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LEGISLATURE IN SESSION.
Till! IIDIUNDINO KCIIFiMi: AOAIN
IIIII to IteRiilnto Width of Honolulu
Street 1'iihkciI Second llcndlns
In tlic Benito.
FiFTV-Fimi Day, ArniL 29.
After tho usuul preliminaries in
tho Sonato this morning, a com
munication was roceived from tho
House stating that tho amend
ments to tho Appropriation Bill,
agreed on by tho Conference Com
mittee, had been adopted by tho
Senator Holstein presented a
petition from Kenuhou asking
that a now school district bo sot
apart and a school house pro
vided for that place. Referred to
tho Committee on Education.
Senator Brown from tho Com
mittee on Passed Tiills, reported
that Houso Bill No. 23, relating
to inheritances, and Houso Bill
No. 22, relating to ostrays, had
boon presented to tho President
for his signature.
Senator Holstein gavo notice
that a meeting of tho Special
Committee on tho Portuguese pe
titions would bo held at 2 o'clock
this afternoon in tho Senato cham
ber. Senator Schmidt nskod tho
Minister of tho Iutorior to fur
nish a statement showing tho
amount of dividends paid by all
incorporated sugar companies
from 1889 to 1895-lnolusive. .-
Senator Holstein introduced his
bill to amend Articles 51 and 55
of tho Constitution by increasing
tho membership of the Sonato
from fifteen to oighteon. Tho bill
apportions tho members as fol
lows: First district, (5; second 3,
third G and fourth 3. Referred to
tho Judiciary Committee.
Senator "Watorhouso gavo notico
of a bill for tho relief of Liliuoka
Sonator McCondlcss offered a
resolution directing tho Spccinl
Committee on the Loan Bills to
prepare n bill authorizing tho
issue of 3,155,000 in bonds, to
tako up tho present indebtedness
of $3,005,300, nt 4 por cent inter
est, 3 por cent discount and 2 por
Senator Brown thought tho re
solution should bo modified so
as to give tho committee
some latitude in the matter. Tho
amount named in tho resolution
might not bo onough.
Sonator Baldwin favored tho
idea but no latitude or discretion
was allowed. Tho Senator might
just as well got a lawyer to draw
ud tho bill as makotho Cnmmittnn
do it. Ho thought if tho Senator
uuu mo wmminee goi logetuor
thoy might ngreo on something
which would bo nccnntn.blft tn nil.
but ho thought some latitude
nuuiu liUVU 10 uo given tuo com
mitteo on tho question of interest,
say auythiug less than 5 por
Sonator McCandless said his
resolution was for tho purpose of
obtaining an expression of tho
sonso of tho Sonato on tho matter.
Personally ho would agreo to 5
per cent interest", if tho committoo
thought it dcbirablo, although ho
was strongly of tho opinion tho
iiioiioy could bo got for 4 per
Senator Brown interposed at
this juncturo with tho hifoimii
tion Hint tho losolution was out
of ordor, it boing contrary to
Section 3 of Articlo 70 of tho
Constitution, which oxprobsly
provides that such bills can only
bo brought in by a mombor of the
Tho resolution was than with
drawn with tho understanding
that Sonator MoCandloss would
draw up a mortified resolution di
rected to tho Miiihtor of Kiimnco
and present it at (ho session or
Senator JMcCaudloss from tho
PrintinRCommitto reported copios
of Senate Bill No. 84, relating to
Senator Lyman from tho Com
mittee on Public LnwU repnrtnd
favorably on IIouho Bill No. 9,
relating to tho width of streets in
Honolulu, but expressed tho opin
ion that the roadn in tho outlying
districts should first receive somo
attention. Report laid on tho
tablo to bo considered with tho
Senator Holstein presented a
potition from 31 residents in and
around Mahukona nskirw for nn
appropriation of S2000 for roads
iii uuu tu.uiijr. Avfiunt'u hi me
Committee on Public Lauds.
Houso Bill No. 9, fixing tho
width of certain streets in Hono
lulu, with tho report of tho com
mitteo thereon, was taken u: on
the: Bocond reading and passed
unanimously. On motion of
SonatorBrown tho third reading
of tho bill was put on the order of
tho day for tomorrow.
Sonato Bill No. 34, relating to
fisheries, passed tho first reading;
read a second timo by titlo and
referred to tho Judiciary Com
mittee, Sonator Brown express
ing tho opinion in advance that
Section 1 of tho bill was clearly
Sonator Holstoin moved to tako
up House Bill No. 2 from tho ta
ble and tho vote thereon showed
9 to 2 in favor of tho motion. A
two-thirds majority boing required
tho President ruled that the mo
tion was carried. Thereupon a
discussion onsued as to whothor
Rule 48 required n two-thirds
majority of the Sonato or only of
thoso present. Tho Presidout re
fused to ohango his ruling, where
upon fcouutor Urown appealed
""' " nuiiioiun ui iuu uiniir.
