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Ala., and the members of the board of trustees of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute who resitle in the town of Tuskegee, and their successors, who shall also reside in the town of Tuskegee, Ala. The members of said board shall not receive any compensation other than expenses actually incurred in visiting the station and school and while there supervising its affairs.
Sec. 3. The said board of control shall have power to elect the director, teachers, and such other officers, agents, and servants as are deemed necessary to the operation of the said station and school, fixing their compensation, and shall manage said school and station as in their judgment they think best.
SEC. 4. For the equipment and improvement of said station and school there is hereby appropriated out of the agricultural fund in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $1,500, one-fourth of said sum to be paid quarterly to the treasurer of said board of control, who shall give bond in double the amount of the appropriation, for the safe-keeping and faithful application of the sum appropriated, the bond to be approved by the judge of probate of Macon County and filed in his office, a certified copy of which shall be forwarded to the commissioner of agriculture, to be placed on file in his office.
SEC. 5. The trustees of the said Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute shall furnish for the use of said station and school all the necessary lands and buildings, and for such use they shall make no charge against the State of Alabama.
Sec. 6. The board of control must cause such experiments to be made at said station as will advance the interest of scientific agriculture, and must cause such chemical analyses to be made as are deemed necessary. All such analyses, if requested, are to be under the supervision of the commissioner of agriculture by the chemist of the agricultural department without charge.
Sec. 7. The board of control may adopt such rules and regulations as they may deem necessary for the purpose of carrying ont the provisions of this act, so that the colored race may have the opportunity of acquiring an intelligent and practical knowledge of agriculture in all its various branches.
SEC. 8. It is the purpose of this act to appropriate to the support of the experiment station established by this act; the sums appropriated in this act are appropriated only for the purpose of maintaining and operating experimental stations with the view of educating and training colored students, as herein named, in scientific agriculture.
SEC. 9. The Alabama State Normal School for Colored Students, at Montgomery, is hereby constituted an experiment station and shall be under its present board of trustees, and $1,000 per annum is hereby appropriated out of the treasury to the credit of the agricultural department, not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of operating an experiment station in connection with said Alabama State Normal School for Colored Students, at Montgomery.
Act approved February 13, 1891.
SECTION 1. Inasmuch as by the act of Congress for the more complete endlowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts, approved August 30, 1830, the grants of money authorized by said act are made subject to the legislative assent of the several States and Territories to the purpose of said grants, it is hereby declared that the assent of the general assembly of the State of Alabama is given to the purpose of the grants made in said act of Congress; and the trustees of the institution receiving said grants are hereby directed to comply with the terms and conditions expressed in the act aforesaid, using all moneys received under said act of Congress faithfully for the purposes named therein.
SEC. 2. The division of the fund to be received under said act approved August 30, 1890, between one college for white students and one institution for colored students shall be based from year to year upon the ratio of the number of each race of legal school age to the population of school age in the State of Alabama, as shown by the State school census next preceding the annual payment of said fund by the United States Treasury, said ratio being, for the year 1888-9, white (56.6) fifty-six and sis-tenths per cent, colored (43.4) forty-three and four-tenths per cent; it being provided that the division inay be at any time modified by the written consent of the Secretary of the Interior of the United States and the governor of Alabama.
SEC. 3. That portion of the grant of money received by the State of Alabama under said act of Congress approved August 30, 1890, herein set apart for the education of white students, is appropriated to the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama, at Auburn, and that portion of the said grant herein set apart
for the education of colored students is appropriated to the Huntsville State Colored Normal and Industrial School.
SEC. 4. That the money appropriated in this act to the Agricultural and Mechanical College, at Auburn, and to the Huntsville State Colored Normal and Industrial School shall be drawn from the State treasury, as ordered by the trustees of the said institutions, on the warrant of the auditor, approved by the governor.' (Approved February 13th, 1891.)
[The following matter is taken from the Revised Statutes of Arizona Territory, 1901.] SEC. 3625. There shall be established in this Territory, at or near the city of Tucson, in the county of Pima, upon the grounds secured for that purpose, in the manner hereinafter provided. an institution of learning under the name of the “University of Arizona."
SEC. 3626. The object of the university shall be to provide the inhabitants of this Territory with the means of acquiring a thorough knowledge of the various branches of literature, science, and the arts.
Sec. 3627. The government of the university shall vest in a board of regenis, to consist of a president and three members, who shall be appointed as hereinafter provided, and the Territorial superintendent of public instruction and the governor of the Territory shall, during their respective terms of office, be members of said board.
