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CHAPTER CLXIV.

AN ACT

To provide for the Payment of the Salary of the District Attorney

of the County of San Francisco.

(Approved April 30, 1855.]

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

Assembly, do enact as follows :

Warrant, &c.

Sec. 1. That the County Auditor of the County of San Francisco, is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the County Treasurer of said county, in favor of the District Attorney thereof, for the salary provided by law for said officer.

CHAPTER CLXV.

AN ACT

For the Relief of Joseph Marzen and Bernhard Mayer.

(Approved April 30, 1855.1

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

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Judgment. SECTION 1. That the judgment recovered by the people of the State

of California, on the twenty-fifth day of April, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, in the Sixth Judicial District Court, against Joseph Marzen aud Bernhard Mayer, for the sum of two thousand dollars and costs, be,

and the saine is hereby released and discharged. Enter discharge. Sec. 2. The Clerk of said Court is hereby authorized and directed

to enter a full satisfaction and discharge of said judgment on the books in his office.

CHAPTER CLXVI.

AX ACT

To compensate Mrs. Sarah Staples, Teacher of the Pioneer School of

the County of Tuolumne.

[Approved April 30, 1855.]

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

Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. The Superintendent of Public Instruction is hereby Warrant, &c. directed to draw his warrant, with the seal of the State Board of Education, on the Treasurer of State, for the sum of four hundred dollars, payable to Mrs. Sarah Staples or her order, from the School Fund ; and to forward the said warrant to said Staples, taking receipt therefor in the usual form.

CHAPTER CLXVII.

AN ACT

To authorize the Working of the Convicts in Sacramento County.

L.Approved April 30, 185)

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

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. The Board of Supervisors of Sacramento county shall power of have power to make a contract with the city authorities of Sacra- Supervisors. mento City, or with any person who may be engaged in doing work for the public in said city, to authorize the working of all able-bodied male persons who are or may be convieted of crime in said county, and sentenced to imprisonment in the County Jaii of' said county ; on such terms as may be fair and equitable between the contracting parties, and with such limitations and restrictions as shall safely keep and humanely provide for said convicts.

Sec. 2. If any convict who is being worked out under the provi- Penalty for sions of this Act, shall escape from his overseer, he shall, upon conviction before any Justice of the Peace or City Recorder in said county,

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be sentenced to imprisonment not less than one nor more than six months, to begin when his first term of imprisonment shall expire.

Sec. 3. The second section of this Act shall be read to each of said convicts before he is sent from the jail to work.

Section 2 to be read.

CHAPTER CLXVIII.

AN ACT

To authorize the Judges of the Supreme Court to employ a Secretary.

[Approved April 30, 1855.)

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

Assembly, do enact as follows :

Secretary.
Salary.

Certifcato.

Section 1. The Judges of the Supreme Court are hereby anthor. ized to employ the services of a Secretary, whenever they may deem it necessary ; provided, that the amount expended for such purpose shall not exceed the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars per month.

Sec. 2. The services performed under this Act, shall be certificd by the Judges of said Court, or a majority of them, and the Controller of State shall thereupon draw his warrant upon the Treasurer as in other cases in favor of the person or persons so perforining such service.

Sec. 3. The sum of eighteen hundred dollars is hereby set apart, and the same shall be paid out of any moneys in the General Fund not otherwise appropriated, to meet the expenses accruing under this Act.

Payment.

CHAPTER CLXIX.

AN ACT

For the Relief of James Austen, by his Agent, Benjamin S. Lip

pincott.

(Approred April 30, 1855.)

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

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. The Controller of State is hereby authorized to issue Warrant. in favor of James Austen, by his Agent, Benjamin S. Lippincott, a State Warrant for such amount as will cover the principal and interest accruing on State Bonds destroyed by fire to the amount of one thousand and fifty dollars, and bearing date from May the fourth, (1850) one thousand eight hundred and fifty.

Sec. 2. The said James Austen, by his Agent, Benjamin S. Lip-Austin to pincott, to indemnify the State against all loss that may

give bonds.

hereafter occur, shall furnish good and sufficient bonds for double the amount of the warrant above authorized.

CHAPTER CLXX.

AN ACT

Amendatory of an Act entitled An Act to fund the Debt of Contra

Costa County, and to provide for the Payment of the same, approved February 14th, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifty five.

(Approved April 30, 1855.)

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

Assembly, do enact as follows :

That section tenth and section fourteenth of an act to fund the debt of Contra Costa County, and to provide for the payment of the same, approved February fourteenth, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifty-five, be amended so as to read as follows :

Section 1. That section tenth of said Act shall read as follows : Interest on It shall be the duty of the Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa county to make certain arrangements for the payment of the interest on said bonds, when the same shall fall due, at least sixty days before the time of payment; and in the event that the said interest fund is

:

bonds.

Contracts to pay interest.

Fund insuficient. insufficient, the Board of Supervisors shall draw a warrant on the

County Treasurer of Contra Costa County, on the general fund of said county, for such purposes; and said County Treasurer shall forthwith pay such warrant ; and in the event that those funds prove inadequate, the Board of Supervisors is hereby authorized, empowered and required to make such contract and agreements in the name, behalf and for said county, as may be necessary for the payment of said interest and the protection of the faith of the County of Contra Costa ; provided, that said Board of Supervisors shall have first drawn from the County Treasurer, such sunis as may be in the County Treasury, subject to and provided for the payment of said interest by

the provisions of said Act. Compensation. Sec. 2. That section fourteenth of said Act shall read as follows :

The Commissioners, Treasurer and Auditor shall receive as a compensation for their services, each, eight dollars per day for every day actually engaged in the performance of their duties therein required; provided, that the time within which the Commissioners shall perform the duties prescribed in this Act, shall not extend beyond the first day of June, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifty-five.

Proviso.

Proviso.

CHAPTER CLXXI.

AN ACT

To amend an Act to Regulate Fees in Office, approved April 10th,

A. D. 1855.

[Approved April 30, 1855.]

The People of the State of California represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Duty of Clerks.

Pay for printing.

SECTION 1. Section fifty-third of an Act to Regulate Fees in Office, approved April 10th, A. D. 1855, is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Sec. 53. It shall be the duty of the Clerks of the several Courts to cause a printed copy of that part of this Act relating to San Francisco, to be posted and kept in some conspicuous place in their offices. The cost of such printing shall be paid out of the County Treasury.

Sec. 2. Section fifty-eight of said Act is hereby amended so as to read as follows : Section 58. Any officer who shall violate any of the provisions of the fifty-first and fifty-second sections of this Act shall be indicted, and, if found guilty, shall be fined in a sum not less than one thousand dollars, nor more than (at the discretion of the jury) five thousand dollars.

Section 58 amended. Penalty for violation.

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