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ever, to all the conditions, regulations, provisions, and restrictions contained in the said Act above referred to.

This bill having remained with the Governor five days (Sunday excepted), and the Senate and Assembly being in session, it has therefore become a law without the signature of his Excellency, the Governor, this seventeenth day of February, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven.

J. D. MINOR,

Secretary of State.

CHAP. XXXIX.-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 ninth, eighteen hundred and sixtyfive, approved March eleventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine,' approved March fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one," approved February twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three.

eral Treas. urer's.

[Approved February 20, 1877.]
The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. Section one of the Act of which this [Act] is

amendatory is amended so as to read as follows: Salaries Section One. The Treasurers of the several counties of this

seer State shall be allowed the following named annual salaries, to

wit: The Treasurer of Storey County, three thousand dollars; of Ormsby County, fifteen hundred dollars; of Douglas County, eight bundred dollars, on and after the first day of January, A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-nine; Esmeralda County, eight hundred dollars; of Lyon County, twelve bundred dol. lars; of Washoe County, twelve hundred dollars; of Churchill County, six hundred dollars; of Lander County, one thousand dollars, on and after the first day of January, A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-nine; of Humboldt County, one thousand dollars; of White Pine County, one thousand dollars, on and after the first day of January, A. D. eighteen hundred and sev. enty-nine; of Elko County, fifteen hundred dollars, on and after the first day of January, A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-nine; of Lincoln County, one thousand dollars, on and after the first day of Japuary, A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-nine; of Nye County, twelve hundred dollars. Said

salaries to be audited by the Board of County Commissioners, audited ana vaia. and paid at the end of each quarter, out of the Treasurer's Proviso. Salary Fund; provided, that, whenever at the end of any quarter

there shall not be sufficient money in said fund to pay said salary, the Board of County Commissioners shall set apart from any moneys in the General Fund, or from the first money

that shall come into the said General County Fund not otherwise Further specially appropriated, an amount sufficient to pay said salary; proviso. and, provided further, that, whenever at the end of any year

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there shall remain any money in the said fund after paying the Treasurer's salary, the Board of County Commissioners shall cause the money so remaining to be transferred into the General Fund.

CHAP. XL.-An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide

revenue for the support of the government of the State of Nevada, approved March ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five," and amended March fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one.

[Approved February 20, 1877.] The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:

for ped.

SECTION 1. Section sixty-seven of said Act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Section Sixty-seven. Every traveling merchant, hawker, or Licenses peddler who shall carry a pack or vend goods, wares, or mer- epeana chandise of any kind, and every auctioneer, shall pay for such others. license the sum of ten dollars per month; and every traveling merchant, hawker, or peddler who shall use a wagon, or one or more animals, for the purpose of vending any goods, wares, or merchandise of any kind, or wines, fermented or spirituous liquors, shall pay for such license twenty-five dollars per month; and every traveling mercbant, agent, drummer, or other person selling or offering to sell any goods, wares, or merchandise of any kind, to be delivered at some future time, or carrying samples and selling, or offering to sell goods, wares, or merchandise of any kind similar to said samples, to be delivered at some future time, sball pay for such license twenty-five dollars per month; provided, that nothing in this Proviso. section be so construed as to apply to the sale of fruits or the agricultural products of this State, or any other State or Territory of the United States. The County Auditor shall issue to the Sheriff of the several counties the licenses contemplated in this section, which licenses so issued shall authorize the bolders of the same to vend goods, wares, and merchandise as set forth in said license, within the county wherein such licenses are obtained; and it is hereby made the duty of every officer to Justice of the Peace, Constable, Sheriff, and all peace officers, dem

na demand to demand the license of any such peddler, hawker, agent, drummer, or other person named herein, and if such person be found not to have a license, as directed by law, the person so offering any goods, wares, or merchandise for sale, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction shall be fined in Misdeany sum not less than fifty nor more than five hundred dollars. meanor.

license.

CHAP. XLI.–An Act to protect the rights of owners of stock shares and other interests in the mineral and metal-yielding mines of this State.

[Approved February 21, 1877.]

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

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Stockholders may examine inines.

SECTION 1. Any person who shall be the bona fide owner of stock shares representing the value of one per cent of the capital stock of any company incorporated for the purpose of working upon and mining in any lode, ledge, deposit, or bed of the precious metals or useful minerals, in this State; and any number of persons who shall be the bona fide owners of an aggregate number of mining shares amounting to one per cent. of said capital stock standing in their own names ou the books of the company at the time application for the permit is made, shall be a duly accredited agent upon a written order from the Clerk or Justice of the Peace of the county in which such lode, ledge, deposit, or bed is located, be entitled to the privilege of fully examining all of the shafts, adits, borings, drifts, stopes,

hoisting apparatus, and every and all properties and appurteProviso. pances belonging to such mining company; provided, such priv.

ilege for examination sball not be permitted except during one Duty of day during each calendar month. The Superintendent eball

in keep posted in some conspicuous place the day of the month tendent.

the person may be admitted into the mine, under the provisions

of this Act. Book to SEC. 2. The County Clerk, or Justice of the Peace, in each be kept.

of the counties of this State, shall keep in his office a suitable book of registration, in which he sball enter the names of all persons who shall be entitled to the privileges granted by this

