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TWELFTH DAY.

CONVENTION HALL.

Montgomery, Ala., Wednesday, June 5, 1901.

The Convention met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer was offered by Rev. Mr. Provence of the city.

ROLL CALL.

On a call of the roll of the Convention the following delegates answered to their names, which constituted a quorum:

Messrs. President,

Coleman (Greene),

Almon,

Coleman (Walker),

Altman,

Cornwell,

Ashcraft,

Craig,

Banks,

Cunningham,

Barefield,

Davis (DeKalb),

Bartlett,

deGraffenried,

Beavers,

Duke,

Beddow,

Eley,

Bethune,

Eyster,

Blackwell,

Espy,

Boone,

Ferguson,

Brooks,

Fitts,

Browne,

Fletcher,

Bulger,

Foshee,

Burnett,

Foster,

Burns,

Freeman,

Byars,

Gilmore,

Cardon,

Graham (Montgomery),

Carmichael (Colbert),

Graham (Talladega),

Carmichael (Coffee),

Grayson,

Carnathon,

Greer (Calhoun),

Case,

Haley,

Chapman,

Handley,

Cofer,

Harrison,


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Heflin (Chambers),

O’Neill (Jefferson),

Heflin (Randolph),

Opp,

Henderson,

O’Rear,

Hinson,

Palmer,

Hodges,

Parker (Cullman),

Hood,

Parker (Elmore),

Howell,

Pearce,

Howze,

Pettus,

Inge,

Phillips,

Jackson,

Pillans,

Jones (Bibb),

Pitts,

Jones (Hale),

Porter,

Jones (Wilcox),

Proctor,

Kirk,

Reese.

Kirkland,

Reynolds (Chilton),

Knight,

Reynolds (Henry),

Kyle,

Robinson,

Leigh,

Rogers (Lowndes),

Locklin,

Rogers (Sumter),

Long (Butler),

Sanders,

Long (Walker),

Sanford

Lowe (Jefferson),

Searcy,

Lowe (Lawrence),

Selheimer,

Macdonald,

Sentell,

McMillan (Baldwin),

Sloan,

McMillan (Wilcox),

Smith (Mobile),

Malone,

Smith, Mac. A.,

Martin,

Smith, Morgan M.,

Maxwell,

Sollie,

Merrill,

Sorrell,

Miller (Marengo),

Spears,

Miller (Wilcox),

Spragins,

Moody,

Stewart,

Mulkey,

Studdard,

Murphree,

Tayloe,

NeSmith,

Thompson,

Norman,

Vaughan,

Norwood,

Waddell,

Oates,

Walker,

O'Neal (Lauderdale),

Watts,

Weakley,


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Weatherly,

Williams (Marengo),

White,

Wilson (Clarke),

Whiteside,

Winn-138.

Williams (Barbour),

QUESTION OF PRIVILEGE.

Mr. Sanford, of Montgomery, arose to a question of personal privilege, and stated that the following appeared in this morning’s Montgomery Advertiser:

“General Sanford, of Montgomery, seeks to have a Committee raised to draft a new design for a State steal.”

“Mr. Sanford stated that he desired to call attention to the error contained in the above and foregoing extract. That his resolution seeks to provide for a design for a new State seal.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE.

Was granted to Messrs. Cobb, for to-day; Renfroe, for to-day; Ledbetter, for two days; Williams, of Elmore, for to-day; Jackson, for yesterday; Morrisette, for three days; Davis, of Etowah , for to-day; Sentell for to-morrow ; Henderson, for to-day; Jones, of Montgomery, for to-day; Weakley, for to-morrow; Wilson, of Washington, for to-day; Ashcraft, for to-morrow and Friday.

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON JOURNAL.

The chairman of the Committee on the Journal submitted the following report:

The Committee on the Journal beg leave to report that they have examined the Journal for the eleventh day of the Convention, and that the same is correct.

Respectfully submitted,

JOHN F. PROCTOR, Chairman.

The report was concurred in.


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REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON RULES.

