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any lotholder entitled to vote may conduct the election 1862. and return the polls to the boarl; the trustees thus elected shall remain in office for three years, and until their successors are elected and qualified, with power to fill vacancies when they occur from any cause; a majority of the Quorum. board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business; each person, association, or body politic, holding a burial lot or lots, shall be entitled to one vote in the elec- regulated. tion of trustees, and in all other matters which may,

at any time, be submitted to a vote of the share-holders in said company; the trustees shall keep a record of their pro- To keep record ceedings, and of all sales, transfers, and disbursements, and of proceedings. shall always preserve an accurate map of the grounds and lots, and shall have the same recorded in the clerk's office of the Kenton county court.

$ 3. The trustees shall have power to lay off and ornament any grounds now belonging to them, or hereafter grounds. acquired by them, and may, from time to time, alter and repair the same, and generally shall have charge of and direct all improvements or changes in said grounds; they shall have power to lay off, sell, and convey burial lots, May sell lots either at public or private sale; to make, from to time, by- and make by laws and regulations for the management of the cemetery grounds, graves, and inclosures, and the moue of ornamenting the same, and regulate the mode in which bodies shall be interred, and make such other by-laws as may be necessary; they shall have power to appoint, from time to May appoint time, such superintendent or sexton, and other officers,

superintendent they may deem necessary, and prescribe their duties, fix their pay, and take such bond as may be required of them.

4. The proceeds of sales of lots, and all moneys com- How proceedt ing to the corporation from any source, shall be first for sale of lots

to be applied. applied to payment of purchase-money, and shall afterwards, in all time to come, be applied to the improvement and ornament of the grounds, and to pay incidental expenses.

§ 5. When a burial lot is purchased, the trustees shall When lot sold give a certificate thereof, signed by the chairman of the certificate to bo

given. board, and under the seal of the corporation, which certificate shall vest the purchaser with title. This title shall be Title to lots transferable, according to such rules and regulations as

transferable. may be prescribed by the by-laws of the corporation, but in no other manner; and shall descend or pass by devise as other real estate. Such lots shall never be used for any other purpose than burial lots; and if applied to any other use, the title shall revert to the corporation.

$ 6. If any person shall maliciously, and forcibly, and Penalty for inwithout lawful authority, violate any of the graves of the wr dofacing

tombs. dead, or willfully deface any of the tomb-stones, monuments, or inclosures, or willfully injure any of the shrubbery,

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fixtures, or buildings, or in any manner damage the
grounds of the corporation, such person or persons so
offending, besides being liable to indictment for a misde-
meanor, and punishable according to the discretion of a
jury, shall be liable to the corporation in an action of tres-
pass, and the damages shall be applied to restore, as far
as possible, any injury that has been done, and any
balance, to the general uses of the company.
$ 7. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 11, 1862.

CHAPTER 471.
AN ACT to change the voting places in district No 6, in Washington, and No.

4, in Jessamine counties.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1 That the place of voting in district No. 6, in Washington county, be, and the same is hereby, changed from the house of William Barnett to the house of William Yates; and the place of voting in district No. 4, in Jessamine county, be, and the same is hereby, changed from Hill's mill to the shop of Levi Walters, in said district. § 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 11, 1862.

CHAPTER 472.
AN ACT for the benefit of Clark Barton's administrator, of Grayson county.

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

§ 1. That the further time of one year, from and after the passage of this act, shall be allowed James Barton, of Grayson county, administrator of the estate of Clark Barton, deceased, to make a settlement of said estate with the judge of the Grayson county court. § 2. That this act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved March 11, 1862.

CHAPTER 473.
AN ACT for the benefit of the personal representative of John H. Allison,

deceased, late clerk of the Lawrence circuit and county courts.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

$1. That the personal representative of John H. Allison, deceased, late clerk of the Lawrence circuit and

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county courts, be, and he is hereby, allowed the further
time of two years, from and after the passage of this act,
to list and collect the fee bills of said Allison; and the
same shall be distrainable as now provided by law: Pro-
vided, That the said representative shall be liable to all the
penalties now imposed by law for issuing and collecting
illegal fee bills.
§ 2. This act to be in effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 11, 1862.

CHAPTER 474.
AN ACT to repeal an act, entitled "An act to protect sheep in Jessamine

county.”
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That an act, entitled “An act to protect sheep in Jessamine county,” approved February 15th, 1860, be, and the same is hereby, repealed. $ 2. This act to take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 11, 1862.

