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urer ami Secretary of the Hoard of Man agers, upon the Comptroller, who shall Issue his warrant therefor. Sec. S. All appropriation under this Art are payable from funds derived from the hire of State convicts, If there be such funds, otherwise from the General Bee'. 4. This Act shall tnke effect upon Its approval by the Governor, or upon Its becoming a law without such ap proval. Approved June g. HQ. CHAPTER M79 (No. 10). AN ACT to Provide for the Payment of the Present Indebtedness of the Honda State Heform School. Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: Section 1. That the sum of seven thou sand nine hundred and twenty-one and 6i-io0 dollars Is hereby appropriated for the purpow of paying; the present indebt edness of the Florida State Reform School. Said appropriation shull be paid by the Treasurer of the State upon warrants Is sued therefor by the Comptroller, and upon requisition and direction of the Hoard of Managers of the said Horlda State Reform School. Sec. i. Said appropriation la hereby maue payable from funds derived from the hire of Stute convicts, If here be such funds, otherwise from the General Sec'. 3. This Act shall take effect from and after Its passage and approval by the Governor. Approved June 6, 1909. CHAPTER 5880 (No. 11). AN ACT to Authorize the Payment of the Hnlance Due In the Construction of a Dormitory for the University of Florida, at Lake City. .... , .., Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the Section 1. That the sum pf six thou sand two hundred twenty-eight and S0-1O0 dollars be and the same Is hereby ap propriated out of any moneys In the treas ury of the State of Florida not other wise appropriated, as payment to C. A. Carson, K. E. Harris, rea u. ouins". V Reggs, as'the surviving members of 1 ti e Hoard of Trustees of the University W1"M vS..ht"aXr.: sand two hundred twenty-eigiii ana u iiu iwu ( "r-Th.. act shall take effect from j luii dollars. Be the Al CHAPTER 6881 (No. 12). av ACT Reuuirlng Teachers' Summer Training Schools and Making Appro- priatioiis 1 tiereior. " " Vrr. ! , .u. wi school J. K. Parrott, r. ji. , ti.e county Commissioners ui mu V. Ueggs. as the surviving members i of m' ,evv a n additional tax not to exceed the Hoard of Trustees of the UnlversUy J ,ne aollBr, each year, to of Florida, for the dollclency in com- ' omstandlng Indebtedness and ln--plcting a dormitory for the Lnlvers ty ' " ,hf,reon; provided. That nothing In of Florida, to take the place of Foster, .r"A;tnVhHll be so construed as to pro- Hall which had been Stslc" hlhlt any county wishing to erect; ' and the Comptroller is hereby directed to! constructing paved, ma- draw his warrant upon the Treasurer of h" ,,r..f r00tht.r hardsurfaced hlgh the State of Florida to the order of C. wnYrom k.Vving the amount of special A. Carson, F. K. llurrls, Fred L. Stringer, n,,w allowedly law for that pur- Whereas, urn .f .L...rrJl'lilIm "v ,ru .V. nnnatrilCt- ... . ....i.ot.a cmttlnved. and cauicu u, ... j , Whereas, Teachers' Summer Training Schools are recognized as among the most potent means of Improving teach ers, and as being the form of normal Instruction which reaches the largest number of teachers, and hence whose . benefits are most widespread; there- BelTEnncted by the Legislature of the State of rlorua: M it Section 1. That the sum of four thou sand dollars for the year 11)09 arid four thousand dollars for the year 1910, or W much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby biiiiiu)oi .". . riutnose of maintaining such Teachers SiT summer Training Schoo s Provided impartially for teachers of both races at the loc Von of the University of the State of FHirida. and the Florida .Female Col-K-ge. for white teachers, and at the loca tion of the Colored Normal School lor colored teachers. These schools i to be taught by such nstructors as the State Kiita.rintendent of Public Instruction may anoint ai.a to be held at such times ttSS!?c T''TheeSComi!rol.er 1. hereby au thorlzeu to draw warrants upon the r. sftlon of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, out of any f""'!8 in the Treasury, not otherwise appro priated, for the amounts appropriated In .'rVVshalM the duty of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to submit a report to the next General As t n'l,ly showing the number and ocatlon of schools conducted by means of this ap- proprlatlon, the number of teachers at tending each by race and sex, the con duct!" of each school with number of the tlavs service ifnu'i w ."'