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" TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.-.-:?
Dollar and Flrtjr Cents, IT
i" paid in advance, v , . ., . . .. i .
Two Dollars within the year.
V "Jot-paid unltl after the expiration of the.ycar
..Tsva Dollars an. JPipr Cents :!i
will be charged. ' ' , ..-,'
jyNo paprt wift be diseontiaued until all or
rearages areaid except At Jhe, D.tio S(Jh ,P"Jb"
IAneommiinlcatlorirVm the busiaess of the
offigs must be postpaid io secure iwuuua
irr Ta nub, of ten oi more, tho paper pill
le Yurnishid at a liberal' reduction' in price. ;
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Laws of OHoP!piiishcffby Anthoritj.
u 7 fNo.' 19.1 '" ': ; '' ' '
AN ACT to amend the act entitled "nn act to
amehd the act to rceulate the nraotice of the Ju
dicial Courts," passed Feb. 26, 1818; also, to
amend the act passed March 21,' 1850, in amend
menl at th nrar.tice of the Judicial Courts..
' Sec: l.! Be it enacted by the General
Assembl of the Slate oA Ohio. That the
recordequired to be kept, by the. first sec
tion U said act, passed Feb. 25. 1848, may
be kept In a docket provided for that pur
pose, and alt.Biich dockets and record books
which Tiavfc been,- w shall Dr nereawer usea
devoted lb tne rocording bf auch- levies
reiuma. shall be taken' and considered
. salrbf'nn Ted! estate by virtue of any ex-
' ecution io ocder of sale,, it . is hereby innde
his duty to tax and collect, as increase-Costs
fo'rlthe clerk; the compensation provided for.
in the second secttorjtDfjstfid.aci.f ih.it l-m
Sac. 3. The respective ..clorksi of. .tbc
court of common Dleas, superior court of
Cincinnaticommercial court of Clncinriati
and superioif court of Clovelfll)d,, shall, in
" making return to" writs of error, or of certi
orari, send up. it the supremo : court .the ori
ginal files, process, pleadings and exceptions,
and dulv certified transcripts of till journal
entries of fthe proceedings and judgment of J
tneir respective courts in tin piuiituim vuno
named In- the Writ Provided, . that said clerk
shall omit from" suclv return, all such parts
osaid files, and "other papers and docu
ments in lunv such case,' as he may 'be hi-
sfiticted sr) ;tff do, byJ the direction, ih wri.
tirii oT Bo'ts Parties to such su'u, to be. filed
in the office of such clerk, and a cony of
whichjwrttten direcijonj shall .be annex idto
mid certified with, such return. 1
Sec3. '4." That When 'ftnv persoa'appoint-
ed by any i:ourt 'ns an appraise of ilie lahds
f any deceased-- persot:, shull die, remove
from.tbe county, ;or in any, other. jmanner
become disabled from acting as such ap
praiser, any Justicp of the, Peace In 'the
county where such' luuus or personal estate
may be iitaated, Shall nave power to nusucn
vapancy.'flhd the persorr so appointed shall
take fcn'oaih.as Jr. .oilier casts, oeiore entor
intr unon the duties of said appointment. ..
' Sbo, 5., The.second section of jpn set in
amendment "of the ' practice orthe;judicidl
cfourts'. pabcd March 21, 1850its hereby re-
peali di-; ." " II :.tu'A:iu -.i'i: ,. jw,
.i ...iJOilN. V, MOSB.i
,, Speaker of the House of Rep's'. .
Speaker of the Senate:"'
March 20, 1851
ATTiCT-to amend the sot dwecling the mode f
. proceeding in thancery. . .
" Snc! r Be it enacted by the General As
iemb?iofthe Stale f Ohio, That when
a petition for revisw shall bo filed in the Su
preme Court, any judgo of said Court ,lou-.
thorizediq yacatw Mpw.jgood ciluse,
k 6faj- proceedings on the former decree
until the next term of ilid court,' where such
ni'oceedirtes are oendinff, tn which case such
j idgo shall: :direct the nature and amount of
security Jq, be given by ilia party applying
for such stay.' :
" Sec.2. . That whon such petition shall
be filedfrithe Common Pleas, tho President
Judge7 of-such Court is authorized to exer
cisAhft shme power, on the 6arne terms.
r-.-vi ir - JOHN F. WORSE,, .
, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
" , , CHARLES C. CONVER3.
, :. .nr,y- Speaker of theAenale.
Marchle, 1851. I
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, ., No. 51.
AN ACT to amend the act entitled "An act to
' regulate the fees of officers in civil and criminal
, cases," passed March 6, 1831. ; ,?
( Seo.j 1,., Be it enacted by the General As
setnbly of ' tKe State of Ohio, That when
ally ShorifT. or other officer discharging the
duiies of Sheriff, shall return any process
issued from the Court of Common Pleas, or
oilier cdlilrr of sny other county than" that in
w hieb'such Sheriff or other officer resides,
in any pihyrrnanner than by himself or his
deputy, fieisonally, such Sheriff or other
officer shall only.'bo entitled to charge'and
rvecive' mileage' thereon, to be computed
frwir the. office of said officer to the place
service, and back to the office of said
oflieer,.., V(, t ( . ,l;
Bsc. 2. That so much of lhe ncj to which
tit Is Is an"umendmeni,as bonflicts with this
del, be" and the same is hereby repealed,
-u fl-nr-io JOHN F. MORSE, -.
rL a ! Speaker of the llonte of Rep't ,
; , charles c ponvers, r .
