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Authority by Which r'latstatt Can Issue Bonds
An uct to amend an net to prohibit
the passage of local or special laws in
the Territories, to limit Territorial In
dobtodne&s, and so forth.
Bo It enacted by the Senate and
House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assem
bled, that tho act of Congress approved
July 30, 1880, entitled "an act to pro
hibit the passage of local or special
laws in the Territories of the United
States, to limit Territorial indebted
ness, and for other purposes," Is hereby
amended so as to permit, authorize,
and legalize e Issuance of bonds un
chartered munielp tl corporation! hav
ing a bona fide population of not less
than 1,000 persons, as shown by tho last
school census taken before any election
to be held under the provisions of this
act, in any Territory of the United
States, for sanitary and health purposes,
the construction of sewers, waterworks,
and the improvements of streets. Tho
limitations of said act of July III), 188ii,
shall not apply to said municipal cor
xrations: Provided, that lnjforo any
bonds shall bo issued the mayor and
common council of said chartered mu
nicipal corporations shall cause an elec
tion to bo held in such city or town,
and the minor and common council of
such municipal corporation shall cause
to be published, in a newspaper of gen
eral circulation published in such city
or town, a notice of tho time and place
or places of holding such an election.
On tho question of the Issuance of said
bonds no person shall bo qualified to
vote except ho bo In all respects a qual
ified elector and owner of real or per
sonal property subject to taxation with
in the municipality. In caso two-thirds
of tho qualified voters, as above de
scribed, shall vote affirmatively for the
issuance of said IkiihIs, then tho mayor
and common council shall issue the
same, and not otherwise. Said bonds
shall contain all necessary provisions
as to form, and such municipality shall
provide a proper sinking fund for the
redemption of said bonds. Said bonds
shall tw paid semi-annually, and none
of said lwuds shall le sold at less than
their par value.
Sec. 2. That the act of tho Territory
of Arizona, approved tho 8th daj of
.March, 18!lT, which authorizes tho Is
suance of the bonds of the Territory
for tho construction of a capitol build
ing, is hereby confirmed and ratified.
Approved, March -1, 1803.
Tho third annual tournament of tho
Arizona Chess association will bo held
in the rooms of the Maricopa club In
Phu'Plx, Arizona, commencing the 21st
day of March, at 7:30 p. in., and con
tinue from day to day until finished.
All chess plajers lesidlng in the terri
tory are entitled to compete, the winner
of tho tournament to have ihe right,
under the rules, to challenge Walter
Bennett, the present Territorial cham
pion, for the championship and for the
association trophy. All plajers. desir
ing to compete In the lourname'nt
should hand their names into the un
dersigned on or before the 21st day of
March. L. H. C'HALMKRS,
Secretary Territorial Association.
Miss S. A. Wjnneof Memphis, Tenn.,
will open the 1st of April a large stock
of millinery, and asks the ladies of
Flagstaff to come and inspect her goods
before purchasing their Easter hats.
Kxperlenco In trimming, etc., she hopes
will aid her In pleasing her patrons.
All goods will be first-class and of tho
very latest stj le. She will be prepared
to do fashionable dressmaking.
Funston for first-class job printing.