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lgs u-r Krado of Lk h hall kave been o aiivri-d. and copy . of said rtate-im-nl shall l-o be inoiMiiiiU.d Ly llie r-r'ary cif JMe, to the next aeion uf lb General AM.n.hl; and any MrU city ttr incorporated village, Khali, at tl.e in xt leol i annual Kiiod for the eh-cliou of initukipxl officer. jfd to organize ac rdiiig to it new grade, hy the election uf officer properly belonging thereto: and on their cletthm and ijii diCi-ation, the frm of m. n ice uf .my ft-r.-m r officer h.dl xpire. trc. 4.1. Ft Mmn as the Matemcnt have hcn published as above pro vided, howii.g that any eitv or incoipo rifd village will he entitled Ht llie next regular nnnnal jieriod fur the election of niuiiicijm) officer, to ! org! nized into a ci'y of the first or second class, as the ease may !, it shall and may I lawful i'or ihe proper corporate authority of such it y or incorporated village, to make Hud pubiKh Mich by-laws or ordinances, ns hall : ncccssnry to lieife.et such organ ization, ii; lvspeet to the election, duties mid compensation of officers, or other wise. OK SPECIAL. ROAD DISTRICTS. Skc. 41. The corporate authority of incorporated villages, organized, or to be organized un:ter this act. for the special purpose of being a road district, shall be vested in ihrte trustees, w ho shall be qua lified electors, residing within the limits of such special read district, and shall hold their offices for one year, and until their successors shall elected and qualified; the sid tiustees shall appoint, cither from their own body, or fioru the qualified voter of the corporation, a clerk, and may appoint a supervisor, and such other offictis or agents a may he veeessary, and hy proper bylaws or ordirances, pie scribe, the duties and compensation of the officers mj appointed, and niav remove any such officer, and may appoint others Ht their discretion; the .sai 1 trustees .shall have power to fill any vacancy which may happen in their own body, from the qua lified voters of the. corporation, and the person so appointed shall continue in of fice until the next regular election, and until his successor shall be elected and qualified; any two of said trustees may act, but notice of any meeting; lor the transaction of business, shall Le given to all. Sec. 4.5. The sai 1 trustees shall have the exclusive supervision and control of all public inds, st.nets, and alleys, sew ers and drains, constructed or to lie con structed within the limits of such special road district. They shall have the pow er to lay oil and establish, to improve, keep in order and repair, roads, .streets, and alleys; and to open and construct, and keep in order and repair, sewers and drains; to enter upon and take for the purpose aforesaid, when necessary. I)ind or material; to assess and collect a charge for the construction, improvement, or re pair of any such road, street, or alley; and to carry into effect such powers, and the other poWers incident to a corporation for the said special purpose: may inakw and publish, and enforce by-laws, ami or dinances, and shall have the like rights and remedies, in a; 11 respects, as in this act provided, iii relation to other munici pal corporations. Sec. 46. No order directing the open ing of a new road, street or alley, or the taking of any land i'or the improvement, straightening or changing any road, street or alley, shall be" marie by the s:iid trus tees utiles they shall ail concur therein; and i:o order shad be made for the im provement or repair of any road, street or alley, except on the petition of tv.o thirh of the ewrers of the lots, or land, through, of by which such road, street or alley, or part thereof to be improved or repaired, shall pass. OF INCORPORATED VILLAGES. Skc. 47. The corporate authority of Incorporated villages, organized, fir to be organized for general purposes, shall be vested in one Mayor, one Recorder, and live Trustees; who shall be qualified elec tors, residing within the limits of the cor poration, and shall hold their office for one year, and until their, successors are elected and qualilied; and such mayor, recorder, and trustees, sh:!l constitute the .council of the incorporated village, any' five of whom shall be a quorum for the transaction of business. Sac. 40. The mayor, or in case of his absence, the recorder, shall preside at, all meetings cf the council; the recorder h;i!l also be and act as the clerk of the corporation, and shall attend all meetings of the council, and make a fair and accu rate record of all their proceedings, laws, rules, and ordinances, made and passed by the council, and the same shall at all times be open for the inspection of the electors of the corporation. . Sec. 49, The council shall have pow er to till vacancies which may happen in their board, from the qualilied electors of the corpora'.ion, who shall hold their ap pointments until the next annual election, and until their successors are elected and qualified; and in the absence of the may or and recorder, from tiny meeting of the council, the council shall have power to appoint any two of their number to per form the dudes of mayor and recorder, fur the time being. Sec. oO, The council of any incorpo rated village, shall have power to provide, by a by-law or ordinance, for the election of a treasurer, marshal, and sin k subor dinate otlicer.s as they may think necessa ry, fop the good government of the eorpo- 'jauutii o inescniie uieir uunes an t com pensation, or the fees they shall be enti Ued to receive for their services; to require of them an oath of oilice, and a bond with Mireiy, for ihe faithful discharge of its ' duties. The period for the elcciion of any officer, shall be Jixed at the time of the regular annual elecou, and no appoint ment of any officer shall endure beyond the period of the term of oflice of the coun cil Uiuking the appointment, and one week after the quaiitication uf ithe members ot the succeeding council. - Vac. 61. The mayor of the corpora tion shall be a conservator of the peace throughout its limits, and shall have, within the same, all the power and iin-is- diction of a jnstiee of the peace, in all matters, civ il or fiminal, arising