'! "" Speaker of the Senate: "
uric nf ihn ns euiion dockets desienatad
by lite first secHior of said acfc-ir ! i. j on.'
u'Se. i t Vhe-neTsny o(fioerxhilmk9
V ' March 21, 1851. '' '!ii' " i
-r.:un L.ia ,-v1'JNoV82.'l! " :I'1'''
ArV ACfto anWnd the act directing the rnnnner
, a of swving niesue process against railroad eoin
pnnics.'passed March 21, 1,850. , ,
Sec1.'!."' Be ll ihdcledbp the General' At-'
, ' semily.of iH Slate of Qhio, That the or
- . vice Drovided-fotJa the third scciion of the
V act emiiled. an,,aqi.direciijig the roanppf; of
Dl serving mesne process ngainsi. ranronu
companies, passed Mtrch 21, 1850, shall be
', T inadeat least five1 dtyff befe-reme" flay: set
, Ibr ihe- trial of the cause,' andiJiut the Itast
cUufeof said third section be and Is hereby
TflHF:M0RsV;?:' " "
f '0,c, pek of t'fie House br Rep's.
'W t' Spe"' of ihe Senate, .'
I ,pnw thjlsw pf videncci'; PWMrchM,
X& iienacied li IheGenetal'Ai
' ivr 1 r "i" trt smimfi nn ss i '. l rni hilb "v-
fmblVofthe-State frAOAtW That he pro
ittonsc 'ne,actni'uwf3,'fci;i- " v--pn)V.th-
U pf pyideucolpassccj , March
it'l2Wrbq n(J tho samo are hereby ex
t.'wled 'to all sulu and proceedings in chnn-V-lfX
ind'affiitratibriVeo Tar as the ftmfmay
b,,a,;i nJOHH F, MORSE, ,. ,,!.
- Speaket of tho Iio"",? 8!
Charles c, conyers.
Speaker of tho Senate.
March 22, 1861.
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i (9 per Annum.
C. T.'i iv.L'.'el.
AN ACT authorising the granting of Alimony.
Sec. . jBe it enacted by the General As
sembly of the Stale of Ohio, That the sev
eral1 courts' of common' pleas In the State
are hereby authorized to granl Alimony for
the following causes: 1st aduliery: 2d
habitual drunkenness; 3d gross neglett of
duty; 4th abandonment of the 'wile with
out cood;Cause; 5th-whenthereJaa sepa
rution In consequence of . ill-treatment on
the n'art bf the husbantl; 6th confinement
in the pehiienllary,' 1 n which case the appli
catlD-shall bo made while, the husband ji
Sec. 2." Tho ' nrbcepdings shall be con
ducted In-all resiiects '1n iises of pplicd-
uon.for aitforcai')-, w i?a! lit cj l.-i.i-,
.Sfic.,3, JTii m rtrtUakft.eflbej find be
tn lorce irom ana alter n& passage, mm an
s)cis.'" and parts ' of acts; IhcdrisistCht'1 herb
with,' are' hrireb'r'enealed.' Hh-.-ll
-. Ji !. JOJN W MOR31S svf.i ii Li
.iVit.'Speakert Qf the Jousef,Rep'8v,
CHAR UT.S C mNERS, '
mT i.O .iSpeqkqr 'of llis.Skjnie.;
March, I8j,4I,., , v;:,l .,
AN ACT to amend tf tct entltlf d aa act to pro-
vide for the partition of real estate, passed Feb-.
i ruary 17, 1851. - " " ' " ' ' ' ' ' '' ' ' ' ?
: ceo. 1 . iu Jit n enacted by me uenerai w
sembly of the Slaltt,of Ohio, .That In all
sales made by the sheriff pursuant y an
order in case . of nartition. unless1 the court
shall, bv special oder, direct and require' on
eood cause' shoWn, the- sale vtobe mado for
cash. down',. the purchase money; shall be
payable, one'third. on the day -of sale, one-,
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tinrq in one vear, anu one-ii iiu m iu yem
jliereafttr, with" friieresii' lhe' deferred pity'
nldnisto bo secured to the parties, agreeaoiy
Id the respective Interests,' according to : the
tenia section of the act afore mentioned.. ; .
J0HN F. MORSB,
J Speaker of the House of Rep's.
,: CHARLES C (CONVERS
March 24, 1851. . ,
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(" ' O'-'-'tl ;,- JNo &6.AJ!.-
AN ACT 'to amend the act entitled an actprovi-
-tiding for the collection pf claims against steam
' .boats, and pther- wate; crafts,, and authorizing
- proceedings against the' same in name, passed
FebruaTy 26 1843, and 'the act amendatory
thereto, passed March 10, 1843.' ". i,
Sec l.v'iie it enacted by lhe,,General As
sembly of the , Slate of OAio. Tliat .it is
hereby made the duty of each and every
constablu or other olnccr, hoidlnff an order
for the sale of any steamboat of other water
craft,' under the jprovUions of. either of the
above mentioned acts,' in addition to the no
tice required therein for ahe-sale.tliereof, to
give at, leaa ten. days, notice jn some news
paper' printed --and ip goiieral circulation, in
the county where such process is issued, in
case a newspaper is published therein. ' " :'
' h JOHN F. MORSIi, .v.,. x,
, T u,;, ,t Ssker of the Uou ot en s.
., f ; , CHARLES Q, CONVERS,
Speaker of the Senate.
March 24, 1851. " ' " ' " '
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' J" -"' fNo. 671'' r- -
AN ACT to amend an act entitled 'An act to ere-
: ate a lien in. favor of Mechanics and others in
certain cases,", passed March 11, 1843, ,
Sbo. 1. lie it enacted by the General As
sembly of the Stale of Ohio, Thai any per
son or persons, who now hold or shall here
after hold a lien, under the above recited act,
may, in addition to the remedy therein pro
vided for, proceed by petition in chancery,
as in other cases of liens, against the owner
or owners of, and all other persons interest
ed, either as lien holders, or otherwise, in
any such boat, vessel, or other water craft,
or house, mill, manulactory or other build
ing or appurtenance, in the first section of
said act mentioned, and the lot or lots of
land on which the same shall stand, and ob
tain such final decree therein for the rent or
sale thereof, as justice and equity may re-
mire, anything in said act to the contrary
notwithstanding. 11 !' - ';
JUUJN r. MUKSh), '
" ," ' Speaker of the House of Rep's.'
