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PAIR PL.AYSUPPLHSK.rr, ste. Genevieve, Mo., Saturday, October 20, 1912.
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PROPOSED A .lENDiULtN io
First t'onstltulioual Amendment.
GirhiL' the General Assembly option
al power to provide for establishing
mid maintainiUK free public schools
for all persons between five (3) and
six (6) years of aire and over twenty
(20) years of ace.
Joint and concurrent resolution submitt
ing to the Voter? of the state uf Missouri an
-amendment to section 1 of article XI, of the
Constitution r Missouri, relating to educa
tion. "Be It resolved by the Senate, the House of
Rejiresentatlvtfs concurring therein; TTi' Q
That at the general election to lie held In X Jl O
thin state on the Tuesday next following the
first Mondav In November, lilt, there shall
le submitted to the qualified voter of Mis
souri for adoption or rejection the following
constitutional amenilment. to-wit:
That section I ol article XI f the Consti
tution of the state of Missouri l.e anil the
una Is berehv amended. t).v adding to said
jtestiou the following words, to-wlt; "and
mar establish and maintain free iiuldic
jtctiools for the gratuitous instruction of all
persous in this state lietween five and six
ye-irs ,if aire, and over twenty years of age."
o that said section when so amended shall
"Section 1. A general diffusion of know
ledge and intelligence being essential to the
preservation of the rights and liberties f
the people, the general assembly shall es
tablish and maintain free public schools for
tb gratuitous instruction of all :ereons in
this state between the ages of six ami
twentv vears and may establish and main
tain free public school? for the gratuitous
instruction of all persons in this stnte be
tween five anil six years of nice and over
twenty years of age."
Second Constitutional Amendment.
Providing for an increase f tlie
limit of indebtedness that tin rontity
of St. 1ouis. tuny incur for tin- pur
pose of constructing sewers, or for
purchasing orcoustructin;r vvaterwrtiks.
Joint and concurrent resolution submitt
ing to the qualified voters of the state of
Missouri an amendment to the Constitution
thereof authorizing an Increase of Indebted
ties in the county of St, Louis for the pur
pose of constructing sewers, or for the pur
pse of purchasing or constructing water
works. "Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of
Representatives concurring therein, as
At the general election to be held on the
Tuesday next following the first Monday In
November. A. n. 1812. an amendment to the -Constitution
of Missouri shall be submitted
to the tjualified voters of the state ia the
The county of St. Louis with the assent of
two-thirds of the volers of the county v.-tlng
at an election to be held for that purp-'se.
may le allowed to In-come indebted -n a
larger amount than Is specified and lin"ted
In section twelve Hi of article ten 'X of
the Constitution of this slate, not cxeedlng
an additional five '51 per centum on the
-value of the taxable property within tli
county, for tho purpose of constructing dis
trict sewers In district within such count
ies, which districts shall be laid out by the
county court on petition of two-thlrils of the
owners of real property within anv such
proiKised sewer district and which real
property within the district shall !e subject
"to an annual special tax levy In proportion W Li'C
to area of lots and tracts, for tho punxiseof X J-1U
-payingthe interest on such district sewer
indebtedness each six months, and also suf
ficient to pay the principal of snch Indebted
ness for that district within ten (10) years
Ifromthe time of contracting the same, all
itorie.lonelnthe mannerto be provided by
3nw: of f"T the junose of purchasing or
constructing irsirirork ior the county
-which shall be made lute uf Jiy-U.ecojnty for
burnishing water and vrwtectlon against
Hres to cities, towns, companlesmd others,
"under proper contracts, regulations and
3"ates. and under appropriate management,
a be npprored bv the county court or by
ommlssioners of water works, as may be
provided by la-v. rnoviM:i that any such
ount Incurring any such waterworks la
libte.Iness wit li the assent of the voters ss
siforesalil. sh 11 hive he power to provide,
and at the issjing of sach Indebtedness
. 'ball coatractJtx pe.ivl.le and collect an u-
x.nnl tax. In addition to the otl.er tases pro-
-.-vided for bv the Constitution, sulticlent to
jiay any interest filling line in snch water,
-works indebtedness that cannot b? paid
3romthenet eirnlngs and Income f such
'ountT waterworks, ind thcsjld wieri-iirkH
Jntebtelness when incurred and li-sted for
"purchasing or consf-ictlng waterw -.rks In
jind fur said countv. shall be a ip-nr 1 de it
sindallen u;Mtn ths sid svstem of v.--ter-
vorks and waterworks property, whb-h tit: t
md lien mav be enforced bv proper s-ilt in
any conrt of competent jarisdlct oi. bat the
cointv shall h.iv the puver to n.-.Iile,
rtnd at the !sufrg of such inie't e-iness
hall c 5tract !o tr tvltle antl coI1c-t fron
-the maturity of such waterworks liiocbtetl
3iess. in addition to the other taxes provided
:for by the Constitution, an annual tax suffic
ient to pay within twenty vears from the
late of and niitjrilr of said Indebtedness,
all of the unpaid principal of snch water--works
indebtedness remaining after enforc
ing the dbt and lien against the slid county
-waterworks system and waterworks prop--ertr.
ap- provision in the s-it" Ctmstltu
aion to the contrary notwithstanding.