under th Liwu of this state, to all intents and purposes whatever; and for crimes and tiduncen committed within the limits of the corporation, his jurisdiction miuII Ik? eoex teuaive with tin; county? he shall give Loud ai d security, a is leqtired by law , of justices of tut; peace, io. be approved by the council; nod the aij mayor shall perform all the duties required ut him by Om laws and ordinances of the. mtnim. ,tion, and appeal ' tuny hr itd,en in the fame mauiH iv ii ftotft Ie iioiis of jus tices of the peaec h shiil keep a docket, r and lihiUl be allowed ntnl receive the same, fee that juvievs of the peae aie, or imiy la) allotted t"sr similar Services. bt.' tit. The marshal shall be the, Jiriucipal Uiinii'.erial -officer of the corpo- ' ration, and aha 11 Lava Ui same power that constable bat e by law, andhis jnri diction thnll be co-xtenire with tLe county, for offence committed within the limit of llie corporation; be hail execute the procesa of the mayor, and rewire the Mine fees for his services that constable are allowed in similar case. Sx.c. 53. By the concurrent vote of five member of the council, llie mayor, recorder, or any member of the council, or any officer of the corporation, may be removed from ofUcc, but no such removal shad be made w ithout a charge in writing lieing made, and an opportunity of hear ing being given, unless the officer against v bom the charge is made, shall bae re moved out of the limits of the cuuty; and when any officer thall cease to reside within the limits of the corporation, it shall be deemed a good ground for a re moval from office. .Sec. 54. It shall be lawful for any council to provide for the immediate ar rest, by the proper officers of the corpo ration, of any person found violating any ordinance made to preserve peace and good order in such corporation; and any person so arrested, shall be taken fordi with before the mayor, or some justice of the peace of the county, for trial; the coun cil in iv also provide that when any tine is imposed for the violation of any ordinance the ollen l:r may be committed, until the tine and costs of prosecution shall be paid, or u i;il there shah be a discharge in due course of l iw. t-tc. i. The corporation shall be al lowed the u-e of the jail of the county, for the confinement of such persons as may be liable to imprisonment under the laws ana. ordinances of the corpoiation; and all persons so imprisoned shall be under the charge of the jailor, as in other cases. U1-' C1T1E.S. Skc. oo. The corporate authority of citizens, organized or to be organized un der ti.is act, shall the vested in one prin cipal officer, to be styled the mayor, in one board of trustees, to be denominated the City Council, together with such other offi cers as are in this act mentioned, or as may be created under its authority. Sec. 57. The mayor shall be elected biennially, in cities of the lirst class, on and annually in cities of the second class, on the first Monday of April, by the qual ified voters of the city;he shall be aqual iiied elector, and reside within the limits o' il.c city, and shail hold his office du ring the term for w hich he shall have been elected, and until his successor shall have been elected and qualified; he shall keep an office at some convenient plac? in the city, to be provided by the city council, and shall keep the corporate seal of the city in his charge: he shall sign all com missions, licenses and permits, gran ted by the authority of the city council, and such other acts, as by laworordinance may require his certificate. In case of the. death, disability, resignation, or other vac ation of his oilice, ll.e city council may, by a vote of a majority of all its members, appoint some other person to act until the expiration of the said term. The mayor of the city shall be its cheiif exccu.ive of ficer and conservator of its peace, and it shall be his special duly localise the or dinances and regulations of the city to be faithfully and constantly obeyed; he & hall supervise the conduct of all tlte officers of the city, examine the grounds of all rea sonable complaints made, against any of them, and cause n't! their violations of du ty, or their neglects, to be promp'ly pun isliej, or reported to the proper tribunal for correction; lie shall hac and exer cise within the city liniiss, the powers con ferred upon the hherill'sol'couii.ies, to sup press disorders anil to keep llie peace; he shall a so perl'oim surh other duties i.oui palible with the nature ot his office, a the council may from time lotime require; he shall receive Mich salary, payable quarter ly out. of the city treasury, asmay be pro uded by ordinance, but the .amotii.t of said sal-iiy, shall tuithcrlx' increased i;or diminished during any incumbent's term of oflice. Shu. of'. That, until otherwise provi ded by the city council coustiiti ed by this at-t, the numbers, divisions and bounda ries uf the several wards of cities hereto fore incorporated, shad remain as lirad by ordinance on the first dayot September, A. 1). one thousand eight hundred and fifty -one; Provided, tini. the city council created by this act, may at any time create edditional wards, and the boundaries there of, and of those now established, alter in such miinner as may be deemed expedi ent. Sec. 5D. That the qualified voters of each ward wUhin the several cities shail, on the first Monday of April, A. ). one thousand eight hundred and lifty-throe,' elect, by a plur liry of votes, two trustees, who shall be residents of the wards in which they shall be elected, and who shall at thetiiuu beqtttililied voters therein; and when the city council elected under this act, shall have been org -mined, as hereinafter provided, they shall proceed and deter mine by lot the term of service of each trustie, so elected, so that one of the trus tees from each ward shall serve for two years, and the other for the term of one year, and at eveary succeeding annual city election, one tsustoe shall be elected by the qualilied voters of eatdi ward, who shall posess the qualification hereinbefore required, and w hose term of sin ice shall be two years, so that the terms of the two trustees ol each ward shall