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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 1917.
Big Prices Quoted
For Green Truck
Cabbage, Green Corn And S weet rota
toes Scarce Eggs Up Fat Poul
try I.n Demand Rice Advancing
Honolulu, January 8, 1917.
Island eggs are scarcer than la
week, and have advanced about 5c. a
dozen. ThP trade for poultry was so
Rood during (Iip holiday season that
thorp is practically no Islr.nd poultry
on the market now, and now Is the
time to nhtp in well-fattciv.'d stock.
The demand for dried Maui beans
of nil kinds is very pood, and the
prices are the highest on record. Dry
Island peas are also in great demand.
Cabbage has been bringing good pric
es for a longer period thr.n ever be
fore and is still selling at Tc. a pound,
and better. Sweet corn 's bringing
,rb high as $3.00 a hundred, the record
price. Rice advanced curing the
week, and after these quotations were
printed, Island rice jumped another
25c. a hundred. The adv ince is re
ported to be due to the short crop In
There have hppn vpry few sweet po
taloes in the market during the past
week, and the price has advanced. To
matoes are more plentiful, and are
falling off in price. Therr have been
very few changes In the fruit prices.
Limes are plentiful and Fell for 60c.
to ?100. Tapaias are still scarce and
sel'ing for lc. a pound.
The price of live hogs 1 as dropned
slightly. Dressed meats and hides
and feed rmain practically the, same
as last week.
A. T. LONGLEY,
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
Talk On Soil Management
Following a supper served by the
ladies of the community, an Interest
ing meeting of the Haiku Farmers'
Association was held last Saturday
evening in the Kuiaha tchoolhouse.
The meeting was attended by between
30 and 40 persons.
To Endorse Market Division
A committe was appointed to draft
a set of resolutions to be rresented to
the legislature, backing up the terri
torial marketing division, and oppos
ing any suggestion that the bureau be
President F. G. Krauss, of the or
ganization, delivered the first of a
series of talks on soil management,
which proved of much interest and
value. C. C. James supplemented the
address with a short discussion on
soil analyses. It is expected that
duringthe present yeara number of ad
dresses along these lines will be given
from time to time which should prove
of much practical value.
Those Who Travel
By str. Claudine, Jan. 6 Mrs. S.
Noda, Mrs. Jack Naken, Mr. and Mrs.
A. HuakinI, D. P. Lyer, D. Worthing
ton, Brother Robert, S. Naihe, Mrrs.
Oliveira, S. A. Baldwin, Mrs. M. K.
Keahokalole. Miss Keohokalole, Miss
L. Macfarlane, Miss Lanz, Miss M.
Kapple, Mrs. Young, Miss F. Jones,
H. Gooding Field, Miss J. Sugel, E.
D. Baldwin, W. Aki, C. Aki, Mrs.
Locey and infant, H. K. Inoda, C. S.
Burns, G. D. Crozier, Mrs. Takano, I.
''rtuiMt-, Ah Hu, II. B. Penhallow, Mr.
and Mrs. H. W. Rice, Miss W. A.
Wadsworth, A. R. Wadsworth, Mrs. R.
A. Wadsworth, Master Walker, Mrs.
J. S. Walker. W. O. Smith.
Bv str. Mikahala, January G C.
Mullertner, Miss F. Kim, Mr. and Mrs.
leorge P. Cooke, five children and
.aid, and five servants. Miss A.
looke, Miss V. Damon, Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. Cooke, seven children, maid and
hree servants, Mr. and Mrs. Rod
rigues, Miss B. Goodhue, Mrs. Chang
Tong and three children, Mrs. T. T.
Aeyer and two children, Mrs. E. Mc
Corristou, Miss M. Foster, Miss A.
Mever, Miss D. Meyer, Master D.
Meyer, Miss S. McCorriston.
By str. Mauna Kea, January 5 Mr.
and Mrs. L. L. Authwaite, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Gay and seven chldren,
Master Dixon, Clarence Baldwin, H.
B. Weller, C. A. Woode, R. A. Wads
worth, Frank Burns, David Kahana
moku, Sam Kaai, Kurosawa, A. Pom
bo, D. Culman, Mrs. W. B. Coale, Miss
Alida Buck, Miss Sutherland, B. A
St i gen, Frank Howps, E. Idlpr, George
F. Wright, Mrs. Naole, Master Naole,
Mrs. Kauhnahaa, Mrs. Reinhardt, Miss
De Pont, Miss L. Searle, Masuda, J.
