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deficiency or whole amount (as the case inay be) shall be collected from his bondsmen, as other liabilities.

Section 878—The several amounts allowed to the contractors in the several and respective contract road districts shall be audited and allowed as other claims against the county by the board of county commissioners at their regular meeting, and shall be paid quarterly.

Section 879—In all road districts set apart as contract road districts, the road poll tax thereon shall be collected by the tax collector and be, by him, paid into the county treasurer and applied to the county road fund.

All acts and parts of acts conflicting with the provisions of this bill are hereby repealed.

Sec. 18. That section nine hundred and forty-eight be, and the same is hereby, repealed. SEC. 19.

Au einergency existing therefor, this Act shall take effect and be in force immediately after its passage.

Approved on the 7th day of February, 1899.

SEC. 17

H. B. NO. 57.

AN ACT
TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPORTIONMENT OF THE LEGISLATURE.

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

SECTION 1. The apportionment of the two houses of the Legislature is as follows:

The first senatorial district consists of the County of Ada, and shall elect one Senator.

The second senatorial district consists of the County of Blaine, and shall elect one Senator.

The third senatorial district consists of the County of Bannock, and shall elect one Senator.

The fourth senatorial district consists of the County of Bear Lake, and shall elect one Senator.

The fifth senatorial district consists of the County of Bingham, and shall elect one Senator.

The sixth senatorial district consists of the County of Boise, and shall elect one Senator.

The seventh senatorial district consists of the County of Canyon, and shall elect one Senator.

The eighth senatorial district consists of the County of Cassia, and shall elect one Senator.

The ninth senatorial district consists of the County of Custer, and shall elect one Senator.

The tenth senatorial district consists of the County of Elmore, and shall elect one Senator.

The eleventh senatorial district consists of the County of Fremont, and shall elect one Senator.

The twelfth senatorial district consists of the County of Idaho, and shall elect one Senator.

The thirteenth senatorial district consists of the County of Kootenai, and shall elect one Senator.

The fourteenth senatorial district consists of the County of Latah, and shall elect one Senator.

The fifteenth senatorial district consists of the County of Lemhi, and shall elect one Senator.

The sixteenth senatorial district consists of the County of Lincoln, and shall elect one Senator.

The seventeenth senatorial district consists of the County of Nez Perce, and shall elect one Senator.

The eighteenth senatorial district consists of the County of Oneida, and shall elect one Senator.

The nineteenth senatorial district consists of the County of Owyhee, and shall elect one Senator.

The twentieth senatorial district consists of the County of Shoshone, and shall elect one Senator.

The twenty-first senatorial district consists of the County of Washington, and shall elect one Senator.

The several counties shall elect members of the House of Representatives as follows:

Ada County, four members;
Blaine County, two members;
Bannock County, three members;
Bingham County, two members;
Bear Lake County, two members;
Boise County, two members;
Canyon County, three members;
Cassia County, one member;
Custer County, one member;
Elmore County, one member;
Fremont County, three members;
Idaho County, two members;
Kootenai County, three members;
Latah County, five members;
Lemhi County, two members;
Lincoln County, one member;
Nez Perce County, two members;
Oneida County, two members;
Owyhee County, two members;
Shoshone County, four members;
Washington County, two members.
SEC. 2.

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

Approved on the roth day of February, 1899.

H. B. NO. 58.

AN ACT

TO ENCOURAGE ARBOR CULTURE.

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

SECTION 1. The Friday following the first day of May in each year shall hereafter be known throughout this State as arbor day. Sec. 2.

It shall be the duty of the authorities of every public school in this State to assemble the scholars in their charge on that day in the school building, or elsewhere, as they may deem proper, and to provide for and conduct, under the general supervision of the county superintendents of public instruction, such exercise as shall tend to encourage

SEC. 3.

the planting, protection and preservation of trees and shrubs, and an acquaintance with the best inethods to be adopted to accomplish such results.

The State Superintendent of Public Iustruction shall have power to prescribe, from time to time, in writing, a course of exercises and instructions in the subjects hereiubefore mentioned, which shall be adopted and observed by the school authorities on arbor day, and upon receipt of copies of such course, sufficient in number to supply all the schools under their supervision, the county superintendent of public instruction aforesaid shall promptly provide each of the schools under his charge with a copy and cause it to be adopted and observed.

This Act shall take effect and be ip force from and after its passage and approval, an emergency existing therefor.

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

Approved on the 7th day of February, 1899.

Sec. 4.

SEC. 5.

H. B. NO. 59.

TO PROVIDE FOR

OF

THE

AND AMEND

SEC. 3:

AN ACT
THE CAKE, MANAGEMENT, AND MAINTENANCE

STATE LIBRARY; PRESCRIBING THE DUTIES AND COMPENSATION OF THE STATE LIBRARIAN;

ING SECTION 810 OF THE REVISED STATUTES OF IDAHO.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

SECTION 1. The Justices of the Supreme Court of this State shall have the control and management of the State library, and shall inake such rules and regulations respecting the same as they deem best.

Sec. 2. They shall appoint a librarian, at a salary not to exceed seven hundred and twenty dollars per year and such librarian must keep the library open every day, except Sundays and legal holidays, from 9 o'clock a. m. until 9 o'clock p. m.

The said Justices shall have the inanagement of all sunds belonging to or appropriated for the use of the State library, and expend and disburse the same for the benefit thereof, as in their judgment may be best; and upon demand of said Justices, or any two of them, the State auditor shall draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for such sum or sums as there may be iu the Treasurer's hands belonging to or appropriated for the use of said library.

