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TWENTY-FIRST SESSION.

preservation of order and good government in said city, and to provide for the compensation of and security to be furnished by the officers elected by the city or appointed as in this section provided.

SEC. 3. All Acts or parts of Acts in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect and be in force on and after its passage.

CHAP. CCCLXXIX.- An Act granting certain privileges to the
North Beach and Mission Railroad Company.

[Approved March 28, 1876.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The time for the North Beach and Mission Franchise Railroad Company, the assignee of the franchises hereinafter extended. mentioned, to lay and complete the several railroads which it is authorized to construct, equip, and maintain, in the City and County of San Francisco, under the franchises granted by the Acts entitled as follows: An Act to provide for street railroads within the City and County of San Francisco, approved April the seventeenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one; and an Act to grant to certain persons the right of way for a railroad track_within the corporate limits of the City and County of San Francisco, and to run horse cars thereon, approved April the seventeenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one; and by the several Acts amendatory of and supplementary to said Acts, and each of them, is hereby extended for the period of two and one-half years, from and after the thirty-first day of March, eighteen hundred and seventy-six; provided, the extension of time hereby granted shall not be construed to impair the rights of any other street railroad franchise heretofore granted.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage.

CHAP. CCCLXXX.-An Act in relation to sales and conveyances of the Mutual Real Estate Company."

[Approved March 28, 1876.]

PREAMBLE.

WHEREAS, “The Mutual Real Estate Company," a corpora - Preamble

tion duly organized and incorporated on the eleventh
day of March, A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-nine,
under the laws of this State, and having its principal
place of business in the City and County of San Francisco,

expired by limitation on the eleventh day of March, A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and, at the time of the expiration of its term of existence, the said association held and owned certain real estate situated in said City and County of San Francisco, the title to which said

real estate then was and now is vested in said corporation; The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Surviving SECTION 1. The surviving Trustees of the corporation Tray twake known as “The Mutual Real Estate Company” are hereby

empowered and authorized to make sales and conveyances, or to dispose of, according to the rights and equities of all parties interested therein, of all the real estate in the City and County of San Francisco owned by or vested in said corporation at the time of the expiration of its term existence as such corporation: and such sales and conveyances shall be valid and sufficient in law to transfer all the title which said corporation had attained prior to the termination of its existence, to all intents and purposes, and with the same force and effect, as the same could or would have done during the existence of said association as a corporation.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect immediately.

sales, etc.

Trustees authorized to borrow money.

CHAP. CCCLXXXI.-An Act to authorize the Board of Trustees

of Mission School District, in the County of San Luis Obispo, to borrow money for certain purposes, and provide for the priyment of the same.

[Approved March 28, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. For the purpose of erecting a school-house and improving the grounds upon which the same may be located, of Mission School District, in San Luis Obispo County, the Board of Trustees of said school district are hereby authorized to borrow money, not to exceed the sum of fourteen thousand dollars, in gold coin of the United States, at a rate of interest not to exceed ten per cent. per annum, payable annually, on the first day of January of each year, until paid, at the office of the Treasurer of San Luis Obispo County.

SEC. 2. Upon the payment into the county treasury of San Luis Obispo County of the amount of the loan, the Board of Trustees of Mission School District are hereby authorized to issue certificates of indebtedness, in the name of the said district, for the amount so loaned, payable on or before the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six, at the rate of interest agreed upon, not to exceed ten per cent. per annum. Said certificates shall be

Certificates of indebtedlness.

signed by the Board of Trustees, or a majority of them, and be countersigned by the Superintendent of Common Schools of San Luis Obispo County, and shall be in sums not less than one hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars each, and not to exceed fourteen thousand dollars in the aggregate. Said certificates shall be a lien upon all property in the said Mission School District, until paid.

SEC. 3. For the purpose of paying the interest on the special tax. debt contracted as provided in this Act, and providing for payment of the principal, the Board of Trustees of said Mission School District are hereby required, and it is made their duty, annually, in the month of March, to levy a special tax upon all the property in said district of not less than twenty cents on each hundred dollars, nor more than forty-five cents on each hundred dollars, of taxable property in said district, which tax shall be assessed and collected as herein provided, and shall be paid into the county treasury, and by the County Treasurer set apart and constitute the "Mission School District Redemption and Interest Fund.” The County Treasurer, out of this fund, shall, each and every year, on the first of January, pay the interest that has accrued, and pay the balance remaining on the principal of the loan.

