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LEGISLATURE IN SESSION,
a coKniir.viniTiox imo.ti audi.
Irir!ci1lus'( the I.oupi- IIdum 'I'll
!ot Yet Si-ulnl.
Skvexteext-h Day, Maiiou 11th.
THE SKNATK. '
Tho Souaio was convoned tin's
morning with tlio usual prolimiu
nries, clovon Senators, being pre
Tho following communication
was received from tho Auditor
General: .Honolulu, March 11,1890.
To tlio Members of tho Lefejisla
i laturo of tho Republic of Ila-
Gentlemen: I havo hvico for-
nially protested to your lionornblo
body ngaiust.tho payment of "Ex
penses of tho Legislature" with
out previous approval by tho Auditor-General,
as being contrary
to tho provisions of Section 19 of
tho Audit Act. In view of tho
fact that tho appropriation of
$15,000 for tho expenses of the
present session has become law by
publication today, without any
provision oxompting such expense
from approval by mo before pay
mont, and in anticipation of for
mer methods in regard to their
payment, which havo buon
plainly contrary to law, I
w'ould respectfully request a
fornml expression by tho LegiBla
titro for record in tho audit office,
on tho legality of such proceed
ing. 1 would say that before tho pas
sage of. tho appropriation, I sug
gested to the Minister of Joauco
tho insertion of a clause jnHho
act, exempting such oxponses from
tho approval of tho Auditor
general, if such was tho intention
of your honorable body, but as no
such clauso appears in the act, 1
feol forced to mako this commu
nication iu oi'dor to dotormino
my courso in tho matter of this
An immediate reply is earnest
vory respectfully Yours,
j H. Laws,
Senator Baldwin said that horo
toforo thp Legislatures had ap
proved their own accounts, but
tljoro might bo a nice point of law
involved. Ho moved to refer to
tlio Judiciary Committee.
Senator "Watorhouse moved to
rajfor to tho Executive.
Minister Damon said ho took
tho ground that when tho Legis
lature passed a bill appropriating
money for its own expenses it
superseded every act heretofore
passed. If ho refused to pay
warrants drawn by its oflicors ho
considered that ho would bo liablo
to impeachment. Tho Legisla
tirro was -the solo arbiter of its
own expenses and its Committees
oiJAccounts acted as tho auditors
ofj tho accounts. There had never
buon any troublo ovor tho practico
hqforo And ho did not see why
th'oro should bo now.
JTho- Attorney-genoral thought
tho Auditor-gonoral was noting in
gdod faith and that tho matter was
ono .that might bo properly re
ferred to tho Judiciary Oommit
te i. So ordered."
Senator Homer from tho Mis
co lnnoous Committee reported on
tho itoin of 501, shortago in tho
Marshal's Oilico previous to tho
year 1892, submitting a joint reso
lution authorizing tho items to bo
writlon oil' tho books of tho Mar
shal's Oilico. The resolution was
road liml adopted.
Minister Damon prosontod his
act relating to the consolidating
of liuonsos, wliiuh was road tho
first timo by, iillo and roforrod jo
tho I'l'intlnu Ooiimilttnn,
Tliitro hwuu no tmlorof tho dy
irimuii mil vCi i u'iih in I? mi nit mi
VIUHHI' tf.lt l'l iti.w innvii tiMin
i llilril ittwllnu, Tlio hill i iv
HQNOdLU, H. I. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 189G.
lates to tho leasing of government
lands and tho erection of build
ings thereon by tho lessees. The
bill passed unanimously.
At 10:30 tho Senate adjourned.
Ieventeenth Day, Mahoh 11th.
HOUSE OF ItEl'JtEbENTATIVES.
Tho Houso opened at 10 a. m.
Present: Speaker Naono. Minis
tor Coopor, llops. Bond, Winston,
Richards,-Cluney, Rycroft, Pali,
Haia, Hanuna, Davis, Hnlunliiui
Itop. Bond found fault ,viMi the
way his remarks on tho 'land bill
were reported in tho minutes.
; Minister Coopor rood tho fol
lowing answors to nuestions uro-
vpounded by Rep. Kamauoha:
"Arrival of Chinese laborers
during tho period (two years end
ing Docombor 31, 1895), 1081.
! "Thoro is no record of tho nura
bor of Japanese coming into tho
country since tho 24th of Juno,
1891, nr this 'oflico. Dotnils in
regard to Japanese immigration
since that timo may bo found in
tho Bureau of Customs.
"Tho total numbor of arrivals
of Japanese under tho convention
of 188(5 wore 23,071 men, 5487
women. Contracts oxpirod, 18,
020 men, 4389 women. Yet to ex
pire, 4451 mon, 1098 womon.
"January 1,' 1895, thoro wore
2009 Chinese laborers on planta
tions. Arrivals during tho year
1895, 1084. Departures of Chi
neso during tho year 1895, 1131
mon, 40 women.
