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Upon a redemption by the debtor, the person to whom the payment is made must execute and deliver to him a certificate of redemption, acknowledged and proved before an officer authorized to take acknowledgments of conveyances of real property.

Such certificate inust be filed and recorded in the office of the recorder of the county in which the property is situated, and the recorder must note the record thereof in the inargin of the record of the certificate of sale.

SEC. 2. Au emergency existing therefor, this Act shall take effect and be in force froin and after its passage.

Approved on the 14th day of February, 1899.

H. B. NO. 119.

AN ACT MAKING IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY JUDGE, OR COUNTY OFFICER TO CHARGE SOLDIERS OR

SEAMEN OR THE WIDOWS, ORPHANS OR LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES THEREOF, ANY FEE FOR SERVICES IN MATTERS PERTAINING TO PENSIONS OR PENSION DUES, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

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

SECTION 1. That no judge or clerk of court, county clerk, county auditor or any other county officer shall be allowed to charge any honorably discharged soldier or seaman or the widow, orphan or legal representative thereof any fee for administering any oath or giving any official certificate for the procuring of any pension, bounty or back pay, nor for administering any oath or oaths and giving the certificate required upon any voucher for collection of periodical dues from the pension agent, nor any fee for services rendered in perfecting any voucher. SEC. 2.

That any such officer who may require and accept fees for such services shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be filled in any sum not less than ten dollars nor more than fifty dollars.

That all laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.

Whereas, the present law requires the officers aforesaid to charge and collect all fees prescribed by law without exempting the persons named in section r of this Act, therefore an emergency is declared and this Act shall take effect and be in force froin and after its passage.

Approved on the 14th day of February, 1899.

SEC. 3.

SEC. 4.

H. B. NO. 120.

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF MONEYS COLLECTED FOR LICENSES, AND PRESCRIBING

THE FUND IN WHICH THE SAME SHALL BE PAID; AMENDING SECTION 1640 OF THE REVISED STATUTES OF IDAHO.

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

SECTION I. That section 1640 of the Revised Statutes Idaho is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 1640. On the first Monday in each month the collector must return to the auditor all licenses unsold and be credited therewith, and must, with the auditor, appear at the treasurer's office and pay into the county treasury all moneys collected for licenses sold during the preceding month, take the treasurer's receipt therefor and file a duplicate

thereof with the auditor. The auditor must credit the collector and charge the treasurer therewith.

Fifty per cent. of all moneys paid for licenses shall be applied to and constitute a part of the school fund of the school district in which said licenses are collected, forty per cent. to the general road fund of the county in which said licenses are collected and ten per cent. shall be paid into the State treasury: Provided, That forty per cent. of all moneys paid for licenses by applicants within incorporated towns, cities and villages, or cities acting under special charters, shall be paid by the county treasurer to the municipal authorities of such town, city or village for general revenue purposes of such town, city or village; fifty per cent. of said moneys so paid for licenses are to be applied and constitute a part of the school fund of the school district in which said licenses are collected, and ten per cent. shall be paid into the State treasury.

The collector shall file with the treasurer a statement or report each quarter showing the amount of licenses collected in each school district, incorporated town, city or village, or city acting under special charter.

Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

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

Approved on the 14th day of February, 1899.

Sec. 4.

H. B. NO. 121.

AN ACT PROVIDING THE MANNER OF GIVING NOTICE OF SALES UNDER EXECUTION; AMENDING SEC

TION 4482 OF THE REVISED STATUTES OF IDAHO.

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

SECTION 1. That section four thousand four hundred and eighty-two (4482) of the Revised Statutes of Idaho be amended so as to read as follows:

Section 4482. Before the sale of the property on execution notice thereof must be given as follows:

In case of perishable property, by posting written notice of the time and place of sale in three (3) public places of the precinct or city where the sale is to take place, for such time as may be reasonable, considering the character and condition of the property.

2. In case of other personal property, by posting a similar notice in three public places in the precinct or city where the sale is to take place, for not less than five nor more than ten days, and, when so requested in writing by either the plaintiff or the defendant, by publishing a copy thereof at least one week, and not more than two weeks, in the newspaper nearest the property to be sold, published in the county, if there be one.

