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AN ACT for the construction of the Thompson's Falls and Murrayville wagon road.

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of

Montana :

SEC. I.

That the county commissioners of Missoula county be and they are hereby authorized, in their discretion, to levy a special tax of not exceeding two mills for the year 1885, on the assessable property, both real and personal, of the said county of Missoula, for the construction of a wagon road from Thompson's Falls, in said county, to the summit of the Cour d'Alene mountains, at the boundary between the territories of Idaho and Montana, in the direction of the town of Murrayville, in the territory of Idaho, by the best and most practicable route.

SEC. 2. That the said board of county commissioners may, in their discretion, at their next regular meeting in June, 1885, levy said tax for the year 1885 as are levied the general taxes of said county.

Sec. 3. It is hereby made the duty of the county treasurer of Missoula county to collect said taxes, if so levied, in the same manner and at the same time as the other taxes are collected.

SEC. 4. The county commissioners of Missoula county are hereby authorized, in their discretion, to cause said wagon road to be built and completed by the first day of October, 1885, and if they direct such road to be built in accordance with the provisions of this act, they shall let out to the lowest responsible bidder the construction of said road as a whole or by sections, and shall take ample bonds to secure the faithful performance of the contract or contracts as let, and shall pay the contractor or contractors by warrant or warrants drawn on the county treasurer, and payable out of the funds herein provided for, and due February 15, 1886. Not more than two-thirds of the contract price shall be paid to any contractor or contractors until the completion and personal examination, acceptance, and approval of any contract or contracts so let is made by the county commissioners; and when such work is approved and accepted by said commissioners the balance found due to any contractor or contractors shall be paid by warrant or warrants as herein provided.

Sec. 5. The cost of building said road, the purchase of bridges already constructed, if necessary, the other proper expenses of advertising for bids, of inspecting the work, and so forth, shall be paid for only out of the fund created by this act, and the total cost and expenses of building said road shall not exceed the fund raised by the special tax herein provided for. If, after the payment of all costs and expenses as authorized herein, any surplus of said special fund remains unexpended, it shall be transferred to the general fund of the county by the treasurer thereof.

Approved March 12, 1885.

AN ACT to confirm a certain deed made by the president, secretary, and certain of the

trustees of the Montana Collegiate Institute, to James R. Russell, Eika J. Groenveldt, and Duncan J. McMillan, and to confirm the title of the College of Montana to certain real estate in the town of Deer Lodge.

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of

Montana :

SEC. I. That a certain deed executed by the president and secretary, and certain of the trustees of the Montana collegiate institute, of the county of Deer Lodge, to James R. Russell, Eika J. Groenveldt, and Duncan J. McMillan, dated the twenty-fourth day of August, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, and recorded in the office of the recorder of the county of Deer Lodge on the twentysixth day of August, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, in book “E” of deeds, on page 16, is hereby legalized, ratified, and confirmed.

SEC. 2.

The deed mentioned in the first section of this act, and the various mesne deeds and conveyances made thereunder, whereby the land and premises in said deed described have been conveyed to the college of Montana, are hereby declared to vest the title to said land and premises in fee simple in the said college of Montana.

Approved March 12, 1885.

AN ACT for the relief of Fisk Brothers.

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of

Montana :

That the sum of one hundred and thirty-six dollars and sixty cents be paid to Fisk Brothers, out of any money in the territorial treasury not otherwise appropriated, to reimburse said Fisk Brothers for money paid by them for cuts used in the publication of the marks and brands pamphlets for the years 1883 and 1884; and the territorial auditor is hereby directed to draw his warrant on the territorial treasurer for such sum, payable to said Fisk Brothers.

Approved March 12, 1885.

AN ACT for the relief of Josephus P. Martin.

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of

Montana:

SEC. I. That the board of county commissioners of Gallatin county be and they are hereby authorized to issue warrants of their county in favor of Josephus P. Martin, to an amount not exceeding five hundred dollars, on account for money laid out and expended as probate judge during the year A. D. 1883, incurred in entering, surveying, and platting the town site of Dornix, in said county of Gallatin.

SEC. 2. Said warrants to be paid by the county treasurer in the same manner as other claims against the county.

Approved March 5, 1885.

AN ACT to change the name of James William Hackleman to William Cave.

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of

Montana :

I.

SEC. 1. That the name of James William Hackleman, of the county of Missoula, in the territory of Montana, be and the same is hereby changed to William Cave, which he is hereby authorized to assume, and by which he shall hereafter be known.

Approved January 30, 1885.

AN ACT to change the name of Maggie S. Rohrbaugh to Maggie S. Putnam,

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of

Montana :

SEC. I.

That the name of Maggie S. Rohrbaugh, of the county of Jefferson, in the territory of Montana, be and the same is hereby changed to Maggie S. Putnam.

Approved March 12, 1885.

AN ACT to change the name of William Henry Smith to that of William Henry Gavin.

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of

Montana: That the name of William Henry Smith be and the same is hereby changed to William Henry Gavin.

Approved March 10, 1885.

COUNCIL CONCURRENT

AND

JOINT

RESOLUTIONS.

Council Concurrent Resolution for the relief of Edmund W. Bach.

Resolved by the Council, the House Concurring :

That the sum of one hundred dollars shall be paid to Edmund W. Bach, out of any money in the territorial treasury not otherwise appropriated, for services as an accountant and expert, assisting the joint special committee appointed to examine the books of the auditor and treasurer; and the territorial auditor is hereby required to draw his warrant in favor of said Edmund W. Bach, for said sum of one hundred dollars.

Approved March 12, 1885.

Council Joint Resolution to pay for marks and brands.

Resolved by the Council and House of Representatives of the Legisla

tive Assembly of the Territory of Montana :

That there be and is hereby appropriated out of the territorial treasury, from any moneys not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying for the manufacture and construction and engraving required by the laws of the territory, under the provisions of chapter VII of article i of the fifth division of the revised statutes of Montana, entitled "General Laws," the sum of ninety-three dollars and ten cents.

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