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QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTING-Comtinued.
PREVIOUR RESIDENCE REQUIRED. STATES. Requirements as to Citizenship. in
In In In Pre Persons Excluced from Suffrage.
State. County. Town. einet, Nevada... citizen of the United States..... 6 mo. 30 dys 30 dys 30 dys Idiots, insane, unpardoned con
victs, Indians, Chinese, N. Kamp. Citizen of the United States (a) 6 mo. 6 mo.. 6 mo.. 6 mo.. Paupers (h). N, Jersey Citizen of the United States....1 yr... 5 mo..
Idiots, paupers, Insane, con
victed of crime, unless par
doned or restored by law ). N. M. Ter. citizen of the United States...... 6 mo.3 mo.. 30 dys 30 dys Convicted of felony, unless
parioned, U.S.soldier, sailor,
or camp follower, Indians. N, York'. Citizen who shall have been a lyrik) 4 mo..
(1) Offenders a ainst elective francitizen for ninety days prior
chise rights, guilty of bribery, to election,
betting on elections, and perWoman otherwise qualified but for sex may rote at village elections of town meetings sons convicted of bribery or to raise money by lax or assessment if she owns pro perty in village or tow o. Elec- infamous crime and pot retor of towo not entitled to vote on proposition for raising of inone y or in curring stored to citizenship by the town liability unless he or his wife own property in low 258edsed on laa't assess- Executive. ('on victs in House Dent roll.
of Refuge or Reformatory not
disqualified. N. Car...... Citizen of the United States... 2 yrs.. 6 mo..... 4 mo.. Convicted of lelony or infamous
crimne, idiots, lunatics (o). N. Oak, ... Citizen of the United States 1 yr....
90 dys Under guardianship. persons and civilized Indian t (a).
compos mentis, or CORIvicted of felony and treason,
unless restored to civil rights. Ohio". ...... Citizen of the United States (a) 1 yr... 30dys 20dys 20 dys Idiots, insane, and felons, per
sons in l.s, military and naval
service on duty in Ohio, Okla. citizen of United States (a) t... 6 mo. 60dys 60dys 30 dys Felons, idiots, insane. Oregon... Citizen of U.S. or alien who has 6 mo. No (n) None. None. Idiots, insane, convicted of feldeclared intention more than
2 mo. Convicted of perjury and fraud least one month, and if 22
as election oficers, or bribery years old or more must have
of voters. paid tax within two years, Rhode I. Cítizen of the United States.. ... 2yr
Pampers, lunatics (@). 8. Car........ Citizen of the Uuited States (c2yr(c) 1 yr... 4 mo.. 4 mo.. Felons, bribery unless par.
doned, insane, paupers 8. Dak.*... Citizen of the United States or 6 mo s 30dys 10dys 10 dys under guardianship. insane, alien who has declared inter
convicied of treason or felony, tion, Iudian who has severed
mless par toned, U.S. soldiers, tribal relations (it).
seamen, and narines. Tenn. Citizen of the U.S, who has paid 1 yr... 6 mo.
Convicted of bribery or other poll-thx of preceding year.
infamous offence. Texas*......
citizen of the C. s. or alien 1 yr... 6 mo.. 6 mo.. (d) Idiots, lunatics, paupers, felons who' has declared intention
unless pardoned or restored. six months prior to election.
U'. S. sollers, marines, and
seamen (m). Utah.... Citizen of the United States, 1 yr.. 4 mo............ 60 dys Idiots, insane, convicted of tren. male or female.
son orcrime against elective
franchise, unless pardoned (1). Vermont Citizen of the United States..... 1 yr... 3 mo.. 3 mo.. 3 mo. Those who have not obtained
the approbation of the local
hoard of civil authority. Virginia See note at foot of page.., 2 yrs. 1 yr... 1 yr... 30 dys Idiots, lunaties, paupers (M) (1). Wash'n' . Citizen of the United States 1 yr... 90dys 30dys 30 dys Idiois, lunatics. convicted of and all residents of Territory
infa:nous crimes, Iudians not prior to Statehood (a).
taxed. West Va, Citizen of the State............. 1 yr... 60 dys 6 mo...