alwavs expire in different years; and llie p rsons ihus chosen shall hold their offices until their successors shall be elected aiid qualilied. The 4rustees elected for each cilv, shall, on the nextWonday alter their t lec tion, assemble together and organize the city council; a majority of the whole num ber of trustees, shall be nccesary to con stitute a quorum for the transaction of business; they f hall be judges of the elec tion, returns, and qualification o( iheirown members; they shall determine the rules of their proceeding, and keep a journal thereof, which Khali be open to the inspec tion ami cxaniinatian of my citizen, and may compel the attendance of absent members, in such manner and under such penalties, as they shall think tit to pre scribe; they shall elect from their own bod v, a president, who shall preside at their meetings during the term for which they shall have been elected, and in the absence of the president, they iniiy ,e!ect a presi-. dent pro-teinpore;they shall also appoint, from thequalified voters of the city' a city clerk, who shall have the custody of all the laws and ordinances of the cilyj and fch,ill keep a regular and correct journal of the proceedingsof the council, and shall perform such other duties as may be requi- red by ihe ordinance of the city; the clerk in office at the expiration of the term of service ot any council, shall tonljnnH in office until his successor diall be appointed and quAlified. 5 ; '. ' " i Sto. CO., Each fity council sIihH pause to be provided for its clerk's office, a sell, in the centre of which shall be the' name of the city, and aroundthe mar gin the words "City Clerk," which seal sLall be "affixed to all transcripts, or der, or certificates, which it may be ne cessary or proper to authenticate under the provieons of this act, or of any ordi nance of the city. For all attested cer tificate and transcripts, oilier than those ordered by tlie city council, the same fee shall be paid to the clerk, as are allowed to county officers for similar service. Sec. 61. The city council shall possess all the legislative powers granted in this act, and other corpornte powers of the city council, made in pursuance of this city, not herein oi by some ordinance of the act, conferred on some officer of the city; tliey shall have the management and con trol of the finances, and of all the proper ty real nnd personal, belonging to the cor poration; ihey shall provide the times and places of holding their meetings, which shail at all times be open to the public; and the mayor, or any three trustees, may call special meetings, by notice to each of the mesiibcrs of the council, ssrved per sonally, or left athis usual place of abode; they shall appoint, or provide by ordinance that thequaiiried votersofthe city, or of the wards or districts, as the case may require, shall elect, all such city officers as shall be neceiary lor the good government of said city, and for the due exercise of its corpo rate powers, and which shall have been provided by ordinance, as to whose ap p . intnjent or election provision is not here in mtide; and all city officers whose term of service is not prescibed, and whose powers and duties are not defined in nnd by this act, shall perform such duties, ex ercise such powers, and continue in office for such term of time, not exceeding one year, as shall be prescribed by ordinance; but. all officers to be elected, shall be elec ted at the regular annual election for mu nicipal corporations. The officers of all municipal corporations shall receive such compensation and fees for theij ser vice, as the trustees shall by ordinance prescribe; Provided, that the c jmpensa tiou of the council or trustees shall not ex ceed one dollar to each member forever regular or special meeting of the board. Sec. G'2. The city council shall have power to establish a board of health, to invest it with such powers, and impose upon it such dutias, as shallbe necessary to secure the city and the inhabitants thereof from the evils, distresses and calamities, of contagious, malignant and infectious diseases; provide'for its proper orginization, and the election or appointment of the ne cessary officers thereof, and make such by-laws, rules and rcgalations for its gov ernment anf support, as shall bo required for enforcing the most prompt and efficient performance of its duties, and the lawful exercise of its powers; they shall have power to establish a city watch or police, to oganize the same under the general su perintendence of the mayor, marshal, or other officers of the police, prescribe its duties, and define its powers, in such man ner as will most effectually preserve the peace of the city, scare inhabitants there of from personal violence, and their prop erly from lire and unlawful depredations; t hey shall establish and organize all such lire companies, and provide them with proper engines, and such otherinstrumnnts as shall be necessary to extinguish lire, and preserve llie property of the inhabi tants of the city lioni conflagration, and provide such by-laws and reglations for the government of the same, as they shall see fit, and expedient; and each and every pers-m who may belong to any such tire company, shall, in time of peace, ba ex empt from the performaHceof military du ty, under the lawsof the State; they shall erect, establish and regulate the markets and market places, for the sale of provision-., ve getables, and other articles neces sary for the sustenance, comfort and con venience of the city and the inhabitants thereof; no charge or asscsment of any kind shall 'be made orlcvieif'on any wag on, or other vehicle, or the horses thereto attached or belonging, bringing pioducu or provisions to an' of the markets in any city, for standing in or occupying a place in any of the market spaces of ihe city, or in the streets contiguous thereto, on mar ket days and evenings previous thereto, and no charge, assessment or prohibition, shall be imposed or made on or against the owners of such wagons or vehieles, or the persons using the same, in respect of the use of the market spaces and streets, in the manner and for the purposes afore said, but the city council