CHAPTER 475.
AN ACT for the benefit of J. T. Berry, assessor of Madison county.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky :

$ 1. That the further time of thirty days, in addition to
that now authorized by law, be given to J. T. Berry, com-
missioner of tax in the county of Madison, to return his
book as such commissioner for the year 1862 to the county
court of said county.
82. This act to be of force from its passage.

Approved March 11, 1862.

CHAPTER 476.
AN ACT for the benefit of James E. Stone, clerk of the Hancock county and

circuit courts.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky :

§ 1. That the further time of two years, from and after the passage of this act, is hereby given and allowed to James E. Stone, clerk of the Hancock county and circuit courts, to list and collect his fee bills, by distress or otherwise, as authorized by law, subject to all the liabilities imposed by law for listing and collecting illegal fee bills. 8 2. That this act take effect from its passage.

Approved March 11, 1862.

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CHAPTER 477.

AN ACT for the benefit of E. P. Thomas.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky;

§ 1. That E. P. Thomas, sr., clerk of the Henry county
and circuit courts, be allowed the further time of two years
from the 1st day of September, 1862, to collect and list his
fee bills, as clerk aforesaid.
§ 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 11, 1862.

CHAPTER 478.

AN ACT for the benefit of Wm. N. Guyton, of McLean county. WHEREAS, It is made known to the present General Assembly that Wm. N. Guyton is making claim for services and labor done by him at lock and dam No. 2, on Green river, and the Legislature having no means of determining the correctness of said claim, and believing that said claim, when satisfactorily proved, should be paid, if it has not heretofore been paid, out of the fund arising from the Green and Barren river line of navigation; therefore,

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

$1. Chat it shall be lawful for said Guyton to present his said claim to William Brown, jr., a member of the Board of Internal Improvement, or to the superintendent of the Green and Barren river line of navigation, and upon satisfying said William Brown or superintendent, by proof, that his claim is just and has not been paid, it shall be the duty of said Brown or superintendent, before whom the claim may be presented, to pay said claim, not exceeding the sum of one hundred and eighty dollars, out of any moneys arising from said line of navigation; and when so paid, the same shall be a credit to the said Brown or superintendent in a settlement of his accounts in connection with the Board of Internal Improvement. The proof shall be reduced to writing ; and if taken by deposition, the said Brown, or the superintendent, shall have reasonable notice of the time and place, and said Brown or superintendent may take counter-proof if he desires to do so. § 2. This act shall be in force from its passage.

Approved March 11, 1862

CHAPTER 479.

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AN ACT concerning the jurisdiction of the Bourbon quarterly court.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky :

$ 1. That the quarterly court of Bourbon county shall
hereafter have original jurisdiction in said county, concur-
rent with the various justices' courts and the circuit court,
of all civil actions where the amount in controversy, exclu-
sive of interest and costs, does not exceed one hundred
dollars.
§ 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 11, 1862.

CHAPTER 481.

AN ACT to incorporate the Eagle Insurance Company, of Louisville. Be it enacted by the Gencral Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky: § 1. That James Bridgeford, R. O. Woolfolk, L. G. How

Corpora tors' ard, R. J. Usher, Frank Guthrie, John B. Smith, and W. names, and cor

porato powers. C. Hite, together with their associates, successors, and assigns, be, and they are hereby, appointed and made a corporation and body politic, under the name and style of the Eagle Insurance Company, of Louisville, and shall continue until the first day of January, one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-nine, and by that name are made capable, in law, to have, purchase, or receive, possess, enjoy, and retain, to them and their successors, lands, rents, tenements, goods, chattels, public or private securities of any kind, quality or nature whatsoever, not exceeding, at any one time, the sum of three hundred thousand dollars, and to sell and dispose of the same at any time, or in any manner, and to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered, defend and be defended, in any court of record, or in any other place whatsoever; also, to make and use a common seal, and the same to break, alter, and renew at pleasure; also to ordain, establish, and put in execution such by-laws as may be necessary and convenient for the government of said corporation not contrary to law.

8 2. The capital stock of this company shall not exceed Capital stock. three hundred thousand dollars, and shall be divided into shares of fifty di llars each.

$ 3. The corporators named in this act, or any three of When books them, may, at any time, by advertising in any one of the may be opened newspapers in Louisville for five days, open books for the of stcok. subscription of stock, and when two thousand shares or

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