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"An Act to Provide for the Submis eion to the Qualified Electors of the SUte of MonUna of an Amendment to the Constitution of the SUte of MonUna by Adding thereto an Article to be known as Article XXII, provid ing for the Payment of Adjusted Com pensation to Bona Fide Residents of the SUte of MonUna Who Served on Active Duty in the Array, Navy or Marine Corps of the United SUte» in the World War and to Such of Said Persons Who Being Citizens of the United Sûtes Served in the Naval, Military or Air Forces of Any of the Governments Associated With the United SUtes During Said War, and Authorizing the Incurring of an In tK« •f Bonds; Providing (or the Levy of • Ta*. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGIS ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MONTANA Section 1. That the Constitution of the SUte of Montana be amended as hereinafter provided, and that the question of such amendment be sub witted to the qualified electors of the State of Montana at the general elec tion to be held in November. 1924. Section 2. That the Constitution of the State of MonUna be and the acme is hereby amended by adding thereto an article to be known as Ar tide XXII, and to read as follows; "Article XXII, Section 1. In order to promote the spirit of patriotism und loyalty, in testimony of the grati tude of the SUte of Montana, and in recognition of the splendid services of Montana men in the war between the United States and the German Empire and its allies, there shall be paid to each person who was regularly called enlisted, drafted, inducted or com missioned and who served on active duty in the Army, Navy or Marine Corps of the United SUtes between the sixth day of April, Nineteen Hun dred and Seventeen and the Eleventh Day of November, Nineteen Hundred Eighteen for a period longer than two rnonths; and to each person who, be ing a citizen of the United SUtes at the time of entry therein, served on active duty in the naval, military or «ir forces of any of the governments associated with the United SUtes during the war with the central allied powers between the sixth day of April, Nineteen Hundred Seventeen and the eleventh day of November, Nineteen Hundred Eighteen, for a period longer than two months; and at the time of his call, enlistment, induction, com mission or service, was a bonafide res ident of the State of Montana, the sum of Ten Dollars ($10.00) for each month or major fraction thereof that such person was in active service dur ing said war, whether before or af ter November 11, 1918, not to exceed, however, a total sum of Two Hun deed Dollars $(200.00); provided, that persons who have received extra com pensation from any other state, or nation other than the United States for such active service shall not be entitled to compensation under this Article unless the amount of compen sation so received is less than they would be entitled to hereunder, in whieh event they shall receive the dif ference between the compensation al lowabäe under this Article and the ex tra compensation already received from such other state or nation, pro vided, further, that persons who have received greater compensation than t,h regular pay of the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps and oommuUtion for Huarters and subsistence, shall not be entitled to receive compensation under Ihis article unless the amount of the «xtra compensation so received is less than they would be entitled to here under, in which event they shall re ceive the difference between the com pensation allowable under this article and such extra compensation. In case of the death of any such person while in such service an equal amount shall be paid to his surviving widow, if not is NOTICE OF ELECTION—CONSTI TUTIONAL AMENDMENT remarried the compensation requested, or in case he left no widow 0 and left children, then to his surviv Ing children, or in the event he left no widow or children, then to his sur viving parent or parents. Persons of the female sex, or their surviving children or parents, who are in all other respects within the terms of this Article, shall be entitled to compensa tion thereunder. "Section 2. The word 'Person' as used in Section 1 of this Article, shall not intlude persons who, during the period of their service, refused on con scientious, political or other grounds, •« subject themselves to full military .scipline or unqualified service, or ■who while in such service, were sep «rated therefrom under circumstances amounting to a dishonorable dis charge and who have not subsequently been officially restored to an honor able status, and such person shall not be entitled to the benefits of this Article. "Section 3. All disbursements re quired by this Article for compensa tion shall be made upon the presents tion of.