The Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri, 1889; To Which Are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Washington's Fa

The Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri, 1889; To Which Are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Washington's Fa

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...to the secretaries of the respective railroad companies, and also to the county courts of the proper counties, the action of said board, which certificate shall set forth the entire length of such railroad, including side-tracks in the state, and the valuation thereof per mMe; the total value of the rolling stock of said railroad; the total length of the road-bed, including sidetracks, in each county, city, town, village and municipal township; also, the total value of road-bed and side-tracks and rolling stock as adjusted, equalized, assessed and apportioned to such county, city, town, village and municipal township therein by said board; and such certificates, respectively shall be held and received in all courts and places where the action of said board shall be called in question, as prima facie evidence of the facts set forth in said certificates, and that each and every act and tiling required to be done by said board, under the provisions of this article, had been fully complied with, and the party using or offering such certificate in evidence shall not be required to produce the record of the proceedings or decisions of said board, or a copy thereof, nor any other matter or thing as evidence to sustain such certificate. (E. S. 1879, 6875.) (c) The road bed of a railroad is chiefly valuable as an entirety, and itB subdivisions within the limits of a county or a school district are not to be treated as local property. The school taxes on such road-bed, apportioned to a county, are properly distributed to the school districts therein in the proportion that the number of school children in each district bears to whole number in the county; and the law proTiding for such distribution is not unconstitutional, as giving a portion of the...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236586948
  • 9781236586940