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they shall not l)c filled so as to tnnko
the' nuinbcr of Judges more tlmn
three, and that tlio Jutlluinry l)ill he
postponed until next legislature.
The report was adopted, and tho
new bill read a first time, and re
ferred to tho Printing Committee.
Hep. Paehaolc read a report ironi
the Education Committee to whom
was roferrcd the petition from Puna,
praying for a new school house, re
commending that it be laid on the
Second reading of tho bill to en
courage the growth of coffee.
Passed to engrossment to he read
a third time on Friday.
Second reading of the bill to bet
ter prevent the illicit tralllc in spirit
The bill passed to its third read
ing with amendments.
The House then adjourned until
10 a. m. Thursday.
OGth day. Aug. 10th.
The House opened at 10 a. m.,
President W. K. Castle in the Chair.
Roll called and absentees noted.
nr.rouTS or cummittiuis.
Noble Baldwin reported from the
Finance Committee to whom was re
ferred the bill to belter facilitate the
completion of tax appeals, that they
have prepared a substitute bill, and
recommend its passage. Adopted.
' Noble Hohinsoit reported from the
Committee on Commerce to whom
was referred the bill relating to the
licensing of commercial travellers, re
commending that the bill pass. The
report was accepted and laid on
the table to be considered with the
Hep. C. Brown reported from a
majority of the Judiciary Committee
on the bill to abolish the Hospital
tax, recommending that it be laid on
the table to be considered with the
Hep. F. Brown reported two docu
ments printed and ready for distri
bution. nr.sor.uTioxs and bii.i.s.
Noble Townsend read a first time
a bill to regulate and improve the
civil service of the Hawaiian Isl
ands. Referred to Printing Com
mittee. Rep. Kalaukoa asked tho Minister
of Foreign Affairs the following
questions: Is it the intention of the
Government to leturn young Ilering
to his home? Is the Government
going to send him to the same
nlace vouns Marchnut has been
The Minister answered the ques
tions, that tho Government sent lor
Herring to come home. The Govern
ment purchased a first class ticket
for him through to his home and also
furnished him with money. When
lie arrived in New York he had spent
all his money and got more from the
Consul there. He proceed on his
way to California, and again got
hard up. The Consul there gave
him money and arranged for his
passage home. When the time came
for the departure of the vessel.
Young Herring was reported to be
sick. Investigation proved that ho
had got into debt and pretended
to be sick. His debts were paid, and
again arrangements wore made for
his departure. When the time came
he could not be found, and the Con
sul had been unable up to date to
learn of his whereabouts. There
fore the Government have nothing
more to do with him.
Noble Hitchcock moved to recon
sider the vote on the liquor bill,
which passed its second reading
This bill was made the order of
the day to-day and placed at the
foot ol the Calendar.
Noble Smith presented a report
from the Judiciary Committee on
tho petition of B.. Norton for a re
fund of $o illegal taxes, recom
mending that So be inserted in the
Appropriation Bill to refund said
Norton the amount claimed.
oituuit ok Tin: day.
The House went into Committee
of the Whole, Noble Smith in the
chair, to consider the Election Bill.
Noble Castle moved to take up
the consideration of Section 21) that
was deferred, to revise the Hawaiian
The correction was made and the
Section 42 was then taken up.
Noble Castle said that this was an
important section of the bill, as it
was the first that dealt directly with
the principal involved in tho whole
bill and that was, secret voting. As
the framer of the bill, he believed it
right, but if the House bliould deem
it advisable to strike out this section,
and not support a secret ballot, he
had provided tor such an emergency,
by asking different members of the
House to dralt a substitute section,
one of which he presented, which
simply provides for polling stations
with no restrictions other than that
the' shall not be in or on tho pre
mises where liquor is sold, and left
it to the House which they should
Committee then rose reported pro
gress and asked leave to sit again at
1 p.. in
tj Miiivit iitg ijiiun.i
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The House re-asscmblcd at 1 p.
m. and went into committee of the
whole, Noble Dole in the chair, to
further consider the Election Bill.
