Imagens das páginas
PDF
ePub

ficers.

Court.

officers.

resident of said county, shall be elected to fill the office of Judge of Terms of of- said Eleventh Judicial District Court. The terms of all officers

elected under the provisions of this Act shall expire upon the elec

tion and qualification of a successor at the next general election, as Vacancy. provided by law. If a vacancy occur in the office of District Judge

of the Sixth Judicial District, it shall be the duty of the person appointed to fill the unexpired term of the present incumbent of said office, in case of the failure to organize the County of Elko prior to the next general election, to hold terms of Court in said county, at

the county seat, or until the same be established at the town of Elko. Terms of

There shall be four terms of said Eleventh District Court each year, commencing on the third Mondays of February, May, August and November. It shall be the duty of the Clerk of the Sixth District Court, and the Sheriff thereof, in case terms of Court be held by the Judge thereof, in the County of Elko, to attend in person or by deputy upon the sessions of said Court, at the town of Elko, and then

and there discharge the duties of their respective offices. Salaries of

Sec. 8. The salaries of the county officers of the County of Elko are hereby fixed as follows:- District Attorney, two thousand dollars per annum; County Treasurer, two thousand dollars per annum; the County Superintendent of Public Schools shall receive such salary as may be fixed by the Board of County Commissioners. The salary of the District Judge is hereby fixed at five thousand dollars per annum, payable out of a District Judge salary fund, to be created as provided

by law. County to Sec. 9. The County of Elko shall assume and pay to the County assume and pay debt of of Lander the sum of twenty thousand dollars, in gold coin, on account Lander, etc. of the debt of said County of Lander, payable out of the Redemption

Fund of said county ; and for the purpose of paying said last named sum of money, the Board of County Commissioners, in addition to their power to create other fund for said county, which power is hereby expressly conferred, are hereby authorized and required to set apart twenty per cent. of all revenues coming into the County Treasury, properly belonging to the county, which shall constitute a fund to be known as the Lander Redemption Fund; and warrants shall be drawn in favor of the County of Lander, payable out of said fund, in such sums as the District Attorney of Lander County may elect, not less than one hundred dollars each, and when issued they shall be delivered to said District Attorney, who shall receipt for the same, and deliver

such warrants to the County Auditor of Lander County, taking his reProviso. ceipt therefor; provided, whenever the sum of five hundred dollars or

more shall accumulate in said fund, the interest shall cease to run on such amount within five days from the date of mailing a notice in writing, showing the amount in said fund, addressed to the County Auditor of Lander County, at the county seat of said Lander County. If no

organization of the County of Elko be made before the general election When basis in the [year] 1870, the outstanding debt of the County of Lander, existof debt to be ing on the first day of January, A. D. 1871, as specified in this section, adjusted.

as between the counties of Elko and Lander, shall be adjusted on the same basis and on the same relative proportion as fixed in this section of this Act; and the County Auditors of the two counties shall meet at the county seat of Lander County, and adjust the same, and when adjusted all the provisions of this section shall apply to the payment thereof.

Lander

SEC. 10. The County Recorder of Lander County is hereby au- Recorder of thorized and empowered, and it shall be his duty to transcribe into County to suitable books, all the records in his custody, pertaining or relating to, t.

transcribe

records, etc. or affecting the title to any property situated within said County of Elko, and to make a suitable index thereto. Said transcript and index shall be made as soon as practicable after the passage and taking effect of this Act, and when completed, shall be delivered to the County Recorder of said Elko County, and shall thereafter be kept in his office, and shall be, for every purpose, of the same force and effect as other county records. The Recorder of Lander County shall be entitled to Compensareceive as compensation for the service hereby imposed, one-half of the fees now allowed by law for recording and indexing written instruments in his office. His claim for said compensation shall be allowed by the Commissioners of Elko County, on the completion and delivery of said transcript and index, and shall be paid as other claims against said county.

1

10

ton.

CHAP. XCV.-An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to pro

vide revenue for the support of the Government of the State of Nevada," approved March 9, 1865.

[Approved March 5, 1869.]

