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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, HONOLULU, MARCH i6, 1905.
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They have style and qual
ity. The "Banister"- Shoe satis
fies the most , critical in fit,
comfort and wear and there
is not a better shoe made.
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. Presi
dent Isenberg called the Senate to or
der at 2 p. m., when Chaplain Parker
offered an opening prayer.
, A letter from Secretary Atkinson in
formed the Senate that Governor Car
ter had signed Act 4, providing for in
dexing the records in the office of the
Registrar of Conveyances. Another
letter stated that the Governor had
signed joint resolution No. 4, author
izing the Secretary to give the mem
bers of the Code Commission and of
the County Act Commission, and the
clerks thereof, each a copy of the Re
vised Laws of Hawaii.
A letter from the House stated that
Senate resolution No. 10 had been laid
on the table of the House. This was
Achi's resolution to ask the banks
about terms on which they would dis
count county warrants.
THE MOLOKAI VISIT.
Another communication from the
House was an invitation, asking the
members of the Senate to join the
House Committee on a visit to the
Leper Settlement, Molokai, on Satur
day evening the 18th Inst, in Wilder's
Dowsett was first to speak. In view
of the fact that an invitation had been
w , t,m
extended to them, he thought it should
be accepted by the Senate and that
they pay one-half of the expenses, said
to be $550, and that fifty permits should
be granted to the Senate. "
Dickey thought that, as the Senate
had but half as many members as the
House and a smaller appropriation for
expenses it should stand a smaller
proportion of the cost of the trip than
one-half. It would be fair enough it
the expenses of the trip were borne
one-third by the Senate and two-thirds
by the House. He moved an amend
ment that the Senate offer to pay $200
of the expenses.
Achi moved that the invitation be
referred to the Senate Health Com
mittee to make arrangements with the
House Committee. If they decided on
something, not acceptable to the House, j
the House might table it. It looked to I
him they were going to the settlement
as guests of the House. Had they a
right as guests to go up there and
make their own. investigations? He
did not believe in going up there and
jjowseit aia not tninK tne cost or me
trip too great and the payment of half tor..u flnd Federal offlcials and corn
by the Senate would be a happy solu-tinns which had re-
null ui picviuus uiiacuiiy over me mtn-
McCandless did not think there was
anything to smooth over. The House
could easily have amended the joint
resolution sent it by the Senate. If
the House did not want the Senate to
go, the Senate might as well stay at
home. There would be no difficulty for
the Senate to get a steamer if they
thought necessary to go. No notice
of any difficulties at the Settlement (
had been received by the Senate, but 1
the House Committee had a number of
Paris understood the reason the
House put their resolution on the table
was because the Senate was opposed
to paying the expenses of two or three
hundred people to go to Molokai. He
did not believe they had any right to
spend the money given for the ex
penses' of the Senate to pay the pas
sages of two or three hundred people.
If they were going to visit the Settle
ment, it should be by a committee of
the Senate and the House to investi- j
gate. He was in favor of declining
the invitation with thanks. j
Bishop seconded the motion to place
the matter in the hands of the Health
Committee, which carried by the af
firmative vote of ten members.
Other House communications were
to the effect that Long, Kaleiopu and
Kalino were appointed a conference '
committee oh Senate Bill No. 35, and
that the House had concurred in the '
Senate amendments to House Bill No.
LANDS AND IMPROVEMENTS.
The Committee on Public Lands, etc.,
presented reports as follow:
On petition for appropriation of $J0. -000
for a road from Kahahuu to Heeia,
District of Koolaunoko. Oahu. recom
mending it be referred to the jo;nt loan
On petition that the lands of Hionaa.
and Kaalaiki. District of Kau. Ha
waii, be opened by the government as
homesteads, recommending it be laid
on the table. "The present policy of
the administration," the commute-?
finds, "is to set apart homesteads as
fast as the lease- on the various pieces
of land expire where there are appli
cations for the same. The lands sreci
fied in the petition are under leas? nt
the present time, which leases expire
One in the month of September. 19ng.
and the other in the month of .ri
uary. 1906. If applications are ma j
for the ltnds or any part thereof at
nine mc e.xjiire, we leei svs
that the land will be set apart as de-
On Senate Resolution No. 38, to ap
propriate various sums for roads in the
District of Kona, Hawaii, favoring th&
appropriations if possible under the
present financial conditions of the Ter
ritory and recommending that the reso-
s lution be laid on the table to be con
sidered with the appropriation bill.
