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MONDAY APRIL 10, 1009
The House investigation will have , tljn a"J llint no ""mbcr of tlio
been well worth while if it accora-, House should escape criticism for or
plishes no other result for the fu-' Serins done Hint which, when per
ture than to guarantee that the formed with the sanction of n coin
translation work of the Legislature , I"tc'. subjects the membeis of the
shall be done by competent men. committee to criticism. .
.- , I MUl lei 118 Ho iuum,s mui ji
, , .. , ,,, , A1 . .'graft has been discovered nna that
That appropriation bill Is the first Ue twmma t ,,, nfth Uouie ot
ming to commnnu nueuiiun uu 11
It is flnlsheil.
I'crhnps Honolulu may Rend a Mnr-
ntlion hero to the mainland and show
them a few paces.
MR. WHITNEY ON GRAFT TALK.
"The mnn who goes after business "" "" """
with .a onc-tlmo advertising com- Deputy Attorney uencrai wmino
lalRii, llko n man who takes a hunt-I asked a rather foolish question during
lug trip with one cartridge, can't ex- the sessions or tlio nouBe gran com-
Kepiesentuiives b.io gained Infor
mation on tho best methods of pro
cedure when denting with the trnns
crlpt of proceedings and tho transla
tion of bills.
fact less than those usually charged
for like service.
Clerks. In the matter of the hire
of clerks for committees jour com
mittee finds that no needless or un
employed clerks have been kept on
way suggest that members of this
House havo been guilty ot nccipllng
or offering any monetary or tnatc
rlnl Inducement for the purposo ot
Influencing the voto on any measure
Introduced. More particularly havo
pect to get much game.'
More soldiery for tho fortifications
of this port Is another . proof that
nilttec. As Mr. Whitney apparently
did not so consider It, he Is entitled to
Tho query was after the following
order: Is It not true that the news-
nonoiuni i uounu to grow. mo ,,alWrs during the close of every sua
population that follows In tho wake k,0I1 of ,,. .miniature get a hunch
or the Army and Navy forces to bo iat lero , Kr:l,t nnd trJ. to wako
established hero will make a good- ! ,mlPi, (,r It?
ft sized town of itself.
Mr. Whitney presumably based his
question on what be u-called of iol
Tho answer to that question so far
as the Bulletin Is concerned, Is
that this newspaper has published ac
counts of alleged graft as frequently
., statements charging graft havu been
mado by members of the Legislature.
If It be true that the legislators boglu
to talk graft tho latter part of every
There Is much more sense In the 3esslon tho Deputy Attorney General
The problem of the situation In
Turkey Is whether tho Sultan Is be
hind the whole revolt, nnd thus
strives to proo that constitutional
government Is n failure. This has
been tho gamo of reactionaries on
moro than one occasion.
bill to assess the expense ot the Ho
nolulu newer system against tho
proporty-lioldcr8 than there Is to the
proposal to forco tho property-holders
to connect with tho sewer and
then attempt to charge them a prof
it on the upkeep.
THE GRAFT COMMITTEE REPORT.
the payrolls by any committed of your committee Investigated cc, tain
this House, nnd that bucIi clerks
have been employed only when need
ed, at rates of compensation not ex
orbitant and that In many Instances
such clerks have been underpaid la
ther than overpaid for the work act
Translators. This commltteo
finds that the translators employed
by the Houso lime In most Instnnt-cM
rumors concerning the giving and
taking of bribes in connection vlth
the so-called Liquor 1)111, and llu-ls
that such rumors aro entirely with
out foundation. And your commit
tec unqualifiedly nsscrts that no
member of this House has been guil
ty of offorlng or accepting an per
sonal gain or promlso thereof for
nny vote, support or action whnt-
been entirely cnmiictent for the work soever, directly or Indirectly
for which they were employed. The Stenographer. Your commltteo
two or three chi.es where such trans- 1'as had under consideration the mal
lators have proved Incompetent havo er of tho stenogrnphor of tho Houso,
been rectified by the Commltteo on and fully sustains, the Houso In its
Printing ns toon as discovered, with action In rejecting the claim of such
the single exception of Mr. Kaleo, 'stenographer for additional compen
whom wo recommend ho dismissed nation for transcribing tho Minutes,
on the ground of Incompetency. The '" "ls connection, your committee
committee bcllcveu thnt In order to "nds this action of tho Houso to havo
securo the best service, tho work of been tho motive of tho rharges made
Briefly put, the report of the Houso
committee of Investigation places tho
blame of the graft talk on Represen
tative Long and criticises the com
mltteo In chnrgo of tho translation fcrenco returned by members of tho
of bills for nllowlng tho employment I Houso and tho mess was created which
of Incompetent translators at tho In- tho Deputy Attorney General sought to
The first man to utter tho word
graft In tho present session of tho
Legislature was none other than tho
Honorable Speaker ot tho Houso of
RepresentatUes. This uttcranco was
deliberate, spoken with caro and not
In the heat of a debate on the floor of
This remark of tho principal officer
of tho House nnturally turned looso
members whom bo attacked by Infer
enco for association with a resolution
deemed by him Improper.
