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Section 53. The father and mother jointly or the father Who may, as or the mother, without preference to either, may prosecute as prosecute for plaintiff for the seduction of the daughter, who, at the time seduction of of her seduction, is under the age of majority; and the guarddaughter

ian, for the seduction of the ward, who, at the time of her seduction, is under the age of majority, though the daughter or ward be not living with or in the service of the plaintiff at the time of the seduction, or afterwards, and there be no lose of service.

Sec. 2. Section fifty-four of the above-entitled act is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 54. The father and mother jointly, or the father Who may

or the mother, without preference to either, may maintain an maintain action for

action for the death or injury of a minor child, when such death of injury or death is caused by the wrongful act or neglect of minor child

another; and a guardian may maintain an action for the injury or death of his ward, if the ward be of lawful age, when such injury or death is caused by the wrongful act or neglect of another, the action by the guardian to be prosecuted for the benefit of the heirs of the ward. Any such action may be maintained against the person causing the injury or death, or, if such person be employed by another person who is responsible for his conduct, also against such other person.

CHAP. 36-An Act to amend an act entitled An act to regu

late the settlement of the estates of deceased persons," approved March 23, 1897.

(Approved February 28, 1913] The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. That section thirty-eight of said act be amended to read as follows:

Section 38. Administration of the estate of a person dying Order of

intestate shall be granted to some one or more of the persons appointment hereinafter mentioned, and they shall be respectively entitled of administrator of in the following order: First-The surviving husband or estate of person dying

wife, or such person as he or she may request to have intestate appointed. Second-The children. Third–The father, or the

mother. Fourth-The brother. Fifth-The sister. SixthThe grandchildren. Seventh-Any other of the kindred entitled to share in the distribution of the estate. EighthThe public administrator. Ninth-The creditors. TenthAny of the kindred not above enumerated, within the fourth degree of consanguinity. Eleventh-Any person or persons legally competent.

constitutes

CHAP. 37–An Act pertaining to the form of denials in pleadings in civil actions in the State of Nevada.

[Approved February 28, 1913) The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Whenever, in any civil action hereafter What brought in any court of the State of Nevada, a specific denial specific of the allegations of any pleading is or may be required by denial in

civil actions any law of this state, the following shall be deemed to be a specific denial and shall be sufficient to put in issue all allegations so denied :

A denial by reference to the paragraphs sought to be denied, citing, by paragraph number, the paragraph or paragraphs sought to be denied, and stating that the party denies all matters in said paragraph or paragraphs contained; or, if it is intended to deny part and to admit part of the allegations of any paragraph, stating that the party denies all matters in such paragraph except certain allegations referred to with sufficient certainty so that it may readily be understood which parts of said paragraph are intended to be denied and which to be admitted.

SEC. 2. Whenever any pleading mentioned in section 1 What hereof shall not be divided into numbered paragraphs, a general general denial of such pleading shall be sufficient to put in denial in.

civil actions issue all matters there contained; or the party denying such pleading may deny the same generally, saving and excepting such allegations as he may desire to admit, referring to the admitted allegations with sufficient certainty so that it may readily be understood which parts of said pleading are intended to be admitted ; but nothing herein contained shall be construed to permit a denial, under oath, of any allegation the denial of which, except for this statute would constitute perjury.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect from and after its pas- In effect sage and approval.

constitutes

CHAP. 38—An Act to amend section five of an act entitled

“An act to provide for a county high school in the city of Ely, Nevada, for the purchase of a site and the erection, furnishing and equipment of a building for such school, for the issuance and payment of bonds for the creation of a fund for the purchase of such site, the erection, furnishing and equipment of such building and the establishing and maintaining of such school," approved February 8, 1913.

[Approved February 28, 1913] The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Section five of the above-entitled act is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 5. The interest on said bonds shall not exceed six Interest on (6) per centum per annum, and shall be payable semianWhite Pine County high nually on January 1 and July 1 in each year after the year school bonds 1912, said interest and the principal of said bonds shall be 6 per cent payable at the office of the county treasurer of White Pine

County, in the city of Ely, Nevada, or at some banking institution in the city and State of New York, at the option of the holder thereof. Said bonds shall be due serially five thousand dollars in each year, commencing with the year 1918, and in no case shall any of said bonds run for a period

longer than fifteen (15) years; and provided, that the interregulations est on said bonds shall cease upon maturity thereof, as

hereinafter provided. Said bonds are to be issued in the denomination of either $500 or $1,000 each and numbered consecutively from 1 to 50, or 1 to 100, as hereinbefore provided.

