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EVENmO BPLLETIN. HONOLPLP. T. H., SATURDAY, FEU, 29, 1903.
WHERE EUROPEAN-IMMIGRANT HOMESTEADERS ARE MAKING GOOD
Kalaheo Homesteads Of Five
Acres That Are Furnish
ign Happy Homes
UT WALTER M'URYOE down on
, II your list o( tntrn who do things.
) mT You cannot fall to do bo nfter
" n trip through the Knlaheo
homesteads ot Knual.
Thcso homesteads on the upper l
lands ot a public area recently under
lease to the McUrydo sugar planta
tion represent the practical working
cut ot the land-settlement policy In
which tho actual tiller of the soil fig
ures ns an honest factor. There Is
no largo tract of land "settled" by
persons who live on It long enough
tn "prove up" and then hlro others
to do tho work.
' I'lvo acres and a house furnish the
nucleus of the Kalaheo homestead.
Tno father, sons and sometimes the
dnughtes work on tho adjoining mi
ca r plantations. The five-acre home
furnishes vegetables for the house
hold and pineapples for tho cannery.
' Tho scheme Is especially attractive to
the European Immigrant who comes
to Hawnll to work, rather than to get
control of n lot of land and pcrhnps
Incorporate nnd operato It with tJ(l
entnl labor, while ho rldci In an uu
j -ALAHEO Is a section ot public
I, land that lies between the fee
1 simple areas ot Electa on the
south and Lnwal on tho north,
nil of which are combined In the
mnko-up of the McUrydo sugar plan
tation. Tho lower areas of Knlaheo
a'ro under sugar cultivation. Aboe
tho Irrigation lino of the plantation
at an elevation ot from five to eight
hundred fcotf are tho lands which
wcro turned over to the homestead
ers. For some , years tho land was
used for ranching purposes. Finally
tho McDrydo sugar plantation gave
np tho lea no qntho upper Knlaheo
lands In return for nn extension of
tne lease of tho lower Kalaheo lands
nnd the Knlaheo homestead scheme
vs brought Into being. W. A. Kin
ney engineered' tho proposition.
Tho Torrllorla Land Department
surveyed the upper lands, cutting
thorn up Into five-aero plots. Tho
I country Is very attractive to look
upon. The gulches are deep, but In
the majority ot cases are fertile.
There la no lantann. The soil Is good.
Although thero Is not onough water
far sugar-cano Irrigation, pineapples
llnd onough tb develop well. Each
homestead Is supplied with household
water piped from a "reservoir In tho
mountains. Thero Js everything in
the way of scenery and climate that
Described By Honolulu's Latest
The following Ib the mohologue on
"Small farming" dcllvored nt tho
' Cato Chantant," held at tho Seaside
Hotel, Saturday evening, Feb. 22,
1908, by Claudius II. McUrldo:
Waal, naow, La-decs atid Gen-teel-mon:
Th' subjek o' m rcemalrl.s
this eo-venlng Iz "smal falrmln'."
This kwestshun Iz wurl bv vl-tal in-
tcor-lst tow over-oy sltlcun In this
gloorl-yus torrtury, and, moro-ovur,
It Iz a morn or les komplekB mat-tur,
wim whltcli lz lcetul understood by
many. What lz "smal fatrmln'?"
What dux It meen? Uoofour proseed
ln' tow dlskuss this or nlny othur
kwestshun, It Is ce-sen-shul tew nrrlv
at u piopur deflnlshun ov th' prob
lum In hand. What Is "Bmnl falr
mln'?" Th' dlkshunnry Informs us
thnt "smal" meens nny-thlng that i
not lnlrgo In ex-tonf. "tovf fnlrm"
meens tow kultcrvnto, tew dovolorp,
tow graow, tew Improov, and this
whuthur korn, pertaters, pineapples,
Mitigar, vo-turs, or any-thlng els.
