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CHAPTER 395.
AN ACT to legalize the proceedings of the Laurel county court at its Feb-

ruary term, 1862, and for other purposes.
WHEREAS, It is represented to this General Assembly that
the jail of Laurel county was recently consumed by fire,
and that the Laurel county court, at its last February term,
made an additional levy of one dollar and sixty cents on
each tithe in said county for the year 1862, towards rais-
ing a fund to pay for building a new jail; therefore,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

§ 1. That the proceedings of said court, at the term aforesaid, in making said additional levy for the purpose above mentioned, be, and the same are hereby, legalized.

§ 2. That the court of levies and disbursements for said county of Laurel be, and they are hereby, authorized, at their annual court of claims hereafter, in addition to a levy for ordinary purposes, to levy a sum, not exceeding three dollars for each tithe in any one year, for the purpose of completing said new jail.

§ 3. That the said court shall have the power to make this additional levy each year until a sufficient fund is thereby raised to build a good and sufficient jail in said county $ 4. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved February 25, 186?.

CHAPTER 396.
AN ACT to amend the che rter of Bourbon Lodge, I. 0. O. F., No. 23.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky :

§ 1. That the charter of Bourbon Lodge, I. O. O. F.,
No. 23, be so amended that said lodge shall have power to
contract for and purchase any of the shares of stock in said
corporation from the owner or owners thereof, upon such
terms as may be agreed upon between the parties thus
contracting
2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved February 25, 1862.

CHAPTER 397.
AN ACT to incorporate Germania Lodge, No. 143, I. O. O. F., at Covington.

Be it enacted by the Generul Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

$ 1. That A. N. Weselberg, August Droscher, W. A. Names of corMenninger, John Wagner, Bernard Neimeyer, and their porators.

1862. associates and successors, be, and they are hereby, created

a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of Germania Lodge, No. 143, Independent Order of Odd Fellows; and the said corporation shall have full power to contract and be contracted with, and may sue and be sued, defend and be defended, plead and be impleaded, in all the courts of this Commonwealth.

92. The said corporation shall have the right to adopt, have, and use a common seal, and break, alter, or amend the same at pleasure; and may make or ordain such rules, regulations, and by-laws as may be deemed proper, and may change or renew the same at pleasure: Provided, That such rules, regulations, and by-laws shall not be inconsistent with the constitution or laws of the United States or the State of Kentucky.

§ 3. The said corporation shall have the right to purferred. Powers con. chase, hold, and use real and personal estate not exceeding

twenty thousand dollars in value; and may, from time to time, if deemed expedient, sell and convey the same, or any part thereof, and re-invest and dispose of the proceeds.

§ 4. The General Assembly shall at all times have the right to repeal, alter, or amend this act. § 5. This act shall be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 25, 1862

CHAPTER 398.
AN ACT for the benefit of John C. Adams, judge of the Greenup quarterly

court.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

$1. That the further time of three years from and after the passage of this act, is hereby allowed to John C. Adams, judge of the Greenup quarterly court, to list and collect his fee bills for the years 1858, 1859, 1860, and 1861, and distrain for the same: Provided, however, That said Adams shall be subject to the laws now in force in regard to issuing and collecting illegal fee bills. § 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved February 25, 1862.

CHAPTER 399..

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AN ACT for the benefit of Jonathan McNeill, late surveyor of Laurel county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

§ 1. That the further time of two years is allowed Jonathan McNeill, late surveyor of Laurel county, to list with the proper officer, for collection, all fee bills due him as surveyor of said county; and said McNeill shall be liable in the manner now provided by law for issuing and collecting illegal fee bills. 8 2. That this act take effect from its passage.

Approved February 25, 1862.

CHAPTER 400.

AN ACT to amend the charter of the Kentucky Female College. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

That the act, entitled “An act to incorporate the Kentucky Female College," approved March 7th, 1856, be so amended that a majority of the board of trustees concurring, may, at any time, alien, sell, and convey any part or the whole of the real estate of said institution, if, in their opinion, it shall at any time become necessary to discharge the indebtedness of said institution, so as to avoid a judgment and execution at law against the same.

Approved February 25, 1862.

CHAPTER 401.

