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LAWS OF OHIO.
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY. [No. 151] AN ACT Prescribing the duties of the Auditor an urer of Slate relative to ihe reiv pt, safe keep ing and diaburtin ul of I'ublic money:, anil accounting iherilur. SrcTiosl 1. Be it enacled by th'1 -in ral As sembly of ihe Stale of Ohio, That ilw auditor ol stale shall be llie pri. cipul a-looming olticer r(h. iMU.r .l..,.,i u. ll vliiill keen ill ' " ." ' . .... ... or tili ottica at Co 111..D11S, all accu inis n-iuiioi, . il.reoeiol.nd .li.burMn-i.l of .he. ....... is of !.. otherwise prescribed bv law: prov ihe pi war her in conferred on the uuilnor shall not b- construed to prevent llie treasurer from earrying -u corresjniiplo.oe relating exclusive ly to the busi.p-ss of hi office. All payments tif money into Ihe stale licasnry shall bo inide in his certificate order or druti, and no" money shall be paid out of the treasury unless on his war ant. order, or draft, so ihnt h-v shall at all lime, know and have in his "tti -e an account of i very paym nl iuloor on i of the treasury. " Srciio's -t. All mon ja I), louring to theS'alr, whether p i t lo ill. treasurer or In any person or company by his ord r or procnr un-iii or depos ited, placed, or kept subject lo his order or con trol, (-hall bj d.niied to have been paid into llie treasury. Sierios 3. Eveiv navmcnt into tlt3 treasury made elsewhere liiin 'at the treasury office iti Columbus s lull be nude on I lie wiiltcii draft or ord r ol t ie auditor draw n payable lo Ihe treas ,i lo to lo , . I - -- I.. I. . . I'. ... 1... , - urvr or nil o.'u r wun winc.i una m uani ... i---- auditor shall chorge the treasurer at the time of j the delivery tli.ircut, and it siicti ur.iu or or;ier , shall b.: protested for lion payment, llie auditor shall on rjluin thereof ut hi office credit the treasurer ilier-'ivith. j SEcncB-1. Each of such drafts or ord -rs shall , r-p -city ti e c aim, deminu or iiaDtiny on accouui ; i ' ol winch it is drawn, and wlrn paid shill be a leal discharge ol such claim, demand ur liabili ty, or of so much thereof as shall be so paid. OCCTloa J. Jjvery iiiliil mil' (t.o.iij,- office in Columbus, on wha. soever accouui, shall 1 b.' mi le on the certificate or the auditor, which shal" con.ain a pertinent description of the of the Indebtedness on account of which the pnvment is to be made, and .ball state ihe sum ta lo b-mid '"sO To L ,l,e anlito, to ,al;e out such ceriifieata thr ,-r,oi, iutendiii, to make the payment snail, betore malting llie same, in form iheaudkor Ihereof. and gire him a perti nent description of the liability or indebtedness on account ol which sucti l avui-ntis to o-! ,. . , -i. u 1.:,.:. . i.:. " .ti l matte, anil snail exniuu in nun tin maiiiiui, h.r. ... ,i-.,. n,...r. ,hl. ihe1 auditor to ascertain the true amoimt lo be paid, 1 . , i . ,,i i.. i :.. i.:. r i unless in' au.iuor sua i u reni. i a.e in uio ui- , ,-.i ,i." .i lice 111 -UI3 Ul Meivillliuuu ..e- aui'vui. , t'ue auditor, after a careful examination of such uccounts, vouciiers an 1 other ilocuineuls, or th; accounts, records and files in Ins olli:e, as the ens" may require, shall certify to Ihe treas urer t!i : umoiinl to be paid into the treasury. Skctio.i 7. Every such certilicale shall be de livered to the treasury by the person infilling lo mak: payment thereon, or by llie auditor, ni uuunui.u. . 1 -1- . or betore tne lime ot maKinS'i"1 paynieni, am. . .hall bo ..umbered, filed and carefuUy. preserved , in the treasurer s otnce.and oil receivllia pay-1 ment thereon sou mak'uij ttie money liability on -U..I1 l, 1.,... ...... I.. l; In llm .lerrio. . , i- . 0 . 'XcKr7 making any such payment shull iminediutHly dt livcr lo the audit , lb.- trva-urer sb.ill pre to the per-, such. piyni-.,. Ins Mceipt lor j 1 J". ..K-'lrtlal ouuni hihim or the treasurer's receipt for llle money so paid, who snail carefully flln and preserve, the same in his office, ami furthwilh charge the treasurer therewith, in the proper account, and shall there upon issue aud deliver to the person making snch Daroienl. his receipt, rrHcifyini; therein the sum or sums paid, Ihe liability or indebted-1 ness ouaccount'of which such ?ay,ent shall , nude, and such receipt ot me auditor: Hi ri"Ccl H "4 l lie miHiiui . a leeal discharge of FUCh lia- n , r L . II tneretii as snau have b?eit Miall be ht ld to b bilitvor indebtedness, or tnuch nirt ;oeen so na , ; om ., e . n ..u , . , unless ihe same shall have been delivered to,,, uuiiuor. the laws of this Slate, shall be received by thi treasurer of slate ill payment of public dues, or rerl -emed in money, at the option of ihe hold er, and on redeeming anv such bill, draft or warrant, or on receiving the same in payment, he shall causa llie person presenting such bill, drift or warrant, to endorse the same, and Ihe trearurer shall write on the face Ihereof llie wird " redieined," and shall enter in bis books, in seoarste col urns ihe number, dale, amount, the name of ihe person lo whom payable, the appropriati in on account of which it is drawn, the date of payment, aud the. amount of ill ter es' if any, piid thereon. Section 10. The treasurer shall file and pie serve in his office all drafts and warrants by hi ill paid and on the fust Mond y ol March, June and September, and on Ihe s cond M inday of November annually he. shall in the presence and with the assistance of the auditor and attorney rgneral carefulH compare tliesime w ith the en tries iu his book4 as rcqnir-d by the ninth sec tion, ami 11 It snail De ioun.i mar put n cuine: are correct and truly aescrioe sucu onib, oiai.bi and warrants they shall certify the same in said books, and a copy of such entri. s on llio books of the treasurer, und the certificate of the audit or, neajmer, and