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issued by the same officers as the other certificates required by this article. Such vacation certificate shall specify the time in which the child niay be employed in a mercantile establishment, which in no case shall be other than the time in which the public schools where such children reside, are closed for a vacation.

§ 167. Registry of children employed.—The owner, manager or agent of a mercantile establishment employing children, shall keep or cause to be kept, in the office of such establishment, a register, in which shall be recorded the name, birthplace, age and place of residence of all children so employed under the age of sixteen years. Such register and the certifi. cates filed in such office shall be produced for inspection, upon the demand of an officer of the board, department or commissioner of health of the town, village or city where such establishment is situated.

§ 168. Wash-rooms and water-closets.-Suitable and proper washrooms and water-closets shall be provided in, adjacent to or connected with mercantile establishments where women and children are employed. Such rooms and closets shall be so located and arranged as to be easily accessible to the employees of such establishments. Such water-closets shall be properly screened and ventilated, and, at all times, kept in a clean condition. The water-closets assigned to the female employees of such establishments shall be separate from those assigned to the male employees. If a mercantile establishment has not provided wash-rooms and water-closets, as required by this section, the board or department of health or health commissioners of the town, village or city where such establishment is situated, shall cause to be served upon the owner of the building occupied by such establishment, a written notice of the omission and directing such owner to comply with the provisions of this section respecting such wash-rooms and water-closets. Such owner shall, within fifteen days after the receipt of such notice, cause such wash-rooms and water-closets to be provided.

$ 169. Lunch-rooms.-If a lunch-room is provided in a mercantile establishment where females are employed, such lunch-room shall not be next to or adjoining the water-closets, unless permission is first obtained from the board or department of health or health commissioners of the town, village or city where such mercantile establishment is situated. Such permission shall be granted unless it appears that proper sanitary conditions do not exist, and it may be revoked at any time by the board or department of health or health commissioner, if it appears that such lunchroom is kept in a manner or in a part of the building injurious to the health of the employees.

$ 170. Seats for women in mercantile establishments.-Chairs, stools or other suitable seats shall be maintained in mercantile establishments for the use of female employees therein, to the number of at least one seat for every three females employed, and the use thereof by such employees shall be allowed at such times and to such extent as may be necessary for the preservation of their health. If the duties of the female employees, for the use of whom the seats are furnished, are to be principally performed in front of a counter, table, desk or fixture, such seats shall be

placed in front thereof; if such duties are to be principally performed behind such counter, table, desk or fixture, such seats shall be placed behind the same.

§ 171. Employment of women and children in basements.-Women or children shall not be employed or directed to work in the basement of a mercantile establishment, unless permitted by the board or department of health, or health commissioner of the town, village or city where such mercantile establishment is situated. Such permission shall be granted unless it appears that such basement is not sufficiently lighted and ventilated, and is not in good sanitary condition.

§ 172. Enforcement of article.— The board or department of health or health commissioners of a town, village or city affected by this article shall enforce the same and prosecute all violations thereof. Proceedings to prosecute such violations must be begun within thirty days after the alleged offense was committed. All officers and members of such boards or department, all health commissioners, inspectors and other persons appointed or designated by such boards, departments or commissioners may visit and inspect, at reasonable hours and when practicable and necessary, all mercantile establishments within the town, village or city for which they are appointed. No person shall interfere with or prevent any such officer from making such visitations and inspections, nor shall be be obstructed or injured by force or otherwise while in the performance of his duties. All persons connected with any such mercantile establishment shall properly answer all questions a ked by such officer or inspector in reference to any of the provisions of this article.

§ 173. Copy of article to be posted.—A copy of this article shall be posted in three conspicuous places in each mercantile establishment af. fected by its provisions.

ARTICLE XII.
Examination and Registration of Horseshoers.

Section 180. Application of article.

181. Board of examiners.
182. Examination of applicants.
183. Registration of horseshoers.
184. Practice without examination.

Section 180. Application of article. This article applies to all cities of the state. [As amended by L. 1899, ch. 558.]

§ 181. Board of examiners.--There shall continue to be a board of examiners of horseshoers consisting of one veterinarian, two master horseshoers and two journeymen horseshoers, all of whom shall be citizens and residents of the cities of the state. The examiners in office when this chapter takes effect shall continue therein until the thirty-first day of December following the date of the expiration of the terms for which they were respectively appointed, and thereafter their successors shall be appointed by the governor for a term of five years. [As amended by L. 1899, ch. 558.]

8 182. Examination of applicants.—The board of examiners shall, as often as necessary, hold sessions in the several cities for the purpose of

examining applicants, desiring to practice as master or journeyman horseshoers. A person is not qualified to take such examination unless he has served an apprenticeship at horseshoeing for at least three years. If the person examined is shown to be qualified to practice horseshoeing, the board shall issue to him a certificate stating his name and residence, the time when examined, when and where his apprenticeship was served, and that he is qualified to practice as a master or journeyman horseshoer. Before he is entitled to be examined, an applicant must file with the board a written application stating his name, place of residence, and when, where and with whom his apprenticeship has been served. The board shall receive as compensation a fee of fire dollars from each person examined. [As amended by L. 1899, ch. 558.]

$ 183. Registration of horseshoers.-- Each journeyman or master horseshoer shall present such certificate to the clerk of the county where he proposes to practice, and such clerk shall cause his name, residence and place of business to be registered in a book to be known as the “ master and journeyman horseshoers' register.” For each name so registered, the clerk is entitled to a fee of twenty-five cents. No person shall practice horseshoeing as a master or journeyman horseshoer in any city of the state unless he is registered and has a certificate, as provided by this article. [A8 amended by L. 1899, ch. 558.]

