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H. R. No. 46, by Mr. Keliikoa, relating to an appropriation for roads, North Kona, Hawaii. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements.

H. R. No. 47, by Mr. Prendergast, as follows:

Resolved, that all communications received by the House of Representatives during this present session of the Legislature from the Honorable Governor of this Territory, other than the Governor's message, be spread upon the Journal of this House forthwith, and that all communications which may at any time in the future be received from the Honorable Governor be spread, immediately upon the receipt thereof by the House, upon the Journal of the House; and,

Be It Further Resolved, that all communications received during this present session of the Legislature from the Honorable Secretary of the Territory be spread upon the Journal of the House, and that all communications which may be received in the future from the Honorable Secretary be spread, immediately upon the receipt thereof by the House, upon the Journal of the

House.

The Resolution was adopted.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Notice was given of intention to introduce the following

Bills:

By Mr. Ewaliko, entitled "An Act to permit any person to treat leprosy without license."

By Mr. Dickey, entitled “An Act to extend the Fire Limits

of Honolulu."

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

The following reports of Standing Committees were pre

sented:

On Petition No. 18, by Mr. Paele, relating to macadamizing Iwilei street, from Mr. Makainai, Chairman of the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements, recommending that the Petition be granted. Consideration was postponed, to be up with the Appropriation Bill.

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On Petition No. 17, by Mr. Paele, relating to the macadamizing of Liliha street between Wylie and Puunui streets, from Mr. Makainai, Chairman of the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements, recommending an appropriation of $1,500 for that purpose. Consideration was postponed, to be taken up with the Appropriation Bill.

On H. R. No. 41, by Mr. Kekaula, relating to an appropriation of $1,000 for Court House for East Kau; $500 for Jail, East Kau, and $500 for enlarging Waiohinu Court House, Kau, Hawaii, from Mr. Makainai, Chairman of the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements, recommending the adoption of the Resolution. On motion of Mr. Mahoe, the report was adopted.

THE ORDER OF THE DAY.

Consideration of the two communications from His Excellency the Governor, which were received yesterday by this House, were taken up. On motion of Mr. Makainai, further consideration of these matters was postponed until the House should receive the reply of the Governor to a later communication from the Speaker, transmitting certified copies of H. R. No. 14, by Mr. Beckley, and H. R. No. 38, by Mr. Gilfillan; one of which the Governor had failed to receive with the Speaker's former letter.

BILLS ON THIRD READING.

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

H. B. No. 17, by Mr. Robertson, entitled "An Act relating to practice in criminal cases and amending Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Chapter XL of the Session Laws of 1876." In the absence of the introducer of the Bill, on motion of Mr. Dickey, consideration was postponed until the introducer should be present.

Consideration of the communication received by the House yesterday from the Secretary of the Territory was, on motion of Mr. Mossman, indefinitely postponed.

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

AFTERNOON SESSION.

House of Representatives, Honolulu, T. H., March 21st, 1901.

The House reconvened at 2:03 o'clock p. m. Mr. Speaker in the Chair.

Mr. Beckley moved to suspend the Rules in order to consider

BILLS, JOINT RESOLUTIONS AND OTHER
MATTERS FROM THE SENATE.

The following communications from the Honorable Senate were read:

Senate Chamber,

Honolulu, T. H., March 21st, 1901.

To the Honorable Speaker

and House of Representatives,
Territory of Hawaii:

I have the honor to transmit herewith Senate Joint Resolution No. 2, providing for an appropriation of moneys to defray the expenses of the Legislative Session commencing February 20th, 1901, which passed the Senate this 21st day of March,

A. D. 1901.

Respectfully,

EDGAR CAYPLESS,

To the Honorable Speaker

Clerk of the Senate.

Senate Chamber,

Honolulu, T. H., March, 1901.

and House of Representatives,
Territory of Hawaii:

I have the honor to herewith transmit Senate Bill No. 28, which passed its third reading in the Senate of the Territory of Hawaii this 21st day of March, A. D. 1901.

Very respectfully,

EDGAR CAYPLESS,

Clerk of the Senate.

RESOLUTIONS.

The following Resolution came up for consideration: S. J. R. No. 2, relating to an appropriation of moneys to defray the expenses of the Legislative Session commencing February 20th, 1901. Resolution was read and, on motion of Mr. Beckley, was

adopted.

BILLS ON FIRST READING.

The following Senate Bill was read by title, passed first reading, and was ordered printed:

S. B. No. 28, by Mr. Crabbe, entitled "An Act to prohibit the unlawful wearing of the badge of the Grand Army of the Republic."

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

Under a suspension of the Rules, the following report of Standing Committee was presented:

On Petition No. 29, by Mr. Beckley, relating to the reduction of salaries of all Government officials, from Mr. Emmeluth, Chairman of the Committee on Finance, recommending that consideration of petition be postponed, to be taken up in conjunction with the Appropriation Bill. On motion of Mr. Kumalae, the report was adopted.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Notice was given of intention to introduce the following

Bill:

By Mr. Prendergast, entitled “An Act to provide for a right of action for damages for wrongful death."

BILLS ON FIRST READING.

Under a suspension of the Rules, the following Bill, notice of which had previously been given, was introduced, read by title, passed first reading, and was ordered printed:

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."

On motion of Mr. Beckley, the House adjourned.

S. MEHEULA,

Approved:

JOSEPH A. AKINA,

Speaker.

TWENTY-FIFTH DAY.

Clerk.

House of Representatives,

Honolulu, T. H., March 22nd, 1901.

The House came to order at 9 o'clock a. m., pursuant to

adjournment.

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

Present---Messrs. Ahulii, Dickey, Ewaliko, Gilfillan. Haaheo, Hihio, Makainai, Makekan, Monsarrat. Mossman, Nailima, Paele, Prendergast, Puuki, Wilcox and Mr. Speaker-22.

Came in later---Messrs. Aylett, Beckley, Hoogs and Kekaula--4.

Excused---Messrs. Kauimakaole and Keiki---2.
Absent---Messrs. Emmeluth and Robertson---2.

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

PETITIONS, MEMORIALS AND COMMUNI-
CATIONS.

Under a suspension of the Rules, the following petitions were presented:

Petition No. 33, by Mr. Kekaula, on behalf of residents of Punaluu, Kau, Hawaii, asking for the erection of a school house. Referred to the Committee on Public Health and Education.

Petition No. 34, by Mr. Paele, from residents of the Second Precinct, Fifth District, asking for the enactment of a law regnlating taxes on personal property. Referred to the Select Joint Committee on Taxation.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

The following reports of Standing Committees were presented:

On Petition No. 24, by Mr. Paele, praying for an appropriation of $500.00 for macadamizing Kunawai Lane, Honolulu, from Mr. Makainai, Chairman of the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements, recommending that $400.00 be ap propriated for that purpose. Report adopted.

On Petition No. 11, by Mr. Emmeluth, being petition of one Anne Holt for reimbursement for land fronting Maunakea street, Honolulu, taken in widening said street, from Mr. Makainai, Chairman of the Committee on Public Lands and Internal Improvements, recommending inasmuch as the Government had never acquired the land claimed, that the prayer of the petitioner be rejected. On motion of Mr. Beckley, the report was laid upon the table.

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