In nwdur tew arrive at what lz
honuruly understood tow bo "smal
fnirmln'," I visltud and tnwked with
many pro-meo-nlnt peepul In Hono
lulur nnd eU-whalr and I wull glv'
yow thnlr Idcars In th' mat-ur.
Kurst I sawr Wullerk. Ho sod that
fur ninny ye-nlrn ho had bin seekln'
nu I-dco-al smal falrm and that It
wuz onll recent-H thnt he had real
ized his amblshun; but that suksess
had crnowned hlz ef-urts nt last and
ha wuz Atchurley engaged az a la-Lor-ur
on High Bhuruf Honoroy's
smnl falrm, hnmmerln' rocks.
Th Kummorshul AdvurUror's I-ilee-al
falrm lton-slsta ov an nkur or
could be desired.
When the survoy was completed
there were 118 homestead plots
available. Theso wcro opened V up
nbout a year nnd a halt ago. The
district now has fifty-one houses on
It and seventy of the plots aro taken.
llcing on high land the houses can
be seen from qulto a'dlstanco on tho
road, and the most casual observer Is
Impressed with tho fact that some
thing Is being done.
NOW THIb COMMUNITY Ot BUll
den development has not, Ilka
Topsy, "Just growed." It has
ocen nursea ana losierca unu
holpcd nil along the line. The men
of "big finance" have put 4helr re
rources nt tho disposal of tho people
who havo norther capital than their
Tlio men with money havo built
tho houses. They have built tho
fences and they have conserved tho
Water In the mountains nnd laid tho
plpo to supply tho homesteader with
a wator tap In the front yard. Tho
first part of this water system cost
from 17.000 to $8,000. The men
with money have also erected tho
pineapple cannery nnd offer' tho
homesteader S2G. a ton for the pine
apples grown on tho flve-acro plot.
Tho big financier also offers the
homesteader work on tho adjoining
i. rough t right down ( to Its final
Rnalysls you may class tho Interest of
tho big financiers ns qulto selflBh.
They aro doing nil 'this to bo better
assured of a contented and perma
nent supply ot labor for tho sugar
plantation. Hut that does not detract
from the excellent opportunities pre-
rcntcd to tho homesteader, who sat-
Isfiles his selfish Instinct by grasping
nil these good things by the nld ot
which ho may establish for himself
an independent home.
The proposition which tho men ot
money make to the homesteader at
Kalaheo Is something like this:
You take the flve-acro homo
Btead which tho Government will
turn over to you nt $B. nn ncro.
Wo will put up your house, fence
you j Innd, und lay tho wator for
household purposes. If you wleh
to raise pineapples we will give
you S2G. per ton. If you work on
the plantation we will supply you
with" firewood, As security for our
expenditures you give us d mort
gage on the proporty. The whole
transaction must bo subject to
tho approval of the Territorial
Commissioner ot Public Lands.
Opportunity to work on the sugar
) plantation Is always nt your dis
co aout at th' Zoo whalr th' gen-yul
co-dlt-ur ov that papur kin Bit on th'
fens nnd angshusll llsern tow th' eo-luana-shun
ov ce-dco-torlul mntor-oe-ill
from th' Uullcrtlng kaf.
Prnln-cess Tco-rces-n Wllkok's
smal falrm kon-slsts ov a lay-aout fur
rulzln' siibskripstuiiis fur loo-ows.
Sokrcctnrle Mott-Smlth's koiiBOpt
Bhun ov n lcetul falrm lz u kawnur In
hlz nwfis whalr A-mairlkun sttizuns
ulr ninnufiickchur'd frum Chlnco and
Japanea ruf mutoeriul at tew dol-ars
Yow Es Marshul Hend-ry's rnnch
iz n pins whalr good bn-ld Yew Es
mu-nl Is sown and rnlzcd.
