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VOL. V. NO. 629.
HONOLULU, H. I., FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 1893.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
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tention. DANIEL LOGAN, - Editor and Manager.
LEWEKS & COOKE,
Imrom'ERS and Dealers in Lumder and
all kinds of Building Materials.
Fort Street, Honolulu.
WILDER & CO.,
Dealers in Lumber, Paints, Oils, Nails,
Salt, and Buildinu Materials
of every kind.
Corner Fort and Queen Streets, Honolulu.
H. W. SCHMIDT & SONS,
Importers and Commission Merciivnts.
Fort Street, Honolulu.
H. HACKFELD & CO.,
General Commission Agents.
Corner Fort and Queen Streets, Honolulu.
G. W. MACFARLANE & CO.,
Importers and Commission Merchants.
Kaaliutuanu Street, Honolulu.
JOHN T. WATERHOUSE,
Importer and Dealer in General Mer
chandise. Queen Street, Honolulu.
JNO. S. SMITHIES,
Auctioneer and General Business Agent.
Mahukona, Kohala, Hawaii.
WENNER & CO.,
Manufacturing and Importing Jewelers.
1)2 Fort Street, Honolulu.
Manufacturing Jeweler and Watch
maker. iCukui Jewelry a specialty. Particular
attention paid to all kinds of repairs.
Mclnemy Block, Fort Street.
ATLAS ASSURANCE CO.
H. W. Schmidt & Sons,
AGENTS FOR THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.
HONOLULU IRON WORKS,
Steam Engines, Sugar Mills, Boilers,
Coolers. Ikon, Biuss, and Lead
Machinery of Evory Description Mado to
Order. 'Particular attention paid to Ships'
Dluuksmithing. Job Work executed at
O. B. RIPLEY,
Complete plans and specifications for
every description of building. Contracts
drawn and careful superintendence of con
struction given when required. Cull and
cxninino plans. New designs. Modern
buildings. Oilico, Room fi, Spreckels' Block.
Mutual Tol, 208.
W. A. WALL,
(Late with the Government Survey.)
1. O. Box 403. Mutual Tolu. 410. OIHco
over Bishop's Bunk.
W. H. STONE,
P. 0, Box 17.
To Amend Sections 22, 47, 49, 56, 75, and Sub-sections 1 and 3
of Section 108 of Chapter LXXXVI. of the Session Laws
of 1890, otherwise known as the "Election Law".
Be it Enacted by the Queen and the Legislature of the Hawaiian
Section 1. Section 22 of Chapter LXXXVI. of the Session
Laws of 1890, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
" Section 22. No person shall be eligible for election, or
shall bo permitted to hold a seat as a member of the Hawaii
an Legislature, either as a Noble or as a Representative, who
shall be under any of the disqualifications mentioned in Sec
tion 25, or elsewhere in this Act ; or who shall hold any office
or offices of trust or profit under any department of the Gov
ernment ; or who shall have any direct pecuniary interest in
any contract or contracts with the Government or any depart
. ment thereof.
"No member of the Legislature shall during the term for
which he was elected, be appointed to any civil office under
the Government, unless sich office carries with it the right to
a seat in the Legislature."
Section 2. Section 47 of the said Act is hereby amended
so as to read as follows :
" Section 47. No person shall be permitted to stand as a
candidate for election unless he shall be so requested in writ
ing, signed by not less than twenty-five duly qualified electors
of the district in which such election is ordered ; which re
quest shall be deposited with the Minister of the Interior not
less than twenty-one days before the day of such election;
except on the Island of Oahu, where such request shall be de
posited not less than seven days before the day of such elec
tion, together with a fee of twenty-five dollars for a candidate
for Representative, and fifty dollars for a candidate for Noble,
on account of the expenses attending the election, which
amounts shall be paid into the Treasury as a Government
"Any candidate may withdraw beforo an election by giving
notice to the Minister of the Interior in writing ; and if such
notice of withdrawal on the part of any candidate be filed in
the Interior Office before the printing of the ballots, the fee
previously deposited with his application shall be returned to
" If such notice of withdrawal shall not bo given before the
printing of the ballots, as prescribed in Section 58, the In
spectors of Election shall, upon receiving duo notice of such
withdrawal from the Minister of the Interior, efface by suit
able means such name from the ballots before distributing
the same to individual voters.
