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has caused the ballot to be printed. Should any elector de- sire to vote for each and every candidate of one party he shall make a cross markl (X) in the circle under the device of said party, and the vote shall be-counted for all the candidates un- der said device: Provided, however, if a cross mark 4X) be made in the circle under a party (evice and a cross mark (X) be also made after one or more candidates of a different party, or parties, the vote shall be counted for the candidates so marked, and not for the candidates for the samne offices of the party so marked, but the vote shall be counted for the other candidates of saidl party. PAPER FOR BALLOTS. Sec. 5. All ballots shall be printed on plain white paper, sufficiently thick that the printing can not be distinguished from the back, which paper shall be of No. 1 white book paper, and when 26 by 40 inches shall weigh eighty pounds to the ream, or if double cap forty pounds to the ream; and, except in elections for a municipal office, shall be furnished to the County Court Clerk by the Secretary of State, and it shall be the duty of the County (Clerk to notify the Secretary of State thirtv days before the day of the election of the size and the uniuber of ballots which shall be necessary for said county, estimating 50 per cent. more to the precinct than there were ballots cast at the last preceding State election, and the Sec- retarv of State shall furnish the paper as herein provided within ten days after said notification by the County Court (Cerk. If upon anv ticket there be no candidate or candidates for a designated office a blank space equal to the space that would be occupied by such name or names, if they+ were printed thereon, with the blank spaces herein provided for shall be left. Should the Secretary of State fail or refuse to so furnish said paper for the ballots, le shall be guilty of a mi- demeanor, and upon trial and conviction by indictment in Franklin Circuit Court, be fined not less than one thousand i1,000) dollars and not more than five thousand (5,000) dol- lars, in the discretion of the jury. Provided: That in the year 1900 the notice herein provided for to be given to the Secretary of State by the County Court Clerk shall not be given, but immediately after the passage of 6