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A Bill to Amend the Election Laws and Prescribe the Form of Elec tion Ballots, and tlie Manner of Holding Elections in this State, and Other Purposes. Beit Eenacted by the (tenoral As sembly of the State of Arkansas: Section I. All election ballots used in any presidential, congress ional, stale, district, county, town ship or municipal election, in this State, either general or special, shall be provided at county expense by the County Clerks of the counties in which they are used, respectively: except the ballots used exclusively in municipal elections, which shall be provided by the County Clerks at the expense of the cities and incor porated towns in which they arc j used, respectively. ."(’c. i nc e ounty t lerk oi cacii (.•onnty in the State shall, in due time for each general or special elec tion, provide for each election pre cinct, and each ward of a city or in corporated town in his county, two hundred printed ballots for each fifty or fraction of fifty electors vot ing thereat at the last preceding gen eral 'election ; and no ballot shall be received or counted in any election to which this act applies, except it be provided by the County Clerk, as herein described. Sec. 3. All election ballots pro vided by the County ('lerk of any county in this Slate for any election shall be alike, and shall be printed in plain type; and shall contain in the proper place the name of every candidate whose nomination for any office to be filled at that election has been certified to the said Clerk, as provided in this act, and shall not contain the name of any candidate or person which has not been so certi fied. The names of all the candi dates nominated by each political party shall be grouped together in one place on the ballots under the name of the party by which they are nominated and certified, in the usual form of election tickets. All nomi nations certified by electors shall likewise be grouped together in one place on the ballots, under the head of “Nominations by Electors.” lie low the names of the candidates for each ollicc nominated by the organ ized parties, as well as those nomi nated by electors, shall be left a blank space largo enough to contain as many names in writing as there | arc otllees to be tilled. Sec. I- The nominationsof canili ilate.s shall he certified in the follow- j ilie manner: Uy the Chairman ami Secretary of any convention of dele gates, or of the canvassing hoard of any primary election, held by author ity of any organized political party which shall have east at least three 1 per cent, of the entire vote polled at j the last proceeding general election in the State, or subdivision thereof in which such convention or primary j election is held ; and, also, by elec tors to a number equal to one per cent, of the entire vote cast at the last preceding general election in the . State, district, county, township, i ward of a city, or incorporated town, for which the nomination is made: I’roridul, That the number of sign# lures so required shall not ho less than fifty, nor more than one thou sand. All certificates of nomination made by chairman and secretaries of conventions, or of canvassing boards! of primary elections, shall he duly j acknowledged before till olllccr au thorized by law to take acknowlctlg ; incuts. Sec. •">. All certificates of the nom ination of candidates for presidential electors and members of Congress, and for State, judicial and district officers, cither by convention, prima ry election, or electors, shall lie filed with the Secretary of State; and all certificates of the nomination of can- j didates for county, township and municipal olllecrs shall he filed with the Clerk of the county in which they are to lie voted for. See.fi. Cct tiliealos of nomina tion required by this act to he tiled with the Secretary of Slate shall he ! filed not more than sixty days and not U S'than twenty days before the day fixed by law for the election of persons in nomination. Certificates of nomination herein directed to he tiled with the County Clerks shall he tiled not more than sixty days and not less than fifteen days before tin election : Provided. That in ease o any vacancy occurring in any nonii nation by declination, withdrawal death or otherwise, the central corn mittee, or a convention called foi that purpose, of the party on wliosi ticket such vacancy may be, may sc lect and certify to the Secretary ol State, or proper County Clerk, tin name of the candidal'* to fill such va cancy. Sec. 7. Not less than eighteen days before each election the Secre tary of State shall certify to all tin County Clerks full lists of all candi dates to be voted for in their coun ties, respectively, as