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, Lngli . . " - fifty ... e of land or part thereof for the year In which such list or lists are made. Immediately unon the preparation of such lists the snid hoard shall cause to he nuhlished in a newspaper published in Tallahassee and in a newspaper published In Mi ami once a week for two weeks, a notice of the completion of such lists, and that the same can be examined at the office of the said board and that on a dav to he specified in said notice, heine not less than fifteen dav from the date nf the first publication thereof, the said board shall meet at the office of snid hoard and hear and determine all complaints in relation to the preparation of such lists bv the said board, and for that purpose thev mav ndiourn from time to time. Such lists shall be signed bv the chairman of the board and shall he attested bv the secretary under the seal of the said board. Such lists when completed shall be imme diately forwarded, by the board hv mail tot the tax assessors of the counties in which said drains ire district mav lie r snectivelv. A copv of each of such lists shall he retained bv the board, and the secretary shall endorse thereon the dnto when the original was forwarded to the tax assessor, and shall file such copy amontr the records of the office. Sec. o. Tt shall he the dutv of the tax assessor of each of thf several counties embraced in whole or in part within said district to receive such list and he shall enter upon the tax roll of the county of which he is the tax assessor the tax or arsessment shown bv said list to be assessed bv this act for such vear aeainst the lands described in said list: such fax or assessment shall he entered upon the tax roll in a separate column under the head of "Hrainnjre Taxes" opposite the name of the person or persons or corporation owninu such land, or their or its lecal representative, if the same has been returned by such owner or leeal representative of such owner for state and county taxes, or in case such land has not been returned bv the owner thereof, or his or their leiral representative, for state and county taxes, then opposite the word "Unknown in the manner provided by law for makinc up the tax roll for state and county taxes. The tax or assessment levied bv this act shall constitute a lien upon the lands so assessed as of the first dav of Tanuarv of each year in which the entries aforesaid are made in said tax rolls, which lien shall be su perior in dicnitv to all other liens unon said lands, except the Hen for state and countv taxes, to which it shall be in ferior or secondary. The tax assessor shall attach to said tax roll for the vear 1011 and subsequent vears a special warrant to the tax collector of such countv for the collection of said drainatre tax and such special warrant shall be signed bv the tax assessor and be the authority of the tax collector for the collection of said taxes. Such warrant shall b'e substantially in the following form: "Special warrant for collection of drainage taxes. State of Florida, to Tax Collector of the Countv of you are herehv commanded to collect out of the real. estate aeainst which drainage taxes are assessrd and set forth in this roll, and from the ncrso.is or corporations named therein, acainst whose lands drainaee taxes are assessed, the drainare tax set down in said roll opposite each name, corporation, or parcel of land therein described, and in case such drainaee tan is not paid on or Wore the first dav of April next vou are to collect the same bv levy and sale of the lands so assessed: and all sums collected for drainage taxes von are to nav to the Board of Commissioners of Everclades Drainatre District. Given under my hand and seal this day of .... A D. IP.. Assessor of Taxes Countv." Such warrant shall remain in full force until all the drainaee tares shown in said roll to he assessed shall he collected. Sec to. All drainare taxes or assessments le ted bv Hue net shall he oavahle on the first Mondav in Novomher of the vear for which the same are assessed, and the tax collector shall collect the same on or before the first dav of April followme. and if such tax shall not he paid on anv parcel, or parcels of land hv the person or corporation whose dutv .it is to pav the same on or before the first dav of Anrtl .m the vear foIWini that vear for whirh such assessment is mde. tl" tax collector shall advertise and sell such lands in the same manner as is now provided hv law for the sale of lands for the non-navmcnt of state and countv taxes. Provided, notice of the sale of said lands shall he (riven bv the tax coltertor hv publishing the snme once each week for two weeks in somr newspaper puhlihed in the countv to be designated bv the said board, or bv posting the same in three public places in such countv. one of which shall he the countv court house of such countv, at least fourteen davs prior to the date fixed for such sale. The newspaper charees for advertising shall be 10 cents per line nonpareil tvpe for the insertions for sirnrle column, hut there shall be no charce for. the head notice.. Tl tax collector is authorised to receive drainaee taxes and issue receipts therefor without requiring the navment of other taxes at the time of the pavment nf such drainaee. taxes. 