« certificate upon a form to be prescribed by the State Auditor, which certificate shall be duly verified by the claimant under oath and shall set forth the name, residence at the time of entry into the service, date of en listment, induction or commission, date of discharge or release from active «ervice, if the claimant is not on active duty, a statement that the claimant during the period for which compen sation is allowed did not refeuse to subject himself to full military dis cipline and unqualified service and that he has not been separated from the service under circumstances amounting to a dishonorable dis iharge, and such further information as the State Auditor may require. f-uoh certificate shall be presented to the State Auditor or his represent« tive together with an honorable dis charge or release from active service, or in case of its loss a properly au thenticated record of service, or in the event that claimant is still in the ser vice a properly authenticated record of all active service performed by claimant, or if the same be presented by the widow, child or parents of a deceased vetran, then with the proper evidence of death, together with a I properly authenticated record of »er vice, and the State Auditor shall en dorse upon auch discharge, relaase or record of active service the fact that it was i Vide the basis of the application, and shall return such discharge or re lease or record of active service to the claimant and shall forthwith draw his warrant in the name of the claimant upon the Veteran's Compensation 'und for an amount equal to Ten Dol ar* ($10.00) for each and every month of active service, or major frac tion thereof, subsequent to the sixth day of April, Nineteen Hundred Sev enteen, not exceeding however a toUl of Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00), and the State Treasurer shall pay such warrants from the Veterans' Compen sation Fund. In cases where application for com pensation is made by the widow, chil Hrep of parents of a deceased veteran, such person shall furnish the same in formation as though the application were made by the deceased veteran, and the State Auditor shall prepare an appropriate form of certificate to cov f *" ch ca f, e8 » Compensation allowed U > ehlld T deceaaed veterans sbal ** P a!d * the gardians of such ' h,ldren - *h.ch guardian if appointed by the courts of this »Ute. shall serve wltbout compensation and iin the d.s C °a > Ï b °* A ' 11 8 156 the duty of every county attorney tn this state to appear in the c ? urt ? or .™ nder le * al ass.stance m behalf of such eb'ldren in so far as the provisions of th,s Artl f. le «« concerned, without compensation and no public officer ?hall collect any fees in any proceed brou * ht ln beha!f üf 8 " ch k cblld «" ^ «cure compensation under this Ar lc ' „ The SUte Auditor is empowered to ma ke such additional reasonable re Quirements from applicants as are necessary to prevent fraud or the pay naent of compensation to persons not entitled thereto. "Section 4. The State Auditor shall furnish free of charge, upon applica tion therefor, the necessary form of certificate to all persons entitled thereto, and may establish at differ ent points within the State of Mon tana offices at which there shall be kept on file for the use of persons cov ered by this Article a sufficient num her of forms of certificate so that there may be no delay in the payment of this compensation. The State Au ditor may authorize the county audi tor, or county clerk, or both, of any county of the state to act for him in receiving applications under, the pro visions of this Article, and shall furn ish such person with the proper cer tificates. to enable him to accept such application. The SUte Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to pro cure such printing and office supplies and equipment, and to employ such persons as may be necessary in order to properly carry out the provisions of this Article, and all expenses in curved by him in the administration of this Article be paid by warrants drawn upon the Veterans' Compensa tion Fund. The Adjutant General shall advise with and assist the SUte Auditor in the performance of the duties of the Auditor under this Article, "Section 6. For the purpose of pro viding means for the payment of com pensation hereunder and for paying the expenses of administration, the State Board of Examiners of the State 0 f MonUna is hereby authorized, eni powered and directed to issue, from time to time, as may be required for the purpose of this Article, bonds of, and in the name of, the State of Mon tana to and In the amount of the sum 0 f Four Million Five Hundred Thous an d Dollars ($4,500,000.00) in excess 0 f the constitutional limiUtion of in debtedness of the State of Montana, and over and above any