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AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Madison county to pay Minnie Hughes for mule killed by falling through defective bridge.

Madison county may pay Minnie Hughes for mule killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Madison county be authorized to pay Minnie Hughes the sum of $150.00 or so much thereoaf as in their discretion they see fit, for a mule killed on August 11th, 1923, by falling through a defective bridge on a public highway in said county.

Sec. 2. That this act take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 13, 1924.

CHAPTER 585.

HOUSE BILL No. 758.

AN ACT authorizing the board of supervisors of Madison county, Mis sissippi, to appropriate a sum of money for the purpose of paying onethird of the cost of paving the streets around the court house grounds and bordering on the county jail lot in Canton.

Madison county may pay for street paving around court house.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Madison county, Mississippi, be and it is hereby authorized, in its discretion, to appropriate a sum of money not to exceed twelve thousand dollars ($12,000.00) out of any of the county funds not otherwse appropriated, for the purpose of paying one-third of the cost of paving that part of Center, Peace, Liberty and Union streets bordering on and adjoining the court house grounds in Canton, Mississippi. May appropriate $1,000.00.

That the board of supervisors of Madison county, Mississippi, be and it is hereby authorized, in its discretion, to appropriate a sum of money not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) out of any of the county funds not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying one-third of the cost of paving that part of Academy street bordering on and adjoining the county jail lot in Canton, Mississippi.

Sec. 2. That this act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

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CHAPTER 586.

HOUSE BILL No. 759.

AN ACT authorizing the board of supervisors of Madison county to borrow the road bond sinking funds of the county and of the supervisors district for the years 1924, 1925, 1926, and 1927.

Madison county may borow from road bond sinking fund.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Madison county, Mississippi, be and it is hereby authorized, in its discretion, to borrow a sum of money not to exceed $50,000.00 in any one year, from any or all of the county and supervisor's district road bond sinking funds, for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the county for the years 1924, 1925, 1926, and 1927, and the chancery clerk of Madison county, Mississippi, and the county depository of Madison county, Mississippi, are hereby authorized to lend said board any sum not to exceed an aggregate of $50,000.00 in any one year out of any or all of said county or supervisor's district road bond sinking funds, and the board of supervisors may issue their negotiable notes therefor maturing not later than February 15th of the year succeeding the year in which they were issued. The notes herein authorized shall bear interest at a rate not to exceed six per centum per annum, to be fixed by the board of supervisors. However, this act shall not authorize the said board to borrow any sum in excess of its authority now given under the general laws of 1920.

Taxes to be levied to pay amount borrowed.

Sec. 2. That for the payment of such loan or loans, the board of supervisors shall levy taxes each year sufficient to pay the amount borrowed for use that year, with interest, and such notes shall be paid out of the first money collected for taxes for the year in which they are issued.

Limitations on borrowing of funds.

Sec. 3. That the money borowed from said sinking funds shall in no event exceed the amount on deposit in any of the said sinking funds in excess of the amount necessary to provide for the payment of the principal and interest of bonds falling due in the year in which said money is borrowed.

Sec. 4. That this act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

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AN ACT authorizing the board of supervisors of Madison county to pay Allen Peterson for personal injuries.

Madison county may pay Allen Peterson for personal injuries.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Madison county be and they are hereby empowered, in their discretion, to pay Allen Peterson, out of the general county fund, a sum not to exceed $250.00 for personal injuries suffered by him on a bridge across the Camden and Cameron road in said county.

Sec. 2. That this act take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved April 10, 1924.

CHAPTER 588.

SENATE BILL No. 509.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Madison county, state of Mississippi, to borrow money for the maintenance of certain consolidated school and providing how same shall be paid.

Madison county may borrow money to maintain certain schools.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Madison county, Mississippi, be and the same is hereby authorized to borrow for a period of two years an amount not to exceed $300.00, same to be used in extending the school term in the Center Consolidated School District. That said loan be made in conformity with provisions of chapter 227 of the laws of Mississippi, of 1920.

Sec. 2. The loan mentioned in section 1 of this act to be paid to the Center Consolidated School District in two equal annual payments for the school maintenance levy as now imposed on said district.

Sec. 3. That this act take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

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CHAPTER 589.

SENATE BILL No. 250.

AN ACT to authorize and empower the board of supervisors of Marion county, Mississippi, in its discretion, to pay Jim Smith a sum not exceeding two hundred dollars for cattle killed in the year 1921 by drinking solution used in dipping vats for the eradication of cattle tick. Marion county may pay Jim Smith for cattle killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Marion county be and they are hereby authorized and empowered in its discretion to pay Jim Smith a sum not exceeding two hundred dollars for five head of cattle killed from drinking solution used in dipping vats for the eradication of the cattle tick.

Sec. 2. That this act take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved April 10, 1924.

CHAPTER 590.

SENATE BILL No. 229.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Marion county, in its discretion, to pay Dr. J. G. Prime the sum of $100.00 for the loss of cattle killed by drinking dipping vat solution.

Marion county may pay Dr. J. G. Prime for cattle killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Marion county be and they are hereby authorized to pay Dr. J. G. Prime a sum not to exceed $100.00 in payment for cattle killed in the year 1921, by drinking poisonous dipping vat solution.

Sec. 2. That this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved April 10, 1924.

CHAPTER 591.

HOUSE BILL No. 519.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Marion county to borrow not exceeding forty thousand dollars for the purpose of paying outstanding obligations and current expenses of said county, and to levy annually a special tax to pay same.

Marion county may borrow money to pay obligations and current expensesMay issue negotiable notes.

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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Marion county be and are hereby authorized and empowered in their discreton, to bor

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row money or sums of money, not to exceed the total sum of forty thousand dollars, for the purpose of paying outstanding obligations against the general county fund and the gravel road funds, and for paying current general county expenses, and to issue the negotiable loan warrants or notes of the county therefor, bearing interest at not more than six per centum per annum and payable annually, and to be due and payable in equal amounts, on the 15th day of February, A. D. 1925, 1926, and 1927, respectively, and said board is also authorized and empowered to make a special tax levy annually at the time provided by law for making the general county tax levy, for the purpose of paying said loan warrants at maturity, together with the annual interest thereon.

Three weeks notice to be given of intention to issue notes.

Sec. 2. Said notes or negotiable loan warrants shall not be issued until the board of supervisors shall have published notice of its intention to issue same, said notice to be published once each week for three weeks in some newspaper having a general circulation in said county, with not less than twenty-one days nor more than sixty days intervening between the time of the first notice and the meeting at which said board proposes to issue said notes or loan warrants, and if, within that time, twenty per cent of the resident adult tax payers of the county, exclusive of those who pay poll tax only, shall protest against the issuance of said notes or loan warrants, the said notes or loan warrants shall not be issued unless authorized by a majority of the qualified electors of said county voting at an election to be called by said board and held for that purpose.

Sec. 3. That this act take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 5, 1924

CHAPTER 592.

HOUSE BILL No. 518.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Marion county to borrow not exceeding the sum of fifty thousand dollars, for the purpose of paying off outstanding obligations against the general road fund of the county, and for the purpose of paying for working the public roads of the county during the year 1924, and to levy annually a special tax to pay same.

Marion county may borrow money to pay obligations against road fund-May issue negotiable notes.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Marion county, be and are authorized and empowered in their discretion to borrow money or sums of money not to exceed the total of fifty thousand dollars

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