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hy said person, which record shall be kept open for inspection to all the inembers in such company at the office of the secretary thereof.

Sec. 4. The directors of such company may issue policies, signed by the president and secretary, agreeing, in the name of the company, to pay all losses or damage by fire, for a term not exceeding five years, to the holder of such policy, not exceeding the sumn named therein.

Sec. 5. Every person insured against loss or damage by fire, shall give his undertaking, bearing even date with the policy so issued to him, binding himself, his heirs and assigns, to pay his pro rata share to the company of all losses or damage by fire which may be sustained by any member thereof. And every such undertaking shall, within five days after the execution thereof, be filed with the secretary in the office of said company, and shall remain on file iu said office, except when required to be produced in court as evidence. He shall also, at the time of receiving insurance, pay such percentage in cash, or such reasonable sum named in the policy, as may be required by the rules and by-laws of the company.

SEC. 6. Every member of said company who sustains loss by fire shall immediately notify the secretary of said company, or, in case of his absence, the president thereof, specifying the property destroyed, the damage and cause thereof, which officer shall forthwith ascertain and adjust the amount of such loss or damage, or who shall forth with convene the directors of such company, whose duty it shall be to appoint a committee of not more than three members of said company to ascertain the amount of such loss; and in case of the inability of the parties to agree upon the amount of such damage the clainant shall choose a disinterested party, and the company shall choose a disinterested party who shall constitute a board of arbitration to settle such loss; and in case these parties cannot agree they shall choose a third party to act with them, and said board of arbitration shall have power to examine witnesses and deterinine all matters in dispute, and the decision of said board shall be final.

Sec. 7. The company, under the provisions of this Act, may classify property insured at the time of issuing the policy thereon under different rates, corresponding as nearly as may be to the greater or less risk from fire or loss which may attach to each several building or personal property insured. Whenever the amount of any loss shall be ascertained, and there are not sufficient funds in the treasury to pay such loss or damage, the president or secretary shall convene the directors of said company, who shall make assessinents on the property insured, taking in connection the rate of premium under which it may have been classified.

Sec. 8. It shall be the duty of the secretary, whenever such assessments shall have been completed, to notify every person composing such company, by letter sent to their postoffice address, of the amount of such loss, and the sum due from him as his share thereof, and the time when and to whom such payment is to be made, and such time shall not be less than thirty days nor more than sixty days from the time of such notice.

Suits at law may be brought against any member of such company who shall refuse or neglect to pay any assessment made upon them by the provisions of this Act, and the directors of such company so formed who shall wilfully neglect to perform the duties imposed upon him under

Sec. 9.

the foregoing sections of this Act shall be personally liable to the individual sustaining such loss.

SEC. 10. No company formed under the provisions of this Act shall in. sure any property outside the county in which such organization is formed, nor within the limits of any incorporated town or city, except only warehouses of farmers' organizations, and such other buildings as may be used in connection with the business of agriculture. All farm buildings within the limits of the county, and all other property of the farm subject to damage by fire, may be insured under the provisions of this Act. SEC. II.

The directors of each company shall be chosen annually by ballot, as shall be provided by the by-laws of such company, but each member shall have one vote, and no member shall vote by proxy.

SEC. 12. It shall be the duty of the secretary of each company, immediately preceding the annual election, to prepare a statement, which shall be a complete report of the amount insured, the number of policies issued, and to whom, and all other matters pertaining to the business of such companies, which statement shall be reported to the board of directors and subject to examination by any member of said organization.

SEC. 13. Any company so formed may adopt such by-laws for its regulation as are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, and may therein prescribe the compensation for its officers.

Whereas an emergency exists therefor this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved the 6th day of February, 1899.

Sec. 14.

H. B. NO. 48.

AN ACT
DEFINING WHAT SHALL CONSTITUTE A DAY'S WORK ON PUBLIC works.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

SECTION 1. That not more than eight hours actual work shall constitute a lawful day's work on all State, county and municipal works: Provided, That nothing in this Act contained shall be construed as meaning any labor except manual labor, employed by the day, and nothing in this Act contained shall apply to State, county or municipal officials, or to any employees of the State, or any county or municipality, who are paid inonthly or yearly salaries.