Minister Thurston .spoke against
the section as In the bill. He said
it was an Ideal bill for an intelligent
electoral e, but would not 'answer for
us here. Ho was therefore in favor
of the substitute section. He ob-
jectcd to the bill, 1st, that it would
not be a secret ballot; 2nd, that it
is not beneficial to this country. Ho
staled that in some districts tho Por
tuguese vote was in the majority,
and they arc proverbially illiterate,
consequently they must ask the In
spector to check their ticket for
thein, which makes tho ballot more
public than it now is. lie said that
lie did not believe that the majority
of the voters could he trusted to
carry out their own wishes. There
are large majorities in the outside
districts who will vote for those who
promise the most, lie was not in
.favor of any coercion at the noils.
lie behved that a man should go
untrammelled to vote, and ho be
lieved that there were 15 or 20 in
telligent people in every district that
could explain and expound the
status of the different candidates,
lie believed that if the Government
controlled the printing of the ballots
and issued them to candidates, that
the ballot would he more secret than
it can be with this bill. The intelli
gent vote of this country is in the
minority and wo have to enact law
to protect the minority from the illi
terate majority. Bccauscjtliis laws
has been successful in countries
where there i3 a large intelligent
electorate, it docs not- follow that it
will be so here.
Rep. Kinney spoke against the
section as in the bill. Ho said it
would cut off outside inllucncc and
double the inllucncc inside, and that
inside could and would be controlled
by a corrupt Government.
Noble Smith moved to indefinitely
postpone the section. He said that
if we had an intelligent electorate
he might support the bill, but we
have not that, and he believed that
the object would be defeated by
adopting this section. But secrecy
could be obtained- to a certain ex
tent by adopting the amendment
offered or some other like it.
Noble Waterhouse said he wished
to have his vote recorded for a secret
ballot. He said that all men should
Have the riht to go to the polls and
deposit his ballot without anybody
else knowing what that ballot con
tained. Rep. C. Brown was in favor of the
section as in the bill. The basis of
the opposition to this bill seems to
be that there are a large number of
illiterate voters. lie did not believe
that the illiterate voters in the outer
districts would exceed one tenth of
the whole number; a very large
majority can read and write, and
are able to vote intelligently. If
the British Colonies, Great Britain
and several states of the United
Stales of America from whom this
law has been in part have
found it to woik well, why should
not Hawaii try it? We are no more
ignorant than other nations, but will
compare favorably with any nation
in the world, as regards literacy.
Minister Ashford spoke in favor
of the section as in the bill. He
was hi favor of the secret ballot. II.
is not a new experiment, it lias been
tried in other countries and proved
successful. He did not know why
it should not he so here. He had
no doubt that abuses would creep in,
as they had done in other countries,
but he believed now was the time
to adopt the secret ballot and he
wished to have his vote recorded in
favor of it.
Noble Baldwin believed in the bill
as a whole, and had supported the
preceding sections. lie thought
that some of the succeeding sections
were good and he should support
them, but he did not believe in this
section, which provide for secret
balloting. lie spoke of the illiter
acy of the majority of the voters on
plantations, and said it was impossi
ble for any secrecy to be observed
by these people in voting, because
they 'had to depend upon others to
show them which names to mark.
Ho should vote against the section
because he deemed it impractica
ble. Hep. Kainauoha spoke in favor of
the bill. lie referred to the objec
tion raised by the other side, that
illiterate persons would have to gefc
the assistance of the Inspector to
mark their tickets. It is just the
same under the present system, an
ignorant man comes to one of the
runners outside the polls and asks
for a special ticket. lie is is handed
one, but he does not know whether
that ballot contains the name of the
candidate he wishes to vote for or
not. This system obliges the in
spector to mark this man's ticket with
tiie name lie desires, and the candi
date as well as two assistants that
this laws allows to Jio around the
polls will see that tho inspector does
mark tho ticket as requested. Ho
should support the section as in the
Hep. Nakaleka spoke In favor of
the section. He thought it would
be tho means of stopping anv
intimidation at the polls and conse
quently should support it.