shall have full power to prevent forestalling, to prohibit or reguhue huckstering in t he markets, to prescribe the kind and description of ar ticles w hich may be sold, and the stands or places to be occupied by the venders; and may authorize the immediate seizure, arrest and removal from the maiket, of any person violating its regulations as es tablished by ordinance, together with any article or produce in their possession, and the immediate seizure and destruction of tainted or unsound meat, or other provis ions. Skc. 63. The city cDuncil shall have the care, supervision avd control of all pub lie highways, bridges, streets, alleys, pub lic squares, and commons, within the city, and shall cause the mine to be kept open and in repair and free from nuisances; no street or alley which shall hereafter be dedicated to public use, by the proprietor of ground in any city, shall be deemed a public street or alley, or to be under the care or control of the city council, unless the dedication shall be .accepted and con firmed by an ordinance specially passed for such put pose; they shall have the pow er, in cities of the first class, to.prescribo by ordinai.ee the width of the tires of all wagons, carts, drays, nnd other vehicles used in the transportation of persons, or articles, from one part of the city to anoth er, or in the transportation of coal, wood, stone, or lumber, info the city; to estab lish stands for hackney coaches, cabs and omnibuses, and enforce the observance and use thereof, and to fix the rates and prices for the transportation of persons and property in such coaches, cabs and omnibuses, from one part of the 'city to another. Six-. G4. The city council shall have power to establish, and construct, and to regulate landing places, wharves, docks, ' piers and basins, and to fix the rates of landing, wharfage and dockage, and to use for the purposes aforesaid, any'public landing, or an property belonging to, or under the control of the city; and the oity council shall have the use and control for the above purpose, of the shore or bank of any lake or river, not the property of in dividuals, to the extent and in any manner that the State can grantsuch use or control; the sity council shall have the power to appoint, Or to provide that tire qualilied vp ters shall eleot harbor masters, wharf masters, port wardens, and other offi cers usual or proper for the regulations of tb,3 navigation, trade or commerce of such city, to define their duties and powers, and fi their fees or ooinpensalion; copies of examination and surveys, and of the pro ceedings of any port warden in the usual discharge of the duties of such officers, certified under his hand and seal, shall be prima facie evidence of the ficlt therein duW staled. 8tc. 65. The eity council of ny city shall have the exclusive power to establish and to regulate and licence, ferries from sueh city, or any landing therein, to the opposite shore, or from one part of said city to another; and in granting such li cense, to impose such reasonable terms and restrictions in relation to the keeping of such ferries, and the time, manner and rates of the carriage and transportation of persons or property, as the city council nmy prescribe; and the city council shall have power to provide for the revocation of any such license, and for the punishment by proper fines end penalties, of the vio lation of any ordinance prohibiting unli censed ferries, or regulating those estab lished and licensed. Skc. 66. The city shall have power to provide that when a fine shall be imposed for a violation of the ordinances of the city, or any of them, and the same is not paH, the party convicted shall, by order of the mayor or other proper authority, or on process issued for the purpose, be com mitted until such fine and the costs of proseculiou shall be paid, or the party dis charged by due course of law; they shall also have power to provide that any per son convicted of a repeated and wilful vi olation of any ordinance, who shall refuse or neglect topay the line imposed, and the cost of prosecution, shall by like order of process, be imprison d and kept in con finement for any term not exceeding thirty days; they shall have power to provide that all vagrants, common street beggars, common prostitutes, and persons disturbing the peace of the city, shall on conviction thereof, be punished by imprisonment, not exceeding thirty days; any city shall be allowed for the purpose of imprisonment authorized under this act, the use of the jail of the proper county; and all persons so imprisoned shall be under the chat go of the sheriff of the county, who shall re ceive and discharge such persons, in such manner as shall be prescribed by the ordi nances of the city, or otherwise, by due course of law. Sec. G7. Any member of the city coun cil may be expelled or removed from office by a concurrent vote of two-thirds of all the trustees elected to tin city council, but not a sec:nd time for the same cause; any officcrappointed bythecity counci may be it moved from office by a concurrent vote of a majority of the whole number of trustees elected to the eity council; any officer el'cted by the voters of 'the city or of any ward or district, may be remo ved from office by a concurrent vote of two-thirds of all the trustees elected to the city council, and provision be made by or dinance, as to the mode in which charges shall he preferred, and a hearing shall be had: in all cases of vacancies in the city council, they shall be filled by a special election; and in case any office of an elec tive officer, except trustees of the wards, shall become vacant, before the expiration of the regular term thereof, the vacancy shall be tilled by the city council, until a successor is elected and qualilied; and such successor shall be elected for the unexpi red term, at thetinst annual election that occurs after the vacancy shall have hap pened. OP CITIES OF THE SECOXI) CLASS. Sec. CO. The mayor of cities of the se cond class, shall have, within the limits of the same, all the jurisdiction and powers of a justice of the peace, in all matters civil or criminal, arising u.ider the laws of this State, to ail intents and