A i 3
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.J sua (.("'r ... ...-mm ruit
ITERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION-, .nr)!v
one Dellar injt$entn
isid in sdvance, '
Twa Dullard within the year j
i t tid until ." ths expiration pf the year
" i s- .....
. Tift uv.iutiuuu imj.vpw,!,,
H.fCJ?niJ arilt W rliWnrintlnued until lH ar
sarages are paid, except at the option ef the pUb
taeTV 'i "r : ' n - i t i' !
- rr All rommuinK)ation en the business of he
fflee mnt be postpaid to secure attention.
rrT Clnb, or ten in now', the ppewi!i
iTi'n d it's liberal reduction in price. ''-)
" ornciAL DiBficTonr ,r
Representatiw in Oonress (llth District-.
Hon. V B, HoTO!,of Meigs county, , , . ,
Senator- Stat Legislature --CiifBrtoit G.
ttawur, of Lawrence county;' , j . ' '
Revresentative Alsd Thohsos.'
KHA' M"i - ' i" ?! ' ( -J '
i,,' r cooat mo-ertoT ovicts ? i S1
judge of the Co urt of 0 itnraah Pleas. Hon.
Bio NiV Qallipulis. ..
'Jn.iMi at Probite Court--A; MraatLt. ' 1 1
mna. - ,-. ,
,8herirT.JQWH V. Smith. .. .. . ,; i
Prosecuting Attotne. N. SmrSojt.
"County Auditor. H. H. 8Att8W. ' ; ' ' -
.TOoont? Treasurer. 0 Bsaob4- a ;
Hty SttTveyo-TJoflj. poj.oipsfCtott.
- County CoronerrMiJ.' w. Cotuns:'.1 L
ffkleaf Ktto A3oTit, , Orange j'-Trtoi.. Smith,
'Sutton. ii Jj'''' t3
County Comraoa School Examiners. Rex. K.
fVitxijisod, QtoBOt B. -Grow, A; ; A. 4Cm
i ' township orrioias sAtlssHRr;; !.:,,,
- Trustees. Amos Dunham,Thomas Radford, A.
Clerk. Hosmer Branch.
- Treasurer-0. Branch, ex olTicio.
Justioes of the Pi ace. 3. S. Paine, A. M
a.rlnnr P.liinh J On PS. "
Constables. Randall'Stivers, Oren Jones, J W
Assessor S. Bradbury.
CORPORATION OFFICERS POMEROr.
Mayor Randal Stivers.
' Recorder L. S.Wye.
TrusteesH. S. Horton, A. Murdock, H. B
Smith, Wm. H. Remington, J. C. Cartwtight.
. Treasurer 0. Branch, ex ofliicio.
Iarshal--Gaylord Lyman. .
' ' it . .. rOSTUASTKRS.
, Middlepert D. Pangburn.
, llacine V. si. retrei.
Letartsville Geo. L. Piper.
Chester "Wm; Mitchell. '
- CU V RGII ES.
Presbyterian. Rev. R. Wilkinson,. Pastor,
Services every Sabbath morning, 01 o'clock
Every 6abbath afternoon, at 3 o'clock, at the
new Brick School-hoase in Mtddleport.
, Methodist Episcopal. Rev. S. C Frampton,
Pastor. Services at Wesley Chapel, Pomeroy,
and Heath Chapel; Sheffield, on el ternat Sab
baths; at 0 i o'clock, A. M., and 7 P M and at
the lower Church, Pomeroy, at 3 chclock, P. M.
very Sabbath - ,! t n;:i
Protestant Episcopal No services at present,
New Jerusalem No s'of vices.' '.
' German Methodist Rev. J.' Pfetzing, Pastot.
Services every Sabbath morning, it o'clock. '
German Lutheran Rev. P. 'Heid, Pastor.
Services every Sabbath morning. .;
German Evangelical Presbyterian (on Linn
treet). Rev. L. Theiss, Pastor. Services every
abbath morning, at 0 o'clock.
German Presbyterian (on Plum street). Rev.
Pastor. Services every Sabbath morn-
Hg, atO o'clock. '
Roman Catholio Rev. John Albrinck, Priest.
Services everySsbbath morning. ... .. .,
'i, Wetsn Bsptist Peter Lloyd, Pastor. Services
very Sabbath, 0 o'clock, A M, und 6 P M.
WelshtPresbyterian (New School); Rev. John
.- . Jones, Pastor. Services every Sabbath a t 0
' clock, A M, and 6 PM.
Welsh Presbyterian (Old School). John T.
Williams, Pastor. Services every Sabbsth, atO
'lock A M, and 6 P M.
Masons. Pomeroy Lodge, No. 164. Stated
Meetings, the Monday evening on or before the
nil moon in each month. Hall in Edwards'
I uilding. Front st. M. Bosworth, W. M.; R. H.
' f. O. 0. F Naomi Lodge, No. 117. Meets
ery Friday evening. Hall in Crawford'sbuild
ng. R. H. Bartiett, N. G.j Samuel Lanham,
Uc'f, - ...w -r..' '
i ' Mineral Lodge, No. 242. Meets every Tnes
Jay evening, in Stivtrs' building; corner of Front
and Court sis. Washington Stivers, N. G.j las.
( losbie, B. S.. . . , . ,
Virginia Encampment, No. 68, I. O. 0. F.
Metis in Stivers' building On the 1st and 3d
Wednesday evenings in each month C. A. Bar
low, C. P.,' A, Thomson, Serine. !. i
Sons p Tcxpsicanck. Welfare Division, No.
4. . Meets every Saturday evening..,. Hall in
Stivers' bnilding.' Geo, Minicki W. ' P.; A.
Thomson,' R.'S. ; ' s " ' ' ; H ' -
Salisbury Division, No. 292. . Meetp on Satur
day evenings,' Hall in Rice's building. Middle
.,,tt. W. P. , R S,,. , . ,
New Lima Division No. 604. Meets every
Saturday evening. Hall in H.iiolt'S reed build
ag, in New Lima. W. P.j -
v-R. S. -.. ,.;
iOJSIN E 89 D1VL E C TORY.