Frank Tom-sin's kuntry pins Is
whalr leo-gul nw-thor-lt-les graow on
bushlz and Uruthur Klcmans picks
them nwf, tew bo hurled thalritittur
by Frank ns shafts of thun-dur nnd
llghternln' flashlz ov wit ah' ora-too-rlo
at our pour help-less slrkut and
othur Judg-cz. Hlz onll rce-grot Iz
that th' Soo-Prcem Koort hnz th" Iob'
guess, whltcli, tow hlz mind, sum
timez kreo-atez kwlto a hull-a-Ilal-ow
and duzn't make hlz Hart well, but
enkurnglz hlz puis tow beet Wlldur.
1 rent's ldear soems tew embodle
an awfls whalr ho kaln falrm an'
kultervato krod-lt fur hlz trust kuni-
pnnl by meens ov kownty seed.
I Judg Ann-dra-dl's drccm ov a smal
J falrm, won ho knln got away frum
hlz Manoa dl-ry, Iz n korlekshun ov
rok-lls ought-to-mo-beel drlvurs,
jwhooz kontreobushuns furnish th'
soil fur t.h thrifty plant ov kownty
guvurment and formtir A-tor-nee
'qonerul Pec-turs ngreez with him In
tills. Iipel.uz ho, da a ru-nl, deo-fends
NOT ALL THE HOUSES on tho
Knlaheo tract aro ot the $350,
variety. Not all tho homestead
ers are of tho variety that need
assistance from tho big financiers.
Some of tho houses are very elabor
ate, and wero put up by people who'
hnd tho funds to establish them
selves. Tho overwhelming majority,
however, aro peoplo who need assist
ance to get a start.
Walter McUrydo comes In as the
nctlvo manager and father confessor
of the wholo proposition so tar as
tho assisted ones aro concerned,
Mr, Mcllrydo's omclal position Is
that of manager ot the Kauai Fruit
und Land Company. This corpora
tion has a cannery that turned out
2,600 cases of canned pineapples last
year anu is getting in position to de
liver nn output of C000 cases this
ear. This company Is cultivating
pineapples on .Its own account as well
as promoting tho enterprise among
independent growers. And although
It Is nn Independent corporation, It Is
a force allied with the Mcllryde bu-
gar plantation. In dealing with tho
homesteader, Mr. Mcllryde Is tho rep
rescntatlve of the men who advance
The Ilulletin representative was
fortunato In having Mr. McUrydo as
his conductor through the homestead'
area. It makes no difference who
originated tho Idea, McUrydo is
working out tho details.
Tho Knlaheo homesteads aro on
the mountain Bide of tho County
1 null yaBwHwgu ii -
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jj ISLAND LANDINGS AND HOMESTEADERS
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THE ANAHOLA LANDINO on tho
Island of Kauai Is going to rack
and ruin, nnd unless homcthlng
Is dono by tho Territory It will
toon bo In the condition ot tho com
plete ruin that now marks the old
Mcanwhllo tho Makco Sugar Com
pany Is building a privato breakwa
ter at Kcalla. This, when It Is com
pleted, will allow a large vessel to
lie at tho proposed wharf and glvo
Kauai Its first fully protected land
ing. When the Anahola landing goes to
pieces as ,U- Is likely to. do In a
heavy storm the people will again
ho ut the mercy of the plantations,
for no other reason than tho failure
of trie Territory to tako euro of tho
THAT TRANSPORTATION Is ono
of the all-Important factors in
the progress of thcso Islands Is
nowhere better evldonccd than
on tho Island of. Kauai.
Take the proponed Kapaa home
is toads of which there has been so
much tak nnd regarding which so
little progress has been mado.
It theso homesteads wero taken up
by big farmers or Httlo farmer, oth
th' vlsh-shus krco-mee-nuls.
