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School board authorized to issue bonds.

CHAPTER XXII.

SCHOOL DISTRICT.

AN ACT to authorize school district No. 7, of Osage county, Kansas, to issue additional bonds.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas :

SECTION 1. That the board of directors of school district No. 7, of Osage county, Kansas, for the purpose of completing the school house which is now in process of erection in said district, and for erecting suitable outbuildings and fencing and ornamenting the school grounds, are hereby authorized to issue the bonds of the district not to exceed in amount five thousand dollars additional to what has been authorized by a vote of the district, or as much thereof as the directors aforesaid may deem necessary, in sums not less than twenty-five dollars, which Bonds draw ten bonds shall draw interest from date at the rate of ten per cent. per annum, payable annually, and each bond shall be signed by the director and countersigned by the clerk, and shall specify therein to whom the same shall be made payable. The aforesaid bonds may be made payable any time within fifteen years from their date, and may be negotiable by the said district board, at not less than eighty cents on the dollar.

per cent. interest,

Bonds shall be payable within fifteen years.

Provisions to apply in issuing said bonds.

SEC. 2. That the provisions of sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 of an act entitled an act to enable school districts in the state of Kansas to issue bonds, and approved February 26, 1866, shall apply and be enforced by said district board of directors in the issuing of said bonds.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect from and after its publication once in the Kansas Weekly Commonwealth. Approved February 14, 1870.

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the original enrolled bill now on file in my office, and that the same was published in the Kansas Weekly Commonwealth February 24, 1870.

THOMAS MOONLIGHT,
Secretary of State,

CHAPTER XXIII.

BONDS TO BUILD A BRIDGE.

AN ACT authorizing Blue Rapids township, Marshall county, Kansas,

to issue bonds to build a bridge across the Blue river.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

for what purpose.

SECTION 1. That the trustee and clerk of Blue Rapids May issue bonds township, Marshall county, Kansas, for the purpose of erecting a suitable wagon bridge across the Blue river, at the foot of Main street, in Irving, in said township, are hereby authorized to issue the bonds of said township, not to exceed in amount twenty thousand dollars, or so what sums. much thereof as they may deem necessary, in sums not less than fifty dollars each, which bonds shall draw interest from date, at the rate of ten per cent. per annum, Interest. payable annually at the office of the treasurer of said

whom.

township, and each bond so issued shall be signed by the Shall be signed by trustee and clerk, and countersigned by the treasurer of

said township, and shall specify therein to whom the bonds shall be made payable.

SEC. 2. The bonds issued under the first section of when payable. this act may be made payable at any time within ten years from date, and may be negotiable by said township Negotiable at at not less than ninety cents on the dollar.

what price.

SEC. 3. That the said township officers shall levy annually such per cent. upon the taxable property of the township as shall be sufficient to pay the interest on all the bonds issued by the township under the provisions of this act, as the same accrues, and to levy and collect such other tax as shall be sufficient to create a sinking fund pay interest and for the redemption of said bonds in ten years from the time they are issued.

Shall levy tax to

create sinking fund.

attached.

SEC. 4. That interest coupons shall be attached to Coupons shall be said bonds, to be signed by the trustee and clerk, and countersigned by the treasurer, and shall specify thereon to whom the same shall be made payable.

Treasurer shall pay interest.

Shall be submitted to legal voters.

SEC. 5. Whenever the interest on said bonds shall become due, the same shall be paid by the treasurer out of any money in his hands for that purpose, on presentation to him of the coupons, which he shall file, and the coupons so redeemed shall be vouchers for the money so paid; and he shall enter the same upon a book kept for that purpose, showing the amount of interest paid, to whom paid, date when paid, and the number of the bond from which the coupon was detached.

