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CITY TAX AND LI
AN ORDINANCE
Imposing .a License Tax on Persons
Who Engago In, Prosecute or Carry
*a Any Business or Profession In
the 'J4 of Laurens.
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens,
- Olty of Laurens.
13M IT ORDAINOD BY THIE QITY
OOUNGiIL OF THE CITY OF .AU
RIMS:
Bection 1. That no person, firm or
corporation shall, after the first day of
'January, 1922, engage in, prosecute
or carry on any business or profession
hereinafter named, within the cor
porate limits of the City of Laurens,
without having ilrat paid a special
license tax therefor.- The amount of
said special tax shall be the amount
paced olposite each occupation, busi
ness or profession herein below
named, respectively, and the amonunt
shall be the cost of said snecial tax
per annum, unless otherwise specifled,
(te wit.:
Architects whose gross annual
income is $1,000.00 or less
per annum -..-......$ 10.00
Anctionieers whosQ gross an
nual income is $1,000 or less,
per annum .......... 15.00
iWhose gross daily income is
$25 or less, per -day .. .. .. 6.00
Auctioneers of horses, ma.res,
mules or stock horses or hors
wi, whose gross daily income
is $1,000 or less, per day .. .. 200.00
Auctioneers of new furniture,
second-hand furniture or
household goods, whose gross
daily income is $500 or less,
per day ............. 2.00
Auitomobile Salesman, transient,
'ipr day . ...... 10.00
Auto Washing Depots or Sheds
not conneceted with other busi
noes, per year.. ...........10.00
Automobile repair shops whose
gross annual Income Is $1,000
or less, per annum ... .. .. 25.00
'Whose gross daily Income is
$10 or less, per day .. .. .. 2.50
Automobile backs, whose gross
annual income Is $1,500 or
less, per -nnum ........ 25.00
Whose gross daily income is
$100 *r less, daily .. .. .. 2.00
The licensee shall be allowed
'to operate only one automo
bile back under each license
issued to him.
IAutomobile dealers or agents,
whose gross annual 'income is
$1,500 or 'less, iper annum .. '25.00
Balls.and dq.nces, where admis
sion is changed, per' day .. 5.00
Butchers or dealers in fresh
-meats, whose gross annual in
come is 45,000 or less, per an
num.. ............... 25.0
Dealers in single beef or hogs,
or offering for sale in wagons
may take out special license
by the day at the following
rates:
These nwbose gross daily in
come from single beef or hog
amounts to $20 or less, per day 2.00
Dealers in calves, mutton, shoat
or kid may take out special 11
censo by the day at the fol
lowing rates:
Those whose gross daily in
come for each calf, mutton,
shoat or kid is $10 or less,
-per day .............. 2.00
Proviked, however, that the
licenseo shall not have the
right to sell under his daily li
cense more than one anima'l.
iavgging and Tles-JBagging and
ties reworked, including cot
ton mill waste products .... 15.00
Blrokera dealing in stocks and
bonds, per year ..........15.00
'Brokers, Mbehandise-Meaning
a person, .firm or corporation
who acts as an intermediary
between buyer and seller for
the considerat'ion of pa commis
sion, with or without ware
house.. .... ............1.00
Brokers in Lumber-not carry
ing teock, per year .... .....25.00
Blacksmith shops, two forges,
whose gross annual income ir
'$750 or less, inper. annum . . 10.00
Blacksmith shops, .two forces,
whose gross annual income is
i$t,000 or less, per annum .. 15.00
F~or each additional forge 0op
pera-ted ini a *llacksmithi shop,
the license shall he increased
per annumii according to ln
conmc, as herein graduated .. 2.00
Bilrber shops, operating one
chair, whose !gross annual in
come Is $500 or less, per an
ium .. ...... ..........7.50
Whose gross annual income is
more than $500, for each ad
dition'al $500 or less, per an
nuim.... .... ....... . . 1.00
Banrber shops) oberating more
* than one ch'air shall ipay the
foregoing license for the first
chlair~ and1 same for each addi
tional chair inL accordance
with -income as gradluatedl.
