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Saturday Press, Supplement, June 3, 188?.
Monday, May ail, 1882.
Minutes rend iiml approved. Messrs. W. 11.
Illcc, front Lllmo nml Koloa, ami Adam Kiiuk.m,
from Kaauniinll, Mnui, then iirescnted their ero
dcutinls, mm were HWoru ns Members.
Tliu following petitions were picRonted:
llv Kniunkele, I nun Mnknwao, praying that Dr.
Pitch be nppolnted physician to tlio leper settle
ment nt Kalawao, Molokai. Heferred to Sanitary
Hy O. II. lllshop, from tho Plniitets' Association,
asking that tliu existing pruhililtioii of tho impor
tation and sale of opium lemniii In force. Hufurrcd
to .Iiullclary Committee.
Ily tho Minister of Foreign Affairs, from the
lepers lit Kalawao, with IMS! siguntures nttacheil,
thai lepers hu cared for in tho iesieclho districts
to which they belong. Ileferred to Sanitary Com
mittee. ily Atwohi, from Koliala, asking Mint tliu Impni
tatiou ami sale of spirituous liquors hu prohibited.
Laid on lablii to bo considered with thu Liquor
Ily Knnirimano, from thu resideiits of South
Koliala, asking that it be madu a separate election
district. Heferred to the Select Comuiitteo of 0.
Ily Nakookoo, from Waihiltti, nsking that a cer
tain slnughtor liouso on thu road from Wniluku to
Kaliuliii, having beconiu a nuisance, bo removed,
After a prolonged ami rambling discussion, in
which Bovcral of thu members tool; part, it was
Anally resolved to pass the matter into tliu hands
of the Attorney-General, who promised to attend
to tho matter without delay.
Ily Hon. J. Knlun, from (no residents of Lnbnina,
asking that the pay of mail carriers between that
place, mid IIonoaiila,Maui, bu increased, iteferrcd
to Frnnnce Committee.
ily Aiwohi, from Koliala, praying that tho Legis
tatnro do not authorize thu negotiation of a 'leu
Million Loan. Ileferred to Committee on Finance.
Ilv J. Gardner, from tho residents of tliu district
of Ilium, praying that thu importation and salo of I
intoxicating drinks in the Kingdom be prohibited. (
liiuct on tame to no considered witn a mil to nuonsii
Ily Kiuihano, from Krtti, praying that $10,000 bu
appropriated for a ro.ul to Kapapata; also, that
Kouoliiki lish ba free to the people; that tliu Gov
ernment pay u part of tho expenso of maintaining
thu wharves l Ilononpj; that 52,0tXI bu set aside
for thu building of a Court homo hi the district;
and, finally, that parent having more than five
children bu exempted from personal taxes. He
forred to Cominitteu on MiscollaneoiH Subjects.
IlKPOJITS Ol' COMMITTOR.
Gov. J. O. Dominis reported from tho Enroll
ment Committee, the signaturo of thu King to
tho following bills: An act to amend Section 1
of an net Of 18Gti, increasing tho pay of Kopresenta
tives from IJ2.10 to iJMJO per session; 2nd. An act to
amend Section !1 of Chapter 22 of I'unnl Code, mit
igating tho pnnishinent of arson; tid. An act to
amend Section 2 of Chapter 10 of Session Laws of
1880, relating to assaults.
.Mr. l'ilipo presented report of Select Committee
to whom was roforrcd a petition from, Kohala pray
ing that Koliala be allowed two represiitativts.
Tho report favored tho spirit of tho petition, and
rocommended a bill tothat effect, and also increas
ing the number of members on all tho Islands.
Laid on tablo to await minority report.
Mr. l'ilipo also piesented a report of Select Com
uiitteo to whom was referred ft lull to amend Sec
tion I'.W of Civil Code, to provide that Ililo bo di
vided into two separata districts, with another
Hepreseutative. lteport r.dverso, recommending
indefinite postponement of tho bill, lieport laid
S. K. Malioo presented a lesolution that 100 bo
inserted in Appropriation Hill for tho puriiono of
repairing tho bridge at Wtualua. Laid on table to
bu considered with Appropriation Hill.
Nakookoo brought in a resolution that .$100 bo
appropriated for building a jail at Kahulni. Laid
Air. L. Aliolo presented a resolution that tho Ap
propriation Hill when brought forward on its sec
ond reading bo madu tho order of the day Monday,
Wednesday and Trillin-of each week. Approved.
