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VOL. V. NO. G37.
HONOLULU, H. I., MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 1893.
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LEWEBS & COOKE,
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ALL KINDS OF BUILDINQ MATLRIALS.
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WILDER & CO.,
Dealers in Lumber,. Paints, Oils, Nails,
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of every kind.
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IMPORTERS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
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Corner Fort and Queen Streets, Honolulu,
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chandise. Qaeen Street, Honolulu.
JNO. S. SMITHIES,
Auctioneer and General Business Agent.
Mahukona, Kohala, Hawaii.
WENNEB & CO.,
Manufacturing and Importing Jewelers.
92 Fort Street, Honolulu.
Manufacturing Jeweler and AVatcii-
Kukui Jowelry a specialty. Particular
attention paid to all kinds of repairs.
Molnerny Block, Fort Street.
ATLAS ASSUBANCE CO.
H. W. Schmidt & Sons,
AclhNTS FOR THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.
HONOLULU IRON WORKS,
Steam Enoinfs, Sugar Mills, Boilers,
.CooLLits. Iron, Brash,-and Lead
Machinery of Every Description Made to
Order. Particular attention paid to Ships'
Dlucksmithing. Job Work executed at
0. B. RIPLEY,
Completo plans and specifications for
every description of building. Contracts
drawn and careful superintendence of con
struction given when required. Cull and
examine plans. New designs. Modern
buildings. Oillce, Room 5, Sproekels' Block.
A1UIUU1 101, 'MB.
W. A. WALL,
(I.uto with tho Government Survey.)
P. O. Box 10.'. Mutual Tolu. 110. OMco
over i'l)iop'n Bank,
W. H. STONE,
P, 0, llox 17.
To Consolidate and Amend the Law entitled "An Act to .
Facilitate the Acquiiung and Settlement of Homesteads,"
otherwise known as the "homestead act."
Be it Enacted by the Queen and the Legislature of the Hawaiian
Section 1. That the Minister of the Interior is hereby
authorized to cause portions of the public lauds which are
suitable for the purpose, and not at the time held by any
, person under lease from the Government, to bo surveyed and
laid out in lots not over twenty and not less than two acres
in extent in dry or kula land, and not over two acres in extent
in wet or kalo laud, with convenient roads in .connection
therewith -svhich shall not lead into the gulches. Provided,
however, that in the Districts of Kahikinui and Kipahulu,
Maui, and Kan, Kona and Puna, Hawaii, such lots may not be
more than one hundred acres in area.
Section 2. Upon the completion of any such survey the
Minister of the Interior shall appoint three appraisers, onejaf
whom shall be the surveyor who has laid out the land, and
the other two residents of the district in which such land is
situated, who shall examine the lots so laid out and appraise
the same in their discretion at reasonable market rate, and
shall report their appraisments to the Minister of the Interior
by a written statement signed by at least two of the said ap
praisers. Provided, however, that if by reason of the location
of the land so surveyed it is difficult to obtain appraisers,
or the smallness of the area will raise the proportionate
cost of such appraisement above a reasonable amount, then
and in such case, the Minister of the Interior, the surveyor
who surveyed such land, and the Surveyor-General, may make
The Minister of the Interior shall thereupon publish a 110
.tice in the Hawaiian lapguage, and if he deem advisable, in
any other language in which newspapers' m the Kingdom 'are
published, which notice shall be in substance as follows :
" , .lots have been set apart at
in the .District of , Island of for
the purpose of conveying to such persons as may wish to ac
quire homesteads, upon which to live. The surveys can be
examined at the office of jthe Interior Department by intend
ing purchasers, who may also examine the lots as laid out on
the ground upon application to or
of said district appraisers, who will point them out, and who
shall be entitled to a fee of one dollar for such service from
the party or parties applying. Any person of full age who
may desire to acquire any of the said lots shall apply in writ
ing to the Minister of the Interior, stating the number of the
lot chosen, and shall thereupon attend at the office of the
Minister of the Interior, if such application is accepted and
the proper papers signed and delivered. No one will be al
lowed to acquire more than one lot ; provided, however, that
persons will be allowed to acquire two lots whore one of them
is kula land only, and one of them is wot or kalo lund only.
