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or their intention, nd on waiving tuoh no tice, the trustee of the two township in , which the proposed road lie or runs, shall ppoint tome time nd pine at which the will meet in joint board; and the tint fixed for said meeting until be so arranged that the applicant or applicant will hare ample time to give the requisite thirty day' notice, a required in the act to which this U en amendment: which notioe shall be given in both townships, and shall (tate the time and place of meeting ef the joint board of trus tee, provided in this act. . Seo. 2. That the joint board f trustee, when so met, shall be governed by the pro vision of the set to which thi i an amend ment; and if they shall grant a new end survey, they shall appoint a time and piece when and where tbey shall meet to receive the report of the viewers and turveyora, ana the proceeding at uch netting thaU he re. eorded in both townthipt; and 'n. can ol an appeal, tie appellant hall be go trued in all respect by the provisions of the act to which this i an amendment, except that he shall be required to enter into bond in both townships in which a part of the road is loeated. Sco. i. Thi act to take effect from and Her it passage. RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speaker of the House of Representative!. ROBERT C. KIRK, President of the Senate. Passed March 24, 1860. ' anTct v ' - Supplementary to an net entitled "an act providing for the punishment of crime," . passed March 7,1835. 8bc. 1. B it tnacttd by th Qtntral Af tembiy of tht Stat of OA to, That every per son who shall wilfully and maliciously burn or cause to be burned, any dwelling house, kitchen, smoke-house, shop, office, barn,ta bis, store house, ware house, (till house mill, potteryor any other building of the value of fifty dollars, or any ship, lo, or other water eraft, of the value of fifty dollars, or any goods, wr res, merchandise,or other chatties of the value of fifty dollars, which shall be at the same time the property of such per son and insured against lots or damage by fire, with intent to prejudice such insurer, every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of arson, and upon conviction there of, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor not more than twen ty rears, ner less than one year. Sec. 2. That if any person shall wilfully and maliciously set fire to any of the build ings, water eraft or other property described in the foregoing sections of this act, and which shall be at the same time the proper ty of such person and insured against loss or damage by flro, with intent to burn or de stroy the same, and with intent to prejudice such insurer, every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and up on conviction thereof shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary and kept at hard labor not more than seven years, nor less than one year. Seo. 3. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives. ,,: ROBERT C. KIRK, President of th Senate. Passed March 20, 1860. AN ACT To amend section ninety of the Act entitled "an Act for the assessment and taxation . of all Property in this State, and for levy ing taxes thereon according to its true value in money," passed April 5, 1859. Sio. 1. Be it enacted dt the Genual Assembly or the State or Ohio, Tht sec tion ninety of the above reeited act be amended so as to road as follows: Suction 90. If such taxpayer have not sufficient property which the treasurer can find to distrain to pay snch tax, but have moneys or credits due or coming due him by any per son within this State known to the treas urer, or if such tax payer shall have moved from the state or county, and shall have property, moneys or credits due or coining due him in this state known to the treasur er, in each and every such case it shall be the puty of the treasurer to collect such tax and penalty by distress, attachment or other pro cess of law; and th treasurer may make hit affidavit before any justice of the peace, that the residence of such tax payer i to him unknown, or that he is not a resident of the county where such property is found or where such debtor resides, or that such tax payer has not property in the county suffi cient to diUrain to pay such taxes, and thereupon an attachment, with garnishee process, shall be by suoh justice of the peace issued, and such proceedings had, and such Judgment rendered for taxes, penalty and losts are as lawful in other cases of attach ment; provided, that if such treasurer shall serve upon sny person indebted to such tax payer a written notice, stating the amount of delinquent tax and penalty due, then such debtor may after the service of such notice, pay such tax and penalty to the treasurer, whose receipt for th same shall be a full discharge of so much of said indebtedness as is equal to such tax and penalty so paid. Sec. 2. That original section ninoty be and the same is hereby repealed. Seo. 8. This act to take effect from and after iti passage. RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives. ROBERT C. KIRK, President of th Senate. Tatted March 22, 1860. AN ACT To provide for the collection of claims against Rail Road Companies. Bro. 1. Beit tnacttd by tht Gtntral Au ttmblyofth State of Ohio, That when any peison shall hare obtained judgment against any rail road company in any of the court of this state, upon any claim due to common laborers for work and labor performed for such company, or for eroas-ties, lumber or cord wood, furnished to such company, to be used in the construction, repairing or opera tion of such roads, or upon any not or oth er evidence of indebtedness, th considera tion of which consisted of such labor, or ma terials, furnished to said company, the plain tiff in tuch case, hit agent, or attorney, may fil with th precipe for execution, in tuch judgment, his affidavit sotting forth the na ture of the claim upon which Mid judgment 'bunded, showing that the same is within (he description of claims herein enumerated, that he does not know of any property of the defendant liable to lery and sale on such execution sufficient to satisfy the same, and that any person or corporation (to be named Within the jurisdiction of the officer to whom, according to th precipe, such execution is to issue,) is indebted to th defendant has property or claims of the dofendant in his possession, or under his control, or at an agent of the dofendant, whereupon the clerk shall issue with the execution a notice to each perton or corporation named, that he Is required to pay orer to the officer holding such writ, the money, and deliver to such officer th property and claims of th defend ant in his possession or under hit control, at any time before the satisfaction of such judg ment, not exceeding an amount sufficient to satisfy such judgment and costs, together with costs that mav acerue. Sao. 2. Th officer ahall terra upon each garnishee named in the notice, a eopy of the . execution and notice, and the person to served shall be bound to th plaintiff in exe cution from the date of (ach aerviee, for all money, property and claims of the defendant, in his possession or under his control, or which may come into hit possession or m derhit control, at any time before the satis faction of the judgment. Sto. 3. At any time after service on the garnishee, as bov provided, he may be re quired to appear before any officer within his township, competent to administer oaths, or before th clerk of the court of common pleas . l . n a w r am., munition a OI BIB oouinj! - i - -- mar be asked bim, touching the property of every description, moneys and credit oi in defendant in kit possession, or under hi control, by a written noti signed by th plaintifr.bisigent or attorney, specifying ;th nUra of such examination, which notice shall be served t leastone day before th day fixed therein for the examination; ,uch examination shsltbe red used to writing, tinned bv th garnishee, certified by the -iK kfr whom laid examination it ta- ken, and filed with th papers in the ease. The garnishee shsll be entitled to the tame fees for attendance s are, ny law, wuwu Sec. 4. If th garnishee hU refuse to ..' .,irJl hv the notic. upon proof being made of the due aerviee thereof an at tachment may be issued agaiast him, or, if having appeared, he .hall rem, to answer such