.-",7 1 amount paid each and to submit vouchers for every dollar paid out from "sec'TAll laws In conflict with this Act arS ''ia,. take effect upon its passage and approval by the Governor. Approved May 21. 1909. -u.st annuNn. 131. AN ACT to Provide for the Improvement! jr-ir-1 v . of the Grounds of the governor a -'''- Slim, and to .Muae nui.ii y"'' ments and Repairs at the Mansion as jlav He Advisable, and to Muke an AP- i.niiii'iailun Therefor. .. ii F.iiacted l v the Legisiaiure ui m L ..I VI,. 1I.1, Sec Ion 1. That the sura of three thou sand dollars, or so much thereof as may be nec ssarv. be and the same is hereby ntiPiopriated out of any moneys in the j Ti oasury to the credit of the Governors, Mansion Fund, for the improvement and 1, 'a nilioation of the grounds surrounding . id belonging to the Governor a Mansion, a ,1 to make such improvements or repairs at the Governors Mansion as may be deemed advisable or necessary by the Governor. That pnymentB under this ap propriation shall be made upon warrants Irawn by the Comptroller upon the ireas urer upon vouchers approved by the Gov 'sec 3. That this Act shall take effect immediately upon Its approval by the Gov- Approved June 6. 1909. CHAPTER B88i (No. 1). AN ACT to Appropriate the Sum of Thirty Dollars for the Payment of the Services of the Assistant Secretary of f.Te Senate for the Period of Five fiay; after the Adjournment of the L8l8'a ture, to Assist the Secretary of Senate BelnitHEnactt.'5"'by the Legislature of the State of Florida: . . Section 1. That the sum of thirty dol lars is hereby appropriated out or tne funds of the Treasury that may be avail able for the payment of such exposes, and that the same be paid to John U. Collins, as Assmtant Secretary of the Senate for services for five days after tne adjournment of the Legislature, to assist the Secretary of the Senate In the "uncharge of his officlnl duties as such Ut that period, and that the Comptroller be authorized to draw his warrant on the Treasurer for the payment of the same upon receipt of the Assistant Secretary, and certificate of the Secretary of the (Senate that the time of the Assistant Secretary was so employed. Sec I. This Act shall take effect lm meOlately upon Its passage and approval by the Governor. Approved June 5. 1909. CHAPTER 5884 (No. 15). AN ACT to Provide for the Levy of Taxes for the Vears 1W and 1910. Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: Section 1. That for the purpose of se curing Bn equal and uniform rate of tax ation and to pay the appropriations for the current expenses of the State for the vears 1'19 and ISiIO and for Interest on the bonded debt for said yen, and pay ing other appropriations by the legisla ture, there shall he levied upon the real and personal property of the different counties for the year 1909 a tax of two mills upon the dollar, and for the year 1910 tax of two mills upon the dollar; and there shal also be levied for each of the years 1909 and litlO a constitutional school tax of one mill upon the dollar; Provided, That If the Governor shall dis cover from the aggregate assessment of the property of the State from other sources of revenue the reduction of the two mills tax of either or both of said years will be Justified, he la hereby au thorized to reduce the same as low as he nmy de-m advisable, and he Is hereby empowered to Instruct and direct the lax Collectors to collect only such reduced tax as he may fix as aforesaid Sec 2. The Hoard of County Commis sioners of every county, at a meeting for correcting and reviewing the county as sessment, shall, Immediately thereafter ascertain and determine the amount of money to be raised by tax for county purposes, Including the current expenses, I merest on bonded debt, bridges and county buildings, and to meet the ex penses, they are hereby authorized to levy a tax of noi more than five mills upon the dollar on the real and personal Property of the county; and every such determina tion and levy so made shall be entered at lame upon the records of the Board of County 'commissioners, and no county shall levy a greater amount for any pur pose than five mills for county purposes except as hereinafter provided, and any Indebted nees contracted by the County Commissioners of any county n the said amount shall be null and vol a and no suits shall be prosecuted In any court In this State for the collection of the same-, Provided, That the County Commls- oh enuntv sha I levy a tax not to exceed seven mills nor less than three mills on the dollar, on the real and personal property of the county for county i Provided, further. Thai P''"": 1 rov . , ,, lnxe for wor g h, 'ro'" under jU laws; Pro, Md provided further, i nai in uuunvit-o uv., v --rf XrV. aaecai .