Kahookele, S. Yamamoto, J. Korker,
J. Neddermeyer, J. McCrossen, K.
Thot, W. L. Giffard, M. Jongenell.
By str. Claudine, January 9 S. A.
Baldwin, Mrs. J. II. Robbins, Miss M.
M. Martin, C. E. Barter, W. C. Furtr,
T. Klokaba, William Wah, V. D. Doty,
C. JJBUmi, It. M. Talbott, E. W. Hul
tie, Mr. and Mrs. A. Cockett, Master
Correa, Mrs. Manuel G. Correa, Jr.,
Mrs. A. Estrella, Mrs. C. Cabral.
Bv str. Mauna Kea, January 8
Koga, S. Nakamoto, C. T. Wilder, W.
C. Wilder, II. A. Bruce, A. II. Case, Y.
Jvato, K. Yanagl, A. Silva, H. Stender,
Mr. and Mrs. S. Ota, Rev. and Mrs.
R. B. Dodge, Miss L. Downs, Henry
Baker, George Ah You, J. Kauhane,
W. Pogue, F. Pogue, II. Foster, J. R.
Silva, G. Moniz.
Stockholders Meeting of the Maul
Pineapple Company will be held on
Saturday, January 27th at ten A. M. at
(Dec. 22, 29, Jan. 5, 12, 19.)
PIRAEUS, GREECE, January 9 Entente ministers handed
Greeks 48-lionr ulitimatttm to consider note handed December 31.
WASHINGTON, January 9 Should House order formal in
quiry, Eawson will devulgc names of cabinet officer and senator in
gambling deal. Congressman pleaded in vain.
Ordiance and aircraft innovations designed on line developed by
belligerents. Authorize war and navy departments to buy Zeppelin type
craft. Mobile rifles on cars or tractors for coast defense.
Sheppard bill forbidding sale of intoxicants in district of Colum
bia passed Senate, 55 to 32.
NEW YORK, January 9 Harry Thaw arrested. Indicted by
grand jury for whipping a boy.
WASHINGTON, January 9 Railroaders virtually closed their
case in 8-hour hearing.
DENVER, January 9 Buffalo Rill grows weaker.
CHICAGO, January 9 Charges against Chief Ilealy, of police
continued 10 days. Workings of police graft believed revealed by lit
tle green book taken from Et. White which had list of alleged gambling
houses and other resorts in cryptic notations.
NEW YORK, January 10 Riga sector Russians recaptured is
lands of the Divna river north of Lake Habit. Teuton offensive re
pulsed with extremely heavy losses.
LONDON, January 10 Russian premier Prephoff has suddenly
resigned. Nothing definite. Presumed reverses in Roumania caused
German socialist, Philip Scheizmann flouts the idea that Germany
can demand settlement on basis of war map. "Germany forgets", he
said, "that she has lost all her colonies, her mercantile fleet, and all
British, French, and Japanese ships sunk.
American steamer Portland is waterlogged in the North . Sea.
abandoned. Crew safe.
BERLIN, January 10 Norwegian ship Lupus captured in North
Sea and taken to Hamburg. Was carrying contraband to Britain.
LONG BEACH, January 10 U. S. navy cancels contract for con
struction of 3 destroyers by California Shipbuilding Company, because
of strike troubles beginning last May and not yet settled.
NEW YORK, January 10 Investigation of Central Powers con
tinued. Berlin reports invader is moving eastward into Moldavia from
Transylvania Alps. Teutons take 5499 prisoners Petrograd admits
LONDON, January 10 Russians making enormus offensive in
Baltic region. Enormus quantities of men and guns. Other theaters
artillery is active, but infantry is doing little.
WASHINGTON, January 10 General misunderstanding on note
abroad. Expressly stated American attitude is not offering mediation
or proposing peace, but is merely asking what terms belligerents wish.
WASHINGTON, January 8 Farm loan board makes statement
that politics will be entirely eliminate from organization of the twelve
banks. There will be no plums to pick. Merit and efficiency to be only
consideration for appointees.
SAN FRANCISCO, January 8 Norwegian steamer Cuzco re
ported British auxilliary cruiser is patrolling in Pacific Reports being
held up and boarded off Lower California.
ROME, January 8 Lloyd George, Briand, and Italian premier,
ended conference here. Complete understanding established for future
coordination in effort for successful conclusion of war.