Third Constitutional Amendment.
Increasing the limit of tax rate that
may be levied for municipal purposes
by cities and towns of more than one
ihonHind (1,000) inhabitants ami los
than thirty thousand (30,000) inhabit
ants. Joint and concurrent resolution Kubmlltlns'
to tho qualified voters of Missouri an amend
ment to section II. article 10, of the Const!
utlon thereof concerning taxation.
Be It resolved by the Senate, the House of
Representative concurring therein:
That at ths 'Jeneral election to be held on
the Tuesday next following the first Monday
in November. A. D. nineteen hundred ami
twelve, the following amendment to section
11. or article 10 of the Constitntlon of tho
state of Missouri, shall be submitted to tbo
qualified voters of the state, to-wit:
That section 11. article 10. of the Constitu
tion of the state of Missouri be amended by
mnKing oni tne worn sixty" in lino 19
Inserting In lieu thereof, the n-onls '
hundred," and by striking out the wo
-fifty In line 21 thereof and lnsertii
-lla thereof Jh ytan1 ""'"-i ,
Section II. Rates for local nnmn.....
limits how increased for school and erect-
jngpuutic bniiding St. Louis may levy
H part of a county Taxes for conntv. cltv,
town and school purposes may be levied on
all subjects and objects of taxation: but th
-valuation of property therefore shall cot ex
ceed the valuation of the same propertvin
uch town, city or school district for state
and county purposes. For county purposes
ihe annua! rate on property, in counties
Jiaving six millions dollars or less, shall not,
in the aggregate, exceed fifty cents on the
Jinndred dollars valuation; In counties hav
ing six million dollars and under ten mil
lion dollars, said rate shall not exceetl fortr
cents on the hundred dollars valuation: the
counties having ten million dollars and un
der thirty million dollars, said rate shall not
exceetl fifty cents on tho hundred dollars
valuation; and In counties having thirty
uiiwiuuuuiiarauruiirp, saio raie snail not t r . .
exceed thirty-five cents on the hundred dol- Y HR
lars valuation. For cltv and town nnni. J. JlkJ
the annual rate on property In cities and
towns having thirty thousand InbaMtnrts or
pore shall not, in the aggregate, exceetl one
hundred cents on the one hundred dollars
-valuation: In cities and towns having Ies
than tblrtv thousand and over ten thous
and Inhabitants, said rate shall not exceed
one hundred cents on the one hundretl dol
lars valuation: In cities and towns having
less than ten thousand and more than one
"honsmd Inhabitants, said rate shall not ex
ceed ninety cents on the hundred dollar
-valuation; and In towns having one thous
sind Inhabitant, or less, said rate shall not
exceed twenty-five cents on the hundretl
lollars valuation. For school purposes In
llstrict composed of cities;
rhich have one hundred thousand In
habitants or more.the annual rate on pro
3ertv shall not exceed sixty cents on the
Jiundred dollars valuation and in other dis
tricts forty cents on the hundred dollars,
-valuation: Provided, the aforesaid annual
xates Tor school purjtoses may be increased
in districts formed of cities and towns, ti.
an amount not to exceed one dollar on the
linndrsd dollars valuation, and In other dis
tricts to an amount not to exceed sixty-fire
cents on the hundred dollars valuation on
the condition that a majority of the voterw
-who are taxpa) ers. voting at an eke t ion held
to decide the question. ote for said in
crease. For the purpose of erecting publlc
Ijnlldlngs In counties, cities or school Hs
talcts.the rate of taxation herein limited
maybe Increased, when the rate of such In
crease and the purpose for which It Is In
tended shall have been submitted to a vote
of the people, and two-thirds of the qualified
-voters of such count y.city or school district
voting at snch election, shall vote therefor
The rate herein allowed to each county
shall be ascertained by the amount of tax
able property therein, according to the last
ssment for state and county purposes
nd the rate allowed to each city or town lir
he number of Inhabitants, according to th
last census token under the acthorltv of tke
staUarortbe United States: said restrict
ion as to rates shall apply to taxes of e very
Kind and description, whether general or
Iec!aI, exsept taxes to pav valid indebted
ness now existing, or bonds which nur lw
issued In renewal of such Indebtedness
roviDED, that the city of St. Louis mar
loVy for municipal purposes, la addition to
tha mnalclaa! rate of nutation aNive pro
vided, a rata lot tH excae-1 tao rate which
ould be allowad for county purposes if
uid city were part of a county.
