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f Itli CITIZHX, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 1000.
pnOPOHED AMENDMENTS Tf T '.
-1- CONSTITUTION Sfl:vrr '''" ''
THE CITIZENS OV THIS CVMMf'v
VEAI.TH FOR THE1U Al'I'HOWl.
KEJECTION. I1Y THE GENnrtAI. . -SEMUI.Y
OF THE COMMONWEAL:
OF PENNSYLVANIA. MTi
lished by nnn :u or the m ;: -
TAHY OF THE COMMONWEALTH I'
PUHSt'ANCE OF AP.Tn'I.E XVI 1 1 tl
the constitpti' v.
a joint i:i:soliti-n
Propositi!? nmctidmcnts t.i frla'in ck-'.i
and twenty-one of mticle fo-.tt. wotl""
cloven nnil twelve of article five, f c
tlons two, three, ami fourteen of nrtirl.
elKht, section ono of article twilve. n'v"
sections two rind seven of nrtl '" f" i
teon, of the Constitution of I'enii-'
vnnln. nnd providing n sehrdi le f .
rnrrylnff the amendments Into effe. t.
Section 1. Ho It resolved liy the . i
and House of ncprtwentatlvot of tin
Commonwealth of I'ennsylvanla In (!. n
ernl Assembly met. That the. follow
arc proposed na nmeudmcnts to the Vn-
stltut on of the Commonwealtn ot l
and civil causes, with Jurisdiction not
xceedlng one hundred dollnrs; such
courts shall be held by magistrates whose
term of ofllce shall be tlvo years and
they shall be elected on General ticket
by the qualllled voters at law: nnd in
the election of the said magistrates no
voter shall vote for more than two-thirds
of tho number of persons to bo elected
when more than ono nro to t.n chosen;
they shall bo compensated only by llxed
i salaries, to be paid by said county; and
shall exercise such Jurisdiction, civil anu
criminal, except ns herein provided, as
Is now exercised by aldermen, subject to
uch changes, not involving an Increase
of civil Jurisdiction or confeiilug political
duties, as may be made by law. In Phila
delphia the oillce of nlderman is abol
ished," so ns to rend as follows:
In Philadelphia there shall be estab
lished, for each thirty thousand Inhabit
ants, ono court, not of tecord, of pollen
and civil causes, with Jurisdiction not
exceeding one hundred dollars: such
courts shall be held by magistrate. whose
term of oillce shall bo six years, and they
In th year one th. ' !-'
nnd ehsven nnd cvi, f . i '.
after; nnd In the elect on f k i
each qualified elect. . . '...:! ;
more than two percMi'-. mil . i.
persons having the lug! t si . . . i
votes shall be elected; an ca tin .i. i.i
In the oi'leo ot county torn. .
county auditor shall be flld b r
of common pleas of the touniy 1 i
sucli vacancy shall oc ur. by tti-- rp' mi; t
mcnt ot an elector of the piop' r
who shall have voted for t.io .-,.,
sloner or auditor whose place Is to in
Schedule for this Amendm'iits
Section 12. That no Inconvenience irrr
arise from the changes In the Con"
We all know Just what happens
To man In a canoe
With a sweet girl whose Hps are pursed
And coax a kiss or two.
But what will happen to the duck,
The ardent wooing swain,
Who makes a Jump to kiss a filrl
Up In an aeroplane?
Mortimer Lewis In Houston Post.
