The New Orleans Book

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L. Graham Company, Limited, Printers, 1915 - New Orleans (La.) - 155 pages

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Page ii - All bills for raising revenue or appropriating money shall originate in the House of Representatives, but the Senate may propose or concur in amendments as in other bills.
Page i - State shall be vested in two distinct branches, the one to be styled the Senate, and the other the House of Representatives, and both together the " Legislature of the State of Texas
Page v - Cases in which the punishment may be at hard labor shall be tried by a jury of five, all of whom must concur to render a verdict...
Page 24 - Louisianians has always been the same; a majority are well disposed, and were it not for the calumnies of some Frenchmen who are among us, and the intrigues of a few ambitious, unprincipled men whose native language is English, I do believe that the Louisianians would be very soon the most zealous and faithful members of our Republic.
Page iii - A pelican, with its head turned to the left, in a nest with three young, the pelican, following the tradition, in the act of tearing its breast to feed its young; around the edge of the Seal to be inscribed 'State of Louisiana.
Page iv - The judicial power of the State is vested in a Supreme Court, Circuit Courts, Courts of Common Pleas, Courts of Probate, justices of the peace, and such other courts inferior to the Supreme Court, as the General Assembly may, from time to time, establish.
Page ii - Vacating roads, town plats, streets or alleys; Relating to cemeteries, grave-yards or public grounds not of the State; Authorizing the adoption or legitimation of children; Locating or changing county seats; Incorporating cities, towns or villages, or changing their charters; For the opening and conducting of elections, or fixing or changing the places of voting...
Page i - Senators shall be upon oath or affirmation, and no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the Senators present. When the Governor of the State is on trial, the Chief Justice or the senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court shall preside.
Page 139 - Except that at the first election the three candidates having the highest number of votes shall serve for four years, and the two candidates having the next highest number of votes shall serve for two years.
Page x - He shall have been an actual bona-fide resident of this State for two years, of the parish one year and of the precinct in which he offers to vote six months next preceding the election; provided, that removal from one precinct to another in the same parish shall not operate to deprive any person of the right to vote in the precinct from which he has removed, until six months after such removal, SEC.

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