"Total numbor of Japaneso on
plantations, Jan. 1, 1895, 11,487
mon, 1144 women. Arrivals bet
ween, January 1 and November
14, 1507 men, 371 women. Num
bor of Japaneso departing Janu
ary 1 and Novembor 14, 1178 mon,
Tho Minister of Foreign Affairs
sriid that no Japanese had arrived
under tho convention oinoo Juno,
Rep. Rycroft thought a question
should bo directed to tho Minister
of Finance, to ascertain tho num
ber of immigrants recorded in tho
Custom House, so as to havo a
After some talk tho answors were
referred to tho coinmittoo on
foreign relations, with instructions
to got all tho information desired.
Minister Cooper had informed
tho Houso that tho only way to got
a full record was to get
statistics from tho Interior and
Foreign departments und tho
bureau of Customs.
Speaker Naono announced tho
receipt oE a communication from
tho Auditor-General. Interpreter
Wilcox read thd document, which
appears in our Senate report. It
was laid on tho taqlo, to bo con
sidered with Audit bill.
A communication from tho Son
ate said that body had passed tho
Houso laundries bill, also tho
Senate bill for improving tho
streets of Hilo.
Rep. Robertson from tho joint
committoo on Groat Seal reported
alterations in tho accepted design
to moot objections? raised in tho
Rep. Rycroft presented a roport
of tho select committee on the bill
to provide for tho custody of rec
ords of District Courts, recom
mending a number of changes.
Laid on tho tablb to bo 'considered
with the bill.
Leases bill was the first order of
tho day. The roport of tho Lands
committoo, recommending that the
bill bo tabled,, was for considera
tion. Minister Smith moved that tho
bijl pass. Tho ground had boon
gcjuaoyer already, and objections
raised in tho Houso had also boon
hoard in tho Somite. After hear
ing tho explanations of tho Exe
cutive tho Senate had soon tho
valuo of the bill. If homesteads
cost nothing people might take
them up thoughtlessly. A grout
deal of tho land was valued at $10
an aero, which would mako
a tdiMiuro homestead worth S100.
Without this iiiiiiiiiiliiiont tho laud
might ho! 1 1ml up by tliouL'htliH
Hut), llubai'Uoii movud ilia
iiioi)tJou of (hi ruiiorl of llm uuiii
nyttes, Tim Aifanmy Quijiiml
had said tho ground had been
gone fiver pretty thoroughly, yet
ho considered that tho ground
taken by tho Attorney General
was untouablo. There was to bo
nothing paid for six years any
way, and tho land could bo tied
up so long in spite of this bill.
Minister Smith asked how was
Ron. Robertson said it was in
tho Land Act. Tho lennnK did
not get everything fur nothing
anyway. They had to put up a
houso within two years.
Minister Smith said thoro woni
few houses in the Pokapuu dis
trict that cost more than abou"
Rep. Robertson replied hat tho
(Jauso of that was tho exacting
conditions imposed by tho homo
stead law. Tho holders of homo
steads could not aHord to pay for
hotter houses. When the com
missioner of lauds or his repro
sontativo wont up thoro ho kopt
his eyes shut and did not sco what
kind of houses wore built, simply
holding out his hand to collect the
rents and passing on. A proper
houso' would cost about 8300. Ho
did not like tho ro-appraisomont
at tho end of twenty y"oars, as it
was a tax onihrif t onddpvo'opinon'.
Becauso tho Senate. nad passed
tho bill was' no reason why this
Houso Bhould do so. Ono Sen
ator who voted for tho bill told
him ho was sorry ho did.
Rep. Rycroft ngreejLwith the
previous speaker. This House
was the guardian of tho people,
while thoSonato represented tho
Rep. Kamauoha opposed tho
bill, but wuld move to indefinite
ly postpone it.
Rep. Robortsou withdrew his
motion in favor of Rop. Kamau
oha's. Tho motion to indefinitely
postpono tho bill carried unani
mously. Tho bill to provido for tho cus
tody oE records of District Courts
came up with tho select commit
tee's report, which recommended
that records of magistrates in tlio
respectivo jurisdictions of Circuit
Courts bo transmitted to tho seats
thereof, in tho cases of Oahu, Ha
waii and Maui, excepting tho rec
ords of tho District Magistrates of
Honolulu. Amendments wore
made to tho bill in agreement with
tho committee's roport, after a
considerable amount of discussion
about the form of words.
Rep. Rycroft in tho courso of
debate said ho intended to movo
for an appropriation for a vault at
Hilo to presorvo records. Thoro
was a large amount of testimony
on land titles, some of it taken
twenty or thirty years ogo.kept in
a privuto housfr that was. liablo to
go up inllames any minute.
