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OF ORGANIC ACT CHANGES
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HE THINKS PEOPLE
HAVE KNOWN ALL
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Land Matter Discussed
IS DQNE'WAS EXPECTED
Acting Governor Reviews Changes
That Are Contemplate, oy
Bill Before Congress
"I nin unablo to account for the rea
ron of the opposition expressed against
the worfc thottho Oovernor Is doing for
Hawaii In Washington,," Bald Acting
Governor Mott-Smlth In nn Intorvlow
".Moreover It docsnot appear quite clear
whether the opiiosltlon Is dlrocte
i, gal list tho particular amendments
which nro propoiscd to -the land laws
of the Territory, or, on general prin
ciples, against amendments of any
naturo to the Organic Act. In cither
caso where aro wo at? It seems to
mo that If wo nro continually uncer
tain In Hawaii ns to what we do wan;
wo will not stand In avery good light
"Tho Governor announced very iIIb
tlnrtly what ho proposed doing. H
announced his policy In public
i-peecfhes and was applauded; ho an
nounced what1 he considered to bo, tho
vIovvb of the people ofHhe Territory In
regard to needed changes In tho land
laws and every English paper, in. tho
Territory kokuaed him; tho platform
of each one of tho three political par
lies In tho last election called .for a
ihango in tho Organic Act In relation
lo tho land laws, speeches wcro mado
on tho subject on a hundred, plat
forms, editorials were printed .by tho
score and there was, practically a unan
imous sentiment for a roviston and
rlmplincatlon of tho land laws, tho only
dttfering being about tho manner In
which tho ichanges should be made
There was no question raised then by
anybody concerning tho Inviolability
of tho Organic Aqt. Neither has thcro
leui any question or It In a dozen
matters that havo been agitated from
tlmo to time in Hawaii.
Tho Oovernor appointed a Land Ad
vlsory Board and this board traveled
over the Islands. Nono of the evl -
denco concerning the working of tho
present land laws pointed toa sue- cut C01irts. who slinll hold their re
cesBful working of tho law In Its pres- Wctlvo ofllccs for the term of four
ent shape; none of the onos who np-'joarB nml ,..., th , successors nm
peared before the public hearings of f appointed and qualified, unless sooner
the board advised lotting tho law removd by tho President.
alone. Tho Oovernor went over tho "Tho .second sentence of Sec 80 of
lBlands with Secretary Oarnold and the Organic Act relating to tho man-
tho Secretary met and talked with tho,ncr of appointment mm! removal of
people; Uio Oovernor discussed. on tho Territorial officers Is to bo rhanged so
ground tho questions of lands,1 settle-l)ls ,0 ren,i as follows:
ments and Americanization of the Is- " "ue (tho Governor) may rc-
lands with Commissioner .Nowoll, an novo from offlce any of such om.
expert In tho matter; (hero and at.cerg,"
Washington .he has , discussed the .-,, cnan(fe g one fh bc(m
amendments proposed with Delegate.' u,scusse(I through ft , ,0(, d
Kuhlo who represents the people of, deI d '
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ivouucuil lliu mam ivaiuicB ui mu ijiu-
pCsed amendments Has he or anyone
Use ?uy reason to know that he Is
not doing Just what tho people or this
Territory 'have expressed thomsclyes
eo frequcntljvns In favor of?
"What aro the, amendments to tho
land laws! One clauso Incorporate
all tho forfeiture clauses of the old
law, slmpllf)Ing the matter and mak
ing It bo that any. can can read the law
hnd know whether pr not. bo ls fulfill
ing tho. conditions As tho law read
l.eforo thero were repetitions, seem
ing contradictions,, and plenty of
chances for disputes between the
Commissioner nd the settler. ..Now
tint trouble will be eliminated. An
othor amendment proposed gives, tho
Portuguese on Punchbowl and other
who havojslrollarly occupied and Im
proved leased lands a preference right
to1 thelr-homes when the lots arcput
on the market. Hob not that been
advocated .by -everyone? 'Another
amendment 'innkeavthe Governor the
arbitrator 'In disputes 'that may arise
Letween -the settlor and the 'Commis
sioner Instead of the courts, That does
away with litigation and Is In favor of
theypoor man, whtlo It also brings In
to tho.lnw tho spirit of the American
land laws, which make the department
Hie arbitrator. Settlement associa
tions arcdono away with; -lands -may
lo sold cither at auction or by draw
ing; homesteadlng Is safeguarded.