SEC. 6. Before any of the bonds herein before mentioned shall be issued, the matter shall be submitted to the legal voters of said township, at the first regular township election. At the election held as aforesaid, each qualified elector shall be permitted to vote by depositing a ballot inscribed "for bonds" or "against bonds," and if at said election a majority of said votes shall be for bonds, the said bonds shall be issued, and not otherwise. In case the proposition to issue bonds provided for in this act shall be voted down at any election, as provided in this section, the township trustee is Township trustee hereby authorized to call a special election, not less than four months succeeding the election at which the question was lost, at which shall be submitted the matter of voting said bonds, which election shall be conducted in all respects in conformity with and governed by the general election laws of the state of Kansas. The trustee

may call special election when.

Notice to be given. shall give at least two weeks notice, by posting written or printed notices thereof in at least five public places in said township of said special election.

SEC. 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication once in the Kansas Weekly Commonwealth.

Approved February 24, 1870.

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the original enrolled bill now on file in my office, and that the same was published in the Kansas Weekly Commonwealth, March 3, 1870.

THOMAS MOONLIGHT,
Secretary of State.

CHAPTER XXIV.

NEOSHO COUNTY

AN ACT authorizing school district No. 5, in Neosho county, to issue bonds to build a school house.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

to build school

SECTION 1. That the board of school district No. 5, May issue bonds in Neosho county, Kansas, for the purpose of erecting a house. suitable school house in said district, are hereby authorized to issue the bonds of said district, not to exceed in amount twelve thousand dollars, or so much thereof as Amount. the directors may deem necessary, in sums not less than

fifty dollars each, which bonds shall draw interest from In what sums. date, at the rate of ten per cent. per annum, payable annually, and each bond shall be signed by the director and By whom signed. clerk and countersigned by the treasurer of said board,

and shall specify therein to whom the bonds shall be made payable.

Payable within ten years.

SEC. 2. The bonds issued under the first section of this act may be made payable at any time within ten years from date, and may be negotiable by said district Negotiable at at not less than eighty (80) cents on the dollar.

what price.

Tax to be levied to pay interest and

fund.

SEC. 3. That the said district board shall levy annually such per cent. on taxable property of the district as shall create sinking be sufficient to pay the interest on all bonds issued by the district under the provision of this act as the same accrues, and to levy and collect such other taxes as shall be sufficient to sink the bonds in ten years from the time they are issued.

attached.

SEC. 4. That interest coupons shall be attached to coupons to be said bonds, to be signed by the director and clerk and countersigned by the treasurer, and shall specify thereon. to whom the same shall be made payable.

paid by county

SEC. 5. Whenever the interest on said bonds shall be- Interest to be come due, the same shall be paid by the treasurer out of treasurer. any money in his hands for that purpose, on presentation

The issuing of bonds to be submitted to the

legal voters at an election called

to him of said bonds, and shall designate on the back of each bond the amount of interest paid, and the date of payment, and shall enter the same in a book kept for that purpose.

SEC. 6. Before any of the bonds hereinbefore mentioned shall be issued, the matter shall be submitted to for that purpose. the legal voters of said district No. five, at an election to be held for that purpose, and shall be conducted in all respects in conformity with and governed by the general election laws of the state of Kansas. The time for holding said election shall not be the same as that appointed by law for holding any township, school or general election in the state, but shall be designated by the district board of said school district No. five, of which time and place of said election they shall give at least two weeks notice by posting written or printed notices thereof in at least five public places in said district. At the election held as aforesaid each qualified elector shall be permitted to vote by depositing a ballot inscribed "For bonds," or "Against bonds," and if at said election a majority of said votes shall be for bonds, the said bonds shall be issued, and not otherwise. In case the proposition to issue bonds provided for in this act shall be voted down at any election as provided in this section, the district board are Another election hereby authorized to call another election as herein provided, and submit the question of issuing bonds to the electors of said district, and said subsequent election shall be conducted in all respects as hereinbefore provided.

may be called.

SEC. 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Kansas Weekly Commonwealth.

Approved February 25, 1870.

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the original enrolled bill now on file in my office, and that the same was published in the Kansas Weekly Commonwealth, March 24, 1870.

THOMAS MOONLIGHT,
Secretary of State.

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