Minister Hush asked leao to withdraw tho Ap
propriation Hill of tho last Ministry, and place m
its stead r. revised Hill gotten up by the present
Cabinet. Tho Hill was read for the tlrst time, and
passed to second reading.
L. Aholo read for the first tiino an act to confer
a permanent settlement of $1,200 per annum on
II. Kuiiielani. Passed to second reading.
Mr. Paloknu gave notice of a bill to nuthorizo
the Minister of Interior to introiluco unmarried
women into tho country.
Air. Aliolo presentod n resolution asking for tho
sum of $ 1,000 to bo paid to a resident physician at
Lahaiua. Laid ou tablo.
-Minister Hush gnvo notice of his intention to in
troduce a bill providing for tho bettor euro of pub
lic, monoy, and tho proper auditing of public ac-
E. Preston gavo nolico of an act to amend Sec
tion 078 of Civil Code, relating to uaiiKrupis; also
a bill to hotter regulate the descent of property.
J. Kauai read for tho first time an act in relation
to tho collection of taxes. Passed to second read
Tallin read for tho first timo nn net to nuioiid
Section f7 of tho Civil Code, relating to licenses.
Passed to second reading.
Minister Hush signified his intention of intro
ducing a bill to amend Section 121) of Civil Code,
relatiug to tho shipping of Hawaiian seainoii.
J. Kauai gave notice of nn act to provido a por
liiiiiient settlement on ouo Knhalcaahu, n retired
J. L. Kaulukou gavo notice of a bill to amond
Soctiou OlG.of Civil Cude, regulating tho term of
officii of district magistrates.
U. W. Lahilalii presented a resolution nsking
$4,000 for tho extension of Hotel Btreet. Laid on
J. K. Malioo gavo notico of an not to dofiuo tho
ownership of certain kinds of wild fowl.
Mr. Palohau presented a resolution that after
tho prorogation of tho Legislature, tho Min
ister of tho Interior visit all tho Islands to ascer
tain tho ciinting uecds.pt tho peoplo, mid that
Kauai bo tho first Island visited.
J. Gardner offered a resolution appropriating
$000 for a boat landing nt Keauae, in tho district
of liana. Laid on table.
J. Kauai read for the first timo an net to confer
a permanent Battlement on one J, 1'. E. Kuhii
leaahu. Passed to mound reading.
J, Gardner presented a resolution that tl,000 ba
set nsido for tho purpose of building bridges over
tho three streams between Wulalua and lvoamic.
Heturucd to Introducer on account of somo iufor
umlity in tho resolution.
Air. Mahoo, on suspension of tho rules, presented
u petition from Honolulu praying that $2,000 bo
dovoted to tho improvement of tho road between
tho Iteformatory School and tho Insauo Asylum.
Hoforred to Committee on Publio Lands and In
OltUKII Or TUB DAY.
Second roadiuc of a bill to amend Section 1 of
Chapter 18 of tho Lawn of 1H71, relating to tho
vetmoof thti Second Judicial Circnit Court. Laid
Second leading of a hill to amend Section !)! of
Civil Code, im amended by tho Law of 187", relat
ing to tlio jurisdiction of district Justices. After
some discussion, this bill was refetred to a Select
Turititr. MitylW, 18t'..
House met at 10 o'clock a. m. After reading of
minutes thu following petitions woru presented !
Hy Mr. Knmiilcele, from Maknwao, asking that
all coutinct laborers bo exempted from duty ou
Saturday of each weok. Laid ou tablo to nwnlt
tlio appearance of a bill ou same subject.
Hy Knuwilii.froiii Puna, Hawaii, that all parents
be exempted from school tax. Ileferred to Judi
Hy 1). II. Nuhinn, from South Kona, Hint nil
parents sending their children to English schools
be exempt from all personal taxes. Ileferred to
Hy Nakookoo. from Wniluku, that :?2,000 bu In
serted in tho Appropriation Hill for u bridgo nt
Waiknpu. Hoforred to Couimitteooit Government
Lands and Internal Improvements.
