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For salary of Bailiff and Porter of Supreme Court, two thousand four hundred dollars.

For salaries of District Judges, two hundred and twentyeight thousand dollars.

For payment of rewards offered by the Governor, four ous appropri- thousand dollars.

For arresting criminals without the limits of the State, three thousand dollars.

For traveling expenses of Surveyor-General and AttorneyGeneral, one thousand five hundred dollars.

For services of State Board of Examination, one thousand six hundred dollars.

For traveling expenses of State Board of Education, one thousand dollars.

For purchase of books for State Normal School, one thousand dollars.

For transportation of prisoners to the State Prison, fifty thousand dollars.

For support of State Prison, two hundred and forty thousand dollars.

For support of Stockton Insane Asylum, four hundred and twenty thousand dollars.

For transportation of the insane to the Insane Asylum, sixty thousand dollars.

For support of State Normal School, forty-eight thousand dollars.

For the education and care of the indigent deaf, dumb, and blind, seventy-two thousand dollars.

For services of Registers and Receivers of United States Land Office, six thousand dollars.

For official advertising, five thousand dollars.

For stationery, fuel, lights, blank books, etc., for the Legislature and State officers, twenty-five thousand dollars.

For the purchase of ballot-paper, not to be used until the paper is wanted for use, fifteen thousand dollars.

For salary of Insurance Commissioner, six thousand dollars.

For salary of Clerk in office of Insurance Commissioner, thirty-six hundred dollars. For rent

of office, printing, and contingent expenses of Insuranee Commissioner, five thousand dollars.

For restoration and preservation of fish in the waters of the State, ten thousand dollars.

For payment of rent of armory and other expenses of National Guard, sixty thousand dollars.

For support of State Printing Office, including the pay of employés, one hundred thousand dollars.

For salary of Superintendent of State Printing Office, four thousand eight hundred dollars.

For pay of permanent employés of Capitol building and grounds, twenty-eight thousand eight hundred dollars.

For the permanent improvement of the State Capitol grounds, four thousand dollars.

For painting the State Capitol, seven thousand dollars.

ous appropriations.

For repairing and painting roof Capitol, five thousand dol- Miscellanelars.

For the construction of a Mechanical Arts College building, for the purposes of mechanical instruction, to be expended under the direction of the Board of Regents of the University, forty thousand dollars.

For Supreme Court reports, five thousand four hundred dollars.

For the furnishing and the support of the Branch Insane Asylum at Napa, two hundred and twenty thousand dollars.

For the support of the inmates of the orphan asylums of the State, the sum of one hundred dollars per annum for each whole orphan, seventy-five dollars per annum for each half-orphan, and seventy-five dollars per annum for each abandoned child; but nothing in any law shall be construed to authorize the payment of any greater sum for the support of orphans, half-orphans, or abandoned children than is herein provided for.

For translating into Spanish the laws of the twenty-first session of the Legislature, two thousand five hundred dollars.

SEC. 2. All stationery, blank books, light, and fuel re- Purchase quired by the Supreme Court, State officers, and Legisla- and distribu ture, shall be furnished by the Secretary of State, upon the stationery, requisition of the Judges, State officers, or member of the ete. Legislature requiring the same, and the Secretary of State shall include in his biennial report to the Governor a statement, under oath, showing the cost of the articles so furnished the Judges, State officers, and Legislature. The stationery, blank books, light, and fuel shall be procured by the Secretary of State, as required by law.

SEC. 3. The sums herein appropriated for contingent Appropriaexpenses of the Senate and Assembly shall be disbursed tions, how under the direction of the bodies to which they respectively belong, and shall not be subject to any of the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to create a Board of Examiners, to define their powers and duties, and to impose certain duties upon the Controller and Treasurer," approved April twentyfirst, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight.

Sec. 4. The various State officers, except the Governor, to Officers to whom appropriations, other than salaries, are made under subunit the provisions of this Act, shall, with their biennial reports, statement. submit a detailed statement, under oath, of the manner in which all appropriations to their respective departments have been expended; provided, that no officer shall use or appropriate any money, for any purpose whatever, unless authorized by law.

Sec. 5. Not more than one-half of the respective appropriations made under this Act shall be drawn during the twenty-eighth fiscal year, unless expressly authorized by law.

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CHAP. CCCCXCIII.- An Act in relation to roads and highways

in the County of Butte.

[Approved April 3, 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 county into Butte shall, at their regular meeting in the month of May,

eighteen hundred and seventy-six, divide the County of Butte into road districts. The area of any one district so created by said Board shall not be less than a judicial township of said county; provided, that the Town of Chico may, in the discretion of the said Board, be created a road district of itself. The said Board shall also, during said meeting in May, appoint Road Overseers for their respective districts, who shall serve in such capacity until their successors shall bave been elected and qualified.

SEC. 2. The Road Overseers in the County of Butte shall be elected by the qualified electors of their respective road districts in said county, at the general election in eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and shall hold office until the next general election in September, eighteen hundred and seventyseven, when their successors shall be elected; and at each subsequent general election held in September, the Road Overseers shall be elected to hold office for the term of two years. The said Board of Supervisors shall have power to fill all vacancies occurring in the office of District Road Overseers by resignation, death, or otherwise, said appointees to hold office until the following general election in September

SEC. 3. Each Road Overseer must, within twenty days after being notified of his election, and having qualified, deliver to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors a list of the inhabitants of his district liable for the road poll-tax therein. This list must be laid before the Board of Supervisors at their first meeting held thereafter.