" Provided, however, that in case of the withdrawal or de
cease of a candidate, a new nomination to fill such vacancy
and a new application to the Minister of the Interior may be
made irrespective of the aforesaid limit of time, and in such
case the law governing the construction of application papers
and fee to be deposited with the same, shall hold good."
Section 3. Section 49 of the said Act is hereby amended
so as to read as follows :
" Section 49. Within ton days following an election each
candidate shall furnish to the Minister of the Interior an
itemized statement of his expenses as candidate for election,
which statement shall be sworn to and shall bo open to the
inspection of any one.
"Provided, however, that if a candidate has incurred no
expenses on account of such election, ho shall be hold liable
to fine if ho shall not furnish the Minister of the Interior
with a sworn statement to that effect. The fine shall bo the
same as provided for a failure to furnish a statement of ex
penses when any are incurred.
" The expenses to bo legally incurred by or for a candidate
for election of Noble or Representative, or member of Road
Board, shall bo :
" 1. His personal expenses as a candidate
" 2. Expenses of printing and advertising.
" 3. Cost of stationery and postage.
" 4. Expenses of public meetings.
" 5. Rout and supplies of committee rooms, not to exceed
one for each polling place."
Section 4. Section 60 of tho said Act is hereby ameiulud
so as to read as follows :
"Section 50, The ballot for Representatives shall bo of
white paper and tho ballot for Nobles of blue paper. Speci
men ballots shall bo of whito or blue papor. Tho paper shall
bo of uniform weight, thickness, and of tho same sizing color.
It shall bear no word, motto, dovico, sign or symbol other than
allowed by this Soction, and shall bo ho printed that the typo
shall not show a traco on tho bad;. Bosidos tho namo or
names of candidates to bo voted for, it shall contain only tho
words as follows :
" (General or Special) Eluetion for tho yonr
Nuino and period of the oilico to bo filled.
"Namo of tho division for Nobles, or the namo of tho Dis
trict for Representatives printed in English and Hawaiian.
Tho names of ttio sovoral candidates may bo printed, if Eng
lish, with the Hawaiian equivalent, if Hawaiian, with English
equivalent, if suah exist.
"Between each name and its equivalent and tho noxt name
a horizontal line shall bo ruled ; and immediately after all the
names a vortical line shall bo ruled, enclosing a rectangular
space in continuation of each namo and its equivalont in which
tho cross mark is to bo placed in voting."
Section 5. Section 75 of the said Act is hereby amended
by having a now sub-section introduced as follows, which now
sub-section shplf bo numbered 5 :
" 5. In cases whoro genoral and special elections are held
at the same time and are incorporated upon the same ballot ;
if the provisions of iub -section 1 be violated in one or more
of the several elections thus held upon one ballot ; tho whole
ballot shall not be considered as invalid, but only tho election
or elections special or general in which such violation occurs."
Section 0. Sub-sections 1 and 3 of Section 108 of the said
Act are hereby amended so as to read as follows :
" 1. The voter is to vote for one candidate for Represent
ative. The voter is to vote for
candidates for Nobles, 0 years ;
candidates for Noblos, 4 years ;
candidates for Nobles, 2 years.
" 3. Immediately upon receiving his folded ballot or ballots
from the appointed officer the voter must go into one of the
compartments, and with tho pencil there provided, mark a
cross on the ballot in the rectangular space thereon provided
in continuation of the name of tho candidate for whom he
wishes to vote, thus, X."
Approved this 3d day of January, A. D. 1893.
By the Queen :
G. N. Wilcox,
Minister of the fnlclor.
Restricting Chinese Immigration.
