Message from the President of the United States: Transmitting the Report of the Hawaiian Commission, Appointed in Pursuance of the "Joint Resolution to Provide for Annexing the Hawaiian Islands to the United States," Approved July 7, 1898

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1898 - 724 pages

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Contents

Production of electricity Hilo 102
102
Pacific cable 103
103
TITLE V
105
Coins and currency 106
106
Public moneys and accounts 107
107
The postoffice 109
109
Page
119
Taxation educational and judical districts 127
127
Exemptions from taxation forest lands 128
128
Income tax 129
129
Stamp duties 130
130
Import duties general rates and exceptions 134
134
DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEYGENERAL Page Chapter 71 The attorneygeneral 136
136
Police 137
137
Prisons and houses of correction 141
141
Care and custody of prisoners 143
143
Prison inspectors 144
144
Commutation of punishment 145
145
TITLE VII
147
TITLE VIII
149
District courts 150
150
Circuit courts and circuit judges at chambers 152
152
The supreme court 158
158
Clerks of the judiciary department 160
160
Masters in chancery 162
162
Procedure Chapter 85 Civil procedure in district courts 164
164
Civil procedure in courts of record
166
Abatement of actions
176
Statute of limitations
178
Statute of frauds and perjuries
182
Juries and trial by jury
183
Means of obtaining evidence
187
Appeals and exceptions
199
Writ of error
203
Appeal bonds
204
Judgment execution and new trial
205
Costs in the judiciary department
208
Equity admiralty and probate jurisdiction
214
Suits by and against the Hawaiian Government
219
Eminent domain
221
Landings
224
Escheat of lands
225
Naturalization of aliens
226
Extraordinary legal remedies
227
The writ of habeas corpus
231
Remedies of landlords
235
Recovery of personal property
238
The arrest of debtors
240
Garnishee of Government beneficiaries
243
Liens 2 17
247
Interpleader
250
Quieting titles
252
Sale of mortgaged property
253
Bankruptcy
255
Commissioners of private ways and water rights Extra judicial officers
262
Registrar of conveyances
264
Notaries public
267
TITLE IX
269
Names
270
Dower
273
Divorce and separation
275
Guardians and wards
279
TITLE X
287
Joint stock companies
290
Banking companies
292
Foreign corporations
299
Descent of property
301
Wills
303
Interest
305
Legal majority 806
306
Effect of land commission award
308
Construction of statutes where the English and Hawaiian ver sions do not agree
309
APPENDIX Rules and regulations for elections
310
PENAL LAWS Chapter 1 Definitions
326
General provisions
327
Capacity and responsibility
328
Receiving stolen goods
340
Gross cheats
341
Arson
343
Malicious injury
344
Cruelty to animals
345
Felonious branding of cattle
346
Perjury
347
Conspiracy
348
Obstructing the course of justice
349
Forgery
352
Coins and currency
355
Libel
356
Affray
358
Common nuisance
359
Vagrantsdisorderly persons
365
Riots and unlawful assemblies
366
Gambling
368
Night
370
Intoxicating liquors
371
Keeping a disorderly house 883
383
Accessories after the fact
384
Suppression of offenses
385
Search warrants
386
Arrests
388
Bail
389
Fines and costs
391
Criminal jurisdiction
392
Criminal procedure
395
Carrying deadly weapons
409
Desertion of husband or wife
425
To mitigate the evils and diseases arising from prostitution
426
Disease of sheep
427
The public health
428
Coroners inquest
439
For the protection of places of sepulture
441
Fires and fireproof buildings
446
Gunpowder
459
Public markets
460
Port regulations
462
Whale ships
464
Aid for seamens hospital
467
Offenses against sundry departments of the Government
468
Masters and servants
470
Of highways and bridges
475
Landing and driving cattle in Honolulu
478
Trespass of animalsbrands and marks
479
Birds and game
481
Elections
484
Taxes
487
Explosives
488
For the construction of statutes where the English and Hawa iian versions do not agree
492
Control of the press
493
Immigration
494
Agriculture and forestry
495
Seditious offenses
497
Courtsmartial
499
Sailing regulations
501
Quarantine of animals
502
SESSION LAWS OF 1898
505
Streets
506
Appropriations
507
Duties
508
National guard
509
Foreign goods marked as if Hawaiian goods
511
Notice of increase of assessment
512
Appeals and exceptions
520
Appeals
521
Patents for homesteads
522
Marine park
523
Manufacture of wine
524
Barbedwire fences
531
Light wine beer and ale licenses
538
Eminent domain
540
Act 64 Pounds
543
Street railway in Honolulu
556

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Page 240 - ... for the prosecution of the action, for the return of the property to the defendant if return thereof be adjudged, and for the payment to him of such sum as may for any cause be recovered against the plaintiff...
Page 197 - A witness may be cross-examined as to previous statements made by him in writing, or reduced into writing, relative to the subject-matter of the cause, without such writing being shown to him ; but if it is intended to contradict such witness by the writing, his attention must, before such contradictory proof can be given, be called to those parts of the writing which are to be used for the purpose of so contradicting him...
Page 238 - He shall, also, without delay, serve on the defendant a copy of the affidavit, notice and undertaking, by delivering the same to him personally, if he can be found, or to his agent, from whose possession the property is taken ; or if neither can be found, by leaving them at the usual place of abode of either, with some person of suitable age and discretion ; or if neither have any known place of abode, by putting them in the nearest post-office, directed to the defendant.
Page 295 - Shareholders (Sec. 5210). —The president and cashier of every national banking association shall cause to be kept at all times a full and correct list of the names and residences of all the shareholders in the association, and the number of shares held by each, in the office where its business is transacted. Such list shall be subject to the inspection of all the shareholders and creditors of the association, and the officers authorized to assess taxes under state authority, during business hours...
Page 238 - Where a delivery is claimed, an affidavit must be made by the plaintiff, or by some one in his behalf, showing: 1. That the plaintiff is the owner of the property claimed (particularly describing it), or is entitled to the possession thereof; 2.
Page 197 - Comparison of a disputed writing with any writing proved to the satisfaction of the judge to be genuine, shall be permitted to be made by witnesses ; and such writings, and the evidence of witnesses respecting the same may be submitted to the court and jury as evidence of the genuineness or otherwise of the writing in dispute.
Page 197 - ... prove that he has made at other times a statement inconsistent with his present testimony; but before such last-mentioned proof can be given, the circumstances of the supposed statement, sufficient to designate the particular occasion, must be mentioned to the witness, and he must be asked whether or net he has made such statement.
Page 510 - If it is colored, coated, polished, or powdered whereby damage or inferiority is concealed, or if by any means it is made to appear better or of greater value than it really is.
Page 151 - Each stockholder of a corporation, or joint-stock association, shall be individually and personally liable for such proportion of all its debts and liabilities contracted or incurred, during the time he was a stockholder, as the amount of stock or shares owned by him bears to the whole of the subscribed capital stock, or shares of the corporation or association.
Page 468 - Such books and records shall be open at all reasonable times to the • inspection of any official charged with the enforcement of this Act.

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