-. ---',.. n.av levy "ndll.na. U,x norTo-.xceed' three ii lis on the dollar on the real and per "ii'al "o,, rtv of the county, the revenue "'T'.V? V '" I" r.,v rnmmisslone -XCIUSIvei 1"' ' " hard- lug paved, macauamiieu u. m... surfaced roads . Sec. 3. All laws C..h conflict with this pealed. Approved June 7 Act ire hereby re- ,1909. CHAPTER 588-(N0. 16). ACT Creating a State Board of Pen Mons' Defining Who Shall Receive Pen- ' Who Shall Not Receive Pensions, Who 'Shall be Retained as Pens! oner-. Unw Ai.pllcat on Shall be Made, now pensions Shall be Paid; Duty of County Commissioners In Regard to Pensions Pniviilina for the Levy of a Pension lax ad AuKlnf the State Board of Pen sions to Make Regulations to Carry Into Effect the Provisions of This Act. Be it Enected by the Legislature of the State of Florida; Section 1. That the Governor. Comp- irniiMr and the Treasurer oi un ' j are hereby constituted the State Board of Pensions pn (trf j sf?v?d n the military or naval service of the Confederate State, during the war iV(.,vvfPn the States of the UnlWa rsiaie, and did noi desert the Confederate ser vice, and who performed service In ao- ual line of duty for a period of not less iiinn one vear, or who was in actual ser ice at thV time of the close of said war unless Incnpac tated for such duty oy reason of wounds received or disease con tract, d while In line of , dty. and whose propertv valuation, both real and per ianal (including the property of hli i wife) do.s not exceed the sum of "ve thousand oi l"l ."i" rfnllars all rill acn receive o"' r- n in nuarieriv uajiueitin, eve or eves, or vmu m v' .,.. v ... -a'bl. d bv' reason of wounds or disease to K iln n 'livelihood by manual labor, shall r j . .a.aiu each tier annum, t ,n lllmrt(,riy payments, ; liniiuiits, to wit; I For total loss of sight... lie eiiiiie-ii iv .v... , ' urt,in $150.00 l.'B.OO 1J5.00 125.00 l risa of one eye Kor JiiBg Q ft foot or lcg j- or loss of a hnnd For loss OI lioin nanus J:X,r. K(jr K)SJ of both fPet, ... loO.W For oss 0j one ,and and one foot ; uf same person laO.OO ; c-nr ,,,,,,,, nlurles. disease or age, wiierebv the person is unable to enrn a nveuuoou umiii labor , l-"-00 For total disability, as shown by affidavit of two reputable physicians Provided, however, That no soldier, ..p thMr u-iiinnn w ho were on the pension roll and drawing a pension prior to January 1. 1907, nnd have not since that time been stricken from said roll for valid reasons, shall be required to make other and further proof If eligible under the provisions of this Act. mar. ine pro visions of this Act shall apply to all those who were members of the First Florida Reserves, which was In the service of the State of Florida during the war between the States of the United States. Sec. 8. The widow of any deceased soldier or siilor who enlisted and served In the military or naval service of the Confederate States during the war be tween the States of the United States, and did not desert the Confederate ser vice, and who performed service in actual line of duty for a period of not less than one year, unless Incapacitated for such duty by reason of death, wounds re ceived or disease contracted while In actual line of dutv and who has not mar ried since the death of said soldier, and whose property, both real and personal, does not exceed the sum of five thousand dollars, shall be entitled to receive the sum of one hundred and twenty dollars per annum, In quarterly payments; pro il1, such widow was married to said ,.i, nur nr Hsilor nrior to 1S95. and has continuously resided in this State since liiM5; and also tne wioow oi any o-rai iu.r-.nn iv hn TA-ai at the time of his death drawing a pension from the State under the provisions oi mis act, mum uc ginmi-u a widows pension upon satisfactory proof of her marriage, her residence In this State, and the death of her husband, and the pension so granted shall date from the death of the widow's husband; Provided, She file her application within ninety davs after the death of her hus