bonded indebt edness of said state heretofore creat ed 0 r incurred for which said state is now obligated. The bonds provided for , n this Article shall be issued in de nomination of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) each, and shall bear inter est at a rate not exceeding five and 0 ne half per cent (5Vk per cent) per annum, payable aemi-annuaLy on the first days of January and July of each ye ar at the office of the State Treas urer 0 f the State of Montana, or at gome bank in a city outside of the State of Montana designated by the State Treasurer .. such bonds shall ijg dated on the first day of January or the first day of July and shall be come due and payable twenty (20) years from their date and be redeem able at the option of the State Board of Examiners at any time after ten (10) years from their date at any in terest paying period. The bonds here in referred to shall be in such form as may be prescribed by the Attorney General and approved by the State Board of Examiners, and shall be signed by the members of said board and issued under the great seal of the Stat of Montana, and shall be regis tered in the office of the State Treas urer - Said bonds shall have interest coupons attached thereto covering the 'Merest due semiannually.which «ra P. ons f ha » executed with facsimile ^natures of all the members of the ( ; tate B, ' ard Examiners, and the s, *™ n K. of 8ald ""P™ 8 wlth ««*]« 3mde signature shall be recognized as suf f lc mol e ? e t c v " tl o? "f'l co "P ons on bf ' ha ' f tbe ®$ at , e , of Montana, . T lu HT ovlde< ! ^ e j a i r? e ^spoaed of by the State B °ard of Examiners in such manner as they shall deem for the best mter e8ts ,°? tbe ' ta A e . ln . carl ' y,nK out , tb , e P^°' 181on k 8 °J k b, .* 1 Art 'f e; PJ 0V jd®<L hat ,"° ^ aha11 be deposed of for 688 tban ,t8 P® r vft lue. Bonds issued under the provisions of this Article shall be a legal invest ment for any of the funds of the State. Section 6. The money arising from the sale of each issue of bonds shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of a special fund to be known as the "Veteran's Compenaa tion Fund" which shall be used for the payment of the compensation pro vided in this Article and for paying the expenses of administration there of. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Article there is j hereby appropriated from the Veter i ans' Compensation Fund the sum of Pour Million Five Hundred Thousand 1 Dollar» ($4,500,000.00) or so much thereof as may be necessary. "Section 7. All payments or allow-. ancee made under this Article shall be exempt from all taxation and from levy and sale on execution. "Section 8. That there shall be lev ied annually a tax not exceeding one mill on the dollar on all property in the SUte of Montna, subject to taxa tion, which said tax when collected by the County Treasurers of the counties of the SUte of MonUna shall be by them accounted for and paid into the SUte Treasury of the SUte of Mon Una and to be by'the SUte Treasur er placed in and credited to a fund to be known as the "Veterans' Compen sation Bond Retirement Fund" and which fund shall be used exclusively f° r payment of the principal and interest accruing on said bonds. "Section 9. No charge made by any agent notary public or attorney for a service in connection with obtaining the allowance as provided for by this Article shall be recognised by the state and any person who for a con sideration discounts or attempts to discount, or for a consideration ad vances money upon any certificate or certificates issued pursuant to the terms of this Article shall be guilty of a gross misremeanor. "Section 10. Any person, who with intent to defraud, subscribes to any false oath or makes any false repre sentation, either in the execution of the certificates provided for by this Article or who with intent to defraud, presents to the State Auditor, or to any other officer of the state, any cer tificate for the purpose of obtaining funds provided for by this Article which do not in fact belong to such person, or makes any false represen tation in connection with obtaining any funds under the term- of this Act, shall be guilty of a felony. "Section 11. The legislature may provide additional means for raising moneys for the payment of the inter est and principal of said bonds and this Act shall not be deemed to pro vide an exclusive method for such payment. Section 3. That separate official ballots be provided at the general elec tion to be held November, 1924, which shall have printed thereon the words For the amendment to the Constitu tion relating to the payment of ad justed compensation to bona fide resi dents of the State of Montana who served on active duty in the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps of the United States in the