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for the purpose of paying any outstanding obligations against the general road fund of the county, and for the purpose of paying for work to be done on the public roads of Marion county during the year 1924, 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, 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 so published and the meeting at which the 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 from and after its passage.
Approved March 5, 1924.

CHAPTER 593.

HOUSE BILL No. 997.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Marion county to transfer certain funds to the general county fund.

Marion county may transfer certain funds.

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 their discretion, to transfer all or any part of the money now on hand in the county treasury to the credit of the sectional index fund, or which may be paid into said fund during the present fiscal year, to the general

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county fund of said county; provided, however, that such transfer of funds shall not be made until all legal claims, demands and contractual obligations, if any, have been discharged and satisfied in full.

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

Approved April 10, 1924.

CHAPTER 594.

HOUSE BILL No. 377.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Marshall county, Mississippi, in its discretion, to pay to Henry McClatchey the sum of eighty dollars ($80.00) for one animal killed by falling through bridge in said county, in December, 1922.

Marshall county may pay Henry McClatchey for animal killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Marshall county, be and it is hereby authorized in its discretion to pay Henry McClatchey the sum of eighty dollars ($80.00) for one animal killed by falling through a bridge in said county in the month of December, 1922.

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

Approved February 29, 1924.

CHAPTER 595.

HOUSE BILL No. 123.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Marshall county, in its discretion, to pay James Evans an amount not to exceed the sum of three hundred dollars ($300.00) for injuries caused by defective bridge in said county.

Marshall county may pay James Evans for personal injuries.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Marshall county, be and the same is hereby authorized and empowered, in its discreton, to pay James Evans an amount not to exceed in excess of three hundred dollars ($300.00) for personal injuries and expenses on account of said injuries, caused by a defective bridge in said county in the year 1914.

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

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CHAPTER 596.

HOUSE BILL NO. 312.

AN ACT authorizing the board of supervisors of Marshall county to pay Lewis Parker, at its discretion, a sum not exceeding one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) for one mare which fell through a defective bridge in said county and was killed.

Marshall county may pay Lewis Parker for mare killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Marshall county, Mississippi, are hereby authorized to pay Lewis Parker at the discretion of the board, a sum not exceeding one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) for one mare which fell through a defective bridge and in said county was killed, December 23rd, 1923.

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

Approved March 13, 1924.

CHAPTER 597.

HOUSE BILL No. 269.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Marshall county to pay McCray & Company a sum not exceeding fifty dollars ($50.00) for a mule which was killed by falling through a defective bridge in said county.

Marshall county may pay McCray & Company for mule killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Marshall county, in their discretion be and they are hereby authorized to pay to McCray & Company a sum not exceeding fifty dollars ($50.00) for a mule which was killed by falling through a defective bridge in said county. Said injury occurred on a bridge on a public highway in the year 1923.

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

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CHAPTER 598.

SENATE BILL NO. 383.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Monroe county to employ and pay for the services of a county demonstration agent for the remainder of the year 1924.

Monroe county may employ demonstration agent.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Monroe county be and they are hereby authorized in their discretion to contract with and employ a county demonstration agent for the remainder of the year 1924, after the passage of this act, and to pay him such salary thereof as they may deem necessary.

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

Approved March 20, 1924.

CHAPTER 599.

HOUSE BILL No. 864.

AN ACT to authorize and empower the board of supervisors of Monroe county, Mississippi, to pay J. S. Walden a sum not exceeding seventy five dollars ($75.00) for the loss of three cows killed by drinking dipping vat solution in said county in the year 1923.

Monroe county may pay J. S. Walden for cows killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Monroe county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized and empowered, in their discretion, to pay J. S. Walden a sum of money out of the general county fund not to exceed seventy-five dollars ($75.00) for the value of three cows killed in said county in the year 1923, by drinking dipping vat solution.

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

Approved April 1, 1924.

CHAPTER 600.

HOUSE BILL No. 62.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Montgomery county, Mississippi, to borrow money for road work in said county, and to repay the same.

Montgomery county may borow money for road work.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Montgomery county, Mississippi, may from time to time, without notice or an election,

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borrow money and pay the same into the common road fund of said county, and repay the same out of any money coming into said fund. No such loan may be made for a longer period than one year; the rate of interest shall not exceed six per centum per annum and the total amount of such loan outstanding shall not exceed four thousand dollars ($4,000.00). The president of said board, when authorized by said board, may execute the note or notes of said county payable to the lender in accordance with the terms of the loan, and said board of supervisors are hereby empowered, in their discretion, to levy a special tax on the taxable property of said county, for the purpose of repaying said note or notes. Provided, however, that no indebtedness shall be incurred under the provisions of this act until twenty-one days notice of the intent of the board so to do shall have been published in a newspaper with a general circulation in the county or district wherein the indebtedness is to be incurred; and if in the meantime, a petition is filed with the board signed by twenty per cent of the qualified electors of the county or district affected thereby protesting against the project, then no such proposed indebtedness shall be incurred until submitted to and ratified by a majority of the qualified electors of the county or district affected thereby. Sec. 2. That this act shall take effect and be in force from and after the date of its passage for a period of three years. Approved February 16, 1924.

CHAPTER 601.

HOUSE BILL No. 65.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Montgomery county, Mississippi, in its discretion, to pay Mrs. Willis Wright a sum of money not exceeding twenty five dollars ($25.00) for damages to horse and buggy by reason of defect in bridge on public road.

Montgomery county may pay Mrs. Willis Wright for damages to horse and buggy.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Montgomery county, Mississippi, be and it is hereby authorized and empowered, in its discretion, to pay Mrs. Willis Wright a sum of money not exceeding twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for damages to her horse and buggy by reason of defect in a bridge on public road in 1923.

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

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