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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, MARCH Z. 1917.
Big Tourist Demand
Holds Produce Firm
Eggs Remain Good Price And Vege
tables In Heavy Demand Hogs Go-
,.- ing Up Feed Prices Increase
There has been very little change
In the egg market during the past
week. The receipts of Island eggs are
larger, but due to the presence of a
large number of visitors In the city,
the demand is greater. Within a
week or two it Is probable that the
price will drop a .little. The demand
for poultry has been slack during the
past week, but has begun to pick up
(ireen vegetables are very scarce,
and are pe'ling for exceptionally high
Practically all of the Maui L-Jims
have been sold and there will be no
more until next crop. Dry peas of the
variety grown nov are very hard 10
BeU, and the Division has quite a few
on hand. Due to the scarlty of pota
toes, the lrflaud product is bringing an
exceptionally high price. There Is a
good demand for both potatoes and
Number one hogs are selling for
13 cents live weight, and some sales
have been reported at higher prices.
There have been several changes In
the prices of feed, most of them are
Ail the toiuignors to the Division
have .been paid for shipments received
during Uie month oi January. Most
of those payments were made before
the fifteenth. Since the Division has
been; able to pay off consignors
promptly, the number of consignments
received has greatly Increased.
A. T. LONGLEY,
Honolulu, February 26, 1917.
HoBoluIu Wholesale Produce
ISSUED BY THE TERRITORIAL
Week ending February 26, 1917.
BUTTER AND EGQ8.
Island butter, lb. cartons 40
Eggs, select, doz , 4
Eggs, No. 1. doz 43 to .45
Eggs, Duck, doz. 32 to 35
Young Roosters, lb 33 to .40
HensTlb. 28 to .30
Duoks, Muse, lb 28 to .30
Ducks. Peking, lb 27 to .28
Ducks, Hawaiian, dozen. . .6.50 to 6.00
VOETABLE8 AND PRODUCE.
Beans, string, green, lb 08 to .09
Beans, string wax lb 09
Beans, Lima, In pod 04
Beans, Maui Red (None)
Beans, Calico 6.00
Beans, sm. white 9 00
Beets, doz. bunches 30
Peas, dry Island cwt 6.00
Carrots, doz. bunches 40
Cabbage, cwt 175 to 2.00
Corn, sweet, 100 ears 2.00 to 3.00
Corn, Haw., sm., yel. ..50.00 to 55.00
Corn, Haw., lg yel 45.00 to 50.00
Rice, Jap. Seed, cwt 4.75
Rice, Haw. Seed, cwt B OO
Peanuts, lb., sm. 05
Peanuts, lb. lg 3
Green peppers, lb., bell 07 to .09
Green peppers, lb Chili 06
Potatoes, Is. New 3.50 to 375
Potatoes, sweet, cwt 100
Potatoes, sweet, red, cwt.. 1.00 to 1.25
Onions, Bermudas.... nons In msxkst
Taro, 100 lbs 50 to .75
Taro, bunch "V
Tomatoes 08 to .10
Green peas, lb 07 to .08
Cucumbers, doz 100 to 1.50
Pumpkins, lb 02 to 02H
Bananas, Chinese, bunch 30 to .50
Bananas, cooking, bunch.. 1.00 to 1.25
Grapes, Isabella, lb 09 to .10
ria. 100 100
Limes, 100 75 to 1.00
Pineapples, cwt 1-25
Watermelons .... (none In market)
Papaias, lb 02
Strawberries, lb 20 to .25
Beef, cattle and sheep are not
. bought at live weights. They are taken
by ths meat companies dressed and
yald (or by dreBed weight.
Hogs, up to 150 lb. 11 to .13
Hogs, 150 and over 10 to .11
Bsef. lb 11 to .11
Ysal, lb H to .11
Mutton, lb 15 to .16
Pork, lb 16 to .17
HIDES, Wat Salts.
Steer, No. 1, lb 19V4
Staer. No. 2. lb. 18
Kips, lb .19 H
Swer hair slip 15
Oot skins, whits, sscn 19 to .11
Tns following ars quotations
fstd f ob. Honolulu:
Corn, sm., yel., ton . 55.00
Corn, lg.. yel.. ton 54.00 to 55.00
Corn, cracked 56.00 to 58.00
Barley, ton 51.50 to 53.00
Scratch. Food 60.00 to 65.00
Oate, ton 52.00 to 54.00
Wheat, ton 63.00 to 64.00
Middling, ton 47.00 to 50.00
Hay, Wheat, ton .30.00 to 36.00
Hay, alfalfa, ton 32.00 to 35.00
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
NEW YORK, February 28 British are battering Teutons on west
front. Ligmy, less than a mile and a half from Bapaume. Captured
many important positions. Germans still retreating. Yesterday's ton
nage lost, 8520.
WASHINGTON, February 28 Reports from Madrid sav Gerard
has been warned not to sail from Corunna. Declared that warning came
from German officials. Statement is perplexing to officials here.
BERLIN, February 28 Infectious disease in house tenanted by
American sailors is given as excuse for their non-release.
