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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY,
MAY 8, 1915.
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Importers & Dealers
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JOYMENT. THE STORE WILL BE OPEN
DAILY, EXCEPT SUNDAY
6:30 a. m. to 11:15 p. m.
Sunday, 8 a. in. to 12 m.;-5 p. ni. to 8:30
MAUI PATRONS ARE INVITED TO CALL,
LEAVE THEIR PACKAGES AND USE THE
BENSON, SMITH & CO., Ltd.
THE REXAL STORE
Fort and Hotel
Island Orders Promptly Shipped
To Reach the
take any public conveyance at wharf
and say 'Blaisdell Hotel" to driver.
No expense to you for the ride.
At the Blaisdell Hotel, center of
town, you will find everything light,
bright and clean.. Every nook and
corner free from dust. Service prompt
and polite. (Apply for monthly rates.)
Every Room an
C. D. Lufkin, Ctishier
A LOW HEEL, WELT PUMP.
COMMON fiENSl; HEEL WITH SILK
RHiBON DOW. '
BLACK VICI KID $3.50
BLACK GUN METAL CALF. .. .$3.50
PATENT COLT $1.00
and We Pay the Freight.
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Room with detached bath
and showers, $1 for one
person, $1.50 for two and
Room with private bath
and showers, $1.50 for one
person, $2 for two and up.
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FARMING AND FARM PROGRESS
Things Being Done and Attempted in the Agricultural Field.
Well Taken Care Of
Money for Building and for Running
Expenses Provided by Legislature
New Sweet Potato in Demand.
The legislature has provided- $14,400
with which to erect a suitable build
ing on a government lot near the
market set aside ior the purpose, Bny
A. T. Longley, superintendent of the
Territorial Marketing Division, in re
porting on the work of the division.
Work on the building will start as
soon as plans can be drawn and con
tracts let. In addition to the building
$1000 a month, for the two years be
ginning July 1, 1915, has been provid
ed for runnine expenses, and a revolv
ing fund of $7500 to be used as work
With all these Improvements in
working order there should be in
crease in the efficiency of the divi
sion and In the amount of produce
There has been practically no
change in the market dining the
week. Eggs have advanced, due to
scarcity and heavy doniand. 1'ork and
beef remain at the same price. Beef
is plentiful, and shipments of hogs
from the other islands are very ligiit,
due to an oversupply on Oahu.
Large quantities of good tomatoes
have been received. Many of these
were too ripe and could not be sold
in time to prevent much los3.
Sweet Potatoes and Peanuts.
Madelia sweet potatoes from Kaua'
are Increasing in popularity, and
planters are now getting cuttings of
this variety through the division.
Due to large stocks of Japanese pea
On the Other Islands
George H. Rice of Honolulu will be
given a license by the board of agrl
culiure, to gather the fallen kukul
nuts in the Palolo forest leserve and
on other government lands near Hono
lulu. Mr. Rice is planning an oil mill
Kukui oil Is worth about the same
price as linseed oil and there is said
to be a fair profit in its extraction.
Mr. Rice will pay the government one
dollar per ton for all nuts gathered on
Guilty of. Dynamite Outrage.
The jury in the case of A. de la
Cruz, charged with sending a bag con
taining two sticks of dynamite down a
flume to the Papaikou Mill, with the
intent to wreck the mill, brought In a
verdict of guilty last week. The case
was hard fought ,and occupied nearly
Volney A. Driver, well-known In Ho
nolulu and on Hawaii, died In Kona,
Hawaii, April 12, from tuberculosis.
Interment was at Kealakekua.
Robber Gang Sentenced.
"Bert" Bowers was sentenced to
serve three and one half years, and
Henry B. Lewis two years, for their
connection with the Honolulu opium
"badger" game. J. J. McGrath, an
other of the gang, who broke Jail last
week, has not yet been apprehended.
John T. Scully got a suspended sent
ence of 13 months, presumably be
cause he had turned state's evidence.
Juniors Play Two
Great Games Sunday
Haikus Win in Ten Innings From Cubs
Waikapus and Chinese Play Pit
chers flame 2 to 0 Favoi Wai
Standing of Teams.
P. W. L. Pet.
Haikus 3. 2 1 .667
Chinese 3 2 1 .667
Cubs 3 1 2 .338
Waikapus 3 1 2 .333
Much interest centers in the Junior
games at this part of the series, as it
is seen by the games of last Sunday
In a ten-inning game and a 2 to 1
The ten-inning game was played in
the morning at 10:30 o'clock by the
Haikus and Cubs, and the former de
feated their opponents by the score
of 7 to 6. Excellent plays and much
excitement were features of this
The Haikus used two pitchers while
the Cubs depended upon Keehu alone
to deliver the goods. In the ninth inn
ing the score was 6 to 6, and a home
run in the 10th by Paoa won the game
for the pine pickers.
