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collect taxes to pay the interest on the said bonds and the principal - thereof.

S. 38.—Mr. Carlisle: A Bill to amend Section 2662, Code of Laws, 1912, so as to enlarge the borrowing powers of directors.

ENACTING WORDS STRICKEN OUT.

S. 22.—Mr. Carlisle: A Bill further regulating the powers and duties of grand juries.

Mr. LANEY moved to strike out the enacting words of the Bill.

After debate by Messrs. LANEY, WESTON and CROUCH against, and Mr. CARLISLE in favor of, the Bill,

The motion of the Senator from Chesterfield was carried on a division vote 22 to 12, and the enacting words of the Bill were stricken out.

DEBATE.

S. 43.—Mr. Goodwin: A Bill to amend Section 608, Volume II, Criminal Code of 1912, relating to numbers on motor vehicles.

Messrs. GOODWIN, SULLIVAN, YOUNG, LANEY, CHRISTENSEN and APPELT spoke in favor of, and Messrs. BANKS, CLIFTON, MULLINS, WESTON, WILLIAMS against, the Bill.

Mr. APPELT proposed the following amendment, which was adopted :

Amend by striking out on line 13 the word "immovable" and insert the word "stationary."

Mr. CLIFTON proposed the following amendment:

This Act shall not apply to the counties of Sumter, Marion, Richland, Abbeville, Colleton, Marlboro, Williamsburg, Bamberg,

, Georgetown, Barnwell, Saluda, Berkeley, Kershaw, Calhoun, Aiken, Lexington, Hampton and Clarendon.

Mr. SULLIVAN moved to lay the amendment on the table.

The question was taken on agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Anderson, on which the yeas and nays were demanded and taken, resulting as follows:

Yeas—Messrs. Appelt, Beamguard, Christensen, Ginn, Goodwin, Hardin, Johnstone, Ketchin, Laney, Lawson, Lide, Strait, Stuckey, Sullivan, Verner, Young-16.

Nays—Messrs. Ackerman, Banks, Black, Buck, Carlisle, Clifton, Crouch, Dennis, Epps, Hough, Johnson, Manning, Mars, McLaurin, Mullins, Nicholson, Patterson, Sharpe, Walker, Weston, Williams-21.

So the motion of the Senator from Anderson was lost, and the Senate refused to lay the amendment upon the table.

Mr. CHRISTENSEN moved to indefinitely postpone the Bill.

The question was taken on agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Beaufort, on which the yeas and nays were demanded and taken, resulting as follows:

Yeas-Messrs. Ackerman, Black, Clifton, Crouch, Epps, Hough, Manning, Mars, McLaurin, Mullins, Walker, Weston, Williams-13.

Nays-Messrs. Appelt, Banks, Beamguard, Buck, Carlisle, Christensen, Dennis, Ginn, Goodwin, Hardin, Johnson, Johnstone, Kechin, Laney, Lawson, Lide, Nicholson, Patterson, Richardson, Sharpe, Strait, Stuckey, Sullivan, Verner, Young—25.

So the motion of the Senator from Beaufort to indefinitely postpone the Bill was lost.

The question was then taken on agreeing to the amendment of the Senator from Sumter, on which the yeas and nays were demanded and taken, resulting as follows:

Yeas-Messrs. Ackerman, Banks, Black, Carlisle, Clifton, Crouch, Dennis, Epps, Hough, Mars, McLaurin, Patterson, Sharpe, Walker, Weston, Williams-16.

Nays-Messrs. Appelt, Beamguard, Buck, Christensen, Ginn, Hardin, Johnson, Johnstone, Ketchin, Laney, Lawson, Lide, Nicholson, Strait, Stuckey, Sullivan, Verner, Young—18.

So the amendment was rejected.

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The Senator from Laurens was paired with the Senator from Marion. If present the Senator from Marion would vote "Aye,” the Senator from Laurens "Nay."

Mr. WESTON proposed the following amendment:

On line 13, after the word "immovable,' add the following: "Provided, Nothing herein contained shall apply to motor vehicles who are now numbered."

Mr. GOODWIN moved to lay the amendment upon the table.

The question was taken on agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Laurens, on which the yeas and nays were demanded and taken, resulting as follows:

Yeas--Messrs. Appelt, Beamguard, Buick, Carlisle, Christensen, Dennis, Epps, Ginn, Goodwin, Hardin, Johnson, Johnstone. Ketchin, Laney, Lawson, Lide, Nicholson, Strait, Stuckey, Sullivan, Verner, Young--22.

