years, France three, Rus
sia stands in different position. Joint loan decided against for these
LOXDOX, February 15. Foreign office definitely announced to
day if Wilhelmina's food cargo is diverted to Belgium, decision send
intr vessel on to a prize court will be abandoned. Othewise case must
Le passed upon by court.
OTTAWA, February 15. Late last night Premier Borden re
ceived notification that a numbre of bi-planes had been seen passing
over Brocouille destined for capital. Were property of Germany or
German sympathisers in United States, bent on destroying buildings
here. All lights ordered out. 20,000 people out watching for air
LOXDOX', February 15. Emperor Willtelm has asked Ambassa
dor Gerald to meet him in audience in field at eastern headquarters,
Entered of Record
AMER St'UAR CO, Ltd, to U S of
America; 19 100 A land, Kaunaka
kai, Moloka' Nov 25, 1913. $J.
WAILVKU UNION CHURCH to Con
gregational Church Rullillng Socie
ty; pes lartd, rents, -etc, Watluku,
Maul. Nov 13, 1914. $2500.
WA1LUKU UNION CHURCH to ( r.n
gregatlonal Church Dulldlng Socie
ty, pes land, rents, etc, Watluku,
Maul. Nov 13, 1914. $2500.
Bill of Sale.
E R DEVINS, Tr In bankruptcy for
K Agrna to M. Urada; lnt in lease
hold, bldgs, etc, Maul. Jan 22, 1915.
Those Who Travel
Per Btr. Mauna Kea, Feb. 17. T. A.
Cooper, R. E. Bond, H. B. Weller, J-
P. Foster, A. W. Morris, H. H. Taylor.
Tcr str. Mauna Loa, Feb. 15. C. F.
Dailey, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Penhallow,
Mrs. Rodgers, D. T. Fleming, J. P.
Foster, L. Weinzheimer, B. J. Guer
rero, V. 11. Byrnes.
Per str. Claudine, Feb. 13. E. S.
Moseley, C. B. Gage, Mrs. Streubeuk,
Mrs. Lora Ayres, Miss Ayres, Mrs.
Wescoat, Misses Westcoat (4), D.
Brown, A. F. Tavares, A. Garcia, Mrs.
Edwards, Miss Do Rego, Mrs. Julia
Kuilu, Miss M. Muhlwa, Mrs. C. A.
Beall, Miss Beall, C. A. Franz, A. F.
Dodge, H. S. Truscot, Miss E. S. Dod
ge, Miss F. H. Partridge, J. L. Coke,
A. R. Jackson, H. A. Baldwin, Mrs. H.
A. Baldwin, Mrs. Rundwltch, H. How
ell, C. J. Schoening, A. A. Wilson, P.
Lada, F. Hutehins, A. Adams, VV. W.
Goodale, F. H. Castle, Mrs. Castle and
servant. Miss Castle, Miss Dillingham,
Mrs. W. F. Dillingham and servant,
Mr. and Mrs. Lamed, Mr. Ilanan.
Per str. Likelike, Feb. 13. Mrs. H.
M. Lyon, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Yamada,
Mr. and Mrs. E. Ah Nee, Mrs. I Hashi
moto, Mr. and Mrs. T. T. Greig, Mas
ter Greig, D. B. Murdock, Mrs. C. B.
Makee, Mrs. Schmidt, M. H. Drum
mond, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Coney, Mrs.
Yokomoto, Mrs. J. P. Meyer, Miss
Shayner, Mrs. Glaiser, W. S. Clarke,
Miss B. Dwigbt, F. E. Thompson, Mrs.
Yoshimoto, A. Horner, C. M. Thurston,
S. Kaulili, Yokomoto, H. C. Carter.
Per str. Mauna Kea, Feb. 12. R. E.
Bond, J. H. Busher, J. B. BlacksBear,
. M. Cristy, Geo. Webb, wife, child
and maid, P. C. Pryor and wife, Guy
Hitner and wife, J. McGinnls, C.
Thompson, R. M. Barnett, E. Nanizea,
Miss H. Carew, Miss Van Tassell, J.
Frazer and wife, B. Chapman, R. Mc
Kenzie, H. A. Castle, C. Thornton. R.
8. West, K. Makekau, Rev. L. B. Kau-
meheiwa, Wm. Green, Geo. J. O'Neill,
H. H. Williams, Miss I. Pestano, M.
Pestano, Mrs. Wright and 2 children,
Mrs. G. Richardson, P. Goodness, E.
vValaholo and wife, D. K. Kahaulelio,
Mrs. J. Garcia.
THE NEXT MAILS.
Mails are due from the following
points as follows :
San Francisco Sonoma, Feb. 22, Ma-
noa, Feb. 23, China, Fet). 27.
Yokohama Per Nippon Maru, Feb. 23.
Australia Per Ventura Feb. 25.