band; Provided, Such widow Is otherwise eligible under the provisions of this Act; Provided further, That any such widow shall not be required to make out the proof of her hUBband's service, but any such widow of any such deceased soldier or sailor who would have been entitled to a pension under this Act shall make proof If her said husband shall not have already been upon the pension roll at the lime of his death. Sec. 4. No person receiving a pension from any other Slate shall be entitled to a pension under this Act. . Sec. 6. The payment of all allowed claltnB shall be made from the date of the filing of the application In the Penalon lepartment. Any person who drew a pen sion from the State of Florida at the time of the passage of this Act, and who is entitled to a pension under this Act, shall not be required to make new proof, and shall be paid from the passage of this Act. Payment shall not continue to pennloners during absences from this State of longer duration than twelve months. , Sec. . No person who was discharged on sccount of being under age, or for dis ability, but who did not re-enlist upon removal of the said disability, or upon becoming of the required military age or eighteen years before the termination or the war, shall be entitled to a pension under this Act. Applicants for pensions under this Act shall make oath before an officer auth orized to administer oaths and use the seal, stating the company and regiment in or shin upon which he enlisted and served, the date of his enlistment, th date and cause of discharge, his citizen ship and rights to the benefits of this Act. He shall furnish the affidavit of a com missioned officer under whom, or the af fidavits of two comrades with whom he served, or the transcript from the muster rolls from the Adjutant General's Office at Washington, to establish the service claimed. Sec. 7. The Board of County Commis sioners of the county In which the ap plicant resides shall Investigate an clalmt made under this Act, and report upon the application whether or not tna pen inn oitf.lled fne should h eTanted. Sec. 8. The State Board of Pensions Hail furnish, nnnunllv. suitable blanks for making such reports, and shall file application for pensions Immediately on receipt of same. Ban Q All anma renlllred for the Day ment of pensions to applicants under the provisions of this Act shall be paid by warrants drawn by the Comptroller on the Ti4iirer of the State In favor of the applicant for the sum to which he or she may be entitled, out of any moneys In the State Treasury raised by special levy for the payment of pensions as provided In this Act. , , . Sec. 10. The County Commissioners or each countv shall, at least once in each vear. examine the pension rolls of their respective counties and ascertain whether or not any person on said pension rolls should he dropped irom same uy reason not being entitled to draw pensions under the provisions of this Act, and make re port of their findings to the State Board of Pensions, who are hereby authorized to drop such pensioners from the list If, In their Judgment, the same should be d8ee. 11. The State Board of Pensions shall forward to each pensioner a certi ficate that he is entitled to draw a pen Flon. which shall be prima facie evi dence to the Clerk of the Circuit Court or any other officer of the county. Sec. 12. There shall, annually, be as sessed and collected a tax of four mills per dollar on all property liable to assess- ments, which shall constitute a fund for the pavm.'nt of pensioners, the proceeds of w hich shall bo applied to the payment Se?. 13. That from and after the pass age of this Act It shall be lawful for pen sioners of this State to have their vouch ers approved and signed by either Clerks of the Circuit Court or by Notaries Pub lie or anv other officer authorized by law to administer oaths, having a seal. Sec. 14. The State Board of Pensions shal! prescribe rules and regulations for t.ie carrying out of the provisions of the pension aws of this State; see that lawj are cumplled with, and shall make reports and recommendations to the Governor at least thirty days before the meeting of the Legislature. Said Board shall make rules and regulations for the conduct of their business as they may deem proper, not in contllct with the spirit and pur pose of the pension laws. They may em ploy a clerk at a salary not exceeding five hundred dollars per annum, payable nuarterly out of the