attorny general shall b-s de posited in tha office of the auditor, but if there should b.i found any niaieriul discrepeucy be tween the entries made us aforesaid, and the bills, drafts and warrants vouching the same, 6Uch'di6crepancy shall he forthwith reported by the auditor to the General Assembly if in sesaion, and if not, to llie Oovemor, by a special communication. StCTtos II. No money shall hi paid out the treasury uiile&j the same shall have been ap propriated l y law to the purpose for wiih it s' all be paid, and every such payment shall charged both by the auditor and the treasurer against such appropriations. Section 12 No money belongiin or due the State shall be deposited, placed or k pt the treasurer or hy his diiection. order or ass elsenh re than in the treutury office at Colum bus without taltins in eveiy ins anee, security therefor, aithe. by the plei'ge nf United Stat. 3 unio D.aie cocita wuei, u is dm.- .came ,n uu-. jam auou arcun.y urnyini. uonoa 111 iuul' ry responsibility, till uhiili s' curi 1 Icb shall pi yen to I ha State of Ohio, tha I be deposited in the office of the auditor and hall h; for benefit of the Slate us collateral security to treasurer's bond as well as for his benefit, in case of default on the pirtof any deposiiaiy, and tha treasurer or his securities being com pellrd to make up any deficiency.; arising there from, he or they shall have lie benefit of securities, provided that the taking of such shall in nowise release from any liabili ty in regard to tho money so deposited which would otherwisa attach to or rest on him them: and provided also, thai before any deposit shall be m&de the inme and place the depositary, the terms and conditions of proposed deposit, the description ot the securities to he taken, and amount of the the namea of the securities in lie taken, the names of the securities, shall b- communica ted in writing to the audi 'or and the attorney general and their apprmal endorsed thereon. SccTIotf 13. Tha auditor shall, alone or conjunction with such person as the Governor fhall appoint for that purpose, between the day of September aud the first day of November in each year, and at such other time or limes he shall deem necessary, carefully examine hooks, accounts, vouchers, ofi'n ial coneponil ence, certificates of deposit, and documents Ihe office of the treasurer, relating lo ihe disbursment, deposit or custody of the moneys i ( llie Stale, or any part thereof, and carefully count all Ilia moneys reinuining I lie t r'DSU i y and shall ulso ascertain the sums balance actually due the Slate on account moneys deposited or kept elsewhere than ill treasury ollice at Columbus, and llle rrspon Kiliititv of llie depositaries thereof ; lie. shul! also etw chi.ll -. . . i oilKir ,KitO.I lor or on account ol an) such d. ascertain the turns und conditions on which j every mch deposit ol money snail nave oeen ; made, whether actually agreed upon or under- stood. Bin especially whether any and if any, what consideration, by way of interest or olh- shall have beeu stipulated lor, reccivcu,. he expected, by llu treasurer, or oy any mr tdm 11 (til the demand of the auditor submit his full and unrestricted examination, all the books, accounts, vouchers, certificates of depos it, ami all other evidences of moneys deposited ihe credit or subject to the draft of ll.n treas urer, and all Ihe official correspsndence in tin ir office or possession, or subject to their control and the treasurer shall, moreover, on oalh lo be administered by Ihe auditor, make full, Hue and explicit answers in writing, lo all questions put him by ihe auditor or by his directions loin h ing the receipt or llie payment and touching the deposit of moneys bi liinj iug to ihe Stale. And llie. auditor may examine or cause mbccx umined onoulh, any or all bjok keepers and cleilis in the treasurer's (iffiec, depositaries ol moneys belonging to the Stale, oil their clerk-, book keepers anil ogents touching tliu payment moneys into or out of Ihe. treasury, or ol n.Miiptn rninaiiiini! therein or touching the di me Mole, cise- IXIVIL ,11 I1IOII 'S 1'ClUlll.lM. .U -;, , ",.0r , r i,,, nun in in- biuio n'"-"; - jylier SccnoN l nrir. wlienevi point some competi nt and suitable person lo It shall be the duty of the govcr requested uv me ouiilior, lo up assist nun ill muhiiig n,, . r... - , to direct si.eti exaniinaiioii 10 oe mane ,., ,e l ;th il ssiltinee of some coinne.tc nl .,,,.1 oi'mlile nersnii to be aDiioiilted bv him li-'r that purpose, whenever he fchnll deem such ex um nation necessarv 10 secure mr saiciy m ne -- . . , c,.r,l moneys oi me ue-, or .e m ..... alic manner of accounting for he sam... SECTion 16. All the matena fads ascertain Tharacter oil by tin , xam,n.tians prescribed by this .C, sl-all n.u.edia.ely on lie close hereof. U"on ll"'"'"' ns fhaU te P""--"f,"b'C, no shall lay the same before .). pnj ral assembly "t coinnn nccn .il of Us next in-uin3s. - ' I j j .'...' (fifil mi ihnnnees. or - ; n . f in dinger ot ony injury or damage fioiii any Hie- gl set -lone, or about to be done by Ihe treas ,,,it kt fmm us neclcctir.2 or n lusina to com -- --- , ,. n'.v wi h onv rcanircnieiu ol law v - , t. If IT r..n. ...... -,.., rv.i mi n:i ' ion Ci' from anv other satisfactory evidence, Ihe gover-' lh' S'ate shall have sul shall bj in immediate totli hillg the. me, ml. keeninc or naviiic out in any money u-j- loiuirg lo Ihe Slnle.'or the keeping and ren-il-'riiiR accounts thereof, or shall huve tak u iu-s-.iffic'cn: s.'curityfor any raon 7 deposi-cd else where than in the Ireosury office at Coliiinbus, it shall in every such cac be the duty of the governor to direct the attorney general forth with to institue ihe proper proceedings in llie , . . t.....,,.,.., - ,. , rnnri ni common nuns ui i iuiii.hu m, ,.. - - ------- - , ,. , ;i,.l is .ram c ,r a t, wi'th or ,u tumP " " ... ' , . move llie denos ts curily bj given and such security shall be sub ne prm , . , .,... "I"'" f mn, b,,011in' toU.; State is found to be insulT.cient, it shall r.i. :....,! i.,i.. ,rt M- unless further sufficient sn- ject lo llie same condition as provided in sec tion thirteen of this act. Section 18. It shall be. the duty of llis audit or quarter annually on the Kith day of March, June, September und December (or if any such day should be Sunday, then on the day pievi ihikI to ascertain the amount of money iu the ' . . - ....