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arrest and bring before the mayor all disorderly persons.
and forfeitures are now recovered against such constables. Lien on real 31. There shall be a lien on real estate within said towa, estate for
for the town taxes assessed thereon from the time the same
are so assessed, and the council may order or require the Sale of real same to be sold or rented by the sergeant at public auction estate delin- for the arrears, with interest thereon, with such per centum quent. as the council may prescribe for charges and expenses
thereof, and may regulate the terms upon, and the time
renting shall be ordered until such realty shall be returned Notice of
delinquent, and the sale shall be after twenty days notice sale.
posted at the front door of the court house aforesaid and at
assess- collection, and return a list of such as he shall not have ments and
been able to collect, by reason of insolvency, removal, or
correctness of said lisi, it shall allow the sergeant a credit His con pen
for the amount thereof. He shall receive for his services sation there in the collection and assessments, a compensation to be for.
fixed by the council of not exceeding five per centum on
the amount duly collected and accounted for. He shall Money in his pay over any money in his hands belonging to the town, to hands to be the treasurer at such times and under such regulations as paid over to
the council may prescribe. the treasurer
36. If the sergeant shall fail to collect, account for, and pay over all or any of the moneys with which he may
be against ser-chargeable, belonging to said town, according to the condigeant.
tions of his bond and the orders of the council, it shall be
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in which the same is situated, against the sergeant and his
37. The mayor shall be the chief executive officer of said Mayor; his
38. In the absence from said town, or sickness of the
39. The town Clerk shall keep a journal of the proceed- "Town Clerk.
40. It shall be the duty of the assessor to make an assess-
He shall list the num-
Monies of the town
list he shall return to the council with his assessment of
41. All monies belonging to the said town shall be paid
over to the treasurer, who shall not pay the same out expaid to treas
cept upon the order of the council, certified by the clerk
and countersigned by the mayor. Motion
42. If the treasurer shall fail to pay orer all or any against treas monies that shall come into his hands, belonging to said
town, when thereto required by the council, it shall be
44. The legal residents of said town shall not be required Residentsnot
to work on the roads outside of the corporate limits thereof, work outside and no taxes or levies shall henceforth be assessed upon or roads, nor to collected from the taxable persons or property, within the
corporate limits of said town, for the construction and re-
jurisdiction within said corporate limits, in relation to the
45. The said town shall proceed without unreasonable Repair of
delay to put its streets, alleys, walks and gutters in good
46. When the said town shall for one year, fail to comply Charter, how
with the requirements of the preceding section, it shall for
feit all the rights and privileges enumerated in this act. Acts repeal
47. All acts heretofore passed, chartering, or amending the charter of said town are hereby repealed.
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CHAPTER 8.-An ACT to amend and re-enact Section 11,
Chapter 103, of the Acts of the Legislature of West Vir-
Passed February 3, 1871.
sale. every thiee years thereafter, commencing on the first Saturday in April, and continuing, as aforesaid, until all are sold; of which sales at least ten days notice shall be given Notice of by not less than ten handbills posted in the most public places in the township: Provided, that any person pur. Purchaser of chasing a contract or contracts at any sale herein provided contract to for shall give bond, with freehold security, to be approved give bond. by said surveyors, in a sum to be fixed by said surveyors, for the performance of every contract so purchased."
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CHAPTER 9.-An ACT to amend and re-enact Sections one,
two and three of Chapter nine, of the Code of West Vir-
Passed February 3, 1871.
Sections one, two and three of Chapter nine, of the Code
"1. Every person elected or appointed to any office or Caths of of-
“2. He shall also, at the same time, take an oath that Oaths of he will faithfully and impartially perform the duties of his officers. office to the best of his skill and judgment.”
3. The first Section shall not apply to the case of a per- To what ofson residing in another State or country who is appointed seetion does a commissioner by the Governor, or designated, pursuant not apply. to law, for any office, agency, or service, to be performed out of this State.
CHAPTER 10.-An ACT to amend the Charter and extend
Passed February 3, 1871.
Wheeling, in the county of Ohio, shall be as follows: Be-
said Creek to the mouth of Stack Yard Hollow;
direct line and crossing the river to the place of beginning. Powers, du- 2. The powers, 'duties and obligations of the municipal ties and ob-authorities of said city shall be and remain as prescribed by ligations of the munici
the laws now in force, in relation thereto, and shall herepal authori- after extend to and be exercised within the boundaries ties. specified in Section one of this Act, except when inconsis
tent with this Act.
The rights 3. The money, taxes, real estate, rights in action, de-
documents and records belonging to the said town of South vested in the Wheeling are hereby transferred to and vested in the city city of
of Wheeling, as its successor, as fully and effectually as Wheeling
as they now do in said town. Eighth ward
4. Until otherwise provided, all that part of the territory established. described in the first Section of this Act, which lies within
the Township of Ritchie, shall be a separate ward, and shall
be styled the eighth ward, in which an election shall be First election held on the first Monday in April next, at such places
therein as the Mayor of said city shall designate, and in
city for similar elections. At the said time and place there Officers elec
shall be elected by the qualified voters of said Township of