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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - May 22, 1891, Abilene, Texas fCounty News -V ikWÊÊ 1. LOWBT, ámUSfilB Á Weekly Newipaper—DeToted to tlif Derelepatit Abiieae, T»yl«r Ooaaty, ud tke "Abilene Couatry" TÎRMS, $1.50 PEB YEAR t TOLUWR 7¡ ABILEÍ^E, TAYLOR COUKTY, TEXAS, FEIDAY, MAY 22, 1891. KUMBER 13 Tno. BSrCK. PTMidcât. J. G. LOWDON, Cashier. WM. CAMHBOX, Vic«-Pres. Tno. BSrCK. PTMidcât. J. G. LOWDON, Cashier. WM. CAMHBOX, Vic«-Pres.THE ABILEM NATIONAL BAM AJSIZ-iEaTS, TESUUS.Largest Banking Institution in the Abilene Country. This Institution k Managed in the Interest of Enterprises Favorable to the Abilene Coumtry. We Would Like Tour Business. x>XTî.i:crroï5JB.---- TÜEOD. HEYCK. WM. CAMERON. GEO. P. PHILUPSi E B KíHiLNS, J. M. daügheetí, J W. RED, W. B BEIAZELTOIS, J. G LOWDO.V - 'r aSTABLISilED 1876.' NATIONALIZED 18S4. The oldest Bank in the Abihne Country.THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK. OF ABII.ENE, TEXAS.CAPITAL »i25,000. SURPLUS $26,000.Trannacti a General Banking BKsin^s.i. Oolleciio^i'. n Specialty and Promptly Remitted for shall be submittedto the qualified voters of the State on the second Tuesday in Angust. A. D. 1891. Those favoring its adoption shall have written or printed on their ballots the words "For local control;" those opposed to its adoption shall have written or j»riuted on their ballots the words "Against local control." (Senate J. K. So. 16.) Joint Resolution to Amend Section» 1,3, 3. 4,5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 16. 23 and 38, Article J, of the Constitution of the State of Texas. PROCLAMATION By the Governor of the State of Texas. Whereas, the Twenty-second Legislature at its late regular biennial ees-Bion, which adjourned on the 13th day of April, A. D. 1891, passed tiie follow-ing five Joint Resolutions in the manner prescribed by the Constitution of this | State, proposing certain amendments to ^ the Constitution of this State, to-wit: (S. J. R. No. 19.) Joint Resolution an»end- ; ing Section 4, Article 6, of the Constitution of the State of Texas. Section 1. Be it resolveil by the Leg- : islature of the State of Te.xas: That ' section 4, of article 6, of the Coiastitu- ' tion of the State of Texas be so amended as to hereafter read as follows: Section 4. In all elections by the j „ ^ • ^ ^ ^ ■ ■ , , V,,. »T,/I Courts, IE County Com-ts, in Conlmis- people the vote shall be bv oallot, ana i . . % t fV T ■ T i. in <.1,.! sionera Courts, in Con rts of JuBtroes W the Legislature shall provide for the t, . i ^ ^ , ■ i i.- 1 i. the Peace, and in such otuer courts aa numbering of tickets and ^^ provided by law. The CMminal other regulations as may oe nece..sar) o Galveston and Harris detect and pmmh fraud and ^^^^^^ .„„^inue w.th the district, the punty of the ballot box; and the peals shall have power, upon affidavit or otherwise, to ascertain such matters of fact as may be necessary to the eserciseof its jurisdiction. The Court of Criminal Appeals shall sit for the transaction of business from the first Monday in October to the last Saturday of June in each year, at the State Capital and two other places (or the capital city) if the Legislature shall hereafter so provide. The Court of Criminal Appeals shall appoint Be it resolved by the Legislatur« of j a clerk for each place at which it the State of Te.Tas: That sections I, 2 8, 4, .5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 16. 