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said bonds to be of the denomination of five hundred dollars. Said board of supervisors shall procure and provide a suitable place or places, to be used as a court-house and jail until the location of the county seat is determined and a suitable building erected. They shall, when they levy state and county taxes, levy a tax of twenty cents upon each one hundred dollars of taxable property in said county, which shall be collected as other state and county taxes are collected, and shall be set apart as an interest and sinking fund to liquidate the debt due from Modoc county to the county of Siskiyou. Said interest and sinking fund shall be appropriated, first, to pay the interest due on the bonds, according to the tenor thereof, given by Modoc county to Siskiyou county; and second, whenever there shall be a sufficient sum remaining, after paying interest as aforesaid, to pay off one of said bonds, the treasurer of Modoc county shall present the same to the treasurer of Siskiyou county, at Yreka, who, upon receipt thereof, shall surrender one of said bonds, which shall be canceled by the treasurer of Modoc county, and filed in the clerk's office. Said board of supervisors shall exercise such other powers and duties as are conferred by the general laws on boards of supervisors in the counties of this state. Actions removed.
SEC. 8. All civil actions, or proceedings in the nature of actions, whether original or upon appeal, civil or criminal, which shall be pending in the district court, county court, or probate court, in the county of Siskiyou, at the time of the organization of Modoc county, in which the defendants are residents of Modoc county, shall be removed for trial and final determination to the proper courts of Modoc county, on motion of any party interested; provided, that actions commenced for the collection of taxes and licenses shall not be removed from the courts of Siskiyou county; provided, further, that in all criminal cases, where the offenses were committed within the limits of Modoc county, upon the application of the district attorney of Modoo county said causes shall be removed to Modoc county.
Transcript of records.
SEC. 9. All residents or property holders of Modoc county, upon application to the county recorder of Siskiyou county, and upon the payment of the fees required by law, shall be entitled to receive a transcript of the record, duly attested, of any property situated in the county of Modoc and recorded in his office; and upon presentation of said transcript to the county recorder of Modoc county, and upon the payment of the fees required by law, said recorder shall record the same, and said record shall have the full force and effect of the original record; provided, however, that the board of supervisors of Modoc county shall, within two years, procure a suitable set of books, and make such arrangements as they may agree upon with the county recorder of Siskiyou county for the transcribing therein all necessary records, properly certified; said records to have the same effect and force as the original records.
Senatorial and judical districts.
SEC. 10. Modoc county shall be attached to and form a part of the twenty-eighth senatorial district, and for judicial purposes shall be attached to and form a part of the ninth judicial district. The terms of the district court shall be held in and for the county of Modoc on the second Monday of July and the third Monday of October of each year.
Election of officers.
SEC. 11. The county officers of Modoc county shall, except as otherwise provided by this act, be elected at the same time as the county officers in other counties of this state, and shall hold their offices for the term fixed by law. They shall give bonds for the faithful discharge of their duties, in such manner and sums as required by the Political Code. The supervisors of Modoc county shall provide for the election of their successors, whose term of office shall be three years. Duties.
SEC. 12. All officers provided for by this act shall perform duties as required by the general laws of the state, unless otherwise provided by this act.
Compensation of board.
SEC. 13. The supervisors of Modoc county shall receive for their services four dollars per day, and twenty-five cents per mile for coming to the county seat; provided, that but one mileage shall be charged for each term of the board; and provided, that for the year eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and any year thereafter, the per diem and mileage of any one supervisor shall not exceed the sum of two hundred dollars.
Salaries of officers.
