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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1914,
PUBLIC LANDS FOR HOMESTEADS
OPENING OF PUBLIC LANDS
FOR HOMESTEADS IN THE
TERRITORY O F HAWAII.
Notice is hereby given that tlic
public lands hereinafter described
will he opened for ' homesteading
as follows, in accordance will! law
and subject to withdrawal before
1. LOCATIONS O F LANDS.
Tile lands to be opined are on the
Island ' of Oahu and' the Island of
Kami. Those on Oahu are' the
lands of Ilalekou Waikaluakai and
Kaluapuhi-Waikalua Section "C"
in Kaneohe, Koolaupoko District.
Those on Kauai are lots situate at
Kapaa Mauka, in the District
knoivn as "Kapahi."
. 2. CHARACTER OF LANDS
These lands are first class agricul
ture lauds. -,
3. TERMS AND. METHODS
OF DISPOSITION. " The persons
entitled to take said lands will be
determined by drawing or allot
ment. Each applicant may take one lot
or two adjoining lots in the Hale
' koti-Waikuluakai and Kaluapuhi
Waikalua Section "C", and not
more than o'ne lot at Kapaa. Lots
58, 59, 60 and 61, Kapaa, ' ina' be
taken as one lot.
These lots may be taken onlv
under Special Homestead Agree
ment. The principal terms of the above
Special Homestead Agreement are:
(a) Payment 5'i down, 5! in
one year, (10 each year thereafter
until the full 'purchase price is'
paid, with' inte'iesUat '6fr per aii
num. but with the "privilege of
paving any or all installments at
anv time and thereby stop the cor
(b) Residence Five years dur
ing the firsten years in periods
of not less than six- months at a
. .time; or, three vears continuously;
residence to begin within . t w o
(c) Cultivation 20, 30, 40, 50,
and 60- of the land, and 5, 10,
15, 20 and 25 trees per acre on the
remaining 40'e af the land from
the end of the first, second, third,'
fcurth and fifth years, respective
ly, until the homesteader bec'oiries
- entitled to a patent. 6r, 4o7r of the
' la'nd and 25 ti ees per acre on the
remainder for three years continu
ously, other conditions haying been
fulfilled up to time of. beginning of
said three years; . . .
(d) Transfers Restrictions on
selling, leasing, etc., as preset ibed
(e) Patent- In from three to ten
years according to the time within
which the provisions as to pay
ment, residence and cultivation are
Possession will be given at once.
Exceptions and reservations will
b e m a d e for existing flumes,
ditches, reservoirs, streams, wire
and pipe lines, roads, trails ami
railroads. All waters are reserved
for th e public or common use and
4. APPLICATIONS FOR- PAR
TICIPATION I N DRAWING.
All persons qualified to take home
steads may, before Monday, De
cember 23, 1914, but not thereaf
ter, present to the Coniiiiission-;-r
of Public Lands, Honolulu, b y
ordinary mail, but not in person
or bv registered mail or otherwise,
sealed envelopes containing their
applications for participation in
the drawing herein provided for;
but no envelope shall contain more
than one application or any other
paper than the application, and no
person shall present more than one
application for the same drawing.
There will be one drawing for
the Islands of Oahu and Kauai.
All such applications must be
made on "blank forms furnished by
the Commissioner of Public Lands
or his agents, and must show the
full name, mail address, age,
height, weight and sex ot the on
plicant, and whether he or she is
single or married, and be sworn to
by him or her before a sub-agent
of public lands,' notary public,
judge or other offieeranthori.ed to
administer oaths, and must be
iyailed in envelopes furnished by
ine Commissioner or a n y such
All such envelopes shall liac
printed upon them the Commis
sioner's address and the words
"Application' ' , the
blink in which the quotation must
be filled in with the island in which
the land desired by the applicant
is situated; and no such envelope
shall indicate the person by whom
it was presented or mailed or bear
any mark of indentitication.. All
envelopes must be securely sealed
and should h a v e the requisite
stamps attached thereto b e f o r e
they are p'aced in the mall.