3. In case of real property, by posting a similar notice, particularly describing the property, for twenty days, in three public places in the precinct or city where the property is situated, and also where the property is to be sold, and when so requested in writing by either the plaintiff or the defendant, by publishing a copy thereof once a week for the same period, in the newspaper nearest the property to be sold, published in the county, if there be one. When judgment under which the property is to be sold is made payable in a specified kind of money or currency, the several notices required by this section must state the kind of money or currency in which

bids may be made at such sale, which must be the same as that specified in the judgment.

SEC. 2. An emergency existing therefor, this Act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved on the 14th day of February, 1899.

H. B. NO. 122.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE PAVING AND CURBING OF, AND CONSTRUCTION OF SIDEWALKS ON THE

STREETS OF INCORPORATED CITIES IN THE STATE OF IDAHO, AND PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE EXPENSES THEREOF.

SEC. 2.

SEC. 3

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

SECTION 1. That all incorporated cities of this State, in which at the last preceding city election held prior to the filing of the petition, or the casting of the vote of the members of the city council mentioned in section 6 of this Act, there were cast seven hundred, or inore, votes for inayor, shall have the powers and be subject to all the provisions of this Act; and this Act shall be applicable to all such cities either organized or incorporated under general laws or the special or local laws of this State.

When the council of any such city shall direct the paving or curbing of, or the construction of sidewalks on, any street or streets, they shall make and enter into a contract for furnishing materials and for the paving or curbing or construction of sidewalks, as the case may be, of such street or streets, either for the entire work in one contract or parts thereof, in separate and specified sections, as to them may seem best: Provided, That no work shall be done under any such contract until a certified copy thereof shall have been filed in the office of the city clerk.

All such contracts shall be made by the council in the name of the city upon such terms of payment as shall be fixed by the council, and shall be inade with the lowest and best bidder upon sealed proposals, after public notice for not less than three weeks, in at least two newspapers of said city, which notice shall contain a description of the kind and amount of work to be done and material to be furnished as nearly accurate as practicable.

Each contractor shall be required to give a bond to the city, with sureties to be approved by the council, for the faithful perforinance of the contract, and the council shall have power to institute suit in the name of the city to enforce all such contracts. SEC. 5

It shall be the duty of the city engineer to furnish the council with proper grades and lines and see that the work is done in accordance with the ordinances and regulations of the city with respect to said grades and lines.

SEC. 6. The council of any such city shall not have the right to authorize any improvenient under this Act unless the owners of twothirds of the feet front of the property abutting upon the street or streets to be improved shall first petition therefor, or unless the same shall be voted for by three-fourths of the members of the council.

For the purpose of paying the costs and expenses incurred in making the improvements provided for in this Act, or either, or any thereof, such city is empowered to issue bonds and sell the same in the manner in this Act provided.

SEC. 4.

SEC. 7.

SEC. 9.

Sec. 8. Before any such bonds are issued, the mayor and cominon council of such city must, by resolution passed at a regular meeting, declare the purpose or purposes for which such bonds are to be issued, and the total amount. They must also, by ordinance, provide for the holding of a special election of the qualified voters of such city, which shall be conducted as other city elections, at which election there shall be submitted to such electors the question of issuing such bonds for the purpose nained in such resolution. The voting at such election must be by ballot, on which ballot must be written or printed:

"For bonds and debt (here separately naming the purpose or purposes for which said bonds shall be issued and said debt incurred),” or “against bonds and debt (here separately naming the purpose or purposes for which such bonds shall be issued and such debt incurred).”

If it shall appear upon a canvass of such ballots that two-thirds of such qualified voters voting at such election assent to the issuing of such bonds and the incurring of the indebtedness thereby created for auy one or more of the purposes named in such resolution, such bonds for said purpose or purposes shall be issued in the manner in this Act provided.

