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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 1916
Tells What He Can And
Thinks He Cannot
The following is the letter of
the Governor to Rev. Hans Isen
berg, President of Lihue Planta
tion Company, in reply to the lat
ter's recent proposals, published
in these columns:
Honolulu, April 18, 1916.
Rev. Hans Isenberg. President,
Lihue Plantation Co. Ltd.,
Replying t o your company's
communication and proposals un
der date of April 9, 1916, and your
later verbal suggestions, permit
me to state as follows:
On October first of the year 1917.
the lease, at an annual rental of
twelve hundred dollars per annum,
held by your company on the land
or Ahupuaa of Wailua-uka, Kauai,
comprising 17,455 acres, more or
less, of which about 2700 acres
are now under cultivation, expires,
and, with all the improvements of
whatever nature and condition, in
cluding all water and water de
velopment pertaining thereto, re
verts to the territory of Hawaii
without exceptian, and all these
lands save the forest leserve and
necessary reservations for the gen
eral public good are, under the
Organic Act. subject to homestead-
ing as provided therein, and will
be so treated bv this administra
On Tulv first of the year 1921.
the lease now held by your com
pany, at an annual rental of eight
hundred dollars, on the lands Wai
lua-kai, Kauai, and known as the
Lindemann lease, comprising 2460
acres, more or less, of which 450
ncres are now in cane and 400
acres in rice, and all improvements
thereon will revert to the territory
of Hawaii and under the Organic
Act be subject to homesteading.
Your company has in paragraph
No 2 of its letter stipulated.
"You to give us a right of way
for the term of 21 years tor our
present railroads, ditches, flumes,
etc., situate on public lands."
Verbally you expanded t h
"etc." to include bridges, trestles,
tunnels, roads, etc.
The above utilities are about to
become the sole properly of the
territory of Hawaii, hence cannot
be regarded or treated as your
property, except for the brief
periods to the exoiration of your
Were this administration to en
tertaiu and grant your company s
proposal No. 2. it would transfer
to the Lihue Plantation Co,. Ltd.
practically the absolute control o
Wailua lands and waters for 21
vears unless the government had
the disposition and means to prac
tically duplicate every utility and
water supply you seek to control
The government cannot enter
tain your proposals as dehned by
paragraph No. 2 as submitted.
The government will, in the
case of the Lihue Plantation Co
Ltd.. continue the policy it has
put in force in the case of the Pio
neer Mill Co., Ltd., Maui, and
elsewhere, to wit:
Where your company has fee
simple land on which it obtains
water supply and is now desirous
to convey it by ditch, trestle, pipe,
flume or tunnel over government
lands to other company owned fee
simple land, the government will,
on reasonable terms and time,
grant a license for the purpose de
signaled. Where transportation facilities
are similarly involved, the govern
ment will buy by license grant
necessary rights of '.vay over gov
The above is conditioned on the
granting by the Lihue Plantation
Co., Ltd., to the Territory of Ha
waii of similar rights of way on
the fee simple land of said com
pany and under similar conditions,
The territorial government will
(Special Washington Correspondence of THE
Washington D. C, April 6.
Delegate Kalanianaole has intro
duced the following bill:
That eaoh and every public-
utility company operating within
the Territory of Hawaii under any
franchise or charter heretofore ap
proved or gi anted by the Congress
of the United States shall, within
one month after the expiration of
each calendar year, pay to the
treasurer of the county in which
said company operates such per
centum of the gross receipts of said
company for the preceding calen
dar year as its franchise now re
quires it to pay to the Territory of
Sec. 2. That all Acts and parts
f Acts inconsistent with this
enactment are hereby repealed.
Election Of Officers
At the annual meeting of The
Garden Island Publishing Co.,
Ltd.. held April 20. 1916, thefol
owing were elected officers for tin
Chas. A Rice, president;
E. A. Knudsen, vice-president;
K. C. Hopper, secretary;
L. D. Timmons, treasurer;
Chas. S. Dole, auditor.
The above, with the exception
of the auditor, and with the addi
tion of Chas. H. Wilcox, consti
tute the Board of Directors,
K C. Hopper,
Secretary, Garden Island Publish
ing Co., Ltd.
Lihue, Kauai, April 20. 1916.
The following promotion is an
nounced for the information of all
concerned: 2d Lieut. Richard L.