" Minister of tho Interior."
Section 3. Upon receiving written application for any of
said lots, tho same shall be filed with the date of their receipt.
In case two or more persons apply for the same lot, the one
whoso application is first received, if ho is a resident of the -district
in which tho lots are laid out, shall have tho prece
dence ; provided, however, that if he should not attend in per
son or by attorney at the office of tho Minister of the Interior
within one week from the time of tho receipt of his applica
tion, tho second one applying shall have tho precedence of all
others in tho same manner, and so on as to other applicants.
Upon considering tho respective applications tho Minister of
the Interior shall grant the same upon tho payment by the
applicant of tho quarter-yearly rout or interest in advance, as
provided by tho written agreement between tho Minister of
tho Interior and tho applicant, as hereinafter sot forth, and
tho execution by tho applicant together with tho Minister of
tho Interior, of such written agreement in .duplicate, and
shall deliver to such applicant one of such duplicates, duly
stamped, which shall entitle him to tho immediate possession
of tho lot or lots of land thoroiu described, according to tho
covenants and stipulations thereof, and which shall bo admitted
as ovidonco without further proof in all courts of tho King
dom ; such agreements shall bo in shbstanco as follows :
" , . . Minister of tho Intorior, on behalf of
the Hawaiian Government, tho party of tho first part, and
of Island of tho party of tho second
part, agree as follows: "The party of tho first "part agrees to
boll, and tho party of the second part agrees to purchase, tho
lot numbered upon tho survoy of land under tho
Homestead Act, Number in the District of
Island of inulmling an uroa of .... ncron in ton
yours from this dule, at tho price of dollars,
"It is further agreed that tho party of the second part may
take immediate possession of tho said promises and hold tho
samo, as hereinafter provided, for the term of ton years with
out being subject to tho payment of taxes therefor, and shall
within one year from this dato build a dwelling-house upon
the said lot (in caso two lots are taken, describe tho lot of
kula laud by number), and begin to occupy the same, and
shall continue to use tho samo as his residence for the term
of three years thereafter, and shall within three years from
this date enclose tho said lot (in caso two lots aro taken, de
scribe tho lot of kula laud by uumbor) with a substantial fence,
and shall pay quarteily in advance dollars (a sum rep
resenting tho quarterly interest of tho -said purchase price at
five per cent, per annum) to tho party of the first part, and at
the end of the said term shall pay in full the said
dollars (tho purchase price), or any part of tho same that shall
at that time remain unpaid, or shall deliver a mortgage of tho
premises to secure tho said sum or such unpaid balance at
his own expense, for a term not less than one year nor more
than ten years, as tho party of tho first purbshall decide, with
interest at the rate of five per cent, per annum, payable semi
annually in advance. Upon the receipt of such sum of money,
or unpaid balance thereof, or such mortgage, tho party of tho
first part shall deliver to tho party of tho second part, or his
heirs, a Royal Patent for said promises, except as provided
in Section 6 of said Homestead Act.
"Provided, however, if the party of the second part shall
not place a dwelling-house upon the said promises, and begin
to use the same as a dwelling-house one year from this date,
or shall not continue to live upon the said premises for the
rest of the said term of three years, or shall not fence tho
said lot (in caso two lots aro taken, describe the lot of kula
land by number) within throe years from this date with a sub
stantial fence, or shall fail to pay the said interest as the
same shall become due, or shall not pay the said sum of
dollars (purchase price) or tho unpaid balance thereof at tho
end of the said ten j'ears, or in lieu thereof deliver a mort
gage as aforesaid to the party of the first part, these presents
shall become void, and tho party of the first part may there
upon, without notice, demand or legal process, take possession
of the said premises, with all improvements that may be there
on, and remove the party of tho second part, and all persons
claiming under him, and their effects. It is hereby further
agreed that the party of tho second part, or his heirs, shall
not assign this agreement, and any such assignment shall
"cause this agreement to-become. vqidaa hereinbefore sot fjDrth.