-.. i. : c t 1 .l treasury oe.uiiBu.R .u ..... ,,.... ....... on t hetr , for , favor o Oi, sc ."......-..'-. . -. V , . e .1 K , I. , ,, ,r su 'e a ...ice. ,,u, rlra un fftr WU t rl rl VP(l . y r.rr.. , r BE-T10N l. w nruever i leitn ui unn-t. ,, .hlH have exire,. or lie shall ZZiy ,l,R . fl settlement with the auditor of, and treasury since the last previoussettleuieiii wiih the a-uiitor of and concerning the tjine, which scttlencnt shall be so made as clearly to ex'nb it on what account, and for what purpose each payment cither into or out ot the treasury snail 1 . .- ,.- , ;,rT, oil vvi.,or it. ,.r.r,I have ben mad" and in cae of payment out of ihe trraaurv on account of what appropriation every such payment made, and the auditor hall certify to the incom:iiE treasurer, the scv eral sums lo be paid over to him, by the out goinp treasurer an account of each ar propriatioti that shall not have been folly paid, and also the sum to be paid on general accounts ; and the out-going treasurer, or his legal representative)!, shall forthwith pay over to his successor Ihe B'vernl sums 60 certified, und also deliver lo him ull llie books, accounts; voucheis, olticial pa tier, and correspondence of whatsoever kind, and neither the outgoing tieusurer nor his sure- ties shall be discharged from his or their lia bill- lo the State until such settlement, payments' and delivery of books, accounts, vouchers, ani oih.-nae, l.r, iohefore enumerated. shall hue. . ' . i ' treasurer is used in this acl it shall b'j understood 10 mean " treasurer of state," whenever llie word ' treas ury" is used it shall be. understood to mean " state treasury ;" and where the w ord " audit or" is used it shall be understood to mean " au- ! dilor of state." N. H. VAN VORHES, N. H. VAN VORHES, Speaker of the House of Representatives. THOMAS H. FORD, President of the Senate. April 8, 1856. [NO. 141] AN ACT be to by nt or Mdkingappropriations for constiuclion repairs, superintendence, and expenses on the public woiks of Ohio, for Ihe year one thousand hundred at d fifty-six. StCTio.v 1. B' it enacted by the General of th Slate of Ohio, That the following sums be, and they are hereby appropriated of any money in the treasury, nerived from public works, end not oiherw ice appropriated construction, repairs, supcrintcnd'-nce, nun ih. ..i.n r..uB nr f,;n r... ,i.u ,,,, pi(,,t .,ndred and fifty-six, u ' gj;,n tp applicable 10 the several tlivi. i(;n3 be sai 1 public works, in thi manner hereafter u n, . ON SECTION NUMBER ONE. the and said se curities for superintendence and rcpaiis. including amount required to complete repairs under tract on the 1 5th November, 1&J5, thirty thousand four hundred and tweuty-five dollars forty-three cents, ror payment ot engineers Mwciul superintendence, attorneys fes, and cideutals, two thousand dollars, for the payment of balance due on award of appraisers of for Cleveland weigh lock, one hundred dollars. ON SECTION NUMBER TWO. such of For superintendence and repairs, including amount nquirtt lo complete repairs under ihi tract on loth November, 1SS5, twenty-three kind, thousand dollars. Fur the payment of wiih! oy appraisers ol dam with iipraiscrs ot damages, six. hundred dollars For. ihe payment of encineers, special suuerin lendenls, at turners fees, and incidental txpetis es fifteen hnndred dollars. ON SECTION NUMBER THREE. first as in re the amount required to complete repairs contract on llie 15th November. 1&55. ihoii-and eiej t huiiiln d ai dYifty seven and fifty-five cents; rebuilding and protect ing the bank above the lower lock ut nioinh, which washed aw&y before the for repairs wero let, two thousand j for the pay in. ut ol awards bv appraisers of damages, eight hundred dollars j for the pay -nieutol engineers, special superintendents, at torney's fees end incidental expenses, one thous aed livo hundred dollars; for the payment of ferriage of canal teams and boatmen, across llio Scioto river at Porthmouth, six hundred dollars. the by the ON SECTION NUMBER FOUR. Four superintendence and repairs, including t,e amoiuil required to complete repairs under contract on novemoer 10, nint: inonsana nj niiity-two dollars and evenly six cents, pot rebuilding bulkhead anil sluice gates at Sharp's dam (branch unfinished on l&lh Novem- Uer, two Itinusanil dollars, for me pay- m "lit ot engineers, special snpcrinteiuienis, at torney a lees and liicnlextuis ; one inousunu uoi lars. For the payment of contractors for build ing culvert ut surcn-niilc run, one thousand dol- lars. - by in us er ON SECTION NUMBER FIVE. Tor superiinendence and repairs including llie amount required to complete repairs under con tract i n November 15, ISM, twenty-four thous and five hundred and twenty-two dollars twenty cents. For rebuilding lock gates under contract prior to the ,paymcnt of superintendent's ac counts not yet settled, eight hundred dollars. For the payment of Kngineers ; special snpetin letidents, attorney's fees, and iiicidcnlul expens es, lil lee ii bundled dollars. f ON SECTION NUMBER SIN. For superintendence and repairs, including the amount required lo complete repairs under con tract on the 'iOth November, lf35, thirty-two thousand one huedrcd fifty-five dollars lifty-five cents. For the payment of engineers, special SMp'riiitenileuts, attorney's fees, and incidental expenses, two thousand dollars. For the pay ment of salaries of appraisers, three hundred dollars. ON SECTION NUMBER SEVEN. For superintendence and repairs, including the amount required lo complete npiirs under con tract on I. Mil oveniHer, ISjj, one Hundred nun fifty -seven thouseiid six hundred and forty-eight or ttie payment ol en , forlv.si conts. - B)erinlPn,et1l!i, auornev's fees, . ' . . ..