purposes whatev er; and for crimes and offences, his juris di' tion shall be co-extensive with the cotin " tv; he shall give bond and security as is required of justices of the peace, to be ap proved by the city council; he shall have exclusive jurisdiction of all prosecutions for violation of the ordinances of the city; he may award and issue any process or writs hat may be necessary to enforce the udministratiou of ri ght and justice through out the city, and for the lawful exercise of his jurisdiction according to the usages and principles of law; and he shall, in the dis charge of the duties of a justice of the peace, receive the fees and compensation allowed by law in such cases. Sec. 60. The qualified voters of each city of the second class, shall elect a city marshal, who shall hold bis oflice for one year; a cily treasurer, who shall hold his office for one year; find a city solicitor who shall hold his office for tivo years; each of said officers shall continue in office until his successor .is elected and qualified, and shall have such powers, and perform such duties, as are prescribed in this act, or asmay be piescribed by any ordinance of tlie city not inconsistent therewith. Sec. 70. The marshal of cities of the second class, shall execute and return all writs and process to him directed by the mayor; a' d in criminal cases, or cases of a violation of a city ordinance, he may serve the same in any part of the county; it shall be his duty to suppress all riots, dis turbances and breeches of the pence, to apprehend all disorderly persons in the ci ty, and to pursue and arrest any person fleeing from justice inuny part of the State; to apprehend any person ui the act of com mitting any oli'ence against the laws of the State, or ordinances of the city, and forth with to b4g such person before the may or or othexX-un potent authority, for exam ination oiylal; he shall have power to ap point one ijTjmore deputies, for whose of ficial acts iiashall be responsible; he shall have, in ih'eTlischargo of his proper du ties, like powers, shall be subject to like responsibilities, and shall receive the same fees, as sheriffs nnd ouustables in similar cases. OP CITIES OF TIIE FIRST CLASS. Sec 71. The mayor of the cities of the first class, shall at the fiirst regular meeting of the city council in March of every year, and at such other times as ho may deem expedient, report to the city council concerning the municipal affairs of the city, and recommend such meas ures as to him may seem advisable; the mayor shall appoint one chief of police, and as many subordinate- officers and watchmen, the watchmen to be selected in equal numbers from each ward, as the city council may direct, who shall hold their appointments daring itye pleas ure of the mayor; he shall have' power, in cases of urgency, to appoint as many special watchmen as he may think proper, '; but such appointment shall be rt ported to, and be subject to the action of the city council, at its nex. meeting; ho shall have, within the county in which such city is situated, in all criminal cases, all the powers of a justice of the peace; but except iu cases of urgency or necessity, the mayor shall hot bo required to sit on the examination o" hearing of any crinii. nal charge or case; and warrants issued by him, shall be made returnable before some judge of the pi lice court. Skc. 72. The qualified voters shall elect a city marshal, a city civil engineer, a city fire engineer, a city treasurer, a city auditor, h city solicitor, police judge, and a superintendent of markets, who shall hold their offices for two years; each of said officers shall continue in office until Li successor U elected and qualified; and shall hare such powers and perform such duties a are prescribed in this set, or as may be prescribed by any ordinance of the city, not inconsistent with - this act, and which may not be incompatible with the nature of their respective offices. Sec. 73. The city marshal shall exe cute and return all process to him directed, by tlie mayor or judge of the police court, and shall attend on the sittings of s.iid court; he shall have power to execute any such process, by himself r bis deputy, in any part of the county; it shall be his duty to suppress all riois, disturb inces, and breaches of the peace, to apprehend all persons in the act of committing any olTcnce against the laws of the state or the ordinance of the city, and then forthwith to bring before the proper authority for examination or trial; he shall have power to pursue and arrest any person fleeing from justice, in Any part of the state, and to receive and execute any proper authori ty for the arrest and detention of criminals fleeing or escaping from other places or states; to appoint one or more deputies, for whose ollicial acts he shall be lespon sible; lie shall have, in the discharge of Ids pioper duties, like powers, be 'subject to like responsibilities, and e hail receive the same fees, as sheriffs o"r constables in similar cases. Sec 74. The city council shall, by a general ordinance, direct the number of subordinate officers of the police and watchmen to be appointed; they shall al so provide, in addition to the regular watch, for the appointment of a reserved watch, to consist of a saitable number of persons in each ward to be called into du ly in whole or in part, in such manner and on such occasions as the council may prescribe; and by the mayor, or the offi cers of the police, under his direction, in special cases or in cases of emergency; the duty of the chief and other officers of police, "and of the watchmen, shall be un der the direction of the mayor, and in conformity with the ordinances of the city; to suppress all riots, disturbances and breaches of the peace, to pursue and arrest any person fleeing from justice, in any part of the state, to apprehend any and all persons in the act of committing any offence against the laws of the state, or the ordinances of the city, and forth with briifg such person or persons before the police court, or oth.r competent au thority, for examination; and at ;( times, diligently and faithfully to enforce all such laws, ordinances and regulations, for the