Anv person who presents more
than one application for this land
drawing or any application in any
other than his true name, shall i
not be permitted to participate in!
such drawing. I
All envelopes which indicate by j
whom they were presented or i
mailed will be opened as soon as
received; and the application theic
in will forthwith be returned to
the applicant. !
5. DRAWING AND ASSIGN-1
MKNT VI' ORDER OF SKI. EC-j
T10N." Upon receiv ing any such j
envelope; piopcrly addressed and;
properly indorsed as above requir-j
etl, the Commissioner will deposi i
it it in n suitable container, into!
which will be deposited , onlv and j
all such envelopes as are properly I
indoised for the drawing, and such j
container will be so constructed!
and so kept as to prevent enve-i
lope.s deposited therein from being:
AN AUTHORITY ON
Willett .S: Gray have the follow
ing to say concerning tccent sugar
The recent episode of the re
markable l ise in the price of sugar
from 2.21- pet lb. to 5c per lb,
in. bond, from August 1st to 13th,
and the equally remarkable decline
from 5'e August 13 to 2.44c No
vember 2, will long be quoted and
Used in vruious instances as the
removed therefrom without detec-, most instructive proof of the pro
tion "until they are publicly opened , position that "stinolv and demand
control and make prices."
on the day wiien the drawing and
assignments are made.
At 9 o'clock a. m. at the Capitol
Building, Honolulu, on Monday,
December 28, 1914, or as soon
thereafter as may be, the container
for said land drawing will be pub
licly opened and all the cm-elopes
The supply and demand condi
tions on August 1 made the price
2.2Xc, and the supply ami demand
conditions on Novemoer 2 also
made the price 2.44c. per lb. As
'developed liter, there was at no
1 time between August 1 and No-
tllpfrin will lie 1 1 .nrnn m lilv
and will then be taken, one at a ' lime ,,tl""c"-" August 1 and No-j N
time, impartially and indisei imi-! verni er any important change in ; A
nately, from such container and 1 the actual supply conditions that I
.lie applications contained in such ; should have called for the advance
envelopes when comet in form';,, prict,. lat was llJiulc. The visi.
ana execution, win oe numnereu i , , ,. . n
u ii.. :.. n. : I bic supplies ot sugar were so largely
.Te.HliiV 111 U1U elWei 111 , U1CJ. fcllCj I
are taken, beginning with number nt t,lt; heginning of the last sugar!
one, and the numbers thus assign- campaign as to bring the price ofi
ed shall determine the order in : sugar down to or below the cost of j
which the persons named therein. 1rI t- '
may select and take lots. , , , ,
' . r , ,. 1 I ne price had recovered to 2.280
A list of the applicants to w hom 1 . . , ., , , ,
numbers are assigned, "showing the !A,lkn,st l tl,c s"P',liCS ,,atl ,,ot
number assigned to each of them, ,,cen dlnw' Pu to any unusual
will be conspicuously posted, and ' extent, and the 2.28c price wai
furnished to the papers for publi
cation as a matter of news, and
notice of the number assigned and
the time and place at which he
must appear to make his selection
will be promptly mailed to the ad
dress set forth in the application
of each person to whom a number;
is assigned. j
All applications which arc not
correct in form and execution will '
be marked "Rejected, imperfectly j
executed." and filed in the order j
in which they are rejected, audi
notice thereof will be sent to the.
persons who presented such appli
cations. 6. SELECTION OF L O T S.
Peginuing at 9 o'clock a. m.
: On Thursday, December 3 1,
1914,. at tlie Land Oliice. Capitol
Building, Honolulu, for the Island
On Thursday; December 31,
19 14, at the Court House. Kapaa,
Kauai, for the Island of Kauai.
Any persons holding numbers
assigned to thein for the above
laud drawing may nuke 'their
select-ion ot the lots that are open
to selection and desired bv them
in the order in which their appliea-
lions lor participation are number-i
ed. . ., !