5ec n coi-v of the newspaper contamtng the advertise ment 'shall he filed in the office of the clerk of the circuit court and one conv cnt to the Hoard of f nmm'".r,nr Kverelades Drainaee District. Tf notice of such sale be . erven bv oostinir a conv of the notice so posted, toeether with the affidavit of the tax collector to the postine of such notice, shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the circuit court, and a conv of such notice, ineether with such affidavit, shall he de livered to the aid hoard. All such sales shall commence on the first Mondav in Tune of each vear. and mav be continued from dav to dav. The advertisement shall be in suhstantiallv the same form as now provided hv law in the sale of lands for non-pavment of state and county taxes. Sec 12 On the dav decimated in the notice of sale at Tf o'clock a ' m.. the tax collector shall- commence the sale ot those lands on which the drainaee tax or assessment has riot heen paid as aforesaid, and shall continue the same frm dnv to dav until sn much of each parcel thereof shall be sold at shall he sufficient to nav the drainage tax or assessment, costs and charees thereon, and in rae there are no bidder! th whole tract shall he hid off bv the tax collector for the board of commissioners of F.vcrelades drainaee district, and the tax collector must offer all such lands as assessed. The land shall he struck off to the nerson who will nav tnx. costs and charees for the leat nortion of the land, and the portion thereof sold shall be taken from the southeast corner of such prrcel and described in a snunre form as near as mav be. ec 11 The tax collector shall require immediate navment bv anv person to whom anv parcel of such land mav he 'druc off and in all cases when the pavment is not made within one hour he mav declare the hid cancelled, and sell the land aeain on the same dav or the dav followme. and anv person so peelertinc or refiiinir to nav anv hd made hv him !"" rot be entitled after such neeVct to have anv hid made bv him received hv the tax collector durintr such sale. . Sec 14. At the sale aforesaid the tax collector shall tri ye to the purchaser a certificate of such sale, describing the lands nd he amount of dminneo taxes, cost and charees due there on. The certificate shall he substantially in the following form: STTF. OF FLORIDA, CountV f Office of Tax Collector. A. D.. io. . T. 7.7.'.".'.'.V.7.'.7.'-7 Tax Collector for th countv of in. Tie .TP. i ""i '"1'."" herehv certify that, pursuant to notice nuhlished as the law re-mired, T ofTcfed for sale at Public auction on this the driv of A. P.. io... at the court bouse i,, said countv. the lands hereinafter described in the manner prescribed bv law for the amount d;.e and unpaid for drainaee tax. costs and charees on s-n,l land, for the vear A. D. io... That said lands WCre knocked off and sold to for the sum of dollars, the same he- ine the amount of said unpaid drainaee tax rnts and oharee-. And that if tins rertificate is not redeemed on or before t,ie first dav of December next after the date hereof, with interest therenn at tlte rate of 2 per cent, per month from Apr- ist nf the present vear. the lioMer thereof or his assjens will entitled to rereire a deed of conveyance of such lands in ac cordance with law. Said lands are described as follows, tn-wit - located in countv. state of Florida. . . . rt. Witness mv hand at tn.s day oi A. D. to.. Tax Collector 220.127.116.11 Countv." Sec. Immediately after anv saie mr ine " n-i.,-v, lc , t rn,. executed bv the said board to y A shall be siened hv the members nf til-, Tlni,' hv the sccretarv with the seal nf said hoard "d 'hall ?W in the erantee nf such deed the fee simple estate to sucn Ws free from all lien, nf nnv charter except such lin v"xi.t fnr rtate Hurt. ennntv tare, "-f ,W,1 t,ilt h" inrontetihte. The proceed, nf the "J" of land, .hall he applied hV the .aid hoard in the mvment nf hnnd. and other indphtedpe.. incurred """"'",', j" ' -t .1.:. : fhe pppetnipttnn. eprapleiinn ami aintenance nf the wnrle. aiithorired hv thu net. c. it Anv tar eertifloate lulled tinder xne nnvwuj thi. art mav he redeemed hv the nwner.nf d "' ered hv the eertifirate, or nnv nerson cbimine fn he the. nnner thereof, or hi. aecnt or nttornev. hv pavnie tn th clerk or the eim.it ennrt 'f' S Pn or netore me pr.T nav in i . - ..m.. . , - - . such certificate the amount of drainaee tax due thereon for ch vear. and all co.t. and charce. TO cate. and interest on .aid amounts from the first dav of April, preceding such sale, at the rate of c"r"i nnv,ded the event any certificate is npt redeemed a. !,crt,,V,',J"Y'1;' nn or before the first dav of Deceniher fotlnwine th rtatr of such certificate, the holder thereof mav annlv tn th, clerk of said circuit court for a deed to said land, described in .aid certificate. The said clerk shall thereupon cause to he "uWisli; ed at the exnense of such anolicant in a newnaner n"ij n sa d countv once eacn wtr mr it.ui ".'Y t". , ',: such application for a Heed to, said land; and nf bis in' ntinn to ereeute such deed, and durine such time the owner of said lands, or anv one claimintr the owncrshm tnerent. or nis or attornev. mav redeem such certificate hv navine to said clerk the amount due for unpaid draipaee toe. rharKe, and crsts. and interest as aforesaid, and the publisher s charce for said notice, hut if at the expiration of the time fixed in said not ce for the makinir or ine neen. ami .j , ,t,. deemed as aforesaid, the said clerk shal "t' ' l, J l-.j -r :c.nt, enr tVtt, lands therein desennen. Mien incontestihle In Ihej -n ZSWS thereof for value. No nrnmdmm in e i of anv such bonds shall "7 rtis ct shall const.tute nuired bv this act . The JJ"5he id board and said Ev ?L,lOTlUndSr c T and"he holder, of an. bond , and - .1.. l i.sned nnrsuant to rne i'" '""", holder of, anv, aw or in euuiiv ... -."