Lawng Transit Peck Iz not dlrekly
Inturastud In hls kwestshun, hut,
Irom n fee-loe-soflkul standpoint pew
air and slm-pul, Iz angshus tew see
many Bmnl falrms cs-tab-allshed ev
er) whalr bo that ho kaln sup-ply
them with 40 mln-et survus at th'
teesunabl prls ov ten ce-ents pur
trlpjg Wnld Wnrrun Thay-ur and
othurs, howsovcr, dew not a-groo
with him, and Ouznur Free-air Iz
uzlng th' big stick ho haz kultervntcd
on hit smal falrm sins Inst Aug-ust
in set-ltm' th' hurvust ov diskord
whltcli haz blnth' rczult ov the plan
tin' ov Peek's seed; and In this kon
nckshun, ladls and gcn-tccl-men, It
kaln be sod that th' Ouvnur falrms
not wit ha ho, but uzes In hlz ag-ree-kulchurai
and othur o-pur-a-shuns a
mutch moro, ce-fek-tlv yew-ton-slf,
tor-wit: n klub wlt-ncs hlz speech
at tho Kommershul Klub Inn-shun
with whltch big stick, tew, be hnz
raized a krop ov nouw Idears awl av
ur th' terrltury, whltch dok'trlns, wen
fullo graown and furtullzed with er-
nust endevur nnd harty koopuroahun
on awl sldeB, will un-doubt-ed-ll re
zult In a strong tree ot guvurment
and make this terrltury a bot-ur plas
to llv In.
Land Kom-mlsh-nur Pratt's procn
ccepul blzricz in this line Iz tho falrm
ln' aout ov rents at reczunnbl raits.
Yew reemembur th' upsot fecgur ov
Hoo-moo-ooluh -wax three thbuzlng
five hundrdd dol-ars. iPratt's agrco
kulchurai eo-konomy suk-seeded In
J procur-lng ate thouzlng five hundrud
dol-ars fur theez rents. Why-al Jack
Atklnsun seemed tow a-gree with
Pratt, Sam Pa-kur koodn't soo It
Soopurlntendent nv Publlk Wurks
Kam-hell Iz kommenslng th' clecring
ov tho lantnnner-llke grnowth ov kon
fushun and dco-lay whltch has bin
th' bane ov tho Noo-oo-ann-u smal
falrm, and got-lng It In red-l-nes
tew plant a kumpaln ov ernust utid
Heemlngway, sins he haz been In
awflB, haz reep'd th' bad will ov the
Inwrless cl-eement, nnd they hnv
tliretund few dow things tow our
road and nt tho present time repre
sent all stages of development, from
the well-built houso surrounded by
garden and flowers to the roughly
broken ground and the tallow field
on Which a homesteader Is about to
raise his home. Tho land Is free of
trees. All the home plots are within
easy access to tho main road, nnd
through the activity' of Mr. McUrydo,
who Is a County Supervisor ot Knual,
a fairly good road has been mndo
throughout the tract. This has not
been an especially expensive task, as
the earth js easy to handle nnd the
road follows tho lines of least resist
ance along the gulches.
The houses are of the two- nnd
three-room type with a veranda. The
surroundings tell the story of the
shiftless or the hard-working, frugal
Each settler has an individuality
with which Mr. McUrydo Is intimate
ly acquainted. The community and
the settlers have trouktcs and they
bring them to tho manager. He has
problems ot divorce, sickness, Jcal
ousy nnd natural-born cussedness to
deal with. And ho must handle them
nil with the main purpose ot keeping
the people contented and on tho land.
Not all have remained with their
homesteads. Some hnve decided that
they had too far to walk to their
work. Others found they hnd to
work too hard to exist. Hut always
more Jiave come Jo take tho place of
those I departed. Tho lots may bo
transferred under such clrcum-
Ui xi ma ujwiwww g
er than tho adjoining sugar plants-, than probablo that tho Territory will
tlon Interests, the population would bo called upon to spend moro than
ho absolutely nt tho mercy of the! the price of ton years' upkeep attor
plantitldn for transportation faclll-lino landing has been washed down
tics In getting their product to nnd 'and out by a heavy storm.
from tno steamships. There is no
Tho Kapaa wharf Is n ruin. Its
' warchnuso ' Is gradually bclug car-'
I tn.l nwnv tmnril Itv linnrl At (hi)'
present time all freight for KtTpaa
must cither be hauled ten miles from
Nnwlllwlll, the port ot Llhuc, or
brought by the plantation train from
the plantation landing nt Anahola.
