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Petition No. 57, by Mr. Keliikoa, asking for an appropriation of $5,000 for roads at South Kona, Hawaii. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

PRIVILEGED REPORTS.

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

H. B. No. 66, by Mr. Beckley, entitled “An Act repealing Act 60 of 1896, also Chapter LXXII of the Session Laws of 1892, and all laws and regulations inconsistent herewith."

H. B. No. 71, by Mr. Makekau, entitled “An Act for the regulating and conducting of games of chance at which or other articles of value may be lost or won."

REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES.

Under a suspension of the Rules, Mr. Mossman presented a Minority Report of Special Committee on H. R. No. 79, by Mr. Monsarrat, relative to police call-box system for Honolulu, recommending that the consideration of the Resolution be indefinite: ly postponed. Mr. Mossman moved the adoption of the Minority Report.

Mr. Makekau moved to take up the consideration of the Majority Report and Resolution, which had been postponed until the Minority Report should be presented. Mr. Makekau's motion prevailed. H. R. No. 79, asking for appropriation of $15,000 for police call-box system for Honolulu, was then read, also the Majority Report, signed by all the members of the Committee but Mr. Mossman, recommending that Resolution do pass.

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

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AFTERNOON SESSION.

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., April 4th, 1901. The House reconvened at 2:01 o'clock p. m. Mr. Speaker in the Chair.

Consideration of H. R. No. 79, by Mr. Monsarrat, asking for an appropriation of $15,000 for a police call-box system, Honolulu, and the Majority and Minority Reports thereon, was resumed.

Mr. Beckley moved the previous question, which was thereupon ordered. Mr. Mossman called for the ayes and noes on the motion to adopt the Majority Report, which was thereupon ordered, with the following result:

Ayes--- Messrs. Aylett, Dickey, Gilfillan, Hoogs, Keiki, Kekaula, Keliikoa, Kumalae, Makainai, Makekau, Monsarrat, Nailima, Robertson and Wilcox---14.

Noes---Messrs. Ahulii, Beckley, Emmeluth, Ewaliko, Haaheo, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Mahoe, Mossman, Paele, Prendergast and Puuki---13.

Present and not voting--- Mr. Hihio and Mr. Speaker--- 2.
Absent--Mr. Kawaihoa--- 1.

The Speaker thereupon declared the Majority Report adopted.

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

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 disbursement of public moneys."

H. B. No. 77, by Mr. Monsarrat, entitled “An Act to amend Section 120 of the Civil Code as amended by Chapter 22 of the Session Laws of 1892.”

S. B. No. 52, by Mr. White, entitled “An Act to prohibit the employment of any person not a duly qualified voter of the Territory of Hawaii as a laborer upon any public work of any kind, manner or description in the Territory of Ilawaii, by any public officer, servant or agent of the Territory of Ilawaii, or by any contractor under and with the Territory of Hawaii; and to

penalty for the violation of such Act.” Also that the following Bill had been presented to the Gov

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ernor at 10 o'clock a. m.:

H. B. No. 16, by Mr. Robertson, entitled "An Act relating to the criminal jurisdiction of District Magistrates, and amending Section 1 of Act 40 of the Laws of 1896, and Section 11 of Chapter LVII of the Laws of 1892," the same being duly enrolled as

H. E. A. No. 2.

RESOLUTIONS.
The following Resolutions, were introduced:

II. R. No. 91, by Mr. Haaheo, asking for appropriation for Public Lands and Internal Improvements. roads and streets, Hilo, Hawaii. Referred to the Committee ou

H. R. No. 92, by Mr. Hihio, asking for an appropriation of $10,000 for roads, Wailuku. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

Under a suspension of the Rules, the House reverted to the head of

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

The following Majority Reports were presented, and consideration of the same was postponed, to be taken up with Minority Reports when they should be presented:

On H. B. No. 4, by Mr. Gilfillan, entitled “An Act to provide for a commission to take evidence concerning injuries to property caused by the action of the Board of Health in connection with the suppression of Bubonic Plague in Honolulu, and elsewhere in this Territory, and by the conflagration in Honolulu on January 20th, 1900, and to report thereon,” signed by Messrs. Emmeluth, Haaheo, Keliikoa and Paele, of the Committee on Judiciary, recommending that the Bill be laid upon the table, and giving notice of their intention to submit a substitute Bill conforming to their report.

On H. B. No. 28, by Mr. Kumalae, entitled "An Act to adopt a flag for the Territory of Hawaii,” signed by Messrs. Emmeluth, Haaheo, Paele, Keliikoa and Robertson of the Committee on Judiciary, recommending that Bill lie upon the table.

On Message from the Governor, relating to revision of Hawaiian laws by Chief Justice Frear, signed by Messrs. Emmeluth, Haaheo, Keliikoa and Paele of the Committee on Judiciary, recommending that offer of Judge Frear's be respectfully declined.