11111 posters, whose gross annual.
income is $3,000 or less, per
annum .. .... .. .. ...... .0
Whose gross~ annual income
Is more -than $3,000, for each
add(itional $1,000 or* less, per
annum.... ............5.00
'Whose gross dlaily lincome is
$25 or less, per day.. ......1.00
1Dook agents, wvhose gros's an
nia income is $1,000 or less,
'por annum .. .... ...... 2.0
.Whose gross weekly income
is $300) or less, per week .. 10.00
Whose igross qaily income is
$.100 or less, l)er day .. ... ...5.0C
fUnilding and floan associations,
or their agents, for 'business
done within thIs state, and
not including that done with
out the State, whose gross an
nual income from such 'busi
ness is $50,000 or' less, per
annum .. ... ......l 5.0(
\Whose gross annual income
fromn such business is nttore
thafi $50,000 on each addition
al '$50,000 or less.. .... .....0(
flakortes, whose gross- annual
Income -is $1,000 or 'less, per
annum. ....-.. .........15.0(
Illeycle dealers, 'whose gross an
* nual income is' $1,060 dr less,
per annum .... ...........7.5(
Soarding b91ise proprl0tors, yak
[JI8[ ORDINANCESI
Ing regular boarders, whose
gross annual income is $100
or less,.per annum .. .. .. .. 7.60
Banks and banking houses with
an investment of $50,000 or
less in the business, per an
num................ 50.0v
On each additional $1,000 in
vested --............ 1.00
Bankers doing a private bank
ing business, with $2,600 or
less .invested in the business,
'per annum ............25.00
On each additional $1,000 in- I
veted in the business .. .. 1.00
Bowling Alley or"Box Ball pro
prietors whose gross annual
income is $1,000 or less, per
annum -- -.... ..
Each alley operated shall be
deemed and taken to 'be sep
arate business.
Bottling works, whose gross al
nual income is $1,000 or less,
per annum ...... ......35.00
Boot black, whose gross annual
income is 4500 or less, per
annum..-.-............00
Each and every boot --black
doing business on the streets
of the City of Laurens must be
licensed and must 'wear In a
conspicuous place a numbered
badge furnished by the City
Clerk.
Canvassers or ;peddlers selling
goods, wares or merchandise
of whatsoever character or
kind, per year ..6........ 50.00
IPer day . .... ..0
Cotton brokers-cotton brokers,
factors or merchants or ex
porters, each -place of business 20.00
Cotton Buyers, per year . . . . . . 15.00
'hiropratic---Same as doctors,
Candy Manufacturer, per year.. 15.00
Carpenter shop keeper, per year 5.00
Con-tractors or firms of such, em
ploylnig, ta'king or offering to
.take contracts not to exceed
$50.00 .............."Exempt"
From $50.00 -to $500.00 tpor an
num - -7.50
]From $1,000 to $2,000, per an
num ....... ....12
From $2,000.00 to $5,000.00 per
annum ....o.............20.0
Canvassers--Itinerant not other
'wise provided for .. .. .. .. 10.00
Circus or other shows, exhibit
ing under canvas, or out of
doors, whose gross daily in
come is $5,000 or less, per day 100.00
RMhose g-ross daily income is
more than $6,000,- per day, on
each additional $5,000 or less 25.0u
Collection on claim agents,
whose gross annual income
is $1,000 or less, per annum 10.00
Cabinet workmen whose gross
annual Income is $500 or less,
per annum ............ 5.00
Cotton mills for manufacturing
cotton products, with $350,000
or less invested in the busi
ness, per annum ........250.00
On each additional $1,000 in
vested in the (business, per
annum .............. 1.00
Cotton seed buyers, whose gross
annual 4ncome is $1,000 or
less, per annum ........ 10.00
Cotton ginneries, first gin, whose
gross annual .income, is $1,000
or less, per annum .. .. .. 25.00
Each additional gin .. .. .. 5.00
Cabinet and - Igeneral repair
shops, whose gross annual in
come is $500 or less, per an
num .. .. .. .. .. ... .... 5.00
Oleaning, dying or pressing
clothing, where the gross an
. nual income is $1,000 or less,
per annum........... 16.00
Cold drink Ettands, per annum'.. 5.00
Contractors for moving houses,
whose 'gross annual income is
-$1,000 or less, per annum . . 1,0.00)
Coal companies or agencies,
.where the gross annual in
come is $2,500 or less, per
Sannum .. ...............15.00
.Conveyancers or scrivners wvhose
gtoss annual income -is $600
or less, per annum .. .. ....5.00
Cotton seed oil mills with $100,
000 or less invested, per an
numi .I ..'. . . . . 150.00)
