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The Laurens advertiser. (Laurens, S.C.) 1885-1973, December 28, 1921, Image 6

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CITY TA AND [IC
AN ORDINANCE
Iulosing a License Tax on Persons
Who Engage In, Prosecute or Carry
on Any Business or Profession iII
the City of Laurens.
State of 'South Carolina,
County of liaurens,
City of Laurens.
BIH IT Ol)DAINI.D BY ''IIl: CITY
COUNCIL OF 'i11-1 CITY 01' hAL
R WNS:
Section 1. That no person, iiriI or
corporation shall, after the tirst 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 liarens,
withou t having first. paid a special
license tax therefor. The amount of
Said slpecial tax shall he the atuoun
placed opi)osite each occupation, busi
ness or profession herein below
iamed, respectively, and the atuount
shall be tlie cost of Said sei'ial tax
per annum, unless otherwise specifled,
to wit:
Architects whose gross annial
income is $1,000.00 or less
per annum .. .. .. .. .. ..$ 10.00
Auctioneers whoso gross an
nual income is $1,000 or less,
(per ainum 1..,...... .. .0 0
Whose gross daily income is
$25 or less, per day .. .. .... 5.00
Auctioneers of horses, mares,
mules or stock horses or hors
es, whose gross daily income
is $1,000 or less, per day .. .. 200.00
Auctioneers of new furniture, 4
second-hand furniture or
household goods, whose g ross
daily income Is $500 or less,
per day .............. 2.00 1
Automobile Salesman, transient,
-per day .............. 10.00 1
Auto Washing Depots or Sheds
not connzicted with other bust
:less, 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 x.- less, per (lay . . . . . 2.50
Automobile hacks, whose gross
annual Income is $1,500 or
less, per -nnum .... .. .. 25.00 1
Whose gross daily income is
$100 or less, daily . . . . .. 2.00
The licensee shall be allowed
to operate only one automo
bile hack under each license
issucd to him.
Automobilo dealers or agents,
Whose gross annual income is
$1,500 or less, Over annum .. 25.00
Balls and dances, where admis
sion is charged, per day .. 5.00
.Butchers or dealers in fresh
meats, whose gross annual in
come is $5,000 or less, per an
num.... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 25.0u
Dealers in single beef or hogs,
or offering for sale in wagons
may take out special license
by tile day at the following
rates:
Those whose gross daily in
come Iroiim single beef or ho
amounts to $20 or less, per day 2.00
Dealers in valves, mutton, shoat
o kid may take out special li
c~nse by the day at the fol
lowilng rates:
Those whose gross daily in
come for each calf, mutton,
shoat or kid is $10 or less,
per day .....................2.00
Provided, ho(we(vr, that the
licensee shall not have the
right to sell under his daily ii
cense more than one animal.
Bagging and 'Ties-Blagging al1
ties re'worked, including cot
ton mill waste products . .. . 15.00
Birokers dealing in stocks and
boudis, 1)er .year.. .. .. .. ..15.00
a perison, -fIrm or corp~oration
who acts as an intermedliary
between buyer and seller for
the consideration of a Comnmis
sion, with or without ware
hotuse.. .....................15.00
Brokers in Lumnber-.not carry
ing tsock, per year .. .. .. ....25.00
Blacksmith shops, two forges,
whose gross annual income is
$750 or less, iper annum . . 10.00
Blacksmith shops, two forces,
whose gross annual income is
-$1',000 or less, per annum .. 15.00
For each additional forge 01)-'
perated in a blacksmith shop,
thoe licanse rhall be increased
per annum iac Cording to ini
co, as herelin gradluated . . 2.00
Barber shops, operating one
chair, whose :gross annual In
.come is $500 or, less, per ain
-num .. . . .. .. . . .. 7.50 *I
W'hose gross annual Income is
more than $500, for each ad
ditional $500 Or less, per' an
nflun ........................1.00 1
Barber shops operating more
than one chair shall upay the I
foregoing licenise for the flrst
chair' and same for each addI
tional chair in accordance
with income as graduated..