SEC. 4. Within thirty days after the passage of this Act Election for the Trustees of the said Mission District shall call a special Collector: election for the purpose of electing a District Assessor and a District Collector, which election shall be governed by the laws relating to elections. At least ten days' notice shall be given of such election, by posting notices in at least three public places in said district. The officers elected at such special election shall hold their offices for the term of two years, when their successors shall be elected by the votes of said Mission District. The Assessor shall give bond in the Bonds. sum of two thousand dollars, and shall receive for his services such compensation as the Board of Trustees may allow. The Collector shall give a bond for the faithful discharge of his duties in such sum as the Trustees may designate, but which shall not be less than three thousand dollars. He shall receive such compensation as the Board of Trustees may deem just, not exceeding one per cent. on each dollar collected. Nothing in this Act shall prevent the same person acting both as Assessor and Collector. The officers shall be governed by the laws in force for the collection of State and county taxes. The Board of Trustees shall sit at least ten days as a Board of Equalization, after giving ten days' notice of such meeting, by posting at least three notices in public places.

SEC. 5. The money paid into the treasury under the Funds, how second section of this Act shall be kept by the Treasurer as

applied. a separate fund, known as the “Mission School District Building and Improvement Fund," and shall pay the same out upon the order of the Board of Trustees, when such orders have been countersigned by the County Superintendent of Common Schools of said County of San Luis Obispo.

SEC. 6. The Board of Trustees of said Mission School Demands District, before allowing any bills for the building of a school- district.

Demands against district.

house and improvement of the premises upon which such school-house may be located, shall submit the same to the County Judge, to the Superintendent of Common Schools, and the District Attorney of said County of San Luis Obispo, who are hereby constituted a Board of Examiners, for the purpose of examining such bills. If the said Board of Examiners approve of the bills presented, they shall indorse their approval thereon, when the Board of Trustees shall draw their order on the County Treasurer, payable out of the "Mission School District Building and Improvement Fund," and no order shall be drawn for any bill or account, unless it have the approval of the said Board of Examiners, or a majority of them.

SEC. 7. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

CHAP. CCCLXXXII.- [See volume of Amendments to the

Codes.]

CHAP. CCCLXXXIII.-[See volume of Amendments to the

Codes.]

District created.

Transfer of actions pending.

CHAP. CCCLXXXIV.-An Act to create the Twenty-second

Judicial District.

[Approved March 29, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The Twenty-second Judicial District is hereby created, and shall be composed of the Counties of Mendocino, Sonoma, and Marin.

SEC. 2. All actions and proceedings pending in the District Court in said counties at the time this Act goes into effect, shall be proceeded with, heard, and determined, in the Twenty-Second Judicial District, as if such action or proceeding had been commenced therein.

SEC. 3. In the Twenty-second Judicial District, the terms of the said Court shall be as follows: In the County of Marin, on the third Mondays of March, July, and November. In the County of Mendocino, the second Mondays of April, August, and December. In the County of Sonoma, on the first Mondays of May and September, and the first Monday of February

SEC. 4. At the special judicial election held in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, and every

Terms of
Court.

Election for Judge.

six years thereafter, a District Judge shall be elected for the Twenty-second Judicial District, and the Judge so elected shall go into office on the first Monday of January next after his election.

SEC. 5. When this Act goes into effect, the Governor shall Governor to immediately appoint some person as District Judge of the appoint Twenty-second Judicial District, who shall hold his office until his successor is elected and qualified, as provided in this Act. SEC. 6

The District Judge of the Twenty-second Judicial salary. District shall receive a salary of five thousand dollars per annum, payable at the same time, and in the same manner, as the salaries of other District Judges of this State.

SEC. 7. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage.

CHAP. CCCLXXXV.-In Act to fix the compensation of As

sessors for the collection of taxes oni personal property, in the County of Contra Costa.

[Approved March 29, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. For services rendered in the collection of per- Assessor's sonal property taxes, in the County of Contra Costa, the fres. Assessor. shall receive six (6) per cent. on the amount by him collected.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after the first Monday in March, eighteen hundred and seventy-six.

CHAP. CCCLXXXVI.-An Act for the relief of East Fork
School District, in the County of Siskiyou.

[Approved March 29, 1876.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The East Fork School District, in the County Conie not to of Siskiyou, is hereby excepted from the operation of the pls. provisions of section eighteen hundred and fifty-nine of the Political Code, for the school year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six; and the County Superintendent of Siskiyou County is instructed to apportion all school moneys as though said district had maintained a school for the full term of six months during said school year. SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect immediately.

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