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[Senate Bill No. 572.]

AN ACT

To dedicate for public park and pleasure resort purposes, the new reservoir

that is being constructed by the state board of public works, in Coventry township, Summit county, Ohio.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION 1. That the body of water and exterior state lands adjacent thereto that are included in the new reservoir that is being constructed by the state board of public works in Coventry township, Summit county, Ohio, for the purpose of supplying water for the Ohio canal, be and the same are hereby set apart and dedicated forever for the use of the public as a public park and pleasure resort to be known and designated as “Nortlı reservoir."

SECTION 2. The islands within said North reservoir shall be under the control and management of the state board of public works and the chief engineer of the public works and may be subdivided into such allotments as in the opinion of said board and the chief engineer will best serve the interest of the public, and may be leased for the term of fifteen years the same as state canal lands are now leased, and the revenues derived from such leases shall be credited to the “Portage Lakes" park fund, and the said Norili reservoir shall be considered as a part of said Portage Lakes.

SECTION 3. All acts heretofore passed and now in force and effect relating to state reservoirs dedicated as public parks and pleasure resorts, shall be in full force and effect as to said North reservoir.

FREEMAN T. EAGLESON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JAMES M. WILLIAMS,

President of the Senate
Passed April 21, 1908.
Approved April 21, 1908.

ANDREW L. I LARRIS,

Governor. 13L.

[Senate Bill No. 566.]

AN ACT

To authorize the board of education of Center township, Guernsey county, Ohio,

to pay James C. Thompson money advanced by him for the construction and furnishing of a school building in said township.

1 WHEREAS, The board of education of Center township, Guernsey county, Ohio, cleeming it necessary for the proper accommodation of the schools of Klondyke Mines in said township, county and state, to erect and furnish a school building at said place; and

WHEREAS, After the completion of said school building said board of education did not have in its building fund sufficient amount of money to pay for the erection and furnishing of said school building; and

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WIIEREAS, Said board of education, without authority of law borrowed from James C. Thompson on the roth day of October, 1907, the sum of fourteen hundred dollars, which sum was expended in the payment of all bills for the construction and furnishing of said school building, therefore

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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION 1. That the board of education of Center township, Guernsey county, Ohio, be and it is hereby authorized and directed to pay to the said James C. Thompson out of any funds under its control and not otherwise appropriated the sum of fourteen hundred dollars, with interest from the roth day of October, 1907, and said board of education is further authorized and directed to make additional levy to that prescribed by law, if same be necessary to raise said amount.

SECTION 2. Upon the order of the board of education of said township, the clerk of said board is hereby authorized and directed to issue his warrant, and the treasurer of said board is hereby authorized and directed to pay said warrant in favor of said James C. Thompson, out of any funds under the control of said board of education of said township and not otherwise appropriated.

JOSEPH D. CHAMBERLIAN, Speaker pro tem. of the House of Representatives.

JAMES M. WILLIAMS,

President of the Senate.
Passed April 21, 1908.
Approved April 22, 1908.

ANDREW L. HARRIS,

Governor. 14L.

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[Senate Bill No. 529.]

AN ACT

To authorize the board of education of Twin township, Preble county, Ohio, to

pay Edith I. Moots for services as teacher.

WHIEREAS, By reason of the resignation on April 4, 1906, of the regular teacher of the public schools in District No. 1, in Twin township, Preble county, Ohio, Miss Edith I. Moots at the request of the board of education of said township, and under a contract duly entered into, taught said school to the entire satisfaction of said board of education and the patrons of said school during the remainder of said term, but was unable, until the fifth day of May, 1906, to obtain a certificate, from the board of county school examiners, and by reason thereof has received 110 compensation for her services from the 9th day of April to the 4th day of May inclusive, being twenty school days, therefore,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION I. That the board of education of Twin township, Preble county, Ohio, be and they are hereby authorized and instructed to pay to said Edith I. Moots out of any funds under their control and not otherwise appropriated, the sum of fifty dollars, being the sum due her for twenty days at fifty dollars per month, to-wit; beginning on April 9th and ending May 4th, 1906.

SECTION 2. Upon the order of the board of education of said township, the clerk of said board is hereby authorized and instructed to issue his warrant, and the treasurer of said board is hereby authorized and directed to pay said warrant in favor of said Edith I. Moots out of any funds under the control of said board of education of said township and not otherwise appropriated.

FREEMAN T. EAGLESON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JAMES M. WILLIAMS,

President of the Senate.
Passed April 23, 1908.
Approved April 24, 1908.

ANDREW L. HARRIS,

Governor. 15L.

[House Bill No. 935.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Elmer E. Dougherty.

