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BILLS ON FIRST READING.

On motion of Mr. Dickey, the following Bill was read by its title, and, on motion of Mr. Mahoe, passed its first reading, and was referred to the Committee on Enrollment, Revision and Printing:

S. B. No. 37, by Mr. Paris, entitled “An Act to regulate the fees of witnesses and jurors."

BILLS ON SECOND READING.

The following Bills came up for consideration upon their second reading:

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 Oahu, Territory of Ilawaii, by the Hawaiian Tramways Company, Limited.” Mr. Mahoe moved, seconded by Mr. Mossman, that the Bill be taken from the table and referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements. Mr. Makekau moved that the Bill remain tabled. Seconded by Mr. Keiki. Carried.

H. B. No. 44, by Mr. Kawaihoa, entitled "An Act to establish and maintain school libraries,” from Mr. Emmeluth, Chairman of the Committee on Finance, recommending that the Bill be laid upon the table. Report adopted. Whereupon the Vice Speaker announced that the House had, by its vote in adopting the report of the Committee, laid the Bill upon the table.

On motion of Mr. Robertson, the following Bill was taken up for consideration upon its second reading:

II. B. No. 48, by Mr. Makekau, entitled "An Act providing for and creating certain counties in the Territory of Hawaii, and providing a form of government for such counties.” The Bill was read by title, and, on motion of Mr. Makekau, seconded by Mr. Mossman, referred to a Select Committee of seven members to be appointed for that purpose.

PRIVILEGED REPORTS.

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

II. B. No. 48, by Mr. Makekau, entitled "An Act providing for and creating certain counties in the Territory of Hawaii, and proviiling a form of government for such counties."

S. B. No. 37, by Mr. Paris, entitled "An Act te regulate the fees of witnesses and jurors."

RESOLUTIONS.
The following Resolution was introduced:

H. R. No. 76, by Mr. Kaniho, requesting the Select Joint Committee on Taxation to report 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," and upon their failing to do so, that the Bill be subunitted to the House for immediate action. Laid on the table.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.
The following report of Standing Committee was presented:

On H. R. No. 48, by Mr. Haaheo, asking for an appropriation of $8,000 for roads, Puna, Hawaii, from Mr. Emmeluth, Chairman of the Committee on Public Expenditures, recommending that consideration of the Resolution be postponed, to be taken up with the Appropriation Bill. Report adopted.

On motion of Mr. Robertson, the House thereupon adjourned.

S. MEHEULA,

Clerk. F. W. BECKLEY,

Vice Speaker.

Approved:

THIRTIETH DAY.

adjournment.

Hon. F.

Roll Call:
Present

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., March 28th, 1901. The Ilouse came to order at 9:07 o'clock a. m., pursuant to Prayer by Chaplain Kamoku.

W. Beckley, Vice Speaker, presiding.

Messrs. Ahulii, Aylett, Dickey, Ewaliko, Gilfillan, Haaheo, Hihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Kawaihoa, Keiki, Kekaula, Kumalae, Makainai, Mahoe, Makekau, Monsarrat, Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Prendergast, Puuki, Wilcox and Mr.

Came in later---Messrs. Keliikoa, Hoogs and Robertson---3.
Excused--Mr. Speaker---1.
Absent--- Mr. Emmeluth--1.

Vice Speaker-25.

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

The Vice Speaker announced the following Committee on H. B. No. 48, by Mr. Makekau, entitled “An Act providing for and creating certain counties in the Territory of Hawaii, and providing a form of government for such counties”: Messrs. Makekau, Aylett, Mossman, Keiki, Emmeluth, Paele and Mahoe.

An invitation from the Kamehameha School inviting the members to meet Mr. and Mrs. Dyke was read.

SIGNED BILLS.

The following communication was received from the Secretary of the Territory and read:

Territory of Hawaii,

Office of the Secretary,

IIonolulu, H. I., March 27th, 1901. Honorable J. A. Akina,

Speaker of the Ilouse of Representatives: Sir: I have the honor to inform you that the Governor signed this day Act 1, entitled "An Act to appropriate money for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the Session of the Legislature of the Territory of Ilawaii for the year 1901 from the public Treasury." I am, sir,

Very respectfully yours,

HENRY E. COOPER,

Secretary of the Territory.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

1.

Mr. Makainai, Chairman of the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements, presented the following six reports:

On II. B. No. 42, by Mr. Makainai, entitled "An Act providing for the numbering of buildings and lots in the District of Honolulu, Island of Oahu," recommending that the Bill do pass with the following amendments:

In Section 1 and line 1 thereof, by adding the word "Superintendent” before the words "of Public Works”.