25 and 28 of article 5 of the Constitution of the State of Texas be so amended as to hereafter read as follows: AKTICLE 5—JUDICIAL DnPAKTMENT. Section 1. The judicial power of this State shall be vested in one Supreme Court, in L-ourts of Appeals, in a Court of Criminal Appeals, in' District ., , , ^ jnmdicti.in. and organization now ex- roride bv law tor tne r . , , • • i j istiiig bv law until otherwise provided J H PARRAMORE, OTTO W. BROOKE .SMITH, SINTENI.S. Legislature may p registration of all voters in all cities containing a population of ten thousand inhabitants or more. ! Sec. 2. That the Governor of this j State shall issue hi.s proclamation order-i ing an election to be ht-id on the second 1 Tuesday in Angust, A. D. on this i amendment, in accordance with article 1 17. gection 1, of the C^JU.H■í:itution: ;vnd f. W JAME.S, Pr^-BiUi^Di ED S HUGHES, V I'resiileiii B R KEN YON, Cashier HENKY JAMES, Ass'I Ca.«hier. for The adoption of tbi.s XirX'-SCTCrcS: G. A. KIRKI.AND, -T . M. Pw\DFORD, STEFFENS. T. S ROI-iJN'S, With amiJlecnpita! and large lacilit ios to handle all desirable business, we invite ciTregporKieiice and ¡iolioit a rontinnince of the lir^eriil patronage extended to us. . - , _____---'- .... ............-----------------------------— ' those voting amendment shall have written or printed on their ballots the words "For the amendment to section 4, article 0, of the Constitution, relating to voting-." , and those voting against the adoption of F'ARMFRS and Merchants NATIONALB^^K, I said amendment shaHlmve written or r ^ ^ l^i ' -- ^ ----- ' pnnted on their ballots the rvords ........ , , . . „ . Aarainst the aineiidment to seotiini 4, A B1 L E N TH^E r V F TEXAS. article 6. of the Constitution, relating' to Capitai S6o,000.00. ' JOHN K. IIOXIP:, f'HAS. KEXYON. ED. S. lU'GllE.s. IV B, B. KE\'fO>'. F. C. DIGBY ROBERTS, :.nd F.W F. FLOrRNOV, J AM ES. Collections receivctl'of! .-ill acca^sil.ii point,?, aiui returnn promptly ; C»refnl Bttention mven lo tlu- business of correspocaents Letiera ol inquiry cbet-rfullv and promptly anewereU NEVER TOO .MUCH TROUBLE TO PLEAsE OUR CUSTOMER.« TRY US T J. G. Cl'KHlE. Ccnvev'.nt'-; WILL STITH. Notiirv Public. H, .M. HENDERSOX. Sur ve vor. ie, Stith ¿r^ Henderson, GENERAL LAND, LOAN AND INSÜRANCE AGENTS ABILKXE. TAYLOII COrXTY, TEXAS. DHN A. WILLIAMS. ÁT Owner o! îlie Taylor sr JO, Boo^s, Coinplete abstract of tiile to all lands iu Taylor eoanty. lots in Abileue. Baffalo (iap and .Merkel. Abstracts furnished on short uotice and at reasonable i-ales. .Money to loan at lovrest rates and on better terms than ever offered in est lexas. Prompt attention i^iven to the investigation ot old land titles. Xotarv Pnblic work done in office. Oiiice up staiis in Maverick Buildiug:, Pine Street. Abilene.||exas. C. LA.MBETjl, X otar y Public. \\ . M CAMÍ.EV, Attorney at Law. Joint Keiolution >"<). 19, to anjeiid St-rtioii u, .Vrticio T, of f!><> ( oust i! u t ion of the .state of I Sr,iTri"'N 1. Be ir rfso]rt-d liy the Leg-i islature of th.e Stati'I'f Texas: That sec-i tion 0, artirie 7, oi' the <.'ori.~tittuion of ' the State of Texas l)e so am>'nde<l as to 1 hereafter reiul a.s fallows: The priiicii al of :tn bMiids ar.d other ! fui;ds and the princi]i;il liusing from the ; sale of the lands hereinbef^ >re ^>'t apart ' to said school fund sh;ill ne the pemia-; nent scheu.il fund, and all the interest de-j rival'le therefrom iind tlie taxes ; herein authorized and levied .-hall be the : available srhnol fun<l, to which the Leg-; islature may add not e-xceediiig one per cent, annually'.jf the total value nf the ' peiinanent school fund, such value to be ascertained by the Board of Education ' until otherAvi^p pro"i(l'-<i byl iv,-. and the 5 available school fund shall !»• aj![)iie(l ; annually to the stipj^u-t of the jiulilic free schools. And u«» law shall ever be : enacted ap{">ropriatij!V an}" jiaj't <4' the permanent o;- avaij;ii-le sch<.".)l fund to an}' i.ither pnrpoice ■wnate^-er. jct '^hall the same .ir any ¡lart iheri.-i'f ev-T be a]>-prop-nate.i to o,r u.--,] f,,r tii«' ^upi'i'irt ^f any sectarian sche...(; anil th'.