Vancouver Per Niagara, Feb 24.
Mails will depart for the following
points as follows:
San Francisco Per Nippon Maru,
Feb. 23, Wilhelmina, Feb. 24, Ven
tura, Feb. 25.
Yokohama Per China, Feb. 27.
Australia Per Sonoma, Feb. 22.
Vancouver Per Ventura, Feb. 25.
(Mails subject to correction on ar
rival of ships.)
POPULATION OF JAPAN.
According to the late census the
total population of Japan, excluding
Formosa, Chosen, Kabafuto, Kantung
leased territory, men in the Imperial
army and navy, and prisoners, was
64,843,083 on December 31 of last
year. There were ten cities that had
a population of over one hundred
thousand. Tokyo's population was
then 2.033.300 and Osaka's 1.387,266.
Honolulu Wholesale Pro
duce Market Quotations
limed By the Territorial Marketing
Division. Feb. IS, 1915.
Fancy Island 45
Island tu! 30
Island eggs more plentiful, price dropping.
Frosh Island, per dozen SS to .33
California Kinch, per case
Duck Egg, doz 87 l-
Capons, lb 35 to .37 1-8
Broilers S to 3 lbs . Ib .35 to .37 -18
Young roosters, per lb 30 to .35
Hens, good condition, per lb 25
Turkeys, lb 30 to 35
Ducks, Muscovy, lb 25 to .30
Ducks. Pekln, Ib 25 to .30
Ducks, Hawaiian, doz 0.25
Vegetables and Produce.
Beans, string, green, perjlb 03 1-4
" " wax, ;ib i.... 04
UoanH, llmaln pod. lb 03 to .03 1-2
Maul Red, per cwt 4.00
Calico, per cwt 3.00
Small Whites, per ewt 4.00
Dry Peas, per owt 8.75
Beets, per doz. bunches 30
Cabbage, bag. 50
Carrots, per doz. bunches 30
Corn, sweet, per 100 ears t.00 to 2.25
Corn, Hang, small yellow 38.00 to 40.00
Corn, large yellow 30.00 to 38.00
Cucumbers, doz 30 to .50
Peannts, large, per lb 05
" small, " 05 I -2
Onions, Portuguese, bunch 10
Green peppers, bell, lb 09
Green peppers, Cblle. lb 05
Potatoes, Island, Irish 01 1-1 to .02 1-2
EggPlant, doz , 10 to. 15
Sweet potatoes, native varieties,
per cwt Market overstocked SC to .83
Taro, wet land variety, per owt. . . . 1. 10
Taro, bunch , 16
Tomatoes, lb 04 to .05
Green Peas, lb 07 to .10
Hogs, up to 150 lbs, per lb 1 1 to . 1 1 1-2
Hogs, 150 lbs. and over, per lb 08 to .11 1-2
There Is good demand for hides.
Steers, No. 1, lb 14 1-2
Steers, No. 2, lb 13 1-2
Kips, lb KM
Sheep Skins 10 lo .20
Goat Skins, white 10 to .30
Alligator pears, doz none In market
Bananas, Chinese bunch 36 to .80
Bananas, cooking, bunch 75 to 1.00
Breadfruit, per doz 30 to .40
Figs, 100 75 to. 85
Grapes. Isabella, lb 10 to .11
Oranges, Hawaiian, scaroe 1.25
Limes, per 100 60 to .85
Pineapples, doz 40 to .60
Strawberries, scarce, lb. 20
Watermelons, each 65 to .85
Pohas, per lb , 08 to .10
Papains, per lb 01 8-4 to .02
Beef, lb n to .12
Veal, lb 12to,J3 1-2
Mutton, lb 11 to .12
Pork, lb l to .17
The following are quotations on feed f. o. b.
Corn, small yellow, ton 4 1.00 to 42.00
Corn, large yellow, ton 40.00
Corn, cracked 42.50
Barley, per ton 38.50
Bran, per ton 37.00
Scratch food, ton 47.00
Oats, per ton 43.00
Wheat, ton, shorts 57.00 to 58.00
Middlings, per ton 43.00 to 48.00
Hay, Wheat, per ton 23.00 to 28.00
Hay, alfalfa, ton 23 00
Alfalfa meal, ton 23.00
MATSON NAVIGATION CO.
26$ Market Street, San Trancisco, California.
FREIGHT AND PASSENGER
San Francisco Hawaiian Islands Pugel Sound
Cp,fflpf' Leave PUOBT tfOL.ND Hnwallan llnd Arrive Vny.