IMU. IRVIN. 1 ; T. A, PLANTS,
. 1 rtVIN 4 PLANT3, Attorneys at Law, Pome
Jr Toy, 0. nov 20tf.
' "' PHYSICIANS.
, "t R, S. G. MENZIES. Office, Third-Street,
If Vetween Walnut and Vine, Cincinnati, O
rfays, special attention to Diseases of Women.
l .a, ,u ...i B ANKERS.
1 AN1EL A RATH BURN, Bankers, Fro
J' street, Pomeroy, 0. 1 1
.; INSURANCE COMPANIES.
IjOTNA INSURANCE COMPANY, of Hart
JEJ ford, Connecticut. 0. BRANCH, Agent,
Court street, Pomeroy. jan 30
DRY-GOODS, CLOTHING, 4c i
W ASHINGTON "'STIVERS," Dealer in Dry
Goods'; Groeerlea, Hardware,- &. Corner
tA Front and Qourrt street. Pomeror twmvsu
FAME3 RALSTON. .Dealer in Fancy., and
Staple Drv Goods. Groneries Hardwai.
BiioU and Shoes, Ao.' Front street,, three doors
V l6RANCH,4:,!C0TDealefs in. Dry"Goods'
t'"Gro'ceries. Hatdwir." Oueenaware.' &e.';'
. ) last aid of Conrl-street three doors above th
alwnea tf Front, Pomeroy, u jan0
. COO P EE 4. i CO-, i Daaleta 4 a Dry
Goods Groceries Hardwara, A.a. iCdtnet
Frunt'aqd First stieeC MiddleporU, opposite
TVU'MtJAN SLOAN. Dealer in Groceries,
J Olothmg, HaU, Caps; Shoes, etc
September 18, 1866.
T STIVERS, Manofaetr ret of and Deal
T,V t- in vtj description of Clothing.
Corner of Front and Court streets, Pomeroy. O.
The best wo Amen constantly employed. Cloths,
Caasimties, and Vestings kept always on hand
Paris and Loudon Fashions received monthly. -
ji '.GATCHEL, i Cabinet-maker, and Dealer
ll in all knds of Furniture, Front at.,, above
wuPLy rometoy, o , ... . , , , dsc'ili.
D. A BRUTntn, Dealera m Drvifs,
, Patent Medicines. PainU, Orla, DyestuSa,
to. Front Street,' a few doors above, Court,
rVfflfWV. OMo.' '" -"(VrM.
f LAN1NG 'MAUlilJSEb
AVIS A M6RTPN, n Sugar Ron Ppma-
roy, have tneir flaning Machine in good
. and constant operation. - Flooring, weath-
ardinc. Ac. kept eonstsnflyort hand, to fill
-tim ia i
S lit (Isiii
I .11KV ID
illl rt . ,t 1 I I T' '
a per Annum
IV nil .I .
BY A;. THOMSON.
BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS.
yfiTrVRfJR HOSSICR. BaketsndConfectionet
l Fron atreet, few doors abova CoUrt, atlft
one dooijvelp Hotel, .Pomeroy, Q-; fcb, ...
rTX)PPERSVI ITKINO.: 1
SI, THKUSH, UOppersmun, ueiow rouw
. roy 8alt Furrlacfc, Pnmeroy, O.I All kinda
of Copper work- for 8alt Furnaces, 8teamboat
I'M -J ..... I ... . i.', .
etc.; esecutea to yoct. ., w ...;
"TFTBL A C K8M.1 THIjf Q. -
Ft. HUMPHREfTBuelismith, ftfulheiry-at.,
. opposite the" Oouft-honaei foioMey O.
Job Work, of all. kinds, horse-slioeirtfr f fi-rt"
eouted with neatness and dispatch. . Ji W
f-1 EbRd' IstlV'ETsTiasmltCTuiberrT
T street," opposite Court-honseja Keens :eo
sUnUy.niAll4..d,foAAa..ty!A,, rand four-horse wsgons. Joo Worl oi mi smus
executed to otter. ,y. (;.i vT-i J" .
TPAlNfERSAND GLAZIERS. .
l YMAN, Painter and GIati; wrtt side
w' Court street, fourth door . abore Court,
Pomeroy, 0.. i. i i '.,..
SADDLKANt) HAKNES3 MAKfiRS.
JB. HAMPTON A CO. Saddle and Harness
.'Manufacturers, Front street, five doors be
low Court, Pomeroy, 0. '
TAMESWRIGHT, Saddlo and Harness Maker,
Shop, over Black and Rathburn's store, in
1 . Shoes. Front street, under Telegraph prin
ting office. The best of work, for Ladies and
Gentlemen, made to order. .
"TANNERS & CURRiERS. .
EORGE McQUIGG, & CO., Tanners and
Curriers, Butternut street, (on Sugar Run)
Pomeroy, 0. . ;
JOHN W. HARWOOD, Carriage maker, lower
partofMiddleport, 0. Carriages, and Wag
ons of all kinds made to order or repaired on the
shortest notice. House painting, glazing, paper
hanging, Ac .executed in the best style. je!9. ;
Hot P. CROSBIE, wagon-makers, Mulberry
street, Pomeroy, 0., ovei F, E. Humphiey's
shop. Having had long experience in the busi
ness, they nre ennbled to execute, in a neat and
substantial' manner, all orders for wagons, bug
gies, carriages, Ac, on short notice, and at reas
onable terms. - i .
C0A1.P0RT SALT COMPANY. Office in
Cooper's Building, Coalport, 0. ' Salt for
Country trade retail, Tiimtt-Fiv and Fortt
Csnts perbushel. , . June 6 ,
U S. HOTEL, AND STAGE OFFICE, four
doors below the Rolling Mill, Pomeroy,
Meigs county, Ohio. M. A.WEBSTER, Pro
prtetPt. 11 1 ' ' : ' J- ti87J65
' 8T0VE3, TINWARE &c; '
WTT PRALLTManufacturer of Tinware, and
Denier in every variety of Stoves, etci
opposite the Coiirt-honse. Pomeroy.,
LAWS , OF, OHIO.
I'VBLISIIED BY AUTIIOBIXI.
