The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 3, 1930 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1930 BLTTHEVILLE. (AHK.V COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE 33 New Tax Increases in 10 Years! Increased State Costs From $9,906,749.00 in 1912 to $49,663.144.87 in 1929 Would You Protect Your Own Pocket Book in the Future? You Will Have the Opportunity of Doing That November 4th. Answer These Questions at The Polls Nov. 4th No.21: To prohibit the General Assembly from increasing present rates of State property taxes or increasing any other State tax, except after a favorable vote of the state. 7s there anything wrong in giving the citizens the right to vote upon, tax increases? No. 22: - ' Requires the State government to operate upon a budget and compells the Legislature to stay within State revenues, in making appropriations and limits the daily expense of the Legislature. Is there anything wrong iti your saying your Legislature shall not spend more money than is available? No. 23: ' To prevent the passage of legislation through the process of forgery. Is there anything wrong in saying that you want your laws made honestly? No. 24: Compels the Governor to call elections whenever r quired by law and the Constitution, and subjects him to mandamus. Is there anything wrong ui saying that the governor of the state shall abide by the states laws and constitution?. No. 25: Prohibits the reduction in the pay of Judges of th e Supreme Court except by vote of the people. Is there anything wrong in saying that the judges of the highest court in your state shall be paid a regular salary? , . . :. '• .,,,>.«*.:.,,•.- A No. 26: Prohibits inheritance or death taxes in excess of the amount of ihe estate tax levied by the United States Government. Is there anything wrong in trying to save your estate for your widow and children after you are gone? t No. 27: Discontinues the Back Tax Laws, except for actual fraud of the taxpayer. 7s there anything wrong in saying that your tax receipt shall always be a receipt in full unless you can be proven to have made a false assessment?Go to the Polls Nov. 4th and Vote for Amendments 21 to 27 Inclusive BLYTHEVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE THESE 7 AMENDE ' WILL PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS AS A CITIZEN AND TAXPAYER ; Th. -i Numbered as They Will ^r on the Ballot jvember 4 Scratch Ballot This Way Proposed Amendment No. 2i to the .' l . • Constilutjon '"' • The purpose of this 'Amendment to the Constitution is to prohibit the General Assembly from increasing present rates for State property taxes or increiising any other Stale tax, except after a favorable vote of the qualified electors of the State. 1 FOR'AME'NDMENTiNo.: 21'. ''' Proposed Amendment No. 22 lo 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 and prohibiting the Legislature from milking appropriations in excess of such revenues and limiting the expenses of sessions of the Legislature and making the Treasurer and sureties on his official bond liable for any payment from the Treasury in excess of such limits. .'iFOR AMENDMENT, No? 22 Proposed 'Amendment No. 23 to the ] ••iiiiu.i. Constitution ' The purpose of this amendment to the •Constitution is to provide thn.l no Bill pnsscd by the Legislature shall becoric a law unless the journal entries showing ils passage have been made and reporlcd to each House and filed with the Sccrclary of State before adjournment of the session at which the bill is enacted ami, providing that within thirty days after the Legislature adjourns a citizen or.ln\[inycr may bring suit and show by proof that any supposed net was not validly passed. ,1'; A FOR AMENDMENT Nor 23v.. : ' .;•; • AGAINST AMEN-DM-ENT Ne/fl8 - . Proposed Amendment No. 24 to the £""" Constitution The purpose of this amendment to the Con stitulion is to provide (hat the Governor shall call special elections; on referendum petition on bills enacted by th'j legislature when petitioned for, and to (ill vai.-Ties in oflices provided for by Article VII of 1 •:• Con?titution, required by the Conntidif to nc fi'led by special election, and shall not i; xc:npl - x. • mandamus to compel the perfoii ncc of I lie T;ties. ' FOR . \\1ENDM1 o. 24', :' , ^ Proposed Amendment .». 25 lo the •."•":' Conslitutie.. The puipnsc of this amendment to the Constitution is to prohibit reduction in the compensation of (he Judges ot the Supreme Court ex' -I ]>y amendment to the Co;.-':.tution. FOR AMENDMENT nu. 25, ' :-?vfiT AMEN-BMCXT No. 35' Amendment No. 26 (o the "loiistilution The this amendment to the Con- sfitutic ' :rohibit inheritance or death taxes iii >f the amount of the Slate tax levied by • :. j uilcd States Government. ; 1'OK AMENDMENT No. 26' ."-- • Nu. EG— • Proposed Amendment No. 27 to the Constitution The purpose of this amendment to the Constitution is lo 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 No727 .- AGAINST AMENDMENT Xo.'ET' • KEEP THIS LIST FOR REFERENCE IN ^ MARKING YOUR B.'.ILOT v Arkansas Taxpayers' Association

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