The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and Assembly,

do enact as follows :

Section 1. Section (65) sixty-five of said Act, of which this is amendatory, is hereby so amended as to read as follows, to wit: Section Sixty-five. Any person or persons who may dispose of any License

required spirituous, malt or fermented liquors, or wines, in less quantities than one

for selling quart, shall, before the transaction of any such business, take out -a liquors in

less quantilicense from the Sheriff of the county in which he or she proposes to ties than do such business, and pay therefor the sum of ten dollars per month ; one quart. provided, that all persons engaged in retailing liquors as aforesaid, in Proviso. connection with entertainment for travelers, at any point distant one mile or more outside the limits of any city or town in this State, shall pay a quarterly license of fifteen dollars ; and provided further, that Not entitled no such person or persons shall be entitled, under and by virtue of said license, to sell or cause to be sold within this State any such spirituous, tion. malt or fermented liquors or wines, on any day upon which any general election is held, or within the limits of any county or city on any day upon which any special or municipal election is beld therein, but it shall be expressed in each and every license so granted, that the person or persons to whom the same is granted, that the person or persons to whom the same is granted, shall and will not sell or cause to be sold, any such liquors or wines on such day or days.

to sell on days of elec

CHAP. XCVI.—An Act to amend an Act entitled An Act defin

ing the duties of the State Controller," approved February 24, 1866.

The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and Assem

bly, do enact as follows :

claims.

Section 1. Section five of the above entitled Act is hereby amend

ed so as to read as follows: Authorized Section Five. He shall audit all claims against the State, for the to audit and allow payment of which an appropriation has been made, but of which the

amount has not been definitely fixed by law, and which shall have been examined and passed upon by the Board of Examiners, or which shall have been presented to said Board, and not examined and passed upon by them with sin] thirty days from their presentation ; and he shall allow of said last mentioned claims, (not passed upon by the Board of Examiners within said thirty days after, after, presentation) the whole, or such portion thereof, as he shall deem just and legal, and of claims examined and passed upon by the Board of Examiners, such an amount as he shall decree just and legal, not exceeding the amount allowed by said Board. And no claim for services rendered or advances made to the State or any officer thereof, shall be audited or allowed unless such

services or advancement shall have been specially authorized by law, Allowed to and an appropriation made for its payment. For the purpose of satisexamine

fying himself of the justness and legality of any claim, he shall be witnesses,

allowed to examine witnesses under oath, and to receive and consider

documentary evidence in addition to that furnished him by the Board To draw of Examiners. He shall draw warrants on the Treasurer for such warrants.

amounts as he shall allow of claims of the character above described, and also for all claims of which the amount has been definitely fixed by law, and for the payment of which an appropriation shall have been made.

SENATE CHAMBER, CARSON City,

March 3, 1869. S This is to certify that Senate Bill No. 152, An Act to amend an Act entitled “An Act defining the duties of the State Controller," approved February 24, 1866, passed the Senate this day notwithstanding the objections of the Governor, by the following vote: Yeas, 16; nays, 3.

JAMES S. SLINGERLAND,

President of the Senate. CHAS. F. BICKNELL,

Ass't Secretary of the Senate.

[ocr errors]

ASSEMBLY CHAMBER, CARSON CITY, ,

March 3, 1869. S This is to certify that Senate Bill No. 152, An Act to amend an Act entitled “An Act defining the duties of the State Controller," approved February 24, 1866, passed the Assembly this day, notwithstanding the objections of the Governor, by the following vote: Yeas, 31; nays, 2.

D. O. ATKISON,

Speaker of Assembly. A. H. KIRKPATRICK,

Ass’t Clerk of the Assembly.

CHAP. XCVII.-An Act supplementary to an Act entitled " An

Act to create Legislative Funds,passed February 5, 1869.