SEC. 14. The officers of Modoc county shall receive the following salaries and fees: The treasurer shall receive per annum the sum of six hundred dollars; the assessor, for assessing said county, shall receive per annum the sum of six hundred dollars; the district attorney, the sum of five hundred dollars, and the fees allowed the district attorney of Siskiyou county; the superintendent of public schools, the sum of three hundred dollars; the sheriff and county clerk shall receive the same fees the sheriff and county clerk of Siskiyou receive; provided, that when said fees are a charge against said Modoc county, a deduction of twenty-five per cent shall be made therefrom; and provided further, that the county clerk, as clerk of the board of supervisors, board of equalization, and board of canvassers, shall receive the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars per annum, payable quarterly. The other officers of Modoc county shall receive no salaries, but the same fees allowed similar officers in Siskiyou county.
SEC. 15. Modoc county shall be entitled to five notaries public, as provided for by law.
School and school moneys.
SEC. 16. The superintendent of public schools of Siskiyou county shall furnish the superintendent of public schools of Modoc county a certified copy of the last census lists of the different
school districts in the territory set apart to form Modoc county, and shall draw his warrants on the treasurer of Siskiyou county in favor of the superintendent of schools of Modoc county, for all money that is or may be due by apportionment or otherwise to the different school districts of Modoc county.
SEC. 17. No indebtedness shall be incurred by Modoc county which will in the aggregate exceed the sum of twenty thousand dollars.
Sec. 18. All acts and parts of acts, so far as they conflict with the provisions of this act, are hereby repealed. SEC. 19.
This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
An Act supplemental to the foregoing act of February seventeenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. [Approved March 23, 1874; 1873-4, 517.]
This act made provision for the hospital fund of Modoc county; also defined the powers of the commissioners as to the registry of voters; also provided for the levy of a tax for a build
ing fund; and extended the act of March 26, 1857, in relation to hogs found running at large in Colusa and other counties, over Modoc county.
SEC. 3914. Beginning at south-west corner of Klamath, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and ten; thence east, to common corner of Klamath, Humboldt, and Trinity, in Trinity river, as established by section thirty-nine hundred and ten; thence south-easterly, up Trinity river, to the mouth of its south fork; thence south-easterly, along the eastern side of said south fork, one hundred feet above high-water mark, to the mouth of Grouse creek; thence south, to a point on the fortieth degree of north latitude, being on northern line of Mendocino, and forming south-east corner of Humboldt; thence west, on said line, to the Pacific ocean; thence northerly, along the ocean shore, to the place of beginning.
Stats. 1853, 161; 1856, 37; 1862, 6; see also Klamath county between Humboldt and Siski. act of March 28, 1874, as to partitioning you counties, ante, sec. 3910.
SEC. 3915. Beginning at the point of intersection of Sacramento river with south line of township twenty-three north, Mount Diablo base; thence west, on said line, being northern line of Colusa, to the summit of the Coast range, being south-west corner; thence northerly, on said summit line, to the south-west corner of Shasta, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and eleven; thence easterly, on the southern line of Shasta, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and eleven, to the north-west corner of Plumas, being the point of intersection of southern line of Shasta with the summit line of the dividing ridge between the waters of Mill and Deer creeks, tributaries of the Sacramento river, and Rice's and Warner's creeks, tributaries of the north fork of Feather river, forming north-east corner of Tehama; thence southerly, along said summit line, to the north point of Butte county, it being the point where the northern road from Big meadows to Butte meadows, by Dye's house, crosses the said summit line; thence south-westerly, in a direct line, to the head of Rock creek; thence south-westerly, down Rock creek, to the south line of township twenty-four north, Mount Diablo base; thence west, on said line, to the Sacramento river; thence along said river to the place of beginning.
County seat-Red Bluff.
Stats. 1856, 118, 222; 1857, 25, 109, 134; Butte on the eastern line of Plumas except that
"There seems to be no data from which to fix the common corner of Tehama and
derived from Warren Holt's map of the year
1869:" Commissioners' note.