- . oud incidental expenses, two thousand live hun dred dollars. ON SECTION NUMBER EIGHT. For suileriiiteiidence, und repairs, including the amount required to coinpletn repairs under contract on 14 11 November. 1355, flva thousand eight hundred eighty-six dollura. For tlia pay ' ment of engineers, special superiuleiidetits. nl tomey's fees, and incidental expenses, one him dred dollcrs. I FOR GENERAL EXPENSES. For incidental expenses of llie office of the board of public works, incliidinc the salaries ol secretory and assistant secretary aiid lor office rent furniture and fixtures, record boo arv blanks, postages and expenses of statiou- lie board four thousand dollars. For salaries of the meni-i bersof the board of pulili,c woil.s four thousand , five hundred dollars. For payment of engineer j lo guage surplus waler leaicd und not used from 1 the canals and slack-water imprnveineiits of tin state, fit teen hundred dollars, of widening mid dtcrciiing i I For the purpose ' Ihe nnrlion of the Hocking caiv.,l.lyiiig between Lancaster and Car- j roil known as th j Lanciister side enr the sum f .1.:.... . P,.,..e..,l fi..., U.,,1 fl,tl.r Thn1 t!ic gum of ihitc thousand dollar?, orsoninclij thereof ns mny be uctrgFury fur tin; rrmovel ctf the waste weir (on the Sidney fi-fdei) in the town j of .Sidnry, 10 q point suu:li ol l town now ; derimn'fd bv ihe Bourtl of public works pr.jvut-' ' cA cuiil II in r. I inn i cnn nriilur t ( 1 imilcp cnrli mil - tcmolated cliaree. Thai the sum of ten thous-1 and dollars, or so much thereof as may be found , due Board Ot pobltc works to Samuel t inieu 1100, r lie 111 111 reso iiiinn 01 ine ire nerai .-vs.-i n- blv. reniiired said iiuard to settle and Biliust Ins cl.iim against the state fuunded or nrisins nut of Ihe contract of Ward Oordeti and Ulair for re- j building wooden locks lo, 10, 19, 22, DH, uml JS, Miami and Erie canal north of St. Marry V in the winter of 1 So 1 and S-ri, and that the auditor nf Slate is h-reby authorized and requir ed to draw on the treasurer of Slate fur any' amount not exceeding said sum upon there be ing filed in his office, the certificate, of said hoard of public winks, specifying the amount by them found to bo due ; also, ihe further sum oilier claim and awards as ihe board of public i works mav settle and find due from the Slate. . For widening th. irain around the east side id the six mile reservoir in Paul. I'm.; cmintv. one thousand dollars: provided, the board of public works shall be nf opinion tiiut ilia same is nec essary und uuEht to lie done. For paying the claim nf Zacluiriiih T. Jones six hundred und nine dollars. That llie auditor of slate be nnd he is In -re by authorized to transfer temporarily one hundred and fifty thousand ilolluts of the sinking fund to the canal fund, nr so much Ihere of as may be necessary to meet the demands on llie canal fund until the funds applicable ihcre- fo shall be pail into the treasury. SrcTiox 2. In case the omoiints appropriated in the preceding section shall be lound insufn found insufn cient lo met all necessaiy expenditures on the ....i.i; i, f.. ,- , v,,,J,l l,.llUrc I.. ,..'.I. ;.rn.; .,.,,1 in nar ,,v so. h dollars is hereby apuroniiated to pav anv such d. fieiency as may occur, provided lhat no part of said sum shall be paid or expended w ithout llio concurrence of all the members of tin board. Section 3. Within thirty days afier Ihe expi ration of each quarter of the. vei.r, it shall be the ! duty of the hoard of public works lo file in the office of the Auditor of Stale a full and detailed statement of the amounts drawn from the Ireasly nry during the preceding quarter under each of lb' forgoing appropriations, with correspond'nm vouchers for the same. Hie statement shall 1 :.. -i.....:i .i. i . -..:.i boi-iuy in u inn uiv inrni umuilili paei, whom, at what time, and on what account, and the said vouchers and statements shall becx omined and compared by th Auditor of S'aie, and one or more members of the board of pub- lie works, and if found lo be in pursuance law, the Auditor of State shall give the hoard certilicnie setting forth lhat fact, which cerlifi-1 oftico of the board eight As sembly out the rate shall be deposited in th' of public works; ami shall also endorse that fact upon the statement so filed which said statnuent shall bo published in the manner pointed out by the act to provide fur the pub lication ol an accurate ami itetaiterl statement of ihe receipts and expenditures of the public revenue," pussed March fourteenth, eighteen hundred and fifiy three; for the building of basin on the old penitentiary lot in the citv Columbus, at the bead of llie feeder to tin Ohio , i-l.il , r ,1- l-L canal, which the board of public w orks is here-, by aiithorued to eonst.uM. if it shall deem same necessary for the public interest, the sum of one thousand dollars. N. H. VAN VORHES, the House of Representatives. THOMAS H. FORD, President of Senate, President of Senate, April 9, 1866. [No. 146.] AN ACT the con two in and the con awards under Thirlv uii.e dol lars Ports con tracts dol lars Ser.pleineiitaiv lo ai act rntille.l "an act auihoiize Fie.