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his name thereto; and from that time until redeemed said order or warrant shall bear interest at the rate of seven per cent. per Interest, annum.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force thirty days after its passage.

CHAPTER LIX.

An Act to repeal an Act to authorize W. G. Hunt, L. M. Curtis and others to construct a Lock in Cache Creek, at or near the outlet of Clear Lake, in Luke County.

[Approved February 14, 1868.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. An Act entitled an Act to authorize W. G. Hunt, Repeal. L. M. Curtis and others to construct a lock in Cache Creek, at or near the outlet of Clear Lake, in Lake County, approved March thirty-first, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, is hereby repealed.

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

CHAPTER LX. An Act to repeal an Act entitled an Act to authorize the administrator of the estate of Charles White, deceased, to sell and convey real estate, approved April sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty, and an Act entitled an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to authorize the administrator of the estate of Charles White, deceased, to sell and convey real estate, approved April fifteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one.

[Approved February 20, 1868.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. An Act entitled an Act to authorize the admin- Repeal. istrator of the estate of Charles White, deceased, to sell and convey real estate, approved April sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty, and an Act entitled an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to authorize the administrator of the estate of Charles White, deceased, to sell and convey real estate, approved April sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty, approved April fifteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, are hereby repealed.

Sec. 2. This Act sball take effect from and after its passage.

Relief.

CHAPTER LXI.
An Act for the relief of James H. Yates.

[Approved February 13, 1868.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. The Auditor of the County of Plumas is hereby directed and authorized to draw bis warrant, payable out of the General Fund of said County of Plumas, in favor of James H. Yates, for the sum of four bundred and ninety-four and thirtyfive one-hundredths dollars ; and said warrant shall be paid, as other warrants drawn on said fund, by the Treasurer of Plumas County.

Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

CHAPTER LXII.

pital Poll Tax."

How col. lected and applied,

An Act to provide for the care and maintenance of the Indigent Sick

of the County of Del Norte.

[Approved February 20, 1868.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : Levy “Hos- SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors of the County of Del

Norte are hereby authorized and empowered to annually levy a poll tax, not to exceed two dollars, on each male inbabitant thereof between the ages of twenty-one and sixty years, to be known as the “Hospital Poll Tax” of said county.

SEC. 2. The poll tax specified in this Act shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as other poll taxes for State and county purposes; and the moneys arising therefrom shall be known and constitute a part of the Hospital Fund of the County of Del Norte, and shall be applied, under the orders and direction of the Board of Supervisors, to the payment of the

expenses incurred in the care of the indigent sick of said county. Duty of Au. SEC. 3. The County Auditor of said county shall provide a

sufficient number of blank receipts for the poll tax herein mentioned, changing the style thereof each year, which said receipts shall be signed and numbered consecutively by the Treasurer, commencing with number one, and by him delivered to the County Auditor, taking his receipts therefor.

SEC. 4. It sball be the duty of the County Auditor to sign said poll tax receipts, and from time to time deliver to the Tax Collector as many of same as he may require, taking his receipts therefor: and said Collector shall be held on his official bond for the faithful discbargo of his duties in the collection of said poll tax.

ditor.

Sec. 5. Ninety per cent. of the moneys collected under the For Hospital

purposes. provisions of tbis Act shall be paid into the County Treasury for Hospital purposes, and the remaining ten per cent. shall be retained by the Collector as his commissions for collecting the same.

Sec. 6. For the year A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-eight How levied. the poll tax hereinbefore mentioned may be levied at any regular or special meeting of the Board of Supervisors, on or before the third Monday in May, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight; but every year thereafter said tax shall be levied at the same time of levying other State and county taxes; provided, how- Proviso. ever, tbat nothing in this Act contained shall make it obligatory upon the Board of Supervisors to levy said poll tax unless by them deemed necessary.

