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Legislators Salary Question
(Continued from Pagr 1.)
thortty of law (o pxnenri the money Mr. Mann. Under lint nrnvlMon
In the Hawaiian Nlamla the Commit' tines the Rentleninn say thnt It nt'caino"1
leu in Appropriations tins lint Juris-1 the linhlt of the legislature tint In
diction to make the appropriations? iinalie approprlatlnns, so that they
Mr, Tawney. Thu estlnmto for ilo- roulil be callcil In extra session for tho,
Iiik that would ko to tho Committee' purpose nf Keltlng $20(1 extrn pay?,
on Agriculture nml not the Commit' I Mr. Hamilton. Yci; that Is sd
tee on Appropriations
Mr. Mann. Tlio Appropriation Com
nilttee has not any Jurisdiction over
the suliject. It may have lieen sent
there, hut it lias no Jurisdiction.
.Mr. flood. Is It fair?
Mr. Mann. It Is prohalily true that
the estimate was sent there.
Mr. Oooil. The Speaker referred 't
to the rominlltee.
Mr. Hamilton. If the gentleman will
permit. I will proceed with the next
Btcllon. In the meantime I wall say
to the gentleman that I Imp sent for
the comptroller's decision. It was n
lout; decision, nud It was Impossible
to epitomize It more accurately than I
Section 2 of the bill provides.
Sec. 2. That section 2C of said
net Is hereby nmendeil to read as
"Sec. 215. That the members of
the legislature shall receive for
their services. In addition to mile
age at the rate of 10 cents a mile
each way, the sum of $800 for
each regular session, payable In
three equal Installments on and
after the, first, thirtieth, and
fiftieth days of the session, and
the sum of $200 for each special
session; Provided, that they shall
receive no compensation for any
extra session held under the pro
visions of section 4 of this act."
Mr. Mann. How much docs that In
crease the pay of tho legislators?
Mr. Hamilton They receho now
Mr. Mann. Is not that a pretty good
Mr. Hamilton. We do not allow them
nny pay for an extra session.
Mr. Mann. If jou do not allow them
nny pay for nn extra session and they
call It an extra session, no ono will
Mr. Hamilton. There was a provis
ion In the. organic act that where tho
appropriations were not made at the
regular session nn extrn session should
be railed, and the habit grew up not
to makii tho appropriation for an ex
tra session, but to call an extra ses
sion so as to get the pay. Wo cut that
ut. We cut out pay for an extra
session for which they used to get
$20(1, ,uiakln J GOO.
Mr. Mutlli, A legislature that Is
called In, extrn session for the purpose
of getting $200 extrn pay, tlio. lets oft
en tlioy meet to enact laws tho better.
I do not see tho object In Increasing
Mr. Hamilton. We hnve provided
against that by saying that they shall
receive no compensation for any extra
(Session held under tho provisions of
section Dl of this act.
Mr. Maim. What aro the provisions
of section 54 of the act in reference
to calling extra sessions?
. , Mr. Hamilton. I will read It. It Is
on pago 259,
Sec, 54, That in caso of failure
of tho legislature to pass appro
priation bills providing for pay
ments of tho necessary current
expenses of canning on tho gov
ernment and meeting Its legal oh
IlKatlonc.as tho Bame aro provided
for by the then existing laws, tho
governor shall, upon tho adjourn
ment of tho legislature, call It In
extra session for tho considera
tion of appropriation bills, and
until tho legislature hnvo acted
tho treasurer may, with the ad
vice of the governor, make such
payments, for which purpose tho
sums appropriated In the last ap
propriation bills shall bo deemed
to have been renpproprlated. And
all legislative and other appropri
ations made prior to the date
when this act shall tako effect
shall bo available to tho govern
ment of tho Territory of Hawaii,
Big Bargains in Leather Goods
The Entire Stock will be Closed Out at Sacrifice Prices
Hawaiian News Co., Ltd., mis
L. 'rAll'ilfliiiililil Ini . . .AHtbjJJtyt,it Hl-it'' ifltotltt,iattl-nrefllii i lkitk.uJ.dLttitiiiiJ4L Midi
stated In the hearings, I will read:
During the first five years of the .
terrltoilal government the legisla
ture always failed to pass tho nec
essary appmprlatlona at tho reg-,
ulnr session, so as to obtain tho
salary for the extra session,
which Immediately followed, and
which, of course, wns very sfiort.