JlcaillCl g, p. Arrive Leave Arrive Leave 8. P. INo.
fLurlino . . Jan. 5 Jan. 12 Jan. 19 Jan. 27 79
Wilhelmina Jan. 13 Jan. 19 Jan. 27 Feb. 2 65
Hilonlan . Jan. 14 Jan. 17" Jan. 23 Feb. 1 Feb. 10 Feb. 2 65
Manoa . .. Jan. 19 Jan. 26 Feb. 2 Feb. 10 84
Matsonia . . Jan. 27 Feb. 2 Feb. 10 Feb. 16 14
fLurllne . . v Feb. 2 Feb. 9 Feb. 16 Feb. 24 80
Hyades . . Feb. 4 Feb. 7 Feb. 13 Feb. 23 Mar. 3 Mar. 13 51
Ente prise Feb. 6 Feb. 14 Feb. 24 Mar. 5 120
Wilhelmina Feb. 10 Feb. 16 Feb. 24 Mar. 2 G6
Manoa . . . Feb. 16 Feb. 23 Mar. 2 ' Mar. 10 13
Matsonia . . Feb. 24 Mar. 2 Mar. 10 Mar. 16 15
Hilonlan . Feb. 25 Feb. 28 Mar. 6 Mar. 15 Mar. 24 Apr. 1 85
fLurline . . Mar. 2 Mar. 9 Mar. 16 Mar. 24 81
Wilhelmina Mar. 10 Mar. 16 Mar. 24 Mar. 30 67
Enterprise Mar. 13 Mar. 21 Mar. 31 Apr. 9 121
Manoa . .. Mar. 16 Mar. 23 Mar. 30 Apr. 7 14
Hyades . . Mar. 18 Mar. 21 Mar. 27 Apr. 6 Apr. 14 Apr. 24 52
Matsonia . . Mar. 24 Mar. 30 Apr. 7 Apr. 13 16
tLurline . . Mar. 30 Apr. 6 Apr. 13 Apr. 21 82
presumably with reference to neutral shipping. Holding up consular
letters may be included in conference talk. American note of warning
which aroused hostile comment may have inspired Emperor to ar
Two big battles are now under way on Russian front, it is be
lieved, or if army has not yet struck, it will within 24 hours.
Von Hindenberg has been defeated in Central Poland. Is now
gutting ready to attack Russians in province of Suawalki.
Slavs withdraw from East Prussia and report havoc and that
lluns nave captured Czars headquarters.
Large force of Turks led by Ottoman officers has advanced on
King Peter, of Servia. Italy may get into scrap. This means new
complications for Balkans.
LOXDOX, February 14. Wilson's policy towards Great Britain
described as weak, by semi-official papers of Berlin. Making cannons
day and night, at the same time praying for peace.. Breach of ncu
trality is what official papers say of note to Germany. Britain always
favored. Washington recipe for England appears to be: "Wash his
fur but don't wet his skin." There is quite a different recipe when Ger
many is concerned.
XEW YORK, February 15. Mayor Mitchell's food committee
recommends immediate embargo on wheat. This report forwarded to
Rockefeller Foundation will expend millions for relief of Belgians,
WASHINGTON, February 15. Administration Democrats and
filibustering Republicans during today unanimously passed resolution,
ordering Senate to invesigate charges shipping trust is lobbying against
snip purcnase Dill.
HONOLULU, February 15. Legislature may appropriate $25,000
to bring big congressional party to Hawaii, at close of present congress-
PORTS OF CALL.
To Honolulu and Ililo.
To Honolulu and Kabului.
S. S. Wilhelmina
S. S. Matsonia....
S. S. Manoa
S. S. Lurline
S. S. Erterprine to Hilo direct.
S. S. Hilonlan ) To all Hawaiian Ports via
S. S. Hyades j Puget Sound.
Lurline Sailing Jan. 5 1
Matsonia " Jan. 27
Manoa " Feb. 16 L
Wilhelmina " Mar. 10
Lurline " Mar. 30
Indicates that steamer carries combustibles (no passengers),
t Indicates that steamer carries Livestock to Honolulu and Kabului
SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Receive Freight for
Port Allen and
Sfimedable"'3(aliului Slailroad Co.
Daily Passenger Train Schedule (Except Sunday)
The following schedule went into effect June 4st, 1913.
5 23 3 2
L" Spreck- "A
A" clsville .h
h Hatna- "A
L.. Haiku ..A
50 9 00
3 45 5 48
A M P M
G 223 15
G 123 05
1. All trains daily except Sundays.
2. A Special Train (Labor Train) will leave Wailuku daily, except Sundays,
at 5:30 a. m., arriving at Kahului at 5:50 a. m., and connecting with
the 6:00 a. m. train for Puunene
3. BAGGAGE RATES: 150 pounds of personal baggage will be carried free
of charge on each whole ticket, and 75 pounds on each half ticket, when
baggage la In charge of and on the same train as the holder of the ticket.
For excess baggage 25 cents per 100 pounds or part thereof will be
For Ticket Fares and other information see Local Passenger Tariff I. C. C.
No. 8, or Inquire at any of the Depots.
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