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KVKNINO BULLETIN. HONOLULU H. T., MONDAY, DEC. 30,
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a New Lot of . .
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and RIVETED PIPES for irrigation
purposes a specialty. Particular atten
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executed at shortest notice.
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THE WICII Of IKE, M IP IS no, Copk. cn
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nAN FRANCISCO. CAL. . J.
DELEGATE WILCOX'S LAND BILL
II. II. livVU,
In tuo House of llcpresentatlves, De
cember U, 191.
Mr. . mox Introduced tho lollowlng
bill, wnltn was roierrcd to tno Com
ini.tco ou tuo Territories anil ordered
to bo printed:
A Hill to I'rovldo Special Land Ijtwg
lor thn 'lerrl.ory ol Hawaii.
no It Knacicd by tho Senate nnd Housa
oi iieprcscnia.ives o. tno united
States ot America In Congress As
sembled: That tho public lands ceded to tho
United Stales by Joint resolution ap
proved July 7, 1888, w.tnin tno Tern-
Hawaii are hcrooy divided
Into tour classes, namely:
utnds ol the first class shall em
hrira nil cllv nnd town lots. streets.
alleys, parks, wuarves, lan.ungs, and
suburban lands within a dlstanco ot
two miles Irotn tho Incorporated Um
ItA of nny city or town oi nvo nunurcu
Inhabitants or upward. In cases whero
such Incorporated limits are not estab
lished nnd defined, the Secretary of tho
interior Is hereby empowered, author
ized, and directed to select nnd Bet
npar't. w hln one year From and. after provalof siich.snryey by the , Commls
thPe approval Of this Act. such publle oner of jho Gene ral Land Office,
lapds ns ho may consider nno neem
to bo of a suburban nature, and tho t " urvy mwu.us u iv e)-or tho ucncrai Land umco. occomo ' "f, " "' '"" ""?"
President Is i authorUed to reserve township system ,1s not practicable, the public property ol tho Territory tlty of third-class il-aua. not otherwise
trom tno nubile lands, wncther survey- "h lftnlSB maV bc surveyed Into lots of Hnall In the samo manner and for appropriated In the Territory of Ha
cd or Tniurveycd. town Bites on the contarnlng as nearly forty acres a thu RaInu purposes as provided in sec-.wall, to bo contiguous In lorm and lo
shores of " harbora or any natural or may be, which shall be properly num- tlon 7 ofthls Act. ted in one body, in comormlty to the
nrnsnectlve T centers o? nonulatlon. utr; nnrt described, with convenient. Third-Class Flllna Fee. 1Pl1 "hbdlvlslons and approved sur-
When so selected set anarto? rescn- "3s not' exceeding four rods .wide I 'T,'"f" , , " ,?.l '! ... ,ha'vcy of the public lands aa provided in
21"??"? 55IV.TA.. .alu' L ?c L.j nor less than two rods' wldo and upon I-or all lands of.iao third class, the h . , after tho Mme bi)0 dccn
tnilirt. nf h n$TL. Mct Z
!nr hn? Irl Islattan bv cSnarosi , l?nds
nf iSSJ fi? .h.uRpmtfnn
?!t,h? .8--C0.nl.c i ?"1Lei?b.r?f.?..n '
odor p7rt.ycult.ved.wh..o "under
lf.ao nr nthnrwlao nn.l nnt Mcno.llni!
tniiTi f,. aTovn aoi invni. nian nil u-.t
!n . known nr?ni .1 knrt.
Lmi 3 tan Soi
the third class shall embrace all other
public lands, nt any elevation above
sea level, agricultural, pastoral, forest.
and wast., land on all tho pifficlpal
IslnmU which mttv In unv mnmer bo
n.lnntP.1 In .lnmosllc nn nn.l hnbltn,
adapted to domestic use and habita
tion. Lands of the fourth class shall
embrace all public lands on all the
small outlying Islands, reefs, and
shoals which arc not capable- of domes
tic use nnd habitation
Sec. 2. That tho Secretary of the
Interior Is charged with tho supcrvl-,
slon of public business relating to all
public lands ceded to tho United
States within tho Territory of Hawaii,
and shall excrclso all tha powers and
duties conferred upon nlm by tho laws
or the United States relating to the
public domain In-tho Territory ot Ha
waii, as elsewhere in the United
8tatcs, not contrary to tho provisions
of this Act.