Be it Enacted by the Queen and the Legislature of the Hawaiian
Section 1 No Chinese, except women who have relatives
by marriage or blood residing in this Kingdom, children un
der ten years of age who have parents or guardians residing
in this Kingdom, clergymen, teachers and merchants hereto
fore residing and doing business in this Kingdom, except as
hereinafter provided, shall be allowed to enter this Kingdom
unless upon condition that while here he will engage in no
trading or mechanical occupation other than domestic service
or agricultural labor in the field or in sugar or rice mills, and
that he will, whenever lie shall cease to follow his vocation as
agricultural laborer in tho field or in sugar or rice mills, or as
domestic servant, leave this Kingdom, and that for every
breach of such condition he shall upon conviction by any Po
lice or District Justice bo liable to a fine of one hundred
Section 2. Conditional permits to enter this Kindom may
be granted by tho Minister of Foreign Affairs for such Chi
nese, not exceeding five thousand in number, as shall bo
recommended by tho Board of Immigration upon the applica
tion of employers of domestic, agricultural or mill labor,
which said permits shall contain the condition, printed in
both tho English languago and in Chinese characters, that
tho bearer is allowed to enter this Kingdom solely on condi
tion that while here he will engage in no trading or mechan
ical occupation other than domestic service or agricultural la
bor in the field or in rico or sugar mills, and that he will, when
ever ho shall cease to follow his vocation as agricultural labor
er in the field or in sugar or rico mills or as domestic servant,
leave this Kingdom, and that for every breach of such condi
tion ho shall on conviction by any Police or District Justice bo
liablo to a fine of ono hundred dollars. Permits to enter this
Kingdom may also bo granted by tho Minister of Foreign Af
fairs for any Chinese resident in this Kingdom at tho date of
tho passage of this Act, provided that such person shall have
resided within tho Kingdom for two years immediately pro
ceding such passage; and also to such other persons as may
wish to sojourn temporarily in tho Kingdom as travelers, or as
merchants having business interests in this Kingdom ; pro
vided that such sojourn shall not exceed six months ; and pro
vided that such person so ponnitt. 1 shall givo a bond to said
Minister, in tho sum of iivo hundred dollars, liquidated dam
agon, conditioned that ho will leave tho Kingdom within six
months, and if ho shall bo found within tho Kingdom after the
oxpiration of six months lie shall bo doomed guilty of a mis
demeanor, and shall upon conviction bo imprisoned at hard
labor for a term not to exceed hix months. For each permit
granted under this Section tho Minister of Foioign Affairs
shall bo paid a fee of live dollars.
Suction 3. Tho master of any vessel in which any Chinese
for whom such permit shall not have not have been granted,
other than clorgyinen, teachers or merchants formerly resid
ing and doing business in this Kingdom, shall be brought
into this Kingdom and landed here, Hindi be liable to a
lino of one hundred dollurH for every Chinese tjo illegally
brought into this Kingdom upon conviction thereof by any
Police or District Justice, and such fine shall be a lieu upon
the vessel in which such Chinese shall have been brought into
this Kingdom, and shall bo enforced by proceeding in admi
ralty. Section 4. Such permits shall be printed in duplicate, the
duplicate being in such case preserved in the Foreign Office
as a stub from which the original is taken ; when tho original
shall be presented by any applicant for admission to tho
Kingdom, it shall be stamped across the face by the Customs
officers, in rod ink, with tho word "cancelled", and also with
tho equivalent of said word in Chinese characters, and with
tho date of such cancellation. All such cancelled permits
shall bo returned to tho Foreign Offico.by the Collector-General
of Customs, where, after being compared with their re
spective duplicates, they shall be filed and preserved.
