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and the same are hereby declared to be the dividing lines and the corners between the said counties of Deer Lodge, Missoula, Silver Bow and Beaverhead.
SEC. 4. That after the marking out, defining and establishment of the dividing lines and the corners herein before mentioned to the establishment of the corner on the summit of the Rocky Mountains as aforesaid, the duties of the commissioners of Deer Lodge and Missoula counties shall cease, and they shall cause to be filed with the County Clerk of their respective counties a description of the said dividing lines and the corners up to and including the marking out, defining and establishment of the corner on the summit of the Rocky Mountains; and it shall be the duty of the commissioners of Silver Bow and Beaverhead counties to proceed to mark out, define and establish the dividing line between Silver Bow and Beaverhead counties from the corner hereinbefore mentioned on the summit of the Rocky Mountains to the nearest waters flowing into the Big Hole river, and from thence down said water to the said Big Hole river, and they shall cause to be filed with the County Clerk of their respective counties, a description of the boundary lines and the corners between the said Deer Lodge, Missoula, Silver Bow and Beaverhead counties.
Sec. 5. That the said commissioners shall be and they are hereby authorized and empowered to employ a competent surveyor with the necessary assistants, who shall be paid pro rata by the respective counties interested, by warrants drawn on the contingent fund thereof.
SEC. 6. That the said commissioners duly appointed under the provisions of section one of this act, shall each receive eight dollars per day for each day actually employed under the provisions of this act.
SEC. 7. That the said commissioners shall be paid by warrants drawn on the contingent fund of their respective counties.
SEC. S. That all expenses incurred under the provisions of this act shall be ascertained by the commissioners appointed under the provisions of section one of this act, and by them certified to and filed in the office of the County Clerk of their respective counties.
Approved, February 8, 1889.
AN ACT providing for the extension of the northern boundary of Fergus county.
SECTION I. That the northern boundary lines of Fergus county be extended to the Missouri river as follows: Commencing where the northern line intersects with the Musselshell river, thence down the center of said river to the Missouri river, thence up the center of the Missouri river to the present mouth of Arrow creek, thence up
said Arrow creek to the present line of Fergus county.
SEC. 2. In consideration of the change in the boundary lines of Fergus county as provided in section one of this act, it shall be the duty of the board of county commissioners of Fergus county, and they are hereby authorized, empowered and directed to issue, or caused to be issued, a warrant or warrants to be drawn at their regular June, 1889, session, by the county treasurer of said county of Fergus, payable to the order of the county treasurer of the county of Choteau, in the sum total of two thousand five hundred dollars upon the contingent funds of said county of Fergus, and the said commissioners of Fergus county after the said warrant or warrants shall have been drawn as aforesaid shall deliver or cause to be delivered, the said warrant or warrants to the commissioners of said county of Choteau, and such delivery shall be made as soon as is practicable after said warrant or warrants have been drawn.
SEC. 3. It shall be the duty of the board of county commissioners of Fergus county to preserve full and true records of their proceedings had under this act, and it shall also be the duty of the board of commissioners of Choteau county to preserve full records of any proceedings they may have under the provisions of this act, and the county of Fergus shall be and is hereby made liable to the said county of Choteau for the payment of the said sum of two thousand five hundred dollars, required to be made at the time and in the manner hereinbefore provided for.
SEC. 4. The county of Fergus shall have full power and authority to contract for transcribing such part of the publie records of Choteau county as they may deem useful and necessary to the county of Fergus and its inhabitants; and for this purpose shall have suitable access to the records of Choteau county.
Said records when completed shall be carefully compared with the originals by the county clerk of Choteau, and if correct he shall certify to their correctness under his oflicial seal, and thereafter the copies of said records so transcribed and certified to, shall be admitted and received in evidence in all courts of law in this territory, and shall be in all other respects entitled to like faith and credit as said original records; the county clerk of said Choteau county shall receive for his services in comparing and certifying the correctness of the copy of said records, five dollars per diem while actually engaged in said labor, which amount shall be paid by the county of Fergus on the completion thereof, by warrants on the general fund.
SEC. 5. The county boundaries of Fergus and Choteau are hereby altered to conform to the provisions of this act. SEC. 6. This act shall take effect from and after April ist, 1889.
. Approved, March 14, 1889.
PUBLICATION OF CERTAIN LAWS.
AN ACT requiring the publication of certain laws.
, and he is hereby directed to furnish to the printer having the contract for territorial printing, a certified copy of an act entitled “An act to . provide for the registration of the names of electors and to prevent fraud at elections,” approved March 8, 1889; and also of an act entitled “An act to provide for printing and distributing ballots at the public expense and to regulate voting at territorial and other elections, approved March 13, 1889; and the Secretary of the Territory shall cause such a number of the same to be printed and distributed to the County Clerks of the several counties as will place a copy in the hands of all officers of election in each county. The cost of such certified copies and of such printed copies shall be borne by the territory, and there is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the territorial treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sufficient amount to pay therefor, and the Auditor of the territory is hereby directed to audit the bills for such printing and draw his warrant or warrants on the Territorial Treasurer therefor.
Approved, March 14, 1889.
Council Joint Resolution.---To provide compensation for additional clerks of the Sixteenth
Whereas, The persons hereinafter named in conformity with House Joint Resolution number one, have served the number of days, and are entitled to receive for such services the amounts set opposite their names, respectively, as compensation for the same; therefore,
Resolved, By the Council, the House concurring, that there be and is hereby appropriated out of the territorial treasury of the Territory of Montana, out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated, the sum of three thousand one hundred and nine dollars, as compensation for said services, and the Territorial Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the territorial treasurer in favor of said persons respectively, for the several amounts due them for said services as follows:
Name of Person.
Nature of service.
Asst. Clerk of Council,
Asst. Clerk of House,
$3,009.00 Before issuing said warrants the Auditor shall deduct any and all sums heretofore paid to any of said persons on account of said House Joint Resolution, number one.
Approved, March 14th, 1889.
House Joint Resolution-Proviaing for extra clerks for Council and House, and to provide
compensation therefor. Be it resolved by the Council the House concurring:
That the President of the Council and Speaker of the House of Representatives be and are hereby authorized each to appoint five (5) additional clerks for their respective houses. The said clerks to assist the regular clerks and committees and perform such other duties as may be required of them.
The compensation of said clerks shall be five (5) dollars per day each, and the Auditor of the territory is hereby authorized to draw warrants in their favor upon presentation of pay-rolls duly certified to by the President of the Council, the Speaker of the House, respectively, and the chief clerk of the house in which said clerks are employed. Approved, January 18, 1889.
EXAMINATION OF TERRITORIAL ACCOUNTS. To provide compensation for Frank R. Schaffer and John V. Jerome, accountants. Be it resolved by the Council and Tlouse of Representatives of the
Legislative Asscmbly of Montana:
That there be, and the same is hereby appropriated from the territorial treasury out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated for compensation for services as expert accountants employed by the committee appointed to examine the books of the Territorial Auditor and Treasurer, under the authority of the Council Joint Resolution to Frank R. Schaffer and John V. Jerome, two hundred and fifty dollars: That the Territorial Auditor is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the Territorial Treasurer in favor of said persons for the amount hereinbefore stated.
Approved, March 9th, 1889.
House Joint Resolution-Providing for the printing and distributing of five hundred copies
of the Governor's message. Be it resolved by the Legislative Assembly of the territory of Mon
tanı, the Council concurring:
That the sum of one hundred (100) dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the territorial treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of printing five hundred (500) copies of the Governor's message in pamphlet form for public distribution.
Approved, January 25, 1889.