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upon the deceased for support; and if there be no such dependent relative, then no money shall be paid from the fund on account of such deceased member or officer, except a sum not to exceed one hundred and fifty ($150.00) dollars, to be used to defray funeral expenses. The provisions of this section shall not apply to special patrolmen appointed at the request of private parties. Any officer or member of the police force who shall have performed duty for a period of twenty-five actual years from the commencement of his service shall be retired upon his own application, and shall be awarded and paid an annual pension as provided in this section. If at any time there should not be sufficient money to the credit of said fund to pay all claims against it in full, claims on account of death of members of the force, if there be any such, shall be first paid in full and with as little delay as possible, after which an equal percentage shall be paid upon all other claims to the full extent of the fund on hand, and shall be accepted as payment in full by the claimants. Officers and members of the police force who have resigned, or have been dismissed from the force, shall have no interest in, or claim on such fund.

Sec. 1545-1651. The three members of the police Election of force to constitute the members of the board of trustees shall be elected on the second Tuesday in May of each year, and such election shall be held at police headquarters and shall be by ballot. Every officer and member of said police force shall be entitled to cast one ballot, but no ballot shall contain the names of more than three persons.

The polls shall be open for the reception of ballots from two to seven o'clock p. m.; the superintendent of police shall have charge of said election and he shall make a return thereof to the city clerk of said city, and the three persons receiving the highest number of votes cast shall be declared such trustees, and shall hold their offices until their successors are duly elected and qualified. Before entering upon the duties of their office, each member of the said board of trustees shall take an oath of office.

Sec. 1545-1650. Said trustees shall have power to Gifts, devises receive for the benefit of said fund, and to manage the

and bequests same, any gift, devise or bequest, which may be made to said fund.

Sec. 1545-165p. No portion of said pension or insur- l'ension shall ance fund shall, either before or after its order of distribution by the said board of trustees to such disabled or retired officer or member of said police force or to his widow or minor child or children, or to his dependent relative, be held, seized, taken, subjugated to, detained or levied on by virtue of any attachment, execution, injunction, writ. interlocutory, or other order or decree, or any process or proceeding whatever, issued out of or by any court in this state, for the payment or satisfaction, in whole or in part, of any debt, damages, claim, demand, judgment, fine or

be exempt from attachment, execution, etc

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amercement of such officer or member, or his widow, or his minor child or children, or the guardian of the same, or of his dependent relative; but said fund shall be sacredly kept, held, secured, promoted and distributed for the purpose of paying such pensions, expenses and insurance of the persons named in this act, and for no other purpose what

ever.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, and all acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.

W. S. MCKINNON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

F. B. ARCHER,

President pro temn. of the Senate. Hassed Ipril 25. 1902.

166G

[House Bill No. 314.)

AN ICT

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Unlawful to catch, kill, etc., any skunk except between first day of November and first day of February Exceptions,

For the protection of the skunk.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION 1. No person shall, at any time, on
place, by any means, catch, kill, or injure, or pursue with
such intent, any skunk, except between the first day of
November and the first day of February, next ensuing; in-
clusive. Providing that this act shall not prevent the owner
of any farm or enclosure, used exclusively for the breeding
and raising of pole-cat or skunks, from catching or killing
any pole-cat or skunk upon such farm or within such en-
closure. Provided, however, that any farmer, or tenant,
may kill any skunk at any time when doing an injury upon
his premises.

SECTION 2. Any person violating the provisions of this act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than five, nor more than fifteen dollars, and stand committed until such fine and costs of suit are paid.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

W. S. MCKINNON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

F. B. ARCHER,

President pro tem. of the Senate. Passed April 25, 1902.

1676

Penalty.

(House Bill No. 845.)

AN ACT

missioners; appointment;

etc.

