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

atory of and supplemental to an Act entitled 'An Act to create the County of Lincoln, and provide for its organization,' approved February twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty-sixo

, approved March eighteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty.seven.

[Approved March 4, 1871.]

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

bly, do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1. Section four of said Act, of which this Act is Increase of amendatory, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

tion in legisSection Four. Said county of Lincoln shall be entitled to lature. and shall elect at the next general election, two Senators and three Assemblymen. One of said Senators shall be elected for and shall hold office as Senator for the term of two years, and the other Senator for four years.

CHAP. LXIII.—An Act providing for the better enforcement of

the Revenue Laws of this State.

[Approved March 4, 1871.]

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

bly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Any County Recorder, or other officer, who shall Filing or record or file for record any deed, trust deed or mortgage, re- deed, etc., quired by the laws of this State to be stamped, without such deed unless having the requisite State stamps affixed, or without such trust misdedeed or mortgage having the required State stamps affixed, or meanor. the note or bond for which the said trust deed or mortgage is given as security, being exhibited to said County Recorder or other officer, with the requisite State stamps affixed, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be forthwith removed from office, and shall also be punished by a fine in any sum not exceeding five thousand dollars or by imprisonment in the State prison for a term not exceeding five years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

Punishment

CHAP. LXIV.-An Act to repeal section thirteen of the Act enti

tled "An Act to provide for the Registration of the names of Electors, and to prevent fraud at Elections," approved March fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine.

[Approved March 4, 1871.]

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

bly, do enact as follows:

Repealing section.

SECTION 1. Section thirteen of the Act entitled “An Act to provide for the registration of the names of electors and to prevent fraud at elections,” approved March fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, is hereby repealed.

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

authorize the County Commissioners of the several counties of this State to build or purchase buildings suitable for county purposes," approved Márch 10th, 1865.

[Approved March 4, 1871.]

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

bly, do enact as follows:

Commissioners of Esmeralda County to

House
Bonds.

SECTION 1. In addition to the tax authorized to be levied by the provisions of the Act of which this Act is amendatory, the

Board of County Commissioners of Esmeralda County are hereby pay Court

. authorized to levy and cause to be collected, should they deem

the same necessary, an additional tax, not exceeding one half of one per cent. on the taxable property in said county, for the

purpose of paying the interest and principal of the bonds issued in pursuance of the provisions of said Act, and known as the * Court-house Bonds." Said tax to be levied, collected and applied as provided in section three of the Act of which this Act is amendatory.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect and be in force from the time of its passage.

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CHAP. LXVI.-- An Act to authorize and empower the County

Commissioners of White Pine County to provide for the reindexing of certain records of said county.

[Approved March 4, 1871.)

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

bly, do enact as follows :

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SECTION 1. The County Commissioners of White Pine County Transcribare hereby empowered to order and require the County Recorder of said county to transcribe into suitable books, all indexes now

required. in his office, classified as follows, and none others: Mining indexes, numbered one, two and three; real estate indexes, numbered one and two; powers of attorney, numbered one; marriage certificates “record,” numbered one. The Recorder of White Pine County shall receive as compensation for the services hereby Compensaimposed, one half the regular fees now prescribed by law for like corder for. services,

SEC. 2. The Board of County Commissioners of White Pine ExaminaCounty, upon being notified in writing by the County Recorder that the indexes named in section one of this Act have been for new transcribed as provided, shall appoint some suitable person to examine and report upon the same, and if found correct the Board of County Commissioners shall immediately allow the claim of the Recorder for said services, which shall be paid as other claims against the county.

tion of and allowance

indexes.

CHAP. LXVII.-- An Act to provide for the incorporation of

Wire Suspension Tramway Companies.

[Approved March 4, 1871.]

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

bly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Any three or more persons

who
may

desire to con- Companies, struct, own and operate a wire suspension tramway in this State, yzed to forma may form themselves into a corporation for that purpose, under and pursuant to the provisions of an Act entitled * An Act to provide for the formation of corporations for certain purposes, approved March 10, 1865, and the several Acts amendatory thereof. Such incorporations shall be subject to all of the restrictions, and may derive and profit by all the privileges and benefits that are conferred by said Act.