SEC. 3628. The members of the board of regents shall be appointed by the governor of the Territory, by and with the advice and consent of the council, twothirds of the members of council concurring therein, and shall hold their offices, respectively, except those appointed to the first board, for the term of four years from the first Monday of August succeeding their appointment and until the appointment of a successor.
SEC, 3630. The regents of the university and their successors in office shall constitute a body corporate with the name and style of the “* Board of regents of the University of Arizona,'' and by that name they and their successors shall be known in law: have perpetual succession; may sue and be sued: may purchase, receive, and hold property, real and personal, for the benefit of the Territory of Arizona and the use of said university; of contracting and being contracted with; of making and using a common seal, and altering the same at pleasure.
SEC, 3631. Before entering upon the discharge of the duties of regent each of the members of said board of regents shall execute a bond, with two or more sufficient sureties, to be approved by the governor, in the penal sum of $5,000, and take and subscribe an oath of office similar to the oath required of other Territorial officers, which bond and oath shall be filed and kept in the office of the Territorial treasurer.
SEC. 3632. The regents shall appoint a secretary, a treasurer, and a librarian, each of whom shall hold office during the pleasure of the board. It shall be the duty of the secretary to record all the proceedings of the board, and carefully to preserve all its books and papers, and to perform such other duties pertaining to his office as the board of regents may from time to time require. The treasurer shall keep a true and faithful account of all moneys received and paid out by him, and shall give such bonds for the faithful performance oỉ the duties of his office as the board of regents may require. The board of regents shall appoint one of its members treasurer and one of its members secretary, but no one member shall be appointed to both the said offices of treasurer and sccretary. The secretary shall Teceive in full for all compensation as such secretary the sum of $15 per month. No compensation shall be paid to the treasurer.
SEC: 3633. The board of regents shall have power, and it shall be their duty, to enact laws for the government of the university; to elect a chancellor, who shall be ex officio president of the board of regents, and when the chancellor is absent from any meeting of the board, the board may appoint a president pro tem.; they may also appoint and employ the requisite number of professors and tutors, and such other officers and einployees as they may deem expedient, and they shall also determine the amount of their respective salaries.
SEC. 30:34. The university shall consist of five departments:
The immediate government of the several departments shall be intrusted to their respective faculties, but the board of regents shall have the power to regulate the course of instruction, and prescribe, under the advice of the holders of the professorships, the books to be used and authorities to be followed in the several departments, and also to confer such degrees and grant such diplomas as are usually conferred and granted by other universities.
Sec. 3635. The board of regents shall have power to remove any officer or employee connected with the institution, other than the chancellor or member of the board of regents, when, in their judgment, the interests of the university require it.
SEC. 3536. The fee of admission to the university shall never exceed the sum of $20, and the charge for tuition in any of the departments shall never exceed in one year, to the residents of the Territory, $50, and as soon as the increase of the university fund will permit, the tuition in the first and second departments shall be without charge to all students in the same who are residents of the Territory.
SEC. 3637. The board of regents are authorized to expend such portion of the income of the university fund and the funds hereinafter provided for said university as they may deem expedient for the erection of suitable buildings upon the grounds hereinafter provided for, and the purchase of apparatus, a library, and cabinet of natural history and mineralogy.
SEC. 3638. The board of regents shall make a report annually to the governor of the Territory on or before the 2d day of January of each year, exhibiting the state and progress of the university in its several departments, the course of study followed, the number of professors employed and of students in attendance, the amount of receipts and expenditures, and such other information as they may deem proper. Meetings of the board may be called in such manner as the board of regents inay prescribe, and any two of them, with the chancellor, at a meeting regularly called, shall be a quorum for the transaction of business, and a less number may aljourn from time to time. No sectarian tenets, opinions, doctrines, or principles shall be taught in any of the departments of said university, nor shall adhesion to any sectarian tenet or opinion be required to entitle any person to be admitted as a student in said university, and no such tenets or opinions shall be required as a qualification for any person as a regent, tutor, or professor of such university.
Sec. 3639. The compensation of said board of regents shall be $5 per day each for each day's actual attendance upon said board, and 10 cents per mile for each mile actually traveled to and from the place of meeting: Provided, That only one mileage shall be allowed each member for each session: And provided, That no member of said board shall receive compensation in any one year exceeding the sum of $150.