Section 5. Tho Minister of Foreign Affairs shall make
suitable regulations whereby Chinese clergymen, colporteurs,
and merchants formerly residing and doing business in this
Kingdom shall bo identified and vouched for as such before
being allowed to land in this Kingdom, and no Chinese claim
ing to bo such shall bo allowed to laud until he shall have
received a certificate from the Minister of Foreign Affairs cer
tifying that such Chinese is allowed to enter this Kingdom as
a returned clergymau, colporteur or merchant, as the case
may bo. Such certificate shall, when presented by the holder
thereof seeking to enter the Kingdom, be stamped in red ink
in like manner with tho aforesaid permits and returned to
such holder, and tho counterparts shall be preserved in the
Section G. A fee of one dollar shall be paid tit the Foreign
Office for each and ever' permit, issued under Section 2, and
a fee of five dollars for each certificate issued under Section 5
of this Act.
Section 7. Every employer upon engaging the services of
any sueh Chinese upon arrival in this Kingdom shall register
in the Foreign Office the name and intended place of occupa
tion of evory Chinese thereby allowed to enter this Kingdom,
and in case of any change in the employment of any such
Chinese, each successive employer shall cause such change to
be registered in the Foreign Office.
Section 8. A charge of twenty-live cents shall be made for
every name so registered, and every employer failing to cause
such registry to be made shall be liable to a fine of not ex
ceeding fifty dollars for every such failure on conviction
thereof by any Police or District Magistrate.
Section 9. This Act shall not apply to Diplomatic or other
officers of the Chinese or other Governments travelling upon
the business of that Government, whose credentials shall be
taken as an equivalent to tho permit in this Act mentioned,
and shall exempt them and their body and household servants
from tho provisions of this Act as to other Chinese.
The Collector-General or any collector of customs shall
have tho authority to detain any person detected in, or rea
sonably suspected of, a violation of any of the provisions
of this Act, and to hold him until a warrant of arrest can be
Section 10. All money received by tho Minister of For
eign Affairs under this Act shall from time to time, after audit
and payment of tho necessary expenses for carrying out its
provisions, bo paid into the Treasury to the credit of tho
" Chinese Immigration Fund ".
Section 11. Tho following Acts are hereby repealed :
Chapter XXVIIL, Acts of 1887 ; Chapters XVI. and LX. of
the Acts of 1888 ; Chapters XLVI1. ami LXVII. of tho Acts
of 1890 ; provided, that such return permits which have been
heretofore issued under tho laws herein repealed shall bo
hold valid in accordance with the provisions of said laws and
regulations heretofore made thereunder.
Section 12. This Act shall take effect from tho date of its
I horeby certify that tho foregoing Act having passed the
third reading in the Legislature of the Hawaiian Kingdom on
the 30th day of November, A. D. 1892, on tho 17th day of
December, A. D. 1892, was presented to Uor Majesty tho
Queen, through tho Cabinet, and was not returned to tho
Legislature within ten days (Sundays excepted; thereafter,
and that the Legislature had not adjourned prior to tho ox
piration of said period of ten days.
Dated Honolulu, December 29th, A. D. 1892.
C. J. McCarthy, QlerU,
JOHN S. WALKER,
VrvHidvut of the Legislature.
In accordance with Section 1 of Chapter
XXVI, of the 1-UWH of IboO, all person
holding Wntur Privilege, or thoc paying
Water Kates, uro hereby notilk'd thul the
Water Hates for the term ending June M,
IMM, will he due and payable at the Ulllco
of the Honolulu Wntcr Works on the 1st
day of January, 1MU,
All such rates remaining unpaid for
flftt'cnduyHiiftm they uro duo will he sub
ject to mi additional ID peri'out.
Unlet are payable at tliu OIIU'o of the
Water Works in the Knpualtvu Building.
JOHN ('. WHITE,
Huj.t. Honolulu Water Work.
Honolulu, II. Duo, a , ttti.
Holders of Water Privileges, or those
paying Water Hates, are hereby notllled
that the Hours for untut; water for Irriga
don purposes uro from tl to b o'clock a. m.,
mi 1 to tl o'clock p.m., until further notice.
JOHN O. WHITE,
Ktlpl. Honolulu Wuter Works.
U. S'. Wll.cnx,
Minister of the Interior.
Honolulu, II, I., Jim. f, twu.
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