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shall advertise in the newspaper published in said county Redemption in which the county advertising is done, for the period of

four weeks, for sealed proposals for the redemption of any bonds of said El Dorado County, and ten days next after the expiration of such advertisement said Commissioners shall open all proposals, and shall pay, as far as the Bond Redemption Fund then on hand with the Treasurer will go, such bonds presented under said proposals as shall have the lowest value proposed at which they may be redeemed and liquidated; provided, that no bid or proposal shall be accepted for more than eighty cents upon the dollar of the face value of said bonds, exclusive of coupons or interest. When the money in said Bond Redemption Fund is insufficient to pay the full amount due on any proposal thus made and accepted, said Commissioners, if they deem it meet, may apply the money on such bonds as far as it will go, the same to be indorsed thereon in writing and signed by said Commissioners; such indorsement to specify the rate at which the sum therein named is applied in payment on said bond, which rate shall accord with the rate named in the accepted bid. All unaccepted bids, and the accompanying bonds, shall be returned to the owner or owners thereof. The Board of Commissioners shall cause to be written across the face of each bond and coupon that may be surrendered, the rate at which the same was redeemed, and the amount to be paid, which shall be signed by each member of the Board. The Treasurer of said El Dorado County shall pay the amount written and specified on the face of such bonds from the said Bond Redemption Fund, and shall mark or stamp the same as paid, giving the date of payment. All moneys remaining in said fund, unapplied, shall remain in the same, to be applied at the next

opening of proposals. Liability of Sec. 4. The said Commissioners, and all other officers

herein mentioned, shall be liable, on their official bonds, for the faithful performance of all duties required of them under the provisions of this Act, and shall in all things herein required of them be subject to all the liabilities and penalties to which they are subjected in the performance of any other

of the duties of their respective offices, and said CommissionCompensa- ers, and other officers, shall not receive any compensation for

any services required of them under the provisions of this Act other than that allowed them by law for the performance of the duties of their respective offices.

Sec. 5. The provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure, limProcedure iting the time of commencing civil actions, shall not apply to

the bonded indebtedness herein mentioned, from the passage of this Act until the commencement of the next session of the Legislature, nor to any action to be brought thereon; provided, that this section or Act, or anything therein, shall not be construed to have any other or further effect upon the validity or invalidity of said bonded indebtedness than to arrest the running of the statute of limitation upon the bonds of said county, or the coupons thereof, until the meeting of the next session of the Legislature.

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Sec. 6. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

CHAP. LIX.- An Act to authorize the Board of State Harbor

Commissioners to pay the claim of Sheldon and Graves.

[Approved February 12, 1878.]

claims.

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

Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. That the Board of State Harbor Commission- Authorizing ers be and is hereby authorized to adjust and pay the claim oyiment of of John P. Sheldon and O. F. Graves, under contract of September twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, for removing Pacific Street wharf; provided, the amount does not exceed the sum of twelve hundred and nine dollars ($1.209).

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

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CHAP. LX.-An Act authorizing the Board of Supervisors of

the County of Colusa to approve official bonds of county and township officers of said county.

[Approved February 14, 1878.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors of the County of Approval of Colusa are hereby authorized, directed, and required to approve the official bonds of all the county and township officers of said county.

Sec. 2. The amount of the Treasurer's official bond must Bond of be in double of the amount of money that he may have as such officer at any one time during his incumbency in office; provided, however, the Board of Supervisors may reduce the bond if they deem it proper.

SEC. 3. The Board of Supervisors of Colusa County are Time for hereby required to convene on the third Monday in Feb-approving ruary, A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, for the purpose of examining and approving all the official bonds as heretofore mentioned, and that thereafter the Board of Supervisors may fix the time for such purposes, and all county and township officers hereafter shall file their respective bonds within ten days after they receive their certificates of election, and a failure so to do the said office shall be Failure to declared vacant by the Board of Supervisors.

SEC. 4. All Acts and parts of Acts in conflict with the

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provisions of this Act, so far as the same relate to the County of Colusa, are hereby repealed.

SEC. 5. This Act shall take effect immediately after its passage.

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CHAP. LXI.- An Act to confer additional powers upon the Board

of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco, and upon the Mayor, Auditor, and Treasurer thereof, and to authorize certain appropriations of money by said Board.

[Approved February 14, 1878.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Appropria

SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors of the City and

County of San Francisco is hereby authorized and empowauthorized. ered to appropriate, allow, and order paid out of the General

Fund, the following sums of money in addition to the moneys now allowed by law to be expended:

First-For improving the Golden Gate and Bellevieu Parks, forty thousand dollars, which sum shall be expended by the Park Commissioners, and shall include the cost of erecting the "Lick Conservatory."