the nominations have been certified to him. See. 8. The Secretary of State shall not certify the name of any can didate whose cirtitieate of nomination shall have been filed in his office, who shall have notified him in wri ting, acknowledged before an officei authorized by law to take acknowl edgements, that he will not accept the nomination specified in the certif icate of nomination. And the Coun ty Clerk shall not include in the pub lication to be made by him, as here inafter provided, the name of any candidate whose certificate of nomi nation shall have been tiled in his office, who shall have notified him in like manner, that he will not accept the nomination, nor shall the names of such persons be printed on the ballots provided by the Clerk. Sec. it. Whenever, a proposed amendment to the Constitution, or other question, is to be submitted to a vote of the people, the Secretary of Stale shall, not less than eighteen days before the election, duly certi fy the same to the Clerk of each county in the State, and the Clerks shall include the same in the publica tion which they are by this act re quired to make, and also print the same on the ballots. Sec. 10. The Clerk of each coun ty shall make publication of all nom inations tiled in his office, and all nominations certified to him by the Secretary of State, and also all pro posed amendments to the Constitu tion and other questions certified to him by the Secretary of State, or re quired by law to be submitted to the electors at any election, as follows: lly insertion in the two last editions before the election, of each of two weekly newspapers published in his county, if there be two weekly news papers puplished in his county, and if there be only one newspaper pub lished in his county, then in that one: but if there be no weekly newspaper published in his county, then by printed hand bills posted in his oHice, and at throe or more pub lic places in each township in his county. The lists of nominations and constitutional amendments and other questions to be voted on shall he arranged for such publication by the clerks in the order and form in which they will he printed on the ballots, and for the purposes of this act proposed amendments to the Constitution shall be published only by number and title. See. 11. At least seven days be fore each election the Clerk of each countv shall deliver to tin- Sheriff ol his county two hundred ballots for each fifty, or fraction of fifty, elec tors in each township or ward of a city or incorporated town in the county. Sec. 12. The Sheriff shall, in person, or by duly and regularly ap pointed sworn deputy, deliver each quota of ballots so delivered to him by the Clerk to the judges of elec tion of the several townships ami wards of cities and incorporated towns, respectively, at the opening of the polls on the morning of the election. Sec. Id. AH ottleers upon whom the law imposes the duty of designa ting polling places shall provide In each room designated by them as n [lolling place one booth or compart ment for each one hundred elector* voting thereat at the last proceeding general election. Kaeli such booth or compartment shall be furnished with all ueeessary convenience* to enable each voter to cuter thoreln and prepare his ballot free from the observation or interference of any person whomsoever. And no person shall be permitted, under any pre text whatever, to come nearer than ten feet of any door or window o! any polling room from the opening of the [lolls until the completion of ' the count of the ballots and certifi ' cation of the returns, except as here in provided. See. 14. Except as the electors ! are admitted and pass in, one at a time, to vote, no person shall, under any pretext whatever, he permitted in the polling room from the opening of the polls until the completion of the count of the ballots and certifi | cation of the returns, except the Sheriff or deputy Sheriff, the judges and clerks of the election, and the ■‘witnesses of election,” who may be selected and sworn as such, as here inafter provided. No elector enter j ing the polling room for the purpose ! of voting shall be permitted to re | main therein longer than live min utes. See. lo. Kach elector upon enter inf; the polling room shall be giver one ballot by the judges. Hcforc de livering a ballot to an elector at leas’ one of the judges shall write his name or initials on the back thereof within two inches of the top. Nt ballot shall be so endorsed except at it is handed to an elector. On re ceiving his ballot the elector shall forthwith, and without leaving the polling room, retire alone to one ol the booths provided for that pur pose, and there prepare his ballot. He shall cross out the names of all candidates