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nit s.vi)i;h UT.KKIV fi.ll.SM it ym are n fcea-wvrifo yon cannot reason ably hope la lie heullliy or beautiful by wa1v. inifdi.-ilu'S,' sweeping mid tiding hnnnework ill itlliv. and frnwlimr inln 1 1 1 1 iliil tit-4,1 f nil. You must (tour into th oiin air ana miniigm. ji you (Ultlus -ery lny ami ke ( your Momnch and bnwMs In Cnnd Order by liking Cliniuherliiin'a Tablet when need ed,! you should become both, bwtllliy and ueautuui. for sale by all dealers. JCB. Hve have started .wagons in th residence pat ot toWn."'Hvo your refrigerator ' ready, early. 'Get .your cofipou booka-wb.ll I bey last. Ice strictly csh.U "" " -- V " "'i uuu uamy & Hon. rKOI'OSI',1) AMKXDYI KNT TO TH0 COXNTlTtTlOX AlTIIOIUINtl ( ITIKH OF MOItK THAN' ftOOtl IX "' IIAMTANTS TO ADOPT TIIKIIl CHAHTKK.S i'.V VOTK OK Till: PKOPI.H. . H. .1. H. No. 10) Mouse Joint Hi-mo- lutlon. nev it r : Fine Machines Needle, Oils, Belts iind Tla pairs of all kituls lor any make of mnchinf at J. D. BOYD, Soutb-west Corner Sqr. Snyder, Texas. House Joint Hesolutlon proposing an Amendment to' Section ! of Ar ticle U of the ("onVltiitlon of tho State of Texas providing for cities of more than five thousand (6000') Inhabitants to adopt tliclr charter hy a vote o fine people. , '; , He It resolved by the lieajslalure Of The KtMlfl of Texa: Sec. I That Section 5 of Articilo ft of the Constitution of Mie Stat of Texas be amended ho as fo hereaf ter rend as follows: Sec. 5 Cities having more than five thousand ( 5010) Inhabitants may, by a majority Tote of the qual ified voters of said city at in elec tion held for that purpose, adopt or aniend their charters, Fifbjcft to such limitation as may be prescribed by the Legislature and providing tfcnt no charter or any ordinance passed under said charter shall on"taln any provision, Inconsistent with the (Vin stitutloii of tho State or of the Ren. eral laws enacted by the legislature of this Slate: said cities may levy may be authorized by law or by their charters; but no tax for any pur pose shall ever be lawful fr any one year, which shall exceed two and one-half percent of the taxable pro perty of such cltyand no debt shall ever be created by any city unless at the same time provision be made to assess and collect annually a suffi. 160,000 ACRES! Improved, Unimproved, Timber and Raw Prairie Lands in Matagorda and Brazoria counties in small ' or large tracts. 44 inch rainfall. J 4 ; 1 1 1 T Will Consider a Few Small Bargains In Trade f Baker, Grayum & Anderson '' ff i a Heat Is All On the Bottom of the Iron And the ironing surface on an "American" Electric Iron is always clean and beautifully pol- i i i. ii l : r. 71 t, i isnca. just mc nuny V 'K household ironing. Do your ; ironing even on tne noiiesi '. Jay in cool comfort, in half the Sh. time and at much lower cost V- 'TV "l A rwi 1 clent sum to pay the Interest there on and creating a sinking fund of at least two per cent thereon, and providing further, that no city char ter shall be altered, amended or re pealed oftener than every two years Sec. 2 Tho Governor of this State Is hereby directed to Issue the necessary proclamation, submitting thl samendmeiit. to the ouallfied vot. era of Texas at the next general .el ection held In this State for other purposes, then this proposed amend nient shall be submitted to the (null ified voters of the State. At such election, those favoring the amend ment shall 1iave written or printed on their ballots, the words: "For Amendment to Section 5, Article II (if the Constitution, authorizing ell. les of more than five thousand in habitants to adopt their charters by a vote of the people;" those oppos ing said amendment shall have writ ten or printed on their ballots the words: "Against amendment to Section .., Article II of the Consli. t nl ion. authorizing cities of mora than live thousand inhabitants to a. dopt their charters by a vole of ;h" people." The sum of live thousand dollars or so much as is necessary Is hereby appropriated to pay the expenses of tho publication of this for the electtion. 