Tho hammock is just beginning to
pet Interesting to those who whisper
sweet little nothings till tho edge of
tlon of the Commonwealth, and in onlei llawil. rouphk.eepf.ie Star,
to carry the same Into complete opera-
sylvanla, In accordance with the provl- 1 shall bo elected on general ticket at the
slons of tho eighteenth article thereof - municipal election, by the iiuallllcd
Amendment One To Article Four, Sc- , voters at lnrge; and In the election of
tlon Eight. the said magistrates no voter snan voio
Section 2. Amend section eight of nrilel" I for more than two-thirds of tho number
four of the Constitution of Pennsylvania, j of persons to bo elected when more than
which reads ns follows: I one are to be chosen; they shall be com-
"lie shnll nominate nnd. bv and with ' Densated only by fixed salaries, to bo
the advice and consent of two-thirds ot
all the members of tho Senate, appoint
a Secretary of the Commonwealth and
an Attorney General during pleasure. 11
Superintendent of Public Instruction for
four years, and such other officers of
the Commonwealth ns he is or may be
authorized by the Constitution or by
law to appoint; he shall have power to
fill all vacancies that may happen, In of
fices to which he may appoint, during
the recess of the Senate, by granting
commissions which shnll expire at the
end of their next session; he shall have
power to fill any vacancy that may bap
pen, during the recess of the Senate, In
the office of Auditor General, State
Treasurer, Secretary of Internal Affairs
or Superintendent of Public Instruction,
in a Judlclul office, or In any other clcc
tlve office which he Is or may be au
thorized to fill; if the vacancy shall hap
pen during the session of the Senate,
the Governor shall nominate to the Sen
ate, before their final adjournment, r
proper person to fill said vacancy; but
in any such case of vacancy. In an elec
tive office, a person shnll be chosen ti
mid office at the next general election
vnless the vacancy nhall happen withlr
three calendar months Immediately pre
tedlng such election, In which case thi
election for said office shnll be held
the second succeeding general leet.er
In acting on executive nominations tie
Senate shall sit with open doors, and. li
confirming or rejecting the nomlnat'nm
of the Governor, tho vote shnll be taker
by yeas and nays, and shall be entered o:
the' Journal," so ns to read as follow
He shnll nominate und. by and with
tho advice and consent of two-thirds of
all the members of the Senate, appoint
a Secretary of the Commonwealth an1
an Attorney General during pleasure, e
Superintendent of Public Instruction f !
four yenrs, and such other officers of th
paid by said county; and shall exercise
such Jurisdiction, civil and criminal, ex
cept as herein provided, ns ts now ex-
tlon, it is hereby declared that
In tho case of officers elected by th
people, all terms of oillco fixed by a"t n
Assembly nt an odd number of ear-
shall each be lengthened one year, bet
the Legislature may change the lengt
of tho term, provided the terms for which
such officers are elected shall always be
for an even number of years.
Tho above extension of official tenr -shall
not affect officers elected at t'n
general election of one thousand nlm
hundred and eight; nor any city, ward,
borough, township, or election division
officers, whoso terms of office, under ex
isting law, end In the year one thousand
nine hundred and ten.
In the year one thousand nine Hundred
Come on, Doys.
Tho airships have been tried when tho
weather was good,
When Nature was In her best form.
But what wo would llko is a different
And see them tried out In a storm.
Knlckor Do people hang on his
Boekcr As though they were car
Btraps. New York Sun.
The Giant Event of the Season's End
Every Passing Season finds our Stock Hroken in everyldepartiuent. Small
lots are bound to accumulate here and therein n busy ttoro like ours. We never
have and never will carry over goods from one season to another, no indeed, Sir,
the policv of thw house demands that the wenrableslhero mentioned leaves us
when Hie season does, so to this end we go through all departments and clip
down the prices unmindful ot the cost to us. ,1uly is not a time for prollts.
Here following we mean to speak in deeds of many saving opportunities not in
words galore; so if that means anything to yon read on
STItAUSK UUOS. Cl.OTHKS ALTj
$15 Suits now $10
$18 Suits now $l:i
$20 Suits now $15
$25 Suits now $18
IjANUAX ItltAXl) CLOTHES ALL
$10 Suits now $7
$0 Suits now $0
$8 Suits now $5
$7 Suits now $1
erclscd by aldermen, subject to such j aml tcn the municipal election shall be 1
nem on tne tniru ruesuay 01 .teurunry.
changes, not involving an Increase of
civil Jurisdiction or conferring political
duties, as may be made by law. In Phila
delphia the office of alderman is abol
Amendment Five To Article Eight, Sec
Section C. Amend section two of article
eight, which reads as follows:
"The general election shall be held an
nually on the Tuesday next following tho
first Monday of November, but the Gen
eral Assembly may by law fix a different
day. two-thirds of all tho members of
each House consenting thereto," so as to
The general election shall be held bi
ennially on the Tuesday next following
the first Monday of November in each
even-numbered year, but the General As
sembly may by law fix a different day,
two-thirds of all the members of each
House, consenting thereto: Provided,
That such election shall always be held
in an even-numbered year.