State Treasury on the certificate of the Chairman of said Board. S.c. 15. The State Hoard of Pensions shall, by the first day of July, A. D. 1909. or as soon thereafter as practicable, make uii and certify to the several Boards of County Commissioners of the several counties of the Stute a complete and de tailed list of all persons who may be resi dents of the said several respective coun ties, and who are now drawing a pension from this State, and also all persons who have tiled their applications for such pen- i a-i,t, havA mt henn acted UDOn and are pending before said Board, and It shall be the duty of the said several i- 4 r.n,,r,iv Pnmmlflulnnprs on re ceipt of snld list or as soon thereafter as practicable, to make careful Investiga tion of said list and make up and certify to the State Board of Pensions a list or all such persons who, In their opinion, are entitled to receive a pension under the provisions of this Act. Sec. 1C. That all laws and parts of laws In contllct with the provisions of this Act be, and the same are hereby, repealed. Sec. 17. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 1U09. Approved June 7, 1909. CHAPTER 5886 (No. 17). AN ACT to Fix the Pay of Certain Com mlttee Clerks mployed by the House of Representatives at the "Session of the Legislature of 1909, Whose Services Were Ulspensea wiin, uu iw iiwnu for the Payment Thereof. Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: Section 1. That the pay of the Commit tee Clerks employed by the House of Rep resentatives at the session of the Legis lature of 1909, w hose services were dis pensed with, be fixed at five dollars per fr tiie tim actually employed, and that the services of each of such Clerks inai me ur. ..a, w. w.. - shall be certified to by the Committee or i , .mmlitooa fnr TjL'hnm emnloved. Sec. 2. That the per diem allowed under Section 1 of this Act shall be payable from the appropriation for partial ex-, Kior& shall have the rieht to draw penses of the Legislature of la09 hereto- ,he llltpr,gt on said bonds as the same fore passed, when certified to as provided B.crUes; and should coupon bonds be de in Section 1, and approved by the Com- polll.ej un(er this Act, it shall be the duty mlttee on Legislative Expenses and the f Treasurer, upon the demand of tspeaaer ui me nuuou wi aiii, . - and attested by the Chief Clerk. Sua That the Comptroller It hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer In payment of the ser vices rendered as provided In this Act, and the State Treasurer is hereby author ized to pay the warrants so drawn. Sec. 4. That this Act shall take efTect Immediately upon its passage and ap proval bv the Governor. Approved April 30. 1909. CHAPTER 5887 (No. 18). AN ACT to Amend Section 2759 of the General Statutes of the State of Flor ida, Providing for the Issuance of Cer tificates to Insurance Companies, and Providing Other Prerequisites. Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: Section 1. That Section 2759 of the Gen eral Statutes of the State of Florida be, and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: 2759. (2219). Other Prerequisites Is sue of Certificates. No Insurance com pany, association, firm or Individual, pot of this State, nor agent nor representa tive thereof, shall transact any business of Insurance In this State, unless such company, association, firm or individual Is possessed of at least two hundred and flftv thousand dollars in value, Invested in United States or Btate bonds, or other bankable Interest-bearing stocks Issued In the United States, at their market value. Upon complying with the preceding sec tion and furnishing evidence to the satls- . . . . i-m. faction of the Board or n"' "l'a'M'ocla. miss oners inai "" T u . nVtuatlv In- Omi. nrm or individual has actuMly li. vested the amount atjme s ..curltlr as hereinbefore mentlone snail i T.l,lonc . ,, L . , an If! lUUll . iurniniiiii-i Vn,ur Thn Lttmrd OI .TPS MlJ ?nd which shall have pre rus.Vmire,o deposited .w'ththe State Tre"!IV.r'T ,rS ate bonds, or other Ul-r, ilihli. stocks or securities issued In ?i g i-Mterl smti-s at their market value, a auarlty fund for the security of the nolfcv hMders f uch company, upon sallsUtV evidence . ,o them that such Shall be entitled to a certificate to trans act the business of InBurance In th Is I State hv furnishing to the satisfaction of the value, or in mor gage, r u. Innned thereon, lnclusie real esuiie .oin. ..v.--.