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delegate shall possess the qualifications necessary for membership of the senate of the legislature of Hawaii.
Such election shall be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of every even year and at such places as shall be designated by the secretary of the Territory, The ballot for delegate shall be such as the legislature of Hawaii may designate, and until provision is made by the territorial legislature the ballot shall be of pink paper and shall be of the same general form as those used for the election of representatives to the legislature.
The method of certifying the names of candidates for place on this ballot and all the conduct of the election of a delegate shall be in conformity to the general election laws of the Territory of Hawaii.
The person having the greatest number of votes shall be declared by the governor duly elected, and a certificate shall be given accordingly.
Every such delegate shall have a seat in the House of Representatives, with the right of debate, but not of voting. In case of a vacancy occurring in the office of delegate, the governor of the Territory is directed to call a special election to fill 'such vacancy: Provided, however, That no vacancy shall be filled which occurs within five months of the expiration of a cogressional term.
The legislature of the Territory of Hawaii shall have the right to alter or amend any part of the election laws of said Territory, including those providing for an election of delegate to Congress, and its action shall be the law, with full binding force, until altered. amended. or repealed by Congress [As amended by act of June 28, 1906.1
FEDERAL COURT, SEC. St. There shall be established in the said Territory a distriet court. to consist of two judges, who shall reside therein and be called distriet judges and who shall each receive an annual salary of six thousand dollars. The said court while in session shall be presided over by only one of said judges. The two judges shall from time to time, either by order or rules of court, prescribe at what times and in what class of cases each of them shall preside. The said two judges shall have the same powers in all matters coming before sail court.
The president of the United States. by and with the advice and consent of the Senate of the United States, shall appoint two district judges, a district attorney, and a marshal of the United States for the said district, and said judges, attorney, ind' marshal shall hold office for six years unless sooner te moved by the President.
The said court shall have, in addition to the ordinary jurisdiction of dis trict courts of the United States, jurisdiction of all cases cognizable in ! circuit court of the United States, and shall proceed therein in the same mas ner as a circuit court; and the said judges, district attorney, and marsisi shall have and exercise in the Territory of Hawaii all the powers conferred by the laws of the United States upon the judges, district attorneys, god marshals of district and circuit courts of the United States.
Writs of error and appeals from the said district court shall be had ani allowed to the circuit court of appeals for the ninth judicial circuit in the same manner as writs of error and appeals are allowed from circuit courts to circuit courts of appeal as provided by law, and appeals and writs of error may be taken to the Supreme Court of the United States from said distris court in cases where appeals and writs of error are allowed from the distrēt and circuit courts of the United States to the Supreme Court, and the lass of the United States relating to juries and jury trials shall be applicable to said district court. The laws of the United States relating to appeals, TIIS of error, removal of causes, and other matters and proceedings as between the courts of the United States and the courts of the several states shall govern in such matters and proceedings as between the courts of the United States and the courts of the Territory of Hawaii. Regular terms of sil court shall be held at Honolulu on the second Monday in April and October,
SEC. $9. That until furthe and landings constructed or ce Seacoast, bay, roadstead, or ha gorernment of the Territory o rerenues derived therefrom, on good condition for the use all charges shall be made by the g use of any such property by the Terenue cutter, or other boat or
SEC. 90. That Hawaiian pe Telopes at the postoffices of the shall not be sold, but. together at such office as herein provide the Postmaster-General of the canceled shall, if presented at takes effect, be received at their postal cards, and stamped envele gate face value and, so far as ma
SEC. 91. That, except as of and transferred to the l'nited joint resolution of annexation, a ninety-eight, shall be and remai gorernment of the Territory of and cared for by it, at its own gress, or taken for the uses and of the President or of the Gover erty so taken for the uses and pu to its previous status by direction public property in the possession of water, sewer. electric, and oth and educational intitutions, ceme landings, harbor improvements, pu required for any such purposes. rection of the President, and the Territory may thereafter be trans subdivision thereof by direction by the legislature. [As amended by
may be held at such times and places in said district as ay deem expedient. The said district judges shall appoint urt at a salary of three thousand dollars per annum and porter of said court at a salary of one thousand two hununum: Provided, That writs of error and appeals may also e supreme court of the Territory of Hawaii to the Supreme eal States in all cases where the amount involved, exclusive of e sum or value of five thousand dollars. [As amended by 1:*), and by act of March 3, 1909.)