The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and Assembly,

do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. All warrants drawn against the Legislative Fund cre- Warrants,

how paid. ated by the Act to which this Act is supplementary, and registered as how not paid for want of funds, shall be paid as funds accrue in said fund, both principal and interest, out of said fund, in the order of registry ; and if any warrant or warrants, drawn against or payable out of said fund, cannot be paid out of the same by reason of the entire exhaustion thereof, all such warrants, both principal and interest, shall be paid out of the General Fund, and the same shall, immediately after the ex. baustion of said special fund, be deemed and held as registered for payment out of the general fund, and paid therefrom in their proper order. Sec. 2. The appropriation made by the Act to which this is sup- Appropria.

tion, what plementary, shall also be deemed an appropriation for the actual ex- deemed. penses of the members of the Legislature, for express charges, newspapers, postage and stationery, to an amount not exceeding sixty dollars for each member, as authorized by Sec. 33 of Art. 4 of the Constitution and all warrants drawn on account of said expenses shall be paid out of the Legislative Fund.

SENATE CHAMBER,

Carson City, March 3, 1869. S This is to certify that Senate Bill No. 138, an Act supplementary to Certificate. an Act entitled “ An Act to create Legislative Funds,” passed February 5, 1869, passed the Senate this day, notwithstanding the objections of the Governor, by the following vote-Yeas, 19; Nays, 0.

JAMES S. SLINGERLAND,

President of the Senate. Chas. F. BICKNELL,

Asst. Secretary of the Senate.

Certificate.

ASSEMBLY CHAMBER,

Carson City, March 3, 1869. S This is to certify that Senate Bill No. 138, an Act supplementary to an Act entitled “An Act to create Legislative Funds,” passed February 5, 1869, passed the Assembly this day, notwithstanding the objections of the Governor, by the following vote: Yeas, 32; Nays, 1.

D. 0. Atkison,

Speaker of the Assembly. A. H. KIRKPATRICK,

Assistant Clerk of the Assembly.

CHAP. XCVIII.–An Act to submit to the People of the Counties

of Elko, White Pine, Nye and Lincoln, a proposition to give County aid to a Railroad from Elko to the Colorado River.

[Approved March 6, 1869.]

The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and Assembly,

do enact as follows:

position for

to voters.

When pro- SECTION 1. Whenever within eighteen months from the passage

for of this Act, the Colorado and Nevada Railroad and Navigation Comaiding rail- 01 18 , road to be pany, a corporation organized under the laws of this State, shall comsubmitted

plete a final locating survey of a railroad from a point near Elko, on the Central Pacific Railroad, passing through the counties of White Pine, Nye and Lincoln, to a point on the Colorado, as set forth in the articles of association of said company, and shall file with the Board of County Commissioners of all or either of said counties a profile map of said locating survey, certified to as correct, and verified by the oath of a competent civil engineer, and shall request in writing of all or either of said Boards of Commissioners that they submit to the people of their respective counties a proposition for aiding said railroad by the bonds of said county or counties to a given amount therein named, it shall be the duty of all or either of said Boards to forth with

order an election by the qualified voters of the county, upon the propProviso. osition to grant aid in the amount requested ; provided, that the said

amount shall not in the county of White Pine exceed the sum of three hundred thousand dollars; nor in the county of Nye the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ; nor in the county of Lincoln the

sum of two hundred thousand dollars; nor in the county of Elko the Bond of sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ; provided, that the Corporation Board of Commissioners in either of said counties shall not be required to be filed.

to make the said order for any specified election, until the said corporation shall file with them a good and sufficient bond to be approved by them, conditioned that in event the said proposition for aid shall be rejected by the voters of the county at the election, then, and in that event, the corporation will pay to said county within thirty days after the result shall be declared, all the legal and necessary expenses in

curred by the county at such special election. Order to be Sec. 2. The order shall be made by the Board within five days published. from the date of the application ; and it shall direct the election to be

held within not less than forty, nor more than fifty days from the date of making the order; and the order specifying the proposition to be voted upon, shall be published in each newspaper published in the county, or if there be none, in some newspaper circulating therein, for not less than three weeks next preceding the election, and shall be otherwise published in such manner as the Board shall deem best calculated to give full notice thereof.

SEC. 3. At said election no person except qualified registered how con electors of the county shall vote; and the said election shall, except as

qualified in section two of this Act, in respect to the registration of voters, the precincts, officers, and mode of conducting the same, and of certifying the results, be subject to the regulations governing a general election, as now or hereafter prescribed by law.

made and

Election,

ducted.

« AnteriorContinuar »