Then the 'compliment" was by In
stance of members of the House.
It finds no graft or bribery. It
does not find that any member has
been securing any money or emolu
ment from the translation ot bills
turned over to particular friends or
This committee report lays tho
burden of criticism on tho shoulders
of the Representatives who resented
decorate wun n lime passing per
blflage regarding tho ncwspapeis, quite.
uncalled for ami not In keeping with
nny of the facts in tlio present case,
translation thnuld bo given only to
persons known to bo competent and
should not be given ns a matter ot
favor to persons not competent In
tho belief or hopo that they will se
curo competent assistants. The com
mltteo likewise recommends thnt the
Printing Committee bo left free to
by tho Ilooorablo Member Mr. Long,
nnd that the said member relied on
the unccrlflcd statements of the ste
nographer and others In legard to
tho conduct of tho members ot this
Your commltteo thereforo 'reports
thnt tho charges made against mem-
PISTOLS BEFORE COFFEE
GUEST LEAVES IN HURRY
, Pnaluhl, nn aged Hawaiian, caus
ed a sensation out Mnnoa way yes
terday morning. It uppcars that the
old man had imbibed quite a lot of
liquor before silting down to the
matutlnnl meal, and, becoming an
noyed nt tho way tho pato-do-fols-grns
was served, reprimanded tho
chef. Tho latter, a wahtnc, part
Portuguese, part-Hawaiian, resented
tho way her inastcrplcco was allud
ed to, nnd tho two erstwhi'o friends
Indulged In a scrap.
Tho woman asserts that Pnaluhl
ordered her to leave tho pi cruises
without the foimullty of packing her
trunk. She ptoeooded to "get," but
not quick enough for P.ialuhl, who
Is alleged to have produced a gun
with which to accelerate her depart
ure Paaluhl claims hC only Hied In
tho air as a slute, ttnd to lend eclat
to the guest's Hitting. Tho pollco
then took n hand, and the gun-man
was (onvcyed to tho station. Tills
morning tho womnu declined to
prosecute, nnd Paaluhl was allowed
to depart la pcaco till tho next time.
A few weeks ngo tlte same woman
called on Judgo Andrado about mid
night nnd relntcd a tcrrlblo talo of
woe. Her face was black and blue,
nnd sho claimed that Paaluhl had
beaten her. Numerous complaints
havo been mado to the pollco about
tho couple In tho past.
dlstrlbuto tho work of translation hers of this Housejjwero nnd nro un-
nu it ,.oina host nn, I dint iieb founded, thnt tluw were mado on
,. ,. . ,.,--1-., . .,, ' mnrn riimnt- nnd wlthmit nllv
comnilliCG uo uui suujtrcieu uj iiirw
tlons from members of the Houso ns
to whom pills shall bo given for
Ilrlbery, Your commutes ha&
given its most enrcful and particular
attention to charges: which In any
(Continued from Face 1)
given to Mr. Kaleo, a regular trans
lator for the House, who afterwards
tho original Imputation of tho Speak-' was paid In full for the transaction
cr that grafting tactics were Involv-! which had already been mado by tho
cd In the resolution Introduced
Itcprescntatlvo Affonso In connection
' with tho stenographer's notes of tho
As tho testimony has developed, It
appears to this paper that not all
tho reckless talk should bo saddled
on tho luckless members who failed
to gain the Speaker's consent to the
Introduction ot a resolution. The
Speaker was either reckless or did
not gauge his words with sufficient
caro when ho placed tho stain of sug
gested graft against a resolve beforo
It was fairly before the House.