Hughes, 4th Infantry, to be first
lieutenant is assigned to the 4th
Infantry and will report in person
or in writing to ins regimenta
commander for assignment and for
duty. Lfeut. Hughes will report
to the officers' examining board to
take the prescribed examination
for the grade to which promoted
at such time as the board may di
The current Mid-Pacific is abun
dantly illustrated and contains i
numlxT of interesting artieles, cov
vering most countries bordering this
ocean. Mr. Ford, the editor,
still at San Diego, but is doing
good work on his magazine at Ions
The churches of Kauai willhsld
a convention at the Lihue Hawaii
an church from April 28 to May 1
This will be a big and important
gathering, abounding in features
of interest to church people.
grant a license for 21 years for
rignt of way for a railroad from
the point on the boundary between
the fee simple lands of the Lihue
Plantation Co.. Ltd., and the gov
eminent lands described in what
is known as the Lindemann lease
at which the railroad now exists
over government lands as describ
ed in your proposal to the south
boundary of Olohena.with a branch
line to such a point as may beniu
tuaily determined on the boundary
line of the Kapaa homesteads
Series No. 2.
Should there be any disagree
ment as to transportation or rates
between the Kapaa homesteaders
and the Lihue Plantation Co., Ltd..
it shall be submitted to the Public
Utilities Commission and their de
cision shall be final.
(Signed) Lrcirs E. Pinkham.
Governor of Hawaii.
STATEMENT OF THE OWN
ERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, CIR
CULATION, ETC., REQUIRED
BY THE ACT OF CONGRESS OF
AUGUST 24, 1912, of "The Gar
den Island" published weekly at
Lihue, Hawaii, for April 1916.
State of Hawaii, County of Kauai.
Before me, in and for the State
and county aforesaid, personally ap
peared the Manager of The Garden
sland and that the following is, to
the best of his knowledge and be
lief, a true statement of the owner
ship, management (and if a daily
paper, the circulation), etc,, of the
aforesaid publication for the date
shown in the above caption, re
quired by the Act of August 24,
1912, embodied i n section 443,
'ostal Ijuvs and Regulations, print
ed on the reverse of this form to wit
1 . The names and addresses
of the publisher, editor, managing
editor, and business manager are
Publisher The Garden Island
Publishing Co., Ltd., Lihue, Ha
waii. Editor L. D. Timmons, Lihue,
Business Manager K. C. Hopper,
2. That the owners are:
E. A. Knudsen, Kekaha, Kauai,
II.; S. W. Wilcox, Lihue, Kau
ai, franeis Uay, Jlakaweii, Kauai,
S. Wilcox, Lihue, Kauai, M.
Broadlwnt, Lihue, Kauai, S. K.
Kaeo, Lihue, Kauai, A. Brodie,
Kekaha, Kauai, II. P. Faye, Keka-
1a, Kauai, Annie S. Knudsen, Ke
kaha, Kauai, E. Omstead, Mexico,
B. Alexander, Scotland, Father
Riclander, Mass., R. P. Spalding,
Kealia, Kauai, E. de Lacy, Lihue,
Kauai, L. D. Timmons, Lihue, Ka
uai, C. II. Wilcox, Lihue, Kauai,
B. D. Baldwin, Makaweli, Kauai,
II. Coney, Lihue, Kauai, G. N.
Wilcox, Lihue, Kauai, J. II.
Arendt, Waipahu, Oahu, A. F.
Knudsen, Kekaha, Kauai, Aubrey
Robinson, Makaweli, Kauai, C. B.
Iofgaard, Waimea, Kauai, E. E.
Mahlum, Waimea, Kauai, T.
Brandt, Waimea, Kauai, J. K. Far-
ey, Koloa, Kauai, M. B. Fernan
dez, Lihue, Kauai, Win. Danford,
Kekaha, Kauai, R. W. T. Purvis,
Lihue, Kauai, C. S. Dole, Lihue,
Kauai, W. II. Rice, Lihue, Kauai,
K. C. Hopper, Lihue, Kauai, II.
Isenberg, Lihue, Kauai, Anna C.
Wilcox, Lihue, Kauai, C. A. Rice,
Lihue, Kauai, Mrs. A. S. Wilcox,
3. That the known bondholders,
mortgagees, and other security hold
ers owning or holding 1 per cent or
more of tofal amount of bonds,
mortgages, or other securities are
4. That the two paragraphs next
above, giving the names of the own
ers, stockholders, and security hold
ers, if any, contain not only the
list of stockholders and security
holders as they appear upon the
lxwjks of the company but also, in
cases where the stockholders or se
curity holder appears upon the
books of the company as trustee or
in any other fiduciary relation, the
name of the person or corporation
for whom such trustee is acting, is
given; also that the said two para
graphs contain statements embrac
ing affiant's full knowledge and le
lief as to the circumstances and con
ditions under which stockholders
and security holders who do not ap
pear uppn the books of the company
as trustees, hold stock and securities
in a capacity other than that of a
lona fide owner; and this affiant
has no reason to ln-lieve that any
other person, association, or corpo
ration has any interest direct or in
direct in the said stock, bonds, or
other securities than as so stated by
K. C. Hopper,
Sworn to and sul scribed lefore
me this 1st day of April, 1916.