2040-712-400 PKOPOSKO AMKMl.M KXT TO TIIK STATU roXNTin'TlOX CltKAT. iv; tin: oki h k or ritisox O.M.MISSIOVK.K AMI MAklVO TIIK TKIOI OK OKITCK OK TIIK, ItOAItll OK I'ltlSO.X COMMIS SIOVKKS SIX KAKS. (II. I. I!. No. tlJ) House Joint ISimi. lutlon. A Joint Resolution proposing to n metid Article XVI of tho State Con. stltutiou by adding hereto Section OS. creating the office of Prison Commissioners and making the term of office of the Hoard of Prison Coin mlssloners six years, aud niakni: an appropriation. lie II revolved by llie Legislature of llie Stale of Texas; Sec. 1 That Article XVI of lh Constitution of tlm State of Texas be amended by adding thereto a new section which shall be known as Sec Hon a and shall read as follows: Sec. r.S (Art. XVI) The Hoard of law with the control and manage ment of the State Prisons, shall be composed of three members ap pointed by the governor, by ami with Hi.' consent of the Senate, or whose terms of office shall be six years, or until their successors are appointed ji nil uualilied : proxidcil that the erius of office of the Hoard of Prison 'urn missiotiers lirst ap pointed after the adoption of tliisj amendment shall becin on January j 2o of the year following the adop-j I inn' of this ami nd'neiit and shall j hold ol'l'ii e as follows: fine shall i serve t o year.-, one four years and ! one six years Their terms in be decided by loi afur ihey shall have' qualified and one Prison n. in i-- ' shun r shall In- aiioinii'd eer two ; I n case of a aca n- ; e llie I ioverie i f I n' j till sai.l varaie ! i he nnexiii red i. rm the Hoard of Kegents of the Slate L'uhersity, and the boards of. trim, tees or managers of educational, ele emosynary and penal Institutions of the State, and such other boards as have been or may hereafter be es tablished by law, may he elected or appointed for a term of six (6) years one. third of the members of Biich boards to be elected or appointed ev ery two (2) years In tho manner provided by law, fixing (he time for holding the election, and making the appropriation therefor. Ik' it Jtesolveil by the Is'gislalui-e of the Slate of Texas: ' Sec. 1 That Article 16 of the Constitution he amended by ad'ing a new section thereto to be known and designated as "30a" and to read as follows: Section 30a The legislature may provide by law that the members of the Hoard of Regents of the State University and Hoards of Trustees or managers of the educational, ele emosynary and penal Institutions of the State, and such boards as have been or may hereafter be established by law, may hold their respective of. flees for a term of six (6) years, one third of the members of such board to be elected or appointed every two (2) years In such manner as the Legislature may determine; vacan cies In such offices to be filled as may b provided by law" and the Legislature shall enact suitable laws to gle effect O Ibis section. Sec. 2 -The foregoing Constitu tional amendment shall be submitted to a vote of the qualified electors for the members of the legislature, at. the next general election to be held in this State, at. which election, all voters favoring said proposed amend ment shall have wrlten or printed on their ballots: "For the Amendment of Article 16 of the Constitution of he State of Texas, regulating the term of office of the Hoard of lie. gents of the State University and other Hoards of Trustees or Manag ers, heretofore or hereafter estab lished by law." And all voters oppos ed fo said amendment shall have printed or written on their ballots the words: "Against the Amendment of Article 16 of the Constlutlon of (he State -of Texas, regulating the term of office of the Hoard of Re gents of the State University, and other Hoard of Trustees of Managers heretofore or hereafter established by law." See. " The Coventor of this State is hereby directed to Issue the ne cessary proclamation for said elec tion, and have the same published as required by the law of this Smii I The sum of five thousand adds happiness to your weddinj .Money ads peace of mind to your