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Removal of members.

Commissioners
to provide for
maintepance
of building; tax
levy.

fault of a contractor or any one employed by such contractor. Any member of said board of trustees may be removed by the governor for misconduct in office or neglect of duty.

SECTION 10. Upon the completion of the memorial building authorized, the board of trustees shall turn over the same to the county commissioners who shall provide for the maintenance of said building as a memorial for the purpose aforesaid in the same manner as they are authorized to maintain other property of the county, and shall levy an annual tax, in addition to all other levies authorized by law, sufficient to care for said building and to carry out the purnoses for which the same is contsructed.

SECTION II. The commissioners of any county in this state may permit the occupancy by any society or association of soldiers, sailors, marines and pioneers, or any historical association, of any county building, or part or parts thereof not necessary for other county purposes.

SECTION 12. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

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

CARL L. NIPPERT,

President of the Senate. Passed March 12, 1902.

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County com missioners may permit certain associations to occupy county buildings.

[House Bill No. 65.)

AN ACT

To provide for the care of the graves of United States and Con

federate soldiers, sailors and marines.

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

SECTION 1. That the county commissioners of the missioners shall provide for care several counties of this state shall provide for the proper of soldiers' and sailors' graves.

care of the graves of all United States soldiers, sailors, and Confederate soldiers and sailors, and marines in their respective counties that have been, or may hereafter be, buried in lots used exclusively for the benefit of federal soldiers and sailors and Confederate soldiers and sailors in cemeteries or burying grounds.

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,

CARL L. NIPPERT,

President of the Senate. Passed March 12, 1902.

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[House Bill No. 369.]

AN ACT

To establish normal schools at Ohio university at Athens, and at

Miami university, at Oxford and to provide for the appoint-
ment of a commission to investigate and report upon the need
and advisability of the future establishment by the state of
one or more additional normal schools and to consider in what
manner and to what extent existing educational institutions
other than those now supported by the state can be made more
active in the better training of persons for service in the

public schools. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio: SECTION 1. That there be and are hereby created and State normal

schools: established two state normal schools to be located as fol

Location. lows: One in connection with the Ohio university, at Athens, and one in connection with the Miami university, at Oxford.

SECTION 2. The boards of trustees of said universities shall, not later than September, 1903, organize at their respective institutions a normal school which shall be coordinate with existing courses of instruction, and shall be maintained in such a state of efficiency as to provide proper theoretical and practical training for all students desiring to prepare themselves for the work of teaching; said normal schools, in each case, being under the general charge and management of the respective boards of trustees of said universities.

SECTION 3. To enable the Ohio university and the Tax levy for Miami university to organize and support said normal Miami universchools there shall be levied annually a tax on the grand sity fund.” list of the taxable property of the state of Ohio, which shall be collected in the same manner as other state taxes and the proceeds of which shall be made a part of the “Ohio and Miami university fund," as already provided for (O. L., Vol. 92, pp. 40-41). The rate of such levy shall be designated by the general assembly at least once in two years, and if the general assembly shall fail to designate the rate for any year, the same shall be for the said “Ohio and Miami university fund," one-thirtieth (1-30) of one mill upon each dollar of the valuation of such taxable property.

SECTION 4. The said. "Ohio and Miami university How fund die fund,” as herein described, shall be distributed and paid tributed. annually, seven-twelfths (7-12) thereof to the treasurer of the Ohio university upon the order of the president of the board of trustees of the said Ohio University and fivetwelfths (5-12) thereof to the treasurer of the Miami university upon the order of the president of the board of trustees of said Miami university.

SECTION 5. The governor is hereby authorized and State norma! required, within ninety days after the passage of this act, sion, goverto appoint a board, to be known as the state normal school nor to appoint commission, consisting of four judicious citizens of the state, not more than two of whom shall be of the same political

Duties.

Commission to make report to governor.

party, who shall serve without compensation, and whose duty it shall be to make investigation upon the need and advisability of the future establishment by the state of one or more additional normal schools, and to consider in what manner and to what extent existing educational institutions other than those now supported by the state can be made more active and effective in the better training of persons for service in the public schools.

SECTION 6. The state normal school commission shall, prior to the meeting of the seventy-sixth general assembly, make full report of its findings and investigations to the governor, who shall upon the organization of the general assembly transmit to it said report with such recomiendations as he may deem proper.

SECTION 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

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

CARL L. NIPPERT,

President of the Senate. Passed March 12, 1902.

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[House Bill No. 335.)

AN ACT

To amend sections 2 and 4 of an act entitled "An act to reënact

sections 1 and 3, and to amend sections 2 and 4 of an act entitled "An act to provide for an official stenographer for the second subdivision of the third judicial district of Ohio,

passed March 29, 1892,” passed March 29, 1900.