Mr. Smith, of Mobile, submitted the following report from the Committee on Rules:

The Committee on Rules beg leave to report that they have had under consideration the resolutions hereinafter mentioned, and beg leave to report thereon as follows:

The committee reports adversely to resolution number 86, introduced by Mr. Long, of Walker, and recommends that it be not adopted by the Convention. Said resolution reads as follows:

Whereas, a resolution making an appropriation from the State Treasury of $70 a day for the stenographic report of the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention was passed by this body without an aye and nay vote, and

Whereas, there are grave doubts as to the legality of such proceedings, and

Whereas, the stenographic reports as published show many errors, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the President of this Convention be and he is hereby requested to immediately cancel the contract for stenographic report, after paying all the expenses by the State connected therewith, to the date of cancellation.

The committee reports favorably on resolution number 105, introduced by Mr. Searcy, of Tuskaloosa, and recommends its adoption by the Convention. Said resolution reads as follows:

Resolved, That whereas this Convention has made a contract with Mr. Pat. McGauly for stenographic reports of the proceedings of the Convention, wherein it was agreed to pay said McGauly seventy dollars for each working day of the Convention for such stenographic report, and whereas, there is now no authority in law for the auditor to draw his warrant on the Treasurer for payment of said stenographer, therefore

Be it ordained by the people of Alabama in Convention assembled, that there is hereby appropriated a sum sufficient to pay whatsoever shall be due to said stenog-


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rapher, according to said contract, and the auditor is hereby authorized and empowered to draw his warrant on the Treasurer in favor of said stenographer for such sums as shall from time to time be certified to be due for such purpose by the President and Secretary of the Convention.

The committee reports back to the Convention resolution number 83, introduced by Mr. Pettus, of Limestone, without recommendation on its part, for the action of the Convention.

The committee reports back to the Convention resolution number 87, introduced by Mr. Vaughan, of Dallas, without recommendation on its part, for the action of the Convention.

The committee reports back to the Convention resolution number 102, introduced by Mr. Henderson, of Pike, without recommendation on its part, for the action of the Convention.

The committee reports as a substitute for resolution number 97, introduced by Mr. Winn, of Barbour, the following resolution, and recommends its adoption by the Convention:

Resolved, That it is the sense of this Convention that each ordinance offered shall contain but one subject matter, which shall be clearly expressed in the title, so that the same may be properly referred to the appropriate committee.

The committee reports adversely to resolution number 101, introduced by Mr. Watts, of Montgomery, and recommends that it be not adopted by the Convention for the reason that its purpose is covered by rule number 47.

Said resolution reads as follows:

Resolved, That whenever either of the committees hereafter appointed, except the Committee on Rules, on Journal, and procuring ministers, is ready to report, the chairman thereof shall hand the said report to the Secretary of this Convention, who shall cause the said report to be printed and a copy thereof placed upon the desk of each member of the Convention before the said report is considered.


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Second, that when any such report comes up for consideration by the Convention, each section or paragraph of said report shall be considered separately.

The committee herewith returns to the Convention the resolutions hereinabove referred to.

Mr. Long of Walker, made the following motion:

I move to amend the report of the Committee on Rules by striking out the adverse report of resolution number 86, and substituting therefore the favorable consideration of said resolution, and placing the same upon its passage.

Mr. White raised the point of order that the motion of Mr. Long, of Walker, was out of order, in that it sought to make a report upon the committee. The point of order was not sustained.

Mr. White raised the further point of order that the motion of Mr. Long was out of order in that the said motion was in effect a reconsideration of the vote by which the resolution authorizing the stenographic report, was adopted.

The point of order was not sustained.

The question recurred upon the motion of Mr. Long, of Walker.

Mr. Harrison moved to table the motion of Mr. Long, of Walker.

And the motion to table prevailed, yeas 91; nays. 40.

YEAS.