except those for whom he wishes to vote, and write in the name of any person for whom he may wish to vote whose name is not printed where he would have it, or not print ed on the ballot at all. In the cast of a constitutional amendment oi other questions, as, for instance, ‘•for license” or ‘‘against license,” which the County Clerk shall cause to be printed on the ballots whcncvei the question of liquor license is to be voted on, the elector shall cross out parts of his ballot in such a man ner that the remaining parts shall be as he wishes to vote. After thus pre paring his ballot the elector shal fold the same so as to conceal the face1 thereof, and show the name or initials of the judge on the back, and hand it to the receiving judge, who shall call out the name of the elector, the number of the ballot, and then deposit it in the ballot box in the sight of the elector, who shall then immediately leave the room. Sec. Hi. Any voter who shall by accident or mistake spoil any ballot, so that he cannot conveniently ot safely vote the same, may return it to the judges and receive another in the place thereof. In no case shall any person be permitted to carry i ballot outside of the polling room. See. 17. Anv elector who shal ttn me juugcs 111;■ i nc cannot read 01 write, Dr that by reason of physics 1 disability he is unable to mark hi; ^ ballot, may dcelare his choice of tin j candidates to the judges, who, in tin presence of the elector and the wit nesses, shall prepare his ballot foi him as he wishes to vote it. llut be fore any such elector shall be re ! ipiired or permitted to tell how lit wishes his ballot made up, or foi J whom he wishes to vote, all othei | electors, including those in the booths, shall be required to leavi J the polling room. Sec. 1H. No ballot shall be re ! ceived from any elector, or deposi ted in the ballot box which docs no have the name or initials of at leas one of the judges indorsed on tin. back of it. Sec. 11*. Any person taking 01 carrying any ballot obtained fron any Judge of election outside of tin polling room, or having in his posses ! sion outside of the polling room be fore the closing of the polls, any bal ■ lot provided b}- any County Clerk as prescribed in this act, or any pa per purporting to he such a ballot shall be deemed guilty of a tnisde incauor, and, upon conviction there of, shall he lined not less than twen | ty-live dollars nor more than om hundred dollars, and imprisonmen in the county jail not less than om 1 month nor more than six months. See. 2b. The chairman of tin county central committee of each po litical party in every county in whiel ; such parly has any candidates ii nomination at any election may np point one “witness of election” foi | each polling place in the county. A1 such appointments shall be in writ i ing, and acknowledged before an of (leer authorized by law to take ac knowledgments. All such witnesses I upon presenting their writs of ap 1 poiutmeut to the judges of the poll ing places (or which they have heci appointed, respectively, shall be fur nishecTteats at or near the judges' table in the polling room, where the) may sec and hear all that transpires therein, including the counting ol ; the ballots and the certification oi ; the returns. Upon entering the poll ing room every such witness shall take oath, in writing, to never dis close the vote of any elector, unless required to do so as a witness in :i judicial proceeding. Sec. 21. No witness of election shall take any part in the conduct of any election, or obstruct or interfere with the judges or clerks in the per formance of their duties. Hut any such witness may call the attention of the judges to any person propos ing to vote whom he does not believe to be a qualified elector, and may keep a written memorandum of the names of all persons voting whom lie does not believe to be qualified elec tor. He may also keep a memoran dum of any other proceeding or con duct on the part of the judges or clerks, or the Sheriff or deputy Sher iff, or any other person, which may appear to him to be unlawful or ir regular. Sec. 22. The judges and clerks shall not separate, or leave the poll ing room, or permit the ballot-box to be taken therefrom, until they haye counted all the ballots and du ly certified the returns, and pro claimed the result at the door. Sec. 23. Every person who shall falsely make or fraudulently destroy any certificate of nomination, or any part thereof, or file any certificate of nomination, knowing the same, or any part thereof, to be false; or sup press any nomination which has been duly filed, or any part thereof; or forge or falsely write the name or in itials of any judge of election on bal lot, shall be deemed guilty of a felo