The other game was played by the
Waikapus and Chinese. This was the
fastest game that was ever played by
the league. The Waikapus scored
their first run in the 7th, when Scholtz
pulled oft' a hit to right, sending Free
man in, and the second run came in
on the ninth by a hit again made by
The Chinese failed to send a man
over the plate during the game but
they nearly succeeded when one man
was caught at the plate by a throw
from left field. The Chinese made
more hits than the Waikapus, and had
thefe hits been timely, the victory
would have been theirs. The game
ended 2 to 0 in favor of the Waikapus.
nuts, it Is difficult to place local pea
nuts at the present time. If there was
a regular Bupply of local product, prop
erly cleaned and graded, they could
easily be disposed of at good prices
Peanuts mane good crops In many sec
tions of the islands. Write to the Ha
waii experiment station for the Vulle
tin on peanuts and plant a small area.
Pineapples, both ripe for local con
sumption and green for shipping, have
been scarce. The only green fruit
shipped by the division during the
past two weeks was grown and pack
ed by the Haiku Farmers' Association
Onions a Glut.
Island onions are plentiful and
cheap, with little prospect of the price
advancing. Due to lack of sufficient
rainfall, a great many of the onions
are undersized. During May the army
will use the local onions. This will
help local producers to disposei of
To cut down the cost of keeping a
large number of petty accounts, ithas
been decided that all small orders of
seed and produce will be filled only
on a strictly cash basis from now on.
All mail orders should be accompan
ied by money order or stamps.
Grass Fertilizer For Pines.
The Hawaii Preserving Company
has been given a license to cut grass
in the Ewa forest reserve. The green
grass ' is to be used as fertilizer on
the company's pineapple fields at Wa
ll la wa.
Pigeon Peas As Food.
The pigeon pea which Is grown to
some extent in Hawaii as a wind
break around cotton and pineapple
fields is one of the chief food crops
of India. The peas are eaten in all
stages of growth, green and ripe. The
leaves and young growth makes good
cattle feed. The twigs are used for
thatch and the stalks as fuel. Advertiser.
Money Available for
Work Expected to Begin Yery Soon
Preparatory to Opening New Tract
Bazaar Success in Spite of Rain
MAKAWAO, May 5. House Bill
No. 324, intioduced by Representative
Garcia, calling for an appropriation of
$15,000 for the construction of roads
through the new homesteads in Maka
wao passed the legislature. Active
work is expected to begin oh these
roads very soon.
Bazaar and Luau Great Success.
In spite of the bad weather that pre
vailed, the Feast of St. Joseph, at the
Makawao Catholic Church, a week ago
Sunday, was well attended, a good
number of people coming from out
side districts. In the services Father
Anthanasiu was assisted by Father
Justin, Father Charles and Father
Ambrose. The free luau was appre
ciated by all, and great credit is due
Mr. Joseph Freitas for making it the
most successful luau ever held In Ma
kawao. The Paia string quintette furnished
Last Sunday, April 25, Mr. Louis
Freitas of Makawao, and Miss Jernie
Ventura of Kokomo, were married at
the St. Joseph's Church, Rev. Father
Anthanasius tying the nuptial Knot.
A Needed Improvement.
The county .is building a foot brid?e
sinular to those in the Hana district,
across the gulch near Xokomo. Thia
is a greatly needed improvement, for
in rainy weather the children going t.
fichool, and the people going to church
on Sundays, had to wade a stream of
water, knee to watst deep.
replaced prompt and accurate work
Factory on premises.
Special lenses ground to order, in
cluding TORIC and KRYPTOK forms.
A. N. SANF0RD
Boston Building, Fort Street
It was a pitchers' battle between Ed
Wills, the new pitcher of the Waika
pus, and Equing, the Filipino wonder.
Both of them deserve credit.
The scores by Innings are as fol
Runs ..4 2012000 9
Inn. .1 2
Runs 0 0
8 9 10
0 0 1-7
0 0 19
Inn. .1 2
Runs 0 0
Hits .1 1
5 6 7
0 2 0
Inning .12 3
Runs ..0 0 0
Hits. ..0 0 0
Inning .12 3
Runs ..0 0 0
Hits. ..10 0
Honolulu Wholesale Pro
duce Market Quotations
blued By the Territorial Marketing
Division, April 29, 1915.
PUTTER nnd E0G9.
Good demand for tub butter. Island eggs not
plentiful. Price advancing.
Island tu!i butter lb 28 to 3D
Fresh Island eggs, dozen 35
Duck Eggs, doz 83
Good demand for fat young poultry.
Broilors, 8 to 3 lbs., lb 37 1-8 to .40
Young roosters, lb 3ft to .40
Hens, good condition, lb 85 to .87 1
Turkeys, lb 85
Ducks, Muscovy, lb : 85 to .30
Ducks, Pekln, lb 8ft to .30
Ducks, Hawaiian, doz 5.40
VEGETAULKS and PRODUCE.
