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not exceeding five months each per year to be paid three dollars per diem each, and four additional copyists for a period of employment not exceeding four months each per year to be paid three dollars per diem each. The deputies and assistants herein provided for shall be paid by said county at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund that the salary of the tax- and license-collector is paid.

7. The assessor, five thousand dollars per annum. In counties of this class there shall be, and there is hereby allowed to the assessor, the following deputies and employees, who shall be appointed by the assessor and who shall be paid salaries as follows: One deputy assessor who shall receive a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; one deputy assessor who shall receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; four deputies who shall be employed not to exceed one hundred four days each year whose per diem shall be seven dollars each when actually employed; four deputies who shall be employed not to exceed one hundred four days in each year whose per diem shall be six dollars each when actually employed; four deputies who shall be employed not to exceed one hundred four days in each year whose per diem shall be five dollars each when actually employed; six deputies who shall be employed not to exceed one hundred four days in each year whose per diem shall be four dollars each when actually employed; such additional deputies, whose aggregate compensation shall not exceed two thousand dollars in any fiscal year, as may be necessary to carry on the work of his office; two copyists who shall be employed not to exceed one hundred thirty days in each year, whose per diem shall be two and one-half dollars each when actually employed; and one stenographer who shall be employed not to exceed four months in each year whose salary shall be eighty dollars per month; provided, that the above salaries and compensations shall be in full payment for all services rendered by him as such assessor and that no commission for the collection of state taxes or infirmary poll taxes or road taxes or personal property taxes shall be retained by him, nor shall the assessor receive any compensation for making out the military roll of persons returned to him as subject to military duty as provided by section one thousand nine hundred one of the Political Code of the State of California, but that all fees and commissions shall be paid into the county treasury. The deputies herein provided for shall be paid at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salary of the county assessor is paid; provided, that the assessor shall be allowed the actual and necessary expenses incurred by him in the performance of his official duties.

8. The district attorney, four thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be, and there is hereby allowed to the district attorney, which said positions are hereby created, the following: One assistant district attorney at a salary of two thousand four hundred dollars per annum, two deputy district attorneys at a salary of two thousand one hundred dollars each per annum, and one stenographer at a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum. The assistant deputies and stenographer herein provided for shall be appointed by, and hold office at the pleasure of, the district attorney, and shall be paid by said county at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund that the salary of the district attorney is paid; provided, further, that no employee of the district attorney's office shall accept any other compensation by reason of services rendered in any action or proceeding wherein fees or per diem would constitute a charge against the county.

9. The coroner and public administrator, three thousand dollars per annum, and his actual necessary expenses in traveling outside of the county seat. He shall hold inquests as prescribed by chapter two, title twelve, part two of the Penal Code, except that he may in his discretion dispense with a jury. The coroner or other officer holding an inquest upon the body of a deceased person may subpæna a physician or surgeon to inspect the body, or a chemist to make analysis of the contents of the stomach or tissues of the body, or hold a post-mortem examination of the deceased, and give his professional opinion as to the cause of death. The coroner, in counties of this class, shall be and is hereby allowed one deputy at a salary of one hundred dollars per month, and his necessary traveling expenses in traveling outside of the county seat; said deputy shall have the power, and it shall be his duty, when directed by the coroner, to hold inquests, and all power conferred by law upon the coroner may be exercised by said deputy; one clerk, which office is hereby created, at a salary of one hundred fifty dollars per month and his actual necessary expenses in traveling outside of the county seat, whose duty it shall be, when called upon by the coroner, to attend all inquests and take down in shorthand the testimony of all witnesses at such inquests; when such testimony is taken down by such clerk, his transcription thereof, duly certified to by him, shall constitute the depositions of the witnesses testifying at such inquests so reported by such clerk; the salary of the said deputy and said clerk herein provided for shall be paid by the county, in the same manner, at the same time, and out of the same funds as the salary of the coroner and public administrator is paid. Said deputy and said clerk shall be appointed by the coroner, and shall hold office at the pleasure of the coroner. All fees and commissions collected by the coroner and public administrator in his official capacity and by his said deputy and clerk in their official capacity shall be paid into the county treasury.

10. The superintendent of schools, three thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be, and is hereby allowed to the superintendent of schools, which said positions are hereby created, the following deputies, who shall be appointed by the superintendent of schools of such county, and shall be paid salaries as follows: One deputy at a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum, and two deputies at a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum each. The deputies herein provided shall be paid by said county at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund that the salary of the superintendent of schools is paid. In counties of this class the superintendent of schools shall receive his actual and necessary traveling expenses for visiting and examining schools and school properties of the county and in performing such other duties as are incident to the full discharge of the requirements of the office of superintendent of schools.

11. The surveyor, one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be, and there is hereby allowed to the surveyor, which said position is hereby created, one deputy who shall be appointed by the surveyor of such county, and shall receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum. The deputy herein provided shall be paid by said county at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salary of the surveyor is paid.