-. Hanking in Ohio," pasred March Ul, 1(351. Sfctiom 1. Bj it enacted by the General A scmbly of Ihe Mate r.f Ohio, lhat whenever any company, formed for the purpose of bank ing uniler llie piovtsions ot uti aclentiilcfi acl to authorize free bankiu,'!,'' passed March il, 1651, shall lawfully transfer to the Auditor ol Male any portion ol the public stock or tincale ol llie tutulerl debt issued, or to tie it by one or more of the following States to-wit Massachusetts, New Yoik, Pennsylvania, Mary land, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois nnd Michi gan to an amount in value ( to be ascertained as hereinafter provided ) not exceeding per centum of the stocks or certificates of funded debt of thu U nited Stales and of State of Ohio, transferred to said Auditor State, by such bink, and remaining with as piovided iu the Seventh section of said such company shall be entitled lo receive said Auditor an equal amount in value, ot circu lating nob s ol ilifleieut il nominations, register ed and countersigned as provided ii. said but no such stock or certificate of funded shall lie received by said Auditor at a rate price above Ihe inaikcl value thereof, at lime of receiving the same, or iiboxi: the a: selling piice ol such stock or ceitilicatc New York stock exchange, for the four weeks j next preceding the time of the receipt thereof, llie Auditor exclusive of interest then accru ued thereon, or above its par value; nor shall stock or certificate of the. funded debt of any .Slate not regularly paying the interest on stock or debt, semi-annually, be received said Auditor. Sic noN 3 The slock and certificates so trans ferred, shall remain in the possession of the Au ditor of Slate, and he shall have all the powers respect to Ihe same, anil Ihe interest thereon, is provided ill said act, ill relation to Ihe stock of the United States und of this Stale mid in case coupon bonds or certificates be transferred as eforsaid, the Auditor shall deliv Ihe coupons, as they full due, lo Ihe proper bank, whrn such bank shall be entitled to re ceive the interest on bonds and certificates so transferred. Section 3. This act shall not be. conlrudod to authorize any bank 10 receive or issue a greater amount of circulating notes than is authorized by the act lo which ibis act is supplcmcuta- This f and as thu N. H. VAN VORHES, the House of Representatives. LESTER TAYLOR, President of the Senate, tem. April 11, 1856. [No. 96.] AN ACT an act an act jurisdiction and regulating the practice of the I'robutc Courts," passed March H, 1S53. SfTioN 1. Be it enacted by the (ri nernl As sembly of the Slate, of Ohio, That the forty- eighth section of an net entitled an act defining the jurisdiction and regulating ttie practice ol rrobate Courts, passed March 11, 1S53, be itiuended so as to reud as follows: S-ction 48. In the exercise of its criminal jurisdiction, the Probate Court shall hold terms of said court on the first Monduv of each of the following months to-wit : Februury, April, June, August, Octo ber and December, being six terms in each year. SecTioN 2. That original section dS of Ihe act uforcsuid, be, and the same is hereby repeal ed. Skction 3. That tins act shall take effect fiom and after Ihe first day of May next. N. H. VAN VORHES, Speaker of the House of Representatives. THOMAS H. FORD. President of Senate, April 11, 1856. [No. 129.] Tn nmend llie on acl to encour- killing of wohes, pa-sed April 2!i lU'.e th. 1S52- Sittiox 1. He il enacted bv the General As sembly nf the State of Ohio, That the sixth sec tion of tiie act above referred to b.r so lililemUd as to read: lliat the county cotiiiuiHuiiers of tiny cotiuty nriy iucrense the bounty for killing wolves over six months old to 1 iidit dollars, und for wolves under the age nl six mouths to lour dollars per scalp ; provided, such increase shall b-J paid out of llio treasury of the proper county N. H. VAN VORHES, Speaker of the House of Representatives. THOMAS H. FORD. President of Senate, April 9, 1856. April 9, 1856. [148.] AN ACT . . : 1 To a-uoiid al act pas'ed February 20, leofi. enti tled ' an act lo ecta lifli a cute of civil proce dure," parsed il.-ire li 1 1 , lw3:i. SfCTIos 1. He ir enacted by llie Uctier..! Assem bly ol 'ihe State of Ohio, That .section llireu hun dred and thli-tei-'ii of an act entitled "an acl to establis1- a code of civil procedure," pasn-d March 1 1 , l.Ml, as nrutnded by said act : iism-iI rtbrua-, ry 2 I, loti, be so amended as to rend as follows : ( Section UI II. No party sh -ill be allowed to testify 1 by virtue of the provisions of section Ibree hnii-j dred ami ten, w hi re the adverse party is the ex ecutor or adiniiiintrator of i deceased person, or the uuiirdinii of the child or children of a deceived , person, when llie fai ls to be proven trr.li-lated l e- I 1'oie the deaih of null deeensi d person, nndarej ni t te-itilit-d to by said child or children, except to testify lo the validity r.f books of aceoiiutid not more than eighteen uioi.tlis standing. 'I l,e depo sitijn of a party -hall not be used in his own be ; half, unless llie" leiral not ice required in the ca-es where depositions are to be ta'. en, shall also speci fe that the deposition to l e taken is lliat of the. paily ; l'rovided, that if the deposition of a party lie taken in niiy pei.ding suit, and stieh party hail die bifore the trial thereof, it rhall be lawful fur the opposite pin ly to testily a- to all inari. r cou-1 ! taineu hi saul deposition it'the same be utFered in evidence. . I Sic. SJ. This ael .-hall I e appliivib'o to all civil (actions mid pro.eedintts now pending and uniie I cided, which have been commenced sii ce ihe ta king (fleet of an net entitled an art to oHubli.sh a I March 1 1 cm c o civil proceo'iie, r.asseti aiaien ii, i'-m &i:c. 3. 