world war, and to such of said persons who, being citizens of the United States, served in the Na val, Military or Air forces of any of the governments associated with the United States during said war; auth orizing the incurring of an indebted ness; authorizing the issuing of bonds in an amount not to exceed Four Mil lion Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($4,600,000.00), and providing for the levy of a tax. Against the amendment to the Con stitution relating to the payment of adjusted compensation to bona fide residents of the State of Montana who served on active duty in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps of the United States in the world war, and to such said persons who, being citizens of the United States, served in the Naval, Military or Air forces of any of the governments associated with the Unit ed States during said war; authoriz ing the incurring of an indebtedness; authorizing the issuing of bonds in an amount not to exceed Four Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($4, 600,000.00), and providing for the levy of a tax, Each elector shall designate his preference by making an "X" before the proposition for which said elector desires to vote. Section 4. That the votes cast for and against the amendment above pro posed shall be canvassed and determ ined as provided by the general elec tion laws of the State of Montana. Section 6. All Acts and parts of Acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. Chapter 134 "An Act to Submit to the qualified Electors of the State of Montana an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Montana, Adding thereto a New Article, Providing for the Ac ceptance and Administration by the State of Gifts, Donations, Grants and Legacies for the Creation of a State Permanent Revenue Fund, for the Creation of a State Permanent School Fund, for the Creation of a Permanent Revenue Fund for the University of Montana, and for the Benefit of other Useful, Benevolent and Worthy Ob jects; and Authorizing the State to Administer Other Funds Together with Those Hereinbefore Indicated." BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGIS Section 6. This Act shall take ef fect upon its passage and approval. Approved March 8, 1923. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, STATE OF MONTANA. I, C. T. Stewart, Secretary of State of the State of Montana, do hereby cer tify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of an act entitled:"An Act to Provide for the Submission to the Qualifiey Electors of the State of Montana of an Amendment to the Constitu tion of the State of Montana by Adding Thereto an Article to Be Known as Article XXII, Pro viding for the Payment of Adjusted Compensation to Bona Fide Residents of the State of Mantana Who Served on Active Duty in the Army, Navy or Marine Corps of the United States in the World War and to such of Said Persons Who Being Citizens of the United States Served in the Naval Military or Air Forces of Any of the Governments Associated With the United States During Said War and Authorizing the Incurring of an In debtedness; Authorizing the Issuing »if Bonds; Providing for the Levy of a Tax." ss. \eoà IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and af fixed the Great Seal of the State of Montana, at Helna, the Capital, this 1st day of August, A. D. 1924. C. T. STEWART, Secretary of State. NOTICE OF ELECTION—CONSTI TUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE XXI. Section. 1. (of Article 21). The State of Montan* does hereby agree and covenant to accept from any nat ural person, or persons, from inside or outside the «Ute, gifts, donations, grants and legacies in any amount or value not less than Two Hundred fif ty (f250.00) Dollar each, for the ere ation of a State Permanent Revenue Fund, for the creation of a state Per manent School Fuad, for the creation of a Permanent Revenue Fund for the University of Montana, and for the Benefit of scientific, educational, be nevolent and chariUble work, subject, however, to all the provisions and lira Stations of this stiele. Section 2. (of Article 21). The State further agree- and covenants to hold in trust all such contributions (gifts, donatione, grants, and lega ties), to administer the same per petually, and to apply the net earn ings thereof as therein directed, sub ject, however, to the provisions and Rations of this article. Section 3. (of Article 21). The ori ginal amounts of all contributions for the State Permanent Revenue Fund, for the State Permtfneui School Fund, and for the Pennanen: Revenue Fund for the University of Montana, shall be added to such funds respectively and become inseparable and inviolable parts thereof. Contributions for oth er objects may contain u provision to the effect that the net earnings there of, or part