Tho plantation chargo Is one dollar
a ton for whnrfage nnl delivery.
f It be true that the landing at
Anahola is better for steamers than
nt Kapaa, It 1b still a fact that tho
Kapaa landing was used for twenty
thjoo years by tho district and tho
The Makco Sugar Company built
the Anahola landing nt an expense
of !20,00Cr. Tho upkeop'of tho land
ing cost tho plantation 12,000. a
jor. The Income from outside
rourccA handling tho freight other
than that of tho plantation was
nbout 1800. a year. This shows that
the Anahola landing might not bo a
dividend-paying Investment for tho
Territory, but If tho Independent man
is Ito grow and prosper, It -Is more
em-eo-nent A-tor-nea Uencrul; but
Heemlngway duzn't seem tow kalr a
Whit Nay. If thalr not ka'ful, ha'
ul moovon them Sutotn-ll, mutch
tew thalr decsmay.
So, yew sec, Mister Chnlrmun, and
Ladls and Gen-teel-mon, that kwttal
a dlvursltle nv o-pcen-yun eks-lsts
nmung Indee-vccd-u-uls on this prop
crslshun. And this diffurunB rce
mains wen we kum tow konslder th'
perfcsshunB, et ccterlo.
rur Instans, tho law-yur's bcn-e-flt.tew
ln-fan-tll land kulchur Iz In
planting th' seed ov konfushun nnd
dls-scn-Bhun In nw-dur that ho ma;
icep a harvust ov a-tor-nco's feez on-gen-durud
by th' bloom ov hlz neo-far-lus
plot. Ov koors, thlz duz not
reo-fur tow our llonolulur lee-gul
Tho Huh-wnh-yun's Idonr ov a
smal falrm Iz n plas whalr ho may
plant hlz vote, nur-chur It with
xhout-lng and loo-ows, and get az a
krop an eazy Job at tew dol-ars pur
day with no Sat-ur-day walrk. "What air bondholdurs?"
The polertiBhun's ldear on this' "Hondholdurs air pcopul who
subjek Iz tow sentrallz guvurment wnln't balr tew bco th' stockholdurs
In-hlmself whalr ho knln kultervato get nny-thlng."
prestige, and rcep th'-Miarrust ov a. What lz a stockholder?"
Ilfo sklnlkure frum hlz tn-fluens. "A stockholdur Iz a pursun who
Th' Soop-ur-vlzurs want tew sopur- buys stock so thoy kaln hnv th' plan
ato th' road and garblgo dcepart- tashun In nw-dur tow mako mu-nl fur
ments up-on th' preenccopul ov ro- th' a-gents."
tashun ov krops. Whalr th' prodooco So, Ladls nnd Ocn-tcel-men, thnlr
frum this segrco-ga-shun ov smal seems tow be no u-nco-form-l-tl
falrms will go, Iz a kwestshun. abaout smal falrmlng. In my o-pecn-
Th' Shugar Ua-run's o-peon-yun ov yun bofour wo rc-al-iz smal falrmlng
a smal falrm Iz a fodd-al cs-tat ov tow. th' satlsfakshun ov awl, curtuu
scvurul mll-yun nkurs or moro ov eo-vents weel hav tew kum tew pas.
cuvurment land undur lawng-turra,
laow-ren-tul Iee-sez, whalr his kon- Lepur Setllment;
trakt lubor-urs walrk fur th' luv ovi Whon Pink-ham and Wal-tur O.
ng-ree-kulchur. JHmi-uth slee-up in th' salm cradul:
I visltud wun ov tho skuo-ols nnd
wax fort-u-nut emit tew bo prezent
now-rlng th' rcsllashun ov a klass onj
smul falrmlng. This Iz what I hurd:
Tecchur; "Naow, chll-drun, wo
weel tnk up th' kwestBhun ov smal
falrmlng. I weel furst ust you, What
lz a smal falrm?"