Hut when Congress began to a
proprlate toward tho legislative
expenses, and with a proviso that
there should bo no pay for an ex
tra session, all the appropriations
wero made In tho regular session.
TJils amendment Incorporates that
proviso In permanent form, It
nbollshcs the pay for an extra ses
sion entirely nnd Increases tho
pay for a regnlur session. Tho
present pay Is $100. The session
Is sixty days In length, nnd may '
bo extended thirty days more by
Practically tho only question Is
whether the salary Is too high.
Mr. Mann, How long docs the ses
Mr. Hamilton. Sixty days.
Mr, Mann. And ninety days at the
Mr. Hamilton. Yes.
Mr. Mann. Docs the gentleman
think that wo arc paying pretty high
for legislation on that basis? Is there;
nny other place nn this continent
where they receive as much pay?
Mr. Hamilton. I have a statement
hero as to salaries In tho different
Mr, Mann. Is this money paid out
of the Treasury of the United -States
or out of the treasury of the Territory
of Hawaii? ,
Mr. Hamilton. Out of the treasury
Mr. Mann. I know thnt we all
think we can bo extremely liberal
when we pay the money out of sumo
body else's pocket. I
Mr. Hamilton, They themselves i
agreed to $1000, but It was cut down!
In the Sennlo to $1100 and tho House
mado It $800, j
Mr, Mann. What Is thotpay to leg
islators In tho Stato of Michigan?
Mr, Hamilton, Eight hundred (lop
lars per term and $5 a day extra,
Mr. Mann. And 'they rsiialn In ses
sion probably five or six months?
Mr. Hamilton. Yes.
Mr. Mann. Now, tho gentleman
proposes to pay $800 out of the treas
ury of tho Territory of Hawaii fora
possible ninety days' time, .and tho
session would probably not reach over
Blxty days' time. Is not that becom
ing rather liberal; aro wo not Increas
ing the expense of all these territorial
governments nil along tho line Ha
waii, I'orto Itlco, and the Philippine
Islands, The gentleman does not have
to deal with tho Philippine Islands,
but there ore gentlemen on tho door
Mr. Hamilton. I want to say thnt
the pay of legislators In tho different
States vnrlcs fr6ni $300 In Connecti
cut to $550 in lown, $750 In Massa
chusetts, $1200 In Ohio, and $1500 In
Pennsylvania and Now York.
Mr. Mnnn. Well, Now York and
Pennsylvania can stand tho odium,
Mr. Ilutler. I want to say" that
Pennsylvania does not have to stand
any more odium than Illinois, J from
which Stato tho west winds are bring
ing us strong odors. (Laughter.)
The Chairman. The time of tho
gentleman from Michigan has ex
pired. Mr. Hamilton. Mr. Chairman. I ask
unanimous consent that I may be per
mitted to continue.
Mr. Mann. I ask unanimous consent
thnt the gentleman may continue until.
ho concludcu his remarks. I
The Chairman. Is there objection
to tho request of the gentleman from I
Purses, Chatelaine Bagsv Shopping Bags,
Card Cases, Wallets, etc.
All of Fine Leather and Beautifully Made
Don't Miss This Sale
There was no objection.
Mr. UuiiMimi. Will tho Beiitlcmnu
Mr, Hamlltnn, Certainly.
Mr. (louMen. Is there- any comnen
satlrm to these-legislators ofljf thifii
nvlilcd ror-liiUhe.MlP? in
Mr. Hamilton.-No; nothing but mile
Mrv Ooulden. What Is that ,niJo
OKO'V, i , l,C "J
MrHrnllton. Ten cenls'aSnlli'.-1t
me tell the gentleman nbnut tho situ
ation, .in Hawaii. Yon understand
there nfb eight Islands. Hawaii Is tho
largest Island in tho group, Tho city
of Honolulu Is situated on the Island
of Oahu, nnd tho legislators romo
from the various parts of tho various
islands, and they have to come by
ship. Tho expenses nre very heavy
there. The cost of living in Hawaii
Is surprisingly high. To a man who
comes from the mainland the cost of
living is surprisingly high,. Of cnurso
the tropical products giown on tho
Islands are reasonably cheap, but the,
stnples have to come from tho main-
land, nnd the cost of living Is higher
a great deal than in thu United states,
I want to call attention to tho ques-
tlon of taxation out there and I read
from the Governor's report, on page
IT, Ho says:
The taxes were ns follows:
General property tax: One per
cent of full value of real nnd per
sonal property In excess of $300,
except property specifically taxed.
