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Vol. V. No. 1105.
HONOLULU, H. I., PEIDAY, DEOEltfBEK, 30, 1898.
PitiOB 5 Cents.
HAWAII IN THE HOUSE
HAWAII IN THE SENATE
ATTORNEY DAYIS IS HELD
, X?v st
Property QuallQcatlons Likely to B Killed
No Flans to Continue Present Officials
to Be Allowed.
Broader Citizenship Change In Matter of Bond
Issue Registry ot Yessels
PEACE AND QUIET REIGN
Good Reports from Porto Rico and
Otis Says Military Rule and Discipline
First Class Good Order Prevails
In Porto Rico.
That's What we claim to be, with
our big stock, big, busy store and
We'll be ready for your
Order, when you recover from tie
stuffing administered recently. We
anticipated both the Xmas and New
Year's Feast Days in recent addi
tions to our stock, and havo in
reserve, for New Year's trade,
lalmost a complete duplicate of what
you found with us last week.
WiiRliiiicton, Decombor 14.
Consideration of tbo Hawaiian
government bill will bo begun
soon nftor tho Christmas holidays,
according to tho plans of tbo
Houso Committeo on lorritoncs,
which today took up tho discussion
of tbo moasuro. Tbo bill was ro
ferrcd to a sub-committee, and
will bo givon a most thorough go
ing over boforo it again comes to
light. In thoBub-committo3 thoro
dovoloped today decided objoction
to several of tho plans of thoCom
mission, as crystal ized in tho bill.
One of tbo most objootiouablo
clausos is that which givos the
Governor of tho now territory tbo
appointment of tho Judges of tho
Court. This is not going to como
out as it is for tbo reason that
Borao of tbo members bolievo it is
a plan to continue in office tbo
mon now at tho bond of affairs in
tho islands. Thoro is a fooling
that thoro must first bo a thorough
Americanization of tbo islands bo
foro tbo appointments shall co to
residents, or if tho natives aro to
bo put in corapleto power in tho
group tho places should bo filled
Another clauso which has given
rise to much comment in tho com
mittoe is that providing property
qualification for voting for tho
fourteon mombers of the Senato.
Thcro will bo educational qualifi
cations porbaps, but it is safo to
say tho proporty clauso will fail.
Washington,. Deo 19. Tho Ha
waiian bill was further considered
by tho Houbo sub-Committoo on
Tcaritories and progress was mado
which takes tho oommitteo np to
section 15. Tho changes thus far
mado havo boon largely in tho
way of verbal amendments, and it
is said that nothing in tho naturo
of a vital chango has ocourrod. As
yet, however, tho oommitteo has
not paBBod upon tbo sections relat
ing to tho qualifications of votors
for Ropro3entatives and Senators,
and thoBO ar.o expected to dovolop
tho widest d'fferonces.
CttHnttr for llMrll II III.
Washington, Doc. 20. Tho Ha
waiian bill wae somowliat chang
ed by tho houBo Sub-0 unraitteo
on Territories at its session today.
Tho qualifications of Sonators
wero modified so that instead of a
property q mlitication of 2000,
property v.tlued at no' 1-bs than
$1000 will bo sulfide u A sim
ilar mdfi:.:i'n was nude as to
the qudilioiitious for It preventa
tives. Tho committee, will sit
duriug tho holiday recoas.
Tbo PMSS City of Poking,
Ward commander, arrived and an
ohorod off port early this morning,
about G days from San Francisco.
She camo in at 12 noon today,
aftor tho Dorio had loft tho Facifio
Mail wharf. Tho City of Peking
sails for China and Japan at 0
Royal the food pur.,
wbolttom. and d.llcUas
Washington, Poo. 21. Tho
Senato Committee on Foreign Eo
lations today concluded its revi
sion of tho bills providing a torri
toriaf goyommont for Hawaii, and
Sonator Cullom roportod the
changes to tho Senato. There
wero numerous changes, tho most
important boiug as follows:
Tho section defining citizenship
was amended by striking ont tho
word "whito" and also the oxpliot
reforonce to Portuguoae, and loft
to road as follows:
That all porsons who wore citi
zens of the republic of Hawaii on
August 21, 1893, aro hereby de
clared to bo citizens of the United
Tho requost of one-fifth of tho
mombers of tho territorial Houso
of RoprosentntiveB is mado suffi
cient to demand tho ayes and
noes, tho original roquiromont bo
The provision in record to tho
qualifications of territorial Sona
tors is changed bo a9 to require
that tho Sonator shall bo a malo
citizen, 30 years of ago; that ho
shall havo resided in tbo Hawaii
an Islands not less than throo
years, and that ho "shall bo quali
fied to vote for Sonators."
