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By Mr. Monsarrat, entitled "An Act giving right of appeal in all cases of contempt."

By Mr. Kawaihoa, entitled "An Act to establish and maintain school libraries."

By Mr. Makainai, entitled "An Act providing for the numbering of buildings and lots in the District of Honolulu, Island of Oahu."

By Mr. Makainai, entitled "An Act providing for names of streets, roads and lanes in the District of Honolulu, Island of Oahu."

RESOLUTIONS.

The following Resolution was introduced:

A Resolution by Mr. Keliikoa, asking for an appropriation of $3,000 for widening road, South Kona, Hawaii. On motion of Mr. Dickey, consideration of Resolution was postponed, to be taken up with the Appropriation Bill.

BILLS ON FIRST READING.

The following Bills, notice of which had previously been given, were introduced, read by title, passed first reading, and were ordered printed:

H. B. No. 32, by Mr. Hihio, entitled "An Act to amend Sections 319 and 323 of Chapter XXXV of the Penal Laws."

H. B. No. 33, by Mr. Hihio, entitled "An Act for the suppression of vice and immoral and lewd practices, and to repeal Sections 856 to 863, both inclusive, of the Penal Laws of Hawaii."

H. B. No. 34, by Mr. Prendergast, entitled "An Act to pro vide for the Great Seal of the Territory and to repeal Chapter V, Title II, Civil Laws of Hawaii."

H. B. No. 35, by Mr. Prendergast, entitled "An Act to authorize and provide for the construction, maintenance and operation of a street railway upon certain streets and roads in the District of Honolulu and elsewhere on the Island of Oabu, Territory of Hawaii, by the Hawaiian Tramways Company, Limited."

H. B. No. 36, by Mr. Makainai, entitled "An Act providing for the control and management of the Government sewerage system."

H. B. No. 37, by Mr. Aylett, entitled "An Act to repeal Sections 317, 318, 319, 322 and 323 of the Penal Laws of 1897, relating to Sunday."

H. B. No. 38, by Mr. Emmeluth, entitled "An Act to amend Section 2 of Act 23 of the Laws of the Republic of Hawaii, Session of 1896."

H. B. No. 39, by Mr. Nailima, entitled "An Act to provide for the election of a Delegate to the House of Representatives of the United States; fixing the time, place and manner of holding such election; providing for notice of vacancy, and for ordering a special election to fill such vacancy; also providing for the ap proval and ratification of the election of such Delegate voted for at the general election held in the Territory of Hawaii in the year A. D. 1900."

BILLS ON SECOND READING.

The following Bills were taken up for consideration upon their second reading:

H. B. No. 14, by Mr. Kumalae, entitled "An Act to prohibit the Board or Boards of Health or Health Officer or Officers from condemning for destruction any property without compensation." Referred to the Committee on Public Health and Education.

H. B. No. 15, by Mr. Haaheo, entitled “An Act to amend Section 814, Chapter LIX, of the Civil Laws." Read by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. B. No. 20, by Mr. Paele, entitled "An Act to amend Seetions 872 and 873 of the Penal Laws of 1897." Read by title and referred to the Committee on Public Health and Education. H. B. No. 21, by Mr. Hihio, entitled "An Act to provide that only American citizens and qualified voters of the Territory of Hawaii shall be employed in public works." On motion of Mr. Makekau, the House thereupon resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of said Bill.

Hon. C. H. Diekey in the Chair.

At 3:50 o'clock p. m. the Committee rose and Chairman Dickey presented the following report:

Honolulu, T. H., March 7th, 1901.

Hon. J. A. Akina,

Speaker, House of Representatives:

Sir---Your Committee of the Whole House, to which was referred House Bill No. 21, beg leave to report that your said Committee of the Whole has decided to recommend that the House Bill No. 21, together with a substitute Bill and the amendments considered by the Committee, be referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Very Respectfully,

C. H, DICKEY,

Chairman.

On motion of Mr. Mahoe, the report was adopted.
Mr. Keliikoa moved to adjourn. Lost.

PRIVILEGED REPORTS.

Mr. Prendergast, Chairman of Committee on Enrollment, Revision and Printing, reported the following Bills printed and ready for distribution:

H. B. No. 24, by Mr. Dickey, entitled "An Act empowering District Magistrates to issue commisisons to take testimony."

H. B. No. 25, by Mr. Dickey, entitled "An Act providing for judgments by default in suits upon contracts before District Magistrates."