12. Supervisors, two thousand four hundred dollars per annum each, and actual and necessary traveling expenses in the performance of the du es of their office.

13. [Township officers.] In counties of this class the township officers shall receive the following compensation, to wit: In townships having a population of twenty-five thousand or more, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of two hundred dollars, and may appoint one clerk at a salary of fifty dollars per month; and constables a monthly salary of one hundred twenty-five dollars.

In townships having a population of ten thousand, or more, and less than twenty-five thousand, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of one hundred sixty-five dollars(,) and constables a monthly salary of one hundred dollars.

In townships having a population of four thousand nine hundred thirty, or more, and less than ten thousand, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of one hundred forty dollars, and constables a monthly salary of one hundred twenty-five dollars.

In townships having a population of four thousand one hundred forty, or more, and less than four thousand nine hundred thirty, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of seventy-five dollars, and constables a monthly salary of one hundred dollars.

In townships having a population of three thousand nine hundred thirty-five, or more, and less than four thousand one hundred forty, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of one hundred dollars, and constables a monthly salary of ninety dollars.

In townships having a population of three thousand five hundred eighty, or more, and less than three thousand nine hundred thirty-five, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of seventy-five dollars, and constables a monthly salary of seventy-five dollars.

In townships having a population of three thousand four hundred ninety-five, or more, and less than three thousand five hundred eighty, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of twenty dollars, and constables a monthly salary of twenty-five dollars.

In townships having a population of two thousand six hundred thirty, or more, and less than three thousand four hundred ninety-five, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of sixty-five dollars, and constables a monthly salary of seventy-five dollars.

In townships having a population of two thousand four hundred ninety, or more, and less than two thousand six hundred thirty, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of seventy-five dollars, and constables a monthly salary of sixty-five dollars.

In townships having a population of two thousand four hundred fifty-five, or more, and less than two thousand four hundred ninety, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of ninety dollars, and constables a monthly salary of seventy-five dollars.

In townships having a population of one thousand seven hundred seventy, or more, and less than two thousand four hundred fifty-five, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of sixty-five dollars, and constables a monthly salary of seventy-five dollars.

In townships having a population of one thousand four hundred thirty-five, or more, and less than one thousand seven hundred seventy, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of fifty dollars, and constables a monthly salary of sixty dollars.

In townships having a population of one thousand two hundred fifteen, or more, and less than one thousand four hundred thirty-five, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of ninety dollars, and constables a monthly salary of ninety dollars.

In townships having a population of eight hundred fifty-five, or more, and less than one thousand two hundred fifteen, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of twenty dollars, and constables a monthly salary of twenty dollars.

In townships having a population of eight hundred, or more, and less than eight hundred fifty-five, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of thirty dollars, and constables a monthly salary of thirty dollars.

In townships having a population of five hundred eighty, or more, and less than eight hundred, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of one hundred dollars, and constables a monthly salary of one hundred dollars.

In townships having a population of three hundred thirty, or more, and less than five hundred eighty, justices of the peace shall receive a monthly salary of twenty dollars, and constables a monthly salary of twenty dollars.

Salaries of justices of the peace shall be in full compensation for all services ren. dered by them in both civil and criminal cases. Salaries of constables shall be in full compensation for all services rendered by them in criminal cases, and in addition to the monthly salaries herein allowed, each constable may receive and retain for his own use such fees as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law for all services rendered by him in civil cases, and shall also be allowed all necessary expenses actually incurred in arresting and conveying prisoners to court or to prison, which said expense shall be audited and allowed by the board of supervisors and paid out of the county treasury.

[Monthly salaries.] The salaries of justices of the peace and of constables shall be paid monthly by the county in the same manner that the salaries of county officers are paid;

[Population of townships.) provided, that for the purposes of this section, the population of the several judicial townships of this county shall be ascertained by multiply. ing the number of votes cast for president at the election held in the year 1916, A. D., by five, which said population in said judicial townships has been computed and is determined to be as follows, to wit: Judicial township No. 1..

1435 Judicial township No. 2.

1215 Judicial township No. 3.

13025

Judicial township No. 4.....

3580 Judicial township No. 5.

2490 Judicial township No. 6.

27350 Judicial township No. 7.

475 Judicial township No. 8.

330 Judicial township No. 9.

855 Judicial township No. 10.

580 Judicial township No. 11.

2455 Judicial township No. 12.

3495 Judicial township No. 13.

2630 Judicial township No. 14...

800 Judicial township No. 15.

3935 Judicial township No. 16.

4930 Judicial township No. 17..

4140 Judicial township No. 18.

1770 14. [Fees of jurors and witnesses.] In the superior court, jurors['] fees and witness fees shall be as follows:

For attending as a grand juror, for each day's actual attendance per day, three dollars, and twenty-five cents per mile for each mile actually traveled in going only, and but once during the term for which such juror is drawn, and the judge of said court shall make an order directing the auditor to draw his warrant in favor of such juror for said per diem and mileage and the treasurer shall pay the same.

