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moval of Judge Moanauli, stating that further correspondence would be submitted as soon as received from Hawaii. On motion of Mr. Dickey, the consideration of the communication was postponed, to be taken up when the balance of the correspondence should be received.

PETITIONS, MEMORIALS AND COAMUNI

CATIONS.

The following Petitions were presented, and referred as noted:

Petition No. 47, by Mr. Nailima, from 132 residents of Olaa, Puna, Hawaii, relating to the institution of county government and other matters. Referred to Select Committee on County and Municipal Government.

Petition No. 48, by Mr. Nailima, from 100 purchasers of Government lots in the new Olaa tract, relating to appropriation of $5,000 for extension of Peck Road. Referred to Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

Petition No. 49, by Mr. Beckley, asking for an appropriation of $6,000 for an armory and drill shed for Hilo. Referred to the Committee on Military.

Petition No. 50, by Mr. Beckley, asking for an appropriation for a Government physician for the Island of Molokai

, outside the Leper Settlement. Referred to the Committee on Public

Health and Education.

Petition No. 51, by Mr. Kaniho, relative to personal taxes, burial regulations of the Board of Health and other matters. Referred to the Committee on Public Health and Education.

Petition No. 52, by Mr. Paele, asking for an appropriation of $3,000 for road repairs at Koolaupoko, Oahu. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

Petition No. 53, by Mr. Puuki, asking for an appropriation of $16,000 for breakwaters for Waimea River, Kauai. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

Petition No. 54, by Mr. Puuki, asking for an appropriation of $8,000 for roads, Waimea, Kauai. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

Petition No. 55, by Mr. Keliikoa, asking for an appropriation of $2,400 for a Government physician for North Kona, Hawaii. Referred to the Committee on Public Health and Educaferred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improve

Mr. Monsarrat presented certain letters, which he wished rements for verification and report. On motion, the letters were so

tion.

referred.

RESOLUTIONS.

The following Resolution was introduced, and, on motion, was adopted:

H. R. No. 88, by Mr. Makainai, relating to appointment of Special Committee to investigate certain statements in the Ilonolulu Republican under date of March 31st.

Messrs. Beckley, Dickey and Mahoe were appointed as such Committee.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Notice was given of intention to introduce the following Bill:

By Mr. Aylett, entitled “An Act relating to the isolation of lepers.

BILLS ON SECOND READING.

Mr. Mahoe moved that 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 Hawaii, by the Hawaiian Tramways Company, Limited," be taken from the table and referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements. Seconded by Mr. Mossman. Motion declared carried. Mr. Robertson questioned the vote and called for a division of the question. The first question being again put, the motion to take from the table was carried. Mr. Emmeluth moved, seconded by Mr. Ku. malae, that consideration of the Bill be indefinitely postponed. Mr. Mahoe moved that the Bill be referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements. Mr. Kumalae moved the previous question, which was thereupon ordered. On motion of Mr. Makekau, the ayes and noes were ordered ou the motion to indefinitely postpone, with the following result:

Ayes---Messrs. Avlett, Dickey, Emmeluth, Ewaliko, Gilfillan, Kauimakaole, Keiki, Kekaula, Keliikoa, Kumalae, Makekau, Monsarrat, Nailima, Robertson and Wilcox---15.

Noes---Messrs. Ahulii, Beckley, Haaheo, Iibio, Kaauwai, Kaniho, Kawaihoa, Mahoe, Makainai, Mossman, Paele, Prendergast and Puuki---13.

Present and not voting--- Mr. Speaker---1.
Absent--- Mr. Hoogs---1.

Whereupon the Speaker declared that consideration of the Bill had been indefinitely postponed.

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

S. MEHEULA.
Approved :

Clerk.
JOSEPH A. AKINA,

Speaker.

THIRTY-FOURTH DAY.

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., April 2nd, 1901.
The House came to order at 9:15 o'clock a. m., pursuant to
adjournment.
Hon. J. A.

Akina, Speaker, presiding.
Prayer by Chaplain Kamoku.
Roll Call :

Present---Messrs. Ahulii, Aylett, Dickey, Ewaliko, Gilfillan, Haaheo, Hihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kawaihoa, Keliikoa, Kumalae, Mahoe, Makainai, Monsarrat, Mossman, Makekau, Nailima, Paele, Prendergast, Puuki, Robertson, Wilcox and Mr. Speaker--- 24.