No. 72. AN ACT,
To provide for the uniform govertimeni and
beuer regulution ol the Lunnuc Asjltims
i f iheS.a e, and ihu core of Idioia and the
Section Be it enacted by Ike General
Assembly of the Slate oJOhio, Tliui ihe
three lunatic asluns located in Newburgb,
Columbus and Dayton, shall heienfier be
known as, and respectively be calli'd, ihe
Northern Uhio Luibiic Asylum, the Cen
tral Ohio Lunatic Asylum, and the Southern
Ohio Lu lane Asylum. 1 he said insiiiuuons
(hall be placed under the charge of separate
boar Js oi trustees, to be appointed under this
act. ' ' '' '
Sec. 2. The following counties shall
compose the northern district, which shall
bfaitnched to the northern asylum; to-wii:
Williams, Pulton, Seneca, Wood, Ottowa,
Sandusk, Lucas, Erie, Huron,' Lorain, Me
dindr Wayne, CuvHhosa. Suminit, Stark,
Liikc, OtcHiRa,' Poitage.' Ashtabula, Trum-
bull, Mahoning and Columbiana.' ' ; i '
1 he rbllowlng coui.iieg shall compose the
corneal distiicl, and be attached to the' cen
tral asylum, to wit:' Defiance, PabldinB,
Von Wen, Mercer, Shelby. Auj6l2i Cham
naiKn,' Allen, rutnam, Henry; tinrcock.
Hardin, fioean, Highland, Favette, Madison,'
Union, Marion, Wyandot, Crawford, " Mot
row, DelawatT, Franklin,' Pickaway, Ross,
Pike, Jackson, Vinton, Hocking, Fairfield,
Lawrence, Licking, Knox, Richland, Ash-
and, Holmes, Coshoctlon, Perry. Morgan,
Muskingum, Athens, M-i'gs, Galliu; Wash-
iugion. Noble, Guernsey, Tuscaraw ns, Car
roll, Harrison, Jefferson, Belmont and Mon
roe. " r '''' : ,
The follo'ing counties shall Compose the
southern district, and be attached a the
scutbern 1 nsvlumVto wit! ' Bcloto:- Adams,
Browa, Clermont, Clinton, Greene, Clark,
Warre?1 Montgomery," Miami,' Hamilton,
Butler, Preble, and Darke. 1 "'-c "
M, at nV time, either of t aid -asylums
cannot accommodate (he patients of the dis
trict to-a4ilcri It ' is attached, said ' natienis
may be transferred to the asylum of either
of the-other "districts, which 'may, ht (lie
time, have i room ' for said patients, '' Said
trsnsler to be made with the content 6f the
resident trusioea of the two' asylums' ' '"n
Sec 3. That each board oHiuaiees shall
consist of six peraon. ' Two of the north
ern board shall reside la' the iownhlrhli
Newburgh; two bf the central board ''shall
Reside In th city of Uolombut; and (wa ol
the aoutltefft rtard shall reside in theriiy of
Dayton, amf-thetHhert-wKSin -the disiricts
auaehed lb the fcspeldve asylums Wj.
nTbe laid board shall be appointed within
thirty days after thd passage of tbit act.
The iwo fiist natned .ehall- .sorira for -two
yearf the lecond two named shall serve for
Tour years, and ihe'i ihlrd , tw ha sued shall
salve -for six years, andas ihnir lerma shall
expire, their auccessota shall be. appointed
for the term of six years. .: All vacancies oc
curring by death or otherwise, shall be filled
by appointmeoi of the Governor, until the
meiwa, of the General Assembly, and un
til ihshr successors sr sppointad end tjuall
e.j .. i ... i . .
lieu. T.n.i .. l-r.i.ofttB i.ia.i i ... u.'js. ; t .
1 Suft. 4.' The ' trustees, ' before enierlnft
upon'the dutiea of their'pflice, shall take nd
subscribe an bath or affirmation to support
ihef eonstltutljin'of the1 United Statra. and of
this State, snd also faithfully to discharge
the (Juiies.rrqulreiohibefrf. b th prprts
ioM pf thleAot which duties they hall per
form gratuitously, provided, they snail hsv
their necessary expense psld, during the
I l 1 1 1 . J i,tT 1 1 I I.
vu ii r .i i . tin uN.
Ml Hl..u'nv u ....... t,,, ,.... ,
(I il j.i nl
.7 0 I.
VqNEICOV N TRY-HO H'Ef C 6 NStiT U flVtiONE DBS T 1 Jv 7.
ill -A :
. nit J m;i n j
. .t . fV. 'J i
iime they are
'BCtunl)r pitjiaged Hi I the dis j
r official duilea. auch paymeni,
.... . I
chaise of, their
to be made Out of tha Siae ireasuty aprin. n
warrant f the Auiitot of 'ib'8iai."l.Tbey
shall meet wiihjn ihlrtV daya altejr jheir np
pointtnentai i iheJr,.rrspCilea inaiituiioiiB.
and elfci a preWtitni, wbo 1 shall pit-side i
thehr meeitngli i.j ?.!; vxri v 1'j -,-vi,uur.
Sec, . , T,ne:ba'da;of iwutee aball ar).
poii)i a flterjlpal superintendent for iach of
the asylvrn. and oe l)e nominatlt-b of :aid
sujisrjhter.dess Siewltrd.aod rttaltron.jind
luch sssittam phvlbfMl rtifpajdhe heet.