Messrs. President,

Carmichael (Coffee),

Altman,

Carnathon,

Banks,

Case,

Bartlett,

Coleman (Greene),

Bethune,

Cornwell,

Blackwell,

Craig,

Boone,

deGraffenried,

Brooks,

Eley,

Browne,

Eyster,

Bulger,

Espy,

Burnett,

Ferguson,

Byars,

Fitts,

Carmichael (Colbert),


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Foshee,

Palmer,

Foster,

Parker (Cullman),

Freeman,

Parker (Elmore),

Gilmore,

Phillips,

Graham (Montgomery),

Pillans,

Graham (Talladega),

Pitts,

Greer (Calhoun),

Porter,

Handley,

Proctor,

Harrison,

Reynolds (Chilton),

Heflin (Chambers),

Rogers (Sumter),

Hodges,

Sanders,

Hood,

Searcy,

Howell,

Selheimer,

Jackson,

Sentell,

Jones (Hale),

Sloan,

Jones (Wilcox),

Smith (Mobile),

Knight,

Smith, Morgan M.,

Kyle,

Sollie,

Leigh,

Spears,

Macdonald,

Stewart,

McMillan (Baldwin),

Studdard,

McMillan (Wilcox),

Tayloe,

Martin,

Thompson,

Maxwell,

Vaughan,

Merrill,

Waddell,

Miller (Wilcox),

Walker,

Mulkey,

Watts,

Murphree,

Weakley,

NeSmith,

Weatherly,

Norwood,

White,

Oates,

Whiteside,

O’Neal (Lauderdale),

Wilson (Clarke),

O’Neill (Jefferson),

Winn-91.

NOES.

Messrs. Almon,

Burns,

Ashcraft,

Cardon,

Barefield,

Chapman,

Beavers,

Cofer,

Beddow,

Coleman (Walker),


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Davis (DeKalb),

Malone,

Duke,

Miller (Marengo),

Fletcher,

Moody,

Grayson,

Opp,

Haley,

O’Rear,

Heflin (Randolph),

Pearce,

Howze,

Pettus,

Inge,

Reynolds (Henry),

Jones (Bibb),

Robinson,

Kirkland,

Rogers (Lowndes),

Locklin,

Samford,

Long (Butler),

Smith, Mac. A.,

Long (Walker),

Spragins,

Lowe (Jefferson),

Williams (Barbour),

Lowe (Lawrence),

Williams (Marengo)-40.

Mr. Brooks asked that the report of the Committee on Rules be divided, so that the resolutions should be considered seriatim.

The request was granted, and each resolution was considered separately, as follows:

The committee reports adversely to resolution number 86, introduced by Mr. Long, of Walker, and recommends that it be not adopted by the Convention. Said resolution reads as follows:

Whereas, a resolution making an appropriation from the State Treasury of seventy dollars a day for a stenographic report of the proceedings of the constitutional Convention, was passed by this body without an aye and nay vote; and

Whereas, there are grave doubts as to the legality of such a proceeding, and

Whereas, the stenographic reports as published show many errors; therefore be it

Resolved, That the President of this Convention be and he is hereby requested to immediately cancel the contract for stenographic report, after paying all the expenses by the State connected therewith, to the date of cancellation.

Mr. Brooks moved to concur in the report of the committee, which motion prevailed.


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The committee reports favorably on resolution number 105, introduced by Mr. Searcy, of Tuscaloosa, and recommends its adoption by the Convention. Said resolution reads as follows:

Resolved, That whereas this Convention has made a contract with Mr. Pat McGauly for stenographic reports of the proceedings of the Convention, wherein it was agreed to pay said McGauly $70 (seventy dollars) for each working day of the Convention for such stenographic report, and whereas there is now no authority in law for the auditor to draw his warrant on the Treasurer for payment of said stenographer, therefore be it ordained by the people of Alabama, in convention assembled, that there is hereby appropriated a sum sufficient to pay whatsoever shall be due said stenographer according to said contract, and the Auditor is hereby authorized and empowered to draw his warrant on the Treasurer in favor of said stenographer for such sums as shall from time to time be certified to be due for such purpose by the President and Secretary of the Convention.

Mr. Knight moved to concur in the report of the committee, which motion prevailed.

The committee reports back to the Convention resolution number 83, introduced by Mr. Pettus, of Limestone, without recommendation on its part, for the action of the Convention.

