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Fees of commissioners.
Appeals allowed from commissioners.
Review of action of commissioners.
Decision of com: their decision on the back of the application, and file the with town clerk same in the office of the town clerk, and the town clerk shall
enter upon his book the date of such filing.
$ 9. The fees of the drainage commissioners shall be the same as is now allowed by law for their services as commissioners of highways, and shall be paid in the same manner.
$ 10. Either party feeling aggrieved by the decision of the commissioners, either in locating or failing to locate the drain, may at any time within fifteen days from the
filing of such decision, appeal from the same, by giving ten days' notice in writing to the opposite party or parties. Said appeal shall be taken before the supervisor, one justice of the peace,
and the town clerk of the town in which the drain is to originate: Provided, that in case either of these persons shall be interested personally in the land or lands through which it is proposed to pass, then the other two shall select some disinterested person to act with them.
$ 11. The supervisor, justice of the peace and town clerk, (in case none are interested as aforesaid,) shall as soon as practicable, fix upon a day when they will review the action of the said drainage commissioners, and hear the reasons for and against the laying of the drain. They shall then,
after so hearing, determine whether the action of the comWhen decision is missioners was in their judgment proper, and if they reverse
the decision of the commissioners in whole or in part, they shall state the same in writing, specifying what changes they have made, whether they have relocated the drain, or reapportioned the labor, or reassessed the damage, if any there
be, which statement shall be filed with the town clerk for Final decision. inspection, and their decision shall be final in all cases per
taining to the subject.
$ 12. In all cases of appeal, the persons hearing and deciding the same shall be entitled to two dollars per day for the time necessarily employed in the case ; and if the action
of the drainage commissioners is sustained, then the cost We pay pellant shall be paid by the party taking the appeal. But if said When fees paid decision shall be reversed in whole or in part, then the fees frona. township of the said officers shall be paid from the township funds.
$ 13. In all cases where the commissioners shall have non-resia ordered a drain through the lands of non-resident owner or dents, how paid
owners, and such owner or owners will not make nor pay for making such drain as ordered, then it shall be the duty of the commissioners to assess the necessary cost of con
structing the drain against the lard, and return the same to County clerk to the county clerk in such county, who shall enter the amount, assess amount with other taxes, against the said land, and when the same
shall have been collected as other taxes are collected, he
§ 14. Nothing in this act shall authorize the assessment to be charged te of more than one half the expense or cost of any drain upon
uninclosed lands through which such drain may be run.
Fees of officers.
Drain on lands of
with other taxев.
Not more than
§ 15. This act shall not apply to the counties of McHenry McHenry and Kane, and this act shall not be construed to conflict Kane counties with existing laws for drainage in the county of Cook.
$ 16. This act shall be deemed a public act, and be in force froin and after its passage.
APPROVED February 16, 1865.
AN ACT for the benefit of the board of education of the state of Illinois. In force Feb. 4,
WHEREAS the board of education of the state of Illinois are Preamble.
indebted to Walworth, Hubbard and Company in the sum of $6328, and to Mortimer & Loberg in the sum of 14,726 dollars, and to Greenbaum & Sons in the sum of 9335 dollars, and to Allen Flowes in the sum of 604 dollars, with the interest accruing from December 13, 1864, and that the consideration of said indebtedness was for labor and material furnished by said partiess in the erection and building of the State Normal University, and for the payment of which the said creditors have a lien upon the university buildings and grounds; therefore, for the purpose of liquidating said indebtedness and removing said lien from said building and grounds, SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Nlinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the chairman of the committee of education in the senate, and the Committee to exchairman of the committee of education of the house, and the president of the board of education of the state of Illinois, are hereby appointed a committee, with power to meet during the present session, or thereafter, to determine the amounts severally due on said claims; and for that purpose it shall be their duty to meet as soon as possible and examine and determine the amounts due the respective parties; and said committee shall grant a certificate to each of the Certificate claimants, stating the amount justly due, so far as they may find the claims just and unpaid.
$2. It shall be the duty of the auditor of public accounts, on the presentation of any certificate granted as aforesaid by said committee, or a majority of them, to issue his war- Auditor to issue rant on the treasurer, for the amount specified in such certificate: Provided', that the auditor shall not issue warrants mittee. for a greater amount, in the aggregate, than thirty-two Amount limited. thousand dollars. Such warrants shall be countersigned and paid by the treasurer, out of any money not otherwise appropriated.
