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10. Their duties.

11. All property, except as in this
Constitution otherwise provid-
ed for, shall be uniformly as-

12. What property to be exempt
from taxation.

13. No tax to be levied except in
pursuance of law.

14. The power of taxation shall
never be surrendered.


Public Indebtedness.

1. Indebtedness of the State.

2. No debt in excess of the taxes
for the current year.

3. County indebtedness.

4. No debt in excess of the taxes
for the current year in any
county or subdivision thereof.
5. Limit of indebtedness in towns,
cities, villages, etc.

6. The State and its subdivisions
not to loan its credit.- The
State shall not engage in work
of internal improvement.

7. State money shall not be paid
out of the State treasury, ex-
cept upon appropriation by

8. State bonds to be valid must be

State Militia.

1. To consist of whom.

2. Equipment and discipline of

3. All militia officers to be commis-
sioned by the Governor.

4. The flag or banner which the
militia may carry.

5. The Governor to be command-


Public Lands and Donations.

1. In regard to lands granted to

the State.

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5. All bond obligations or other
undertakings, undertaken be-
fore the organization of this
shall remain

6. All Territorial officers shall con-
tinue to hold office.

7. The Constitution to be adopted
or rejected.

8. When the Constitution is to take

9. What is to be done upon the
admission of the Territory as
a State.

10. Notice of election to be given.
11. Board of canvassers, to consist
of whom.

12. Oath of office to be taken within

thirty days after election.

13. The Governor to issue a procla-
mation convening the Legisla-

14. The Legislature shall pass all
necessary laws to carry into


effect the provisions of this

15. In regard to judges of the Su-
preme and District Courts.
16. The seals of the Territory are
to be the seals of the State.

17. Records and papers of the Pro-
bate Court.

18. In regard to Senators and mem-
bers of the House.

1. County and precinct officers.
20. Members of the Legislature,
State officers, District and Su-
preme Courts to continue.

21. In regard to the first session of
the Legislature under this


22. In regard to the time county
and precinct officers shall hold
their offices.

23. This Constitution has been pre-
sented to the people to be
accepted or rejected.

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8. Contracts

secured by penal
bonds approved by the com-

9. Contractors to keep work in re-
pair five years.

10. Ten per cent of the cost of all
new works shall be retained
as an additional security.
11. Portion of public works charge-
able to street railroad com-

12. How tracks shall be paved.
13. United States pay half of all
costs under article 5, except
that done by railroad com-

14. Paid on warrants of commis-
sioners by the Secretary of
the Treasury.

15. When the District to pave
tracks of railroad companies.
16. Commissioners may issue cer-
tificates of indebtedness
against their property, etc.
17. If certificates are not paid prop-
erty, to be sold.

18. Duties of railroad companies
where tracks intersect.
19. Water and gas mains and pipes
to be laid before streets are

20. Washington Gas-light Company
to care for its mains, etc.
21. Two subordinate engineers de-
tailed from army by the

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