Hy Palohau, from the districts of Hanalei and
Kawaih.tu, that tho Ten Million Loan bo author,
ized. Laid on tho tablo to conio up with Lillka
lani's bill on samo subject.
fy Kahilii, from Koohiulon, Island of Onhu,
nsking Hint tho poll tax bo abolished. Laid on
tablo to bo considered with tho tax bill presented
Hy Kupiho.i, from Pelckunn, Molokai, nsking
that :l,0U0 bu nppiopriated for a wharf at Felo
kmiu; $100 for mail carrier to that placo from
otherparts; iJL',000 for roads, nml iJGOOforntcneher
of tho English language. Heferred to Comuiitteo
on Miscellaneous Subjects.
Hy F. Pahia, from Moanaliia, praying thnt the
sum of $11,000 bo inserted ill the Appropriation
hill for a bridge to be built at Moaiutlua. Ile
ferred to Comuiitteoon Public, Lands mid Internal
Hy Aiwohi, from Koliala, asking thai 8,000 bu
set asido for roads and bridges in that district.
Heferred to Committee on Government Lands and
Kaulukon, as Chairman of the Judiciary Com
mittee asked for more timo in which to consider
certain petitions which had been referred to that
committee. Aliolo objected, saying that a Stand
ing Committee bad no right to'ask any extension
of time. Further timo granted.
.Mr. Malioe, read for tho first time a bill to
define the ownership of certain wild fowl, such as
turkeys, pheasants, qunil, and domestic fowl.
Passed to second reading.
F. Drown, presented a resolution, that the Col
lector of Customs inform the Legislature in
regnid to tho disposition ofn l.iro quantity of
liquor recently imported by eortain Chinamen
of the place, who had no license to sell liquors.
.Mr. V. H. Hico, gavo notico of his intention
to introduce u lien law ; al.-.o his intention of
introducing a law to prohibit tho importation and
salo of intoxicating beverages in this Kingdom ;
also a hill to provido against tho introduction of
contagious diseases through tho medium of im
ported live stock.
Mr. Lah;iahi, read for tho first timo an Act to
repent Section 1. 2, and 21 of Chapter 10 of tho
Penal Code relating to tho manufacture and salo
of spirituous liquors. This bill proposes to allow
thu silo of spirits to native Hawaiians, to allow of
its home manufacture, and also provides for tlio
licensing of liquor shops in other districts than
that of Honolulu. The bill contains 'JO sections.
Upon tbo suggestion of tli.- Attorney Genoral as
to tho manifestly absurd character of tho bill,
and upon his exposing some of its more glaring
discrepancies, it was returned to tlio introducer.
Mr. Preston thought that to have sucli a bill
printed, as was proposed, would ba a prodigal
wasto of publio money.
Hon. G. V. l'ilipo presented n resolution that
tho Minister of ioreV'ii Affairs be requested to
stato to the Ascmbly tho notnal facts ill relation
to certain demands said to have been made by
Great Britain in cousequonoo of n violation of
treaty stipulations. Mr. Gibson said that with
former administrations hu thoucht tiiat there had
been an unnecessary reticence upon such subjects;
but that, it was hi3 intention to supply tho Legis
lature witli such information as would bo needful
and instructive. Hesolntioii passed.
Mr. F. lirown lead for tho first timo an Act to
nniend Section 2, of Chapter 8.1 of Penal Code, re
lating to violntions of tho Sabbath. Tho amend
ment iti intended to remove tho restrictions placed
upon nmusomcuts and lecreatious only. Passed
to seooiui reauing.
Mr. Nnwnhi presented n resolution thnt tho
Minister of Interior bo requested to report tlio
amount received from planters for laborers intro
duced for them. Hon. II. A. Widomann amended
that a detailed account both of what had beou
oxpeudod and what had been passed in, should
bo furnished by tho Minister. Passed as iiineiidcd.
Air. Geo. Iticbnrdsou introduced a resolution
requesting tho Minister of Foreign Affairs to fur
nish the Assembly with copies of tho treaties be
tween Great Hrituiu mid Franco. Mr. Gibson said
that thoso treaties wore nlroady printed in tho
,Ciyil Codo; but that if members desired, copies
could bo struck off and presentod. Somo sections
had been nltered, but not to any great extent.
Air. u. w. l'ilipo nitrouucu a resolution re
questing tho Attorney General to jjivo an opinion
as to whether or not a law of total prohibition, if
passed here, would conllict in any way with troaty
stipulations between this and othor powers. Kau
lukon amended, that tho opinion bo in writing;
Aliolo, that samo bo printed. Passed as last
Kaniakelo gavo notice of n bill to rppeal Chapter
f7 of tho Penal Codo rotating to the "evils and
diseases arising from prostitution."