B1i11 posters, whose gross annual
income Is $3,000 or less, per
annum .. .... ....... .-.35.00
Whose gross annual income
is more than $3,000, for each
Additional $1,000 or less, per'
annum ............- .-.-.5.00
Whose gross daily Income Is
$26 or less, per day .. ......1.00
Book agents, whose gross an
nual income is $1,000 or less,
per annum .. ...... .....25.00
Whose gross weekly Income
is $500 or less, per' wek ..10.00
Whose igross daily income is
$100 or less, per (lay.... .. .. 5.00
Building and loan associations,
or their agents, for business I
done w.ithin this state, and
not including tilat done with
out the State, whose gross an
nual Income from such busi
ness Is $50,000 or less, per I
annumnl ..... . ---.. 15.00
Whose gross annual Income
from such business is more
than $50,000 on each addition
ual $50,000 or less.... .. .. .. 5.00
Bakeries, whose gross annual
Income is $1,000 or less, per
e annim............---...15.00
Bicycle dealers, iwhose gross an
nualI dncome is $1,000 or less,
Der annum.. ....... -.. 7..50
ardI1g house propletors, tak
ENS[ ORDINANCES
lig regular boarders, whose
gross annual income is $100
or less,.per annum .. .. .. .. 7.50
Banks and banking houses with
an investment of $50,000 or
less In the business, per an
num .. .. . . . .. .. .. 50.0t)
On each additiolal $1,000 in.
vested ................ 1.00
b3ankers doing a private bank
ing business, with $2,500 or
less 'invested in the business,
.per annum ............ 25.00
On each additional $1,000 in
vested in the business . . .. 1.00
3owling Alley or Box Ball pro
p rietors whose gross annual
income is $1,000 or less, per
ainium .............. 50.00
Each alley oierated shall be
deemed and taken to -be sep
arate business.
lottling works, whose gross an
11111 ilncomne is $1,000 or less,
per annu-m.. .......... 35.00
loot black, whose gross annual
Income is $500 or less, per
annum.................5.00
Each and every boot black
doing b)usiness on the streets
of the City of Laurens must be
licensed andl must wear in a
conspicuous place a numbered
badge furnished by the City
Clerk.
'ainvassers or ipeddlers selling
goods, wares or merclandiso
of whatsoever character or
kind, per year .. ........50.00
Per (lay ...................15.00
,otton brokers-cotton brokers,
factors or merchants or ex
porters, each place of business 20.00
lotton Buyers, per year . . . . . . 15.00
Jhiropratic-Same as doctors,
'andy lmanufacturer, per year. . 15.00
,arpenteir shop keeper, per year :7.00
'ontractors or firms of such, em
ploying, taking or offering to
.take contracts not to exceed
$50.00............."xempt
From $50.00 to $500.00 'pcr an
num .. . . .. .. .. .. .. .. . 7.50
From $1,000 to $2,000, per all
nulm . . . .. .. .. .. .. 12.50
From $2,000.00 to $5,000.00 per
annuq ................ . 20.00
,anvassers-Itinerant not other
wise provided for , . . . . . . . 10.00
JIlrcus or other shows, exhibit
ing under canvas, or out of
doors, whose gross daily in
come is $5,000 or less, per (lay 100.00
'Whose gross daily Income is
more than $5,000, per (lay, on
each additional $5,000 or less 25.0u
ollection or claim agents,
whose gross annual income
is $1,000 or less, per annum 10.00
abinct workmen whose gross
annual income is $500 or less,
per annum .. .......... 5.00
'otton mills for manufacturing
cotton products, with $350,000
or less invested in the busi
ness, per allum ........ 250.00
On each additional $1,000 in
vested in the 'business, per
