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E. E. HILLIARD, - - - - Editor. Pnhli.-hed Every Thursday. Entered ii th I't-OJIice f'l Scotland Xrrk X. ('., " Second, ('lax Mutter. THURSDAY. MARCH 7, lHUo. 6 Pases. THE LEGISLATURE. EIGHTH WLEK'S EECOBD. TVkspay, Feu. 20th. Senate. Usual ojiening. Bill reported to expunge from the journal the resolution congratulating Cleveland ; to expunge from the laws of IW.i tiie joint resolution of congrat ulation to his excellency Hon. Grover Cleveland. Whekeas, The course of his excel lency, the Hon. Grover Cleveland, President of the Uni ted States has Leen .so entirely opposed to the sentiments expressed in the joint resolution of con gratulation passed hy the General As sembly of North Carolina at its; session of IK'KI ; Jlt-sob-fl , Uy the Senate, the House concurring, that said joint resolutions le and the same is hereby rescinded. llrxtlinl second, 'I hat a copy of said joint resolution, together with a copy of this resolutir.n, le transmitted by the clerk of the Senate to the President of the United States. Private bills and resolutions were considered. The charter of the city of Wilmington was discussed at length. Mitchell county also was considered, and besides these topics the Senate did very little. Hoi se. Various bills and resolu tions were presented and acted upon. Bill to relieve Building and Loan Associations from the provisions of the usury laws, was taken up. It provides that It shall be lawful for any Building and Loan Association doing business in tnis State to lend monev to its stock holders on such terms as that the bor rowers shall not be required to repay any sum which m the aggregate amounts to more than the principal with interest for the whole time agreed on in the contract, not to exceed the legal rate at the time of making the contract, provided in computing the amount repaid the amounts paid for preparing deeds, abstracts, etc., shall not be included. The payment of pre miums, principal and interest may be required to be made monthly or weekly under such contracts. Mr. Monroe spoke in support of the bill and declared that the Building and Loan Association had done a great work in the State. McClammy thought this bill ought to be tabled or deferred until the committee had heard arguments on some bills regarding the Building and Loan Associations and their exemptions from the provisions of the usury laws. Johnson moved to indefinitely post pone, and the motion prevailed. A bill to reduce the lee for protesting notes from if 1.00 to 25 cents, passed its readings. KEEP DOUGLASS AGAIN. Monroe also rose to a question of per sonal privilege on the now famous Douglass resolution. He said : "Mr. Speaker : I wish to speak for a minute or two to a question of personal privilege. Douglass' ghost, like Ban quo's, will not dmvn at our bidding. I had Doped yesterday that this House, that the whole country had heard the last of this matter, but as I have been informed that on yesterday it was stated that I was publicly charged with hav ing voted for this famous resolution, and that I did not deny it, and as the papers this morning are full of it, I wish to make a brief statement of the whole matter. "When the resolution was offered, having no prejudice against Douglass simply because he was a negro, think ing nothing of his wife, white or other wise, and intending in no way to endorse intermarriage between the races and wishing to please the negroes in this House, and to remove their prejudice against my party, my first impulse was to vote for the resolution, and I so indi cated it by standing up, but when there was some confusion, knowing that if it was not unanimous and spontaneous that the compliment was worse than sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal and not wishing to be mixed up in the matter, at the final count, I did not vote at all. "When a little boy I read with delight the beautiful story of General Washing ton pulling off his hat and bowing pro foundly to a negro, because, he said, that he did not care to he outdone in politeness by a simple old negro. Somewhat in the same spirit, I felt that as the negroes in this House, and In other legislative halls of this coun try, have for decades teen pulling off their hats to my ideals, that it was not too much for me to doff mine once to theirs. If by so doing I have unwittingly compared Douglass to Lee and Wash ington, the one "the noblest figure that ever stood in the forefront of the na tion's history," the other, the grandest figure that ever shed lustre upon a lost cause. Oh, shapes of the heroes of Valley Forge and Gettysburg, I beg pardon. If I have sinned against the sense of propriety, of the people of my own party, not only in this State, but in others, I can only plead that my action sprang from a generous impulse in a pure and patriotic heart, and I can but express the hope, that when the excitement, rancor and hate, engen dered of this discussion, shall have died and