M'yuVhp! ihnil .bSrvW ("'isdeni!vff'
cera of, iha lnsltUi6iii(j laid irujMers ishRll
fix sit snlaflet.trpi Qthrws deibi'mM'ffdiibl
Ihnrhpeajntendepi, ''prtaaec ibe.rulM, rgu.le
Vioits and b , laAS.'for the gpynrnrnflnt of
ihirir respective institution, provided, that
the. northern and scuthert asylums shall
hare but one assistant phvsiolan tactic , ,,: ;
.,; isc,. 6v ) U shall , Jlo. be Ddif of one or
more of, each board of; (lustees to Vili sheir
respective Instltuilooa monthly, and a1?, or
rnnjoriiv of them quarterly . snd, at . laid
monthly visits ihej shdll, with the superin
tendent, examine the accounts of the stew
ard, end certify their approval or otherwise,
on the pngewith his monthly balances. ;
Sec, 7. ; The board of trustees shall make
a record of (heir proceedings, at all meet
ings, in a book to be kept for the purpose,
and at their annual meeting shall make a
report to the Governor of tho condition and
wunis of the asylums, which shall be ac
companied by lull and accurate repot is of
the superintendents, and a. detailed account
of all the moneys received and disbursed by
the steward. , ,
Sec. 8. The boards of trustees shall hold
their annual meetings on the first Tuesday
of November in each year, at their respec
tive institutions.' Special meetings for the
appointment of resident officers, or for the
transaction of gen.ral buslmss, shall be
h.dd upon the written lequest ol the presi
dent or two members, of the board, of which
ten duys notice shall be given to each mem
ber In writing, by the president, stating the
object. for which the meeting is called.
; Sec, 9' ' Ti e ssid bcardsof trustees, may.
at pleasure, remove any of the resident offi
cer of their respective institutions, except
the superintendent, and they may remove
the superintendent also for incompetency,
grots neglrct, or refusal to discharge the du
ties devolving upon him. cr for any mis?
conduct which might render it improper for
him longer to continue at the head of the
institution, and may direct the discharge pi
of a patient when thoy ahall daern it expe
dient. , ' .. ' . ; ....
Sec. 10. ' No trustee or any officer of the
insiiiuiiwiissha'l hereafter be, either directly
or indirectly , inieieated ; in the purchase nf
building material, or any article of furniture
or supply, for the use of any of the said asy.
iuma. , . ' ;; , ;
Sec. II. No member of any board of
trustees aha'l hereafter be eligible to the of
fice of superintendent of said asylums, du
ring the term for which he wits appointed,
nor within one year nit jr his term ahall have
bEc. 1. The fcuperirtendeni of each of
said institutions shall be a physician of ac
knowledged skill and ability in hit profes
sion, lie shall be the chief executive offi
cer of ihb asylum, and hall hold, his nfiice
for the term of six y eats, unlets sooner re
moved by iho hoard' (if iris tees, as provided
for In the ninth section of, this act. . Before
entering upon the duties of his officH, he shall
take and subscribe an oath ; pt affirmation,
faithfully and dilllgei tlv tri djsrhargtahii du
ties required of him by law, ' lie ebull have
the entite conirol of the medical, moral end
dietetic Tfeuinieni of ihe patients, and ahall
see that' the sevnral officers of the insiitu
iion falthlully and' dilligontly discharge
their respective duties. ' He shall employ at
tendants, nurse, servants and such other
persons 6s he ma deem neceasarv. for the
efficient and' ycimoniical adininisiratlon of
the goveriimeht of the asylum, assign them
their rrsprjcijve j plncf rol . duties and
mar at any time discWge any of them from
Sec. 13; ' Th assistant physicians shall
be medu al men of such character end qual
ificatiora as to be able to pei form the ordi
nary, duties ol the superinteqdents during
Sec. 14. The steward, under the direc
tion of the superintendents, and not other
wise, shall make ell purchases for the asy
lum, where they1 can bo made on the best
terms, keep the accourtis.'mnke engagements
with, pay and discharge those, employed In
arid about the asylums, have a personal su
perintendedce of the1 farm, garden "arid
groands, and perfdVm auch i.other i dutKsa 'as
may be asslgnaJ to hlm..-. i ,-,v -(:-1..
,,Stc.: JS. i The. steward shall execute a
ibond, with two sufficient sureties to ba ap
proved by the trustees, in the penal sum of
two thousand ' dollarsVcondiiiohed thai 'ho
will faithfully perfrirrn the 'dulle's of his of
fice, arid pay over and account, for all money
that shall coma into his hand belyrgiug to
tne otaie oi wiiia. v
J dec. 16. 1 he ' mntron, under, the diree
nan oi ire surerintenoani, ana not uiner
wise! shall have the general supervision of
the dqmesHd arrangements of the ' t iaitiu
tlon, and do what ahe can jo promote the
comfort and restoration . of uta. patienis. n
rSEC., 1,7. ; Tjie,',irueco.cl,li,
ant; tneir successor in omee,, snail pavonine
power to receive and hold, i in. , trust,, for. he
luse and benefit of the u'sylum, any grant or
devise' of Urtdrb'r arvv xidnatfba ; or bequest
of money, or persohal property K bd arplled
io tho maintenance' and support of Insane
person, or to the general use of the asylum;
, Sec J 8. , ; The Treasurer of State may,
from lime tr tirpe, advance in the steward on
hi own order, approved or endorsed ly ih
superintendent and two of tbe trustees,, on a
warrant, frorn , the Auditor of State, a sum
not exceeding one thousand dollars, it) meet
current expenses.,,, The steward, shall keep
an accurate,,, account, In detail, in .a, prop, r
book, alwsys ppen to the Inspection of the
superintendent-and trustees',' of all expenses
paid out of the sum so advanced-' by ihr
treasurers and jhH attle the,aniq w'uh the
upeiintendent ad tiustees monthly o of
tener if requited, and thai) account for thej
"A r f rfi Vi.vii;baa I fa
baa IfsiiH i
ml Mom I,;i:u.i4 BYf il'lJ i
whole aiim of 'ope ' ibousa'nd ''.dollar, befuirf
another ifirder Is" kproved,.'.',, V'" " "
, ,'n n a.-i.j i.l.u t J l
'j CB019, ' Kaci county 'snair ee entitled
io send petientk tor ihe asylum of aha dis
trict in which the county is situated, in pro
portion; toUhe 4umbecof 4ane peiaont. in
the. county .,,,Na y poraon. jwbq I) as been or
may heieafier be returiooj from ., father asy
ltim aa i.ricu'rbfe,1 or ' wliof has been Insane
more than two' year last 'past, shall be ad
mined into either ..asy lum except wheh the
asylums' are ndi-filled id Ihelr cspacit'y with
mheV'patienis?r'NoJ iditM i'half bdJrfiFtted
into any asyidn4 and rmliMta,tlfj lltider ihoa'ge
Pf(iHeyen,.ar bU . be dthltrJ-M per
son shall be pdmhipd.imjerihef pf(Ithi asy7
film's .belonging 19 the Sisujixcepi he be a
Mtlzeri f OhfoUnfrftvinharstittif ilbe
district Irr, which the atytuftv admfuing him
la located, and do person shall be considered
an inhabitant within- the meaning of thia act,
who htls not resided Within this State one
year next preceding' (he deft a of his of her
applicatioh.'and no person short be entitled
iui.ihe benefit of the provision" of this act,
except persons whose insanity or, lunacy
haa occurred during the time such 'person
shall have resided in '. this State. All per
son who have been or mny hereafter be
admitted into either of the asylum belong
ing 10 the State, shall be maintained therein
at the expense of the State. ' ' ' ' '
Sec SO. For the admission of patients
Into the anyerdl asylums, ihe following pro.