Act; and tbe County Clerks or Justices of the Peace of the sev. Oaths au- eral counties in this State are hereby authorized to administer

an oath or affirmation to each and every applicant for said priv. ileges; and for administering such oath or affirmation, and for registering the name of the applicant, the Clerk or Justice of the Peace shall receive a fee of one dollar, to be paid by the

applicant at the time of registration. Applicant SEC. 3. Upon making application for the privilege of enter

ting and examining any of the mines, or mining properties men

tioned in section one of this Act, the applicant shall present to the County Clerk, or Justice of the Peace, certificates of stock shares representing in value one per cent. of the capital stock of the company whose mine be desires to examine; thereupon the applicant shall make oath or affirmation that he is a party in interest in the stock shares of the mines and mining prop. erty which he or she desires to examine; that the stock certi. ficates presented by him or her are actually bis or her own property, or that such certificates of stock really belong to

the parties which he or she is authorized to represent. Order to SEC. 4. Immediately upon complying with the provisions of be issued.

section three of this Act, it shall be the duty of the County Clerk, or Justice of the Peace, to furnish the applicant with a

thorized.

Fee.

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applicant

written order for admission to the mine and mining properties

to which he or she may desire to examine. • Sec. 5. Any mining Superintendent, or mining foreman, or Penalty

for refusmining Secretary of any incorporated mining company in this is

ing to State, acting under and for such mining company, who shall admit fail or refuse to comply with any of the conditions mentioned to mine in section one of this Act, shall for each and every such failure or refusal be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction in any Court of competent jurisdiction, shall be fined in any sum pot less than one hundred ($100) dollars, and not exceeding five hundred ($500) dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not less than thirty days and not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Act to

SEC. 6. This Act shall take effect from and after the first take ef day of April, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven.

CHAP. XLII.-An Act in relation to erection and maintenance of

bridges.

[Approved February 21, 1877.] The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:

nance of

General

SECTION 1. All public bridges, not otherwise specially pro- Maintevided for, are maintained by the road district in which they are brid situated, the districts which they unite, and the county at etc. large, in the same manner as high ways, and under the management and control of the Road Overseers and Board of County Commissioners; the expense of constructing, maintaining, and repairing the same being primarily payable out of [the] Road Fund of the district or districts in the hands of the County Treasurer.

SEC. 2. Whenever it appears to the Board of County Com- May be missioners that any road district is or would be unreasonably tained burdened by the expense of constructing or maintenance and from the repair of any bridge, they may, in their discretion, cause all or Fund or a portion of the aggregate cost or expense to be paid out of from spethe General County Fund, or a portion out of that fund, or out of any other fund in the county, except School and Judges' Salary, in which there is a surplus uncalled for; or, they may levy a tax therefor, not to exceed one fourth of one per cent. on the taxable property of the county, annually, till the amount appropriated is raised and paid. SEC. 3. No bridge, the cost of the construction or repair County

Commisof which will exceed the sum of one hundred dollars, must be sioners constructed or repaired except on an order of the Board of supervise. County Commissioners. When ordered to be constructed or repaired, the contract therefor must be let out to the lowest

Freeholders may peti. tion.

bidder, after reasonable notice given by the Board of County Commissioners, by publication at least two weeks in a county newspaper, and if done, then by three posted notices—one at the Court House, one at the point to be bridged, and one at some other neighboring public place. The bids to be sealed, opened, and contract awarded at the time specified in the notice. The contract and bond to perform it must be entered into to the approval of the Board of County Commissioners.

SEC. 4. When a bridge, the cost of which will exceed one bundred dollars, is necessary, any five or more freebolders of the road district interested therein, may petition the Board of County Commissioners for the erection of such needed bridge;

the Board must thereupon advertise such application, giving Adver the location and other facts, for two weeks, in a newspaper tisement.

printed in the county; if none, then by posters, one at the proposed location, one at the Court House, and one at some other public place in the county, and notify the Overseer to attend at

a certain time and place to hear the application. Board to SEC. 5. On the day fixed to bear the application, proof of witnesses, the notice given being made satisfactory, the Board must hear etc.

the petition, examine witnesses, and determine whether or not
a bridge is necessary as petitioned for. If found to be so, the
Board must determine the character of bridge to be constructed,
prepare plans and specifications, invite bids, let the contract,
and have the same erected, and provide the payment therefor.
as herein provided.

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CHAP. XLIII.-An Act to prevent cruelty to women in the State

of Nevada.

[Approved February 21, 1877.]

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

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Post to be SECTION 1. It shall be the duty of the Board of County erected. ed. Commissioners in each county in this State, to cause to be

erected in some public locality at the county seat of the respective counties in this State, a substantial wooden post or stone pillar, the same having the dimensions of eight inches in diameter, and a vertical height of five feet above the ground surface; provided, that such post or pillar shall not be placed where it may interfere with the free passage of vebicles or of pedes

trians along any of the streets or sidewalks in said county seat. Penalty SEC. 2. Any male person in this State who is more than

eighteen years of age, who shall willfully and violently strike, beat, or torture the body of any maiden or woman who is more than sixteen years of age, shall be deemed guilty of a misde. meanor, and upon conviction in any Court of competent jurisdiction, sball be sentenced to be firmiy tied or lashed in a standing posture to the post or pillar described in section one of this Act, and shall be kept in such tied and standing posture

for beating a woman.

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