been forgotten, that the generous impulse that actuated me may in some mysterious, unseen way, continue to soften and bless the lives of men." A bill to allow the appointment of women as notaries public came up, with a committee report without prej udice. Ewart spoke in support of the bill. He said there was no reason why women should thus be encouraged. Campbell said he wanted the yeas and nays on the bill ; that he wanted to go on record on it. Winborne asked if women could take jury examinations of females. Peebles spoke in favor of bill, saying he wanted to open all pos sible avenues of employment to women. Smith of Gates, said that Peeble's view had undergone a remarkable change regarding women. Smith op posed the bill. The bill passed, 03 to 19, after a mo tion to table made by Bryan had been defeated. Bill to protect hotels and boarding house keepers against dead-beats was explained by Ewart. He said Xorth Carolina is the only State in which the landlords are not protected. The bill makes it a misdemeanor to remove baggage before paying for food and lodging, makes such action prima facie evidence of fraud. Wooten offered an amendment including restaurants. Ray aised a great laugh by offering an amendment "provided this act shall not apply to members of this Legislature Ewart accepted Wooten's amendment and it was adopted ; Davis asked Ewart if he would accept an amendment in cluding livery stables ; later he said he would introduce a bid to specially pro tect livervmen. E wart's bill then passed. Bill to give tiie Farmers' Alliance insurance privileges, on the same foot ing as other benevolent associations passed. Lineback made a motion that from this time until the close of the session no member be allowed to speak over 3 minutes on any subject. There was objection, Peebles saying that too much legislation had been pushed through here with little discussion ; less, in fact, than in any Legislature he had ever known. Lineback said, after some remarks by McCall that he would except important bills. Henderson moved to make the time 5 minutes. This was adopted. The motion was made at Speaker Walser's instance. The Speaker said it was customary to shorten speech, during the last 3 weeks of a session very short, and that the calendar is now greatly choked. The motion of Lineback as amended by Henderson was adopted. Bill to amend the Code so that the clerks of courts shall receive the fees of clerks in certain cases was tabled. Wednesday, February 27th. Senate. Mr. Hoover, Senator from Wilson, introduced the following reso lution : Whereas, the sad intelligence has reached the Senate of the death of our late brother Senator, E. L. Franc k, of the Eighth Senatorial district, a mem ber of th:s body and President pro tem pore thereof ; therefore be it Resolved, That the Senate do now adjourn in honor of his memory until 3 o'clock this afternoon, and that the presiding officer appoint two Senators to accompany the remains to their Jast resting place. The resolution was adopted and a motion of Senator Cook that the Sen ators meet in a body at the Capitol and escort the remains to the depot was adopted. President Dough ton appoint ed Senators Moody, of Stanly, and McCasky, of Martin, to accompany the remains to the home of the decease! at Richland in Onslow county. After a tribute to the deceased by Senator Mewborne the Senate adjourn ed till 3 p. m. AFTERNOON" S E-SIo.V. "J he bill making a new district for the criminal courts including Halifax County in the dis trict, passed second reading by l'J to 12. House At 10 o'clock Speaker Wal-j ser called the House to order, and Rev. Dr. Levi Branson offered prayer. Representative Johnson, of Sampson announced the death of Senator Franck and offered the following resolution, which was adopted on motion of Ray, by a rising vote : Whereas, this House has heard with profound sorrow of the death of Senator E. L. Franck, of Onslow county, and whereas in his death the Legislature has lost one of its most honored mem bers and the State one of the best and most useful of her citizens, therefore resolved, By the House of Represen tatives, that as a testimonial of respect to the memory of the said E. L. Franck this House do now take a recess to meet at 3 o'clock this afternoon." Peebles made a motion, which was adopted, that a committee of six be ap pointed to confer with a like commit tee on the part of the Senate, to arrange tor the funeral. The Speaker appointed as this com mittee R. B. Peebles, V. S. Lusk, J. A. Stikeieather, McCall, Mckenzie, and Cox. He appointed as a committee to escort the remains, Brown and Wood- ard. At 10:30 the House took a recess until 3 p. m. afternoon. In the afternoon session the impor tant proceedings related to the criminal courts. The House went into the election of a Judge of the new Criminal court of Buncomle, Henderson, Haywood and Madison counties. Hunter placed H. G. Ewart in nomination, Campbell sec onding the nomination. Ray placed in nomination