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favor of the plaintiff on the subsequent executions tha may issue thereon; and said liens shall be indorsed on the first execution by the sheriff, and copied by the clerk on the second execution that may issue.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 570.

AN ACT authorizing proceedings against the city of Lexington and the city of Louisville, to recover from said cities any and all arrears due the State of Kentucky.

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

§ 1. That it shall be the duty of the Auditor and the Proceedingsta Attorney General to institute proceedings against the city against cities of Lexington, to recover any and all arrears due from said and Lexington city to the State of Kentucky, under“ An act to amend for amount due the charter of the city of Lexington," approved February

10, 1845, and all previous acts.

§ 2. That it shall be the duty of the Auditor and the Attorney General to institute proceedings against the city of Louisville, to recover any and all arrears due from said city to the State of Kentucky, under “An act to fix the salary of the judge of the Louisville city court,” approved March 10, 1856. § 3. That this act take effect from its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 571.

AN ACT to amend an act, entitled “An act to reduce into one the laws in

relation to changes of venue." Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky :

$1. That the 10th section of an act, entitled "An act to 1 Sassion Acts, amend and reduce into one the laws in relation to changes 1859–60, p.

134-5.

of venue in criminal and civil causes in the circuit courts," approved March 5, 1860, be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 572.

1862. AN ACT to fix the salaries of the Adjutant General and Quartermaster General.

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

§ 1. That from the 1st day of March, 1862, the salary of Adjutant Genthe Quartermaster General shall be two hundred dollars a termaster Gen

eral-salaries year.

regulated. § 2. That from the 1st day of March, 1862, the salary of the Adjutant General shall be fifteen hundred dollars a year.

93. That after the 1st day of January, 1863, the salary of the Adjutant General shall be two hundred and fifty dollars per annum, and no more.

94. That all laws allowing higher salaries to said Adjutant General and Quartermaster General than is provided for in this act, are hereby repealed. Ø 5. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 573.
AN ACT to amend the charter of the Southern Bank of Kentucky.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

$1. That the charter of the Southern Bank of Kentucky Page 40, ante. be, and the same is hereby, so amended, that the act amending the charter of the Commercial Bank of Kentucky, approved the 21st December, 1861, shall apply to said bank.

§ 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage, and remain in force for one year from its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 574.

AN ACT for the benefit of common schools. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

$1. That in all cases where, during the school year Reports not ending December 31, 1861, schools have been regularly made because taught for three months, under the provisions of the com- accident may mon school law, but have not been regularly reported, on May, 1862. account of unavoidable accidents, the county school commissioners of this Commonwealth shall be allowed further time-until the 1st day of May, 1862—to report the same

duty.

1862. to the Superintendent of Public Instruction, who, upon

the receipt of such reports, shall certify and countersign, Sup. Public Instruction as would have been his duty in case said reports had been

made in time.

§ 2. That in all cases where, during the school year Schools not ending December 31, 1861, schools have been regularly may bo com: organized under the common school laws, and teachers end reported." employed for three months but said schools have (from the

recent invasion of the State, or from other causes) not been continued three months, but taught only a portion of that time, they shall, upon the completion of ihree months time of tuition by the 1st day of May, 1862, be reported by the school commissioners of the counties in which they are situate respectively, and become entitled to their sereral proportions in full of the school fund for the year 1861, as if said schools had been duly and regularly taught and reported : Provided, That the time such schools are to be taught out, so as to make three months as aforesaid, shall not be again included in any subsequent reports of said schools to the common school department; and where it is

impossible that such schools shall be taught out as aforeMay be paid said, the same shall receive payment in proportion to the fatably for time time they were actually taught. taught.

§ 3. That in all cases where county commissioners have Vacancies in vacated their respective offices, the county judges of oommissioners counties wherein such vacancies have occurred, are auto be filled.

thorized and required to appoint immediately school commissioners pro tempore, who shall hold their offices until their successors are duly appointed and qualified.

4. That in all cases where school trustees have left How reports the districts wherein they have resided, and vacated their Gated in the ab- several offices, so as to have rendered it impossible that sence of trus- district school reports can be made and sworn to, as is

required by law, the county commissioners are authorized and directed to receive the affidavits of any two citizens of good moral character, and resident in such districts, in authentication of such reports.