The party of the second part may under this agreement pay
the whole or any part of said purchase price at any time at
his option before the termination of the said ten years, and
upon any such payment shall bo allowed a corresponding le
duction of tho amount of the interest money hereinbefore
stipulated. In caso of the death of tho party of the second
part before tho expiration of tho said ten years, all the rights
and benefits of this agreement shall vest in his heirs accoid
ing to law, subject to their completion of the performance of
the stipulations theieuf to be performed by the party of the
" Nothing in this agreement is to bo construed as giving
the party of tho second part any right to impound live stock
trespassing on the said promises until he shall have fenced
the said lot as required by this agreement."
Section 4. No person having a lot of land under this Act
shall be permitted to cut and sell ohia, koa, bread-fruit and
fruit-bearing ohia trees growing upon such land, excejit only
so far as ho may require tho land for immediate cultivation.
Section 5. Every person owning laud under this Act shall
have tho authority to demand of every other person in pos
session of a lot under this Act, or of any one in possession of
any adjoining land in fee simple, to join in tho building of a
fence, and to enter proceedings therefor according to law.
Section G. The Minister of tho Intorior may issue a Royal
Patent for such laud to tho person purchasing the samo, after
said party shall have built a suitable house, and shall have
enclosed tho land with a fonce in accordance with law, and
shall have paid the purchase prico of such land together with
the interest thereon, and that two-thirds of such land shall
have been cleared and planted with fruit-bearing plants.
Section 7. The poison recoiving tho land may, under this
Act, put a substitute in his stead on such laud, subject to Iho
consent of tho Minister of tho Intorior, upon satisfactory rea
sons boing given to him. Provided, however, that tho prin
cipal shall bo responsible for all acts douo by such substitute.
Section 8. Tho charges and fei" of tho surveyors and ap
praisers, and other oxponsos rcquiied under this Act, shall bo
paid from moneys in tho Tieasury not otherwise appropriated.
The fees of the said appraisers shall bo five dollars a day a
Section 1). Chapter XLV. of tho Laws of 1881, entitled
"An Act to facilitate tho acquiring and sottlomont of Ilomo
stoads, and Chapter LTV. of tho Laws of 1888, outitled "An
Act to amend an Act entitled An Act to fucilituto tho acquir
ing and sottlumont of llomostoads," and Chaptor XL. of tlio
Laws of 18i)0, entitled "An Act to amend Section !J of Chap
ter XLV. of tho Sossion Laws of 1881," and Chapter LXXX V.
of tho Laws of 18!)0, ontitled "An Act to amend Section - and
Section ! of Chapter XLV. of tho Laws of 1881, being an Act
ontitled "An Act to facilitate tho acquiring and hottloniont of
HoiuoHtoudH," approved tho 2!)th day of August, 1881, ami all
laws and pints of laws in contravention hoiowith are hereby
Section 10. This Act shall take effect from and after tho
date of its approval.
Approved this Oth day of January, A. D. 18915.
By the Queen :
CJ. N. Wilcox,
Minister of the Interior.
Bkil 411 TELEPHONES Mutual -ill
At McKinley Prices !
Departure Bay Coal
12 .A. TON!
" Dollveri'd to any part of Honolulu
HUSTACE & CO.
Tap- Ring up No. 114 on Botli Tele-
Wm.G. Irwin & Go.
Win. G. Irwin, - President and Mannirci
Clans Snreckels, - - - - Vice-President
W, M. Gillard, - Secretary and Treasurer
Thco. C. Porter
AGENTS OF TUE
Oceanic Steamship Company,
OF SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.
C. BREWER & CO.
J. O. Carter President and Manager
(. II. Robertson Treasurer
K. I. Million? Secretary
W. F. Allen Auditor
lion. C. R. IMshon
S. C. Allen r Directors
Union Gas Engine Co.
(Incorporated May Hi, 1802.)
MANUFACTURERS OF THE
Regan Vapor Engines
PACIFIC GAS ENGINES.
Horizontal it Upright,
Stationary it Marine,
Gas A Gasoline Kinjines,
Pumps & Launches.
GIS-tf Solo Anent for Hawaiian Islands.
