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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1918.
On The Other Islands
Legal Services For Employees
The attorney general's department
has announced that it stands ready to
supply attorney's services to persons
who have claims for compensation
against employers which have been
appealed to the courts, In cases where
the claimants are financially unable
to pay tor same.
Will Sell Alien Enemy Sugar
Shares In January
The 20.2C2 shares of Hawaiian su
gar shares, of par value of over $2,
600,000, owned by enemy aliens, which
have been ordered sold by Custodian
Palmer, will probably be put up at
auction In January by R. H. Trent,
local representative. Most of the
shares are of Oahu and Pioneer plant
ations. Each plantation lot will prob
ably be sold separately.
Says Japanese Soliders
Not Be Citizens
U. S. District Attorney S. C. Huber
differs Trom U. S. District Judge Vaug
han who recently stated that In his
opinion Japanese who have served ah
United States soldiers may be natural
ized. Huber takes the opposite view.
The matter will probably come to a
climax soon when a special agent from
the coast arrives to handle the na
turalization of several hundred alien
soldiers of various nationalities. The
matter will probably not be definitely
settled until it is carried to the U S.
White Slaver Gets Jail Sentence
Ralph Lopez, a Honolulu chaufleur,
who was found guilty last week or
forcing girls into a life of prostitu
tion, and fined $500 was on Saturday
convicted on other charges of havinn
Induced 5 girls into lives of shame,
and was given a year's imprisonment
on top of the fine.
C. G. Owen Now Head Fertilizer Co.
At a meeting of tb.3 Hawaiian Fer
tilizer Co., Ltd., last week C. G. Owen,
for a number of years San Francisco
manager of the company, was appoint
ed general manager succeeding Nor
man Wiatkins, who resigned some
time since to join the American Fact
ors Ltd. In the general reorganisa
tion which took place at the some
time, the following officials were ap
pointed: C. G. Owen, general mana
ger: Chris F. Janking. Honolulu man
ager; Walter Noble, San Francisco
manager; Robt. F. Clarke, Honolu'u
Superintendent; O. Herlocker, li-xn
Will Homestead Kekaha Sugar Lands
According to Attorney General Irw
In, all of t..e sugar l.inds at Kekaha,
Kauai, now under lease to the Knud
sen estate, will be opened for homo-
steading as soon as the leases expiro
in 1920. The territory is making
plans now for a grinding contract with
the Kekaha Sugar Co., on behalf of
the prospective hemes. enders.
Frank C. Atherton will probably be
elected president of the Honolulu
ohnmber of commerce, at the annual
meeting of the organization on Janu
ary 15. He has been vice-president
during the past year. J. A. Kennedy's
name has also been nominated for ihc
Many Ships Will Come For Sugar
Word has been received from the
U. S. shipping bo:ird that 20 now wood
on ships aro to be sent to the Islands
soon to carry the now crop of sugar.
Nothing is said about providing any
Asks War Department For Cand Island
Governor McCarthy has made pub
lic his letter to the Secretary of Wat
asking that Sand Island he turned over
to the territory tor harbor improve
ment purposes. The project has the
approval of General H.ard, of the Ha
waiian department. Upon the acquir
ing of this land, depends in large
measure th. plans for ndoqu-Ue lu.r
bor facilities to moot future nerds.
Word has been received frnm
France that Charles R. Forbes, form
er superintendent of public works,
has been promote! to rank of lieutenant-colonel.
l!o'l)os has been in the
signal corps branch rince early in the
Ernest J. Mo-gan farmer! manager
of the Honolulu Dnu Company, died
recently in sju hc-:! Califoni'.' ac
cording to letters revived in Hono
lulu this we-jk.
Plans Y. M. C. A. Work On Plantations
A. E. Larimer, secretary of the Y.
M. C. A., in Honolulu, who returned
this week from six months work in
the army camps on the mainland,
states that plans for greatly enlarg
ing the scope of the organization's ac
tivities in the Islands are on foot. It
is planned to carry the work into the
plantation camps, much as it was
carried into the army camps on the
mainland and abroad.
Pupil Teachers Get Raise
The board of education this week
increased the pay of pupil teaohers
from $1 per day to $1.50 per day. These
teachers are sometimes necessary in
absence of a regular teacher. They
are selected from the older pupils in
The liner Manoa, enroute from Ma
nila to San Francisco, is expected to
BELOW FACE VALUE!
If you are forced to sell, see
Assets Over One Million Dollars.
We appreciate your confidence and we deserve it.
C. H. Gooke, President.
arrive at Honolulu on or posribly be
fore the 20th for fuel oil. She has ac
commodations for 40 passengers from
Over 200 trees In Kapiolanl Park
Honolulu, were blown down by the
storm last week. The wood will be
worth $1000 to $1500, Park -Superintendent
Girl's Skeleton May Clear Up Mystery
HILO, Dec. 9 The skeleton of o
girl about 12 years of age, was found
buried at Olaa plantation. It had
been in the ground about ten years.