Lcetul Jon-nlo Jones sod; "A smal
falrm Iz a bunch nv guvurment Icosd
Innd soorowndld by shugar Im-runs."
"Whnt dew they ralz nn theez smal
stances, nfter tho approval of tho
Commissioner ot Public Lands has
N ONE OP THE LOTS a father
with two sons were at work
with their hoes breaking up
tho plowed sods preparatory to
pineapple planting. The father and
each son haa-a lot of his own. They
work their fields In common and are
regularly employed on tho sugar
plantation. This exchange ot labor
among tho settlers Is quite common
nnd tends to develop a satisfactory
Mr. McUryde has not lost sight ot
the community idea, cither. On tho
makal sldo of the County road nn
area has been reserved for a school,
a church, nnd n baseball Held. An
other Instance of an eye to the future
Is found In tho reservation of the
sides of a gulch nt the bottom of
which Is a small.sprlng. The land Is
tortile but It Is deemed best to am
ply protect the water source from
any probable Infection.
Still another Interesting rcsenn
tlon Is n plot which Mr. McUrydo Is
using ns nn 'experimental field for
pineapple culture. This Is In tho
midst ot the homestead area and con
ditions aro Identical with those tho
liome-bulldcr has to face. Here pine
apples aro being grown to show tho
fcttlers how to handle theirs. Tho
exact conditions nro maintained oven
to the breaking up ot the sod clods
with heavy hoes. "I could uso a plow,
ea gB sgiTT-
EANWHILE tho 130,000. break
water Is being constructed nt
Kealln. This will be a private
landing built on private land.
The homesteader will bo at-the mer
cy of Its charges for handling all his
freight. It the management happens
to be friendly, well nnd good. If not,
tho man struggling for Independence
Is handicapped by nn unsurmount
ilble difficulty at tho very start. He
would starve several times over It he
waited for tho Territory to hoar, his
plea and tho Legislature appropriate
tho funds to repair a landing that
might save him from his dilemma.
Until tho belt railway lino Is con
structed on the Island ot Knual, the
tnuch-vauntcd independent home
steader Is absolutely at the beck and
call of tho privato enterprises that
hnve tho money to construct landings
ot their own. It this results In the
people other than tho suga planta
tion gaining secondary consideration
or paying heavy charges fqr freight,
tho tc) n'spmnl'illlty for this con
dition rest j Kilii Inn nnvcrnment of
tho Territory of Hawaii.
I'JJl'.LJ liag KJUUtJ-iJU.i-l-lJJIJIl -IiifJ L-' .-?
"They rnlz kano."
"Ych-us, but dew they make any-
"Yeh-us, they make blznez tur the
"Hut I mcen dew they ralz any
7thur filants or graow any-thlng els
"What air thoy?"
"Waal, pop sez that 'dlvvl' meens
tew dec-vide any-thlng, nnd that di
vidends air what lz dlvld-ed nlf-tur
th' c-iind ov th' fnlrm Iz gawn."
"Duz th' kano graow Itself or dew
they hav tew put any-thlng on It tew
mako It graow?",
"No; It duz not graoj Itself."
"What dew thoy put on it?"
"Moslnlt mortu-glges and bonds."
"What Iz'n bond?"