ny, and on conviction thereof, pun ished by confinement at hard labor in the penitentiary not less than one j year or more than five years. I Sec. 24. Every public otliccr, up ! on whom any duty is imposed by ' this act, who shall wilfully neglect or omit to perform such duty, or who ' shall do anything which is by this act forbidden, other than the things specifically enumerated in section 23 hereof, shall be deemed guilty of a | misdemeanor, and. upon conviction thereof, shall lie punished by remov al from olllcc, and imprisonment in the county jail not less than six months nor more than twelve months, or by fine of not less than one hun dred dollars nor more than five hun dred dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Sec. 2.>. No officer of election or witness of election shall ever disclose the vote of any elector, except as a | witness in a judicial proceeding. Each violation of this section shall l>e deemed a misdemeanor, and shall be punishable by a line of not less : than fifty nor more than two hundred i dollars, and imprisonment in the \ county jail not less than ten days j nor more than three months. , Sec. 26. No officer of election ,! shall do any electioneering on elee ! lion day. No person whomsoever shall do any electioneering in any polling room, or within one hundred feet of any polling room on election | day. Sec 27. Whenever it shall appear 1 by affidavit that an error or omission ! has occurred in the publication of \ the names or description of ttic can didates nominated for office, or in 1 the printing of the ballots, the Cir cuit Court of any county, or the Judge thereof in vacation, or if the Circuit Judge be then absent from j the county, the Judge of the County | Court shall, upon the application of any elector, by order, require the County Clerk to immediately correct 1 such error or omission, or show I cause why the same should not lie [done. Sec. 2K. The lists of nominations to be published by the County Clerks, and the ballots to lie pro vided by them, under this act, shall be arrung'"! the following form, to-wit: OFFH I V f. HAIJ,OT—KUn-tlon .litiumry 1.‘, Im*I. l>KMorn.vn«‘, Kkithi.h \n, Fur (jovc*rn«r» For (lovt*rnor, John Smith. Tliotmt* Rot'cr*. I NI»*N L VKOK. XmMIN \TIOX* ItV Kl.r.t inks. For <»ov«*i uor, \N illinm .loin For t m»\ eruor, Henry Ithick. things required by this act to lie done, except the publication of municipal nominations alone, and the printing of ballots to be used ^exclusively in municipial elections, shall be at the expense of the several counties in which they shall hc'done, respective ly, and shall be defrayed in the same manner as other county general ex penses are defrayed, Sheriffs and Clerks being allowed the same fees for services performed hereunder as for similar services for which fees are fixed by law. Sec. 30. Any election 'officer or other person whomsoever who shall wilfully make a false count of any election ballots, or falsely or fraudu lently certify the returns of any elec tion, or steal, destroy, secrete, or otherwise fraudulently make way with any election ballot, tally sheet, poll-book, or ballot-box, either be fore or after the closing of the polls, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and, on conviction thereof, punished by imprisonment at hard labor in the penitentiary not less than two years nor more than seven years. Sec. 31. Any violation of this act by any election officer, or other per son whomsoever, except a State or county officer, for which no punish ment is elsewhere specifically pre scribed in this act, shall be deemed a misdemeanor, and punishable as other misdemeanors. Sec. 02. Sections 1721, 1854 and I SO.) of Mansfield’s Digest are here by repealed. See. 03. It is not intended by the passage of this act to repeal any por tion of existing laws in relation to elections, except such as may be plainly in conflict with any of the provisions of this act. Sec. 04. As soon as practicable after the passage of this act the Sec retary of State shall digest or codify all the laws of this State relating to elections and the elective franchise in convenient form under proper sub-lieads, and with complete index, and cause to be printed and distrib uted to the several County Clerks a sulllcient number of copies thereof in pamphlet form to furnish ten cop ies to each election precinct or ward of a city in this State. Sec. 05. The clerk of the County Court of each county shall cause to be printed in large type, on cards, instructions for the guidance of elec tors preparing their ballots. Ho shall furnish twelve such cards to the judges of election in each elec tion district, at the same time and in the same manner as the printed ballots. The judges of election shall post