OKDEU OP TUB IUY.
Second reading of a bill to amend Section ISO of
Civil Codo, reducing school-tax. Laid on table.
Second reading of nn Act to provido for a per
manent settlement of $1,200 per annum on Hon.
II. Kuihelani. Heferred to a select committee con
sisting of the Attorney General, Aliolo, Pillpo,
l'ahia and A. S. Cleghom.
The Houbo ndjdurnod until 10 n. in. to-morrow.
Wkdnksday, May 31, 1882.
liouso met nt 10a, m. After reading of minutes,
tho following potition3 wero presented:
Hy Karaukole, from "Makawno, praying that nil
tailors having shops bo required to take out
licenses, ltoferred to Conuuitto on Finance.
Hy D. H. Nnhitiu, from South Kona, praying
thnt SIVJO for n boat lauding at Uopulon, Kona, bo
inserted in Appropriation Hill. Laid ou table.
Hy W. H. Hico, of Liliuo and Koloa, from China
men in Honolulu praying that tho Opium Law be
kept in force; also n petition from Chinese of
Koloa, Kauai, to samo effect, ltoferred to Judi
Hy F, Pahia, praying thnt Hotel street bo ex
tended. Heferred to Comuiitteo ou Government
Lnnds and Internal Improvements.
Hy S. K. Muhoe, from Honolulu, praying that,
t 8,000 bo appropriated for opening a street from
Palama to join School streot. ltoferred to samo
J. Kaiinniiiano gnvo notion of his Intention to
Introiluco nn act to regulate (ho sale of liquor.
F. HroHti gavo notice of Intention to present a
bill to ninciid Section 1 of Chapter 4 of Session
Laws of 187L'; nimj a bill to ugulate tho storing of
Mr. A. Knukau prosonled a resolution asking
for. 12,000 to build n bridge over tlio stream at
Houoknwai, and for tho improvement of roads.
Ileferred to Committee ou Government Lands and
I). II. Nalilnu presented a resolution asking for
?"pO0 for Improving the landing nt Niioipoo. lto
ferred to samo Committee.
E. Preston read, for thu first (lino, an net to
ninenil Section !I78 of Civil Code, relating to Hank
ruptcy. Passed to second reading.
P. llaupti lead, for thu first time, an net to con
fer a porinanenl settlement of ijsfiot) per annum on
Airs. Nihon Kipi. Passed lo second reading.
The Attoriiey-Geiieral read, for the fjrst time, mi
act to regulnto the descent of property. Pnxsed to
second reading and ordered to bo printed.
Mr. C. It. Hinliop read, for the first time, nn
act to repeal Sections a.V nnd 2WJ of Civil Code,
relating to oynl Patents. Passed to second rend
ing. -Mr. J. M. Kapcna gave notice of his intention
to introdtico an act to provido for the reconstruc
tion of thu Hoard of Immigration.
Mr. L. Aliolo introduced a resolution asking
for :'.000iunidof tlio Mnknwao Female Seminary.
J. Kaniinninno gnvo notico of nn net to regulnte
the sili! and slaughter of beef.
F. Pnhin gavo notico of an net to limit perma
Upon suspension of tlio rules, Mr. Kaunumnno
read, for tho first timo, tho bill of which ho had
Just given notico. Passed to second reading.
J. W. Knlun presented a resolution requiring tho
Commissioners of Crown Lnnd lo lay beforo tho
Houso a statement of tho lecelpts from the Crown
Lands, nlso thu outlays thereon. Passed.
J. . Kalua also presented n resolution makiuE
Special Committees to facilitate tlio consideration
of the Appropriation Hill. Resolution lost.
01II1LII OF THU DAY.
The Appropriation Hill wns mndo the order of
tho day on its second reading. Following nro tho
items ns pnsscd:
His Mnjesty's Privy Pnrso and lioyal Stato. $4i',000
Her Majesty the Queen 10,000
H. It. H. Heir Presumptive 10,000
II. H.H. Princess Likeliko 8,000
His Mnjestv's Chnmberlniiinnd Secretary.. .1.000
His Majesty's Household Expenses L0,000
Travelling Expenses of His Majesty nnd
Suito dnnug their Into tour of the world, Z1JOO0
This latter item was referred to n Select Com
mittee. Twr.NTY-SfcoNu Day.
Tiiun8iAY, Juno 1, 1882.
