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HOUSES OF LEGISLATURE
AT CROSS PURPOSES
The Senate yesterday, 'in a dignified way, voted to pay a unanimous
tribute of respect to the memory of Mrs. Jane L. Stanford,
a woman in whose honor the legislature of the great state of California
adjourned for' a day, and whose tragic death in Honolulu has
shocked the civilized world. The House, although an attempt was
made there by Coelho of Maui to have some similar action taken,
because of the show of rather pettish spirit on the part of one of its
members, did not do likewise.
After this refusal, when the House got ready to go to lunch-con
it took a recess until 7:30 p. m. to permit some twenty of its
members to attend the funeral of the late Warden Kamana of Oahu
Prison. Warden Kamana was an excellent official and a most
worthy man, and so entitled to all respect but there will perhaps
be comparisons here that will not be as flattering as they might be.
The recess was taken also on the motion of Mr. Coelho.
On the other hand, the Senators indulged in a perfect tempest
of wrath because some of the members deemed that they had not
been given proper consideration at the hands of the House in the
matter of the Molokai junket, swearing by all that they held dear
not to sacrifice the Senatorial dignity. The while the House was
preparing to invite them with all due rcSpcct and ccrempny to go
along to isfolpkat. And so "we arc all pore critters" and sometimes
Tke Senators yesterday swore by their
gods that they would not bend the servile
knee to get to ride on the steamer
chartered to bo to Molokai.
Perish the thought! They would
charter a steamer of their own first,
and so away by themselves to play.
And all this tlnie, In the House, an Invitation
to the Solons, couched In due
and respectful language, to go upon
that very trip was being prepared, nil
of which made the little tempest In a
teapot above stairs somewhat funny.
Tho trouble was precipitated by a
resolution offered by Hayselden thai a
committee of five be appointed to
with the House Health Commute
and see whether the Molokai Junket
tangle could not be straightened out In
a way that would be satisfactory to
all parties. .
McCandless was on his feet In n moment
In opposition to the resolution.
The House, he said, hnd nlready turned
the Senate down In this very matter.
He did not think It was dignified for
the Senators now to go down upon their
knees and ask to be allowed to go on
a "ooat where they evidently were not
wanted. The Senate could charter n
steamer of Its own for $100, and could
ytake Itself, Us nttaches, the band and
the members of the press to the Set-
"It the House wants the Senate to go
It Is up to the House to ask us," said
Paris. "We would not take the
Senate 11111 70, the second-hand dealers'
license bill, on third reading was
referred to the Judiciary Committee.
Senate Bill 78, to provide for the appointment
of a Board of Immigration,
passed third reading without dissent.
Sennte Bill 79, on third reading, was
postponed until today.
On Lane's motion to reconsider,
Bill 70 wus taken from the Judiciary
Committee and read for the third
time. This Is tho second-hand dealers'
license bill. It was amended so that
such dealers could keep their books In
any language that pleased them, and
the hill passed without dissent.
House Bill 79, to promote the display
of tho American flag on school houses
nnd court houses, was amended to take
tho Territory out of tho business of
Importing and denllng In Hags, and tho
passed third rending without dissent.
House Bill 1, th'e County Act, passed
first reading and went to the Printing
Committee with Instructions to have
100 copies printed.
House Bill SO, to punish desecration of
the flag, passed first reading. It will
be read for the second time tomorrow.
House Bill 81, the statute of limitations,
passed first reading. Head second
House Bill 103 passed first reading
and will be read for the second time today.
Sennte Bill G5, providing that bank
ing Institutions shall mako
reports, wbb read for the second
time, with the amendatory report of.
the Ways and Means Committee. The
report was adopted and the bill passed.
The bill will be read for the third
time today. ,
The Senate then adjourned until 2 p.
tive. They have tabled our resolution m. today in order that the members
on this very matter. Let tnem now
make the first advance."
THE HOUSE SENSITIVE.
Hayselden defended his resolution,
saying thnt the House was very sensitive
upon this matter. Besides, he
said, the House had already asked the
Senate to take part In the plan.
This asslrtlon was questioned by
several Senators, and Paris said thnt
the Sennte would be put In rather a
bad position by tho appointment of
such a committee as wns nuked for un
der the resolution. The Senate should
keep up It!) own dignity, nnd not go
down on its knees to the House.
Achl sided with McCandless nnd
Paris, charging the House with constant
and persistent discourtesy to the
Senate. And he thought that If the
Senators wanted to go to Molokai they
should go Independently of the House.