Specific property taxes: Car
riages, carts, etc., $2 or $5; auto
mobiles, $20; bicycles, $1; dogs,
$1. Porsonal taxes: Poll, $1;
school, $2; road, $2. Income tax:
Two per font of amount In ex- .
cess of $1000. Inheritance taxes.
Two per cent of direct Inherltnnco
In excess of $1000, and 5 per rent
'of collateral Inheritances In ex
cess of $500. Insurance tax: Two
per cent nf grosit premiums, less
claims paid, return premiums, re
insurance in authorized companies,
and (In case of life Insurnnco
companies) expenses. There will
be some changes In these during
the present year, etc.
The taxes In Hawaii are extremely
high. Tho cost of living is very high
and It was found In practice that leg
islatnrs coming there running short
of funds had a tendency to negotiate
loans, and it is so stated In- the hear
ings; and this necessity nf negotiating
loans operated rather unfavorably In
tho matter of legislation,
Mr. Ooulden. Mr, .Chairman, this
10 cents a mile allowed each member
Is for both ways, or one way?
Mr. Hamilton. Doth wajs, as I re
Mr. Ooulden. It Is not sufficient.
for the evidence given before tho com-
mltteo of which I 'am a member show
ed that the average per mllo was
about 15 cents, nnd wo have tried to
remedy that in this committee, putting
them under the law governing trnns
portatlon of passengers In continental
Mr. Hamilton. I realize that $80C
seems a pretty good salary for a leg
Islator, but the conditions In Hawaii
Mr. Houston. It Is 10 cents a mllo
Mr. Hnmllton. Tho gentleman from
Tennessee Is correct.
Mr. Ooulden. The evidence In thr
matter alluded to, however, shower'
that It costs about 15 cent a mlfr
each way. The Delegate. from Hnwall
Is present and could, confirm whethet
that Is correct or not.,
Mr. Kalanlanole. It costs one morr
to travel by those steamers than the
mileage allowed, ,
v Mr, Ooulden, That does not Includi
your stateroom, If you arc obliged to
sleep nn the steamor?
Mr. Kalanlanaole. Oh, yes, ,
Mr. Mann. I think the gentleman
Is mistaken about tho steamer charge
in the Islands,
Mr. Ooulden. The ovldenco given
before tho Committee on Merchant
Marine nnd Fisheries show what 1
have Btated to be correct.
Mr. Kalanlanaole. I could not sny
oxactly what It Is In cents, but It is
WINDOW DISPLAY '
notable fact that the travel between
thoso islands Is very high, moro so
than I know nf in any part of thu
United States, I could not say the ex
Mr. (loulderL .The sttiyiHilp. Iml
Wsi, - so far Is 'rtnlsinleih, nrp "Wit
"t a rirf
'. Is (It ,110(7
Oh. there1 l lio
question about that,
, Mr. doublet!. In and around
throughout the different Islands. As
t nrtdcrstand it, one lino of stcamerit
control tho passenger traffic.
Mr,- Hamilton, If tho gentleman
will permit nit' I will pass on' to ther
next Bcctlon, Section 62 of tho net Is
hereby nmendeil to read as follows:
Sec. 52. That appropriations.
oxoept as herein otherwise pro-
vlded, shnll bo made by tho legis
Wo have stricken out the word
"biennial." Tho word "biennial" was
In tho original art In section 52. The
reason for that Is this: As a matter
of fact. It Is stated the appropriations
nro ns n rulo made only nt biennial
sessions, and tho question has arisen
whether appropriation may bo mado
at special sessions or may ha made
at tho second biennial session for the
remainder of the biennial fiscal period
not then expired, ajid this Is simply
to remove the possibility bt a tech
Mr. Ooulden. The sessions are held
biennially, are they not?