Tho explicit property qualifica
tion is stricken out. A liko
obango is mado in tho provision
regarding tho mombers of tbo
House, who aro required to bo
qualified by tho changes to voto
oootion'da, allowing ono honso
of the Logislataro to logialuto
aftor tho other has adjourned, was
stricken out, as was also tbo pro
vision roquiring that oaoh bill
should recoivo the written ap
proval of threo membors boforo
boing introduced. Tho provision
authorizing the territorialSupromo
Court to pass upon tho qualifica
tions of members of the Legisla
ture was lott as recommondod by
Tho Governor is roqnired to
send his estimates for appropria
tions to the Legislaturo as tho
whole and not to tho Sonilto nlono,
as originally requirod.
Tho following restriction on tho
issuanco of bonds is lnsertod:
Nor shall any bonds or other
instrument ot any indebtedness
be issued unions made redeemable
in not more than fivo years and
payable in not mora than Eft eon
years from tbo date of ibbuo
Tho provision that no retro
active law shall bo enacted is
In tbo qualifications for votors
for territorial Representatives, Hie
word "uuderstaudincly" in tho
educational qualification is strick-
on out, requiring simply that ihoy
"shall road, writo and spoak tho
Eugliah or Hawaiian language."
No chango is mado in tbo quali
fications for voters for Sanntors.
Tho provision iu regard to tho
registration of Hawaiian vessels
I was ohangod to road as follows:
That all vossols carrying Ha
waiian regiators on tbo 12th of
August, 1898, shall bo ontitled to
bo registered as Amorican vossols,
with tbo benofits and privileges
oootion lUd, in rocard to tbo
crown lands, was changed so as to
oliminato tho olauso confirming
all valid leases now in oxistonco.
Bat Ills Strong Protest Keeps Him Away
from Murderers, Etc.
The Supreme Court Unanimously Sustains Judge
Perry's Action In Both the
"Wnnltlrtofrm Tlannmlinr 9.0
Encouraging roports of tbo condi
tion of affairs in Manila and
Porto Rico roached tho War De
partment today from tho officers
commanding tho troops in thoBO
dopartmonts. The dispatches from
both General Utis at Manila and
Gonoral Honry at San Juan woro
in rosponBO to tolegraphio in
quiries by tho Secretary of War,
based on reports of a disquieting
naturo which havo reached tho
officers here. That from General
Otis was particularly gratifying
to tho Prosidout and Secretary
Algor. It is as follows:
Manila, Dccomber 22. Adju
tant General, Washington: Bo-
liovo city never moro quiet. .Order
prevails. Nativo population great
ly augmented in throo months.
Yolumo of business increasing.
Couduot of troops good. Most
favorably commented on by citi
zens. Disciplino improving. Dis
orders promptly punished, as bus
inoes of courts shows. Nowspa
por articles published in Unitod
Statos, Hongkong and Singaporo
untruo. Military rulo firm as de
manded by circumstances.
Tbo dispatch from Honry is as
San Jnan do Porto Rico, Do
combor 22. Complaints of dis
orderly conduct unknown hero. If
special charges can bo sent inves
tigation and if nocessary punish
inont will follow. Subordinato
command era have been apprised
of your telegram.
REORGANIZED CHURCH OF JESUS
CHRIST. Services In Mllllani Hall, rear
of Opera House, next Sunday as follows:
to a. m. Sunday School ; Sacrament meet
ing at ii a.m.; preaching In Hawaiian
at 6:30 p. m. Preaching In English at
7:30 P- m.; subject, "The Eleventh Hour
Call, or GoJ's Last Invitation to Sinners
Before Christ Comes." All are Invited to
AUractlrn PrKRMm nt Urn
plieum Theator Tonight.