Noble Hitchcock mid that from
all that had been said against it, he
tailed to see why tho secret ballot
would not bo beneficial to the public
generally. It was what was need to
stop intimidation at tho polls, and
give every man aio opportunity to
vote as lie wished without being
afraid of offending anyone. It had
been argued that this will not pro
duce a secret ballot. It is as secret
as possibly can be obtained with an
illiterate constituency. These peo
ple have been allowed to vote,
whether wisely or iinwisoly, it mat
ters not. If the opponents of this
bill wisl) to influence the illiterate
voto at tho next election then they
will oppose tills section, but he was
willing to stuud for reform beforo
DAILY BULlMijtfr BlldtJmrArr'acVOtliM-i' flt. &TOJDBiy 188&1
any conslitucifcywilh a'sccrbl 'bal
lot. Tho ayes n,nd,uiQp')lw,crc 9al,ci,,qu
indefinite postponement. , , , ,
Ayes 10, noes..!!?., i ,. ( , ,
The succeeding section up to and.
including Section 4f wnreqinssed.
Sections '16-hml -iB-woio referred
to a Select Committee. "
Sections (!) to 72 inclusive passed
with amendments." "" '
The committee thei rbsc' reported
progress and asked leave to si1
The special committee on Sections
47 and 48 of tho Election Bill, con
sists of Ministers Thurston and
Ashford, Hop. C. Brown, Nobles
Smith and Hitchcock.
BlM. AWAIT1NO AITUOVAI..
Minister Austin reported one bill
submitted to the lung for signatuie.
Adjourned to 10 o'clock Friday
C7tii Day Aug. 17.
The House opened at 10 a. m.,
President W. H. Castle in the chair.
Roll called and absentees noted.
nr.i'OUT of committi:i:s.
Noble Townsend reported from
the Education Committee to whom
was referred the item of S 10,000 in
the Appropriation Bill for Boarding
Schools, recommending that the
item pass as in the bill. Adopted.
Also from the same committee on
the item of S5.000 for a normal de
partment to the Foil Street School,
recommending that S2,2f)0 be in
serted in the Appropiialion Bill for
this purpose. The report wrs re
ceived and laid on the table to be
considered with the bill.
Also from the minority of the
same committee on the item of $15,-
uuu lor numiing and repairing
school houses, ' recommending that
the item pass at $ 15,000, as it is es
timated since tins schools have been
made free, that the Board of Edu
cation will have to provide for an
increase of at least 2,000 school
children during the next biennial
period. The repot t was received
and laid on the table to be consider
ed with the Appropriation Bill.
Rep. F. Brown reported one bill
printed and ready for distribution.
Noble Robinson reported from
the Committee on Commerce on the
bill to repeal the law to prevent the
fraudulent exportation of foreign
produce from this Kingdom, recom
mending that the MinUtcr of Fin
ance appoint a member ol tho Cus
tom House staff, an expoit officer
who shall perforin the duties of such
ollice without pay, and without
cost to the parly applying for a cer
tificate. With this recommendation
they adUo tiie indefinite postpone
ment of the bill. Adopted.
iuom:tioxs and mi.r.s.
.Minister Thurston moved that
hills 117 and 12! relating to the
segregalion of lepers he taken fiom
the table and made the spcciaiorder
of the day. Carried.
oitonit or mi: day.
Third reading of the bill to en
courage the cultivation of coffee.
Minister Austin moved that the
Noble Wight moved to amend
Section 1, by making it compulsory
to maintain this plantation Jn the
district of Kona, Hawaii.
Rep. C. Brown said lie did not
think this amendment necessary as
if this bill passes and a company is
incorporated they will undoubtedly
select Kona as the district in which
to establish their plantation.
Minister Thurston said it was a
mistake to think that Kona was the
only place on the islands where
coffee will grow. There are many
places that grow as good coffee as
is grown in Kona. He thought
that the company should not be
confined to planting in any one dis
trict, but be allowed to select such
lands and in such districts as the'
think .best. He should therefore
support the section as in the bill.