Mr. Howell moved to concur in the report of the committee, and the motion prevailed.

Mr. Pettus moved to recommit the resolution to the Committee on Rules. The motion was lost.

Mr. Pettus offered the following amendment to the resolution:

Amend by adding “Provided, however, that the daily stenographic report shall set out all ordinances and resolutions introduced, in full.”

Mr. Malone moved to table the resolution and amendment, and the motion prevailed.

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without recommendation on its part, for the action of the Convention.

Mr. Smith, of Mobile, moved to concur in the report of the committee, and the motion prevailed.

Mr. Vaughan moved that the resolution be adopted, and the motion was lost.

Mr. Burnett moved to table resolution 87, which motion prevailed.

The committee reports back to the Convention resolution number 102, introduced by Mr. Henderson, of Pike, without recommendation on its part, for the action of the Convention.

Mr. Smith, of Mobile, moved to concur in the report of the committee, and the motion prevailed.

The committee reported as a substitute for resolution number 97, introduced by Mr. Winn, of Barbour, the following resolution, and recommends its adoption by the Convention:

Resolved, That it is the sense of this Convention that each ordinance offered shall contain but one subject matter, which shall be clearly expressed in the title, so that the same may be properly referred to the appropriate committee.

Mr. Smith, of Mobile, moved to adopt the substitute for resolution number 97, reported by the committee, which motion prevailed.

The committee reported adversely to resolution number 101, introduced by Mr. Watts, of Montgomery, and recommends that it be not adopted by the Convention, for the reason that its purpose is covered by rule number 47. Said resolution reads as follows:

Resolved, That whenever either of the committees hereafter appointed, except the Committee on Rules, on Journal, and procuring ministers, is ready to report, the chairman thereof shall hand the said report to the Secretary of this Convention, who shall cause the said report to be printed and a copy thereof placed upon the desk of each member of the Convention before the said report is considered.

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of said report shall be considered separately.

Mr. Watts, of Montgomery, moved that the report of the committee be concurred in, which motion prevailed.

Mr. Smith, of Mobile, moved that the report be adopted as a whole, which motion prevailed.

RESOLUTIONS ON FIRST READING.

The following resolutions were introduced, severally read one time at length and referred to appropriate committees, as follows:

Resolution No. 117 (with document), by Mr. Williams, of Marengo:

Whereas, There appears to be great diversity of opinion as to the manner of appointment of Trustees, Faculty and Executive Officer of certain state educational institutions, and

Whereas, From years of association with the University of Virginia I believe that the methods employed therein governing that institution of learning are good;

Therefore, attached hereto is an unabridged copy of the laws of the University of Virginia for 1900, together with the code references from the laws of the State of Virginia in regard to said University, which are commended to the study and careful consideration of the Committee on Education, hoping that, therefrom, they will get much that is good tending to relieve the said institution in the State of Alabama from objectionable influences.

With the consent of the Convention, I beg that the attached exhibit be referred to the committee without reading before the Convention, and without printing.

The resolution was referred to the Committee on Education.

Resolution No. 118, by Mr. Barefield:

To provide for the payment of stationery and printing, etc.

That, whereas, it is necessary for this Convention to be supplied with the proper stationery and to have furnished for the use of the Convention various and sundry pamphlets, and


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Whereas, the Secretary of the State is not empowered to contract for or to appropriate any money to pay for such expense, therefore be it resolved,

First, that the chairman of the Committee on Schedule, Printing and Incidental Expenditures be and is hereby authorized to appoint three members of said committee, with himself as chairman, to contract for such stationery and printing at the lowest expense, and to certify the various amounts due for said stationery and printing to the Secretary and President of this Convention, who shall be caused to be drawn a warrant on the Treasury of this State to pay same, and said amount when so drawn shall be charged up to the expenses of the Constitutional Convention.

Mr. Barefield moved that the rules be suspended and the resolution be adopted, and the motion prevailed.