On each additional $1,000 in
vested, per annum.. .. .. .. ...1.00
Cotton wveighers whose gross
annual income is $1,000 or
less,. iper annum .. .. .. ....10.00
Dairies, operating in or out of
the city, selling milk in the
city .... .... ...... .....10.00
Directories--Iach and ever'y
-person compiiling city dlirec
tories, per annum. .. .. .. ..10.00
Dealers in junk, per' clay . .. 5.00
IPer annum ... .. .. .. .. ..15.00
Decalers in fruits, melons or vog
etables, selling from car by
itinerant dealers, each car or
fraction thereof.. .... ....100.00
Deoalerit h stocks and bonds,
per~ annu.i .........t. .. 25.00
Dealers In wagons and other
vehicles, other than manufac
turers, with or without busi
ness, whose gross annual in
come is $7,500 or less, per' an
num .... ........ .....25.00
D~ealers or aigents for' the sale of.
ifertili'zers, whose gross annual
income is $4,000 or less, per
annum .... .... ...... ...35.00
WVhose gross annual income ia
more than 4,000,' on each ad
.(ditional $4,000 or less, per1 an
nm.... .................25.00
Dealers in pianos, organs, sew
ing machines, -iron safes, well
-fixtur'es and tombstones, -not
connected .with stores, whose
gross annual income is $1,000
or less, each, per1 annum ..25.00)
D~ealers in second hand bagging.
'ties, etc... ...... ......5.00
Dealers in soap, jewelry, mcer
chandiso or other goods on
the streets, whose gross daily
income is $100 or less, per day 10.00
Per annum .... ...... ...50.00
D~ealers in .green groceries, sell
ing from w'agon, whose gross
daily income is $50 or less,
.per clay .. .... .. . .. 5
And each wagon operated
shall be deemerd a separate,
ibusiness.
ff'ealers in green -groceries sella
ing from car or common ear
rier, whose gross slaily in
come is $600 or less, per day 10,00
And, each car operated shall
-bo deemed a separate busi.
neoss.
Dinner houses whose gross an
nual income is $2,000 or less,
per annum .. .. .. ... .. 26.00
Dentists 'wihose gross annual in
come is $1,000 or less, per an
num -----..............15.00
'Whose gross annual income is
more than $1,000, for each ad
ditional $1,000 or less, per an
nun - - .. . . .. ... .. .. . . .. 1.00
Doge, all kinds 1.00
Each and every dog -to be paid
for by iporson or persons upon
whose premises dog is kept.
The city police are hereby au
thorized to seize and confine
every dog they find running
at large not having attached
a tag for tax furnished by tha
City 'Clerk. E'very dog taken
up $2.00 additional must be
paid, or the dog killed.
19leotric power oom-panies whose
gross annual income is $6,000
or less, per annum .. .. ... .GO
Whose gross annual income is
more than $5,000. for each ad
ditional $10,000 or lese, per
annum .............. 00
Ecpress companies maintaining
an agency whose gross annual
income at such agency arising
from business done wholly
within the tsate of South
Carolina, if $1,000 or lese, per
annum............. ..10.00
E9lectricians whose gross an
nual income is $1,000 or less,
per annum ..I.............1.00
Provided, that electriciana
may take out license by the
job at the following rates:
Where the gross income is
$100 or less, per job .. .. .. 2.00
lure insurance companies, on
amount of not premiums col
lected .. .. . .....3%
Fruit trees or ither trees and
plant agents, whose gross an
nual income is $500 or less,
per unum ............ 10.00
Fresh fish dealers, with or with
out other business, rwhose
gross annual income is $1,500
or less, per annum .. .. .. 15.00
Fresh oyster dealers, with or
without other business, whose
gross annual income is $1,000
or less, per annum ..5......00
Flour mills, whose 'gross an
nual income lis $1;,000 or
less, each, per annum .. . . 15.00
Grist mills, whose gross annual
income is $1,000 or less, each
per annum............ 10.00
Hay, grain, provisions or mer
chandise brokers, who carry
no stock of goods in either
warehouse or store room,
whose gross annual income Is
$1,000 or less, iper annum 15.0
Harensa shops, per annum 5.00
Hair dressers or manicurists,
whose gross annual,"income Is
'$1,000 or less, per annum .. 10.00
Whose -gross daily income is
$50 or less, per day .. .. .. 1.00
Harness shops, whose gross an
nual income is ($1,000 or less
per annum ............ 10.00
Hawkers or peddlers, selling or
offering for sale, goods, 'wares
and merchandise, whose gross
daily income Is - $50 or less.