Sec, 3. That the Commissioner ol
tho General Land Offlco shall -perform
under direction of tho Secretary of the
Interior, all executive duties apper
taining to tne sun-eying and dlsposl-
tlon of tho public lands or the United
States In the Territory of Hawaii or
,,. . ni, ii.-DM.-iiiiift DULii iiu ,i,;
loads, and also such as relate tn nrl-
vato claims of land, and tho Is.r ng
of patents for all grants of land by lit
uovernment within tno Termor) ol
nn wan, ami snail excrclso all tho
powers nnd duties conferred upon Mm
by tho laws of tho United States ic'at-
ing to tho public domain In tho Terrl
tory of Hawaii, as elsewhere In the
United States, not contrary to tho pro-
visions of this Act. Jurisdiction over
the public lands In tho Tcrrltorv of
Hawaii Is hereby expressly conferred
upon tho Land Department of the
Sec. 4. That tho Tcrrltorv of Hawaii
Mian (disunite ono surveyor generals
fllufB! ttin. . BAa.Aaa, MA A .A 1 111
"'""'I " minMjur ki-uuibi oiiicu uiriiiti, inn ujiiii'uiii!i itiiuu uo iu ins uiBiiiieiVkied witnesses nnd In the nb
to bo located at tho city of Hllo. on tuio namo and the rights thereunder b'mce of nny nuvcrso riithts mav
tno island or Hawaii. Thcro shall be
appointed by tho Preslacnt. by and
uyivu uuu ujubuui ui mu
Senate, one surveyor general fur tho
.nsirici or iiawan, wnoro salary shall
be Wi()0 per annum. Dnyable auarterly
by tho United States, and whoso pow.
era and duties shall bo tho samo as
iMu.iui-u u mu laws ui mo unueti
States In vtber districts, subject to tho
ulmf-l vlulnt, nf Ihn flnm-.-lnrv tt llin fn.
terUjr and under direction of tho Com-
mlssluner or the Ueneral Land Offlco.
in .uuiuiiiiiijr nun ini- iiuviBiuu ui
The .and Districts.
Sec. 5. That thu President is hen
by autholrcd to cxta ili two public
hind illslrlitb and two public laud of.
flees Vkltblu the Teilltoy of Hawaii,
first. A Unltid States land ofUctt
Lhall bo established nt Hllo, on the
Islsnd or Kuwait,
....... ... .....
tho Island of oahu.
'The Hllo lamldl't, let shall etnhrac
the Island of Hawaii only. The llono-
lulu land district shall emhruco all thn
n'fcer Islands in the Tenltory of Ha
waii, The President shall appoint, by and
with the advice and consent of tho
Senate, registeis nnd receivers lor
dicli of the lund districts hereby es
tablished, whoso salary shall each bc
$.10'ji) pur annum, payablo quarterly by
thu United States, and whoso power
niid duties shall bo the nr.niu as regis-'
tirs and receivers In other land ills
Lti'.'cts of tho United StnteB ns by law
piovlded. Including such additional du
ties provided by this Act, and which
bbitll Include tho (omplctlon of all un
finished business relating to I lie pub
He lands within their lesnectlve die-
tilcts nt the dato of the approval of
thlil Act. arid subject to tho supervision
of the Secretary of tho Inteilor and
under tho dlicitlon of tho Commls-
sifjticr of tho Gonurnl Land Ofllei!.
All fees and public moneys collect-
cd by such registers and receivers
(ihall bc until monthly to the Sccintai'
or the Treasury, pmsuant to his I
fctrudluns, and dupltcntu amounts
tlien-ot shall bo transmitted to the,
Commissioner of tho General Land Of- j
iiio rresiuent may. wuenevcr no
tl.dius It advisable, consolidate Mich
lund illstiiits und land offices ns may
heiit subsertu thn public Intuiests,
Sec.C. Thut lands of tho first class
shall be selected, lociited, dosrillied,
llbteil. and lupuited to tho Piesldcnt.
UNDER FEDERAL JURISDICTION
under direction of the Secretary of tho i
Interior, for. further action by Con
gross. Until so acted upon, tho re
ceiver of each land district shall, with
in his district, collect nnd transmit
nionlhlv to tho Secretary or tho Treas
ury, pursuant to lilsr' Instructions, nil
rents and profits arising under any ex
luting lease or local occupation ol
inch public property, uulldlngs nnd
ground used for public purposes ox-
cepted, and shall transmit duplicate
occounls thereof to tno Commissioner
of tho Ocnornl i.and Office,
... . .. ..1...11 ka Amin n dai.
tie upon, occupy, or enter any of said
lands of tho first class until further
action shall bo taken by Congress In
which tho manner of disposition there
of bhall be defined.