WASHINGTON, February 28 LaFollette filibuster has halted
progress of navy bill.
EL PASO, February 28 According to reports Villa is suffering
from old wound and has been forced into retirement. His army is re
ported to be breaking up.
HONOLULU, February 27 Lyman introduced bill for $400,000
for paving road between Hilo and Volcano.
Bill introduced to tax all incomes over $1000 at two percent. Also
corporations; woman's suffrage; $6000 for Honolulu fair, Cooke, of
Resolution looking to removal of German ships, Kelekolro. '
Shingle advised that delegation of Congress is not coming before
March 23 owing to uncertainty as to extra session of congress.
. $15,000, for embankment Iao Valley.
Exception of housekeepers to be raised $750, Leal.
Prohibition in senate, Pacheco offers amendments to plebiscite, in
July and Webb-Kenyon addition. Committee favor substitute considera
Report increase being made in guards on German ships ....unfound
LONDON, February 27 Consul Frost telegraphs that Mrs. Hoy
and daughter died of exposure and were buried at sea. Eight American
negroes also died of exposure. Cunard company gives dead and
missing as twelve, and six in hospital. According to passengers steam
ship was torpedoed at ten o'clock Sunday night. Passengers and crew
took to boats when second torpedo was fired. Were picked up at four
o'clock Monday morning. Many had but scantiest of clothing.
SAN JUAN, February 27 tood situation in Porto Rico is serious.
Governor has called upon supar planters to use part of their lands to
raise vegetables. 25,000 employes are striking.
NEW YORK, February 27 British succeeded in entering German
lines east of Arras. Ejected by counter. Many attacks on positions
between the Ypres and Somtne.
Standard Oil Company to seek indemnity for destruction of oil
property in Rumania at time of German invasion.
WASHINGTON, February 27 After cabinet meeting it was learn
ed that administration is opposed to vital changes in proposed legislation
authorizing president to protect lives. Expects bill as now framed will
be adopted by congress with no material changes, giving merchantmen
guns and gunners for use against submarines. Emergency following
precedent of 1817.
Fully established that torpedoing of Laconia was an overt act and
a clear violation of rights. Further investigation unnecessary.
HONOLULU, February 27 F. M. Swanzy died yesterday after
LONDON, February 27 The greatest single victory yet won on
the west front developed north of the river Ancre, according to official
statement from war office last night. German line was shattered over
width of eleven miles, driven back for depth of two miles, and is still in
NEW YORK, February 27 Two American women, Mrs. Mary
E. Hoy and her young daughter of Chicago, are known to have been
drowned from the Laconia sinking. There were in all twenty-six Amer
icans aboard vessel. Ten cabin passengers and sixteen of crew. One
hundred passengers in all. No effort was made by submarine command
er to save lives.
WASINGTON, February 27 Representative Flood, of foreign af
fairs committee, following a conference with the President, returned to
the House to introduce a bill giving Wilson power to act, and making
an appropriation of $100,000,000. It is feared that LaFollette may start
a filibuster against more power going to the President.
HALIFAX, February 27 Officials searching Bernstorff s party
tore the rubber heals from the diplomat's shoes yesterday, because that
product is contraband. Believed vessel will clear this morning.
BORDEAUX, February 27 Twenty Stanford University students
arrived to form an ambulance unit, and fifty more Americans voluteered
for ambulance service. Were tendered great ovation when they appear
ed on streets or in cafes.
ALTOONA, Pa., February 27 Eighteen killed and many injured
when fast freight train crashed into rear of Mercantile Express, stand
ingat Mt. Union station.
WASHINGTON, February 27 Leak probe cost $50,000.
SAN FRANCISCO, February 27 Treasury department yester
day ordered port officials to refuse all information as to movements of
ships from American ports.
NEW YORK, February 26 Twenty native-born Americans were
in crew of Laconia.
NEW YORK, February 24 British gained substantialv on Vieris.
Yesterday 25,465 tons sunk.
HONOLULU, February 23 Maui legislators caucus and agreed
to all measures effecting county. Miles introduces forty-cent hour.
Kele Kolio $100,000 hospital for Hilo. Salaries Hawaii supervisors
Later returns show sewer bonds beaten certainly. Water bonds
probably. House fixes pay for clerk. Kele Kolio birth certificate.
court expenses and salary of magistrates.
L,UNDUN, February 23 Lloyd George presented to commons,
program for coping with serious situation arising from shortage of
shipping, deflation of foods and submarine menace. Advocated in
crease in home food, reduction and curtailment of non-vital imports.
Outlined plans for speeding up farmers by guaranteeing good prices on
commodities for a period of years. Announced that land owners should
be forced to cultivate and farmer guaranteed a minimum wage per
weeK. iviany luxuries snouia De stopped. .Paper uses reduced to one
half. Importation of apples, tomatoes and fruit prohibited. Excepted
restrictions imposed immedately. Four British two fishers, one Nor
wegian, three Italians sunk.
WASHINGTON, February 23 Wilson decided to call extra ses
sion on March 5th for nomination. Takes oath of office at White House
on 4th. Inauguration as usual.