; 1 . CHARLES C. CONVERS, .
' .' ' Speaker of the Senate.
, ,Marcht25, 1851.; ; ; ;
AN ACT to amend an act 'entitled an act for the
1 inspection of certain articles therein enumera
ted, passed March 9, 1831r
Sec. 1 . Be it enacted bv the General As
sembly of the Slate of Ohio, That in order
to insure a uniformity in the dimension of
barrels hereafter made or used within this
State, for thb purpose of containing" potatoes
or apples, - all such barrels so containing the
article alpresaid, or made Tot,, that purpose;
shall .be made, of seasoned ti mber of ; slaves
iwenty-sevcp tncnes in tengtn wqen nnisnea,
with cut heads of seventeen 'inches diame
let,' ahd shall be ' tightly bound by at least
six Substantial hoops, t. .i.o;! - V
buc. 2.i i hat in all : contracis, made in
relation to the purchase or sale bf the arti
cles named in the first section, by the barrel,
ilia dimensions 01 tne parrel snail De held,
and understood to mean the sams- ds. pre
scribed by this act. n
Sbc 3i ; 1 his act, shall be in force, and
take effect! from and after tho first day, of
JUHN . MUUSK,
"'""" 'Speaker of the House of Rep's.
.1 j. .-." CHARLES C, CONVERS,',.
, , ') Speaker of ,the Seriate.
' .March 22, 1851., .. ' . , '.
":: f'J ':( No?. 59 llfil (,. Ht,
AN ACT further to amend an act entitled an act
0 prevent nuisances, passed February 28, 1831,
, Sec. 1. 1 Be it ehacted by the General As
sembly 'of the State of Uhio.J Ihni every
house or building, situate !.Within this State,
used or occupied,, as a hpusp ,of, Jl,l,fame or
for; the - purposes .pff prostitutjon, 6ha,l b
held and dc'emed'a public huisaricef and any
person owning suclrhduse or btilldirigrand
knowingly leasfntf1 thd sam.' tor the purpose
of keeping therein a house. -of IWamew or
knowingly permitting , .the samq . to be Mf ed
or occupied for such purpose, or, using or
occunvlna the same for such purposes shall
fot every such offence be guilty of s7 misde
meanor, and on conation thereof, shall be
fined In nny mm notosiwding one Hundred
lYLU-jLliJL K 1. , y v 7 AL 1 V ,0L;; OV:, il.iicJ
than thirty days, npr more than six months.
or ooui, at me aicrHiin u. me court.
JOHN F." MORSE; ' "
Speaker of the House of Rop'a.
CHARLES 0, CONVERS.
, i i Speaker of the Senate.
March 25, 1851. . ' "
"'"':; ' ' No. 60.Jv'"''
AN ACT to amend an act entitled an act prescri
qing the duty of Supervisors, and relative to
reads and highways, passed march 20, 1837.
! 3f.c. 1. . Be it enacted by the General As
sembly of lh State of Ohi.or That the resi
dence of a single man, for road purposes,
shall be held to be at the place' whereat he
c-oardi, In any road district In this State.
JOHN FJ 'MORSE, I? v-v..
tiU Vl Spsaker6f she lipase of Rep's,
- ' v. eul ft.) ' : (initu i. B:ii,!'.j'! '.
AN ACT further to amend the "act prescribing
.-th- duties ' of Supervisors,, and-... relating
to roads and highways,", passed March 20th,
'1837. v.l-... . 1 . ; . J" . , I'll
Sho.t 1. Bet enacted bv the General ' As
sembly .0 the Stale of Ohio,. That if any
oerson. bodv do me or cornorate. shall ob
struct any pablic rond or highway, author
zed by nny law . of this State, aad suae r
tuch obstruction to remain m the hindrance
or inconvenience of persons makins use of
such public rota or highway, or shall, by
jrlrtue or any ajthority whatever or other
wise,change lhe1 Ine.lill up or dig out the bed
pi any such road or highway, or n any oth
er manner render.ihe same less conveni'ni
or useful than it had been previously thereto,
FUCii person, uuuy vurporaie or poiu:c, suau
be subject to an ac ion on the case, at the
uit of the comrr.issitners of any-county, or
supervisor in any district in which such road
or highway is situate in whole or jn pan.
Sec x. . i hat the, tommisstoners of any
county, or supervisor daii district, in which
n ' bittW 'tmn4 rti ' lit-vkW ltd ''vtltinlA 'iwi
whole of iti part; skalr also have the right
to apply io any court bli record, lor an-.ion
junction to restrain the f omrnission ,01 any
njury contemplated by the first section o
this'act: and lhe same shall be graritecT or
relused.'according to justicaand cquiiy.
B&o. o. 1 j nat any swi oriHigui -unuer me
provisions 01 this aqt and yw.ci tq ;wticn
this is an amendment,; shaU be in thq offi
cial capacity of any such cbmmissiotiers
or supervisors respectively! and ' hot in
their individual names; and the same shall
not abate by the change of offbets, but shall
be prosecuted by their successors, the same
as if no mpce bad . taken pfeco, to ...final
judgment, unless otherwise disposed of.
