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To pay salary of the Governor, two thousand seven hungovernor and dred dollars.
-salaries of judges of
circuit and criminal courts.
-pay of special judges.
mileage of judges of supreme
and circuit courts.
To pay salary of the Auditor, two thousand dollars.
To pay salary of the Treasurer, one thousand four hundred dollars.
To pay salary of Attorney General, one thousand three hundred dollars.
To pay salary of the State Superintendent of Free Schools, to be paid out of the general school fund, one thousand five hundred dollars.
To pay salary of Secretary of State, one thousand dollars.
To pay salary of the Adjutant General, and ex-officio Superintendent of Weights and Measures, one thousand
two hundred dollars.
To pay salary of the State Librarian, one thousand dollars.
To pay salary of Janitor, one thousand dollars.
To pay salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court of Appeals, eight thousand eight hundred dollars.
To pay salaries of the Judges of the Circuit Courts, twenty-five thousand two hundred dollars.
To pay salaries of judges of Criminal and intermediate courts, twelve thousand nine hundred dollars.
To pay compensation allowed by law to persons who hold Circuit Courts when the judges of the Circuit Courts cannot act, two thousand five hundred dollars.
To pay compensation allowed by law, to persons who hold criminal and intermediate courts when the judges of the same cannot act, five hundred dollars.
To pay mileage of judges of Supreme Court of Appeals, two thousand dollars.
To pay mileage of judges of Circuit Courts, three hunsand five hundred dollars.
To pay salary of clerk of the Supreme Courrt of Appeals, one thousand two hundred dollars.
Keeper of the Rolls.
To pay the salary of the keeper of the rolls, three hun
of rolls. dred dollars.
3. The Auditor is hereby authorized and directed, warrant upon
how paid. when properly demanded, to issue his
the Treasury in the same manner he would be required to if each item of the expenditure were directed to be paid to a creditor by name, and no money -No money shall be drawn from the Treasury for the purposes beyond apherein named during the fiscal year ending one thou- propriasand nine hundred and one, and one thousand nine less, etc. hundred and two, respectively, beyond the amount hereby appropriated, unless the same is authorized by the constitution, or some general law. But the Auditor may draw his warrant upon the —when Treasury in favor of the several officers, whose aries and compensation are provided for by this for services actually rendered by them during first six months of the fiscal year, beginning on first day of October, one thousand nine hundred and two, for an amount not exceeding in the aggregate one-half of the sum appropriated for the salary compensation of such officers, respectively, for the year ending September thirtieth, one thousand nine hundred and two.
sal- ditor may act salaries in the appropriathe tion, to
(House Bill No. 146.)
AN ACT extending the time in which distraint and sale may be made for taxes and fee bills.
[Passed Feb. 18, 1901. In effect from passage. Approved Feb, 20, 1901.]
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
1. That the Sheriff or collector of a former term, Taxes and
by himself or his deputies, or any constable of the due in 1897, county, he or his personal representative may select, and since; shall have the power of distress and sale for the col- ed for dislection of taxes not returned delinquent, and fee bills sale. due or payable, in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, or at any time since, notwithstanding the expiration of the term of office of such sheriff or collector, under the following restrictions, to-wit: Such power of distress shall be exercised tions as to within two years after this act takes effect. There time; shall be no liens, however, for such taxes and on the property levied on by virtue of this act,
-as to liens
-as to pri- such lien or liens;
tickets, etc., barred. -forth
from and after the levy is actually made; nor shall have any priority over liens already accrued on the property levied on. This act shall not -as to tax apply to any tax ticket or fee bill now barred by the five year statute of limitation. And upon distress or levy being made, by virtue hereof, the debtor may give such bond as may now be given for the forthcoming of property upon which a fieri facias or distress warrant has been levied, and the bond shall be rebond, pro- turned to the clerk's office of the circuit court and ceedings on. the proceedings thereon shall be the same as now provided by law in relation to bonds for the forthcoming of property levied upon by virtue of a distress. warrant; and defence may be made to a suit or motion upon bond that the amount levied for is not due in whole or in part or that the levy or distress is otherwise illegal, and the person making such distress shall in such cases be required to give security for costs.
-security for costs.