Further

CHAP. 39-An Act to amend section 220 of an act entitled

“An act to regulate proceedings in civil cases in this state and to repeal all other acts in relation thereto," approved March 17, 1911," the same being section 5162 of Revised Laws of Nevada (1912).

[Approved February 28, 1913)
The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. Section two hundred and twenty of the above-

entitled act is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Defendant,

Section 220. If the defendant recover final judgment successful in against the plaintiff, that is, final in the full sense of ending to receive an the litigation, whether the judgment becomes final in the property and proceeds of trial or the appellate court, then any undertaking received sales when

in the action, all the proceeds of sales and money collected by litigation is ended the sheriff, and all the property attached remaining in the

when

sheriff's hands, shall be delivered to the defendant or his agent; the order of attachment shall be discharged and the property released therefrom; but until a judgment in a case becomes final as above stated, the attachment therein shall hold good unless it be otherwise legally released, discharged or dissolved, as elsewhere provided in the said act approved March 17, 1911.

This act shall also be applicable to justice courts.

CHAP. 40%-An Act to amend an act entitled An act in rela

tion to money of account and interest," approved November 28, 1861.

[Approved March 1, 1913)

The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Section five of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Section 5. Parties may agree, for the payment of any rate Rate of of interest on money due, or to become due, on any contract, be agreed

interest may not exceeding, however, the rate of twelve per cent (12%) upon, not to per annum. Any judgment rendered on any such contract per cent shall conform thereto, and shall bear the interest agreed upon by the parties, and which shall be specified in the judgment; provided, only the amount of the original claim or demand shall draw interest after judgment. Any agreement for a greater rate of interest than herein specified, shall be null and void and of no effect as to such excessive rate of interest.

CHAP. 41-An Act to amend an act entitled "An act to pro

vide for the appointment of notaries public, fixing their term of office, and enlarging the territory within which they may act," approved February 26, 1907, by adding thereto a new section to be known as section four.

[Approved March 3, 1913] The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. That certain act entitled “An act providing Females for the appointment of notaries public, fixing their terms of over 21 may office, and enlarging the territory within which they may notaries act," approved February 26, 1907, is hereby amended by the addition of another section to be known as section four, which said section shall be as follows, to wit:

Section 4. Females over the age of twenty-one years who have resided in this state one year, and in the county or district six months next preceding the making of such appointment, shall be eligible for appointment as notaries public.

public

CHAP. 42-An Act to consolidate certain county offices in and

for Churchill County, State of Nevada, to take effect on the first Monday in January, 1915, and repealing all other acts in conflict herewith.

[Approved March 3, 1913] The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. On and after the first Monday in January, Churchill 1915, the office of clerk and treasurer of Churchill County County clerk shall be consolidated and the clerk shall be ex officio treasurer

of said county. consolidated

Sec. 2. On and after the first Monday in January, 1915, the office of sheriff and assessor of Churchill County, Nevada, shall be consolidated, and the sheriff shall be ex officio assessor of said county.

SEC. 3. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with this act are hereby repealed.

treasurer

Sheriff ex officio assessor

Legislative appropriation, $25,000

CHAP. 43–An Act to create an additional legislative fund.

[Approved March 4, 1913] The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. For the purpose of paying the mileage and the per diem of members of the present legislature, the salaries of the attachés, and the incidental expenses of the respective houses thereof, the state treasurer is hereby authorized and required to set apart from any money in the general fund, not otherwise especially appropriated, the sum of twenty-five thousand ($25,000) dollars, which shall constitute an additional legislative fund.

SEC. 2. The state controller is hereby authorized and required to draw his warrants on said fund in favor of the members and attachés of the Senate and Assembly for per diem, mileage, and incidental expenses of the respective houses, when properly certified to, in accordance with law, and the state treasurer is hereby authorized and required to pay the same.

Sec. 3. All moneys remaining in said fund at the adjournment of the legislature, shall revert to the general fund.

Duties of controller and treasurer

Residue to revert

CHAP. 41An Act for the relief of Thomas B. Ramsey for

services rendered the State of Nevada under instructions from the governor.

[Approved March 4, 1913]
The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated out of any

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