INTERNAL-REVENUE DISTRICT. hat the Territory of Hawaii shall constitute a district for the e internal revenue of the United States, with a collector, whose ilt Honolulu, and deputy collectors at such other places in the : as the Secretary of the Treasury shall direct.
(U'STOMS DISTRICT. That the Territory of Hawaii shall comprise a customs district | States, with ports of entry and delivery at Honolulu, Hilo, Mahuabiului.
REVENUES FROM 9. That until further provision is made by Congress the wharves ngs constructed or controlled by the Republic of Hawaii on any bay, roadstead, or harbor shall remain under the control of the nt of the Territory of Hawaii, which shall receive and enjoy all
derived therefrom, on condition that said property shall be kept in Idition for the use and convenience of commerce, but no tolls or
shall be made by the government of the Territory of Hawaii for the my such property by the United States, or by any vessel of war, tug.
cutter, or other boat or transport in the service of the United States. (. 990. That Hawaiian postage stamps, postal cards, and stamped ene at the postoffices of the Hawaiian Islands when this act takes effect not be sold, but together with those that shall thereafter be receiveil ch office as herein provided, shall be canceled under the direction of Post master-General of the l'nited States; those previously sold and unled shall, if presented at such offices within six months after this act s effect, be received at their face value in exchange for postage stamps, al cards, and stamped envelopes of the United States of the same aggree face value and, so far as may be, of such denominations as desired.
SEC. M. That, except as otherwise provided, the public property ceded i transferred to the l'nited States by the Republic of Hawaii under the int resolution of annexation, approved July seventh, eighteen hundred and nety-eight, shall be and remain in the possession, use, and control of the prerument of the Territory of Hawaii, and shall be maintained, managed, nd cared for by it, at its own expense, until otherwise provided for by Concress, or taken for the uses and purposes of the United States by direction of the President or of the Governor of Hawaii. And any such public property so taken for the uses and purposes of the United States may be restored to its previous status by direction of the President; and the title to any such public property in the possession and use of the Territory for the purposes of water, sewer. electric, and other public works, penal, charitable, scientific, and educational intitutions, cemeteries, hospitals, parks, bighways, wharves, landings, harbor improvements, public buildings, or other public purposes, or l'equired for any such purposes, may be transferred to the Territory by dilection of the President, and the title to any property so transferred to the Territory may thereafter be transferred to any city, county, or other political subdivision thereof by direction of the governor when thereunto authorized by the legislature. [As amended by act of May 27, 1910.)
SEC. 92. That the following officers shall receive the following annual salaries to be paid by the United States: The governor, seven thousand dol. lars; the secretary of the Territory, four thousand dollars; the ehief justice of the supreme Court of the Territory, six thousand dollars; the associate justices of the supreme court, five thousand five hundred dollars each; the judges of the circuit courts, four thousand dollars each; the United States district attorney, four thousand dollars; the United States marshal, three thousand dollars. And the governor shall receive annually, in addition to his salary, the sum of five hundred dollars for stationery, postage, and inci. dentals; also his traveling expenses while absent from the capital on official business and the sum of two thousand dollars annually for his private secte tary. Las amended by act of May 27, 1910.)
IMPORTS FROM HAWAII INTO THE UNITED STATES. SEC. 93. That imports from any of the Hawaiian Islands, into any State or any other Territory of the United States, of any dutiable articles not the growth, production, or manufacture of said islands, and imported into then from any foreign country after July seventh, eighteen hundred and ninetyeight, and before this act takes effect, shall pay the same duties that are imposed on the same articles when imported into the United States from any foreign country.
INVESTIGATION OF FISHERIES. SEC. 94. That the Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries of the United States is empowered and required to examine into the entire subject of fisheries and the laws relating to the fishing rights in the Territory of Hawaii, and report to the President touching the same, and to recommend such changes in said law's as he shall see fit.
REPEAL OF LAWS CONFERRING EXCLUSIVE FISHING RIGHTS. SEC. 95. That all laws of the Republic of Hawaii which confer exclusive tishing rights upon any person or persons are hereby repealed, and all fisheries in the sea waters of the Territory of Hawaii not included in any fish pond or artificial inclosure shall be free to all citizens of the United States, sulject, however, to vestel rights; but no such rested right shall be valid after three years from the taking effect of this act unless established as hereinafter provided.