1 hat nothini in section .si -s snail oc construed so as to prevent n parly te.tifj ine when ihe adverse oartv i an administrator, executor or guardian, when the testin.oiiy .f apnrtnerof the decea-ed at the time Ihe aul iect mntler in con ! troversy transpire l, and was originally interested therein. Sic. 4. That Ihe act passed February 20, 1 sSfi, entitled " an act to anieud an act entitle l an act to establish a code of civil procedure." passed March 11, l't, be, and the same is hereby repeal ed. Skc. .1. 1 his net to take effect and be in force from ami after its passage. N. H. VAN NORHES, Speaker the House of Representatives. LESTER TAYLOR, President of the Senate, pro tem. April 11, 1856. [No. 146.] AN ACT Pr. scriiiiiie; and limiting the rates of taxation, Stcrios 1. lis it riiaceJoyf Ac GciKi'if As of, f-my of the 6'to'c of OAio, That tlvre shall be a levied on a;i property ana ere in ...j-t ... ...- llo " : r"V "" . , . " 2 ."' ,. 1' ' i.i j ,..,.,! ,1,,, r.,,i levy f.r taxation for the year eighteen hundred and riftv si:; lor the several purposiia liereinatter tiaiiii-d, the follow 111 such assessed value a of thu State Eovernniciit, iucludius the ordinary ex pcuaesof the public benevolent iiiititutiona, proo lulinir the work on public buildintrs, and other cxpcu-i s, el a'y. able to Ihe general revenue, and al.o to pay deficiencies cf foiraer appropriations, one mill ; for the sinking fund, seven-tenths of one llllll. llieCOUlllV C'JIUlUirflliil.ir. , , vuu..,, Mx , (J oue fo, M f ullnty ruv. Ihe, ulllt,r than for tho ,,llIDent 0f interest on rates of tax on each dollar of to wit: For tne support, of lo cer- sued : fifty the the. of him, act, from act ; debt m llie aver ut Ihe debts which such couuty i. ay owe, and surh part of the principal a. may fall due within the X; ,rr J, , .1,., navL suceeodinir Tear, for brirlire, road or poor purposes ou each dollar the n-sensed value of such nroner v and credit iu such county, not exceeding rive ndilionaof dol lars, not exxeudiuR one and oue half mills, and on each dollar of such assessed value over five mil lions of dollars, not exceeding one and one fourth mills; aud for county buildings, in uny cgunty not f-xcedinrr one and oi e fourth of one null on tne dol lar for anv one year. There bhiiH'iio be.levied nv eiiv or incr.iuruted villain., for all purposes other than for the navmentof intarestoa any debt nr debts of such cily or village, or the pay.i.ent any such deut or part inercoi as may lau um during the then current nr the next succeedm.; year, more than fivo mills on the dollar of property of such city or village as .isted and valu ed lor taxation. Provided, that the aforesaid shall not be eon rued lo prevent the levy ing and collecting of I. cal assessments to pay 6iich local improvements as effect particular pans only of such cily or village. Provided, fiat cities, which, by the last federal census contained ill a population of not less than one hundred thou uunrl inhabitants the levy for all purposes mny raised to a ratio not exceeding six and one mills on tin- do lar of valuation. Inn townsnip trustees shall in no case levy for townihip u, ore than one half of one ...ill on the dol lar. K.e 2. The onernlion of the fifly-eichth lion nf ih et of Vlav 1. Ib5d. to provide for re-ornaiiir.nl ion, supervision and inui.itei.ancc common schools so far as it relates to the assess mentsnd collection of taxes for the purpose furnishing and increasing school libraries aiul paratus is hereby suspended for one year from af er Ihe passage of this act. s;..- 1 All lawn and narts nf laws inconsistent wiih the provision-, of this aet arc hereby repealed aet to take effect on it N. H. VAN Speaker the House of Representatives. LESTER TAYLOR, President of Senate, pro tem. April 11, 1856. [No. 100.] AN ACT urther to am. nd an act entitled " an act to pr vent nuisancoi," passed Feb. S3, 1831, and to re ueal the act rassed II arch 2i, leal, entitled " an act further to amend an act entitled an aet to prevent nulsancea," passed February 28, 1831. Section. 1 Be it eimcrta bv tht Gtntral As- nemWy of Ohio, That every house or building situate within this State, used or ocenpied as a liousc or ill-iitme, or tor the purpose 01 procura tion, slum be Held and deemed a public nuisance ; any person owning, or having the control of, fftmidian. lessee, or otherwise, such house or buildicff, and knowingly leasing or aub-lcttiiig snine iu whole or in purr, fur the purpose of keemnir L herein a nouso ol lll-luuie. or Knoffineir DGiiniuiiuf the same to bo used or occupied for such purpose, or using or occupying the same for purpose, shall, lor every sucn onenBe no gun- nf a misdemeanor, nnd on conviction thereof, shall be fined in any amount not exceeding one fttindrrd dollars, or imprisonment for a term not than thirty days, nor more than six months, both, at the discretion of ihe court. Sto. a. That the lease or occupation by tlio lessee or tenant of any house or building or any J part thereof, for the purpose prohibited in the first s.ctioii of this act, shall be held by tho courts ol this Slate good cause on ihe art 01 the owner, or lessee to avoid the agreement of lease or renting, and to re enter at any lime and take possession of such house or building. So. 3. That the net passed March 85, 1F51, entitled " an act further to amend au acl. entitled art to prevent nuisances' Ipassed February IMil, be aud the same is lierebv repealed. N. H. VAN VORHES, Speaker the House of Representatives. LESTER TAYLOR, President of Senate, tem. April 10, 1856. [No. 106.] AN ACT llefuting llie iurii-dietion of Justices of llie Peace . ...t nin..u ..e ,1.., r naw,.l.n .n.l 1 tletacl.ini! a portion of said city from Brooklyn ! Township. fctic.noN 1 lie it enacted by llio General As- semiilv of Ihe State of Ohio, that the jurisdic tio of fust ices of thepeaco and constables in Ihe ci'vof Clereland, ill whatever pan of said city tlicv timv rtside, or wlicnt ver lltcv nuiv have bet n flvcled to their roprctivo ctfH:ea, hIiiiII extend through t1 e vlinle of suid cily, ns it has hern VnMindV'l and de fined si ce the iinnt-xa'ion of Ohio city with the Mid civ of Cleveland : nnd in nil eVctions which hhall herenfter he held for the elec- tton of justices of the pence and constubli'S in the paid city of Cleveland, such justices ftiidconstft bles shall be elected by the qunliiiid vntera of all pnrts v( paid city ; atid thai lunch of the Raid cily of IT VflTind as lirs we-t v( ho Cuyahoga liver, shall no loni-r f.r any jnirpnse, eonftitutr. a part of t!.t of th-- town.'