Fom tit L'liiistilt (ioiml .Vmetnln:-"i.
Uequirins; complete eompli.iuee with
naliinIi7.atioii law by persons of for
eign birth as a qtmlification for voting. '
Joint and concurrent resolution providing
fur the reiKMl of scetinn 2 or article ti of the
Constitution of the (tale of Missouri, relating
to mffrafsnd election! and the enictniPiil ol
a new section In lieu thereof, to be known as
ec!t-ti 2 efartlclr s.
lie It res-dted by the Senile, the House ol Up---
rrsentatlves ronciirrlmr llierrin, as lollons:
Thit at the general elaxtlnn bi be held In tin
stale on lh-first TueFHl.t) after the first Mnnday
in N'..-. ember, . U. laii. there shall l.e vib- "XT
iiilltist rir adiition to the iinllllrl vnters-nf i
the slHIe the l'dl..wing constitiitlnnal amind-
inent, to wit:
Dial vvti.oi i uf articles of the Constitution
of the lisle uf Missouri be nnd the same fs
hereby re-aUd and the .'..lluwin new swlirn
enacteil I-; lieu thereol. ti. I LnuMn as Ai-cllon
Si-criiixi Kery mile citizen of the L'nlteil
Slatei, and ecry male er-on of mrelirn birth
who shall lian j Ix-cmic a citizen ofihe Unltnl
Stales aecor ling t i law lit complying with all
of ilielawinf iiatiimlizitln in relalbm there
t. who ii t.ver the ace of tuenty-one years,
sfses-iiir Ihe following ijualitlcatioii, shall be
eniitletl t" vnteatall I'lections by the eopIe:
First. He shill lute resbleil in Ihe mate
me esr Immediately prectiliur the election,
nt wlofh heoiTeis t' vite
.-Vwiwl. He shall have re-.id.sl lu Ihecnimiy.
city ir town where he lnll offer to vote at
lrs-l sixty dajs iuimeileaiely precelin-; the
Fifth (.'oiisfitiititiiial Amendment.
Empowering the Genera! Assembly
to provide ty law for the registration
of voters in St. Louis county or auy
other county of fifty thousand (.lO.OOO) .
inhabitants or more adjoining a city
with three hundred thousand (300,000)
inhabitants or more.
Jbit me! tv.iiruirent reA'dutit.n snbniiti
t' tlieMil.ltst.l t'tlers ttl tin Stale ol Missoil
a.i hiii-m Imet.i t.t theCtins itMiboi lliire.f. pr-
ilie l..r tlie rt-gl-trnti it ,l ell ,eer in nil
4.iimii. - hn imc p .oitlNti m 'if luit l!iiiiintii
intiliilnitls r inre ttel which ailiniiis aeilv
llsillign leipnllli tlliree humlrtl Ibtlloiid
iiiiiaititanis or mitre.
Itrt It res'tltcl It. Hi- Uoil'e.ir Uepreseillallirs.
the setmte r. tni-nri ing therein :
Thatat thire,,crtl eleeliiot lo le. held In il:e
.title, Ml Ilie ltldtv IteV fxll'tuitl lie- Hrl
Mioi'lty in .Nitirlllbl . I'll;, the following
tMiettd'tteitl t.ie I ,tp tUt'.Mt .l III" n.le,'
Mi."iri -Icii it -iit.-titttttl in life t wlifled
vtrs ..f the -i... ,,
".tiiMi I . T si the g-nertl nsseitd l mav
pr.lt.te, 1o lasf i..r ihe regi-lrnJnt .d sail
t,.s,-all mi-.iii Ui tttz h p..j.nl ttlint nf
tint tlem-and ttilubit-tiils tr mote :iii-l w!ii.-h
sdj in a elt. hiv eg a leipiiNlinn ef three
hundred tti .tisntel idi thitsnt nr mure.
Proposed by Initiative Petition.
