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salaries of

other state officers.

Executire Department. To pay salary of the Governor, two thousand seven hungovernor and dred dollars.

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.

of librarian.

of janitor.

Judicial Department. -salaries of

To pay salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court of judges of supreme, Appeals, cight thousand eight hundred dollars. circuit and criminal

To pay salaries of the Judges of the Circuit Courts, courts. twenty-five thousand two hundred dollars.

To pay salaries of judges of Criminal and intermediate

courts, twelve thousand nine hundred dollars. -pay of

To pay compensation

compensation allowed by law to special

persons judges. who hoid Circuit ('ourts when the judges of the Cir

cuit Courts cannot act, two thousand five hundrell dollars.

To pay compensation allowed by law, to persons who subject.

hold criminal and intermediate courts when the judges

of the same cannot act, five hundred dollars. mileage of To pay mileage of judges of Supreme Court of Apjudges of

peals, two thousand dollars. supreme

To pay mileage of judges of Circuit Courts, three hun

sand five hundred dollars. --salary

To pay salary of clerk of the Supreme Courrt of Appreme peals, one thousand two hundred dollars.

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and circuit courts.

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court.

—of keeper of rolls.

Keeper of the Rolls. To pay the salary of the keeper of the rolls, three hundred dollars.

3. The Auditor is hereby authorized and directed, when properly demanded, to issue his warrant

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he would be quired to if each item of the expenditure were directed to be paid to a creditor by name, and no money J. No shall be drawn from the Treasury for the purposes beyond apherein named during the fiscal year ending one thou- piroprian

, unsand nine hundred and one, and one thousand nine less, etc. hundred and two, respectively, beyond the amount hereby appropriated, unless

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is thorized 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 sal- ditor may.

pay certain aries and compensation are provided for by this act salaries in for services actually rendered by them during the

appropriafirst six months of the fiscal year, beginning on the what to 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 or compensation of such officers, respectively, for the year ending September thirtieth, one thousand nine hundred and two.

extent.

(House Bill No. 146.)

CHAPTER 3.

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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.

1901.]

Approved Feb, 20,

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

or

and fee bills

1. That the Sheriff collector of a former term, Taxes 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 traint and 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 fee bills on the property levied on by virtue of this act, until

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-as to liens for such taxes, etc.;

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of

from and after the levy is actually made; nor shall —as to pri- such lien have any priority over liens already acor liens;

crued on the property levied on. This act shall not ...as to tax apply to any tax ticket or fee bill now barred by the tickets, etc.,

five

year statute of limitation. And upon distress or

lery being made, by virtue hereof, the debtor may --forthcoming give such bond as may now he given for the forthcombond.

ing 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 in part or that the levy or distress is

otherwise illegal, and the person making such distress --security shall in such cases be required to give security for

costs.

-defence.

or

for costs.

(Senate Bill No. 35.)

CHAPTER 4.

AN ACT to increase the power and efficiency of the West

Virginia Humane Society.

'Passed Feb. 7, 1901.

In effect from passage.

1901.]

Approved Feb. 13,

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

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Agent; to 1. That each agent appointed by and acting for be provided with cer

the West Virginia Humane Society shall be provided tificate, or with a certificate

by said society that he is such badge.

agent, in such form as the directors of said society
may choose or with a badge bearing the name
seal of such society, and shall, if reque-ted, show such

certificate or badge when acting officially. His powers. 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 lawfully interfere to prepenalty for rent

the perpetration or continuance of any act of obstructing,

cruelty upon any animal or person in his presence,

His further powers and

etc.

for obstruct

powers and duties of

ing any

for what.

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

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 treated, 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 animal in his charge, when in destroy the judgment of such agent and by the written certi- mals. ficate of two

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 ;

may provide abandoned animal with proper food, shelter and care, food, 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

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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 dars previous thereto; and if the owner be not known, then such notice shall be posted at least ten days previous to such sale.

(House Bill No. 57.)

CIIAPTER 5.

AX 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:

Union labels and trade

or

or

must

register same.

same

1. Whenever any person, firm or corporation, or any

association union of workingmen, has heretofore marks au- adopted or used, or shall hereafter adopt or use any thorized.

label, trailemark, 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 put on sale, by such person, firm, corporation or association

union of workingmen, or by a member or members of such association or union, and shall register the

as provided in section three of this act, it shall

be unlawful to knowingly counterfeit or imitate such -unlawful

label, trade mark, term, design, device or form of advertisement, .or to knowingly 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.

2. Whoever so knowingly counterfeits or imitates feiting,

such registered label, trade mark, term, design,

device or form of advertisement; or knowingly sells, marks, and same. or offers for sale, or in any

way utters or circulates any counterfeit or imitation of any such registered label, trade mark, term, design, device form of advertisement; or knowingly keeps or has in his possession, with intent that the same shall be sold or dis

to counterfeit.

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etc.,

such and

labels' any

trade

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