SEC. 3610. For the support of said university, in addition to the provisions herein before made, there shall be, and is hereby, appropriated the proceeds from the sale of all lands that have been or may hereafter be granted by the United States to the Territory for university purposes, or of any moneys granted by the same for like purposes, and the proceeds of all lands, money, or other property giren by individuals or appropriated by the Territory for the like purpose, all of which shall be and reinain a perpetual fund, the interest or income of which, together with the rents of all sich lands as may remain unsold, shall be inviolably appropriated and annnally applied to the specific object of the original gift, grant, or appropriation; and no such money, property, or proceeds shall under any pretense be applied, used, or loaned for any uses or purposes whatsoever.
SEC. 3642. There shall be a Territorial inuseum for the collection and preservation of the archeological resources, specimens of the mineral wealth, and the flora and fauna of the Territory.
SEC. 36:13. The regents of the university shall direct and manage the affairs of the museum. | SEC. 3644. There shall be set apart in the rooms of the Territorial university a sufficient amount of space to accommodate such articles as may be received for the Territorial inuseum, which shall be under the direct supervision of the board of regents of the university.
SEC, 3649. Whenever hereafter any student of the University of Arizona shall be expelled by the faculty or board of regents of said university, the said student so expelled shall be required to give up to the said board of regents his cadet's uniform.
Sec. 3650. The board of regents is authorized, and is hereby required, upon the surrender of the cadet's uniform by any student or cadet expelled, to pay, out of any moneys on hand in the “University of Arizona fund not otherwise appro
priated, the cost price of said uniform, the money to be paid to the parent or guardian of said student or cadet.
SEC. 3651. Any student or cadet of said University of Arizona who has been expelled from the said university and after said expulsion is found wearing a cadet's uniform in any public place is guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction therefor subject to a fine of not less than $10 and, in default of the payment of the fine, to five days imprisonment in the county jail.
SEC. 3652. There shall be levied annually, in addition to all other taxes directed to be levied and collected, a tax of three-fifths instead of two-fifths of a mill, as heretofore provided by law, on each $1 of assessed value of all real and personal property in the Territory of Arizona, and, when collected, to be placed by the Territorial treasurer in the fund known as the university fund. The Territorial auditor shall certify the rate of tax as above stated to the several boards of supervisors throughout the Territory, and said board of supervisors are hereby directed and required to enter such rate on the assessment rolls of their respective counties in the same manner and with the same effect as is provided by law in relation to other Territorial or county taxes. The tax levied under the authority of the provisions of this act is hereby made a lien against the property assessed, which lien shall attach on the first Monday in February in each year, and shall not be satisfied or removed until such tax is paid.
SEC. 8653. The board of regents of the University of Arizona are authorized to espend such portion of the university fund and such other funds as may be provided for the said university as they may deem expedient for the erection and furnishing of suitable buildings and the support and maintenance of said university.
SEC. 3654. The Territorial auditor is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the Territorial treasurer for all claims approved and allowed by the said board of regents under the provisions of this act, and the Territorial treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay said warrauts out of any moneys in the university fund.
SEC. 3655. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act a loan of $25,000 is hereby authorized to be negotiated and made on the faith and credit of the Territory of Arizona and to bear interest at the rate of 5 per cent per annum,
Sec. 3656. The treasurer of the Territory of Arizona is hereby authorized and directed to issue and deliver to said “board of regents of the University of Arizona," and said board of regents are hereby authorized to sell not exceeding $25,000 of the bonds of this Territory, bearing interest at 5 per cent per annum, which interest shall be payable annually in gold coin of the United States on the first Monday in January in each year at the office of the Territorial treasurer. The principal of said bonds shall be, and is, expressly made payable in gold coin of the United States, within twenty years after the date of their issue, and shall be of such denomination as the said board of regents shall direct, and shall bear the date of their issue and shall be signed by said treasurer of the Territory of Arizona and countersigned by the president of said board of regents in his official capacity, and shall have the seal of the said board of regents affixed thereto, and the faith of the Territory of Arizona is hereby pledged for the payment of said bonds and the interest accruing thereon, as herein provided.
SEC. 3657. Coupons for the interest accruing on said bonds shall be attached tliereto severally, so that they may be removed without injury or mutilation to the bond. Said coupons shall be consecutively numbered, and shall bear the number of the bond to which they are attached, and shall be signed by the Territorial treasurer.
SEC. 3658. Said bonds shall be prepared and signed by the treasurer of the Territory of Arizona, with said coupons attached thereto, and delivered to said board of regents of the University of Arizona at any time hereafter and as soon as practicable after said treasurer shall have been requested by said board of regents so to do, taking receipt of said board therefor.
