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Horse stealing.

buying stolen

property.

Sec. 117. If any person shall steal any horse, mare, Receiving or gelding, foal, or filly, ass, or mule, of any value; or, if any horses person shall receive or buy any horse, mare, gelding, foal, thief or stolen or filly, ass, or mule, that shall have been stolen, knowing the same to have been stolen, with intent by such receiving or buying, to defraud the owner; or if any person shall conceal any horse thief, knowing him to be such; or, if any person shall conceal any horse, mare, or gelding, foal or filly, ass, or mule, knowing the same to have been stolen; every person so offending shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than ten years nor less than one year.

SEC. 2. Section 117 of the criminal code of this state, Act repealed. as now existing, is hereby repealed.

Approved February 27th, A.D. 1883..

Comp. Stat.,
681.
Gen. Stat., 746,

CHAPTER LXXXVIII.

AN ACT to amend section one hundred and twenty-five of the

criminal code.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Nebraska:

money, etc.

SECTION 1. That section one hundred and twenty-five of the criminal code be amended to read as follows:

SEC. 125. If any person by false pretense or pretenses Obtaining shall obtain from any other person any money, goods, mer

by false chandise, or effects whatever, with intent to cheat or de pretences. fraud such persons of the same, or shall sell, lease, or transfer any void or pretended patent right or certificates of stock in a pretended corporation and take the promissory note or other valuable thing of such purchaser, or shall fraudulently make and transfer any bond, bill, deed of sale, gift, grant, or other conveyance to defeat his creditors of their just demands, if the value of the property or prom

issory. note, fraudulently obtained or conveyed as aforesaid
shall be thirty-five dollars or upwards, such person so offend-
ing shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than
five years nor less than one year but if the value of the
property be less than thirty-five dollars, the person so offend-
ing shall be fined in any sum not exceeding one hundred
dollars, or be imprisoned in the jail of the county not ex-
ceeding thirty days, and be liable to the party injured in
the amount of damages sustained.

Sec. 2. Section 125 is hereby repealed.
Approved February 28th, A.D. 1883.

Act repealed.
Comp. Stat.,
683.
Gen. Stat., 750.
1875, 9.

CHAPTER LXXXIX.

AN ACT to repeal a certain law passed February 8, 1873, relative

to the appointment of an agent or agents for the collection of amounts due from the United States to the State of Nebraska.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Nebraska :

Repealing local laws. 1873, 94.

SECTION 1. That a joint resolution relative to the appointment of an agent or agents for the collection of the amount due from the United States to the State of Nebraska, on account of lands in this State disposed of by Indian Reservation, military land warrants, and land scrip issued for military services in the wars of the United States, for agricultural college scrip, and for the recovery of swamps and overflowed lands due the State, passed and approved February 8, 1873, shall be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Approved February 21, A.D. 1883.

CHAPTER XC.

AN ACT granting the consent of the State of Nebraska to the pur

chase of lands by the United States within its boundaries for the Preamble. erection thereon of buildings for the accommodation of the United States circuit and district courts, postoffices, land offices, mints, or other government offices, and for forts, magazines, arsenals, and other needful buildings, and, ceding jurisdiction over said lands to the United States, and to provide for the punishment of wilful, reckless, or voluntary injury to, or mutilation of such grounds, buildings, or appurtenances.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Nebraska :

Consent that
United States

lands.

SECTION 1. That the consent of the State of Nebraska is hereby granted to the United States of America to purchase purchase such grounds as may be deemed necessary, in the city of Nebraska City, Nebraska, or any other city or incorporated town in the state of Nebraska, for the erection thereon of buildings for the accommodation of the United States circuit and district courts, post-office, land office, mints, or any other government office, and also for the purchase by the United States of such other lands within the state of Nebraska as the agents or authorities of the United States may from time to time select for the erection thereon of forts, magazines, arsenals, and other needful buildings. SEC. 2. The jurisdiction of the state of Nebraska in and

Ceding jurisover the lands mentioned in the preceding section shall be diction. and the same is hereby ceded to the United States. Provided, That the jurisdiction hereby ceded shall continue no longer than the United States shall own or occupy said lands.

SEC. 3. The said consent is bereby given, and the said jurisdiction ceded upon the express condition that the state jurisdiction. of Nebraska shall retain concurrent jurisdiction with the United States in and over the said lands, so far as that all

Concurrent

tion rests.

civil process in all cases, and such criminal or other process as may issue under the laws or authority of the state of Nebraska, against any person or persons charged with crime or misdemeanors committed within said state, may be executed therein, in the same way and manner as if such consent had not been given or jurisdiction ceded, except so far as such process may affect the real and personal property of the United States.

SEC. 4. The jurisdiction hereby ceded shall not vest unWhen jurisdic

til the United States shall have acquired the title to said lands by purchase or grant; and so long as the said lands shall remain the property of the United States, when acquired as aforesaid, and no longer, the same shall be and continue exonerated and exempt from all taxes, assessments, and other charges which may be levied or imposed under the authority of the laws of this state.

SEC. 5. It is further enacted that any malicious, willful, property. reckless, or voluntary injury to or mutilation of the grounds, Penalty.

buildings, or appurtenances shall subject the offender to a fine of not less than twenty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, to which may be added for an aggravated offense imprisonment not exceeding six months in the county jail, to be prosecuted as other criminal cases are prosecuted before any court of competent jurisdiction.

SEC. 6. As an emergency exists, this act shall be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 22d, A.D. 1833.

Destroying

To take errect.

CHAPTER XCI.

AN ACT to provide for the redemption from tax sale of the south

half of block number one hundred and fifty-three in Lincoln, Nebraska, according to the original survey.

property.

auditor.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Nebraska:

SECTION 1. That the sum of five thousand dollars, Redeeming or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby appropriated out of the general fund for the purpose of redeeming from tax sale the south half of block number one hundred and fifty-three, in Lincoln, Nebraska, according to the original survey.

SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of the auditor of State, Duty of on the presentation to him, at any time before the first day of July, 1883, of the certificate or certificates of tax sale or tax sales of the property described in the first section of this act, together with the treasurer's receipts for taxes paid on said property by.the purchaser or purchasers thereof, at said tax sale or sales and his or their assignee or assignees and also of a good and sufficient quit claim deed conveying all the title and interest in or to said property of said purchaser or purchasers, and of his or their assignee or assignees and grantees to the state of Nebraska, to compute the amount paid upon each and all of said sales, certificates, and receipts with interest on each of said amounts at the rate of ten per cent per annum from the date of such payment to the time of such presentation to the auditor of State, and thereupon, upon the execution by the holder of such tax liens, tax deeds, certificates and receipts of the usual voucher therefor, to draw his warrant in favor of such holder for the full aggregate amount of all the same as so computed.

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