It is estimated. The discovery may
clear up the Warren girl's disappear
ance years ago. The lather and moth
er were arrested on suspicion of mur
der. A coroner's inquest is now be
Will Wnyne. formerly adjutant of
the national guard of Hawaii, and
well known as a newspaper man. Is
in New York city whore he is con
nected with the Tribune, according to
letters received this week from E. I).
Burrows, also a former Honolulu news
paper man who is now in New York.
Changes Due In Promotion Committee
Chairman Emil Berndt, of. the Ha
waii promotion committee has an
nounced that he will positively refuse
to accept a reappointment on the pro
motion committee frcm the Honolulu
chamber of commerce in Janu.iry. The
Hilo Tribune's correspondent is re
sponsililn for the statement th.it A.
F. Wall will not be reappointed either,
for the reason that he is a "reaction
ary" and opposed to liana for improv
ing Waikiki beach.
Plan Another Paper For Hilo
E. J. Smith, R. T. Guard, O. T. Ship
man, W. J. Stone and Benjamin Rose
were appointed a committee by a
meeting of Democrats held in Hilo
Tuesday evening to -rganize a corpo
ration for the purpose of publishing a
party paper in the second city.
Senator Chas. F. Chilllhgworth
plans to introduce bills in the legisla
ture next winter which will enlarge
the College of Hawaii to the scope of
a university. .
Territorial Food Boa-J May Quit Soon
The territorial food commission la
considering closing up its work at the
end of this year. This would leave
only the federal food administration
in the field. It is hoped to have the
county agents of the various islands
maintained permanently by some oth
er branch of the territorial govern
ment. I Ralph Balding, representative of O.
i Brewer & Co., and the Matson Navi
. gation Co., at Hilo, died suddenly of
I heart disease last Saturday night. He
w-as 41 years of age and unmarried.
'He came to the island in 1898. His
birthplace was Milwaukee, Wis.
Entered Of Record
SAMPO et al. to K. P. Habakuka, 2
A land, Moloaa, Honuaula, Maul,
Nov. 30, 1918. $10.
IAELA & WF. to Lnh; ina Agrctl., Ltd
Aps., 2 & 3 of R. P. CI 69 Kul. 4793-B
Honokawal, Lahaina, Maui, Nov. 28,
KAUWILA ENOS'fe WF. to Joshua
Kanahelo, int., in R. P. 3228 Kul.
3275-H Kalahape, Waiehu, Maui,
Nov. 20, 1918. $300.00.
FRANK R. SOUZA & WF. to Antone
R. Souza, Jr., 2-3 in share in hui
land, Huelo, Maui, Nov. 25,. 1918.
ANTONE DOS SANTOS & WF. to
Lahaina Agrctl. Co.. Ltd., Aps. 1 &
3 of R. P. 4559 Kul. 6809, Makila,
Lahaina, Maui, Dec 5, 1918. $350.
HAKIOLE PAMAIAULU & WF. to
James K. Hakuole, int. in R. P.
7663 Kul. 5127c Kalenaiki, Kipahulu
Maui, Aug. 19, 1918. $3 & love.
A. McPHEE to Bank of Maui, Ltd.,
Mooreland Truck & War Savs.
Stamp, Dec. 5, 1918. $3800.
C. D. U'FKIN Tr. to Philip Espinda,
por. R. l's. 3459 Ap. 1 k 4u8 Alio
etc., Lahaina, Maui, Doc. 3, 1918.
MRS. M. E. AKANA to Tioneor Mill
Co., Ltd., int. in pes. land, (Maui,)
Natural life at $25 per annum, Nov.
Assignment Of Lease
JOSE RICARDO to Antonio dos San
tos, pc land, Kapenakua, (Lahaina,
Maui,) Sept. 29 1900.
Surrender Of Lease
ANTONE DOS SANTOS to Pioneer
Mill Co., Ltd., (pc. land, Kapena
kua, Lahaina, Maui,) Doe. 5, 1918.
Bill Of Sale
ANTONE DOS SANTOS to Lahaina
Agrctl. Co., Ltd., buildings, Lahaina,
Maui, Dec. 5, 1918. $G0O.
SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 29 (By
Associated Press). Spokane and the
I Inland Empire will celebrate the war
victory won by the Allies and the ad
vent of peace with a monster victory
fete for three days beginning Thanks- ,
giving Day, November 28. Governor
Ernest Lister of Washington will be ,
here to participate in the program, .
and invitations have been sent to
Governor S. "V. Steward of Montana, i
Governor Moses Alexander of Idaho
and Governor James Withy combe of ,
Oregon. Among the features will be
the presence of the Marine band from
the Mare Island Navy Yard. J
C D. Lllfkin, Manager.
Fair Retail Prices On Maui
November 16, 1918.