Amendment Six To Article Eight, Sec
Section 7. Amend section three of article
ight, which reads ns follows:
"All elections for city, ward, borough
and township officers, for regular terms I
of service, shall be held on the third I
Tuesday of February," so as to read: I
All Judges elected by tho electors of the
State at largo may be elected at either 1
a general or municipal election, as clr-1
cumstnnces may require. All elections 1
for Judges of tho courts for tho several
Judicial districts, and for county, city,
ward, borough, and townsnip oiuccrs lor
shall be iicui
regular terms of service,
on the municipal election day: namely,
the Ttiesdav next following the first Mon-
Commonwealth as he Is or may be an day of November in ench odd-numbered
thoiizcd bv the Constitution or by law 1 year, but tho General Assembly may by
to appoint'; he shall liavo power to fill law fix a different day, two-thirds of all
all vacancies that tnav happen, in offices I tho members of each House consenting
to which be mnv appoint, during the n- ' thereto: Provided. That such election
cess of the Senate, by granting cnmmls- shall always be held In an odd-numbered
sions which shall expiro nt the end ot year.
their next session; he shall have1 pow-1 ' Amendment Seven To Article Eight, See
to till any vacancy that may hnpp 1 tlon Fourteen,
during the recess of tho Senate, In th'" Section S. Amend section fourteen ot
office of Auditor General, State Trca- I artiflo eight, widen reads ns follows:
as heretofore; but all officers chosen nt '
that election to an office the regular term I
of which Is two years, and also all elec- ,
tlon officers and assessors chosen at that
election, shall serve until tne first Mon- !
day of December In the year one thou
sand nine hundred and eleven .All offi- 1
cers chosen nt that election to dTflces the
term of which is now four years, or Is
made four years by the operation of
these amendments or this schedule, shall 1
serve until the first Monday of December I
In the year one thousand nine hundred 1
and thirteen. All Justices of the peace, j
magistrates, and aldermen, chosen at that .
election, shall serve until the first Mon
day of December in the year one thou-1
sand nine hundred and fifteen. After the 1
year nineteen hundred and ten, and until .
the Legislature shall otherwise provide,
all terms of city, ward, borough, town-
ship, and election division officers shall
begin on the first Monday of December :
in an odd-numbered year. I
All city, ward, bVrough, and township
officers holding office at tho date of tht
approval of these amendments, whose
terms of office may end in the year one
thousand nine hundred and eleven, shall
continue to hold their offices until the ,
first Monday of December of that year. j
All judges of the courts for the sev
eral Judicial districts, and also all county '
officers, holding office at the date of tho
approval of these amendments, whose '
terms of office may end in the year one
thousand nine hundred and eleven, shall '
continue to hold their offices until thi ,
first Monday of Jnnuary, one thousand
nine hundred and twelve.
A true copv of the Joint Resolution.
Secretary of the Commonwealth
Full many resorts may 'promise fun
For e'en a vacation short,
But not to tho hopelessly "busted" one
Who's down to his last resort.
Kansas City Times.
If you ADVERTISE in
THIS PAPER. It will
LOOK GOOD to you.
Try it out NOW.
UHILDHKXK' CLOTHES ALL
$5 Suits ' now $:$.50
$1 Suits now $2.75
$3.50 Suits now 2.25
$3.00 Suits now $2.00
BOYS' WASH SUITS ALL SIZES.
50c, 75c., to $1.00 Worth Double
MEN'S DRESS SHIRTS ALL
Eclipse sltfrts, high grade ln every
respects. Coat cut, cults attached:
$1.50 value at $1.00
$1.00 value nt 70c.
TRUNKS AND DRESS SUIT CASES
AT HALF PRICE.
Underwear at Reduced Prices.
Remember the Place--a Full Line of Everything.
urer, Secretary or internal Aiinirs o
Superintendent ot Public Instruction, in
a Judicial office, or In any other elective
office which he is or may ho authorized
to fill; It tho vacancy shall happen dur
ing the session of tho Senate, the Gov
ernor shall nominate to the Senate, he
fore their final adjournment, a prope,
person to fill said vacancy; but in any
such case of vacancy, in an elective of
fice, 1 person shall bo chosen to said of
fice on the next flection day appropriate
to such office, according to the provision
of this Constitution, unless the vacancy
shall hnpp.n within two calendar months
immediately preceding such election day.
in which ease tho election for said offler
shall be held on tho second succeedlni!
election day appropriate to such office
In aetinft on executive nominations th.