Paupers, Idiots, lunatics, con
victed of treason. felony, or
bribery at elections, WI8......... Citizen of United States or alien 1 yr... 10dys 10dys 10 dys Under guardianship. insane, who has declared intention,
convicted of crime or treason, and civilized Indians t (i).
hetting on elections. Wyom..... Citizen of the United States, 1 yr... 60 dys 10 dys 10 dys Idiots, insane. lelons, unahle male or female.
to rend State Constitution in
the English language, Australian Baillot law or a modification of it in force, + India's must have severed trial relations. One year's residence in the United States prior to election required. (a) Women can vote in school elections. (c) Ministers in charge of an organized church and teachers of public schools are entitled to vote after six months' realdence in the State. (1) Actual residence in the precinct or district required. (e) Who has paid six months before rlection anv poll-tax then stue, and can read and write any section of the State Constitution, or can show that he owns and has paid all taxes due the previous rear on property in the State arrested at $300 or more. (f) Or convicted of bribery, embezzlement of public funds, treason, forgery, perjury, feloni, and petty furceny, duelists and a bettore, unless pardoned by Legislature. (g) Or perenna non compose mentis, sentence to State Prison for one year or more lakes away right to voto until restored by General Assembly, onder guardianship.. (h) A sa persons scored from paying tax-s at their own request, spil those unable to ra the State Constitution in English, or writ. (j) No soldier, seaman, or marine deemed . rosident because stationed in the State. (k) Inhabitance not residence. (Thirty dass in election district. (mi And any person subject to poll- tax who failed to pay gaine prior to Feb. 1 of year in which he offers to vote. (n) Must be resident of County to vote for County officers. (0) All persons unable to read and write, and whose ancestor was not entitled to vote prior to Jan, 1, 1867.
In Virginia.-Voting qualifications. All persons who six months before the election have paid their state poll-tares for the three preceding years. Also any person who served in time of war in the army or nary of the United States, of the Confederate States, or of any State of the United States or of the Confederate States.
Residents of the District of Columbia never had the right to vote therein for national Bienne, or on other matters of pathopal Copcorn, after the Territory embraced in It was ceded to the United States and became the sast of the general government
Requirements Regarding Registration of Voters.
(Continuation of "Qualifications for Voting,'' on preceding pages.) THE registration of voters is required in the States of Alabama. California. Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho. Louisiana. Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (four months before election), Montana. Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Yorth Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah. Vermout. Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoining, and the Territories of Arizona and New Mexico.
in Pemusylvania volers are registered by the assessors. If any voter is missed by assessors and not registered he can swear in his vote.
In Ohio it is required in cities oi 11,800 to 100,000 population in presidential years; annually in cities of 100,000 or over.
In Illinois registration of voters is required by law, and in Cook County, where (Chicago is forated. pers0119 not registered are not entitled to vole; but outside of Cook County generally this can vote if not registered by swearing in their votes, and producing one witness, a householder and registered
In lowa in cities having 3,500 inhabrianes. In Nebraska in cities of over 7.000 inhabitants,
lu Kentucky in all incorporated towns and cities in Kansai in cities of the first and second clasz, in North Dakota in cities and villages of 800 inhabitants and over, in Ohio in cities of the first and second class,
In Missouri it is requirest in cities of 25.000 inhabitants and over.
In Rhode Island non-taxpayers are required to register yearly belore June 30, In South Dakota registration is required prior to general biennial elections.
The registration of voters is not required in Arkansas, Indiana, New Hampshire or Texas.
In 1907 the Rhode Island Legislature rejected a bill giving women full sufrage, June, 196, Oregon refused to adopt a woman suffrage amendment to its constitutiou by a vote of 47,075 to 36,002,
In Kansas women possess school suffrage, established in 1861, and níunicipal suffrage, establistin 1887.
In eighteen additional States tomen possess school suffrage: In Michigan and Minnesota, estah. lished in 1875, in Yew llampshire and Oregon in 1878; in Massachusetts in 1879; in New York and Verinont in 1880; in Nebraska in 1983; in Wisconsin in 1:40); in Washington in 1886; in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, North Dakota, and South Dakota in 1887; iu Connecticut in 1893; iu vhio in 1891.
Two states permit women to vote upon the issuance of municipal bonds: Montana, established in 1887; Town, in 1991.
Louisiana gave all women taxpayers the suffrage upon all questions submitted to the taxpayers in 1898.
In 1901 the New York Legislature passed a law providing that "a woman who possesses the qualifications to vote for villige or jor town officers, except the qualification of sexi WIIis the owner of property in the village assessed upon the last preceding assessment roll thereof, is entitled to vole upou n proposition to raise money by tax or assessment.
In Great Britain isomen can vote for all officers except memhers of Parliament.