of the net earnings, shall be added to the principal for a cer tain length of time, or until it has reached a certain amount, or until the happening of a certain event, but such contingent event shall not be more re mote than permitted by the laws ef fecting perpetuties; but no contribu tion containing such provisions us to accumulation shall be accepted by the State until it has been approved by the supervisory board hereinafter constituted, which board shall have power to reject any such contribution that it may deem unwise. Section 4. (of Article 21). The State Treasurer shall keep a perman out record of all such gifts, donations, grants and legacies, showing the names of givers, the purposes of the contribution, and other essential facts relating thereto. A duplicate of this record shall be kept by the Secretary of State. These records shall be pre served perpetually as a lasting mem orial to the givers and their iterest in society. The Legislative Assembly shall from time to time make provis ion for suitable publicity concerning these benefactors of their fellowmen. Section 6. (of Article 21). The same State Board and officers that have charge of the investment and admin istration of the Public School Fund of the State shall have charge of the investment and administration of all the funds administered under this ar tide. All these funds shall be invest ed as one common fund to be known and designated as the Montana Trust and Legacy Fund. In case any con tribution is in some other form than cash, such board shall convert it into cash as soon as practicable. Section 6. (of Article 21). All in vestments of these funds shall be safely and conservatively made. Pref erence shall be given to long term loans secured by first mortgages on town and city homes or on cultivated and producing farms is this State free from all prior liens and encumberances, and also to Montana Bonds issued for LATIVE ASSEMBLY of THE STATE OF MONTANA: Section 1. That the i institution of the State of Montan« be amended as hereinafter provide»! an 1 that the ques tion of such amendment he submitted to the qualified elect. ■ - , f the SUte of MonUna for then approval jection at tha general election to be held in November, 1924 Section 2. That the the State of MonUna be amended and and the same is hereby amended, by adding thereto a new Article to be known and dasigt a ,1 Twenty-one (21), reading and as follows: or r* institution of as Art'cle .ng educational purposes. AU such loans and bonds shall amortization plan. No loan in which the security is a mortgage shall ex ceed fifty per cent of the actual cash value of the real estate given as se curity. No farm loan shall be for a longer period than forty years, and no loan secured on residence property shall be for a longer period than twen ty years. No loan secured on town or city property shall be made until the particular town or city and subdivis ion thereof in which it is located has been accepted and approved by the State Board, having charge of the in vestment, as permanently established, having an assured future and being in every way safe security for these investment*. Investment may also be made in other safe interest bearing securities; provided, however, that no part of such funds shall ever be in vested in obligations of the State of Montana, except general fund war rants which will be paid within one year from the time of the investment. No discrimination shall ever be shown for or against any loan aplicant; pro vided, however, that in passing on a loan or investment, consideration shall be given, not only to the ampleness of the security, but also the character and earning capacity of the applicant and to the purpose of the loan; and provided further that so long as the available funds are inadequate to meet the demand, preference shall be given to the smaller loans. The rate of in trest shall always be a reasonable rate, considering the character of the loan or investment, but different rates may be charged for different classes of loans and investments. Section 7. (of Article 21). It is the meaning and intention of this Article that all investments of these funds shall be confined exclusively to safe loan investments, drawing a fixed rate of interest and being in aid of home making, farming, and educational work, or otherwise conducive to the progress and well being of society. All long term investments shall be on the amortization plan. Further regulations and limitations concerning these investments shall be provided by law. Section 8. (of Article 21). When i ever the security given for a loan is j liable to damage or destruction bv ] fire, the insurance company accepting be payable on the _, . . . , , , . .. . 4* »itilely liable to the ôta** j 0 *.