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Mr. Kumalae moved that the Clerk read H. J. R. No. 1, relating to Statehood for the Territory of Hawaii. Lost. On motion of Mr. Makekau, the Resolution was laid on the table. On motion of Mr. Kumalae, the House then adjourned.

S. MEHELLA,
Approved :

Clerk.
JOSEPH A. AKINA,

Speaker.

EIGHTH DAY.

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., March 1st, 1901. The House came to order at 10 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, Emmeluth, Ewaliko, Gilfillan, Haaheo, Hihio, Hoogs, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Kawaihoa, Kekaula, Keliikoa, Kumalae, Mahoe, Makainai, Makekau, Monsarrat, Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Prendergast, Puuki, Robertson, Wilcox and Mr. Speaker--30. and approved.

The Journal of Proceedings of the preceding day was read
PETITIONS, MEMORIALS AND COMMUNI-

CATIONS.

The following Petition was presented:

A Petition by Mr. Dickey from a Committee of residents of Kala wao, Molokai, requesting certain legislation for the benefit of the residents of the First Precinct of the Third Representative District. Referred to the Committee on Public Health and Education. On motion of Mr. Robertson, the Petition was ordered printed and copies distributed to members before leaving for Molokai this evening.

PRIVILEGED REPORTS.

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

H. B. No. 1, by Mr. Mossman, entitled "An Act to appropriate money for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the session of the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii of the year 1901, from the Public Treasury.”

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. 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."

H. B. No. 12, by Mr. Haaheo, entitled "An Act to repeal Section 861 of the Civil Laws of 1897.”

H. B. No. 13, by Mr. Robertson, entitiled "An Act to repeal certain obsolete laws."

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.”

H. B. No. 15, by Mr. Haaheo, entitled "An Act to amend Section 814, Chapter 59, of the Civil Laws."

NOTICE OF BILLS.

Notice was given of intention to introduce the following Bills:

By Mr. Prendergast, entitled "An Act to provide for the Great Seal of the Territory and to Repeal Chapter Five, Title II, Civil Laws of Hawaii."

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 Ilonolulu and elsewhere on the Island of Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, by the Hawaiian Tramways Company, Limited.”

By Mr. Paele, entitled "An Act to repeal Sections 872 and 873, Penal Laws of 1897.”

BILLS ON SECOND READING.

The following Bill was taken up for consideration and, upon motion of Mr. Makekau, passed its second reading:

H. B. No. 1, by Mr. Mossman, entitled “An Act to appropriate money for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the session of the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii of the year 1901 from the Public Treasury.”

MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS ON THE SPEAK

ER'S TABLE.

Mr. Dickey moved the Printing Committee be instructed to ask for bids and to have the work done where it could be done the cheapest and quickest way. Seconded by Mr. Wilcox. Lost.

On motion of Mr. Makekau, the House took a recess until

1:30 o'clock p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., March 1st, 1901. The House reconvened at 1:30 o'clock p. m. Mr. Speaker in

the Chair.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Notice Bills:

was given of intention to introduce the following

By Mr. Robertson, entitled "An Act relating to practice and procedure in criminal cases and amending Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Chapter 40 of the Session Laws of 1876.”

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 57 of the

By Mr. Mossman, entitled "An Act relating to the time within which all wires used for telegraph, telephone or for the purpose of operating street railways or for lighting in cities and towns of over five hundred population shall be placed not less than two feet under ground.'

Laws of 1892."

BILLS, JOINT RESOLUTIONS AND OTHER

MATTERS FROM THE SENATE.

The following communication from the Honorable Senate was read:

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To the Honorable Speaker and Members

of the House of Representatives: I have the honor to advise your honorable body that Senators Kalauokalani, Kaiue, Carter, Baldwin and Kaohi have been appointed a sub-committee to act with the Committee of nine of the House of Representatives to go to Molokai and investigate the conditions there and report to the Senate. I have the honor to be,

Very respectfully,

EDGAR CAYPLESS,

Clerk of the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Robertson, the House Committee of nine on the matter of the investigation of Molokai was authorized to act jointly with the Senate Committee.

PRIVILEGED REPORTS.

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

H. B. No. 6, by Mr. Robertson, *itled “An Act to repeal Sections 1378, 1386, 1387, 1388 and ice of the Civil Code, relating to the sale of real estate in this Territory by foreign guardians.”

On motion of Mr. Kaniho, the House took a recess of ten minutes.

The House reconvened at 2:07 o'clock p. m.

REPORTS OF SELECT COMMITTEES.

Under a suspension of the Rules, Mr. Hoogs, Chairman of the Special Committee on Transportation, reported that the Senate and several others, including one representative from each newspaper, had been invited to join the House on the Molokai trip. On motion of Mr. Ewaliko, the report of the Committee was adopted.

BILLS ON SECOND READING.

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

H. B. No. 6, by Mr. Robertson, entitled “An Act to repeal Sections 1378, 1386, 1387, 1388 and 1389 of the Civil Code, relating to the sale of real estate in this Territory by foreign guardians."

On motion of Mr. Makekau, the Bill was ordered read section by section. On motion of Mr. Robertson, seconded by Mr. Aylett, the Bill was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

It was moved by Mr. Emmeluth that S. K. Pua, Assistant Clerk, be designated the Journal Clerk of this House. That as such Clerk he shall, under the direction of the Printing Committee, have printed the daily Journal of Proceedings of this House, copies of such Journal to be on the desk of each member at the time of the reading and final approval of such proceedings. Carried.

It was moved by Mr. Emmeluth that the Speaker of the House of Representatives be hereby instructed to deliver to the Honorable Henry E. Cooper, Secretary of the Territory of Hawaii, such number of copies of the printed and approved Journal of Proceedings of this House as the Secretary may request. Carried.

RESOLUTIONS.

table.

ing result:

Under a suspension of the Rules, the following Resolution was introduced:

II. J. R. No.3, by Mr. Emmeluth, relating to building permits in the locality known as the Burned District of the City of Honolulu. Mr. Kaniho moved the Resolution be laid on the

On motion of Mr. Mossman, a call of the ayes and noes Was ordered on the question of laying the Resolution on the table. On motion of Mr. Beckley, the Resolution was ordered read again, after which the ayes and noes were called, with the follow

Ayes---Messrs. Ahulii, Aylett, Beckley, Ewaliko, Haaheo, Hihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Kawaihoa, Keiki, Kekaula, Keliikoa, Kumalae, Mahoe, Makainai, Makekau, Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Prendergast and Puuki---22.

Noes---Messrs. Dickey, Emmeluth, Gilfillan, Hoogs, Monsarrat, Robertson and Wilcox--7.

Present and not voting --Mr. Speaker--1.
Whereupon the Speaker declared the Resolution tabled.

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