per day .. -. .. ...10.00
Hog dealers, whose gross an
-nual income is 42,500 or less,
-per annum ............ 15.00
Whose gross monthly income
ds $500 or less, per month .. 10.00
VWhose gross daily income is
$50 or less, per day .. .. .. 5.00
Hotels whose -gross annual in
come is $5,000 or less, iper
annum ............... 60.00
Whose gross annual Income
is more than $5,000, on each
additional $5,000 or less, per
annum............ 25.00
Horse or mule traders, transient
whose grosa daily income is
41,000 or less, -per day . .. 5.00
Horse and mule traders, trans
lent, whose gross monthly in
come is $10,000 or less,..pe
month.. .... ...... .....15.00
Insurance companies, life, ac
cident and health, maintain
ing agencies doing business
within the ijty of Larens,
whose gross annual income
from such agencies is $1,000
or less, per annum. .. .. .. ..15.00
Ice dealers, whose 'gross annual
income is $500 or less per an
nluf... .... .... .... ......5.00
Ice cream vendors, selling from
carts, whose gross annual in
conme is $1,600 or less, per an
nm.... ........ .....15.00
Ice cream venders, selling from
wagons, whoes gross annual151
income is $2,500 or less, per
annum .... .... ...... ...25.00
Ice manufacturers, with $10,000
or less Invested. per annum 410.00
On each additional $1,000 in
vested .. .... .. ..... .. 1.00
Jewvelry, watch and clock re
pairs, whose gross *annual
Income is $1,000 or~ less, per
annum .. ......... .....1.00
Jewelers, Itinerant, offering for
sale jeyel ry, watches, clocks,
etc., or .r59aring same, wvhose
gres daily income is $100 or
less, -per day .............. .00
Laundries, r'un :by hand, whose
gross annual, .income is $1 .500
or less, per annum .. .. ....20.00
IaundIries, run 'by mach ineIry,
wvhose gross annual income is
$2,500 or less, per annum . .8.0
Lawyers whose tgross annual In
comle is $1,000 or less, per anu
nuni.... ........ .....15.00
Lightlnng rod agents or deal
' erb, whose gross annual in
come Is $2,000 or less, per
annumni.. ...............2500
Whose gross monthly income'
is $500 or less, per clay .. .. 5.00
MIachino shops and foundriles,
'whose gross annual income is
$2,000 or 'less, per annum . . 15.00
Manufacturers of fertIlizers, 25,
000 tons or loss. per annumi 50.00
E~ach additional 1,000 tons . . 1.00
Merry-go-rounds, whose gross
weekly 'Income Is $250 or less,
per week.. .. ........ ...25.00
Merchants,'or all persons, firms'
or couporations selling at re
tail articles of trade or muer
chandise for which a special
gross annual Income Is $10,
.000 or les's rom s'ales, per
annum.. .......... ...25.00
AVhose fross annual incon'e *
15s more than $10.000. on ,iach
additional $1,000 , less, Icr-,
annum .... .... . . 1.00
ll3y income I meant the
amount o 'gofods sold by the
licensee, and sworn statement
must accompany payment.