G. S. Ferguson. He said he was glad to see that there were men with ingenuity enough to create offices. He said the Fusionists exem plified the modern doctrine of "the people be damned." He paid Ewart a very high compliment, saying no man would fill the office better. The mis take made was not the selection of Ewart, but it was the creation of the office. He declared that the people of Haywood had said that they wanted Thomas A. Jones to be their Solicitor Thev did not know that this new dis trict would be created. Lusk said he was amazed to hear Ray speak of ex travagance in creating an office ; that the bill provided lor an officer ; that the bill provided for an officer who displac es two Democratic judges. When Re publicans attempt reform Democrats always cry "extravagance." In conclu sion he seconded E wart's nomination Lee seconded that of Ferguson. Ewart received 56 and Ferguson 21 votes. For Solicitor Lusk nominated Robert S. McCall, and Howard nominated A. E. Posev. McCall received 51, and Posey 21 votes. For Clerk of the Court, Lusk nominated W. II. Wilson, saying the bill did not in this case create a new office, but simply provided for the filling of a vacancy. Ray said the people of Buncombe had turned Wilson down as C'erk of the Court, and had endorsed George Young, whom Ray then nominated. The vote was Wilson 54, Young 21. In each case these were strictly party votes. Win borne and Linnev were tellers. night session. To abolish the office of Directors and elected instead a Board of Trustees of the Morganton Deaf and Dumb Asylum. Ayes and noes. Party vote. Ayes 59, noes 26, passed second reading."" Bill to incorporate the town of South Gaston in Halifax County, so as to pro tect it against the sale of whiskey. In advocating the bill, Mr. Grizzard came ,o the front of the bar and said that the ladies taunted the young men with living in a town where nothing but whiskey was sold, and that either the ladies or the liquor would have to go ; passed second reading. Thursday, Feb. 2Sth. Senate. By Senator Grant of Wayne, bill to complete the Confed erate monument at Raleigh, appropri ating $10,000 for this purpose. Senator Grant asKed that the bill be placed upon its immediate passage. Xo objection was made. Mr. Grant said he had asked to be excused from voting on the ground that he believed it unlawful for the State to appropriate any part of the special tax fund, and not that he h vfn. . monument erected ! J i .1 j . j a ,.f Vnrth i -.ir. i to me v onicierait ucau oi v. t olina. He spoke with feeling of hi j enlistment and service in the Federal arm v. He paid the Federal dead were honored bv the government in momi- merits and neatly kept cemeteries, lie .aid tributes to the bravery and sincer ity of the North Carolina troops, and credited them with having leen inspired with equally patriotic motive as those who fought for the Union. He thought the State owed it to her dead soldier sons to complete trie monument now In .rocess of construction. Mr. Hoover of Wilson spoke n support o! the bill, and related some touching incidents con nected with the war. He had opposed a loan, but he favored making a direct appropriation. A number of Senators made remarks on the bill, some for and some against. It finally passed its second reading by a vote oi 10 to 14. The county government bill which had been made social order for 12 o'clock was put upon ha second reading and passed by a vote of 30 to 6. Senator Dowd objected to a third reading Senator Candler, oi Jackson, moved to suspend the rules and place the bill upon its reading. The motion prevailed by a vote of 24 to 11. Sena tor Dowa moved to adjourn. The mo tion was lost. Senator Dowd offered an amendment to strikeout section one of the bill. Senator Candler called the previous question. The call was sustained. Senator Dowd's amendment wast lost. The bill then passed its third and final reading. House. The Senate bill to reduce the salary of Railway Commissioners from f 2 ,000 to -11,500, was taken up. Hay said the bill applied only to the new Commissione.-. He opposed- the bill. Ewart said he thought 1,500 an ample salary, but the question came up as to whether this could apply to the Commissioners whose terms have not ended. This applies to judges, and of course, to the Commissioners who have judicial powers. Campbell said the Commission was a court of equity, had in four years acted on 300 cases and had increased the taxable value of rail way property -112,000,000. Julian asked Campbell if he wanted to be a Com missioner, and Campbell replied yes ; that he thought it better to take this than to wait for the Governorship. McClammy made the point that it was unconstitutional to reduce these sala ries. Henderson offered an amendment that the act shall not apply to the new Commissioners until the time of the present Commissioners expires. Lusk said he aid not want to see the Demo crats get $2,000 and the Fusionists only 1,500. Ewart made a motion to table