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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, AfRIL 20, 1917.
Much Active Work
At Alexander House
Letter By President Tells What Insti
tution Has Been Doing In Past
Year Scope Of Activities Con
To the Members of Thp Alexander
House Settlement Association and
Knowing that many of the Settle'
mom's friends cannot be In close
touch with all of its activities we
would like to send you a series of
'lonlhly letters telling you briefly of
,io work, problems and plans of the
different departments. This letter
will (bl wiih the Gymnasium and
Kindergarten because they are the
QoboIdIo Wholesale Produce
ISSUED BY THE TERRITORIAL
Week ending April 14, 1917.
UTTER AND 1008.
Island butter, lb. cartons 40
Eggs, select, doz 3B
Eggs, No. 1, doz 37
Eggs, Duck, doz .33
Young roosters 40
Hens, lb 30
Turkeys, lb 4t
Ducks, Muse, lb 27 to .28
Duks. rekln, lb 27 to .28
Ducks, Haw., doz 5.50 to 6.00
VEQCTAtLEt AND PRODUCE.
Deans, string, green, lb. .. .07 to .08
oldest and best established phases of Deans, string, wax, lb 08 to .09
the Settlement. Next month will fob Deans, Lima, in pod 04
'ow the newer fields of Interest; Ex- Deans, Maul red 7.00
elision Work. Scouting, etc. Deans, Calico, cwt 7.00
The Kindergarten has been such an Deans, sm. white, (none)
imi'oriant part of the Settlement and Peas, dry, Is. cwt 4.50 to 5.00
lias dene surh cood work for so long Deets, doz. bunches 30
tb.i: it is probably well known. The Carrots, doz. bunches 40
past iw ii vears it has been fortunate Cabbage, cwt 2.50 to 3.00
m keepini; ti e corps of three leach- Corn, sweet, 100 ears .... 2.00 to 2.50
-is unchanged and thp attendance has Corn, Haw., sm., ycl. ..50.00 to 55.00
stea'i!v Increased. Perhaps the most Corn, Haw., lg yel 45.00 to 50.00
nil..- ' ieiiouslv new features have been Dice, Jap. seed, ewt 5.50
the iiKHhieiion of vlrlts to some of Dice, Haw. seed, cwt 6.o0
he ,(.vn Industries and Interests. Peanuts, lb (none)
A nor i. ne morning walks have been Peanuts, sm. (none)
w ,n r,.i r.nnrv tho flro on. tlrecn peppers, lb. beel 07 to .08
:i-,e. the carpenters and blacksmiths' Oreen peppers, lb Chill 08
at. 'I one particularly eventful day at Potatoes, Is. Irish 4.00 to 4.50
Mi I'anr's to sep the bees. More has roiaiocB, bwcpi, cwi i.vv iu ,o
I. - mai! " of the holidays than ever Potatoes, sweet, red, cwt... 1.40 to 1.50
before. Ti, Thanksgiving celebration Taro, cwt 75 to 1.00
v ih Its live turkey to inspect and Its Taro, bunch II
gene.-ous mpply of : rples, oranges Tomatoes, lb.
and cookies will long stay in the Green peas, lb .07 to .08
metnorv of some sever.: v youngsters Cucumbers, doz 50 to i .7
f seven, some nationalities. Christ- Pumpkins, lb 01H
r.ias w ith Santa Onus and tree, Wash- FRUIT.
nylon's birthday with soldiers' caps nananas, Chinese, bunch 30 to .50
.nd lee cream cones speaks of the de- Bananas, cooking, bunch.. 1.00 to 1.25
voted work of the teachers and the rifs, 100 1.P8
lenerous support of loyal friends that Grapes, Isabella, lb 10 to .11
make such occasions successful. Limes, 100 1.00 to 1.25
Since September the Gymnasium I pineapples, cwt 1.50
lias been under the direction of Mr.
IS. L. Co'-son, who came to Maul
especially for this work. During the
ear a better organization among the
men and boys has been possible and
the membership has Increased until
Strawberries, lb 20 to .25
Beef, cattle and sheep are not
bought at lire weights. They are taken
39.00 to 45.00
39.00 to 42.00
now there are 140 boys and 75 young "J" v"
men enrolled. The attempt to so or- r i u"7.""1"' .
ganize the boys that they would come Hogs, up to 150 lb 12 to .13
,n iho nvmn inm rnlv tit definite Hogs. 150 and over 10 to .12
times for puposes was an experiment I DRESSED MEATS
which has proven a distinct advant- TJeef, lb 12 to .13
age. No matter how well equipped veal, lb 12 to .13
an institution may be, to have It used Mutton, lb 17
for games in a haphazard way event- p0rk, lb 16 to .17 V4
ually makes It a loafing place ana i Uln(l .
nmhinir morp The Gymnasium has niu, wti ansa.