member. The committee docs not
pass on tho correctness of. Mr. Ka
lco's claim for compensation, but
finds as a matter of fact that tl'e
bill and translation were given to
Mr. Kaleo without tho knowledge ot
Representative Kalelopu and that
Ilopre3entativo did not know of tho
claim entered by Mr, Kaleo for ptS
inent for such translation, nor that
ho had been paid therefor. Your
committee, therefore, fully exoner
ates Mr, Kalelopu of any blame In
This committee further finds that
there has been no lnstanco In which
As to tho translations, It Is almost
impossible to understand how tho j any member ot this House has re
investigating commltteo can come toicelved any compensation whatsoever
5' )' some of Its conclusions. The evl- other than that allowed by law as
'j dence Is qulto satisfactory for tho or- payment to members, and more par-
dlnary observer that incompetent! tlcularly this committee finds that
translators have been employed at no member ims received any conipm
tho Instance of members Investigate isatlon whatsoever for translating
cd. To criticise the committee hav- from Kngllsh Into Hawaiian any bill
ng tho matter In chnrgo nnd exon- or other paper during this session
erato tho member who ordered the, Extravagance. This committee
work dono by nn Incompetent Is ra- has fully examined Into tho charges
ther unexpected, and Is hardly fair- of extravagance made against thl)
play for the Printing Committee, It House during tho present session
makes tho Investigating committee and flnds them likewise to be un
rldlculous. I founded. Not only has tho Houso
The committee ot Investigation is conducted moro business thnn any
absolutely sound in Its rcconimendn-' previous House of Representatives
tlon thnt tho translating business of since this Territory was organized,
the House should bo done by conipe- but has dono It with more cxpcdN
tent men. Why tho commltteo takes tlon and less expense to the United
occasion to rap certain Rcprcsenta- States, and tho Territory, than nny
tlvcs and avoids others Is probably previous session. In tho particular
best understood by thoso Intlmntely matter brought to ptibllo attention
acquainted with tho undercurrents by tho press, Hint of tho hlro of au
of personal influence that control tho tomoblles for tho convoynucc of
affairs of the Houso, I members and committees In tho cin-
Th9 'report would bo nbsolulely duct of their business, tho commit
Just If It stated that thoro were no tee finds that not only wero tho rates
grounds for the Speaker's tmputa- charged not exorbitant, but were u
Anapunl St. Cattago of two bed'
rooms, completely furnished, ,poS'
session May 1, 1909 $46,00
Lanlhull Drive. Furnished cottago
of three bedrooms for ront for four
months from May 1st $40.00
Furnished Cottngo ot two bedrooms
for rent for one year from May Jst
. . i . . . $30,00
TWO bedroom cottage, unfurnished
TWO bedroom cottago, unfurnished.
Cottage Walk. Unfurnished cot
mere rumor nnd without, any pre
vious Investigation on tho part ot
the member making tho samo. The
charges havo been provocatlvo only
of distrust In this House and ot mis-
Information concerning tho honesty,
ability and Integrity of this branch
of tho Legislature. Tho evil accom
plished by these in:iimed charges
this Houso Is in largp measure pow
erless to undo, 'iar commltteo rec
ommends that in addition to spread
ing this lenort In full upon tho
Journal of this llousc, tho Clerk be
dhected to transmit a certified copy
hereof to the Governor of tho Terri
tory, tho Federal Disbursing Ofllcer,
tho Treasurer of tho Territory and
tho Secretary of the Interior.
ROI1KRT W, SHINGLE,
.1. H. CONEY,
IIKNRY L. KAWEWEIH,
Dated. Honolulu, April 19, 1909.
r ' i i '
ASHLEY HOUSE BIDS
Bids wero opened today at noon In
tho office of II. L. Kerr for tho con
struction of W. G, Ashley's houso nt
Kalmukl. Tho prices follow nnd nro
notablo for the showing thnt tho dif
ference between the highest and
lowest bidders Is over a thousand
dollars, or moro thnn 42 per cent.:
River Mill Co., MkW, City Mill
Co., SZSnn; Sam Kaaumana, $3200;
H. Do Fries, 3G39.
Heart disease caused tho death ot
Miss Alllo M. Felker, principal of tho
Kaahumnnu School, And one ot the
best known nnd most highly respected
school teachcis of Honolulu, Satur
day. Death camo shortly after
o'clock Saturday afternoon nt Miss Fel
kcr's homo In Mnnoa.
Miss Felker, who was 50 years bid.
camo hero ten years ago fiom Califor
nia in Hearth of health. During tho
plaguo epidemic slio offered her ser
vices to the medical authorities and
did valuable work among tho stilckcn
lu tho capacity ofnursc.
Tho Kalulanl School was tho scene
of Miss Felker'sflrst pedagogic labors
In tho islands, sho not taking chnrgo
of Kaahumanu School until 1901, Be
foro coming to Honolulu, Miss Felker
had firmly established her reputation
ns an educator and was well known as
a lecturer nnd teacher on pedagogy.
Memorial services will bo hold 'to
morrow afternoon nt 3 o'clock at Ceil
tral Union Church..
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