, bec. k...n na tpo jneasure 01 samagers in
any suit, brought under the 'provVion of trie1
first section 'of this act; shall 'beV full com'
pensation to the public for the loai6f, or in-
j'M'- totucd rosdnt hiyhwayi and thtt dain-'
OS recovered in any, such sun, alter pay
ing the expenses ol the same, shall be a trust
fund in the hands ul such cominijsiunurs or
supervisors respectively, 10 be applied id the
repair of such road or highway, or 10 be
expended upon the ublic roads of such dis
trict or county, t s justice or equity may re;
quire. . , . , . o ,
Sbc. 5. That all avenues, streets and al
leys, in towns and cities, which are or inay
be laid out agreeably to law, shall' be and
the same are hereby declared public high
ways, for every purpose w hatever; provided,
that the municipal authorities ol any incor
porated city or town, may make, or
dain and enforce such laws and ordinances
concerning the side-walks of the streets of
such city or town, as shall be deemed net
cossary to prevent such sido-walks from be-1
ing used lor the passage ot horses, wagons
or other carriages, or for hitching or stand
ing horses, or other animals thereon.
Sec 6. 1 hat the tenth section or the act
entitled "an act prescribing the duties of su
pervisors, and relating to roads and high
Ways," passed March 20th, 1837, and all
acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith,
be and the same are hereby repealed; Pro
vided, that the passage ofihis act shall not
affect any suit pending on the first day of
March, 1851, but the same shall be disposed
of as if this act, had not b n passed; but in
all causes of action for which suit shall not
have been commenced before the said first
day of Match, the same shall be regulated
under the provisions ol this act. r . 1
Sec 7. This act to taRe eueci and be in
force from and after the first, day of March,
"JOHN F. MORSE, -Speaker
of the House of Representatives.
CHARLES C-. CONVERS.
! ' ! : , Speaker, of the Senate.
;'March 24, 1851,f;. ..,. .., . 0
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1 fNo. 62.1 v. . ,
AN ACT further to amend the "Act for opening
' and regulating roads and highways." 1 1
Iec 1 . Beit enacted by the General As
sembly of the State of Ohio, ,Tha so far as
the duties of assessors of damages, as provi
ded for in ti.q sixih section of the act to
which this is an amendment, In cases or lay
ing out or altering any stale or county road,
be and the same are hereby superceded, and
the viewers of any road provided for under
the third section or the act to which mis, is
an anjendmenj, shall, in addition to their du
ties as viewers, also at the same time assess
and determine the damages suttained by any
person, tbroug'i whose premises any road is
proposed to be established, in all respects as
required by the sixth section of the act to
which this is an amendment; and such view
ers shall, in addition to iheir. report as view
ers,' also nt the same time return such assess
ment bf damages', and peform the iaroei du
ties required of euel appraisers; provided,
tha such "viewers shall, assess damages,, if
anv arise under the provisions pf the sixth
Wciion of said act. whether any' claim for
rJ u rvi n irim lm mnsld nV fin I .
Sec. 2. That all anneals to the coui-t of
common bleas tinder the SfVenieenth' section
of the hd to which this la ap amendmnnt, be
and the same are hereby supeiceded, and
that when notice shall be given, and bond
filed for 4b appeal, aa required by said,, ac
tion the appellant shall, within .len. days
hereafter, file a transcript of the nroewd
; ;r . POMEROY. THlIltSDAToUA
jusiiO' of the peaoe of the township in which
tne premiss .claimed 10 oe pamugea are sit
uated, in whole'o iff part;' . ' V '
SeC 3. That such jutice shall Issue i
writ of summons upon Uch, transcript, a
gainst the obllirors in the'bond filed under
the sixteenth section of the act to which this
is an amendment, and the' Taribut acts a-
mendatory ihereof.which writ shall be served
and returned as other writs or like charac
ter; arid in such suits the appellant' shall1 be
plaintiff, and the said obligors defendants.' 1
; , Sec 4. That upon a return of service up
on a ich writ, the justi'e Shall issue a-tenlfe
for a jury of six disinterested citizens of the
county, and (he same " procecJings 'shall be
had thereon that are now, 0E tr ny be here
ifterprovicfed;1 in cases of jury 'trials before
usilces of the peace, by the act' oF February
llt'ljUIOsliyi the Various aijts amendatory
hereof; -provided, that such' justice and jury
hall examifia personally'the Kheorthe pro
posed ' road; .'where it passe through the
premises in contrbVersy;' and provided far
theri that the decision of such justice find
jury shall be final, 'unless removed tb the
court of common pleas by certiorari, as in
Olher cases:" "; ' v" : - '
Sec 5. It shall be lawful forth county
commissioners, if In thei, opinion a pa!redenUr
poiy 01 saiu roau win oet puoiio ouiny, to
record ; and t establish such Useful part and
reject the residue, in case.ii be capable of di
vision.,' , : 1 ft ,;. i-.-.t;'l .) .1.
Sec 6. That all laws and pans of laws
inconsistent or conHicting with the nrovis
ions of ths act, be, and the same are hereby
repealed. I,;-:,., n "t , ,.'.-
. T . .v ,. JOHN r. MORSE,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
i-.-l j. CHARLES C. CONVERS.
t oi ' t; ' if! Speaker pf the Senate.
March 25, 151.
,. ..T ...,;(;,. T J I IN O. ' 69.1 . ;
AN 'ACT supplemenUry.toan set to provide for
the incorporation oi townsnips, jiasseu marc a
6th, i83i,; , ; : , ' '
Sec 1.' Be it enacted by the General As
sembly of the Slate of Ohio, That any con
stable within this State, who shall hereafter
receive a list of township officers, elected or
appointed by (he trustees, from the clerk of
he proper towhship, is hereby authorized id
ilrviitiiikii.M ikn .niilaliA Atflk A W aaC m AM
of office, and certify the same upon the back
q( his list or warrant, and makeb with-
in ten navs from the date thereof. ' "
Sbc. 2. This act shall take effect and be
in force from and after the first day of April
" john f: MOHSEl0
Speaker of the House of Repretenialives.