On the petition for a new road to
certain homesteads in the District of
South Kona, Hawaii, recommending it
be referred to the joint loan Commit
tee. Adopted. '
On the Senate Bill to repeal the Wide
Tire Act, ,recommending that it be laid
on the table. The committee finds
"that in almost all districts of the Is
lands, with the exception of the Island
of Maui,- that the provisions of the act
have been complied with, and that the
law as it stands is a good one." Tabled
to be considered with the bill.
Judiciary Committee reported
on the bill to provide for
prison inspectors on the other islands
than Oahu. It would not increase ex-
penses, as the inspectors serve without
pay. Laid on the table to be consid-
ered with the bill.
On the Senate Bill to amend Section
3029, Revised Laws, the Judiciary Com-
mittee submitted an amendment, so as
to cover the impersonation of public
officers other-than those of the Board
of Health, to make the section read as
"Section 3029. Of government officer;
punishment. Whoever falsely assumes
to be a district magistrate, high sheriff,
sheriff, deputy sheriff, policeman, sani
tary inspector or agent of the Board of
Health, 'or other officer or employee of
the government, and takes upon him
self to act as such, shall be punished
! by imprisonment at hard labor for not '
more than one year or by fine not ex-.
ceeding one hundred dollars." I
Tabled to be considered with the bill.
On Senate Bill 83, providing for mas
ters in chaneerv and Drobate. the ludi-
J ciary committee reported favorably
with a verbal amendment, saying:
"The bill changes the present prac
tice, which is for the court to appoint
some one as master at the time, and
this change provides for permanent
I masters to whom accounts are to be
referred as they come up. The pres
ent law makes the business practically
a perquisite of the clerks of the courts.
If the clerks of the courts have time
to do this outside business, thus adding
I largely to their income, it would be
well to take the item into considera-.
tion in fixing their salaries in case this
bill doe not become a law. This
would, however, require a careful in
vestigation, which is not our province.
Laid on the table to be considered
with the bill.
LANE'S LEPROSY BILL. . ;
A report of the Health .Committee
was read on the Senate bill to encour-
; age physicians in experimenting for the
cure of leprosy.
It mentioned the
. , ita rr,ir. of Trri.
suited in the appropriation by Con
gress of $100,000 to establish a lepro
sarium on Molokai and $50,000 for its
expenses up to June 30, 1906, and gave
the committee's opinion that the pass
age of this bill might seem an expres
sion of lack of confidence in the pur
pose of Congress so generously express
ed. Therefore the committee unan
imously recommended that the bill be
laid on the table.
Lane, as author of the bill, thought
he should be given an opportunity of
explaining its intent and moved the
report be laid on the table to be con
sidered with the bill. Later, the bill
coming up in its order, he said he
could see no harm in it. It simply
encouraged any licensed physician of
this Territory to apply to the Board of
Health for permission to treat a single
patient. A law like this should havt?
been in existence from the year in
which segregation was adopted,
would not increase the expenses
the Board of Health.
Dickey asked if it would apply
Kalihi receiving station.
Line answered it would apply
anybody. It was the duty of the Leg
islature to encourage every licensed
physician to experiment for the cure of
the dread disease. The committee ought
to have given hint the courtesy of ask
ing him to appear before them and
explain the bill. Answering Hewitt he
said that a physician obtaining the
privilege must come to Honolulu to
conduct his experiment at the receiv
ing station. ,
On motion the bill was deferred till
Monday for further consideration.
THE BRITISH CLAIMS.
Dowsett introduced a resolution ask
ing -the Governor for information re-
garding the so-called British c'aims of
1S05, which was referred to the Judi
With a preamble stating that no defi
nite response was made by the Gov
ernor to a request of the Senate in 1903
for information the resolution is as fol
lows: "Therefore, be it resolved, that the
Governor of this Territor3r be, and he
is hereby requested to convey to the
Senate, with all convenient promptness,
any and all information in his pos-es-sion.
the publicity of which would not.
