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trustee of the State Reform School, which oath or affirmation shall be filed in the office of Secretary of State.

A majority of the said Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a less number may adjourn from time to time. Every vote and official act of said Board shall be entered of record. Said Board shall have an official seal which shall be judicially noticed. Said Board may sue and be sued. No vacancy in said Board shall impair the right of the remaining members thereof to exercise all the powers of said Board, and no member of said Board shall be interested in any contract or participate in any proceedings in which he has a pecuniary interest. At their first meeting, and annually thereafter, the said Board shall elect, from their number, a president and a secretary. Said secretary shall keep an exact and detailed record of the doings of the Board, and an itemized account of all expenditures by said Board, and the said Board shall adopt all necessary rules and regulations for the government of said reform school not inconsistent with law.

The said Board of Trustees are hereby authorized and it is made their duty to take and at all times have the general supervision and control of all buildings and property belonging to said reform school, and to have general charge and control of the construction of all buildings to be built.

All funds appropriated for the use and benefit of said reform school from every source including the available proceeds of the sale of fifty thousand acres out of the one hundred and fifty thousand acres of land granted to the State by the general government for “other State, charitable, penal and reformatory institutions," shall be under the direction and control of the said Board of Trustees subject to the provisions herein contained. The treasurer of the Board of Trustees shall pay out of such funds all orders or drafts for money to be expended under the provisions of this Act. Such orders or drafts shall be drawn by the State Auditor on certificates of the secretary countersigned by the president of the Board of Trustees and approved by the Board of Examiners. No such certificate shall be given except on accounts audited and allowed by the said Board of Trustees.

Sec. 6. The said Board of Trustees shall hold two regular meetings annually at the town of Mountain Home. Special meetings may be called by the president when necessary. Ten days notice of such special meetings must be given to each member.

The Board of Trustees shall have power to elect a superintendent and all necessary subordinate officers and teachers for said reform school and to fix the salaries of the same and prescribe their duties. They shall have power to remove any officer by them appointed.

SEC. 8. It shall be the duty of the Board of Trustees to prescribe the system of government and courses of instruction for all persons admitted or committed to said reform school and to care for the inmates thereof in such manner as will best conduce to the moral welfare of such inmates and particularly to aid in securing places and positions where all youths discharged from said reform school may obtain einployment and receive encouragement in well doing.

The Board of Trustees shall make such rules and regulations for the admission of pupils to said reform school as they may deem neces

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sary and proper. No person shall be adınitted or committed to said reforin school who is over the age of eighteen years.

SEC. 10. Said Board of Trustees shall especially endeavor to cause all inmates of said reform school to adopt and learn some useful trade or occupation, and shall provide said reforin school with suitable mechanical appliances to accomplish this end.

SEC. 11. Actual and necessary expenses incurred by member of the said Board of Trustees in carrying out the provisions of this Act shall be paid as other claims against said reform school.

Sec. 12. It shall be the duty, of the Governor to fill by appointment all vacancies that may occur in the Board of Trustees.

Sec. 13. The president and secretary of the said Board on the first day of January and July of each year and also twenty days before each regular session of the Legislature shall transmit to the Governor a full report of their doings the condition of said reform school and the expenditures for the preceding six months, and shall make such recommendations as they may deem proper for the benefit of said reform school.

Sec. 14. There is hereby appropriated the sum of ten thousand dollars out of the available proceeds of the sales of land described in section 5 of this Act for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act.

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

Approved on the 15th day of February, 1899.

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H. B. NO. 104.

AN ACT
PRESCRIBING THE RATE OF INTEREST ON STATE WARRANTS; AMENDING SECTION 238 OF THE

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

SECTION I. That section 238 of the Revised Statutes of Idaho be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Section 238. It is the duty of the State Treasurer to keep a register of the State warrants presented to him and not paid for want of funds, in the order of their presentation and to write across the back of the same "presented and not paid for want of funds," said endorsement to be dated and signed by the Treasurer, and said warrants draw interest at the rate of seven per cent per annum, from the date of presentation until paid. SEC. 2.