In Section 2 and line 1 thereof, by adding after the word “all” and before the word "entrances” the word "main"; and in line 4 thereof, after the word "number" by adding the words “and the location”.

In Section 3 and line 1 thereof, by striking out the words “or occupying”; in line 3 thereof, by striking out the words “from the promulgation of this Act” and inserting in lieu thereof the Words “after the receipt of a designated number or numbers from the Superintendent of Public Works”; in line 5 thereof, by striking out the words “occupying or controlling”; and in line 6 thereof, at the beginning of said line and before the word “so” by adding the words “apply to the Superintendent of Public Works and".

In Section 4 and lines 1 and 2 thereof, by striking out all the words in the section after the word "owner”.

In Section 7 and line 1 thereof, by striking out the words Coccupant or”, and in line 4 thereof by adding after the word *notified" and before the word “by" the words in writing":

In Section 8, by substituting for the word “publication” the

word “approval”.

On motion of Mr. Dickey, seconded by Mr. Mossman, consideration of the report was postponed, to be taken up with the

Bill.

2. On Petition No. 20, by Mr. Ewaliko, relating to prohibiting Road Boards from taking property without consent of owners, reporting that there is now a Bill before the House covprayer

of the Petition, recommending that the Petition lie on the table. On motion of Mr. Mahoe, the report was

ering the

adopted.

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5.

B. On Petition No. 28, by Mr. Beckley, asking for an appropriation for Hana, Maui, for roads, being a total of $107,500, recommending that the consideration of said Petition be postponed, to be taken up with the Appropriation Bill. On motion of Mr. Jahoe, the report was adopted.

On H. R. No. 53, by Mr. Mossman, asking for an appropriation of $1,000 for roads, Palolo, Oahu, recommending that the Resolution be adopted and the item inserted in the Appropriation Bill. On motion of Mr. Dickey, consideration was pristponed, to be taken up with the Appropriation Bill.

On II. R. No. 44, by Mr. Kekaula, asking for an appropriation of $3,000 for roads, Kau, Hawaii, recommending consieration of the same be postponed, to be taken up with the ApImpriation Bill. On motion of Mr. Mahoe, report was adopted.

On II. B. No. 41, by Mr. Makainai, entitled “An Act providing for names of streets, roads and lanes in the District of Honolulu, Island of Oahu," recommending that the Bill do pass. On motion of Mr. Mahoe, consideration of the report was postpied, to be taken up with the Bill. The Vice Speaker announced that during his

of

occupancy the Speaker's Chair Mr. Wilcox would act as Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Manufactures, and Mr. Gilfillan as Chairman of the Committee on Public Health and Education.

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RESOLUTIONS.

The following Resolutions were introduced:

II. R. No. 77, by by Mr. Kawaihoa, asking for an appropriation of $3,000 for a new school house at Kealia, Kauai. Consideration postponed, to be taken up with the Appropriation Bill.

H. R. No. 78, by Mr. Kaniho, asking for an appropriation of $800.00 for a store house for the Government rock crusher and roller, North Kohala, Hawaii. Consideration postponed, to be taken up with the Appropriation Bill.

H. R. No. So, by Mr. Kaniho, asking for an appropriation of $1,400 for a school house, Waialele, North Kohala, Hawai. Consideration postponed, to be taken up with the Appropriation Bill.

H. R. No. 81, by Mr. Hihio, asking for an appropriation of $450.00 for teacher's cottage, Kaanapali, Maui. Consideration postponed, to be taken up with the Appropriation Bill.

H. R. No. 79, by Mr. Monsarrat, asking for an appropriation of $15,000 for a police call-box system for Honolulu, Oahu. Mr. Monsarrat moved that the Resolution be referred to a Select Committee of five. Carried. Whereupon the Vice Speaker announcd the following as such Committee: Messrs. Monsarrat, Mossman, Makainai, Kawaihoa and Kumalae.

PETITIONS, MEMORIALS AND COMMUNI

CATIONS.

Under a suspension of the Rules, the following Petition was presented:

Petition No. 44, by Mr. Kauimakaole, from residents of Kipahulu, Maui, asking for reimbursement on account of road damages. Referred to Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

BILLS ON FIRST READING. The following Bill, notice of which had previously been given, was introduced, read by title, passed first reading, and was ordered printed:

H. B. No. 74, by Mr. Robertson, entitled "An Act to amend Section 11 B of Act 39 of the Laws of 1898, relating to the auditing of public accounts and disbursements of public moneys.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Notice was given of intention to introduce the following

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