An attractive program will bo
given at tho Orpboum tonight for
tbo bonofit of tho orow of tho ill
fated Colombia. A host of tbo
best local talent will angmont and
strengthen tho stock company.
O. L. Cloment & Co.'s cinoo
graph will bo ono of tho features.
Thoro will bo proper cicatrical
connections and L. M. Wen-vor
will sine "Asloop nt tho Switoh,"
the song being illustrated by tho
The thentor should bo orowdod.
mvu Mxmo roM co.. mw tow.
Hon NoLworttox Visitors.
Among tho passengers from San
Frnnoisco in the Doric this morn
ing woro tho following:
T H Goodman, gonoral pas
senger agent of tho Southern Pa
cific. SA Hutchinson, conornl travel
ing pasBongor ngont of tho Union
O T Sownll of Williams, Di
mond & Co, a cousin of Hon H M
Sewall, who comes bore on a visit.
G 8 Doarborn of Now York
who roprosonts $80,000,000 as
prosidont of tho Loathor trust.
Mr. Doarborn iB nccompaniod by
L II Lapham, vico pf eBidont of tho
To KxICnrt Immigration Uiri.
Washington, Deoember 20.
Sonator Perkins today introduced
a bill oxtonding to tbo Hawaiian
Islands tho immigration laws of
tho Uuitod States. Representa
tive Barham introduced tho same
measure in tho House.
Payna Hill Withdrawn.
The Payno bill published ex
clusively in tho Bulletin recent
ly has boon withdrawn from tho
Houso and Sonato on account of a
technicality that contract labor
laws woro not portinont to a law
making regulations of tho navi
gating bnroau applicablo to tho
Tho Prraltlent'a Departure.
Advices from Washington nre
such as to mako Presidont Dolo's
doparturo to consult with his col
leagues on tho Commission still
indefinite. "Thoro is uncortainty
as to how long tho business will
tako," a momber of tho Cabinot
Bonofit of tho Columbia crow at
tho Orpboum tonight.
George A. Davis, attorney, was
remanded to tho custody of tho
marshal nnd tbo jailor by a un
animous decision of tho Supromo
Court this morning. Tho opinion
is writton by Chiof Justice Judd
and was road by him in open
Immediately on tho reading,
Mr. Davis aroso and protostod
against boing confined for con
tempt in a "convict prison." it
was unnatural and cruel punish
ment for an attorney of that
Court, thoroforo contrary to tho
Constitution of tho United States.
Tho Chief Justico romarkod
that tho Govornmont provided two
places of confinement hero tho
Oahu prison nnd tho polico station.
Mr. Davis said tho mittimuses
did not spocify auy plnco for his
detention. Ho denied tho author
ity of tbo courts to send him to
prison, for tho offenso of con
tempt, among murdcrors, thiovos
and tho like.
Tho Chiof Justico You do not
havo to aasooiato with thorn.
Mr. Davis again denounced his
dotention in a convict prison as
cruol and unlawful, saying, "If I
have to go thoro I will bo tho last
Tho Chief Justico consulted
with hi3 asBociatos, Messrs. Whit
ing nnd Hatch, and thou remark
ed in effect that Mr. Davis was in
tho hands of tbo marshal, who did
not need to put him in a convict's
cell. Ho ordered tho Court ad
journed till 10 o'clock tomorrow.
As tbo bml ilia stopped forward
to romovo Mr. Davis, they woro
checked by Attornoy General
Smith, who looked troublod in
countonanco. Mr. Smith talkod
asido to Mr. Davis, nnd then
walked out with him ns ho loft
under the escort of tbo officers.
Tho law laid down in tho sylla
bus of tho Court's opinion reads
" A Circuit Judge, actinc by au
thority of law in a judicial capaci
ty, has the right to punish for a
contempt of court.
" A lino for contompt of court
hftvinc boen imposed and not paid,
tho offondor may bo imprisoned
until it is paid."
