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Section 1. That there be and hereby is appropriated out of any
Sec. 2. That there be and hereby is appropriated out of any
Sec.3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after
AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED “AN ACT TO CREATE
THE COUNTY OF TORRANCE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE
Sec. 1. Chapter 70, Laws of 1903, creating County of Torrance amended.
amended. New boundaries..
Estancia made county seat. Proviso.
cial district, re-enacted. Transfer of causes from Valencia county to Tor-
due County of Valencia, amended. New bonds. Form. Maturity. Rate
of interest. Sinking fund.
government thereof,” approved March 16th, 1903, being Chapter 70 of the Acts of 1903 be, and the same is hereby, amended as follows:
Sec. 2. That Section 1 of said Act is hereby amended to read: “That a county which shall be known as Torrance county is hereby created out of that portion of the Territory of New Mexico included within the following boundaries, as indicated by the United States surveys, to-wit:
"Commencing at the standard corner to sections No. 33 and No. 34, township one north, range five east of the New Mexico principal base line, and running thence north through the center of townships one, two and three north to the line between townships three and four north ; thence west on the said township line to the southwest corner of township four north, range five east; thence north on the range line between ranges four and five east, to the southwest corner of township eight north, range five east; thence east on the township line between townships seven and eight north, to the southeast corner of township eight north, range seven east ; thence north on the range line between ranges seven and eight east, to the northwest corner of township cight north, range eight east, on the second standard parallel north; thence west on the second standard parallel north to the southwest corner of township nine north, range seven east; thence north on the range line between ranges six and seven east to the northwest corner of township nine north, range seven east; thence cast on the township line between townships nine and ten north, to the northeast corner of township nine north, range fifteen east; thence south on the range line between ranges fifteen and sixteen east, to the New Mexico principal base line; and thence west on said New Mexico principal base line, to the place of beginning.”
Sec. 3. That Section 2 of said Act is amended to read: “The county seat of the said County of Torrance shall be, and the same is hereby located at the town of Estancia, in said county," upon the condition that the necessary land and site for a court house and jail at said town of Estancia shall be donated to said county by the owner or owners of the town site at said town.
Sec. 4. And, whereas, the said County of Torrance has been included in the sixth judicial district of the Territory of New Mexico, to the great inconvenience of the people of said county, there fore, be it further enacted, that Section 7 of the said Act be reenacted in the same words as are used in the original act, that is to say: “The said County of Torrance is hereby attached to the second judicial district for judicial purposes, and the district