HONOLULU, January 7 National Guard beats the army team
7 to 0 in football, by foreward pass to 25-yard line. Correa, Ross and
uaaa ot the guard injured, lhree ribs broken and are in the hospital.
Governor treats. Strong and other notables attending.
Taylor proposes trans-pacific union, along lines of the Pan-American.
Hawaii, Alaska, Philippines, Guam, American and Samoa. Kuhio
asked to present bill for national backing of undertaking.
Great Northern has 490 booked ; 390, first cabin.
NEW YORK, January 7 Military situation, policy of Wilson re
garding Mexico, and lack of preparedness, bitterly criticized from
divergent angles, by advocates of preparedness at peace session, at
Republican Club on Saturday night. Chamberlain, of Oregon, assailes
border mobilization, wholly ineffective. Ford not present but telegraph
ed that army and navy as constituted for protection is misguided, in
efficient, and destructive. Wall street militarism is a menace. We
are opposed to expenditure of huge sums army and navy but are laying
foundation for ultimate result that all countries will lay down arms,
and war be rendered impossible. Lifting embargo on arms, withdrawal
of Pershing, send Fletcher to Mexico on peacefull mission to settle
Mexico difficulties. Early opinion.
Zamzrano, treasurer of defacto government, returns to Washington,
interviewing Wilson. On the other hand, representative reopens former
office of Villa. 1
British and French launch strong offensive on the western front,
North Somme and along Jhe Ancre, where according to official admis
sion of the German staff, Allies succeeded in pounding a fresh dent.
Berlin says vigorous artillery raging along the whole Somme front.
Allies have taken a number of trenches.
Germans report Balkans central uniformly successful, on Mol
davian sector, progressing slowly but steadily foreward. Russian resist
ance stiffens from Uzall to Gallatz. Centrals making small gains, storm
ed Bralla. Five more Rumanian towns captured in last few hours.
eRache Sereth river line, operating from two points.
Schwab says British bid for 16-inch projectiles, definite, but shells
as yet untested. Plan as government asset that manufacturers should
co-operate with government and always have ample supply of munitions.
WASHINGTON, January 7 Professor Frank W. Taussig, at
Harvard, accepted appointment on tariff commission, head of depart
ment of political economy.
COPENHAGEN, January 7 New Austrian cabinet already in
venous difficulties and is facing crisis, according to Vienna dispatch.
Berlin paper says government refused to grant home rule to Velitia.
As protest, President of Chamber of Deputies resigned.
LONDON, January 7 Norwegian steamer Fama sunk in war zone
according to Lloyds. Lord Buckmast said government should publish
all peace proposals received and reject none summarily.
LONDON, January 6 Rumanian oil wells captured with vast
stores of petroleum. Cars will arrive from Campania, where wells are
producing, within a week, according to telegram from Berlin.
LONDON, January 6 Selous, the famous lion hunter, who ac
companied Roosevelt hunting in 1909, killed in action in South Africa.
Berne, Switzerland is issuing 100,000,000 franc loan at 4 percent.
BERLIN, January 6 Official. Teutons stormed Russian defenses
in south Tretus Valley, Moldavian front. British penetrated German
trenches north of Ancre. Vigorous artillery action in the Somme.
Teutons reach Sereth.
OTTAWA, January 6 Bordon, minister of militia and prominent
lawyer, is dead.
HAVRE, January 6 General Weismans, chief of Belgium staff,
is dead from pneumonia contracted in the trenches.
WASHINGTON, January 6 American shipyards in 1916 produces
tonnage only twice exceeded in history. Constructed 1 163 ships. Lead
ing world with the exception of England.
Seven head reporters on Wall Street journals supplying information
to financial America, have been ordered to appear at leak investigation.
To bring ticker tape. Committee wishes to learn when agencies publish
ed President's note. Members of New York and Chicago stock ex
changes notified to preserve sales slips of Decmber twenty-third. Lans
ing and Tumulty appear Monday before House committee.
Secretary Daniels appealed to House naval committee to defeat
compromise legislation, giving claimants leases on navy petroleum fuel
reserve in California and Wyoming. Maintains that safety of nation
Maui Choral Club To
Present Pinafore Soon
The Maui Choral Club is hard at
work at present under direction of
Director Harry Washburn Baldwin, in
rehearsing for the production of the
famous old Gilbert Sr. Sullivan comic
opera "Finafore." The date for the
production is Saturday, January 27th:
and the place, the I'aia Community
Brother Frankf WaiUiku, is"thV
scenic artist for this opera, and those
who have seen his designs for the
stage setting are enthusiastic In high
degree. Finafore is the first public
effort of the Choral Club this season,
but those who remember "Queen
Esther," "Mikado," and Pirates of
Penzance" of last year, will have ii"
doubt that a real treat Is in store.