not less than one of such cards in each place or compartment pro vided for the preparation of ballots, and not less than three of such cards elsewhere in and about the polling place, upon the day of elec tion. Said cards shall be printed in large, clear type, and shall coutaiu full instructions'to the voters as to what should be done: First, to ob tain ballots for voting; second, to prepare the ballots for deposit in the ballot-boxes; third, to obtain a new ballot in place of one accidentally spoiled ; also a copy of sections 1!', 22 and 23. Sec. 36. All laws or parts of laws in conllict with any provision of this act are hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect and lie in force from and after its passage. Si. vim: , of Lafayette. Wmitk, of Nevada. Have a Good Cry. It may comfort some nervous and emotioual women to know that a French physician lias declared in fa vor of a “good cry.” lie encourag es groaning and crying during sur gical operations, and is of opinion that such patients as yield to their emotions and let nature’s grand out lets for allaying pain he uuchoked recover more quickly than those who, i from a feeling that it is weak to ut i ter groans and cries, restrain them. He cites a case of a man who brought his pulse down sixty beats by giving himself up noisily to his strained and nervous condition for two hours. So | cry, good sisters, if you want to, and j rest in the belief that science sauc | lions it.—[New York Times. Little Nellie: Mama, 1 know what | makes the hail and snow. Mania: What, darling? Little Nellie: It's the people up in heaven sweeping off their sidowalk. “Willie,” said the teacher, ' how did electricity tir-d come from tb ■ clouds?” “It came a-kiting.” PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS CAMS J. W. Warren, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Rosston, Arkansas, Tender* his professional services to the people of Kofsston and Nevada countj. DR. J. W. PEEPLES, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, PRESCOTT, ARK. Respectfully tenders his service! to the citizens of I’rcscolt mifl surrounding vicinity. OFFICK on Main Street, in ft. It. Gee's grocery store. JNO. H. ARNOLD, (ftticce-sor to ftmoote, McHacsV Arnold.) ATTORNEY- AT - LAW. LAND. COLLETINC —AND— INSURANCE ACENT. PKESCOTT, - - - - ARKANSAS. \\ ill practice in both State and Fedo.al courts. Ofllcc at the court house. W. 7. Tjopiiss, Kotirp Public H W. tnun Tc ,pkins & Grceson, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW. Real Estate and Loan Agents. PRESCOTT, ARK. Will practice in till Courts, both State and FcdiMui. Business attended to promptly. G. P. SMOOTE, ATTORNEY - AT - LAW, Prescott, - Arkansas. fl/j i>KKH I. at s,111, T. Wlilt. & ro.’s, Writ 'lam R. L. Montgomery, ATTORNEY- AT - LAW, New Lewisville, Ark. U ill practice in all court*. Prompt and diligent attention given nil btuilios#. Also attenil to collecting atnl insurance. OfBce upstair, over the railroad store DR. D. L HARTSFIELD DENTAL SURGEON, Prescott, - Arkansas. Will visit families when notified. Perfect tit. of plates guaranteed. Office at l»r. Thonmsson’s old place #n Wot Main Street. J. M. POWELL. DENTAL : SURGEON, PKKSCOTT, ARKANSAS. All work guaranteed to give satisfaction. OFFICb at Dr. Wingfield’s drug store. P. F. LAOY, Watchmaker oho Jeweler, -Dealer in Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Optical Goods and Sowing Machines. PKB-COTT, - AKK. Itepalrlnif promptly mid neatly dene, on «li«rt noli.i . ;r lioifoni pric. ■». All work Kiinnint^ed. npilt r - n « .*Im .1 by mail. < |*ui«l for old fold Mud idlver. rail at tin- l»io Lewi* old etand. \V L Gained. J W Gainei V. L. Gaines & Sen, BOOTS SHOEMAKER YVKST MAIN STKKKT, PRKSCOTT, - ARK. D. P. HODGES, WATCHMAKE R & JEWELER, PRESCOTT. - - - - ARK. Repairing of watches, clocks nnd jewelry linin' iii work manlike style, anil with di» patch. Will also repair sewing muchiiif* , Work guaranteed Hrst-class. I keep on liaiiil, for >ale, watches, cloekt anil all kinds of sewing machine needle* Money saved by calling on me. ifxHT 1‘laee of business, W. H. Daniel’s old stand. West Main street. A. MONSOir, Manufacturer’s Local Agent. SPECIALTIES: Organs, Pianos, Books, Novelties, -Ami all kinds of-— Musical Instruments, Sewing Machines ant) Supplies, School and Church Furniture and Supplies. Marble Monuments, Tomb Stonw, Ktc., Etc. PRESCOTT. ARK. 0. R. F. WHITTEN, ■ -'I K .'la iV'ii J. - Wo oil Sc Blacksmith Shop PF.SCOTT, ARK. W ill do till kilt'!' <d \\<>ik in wood and iron mail til'ni taring u«« -1. .( thi ... « ; j.ui aUo j'liorul rr pairing. IIoi m di >< t. *. j,trial‘v. Il.tU' lioMllI) • li' II | U<o.| and Idiwk niUlt and ln\- a •*,»,! 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