-i . .. renu red br mis ki,i """"J ',h-e rf"r.marn nerlis mentioned?n this act in relation anv iu me ' i; .i. -n.i the coupons thereot isMien ...-. mav either at Anv holder 01, nnv ti . mandamus enforce ana eouiiv . -..... .. ,, rcd br tnis act 01 i ik collection, enforcement ann bp.. cation of tl.e, taxes tor ...e .... the said bonds. Cment thereof. Provided, bowev- i . .u.ii H rnn.triiea er. that, no ohlifatior i autboriwd W P " Vhe obitaation of he as an ol.licat.on nt u..-. drainaee district herein created treasurer or his ainaee district nere... , ,he sti,te treasurer or tin Sec. 2j. It shall be the dutv 01 ...c k-u-Jn, to th. successor in offiee. as c iistotii an ,.i . drainaee district, said hoard of commissioners and to the imvast bv this out of the proceeds of the raxc, ssion beloneinu act and out ot any oiner ... . district, which monevaJ to the said pnarn or ... .. j t anlt ar,propnatea tor m far as necessary are nerenv " ' , .1,, interest the plllose ot nnJvM'J.""V shall fall due and at the raVndj athe satnyhan .v n.'l reotand' ,e sh. .Hetand there s be, eated a sink.ne fund W, f'T- .ri and nav into A Konds. and the sain nnaru . "V - , ;.a .a a1?Ja'; .fr.?.,:.,i?i,',f n-.wnrvT,. provided, and when completed' J. uM same o ii.c ....htg 01 countv oommist ;Z z sna inspect such work toeether with iff l Hi.i.ii.vc ...r nine ..etnre una pavment !n th ti actor, and the renort of said wart J' I hi proval of the. work hv the board of cn 'iftl,! . i.c nam ti.K.i.r-ci niMii up entered unnn .C 1,1 hoard of countv commissioners P.ovla.j .f m'nni countv commissioners mav a...:.. ' that tk. - . .. . , .in. ine ti.n worn, tt mey tninK proper to rlo , ;7"" stallments on said work of not to exrn a oavrpe value of the work so done, to he certified 1 H ft charee. renortine to the hoard of ro,,nt "I engineer shall he annointed l,v said rc-mmST11""""! approval of the hoard of county cnmS'"" S'H tiee. r. 1 nat aeetinn os of the eener.i . of Florida be and the same is herX Zll'" " ' Sec. os. Committee to 'iew T.anrls an t.i . ff said ditch, drain or canal. b he, S'J 1 -:i..C f,,nd annually out of si.cn ..-v'.-f.. . - , per cent. shall not be apnropnatea 10 any im ""l 11 . i- .... imposed bv this act. .and tiie ,m0unt of bonds inkine fund for the payment of the ..id distr ct. at least outstandine. The said nr.nrina ... b.hu .,..- -.. , purpose than, that, herein specipen . . d nnd empwered 2,. ine sail , ,, ,Mrg fund created bv Sec. n invest the moneys he oneine i" .-. nf .:, ,-t. or this act in bonds L, i' "T'; ne of any state nf the United ip I'lPit." . mnntnnal eornora- deed shall be in substantially the same form a. 5 for tax deeds, and shall vest n the erantee the fee simnle .:. . . ;j land there n described free from all liens exceni lr the state apd county taxes. Ttefore heine entitled to "ceivj. ,ch deed the erantee ramed therein, or his aeent or "ttornev lall nav to the clerk of said court all fees and charees that re nnw renuired to be paid npnn the apnlicatipn for a tax said of drainaee taxes, the tax collector n.ni ..... ... triplicate of all the lands sold for such taxes, shpwine tl.e Se of the sale, the number of each certificate the name the owner as shown on the tax roll, a ,!e"'n"t" ' land sold, the name of the purchaser and tl.e amount tor which w e was made, and the tax collector shall append to each of .aid lists a certificate settioe forth the fact that sue . . 1 ,;r.fl ..im. forth the fact that sucn s-ile was p.ane in accoritance Willi law. . .ne ... r-.i. 1. .1-, be forwarded to the hoard of commissioners of everelades drainaee district at Tallahassee Florida One shall be re tained hv the tax collector, and the third list filed in the office nf the clerk of ,,c circuit court, who shall enter the same in a bonk to he provided bv tl.e said hoard for that purpose, apd ti e clerk shall receive the same fee for such record as rs pa 1 for other recording every five fieures. to he counted as one word such fees to he paid bv the said board. Such book shall he substantially in the followme form: "Tands sold for drainaee taxes in ... Florida, on the day of ape taxes of the year to.. 10. countv. for the drain- No. Certificate Amt. sold for 1 Description of ; land Name of o'.v.er of tax roll Purchaser 11 v whom redeemed To whom deeded When cilccnied Anlt. paid Hate of deed Tl.e tax assessor and tax collector shall each receive as. com pel saliiui for ihe duliea required of them by tl.e provisions ,f t l is act a commissi,.,, of one-half of 1 per cent, upon the a no int of drainage taxes assessed and collected within their rc-..ecl.ve counties, and the tax collector in addition to such f.es shall he entitled to n cents for each certificate of sale made bv him under the provisions of this act, and 1 per cent, "n mi-sio" nn tl.e amount of each, delinquent tax when. actual sale is "made. All fees and commissions provided for in this act shall he paid by the said board. ,6 When land is Did olf by the tax collec or for the said board the tax certificate shall be issued bv the tax col lector in the name of the board ot commissioners of ever Blades drainaee .l.strict. and if the land is not redeemed on or before the first dav of December next followme. the title to the same shall immediately vest in. the said b,rd witlio.it the i-sine of anv dcd as provided in other cases, and he ceflifieate. held hv the said hoard shall be evidence of the tide of the "aid board. The said board may sell and convey the said lands bv deed at the best price obtainable therefor provided such price shall not be less than the amount of all Sramaee taxes upon said lands wh.ch shall have become due and payable