In Australia and New Zealand women have full suitrage; also in the Isle of Man, Iceland and Finland.
In Cape Colony, in Canada, in Sweden, and in parts of India womeu vote on various terms for municipal or school ollicers,
The National American Woman's Suffrage Association --Rev. Anna H. Shar, Swarthmore, Pa., President; Vice-President-at-Large, Mrs. Florence Kelley, New York City; ('urrains serriary, Kitte M. Gordon, New Orleans, Lie; Recording Secretary, Alice Stone Blackwell, Boston, Mass.: Treasurer, Harriet Taylor l'pton, Warren, O.; Laura Clay', Lexington, Ky, and Dr. Anuice Jeifrey's Myers, Portland, Ore., Auditor National Headquarters, Warren, O.
The New York State Association Opposed to live Extension of the suffrage to women has its Central Committee in New York City. Its officers are as follows: Mrs. Lymin Abboll, residenti Mrs. Arthur V. Dodge, First Vice-l'resident: Mrs Eihu Root, Mrs. Richard Walton clair, Mrs. William A. Putnam, Vrs. Phillips. Van Pillen, MN (ieorge D. Miller, and Mis, William P. Sortrup, Vice-Presidents; Mis. George Waddington, Treasurer: Mrs. George Phillips, Sperelars, 877 Wt End Avenue, Vew York. There are also organizations in Massachus-tis, ninois, Oregon, Iowa, and Washington. These are founded will the object of testifying to legislative committees and through the medium of the public press that the opposition to woman sutrage is based upon whint is claimed to be the intelligant conviction of the majority o, representative wonten in all lines of social, industrial, and domestic progress Pamphlets with information as to the objects of the Association may be had from the Secretary.
National Republican League of the United States.
TIe Yational Republican Lrague of the United States was organized in Chickering Hall. New York City, December 1.5 17. 1887, by delegates from about 3:50 Republican clubs of the United States, assembled in national convention, pursuant to a call issued by the Republican (lub of New York City. It is composed of the Republican clubs of the United States, orgauized by States and united in a national organization, Its purpose is Organization and Education.'' It ainus to enlist recruits for the Republican party, particularly the younger men and the first voters.” National conventions dre vince been held at Baltimori, 158: Nashville, 130 ('incinnati, 1991; Bufalo, 1992; LouisT!!!, 1893; Denver, 1891; (levolani, 1995; Mumkin. 1896; Detroit, 1997; 0, 1 98 (bente nial sessions aítrwud): St. Paul, 1980; (hicago, 1 02: Indianapolis, 1904: Philadelphia, 1906. Oce-President, (innl. E. A. MC Alpin. New York Cic. Secretarv.Chaunav Dewav.02 Chamhar of Commerce Bulding, Chicago, Ill.
Democratic National and State Committees.
DEMOORATIO NATIONAL COMMITTEE. Appointed by the Deinocratic National Convention at St. Louis, Mo., July, 1904. Chairman....... Thos. TAGGART... Indianapolis. Mississippi.......0. H. Wilhams....Jackson.
.Wm. A. Rothwell. Moberly. Secretary..........Urey Woodson..... Owensboro, Ky. Missouri ....... Alabama........H. D. Clayton...... Eufaula.
Montana.... C. W, Hoffman.... Helena. Alaska........... Arthur K. Dalany.Juneau.
Nebraska........J. 0. Dahlman ....Omaha.
Nevada. Arizona..........Ben. M. Orawford. Phwpis.
John H. Dennis... Reno.
New Mexico.. .... H. B. Fergusson... Santa Fé.
North Carolina...Josephus Daniels.. Raleigh. Dist. of Col......James L. Norris... Washington, North Dakota....H. D, Allert....... Bismarck, Florida.........Jeff'son B, Browne.Jacksonville.
Tom L. Johnson ..Cleveland. Georgia ..........Clark Howell....., Atlanta.
Oklahoma... R. A. Billups...... Cordell, Hawaii........... Palmer P. Woods.. Honolulu. Pennsylvania.....J. M. Guffey....... Pittsburgh. Idaho ............Simon P. Donnelly.Cour d'Alene. Rhode Island ....G. W. Greene...... Woonsocket. Illinois, ........ Roger C. Sullivan..Chicago. South Carolina...B. R. Tillman..... Trenton. Indiana. ..Thomas Taggart... Indianapolis, South Dakota....E, S. Johnson. .... Pierre. Indian Territory. R. L. Williams....Muscogee. Tennessee.... .R, E. Mountcastle. Nashville, low&..............Chas A. Walsh....Ottumwa,
R. M. Johnston.... Houston. Kansas....... .John H. Atwood.. Topeka
Utah.............D. H. Peery.......Salt Lake City Kentuokya, in..
