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Board of prisoners.

action before any Justice of the Peace of the county, with costs.

SEC. 35. Every officer upon receiving any fees for official receipt for duty or services may be required by the person making the

same to make out in writing and deliver to him a particular

account of such fees, specifying for what they respectively Liability for accrued, and shall receipt for the same; and if he refuse or

neglect to do so when required, or shall receive illegal fees, he shall be liable to the party paying for three times the amount so paid.

SEC. 36. Each and every officer in this Act named shall stationery

furnish such stationery for their respective offices as they may need, at their own expense, and in no case shall such

stationery be a charge against the county. County SEC. 37. The Board of Supervisors may direct in what advertising.

paper the county advertising required by law shall be inserted, but in no case shall the rates exceed the sum of fifty cents per square of two hundred and fifty ems for each insertion; and all job printing required shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder. No advertising shall be a charge against the county unless ordered by the Board of Supervisors, or the Tax Collector for the delinquent tax list.

SEC. 38. Board of the prisoners confined in the County Jail shall be a charge against the county, but in no case shall such board exceed the sum of fifty cents per day for each person.

SEC. 39. The Board of Supervisors shall not allow any claim against the county unless said claim shall have been filed with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at least fifteen days before the meeting of said Board, except the claims of jurymen, officers of election, and the per diem and mileage of the members of the Board of Supervisors. And at each meeting of the Board the first business in order shall be the consideration of claims.

SEC. 40. The Board of Supervisors shall furnish for the

County Clerk blanks, citizens' papers, and all blanks required Supervisors. under the provisions of the election laws. They shall fur

nish for the Auditor blank license, and for the Tax Collector all blank tax receipts required by law. They shall also furnish such record, maps, and other books for the different officers as are required by law to be kept in their respective offices.

SEC. 41. It shall be the duty of the Board of Supervisors,

at their regular session in the month of May, A. D. one thouan export to sand eight hundred and seventy-eight, and at their regular

meeting in the same month every two years thereafter, to appoint an expert, who shall be entirely disinterested, to examine the books of each and every officer in the county whose duties are connected with the revenue of the county for the two years preceding, and see if a correct account has been rendered by the officer, and the books have been kept in accordance with law, and report on the same. It shall also be the duty of said expert to examine the fee books of each and every county officer required by law to keep a fee book, and see if the same has been kept in compliance with

Allowance of claims against county.

Blanks furnished by Board of

Board of Supervisors to appoint

books.

the law. The compensation of such expert shall not exceed Compensathe sum of five hundred dollars, to be paid out of the Com- tion of same. mon Fund of the county.

SEC. 42. An Act entitled "An Act to regulate fees of office and salaries of certain officers in the County of Colusa, and to repeal all Aets now in force in relation thereto," approved March thirty, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, and all Acts and parts of Acts in conflict with this Act, as far as the same are in conflict, are hereby repealed.

SEC. 43. This Act shall take effect from and after the first Monday in March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight.

CHAP. XXXII.-An Act to pay the claim of C. H. Krebs.

[Approved January 25, 1878.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The sum of three thousand four hundred and authorizing twenty-seven and ninety one-hundreths dollars is hereby himent of appropriated out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the claim of C. H. Krebs, assignee of J. G. Plummer, for paving Tenth Street from L to , in the City of Sacramento, said sum being one-half the expense of paving said street between said points.

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

claim.

CHAP. XXXIII.-An Act to authorize certain appropriations

of money by the Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco.

[Approved January 25, 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 City and authorizing County of San Francisco are hereby authorized and empow- propriations. ered to exercise the following powers:

First-To allow and order paid out of the appropriation Expenses of of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-seven and Fire Departseventy-eight, for the construction and erection of cisterns and hydrants for the Fire Department, such amounts as may be required to defray the running expenses of the Fire Department during said fiscal year.

Second-To allow and order paid out of the amount raised for the maintenance of the House of Correction in the fiscal

ment.

Demands against "General Fund Accounts."

year eighteen hundred and seventy-seven and seventy-eight, a sum or sums not to exceed in the aggregate forty-five thousand dollars, for the purpose of paying demands against any of the "General Fund Accounts" in which deficiencies exist or may occur during the said fiscal year.

SEC. 2. The Auditor and Treasurer of said city and county are hereby respectively empowered to audit and pay any demands on the treasury of said city and county that may be allowed and ordered paid under the provisions of this Act.

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

CHAP. XXXIV.-An Act to repeal an Act entitled " An Act to

create a Board of Public Works in and for the City of Los Angeles.

