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consideration of the report was postponed, to be taken up with the

Bill.

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. 18, by Mr. Robertson, entitled "An Act to amend Section 2 of Chapter I of the Penal Code, defining Felonies and Misdemeanors."

II. B. No. 19, by Mr. Robertson, entitled “An Act relating to the sale of alcohol; amending Section 15, and repealing Sections 10, 13 and 14 of Act 64 of the Session Laws of 1896."

H. B. No. 20, by Mr. Paele, entitled “An Act to amend Sections 872 and 873 of the Penal Laws of 1897."

II. B. No. 21, by Mr. Hihio, entitled “An Act to provide that only American citizens and qualified voters of the Territory of Hawaii shall be employed in Public Works."

II. B. No. 22, by Mr. Hihio, entitled “An Act to provide that eight hours shall constitute a legal day's work, either mechanical or industrial."

H. B. No. 23, by Mr. Dickey, entitled “An Act to provide a tax on incomes.”

H. B. No. 24, by Mr. Dickey, entitled “An Act empowering District Magistrates to issue commissions to take testimony.'

H. B. No. 25, by Mr. Dickey, entitled “An Act providing for judgments by default in suits upon contracts before District II

. B. No. 26, by Mr. Dickey, entitled “An Act to repeal Sertion •1 of Chapter LVI of the Penal Code of 1869, and Chapter XXXVI of the Session Laws of 1890, relating to the desertion of husband or wife."

H. B. No. 27, by Mr. Dickey, entitled “An Act to abolish personal taxes."

Magistrates."

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Notice was given of intention to introduce the following Bills:

By Mr. Kumalae, entitled “An Act to adopt a flag for the Territory of Hawaii."

By Mr. Nailima, entitled “An Act to provide for election of : Delegate to the House of Representatives of the United States, viding for notice of vacancy and for ordering a special election to

fill such vacancy; also providing for the approval and ratification of the election of such Delegate voted for at the general election held in the Territory of Hawaii in the year A. D. 1900.”

By Mr. Makainai, entitled "An Act providing for the control and management of the Government sewerage system.

By Mr. Makainai, entitled "An Act to amend Section 374 of Chapter XXIV of the Civil Laws of 1897, relating to maintenance of highways.”

By Mr. Ewaliko, entitled “An Act to repeal Section 815, and amending Section 816 of the Civil Code of 1897, relating to Dog Tax, and re-enacting Section 812 of the Civil Code of 1897, relating to Taxes on Carts."

By Mr. Aylett, entitled “An Act to repeal Sections 317, 318, 319, 322, 323 of the Penal Laws."

By Mr. Kaniho, entitled “An Act to amend Section 811 of the Civil Code, relating to Cart and Dray Tax."

By Mr. Hihio, entitled “An Act for the suppression of vice, immoral and lewd practices, and to repeal Sections 855 to 863, both inclusive, of the Penal Laws of Hawaii.”

By Mr. Dickey, entitled “An Act to amend Chapter 42 of the Penal Code, entitled 'Keeping a disorderly house.' by adding two new Sections thereto, relating to the landlords and owners of houses and buildings wherein disorderly houses are kept.”

By Mr. Kumalae, entitled “An Act to provide for and to regulate the sending of youths to the Mainland or abroad to be educated.”

Mr. Dickey also gave notice of a proposed amendment to Rule 12 by erasing the words "by a vote of the House” in lines 18 and 19 of paragraph 2.

RESOLUTIONS.

The following Resolution was introduced:

H. J. R. No. 3, by Mr. Emmeluth, directing the Superintendent of Public Works not to further issue building permits within the burned district, Honolulu, unless it is for fireproof building, was, on motion of Mr. Makainai, taken up from the table. Mr. Emmeluth offered an amendment that a Committee of three be appointed to investigate the burned district and report within ten days.

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

AFTERNOON SESSION.

offered before recess:

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., March 5th, 1901. The House reconvened at 2 o'clock p. m. Mr. Speaker in the Chair.

