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LEGISLATURE IN SESSION.
AN AI'TIIKVOON SESSION IX THK
Onii-ilili-riilliiM of llio Apiiroprl ttlnti
Itlll IVirOirrcnt I'.xiictiKra-riil-t Dnj'N
lrrertlliiy;A In llolli IIiiimrN.
Afternoon Session, March Gtii.
After recess tho consideration
of tho appropriation bill was ro
sumi'd. Tho first itom tnkon up was ono
of 10,000 for incidentals of tho
Minister Damon explained that
the item was $3000 in oxcoss of
tho old appropriation, which had
boon found insufliciont. Ho wish
ed tho items of tho Custom s,Postal
and Tax Bureaus to bo doforred
until ho had tho figures explain
ing tho itoms. So ordored.
In the Attorn'oy Gonoral's de
partment the first itom to conio
up was $85,000 for tho support
and mainlonanco of prisoners.
It was allowed after explanation
by tho Attorney Gouoral.
For incidentals, civil and crimi
nal oxponsos $30,000 was asked.
Referred to tho Committeo on
Miscollauoours Busiuoss for in
vestigation together with tho sub
sequent item of $18,000 for tho
dotectivo service and tho item of
$8000 for tho support of tho Citi
Tho itoms of $1500 for coroners'
inquests and $1500 for expenses
of witnesses in criminal cases woro
Under tho Bureau of Public
Instruction $3000 wns allowcd'for
tho Industrial and Reform school,
$1000 for tho oxponseB of
tho Tenchors' Convention, $7000'
for tho Book Fund, $12,000 for tho
expense of taking consus, $0500 for
stationery and incidentals for
schools and ofiico and $10,000 for
repairing school houses.
For tho Commission of Public
Lands $5000 was allowed for in
cidentals, and $27,000" for survey
and field work
For tho Postal Bureau $10,500
was allowed for incidentals; speci
al mail carriage (foreign) $5000;
postal monoy ordor capital $3500.
For tho oxponsos of tho Tax
Appeal Boards $1500 wos allowed,
$500 for dog tags, and $0000 for
incidentals of tlio Tax Office, bo
ing $2500 less than tho last bien
For tho Bureau of Survey $9000
was allowed for expenses of field
partjes, $1500 for ofiico oxponsos,
instruments, publishing maps, oto.
and $800 for motoorology and tide
For tho Bureau of Conveyances
$125 was allowed for incidentals
and $1000 for copying indexes.
For tho Bureau of Immigration
$1000 was allowed for incidentals.
Under tho head of tho Bureau
of Public Works $1000 was ap
propriated for incidentals and
traveling expenses; expenses of
For repairs, furnituro and ad
ditions to government buildings
S43,175 was asked by Minister
King and allowed.
Senator Hocking asked if a
vault for tho tafo keoping of tho
records of tho Second Circuit at
Wailuku was included in tho total
asked for and was informed that
it was not. In this connection
tho Attornoy-Gonoral called atten
tion to tho urgent need of a now
jail and courthouso at that placo.
Senator Rico called attention to
tho disgraceful condition of tho
jail at Hilo and also at Koloa.
Senator MeUnndlesB wanted tho
waste of mynoy on tho present
post ofiico building stopped. It
was a makeshift at most. Ho
would like to seo a $00,000 build
ing erected on tho vacant lot on
tho opposito cornor.
Tho amount finally passed at
$14,200 which is to iucludo $1200
for a now vault for tho dork's
ofiico at Wailuku.
For landings and buoys tho fol
lowing amounts woro allowed:
Hawaii $2500, Maui $2500, Molo-
HONOLULU, H. I., SATURDAY, MARCH 7. 189G.
kai $500,Oahu outer districts $500,
Honolulu $20,000, Kauai $2000,
For lighthouse supplios $1500
was voted, expense? of tho steam
tug $3500, and $20,000 for dredg
ing Honolulu harbor.
For roads and bridges on Ha
waii $2500 wub appropriated for
North Jlilo; Hilo $15,000; Puna
$9000; Kau $2000; South Kona
$2000: North Kona $1000; South
Koliala $2000; North Kohala
$2000;; Hamakua $1250. Total
For tho Customs Bureau $10,
000 was appropriated for incident
als; $500 for pilot and customs
boats; special sorvico fund
$2500; Diamond Head Signal
Station repairs etc., $200.
