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voters.

SECTION 2. That for the purpose of paying said bonds Additional tax

levy. and the interest thereon as they become due, the village council is hereby empowered and directed to levy annually on all the taxable property of the sewer district, on account of which said bonds were issued, a tax sufficient to pay the interest on all the bonds belonging to such sewer district, and also the bonds of such sewer district falling due that year, which tax may be in addition to taxes now allowed by law. Such levy shall be placed on the tax duplicate by the county auditor and be collected as other taxes, and be paid to the village treasurer.

SECTION 3. Before the village council shall issue said Question to be bonds or levy said tax the proposition shall be submitted to submitted to a vote of the qualified electors of said village at any general or municipal election, or at a special election that may be called for that purpose by the council, of which ten days' notice shall be given by the mayor in two newspapers of general circulation in said village, and if a two-thirds majority of all the votes cast at such election are in favor of issuing said bonds, then, and not otherwise, shall the council of said village be authorized to issue said bonds and levy said tax, as berein provided. Those voting in favor of the issue of said bonds shall have written or printed on their ballots the words “For the issue of bonds-Yes;” and those voting against the issue of bonds shall have written or printed on their ballots the words "For the issue of bonds—No.”

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

LEWIS C. LAYLIN,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
ANDREW L. HARRIS,

President of the Senate.
Passed April 18, 1892.

334G

[House Bill No. 821.)

AN ACT

Conferring upon women's christian associations incorporated under the

laws of Ohio, all the powers and authority conferred upon children's homes incorporated under the laws of this state.

WHEREAS, Some of the women's christian associations, Preamble. incorporated under the laws of this state, in pursuance of the humane and benevolent purposes of their organization, have established and maintained branches or departments known as retreats for aiding (and assisting) betrayed women, and redeeming the fallen, and in which children are born and abandoned or deserted by their parents; and

WHEREAS, At present, no adequate means are provided whereby such children can be placed in and adopted by families where they will be provided with proper support, education and training, and proper supervision maintained over them after they have been so placed; therefore,

Women's christinn associations empowered to procura homes for childreu.

SDOTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That every women's christian association now or hereafter incorporated under the laws of the state of Ohio, having and maintaining a branch or department as a retreat for unfortunate or fallen women, shall have, and they are hereby vested with, all the powers and authority conferred upon children's homes, incorporated under the laws of this state, in placing, indenturing, and procuring the adoption in private families of children who are born in such retreats of the inmates thereof, and who are abandoned or deserted by their parents, and the supervision over them after thoy have been so placed or adopted.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effoct on and after its passage.

LEWIS CLAYLIN,
Speaker of the House of Represontatives.
ANDREW L HARRIS,

President of Wie Sonate.
Passed April 18, 1892.

3356

Street rail roads :

of street rai road corpordtions.

[House Bill No 828.]

AN ACT
To amond section 2505b of the Revised Statutes of Ohio, as enacted May

1, 1891.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Siato
of Ohio, That section 2505b of the Revised Statutes be

amended so as to read as follows: Consolidation

Sec. 2505b. Whenever the lines or authorized lines of road on [of] any street railroad corporations or companies meet or intersect, or whenever any such line of any street railroad corporation or company, and that of any inclined plane railway or railroad corporation, or any company or any railroad operated by electricity may be conveniently connected to be operated to mutual advantage, such corporations

or companies, or any two or more of them, are hereby authorConsolidatira ized to consolidate themselves into a single corporation, or,

whenever a line of road of any street railroad company or with fureiun corporation corporation organized in this state is made, or is in process of

construction, to the boundary line of the state, or to any point either in or out of the state, such corporation or company may coneolidate its capital stock with the capital stock of any corporation or company, or corporations or companies, in an adjoining state, the line or lines of whose road or roads have been made, or are in process of construction, to the same point or points, in the same manner and with the same effect ag provided for the consolidation of railroad companies in sections 3381 (as amended), 3382, 3383 (as amended), 3384, 3385, 3386, 3387, 3388, 3389, 3390, 3391, 3392 and 9805 of the Revised Statutes, and in any and all acts amendatory and supplementary to said sections and each of them; and the said sections so amended and supplemented are adopted and

of domestic

made to be part of this section; or any such corporation may Purchase of purchase and own all or any part of the capital stock of any forelyu corsuch corporation or company, corporations or companies, in poralions. an adjoining state.

SECTION 2. Section 25055 of the Revised Statutos of Bepeals, etc. Ohio, as enacted May 1, 1891, be and the same is hereby re pealed; and this act shall take effect and be in force from and aiter its passage.

LEWIS CLAYLIN,
Speaker of the House of Reproposalinan
ANDREW L. HARRIS,

President of Las Scoala
Passed April 18, 1892.

336G

the state:

[House Bill No. 833.]

AN ACT
To amend section 3 of “An act to prevent the making of deficiencies

in the public institutions and departments of the state of Ohio,"
passed March 11, 1889.