Theso-aro some, of the changes pro
posed. Other changes may be seen by
reading 'the rtoxt of the 'proposed
amendments the whole of which has
been published In tho papers. Can
tho opposition to.tlio Governor's courso
bo lo any ono of them?
Tho pcoplo of this. Territory asked
for an' amendment to the Coastwise
Shipping lawB and tho President has
recommended tho legislation, i"hen
there came opposition from Hawaii;
tho pcoplo hcroiadocalcd an amend
ment to tho Immigration laws, tho
President 'recommended that and now
Hawaii Is uncertain In advocating any
exceptions being mndo In our favor. ;
ilia iMahuka and Irwin site troublo
a cose nnd now there Is opposition de
veloping to what Is being dono for us
Ly the Qovornor, the President, our
friends in tho Cabinet and our friends
in Congress. In what kind of u light
will wo stand In Washington if this
"Tharo need bo no fear that reopen
ing the matter of tlic Organic Act will
allow any Congressman to slip In some
harmful clause Hanall has now too
many friends 'In Congress to allow1
harmfulteglBlatlon to pass without
question. Interest In Hawaii Is now
growing outside of our own efforts
and our, progress Is lo bo helped, not
retarded by Washington, unless wo
hero provo burscUeB through Instabil
ity In our views nnd wishes such that
Congress 'will cither 'refuso to tllscust
Hawaiian affairs with our own repre.
rentatlvcs and legislate for us with
out consulting our wisheB."
"I have ihoro -framed tho nmchd
ments proposed by Oovernor Frenr
from ;tlio drnfta he has sent mo. In
practically the phraseology, I think,
Ihnt they have boon offered by' him,"
said ActlngiOovcrnor Mott-Smlth. "It
will bo seen from these that there Is
nothing touched on that has not been
widely- discussed and, so for as such
things can be, pretty generally agreed
on. The first ono Is to Increase the
pay of tho legislators. That certainly
has beon much talked of. It is section
2u of tho Organic Act, and as amend'
ed ns proposed .will read as follow s.
"'Sec. 28. That tho members of
the Legislature shall receive for their
services, la addition to mllcago at the
rate of ten cents a mile each way, tho
sum of six hundred 'dollars for each
regular session, pa) able In three equal
Instalments on and after the first, thir
tieth and fiftieth das or the soasliui.
provided they shall reecho no com
pensation 'for any extru bpssIoii under
tho provisions of section fifty-four of
"Tho matter of increasing tho sal
aries of certain Territorial officials
paid out of the United States treas
ury has also been widely discussed
end there hnve been few dissenting
voices. The amendment covering thin
subject Is an amendment to Section 80
of tho Organic Act so that It will read
" 'Sec. 80. That tho prdsldent shall
pomlnato and, by and 'with tho advico
and consent of tho Scnato, appoint the
chiof i,lg,D0 ,, inmippK , ,i, n...
rome court, tho u.1cph nr th rir.
ls ,lle Proped amendment to section
8i an unheard-of ,matter. It is ns
" 'Nor shall nny Judge sit In any
"so wl,lc1' lle may have been of
, : "" "" wi" " "
clslon or Judgment rendered by him,
nnd the Legislature of the Territory
may odd other causes ofdlsquallflca
Hon to those, herein enumerated.
" 'Section 91of tho Organic Act Is
to be further amended by adding
thereto the following:
'"' And any such public property
taken for tho uses und purposes of
the United States by direction of the
President or of , tho Oovernor of Ha
waii may bo restored to Its previous
status by direction of the President;
and the title given such public prop
er!) In the possession and uso of the
Territory for the purposes of schools,
cemeteries, parks, roads, wharves, wa
ter works, sewer ..works, .electric
works, public buildings, or other pub
uc purposes, or required for any such
purposes, ,may ,be transferred to tho
Territory by direction of the "Pres,- p, ,rt.bW.". ta Sd u'nels
lent, nd any such property may , ,,, , ,
.... hrnn8nry,tty' l' ettr" Uom o dattfof tho issue
county, or other,polltlcarsubdlvUloulthereof . ,.
iiieirui uy uireciioa ui luc uovornori
of the'Turrltory, when thereunto au
thorized by the Legislature."