Sec. 2. That any and all bids for work on public buildings or other public works of the State, or of any county or municipality of the State, shall expressly state and declare that all laborers and mechanics employed by the day on such buildings or public works, or in the preparation of materials to be directly used for or in the construction of such buildings or public works, shall be employed on the basis of eight hours as a lawful day's work.

Whereas an emergency exists therefor this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved on the 6th day of February, 1899.

SEC. 3

H. B. NO. 49.

AN ACT

RELATING TO THE DELIVERY OF INSANE PERSONS TO THE ASYLUM AND AMENDING SEC.

TIONS EVEN HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-SEVEN AND SEVEN IUNDRED AND EIGHTY OF THE REVISED STATUTES OF JDAHO.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

SECTION I. That section 777 of the Revised Statutes of Idaho be amended to read as follows: "Section 777. The insane person, together with the order of the judge and certificate of the physician, must be delivered to the sheriff of the county, and by him must be delivered to the agent appointed by the inedical superintendent for the conveyance of such insane person to the asylum. Immediately upon receiving such insane person, together with the order and certificate aforesaid, the sheriff must immediately notify the medical superintendent of the asylum by telegraph, if there be telegraph communication accessible between the place where such insane person is and the asylum; if not, then the sheriff shall notify the medical superintendent of the asylum by letter, to be sent not later than one day after the sheriff receives the order and certificate aforesaid, of the facts; and at the time of delivering the order and certificate to the sheriff the examining physician, or physicians, together with the judge issuing the order, shall also deliver to the sheriff a certificate showing whether, in their judgment, one or more persons will be required to convey such insane person to the asylum; and the sheriff shall inform the medical superintendent of the asylum as to such facts at the time of giving the notice in this Act provided."

SEC. 2. That section 780 of the Revised Statutes of Idaho be amended to read as follows: “Section 780. Upon receipt of the notice from the sheriff provided for in section 777 of this chapter the medical superintendent must at once designate some person ainong the employees of the asylum as an agent to transport such insane person to the asylum, and, if it be deemed necessary, he shall designate also from said employees a person to act as the assistant of such agent. Such agent (and assistant if any be appointed) must at once proceed to the county where such insane person is in custody, and demand and receive from the sheriff such insane person, the order of the judge and the certificate of the physician, the agent receipting to the sheriff therefor. The agent must thereupon convey such insane person, together with such order and certificate, to the asylum, and surrender the same to the medical superintendent; and the latter shall at once notify the Governor that such insane person has been received at said asylum. The actual and necessary expenses of the agent, his necessary assistant and of the insane person when transferred from the custody of the sheriff to the asylum must be allowed and paid as other claims against the asylum;. but the compensation of the agent and necessary assistant shall be only that allowed them while employed in the asylum.''

SEC. 3. Au emergency existing, therefore this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

All acts and parts of acts in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

Approved on the 6th day of February, 1899.

Sec. 4.

H. B. NO. 50.

AN ACT LIMITING THE PERSONAL LIABILITY OF STOCKHOLDERS OF CORPORATIONS; AMENDING SEC.

TION 2609 REVISED STATUTES OF IDAHO. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

That section two thousand six hundred and nine of the Revised Statutes is amended to read as follows:

