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There being no further amendments, the Bill was passed and ordered placed upon the Calendar for a third reading, with notice of general amendments.

RECALLED AND RECONSIDERED.

S. 91 (H. 29.—Mr. Stevenson): A Joint Resolution to require the State Librarian to deliver copies of the Code of 1912 to each of the Justices of the Supreme Court.

Mr. EARLE moved that the Bill be recalled from the Engrossing Department, which was agreed to.

Mr. EARLE then moved to reconsider the vote whereby the Bill passed a third reading, which was agreed to.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE.

In the House of Representatives,

Columbia, S. C., January 30, 1913. Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Senate:

The House respectfuly informs your honorable body that it has appointed, on the part of the House, Messrs. J. W. Ashley, Welch and Nicholson on the committee provided for under the terms of

S. 88 (H. 100).--A Concurrent Resolution providing for an investigation regarding certain alleged actions relating to the Peabody. fund. Very respectfully,

MENDEL L. SMITH,

Speaker of the House. Received as information.

TIME FIXED.

Mr. CARLISLE moved that when the Senate adjourns it stand adjourned to meet Friday at 11 a. m., which motion was adopted.

ADJOURNMENT.

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 1913.

The Senate assembled at 11 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. SHARPE, the further reading of the Journal was dispensed with.

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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

The following Bills and Resolutions were introduced :

S. 219.–Mr. EARLE: A Bill to repeal an Act entitled “An Act to provide for the establishment and maintenance of a rural police system in Greenville county, and to discontinue dispensary constables in said county," which Act became a law on the 27th day of February, 1912, it having been presented to the Governor on the 23d day of February, 1912, etc.

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

S. 220.—Mr. KETCHIN: A Bill to prohibit fire insurance companies or associations from requiring their agents to enter into agreement with other agents of like companies or associations or such agents from making any agreements with other agents, etc.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 221.-Mr. CHRISTENSEN: A Bill to amend Section 26 of the Code of Civil Procedure, Volume II, 1912, relating to the time of holding Courts in Beaufort county.

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

S. 222.-Mr. WILLIAMS: A Bill to limit the number of hours of labor of conductors and motormen of interurban railways.

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

S. 223.-Mr. WESTON: A Bill to provide for the participation of the State of South Carolina in the Panama-Pacific International

Exposition, to be held at San Francisco, Cal., February 20th to December 4th, 1915, to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal.

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

S. 224.—Mr. JOHNSTONE: A Bill to regulate beneficiary scholarships in Clemson Agricultural College.

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

S. 225.-Mr. WESTON: A Bill to authorize and empower the city of Columbia to execute a mortgage of the property now used by the State Agricultural and Mechanical Society of South Carolina for the uses of said society.

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

S. 226.-Mr. CHRISTENSEN: A Bill to make the term of office of the County Supervisor of Beaufort for four years.

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

S. 227.—Mr. YOUNG: A Bill to amend the law relating to Magistrates and their Constables, their powers, their duties, jurisdiction, salaries, etc.

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

REPORT OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

Mr. CHRISTENSEN, from the Committee on Education, submitted a favorable report, with amendments, on

S. 52.--Mr. Laney: A Bill to amend Section 1708, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1912, Volume I, by striking out the word and figure five (5) in the proviso of Subdivision 5 of said section, and insert in lieu thereof the word and figures "ten (10)," and by adding a proviso to said section.

Ordered for consideration tomorrow.

Mr. CHRISTENSEN, from the Committee on Education, submitted a favorable report on

S. 90 (H. 14.-Charleston Delegation): A Bill to provide for a special fund for the purchase of the property, erection of buildings and their equipment, to provide additional school facilities, and for educational purposes in the city of Charleston or any one or more of said purposes.

Ordered for consideration tomorrow.

Mr. CHRISTENSEN, from the Committee on Education, submitted a report, without recommendation, on

S. 95.-Mr. Lawson: A Bill to require the attendance of pupils on the free public schools.

Ordered for consideration tomorrow.

Mr. CHRISTENSEN, from the Committee on Education, submitted a report, without recommendation, on

S. 100.—Mr. Nicholson: A Bill to create a State Board of Examiners of Teachers.

Ordered for consideration tomorrow.

THIRD READING BILLS.

The following Bills were read the third time, passed and ordered sent to the House of Representatives :

S. 46.--Mr. Weston: A Bill to provide for the transfer and annexation of a certain portion of Lexington county to Richland county, and to alter the county lines of said counties to conform thereto.

S. 81.-Mr. Williams: A Bill to abolish the Highway Commission for Aiken county, and to provide a system of county government for said county.

S. 56.—Mr. Lide: A Bill to create a board of claims and to prescribe the maner of payment of claims against the State.

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

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.

S. 67.-Mr. Clifton: A Bill to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for an elecțion on the sale of alcoholic liquors and beverages in certain counties petitioning therefor,” by changing the time and requirements for holding said elections.

The question, "Shall the Bill pass the third reading and be ordered sent to the House of Representatives?" was taken, on which the yeas and nays were demanded and taken, resulting as follows:

Yeas—Messrs. Ackerman, Appelt, Banks, Clifton, Dennis, Epps, Ginn, Goodwin, Gross, Hough, Lide, Mars, Mauldin, McCown, Mullins, Patterson, Sharpe, Strait, Stuckey, Walker, Williams, Young-22.

Nays-Messrs. Black, Buck, Carlisle, Crouch, Earle, Johnson, Johnstone, Ketchin, Laney, Lawson, Nicholson, Richardson, Sullivan, Verner-13.

So the Bill was passed and ordered sent to the House of Representatives,

PAIR.

I am paired with the Senator from Charleston. If he were present he would vote "Yes" and I would vote "No."

P. L. HARDIN. AMENDED

S. 91 (H. 29.-Mr. Stevenson): A Joint Resolution to require the State Librarian to deliver copies of the Code of 1912 to each of the Justices of the Supreme Court.

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

Amend by adding at the end of Section 1 the following: "and shall deliver at the same time to the Clerk of the Supreme Court three volumes of said Code, for the use of the said Court and Bar."

There being no further amendments, the Bill was passed and ordered returned to the House as amended.

The following Bill, having received three readings in both houses, it was returned to the House as amended:

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 RATIFICATION.

The following Bills, having received three readings in both houses, it was ordered that the titles thereof be changed to that of Acts and the same enrolled for ratification:

S. 158 (H. 105.-Ways and Means Committee): A Bill to amend Section 137 of Volume I of Code of Laws of 1912 by striking out the words “Section 135” and inserting in lieu thereof the words "Section 136" wherever the same occurs in said section.

S. 163 (H. 129.-Richland Delegation): A Bill to establish an additional township in Richland county.

DEBATED.

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

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