honeymoon and contentment to your married life after. Wtih money In the bank you need not worry about being out of work, about sickness or other misfortune. Start Hank Account today and add happi ness to the future. ASK "HKft." Snyder National Bank ahled soldiers ofthe militia of the State of Texas who were In active service for a period of at. lease six months during the war between the States, o the widows of such solders who are In Indigent circumstances, and who were married to such sol. diers, prior to Jan. 1, 1900, provid ed that the word "widow" in the pre. ceding lines of this section shall not apply to women, born since 1861 and also to grant aid for the establish ment and maintainance of a home for said soldiers and sailors, their wives and widows and women who aided In he Confederacy under sm h regulatons and limitations as may be provided for by law; provided tho Legislature may provide for hns. band and wife to remain together in the home. i The Legislature shall: have the power to levy and collect, in nddl. tion to all other taxes heretofore permitted by the constitution of Tex as, a State ad Valorem lax on prop erty not exceeding " cents on the one hundred dollars valuation for the purpose of creating a special fund for the payment of the pensions shall have written or printed on their ballots the words: "For the amendment to Section 51, Article 3 of the Constitution relating to in crease of Confederate pensions," and the voters opposed to said a. mendments shall have written or printed on their ballots the words: "Against the amendment of See. 51,. Article 3 of the Constitution, relat ing to increase of Confederate pen sions." Sec. 3. The sum of $.ri000.00 or so much thereof as may be necessary is hereby appropriated to pay the ex penses of carrying out the provision of this resolution. Dysentery is always serious and flen a dniigemiis diM-sne, but it can be cured. Cliiuiilwrhtiii' Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea KeineHy his cured it even when malignant and epidemic For le bv all dealcra. Mr. Carl S. Reeves, district sales manager of the Automobile liepart meiit of the Studebaker Brothers. Company "f Texas, was in the city this week on business. dollars is.1. (tun ) or si. ,.,u. h thereof for services in the Confederate army T. as may be m . essary, is hereby ap- l '"id navy, front ler organizations and jl propriated out of any fundi In the! 'he militia of the State of Texas and 1 State Treasury, not otherwise appro- ' for the widows of audi soldiers serv " KiLI-THE COUGH prialed, to said prod. i: diet ion Ii : raw the expenses of la'inn, puh'iiM' imi. and in lor ;7 yra rs I here.tf ti r cy In said of;'! this Slate shall t :i i . p i i 1 1 ' mi j hereof. Sec is hereby published J'i !v-7 1 2-4iin 'i:ipusi:i MIMM!'.T TO riu: ST Ti: CONSTITUTION SO AS TO u ! !:n:ii: Tif k .i: wr ok II I'll INDK.I NT NI IMS. ltl.KI SOI.DIKRS NI SMI o;s NI THI li: l I S. it'g ill said armies, navies orga nida tions or militia. Sec. 2 The Coventor of the State is hereby direct. il to issue the ne cessary proclamation for the subn.is Minn of lllis 1 1 1 . Tl . 1 11 1 . ti t "In the qil.ll- ,:ied voters of the State of Texas at the general cleciioii of Stale o'l Iivn in November 1 : 1 'J At Inch elect i.ni all voters favoring this amet.il-in-iii j J r-? iTi'O 151.00 I J W O & ii w l1 "'rlBlErt (s. i. i: No it Inn for the submission I posed amendment to t ! i - . , The Snyder Ice, Light and Power Co- o o o o o o o o f lDOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO CTj (L0SL1 mm vvuuug We havejthc exclusive O Agencylof the celebrated 0 Maitland Fancv Lumpo y . n 1 O g and; ;Canyonj City Lump .toais o That we guarantee to be free from dust or ut Q t-Jallto burn up, with 5 per cent white ahei. O U And to latt longer than any other coal on the mar- g O ket And also on all other Domestic Coal putlout Q S by the Victor American Fuel Co, of Den rer Colo. Q Q O Z . . t nnvnAK 'wnml O - we aiso nave uuu w v - Q 2 CUT and SPLIT to suit our customers e US, Of uui."lu, U !o the rest. - . O u O o The I In1, i inor