Section 2609. Each stockholder of a corporation is individually and personally liable for its debts and liabilities to the full amount unpaid upon the par or face value of the stock or shares owned by him. Any creditor of the corporation may institute actious against any of its stockholders jointly or severally, and in such action the court must determine the amount unpaid upon the stock held or owned by each defendant, and a several judginent must be entered against him for a sum not exceeding such amount; and nothing in this title must be construed to render any stockholder individually or personally liable, as such stockholder, for debts or liabilities of the corporation, either at the suit of a creditor or for assessinents or calls, to an amount exceeding the balance unpaid upon his stock, or the difference between the amount that has been actually paid upon his stock and the par or face value thereof, except when so liable on the ground of fraud or misrepresentation, or concealment, or for neglect or misconduct as an officer, agent, stockholder, or member of the corporation; and no corporation shall issue any stock as paid up, in whole or in part, or credit any amount, assessment or call as paid upon any of its stock, except for money, property, labor or services actually received by the corporation, or actually paid upon the indebtedness of the corporation as provided in this section, to the full value of the amount credited upon such stock. If any stockholder of any insolvent corporation pays the full amount unpaid upon the stock held by him, as above defined, upon the overdue debts of the corporation, incurred while he was such stockholder, he is relieved from any further personal liability upon his stock, but not from any liability for fraud, neglect or misconduct. The liability of each stockholder is determined by the amount of stock or shares owned by him at the time the debt or liability was incurred by the corporation; and such liability is not released or discharged by any subsequent transfer of stock. When such liability does not arise upon contract it shall be deemed to be incurred when judgment therefor is obtained against the corporation. The term stockholder, as used in this section, applies not only to such persons as appear by the books of the corporation to be such, but also to every equitable owner of stuck, although the same appears on the books in the name of another; and, also, to every person who has advanced the installments or purchase money, or subscribed for stock, in the name of a minor, so long as the latter remains a minor; and, also, to every guardian or trustee who voluntarily invests any trust funds in the stock. Trust funds in the hands of a guardian or trustee are not liable under the provisions of this section, by reason of any such investment; nor is the person for whose benefit such investment is made responsible in respect to the stock until he becomes competent and able to control the same; but the responsibility of the guardian or trustee making the investment continues until that period, or while the investment continues. Stock held as collateral security, or by a trustee who is not the beneficial owner, or in any other representa

tive capacity without a beuefical interest, does not make the holder thereof a stockholder within the meaning of this section, except in the cases above mentioned, so as to charge him with the debts or liabilities of the corporation, but the pledgor, or person, or estate represented is to be deemed the stockholder, as respects such liability. Members of corporations not organized for profit and having no capital stock are not individually or personally liable for its debts or liabilities, unless such liability is imposed by the by-laws of the corporation and then only to the extent so imposed; any such liability may be enforced, to the extent imposed by the by-laws, by joint or several actions against members, as before provided. The liability of each stockholder of a corporation not formed under the laws of this State, but doing business within the State, is the same as the liability of stockholders of corporations organized under the laws of this State,

SEC. 2. That all corporations doing business in this State, whether organized under the laws of this State, or some other State, desiring to avail themselves of the provisions of this Act, shall cause to be written or printed after the corporate name, on its stock certificates, letter and bill heads, and all its official documents the word "limited;" also, after the corporate signature to all official or public documents the word liinited."

Whereas an emergency exists therefor this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved on the 6th day of February, 1899.

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SEC. 3

H. B. NO, 51.

AN ACT

CONCERNING FEES AND COMPENSATION OF COUNTY OFFICERS.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

SECTION 1. The clerk of the district court may lawfully charge, demand and receive the following fees for services rendered in discharging the duties imposed on him by law:

For entering each suit on the register of actions, and making the necessary entries therein, twenty-five cents.

For issuing every summons, attachment, writ of injunction, or other original writ or process, fifty cents.

For issuing each subpoena, ten cents.
For filing each paper, fifteen cents.

For entering of record every motion, rule, order, default, non-suit, or discontinuance, twenty cents per folio.

For entering every cause on the calendar, and making a copy thereof for the bar, for each term of court, fifty cents.

For calling and swearing every jury, fifty cents.
For receiving and entering each verdict of a jury, fifty cents.
For entering every final judgment, for each folio, twenty cents.

For making a copy of any paper or record, including certificate, when required, for each folio, twenty cents.

For making and filing judgment roll, fifty cents.
For every certificate under seal, twenty-five cents.

For issuing every commission to take testimony, including certificate and seal, one dollar.

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