Consideration of H. J. R. No. 3 was resumed. Mr. Emmeluth offered the following substitute amendment in lieu of one

“That a Committee of three members of this House be appointed by the Speaker to confer with a like Committee of the Senate relative to the advisability of legislation in regard to the matters referred to above. That the Committee report their findings and recommendations within ten session days of the appointment of the Senate Committee.” Mr. Ewaliko moved that the Committee should consist of five members instead of three. Mr. Emmeluth accepted the amendment. Mr. Kanibo moved that the Resolution be again tabled. Seconded by Mr. Hihio. On motion of Mr. Mossman, the ayes and noes Were called on the motion to table the Resolution, with the fol

Ayes--- Messrs. Ahulii, Ewaliko, Haaheo, Hihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Kawaihoa, Kumalae, Mossman, Nailima, Paele and Puuki---13.

Noes--- Messrs. Aylett, Dickey, Emmeluth, Gilfillan, Hoogs, Keiki

, Kekaula, Keliikoa, Mahoe, Makainai, Makekau, Monsarrat, Prendergast and Robertson---14.

Present and not voting--- Mr. Speaker---1.
Excused--Mr. Beckley---1.
Absent---Mr. Wilcox---1.

The Speaker thereupon announced that the motion to table the resolution was lost.

Mr. Robertson moved that the Resolution pass as amended. Carried. The Speaker then announced the following Committee in accordance with the Resolution: Messrs. Emmeluth, Aylett, Makainai, Paele and Hihio.

On motion of Mr. Monsarrat, the House thereupon ad

lowing result:

journed.

S. MEHEULA,

Clerk.

Approved:

JOSEPH A. AKINA,

Speaker.

:

ELEVENTH DAY.

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., March 6th, 1901. The House came to order at 10:02 o'clock a. m., pursuant to adjournment.

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

Present--- Messrs. Ahulii, Aylett, Beckley, Dickey, Ewaliko, Gilfillan, Haaheo, Hihio, Kaauwai, Kauimakaole, Kaniho, Kawaihoa, Keiki, Kekaula, Kelükoa, Kumalae, Maloe, Makainai, Makekau, Monsarrat, Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Prendergast, Puuki, Robertson and Mr. Speaker---27.

Absent---Messrs. Emmeluth, Hoogs and Wilcox---3.

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

PETITIONS, MEMORIALS AND COMMUNI

CATIONS.

The following Petitions were presented:

Petition No. 4, by Mr. Paele, from citizens and voters residing in the Second Precinct of the Fifth Representative District, asking for an appropriation of $25,000 for bridges, highway and breakwater along sea coast of the Island of Oahu. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

Petition No. 5, by Mr. Beckley, from twenty-six citizens and tax-payers residing in Waialua, Molokai, asking for an appropriation sufficient to build a school house in that district. Referred to the ('ommittee on Public Ilealth and Education

Petition No. 6, by Mr. Haaheo, from residents of Puna, Hawaii, asking for an appropriation of $12,000 for roads in that district. Consideration postponed, to be taken up with the Appropriation Bill.

PRIVILEGED REPORTS.

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

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H. B. No. 2, by Mr. Dickey, entitled “An Act to appropriate an emergency fund to be used in repairing the damage caused by the late storm."

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."

H. B. No. 7, by Mr. Hoogs, entitled “An Act to authorize and regulate the placing of electric wires in the streets of Hono

.

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, entitled “An Act to repeal

certain obsolete laws.”

BILLS ON FIRST READING.

were ordered printed:

The following Bills, notice of which had previously been given, were introduced, read by title, passed first reading, and

H. B. No. 28, by Mr. Kumalae, entitled "An Act to adopt a flag for the Territory of Hawaii."

H. B. No. 29, by Mr. Kaniho, entitled "An Act to amend Section 811 of the Civil Code, relating to Cart and Dray Tax."

RESOLUTIONS.

The following Resolutions were introduced:

A resolution by Mr. Keliikoa relating to an item of $500.00 being set a part by the Legislature of 1898 for the purpose of extending wharf at Keauhou, North Kona, Hawaii. Adopted.

A resolution by Mr. Kekaula, asking for an appropriation of $250.00 for the construction of a warehouse at Hoopuloa Landing, South Kona, Hawaii. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

NOTICES OF BILLS. Notice was given of intention to introduce the following

Bill:

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