the amendment, and on this Henderson demanded the yeas and nays, saying he wanted to know who were the friends of retrenchment and reform. The vote was ayes 43 ; noes 47. The vote on Henderson's amendment was ayes 46 ; noes 33. Ray said this was legislating for tour years hence. When the Democrats legislated only two years ahead on the public printing bill. He said Hender son was a reformer at long range ; he proposed to reform four years hence, not to do anything just now. The House voted for Henderson's amendment, knowing it was wi-ong. Hopki.is moved to reconsider the vote by which the amendment of Henderson was adopted, and Henderson moved to table this motion. The vote on Hen derson's motion to table was ayes 40, noes 50. Young said he wanted to congratu late the Democratic party on its leader in this House, the member from Macon. Young said if these salaries ever were to be changed now was the time to do it, and he declared that promises of reduction had '.-ecu made. Ray said he would withdraw objection to the amendment, as he was entirely willing to let the Fusionists on the Commission draw $1,500, while the Democrats got $2,000. Hopkins said he wanted the bill passed to pay the new Commissioner $1,500. McClammy said the term of the new Commissioner would not begin until March 22, and therefore the term was in existence now and this bill was unlawJul. Campbell said he opposed any decrease of salaries of Commissioners, because he felt sure that later Republicans would get all the offices. Cox said the Fusionists were simply proposing to reduce the salary of one of their own people. The reduction was bad policy. Ray said it was necessary to have one lawyer on the board. Ewart offered an amend ment to Henderson's amendment, that thfc bill shall not take effect until the . px titration oi J W. Wi Hon s term. ! - -t Tin accepted by Henderson, Kwart saying it was more dericite than Hen- j derson's amendment. It w. adapted ! and the hill pised it second and third i i - reading. nioht session. Bill wa taken up to provide f r the insjeetion of ietroIeum oil. the infla tion fee to l-e a quarter of a cent a gallon, of w hich the local inspector gets half. Bnrnham spoke in support of the bill, saying North Carolina is now the dumping ground of the oil compa nies. Tiie Legislature is to appoint the inspector at a '.HM salary, and he will appoint his deputies. Oil mint l-o of 150 degrees Hash test. Raseoe offered amendment, making this 115 degrees, which was adopted. An amendment was adopted that the State shall be put to no expenses on account of this act. Smith, of Stanly, thought the insjee tion could le made by the State chem ist. Selt made a motion to table and this prevailed ayes 47, noes 23. Fpiday, March 1st. Senate. House amendment not to allow reduction in salary of Railroad Commissioners to take effect until ex piration oi term ol Maj. J. W. Wilson was concurred in by the Senate. The bill to appropriate $10,000 to the Confederate monument was put upon its third reading and passed by a vote of 21 to 20. Bill providing for the election of jus tices of the peace by this legislature to fill present vacancies, and providing for the election of justices by the people of the respective townships hereafter, was placed upon its second reading which it passed, and went over until the night session for third reading. FUSIONISTS MAKE A SPECTACLE. The special order being the bill to provide for the election of Justices of the Peace, w hich passed second reading to-day, was taken up. Senator Adams asked Senator Moody what the onject of the bilt was. Senator Moody replied, "to tell the truth, the object of the bill is t.3 get some good Republican and Populist magistrates elected." Senator Adams said he anticipated this answer. He saw no necessity for increasing the number of magistrates as this bill pro posed to do. He estimated that each magistrate would cost the State and county not less than six dollars in books which were required to be supplied Justices. He estimated that the pass age of the bill would entail upon the State and counties an extra and unnec essary expense of nearly $25,000. The bill proposes to elect six additional magistrates in each township, making the number eleven, instead of five as under the present la w. Senator Adams contended that live magistrates were more than enough, and there was no reason in the proposed increase ; that there was no earthly need of eleven magistrates in a township. Mr. Mitchell sent up an amendment to strike out section 4 of the bill, which provided for the election of justices by the people. He preferred to leave the appointment in the hands of the Legis lature as he believed this would prevent the election of ignorant and unfit mag istrates in some eastern counties. He made a strong plea in support of hi amendment. Senator Paddison sent up an amend ment providing that the new justices shall not be furnished books except as they come to them from justices whose terms have