ceedinas shall be had, viz:, Some resident
citizens uf the pn per county shall file with
the probate judge, of such ccunty an affidavit,-
which shall be substantially as follows:
The State 01 Ohio, cr.unh , s:
, the undersigned, a citizen of
county, Ohio, being sworn, says that he he
Moves i iaiiisaie. 'His inani
ty is Of lots than two y ears duration (01 his
being ai large is dangerous to tliB commu
nity.) He hos a legal settlement In '
township, in this county,:, Dated his
dav of A. D A.B.
Sec 21. When the affidavit aforesaid
S luil I bfl'filed, the probate judge shall forth
with issue hia warrant to aome atlitsble per
son, commanding him to bring , the person
alleged to be insane belore him. on a day In
such warrant named, which shall not be
rroro than five days after the affidavit shall
have been filed, and shall immediately issue
supbeenas fur such witnesses as i he ahall
deem necetsary, (one of whom shall . be; a
respectable physician,) Commanding ihe per
sons in such subptcnaa named, to appear be
fore said judge on the reitirn day ol the war
rant; and if any peiaon ahall dispute the in
sanity of the person charged, the. probate
judge hall Issue subpasnns for such person
or persons as shall be demanded tin behall
of the person alleged to be insano.
.Sec. 22.Al U8 nm epnolnii?d( unless
for KQod cause the investigation ahall be
adjourned?) the judge alittll proceed to ex
amine the witnesses in attendance, and ti,
upon the hearing of the. testimony, auch
judge shall be satUfied that the petsun so
charged is insane, he shall cause a Cbrt ft
cate 10 be made out by the niedicul witness
in attendance, which ahall set forth the fol
lowing: First, thai the patient Is free from
any inlociious disease and vermio. Second,
the age of the patient and a concise history
ol the case. Third, the duration of ihe dis
ease,' dining from' the first symptoms.
Fourth the supposed cause ol the disease,
whether it is hereditary. Filth, whether the
patient haa bean subject to epilepsy. Sixth,
whether ihe patient has made any attempt
to commit violence on himself or others,
Seventh the medical iteatmer.t pursusd in
tbe ease, as near es the same can be ascer
tained, 10 which the witnesses shall add any
other infofmatlon or circumstance known to
him. which may tend to throw llgnilipoh ihe
SubjeciV ' " : "Ol b .!' .nr."'
Sec S3. Tbe probate judge, upon recei
ving the i certificate ol the medical witness,
made out according to the provisions of the
twenty .second section of this act, shall forth
with apply 10 the su erlntendenl of the asy
lum situated In the diotrict in which such
paileni ahall reside. He shall, at the same
time, transmit copies, under his official seal,
if the certificate of tl e medical witness,
and of' his find ng' in the case. Upon re
ceiving the application and anid certificate,
the superintendent ahall immediately advise
the probate judge whether the padent can
be received, and if so, at what time. The
probate judge, when advised that the patient
will be received, shall forthwith Issue his
warrant 14 the sheriff, or sny -other suitable
parson, commanding hirnv (forthwith ' to
take charge ol, and convey such insane pet
son to the. asylum.! If the probate judge
shall be satisfied from. proof that an iseistant
is necessary,-1 he" may rippoi tit one person as
such assistant') The warrant of the probate
jrldge shall.ba: stibsianiially as follows; . .
t.,The State' of Ohio, - county, est j
. Office pf ihe probate judge of said county,
to All the proceedings prescribed by
law to Entitle to be admitted into the
lunatic asylum having been had, 'you are
commanded forthwith id take charge of and
convey said y to the asylum at ,
and, ypu .pin authorized to take as
assistant After executing thia warrant,' you
shall make due return thereof to this 'office.
AViines my hand md nfficlal seal; this
day of "' ' 'j A. D." l: "'.
Probaie'Judge, ." ...d; lJt r-tn-.w-no im; t :!
n yjnn receiving such (patient, tve , super
intetdent abuTl endorse upon said warrant a
recelDl subsiantially as follows:1 " ' 1 J " '
1 Lunatic Asylum at ' ,
(1 Received ihls v'day of
tieot named. in the within warrant, : ;,
-.7..o-: -,ye-r Superintendent. ,(
. This warrant with ihe receipt thereon,
shall be returned to the probate judge' Who
issued the same, and f shall be! filed by him,
with the other paper relating to the case,
l;sll esse the relatives of Ahe insane per
son shl hsa a rlghif If they shall choose,
to convey such inrane ptriontothe asylum,
and in such csssa, the 1 warrant shH be di
rected u one of such jrelaiive, direcitng
hini to, (ska another of auch (relaiivea as.bis
aitanl. Prpylded,, That ip pasn themed
Icbi witness shall not. state In his certificate,,
that live, ttatlent is rue trqm aoy infectious
disease and ffom yqrm(n, liball be ihe du.
ty of the probate judge . tu,-refuse to make
the applicstioir to the' suporlntendeni, as
; It J . A - !f ;..,..!' f!,,,l -.1 t.t !:. ..! ri ,T.l (..