Tho bill was- considered as on
third reading and thus as amend
ed it passed unanimously.
Rop. Robertson moved that tho
report of tho joint committoo on
"tho Great Seal bo placed on tho
order of tho day for tomorrow.
j Answors wore received from tho
Minister of the Interior to ques
tions of Rep. Kamauoha as fol
("First question Is tho Govern
ment thinking of Bending for and
bfingyig in more Chinoso and
Japanese laborers, and if so it,is
requested to inform this House as
to tho number it is intending to
br,ing in ' x
. '"Answer to tho first question
Tho Government hits no present
intention of introducing Japanese
laborers under the provisions of
tljo labor convention botween this
country and Japan.
'"Tho method of introducing
Japanese laborers outside of the
said labor convention is as fol
lows: "Parlies desiring such laborers
apply to tho Board oi Immigra
tion for approval or allowunco of
labor contracts for tho numbor
of laborers thoy dosirn. Tho
Board of Immigration in con
sulfation with tho Executive
t'omiuil d'xtidim upon suoli appli
cation. "It tiuiimit bo Huid thornforo
lljat Ihd ("lovoniinont hnfc any do
fijilte intention of iiitmiliuilii
Uoiittnvfiii pii h ,
SUPREME COURT CALENDAR
FOIl Tilt: .11 AHOII TKUIU IMIUIN
INC! Ni:XI' MONDAY.
j'tllt! Ileiirlettn Ciim-n Hi 1u Decided
I Tlic 4'niiMlllittliniHlllr ol'tlio I'not-
tiltlilliiu; I.iiw III iltlrklliill.
Following is tho calendar of cases
in tho Supremo Court, for the
; Mnvcl Tapn,jL89G, beginning
xuouctay, xoin liisiani:
In tlio matter of Geo. H. Rutt
man, arrested and held for debt,
petition for a writ of haboas
corpus, on appeal from Judd, C.
J. Hartwoll, Thurston and Stan
ley for petitioner, Humphreys for
J. O. Carter ot al, trustees, vs.
Mary S.Carter ot al., construction
of will of tho late H. A. P. Cttrter,
equity appeal from Judgo Whi
ting. Kinnev-Ballou fdr 'de-fendants-ttppellant,Hartwoll
dian ad litem.
Sun Hop Sing- vs. W. A.
Wright ot al, assumpsit, ox
coptions from Judgo Whiting.
Kinnoy-Ballou for plaintiff, Hum
phreys 'for defendants appellant.
J. J. Byrno vs. J. Allen otal,
assumpsit, exceptions from Judgo
Whiting. Hartwell, Thurston &
Stanley for plaintiff, Dickoy for
W. C. King vs. A. Hutchinson,
assumpsit, exceptions from Dis
trict Court of Honolulu. Neu
mann for plaintiff, Monsarrat for
Lai Say vs. Kaaahu, breach of
covenant, excoption from Judgo
Whiting. Hartwoll, Thurston &
Stanley for plaintiff-appellant,
Robortson for defendant-appellant.
J. O. Cluney vs. Leo Wai, in
junction, equity nppeftj; from
.fudge Coopor. - Thursrbn-Robertr
son for plaintiff-appellant," Hart-woll-Stanloy
O. B. Mailo ot al vs. Chin Wo
et al, dobt, exceptions from Judgo
Magoon. Robortson for plaintiffs,
Kinnoy - Ballou for dofondants
appollant. in tho matter of tho British
schoonor Henrietta, libel for con
fiscation of thd vessel. Attornoy
General for libellant, Hartwell,
Thurston it Stanley for libolleo
appollant. Ropublic of Hawaii vs. Li Shai,
footbmding, exceptions from Dis
trict Court of Honolulu. Hart
woll, Thurstou'it Stanley for do-fondant-oppollant.
Ropublio of Hawaii vs. Loong
Ching Koo, footbiudinc. excep
tions from District Court of Ho
nolulu. Hartwoll, Thurston &
Stanley for dofondant-appollant.
Ropublic of Hawaii vs. Ben,
using proi'ano languoge,oxcoptions
from. District Court of Honolulu.
Davis for defendant-appellant.
Republic of Hawaii vs. W. B.
Andrews ot al, opium smuggling,
exceptions from District Court of
Honolulu. Hartwoll, Thurston &
Stanley for dofondants-appollant.
Emma Dofriesvs. B. Cartwright
ejt al, oxecutors, assumpsit, excep
tions from Judgo Perry. Nou-mann-Humphr.oys
appollant; C. Brown-Diokoy for
Edum G. Trousseau vs. B. Cart
wright ot al, executors, assumpsit,
exceptions from Judgo Magoon.
Hartwell, Thurston fe Stanley for
plaintiffs-appellant; 0. Brown
Diokoy for dofondants-appollant.