5. That the annual reports for the school year 1861, Annual ro. of all county commissioners to the Superintendent of Pubmade legal, a

lic Instruction be, and the same hereby are, legalized, if returned before duly and officially made on or before the 1st day of May,

1862; and immediately after the date last mentioned the Superintendent shall furnish the Auditor of Public Accounts with all the school reports legally in his hands on said date;

and from these reports and the returns of the assessors of How inerme tax in his office, the Auditor shall thereupon apportion tioned in 1862, the income of the school fund among the several counties

of this Commonwealth entitled to the same, according to law.

$ 6. That in all allowances to be made hereafter to

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school districts in which schools were taught in former 1862. years, and not reported in accordance with the general

Special alschool law, but reported under and by virtue of special lowances hereacts of the General Assembly for the benefit of such delin

after made. quent districts, the amount pro rata to be paid each scholar shall, in no event, exceed the amount per scholar allowed to districts which have been, during the same year, duly and officially reported.

$ 7. This act shall take effect from and after its passage ; and the Superintendent of Public Instruction is directed to bare a printed copy thereof mailed immediately to each county judge and commissioner of common schools of this Commonwealth.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 575.

AN ACT to amend an act, entitled “ An act to amend the revenue laws of this

Commonwealth," approved February 28, 1662.
Be it ena ted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky :
§ 1. That the 7th section of an act to amend the revenue

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fund included, laws of this Commonwealth, approved February 28, 1862, be so amended as to include the accounts of the trustees of the jury fund in this Commonwealth. 2. That the compensation of the agent of the Auditor

Compensation for the services mentioned in the 7th section, as amended, of agent. shall be the same as provided for in the 5th section of said act. Ø 3. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 576.

AN ACT for the appropriation of money.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky :

§ 1. That the following sums of money be, and they are hereby, appropriated to the persons hereinafter naned, to be paid out of the treasury, upon the warrant of the Auditor of Public Accounts, to-wit:

2. To the Speakers of the Senate and House of Representatives, each, eight dollars per day during the present session.

3. To the Clerks and Assistant Clerks of the Senate and House, each, ten dollars per day during the present

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session, and to the principal Clerks the same per day for five days after the adjournment, for arranging papers, &c.

§ 4. To the Sergeants-at-Arms and Door-keepers of the two Houses, each, six dollars per day during this session; and to the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, for services of one negro man, one dollar per day; and the Sergeant of the House two dollars per day for the services of two negro men during this session.

$ 5. To the pages of the two Houses, one dollar and fifty cents, each, per day, during the session, to be drawn and distributed by the Sergeants of the two Houses, and certified by the principal Clerks; and twelve dollars to Wm. O. Bradley, for traveling expenses.

$ 6. To A. G. Hodges, for the Daily Commonwealth during the session, two hundred and sixty-five dollars and fifty cents.

§ 7. To S. I. M. Major & Co., for Daily Yeoman during the session, two hundred and sixty-five dollars and fifty cents.

$ 8. To the Ministers of the different religious denominations in Frankfort, fifty dollars, to be drawn and distributed by John W. Pruett.

$ 9. That the Auditor is authorized to draw his warrant on the treasury in favor of the principal Clerks of the two Houses for the amount of extra clerk hire for enrolling, to be estimated and certified by them.

ġ 10. To J. B. Lampton, for sundries, twenty-nine dollars and seventy-five cents, for bill of crape.

§ 11. To A. G. Hodges, for two hundred and twenty papers and postage, per bill rendered, eight dollars and eighty cents.

§ 12. To U. V. Williams, five dollars, for swearing in members of this General Assembly.

§ 13. To Gray & Todd, for bill rendered, eleven dollars and thirty-five cents.

$ 14, To John Haly, for use of Band on the 22d of February, twenty dollars.

$15. To John W. Pruett, for bill of crape, &c., tweutyseven dollars and eighty-five cents.

§ 16. To Keenon & Co., for bill of inkstands, three dollars.

§ 17. To A. G. Cammack, for carpeting, &c., in Senate Chamber, eleven dollars and fifty cents.

§ 18. To John R. Graham, for bill of blacking, andirons, &c., six dollars and seventy-five cents.

$ 19. To Dr. J. M. Mills, for bill of soap, one dollar and fifty cents.

§ 20. To Henry, a man of color, for washing towels, one dollar and fifty cents.

§ 21. To George A. Robertson, one dollar per day for

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