Uroy Woodson..... Owensboro. Vermont......... B. B. Smalley..... Burlington, Louisiana N. O. Blanchard...Shreveport. Virginia. ..J. Taylor Ellyson. Richmond. Inryland... LV, Baughman t. Baltimore. Washington......John Y. Terry..... Seattle. assachusetts.... Wm. A, Gaston..., Boston,
West Virginia...John T. McGraw..Grafton. Michigan.......D. J. Campau.....Detroit.
Wisconsin.. ..T. E. Ryan........Waukesha. Minnesota.. T. T. Hudson . St. Paul
Wyoming .J. E. Osborne...... Rawlins.
DEMOCRATIC STATE COMMITTEES.
E. W. Petus, Jr.... Selma.
John T. Barnett. Ouray. Connecticut.. Chas. W. Comstock. Norwich
E. S. Thomas..
Chas. H. Hall.
Chas. E. Arney..
Jos. L. Reiley... Indinnapolis. lowa C. W. Miller..........
W. H. L. Pepperell.... Concordia.
Dennis E. Bowman... Waterville. Maryland. Murray Vandiver. Havre de Grace
Lloyd Wilkinson..... Massachusetts *. John P. Feeney
Geo. T. McLaughlin. Sandwich.
A. R. Canfield.
Ed. A. Stevens Minneapolis,
Fort Benton. Thos, O. Kurtz.... Helena.
J. G. Driscoil.
John B. Jameson.. Antrim.
William K. Devereux Asbury Park. New Mexico... A. A. Jones.
East Las Vegas. W. B. Walton.. Silver City.
John W. Potter.. Maroy. North Carolina. H. G. Ohatham. Elkin..
Alex, J. Feild.
Raleigh. North Dakota J, L. Cashel.... Grafton.
E. A. McCann..
W. L, Chapman. Shawnee.
P. Gray Meek...
Bellefonte. Rhode Island. F. E. Fitzsimmons Lonsdale,
Peter J. Gaskin,. Valley Falls. South Carolina . Wilie Jones.
H. E. Hitchcock.. Mitchell.
J. O. McNenlus. Dallas.
Salt Lake City.
J. N. Brenaman.
Carl Eshelman.. West Virginis. John T. McGraw Grafton..
J. Carl Vance.
Warren Galvin.. Rawlins. • Committees subject to revision in Statos marked..
Republican National and State Committees.
REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE.
Bld., Washing'n Montana.. John D. Waite.... Lewiston.
New Hampshire. Frank 8. Streeter.. Concord.
North Carolina.. E O. Duncan Raleigh.
Myron T. Herrick . Cleveland. Dist. Coluinbia.. Robert Reyburn... Washington, Oklahoma. .O. M. Cade......... Shawnee. Florida ...... ....J. N. Coombs...... Apalachicola. Oregon.
Chas, H. Carey.... Portland.
..Judson W. Lyons.. Augusta, Pennsylvania, ... Boies Penrose...... Philadelphia.
Rhode Island. ... Charles R. Brayton. Providence.
South Dakota....J. M. Greene.......Chamberlain, Iowa...
Ernest E, Hart.... Council Bluffs. Tennessee..... W. P. Brownlow...Jonesboro. Kansas.... David W. Mulvane.Topeka.
Cecil A, Lyon.. Sherman. Kentucky. ...John W. Yerkes... Danville.
O. E. Loose. ..Provo. Louisiana........Pearl Wright......New Orleans. Vermont.. ..James W. Brock... Montpelior. Maine ......John F. Hill....... Augusta. Virginin
George E. Bowden. Norfolk. Maryland........S. A. Williams.... Baltimore. Washington... Levi Ankeny Walla Walla, Massachusetts... W. Murray Crane.. Dalton.
West Virginia...N. B. Scott. Wheeling.
REPUBLICAN STATE COMMITTEES.
San Francisco. E. F. Woodward San Francisco,
Samuel H. Wood... Denver. Connecticut.. Michael Kenealy. Stamford
George E. Hinman.. Willimantic."
Wilmington, Frank L. Speakman... Wilmington. !
John H. Deveaux... Savannah,
Edward St. Clair... Chicago.