questions as may be asked him. as aforesaid, it hallb the duty of the officer before whom tuch examination is being bad, to commit uch garnishee to the jail of the aoiintr? until he shall answer such quostiona, or be discharged, according to law. Sen. 5. The garnishee shall pay over to tho officer all moneys in his hands or under his control, or which may rnme into his hands or control, belonging to the defendant, not exceeding the amount of the judgment and costs, and shall deliver all property and claims of the defendant in his hands, or hich may come into his hands, to the officer, taking his receipt for such property, money or claims, which receipt shall be a sufficient discharge of any liability therefor, and upon refusal by such garnishee to pay over or deliver, a aforesaid, the plaintiff may commence an action therefor, in his own name, against the garnishee, and recover the same with costs. Sbo. 6. The officer shall sell, at upon ex ecution, any property of the defendant ao delivered to him, which would be liable to seiiure and sale upon execution, and all the other property he shall hold to abide the or der of the court. .. Sec. 7. Any assignments transfer ef money, or claims, in the bands or undor the control of any agent of such railroad com pany, -made after the passage of thi act, shall be void, as against judgment claimants, under the provisions of this act, as to the current receipts of such railroad company, in the hands or under (be control oi such agent, at the date of the service of the notice of garnishment, as herein provided, or which may afterwards, and before the satisfaction of such judgment, come into his hands. Sec. 8. This act shall be in force from and after its passage, and shall apply as well to claims and judgments of the nature speci fied in the first section of this act now owing, as those that may hereafter accrue, or be re covered igainst railroad companies. Provr ded, that th provisions of thi act shall not extend to claim for lumber or erosi ties that may have been heretolore furnished to be used in the construction oi sny rauroou RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speaker of the House of Representative'. ROBERT C. KIRK, President of the Senate. Passed March 26, 1860. AN ACT To Drovide for the completion of the state house, and for the care of the building and grounds, and to repeal certain acts therein named. Section 1. Be it nactd by thi Qtntral Alterably of tit 8tat of Ohio, That there shall be aDDointed bv the Governor with the consent of the Senate, a "Superintendent of the Stale House," and also a "Janitor or the State House," who shall hold thoir offices for the term of two years, and until their suc cessors shall be appointed and qualified. In case of vacancy in either of said offices du ring the recess of the General Assembly, the same shall be filled by appointment by the Governor, who ahall, within ten days after the General Assembly shall next meet, ap point in the minner originally provided a successor for such unexpired term. The sal- arr of such Superintendent shall be twslve hundred dollars, and that of said Janitor shall be eight hundred dollars, yearly, in Quarterly payments, to be drawn from the Treasury on the warrant of the Auditor of State. Seo. 2 The Superintendent shall have the supervision and control of the Stale House, the grounds, and appurtenances theroto at' teched, and of all work performed upon, and materials furnished for tho same; and he shall alto have charge of the tract of land in Franklin county purchased by the Slate for a quarry. Kvory contract tor such worK and materials shall be in writing, signed on behalf of the State by tho Superintendent, and a copy thereof shall he deposited in the olliceof the Secretary or State; ana no con tract shall exceed the amount appropriated by law applicable to such purpose. The Superintendent shall have powor to appoint a clerk, removable at his pleasure, whose du ty it shall be to keep a true record and ac count ofall the proceedings and expenditures or the superintendent; and ne may aisoom ploy, when necessary the services of an arch itect; said clerk and architect to be paid a naionable compensation out of the State House fund. The Superintend ent shall, annually, before the f'.f.eotith day of December, make report of his pro ceedings to the Governor, who shall lay tho same before the Uenornl Assembly. Stc. 3. The Janitor shsll have tho charge, subject to the direction of tho.Suporintend ent, of tho State House building, and the grounds and appurtunanccs theroto attached; and he shall keep the same constantly watch ed, protected, and in order; and he may em ploy such assistants as the Superintendent may approve and deem necessary, whom com pensation shall be fixed by the Superintend ent and paid out of the Slate Homo fund. It shall also bo the duty of the Janitor to prepare the legislative halls for the reception of the General Assembly at the commence ment of each regular and extra sossion. Sec. 4. If any person shall wilfully or maliciously injure or deface in any maimer any portion of the Stat House building, its fixtures, furniture or appurtenances, or shall commit any nuisance therein, or shall pur posely commit any injurious trespass upon the grounds attached thereto, or shall wil fully injure any tree, shrub or plant growing upon said grounds, or any fixtures platted thereon, or any enclosure or side walkabout the same, shall, upon conviction thereor, ne fin d in any sum not less than five dollais, nor more than five hundred dollars, or be im prisoned in the jail of Franklin county not leas than one day, nor more than six months, or both, at the discretion of the court; and shall moreover be liable to the State or Uino in double the amount of the injury done. The Janitor shall have the power and au thority of a Constable as to the arrest of all persons guilty of the offonce above described ; and all prosecutions for s iid offencos shall be eonducud in the tame manner and before the same courts as other offence committed within the city of Columbus, the punishment whereof may be loss than imprisonment in the penitentiary. . Sec. 6. The work to bo done for the com pletion of the State House building shall be follows: Tiling the tloor or the rotunda; putting gas fixtures in the rotunda; arching and flagging the northwest court, and placing therein steps, balcony and iron railing lor second story; and repairing and painting the digging on the north and west sides of the building. For the payment of the labor and material or said work, there is hereby ap propriated out of any money in the Treas ury for general revenue purposes, th sum of ten thousand dollars, which may be drawn from the Treasury on the warrant of the Au ditor of State in favor of the person or their agents to whom the same may be due for work actually done or materials dolivered, and so certified to by th Superintendent. The said work shall be finished by the first day of Oct. of the presont year, and upon said day the state House building smil be held to have been completed, and all work upon the construction thereof shall cease. and all contracts relative thereto shall beat an end. Sac. 6. - There is hereby appropriated out ef any money in the Treasury for general revenue purposes, the following turns or money ,to be applied to the following purpose, via; In payment for work aod material necessary to be done and furnished i grading and flagging th State House J sidewalk upon High street, nrteen hundred dollars; and for procuring and planting trees an I shrubbery en said lot, eight hundred dollars; and for contingent expenses of said State llnnia ha id ne. (rounds and appurtenances. thirtv-seven hundred dollars. Said sums of money to be paid from the Treasury upon th warrant of the Auditor of State, in favor of the persons or thoir agents to whom mon ey may become due for work or materials as aforesaid, and wliien may Do certinea oy tno Superintendent to have been performed or de livered. Seo. 7. Th Superintendent is hereby au thorised to make sal of such machinery and imnlemenU procured for, and not further needed iti building the State Honse, and, al so, of atluhussd materials procured for such building, as he may deem it for th Interest of the State so to dispose of; and said Super intendent shall account with the Treisnnr of State for all money received