- i ,iin0, of buildings Treon, snd by 'otherwise complying with he provisions' thereof. In"anSenmcm0 insuring lve stock or domestio K"mals. "incorporated or organized under the aws of any other State, shall be en med to such certificate of authority hv furnishing evidence to the satisfaction of the llord that such company, associa tion firm or Individual Is possessed of, and has total assets of at least two nun Sred thousand dollars and by otherwise complying with tne provision. ipiyiag wiiu uic -. "nlet-wfth hIsSAa"t b? 'ind the same conflict with this Act De. aim are hereby, repealed. Annroved June 4, 190S. CHAPTER 5888 (No. 19). AN ACT Prohibiting Fire Insurance Com panies from Combining as to J hat Rate nf Commission Shall be Paid by Any Other Company to an Agent. Be It Enactl by the Legislature of the le2u,inSFlfelmll be unlawful for any fire Insurance company, association or partnership doing business In this State, employing nn agent who is employed by another fire Insurance company, associa tion or partnership, either directly or through any organization or assoclnt on, t enter Into, make or maintain any slip ,,, or eFreement In restraint ot or lnliUng the compensation which s.ild aKent y r,.ct.ive from any other fire insurance , co,npany, association or Partnership. T. he nenaltv lor any vioianun v fc...a. " - shall be a fine of not less than two hun dred and flftv dollars nor more than five hundred dollars and the forfeiture of license to do business In this State for a period of twelve montns inereaner, e n .11 Ina.. n nnrlB tt flWI I ftict herewith be ,and the same are hereby ri'Eecfe3." This act shall take effect Imme diately upon Its passage and approval by t. n A 1 Inn-a nl ntirin ni I H W H ill cun- ilie ilnvernor. Approved June 8, 1909. CHAPTER 5889 (No. 20). xt t -.t la Dannira Fire Insurance Com- Yinnies to Deposit a Certain Amount In casn or oecuimes u .. of the State of Florida. Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: Section 1. Unless otherwise provided by this Act, every fire insurance company shall deposit with the State Treasurer of this State bonds of the Lnlted States, bonds of any of the States of the United States, bonds of the District of Columbia, or bonds of the cities or counties of this State, or cash, to the amount of ten thou sand dollars, or a surety bond In the amount of twenty thousand dollars of a surety company authorized to do business In the State of Florida, said bond and company to be approved of by the State Treasurer; the surety company 'offering such bond agreeing, In case of a failure of anv fire insurance company so bonded, to deposit Immediately with the State Treasurer twenty thousand dollars In cash or marketable securities, to be held by the Treasurer for the protection of all legal claims against such company In this Ki,.ie as nrovided 111 this Act, and the State Treasurer shall give the company ni.iklna such deposit a receipt for same; Provided, That the value of the securities so deposited shall not be less than ten thousand dollars. If any bonds so de posited be registered bonds, the company shall at the time give to the State Treas urer a power of attorney, authorizing him to transfer aald bonds or any part there of, for the purpose of paying any of the liabilities provided for in this Act. The ! J. any t0 rntike good any depreciation State Treasurer snau require eacn such r. rcwliiettnn In value of said securities and he slmll In the month of September In every year, examine all securities so de posited with him for the purpose of as certaining whether any of them have de preciated or been reduced In value. The State shall be responsible for the safe keeping of all cash, bonds or other securi ties deposited with the State Treasurer under this Act. Bonds or other securities deposited with the State Treasurer by any eiimTian v under this Act shall not. on ac COUIll OI BUCII OU11U3 neing iii ino emit, be unject to taxation, but shall be held count of such bonds being In the State. exclusively and solely for the protection of the policy holders. Sec. 2. Companies aepo.mng Donas ss the enmnanv. to surrender tne coupons as the same .hall become due from any and all such coupon bonds deposited by said company. Sec. J. If the said company fall to pay anv of its liabilities on said policies, ac cording to the terms of the policy, after the said liabilities shall have been ad justed between the parties In the mode prescrllied by the