annum.................1.00
-ottonl seed buyers, whose gross
annual income is $1,000 or
less, per annum ........ 10.00
7.tton ginnerics, first gin, Whose
gross annual 'income is $1,000
or less, per annum .. .. 25.00
Mach additional gin ...... 5.00
ainet and tgeneral repair
shops, whose gross annual in
come is $500 or less, per an
numi .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.00
.-Ilealing, (lying or pressillg
clothing, where the gross an
nual income is $1,000 or less,
jier annum ............ 15.00
'old drink stands, per annum.. 5.0u
:ontractors for moving houses,
whose gross annual income is
$1,000 or less, per annum .. 10.00
ioal companies or agencies,
where the gross annual In
come is $2,500 or less, per
annum.......................13.00
Jonveyancers or scrlvners whose
gross annual income -is $500
or l-ess, Per annum .. .. .....5.00
jottoni seedl oil mills with $100,
000 or less Invested, per an
num11....... ................150.00
On each addlitional $1,000 in
vested, per annum. .. .. .. ...1.00
jotton weighers whose gross
annual income is $1,000 or
less. aper* annum ..........10.00
)air'ies, operating in or out of
the city, sellIng milk in the
city .. ...... ............10.00
)lrectories-Idach and every
Pe-son compiling city dliree
tories, per annum.. ........10.00
)ealers in junk, per day .. ..5.00
" r annum I~f..................15.00
)ealers In fruits, melons or veg
etables, selling from car by
itinerant dealers, each car or
fraction thereof. .. .. .. .. ..:100.00
)ealecrs In stocks and bonds,
per annu-m.. ...... .....25.00)
)ealers in wagons and other
vehicles, other than manufac
tuirers, with or without busi
ness, whose 'gross annual in
come Is $7,500 or less, per an
num fl....... ......... ......25.00
)ealers or agents for the sale of
fertilizers, whose gross annual
Income is $4,000 or less, per
annum .. ...... ..........35.00
Whose gross annual income is
noreo 4han 4,000, on each ad
dlitlonal $4,000 or less, per an
num f......... .............25.00
)oalers In pianos, organs, sow
ing machines, Iron safes, well
fixtures and tombstones, not
connected. with stores, whose
-gross annual income Is $1,000
or less, each, per annum.. 25.00
)ealers in second hand bagging,
-ties, etc. ..............5..00
)ealers In soanp, jewelry, mer
chandise or other goods on
the streets, whose gross daily
income is $100 or less, per day 10.00
Per annum .. .... ........50.00
)ealers in..green grocerIes, sell
ing from wagon, whose grogs
daily income is $60 or less,
'per day........... -- .-50
And each wagon operated
shall be deomed a separate
.business.
)ealers In green .grocerles sell
ing from car or comnion car'-.
rier, whose grose daily in
come Is $500 or less,. per day 10.00
And each car operated-.shall
- bn deemed a. separate 'busi
ness.
Dinner houses whose gross an
nual income is $2,000 or less,
per annum .... .. ... .. ..25.00
Dentists whose gross annual in
come is $1,000 or less, per an
num .......................00
'Whose gross annual income is
more than $1,000, for each ad
ditional $1,000 or less, per an
Ium .................. 1.00
Dogs, all kinds.......... 1.00
Each and every (log to be paid
for l iperson or persons upon
whose premises dog is kept.
The city police are hereby au
liorized to seize and confine
every dog they find running
at large not having attached
a tag for tax furnisheld by th.i
City 'Ierk. Every dog taken
111) $2.00 additionail must be
paid, or the dog killed.