Section 238 of the Revised Statutes of Idaho and all acts and parts of acts in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

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

Approved on the 14th day of February, 1899.

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H. B. NO. 105.

AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A STATE NORMAL SCHOOL AT ALBION IN THE COUNTY OF CASSIA, IDAHO, AND

TO CREATE A BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE MANAGEMENT THEREOF.

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

SECTION 1. That a normal school for the State of Idaho is hereby established at or near the town of Albion, in the County of Cassia, to be called the Albion State Normal School, the purpose of which will be for training and educating teachers in the art of instruction and governing in the public schools of the State, and of teaching the various branches that pertaiu to a good common school education. Provided, That J. E. Miller of the said town of Albion, shall, prior to the first day of May, eighteen huodred and ninety-three, donate to the board of trustees hereinafter named, as a site for the use of the said Albion State Normal School, five acres of lot 3, section 6, township 12 s., r. 25 e., together with a permanent water right therefor and shall convey the same by a good and perfect title in fee simple to said board of trustees who are hereby authorized and empowered to receive and hold the same, and the title thereto, in trust and for the use of the said Albion State Normal School. SEC. 2.

That a non-partisan board of trustees, to be known as “The Board of Trustees of the Albion State Normal School” consisting of five inembers, no more than three of whom shall be of the same political party, is hereby created for the management and control of the Albion State Normal School. Said trustees shall be appointed by the Governor by, and with the advice, and consent of the Senate, for a term of two years, and, until their successors are appointed and qualified, and before entering upon the duties of their office, each of said trustees, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation that he will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution and laws of the State of Idaho, and will faithfully and impartially discharge the duties of said office, which oath or affirmation shall be filed in the office of Secretary of State.

Sec. 3. All the rights, powers, duties, and title to real estate or personal property belonging to or vested in said Albion State Normal School are hereby vested in the trustees of said school herein provided for.

Sec. 4. The said board of trustees may conduct its proceedings in such manner as will best conduce to the proper dispatch of business.

A majority of the board of trustees shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a less number may adjourn from time to time. No member of said board of trustees shall participate in any proceeding in which he has any pecuniary interest. Every vote and official act of said board of trustees shall be entered of record. Said board of trustees shall have an official seal, which shall be judiciously noticed. Said board of trustees may sue and be sued. No vacancy in the board of trustees shall impair the right of the remaining trustees to exercise all the powers of the said board of trustees. At their first meeting, and annually thereafter, the said board of trustees shall elect from their numbers a president and secretary. The State Treasurer shall be ex-officio treasurer of said board of trustees. It shall be the duty of the secretary to keep an exact and detailed account of the doings of said board, and an itemized account of all expenditures, authorized by said board.

The said board of trustees are hereby authorized, and it is made their duty, to take and at all times to have general supervision and control of all buildings and property appertaining to said Normal School, and to have general charge and control of the construction of all buildings to be built. They shall have power to let contracts for building and completion of any such buildings, and the entire supervision of their construction.

SEC. 6. All funds appropriated for the use and benefit of said Normal School, from every source, including the pro rata share of the available proceeds of sales of lands granted by the government of the United States

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to the State of Idaho for the establishment and maintenance of State Normal Schools due to said Normal School shall be under the direction and control of the said board of trustees subject to the provisions herein contained. The treasurer of the board of trustees shall pay out of such funds all orders or drafts for money to be expended under the provisions of this Act. Such orders or drafts shall be drawn by the State Auditor on certificates of the secretary countersigned by the president of said board of trustees and approved by the State Board of Examiners. No such certificates shall be given except on accounts audited and allowed by said board of trustees.

The board of trustees shall hold two regular meetings annu ally, at the said town of Albion, but special meetings may be called by the president of the board by sending written notice of at least ten days to each member.

