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   Defiance Democrat (Newspaper) - May 16, 1857, Defiance, Ohio                        .1-1. YOLUME HE. LAWS OF OHIO. DEFIANCE, DEFIANCE COUNTY, OHIO, SATURDAY, MAY 16, 1857. NUMBER 38. PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY. I Ho W.J AH ACT To CKtMd UM time wit kin which the lessees of tion twenty-nine, town two, range two, between (he Miami Riven, in Butler county, Ohio, may Surrender their leases and receive deeds. WasftCAS. in pursuance of an act entitled an act to authorize the surrender of leases on twenty-nine, in township ten. range two, between theMinmi Rivers, in the coun- ty of passed March 21, 1850, (which act misdiseribes the number of said true number of said town- chip being the permanent lessees upon Ti _ _ i" ._ t______ _. 1. said section, by certain proceedings had in the court of common pleas in and for the of the said county of Butler, which were confirmed at the May term thereof, in the year 1851. caused their several tracts to be 'appraised in pursuance of law; and whereas, some of said lessees failed to sur- render their leases within the lime prescrib- ed in the general law referred to in said spe- cial act, but who are still desirous of sur- rendering their leases and receiving deeds for their respective SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Aa- ttmbly of the State of Ohio. Tt at the legal and equitable owners of the several permanent lea- ses (who have not surrendered their leases) Upon section twenty-nine, town two, range two, between the Miami Rivers, in the county of Butler, be and they are hereby authorized to surrender their leases and become purcha- sers of the tracts specified in the leases so sur- rendered, at the said valuation, as confirmed by the court of common pleas of Butler coun- ty, upon the terms and conditions specified in Said special act, and the provision of ihe gen- eral law therein referred to and the acts amen- datory thereto, as if the same had not been repealed: Provided, however, that it shall not be necessary to take a vote of said township for the surrender of said leases, and that no further valuation need be made: And pro- vided; further, that said surrender be made within one year from and after the passage of this act. N. H. VAN VORHES, Speaker of the of Representatives. THOMAS H. FORD. President of the Senate. Aprils, 1857. [So. TO.] AN ACT For the relief of Daniel Hubbell. quire the right to vote within this State. This act to take effect from its passage. N. H. VAN VORHES, Speaker of the House of Representatives. THOMAS H. FORD, President of the Senate. April 3d. 1857. [No. 73.] AN ACT To change a portion of the line between the counties of Madison and Franklin. SECTIOX 1. Be it enacted by the General As- tentlly of the State Ohio. That there is here- by annexed to the county of Franklin, to form a part of the township of Brown, in said coun- ty, that portion of the county of Madison which lies within the following limits, to-wit: Beginning at the intersection of Darby Creek and the southern portion of the northern boun- dary line of Brown township. Franklin coun- ty, thence east on said line to the western line of said township which lies north of the start- ing point herein named, thence on said wes- tern line to the point of its intersection with the north western line of survey of the Vir- ginia Military District, No. 1618, thence with siid survey line and the continuation thereof on the line of its course to the first line herein named, thence to the place of beginning. SEC. 2. Tiiis act shall be submitted to the electors of said counties at the election to be held on the second Tuesday of October next. The ballots cast for or against the change shall be written or printed, or paitly written and partly printed, those for the change to contain the words, Change. those against the change the words, Change, No." Said bal- lots shall be counted, and return thereof made to the same officer and in the same manner as provided as to the other votes cast at said (.lec- tion. In case this act shall be adopted by a majority of all the electors of each of said counties voting at said election, the same shall take effect and be in force from and after the first day of November next. N. H. VAN VORHES, Speaker of the HOIKC of Representatives. THOMAS H. FORD. President of the Senate. April 3. 