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AN ACT

To EMPOWER THE CITIZENS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER
FOUR, IN BOULDER COUNTY, TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL TAX
FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES IN BAID DISTRICT.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

For what purposes.

Fozmer action relat.

Additional SECTION 1. That the citizens of school district tas may be levied.

number four, in Boulder county, in this territory, are hereby authorized to levy an additional tax of three mills on the dollar, for school purposes, and also a tax of one per cent. for the purpose of building school-houses in said district.

SEC. 2. That the action of the citizens of school ing to tax, district number four, in Boulder county, done De

cember twenty-third, A. D. 1865, relating to additional tax for said school district, is hereby legalized.

Sec. 3. Nothing in this act shall be construed as this uct. applying to any other school district.

SEC. X. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 6th, A. D. 1866.

legalized.

Special ap. plication of

AN ACT

TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED “AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE

COMMON SCHOOL SYSTEM.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

District treasurer no required to

SECTION 1. That an act entitled "An act to estabmuke oath lish the common school system," approved Novemthree mills ber 7th, A. D. 1861, be amended by striking out of on, onlar section eighteen of said act, all of said section after levied and the word "secretary," in the fifth and sixth lines.

thati a tax of

Cullected.

AN ACT

TO AMEND AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE COLLECTION OF

TAXES FROM NON-RESIDENT STOCK OWNERS.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

one and five

March 11tb

ed.

SECTION 1. Section first of an act entitled "An act Sections providing for the collection of taxes from non-resi- of act of dent stock-owners," approved March 11th, A. D. 1864, 1864, amend shall be, and the same is hereby amended as follows, to wit: By striking the words "any of the several counties within" from the second line of said section first of said act.

SEC. 2. Section fifth of said act shall be, and the same is hereby amended as follows, to wit: By strik. ing out the words "in any county," from the fourth line of said section.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved January 20th, A. D. 1866.

AN ACT

To AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED “AN ACT TO PREVENT THE

INTRODUCTION OF ANIMALS FOR THE PURPOSE OF GRAZING
WITHIN CERTAIN LIMITB," APPROVED NOVEMBER 6TH, A.
D. 1861.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

allowed to

of act 10 Po

SECTION 1. That said act be amended by inserting stock not "or let run at large," after the word "grazing," in run ut large. second line from the top of the first section of said act.

SEC. 2. That said act be further amended by in. Extension serting "Pueblo and Huerfano," after the word eblo and

Huerfano "Gaudaloupe,” in the fourth line from the top of the counties. said first section.

SEC. 3. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved January 27th, A. D. 1866.

AN ACT

To REPEAL AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT FOR THE PROTEC.

TION OF FARMERS AGAINST THB DEPREDATIONS OF STOCK
IN THE COUNTIES OF DOUGLAS AND WELD," APPROVED
MABCH 11TH, A. D. 1864, AND AN ACT TO AMEND AN AOT
ENTITLED “AN ACT FOR THE PROTECTION OF FARMERI
AGAINST THB DRPREDATIONS OF STOCK IN THE COUNTIAS
OF WELD AND DOUGLAS," APPROVED FEBRUARY 10TH, A.
D. 1865.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory :

Kopeal of SECTION 1. That an act entitled "an act for the proto reference tection of farmers against the depredations of stock to Douglas in the counties of Douglas and Weld,” approved county.

March 11th, A. D. 1864, and an act to amend an act entitled "An act for the protection of farmers against the depredations of stock in the counties of Weld and Douglas," approved February 10th, A. D. 1865, that the same are hereby repealed so far as they relate to Douglas county.

SBC. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved January 31st, A. D. 1866.

AN ACT

AUTHORIZING THE LEVY OF A SPECIAL TAX IN PUEBLO COUNTY.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory :

or 1. That the horized to be not more tv in sai

cial tax. Per cent. On what propery. For what

County

SECTION 1. That the county commissioners of Pueblo commissions au county are hereby authorized to levy, and collect forththorized to with, in money, a special tax of not more than one collect spe- per cent. upon the valuation of all property in said

county, on the first day of June, A. D. 1864, and upon the first day of June, A. D. 1865, for the purpose of

settling the indebtedness of said county. purpose.