Dickey tried to pour oil upon the waters
by urging the Senators to humor
the little fellows down stairs, and Hayselden
once more pleaded for peace,
but his resolution was decisively beaten
on the vote.
At the opening of the session Dickey
presented a petition In favor of a strict
Sunday law from John Mngoon.
Dickey gave notice of hlB Intention
to introduce a bill to compel the placing
of fire escapes on buildings.
UoCandless Introduced the following
Joint resolution, which passed without
"Be It Resolved, By the Senate and I
the House of Representatives of the
Territory of Hawaii,
"That to commemorate' the name of
his late Majesty Kalakaua, during
whose reign Hawaii made great advancement
in material prosperity, the
highway In Honolulu, Island of Oahu,
leading from King street to Kapiotani
Park, shall be known as Kalakaua avenue.
MATTERS pP ROUTINE.
Downett Introduced a bill to amend
the game law, and Achl Introduced another.
Rend first time by title and
sent to the Printing Committee.
Governor Carter's veto of the leprosy
divorce bill was taken up, but It was
found thnt the Senate had no copy
of the measure, a House bill, as
It had passed, and consideration was
potponed until today.
Senate Bill St, the branch bank license
bill, came next on third rending.
Bishop as the Introducer of the bill
offered an amendment permitting the license
to be fixed in the regular license
bill. This makes the bill simply one
to authorize the establishment of
branch banks. The provlson excepting
Hllo from the operation of the law was
also stricken out. The bill then pass
sd third reading. Brown, Hayselden
and Hewitt voted against it.
might nttend the funeral of tha late
Mrs. Stanford In a body. They will
meet In tho Sennte Chamber nt 7:45
a. m. this morning, nnd proceed to
Central Union Church.
The House of Representatives Is get
ting Into bad habits. It Is talking too
much about matters which do
not amount to anything at all and yes
terday was n had day.
The Health Committee reported that
It had made arrangements for transportation
to the Leper Settlement on
the steamer Klnau on the terms previously
reported. The boat w.ll luavo
here at 10 p. m. on Saturday, Mmcli
18, returning leaving the Settlement nt
dark Sunday evening.
The report was filed.
AFTER COURT CLERKS.
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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 1905- -SEMI-WEEKLY,
Such discussion as came up during
tho morning session was really tif a
formal nature, but as usual thTJ was
a long discussion when the matter of
the coming visit to the Settlement on
Molokai was discussed.
The Committee on Public LindJ nn,d
Internal Improvements rejniltd on the
For repairing road,
$15,000. (Kanlho). Recommended.
For Improving Lahalna water wrrks,
$3,000. (Pall). Recommended.
For macadamizing road,
$8000; for constructing
road, $5000; for
road, $6000. (Lewis). Recommended.
For macadamizing Road E off Sheridan
street, Honolulu, tlWO. (Hair's).
For maintaining and Improving 11
Park, Hllo, $5000. (Levis). Recommended
that $3000 be appropr'.ved.
The Finance committee suiimlttd a
letter received from the clril:s of the
Circuit Court of tho Firs': Circuit submitting
that as clerks tiny rwclvo no
perquisites, but that what extra work
they do Is done in their own time without
Interfering with their duties. The
report wns filed.
The Finance Committee recommended
the indefinite postponement of
steln's bill exempting fiom llcnse ffo
those who sell salted, corned or Jerked
beef. The report wns til'lei u be considered
with the bill. .
The Finance Committee recommended
the passage of Holsteln's bill to repeal
Sections 94 and 95 of Act 64, 1896.
with the amendment that Section 1406
of the act be stricken out.
HOL8TEIN'S BAD TASTE.
Coelho moved that the House should
not meet Until 11 o'clock this morning
,n order to give the different members
who wished to do to a chnpee to
tho funeral services of the late'
Mrs. Stanford, but, when Holsteln objected.
On the score that public Interest
should be conserved and a Belect committee
of three should be appointed to
represent the House, Coelho withdrew
Speaker Knudsen named Long,
and Kanlho as members of the
Joint conference committee with the
Senate on the bill respecting the duties
of registrars of conveyances.
A concurrent resolution was read
from the Senate suggesting that a committee
from both chambers should
make tho following inquiries of the
banks in the Territory:
"In case tho County Act is passed
as proposed by the County Commission
with a tax law at one per cent, will
the banks discount the county warrants?
"If so, at how much discount? To
what extent will tho banks advance?
Any other questions relating to the
financial standing of the counties."
