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and highways." The bill also providi
that he shall each year hold in evei
county of the State meetings to di
cuss the building and maintaining
roads. The commissioner is empoc
ered to issue licenses to the owners
all self-propelled vehicles, electr
motor or otherwise, except those th<
run upon rails, and he is empower(
to collect such fees as are specified j
the act. License numbers are to 1
issued to each machine. The penal1
for failure to procure license will 1
a fine of not more than $15 or impri
onment for not more than 15 day
with the payment of the license.
The provisions of section 12 pr
vide that "the fees for annual licens4
and number plates for machines sha
be as follows: Motorcycles, $3; m
chine of 20-horse-power or under, $i
machine of 20 and not over 30-hors
power, 110; machines of over 30-hors,
power, $15. This license shall be i
lieu of any and all county and mun
cipal license fees now required t
law. Provided, however, That dea
ers in such machines shall pay or
license fee on each class of machin4
sold by them; said exception sha
not :apply to machines kept for hire
The highway commissioner is en
powered to request such informatic
from county offcials as he desres at
is in their possession and they are r
quired to give it to him.
. Tuesday's Session of Senate.
The. . principal feature of Tuesds
morning's session of. tbse senate wi
the, passage.. of= third reading bill
The-bill, to establish a.State highwa
commission, after being amended, we
passed -and sent.to the house. The bi
to establish-Jasper county -was ratifii
bw the senate and the house and sei
to -the governor for his signature.
Senator Earle -Tuesday . mornin
introduced In the senate a concurre]
'resolution resolving that the gener
assembly take a recess from Februal
2 to May 21. This was received
reference to be considered Wednesda
Mr. Earle said the reason why th
resolution was introduced was to gil
the code commissioner time to catt
tup with his work in order that legi
laition might be expedited.
A telegram from -Charles C. Moor
president of the Panama expositio
was 'read saying that James N. Gi
lette, former governor of Californi
and Dr. R. N. Lynch, vice preside:
and manager of the California Deve
opment board, would leave San Fra:
cisco this week to tour the South, e:
plaining the world-wide importance
the exposition to be held on the con
pletion of the Panama canal. TI
wire further states that these men wi
be in Columbia February 12, and the
request a hearing from both housa
of the general assembly on Februa:
13. The telegram was received as i:
M.Rainsford's bill to prohit
-smoking cigarettes was recommitte
to the committee on medical affairs1
be reported back to the senate.
Senator Clifton's bill amending se
tion 1777, volume 1, code of laws, 190
enlarging the borrowing power of d
rectors of banks caused debate. Th
provides that the borrowing power 1
incr.eased from 10 per cent. to 20 p
iment par. excellenCe. I have usi
cap caused by a fall, and to my
my duties in less than three weeks
is an excellent remedy for sp
No rubbing necessary-you c
At all dcealers. Pi
Sloan's Zook on Horses, Cattle.
I _ . L . S. SLO
cent. Senator Carlisle said the ob
Y ject of this amendment is to strength
en the directorate of the small banks.
When a man of means who is a direc
- tor of a small bank desires to borrow
}s a considerable amount of money he
-y must either resign as director or
,- must secure the loin from another
>f source. Other senators participated
- in the debate.
)f Upon being amended by Senator
[c Clifton prohibiting the full directorate,
it individually or collectively, from bor
'd rowing more than. 50 per cent. of the
.n aggregate of the stocks and surplus,
>e which was carried, the bill passed
y third reading and was s-.nt to the
S, BOND ASYLU L PROPERTY.
- To Submit Issue of $1,000,000 to Vot
ers-Resolution in the Ihouse.
- The ways and means committee of
>; the house introduced a joint resolu
3- tion Tuesday night proposing to sub
3- mit to the voters the question of bond
n ing the old property of the State Hos
i- pital for the Insane for $1,000,000, the
y proceeds to be used for developing the
1- property recently purchased at "State
s After some discussion, the resolu
11 tion. was referred back to the ways
- and means committee for a report. Mr.
1- Browning, chairman of the committee,
' obtained permission from the house
-d for his committee to sit while the
- house was in session. The commit
tee, almost immediately, returned a
favorable report on the resolution.
Mr. Browning stated that unless the
question of bonding the asylum prop
L erty were submitted to the voters, it
$ would be necessary to raise an addi
tional $250,000 next year to pay back
s funds borrowed from the sinking fund
11 commission by the asylum commission
to develop the site of the new State
It Hospital for the .Insane. The money
was need by the sinking fund com
g, mission to refund the brown stocks
it and bonds.
A joint resolution, introduced by D.
L. Smith, to amend the constitution so
as to prohibit the formation of new
counties which will have less that
S$5,000,000 assessable taxable property
in any old county, was taken up by the
house Tuesday night.