Sec. 7. This Act sball take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

CHAPTER LXIII.

receipts and

An Act for the relief of E. F. Spence, County Treasurer of Nevada

County.

[Approved February 20, 1868.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. The Controller of State is hereby authorized and Release of required to receipt and release to E. F. Spence, County Treas, certain tax urer of Nevada County, for the tax receipts and licenses here- licenses deinafter described : Fifty-two State poll tax receipts, at two dol

stroyed by lars each; one hundred and forty foreign miners' licenses, at four dollars each; three pawnbrokers' licenses, at thirty dollars each; five circus licenses, at ten dollars each ; one broker's license, at fifteen dollars each; one auctioneer's license, at twenty-five dollars; fifteen theatre and concert licenses, at five dollars each ; in all, of the value of nine hundred and nineteen dollars—said sev. eral receipts and licenses baving been destroyed by fire.

Sec. 2. This Act sball take effect from and after its passage.

fire.

CHAPTER LXIV.

An Act to provide for the payment of Grand Jurors in the County of

San Mateo.

Pay and mileage.

[Approved February 20, 1868.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Grand jurors in the County of San Mateo shall be entitled to receive two dollars per day for each day's service while acting as grand jurors of said county, and ten cents a mile for travel, in the most direct route to the county seat of said county only, payable out of the General Fund of said county in the same manner as the regular panel of trial jurors for the Courts of record of said county are paid.

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

Appropriation.

CHAPTER LXV.
An Act to pay for services rendered in the State Land Department.

[Approved February 19, 1868.] .
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. The sum of one thousand dollars is hereby appropriated from any money in the General Fund not otherwise appropriated, and the Controller shall draw his warrant in favor of S. N. Norton for said amount, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same, for services rendered in the office of SurveyorGeneral and in the State Land Office for the period of six months and twenty days, to wit: from the tenth day of December, A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-six, to the first day of July, A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-seven.

Sec. 2. This Act sball take effect immediately.

CHAPTER LXVI. An Act to authorize the City and County of San Francisco to exchange certain lands for other lands of the Spring Valley Water Works.

[Approved February 20, 1868.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : Section 1. The Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco is hereby authorized, in pursuance of a resolution of the

scribed.

Board of Supervisors of said city and county, approved January City authortwenty-second, eighteen bundred and sixty-seven, wbich is deed. hereby ratified and confirmed, to execute and deliver unto the Spring Valley Water Works a good and sufficient deed of conveyance, conveying to the said Water Works the following described premises, to wit: All tbat certain piece or parcel of land situate in said city and county, and in Section Eighteen of Township II south, Range V west, described as follows: Beginning at a post in the southern fence of a tract of land near Property deLake Honda, property of the Spring Valley Water Works, which post bears N., 75° 30' E., and is distant two chains from the southwesterly corner of said last named tract of land; running tbence S., 12° 15' E., nine chains thirty-six links, to a post near and above the outlet of a tunnel of the Spring Valley Water Works, known as “ Tunnel No. 3;" thence N., 75° 30' E., three chains, across a creek to a post; thence N., 12° 15' W., nine chains thirty-six links, to a post in the aforementioned southerly fence; thence along said fence S., 75° 30' W., three chains, to the point of beginning, containing two acres and eighty hundredths of an acre, more or less.

Sec. 2. Such conveyance shall operate to vest in the grantee Title. all the right, title and interest of the said city and county of, in and to the premises so conveyed.

Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage.

CHAPTER LXVII.
An Act to appropriate money for Contingent Expenses of the Legis.

lature.

[Approved February 20, 1868.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : Section 1. The sum of twenty-three thousand dollars is hereby Appropria. appropriated out of any money in the General Fund not other. tion. wise appropriated, for the following purposes, viz: Eleven thousand dollars for the payment of contingent expenses of the Senate, and twelve thousand dollars for the payment of contingent expenses of the Assembly, for the seventeenth Hession of the Legislature.

Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect immediately.

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