by him from tuch sales. . Seo. 8. Th act entitled "an act to pro vide for the prosecution of the work on the new State House, prescribing the order in which it (hall be done, and making appro priations therefor," passed April 8, 1856, and the act entitled "an act to provide for the more expeditious completion or the new State House, prescribing the order in which it may be done," passed April 12, 1858, and all other acts providingjor the construction of the new State House, are hereby repealed. Sbo. 9. This act shall take etlect and be in fore from and after the first day of April in th present yetr; provided, however, that the appointment hereby authorixed may he made at any time after the passage hereof, to take effect upon said day. RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives. ROBERTO. KIRK, President of the Senate. Passed March 16, 1860. ANACT Supplimentary to the Act entitled "an Act to provide for the Organization of Cities and Incorporated Villages," passed March 11th, 1853. Section 1. Be it tnacttd by th Qtntral Attmbly of th Stat of Ohio, That for the purpose of purchasing land for a cemetery, the council of any municipal corporation, organized under the act to which this act it suplemontary, shall have power to lery, in addition to the taxe otherwise authorized by law to be levied, upon the taxable prop erty of such municipal corporation, a tax not exceeding one half ot one mill on tne dollar, each year, during a term of not ex ceeding six years, which tax shall be col lected in the same manner as other taxes oi such corporation, and the money arising from such levy ahall be set apart exclusively for the purposes of said purchase; provided, the aggregate amount levied for laid purpose shall not exceed five thousand dollars. Sbo. 2. Whenever the council of any municipal corporation, as aforesaid, shall have passad an ordinance for the lery of the taxes authorized by the foregoing section it shall be lawful for tuch council to proceed to pur chase land for a cemetery, and may pledge to the vendor thereof the money arising from said levy, in payment therefor, so far as the same shall be necessary, together with seventy-five per centum of the money accruing from the sale by such corporation, of lots in such eemetery, as hereinafter provided, and upon full payment to th vendor of the pur chase money for said land, said municipal corporation may receive from the vendor an absolute conveyance thereof. Sio. 3. The council of any municipal corporation which has purchased or may hereafter purchase land for a cemetery, may cause the same to be laid out into lots, ave nues, alleys, or other subdivisions, as shall be deemed expedient, which lots shall be numbered and the avenues named, and a plat thereof made and kept in the office of the clerk or recorder, for the use of the pub lic. Sbo. 4. For the purpose of defraying the expons of purchasing, improving and em bellishing such cemetery, the council of such municipal corporation may sell it private sale, or public vendue, from time to time, such number of said lots,, and upon such terms and conditions as may be deemed ad visable, and may cause to be executed to the purchasers of said lots such convey ances as may be necessary to carry into effect said contract of sale, and said conveyances shall, at the expense of those receiving them, be recorded in a book to bo kept for that pur pose, by the clerk or recordor of such munic ipal corporation. Skc. 5. Seventy-fire por centum of the purchase money arising from the sale of said lots, shall be set apart, end appliod to the payment of the purchase monoy due to the vendor of said cemetery grounds, and to the prepayment of such sums ss may have been paid by such municipal corporation under the provisions of this act, until th same shall be fully discharged, and the residue of tho money arising from said sales shall be ap plied to defray tho expenses of improving and embellishing said cemetery grounds. Seo. 6. The council of any municipal corporation owning a cemetery, shall have full powor to pass all ordinances necessary to carry into effect the provisions of this act or to regulate said cemetry, the improvement of the same, and the burial of the dead there in, to define the tenure and conditions on which lots therein shall be held, to protect said cemetery and all fixtures thereon, and to punish all violations of such ordinances whether said cemetery be situated within or without the limits of such corporation. Sec. 7. This act to tako effoce and be in force from and after its passage. RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives. ROBERTO. KIRK, President of th Senate. Passed March 17, 18G0. AN ACT To provide fur the Confinement of Prisoners under the laws or the united states, in tho Jails of this State, and to repeal certain Acts therein mentioned. Suction 1. fit it tnacttd by th Qtntral Antmbly of (he State of Ohio, That the Sher iff or the keeper of every jail in any coun ty of thi State shall be and he is hereby authorized and required to receive all prison ers charged with crime committed to his custody by tho authority of the United Slates, and to keep them safely until dis charged by due cours of the laws of the same; and if any sheriff or jailor shall neg lect or refuse to perform the services and du ties required of him by this act, or shall o' fend in the premises, he shall be liable to the like penalties, forfeitures am actions as if such prisoner or prisoners bad been commit ted for any offense by the authority of this Slate; provided that every prisoner who shall be committed for any offense by the author ity of the United States, shall bo supported at the expense of the same during his or her confinement in said jail, and no greater com pensation shall be charged by any sheriff or keener of any jail for the subsistence of said United States prisoners, than is authorixed by law to be charged for the subsistence of Slate prisoners; providod also, that the com missioners of any county in which said pris oner may be confined, shall be entitled to re ceive from said United States, the sum of one dollar per month for tho use of said jail for overy person so committed. Seo. 2. That the act entitled "an act lor the confinement of prisoners under the au thority of the United Statea in the jails of this state," and the set entitled in act to amend section one of an act for the confine ment of persons under the authority of the United States in the jails of this State, passed December 20, 1806, and to repeal sec tion two of said act, be and the Banie ire hereby repealed. Seo. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and aftor its passage. RICHARD 0. PARSONS, Speaker of the House ot Representatives. ROBERT C. KIRK, President of the Senate. Passed March 26, 1860. AN ACT To provide for the bettor protection of health and property in certain cases. Section 1. Bt it enacted by tit Genera Auemblu of the Stat of OAio.That the town hip trustees of any township through which any stream or river, subject to overflow, passes, on application of any party, ahall have power to eater upon anv land in their township to view any nroDoaed levee o embankment, for the purpose of protecting any land held by more than one person, and to cause laid levee or embankment to be located and oon struoted, whenever, in their opinion, the same is demanded by, or will be conductive to the pnbli health, convenience or weiiare Sbo. 2. For the purposes mentioned in th first section of this act, th township trustee shall have power to appropriate pn rate property, according to th provisions of an act passed April sutb, loaz, entitled "an tot to provide for compensation to owners of private property appropriated te the us of corporations"; providod, that beiore any pro ceeding shall b taken by the township tros tots under this act, the expense and cott of locating, constructing, and all other costs and expenses necessary or incident to the loca tion or construction of the proposed levee, shall be guaranteed or paid to the township trustees by thi parties, or some or them, in ) tercsten in the construction of tuch levee. 