PROCEEDINGS FOR OPENING FISHERIES TO CITIZENS. SEC. 96. That any person who claims al private right to any such fishery shall, within two years, after the taking effect of this act, file his petition in a circuit court of the Territory of Hawaii, setting forth his claim to such fishing right, service of which petition shall be made upon the attorney-general who shall conduct the case for the Territory, and such case shall be conducted as an ordinary action at law.
That if such fishing right be established, the attorney-general of the Territory of Hawaii may proceed, in such manner as may be provided by lae for the condemnation of property for public use, to condemn such private right of fishing to the use of citizens of the United States upon making just compensation, which compensation, when lawfully ascertained, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury of the Territory of Hawaii not otherwise apprepriated.
QUARANTINE. Sec. 97. That quarantine stations shall be established at such places in the Territory of Hawaii as the Supervising Surgeon-General of the Marine Hospital Service of the United States shall direct. and the quarantine regulstions for said islands relating to the importation of diseases from other coutries shall be under the control of the Government of the United States The quarantine station and grounds at the harbor of Honolulu, together with all the public property belonging to that service, shall be transferred to the Marine-Hospital Service of the United States, and said quarantine grounds
hall continue to be so used ther grounds which may be sel
The health laws of the go Bonolulu and other harbors ar trol of the health of the island ment of the Territory of Haw tions of the United States,
SEC. 98. That all vessels af Jugust, eighteen hundred il de by citizens of the United Ibe following-named vessels cla terpie, Star of Russia, Falls o registered as American vessels. tbereto, and the coasting trade portion of the l'nited States, st dons of law applicable to such
SEC. 99. That the portion Irown land is hereby declared Fighteen hundred and ninety-e Hawaiian government, and to be ing the same, and from all cla issues, and profits thereof. It as may be provided by law.
SEC. 100. That for the pur L'nited States residence in the this act shall be deemed equiva the Territory of Hawaii, and intention to become a citizen allegiance shall not apply to least five years prior to the tak of the laws of the United Star applicable, apply to persons in
All records relating to natu come citizens of the United Sta recorded, or issued prior to th June twenty-ninth, nineteen hun the Territory of Hawaii, shall i been made, filel, recorded, or is aliens, but shall not be by this by act of May 27, 1910.)
SEC. 101. That Chinese in effect may within one year the quired by “An Act to probibit t States," approved May fifth, eig an act approved November thir "An Act to amend an Act entiti persons into the United States. ninety-two," and until the expir. unlawfully in the United State: Provided, however, That no Chi tificate or not. shall be allowed to I'nited States from the Hawaiian
SEC, 102. conduct of any postal savings bar the Secretary of the Treasury, in States as expressed in an act eng ing the Hawaiian Islands to the hundred and ninety-eight, shall r Postal Savings Bank to the pers spective rights and be shall maj for paying such persons and for
That the laws o
) be useul and employed until the station is changed to lich may be selected by order of the Secretary of the Treasury. Jaws of the government of Hawaii relating to the harbor of ther harbors and inlets from the sea and to the internal conth of the islands shall remain in the jurisdiction of the governerritory of Hawaii, subject to the quarantine laws and regulanited States. cbat all vessels carrying Hawaiian registers on the twelfth day chteen hundred and ninety-eight, and which were owned bona is of the l'nited States, or the citizens of Hawaii, together with -Damed vessels claiming Hawaiian register, Star of France, Euof Russia, Falls of Clyde, and Wilscott, shall be entitled to be | American vessels, with the benefits and privileges appertaining
the coasting trade between the islands aforesaid and any other he United States, shall be regulated in accordance with the provi
applicable to such trade between any two great coasting districts. ). That the portion of the public domain heretofore known as I is hereby declared to have been, on the twelfth day of August, undred and ninety-eight, and prior thereto, the property of the government, and to be free and clear from any trust of or concernme, and from all claim of any nature whatsoever, upon the rents, d profits thereof. It shall be subject to alienation and other uses e provided by law. 100. That for the purposes of naturalization under the laws of the States residence in the Hawaii Islands prior to the taking effect of
shall be deemed equivalent to residence in the United States and in ritory of Hawaii, and the requirement of a previous declaration of n to become a citizen of the United States and to renounce former ce shall not apply to persons who have resided in said islands at ve years prior to the taking effect of this act; but all other provisions
laws of the United States relating to naturalization shall, so far as ble, apply to persons in the said islands. | records relating to naturalization, all declarations of intention to becitizens of the United States, and all certificates of naturalization filed, led, or issued prior to the taking effect of the naturalization act of twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and six, in or from any circuit court of Territory of Hawaii, shall for all purposes be deemed to be and to have
made, fileul, recorded, or issued by a court with jurisdiction to naturalize as, but shall not be by this Act further validated or legalized. [As amended rict of May 27, 1910.)
