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rivers shall be forthwith delivered to the Governor by him to be burned.

Mr. Jones of Lincoln moved to lay the said amendent on the table.

And the question being thereon had, it was determined in the affirmative---aye; 19, noes 5. The ayes and nous being demanded, those who voted in the atlirmative were,

Messrs. Aiken, Anderson, Ashe, Balch, Brown, Frey, Gaines, Jennings, Jones of Lincoln, Love, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Terry, Turney, Walton, Wheeler, Yoakun and Speaker Coe--19.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Gillespy, Ilardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Lauglilin, and Warner-5.

So said motion prevailed.

Wherenpon r. Gillespy ofered the following in lieu of the whole bill from the enacting clause; to wit:

That the one and a bail million of bon's to be issued by the Gove ernor on tie credit die Sto for the Buik of Tennessee, be issued in the form of S: ring bonds

Mr. Whezler moved the previous question, which was had in the followine wn, to wit:

“Shall the main que.tion be now put?" and determinou in the negative-ayez 10, mes 1 1.

The ayes and now being demanded, the afirmative voters were

Messrs. Anderson, Ashe, Frey: Jennings, Juges of Lincoln, Marshall, Walton, Wheeler, Yoakni and Speaker (or--10.

Those who voted in the negative were Messrs. Aikeu, Balch, Brown, Gaines, Gillespy, liardwicke, Jones of Ilickinan, Latgilia, Lavé, Reneai, Sevier, Terry, Turney and Warner-11.

And so the call for the previous question was not sustained.

Mr. Jones moved to liy ihe said amendnsent of lir. Cillesry's on the table.

And thereupon the question was had, and determined in the afhrmative-ayes 1 l, noes 10. The ayes and noes being demanded, ihosa who voted in the allirmative were

Mers. Anderen, A he Bulch, Brown, Frey, Caiues, Jennings, 1. Jores of Hickman, Jones of Lincola, Marshall, Sevier, Walton, Wheel er and Yoakum----14.

Those who voted in the negative were

Messrs. Aiken, Gille py, Hardwicke, Laughlin, Love, Rencau, Terry, Turney, Warner and speaker Çoe-10.

So the said amendment was ordered to the table.

The question then recura conthe pa sage of the said til, and being thereon had it was determined in the airmative-ayos 15, noes 9.

The ayes and noes being demanded the affirmative voters were

Blessis. Anderso:), Ahe, ch, Brow, Frey, Gille py", Jennings, Jones of Lincoin, Love, Mursiail, Serial; Terry,, Walton, Wheeler and Yoakum-15.

The negative voters were

Jessis. Aiken, Caines, Ilarilwicke, Jones of Hickman, Laughlie, Renean, Turney, Warner and Speaker Coe--9.

And so said bill passed its second reading. A bill to re-appoint Dr. Girard Troost to the oflice of Geologist, Mineralogist and Assåyer of the State of Tennessee, was on motion of Mr. Jones of Lincoln ordered to the table and made the order of the day for to-morrow..

Mr. Terry from the committee on enrollments reported as correctly enrolled, an act to provide for the correction of the survey of range : 4, west of the basis line in the Ocoee District.'.

The suid enrolled act was signed by the Speaker of the Senate, and ordered to be transmitted to the Ilouse of Representatives.

And then the Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY MORNING, Jan. 10, 1910. Mr. Marshall, from the committee on the judiciary, to whom was referred a bill to establish a Chancery court at Clarksville, reported that the committee have fiad the same under consideration, think its provisions reasonable, and had iustructed him to recommend its passage. The said bill was thereupon read a second time and passed.

The same ifom the same, to whom was referred a biil to extend the provisious of the act of 19:27, ch. 51, reported that the committee have hal the same under consideratioil, thinki's provisions unreasonable, and had instructed hiin to recommend its rejection. The said bill was thereupon read and rejected.

A message from the llouse of Representatives by Mr. Crochett, their clerk:

Mr. Speaker: The Speaker of the Ilouse of Representatives did this day sign an enrolled act, entitled an act to change the time of holding the circuit courts for the counties of Carroll, Benton, Perry, Hardin, Wayne and Lawrence.

And then he withdrew. Thereupon the Speaker signed the enrolled act, and ordered it to be deposited in the office of the Secretary of State. · Mr. Frey, from the committee on enrollments, reported as correctly enrolled, an act to restore certain persons to the rights and privileges of citizens, and for other purposes,

An act to establish permanently the seat of justice in the county of Hamilton,

An act to establish the county of Van Buren, and

An act to extend the act of 1937, ch. 206, and to create a boły politic and corporate, to be called the Merchant's Insurance and trust company of Nashville.

All of which were signed by the Speaker and, ordered - to be transmitted to the House of Representatives

Mr. Yoakını submitted the following:

Resored by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That this Legislature will adjourn its session on the 27th inst.

And the rule being suspended, Mr. Terry moved to amend the said resolution by adding the following:

Provided we shall have completed the public business by that day.

And thereupon the question was had and determined in the allirative-ayes 14, noes 11. The ayes and noes being demanded those , who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Aiken, Balch, Brown, Gaines, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Jennings, Jones of Hickman, Laughlin, Reneau, Smith, Terry and Turney-14.

The negative voters were

Messrs. Anderson, Ashe, Jones of Lincoln, Love, Marshall, Sevier, Walton, Warner, Wheeler, Yoakum and Speaker Coe-11.

And so said amendment was received.

Mr. Gillespy thereupon moved to lay the said resolution on the table; which motion failel.

Mr. Jones of Lincoln moved to amend by substituting February 3," for 627th instant.'

Mr. Gillespy moved to substitute the word “10th of Fel’y,” in licu of the motion of Mr. Jones of Lincoln.

