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the place or house wherein the same is stored or packed. [G. O. No. 504, Sec. 4.

SEC. 5. Permit-by whom issued, provisions of. -All permits provided for by this ordinance shall be issued by the clerk of the board of health, by and with the authority of said board. No permit for cutting ice shall be issued to cover more than three acres. The board of health may at any time recall any permit if any of the rules or orders of said board are violated. The board of health shall prescribe the form of all applications and permits provided for by this ordinance. [G. O. No. 504, Sec. 5.

SEC. 6. Penalty.-Any person who shall violate, fail, neglect or refuse to comply with any provision, regulation or requirement in this ordinance contained shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than five hundred dollars for each offense. [G. O. No. 504, Sec. 6.

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SECTION 1. Office created; term.-There is hereby created the office of public impounder, whose duty it shall be to enforce all ordinances regulating or in any manner relating to dogs, hogs, horses, mules, asses, sheep, goats and cattle, or either of said classes of animals. He shall be appointed at the same time, or as soon thereafter as possible, and in the same manner as other appointive city officers, and shall unless

sooner removed, hold his office for the term of two years from the third Monday in April, 1886, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified. The appointment shall be made every two years thereafter. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 1, Sec. 1.

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SEC. 2. Bond to be given. Before entering upon his duties he shall give bond to the city of St. Joseph, with good and sufficient securities, residents of the city, to be approved by the comptroller, in such sum as is provided by ordinance, conditioned upon the faithful performance of his official duties, and those of his appointees, and that he will promptly account to the city of St. Joseph for all moneys received by him in his official capacity. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 1, Sec. 2.

SEC. 3. To provide suitable pound.—He shall, at his own expense, but under the direction of the city engineer, provide a suitable pound wherein he shall impound any animal found running at large contrary to any provision of the ordinances of the city. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 1, Sec. 3.

SEC. 4. Must keep record. He shall keep a record in which he shall enter all his official transactions, the time when any animal is impounded, a minute description of the same, where found, when and by whom redeemed, or when sold, a minute of the notice, sale, price paid and to whom sold. Said record shall be legibly written and kept clean, and there shall be no interlineations or erasures in it. It shall be open at all times to the inspection of any person. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 1, Sec. 4.

SEC. 5. May employ assistants. He may employ one or more assistants, the number to be fixed by the mayor, to aid him in enforcing the provisions of this ordinance; and the compensation of such assistants shall be fixed and paid by the impounder: Provided, that the city shall, under no circumstances, be responsible for such compensation. He shall discharge any assistant when ordered to do so by the mayor. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 1, Sec. 5.

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ARTICLE II.

IMPOUNDING LIVE STOCK.

1. What live stock may be impounded. 2. Duties of impounder; fees.

3. No other compensation except. 4. Must not be obstructed.

5. Report to comptroller.

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6. Animal must not be turned loose.
7. City clerk to attend sales and keep
a record.

8. Penalty for failing to comply, etc.

What live stock may be impounded.Hogs, horses, mules, asses, sheep, goats and cattle are hereby prohibited from running at large within the city limits, and all such animals found running at large within said limits shall be taken up and impounded by the public impounder. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 2, Sec. 1.

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SEC. 2. Duties of impounder; fees.-Whenever any live stock is taken up under and by authority of this ordinance, it shall be the duty of the public impounder to return the same to the owner thereof upon payment to the impounder of the following sums, to wit: For each horse, mule, ass, cow or other animal not especially mentioned, one dollar; and for each hog, sheep or goat, fifty cents. These sums shall be in addition to the sum of twenty-five cents for each day any such animal may have been in the pound. The party claiming any such animal shall show by satisfactory proof that he is entitled to the same. If any such animal remains in the pound three days without being claimed, the public impounder shall proceed to advertise the same for sale by advertisement published one time in the official paper of the city giving a description of the animal, together with the time, terms and place of sale. If no owner appears at or before the time of sale to claim said animal, the public inpounder shall sell the same at public auction to the highest bidder for cash. And all moneys arising from such sale, after deducting the fees of the public impounder, shall

be paid into the city treasury by the public impounder for the general fund. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 2, Sec. 2. Amended G. O. No. 557.

SEC. 3. No other compensation except.-The compensation of the public impounder shall in no wise exceed the amount of fees as provided in this ordinance and the ordinance relating to dogs, and all expenses of every kind, except the cost of advertisements required by the last preceding section, (which shall be paid by the city), shall be paid by the public impounder. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 2, Sec. 3.

SEC. 4. Must not be obstructed.-No person shall obstruct the public impounder or his assistants in the lawful discharge of their duties as provided in this ordinance. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 2, Sec. 4.

SEC. 5. Report to comptroller.-The public impounder shall, on the first day of each month, report to the city comptroller the amount of receipts and the expenses incurred in enforcing the provisions of this ordinance and the ordinance relating to dogs. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 2, Sec. 5.

SEC. 6. Animal not to be turned out.-No person shall turn loose or cause to be turned loose from any pen or enclosure, any animal for the purpose of causing the same to be impounded. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 2, Sec. 6.

SEC. 7. City clerk to attend sales and keep record.—The city clerk or some one authorized to act in his stead, shall attend all sales of animals made under the provisions of this ordinance, keep a record of such sale, a minute description of the article sold, date of sale, price paid and to whom sold; and shall make and certify to a copy of such record when required so to do by any city officer for his exclusive use. To this end it shall be the duty of the public impounder to notify said clerk of the time and place of sale of any animal. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 31, Art. 2, Sec. 7.

SEC. 8. Penalty for failing to comply, etc.—Any person violating, failing, neglecting or refusing to comply with any provision, regulation or requirement of this ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof before the judge of the police court, shall be fined not less than five dollars nor more than five hundred dollars. [R. O. 1888, Chap. 21, Art. 2, Sec. 8.

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SECTION 1. Office of inspector created-appointment-term-bond.-There shall be appointed in the city of St. Joseph, by the mayor thereof, subject to confirmation by a majority of the common council, an officer to be styled inspector of licenses, weights and measures, who shall hold his office for a term of two years and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified, and before entering upon his duties he shall give bond in the sum of one thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of said office. [G. O. No. 511, Sec. 1.

SEC. 2. General duties of.—It shall be the duty of said inspector, when any place of business is first opened in the city where scales, weights and measures or other instruments for weighing or measuring articles of merchandise or other things for purchase or sale, are used, to examine and test the accuracy of such scales, weights, measures and other instruments of weight or measurement, and to seal the same when found or made correct by him according to the standard prescribed by the United States and the state of Missouri.

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