Sixth Constitutional Amendment
Providing for r tisinu all revenue by
tnxes on laud, inheritances and fran
chises for pniilir service utilities; ex
empting ftoitt taxation all p. rsonal
propertv ;i;id improvement on laud;
abolishing poll taxes anil occupation
taxes for leveiinc purposes; abolish
ing the ciiitstititlioual limitation upon
the Rites of taxation for state, county,
school and municipal purp-t-es and
providing that the laws legnlating
the manufacture and sale of intoxicat
ing liquors shall remain muiticc'ted
rroed alneniliii-itt. by Imitative p-lill-n,
it, ilieC.tiii.:iiiiiion til Missnuti. siiltiiii lb s lo
ihe lel ..tit-ts t ibe s-sie ..f Mir-s-tiiri fur
lle-ir approval .r r.jecilitu. tit the yt-t-enil
eleelett t. lie hepl ..it Hie I lii.ilay liet 1., ,w
in Ihe first .MttteUv lit N-vt-lule.r, A. I. I!M2,
by a !!iu;r new seetiotts rellihg l rti.i-iin- ami
taxslion, to article X.
lie It enabled by Ihe
IrtM'I'lc -f ill' l.ntt of
Srelit. . I til pr.ip-rtv nuw stibje.-t le t.ix
ati'til sli .11 J -el in. ill i lul ptlrMes til t x:lti.n
and Tor exeiiiilluii Iron, taxation, a lulluwa:
Class One slull include all peiui:il jinijs-r.
ty. Ail bmds and public. ecurltits of the
st:ite sod til the inimical .lib llviseiMantl mllnf
cip.lilies theretir. now or hereafier l.-neil.
shall 1 ttkcintit f rum all taxes, stale and 1ihs1,
tritm nnd aner the adoption of this amend
inenl;and all oilier iiersiinsl priterly shall lie
exemitt innii nil tnxes. stale svtl locsl. in IlieCX Qt
year 1914 nnd thereafter- 1'kovidcd, that nolh- J J IKJ
Ing in this amendment shall be conslrueil as
limitiux ur denying the power of the state to
tax any lorm of irancnisc, privilege or inuerl.
Class Two shall Include all improvements In
or on laods, except improvements in or on
lands now exempt from taxation by law. In
Ihe Tear ltllt end PllS nil tn-Ativrf v In etafift ftrn
shall lie exempt from all taxes, state and local,
in the extent of one-fnurth ol Ihe assessed value
nfrucli propeilt; in thejeirs 1!IG and 1A17, o
III" extent of two fourth; In the C-ira lHISand
Ilil'.M't tint extent ol thrcc-foiirlh, and in the
jearlft-jo ant! thereafter nil prois?rty in cla?s
tto s.i.all be exempt fnnn alt taxe;. flntc and
Inejl: 1'nuviDEO. iiowcvsR, that in the year
lull and Ihfierfier. the Iniprntenii'nts to the
extent of J1.ool.00 In a-et.Cil value on the
horrestead f every houseliidiler. or bead of a
lamlly. shall be. eicmut from all taxes, state
Class itinca shall Include all lands In the
state, indeiictelent of the iinprovinents thereon
or therein, except lands now exempt from
taxation by law. met shall also include all
fRinriiis-s lor public service utilities, and no
pmiierty in class llircc eball ever be exempt
sections All property "tibjert to taxation
In this stale shall Is assessed for taxes at Its
true and nrtllal v.ilu
s-tlnn3. Ni iKilL-sastx-ssi. orcol-
lecteil In llisvmri.iJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJiislso-
ever be levietl orjii
iirpiitex- til n le-en'sfWlMMJpP'liecciii-
Iier4lst. IDl.t: lull leilhin- beirirrlillll lie enn-
slrued as nfforlinr the lireiKiiiL' "I anv business.
HouKition. pn.ies-tbttt place or thiiia. in Hih
Interest orthe pniilir. pesee. lu-.ilih or safely;
and nothing b-nin coMtiiiod sba I lie con
strnctl as cltaneins the present laws gnverntng
the imiilatinn of the niaiillfarluie slid sale Of
fernieiihtl. vimni and spirituous liriuors.
Sectltiii 4. The. existing constitutional liml-il-iis
iiN.ti lite rale ol taxation fer state.
rotinly, eclne.l ntel intinfeipil t nristses shall
"e i rtv ami enecl slier Jsnnary isi,
ell..,, r. The -ener-il aentblv ehall iim-
iilt- t te l-g stall,,, tiecesarr t- 'eenre full
nnd i-ITeclUe cmplianee ilth Ihe mrsi
and intent ol this ametidmnt. Nnthlt-g In this
nnientlmeet shall Is- tiitislrucd b. Iillilt the
Initiative nnd referendum Dnwirs rt'eervitl bv
Proposed Hy Initiative Petition.
Seventh Constitutional Amendment.
