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§ 2. That the judge of the Whitley circuit court shall have power to allow and certify the legal fees of the jailer, and the guard claims of such guards as the court may have appointed in the case, for the interim, in which the prisoner was so guarded out of jail as though the prisoner had not been so removed. $2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved January 27, 1863.

CHAPTER 725.
AN ACT to extend the civil jurisdiction of the Police Court of the city

of Hickman, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky :

§ 1. That the civil jurisdiction of the police court of the city of Hickman shall be and the same is hereby extended to any amount in law or equity not exceeding the sum of one hundred dollars; and that the said court shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit and quarterly courts of Fulton county, in all sums not exceeding one hundred dollars, exclusive of interests and costs. That in all actions where the sum in contest, exclusive of interest and cost, exceeds fifty dollars, the said police judge shall col. lect a tax of fifty cents, and shall make report of the amount, and the same in the same manner as required by law of judges of quarterly courts.

92. That hereafter no appeal shall lie from the said police court of the city of Hickman to the Fulton quarterly court, but appeals shall be allowed from the judgments of said police court to the Fulton circuit court, in all cases where the amount in controversy, exclusive of interest and costs, amounts to and exceeds the sum of sixteen dollars, whether the same arises in a civil or criminal case; and all other or former laws inconsistent herewith are repealed.

§ 3. The fees of the judge of the said police court, in all cases where the amount is over fifty dollars, shall be the same as now allowed by law to the clerks of circuit courts. $ 4. That this act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved January 27, 1863.

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CHAPTER 726.
AN ACT in relation to the Surveyor of Clay County.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

$1. That Wiley Hibbard, present surveyor of Clay coun-
ty, be and he is hereby authorized and empowered to make
out such plats and certificates of survey as remained in the
office, by field notes of the late Moses Gilbert, deceased,
the immediate predecessor in said office of the present in-
cumbent, Wilej Hibbard; and that all plats and certifi-
cates of survey, so made out and properly certified by the
said Hibbard as surveyor, froin the field notes of his im-
mediate predecessor now on file in said office, shall be held
valid in law, as though they had been made out and certi-
fied by said deceased surveyor.
82. This act shall be in force from its passage.

Approved January 27, 1863.

CHAPTER 727.
AN ACT for the benefit of A. C. Tanner, late clerk of the McLean

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 A. C. Tanner, late county and circuit court clerk of McLean county, to list and collect his fee bills by distress or otherwise: Provided however, That said A. C. Tanner shall be subject to all the pains and penalties of the law now in force for issuing or collecting illegal fee bills. § 2. That this act to take effect froin its passage.

Approved January 27, 1863.

CHAPTER 728.
AN ACT to establish an additional justices and voting district in Allen

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

$1. That there is hereby created, in the county of Allen, an additional justices' and voting district, which district shall include all that part of the county of Allen lying between Barren river and the county lines of Barren and Monroe counties.

§ 2. The place of voting in said district shall be at the residence of Henderson Massey; and the sheriff of said county is directed and required to open a poll at said vot

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ing place as at other voting places in said county; all laws in force regulating elections, so far as the same are applicable, are hereby made applicable to the district hereby created; the legally qualified voters of said district shall be entitled to elect two justices of the peace and one constable, at the same time and in the same manner as other districts.

$ 3. That immediately after the first election under this act the Secretary of State shall furnish said justices of the peace the books now allowed them by law. § 4. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved January 27, 1863.

CHAPTER 729.
AN ACT for the benefit of the sureties of John R. Cargile, late sheriff

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

$ 1. That the sureties of John R. Cargile, late sheriff of Hopkins county, be and they are hereby released from the payment of the judgment for damages against them in the Franklin circuit court, on account of the defalcation of said sheriff in the collection of the public revenue for said county for the year 1860—the said sureties having paid the principal of said revenue and the interest thereon into the public treasury. 2. This act shall take affect from and after its passage.

Approved January 27, 1863.

CHAPTER 730.
AN ACT to restore the chartered rights of the town of Sharpsburg, in

Bath county.
Whereas, it is represented to this General Assembly
that the trustees of the town of Sharpsburg, Bath county,
have, by neglecting to elect trustees for said town in the
manner directed by an act of the General Assembly of the
Commonwealth of Kentucky, passed on the 9th day of
January, 1852, forfeited the rights and privileges granted
by said charter-therefore,

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

$1. That any three of the last board of trustees, after first advertising ten days as prescribed by said charter, may hold an election for trustees for said town.

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§ 2. That all the rights and privileges granted by said charter are hereby restored to the said trustees and their successors in office, as fully as if they had never been violated or neglected; and that the said trustees may appoint a marshal, who shall perform the duties of said office until the first Monday in June next; when a new board of trustees and a police judge shall be elected, to hold their office one year, and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. 3. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved January 27, 1863.

CHAPTER 731.
AN ACT for the benefit of E. M. Brank, late surveyor of Muhlenburg

county
Be il enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That E. M. Brank, late surveyor of Muhlenburg county, be allowed the further time of two years to make out and list for collection his fee bills, which fee bills, during said time, may be collected and distrained for in the same manner of other fee bills, but that he be liable to the same penalties for issuing illegal fee bills as if he was still surveyor. $ 2: This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved January 27, 1863.

CHAPTER 732.

AN ACT for the benefit of Wm. R. Mize, of Pulaski county. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwcalth of Kentucky :

§ 1. That the sum of seventy-five dollars be and is hereby allowed W. R. Mize, for keeping one Phæbe Evans, an idiot, of Pulaski county, from the 26th day of March, 1860, until the 26th day of October, 1861; and that the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the treasury for the aforesaid sum of money, in favor of Wm. R. Mize, out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated. $ 2.' This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved January 27, 1863.

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CHAPTER 733.
AN ACT an act for the benefit of the towns of Franklin and Scotts-

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

$ 1. That the trustees of the towns of Franklin and Scottsville shall have the exclusive power to license, or not, as they may deem right and proper, all taverns, houses of entertainment, coffee houses, retailers, victuallers, confectioners, and houses of public resort, in said towns; and shall have the exclusive right to license all merchants, grocers, and druggists, to sell ardent spirits in quantities not less than a quart; and may tax the grantees specified in this act such sums as they may provide: Provided, That if said trustees shall, at any time, license any tavern, mer. chant, grocer, and druggist, they shall pay to the clerks of the Simpson and Allen county courts, respectively, the amount for each license now imposed by the laws of this Commonwealth. 8 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved January 27, 1863.

CHAPTER 734.
AN ACT for the benefit of School District No. 36, in Livingston coun:

ty.

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

§ 1. That the Auditor of Public Accounts be and he is hereby directed to draw his warrant upon the treasurer in favor of U. G. Berry, one of the school trustees for common school district No. 36, in Livingston county, Kentucky, for the sum of fifty dollars and forty cents, the same being for the amount due said district for the year terminating in December, 1860, and paid by said Berry to William Bishop, the teacher of a common school in said district. $ 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved January 27, 1863.

CHAPTER 735.
AN ACT for the benefit of W. R. Dewees, late sheriff of Grayson

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

1. That W. R. Dewees, late sheriff of Grayson county, have the further time of two years from and after the pas.

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