Senate shall sit with open doors, and. In
confirming or rejectlnK the nomination'
of the CSovcrnor. the vote shall be takm
by yeas nnd nays, and shall be entered
on the jou1n.1l,
Amendment Two To Article Four, Sec-
, tion Twenty-one.
' Section 3. Amend section twenty-one ol
article four, which reads ns follows:
"The term of the Secretary of Internal
Affairs shall be four years; of the Audi
tor General three years; and of the Stat
Treasurer two years. These officers shall
be chosen by tho qualllled electors of the
State at peneral elections. No person
elected to the office ot Auditor General
or State Treasurer shall be capable ot
holdlns the same office for two consecu-ti-o
terms," so as to read:
The terms of the Secretary of Internal
Affairs, tho Auditor General, and the
State Treasurer shall each be four years:
and they shall bo chosen by the qualified
electors of the Stato at general elections:
but a State Treasurer, elected in the year
ono thousand nine hundred and nine,
shall serve for three years, and hip suc
cessors shall be elected at the scneral
election in the year one thousand nine
hundred and twelve, and in every fourth
year thereafter. No person elected to the
office of Auditor General or State Treas
urer shall be capable of holding the
same office for two consecutive terms.
Amendment Three To Article Five, Sec
Section 4. Amend section eleven of ar
ticle five, which reads as follows:
"Except as otherwise provided In this
Constitution, Justices of the peace or ai
dermen shall be elected in the several
wards, districts, boroughs and townships
at tho time of the election of constables,
by the qualified electors thereof, in such
manner as shnll be directed by law, nnd
shall be commissioned by the Governor
for a term of five years. No township,
ward, district or borough shall elect more
than two Justices of tho peace or alder
men without the consent of a majority
of the qualified electors within such town
ship, ward or borough; no person shall
bo elected to such office unless he shall
have resided within the township, borough
ward or district for one year next preced
ing his election. In cltlc3 containing over
fifty thousand Inhabitants, not moro than
ono alderman shall be elected In each
ward or district." so ns to read:
Except as otherwise provided In this 1
Constitution, justices of the pcaco or I
aldermen sh:! bo elected In tho several
wards, districts, boroughs or townships, 1
by tho qualllled electors thereof, at th" I
municipal election, in such manner ns I
shall bo directed by law, and shall be
commissioned by tho Governor for n !
term of hlx years. No township, ward, 1
district or borough shall elect more than
two Justices of the peace or aldermen
without the consent of a majority of the
qualllled electors within aich township,
ward or borough; no person shall bo
elected to such office unless he ihall have
resided within tho township, borough,
ward or district for one year next pre
ceding his election, In cities containing
over fifty thousand Inhabitants, not more
than one alderman shall ho elected in
each ward or district.
Amendment Four To Article Five, Sec
Section 5. Amend section twelve of artl
els live of the Constltuton, which reads
"In rhtlT'"lphl'i tlvro shall be est-il -llshed,
''! '.iih ihlrty thousand iiui.il.it
om one court, not of record, ot pollco
District election boards shall consist of 1
a Judge nnd two Inspectors, who shal I
be chosen annually by the citizens. Each I
elector shall have the right to vote for the i
Judge and one inspector, and each inspect-1
or shnll appoint one clerk. The first elec
tion board for any new district shall be ,
selected, and vacancies in election boards
filled, as shall be provided by law. Elec-:
tlon officers shall bo privileged from ar
rest upon days of election, and while en
gaged in mautfig up nnd transmitting re
turns, except upon warrant of a court
of record or judge thereof, for an elec
tion fraud, for felony, or for wantor
breach of the peace. In cities they may
claim exemption from jury duty during
tb-lr terms of service." so as to read:
District election boards shall consist ol
a Judge nnd two Inspectors, who shall bo
chosen biennially, by Hie citizens at mt
municipal election; but the General As
sembly may n quire said boards to bo
appointed In such manner as it may by
law provide. Laws regulating the ap
pointment of said boards may bo enacted
to apply to cities only: t'rovuiea, inat
Jones read a tlve foot bookshelf held
An ample s-Mi-o of Gaining,
So started in to carpenter,
Willi thirst for knowledge burning.