not been open on Sundays until about Steer, No. 1, lb 20
a vear ago. Sunday has now become Steer, No. 2. lb 18
avery real part of the weekly pro- Steer, hair slip 17
or.m nnd with the buildine and tank Kips, lb 2t
onen to all ages and classes the Sun- Ooat skins, whit., .ach... to .11
day afternoons have become among I FEED.
the most popular or an tne nours in Tllt f0n0wlnf ar Quotations oa
tne weeK. me ween uay Bllel UUU"D fitd f o b Hoaolulut
.-o lorrolv tnlfen lin With PlaSRPS fOrl,"B "O'OlUlltl
hnva in ruiPRthentcs and Corn, urn. yel., ton .... 68.00 to 70.00
.,o. w,iio iho PvpniTirs fire devoted Corn, lg. yel., ton 66.00 to 69.00
f.. n,..ihn. Thr n five Corn, cracked, ton 69.00 to 70.00
Clubs of older boy's forming the Inter- gran .. 50.00
national League. Each Club is made rle: tn : ".00
f iotinet nationalities. Scratch food, ton 77.00
This was done to conserve their group Oata, ton 63.00 to 65.00
pnntr diRtincts. hut bv Dlavine: to- neat, ton 77.00
,.!,.. u- .r rnrroit in TTiprs-p with I Middling, ton
.i,- ,nna nr rya tinnnttt Ipr and I Hay, wheat, ton
thus racial lines are not allowed to be-1 Hay, Alfalfa, ton
come closely drawn. There is a grow
tnir feeline among the workers that
the Settlement, as a whole, should I A Gloomy Outlook.
form a broader center 01 interest m I Small Johnnv was wrieirlini? nnd
the lives of the young people. Our I twisting In a van endeavor to put his
next step, consequently, Is to organize 1 arms through the sleeves of an under-
Craftsman'sClub, buy some tools and earment and tnpn t it nvpr nis head.
:?t the boys, who have a leaning to- After several futile attempts he call-
ward manual worn maKe mis men ed out to his mother:
hobby. "Say, mama, when I get to be an
To foster clean sport and to In-1 ancel. and have wines I don't see
crease loyalty to the Settlement as an now j-jj ever get my enirt on;.. New
institution .iropnies nave uecu bkuh l York Times,
'or the Swimming Meets wttn tne
Maui High School and plans are now
lieine discussed to form a Basket Ball
League. Sports with teams outside
of the Gymnasium bring a new
responsibility and a new point of
view to our boys. On Tuesday and
Thursday afternoons from five to six
a group of "Business Men" gather in
he Gymnasium for "fun." This class
ifforc'.s exhiliarating exercise rather
than formal "physical culture and all
men v.-ho enjoy games and "mixing
iiP" wiih other men are invited, ol-
lo'ving the policy of the Settlement
there are no fees for membership In
'. ir e classes.
A minimum of time has been given
!o Use girls in the Gymnasium. One
group of older girls has done splendid
work in basket ball as all are aware
who have seen their exhibition games.
Another group of smaller girls has use
of the tank, especially during the
warmer weather, but us yet the pos
sibilities of a thoroughly organized
a ork for girls have not been touched.
. new committee on Girls' work has
l.een formed consisting of Mrs. H. I,
'enhallow. chairman: Mrs. Frank
Hoogs. and Mrs. Wi ddick, and It is
tliounht that u more popular program
The recent policy of making tin
. . . M -II 1..
.ymnasiur.i aDioitueiy ir 10 tin
iliviriiuila I :lk nroven u wise one. This
part of the equipment has become a
bee hive" of Indus' ry and should be
i itnin mnrn use ful to the vounK people
of Uailuku as time goes on. The
trustees and the E'atf of the Settle
muni will li rinie mv nractical Mlg-
yesiions you can give in the form of
active leadership or hoys ana gins.
1, la n investment in OUT VOUDC DeO-
ple which will yield rich returns in
responsible citizenship in our com-
Very sincerely jour,
W. 1). BALDWIN.
April 7, 1917.
KAHULUI RAILROAD GO'S
OUR PATRIOTIC DUTY
THE HOME OF THE
Stclnway nd Starr
W hav a large stock of
Inside Ployor Pianos
t fair prices and ay ttrms.
W tik old piano In exchange.
Thayer Piano Co., Ltd
1 HONOLULU. HAWAII.
Household furniture for sale.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Just received a new stock of
Mattresses, poultry netting,
paints and oils, furniture, etc.
Coffins and General Hardware.
Market Street Wailuku
"The work must be done. We
cannot escape our responsibili
ty, and if we are worth our salt,
we shall be glad ot the chance
to do the Trork glad of the
chance to s1ioaat ourselves equal
to one of the great tasks set mod
ern civilization." Roosevelt.
Telephone No. 1062
Kahului, Maui, T. li.
Mrs. J. C. FOSS, Jr.