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sum of not exceeding one hundred and fifty thousand dollars to aid in the establishment and location of the Delta Teachers' College. Said bonds shall be issued under and in conformity with. the law governing the issuance of all general bonds, as provided by law, and shall not be included in computing any limit which is now placed by law on the amount of bonds to be issued by said county. The proceeds of the sale of said bonds shall be used for the purchase of land or erecting a building, or buildings, or in any other way to aid in the location of the said Delta Teachers' College. Sec. 2. That this act take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved April 9, 1924.

CHAPTER 708.

HOUSE BILL No. 925.

AN ACT authorizing the board of supervisors of Washington county, to appropriate $300.00 a month to the Greenville Public Library. Washington county may appropriate to Greenville Public Library.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Washington county be and it is hereby authorized to appropriate, in its discretion, as much as $300.00 per month for the support of the Greenville Public Library.

Sec. 2. That this act shall be in force from and after its passage.
Approved April 1, 1924.

CHAPTER 709.

SENATE BILL No. 414.

AN ACT authorizing and empowering the board of supervisors of Wayne county, Mississippi, to borrow the sum of $3,000.00 or so much thereof as is necessary for the purpose of repairing the sewer line connected with the county court house and school building in the town of Waynesboro, Mississippi.

Wayne county may borrow money to repair sewer line.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Wayne county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized and empowered within their discretion to borrow the sum of $3,000.00 or so much thereof as is necessary for the purpose of repairing the sewer line connected with the court house and the high school in the town of Waynesboro, Mississippi.

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

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AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Wayne county, Mississippi, in their discretion, to pay John P. Davis a sum of money which they deem just and reasonable for making a revision of assessment roll as ordered by the tax commission under sections 11 and 16, chapter 323, of the laws of 1920.

Wayne county may pay John P. Davis for making revision of assessment roll.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Wayne county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized in their discretion to pay John P. Davis a sum of money not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) which they deem just and reasonable for services in making revision of the assessment roll of Wayne county, Mississippi, for the board of supervisors of said count, for the year 1923, as required by sections 11 and 16 of chapter 323 of the laws of 1920, to comply with the order of the state tax commission.

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

Approved March 20, 1924.

CHAPTER 711.

HOUSE BILL No. 1050.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Wayne county, Mississippi, in their discretion, to pay John P. Davis a sum of money which they deem just and reasonable, for making revision of assessment roll as ordered by the tax commission under sections 11 and 16, chapter 323 of the laws of 1920.

Wayne county may pay John P. Davis for making revision of assessment roll.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Wayne county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized in their discretion to pay John P. Davis a sum of money not exceeding $500.00 which they deem just and reasonable for services in making revision of the assessment roll of Wayne county, Mississippi, for the board of supervisors of said county for the year 1922, as required by sections 11 and 16 of chapter 323 of the laws of 1920, to comply with the order of the state tax commission.

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

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CHAPTER 712.

HOUSE BILL No. 963.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Webster county to pay George Few fifty two dollars and fifty one cents ($52.51) for services performed as special deputy sheriff of said county in arresting and bringing prisoner from Scottsboro, Alabama, to said county.

Webster county may pay George Few for services as special deputy sheriff.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Webster county are hereby authorized to pay George Few fifty two dollars and fifty one cents ($52.51) for acting as special deputy sheriff of said county in arresting and bringing prisoner from Scottsboro, Alabama, to said county.

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

Approved April 8, 1924.

CHAPTER 713.

HOUSE BILL No. 765.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Webster county and the county superintendent of education to pay to J. B. Scott for transporting children to and from school in Cumberland Consolidated School District for the first two months of the winter term of 1919 and 1920.

Webster county and superintendent of education may pay J. B. Scott for transporting pupils.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors and the county superintendent of education of Webster county, are hereby authorized, in their discretion, to pay J. B. Scott, of said county, one hundred dollars ($100.00) for transporting certain school children to and from school in Cumberland Public School District for the first months of the winter term of 1919 and 1920.

Sec. 2. That this act take effect and be in force from and after its approval by the governor.

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AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Wilkinson county to borrow not exceding the sum of twenty thousand dollars for the purpose of purchasing land for the county agricultural high school, equipping same and erecting buildings thereon, and to repair dormitories and other school buildings and to levy annually a special tax to pay

same.

Wilkinson county may borrow money to purchase land for Agricultural High School, etc.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Wilkinson county be and are hereby authorized and empowered, in their discretion, to borrow money or sums of money, not to exceed the sum of twenty thousand dollars, for the purpose of purchasing land for the county agricultural high school and equipping such land with stock, machinery and tools and erecting buildings thereon, and to repair dormitories and other school buildings; and to issue negotiable loan warrants therefor, bearing interest at not more than six per cent per annum and to mature as ordered by the board, and to make the necessary tax levy annually at the time provided by law for making the general county tax levy, on all the taxable property in Wilkinson county to pay said warrants.

Petitions to be filed.

Sec. 2. That the provisions of this act shall not become opera-" tive until petitions containing 20% of the qualified electors of Wilkinson county shall have been filed with said board of supervisors praying therefor. Should the said petition be so filed with said board or filed with the clerk thereof in vacation, the same shall be held for ten days without action, and in either event, should a counter petition be filed with the said board or the clerk thereof, signed by at least 20% of the qualified electors, protesting against said proposition, then the provisions of section one of this act shall not become operative until the question of borrowing said money. shall have been submitted to and ratified by a majority of the qualified electors of Wilkinson county. Should it become necessary to hold said election, the same shall be held in conformity with the laws of this state relative to such elections, as far as same are applicable.

Limitation on use of money.

Sec. 3. Any money borrowed under the authority conferred by this act shall be used by the board of trustees of the Wilkinson County Agricultural High School for the purpose of purchasing

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land for the school and equipping such land with stock, machinery, tools and erecting buildings thereon, and to repair dormitories and other school buildings.

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

Approved March 26, 1924.

CHAPTER 715.

HOUSE BILL No. 61.

AN ACT authorizing the superintendent of education of Wilkinson county, state of Mississippi, to pay for the transportation of certain school children.

Superintendent of education to pay transportation of certain pupils.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the county superintendent of education of Wilkinson county, state of Mississippi, be and he is hereby authorized to pay from the public school funds of the county for the transportation of children from the Glenwild and Mount Pleasant Schools to Centerville School. Provided the cost of said transportation does not exceed to an appreciable extent the cost of maintaining the aforesaid Glenwild and Mount Pleasant Schools. Sec. 2. That this act take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved January 30, 1924.

CHAPTER 716.

HOUSE BILL No. 926.

AN ACT to validate the act of the board of supervisors of Wilkinson county, Mississippi, in auditing and allowing the claim of E. E. Richardson, county assessor, in the sum of two hundred dollars for assessing dogs for the years 1919 and 1920.

Validating action of board of supervisors of Wilkinson county in the claim of E. E. Richardson.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the act of the board of supervisors of Wilkinson county, Mississippi, in auditing and allowing the claim of E. E. Richardson, county assessor, in the sum of two hundred dollars, for assessing dogs for the years 1919 and 1920, be and the same is in all things and respects hereby made valid and legal, and all irregularities or defects, if any, in auditing and allowing said claim of two hundred dollars, are hereby cured.

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

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