8ic. 3. That this act shall take effect ' from and after its paatagt. RICHARD C. f AKSUbo, Spoaker of the House of Representative. ROBERT C. KIRK, President of th Senate. Passed March 24, 1860. AN ACT To regulate the taxation and payment of cost in certain case. Skc. 1 Be it tnacttd by th Qtntral Af tembiy of th State of Ohio, That the costs of prosecution, so far as relate to me ices oi constablcs.justlces, sheriffs, witnesses and clerks, shall be made out by the different officers claiming the same, specifying the different items comprising the same accord ing to the acts regulating the leea or civil officer! in civil and criminal cases, and the acts directing the mode of trial in criminal cases, and shall be by such persons lodged with the clerk of the court Deiore which any criminal may be convicted during the time in which such conviction may oe naa, and the clerk shall make out under his hand and the seal of said courts true copy of all such charges, which shall be examined, and if cor rect, the same shall be allowed by the iuiS" of said court, and forwarded with such con vict and delivered by theaherin to the war den of the penitentiary, and the sheriff shall receive eight cents per mue going to ana re turning from said penitentiary, to be compu ted from the seat of justice of the county in which the conviction took place, by the usu al route of travel, and he shall also receive the sum of five cents por mile for transport ing evory such convict, and shall be allowed one guard for every two convicts so trans ported, and shall receive six tents per mile for the services of each guard so employed, to be computed for the tain distance as the sheriff; and if at any term of the court there should be more than one person con victed, it shall bt the duty of the clerk to make out an order directing the number of guards, not exceeding one guard to every twe convicts, exclusive of the sheriff, unless in an extraordinary case, when, in the opin ion of the court a greater number shall be necessary for the safe transportation of such convicts, a certificate whereof shall be made out by the clerk under the seal of the court and delivered to the sheriff, and he shall de liver the certificate to the warden of the penitentiary, who shall be governed thereby in making out his order lor tne payment oi such transportation; and all charges of prose cution and transportation made out agreea bly to the provisions of this act and ol the several acts herein referred to shall be de livered to the said warden, and if upon exam ination he shall find thorn to be correct, he (hall certify a correct copy thereof with his allowance thereof, to tho Auditor of State, and th Auditor shall upon presentation of such certified copy and allowance, issue his warrant for the amount upon the Treasurer of State, who shall pay the same; provided, no allowance shall be made for the payment of any guard who shall not have actually as sisted in the transportation of such convicts; and also provided, the sheriff shall not be en titled to charge mileage for himsolf for trans porting any convicts to tho penitentiary ol toner than once every twenty days. Sec. 2. That the act entitled "an act to amend tho act entitlod an act making pro vision for carrying into effect the act for the punishment of crimes," passed February 27, 1835, and an act entitled "an act regulating the fees of sheriffs in civil and criminal cases, passed March 13, 1837," passed January 4, 1838, be and the same is are ho re by repeal ed. Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speakorof the House of Representatives. ROBERT C. KIRK, Prosident of the Sonata. Passed March 22,1860. AN ACT To prevent snd nunish malicious injaries to church edifices, school houses, dwelling houses and other buildings. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Genral At tembiy of the State of Ohio, That if any per son shall wilfully and maliciously injure any church edifice, school house, dwelling house or other building, not Iteing bis own proper ty, or in any way disfigure the snmo with paint or otherwise, or defr.ee the same by painting thereon any obsceno words, figures or devices, or by posting thereon any paper or other material bearing such words, fig ures or dovicos, ho shall be punished by fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by im prisonment in the county jail not exceeding ninety days, or both said punishments in th discretion of tho court. RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives. ROBERTO. KIRK, President of the Senate. Passed March 24, 1860. AN ACT To provide for the more effectual punish ment of certain offenses. Sec. 1. Bt it tnacttd by the Qtntral Al terably of th State of Ohio, That whenevor hereafter any person shall bo convicted of any criminal offense, committed after the passage or this act, all or any part or the punish inon t of which by law is an imprison ment in the county jail, the court, in liou of such imprisonment, may, on the recommen dation of th prosecuting attornoy, sentence tuch perton to hard labor in tho jail of the proper county, any length of time not ex ceeding six months, and not exceeding the term of imprisonment now by law fixed as the penalty for said offenses respectively, at the discretion of the court. Sec. 2. That labor thus to be performed shall be under the direction of the commit- oners of the county, who may adopt such orders, rules and regulations in relation thereto ss they may deem best, and th sher iff or other officer having the custody of such convicts shall be governed thereby; and it shall be the duty of the sherifl of the county to collect and pay into the treasury or the county the amount of the avails of the labor of such convicts, and take the treasurer's re ceipt therefor, which receipt he shall forth with deposit with the auditor or the county. Sir. 3. That for the purpose or enabling the county commissioners of any county in this State to employ, in a profitable manner, all persons who may be convicted under the provisions of this act, the county jail, in such cases, is hereby declared to extend to any iton quarry or quarries, road or rovls, orother place or places within tho limits of the proper county, at which tho convicts may be advantageously employed, without th wall of the prison, by the county com missioners aforessid. Skc. 4. That all other sot heretofore passed, inconsistent with the provision of this act ,! and tho tame are hereby repealed. Skc. 5. This act shall take olfect and be in force from and after its passage. RICHARD U. r-AKSUNS, Speaker of the House of Representatives. ROBERT 0. KIRK, President of tho Senate. Passed March 15, 1860. . ' AN ACT. ' Supplementary to an act prescribing tho duties or supervisors ana routing 10 roan and highways passed Fobrtiary 13, 1853; and to repeal an act entitled "an act pre scribing the duties of supervisors and re lating to roads and highways," pasted April 8, 1856; also prescribing the duties of county commissioners, county auditors, township clerks, and supervisor) also to repeal oeruin other acts heroin named, passed April 12, 1858 8o. I. Bt it enacted by the Qtntral At- tembiy of tht Stat of Ohio, That where the Board of County Commissioner in any county in this State did, at their March ses sion, 1860, for any cause, lail to discharge any of the duties roqured of them by the first, second and lourtn sections oi tne act to which this is supplementary, they may discharge such duty at the June session of said Board for said year. Seo. 2. This act to take encct upon its passage. Speaker of the House ofRepresentalives. ROBERT C. KIRK, President of the Senate. Pasted March 26, 1860. ANACT Supplementary to the Code of Civil Proced ure. ' Seo. 1. Be it enacted ly the General At tembiy of tht State of Ohio, That in all cases where th deposition of a witness hu been or may be taken, and the officer before whom such deposition has been or may be taken, shall have omitted to certify such deposition according to law, it shall be awful to prove by tuch officer, or any oth er person, auch fact so neglected to be certi fied, and luch proof for all purpose! shall have the nine force and effect at if the fact proven had been duly certified. Seo. 2. This act shall take effect ind be in force from and afler its passage, and shall apply to action! now pending, at well at to those which may hereafter be brought. RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speaker of tho House of Representative. ROBERT C. KIUK, President of th Seuate. Passed March 16, I860. ANACT To amend the first section of the act of April 9, 1852, entitled "an Act to prevent Fraud ulent Practices." Section 1. Bt it enacted by the General Aittmbly of th State of Ohio, lhtt section one of the act of April 9, 1852, entitled "an act io prevent irauauieni practices," be so amended a to read a follows; Sec. 1. If any person shall execute and deliver.or shall cause or procure to be executed and delivered to any person, any false or fictitious bill of lading, receipt, schedule, invoice, or other written instrument, to the purport or effect that any goods, wares, merchandise, live stock, or other property usually transported by carriers, had been or were held, delivered, received, placed or deposited on board of any steamboat or water craft, navigating the wa ters in or bordering upon the State of Ohio, or at the freight office, depot, station orother place designated or used by any railroad company or other common carrier for the re ception of any such property so usually transported by carriers; when tuch goods, wares, merchandise, live stock or other prop erty were not hold, or had not in (act and in good faith been delivered, received or depos ited on board of such steamboat or other wa ter craft, or at such frieght office, depot, sta tion or other place so designated or used by any common carrier for the reception of such property, when such bill of lading, receipt, invoice, schedule or other written instru ment was made and delivered according to the purport and effect of such bill of lading, receipt, invoice, schedule or othor written instrument, with intent to deceive, defraud or Injure any person or corporation; or if any person shall indorse, assign, transfer or put off, or shall attempt to indorse, assign, trans fer or put off any such false or fictitious bill of lading, receipt, invoice, schedule or other written instrument, knowing the same to be false, fradulent or fictitious: the person-so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misde meanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor for a torm not exceeding four yean, nor less than one year. Seo. 2. That original section of the above namod act bo and the same is hereby re pealed; provided, however, th.it such repeal shall in no wise affect any liabilities incur red under the said section so repealed, nor any proceeding undor the same which may have been or which may be heretfter insti tuted under the same. Sec, 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. RICHARD C. TARSONS, Speakorof the House of Representatives, ROBERT C. KIRK, President of the Senate. Passed Mar:h 22, 1860. AN ACT Prescribing Rates of Taxation for State pur poses. Section 1. Bb it enacted bvthb Gkn ebal Assembly or the State or Ohio, That there shall be levied on each dollar of the taxable property of thi State, as valued and entered on the grand list ol taxable prop erty for the year eighteen hundred and sixty. ! (1860), for tho several purposes in this act enumerated, in addition to the taxes now pre' scribed by law, taxes at the rates horeaftor specified, namely: for the ordinary ex penses of tho State Government, includ ing the expenses of the public benevo lent institutions, and other expenses :nargeauie on the general revenue, one- tenth of one mill; for tht sinking fuud, applicable to the payment or the inter ist and the gradual reduction of the prin :ipal of the State dobts, and to comply with he provisions of tho constitution for the gradual extinction of the public debt, five enths of one mill and on each dollnrofth: taxable property of this Slate as valued and entered on the grand list of taxable property for the year eighteen hundred and sixty one, rive-tenths or one mill, and thereafter four tenths of one mill on the grand list of taxa ble property, annually. Seo. 2. That for the purpose of affording a free education to all the y outh of this State, the state common school fund shall hereafter consist of such sum as will be produced by the annual lovy and assessment of one and four-tenths of a mill of tho dollar valuation on the grand list of the taxable proporty of the state, and no more, which sum is hereby annually levied for that purpose sec 3. 1 bis act shall take elfoct snd be in force from and afler it passage RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speaker of the Mouse of Representatives. ROBERT C. KIUK, President of tho Senate. Passed March 16, 1860. AS ACT Providing for the appointment ind more thorough system of accountability of Offi cers of th Ohio Penitentiary, fixing their Compensation, prescribing their Duties and determining tho manner of working the Convict. Section 1. Be it enacted by tho General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That there shall be appointed by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, three Director of the Ohio Ponitentiary ; on of whom shall hold hit office for th term of on year, one for the term of two yean, and one for the term of three year ; and each of their successors shall hold hit office for the term of three years. No per son shall be appointed a Director who is a contractor in the penitentiary, or the agent or employee of any such contractor, or who is interested either directly or indirectly, in any kind or branch of business in the insti tution ; and should any Director become so interested at any time during his term or ol fide, it shall be cause for his removal aod up on satisfactory information given of such fact the Uovoruor is hereby authorized and required to remove such Director, which re moral, with the reasons tnereior, snail ne en toredon the journals of the penitentiary, and the Governor shall report the same to the General Assembly at the next session.- Eaoh of said Directors before entering upon the duties of his office, shall take and sub. scribe an oath or aflirmation to support the constitution of the United States and of this State, and to faithfully and diligently discharge the duties of such Director. In case of a vacancy by doath, ictignation, or otherwise, it shall be filled by appointment by the governor, until the next session of the Ueneral Assembly, the said Directors shall each receive throe dollars per diem for the time actually employed in the discharge of their duties, and actual traveling expen set, to be paid out of tho State Treasury on the certificate or the Warden as to tho time of their services. Seo. 2. The board shall make annual ap polntmentt of one of their numbor president or the board, it snail do me amy oi tne nsidtnt Directors to visit the institution to gether every two woeks, examine the work shops, cent, rooms, ana ine books ana vouan- ers of the Wardon, and enter the result of their investigation in a book called a journal to be provided for the purpose. It shall be the duty of all the Directors to meet at the office of the penitentiary every throe months. to make a quarterly settlement of the ac counts of the Warden, and inspect tho va rious departments and shops of the institu tion, and record the result oi their inrestiga. tion in the journal, signod by each member present, if all shall be agreed; n otherwise, th opinions of the dissenting members shall also go on record. Seo. 8. Th said Directors, or a majority of them, shall appoint a Warden, who shall hold his office for the term ol two years, un loss sooner removed by the Directors; but in cases of removal the reasons therefor ahall be entered on the journal of the institution The Warden Bhall take in oath or affirma tion faithfully to discharge the duties of his office, and give bond to the State of Ohio, in the sum of ten thousand dollars, with at least two food and sufficient freehold securities, to be epproved by th Director, Attorney Ueneral and Auditor or state, condition, d for th faithful performance of the several duties which tr hereby, or which mty from lime to time be required of him by law. which said bond shall be deposited with th treasurer ol State. The warden, by am with the advice and consent of the director shsll have power to appoint a deputy wai den, clork, and such number of axsist-nk keeper as the directors may deem necessa ry; all of whom shall take in oath or affirma tion faithfully to discharge their duties, and give bonds to the Sltte uf Ohio; the clerk and deputy warden in the sum of three thousand dollars each, and the assistant keepers in the sum of fire hundred dollars each, with security, to be approved by the