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Sales for delinquent taxes, where made.

equalized, and collected in the manner provided in the next succeeding sections of this Act, except that all sales of real estate for delinquent school taxes in said township shall be made in front of the City Hall, in the City of Vallejo.

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

CHAP. XXII.-An Act making appropriations for deficiencies for the twenty-sixth and twenty-seventh fiscal years, ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six.

[Approved January 27, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The following moneys are hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the General Fund of the State treasury

not otherwise appropriated, for the objects herein named: For office of For deficiency in appropriation for postage, expressage, tele

graphing and transportation in the office of the Secretary of

State, eleven hundred dollars; for deficiency in the StationFor Station- ery, Lights and Fuel Fund, on account of moneys drawn

from said fund by the Board of Examiners for the purchase of ballot paper (which moneys as returned to the treasury have become a portion of the General Fund), the sum of six thousand three hundred and seventy dollars.

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

Secretary of
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ery, etc. Fund.

CHAP. XXIII.-An Act to repeal an Act entitled an Act to per

mit the voters of every township or incorporated city in this State to vote on the question of granting licenses to sell intoricating liquors, approved March eighteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four.

[Approved January 27, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. An Act entitled an Act to permit the voters of every township or incorporated city in this State to vote on the question of granting licenses to sell intoxicating liquors, approved March eighteenth, eighteen hundred and seventyfour, is hereby repealed.

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

Repealing clause.

CHAP. XXIV.-An Act relative to the Treasurer's office of the

County of Sonoma.

[Approved January 27, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION

Section 1. The County Judge, Auditor, and District Must count Attorney of Sonoma County must each month count the money in money in the

county treasury, and must not give the Treasurer any previous notice of the day or hour of counting, and must make and verify, under oath, to the County Clerk, a statement showing: first, the amount of money that must make ought to be in the treasury ; second, the amount and kind of money actually therein.

SEC. 2. The County Clerk must furnish a copy of such Must furnish statement to the Board of Supervisors at each of its regular Com meetings.

Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and

statement thereof under oath.

statement.

after its passage.

CHAP. XXV.-[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. XXVI.- An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to

provide for the location and maintenance of public roads in the County of Tulare," approved March sixth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four.

[Approved January 27, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Section twenty-two of an Act entitled “An Act to provide for the location and maintenance of public roads in the County of Tulare," approved March sixth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, is amended to read as follows: Section 22. The Board of Supervisors shall authorize the county SurCounty Surveyor to begin and complete, at the earliest day vayor to practicable, any road or roads required to be surveyed under and file field the provisions of this Act, and prepare and file field notes notes. thereof; provided, that in all cases where public roads are to be located upon section or township lines, the Road Commissioners may locate such roads upon known section or may locate township lines, and file a description thereof without having Certain roads the same surveyed. The County Surveyor, when required to survey any road under the provisions of this Act, shall receive, as compensation for each day's service, actually and necessarily performed while engaged in such duty, the sum compensaof ten dollars; and for each assistant similarly employed, veyor.

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without survey.

tion of Sur

other Surveyor,

the sum of three dollars; provided, that if the County Sur

veyor shall refuse to perform the said labor for the per diem The Board above specified, the Board of Supervisors may elect some

other competent surveyor to make such survey. All contracts let or sold, for the payment of which orders may be drawn upon the Road Fund of the county, either by the

Board of Supervisors or the Road Commissioner, shall be Contracts to let or sold on what have been declared public highways by

the Board of Supervisors.
SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect from its passage.

be let or sold on public highways.

Shall take

evi

CHAP. XXVII.-An Act to further define the duties of the Short

hand Reporter of the County Court of the County of San Joaquin.

[Approved January 27, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The short-hand reporter of the County Court of the County of San Joaquin, in addition to the duties of such reporter, as prescribed in section two hundred and sixty-nine of the Code of Civil Procedure, shall, at the request of the District Attorney of said county, appear

before the Coroner at any inquest, or before any committing dence at in- magistrate, in cases of felony, and take down in short-hand

the evidence at such inquest, or any preliminary examination for felony.

SEC. 2. The notes of said reporter so taken shall be prima facio prima facie evidence of the testimony given before such

Coroner or committing magistrate.