Rep. Kainauoha spoke in favor of
Noble Smith said lie was not in
favor of the amendment, but did
hope that the experiment would be
tried in Kona, as it was an estab
lished fact that coffee will grow well
Noble Wight modified his amend
ment by adding the district of Puna.
Rep. Nakaleka moved to indefin
itely postpone the whole bill.
The ayes and noes were called on
the indefinite postponement of the
bill. Ayes 17; noes 25.
The ayes and noes were called on
the amendment of Noble Wight.
Ayes 12 ; noes 28.
The bill then passed its third
Noble Smith under suspension of
the rules reported from the Judi
ciary Committee on the bill relating
to tho bringing of suits for or
against the government, recommend
ed a new bill, which was embodied
in tiie lepnit and read a first time
by title. The bill was referred to
the Printing Committee.
The order of the day was resumed
and tlio hill to license laborers was
taken up for second reading.
Noble Smith moved that this bill
be considered in committee of tho
whole at 1 p. m. Carried.
Minister Ashford moved to take
up the Street Railway Bill. Carried.
Tho hill was taken up and Minis
ter Ashfoul offeied two amendments
to Section II, one. after tho
word 'hereinafter' to insert Sections
1), 1, f. Canied.
Alto another to striko out the
word3 "and their contract to abide
by, obscrve'and perform." Carried.
by inscrtiiYg, 'a, ddiiSmn "'Ufteif the
o oy inserting, a, cdlnma" Hirer tho
Word , hridgc.'V.lr tlfartlic "VoiUs'
'and, Idle such "railway 'shall re
main on the Rt'rccts,v,"bo added to
lilt! I'flrl nt llin inntinn Pnr.inil
j ThchiJii , then passed to iqugross
JnniiUlo be. read a, third time
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Recess onUl'l-p.-m.-: r
The Mpuse,re-ai.seiijbl'cd at 1 p
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Minister Austin. jpportcd that the,
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Savings Bank had been signed.
oiiDr.it or thi: day.
The House went into Committee
of the Whole, Noble Waterhouse in
the chair, to consider the hill relat
ing to the licensing of labor.
Noble Castle moved that Section
1 and the whole hill be laid on the
table. The bill was brought in by
the select committee, to restrict anil
control the Chinese. It could not
name them alone because it would
then bo clearly unconstitutional. If
the bill should become law it would
either be a dead letter or its enforce
ment might causo a revolution. He
believed that by a strict enforcement
of tlio restriction act that the Chi
nese could be controlled, and their
number greatly lessened. There
can be no legislation against the
Chinese as a class this session, but
in 181)0,. provided wc pass the bill
befoie this House to amend the Con
stitution, it can be done. This bill
will not protect us, because it is ex
ceedingly indefinite in its terms.
Where arc the lines to be drawn be
tween a common laborer and any
other? This bill applies to carpen
ters, masons and other tradesmen,
and we cannot avoid that issue. The
adoption of this bill is not practical
Rep. Kinney said if the wording
of this bill does not clearly express
what we want, there arc surely
words in the English language which
can. If the honorable noble is
afraid skilled labor is included in
this bill, it will be very easy to put
in exceptions. All the objection so
far offered can be meet with amend
ments, and to throw it under the
table is a confession of mental in
capacity to amend it. Wc want to
individualize and identify the Chi
nese now in the country. Wc have
hard work ahead. One third of our
population is Chinese. In the face
of -these facts, the most that some
members can suggest is to pray,
"for heaven's sake do nothing." The
honorable noble says this bill mav
lead to a revolution. Well if so, let
us have a revolution before we be
long to China.
Minister Green said it seemed to
him that the pith of the bill was in
Section 5, where it compel every
body to work. It no doubt was an
excellent thing for plantation owners
but lie did not think it just.
