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ting the matter to a vote of the people of the town, in the manner now required by the charter; and to issue bonds or other obligations therefor, under the seal of said town, signed by the president and clerk of the board of trustees and their successors in office.
This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED February 20, 1863.
In force February AN ACT to amend an act entitled "An act to revise and amend an act entitled 20, 1863.
an act to incorporate the town of Danville,'” approved February 15th, 1855.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That all moneys received by any of the corporate authorities of the said town of Danville, for licenses issued or granted by said corporate authorities, for any purpose whatever, shall be paid into the treasury of said town, as a fund belonging to said town and shall be disbursed by the corporate authorities of said town, the same as other moneys are now disbursed for the use and benefit of said town.
$ 2. This act shall be in force and take effect from and after its passage.
APPROVED February 20, 1863.
In force June 18, AN ACT to vacate a street and part of streets in the town of Providence, in
Bureau county, Illinois.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That all the street and parts of streets of the town of Providence, Bureau county, Illinois, which are situated north of High street, in said town, as the same are plotted and recorded in the recorder's office of said county, be and the same are hereby vacated; and the town plot of the said town of Providence
!; is hereby so restricted and curtailed that the said High street is hereby made the northern limits of said town of Providence.
§ 2. This act to be in force from and after its passage. APPROVED June 13, 1863.
AN ACT to amend the charter and increase the powers of the town of Car. In force June 13,
SECTION 1. Be it inacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the pres- Repair of sideident and trustees of the town of Carlin ville, in addition to the powers already vested in them, shall have power, by order to be entered on the records of said town, or by ordinance, to require the owners of any premises fronting upon any street, square, lane, or alley in said town, to construct, repair, relay, or cleanse sidewalks in front of, or any private drain leading into any main drain, upon said premises, at the expense of the owner or owners of such premises; and if not done by such owner or owners, within the time, and in the manner so ordered or directed, the president and trustees of said town may cause the same to be done, and the costs and expenses of constructing, repairing, relaying, or cleansing such sidewalk or private drain, may be recovered of the owner or owners of any such premises, by suit before the police magistrate, or other court having jurisdiction of the amount in controversy, as for money paid and laid out to the use of such owner or owners. Said suit shall be in the name of the town of Carlinville, and the expenses of constructing, repairing, relaying, or cleansing any such sidewalk or private drain by said town, shall be a lien on the premises in front of or upon which, said work shall be performed from and after the work shall be done for the space of one year, which
be enforced in the manner provided in this act.
§ 2. The owner or owners of any premises in front of Notice to be given or upon which the president and trustees of said town shall property. order or direct sidewalks or private drains to be constructed, repaired, relaid or cleansed, shall have notice, if he or she can be found in said town, to construct, repair, relay, or cleanse such sidewalk or private drain, which notice shall be issued by the clerk of said town under his hand, therein describing with reasonable certainty the premises, and the sidewalk or private drain to be constructed, repaired, relaid or cleansed, the work to be performed, and the time in which the work is to be done. Said notice shall be directed to the owner or owners of the premises, and shall be served by the town constable or street inspector, on such owner or owners (if to be found in said town,) by reading; and it shall be returned by the officer serving the same, to the clerk, with his endorsement thereon, showing the time and manner of such service, and shall be filed by the clerk in his office, and by him carefully preserved, and it and the return thereon shall be prima facie evidence of the facts therein stated.
$ 3. At any time after judgment shall be rendered against Judgment the owner of any premises, as provided for by the first section hereof, the president or attorney of said town may cause
Town hall and market house.
the police magistrate or other justice of the peace before whom the judgment may be rendered to certify a transcript of the proceedings in the case in the same manner as is now required by law. Where the judgment of a justice of the peace is to become a lien on the real estate of the defendant, said transcript shall be filed in the office of the clerk of Macoupin county circuit court, and recorded in the book kept for that purpose; and from and after the filing said transcript by said clerk, execution may issue thereon and levied as in other cases, either upon the premises upon which the lien is created as aforesaid, or other property of the defendant to be found in said county: Provided, that previous to the filing said transcript, the police magistrate or other justice of the peace, as the case may be, may issue execution on said judgment as in other cases.
