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favor of the improvement as aforesaid, then the commissioners shall be authorized to proceed to levy the tax. Levy.

Provided, that this section shall not apply to the con- Exceptions. struction of any public buildings or bridges, commenced or contracted for prior to the passage of this title, or for which the commissioners have in good faith purchased the grounds, or acquired the material for the same, and are not proceeding to construct.

And provided further that in case an important bridge belonging to or maintained by any county has become or may hereafter become dangerous to public travel by decay or otherwise and shall have been condemned for public travel by the commissioners of such county and the repairs thereof, or the building of a new bridge in place thereof, is deemed by them to be necessary for the public accommodation, the commissioners of such county are hereby authorized, without first submitting the question to the voters of the county, to levy a tax for either of said pur

Levy, without

submitting to poses in an amount not to exceed in any one year two-tenths vote. of one mill for every dollar of taxable property upon the tax duplicate of said county, and if the said commissioners deem it necessary or advisable in any case, they may anticipate the collection of such special tax by borrowing any sum not exceeding the amount so levied at any rate of interest not exceeding six per cent. per annum, payable semi-annually, and may issue notes or bonds therefor, payable when said tax shall be collected; or said commissioners without such submission of the question, may proceed under the authority conferred by section 871 of the Revised Statutes to borrow such sums of money as may be necessary for either of the purposes before mentioned, and to issue bonds therefor, and for the payment of the principal and interest on such bonds, said commissioners shall anmually levy a tax as provided in section 873 of the Revised Statutes.

SECTION 2. That said original section 2825 of the
Revised Statutes be and the same is hereby repealed.

JOSEPI D. CHAMBERLAIN,
Speaker pro tem. of the House of Representatives.

JAMES M. WILLIAMS,

President of the Senate.
Passed April 9, 1908.
Approved April 10, 1908.

ANDREW L. HARRIS,

Governor.

Bonds.

[House Bill No. 746.]

AN ACT

To amend sections 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 of the act entitled “An act

to provide for the regulation and government of Chautauqua assemblies, so-called, or other institutions or gatherings held for the dissemination or encouragement of religion, art, science, literature, etc., where the grounds or the premises are in two or more adjoining counties, by empowering such organizations to adopt rules; providing what shall be violations thereof; giving justices of the peace, mayors, etc., jurisdiction of such offenses, and authorizing the appointment of special policemen,” passed April 14, 1902.

assemblies.

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

SECTION 1. That sections 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 of the act entitled, "An act to provide for the regulation and government of Chautauqua assemblies, so-called, or other institutions or gatherings held for the dissemination or encouragement of religion, art, science, literature, etc., where the grounds or the premises are in two or more adjoining counties, by empowering such organizations to adopt rules; providing what shall be violations thereof, giving justices of the peace, mayors, etc., jurisdiction of such offenses, and authorizing the appointment of special policemen," passed

April 14, 1902, be amended so as to read as follows: Chautauqua

Sec. 1.

Any corporation duly incorporated under the laws of the state of Ohio for the purpose of holding Chautauqua assemblies, so-called, or for the purpose of the encouragement of religion, art, science and literature, or for the purpose of general dissemination of knowledge, or for two or more of such purposes, that occupies grounds, in any county, or part of which is in one county and part of which is in an adjoining county, and that holds meetings or entertainments thereon for the advancement of the purposes of its incorporation, may, through its board of direc

ors, or trustees make such rules and regulations for the regulations.

government of such grounds, not inconsistent with the laws of the state, as will promote the purposes for which it is

incorporated; and such corporation may have one or more Special police- special policemen appointed on application of the board of

directors or general manager of the affairs of such corporation by any justice of the peace in any township in which such grounds or a part of such grounds is situated. Suchi

policemen shall be police officers with the same powers special police. within and about the whole of such grounds as are vested

in such officers in villages or cities in any county in which such grounds, or any part of such grounds, are situated. Their duty when appointed shall be to preserve order and to prevent disturbances and breaches of the peace in and about the buildings and on and about the grounds used for such meetings and entertainments or on or in grounds or structures or buildings pertaining or leading thiereto, and 10 protect and preserve the same from injury, and to arrest any and all persons making any loud or unusual noise,

Rules and

men.

Powers of

Persons arrested, con

ors.

causing any disturbance or committing any breach of the peace, or committing any misdemeanor, or willfully violating any of the provisions of this act or the established rules and regulations of such corporation for the government of such grounds, or committing any willful trespass upon such grounds, or such structures or in, or upon such buildings or any part thereof, and to convey such person or persons so arrested, before any magistrate having jurisdiction veyed' where. of the offense to be dealt with according to law.

Sec. 2. Any willful trespass in or upon any of the buildings, structures, or grounds provided or used for one or more of the purposés named in section 1 of this act, and any willful injury to any of such buildings, or to such grounds, or to any trees or shrubs, or to any fence, fixtures, or other property, thereon or pertaining thereto and any willful disturbance of the peace and quiet of such grounds by intentional breach of the rules and regulations thereof shall be misdemeanors punishable by fine and imprisonment Misdemeanor either, and concurrently with courts of record of this state, justices of the peace, mayors and police justices in any county in which such grounds or any part of sucli grounds is situated shall have the same jurisdiction of such offenses as they have of other cases of misdemeanor committed within their jurisdiction and shall have the jurisdiction over the person brought before them in the form and manner prescribed in the first section of this act. And the keeper of jails, lock-ups or station houses in any county in which such grounds, or any part of such grounds, are situated shall receive all persons arrested under this act to be dealt with according to law.