'A bond iz a papur that balrs In-
I When Wnllcrk Iz In chargo ov tho
When Sam-yow-cl John-Buu glvs
When Illl-llo Raw-llnz rco-tuzes
tow run fur uwflsj
When Hrok-uns kwlts go-lng tow
th' Mot-choo-gu-chl Klub;
When llonolulur Iz an opln taown;
When Forniur Ouvnur Kalrtur dee
kllnz tow bo Inturvlowd;
When Purl Harbor Iz fortceflde;
When Ah Chee Iz Mn-yur ov Hri-nolulur;
Work Available On Nearby Sugar
Plantations How "Big
of course," said Mr. Mcllrj do, "but 1 In fco Simple. Most ever) bod In
want to show theso peoplo what can I Hawaii Is suspicious of tho planta
be dono by careful culture with the jt ion not for publication, of course,
same rough tools they use. That plot
will be developed with material that
Is available to every man In the set
tlement." One section of the tract is occu
pied almost exclusively by Spaniards,
nnd McUrydo has named the road
Malaga Avenue, thnt they may feel
more at home. These people appear
to be doing very well, although off
nnd on attention Is called to ono of
the shiftless variety. Tho appear
ance of tho land taken In connection
with tho time tho man had been on
the land tells the whole Btory.
Aa for conveniences of life, tho
wholo settlement Is within easy
reach of two or three stores that de
liver at tho door each day. Tho dis
tance from the ranncry Is not great,
so that in event of tho settler not
rising to the dignity ot a horso nnd
wagon, the haul of his product will
be short and not expensive.
Tho nppcarancc of the pines Is very
satisfactory, especially where tho
planter has cultivated his fields reli
giously instead ot sticking the sprouts
in the ground and Just letting them
While the tour was being mado
word camo to the manager thnt a cer
tain family wanted to quit. Investi
gation proved that the mother of the
family li III. When asked It she did
not like the conditions of life on tho
homestead she answered that she was
novcr happier nnd wanted to stay.
but she had occasional hemorrhages
of tho throat and when thoso camo
on she became discouraged. Evident
ly the family wanted a few words ot
consolation and encouragement from
FathcrConfcssor McUrydo nnd they
fVE YEARS will settle the nrou
lem of this tract of land. It will
cither be a complete bucccss or
It will fade Into the fogs of fall'
ure In that time. The chances are
Very much In favor ot success If pres
ent appearances count for an) thing.
It Is worthy of note that thero is not
u Blngle Oriental employed In tho
whole settlement to do the work ot
another. It Is not a case of an ag
gregation of settlers taking up n
large tract In order that they may
employ cheap labor. It is a settle
ment ot homes with the homc-mnkerB
tilling the soil.
Some pooplo may view tho mort
gage of tho property for advances
made to build the houso nnd start
lmpinemcntsns a part of the scheme
of Uig Capital to finally get tho land
I When Judg Kings-berry stops bum-
ping intew things with hlz nwrler-
When, I say, Aw-to-rao-bubllccsts
obsurv th' speed rcg-u-la-shuns;
. When Aw-dee-tur Flsh-ur passcz a
kownty bo-al without a kick;
When Sekreetarlo Mott-Smlth ree-
fuzes tew talke n vakashun;
When Atklnsun falls tew nn-sur
tev th' nnlm ov "Jack";
When thalr air enuf nwflzes tow
When a plantashun raanagur em
plaoys whlto Inbur onll;
When shugar gets tow ten cc-entBj
"When th' Noo-oo-ann-u da-am Iz
When Roozc-velt dcokllnez a third
When Woo-lle talks a drink;
When Kolo-ah and Mnck-brld kwlt
light-lng o-vur wn-tur;
When th' Ka-pa-ah-ah land mat-ur
When th' rozldcntz ov Why-lie nnd
Lee-lce-ah air satersfldo with th' Itn
pld Transut survus;
When 0-tah-ah dceklalrs a dlvcr
dend; When Plnk-hnm's plan fur roc-klalm-lug
Why-kWkeo Iz re-al-lzod;
When Jamie Wlldur loozes hlz
Wen awl th' Japs nnd Chinks hav
And th1 gloorlus sun lz dalrk and
Won l-dec-al honiestedurs hav kum
heer tow stay,
And th' Cheof Eks-ok-u-tlv's nnlm
Then, Mister Chalr-muii, Ladls and
Oon-tcol-men, und not tccl then, weel
awl our drcems abaout smal falrmlng
kum trow, .