expired. Senator Adams wanted to know how justices would get along without law books. Mr. Dowd offered an amendment to strike out the provision for electing ad ditional magistrates, and allowing only vacancies to !e filled by this Legisla ture. Senator Dowd said, to be plain, the bill meant the election of negro magistrates in some counties, and w hile he did not wish to stir up any race prejudice, he must say that white peo ple did not intend to be tried by negroes. He said his amendment would give the Republicans and Popu lists from three to five magistrates in every township and that was enough. He said it was a shame that the State would have to be taxed $25,000 that the fusionists should have the satisfac tion of having a few additional and un necessary magistrates. Senator Paddi son's amendment was adopted. Senator Mitchell's amendment wa9 lost ; so was Senator Dowd's amendment. The ayes and nays were demand by Senator Candler. The call was sustained. The bill, as amended by Senator Paddison, passed its third reading by a vote of 21 to 20. In explaining his vote on the bill after the adoption of Mr. Paddison'a amendment, Mr. Adm. d. said thU ; i t in measure wa ijuvc- m i'i. - make men Justice of the lYiiec, and not furnMi them mp'es of the law !y w hi h ihey we e to determine justice l-etvit-n litL-an:. W macerate, he s,,il. wore wble h" pr nrly interpret iric liA even when thy were in tlx jHwe-i! T. of U.-ok. :;nd none would U able t do without toks. Magi t rates trseied practically no comj-en-r-ation f..r their r ice.-, and heWdieed few. if any of them, ou!d go to the rx-n- of buying lxok. and there would lo no conis:ency in making magistrate unless they were to le uj plitvl with copies ol the laws. Senator Dowd, d., said this wa a farce, and a ridiculous one. but it w.i tM serious to laugh at. Here were men, he said, apiointed to balance the scales of justice and not given the Iia of the State without which they would Ik? wholly unable to do. Senator Fortune, r., said he was In favor of the original bill as agreM upni in joint caucus. But lie wan amad at the adoption of the amendment of Mr. Paddison. He was ashamed of a majority party that would not abide by the decision of its caucus. He was dis gusted with Mich conduct, and could not understand why nuptosed fiiends of the bill came here to kill it with amendments. Senator Hoover, p., was opposed to the bill. He had not been in any cau cus that agreed upm such a bill. He saw no necessity for it, and thought it would do the colored iople more harm than good. It would arouse race con flict', which he did not wish to km. Senator Lindsay, p., of Rockingham, had never seen a more dangerous meas ure submitted to the Senate. He said the jieople had had e.jerience in this line, but thev seemed not to have learned by experience. He contended that jus tices had more to do with dispensing justice among the commonality of people than the higher courts ; that the justice's court was the most important to the masses in settling legal questions, and that these offices should be tilled by good and capable men. He bad heard it said, and he believed it true, that men who sought the office of mag istrate were unworthy of the office. The same system, he said, had much to do with killing the Republican party, and that party,- ho thought, could ill afford to establish this system again. Senator Long, p., eonfesM.il that this was a eculiar hill, and he lelieed it would not do. He saw no need of mag istrates without law lxxks, if it could 1 admitted that there was any need for increasing the r.un.ler. He could not support the bill. Senator Mitchell, d.. said the fill meant negro magistrates in the East and this means trouble between the races. He thought the bill could not result in any good to the colored jko ple. Senator Paddison said it wan not his purpose to make t lie Senate rediculoun, and it was not his understanding that any such bill had ever been agreed to in joint caucus. Senator Rice r., thought the bill furnished the Democrats all the dyna mite they needed to ?et off on the next campaign; that it was an absurdity of which he was ashamed. Senator Starbuck, R., confessed that he agreed with Senator Adams in that the Senate had acted a farce, and not only a farce, but the fool. He was ashamed of it and did not hesitate to say so. Senator Taylor, p., thought pa--ing this bill was like sending soldiers to war without arms and amunition. He regarded it as "the most !oo!ishe-t thing" he had seen since he came here. He confessed astonishment at the ac tion of the Senate. Senator Wall, r., of Davidson, said that with four cent cotton and two cent tobacco he could not see any rea son for increasing taxation by increas ing the number of magistrates. He thought there were now enough, and any increase would be bad olitlc. Senator Candler, R., with some show of vexasion said : "The Republicans and Populists have shown themseivs incapable of managing this bill in the Senate, and