Sec. 3. Said reporter shall receive for such services as are required by section one of this Act, when actually employed, such compensation as is allowed by law for services in civil cases in the District and County Courts of this State, which said compensation shall be paid by the county.

SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect immediately.

quest, or cases of felony.

Shall be

Compensation of reporter.

use.

CHAP. XXVIII.-An Act to empower the City Council of the

City of Stockton to adopt measures to protect said city from inundation, and for the taking of private property for public

[Approved January 27, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The City Council of the City of Stockton are hereby authorized and empowered to purchase, acquire, or

To purchase, acquire, or condemn property.

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condemn any property, public or private, it may deem necessary in the prosecution of the work and improvements hereinafter named, or to protect said city, or any portion thereof, from overflow or inundation.

SEC. 2. For the purpose of constructing a levee or levees, To construct
and ditches or drains, or any other necessary work to secure
said city, or any portion thereof, from overflow or inunda-
tion, the said City Council are hereby authorized to cause to
be condemned and appropriated to public uses any lands, Authorized
estate, or property, whether the same be held for private or private or
public use, which shall be actually necessary for such pur-public
pose, and the proceedings for such condemnation shall be in
accordance with and in conformity to the practice and
method of procedure prescribed in Title VII. of Part III. of
the Code of Civil Procedure; and the petition therefor shall
be filed, and the proceedings conducted, in the name of the Proceedings
City of Stockton, in which name all lands, estates, or propune of the
erty rights, purchased or acquired hereunder, shall be taken Stof
and held.

SEC. 3. For the purpose of defraying the cost and expense
of the work and proceedings herein authorized, the City
Council of said City of Stockton is hereby authorized and
empowered to levy and collect a tax in the same manner, To lvy and
and at the same time other city taxes are levied, said tax to
be levied for not exceeding five successive years, and the rate
thereof not to exceed, in any year, fifteen cents upon each
one hundred dollars valuation.

SEC. 4. The moneys collected under the provisions of this Moneys kept
Act shall be kept in a separate fund, to be called the "Levee fund arate
Fund," and shall be disbursed only in the payment of liabil-
ities incurred under the provisions of this Act.

SEC. 5. Should the amount of moneys raised in any one
year be insufficient to meet the expenses audited by the City
Council for such year, the City Clerk of said city, by order shall issue
of the City Council, shall issue warrants for such unpaid
balance, payable out of said fund, which warrants shall bear balance.
interest at the rate of seven per cent. per annum from and
after the date of the presentation thereof to the Treasurer of
said city, which officer shall indorse on each warrant pre-
sented to him, and not paid for want of funds to meet the
same, a memorandum of such presentation and the date
thereof.

SEC. 6. Any expenditures made under the provisions Not to be hereof shall not be included as part of the current expenses il current of said city, within the provisions of sections thirty-eight «spenses. and thirty-nine of the charter of said city.

SEC. 7. The City Council of said city shall have power to pass byand authority to make and pass all by-laws, ordinances, bances, etc. orders, and resolutions, necessary for the execution of the powers herein conferred, and for carrying into effect the provisions of this Act.

Sec. 8. This Act shall take effect on and after its passage.

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CHAP. XXIX.-See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. XXX.—[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. XXXI.-[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

County

CHAP. XXXII.-An Act making the County Recorder of Solano

County ex officio Auditor of said county, and fixing his compensation.

[Approved January 28, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. From and after the first Monday in March, be ex officio A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, the County

Recorder of Solano County shall be ex officio Auditor of

said county. Compensa- SEC. 2. The County Recorder shall receive, in addition to

2 the salary provided by law for his services as Recorder, from and after said date, for his services as Auditor, the sum of five hundred dollars per annum, payable in monthly installments out of the Salary Fund of said county.

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tion is Auditor.

CHAP. XXXIII.-An det to provide for the redemption of

certain bonds of the County of Solano.

[Approved January 28, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The Board of Fund Commissioners of Solano County shall set apart, out of the moneys which shall come into the Interest and Redemption Fund of said county for the fiscal year of eighteen hundred and seventy-six, a sufficient amount to pay the principal and interest upon all outstanding bonds issued under the provisions of an Act entitled "An Act to fund the debt of the County of Solano,

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