directors, which bonds shall lie deposited with the treasurer of state. Alt the above officers shall be subjoct to such by-laws snd rules ss may be prescribed by the directors and warden for the government of the pris on. The directors shall appoint I physician, who shall attend to ill the ciset of sick net among convicts, reside near the penitentiary, visit the prison at least once each day, and have a general sanitary oversight of the pris on; and shall communicate to the directors, t each general meeting, on the general character of the health of the prisoner dur ing the preceding three month), with such suggestions in regard thereto as he may deem necessary, which communications shall be entered on the journal. Tho physician shall receive for his services a sum not ex ceeding eight hundred dollars per annum. Seo. 4. The warden shall receive in an nual compensation for his services, not ex ceeding twelve hundred dollars. -The clerk shall receive an annual compensation for his services, not exceeding one thousand dollars. The deputy warden shall receive an annual compensation for his services, not exceeding eight hundred dollars; and each assistant koeper thill receive a compensation not ex ceeding forty dollars per month, except the night watch, who may receive forty-five dol lars per month, to be determined by the di rectors. No perton to employed shall be entitled to or receive any perquisites, in the shtpe of board, provisions, carriages, horses, or otherwise, either for themselves or fami lies; or shall be permitted to receive my compensation or reward of any description from contractors. And if any person so em ployed shall receive any compensation or re ward or any description from any contractor to promote the interests or advantage of such contractor, or shall make use of any proporty ol my description belonging to the peniten tiary, for his own private purpose, unless the same shall have first been paid for or charged on the regular books in the office of the in stitution it i price rgreed with the wardon and directors, such person shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thoreof shall be fined in any sum not exceed ing five hundred dollars, and be imprisionod in the county jail not exceeding sixty days, and shall be discharged from his office. And if any officer procure tho encape of any convict, or connive at, or aid, or assist in the oscape of any convict from the penitentiary, whether such convict escape or not, he shall, on conviction thereof, be sentenced to hard labor in the penitentiary for any term not loss than one nor more than three years, and if any othor person shall aid, or assist in the escape of any conviot from thu peniten tiary, such person shall, on conviction there of, be sentenced to hard labor in the peniten tiary, for any torm not lest than six months, nor mora than one year. Seo. 5. It shall be the duty of tho direc tors to appoint a chaplain of the Ohio peni tentiary, who shall hold his office for one year, and who shall receive an annual com pensation not exceeding eight hundred dol lars, to be paid quarterly on the certificate of the directors. The chaplain shall be a minister of the gospel, in good standing in some one of the denominations of this state, who shall be competent to teach the ordi nary branches of an English education; and who shall reside in or near the penitentiary, and devote his whole time and ability to the welfare of the convicts confined therein; and shall, in addition to his clerical tervioes, toach such of the convicts as ho and the warden may select, the art of reading, writ ing, arithmetic and geography, at such hours as may be found most conducive to the interests of the institution. . Minor con victs shall be instructed separate and apart from convicts who are not minors. The di rectors shall not appoint one of thoir num ber oilher warden, chaplain or physician, nor shall either or the onicers here mentioned hold any other office or place in the institu tion. Seo. 6. That each convict possessing a fair knowledge of reading, writing and arith metic, shall bo kept at work ev-ry day in the year, Sundays excepted, not exceeding ten hours per day. Sec. 7. The warden is hereby authorized, so far as practicable with existing contracts, (and a'l contracts hereafter made for con vict labor may so provide,) to classify the convicts acoording to their age and disposi tion placing all young men undor twenty one years of age, (unless the conduct of the same shall forbid it,) in a shop or shops by themselves, and give them such work as will bo most beneficial to them when dis charged; and persons convicted of the high er crimes, or who shall be convicted a sec ond time of penitentiary offenses, or whose conduct may require it, shall be worked in a shop by themselves, and all incorrigibles may be worked in cells or shops by them selves, at such employment as the wardon and directors, or a majority of them may deem most fitting for them, or profitable to the state. Sec. 8. The warden shall attend to the purchasing of all articles for the institution lothing, provisions, medicines, material for building or repairs, or any raw material to be manufactured in the ponitentiary; shall have in charge the whole operation of the in stitution, and shall be its executive officer; and in case any guard, or subordinate officer ol the institution should violate any of the laws or rules of tho prison, it shall be the duty of the warden to suspend said offend ing guard or officer until the meeting of the directors, who shall examine into tho charge, and discharge or retain said guard or officer, as justico may require. Sbo. 9. The warden of the penitentiary shall, within five days after the close of each month, make out, certify and file with the auditor of state and comptroller of the treas ury a duplicate statement, in which shall be accurately sot forth the names of the sev eral contractors for convict labor, the amount due from each at the close of tho month to which the statemont refers, and the particu lar class of labor on which said contract was based; ind upon receiving such certified statement, the comptroller shall require im mediate payment from the respective parties from whom such sums are due, and when paid certify the same into the state treas ury as in other cases; and ii payment tie not made within fourteen days after demanded, (of claims duo,) such claims shall bear inter est it tho rate of six percent, from tho close of the month in which the labor was per formed; and, on payment, the state treasur er shall execute and deliver his receipt-in triplicate one to the porson making the payment, one to the auditor of state, and one to the comptroller of tho treasury; pro vided, a uniform credit of three months for the hire of said convicts may lie allow ed by the wardon and directors to the sev eral contractors; provided further, that on the first day of November, tn each year, pay ment in full for the previous year shall be promptly made. Sio. 10. All moneys due the institution, arising from sources other thin those speci fied in the next preceding section, shall be paid to the warden, who shall pay over the same to the treasurer of state at the close of each month; and such moneys shall be cer tided into the treasury in the latne manner that other moneys are certified into the treasury; and for all moneys so paid over by the warden, triplicate receipts shall be giv en, one of which shall be forthwith deposit ed with the auditor of state, one with th comptroller, and the other retained by the warden. A full and detailed statement of all such moneys received and paid over to the treasurer of state shall be made out by the warden at the close of each quarter of the year, tuch statement ahall set forth the severall amounts receivod, from whom, at what time, and on what accounts received and shall be immediately deposited with the auditor of state. 