10lectric power coipaiies whose
gross annual Incoic is $5,000
or less, per annum .. .. . . 60.00
Whtose gross ant1 itcome is
more than $5,000, for'each ad
ditional $10,000 or less, per
aImIi.. .. .... .. .. .. .. ....5.00
Express companies mnaintai Inn:
an agency whose gross annual
income at such agency arising
from bu1siness done wholly
witilin tile state of South
Carolina, if $1,000 or less, .per
annum ................. 100.00
Electriciaiis whose gloss an1
nual income is $1,000 or less,
Per annumi ............ 10.00
Provided, that 'ectriciall.s
may take out liceis by the
job at the following rates:
Where tile gross income iz
$100 or less, per job . . . . .. 2.00
Fire insurance companies, on
anount of nOt premiumnis col
leCted .. .. .. .. .. . . . .. .. 3%
Fruit tre:s or other trees and
plant agents, whose gross an
nual ilcole is $509 or less,
per annulm ..............10.00
Fresh fish dealers, with or with
out other business, ;Whose
gross annual income is $1,500
or less, per annum . . . . . . 15.00
Fresh oyster dealers, with or
Without other business, Whlo.e
gross anital income is $1,000
or less, per annum .. .. .. 5.00
Flour mills, whose gross .an
nual income Is $1,000 or
less, each, per annum . . . 15.00
Grist mills, whose gross annual
income is $1,000 or less, each
per annum .... . .. 10.0U
-lay, grain, provisions or mer
chandise brokers, who c rry
no stock of goods in el her
warehouse or tore room,
whose gross annual income is
$1,000 or less, iper annum . 15.00
Iarness shops, per annui. 5.00
Ilair dressers or mnanieurists,
whose gross annual income is
$1,000 or less, er annuim . . 10.00
Whose gross daily income is
$50 or less, per day . . . . . . 1.00
Hlarless s11ops, Whose gross an
nual Income is $1,000 or less
per annum ..............10.00
IHawkers or peddlers, eclling or
offering for sale, goods, wares
and mlerciaindise, whose grois
daily income is $50 or les.i.
per day .... .. .. .. .. .. 10.00
log dealers. whose gross an
nual ilcomie is $2,500 or less,
per annum............ 15.00
Whose gross month ly n111m011
is $500 or less, per m11on1th . . 10.00
Whose gross daily Income is
$50 or less, 1er day . . . . .-. 5.00
Hotels wiose gross annual in
Come is $5,000 or less, ier
annum .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ... 60.00
Whose gross annual income
is more than $5,000, on each
additional $5,000 or less, pe(r
annum f1.................2;i.00
I forse or mul1 ttraders, tralsient
wvhose .gross dlaily 1income1 1s
$1,000 01' less, p~er (lay . .. . 5.00
Horse and mule11 tradors, tr'ans
lenit, whlose gr'oss mlonlthly in
come1 is $10,000 01' less, per
month ..... ..............15.00
I1nsur1ance comnies1, life, ac
in~g agencies dolig busi5ness
within the City of Liaulrens,
whose gross anniual incomie.
fr'om such1 agenceies is $1,000
0o' less, Per annuml f.. .. .. ....15.001
Ice dealers, whose agross5 anlls
inlcome1 .Is $500 01r less per1 anl
num11................. .......5.00
Ice cream venders, selling froml
carts, whose gross annual inl
COmel is $1,500 or loss, per an
num .. .. ........ .....15.00
Ice cr'eam vend~ers, selling from
wagons, whose gross annual
-income is -$2#00 or less, per'
annum .... .... ........ 2.0
Ice mlanulfactulrers, swith $10,000
or' less invested, per' annumlfl 40.00
On each additional $1,000 in
vested .. .... ...... .....1.00
Jewelry, watch and clock re
pairs, whose gross annual
income is $1,000 or less, ,)erI
annum .. .......... ...15.00
Jewelers, Itineranit, offer'ing for
sale jeyclry, wvatches, clocks
etc., or .repa~Iirig same, whose
gross daily lacnc Is $100 or~
less, per (lay.. ..........5.00
ILunldries, run iby hand, whose
gross annual -income is $1,500
or less, per annum .... ...20.00
Laundries, run 'by machiner'y,
who~se gross annual Income is
$2,500 or less, per annum .. 35.00
1Lawyers whose igross annual in
Icomteis $1,000 01' less, per an
num 1...... ................15.00
Ligh'tinng rod agents or (heal
ers, whose gr'oss ann'ual in- -
come is $2,000 or less, per
annum .. .......... ...25.00
Whose .gross monthlly Income
is $500 or 'less, per day . . . . 5.00
Machine shops anid foundries,
whose gross annual inc-ome is
$2,000 or less, per anniumi .. 15.00
Matnufacturers of fertilizers, 25,.