pursuant to tl.e provisions of this act prior to ?uch sale" and provided further that no ,sueh. lands shall be so d bv the said board uotil four weeks' notice of the said board's intention to make such sale shall have been published once each week in a newspaper published in the countv in which such lands lie, and if there he no newspaper published to iuch wunt. then auch notice shall be oubluhed as aforesaid for th- siite and countv taxes, before heine entitled to receiv, such shall rtir MM" icuMiii.i 'V.J t. 1 1J inmrl ctnt deed in cases wrier ,anos nave ith m and county taxes. Whenever anv tax certificate is returned m deed issued thereon, the clerk shall enter such fact n the bonk hereinbefore renuired to be kent bvhirn. onnosite the tiumhct of such certificate, and shall enter the date when redeemed or the date when deed was executed, and bv whom reneemert or to whom deeded and the amount na ,d on 8VJh. Tef,1T,.T;fInnrt the certificate so redeemed is held bv the said board, the clerk shall transmit to such board the amount naid on the "'JM"J of such certificate. nnd said board sball forward to the cl erk said certificate for cancellation, if such certificate is held tiv an individual or cornoration. the paid clerk shall nav such s"m received for the redemntion of such certificate to the holnei thnreof hie aeent or attornev. iinon the delivery of such cer tificate to the clerk, who shall cancel the same.. Sec iR The said board is hereby authorised and emnnwereft in order to provide for the work described bv this act tn In ncrfnrmed. to borrow money temporarily from time to tim r-'or a period not exceeding one year at anv one time, and to issue its promissory notes therefor, upon such terms and al such rates of interest as the said board mav deem advisable Anv notes so issued mav be paid out of the proceeds ot the bonds authorised to be issued bv this act. . ec to The hoard of commissioners of evcreladcs rtrainace district i herehv authorised and empowered to borrow nrnticv on permanent loans and incur obligations from time to time on such terms and at such rates of interest as it may deem nroner. not erceedinr ner cent., fnr the piirnose of raisino funds to continue and prosecute to final completion the rnn.il. drains, dikes. Hams, locks and reservoirs now in nroces of construction in the territory embraced in said district, and tf build and construct such other canals, drains, dikes, dams, locks reservoirs and other works as t "aid board mav rteem advanfaceous to the territory embraced in said drainaee dis trict and to nav the exnenses incident to such work and all exnenses necessarv or needful to he incurred in rarrvme r t,: -.f An1 the lietter to enan'e the hoard to borrow the money necessary to carrv out the purposes aforesaid, the said hoard is herehv authored and empowered to issue in the corporate name of sa'd hoard flMrPIt,!yileL rn"nnn bonds of said I'.verelacies i irainatre lusinn. innmni. nnt , that the total amount of bnnds so issued and outstandjruy shall not at anv time exceed $6,000,000 principal, and provided fur ther that the amount issued bv said board in any fiscal vear 'surh fiscal vear heine deemed to end on the 11st dav ol Pecemher in each vear, including the vear iqi.i) shall not exceed the sum of $1.00.000. Sec so The bonds to be issued by authority of this act shall be in denominations of $1,000. or such smaller denomina tions, but not less than S100. as the said board may determine. Said bonds shall bear interest at a rate to be fixed bv said Soard not execedine 6 per cent, per annum, which interest shall be payable semi-annually in pold coin or its enmvnlent in lawful monev of the United States, at the office of the state treasurer of the state of Florida, or if the said hoard shal deem it expedient, at the office of said state treasurer and at such other place as shall he designated bv the said hoard, at the onthn of the holder, the place of pavment heme speci fied in the said bonds and in the coupons attached thereto. The principal of said bonds shall be made pavable to bearer in Md coin or its equivalent in lawful monev of the Lmted States at such periods of time or dates not exceeding thirtv vears from the date of Issuine the same, as the satd hoard shalll determine, and it mav in the discretion of said hoard be provided that at anv time after such date as shall he fixed bv the said hoard, the said bonds mav be redeemed at the option of the said board or their successors in "fhVjv such re demption tn he made in the manner specified in tins act. T the rieht shall be reserved to redeem the said bonds before maturity, it shall he provided in each bond so issued that if it shall he called for redemption hefore maturitv. notice thereof in writine shall he eiven bv the said hoard to the state treas urer and to anv bank at which the said bonds shall be made oavahle. at least ninetv davs hefore the time fixed for re demption, and in addition thereto, notice thereof shall be published by the said board in a newspaper published in Tal lahassee. Florida, and also in a newspaper published in the ritv of New York, state of New York oncea week for six successive weeks, heeinnine not less than ninetv davs next prior to the date fixed for redemption, and if anv bond so issued subject to redemption before maturity shall not be pre sented when called for redemption, it shall cease to hear interest from and after the date so fixed for redemption. The said board is herehv authorized to sell and negotiate such bonds in anv market at the best price obtainable therefor. Sec 21. The bonds authorised bv this net to be issued. shaM