... . "mi inr Vi rt-iuwtJtta'i -'
fNo." 64 1 ' il
AN ACX to legulaif the srioMof ?sihwd Loco-1
motives and Cars witkia ijun 6orpoiae umiuTof
' anyoity, townitrfilUge';' . ; i ; .,;.. i
Sec 1. Belt emcUd by the General As
sembly of the Slaieof Ohio, That th- com
mon council or corporate authorities of any
incorporated city , town or village, in this
State,' whenever any railroad track is laid
into, or through such city, town or 'village,
shall have authority to ordain, enact and en
force an orditiantio regulailng the speed of
all locomotives and railroad cars within such
corporate limits; provided,- such' ordinance
shall not require a less rate of speed than
four miles per hour; and such corporate au
thorities may bring suit against any' engi
neer, conductor or railroad company, viola
ting such ordinance, and assess and collect a
fine of not less than five dollars nor more
ihan fifty dollars, for each offence, and costs
of suit. ' " ' ,
' f : ' JOHN F.MORSE, '
' Speaker of the House ef Representatives.
CHARLES C. CON VERS,
Speaker of -the Senate.
iraarcn xu. jooi. ! i vri, J
A '- Ho. 65.1 V.' vt
AN ACT to prevent the lavinc out of Roads.
oueets or Alleys, through the grounds belonging
u vie ruuno neneToient insuiuuons oi ms
Seo, I.' Beit enacted ly the General As
sembly of the Stale offihio, That the Com-
! .- -: - r I? 1. 1 ' . i
uiib&iuiB ui . xtuiikiiii . cuumy, or tne Jiiy
Council of the City of Columbus, shall not
lay out or establish any road, street or al
ley, through any of the grounds belungipg
to the Public Institutions of the Stain bf Ohio,
.,.,. JOHN F. MORSE .
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
i UiAKLrS UONVEKS,
s, Speaker of the Senate.
March 25, 1851. j t.. : . .,
.. ... ... ,
AN ACT to- amend an act entitled an act to ' pro-
me ior me appointmeni oi trustees tor the con
trol of associated religious societies, and to de
fine their powers and duties, passed Marql 12,
1844, i, . ,, ,,,, . ,,. , ' , .
Sec." 1. Be it enacted ts the General As
sembly of the Slate of Ohio', That a I major
ity oi tne ooaia oi it usiees, elected under
the provisions of art act to provide for the
appointment of trustees for the control of
associated religious societies, and to define1
their powers anij duties, passed . March
twelve, 'one thousand' eight hundred .'and
forty-four, shall constitute a quotum for the
transaction of business; thai so much of the
fourth section of sad act as conflicts with
this act, be and the tame Is hereby repeal
ed, i That j the words "the second section
of," in the third section, and the words. "(he
second section 'bf," iA the' second line of
fourth section;' and m'the fifth tlnd of 'said"
lourth section, of .' iha act id wdich this "Is
Biucaeu out. ,
Speaker, of the Hbu'of Keriresi'-ntaiiv'es'.
( '' Speaker 1f the Senate.
March 22, 18fii 'aa a "
I . ll'J UJ SJitt)iq-l:
AN ACT W, provide- for 'aUingt vacancies ta! the
I offices of Attoiiwv,. QeneiL mumlar..of the
, Uuatd of Publto.Woiks, and oUiei Stats officers
' SEp'j. Be il enacted lu tht General As
sembly of the Slate of Ohio, That Whenever
the offices of A iwmey General, mmbtroF
1 1 nr. rr'Mk
4: r; vf;,
' 8,"185I. "
the Board of . Public Works, or anv other
Btaiq office, that 1s or may be elfictive by th
people, - shall become ," vacant , during
tne session or the ueiteral Assembly, such
vacancy snail be Riled by joint ballot by the
Legislature, and, when the Legislature shall
omit, during its session, to n I such vacancy
or when such Vacancy shall occur during
ma recess .01 the . Ueneral Assembly, the
same shall ' be rilled by appointment of the
Governor; and the person so elected by the
legislature, or appoiuied by the Governor,
snail hold such office until bis successor sha
be elected and qualified, cs provided by law.
Sec. ' f . That when any vacancy contem
plated by the preceding section, shall occur
thirty days previous to any general election.
the same shall be filled at the first teneral
erection alter the happening or such vancan
py; and in all other case such vacancy .shall
pe niiea 41 m next succeeding general e-
eCOOlM' Cf! I H-.i ' f. t; ; j,..-,0
i; ssf'.tfjwtj'f'JOaN F.MORSE. ;
Speaker of the House of Represented tes.
CUARLBS Ct CONVERS;
"1 f.f'n Lis .(Setkef of the Senate
March 24, 1851.' j 'V; ,! ; ' 1:. 1.. Sc!i:. ,
:!:V ' ' ,,.vv rNo.'68.i '
t r s nitii -in A a .a. A' '
of Writing," passed February 92, 1861.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General As
sembly of the Statb of Ohio, That rio deed
of reel estate, heretofore or hereafter eiecu
ted by any p .-rson acting for others, under a
power ol attoniey , duly executed, acknowl
edged and recorded, shall be held Invalid or
detective, because such attorney, 'instead
of inserting the name of his principals in
such deed as the grantors therein shall have
inserted his own name, as such attorney, as
the grantor: nor because such attorney, in
stead of subscribing the names of his princi
pals to such deed, shall nave subscribed the
same with his own name, as such attorney;
nor because the iiificaies of acknowledg
ment, instead of setting fonh that the deed
was acknowledged by the principals, by their
attorney, snati set lortn inai n was acanowi-
. m a- .a .1 a
edged by the person executing the sau t, as
such attorney; but all such deeds, so execu
ted, within the authority conferred by such
powers of attorney, shall fce,tn .all respects
whatsoever, ss valid,, and effectual as if the
;. mb weeu'w J ' prmcpais
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
. ' r-UiSIDO P-rONVCDl'
;o t Wi ,"i ,..r;Sreakeyoisepna4e;
. March. 24, i85.i liw iLu
AN ACT supplementary to the seven! sets la
lation toths recording of deeds, nottgatsssad
lOineiirattumentsH wnnci r-
.i 8ec.1. U enacted by the Gmerml
Assembly of the State of Ohio, That ail
deeds, powers oi attoniey; and other lustra
men is of Writing whatever, other than roort
gages, deeds of trust tn the nature of mort
gages, and powers of attorney for the execu
tion of mortgages,' or for ' the execution !