The Maui Fair Price Committee, appointed by the United States Food
Administration, Issues the following list of retail prices which are deemed
to be reasonable to both consumer and dealer.
The difference in prices given are intended to allow for the difference
in cost to merchants in different localities on account of freight, deliveries
to customers, etc.
The list is based upon cost figures submitted by dealers in all parts
of the county and is subject only to changes which may have occurred
In wholesale prices since the above date.
SPECIAL NOTICE The Fair Price Committee has had some- few
complaints that they have been charged higher prices than indicated in the
Fair Price List. The Committee will be glad to have complaint of this
kind with all particulars concerning the transaction. When possible a
dealer's charge slip should be sent.
MAUI FAIR PRICE COMMITTEE,
U. S. Food Administration,
COMMODITY Cost Del'd. at Store Selling Price
Wheat Fleur, per 24-lb. bag ....f 1.59 to $ 1.68 $ 1.70 to $ 1.80
Wheat Flour, per 49 lb. bag 3.20 to 3.35 3.59 to 3.65
Wheat Flour, per 10-lb. bag 65 to .67 .70 to .75
Barley Flour, (bulk) per lb 06 to .07 .07 to .08
Rice Flour, (bulk) per lb 08 to .10 .10 to .12 v&
Corn Flour, size (....) per lb 05 to .08 .06 to .10
Corn Meal, size (....) per lb 06 to .07i .06 to .09
Rolled Oats, per pkg., small to .20 .20 to .25
Rice, (Hawaiian per bag 8.77 to 9.50 9.15 to 10.05
Rice, (Hawaiian), (bulk) per lb 08 to .092, .09 to .11
Rice, (Japan) per bag 10.75 to 12.00 11.40 to. 12.5C
Rice, (Japan), (bulk) per lb 10 to .121,4 .114 to .11
Beans, (white) per lb 07 to .18 .08 to .24
Beans, (Maul Red) per lb 07 to .104 .10 to .15
Potatoes, (Maui) per lb 03 to 04'4 .03 to .06
Potatoes, (California) per lb 02 to .05 .03 to .06
Potatoes, (sweet) per lb 01 to .04 .02 to .05
Onions, per lb 02'4 to .05 .03 to .06
Butter, per lb 50 to .83 .60 to .90
Eggs, (fresh Island) per doz 76 to .80 .85 to .90
Cheese, (American) full cream, p. lb. .30 to .38 .36 to .46
Milk, (Evaporated) 16 oz., per can .10 to .15 .15 to .20
Milk (Evaporated) 6 oz., per can .. .05'i to .07 .07 to .10
Milk, (Condensed) Eagle, per can. .18 to .25 .20 to .25
Lard Compound, No. 3, per can ... .59 to .80 .75 to .90
Lard Compound, No. 5, per can... 1.10 to 1.45 1.30 to 1.60
Lard Compound, No. 10, per can... 2.21 to 2.58 2.35 to 3.00
Crisco, Small, per can ." 31 to .41 .32 to .60
Crisco, Med., per can 38 to .56 .45 to .75
Crisco, large, per can 89 to 1.05 1.00 to 1.25
Crisco, large, per can 6-lb 1.79 to 1.88 1.95 to 2.30
Salad Oil, (glass) per qt 45 to .60 .60 to .75
Canned Salmon, No. 1, pink, per can .15 to .29 17 to .35
Canned Salmon, No. 1, Med. red, p. c. .16 to .23 .20 to .27
Canned Salmon, No. 1, Sockeye, p. c. .18 to .35 .35 to .40
C'd Salmon, No. 2, Soc keye, p. c, s. .16 to .19 .20 to .25
Sardines, No. 1, Oval Tomato, per c. .12 to .23 .15 to .25
Sardines, Domestic, ,4 04 to .10 .06 to .15
Canned Tomatoes, 2, Stand., p. c. .08 to .15 .11 to .20
Canned Tomatoes, 2, sol. p., p. c. .11 to .17 .14 to .20
Tomato Hot Sauce, small, per can .05 to .08 .OG',4 to .10
Corn, No. 2, Stand., per can .; 12 to .17 .15 to .25
Peas, No. 2, Stand., per can 10 to .25 .15 to .30
Corned Beef, No. 1, per can ....T.. .22 to .40 .25 to .45
Deviled Meat Ham Flavor, p. c. .04 to .06 .05 to .10
Vienna Sausage, Vi. per can 10 to .18 .12 to .20
Bacon, whole piece, per lb 47 to 56 .53 to .60
Bacon, cut, per lb 47 to .56 .58 to .60
Ham, whole, per lb 29 to .42 .37 to .60
Ham, cut, per lb 28 to .41 .37 to .45
Salt Salmon, red, per lb 11 to .23 .15 to .20
Sugar, washed, per lb 054 to .06V4 .064 to .071,4
Sugar, Granulate, per lb 08 to .09 .08 to .10
Bread, l ib. loaf 08 to .10 .10 to .12