Medicine sellers' and vendors,
whose gross annual income is
$500 or less, per annum, .. 60.00
Whose gross daily income is
$1,000 or less, per day .. .. 10.0t)
Marble yards or agencies, whose
.gross annual Income is $1,00f)
or less, per annum .. .. .. 10.00
Moving picture shows, whose
gross annual Income Is $2,500
or loss, per annum .. .. .. 40.00
Newnpapers, whose gross an
nual income is $1,000 or less,
per annut -..--..... 15.00
Opera house hall (whose gross
annual Income is $1,000 or
less, per annum ........ 40.00
Organ grinders and itinerant
musicians, whose gross daily
income is $100 or less, per
day 10.00
Oil and gasoline companies or
agents whose gross annual in-.
come is $16,000 or lese, per
annum --.-.-........ 75.00
Whose daily -income is $100
or less, por day ........ 1.00
Occulfsta or opticians, itinerant,
whose groms daily - income is
$50 or less, per day .. .. .. 5.00
Opticiani or ocoulists on tMo'ir
own account, or working for
others, whose gross annual
ducone is $1,000 or less, per
annum- 15.00
Lumber yard, selling planks,
shingles, framl-ng, laths o
moulding, whose gross annual
income is $5,000 or loss. per
annum ..............2500
Luniber yards or dealers .41
ing other kinds of building
material other than the ones
last before enumerated, whose
annual income from the sale
of such material is $2,500 or
less, per annum ---. . .. 10.00
Paint shops, per annum .. ..1.00
P'w'n shops, or money lending
shops, whose -gross annual in
como 4s $1,000 or less, per
annum .15.00
Planing mills, whose gross an
nual income is $1,000 or less,
per annum .-...........10.00
Pool, billiard, or bagatelle pro
prietors, operating three ta
bles or less, whose gross an.
nual income is $5,000 or less,
(per annum -.-.-.-.-.....500.00
Pool, billiard or bagatelle
Proprietors, operating more
than three tables, whose gross
annual income is $7,000 or
less, per annum, shall pay the
above license for the first.
three table sso operated and
one hundred dollars for each
additional table. Plain view
from the street or side-walk
Into the interior of pool
rooms, 'billiard rooms or bag
atelle rooms must not -be ob
structed by screens, frosted
glass in doors or windows or
otherwise.
Photographers or artists, whose
gross annual income is $1,000
or less, per annum . . .. .. 10.00
'Wohse motnhly income is
$1,000 or less, per month .. 5.0o
Whose daily income is $50 or
less, per day ......... 2.00
Physdcians whose gross annual
income is $1,000 or less, iper
annum ---........ .. 15.00
Pritning office, job, iwhose gross
annual income is $760 or less,
per annum --.-.-...... 16.00
Plumbers, whose gross annual
income is $1,000 or less, per
annum -.......... .. 15.00
Plumbers, whose gross income
from one job is $20 or less,
per Job .............. 2.00
Public weighers. other than
cotton weighers, whose gross
annual income is -$500 or less.
per annum.--.. ..........5.00
Rlestaurant or eating house,
whose .gross annual income is
$1,500 or less, per annum . . 25.00
Railroad agencies whose -gross
annual Income rom buslf'ness
done exclusively within this
state Is $100,000 or less, for
the first trac'k, per annum .. 250.00
For each additional track .. 100.00
For each additional $1,000 or
less, per annum. .. .. .. .....00
Reonovaters of feather beds,
-whose grs annual income
'is $2,500 or less, per annum 25.00
MWihose gross monthly income
is $150 or less, per month ..15.00
Real estate agents tvhose gross
income is $1,500 or 'less, per~
annum.. .......... ...15.00
Scrivners whose gross daily in
come is $10 or less, .e (lay 1.00
Shows, perfornmances, exhibi
tions of all kinds, except cir'
. cS or similar exhibitions,
wvhose gr~oss daily incomne is
$500 or less, perj day.... .. .. 25.00
Soda fountains, without or wvith
store, whose gross annual in
come is $1,500 or less, per an
num ......................15.00
Stable, feed only, whose 'gr'oss
annual .income is $1,000 orA
less, perI annum .... .... ...10.00
Stable, livery only, whbose gross
annua.l In come is $1 ,500 or
less, per nnu UHi~l... .. .. ..... 1.00
Starbles, sales only, wvhose gross
annual income Is $2,500 or
less, lper annum .. .. .. ...0.00
Stables, sales, feed and lvery
whose gross annual Income
Is $4,000 or less, Per annum 410.00
Salvage or bankrupt saile man
agers, or. sale conductors,
whose gross annual Incomo is