preservation of good order and the public welfare, as the city council may ordain, and for such purpose they shall have all the power of constables; the mayor, marshal and watchmen ef the city may, upon view, arrest any person or persons who may tie guilty ot a tirench of the ordinances of the city, or of any ciime against the laws of the state; and may, upon reasonable information, sup ported by affidavit, procure process for the arrest of any person or per ons who may be charged with a breach of any of the ordinances of llie city. Sue. 7o. The city council of any city in which water works tire or may be con structed, shall establish a board -of three trustees, to be known as the trustees, of waterworks, who shall be elected by the qualilied electors of the city, and hold tlicir office for the term of three years, but it. shall be so provided that one of said trustees shall be elected annually; the trustees of waterworks,- shall manage, conduct and control the city waterworks, furnish supplies gf water, collect water rents, and appoint all necessary officers and agents, under such rules and regula tions as the city council nmy prescribe; when any city shall have contracted a debt in respect of water-works, the vents and income which may aris i therefrom, shall be kept a seperate and distinct fund, to be applied to the payment of the expen ses of constructing and repairing the works, the payment of such debts, or the creation of it sinking fund for its redemp tion. Skc. 76. That on the lirst Monday of of April n'xi, there shall be elected three commissiuiers; the person having the high est number of votes cast, to hold his office for the term of thre-i years, the person having the next highest number, to hold is office for the term of two years, and the person having ihe next nighest num ber, to hold his office for the term of one' year, and thereafter one shall be elected annually, who shall continue iu office for the term of three years, and until his suc cessor is elected and qualified; il shall be the duty of the city commissioners to en force the ordinances of the city, to super intend the cleaning and improvement, and the lighting of the streets, lanes, al leys, market spaces, commons, bridges, sewers, and landings ot the city, and per form such other duties as the council may by ordinance prescribe; they shall, with the mayoj of said city, and the city civil engineer, oonstitute the board of city improvement, and receive such compen sation for their service as the city council may determine; the board of city improve ments shall exercise such powers and perform such duties, iu the superintend ence and construction of public works, constructed by authority of the city coun cil, or owned by the city, as the said council may from time to time prescribe, Sec. 77. The city council shall have power to erect and establish, to maintain and regulate an infirmary for the accom modations of the poor of such city, ei ahe within the limits of such city or within the county in which it may be sit uate; and for suoh purpose may purchase or hold any real estate that may be deem ed necessary; the management and gov ernment of any such infirmary, and the granting of outdoor relief to the poor, un der such rules and regulations as the council may prescribe, shall be vested in a board of three directors, to be elected by the qualilied voters of the city, and hold their office for the term of three years, butit shall be'so provided thatone of said directors shall be elected annually; the ci'y council may provide that the qual ilied electors of each ward of the city shall elect, or that the said directors shall appoint, an overseer in 'each ward, who shall perform such duties in respect to the care of the poor, and their removal to said infirmary, as the eity council may prescribe. .Sua. 78. The city council shall have power to erect and establish, and to main lain and regulate, either within its limits, or within the county iu which it may bo situate, a house of refuge, or a house of correction, and a work house, or either of them, and place the same under the management and control of such direc tors, superintendents, and other officers, as the council may by ordinance provide;, all children under the ageot sixteen years, who shall be convicted of any offencu made punishable by imprisonment under any ordinance of the city,' or who shall bo liable to be committed to prison under any such ordinance, may be confined in uch home of refuge," and day be there Vcpt, or apprenticed out, under auch rule and regulations a the director of the house of refuge may prescribe, until they arrive at the ace of eighteen years; and it shall and may be Uwiul for the direc tors of any such bouse of refuge, to re ceive and take charge of any children who may be committed ta their custody by the court of common pleas, or any judge, justiqe of the . peace, or other offi cer, nnder any law of this state; any per son over the age of sixteen years, con victed of a violation of any ordinance, and liable to be punish d therefor, by impris onment, may, in lieu thereof, bo commit ted to the house of correction, or to the woik house, asmay be provided by or dinance. Skc. 79. That the board of director of any house of refuge heretofore estab lished by any city, be, and they are here by authorized to appoiut a committee of one or more of their own number, with power to execute and deliver, on behalf of said board, indentures ot apprentice ship for any inmate of said institution whom they may deem a proper person for i an apprer.ticesiup to a iraue ui uccu,i.in'u, nssaid committee or the board mayselect i and agree with; and that said indentures ! shall have the like force and etiect as oth- I er indenture s of apprenticeship under the i laws of Ohio, and that said indentures ! shallbe filed and kept in said institution by the superintendent thereof, and it shall ' notbe necessary to 'file or record the same I iua r,y other place or olli e. I Sec. fit). That when any boy or girl shall be convicted of any offence against i the laws of this slate, punishable with itn- ; prisonment :u the penitentiary, or in the jail of the county where such house of ; refii"e may be