SEC. 2. Whenever said corporations shall have filed articles of Survey to be association, according to the provisions of the Act hereinbefore County mentioned, and shall have filed in the office of the Recorder of Recorder. the county in which the principal place of business of the said corporation shall be located, a profile map of a survey of the route

of the proposed line of wire suspension tramway, between the points which shall be designated as termini in the articles of asso

ciation of said corporations, then and thereafter said corporations Right of way and their assigns, shall have the right of way, which shall not

exceed one hundred feet in width, to construct, own and operate said line of tramway, and to enter upon private lands, and to take sufficient thereof for the purposes of stations, machinery and other appurtenances necessary for the construction and operations of

said tramway; provided, they shall not be entitled to take of such Restrictions private lands for any such purposes except under the operations

and subject to the provisions, as far as they may apply, of section three of an Act entitled “ An Act to provide for constructing and maintaining toll roads and bridges in the State of Navada,” ap

proved March 8, 1865. Exclusive Sec. 3. Whenever any tramway incorporation shall have filed

a profile map of a survey of their route as herein before provided, franchise. said corporations and their assigns shall have the exclusive right

to use the said route for the construction and operations of a wire suspension tramway, and to charge toll for transportation thereon; and no other person, association or corporation, shall within fifteen years thereafter construct or operate another parallel line of tramway within five hundred yards of said line ; provided, that if said proposed lines shall be five miles or less in length, that the whole line shall be finished and ready for operation within eighteen months from the date of the filing of the profile map of said survey; and if the said proposed route shall be more than five miles in length, the said corporation shall complete an additional five miles of said line each year thereafter, until the whole of said

line shall be completed; provided, that nothing in this Act shall Mining companies be so construed as to prevent the owner of any mine or mining exempted.

company from constructing a tramway or tramways for their own

right and term of

Construction of tranway, pro

gress to be

made.

use.

CHAP. LXVIII.-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 9th, 1865, approved March 11th, 1867," approved March 3rd, 1869.

[Approved March 4, 1871.]

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

bly, do enact as follows :

Salary of
County
Treasurers
fixed.

SECTION 1. Section one of the Act of which this is amendatory, is amended so as to read as follows :

Section One :-The Treasurers of the several counties of this 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 five hundred dollars ; of Esmeralda County one thousand dollars ; of Lyon County twelve hundred dollars, after the first day of Janu

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ary, eighteen hundred and seventy three; of Washoe County two thousand dollars ; of Churchill County six hundred dollars, after the first day of January, A.D. eighteen hundred and seventy three; of Nye County fifteen hundred dollars; of Lander County twenty-five hundred dollars ; of Humboldt County twelve hundred dollars; of White Pine County two thousand dollars; of Elko County two thousand dollars; of Lincoln County eighteen hundred dollars. Said salaries to be audited by the Board of County Commissioners and paid at the end of each quarter out of the Treasurers' 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 make transfrom any moneys in the general fund, or from the first money that fer to Treasshall come into the said general county fund, not otherwise spe-ary Fund. cifically appropriated; an amount sufficient to pay said salary; and, provided further, that whenever at the end of any year there shall remain any money in the said fund after paying the Treasurer's salary, the Board of County Commissioners shall cause the money General so remaining to be transferred into the general county fund.

SEC. 2. No warrant shall be drawn on said fund except to pay Fund to pay the salary of the County Treasurer.

Sec. 3. All Acts and parts of Acts, in conflict with this Act, are hereby repealed.

Treasurers' Salary Fund to revert to

Fund.

treasurer's only.

CHAP. LXIX.–An Act to provide for the selection and sale of

Lands granted by the United States to the State of Nevada.

[Approved March 4, 1871.)

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

bly, do enact as follows:

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Register

SECTION 1. For the purpose of selecting and disposing of the State Land lands granted by the United States to the State of Nevada, in- Ottice cluding the sixteenth and thirty-sixth sections, and those selected in lieu thereof, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the several grants of land by the United States to the State of Nevada, a State land office is hereby created, of which the State Surveyor-General shall be ex-officio Register. He shall as such Register be required to give bonds in the sum of ten thousand and bonds dollars for the faithful performance of his duties, which bonds of. shall be approved by the Governor and filed in the office of the Secretary of State. The Register shall keep his office at the seat office of,

where kept, of government, and the same shall be kept open on all legal days between the hours of ten o'clock A. M. and four o'clock P. M., for the hours. transaction of business. The rent to be paid by the State.

SEC. 2. The Register shall procure one copy of each town-Township ship plat of the public surveys now approved or

that
may
here-

public surafter be approved by the proper United States authorities, unless veys to be the same shall have been previously obtained; provided, that the and cost'of. cost of the same shall not exceed eight dollars each, and shall be

and office

plats of

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