AN ACT to amend the charter of the town of Shelbyville.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky:

§ 1. That the trustees of the town of Shelbyville be, and are hereby, authorized to order an election, on giving one week's notice thereof, to fill the present or any future vacancy that may occur in the office of marshal of said town; and the person so elected shall continue in office until the next stated election for said office.

§ 2. That it shall be lawful for the trustees of said town to impose the same taxes for town revenue on hired slaves residing in said town, that are assessed on slaves whose owners reside therein. 83. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved February 25, 1862.

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CHAPTER 402.

AN ACT for the benefit of Vanceburg district, in Lewis county. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky :

$1. That the trustees of Vanceburg school district shall have until the 1st day of June, 1862, to teach the common school for the year 1861; and when taught, they shall report the same to the Superintendent of Public Instruction; and upon the report being made, the Auditor shall draw his warrant upon the treasury for the amount due said district, which warrant shall be drawn in the name of school commissioner of Lewis county; the said district shall draw the same pro rata per child as districts reported in time drew. § 2. This act to be in force from its passage.

Approved February 25, 1862.

CHAPTER 403.

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AN ACT to incorporate the Delaware Tribe, No. 7, Improved Order of Red

Men, of the city of Louisville. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

$ 1. That M. Borntrager, Geo. C. Dornhoefer, Theo. Corporators' Lapp, F. S. Siegel, and B. Strube, and their associates, be, and style. and they are hereby, created a body politic and corporate,

by the name and style of Delaware Tribe, No. 7, Improved Order of Red Men; and they, with their associates and

successors, shall so continue and have perpetual succesCorporate pow- sion; and by that name are hereby made capable in law,

as natural persons, to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, to contract and be contracted with, to answer and be answered, in all courts of law and equity in this Commonwealth and elsewhere; to make, have, and use a common seal, and the same to break, alter, or amend at pleasure. They may make and ordain such regulations and by-laws for their government as, from time to time, they may deem proper, and may change and renew the same at pleasure: Provided, That they be not in contravention with the laws of the Great Council of the Improved Order of Red Men of the State of Kentucky, of the laws and constitution of the United States, or of this Commonwealth.

§ 2. The said tribe shall have the right to purchase and May purehase hold a suitable lot for a building to hold their meetings in,

and may hold other property in value not exceeding ten thousand dollars.

93. Said corporation shall have the power to sell or May sell gro’nd otherwise dispose of the ground acquired by virtue of this

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act, or any portion thereof: Provided, They deem the same necessary.

§ 4. Said Delaware Tribe, No. 7, 1. O. R. M., shall not have, or exercise, under this charter, any power or privilege not herein expressly granted; and the Legislature reserves the right to modify, amend, or repeal this act; but the repeal shall not deprive the said Delaware Tribe, No. 7, I. 0. R. M., of the property and effects acquired and held under this charter.

Approved February 25, 1862.

CHAPTER 404.
AN ACT to amend an act, entitled "An act to establish a police court in the

town of Winchester,” and an act amendatory thereto.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky :

§ 1. That the police judge of the town of Winchester Shall bold but shall hold but two courts each year for the trial of civil the trial of civ

il causes. causes.

$ 2. That the county court of Clarke county shall, by an County court order of said court, affix the times of the holding the to fire time of terms of the police court, for the trial of civil causes, as court. provided in the first section of this act: Provided, That the terms of said court, so fixed, shall be six months apart.

§ 3. That all acts and laws inconsistent herewith are Acts repealed. hereby repealed, in so far as they conflict herewith. $ 4. That this act take effect from its passage.

Approved February 26, 1862.

CHAPTER 405.
AN ACT for the benefit of the executors of R. R. Revill, deceased.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky :

$1. That the further time of two years be given to H. B. Gale and E. J. Revill, executors of R. R. Revill, deceased, to collect the fee bills of the decedent, as late clerk of the court of appeals, under the laws now regulating the collection of fee bills of clerk of the court of appeals.

§ 2. That the further time of two years from the first day of June next be, and hereby is, allowed to said executors, within which to make settlement of the estate of said decedent with the commissioner of the Franklin county court, appointed under existing laws to make settlement with executors, administrators, guardians, &c. s 3. This act to be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 26, 1862.

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