§ 184. Practice without examination.- A person who has practiced as a master or journeyman horseshoer within the United States continuously for a period of three years may present to the board of examiners his affidavit, stating his name, age, place of residence and when and where he has practiced as such horseshoer. The board shall thereupon issue to him a certificate stating the facts set forth in such affidavit, and that such person is entitled to practice as a master or journeyman horseshoer, as the case may be. The person to whom the certificate is issued shall present it to the county clerk of the county where he intends to practice, aud his name shall be registered, as provided in the preceding section. Such person may thereafter practice as a master or journeyman horseshoer in such county without examination. The board is entitled to a fee of one dollar for each certificate issued under this section. [As amended by L. 1899, ch. 558.)

ARTICLE XIII.

Laws Repealed; When to Take Effect.

Section 190. Laws repealed.

191. When to take effect.

Section 190. Laws repealed.-Of the laws enumerated in the schedule hereto annexed, that portion specified in the third column thereof is repealed.

§ 191. When to take effect.—This chapter shall take effect the first day of June, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven.

SCHEDULE OF LAWS REPEALED.

All...

Laws of
Sections.

Subject of act.
1870, ch. 385.... All, except $ 4..... Hours of labor regulated.
1871, ch. 934.... 3.

Duties of factory inspector as to

apprentices. 1881, ch. 298.... All, except & 2. Seats for female employees. 1883, ch. 356.. All, except $ 3. Bureau of labor statistics. 1885, ch. 314.... All.

Scaffolding for use of employees

on buildings. 1885, ch. 376.... All.

Payment of wages by receiver of

corporations. 1886, ch. 151.... All.

Hours of labor on street, surface

and elevated railroads in cities

of over 500,000. 1886, ch. 409.... All, except first $ 21. Factory inspector; employment of

children and women in fac

tories, tenements, etc. 1886, ch. 410.... All.....

State board of arbitration and

mediation. Superseded by L.

1887, ch. 63. 1887, ch. 63.....

State board of mediation and

arbitration. 1887, ch. 462.... All......

Amends L. 1886, ch. 409. 1887, ch. 529. All, except $ 2. Hours of labor of employees of

street, surface and elevated railroads in cities of over

100,000. 1888, ch. 437.... All..

Amends L. 1871, ch. 934, $ 3. 1889, ch. 380.... All.

Preference to citizens of state as

laborers on public works. 1889, ch. 381.... All.

Cash payment of wages by corpo

ration. 1889, ch. 385.... All.

Registration of labels, etc., by

trades unions. 1889, ch. 560.... All......

Amends L. 1886, ch. 409. 1890, ch. 388.... All, except $ 2. Weekly payment of wages by

corporations. 1890, ch. 394.... All, except $$ 8,13,20. Inspection of mines. 1890, ch. 398.... All....

Amends L. 1886, ch. 409. 1891, ch. 214.... All.

Amends L. 1885, ch. 314. 1892, ch. 517. All, except $ 5. Examination of scaffoldings. 1892, ch. 667. All, except $ 2. Safety of workmen in mines. 1892, ch. 673.... All......

Amends L. 1886, ch. 409. 1892, ch. 711. All, except $ 4. Hours of service on railroads. 1893, ch. 173.... All, except § 6. Amends L. 1886, ch. 409. 1893, ch. 219... All.....

Labels, etc., of trades unions. 1893, ch. 339. All.

Amends L. 1892, ch. 667. 1893, ch. 691.... All, except $ 3. .. Hours of labor in brickyards. 1893, ch. 715. All.

Amends L. 1892, ch. 517. 1893, ch. 717.... All..

Amends L. 1890, ch, 388.

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Subject of act.
Stone used in state or municipal

works to be dressed within the

state.
Badges of factory inspectors.
Amends L. 1870, ch. 385, $ 2.
Sale of convict-made goods.
Abolishes office of mining inspec-

tor.
Amends L. 1894, ch. 277.
Manufacture of flour and meal

products.
Deputy mine inspector.
Amends L. 1892, ch. 667, 8 1.
Payment of wages of employees

of co-partnerships by receiver. Examination and registration of

horseshoers. Employment of women and chil

dren in mercantile establish

ments.
Amends L. 1895, ch, 518.
Amends L. 1893, ch. 691, $ 2.
Labelling and marking convict-

made goods.
Protection of persons employed

on buildings in course of con.

struction.
Free employment bureaus.
Amends L. 1886, ch. 409.
Amends L. 1896, ch. 271, $$ 3, 4, 6.

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Penalties for Violation of the Labor Law.

LAWS OF 1897, CHAPTER 416. Ax Act to amend the penal code, relative to violations of provisions of the

labor law. Section 1. Sections three hundred and eighty-four-b and four hundred and fortyseven-a of the penal code are hereby amended to read as follows:

$ 384b. Unlawful dealing in convict-made goods.-A person who

1. Sells or exposes for sale convict-made goods, wares or merchandise, without a license therefor, or having such license does not transmit to the secretary of state the statement required by article four of the labor law;

or

2. Sells, offers for sale, or has in his possession for sale any such convict-made goods, wares or merchandise without the brand, mark or label required by article four of the labor law; or

3. Removes or defaces or in any way alters such brand, mark or label,

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