Lewis, resolutionist in senate recommends that President seize food
stuff deemed monopolized in violation of the law.
Robert Allan Hagan, American presbyterian missionary stationed
at Foo Chow perished on French liner torpedoed east of Mica. Was
reported that liner was transport. No steps will be taken till this is
SAN FRANCISCO, February 23 Funston's.body arrived. Was
escorted to city hall by military. Crowds bare headed and traffic stopped.
Lt. George Kiest, aviation student faces probate court mrshal if
investigation which is ordered, shows him guilty of pro-German deme
aner. Kraft asked Bell to investigate.
TOKIO, February 23 Representatives of Japanese-American at
meeting of Peer Club formed an American-Japanese Association to ex
change ideas. Viscount Shidu Sawa was speaker.
WASHINGTON, February 23 Interstate Commerce Commission
relieves freight congestion. Chicago relaxes rules requiring" cars kept
on home lines.
NEW YORK, February 23 New York Central equipment to be
used and preference given to food supplies.
ATHENS, February 23 Associated Press interviewed Constan
tine. fKing expressed sorrow at departure. Said, "All we ask is fair
play." We pay for their errors of policy, by hunger and exposure.
The General register (Official) will
be closed at midnight Tuesday, March
20, 1917 for the registration of voters
for the County Primary, to be held
April 7th, 1917, and again will be open-
end from the 9th day of April, 1917 to
the midnight of April 17, 1917, for
the General Countv Election to be
held May 8th, 1917.
WM. FRED KAAE,
County Clerk, County of Maut
(Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, Mch. 2, 9, 16, 1917.)
General Auto Repairing
JAMES N. L. FAUFATA
U. S. License Engineer
General Repairing to Gasoline
Engines, Generators, Batteries,
Market St. Walluku, Maul
Cars leave Market street,
Wailuku, daily, about noon.
Leave Lahaina, 8:00 A. M.
Good Comforable Cars
Uchida Auto Stand
Phone 1772 Wailuku
WASHINGTON, February 28 Officials are confident congress
will today decide for war. All arrangements completed for breaking
with Austria. Instructions sent to Pcnfkld who is expected to leave his
post shortly. Count Tarnow, ambassador in Washington, may leave
WASHINGTON, February 28 Dries are alarmed at strength of
Wets in effort to make District of Columbia dry. Passage of bill now in
Notice To Everybody!
Do YOU believe In a Maul County
Then It's up to YOU to attend the
meeting to be held next THURS
DAY, MARCH 8, at 2 P. M, at WAI
LUKU TOWN HALL.
Shall we organize a Fair Association?
Should Fair and Racing Association
Shall we have a Fair this year?
YOU have ideas on these questions
Come and help answer them and
others that will be asked.
This Is YOUR Business Don't Neglect It
Spend A Few Days At Lahaina?
For the convenience of
Maul people who may
wish to spend a short vac
ation in beautiful Laha
ina, we have opened a
number of nicely furnish
ed apartments on Main
street, opposite the Court
House, which may be had
by day, week, or month,
single rooms or ensuite,
at very reasonable rates.
Fitted for light house
keeping with oil stove,
ice-box, dishes, etc., and
all the comforts of a
Convenient to business
, part of town and to bath
Phone or write
Pioneer Hotel Co., Ltd.,
The Ideal Camera
(a the one you want for taking
Island views and pictures of
It Is national In character and
use. Simple to use and sure
in its result.
PRICES, $2 to $25.
Bishop Street Honolulu
Wailuku Hardware & Grocery Company, Ltd.
"Save J.Uq Cash Coupons"
The Henry Waterhouse Trust Co., Ltd.
BUYS AND SELLS REAL ESTATE, STOCKS AND BONIS.
WRITES FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE.
NEGOTIATES LOAN8 AND MORTGAGE8.
A List of High Grade Securities Mailed on Application.
HONOLULU, HA WAIL
EGGS FOR HATCHING
From Thoroughbred Stock
RHODE ISLAND REDS BARRED PLYMOUTH ROCKS
S. C. WHITE LEGHORNS
DAY-OLD CHICKS TO ORDER
H. W. BALDWIN Hamakuapoko, Hawaii.
J. C. FOSS, Jr.. Prop.
Transferring and Draying
RING US UP AND WE. WILL BE THERE.
SPECIAL TRIAL OFFER
We have arranged for George Haas and Sons of San Francisco to put
up TRIAL PACKAGES of their best selling CANDIES and will deliver FIVE
BOXES assorted sizes, free of postage, to any address in the Islands for 50 cents.
A small quantity of these packages is received weekly, in cold storage.
Orders are filled in turn; if yours cannot by shipped by return mail, it will be
filled after the next arrival. of fresh stock.
ONE ORDER ONLY TO EACH CUSTOMER
ORDER YOURS TODAY
"HAAS SAMPLES" on a post card, is sufficient.
BENSON, SMITH '& COMPANY, Limited
THE REXALL STORE
(Feb. y, lb, 2d, Mar. 2, 9.)