SECTION 1. De it enacted by the General Asambly of the State Deficiencies in of Ohio, That section 3 of an act to provent the making of de bubble instituficiencies in the public institutions and departments of the partments of state of Ohio, passed March 11, 1889, be and the same is hero by amended so as to read as follows:

Sec. 3. In case of an emergency requiring the expendi- Emergency ture of a greater sum than the amount appropriated by the general assembly for such institution or department in any one year or for the expending of money not specifically provided for by law, there is hereby created an emergency board consisting of the governor, auditor of state, attorney-general, chairman of the house finance committee, and chairman of the senate finance committee, to authorize deficiencies to be made. The governor shall be the president and the President and chairman of the house finance committee shall be the secrotars. secretary of the board. The secretary will keep a complete Record of record of all the proceedings. Any officer contemplated in promedioge ; this act desiring to ask authority to create a deficiency will creating definotify the secretary in writing setting forth fully tho facts in connection with the case. As soon as can be done conveniently the secretary will arrange for a meeting of the board, and will notify the officer of the time and place of meeting and requesting his presence. Before a permit is granted it must have the approval of not less than four members of the board who shall sign the same. The necessary expenses Expanses of of the chairmen of the senate and house finance committees Chairmen of while engaged in the duties herein specified shall be paid out miltecs. of the fund for expenses of legislative committees upon itemized vouchers approved by themselves, and the auditor of state is hereby authorized to draw his warrant upon the treas urer of state for the same.

board

ciencies.

Repeals.

SECTION 2. Said original section 3 is hereby repealed.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect on its passage.

LEWIS C. LAYLIN,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
ANDREW L. HARRIS,

President of the Senate.
Passed April 18, 1892.

337G

[House Bill No. 838.]

AN ACT

Authorizing county commissioners of counties not having work-houses to

release on parole indigent prisoners confined in jail for fines and costs.

and costs in county not

house.

Parole of pris- SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Slate in jail cior fine of Ohio, That the county commissioners of any county in

this state not having a work-house, be and the same are herehaving work

by authorized and empowered to release on parole any indigent prisoner confined in the jail of such county for fine and costs alone; the parole in every such case to be in writing, signed by the prisoner so released, and conditioned for the payment of the fine and costs by the prisoner released in labor or money in installments or otherwise, and shall be approved

by the prosecuting attorney of such county. Arrest and

SECTION 2. When any person released under the prorecommitment visions of section one of this act fails to comply with the of violator of parole. conditions of the parole upon which he was released, the

county commissioners of the county in which such person was released shall give notice thereof in writing to the sheriff of such county, who shall thereupon immediately arrestsuch person wherever found in this state and recommit him to the jail of such county therein, to be confined until said fine and costs are paid or he is otherwise legally discharged.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

LEWIS C. LAYLIN
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
ANDREW L. HARRIS,

President of the Senate.
Passed April 18, 1892.

338G

[House Bill No. 841.]

AN ACT

To authorize the trustees of any township in any county which, at the last federal census had, at any succeeding federal

eusus may have a population of not less than twenty-nine thousand and fifty, and not exceeding twenty-nine thousand eight hundred, to improve public roads, levy taxes therefor and issue bonds in anticipation of such taxes.

bonds.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Slate Township of Ohio, That the trustees of any township in any county, of bighway imthis state, which, at the last federal census, had or which, at honds (Van

Wert county). any subsequent federal census, shall have a population not less than twenty-nine thousand and fifty and not exceeding twenty-nine thousand and eight hundred, shall have power to issue the bonds of such townships, respectively, in any sum not exceeding twelve (12) per cent of the valuation as shown by the last tax duplicate, bearing interest at a rate not exceeding six per cent. per annum from the date of issue, payable semi-annually, for the purpose of improving the highways in such townships, respectively.

SECTION 2. Said bonds shall be signed by the trustees Iesae, sale and of such townsbip and countersigned by the clerk; and shall redemption of not be sold for less than par value; the principal shall be payable after ten years from the date of the issue of said bonds, in annual installments, of not less than ten per cent. of the bonds 60 issued; and the said trustees are hereby Lovy of tax. authorized to levy a tax on all the taxable property of such township to pay said bonds and interest thereon as the same becomes due, and the funds so realized from the sale of said Application of bonds shall be used by the trustees of such township for no Ponceds of other purpose than that specified in section 1 of this act.

SECTION 3. The board of trustees of such township after Examination having determined wbich roads are to be improved, shall emporeds to be examine such roads and ascertain if the proposed roads are sufficiently graded and drained; and if such be not the case, Surveyor or then they may take to their assistance a competent surveyor eukineer; or engineer, whose duty it shall be to make, under the direction of the board of trustees, a survey and level of the roads selected, fix the grade of the road and the grade and capacity of the drains on the side thereof. The trustees shall cause to Culverts; be constructed all necessary culverts on such roads, fix the width and width of the graveled or macadamized track not less than track. nine feet nor more than sixteen feet wide, and the depth thereof not less than eight inches nor more than twelve inches in the center, and the slope from the center to the sides. The trustees may consolidate the road districts through which Consolidation any such road improvement passes, and direct the supervisors of road disa of such road district to work the two days' labor in such dis- days’ labor. trict, and in such manner as shall be prescribed by the trustees.

SECTION 4. A majority of the board of trustees shall be Ordering and necessary to order the said improvement, and the work of letting of imconstruction and the furnishing of material for such road

provement.

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