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CHAP. 136 furniture exempt from attachment for debt, you shall take

the body of such person so refusing or neglecting, and him commit to the jail of the county, there to remain until he pays the same, or such part thereof, as is not abated by the assessors for the time being, or the county commissioners for said county

Given under our hands, by virtue of a warrant from the treasurer aforesaid, this day of

eighteen hundred and

Assessors.

Form of certifi. cate for assessment.

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And a certificate of the assessment of any state tax shall be in substance as follows:

Pursuant to a warrant from the treasurer of the state of Maine dated the

day of

eighteen hundred and we have assessed the polls and estates of the of the

dollars and cents, and have committed lists thereof to the of said ; to with warrants in due form of law for collecting and paying the same to town treasurer of or his successor in office, on or before the

day of , next ensuing In witness whereof, we have bereunto set our hands at this day of eighteen hundred and

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No error or informality in the warrant so far as it relates to the description of the officer to whom any tax is to be paid by the collector shall render the same invalid, or relieve the collector from the duty of complying with the provisions of the statute in that behalf, or from liability on account of failure so to do.

SECT. 6. On or before the first day of September in each cities, towns year, the treasurer of state shall issue his warrant to the treasand plantations,

urer of each city, town and plantation in the state, therein first day of requiring him to transmit and pay said town's proportion of September, annually. the state tax for the year eighteen hundred and to

treasurer of state, or to his successor in office, on or before

the time at which they are required to pay such tax. Warrants shall

SECT. 7. When the time for the payment of a state tax sheriff to collect to the treasurer of state has expired, and it is unpaid, the delinquent treasurer of state shall give notice thereof to the municipal

officers of any delinquent town, and unless such tax shall be

shall not invalidate warrant.

Warrants to
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shall be issued on or before

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county taxes.

warrants shall

sheriff to collect .

paid within sixty days, the treasurer of state may issue his CHAP. 136 warrant to the sheriff of the county, requiring him to levy, by distress and sale, upon the real and personal property of any of the inhabitants of the town; and the sheriff or his deputy shall execute such warrants, observing the regulations provided for satisfying warrants against deficient collectors prescribed by chapter six of the revised statutes.

SECT. 8. On or before the first day of September of each Warrants, shall year, the county treasurer shall issue his warrants to the county treasurers of the several cities, towns and plantations in his collection of county, requiring them to transmit and pay their town’s proportion of the county tax for the year eighteen hundred and to

county treasurer, or his successor in office, on or before the time fixed by law for said payment. And if said town treasurer fails to pay such —if tax is not

paid within county tax for forty days after the time fixed therefor, said forty days, county treasurer shall issue his warrant, directed to the sheriff be issued to of the county, requiring him to levy it, by distress and sale, it. on real and personal property of any of the inhabitants of the town. And the sheriff or his deputy shall execute such warrants, observing all the provisions mentioned in section one hundred and nine of chapter six of the revised statutes.

Sect. 9. Section one hundred and fifty-nine of chapter Sec. 159, six of the revised statutes is hereby amended, so as to read amended. as follows: SECT. 159. On each execution or warrant of distress

Sheriff's duty, issued by the treasurer of state, or by the treasurer of a county, town or parish, against a constable or collector, or against the inhabitants of a town, and delivered to a sheriff or his deputy, he shall make returns of his doings to such treasurer, within a reasonable time after the return day therein mentioned, with the money, if any, that he has received by virtue thereof; and if he neglects to comply with any direction of such warrant or execution, he shall pay the whole sum mentioned therein. When it is returned unsatisfied, or satisfied in part –treasurer, may only, such treasurer may issue an alias for the sum due on the return of the first; and so on, as often as occasion occurs. A reasonable time after the return day shall be computed at the rate of forty-eight hours for every ten miles distance from the dwelling house of the sheriff or his deputy to the place where the warrant is returnable.'

respecting such warrants.

issue alias warrant.

CHAP. 137

Seo. 161, amended.

Property distrained, to be sold as on execution.

Sec. 162, amended.

flow notice of sale of real estate, shall be given.

SECT. 10. Section one hundred and sixty-one of chapter six of the revised statutes is hereby amended, so as to read as follows:

•Sect. 161. Any officer selling personal property, distrained under a warrant from such treasurers against a sheriff, constable or collector, or against the inhabitants of a town, shall proceed as in the sale of such property on execution.'

SECT. 11. Section one hundred sixty-two of chapter six of the revised statutes is hereby amended, so as to read as follows:

Sect. 162. When a warrant of distress from such treasurers is levied on the real estate of a deficient constable, collector, sheriff, or deputy sheriff, or against the inhabitants of a town, for the purpose of sale, fourteen days' notice of the sale, and time and place shall be given, by posting advertisements in two or more public places in the town or place where the estate lies, and in two adjoining towns.'