*®* , u amount of the P°* lc y; tbe policy itself shall speciùcally recite such full liability, The, State may itself provide for In surance on any property constituting security for its loans. c . _o , Section 8. (of Art nie . 1 ), The leg islstive Assembly may provide other and additional ways and means for beginning or increasing any of the funds created or authorized by this Art i cIe> Section 10. (of Article 21). The Sute of Montana shall accept for in vestment «nd administration together with the aforesaid funds constituting the MonUna Trust and Legacy fund, but as separable parts thereof, sink ing funds t permnnent funds, and cum ulative funds belonging to the SUte and Its political subdivisions, and also other funds designated by the Legis lative Assembly, when requested to do so by the authorities having the care and custody of such funds. All such funds and the accrued interest, less the State compensation hereinafter fixed, shall be repaid when due. The pro visions of inis section shall not apply to the Public School Funds of The State, which school fund shah be ad ministered separately as already pre scribed by thc constitution. Section 11. (of Article 21). Thc State shall be entitled to receive as compensation for the administration of all thc funds administered under this act one twentieth (1-20) of all the interest collected thereon each year. On the last day of December of each year, the State Treasurer shall transfer to the State Geneal fund such one twentieth (1-20) of sll the interest collected during thc year, less all the losses ascertained during the year, which losses shall be deduct ed from the one twentieth constituting the compensation of the State. The balance of the interest collected shall be the net earnings and shall bo cred ited pro rata to each and every fund constituting the Montana Trust and Legacy Fund that was in thc keeping of the State on January 1st of that year, based on the total thereof on that dale, and shall be added to each such fund, or held available for the beneficiaries as the case may be. Sums due beneficiaries shall be paid out during the ensuing month of Jan uary, as far as practicable, Section 12. (of Article 21). All the net earnings accruing to the Slate Permanent Revenue Fund shall an nually bo added thereto until it has reached the sum of One Hundred Mil lion Dollars ($1000,000.00). There after only one twentieth of the an nual net earnings shall be added to the fund itself, and the remaining nineteen twentieths of thc net earn inga shall be usd for the general cx ponses of the State, Section 13, (or Article 21). All the net carings accruing to the State Permanent School Fund shall annual ly be added thereto until it has reach ed the sum of Five Hundred Million Dollars ($500,000,000.00) Thereafter only one twentieth of the annual net earnings shall be added to the fund itself, and the remaining ninteen twen tieths shall annually be apportioned to the school districts of the Slate on the basis of the aggregate actual school attendance in each district dur ing tor preceding school or calendar year by persona between the ages of six and eighteen years and shall be used exclusively for educational pur poses, subject to such regulations and limitations ns may be prescribed by law, Section 14. (of Article 21). All thc net earnings accruing to the Perman out Revenue Fund for the University of Montana shall annually be added thereto until it has raeched the sum of One Hundred Million Dollars ($100, 000,000.00). Thereafter only one twentieth of the annual net earnings •hall be added to the fund itself, and the remaining nineteen twentieths shall be apportioned to all the educational ins titutions then comprising the Universi ty of Montana, on the basis of the ag gregate actual attendance in each in stitution during the preceding school or calendar year, and may be used for all purposes properly connected with the work of these institutions, sub ject, however, to such regulations and limitations as may be prescribed by law. Section 15. (of Article 21). When ever the purpose for which a certain contribution was made has been ac complished, or can no longer he ascer tained or foffowed, then the total amount of such fund shall be trans ferred to the State Permanent School Fund and become a Permanent and in violable part thereof. All contribu tions without a specified purpose shall lie credited to the State Permanent School Fund. Section 16. (of Article 21). Should the time ever come when any of the three aforesaid permanent funds be come so large that no further increase is necessary or desirable, then, in such case, the Legislative Assembly shall have power to provide for tbe use of ill of the net income from such fund for the purpose for which It was cre ated, or it may use the one twentieth of the annual net income which was to be added to the fund itself for the creation