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take scrip or
dness issuosts, either in poration the coming instromajcipal
to pay over proceeds of tax to
upon which to levy, or if the judgment creditor elect not in execution to issue execution against such corporation, he is entitled a
motion bois entitled against municipal
corporations, to demand and receive of such debtor corporation the creditors may amount of his judgment and costs, either in the ordinary bonds; evidences of indebtedness issued by such corporation, or in bonds of such corporation, of such character as the parties may agree upon; and, if the debtor issues no scrip, bonds, or other evidences of debt, a tax must be or a tax must be levied, as early as practicable, sufficient to pay off the levi judgment with interest and costs; and when a tax has been so levied, and the same, or any part thereof, has County treasurer been collected, the treasurer shall on demand, without an tee order from the board of supervisors, or warrant from the creditor on declerk thereof, pay the same to the creditor or his attorney, taking a receipt therefor, and, if not demanded, may pay the same to the clerk of the court where the judgment was rendered, taking his receipt therefor; and, if bonds shall be issued in payment of judgments as above provided, said bonds shall be issued in substantially the same form Bonds, form of. as is provided by chapter 54 of the acts of the Thirteenth General Assembly of the State of Iowa, entitled, 'An act “to provide for the funding of county indebtedness, and for 1870: ch. 54.
the payment thereof,' and said bonds shall draw interest at a rate, not to exceed ten per cent., and both principal and interest shall be and become due, and shall be payable in the same time and manner as provided for in said chapter; pay and interest and if paid when due, the same may be deposited to be enforced by with the Auditor of State, who shall take the same steps when. for the payment of said bonds, with the interest thereon, as is provided in said chapter 54 aforesaid.”
SEC. 2. This act, being deemed of immediate importance, shall take effect and be in force from and after the in date of its publication in the Daily State Register, and the Daily Leader, newspapers published at Des Moines, Iuwa.
Approved, April 22d, 1872.
Payment of prin
I hereby certify that the foregoing act was published in the Daily State Leader, April 27, and in the Daily Iowa State Register, April 28, 1872.
ED WRIGHT, Secretary of State.
[S. F. 137.
DRIVING OFF CATTLE.
AN ACT to Prevent the Unlawful Driving of any Cattle or other
Stock from the Premises of any Citizen of this State, or from their lawful Range.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly Driving off stock of the State of Iowa, That any person who shall knowthree miles a mis- ingly and willfully drive off, or cause to be driven off, any
cattle or other stock, from the premises of any citizen of this State, or from the range in which the stock of any such citizen may lawfully run, to any distance exceeding three miles, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on codviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding thirty days.
Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this Repealing clause. act are hereby repealed.
Approved, April 22d, 1872.
TH. F. 238.
ASSESSMENT OF ROAD-BEDS.
AN ACT to Provide for the Exemption of Land-owners to pay
Taxes on Land which they have conveyed to Railroad Companies.
Lands used for railroad beds, not to be assessed to individuals.
SECTION 1. Be it enacied by the General Assembly of Lands used for the State of Iowa, That, hereafter, no real estate in this
net State, used by railroad corporations for road-beds, shall be
included in the assessment to individuals of the adjacent or contiguous property; but all such real estate shall be deemed to be the property of such companies for the purpose of taxation.
Approved, April 22d, 1872.
[S. F. 282.
AN ACT to Amend Chapter 138 (Lxi.1, Acts of the Fourteenth Gen - APRIL 28.
eral Assembly, and Attaching Webster County to the Eleventh
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly Webster county
changed from 4th of the State of Iowa, That chapter 138 [Lxi.], acts of the to 11th judicial Fourteenth General Assembly, be and the same is district. amended as follows: Strike out the word “ Webster," in the third section, also the words “and Eleventh," in the seventh section, in the fourth and fourteenth line[s] (of the original bill), and insert the word “and ” before the 1872: ch, Lxl. word “fifth," as it occurred in each of said lines.
Seo. 2. Webster county is hereby returned to and Inf orce when. attached to the Eleventh Judicial District for judicial purposes, and all acts or parts of acts, inconsistent herewith, are hereby repealed,
SEO. 3. This act, being deemed of immediate importance by the General Assembly, shall take effect from and after its publication in the Iowa State Register, and Iowa State Leader, newspapers published at Des Moines, Iowa.
Approved, April 23d, 1872.
I hereby certify that the foregoing act was published in the Daily Iowa State Rezister, April 28, and in the Iowa State Leader, May 2, 1872.