8 fx. 11. All accounts forclnims ngninst the penitentiary, whether for salaries, pro vision!, clothing, medicines, repair, build ing, or other object, shall be made in dupli cate one to the auditor of state and to the comptroller of th treasury; be certified by the wsrdrn, countersigned by th clerk, and endorsed "spproved" by at least two direc tor. Sbo. 12. All contract for provitioni, clothing, medicine, forage, furl, building or irpiiis, wbrte the tmounl shall rxretd th urn of one hundred dollars, shall be given to live lowest bidder; provided, in case of the acceptance of any bid, and bidder fails to complete th contract, the next lowest bid der shall not be entitled to th contract, un lex th price be deemed reasonable by the warden and directors; but th warden may then contract with any one who rffer may be regarded just and proper. No bids here in authorized ahall b received, or contract mad in pursuanc thereof, unless the same be reasonable, and not greater than th usual market value and price. So far a poacibl th letting contracts thill le as herein pro vided for, but no other contracts shall be lot to run more than six months, nor shall any contract be valid until approved by the auditor and attorney general. Notice of time and place of letting each contract shall be given for at least two consecutive weeks in two daily newspapers in Columbus, ind in one of the weekly papers published in each of the counties adjoining Franklin county, and in such other papers ss the war den and directors may deem expedient; and where any two bids shall be equal, th war den and directors may select ny one f them as the person who (halt hav the con tract; and tuch contractor ahall give bond and security, to the satisfaction of the direc-. tors, for tht faithful performance of hi con tract, provided, nn contract ahall be given or purchase made wherein either of the di rectors or any of the officers of the peniten tiary is interested, and all contracts or pur chases made in violation of this provision shall be void. Sec. 13. Convicts may be hired in any number not exceeding fifty in one contract, and for any time not exceeding five year. All contracts for working convicts Bhtll he given to the highest bidder, of the lotting of which th director shall give at least tix weekt notice, in two daily or weekly papers in the city of Columbus, two i i the city of Cincinnati, and one in the city of Cleveland, and all contractor! shall be re quired by the director! to give security to the state of Ohio for the faithful performance of their contract!, in such tmountt as the directors in their judgment, may think prop er and right. All convict! not contracted for, according to the provisions of this act. shall be hired or otherwise employed by the directors or warden in such manner at they may deem most conducive to the interests of the state. Skc. 14. It shall be the duty of the war den and directors to make luch arangemcntt with the contractor! who now have con tracts for convict labor, and to to make all future contracts as will permit the convicts to have a certain amount of labor allotted them each day for a day's work, and the timo so gained, after the performance of the task, may be occupied in attending the pris on school or in labor for the contrator at the same rate the contractor pays the state for the same work ; and if any convict, who shall have so made overwork, shall for any cause be unable to make full work on any other day or days, no deduction shall lie made from his overwork earnings on that ac count. The money so earned shall be col lected by the warden for the convict the same as money due the institution from the contractors, (with the exception of the al lowance of any credit,) and the warden shall permit the convict to send the amounts so earned to his family or friends; and in case tho warden is dismissed, or dies, or resigns before the expiration of the sentence of the convict who may have funds in his hands, he shall account for the amount the same as the other funds in his possession. And an accurate and detailed account of all such moneys received, from whom, the time when the amount received, and to whom payable, shall be kept by the said warden in a book provided for that purpose, and shall also en ter and sign the same, monthly in a pass book which tho prisoner may keep for that purpose. Sec. 15. It shall be tho duty of the war den and directors to allow to all convicts to whom, from the nature of their employment, it is impracticable to assign a daily allow ance of work, and who, in the judgment of the wardon and directors, are entitled thero to by their fidelity and extra labor, such com pensation as may appear to them equitable in comparison with the amount of labor re quired of other prisoners. If such labor is performed for a contractor or the warden, the said compensation to be required from the contractor or wardon for whom it was per formed, shall he collected, kept and paid into the treasury in t lie same manner ts othor over-work money. Ifsnch labor is performed fur the state, it shall bo paid for by the state. Sec. 16. It shall be the duty of the war den, at tho close of each month, to pay into tho state treasury the aggregate amount then in his hands belonging to the several con victs for over-work. The treasurer shall re ceive and receipt for the monoy as in cases of state funds, and the warden shall dispose of the rocoipts as directed in the tenth sec tion of this act. The traasurer shall open and keep an account with the fund to be de nominated "the prisoner's over-work fund." Each convict, at the close of bis term, may draw from the treasury his proportion of the fund, upon the certificate of the warden; and upon the written request of the convict, to be filed with the auditor of state, the war den, at any time, may draw from the treas ury the amount due any convict from the fund, or any part thereof, for the proper use of the convict himself, or for the use of his .family or friends. Seo. 17. The directors shall, in company, overy three months, inspect the warden's ao count, the different apartments of the prison, and the condition of the prisoners, and shall have power to regulate and fix the appoint ment, duties, dismissals and salary of all officers or agents of the penitentiary, not otherwise provided for by law, and annually, on or before the fifteenth day of November, submit to the governor of the State a report of the condition of the prison, together with suggestions as to the improvements that may to them appear necessary. Skc. 18. It shall be the duty of the war den to provide all convicts with a clean Btraw bed, and sufficiency of covering at all times to prevent them from tho inclemency of the season, and else with garments of a coirs material suited to, and sufficient for the sea son; and he shall turmsn them with I suf ficiency of coarso but wholesoroo food, with such alternation of food as in the opinion of the physician of the penitentiary shall be most conducive to the hotith of the prison ers; and it shall be the duty of the warden, when in his opinion it shall ba necessary, to employ suitable persons to instruct the pris oners in any work in which they may be em ployed, when the same is for State purposes, and during part of the time of his or her confinement as the court before whom such convictioa may bo had shall direct to bo in solitary cells, such prisoner shall be confined in the solitary cells, at such intervals and in such manner as the s-irdea anil directors may deem proper; and one or more guards shall patrol said ponitentiary at least twice in evory hour during the night, until tho hour of labor on tho succeeding morning. seo. iu. it snail not tie lawiui to make use of a shower bath in th punishment of a convict, but it shall bo lawful to punish pris oners for the infraction of the discipline, by solitary conmiement in dark cells, andi by deprivation of food other than bread and Wa ter; and any officer who shall violate any of the provisions of this act, shall be discharged from his office it the discretion of the direc tors or warden. The by-laws regulating the discipline of the prison shall bo' printed' in the language of the convict ind postei in each cell, and otherwise published so (fetch prisoner shsll know them. Sbo. 20. It shall be the duty of thf dep uty warden to keep a book, In which! shall be entered a record of every infractialn of the published rules of discipline, with tfjie nime of the prisoner so guilty.and punisblment In flicted therafor, which record shslll be sub mitted to the directors it thoir regiulir set sion; end every prisoner who may Jhivt bven sentenced for i term of yeirs, wbcfi shall, at the end of etch month, have no infraction of the discipline so recorded again aft him, shall for the lirst monm ue cnmti-u mu uiunnunun I