here)nbe(bre provided; until such certificate
is riirnished. I he relatftel or any person
charged with Insanity, of who shall be lounrj
to be insane, 'under the ' provisions ol this
Set, slisll in all cases', have ihe right to lake
charge of and keep said ihsane person or
persons bharged with IrissnU, if they shall
deshe so to dof and Irt such case, the pro
bate- iudge, ' before whom the inquest shall
have ben fteld Shall deliver such insane
perfloh ttf the person 'or person desiring io
take auch tiorsont'" 1 -"i. .1 4 n f. ,
" Ske. 84'. " When tl parteht' IS serit to ihe
asylum,'1 It shall be ihe'fJuVy of the prohcte
judge' td aee that the! patient 1 supplied with
ik: rkrfAnJ'MlivitVti.a. ' Uh,rSf iiA(H.lL-Aiki.l.L.
hlshed, ihetirobalerdge' sri'eil furnish such
clothing, end n snejt ee the saitifrehallbe
paid for1 upon' iho cetitflcate of the probate
u.'ilWr. rl rl.- Ltl. t. . ... ...j!.
out of the county' treasury. For a male
patient the clothing shall be a coot, vest and
two baits 61 pdhfaloons, all of woolen cloth,
two pairs of woofer) socks, two pocket hahd
kerchiefs, tWn cravuls, one hat or cap, a pair
of shoes pr boots, two cotton shirts and an
overcoat or other outside garment, sufficient
10 protect him in severe weather, t or a fe
male patient such clothing shall be two sub
stantial gowns or drossus, two flannol pet
ticoats, two pairs of wollen slocking, one
puif of shoes, two hilndkbrchiuls, a decent
bonnet,, two couon chemises,, and a large
shawl or cluuk. In both cases the clothing
shall bo now or as gojd as new, and the
woolens of a dark color. Such clothing
shall be delivered In good order, with the
patient, to ihu superintendent, and without
such clothing, tho superintendent shall not
be bound 10 receive the patient; .
Sec 25. If any person found id bo in
sane, cannot for any cause be admitted Into
the asylum, ihe probate judge shall direct
the sheriff of the county, 01 sumo other
suitable person, to take charge uf such lu
natic, urill such cuuse . shall be removed,
and if necessary, may direct the Confine
ment of such lunatic in the couuiv infirma
ry or jail, as ihb circumstances may require,
and il all jhirs net diul be not otherwise
supplied, he shall furnish them, and in such
case , ihe same .shell be paid for out of the
county treasury, on ihe Certificate of the
probate, judge and the irder ol the county
auditor.' Provided, thai such judge shall not,
in any case, furnish anything either in the
way. ol clothing, as provided in section
twenty-four of this act, or for any other pur
pose, to a porson who is in needy circum
stances, fls is provided in rection sixty-three
of thia act: And. provided turther, no lu
ndtic shall be confined in the same room
with a person charged ' with or convicted of
Sec. 2f, When a lunatic not entitled to
admission into aft asylum shall be at lirge,
and his being so at lurge shall be dangerous
10 HimSell oi others, upon sdeh fact being
established to the satisfaction of 'ho pr bate
judge, he shall immediately order such hi'
none to be confined and provided fori as di
rected bv the twentv-fllih section of this
act, and when any person snail be So confin
ed, pnd ihe attending physician shall comfy
that such person is! restored to reduon, or
that it is not necessary longer to confine
such person, or if the friends of sUch per
son shull agree to take care of auch person1,
the probate judge shal, immediately order
hie discharge. ' : ' ' ' ' '
Sec 27. Any patient may be discharged
from an asylum upon the application of ihe
superintendent to one of the trustees, and
order of auch trustee. Incurable and barm
less patient may be discharged whenever
such discharge is necessai y to, make room
for a recent case ' from the same county;
and whenever an order shall be made out
for the removal of a patient." from nn asy
lum, tne superintendent; shall i'orthwiih give
notlcelthereol, under seal of 'the asylum, to
the probate judge of ihe county from which
such patient was s nt, and thereupon sut-h
probate judge shall forthwith, issue, Ins war
rant to tne sheriff or some fther suitable per
son (giving the relatives of the patient the
prelerence) which wananl shall be substan
tially as lullows: 1 V 1
, The State of Ohio,. . . county, ss:
' Office of the piobatejude of said county.
The propr authoriiy having directed thai
, a paneni from this county in the lu
natic a8jlutn at, bo removed from
suid asylum, you are commanded forthwith
to remove said patient, and return htm 10
township in this county, of which
he is an inhabitant.
, Witness mv hand and official' Seal
' oay of '' , A. D.
' ' " "A. B. Probate. Judge.. 4.
Upon thd receipt of such warrant, It shall
be the duty of the person to whom it Is di
rected to forthwith execute the Same, and
fotum it to tho probate judge by whom it was
issued. . " ,
Sec.: 28,: When i patient is discharged
as cured, (he superintendent may furnish
such patient with suitable clothing, and such
sum of money as he shall deem fit, not, In
any case exceeding twenty dollar. '
Sec 29. If application shall, be .made
10 any ' asyium for ihe admission of more
patterns than such ' InsttiUtiori can accomo
date,' 8il eiion shall be made as followt;
First. Recent cases. I. e.'. Where the diseose
Is of less ' "than one year's duration, shall
have the preference over al other In tbe
tame'enunty. " Second: Chronic case, I. e
when the disease Is of 'mora than due year's
duration, presenting the most favorable pto
pecia of rticoterv, (hall be, next preferred.
Third. Thote for whom application have
been longest eft the file, other things being
equal,1 shall be next preferred.' Fourth. No
county shall have ir. any institution more
than lit just proportion according to the
number of , insane persona therein, aa provi
ded in ihe nineteenth section of this act, ex
cept In1 rinses where some other county In
iHh game asylum district shal not have auf
fioient number of lunatics to fil up lis pro
portion, , Io such cases iiio.;supnriiiiHntfefti
mav admit from any cou ity more than its
just proportion, giving preference 10 patients
a herein, befpre provided.' , ' '
Section SO1. W hen any patient discha'ed
frum an asylum is cureisholl KgaU became
insane, and nytrepeeiablti physician. shall
file with the probate jude of the. county of
which said insane person shall (re art tnhdtr
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i ani, an affidavit setting forth ihe fact of
the recurrence of the disease, and such mh
er facts relating thereto a h may derm
proper, the .probaie judge shall forthwith
transmit a popvyif such. affidavit, atuheoil
Cated by his iiffl--iul ?,'io ihe superiiiieii
dent 1 1 ihe proper asylum, and thereupon
(he sdrrte proceeding shall be had as provi
ded in this act for pertpha found to be in
sane Upon Inquest In fur thai pbrpose.