C. F. Franke... Parkersburg.'
Clyde W. Miller Osage City
Alvis S. Bennett Louisville,
M. J. McFarlane New Orleans.
John C. Siinering. Baltimore. Massachusetts.. Geo. H. Doty
Wm. M, Flanders Boston,
D. E. Alward...... Olare.
Fergus Falls. Chas. H. Warner... Aitkin.
T. V. McAllister Vicksburg.
Joseph McCoy. St. Louis.
Fletcher Maddox,.. Great Falls. Chas, E. Wight.. Anaconda.
A. N. Salisbury. Reno. New Hampshire. Jacob H. Gallinger..... Concord.
L, A. Thorp.
Manchester. New Jersey Franklin Murphy..... Newark.... Malcolm MacLear... Newark, New Mexico.. H. O. Bursum
Chas. V. Safford .... Sante Fé. New York
Timothy L. Woodruff.. New York City. Lafayette B. Gleason.. New York City.. North Carolina. S. B. Adams..
W. S. Pearson....... Morganton, North Dakota.. L. B. Hanna
M. H. Jewell.. Bismarok.
John R. Malloy....... Columbus.
S. O. Spencer.
Portland. Pennsylvania.. W. R. Andrews
Meadville... John R. Williams.. Scranton, Rhode Island .. H. J. Gross...
Providence... Nathan M. Wright.... Providence. South Carolina.. Edmund H. Deas.. Darlington.. W. F. Myers...
Columbia, South Dakota.... W. C. Cook....
Plankinton.. J, S. Wingfield.. Mitchell.
Newell Sanders.. Chattanooga Lee Brock, Act. Seo... Nashville.
Walter E. Baker... Sherman, Utah
Wesley K. Walton Salt Lake City George B. Squires, Salt Lake Olty.
Frederick S. Platt. Poultney.
J. W. Lysons ....
Virgil 1. Highland.. Clarksburg.
James E. Thomas.. Waukesha,
Robert P. Fuller ...... Cheyenne.
Prohibition Party National Committee.
OHARLES R, JONES, Chicago, Ill.
.A. G. WOLFENBARGER, Lincoln, Neb.
.....FELL T, MOWHIRTER, Indianapolis, Ind. Arizona-Frank J. Sibley, Tucson: J. O, Watson, Phenix, Arkansas-J. M. Parker, Dardanelle; H, Brady, Beebe, California-A B. Taynton, Oakland; Fred. F. Wheeler, Los Angeles. Colorado-A.O. Reinhardt, Denver; J. N. Scouller, Denver, Connecticut-Frederick G. Platt, Now Britain; E.L.G. Hobenthal, South Manchester. Delaware-George W. Todd, Wilmington; Ashton R. Tatum, Wilmington, Florida-A, L, Izler, Ocala: Francis Trueblood, Bradentown. Georgia-R. S. Cheves, Zenith. IdahoSilas S. Gray. Star: Herbert A. Lee, Weiser. Ilipois--Oliver W. Stewart, Chicago; Frank S. Regan, Rockford. Indiana-Felix T. McWhirter, Indianapolis: Charles Eckhart, Auburn. Iowa-A. U. Coates, Perry: Malcolm Smith, Cedar Rapids, Kansas-Earle R. De Lay, Emporia ; T. D. Talmadge, Hutchinson. Kentucky-T.B. Demaree, Nicholasville; F. E. Beauchamp, Lexington, Louisiana-E. E. Israel, Baton Rouge; Walter Miller, New Orleans, Maine--Volney B. Cushing. Bangor; Nathan F. Woodbury, Auburn. Maryland-Finley C. Hendrickson, Cumberland; John N. Parker, Baltimore. Massachusetts-John B. Lewis, Jr., Boston; Herbert S. Morley, Baldwinville. Michigan-Samuel Dickie, Albion; Fred. W. Corbett, Adrian. Minnesota--Bernt B. Haugan, Fergus Falls; George W. Higgins, Minneapolis. Missouri-Charles E. Stokes, Kansas City ; H, P. Faris, Clinton, Nebraska-L. 0. Jones, Lincoln; A. G. Wolfenbarger, Lincoln, New Hampshire-Ray C. Durgin, Nashua: L. F. Richardson, Peterboro. New Jersey-Joel G. Van Cise, Summit: W. H. Nicholson, Haddontield. New York
