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date the application is received and filed by the Secretary of State and expire with the last day of the calendar year in which such registration is made. Upon the filing in the office of the Secretary of State of said application and the payment of the registration fee, as hereinbefore provided, the Secretary of State or his duly authorized agent, shall, without further fee, assign to such, motor vehicle, or motor bicycle, as described in such application, a distinctive number and shall issue to the owner of . such motor vehicle or motor bicycle, as it is described in the application filed, a certificate of registration, which certificate shall be in the form of a card, which may be carried in the pocket, and which certificate . shall contain the descriptive number so assigned to such motor vehicle or motor bicycle, the name and address of the owner, a brief description of such motor vehicle or motor bicycle, stating the name of the manufacturer, the kind of motor power, and the amount of such motor power stated in figures of horsepower or the capacity of such motor vehicle or motor bicycle if electrically propelled. Upon filing in the office the Secretary of State an affidavit to the effect that the original front or rear motor vehicle number plate or original motor bicycle number plate is lost, stolen, or destroyed, a duplicate certificate of registration or duplicate motor bicycle number plate will be furnished at 50 cons each and a duplicate front and rear motor vehicle number plate will be furnished at $1.00 each. The Secretary of State shall keep separat, alphabetical lists of all owners of motor vehicles of the first division, and all owners of motor vehicles of the second division, with the address of each, the registration number, the date of siling of the appli: cation and the description of the motor vehicle or motor bicycle; ano shall not thereafter assign a number once assigned to a motor vehicle of a motor bicycle owned by any other person, if the owner of the moto vehicle or motor bicycle to whom such number was first assigned shal. not less than twenty (20) days prior to the day of expiration of said registration, file an application accompanied by the fees herein spoo fied for the registration or re-registration of a motor vehicle or moto bicycle and request the assignment of said number to a motor vehicle or motor bicycle owned by him. The Secretary of State, shall at to end of each calendar month, print and mail to the clerks and the sheriffs of all the counties and to the chiefs of police of cities and towns of fivo thousand population and over, in this State, copies of lists of regist” tion made in accordance here with showing the number of motor vehico and the motor bicycles and the names and addresses of the ownto the roof.

The Secretary of State, shall, upon payment of a fee of $25,00 ento the name of the person, firm or corporation sending the same, upon list to receive copies of the lists of registration provided for in to section.

S 9. All vohicles of the second division as described in section of this Act, which are designed or equipped or used for carrying freight. and all vehicles of said first division which have been remodeled ano are being used for carrying freight, and all vehicles of said soon division which are used for carrying more than seven persons shall p"

to the Secretary of State for each calendar year from and after January 1, 1920, license fees for the use of the public highways of this State at the following rates, to-wit: (a) Vehicles having a gross weight of five thousand (5,000) pounds and less, including the weight of the vehicle and maximum load, $12.00. (b) Vehicles having a gross weight of more than five thousand (5,000) pounds and not more than twelve thousand (12,000) pounds, including the weight of the vehicle and maximum load, $22.50. (c) Vehicles having a gross weight of more than twelve thousand (12,000) pounds and not more than fifteen thousand (15,000) pounds, including the weight of the vehicle and maximum load, $35.00. (d) Vehicles having a gross weight of more than fifteen thousand (15,000) pounds including the weight of the vehicle and maximum load, $60.00. (e) Tractors, traction engines or other similar vehicles used for hauling purposes, except as hereinafter provided, shall pay a license fee of $25.00 per annum; provided, that none of the vehicles of said second o shall be required to pay the registration fees in section 8 of this Act. § 10. All license fees provided for in section 9 of this Act shall be paid to the Secretary of State in the same manner and at the same time, and in the same proportions, for fractions of a year, as provided for in section 8 of this Act: Provided, however, that such license fees shall be paid before the vehicles are used on the public highways of the State. All license fees provided for in section 9 shall be deposited in the State treasury and become and be a part of the road fund provided for in Section 36 of this Act. § 11. Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 23, 24 or 33, shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $10.00, nor more than $100.00, for each offense, together with costs of suit and shall also be held liable for the payment of all damages caused to any public highway by such violation. Any vehicle used in violation of any section of this Act and thereby causing damage to any public highway shall be subject to a lien for the full amount of all unpaid registration fees, license fees, penalties and damages; provided, however, that such lien shall not release the offender from the full payment of all registration fees, license fees, penalties and damages which may be due from him or be recovered against him in any court of competent jurisdiction and, provided, also, that such lien shall not be superior to any chattel mortgage or other lien attaching to such vehicle. § 12. Every transfer of any vehicle of said second division from One owner to another by sale, barter or otherwise, shall be reported to the Secretary of State and be regulated and controlled as near as may be by the provisions of section 19 of this Act. § 13. The Secretary of State is hereby authorized and empowered to institute, in the name of the People of the State of Illinois, a suit or suits in any court of competent jurisdiction to enforce the collection of —43 L

