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written or printed thereon the words "For the bonds," or the words "Against the bonds." Said county board shall cause twenty days' notice of said election, if special, to be Notice to be given. published in some newspaper published in said county before said election.

what sums.

SEC. 2. The said bonds herein provided for shall be shall be issued in issued in sums of one hundred dollars each, payable in not less than five years nor more than ten years from the Payable when. date thereof, and drawing interest at any rate not exceed

ing ten per cent. per annum, payable annually at the office of the treasurer of said county.

Shall be
whom.

SEC. 3. The said bonds shall have coupons attached, he signed by and said bonds and coupons shall be signed by the chairman of the board of county commissioners and attested by the clerk of said county.

SEC. 4. The said bonds shall not be negotiated or sold How sold. at a less price than ninety cents on the dollar.

to pay interest and

fund.

SEC. 5. The board of commissioners of said county Tax to be levied shall levy annually a tax sufficient to pay the interest on creat sinking said bonds and to provide a sinking fund for the final payment of said bonds.

sioners may call

to exhaust sinking fund.

SEC. 6. As fast as the said sinking fund shall accu- County commismulate in the treasury, it shall be applied to the payment in bonds sufficient of said bonds in the order in which they shall be presented for payment, and in case no bonds be presented for payment, the said county commissioners may, by notice, call in a sufficient number of said bonds to exhaust said sinking fund, and no bond shall draw interest after notice is so given to the holder thereof to present the same for payment.

SEC. 7. The coupons attached to said bonds shall be received by the treasurer of said county in payment of the tax levied to pay the interest on said bonds.

SEC. 8. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication once in the Kansas Weekly Commonwealth.

Approved March 1, 1870.

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the original enrolled bill now on file in my office,

Coupons received for tax.

and that the same was published in the Kansas Weekly Commonwealth, March 17, 1870.

THOMAS MOONLIGHT,

Secretary of State.

Amendment.

Bonds may be issued and loans negotiated, for what purpose, when.

CHAPTER XXX.

INCORPORATED CITIES.

AN ACT to amend section 1 of chapter 52 of the general statutes of 1868, entitled an act to authorize the board of county commissioners and the authorities of incorporated cities to issue bonds for purposes of internal improvement.

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

SECTION 1. That section 1 of chapter 52 of the general statutes of 1868, is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Sec. 1. That the board of county commissioners and authorities of incorporated cities are hereby empowered to issue the bonds of the county or city, as the case may be, for any sum necessary, and negotiate a loan thereon for the purpose of building bridges and erecting buildings for public purposes: Provided, Such bonds shall not draw a greater amount of interest than ten per cent. per annum: And provided further, That the board of county commissioners of any county shall not negotiate, or sell the bonds of their resSold at what price. pective counties for any sum less than eighty-five cents on the dollar: And be it further provided, That before any bonds specified in this section shall be issued, the same shall be ordered by a vote of a majority of the voters election called for of the county or city voting at an election held for that purpose, as hereinafter provided.

Interest.

Question to be submitted at an

the purpose.

SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Kansas Weekly Commonwealth.

Approved February 28, 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 17, 1870.

THOMAS MOONLIGHT,

Secretary of State.

CHAPTER XXXI.

EMPORIA.

AN ACT to authorize the citizens of Emporia to issue bonds for the purpose of erecting boarding houses for the use of students of the state normal school.

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

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SECTION 1. The citizens of the town of Emporia, May issue bonds

to build boarding

through and by the board of trustees of said town, are houses.
hereby authorized to issue the bonds of said town to the
amount of six thousand dollars, for the purpose of erect-
ing and completing boarding houses for the use of stu-
dents of the state normal school; said boarding houses to
be erected upon such site as a majority of the executive
committee of the board of directors of the state normal
school may select, in or adjacent to said town, free of all
cost to the state.

SEC. 2. The bonds provided for in the first section of this act shall not be issued or delivered until the question whether they shall be issued or not shall be submit- To be submitted ted to the qualified electors of said town, at a special

to qualified voters

tice to be given.

Fifteen days' no- election to be called by the board of trustees, fifteen days notice of which shall be given in the newspapers published in said town. The ballots to be used at said election shall have written or printed thereon the following words: "For the bonds to build boarding houses," or "Against the bonds to build boarding houses." Said election shall be conducted in all respects in conformity with the general election laws of the state of Kansas.

Majority of votes required.

SEC. 3. If a majority of the votes cast at said election. shall be in favor of the issuing of said bonds, then the board of trustees of said town shall have full power to issue said bonds and deliver the same to the executive committee of the board of directors of the state normal school. Said bonds shall be issued in sums of not less than $100 each, payable ten years after date, and shall be To be signed by signed by the chairman of the board of trustees, and countersigned by the clerk of the board, and shall draw interest at the rate of ten per cent. per annum, to be paid annually.

Bonds payable in

ten years.

whom.

Interest.

Provision to pay interest and cre

SEC. 4. Provision shall be made by the corporate auate sinking fund. thorities of said town for the payment of the interest due on said bonds, and to provide a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof, in conformity with the provisions of an act entitled "an act to incorporate cities of the second class," approved February 28, 1868.

SEC. 5. That if at any time after the passage of this act, and before the final payment of all the bonds which may be issued under its provisions, the said town of EmThe provisions of poria shall change its form of government to that of a alike to the town city, then all the obligations of the said town assumed

this act to apply

or city of Em

poria.

under this act shall be and become the obligations of the city of Emporia the same and to the same extent as if the said bonds had been issued by such city; and if the said town of Emporia shall change its form of government to that of a city before the said bonds shall be voted, then the provisions of this act shall be construed to apply to said city the same as if the said town of Emporia was now governed as a city; and that the mayor and city council, after such change, shall be under all the obligations and be invested with all the powers, rights and authori

ties that are conferred upon the board of trustees of said town by this act, in addition to those conferred upon the officers of cities of the class to which the said city of Emporia may belong.

SEC. 6. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication once in the Kansas Weekly Commonwealth.

Approved March 1, 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.

CHAPTER XXXII.

STATE PERMANENT SCHOOL AND UNIVER-
SITY FUND.

AN ACT authorizing the board of commissioners for the management of the state permanent school and university fund to invest said fund in bonds herein named.

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

in certain bonds

rence.

SECTION 1. The board of commissioners for the man- May be invested agement of the state permanent school and university of the city of Lawfunds shall have the power and are hereby authorized to invest any moneys belonging to such funds in bonds of the city of Lawrence, issued in aid of the university of the state of Kansas, to an amount not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars: Provided, They shall give pref- Proviso. erence to the bonds of the state of Kansas whenever the same can be procured as advantageously to the school

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