000 tons or less, per annum 50.00
10'ach additional 1,000 tons .. 1.00
Merry-go-roulnds, whose gross
weekly luncome is $250 or less,
per weekc.. .... ...... ...25.00
Merchants, or all -persons, fll'ms
or coiporations selling at re
tail articles of trade or mier
chiandlse for which a specIal
gross annulal income is $10,
0001or less from sales, per
annum .. ........ .....25.00
Whose fross antiual incom~e
is more thian $19,000., On ,1ph1
azditAqnal $1,000 sr1 less, peir
annum .. ,'.. ..,. ,, ,, 1.00
(By Income is meant the
amount of goods sold 'by the
licensee, and sworn statement
must accompany payment.
Medicine sellers and vendors,
whose gross annual Income is
$500 or less, por aunum. 50.00
Whose gross daily income Is
$1,000 or less, per day .. 10.00
Marble yards or agencies, whose
gross annual income is $1,00.0
or less, per annuin .. .. . . 10.00
Moving picture shows, whose
gross annual income Is $2,500
or less, per annu-m .. .. .. 40.00
Newsp.apers, whose gross an
nual income is $1,000 or less,
per annii ............ 15.00
Opera house hall 1whose gross
annual income is $1,000 or
less, per annuni........ 40.00
Organ grinders and itinerant
iusicians. Whose gross daily
income is $100 or less, per
(lay .. .. .. ... 10.00
Oil and 'gasoline comipanle6 or
agents whose gross annual In
conie is $15,000 or less, per
annium.. ............ 75.00
Whose dally income is $100
or less, per day-.. .. .. .. .. 1.00
Occu lists or o)ticians, itinerant,
whose gross daIly income I,
- $50 or less, )er day . . . . .. 5.00
Opticians or occulists on their
own account, or working for'
otlicirs, whose pross annual
'income is $1,000 or less, per .
41111111n 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.00.
Lumber yard, selling planks.
shingles, rrainilg, 11hs o,
moIulding, who lgrosa annIlul
income 1., $5,000 or le.ss. a
ammm u.. .................25.00
TLuber yards or dealers I
ing other kinds of building
material other than the ones
last before enumerated, whose
almud income from the sale
of such material Is $2,500 or
less, per annum ........ 10.00
Paint shops, per annum . .. 10.00
Pawn shops, or money lending
'shops, whose gross annual in
come is $1,00i or less, per
annum11 .. .. .. .. .. .... .. 15.00
Planing mills, whose gross an
nual income is $1,000 or less,
1)er annun .... ........ 10.00
Pool, billiard, or bagatelle pro
prietors, op)erating three ta
bles or less, whose gross an
nual income is $5,000 or less,
per annumii... ..0...... 00.00
Pool, billiard or bagatelle
prolrietors, olerating more
than three tables, whose gross
annual income is $7,000 or
less, per annuim, shall pay tie
above license for the first.
thiree tables so operated and
one hundred dollars for each
additional table. Plain view
from the~ street or side-walk'
into the interior of pool
roois, 'hillard rooms r01 bag
atelle' rooims must not be oh.
structed b.v screens. frosted
glass in door or windows or
otherwise.
1hotographiers or artists, whose
gross annual income is $1,000
or less, per annum . . . . .. 10.00
Whose monthly income is
$1,000 or less, pIer month . . 5.Ou
Whose daily income is $50 or
less, per day .......... 2.00
Physicians whose gro"ss annual
Income Is $1,000 or less, d'er
annum.....................15.00
Printing oflico, job, w hose gI uss
annual-income is $750 or less,
per annum ............ 16.00
Plumbers, whose gross annual
income is $1,000 or less, peir
anntm .. .. . .. .. . .. 15.00
PIhiml:ers, whose gioss income
fromn one job is $20 or less,
1)0er jol).. .............2.00
Public weigher's, other, than
cotton weighers, whose gross
annual income is $500 or' less,
1)01 annum .. .... .. .... 5.00
Restauirant or' eating house.