In tho body of tho opinion, tho
Hawaiian law is quoted to show
tho authority for Judgo Perry's
punishing of tho potitionor for
contempt. "Wo havo no statuto,"
tho Court Bays, "authorizing an
appeal in matters of contempt, and
under a writ of habeas corpus wo
can only inquire into tho jurisdic
tion of tho judgo punishing for
As to tho right of tbo judgo to
impose a fine nnd order tbo con
tomnor to bo imprisoned until tbo
fiuo is paid thoro is abundant au
thority," is tho profaco to tho cita
tion of n Dumbor of citations. Tho
practice, it is said, has boen fol
lowed in many Statos of tho
In conclusion tbo Court says:
"It sooms to us also that both
of thoso contompts woro in facie
enriao. Tho obnoxious bill of ex
ceptions was road to tho judge.
11 in aannnii irtntntvirif urnn Inn..,,
ago addressed to tho judgo, and
was far moro sorious in its naturo.
"It is the duty of this court to
seo to it that tho sovoral iudcos
and magistrates of this Republic
aro( protected in tho oxorciso of
thoir judicial duties, aud thoir
valid judgments rospootod.
"Wo hold that tho petitionor is
lawfully hold, and that tho writ
should bo discharged."
Mr. Davis is confined, for tho
remainder of tho term of his son
tenco, in a room on tho ground
floor of tho polico station. It is a
room that hns beon usod by tho
marshal or doputy marshal when
I required to stay ovor night nt tho
station. Tho apartment has boon
mado comfortablo for tbo occu
pancy of Mr. Davis.
MORE CHINAMEN ARRESTED
The situation in tho matter of
tho landing of Chinoso in Hono
lulu, becomes moro nnd moro in
teresting ns well ns gravo, as tho
various steomerB from China ar
rivo in port.
It will bo romemborcd, that,
whon tho P. M. S. S. Chinn was
horo, quitn n number of China-'
men for this port wero rejected,
nftor having been examined by
Joshua K. Urowu and tho Custom
Houso authorities, aud thnt Inter.
a part of thoso men wero tnkon off
tho stonmor on a warrant of arrest
issuod by tho Supromo Court. Tho
sntno thing has happened to tho
Chinoso who camo iu tho Doric.
Tbero wore 93 Chinoso for this
port nnd, out of this number, 23
woro passed. At about 9 o'clock
thero woro two warrants issued
from the Supreme Court on tho
complaint of ono Jen Sao, for tho
arrest, ono of 20 nnd tho other of
23 CbiuoBO. Thoso were shown
to tho purser by Deputy Marshal
Chilliugworth, who was followed
by nino polico officers.
Tho Chinnmou desired woro
cnllul through tho modinm of an
interpreter, nnd thou sent to quar
antine with those who were allow
ed by tho authorities to pass. Tho
summary of tho wholo ranttor is as
ChlnCHo for Honolulu 0.1
Allowoil tolnml 27
Stmt UiroUfrh in Doric 23
IurchaMl Knirllah Vfil,
Two English Bailing vossols
havo been purchased iu Snn Fran
cisco within tho last fnw days.
Tho four-masted ship Falls of
Clyde is now owned by William
Matson nnd otboro, nnd tho Star
of Russia by J. J. Mooro it
Co. Tho latter is now at Port
Townsond loading for Honolulu.
The Falls of Clydo is 9.GG feet
long, -10 feot broad and 23 fcot 5
inches deep. Sho will go into tbo
Hilo trado undor tno samo flag 03
tho barks Roderick Dhu nnd Snn
tiaco. Tbo Star of Russia was built by
Harland & Wolff of Bolfaat, and
is muz tons net bnrdon. ono is
275.5 feot long, 40.2 foot broad
aud 24.2 feet (loop. Sho will bo
kept in tho trade betwoen San
Franoisco, Australia nnd Hawaii.
Tho Yokohama Specio Bank has
tno bulletin a tunnKs tor uowa
favors by tho Dorio.
Ton Rod Cross Corps mon in
ohnrgo of Hospital Stoward J. G.
MoWilliams, arrived in tho City
of Peking this morning.
Washington, December 17.
Tho Proeulnnt will submit tho
peaco tronty to tho Sonato during
tho prosent session, that much has
been dofinitoly determined upon.
Highest Honors World's Falnj ,
Odd Medal, Midwinter Fair.
A Pure Orape Cream of Tartar Powder.
40 YEARS 17 STANDARD!
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