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pany.

authorized by it; and the answers and examination under oath, of such officer, shall be received as the answers and examination of the company, and the court may order and compel any and all officers of such company to answer and attend said examinations in the same manner as if they were parties to the proceedings or inquiry, instead of such company; provided, however, that such company shall not be required to receive or hold any property or moneys, or to execute any trust contrary to its own desire. In the management of money and property held by it Money held in

trust to be inas trustee, under the powers conferred in the foregoing sec vested in trust tion, said companies shall invest the same in a general trust

fund of com

pany. fund of the company; provided, that it shall be competent for the authority making the appointment to direct, upon the conferring of the same, whether such money and prop. erty shall be held separately or invested in a general trust fund of the company; and provided, also, that said company shall always be bound to follow and be entirely governed by all directions contained in any will or instrument under which it may act. No money, property or securities re- Money held in ceived or held by such company under the provisions of be mingled with this act establishing a trust department, shall be mingled with the investments of the capital stock or other moneys debts of comor property belonging to said company, or be liable for debts or obligations thereof. The stockholders of such company Liability of shall be held individually liable for all contracts, debts and stockholders. engagements of such company, to the extent of the amount of their stock therein at the par value thereof, in addition to the amount invested in such shares. The trustees of all Trustees to noi companies organized under this act shall, within six months State of organafter the incorporation of such company, notify the auditor ization of comof state of the date of the organization thereof, and shall, statement. within ten days after the annual meeting thereof in each year, make, under oath, a complete statement of the condition of said company, in which they shall specify the different kinds of its liabilities, and the different kinds of its assets, stating the amount of each kind, which statement shall be filed with the auditor of state, and published in his annual report; and said auditor of state shall have the right Auditor of state and the power at any time, through an expert appointed m

may appoint by him, to make a full examination of the affairs and con- amine affairs of

such companies. dition of every such company. The trustees shall also cause said statement to be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the county in which the principal office of such company shall be located.

The trustees shall have power by their by-laws, as often as they may deem proper, to make and declare dividends of the profits of said company after paying its expenses and reserving and setting aside the reserve as hereinbefore required, and such other amount as they deem advisable wherewith to meet any contingency in its business. The dividends authorized herein shall be payable to the Dividends and shareholders within twenty days from and after the time ho the same are so declared. No company organized under

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stock.

this act shall commence business until all of its authorized Increase of cap capital shall have been paid up in cash. Any safe deposit

and trust company may increase its capital stock as provided in sections 3262 and 3263 of the Revised Statutes, and in case of such increase, either by preferred or common stock, the board of directors of such company may sell such increase, or additional stock, to such person or persons, at such price, not less than par, as they deem best, and to

the interests of such company. Assignment and The stockholders of such company shall have power to transfer of

provide and determine, as they may see fit, the conditions upon which the shares of stock of said company shall be assignable and transferable, and said shares of stock of said company sliall be assignable and transferable according to such rules and regulations and upon such conditions as the stockholders shall for that purpose make and establish, and

not otherwise. Repeals, etc.

SECTION 2. That said original section 3821b be and is hereby repealed and that this act shall take effect, and be in force from and after its passage.

W. S. McKINNON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

F. B. ARCHER,

President pro tem. of the Senate. Passed April 4, 1902.

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[House Bill No. 234.]

AN ACT
To amend section 68:24 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio: Crimes against SECTION 1.. That section 6824 of the Revised Statutes the person:

of Ohio be amended so as to read as follows: Kidnaping.

Sec. 6824. Whoever kidnaps, or forcibly or fraudulently carries off, detains or decoys any person; or arrests or imprisons any person with the intention of

having such person carried out of this state, unless it be Ențicing female in pursuance of the laws thereof; or shall take or cause to house of

to be taken, or shall entice any female person under the age of eighteen years away from her father, mother, guardian or any other person having the lawful custody, care or charge of such female person, or from her home, habitation

or place of employment for the purpose and with the intenHarboring fe tion of inducing into or placing such female person in a

house of ill fame or a house kept for the purpose of prostitution, or whoever shall harbor such female person in a house of ill fame or a house kept for the purpose of prostitution, knowing her to have been so taken or enticed away,

prostitution.

male in such house.

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shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than twenty years nor less than one year.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

W. S. MCKINNON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

F. B. ARCHER,

President pro toin, of the Senate. Passed April 4, 1902.

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telegraph companies.

terfering, etc.,

(Senate Bill No. 35.]

AN ACT .
To amend section 3467a of the Revised Statiites of Ohio.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of thë State of Ohio:

SECTION 1. That section 3467a of the Revised Statutes Magnetic be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows: 5