Abolishing the present state board
of equalization and providing for ap
pointment by the governor, in lieu of
such board, of a state tax commission.
md prescribing the number, qualifi
cations, duties and salaries of tho
Pri'lKecd an.eiitlinent. bv Initiative lietitiun
to Hi-slate Oiiisliiiiliiin of Mts-tmil. suhmltt
iiigtotbel i-ii tiilris-ir ll.cstste f.ir tl.elr ap-
prtivel ttr rt-it-tion at Ihe irenerrrl eleelL.t, I., t
bed .hi the Tuesday next Minn in-' Hie flrj-t
Monday lu N..tenilsr A. II. lal
SMIloii Isof artieie X tiT the U.iisliliiiiou ,,r
the state of Mirsttliri alidenarllng In lii u ll.ere-
tu n irxi seeiit.i, tt is- Rnunn as secliun IS,
cieatlnga stale lax relittuissliMi,
e ll etivctetl bv the s?ople of the
Section IS Hie i n-sent slate board nf equali
zation fliull lie abolished on Jansary 3lpl, Isjj,
and in lisitead a state tax eoniniissinii m tlueo
meinbuji la hereby create.! l.i Is- rppoluteil liy
Ihejcutrpnr, who shall in the brgiuidrig ap
IHilntorjimfn.brr for two tears, nn-numb' r
lor three years biii. one ineniN-r f.r lour tcnf
aislallsultssii.nt regular aM"ib,lmi iit Vhsll
lfor lernisofrmir tears ami until ihi-lr sne.
certis ale aisliilel snt' iiiialilietl Tlie teinio
.r lli.ise aiMu.ihl.il Miall lie; in t'ebrilan 1st
1U13. and Ihe sslarv shall not T., ti....
!3.C0(H is-r year each No member shs'l.-itihts
sanm lime held anvnihrr stale, ftileial oe
gtiit'rnliienlal pftsllluii nrnftire, elrcllveorap.
usiite. it ksii iieihetlulr t.r saeiroiniiiis
tn In see tlnu lite laus rmiicernlnir-ihe assess.
tlient Ol linitierlr mid tlie lerv ami e,lle,.t;nB.
nltatesaie fslilifntly riittirrttl; to mljii I sad
'laiit- me ynniaiiitn o imife-rtv nnilig Ihe
w.Hiinr. ni.i merit, tu -i. ihiip; ami
t-. iierf.imi sin h ,.th-r ilnllrs ns mav l pre
serllieil by law
Tlie general assembly shall provide the legts
lultin wMfirv lo secure InU antt eflcetlie
compliance with Ihe piirse and inti-nt .f
this anim-!ment. NulMc- In this .w ...linrnt
shall le- rtinairurd ti, limit the Imliatlte aiu
reieirndutii fmn ictcitftl by the petla-.-
Prot. it L.- Initiative Petition.
Eighth Constitutional Amendment.
Providing that grand juries ia inves
tigating elections, may open ballot
boxes, compel the production of re
gistration lists, voting lists and tally
sheets; providing for trials on indict
ments returned in such investigations:
prescribing the manner of selecting
and the qualification of election ofli-.
cials; - requiring policemen to bo
stationed in and near polling places in
certain cities and prescribing the man
ner of voting therein.
Proposed amendment to the Constitu
tion of Missouri, to be submitted to the legal
voters thereof, for their approval or rejec
tion, at the regular gen-.T.il election to lie
held on Tuesday, the fifth day of November.
A. D. 1912, and empowering grand juries to
investigate offenses committed In elections,
to return Indictments thereon, and provid
ing for the trial upon such Indictments Id
the courts;also providing for the manner of
conducting elections, the duties of olUcers
and voters with reference thereto, and the.
qualifications and selection of Judges and
clerks of election throughout the state and
In cities of 25,000 inhabitants or more.
Section 1. The ballot shall remain se
cret In Missouri, but where crime has been
committed in any election secrecy shall
yield to Justice, an.! no Impediment shall be
Place I in the way of the detection, prosecu
tion and conviction of the guilty. The In
vestigation of all elections in which It is
sought to open ballot boxe in search or
crime shall be conducteil by a grand Jury
composed of competent. Intelligent cltUens.
of high moral character. Such grand Jury
shall havo power to compel the production
or registr ition lists, voting lists, tally sheets
and all documentary evidence of every kind;
also to compel the pro.luctl.in of' ballot
boxes, to open the same and examine the
ballots: also to subpoena witnesses and take
their testimony: alsolto compare any part or
the evldenc-., oral, written or printed with
any other part of the evidence. Voters niay
state under oath what their ballots were -as'
voted. Tho Jury, grand or petit, shall decldo
under the law and all the facts whether or
not ballots hate been willfully and knowing
ly tampereil with, or changed, or mlsre.niror
falsely counted, or false ballots placed in
their stead. Upon any indictment returned
a speedy public trial shall be had. anil the
billots and documentary and oral evidence
considered by the grand Jury, and other
competent evldenc. may be introduced in
the trial under the rules of the law. a grand
Jury, for the Investigation of elections as
above provided, shall be called In each
county and In any city with a government
Independent of the county, by the several
Judges throughout the state empowered by
law to call grand Juries, within thirty days
after each general election, or if a Judicial
circuit or district Is composed of several
counties, then at the next term of the court
thereafter. Such grand Jury shall take tho
place of a regular annual grand Jury, now
provided for by law to Investigate elections
and for other purposes, and when convened
shall possess all the powers as to investiga
tions and the Indictment of offenders for
...i -1 . . i .