of other permanent revenue funds, or for any other public purpose that it may deem wise; provided, however, that none of the foregoing orovisions of this section shall apply io any of these funds until it has reached the specific amount fixed by his Article. Section 17. (of Article 21). The Justices of the Supreme Court of the State of Montana are hereby made and constituted a supervisory board jver the entire administration of all 'he funds created or authorized by this irticle and the income therefrom. During January of each year, this ward shall review the administration for the preceding year. It shall de :id all uncertain or disputed points arising in the administration of the funds whenever requested to do so by i beneficiary, by a uncertain or dis puted points arising in the administra tion of the funds, or any other interest id party; and it may do so upon its own nitiative. It shall be the duty of thé îupervisory board ot do and perform ill acts and things that it may deem necessary in order to cause the board md officers having direct charge of these funds to administer the same tearetuliy snd wisely in full compliance w ith provisions of this article and | further legislation as may he en i acted relating thereto. The Clerk of the Supreme Court shall he Ex-Officio clerk of this Supervisory Board, | o. *• I. Sec . t, ° n - ( °f Art icle 20. The Legislative Assembly shall from time ui time enact such further legislation a8 it may deem necessary to carry in to the effect Tthe provisions of this article, _ 0 o . Section 3. Separate official ballots " h " 11 . be at '; he k^ral elec tü J**"" ,n November. 1924 f a printed thereon all r ^ W » n Ju °ot * 21 j tbe ^wtitution of the SUte of MonUna . ? uî^ 0 • . , "fl* ,a c L There i ?* J > " n on said official ballots, w "j V the sal< * «f iele, squares and the ° r<ls as l0lloW8: |-1 p or thc foregoing amendment to I I t K,. Constitution L * I j Against the foregoing amend I_I ment to the Constitution. I Each elector who approves this amendment shall mark an X in the first square above printed, and each elector who rejects it shall mark an X in thc second square. Section 4. The votes cast for and against this proposed amendment shall be canvassed, determined and declared as provid«! by the laws of the State of Montana. Section, 6. All Acts and parts of acta in conflict with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed. Section 6. This act shall take effect and be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval. Approved March 8, 1923. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, STATE OF MONTANA. ss I. C. T. STEWART, State of the State of Montana, do hereby certify that the fore go i n g is a true and correct copy of an act entitled; Secretary of 'An Avt to submit to the Qualified Electors *- bö State of Montana of an Amendment to the Constitu tion of jhe State of Montana Adding Theeto a New Article, Pro viding for the Acceptance and Ad-. ministration by the State of Gifts, i Donation*. Grants and Legacies for the Creation of a State Permanent Revenue Fund, for the Creation of! a State Permanent School Fund, fori the Creation of a Permanent Revenue Fund for the University of Montana, and for the Benefit of other Useful, Benevolent and Worthy Objects; and Authorizing the State to Administer Other Funds Together with Those Hereinbefore Indicated." IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and af fixed thc Great Seal of the State of Montana, at Helena, the Capi tal, this 1st day of August, A. D. 1924. C. T. STEWART, Secretary of State. NOTICE OF ELECTION TUTIONA LAM EN DM ENT CON8TI Chapter 97. "An Act for the Submission to the qualified Electors of the State of Mon tana of an Amendment to section 10 of Article IX of the Constitution of the State of Mont., Relating to the Qualifi cations of County Supedintendents of Schools and School District Officers." BF, IT ENACTED BY THE LEGIS LATIVE ASSEMBLY OP THE STATE OF MONTANA: Section 1. That Section 10 of Arti cle IX of the Constitution of the Slate of Montana be amended as hereinaf ter provided and that thc question of said amendment be submitted to the qualified electors of the state of Mon tana at the next general election. Section 2. That Section 10 of Ar ticle IX of the Constitution of the State of Montana be and the same is lereby amended to read as follows: "Section 10. All persons posessing the qualifications for sufferage pre scribed by Section 2 of this Article as amended and such other qualifications as the legislative assembly may by law prescribe, shall be eligible to hold the office of county superintendent of schools or any other school district office," Section 3. Separate official ballots shall be provided at the general elec tion to be held in November, 1924, which shall have printed thereon all of Section 