policies, If a mode be prescribed tnereby, or after the same shall have been ascertained In any mode agreed upon by the parties or by the Judg ment or order or decree of a court having jurisdiction, tho State Treasurer shall, upon the application of the party to whom tho debt or money la due, and upon satis factory proof that the notice therein re quired to be given said company has been given, proceed to sell at publlo auction such an amount of the said bonds as will nnv the sum due and expenses of sale. and out of the proceeds of the sale pay said sums and expenses; Provided, That thA nartv makinir said application shall give to the company, or to the agent of the company in this State, twenty days notice of his Intention to ap'ly for sale of said bonds to the State Treasurer; and Provided further, That such company shall be required forthwith to make gooo any such deficit In the amount of its do nna 1 1 caused bv sucu sale. The State Treasurer shall advertise the sale of said bonds for thirty davs prior to the date of sale In some paper published in tne Cliy OI Tallahassee, snu shall state Id said advertisement the lionds to be sold and the company depositing State -i reus ure r ,uch com- citizens nrrautn i ui urn mate t thereof, with the authority of , t,lne, ,hall have a lien for the amount? pany. association, firm or "alo h tR.m. respectively under or In cc.nseai.' ransai t the business of 1 1"'"' '"rated of such policies for losses, return dV State. Insurance companies "crp,o,,0. lllIT,s or equitable values, and shall Snder the laws of th s Sta e, or any as b() d rBt0Bt)lv chit on. Iirm or mm. - - k -r.i. rpM u of BHia nonas in such aia. nf authority By c the satisfaction of the ; saw ?a " ii the United States, at their market nJ v otherwise complying with 111" HORra mm m i ..-anrt i. -inooj-iBiiii fir HI1U & irSd'StVrbo ba,nka ,e"clr".nterest;ber.ng h - ock. i-j sued l them, a copy of which shall be mn. . r,i stored letter to said company. " sec. . i jJ" ounus uepoiitM a(or(,snld ,, thlJ HtHte Treasurer b? h ,surance company, tl hold"n 2 1(tes 0 said . company, who" rript-nt to nav ail nf laii'Ir" holders). Whenever any such comnan, 2' ' positing bonds as aforesaid shall hav El" come insolvent or bankrupt, or shall hiT made an assignment for the Wneflt i I Its credllors, any holder of such nnii ' shall have- the right to begin an K' In the Circuit Court of the Countv -5 Leon, State of Florida, to enforce th. ! Ilea for the benefit of all tjj. holderTn, such policies. The State TrW.ut1' S be a purty to the suit, and the fund. ! ! i. ,iuirll,iite1 hv the Court I.,,. . .." "'"U ) of such acllon shall be adjudged aiaiJi! the State Treasurer. Sec. 6. If any company cease to oarr. on business In this State, and It. lisihui ties, whether fixed or contingent, I Its policies to persons residing n State, shall have been satisfied or ihiji have terminated, upon satisfactory dence of the fact to the State Trta.;. he shall deliver to such company tb. bonds In his possession belonging to it or such of them a. remain after Pdyln.'thi liabilities aloresaid, or If such comninJ shall reduce the amount of Us llabihi: both fixed and contingent, upon it. daT Icles to persons residing In this State b. low the valua of the bonds In posmio of the State Treasurer, he may aeiv to such company a part of such bondi taking care, however, that the bondi U his possession shall always be equal h value to the liabilities of saiu coraptn upon Its policies to persons residing!! this State; or If such company ceaw carrv on business In this State, ind lu fixed liabilities for losses and for uut. shall have been satisfied, and th. cot. tlngent liabilities under Its policie. ituj have been assumed by another companr doing business In this State, in car rd reinsuring company. If non-resident, hid deposited with the State Treasurer bond, not less in value than those of th. ,.,. pany proposing to (eUre, the Slats Treat, urer, upon being satisfied of these facts, snail, upon receiving a duly attested ooyt of the contract between the two con- company are a.usumed by the other, deliver to such company proposing IQ withuraw the bonds In his possesion panies oy wnicn ine nans oi tne retiring belonging to It. Sec. 6. Whenever any fire Insurance company shall file an application with the State Treasurer to be admitted to do busi ness in this State, it shall )A the duty of the said Treasurer to requ Wot It a com- Pllnnce witli the