SEC. 3916. Beginning at south-east corner, being north-east corner of Yolo, in Sacramento river, at its intersection with the south line of township thirteen north, Mount Diablo base; thence west, on said township line, to the ridge dividing the waters flowing into Bear creek and Stony creek from those flowing west into the north fork of Cache creek and Clear lake; thence northerly, along said ridge, to the summit line of the Coast range, being the western line of Lake, forming south-west corner of Colusa and north-west corner of Yolo; thence northerly, on said summit and western boundary of Lake, through Hull's mountain, to the south-west corner of Tehama, as established in section thirtynine hundred and fifteen; thence easterly, on southern line of Tehama, to initial point of Tehama, in Sacramento river, on south line of township twenty-three; thence down said river to the south-west corner of the Llano Seco grant; thence north-easterly, along said grant line, to its intersection with the northern boundary of township nineteen north; thence east to Butte creek; thence down Butte creek to Butte slough; thence up Butte slough to Sacramento river; thence down Sacramento river to the place of beginning.
Stats. 1851, 179; 1853, 193; 1856, 118, 124.
SEC. 3917. Beginning at the summit of Mount Hull, near Mount St. John, on the western line of Colusa, and forming the north-east corner of Lake and east corner of Mendocino; thence southerly and circuitously, by the summit line of the Mayacmas range, being the dividing ridge between the waters flowing into the Russian and Eel rivers, and those flowing easterly into Clear lake, to the summit of Mount St. Helena; thence easterly, along the line heretofore established, to the Buttes cañon road; thence easterly, in a right line, to the most northern point of the Berryessa rancho; thence easterly, along the northern line of said rancho, to the north-east corner thereof; thence east to the western line of Yolo county, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and twenty-nine; thence northerly, on the western line of Yolo and Colusa counties, to the place of beginning.
Stats. 1861, 560; 1864, 97, 111; 1868, 269; 1870, 442.
An Act to more clearly define the boundary line between the counties of Lake and Yolo, in the state of California.
[Approved April 1, 1872; 1871-2, 903.]
SECTION 1. The line established by H. H. Sanford, as deputy surveyor-general, under special instruction of J. W. Bost, surveyor-general of California, at the request of the boards of supervisors of the counties of Lake and Yolo, and designated on a certain map on file in the office of the surveyor-general of the state of California, indorsed "map of the boundary line between Lake and Yolo counties, surveyed April, 1871, by H. H. Sanford, deputy surveyor-general of California," is hereby declared the boundary line between the said counties of Lake and Yolo, provided the same is in accordance with the provisions of an act to more clearly define and establish the boundary line of Yolo county, approved March 3, 1866.
SEC. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
SEC. 3918. Beginning at the south-west corner of Humboldt, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and fourteen; thence south-westerly, by the ocean shore, to a point three miles west of Walhalla river; thence east to the
mouth of said stream, and up the channel two miles; thence easterly in a direct line, on northern line of Sonoma, to the most northern and highest peak of Redwood mountain; thence east to the western boundary of Lake, on the summit of the Mayacmas ridge; thence northerly, along the western and northern boundary of Lake, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and seventeen, to the north-east corner thereof; thence northerly, along the western boundaries of Colusa and Tehama, as established in sections thirty-nine hundred and fifteen and thirty-nine hundred and sixteen, to a point on the line of the fortieth paral lel of north latitude forming the north-east corner of Mendocino and the south-east corner of Trinity; thence west along said parallel, on southern line of Humboldt and Trinity, to the place of beginning. County seat-Ukiah city.
Stats. 1851, 178; 1859, 98; 1864, 334; 1864, 94.
SEC. 3919. Beginning at the north-east corner of Mendocino, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and eighteen, on the summit line of the Coast range; thence northerly, on said range and the western line of Tehama and Shasta, to the point of intersection with the southern line of Siskiyou, being north-east corner of Trinity and north-west corner of Shasta; thence westerly, on the ridge dividing the waters flowing south and west into Trinity and Salmon rivers from the waters flowing north and east into Scott's and Sacramento rivers, to common corner of Klamath, Siskiyou, and Trinity, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and ten; thence south-westerly, on the line of Scott's mountain, being the southern line of Klamath, to common corner of Trinity, Klamath, and Humboldt, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and nine; thence southerly, by the eastern line of Humboldt, to the fortieth parallel of latitude, being the northern line of Mendocino, forming south-west corner; thence east to the place of beginning.