WHEREAS, Elmer E. Dougherty, late of Columbus, Ohio, while in the discharge of his duties as a guard at the Ohio penitentiary, on the 9th of September, 1905, was seriously and permanently injured without fault on his part, by the collapse of a platform erected in and on the wail of said institution at the west gate thereof, which platform said Elmer E. Dougherty was at the time using in the ordinary discharge of his duties, and

WHEREAS, By reason of the collapse of said platform said Elmer E. Dougherty fell a distance of about 25 feet to the ground and sustained a fracture of four ribs on the right side of his body, one of which penetrated the pleura of his right lung, causing a hemorrhage thereof, and suffered a displacement of his heart from its normal and proper position, and

WHEREAS, By reason of said injuries said Elmer E. Dougherty suffered enormous bodily pain and anguish, and has since suffered recurrent spells of dizziness caused immediately by the derangement of liis heart and has been wholly unable to take up his duties as guard, or to do any kind of ordinary work or labor whatever, and

WHEREAS, Said injuries are such that he will never fully recover therefrom, and such as to greatly and permanently impair his bodily strength and activity, and his family is and has been in destitute circumstances because of said injuries; therefore,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION 1. That there be and is hereby appropriated for this purpose, out of any moneys in the state treasury, to the credit of the general revenue fund not otherwise appropriated, the sum of twenty-five hundred dollars, which sum shall be in full payment and liquidation of the claim oi said Elmer E. Dougherty, for any and all injuries received by him as aforesaid. And the auditor of state is hereby authorized and directed to issue his warrant on the treasury to pay to said Elmer E. Dougherty the sum of twenty-five hundred ($2,500) dollars.

FREEMAN T. EAGLESON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JAMES M. WILLIAMS,

President of the Senate.
Passed April 27, 1908.
Approved April 27, 1908.

ANDREW L. HARRIS,

Governor. I6L.

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[House Bill No. 963.]

AN ACT

To purchase additional land for state rifle range and camp ground and make

same a state park for military purposes.

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Be it cnacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION 1. That there be and is hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury to the credit of the general revenue fund, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of six thousand and six liundred dollars, for the purchase of additional land for the state rifle range and camp ground, said tract of land containing about 64 acres, adjoining said camp ground on the west and being the west half of the west half of the west half oi section 21, Erie township, Ottawa county.

SECTION 2. The adjutant general is authorized to purchase or procure by appropriation and cause to be deeded to the state of Ohio, by good and sufficient deed, said tract of land as mentioned in section I of this act, and upon the issue of proper vouchers the state auditor shall issue warrants upon the treasury for such amounts as the adjutant general shall certify, not to exceed six thousand and six hundred dollars, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act.

SECTION 3. That said lands mentioned in section I of this act, when so purchased and deeded to the state of Ohio, together with the lands now owned and occupied by the state of Ohio and the Ohio State Rifle Association, and described more particularly as follows to-wit: Situate in the state of Ohio, county of Ottawa and township of Erie, and commencing at the southeast corner of the west half of the northeast quarter of section 28, and running thience in the east line of the west half of said northeast quarter 2616 feet to the southeast corner of the west half of the southeast quarter of section 21 thence north seventy degrees east (N. 70 E.) about 1,125 feet to the shore of Lake Erie; thence northwesterly along said lake shore about 5,380 feet to the west line of the east half of the west half of the west half of said section 21; then south along said west line 3,834 feet to the south line of said section 21 ; thence east along said south line 662 feet to the west line of the east half of the northwest quarter of said section 28; thence south along said west line 2,625 feet to the south line of the north half of said section 28, thence east in "said south

line 2,473 feet to the place of beginning, and containing in all about 488 acres of land, and the same is liereby dedicated and set apart forever as a state park for military purposes, the same to be known and designated as Camp Perry, in honor of Commodore Oliver Hazzard Perry and the great naval victory won by him September 10, 1813, near this park.

The sale of intoxicating liquors on the lands of this park belonging to the state of Ohio shall be forever prohibited.

SECTION 4. The adjutant general shall be the custodian of said park and lands, and is authorized to make such changes in existing roadways and improvements from time to time as the needs of the state and the exigencies of the service may require, and any and all improvements made upon the lands of said park, belonging to the state, from moneys received from any source whatever, shall become the property of the state of Ohio. And the adjutant general shall have power to prescribe and enforce such rules and police regulations, subject to statutory provisions, as he inay deem necessary for the proper protection and safety of the public; and the adjutant general shall have the same power and control over the park herein provided for as the state board of public works, or the joint boards provided for by law now have over state lands, lakes and reservoirs.

Provided, however, that the county road now running through said premises shall not be closed until a new road is open on the west side of said Camp Perry leading to Lake Erie and connecting on the south with county road; nor shall the sewer drain running east and westi through said premises to Lake Erie be closed until another sufficient outlet for drainage is provided on west side of said Camp Perry to Lake Erie.

FREEMAN T. EAGLESON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JAMES M. WILLIAMS,

President of the Senate.
Passed May 1, 1908.
Approved May 1, 1908.

ANDREW L. HARRIS,

Governor. 17L.

[Senate Bill No. 303.]

AN ACT

To establish a criminal court in the city of Canton, Stark county, Ohio.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION 1. That there shall be, and is hereby established in the city of Canton, Stark county, a criminal court held by a judge, which court shall be styled the criminal court and be a court of record, and shall have jurisdiction of any offense under any ordinance of the said city of Canton and of any misdemeanor committed within the limits of said city, to hear and finally determine the same and impose the prescribed penalty; but cases in which the accused is entitled to a trial by a jury, shall be so tried unless a jury be waived in writing by the accused.

SECTION 2. In felonies committed within the county the court shall have the power to hear the case and discharge, recognize or commit, and

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