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registrar. In case the interment or other disposition of the body is to be made in some registration district not contiguous to that in which the death occurred, a complete copy of the certificate of death shall be attached to and made a part of the removal permit issued by the registrar of the district in which the death occurred.

$ 13. Whenever it may be alleged that the facts are not correctly stated in any certificate of death theretofore registered, the local registrar shall require an affidavit under oath to be made by the person asserting the fact, to be supported by the affidavit of one other credible person having knowledge of the facts, setting forth the changes necessary to make the record correct. Having received such affidavits, the local registrar shall file them and shall then draw a line through the incorrect statement or statements in the certificate, without erasing them, and make the necessary corrections, noting on the margin of the certificate his authority for so doing, and transmit the affidavits, attached to the original certificate, when making his regular monthly returns to the state registrar. If the correction relates to a certificate previously returned to the state registrar, the local registrar shall transmit the affidavit forthwith to the state registrar. If the correction is first made upon the original certificate on file in the state bureau of vital statistics, the state registrar shall transmit a certified copy of the original certificate, corrected as above, to the local registrar, who shall thereupon substitute such certified copy for the copy of the certificate in his records. All such corrections and marginal notes referring to them shall be legibly written in ink, typewritten or printed.

$ 14. Each local registrar shall be entitled to be paid the sum of not exceeding twenty-five cents for each death certificate properly and completely made out and registered with him, and by him returned to the state registrar on or before the fifth day of the following month, which sum shall cover and include the making out of the burial permit and the copy of the certificate to be filed and preserved in his office. And in case no deaths were registered during any month, the local registrar shall be entitled to a sum not exceeding twenty-five cents for each report to that effect, promptly made in accordance with the directions of the state registrar: provided, however, that all such compensation for such services shall be fixed by the board of supervisors, city council, trustees or other governing body of such county, city and county, city or town, constituting such registration district.

All amounts payable to registrars under the provisions of this act shall be paid out of the funds provided by the supervisors, council, trustees, or other governing body of such county, city and county, city or town, constituting a primary registration district, upon warrants drawn by the local auditor or other proper local officer of such county, city and county, city or town, which warrants shall specify the number of certificates properly registered and also the number of reports promptly returned where no deaths are registered, with the amount claimed to be due for each: provided, however, that a warrant shall not be issued to any local registrar, or if issued shall not be paid, where notice is previously given by the state registrar to the auditor, treasurer or other proper officer of such county, city and county, city or town constituting such registration district, that the local registrar claiming any fee has failed to comply with the rules and regulations of the state bureau of vital statistics and the instructions of the state registrar.

Each subregistrar shall be entitled to be paid the sum of not exceeding fifteen cents for each death certificate properly and completely registered with him, and by him returned to the local registrar before the fifth day of the following month. All amounts payable to subregistrars shall be paid to them by the local registrars appointing them from the amounts received by the local registrars as hereinbefore provided.

§ 15. The state registrar or local registrar shall, upon request, furnish any person a certified copy of the record of any death registered under provisions of this act, for the making and certification of which he shall be entitled to a fee of fifty cents to be paid by the applicant. And any such copy of the record of a death, when certified by the state registrar or local registrar to be a true copy thereof, shall be prima facie evidence in all courts and places of the facts therein stated. For any search of the files and records, when no certified copy is made, the state registrar or local registrar shall be entitled to a fee of fifty cents, to be paid by the applicant, for each hour or fractional part of an hour employed in such search. And the state registrar or local registrar shall keep a full and correct account of all fees received by him under these provisions and deposit such money with the state treasurer who shall credit the amount to the fund provided and to be used for the payment of the traveling and contingent expenses of the state board of health.

CALIFORNIA CLAIMS AGAINST UNITED STATES-AGENTS TO

COLLECT. To authorize, empower, and direet the governor of the state of California

to employ counsel, agents, and attorneys for the purpose of prosecuting, collecting and recovering the claims of the state of California against the United States of America, to prescribe the terms and conditions of the employment, the rate of compensation therefor, and the manner of payment thereof.

(Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 938, ch. 511.) § 1. The governor of the state of California is hereby authorized, empowered, and directed to employ Jackson H. Ralston, Frederick L. Siddons and William E. Richardson, of Washington, D. C., attorneys transacting business under the firm name and style of Ralston and Siddons, as the counsel, agent, and attorney of the state of California for the purpose of using all and due ways and means, course, diligence, and process, as well at law as in equity, on behalf of the state of California, to prosecute, pursue, and collect all and all manner of debts and claims of the state of California against the United States of America, and generally to act and transact in the name of and for the sole use and benefit of the state of California, all matters and things of whatsoever nature proper and necessary to be done in order fully to prosecute, collect, have, and recover from the United States all and all manner of claims whatsoever now subsisting, made or to be made against the United States by the state of California for or on account of any matter or thing occurring heretofore. The employment aforesaid shall be upon such terins, covenants, and conditions that the said firm of Ralston and Siddons, their successors and assigns, shall give their best professional services, skill, and time to the interests of the state of California and shall receive, have, and take for all their services the sum of ten per centum of the amount of all the claims of the state of Calfornia which may be recovered hereafter by or through the said firm as agents, counsel, and attorneys for the state of California, over and above the sum of two hundred thousand dollars, lawful money of the United States of America, recoverable by the state of California from the United States of America pursuant to that certain act entitled; “An act making an appropriation to pay the claim of George M. Hawley, as the duly qualified and acting administrator of the estate of James E. Hale, deceased, and Thomas M. Nosler, against the state of California, and providing the manner of paying the same. Approved March twenty-four, one thousand nine hundred and three, and set out in the statutes of California, one thousand nine hundred and three, at pages three hundred and ninety-seven and three hundred and ninety eight." It shall be expressly understood, covenanted, and agreed that all compensation for the employment of the said firm of Ralston and Siddons, their successors and assigns, shall be contingent upon the actual pay. ment of the money claimed and recovered into the treasury of the state of California and shall be due and payable only and immediately after the amount recovered from the United States of America shall be paid into the treasury of the state of California, or as soon thereafter as may be. Ten per centum of the amount of all said claims actually paid into the treasury of the state of California, over and above the said two hundred thousand dollars hereinabove mentioned, is hereby appropriated and granted out of the amount of all the claims recovered from the United States of America, whenever and as soon as the same is paid into the treosury, for the purpose of paying the firm of Ralston and Siddons as herein provided; and the controller of state is hereby authorized to draw his warrant for the amount of the compensation of the said firm of Ralston and Siddons whenever and as soon as payment by the United States of America to the state of California is made, and the treasurer of state is hereby directed to pay the same; and in the event the United States of America shall pay some or some part of the claims of the state of California at one time and some or some part thereof at another time, then and in that event the controller of state is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants for the compensation of the said firm of Ralston and Siddons from time to time as the compensation shall accrue and be earned by reason of a payment of money into the treasury of the state of California by the United States of America on account of any claim of the state of California. The state of California shall not at any time or under any circumstances be held liable for any cost, expense, or disbursement whatsoever in, for, or about the said claims or any of them, or the prosecution or collection thereof; and all the cost, expense, and disbursement necessary and proper therein or therefor shall be made, maintained, and discharged by the said Ralston and Siddons at their own proper cost and expense. Nothing in this act or elsewhere container shall be deemed or construed to supersede the employment of any other person, agent, attorney or counsel, by the state of California prior hereto, or the full and true payment to them or any of them of due compensation for their services by the state of California; and the payment herein provided for shall be made to the said firm of Ralston and Siddons, their successors and assigns, by the state of California in lawful money of the United States of America.

§ 2. Any claim arising against the state of California in favor of the said firm of Ralston and Siddons, their successors and assigns, under the provisions of this act is hereby specially exempted from the operation of section six hundred and seventy-two of the Political Code of the state of California.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL PURCHASE OF LAND. Making an appropriation for the purchase of land and a water supply at the

California polytechnic school.

(Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 196, ch. 163.) § 1. There is hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, to be used in the purchase of thirty acres of land and the acquirement of a water supply at the California polytechnic school.

§ 2. The controller is hereby authorized to draw his warrant in favor of the board of trustees of the California polytechnic school, upon its requisition for the same, and the treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same.

§ 3. The moneys hereby appropriated shall be expended under the direction of the said board of trustees, but all requisitions shall be audited and allowed by the state board of examiners before payment.

§ 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL-DORMITORY. Making an appropriation for the construction and furnishing of a dormi

tory building at the California polytechnic school.

(Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 197, ch. 164.) § 1. There is hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars, to be used in the construction and furnishing of dormitories at the California polytechnic school.

$ 2. The controller is hereby authorized to draw warrants from time to time, as the work shall progress, in favor of the board of trustees of said California polytechnic school, upon its requisition for the same, and the treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same.

$ 3. The moneys hereby appropriated shall be expended under the direction of the said board of trustees, but all requisitions shall be audited and allowed by the state board of examiners, before payment.

§ 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL-IMPROVEMENTS. To provide for certain improvements at the California polytechnic school

and making an appropriation therefor.

(Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 197, ch. 165.) $ 1. The sum of thirty-nine thousand dollars, is hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated to be paid to the order of the board of trustees of the California polytechnic school, as follows, to wit:

For the erection of shops and for the furnishing of the same, twenty thousand dollars.

For the construction of two cottages for the use of employees, five thousand dollars.

For the construction of a creamery building, and the furnishing thereof, twelve thousand dollars.

For the construction of tool and workhouse for gardener, and the use of classes in gardening, two thousand dollars.

All bills for materials, machinery, or in payment, in whole or in part, of any contract, shall be audited by the board of trustees of said school and approved by the state board of examiners, before being paid.

$ 2. The controller is hereby authorized to draw warrants from time to time in favor of said board of trustees, upon its requisition for the same, and the treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

CALIFORNIA WINES UNIFORM NOMENCLATURE. To prevent deception in the manufacture and sale of California wines by

establishing a uniform wine nomenclature for pure wines, to secure its enforcement, and to provide a penalty for the violation of the provisions thereof.

(Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 127, ch. 104.) § 1. A uniforin wine nomenclature is hereby adopted for pure wines manufactured in this state from the juice of the grape. Such wine nomenclature shall consist in the use of the prefix “cal” or “cala” to the name of any kind, type, name or abbreviation of name of wine, as for example: "calclaret," “calburgundy," or "calariesling,” etc., in stamping or labeling such wines.

§ 2. And it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, in this state, to use such prefix in connection with wine nomenclature upon any imprint, label, trademark, tag, stamp, stencil, paper, or brand, or other inscription or device, placed or impressed upon any vessel, bottles, cask, barrel, case, or package, containing any liquid substance other than pure wine of California manufacture, made from the juice of the grape; or to use in marking, branding, stamping, stenciling, tagging, or labeling any vessel, bottle, cask, barrel, case, or package containing any liquid other than pure wine of California manufacture, made from the juice of the graps, any imitation or counterfeit of such nomenclature, or any paper or brand in the similitude or resemblance thereof, or any paper or brand of such form and appearance

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