the sooner it was gotten away from the Democrats, tetter. The Democrats hae gotten us in a hole, and I for one do not purpose to pun the hole in after me. I desire the bill in its .resent shape to ) K;nt to the House where it can be prorerlv amend en." Senator Forbe : "U the Senate a body of children to 1-e corrected Lv . I II OT c- . J ....... vr.. i-T-iiaior sandier The Senate ha.s acted more foolishly than a tiouy ot childien." Senator Fori, "I am glad I am not one of those who has done so by favoring such a bill." (Laughttr). Senator Candler, continuing- "If tne Populist are going back on us (the republicans) I want them to come to the front and show their colors," Sen ator Candler said this with a show of resentful anger, and seeing that he was liable to widen the breach between the lopuhsta and Republicans by harsh ; language. Senator Md) )Ka Sn!nr live Timm'.. I and broke hi ;-!i t highly intntmc pfv Senator Mil ' - I !. ought to reon! Icr t!;: ! ,;; ,, it.4li Out of the ho'r it J, se'f in. Out of t!j. l j.; ij majority in my towtxhip then IiJliO men who could q'i.i':? . irates under tin law it w tiled, the iiuiiiUt to N "i V rluced from six to thri Senator If -over 'I am ..irj r -tM I Vuiocr.it lihtin !hi 1.:! , the I"t campaign dn.imii f : that couM I- made." Itw : part of the lpulit prot.im. ! . - ; and w.n a Republican idea win.!; be'jxd defc.it and oerthrow Lcj cuiUrn in h State in I he pai Senator !owd ' T he p-iti'n ( ; iVmocrat.t in thU matter dcnion-ii.c-. that they put patiioti-m n!oe pc interval." Senator Lind-ay : "I he!d v. our pitvs n? Mf!em of county ..m ment, a good cytrin, and I li!i ! ',. r Ml the thought of going buck t-. :!. dark eriod of the pat when n;.i. trates were elected b the pe. .pV , ignorant and incapable men werer ed j nut ices. ' Thia dim u ion w highly intc:. -. ing and attracted cloir Hth'Utioii t :,:, any nlltical measure that h.c ' come up in the Senate. Senator Starbuck mocd t. jc. wider tho vote by w hfch the bill .. The motion wa adopid bv a X"! f 2'J to 10. Senator Mowlinin moved th ii ! ! Senate adjourn. The motion wa Senator MeCaskey offered an an ment to strike out the word i an l : sert three in lien thereof, t.. i 1 number ot magistrates. Senator 'c dler moed to lay this amendment up-.;; the table. The motion wax lost. . . ator Adams offerded an atnendinci.! i strike out section one. Loet. sen. it. : White, of Alexander, offered jm mini;.! men' to strike out Senator Pail.li-. !.' amendment, which had leeii al"i t l on the first consideration of tiie .i 1, not to furnih 1-ooks to new inagist i at Carried Senator Mc'Caskey' amend ment reducing the number of magi t r.i to be appointed from si to t hrt e w.-n lead. Senator Rice again tn'cc! to refer the bill to t be commit lee l,ot. Senator ( 'a i idler demanded the pie io-i-(jUfstion. Thecal! wa nt.iinel. a!-, a demand for the ac and noe-. 'I amendment was adopted by a ote ( of 25 to (J. Senator !Ioer inovcl t . table the bill. Senator Adam dem i : . ! ed the yaes and nays. 'I be dent : : was sustained. The motion to l..i was lost by a vote of 2 to 1I. ! ,. vote then recurred upon the b;ii : amended, which pa-ed its third re . I ing by a vote of 2.S to 10. Hot sk. In the llouxo ar! things claimed the attention, but n of the mea-uif- pa-ed in Mich sf ai TilK Dkmo h at deem worth space which would crowd out mote m port at it ma iter". Sat! iti-AV, Maicii 2m. S f:ATK. PilU ISv ..!.:. fur CtM't.r of Halilax, bill to create .t n w fowt, hlp in Halifax. Uy Senator M borne, in I-noir, bill to render ineligible to hold county ol!i-c- ' : more than two terms. I'ill to revise and dig'M the .w '. .North Carolina, providing that, tl shall lie three Code Coinmi--ioi.. who-e salary -.hall U $20each ' ' services, lginning April Kt, 1 -':. parsed second re.ading and took it-ph on the calendar of hill on their t!. reading. Senator Paddison. by rotwnt, nJ: duced a bill to abolish free tuition, the University. The election bill came up a-a - cial order. Senator Adams sent up amendment to allow the prohib:': party the same representation in re.-.-trars and judges of election as the .,!. three par tie. The amendment w.t lost. The bill parsed its final read::., by vote of W't to i. lii'i to provide for the erection ' reformatory for young criminal- ' placed upon its second reading. :. tor McCaskey, of Martin, sjK.ke in - ; port of the bill, saying it ftnl-di pledge of the Populit party, -ena' arver also advocated the ;-.. the bill I ,t i i.. ; , ... . - " III'lllliL H, WIOII s . l-- eiate young criminal with ' ! : hardened criminal. The bill i ' third reading. It provides that t' " re formatory shall not cost over .f"'.,M'" to establish it, and .i.).'io each uur thereafter for its support, t., bo paid of the State Treasury. Hoi'8E. Usual ojiening. The time in tho House was sjint mostly in considering reenue b'l!--Nothing of sjecial importance tr.m pired. The Senate held session only in the forenoon but the House held essipn ut night.