SEC. 4. The librarian of the State library shall give a bond, with sufficient sureties, to be approved by one or more of the Justices of the Supreme Court, in the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000), conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties and the preservation of the books in said library. He shall have charge of and is authorized to sell the volumes of the Supreme Court reports now in the possession of the State, and shall monthly turn over to the State Treasurer all moneys received from sales thereof, and such moneys shall be placed in the State library fund.

SEC. 5. Any person may have access to and may use the books in said library, under such restrictions as the Justices of the Supreme Court may prescribe. Any person who shall violate any rule established for the management of said library may be denied the privileges of said library. Any person who shall wantonly mutilate or destroy any book or any article of furniture, or any pamphlet or paper belonging to said library, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and be punished accordingly. Any person who fails to return to the library any book taken therefrom by him, within the time prescribed by the rules of said library, shall be liable to the librarian in three times its value, to be recovered in a civil action; and if such person be an officer or employee of the State, the same shall be withheld from his pay.

Sec. 6. The State library shall be kept in the capital building, and the Justices of the Supreme Court shall cause the same to be fully insured against loss or destruction by fire.

SEC. 7. Section 810 of the Revised Statutes of Idaho, and all acts or parts of acts in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

Sec. 8. Whereas an emergency exists therefor, tliis Act shall take effect immediately.

Approved on the roth day of February, 1899.

H. B. NO. 60.

DEFINING THE

AN ACT
DUTIES OF THE GOVERNOR; AMENDING SECTION 180 REVISED STATUTES OF

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

SECTION 1. That section one hundred and eighty of the Revised Statutes be amended so as to read as follows:

Section 180. In addition to those prescribed by the Constitution, the Governor has the power and may perform the duties prescribed in this and the following sections:

First. — To supervise the official conduct of all executive and ministerial officers.

Second.—To see that all offices are filled, and the duties thereof performed, or, in default thereof, apply such remedy as the law allows; and if the remedy is imperfect, acquaint the Legislature therewith at its next session.

THIRD.—To make the appointments and supply the vacancies provided by law.

FOURTH.—He is the sole official organ of communication between the government of this State and the government of any other State or Territory, or of the United States.

FIFTH.-Whenever any suit or legal proceeding is pending in this State, or which may affect the title of this State to any property, or which may result in any claim against the State, he may direct the Attorney-General to appear on behalf of the State.

SIXTH.—He may require the Attorney-General or district attorney of any district to inquire into the affairs or management of any corporation existing under the laws of this State.

SEVENTH.-He may require the Attorney-General to aid any district attorney in the discharge of his duties.

EIGHTH.—He may offer rewards not exceeding one thousand dollars each, payable out of the State Treasury, for the apprehension of any convict who has escaped from the State prison, or of any person who has committed or is charged with the commission of an offense punishable with death; and also offer like rewards, not exceeding five hundred dollars each, in cases of felony where the punishment for the offense is not punishable with death.

NINTH.-To perform such duties respecting fugitives from justice as are prescribed by the penal code.

TENTH.—To issue and transmit election proclamations as prescribed by law.

ELEVENTH. —He may require any officer to make special reports to him in writing on demand.

TWELFTH. He has such other powers and may perform such other duties as are devolved upon him by any law of this State. SEC. 2.

Whereas there is an emergency, this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved on the 7th day of February, 1899

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H. B. NO. 61.

AN ACT
PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF NEGOTIABLE COUPON BONDS FOR THE FUNDING AND RE-

FUNDING OF COUNTY INDEBTEDNESS; AMENDING CHAPTER 6, TITLE XIII REVISED STAT

UTES OF IDAHO.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

SECTION 1. Chapter VI of Title XIII of the Revised Statutes of
Idaho is amended to read as follows:

Section 3602. The board of county commissioners of any county in this State, may issue negotiable coupon bonds, of their county for the purpose of paying, redeeining, funding or refunding the outstanding indebtedness of the county, as hereinafter provided, whether the indebtedness exists as warrant indebtedness, or bonded indebtedness. Said bonds shall be issued as near as practicable, in denominations of one thousand dollars each, but bonds of the denominations of five hundred, and one hundred dollars may be issued when necessary. Said bonds must bear interest at a rate of vot to exceed six per cent. per annum, the interest to be paid on the first day of January and the first day of July in each year, at the office of the county treasurer, or at such bank in the City of New York as may be designated by the board of county commissioners; such bonds to be redeemed by the county in the following manner: Ten per cent. of the total amount issued to be paid in ten years from the date of issue; and ten per cent. annually thereafter until all of said bonds are paid. But said bonds or any part thereof, may at the option of the county issuing the same, be redeemed at any time after ten years from the date of their issue, provided such time and option be stated upon the face of each bond, and each bond must be redeemed in the order it is numbered.

Section 3603 For the purpose of extending the time of payment of said outstanding indebtedness, or reducing the interest charged, or when the interests of the county require it, the board may issue said bonds, in exchange for bonds, theretofore issued by the county, or for valid and legal warrants of the county, then outstanding, and may do so by resolution of the board at a regular meeting thereof, and without a vote of the people.

Before any bonds shall be issued or exchanged under this section, the board of county commissioners shall ascertain that the bonds or warrants, the payment of which, is to be extended, or which are to be taken in exchange for the new issue of bonds, are valid, and legal obligations of the county, and their finding of fact shall be entered of record, on the minutes

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