situate, and shall, under j existing laws, be sent to the house of ref- uge, instead of the penitentiary or the j jail nnd said boy or girl shall refuse to j submit to the rules of said insti'ution, and ! prove to be stubborn and irreclaimable, in the opinion of a majority of said board, I he or she may, by thuir order.be deliver- j cd int'.i the cus ody of the sheriff of said i county, with a written statement of the : cause of his or her commitment, and of ! the conduct and character of such boy or ! girl, as exhibited in said institution, which statement shall be prepared and signed by the superintendent of the institution; I and it shall be the duty of the sheriff to ' receive such boy or girl into his custody, and to file said statement in the ofiieaol' ! the clerk of the court of common pleas, t or in the office of the clerk of the court in j . which he or she shall have been tr'ed, aid notify the prosecuting attorney of the I county thereof; and thereupon, the pros ecuting attorney shall cause such boy or girl to be brought before the court of com mon pleas, or before ihe co .rt iu which he or she may have been tried, to receive the sentence which the court shall deem just, aej-ordmg to the law, lor tne ouence of which he or she shall have been con victed, as aforesaid. Sec. 81. That when any inmate of said institution shall have been appren ticed and shall prove untrustworthy and luireformed, he or she shall be recommit ted to the said institution, to be held in the same manner us before said appren ticeship. Sec. 82. The city council shall have power to erect, estabiisl and maintain a eity prison, which shall be in the keeping of the city marshal, under such rules and regulations as the city council shall prescribe. The city council of such city shall provide .ie or more watch or sta tion houses; diey shall also provide suita ble rooms for tlie holding of the police conrl; Ihey shall provide by ordinance for the election by the qutflitied voters of the city, or for the appointment by the police judge, of a clerk for such police court, and for the seh c.ion, summoning or em pa'ineitng its juries, and for dl such mat ters touching said court, as may tend to its efficacy and dispatch ofbusiness. No clerk of said court shall be in any manner concerned as counsel, or agent, in the prosecution or defence of any person be fore such court. It shall be the duty of the city marshal, by himself or deputy, to attend the sittings of the police court, to execute its orders and process, and pre serve order. Sec. 8.3. The police judge shall have, in all criminal eases, the powers and ju risdiction that are, or may be by law, nested in the justices of the peace of the county in all respects whatsoever; he shall also have like power to take the acknowl' edgement of deeds and other writings; he shall have jurisdiction of all violations of the ordinances of the city, and of all cases ofpetit larceny, and other inferior offences, which do not require an indict ment, or presentment of a grand jury, with power to hear and determine the same, where a jury is not demanded, in cases where it may be properly claimed; thepolice judge of nnysuch city, shallhave i power to hold a cou t, to be styled "The police Court." Every such police court shall be deemed a court of record, shall have a seal, to be porvided by the city council, with the name of the state in the centre, and the style of the court around the margin, nnd shall have like jurisdic tion as u court, ns is or nviy be vested in the judge holding the same; and shall al so have full jurisdiction and power to bear and determine all cases of violations of the ordinances of the c ty, which shall be prosecuted in the name, or in behulf of the pit ', and all cases of petit larceny, and other infeiiorotfeneesol'every descrip tion, committed with i.i the liraUs of the city, or within one mile thereof, and which the constitution or some law of the, state, does not require to be prosecuted iy indictment or presentment of a grand jury, nnd prosecutions for such of.ences. shall be. brought and conducted in the name of the state; and for the proper ex ercise of such jurisdiction, such police court shallhave, in respect to the issu ing of process, the preserving order, and punishing contempts, the administering oaths, the summoning and empanelling of juries, or otherwise, all tie powers in cident to a court of common pleas, in th hearing and determining of like cases. Seo. 84. The police judge holding the police court, shall bo entitled to receive, in all cases prosecuted in behalf of the state, the same fees to be collected in like manner, as is or may be provided by law as to justices of the peace, or judges of the probate court, in like cases; and in cases prosecuted on behalf of the city, such fees, not, exceeding fees for services of the. like nature in state prosecutions, as the council may by ordinance prescrbed and shall also r ceive such further salary or compensation ts the city council . in like manner may prescribe. . Sua 85. The police court shall always be open for the dispatoil of business, but may adjourn from day to day, or from time to time; and the mode in which cases shall be brought before the eourt, shall be regulated by the ordinance of the city council, or a rule of the court; the jurors in said court, shall hare the quaJi t cations of juror in the eiurt of coiunoa pleas; tlie police judge shall adopi suck rules of practice "and proceeding a will give.to all parties a proper statement ot any charge against them, full opportunity of being heard, buMhaU at the sane tin dispatch the business of the court with all convenient (peed. ,' Skc. 85. Any final conviction or sentence of the police court, mxy.be examined into by the court of common pleas, on certiora ri which may be allowed bytuch court or t judge thereof, for sufficeni cause, and pro ceeding may be stayed on such term a may be deemed reasonable; such police judge or court, shall retu n on eachiuch ctrnroia i, all matters of record or ontfile touching the proceedings, or a transcript thereof and any facta which, may have been noted by the judge, or certified in the nature of a bill of exception at the time of trial, w