any registration fees, fines, penalties or damages provided for in this Act. § 14. The Secretary of State shall supply and deliver to the address of the owner of each licensed motor vehicle or motor bicycle registered in his office, as herein provided, charges prepaid, and without additional cost, one number plate for each motor bicycle, which shall be of a size one-third of that required for motor vehicles, as hereinafter provided, and which shall be conspicuously displayed thereon, and two number plates for each motor vehicle other than a motor bicycle. All number plates issued during any calendar year shall be of like design and color combination for motor vehicles in each division, but the number plates for motor vehicles in the first division shall be distinctly disferent from the number plates for motor vehicles in the second division. All such number plates shall be as simple and inexpensive as may be for the purpose required, and the number thereon shall correspond with the number of the certificate of registration issued by the Secretary of State, as hereinbefore provided, and such number plates shall be conspicuously displayed upon the front and back of the motor vehicle to which they are assigned as herein provided, whenever the same shall be driven or used upon the public streets, roads, turnpikes, parks, parkways, drives or other public highways in this State, and shall be firmly attached to the said motor vehicle so that they will not swing loosely, and the rear number plate shall not be less than twenty (20) inches above the surface of the ground, and both shall at all times be kept clean and free from grease and dirt. The figures upon such number plates shall be separate Arabic numerals, not less than four (4) inches in height, and each stroke shall be of a width not less than one-half (1%) inch, and said number plates shall also bear as a part of such number the letters “Ill.” and each of such letters shall be not less than one inch in height. Such number plates shall be of distinctly different color for each calendar year, and there shall be at all times a marked contrast between the color of the number plates and that of the figures and letters thereon : Provided, however, the same combination of colors may be repeated after the lapse of five (5) years from the date of their first issue. The owner of such motor vehicle shall not be required to place any mark of identity upon such motor vehicle or motor bicycle other than the plates or plate so delivered by the Secretary of State and such tax or license number as may be issued by the city, village, town or other municipal corporation within which such owner resides. § 15. Any person or persons who shall cover, alter, deface or mutilate the license plate or plates which are furnished by the Secretary of State shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined in a sum not to exceed $100.00. § 16. When upon any public highway in this State, during the period from one hour after sunset to sunrise, every motor bicycle shall carry one lighted lamp and every motor vehicle two lighted lamps showing white lights, or lights of a yellow or amber tint, visible at least two hundred (200) feet in the direction toward which each motor bicycle or motor vehicle is proceeding and shall also exhibit at least one lighted lam!