[Approved January 25, 1878.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. An Act entitled “ An Act to create a Board of
Public Works in and for the City of Los Angeles," approved
April third, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, is hereby
repealed.

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

Repealing clause.

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

CHAP. XXXVI.-An Act authorizing John Parrott, Samuel

Clark, J. L. Keagle, Rufus Franklin, Villiam Heart, Robert
Boice, D. P. McNeal, their associates and assigns, to construct,
maintain, complete, and repair certain levces in San Joaquin
County.

[Approved January 24, 1878.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The right is hereby granted to John Parrott, tion, main., Samuel Clark, J. L. Keagle, Rufus Franklin, William Heart, repair of cer- Robert Boyce, D. B. McNeal, their associates and assigns, to given to cer. construct, maintain, complete, and repair certain levees on tain personis. the south bank of the Mokelumne River, in San Joaquin

County, and commencing for the same near the southeast

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corner of the southeast quarter of section thirty-five, in township four north, range six east, and running thence down said river on the second bench, and as near said river as practicable, and connecting with a levee already constructed; then commencing at the lower end of said levee and running from thence to half section line in section thirty-four, township four north, range number six east; then commencing near the northeast corner of the northeast quarter of section thirty-three, township number four north, range number six east, and running thence along the second bench as near said river as practicable, to a certain live oak tree, near the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of section seventeen, township number four north, range number six east.

SEC. 2. The parties aforesaid, their associates and assigns, Dimension may construct the said levee of such dimensions as in their of levels. judgment they may deem proper, and may acquire right of way for said levees, and may take materials for the construction, maintenance, completion, and repairs thereof from either side of said levees.

SEC. 3. If the parties aforesaid, their associates and assigns, Condemnacannot procure consent of the owners of the lands or mate- tion of same. rial needed, they may proceed under the provisions of Title Seven, Part Three, of the Code of Civil Procedure, for the condemnation thereof.

SEC. 4. The levees already constructed at certain points along the line of said proposed levee are hereby legalized.

SEC. 5. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

CHAP. XXXVII.-An Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to

prevent persons passing through inclosures and leaving them open, by tearing down fences or otherwise, and to prevent hunting upon inclosed lands in the State of California, approved March twenty-third, one thousand eight hundred and seventysix, so as to make the same applicable to the County of San Benito.

[Approved January 25, 1878.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Section eight of an Act entitled an Act to Making prevent persons passing through inclosures and leaving provisions them open, by tearing down fences or otherwise, and to prevent hunting upon inclosed lands in the State of California, approved March twenty-third, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, is hereby amended to read as follows: Section 8. Section three of this Act shall not apply to the Counties of Los Angeles, San Diego, Sutter, Del Norte, El Dorado, Colusa, Yuba, Humboldt, Amador, Tuolumne, San Luis Obispo, Plumas, Lassen, Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Trinity, Sierra, and Placer.

applicable.

SEC. 2. All Acts and parts of Acts in conflict with this
Act are hereby repealed.

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect and be in force from
and after its passage.

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CHAP. XXXVIII.- An Act authorizing and empowering the

Trustees of Dockery School District, in the County of Butte, to
repay certain money, etc.

[Approved January 25, 1878.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:
Authorizing SECTION 1. The Trustees of Dockery School District, in the
druw order. County of Butte, State of California, are hereby authorized

and empowered to draw and deliver their order upon the
School Superintendent of Butte County aforesaid, in favor
of the several parties who have paid the amount assessed
upon their property in said school district, for the school
year ending June thirtieth, A. D. eighteen hundred and
seventy-seven, less five per cent.

Sec. 2. The County Superintendent of said Butte County
must, upon the presentation of such order, draw and deliver
to the bona fide holder thereof his warrant upon the County
Treasurer, in manner and form as other warrants are drawn
by him upon said school district.

SEC. 3. The County Treasurer must, upon the presentation of said warrants, pay the same out of the money in the county treasury to the credit of said school district, other than the State or county apportionment.

Sec. 4. Nothing in this Act contained shall in any manner be construed or adjudged to invalidate, or render void or voidable, any assessment or levy that may hereafter be made for district tax in said school district, under and by virtue of Article Nineteen, Chapter Three, Political Code.

SEC. 5. All Acts and parts of Acts in conflict with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.

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

Superintendent to draw warrant.

Payment of same.

CHAP. XXXIX.-An Act in relation to roads and highways in

San Diego County.

[Approved January 25, 1878.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors of San Diego County
Supervisors. shall have full control over the public roads, highways, and

Power of
Board of

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