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TERRITORY OF NEW MEXICO,
in precinct number...., in the County of.
in the Territory aforesaid. a person, of the age of.........
years, died of..
; That such person was a native of... and of the.
race; and that the occupation of said person was
Sec. 5. The probate clerk shall receive from the county, the account to be audited and paid by the board of county commissioners as other bills of the county, ten (10c) cents for recording and indexing each certificate of birth or certificate of death.
Sec. 6. Any person whose duty it is made by this act to furnish and transmit a certificate of birth or death and who shall fail to do so, shall upon conviction thereof be fined not more than twenty ($20.00) dollars for each failure to comply with the provisions of this act.
Sec. 7. This act shall be in full force and effect from and after thirty days from the date of its passage, and all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE REFUNDING TO CERTAIN
COUNTIES OF THE EXCESS AMOUNT PAID INTO THE
Sec. 1. Creating bonded indebtedness for benefit of counties. Amount. Specifica.
tions as to issue, etc. Sec. 2. Bonds to be known as what. Disposition as to same. Sec. 3. Bonds to be registered. What shall state.
Whereas, Under the provisions of Section 9 of Chapter 89 of the Laws of 1903 there was assessed for territorial purposes, collected and paid into the territorial treasury by the counties hereinafter named, moneys in excess of the amounts assessed by the territorial auditor under his levy for territorial purposes made April, 1904, in accordance with the provisions of the said act, to-wit:
In Chaves county, the sum of...
$4,043.74; In Colfax county, the sum of .
380.50; In Doña Ana county, the sum of..
1,574.60; In Eddy county, the sum of.
621.54; In Grant county, the sum of ..
7,717.41; In Luna county, the sum of..
2,613.11; In McKinley county, the sum of
2,101.81; In Otero county, the sum of....
1,339.61; In Roosevelt county, the sum of...
1.192.09; In Sierra county, the sum of...
1,264.84; In San Juan county, the sum of.
819.13; and In Valencia county, the sum of..
417.31 Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New
Mexico: Section 1. That for the purpose of enabling the Territory of New Mexico to refund to the Counties of Chaves, Colfax, Doña Ana, Eddy, Grant, Luna, McKinley, Otero, Roosevelt, Sierra, San Juan and Valencia the excess amounts paid by said counties, respectively under and by virtue of the assessment and levy made by the territorial auditor in April, 1904, under the provisions of Section 9 of Chapter 89 of the Laws of 1903, there is hereby created a bonded indebtedness of the Territory of New Mexico in the amount of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000). The bonds representing such indebtedness shall be due and payable thirty years from the date of their issue, and shall bear interest at the rate of four per cent. per annum, payable semi-annually on the first days of January and July of each year at the National Bank of Commerce in the City of New York, and the Territory shall have the right to pay them at any time after twents years from the date of their issue; such bonds shall be signed by the governor and territorial treasurer and countersigned by the territorial auditor. For the purpose of the payment of the semi-annual interest on such bonds the auditor is hereby required and directed to levy a tax annually sufficient to pay the interest, and to give due notice thereof to the assessors or other officers charged with the duty of assessment of taxes in each county of this Territory, whose duty it is hereby made, upon receiving notice of such levy, to assess the same in the manner as other taxes are assessed; and for the ultimate payment and redemption of such bonds there shall be annually levied after the expiration of ten years from the date of their issue an annual tax sufficient to provide for the payment of all the bonds herein authorized, ator before their maturity. Such bonds shall consist of twenty-five bonds of denomination of one thousand dollars each, and shall be made payable to the bearer, such bonds to be sold at not less than their par value and the proceeds thereof to be used for the purpose of reimbursing the counties above named for the excess amount paid by them as aforesaid and the territorial auditor is hereby directed to draw his warrants on the territorial treasurer in favor of the treasurers of the respective counties for the amounts specified in the preamble of this act as being respectively due said counties.
