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commutation of punishment for crime; and further provided, that all boys received on board said ship shall be examined by a competent physician and prove to be in sound bodily health, and shall not be under fourteen or over eighteen years of age. Said committee shall, under the directions of said Board of Supervisors, adopt rules and regulations for the government of said boys, and appoint all necessary instructors and employés, and fix their compensation; and shall require the Principal or Superintendent to furnish to said Board quarterly reports of the number of pupils, their character, progress, and such other matters as said Board shall direct.

SEC. 3. Said Board is hereby authorized and empowered Transfer of to indenture or transfer from the training-ship, after any semi-annual examination, and with his consent, and that of his parents or guardian, any boy thereon, to any merchant ship or vessel of the United States, for service thereon, upon such terms and conditions as said Board shall prescribe, consistent with the original enlistment of said boys.

SEC. 4. Any person who shall aid any boy in escaping or concerning deserting from said training-ship shall be guilty of a misde- escapes. meanor, and be punished by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or imprisonment in the County Jail for a term not exceeding one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

SEC. 5. The Board of Supervisors of said city and county How exis hereby authorized and required to direct to be paid, out of penger shall.

be defrayed. the General Fund of said city and county, the amount of money necessary to carry out fully all the provisions of this Act, not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars per annum, and the Auditor of said city and county is hereby required to audit all claims passed by said Board in pursuance of the provisions of this Act, and the Treasurer of the said city and county is hereby directed to pay the same.

Sec. 6. The ship known as the training-ship shall be Exemption exempt from all charges for pilotage when going into or out fronta

pilotage. of any port of this State. When the commander of said ship applies for the services of a pilot, said pilot refusing the same free of charge, the power appointing said pilot may revoke his license.

Sec. 7. An Act entitled “An Act to establish and maintain a training-ship or ships in the City and County of San Francisco," approved March sixteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and all Acts or parts of Acts, so far as the same may be inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, are hereby repealed.

SEC. 8. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage, and the Board of Supervisors of said city and county is hereby authorized to accept the ship“ Jamestown,” or any vessel substituted therefor, from the Government of the United States, if fully equipped for the purposes indicated in this Act.

CHAP. LXXX.—[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

tion of

CHAP. LXXXI.-An Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to

regulate official salaries in the County of Solano, approved March thirtieth, A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-four.

[Approved February 15, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Compensa- SECTION 1. Section two of said Act is amended so as to Sheriff and read as follows: Section 2. No compensation shall be Assessor. allowed to any officer named in section one, for deputies or

assistance, or for the performance of any duties devolved upon him by virtue of his office, but the compensation fixed in said section shall be in full for all services rendered, except that, first, the Sheriff may retain for his own use the mileage received by him in civil cases, the sums received by him for conveying prisoners to the State Prison and patients to the Insane Asylum, the fees for collecting licenses, the amount allowed by the Board of Supervisors for feeding prisoners confined in the County Jail, not exceeding fifty cents per day for each prisoner, and his expenses in taking and keeping possession of and preserving property under attachment or execution, or other process; provided, that no more than three dollars per diem shall be allowed to a keeper; second, the Assessor may retain for his own use the percentage allowed by law for collecting poll-taxes and the prop

erty tax on personal property. How salaries SEC. 2. Section ten of said Act is amended so as to read as paid.

follows: Section 10. All warrants so drawn for the payment of the salaries of the officers named in this Act, and also for the payment of the salaries of the County Judge and District Attorney of said county, shall be payable out of the Salary Fund of said county; provided, however, whenever there be not sufficient money in said Salary Fund to pay said warrants, or either of them, as hereinbefore provided, the Treasurer of said county shall transfer to said fund, from the General

Fund, a sufficient sum for that purpose. County Sec. 3. This Act shall be in force from and after the first

day of March, A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-six, except so far as applicable to County Judge, and as to him it shall take effect immediately.

shall be

Judge.

CHAP. LXXXII.-[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. LXXXIII.—[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. LXXXIV.—[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. LXXXV.-[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. LXXXVI.—[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. LXXXVII.- An Act to make the provisions of the

Political Code concerning highways applicable to San Bernardino County.

[Approved February 15, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. The provisions of the Political Code concerning highways, bridges, toll roads, public ferries, and toll bridges, are hereby made applicable to San Bernardino County, and all special Acts in conflict with such provisions are hereby repealed.

