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belonging to and for cost of recovering and repairing the damage to his hay press, and engine; all of which expense, loss, and damage was sustained on December 21st, 1923, through and by reason of the collapse of a 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 April 1, 1924.

CHAPTER 466.

HOUSE BILL No. 859.

AN ACT authorizing the board of supervisors of Clay county, Mississippi, to purchase and pay therefor, for the benefit of supervisor's district No. 5, certain road machinery, mules, equipment, etc., owned by road district No. 2 of the supervisor's district No. 5.

Clay county to pay for certain road equipment.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Clay county be, and it is hereby authorized to purchase and pay therefor, out of the funds of the county, the machinery, mules and road equipment owned by Road District No. 2 of Supervisors District No. 5 of Clay county, for the use of Supervisors' District No. 5. That before said sale shall take place that the terms of said sale, together with the date thereof, shall be published for three consecutive weeks in a newspaper published in said county and that upon the presentation of a petition signed, on or before the date of said. sale, by 20% of the qualified electors of Road District No. 2 of Beat No. 5, protesting against the sale, an election shall be called in said Road District No. 2 to determine whether said machinery, mules and road equipment shall be sold as per the terms set out in said advertisement.

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

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CHAPTER 467.

HOUSE BILL No. 622.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Coahoma county, Mississippi, to purchase stationery, supplies and records for the various county and district officers, up to the first Monday in October, 1924. Coahoma county may purchase stationery, etc., for county officers.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Coahoma county, Mississippi, are hereby authorized to purchase, up to the first Monday in October, 1924, and pay for out of the county treasury, all necessary and proper stationery, blanks, records, blank books and record books, printed blanks, ruled and printed blanks, tax receipts, warrants, office supplies and furniture for the various county officers, without advertising for the same, and to pay for all such as may have been purchased for said purposes, where such purchases were made subsequent to the first Monday in August, 1923, whether bids therefor were advertised for or not; and the payment for such supplies purchased and paid for since the first Monday in August, 1923, where purchased at and for the cash market value, is hereby made legal, provided said payments were made by order of the present board of supervisors of Coahoma county.

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

Approved March 20, 1924.

CHAPTER 468.

HOUSE BILL No. 471.

AN ACT to authorize and empower the board of supervisors of Coahoma county, Mississippi, in its discretion, to reimburse H. A. Bobo, former tax assessor of said county, in the sum of not exceeding $850.00 expended by him in the employment of deputy tax assessors in the year 1922.

Coahoma county may reimburse H. A. Bobo, former tax assessor.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Coahoma county, Mississippi, be, and it is hereby authorized and empowered, in its discretion, to reimburse H. A. Bobo, former tax assessor of said county, in the sum of not exceeding $850.00 personally expended by the said tax assessor in employing deputy assessors to assist him in making up the personal assessment roll of said county for the year 1922, after the passage of chapter 164 of the laws of Mississippi, 1922.

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

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CHAPTER 469.

HOUSE BILL No. 814.

AN ACT to authorize thé board of supervisors of Coahoma county, Mississippi, to make an appropriation to the Clarksdale Hospital of Clarksdale, Mississippi, for the purpose of maintaining said hospital.

Coahoma county may appropriate to Clarksdale Hospital.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Coahoma county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized and empowered to make an appropriation out of the funds of said county, to the Clarksdale Hospital, of Clarksdale, Mississippi, in the sum of one thousand dollars for the year 1924, and one thousand dollars for the year 1925, which money when appropriated by said board, shall be used by said Clarksdale Hospital in the maintenance thereof. Appropriation to be approved by majority vote of qualified electors.

Provided, that the said appropriation is approved by a vote of a majority of the qualified electors of said county, voting in an election ordered by the board of supervisors for such purposes. Expenditure of funds to be under control of supervisors.

Sec. 2. That the expenditure of said money, when appropriated, shall be under the control and direction of said board, and the said board has the power to appoint a trustee to represent the county in the proper expenditure of said money and the management of said hospital when erected.

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

Approved April 1, 1924.

CHAPTER 470.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1062.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Coahoma county, Mississippi, to make an appropriation to the Clarksdale Hospital of Clarksdale, Mississippi, for the purpose of maintaining a hospital in the city of Clarksdale, Coahoma county, Mississippi.

Coahoma county may appropriate money to Clarksdale Hospital.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Coahoma county, Mississippi, be, and they are hereby authorized and empowered to make an appropriation out of the funds of said county, to the Clarksdale Hospital of Clarksdale, Mississippi, in the sum of

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twenty five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) for the year 1924, and twenty five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) for the year 1925, which money, when appropriated by said board, shall be used by said Clarksdale Hospital in the maintenance of a hospital in the city of Clarksdale, Coahoma county, Mississippi.

Appropriation to be approved by majority vote of qualified electors.

Provided the said appropriation is approved by a vote of a majority of the qualified electors of said county, voting in an election ordered by the board of supervisors for such purposes. Expenditure of funds to be under control of supervisors.

Sec. 2. That the expenditure of said money, when appropriated, shall be under the control and direction of said board, and the said board has the power to appoint a trustee to represent the county in the proper expenditure of said money and the management of said hospital when erected.

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

Approvel April 12, 1924.

CHAPTER 471.

SENATE BILL NO. 341.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Copiah county, Mississippi, to borrow ten thousand dollars $(10,000.00) for the purpose of paying the public school teachers of said county, and for paying transportation expenses for the full seven months' term and to issue a loan warrant, or loan warrants, for said sum.

Copiah county may borrow money to pay teachers.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Copiah county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized, in their discretion, to borrow the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the purpose of paying the public school teachers of said county, for the full seven months' term and for paying transportation expenses of pupils for said term of 1923-1924.

Loan warants may be issued.

Sec. 2. The board of supervisors may issue a loan warrant, or loan warrants, for said sum so borrowed, bearing not exceeding six per cent per annum from date until paid, which warrant, or warrants, shall be due and payable March the 1st, 1925.

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

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ᏟᎻᎪᏢᎢᎬᎡ 472.

HOUSE BILL No. 880.

AN ACT to validate the order of the board of supervisors of Copiah county, Mississippi, in paying W. J. Butler for cattle killed by drinking solution from a dipping vat.

Copiah county may pay W. J. Butler for cattle killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the order of the board of supervisors of Copiah county, Mississippi, at its January, 1924, meeting in paying W. J. Butler a sum not in excess of fifty dollars for cattle killed by drinking a solution which overflowed from a dipping vat, which cattle were killed during the year 1923, be and the same is hereby validated.

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

Approved April 1, 1924.

CHAPTER 473.

HOUSE BILL No. 588.

AN ACT to authorize and empower the board of supervisors of Covington county, Mississippi, to pay Dock Autman not over twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for loss of a cow in the process of dipping.

Covington county may pay Dock Autman for cow killed in dipping vat.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Covington county, Mississippi, in their discretion, be authorized and empowered to pay Dock Autman, a citizen of Covington county, Mississippi, the sum of twenty five dollars ($25.00) or such part thereof as it may deem just, out of the general fund, for a cow lost in May, 1921, by spraying in the process of dipping.

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

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