In his opinion, prejudice the public in
terest, concerning the present status
of said claims, and the arrangements.
If any, which have been made, or which
are proposed or expected to be made.
for the submission of said claims to
I arbitration, or for the settlement and
36-inch French percales 12 I-2C a yard.
Merrimac prints 5c a yard.
payment thereof, or any thereof, with
out such arbitration; also what in
structions have been given, or requests
made to said Governor, if any, by the
President of the United States, or the
Secretary of State, with reference to
the making of any provision for the
settlement, or the payment of said
claims, or of any of said claims,
the Territory of Hawaii."
WITH A ROUND TURN.
Clerk Savidge had got part way
through with reading a communication
from the Republican Central Commit
tee, conveying a resolution of that body
relative to the County Act, when Bish-
op interrupted the reading,
"I consider this communication per-
sonal," the Senator for Oahu inter-
jected. "I do not question the right of
the committee to send In a communi-
cation on a public matter, but this one
deals In personalities. The personal
part has been already read. I move that
be laid on the
Dowsett seconded the motion, which
carried 8 to 4 on a show of hands.
MASS MEETING PETITION.
Dickey presented a petition from the
Christian people of Honolulu, in mass
meeting assembled at Kawaiahao
Church, to make no change in the
present Sunday law. Referred to Sun
day Bill Committee.
Dickey introduced a bill to compel
the construction of fire escapes and to
provide a penalty for failure to con
struct the same.
McCandless introduced a bill to pro
vide For the protection of livery stock.
It makes anyone hiring a livery stable
outfit who causes damage to vehicle,
or injury or death to horse, liable to
conviction of misdemeanor with pen
alty of imprisonment not exceeding
three months or fine not exceeding $100.
Another bill introduced by McCand
less was to amend Sections 2179-S0-S1, j
Revised Laws, so as to provide that
persons letting pasture lands may have
a lien on the animals pastured for the
Achi introduced a bill "to create a
police relief health, and life insurance ond reading, third reading set for to
;ind nension fund in the Territorv (if day. .
Hawaii." To the widow or children
under 16 of a policeman who loses his
life in the performance of his duty a
pension of one-third of the dead man's
salary is provided. A payment of $1010
from the pension fund is provided for
tne widow" or children, or if none, the
mother or unmarried sisters, of a po
lice officer who has served on the force
for not le;s than ten years.
Conviction of felony, habitual drunk
enness or failure to report for exami
nation will forfeit the benefits of the
proposed 4 law.
The fund is to be provided from
sources as follows: Not less than five
nor more than ten per cent of fees re
ceived for licenses to sell liquor, one
half of the dog taxes, all of the moneys
from fines of the police, the proceeds
of all sales of unclaimed property, not
le;s than a quarter nor more than a
half of the license fees of pawnbrokers,
billiard hall keepers, second-hand deal
ers and junk stores; 25 per cent of the
fines for violatiozt of county ordinances;
all of the rew;-ds to members of the
police force, except such as shall be
excepted by the sheriff, and $2 a month
from the pay of each member of the
FUSS OVER VETO.
The Governor's veto of the bill re
lating to annulment of marriage, di
vorce and separation came up for ac
tion. Do"sett could not see how the Sen
ate could intelligently consider the
veto without having the bill before it.
McCandless said the House had al
ready sustained the veto and enter
tained another bill on the subject. The;
only thing for the Senate to do was to
sustain the Governor's veto.
Achi thought that was a wrong way
because the House had sustained the
'veto then the Senate must sustain it.
Maybe the Governor was wrong. He
believed the Governor was wrong.
Dickey, after Dowsett had explained
the Governor's objection, said if the
House had sustained the veto the ac
tion of the Senate would not amount
"We passed the bill just as the House
did," Paris said after McCandless and
Achi had each spoken again. "We
ought to know our own action. The
Governor vetoed it as we passed it
here. What is the use of haggling over
the matter any longer?"