On H. B. No. 49, by Mr. Keiki, entitled "An Act to appropriate pension for ex-Queen Liliuokalani,” signed by Messrs. Emmeluth, Kekaula and Hibio, of the Committee on Finance, recommending Bill be tabled, and the passage of a substitute Bill accompanying the report, to wit: H. B. No. 81, by the Committee on Finance, recommended as a substitute for H. B. No. 49, and entitled “An Act to grant the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars to ex-Queen Liliuokalani.”

BILLS ON SECOND READING.

Mr. Emmeluth, Chairman of Committee on Judiciary, reported on the following Bill, recommending that the Bill do pass:

H. B. No. 57, by Mr. Robertson, entitled “An Act to amend Section 15 of Chapter LVII of the Session Laws of 1892, relating to cases of absence, disqualification and vacancy in the offices of Circuit Judges." Mr. Ilaaheo moved to adopt the report. Mr. Kaniho moved to reject the report. The motion to reject was put and lost. The motion to adopt was then put and carried. The Bill was thereupon declared to have passed on its second reading.

MINORITY REPORTS.

The following Minority Reports were presented, relating to zuljerts upon which the respective Majority Reports had already been presented and consideration thereof postponed until the Minority Reports should have been presented:

On II. B. No. 4, by Mr. Gilfillan, entitled “An Act to provile for a commission to take evidence concerning injuries to property caused by the action of the Board of lealth in connection with the suppression of Bubonic Plague in Honolulu, and elsewhere in this Territory, and by the conflagration in Honolulu on January 20th, 1900, and to report thereon," signed by Mr. Robertson, of the Committee on Judiciary, recommending that the Bill do pass. Consideration of Majority and Minority Reports was, on motion of Mr. Dickey, postponed until the Bill should come up for passage on second reading.

On Message from the Governor, relating to revision of IIawaiian Laws by Chief Justice Frear, signed by Mr. Robertson, of the Committee on Judiciary, recommending the consideration of the Governor's Message be postponed until an Appropriation Bill or Joint Resolution should be introduced making such appropriation. Mr. Paele moved to indefinitely postpone consideration of Minority Report. Seconded by Mr. Mossman. Mr. Dickey moved to adopt Minority Report. Seconded by Mr. Robertson. Mr. Mossman moved the previous question, which was thereupon prolered. Mr. Mossman moved that the ayes and noes be called in motion to postpone indefinitely consideration of the Minority Ruport

, whereupon the aves and noes were called, with the fol

Ayes--- Messrs. Ahulii, Beckley, Emmeluth, Ewaliko, laaheo

, Ilihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kanibo, Kekaula, Keliikoa, Mahoe, Makainai, Makekau, Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Prendergast and Puuki---19.

Voes---Messrs. Aylett, Dickey, Hoogs, Keiki, Kumalae, Robertson and Wilcox---7.

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

Absent--- Messrs. Gilfillan, Kawaihoa and Monsarrat--3.

M'hereupon the Speaker declared consideration of Minority Report indefinitely postponed.

On II. B. No. 19, by Mr. Keiki, entitled “An Act to appropriate pension for ex-Queen Liliuokalani,” signed by Messrs.

lowing result:

Dickey and Hoogs of the Committee on Finance, recommending that Bill lie on table, and that an item of $10,000 for the biennial period as a permanent settlement be inserted in the Appropriation Bill for ex-Queen Liliuokalani. Consideration postponed until the Bill should come up for passage on second reading.

PRIVILEGED REPORTS.

Mr. Prendergast, Chairman of the Committee on Enrollment, Revision and Printing, reported the following Resolutions, asking for certain information from Heads of Departments and the replies thereto printed and ready for distribution:

H. R. No. 8, relating to disposition of appropriation, 1898, for extending wharf, Keauhou, North Kona, Hawaii.

H. R. No. 11, relating to land transactions since 1890.

H. R. No. 25, relating to executive transactions since annexation, etc.

REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES.

Under a suspension of the Rules, the Majority Report, signed by Messrs. Makekau, Paele, Mahoe, Aylett, Emmeluth and Keiki, of the Special Committee on H. B. No. 18, 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," recommending the division of the Bill and the passage of the first division thereof as a substitute for the whole Bill, and asking for further time on which to report on the remainder of the Bill, was presented. On motion of Mr. Mossman, consideration of the Majority Report was postponed until the Minority Report should be presented. On motion of Mr. Robertson, the substitute Bill was ordered printed.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

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

By Mr. Monsarrat, entitled “An Act amending Sections 435, 438 and 439 of the Penal Laws, relating to the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors.”

BILLS ON THIRD READING.

H. 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," came up for consideration on its third reading.

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