Mr. Hamilton. YeB.
Sec. 4. That section 55 of said
act is hereby amended so that the
part thereof relating to public In-
. debtcdness, and beginning with
tho words "nor shall any dobt,"
shnll read us follows: "Nor shall
any debt be authorized to bo con.
tractcd by or on behalf nf tho
Territory, or any political or mu
nicipal corporation or subdivision
thereof, except to pay tho Interest
upon tho existing indebtedness, to
suppress fnsurrcctlon, or to pro
vide for the common defense, ex
cept that In addition to any in
debtedness created for such pur
poses the legislature may author
ize loans by tho Territory, or any
such subdivision thereof, for the
erection of penal, charitable, nnd
educational Institutions, and for
public buildings, wharves roads,
harbors, and other public improve
ments, but the total of such in
debtedness Incurred in any ono
year by the Territory pr nny such
subdivision shall not exceed 1 per
centum of tho assessed value of
the property In tho .Territory or
subdivision, respectively, as shown
by tho tti'en last assessments for
taxation whether such assess
ments are made by the Territory
or tho subdivision or subdivisions,
and tho total Indebtedness of tho
Territory shall not nt nny time
be extended beyond 7 per cent of
such assessed vnluo of property
in the Territory and the total In
debtedness of any such 'subdivis
ion shall not at any time be 'ex
tended beyond 3 per cent of such
assessed vnluo of property In the
subdivision, but nothing In this
net shall prevent the refunding of
nny Indebtedness nt nny time; nor
shall such loan be mado upon the
credit of the public domain or nny
part thereof; nor shall any bond
or other Instrument of any such
Indebtedness bo Issued unless
made payable In not moro thnn
thirty years from tho date of tho
issue thereof; nor shall any such
bond or Indebtedness bo Issued
or Incurred until approved by the
President of tho United Stntes:
Provided, that the legislature' may
by genernf"act provide for the
condemnation of property for
public uses. Including the con
demnation of rights of way for
the transmission of wnter for Ir
rigation and other purposes."
(To be Continued.)
WHEN 'YOUR JOINT8 ARE STIFF
ind muscles sore from cold, rheuma
tism or neuralgia; when you slls
.train or bruise yourself use Perry
Davis' Painkiller. Tho homo remedy
aJ70 years. i
. BEST ON EARTH
Advtrtising Manager From Mainland
Tel li of Prospects for Local
Fruit "Hawaii" a Passport U
Favor, ' . i
,AlthouglL,thcrc wns no decided ac
tion taken jal a.' mee'tlng" oYtlie plneaiJ
ple Interests, which met yesterday for
tho purpose of discussing wnys and
means of placing the Hawaiian pines
before the people of the mainland In
n way that will coinmapd tho highest
prices there was considerable talk on
tho subject and some very good
The meeting of tho pineapple men
was more in tho nature of n luncheon
In honor of Joseph Itleliardsm broth
er of Theodore Itlchnrds, who Is at
the head of n largo advertising agency
I nthe cast, and has had tho placing
of tho advertising of tho local pines
nn the mainland.
Mr. Itlchnrds stated that tho Cam
paign for two years had cost approxi
mately $75,000, and that It was com
mon talk among advertising men thnt
more general Interest had been excit
ed throughout the United States by thu
pineapple campaign and literature than
for a like amount of money had ever
been accomplished In any xitlier adver
tising propaganda. if ) "1
The nfthio I'Hawalllr iJo 'stulcs Mr.
Itlchnrds. Is a passiwrt to public favor
on tho mainland. Ho snys that tho
people of the mainland have tho most
kindly feeling toward nnythlug that
bears tho namo "Hawaii."
After speaking further on schemes
to bo intioduced whereby the prices of
Hawaiian pines mny be kept at tho top
notch, Mr. Richards said: '
"You have a prime article, which
will stand both a raise nnd advertis
ing, and If you have tho courage of
your convictions and rulso tho price
to a fair figure which will yield n rea
sonable profit, and push your advertis
ing campaign, jou will win, for the
pineapple articlo which lyou are turn
ing out Is tho best of Its' kind in the
RAPID TRANSIT CO.