be sinned bv each member of the said hoard and a'tV jV the secretary under the seal of the said hoard. Sa-d bonds 1 11 l : ..,.h frn-m ic clnll be nreccrihed hv the said hoard. shall recite that thev are issued under the authority of thi act which shall be referred to bv number of chanter and date of approval, and shall nledce the faith and credit ot tne nnarn of commissioners of the everclades drainaee district for tje otompt pavment of the nrincipal and interest thereof The said UnnAe ehf.11 be numbered consecutively in the order nt their is- suance Interest coupons shall he attached to the said bonds and the said coupons shall he consecutively numbered, speci f,.; .I,- ..mler of the hond to which thev are attached, and shall he attested bv the lithneranhed or eneraved fac similie sienatnre of the secretary if said hoard ami ot 'he fMi-.rt"--..,.t, ntliAe member nf aiit board s said board shall dee- ienate. Said bonds shall he recorded hv the secrefarv of the : Knot to be kent fnr that purpose. When the said board has caused anv bonds issued under this act to be pre pared, siened and sealed in the manner prescribed herein, the said bonds shall be submitted to the attornev pen era 1 of the ent. KirtrJla. whereupon it shall be the dutv of the attornev eeneral to carefully examine the said bonds in connection with the fnrts and constitution and the provisions of this statute. and if as a result of such examination, the attorney ceneral shall find that such bonds are issued in conformity with the constitution and in conformity with this statute, and that tl.a.. ne-n hJnrliyKT fin A valid oblieations uoon the said hoard and the said everclades drainaee district, he shall officially so certify on each rf the said nnnns as tonnws; "Th TvitbJn bond evamined and certified to be reenlarlv sued and a valid ohlieation of the Hoard of Commissioners of F.verirladcs Prainaee District. W'liioh -rtifiente shrill he siened hv the attorney ecnera shall he admitted and received in evidence as proof of the validity of such hinds with the coupons thereto attached, and no rlefence shall he offered aeainst anv bonds 0 certified nnw tictinn or proreedine except foreerv. After the said bonds shall have been executed and sealed and reeistered and approved hv the attorney ceneral as herein provided, thev shall K delivered to the stale treasurer, who shall eive h receipt tn the nid board therefor, and the state treasurer shaM enter in a bonk to be kent bv him, the number of each bond, il rnt of interest the time it hecomee due. the date of sale the person to whom sold, and his pofoffice address. The state treasurer shall horq sain nonns and ne tne icea 1 cusmnn thereof nnd shall deliver the came to the purchasers upon re olutiop of the said board dnlv recorded in the minutes of said board Tn case anv of the officers whose signatures, counter citmntiires and certificates anrear upon the said bonds ami coupons, sha'1 cease to be such officer hefore the delivery of such bonds to the purchaser, such siemture nr connter-ciena ture and certificate hall nevertheless be valid and sufficient for all purposes the same n if thev had remained in office un tJt the Heliverw of the bonds Sec. 22. Whenever the owner of anv coupon bond issued pursuant to the provisions of this art shall present such bond and all imnaid coupons thereof to the state treasurer of the ctnte of Flnrida with a request for the conversion of such bond into a reeistered bond, such state treasurer shall cut off and cancel the coupons of anv such coitnop honn so presented and shall stamp, print or write unon such coupon bond eo ore. center!, either upon the hack or tne face thereof as mav he con venient. a statement to the effect that std bond is ree'stereo in the name of the owner and hat thereafter the interest and nrineinal nf the said bond are pavable to the reeistered owner, Thereafter and from time to time anv such hond mav be transferred bv such reeistered owner in nerson or hv attorney dulv authorised on presentation of surh bond to the state trea. urer and the bond aeain ree-'stered as before, a S'mitar state ment heine stamped, minted or written thereon. Such state. ment stamned. printed or written unon any such bond mav he in substantially the. followme form: "C Date, crivinc month, vear and da "Thi bond !s reeistered pursuant to the statutes in such : case made and provided in the name of fhere insert name of owner), and the interest and principal hereof are hereafter . payable to such owner. m "State Treasurer.' ! Tf nnv bond shall have been reeistered as aforesaid, the principal and interest of such bond eball be pavab'e to the ; reci'-tered owner. The state treasurer shall enter in the reeite nf ciiA hond kent nv him pursuant to the Provisions of thi' 1 -.ft or in eenarate book, the fact of the reeitration of such bonds, and in whose name respectively, so that said reeister or bonk shall at all times show what bonds are reeistered and he tnme of the registered owner thereof. See it. ltus act sha l without reierence to anv other act o1 the lreislature of Florida, be full authority for the issuance nd sale of the bonds in this act authorised, which bonds shall hnve all the onftlitte nf Tieeotiahle naper under the law mer. ohon -in-chill not k invalid fnr nnv irretrtilaritw or defect in the proceed inm far the issue and sale thereof, and shall be 1 j. r u in POPUS I I "I " t ., n.,nt States, and in tne nnn is . t -- M d f COuntv tion in the state of JJt;nJhlJh Tt the time of such in vesAnenf'M K ? Minn , nf at least to the Federal census mm the bonds so pur- emnnwrrfd fnr the piirnnje ni ' . ......rv tn nrn- fPl hr Tnv-tS nnH tn reinve.t the nrnceeds thereof ntroucr countersieue'i uv nc !f?SdWheJ tin sntrt drainaee niMiin 1.. ,.r,nn the order of the com - ...in.'i. Un tnno ni sniu mhi mm ji lettinv th contract therefor th "j-j ' -1.