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SEC. 2. All claims allowed under this act shall be paid How allowout of the state military fund.

ances paid. SEC. 3. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

A. J. CUNNINGHAM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

SAM'L F. HUNT,

President pro tem. of the Senate. Passed January 18, 1871.

AN ACT

Supplementary to an act entitled an “an act to amend

section one of an act entitled 'an act to enable associations of persons for building hotels and for other pur. poses to become bodies corporate, passed April 5, 1866, as amended by an act passed April 16, 1867, (passed April 25, 1868, 65 Vol., Stat. 108.) SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That any company now incorporated, or which

Provisions may hereafter be incorporated, under an act entitled "an act extended to to amend section one of an 'act to enable associations of per. building of sons, for building hotels and for other purposes, to become exchanges, bodies corporate,” passed April 5, 1866, and amended by an etc. act passed April 16, 1867, passed April 25, 1868, shall be and are hereby authorized and empowered to construct and main. tain buildings to be used as an exchange, or place of congre. gation of merchants, with halls, offices, rooms, storerooms and cellars, to be used in connection therewith, or rented; and to acquire, hold, use and convey at pleasure all such real and personal property as may be necessary and convenient for such purpose.

SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

A. J. CUNNINGHAM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

SAM'L F. HUNT,

President pro tem. of the Senate. Passed January 19, 1871.

AN ACT

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Making partial appropriations for the year 1871. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That there be and hereby is appropriated, out of any money in the treasury to the credit of general revenue

and not otherwise appropriated, the following sums, to wit: Members and For the payment of the per diem, and mileage of members officers of and officers of the general assembly, under the laws and resgeneral as- olutions of the house and senate, respectively, one hundred sembly.

thousand dollars. Southern lu

For provisions and necessary current expenses of the natic asylum. southern lunatic asylum, fitteen thousand dollars. Northern lu- For provisions and necessary current expenses of the natic asylum. northern lunatic asylum, ten thousand dollars.

For provisions and necessary current expenses of the lum.

asylum for the blind, five thousand dollars. Reform

For the purchase of material for manufacture at the reform school.

farm for boys, the sum of five thousand dollars. Supreme For contingent expenses of the supreme court, including court con- pay of messenger, four hundred dollars. tingents. For contingent expenses of the clerk of the supreme court,

one hundred dollars. School commissioners'

For payment of clerks in the office of the state school comclerks. missioner, six hundred dollars.

For the expenses of the committees of the general assembly, Legislativo

upon the certificate of the chairman of each committee, and committees.

of the chairman of the committee of claims of each house respectively, five hundred dollars.

For the contingent expenses of the general assembly, upon Contingent

vouchers approved by the president of the senate and speaker of general assembly.

of the house, respectively, five hundred dollars.

For the per diem, mileage and expenses of the members State board of equaliza- sand dollars.

and officers of the state board of equalization, fifteen thoution.

For tbe necessary expenses of the trustees of the Ohio Trustees of

agricultural and mechanical college, to be paid upon the ceragricultural college.

tificate of the president and secretary thereof, with voucherg

satisfactory to the auditor of state, two thousand dollars. Fuel.

For fuel for the state house, sixteen hundred dollars. Binding For binding for the state, five thousand dollars. Printing For printing for the state, five thousand dollars. Printing at For the printing department of the deaf and dumb asylum, D. & D. Asy- five hundred dollars. lum.

For costs of prosecution and transportation of convicts to Transportation, etc., of the Ohio penitentiary, fifteen thousand dollars. convicts. For wages of employes under the direction of the superinEmployes of tendent of the state house, including all deficiencies, twentystate house.

five hundred dollars. Board of mil

For claims that have been or may be allowed by the board itary claims. of military claims, thirty-five thousand dollars.

To pay expenses of survey of land near the “ Lewistown reservoir, under the resolution of the last session," directing the board of public works to appropriate and condemn, as Survey of

Lewistown easements for the use of the state, the right to flood certain

reservoir lands near Lewistown reservoir, two hundred and fifty dollars.

land.
SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and
after its passage.

A. J. CUNNINGHAM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

SAM'L F. HUNT,

President pro tem. of the Senate. Passed January 19th, 1871.

AN ACT

To provide for an Appropriation from the Agricultural

and Mechanical College Fund, and authorizing the deposit in the State Treasury of certain Bonds.