TO INCREASE POWER
The Hapld Transit Company la fast
getting In touch with a greater Hono
lulu nnd tho'buslAicss tho ooninan Is
doing and exjiectiTto da lnltlts .future
'has demonstrated the fact that the
prosj'rit(powolr"liant- if notVcqual to
me nemanus upon ui - mi
New engines and bo'lers aro under
construction, 'which, when Installed,
will double tho present power and Is
expected .to take care of the business
of the company for some tlmo to come,
The now car shed which is being
erected on tho old Hydo property will
be used for tho storage-of the reserve
It Is expected that the new power
plant will be In place to take cliurgo
of tho Increased traffic that will sure
ly eventuate when the Pearl Harbor
extension has been finished.
Switches all along tho line aro being
lengthened out so that In the future
there will bo no plllkla when handling
tho extra crowds that turn up on all
holidays,- ' ' '
e li -it
SIERRA COMING '
The following wireless niessage has
been received by tho agents from tho
S. S. Sierra: ' '
At' Sea, June 1, 1910,' 8 p, m. S. 8.
Sierra. '039 milts from 'Honolulu. Mod
eruto northerly winds, 'sea smooth,
weather clear, liar, 30.22, temp., 70.
KALAIWAA At Kunnwal. Honolu
lu, Juno I, 1910, to tho wife or Chas
Kalalwan, a son.
rl f I 'I J ,
, Physicians Prescribe Castoria.
n ASTORIA has met with pronounced favor on the part of physicians,
pharmaceutical societies nnd medical authorities, It Is used by physicians
with results most gratifying. The extended usoof Cas'torlalsunqucstlonably tlm
result of three facts : lit, Tho Inuieputablo evidence that It is harmless ( 3ml,
Thatjt not only allays stomach pains and quiets (lis nerves, but assimilates tho
food; 3rd, It Is an ugrecablc nnd perfect substitute for castoroll. It Is absolutely
safe. It does not contain any opium, morphine, or other 'narcdtlc and does not
stupefy. It is unlike Soothing Syrups, Bateman'a tirops,-Godfrey's Cordial, etc
This is a good deal for a medical journal to say. Our duty, however, Is to exposo
danger and record tho means of advancing health, Tho day for poisoning inno
cent children through greed or Ignoruncu ought to Cnd, To ourndwledge, Cas
toria Is a remedy which produces composure nnd health, by regulating the
system not by stupefying It and our readers nro entitled to the Information,
Ualt Journal of Health,
T,, fsjtZ&Si- enarantev'i ccuiilno
signature of -Aztf7y, &6JUU C'tistorlit
"ToorCutotlttUiidi llrtt la In cltu. In mr
thirty Jem of prialc 1 tin I tcni twro found
anything that o tiled I bo rWr ."
WllIlK UIUIOXT, U. P.,
"I hue otod Tour Caeloila In the cue of mj own
fteb and And It pleaeaut to take, and hart obtained
excellent reaaiia from lis ne.M
8. k. BuciaKix, If, D
t tain rJuaar In momaMndlaf your Caatorla,
bavins, rtcomiseiMlad tla nee In fciafty Initaneea, and
conalder It the hot letaUv that could be ued,
capecUUr for children."
NiTHmuu. K. Kae), M. D., St. Look, Mo.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria.
In Use For Over 30 Years.
liy night today the old library on
the corner of .Ilotol and Alnke.i
streets will bo down and ivlll be-but
a thing of tho past.
For the past several days the
Work of tearing down the brlcx
structure hns been progressing rap
Idly, and yesterday a greal part of
tho walls wero razed. Ily 'means of
blocks and tackle, whole sections of
the side walls were pulled down at
once, and as poon.ns the debris had
been cleared away, another section
would be pulled to the ground.
At the close of work yesterday
afternoon littlo besides the front of
the first story wns standing,' nnd by
night It will be practically all down.
It will tako but n few days to cart
off the bricks and other parts of
the structure, nnd then work will
begin Immediately upon the erection
of the new Y. M. C. A. building.
EXPLORER WILL POLLOW
Investigate Claim That
Reached the Pole.