- available echcx.l fund herein i^-iA'id«'.] shall lie distriiiuteil tc til" .«everal e.ciuti.-s ac-Cordi ig to i:i.-ir ,-c!ioIa-t c ■ ] 'pnlati. >n ami ii])plied in sucii mann^T a.- nia.y be jiroviiied by hnv. Sr.c. The fiirej:^!!!^' C'Cis-itirannal aiiji'-ndnient sha.Il ¡--e submiittMl t^ a \'ote of tiie quajiiied elect'^»rs f^r ni'-nilx'rs of the Lt.'gisla^lire of tli.- .'<;ate of T-xas o!i the .iecoiid Tnc-Ml/i}- i!i Aiitnisr, ;it which ele<'tiM!i all '.iCrr- f;tv. -ring said proijiiised aire ndn!"iii slin l vrrbf ^ r have printed .,.11 their halhu.-, ti:- w^ird- "For the amendment to section e, ur^irlv 7. of the ('o.nstiMiti.jn of ih" St;ite o,f Texa.-;" and all voters oj;]).-ised .-aid amendment shall writ" or Imv" ]iriiiti-d i a: their ballots the wc-ls "A-aiii-t the amendni'-nt to section c, :i:-tieh' 7, of ihc Constitution of the State of fexa.-." by law. The Legislature may establish such other courts as it may deem necessary,and prescribe the jurisdiction and organization thereof, and may conform the jurisdiction of the district and other inferior courts thereto. Section '2. The Supreme Court shall consist of a chief justice and two associate ju.stices. any tv,-o of whom shall constitute a (iui:>rum. aud the concurrence of tsvo judges .shiv'i be necessary tc) the decision of a cuv;'. No person sh.tll l)e eligible to the viifice of chief justice or associate justice of the_ Su-I>reme Court unless he be at the time of his election a citizen of the United States and of thi.s State, and unless he shall have attained the age of thirty years and shall have been a practicing lawyer or a judge of a court, or such lawyer and jtulge together, at least seven years. Said chief justice and associate justices shall be elected by the qualified Voters of the State at a genend election, shall h.old their oftic^.s s.^: years or until their .successors are elected and quali-fietl. anil siniil salar^" o4' fouv;' thr.nsa otiiei'wi-e proviiled by laW, In case of a v-icancy in the oftice of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court the Governor shall till the vacancy until the next general election for State officers, and at sucii general elect iijn the vacancy for the each riceivean annual 1 Cu ilhn's • until which ' may sit, and each clerk shall give bond in such manner as is now or may hereafter be required by law, and who shall hold his office for four years unless sooner removed by the court for good cause, entered of record on the minuses of said court. Section 6. The Legislature shall, as BOon as practicable after the adoption of this amendment, divide the State into not less than two nor more than three supreme judicial d1sTrict:-i, and thereafter into stich additional district.s as the increase of population and business may require, and shall establish a C.nirt of CiHl Appeals in each of said districts, which shall consi.«it cf a chief justice and two associât« justices, who shall have the qualifications as herein prescribed for ju.stices of the Supreme Court. Said Court of Civil Appeals shall have appellate jurisdiction coextensive with the limits of their respective districts, which shall extend to all civil cases of %vhich the District Courts or County Courts have original or appellate jurisdiction, under such restricti^Mis and regulafious as may be prescnbed by law: Provided, That the decision of said Ci.)urts shall b« cnclu-sive on all (piestions cf fact brought before them on api.ieal or error. Each of said Courts of Civil .Vriijeals shall hold its sessiors at a ijlact m its district to be designated by the Legislature, ;ind at such time as may l>e itre-scribed by law. Said justices shall be ^ elected by the qualified voters of their re- j spective districts, at a general election,fur ■ a term of six years, and shall receive for ' their services the sum uf three thousand, and five hundred dollars p-T annv.iu until ; otherwise provided by law, .'