WHEREAS, The board of trustees of the Ohio agricultural and mechanical college has bargained for the purchase of several tracts of land in Franklin county, Ohio, the payment for a part of which is to be made in money, and they bave not the money with which to make such payment, and whereas said board holds the seven per cent. coupon bonds of Franklin county to a large amount, issued in pursuance of an “ act to authorize the several counties of the State to raise money to secure the location of the Ohio agricultural and mechanical college," passed April 18, 1870 (67 0.L., p. 95), and upon which bonds said board can not at this time realize an amount of money sufficient to pay for such purchase with. out great sacrifice thereon ; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enaced by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That there be and hereby is appropriated from Appropria

tions from and out of the Ohio agricultural and mechanical college fund,

agricultural the sum of thirty-four thousand two hundred and forty-five college fund. dollars, being an amount equal to and not exceeding ten per centum upon the principal of said fund as derived from the sale of land scrip received by the state of Ohio under and by virtue of an “ act of Congress donating lands to the sev. eral states and territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts," approved July 2, 1862; this appropriation being made for the purpose of paying for lands purchased as referred to in the preamble of this act. SEC. 2. That before any of said money shall be drawn

Conditions from the treasury the said board of trustees shall deposit of appropria with the treasurer of state said bonds of Franklin county tion. equal in amount to the amount appropriated in the foregoing section, to be credited to the agricultural and mechanical col. lege fund, and the coupons of which, as they become due, shall be collected by said treasurer of state and placed to the

credit of said college fund as soon as such deposit shall have
been made. The trustees of said college are authorized to
make requisitions for the amount of money above appropri.
ated, and the treasurer of state is required to pay the same
upon presentation of proper vouchers as required by law, and
said board shall use the same in payment for the purchase
above specified in accordance with the provisions of the act
of Congress before referred to; provided, that the said college
fund shall be reimbursed in the sum of thirty-four thousand
two hundred and forty-five dollars with interest above appro-
priated, whenever the said bonds referred to in this act shall
have matured and been paid. If said bonds shall not be
paid at maturity, the treasurer of state shall proceed to col.
lect or sell the same at par value and apply the proceeds
thereof to the reimbursement of said fund; and provided
further, that no warrant shall be issued by the auditor of
state for the payment of any money appropriated by the pro-
visions of this act, until the executive committee of said
board of trustees have filed their certificate with the said
auditor that the commissioners of Franklin county have fully
executed their contract with said board in reference to the
donation of three hundred thousand dollars by said county
to said agricultural and mechanical college; provided still
further, that this act shall not be construed to operate as a
guaranty by the state of the payment of the said bonds of
Franklin county, or as creating any obligation on the part of
the State to repay to said fund any part of the sum herein
appropriated beyond the amount that may be realized on
said bonds.
SEC. 3. This act to take effect on its passage.

A. J. CUNNINGHAM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

SAM'L F. HUNT,
President

pro

tem. of the Senate. Passed January 20, 1871.

AN ACT

When it is unlawful to hurt, kill, eto., wild duok.

For the further protection of certain Birds and Game.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That it shall be unlawful for any person, between the first day of March and the first day of September, upon any lake or bay within or bordering upon this state, or upon any streams or waters tributary thereto, or in any of the channels, ponds, or marshes connected therewith, to hunt, kill, or destroy any wild duck of any kind. And it shall be unlawful for any person in this state, to expose for sale, or to have in his possession, any wild duck killed or trapped be. tween the first day of March and the first day of September. SEC. 2. Any person offending against any of the provis- Penalty for ions of this act, shall, on conviction thereof, be fined in

violation of any

the law. sum, not less than one nor more than two dollars, for every duck so killed or found in his possession, or exposed for sale contrary to the provisions of this act. And the court assessing the fine may order the offender to stand committed to the jail of the county until the fine is paid.

SEC. 3. All prosecutions under this act shall be in the Jurisdiction name of the state of Ohio, before any justice of the peace, of courts. or other officer or court having jurisdiction; and the offen. der may be prosecuted, either in the county where the offense was committed or where the defendant resides. All fines imposed and collected in such cases shall be paid, one half to the informer and the other half into the county treasury, for the benefit of common schools.

SEC. 4. This aet shall take effect from and after its passage.

A. J. CUNNINGHAM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
J. C. LEE,

President of the Senate.
Passed January 31, 1871.

AN ACT

To provide for the erection and maintenance of “chutes"

for the passage of fish over the dams across the streams of this state.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That there shall be erected and maintained by Chutes must

be erected the owner or owners of any dam across any river or creek in

across dams, this state, a sufficient passage way, or chute, for the passage etc. of fish over such dam, or dams; which chute shall be kept open and free for the passage of fish, by said owner or occupant.

SEC. 2. That whenever the owner or owners, or occupant Duty of comof any such dam shall neglect or refuse to construct such missioners in passage way, or chute, over the same, it is hereby made the case of neg

lect to erect duty of the commissioners of any county in this state, in

chutes, etc. which such dam may be situate, to proceed, after one year from the passage of this act, on notice to them in writing, made by at least five freeholders of said county, to let the work of erecting such passage way, or chute, and providing the materials therefor, to the lowest responsible bidder; and all expense attendant upon the erection or maintenance of the same shall be paid by the owner or owners, or occupant of said dam; which shall be recovered in the name of the person or persons so taking said job and building said passage way, or chute, upon the acceptance of the same by said commissioners.

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