CAI.LICOON. N. Y May 9. Foitr
SERVICE COMMENCING MAY 30, 1910
- i "
HONOLULU P0W2R WAGON CO, will give a replar
daily service. (Sunday included) with iti sight-ieein-j can,
Hurting from, and returning to, the PROMOTION, COM-
MITTEE HEADQUARTERS, Bishop Street (YbungHotel'
Building), under the f jllowing itinerary ((weather, permit
MONDAY, 10 A. M NUUANU PALI.
MONDAY, 3:30 P. M, M0Agjfe F0RT SHA?IBH and
TirrcriAv in w KAIMUKI, AROUND DIAMOND
TUESDAY, 10 A. M HEAI)i and WAIKna
TUESDAY, 3-30 P. M COLLEGE HILLS and Vicinity.
WEDNESDAY, 10 A. M PUNCHBOWL, Complete Circuit.
WEDNESDAY, 3;30 P. M. . .MAKIKI DISTRICT. '
THURSDAY, 10-A. M $ PARK Bnd BEACH
THURSDAY, 3:30 P. M.... NUUANU PALI. ,
mm at m a w M0ANALUA. FORT ' SHATTER and
FRIDAY, 10 A. -M KALIHI. ' T " .
FRIDAY, 3:30 P. M... COUNTRY CLUB, "and" NUUANU.
SATURDAY. 10 A. M .... COLLEGE HIILS-anaPUlrAHOU;,
SATURDAY, 3:30 P. M SV T"
SUNDAY, 8:30 A. M NUUANU PALI, , -' - . ' "'
RirwnAv in a r KAIMUKI around DIAMOND HEAD
SUNDAY, 10 A. M and WAIKIKI,
SUNDAY, 1:30 P. M NUUANU PALI.
qitmtiav i.on t xr KAIMUKI around DIAMOND HEAD
SUNDAY, 3 .30 P. M and wAnaifj,
A charge of One Dollar for each patseneer will be made for
any of the above trips, whioh will occupy about one and one-half
For further particulars, apply to the HAWAII PROMOTION
COMMITTEE, YOUNG HOTEL BUILDING.
LatjfatriiHt.1r- ,i in'i' lAa.'l, j.njfce.lit'.Ai.V e.A. -
I hire need roar Caitorla and found It an
ezrellent remedy In my bouiehold and private
pracUca lor uan Jem.' The formnlaU excellent."
II. J.Tirr, UiD.,
Brcollju, N. If,
MI And vonr Caitorla to ba a etamjard famtlj
remedj. It la the beet Ihlnir for Infanta and chll
Area 1 havp are knoif n audi recommend It.'
K. K. KiaiLBeoH, II. D.,
"Hating iutjt the put !t jeah prttcrlbed jour
Caatorla for tiiaDUle'etornachdleordin, I moat
heartily commend lu neel The formula contalna
nothbifiUletcrloaa to UiemoaeUcateof children."
J. p. xuion, X. D., New Tore. City.
sledges, built for .orI In tho Arctic,
have Just been shipped from here to
Captain Jos. E. Eernler, of the Cn
nndlan marlno, by Tlieodoro A. Cook,
brother of Frederick A. Cook,
Captain Dernier will leave "next
month on a trip of exploration through
tho territory that Dr. Cook christened
"Whatever may bo the outcome of
Captain Berber's exploration. I will
stand by him," said "lheodom Cook
today, "If he romos tack and says
he cannot bellevo that Dr. Cook
reached tho pole, I shall accept that
verdict wlth6ut hesltntloi',"
Adked whore the doctor Is now, Tlie
odoro Cook said:
"He Is not and novor Ins been In
South America. He Is far away from
any ptaco where" ho might bo recog
nized. Ho Is near to a tanltarium.
Ho Is not an Inmato, but Is getting
ndvlco of the sanitarium physicians.
His mind Is clear, but he Is as yet In
no condition to'fnce tlio battlo before
him. From a man who weighed 200
pounds, ho hna fallen away until now
ho weighs less than 135."
Inler-Island and O, It. & L. shipping
books for ale.' it ' tn"o D li 1 1 o 1 1 u
office. fiOn parh. "