§ 4. The president and trustees of said town of Carlinville shall have power to construct a town hall or market house, and other needful buildings for the use of said town, and for that purpose said town may purchase and hold property, both real, personal and mixed. They shall also have power to construct one or more workhouses, and to compel persons convicted of violating any penal ordinances of said town to work out the fines and costs adjudged against them, in said workhouse, or upon the streets, squares, or public buildings in said town, in such manner as may be prescribed by ordinance. The buildings aforesaid shall be exempt from all taxes whatsoever. They shall also have power, by ordinance, to protect the buildings and other property of said town, and to punish persons for injuring the same; but a conviction under any such ordinance shall not prevent said town from maintaining an action for the damages done to such property by any person. They shall also have power to declare what shall be malicious mischief in said town, and to pass all ordinances necessary to prevent and to punish the commission of the same.
§ 5. That hereafter when any lands shall be sold by virtue of any execution in favor of said town or shall be sold for taxes due said town, and there shall be no bidder who who will bid the amount of the execution or taxes and costs and said town shall be desirous of bidding more than any other bidder, the president of said town, or some person by him authorized, may bid the property off for the town, and the same proceedings shall thereafter be had, and the same rights shall be acquired by said town as if said town were a natural person. This act shall not prevent said town from proceeding as heretofore provided to levy, assess and collect taxes for the construction of sidewalks. This act is hereby declared to be a public act, and shall be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED, June 13, 1863.
Property sold for taxes.
AN ACT to attach a part of range No. 10 west, in Vermilion county, to range In force February
No. 11 west, in said county.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That fractional sections No. 6, 7, 18, 19, 30 and 31, in township No. 22 north, range No. 10 west, in Vermilion county, be and are hereby ai tached to township No. 22 north, range No. 11 west; and that the rights and privileges of the inhabitants of said fractional sections, in said township No. 22 north, range No. 10 west, and the inhabitants of township No. 22 north, range No. 11 west, shall be reciprocal, the same as though the whole of said territory was embraced in one township for common school purposes, under the school laws of this State.
§ 2. And be it further enacted, That fractional sections No. 6, 7, 18, 19, 30 and 31, in township No. 23 north, range No. 10 west, in Vermilion county, be and are hereby attached to township 23 north, range 11 west, in said county; and that the rights and privileges of the inhabitants of said fractional sections, in said township 23 north, range 10 west, and the inhabitants of township 23 north, range 11 west, shall be reciprocal, the same as though the whole of said territory was embraced in one township for common school purposes, under the school laws of this state.
$ 3. That this act shall be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED February 2, 1863.
AN ACT to legalize a certain tax levied in the town of Limestone, Kanka- Inforce February kee County, Illinois, and for other purposes.
WHEREAS the legal voters in the town of Limestone, in the
county of Kankakee, at the April town election, for the year A. D. 1862, did vote in favor of levying a tax of one cent on every dollar's worth of property, both real and personal, in said town, for the purpose of aiding in the construction of a bridge across the Kankakee river, at Kankakee City; and whereas the board of supervisors of said Kankakee county, at their September session, 1862, did pass an order in favor of levying and collecting said tax; therefore,
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That there shall be levied, immediately after the passage of this act, a tax of Levy of tax. one cent on every dollar's worth of property in said town of Limestone; and the same shall be collected by the collector at the same time and in the same manner that other taxes are; and, when collected, shall be paid over to the
kakee bridge committee.
Vote on tax in certain towns.
Payment to Kan- county treasurer of the county of Kankakee; and it shall
be the duty of said treasurer, upon the receipt thereof, to pay the same over to the Kankakee bridge committee, immediately, and take their receipt therefor; which receipt shall be his sufficient acquittance therefor.
$ 2. It shall be lawful for the towns of Essex, Salina, Norton, and Pilot, at their next town elections, to vote for or against the levying and collecting a tax on the property in said towns, not exceeding one cent on each dollar's worth of property, for the purpose of aiding in paying for the construction of said bridge across said Kankakee river, at said Kankakee City; and, if a majority of the votes cast at said election shall be in favor of a tax, the same shall be levied and collected as other taxes are; and, when collected, shall be paid over and disposed of according to the provisions of this act for the town of Limestone.
$ 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED February 12, 1863.
DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
Springfield, August 15, 1863. I, O. M. HATCH, Secretary of State of the State of Illinois, do hereby cer. tify that the foregoing, except the words printed in brackets, thus, [ ] (which are inserted for the purpose of correction and explanation,) are true and perfect copies of the enrolled laws on file in my office.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, the day and year aforesaid.
0. M. HATCH,
Secretary of State.