-11 t.Jj '""immef heremv- viuru lur Bimii h-t ine i.ithiv in nP henefiterl k drain or canal, as shown by the petition an JI M tn the noarn ot countv rnmmuc nn .-j : "w construction is ascertained, thev sUn 5.Tr 'i dine and in proportion, as it sjnii hr hp-.e.j Vs drain or. canal, for all expenses ihat may tJ J? ' construct on of sa d d tch. drain or .1 charees, the expenses of the committee nn'rl enoii,l!,! MnrlAmnatinn nrnceedinfTQ. tne Af1,r .:.t. V"1" 31 1V,.T. : :':v::: " 1 meir Nimj amount ner acre nr annual mamtennnr nt canal, and shall file a report of the same with aIc tv commissioners, who shall at onre cive no p. l?' in a newspa er punnshed in md countv, twn weeKs prior in me nexr ree i ar n..' at their next regular meetine hear mmnlaintt frl , or agents ot any lands attectcd. aeainst the .J power to equalize the assessment sn made'bnt or lower the total amount of tire assessment.:1 .d enmntitte After henn'ner t-i-tt 1.:!.- S !inii tb assessment, if they slnll c. then turn over to the tax asseor. tlie said instructions to enter the same as a lew unon thei- regmar tax assessment nomt. saiM nceement mi,! IIM MlinTlol Ill "nil. nM- ninn lnr j ceed thirtv vears aceordtne as it mav he nVrW the manner in which the same i to h levied, (J rninrn uv ine ikmmi u mum v r"Ti"Tiiinnfr rJ record, when the same is turned over tn tiie tan ss same shall be collected bv the tux tieCt0r in 1ikf ninrr ih" mic "M ' 1 1 P n S"f,nal ! G,.inS? in the ,t.te nf FWnK unnn snrh terrn nnd eon- rei.nnnr.le .mn nln nnnn 'ieh lrrm as tn weitritv hv jnoh Snn" Vv 1" tn raid hnnrd shnll deem Kroner, which wen- nedVhv wid 'hr.l nf rnmmiinner. of Everelade. DrainaK plr,-,., nr rf hnrd in vvlucii tne ain nnaru i. iicicuy au- r " 'n Ml drainare' work tn he done under the nrovKmns f' HiV art' the hnildine and rontnirtmi? nf ranal.. drain.. evee nike. reveirnenis ann r.-r....... ...... - - : ... l.il, in enntlriirtinn flnn m.linTrn.liu c i"ii lrnin u.ri. . , , r(,(.r,rn.t;on rlrnin. .nail ne nrrn ' i j: .ui k. e.erlt ee and benent nt me iann. in 'it... . - n under the nperviinn nf a rnnipetent ""inaee eneineer tn ,L .l,..,l t,.. sild I.Viard and nn mnnev 5hall he naid out ntJveeV Tiieh hoard "ntil such' work has heen insnected and annroved hv ,ifh encinrer r,.,t,de TlrainaTe Ve tt He n'Wirn "I rinmni-n'ii'in District is hereby au hnryr, any" Ulnd ' worl. o 3" haVefrctofnre been beenn tbes?M territory, and the said board shall he and is herehv vested with all the powers and duties conferred hv chanter wr nf h. 1t-e ot Flnr da. acts nf lone, anproveo mrv z7. ious h eh-nter cTno of the laws of Florida, acts of 1007. an- ' ' 'j ,0 nA hvr n act passed at the present ITce. f' the leoisiahire nnd entitled "An Act to Authorize the Hoard of Drainaee Commissioners to Tlorrow Monev and to Apnlv the Drainaee Tax Aessed TTPon T.ands in the Dra-nnee District to llie Kenavmrnr nr nir ... I'rovide for mts -eaipi ine n-.,,.,, ..; , siopers in Certain Cases," approved Ann! ro. ioil, unon the hoard of drainaee eommiscinners reterren to in sain statutes, and it shall he ami u nerenv n,rHr aid hoard of rommiioners of Fvere'ades Drainaee District to collect anv and all taxes fnr the vear tot2 ann orior i-emn heretofore levied and imnosed hv or piwuant to the said actsp chapters ci??. acts of tone, nnd c-no. acts of 1007. and to an- Plv the said taxes wnen pnnmrn in mr .-hhmi-ium. i-i r rks undertaken hv tne nramaee rtiimin " """" said acts and in the navment of the lawful contracts. Irbts and nblieatinps entered into anfi incurreo nv sucn nrain- te commiioners unrier saio acts, n'ninir in imv an n' lined shall he deemed to affect, ouahfv or limit the power of the trustees of the internal imnroyement fund or ot rne trusts noon wh'ch the said trustees hold lands within the nits of a'd 1- vereiades prmnaee 1 'irricT. Sec s. Whoever shall wilfully dami-nw ditch, onnl. ain levee reservoir nr other worhs etih'ihed or constriict under this act. or that mav have heen heretofore constructed within the territory embraced in said district, or t shall till obstruct the flow ot water in any canal, n-'en. n" '" terwav. or shall remove anv earin. ftone or mruenm irnmmj hanVe of anv canal, drain or ditch without first having obtained nermissinn in writing fmm said hoard to remove sucn mareriai. hall he deemed eui'tv of a misdemeanor anrl unon conviction hall he fined a sum not evceedie or he imprisoned in the county i-i1 pot loneer than ix months. Sec. 20. No action. utt nr proceedipi snau ne hrotinr to contest, set aside, review, or en-nm the collection of anv tax levied under the nroviinns of th- net. un'es such s.iit. iction or proceerline shall h hce'in wifiun iwentv navs niter he final comnVtion and nuthentlnt-on of the assessment roM n the nwnncr hereinbefore nro,-'iled Sec. "n Anv clause or section of this act which for anv easnn mav h'e declared invalid mav he eliminated from this act and the remalnine portion or portions thereof shall he nd remain in force and vand ns if ench invalid clause or sec tion had po been incnrnorted therein. Sec. 1 t. This act a11 take ettcct immcdiateiv upon its an- nroval hv the enyernor. Approved June 6th. ion. CTT VPTF.R nt57. KO. .7. An Act to Amend Sections 010, o?i, OS 2, osi, 0S4. osfi. qs and 060 of the denerai statutes ot the tate of Florida, Providine for Drains or Canals, and Their Main tenance hv Counties, and