A. G. Kavlukoi',
Notary Public, Fifth Judicial Cir
cuit, T. II.
My commissiou expires June 30
The following arrived by the
Kinau Friday morning: Chas
Gray, E. Fountain, L. W Hag
man, Mrs, F.Deinert. Ptiil.Spauld
iug, Mrs. J. H. Bole. J. II . Busch
er. J. C. Canon. M. T. Barkow
In The Circcit Court, Fii
Circuit, Territory of
July A. D. Term.
TERRITORY OF HAWAII, by
Arthur C. Wheeler, Acting Super
intendent of Public Works
Plaintiff and Petitioner
Annie S. Knudsen, Augustus F.
Knudsen, Arthur S. Knudsen, by
Bishop Trust Company Ltd. his
Guardian: Eric A. Knudsen, Ida
E. Von Holt. Maud Garstin, H.
M. Von Holt, Trustee, Yamani,
S. Ozaki, Francis Gay, Aubrev
Robinson. Jane R. Gay and Mis.
Aubrey (Helen) Robinson, co
partners doing business under the
firm nimt and style of Gay &
Robinson, Kekaha Sugar Company
Ltd. Waimea Sugar Company Ltd,
John Doe, Mary Doe, and Richard
Roe, unknown owners and claim
Defendants and Respondents
Alias Term Summons
THE TERRITORY OF HA
WAII: To the high Sheriff of the Terri
torv of Hawaii, or his Deputy; the
Sheriff of the County of Kauai, or
You are commaned to summon
Annie S. Knudsen, Augustus F.
Knudsen, Maud K. Garstin, John
Doe, Mary Doe and Richard Roe,
defendants, in case they shall file
written answer within twenty days
fter service hereof, to be and ap
pear before the said Circuit Court
at the July 1916 Term thereof, to
be holden at Lihue, County of
Kauai, on Wednesday the 5th day
of July next, at 10 o'clock A. m.
to show cause why the claim of
The Territory of Hawaii, plaintiff,
should not be awarded to plantiff
pursuant to the tenor of its com
And have you then and there
this writ with full return of your
Witness the Honorable Lyle A.
Dickey, Judge of the Circuit Court
of the Fifth Circuit, at Lihue, this
17th day of January, 1916.
(Signed) D. Wm. Dean.
TERRITORY OF HAWAI
COUNTY OF KAUAI
I, D. W. Dean, Clerk of the
Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial
Circuit, Territory of Hawaii, do
hereby certify that the foregoing
is a full, true and correct copy of
the alias summons in the case of
The Territory of Hawaii vs. An
nie Knudsen, et al., as the same
appears of record and on file in the
office of the Clerk of said Court
I further certify that the petition
prays the condemnation for use as
a wharf site, of the following des
cribed land and its appurtenances,
situate at Waimea, Island and
County of Kauai. Territory of Ha
Beginning at a point on the sea
shore at high water mark, from
which point ot beginning the true
azimuth and distance to a nail set
in the outer end of the wharf is
12 22' 46' 378.5 feet; the true
azimuths and distances from said
nail to Government Trig. Station
Puu Lani" is 272 45', 28,469.80
feet and to Government Trig Sta
tion Puu O Papal" is 292 51',
21,271.23 feet running bv true
azimuths as follows:
1. 185 52' 258.0 feet; 2. 95
52 62.0 feet; 3. 5 52' 258.0 feet;
4. Thence along high water mark
to point of beginning, the true
azimuth and distance being 275
52', 62.0 feet. Containing an area
of 15,996 square feet(more or less.)
All persons having any interest
in. or claim to, the land and its
appurtenances sought to be con
demned. are hereby warned that
unless they file answer at said
Circuit Court, on or before May 8,
1916. they will be forever barred
from contesting said petition or
any judgement entered thereon
In witness whereof I have here
unto set my hand and affixed the
seal of the said Circuit Court this
17th day of January. 1916.
(Signed) D. Wm. Dean.
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