their own hands. But the charges against an officer must be sustained by competent witnesses and in a formal manner.
THE TIME OF ELECTIONS is set for the 9th day of March, the officers entering upon their official duties the zest, that is, at the Vernal Equinox. This is the true beginning of the year and is thus recognized in the new social order.
Of course elections to fill vacancies or to form new bands may take place at other times than March asst.
In the primary band and city the elections are to be held every year; in the county, every three years; in the state, every five years; in the nation, every seven years, and in the unation every twelve years.
NOMINATING CONVENTIONS are held twelve days previous to election, in the county, state or nation. These conventions are presided over by the two centers, the recorder, curator and marshal, who already hold office in that county, state or nation, as the case may be. These officers must leave the mass of the numbers entirely free in their election of nominees and in the presentation of subjects for political or social issues. Where two or more political parties exist with different issues, each shall be given one day for a convention. National conventions consist of three delegates from each state, chosen by mass meetings. State conventions have two delegates from each county, chosen in the same way. Only delegates, and not officers, have a vote in the conventions.
THE ARGUMENT. We have thus sketched a plan for the social organism which is in harmony, in each part, with the constitution of man. We have