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of the condition thereof; and thereupon, if such person or persons so notified shall not within ten days after notification destroy or treat the same in accordance with regulations and rules of said commission, a copy of which will be sent on application to any person, then said commission shall, through their officers, assistants or employees, destroy or treat all such trees, vines, shrubs, plants or grains. Whenever any such infestation shall exist at any place, within or on the property of any non-resident, or on any property, the owner or owners of which cannot be found within the county, after diligent search by the entomologist in charge or his deputies, or on the property of any owner or owners, upon which the notice aforesaid has been served, and who shall refuse or neglect to eradicate the same within the time specified, it shall be the duty of the state entomologist or his duly authorized deputy to cause said infestation to be at once removed, by eradicating or destroying said plant diseases or injurious insects, their eggs or larvæ. The necessary expense thereof shall be paid by the owner or owners of the real estate from which said infestation has been removed in pursuance of this act. The state entomologist or his deputy shall serve or cause to be served upon said owner or any one in possession and in charge of said real estate, a notice, stating the amount of said charge, and further stating that if said charge be not paid to the county treasurer of the county wherein said real estate is located within twenty days from the date of the service of said notice, that the same will become a lien upon said real estate. Copy of said notice, together with the proof of service, shall be at once filed with the county clerk, and if said amount is not paid within the time therein stated, said county clerk shall spread the same upon the tax-roll prepared by him and said amount shall become a lien against said real estate and be collected as other taxes are collected, and said real estate shall be sold for non-payment of said taxes the same as now or hereafter may be provided by law for sale of real estate for delinquent taxes. Should the owner of said real estate not pay said charges within the stated time, the same shall be presented to the board of county commissioners by the county clerk and by them allowed and paid out of the general fund of said county by the county treasurer, and when said amount is collected as taxes it shall be paid into the general fund of said county. The cost of eradication or treatment of such infestation, as above stated, shall be paid to the county treasurer, to whom the county clerk shall certify all amounts due as reported to him by the entomologist in charge. The county treasurer shall forward to the state treasurer on the first of each month all amounts thus received. These amounts shall be paid into the general fund of the Entomological Commission.

SEC. 2. To defray the expenses authorized by the provisions of this act, the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, viz.: The sum of five thousand dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1909, and the sum of two thousand dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1910, and two thousand dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1911; provided, that if upon the presentation of the facts by the Entomological Commission, it shall be found that any of said appropriation is unnecessary to be expended for the purposes of this act, then the unexpended balance shall be returned to the general fund; and provided further, that no portion of said appropriation shall be used for salary or compensation for any one who at the same time is drawing a salary from the state of Kansas; provided further, that any unexpended portion of the appropriation herein provided for any fiscal year is hereby reappropriated and made available for the next succeeding fiscal year.

SEC. 3. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with or in conflict with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

SEC. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the official state paper.

Approved March 2, 1909.
Published in official state paper March 4, 1909.

CHAPTER 28. STATE BOARD OF VETERINARY EXAMINERS-SALARIES

AND EXPENSES.

House bill No. 983. AN Act making appropriation for the payment of the salary of the sec

retary of the State Board of Veterinary Examiners, rent of office, traveling expenses of members of the board, clerk hire and incidental

expenses for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1910, and June 30, 1911. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

SECTION 1. That the following sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purposes and in the amounts hereinafter stated:

1910.

1911. Salary of secretary Board of Veterinary Examiners.

$180

$180 Rent of office.

120

120 1910.

1911. Traveling expenses of members of the board attending meetings

$100 $100 For incidental office expenses, postage and extra clerk hire.

100

100

$500 $500 SEC. 2. The auditor of state is hereby authorized to draw his warrants on the treasurer of state for the several sums and purposes specified in section 1 of this act upon the presentation of verified vouchers, duly itemized.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute-book.

Approved March 12, 1909.

CHAPTER 29.
PAYMENT OF INTEREST ON STATE BONDS.

Senate bill No. 330.
An Act making appropriation for the payment of interest on state bonds

for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1910, and June 30, 1911. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

SECTION 1. That the following sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the payment of interest on state bonds, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1910, twenty-two thousand five hundred dollars; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1911, twenty thousand eight hundred dollars.

SEC. 2. The auditor of state is hereby authorized to credit the treasurer of state with the amounts specified in section 1 of this act, or so much thereof as may be necessary, upon the surrender to him of the coupons detached from the bonds of the state of Kansas at the maturity of the coupons.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute-book.

Approved March 12, 1909.

CHAPTER 30.
CURRENT EXPENSES-PARSONS STATE HOSPITAL FOR

EPILEPTICS.

House bill No. 973.
AN Act making appropriations for the current expenses of the Parsons

State Hospital for Epileptics for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1910,
and June 30, 1911, and for special improvements for the fiscal years

ending June 30, 1910, and June 30, 1911. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

SECTION 1. That the following sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Parsons State Hospital for Epileptics, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1910, and June 30, 1911:

1910.

1911. Salaries and wages..

$32,500 $33,000 Maintenance and repairs.

55,000 57,500 All moneys paid to the treasurer of state from this institution, in accordance with section 3, chapter 482, Laws of 1903, and section 41, chapter 475, Laws of 1905, during the fiscal years 1909, 1910 and 1911, are hereby appropriated for the purpose provided in section 3, chapter 482, Laws of 1903.

SEC. 2. That the following sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1910, and June 30, 1911, for special improvements, and any balances left in these funds at the close of the fiscal year 1910 are hereby reappropriated for the fiscal year 1911:

1910.

1911. Shops and repairs, engineer's department..

$6,300 Laundry machinery. .

900 Cottage for men, and equipment..

18,000 SEC. 3. The auditor of state shall draw his warrants on the treasurer of state for the several sums and purposes specified in this act upon verified vouchers approved by the State Board of Control.

SEC. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute-book.

Approved March 10, 1909.

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CHAPTER 31.
CURRENT EXPENSES–KANSAS SCHOOL FOR FEEBLE-

MINDED YOUTH.

House bill No. 975. An Act making appropriations for the current expenses of the Kansas

School for Feeble-minded Youth, at Winfield, or by such name as may be properly designated by law, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1910, and June 30, 1911; and for special improvements for the fiscal year

ending June 30, 1910, and fixing the salary of the superintendent. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas :

SECTION 1. That the following sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Kansas School for Feeble-minded Youth, at Winfield, or by such name as may be properly designated by law, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1910, and June 30, 1911:

1910.

1911. Salaries and wages..

$28,700 $28,700 The salary of the superintendent of this institution shall be fifteen hundred dollars per annum, and food supplies for his family as provided by section 39, chapter 475, Laws of 1905.

1910.

1911. Maintenance and repairs....

$60,000 $60,000 All money paid to the treasurer of state from this institution, in accordance with section 3, chapter 482, Laws of 1903, and section 41, chapter 475, Laws of 1905, during the fiscal years 1909, 1910 and 1911, is hereby appropriated for the purpose provided in section 3, chapter 482, Laws of 1903.

SEC. 2. That the following sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1910, for special improvements, and any balances left in these funds at the close of the fiscal year 1910 are hereby reappropriated for the fiscal year 1911: Additional land on option, $8250.

SEC. 3. The auditor of state shall draw his warrants on the treasurer of state for the several sums and purposes specified in this act upon duly verified vouchers approved by the State Board of Control.

SEC. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute-book.

Approved March 8, 1909.

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