hich it shall be the duty of the judge on request of the party to do; " l.nd on such rturn, the court of common pleas shall make tuch order ns right and justice may require, and may either dis charge the parly, or set aside the convic 'tion andorder another trial, or dismiss the certiorari and order a precedendo; bu no conviction or sentenence of any such judge shall be set aside or disregarded for the want of and technical avement, that any mailer or thing is wi bin their jurisdiction and iu like manner, as is above provided, may a conviction for a violation of an or dinance before the mayor of any corpo ration, be examined and revised. Skc. 87. That until the lirst Monday in April, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three, and until a police judge shall be elected and qualified, the mayor of any such city shall have all the powers and jurisdiction which are by this act vested in'the police judge, and shall hold the police judge, nd shall hold thepolice cour in like manner, and with like juriseiction and powers as is required of the police judge and shall be entitled to de mand and receive the same fees' and compensation as is in thisact.oras may be provided by the city council, for the polic judge or pol ce court. Skc 83. All by-laws or ordinances, and all resolutions or orders for the np propration or payment of money, shall re quire for theirpassage or adoption the con currence of a majority of all the trustees of any municipal corporation:" all by-laws and ordinances of a general or permanent natu e, shall be fully and distinctly read on three different days, unless three fourth of the council of the municipal corporation; in which the same may be pending, shall dispense with ihe nils no by-law or ordi nance shall contain more than one subject, which shall be clearly expressed in il title: and no by-law or ordiuace, or section thereof, shall be revived or amended,. -V, unless the new by-law or ordinance con- tain the entire by law or ordinance, or section revived orn-meuded; i ndthe by law orordinance section or sections, so amended sh ill ber epealed. No trustee or member of any council, shall, during the term fur which he shall have been elected, or for one year thereafter, be appointed to any municiple office; .which shall be created, or the emoluments of which shall have bem increased, during the term for wdiicli ha shall have been elected; no such trus tees or member shall be appointed to any municipal office, excepting the cases pro vided in this act, during the time for which he may have been elected, nor shall any su;h trustee or member be interested, di rectly or indirectly, in the profits of any contractor job, for work or services to be performed for the corporation. The emol uments of no officer whose election or ap pointment is required iu this act, shall be increased or diminished during the term for which he may have been elected or appointed; nor shall any change of com pensation iiti'ect any oliictr whose office shall be created under the authority of this act; during his existing term, unless the office be abolished; and no person who shall have resignA or vacated any offics, shall be eligible If the same during the period of time fo which he was elecled or appointed to serve, where, during the same time, the emoluments have been in creased. - , 11EVLNUES AND DEBTS OF MUNI CIPAL C0RP0LIAT10N3. Sec. 89. That the council of any muni cipal corporation, is hereby aiuhoriz.'.!,l and required to cause to be certified la tii auditor of the county, on or before tiie.se cond Monday of June, annually, the pers centage by them levied wa the. real and personal property in said corporation, ap-. praised and returned on tUe grand levy aforesaid; and the said coun.ty auditor ii. ? hereby authorized and directed to place. the same on the duplicate of taxes forsaid county, in the same manner as township taxes are now by law placed on said du-. plicate; which said taxes of such munici pal corporation, shall be collected by the county treasurer of the county, and paid into the treasury of such corporation, in, the same manner, with the same power and restrictions, and uuder the same reg ulations; and in all things as to the sale of real or personal property, he shall be au-. thorized, and he is hereby required to act according to the provisions and requisi-, tions of the law for the collection of taxes, for State and county purposes. Skc. 00. The amount which may be so. certilied, assessed und collected for a spe cial road district, to defray the general andv incidental expenses thereof, shall not ex ceed two and a half mills on the dollar, of the amount subject to taxatiou; for an in corporated village, to defray its general and incidental expenses, three mills on the dollar; for a city of the first class, to de fray its general and incidental expenses, five mills on the dollar. To the amount authorized for general and incidental pur poses, there may be added, to create spe cial ftinds, for purposes specially designa ted, and to be applied or appropriated to( none other, as follows: By cities of the se-' cond class, for the purpose of pay Bnd sup port of the city police, an amount not ex ceeding one mill on the dollar; for the purpose of contributing to the maintenance of a fire department, an amount not' ex ceeding a mill on the dollar; by cilies of the first class, for the purpose of the pay and support of the city police, an amount i(Qt exceeding two mills; for the purpose uf contributing to the maintenance of a fire department, an amount not exceeding one mill on the dollar, for the purpose of a house of refuge, house of correction, work house and city prison, an amount not ex ceeding one and a half mills; for the pur pose ot water-v. orks, an amount not ex ceeding one-half of a mill on the dollar; for. school purposes, an amount not exceeding two mills; for the purpose of a city, infirm ary, and out-door relief to the poor, an amount not exceeding two mills on the dollar. " Skc. 9 1 . That for the purpose of crea ting a sinking fund lor, the gradual ex tinguishment of the bonds, and , funded' debt of any municipal corporation! the council thereof shall annually levy t and CONTINCKD ON SECOND PATO