" 'Section 92 of the Organic Act Is
to be amended so as to read as fol
'"'Th. following nftW,, .hnll r'"4 .W! J" "J OW-iUled
celve the following salaries, to bo
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paid by the United States: The, gov
ernor, ten thousand dollars; the sec
letary of the Territory, five thou-,
sand dollars; tho chief Justice of tha
supreme court of tho Territory, seven I
thousand five hundred dollais; the
A8Belto Justices of tho supreme
court, Seven thousand'doltarH each;
the Judges of the circuit, courts, foul'
thousand dollars each; the Unit
States dlstilct J mice, seven thousa
dollars; the United States maisbal,
threo thousand dollars;' tho United
StiitcB 'district attorney, three- lliou.
sand iftillars. And thc'Roveriiorsliitil
receive nnnunlly. In addition td hN
salary, 'the sum of one thousand dol-l
lars for stationery, postage, ami Inci
dentals; also his traveling expenses'
whllo absent from the capital ou offi
cial business, nnd the sum of two
thousand dollars annually for his pri
The following section is to bq
added to section 100 of Bald Act:
' 'All records rotating to nuturnll-
zatlon, all declarations! of Intention
lo became citizens of tho United
States, and all certificates of natur
alization filed, recorded, or Issued
prior to Juno 20th, 1000, In or front
nny circuit court of tho Territory!
of Hawaii shall for all purposes bo
deemed to ho c:, if have been made,
filed, recorded or Issued by n court
with Jurisdiction to naturalize aliens
but shall not be by this Act further
validated or legalized.
" "Section 7!) of tho Organic Act
providing for a high sheriff and dep
uties and defining their duties Is to
be repealed.' "
Regarding the amendment limiting
tho nmouiit of indebtedness that tho
Territories or counties may contract.
Treasurer Campbell says: "Maul
county wanted to Issue bonds for pub
lic Impiovemcnts. The nuthorlty of
the Legislature was secured and all
other authority required, and then
tho Supreme Court said tho bondt
"could not be Issued under the Organic
Act bccaiiho tho county did not havo
the power of taxation. This amend
ment removes that dllllculty and
makes possible n county bond Issue
whether the county has the taxing
power or not, so long as the fcqulro-
ments of tho Legislature aro com
piled with. J
"Another thing, under tho Oignnlc
Act ns It stands, bonds can only bo
pnjnhlo in fifteen jcnis. ThlslmaUcs
u short-term bond not easily floated.
The amendmont simply provides that
bonds cannot be Issued fur a longer
time than thirty enrs. This will
enable tho Issuance of a form of
bond that has become very popular
In the Hast. This Is called the one
twenty bond, or the one-thirty bond.
That ls. If It Is a 20-yar bond, one
twentieth of each bonifls payable ev
ery )car. This does away with tho
necessity of a sinking fund. If It Is
a 30-) car bond, one-thirtieth of each
bond Is m ado payable each year. Wu
won't havo to Issue bonds of this
kind under this amendment, but wo
can It wo want to.
"Still another thing to bo 'secured
by the amendment Is to give tho Ter
ritory the power to refund 1b bonded
Indebtedness at a lower rate of Inter
est, The Organic Ac( as It now
stands gives the Territory the right
to refund 'existing' Indebtedness.
That has been construed by soma
law) era to mean Indebtedness exist
liigtat tho time of the organization
of the Territory. We hnve refunded
some of that Indebtedness already.
Hut there Is no more that we can 10
fund. 'There Is, however, a consid
erable nmount of four and a hnlf per
cent, bonds that can bo refunded at
u lower rate of Interest this )ear If
this amendment Is adopted, and wo
can save ten thousand dollars In In
terest a 'year. Tho section lis nx
amended In this particular aa pro
posed will read as follows:
" 'Hut the total of such Indebted
ness inclined In any one year by tho
Territory or any such, subdivision
shall not exceed one per centum of
the value' of the property In the Ter
ritory or subdivision respectively ns
shown by the then Inst general assess
ment for taxation, whether such m
scasnient Is made b)' the Territory or
tho subdivision, and tho total In
debtedness of the Territory and of
nny such subdivision shall not at any
tlmo bo extended licjond seven per
centum and threo'per centum respect
ively of -such assessed! Values, but
nothing In this ,Act shall prevent the
icfundlng of any Indebtedness at any
time; nor shall any such loan bo
mado upon tho caedlt of tho public
domain or any part thereof, nor Bhall
fltklT llltul m fillina I nni . . A nk.w
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