$5,000 or less, per annum ..50.00
Whose gross (Iaily inocme Is
$50 or' less. pcer day.. .....5.00
Stock yard, whose gross annual
Income is $500 or less, gpcr an
num . .. .. . .. .. . .. 5.00
Su rveyors who~e g ross annual
income is $1,000 or less, per
annum .. .......... ..10.00
Whose Income per~ job ,Is $5 or
.loss, per job.. .........1.00
Street aheks or carriages, one
horse, wvhore gross annual in
come is $1.500 or loss, per an
num .. ............ ...5.00
Street hacks or carrages, two
horses, whose gross annual
income Is $2,000 or less, per'
annum .... .... ...... ...5.00
No person, firm or corporation
shall let or hire anmy hacks,
automobile,, or ether vehicles
for haulinig or transporting
,passengers, within the cor
'Dorate limits of the city, w'ith.
out first obtaining a license
therefor from the City Olerk,
and every person, firm or cor
1poration running or operating
such a hack or vehicle shall
have the registered number
on same legibly .printed or
otherwise marked upon sail
vehicle in letters of not leas
than three 'inches in height,
and one inch in width; and ev
ery dilver in charge of such
vehicle must wear a num
bered badge furnished by
City Clerk. Owners and driv
ora must comply with the City
Ordinance herein, and any
person, 'firm or corporation vi
olating any of the above pro
visions shall, upon convic
tion, be fined not exceeding
dive dollars, or be imprisoned
not exceeding five duys for
each and every violation
thereof.
Street. trucks doing drayage
whose gross annual income is
$500 or less ............ 15.00
Street .wagons or drays, one
-horse, whose gross annual in
come Is $600 or less, wper an
num. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.00
Whose gross daily income is
$5 or less, per day .. .. .. .. .50
Street wagons or drays, two
horse, whose gross annual in
come ia $760 or less, per an
nan .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.00
Whose gross daily income is
$7.60 or less, per day . . . . . . .75
Mach and every drayman do
ing business in the 'City of
Laurens must wear in a con
spicuous place a numbered
badge furnished by the City
Clork and must have legibly
marked on each side of is
dray the same number borne
:by said badge.
Shooting galleries, whose gross
annual income is $2,500 or
less, per annum ....25.00
Sign painters, whose gross an
nual income is $1,000 or loss,
per annum ............10.001
Whose gross weekly income
is $500 or less, pe rweek .. .. 5.0t
Whoso gross daily income is
$10.00 or less, per day .. .. 1.00
Shoe shops, each bench, whose
gross annual income is $1,000
or less, per annum .. .. .. 10.00
Each additional bench .. .. 2.50
Tailor shops, and agents whose
gross annual income Is $1,000
or less, iper annum .. .. .. 25.00
Terra-cotta dealers, whose gross
annual income is $1,500 or
less, per annum ........ 15.00
Tin or tinker shops whose gross
annual income is $750 or less,
per annum ............ 7.50
Telephone companies or agency,
for business done within this
state, and not including that
done without the state, whose
gross annual income is $10,
000 or less, per annum .. .. 75.00
Telegraph companies, or agen
cies, for business done within
this state and not including
that done -without the state.
whose gross annual income
from such business Is $2,000
or less, per annum . . . . . . . . 75.00
Undertakers whose gross an
nual income is $2,500 or less,
.per annum ............35.00
,Wood shops and wagons manu
facturers whose gross annual
incomo Is $500 or less, per
annum.. .............. 15.00
Wood dealers or -brokers, whoes
-gross annual income is $500
or -less, per annum ...... 10.00
fVheelwrights, whose 'gross an
nual income is $1,000 or leas,
iper annum ............ 5.00
Warehouses kept for storing
cotton, -grain, etc., whose gross
annual Income is $2,600 or
-less, per annum .. .. . .....35.00
Wholesale dealers in hay, grain,
provisions, goods, wares, or
merchandise, who ca'rry a
stock of goods either in a
warehouse or store room,
whose gross annual income
fronm sales Is $50,000 or less,
Per -annum .. .............40.00
Vulcanizing shops, perP annum. 10.00
Storage battery charging sta
trions, per annum ... .. .. ..10.00
Sec. 2. All licenses issued for one
(lay only shal'l be0 double the amount
above mentioned for Saturdays, show
days, Christmas days and other ays
,of public gatherings.