For attending as a trial juror for each day's actual attendance, per day three dollars, and fifteen cents per mile for each mile actually traveled in going only, and the judge of said court shall make an order directing the auditor to draw his warrant in favor of such juror for said per diem and mileage and the treasurer shall pay the same.

For attending as a witness in criminal cases and before the grand jury, for each day's actual attendance the sum of two dollars, and fifteen cents per mile for each mile actually traveled in going only, and the judge of said court shall make an order directing the auditor to draw his warrant in favor of such witness for said per diem and mileage, and the treasurer shall pay the same; provided, however, that in criminal cases such per diem and mileage shall only be allowed on a showing to the court by the witness, that the same was necessary for the expenses of the witness in attending, and the court shall determine the necessity for the same, and may disallow any fees to a witness unnecessarily subpoenaed.

The fees for jurors in criminal cases in justice courts shall be two dollars per day for each day of actual service as a juror, and the justice of said court shall make an order directing the auditor to draw his warrant in favor of such juror for said per diem and the treasurer shall pay the same.

History: Former section enacted March 12, 1872, repealed and present section enacted March 18, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 458, Kerr's Stats. and Amdts. 1906-7, p. 298; amended March 6, 1909, Stats. and Amdts. 1909, p. 158; February 28, 1911, Stats. and Amdts. 1911, P. 153, and again on April 29, 1911 (which amendment is given in Biennial Supplement 1911, as $ 4240[a]); amendment approved June 16, 1913, contains nothing to indicate whether it is an amendment to the Act of February 28, 1911, or to the Act of April 29, 1911, Stats. and Amdts. 1913, p. 1374; amended June 1, 1915, Stats. and Amdts. 1915, p. 1043; May 28, 1917, Stats, and Amdts. 1917, p. 1027. In effect July 27, 1917.

ARTICLE XII.

COUNTIES OF THE TWELFTH CLASS.

8 4241. SALARIES AND FEES OF OFFICERS OF. In counties of the twelfth class, the county officers shall receive as compensation for the services required of them by law, or by virtue of their office, the following salaries:

1. The county clerk, four thousand dollars per annum, one deputy at one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, and also one deputy to act as courtroom clerk at one thousand two hundred dollars per annum. The county clerk shall also have for use in his office, and under his supervision and control, two stenographers, and each of said stenographers shall receive a salary of seventy-five dollars per month, to be paid in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salaries of county officers are paid. The said positions of stenographers shall be filled by the county clerk in the same manner as deputies are appointed by him. The county clerk shall also receive ten cents per name of each elector entered upon the great register of the county, and also such fees as may be allowed by law for issuing hunting and fishing licenses, and all naturalization fees allowed to the clerk by the naturalization laws of the United States. In any county of this class where an additional deputy clerk has been allowed on account of an increase in the number of departments of the superior court in and for said county since the year 1910, the deputy herein provided for to act as courtroom clerk shall take the place of, and perform the duties of such additional deputy so allowed on account of an increase in the number of departments of the superior court.

2. The sheriff, six thousand five hundred dollars per annum, and mileage for the service of any and all processes required by law to be served by him at the rate of ten cents per mile necessarily traveled in the performance of such duty within the county, and at the rate of ten cents per mile, one way only, for every mile necessarily traveled in the performance of such duty outside of the county. He shall have a deputy at a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum. In any county of this class where an additional deputy sheriff has been allowed on account of an increase in the number of departments of the superior court in and for said county since the year 1910, the deputy herein provided for shall take the place of and perform the duties of such additional deputy so allowed on account of an increase in the number of departments of the superior court. Whenever any female prisoner or prisoners are in custody in the county jail of counties of this class, the sheriff of said county is hereby authorized and empowered, immediately upon such prisoner or prisoners being brought to the jail, to employ a matron, and to retain such matron in employment at the county jail so long as any female prisoner is in custody therein. Said matron shall perform the duties prescribed for matrons of the county jail in section four thousand two hundred twenty-six of the Political Code, and shall have the same rights and authority as are prescribed in said section for matrons of the county jail. For each and every day that said matron is actually employed, she shall receive a salary of three dollars, payable upon the presentation of a proper claim therefor, presented to and allowed by the board of supervisors.

3. The county recorder, two thousand dollars per annum, and one deputy at one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; and six cents per folio for every instrument of any character transcribed by him or his deputies, which said amount shall be paid by the county treasurer out of the county treasury.

4. The county auditor, two thousand four hundred dollars per annum, and two deputies each to receive one thousand five hundred dollars per annum. In addition to said deputies, the county auditor shall have the right to employ from time to time in his office, such additional assistants as may be required to promptly perform the work required to be done therein. Such assistants shall receive a salary of three dollars each, for each day that they are actually and necessarily employed, and such salary shall be paid out of the general fund of the county upon proper claims presented therefor to the board of supervisors; provided, however, that the total amount to be paid such assistants shall not exceed three hundred dollars in any one year.

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