Notice is hereby given that the following petition will be presented to the Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County, California, at the regular meeting of said Board, to be held at 10 o'clock a. m. on Monday, April 30, 1906, in the office of the said Board, in the Court House, of the County of Los Angeles, California.
To the Honorable Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County, State of California:
The undersigned petitioners respectfully represent:
First, That they, and each of them, are bona fide residents of and within the territory hereinafter described and proposed for municipal corporation, and that they, and each of them, are qualified electors of the said County of Los Angeles, State of California.
Second, That the following is a particular description of the boundaries of the territory proposed for municipal corporation:
Beginning at the intersection - (Description).
Third, That your petitioners believe that the interest of the inhabitants residing within the boundaries of the proposed municipal corporation, above described, and the interests of all owners of property within said boundaries above mentioned, will be subserved and promoted by its incorporation as a city of the sixth class, to be named and entitled "The City of Watts."
Fourth, That said portion of Los Angeles County so described and bounded or any part thereof, is not incorporated as a municipal corporation, or any part of a municipal corporation, and there are now living and residing within the boundaries of said proposed municipal corporation more than two thousand inhabitants.
Fifth, That there is attached to this petition an affidavit of (3) three qualified electors verifying that the said petition has, and bears the required number of signatures of qualified electors.
Wherefore, your petitioners, being more than fifty qualified electors of Said County of Los Angeles and residents within the limits of the corporation hereby proposed and petitioned for, pray that that portion of Los Angeles County, State of California, lying within the boundaries hereinbefore described, may be incorporated as a municipal corporation of the sixth class under the name and style of "The City of Watts," under and by virtue of the provisions of an Act of the Legislature of the State of California, entitled, "An Act to provide for the organization, incorporation and government of municipal corporations," approved March 13, 1883, and acts amendatory and supplemental thereto. And further pray that to that end your Honorable Body take the steps necessary under the aforesaid act and acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto to cause an election to be held in said territory included in said proposed corporation in accordance with law.
Dated this 5th day of April, A. D., Nineteen Hundred' and Six.
W. M. Kellogg, C. W. Curran, et al.
State of California, County of Los Angeles, ss.
S. J. Lord, C. W. Curran, A. H. Trimble, each being first duly sworn, each for himself and not one for the other, deposes and says:
I am a qualified elector of the County of Los Angeles, State of California, and reside within the limits of the territory described in Section II of the foregoing petition for incorporation, and was then and since have been such elector and resident as aforesaid; that I know of my own knowledge that the facts stated in said petition are true and each signer thereof is a qualified elector of said county and a resident within the limits of the territory described in Section II of said petition as the territory to be included within said proposed municipal corporation, and that each and everyone of said signers was such elector and resident when he signed his name to said petition and has continued to be such elector and resident, I know of my own knowledge that each signature to said petition is the true and genuine signature of the person whose name it purports to be and that the identical petition to which this is attached was and is actually signed by more than fifty persons, each of whom is both a qualified elector and a resident within said proposed municipal corporation, as the boundaries thereof are described and set forth in said petition.
S. J. Lord,
C. W. Curran.,
A. H. Trimble
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 5th day of April, 1906.
(seal) Caroline EL Smith,
Notary Public in and for Los Angeles County, California.