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

to run at

CHAP. LXXXVIII.-An Act to prevent certain animals and

fouls from running at large within the limits of the Town of Fresno.

[Approved February 15, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any hog, horse, mare, Animals not colt, mule, jack, jennet, horned cattle, sheep, goat, or turkey, fargen to run at large within the limits of the Town of Fresno as shown by the official map of the Town of Fresno, made by the Contract and Finance Company.

Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the Constable of the town- Constable. ship in which said Town of Fresno is located to take up all such animals or turkeys found running at large within the limits of said town.

SEC. 3. The Constable shall proceed to sell such animals Sale of or turkeys so taken up under the provisions of this Act, by animals.

. giving at least five days public notice of such sale, by posting notices in three public places within the town site where such animals or turkeys are so taken up. And all moneys arising from such sale shall, after the expenses of taking up, keeping, and selling are paid, be paid to the owner or owners of the animals or turkeys taken up, if demanded

within thirty days, otherwise it shall, at the expiration of thirty days, be paid into the treasury of Fresno County, and if not claimed within one year, by the owner or owners of the animals or turkeys taken up, shall be placed to the credit of the school district in which said Town of Fresno is situated, and become a part of the fund of said district; but the owner or owners of the property taken up under the provisions of this Act may, at any time previous to the sale, recover any animal or turkey so taken up, on payment of the cost of keeping, and one dollar ($1) per head for each

animal, and twenty-five cents apiece for each turkey. Penalty for SEC. 4. Any Constable purposely refusing or neglecting oficiat duty to take up all such animals or turkeys running at large,

shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and it shall be the duty of the District Attorney to immediately prosecute said officer before a Court of competent jurisdiction, and upon conviction said officer shall be fined not less than ten dollars ($10), nor more than twenty-five dollars ($25) for each offense.

SEC. 5. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to prevent strued.

persons from driving such animals or turkeys through any of the public thoroughfares of said town.

SEC. 6. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

How con

CHAP. LXXXIX.- An Act to create the Twenty-first Judicial

District.

[Approved February 15, 1876.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Counties to constitute district.

Immediate jurisdiction.

Terms of
Court.

SECTION 1. The Twenty-first Judicial District is hereby created, and shall be composed of the Counties of Modoc, Lassen, and Plumas.

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-first Judicial District, as if such action or proceeding had been commenced therein.

SEC. 3. In the Twenty-first Judicial District the terms of the District Court shall be held as follows: In the County of Modoc, on the first Monday of February, May, August, and November. In the County of Lassen, on the third Monday of February, May, August, and November. In the County of Plumas, on the second Monday of March, first Monday of June, September, and December.

Sec. 4. At the special judicial election held in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, and every six years thereafter, a District Judge shall be elected for the Twenty-first Judicial District, and the Judge so elected shall

Election of
Judge.

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

appoint. immediately appoint some person as District Judge of the Twenty-first 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-first Judicial Salary of District shall receive a salary of four thousand dollars per

Judge. 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 and be in force from and after the first day of June, A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-six.

CHAP. XC.-An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to author

ize Chico School District to issue bonds for building purposes," approved March twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and seventyfour.

(Approved February 16, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Section fourteen of said Act is hereby amended School to read as follows: Section 14. It shall be the duty of said moneys. County Treasurer to place all moneys paid into the county treasury by virtue of this Act to the credit of said school district, and the same shall be subject to the order of the School Superintendent of said county. The said School Superintendent shall remit quarterly all moneys then in the treasury derived from said tax, to the Bank of Butte County, and the expenses thereof shall be a charge against said school district; said money, when so deposited in said bank, shall be placed to the credit of Chico School District, and shall be used by said Trustees for the payment of the expenses of assessing and collecting said tax and remitting said money to the Bank of Butte County, as hereinbefore provided, and for the payment of the interest on said bonds and their redemption as hereinafter provided.

SEC. 2. Section seventeen of said Act is amended to read salaries of as follows: Section 17. The District Assessor and District Assessor and Tax Collector, for the services required of them under the provisions of this Act, shall receive salaries as follows: The District Assessor, the sum of two hundred dollars

per annum, and District Tax Collector the sum of one hundred dollars per annum. The Trustees of said school district shall, on the first Mondays of January and July in each year, audit and pay the salaries then due the Assessor and Collector out of any moneys then in the Bank of Butte County derived from the tax provided for in this Act. Should a Vacancies. vacancy occur in either of said offices of Assessor and Collector the same shall be filled until the next annual election

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