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CHAP. LXVII.-An Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to reg
ulate the traveling fees of the Sheriff of the County of Kern, approved February twenty-first, eighteen hundred and seventytuo.
[Approved February 10, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. In the County of Kern the Sheriff shall receive Fees and
mileage. for traveling the fees hereinafter specified: For traveling, to be computed in all cases from the Court-house, to serve any summons or complaint, or any other process by which an action or proceeding is commenced, motion, rule, order, subpæna, attachment on property, to levy an execution, to post notices of sale, to sell property under execution or other order of sale, to execute an order for the delivery of personal property, writ of possession or restitution, to hold inquest or trial of right of property, or in executing a writ of habeas corpus, for each mile necessarily traveled, thirty cents; prorided, that if any two or more papers require to be served in the same suit, at the same time and in the same direction, one mileage only shall be charged to the most distant points to complete such service. For every mile necessarily traveled, in going only, in executing any warrant of arrest, subpoena, or venire, bringing up a prisoner on habeas corpus, taking prisoners before a magistrate or to prison, or for mileage in any criminal case or proceeding, forty cents; provided, that in serving a subpana or venire, when two or more witnesses or jurors live in the same direction, but one mileage shall be charged.
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, and shall apply to the Counties of Tulare and Kern only.
CHAP. LXVIII.-An Act regulating the salaries of certain
officers of Tuolumne County,
(Approved February 10, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. The District Attorney of Tuolumne County Compensashall receive a salary of eight hundred dollars per annum ; trict Attorthe County Judge, one thousand dollars per annum ; the ney Judge, County Assessor (including the pay of his deputies), twelve Treasurer, hundred dollars per annum; the County Treasurer, eight Anditor, and hundred dollars per annum, the County Auditor shall be ex officio School Superintendent, without compensation, but shall not be required to visit the schools; and the Sheriff, as Jailer, five hundred dollars per annum; and for feeding
prisoners, each fifty cents per day, and shall also be made Collector of Poll-taxes.
SEC. 2. The District Attorney of said county shall receive, in addition to the salary provided in section one of this Act, such fees as are now allowed by law as District Attorney for said county.
SEC. 3. The County Treasurer of said county shall receive, in addition to the salary prescribed in section one of this Act, such fees as are now allowed by law as Treasurer of said county.
SEC. 4. The salaries and fees prescribed in the foregoing sections of this Act shall be paid at the time and out of the funds now provided by law for the payment of said salaries and fees.
SEC. 5. This Act shall not affect the salaries or fees of the officers now elected in said county, but shall apply to their successors in office.
SEC. 6. All Acts and parts of Acts in conflict with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.
CHAP. LXIX.—[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]
CHAP. LXX.-[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]
CHAP. LXXI.-An Act making an appropriation for trans
lating into Spanish the laws of the Twentieth Session of the Legislature of the State of California.
[Approved February 10, 1876.] WHEREAS, By inadvertence, no appropriation was made at
the last session of the Legislature for the translation of the laws of said session into Spanish; and, whereas, the State Board of Examiners have heretofore audited and allowed to José F. Godoy the sum of two thousand five hundred and eighty-six dollars and nineteen cents for
such translation; therefore, The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The sum of two thousand four hundred and translation. sixty-three dollars and four cents is hereby appropriated, out
of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropri
ated, to pay José F. Godoy, his heirs or assigns, for translating into Spanish the laws of the twentieth session of the Legislature of the State of California.
SEC. 2. The Controller of the State is hereby authorized Warrant. and required to draw his warrant, payable out of the General Fund, for said amount, and the Treasurer of the State is hereby authorized and required to pay the aforesaid sum.
SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage.
CHAP. LXXII.-An Act to authorize E. Barry to remove certain
remains of deceased persons.
[Approved February 10, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. E. Barry, of Downieville, Sierra County, is Granting hereby authorized and empowered to remove, or cause to be methority to removed, all of the remains of deceased persons interred in deceased the “old graveyard” in the northeastern part of the Town of Downieville, in said county, and to inter, or cause them to be interred, within a suitable fence in the plat of ground adjoining the new cemetery, northeast of said town. "Said E. Barry may remove, or cause to be removed, all of said remains of deceased persons, and reinter, or cause them to be reinterred, Reinterin said ground adjoining said new cemetery, decently and in ment. good order; and he shall cause any and all tombstones, ornaments, inscriptions, and inclosures, now on or around the graves of said remains, to be removed and reërected in good order on and around the new graves. But before commencing the removal of said remains, the said E. Barry shall execute to the people of the State of California a bond, with good and Bond. sufficient sureties, for the faithful carrying out of the provisions of this Act, in such penal sum as the Supervisors of said county may direct.
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
CHAP. LXXIII.-An Act to provide for the construction and completion of certain wagon roads in the County of Humboldt.