Sec. 7. That lands of tho second
class, whether under lease or other
wise occupied, shall bo surveyed ac
cording to the township system, when
ever the same Is practicable, and two
rods In width nlong each sldo of all
section and quarter-section lines in
lands of the. second class, upon ap-
",V:" - - p " v;
t exccedlnirl2 per cent and
'" 811:h mann;r ih lot 'snail
ve a reasouaolo frontage on such
load. Uiiin approval of such survey
??. t Commissioner of tno General
" "mce, nil suco rosus, iogeini-1
wltn.all roads heretororo established,
Bhalf become the public property ot
Territory of Hawaii without fur-
ther action, for use. as public high-
yg,,, 7 , awal Vlatlng"
ViehwtTvB Tho location and
P '" " f " T h. ,0.catn" ""21
"J '"K,0" f 'cThrrXry of Hawaii
un noi csiop ini ii rniory m iiawau
9r "? municipal corporation thcrcol
mbo .Xhwayb; duo ' proTof
b? .nd iSfmJS to nnyTn'ryman
or nwnsr nf nnv lands nrn..lre.l under
or owner of any lands acquired under
the provisions or this Act aa provided
Public lands of the kecond class
shall not be subject to wttlemrnt or
entry except In the manner hereinaft
er prescribed In this section. When
ever twenty1 thousand acres or nioro
of tho second-class lands shall havo
been surveyed and such survey ap
proved as provided by law, It shall bc
disposed or In the following manner: i
nl....l.. I m-j.
n.. n ,P, .V,. 7 .
Tho President shall Untie a procla -
matlon, giving at least threo months
notice of such opening and speclflcal-
ly describing by township, section, lot.
block, or tract, as tho case may be, all
lands bo opened by such nroclamationl
and to avoid theTcontests and conflict-
Ing claims which havo heretofore re-
rniii:ii uuiu uivuiuh niiiiiittr pi.uilL'
lands to settlement and entry thu
President's proclamation shall pre-
scribe tho manner In which these
lends may be settled upon, occupied,
nnd entered by persons entitled there-
tn who possess the qualifications pro-
vl.led In this Act
Prior to the date, of opening, as set
In the President's proclamation, any
perhon intending to apply for nny of
the lands of the second cIobs to bo bo
opened shnll appear personally at tho
local land office In tho district In
which he Intends to enter and biibmlt
proof 0f i,ls qualifications to enter
such lands. Ho shnll not havn another
application pending In nny other land
illfilalall kin ahh1lAAll..ta .L.ll 1.. Iu Ll
shall not be transferable.
No person shall be permitted to net-
u. ujiuu, ijvciiiij, ui i-iiiur auy ui sain
lauds of the second class except as
presenile.! ,in sa:n proclamation until
after tho expiration of sixty days from
the time when ...o samo nro opened to
stttlement nnd entry, nnd then onlv
iijiuu xiica lunus oi in geennu class
as shall. hnvQ been described and In-
nlllflml In uilnh nrnnlamnl.nn A.i
person qualified, who shall bo' unsuc-
rtssful In obtaining a homestead nt
n'Ku i"iiui6. uiaf uuui iiiuiui appn-
(iillon when other lands uro duly
opened to settlement and entry
The President shnll thcreartor from
time to tlmo. In Ills discretion and Ip
the same manner, .men to settlement
and entry such other, lands of tho roc-
ond class as shall havnoecn surveyed
ilnd pi (.pared for such disposal. '
The Filing Fee,'
I'or all lands of the second class the
,i ,.. ... , . ... . , . , ,
&" .Vman'Srit'Vh'o re
of one dollar per aero or any fraction
' a "ere. u'pon" umMng ZTprZ
tcro shall be paid by the entryman.
in u.K.iiion to khiu nnng lee, mo itir-
ther sum of flvo dollars uer aei-.
nu iH-rsuii miaii oo pei-muieii 10 en-
tcr more than forty acres of land of
tho second class, which shall be In
(ontlguons form, eouformlug U Iho
Hues of survey: Provided, however.
That If nny lot or subdivision shall
contain more than forty and less than
fllty nrres tho applicant shnll bo per-
milted to enter the wholo of such lot
or subdivision, or ir.twq br moro lying
In contiguous form niid In ono body
shall altogether .eontiiln less thannrty
odes, tlicn all such lots may bo em-
biaccd In ono entry upon thu entryman
nojliig at the Umo of entry one dollar
.... -... . . - ... , .
per acre or fraction or nn ncie and
at tho time of making final proof J'io
turtlior sum of llyo ilohnrH per nni
for such oxicbb. - ,
Any entry mado for forty ncn-s,
moro or less', or lands -ot the sctu.td
(lass shnll exhaust the Jiomesteml
ilcht or'tho applicant, who shall then
ry after' lm. prohlb ted roni miiUIng wiy
n. entry lor lands of the eerond or third
Sec. 8. That nil lands of tho third
..Inua ahnll frnm ami nflnr llin ,lnln nf
" the nnnroval of this Act. bo subject to
,u ,n,,mi,.i ni ii,i. An. i,n ni, wi in
uriilnmpnt nn,l entrv thereof mav ho
.,,,.. ,!.., ihn aamn ahnll lmvn imnn
......... ....... ..... . ......
