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CONCLUSION

Our several duties can best be performed and best results obtained when there is a spirit of harmony and cordial co-operation between the executive and legislative departments of the State. It is my purpose to strive earnestly for such relations and for their unbroken maintenance. During your deliberations I shall at all times be ready to give you such information as it may be in my power to give and I extend to each member a cordial invitation to call upon me at all times to confer about any matters in which he or the people of the State may be interested. To each member I also extend the assurance of my hearty good will and bespeak for myself your aid, counsel and co-operation.

THOS. E. KILBY,

Governor.

GENERAL LAWS

No. 1.)

(H. 1-Green of Dallas.

AN ACT

To fix and prescribe the salary of the governor of Alabama and the manner

of paying the same.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama: That from and after the passage of this act the salary of the governor of Alabama shall be seventy-five hundred dollars per annum, payable monthly by warrant of the State auditor.

Sec. 2. That all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this act be and they are hereby repealed.

Approved January 18, 1919.

No. 2.)

(H. J. R. 6—Green.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION

Ratifying a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States of

America.

Ratifying a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.

Whereas, Both houses of the sixty-fifth Congress of the United States of America, by a constitutional majority of twothirds thereof, made the following proposition to amend the Constitution of the United States of America, in the following words, to-wit:

Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

1. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each house concurring therein), That the following amendment to the Constitution be, and hereby is, proposed to the states to become valid as a part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of the several states as provided by the Constitution:

“ARTICLE="Section 1. After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxi

cating liquors. within the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited.

"Sec. 2. The Congress and the several states shall have concurrent power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

“Sec. 3. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of the several states, as provided by the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the states by the Congress.”

Therefore, Be it resolved by the Legislature of the State of Alabama:

Section 1. That the said proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America be, and the same is hereby, ratified by the Legislature of the State of Alabama.

Sec. 2. That certified copies of this preamble and joint resolution be forwarded by the governor of this State to the Secretary of State at Washington, to the presiding officer of the United States Senate, and to the speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States.

Adopted by the House January 15, 1919.
Adopted by the Senate January 14, 1919.

No. 3.)

(S. 5—Mr. Gunter.

AN ACT

To amend an act entitled, “An act to fix the compensation of circuit judges,

circuit solicitors and assistant solicitors in all circuits of the State of Alabama which circuits are composed of only one county and having two or more judges or which circuits may hereafter have two or more judges and to provide that a portion of such salaries be paid out of the county treasury of the counties constituting the respective circuits,” by amending the title of said act, and by adding thereto an additional section.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama: That the title of an act entitled, “An act to fix the compensation of circuit judges, circuit solicitors and assistant solicitors in all circuits of the State of Alabama which circuits are composed of only one county and having two or more judges, or which circuits may hereafter have two or more judges and to provide that a portion of such salaries be paid out of the county treasury of the counties constituting the respective circuits,” be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

An act to fix the compensation of circuit judges, circuit solicitors and assistant solicitors in all circuits of the State of Alabama which are composed of only one county and having two or more judges, and in circuits having, or which may here

after have, two or more judges, and to provide that a portion of such salaries be paid out of the county treasury of the counties constituting the respective circuits. Be it further enacted by the Legislature of Alabama: That said act be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto section four and one-half (41,) as follows:

Section 41/2. That in all circuits of the State of Alabama composed of four (4) counties which now have or which may hereafter have two or more judges, each of the said judges shall receive a salary of forty-five hundred ($4,500) dollars per annum, three thousand ($3,000) dollars of the salary of each of the said judges shall be paid out of the State treasury in the manner now, or hereafter provided by law, and fifteen hundred ($1,500) dollars of the salary of each of such judges shall be paid out of the county treasury of the counties constituting said circuits, each county of such circuit to pay its pro rata of such salary based upon the assessed taxed valuation of all property of such county for the preceding year, and payable in twelve (12) equal monthly instalments upon the warrants of the presidents of the boards of revenue or county commissioners of such counties. "That in such circuits the circuit solicitor shall receive a salary of four thousand two hundred ($4,200.00) dollars per annum, two thousand four hundred ($2,400.00) dollars of which salary shall be paid out of the State treasury in the mannner now or hereafter provided by law, and one thousand eight hundred ($1,800.00) dollars of which salary shall be paid out of the county treasury of the counties constituting such circuit, in twelve equal monthly instalments upon the warrants of the president of the board of revenue of such counties in the same manner as the judges' salaries are paid.”

Approved January 18, 1919.

No. 4.)

(S. J. R. 16-Smith of Lawrence

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

Resolved by the Senate, the House concurring, that the Legislature of Alabama hereby endorses the fourteen points of peace promulgated by President Wilson as the basis for a permanent and just world peace. Resolved further, that a copy of this resolution be transmitted by the presiding officer of the Senate and the House of Representatives to the acting secretary of State at Washington, with the request that the president be advised in reference to the endorsement of his peace program by the Legislature of Alabama.

Adopted by the Senate January 18, 1919.

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