SEC. 4. Every male inhabitant of a road district, over poll-tax.

twenty-one and under fifty years of age, must pay annually to the Road Overseer the sum of two dollars.

SEC. 5. The provisions of the Political Code in relation to roads and highways, not in conflict with the provisions of this Act, shall be applicable to and be in force in the County of Butte; provided, that all highways must be at least forty feet wide, except those now existing of a less width.

SEC. 6. All Acts and parts of Acts in conflict with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.

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

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

to fix the salaries and compensation of certain officers of Butte County, approved March twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and seventy-four.

[Approved April 3, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. Section six of said Act shall read as follows: Salary and Section 6. The County Assessor shall be allowed compen

County sation for himself and deputies, for all services required of Assessor. him by law, the sum of twenty-eight hundred dollars per annum, payable quarterly, out of the General Fund, and in addition thereto, shall be allowed to retain for his own use and benefit the fees provided by law for the collection of poll-taxes and personal property taxes. The Assessor shall be Collector of Poll-taxes in the County of Butte, and must return to the Auditor, on the second Monday in October, all unpaid poll-taxes. The Auditor must add to the assessment roll such unpaid poll-taxes, and the Tax Collector must collect the poll-taxes as other taxes.

SEC. 2. Any special Act in conflict with this Act is hereby repealed.

SEC. 3. This Act shall be in force from and after its passage.

CHAP. CCCCXCV.-An Act to change and modify the grade

and to provide for the grading and regrading of certain portions of Montgomery Avenue, and of certain portions of certain streets intersecting Montgomery Avenue, in the City and County of San Francisco.

[Approved April 3, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The grade of Montgomery Avenue from the Modificanortherly line of Pacific Street to the southerly line of Green tion of grade. Street, the grade of Broadway Street from the westerly line of Kearny Street to a point fifty feet westerly from the westerly line of Dupont Street, the grade of Dupont Street from the southerly line of Vallejo Street to the southerly line of Broadway Street, and the grade of Vallejo Street from the westerly line of Dupont Street to the easterly line of Montgomery Avenue, are hereby so changed and modified that the corner formed by the intersection of the easterly line of Montgomery Avenue with the southerly line of Broadway Street shall be fifty-seven and fifty one-hundredths feet above base, instead of sixty feet, as at present; that the corner formed by the intersection of the westerly line of Mont

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gomery Avenue with the southerly line of Broadway Street tion of krade shall be fifty-nine feet above base, instead of sixty feet, as at

present; that the corner formed by the intersection of the northerly line of Broadway Street with the westerly line of Dupont Street shall be sixty-one and seventy-five one-hundredths feet above base, instead of sixty feet, as at present; that the corner formed by the intersection of the westerly line of Montgomery Avenue with the westerly line of Dupont Street shall be sixty-five and twenty one-hundredths feet above base, instead of sixty-three and forty-five one-hundredths feet, as at present; that the corner formed by the intersection of the easterly line of Montgomery Avenue with the easterly line of Dupont Street shall be sixty-eight and fifty one-hundredths feet above base, instead of sixty-nine and sixty-five one-hundredths feet, as at present; that the corner formed by the intersection of the easterly line of Montgomery Avenue with the westerly line of Dupont Street shall be seventy-two feet above base, instead of seventy-three and ninety-one one-hundredths feet, as at present; that the corner formed by the intersection of the easterly line of Montgomery Avenue with the southerly line of Vallejo Street shall be seventy-nine feet above base, instead of eighty-one feet, as at present; and that the corner formed by the intersection of the easterly line of Montgomery Avenue with the northerly line of Vallejo Street shall be eighty feet above base, instead of eighty-one feet, as at present.

SEC. 2. The grade of Montgomery Avenue from the northerly line of Union Street to the southerly line of Greenwich Street, the grade of Filbert Street from the westerly line of Stockton Street to the easterly line of Mason Street, and the grade of Powell Street from the southerly line of Greenwich Street to the northerly line of Union Street, are hereby so changed and modified that the point of intersection of the line running through the center of Filbert Street with the line running through the center of Powell Street shall be fifty-seven feet above base, instead of forty-eight feet, as at present.

SEC. 3. The grade of Montgomery Avenue from the northerly line of Greenwich Street to the southerly line of Chestnut Street, the grade of Mason Street from the southerly line of Chestnut Street to the easterly line of Montgomery Avenue. and the grade of Lombard Street from the westerly line of Powell Street to the easterly line of Montgomery Avenue, are hereby so changed and modified that the corner formed by the intersection of the easterly line of Montgomery Avenue with the easterly line of Mason Street shall be thirty-four and fifty one-hundredths feet above base, instead of thirty and fortyfive one-hundredths feet, as at present; that the corner formed by the intersection of the easterly line of Montgomery Avenue with the westerly line of Mason Street shall be thirty feet above base, instead of twenty-two and twelve one-hundredths feet, as at present; that the corner formed by the intersection of the easterly line of Montgomery Avenue with the southerly line of Lombard Street shall be sixteen and fifty-two one-hundredths feet above base, instead of fourteen

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