-liip of ltrooklyn, Xich shall be and lK'rely id attar Iil-iI to ttie towribhi)n o: Cleveland. Sk-. U. This act ; hnll take i rTt-ct on the passt N. H. VAN VORHES, Speaker the House of Representatives. THOMAS H. FORD, President of Senate. April 8, 1856. AlTITOIl's OkFICK, PKHBVSlirRU,) Apiil 12, 185'i- V" I certify that (.lie foregoing laws are corrccj. nccouling to the copies certified lo by the; Secretary of Stale nnd furnished to this ofTccj for the laws in JAS. W. ROSS. TWKXTY TONS OF RAGS wanted for ca-h. at HOLT'S HOOK STOKK. WOOLEN FACTORY. The sutiscriberstill coiitii.ue the Wonlen Fac t.ry, in Water, llle, Ltiens county. Ol-io.an.l are' prej.a-e.i to uianufaemre fr-m the tln ce, all kirn's of WOOl.KN' GOODS, .neb as '.'lotlis, Satiin tts, Tweeds, Flannels. Ulai'kits Yarn". Ac, by the jar. I. or on -hares, in such a m.nnier, that w ill five ennd siitisfaeti. n In ull those ho ill fuv-.r tie in witn their -atronae. They will keep on hand a supply if the above articles, to exebanoe for wool. Cardinirand Spiniiilitr dono at short notice, at IH cents per potimt of yarn. Custom (JanliiiK and Clot U Dresaing done as usual at short uotice. ITWe will pay the highest market price for wool in cah. Alo all kinds of mark, table pro duce taken in exchange for work and cloth. STaDDLX A- l'HAY. Waterville, May 10 .l.'ifi Iv. ( inniciu i n. tni.uiiiFi COLLAIIH S. OHIO, The. mo--l Thorough f' I'ruclie.ul Institution the Il'tf. 'IT. I. MS.-- For full ceu r-ie.i ur lifting all depart inenls of IJook Keeping. Lectures and Per.inaiisliip. uivarinWi Tr.r full Pf.iirs in !,ar!ms' I pannifiit 20 MIIIE rUOI'UIK'J tllCS take great ,eMirr. in tx X prositi? their tliank for the rfiiiiiig nnd unnto-c."t(.-im:i success whifh ha marked th1 career of Uicir iiiiTituMi-n iiuro its estaldi-ilunont at the Capital, Miinul itt- th' in to renewM cxTiions to mcrt, in the matt tf'ci.nf maimer, the rajjidlv increa'-iiin deimuid fur ijd'-.'irif und rrmprehrtifire' rrr cf m'rrafti train tng. The f.Te.1 i-ractioal ciiterimire ot" the rrinfijial, inlieavv H.inltti' and ('uniniercial llnuscs, aviated edufat.-"d and .'iccuiuidishci! gentlemen, has Piiahh d tohrinto a decree if f.ert't c-tion n M-tc-m of (.'OL IUMjM infitructinn. hy niil exTcisr-a, not BY ANY OTHi.u institVtios. llfirli stmieiit. tl.ia new in-'M-flss. h drilled at tlio DESK, individually. Flop I'V Slej1 an Accuuntiiut's duties at tlioroilihj a thotich he screed an afrretttiretkiitinsomr large (ommtrcml In addition to our ciijiiit'eineut of accomplished we have also secured the services ol some of , until he has mastered the whole routine linoll Com.n-.-n.'i.'il llisiore. and in.-inry oi enunoin vim- ! men ial Men. Couimyrcial .'En.Co',m' Products. omnmal C,,lc..l Feommiy. Mercantile Law, Llh.cs ot 1 rade, Fen.l.an- oft slip, niosr eminent leciurcrs in oiuo io leciure u,, ...... ,mU. f im.iriie.icin Is too extended lo partleu- l,.i,l..ri. hnl it rmhrnee. everv thin connected Dot 'ISLE L.NTKV HOOK KF.I-.P1NU, wiih a and lull liiMMisiinu of U fcientilic ,rineifles Leetarcs in l of , ), for in be half ex neiises the of of ap and The Ladies' Department Is now open for .lie reception of Ladies. N"t institu tion in the Union imparts a more thorough or interest ing course in this department . In conclusion, we would add. that we shall put our best efforts to merit in a sou mora ernineii. llio Hatlering reception it Ii which our enterprise, niel, and pl.dg' onrs'-lvvs to impart a more thorough pra 'ctirnl course of Merrmtile Instruction than can formed at any other similar College. a ,..,. ih,. innnv recommendations, we rrlve the t, - e. itiir l w- .....l,-i, no.,!. tlii .ileastirc in leslifvincr we are personally acquainted with Mr. GmNnr.B a as an Areountant.ar.il Teacher of Book Keeping, w hich it ol the highest order. He has had great as an Accountant. in heavy C'ommercialand inn ilmiw,. which cives hiul superior facilities imrlin" a practical twwledie nf Book Keeping, thorough Commercial J,iiiraliii. President of Farmers' College. LOK1N ANUKKW8, President of Kenjon College. To young men who wish to acouire a "husitiess ......? n.lnl, I. ilTunls fncifilies seldom equaled Mr. Oranior has the rare quiiliticanon of lheorel.es knowledee and aptne" in teueliing, added to practical Counting Kuom experience, and we feel conlidf r.t graduates from his College will he fully competent keep Ihe mo.vf complicated set of books. A P STONF, Wholesale i ltetail Merchant. J J. JAN SHY. Sic. Bd Control. S. Bank Ohio. J f. PA It K . Book Keeper at D. T. Woodbury's. 1). OVF.R llllill. Book Keeper. ClintMiank. II. Z. MILLS. See. Columbus Oas & f C. II. M ASON, Il k KeepcrforJ.il. HileyfcCo. For flill pariieulnrs. send forcirciila r OKASOFK & AKMKTBOM.. liiil, Propiielors. BUSINESS : CARDS , . , ft.., A. 0RO88., , fy: - Dealer in. Wide Act, Glodct, Jeathy, . , Silver ware, Plated and Britania ware. Pocket , Cutlery t Fancy Goode, Wayne St., ifaumee City, Ohio. WAT0HK5, Clocks, Sc, repaired on short notiea. Mr. 0. ia aaexparl- H eneed and practical workman, aval inon lavorug mm wivn uie.r pat ronage, mar depend upon kavin their Work faithfully done. X. MEFl'Okl) & HOLLENBECK, Attorneys and Counsellor! at Low, and Agents for the purchase and tali of Iiandt and payment of Taxei. - PERRYSUURQ, WOOD COUNTY. OHIO ISO, J, MANoa TBoa. . lANa MANOR 4 LANE, Attorneys at Lav. ftrOtrlce In Dnell Blorlr. Toledo. Ohio. AMERICAN HOUSE, JOSEP LANQENDERFER. ProDristor. ' 0ornfr ot p,.T j Connnt-sls , Maumfe City. O :h n. w. DANiri.a. FRENCH b DANIELS, J J f TTPIiNEYS AT LAW AND LAD AGENTS. MR. DANIELS, is NOTARY PUBLIC, : AMD Commission n for the States of New York, Virginin, Pinmyhmtin and Rhode Island. Office In Walls' Block, Bam mil Bt , Toledo, Ohio l. FtLLta if a. no t lb. FULLER & DOYLE, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, GENERAL AGENTS, COItN'EI? ff Fl'MMlT AND MONROE STREETS TOLEDO, OHIO. . L. FULLEll Not AST Puar.rc JAfES '.