surveyed and such survey approved
kU thn enmi.i,ini, ,f ihn r!i,nrnl
Lund Qlllcfl nnd when the land offices
herein piovlded for shnll havo been cs-
tabllshed and opened for business. '
Such lands shall 9a surveyed aa
annn.uiv nnuihin whnihpr under
lease or othcrwlso occupied, according
to tho township system, whenover
m.iinian nn.i miMi inmnahlno olmll
hi.'aniiiilvlilml into sections containing
-iv hiin.irmi ami inriv tirr nn npnrlv
n may bo: such sections shall bo fur- of
ii, or uniwiivl.ioH until fnrtv acres, as
nearly as may bo. shall constitute the
smallest legal aubdlvlslot
Whenever survey according to tho
township system is not practicable,
then such lands may bo surveyed Into
iAa .nninininv inriv dpnii iib hnnrlv
c may be, nnd as nearly square as
ihc nature oi tho ground will permit,
tjurli lols shall bo pioperly numbered
nnd described In such manner ns tha
Commissioner or tho General Land or
flco may direct. v
When survey Is made In Irregular
form, roads not exceeding four rods
and not less than turco rods In width
chill hn Inrntprl. nnnrnxlmntplv. ono
mile opart each way, conforming as
nearly as practicable to section lines
and upon a grade, if possible, not ex
ceeding 12 per cent. Such roads, to
gether with two rods in width on and
along each side of 'all section lines in
rntnllar alirvov. ahnll. Iinnn tnn AnnruV.
al of Btich survey by tne uommission.
"""B rp0 t0 D0 "1 a J ?a Da "
entryman shall bo at tho rate of
twemy-nvo tents per aero .or fraction
?.' n "5rt-. n a4dlt n tn?r: " nt .,nc
.?JS" '.PSS: VmiSSS
r Ji: -.-t I. Vi. i.. . j.i:.
'" J"" 1"t,'.",' ""- u "uv "
nnd twenty-Qve cents per acre. No
person shall bo permitted to enter
' In eonilguo, fo and loeMed to
ono uofy- eonlormlng to the lines of
Bllrvey."Provlded, however. Thai If any
m" ' or fubdlvlslona
.. . ..
- .""" "" "".""" l """"";
" '" or ubdlvision'm "bo cZ
braced In one. entry upon payment by
no entrymau at tho time of filing of
tweniy-llvo tcntB per acre or traction "u 0I a 'am..y, or mat no or biib is
thereor. nnd at the time of making a single person 21 years or moro of
Dnal proor tho- additional sum or one se. or has performed service In the
dollar nnd twenty-five cents per aero 'Army or Navy of the United States;
tor such execs.' Any entry made for ,n!,t he or eho Is a citizen of tho
one hundred and sixty acres, more or United Stales, and If a naturalized clt
lets, of lands of the third class shall iiPn- nu r she shall produce docu
exhaust the homestead right of the np- mentary evidence of such naluraliza
pllcnnt. who shall tnerealter be pro- ,pn. bKt 'n eac of loB8 a t-o "
hlblted from making any entry- for e.-ord, evidence i supplementary evl
lnmU nf thn anrnnrt nr .hint ,.iau I denco mov be nmduced. br aflldavlt
1 Th jMtl... .k tM.Aj .
I "v ntn.cD wuu iuv:n,lu uuu pel-
t'e'I "Pen Puullc lands herein deslKuat.
'cd as third-class lands prior to April
3U, 1000, nnd who havo made mibstan-
tint Improvements thereon, shall have
n preference right of ninety days after
tho Innd" offices, herein provided for
r.hnll hnvn in.nn n.t.hii.ho.i ,.,i ,ii.-
opened for business In which to per-
ftct entry for-1 he tanas on which they
seill.Ml, IlOt exceeding Olle hundred
mid sixty, acres, conforming to tho
lines of such survey as shall be mado
o approved by tho Commissioner of
the General l.and Office. Such entries
shall hi nil reanects conform to the re.
qulrements of. this Act as to lauds of
'the third class; nnd settlers upon any
of the public lands herein designated
at lands of the third c.ass who have
entered such lands through tho Com- ,la,", Inclining excess. If any. nnd In
mlsslonur of Public Lands for tho Tor- i,nc manner provided for In this Act.
iltory of Hawaii, and who aro residing' Soc' J" 'lDnt no certificate, howev-
upon the land so entered nt tho date l'r Hlin" bo Klvcn or Patent Issued
of the approval of this Act, which fact .'nerefor until the expiration of flvo
ns to lesldencn shall be proven to the 'tars from the dato of such entry, nnd
unilafWHnn nf n,., Mvi.n. -,., . ... If nt the exnlratlon of such linn- nr
or by not less than two credible. and
St-ft.A a a.
ttausmutu such entries to homestead
entries Under the provisions of this
Ai:i: fiiivineu. However, That In
v. lien- mir-h on- u-n ma.in i
married woman the transmuted entry
nhnll lm mmin in ih., nm nt i, h
band, as the head of tho family and
In. eases, where both husband ahd' wife
mn.in sucn entries only tho land era-
braced In tho entry made by the hui
l.nml n.n.. i... ... . n...t .
mutation shall be mado in accordance
lth such rules as thu Sc-retarv of the
inieuor may direct, nnu tho apiillcani
shall possets all the qualifications re-
qlilreil by this Act to cuter fands of
tho third cluss. ln cases of transmu-
tivtiiin credit shall bo allotted for nil
payments made to tho Territory ol
llawnll- tn rhn ,ln,ti,nn,t fr. .t,..
aiuouut due at the time 'of making
final ptoof and upon return of the
'vfnichers for said payments'. All m-
,rl(-' may bo contested, for any coubc,
lo plonr thn innnnf
,nn"3 nt eltu"r tho second or third
i' ? '?? ?. hoMw.