of t his State directed to issue ami have the necessary inu l.iimi-. if this pro Const it lit ion of the Stale of Tex.':-, tl) tile 'lll.lli- licd voters for Hie members of the l.elsl.1! lire of the State of Tex. IS l'Kisl.iture of the Stale of Texa.i at the next general election to b" l-.eld in this State All persons favoring said anietidmeiit shall have written or printed on their ballots: "For a Six Year Term of Prison Conimls. sinners" and those opposed to the adoption of this amendment shall Senate .iuim Section .".1, of si J nt inn of 1 1 so as to a ill !o tl) Senate lilt mil. solui inn Article ;:, e State S il,'.e tile ; .lolllt lie-.ii- l all " Ask lic rnan Wilr. liCin machine with Corn' ;::.. 'uon Column Selector nr .! Para-pT?.phcr. . i . , MI'll'll ' M aim of the ('. t.'to of T rant of aid ; to iiiiiuenl and disabled onleder- , ate soldiers aud sailors and their widows and to soldiers who served1 in the militia and in organizations fur the protect ion of the frontier and . ther Inducnl widows and to grant; aid for lhts establishment and main tenance of a home for the Indigent nnd dependent wives and widows of Confederate soldiers and sailors. ' i have written or printed on their l-al- an such women as aided the Con. If he has, then His typewriter is a VISIBLE &4 I -.'?- V. -1.1' -','..' -Cv X rhone us, ..71! . x I . .. Dl2CksmilLIiiQ Connection - W T. Baze& Sons n rDOOOOOCOOOCOODOOOOOOCrJ lots "AKainst a Six Year's term fur I'rlson CommiKsioners." Ser. :! The gum of ihree thous and dol.ars ($.1,000 lor so much thereof as may be necessary, l.i here by appropriated out of any funds of th State Treasury not. otherwise up. propriated to defray expenses of pub liratiw Jti thf tiovernor's proelami tien sulmit'Ing this proposed amt-nd men t 2039-TI2-I''" I'KOItisKU .lIKDMKT TO Til K STTK STlTf"TIOX I'Ki III. IV; THAT MKHItKR" OK THF Rotrtn of iix;kxts or thk STATK I.MVKnITY A.I TIIK IUlAKIS OF TKISTKKH AND MANAl.KHS OK THK HHI A ' TIOYtU KI.KK.M(sTAKV AND ' IVMr, lViTITCTI)H : SI(.!X UK .I.MTKI tn APIIllNTKn I-'OK THE TWtW OK iK.ARS. (II. J. K. X. ) H.Mir Jolat lotittau Ad Act promising an aaiendnient to Arfidf 1 of the Constitution of the i?ta:e of Texas, by adding a new sec tion thereto, to b entitled "Section Jn" providing that tte menibert of feib-racy and authorize a upecial ad valoreui peiision tax and niiikinu , appropriations for same. He it rncled by llie l-jji-lalure of I lle Stale of TexsM: I ,S,h' 1 That Section ."1, Artide 3 I of the Constitution of the State of Texas be so amended as to hereafter read as followc: Article 3. Section 51 - The I.ecis lature shall have no power to make any grant or authorize the making of any crant of public money to any in. dividual, association of individuals. uiuniepal or other t-orporaton what- soever; provided however, the l.eg- I liilnture may imih aid t indlgeni i aud disabled Court-derate soldera and , ailors alio rame to Texas prior to January 1, 1 3 tt i and th. ir. w idows j in indigent rirrumstan'-es and who have been bonaflde rvsideuis i ine Stale of Texas sture January 1. 19'i" and who were marrd to such sol. dlera and sailors anterior to Jan. 1 lt0; to Indigent and disabled wl diera. bo auder apeeial ef ihe Slate ff Texas. durn- he war be tween the State i-erted for a period of at least si months In oraanis. tlons for the proterMon of tlje fron- tier atanat Indian ril Is or Mexican marauders and to indirect and di- V'.;.-'-r -'A 7 f yf-m .tlli.nllillei'll e- 11 til ';Ti i If. ' I" Tlar Cc-:li;5i:ion G)Iumn Selector and Parajrapficr is .the lafrrf hhrr v'ing lrfca in i)"pnvritinj. h sivr j 10 to 20 per cent, of the time anj LLor according to tfic r.iture of fiic work; and it dor it in the simplest manner by keyboard co;tr 1 cS llx curbge morvemenU. ' : Tlic Srr.i:h Premier TypevtriM, Model 10, hai Fourteen nevr I matures tc! cf vital importance in prodojcing the brst and quickest woric Let us tend you a Smith Premier catalogue, describing them all., i Smith Premier Department . ' RemtnFtnn Type writ w Compaiiry ' i Ineorpciraied 16 S Camp atreet. Den rer Colo.