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

SECTION 1. That sections 2 and 4 of an “Act to rapher in sec. ond subdivision, reënact sections I and 3, and to amend sections 2 and 4 of third judicial district.

an act 'To provide for an official stenographer for the second subdivision of the third judicial district of Ohio, passed March 29, 1892,' passed March 29, 1900," be amended so as to read as follows:

SECTION 2. That such stenographer shall hold his or her office for a term of three years from and after the date of his or her appointment, and until his or her successor be appointed and qualified, unless sooner removed by the court for neglect of duty, misconduct or incompetency. Such official stenographer shall, before entering upon the discharge of the duties of said office, take an oath that he

or she will faithfully discharge the duties of said office. Salary. Such stenographer shall receive a salary of twelve hundred

dollars ($1200.00) per annum, payable quarterly out of the county treasuries of said Williams, Defiance and Paulding in proportion of one-third thereof from each of said counties, which salary shall be in lieu of all per diem fees in the circuit and common pleas courts of said counties; and it shall be the duty of the auditors of said counties to issue warrants on the treasurer for the payment of said salary, as herein provided, out of the general fund, upon presentation to him of a certified copy of the journal entry of the appointment of said official stenographer. SECTION 4. Said stenographer shall receive for mak- Tees for making

transcripts. ing such transcripts of said notes into longhand, in addition to said salary, six cents per folio of one hundred words, and when more than one such transcript shall be ordered at the same time, the fee for making such additional transcript or such portion thereof, shall be three cents per folio of one Additional costs hundred words, and shall be paid for as provided in sec- pher's services. tion 3. And in every case reported in said courts, there shall be taxed for each day's service of such stenographer, a fee of ($4) four dollars, to be collected as other costs in the case, and when so collected, to be, by the clerk of the court, paid quarterly into the treasury of the county where earned.

SECTION 2. Said original sections 2 and 4 are hereby Repeals, etc. repealed, and this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

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

CARL L. NIPPERT,

President of the Senate.
Passed March 12, 1902.

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tions:

(House Bill No. 122.]

AN ACT
To amend section 2966–17 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION I. That section 2966-17 of the Revised Stat- Conduct of elecutes of Ohio be amended so as to read as follows:

Sec. 2966-17. No person being a candidate for any Candidate in: office to be filled at an election shall serve as deputy state deputy state susupervisor or clerk thereof, or as a judge or clerk of elec- pervisor or clerk tions in any precinct at such election; and any person serv- judge or clerk ing as deputy state supervisor or clerk thereof, judge or clerk of election contrary to the provisions of this section, shall be ineligible to any office to which he may be elected at such election.

SECTION 2. That section 2966-17 of the Revised Stat- Repeals. utes of Ohio be and the same is hereby repealed.

Section 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after August I, 1902.

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

Carl L. NIPPERT,

President of the Senate.
Passed March 12, 1902.

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[House Bill No. 177.]

AN ACT

To amend sections 4364-891, 4364-89m, 4364-89n, 4364-890, 436+ 892, 4364–899,

4364-89r,

4364-895, 4364-891, 4364-894, 4364–89v, and 4364-89w of the Revised Statutes of Ohio.

Examination of stationary engineers.

Licensing of sta tionary engineers.

Examination districts.

Appointment of chief and district examiners.

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

SECTION 1. That sections 4364-891, 4364-89m, 4364891, 4364-890, 4364-892, 4364-899, 4364-891, 4364-8gs, 4364-891, 4364-894, 4364-893, and 4364-89w of the Revised Statutes of Ohio be amended so as to read as follows:

(4364-891) Sec. I. That it shall be unlawful for any person to operate a stationary steam boiler or engine in the state of Ohio, of more than thirty (30) horse power, except boilers and engines under the jurisdiction of the United States, and locomotive boilers and engines, without having been duly licensed so to do as herein provided. And it shall be unlawful for any owner or user of any steam boiler or engine, other than those excepted, to operate or cause to be operated such steam boiler or engine without a duly licensed engineer in charge.

(4364-89m) Sec. 2. For the purpose of facilitating an efficient and thorough examination of engineers throughout the state of Ohio, and to provide for a more adequate protection of life and property, the state is hereby divided into eight (8) districts, to be designated by the chief examiner.

(4364-89n) Sec. 3. The governor of the state of Ohio, with and by the advice and consent of the senate, shall appoint one chief examiner of steam engineers, and said chief examiner of steam engineers, with the approval of the governor, shall appoint eight (8) district examiners of steam engineers; provided, however, that not more than four (4) of said examiners so appointed shall be members of any one of the political parties. The chief examiner and district examiners shall be competent and practical steam engineers, and shall hold their offices for a term of three (3) years from the first day of May, 1902, after their respective appointments, and until their successors are appointed and qualified. The first appointment hereunder shall be made within sixty days from the passage of this act. In case of the resignation, removal or death of the chief examiner, or any district examiner, the vacancy shall be filled in the manner as provided for the original appointment, for the unexpired term only, of the position so made vacant.

(4364-890) Sec. 4. Each candidate for chief examiner shall have had not less than ten (10) years' experience as a practical steam engineer, previous to his appointment, and each candidate for district examiner shall have had not less than seven (7) years' experience as a practical steam engineer, previous to his appointment.

Term of office.

Qualifications.

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