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CHAPTER 484.

SENATE BILL No. 554.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Franklin county, Mississippi, to issue loan warrant or warrants in the sum or sums of ten thousand dollars for the general county fund and ten thousand dollars for the bridge fund, or so much thereof for each fund as they may deem necessary for the purpose of defraying the current expenses for each fund, for year 1924, payable not later than February 1st, 1925, and bearing interest not to exceed 6 per centum per annum, and make levy or levies in 1924 to pay same.

Franklin county may issue loan warrants to cover current expenses.

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 and empowered to issue loan warrant or warrants, in a sum not exceeding the sum of ten thousand dollars for the general county fund and a sum not exceeding the sum of ten thousand dollars for the bridge fund or so much thereof for each fund as they may deem necessary to defray the current expenses payable from said funds of Franklin county, Mississippi, for the year 1924, said warrant or warrants payable not later than February 1st, 1925, and to bear interest at a rate. not to exceed 6% per annum.

May make levy to meet obligations.

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Sec. 2. That the board of supervisors of Franklin county, Mississippi, are authorized and empowered to make a levy or levies for 1924 sufficient to pay said loan warrant or warrants and interest thereon.

Notice of intent to issue warrants shall be given as now provided by law.

Sec. 3. That before the issuance of said warrant or warrants for said sum or sums or any part or parts thereof. The said board of supervisors shall advertise their intention of doing same as is now provided by law, and should 20% of the qualified electors petition the board against the issuance of said loan warrant or warrants, then an election shall be held as is now provided by law.

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

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CHAPTER 485.

SENATE BILL NO. 373.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Franklin county, Mississippi, to issue bonds in a sum not to exceed $65,000.00 or SO much thereof as they may deem necessary for the purpose of constructing a bridge or bridges, across the Homochitto River and McCall's Creek, on the gravel highway from Meadville to Brookhaven; said bridges, or, or either of them, to be a toll bridge or bridges. Franklin county may issue bonds for construction of bridges.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of Franklin county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized and empowered in their discretion, to issue bonds in the sum of $65,000.00, or so much as they may deem necessary to be used in the building and construction of a bridge across the Homochitto River, and a bridge across McCall's Creek, or either of them, in said county, and on the gravel highway running from Meadville to Brookhaven. May fix tolls for use of bridge.

Sec. 2. That the board of supervisors of Franklin county are authorized and empowered to levy a toll for the crossing of said bridge, or bridges, on all or any one of the following:

Proceeds to be credited to bond and interest fund.

Automobile vehicles of every kind, wagons, buggies, and all other vehicles of transportation, and also all persons, the proceeds derived from said toll after all expenses are paid to be deposited and credited to the bond and interest retiring fund herein provided for, and to be used only in the retiring of said bonds and the interest thereon.

Maturity of bonds-How payable.

Sec. 3. That the bonds issued hereunder shall mature as is now provided by law, and bear interest at a rate of interest not to exceed 6% per annum, payable semi-annually, and the board of supervisors may call all or any part of said bonds, after three years from the date of issuance. Said bonds shall be payable within ten years from the date of issuance. Provided, however, that said bonds shall not be issued under the provisions of this act until notice thereof be published in the newspaper, published in said county for three weeks prior to the issuance of same, and if in the meantime a petition of protest is filed with the clerk of the board of supervisors signed by twenty per cent of the qualified electors of said county, then said bonds shall not be issued until the same has been ratified by a majority of the qualified electors of said county, voting in an election held in the manner prescribed by law

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How bonds shall be retired.

Sec. 4. Said bonds shall be retired by a tax levy, or levies or by tolls, charged as hereinbefore provided, or by both tax levies and tolls.

Sec. 5.

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

Approved March 20, 1924.

CHAPTER 486.

SENATE BILL NO. 456.

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of George county to refund the tax payers of the Highland School District certain taxes which were levied in anticipation of a bond issue for the said school district, which bonds were never issued.

George county to refund tax payers of Highland School District.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of George county be and they are hereby authorized to refund to certain tax payers in the Highland School District certain taxes which were paid in anticipation of a bond issue which was authorized on March 7th, 1922, which bonds were never issued, and taxes were paid in under the levy made in anticipation of the bond issue. The taxes collected by virtue of such levy were to take care of the interest and create a sinking fund to retire said bonds.

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

Approved March 27, 1924.

CHAPTER 487.

SENATE BILL No. 238.

AN ACT authorizing the board of supervisors of George county, Mississippi, to establish and maintain agricultural and industrial fairs therein.

George county may establish and maintain fairs.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of supervisors of George county, be and it is hereby authorized, in its discretion, to establish and maintain agricultural and industrial fairs therein, and to have such fairs conducted and maintained under its control or supervision, and

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to appropriate and expend a sum not exceeding ($1,000.00) one thousand dollars, annually, from the general funds of said county for conducting and maintaining such agricultural and industrial fairs.

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

Approved March 12, 1924.

CHAPTER 488.

HOUSE BILL NO. 981.

AN ACT to authorize and empower the board of trustees of the Basin Consolidated School District of George county, Mississippi, in their discretion, to pay the Lucedale Commercial Company, of Lucedale, George county, Mississippi, not exceeding the sum of $19.63 for incidental school supplies furnished during the 1921-22 and 1922-23 school terms. Basin Consolidated School District may pay claim of Lucedale Commercial Company.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of trustees of the Basin Consolidated School District of George county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized and empowered in their discretion to pay to Lucedale Commercial Company of the town of Lucedale, George county, Mississippi, a sum not exceeding $19.63 for incidental school supplies furnished said school during the 1921-22 and 1922-23 school terms. Said amount to be paid out of the school funds of said school district.

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

Approved April 8, 1924.

CHAPTER 489.

HOUSE BILL No. 978.

AN ACT to authorize and empower the board of trustees of Bexley Consolidated School District of George county, Mississippi, in their discretion, to pay the Lucedale Commercial Company, of Lucedale, George county, Mississippi, not exceeding the sum of $6.15 for incidental school supplies furnished said school during the 1921-22 and 1922-23 school term.

Bexley Consolidated School District may pay claim of Lucedale Commercial Company.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of trustees of the Bexley Consolidated School District of George county, Mississippi, be and they are

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hereby authorized and empowered, in their discretion, to pay the Lucedale Commercial Company of the town of Lucedale, George county, Mississippi, upon itemized statement, an amount not exceeding $6.15 for incidental school supplies furnished the said school by the said Lucedale Commercial Company during the 1921-22 and 1922-23 school terms in said county. Said amount to be paid out of the school funds of said school district.

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

Approved April 8, 1924.

CHAPTER 490.

HOUSE BILL No. 979.

AN ACT to authorize and empower the board of trustees of the Evanston Separate School District of George county, Mississippi, in their discretion, to pay the Lucedale Commercial Company of Lucedale, George county, Mississippi, not exceeding the sum of $9.55 for incidental school supplies furnished said school during the 1921-22 and 1922-23 school terms.

Evanston Separate School District may pay claim of Lucedale Commercial Company.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the board of trustees of the Evanston Separate School District of George county, Mississippi, be and they are hereby authorized and empowered, in their discretion, to pay the Lucedale Commercial Company of the town of Lucedale, George county, Mississippi, upon itemized statement an amount not exceeding $9.55 for incidental school supplies furnished the said school by the said Lucedale Commercial Company during the 192122 and 1922-23 school terms in said county. Said amount to be paid out of the school funds of said school district.

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

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