-^ai 1 C'jurts , shall have such otlier jurisilicti'lu, orig- ; inal anil appellate, as uiay b" pre-criiied ^ by law. Each Court ■.)f Civil Apv-eals ; shall appoint a clerk in tlie same manîier I as the clerk ()f the Supreme b'our:, which ' clerk shall rei'èive .such coinjiensation as | ma}' be fixed by law. Until the urgaiiiza- ' tiou of the Courts of Civil Appeals and Crimiuai Appeals,as herein provuled f^r. ; the juri.sdiction, i)OWer and (a-ianization ; re pTiscribed by law iis-ne snch writs msy be necessary to enforce its own jn- i writs of habeas corpos, maadnmus, in-1 wnminai Ai^ais, tne L ourr or c risdiction. The Court of Criminal Ap- junction, and certiorari, and all vrnu \ ¡^n'i Dvstnct Courts. neces^arvto enforce their jurisdiction. | ^^^^^ ^^^^^ Cr|||^nor until t iie n..^ The District Court shaU have appellate a:ie v:K-:in- jurisdiction and general control in pro- '"^.^^ tne office o. county jnd^e anu bate matters over the County Court es- ^ J^tices ot the peace sn.iit .^e niie-l tablished in each conntv. for appointing I t^« Commissioners Court until tae next guardians, granting letters testamentary ' general election tor sucn and of administration, probating wills, » . -JJ The for settling the accounts of Q^ecutors, I administrators and guardians, and fo- ^ ^^^ (luaiined the transaction of all business appertain- : f to ing to estates; and original jurisdtctioa ; and general control over executors, ac- i Au£:ust. A. D. l^td ñices. had be sul>nntt-d b'O'. r- ' . be Ì throiw econd Tne^dav ar whicn e:rCI ministrators, guardians and minors, | '•""bM-s tav-nng ^a under such regulations as may w pre- i -"^-dl write scribed by law. The District Court shall have appellate jurisdiction and general supervisory control over the (^ounty Commissioners' Court, with such exceptions and under such regulations as may be prescribed by law; and shall have general original jurisdiction over ail causes of action whatever for whic h a remedy or juri.sdiction is not provided by law or this (?cnsti-ution, and sue h other jurisdictiou. onginaland appellate, as may be iirovided by law. Section 11. No judge shall sit in ;ii:y case wherein he may be interested, t when either of the parties m;>y be nected with him either by affinity or consanguinity -vnthin such a de.i;ree as may be prescribed by law, or when he shall h.ave i^een counsel in the ca-e. ; When the Supreme Court, the C'.'Urt c-f ¡Criminal AnT)eaIs, th-- Court of (.'i .ol I Appeals, or any member of ei'h-r, sh dl I be ihns ddsijiriliiie'l to hear and. deter-I mine any case or c;uses in said court, the I same sh;ill 1>> certided to the g:<>veri.or ; of :he State, who shall imnifliat-d}- , ; counnis.-ion the rt-qnisite number of rer-. son- learned in the law fur the trial :iud said dett-rniinatiou of such cans" or tai'is-s. y Wi:en a judge of the District C< -ur: is .^j.,., disqualilifd by any oi the cause;, ah'we ' i stated, the parties may by consent ip- ^ Ov • 1 point a prc'per person to try said case ur 1 upon thfir failing to do so, a c>.'mp"t-mf | I'ersoii may be appciuted to try tiic saine in the ceunty where it is pend::i.;, lu such manner as may be prescn'.;ed oy law. And the dismct judges may change districts or he'Id court f r other when they may deem ir ext edc and shall do so when required by ilisqiialiricati'.in of p.id,'-, 1 ■n Î 1 their ballots the words "f I ment to ;>rricle d of the l"i I lating to the ji:diei;iry," j opposed shjili wnt" or h;r I their ballots the wonls ; amendmeiir 'o ar'-,de tion, reh-itin»' > the .t-.dioi Section -t". Ta ■ ■c Stare is her-'by di.-er-.l 'o essarv 'irochiiiiat'on r^ r and have the sam-* ■•u:di>ii by tile iiiistitiui' 'O aii' i e; the State. And vs'h-r-.is --M"- r-qllir-- t;;. ani"!:d;nr-;r- r. ^ -.cd oi-rrc least ihr-e nr n'h- ■ ei 'i'-Aud wio-r-a- t-aeis ~ ,; his 1 a'»' ' ■:ac■ ; , .