Sec. 3. That all licenses issued un
der' and by virtue of this Ordinance
shall be non-transferable and, ex
celnt a license for a day, a week or a
month, shall terminate and end on
the 31st day of Dccenmber of the year
in wvhichi they were issued; but may
b)0 revoked at any time by the Oity
Council of the City of Ladirens on
satisfactory cause being shown. 10x
ce.pt license issued, for a (lay, a week
,or a mont,h annual rates shall be0
cha-rgedl for all licenses issued pior to
.June 30th of any year, three-fourths
the annual rate shall .be charged for
all licenses issued after June 30th of
any year and. prior to September 30th
of any year; and one-half the annual
rates for all licenses issued after Seop
tembe~r 30th of any year, and prior to
D~ecember 31st of any year.
Sec. 4. Any person, firm, company
or corporation iroescubLing or engag
lng in any business, occupmal ion or,
profession, or keeping or maintaining
any establishment named in this Or
dinance .without having first ptaid the
license tax imiposed thereon, shall, up
on conviction, he fined not execeding
one hundred d1ollars, or be imbpris
oned~ not exceedig thirty daUys with
or without hardi iabor' at the discre
tion of the olllcer trying the case.
Sec. 5. Where a license Is imnposedl
by' this Ordinance upon any business,
profession oir occup~allon, and such
business, profession or' occupation is
carried on or conducted by an agent,
clerk or' employee, such agent, clerk
or employee shall be subject to all
the penalties herein imposed should
the said business, professional or' cc
cup~ation 1)e carried o nor PrOSecuted
without the license imp~osed havinnig
been paid, in the same manner as if
such agent, clerk or employeo were
the pr'oprietor of such business, pro
.fessional or occupation.
See. 6. That every person, fir'm,
,oompany or corporation, r'equired by
this Ordinance to obtain a license to
engage in business, trade, profession
or occupation for' wvhiich a license is
required, ahll nlt the ime of anatye
Ing for such license make a statement
under oath, before an ollicer quallifled
.to administer oaths, and fie said stute
ment with the City Clh.k, setting
forth:
(1) 'Ils or her name, st ie of firm,
name of company, or corpor: ation;
(2) The trade, busin., ,pofes
sion, or occupation for v, acch a li
cense is required;
(3) The amount of bus. was pro
posed to be done during the current
year, and in those cases in n .h such
information is required, iim amount
of business done the previous year
in the sane occupation, -. busi
ness or profession if saie v. as ca.
ried on in the City of Latt-ns the
previous year.
The City Clerk shall thereuon am
sess and collect the proper' lic nse tax
a. provided for in this 0 dinance,
and upon such tax being paid, shall
issue to the aipplicant the proper
license.
Sec. 7. For any business, trade, oe
cupation or profession not enu-mera*
ed in Seetion I of this Ordinance, the
license shall be fixed by fie City
Council of the City of Laurons at any
regular or special meeting theroof.
Sec. 8. The license taxs herein
imposed are levied for the purpose of
raising funds to meet the annual or
dinary expenses of the City of Lau
rens for the fRacal year commencing
on -the 1st day of January of any year
hereafter and for the purposo of pay
ing in whole or in part any logal in
debtedness of the said City Incurred
for ordinary expenses thereof fallina
due during the said fiscal year.
Sec. 9. This Ordinance shall go in
to effect on the 1st day of January A.
D. 1922.
'Done and ratifled by the City Coun
cil of the City of Laurenes and the cor
porate seal of the s(aid City of Lau
rens hereto affixed this the 5th day
of iDecember A. D. 1921, and in the
One Hundred and Forty-,Sixth year
of the Sovereignty and Indapendence
of the United States of America.