On call of the ayes and noes the veto
was sustained. 14 to 1, only Achi voting
to pass the bill notwithstanding the
Senate Bill 65. to provide for the mak
ing of public reports by banks, trust
companies and building and loan as
sociations, not to apply to banks in
corporated under the laws of Hawaii,
passed third reading by the following
Ayes Achi, Bishop. Dickey, Dowsett,
Gandall. Hayselden, Isenberg. Kalama,
Lane, McCandless, Paris, Wilcox 12,
Noes Brown. Hewitt, Woods 3.
The Depositary bill passed third read
ing by the unanimous vote of the fif
LABOR BILL PASSES.
House bill 43, to designate in pay-
of laborers on public works, did not.
nave sucn a smooth course.
tJisnop moved to add "and 23 cents"
after "one dollar." Achi renewed an.
amendment lost the previous day to
make the pay $1.30 a day in Honolulu
Dickey objected that the laborers all
over the islands were satisfied with,
one dollar a day. It should be remem
bered the bill did not make the wages,,
but only "fixed a minimum rate. On
dollar was considered big wages. The
plantations were paying only 518 a
month. Leave it at a dollar as it stood.
They had no right to make a difference
Detween Honolulu and the other is-
McCandless siid it rrt ri. ?,
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the country. Country people did not
spend anything for water or for wood..
Lodgings were dearer in town,
j Paris was looking out all he could for-
the working man, but at the same time
he did not feel like binding the Gov
ernment down to pay not less than a
certain amount. The Government la
borer had to work but eight hours a
day, against 9 or 10 or 12 hours of
labor on the plantations. One dollar
was fair. They could not employ Asia
Achi considered that from the stand
point of the country members, the pro
posed rates would be a very good thing..
It would give the people in the coun
try so much more benefit from the loan
The amendments were rejected on a
show of hands and the bill passed by
the following vote:
Ayes Achi, Brown, Dickey, Gandall
Hayselden, Hewitt. Isenberg, Kalama,
Paris, Wilcox, Woods 11.
Noes Bishop, Dowsett, Lane, Mc
Many bills of both houses came up
on second reading and were referred,
to appropriate committees.
The prison inspectors bill passed sec-
The bill to repeal the Wide Tire Act
was tabled by adoption of the commit
tee's report," 7 to 4. on show of hands.
Paris called a halt on rushing things
when the bill providing for masters in
chancery and probate was about to be
passed second reading by adoption of
the judiciary committee's report. He
was in favor of having the bill read.
The Senators did not know what they
were doing. Mistakes might happen.
There was a tie vote, 7 to 7, on hav
ing the bill read and President Isen
berg gave his casting vote to have the
bill considered section by section.
The result was mistakes were dis
covered and the bill only passed second
reading after amendments had been
The bill relating to impersonation of '
public officers passed second reading,
third reading set for today.
By unanimous vote the Senate adopt
ed the report of the joint committee,
passing the House amendment to Sen
ate bill 35, '-making the Registrar's fee
for searching 25 cents for each year
searched, as before, instead of 75 cents
as the Senate made it.
. At 3:53 the Senate adjourned.
The House of Representatives has
got down at last to the real matter
which concerns most people, the bill
respecting taxation, and the session
yesterday afternoon was taken up
mainly in discussion of the bill, as pre
sented by Broad, in Committee of the
An attempt was made to reduce the
age limit for exemption from poll tax
from 60 to' 50 years on the motion of
Aylett, but the House voted it down.
A great deal of routine work was put
through during the day's session. The
joint resolution of Senator McCandless
to change the name of the Waikiki
Road, from King street to Kapiolani
park, to "Kalakaua Avenue" was
A letter from John Magoon protesting
against changing the Sunday laws was
read and filed.
The Miscellaneous Committee recom
mended the disallowance of Harris's
proposed appropriation of $50,000 for a
subsidy to a passenger and freight
steamer between Hawaii and the coast
giving the following reason:
"First That the financial condition
of the Territory does not admit of any
such large outlay, and
"Second That if any subsidy at all ;
is granted it should be extended to
those steamers plying between the dif-
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