Hnrrls pointed out that until the taxation
bill wns passed no committee
would be In a position to place the necessary
Information before any bankers
as to county taxntlon.
A, motion by Kanlho to take three,
physicians to the Leper Settlement to
examine those who might wish to Be
examined wns put over for a day for
And nfter the House had refused to
adjourn long enough to permit the
members to attend the funeral of Mrs.
Stanford, It took a recess from noon
until 7:30 p. m. to give about twenty
of Its members an opportunity to attend
the funernl of Warden Kamana of
At the evening session of the House
the "Spitting" bill from the Senate
was tabled on ft. vote of 14 to 11.
There came a long discussion om the
matter of smallpox where Coelho occupied
an hour or so of the time of the
The matter was deferred until after
the trip to Molokai.
Pulan's bill to prohibit the cremating
of deceased persons without the, consent
of the family of the deceased
caused a long discussion.
Knlelopu made a speech In Hawaiian
which wns not translated by Interpreter
Andrnde who understands the language
objected to the speech on the
ground of Its being personal.
Knlelopu subsided and the bill was
considered nt some length.
Section 2 rnn thus:
"If any person wishes to be cremat
ed, or the family of any deceased, no
tice must be given to the Board or
Health In writing, but the expenses
must be borne by the person or family
who so desires to be cremated."
Then again came the penalty clause
which ran thus:
"And If any person or persons fall
to comply with the provisions of this
Act, he or they shall be guilty of a
crime, nnd If proved guilty shall be
Imprisoned not more than one year nor
less than Blx months."
It may occur to the average observer
that if the bill become a law there
would be' n few people In this Territory
of Hawaii who, In the langunge
of the Btrcet, would be "up against It."
The bill seemed to appeal to a certain
section of the House and Kanlho
made a Bpeech strongly in support of
tho position tnken by Pulna who objected
to", having fun made of his bill.
Agnln Andrade objected when ho stat-ed
thnt tho honorable member wns
using personalities but nobody worried
very much and the steam of
eloquence flowed on unimpeded.
Tho matter was referred to the
The House took up the matter of
Governor Carter's message vetoing the
net providing for the divorce of persons
afflicted with leprosy.
Pulaa moved to sustain the veto of
Governor Carter and the motion carried
by 24 to 6.
Pulaa Immediately followed by Introducing
nnother bill following the
lines Indlcnted in the Governor's message,
the bill passing Its first reading
The House decided to put Pulaa's bill
as an order of the day and adjourned
There was no morning session of the
Senate yesterday, owing to the funeral
ceremonies attendant on the departure
of the remains of the late Mrs. Jane
L. Stanford for San Francisco. President
Isenberg called the Senate to order
at 2 p. m., when Chaplain Parker
offered an opening prayer.
A letter from Secretary Atk'nson Informed
the Senate that Governor Car
ter had Hlgned Act 4, providing for Indexing
the records in the office of the
Registrar of Conveyances. Another
letter stated that the Governor had
signed Joint resolution No. 4, authorizing
the Secretary to give the members
of the Code Commission and of
the County Act Commission, and the
clerks thereof, each a copy of the Revised
Laws of Hawaii.
A letter from the House stated that
Senate resolution No. 10 had been laid
on the table of the House. This wns
Achl's resolution to ask the banks
about terms on which they would discount
THE MOLOKAI VISIT.
Another communication from the
House was an Invitation, asking tho
members of the Senate to Join the
House Committee on a visit to the
Leper Settlement, Molokai, on Saturday
evening the 18th Inst, In Wllder'a
, (Continued on pare J.)
(From Wednesday's. Advertiser.)
The funeral services over the remains of the late Mrs.
Jane L. Stanford will take place at Central Union Church
this morning, beginning promptly at 8 o'clock. The Episcopal
funeral service will be recited by Bishop Rcstarick,. and
Dr. Kincaid will deliver the funeral oration. A part of the
interior of the church will be reserved for Stanford graduates
and a part for natives of California.
Following the church service, a procession will be formed
and march to the Oceanic wharf, where the remains will
be laid in the treasure room of the steamer" Alameda for the
voyage to San Francisco. That portion of the ship will be
NOT DUE TO POISONING.
In our judgment, after careful consideration of all facts
brought to our knowledge, we are fully convinced that Mrs.
Stanford's death was not due to strychnine poisoning nor
to intentional wrong doing on the part of any one. We find
in the statements of those with her in her last moments, no
evidence that any of the characteristic symptoms of strychnine
poisoning were present. We think it probable that her
death was due to a combination of conditions and circumstances.