For Roads and Bridges on Maui
tho following sums woro allowed:
Lahaina $500; Wailuku $1200;
Makawao $2000; Hanti $500. ,
Roads and bridges, Molokai,
Roads and bridges in Oahu
Ewa and Waianno S500; Waialua
$3000; Koolauloa $1000; Honolulu
$100,000. (This last appropriation
is conditioned upon tho paymont
into tho Treasury as government
realization of tho road tax for tho
district of Kona, Island of Oahu.)
For roads and bridges on Kauai
an appropriation of $1000 was
An emorgoncy appropriation of
SGOOOvas mado to apply to all
islands whonovor needed.
Twenty thousand dollars was
passed for tho paymont of road
For tho Bureau of Waterworks
$7500 was appropriated for rim
ing expenses; souuu lor repairs to
reservoirs: eonornl renal SI 2.000;
running oxponsos pumping plants
$10,000; Laupahoohoo waterworks
$300; Koloa waterworks $2200;
Hilo waterworks $500.
Board of Health appropriations
allowed woro: Qoueral expenses
$0000; support and maintenance
of hospitals $10,000; medicines
$9000; free system of removing
garbage $10,000; support of non
loprous children of lepers SG00O;
oxponsos under act to mitigato
$1000; quarantine oxpensos $8000;
segregation, support and treat
ment of lopors $17-1,000; espouses
under Opium Act $3000; insane
asylum 2,0000; aid to Kapiolani
Maternity Homo S3G00. (On con
dition of a monthly roportof cases
and expenses to tho Board of
Health.) Total $25G,G00.
Adjourned till Saturday.
Fourteenth Day, Makoh Gtii.
There woro eight Senators
present this morning whon Vico
prosidont Kauhano called tho
Senate to ordor.
Tho daily preliminaries of
prayor, roll call and reading of
the minutes wore had.
On tho ordor of tho day House
Bill No. 3, relating to laundries
and washhousos, came up and
passed its second reading.
House Bill No. 1, .pormittiug
tho Minister of tho Interior to
raako a certain class of leases,
camo up on tho socoudroading
togothor with tho amendments
proposed by tho Committoo on
Tho bill as amended was passed
Souato Bill No. 0, to improve
tho streets of Hilo, with amend
ments proposed by the Commit
teo on Public Lands, was next in
ordor, and on motion of Senator
McCandless was read soction by
Sonator Watorhouso's motion
to adjourn on account of tho slum
'attendance was dofoated by a voto
of (5 to 2.
Section 1 as amJndcd was pass-
Tho substitute section 2 as
amended by tho committoo was
Sections 3, 4, 5, G and 7 woro
passed as in tho bill.
For section 8 tho committeo ro
ported a substitute. Sonator Mc
Candloss offered anothor but after
wards withdrew it on ascertaining
that tho committeo's substitute
was satisfactory to tho executive.
Tho latter thou passed.
Soction 9 was strickon out.
Soction 10 was mado section 9
and passed as read.
Soction 11 was made soction 10
and amended to road "after pub
lication.'" Tho bill then passed its second
reading as a wholo.
onator Urown's opium bill was -doforred,
owing to his absence.
At 10;45 Senator Watorliouso ,
ugniu ronowed hi motiou to nd-
jourr., which carried.
Juilgn AiK-tln iriiutx
fin- tlio Ciilliollr
.Tndgo Austin of Hilo has
rendered a decision in tho famous
caso of Josoph Vioira vs. Bishop
Gulstan and Kmilo Wory, a bill
to compel specific performance of
an alleged contract to renew tho
lcaso of the Catholic Mission
premises formerly held by plain
tiff. At tho lato Circuit Court
torm at Hilo tho hearing of this
caso occupied fivo days. Jiulgo
Austin decrees in favor of tho de
fendants, with costs against plain
tiff, ordering that "Vioira pay to
AVory all tho ground and building
rents collected from- Juno 1. 18)fi.
to date of decree, and giving plain-
iiu ininy ays trom (lato ofdocreo
to remove his buildings, ho to pay
ground rent for them from Juno
1, 1895, to dato of removal.
This decision if uphold by tho
Supremo Court, to which it is
Understood tho plaintiff will ap
poal, will settle two actions in
ejectment brought by tho Bishop
against Messrs. Vioira, Martin
and Kennedy. G. F. Littlo ap
peared for plaintiff, and Paul
Neumann and F. M. Wakofiold
Rev. II. Y . Peck's lecturo on
'Chiuoso Gordon" nnd a "Trip
through Switzerland" last night
WAR U-nll ntfmwln1 nnnniilni'iin
that dashes of rain camo down
just as people would bo eoinir out.