1857. [So. 74 AN ACT To amend an act entitled An Act to encourage the nent leases passed April 16ih. 1852. be. and the same is hereby amended so aa to read as follows: Sue. 2. (Section 15.) If any purchaser or lessee shall fail to make any payment on any tract of land for the space of twelve months after the same shall become due and payable, the auditor of the proper county shall forth- with proceed to sell such tract or tracts of land, with all the improvements thereon, at the door of the court house, to the highest and best bidder therefor, in first giv- en notice of the time and place of such sale containing a description of the lands, and the money due. and to become due. thereon, by publishing the same in some newspaper of general circulation in said county for six con- secutive weeks before the day of sale and on such sale no bid shall be entertained for a sum which will not be sufficient to pay all the pur- chase money due the state, and all expenses incident to such sale; and in case said premi- ses cannot be sold for that amount, they shall revert to the state in trust for said The court of common pleas of the proper county may, on application of the trustees, as provided for in seciion nine of the act to which this i< an amendment, order a re-appraismcnt of the premises so forfeited and the same may be sold in the manner herein before provided for in the sale of such lands not under perma- nent leases, or lea.-es for ninety-nine years. SEC. 3. Section fifteen of an act entitled an act to regulate the sale of school lands, and the surrender of permanent leases there- be and the same is hereby repealed. SEC. 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. N. II. VAX VORHES. Speaker of the House of Representatives. THOMAS H. FORD. President of the Senate. April 3J, 1857. [No 77 AN ACT Supplementary to Hie act to provide for the organ izatinu of Citiec and Incorporated pas- sed May 3.1652. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General As- bly of the State of Ohio, That no territory or land not now included tvithin the limits of any city town or incorporated village pl.it, nor with- in the limits of any addition thereto, shall hereafter be annexed to any municipal corpo- ing member of any fire engine, hook and lad- der, hose, or other company for the extin- WnEttKAS. in the year 1835 during the diffi- truishment of fire, or the protection of proper- i. i- t ............1 _ _ _ 4 erty at fires, now existing, and under the con- trol of the corporate authorities of any city or incorporated town within this State, or of any such company which shall hereafter be organ- ized under, and subject to, the authorities of organizatton of Fire passed March j ration, without the assent' of three-fourths of 13th, 1843. tne voters residing on the land or territo- SECTION 1. Be It enacted ly the General As- ry {0 be annexed, which assent shall be made sembly of the Stale That any person jjn writing, and presented to the county com- who is now, or shall hereafter become, an act- niissioners at the same time the petition for "eulty which occurred between the State of i Ohio and the Territory of Michigan, the then Governor of this State. Robert Lucas, called out and whereas it appears that Daniel Hubbell has a just claim for ar- ticles furnished and services performed for said troops, SECTION 1. Be it enacted the General As- umbly tf the Slate of Ohio, That the sum of one hundred and forty-one dollars and fifty cents be and hereby is appropriated out of any moneys in the treas-ury not other- wise appropriated by law, to be paid to the or- der of the said Daniel Hubbeli by order of the auditor of state on the treasury Provided, that the said sum is to be in full for the claim of the said Daniel Hubbell against the State of Ohio. N. H. VAN VORHES, Speaker of the House of Representatives. THOMAS H. FORD, President of the Senate. April 3. 1857. [No. 71 AN ACT To amend section fourteen of an act entitled an providing for the Punishment-of passed March 7. 1335. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General As- ttmUy of the Stale Oldo, That section four- teen of an act entitled an act providing for the' punishment of passed March seventh, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, be amended so as to road as follows Section 1 4. That if any person shall, in the night season. wilfully, maliciously, and forcibly break and enter into any dwelling house, kitchen, smoke shop, office, store house, ware house, malt-house, still-house, mill pottery, factory, watercraft, school house, church or meeting bouse, barn or stable, with intent to kill, rob, commit a rape, or with intent to steal property of any value, or to commit any deed made criminal by this act, or the act to which this i ide cut, the sum of seven thousand five hun- dred dollars: Provided, that if, upon careful examination of the subject, by the Board of Public Works, it is found that no contract ex- ists for the completion of this work, the mon- ey hereby appropriated shall not be expended until there is a new letting of the work. twelve dollars and eight cent be and hereby is 3 Fof t of H appropriated out of any money m .he Treasa-1 c foraccount rfmicrfed insl the Korln. ry not otherwise appropriated by law. to be; rn LunBtic Asvlum [n sum of two paid to John D. Ion, late Sheriff of Making- !hlimjrfcd and Wventr-ninu dollars and three um county, or his order, said payment to be _.._... in full for all costs due John Dillon late Seriff aforesaid. SEC. 2. That the sum of forty-two dollars and fifty-eight cents be and hereby is appro- priated out of any money in the treasury not j otherwise appropriated, to be paid upon the order of the administrator or administrators of Carson Porter, deceased, late a