On motion of Sonator Hocking
tho vote on tho appeal was
postponed until tomorrow, in or
der to givo tho Senators a chanco
to post upon Tom Rood's rulings.
Tho Sonato thou ndjourned.
Firry-Firm Day, Ai-mr. 29.
HOUSE OI' llEI'HESENTATIVES.
There was just a miorum in tho
Houso this morning, at tho time
A communication from the
Senato notified the Houso that
Houso Bill No. 23, had passed its
third reading and boon referred
to tho committoo on passed bills.
Rep. Bond notified tho Houso
that tho committoo to whom an
act to appropriate additional
money for defraying the ex
penses of tho Legislature had
been referred reported ns follows.
During tho first fifty two days
of the Bession tho Sonato expand
ed 87012 and tho Houso $5320. At
this rate, providing tho session
lnsts but thirty-eight days longer,
as allowed by tho Constitution,
tho sum of $9021 would bo fur
ther required, to which oatimato
tho exponso of printing n number
of reports, etc. miiBt bo added.
Committee recommends tho pass
ago of the bill.
Attorney Gonoral Smith's bill,
presented, yesterday, relating to
foot-binding passed its first read
ing. The Attoruoy-Gonoral, replying
to Rop.Kamauoha's question bb to
whothor or no the government
was aware that peoplo wore sleep
ing in tho graveyards, btated that
the govorninont was not and con
sidered that if such wore tho enso
tho porsoiiB in question showed
extremely poor tasto and that tho
attontion of niomboiB of tho Board
of Health had boon called to tho
Tho committoo on commorco, to
whom Sonato bill No. 12 hail boon
referred, rondored thoir report
recommending many slight alter
ations and the following whanges
in tho annual license fees: Strike
out all of section Hi mid
Hubstiluto sections 10, KJA and
KID. Tho former places a foe of
isoO por annum upon agency busi
miHKOHj KJA places a foo of $100
on tho businoHH of buying and
soiling slocks ami shares, and
Motion KJJ J, n foo of 8250 on that
of loaning money. Tho lioonno
for tho hanking IhihIiiuhh is raUod
from 7fi0 to $1000.
Section 37, relative to harbors
license, is stricken out. Tho fee
for billiard saloons is reduced
from S25 to $15.
Tho fco for butchers is reduced
to S20 iusido tho limit of Hono
lulu and $10 outsido.
Tho annual liconso to butcher
or slaughter and soil beef is made
$300 per year for Honolulu and
$50 for all other places. Pork
sellers liconso are reduced from
$40 to $20 in Honolulu and to $10
elsewhere, while butchers of
swiuo are to pay $100 for Hono
lulu and $25 outsido.
Hotel and lodging houso keep
er's liconso is made $1.00.
Committee recommends increas
ing tho liconso of Notaries Public
from $10 to $50 por annum.
Dealors in cigars ami tobacco;
recommend reduction of foo from
$50 to $25.
Reduces feo for dairy business
( Recommends that merchandise
license fees should bo computed
upon tho gross sales, expected to
bo made during tho succeeding
twelvo months by tho dealer.
An amoudmont to Section 1, of
tho bill to increase tho firo limits
was introduced by Rep. McBrydo
and read by tho Secretary. A mo
tion to adopt the amondment,
which practically reduced tho pre
sent limits, was lost.
Bop. Kauiauoha stated that ho
thought increasing tho limits
would work a hardship on many
Attornoy Goneral Smith ac
knowledged that tho enlargement
of fire limits in any city doubtless
did iuconvonionco somo and work
a hardship upon a limited numbor
of peoplo, but it wos a matter of
public need and necessity and
that tho dangers of firo and
consequent destruction of proper
ty should bo reduced m much ns
ppssiblo. Tho only radical way
of accomplishing this is to in
crease Hio firo limits.
Section 1 passed as originally
The Houso then took up Section
2 of tho bill, and Rop. Winston
offered an amoudmont substitu
ting tho words "solocted tongue
nnrt grooved northwest lumbor"
for ceilings in fireproof buildings
in place of lath and plastor.
Reps. Bond, McBrydo nnd
Robertson spoko in favor of the
amoudmont and on motion it was
Rop. Robortson moved nn
amondniout, reduciug tho comniit
teo appointed to inspect uqw
buildings to three members of tho
Legislature only. Passed.
