The Palestine Development Council has received a report from its Jerusalem office that the Palestinian government has granted a special lease of land to Mr. A Cucuy, formerly of Winnipeg, which creates a favorable opportunity for from 15 to 20 American families who desire to settle as farmers in Palestine. The concession is located not only in one of the best agricultural areas, but is situated in close proximity to good commercial centers, and near a railroad. The land will be held on a low lease rental for a period of time. enabling new comers to settle at low cost, and profitting according to their efforts from the development of the land.
Each family is to be allowed from five to ten dunams for private and family use, the balance to be operated by the group. Each settler is to work his own holding intensely besides devoting a regulated amount of time to the central dairy, care of stock and fodder raising.
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