■ , c.• ■■ • for til" s 'b ^111 r- ■', a ^ ■ ■," hitic'ns to tio' .ciaa'i- I -d d -o I \v lia.,- ex-ic h i ••%' -ar Un f .V. iine.xi,ired term shall be filled by elec- I locatDn of ^he Supreme Court, the j Court rif Ajipeals and the Coinmis.-ir.n of Apix-als sliall continue as they were,; before the adoption of this ameiidmenr. j tion by the (jualifie^ voters of the State. The judges e.f the Sup-reme Court who inav be in ofhce at the time- this amend- men: takes efrect shall continue in ufhce of I 31. e. LA:fIBETH A Í O a Q OFFICE óXb ClIESTXri s^ Rea JöiC 1. 1 ^ LARGf 'UST OF LANDS AND CITY PROPERTY FOR SALE. T & P JJUO-ezin jt CELANOS AND CÏTV LOTS abilexe. tex.\s ÜR. t). R. FOWLIR. ■DEALER EX Dry Goods and Drugs! CHESTNUT STREET, ABILENE. HAS A FÜLL STOCK OF DRY GOODS, And ia Connection Therewith a (I{. ,1. Si. No. 1.) ,I(iiiit Ko-ol III io!) lo anifii»! S<-<-ti<>ii 11, Ai-tielc 1 <1. ol tlie ( oils! ! ill I of the St.ite of Texas. SiOTì'àX 1. Be it ena<'tod by tli- Le:.:-islatin-e of the Stat" of Toxa-: Thar section lb-article I'd of the (d ei^titution , ,f theSta'eof Texas shall b" aiu"iid"d .s,, as to hif r"aft"r read ;is Sèi.'. -'1. -VII contracts f'lr a greater rate cd interest than tei: ¡»er centum lyer annum shall be deein"d, usnri'.ius, ;ind the first Legislature after this .amendment is adt.ipted shall p'rovide .'.ppruliri-ate pains and iieroilties to -¡irevriit the game; "hut when no rate td" interest is agree<l ti{>on. the rate shall not exi;eed six ])ér centum per annum. Sf.o. The (bo'ernor of tin- State shall issue hi^ prc.damation ord.cring an election on the second Tuesday in Au-' gust, bS91. at which electÌL)n the forcL: ; ing amendment shall be sulimiited for ; adoption by the (p.iab{ied electors of the I State. SEt;. Those Voting for the ad-pifion of section 1 shall have written or ])rinted cn their ballots t'ne words "Flc,- the amendmeT.t to section 11. article IG, of the State Constitution, t.' reihioe rate of interest;" and, those voting against said amendment shall have written or printed on their ballots '■Agrun.-t the amendment to sectiiui 11, artude 1(1, of tlie State Constitutio.n, to re<luce rate of interest." (H. J. K. No. 11.) Joint Koholution to Amenti Sc<tion 20, Article IG, of the Constitution of the St.ite of Texas. SncTiON' 1. Be it resolved bv the Leg-islature of the State of Texas: That section i'.t, article 16, of the Constitution of the State of Texas be amended so : that it shall hereafter read as follows: Section 20. The Legislat'are shall al law wherebv the until the expiration uf their term ofhce uniier the pj'esent <■'austitution and until "heir sue,.>rb T> ek-<'led and qualified. Section 3. The Sujiretne Court shall ha\-e .ap'pellate jurisdiction only except as le-rein speoiiied, which sin-ill be co- , exten.-ivr with the hunts 'd the State, lis appellate jiirisdicîion sind! extend to qn.jstions of law ;a'isip.2: in ca.'^es of which the Courts of Ci^'il A¡)¡ieaís have a]'])edate jurisdiction, under such restrictions and re;j:nlati(.)n.s a- the Leg-ishiture ma}' yirescribe. Until otherwise pr(.vid"d b\- law tlie ap¡).dlaíe ;inid-dic-iioi'i ; f ill-' Snpr'-me ('oiirt shall extend !■ ■ ipie-'i''IIS of lavN' ari.-iiiL: in the ca-^es in tile C-urts (if Civil Apoeais in which ti;.'oiiU'os ..f any (Vurt of Civil A'ppeal.s may di-a-ri'"". or wiier" the se^'eral C'oiirt.- ■ t ('n-il Aippeid,- ma v hcdd ditter-t.ird\' on the -ani" qie-sîio.n of law, whe re a -'atii;e of ih.' State is held v..rd Th" Snjireii)" Court and the jn-iiees tii"r"of -had have po^ver to i-.-U" writ- ot hal.iea- coj-pns as may be Tij-"S,'nl'"<l by law. and under such régulai ion- a- may be ine-cribed by law the -.aid conrr- and the ji-;stices thei'eof may i-.