Came in later--Messrs. Beckley, Emmeluth, Iloogs and Keiki-4.

Absent---Messrs. Kaniho and Kekaula---2.

The Journal of Proceedings of the preceding day was read and approved without correction.

Mr. Kauimakaole moved to reconsider the vote upon which consideration of H. B. No. 35 was indefinitely postponed. Seconded by Mr.

ossman. On motion of Mr. Emmeluth, the House thereupon adjourned.

S. MEHEULA,

Clerk.
JOSEPH A. AKINA,

Speaker.

Approved:

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THIRTY-FIFTH DAY

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., April 3rd, 1901. The House came to order at 3:05 o'clock a. M., pursuant to adjournment.

Hon. J. A. Akina, Speaker, presiding.
Prayer by Chaplain Kamoku.
Roll Call:

Present---Messrs. Aylett, Beckley, Dickey, Ewaliko, Gilfillan, Haaheo, Hihio, Hoogs, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Kawaihoa, Keiki, Kekaula, Keliikoa, Kumalae, Mahoe, Makainai, Makekau, Monsarrat, Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Prendergast, Puuki, Wilcox and Mr. Speaker---27.

Came in later.Messrs. Emmeluth and Robertson---2.
Excused--- Mr. Ahulii-- 1.

The Journal of Proceedings of the preceding day was read. Mr. Makekau moved to strike out the motion to reconsider the vote upon which consideration of 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 Hawaii, by the Hawaiian Tramways Company, Limited," was indefinitely postponed. Seconded by Mr. Kumalae. Mr. Mossman moved to adopt the Journal of Proceedings of the preceding day. Seconded by Mr. Mahoe. Mr. Emmeluth called for the ayes and noes upon the motion to adopt. Seconded by Mr. Kumalae. Messrs. Kekaula, Kelikoa. Beckley and Nailima were excused from voting. The

ayes

and noes were then ordered upon the motion to adopt the Journal of Proceedings of the preceding day, with the following result:

Ayes---Messrs. Haaheo, Hlihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Kawaihoa, Mahoe, Makainai, Mossman, Paele, Prendergast, Puuki and Mr. Speaker---13.

Noes---Messrs. Aylett, Dickey, Emmeluth, Ewalika, Gilfillan, Hoogs, Keiki, Kumalae, Makekau, Monsarrat, Robertson and Wilcox---12.

Present and not voting--- Messrs. Beckley, Kekaula, Keliikoa and Nailima---4.

Absent--- Mr. Ahulii---1.

The Speaker thereupon declared the Journal of Proceedings of the preceding day approved.

Mr. Robertson moved to suspend the Rules in order to take up the consideration of Mr. Kauimakaole's motion to reconsider. Seconded by Mr. Kumalae. The motion to suspend the Rules, having failed to receive the necessary two-thirds vote, was declared lost.

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR.
The following communication from the Governor was read:

Executive Chamber,

Territory of Hawaii,

Honolulu, April 2nd, 1901. The Ilonorable J. A. Akina, Speaker of the House of Representatives,

Territory of Hawaii: Sir: The Clerk of the House of Representatives has forwarded to me a letter enclosing a certified copy of an amended Resolution of the House, asking me, “if not inconsistent with public service, to furnish this House with the following: Originals or copies of all records, books, documents, papers and vouchers of every nature, kind and description whatsoever relative to transactions of

the Executive Department of the Government from the annexation of the Islands to the United States.'

In a former letter to the House upon this subject, I stated that “if the House desires information on any special subject necessary to its legislative work which may be furnished from such records, I shall be happy to consider its requests therefor."

I think this proposition covers the ground sutliciently for the needs of the House. It does

from the Resolution that the IIouse has under consideration any specific matter referred to the records re

Very respectfully,

SANFORD B. DOLE. communication was ordered returned to the Governor with the

On motion of Mr. Beckley, seconded by Mr. Mossman, the statement that this House will not entertain any communication that is not in proper shape. On motion of Mr. Beckley, seconded by Mr. Hihio, the communication was ordered spread upon the Journal before being returned.

On motion of Mr. Monsarrat, the House then proceeded to the head of

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