",h"-"- " . '"
--"-" h;""-, " i.-iw
'oiy of Hawaii or In any State or Ttr-
riinri- nr ti.n iinito.i bi.i.d ,.i.i.nH i..
: V " C ;; . """" i"u-i
iIh ;,w" or his wlfo s name, except oie
lot l-uy '"J' or town not exceeding
one acre, but have entered any public
Iani1 or having acquired title thereto
'n ' Hawaiian Islands or In any
Sla, ur Territory or tho United States
prior to July 7, 1898, shall not dlaqu.il.
fy B,,cn "PP""' o enter any public
Iana ,' he Territory of Hawaii un-
jlwthe provisions 'oftbls Act If tho
laml f? entered or title acquired pre.
vlo,,B lo Jul" 7- 189S. Is nbt owned or
!'f",u "V tho applicant In bis own or In
his. wlfos name, at the time of making
"wiwwu i"i iw.' mini uuuer tins
'"J , . , .,.,.'
Any' person having entered puh'lo
land In the Territory of Hnwa II nude
nny.prpylMon of law, In bis own or bi
'J.1 Nlr.t'n1am.e- Mihsequent to July 7,
""'""" u" "i-.ncu iu uavc .-jiiiuisi-
ed his homestead right and he shall
I'" plohlblted fiom making a homo
"" entry unucr hub nti, except in
1 ii . "u"0"l"""u" Ul uuiry h uru-
I,,,,,,,,.,.,,, ujjuu iciiuiwuu
iT wli, h rlnhl
, t " .... m,,lmM
I or good tause shown, and
' lor uood (ante shown, and nnnn
satisfactory proof, tho Ijnd Depart-
ment 'may. restore Buch homestead
.,,..,, .... .
rignt, nut eacu application lor such
lcitorAtlon eIiqII uo made seuaratelv
at the local land otneo. No person
snail enter into any partnership, con.
l tract, or agreement concerning any
application, entry, or tltlo sought to be
atauircd irom tne UnlteJ States, ana
nny such partnership, contract, or
ngrcement shall bo void; neither shall
eii.rymnn lease, assign, or transicr to 1
any other person-or corporation, nor
mcornoraio as any nan ot tho asscti
any stock company, corporation, or
nar.nersmn. any land entered unuor
tho provisions or thn Act. Any-or all
ot such acts Bhall bo void and upon
satlstactory proof of any notation or
this section, which related only to
lauds. ol tno second nnd third classes,
such cntrv shall bo canceled, and all
money paid tnereof shall bo rorrcitoa
to uio Unwed States lor tho benefit ot
the Inhabitants of tho Hawaiian lsl
ftnds. in tho same manner as money
arising from tho disposal of public
lands In the Territory ot Hawaii, as
provided by law, and o cftcnding par
ties shall be liable to punishment un
der tho laws of the United States con
cerning iraudulcnt cnti or puuuc
Hec. 10. That every person who Is
the head of a family, or a single per
ton who has arrived at tho ago ut 21
itars. and Is a citizen ot .no United
States, shall.be entitled to enter lorty
acres or less quantity of second-class
ianu, or iuuii du rauu mmn i
surveyed nnd approved. Hut at the
Um . entry h'or ,ne- .naI, not be
the owner, holder, or lessee of any
other land In tho Territory of Hawaii
?! ?: ? B!?" torr ?!
lne unuco amies lAccpi onu lot. in
any c ty or town, not exceeding one
ac; ad tho ownlnB or boIdlnK ol
BUch'.land In the wifo?s name of an en-
trymtn shall operate a. lr held In hit
.Wn Damorm Bf AfM,vIf
Form of Affidavit.