lot on dy from th time 1m wac tntene4 te me immtmuumrj , maa u at in end of th ull HtAnlh nn infraction tJ tk ;-:.tj -. -..v viwipunt I recorded againtt him, be shall be entitled to two additional day dimuoitwn from hi ntenc;and if be thail continue to hav no och nvnrd araintt kin a third mnnth ki. time shall be shortened three additional days, and he shall be entitled to five days dimuni- linn t tint from hia IrtM tnr a & K anh. tequent nionlb he shall to con tin u in bis good behavior; and if any prisoner ahall so Cs the whole time of hie sentence, he shall entitled te a certificate tliereof from the warden, and upon presentation thereof to the Governor, he shall Le entitled to a re storation of all right of citizenship which may have been forfeited by his conviction; and it shall be the duty of the warden to dis charge tuch convict from tb penitentiary when he shall have served the time of his sentence lets the number of days he may be entitled to have deducted therefrom, in the aame manner a if ne snch deduction bad been made; provided that if such convict ahall be guilty of the violation of the printed and published rules of the prison after he shall, as provided in this section, have be come entitled to a dimunition of hi term of service to which he ha been sentenced, tb director shall have the power te deprive, at their dinerntion. iu:h nnrut nf a rvirttnn a all (according to the flagranc of such viola- lion oi aiKipun,; oi the dimunilion or th term of sentence, to which he had previously been by thi act entitled; and the warden shall make known to the convicts the provi sions of this section when they are received into th prison. Sec. 21. The warden shall furnish to each prisoner sufficient light to enable him to read from tht time he is shut up in the even ing until th ringing of the bell for going to bed, unless the warden haa good cause to be lieve that i convict it making improper use thereof, in which case he shall not be so fur nished. Sec. 22. And provided ilwtyi, that noth ing in this act shall be so construed as to in terfere with existing contracts for prison la bor, unlets by consent of parties, in the event of which the same shall be indorsed upon the original contract and signed by the parties, which shall be binding in sll respects as though no change had been made. Sec. 23. The directors and warden of the penitentiary shall, from time to time, estab lish by-law, rule and regulation! for the discipline ind government thereof, and the warden, for himself and assistants, shall be held responsible for the observance and en forcement of tuch by-lawt , rulet and regula tions; provided, always, that snch by-laws, rules and reeulatinna ahall nnt law; and the directors shall submit such by. lawi.mies ana regulations to the legislators at each session thereof; and provided, al ways, that nothincr in thia arc ahall K- construed as to prevent officers of the Ohio Penitentiary from holding their respective offices nntil their successors in office shall be appointed and qualified. sec. Z4, l he warden and directors may enter into contracts for working the convict UDOn SUch brtncllOl rf hnainaaa ;M tU. I mm, ... UUJ1 judgment, will best subserve the interests of mo ou.w, ami icnu 10 promote the welfare or the prisoners. 8eC. 20. The hOSnital Of thananitanliaav shall, under such conditions as the directors, warden and physician may provide, be ac cessible to the professor and studenU of Starling Medical College, and other physi cians of Columbus, once a week during the annual college terms, for clinical instruction, provided that no convict shall be subjected uj ouvn iiutcasura ui any involuntary exam' ination or surgical operation. Skc. 26. It shall be lawful for the direc tors and warden to suit ably reward at their discretion, any prisoner who by meritorious conduct may signally serve the interest! of the institution or the State; and may permit muj oAira rowara to ue given to prisoners, uui liiwriering witn the interests of tho State. Sec. 27. That in every ease in which a now warden for the penitentiary shall be ap pointed, the warden whose term of office shall have expired, shall deliver over to hit successor quiet and peaceful possession of the penitentiary building, with all the property of the State in his possession, together with the convicts; and it ahall be the duty of such suceeding warden to give to hit predecessor a receipt for the nronertv and said; the warden whose term of office shall ntve expirea, snail also make out, under oath, a full and detailed account ofall the receipts and expenditures of the penitentiary since his last annual report, or that have not been reported to the auditor of State at any timo during hit term of office; also a true inven tory, with the contract Dries of all LhA nrnn. erty in hit possession as suoh warden, be longing io toe state, consisting of raw ma terials and manufactured articles. miHicina. forago, and all kinds of provisions provided mr .us psiiueuiiary, anu snail deliver the same over to his successor, together with all monevton hand.ntatine in full thn said moneys tnd the amount from each . : i l 1 1 I . I a ... suureu, ii snail ne ine duty oi the succeeding warden to give hit predecessor in office hit receipt for tuch property and moneyt is majr ue auueuuioa ina delivered ovor to bim it aforesaid; and if any such retiring warden shall refuse or neglect to comnlv with anr of the provisions of this lection, he shall be naia gunty oi a misdemeanor, and on convic tion thereof, shall be fined in any turn not exceeding -one thousand dollars, and be im prisoned in the county jail for any period not less than one month, nor more than six months, or both, at the discretion of the court. Sec. 28. That whenever any bond is re quired of a contracting party by the provi sions of this set, every tuch contracting par tv shall file his said bond with tha aairf den and directors at the time of putting in ucu Lirupuroiaor oias lor each contract, which laid bond shall be in such turn as the said warden and directors shall direct, conditioned that the party making the proposals or bids, will accept the contract if the same he award aH tn aairf ..4 for the faithful performance of the contract on the part of such contracting party, and no bid or proposal shall be received, un lets such bond accompany th same. dku. .j. inai tne act entitled "an act providing for the appointment and a more thorough srstemof accnuntahiiitv rffl.... - tw j w..v,u, m of the Ohio penitentiary, fixing their cora- iuaiuU, pnwenomg meir duties, and de termining the manner of working the con victs," passed April 12, 1858, and all laws and parte of laws inconsistent with the pro- '' act are nereuy repealed, and the terms of all persons now hnldina- flw under the provisions of the act hereby re pealed shall expire upon the appointment and qualification of the offlcors, whose terms of office are provided for in this act. dho. av. i bis act to take effect from and after its passage. RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives. ROBERT C. KIRK, President of the Senate. Tassed March 24, 1860. ANACT Supplementary to an act entitled "an act for the support ind better regulition of Com m m Schools in the town of Akron," passed February 8, 1847. Section 1. Bb it enacted bt the Gbh- eral AssKMiiT or the Statk or Omo, That the board of examiners fur any city, town or village which hat adopted the abort recited act, and the acts amendatory thereto, shall state in the certificates they issue to teachers the period ol time for which aaid certificate shall be valid, which period shall not be less than six months nor more than two years, and no certificate shall be valid for any oth er period than that named in it. Isbo. Z. Mo perton than be permitted to teach in my of the public schools of slid city, town or village without tuch certificate, or for any other time than that specified in aid certificate. Sec. 3. Thi act shall be in force from tnd titer it passage. RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speikerof the House of Ktpresentatives. . ROBERT C. KIRK, President of the Senate. Passed March 19, I860. AN ACT To amend section one of in Act entitled "an act to provide for the Collection of Claims against Steamboats tnd other Witer Crafts, snd authorizing proceedings against th tame by name," passed April 12, 1858. to witnesses.