Sheriff of county, aforesaid, said payment to be in full for all costs due to said Sheriff. SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. S. II. VAN V Speaker of the House of Representatives. THOMAS H. FORD, President of the Senate. Dated April 3d, 1857. [No. 76.) i AN ACT To amend an act entitled an act to regulate the sale of School and the surrender of perm- anent leases passed April 16th, SECTION 1. it enacted by the General At- oath or affirmation, in the manner before slat-! tcmMy of the State of Ohio, That section 15 ed. in any such proceedings, shall be held and of the act entitled an act to regulate the sale copies of the Reports of the decisions of the taken to hart been to procure and ac- of school lands, and ihe surrender of perma-1 Supreme Court, published in 1856, nnder the cents; payment of Richard senger of the Supreme Court, December term, 1856, the sum of one hundred and sixty-four dollars; For the payment of rent, gas light, (fee., for rooms of the Clerk of the Senate after the ad- journment in 1856, forty-seven dollars and twelve cents; For the payment of -the Clerk of the House and Senate for making ont a list of the condi- tions of all bills pending in each House at the time of adjournment in April last, to each the sum of forty dollars (being ten days per diem.) SEC. 4. For superintendence and repairs on seciion number three, Ohio Canal, thirty- seven thousand seven hundred dollars; and for the payment of engineers, special superinten- dence, attorney's fees and incidental expenses, two thousand dollars; For prosecuting the nork on the State House thirty thousand dollars. For enlarging the canal on the first level be- low the city of Dayton, five thousand dollars. For the purchase of three hundred and fifty Act of April 14. 1854. at one dollar and sixty cenu per volume, five hundred and sixty dol- lars. SBC. 5. For paying balance due on account of expenses incurred by the joint committee of the General Assembly appointed on the elev- enth day of April last, to investigate the trans- actions and expenditures of the Board of Pub- lic works, for services of various persons em- ployed by said committee, traveling and other incidental expenses, including the per diem al lowance to the members of said committee, as members of the Genera! Assembly, the gross linseed or flax-seed oil shall be sold by the bar- (Ha rel, and no special agreement as to the mea; surement shall be made by the parties, the standard shall be set en and one-half pounds to the gallon. SEC. 2. That all barrels for linseed or flax- Seed oil shall be made of sound well seasoned timber, tightly bound with strong hoops, the outward hoop on each end shall be secured uith three nails of suitable size. SEC. 3. That it shall be1 the dury of in- spectors of the respective comities to inspect such barrels intended for linseed or flax-seed AH ACT To protect School Beittmacted ty At See. i. ty At Gtiurd At- unbly of tht State of Okio. Thai the trus- tees of any township having school whether the same lie IB cuch township, or else- where, may. by action before proper eonrl in their own names, sue and recovtr ia any existing cause of action arUing out of any in- juries to such lauds, or upon any cause of ac- tion tlmt may hereafter arise in reepeet to such tands, as fully as if such lauds had of eight hundred and ninety-two dollars joil. and before filling the same, ascertain the j vested in fee in the trustees of such township and forty-Two cents- and true weight of such ban el; and when so in- (from ume sucli ownership commenced; specttd and weighed, to mark on the barrel N. H. VAN VORHES. the true weight with marking iron0, to be pro- Speaker of the of Representatives, vidcd by the inspector for that purpose, to- gether with his name and name of the county. Stc. 4. J.'hat the inspector shall be entitled For the payment of balances due on account of similar expenses incurred by the joint com- mittee appointed at the aforesaid time, to in- vestigate the transactions and expenditures a- bout the New State House, the Penitentiary, and three Lunatic Asylums, and the blind and to receive ten cents per barrel for each barrel Deaf and Dumb Asylums, inclusive of the intended for Unseed or flax-seed oil by him m- perdiem allowance to the members of said Jspected and weighed, when the quantity re- committee, one thousand sevn hundred and quired to be inspected and weighed al any one fifty-seven dollars and'ninety-nine cents; ti'ne, is less than twenty-five barrels, and For paying the balances due on account of THOMAS H. FORD, President of the senate. Aprils. 1C57. [No. 86. ACT To prevent the circulation of counterfeit banknotes. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the General Atsem- when the qu-tntitv exceeds'twentv five barrels >Nyof tht State tf Ohio, That it shall be to issue notes for circulation, whenever eys. including the per diem allowance to the members of said committee, the sum of two hundred and eighty-three dollars and sixty cents. SEC. 6. The several appropriations made in the next preceding section shall be held to be in addition to the appropriations heretofore made for the same purposes, and as authoriz- ing the payment of money therein appropria- A vs uiiyiuij me Ucumiues uue vn uutuuiib ui r T similar expenses incurred by the joint commit- his f.c-s shall be cents per barrel; and ful tor any cashier, president, or other officer tee appointed at the same date to investigate all cases five cents per mile for each mile I of any bank, authorized by the law of this the transactions of public agents in regard to necessarily traveled in the performance of Lis the custody and disbursements of public mon- duty. H N. H. VAN VORES. Speaker of the House of Represntalives. THOMAS H. FORD. President of the Senate. April 8. 1857. [No. 62.] ACT Relating to Dowtr, and the mod? of fixing the val- ue in nfonc-y of Bower Estates. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General As- tt-d in addition to the money heretofore drawn sembly   of such firm; and such Hi- appraisement, and deliver the same, tog< with said order of court, to the clerk of the as to read as fulluws Sec'.ion 127. township in which said land be Mtuated. material allegation of the petition not i Said court shall make .such further ordir as to verted by the answer, and every ma- composition or compromise shall be a full and the payment and, taxation of cosU as may j teiial allegation of new matter in the answer di-cl.ar-t- to the debtor or debtors seem jubt and equi'table. not controverted by the leply, sh.til, for the making ti.e line, aini to them only, of and SEC. 3- That sections fifteen and sixteen of, purposes of the ab'ion, be taken as true, but from and every lUbiliiy to tht- creditor or the act entitled an act to incorporate the ori-! the allegation of new matter in the rej.ly creditors wi'.h whom the same ia or Hi- surveyed passed March 14, j be de-.-med controverted by the adverse party, (curred by reason of l.is or Ihtir connection 1831, are hereby repealed. 'as upon a direct denial or Allega- with suuii copartntrsi ip firm, according lo the SEC. 4. This act to take effect and be in lions of value, or of amount of damage, shall force from and after its palace. not be considered as true by failure to contrd- N. H. VAN VORHES, 1 virl them. N. H. VAN VORHES, Speaker of ihe House of THOMAS H: FORD, President of the Senate April 0, S857. Speaker of the House of Repre-cnialives. THOMAS II. FORD, President of the Senate. April 8, 1857. [No. 80. AN ACT Making appropriation for the payment of Woii-scalp SECTION I. He it enated by the General bly of the State of Ohio, That the sum of three hundred andy fifty dollars be hereby Ap- propriated ont of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the payment and redemption of wolf-scalp certificates. N. H. VAN VORHES. Speaker of the House of Representative. THOMAS H. FORD, President of the Senate. April 8, 1857. [So. 81.) Aff ACT TV establish and fii the standard by which or Flax-seed Oil shall be sold, and to provide for the inspection of therefor. j SECTION 1. it enacted by the General At- State nf OJi'% That whenever [Xo. F4 AX ACT I the act. entitled An act to establish a acoilc-cf ciui procrdure." SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General As- ofthe State of Ohio, That the two liun- aud eighty-second action of the act en- terms of such SEC. 2. (ry sii'-h debtor or debtors mak- ing sucl. compoii T ctimpiomi-'e, may take from il.f creditor or credi ni-h whom hw may m ike ihe same, a note or niemorandam 'in him (.r them from all and every in iivi.liml incurred rea- r-on of such connection with such Copartner- firm wl.ich note or mimorandum may i be given in evi ience by such deb'.or or debtors :n bar of such creditor's right of recovery 1 against him or them and if such liability shall by juJgmen'- in any court record in this production to and filing with court, the -sai.l note or raem- nr, such clerk s-hal! discharga _ m 1 _1 l' as be tilled "an act to a code of civil pio- shall be and is hereby amended so oranilum in as to read as follows: When the paries do judgment 01 record so far not cogent, the court may upon the appl.ca- compromising dc-bior or debtors thall tion of either, or of its own motion dux-it a cerned. reference in any case in which the parlies an-! SEC. 3. Such com promise or composition not entitled by the conslituuon or this State wiib an individual member of a 6rm, shall not to a trial by jury. be so construed as to discharge the other co- SEC. 2. The original two hundred and partners, nor shall it impair the right of the eighty-second section aforesaid is hereby re-1 creditor to proceed against the of pealed. N. H. VAN VORHES, Speaker of the House of Representatives. THOMAS 11. FOKD, President of the fccnate. April P, 1857. such copartnership firm as have not been dis- charged. And the member or members of i such copartnership firm so proceeded against, shall be permitted to set off any demand a- i gainst creditor or creditors which coald I beeo set off had sutb suit been bowglt 'SPAPERJ   

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