tn Provide for the Irving of As sessments fnr Construction and Maintenance and the Is suance of Tlonds to Pav for the Construction and Inciden tal Cost and th Manner of Obtaining Release From the T.evy of Such Drains. Be It Enacted v the Legislature of the State of Flordxa: Section That section oen of the ceneral statutes of the state of Florida be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Sec. 050. Public Ditch. Drain or Canal. Whenever it shall hp deemed necessary or expedient, for the benefit of anv lands that are low, wet. submerged or liable to hecome submerged. establish a nuhnc ditch, drain or canal in anv ot the coun ties of this state by a maioritv of those owning the lands through which such proposed ditch, drain or canal shall run. or hv those owninc the ercater part of lands throueh which such proposed ditch, drain or canal shall run. and by a ma ioritv of those owning the greater part of tilt , lands conMeuouH thereto, that are benefited bv such ditch, drain or can" I: the maioritv of those owning such lands, or those ownine, the e'eater part of such lands as aforesaid, shall present a Petition to the countv commissioners of the countv in which such ditch, drain or canal is to he located, with a plat of the said lands, showing the general course of such proposed ditch, drain or canal, setting forth the cause for the same, its length and the lands to be benefited thereby. 1'pon filing such petition and plat with the countv cnmrrmsi'incrs, thev shall lav the same over until the next regular meetine and give notice by publi cation for three weeks, in some newspaper published m the countv. of the date when thev will consider said petition, cit- ine all persons who may be interested to appear and present anv reason why such petition should not he granted. Sec. 2. That section osi of the general statutes of the state of Florida be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Sec. oi. Powers of Countv Commissioners, in Reference. Thereto. Should the county commissioners, when the said petition has been considered., deem it imnrooer to grant the same, it shall then be denied, but should thev deem it proper to grant the same, thev haM then enter an order of record that the said petition he granted. Sec. r That section os? of the general statutes of the state nf Florida, be and the same is herehv amended so as to read as follows: tSec. o?r. County Commissioners to Appoint Committee. When the countv commissioners shall order that such ditch, drain or canal, shall he established, thev shall aopoint a com mittee nf three disinterested freeholders whn are eiti7en rf the countv, who shall have power to employ a surveyor ind shall cause an accurate survev to be made of the proposed ditch, drain or canal, and shall establish the commencement, route and terminus of said ditch, drain or canal, the width, length and depth thereof, and shall make and present to the county commissioners at their next regular meeting, or at a meeting as soon thereafter as practical, plans, specifications arid profiles fnr said construction, toeether with an estimate of the approximate cost of said ditch, drain or canal, and the annual cost of its maintenapce. and upon this report of the said committee, tiie hoard of countv commissioners shall ad vertise once a week for three weeks, in a newspaper puhlishe I in the said countv. for bids for the construction of said ditch, drain or canal, and the same shall he given to the lowest ie sponsihle bidder: provided, the board of countv commissioners mav. if they deem it for the best interest of all concerned, reiect all bid.: and in case said bids are reiected thev may advertie fnr further bids. Whenever the survey, for anv pro nosed ditch, drain or canal, shall run through he lands of anyone who shall obiect thereto, the hoard of countv commis sioners mav Proceed to condemn the right-of-wav for such ddch drain nr canal, and nav therefor out of the fuods aris ing from the lew and assessments hereinafter provided for. t t-V i e',ir,,1 "" f the general statutes of the state of Honda he and the same is hereby amended so w to read as follows: See. 051. Pond Renuired Tt-fore Letting Contract. Hefore letting contract for the construction of any such ditch, drain or eanal. the board of county commissioners shall renuire the contractor to give n good and sufficient bond. pavahV Kt the governor of the state of Florida, for the construction nnd completion of said work, according to plans nnd specifications ana the terms and provisions of the contract. navment of the indebtedness inc-irrM j ( annual maintenance of said ditch, drain nr canal ec. 7. 1 nai section 050 nt ne ecnfral it state of Florida be and the same i hereby amoidJ See. o6. Assessments. After the sneHnl do- has heen constituted and the asseniente nave btd fvied ov tne nnarn nr rminiv enmm dinner) awarding the contract for the construction nf )nT drain or canal, the board of countv nimmiinrimi as practicable, issue and sell special drainaee rii for the total amount of such nement. SiH bear interest not to exceed 6 ner rent, ner snr terest bearing counnns attached therein, anrl h' in denominations of $500 or ?t.o"-. vhichever tr determine. The board of countv r-"nmiinnfrs K and selling Such bonds, and in d;-h'irir!ff the nriv. act in substantial conformity with the nrm-isin rf stattites of the state of Florida. a-nlirnMp tn th sale of bonds for the purpose of cinitnichne h hiehwavs or public buildings; with the errention 1 for the pavment of interest and 'o provide a i for the pavment of the honds s' :i'' hp awen 1 onlv upon the taxable propertv