deeds of trust in the nature of mortgages,
shall be recorded in the eat of record books
denominated "Record of Deeds;' and all
nioruiages", doeds of trust la the nature of
mortgages, and powers of attorney for ihe
execution of mortsases or - such deeds of
trust ss aforesaid, shall be tecorded in the
set of record books denominated -"Record
of Morura.Tes," anything In anv act to - the
contrary notwithstanding. ''
8 kc. t. In all cases where there art sev
eral grantors or grantees, mortgagors, or
mortgage , or other parties, named in any
such deed, mortgage or power of attorney,
or other Instrument of writing,-recorded in
the recorder's office of any county in the
State, it shall be the duty of the recorder
to Insert In the proper indexes the name of
each and every of such grantors, grantees,
mortgagors or mortgagees, and other parties;
and in all cases oF deeds, mortgages and oth
er Instruments, of writing, made by, any
sheriff, master commissioner, marshal, aud
itor, executor, administrator, trustee or oth
er offiper, for the sale, conveyance or incum
brance of any lands, tenements, herediia-
ments,'and recorded in the recorder's office
of any county, it shall be the duty : of the
recorder of the proper county, -to . insert in
such indexes, under their appropriate letters,
respectively j. firtO the name or names of
thj person or persons, whose . land tene
ments or hereditaments ere sold,!. conveyed
br iucuiiibered by the deed, saortgagr, or oth
er instruments of writing, of any such offi
cer ; secondly, the official. . designation of
such officer, by whom such deeds, mortga
ges., or powers of. attorney, or other inatru.
ments ol Writing, are i made : and. thirdly,
the individual name nf' names of the person
or persons holding such office ot . by whom
such deeds, mortgagos, or other instruments
or writing are made, v -, ',.-,- -n.'
Seo. 3. All laws and parts of laws in
consistent with the provisions of this act art
hereby repealed' i- i n vi in,
, - , i , JOHN F,. MOUSE, ,i ,
i L Speaker of the House of Rep's. ..
i : ; CHAS. C. CONVERS, r
f.i " i ... ; Speaker of the Senate.
March 25, 1851. " n - n. , ,.
h ..,;? !'!. i i - "l)i ..
AN ACT io amend the act in relation' io JudicTal
t proceedings m favor or or against dissolved cor
porations, paused March 21, 1860. .p
tSaC: I. Beit enacted by the i General
Assemble of the State of Ohio,, Ihat in all
proceedings by scire facias, to revive, judg
ment in favor of or against any -dissolved
Corporation, Issued , to the , sheriff . of be
county is which si ch judgment was render
ed, in which two writs of scire facias she I
be returned nihil, such returns shall,, a in
tther cases of scire faciaa to revive judg
ments b deemed i and. taken as .sufficient
serVice notwithstanding anything to the con-
rary vhereof.cnnialned In th act to which
this act Is amondatory... . .it-., .
::. ... ,. ( i,JOHN F. MORSE, lti ,
' 1 ' ' SpeasVr the House of Rep's.
''-" ' CHAS. U. CONVERS, : ,
i.. ..nt .:: . - Speaker of the Senate.
Marsh f 5, M1. " : ' "
Mnt, '.taarv i
TrV"Tr-ri i"L -tit!i-,-ii,'ra 11 '";
10 fn Advance 1
fNo. 1l.f '
AN ACT fleftoirif the 'dnties of justices of the
"' 'peace and eonstables,ja civil eases. '
Sso. y' Be it enacted by the General
Assemwy of the Stale of Ohio,' Thai 1 the
BCTorai acia ana parts or acts now in force,
. L. r ? .rata m . '
ninnurijing tne noiaers or notes, due bills,
or onis oi exenange, to bring suits thereon
before justices bf the peace, against ihe ma
kets and endorsers jointly, shall bo ah Pnn.
strucd, and held io apply only in such cases,
andjo sucb original drawers and endorsers
as reside in the township where suit is
brought ; nor (hall the constable in, whose
hands summons may be placed, be author
ized to serve the same upon anv one of th.
aeienoants residing without the limits 'of
, t i .... . i ,
sata township.' 1 - , - ". -
( JOHN F. MORSE,
' Speaker of the House of Rep's.
-';":'' fA " CHAS. C'CONVERS. J "!