JWO. A. FIANKS,
Attest: Mayor.
STANIE-Y W. OREtW8,
City Clerk.
AN ORDINANCE
State of Eouth Carolina,
County of Laurenus,
City of Lanrous.
An ordinance to levy an annual tax.
upon the taxable property within the
corporate linits of the City of Lau
rens, to raise supplies to defray bond
ed indebtedness of the said City of
,Laurens for the fiscal year commenc
ing January lat, 1922, -and to pay past
indebtedness of said city, and also to
levy. and collect a sullicient amount
,o pay the interest upon the bonded
indebtedness of the salid city for the
year 1922, and to raise a sinking fund
for the payment of same.
BE IT ORDAINED, -by the City
Council of the City of Iaurens:
Sec. 1. That a tax of One and 95-100
Dollars on every one hundred dollars
-worth of 'property, real and personal
not exempt by law from taxation with
in the corporate limits of the City of
Laurens, be and the same is hereby
levied for corporate purposes to de
fray the public expenses of the City
of Laurena for the flical year, com
mending January 1st, 1922, and to
meet other indebtedness as has been
contracted by said city for corporate
purposes; That an additional levy of
Jifty-ilve (55) cents on every one hun
dred dollars worth of the assessed
value of all property, real and per
sonal, not exempt from taxation, sit
uated within the eoi-porato limits of
the City of Laurens, be and the same
is hereby levied, to meet the interest
accruing on the bonded indebtedness
of the 'Oity of Laurens during the fis
cal year 1922 and to create a. sinleing
fund to be used in aid of retirement
and. payment of said .bonds, and the
exess, i any, shall be used b~y the
City Council for other corporate .pur
poses.
See. 2. That the Clerk of the said
shall, entere levies and: assessments
upon, the books of the said city. and re
ceive asidl taxes. That the said taxes
herein .levied hail be paid to the said
Cl-ty Clerk in lawful money of the
United States on or before the 1st day
of March A. D). 1922 and any person,
firm or corporation failing to pay Baid
taxes when due shall be liable to the
penalty of 15 'pcir centum of the tax
so levied, and ales cost of issuinig
execution and collection as now pro
vided by law for the failure to pay the
geenrPal County and State taxes.
'Done and ratified by the City Coun
cil or the Oity of Laurens and the cor
por'ate seal of the said City of Lau
ren.s heroto aflixed this the 5th clay
of ilcember)O A. 1). 1921, and in the
One Ilund~redi and Forty--Sixth year
of the Sovereignty andl Indapcndence
of the Uinited States of America.
JNO. A. FRANKS,
Attest: Mayor.
ST ANIYl W. GIt!CWS,
City Clerk.
AN OlBDINANCE
State of South Cx(arol ina,
Cotunty of Lauxrenxs,
City of Laurensc.
BIT' IT OiliAiNi'lD by the Oity Coun
cil of the City of Liaurens:
Sec. I. That all able-bodied male
residentsq of the City of Laurenis, be
tweeni the ages of 18 and 50 years,
shall each pay a per capita tax, for
street imp~rovements, the sum of $2.00,
on or before the 1st (lay of Mlarch,
1922, and all Persons failing to pay
xMaid street tax on or before t hat (late
shall pay to the City Clerk the sum
of $4.00 as such str'eet taxes, and fail
ure to (10 so sha-ll, upon conviction,
1)e punfished as otherwise providled by
the Olty Ordinance.
D)one and ra.tifiedi by the City Coun
cil of the City of tau rens and the cor
porate seal of the said City of Lau
rens hereto affixed this the 5th day
of iiecember A. D. 1921, and in the
One Hundred and Forty-,Six,th year
of the Sovereignty and Independence
ofthe United States of America.
JNO. A. 'F1A:NK(S,
Attest: . Mlayor.
STANL10Y W. ORbEWS,
City Clerk.
Colds Cause Grip and infuena
LAXATI1VE BROMO QUININE Tablets remove thxe
cause, There is only oe "Bromo Quinine."
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