He purchased hummer, saw and plane,
Ot paint made. 11 seleelion.
And then benan to make the shelf
liy liiigazlmi direction.
tlo smashed ei(,IU lingers and two thuinbn
And no. uly planed his no:-o off.
lie scattered fourteen quarts of paint
And almost nuvul his toes off.
He now In in the hospital
The doetois say ho may get well
He has an education.
-Mel.niidbmgh Wilson in Now York
1b B'O.B I
The Era of New Mixed Paints !
This vear opeiio witn a deluge of new mixed paints. A con
dition In ought about by our enterprising dealers to get some kind
ol a mixed paint that Avould supplant CHILTOX'S MIXED
PA1XTS. Their compounds, being new and heavily advertised,
mav find a sale with the unwary.
THE ONLY PLACE IX 1JOXESDALE
authorized to liA.vniiE
CHILTON'S MIXED PAINTS
Is JADWiN'S PHARMACY.
MolluT Insl run upstairs. Tommy,
nml feti h Irtliy's nl?liiovn.
Tommy Don't want to.
Mother (Hi. well, ii' you're Rolm; to
lie unkind to your new little sister
slie'll put on 1 1 or wlims and fly liael:
Tommy Then let Iier imt on lier
WHEX THE EXUIXE COMES
s no time to be renri'ttinp your neglect
to get injured. A little ?are beforeliar.d
is woitli more than any amount ol re-giet.
There are reasons for the pre-eminence of CHILTON PAINTS'
1st -No one can mix abetter mixed paint.
J'l The painters declare that it works easily and has won
derful covering qualities.
Mil Chilton stands back of it, and will agree to repaint, at his
own expense, every surface painted with Chilton Paint that
pn vps defective.
4th Those who have used it are perfectly satisfied witl.it.
and recommend its uso to others.
wiiifis and fetch lief nlpjht gown. Tech-
such laws be uniform' for cities ot thcilii' al YVol'IO.
same class. Ench elector shall have the .
Da Becga Man.
Da bcepa r.i.vi I liUo for shave.
lie always tak' my chair.
He s-oiu' lam spreunga jolce weeth me
W'en 1 cut htesa hair.
He say. "I got no mueha hair,"
Weethout da smile or laugh.
"Yo have no right for charga me,"
He say, "but justa half."
I know he maka Joko weeth me,
So w'en ho come, for shave
1 have a gooda one for heem,
One lol.a v.-'at 1 save.
I say to licem: "You' face so beeg,
Can't 1 hive for sama price.
Eet tak' m longa lime, for do,
1 ha.e "! eliarga twice."
VI. The Keen Clothing Dealer
richt to vote for tho Judge and ono In
spector, and each Inspector shall appoint
one clerk. Tho first election board foi
any new district shall bo selected, and
vacancies in election boards filled, as 1
shall be provided by law. Election offi
cers shall be privileged from arrest upon
days of election, and while engaged In '
making up and transmitting returns, ex
cept upon warrant of a court of record,
or judge thereof, for an election fraud,
for felony, or for wnnton breach of the
peace. In cities they may claim exemp
tion from jury duty during their terms ot 1
Amendment Eight To Article Twelve,
Section 9. Amend section one, article I
twelve, which reads as follows: !
"All officers, whose selection is not pro-,
vldcd for in this Constitution, shall Te ' TWIT VAlIfN A T
elected or appointed as may bo directed, OH- it if fV L 1 OH &
Dy jaw, so as 10 reau;
All officers, whose selection is not pro
vided for in this Constitution, shall be
elected or appointed as may be directed
by law: Provided, That elections of State
officers shall be held on a general election
day, and elections of local officers shnll
be held on a municipal election day, ex
cept when, in either case, special elections
may be required to fill unexpired terms.
Amendment Nine To Article Fourteen.
Section 10. Amend section two of article
fourteen, which reads as follows: ,
"County officers shall bo elected at tho ;
general elections nnd shall hold their
offices for tho term of three yenrs, be-1
ginning on tho first Monday of January
next after their election, and until their
successors shall be duly qualified; all
vacancies not otherwise provided for,
shall bo filled in such manner us may bo '
provided by law," so as to read:
County officers shall bo elected at the
municipal elections and shall hold their 1
offices for tho term of four years, be
ginning on tho first Monday of January
next after their election, and until thch
successors shall bo duly qualified; all
vacancies not otherwise provided for
shall be filled In such manner as may be
provided by iaw.