If any person Who has been as-'
signed a number at the drawing!
fails to appear and make his selec
tion when the numner assigned to!
him is reached and his name is!
called, his right to select will be j
passed until the other applicants'
assigned have been disposed of,:
when his name will be called again , I
and if he then fails to appear and '
make his selection, he will be
deemed to have abandoned hi si
right to select.
7. PROOF AT TIME" OF SE- i
LECTION. At the time he ap-,
pears to make his selection, each
applicant must "be; prepared toi
show his qualifications to take a
homestead by affidavit in the form
preset ibed by the Commissioner,
and otherwise. If any applicant
is not a citizen of the United
States In' birth, he mint present at
the"s 'ine time either the original
or a certified copy of his declara
tion of intention to bi-come a citi
zen, or of the onlcr if the court!
admitting him to citizenship; and i
if an applicant who is not born in !
the United States claim citizenship,
through his fathers naturalization j
while he was under 21 vears of j
ag , he must present a certified
copy of the order of the court ad-1
mining his father to citizenship. j
No person who appears to be ;
disqualified to take a homestead!
will be permitted to make a selec-
tiou, or, in case he has nude a!
selection to receive :he necessary!
papers or take or retain posse
of the lot selected.
s. FORMS, MAI'S, INFORMA
TfON. Plank forms of appiiea
then a normal value on the supply
and demand basis.
SUPPLIES DRAWM UPON.
Pet ween August 1 and Novem
ber 2 the visible supplies had been
drawn upon to some further ex
tent, but still sufficient supplies in
remained to meet the demands as
to warrant the 2.44c value again.
What caused the intermediate
rise in price of over l'-C per cent?
It was simply the mistaken sud
den conviction that took possession
of Great lhilain and the United
States that because ot the cutting
off of European biet sugar sup
plies the cane sugar supplies would
be insufficient for the demands of
the two countries.
Immediate action to ; ossess the
supplies at any cost soon develop
ed the unchanged facts that sup
plus were easily secure d and were
abundant for all demands.
The mistaken conviction ended
in Great llritaiu when the P.ritish
government h a d easily - secured
about a million tons cane sugar
from various countries by the first
of September, and ended in the
United States soon after, since
which time the market price has
Continued on page 6.
IK FY! - o
m fcL-. Ji. JT
ISLAND OF OAHU
A L E KOU-WAIKALUAKAI,
DISTRICT OF KOOLAUPO
KO. it No. Area Appraised Value
19 ' 10. 6S S 7uo.()')
20 11.14 725.00,
21 1 1.55 750.00
22 ' 13.56 550.OO'
23 11.20 650.00 1
24' 10.02 575 00,
25 10. S3 650.00
26 10.6() 650.00;
27 12.16 675.00'
2.S 10.05 475 00 !
29 15.. SO 900.00 !
30 13.08 650 00.
31 13.40 625.00
32 10.80 450.00
33 12.15 525.00
34 14.35 425.00:
"C".) DISTRICT OF KOO-.
41 7.60 S 150.00
42 9.15 545.00!
13 9.56 565.00 !
44 10.39 575.00
45 10.90 550.00 j
46 10.53 550.00 !
47 11.07 5O0.00!
ISLAND OF KAUAI.
011 : KAPAA MAUKA iKAPAIII),
DISTRICT OF KAWAIIIAU.
58,59,60 61 19.10 $190.00
l i ssed envelopes for ap
plications, blank forms of affidavits',
of uaIifie-ations, other necessary
forms and information in regard
to the lauds to be opened and the ;
terms under which fhey may be
take n . may be nbt lined fioin the
Commissioner o f Public Lands,
Honolulu, or from the Asst. Sub
Agent, Mis Pernice E. L. Hun l
ley, Kapaa, Kauai. 1
16S 23.12 231.00
169 22.27 223.00
170 23. 0,s 237.00
171 21.54 175.00
172 31.84 279.00
(S) , Josiir.V D. TiiKi;u, !
Commissioner of Public Lands, j
( S; Li e n s E. Pinkiiam,
Governor of I lawaii.
Dated October 27th, 1914. !
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