House met nt 10 o'clock n. m. After reading of
minutes, tlio following petitions wero presented:
Hy Kainiikele, from Mnknwao, asking thnt the
Hawaiian language be still taught in tho Common
Schools. Heferred to Comuiitteo on Education.
Hy Mahoe, from Wninlun, Oahu, praying that
tho traveling expenses of His Mnjesty, incurred
duiing his late tour, be paid from the Treasury by
authorization of tho Legislature. Kcfcried to
Hy Kalulii, from Koolaulo.i. praying thnt tho
Government establish two English hchools in each
district. Heferred to Education Committee.
Hy J. Gardner, from Hnnn.prnyitig that paronts
Bending their children to English schools be ex
empt from school nnd road tax. ltoferred to Com
uiitteo on I'nblio Lands and Internal Improve
ments. Hy Lilikalani, from Manoa, praying that Hn
wniians bo allowed tho unrestricted use of intoxi
cating drinks. Heferred to Judiciary Committee.
Hy Lilikalani, from Million, praying that .f 5,000
bo appropriated for improving tho f ondsiu Aliuioa.
Heferred to Comuiitteo on Government Lnnds nnd
Hy Lilikalani, from Honolulu, praying that the
Legislature approve tho Ten Million Loan Hill;
and also that tho Treaty of Heciprocity bo con
tinued. Heferred to Committee on Finance.
Hy J. Gardner, from liana, praying that prison
ers be required to work out their sentences, in the
respective districts to which they belong, ltoferred
to Judiciary Committeu.
Hy Lahilalii, from Honolulu, praying that tho
lmsonuds of leprous women and tho wives of
leprous husbands be allowed to marry again with
out tho formality of divoreo. Luid on table.
HKFOBTB OK COMatTTKES.
Mr. Nawahi presontcd a report from the Com
mltteo of Finance upon certain petitions presented
from difforent parts, asking tho passago of a Ten
Million Loan Hill; also soveral petitions advorso
thereto. 'The Committee recommend to lay these
on tho tnhle to be taken up in conjunction with a
bill of which notice had been given, authorizing a
loan. Hoport adopted. Mr. Nnwnhi nlsoprescnted
a roport from tho bnmo Committee, upon sundry
nonsensical petitions which had been refeired to
said Committee. AVo would not burden tho roader
with a gist either of tho report or the petitions;
Laid on table.
J. V. Kalua presented a report of the Committeo
to whom was referred sanitary petitions erunnnting
from Molokai. Tho Committeo found the signa
tures hud all becu mndo in the sumo handwriting,
and suggested, on that account, to ignore them.
Laid on table.
Mr. l'ilipo offorod a resolution that an item of
$500 bo Inserted in the Appropriation Hill for a
boat landing at Holualoa. ltcforred to Committeo
ou i'nblio Lands and internal Improvements.
L. Aholo offoreda resolution that three Commis
sioners having been appointed iu 1880, to Codify
tho laws of thn Kingdom, and no report having
been presented to tho Aasombly of the work nc
coiuplished by said Committee, that this Assembly
order said Committeo to report ou same.
II. A. Widoman offerod a lengthy resolution em
bodying covend counts, nnd intended to generally
oxpodito tho business of the homo. Hesolution
J. M. Kapcna read, for the first time, n bill to
reconstruct the Hoard of Immigration. Passod to
P. lliiupu ofiored a resolution that $,1,000 be in
serted iu the Appropriation Hill for anchors and
buoys at Ililo. ltoferred to Conuuitteooii Internal
The Biuno Member also presented a resolution
asking for $2,000 for tho purposo of building a
market at Ililo. Heferred to same Committee,
J. Knuuamnuo road, for tho first time, nn not to
amond Section 207 of Civil Codo, regulating tho
number (it police to bo employed in each district.
Passed to second reading.
J. Nawahi gave notico of an nut to amend Chap
ter AG of Seadua Jawu of 1870.
oiidkh ov tub day.
Second reading of nn act to facilitate tho collec
tion of taxes throughout the Kingdom. Mr, Kaulu
kou said that this bill would work very oppressive
ly with tho employers of labor, and that it should
be placed before a snloct oommittoo for further
consideration and revision. E. Preston moved to
lay ou tho table to bo taken up with a hill pre
sented by the Minister of Finnuoe, regulating the
collection of taxes. Hoforred to Select Committee.