Which motion failing, Mr. Jones of Lincoln'offered the following in lieu of the said resolution:

Resoluci, That this General Assembly will adjourn its present session without day, on Monday the 3d day of February next,

To which Jir. Gillespy offered the following as an amendment, to

Provided the busmess of legislation before the Legislature can by that day be disposed of, or sooner if practicable.

Mr. Speaker Coe, then on the floor, 'moved to lay the said amendment on the table, which motion prevailed--ayes 17, noes 8.

The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the affirmative were'

Messrs. Anderson, Ashe, Brown, Frey, Gaines, Jennints, Jones of 7. Ifickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Marshall

, Sevier, Smith, Walton, Warner, Wheeler, Yoakum and Speaker Coe-17. ,

Those who votel in the negative were

Messrs. Aiken, Balch, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Love, Reneau. Terry and Turney-8.

"The question then recurred upon the acceptance of Mr. Jones's resolution in lieu of the original, which prevailing, the same was read and adopted.

Ordered, 'That the clerk 'acquaint the Jouse of Representatives therewith, and ask their concurrence therein.

Mr. Yoakum submitted the following:

Resolved, That the President of the Bank of Tennessee inform the Senate whether any interest has been paid or called for on the bonds of the State heretofore issued to the Louisville, Cinciunafian Charles ton rail road company, and that he report to the Seuate all the information he hason that subject.

Ånd the rule being suspended, said resolution was adopted. Mr. Laughlin introduced a bill concerning the herding of cattle, and.

Mr. Turney, a bill to prevent tlie State from paving unlawful interest upon the bonds of the Sinte issued for internal improvement purposes, which were severally read a first time and passed.

Mr. Yoakum returned a bill to incorporate the Clarksville Fire In. surance and Life and Trust Company, and offered the following as an amendment thereto;

Be it enacted, That said company shall not apply their funds directly or indirectly, by themselves or agents, to any kind of brokerage, either in buying or selling gold or silver coin or bullion, bank notes, bills of exchange, pronjissory notes or writings obligatory, and if they shall at any time violate the provisions of this sectiou,' their charter shall , thenceforth be void.

Mr. Frey noved to lay the said amerdment ou the table; which prevailed--ayes 17, nods S.

The ayės and noes being demanded the affirmative voters were

Messrs. Anderson, Ashe, Brown, Frey, Caines, Jennings, Jopes of Hickman, Laughlin, Love, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Smith, Terry, Turney, Walton and Speaker Coe-17.. The negative voters were,

Messrs. Aiken, Balch, Gilespy, Hardwicke, Jones of Lincoln, Warner, Wheeler and Yoakum--8.

So said amendment was ordered to the table.

Mr. Yoakum thereupon offered the following in lieu of the 6th section of said bill:

That it shall not be lawful for said company to invest any part of its capital stock in any public stock or fundet eiebt created or to be created by or under any law of the United States, or of any State, Terrie tory or Government, or in the stock of any chartered bank or any corporation whatever, but the same shall be and remain in the hands of the said corporation, to meet all liabilities which they may incur.

Mr. Frey moved io lay the foregoing on the table.

And thereupon the question was bad and determined in the affirmative--ayes 14, noes ll. The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the allirnative were

Messrs. Anderson, Ashe. Brown, Frey, Caines, Jennings, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Terry, Turncy, Walton and Ilr. Speaker Coe-14.

Those who voted in the negative tere

Messrs. Aiken, Balch, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Love, Smith, Warner, Wheeler and Yoakum-11. So said amendment was ordered to the table.

Mr. Yoakum moved to amend the said bill by striking therefrom that part thereof which provides for ibe establishment of branches which motion was rejected.

Mr. Jones of Lincoln thereupou moved to aniend by adding there to the following to wit:

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The General Assembly may at any time modify or repeal this act or any of its provisions.

And the sense of the Senate being thereon had, the said amendment was rejected.

Mr. Jones of Lincoln thereupon moved the following as an amenda ment to said bill, to wit:

The individual property of the stockholders of the company shall be liable for the debts of the corporation.

And 'thereupon the question was had and determined in the negative-ayes 10, noes 14. The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Aiken, Balch, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Smiih, Warner, Wheeler and Yoakum--10.

The negative voters were,

Messrs. Anderson, Brown, Frey, Gaines, Jennings, Laughlin, Love, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Terry, Turney, Walton, and Speaker Coe, 14.

And so said amendment was rejected.
The said bill was thereupon read a second time and passed.

A bill to re-appoint Dr. Gerard Troost Geologist, Mineralogist and Assayer of the State of Tennessee, was taken up and read.

Mr. Wheeler offered an amendment in lieu of the whole, proposing to dispense with the appointment of said officer.

Mr. Turney moved to strike from said bill that part thereof which provides that the salary shall be one thousand dollars per annum, which motion failed.

Mr. Yoakum moved an amendment thereto, requiring the said officer to report fully upon certain subjects therein contained; which amendment was received.

The question then recurred upon the amendment offered by Mr. Wheeler in lieu of the whole, and being thereon had it was determined in the negative-ayes 9, noes 15.

The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Anderson, Balch, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Love, Terry, Warner, Wheeler and Speaker Coe-9.

The negative voters were

Messrs. Aiken, Ashe, Brown, Frey, Gaines, Gillespy, Jennings, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Turney and Yoakum-15.

And so said amendment was rejected.

The said bill was thereupon read as amended a second time and passed-ayes 13, noes 9.

The ayes and noes being demanded the affirmative voters were

Messrs. Aiken, Ashe, Brown, Frey, Gaines, Gillespy, Jennings, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Smith and Yoakum-13.

Those who voted in the negative were

Messrs. Anderson, Balch, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Love, Turney, Warner, Wheeler and Speaker Coe-9.

And so said bill passed its second reading.

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