'' ' " Speaker of the Senaib
March 25, 1851. ' ! " ; - .
ill irtri..jLj'J. '. ' " . .. i,'.'LJ":.- lrf
"vi.iuuncr .io amend me art rntihiM "n
ui w provme ior me settlement of the estates of
wocea personv' passed March 23, 1840. "
Sbc. , Be it enacted bu tkn Gunemt
Assembly of the Slate of Ohio. That in all
cases wnere any person has heretofore do
ceasea, or shall hereufter dio, whether les
taie or Intesiate, such person not holmr
the lime of such decease a resident of this
iatebut having been oncaeed in th? nrnsR
cunon oi uusiness, tnerein, as a partner
.iiiwira, aim leavinsj in tnis oiaie anv
propsriy belonging in a hole or in part to his
eaiaio, me proper court 0 the countv 1
wj)ich such business may havo bjen prose
cukso aa, aioresaid. or ol anv rminiv
which such propeny may bo situated, or
.... . - j
wnere any debtor ol such decedont mav r
siJe, shall, upon the application of anv cred
nor oi tuch decedont. whose claim is funnr!
ed on a contract made or a right of action
which a crued within this State. - i rant
auun creuitor. upon nis giving i bail as ' re
quired by the act to which this is an amend
mem, administration of all and singular the
asaeiis oi sucn decedent situate within thin
otate, and such administrator shall bo eov
evneo in an respects oy tne provisions of the
. ! 1l . 2 .
actio wntcn this is an amendment, and the
acts amendatory thereto, so far as the same
are consistent with the provisions of this act;'
and the proceeds ol such assets shall be ap
plied to the payment of the debts which
shall be proved against' such, estnie before
such administrator, in conformity with- the
provisions of the act to which this h an
amendment,' and the acts amendatory iheie
rt-ir and the surplus if any, shall be paid in
to toecourt granting such administration, Tor
the benefit of the estate of such decedent.
lafsjoDUue wnere tne decedent resided at the
lime of his death.""' ' ' " - iv
Sse. t. Thattmy provisions of the aci
io which this is aa amendment, and of the
several acts amendatory thereto, shall apnlv
as well to the estates of persons who. at the
time of their decease, were not residents of
this State, and died, or shall hereafter die.
leaving a win as to tne estates of persons
dying intestate, and administration thereon
shall be conducted in all respects as pointed
out in section one ot mis act. - '
" " .7 JOHN F. MORSE, -
'1 ' Speaker of the House of Rop's.
' CHAS. C. CONVERS,
''' ; Speaker of lhe Senate.
March 25, 1851.'
AN ACT to amend an act entiUed "an act for the
puaishmeatof certain offences therein named,
massed March 8th, 1831. ' '
Sec.. 1. Beit enacted by the (General
Assembly of the State of Ohio. That if any
person shall, by printing, writing, or in any
other way, publish an account of any lotte
ry or scheme of chance, of any kind or des
cription, by whatever name, style or title tho
same may be denominated or known, staling
when and where the same is to be drawn, or
the prix- s therein; or any of them, or lhe
price of a ticket, or show therein or where
any ticket may be obtained, or In any way
aiding or a-wistlng In the same, or in any
wise giving publicity io such lottery or
scheme of chance, shall be deemed guilt
of a misdemeanor, and on conviction there
of, shall be subject to a fine not exceeding
one hundred dollars, at the discretion of the
court. r -
Sec" 2. This act shall take effect and be
in force from and after IIS passage. -
.;..-,!.: , JOHN r. MORSE,
Speaker of the House of Rep's.
-: ' - 'CHAS C. CONVERS,
; . ) n - k; . ... Speaker of the Senate.
March.24, 1851; J
!'. :;iu;:iNo.74. ;
AN ACT requiring compensation for causing death
., by wrongful act, neglect or default
, Sec 1. , Be it enacted by the General
Assembly of the State of Ohio, That when
ever the death of a person shall be caused
by wrongful act, neglect or default; and the
act, neglect or default la such as would (if
death had not ensued) have entitled the par
ly injured to maintain an action and recov
er damages, in respect thereof; then,' and
in every such case, the person Who," or the
corporation which would have been liable,
if death had not ensued, shall bo liable to an
action for . , damages, ' notwithstanding the
death of the porsons injured,; and although
lhe death shall have been caused under such
circumstances as amount In law to murder in
the first or second degree, or manslaughter.
. Sgc. ' 2. ' Every such action shall be
brought by and in the name of the" personal
representative of, such deceased "-persons;
and the amount recovered in every such ac
ion,' shall be fur the exclusive benefit of the
widow and next kin of such ' deceased per
son, and shall be distributed to such .widow
and next of kin, in the proportions 'provided
by law in relation to the distribution ol per
sonal estates, el by persons dying intestate;
ana in every such action, tne lury may give
tuch damages as tin y shall, deem fair arid
jtisK not exceeding five U ousand dollars, with
relerence to the pecuniary . injury,, resulting
front such death to the wife' and next of, kin
io such deceased person; Provided, that
cty ittchaeilon shall boeommenced whhln
OFFICE OF THE Tt LE&RApW,
t SECOND STREET, , . ''
two Doom wist o rn couar irotf.. f,M
POME ROY, OHIO; - bHt
Hates f Advertising, .
Every subsequent insertion; ' r"i''ir
One square, three months, ' t t s. 'mi K
One square, six months, : i j,,, , ,.,.oo,
One rqnare, one year, . t : . s t a j 8 00
One l:alf columri, One year, j f i V 80C
Three-fourthi flf. ni.i, L.L ;.. i. viff
Owheolunini one ycat, i-, i ,r ,r,iow
ertions marked on mm .,in tv . .. , T
forbid and charged .ccVrdiDglyr'W,,M"H-a
trCual advertisers must pay in advance'. J ' J ' .
i-SiSffi?.." of dcripUolTwai
WW wu tccuracyana neatness. V
two years a.tor
(he deathof' suphdecvasid!
.BPc?k'' of ihe House of Rep's, v
! Vtl ; i 4,ClAS. C,. CONVERS,, .
March 25, 151.
