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and may be prosecuted as provided by law. And all crimes and misdemeanors, and penal actions, shall be prosecuted, tried, and punished as though no change had taken place, until otherwise provided by law.

Sec. 5. All officers, civil and military, now holding any office or appointment, shall continue to hold their respective offices, unless removed by competent authority, until superseded under the laws now in force, or under this Constitution.

SEC. 6. It shall be the duty of the Legislature, at its first session after the adoption of this Constitution, to adapt the present laws to the provisions of this Constitution.

SEC. 7. Any territory attached, or that may be attached to any county for judicial purposes, if not otherwise represented, shall be considered as forming a part of such county, 80 far as regards elections for the purpose of representation.

TAXATION OF THE LIQUOR TRAFFIC.

[TO BE SEPARATELY SUBMITTED.] At the election when this amended Constitution shall be submitted to the electors of this State for adoption or rejection, there shall be submitted to such electors the following proposition, to be added, in case of its adoption, to Section 47 of Article IV., in the present Constitution of this State, as it now stands, and to Section 36 of Article IV. in said amended Constitution, if the latter is adopted, viz.:

An annual tax of two hundred dollars is imposed upon the traffic in intoxicating liquors, to be paid by every person or firm who sball carry on or be engaged in the business of selling or disposing of such liquors otherwise than for medi. cinal, chemical and mechanical purposes, for each place where such business is carried on by such person or firm. Said tax shall be paid into the treasury of the proper township, city, or village, and be applied by the proper authorities to the support of the poor therein, so far as may be necessary, and the residue appropriated as the legislature shall provide. The sale, or other disposition of such liquors, to minors, persons under guardianship, insane, and idiotic persons, paupers, and common drunkards, is wholly prohibited. Every person who shall carry on or engage in the business, or traffic taxed as aforesaid in this section, without having first paid the tax imposed, or otherwise violate any provision of this section, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction, be punished by fine or imprisonment, or both, as may be prescribed by law, and every sale until the tax is paid shall subject the party to such penalty; and all necessary laws shall be passed to enforce the provisions of this section. The Legislature may further regulate and restrict the sale and other disposition of intoxicating liquors; and may increase the annual tax upon said traffic in any locality.

Said proposition shall be separately submitted to the electors of this State for their adoption or rejection, in form following, to wit:

A separate ballot may be given by every person having the right to vote, to be deposited in a separate box.

Upon the ballots given for said proposition, shall be written, printed, or partly written, or partly printed, the words, “Restriction and taxation of the liquor traffic—Yes;" and upon the ballots given against the adoption thereof in like manner the words, "Restriction and taxation of the liquor traffic-No."

If at said election a majority of the votes given upon said proposition shall contain the words “ Restriction and taxation of the liquor traffic-Yes," then said proposition shall be added to Section 47 in Article IV. of the present Constitution, and to Section 36 in Article IV. of said amended Constitution, if the latter is adopted.

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INDEX

TO THE

PROPOSED CONSTITUTION.

A.

ART.

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Accusation, right to be informed of the...

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Acquittal apon merit, no person after, to be tried for same
offense...

II
Act, emergency requiring immediate effect of, to be stated in... IV
6 when revised to be re-enacted...

IV
Acts, public, when to take effect.

IV
Adjourn, less than a quorum may, from day to day.

IV
Adjournment, without concurrent action, limited to three daye. IV
Adjastments of claims by supervisors and couniy auditors
subject to no appeal.

X
Aliens, resident, property rights of.

II
Alteration of circuit not to remove a judge from ofice...... VI
Amendment and revision of the constitution, article on.... XVIII
Appeilate jurisdiction of supreme court, limitation of...

VI
Appointment, provisional, during the pending of an im-
peachment trial...

XII
Appropriations, no money to be paid except in pursuance of... XIV

upon condition for university, to be applied
as conditioned...

XIII
Arms, right to bear, secured.

II
Arrest, legislators, when exempt from

IV
Assemble, right to, sccured...

II
Assessments to be on property at its cash value.

XIV
Attainder, bill of, passage of, forbidden

II
Attendance, less than a quorum may compel.

IV
Attorney-gencral to be elected or appointed...

VIII

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Bill-holders preferred creditors of insolvent banks.
Bills, bank, how secured...
Bills may originate in either house..
Board of agricultural college, duties of to be prescribed by

law..

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Board of regents to have supervision and control of the uni.

versity..
Board of state auditors, how constituted...
Board of state canvassers, how constituted

when determination of, is contested
Board of supervisors, cities and villages to be represented on..

how constituted

powers of, limited.
Boundaries of the state...
Bailable before conviction, all persons...
Bail, excessive, probibited...
Ballot, all elections by, except of certain township officers.....
Banking law, no general, to have effect till approved by a

majority of electors at general election....
Banks, stockholders of, to be individually liable....
Barring claims, the legislature to provide for...

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Census, legislature to provide for taking -

IV
Chaplain may be autborized for the state prison.

IV
Charters of cities and villages may be amended...

X
Charters of incorporation to continue..

Sched.
Circait court, terms of...

VI
vacancy in, how filled.

VI
Circuit courts, appellate jurisdiction of....

VI
limited...

VI
judges of, to bold terms for each other.

VI
original jurisdiction of....

VI
to appoint circuit court commissioners.

VI
to have power to issue writs.....

VI
supervisory control of inferior tribunals VI
Circuit judges to fill vacancies in office of county elerk and
prosecuting attorney..

VI
Circuit judge, when he removes from his circuit vacates his
office...

VỊ
Cities and villages, provisions in regard to....

X
Cities to be incorporated under general laws..

X
City indebtedness, limitation of...

X
City officers, election of.......

X
City, when eligible to county organization..

X
Claims against counties, how adjusted...

X
Clerk of county to be clerk of circuit court..

VI
Commissions, by whom signed and countersigned..
to be in the name of the people.....

V
to be sealed with the great seal...

V
Compensation, extra, not to be granted in certain cases.

IV
Competing lines of railroad not to consolidate....

XI
Consolidation of railroad companies, notice required

XI
Constitutional commission authorized.

XVIII
convention authorized...

XVIII

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