Sec. 2. The bonds issued under this act shall be known as "County Excess Refunding Bonds", and the moneys, when received by the treasurers of the respective counties shall be, by said treasurers, placed to the credit of the General County Fund of their respective counties.
Sec. 3. Said bonds shall be numbered and registered in a book kept for that purpose by the territorial treasurer, and each bond shall state upon its face the amount for which the same is issued, for what purpose issued, the date of issuance, and the title of this act under which issue is made, and the text of said act shall be printed on the reverse side of each bond.
Sec. 4. This act shall be in force from and after its passage.
AN ACT PROVIDING FUNDS AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR
THE TRAVELING EXPENSES OF THE DISTRICT JUDGES AND
Sec. 1. Appropriation for traveling expenses district judges.
Mexico: Section 1. That the sum of five hundred dollars ($500) per annum, payable quarterly, be and the same is hereby appropriated to pay the traveling expenses of each of the district judges of the Territory of New Mexico, which said amount for traveling expenses shall be in addition to the amount heretofore allowed by the Territory for salaries and expenses.
Sec. 2. That the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000), payable out of the Salary Fund, is hereby appropriated to meet the said amount of five hundred dollars ($500) for each and every year for each one of the judges of the said district courts of the Territory of New Mexico.
Sec. 3. The district courts of this Territory shall at the end of each quarter audit and allow against the court funds under their control, the necessary expenses of the clerks of such district courts, incurred in traveling to and attending the terms of such district courts, as well as the current expenses of such clerks on official business; and shall by order authorize the payment of such accounts so audited, to the said clerks of such courts.
Sec. 4. This act shall be in force from and after its passage, and the same appropriations are hereby made for the 59th and 60th fiscal years.
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 2 OF CHAPTER 9 OF THE ACTS OF
THE 34TH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF NEW MEXICO, RELATING TO RAILROADS. C. B. No. 95; Approved March 21, 1907.
Sec. 1. Amending Section 2 of Chapter 9, Acts of the 34th Legislative Assembly.
Mexico: Section 1. That Section 2 of Chapter 9 of the acts of the 34th Legislative Assembly of New Mexico be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:
“Section 2. Any such railroad corporation owning or operating a line of railroad in this Territory, projecting one or more extensions or branches of such line of railroad in this Territory, shall file in the office of the Secretary of the Territory, and in the office of the county recorder of each county through or in which the line of any such extension or branch shall be located, a declaration, subcribed by its president or vice president and attested under its corporate seal, of its intention to construct such extension or branch line, stating the places from and to which it is intended to build the same, together with a map or plat showing the surveyed line or route thereof. The filing of such declaration and map or plat shall entitle such railroad corporation to a prior right to construct such extension or branch line along the line or route described therein; Provided, Such corporation shall commenceconstruction within two years after dateof such filingin the secretary's officeand complete the same within six years, and; Provided, further, That it shall comply with the laws of the Territory for acquiring lands for right-of-way. Nothing in this act shall be deemed to exclude the jurisdiction of this Territory over the control of all railroads or parts thereof situate within the boundaries of this Territory.
Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with this act are hereby repealed, but this act shall not be construed as in any manner modifying, qualifying or repealing Section 3877 of the Compiled Laws of New Mexico of 1897 or affecting any suit or action heretofore commenced or pending, and this act shall be in force from and after its passage.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVISION OF THE LAWS OF THE
TERRITORY OF NEW MEXICO. C. B. No. 133; Approved
Sec. 1. Appointment of Revision Commissiou.
Mexico: Section 1. The Attorney General of the Territory, Charles A. Spiess, Elmer E. Studley, Benjamin M. Read, and Ralph E. Twitchell, Esquires, are hereby appointed commissioners to revise, simplify, arrange and consolidate all the statutes of the Territory of New Mexico, general and permanent in their nature, which shall be in force at the time said commissioners shall make their report as herein provided. Said commissioners shall, within thirty (30) days after the passage of this act, meet at the City of Santa Fe at the office of the attorney general and at such meeting shall elect one of their number president and one secretary of the commission, respectively.