On voto tho amended section,
Committeo on passed bills re
ported that Houso Bill 22 had
been presouted to tho President
nt 10:30 a. in. yesterday.
Tho Speaker nppointed Reps.
Hnnuna, Haia, Kamauoha, Bond
and "Winston as a committoo to
investigate the stato of affairs at
tho lopor settlement on Molokai.
Under n suspension of tho rules
Rop. Kamauoha presented a com
plaint from residents along tho
banks of Nuuanu Btroara in which
thoy request that tho government
work at tho mouth of the stream
bo hurried up, ns tho confinement
of tho wator has caused it to back
up and overflow tho roads in a
numbor of places, and caused
great iuconvonionco. Roferred to
tho committee on public lands.
Tho bill appropriating an addi
tional $10,000 for expenses of tho
Legislature passed third reading.
nop. Jtooortson gavo notico ot
his intention to introduce a bill
relating to Section 08 of tho Judi
Adjourned 11:53 a. m.
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COUMS IN WAII-ltllOUNi: I'STATK
Tho Allen A- Kobliimin v. llHntlu
LodKoSult I'IumIIj- Settled-Pro.
bnto nnd Oilier .flutter.
In tho matter of tho Estate of
John Thomas Watorhouso, sonior,
deceased intestate, Houry Smith
lias filed his report as mastor in
chancery on tho accounts of tho
executors of tho will of said de
ceased. Following is from tho
Summary of Rccoipts Rents,
$10,389.75; interest, SG3G.49; pro-
coeds Pomusular property sold,
$20,000.00; snlo of bonds nnd other
securities, S12.812.G7; other estato
realizations, $3,500.48; ndvanccd
by tho hoirs toward exponditurcs,
$1,820.11. Total $49,105.50.
Summary of payments Note of
H. "Watorhouso, dated July 31,
1880, $14,000.00; accrued interest
on same, $9,950.00; noto of J. T.
"Watorhouso, dated July 31, 1880,
accrued interest on snmo $9,250;
othor debts, funeral and legal es
pouses $1,410.50; labor and mate
rial on properties, etc; $3,020.94;
taxos and wator rates $1,383; aid
to Jap. M. E. church $145. Total
Tho master finds tho sum of
S2.588.27 as tho amount duo tho
executors on account of thoir
statutory commissions. Ho nlso
finds that tho statutory require
ment of four weeks public notico
by advertising to tho creditors of
tho estato has not beou complied
with, tho notico only covering a
period of oighteon days.
In the caso of Allen & Robin
son vs. F. H. Rcdwnrd and Ha
waiian Lodge No. 21, F. nnd A.M.
a judgmout has boon filed
in favor of plaintiffs and
against defendants in tho
sum of $1171.77 damages, $305.90
interest and $113.19 costs of suit,
in accordanco with tho recont de
cision of tho Supremo Court. The
judgment has boon paid.
In tho matter of tljo estato of J.
T. "Watorhouso, "W. F. Allen, P.
C. Jones and E. O. "White havs
boon appointed nppraisors to de
termine tho value of proporty
subject to a legacy tax.
In tho Estato of Autouo Rod
rigez a motion was filod this
morning that tho executor and
guardian bo required to iilo his
invontory of proporty and accounts
of rocoipts nnd expenditures.
Judgo Perry heard tho motion
this morning nnd grnnted it, al
lowing tho executor, Antoiio Rosn,
two weeks in which to iilo his ac
counts. In the caso of "Wallace Jackson
vs. J. S. McGrow, a notice of dis
continuance of appeal has boon
In tho caso of Paauhau Planta
tion Company vs. Rudolph Spreck
els, an equity bill for nn inter
pleader and for tomporary injunc
tion, Borvico of summons has boon
mado on Rudolph Spreckols per
sonally nnd on Chuis Spreckols
through his attorney-in-fact "W.
In tho caso of Bishon t Co. vr.
Cecil Brown, administrator, etc., a
htipulntion sotting the caso for
trial on JMonday, May 11th, has
lu tho caso of E. M. Magoon
ot al. vs. J. C. Afong ot al. a de
cision has been rondored by Judgo
Curler dibinibsing all proceodii.'gs
against A. S. Humphreys and Ju
lian D. Hnyuo for alleged con
tempt. ( In tho Estato of W. JamoB
Smith, (K'coased, Josoph O. Car
tor has filed his bond as adminis
trator in tho sum ot $-1000, with
Sam. C. Allen as surety.
In the caso of ,, A. Magoon
otnl. vs. ,). I). 1 Invito and A. S,
Humphreys, a bill for injunction
and proceedings for uontompt,
.Judge Povry has filed n decision
lliHIIlisHillU tllO CIIHO for U'niit