SEC. 101. That Chinese in the Hawaiian Islands when this act takes ect may within one year thereafter obtain certificates of residence as reired by "An Act to prohibit the coming of Chinese persons into the United ates," approved May fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, as amended by
act approved November third, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, entitled An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act to prohibit the coming of Chinese ersons into the United States,' approved May fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two," and until the expiration of said year shall not be deemed to be Mlawfully in the United States if found therein without such certificates : Provided, however, That no Chinese laborer, whether he shall hold such certificate or not. shall be allowed to enter any State, Territory, or District of the l'nited States from the Hawaiian Islands.
SEC. 102. That the laws of Hawaii relating to the establishment and conduet of any postal savings bank or institution are hereby abolished. And the Secretary of the Treasury, in the execution of the agreement of the United States as expressed in an act entitled “Joint Resolution to provide for annex
ing the Hawaiian Islands to the United States," approved July seven, eighteen mi hundred and ninety-eigbt, shall pay the amounts on deposit in the Hawaiian
Postal Savings Bank to the persons entitled thereto, according to their respective rights, and be shall make all needful orders, rules, and regulations for paying such persons and for notifying such persons to present their de
provisions of the act of April 28 ernment for the Canal Zone, anc ning May 9, 1904. A second act
ernment of the Canal Zone was es
mands for payment. So much money as is necessary to pay said demands is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise ap propriated, to be available on and after the first day of July, nineteen hundred, when such payments shall begin, and none of said demands shall bear
PANA interest after said date, and no deposit shall be made in said bank after said date. Said demands of such persons shall be certified to by the chief executive of Hawaii as being genuine and due to the persons presenting the
an det to provide for the same, and his certificate shall be sealed with the official seal of the Territory,
the Panama Canal, ani and countersigned by its secretary, and shall be approved by the Secretary
Be it enacted by the of the Interior, who shall draw his warrant for the amount due upon the
States of America in Coi Treasurer of the United States, and when the same are so paid no further
under water of the width liabilities shall exist in respect of the same against the governments of the
on each side of the center l'nited States or of Hawaii.
thereon, which zone begii SEC. 103. That any money of the Hawaiian Postal Savings Bank that
mean low-water mark and shall remain unpaid to the persons entitled thereto on the first day of July,
the Pacific Ocean to the d nineteen hundred and one, ind any assets of said bank shall be turned orer
mark, excluding therefrom by the government of Hawaii to the Treasurer of the United States, and the
harbors located within said Secretary of the Treasury shall cause an account to be stated, as of said
of Panama dated Novembe date, between such government of Hawaii and the United States in respect to
ing all islands within said said Hawaiian Postal Savings Bank.
of islands in the Bay of P SEC, 104. This act shall take effect forty-five days from and after the date
and any lands and waters of the approval thereof, excepting only as to section fifty-two, relating to ap
necessary or convenient or propriations, which shall take effect upon such approval.
renient for the constructio Approved, April 30, 1900.
of the said canal or of an or convenient for the cons tertion of said canal, the 1 the t'nited States by the t of Panama, the ratification day of February, nineteen as the Canal Zone, and th after be known and desis authorizel, by treaty with land or land under water the grant, that he may deer tion, or protection of the I under water not deemed ne onder water which may be tional land or land under Zone.
SEC. 2. That al laws. promulga ted in the Canal z and sanitation of the Canal are hereby ratified and con otberwise provide. The ex Executive order are recogniz the courts provided for in the
SEC. 3. That the Presic that all land and land unde necessary for the constructie tion of the Panama Canal, ill. claims anxl titles of adverse by agreement title to any suclaim or occupancy shall be States and compensation ther aforesaid treaty with the R treaty as may hereafter be in
The Panama Canal Zone the Republic of Panama, by whistrip of territory ten miles in wi