-UM the writs of i;]and,amn.-. ¡n-oce-(b n lo, cej-íio!\'irb and siiidi otlier writs ,as taay I.h- nere-sary to (-nforce its jnris-diotion. Tiie L"_''is!atnre ma}' confer' oriLdrial ,i!;n-^di"ti()n the .^upireîne C' iirt to i<su" ^^■rirs of (pio wurrainu an ! iii.'indi.anois in sticii casos as ma}' l>e ieeifi"d. "Xof'pt as au'ainst the goo^.-rnor b.e. Tile Supreme Court shall have ]>oW"r. upioi. afndavit or a- b\' the court inav All civil cases which may be pending in the Court of Appeals shall, as so<m as practicaode after tiie organization of the Courts of Civil Appeals, be cernfied. to and the recor'is tliere-ú t -ans-mitted to the proper Cdiiirts cd Civil Appeals,to be decided by said courts at the rirst session of the Supreme i Court, the Coiiirt of Cd'iminal Api] eals.íindi suedi of the Courts of the Cdvil A])p~-als which may be hereafri-r (.u-"ated under this article uni il art^r the ñrst cbn tifali of the jud^'t-s (d' such courts under thi-amendment. Tlie t"rnis of cdbha' cif the jioU'es of e.aeh court -hall ii" dnviib..] int" three chi-^es, and the j ustic'-s : iuce« .f shall dran- f-«r the diiî'-rent idas-"s. Th<"'S<- \ch< 1-hall ih'a\v i la.-- No. 1 -hall hold th«dr ofhces rw.. ye;trs. tlio-" drawing chiss Xo. -J shall In f' 'V f' lur }'"iirs. and tie cliiss No." -hall hohl voars fr'iiii the date and until This inferior tni-nnnls -nab be remedie vacancies in their offices niled as may le • s.a ¿'i'-.'Scribed \>y hn's'. : -ra! Section 12. All judges of o ur*- of ' this State, by virtue of : leir uftice, I'e conser^'ators of the peace throughout the Sr.ite. The stylt- of all writ.- and p.rocess shall be "Tiie State of Texas." Ail prosecutions renali be :ar-ried on in the name and by authorips oi the State of Texas and siial! c.^ojude "Against the peace and di,uii:y ' f tiie State." Section 10. The County C.-u.-t sn;d! have original jurisdiction of all ini.ide-meanors of which excluüive original ju> risdiction is not given to t iir - usti r -court as the -.ime is now or may n reaft' ' be ]iresi.u'bi"di bv law.and when th.e rire t.j be iniiros-d shall exaeedt .■^■Jmi; an^l tlirv shall have exclusive iurisdi'. tr u: in all ci\dl cases where the inattf-r in coiitrovers}'shall exce"d in '.'all- -'Juo aud m.it exeeed Aôoii. exclu-ive ,d irt^^r- é-î: and concnrr-nt juri-dieo, .¡i with the Dis'rii-t Court wiit-n tii- ujatr'-r in C'■i]tro\'r-rsev sh.dl exct-trd -s.'^oo and :: ■t- i^oaci i^otic9, 1 C-X:l- -oUi .f). old th"ir -e wh'T nop rh"ir [¡loir (¡raw or -ux •oti' -n •ir sill -I 'S-. u-- ai-' --."orfsi roafo-r "a..'h of the Ills oilic.' for sii this C.iii.-tirution. ■ i of • hi- S ab. an.l (fialitied ; and tiie sa.id jueU'i-s -hall h' bl }'..'ars, as pri 's i'le.l in Section 7. The Mate -hall 'e divided intci as many judi.ual district.-, a.- may iiow or h.'r.'air.-r li.- ¡.rovide-l ¡i}' law, whieh may b.* i?ier"a-"d or dimini-hed ' bv law. For eacii di-MUrr there -hall be elect".1 by th" quabh-d VMt.-rs th-re.d, at a g.^'iieral .'ìeetie.n. a .jiid^'o, wir. shall bie a (dîizeîi ..f lÌ!" United States and . .f tai.« S'atc, Avho-hall hav.- ii".-n a te-a.uieini^ law}-er i d thi- Star.- or a ^ u' a C'^urt in tili- Slate fo;- f^'Ui' 'rear.- jiext )ther-determined, t.' a-oertaiu s'lch m.atters of fact as m;iy l)e iii-ce-siiry Oi the proper ext.-rcise ..fits ]u.td<diction. Tht- Stipreme Court shall sit for ill." triinsacriou (,>f business fr<am til" fir.-t Mon.lav in C'ctoht-r of each year until th" la-t Saturday of .June in the next year, iiiolusive, at the capital oi the stiite. Tile Supreme C.