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H. B. No. 101, by the Committee on Judiciary, entitled “An Act providing qualifications of persons elected or appointed to public office or position."

II. B. No. 100, by the Committee on Judiciary, entitled “An Act to define a legal day's work either mechanical or industrial.” Mr. Dickey moved to reject the Bill. Seconded by Mr. Wilcox. Lost. Mr. Emmeluth moved that the Bill do pass. Seconded by Mr. Ewaliko. Carried.

RESOLUTIONS.

Under a suspension of the Rules, the following Resolutions were introduced:

H. R. No. 105, by Mr. Dickey, extending to Hon. E. J. Hill, M. C., from Connecticut, the courtesy of the floor of the Ilouse. Mr. Beckley offered a substitute inviting all the Washington officials on the Transport Buford to address the House. Mr. Emmeluth offered an amendment that a committee of three be appointed to wait upon them. Whereupon the Resolution was adopted to read as follows:

Whereas, there are now visiting in the City of IIonolulu the Hon. Horace B. Packer, a Member of Congress from the Sixteenth District of the State of Pennsylvania; the Hon. E. J. Hill, a Member of Congress from the Fourth District of the State of Connecticut; the Hon. J. F. Cooper and the Ilon. Charles A. Williard, newly appointed Justices of the Supreme Court of the Philippine Islands, and the Hon. Fletcher Ladd and the Ilon. W. A. Kincaid, newly appointed Judges of the ('ourt of First Instance of the Philippine Islands; therefore, be it

Resolved, by the House of Representatives of the Territory of Hawaii, that the said Honorables Horace B. Packer, E. J. Hill, J. F. Cooper, Charles A. Williard, Fletcher Ladd and W. A. Kincaid be and are hereby invited to address the blouse of Representatives of the Territory of Ilawaii on Thursday, April 11th, at the hour of 10 o'clock a. m., or at such other hour as will be most convenient to them;

And Be It Further Resolved, that a Select Committee of three members of this Ilouse be appointed to forth with wait upon the within-named gentlemen and, after presenting them with a copy of this Resolution, that said Committee be instructed to earnestly request, each of them to address this Ilouse upon any subject they may deem proper.

Messrs. Beckley, Robertson and Prendergast were appointed as such Committee.

H. R. No. 106, by Mr. Paele, relating to appointing a Select Committtee to investigate charges of corruption of legislators by liquor interests lobbying to defeat the Dispensary Bill, alleged by the Pacific Commercial Advertiser to have been made by Senator Russel on the floor of the Senate, was introduced and adopted. Messrs. Paele, Kumalae and Mossman were appointed as such Committee.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

C'nder a further suspension of the Rules, notice was given of intention to introduce the following Bills:

By Mr. Prendergast, entitled "An Act amending Sections 1, 3, 8, 12 and 16, and repealing Section 13, of Chapter 50, Session Laws of 1890, being an Act to facilitate the collection of debts from Government Beneficiaries."

By Mr. Makainai, entitled "An Act to prevent the storage of lumber within the fire limits of the City of Honolulu."

By Mr. Makainai, entitled "An Act to amend Sections 130, +33 and 435 of Chapter 41 of the Penal Laws of 1897, relating to intoxicating liquors.

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. 83, by Mr. Mossman, entitled "An Act to authorize the Hawaiian Fuel Gas Company to exercise certain rights in

H. B. No. 93, by the Committee on Judiciary, entitled “An Act to provide for the ascertainment and payment of all claims which may be made by persons whose property waz destroyed by fire in the years A. D. 1899 and 1900 under orders of the Board

Honolulu."

of Health."

of 11 o'clock a. m.:

The Committee also reported that the following Bill, being II. E. A. Xo. 7, had been presented to the Governor at the hour

H. B. No. 2, by Mr. Dickey, entitled “An Act to appropriate an Emergency Fund to be used in repairing the damage caused

br the late storm.”

SIGNED BILLS.

Under a further suspension of the Rules, the following com

munication was read:

Territory of Hawaii,

Office of the Secretary,

Honolulu, H. I., April 10th, 1901. Hon. J. A. Akina,

Speaker of the House of Representatives: Sir: I have the honor to inform you that the Governor has this day signed Act 2, entitled “An Act relating to the criminal jurisdiction of District Magistrates and amending Section 1 of Act 40 of the Laws of 1898, and Section 11 of Chapter LVII of the Laws of 1892." I am sir,

Very respectfully yours,
HENRY E. COOPER,

Secretary of the Territory.

The IIouse thereupon adjourned.

S. MEHEULA,
Approved:

Clerk.
JOSEPH A. AKINA,

Speaker.

FORTY-SECOND DAY.

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., April 11th, 1901. The House came to order at 9:09 o'clock a. m., pursuant to adjournment.

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

Present--- Messrs. Ahulii, Aylett, Beckley, Dickey, Ewaliko, Ilaaheo, Ilihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Keiki, Kekaula, Kelikoa, Kumalae, Mahoe, Makainai, Makekau, Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Puuki, Wilcox and Mr. Speaker---23.

Excused---Mr. Kawaihoa---1.

Absent---Messrs. Emmeluth, Gilfillan, Hoogs, Monsarrat, Prendergast and Robertson---6.

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

BILLS, JOINT RESOLUTIONS AND OTHER

MATTERS FROM THE SENATE.

The following communications from the Honorable Senate

were read:

Senate Chamber,

Honolulu, T. H., April 10th, 1901. To the Honorable Speaker and House of Representatives,

Territory of Hawaii: Herewith I have the honor to transmit Senate Bill No. 7, which passed its third reading in the Senate this day.

Very respectfully,
EDGAR CAYPLESS,

Clerk of the Senate.

Senate Chamber,

Honolulu, T. H., April 10th, 1901. To the Honorable Speaker and House of Representatives,

Territory of Hawaii: Herewith I transmit Senate Bill No. 17, which passed its third reading in the Senate this day.

Very respectfully,
EDGAR CAYPLESS,

Clerk of the Senate.

Senate Chanıber, Honolulu, T. H., April 10th, 1901.

To the Honorable Speaker

and House of Representatives,

Territory of Hawaii: I have the honor to transmit herewith Senate Bill No. 21, which passed its third reading in the Senate this day.

Very respectfully,
EDGAR CAYPLESS,

Clerk of the Senate.

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Senate Chamber,

Honolulu, T. H., April 10th, 1901. To the Honorable Speaker and House of Representatives,

Territory of Hawaii: I herewith transmit Senate Bill No. 23, which passed its third reading in the Senate this day.

Very respectfully,
EDGAR CAYPLESS,

Clerk of the Senate.

Senate Chamber,

Honolulu, T. H., April 10th, 1901. To the Honorable Speaker and House of Representatives,

Territory of Hawaii: I have the honor to herewith transmit House Bill No. 40, which passed its third reading in the Senate this day.

Very respectfully,
EDGAR CAYPLESS,

Clerk of the Senate.

Senate Chamber,

Honolulu, T. H., April 10th, 1901. To the Honorable Speaker and House of Representatives,

Territory of Hawaii: I have the honor to transmit herewith Senate Bill No. 56, which passed its third reading in the Senate this day.

Very respectfully,
EDGAR CAYPLESS,

Clerk of the Senate.

Senate Chamber,

Honolulu, T. H., April 10th, 1901. To the Honorable Speaker and House of Representatives,

Territory of Hawaii: I have the honor to herewith transmit Senate Bill No. 59, which passed its third reading in the Senate this day.

Very respectfully,
EDGAR CAYPLESS,

Clerk of the Senate.

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