The present requirement in the con
e, stitution is that no old county shall be
, jleft with less than 42,000,000. Mr.
1- Smith defended his resolution, whilE
a, Mr. Stevenson opposed it.
It Debate was adjourned on the joint
- resolution until Wednesday.
.. Ban on Toy Firearms.
- The house passed to third reading
.. a bill introduced by Mr. Sawyer which
e prohibits the sale of, toy pistols and
11 airguns to children under 12 years of
y age, and further regulates the hand
s ling of firearms.
1. AntiRacfng Debate Adjourned.
The passing to third reading 01
it Senator Carlisle's "anti-racing" bill
d featured Wednesday's session of the
o senate. The bill was debated, and
after some filibustering a compromise
was agreed upon. Debate was sus
2, Ipended until Tuesday night. The ef
ifect of this measure, if enacted into
is law, will be to outlaw racing in South
>e Carolina. An interesting fight is
r looked for when it is again up for
an's Liniment is good for pain of
ct. It penetrates, without rubbing,
h the- muscular tissue right. to the
ie.-relievesthe congestion and gives
maent as.well as temporary relief.
A. W. LAY of Lafayette, Aia.,writes:
[ had rheurr.atism for five years. I tried
ctors and several'different remedies but
:y did not help me. I obtained a bottle
Sloan's Liniment which did me so much
good that I would not do without it
THOMAs L. RIcE of Easton, Pa.,
writes: "I have used Sloan's Lini
ment and find it first-class for rheu
Mr. G. G. JONr.s of Baldwins, L.,
writes:-"I have found Sloan's Lini
ed it for broken sinews above the knee
geat satisfaction I..was able to resume
a.fter the accident."
rains, bruises, sore throat, asthma.
an apply with a brush.
w. 25o., 500. & $f.00.
Sheep and Poultry sent free. Address
TO MY FRIEND
You will find
)oad of Best]3
Senator Summers, of Calhoun cour
ty, introduced in the senate a concul
rent resolution the purport of whic
i for the general assembly to adjour
ine die on February 15. - Immediat
onsideration was objected to, and
as received as information to be tah
n up today and spread on the page
f the Journal.
Senator Laney's bill to define th
uties of the railroad commission an
I te rights of the patrons in- the matte
f depots, passenger stations, etc
r hich has been on the calendar sine
lst session, was killed.
Anti-Racing Bill Argued in House.
The anti-racing bill was debated i
te house Wednesday. Numlerou
mendmenits have been offered on th
Ieasure, only one of which was die
cussed. . It would make the bill ir
perative, in case it passes, unt
arch 1, 1913. No definite action wa
tken on the bill as a whole nor wer
ny of the amendments adopted. Tb
ebate will be continued.
For Electric Chair.
The house Wednesd.ay declared i:
avor of substituting the electric chai
>r the rope for the punishment c
I pital crimes.
The two bills abolishing hanging, a
te punishnment for capital crimes, an
ubstituting electrocution, one C
hich was introduced in the house b
Mr. Hamilton and the other by M1
oyd, were taken up tc'ether by th
By a vote of 74 to 28 the house re
used to strike out the enacting word
f Mr. -Boyd's bill, and it was ordere
a third reading. Mr. Haniilton1
bill was rejected.
BILL TO ABOLISH
r. Brice Introduces Measure to All
point Public Service Commission
SWith Similar Duties.
A bill has been introduced in th
house by Mr. Brice to abolish th
railroad commission and cede Its pow
ers to a public service commissior
mposed of three members. Th
bill provides that the public servic
:mmission shall be appointed by th
OTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTAT]
OF MARY E. COUNTS, DE
The undersigned, as the only heir
at law of Mary E. Counts, deceased
unless privately sold before, will offe
or sale, at public outcry, to the high
at sude. before tha court house, a
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SN , 'Newberry, S. C.
day, February 2
. GaiLes Offers America's
eatest Musical Success
Lthors of "Madam Sherry" "The Girl of
ams'" "Bright Eyes" "Doctor DeLuxe"
pIe, '20 Pretty Song Hits, 30
ainty Dacing Darlings
5 The Great Electrical Aerial:Swing
The Wonderful Dancing Chairs
'The Marvelous Face'o'graph
. The Sensational Hypnotic Waltz
~S: $1.30 for first 36 Seats/
et2 $1 .00 remnainder Par
e, 75c Dress C$c1e 0O
w on sale at Newberry Hardware Co,
one witnessing this performance and
led with same in every particular, I
rfully refund the price of admission,
JOHN R. SCURRY,
Manager Opera House.
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MONT HS, 75c. F0OUR MONTIIS, 50c.;