>urt shall ap-¡loint a clerk, who shall give bond in siiea manner as is now c.r may hereafter be ri-quire'l bv biw, and he may hi.dd his otlice for four years, and sh.all be subject to removal by s;ud Court for gr>od cause eiitere.l of rec..ird oui the minutes of said court, who <h,all rective such compensa-tioj] as tile Legislature may pa-ovide. Section 4. The C.iurt of Criminal Aj> ¡.eals shall coii-ist of three judges, any tvv-o of whom shall constitute a (jnorum, j and tlie eonourrence ...f two judges shall ^ '■}' to a decision of said court; ; saidl judg'■:^ shiill have the same qiiahti- | tion- and reoeive the same salaries as the ju.lg.-s of tlie Stipreme Ci.itirt, They shall lie elected, by the quidilied voters ' of the State at a general election, and; slnill hid,di their Cifhces for a term of .«fx , yeisrs, In case of vacancy in the office ' of a judge of the Cciurt of Criminal Ap- ^ piei'ds tile (bivernor ,<hall fill such vacan- ! [ir'.'.-eibn^' tii- ei"(0:on. wu!.) si.aii ]ia%'e re-i'b'd in the (bstrict iii \\'!iich h'.* ^'.'.as ei.-.ried fur next pi'ei-i-'liio- elt.-ction. who ."¡hall re-ide in his distrii.'t during Ins tt nu of i.ffioe, v.-r.) s'ladl hold, his ofhce for tiie ¡.eri.id ot f.oii' }'ears, and -hall riaa-ive f.,v Iii- services an annual salary of tw.i thousand dve hundred dollars, until utherwi-e idian:.,^ed biy haw. H" -hall hold the r.--'ilar terms of his ce'urt at tiie county seat .id' each connty in Ids distinct at I.-;i.-t twice in each. Vf-ar in su.'h. nninner ■■ ■ n.iay be pre-i rilied by la'v. The L '.:i-lature shall h;iv.- ¡lower by eeiiend -r s].ie-oia; laws to authorize the holdinii f .-r>eci;il ^ (¡raw or -ux •oti' -n 'S-. u-- ai-' --."orfsi roafo-r "a..'h of the Ills oilic.' for sii this C.iii.-tirution. -x '.■".! Slooo, .-X aii-iVf ! •' r sh ¡11 lii'it have j; uri -die r ' ' • r¡ th" re.-,.v.,:-v - .f I and. The} api-ilafe .¡urts, 1; non 1:1 and cnminal .-f ' waieh Just .UVii e;isès .lUly V t '' 1 * the coi:rt .ipi-ab ''ì fy 'Il : sba (.■xcl USI\'e i a' (■. . o , SUi.' a- ma}" iie » ¡■••>oi' ■ ' Î ^ peáis fi"' un ,bi-t il bc"> f ■■ ■li't- 1 le a trial .1" tii o-i ' I u tu» -"• L'. ' aii'l appeais may i e I.l'I '-e. UT ñi.al juil.^ment r ■.•Il de re '1 Iii by the 1 .uiit C - urt. a - 'W--' (U">"il tiii'l erimina .1 . i w' uii.-h ( ' lurt ha- ex.-br -IV" o r , •. o:"i^inal unsdi.-t U 'ti . 'f .■ivb. CI Vii 1.1 t he ( 'Urf ' ' I 'b ai d 111 sUi'h . 'rin i I Ila 1 tiie C'Uirt .d Crii i 111 i.' 1 \v:th -U,eìl exo.-i . ' i. >11- an.l re^ulatì' ui- a.- im res..'I The C,.iin:}- ( i.ur " '^ìiidl iIa^" jiirisdio-ion a Prd 'íi r shalì pi'i .iiate ^vllì al'pi mit , minors, nbots. ì "inatu ■s. ; ul .Vo 0 'mp(.is mentis, and common dru;i ;,'rant letters tesraine¡,Oiry airb f i i.-'raneiu: sr-ttle a..xou.uts or e.xe. transact ;dl business aonertainiri.: ■di: in oi tu sa' lu ases r-n ; ul .Vo Aii auartt-r dtild Oiid . ly I i i r e. i ■i I i ha" ^^ e h : ineiibon." 'icrciss Tilt-euuipanr : are a-o di ¡riceien: i. íifv laai ;; iiou.-e 'tei -b ¿Tel.er n- reasi I bili 0 'mp(.is mentis, and common dru;i ;,'rant letters tesraine¡,Oiry airb f i i.-'raneiu: sr-ttle a..xou.uts or e.xe. transact ;dl business aonertainiri.: teiuns tne ¡1' il( lin. iiistn. . n tr-i aniend--ir I ¡ftii;-es ¡1 exjtire ajipoint- shall 1 Complete Line of Drugs and Medicine. ^ cv by ajpointment for the unexpired term. The ,judges of the Court of Appeals wh.) may be in office at the time when this ;imendnient takes effect shall continue in ofhce until the exi>iration of their tenn of office under the present Constituti'in and laws as judges of the Court of CVitiiiual Appeals. THE PUBLIC mVITEB TO CALL. JPmiro^uie Solicited ; Satis/aetion Gnaranteeil, Section 5. The Court of Criminal county, justicebs Appeals shall have appellate jurisdiction precinct, town, city (or such subd!