[Approved February 12, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors of the County of supervisors Humboldt are hereby authorized to issue the bonds of said toisue county, in such sums as may be required, for the construction
Payment of bonds and coupons.
and completion of certain wagon roads hereinafter mentioned, not exceeding fifty-five thousand dollars, payable on the first day of January, A. D. eighteen hundred and ninetysix, with interest thereon at the rate of nine per cent. per annum, payable annually on the first day of January; both principal and interest payable in United States gold coin only. Bonds shall be issued in denominations of five hundred dollars each, numbered consecutively, and shall be signed by the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, and countersigned by the Auditor of the county ; interest coupons shall be attached, signed in like manner.
SEC. 2. The bonds and coupons shall be paid at the office of the County Treasurer, and when any bonds or coupons are paid they shall be canceled by the Treasurer and filed with the Auditor. Both Treasurer and Auditor shall keep an accurate account of the bonds and coupons so redeemed.
SEC. 3. Said coupons shall bear the date of their issuance and be numbered in the order in which they are to be paid ; the first coupons shall be for interest from their date up to the first day of January, next succeeding.
SEC. 4. For the purpose of paying the interest on said bonds, the Board of Supervisors of said county shall, at the time of levying county taxes for each year, levy a special tax on all property in said county, sufficient to pay the interest for one year on all bonds then outstanding. The special tax thus levied shall be assessed and collected as other State and county taxes are assessed and collected, and shall be set apart as a special fund, to be known as the Road Bond Interest Fund Number Two, and out of said fund the coupons on said bonds shall be paid as they fall due.
SEC. 5. If the amount realized from said special fund exceed the amount required to pay the interest due in any one year for which it has been collected, the Board of Supervisors may transfer such surplus to the County General Fund.
SEC. 6. In and for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six the Board of Supervisors of said county shall levy and cause to be collected a tax sufficient to pay five per cent. of the whole amount of bonds issued under the authority of this Act; in and for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, sufficient to pay six per cent. of the whole issue; in and for each of the years one thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, one thousand eight hundred and ninety, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-one, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-two, and one thousand eight hundred and ninety-three, sufficient to pay eight per cent., each year, of the whole issue; and for the years one thousand eight hundred and ninety-four and one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five, sufficient to pay, each year, twenty-one per cent. of the whole issue. The amount of taxes thus collected shall be set apart as a special fund, to be known as the Road Redemption Fund Number Two, authorized by this Act, and applied to payment of the bonds issued under this Act and to no other purpose.
Road Redemption Fund.
Sec. 7. On the first day of January, one thousand eight Proposals for hundred and eighty-seven, and of each year thereafter, until redemption all of said bonds are redeemed or paid, the Board of Supervisors of Humboldt County shall, by advertisement in a newspaper published in said county, for three consecutive weeks, give notice of the amount of the said special Road Redemption Fund Number Two (No. 2) in the county treasury, and invite from the holders of said bonds sealed proposals, directed to the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, of the terms upon which they are willing to surrender their bonds. The said Board, at the first regular meeting thereafter to be held, shall open all proposals until then received, and order the payment of the bonds offered at the lowest price, to an amount equal to that in said Redemption Fund; provided, that no bond shall be paid for at more than its par value and accrued interest.
SEC. 8. The Board of Supervisors of said county, when-Sale of ever it shall become necessary, in order to carry out the provisions of this Act, are authorized and required to sell any or all of said bonds after having published a notice for thirty days in one newspaper published in said county and one published in the City of San Francisco, inviting sealed proposals, directed to the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, for the purchase of the same. Upon a day named in said notice, the Board shall meet to consider said proposals, and they shall deliver said bonds, with coupons attached, to the person or persons bidding the highest therefor, in United States gold coin; provided, that said Board of Supervisors shall have power to reject any and all bids.
Sec. 9. All funds derived from the sale of said bonds Manner in shall be set apart as a special fund, and be known as shall be apa "Wagon Road Fund Number Two,” and be by the Board of plied. Supervisors appropriated, applied, and used, 'in laying out, constructing, and completing roads, as follows: thirty thousand dollars of said fund, provided that amount is required, sball be applied to the completion of a road located and constructed from a point near the northeast corner of section six (6), township (4) four north, range (2) two east, Humboldt base and meridian, to Block's store, under and by virtue of an Act entitled “An Act to provide for the construction of certain wagon roads in the County of Humboldt, approved February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for the laying out, construction, and completion of said road from Block's store, in Huinboldt County, to the Mendocino County line, on the line of road to be located as provided in the next section. Twenty thousand dollars of said fund, or so much thereof as shall be required, shall be applied to the completion of the road located under the provisions of said Act, approved February twentyeighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, from Ferndale, in Humboldt County, down the coast by way of Petrolia; that is, said sum of twenty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as shall be required, shall be expended in the completion of that part of said road lying between Ferndale and