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Nays-Messrs. Ackerman, Banks, Black, Clifton, Crouch, Hough, Mars, McLaurin, Patterson, Sharpe, Walker, Weston, Williams—13.

So the motion of the Senator from Laurens was carried, and the amendment was laid upon the table.

Mr. LAWSON proposed the following amendment, which was adopted:

Amend, on line 11, of printed Bill, by inserting after the word "ground" and before the word "of" the following words: "if the motor vehicle is light in color and white on black ground if the motor vehicle is dark in color.”

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POINT OF ORDER.

Mr. CLIFTON raised the point of order, that the Bill did not conform with the requirements of Rule XLIV of the Senate, in that: First, That the title of the same did not conform to the rule; second, that the subject matter of the Bill did not conform to the rule.

The Chair overruled the first point of order and sustained the second point of order.

TIME FIXED.

Mr. CARLISLE moved that when the Senate adjourn it stand adjourned to meet Wednesday at 10:30 a. m., which motion was adopted.

ADJOURNMENT. At 10:25 p. m. the Senate, on motion of Mr. WESTON, adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 1913.

The Senate assembled at 10:30 a. m., the hour to which it stood adjourned, and was called to order by the PRESIDENT.

The roll was called, and, a quorum answering to their names, the PRESIDENT announced the Senate ready to proceed to business.

The proceedings were opened with prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. A. Freed.

The Clerk proceeded to read the Journal of yesterday, whereupon, on motion of Mr. Ginn, the further reading of the Journal was dispensed with.

The PRESIDENT called for Petitions, Memorials, Presentments of Grand Juries and such like papers.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

The following Bills and Resolutions were introduced:

S. 154.-Mr. EARLE: A Bill to amend an Act approved on the 26th day of December, A. D. 1885, entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of a new school district in Greenville county, and to authorize the levy and collection of a local tax therein," as amended by an Act approved on the 20th day of December, A. D. 1893, so as to authorize the levy and collection of a special tax not exceeding six mills on the dollar in the school district of the city of Greenville.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Legislation.

S. 155.-Mr. SHARPE: A Bill to repeal an Act entitled "An Act to provide for commutation road tax for Lexington county, and to provide for the maintaining, repairing and working of the public highways of said county; and to provide penalties for the county road overseers and road hands for failure to perform the duties herein required.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Legislation.

S. 168.—Mr. McLAURIN: A Joint Resolution to provide for a commission to investigate the practicability and advisability and the cost of operating the limestone and phosphate mines of this State with convict labor.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Mines and Mining

S. 169.-Mr. CARLISLE: A Bill to declare the use of the word heirs unnecessary in certain conveyances.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 170.--Mr. HOUGH: A Bill to amend Section 2 of an Act entitled “An Act to fix the time for holding Courts in the Fifth Judicial Circuit,” known as Act No. 433, 1912, relating to the time of holding the Common Pleas Court in Kershaw county.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 171.-Mr. CARLISLE: A Bill to amend Volume 1, Civil Code, 1912, by adding a section immediately after Section 3542, to be known as Section "3542a," with reference to the recording of instruments affecting real estate.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary,

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

Mr. JOHNSTONE, from the Committee on Local Legislation, submitted a favorable report, with amendments, on

S. 132 (H. 80.--Mr. Hutson): A Bill to repeal so much of the Acts of 1912 creating Jasper county as provided for certain County Commissioners as named in said Act.

Ordered for consideration tomorrow.

Mr. McCOWN, from the Committee on County Offices and County Officers, submitted a favorable report on

S. 141.—Mr. Stuckey: A Bill to create the office of Master for Lee county.

Ordered for consideration tomorrow.

Mr. JOHNSTONE, from the Committee on Local Legislation, submitted a favorable report on

S. 142.-Mr. Crouch: A Bill to authorize the Town Council of the town of Saluda, Saluda county, to issue bonds for the purpose of redeeming and retiring ten thousand ($10,000) dollars in bonds, heretofore issued under an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the town of Saluda, in Saluda county, upon the petition of a majority of its,” etc.

Ordered for consideration tomorrow.

Mr. JOHNSTONE, from the Committee on Local Legislation, submitted a favorable report on

S. 152.—Mr. Christensen: A Bill to amend Section 2280 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1912, Volume I (Civil Code), excepting swine on St. Helena Island and Hilton Head Island from 1st of December to 1st of March.

Ordered for consideration tomorrow.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

The House sent the Senate the following:

S. 156 (H. 5.—Mr. Rembert): A Bill to provide per diem expenses for Circuit Judges while engaged in holding Court.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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