() )TI1, HAT AND CAP MANUFACTURER, nxAtut m Hals. Caps, run. Shirt Collars, Cratats, Socks, era. Hats Repaired, Hats Scnrfed, and erery thin belonging to the Hat and Cap departauat Ueoo , neatnes, ami oispalcn. ' J i ! Knomafi'W doors ahovo Adam at., and next door to Hunker's Confectionery ttore. Tdedo, Oct. 2d, lt-M. J. BOOTH. f. XlafLLEiT ITco., Ieahr$ in Dry Gooht Groceries, Hard ten r, ( VoeXcry , Jionis 4' Sh oest. Clvihfajf, Iron, yaifo, 6Vas, Tlmy respectfully solicit a (-hare of public pat ronage. Ptar, tVimioiiy occupied by E. D. reck J- Co , on Kroiif lret IVrrvw urjr, Jn.ii. 2 1, lrfiS " JAMES 7il)I)WTx: Dealer in Dry Goods. Groceries Boots ch Shoes, Ready Made Clothing, J'urk. lieef. Potatoes Vats, tir dec. Peluno at I'Nist AL Low Prices. Pi lfitf. ! : j ) ! j in I 1 ai.d a hy him N TIM at taim:i hy i'rrvhtiri', ,lnn. v.". I h.iu. HKNliY C. FHEN I Z' en BAP Phontogra). hy Hnd Ambrotyp ( r A I. I. K K Y , Summit itrcit, liettreen Oak and Adam tts. Toledo, Ohio. Amhroljpts, cases included, from 80c. to Si 5. riiontot!rnphs from 32.00 to $25.00. nprilfl'of? ly. a . c; 7 w '"r;hi7("r-w , Iron Founder and Machinist, ITa or hand nn txlenive nnd npprorf?d wnortment f raltrns tr MILL GEAKIXU, CA1S k S1LS, VERANDAS, and ca-tintrs generally. Woik done to order orr short notice, and in a satisfactory manner. Etsa Iron I'itsokv, Maimes Citv, Ohio. no' w" Ts" t u"e "t1"mb To purchase gkavk stoxbs in Muuniee City. I have one hundred set of Marble flrave Stone on hand, n hich I am bound in sell laarar tka tton has ever bifore bt-eo suld in tais section of coun try. a; 1 mn determined to pet rid of them for the purpose of iroinir into oilier bu-inesa. My shop ia in -t souih of MeNeece's Factory near the oil miU. April 111. If6 If (ll'flKON MYEPS. I a l n.l, i.ir.i:Anv of snr.iT WOIiKS. kept by Wm. H0D6T0N, including l'onki's Works on Phrenology, Doctor Dodd on Electrical r.sychology, works on Magnetism ami Science, Rml Physiology. Theu works arc lent to those desin ns of impru vine: their intellt ctual p-ners. Perrysbur(r, apl2. 'i i- It i.. '.ult, Mn i ) tit Is. aril Drillers in Medicine Tnr rai.cipn. nie- T or DR GREGORY'S INSTANT CURE cr PAIN For Wet-rii Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Vir ciiiia, California, New Enland, Ac , at the Sloro Itooin of I'. W. 110 Y D, & CO. We keep a supply constantly on hand. All Dea'e rs iu Medici, e supplied ou most reasonable term. This very valuable and popular medicine, nan built up its own reputation, and needs no word of commund ilioii from un. Ordera solicited and p nmptlv filled. Latins: H. Burritt. P. C. llolt.Maumee, O. C. West., at Co., and J. M Ashley, Toledo, O.. 8. N. Beech & Co., Geo 4 J. Powers, Perrjaburg. Ohio. BOYD, ST0XE CO., Prnprietora. I 2if Maumee City. Ohio. i " ,' OOh'S ! li O OKSU B o oks at Fre-h arrivals weekly at Holt's Book Store, sicr nflhf liook.colisining of School Bo, ks of all kl da. also Latin, oreeK, rrrencn. uerman, unu lueuigu- had un as sistants, the of Pr Mathematical woiks He also has the standard Poets, Histories, Hiogrnpliics, l ravels, new anu Popular woiks, etc , oto , f i;ethor with commen taries and notes on thu ScripiurcB; works on The oloey, Annuals, Gift Books, for all seasons and' .,. ln,e nssortmeiit of HO 1 ID AY GIFTS, and TOY BOOKS wiih beautiful pictures for the ;" ch.ldrelii of RuliuIlf ry, he i8 lhe best the eaa i tern mark' t affarda anrl in Jrreat yar-ety with INKS- free Black, Blue, Red, carmine, Arnold's and Harrison'" Fluid, Copying, ludelliblc, etc. GOLD PENS, Mammoth, Engrossing, Commer al, Ladies, eye, at HOLT'S. G. forth has be lol- lhat abil ity expe rience Uonk inim- aud a -.... that, to 1' E It K 1 N . Manufacturer of all styles of Carriages and Waffons: also, Hall d Post's Cultivator, warranted to do double tho amount of work of any ordinary cultivator. Phop on Front street, oppo site SpafTord 's HiitelPerrysb'Jrg, Ohio. HuH MHTuNERY & 1JHESS WAKING. UBS 0. BWITZEE thanks Ihe lndioa of Maumco and vicinity for their kind and liberal palronago, and respectfully solicits a continuance of the same From long experience, she feels assured ot be ing able to give universal salisfaction. Jjresscs and Bonnets made in the Latest Styles. Also plain Straw, Leghorn, French, and Neapoli tan braids , gentlemcu s Straw and Panama hate, renovated in the moat satiofaelory manner and on liberal terras. Produce taken in ex hange for work. Becoud door west of Prosbyleri n Church, near the corner of Broadway and Cunant-sta. apr!9-87 " PIPER'S TOLEDO BOOK 15INDERY, , Bliss Buildiny same floor of Anureue A Jatgtrr Steam Priuting House. Bindino iu all of its various departments, exe cuted promptly, at fair prices, and in a style not . i.:.i in .!.. Wost. Tha Proprietor would beg particularly to i mores, "Pe puW lie the fuct that he usee FAR BETTF-.lv HIOOH -than any similar establishment in this y.e.uit and it is hia intention to render all of hie work distinguished alike forita beauty and durability. BLANK BOOKS for Banks, Insurance compa nies. Forwarders, County Officers, 4c, made at the shortest notice. Magaxinesand Old Booka bound to patterns. One of Town'a Patent Pauiko Machuiss, for paging Blank Books, is in operation at this estab lishment. Tolc. o, Oct 80, IMS. H