Beans, string, green, lb 01 to .03
" " wax, lb 01 i s to .02
Beans lima in pod. lb 03 to .03 1-8
" Maul Red, cwt 4.00
" Cnllco, cwt 3.00
" Small Whites, cwt 4 00
Peas, dried, cwt 3.75
Beets, doz. bunches 30
Carrots, doz. bunches 40
Cabbage, bag 90 to 1.00
Corn, sweet, 100 ears 8.00
" Hawn. small yellow...; (none in Mkt
" largo yellow (none in Mktj
Peanuts, small, lb 08
" largo, " 05 1-3
Onion, Bermuda, lb 01 3-4 to .08
Onions, Portuguese, lb 08
Green peppers, boll, lb 05
Green peppers, Chile, lb 05
Potatoes, Islund, Irish lb. Now 02 to .02 1-2
" Bwcot ewt 85 to 1.00
Taro, wet land, cwt 1.25
" bunch is
Tomatoes, lb 02 to .02 1-2
Green Peas, lb 06 to .08
Cucumbers, doz 30 to .35
Alligator pears, doz 50 to 1.2
Bananas, Chinese bunch 20 to .50
" cooking, bunch 7ft to 1.00
Broadfrutt, doz 40 to .50
Figs, 100 85 to 1.00
Grapes. Isabella, lb 10
Oranges, Hawaiian, none In Mkt
Limes, 100 75 to 1.00
Pineapples. cwt ,o to l.ig
Strawberries, lb ia 1-2
Watermelons, each 8S to .75
Pohas, lb 10
Papaias, lb 01 3-4
Water lemons 100 60
Beef, Cattle and snoop are not bought at live
weights. They are taken by the moat com
panies, dressed and paid tor by weight, dressed.
Hogs, up to 150 lbs., 10 to .10 1-2
" 150 lbs., and over 08 to .10
Steers, No. 1, lb 14 1-2
Steers, No. 2, lb 13 1-2
Kips, lb 14 1-2
Sheep Skins, each 10 to .20
Goat Skins, white, each 10 to .30
Boef, lb 10 to .11
Veal, lb II to .11 13
Mutton, lb II to .13
Pork, lb 15 to .16
The following aro quotations on feed f. o. b.
Corn, largo yollow, ton 41.00 to 43.00
Corn, small yellow, ton 41.50 to 43.50
Corn, cracked ton 41.60 to 42 50
Barloy, ton 32.50 to 34.00
Bran, ton 32.50 to 33.00
Scratch food, ton 45.50 to 47.00
Oats, per ton 41.50 to4i.00
Wheat, ton 40.00 to 50.00
Middlings, ton 40.00 to Mi
Hay, Wheat, ton 84.00 to 28.00
" alfalfa, ton 23 00 to 83 50
Alfalfa meal, ton 23.00 to 83.50
Cut for quality
made f or the Man's
and good appear
ance. SPECIAL AGENCY
REGAL SHOE STORE
$7, $7.50 and $8.00 Parcel Post
VICTOR TALKING MACHINES
VICTROLAS AND RECORDS.
Our New Collection or
"FAMOUS HAWAIIAN SONGS"
is just out. Price $1.50.
Bergstrom Music Co., Ltd.
1020-2i Fort St. Honolulu, T. H.
Betides the famous REGAL
SHOES, we also sell the Nettle
ton Shoes for Men ($7) and the
Wichert & Gardiner Shoes for
Women.. Either of these brands
are sure to give absolute satis
faction. Regal Shoe Store
The Footograph System assures
your getitng the correct size,
your getting the correct size.
THE HOME OF THE
Stein way and Starr
We have a large stock of
Inside Player Pianos
at fair prices and easy terms.
We take old pianos In exchange.
Thayer Piano Co., Ltd.
THE CRATER HOUSE
THE VOLCANO IS VERY ACTIVE.
OUR AUTO MEETS ALL
BOATS AT HILO.
RATES: $3.50 per day.
$20.00 per week.
A. T. SHORT,
LODGE MAUI, No. 984, A. F.&A.M
Stated meetings will be held at
Masonic Hall, Kahulut, on the first
Saturday night of each month at
73:0 P. M.
Visiting brethren are cordially in
vited to attend.
BEN WILLIAMS, R. W. M.
AUTO fOR HIRE
Comfortable and stylish 1914 Cadillac
7-Seater. at your service. Rates
reasonable. King up
NUNES, Paia : : Tel. 205
James C. Toss, Jr.,
ALOHA LODGE NO. 3 KNIGHTS
Regular meetings will be held at the
Knights of l'ythius Hall, Wailuku, on the
second and fourth Saturdays of each
All visiting members are cordially in
vited to attend
R. J. WALSH, C. C.
H. A. HANSKN, K. R. & S.