wthin the bonn': special drainage district. See. !. That section os of the rcnml sfaMn of Florida be and the same is herehv amended v Sec. 05R. Comnensation of rn"vttrf The fi nointed bv the county commission' -; for the mmvf shall receive compensation for their services a r unon. Provided, thev shall not V rntd more than for time actually spent bv each i-in. Sec. 0 That section ofio of the ceneral Ms: state of Florida be and the same i hereby amer read as follows: Sec. 060. That lateral drams nnv he etahh fnain ditches, drains or r-im'e. S'ich ilraina nr canal mav he made a u.vt nf the orir survey of such main ditch, drain or canal. the original netttion therefor, nr niv he eW manner tinder the nrovision of tH-nrt. at anv 1 comnletion of such main ditch. dr:"n pr canal. Sec. 10 Whenever anv spcciV ripi-we re constituted and snecial drainaee he-Ms i-iM to countv commissioners, as provided in . P11 act th d.,tw nf the board of countv c -ininuifine nnallv. the taxes upon all real and eoiial wwej telegraphs and telephone lines owned or I rwi-il drain a it district, to realise a sum tfinM interest unon said bonds as it mav hrrnrre due r..-,J fnr the nivmctlt of ll,rt nrtPCinal ...r;tH nf !ime which s-ii ' sir-Vir-p find vided Kv resolution' of the hoard f eonntv cmpM fore issuing nnv of said bonds w'M.-h MH t such lien shall be prior in dienitv t.t ill rtfien, Q." t Chonld there remain nrv ( tl'f nrw of said snecin' drainaee district h -h nfer r; construction of the improvements br wli ' issued, such iirp'n shall he he , and naid out bv them, unon the n-'er of t"e commissioners, for the renair al ditches, drains or canals within cn in See. t 2 . That anv nersnn ow-nm,- 1 -r l- wt t,l accessed an ntt his n- "f'tv sH nNf therefrom, from the board of co;.i same shall be entered unon t'e r-.-r commissioners, and the board of cv struct the tax assessor to thereat released, from further aseccmc" f Sep. it. Unon the net. tion -m of the owners of a maioritv of th1 drains already constructed and e-t tnis sttp. inr rmunv i.mm..i . .1 k1tA f v cerint issued ncT."et "UCh " lj. 1 " -.-.A u the cc anl nr rrrtianc- with thf hnMrr. tWof. ri" ; I IV nni) lowrr tlir nnniral ascssmpiit m ntrnMance tin. the hop!, mav run. Scr. 1.4. That all law. and ir. herehv rennVft. hilt tine art n"aHni or ennflictinfl. with r'--r . - the nrcsi-nt F'n ot V'rVi Immtdiv naare anil annroval hv thf enverp-r. Approvrd Tune 7th. mn. tv i-nmrni" .rtv "1 rrn nf 1' CHAPTER fj . . . . . - .1,.. rr.iiii.n. ' NO. a. An Act Jterauiw '.' , i. , r Maintrnance of i?1I' l1'' claiMine arid, Protectiof SL PJ, or iJinri. Minien io. "jr. hi for Sanitarv or ABriciiltnral I , h f Afav he Conducive to the r u' J f, bv Xrre. or of Public ,J.,.J,4,r, P hmti of'Such Prainaee Wrfc.J Thereof; to Provide for the 1 ' . - v ,,, Property In SM ni - , ; nUlrift!: ance of Bonds bv .Sue h l';a " , i c.l. nn nrp Districts ru'l ' ' ,n Mtcn lirainaire - ; . T.anrfs nnd ITopenv as i"- Its Purooses. Be II Enacted hv the I.nislrt '' Section l. The. Tfoard of Vm stale, or a maioritv.. either in nu holders of anv continuous hoili ot or lands suhieet tc .overflow s lua" in this stale, mav form. a J"'JC' ...k lanHo reclaimed ami 'r water, for sanuarv ' : thf SMI, - or in f ,1 pr ovti -i ntip or rid '' rli'.l (ran- mav he conducive to the rnihl'C. or of public ulililv or .heneh'. I" , for that purpose the said hoar. , ...mveriP' '..ipi or nice cmaj 1 3 a maioritv ot me ownen.. :- . . -aereatre of said lands mav make a (1 in shall be stated: the name of t.ie i . and the number of vears J1 1 ' ,iu,rirl: ttif darv lines of the proposed ' "" .r.,, ,Mrf' as known, and the last knon !- . , ,.', e i AtT,aP nronprlv m sain . A.,r. eral descrinlion of the lands an. it nr acres owned hv each: when trie . . nrnprrt, i the owner of anv said lands or .' ; M .,. fact shall he set out in said I petit .,,,; aA I state that the owners of the la t ,rP iltin.J tv or taxtV l-nds t". r; ! rna:ataia''' trrl 'he rff"1 ,t;.ri.-t. "' lie em" lilt- . , . names are snpscrinen ,' ,i i lijrate and bind the ands mvnr i nosed drainaee district to pav I' e assessed aeainst their respective of oreanirine and of makine ments that mav he n'cewa" " c lands, so formed Into a dn-nace protect the me from the. enc' i shall contain a pravrr. .- , r ,i eny-i- b, declared a draipaee .distn. t u . H ,,, said petition mav he. siened I I" ' r w ,u sioners. or bv a maioritv ot r n ,,rl .-aioritv of. the acreaee o ? said la ,r, f i i-.u .M commissioners ap'i of hv both said commissioners and ' ,,,,11 to S tnerimlitZ-t of & 3h UnH. or" the ereater part tuerc;;; C-,. Tmmediflte''' after " ... ,.n ft! the el'erfc in whose office the , OTM? 3 tice bv eausinr nublicntion J" .on.e..i;t week in some new , in which lands and other rtj; ' nntu are situate, ann said nonce lowins form: NOTICE -l,r.v pi interest , ni perm " "cm,rt ,l,e - ,p ,fC, flic j- Notice Is herehv eiven to all rw-n in descrihed larias " tHcre He-cribe the .nropertv that a petition asKin. a drainaee ditr,ct under nere inserr "-. fl.d in th s othce. an.i .. . feeted bv the formation or f v,r i. . for tne n' v .-....ne orniration and makine rrrbpf that mav be necessary to a jec each ' J ircl"ded in such district an J a , r,i . annenr on the 1rV u,- heen P' S, iwentv dav, ?''" 'id'ac't ' 'Z week, aa renuired bv sairl a" . e circuit court of ; j; JTVl as set ,?r"'J( ibl Ke. whr said drainaee district a nU ol "J not be oreanizca s - ida. To Talk About mucous surfaces. Th nrfoV .ki tiRtliin of the two lii(tr.iients Is what ! produces Buch wnmifnl rBnit. in '. curing Catarrh. Send for testimonials PALATKA, FLORIDA