Section 11-14-21

Expenditure of funds by sheriff.

The appropriation having been made and the sheriff having received payment thereof, it is his duty, so far as such appropriation will enable him, to keep the jail supplied with wholesome water for drinking and bathing, to keep drinking water accessible at all times to each prisoner and to keep it comfortably warm in cold weather, at all times clean and free from offensive odors and provided with necessary water closets or dry earth, beds, bedding, and clothing for the use of prisoners.

(Code 1886, §899; Code 1896, §1414; Code 1907, §143; Code 1923, §221; Code 1940, T. 12, §195.)