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keeper any loss of or injury to goods or property brought to hotelkeeper in his hotel (not being a horse or other live animal or any gear appertaining thereto or any carriage), to a greater amount than $200, except in the following cases, that is to say:
1. When such goods or property shall have been stolen, lost or injured through the default or neglect of such hotel keeper or any servant in his employ ;
2. When such goods or property shall have been deposited expressly for safe custody with such hotel keeper:
Provided always that, in case of such deposit it shall be lawful for such hotel keeper if he thinks fit, to require as a condition to his liability that such goods or property shall be deposited in a box or other receptacle fastened and sealed by the person depositing the same. R.O. c. 31, s. 4.
5. If any hotel keeper shall refuse to receive for safe custody Refusal of as before inentioned any goods or property of his guest, or if to receive any such guest shall through any default of the hotel keeper goods into
safe custody be unable to deposit such goods or property as aforesaid, the hotel keeper shall not be entitled to the benefit of this Ordinance in respect of such goods or property. R.O. c. 31, s. 5.
ORDINANCE TO BE POSTED.
6. Every hotel keeper shall cause to be kept conspicuously This
Ordinance to posted in the office and public rooms in his hotel a copy of this
be posted Ordinance printed or plainly written, and he shall be entitled in hotels to the benefits of this Ordinance in respect of such goods or property only as shall be brought to his hotel while such copy shall be so posted as aforesaid. R.O. c. 31, s. 6.
An Ordinance respecting Keepers of Livery, Board
ing and Sale Stables. THE HE Lieutenant Governor by and with the advice and con
sent of the Legislative Assembly of the Territories enacts as follows:
1. This Ordinance may be cited as " The Livery Stable Keepers' Ordinance.” No. 40 of 1897, s. 1.
2. In this Ordinance unless the context otherwise requires : "Livery 1. The expression "livery stable keeper" means and includes stable keeper"
any person who for a money consideration or the equivalent thereof carries on the business of letting or hiring out carriages, sleighs or other vehicles, or horses or other animals, whether with or withont a carriage, sleigh or other vehicle, and whether accompanied by an employee of the livery stable
keeper or not; “Boarding
2. The expression “boarding stable keeper" means and instable keeper" cludes any person who, for a money consideration or its equiva
lent, stables, boards or cares for any animal ;
3. The expression “sales stable keeper" means and includes stable keeper"
any person who stables, boards or cares for any animal other than his own, with the intention of selling or disposing of the same, and who receives or is to receive payment for such services whether in the nature of a commission or otherwise. No. 40 of 1897, s. 2.
Lien on animals and effects
3. Every livery stable, boarding stable or sales stable keeper shall have a lien on the animals and effects hereinafter mentioned for the value or price of any food, care, attendance or
accommodation furnished for any such animal or effects and in Detention for addition to all other remedies provided by law may detain in indebtedness his custody and possession any animal, vehicle, harness, fur
nishings or other gear appertaining thereto and the personal effects of any person who is indebted to him for stabling, boarding or caring for such animal. No. 40 of 1897, s. 3.
Care of animals and effects detained
4. Every livery stable, boarding stable or sales stable keeper, who has exercised the right of detention by this Ordinance provided shall be obliged to keep in his possession and be responsible for the proper care of any animal or effects detained by him for the full period of such detention unless they shall
sooner be released ; and if the owner does not reclaim the public auction animals and effects so detained by paying the indebtedness in
respect of the same within one month from the commencement
who brought such animals or effects to the stable;
5. The proceeds derived from such sale shall be applied : Application
of proceeds (a) In paying the expenses incurred by such detention, of sale
advertising and sale : (b) In paying the debt for which such detention was made; and the surplus if any shall be paid to the person entitled thereto on application being made by him therefor. No. 40 of 1897, s. 5.
6. In case such owner does not apply for the same within Balance of one month from the day of such sale then such surplus shall proceeds it be handed over to the Territorial treasurer to be kept by him to be handed in a special trust account for one year, after which time if such treasurer owner does not appear or claim the amount so kept the same shall be paid over and belong to the general revenue fund of the Territories. No. 40 of 1897, s. 6.
ORDINANCE TO BE POSTED. 7. It shall be the duty of every livery stable, boarding copy of stable and sales stable keeper to have a copy of this Ordinance to be posted hung or posted in a conspicuous place in every such stable in stable and in default of compliance with this section he shall not be entitled to the benefit of this Ordinance. No. 40 of 1897, s. 7.
PERIODICAL CLEANSING OF STABLE.
thoroughly cleansed and
8. Every livery stable, boarding stable and sales stable stable to be keeper in the Territories shall in each and every year in the months of April and October thoroughly cleanse all the stalls, dininfected
', twice every Ihangers and feed boxes in such stable by thoroughly washing year the same with soap and hot water and immediately afterwards thoroughly applying to every part of the same a solution of bichloride of mercury in the following proportions, namely, one half drachm'to one gallon of water; and the keeper of any such stable who shall fail during each of the months aforesaid in
any year to cause such cleansing to be done shall for such default or omission on summary conviction before any justice of the peace
be liable for the first offence to a fine of not more than $10 and to fine of not more than $25 for every subsequent offence. No. 40 of 1897, s. 8.
An Ordinance respecting Auctioneers, Hawkers
HE Lieutenant Governor by and with the advice and con
sent of the Legislative Assembly of the Territories enacts as follows:
Interpretation 1. In this Ordinance the expression “hawker” or “pedler” “Hawker" “Pedler" means and includes any person who (being a principal or any
agent in the employ of any person) goes from house to house selling or offering for sale any goods, wares or merchandise or carries and exposes samples or patterns of any goods, wares or merchandise to be afterwards delivered within the Territories to any person not being a wholesale or retail dealer in such goods, wares or merchandise ; but shall not mean or include any person selling meat, fish, fruit, agricultural implements, sewing machines or farm produce by retail. No. 38 of 1897, s. 29 (1); No. 40 of 1898, s. 11.
License to pursue certain callings
2. No person shall follow the calling or pursue the business of an auctioneer, hawker or pedler within the Territories without having first obtained a license therefor, which license shall be issued by such person as the Lieutenant Governor in Council may authorise.
authorise. R.O. c. 37, s. 1; No. 35 of 1892, s. 8.
Application for license
3. Every applicant for a hawker's or pedler's license shall as part of his application for such license furnish a statement in writing containing a full description of the goods, wares and merchandise which he proposes to sell or offer for sale under such license. No. 38 of 1897, s. 29 (3).
4. On every application for a license under this Ordinance there shall be paid :
(a) For a hawker's or pedler's license the sum of $25;
the sum of $10 and on every subsequent consecutive
Hawker's sales limited
5. No hawker or pedler shall sell or offer for sale any goods, wares or merchandise other than those set forth in his application for license. No. 38 of 1897, s. 29 (3).
Duration of license
6. Every license issued under this Ordinance shall expire on the thirty-first day of December of the year in which it is issued. R.O. c. 37, s. 3
7. Any person violating the provisions of this Ordinance shall be liable, on summary conviction thereof, to a fine not exceeding $100 and costs of prosecution. R.O. c. 37, s. 4.