whose gr'oss annual income is
$1,500 or less, 1)0r annulm . . 25.00
Rha~iroad agencies whose gr'oss
annual Income fr'om business
done exclusively within this
state is $100,000 01' less, for
the first tr'ack, per annum .. 250'.00
For each additional tr'ack .. 100.00
For each additional $1,000 or'
less, pci' annum........ .. .. 1.00
Renovauters of feather beds1,
whose gr'oss annua! income
is $2,500 or less, pcer annum 23.00
Whose gr'oss monthly income
is $150 or less, per month ..15.00
Real estate agents whoso gr'oss
income is *1,500 oir less, pet
annum............... ..15.00
Scerivners whoso gr'oss daily in
come Is $10 or less, .per' day 1.00
Show's, pierformances, exhibi
tions of all kinds, except cir
cus or' similar exhibitions,
whose gross daily income is.
$500 or less, per' day.... .. .. 25.00
Soda fountains, without or with
stor'e, whose gross annual in
conme is $1,500 or' less, per' an
numn.. ..... .. ............15.00
Stable, feed only, wvhose gr'oss,
annual 'income Is $1,000 01'
,*less, per annum. .. .. .. .. ..10.00
Stable, liver'y only, wvhose gr'oss
annual income is $1,500 0or
loss, pcer annum....... .. .. 15.00
Sta'bles, sales only, wvhose 'gross
annual income is $2,500 or'
less, per annum .. .. .... 40.00
Stables, sales, feed and liver'y
whoso gr'oss annual income
Is $4,000 or les', per annum 40.00
Salvage oi' bankrunpt sale man
agers, or sale conductors,
whose gross annual Income is
$5,000 or less, per' annum . . 50.00
'Whose gr'oss daily incomo 1s
$50 or' .less, 1)0r dlay .. ..,. 5.00
Stock yar'd, whose gross annual
income is $500 or less, ,per an
num ........ .........5..00
Sur'veyors whose gross annual
Income .is $1,000 or less, per
annum .. .. .... .... 00
Whlose Income per job is $5 or100
-less, per 'job .. .:............1,00
Str'eet hacks n'et iarriages, one
.horse, weoe giross annual in
conmc is -$1,500 or less, per an
num .. .................-..15.00
Street hacks or carriawges, Itwo
horses, whose gross annual
income is $2,000 or loss, per'
annum .. .. ...... ......25.00
No peorson, firm or corporation
shall let of hire any backs,
automobiles or other vehioles
for haypling or transporting
passeng'ers, within the cor
ont-:inisof tlie city, with
out first obtadning a license
therefor from the City Olerk,
and every 'person, firm or cor
woration -running or operating
such a ]ack or vehicle shall
have the registered number
on same legibly -printed or
otherwise marked upon said
vehicle -in letters of not less
than three tinches in height
and one inch in width; and ev
ery driver in charge of such
vehicle must wear a numn
bered badge furnished by
City Clerk. Owners and driv
ers must comply with the City
Ordinance herein, and any
person, firm or corporation vi
olating any of the above pro
visions shall, upon conv.ic
tion, be fined not exceeding
ive dollars, or be imprisoned
not exceeding flve days 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 $500 or less, iper an
num .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.00
Whose gross daily income is
$5 or less, per day .. .. .. .. .30
Street wagons or drays, two
horse, whose gross annual in
come is $750 or less, per an
numf... .. .. ... .. ... .. .. 15.00
Whose gross daily income is
$7.50 or less, pci' clay .. .. .. .75
Each 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
Clerk and must have legibly
iurked on each side of his
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 less,
per annum ............ 10.00
Whose gross weekly income
is $500 or less, per week .. .. 5.00
IWhoso 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
EIach additional bench .. .. 2.50
Tailor shops, and agents whose
gross annual income is $1,000
or less, iper annum .. .. .. 25.00
Terra-cotta dealers, w-hose 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, whoso
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'annuni ............ 35.00
Wood shops and wagons manu
facturers whose gross annual
income is $500 or less, per
annum ................15.00
Wood dealers or brokers, whose
gross annual income is $500
or less, per annum .. .. .. 10.00
Wheelwrights, whoso gross an
nual income ds $1,000 or less,
iper annum ..,......... 5.00
Warehouses kept for storing
cotton, grain, etc., whose gross
annual income is $2,500 or
less, pci' annum .. .. .... 35.90
Wholesale dealers 'in hay, graIn, 'a
priovisions, goods, wares, or
merchandIse, who carry a
stock of goods either in a
warehouse or store r'oom,
whose gross annual income
fi'om sales is $50,000 or less,
jer annum .. .... .. .... 40.00
Vulcanizing shops, per annum 10.00
Stor'age battery charging sta
lions, pci' annum ..,.. .... 10.00
Sec. 2. All licenses issued for one
clay only shal'l be doifblo, the amount
above mentioned for Saturdays, show
days, Christmas days and other oays
of p~ubliC gatherings.