Noble Smith said we must do
something. The simplest, first in
stincts of self preservation demand
it. Wc have turned all ways seeking
some remedy. The difficulty is to
frame some provision which will not
conflict with the provisions of the
Constitution. This bill is not satis
factory, but it is a beginning. Its
principal must be maintained, al
though the wording be changed, un
less something belter can be pro
duced. Noble Young said lie was against
the bill, it makes, a bridge out of
poor men for us to cross on to get a
slap at the Chinamen. The term
common laborer, is in the same cate
gory as the bill brought before this
House sometime ago to define drunk
enness. It pioposes to take men as
good as airy men in this House, but
posessed of less of this world's
goods, and make stepping stones of
them to get at the Chinamen, and
these men are of our own race, and
Hawaiiuus. lie would rather see
the Constitution hacked to pieces,
than see this bill pass, because it is
going to take advantage of the poor
man. He said lie had been a work
ing man all his life and drew work
inmnnn's wages from the time he
was 12 years old until he was 17.
Do not get on the neck of the poor
Minister Thurston read a paper
left on his desk by some one. It
contained two sentences. (1) It
makes me sick ; Chinese legislation
will have to come from a crowd who
will raise hell. (2) The old man
that Young is telling of is his own
crowd, who are fast asleep and will
not wake up until too late.
So far from putting our feet on
the neck of the poor man, if wc
don't do something the Chinaman
will have their feet on his neck. This
bill is almost word for word with a
draft made by Col. Spalding, and
does any one believe he would op
piess tlio poor man? Now is the
time to act on Hub question. There
are from 20,000 to 2fi,000 China
men in tlio country and the report of
the Board of Immigration shows
that there are only about 5,727 em
ployed on plantations, leaving from
15,000 to 18.U00 who aro not at
work on any plantation. Noble
Castle has been well named William
Noble Castle rose and demanded
that the Minister be called to order
and that he apologl.o for using per
sonalities. The Minister kept on talking and
was again iuterupted by Noble Cas
tle, who insisted upon the Minister
liclng called to order.
The Chairman then said that tlio
Minister must confine himself to
The Minister resuming said it
fllletMifm '"Willi 'Indignation. ' to scieH
tiie sianu ioi)ie eristic taues when i
luls, question of Quiucso restriction !
uuiul wiin. li wo are in
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Minister Asfiford said ho thoik'ht,'
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that when the limo came, ho could
knock the heated argument of the
Minister of tho Interior into a cock
ed hat. He should not refer to
ICflpJey on Constitutional law; o dqt
lit either, but, o otjicr, anit 'numcr-'
;ous,.authoriti.es, who, .differ entirely
frpni that gcn'lcma'n "in regard, (to
tlio cgn.'jlituUoiiality, of such faws..
Ho moved that when the conilnUlce'
rise that they refer this bill back to the
select committee to try and pMeh it
up so that it will not he so objection-'
able or degrading in its provisions.
He did not agree with Noble Castle
that wc should lay this bill on the
tabic, because that would practically
end the matter for this session. If
wc can do something to control the
Chinese labor without contravening
the Constitution wc should do so.
We don't care about the indignities
wc may heap on the Chinese by this
hill, but all suffer. He cited a case.
During several months past he had
at different limes employed some of
the students from the Theological
Institute to do odd jobs, but under
this law it would bo a penal offence
to do so, if they had no licence.
On the other hand to cbmpel these
Hawaiians lo piocuie a licence and
have their photographs attached to
the sumo is most degrading, and
should not be tolerated. These
students work odd times to procure
money in order to prosecute their
studies and they should not be sub
jected to such a degradation.
Noble Smith spoke in favor of the
motion made by the Attorney-General.
Rep. Kinney said he was not fool
enough lo believe that the dissension
was on account of the licensing and
photographing laborers. He said he
would not walk across the hall to
save the bill. As a member of that
committee he washed his hands of
tho whole matter. He advocated
the vote being called on the motion
to lay the bill on the table. What
the Attorney-General says about not
wanting to have this bill tabled can
be told the marines. Let us vote lo
table it and then take up the consti
tutional amendment proposed, where
by we can control the Chinese, and
Minister Ashford said he did not
wish to oppose Chinese restriction,
but he was decidedly against giab
bing a Chinaman by the neck and
telling him that ho must do so and
so. If the committee to whom was
referred this matter have exhausted
all their ability on this bill then that
ability could not have been very
monumental (voice, then try and do
something in that line yourself). If
I was on the committee I should trj'
and do better than this. At all
events 1 should try and not butt
bang up against the Constitution.
