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CHAPTER 147.

AN ACT for the relief of Maggie Pribble.

Preamble.

WHEREAS, On the thirty-first day of January, 1885, Maggie Pribble while in the employ of the state of Nebraska met with an accident, by means of which the said Maggie Pribble was maimed for life and her health permanently broken, and the said Maggie Pribble was damaged in the sum of two thousand dollars; and

WHEREAS, Said accident was caused by the negligent use of machinery by the superiors of said Maggie Pribble in the employ of the state; there

fore,

Appropriation.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Ne

braska: SECTION 1. That there is hereby appropriated out of any money in the treasury of the State of Nebraska, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of two thousand dollars for the payment of said claim for damages.

Sec. 2. The auditor of public accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the state treasury for the sum of two thousand dollars in favor of the said Maggie Pribble, for the payment of said claim.

Approved March 31, 1887.

Payment of claim.

CHAPTER 148.

AN ACT for the relief of the city of Beatrice.

WHEREAS, The city of Beatrice did, on the Preamble. 14th day of March 1886, issue city bonds for the erection of waterworks for said city, in the sum of eighty thousand (80,000) dollars, and

WHEREAS, The auditor of the state of Nebraska, did exact from said city the payment of two hundred ($200) dollars as registration fee for registering said bonds, and

WHEREAS, The attorney general of Nebraska, and the supreme court of said state has since decided that no registration fee can be legally exacted from cities for the registration of their bonds, and said bonds must be registered by the auditor without any registration fee; therefore Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Ne

braska: SECTION 1. That there is hereby appropriated Appropriation. out of the general fund of the state the sum of two hundred ($200) dollars for the said city of Beatrice.

SEC. 2. The auditor of the state is hereby Warrant authorized to draw his warrant on the state treasurer for said amount in favor of said city of Beatrice.

Approved March 31, 1887.

authorized

CHAPTER 149.

AN ACT for the relief of Edgar D. Everett.

Preamble.

WHEREAS, On the 20th day of March, 1886, Edgar D. Everett, while acting under the orders of the sheriff of Burt county, Nebraska, and assisting said sheriff to arrest one Wright, who had, the day previous, killed one H. C. Steadman, living near Lyons, in said Burt county, said Everett, in the performing said duties, was wounded by a ball from the pistol in the hands of the murderer Wright, by which the said Edgar D. Everett was injured and physically incapacitated for life, and was damaged in the sum of three thousand dollars;

WHEREAS, Said injury was caused at a time when said Everett was acting under the orders of the sheriff and in compliance with the laws of the state; Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Ne

braska: SECTION 1. That there is hereby appropriated out of any money in the treasury of the state of Nebraska, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of three thousand dollars for the payment of said claim for damages.

SEC. 2. The auditor of public accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the state treasurer for the sum of three thousand dollars in favor of the said Edgar D. Everett for the payment of said claim.

Approved March 31, 1887.

Appropriation
for the relief of
Edgar D.
Everett.

Warrant authorized.

CHAPTER 150.

AN ACT for the relief of John Lanham, contractor for the erection of

the chemical laboratory of the University of the State of Ne-
braska.

for the relief of John Lanham.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Ne

braska: SECTION 1. That the sum of ten thousand six Appropriation hundred and fifty ($10,650) dollars is hereby appropriated out of the state general fund, not otherwise appropriated, to John Lanham, contractor for the erection of the chemical laboratory of the University of Nebraska, for the balance due him on the contract and extra work on university and laboratory heating apparatus, for the erection of said laboratory building.

Approved March 31, 1887.

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WHEREAS, On the first day of November, 1870, Preamblo. one John Gillespie borrowed from the permanent school fund of this state four thousand ($4,000) dollars, and secured the same by a mortgage executed by himself and Sarah D. Gillespie, his wife, upon the south half of block number one hundred

and fifty-three (153) in the city of Lincoln, in said state; and also south half of the southwest quarter of section No. 31, in township No. 10, north of range No. 6, east in Lancaster county; and

WHEREAS, Said mortgage was foreclosed for non-payment and a decree rendered therein on November 6th, 1873, for the sum of five thousand and forty-two and forty one-hundredths dollars ($5,042.40) and one hundred and seventy-six and seventy-three one-hundredths dollars ($176.73) costs of suits being the amount remaining due thereon at the date last aforesaid; and

WHEREAS, The state thereafter paid, to redeem said property from tax sale, the sum of four thousand and five hundred and seventy-nine and sixty one-hundredths dollars ($4,597.60) so that the total amount of moneys expended thereon by the State, with interest thereon at the rate of ten per cent per annum to this date is sixteen thousand nine hundred and fifty-three and forty-eight onehundredths ($16,953.48) dollars; and

WHEREAS, The title of all said mortgaged property has been acquired by the state under a sale pursuant to said decree of foreclosure, and the state has sold lots numbered seven, eight, nine, eleven, and twelve, in said block, for the aggregate sum of seventeen thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars ($17,750) being a sum considerably in excess of the amount expended by the state, with interest thereon to date, as aforesaid. And also sold to said Sarah D. Gillespie lot ten in said block for the sum of five thousand ($5,000) dollars, upon a contract

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