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At 11:08 o'clock, upon motion of Senator Smith, seconded by Senator Dowsett, the Senate resolved itself into Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of Senate Bill No. 91, entitled "An Act to Regulate the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors, repealing Acts 25 and 67 of the Session Laws of 1905;" Senator Woods in the Chair.

At 11:47 o'clock, the Senate came to order.

Under suspension of the Rules, Senator Lane for the Printing Committee reported Senate Bill No. 95 printed and ready for distribution.

The Report was ordered accepted.

A Message (No. 17) from the Governor, vetoing House Bili No. 123, was read by the Clerk as follows:

A MESSAGE.

TO THE LEGISLATURE OF THE TERRITORY OF HAWAII:

Herewith I return House Bill Number One Hundred and Twenty-three, entitled, "AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 18 OF CHAPTER 7 of ACT 39 OF THE SESSION LAWS OF 1905," which I am unable to approve.

The Bill aims to restrict and hamper the County Supervisors. Section 18 of the County Act now provides that no person can hold more than one office at the same time. The word "office," considering its position in the Charter on the Qualifications of Officers and the context, means an "elective office," all of which are salaried. Therefore, the insertion of the word "salaried" does not, when considered alone, add to the present section. But the addition of the words “either elective or appointive," after the word "office," materially changes the section, making it apply to and include all officers, whether those chosen by the people or those appointed to subordinate positions by the Supervisors or other County Officers.

The effect will be a further distribution of appointive offices, many of which should not carry a living salary, for the amount of work required, though necessary, may not be sufficient to occupy a person's full time. The tendency will then be to force the Counties to pay larger salaries than should be paid for the services rendered, which means a waste of public money.

This alone appears to me sufficient for withholding my approval.

A further objection to the Bill is one of form. The title expresses its subject matter to be the amendment of Section 18

of the County Act. Section 1 of the Bill makes this amendment. Section 2 of the Bill provides that "the Auditor of any County shall not issue warrants to one person who holds more than one salaried office at the same time." This Section is intended as a means of enforcing the provisions of the amended Section 18. It, however, is not made a part of Section 18, nor added as a new Section to the County Act, but stands as a separate provision imposing a new duty on the County Auditors. While perhaps the purpose is so closely connected with that of the amendment to Section 18 as to make the two, when read together, embrace but one subject, as required by Section 45 of the Organic Act, yet not being made a part of the amendment, nor added to the County Act as a new Section, it follows, in my opinion, that the subject of the Section is not expressed in the title of the Act, as is also required by Section 45 of the. Organic Act.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1907.

G. R. CARTER,

Governor of Hawaii.

Senator Knudsen moved that consideration of the Message be deferred until Tuesday, April 9th, 1907. Seconded by Senator Dowsett and carried.

A Message (No. 18) from the Governor, vetoing House Bill No. 41, was read by the Clerk as follows:

A MESSAGE.

TO THE LEGISLATURE OF THE TERRITORY OF HAWAII:

Herewith I return House Bill Number Forty-one, entitled "An Act to Amend Section 2 of the Revised Laws in Relation to Promulgation of Laws," which I am unable to approve.

The amendment proposed by this Bill is to require the "publisning" of all laws in newspapers "pubished in the several counties," instead of in Honolulu.

The term "to publish" is not synonymous with "to print.” Ordinarily, "to publish" is to send forth a printed work for sale or distribution; to make known or to make public; and thus all newspapers which have a general circulation throughout the Islands may be said to have been "publisned in the

several Counties." And that newspaper which has the greatest circulation would undoubtedly best accomplish this object.

To print the laws in English and Hawaiian in each County means a large increase in expense without corresponding advantage to the public. The only parties to gain thereby would be the newspapers printed in other places than Honolulu, and they, under the present law, are free to bid for the work. G. R. CARTER,

Executive Chamber, April 6th, 1907.

Governor of Hawaii.

Senator Knudsen moved that consideration of the Message be deferred until Tuesday, April 9th, 1907. Seconded by Senator Dowsett and carried.