SEC. 3659. The expense incurred by the Territorial treasurer in having said bonds prepared shall be paid out of the general fund of the Territory, from any money therein not otherwise appropriated, to be expended only upon warrants drawn by the Territorial auditor upon the certificate of the Territorial treasurer that the expense has been incurred and that the claim is just.
SEC. 3600. It shall be the duty of the Territorial treasurer to keep and transmit to his successor a perinanent record of all bonds issued under the provisions of this act, and it shall be the duty of said board of regents of the University of Arizona also to keep a permanent record in the office of said board and of all bonds sold, the name of the purchaser, and price received by said board under the provisions of this act, and transmit to the governor a certified copy of said record as soon as said bonds shall have been sold.
SEC. 3661. The board of regents of the University of Arizona is hereby authorized to demand of and receive from the treasurer the bonds authorized by this act to be issued and sold, or such part of the same as in the judgment of this board shall be necessary to carry out the purposes of this act, and after the sa: ne shall have been countersigned by the chancellor of the University of Arizona the said board of regents is hereby authorized to sell said bonds for the purpose of constructing and furnishing upon the grounds of the university the necessary buildingy to provide proper accommodations for a museum, a library, and administrative offices of the university. Any moneys received by said bcard froin tize sale of bonds and not expended under the provisions of this act for constructin. and furnishing said buildings as herein required shall be paid into the Territoria! treasury, and by the treasurer placed in the university funds by this act createri.
SEC, 3662. Before the sale of any of said bonds the said board of regents shall cause notice of such sale to be publishel in four daily newspapers published in English, one at the city of New York, State of New York; one at the city of San Francisco, State of California; one at the Territorial capital, and one at the city of Tucson, in said Territory. Such notice shall specify the amount of bonds to be sold, the rate of interest they shall bear, the place, day, and hour of sale, anc? that sealed proposals will be received by said board of regents within one month from the expiration of such publication, and that none of said bonds will be sol for less sun than their par value; and at the place, on the day and hour named in said notice, the board of regents shall open all sealed proposals received by it, and shall award the purchase of said bonds to the highest bidder or bidders therefor: Provided, That such bid shall not be for a less sum than the par value of said bonds: and provided further, That said board of regents may reject any and all bids if they deem it to the advantage of the Territory: and provided further, That if none of said bids are accepted said board of regents shall again advertise said bonds for sale and proceed as hereinbefore provided under fresh notice of sale.
SEC. 3663. For the payment of the interest on the bonds issued under this act. after such bonds shall have been issued, there is hereby levied annually, in addition to all taxes otherwise directed to be levied and collected, a tas of one-half cent on each $100 of the assessed value of all real and personal property in the Territory of Arizona, to be placed by the Territorial treasurer in a fund to be known as the “University interest fund;" and commencing ten years thereafter there shall be in like manner annually levied and collected such an additional amount as shall pay $2,500 of the principal of said bonds and any amount of interest accrued thereon and remaining unpaid by said interest fund, to the end. intent, and purpose that all of the principal and interest of said bonds shall be fully paid during the period of twenty years from the date of their issuance. The Territorial auditor shall certify the rate of tax computed by him to the several boards of supervisors throughout the Territory necessary to raise the required amount for the redemption of the bonds as above stated, and the said boards of supervisors are hereby directed and required to enter such rate on the assessment rolls of their respective counties, in the same inanner and with the same effect as is provided by law in relation to other Territorial and county taxes. Every tax levied under the provisions or authority of this act is hereby made a lien against the property assessed, which lien shall attach on the first Monday in February in each year, and shall not be satisfied or removed until such tax has been paid. All moneys derived from taxes authorized by this section shall be paid into the Territorial treasury and shall be applied:
1. To the payment of interest on the bonds issued by the provisions of this act.
2. To the payment of the principal of such bonds: Provided, That ali moners remaining in the Territorial treasury, after the payment of the interest anii principal in each year thereafter, as herein provided, after the issuance of any bonds under this act, shall be transferred by the Territorial treasurer to a fund which shall be known as the “ University fund,'' and the Territorial treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to open a separate account with, and keep said moners so transferred to said fund, and all other moneys which are paid into said fund, separate, and apply the same only in payments of the expenses of the maintenance of said university.
SEC. 3664. Whenever, after the expiration of ten years from the issuance of any bonds under this act, there remains after the payment of the interest, as provided in this section, a surplus of $2,500 or more, it shall be the duty of the Territorial treasurer to advertise for the space of one month in like manner as said board of regents of university advertise for bids, as set forth in section 3662 herein, which advertisement shall state the amount in the sinking fund and the number of bonds, numbering them in order of their issuance, commencing at the lowest