Section 31. All person! confined as in
sane shall be entiilcd id the benefit of ihe
writ of babes corpus, and ihe queailon of
insanity shall he decided at the hearing; ai d
ir the Judge shall decide that the person is
irisaneV such deblslun shntl be no bar to the
issuing nf the writ, a SeCund time, whenevbr
It Shall be allegi.tf 'that such person ia re
stored 10 reason'.' " '
SeciTcrr 32'.'Paiiper idioia'Tnrl lunatTca
noiiihjn h ttienningof this act arid. those
discharged from ihe usyftim,' shall be roK
ded for in the same mat ner as oiher poor.
Section 33. la all cases of inquusis held
under the piovisions of .this act. ihe nrobnte
judge shall file and carefully preserve all
papers filed with him, and shall muko sUch
entries upon fil Uocttei as will, together
with the prlpers filed ns aforesaid, preserve
a perfect record of eoch case tried by him.
Section 34. In all cases in which any pa
tient shall die in either of tho asylums of
this Siate, it shull be the iuiy of the super
intendent of the asylum to iminediuuly no
lify the lolaiives ol such deceased 'patient,
if known to him, and if not so known, he
shull immediately notify tho probaie judge
of tho county from which such patient as
seht, who shall forthwith cuuse a notice of
the death of such patient to bn published in
two of the leading newspapers printed in
Sec. 35. If any patient shnll est ape from
any asylum of this State, and return to the
county Irom whence ha was committed, it
shall be the duty of the sheriff ol such
cnuntyj when notified by the superintendent
10 forthwith arrest such pntieni, und return
him to the asylum, lor which services the
sheriff shall be allowed and paid such fees
as shall bn allowed by law fur ihe commit
ment of insane persons to the asylum, which
fees shall be pdid out of the Stdte treasury,
on the certificate of the superintendent, and
wurrart of ihe auditor of Suite.
Section 30. If ihe friends of any paileni
shnll usk the discharge of such patient from
the asylum, the superintendent may, in his
discretion, require a bond to be executed 10
the State of Ohio, in such sum and with
such sureties as he may deem proper, con
ditioned for the sale keeping of such patient:
Provided, that no paiient who may be m der
ihe charge of or-convicted of homicide,
shall be discharged , without the consent oi
the superintendent arid the boatd of trustees
having charge of. such asylum.
Section 37. For rill debts due the lunatic
asylums of the State, an action may bu
maintained in ihe i.nmeol the superintend
ent of the aslum to which such debt may
be due, ahd in such aciion the plainiitfshnil
be styled -The Super intendoht of the Lu
natic Asylum at
Section 38. Prosecuting attorneys shall
tttend to all suits instituted in behalf of ihe
asylums of the state, nnd shall bo entitled
to a compfinsaiion of five per cent, on all
sums collected for the asylums.
Section 39. The superintendents of ihe
several asy lums shall piovide an official seal
for such asylums, upon which shull be the
words, "Lunatic Asy lum di- , Ohio,''
and the Impression of said seal 10 a certifi
cate or account, tu whlcff the signature nf
the superintendent is iiflueied. shall be pri
ma lacta evidence that such signature is the
proper hand-writing of the superintendent.
. Section 40. The taxable costs and expen
ses to be paid under the provisions of tbls
act,- shall be as followr; To ihe probate
judge, with whom tho affidavit is filed, ihe
sum of two dollars, for hulding an inquest
under ihe provisions- of this uct. To the
medical witness who shull make out the cer
tificate required in the seventeenth section
of this act, two dollars, and witness fees,
such as are allowed by law in other cases.
To the witnesses and constables ihe same
fees as are allowed by law for like sorvices
in oihei casea. To each person employed
by the probate judge 10 commit 11 lunatic to
ihe c,)un;y infirmary seventy-five cenis per
day. To ihe suporintetidetn of the county
infirmary or jailor, for keeping an idiot or
Insane person, thirty-five cents per day.
To the sheriff or other person than an assis
tant, fur taking an insane person to the asy
lum, or removing one iheretrim, upon the
warrant of ihe probate judge, mileage at the
the rate of five cent per mile, going and
leiurntng, and everny five ceni per day for
the support of each patient on his journey
to or Irom the asylum, and to eat h assistant
five cenis per mile, and nothing moie; the
humber of miles to be computed, in all ca
ses, by iho nearest route traveled, and the
Costs specified in this s ction to bit puid out
of ihe Voumy treasury, upori the ceriificute
of the probaie judge j nnd the brder of the
county' tudiiori odi 'jitl i .
Section 41. The probate udge,' Upon sat
isfactory proofihsr. any person, resident ol
the county or having a legal settlement in
sny township thereof, is an idiot or lunatic,
and that h Is ffecessary, in order to preserve
tne property or audi idiot or lunatic, shull
Ippoint a guardian, which guard'nn thai,
by Virtue of tuch nppoipimt nt, be Ihe guar
dian of the minor children of hia ward, un
less ihe court shall appoint some other per
son as their guardian. '''-' ' ;"' vl :: "
S.ctiou 42. That when any person hav
ing a wife shall be declared in be an idiot or
lunatic,' it shnll be lawful for the probaie
judge 10 appoint the Wife of auch person hi
guardian, il it bp made to1 appear to the sal
Isluction bf the judge thai She is competent
to discharge tho duties uf such appointment,
nd any married wnrrraA appointed auch
guardian, ahalK irt her said capacity, have
piiwei 10 enter rrjtb official bono', end her
sureties thertoti Shall be liable ia tit aame
manner and to the same extent as though
said bond Was executed by Jem solo, r ,
Section 43. The court ol probate, Upon
ntisfaciory proof ihat any person; yesideni
of the county,-or hnVieg saiilerWeni ih'.sny
township thereof, is en Idiot or lunatic, may
appoint a gvurdran for such idiot 01 lunatic.
