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I ❖ ♦ ❖ ❖ Constitution of the State of Idaho . Article VI. Section 3. No person is permitted to vote, serve as a juror, or hold * is a bigamist or polygamist, or is living in what is known as a patriarchal, plural or celestial marriage, or in violation of any law of this State, or of the United States, forbidding any such crime; or who, in any manner, teaches, advises, counsels, aids, or encourages any person to enter into bigamy, polygamy, or such patriarchal, plural, or celes tial marriage, or to live in violation of any such law, or to commit any such crime ; or who is a member of or contributes to the support, aid, or encour agement of any order, organization, association, corporation or society, which teaches, advises, counsels, encourages or aids any person to enter into bigamy, polygamy, or such patriarchal or plural marriage, or which teaches or advises that the laws of this State prescribing rules of civil conduct, are not the su preme law of the State; * * * Section 4. The Legislature may prescribe qualifications, limitations, and conditions for the right of suffrage additional to those prescribed in this article, but shall never annul any of the provisions in this article contained. •> # * ❖ ❖ ❖ * ❖ ❖ * ? ❖ any civil office who * * ❖ ❖ * ❖ ❖ 2 ❖ I ❖ ❖ * ❖ ❖ ? ❖ ❖ ❖ ♦ * ! ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ i * ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ I ❖ ❖ * ❖ ♦ ! ❖ ❖ ❖ I ❖ ❖ ❖ President Hyde's Statement. * t ♦> ♦ ❖ William A. Hyde, president of a Mormon Stake of Zion of Idaho, has * * ❖ * ! * declared : ❖ ❖ As to the attitude of the church, it is sufficient to say that polygamy is under its ban as thoroughly as the law of the church can pronounce it; and all members who violate its regulations, in addition to being liable to civil law, will be subject to the severest penalties that the church can inflict. ❖ ❖ ❖ * * i * ❖ * $ ❖ CHALLENGED BY THE SCIMITAR. Whereupon The Scimitar promulgated this challenge to President Hyde: The Scimitar calls upon this ecclesiast to cite one instance where the church has ever disfellowshipped any man for polygamy or polygamous living ; to cite any case where penalties have been inflicted by the church upon polyga mists for their crime; and in default of any proof of his silly assertion, The Scimitar calls the attention of the people of Idaho and the Nation to the base falsehood with which this ecclesiast is covering the criminality and the political infamy of his church in his State." ❖ * ♦ ❖ ♦ * * ? * I ♦ NO ANSWER. President Hyde has not yet made answer to the challenge uttered by The Scimitar. ********♦***♦*****+ ♦ ♦ ♦ * ❖ ! ❖ ♦ ! ❖ ❖