provision of this Act before Issuing a license for such company to do business In this State. Any tire insurance company now doini business in this State shall be allowed until October 1st, 1909, to comply with the provision, of this Act; and upon their failure to comply with the provision, of this Act on or before that time, It .hall be the duty of the State Treasurer of the State to revoke Its license to do bustneu In Florida, and It shall be unlawful for It thereafter to do business in this State until licensed a. provided by law. Approved June 8th, 1909. CHAPTER 5890 (No. 21). AN ACT to Amend Section 2758 of the General Statutes of the State of Florida, Providing for the Amount and Par Value of the Capital Stoik. of Insurant Companies. Be it Enacted tiy the Legislature of the State of Florida: Section 1. That Section 2756 of the Gen eral Statute, of the State of Florida be, and the same Is hereby, amended to read as follows: .'706 CJ.'16) Amount and Par Value. The capital stock of an Insurance com- any Incorporatea in tnis stale snau not ,e i,.s, than flftv thousand dollars, to be llvided into shares of not less than ten dollar, each, nor more than one hunddred dollar, each, payable In lawful money Ot the United States. Sec. 2. All laws and parts of law. In conflict with this Act be, and the same are hereby, repealed. Approveu June 7, 1909. CHAPTER 6891 (Nb. 22). AN ACT Amending Section 2674 of th. General Statutes of the Btate of Flor ida, Providing for the Method of Re duction of the Capital Stock of Corpor ations for Profit. Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: Section 1. That Section 2674 (214!), method of reduction be, and the same 1. hereby, amendeil so as to read as follow.: 2674 C149) Method of Reduction. Any corporation may be reduce It. capital atock, or reduce tne par value of tbj shares thereof, within the limits allowed by law, by a two-thirds vote of the stoat, In the same manner as Is provided for the Increase of capital stock, with the cer tificate of the State Comptroller endorse, upon the affidavit that, In his Judgment, the ability of the corporation to meet ll outstanding indebtedness and Uabtlltle will not be Impaired thereby. Sec. 2. All law. and parts of law. I conflict herewith be, and the same are hereby, repealed. Approved June 7, 1909. CHAPTER 5892 (No. 23).' AN ACT to Amend Section 2677 of toe Genernl Statute, of the State of Floriaa. Illative to the Issuing of Executloa Against Stockholders of Corporation Be It Enacted by the Legislature of tM State of Florida: Section 1. That Section 2677 of the Gen eral Statutes of the State of Florida, rela tive to the issuing of execution a4l'"I stockholders of corporations be amend9 so as to rend as follows: j. 2677 (21J May Issue Against Btwy holders. If any execution shall i8"! against the property or effects of iu corporation, nnd there cannot be founa whereon to levy, then such execution m be Issued, against any of the stockboia ers to an extent equaj. In amount fni ' much a. may remain Ainpald upon tr-ea suoscrlption to capital stock sad do further. Approved June t, 1909. CHAPTER 6893 (No. 24). AN ACT Requiting Railroad Companle. and Common Carriers to Furnish Sep arate Accommodations for the Separa tion of White and Colored PaMenje on Railroads, and Conferring Certain Power, on the Railroad Commissioners of the State of Florida In Relatie" Thereto. . lh. Be it Enacted try the Legislature of u State of Florida: , Section 1. All railroad companies no other common carters doing business this State shall provide equal separa" accommodation, for white 'M.l.ui passengers on railroads, and H w " ' and colored passengers occupying P. senger cars which re operated l Y' -State by any rallroa company or J'n" common oarrler are hereby requirea occupy the respective cars, or divisi of cars, provided for them, so that white passengers shall occupy only cars, or division, of cars, provki e white passengers, nd the colored , Ff'r engers only the cars, or division ' , provided for colored iiassengers: ; rolL ,,,r That no railroad slmll uce divid'd car. the separation of the races w'11"' ' , ... permission of the Railroad Cm'"' u uor anv car divided f;ir that P"'i' , which the division are nut p-no-"' Seo. 2. The llnlirmid tn','' " , the State of I i.i-iilH are h.-r.'1-y power and autlm.it y t- pi '-" r ' 1-.,' able rules ami reuulatioi.f r- ... separation ot lnf oi,d ce ! ei.ell in pasi'i'i'l't-r caia lie l.i S l'r ' '