The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 1, 1930 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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SATURDAY._NOVEMBER 1, 1930 BLYTHRVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THKEE Let the People Control Their Taxes Are You-the People of Arkansas-Going to Allow Your Tax Bill to Increase Each Year, or Will You Raise Up and IT NOW! Wili You Permit Business and Industry Seeking New Locations in the South to Be Diverted to Other States When Arkansas Might Have Its Share of Increased Payrolls and Prosperity, if Our Tax Laws Were Less Objectionable? Are You Going to Permit Yourself and Your Business to Pay Ever-Increasing Taxes Year After Year, That Selfish Interests May Be Advanced at Your Expense? To Cure These Intolerable Conditions .21. to. 27 At the General Election November 4th, 1930 The state politicians increase your tax bill each year. Salaries are .increased and new taxes invented It possibly may be said there,will be no occasion to raise more money than we are now collecting yet it already is announced that more revenue is contemplated. J The activities of the State Government have grown beyond the dream of the framers of our Constitution. They call for colossal sums of money. There is now no limitation on the power of the Legislature to raise any tax, except the property tax, and the property tax can still be raised to some extent Stop the Increase In Your Taxes By Voting For Amendments 21 to 27 in Defense of Your Individual Rights and to Stop the Further Retarding of Arkansas in the Progress of the New South THESE 7 AMENDMENTS WILL PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS AS A CITIZEN AND TAXPAYER They Are Numbered as They Will Appear on the Ballot November 4 Scratch Ballot This Way Proposed Amendment No. 21 to the ; Constitution The purpose of this Amendment to the Constitution is to prohibit the General Assembly from increasing present rates for State property taxes or increasing any other State tax, except after a favorable vote of the qualified electors of the State. FOR AMENDMENT No. 21 -• AOA1NOT AMENDMENT No. 21 Proposed Amendment No. 22 to the Constitution The purpose of this amendment to the Constitution Is to provide that the Governor, Treasurer and Auditor shall ascertain the State revenue available for appropriations nnd prohibiting the Legislature from making appropriations in excess of such revenues and limiting the exnenses'pf sessions o£ the Legislature and making the Treasurer and sureties on his official bond llnblc for any payment from the Treasury in excess of such limits. ' FOR AMENDMENT No. 22 • AOAINOT AMENDMENT N». gg Proposed Amendment No. 23 to the Constitution The purpose of this amendment to the Constitution Is to provide that no DiU^assed by the legislature shall become a law "unless the journal 'entries showing its passage have been made and reported to each House and filed with tho Secretary of State before adjournment of the session'at which the bill is enacted and providing that wjihin thirty days after the Legislature adjourns a'citizcn or taxpayer may bring suit'and.show by proof .that any supposed act was not v'alidly passed. • • '; '_, FOR AMENDMENT No. 23 '• AGAINST AMENDMENT Na. j>3 • Proposed Amendment No. 34 to the t / Constitution '. '.'•.'. • -. •.The' purpose of this amendment .to. the Constitution is to provide'that the ..Governor shall call special elections on referendum petition oh bills unacted by the •Legislature when petitioned for, and to Oil vacancies in offices provided fur. by Article VII of the Constitution, required by' the Constitution to be Tilled by special election, and shall not be exempt from mandamus to compel the performance of these duties. FOR AMENDMENT No. 24 AOA1MGT AMENDMENT >ia. Ci Proposed Amendment No. 23 to the Constitution The purpose of this' amendment to the Constitution is to prohibit reduction in the compensation of the Judges of the Supreme Court except by amendment to tho Constitution. FOR AMENDMENT No. 23 - AGAINST AMENDMENT Na. 25 Proposed Amendment No. 26 to the Constitution The purpose of this amendment to the Constitution is to prohibit inheritance or death taxes in excess of the amount of the State lax levied by the United States Government. FOR AMENDMENT No. 26 • ACAIKflT AMC?TO1EXT No. 2C— Proposed Amendment No. 27 to the Constitution The purpose of this amendment to the Constitution is to prohibit proceedings for the re-assessment of values on which full payment of taxes has been made, except for the actual fraud of the taxpayer. FOR AMENDMENT No. 27 —AGAINGT AMENDMENT No. g? • KEEP THIS LIST FOR REFERENCE IN MARKING YOUR BALLOT ARKANSAS TAXPAYERS' ASSOCIATION

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