SEC. 8. The board of trustees shall have power to elect a principaland all other teachers that may be deemed necessary, to fix the salaries of the same and to prescribe their duties. They shall have power to remove either the principal, assistant, or teachers, and appoint others in their stead.

It shall be the duty of the board of trustees, to prescribe the course of study, and the time, and standard of graduation, and to issue such certificates and diplomas as may from time to time be deemed suitable. These certificates and diplomas shall entitle the holders to teach in the public schools in any county in this State for the time and in the grade specified in the certificate or diploma. SEC. 10.

The board of trustees shall prescribe the text books, apparatus, and furniture, and provide the same, together with all necessary stationery for the use of pupils.

SEC. II. The board of trustees shall, when deemed expedient, establish and maintain a training or model school or schools in which the pupils of the Normal School, shall be required to instruct classes, under the supervision and direction of experienced teachers.

SEC. 12. The board of trustees shall ordain such rules and regulations for the admission of pupils to said Normal School as they shall deem necessary and proper. All classes may be admitted into the said Normal School who are admitted without restriction into the public schools of the State: Provided, The applicant if a male, must be not less than sixteen years of age or if a female not less than fifteen years of age.

Applicants must also present letters of recommendation from the county superintendent of public instruction, of the county in which they reside, certifying to their good moral character and their fitness to enter the Normal School. Before entering all applicants must sign the following declaration:

"We hereby declare that our purpose in entering the Albion State Normal School is to fit ourselves for the profession of teaching, and that it is our intention to engage in teaching in the public schools of this State."

SEC. 13. Pupils from other States and Territories may be adınitted to all the privileges of said Normal School on presenting letter of recoinmendation from the Executive, or State School Superintendent thereof, and paying such tuition fee as the board of trustees may prescribe. Each of such pupils must sign the following declaration: “I hereby declare

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that my purpose in entering the Albion State Normal School is to fit myself for the profession of teaching." SEC. 14

Lectures in chemistry, comparative anatomy, the inechanical arts, agricultural chemistry, and any other science, or any other branch of literature that the board of trustees may direct may be delivered to those attending such school, in such manner and on such conditions as the board of trustees may prescribe.

Sec. 15. The actual and necessary personal expenses incurred by the members of said board of trustees in carrying out the provisions of this Act shall be paid on the proper certificate out of any funds belonging to said Normal School, in the hands of the treasurer.

SEC. 16. It shall be the duty of the Governor of the State to fill by appointment all vacancies that may from any cause occur in the said board of trustees.

The president and secretary of the said board of trustees shall on the first days of January and July of each year, transmit to the Governor of the State, a full report of the doings of the said board of trustees the progress and condition of the said Normal School, together with a full report of the expenditures of the same for the previous six months setting forth each item in full, and the date thereof, and such recommendations as they deem proper for the good of said Normal School.

SEC. 18. The board of trustees in their regulations, and the principal and assistant in their supervision and government of the said school shall exercise a watchful guardianship over the morals of the pupils at all times during their attendance upon the same, but no religious or sectarian test shall be applied in the selection of teachers and none shall be adopted in the said school.

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

Approved on the 14th day of February, 1899.

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H. B. NO. 106.

AN ACT TO REPEAL SECTION 1649 OF THE REVISED STATUTES OF THE STATE OF IDAHO, RELATING

TO MERCHANTS AND KEEPERS OF LIVERY STABLES LICENSE,

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

SECTION 1. That section 1649 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Idaho, be, and the same hereby is repealed. SEC. 2.

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

Approved on the 14th day of February, 1899.

H. B. NO. 107.

REGULATING THE TIME OF FILING

AN ACT

AND SERVING VERIFIED COST BILLS IN CIVIL ACTIONS, AMENDING SECTION 4912, REVISED STATUTES OF IDAHO. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

SECTION 1. That section 4912 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Idaho be amnended so as to read as follows, to wit:

Section 4912. The party in whose favor the judgment is rendered and who claims his costs, must within five days after the verdict or no

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