' Sec. 11. That the person applying
for the henellt of the preceding section
.v.ii nnnn nnnllpntlnn tn thn roe ti
,. rAlvnr of .hn ,1 nm Tin u-hlrh
he Is about to mane such entry, make
J e ore the r gl t nd r
cclver. or either of them, that ho Is the
'in .hn an.1afan.lnn nf .hn l-nfrlutni- anH
to thu satisfaction of the register and
r. elver; that such application la
made for his or her exclusive use and
benefit and that his or her entry la
made for the purpose of actual settle
ment, cultivation. and resldcnco to the
exclusion of a home elsewhere, and
that he or she does not Intend to re-
',f,,(I" ot anv otht'r place than on the
,hni1 PP"ed for;, that ho or she will
lluK hub, u&si,u, ui vittusivr nuirii ibuu
" an other person or corporation, nor
Incorporate tho am ns any part of
"1(J a',ets 0l nn' stock company, cor
porntion, or- partnership. Upon tiling
BlI(-'h affidavit Utii the register and
,Mch,r anu on Payment of the filing
,fo nc or she Bha" thereupon be per-
'milled to enter the amount of land
specified In either tho second or third
ttlthln two yeurs thereafter, tho per
ron making such entry, or it he ha
dead, his widow, or In enso or her
death his heirs or devisee, or in the
race of ri widotr maklnc such i-ntiv
a r.-uo?ner 'u',rs or detlsee, In case of her
by "n d,,a'h- Proves by two credible dlsin-
. tnroa.wt v-IIhabc. Ik.. Iia ..
resit-u witnesses, t,nat nc, Bhe. ot
they have resided UDon trie land um.
Draced 'n ,he entry and cultivated thf.
"m" lor thu term of flvo years Imrae-
"'""'J aui-cevuinu me time OI nnng
""' aflluavit of entry and tnat nt least
rnifriltl-th nf thn Innr. nml4.A l.Hn
ln hns DOcn reduced to culihntion, nud
makes affidavit 'that no part of such
'"'"' """ u uiiviuueu, except ns pro-
"'c" ,n oc"n -- the Itevlsci
Statutes, and that ho, she, or they will
Ut'ar ,r"0 allegiance to tnu Covorn-
,ncnt r t,1,! Vnltcd States; then In
f,"cn l'nse no fh. "r they. It at the
time Of making Said cntrv went nnrl
at tn; ,im(' ot making final proof mu
citizens or the United otates, shall Lo
""men to a patent as in other cans
"""'il1.?.0 .b',Iaw- " ' ease slinll
n lUUJlllllluuon OI HI Oil cmrv in, nllmu.
:? J- or tne .etiscd Statutes, pro-
W25SZ&1& Sin lui lnras
,-7,, " mZ "n ff'n ""'., T,1'
. -":, .,,,-, ... .,..."
"?'' ber."? " -317 9 ,no oevlsed Stut-
uu'B. re.uLiuir a inn mnnfim. nn.l .ni.
,,,..,, -, ",'. v -;
H?"0" or tirober upon lmmmteads.
Vi "Ter . ' ... iIkM" V.r n"norlly
?',b?a,r'jf,L8oIdlerH, or 8alIora of ,ha
c Lljll ar, as denned or dt-hcilhucl
in sections 2304 and S'iOr. of the Ilev Is-
!;l1hta,,MP8'.,1,0.nurl'iB,'i1:. hut set tlon
-; ' ' the Itu vised Statut.-sRhnl not
"?'' to publ c. lands In tho Teirltory
.: Hawaii under the provisions of this
t-1 Nyltncr. shall nny of sucli publle
an'I1sI f the tecond and third classiif
K disposed of In any other manner
nn.n nwillriR to the terms and stlpu-
"-lions contained m this Ad.
, mini csizonsn nrsiaence. ,
K('c- 3- Every person having madn
nn entry or public Ian., of the eecoud
mi- thiwi ri.ai nn,ii- 11.1- .iJ
within threo months after such entry!
establish his actual residence In a
uouse upon tho land so entered and by
rimncini- 11, nr,., ,,,.,. n i,,u i,.,..i.,.i.i
KOodB nnd other personal property, and
he must thereafter, togrther with his
family, if any, actually and contlim
0U8y rwi,ia upon and cultlvnto thn
la.i.l inn ,1.., n. r. ,1.... ....... ...
Ichnngo of resident e therefrom lor
more than sixty anys niter such tvsl-
dence has been establlsheu sha
felt his right to such entry, and
. ., ., ... ,, . i.
upun uuu nnuni in um rairjmiin n in
Proven til the satisfaction of the regis-
ter and receiver of tilt, land office that
the person hawng madu such entry
lias failed to establish n,n residence
thereon within three months from thi.
dato of entry, or has railed to mam
tain tils residence thereon after threo
months from tho date of such entry, or
hits abandoned his residence thereon
for more than sixty days, or that he
has established and malntalns-a, rest
donee at any place other than on the
land embraced In his entry, then and
In any such event the land so entered
shall revert to the Government ot tho
United States, and such ontry may be
canceled In the same manner as under
the general homestead laws of the
United States: Provided, however,
that tho Act of Congress approved
March 3, 1881, relating to "cllmatlo
reasons," shall not apply to tho entry
or any public lands In the Territory
Homestead Law Extended.