Noble Smith said that when Min
ister Asiiford dawned on this world
there must have been some constitu
tional derangement, as everything
that ho opposes is on the grounds of
its unconstitutionality. He said he
hoped tliis bill, which is of vital im
poitanco to the country, would not
be killed, but that the committee
when they rose would refer it back
to the Special Committee for revi
sion. Rep. Nakaleka spoke in favor of
referring it back to the Committee
Rep. Kauiii said we have been
discussing this matter about 4 hours.
We have been talking and fishing,
but have caught nothing but a small
Noble- Townsend f-aid wc may
have caught a crab, but wc are fish
ing for a whale, lie thought this
was one of the most important mat
ters that had come before this House
and ho was decidedly against la3'ing
the bill on the table, but would like
to sec the bill go back to the com
mittee. He did not like the bill as
it was, but believed it could be
The ayes and noeii were called to
table the bill.
Ayes 19, noes 20.
Rep. Kiiinoy moved to refer to a
Select Committee: Composed of the
Attorney-General, Nobles Young,
Castle and Rep. Nakaleka. Car
ried. The committee then roso and re
ported that the motion to refer the
bill to a Select Committee, com
posed of the Attoiney-General,
Nobles Young, Castle and Hep. Na
kaleka, had carried. Tlio report was
Minister Thurston under suspen
sion of the rules gave notice of a
bill to facilitate the settlement of
Minister Ashford moved to recon
sider the voto on Sections 42, 40,
41), 50, 52, 53, 51, 55, 50, 57 58 of
tlio Election Bill.
Before a vote could be taken on
this, a motion lo adjourn until 10
a, m, Saturday, was carried.
G8th Dat August 18th.
The House opened at 10 a. ni.
President W. H. Castle in the chair.
Roll called and absentees noted.
ItKIOI.UTIOXS AND IIII.I.S.
The Attorney-General answered
the questions of Noble Wideinaiin,
propounded last week, in connection
witli the collecting of taxes by tint
banking houses of Bishop & Co. and
Sprcckels & Co. :
"Iu reply to the first of those
fcrest that tiie
paid upqn inch
df'po-.iN, I- . ;.tlei-
to ngi-j, ,ne',4' ' i' Mm ,
;!r rteposi! 'iii' tli'e'i
of mirelv luivnto
bankers and their deiiosi
adjustment of which Hi ' Uto'rnbV-
General lin no "ilicinl n corn. Jn
reply to the second of -lid mu--
tions 1 would statu that it is the urn
'doubled duly of ii ' Alt'orii'c'y-tic'n- I
cral to prevent Hie u'naiithoiized hk-'
sumption or the functions of Gv
eminent by individuals, ami 'it
duty which he will nert6rui"i
ever facts are broticlit'to'lfls notice.
presenting' such state of affairs."
' Ministcr'Thiirstourcpd a'fii'slTiVne"
a bill lo T:iHlinlp ,tl)e "seUloliiefft" o'f'
homestead. On 'inblioii -;tli6'' lilU'
was read a second time by its "title'
and icfeired to the Comiiiitteo on
Public Lands and Intermit improve
ments. UNriNisiiui) iu'sixkss.
The first in order was the appoint
ment of another member to the spe
cial committee to whom was referred
tho labor licence bill. The 1 ce
dent asked to bo excused fiom .serv
ing on the committee. The request
was granted and Nobles Smith and
Townsend were appointed to com
plete the committee.
Consideration of the motion to re
consider the vote of tho House on
the several sections of tho election
bill passed ou Thursday last.
The ayes and noes were called.
Ayes 28, noes 10.
Minister Ashford then moved that
these sections bo referred to the
select committee lo whom woie re
ferred sections 47 and 48. Carried.
Consideration of the bill to amend
Noble Smith moved that the bill
be considered in committee of the
The House then went into com
mittee of the whole, Noble Richard
son in the chair.