IS THE BEST LINING YOU CAN USE FOR YOUR WALLS AND
UNLIKE OTHER WALL BOARDS IT HAS A
WHICH MAKES IT IMPERVIOUS TO MOISTURE AND HEAT;
MAKES IT STRONG AND ENDURING.
IT WILL TAKE WLL PAPER, PAINT OR KALSOMINE. MAKES
Artistic Interior Finish
WRITE TODAY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND PR'CES
Leweps & Cooke, Ltd.
167179 South King Street HONOLULU '
HoBoIu'u Wholesale Produce
ISSUED BY THE TERRITORIAL
Week ending January 8, 1917.
BUTTER AND EGGS.
Island butter, lb. cartons . . .35 to .40
Eggs, select, doz C.r
Eggs, No. 1, doz 55 to .fo
Eggs, Duck, dozen 40
Young Roosters, lb 33 to .40
Hens, lb 26 to .28
Turkeys, lb 40
Duck, Muse, lb 27 to .28
Ducks, Peking, lb 27 to .28
Ducks, Hawaiian, dozen... 5. 50 to 6.00
VEGETABLES AND PRODUCE.
Beans, string, green, lb 01 to .05
Beans, string, wax, lb 05 to .0(5
Beans, Lima in pod, lb 0Z
Beans Maul red, cwt. . . . 5.80 to 6.00
Beans, Calico 6.0!
Beans, small white, cwt 8 00
Beets, doz. bunches "0
Peas, dry Island, cwt 6.00 to 7.00
Carrot, doz. bunches 40
Cabbage, cwt 2 00 to 2.50
Corn, sweet, 100 ears 2.00 to 2.50
Corn, Haw., sm., yellow 45.00 to 46.00
Corn, Haw., lg., yellow 40.00 to 45.00
Uice, Jap. seed, cwt 4.10
Rice, Haw. seed, cwt 4.25
Peanuts, lb., sm 05
Peanuts, lb. lg 03
Green peppers, lb. bell 05
Green peppers. Chill, lb 05
Potatoes, Isl., Irish, 100 lbs.. . (none)
Potatoes, sweet, cwt 1.00
Potatoes, sweet, red, cwt.. 1.00 to 1.25
Onions, Bermudas. .. .none in market
Taro, 100 lbs 50 to .75
Taro, bunch 15
Tomatoes, lb 02 to .03
Green peas, lb 07 to .08
Cucumbers, doz 40 to .50
Pumpkins, lb 02 V4
Banana. Chlnti, bunch 10 to St
Bananas, cooking, bunch.. 1.00 to 1.25
Grapes, Isabella, lb 09
Figs, 100 100
Limes, 100 60 to 1.00
Pineapples, cwt 1.25
Watermelons .... (none in market)
Papaias, lb. 02
Strawberries, lb 30
Roselles, lb 04 to .05
Beef, cattle and sheep are not
bought at lire weights. They are taken
by the meat companies dressed and
paid for by dresed weight.
Sheep, 100 to 150 lbs., lb 11
Hogs, ISOlbs. and over 08 to 09
Beef, lb 11 to .13
Yeal, rt IS to .1J
Uutton, lb 14 to .15
Pork, lb 14 to .15
HIDES, Wet Salttd.
Steer, No. 1, lb 19
Steers, No. 2, lb 18
Kips, lb 19
Ooat aklni, whit, ach.,,....10 to .It
Tb following are Quotations
feed f.o.b. Honolulu:
Corn, em. yel., ton 48.
Corn, lg. yel., ton 45.00 to 46
Corn, cracked, ton 52,
Bran, ton 38,
Barley, ton 52.00 to 54
Scratch food, ton 64.00 to 65
Oats, ton 50.00 to 54
Wheat, ton 62.00 to 66
Middling, ton 48.00 to 50
Hay, Wheat ton 28.004 ..
Hay, Wheat, ton 28.00 to 32
Hay, Alfalfa, ton 29.00 to 30
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We have just installed a Progressive
Electric Shoe Repairing Machine and
are prepared to turn out anything in
the shoe repairing line. We also re
pair and replace auto tops.
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Transfering and Draying
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