Sec. 3. That all licenses issued un
der' and by virtue of this Ordinance
shall be non-transferable and, ex
celpt a license for a day, a week or a
month, shall terminate and end on
the 31st day of December of the yeauir
in which they were issued; but may
be0 revoked at any time by the OLty
council of the City of Iaurens on
satisfactory cause being shown. Ex
ceplt license issued for a (lay, a week
or a month, annual rates shall be
charged for all licenses issued prior to
June 30th of any year, three-fourths
the annual rate shall abe chat'ged. for
all licenses issued aftei' June 30th of
any yeai' and prior to September 30th
of any year; and one-half the annual
r'aies for all licenses issued after Sop
teobe 30th of any year, and lioer to
December 31st of any year.
Sec. 4.- Any person, firm, company
or corporation proescuting or engag
ing in any business, occupation or
profession, or keeping or nmaintaining
any establishment named in this Or
dinance without having first paid the
license tax imposed ther'eon, shall, up
on. conviction, be fined not exceeding
one hundred dollars, or be inmpris
oned not exceeding thirty days with
or without hard labor at tle discre
tIon- of the. officer trying the ease.
Sec. 5. Where a license Is imposed
by this Ordinance tapon any busine,
profession or occupation, and such
business, proflession or occupation is
carried On or conducted by ant. agent,
clerk or employee, such agent, clerk
oi employee shall -be subject to al)
the. geualties herein imposed' shoul4
the .sid business, professional or -oQ
eupation be carried on or iprosecuted
with'out the licenso imnposed ')i~'ing
lbeen paid, in the same manner sas -If
sucij agent, clerk or eniployee were
the proprietor of such 'business, pro
fessional or occupation.
Sec. 6, That every persoi, firm,
oinyany 'or corporationi, reciuired'.by
this Ordinance,.to, 9btain ia license to
6ng4go In bueliness, trad4, profession
or ~ocpa tion ftr Which a lice~nse ls
r'equite, 1b1 at' the ,tim, of aply
Ing for such license maako a statemen
under oath, before an officer qualified
,to administer oaths, and file said state
ment with the City Clerk, setting
forth:
(1) His or her name, style of firm,.
name of company, or corporatidh;
(2) '1The trade, business, Irofes
slon, or occupation for which a 1l
cense is required;
(3) The amount of business pro
posed to :be done during the current
year, 'and in those cases in which such
information is required, tho amount
of business done the previous 'year
In the same occupation, trade, busl
ness or profession if same was car
ried on in the City of Laurens the
previous yeai'.
The City Clerk shall thoreupor as.
sess and collect the proper license tax
as provided for in this Ordinance,
and -upon such tax being paid, shall
issue to the alppiicaiit the proper
license.
,Sec. 7. For any business, trade, oc
cupation -or profession not enumerat
ed in Section 1 of this Ordinance, the
license shall be 'fixed by the 'City
Council of the City of Laurens at any
regular or.special meet ing thereof.
Sec. 8. The license taxes 'herein
imposed are levied for the purpose of
raising funds to meet the annual or
(linary. expenses of the City of lau
rens for the fiscal year commencing
on the 1st (lay of January of any year
hereafter and for the .purpose of pay
ing in whole or in part any legal in
debtedness of the said City incurred
for ordinary expenses thereof falling
due during the said fiscal year.
iSec. 9. This Ordinance shall go In
to effect on the 1st day of January A.