Among these we may note in connection with her
advanced age, the unaccustomed exertion, a surfeit of unsuitable
food and the unusual exposure on the picnic party of the
day in question. These conditions were perhaps somewhat
aggravated by the presence of strychnine and other drugs
in a medicinal capsule, and possibly also by the presence of
a small amount of strychnine contained in a dose of bicarbonate
of soda. The occurrence of this- strychnine in the
bicarbonate of soda is as yet unexplained. The fact that it
is not in excess of usual medicinal proportions suggests either
an error of a pharmacist or else that the combination was
prepared for tonic purposes. ,
We must recognize that the preliminary hypothesis of
accidental poisoning seemed a natural one under the extraordinary
circumstances. We regard it, however, as without
foundation and wholly incompatible with the evidence
in our possession.
We cannot express in too high terms our appreciation of
the generous sympathy and friendly hospitality shown by
all the people of Hawaii with whom we have come in contact.
We have como to Honolulu on the saddest of errands,
and we leave with the warmest feelings of gratitude towards
the .beautiful island, the generous-hearted city and its helpful
and sympathetic citizens.
DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Honolulu, March 16, 1905.
The Medical Society of the Territory
of Hawaii placed Itself on record last
night, nt a special meeting as opposed
to Senate Bill No. 53, the osteopathy
bill," Introduced by Senator Dickey,
which they say Is a measure to let
down the bars aim give any person
with a so-called medical diploma an
from the Treasurer : : : a license
In form and manner substantially as
hereinafter set forth. Such license shall
only be granted upon the written recommendation
of the Board of Health,
provided, however, that licenses to
practice osteopathy may.be granted to
graduates holding diplomas from any
legally chartered and regularly conducted
School or College of Osteopathy
without such recommendation of the
Board of Health. And, provided further
thnt the practice of medicine as
contemplated and set forth In this Act
shall not be construed to exclude .the
diseases could be cured by osteopathic
or massage treatment. Dr. Coopei
quoted fiom the Medical Journal, In
which It was said that osteopathy, according
to ts founders and advocates,
was a system of treatment of disease
without drugs. Wherever they have
been licensed to practice they are not
authorized to administer drugs or to
perform surgical operations. The
opportunity to come to the Territory Journal further states that osteopathy
and practice. In other words, the bill
ns framed, makes it imperative that a
man, who has spent years of his life
In obtaining a theoretical and practical
knowledge of the profession of medicine,
no matter how eminent in the
laws were designed ns entering wedges
to open a way to unlimited Irregular
practice. In Georgia, Gov. Candler
vetoed the osteopathy bill passed by
the General Assembly. The act bad
been passed despite the most earnest
protests of the medical profession. The
Governor said: "I withhold my
profession he may have been at his provaj rrom tns Dm because, aside
last place of residence, to undergo a from the objection that It advertises
rigid examination before the Territorial one particular school, there Is no
.. necessity for such an enactment. It
r, j r. t.o
Medical Examiners. On the
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provides, among other things, for the
other hand, an osteopathlst, with a creation of another medical examining
diploma, merely has to register the board. There .are already three . . .
same with the Treasurer, and he or ' a candidate passes an examination
she can then practice osteopathy. I X? tlZT'. h"
Dickey's bill is to amend Section 1063
npply y treatment he may deem best,
of the Revised Laws, to read as including the methods of osteopathy,
lows: I If he Is not a graduate of a reputable
"No person shall practice medicine medical college, and cannot pass a
surgery in the Territory of HaWalt factory examination in the usual
. . . without first havlncr obtained branches of medical education, he
ought not to be licensed to engage in
the practice of medicine."
In Kentucky, Judge Toney of
declared osteopathlsts could be
prosecuted under the existing laws. In
Iowa it hub been brought out that the
osteopathlsts, although dleclamlng
the use of drugs and having made
claims that their treatment precluded
the necessity of giving medicine, are
now demanding the, right to use It.
"This lets out the whole secret," Bays
the Medical Journal. ''They are simply
trying to legitimatize diploma-
mills, trying to open a short cut to the
use or nny metnoa or means or any ( medical profession, or one that reagent
either tangible or Intangible by quires no qualifications which
any person licensed to practice osteo
pathy, for the treatment of disease in
the human subject,
ance cannot overcome."