Resolution 119, by Mr. Burns:

Resolved, That whereas it has been stated upon this floor, which statement has not been denied, refuted or controverted, that a stenographic verbatim report of the proceedings of this Convention can be furnished in pamphlet form, and one thousand or more copies of the same be delivered to the proper officers of the Convention prior to the hour of convening each day at a saving of at least $25 per diem to the taxpayers of the State.

And whereas, the publishing of the proceedings in proper pamphlet form would add to the convenience of the members and to the saving of much expense in the office of the Secretary from day to day, as well as in the final preparation for the publication of the Journal.

That the committee on Schedule, Printing and Incidental Expenditures be and are hereby authorized to send for persons and papers and thoroughly investigate this subject as early as practicable, and report as early as convenient.

The resolution was referred to the Committee on Schedules, Printing and Incidental Expenditures.

Resolution 120, by Mr. Grayson:

Resolved, That all resolutions authorizing the payment of any money shall be adopted only by a yea and nay vote.


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The resolution was referred to the Committee on Schedule, Printing and Incidental Expenditures.

Resolution 121, by Mr. Long, of Walker:

Resolved, That hereafter no appropriation or contract requiring the payment of money from the State Treasury shall be passed by this Convention otherwise than by a yea and nay vote.

The resolution was referred to the Committee on Rules.

Ordinance 122, by Mr. Ferguson:

A resolution concerning the Suffrage.

Be it resolved by the people of Alabama, in Convention assembled, that the Committee on Suffrage and Elections be required to 1ook into the legality and advisability of embodying the following suggestions in the Suffrage clause, to be submitted to this Convention, conferring the right to vote as follows:

First, on those citizens of the State not otherwise disqualified, who were born in the state of bondage or servitude, prior to the first day of January, 1863.

Second, on those citizens of the State and their descendants not otherwise disqualified, who were not born in a state of bondage or servitude prior to the first day of January, 1863.

The resolution was referred to the Committee on Suffrage and Elections.

ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING.

The following ordinances were introduced, severally read one time at length, and referred to appropriate committees, as follows:

Ordinance 289, by Mr. Banks:

To regulate elections in the State of Alabama.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Suffrage and Elections.

Ordinance 290, by Mr. Beddow:

To create a Railroad Commission.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Corporations.

Ordinance 291, by Mr. Blackwell:


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To prohibit the appropriation of any part of the public school money in aid of church or sectarian schools.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Education.

Ordinance 292, by Mr. Waddell:

To amend Article VI of the present Constitution, relating to the Judiciary.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Ordinance 293, by Mr. Bulger:

To regulate the right to vote in this State.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Suffrage and Elections.

Ordinance 294, by Mr. Burns:

To amend Section 1, Article XVII of the new Constitution.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Amending Constitution and Miscellaneous Provisions.

Ordinance 295, by Mr. Cofer:

To amend Section 5 of Article IV of the Constitution of Alabama, regulating terms of General Assembly, and pay of members, etc.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Legislative Department.

Ordinance 296, by Mr. Coleman, of Walker:

Relating to the Judiciary.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Ordinance 297, by Mr. O’Neill, of Jefferson:

To limit the power of city or town to incur debt or issue bonds.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Municipal Corporations.

Ordinance 298, by Mr. Fitts:

To prescribe the mode of selection of the trustees of the University of Alabama.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Education.

Ordinance 299, by Mr. Fitts:

To declare the Governor ineligible for office for two years after the expiration of his term of office.


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The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Executive Department.

Ordinance 300, by Mr. Graham, of Montgomery:

To prevent the General Assembly from depriving the municipalities of this State of their legitimate revenues. (Legislation.)

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Municipal Corporations.

Ordinance 301, by Mr. Graham, of Montgomery:

To amend Section 2 of Article IV of the Constitution of Alabama. (Legislative Department.)

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Legislative Department.

Ordinance 302, by Mr. Long, of Walker:

To amend Section 12 of Article V of the Constitution of Alabama.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Executive Department.

Ordinance 303, by Mr. Miller, of Wilcox:

Amendment of Article VIII, Constitution of 1875.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Suffrage and Elections.