$ 3. This act shall be in force from and after its passage. APPROVED February 4, 1865.
warrant on certificate of com
In force Feb. 15, AN ACT for the registry of electors and to prevent fraudulent voting.
List of voters to be made.
List of qualified
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of
Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the Board of registry persons authorized by law, or appointed pursuant to any
town or city ordinance, to act as judges or inspectors of elections in any town, city, or ward, or other election district or precinct, in this state, (except the moderator of the town meeting, in towns adopting township organization,) shall constitute a “board of registry” for their respective towns, cities, wards, districts or precincts, and shall meet on Tuesday, three weeks preceding any state, county, city, or town, election, (except "town meetings” in towns adopting the township organization law,) at nine o'clock A. M., and proceed to make a list, as hereinafter prescribed, of all persons qualified and entitled to vote at the ensuing election in the election district of which they are judges or inspectors; which list, when completed, shall constitute and be known as the “register of elector's” of said election district; and said board may continue their session, for the purpose of making said list, two days, if necessary: Provided, that at the last election in said "district, prior to said meeting, the number of votes cast in said district exceeded two hundred.
$ 2. Said registers shall each contain a list of the pervoters in alpha- sons so qualified and entitled to vote in said election district,
alphabetically arranged, according to their respective surnames, so as to show, in one column, the name at full length, and in another column, in cities, the residence, by the number of the dwelling, if there be a number, and the name of the street or other location of the dwelling place of each person. It shall be the duty of said board to enter in said lists the names of all persons, residing in their election district, whose name appears on the poll list kept in said district at the last preceding election; in cities the number of the dwelling and name of the street or other location, if the same shall be known to, or can be ascertained by such board; and for this purpose, said board are authorized to take from the office in which they are filed, the poll lists made and filed by the judges or inspectors of such district, at the election held next prior to the making of such register. In making said list, the board shall enter thereon, in addition to the names on the poll list, the names of all other persons who are well known to them to be electors in said district; and the names of all persons on the poll list who have died or removed from the district shall be omitted from said register.
The said board shall complete, as far as practicable, the said register on the day of Copies of list. their meeting, aforesaid, and shall make four copies thereof,
and certify the register and each of the copies to be a true list of the voters in their district, so far as the same are
Residence of voters.
Names may be added to list.
known to them. Within two days thereafter, the said origi-
§ 3. In case a new election district shall be formed by When new dis.
§ 4. The said board shall again meet on Tuesday of the Revision of lists.
Proceedings be open.
When names may be erased.
in the morning and remain in session until four o'clock p.
§ 5. The proceedings of said board shall be open, and
$ 6. It shall be the duty of said board, at their meeting for revising and correcting said lists, to erase therefrom the name of any person inserted therein, who shall be proved by the oath of two legal voters of said district, to the satisfaction of said board, to be non-resident of said district, or otherwise not entitled to vote, in said district, at the election then next to be held. Any elector residing in said district, and entitled to vote therein, may appear before said board and require his name to be recorded on said alphabetical list. Any person so requiring his name to be so entered on said lists, shall make the same statement as to the street and number thereof, and where he resides, required by the pro
visions of this act of persons offering their votes at elections, Refusal to give and shall be subject to the same penalties for refusing to
give such information, or for falsely giving the same, and
entitle him to vote in case of challenge at an election, then added, on oath the name of any such person shall be added to the alpha
betical poll list of the last preceding year.
$ 7. After said lists shall have been fully completed, the said board shall, within three days thereafter, cause four copies of the same to be made, each of which shall be certified by them to be a correct list of the voters of their district; one of which shall be filed in the office of the town clerk of towns, and in the office of city clerks in cities; and one of which copies shall be delivered to each of said judges or inspectors. It shall be the duty of the said judges or inspectors so receiving such lists, carefully to preserve the said lists for their use on election day, and to designate two of their number, at the opening of the polls, to check the
name of every voter voting in such district whose name is When vote shall on the register. No vote sha:l be received at any state,
county, town or city election in this state, except at town
Certified copies of list.