-William T. Wardwell, New York: J. H. Durkee, Rochester. North Carolina-Edwin Shaver, Salisbury; J. M. Templeton, Cary. North Dakota-Theo. E. Ostlund, Hillsboro; M. H. Kiff, Tower Oity. Ohio-H. F. MacLane, Toledo:Robert Candy, Columbus, Oklahoma-Charles Brown, Cherokee: J. M. Monroe, Oklahoma City. Oregon-F. McKercher, Portland; W. P. Elmore, Brownsville. Pennsylvania-A. A, Stevens, Tyrone; Charles R. Jones, Chicago.' Rhode Island --O, H. Tilley, Providence : Smith Quimby, Hills Grove, South Dakota-0. V. Templeton, Woonsocket; F. J. Carlisle, Brookings. Tennessee--James A, Tate, Harriman; A. D, Reynolds, Bristol. Texas –J. B. Cranfill, Dallas: E. O. Henth, Rockwall. Vermont-S, M, Harris, Vergennes: Fred. L. Page, Barre. Virginia-G. M. Smithdeal, Richmond: Jaines W. Bodley, Staunton. Washington-R. E. Dunlap, Seattle: W. H. Roberts, Latah. West Virginia-Edward W. Mills, Fairmont; U. A. Clayton, Fairmont. Wisconsin-J. E. Clayton, Milwaukee; W. D. Cor, Milwaukee, Wyoming-Lemuel L. Laughlin, Toltee; 0. J. Sawyer, Laramie.
People's Party National Committee.
JAMES H. FERRISS, Jollet, ļu.
W, S. MORGAN, Ilardy, Ark.
.CHARLES Q. DE FRANCE, Lincoln, Neb.
...GEORGE F. WASHBURY, Boston, Mass.
Socialist Labor Party National Committee.
FRANK BOHN, Natiopal Secretary, 28 City Hall Place, New York City. The National Executive Committee is composed of Olive M. Johnson, Fruitvale, Cal.; Joseph Marek, New Haven, Conn. C. A. Jenning, E. St. Louis, 111.; Joseph Matz, Indianapolis, Ind.; J. H. Arnold, Louisville, Ky. Arthur E. Reimer, So, Boston, Mass.; Herman Richter, Hamtramek, Mich.; William Foy, Minneapolis, Miun. ;0. M. Howard, Kansas City, Mo.; Julius Eck, Hoboken, N. J.; Peter Jacobson, Yonkers, N. Y.; John Kircher, Cleveland, O.; D. E. Gilchrist, Pittsburgh, Pa.; A. S. - Dowler, El Paso, Tex.; Steve Brearclitl, Seattle, Wash.; Frank R. Wilke, Milwaukee, Wis.; J. E. Schmidt, Roanoke, Va. The recording secretary of the committee is Edmund Seidel.
The party is organized in local organizations known as "sections."' such sections existing in thirty States. Any seven persons in any city or town of the United States may form a section, providing they acknowledge the platform and constitution of the Socialist Labor party and do not belong to any other political party. In places where no section exists, or where none can be formed, any person complying with the aforesaid provisions may become a member-at-large upon application to the National Executive Committee Sections are not permitted to charge initiation fees, All questions of importance arising within the party are decided by general vote. Al each meeting of the section a chairman is elected, and the same rule holds good with all standing committees,
Socialist Party National Committee. J. MAHLON BARNES, National Secretary, 269 Dearborn Street, Chicago. This organization, known nationally as the socialist Party, is officially known as the Social Democratic Party in Wisconsin, and the Public Ownership Party in Minnesota, to conform to the election laws in those States. The National Executive Commitee is composed of seven men, elected by a national referendum of party members. The national secretary is elected in like manner. The term of office is one year. The following are the members of the National Executive Committee: Robert Bandlow, Cleveland; Obio; A. H. Floaten, Fort Collins, Colo. ; Chas. H Kerr, Chicago, Ill. ; William Mailly, New York, N. Y.; A. M. Simons, Chicago, Ill. ; Chas. G. Towner, Newport, Ky: ; John M. Work, Des Moines, Ia. The national committee is composed of representatives from each organized State or Territory, of which there are thirty-nine. Representation is as follows: "Each State or Territory sball be représented on the national committee by one member and by an additional member for every one thousand members or major fraction thereof in good standing in the party." The apportiopment is made by the national secretary at the beginning of each year, based upon the dues received from the respective States.
The representative to the International Socialistic Bureau is Morris Hlllquit, 320 Broadway, New Yor