SecondFor grading and otherwise improving the plazas plazas and and squares, excepting Lobos Square, belonging to said city

and county, fifty thousand dollars; said sum shall be expended under the supervision of the Superintendent of Public Streets, Highways, and Squares in and for said city; provided, that ten thousand dollars of said amount shall be

expended upon Pioneer Park. Cleaning

Third-For cleaning sewers and removing nuisance in said city, ten thousand dollars; said sum to be expended under the direction of the Board of Health of said city and county.

Fourth-For cleaning streets, the sum of twenty-five thoucleaning.

sand dollars; said sum to be expended in such manner as the Board of Supervisors shall direct; provided, that the employment of the sweeping machine by saíd Board shall cease upon the passage of this Act, and that the money now being paid for the use of said machine shall, in addition to the sum hereby appropriated, be applied to cleaning streets.

SEC. 2. The Mayor, Auditor, and Treasurer of said city and county are hereby authorized to draw a warrant or warrants upon the city treasury for any part or the whole of the money hereby authorized to be expended; said warrants shall be a demand upon the treasury, and shall be paid on or before the first day of June, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, and shall draw interest at the rate of six per cent. per annum until paid; and the Board of Supervisors of said city shall include in the tax levy for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-eight-seventy-nine, a sufficient sum, to be collected in the same manner as other taxes are

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collected, to pay the principal and interest of said warrants.

SEC. 3. The Board of Supervisors of said city and county Rate of shall, by resolution, fix and establish the rate of wages to be wages. paid to laborers employed under this Act; provided, that the same shall not exceed two dollars per diem, except foremen, who may receive not to exceed three dollars and fifty cents each per day, and that no person who was not a bona fide Persons eliresident of the City of San Francisco on the first day of Jan-gible to em

ployment, uary, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, shall be eligible to employment under the provisions of this Act.

SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect immediately.

CHAP. LXII.-An Act to repeal an Act entitled an Act restrict

ing the herding of sheep to certain pastures in the Counties of Sonoma and Marin, passed April twenty-first, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, and the Acts amendatory thereof, so far as they relate to the Counties of Mendocino and Humboldt.

[Approved February 14, 1878.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. An Act entitled an Act restricting the herding of sheep to certain pastures in the Counties of Sonoma and Marin, passed April twenty-first, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, and the several Acts amendatory thereof, so far as they relate to the Counties of Mendocino and Humboldt, are hereby repealed.

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

CHAP. LXIII.- An Act to repeal an Act entitled an Act to pre

vent hogs from running at large in the Towns of Red Bluff and Tehama, in Tehama County.

[Approved February 14, 1878.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. An Act to prevent hogs from running at large Repeal. in the Towns of Red Bluff and Tehama, in Tehama County, approved March twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, is hereby repealed.

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

CHAP. LXIV.-An Act making an appropriation to pay the

expenses of "Presidential Electors."

[Approved February 14, 1878.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The sum of one hundred and seventy-seven tion author. dollars and fifty cents is hereby appropriated out of any

money in the State treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to pay the per diem and mileage of the Presidential Electors of eighteen hundred and seventy-six.

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

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CHAP. LXV.-An Act concerning salaries and fees of office of

certain county and township officers of the County of San Bernardino.

[Approved February 14th, 1878.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Salary of SECTION 1. The County Treasurer of the County of San

Bernardino shall receive from said county an annual salary of eight hundred dollars, gold coin, payable monthly out of the county treasury of said county, in addition to the fees, commissions, and mileage allowed to him by law from the

State. Salary of SEC. 2. The County Assessor of said county shall receive

an annual salary of seven hundred and fifty dollars, gold coin, payable monthly out of the county treasury of said county, in addition to the fees, percentage, and commissions allowed to him by law from the State.

SEC. 3. At the first regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of said county, in each year, after the receipt of the assessment roll of the county by the County Auditor, from the County Assessor, duly completed according to law, the said Board of Supervisors shall order a warrant drawn upon the county treasury of said county, in favor of the County Assessor, for the sum of seven hundred dollars, gold coin, which shall be in full for compensation of all deputies employed or appointed by him.

SEC. 4. The said County Assessor shall receive the following percentage of all taxes collected by him: Of amount of poll tax collected by him, ten per cent.; of amount of State and county property tax collected by him, five per cent. ; with which percentage he shall be credited on making his settlements made pursuant to law.

SEC. 5. The following fees, and none other, shall be the Peace. charged and received by Justices of the Peace of the several

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