(Senate Bill No. 35.)
Agent; to be provided with
AN ACT to increase the power and efficiency of the West
[Passed Feb. 7, 1901. In effect from passage. Approved Feb. 13, 1901.]
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
1. That each agent appointed by and acting for the West Virginia Humane Society shall be provided tificate, or with a certificate by said society that he is such agent, in such form as the directors of said society may choose or with a badge bearing the name or seal of such society, and shall, if requested, show such certificate or badge when acting officially.
His further powers and
2. The duly appointed agents of said Society shall have all the power to make arrests and preserve the peace, which are by law given to sheriffs and constables in this State.
3. Any such agent may penalty for vent the perpetration or
lawfully interfere to precontinuance of any act of
cruelty upon any animal or person in his presence,
and every person who shall interfere with, or obstruct,penalty or resist, any such agent in the discharge of his duty, ing agent. shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than five nor more than fifty dollars or imprisoned in the county jail not more than thirty days.
4. When any person arrested is, at the time of such Further arrest, in charge of any vehicle drawn by or contain- duties of ing any animal cruelly treated, such agent may take agent. charge of such animal and of such vehicle and its contents, and of the animal or animals drawing the same, and shall give notice thereof to the owner, if known, and shall care and provide for them until their owner shall take charge of the same; and such Society shall lien, and have a lien on said animals and on said vehicle, and its contents, for the expenses of such care and provision, or such expenses or any part thereof remaining unpaid may be recovered by such Society in a civil action.
5. Any such agent may lawfully take charge of any Same object. animal found abandoned, neglected, or cruelly treat
ed, and shall thereupon give notice thereof to the owner, if known, and may care and provide for such animal until the owner shall take charge of the same, and the expense of such care and provision shall be charged against the owner of such animal, collectable from such owner by the said Society, in an action therefor.
6. Any such agent may lawfully destroy or cause Agent may to be destroyed any animal in his charge, when in what anithe judgment of such agent and by the written certi-mals. ficate of two reputable citizens called to view the same in his presence, one of whom may be selected by the owner of said animal, if he shall so request, and who shall give their written certificate, that such animal appears to be injured, disabled, diseased past recovery or unfit for any useful purpose.
7. When said Society shall provide any neglected or Society: abandoned animal with proper food, shelter and care, food, etc.; it shall have a lien upon such animal for the expense thereof, and such expense shall be charged against the owner of said animal and collectable from said owner in an action therefor.
8. The said Society or any person or corporation Enforceentitled to a lien under any of the provisions of this lien, how. act may enforce the same by selling the animals and other personal property upon which such lien is given, at public auction, upon giving written notice to the
owner, if he be known, of the time and place of such sale, at least five days previous thereto, and by posting three notices of the time and place of such sale in three public places within the county, at least five days previous thereto; and if the owner be not known, then such notice shall be posted at least ten days previous to such sale.
Union labels and
(House Bill No. 57.)
AN ACT providing for the protection of Union Labels and Trade Marks.
[Passed February 21, 1901. In effect 90 days from passage. Approved February 23, 1901.]
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia :
1. Whenever any person, firm or corporation, or any association or union of workingmen, has heretofore marks au- adopted or used, or shall hereafter adopt or use any label, trademark, term, design, device or form of advertisement for the purpose of designating, making known, or distinguishing any goods, wares, merchandise or other product of labor, as having been made, manufactured, produced, prepared, packed or packed or put on sale, by such person, firm, corporation or association or union of workingmen, or by a member or members of such association or union, and shall register the same as provided in section three of this act, it shall be unlawful to knowingly counterfeit or imitate such label, trade mark, term, design, device or form of advertisement, . or to knowingly use sell, offer for sale, or in any way utter or circulate any counterfeit or imitation of any such label, trade mark, term, design, device or form of advertisement.
-must register same.
feiting, etc., labels any
2. Whoever SO knowingly counterfeits or imitates such registered label, trade mark, term, design, and trade device or form of advertisement; or knowingly sells, using same. Or offers for sale, or in any way utters or circulates anv counterfeit or imitation of any such registered label, trade mark, term, design, device or form of advertisement; or knowingly keeps or has in his possession, with intent that the same shall be sold or dis