H. B. No. 26, by Mr. Dickey, entitled "An Act to repeal Section 1 of Chapter LVI of the Penal Code of 1869 and Chapter XXXVI of the Session Laws of 1890, relating to the desertion of husband or wife."

JOSEPH A. AKINA,

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

Mr. Hihio presented a Minority Report from the Committee on Finance on the claim of Mr. H. M. Dow, for a reimbursement of $440.00, stating that there were not sufficient reasons given by the claimant to entitle him to such sums of moneys. Mr. Makekau moved that the Report, together with the Report of the Majority, be taken up for consideration. Carried.

Mr. Makekau moved that the House adjourn. Carried.

S. MEHEULA,

Approved:

Speaker.

THIRTEENTH DAY.

Clerk.

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House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., March 8th, 1901.

The House came to order at 10:02 o'clock a. m., pursuant to adjournment.

Hon. J. A. Akina, Speaker, presiding.

Prayer by Chaplain Kamoku.

Roll Call:

Present---Messrs. Ahuhi, Aylett, Beckley, Dickey, Emmeluth, Ewaliko, Gilfillan, Haaheo, Hihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Kawaihoa, Keiki, Kekanla, Hoogs, Keliikoa, Mahoe, Makainai, Makekau, Monsarrat, Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Prendergast, Puuki, Robertson and Mr. Speaker---28.

Excused---Mr. Wilcox---1.

Absent---Mr. Kumalae---1.

The Journal of Proceedings of the preceding day was read and approved.

BILLS ON SECOND READING.

The following Bill was taken up for consideration on its second reading:

H. B. No. 2, by Mr. Dickev, entitled "An Act to appropriate an Emergency Fund to be used in repairing the damage caused by the late storm," upon report from the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements, recommending the following amendments:

By striking out the words "Thirty thousand dollars" in Section 1, line 2 thereof, and inserting the words "Twenty-five thousand dollars" in lieu thereof; by inserting in Section 2, and line 3 thereof, after the words "deem necessary for the purpose mentioned," the following words: "Hawaii---Hilo, $2,500; Hamakua, $2,500; North Kohala, $1,000, and other districts on the Island of Hawaii, $2,000. Maui---Makawao, $6,000; Wailuku Mountain Road to Lahaina, $3,000; Hana, $2,000; Lahaina, $1,000. Kauai, $4,000. Oahu---Waialua, Koolauloa and Koolaupoko, $1,000."

On motion of Mr. Makekau, the report was adopted. Mr. Dickey moved that $10,000 be inserted in place of $6,000 for Makawao, and that $1,000 for Molokai be added. Lost. On motion of Mr. Robertson, H. B. No. 2 passed its second reading as amended. On motion of Mr. Gilfillan, the Bill was ordered typewritten and placed on the order of the day for March 9th.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

The following report of Standing Committee was presented: On H. B. No. 9, by Mr. Kaniho, entitled "An Act to repeal Section 922, 925, and the second paragraph of Section 924, Part V, Chapter 59, of the Penal Laws as compiled in 1897, relating to vaccination," from Mr. Beckley, Chairman of the Committee

on Public Health and Education, recommending that Bill should be immediately passed at this session. On motion of Mr. Makekau, the report was laid upon the table, to be considered with the Bill.

On motion of Mr. Beckley, the House thereupon stood in recess until 2 o'clock p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., March 8th, 1901.

The House reconvened at 2:01 o'clock p. m. Mr. Speaker in the Chair.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Under a suspension of the Rules, notice was given of intention to introduce the following Bills:

By Mr. Keiki, entitled "An Act to provide pension for exQueen Liliuokalani."

By Mr. Keiki, entitled "An Act to regulate license for the sale of opium."

By Mr. Keiki, entitled "An Act to amend the issuing of execution on real property."

By Mr. Keiki, entitled "An Act to provide for the estate of deceased persons, who left no heirs surviving them, repealing Section 2109 of Civil Laws."

By Mr. Keiki, entitled "An Act declaring what fisheries within this Territory are free to all citizens thereof under Section 96 of the Organic Act."

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

The following report of Standing Committee was presented:

On H. B. No. 11, by Mr. Kaniho, entitled "An Act to abolish personal taxes and to repeal Sections 806, 807 and 809 of the Civil Code, relating thereto," from Mr. Emmeluth, Chairman of the Committee on Finance, recommending that as the Bill relates to matters of revenue, it should be referred to the Select Joint Committee on Taxation for consideration and report. On motion of Mr. Dickey, the report was adopted.

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