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Sec. 93. Each and every officer created by the proPenalty for not surrendering visions of this act, who shall receive by virtue of his of

fice, any books or papers, and shall refuse to deliver the same to his successor in office, or shall wilfully mutilato or destroy the same, or any part thereof, shall be liable to a fine of not less than fifty, nor more than two hundred and fifty dollars, to be recovered, with all damages occasioned thereby, by an action at law.

Sec. 94. When any school officer is superceded by election or otherwise, he shall immediately deliver to his successor, all books, papers and moneys, pertaining to his office, taking a receipt therefor, which shall specify the particular class of books, papers and moneys thus transferred.

Sec. 95. All acts and parts of acts which have here

tofore constituted the school laws of the State of Iowa, Acts rapa'ed. except those relating to school lands and the school

fund, and all acts and parts of acts heretofore in force, relative to the State University, are hereby repealed, except that the officers created under those acts, and the power and authority under which they act, shall continue in force until the officers created by this act are fillod, and the respective officers become qualified and enter upon the discharge of their respective duties, and all rights and liabilities, civil or criminal, which have accrued or been incurred under the act or acts hereby repealed, shall be in force in the same manner as it said act or acts were still in force.

SEC. 96. This act to be inforce from and after its publication in the Iowa State Journal, and the Iowa Weekly Citizen; and any newspaper in this State publishing this act, and forwarding to the Auditor of State a copy or copies containing the same, on or before the first Monday of April next, shall be entitled to receive from the State Treasury, the sum of five dollars.

Approved March 12th, 1858.

The effect,

I hereby certify that the foregoing Act was published in the lowa S:ate Journal on the 20th day of March 100%, and in the lowa Weekly Citizen, March 17th, 1559.

ELIJAN SELLS,

Secretary of State.

CIIAPTER 53.

PENITENTIARY APPROPRIATIONS.

AXcr inaking appropriationis for the lowa Penitentiary, and definitie luues

and salaries of certain of its o.licers.

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purposes

SEC rox 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, That the following sums of money be and the same are hereby appropriated out of any unap- priated to pari propriated money in the State Treasury for the Iowa Penitentiary, for general support, to wit :-lights, fuel, clothing, provisions, hospital expenses, incidentals, &c., until October 1st 1859, ten thousand dollars; for paying past indebtedness, thirteen hundred dollars, for refunding borrowed money for general support from the fund appropriated for improvements by act of the sixth General Assembly, approved January 15th, 1857, four thou. sand dollars; for the construction of fitty cells, nine thousand dollars; for the completion of the wall and enlargement of the prison yard, twelve thousand dollars, for the erection of building for hospital, chapel, dining room, and kitchen, to be included in one building, six thousand dollars.

Sec. 2. It shall be the special duty of the Warden to superintend the work, and said sums of money may katika

Wartej serinbe drawn by him, upon the oriler of a majority of the Inspectors, and shall be expended under his direction and superintendence. No money hereby appropriated for building purposes, shall be drawn except on esti- Moms deva, upmates of work actually performed or materials furnished, Provided further, that the cells to be constructed shall beot like character and form as those already commenced.

Sec. 3. The salary of the Warden shall hereafter be one thousand dollars, Deputy Warden five hundred dol- "Warden, Clerk lars, the salary of the Clerk five hundred dollars, and we Chaplin's the salary of the Chaplain three hundred dollars.

Sec. 4. All laws and parts of laws contrary to this conting laws act are hereby repealed.

Depty

Salary.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect froin and after its

repeald.

Take effecf,

publication in the Iowa Weekly Citizen and Iowa State Journal.

Approved March 13th, 1858.

1 hereby certify that the foreruing Act was published in the lowa Weekly Citizen op the 17th day of March, 150, and in the lowa State Journal on the 20th day of March,

ELIJAH SELLS.

Secretary of State,

CILAPTER 54.

NEWTON-JASPER COUNTY.

AN ACT to correct an error in an Act entitleil an Act to incorporate the Town of

Newton, in Jasper ('ounty,

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Change of Boun- the State of Iowa, That section one of an Act to incor

porate the Town of Newton, in Jasper county, passed at the sixth session of the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, is amended so as to read in the third line Eighty, North of Range nineteen West in Jasper County.

SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and atter its publication in the Jasper County Express and Iowa Weekly Citizen, without expense to the State.

Approved March 15th, 1858.

Take efect.

I hereby certify that the foregoing Act was published in the Jasper County Express 1939, and in the lowa Weekly Citizen March 24th, 1808.

ELIJJA SELLA,

Secretary of State.

CHAPTER 55.

TAXES IN JACKSON COUNTY.

AN ACT for the relief of certain tax-payers of Jackson County, lowa. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of

correct assess.

returned.

the State of Iowa, That the County Judge of Jackson county be and hereby is anthorized and required to so co. Judge may correct the tax list of said county for the year 1857, that ment. the value of property listed or assessed by the owners and afterwarıls doubled by the assessor, (for the reason that said owners did not swear to their assessment) conform to the original valuation.

SEC. 2. That taxes paid in conformity with the cor- tas so paid legal rection, contemplated in the first section of this act, shall be a full satisfaction for the taxes assessed for the year 1837, against property the value of which was so doubled by the assessor.

Sec. 3. That in all cases where the owner of prop- one half of tax erty, the assessed value of which was donbled by the assessor, has paid the taxes on said property at the time of the correction above contemplated, the county Judge shall, upon satisfactory proof of such fact, issue to said owner an order on the Treasurer of said county, for one half the amount of the tax paid on said property.

SEC. 4. The county Judge of said county shall after Auditor gives the completing said correction certify to the Auditor of State the amount of State tax remitted by said correction, and the Auditor shall credit the county Treasurer with said amount.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force Tuke effect. from and after its publication in the Maqnoketa Excelsior and Maqnoketa Sentinel.

Approved March 15th, 1858.

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credit.

I hereby certify that the foregoing Act was published in the Maquoketa Excelsior on the 30th day of March, 1959, and in the Maquoketa Sentinel on the 1st day of April, 1535

ELIJAH SELLS,

Secretary of State.

CHAPTER 56.

COUNCIL BLUFFS.

AN ACT to legalize the election and official acts of the City of Council Blufs.

SETCION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Elections legalthe State of Iowa, That all elections held for city pur

ized.

poses, since the adoption of “An Act to amend the charter of the city of Council Bluffs," approved January 23d, 1857, are hereby legalized; and all officers so elected, held to be duly qualified, and their ofliciai acts legalized.

Sec. 2. This act to be in force and take effect from and after its publication in the Council Bluft's Bugle, Clarion, and Nonpareil, without expense to the State.

Approved March 15th, 1858.

Take effect.

hereby certify that the foregoing Act was published in the Council Bluffs Bugle on the 24th day of March, 1.5s, and in the Nonpareil on the 27th of March, 150s.

ELIJAH SELLS,

Secretary ofStats.

CHAPTER 57.

J. D. EADS.

IN ACT for the appointment of a Comunissioner to settle with the sureties of J. D. Eads.

Gov.
Com'rs to settle

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly

of the State of Iowa, That liis Excellency, the Governappoint

Or, is hereby authorized to appoint al Commissioner to withi suretics of settle with the sureties of J. D. Eads, late Superinten

cient of Public Instruction, permitting said sureties to make an equitable apportionment among themselves of their liability, and securing the same by note and mortyage on tive or eight years time, paying interest annually, in like manner as other loans of the School Fund are required to be paid, or upon such other terms as shall best promote the interests of the State.

SEC. 2. The acts of said Cominissioner relative to the School Fund or the pecuniary interests of the State shall not be binding in law without the approval of the Governor and the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Tri-Weekly Citizen and Tri-Weekly Iowa State Journal.

Approved March 15th, 1858.
I hereby certify that the foregoing Act was published in the Tri-Weekly Citizea
March 20th, 1858, and in the Iowa State Journal March 27th, 1958.

ELIJAU SELLS,

Secretary of State.

Gor. and Sup't Pub. Inst. ap. proval.

Take effect.

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