(70 ILCS 1230/5) (from Ch. 105, par. 97)
    Sec. 5. No such board of park commissioners shall be hereby authorized to extend any of its park or boulevard system outside of or beyond the limits of the district or territory, the property of which shall be taxable for the maintenance of the parks under the control of such board of park commissioners, except into, over and upon public waters or rivers adjoining or being a part of such district.
(Source: Laws 1903, p. 256.)