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CHAPTER 474.

HOUSE BILL No. 492.

AN ACT authorizing the board of supervisors of DeSoto county, Mississippi, to use the sinking funds for the redemption of term bonds of the county, or any district thereof-road, consolidated school district, or drainage district, in the re-purchase of such bonds for the respective districts of the county, and permitting a premium to be paid, but limiting the amount of such premium.

DeSoto county may use sinking funds for redemption of term bonds.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Desoto county, Mississippi, be and is hereby empowered, in its discretion, to use the sinking funds provided for the redemption of any of its county, road, drainage, or consolidated school districts bonds in the purchase of such bonds before maturity. And to that end a premium on such bonds may be paid, if found necessary, but in no case shall such premiums be in excess of one-third of the interest which would accrue on the bonds so purchased, from the date of the purchase to the maturity of such bonds.

Sec 2. And be it further enacted that this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 13, 1924.

CHAPTER 475.

SENATE BILL No. 104.

AN ACT to cure defects, actual or supposed, in the proceedings of the board of supervisors of DeSoto county, Mississippi, and of the election commissioners thereof, in the matter of issuing bonds of the "Goodman Highway Taxing District" of said county, and to validate said bonds. Curing defects in issuance of bonds of Goodman Highway Taxing District. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That all defects or supposed defects in the proceedings of the board of supervisors of DeSoto county, and of the election commissioners of said county, in the creation of, and in issuing the bonds of, "The Goodman Continuous Highway Taxing District" of said county be, and the same are hereby cured, and such proceedings are hereby ratified, validated and confirmed, and said bonds, fifteen thousand dollars in amount, and of date October 1st, 1919, and due in from one to twenty-five years from date, with interest at the rate of six per cent per annum, are hereby declared a valid lien, concurrent with the lien of other taxes, on all the taxable property of said road district.

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 Forrest county, Mississippi, to pay, in their discretion, E. H. Clark, a sum not exceeding sixty dollars ($60.00) for injury to horse and damage to vehicle and harness alleged to have been caused by defective bridge on Jackson Highway.

Forrest county may pay E. H. Clark for injury to horse and vehicle.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Forrest county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized, in their discretion, to pay E. H. Clark a sum not exceeding sixty dollars ($60.00) for injury to horse and damage to vehicle and harness alleged to have been caused by defective bridge on Jackson Highway, in Forrest county.

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

Approved March 12, 1924.

CHAPTER 477.

SENATE BILL No. 249.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Forrest county, to appropriate money for the purpose of erecting a Forrest county unit at the Tubercular Sanitorium at Magee, Mississippi.

Forrest county may appropriate for erection of unit at Tubercular Hospital.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Forrest county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized, in their discretion, to appropriate a sum not to exceed fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00) for the purpose of erecting a building at and upon the grounds of the State Tubercular Hospital at Magee, Mississippi, which building shall be called the Forrest County Building and shall be for the use of such tubercular patients as may be admitted to the sanitorium at Magee from Forrest county and to be otherwise used in the discretion of the superintendent and trustees of said institution.

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

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CHAPTER 478.

HOUSE BILL No. 730.

AN ACT authorizing the board of supervisors of Forrest county, Mississippi, in its discretion, to compensate O. M. Donovan for loss of cattle, caused by spraying with an extract of dip left on dipping vat grounds.

Forrest county may pay O. M. Donovan for cattle killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Forrest county, Mississippi, be and the same is hereby authorized, in it discretion, to pay Mr. O. M. Donovan the sum not to exceed seven hundred and fifty dollars ($750.00) as full compensation for three registered Jersey cows and seven grade Jersey cows, killed by the effects of an extract of dip which was used in spraying said cows on or about September 1, 1921, and which was purchased and placed at the county dipping vat by the said board of supervisors.

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

Approved April 5, 1924.

CHAPTER 479.

HOUSE BILL No. 567.

AN ACT to enable the trustees of the Leaf River Consolidated School in Forrest county, Mississippi, to pay B. D. Hardy the sum of nine hundred and eighty dollars ($980.00).

Leaf River Consolidated School may pay B. D. Hardy for services as teacher.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the trustees of the Leaf River Consolidated School in Forrest county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized and empowered, in their discretion, to pay B. D. Hardy the sum of nine hundred and eighty dollars ($980.00) on contract for work done for said school within the past twelve months, out of any money in the treasury of the board of trustees of said school.

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

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CHAPTER 480.

HOUSE BILL No. 931.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Forrest county, Mississippi, in its discretion, to expend the sum of $5,000.00 in the year 1924 and a like sum in the year 1925, to carry on tick eradication work in said county.

Forrest county may appropriate money for tick eradication.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Forrest county, Mississippi, be and it is hereby authorized in its discretion, to expend the sum of $5,000.00 in the year 1924, and a like sum for the year 1925, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to repair and recharge dipping vats in said county, buy the necessary chemicals to make the recharges, and to have carried on in said county, tick eradication work under its own orders and direction.

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

Approved April 1, 1924.

CHAPTER 481.

HOUSE BILL No. 330.

AN ACT to enable the board of supervisors of Forrest county, Mississippi, in its discretion, to pay W. W. McAdams a sum not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00) out of the general fund of said county for cattle killed by drinking dipping vat solution.

Forrest county may pay W. W. McAdams for cattle killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Forrest county, Mississippi, be and the same is hereby enabled, authorized and empowered, in its discretion, to pay W. W. McAdams the sum of one hundred dollars ($100.00) out of the general fund of the said county, or so much thereof as may be necessary, on account of his cattle having been killed in 1922 by drinking dipping vat solution in said county, said solution having been negligently exposed by the legal authorities of said county.

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

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CHAPTER 482.

SENATE BILL NO. 426.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Franklin county, Mississippi, to issue to the Bank of Franklin a warrant for the funds, which fund was collected from special levy made of one mill to retire a warrant issued by Franklin county, in the sum of $4,000.00 to pay salaries of teachers and salaries of drivers of school carriers, and to pay said Bank of Franklin the balance of said loan warrant and interest from any moneys they may have in the school fund or if none to issue a loan warrant payable not later than February 1st, 1925, for the balance due thereunder, which shall not exceed $1,000.00.

To pay Bank of Franklin certain obligations due said bank.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Franklin county, Mississippi, are hereby authorized and empowered to issue a warrant for the fund of said county, collected by a special levy of one mill to retire a warrant issued to Bank of Franklin to pay salaries of teachers and salaries of drivers of school carriers, in the sum of $4,000.00 and interest thereon, and to pay said Bank of Franklin the balance due them of the principal fund and interest due on said warrant from any moneys in the school funds, and if there is no funds to pay the balance due then they are authorized and empowered to issue a warrant to Bank of Franklin for the balance. due thereunder which shall not exceed $1,000.00 payable not later than February 1st, 1925, and are authorized to make a sufficient levy on all the taxable property of said county to pay same not to exceed one mill.

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

Approved March 27, 1924.

CHAPTER 483.

SENATE BILL No. 422.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Franklin county, in its discretion, to pay Homer King a sum not exceeding forty dollars ($40.00) to compensate him for a cow that was killed by drinking poison which was poured out of a dipping vat, in said county in 1923. Franklin county may pay Homer King for cattle killed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Franklin county, Mississippi, be and are hereby authorized, in its discretion, to pay to Homer King a sum not to exceed forty dollars ($40.00) as compensation for a cow belonging to said Homer King which drank poison which was poured out of dipping vat, in said county in 1923.

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

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