AN ACTfo amend
dunes of County CommissionertV " . v J ;
c. I. . .Btf .it enacted by -4ba tieraTC.-' "' 1
Assembly of the State of Ohio,. That'froijti
and afu a the pas see of this acu ib emihiw
commissioners f of the several counties 1b
this Siato, when iher mav rlne.m ii B,.o..,V-
lor the preservation of the records in tho Rt
corder's.orAuditnr's.office iujiheir respect-
Ire counties.) that anv book nhnli h imi
scribed into a new volume, man m.b.
aud enter upon their journals,at arrv bftht'lr"
regularjcssiolis.ian order directing li9 It
corder-or Auditor, as tt 'mad hn ,nf but
county, to transcribe the Sime: and, ihe tm
.script.so. made,ahaH,bes valid sadilfn-ct
jual as the original record. cv
( Sec 2. TM-W, miiclfJbrOlho second
section-mf "bn act ebtitlo(f;MAn"acr.io author
ize the making of sdld indexes ii the judi
cial records in lhe county of Hamilton .and
in other counties or this Istuto' : passed
Marchk6, 1836, and for other purposes, past
ed and took effect January 26. 1838, togeth
er with such acts as are cohiraryto'the prij
visions of this net, bo, and ihq same'' are
hereby repea cd. ' " ' JS-
" " 'loimt.itQiisiS,'
' Speaker of thf.Houso of Rep' u
" : C. C. CONVIiKS, 1S,
8 Speaker of the Senate
March 25, f851. . . ' ' - ''
, fNo. 77 1
ANACT ;to;provide the mode'of riatirlgit'aiii'
Sec 1. Be It enaeicd bv tho Genem! A.
sembly of ihe State of Ohio-''That until oth
erwise provided by law all railroad compa
nies in ibis State, ihe charters of which pro
vide that such companies may be taxed Upon
iheir dividends, shall rcnort ilm B,nr,. r
each dividend made by subli company, to
the1 Auditor of State. With iWlpn ie'fii
such dividend shall h nVO .Itpen' mmla."nnil
when - the dividends made durino jh unr
by any of said railroad cosspahies, shall ex
ceed ihe per cent, unon its caniml irwl Ktu
such company may tn'ake wiihotit bblrii iiub
ject to taxation,: thcrr- ihe! Audltbf o Stain'
shall draw a bill Irr favor nf ih(. Tn'a',ii.,rf
State; for-six perceniem iipon -'Ihe 'airloOrTI
01 me uivwenas 'madd during thbpreVibus'
year, ' which shall be -paid Intbahe-' Siaie'
truasary as the lat upon such divldends,arid 1
appropriated as other Siate taxjantl 100601. '
aland real property of 'sochYaflrWfcdiTi.'
1 , ikto rauiuaiveiy or corporate pur r"
! snail not 00 raxawo in addltldit lr ma-?
tax foresaid.- ' 1 " i
' bEc. 2. If any railrpad company, subject '
io taxation upon its dividends, shnll naM'
or refuse to report the amount nf rfiiiiUn,i.
madi) by such com nan v. or'hnn hit
the draft of the Auditor of State forjihe' tax"
upon such dividends, then" such railroad'
company shall pay to the Statb'of Ohiaon'
per cent, upon tho amount of the ! caofiaH
stock of such company,1 which shall be re
covered by an action of debt, in the name of
mo aiate ot Uhio, against such company, in
any Court of compbtent ; jurisdiction in ih
county of Franklin, and judgment shall be
rendered at the first term tq which the pro
cess shall be returned served, unless tho
court, for good .cause shown, shall contihW
such action. -
Sec 3. The act to provide for the Inxnllnn
of tho Litile Miami.Railroud Company, pas-,
sed March iwenty-third, .eighteen hundred,
and forty-nine, Is hereby repealed. ' .
-t - JOHN t. MORSE, a , ,
Spcaaer of the House of Representatives.
CHARLES C. CONVERS,.,.,
March 25, 1851. . .
AN ACT to provide for the service 6f mesne pro-
.GG. in n n V. n i h - . . .1 ' .
Sec 1. Be It enacted br the General A.
sembly of the State of Ohio, That in all
cases when by reason of tho absence or non
reridence of the offices or board of directors4
of any company that is now, or that may
hereafter be incorporated, under, the lows of,
this State, the service, of mesne process in ,
any suit at Jaw, or in chancery, cannot ic?
made as is now provided for by law. said nro
cess may be served personally Upon ihe gen-,
cm. ofccui ui sucn company lathe county,
where its affaiis are transacted, or bv conv .
eft at the office or usual placo for the trana,!
action of business of said agent; pad,, such ,
service, in all sults.both at law and chancery, ,
shall be as valid and legal, as if made in any .,
manner now provided for by law. .
,'."-.:? 'JOHN F. MORSE,
... tl Speaker of the House of, Ren '
-; .. C. C. CONVERS, k'
. . , . v - Speaker of ihe Senate.
March 20, 1851.
AN ACT to provide for the distribution- of, the i
, assets of expired banking companies "fl'v
Sec 1. Bolt enacted by the General As
sembly . ot lhe . piato , or Ohio. That, in ajl ,
cases where the charter of any banking torn
pany has, or may hereafter have' 'expired'
or become , forfeited, any stockholder
stockholders, or other person or persons fn
interest, may at any time,' by pdtliiori'ln.
chancery, in a suit to be commenced Tn ilio
or assets of such banking company, render
county where such bank was located, be en '
titled to have any person bir persons hold-1
ing,' or having received anv ' rundstcrrrliii'1
iuii ana lairacqount oi tne same.
Sec 2.' Thai in iaklng such accountttlfo 1 -
poison or persons so loldirig or havlrio rnv w:
ceived said funds, credits or assets, or such ?
banking company, shall ' siftnd ; fchaVg'able"
with interest uport all suthl of money Vod7
credlis ' by bim or them held, and with air '
rt nis and profits" received oir enjhyed of he'
4amo,"from the time bf havinc first r,fciit
said' funds and credit or liavinV JinWA
nd received said rents aid profits; exceni W..
Cases;'where by proof madi (6 the satislW y
ev-JUoa uf tMt. coui, said persort pr personaf
jhave Ifept and held sold funds In trtrst dpoa---''