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Fulton-Fourth Monday after the fourth Monday in March and September.

Baxter-Sixth Monday after the fourth Monday in March and September

Izard—Seventh Monday after the fourth Monday in March and September.

Stone-Ninth Monday after the fourth Monday in March and September.

Îndependence—Tenth Monday after the fourth Monday in March and September.

FOURTH CIRCUIT:

Marion-Second Monday in February and August.
Boone—Third Monday in February and August.

Searcy-Second Monday after the third Monday in February and August.

Newton—Third Monday after the third Monday in February and August.

Carroll-Fourth Monday after the third Monday in February and August.

Madison-Fifth Monday after the third Monday in February and August.

Benton—Sixth Monday after the third Monday in February and August.

Washington-Eighth Monday after the third Monday in February

FIFTH CIRCUIT

Greenwood district, Sebastian County—Third Monday in February and August.

Fort Smith district, Sebastian County-First Monday after the fourth Monday in February and August.

Crawford County-Fourth Monday after the fourth Monday in February and August.

Franklin County-Sixth Monday after the fourth Monday in February and August.

Sarber County-Eighth Monday after the fourth Monday in February and August.

Yell County-Tenth Monday after the fourth Monday in February and August.

Pope County-Twelfth Monday after the fourth Monday in February and August.

Johnson County-Fourteenth Monday after the fourth Monday in February and August.

SIXTH CIRCUIT

In the county of Pulaski on the first Monday in February, and continue twelve weeks if the business of said court require it.

In the county of Lonoke on the first Monday succeeding the Pulaski court, and continue two weeks if the business of said court require it.

In the county of Faulkner on the first Monday after the Lonoke court, and continue two weeks if the business of said court require it.

In the county of Van Buren on the first Monday after the Faulkner court, and continue two weeks if the business of said court require it.

FALL TERM, SIXTH CIRCUIT

In the county of Pulaski on the first Monday in October, and continue seven weeks if the business of said court require it.

In the county of Lonoke on the first Monday next after the Pulaski court, and continue two weeks if the business of said court require it.

In the county of Faulkner on the first Monday after the Lonoke court, and continue one week if the business of said court require it.

In the county of Van Buren on the first Monday after the Faulkner court, and continue one week if the business of said court require it.

SEVENTH CIRCUIT

Hot Spring—Second Monday in March and September.
Grant-Third Monday in March and September.
Saline-Fourth Monday in March and September.
Conway-Second Monday after fourth Monday in March and

. Perry-Fourth Monday after the fourth Monday in March and September

Garland-Fifth Monday after the fourth Monday in March and September.

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EIGHTH CIRCUIT

Montgomery–First Monday in February and August.

Scott-First Monday after the first Monday in February and August.

Polk-Second Monday after the first Monday in February and August.

Sevier-Third Monday after the first Monday in February and August.

Little River-Fifth Monday after the first Monday in February and August.

Howard—Seventh Monday after the first Monday in February and August.

Pike-Eighth Monday after the first Monday in February and August.

Clark-Ninth Monday after the first Monday in February and August.

NINTH CIRCUIT

Calhoun-First Monday in March and September.

Union-Second Monday after the first Monday in March and September.

Columbia-Fourth Monday after the first Monday in March and September.

Lafayette-Sixth Monday after the first Monday in March and September

Hempstead-Eighth Monday after the first Monday in March and September.

Nevada-Eleventh Monday after the first Monday in March and September.

Ouachita—Thirteenth Monday after the first Monday in March and September.

TENTH CIRCUIT

Dorsey—Third Monday in February and August.
Dallas-First Monday in March and September.
Bradley-Second Monday in March and September.
Ashley-Third Monday in March and September.

Drew—Second Monday after the third Monday in March and September.

Chicot-Fourth Monday after the third Monday in March and September.

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

In the county of Desha on the first Monday in March and September.

In the county of Arkansas on the fourth Monday in March and September.

In the county of Lincoln on the third Monday after the fourth Monday in March and September.

In the county of Jefferson on the sixth Monday after the fourth Monday in March and September.

ARTICLE XIX

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SECTION 1. No person who denies the being of a God shall hold any office in the civil departments of this State, nor be competent to testify as a witness in any court.

Sec. 2. No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the State for a period of ten years; and may be otherwise punished as the law may prescribe.

Sec. 3. No person shall be elected to or appointed to fill a vacancy in any office who does not possess the qualifications of an elector.

Sec. 4. All civil officers for the State at large shall reside within the State, and all district, county, and township officers within their respective districts, counties, and townships, and shall keep their offices at such places therein as are now, or. may hereafter be, required by law.

SEC. 5. All officers shall continue in office after the expiration of their official terms until their successors are elected and qualified.

Sec. 6. No person shall hold or perform the duties of more than one office in the same department of the government at the same time, except as expressly directed or permitted by this constitution.

Sec. 7. Absence on business of the State, or of the United States, or on a visit, or on necessary private business, shall not cause a forfeiture of residence once obtained.

Sec. 8. It shall be the duty of the general assembly to regulate by law in what cases and what deductions from the salaries of public officers shall be made for neglect of duty in their official capacity.

Sec. 9. The general assembly shall have no power to create any permanent State office not expressly provided for by this constitution.