Sec. 3467a. Whoever shall wilfully and maliciously l'enalty for cut, break, tap, or make any connection with, or read, or unlawfully incopy by the use of telegraph or telephone instruments or with telegraph

or telephonic otherwise in any unauthorized manner, any telegraphic massages. message or communication from any telegraph or telephone line, wire or cable, so unlawfully cut or tapped in this state, or make unauthorized use of the same, or who shall wilfully and maliciously prevent, obstruct, or delay, by any means or contrivance whatsoever the sending, conveyance, or delivery, in this state, of any unauthorized telegraphis message or communication by or through any telegraph or telephone line, cable or wire under the control of any telegraph or telephone company doing business in this state; or who shall wilfully or maliciously injure or destroy or Penalty for unintentionally permit to be injured or destroyed, or discon

destroved or discon lawfully inter

fering, etc., with nect, displace, cut, break, tap, ground or make any connec- electric light, tion with or in any way wilfully and maliciously interfere ailway propwith any of the poles, cable or wires legally erected, put or strung, electrical apparatus, appliance or machinery of any kind, used in the construction of or in the operating of any electrical street railway, or electric light plant, or plant used in the producing or generating electric power in this state; or who shall wilfully or maliciously injure or destroy or intentionally permit to be injured or destroyed any meter, pipe, conduit, wire, line, post, lamp, burner, heater, inachine, motor or other appliance or apparatus whatsoever belonging to a company engaged in the manufacture or sale of electricity for light, heat, power or other purposes, or who shall wilfully or maliciously prevent by any means or device whatsoever, any electric meter belonging to any corporation furnishing electric current for light, heat, power or other purposes from duly registering the quantity of electricity supplied by said company or in any way interferes with the

power or street

erty.

lawfully diverting electric current.

proper action or just registration by said meter in registerPenalty for un- ing the quantity of electricty passing through said meter or

alter the index in such meter or, without the consent of such company, wilfully or maliciously divert any electric current from any wire of such company, or otherwise wilfully or maliciously uses or causes to be used without the consent of such company any electricity manufactured or distributed by such company; or whoever, being a customer of said electric light company and having in his possession or under his control, a meter belonging to said company, wilfully permits any other person, unlawfully and without consent of said company, to disconnect, change, alter or interfere with the wires running into said meter, so as to divert tle electric current and prevent said meter from duly registering the quantity of electộicty supplied by said company; or who shall wilfully or maliciously aid, agree with, employ or conspire with any other person or persons to do any of the aforementioned unlawful acts shall be deemed guilty of felony and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 nor less than $50 or by an imprisonment in the penitertiary for a period of not less than one year nor more -than three years, or by both fine and imprisonment within

tje limits hereinbefore specified, at the discretion of the · court. Prosecutions under this act shall be by indictment in any court having criminal jurisdiction.

SECTION 2. That said section 3467a of the Revised Statutes of Ohio be and the same is hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

W. S. MCKINNON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

F. B. ARCHER,

President pro temi. of the Senate. Passed April 4, 1902.

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(Senate Bill No. 60.)

AN ACT

To promote the efficiency of the Ohio national guard, and to amend

sections 3078, 3080 and 3085 of the Revised Statutes.

Militia and military affairs:

Time, place and duration of encampment.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

Section 1. That section 3078, section 3080 (as amended April 16, 1900), and section 3085, Revised Statutes, are hereby amended so as to read as follows:

(Sec. 3078). The national guard shall encamp not less than eight or more than fourteen days in each year, and the commander in chief shall prescribe a time between May first and November first of each year for, and the place and manner of, assembling the troops for that purpose.

to organizations.

(Sec. 3080). Upon the approval of the adjutant gen- Yearly payment eral, there shall be allowed, annually, for the care of state property and other incidental expenses, to the headquarters of the division and of each brigade, the sum of three hundred dollars, to the headquarters of each regiment and unattached battalion a sum equal to sixty dollars for each company comprising the command, and to the band of each regiment and unattached battalion, and to each company of infantry, engineers, signal company, naval brigade and troop of cavalry, the sum of one hundred dollars; and to each battery of artillery, the sum of fifty dollars for each gun; these sums to be paid to the commanding officer of each organization, who shall account for these funds in such manner as may be directed by the commander in chief, provided that when the sum appropriated for such purpose is not sufficient for the full allowance of said amounts to each of such organizations, the adjutant general shall apportion the amount appropriated pro rata to the several organizations in the state, and provided, further, that no part of said money shall be paid to any organization until all the returns and reports required by law and orders sl:21! have been filed with the adjutant general.

(Sec. 3085). The state, acting through the adjutant Armories. general and the commanding officers of the different military organizations of the state, shall provide for each organization a suitable armory for the purpose of drill, and for the safe-keeping of the arms, equipment, uniforms and other military property furnished by the state, which armory shall be inspected and approved by an officer detailed by the commander in chief, whose report shall be filed in the office of the adjutant general, and that the sum of one hundred dollars per year shall be paid to the commanding generals of the division and each brigade, and the sum of three hundred dollars per year shall be paid to the commanding officer of each regiment, unattached battalion, company, battery, troop and regimental or unattached battalion band, to pay the necessary rental and expenses of such armory each year, but before these sums are paid, such officer shall execute a bond to the state of Ohio, in double the amount thereof, conditional for the proper expenditure of the amount, and to account for any unexpended balance on hand, and the sum of five hundred dollars shall be paid to the adjutant general each year, to pay for the expenses of inspecting such armories, and for seeing to the proper securing, distribution and expenditure of such funds, which sums shall be provided for by general appropriation, provided that no part of said money shall be paid to any organization until all the returns and reports required by law and orders shall have been filed with the adjutant general.

SECTION 2. That section 3078, section 3080 (as Repeals, etc. amended April 16, 1900), and section 3085, Revised Stat

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