Hep. Kinney moved to amend tho
bill by substituting the word "arti
cle" in place of "ccction" whenever
it. occurs in this bill. Carried.
lie also moved that when they
rise they recommend to the House
the passage of this bill.
Rep. Kinney spoko at length on
the amendment, and how under it.
laws could bo passed to regulate and
restrict Chinese inimigialion.
Noble Widomanu said that as by
this law wc shall not allow thi Chi
nese tho same privileges wc enjoy,
would it not in rainier bo in oidi-r
to relieve them of some of the bur
dens they bear in common with us,
such as taxes?
Minister Austin referred to Web
ster for a definition to Mongolian.
There he found the word to mean
the yellow race, inhabitants of Chi
na, Tartary and Japan. He there
fore thought if wo don't wish to ex
clude the Japanese, we should be
careful how wc act.
The Minister of the Interior offer
ed an amendment to the effect "that
nothing herein contained shall per
tain to the Japanese, either b' birth
Hep. Ilelekunihi said that it had
been urged last session and thi3onc,
don't let us meddle with tlio Consti
tution, lie wanted to bring in an
amendment lo the Constitution
early in the session, hut was afraid
to do so, as tho cry was, "don't
tinker with the Constitution." Con
sequently ho did not know about the
propriety of supporting this amend
ment. Noble Smith moved an amend
ment that "provided no law shall be
passed to prohibit the Chinese from
carrying on the rice or sugar indus
try, and also that no law should be
passed to compel the Chinese now
here to leave the Kingdom.
Hep. Kainauoha offered an
amendment which will allow the
Legislature to enact laws to prohibit
the introduction of Chinese.
Ministor Green said that the ques
tion was not bow shall we accom
plish this object, but is this House
now willing to adopt tho princi
pal involved in this amendment? He
asked, does not this law aim to legis
late out ol Hie business of cane cul
ture such men as Mr. Afong?
Rep. Kinney answered, "itdoes,"
and asked, "does not Great Bri
tain's Parliament have the same
Minister Ashford offered the fol
lowing amendment, add to second
paragraph of proposed a: tide the
woids "compelled 'o depart the
same," tho following words, "ex
cept such Chinese as shall be le
gally sentenced by a court of com
petent jurisdiction or deportation
from this Kingdoms a penalty for
a felony of which such Chinese shall
have been convicted."
Noble Smith moved to refer the
bill with all tho amendments to the
select committee to whom was re
ferred the labor licence bill.
Hep. Kinney ini.ed that it bo re
ferred to a bpcri.U committee com
posed of seven meiiibeis. Carried.
Tho committee then rose, reported
progress, and auked leave to sit
Tho house adopted the report of
tho committee, and tho chair ap
pointed the following: Minister
Thurston, Nobles Castle, Smith,
Townxend, Baldwin, Heps. Kinney
Hep. Nakaleka aked the Minister
of the Interior the following ques
tions in icgaid to the ii'-in ot $2,000
lor tho cultivation of cinchona;
1st. What was this money paid
out for, and how? 2d, How long liaa
he been under pay of the Govern
ment, and how much has been pajd
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bi a.pert'finlnirri'ot the money dc- tenor. -that I.. O. U.'s.liavo bci-n.
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plow much do tlico I. O. U'svoyp:j(
.uii, What has. Mr. Forsyth, do:q
that entitles him lo draw a lafjjq,
D'l nrf r.itti fl.n 'IVnrtu.t...? f!t.
From what appropriation does tap
iMinisler piowos.ci to tako the money.
.to. meet these obligations?
i, Noble W.iricniuupy,, upder. susnctir
sion of llie rules, .pconcnted. a .PfltJri
lion, (from tho, Cliiitefeo. rnqrehaf,,
Iprayiuu'. that further legislation,, bo.
had to relieve Ikon fiQUi .the, unjhsjj'i
law, just parsed regarding ; the kcop
iii5.uf hooJcs.of account, Jn, Epglfs.il,,
Muwuiiau, or some EuRopgan Jan-.,
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, t oble ,Fo-W moved ni ib;llj..be,
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Noble Widonutm moved ..qjvcjfjer.
the petition to llio Judiciary C.0Mn
Noble Foster moved as there was
no quorum that tho House adjourn
until 10 a. in. Monday.
llONOl.tri.U VS. VAXU.VI.IA.