All the laws of the United States
governing homesteads and generally
known as the United States homestead
laws, except as In this act specifically
provided, aro hereby extended to and
cover all public lands of tho second
and third classes of lands under this
Act tn the Territory of Hawaii, togeth
er with all rules, regulations, and de
cisions thereunder, when not Inappli
cable, as aro In force at the date ot the
approval of this Act.
Bee. 14. That tne term 'residence
under any entry ot public land herein
designated as second or third class In
tho Territory of Hawaii, existing at.
tho date of the approval of thla Act,
shall be construed the same aa in tho
preceding section, except aa to the
time ot establishing such resldcnco
after entry; But .when established, a
change of residence for more than six-
It y days from the tract, or falluro to
establish residence within the time re
quired under such entry, or mainte
nance ot a residence at any other place
than on the tract entered, ahall forfeit
tho right of the entryman thereunto,
anu the entry may be canceled In tho
same manner and under tho same
rules as provided In the preceding sec
The Old Surveys.
Sec. 15. That any survey of public
lands In the Territory of Hawaii hero
tolore made, although not ordered or
directed by the United States Govern,
ment, and which may not be In con
loruilty to the plan of 'survey as fn
this Act provided, shall bo examined
tiy tuo surveyor general for tho dls
trlct of Hawaii, and a completer re
port thereof shall bo made to the Com
mlssiouer of the QeUerai Land Office,
wno may, upon examination, anurovo
or reject the same or any part ot such
survey. Any such survey, upon ap-
Sroval of tho Commissioner of tho
eneral Land Office, ahall thereupon
ue an omciai survey oi tne United
States; but tn case all or any surveys
are rejected by tho Commissioner,
new surveys shall bo made without
reference to such rejected survey.
Sec. 16. That all patcnta for public
land In the Territory of Hawaii here
tofore Issued subsequent to July 7,
1893. shall be reported, by the regis
ters and receivers In their respective
land districts, to tne Commissioner of
the General Land Otnco for examina
tion and Issuance by the United States.
in sucn examination by the Land Do
partment the patents Issued by the
Territorial officers, or olllcers of the
existing Government ot Hawaii, shall
be construed as receivers' final re
ceipts, conferring the samo rlrhtn ami
subject to the same limitations as re
ceivers- nnai receipts as in other cases
ot tho disposal of the public domain
of the United States. Upon examina
tion and approval by .the Land Denart.
ment. In each case, patent shall Issue
iiom mo uovernmeut of tho United
States to the person or persons en
All Leases Cease.
Sec IT. That all leasing of public
lands of any class-In the Territory ot
Hawaii shall cease and bo discontin
ued from and after tho nnnrnvn! nf
this Acti Provided.- That' all oxlstlng
leases ln conformity with law shall
i.oi ue impaired itmil .the expiration
thereor, but no tenancy at will shall
Sec. 18. That the rcslster. unit in.
celvers. In their respective districts.
auuii L-uiii-i-i un renin, proms, and roy
a'""3. arising from tho existing leases
?' public landa In tho Territory of Ha-
wuii., ncu snau trnnsmlt tho same
monthly to the Secretary of the Treas
ury pursuant to his instructions, nnd
transmit a dupllcnto account thereof
to the Commissioner of tho General
bee. 19. That from nil fiinria nrinlni
from the sale, lease, forfeiture, or oth
er disposal or tho puiillc lands In tho
Territory or Hawaii the Government
of tho United States shall bo reimburs
ed for all money advanced by biicIi
part of any appropriation as shall havo
ween cxpemied ror survoy and local
administration of such public lands.
Including salailes of local officers, and
all surplus moneys nrlslng from such
disposition shall bo soml-annually
turned over to tho Treasurer of thn
Torrltory of Hawaii by tho Secretary
of tho Treasury, upon diroctlon by tho
Secretary of tho Inlerlor, which funds
shall bo nnnronrlnted bv thn liuia nf
tho governmciifof tho Territory of Hn
wall and applied to such uses and pur
poses for the benefit of the Inhabitants
of the Territory of Hawaii as are con
sistent with the Joint resolution of an
nexation, approved July 7, 1898: Pro
vided. That there shall bo excepted
from the provisions of this section all
llaniU heretofore, or whlcn may here
after be set apart or reserved by Ex
ecutive order or orders by tho Presi
dent of the United States.
No Local Commissioners.
Sec. 20. That sections 73. 78, and
such part or parts of section 80 as ro
late to appointment of commissioner
of public lands and surveyor, of tho
Act of Congross approved April 30,
1000, entitled "An Act to'provldo a
sovornment for t.io Territory of Ha
ft nil," nro hereby repealed, and thn
ulllccs of commissioner of public
lands and surveyor are hereby abol
ished. Sec. 31. That from and after the
data of the approval of this Act all
Held notes, maps, records, and other
papers appertaining to land entries
nn.l titles, In any manner connected
with tho administration -of tho public
lands or survey tnereof, In tho hands
uf tho commissioner of public' lands oi
Agents, Brekara and Jobbers.
