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

Superintendent of education of Wilkinson county to pay for transporting children.

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 is hereby authorized to pay from the public school funds of the county for the transportation of children from the Corry, Macedonia, and Sims Mill Schools to Centerville School; provided the cost of said transportation does not exceed to an appreciable extent the cost of maintaining the aforesaid Corry, Macedonia, and Sims Mill Schools.

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

Approved February 16, 1924.

CHAPTER 718.

HOUSE BILL No. 780.

AN ACT to authorize and empower the board of supervisors of Winston county, in their discretion, to pay T. Z. and J. E. Woodward not exceeding one hundred and fifteen dollars ($115.00) for two horses injured while crossing county bridge in 1923.

Winston county may pay T. Z. & J. E. Woodward for horses injured.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Winston county are hereby fully authorized and empowered to pay T. Z. and J. E. Woodward the sum of one hundred and fifteen dollars ($115.00) or so much thereof as they may deem proper, for the injury of two horses by falling through a defective public bridge at Davis Mill crossing in Winston county in 1923.

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

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CHAPTER 719.

HOUSE BILL No. 419.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Winston county, Mississippi, to refund to the tax payers of Hinz Public School District the sum of $323.74.

Winston county to refund taxes to Hinz Public School District.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Winston county, Mississippi, be and it is hereby authorized to refund to those tax payers of Hinz Public School District in said county their pro rata share of that certain sum of money amounting to $323.74, paid by them as a special tax for employing an extra teacher for said school for the year 1923, and not used, and said fund being now in the county depository of Winston county, Mississippi.

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

Approved February 29, 1924.

CHAPTER 720.

HOUSE BILL No. 781.

AN ACT to authorize and empower the board of supervisors of Winston county, in their discretion, to pay H. W. Brooks and Sons not exceeding one hundred and fifty do lars ($150.00) for a mule killed while crossing county bridge in 1923.

Winston county may pay H. W. Brooks & Sons for mule killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Winston county are hereby fully authorized and empowered to pay H. W. Brooks and Sons the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00), or so much thereof as they may deem proper for a mule killed by falling through a defective public bridge across Panther Creek in Winston county in 1923.

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

Approved April 1, 1924.

CHAPTER 721.

HOUSE BILL No. 554.

AN ACT to authorize and empower the board of supervisors of Yalobusha county, Mississippi, in their discretion, to pay H. W. Gibson, a sum not exceeding one hundred and twenty five dollars ($125.00) for injuries to a mule caused by falling through a defective bridge. Yalobusha county may pay H. W. Gibson for mule injured.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Yalobusha county, Mississippi, in their discretion, be and they are hereby authorized,

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and empowered to pay H. W. Gibson a sum not exceeding one hundred and twenty five dollars ($125.00) damages for injuries to a mule owned by the said Gibson caused by falling through a defective bridge on the public highway of said county in 1923. Sec. 2. That this act take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 20, 1924.

CHAPTER 722.

HOUSE BILL No. 825.

AN ACT for the relief of W. P. Webster.

State Board of Health may license W. P. Webster.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That notwithstanding the fact that W. P. Webster has no diploma from a medical college, by reason of the state of Mississippi having changed the laws so as to require a diploma from a four year medical college at a time when said Webster had finished two years of such course, and was called and kept away from school by reason of sickness in his family.

That the State Board of Health shall examine said W. P. Webster and license him to practice medicine, if otherwise qualified; not taking into consideration his inability to produce a diploma from a reputable medical college.

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

Approved April 5, 1924.

CHAPTER 723.

HOUSE BILL No. 63.

AN ACT to restore the right of suffrage, citizenship, and jury qualifications, to Claud Pierce, of George county, state of Mississippi.

Restoring civil rights to Claud Pierce.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the right of suffrage, citizenship, and jury qualifications, be and the same hereby are restored to Claude Pierce, of George county, state of Mississippi.

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

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CHAPTER 724.

SENATE BILL No. 45.

AN ACT for the relief of John T. Sims, et al., citizens of Lafayette county, Mississippi.

Lafayette county may pay John T. Sims, and others for labor and material on public road.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Lafayette county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized, in their discretion, to pay to J. T. Sims et al., a sum of money not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1000.00) in the aggretate for labor performed and material furnished in the construction of a public road in the Dallas road district of said county.

Itemized accounts to be filed.

The said accounts for labor and material when filed with the board of supervisors of said county for payment shall be itemized and verified by affidavit. The said sum shall be paid from any road fund of said district, and if no funds be found in said district with which to pay said accounts, a special tax shall be levied by the board of supervisors of said Lafayette county upon the property that composes said district, the said tax levy to be made at a regular meeting of the board of supervisors in the year 1924, for the payment of said above named account. Provided, however, that no payment shall be made or tax levied under the provisions of this act until a petition requesting the same signed by a majority of the qualified electors of said road district is filed with the clerk of said board of supervisors.

Sec. 2. And if the said district is not now in existence, then a special tax shall be levied on the property in what formerly composed said district at the time said accounts accrued for labor and material as herein set forth.

Sec 3.

its passage.

That this act take effect and be in force from and after

Approved February 14, 1924.

CHAPTER 725.

SENATE BILL NO. 44.

AN ACT for the relief of J. E. Fudge, a citizen of Lafayette county, Mississippi.

Lafayette county may pay J. E. Fudge for injury to automobile.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Lafayette county, he and they are hereby authorized to pay to J. E. Fudge, a citizen of said county a sum of money, not exceeding $58.30 for damages in

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curred by injury to automobile of the said J. E. Fudge, because of a defective road in Beat No. 2 of said county. The said sum is payable at the discretion of said board of supervisors and may be paid out of the general funds of said county or out of the road funds of Beat 2 of said county, as the board of supervisors at their discretion may direct. Said damage having been sustained on a public road in said county in the year 1923.

Sec. 2. That this act be in effect from its passage.

Approved March 12, 1924.

CHAPTER 726.

SENATE BILL No. 33.

AN ACT for the relief of Pete Nunally, a citizen of Lafayette county, Mississippi.

Lafayette county may pay Pete Nunnally for personal injuries.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Lafayette county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized at their discretion to pay to Pete Nunnally, a citizen of said county, a sum of money, not exceeding $2000.00 for personal injuries to the said Pete Nunnally caused by his falling through a defective bridge on a public road in Beat No. 2 of said county. Said damage having been so sustained by the claimant within the last three years. That said appropriation shall be made from the general funds of said county, or from the road fund of Beat No. 2 of said county, as the supervisors in their discretion, may direct.

Sec. 2.

its passage.

That this act take effect and be in force from and after

Approved March 12, 1924.

CHAPTER 727.

HOUSE BILL No. 417.

AN ACT restoring the right of suffrage to Daniel Edwards, a citizen of Perry county, Mississippi.

Restoring civil rights to Daniel Edwards.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the right of suffrage be, and the same is hereby restored to Daniel Edwards, a citizen of Perry county, Mississippi.

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

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