.t.-, J,,,, inisiiemeanors possessed by a -
regular grand Jury. It is hereby made the JL
iraperatlte duty of the Judge of the court to
specifically charge such grand Jurv to
Investigate the preceding gt-i.eral election,
or he may charge them, to investigate of
fenders In other elections not barred under
the law by limitation.
Section II. Competent persons who re
ceive the protection of the law shall oeit
to the state to act as election ollicials, and
Individuals of the very highest moral char
acter to be found shall be selected. Neither
poverty, nor wealth, nor magnitude or busi
ness, nor professional callings however ex
alted, shall excuse the citizens unless seri
ous injury would resalt, but druggists and
physicians may be excused if they demand
it. All Judges and clerk of elections in
cities abote 25.003 Inhabitants shall hold
their ofiices for a specified term, and shall
be examined thoroughly as to tholr tjualifi
cinous. Any election couimisj,iouer or
other officer charged with the selection of
election ollicials who shall fall to make
diligent search for men of good character,
or who shall willfully pass by men of good
character and knowingly select persons of
bad reputation as election ollicials, shall be
deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. In all
cities of 25,000 inhabitants or more two com
petent Judges and one competent clerkj of
high moral character shall be chosen for
each precinct from the city at large, and
who do not reside In tho precinct for which
they are chosen. These, with the twoudges
undone clerk chosen from tho preclncf,
shall constitute the judges and clerks for
such precinct, and all Judges and clerks
shall be equally divided In each precinct
between the two political parties having
tho largest number of votes inlthe state as
shown by the last general electlondln
ever- precinct In snch cities there shall be
stationed two policemen, one outside and
one inside the booth who shall protect all
election ".officials, challengers, watchers,
voters and others, and who, for willful fail
ure to do so, shall be adjudged guilty of a
misdemeanor. Wherever registration Is re
quired tlVf person who registers shall sign
his name W the registration book, and when
be! comes tijoteihe shall, again tslgn his
name oppoaAhls number on the poll book.
and the eltoth officers marcamaarfi.ilu
lmirttun.il. ir.lt voter cannot sign his
aax.- tliea hihall make his mark In thR
usual tray onhe registration book, duly at
tested In tiMtlng by two or more reputable
witnessejto whom he Is known, and when
any lndidnal offers to vote such name the
judges may determine from the testimony
of the attesting witnesses, or if they cannot
be produces then from other proofs, whether
urn.it he is the same person who made his
mark on the registration book, and In voting
he shall again make his mark attached as
above reoulred. If anv nerson im,
jither than his true name in registering or
voting he shall be adjudged guilty of forg
ery and punishment may be prescribed by
statute. Every political party and every
body of citizens organized for the purpose
of passing any constitutional amendment
shall be entitled to a representative insldo
of the booth to W.-lteh tlie I, ill, .Hr,.. -,.!
counting, aid in addition thereto shall also
be entitled to one challenger. here it is
provided herein that a violation of auviiro-
VlSlOn Of this anion, lm.nl .I..M l.n .. -lt.,
..-... ... oil. II. .IT .1 lUISlit;-
meanor the punishment shall be fixed bv
staiute. ir the offender is. -t regular official
r S urou envIction, forfeit his ofilce,
and be may be prosecuted under this
amendment and his ofiice forfeited Inde
pendent of any statute. The word election
as us .ti herein shall be construed to mea
any election general or special, whether
state, county or municipal. Including any
primary election held under the law. This
amendment shall be self-enforcing, hot leg
islation may be enacted to facilitate its op
Section III. Any constitutional provision,
oriaw or part thereof. In conllict with this
amendment is hereby repealed.
Proposed By Initiative Petition.
Ninth Constitutional Amendment.
Providing for levying and eolli'cting.
on each one hundred dollars nsee.sed
valuation, a slate tax of Inn cents f,)r
the support of the public i-Icmentarv
and high schools, state normals. Lin
coln Institute and the State University.
Protiosed amendment tn the rv..
voters of the state of Missouri for theirap-
proval or relection at the reiii.e
election to be held on the Tuexlay next fol
lowing the first Mond.tv In JT remltnp a r.