Missing William Hush, son
Frultvale millionaires Is found In
Now Yorjk, where he says tils parents
s6nt him to scpnrnto htm from tits
Senator Clay ot Georgia makes h
speech In opposition tn tho.Aldrlch
but ' Just for )our Information." Such
persons should mako note of the fact
that tho capitalistic asslstnnca to
theso homesteaders Is Identical with
tho nsslstanre tho banker gives tho
business limn and the agent the plan
tation capital Is carrying the home
steaders until they can "get on their
feet.' The opportunities for his be
ing cinched nnd forced to sell out are
er) few and far between, and, as a
matter of fact. Capital, as represent
ed In tho sugar-plantation Interest,
Is vitally Interested in keeping the
man on the land and holding his
If the Kalaheo homesteads do not
represent tho solution of the problem
of how to permanently establish la
bor for the main Industry nnd at the
enmo time balunco the alien nnd citi
zen forces of tho Territory, nothing
thus fjir proposed does. Tho man on
his homestead Is In n position to bo
absolutely independent, so far ns his
liomq Is concerned, In live years,
Tncre Is 'a market for his labor near
by nnd the work U of a character
that is satisfactory.
If this same tract wcro parceled
out on tho same basis as tho famous
Wahlawn, from fen to fifteen Ameri
can farmers might handle the wholo
business, They would cultivate the
fields with cheap labor nnd after tho
corporation for consolidating tho en
terprise had been formed, tho propor
tion of American farmers to Japanese
farmers would bo as one to thirty.
Then, when the "serfs" had been
taught the business, some promoter
wno rides In automobiles would pro
bably come nlong nnd complain that
tiio Japanese were going Into tho
rlnc.tppto business nnd would un
doubtedly ruin it.
The fact of the situation In Hawaii
is that tho European Immigrant will
do what the American farmer will
novcr do. Tho European immigrant
will cltlzenlze the labor ,of."thn Isl
ands, nnd that means Amerlcanlzo by
the mainland process.
The Kalaheo homesteads nro show
ing how this can bo done.
When tho spirit ot tho Kalaheo
homestead proposition pervades a lar
ger section of Kauai, bud thero aro
moro settlers on more lands, tho bal
ancing of the citizen with the alien
.will notbo such tiiat when n man
walks Into tho blacksmith shop ot
tho McUryde sugar plantation ho will
find Ave Orientals at work nnd not
n slnzlo citizen or person eligible to
becomo n citizen, To be qulto fair
to Mcllrdc, however. It should, be
bald that only In tho blacksmith shop
wan this percentage observed.
Are your lips white,
your checks, colorless,
And do you look thin
a bright, cheorful face, in evory
bottle of Ayer's Sarsaparilla.
If your appetito is poor, your
digestion imperfect, and you feel
nervous and weak, you ought to
It expels all irapuritioi from tho
blood, and gives strongth and vigor
to the nerves. It will surely ro
storo you to health.
A now vuttle, Ayer's Sarta-
partita coitalns no alcohol,
Thero aro manv Imitation
Do sure you got "AYER'S."
rrtitrri by Dr. 1. C. An 4 Ci., ti..lt, Uiii., U S..
1TI11 rilXS, IbTbtit faall7 laullv .
Tho House strikes from nn nppro.
rlatlon bill provisions for Increasing
salaries of assistant secretaries ot
Thomas I). Cator, son ot a San
FraiicUro Election Commissioner,
elopes with Miss ircno Campbell ot
Tho ship Emily Reed, long over
due, breaks In two on Oiegon rocks
nnd ten are lost.
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