Many lantern pictures of General
uoruons wonderful career woro
thrown on tho scroon, accom
panied with commont by tho
lecturer. Tho views of Switzer
land's sublimo sccnory woro finoly
mado and produced. Botwoon tho
two main subjects n sorios of
comic viows diverted tho gather
ing. "A1 trip through Canada "
will bo tho subject of tho noxt
lecturo. Mr. Peck announced
that there would bo fivo more
lectures, of which two would bo
dolivored by Rov. E. R. Dillo,
pastor of tho Contral Mothodist
Episcopal Church, San Francisco,
who will arrive April 1G to assist
in tho dedication of tho church.
Mr. Hedoraann worked tho lantern
last night with his woll-known
You miss it if you don't seo tho
big show tonight. Tho club
swinging contest alono will bo
worth tho price of admission, as
will Prof. Prirjo's Bloight of hand
performance and numerous other
uniquo and startling features.
Tho probabilities aro that evon
tho big houso of Thursday night
will bo eclipsed. Special pains
have been taken by Mossrs. Prico
and BuriiB in arranging tho seat
ing accommodations for tho com
fort of patrons of tho groat per
formance. An i:nj;lo Iloiino 'Irciit.
Commencing with Saturday next
Mr. and Mrs. McLoan will inau
gurate a sories of special dinners
ut tho Eaglo House. Noxt Satur
day tho courso will bo entirely
Parisian and a good opiuuro knows
what a treat a real French dinnor
is. Tho ohot at tho Eaglo Houbo
is ono of tho finest in the country.
At tho conclusion of tho ropast
tho Pastimo orchestra will. render
vocal and instrumental music, and
dauciuu will bo indulged in until
H. S. Townsond, lnspector
Gonoral of Schools, was in Kohala
at last accounts.
SUITABLE FOR HAWAII,
conditions miuiiu:n I'oit
TIVATION OV CACAO.
Tfiiniornlnif nntl HnliiliillSon'hi-;
nnil 'Iriinoplniilliit; rri'nIIJ- r
Slirllrr to Yoiins l'Iniu-.
Mr. E.' do Harno of Nor.th Ko
hala has kindly mado tho follow-
translation for tho Bulletin, of
an articlo on cacao cultivation
which appeared in tho Nouvo
ment Goographiquo. Tho cacao
treo produces tho nut from which
chocolate, cocoa and broma aro
Whon tho average temporaturo
don't reach 21 (Centigrade
about 75 Fahrenlioit) and the
yearly rainfall G4 in., cacao plant
ing does not pay. At Trinidad,
tho best cacao growing country in
tho world, tho nvorage tempora
turo is 2G (see above) and tho
yearly rainfall 72 in. So that ono
may safely say, that cacao plant
ing is possiblo in our Congo
colony, whore both temporaturo
nil(l rainfall reach a higher figuro
Dr. Morns says, that in order
to have good crops, ono should
not plant higher than 900 or 1000
ft. aboyo tho sea level. This is
quite likely true, at a certain dis
.tanco from tho equator, but at
San Thome thoro aro plantations,
that givo quito satisfactory results,
at a much greater altitude.
Tho (jacao plant grows from
slips, but seeds aro generally
used, an, for many reasons, they
aro much profprable. After ono
lias secured selected, fresh seeds,
astheso don't keep their germin
ating qualities long, they aro
thrust in a littlo basket, mado of
i leaves or creopors, filled with
1 mould, at a depth of about an
inch, nnd placed in tho shado.
After a fow mouths, whon the
Plnnt lms four or fivo IeilV0S. it is
1 1)UM baslcet nm nll the ground,
' at tho placo it has to occupy, and.
alter a short tuuo tho plant can
spread freely its roots, as tho bas
ket rotB in tho ground. Tho soil
I has to bo rich, deep, and moist,
, and if possiblo in tho shado, but
J if buccoss bo expected, tho plant
i has to bo protected against son
and strong winds.
As tho cacao has a long, strong,
tap root it ought not to bo cultiva
ted in places whero tho bottom is
rocky or composed of thick im
permeablo clay, covered with a
thin layer of soil. If, for ono
reason or anothor, one woro ob
liged to plant in that kind of land,
ho bus, whon sotting tho treo in,
to cut tho oud of tho tap root off;
so ubi to ul low tho side roots tp
grow strong, and to got thoir
needed subsistence from the sur
faco soil. Although not stringent
in that rospoct, 4 to 5 yards bo
twoon in ovory direction is gon
erally tho distance observed in
planting, but if tho land woro of
inferior quality, this distance
could bo smaller, as the treo is
not expected to becomo as largo in
loss Jortilo soil. Tho holes to bo
made somo timo beforohaud and
larger than tho sizo of tho root soom
to require. Whon planting, caro
should bo taken to put tho upper
soil down, and vii'o versa, in tho
hole. In ordor that the plants
may pick up immediately, it
would bo good to cover tho dis
turbed soil with grass, so that it
might not dry up too rapidly.