Amendment Ten To Article Fourteen
Section 11. Amend section seven, artlclt
fourteen, which rends ns follows:
"Three county commissioners and three
county auditors shall be elected In each
county where such officers are chosen, Ir.
tho year one thousand eight hundred ana
sevontv-fivo and every third year there
after; and In tha election of said office! 9
each qualllled elector shall vote for no
moro than two persons, nnd the three
persons having tho highest number ot
votes shall be elected; any casual vacancy
In tho offieo of county commissioner 01
KRAFT & CONGER,
General Insurance Agents
HERE'S THE PROPOSITION.
,V Limited Accident Insurance Polio
forflOOO Good for OXU YKA 1!.
Holmes Memorial, St. Rose Cemetery,
Designed and built by
with every box of 6 pairs of our Insured Hose fo r $1.50.
The Insurance Policy
Is in TIIK SOUTH AMEUIUAN ACCIDENT
INtfrUANCE CO. of Chicago. A company
who have been in business for 23 years, and
have a surplus and assets of over $G'J5,000.00.
THE POLICY PAYS AS FOLLOWS:
For Loss of Life $1,000.00
For Loss of both Eyes 1,000.00
For Loss of both Hands 1,000.00
For Loss of both Feet 1,000.00
For Loss of One Hand and
One Foot 1,000.00
For Loss of One Hand 250.00
For Loss of One Foot 250.00
For Loss of One Eye 100.00
Seven and oO-lOO Dollars per week for 0 weeks
as per policv in case of accident.
is a Two Thread Combed Egyptian Ueinforced.
Heel and Toe All Value.
Retails for $1.50 a box of 6 pairs.
Come in Hlack and Tan. Sold with a Sis Months' Guarantee on Every Pair.
See Window Display al
L. A HeSferich's.
'"PHIS ia tho clothing dealer who
To the hardware store and freely spent
On advertissd bargains the very bill
Ho got from tho furnituro dealer's till, I
Whero it went when the dry goods '
merchant bought !
tho ofileo of county commissioner ot . d ,d with tho bi that tha butcher
county auditor snau ue nueu, Dy me .
rnnrt nf nnnimnn n ens or ino countv in '
which such vacancy shnll occur, by tho
appointment of nn elector of tho proper
county who shall have voted for tho
commissioner or nuditor vhos plnee I
to he fiiV.l." va UH to iv-nd:
Viiei m'uiity rnmmlloners nnd thro
county lunlltnra shall ho elected In enei.
countv whero such officers uro chosen
From tho grocer who had sottloment
With tho money tho honest workman
P. S The local dealer who's up to snuff
(Fill always advertise his stuff.
Wti have the -int of tooth bruMies that are
made to tlmrouyhly cleyiifu and fcavu the
They are the kind that clean teeth without
leavhiu vmr numtli lull of hrlstles.
We recommend lho'o cotlns 23 cents or
iniiiv. us we can L'linraiitee Iheni und will re-
iilaie, free, any that Miow delects ot niiiliu-
iiieiuro wiuiiii wiicu iiiuiiins,
O. T. CHAHBERS,
Upp.ll. & II. Station.
DO MOT FAIL TO BEAD THE FOLLOWING
If yon desire to buy pmo whiskey, look at tho end of tho bimel before
nmkliiK .vol'!' l"'1 Hum'. There you Mill Und tho date of inspection which
is n sure jumnnty ns to nsc All straight whiskeys nro inspected by
CJoverninent ollltlnls, and taxed nceordinji to proof, lilemlcd and com
pound hMceys nro made from straight whiskeys.
PAUL E. McGRANAGHAN,
Wholesale Dealer in
W!MES ar.i LIQUORS, 557 Vein St., Honesda!e, Pn.,
I125 r. larye U. r.tlty of the best Straight Whiskeys for salo at his estah-llshne-'iH.
Also Mendel Whiskeys, Foreign and Domestic Wines,
p.nd t-ottled B.'er by tits case cr dozen.