On Satuulay afternoon the Hono
lulu and Vandalia teams crossed
bats in what piovcd to be one of the
most exciting and closely contested
games of the season. Each club
presented its best players, and more
biilliant fielding or more daring
bae running has never been witnes
sed on the grounds.
Up to the seventh inning the
game seemed to be entirely in the
bands of tiie home team, the score
to that time standing 5 to 1, in its
favor. At the seventh inning, how
ever, Dame Fortune began coquet
ting, and as a result of her incon
stancy, it required ten innings lo
decide upon which team she smiled
most favorably. Tho andahas had
gotten the inside track, however,
and upon their brows she placed the
At a little after 3:S0 the game
began. The Ilunolulus having won
the toss, took the bat first. Hay
Wodchouse opened by securing 1st
base on balls. He was followed by
Geo. Lucas who, making a sirgle
base hit, passed Wodehouse to .'J.'d,
but went out himself on 1st. Whit
ney now made a 2 base hit for third,
sending Wodchouse home, and on. a
wild throw, crowed the plate.
Markham went out on a lly to Cos
tello on left field, and Low bit the
du-t on a foul. For the Vandalias
Crane went out on a lly to left held.
Pickercll made a two base hit, und
was sent home on Sweeny's three
base hit. Martin and Perkins
knuckled on strikes.
hi the second inning A. Lucas led
with a base hit, securing 1st. Oat
followed with a similar hit. Parker
went out at 1st, from Perkins to
Martin. Wodehuusc made a base
hit. G. Lucas sent, the hall to right
field for a base, and b' Perkin's
wild throw of the return ball, the
three safeh; crossed the home plate.
The Vandalias failing to score, the
game stood 5 to 1 against them. In
the 3rd, 4th, 5th and Oth innings,
neither team scored.
So dark and gloomy did things
appear for the Vandalias, that their
most ardent admirers gave up the
ghost of hope. With most commen
dable spirit and grit they entered
the seventh inning. Tho Honolului
failed to score. Carlin secured 1st
base by being struck by the pitcher.
Crane followed with a base hit, and
sent Carlin to second. Crane being
caught napping, was thrown our- by
Wodehouse. Pickerel! made a base
hit, passing Carlin to 3rd. Sweeney
followed with a two bagger, sending
both Carlin and Pickerell home,
malting znu uimseii. nouricc uy a
two bagger sent Sweeney over tho
plate safely, but went out himself.
Coitello struck out.
In the eighth inning the home team
again failed to score. For the Van
dalias, Moltler went to first, by be
ing struck by tho pitcher, and by
daring running stoic second and
third, ami on a base hit by Pickerell
went homo, tying the score. The
excitement at this stage was beyond
description. Tho spectators, by
their yells and cheers, created a per-'"
feet bedlam. In the ninth inning
neither team scored.
Tho Hoiioluliis opened the tenth
inning by failing to score, their only
hits being throe high (lyei's to 2d
base, centre field and left field, each
of which being easily caught by the
Validating. For tho Vandalias Mbh
ler, after an unsuccessful attempt to
hunt the ball, knocked a base hit to
left field and daringly stole seebnd
and thiid, and on a long hit by
Crane to left, went home, sec urine
for liiH team the last and winning
inn. Tho game hero ended, the
hard earned victory belonging to the
Vandalia by a score of 11 to b.
When the game closed, and with
such iuu'xp.cti'd remits, the largo
company bcciucd to let themselves
loose, and cheer after cheer greeted
tho team-, as Ihcy returned from the
Tho work of tho two batteries,
Perkins and Crano, and Parker and
Wodohoiibo was simply wonderful,
nnd repeatedly during the game
evoked ouihiusls of applause.
FROM- KOLOA, KAUAI.
It scorns strange
to some people,
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