10 of Article IX of the Constitution of the State of Montana us amended by this Act, and below the same »hall be printed the words: For the above written amend ment to the Constitution. Against the above written amendment to the Constitution. □ □ Each elector shall designate his pre ference by making an "X" in the square before the proposition for which such elector desires to vote. Section 4. The votes cast for and igainst the amendment above pro »c.sed shall be canvased, determined Bit declared as provided by the gen eral election laws of the State of Mon tana. Section 6. All Acts and parts of Acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. Section 6. This Act shall take ef fect and be in full fore» from and af ter its passage and approval. Approved March 7, 1923. United States of America, State of Montona. I, C. T. STEWART, Secretary of State of thc State of Montana, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of an act en titled: ''An Act for the Submission to the Qualified Electors of the State s~-rsr^ Montana of an Amendment to Section 10 of Article IX of Cries —' ss. the Constitution of the State of Montana, Relating to the Qualifi cations of County Superintendent* of Schools and School District Officers." IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF. I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Great Seal of the State of Monta na, at Helena, the Capital, this 1st Jay of August, A. D. 1924. C. T. STEWART, Secretary. CHERRY SPRBKS Richard Platt was a busti in Roberts Saturday. Mrs. Baptist Obert ha* been en tta sick list the past week. "Bud" White was a caller at th« X. J. Ley home Friday. Losin Huddleston and family 'Htur ed to Joliet riday eening. Frank McFate and family of Bed Lodge visited Saturday and Sunday at the J. J. Ley home. W. E. Lochridge waa a caller at tlm C. F. Wood ranch Sunday. Frank DeVries and daughter Amel ia were Roberta visitor« Saturday, Dominic Obert and family motorcti to Roberts Saturday. Mrs. Harry Clark and children vw ited Saturday at the Ray Witcher home in Robert*. Lou Tunnecliffc and Clarence Rank er were looking after some horaeai, which they have in a pasture on El bow Creek Thursday. Mrs. Rose Wiekierak spent the week-end attending to businem af fairs in the County Scat. Arthur Skinner and family hne moved from Billings to the Charley Sauerwein ranch which they wi* farm the coming year. Miss Helen Hitchcock, Cherry Spring» school teacher, spent Saîm 111% i o„. \ . „ u - .. , ld " y , lm Sunday wlth homo fuft * * * u ' ( ' Lodge. Louie Johnson spent a few daya nf last week looking after his ranch in terests in this vicinity. Mrs. Harry Clark and son II an «kl and Miss Fmlly Wiekierak spent e few days of this week in Red Lodge. C. F. Wood of Billings was looking after his ranch interests here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Obert daughter Mary and Mr. and Mrs. Gib son attended the dance at Reed Poim laut Saturday night. and Ray Witcher and l<ee Clark spent Saturday evening with Lorin Lods ridge. Lullua Stinson visited Sunday aft, the Ed Hansen home, ,, Mrs. Thos. Snysell was a buainew caller in Roberts one day the last of the week. Mart Ballard of Frombcrg spent several daya this week at the U. W. Bullard home on Elbow Creek. Publishers Statement Statement of the Ownerohip, M » n«ar ment, Required by the Act of Co* gress of August 24, 1912, of Carbon County Chronicle pobiiabcA weekly at Red Lodge, Montana for October 1, 1924. State of Montana, County of Carba«. Before me, a notary Public in and for the State and county aforeeaid, personally appeared H. B. Win»«, whohaving been duly sworn accord ing to law, deposes and say* that he is the editor of the Carbon County Chronicle and that thc following- is, to the best of his knowledge and belief, a true statement of the ownerships management etc., of the aforesaid pub lication for the date shown in Ük above caption, required by the Act o£ August 24, 1912, embodied in Mchra 443, Postal Laws and Regulation»,, printed on the reverse of this form, to-wit: 1. That the names and addresses at the publisher, editor, managing editor; and business managers are; Publisher J. A. H. Hopkins, New York City. Editor H. B. Winnc, Re« Lodge, Mont. Business Manager BL B. Winne, Red Lodge, Montana. 2. That he owners are J. A. EL Hopkins, New York City. 3. That the known bondholders, mortgages, and other security hold ers owning or holding 1 per cent or more total amount of bond*, mortga ges, or other securities are: Merge« thaler Linotype Co. San Francise»», Cal. H. B. WINNE, Business Manager. Sworn to and subscribed before this 7th day of October 1924. (SEAL) (My commission expires May, IX 1926. JOHN G. SKINNER. Us« Spikeles* She«*. We're not resentful of people _ us for stepping stones to glory if thsg have no spikes In their abusa.