Said bonds shall be known as municipal improvement coupon bonds of (name city, county and State) and shall be issued as near as practicable in denominations of five hundred dollars each, but bonds of the denomination of one hundred dollars may be issued when necessary, and each bond shall be payable in seven years from the date of its issuance, to which must be attached seven coupons maturing and payable and for the amounts as follows:

The first coupon shall be payable one year from the date of the issuance of the bond in an amount equal to one-seventh of the principal of the bond with interest on the total amount of the bond for one year; the second coupon shall be payable in two years from the date of the issuance of the bond in an amount equal to one-seventh of the principal of the bund with interest on six-sevenths of the principal of said bond for a period of one year; the third coupon shall be payable in three years from the date of issuance of said boud in an amount equal to one-seventh of the principal of the bond with interest on five-sevenths of the principal of said bond for one year; the fourth coupon shall be payable in four years from the date of the issuance of the bond in an amount equal to one-seventh of the principal of said bond with interest on four-sevenths of the principal of said bond for one year; the fifth coupon shall be payable in five years from the date of the issuance of the bond in an amount equal to one-seventh of the principal of said bond with interest on three-sevenths of the principal of said bond for one year; the sixth coupon shall be payable in six years from the date of the issuance of the bond in an amount equal to one-seventh of the principal of the bond with interest on two-sevenths of the principal of said bond for one year; and the seventh coupon shall be payable in seven years from the date of the issuance of said bond in an amount equal to one-seventh of the principal of said bond with interest on one-seventh of the principal of said bond for one year.

Upon the payment of the seventh coupon, as above provided, said bond shall become null and void. The rate of interest inust not exceed seven per cent. per annum. SEC. 10.

The bonds mentioned in the preceding section must be signed by the mayor and attested by the city clerk and bear the city seal and be countersigned by the city treasurer, and the coupons attached to such bonds must be signed by the city treasurer. Each coupon must have annexed to the same a number corresponding with the number of the bond, and each bond must state upon its face the amount for which the same is issued, to whom issued and the date of issue, and must also recite that it is issued in conformity with the provisions of this Act.

SEC. 11. The said mayor and common council must give three weeks' notice by publication in some newspaper published in such city, of its intention to issue and negotiate such bonds, and invite bidders therefor, and after ascertaining the best terms upon, and the lowest interest at, which such bonds can be negotiated, must secure the proper engraving and printing thereof, and must thereafter have them consecutively numbered and otherwise properly prepared and executed; and when so executed, they must be by the city clerk registered in a public record book to be kept for that purpose, and therein must be stated the number, date, amount of bond, time and place of payment, rate of interest, number of coupons attached and any other proper description thereof for future identification. That then said mayor and common council must from time to time, in such amounts as they may deem best, deliver said bonds to the city treasurer and take and file his receipt therefor, and charge him with all bonds so delivered; and any duties required of said mayor and common council by virtue of this Act may be performed at any general, special or called meeting thereof. The city treasurer must, under the general supervision of said mayor and common council, sell said bonds for cash, and in no case must said bonds be sold for less than the face or par value and the accrued interest at the time of disposal. All proceeds derived from the sale of said bonds must be applied exclusively to the purposes for which said bonds are issued. And in no case must any more of said proceeds be expended for any one purpose than the amount named in the resolution of said mayor and common council above mentioned. Said city treasurer must keep a record of all bonds disposed of by time, showing their number, rate of interest, date and amount of sale, and when, where and to whom payable, which record he must keep open for the inspection of the public at all reasonable office hours, and he must make such detailed statements to, and as often as required by said mayor and common council of all of his transactions under the provisions of this Act. Should the tax for the payment of interest and installment of principal on any of the bonds issued under the provisions of this Act at any time not be collected in time to meet such payment, the interest and such installments must be paid out of any moneys in the city general or expense fund, and the moneys so used for such payment must be repaid to the fund from which so taken out of the first moneys collected from the assessments in this Act provided.

Sec. 12. All moneys received by the city treasurer from the sale of said bonds, shall be kept by him in a separate fund and paid out on requisition of the council, accompanied by affidavit of the city engineer, that work has been done or material furnished to the amount of said requisition and that it is required for payment of the same, and all moneys received by said treasurer shall be kept in the same manner, and subject to the regulations regarding other money of the city, except that he shall keep a separate account of the same and all interest received upon the same shall be credited to such fund.

When any such improvement shall have been completed it

SEC. 13

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