At 11:55 o'clock, upon motion of Senator Knudsen, seconded by Senator Dowsett, the Senate again resolved itself into Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of Senate Eill No. 91; Senator Woods in the Chair.

At 12:02 o'clock the Senate came to order.

Senator Woods for the Committee reported progress and asked leave to sit again.

Upon motion of Senator Knudsen, seconded by Senator Dowsett, the Report of the Committee was adopted.

At 12:04 o'clock, upon motion of Senater Makekau, seconded by Senator Woods, the Senate adjourned.

WILLIAM SAVIDGE,

Clerk of the Senate.

Approved by the Senate:

E. F. BISHOP,

President of the Senate.

FORTIETH DAY.

Monday, April 8th, 1907.

The Senate met, pursuant to adjournment, at 9:30 o'clock. After prayer by the Chaplain, the Roll was called showing Senator Chillingworth absent.

The Journal of the Thirty-Ninth Day was read and, upon motion of Senator Dowsett, seconded by Senator Coelho, approved

as read.

A Communication (No. 34) from Wm. F. Kaae, County Clerk of the County of Maui, transmitting Resolution adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Maui, was read by the Clerk as follows:

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF MAUI.

Wailuku, April 5, 19 07.

Hon. E. F. Bishop,

President of the Senate,

Honolulu, T. H.

Sir: I am instructed by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Maui to forward to you the enclosed copy of a reso lution which speaks for itself.

I beg to remain,

Yours very respectfully,

WM. F. KAAE,

County Clerk, County of Maul.

Wailuku, Maui, T. H., April 4, 1907

RESOLUTION NO. 98.

Presented by Thomas M. Church, Supervisor.

WHEREAS, a meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Maui was held on the 15th day of December, 1906, for the purpose of discussing and adopting recommendations for appropirate legislation to be submitted to the Legislative Session of 1907, at which by invitation of said Board all heads of County Departments and many of the prominent citizens of the County of Maui were present; and

WHEREAS, at said meeting among others, the following item, by unanimous vote of all present, was inserted in said list of recommendations to the Legislature, to-wit: "That the County Act be so amended that regular sessions of the Board

of Supervisors be held on the first Wednesday after the 5th day of each month.... ;" and

WHEREAS, a meeting of the Republican County Committee of the County of Maui was held at the Republican Headquarters at Wailuku, County of Maui, on the 10th day of January, 1907, for a like purpose, at which were present by invitation members of the Board of Supervisors and heads of departments of the County of Maui and other prominent citizens, at which meeting the Hon. W. J. Coelho acted as Secretary; and

WHEREAS, at said meeting, a resolution of the same tenor as that above mentioned, to-wit: "That the County Act be so amended that regular sessions of the Board of Supervisors be held on the first Wednesday after the 5th day of each monta .;" was passed with the unanimous support of all pre

cincts represented; and

WHEREAS, it appears from the Act recently passed by the Legislature now in session that the Honorable members thereof have not been properly informed of the nature of said recommendations, from the fact that the said Act so passed utterly fails to attain the object intended by the said recommendations; and

WHEREAS, the main object desired in said recommendations was to provide sufficient time between the closing day of each month and the date of the subsequent meeting to enable the officials in the various outlying districts, some of them residing on separate islands properly to prepare reports of work and expenditure, and to make out and have signed payrolls and bills; and

WHEREAS, under the present Act this is absolutely impossible when the date of meetings of the Board of Supervisors falls, as it now, frequently does, and hereafter will, on the first, second, third, fourth or fifth day of the month, owing to the great distance to be overcome, with uncertain modes of travel, and infrequent mail service for the outlying districts; and

WHEREAS, Wednesday is the most convenient day of the week for said meetings on account of the sailing times of the regular steamers from the outlying districts; and

WHEREAS, it is impracticable for the Board of Supervisors of the County of Maui to meet oftner than once in each month for the reason that, in such event, the Supervisors from the Districts of Molokai and Hana would be required practically to maintain their residences at the County seat, contrary to the provisions of Section 17, Chapter 7, of Act 39, Session Laws of 1905; and

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