D. 1922.
'Done and ratified by the City Coun
cil of the City of 'Laurens and the cor
porate seal of the said City of Laa
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 Independenbo
of the United States of America.
J'NO. A. FRANKS,
Attest: Mayor.
STANLEY WV. CBWS,
City Clerk.
AN ORDINANCE
State of Eouth Carolina,
County of Laurens,
City of Laurens,
An ordinance to levy an annual tax
upon the taxable )roperty within the
corporate limits of the City of Lgt
rens, to raise supplies to defray bond
ed indebtedness of the said City 'of
.Laurens for tl.e fiscal year commenc
ing January 1st, 1922, and to pay past
indebtedness of said city, and also to
levy and collect a suflicient amount
to pay the interest upon the bonded
indebtedness of the -alld city lor the
year 1922, and to raise a sinking fund
for the payment of same.
BE IT ORDAINED, by the City
Council (if the City of Laurens:
Sec. 1. That a tax of One and 95-100
Dollars on every one hundred dollars
wrorth 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 d'e
fray the public expenses of the City
of Iniurens for the fiscal year, con
menring Ja,nuary 1st, 1922, and to
meet other indebtedness as has been
contracted by said city for corporate
lrposes: That all additional levy of
fifty-five (~5) cents on every one huntmi
dred dolars worth of the assessed
value of all p)rop:erty, real and per
sonal, not czieml)t from 'taxation, Uit
nated within the corporate limits of
the City of Laurens, he and the same
Is hereby levied, to umeet the interst
accruing on the bonded indebtedness
,of the City of baurens during the fis
ca year 1922 and to create a sinkting
fu i'l to be used1 in aid of retirement
an .payugent of said bonds, and ,the
'bxcess, -if any, shall be used by phe
City Council for othler corporate .pur'
Sec. 2. That the Clerk of the said
shall enter levies and assessmlents
upon01 the books of tile said city and re
ceive said taxes. That tile said taxesn
hereinl 'levied shall be paid to the said
City Clerk in lawful money of tAe
United States on or before the 1st day
of March A. D). 192% and anly pers9nl,
firm or corporation failing to pay said
taxes when due shall be liable to Vie
penalty of 16 'per centum of the '~x
so levied, and also cost of issuig
execution .and collection as no1w are
vided by law for the failure to pay' the
general County and State taxes.
'Done and ratified by the City Conin
cil of tile Olty of Laurens and the c~r
porate seal 'of. the said City of Ldlu
rens .iereto affixed this the 5t~h dAy
of 'December A.. D. 1921, and in thle
One Hundred and Forty.'ixth y~ar
of the Sovereignty and Indwpendentoe
of the United States of America.
JNO. A. FRANKB,
Atteih: - Mayor.
City Clerk.
AN OlIDINANCE
St4Ite of South CarolIna,
County of Laurenms,
City of Iaurens.
Bfl IT ORDAINEOD by the City Coim-.
oil of the City of Iaurens:
Sec. 1. That all able-bodied male
residents of the City of Lanurons, be
tween tihe.%ages of 18 and 60 years,
shall each pay a per ca-pita tax, er
street improvementeg, the sumn of $2,50,
on or before the 1st day of March,
192,2, atnd all persons failing to pag
said street tax on or before that date
shall pay to the City Clork the sumi
of $4.00 as such street taxes, and fh
uro to do so shall, upon conviction,
be .punishpd as otherwise provided by
the City Ordinance.
'Done and ratified by the City Coun
cil of the City of Laurens and the eor-.
p1aeseal of the said City ofi Lab..
rens lereto affixed thils' the 5th 4a'
of 'e*Omber A. D, 1921, and' in tbe
O0~ Wlundred andl Forty~eix~th year
of thf' 'ovexeignty and .Iridelienderice
of the'United States of America.
Attest:JNO, A. 'RAN'K$,
STANLE~Y W. OREWyor
City Clerk.
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