Sect. 12. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith are repealed, except so far as they relate to the collection and transmission of taxes heretofore assessed, and to any remedy therefor or proceedings in relation thereto.

Inconsistent acts, repealed.

Approved April 3, 1891.

Chapter 137.

An Act to amend section ten of chapter nineteen of the Revised Statutes, relating to the

width of rims of Wagon Wheels.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in Legislature assembled, as follows:

Section ten ot chapter nineteen of the revised statutes, is
Sec. 10, ch. 19,
R. 8., amended. hereby amended, by adding after the word “city” in the fifth

line, the words and when traveling on the highway from the
spool mill of the Willimantic Linen Company, in Williman-
tic, in Piscataquis county, by the residences of Irvine Floyd,
or Jabez Hathaway, to Francis' siding on the Bangor and
Piscataquis railroad in Abbot, so that said section as

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amended, shall read as follows:

•Sect. 10. Teams with wheels, if drawn by more than rimmed wheels, two horses, oxen or mules, must have the rims of their wheels

1 county, and

at least four inches wide ; and if drawn by more than four Washington

Certain teams, to have wide

on Jackson Brook road, in

mantic, Piscata.

horses, oxen or mules, at least five inches wide, when travel- Chap. 138 ing on the road from Jackson Brook, in Washington county, rond in Willi. to Forest City, and when traveling on the highway from the quis county. spool mill of the Willimantic Linen Company, in Willimantic, in Piscataquis county, by the residences of Irvine Floyd or Jabez Hathaway, to Francis' siding on the Bangor and Piscataquis railroad in Abbot; and no team drawn by more than six horses, oxen or mules, shall travel thereon. This section is not applicable to stage or pleasure carriages, or to those owned by the state or the United States, or to any cart or wagon owned by the settlers in the vicinity and used for farming purposes. The owner or driver of a team violating -penalty, for

violation. this section, forfeits twenty dollars and one dollar more for each mile of road passed, to be recovered by complaint before a trial justice in the county where the offence was committed, and on a libel or complaint, he may issue his warrant to seize and detain such team to respond to such fine and cost.'

Approved April 3, 1891.

Chapter 138.

An Act to amend section two of chapter thirty-nine of the Revised Statutes, relating to the

Branding of Lime,

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, as follows:

Section two of chapter thirty-nine of the revised statutes, Sec. 2, ch. 39, is hereby amended by striking out the words, or particular R. s., amended locality” in the seventh and eighth lines of said section, immediately following the word “town”, so that said section when amended, shall read as follows:

SECT. 2. Each inspector, by bimself or deputy, sball inspect Lime, inspectors all lime manufactured in his town, with the casks therefor, at duties. the time that they are filled at the kiln where it is burnt; see that in all respects the lime and casks conform to law, and brand each cask as herein provided. All well burned, pure, —&rst quality, fine grained lime, of a white or yellowish color, manufactured and branded for shipment or sale, shall be contained in casks well filled, one bead of which shall be branded with the name of the town where the lime was burnt with letters not less than one inch in length, the initials of the christian name and the

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Chap. 139 whole of the surname of the inspector or deputy, the word

"inspected” and the figure "one” and the word "quality" in a legible manner. But instead of being branded, such marks of the inspector may be painted upon the casks in a suitable

and legible manner, with letters of the length hereinbefore -impure lime, provided. All black, dark, or impure lime manufactured for

shipment or sale shall be contained in casks well filled and branded with the figure “two”, and the word "quality" in a legible manner upon each cask. But no person is forbidden to put up and brand lump lime in the manner now practiced, if included in that first above named.'

how inspected.

Approved April 3, 1891.

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Chapter 139.

An Act to establish a bounty on Seals.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives

in Legislature assembled, as follows: Bounty on seals,

SECT. 1. A bounty of fifty cents for each and every seal established.

killed in the waters of Penobscot river and bay shall be paid by the treasurer of the town in which such seal is killed, to the person exhibiting to said treasurer the nose of such seal, within thirty days after said seal was killed; such treasurer shall destroy it and shall then proceed as in sections six and seven of chapter thirty of the revised statutes.

SECT. 2. All acts forbidding the destruction of seals in acts, repealed.

any waters of this state, or inconsistent with the provisions hereof are hereby repealed; provided, however, that it shall

be unlawful to destroy said seal in the waters of Casco bay Casco bay, with poruke nga ritle, by shooting with rifle or other long range weapon which prohibited.

might endanger human life in the neighborhood; and provided

further, that the carcasses of such seal when destroyed in disposed of. Casco bay shall not be left derelict in the waters of said bay,

but shall be removed from said waters and properly disposed of by the person destroying them, under a penalty, for a violation of either of the foregoing provisions relating to Casco bay, of tifty dollars, to be recovered upon complaint or indictment before any court having jurisdiction of such offenses.

Approrod April 3, 1891.

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