1912. providing for revenue for the. support
of public education, by adding to article X
of the Constitution one new section to bo
known as section twent r.eif-h.h m,i
which Is In words and figures as follows
Section 2s. A state tav of ton
i-ach one hundred tlollars valuation shall bo
"u 'v. te.i jii.i voiiecieu on me assess
. etl value of sll property subject by law to
M.m.i.u m ui. .lau1. ine proceeds or said
tax shall be set apart in the state treuturr
and appropriated bv the general atsemblv
for the support and maintenance of public
elementary and high schools, state normal
scIkmiIs. Lincoln Institute, and the State)
Lnlvcialty; but In no case shall thern be ap
propriated less than txentt.Hve ...,i- oun, ..r
said proceeds to be used" Ia aiding pnblle
" elemnntary and high scbooL.
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For Presidential Elect am:
FItANK IL FAIUtlS.
, WILLI Xl ELLSWOrUTII FOWLEH.
NKWLAND 11. rUTHNGItla.
AlVOUm L. CARTER.
CKOUCE II. ifOOlJU.
JOHN 11. liOOCHEU.
JOHN 1'ATUICK sWCLINS.
CHAKLES E. ItEID.
STKPHKN II. CI-VYCOJIB.
ELLIOTT V. MAJOR.
WILLIAM H. PAINTER.
For Secretary of Stato:
For State Auditor:
JOHN 1. GORDON.
For State Treasurer:
EDWIN P. DOAL.
JOHN T. RARICER.
For Railroad and Warehouse Commis
sioner: JAMES T. URADSIIAW.
For Judge Supremo Court, -Division
HENRY W. BOND.
For Judges Supreme Court, Division
(Two to elected)
CHARLES 15. TARIS.
ROBERT F. WALKER.
For Judge St. Louis Court of Appeals:
WILLIAM 1L ALLEN.
Kor Kejiresenuitite iii Consri-ss.
PATRICK II. COFFMAN.
Forjudge Conntv Court, First District
JIESBY A. HUCIC
For Juage Connty Conrt, Second District
G. A THURMAN
For Prosecuting Attornev.
JAMES M. MA HONEY.
ELIAS K. ROLAND.
E. I). VOGT.
For Public Administrator,
Fur Jusllceofthe Peace le. Genevieve Town
JUL US A. DETCIIEHENUY
For Constable ale. tieuev let e Township.
ror Justice ol Hie Peace lat-Lsmi I'nwnshiii.
(Ttt O lo be elected)
For CnnsLihle .Luksiiii Township.
PETER CARIIDN Jr.
For Justiceoi ih Pi-ace .-aline Township.
hor Coiistalile ?h line Tow tuhlp.
JOHN 11. PAlTEii-ON
Fur Const tlili- IS-jiiV lis Toil nslilp.
For CtinsiLble l;i ion Townshi.
State of Missouri, f
Oounty of Ste. Geif vo 1
I, A. A raunwrrtner, Clerk of
named to be voted for in said County
naled as the sime have been certified
iiuguu in mr oruer (! iorm in wnicu
xac loregomj proposed amendments to tho constitution, which are to be
"Witness my hd and oflici?! seal. Done at my office in the city of Ste.
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For ITesIdjiitlal Electors:
HAHMY E. PATTON.
. .SOUTH T. GENTUY.
CitAKLUS J. BltLTXKK.
2nd 1 'is.: lei:
.UirilUK C. FINK.
3rd Lisa lot:
H. ROBERT ENNIS.
V ill DKlriui:
WM. II. H. HEATH.
JOHN J. LAH1V.
" THOiiAS J. BROWN.
JOHN F. CHURCH.
For Secretary of State:
JAMES J. ALFORD.
For State Auditor:
For Stata Treasurer:
DANIEL II. IIOEFER.
JAMES 11. MASON.
For Railroad and Warehouse Commis
sioner: EDWARD G. MARSIL
For Judges Supreme Court. Division
(Two. to bo elected.)
CHARLES A. DENTON.
For. Judge St. Louis Court of Appeals:
W1LIJAM DEE BECKER.
For Uepre-ei ft've in Coicreas.
3IMON G. NIPPUR.
For Judge Connty Conrt, First District
Forjudge Connty Court,
For Prosecutlns Attorney.
LAWilKNCE J. JOKEltsT.
Fur Public Administrator.
For JiMjtlceufitii. Peace ate.
For Ctmstable sic. licnevicve Township.
For Ju-ticcof llu- Pc:ice J-ii-Vsnn To-rnshlp
(Two lo le elected)
ROBER1 V. IIEUTER
For Constable J.ickeon Township.
ELMER T1IURM AN
For Justire ti tlie l'e:ice Saline Townshlpi
For Consul. Ic Valine Township,
For Coixtalile Iteauvals Township-
FRAN K RAYOUM
For Constable Union Township.
W . I.
the County Court within and for the Counlv
at the eeneial election to be hold on Tuesday, the nth dav of November I'll 2. together
to me by tho Secretary of tho Stata and the
they will De printed upon the ballot.
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J. M. O'BOIEN.