Sec. 4. A person who with intent to defraud, forges, Forged tickcounterfeits, or falsely alters or wrongfully utters any ticket, contract or other paper or writing, entitling or purporting to entitle the person whose name appears therein, or the proprietor thereof, to entrance upon the grounds or premises of any corporation owning or conducting a camp ground or park or being thereupon to remain upon any such grounds or premises, named in section I of this act, and a person who with intent to defraud, uses such forged, counterfeited, or falsely altered ticket, contract, or other paper or writing, to effect an entrance upon such grounds or premises, and a person who, being upon such grounds or premises, with like intent, uses such forged, or counterfeited, or falsely altered ticket, or contract, or other writing, as evidence of his right to remain upon such grounds or premises, and a person who, with like intent, sells, exchanges, or delivers, or keeps, or offers for sale, exchange or delivery or receives upon any purchase, exchange or delivery, any such ticket, contract or other paper or writing knowing the same to have been forged, counterfeited or falsely altered, is guilty of a misdemeanor and punishable by fine or imprisonment or both, and justices of the peace, Omicers havmayors, and police justices in any county in which such tion 40 sace.

ets, etc.

Sec. 5.

False per sonation.

grounds or a part of such grounds are situated shall have the same jurisdiction of such offense as they have of other cases of misdemeanor committed within their jurisdiction.

A person who, with intent to defraud any corporation named in section i of this act, or with intent to Camp ground defraud any corporation owning or conducting a camp or park.

ground or park by means of a ticket, contract or other paper or writing, appearing on its face not negotiable, and which entitled or purports to entitle, the person whose name appears therein to entrance upon the grounds or premises, or being thereupon to remain upon such grounds or premises of such corporation, shall falsely personate any individual or individuals named in such ticket, contract or other paper, or writing as the grantee or beneficiary thereof, with intent to wrongfully convert to his or her own use the benefits secured, or which purport to be secured, by such ticket, contract, or other paper, or writing, to the person or persons named therein as the grantee or beneficiary thereof, and who shall by such false personation secure such benefit, and a person who, with like fraudulent intent, shall attempt so falsely to personate the person or party named in such ticket, contract or other paper or writing, with intent to defraud such corporation and to wrongfully convert to his or her own use the benefit secured or which is purported to be secured by such ticket, contract or other paper or writing, to the person or party named therein as the grantee or beneficiary thereof, and also a person who remains upon such grounds or premises without a right or the evidence of a right to do so, and thereby secures the benefit of such privilege, and, with intent to defraud, attempts to leave such grounds, ignoring the demand for payment of just remuneration, is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by fine or imprisonment or both, and justices of the peace, mayors and police justices in any county in which such grounds or a part of such grounds are situated shall have the same jurisdiction of such offense as they have of other cases of misdemeanor committed within their

jurisdiction. Penalty.

Sec. 6. Any person violating any of the provisions of this act shall be fined in any sum not less than five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, or imprisoned in a workhouse, or county jail not less than ten days nor more than thirty days, or both.

SECTION 2. That said original sections 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 be and the same are hereby repealed.

JOSEPH D. CIIAMBERLAIN, Speaker pro tein. of the House of Representatives.

JAMES M. WILLIAMS,

President of the Senate.
Passed April 9, 1908.
Approved April 10, 1908.

ANDREW L. HARRIS,
57G.

Governor.

[House Bill No. 752.]

AN ACT

To provide for the redemption of county bonds, required by

the act authorizing their issue, to be paid by moneys de-
rived from a particular source, and where such source has
proved inadequate.

may

re

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

SECTION 1. That, when county bonds have been issued and sold under an act of the general assembly, passed Bonds sold prior to the year 1860, authorizing such issue for the pur- passed prior pose of improving any public road and providing for the to 1860. payment of the same by tolls, and requiring their redemp- Tolls. tion by moneys derived from such source, and when it has been demonstrated, during the shortest period provided in such act, within which such bonds could be redeemed by such county, that adequate moneys to redeem such bonds cannot be derived from such source so provided for their redemption.

Then, at any period after the expiration of said short term designated for such bonds, the county commissioners of such county are hereby authorized to redeem said bonds, Commissionin the manner provided by law for the redemption of coun- deem. ty bonds, using for the payment thereof any unexpended balance or balances in any county fund, which has been provided for a particular purpose and has proved larger than required for the purpose designed by the act under the provisions of which such fund or funds were derived.

FREEMAN T. EAGLESON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JAMES M. WILLIAMS,

President of the Senate.
Passed April 9, 1908.
Approved April 10, 1908.

ANDREW L. HARRIS,

Governor. 58G.

[House Bill No. 841.]

AN ACT

To amend section 2656 of the Revised Statutes, relating to the

vacation of streets and alleys.

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

SECTION 1. That section 2656 of the Revised Statutes be amended to read as follows:

Vacation of Sec. 2656. Notice of the pendency, object and prayer street or al

ley. of a petition for the vacation or establishment of a street or alley, as aforesaid, shall be served upon the municipality Process

Process, serv

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