SEC. 2. Said tax shall be levied and collected in the manner provided for by existing laws for levying

in accord

existing

and collecting county tax; and that each tax-payer Levy and in said county shall make out a list of the taxable to be made property owned by him on the days above specified, ance with and make oath to the same, which shall be taken by Law the assessor as the assessment.

SEC. 3. The assessor is hereby authorized to ad. Assessor minister the oath.

ister oath, Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved January 20th, A. D. 1866.

may admin.

AN ACT

TO AMEND AN ACT PRESCRIBING RULES AND REGULATIONS

FOR THE EXECUTION OF THE TRUST ARISING UNDER THE
ACT OF CONGRESS, ENTITLED “AN ACT FOR THE RELIEF OF
CITIZENS OF TOWNS UPON LANDS OF THE UNITED STATER,
UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES," APPROVED MARCH 11TH,
A. D. 1864.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representar

tives of Colorado Territory:

relation to town lots to

ted by pro bate court

rmor act.

SECTION 1. That the probate court of Arapahoe Disputes in county shall have jurisdiction of, and said court is hereby authorized to hear and determine suits and be adjudicacontroversies which now exist and remain undeter- bate court mined between parties in relation to any lot or lots provided by in the city of Denver, which were heretofore entered by James Hall, as Judge of probate of Arapahoe county, under and by virtue of the act of congress of the 28th of May, A. D. 1864, in the same manner and according to the provisions of the act to which this is an amendment.

SEC. 2. That whenever any suit is commenced in Manner of said probate court, to determine the right to any such ing suit un.

changed. lot or lots, the same shall be commenced in the same manner as provided in the act to which this is an amendment, in case the same had been instituted be- delics of fore a county judge, as provided in the said act, and probate the said probate court shall have power, on the final same as forhearing of all such cases, to render judgment or final cised by decree, providing for the conveyance of the legal title judge.

commence

Powers and

court the

merly exer

county

court may summon parties in Interest, and determine rights from proof adduced.

and write of error to su

allowed.

bate court must be reduced to

Probate court shall

when it shall ap

to the lot or lots in controversy, to the successful party; and shall have full power to execute the trust provided for in said act, in as full manner and form as the said county judge might, or could do by virtue

of said act. Probate · Sec. 3. The said probate court shall have power to

summon and bring before said court, all parties who may have any interest in any such lot or lots, and to fully determine their respective rights from the

proofs given in each case ; and appeals and writs of Appeals error shall be allowed to the supreme court, as now

provided for in said act, and for the purpose of hav. preme court ing all matters in controversy in cases of appeal beProceeds fore the appellate court, it shall be the duty of the bate court probate court to keep all the proceedings in each case

in writing, and preserve the same, as now provided writing. in said act.

Sec. 4. Whenever it shall be made to appear to dismiss said probate court, that suit has been instituted in

the district court to determine the rights between pear same parties to any lot or lots, the right to which may be ing in dis. in controversy before said probate court, it shall be at cost of the duty of said court to dismiss or discontinue such mencing. . Suivo au

... suit, at the costs of the party commencing such suits

in the district court. Parties not Sec. 5. All suits and proceedings which may be ing suit commenced in any court under the provisions of the years from act to which this is an amendment, shall be in

stituted within two years from the passage of this act; and if not instituted before that time, the party or parties claiming any right or interest in and to any lot or lots in said city of Denver, shall be forever

thereafter barred. All lots to Sec. 6. That all lots or parts of lots in said city of is no valid Denver, now held by James Hall in trust, under and shall rest in by virtue of said act of congress, to which there is

n: no claimant, or to which no good and valid claim can efit of com: be shown and established by any person or persons, mon schools in said city. according to the terms of said act of congress, or of

this act, and the act to which this is an amendment, shall rest in and be held by the city of Denver in trust, for the benefit of common schools in said city,

and may be disposed of by said city for that pur. Denver city pose ; that said city of Denver shall have the power may be par.

To to proceed by suit before said probate court, or any

court of competent jurisdiction, to secure and perfect the legal title to any and all such lots, in the same

party com.

commence

wilbin two

passage of this act, a barred.

which tbere is no valid claimant,

city of Del ver, for ben

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