Ordinance 304, by Mr. Moody:

To regulate primary elections in the State of Alabama.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Amendment of Constitution and Miscellaneous Provisions.

Ordinance 305, by Mr. Mulkey:

To amend Section 1 of Article X of the Constitution of Alabama.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Ordinance 306, by Mr. Mulkey:

To amend Section 7 of Article X of the Constitution of Alabama.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Exemptions.

Ordinance 307, by Mr. Murphree:

To amend Section 7 of Article I of the Constitution


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of Alabama. To provide for the speedy trial of prisoners.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Preamble and Declaration of Rights.

Ordinance 308, by Mr. Murphree:

To prevent the collection of more than the legal rate of interest, by means of commissions, premiums, or other devices of like nature.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Amending Constitution and Miscellaneous Provisions.

Ordinance 309, by Mr. Pillans:

Relating to the qualifications for the exercise of the Suffrage, (Article VIII, Constitution.)

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Suffrage and Elections.

Ordinance 310, by Mr. J. W. A. Sanford:

To constitute the Governor, Secretary of State, Auditor and Treasurer Railroad Commissioners.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Corporations.

Ordinance 311, by Mr. J. W. A. Sanford:

To change the area of the counties by amending Section 2 of Article II of the Constitution.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on State and County Boundaries.

Ordinance 312, by Mr. Mac A. Smith, of Autauga:

To amend Section 2 of Article XVII of the Constitution of the State of Alabama.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Amendments to the Constitution and Miscellaneous Provisions.

Ordinance 313, by Mr. Watts, of Montgomery:

To amend Section 7 of Article XI.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Municipal Corporations.

Ordinance 314, by Mr. Watts:

To amend Section 4 of Article XI.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Taxation.

Ordinance 315, by Mr. Watts:


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To amend Sections l, 2 and 7 of Article X, and to add a section to said article.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Exemptions.

Ordinance 316, by Mr. Watts:

To add an independent section to the Constitution of Alabama.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Ordinance 317, by Mr. Watts:

To add an independent section to the Constitution of Alabama, relating to corporations.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Corporations.

Ordinance 318, by Mr. Watts:

To add a section to Article VI, and amend Section 25 of Article VI.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Ordinance 319, by Mr. Weakley.

Relating to the construction of street railways, gas, water, steam or hot water heating, telephone, telegraph, electric light or power plant, in or on the streets, avenues or alleys of towns or cities.

The ordinance was referred to the Committee on Municipal Corporations.

REPORT OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

The chairman of the several committees reported favorably the following ordinances, which were severally read a second time at length, and placed on the calendar, and 300 copies of each ordered printed:

By Mr. Weakley, chairman of the Committee on Corporations:

Resolution 23 (with substitute):

In reference to rate of taxation, State and County and the issuance of bonds by counties and municipalities.

Ordinance 183 (with substitute):

To regulate the organization and classification of cities and towns.


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Ordinance 186 (with substitute):

To provide for the organization, classification and government of villages, towns and cities in Alabama.

The following was offered as a substitute for both of the foregoing ordinances 183 and 186, relating to the organization and classification of cities:

Ordinance to regulate the organization and classification of cities and towns.

The Committee on Municipal Corporations reported adversely ordinance No. 78.

Ordinance No. 78:

To regulate the granting of franchises by municipal corporations.

Mr. Brooks moved to table the ordinance, which motion prevailed.

SCHEDULE, PRINTING AND INCIDENTAL EXPENSES.

Mr. Heflin, of Randolph, chairman of the Committee, reported favorably the resolution No. 25.

Resolution 25:

Resolved, That the Secretary of this Convention be and he is hereby instructed to preserve five (5) copies of the printed stenographic report of the proceedings of this Convention, and when said report is completed, cause the same to be bound and deposited in the office of the Secretary of State.

June 5th, 1901, reported favorably by Committee on Schedules, Printing and Incidental Expenses. R. 2, Cal. Which was read at length a second time and placed on the calendar.

ADJOURNMENT.

The hour of 1 o’clock p. m. having arrived, under the rules the Constitutional Convention adjourned until 10 o’clock to-morrow.