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  1  1    Section 1.  Section 556F.8, Code 1997, is amended to read
  1  2 as follows:
  1  3    556F.8  ADVERTISEMENT.
  1  4    The finder of such lost goods, money, bank notes, or other
  1  5 things, shall forthwith auditor shall give written notice of
  1  6 the finding of such property.  Such The notice shall contain
  1  7 an accurate description of the property and a statement as to
  1  8 the time when and place where the same property was found, and
  1  9 the post-office address of the finder.  Said The notice shall
  1 10 be made as follows:
  1 11    1.  Be Notice shall be posted at the door, or other
  1 12 conspicuous place, of the courthouse in the county in which
  1 13 the property was found and in three other of the most public
  1 14 places in the said county; and.
  1 15    2.  In case If the property found shall exceed ten exceeds
  1 16 five hundred dollars in value as determined by the auditor, in
  1 17 addition to the notice provided under subsection 1, the notice
  1 18 shall be published once each week for three consecutive weeks
  1 19 in some newspaper published in and having general circulation
  1 20 in said the county.
  1 21    Sec. 2.  Section 556F.9, Code 1997, is amended to read as
  1 22 follows:
  1 23    556F.9  RECORD OF PUBLICATION.
  1 24    Proof of publication of said notice and of the posting
  1 25 thereof shall be made by affidavits affidavit of the publisher
  1 26 and the person posting said notices of the notice, and said
  1 27 affidavits the affidavit shall be filed in the office of the
  1 28 county auditor of said the county.
  1 29    Sec. 3.  Section 556F.14, Code 1997, is amended to read as
  1 30 follows:
  1 32    The owner shall also be required to pay the finder or
  1 33 auditor all such costs and charges as may have been paid by
  1 34 the finder or auditor for services rendered as aforesaid,
  1 35 including the cost of publication, together with reasonable
  2  1 charges for keeping and taking care of such property, which
  2  2 last mentioned charge, in case the finder and the owner cannot
  2  3 agree, shall be assessed by two disinterested householders of
  2  4 the neighborhood, to be appointed by some magistrate judge of
  2  5 the proper county, whose decision, when made, shall be binding
  2  6 and conclusive on all parties.  
  2  7 SF 398
  2  8 mj/cc/26

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