Stats. 1851, 179; 1853, 161; 1855, 200.
SEC. 3920. Beginning on dividing ridge between the waters of Yuba and Feather rivers, at common corner of Yuba, Butte, and Plumas, established by survey and map of Joseph Johnston, county surveyor of Yuba county, July, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, and indicated by a large spruce tree standing in front of the Buckeye house, marked "corner of Plumas, Butte, and Yuba;" thence north-easterly, by direct line, to the north-west corner of Sierra and the south corner of Plumas, in Slate creek, at a point where the third course, or terminating north and south line of survey of Keddie and Church, made June nineteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, crosses said creek; thence northeasterly, up said creek, to the intersection of the first north and south line of said survey; thence north, on said line, to the initial point thereof, being the summit line of the ridge dividing the waters of Feather river from the waters of the Yuba river; thence easterly, on said summit line, and east to "The Falls," about one mile below the outlet of Gold lake; thence east, to the summit of the ridge which divides Long valley from Sierra valley this point forming the most southern south-west corner of Lassen, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and twelve, also the south-east corner of Plumas; thence north-westerly, on the south-western irregular line of Lassen, as established in
section thirty-nine hundred and twelve, to the south-east corner of Shasta, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and eleven; thence west, on the southern line of Shasta, to the north-east corner of Tehama, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and fifteen; thence southerly, on the ridge, being eastern line of Tehama and Butte, to the point of intersection of a line running northwesterly from the initial point, at the Buckeye house, in line with said initial point and the southern edge of Walker's plains; thence on said line to the place of beginning.
SEC. 3921. Beginning at the south corner of Plumas, in the center of Slate creek, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and twenty; thence easterly, on southern line of Plumas, as established in said section, to the range lying between townships twenty-one north, range thirteen east, and township twentyone north, fourteen east, Mount Diablo meridian; thence north, on said range line, to the north-west corner of township twenty-one north, fourteen east, Mount Diablo base and meridian; thence east, on the line between townships twenty-one and twenty-two north, Mount Diablo base, to the state line forming the northeast corner; thence south, on said state line, to the north-east corner of Nevada county, a point east of the source of south fork of the middle Yuba river; thence west, to the source of and down the south fork and middle Yuba river, to a point ten miles above the mouth of the latter; thence in a straight line, northerly, to a point on the north fork of the Yuba river, known as Cuteye Foster's bar; down said river, to the mouth of Big Cañon creek; thence up said creek, four miles; thence in a straight line to the place of beginning. County seat-Downieville. [Amendment, approved March 16, 1874; Amendments 1873-4, 166; took effect immediately.]
SEC. 3922. Beginning at the north-west corner of Yuba, in Feather river, at the mouth of Honcut creek; thence north-easterly up the Honcut creek and the north or Natchez branch of the same, to its source, on line established by surveyor-general on survey of Westcoatt and Henning, eighteen hundred and fiftynine; thence to the summit line of the ridge dividing the waters of the Yuba and Feather rivers; thence north-easterly, up said ridge, on line of said survey, to the third station tree westerly from the Woodville house; thence, in a right line fifty chains, more or less, to a station tree easterly from said house about twentysix chains, said right line passing about three chains northerly of said house; thence north-easterly, on said ridge and survey, to a point on line of said survey, a little westerly from the village of Strawberry Valley, which point is two thousand feet distant westerly, in right line from point of highest altitude on line of said survey east, and within three hundred yards of the village of Strawberry Valley; thence to the common corner of Plumas, Butte, and Yuba, as established in section thirty-nine hundred and twenty; thence north-westerly, on south-westerly line of Plumas, as established in said section, to the most