ALEXANDER & BALDWINS
M. P. BALDWIN Presides
J. B. CASTLB lat Vice Presides
W. M. ALEXANDER.... 2nd Vie Ptm
J. P. COOKB. Treanm
W. O. SMITH Seerataff
GEO. R. CARTER j AtdlaM
Sigar Ficttrs ut
Hawaiian Commercial ft 8ua Ot,
Haiku Sugar Company.
Fala Plantation Company.
Nahiku Sugar Company.
Klhel Plantation Company.
Hawaiian Sugar Company.
Kahulut Railroad Company.
The CtlrfKik tri trieiUl S. S. tt
W. G. Irwin & Go
Western Sugar Refinery Company
Baldwin Locomotive Works ot PallaV
delphla. Pa., U, S. A.
Newell Universal Mill Co. (National
Cane Shredder), New-York, U. 8. A
N. Ohlandt Co.'e Chemical FertU-
Alex. Cross ft Bona high-grade FertU
Iters for Cane and Coffee.
Reed'a Steam Pipe Covering.
ALSO OFFER FOR 8 ALB:
Parafllne Paint Co.'s P. A B. Paints al
Papers; Lucol and Linseed OUt,
raw and boiled.
Indurlne (a cold-water paint), ln wfctta
Filter Press Cloths, Cement, Lime as4
CASTLE & G00E6
AGENTS FOR I
The Ewa Plantation Co. J
The Walalua Agricultural Co., LU.
The Kohala, Sugar Co.
The Walamea Sugar Mill Co.
The Fulton Iron Works, St. Louis, IU,
The Standard Oil Co.
The Geo. F. Blake Steam Pumps.
The New England Life Insurance Oe.
The Etna Fire Ins. Co. ot Hartford,
The Alliance Assurance Co. ot Londoa.
surveyor In the Territory ot Hawaii,
shall bo subject to tne order or tna
Secretary of tho Interior, S
Water Storage Reservoirs. , '
Sec. 22. That the Socrctary ot rig"
Interior may direct the location ot
sites for storage reservoirs upon' any
public land, In contemplation of thu
luture needs ot Irrigation or other pub
lic purposes, and when so directed the
Commissioner of the General Land Of
fice ahall direct the surveyor general
lor tho dlBtricfbt Hawaii to survey
r.nd locate sucn alto or sites. When bo
oidcred by tha Secretary of tho Into
terlor, such sites or proposed sites,
shall not bo subject to settlement or
entry unless afterwards abandoned by
order ot the Secretary of tho Interior.
When surveyed and definitely located,
such sites shall bo set apart and re
served for public use by Executive or
der of tho President, and such publle
use shall bo defined and controlled by
turthcr action of Congress,
Mo private franchise, for the uso or
conveyance of water upon or over the
public lands In the Territory of Hawaii
shall bo granted 'to any person or cor
poratlon except by Act ot Congress.
Sec. 23. That transfers and assign
ments of any entry ot public landa ,
shall bo prohibited, andany attempted
transfer or assignment thereof, If exe
cuted in writing, shall bo construed aa
a relinquishment ot the land entered
tn the Government ot tho United '
States, and upon proof uiereof to tha
register and receiver the entry ahall
bo canceled and tho transferee shall
acqulro no rights by reason ot such
transfer or assignment.
Sec. 24. That the Secretary ot the
Interior shall cause completo Informa
tion to bo obtained as to public lanus f
nt the fourth class, which shall be by
him roportod to tbo President for fur
ther action by Congress, pending
which no private rights shall attach
to such lands until the manner of dis
position or management shall bo fur
ther defined by -Act of Congress,
Sec. 25. That tno Secretary of tho
Interior Is hereby authorized and em
powered to promulgate, Buch rules and
regulations as may bo necessary to
carry this Act Into effect, and may
chango oxlstlng rules rotating to tlmo
Of servlco of notices and appeals as ho
may deem necessary to comport with
distance, modes ot travel, am trans
mission ot documents.
Sec. 20. That the Secretary of tho
Interior Is heroby directed to cause
2'.,000 copies ot this Act to be printed
for distribution by tha Public Land
Sec. 27. That tho sum ot $250.0(10.
or as much thereof as may bo neces
sary, is hereby anoronriated. out or
any money In tho Treasury pot other
wlso appropriated, to be immediately
jivallablo, for tho purpose oT. carrying
this Act Into euect.
Sec: 28. That thla Act shall tako ef
fect uiljn lta approval by tbo President.
It Is reported in London that thu -British
Government Is engaged in an ,
other Informal attempt to negotlato '
with tho Boers for tho ending of tho
war. Why, it was only tho other ilv
that General Botha said ho could keep
the war going at Its, present rato for
an Indefinite time. Ocneral Botha
does not bear the reputation of, a hu
morist. Buffalo News.
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