B. V. MAM LET.
JOSEPH S. DAVIS.
JOHN M. VALG1IAX.
D. B. GAGE.
J. E. JONES.
JOHN F. MASON.
JAMES P. WARD.
S. S. HARDIN.
CHARLES E. STOKES.
Lieutenant - Governor:
JULIUS C HUGHES.
Secrotnry of Stata:
WM. II. GCENTHER.
For Secretary of State:
ERNEtfT THEODORH II EH REN 3.
ORL.VTDO V. WAGER.
For State Auditor:
' LEONARD R. WOODS.
For Stato Treasurer:
W. W. MCALLISTER.
Attorney - General:
RICHARD B. WILCOX.
WALTER S. BUNDY.
Railroad and Warehouse Conmvta-
For Railroad and
JOHN W. NELSON.
Supreme Court, DtvMnam
Judges Supreme Court, Di
(Two to bo elected.)
ELBRIDGE H. BENHA1L
(Two to be elected.)
Judge St- Louis Court of Appeals
For Judge St. Louis Court or Appeals:
Representative In Congress.
For Representative In Congress.
GEORGE W O'DAM
Judge County Court. First District
For Judge County
Forjudge County Court, Second District
For Judge Connty
For Prosecuting Attorney.
For Prosecutlns Attorney.
For Public Administrator
of the Peace, Ste. Genevieve
For Justice of the Peace,
Fcr Constable. Ste. Genevieve Township.
For Constable, Ste.
of the Peace, Jackson Town
(Two to be elected)
lor Justice of tho Peace, Jackson Town
ship. (Two to be elrcted.)
Constable, Jackson Township.
of the Peace, Saline Tawnship.
For Justice of the
GonstHble. Saline Township.
Constable. Boauvais Township.
Constable. Union Township.
and State aforesaid, herebv certifv that
various political parties of this County
voted for at sairt election, are as certified to
Genevieve this 25th day of October, l!)I2.
For FkskUatUI JUaaUre:
ATM AX DSL
J. X. HULU.
, C. WARD.
CHARLXS H. KAJKKCL.
DAVID J. DOUOMTT.
JAMES E. FULKEIttJOK.
- C - overnorr
GEO. HOT HAM.
JAMES M. BURKUB.
For Secretary of State:
FREDERICK W. NIEDBtUiEYKR.
For State Auditor:
JAMES A. G. REYNOLDS.
For State Treasurer:
For Railroad and Warehouse Oomrats
slonur: JOHN W. McCOT.
Stiprcma Court. Dlvia(on
For Judg Supremo
RICHARD M. D
Supreme Court, Division
For Judsroa Suprema
(Two to bo elected)
FORD W. THOMPSON
FRANK L. O. ARTHAUn.
For Judge St. Louts Court of ApceaUac
PAUL V. JANI3.
For Representative In
Forjudge County Conrt,
Court, First District
For Jndge Counly Conrt,
Court. Second District
, for Strneyor. For Surveyor,
For Public administrator
For Justice ef the Peace.
For Constable, Ste. Genevieve Township.
For Justice of the Peace, Jackson Town
(Two to b elected)
For Constable, Jackson
For Justice of the Peace, Saline
Peace, Saline Township.
For Constable, Saline
For Constable. Beauval3
For Constable. Union
the forprrnino- lintn nontain t
the names of
with th names nfthn nnl:
and the townships therein, all of ffhich are
me by the Secretary of State, and are arranged at they will be printed on the ballot.
a. A. BAUMGARTNER,
Clerk County Cotrt, Sta. Genevieve County, Missouri.
'a .tt I
S(K)IiUST UI01 TKM
Vor PraaUanUal S actors:
J. W. MOLINEUX,
11 h District:
For Secrttary of State:
Txx Stats Auditor:
JOHN TV. NEUMANN.
For Stata Treasurer:
OTTO J. SCHWrrZGEBEL.
GEORGE HENST BLOEBAU1C
For Railroad and Warahoua
N. B. SKAGGS.
For Judges Supreme Court.
(Two to be elected.)
For Judge St. Loula" Court of AppealM j
For Representative la Congress.
13th District. ""-
Forjudge County Court, First District
For Judge County iurt. Second District
For Prosecutlns Attorney.
For Public Administrator
For Justice f the Peace. Ste. Genevisvs)
For Constable, Ste. Genevieve TownailB.,
For Justice of the Peace, Jackson Tews,.
(Two t- be elected)
For Constable. Jackson Township.
For Justice of the Peace, Saline Townahia.
For Constable. Saline Township.
For Constable." Beau vols Township.
For Constable, Union Township.
ail didateB for t L. respective ofBcea
by wkich said candidates have been nomi-
now on file in myi flice.
Sald lists are ar-