Following are cases in which
appeals havo beon taken, but not
porf octcd :
Aug. Strolim vs. W. F. Wilson
et al, assumpsit, exceptions from
Judgo Coopoi. Kinnoy-Ballou
for plainfifV-appollaut; Neumann
Magoon for detendants.
,W. R. Opforgolt ot al vs. J. L.
StovoiiB ot id. cancellation of deed,
ouity appeal from Judge Coopor,
Dinkey for plaintiffs; Rosu-Knuo
(J, BOMHO, llHHlgllt'l!, vh.M, Brian-
I'll, bill to Hat uwiilo iiiuitaiui),
wfiuity nmxml from Jiului WhTtinif.
I3jiky Nir pliilnfJIT, Thin lon fyr
Pnios 5 Cents.
In re Estate of Kapika Walters,
probate ot will,apppal from Second
Circuit. Kinney for proponent,
Rosa for contestant-appellant.
In ro Estate of James G. Hay
seldon, trustees' accounts and
Master's findings thoruon, appoat
from Judgo Whiting. Kinney for
trustees-appellant, Robertson for
Republic ot Hawaii vs. Ah
Wong, rape, exceptions from
Judgo 'Magoon. Robortson for
Republic ot Hawaii vs. J.M.
Vivas ot al., libel 2ddoRioo,.
coptions from J none Ma
Kinney-Davis for dofondant-up
Republic of Hawaii vs. E. Wood
ward, seduction, exceptions from
Judgo Magoon. Neumann for de
i i i 1 1 1 -
Oir to Juimu.
W. H. Hilliard, tho artist, will
sail for Japan on tho 28th instant,
expecting to mako an extensive
tour ot that country. Sinco his
orrival hero ho has painted up
ward, of forty Hawaiian pictures.
all ot them exquisito works of
art. Even Diamond Knurl..
viows of which:llavo bocomn sn
monotonous to tho Ilonoluluan,
uuder tho magic brush of this
master of his art, hits been
wrought with added charms on
the canvas. His latest Tinintinrr
of that celebrated landmark is a
viowfrom Punchbowl slopo ovor-
loouing AiaKiKi and Waikiki,
showing that portion of tho town
lying under tho drowsy sunshine,
tho roofs of many dwellings peep
ing brightly through the luxuriant
foliage of tho gardons and lawns.
It is n magnificent picture and
illustrates well how tho muster
hand can take up a time-worn
subjoct and delineate it in now
phases of added beauty.
During tho past fortnight Mr.
Hilliard has also painted a num
ber of lovely viows ot native
homesteads, all of thorn charming.
Long years "of the closest
study of tho plctiirosquo and
grand of Algerian, Egyptian and
European scenery, coupled with
the most intimate companionship
with tho great artists of tho Con
tinent, havo assisted in develop
ing a powor to grasp quickly and
sympathetically all of tho phases
of strange and foroien lifo and
this is linoly illustrated in tho
typical Hawaiian scones which
this artist has reproduced.
Mr. Hilliard speaks in glowing
tonus of tho kindness and hospita
lity of tho people of Honolulu, es
pecially of tho inombors of tho
Kilohana ArtLoaguo, whoso at
tentions hayo given him so much
.Eighteen of his pictures havo
boon sold, among tho purchasers
being Mr. and Mrs. Allen, J. B.
Atherton, D. W. Corbett, Mrs.
Larkin of San Francisco, Mr.
Bird ot Now York, Mrs. Dr.
Greono of Boston, Mr. T. O. John
sou of San Francisco and others.
There are still a fow on exhibition
at his rooms at tho Hawaiian
hotel and those who appreciate
tho best in art may avail thorn
solves of tho opportunity of Booing
thorn. Indeed, wo are to bo con
gratulated upon tho fact of Mr.
Hilliard'8 visit. His work and
sympathy for othor workers,
tho truo appreciation of
the possibilities of improve
ment and ultimate success to local
talent aro of great value to our
amateurs and Mr. Hilliard hao
freely givon his assistanco whor
cvnr and whonovor called upon.
Another thing, his having been
among us has givon an impetus to
tlio art movomont which Mr.
Hitchcock and tho members of tho
leaguo havo struggled so long and
patiently to further. Mr. Hilliard
tlmnks tho press ami nublio gen
erally for favors recoived and tho
Evening Bulletin wishes him all
huccoss and hopes that ho may
return to tho Islands before many
moons. Just ono word, before
cloning, about two now pictures oE
tho Pall. Thoy nro ouiiroly now
ill lilttii ami bring mil. as nuvttr
d6no Imforu, dotiiiln wliloh Hlnuip
Ilium, us iloitri Mm unnil lmUUiiiu
of Diftiiiuuil IJwul.lliu 'VM-Keif u
inMlMI' Qf lliu Pfll'U UtttoilH,