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lected, as well such as are due, and all sums by
him or them expended on the roads, and shall
be attested, on oath or affirmation, by such sup- Account to
ervisor or supervisors, and the trustees are on oath
empowered to adjust and settle accounts so
produced to them as aforesaid, and to allow
such charges and sums as they or a majority of
them shall think just and reasonable; and if
there shall appear to be any money remaining, Whermoni
after deducting such sum or sums as shall be the hands of
allowed to such supervisor or supervisors, etc.
then the trustees shall, by an order, di-
rect the same to be paid to the succeed-
ing supervisor or supervisors; but in case any
supervisor shall be found to be in advance for when in
labor or money expended, and shall have care- how reim-
fully collected the fines assessed by this act,
then the trustees or any two of them, shall, in
like manner, order the succeeding supervisor or
supervisors to repay the same as soon as a suffi-
cient sum shall have come to his or their hands;
and if any supervisor or supervisors shall neglect Penalty on
to make up and produce his accounts aforesaid, neglecting
or having produced such accounts, shall neglect, their ac-
forthwith, to pay the monies which he or they
shall be ordered as aforesaid, or shall not de-
liver up such accounts to their successors, it
shall be the duty of any court having cognizance
thereof, on application made to them by the
trustees or a majority of them, upon satisfactory

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proof of such neglect being made, to fine such delinquent in any sum not exceeding forty dollars, and if any supervisor shall think himself aggrieved by the settlement of his accounts as aforesaid, or by any judgment of any justice as aforesaid, he may appeal to the next meeting of the commissioners of said county, who shall take such order therein and give such relief as to them shall appear just and reasonable, and the same shall conclude and bind all parties.

Sec. 17. And be it further enacted, That all and every supervisor of the public roads, who shall refuse or neglect to do and perform his or their duty, as directed by this act, may be fined

in any sum not exceeding ten dollars for every How resov. such offense, to be recovered by any person or

persons prosecuting for the same, before any justice of the peace within the county, the onehalf to be applied towards repairing the roads within the district where such fines were incurred, the other half to the person prosecuting: Provided, That if any supervisor or supervisors, shall conceive himself or themselves injured by the judgment of such justice, he or they may appeal, on giving sufficient security for the payment of the costs, to the next court of common pleas, who shall make such order therein as to the said court may appear just and reasonable.

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Sec. 18. And be it further enacted, That if any Penalty on person or persons shall obstruct any public obstructing road or highway, laid out or that hereafter may be laid out, or to be kept in repair by law, and shall suffer such obstruction to remain to the hindrance of travelers, every person or persons so offending, shall, for every such offeuse, forfeit and pay a sum not exceeding twenty dollars, nor less than two dollars, to be recovered by an How recovaction of debt, at the suit of any person, before posed of. any court having cognizance thereof, in the county in which the offense shall have been committed, the one-half to the person prosecuting and the other half to be appropriated in manner aforesaid.

Sec. 19. And be it further enacted, That if Penaly for any person shall take down, obliterate or de- or destroy stroy, any advertisement or written notice nec- tisements. essary to be put up under this act, he, she or they, so offending, shall, for every such offense, forfeit and pay ten dollars, to be recovered in an action of debt, at the suit of any person prosecuting, before any court having cognizance thereof, to be held in the county where such offense was committed, the one-half to the person prosecuting and the other half to be appropriated in manner aforesaid.

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any person or persons shall be sued under the provisions of this act, he, she or they, may plead the general issue, and give this act and the special matter in evidence, and no such suit or action shall be brought or maintained, unless it shall have been commenced within three months after cause given.

Sec. 21. And be it further enacted, That all persons hereafter mentioned, appointed to render services under this act, shall receive as a compensation for each day allowed by the commissioners, the following sums: viewers, one dollar; chain carriers and markers, seventy-five cents, and surveyors, one dollar and fifty cents, to be charged as costs and expenses, and to be paid according to the provisions of this act.

Sec. 22. Anıl be it further enacted, That all acts and parts of acts, coming within the purview of this act, be and they are hereby repealed, and that this act shall commence and be in force from and after the tenth day of March next.

ELIAS LANGHAM, Speaker of the house of representatives.

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CHAPTER XXIX.

An act, to incorporate the town of Chillicothe, in

the county of Ross.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the general assemby Boundaries. of the state of Ohio, That such part of the township of Scioto, in the county of Ross, as is included within the following limits and boundaries, that is to say: beginning at the north-east corner of the outlot number forty-seven, as numbered on the plat of the out-lots of Chillicothe; thence south seventy-five degrees west, one hundred and five poles and three-tenth parts of a pole, to the northwest corner of the outlot number fifty-six; thence south, fifteen degrees east, three hundred fifty-five and seven-tenths parts of a pole, to the southwest corner of outlot number one hundred sixty-seven; thence north seventy-five degrees, east seventy-seven and five-tenth parts of a pole, to the northwest corner of out-lot number one hundred thirtyone; thence south fifteen degrees east, twentysix poles and one-tenth part of a pole, to the southwest corner of out-lot number one hundred thirty-one; thence north seventy-five degrees east, one hundred sixty-one poles to the north

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