A Small Lot of the Noted
NID LEAor DWARF COCOANUT
Just Received from Samoa, also
a lot of
ASSORTED VARIETIES OF C0C0ANUTS.
Tlitwn Nuts nrn rnr(fn!K m'U,'tiil
for planting and are just beginning to
sprout. A photograph of the Dwarf Cocuu
nut may be seen at the ntoro of
H. E. McINTYRE & BRO.
HUSTACE & CO.,
WOOD and COAL.
White and Black Sand
Which wis will sell nt the Verj lowest
Bell 414 TELEPHONE Mutual 414
Honolulu Carriage Co.
1101 H TKL. No. XiT,.
Stand: Comer Fort & Merchant Sts.
Hacks can be had at any hour of theday
up ui i- o i jocik in uikiii, on icinid
to bilit tho times.
Hacks Nos. 33, 45, G2, G3, 67, 70, 73, 97, 196
EDWIN A. JONES
Has opened an oillce for train-nctiug all
liusinu-s in connection with
Trusts, Purchase and Salo ol Bonds,
Stock and Real Estate,
And is prepared to Audit Accounts.
Olllee: No. IJ Merchant xlli'ct, ollloo latel.v
occupied by the lato Joim. Austin.
p. o. liuxw.
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MORm ( I I PPIlVrj
XlXIlO-lli JIjLL JL llA'C
lly A. M. IllUTRNCOUUP,
Wltiriiuir hurgeoii and Doulurln Horn's,
corner llvri'taulu mid I'liiinhliuwl M.
Mutual Mulwphouo 3T7
r r a t bollie11' Mm1'
J V. XX JLJi
W. F. REYNOLDS, Prop.
Just Received Ex "Australia"
Lawn TVuhm Ilad.ets, $3.o0 f8 $6.
Xch, full court.
Tops, ,1c. to 10c.
Croquit Sets, $l.o0 to $12.
Base Balh, 10c. to $!.J0.
Base Hall Butt, 10c. to 00c.
Mask, $1 to $4.
Catcher's Gloies, .70V. to $7.0.
A LAUGH ASSORTMENT OK
Children's Picture Books
Pocket Knives & Scissors,
ll'II, AMI lOMI'I.r.TI. I INK OF
IT 1 1 nio
Full Bound Blank Books
At San Francisco Prices,
Blank Books & Office Supplies
Mules, Horses, Carriage,
To be sold at Public Auction, at in v place
at UTTI.l? 11R1TA1N, Honolulu,
if not before sold,
On Monday, February 6, 1893,
AT 9 O'CLOCK A. M., VIZ.:
40 California Mules, yVrfoM
In Lots of 10 l'.aeh;
40 Leather Head Halters!
4 Saddle Horses,
And as fiood us New
1 2-Seated Family Carriage,
With Pole, Shafts, and NccK-Yoke,
1 Fine Sot Doable Harness for same
EST- The iibine Property can nil bo seen
at inv place during ouo week beforn sale,
anil htock must bo removed from inv Pad
dock on day of sale. TURMS CASH.
J. N. "WRIGHT,
P. 0. l!OX 15'J.
Closing Out Sale
Toys, with or without Mechanism,
Dolls, rings, Albums, Satchels,
Pur-es, Vumis, Statues,
Bronze Wiiro, Moccti Cups,
Opera and Spy Glasses, (warranted first
Minors, Frames, llraekets,
Perfumery, Fancy Goods,
Pans, (extra tine).
Carpets and Rugs, (nil sines);
Cflfc- Kaeh Piece marked with CASH
DISCOUNT on Larger Cash Pur
chases. WU r.VKRYRODY Invited to an In
HwcUon. H. W. SCHMIDT & SONS.
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Royal Irish Linen Statione
j I .111.1 .Huni.im iw i.i.i it) i in.
J ,"'' ww'k " 't'ontli' Repairing,
I Cleaning and Sharpening dune; Duplicate
Pieces furnlHlieslwIiuiireiiulri'd. Machines
called for and returned. Alto, ltcmiirlm:
I (iunlcii JIok In fact, can do anything
mriKMiry iirouiiu mo noure or Maine.
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