Sec. 10. Returns for all elections for officers who are to be commissioned by the governor, and for members of the general assembly,

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except as otherwise provided by this constitution, shall be made to the secretary of state.

Sec. 11. The governor, secretary of state, auditor, treasurer, attorney-general, judges of the supreme court, judges of the circuit court, commissioner of State lands, and prosecuting attorneys shall each receive a salary to be established by law, which shall not be increased or diminished during their respective terms, nor shall any of them, except the prosecuting attorneys, after the adoption of this constitution, receive to his own use any fees, costs, perquisites of office, or other compensation; and all fees that may hereafter be payable by law, for any service performed by any officer mentioned in this section, except prosecuting attorneys, shall be paid in advance into the State treasury: Provided, That the salaries of the respective officers herein mentioned shall never exceed per annum for governor, the sum of $1,000; for Secretary of state, the sum of $2,500; for treasurer of state, the sum of $3,000; for auditor of state, the sum of $3,000; for attorney-general, the sum of $2,500; for commissioner of State lands, the sum of $2,500; for judges of the supreme court, each, the sum of $4,000; for judges of the circuit courts and chancellors, each, the sum of $3,000; for prosecuting attorneys, the sum of $100: And provided further, That the general Assembly shall provide for no increase of salaries of its members which shall take effect before the meeting of the next general assembly.

SEC. 12. An accurate and detailed statement of the receipts and expenditures of the public money, the several amounts paid, to whom and on what account, shall, from time to time, be published as may be prescribed by law.

Sec. 13. All contracts for a greater rate of interest than 10 per centum per annum shall be void, as to principal and interest, and the general assembly shall prohibit the same by law; but when no rate of interest is agreed upon the rate shall be 6 per centum per annum.

Sec. 14. No lottery shall be authorized by this State, nor shall the sale of lottery-tickets be allowed.

Sec. 15. All stationery, printing, paper, fuel, for the use of the General Assembly and other departments of government, shall be furnished, and the printing, binding and distributing of the laws, journals, department reports, and all other printing and binding, and the repairing and furnishing the halls and rooms used for the meetings of the general assembly and its committees, shall be performed under contract, to be given to the lowest responsible bidder, below such maximum price and under such regulations as shall be prescribed by law. No member or officer of any department of the government shall in any way be interested in such contracts, and all such contracts shall be subject to the approval of the governor, auditor and treasurer.

SEC. 16. All contracts for erecting or repairing public buildings or bridges in any county, or for materials therefor; or for providing for the care and keeping of paupers, where there are no almshouses, shall be given to the lowest responsible bidder, under such regulations as inay be provided by law.

Sec. 17. The laws of this State, civil and criminal, shall be revised, digested, arranged, published and promulgated at such times, and in such manner as the general assembly may direct.

Sec. 18. The general assembly, by suitable enactments, shall require such appliances and means to be provided and used, as may be necessary to secure, as far as possible, the lives, health and safety of persons employed in mining, and of persons traveling upon railroads, and by other public conveyances, and shall provide for enforcing such enactments by adequate pains and penalties.

Sec. 19. It shall be the duty of the general assembly to provide by law, for the support of institutions for the education of the deaf and dumb, and of the blind; and also for the treatment of the insane.

SEC. 20. Senators and representatives, and all judicial and executive, State and county officers, and all other officers, both civil and inilitary, before entering on the duties of their respective offices, shall take and subscribe to the following oath or affirmation: “I,

do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the Constitution of the United States, and the constitution of the State of Arkansas, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of , upon which I am now about to enter.”

SEC. 21. The sureties upon the official bonds of all State officers shall be residents of, and have sufficient property within, the State, not exempt from sale under execution, attachment or other process of any court, to make good their bonds, and the sureties upon the official bonds of all county officers shall reside within the counties where such officers reside, and shall have sufficient property therein, not exempt from such sale, to make good their bonds.

SEC. 22. Either branch of the general assembly, at a regular session thereof, may propose amendments to this constitution; and if the same be agreed to by a majority of all the members elected to each house, such proposed amendments shall be entered on the journals with the yeas and nays, and published in at least one newspaper in each county, where a newspaper is published, for six months immediately preceding the next general election for senators and representatives, at which time the same shall be submitted to the electors of Ine State for approval or rejection, and if a majority of the electors voting at such election adopt such amendments the same shall become al part of this constitution. But no more than three amendments shall be proposed or submitted at the same time. They shall be so submitted as to enable the electors to vote on each amendment separately.

Sec. 23. No officer of this State, nor of any county, city, or town, shall receive, directly or indirectly, for salary, fees, and perquisites, more than five thousand dollars net profit per annum in par funds, and any and all sums in excess of this amount shall be paid into the State, county, city, or town treasury, as shall hereafter be directed by appropriate legislation.

Sec. 24. The general assembly shall provide by law the mode of contesting elections in cases not specifically provided for in this constitution.

Sec. 25. The present seal of the State shall be and remain the seal of the State of Arkansas until otherwise provided by law, and shall be kept and used as provided in this constitution.

SEC. 26. Militia officers, and officers of the public schools, and notaries may be elected to fill any executive or judicial office.

Sec. 27. Nothing in this constitution shall be so construed as to

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