which shall be so situated as to throw a red light visible in the reverse direction. The number plate at the back of the motor vehicle provided for in section 14 shall be firmly attached to the vehicle, so that it will not swing loosely, and shall be so lighted that the numbers on said plate shall be plainly legible and intelligible at a distance of fifty (50) feet. On approaching another vehicle proceeding in an opposite direction, and when within not less than two hundred and fifty feet of same, any person in charge of a motor bicycle or motor vehicle equipped with electric headlight or headlights, shall dim or extinguish such headlight or head\ghts: Provided, however, that the provision herein contained in regard to dimming or extinguishing of head lights shall not apply when such head lights are equipped with an anti-glare device or lenses which prevent a glaring or dazzling light. During the period from one hour after sunset to sunrise every motor bicycle or motor vehicle which is standing on any road, highway or street shall display a light on the front and at the rear of the same. § 17. Every person, firm, association or corporation, manufacturing or dealing in motor vehicles may, instead of registering each motor vehicle so manufactured or dealt in, make a verified application upon a blank to be furnished by the Secretary of State for a general distinctive number for all the motor vehicles owned or controlled by such manufacturer or dealer, such application to contain: (a) The trade name or names of the make of the motor vehicle or vehicles manufactured or dealt in by such manufacturer or dealer, including the character of the motor power, the amount of such motor power (except in case of electrically propelled motor vehicles) stated in figures of horse power, and (b) the name, and business address of such manufacturer or dealer. Every applicant when making such application shall pay to the Secretary of State a registration fee at the following rates: For each calendar year from and after January 1, 1920, the sum of $12.00 Per annum. Upon the payment of such registration fee such application shall be filed and recorded in the office of the Secretary of State in the manner provided in section 8 of this Act. There shall thereupon to assigned and issued to such manufacturer or dealer a general distinctive number, and without further expense to him there shall be sued and promptly delivered to such manufacturer or dealer at his "siness address a certificate of registration in such form as the Secretary of State shall prescribe, and two number plates with a number orresponding with the number of such certificate of registration. The humber plates so issued shall be of distinctly different form than those Wovided for in section 14 of this Act, but shall correspond in color and * of numbers and letters with the number plates for motor vehicles "Vided for in section 14 thereof. By filing application for the same, "h manufacturer or dealer may obtain as may duplicates of such "mber plates as he may desire upon payment to the Secretary of State "" (ach set of two plates the sum of $12.00 per annum. In case of loss " 'struction of one plate, the manufacturer or dealer may obtain a "pirate of the same by filing affidavit to that effect and upon the pay"t of the fee of $6.00. Such number plates shall be conspicuously *Played upon the front and back of every motor vehicle of such manufacturer or dealer when the same is operated or driven on the public highways. Such registration shall be renewed annually in the same manner and on the payment of the same fee as provided in this section for original registration, such renewal to take effect on the first day of January of each year. The provisions of section 8 relating to first registrations made in compliance therewith and durations of renewals shall apply to registration under this section. Upon the sale of a motor vehicle by a manufacturer or dealer, the purchaser shall be permitted to operate the same upon the public highways of this State for a period of ten days after taking possession thereof, without carrying license plates, as provided in section 14 of this Act, if the purchaser shall have in his possession a bill of sale, as hereinfater [hereinafter] provided, and if proper application for the registration of such motor vehicle shall have been mailed or presented to the Secretary of State, together with the required fee, within twenty-four hours after he has taken possession thereof. Upon the sale of a motor vehicle by a manufacturer or dealer, he shall thereupon give to the purchaser a bill of sale setting forth the name and address of the purchaser, the date of purchase, together with a description of such motor vehicle, showing name of manufacturer, style, factory and engine numbers, and amount of horse power. The names of the licensed manufacturers and dealers shall be furnished the county clerks, sheriffs and the chiefs of police in the same manner as provided for in section 8 in respect to owners. § 18. No motor vehicle or motor bicycle shall be used or operated upon the public highways of this State after this Act shall take effect which shall display thereon a number belonging to any other vehicle of bicycle or fictitious registration number: Provided, however, that this section shall not be construed to prohibit any other number being dis. played for any lawful purpose upon a motor vehicle or motor bicycle in addition to the number plates issued by the Secretary of State as aforesaid. By the first day of January of each calendar year the owner of any licensed motor vehicle or motor bicycle shall file with the Secretary of State a properly executed application for the re-registration of the same, and such application shall be accompanied by the fee required in each case by this Act. § 19. Immediately upon the sale and delivery of any motor while or motor bicycle which has been registered as herein provided prio." the date of such sale by any person other than a manufacturer or dealer, the vendor shall remove the number plate or plates from the mo"; vehicle or motor bicycle so sold, and within ten days after the date." such sale the vendor shall send a statement of such sale, showing the date thereof, the registration number of the motor vehicle or o bicycle so sold, and the name of the purchaser to the Secretary of so and thereupon such number plate or plates shall cease to apply to the motor vehicle or motor bicycle so sold, and the purchaser shall regio the same as in the case of an original registration. In all such.” the vendor shall give to the purchaser a bill of sale, which sho! o form to the requirements contained in section 17 of this Act. Up""

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