%'Ì5Ìon coextensive with thè limits of the state ot a county as may be desi gnated by the in ;i]l criminal cases of whatever grade, commissioners' court of said county) ^ith such exceptions and under such may by a majority vote determine from regulations as may be prescribed by time to time whether the sale of intosi- ¡aw. The Court of Criminal Appeals eating liquors shall be prohibited within and the judges thereof shall have the ! shall'he valued at or amount to five hun- ; State, to -:}X]>edit the prescribed limits. , power to issue the writ of habeas corpus j dred dollai-s exclusive of interest; of con-1 ness therein. Sec. 2. The foregoing nmeudment ' and under such regulations as may bei tested elections; and said court and the Ì Section V tlie court rir of more tlian two te-m- in, any '.'ounty f'-r tiie d,is[:atch of business. The La-irislature s.udl als.-' iTovide f.'T the ii. blin? of district ci 'Urt ; vs'hen the J'odjrii th.ereiiif is abrsent. or is ! fr. an ati}' cause di-aided .jr di ;qu¡alide.i fr. .ni pre-idiug. The ' who may b^ in i.dho.- —ii ment takes effect -hall hobl th untb; their re-pective terms sh; ' uiider their ¡^resent election or nient. St^ction The Di-trict CVnrt have oritrinal jurisdiction in ab crinunitl ca.-es of the grade ^f felony, ir all suits in behalf of the Stai" to recover penalties. forfetures an.i cheats; o: all cases of divi ivi'e; ot all misden.eanors involving ifMcial mi-conduc'i: of all -nits tc) recover damages for slan.ler or defamation of character: of all suits for tnal of title to land and for the enforcement cf liens thereon: of all suits f.jr the trial of -he right of property levied upon by wlrtue of any writ of execution, sequestrati.i.n or attachment when the property levied on shall be equal to or exceed in value five hundred dollars: of all suits, complaints, or ¡deas whatever, without regard to any distinction between law and equity, when the matter in C'jntroversy ceased per-on-. mm. Tiersons ni iti mon drunkarils, in nient, ¡¡artition anai tates ii.fiiecease._l per-tice minor- as lu-'" vi. County (.'ourt or pM)W.-r to. i--Ue inarnlamus. and a idivt:-. iini'os menti-, au'l iU'bn^ the -!i-tribuOi I a < rs. ais ; aud t- ap ideil law ; iiii l-e rh.-re.u- -uad .Vitts ut I II J un. writ-s neii—--aI■^• ' rn- 1 '11 I' ■• .'\'.j>îi<>e lo ( r eil i bo , 'I ist ral i..':; ; i . a : e o. : l^-O,-. e U J - \ . : 1 e -r uai eas ìT--ii-e i.di i: t riM i ■ e Cirt. and to' i-su- writ > TUS in rases where the IS within the jurisdietr i; C .'Urt or any .i^t iier c. -ur ft-ri-r to sari court. The Count shall not have criminal Turi-.ii-anv countv wherr there is a ... District <.'ourt. unless -spre-'ly red b^" htw; and in -ui.di counties from du.-tice'- C-uirts and ■-••hrr he Criminal District under .«neh regiilaticn'» as may scribed bv law. and in all such o appeal shall he fr~m smdi Liistrv t.i) the Court ."'f Cbdmiiial .'.-ipeals the judsre of thetd''int}' dVairt qnaliñed in an}" ca<e t.eüdin.: Cbnnty Cbnrt tii" parties in'eres I y C'.msent ap)]ioint a r.roper i.t- ; ( C I.' I. .. V Oil th' . a r 1er cou;; t .son.s lia'»' i t^ro-enr ; :'r.-un Ai.u eeivei io A uaoiio Lii : oUV i ex.i -■. \ i r; i:-ul C'.urts and shibil be ti-"' ,1 The r. , K . ; . d 110r ' S Pri z S .to r-i in lOon tneir tailing .lo try said, case. £0, a competent [lerson may b.e appcinted, to try the same in trie county wher-_- it is Xending. in such manner as may te prescribed by laVN*. The Supreme C-.tirt sh:d'. have make au'd establish ru.es of n-it inconsistent wi;a the for the government of other ciiurt- ."u' this the disoatch of bii;-:- OUt the . iiO.M th:- iinie:.- -a i til.i/.;.i l.-Oise-trar,sp;irriie veutii. —iadito Ad evei dit-basi Hr.,--.. dr dene, Texas. Sec. 2'k power to proced-ir^ laws i.if the Stat said Court and t acaricies in tne '..ince ol A boiv oi oar , in quite" f-e'oe h- i.'tc with some ei r.:y¡,:; . íex — t>fcame eiioiiunt-tite. was inebiuen..d;' and ireiAib Man i" y- : eaieti that ai. iaeo:^ai:■ Sotne on e - u ; - : 1 Tomiroebeb isb . it w as n ot a p:i i e 'i t It ".Vas Used and .•rven cure. « * / ;