gcls_citycode_1898_ 0065

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ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF GREENVILLE. 61

SEC. 2. That it shall be the duty of the police officers
of said city, and they are hereby authorized and required
to seize and secure cows, horses, mules, sheep, goats,
swine and cattle of every kind that may be found run-
ning at large and to impound the same in an enclosure to
be provided; and it shall be lawful for any person or per-
sons residing in the city to seize any cows, horses, mules,
sheep, goats, swine or every kind of cattle running upon
their premises and deliver the same to the policemen, to
be impounded as provided for in this Section.

SEC. 3. That upon the impounding of any such horse,
mule, sheep, goat or swine, the Chief of Police shall im-
mediately advertise the the same at the City Hall giving
a correct description thereof; and should the owner or
owers appear within four days thereafter and prove his
or their right to the possession of such cow, horse, mule,
sheep, goat or swine, then the said Chief of Police is
authorized to deliver the same to them on the payment
of one dollar and a half for each and every cow, horse
and mule, one dollar for each and every swine; one dol-
lar for each and every goat and sheep so delivered as a
fine hereby imposed for each and every cow, horse, mule,
sheep, goat or swine so found running at large : Provided,
That in the case of any cow, horse, mule, sheep, goat or
swine straying into the city from some place outside the
corporate limits of the city should be taken up as afore-
said, the fine shall be only the payment of expenses.

SEC. 4. That should no owner appear within the time
herein before prescribed, not appearing, shall fail or re-
fuse to pay the fine hereby imposed, then it shall be the
duty of the said Chief of Police to advertise for public
sale three days such cow, horse, mule, sheep, goat or
swine, for the satifaction of such fine; the excess of
such sale, if any there be, after paying such fine and
actual expenses incurred, to be deposited to the credit of
the City Council, to be given to the owner of the property
sold, upon the same being demanded within thirty days
after such sale.

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