'To further supplement section 218–236 of the Revised Statutes

of Ohio. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION 1. That section 218-236 of the Revised Stat- Canals: utes of Ohio be further supplemented with sectional numbering as follows:

Sec. 218-236c. That the governor be and he is hereby Canal comauthorized to appoint by and with the advice and consent of the senate, two canal commissioners, who shall complete, duties, term, in the manner therein provided, the work prescribed in sections 218-221 to 218-231 inclusive, and the sections supplemental thereto, of the Revised Statutes of Ohio, and for such purposes the canal commissioners created by this act shall exercise the powers and perform the duties conferred and imposed upon the canal commission, or any member thereof, by the above named sections, or either of them, or by any existing law. The term of office of such canal commissioners shall be two years, unless sooner removed by the governor, who is authorized to fill any vacancy occurring in the office. The said canal commissioners, after appointment, shall each take an oath of office and give bond in the sum of ten thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful discharge of his duties, and shall each receive the sum of fifteen hundred dollars per annum and necessary expenses in the prosecution of his duties, to be paid as a compensation and expenses of the canal commission, of which such canal commissioners shall be the successors, as now required by law to be paid.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

W. S. MCKINNON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

F. B. ARCHER,

President pro tem. of the Senate. Passed April 25, 1902.

168G

[House Bill No. 831.]

AN ACT
Providing for payment to certain companies of the Ohio national

guard for services rendered in the protection of lives and

property. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio: SECTION 1. That there be, and is, hereby appropriated ppropriation

for certain from the general revenue fund, not otherwise appropriated,

companies the sum of one thousand one hundred and sixteen dollars Ohio national

guard. and nine cents ($1,116.09), to pay companies B and E,

third infantry, and company A, ninth battalion, infantry, Ohio national guard, for special duty performed under the call of the mayor at Springfield, Ohio, in the protection of lives and property, during the recent conflagration in that city, and company G, seventh infantry, Ohio national guard, for special duty performed at Manchester, Ohio, under the call of the mayor, in the protection of lives and property, by reason of floods, April 22 to 27, 1901. The auditor of state is directed to draw his warrants for the amounts due each of said companies, the total amount of which shall not exceed the sum herein appropriated, payable to the commanding officers of said organizations, by reason of such service rendered.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

W. S. MCKINNON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

F. B. ARCHER,

President pro tem. of the Senate. Passed April 25, 1902.

169G

(House Bill No. 111.)

AN ACT

For the relief of Aultman. Miller & Co.

For the relief of Aultman, Miller & Co., of Akron, Ohio, and to

authorize the state of Ohio to execute' deed to quiet title. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION I. That the governor of the state of Ohio be directed and empowered to execute deed for the north half of lot No. 111, original town plat of Akron, lying between Exchange street (known as Main street) on the south, and Spring alley on the north; Water street on the west, and the projected Ohio canal on the east, to Aultman, Miller & Co. of Akron, Ohio, upon payment by said Aultman, Miller & Co. of $1.00 to the treasurer of the state of Ohio.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

W. S. MCKINNON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

F. B. ARCHER,

President pro tom. of the Senate. l'assed :\pril 25, 1902.

170G

(House Bill No. 374.]

AN ACT

To amend section 6984a of the Revised Statutes of Ohio.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION 1. That section 6984a of the Revised Statutes of Ohio be amended so as to read as follows:

Sec. 69840. Whoever tortures, torments, cruelly or Penalty for unlawfully punishes, or willfully, unlawfully and negli- torturing or gently deprives of necessary food, clothing or shelter, any children. person, or whoever having the control of, or being the parent or guardian of any child or children under the age of sixteen years, willfully abandons such child or children, or tortures, torments, cruelly or unlawfully punishes such child or children, or willfully, unlawfully or negligently fails to furnish necessary and proper food clothing or shelter for such child or children, shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars nor less than ten dollars, or imprisoned for not more than six months or both.

SECTION 2. Said original section 6984a is hereby re- Repeals, etc. pealed, and this act shall take effect and be in force after its passage.

W. S. MCKINNON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

F. B. ARCHER,

President pro tem. of the Senate.
Passed April 25, 1902.

1716

(House Bill No. 639.)

AN ACT
To change the name of the Ohio institution for the education

of the blind to the Ohio state school for the blind.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION 1. That the name of the Ohio institution lo- Ohio institucated at Columbus, Ohio, and known as the institution for education of the education of the blind, be changed to the Ohio state the blind; school for the blind.

changed. Section 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

W. S. MCKINNON.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

F. B. ARCHER,

President pro tem. of the Senate.
Passed April 25, 1902.

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