Dr. C. B. Wood said that no arguments
were needed by members of the
"iToviaea. nowever, uiai any pemuu medlcai profession to convince them
applying for a license to- practice os- Umt the Dckejr ,aw woud the
shall first file with the Treas-1
teopathy here to a flood Qf of nM
urer a certified copy of such Diploma klnds Qn
and satsfactory evidence that the brIer , maintain a
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introduced by the President. Dr. Mc- 8hPke J"ro
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clslons made In several Btates on the """u" " pmcea UDOn lne raing
mainland, all of which were directed '" tne 'n was that it gave every
osteopathy. The only state In portunlty for quacks to thrive here,
which tho legislature gave in to the, The matter was finally referred to
nstpnnnthisti xvam Iowa. tne Committee on Legislation,
Osteopathy. It was shown, wns an- ,nS Drs. Cooper, Mays and Day, with
nlhni fnrm nf iriflnuiiw with th Drs. Wood nnd Herbert nrtrtftri. tn tlrAW
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We'll send you a sample free.
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409 l'onrl Street
All that It mortal of William Kamana,
late Warden of Oahu .Prison, was-laid
to rest In Kawalahao cemetery
with Impressive ceremonies yesterday.
The funeral services were nttended by
a largp concourse of people and were
At 2 o'clock the procession was formed
at the home of the late' Warden near
the prison and proceeded to
Church by way of King street. The
way was led by a squad of mounted
police with carblne3 reversed, under
command of Lieutenant Leslie. They
were followed by a carriage containing
High Sheriff Henry and Deputy Sheriff
Rawlins, both In full dress uniform.
Then followed a company of foot
the command of Senior Captain
Parker and Captains Kanae and Hart.
Following them was a carriage containing
Rev. II. H. Parker. Behind it was
the hearse drawn by four coal black
horses. On each side of the hearse
walked four pallbearers, policemen In
dress uniform. Behind the Hearse came-a
long line of carriages filled with
Inside the church the services
and simple. After a selection by s
the choir Rev. H. H. Parker read tho
scriptures and offered prayer. Tnen
Rev. S. L. Desha andlMr. P.arker made-short
addresses, touching on the Ufa
and example of the deceased. "Nearer,.
My God, to Thee" closed the rei vices,
which were entirely In Hawaiian. Tha
Interment was In Kawalahao remelpry..
Rev. Mr. De.ha ottered pnyor, the
choir sang and Rev. Mr. Parker pronounced
Noticeable In the church was the
magnificent display of floral tributes.
Among them were an Immense pillre
star from the police url n.
wreath Inscribed "Oahu Prison' with
the letters "W. K." Inside the circle.
RHEUMATISM CAN BE CURED.
Many sufferers from this painful disease
have been surprised and deltghtea
at the prompt relief obtained by
Chamberlain's Pain Bnlm. A-permanent
cure may be effected by
continuing Its use for a short time. It.
will cost you but a trifle to try It. Sold?
by nil dealers and druggists. Benson,
Smith & Co., .Ltd., Agents for Hawaii.
with the members of the Health Committees
In the Senate and House to prevent
the passage of the bill. Mr. Smith
said he did not believe the Governor-
would approve such a
passed the Legislature.
bill, even If It
Mr. Smith showed the bills on medical
subjects which have been Introduced
In the Legislature. Among then
was Senate BUI 68, relating to leprosy-This
provides for a suspected person,
to be taken before a District Magistrate,
etc. Dr. Cooper said a
being prepared to this, the Lone
bill, which he thought would avoid
some of the dangers.
Senate Bill 29, relating to ChUcss.
fcprlnkllng clothes, was deemed a good
one, but W. O. Smith said the
In 1898 declared It unconstitutional
to prevent Chinamen from sprinkling
clothing In that manner.
"They have a bill up now preventlaff
a man from spitting anywhere to
said Dr. Wood, dryly. "J
Bhould think In that case they would
surely stop a Chinaman from spitlUsr
all over our shirt bosoms."
The question of cemeteries in the ttr
llmlts came up. Mr. Smith thought ait
expressibn of opinion on the subject
should be voiced. Dr. "Wood and Dr.
Cooper gave' instances where coffins I
tho present cemeteries could not bo
lowered in the water-filled graves and
people had to Btand on them while
earth was thrown In. In one Instance
holes were bored In the bottom of
to make the work of sinking It
easier. A resolution, presented by Dr.
Cooper, seconded by Dr. Herbert,
"Resolved, That In the opinion of the-Medical
Society that It is Important
that additional cemetery accommodations
be provided for the city of Honolulu."
The resolution also Incorporated the
views of the Board of Health President,
in nis annual report, which calls for
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