ED WRIGHT, Secretary of State..
appointed by Governor to visit
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly Committee to be of the State of Iowa, That there shall be a Visiting cho Committee of three appointed by the Governor, to visit Insane Hospitals. the Insane asylums of the State at their discretion, with power to send for persons and papers, and to ex- ? amine witnesses on oath, to ascertain whether any of the
Assault upon in
bers of Commit
write to committee, etc.
Powers of same. inmates are improperly detained in the Hospital, or un
justly placed there, and whether the inmates are humanely and kindly treated, with full power to correct any
abuses found to exist ; and any injury inflicted upon the
in- insane shall be treated as an offense, misdemeanor, or sane, how treat- crime, as the like offense would be regarded when in
flicted upon any other citizen outside of the insane asyDischarge of in- lums. They shall have power to discharge any attend
ant or employee who is found to have been guilty of
misdemeanor meriting such discharge ; and in all these Employees exclu. trials for misdemeanor, offense, or crime, the testimony of ded from jury- patients shall be taken and considered for what it is worth,
and no employee at the asylum shall be allowed to sit upon any jury before whom these cases are tried. Said Committee shall make an annual report to the Governor of the State.
SEC. 2. The names of this Visiting Committee, and Address of mem- their post-office address, shall be kept posted in every tee to be posted, ward in the asylum, and every inmate in the asylum shall
be allowed to write when and what they [he] please to this Inmate maymt_ committee, and to any other person they [he] may choose :
Provided, The Superintendent may, if he thinks proper, Supt. may send send letters addressed to other parties to the Visitiug
siting Committee for inspection before forwarded to the indi
vidual addressed. And any member of this Committee Removal of com- who shall neglect to heed the calls of the patient to him
for protection, when proved to have been needed, shall be deemed unfit for his office, and shall be discharged by the Governor.
SEC. 3. Each and every person, confined in any inStationery to be sane asylum within the State of Iowa, shall be furnished mates of hospitals by the Superintendent or party having charge of such
person, at least once in each week while so confined, with
suitable materials for writing, inclosing, sealing, and unless otherwise mailing letters: Provided, They request the same, unless
sit- otherwise ordered by the Visiting Committee, which order
shall continue in force until countermanded by said Committee.
SEC. 4. It is hereby made the duty of the Superinten
dent or party having charge of any person under confine one letter a week, ment to receive, if requested to do so by the person 80
confined, at least one letter in each week without opening or reading the same, and without delay to deposit it in a post-office for transmittal, by mail, with a proper postagestamp affixed thereto.
SEO. 5. It is hereby made the duty of the Superintendent, or party having charge of any person confined on
letters to visiting committee,
Removal of from for protecunfit for
mitteeman from office.
once a week,
unless otherwise n ordered by visiting committee.
Supt, to transmit
unopened, for each patient, if desired.
delivered to pa
this name: Provided, directed, withod person any
in case of sudden
be held as P'any persoy violating.ereof,be puu pears, or thing
of compliance, or
violation of this
Hospital to be
account of insanity, to deliver to said person any letter or Letters forward. writing to him or her directed, without opening or reading Committee to be the same: Provided, This letter has been forwarded by tient unopeneda this Visiting Committee.
SEC. 6. In the event of the sudden and mysterious Coroner's inquest death of any person so confined, a coroner's inquest shall death. be held as provided for by law in other cases.
Sec. 7. Any person neglecting to comply with, or Penalty for nonwillfully and knowingly violating any of the provisions of cinalis this act, shall, upon conviction thereof,be punished by im- act. prisonment for a term not exceeding three years, or by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or by both fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court, and by ineligibility for this office in future, and, upon trial had for such offense, the testimony of any person, whether insane or otherwise, shall be taken and considered for what it is worth.
Sec. 8. At least one member of said committee shall visited every visit the asylums for the insane every month.
Sec. 9. That there shall be allowed, as salary of such Pay and mileage: Visiting Committee, the sum of five dollars per day for the time taken in visiting such Insane asylums, and the same mileage as is now by law allowed members of the General Assembly. And the disbursing officer of such How paid. Insane asylum shall pay the per diem and mileage allowed such Visiting Committee under the provisions of this act, and each member of such Visiting Committee shall certify under oath to such disbursing officer, the number of days he has served, and the number of miles traveled.
Sec. 10. This act, being deemed of immediate impor- In force when. tance, shall take effect and be in force from and after two weeks, publication in the Daily Iowa State Register, and Leader, newspapers published in Des Moines, Iowa.
Approved, April 23d, 1872.
I hereby certify that the foregoing act was published for two weeks, in the Daily State Leader, commencing April 25, and in the Daily Iowa State Register, commencing April 26, 1872.
ED WRIGHT, Secretary of State.