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Section 44 Such guardian shall, by vir
tue uf such appointment, be ihe guardian
of the minor children of his ward, unless
the Court djipoiiu some other person ss their
1 Section 4?, All laws relating in gunidian
for minors end their wards, and all laws
pointing oufihe duties, rights and Ilitbiliiies
of,siich guardians and their sureties. Ir? (rr
for 1 So iime being, shall he applicable in
guardians tor idiots and lunatic and their
children, sd far as Tie same are in conform
ity wiih ihe provisions of this act. - 1
Section 46. Such gunrdlan may sue In hi
own name, discrihlng himself aa the guard.'
itn of the ware for whom he suesi and when
his guardianship shall cease, by his death,
removal or othtrwho, or by iho decease' rf
hi ward, sny sun, action, nr proceeding
then pending shall not abme, but his surc
sor, aa guardian, or such idiot or lunaiic, if
he be restored 10 his reason, or the executor
or administrator of auch idiot or lui atir, as
the Case may require, shall be made party
to tl.e suit or other procet ding, in like man
hot Hi U or mny bo provided by law for ma
king an eXncuior or ndininimmt r ai y to e
still oi- proceeding of a like kind, where th
plaintiff dies during lu pendency.
Section 47. W henever tho sale of tho re
al osmte of such ward is necestoiy fr his
support, or the support of his family, or the
pnymeni of his debts, or such sale will bn.
for ihe interest of the estate of mch idim
or 'unatic, or his children, the guardian may
sell the same under like proceedings as is
or mny be required bv law to ouiliorizo the
sale or reil estate by the guardian of a
. Section 48. The guardian of an idiot or
lunatic, whether oppoinied by a noun in tin
sta'to or elsewhere, may completo the feril
commas of It is ward, or any auihnrii-d
contract of a guardian who lus died or been
removed, in like manner and by like pro.
ceeding as the real contract of a decedent
mny under nn order of court b specifically
performed by his executor or administrator;
Section 49. If ihe estnte of ihe Idiot or
lunatic is insolvent, or will probably be in
solvent, the same shall be settled by the
guardian ifi like manner, and like proceed
ings fnay he hod as Is or may be required
by In lor the settlement ol the Insolvent
tstnte of s deceased person.
Section 50. The foreign giiardian of a
foreign idiot or Itinajlc appointed in any oth
er stnte of ihe United States or the territo
ries thereof, may possess, msnnge or dispose
of the reel and personul estate 6f his ward,
situate in this state, in like manner and With
like authority as guardians of idiots or lun
atics appointed by the courts of this staie.
after complying wiih the following requisi
tions: t. An authenticated copy of the fat-'
eign commission of Idlngv or lunacy proved
Allowed and redoidefj In ihe county where
such estme is sltuat". in like manner as ia
of may be provfd d by law for the admission
to record of an auihenticoted copy of a will
made in any other ol the United States. 2.
Evidence satisractory 10 the court here be
fore wl om such foreign commission Is ap
proved, that such idiocy or lunacy still con
tinues. 3. The foregoing gusidisn shall
file his bond, with sureties residing In this
suite or els where, to the acceptance of the
court, conditioned for tbe fahiilul adminis
tration of his guardianship.
Section 5i; Whenever the probate judg
shull be satisfied that a lunatic is restored 10 ' '
reason, or tfiui letters of guardianship have'
been improperly issued under this sci, he
sha'I fhake an entry upon the journal that
said guardian-hip leiminaie; arid the guard
idnship shall thereupon cease, and ihe ac
counts ot tne guardian shall be settled by
Section Si. If any person in prison,
charged with A crime or misdemeanor,
whether in needy circumstances or not. ,
shall ai any time before inaictment is found
agnint him, at ihe request of any citizen,
be brought before an examining court in the ,
manner provided by the act entitled "an act
directing the nflode df trial in , examining
courts, by wh'orrf suc'h' entitle shall be held,
and the mijn'ner of admitting to bull in crim
inal cases," passed March 12. 1852, and if'
it shnll be found by the court thut su:h per
son was an idiot or was insane when bn
committed the offence, the anid court si their
discretion fihall proceed, and ihe prisoner
shall be dealt with in like manner as other
idiots and lunatics are requited , to bo after
Section 63. If any ppisnn in prisdn shall,
after the commission of on offence and be
fore conviction, become insane, whether he
be in needy circumstances or hoi, and wheth
er indicted or not, an examining court may
be called in the manner provided in the act
entitled "an act directing the mode of trial
in examining courts, by whom such courts
shall be held, and the manner of admitting
to bail in criminal cases," passed March 12.
1862, and II such court shall find thai auch
person became insane fier the commission1
of ihe crime or misdemeanor til which he
stand charged or indicted, and IS still in
sune, the said court shall proceed; and the
prisoner shall for the time being, and until ,
rostored 10 reason, bu dealt with in like manv
ner as other lunatic are required 10 be after
inquest had. Provided, however, that if,
such lunaiic be discharged, ihe bond glyeu t
for his support and safe keeping ihafll also
be conditioned dial Said lunaiio shall, wheu -leftored
16 reason, answer 10 said crime of;
n bdemeanor, and .abide the order of the
couit in ihe premises; and any auoh lunaiio .
may, when restored to reason, be prosecuted .
for any offence committed by him previous1
10 such insanity; ..,t
Section 54. If the lunaiio mentioned In ;
the preceding section shall be confined Inf
the asylum or infirmary, the superintendent
in whose ehure he may be, shall, s Snort
as such lunaiio is restored to mason, gin
notice 1 he ret 1 10 the prosecuting attorney of
the proper1 county, and retain auch luiatie
in cusi.dy for such reoaunable time ihereV
ler ns may be nsseasat f for said aiioro y
cause a capias to issue and to be ssrVsd, and
no longer; and llfch capias may be Issued
upon precipe filed by a Id snoipey s ill- tbe. .
clerk of . he Cuufi uf common plaa,by tif
tue whereof th said person so restored to '
reason, shall be sgsin returned to the jail of
aMia 1 tlinw
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