This is especially advisable whon
planting is dono at tho end of tho
A while before, and not when
sotting tho trees in, bananas
should bo planted botwoon tho
places where tho trees will have
to bo, so that thoro might bo shado
enough when thoso uro put in.
If thoro woro not shado enough
the plants ought to bo protected
by moans of long grass. This is
almost a condition siuo qua non,
as it has not to bo forgotten that
tho cacao tree, especially whon
young, is a very delicate plant,
and will not grow, un
less protected against the sun.
Whon seeds uro sown directly,
tho bananas can bo planted at tho
Price 5 Cents.
samo time. Besides bananas, it
would be advisable to set in from
distance to distance a fow rapid
and largo growing trees, as the
maiiL'o. tho blnckwood. tho liroad-
fruit, etc. tn America tho Ery
thrina umbrosa is much used for
that purpose. This, howovor, is
needed only in places whero there
is no shado. When six years the
largo trees will afford all tho need
ed shado, and tho bananas will
have to bo cut and left on thu
In places' tho seeds aro nlauted
I directly. After shaping "tho laud,
three grains aro put in tho ground
ovory fifth yard, lightly covered
with dirt, and the soil all round
with banana loaves, in order that
they may not bo dried by the sun
nor carried away by tiio hoavy
rains. If thrco nuts Bhoot, the
two weakest plants aro pulled out
and might bo used in other places.
Another mothod is used; they
aro sown in nurseries, and
transplanted after fivo months.
To that effect, boards aro put to
gether so as to make a fabric 2x(5
yds, that is covered with a palm
leaf roof. Generally no attention
is paid to tho wanner of placing
the seeds, as they always shoot
after oight or ten days. But if
caro bo taken whon sowing to put
the largest part of tho seed down,
and tho point up, germination
will take placo two or threo days
earlier. It is good in order to
keep tho peed to was.h the pulp
off, and to cover them with wood
ashes so us to keep them from
ants and othor destructive insects.
Onco planted, no other caro has
to bo taken till tho crop is to bo
gathered, that is aftor fivo
years, but to provout wto-ls aud
creepers from smothoring the
plantation; to tio up tho branches
that might hang down, and prune,
so as to have trunks of throe or
threo and a half feet; in a word,
givo them tho caro every cultivat
ed plant needs.
In tho experimental gardens of
Libreville cacao trees planted in
1887 blossomed in 1890. Tho
first llowors are generally taken
off, so as not to weaken the tree;
aud stop its growth. Tho first
crop that amounts to anything is
not taken off beforo fivo or sis
years, and tho yield is at its
npogeo at about tho twelfth yoar.
So as to make tho gathering easier
tho tops aro cut off at tho height
of about fourteen or fifteen foot
Tho plant roaches the ago of
twenty fivo years, but at that ago
it is better to cut it down, as it
hardly yields anything.
Tho translator wishes to secure
a fow frosh seeds.
COITi:i: AND ItlKD.S.
Editor Bulletin: Hawaii has,
as tho Bulletin advised some
timo ago, to strivo to obtaiu
a good name for its coffee, as it is
predicted that, a fow years from
now, there will bo, if not over
production, at least a very groat
fall in prices, Africa is goiug suc
cessfully into it, on an enormous
scale, as soon in tho London
Times, La Rovuo Cplonialo de
Paris aud Lo Nouvement Googru
phiquo. Some timo ago wo read in tho
Bulletin a very interesting arti
clo about singiug birds for Ha
waii. Wo are sorry to dampen
tho worthy sondor's enthusiasm,
but fear that thoy will just serve,
aB tho quails (now oxtinct horo)
did, to furnish a breakfast to the
mongooso iinless they nestle on
North Kohala, March 2, 1S9G.
.SAW II NOT.
Editor Bulletin: Last night's
Star contains a nuiubor of names
connecting them with tho "Hag in
cident." I wish to slato that 1 was v
thoro with Bovoral others on my
own business, and that I did not
seo any of tho happenings as stut
d in that paper.
G. E. Boardman.
Brown & Kuboy havo for salo
a complete lino of watches, clocks,
cutlory and solid and plated jewel
ry of ovory description, that thoy
aro selling at ronsonablo pricos.