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CHAPTER 918.
AN ACT to change the time of holding the Adair Quarterly Court.

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

§ 1. That the presiding judge of the Adair county court shall hold his quarterly courts commencing on the first Tuesday in January, April, July, and October, in each year, and continue at each term until the business of the term is completed. § 3. This act to be in force from its passage.

Approved February 28, 1863.

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CHAPTER 919.
AN ACT to amend an act, entitled, an act to incorporate the town of

Mt. Sterling, approved March 12th, 1851.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky :

§ 1. That the police judge of Mt. Sterling shall keep in Police judge to his office the following books, viz: docket, execution book

and index, record book and index, and witness book, and the trustees of Mt. Sterling may appropriate out of the fines and forfeitures which may be assessed by said judge, an amount which shall be necessary to furnish said books as they may be required.

§ 2. That section 6 of said act, be and the same is herePolice judge by so amended, that said police judge shall be authorized may grant in Junctions. to grant injunctions and attachments at common law or in

chancery, from his own court, the quarterly court, or circuit court of his county.

3. That section 9 of said act, be and the same is hereby Appoals may be so amended, that either party to any judgment rendered

by said police court may appeal to the quarterly or circuit court, under the same rules and regulations authorizing appeals from justices to said courts.

§ 4. That section 10 of said act, be and the same is May appoint hereby so amended, that said judge shall have power to 1 execute or appoint special agents to execute orders of arrest, attachdors of arrest,

ments, and other provisional remedies, and the summons which accompanies such orders wherever an affidavit is filed with said judge by the plaintiff or his agent, to the effect that he believes that owing to the absence or diffi. culty of procuring a proper officer, the process or orders cannot be executed, unless such special agent be appointed. The appointment shall be made by an indorsement on the writ or order, which the agent is authorized to execute or serve, which indorsement shall be signed by the judge.

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5. That an act, entitled, an act concerning the mileage

1863. of witnesses attending the circuit and quarterly courts, approved February 17, 1858, be and the same is hereby fore police amended so as to apply to the police court of Mt. Sterling. mileage. s 6. That the 6th section of the charter of said town be Pees of police

judge. and the same is hereby so amended, as to allow the police judge thereof the following fees in addition to those allow. ed by said act, viz: For issuing each summons for a debt or demand, describing parties, for misdemeanors, or against party for selling or giving liquor to slaves 25 cents ; for each copy of order of attachment, or order of injunction, 10 cents; for issuing a summons for a garnishee, 15 cents; for each subpoena duces tecum, 20 cents ; for each warrant of arrest for a witness, 20 cents; for each order of arrest in ordinary or equitable proceedings, 25 cents; for each copy thereof, (if required.) 10 cents; for each order of delivery of personal property, 25 cents; for each copy thereof, 10 cents; for docketing a cause, 10 cents; for filing a petition, answer, or demurrer, or amended pleading 10 cents; for each order of court incident to the trial of a cause, 20 cents; for each copy thereof 10 cents; for presiding at the trial of breaches of the peace, to be taxed against the defendant if found guilty, $1 ; for rendering a judgment in all cases for a breach of the peace, or misdemeanor, 25 cents; for recording an original judgment, 20 cents; for taxing the costs of either party to a cause, 10 cents; for a copy thereof, 10 cents; for issuing an execution, including the indorsements, and recording the return thereof, to be charged when issued, 30 cents; for a copy thereof, 20 cents; for entering the attendance of a witness, and giving certificate thereof, including the swearing of the witness, 20 cents; for each bond required to be taken by the police judge, including the administration of an oath to the sureties, and certificate thereof, 25 cents ; for a copy thereof, 10 cents; for administering an oath and certificate thereof, 15 cents; for each official certificate, 20 cents; for filing depositions for each party, 10 cents; for copying a record for every twenty words, 2 cents; for taking a recog. nizance of a witness, 25 cents; for taking a recognizance, (replevin) to be taxed in the recognizance, 30 cents; for certifying a record and papers on appeal, 25 cents; for issuing a distress warrant for rent, 25 cents; all other fees of said judge shall be the same as allowed by law to justices of the

peace for like services. 7. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved February 28, 1863.

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CHAPTER 920. AN ACT to amend an act, entitled, “an act authorizing the county court of Carter county to sell the poor-house lands in said county."

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

$ 1. That an act, entitled, “an act authorizing the county court of Carter county to sell the poor-house lands of said county," approved February 25th, 1860, be amended as follows: said lands may be sold on such credits as the county court of said county may direct, a majority of the justices of said county being present and concuring, not exceeding two years. Bonds shall be taken, payable to the Carter county court, and upon which execution may issue if not paid at maturity. The money shall be paid to the sheriff of Carter county, either upon the bonds or executions that may issue thereon, and he shall hold the same subject to the order of the Carter county court. The county judge, who is authorized to make the sale, shall take good personal security, and also retain a lien upon the land for the price, and make report of the sale, together with the bonds taken by him to the next court of claims for said county after the sale ; and the sale shall be subject to the approval of the court of claims, and upon its approval may or. der the county judge to make conveyance to the purchaser. § 2. This act shall have effect from its passage.

Approved February 28, 1863.

CHAPTER 922.
AN ACT forfthe benefit of the supervisors of tax for Calloway county.

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 on the treasury in favor of the supervisors of tax for Calloway county, for the eum of one hundred and ten dollars, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for services rendered in assessing the property of said county in the year 1862. § 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved February 28, 1863.

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CHAPTER 923.
AN ACT for the benefit of the late sheriffs of Meade, Livingston, and

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

$1. That R. R. Jones, late sheriff of Meade county ; R. S. Boyd, late sheriff of Livingston county ; and Wm. B. Miller, late sheriff of Hancock county ; be and they are hereby allowed the further time of two years from and after the passage of this act in which to collect the arrearages of taxes and uncollected fee bills due them whilst they were sheriffs of said counties; and that they shall have power to distrain for the same-they and their sureties to be liable for any illegal distress or other improper conduct in the collection of said taxes and fee bills as in other cases. 02. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved February 28, 1863.

CHAPTER 925.
AN ACT for the benefit of Wm. Anderson, of Greenup county.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That Wm. Anderson, of Greenup county, be allowed to peddle books, and goods, wares, and merchandise, in the county of Greenup, without paying a license therefor. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved February 28, 1863.

CHAPTER 926. AN ACT for the benefit of R. W. Davis, of Shelby county. Whereas, it is represented to this General Assembly that R. W. Davis, of Shelby county, was elected county attorney of said county of Shelby at the August election, 1862; and whereas, said Davis, at the time of his election, was an officer in the 2d Kentucky cavalry, and absent from the county of Shelby, on duty in the State of Tennessee, so that he could not qualify and enter upon the discharge of his duties as county attorney; and whereas, the presiding judge of Shelby county, in the said absence of said Davis, appointed C. M. Harwood county attorney; and whereas, said Harwood proposes to resign said office in favor of said Davis, if he can legally do so—therefore,

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

ý 1. That in case said Harwood resigns the office of county attorney it shall be lawful for said Davis to qualify

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as county attorney of said county, and enter upon the dis-
charge of the duties of the same ; and said qualification
shall have the same force and effect as if it had been done
according to law.
$ 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved February 28, 1863.

CHAPTER 927.
AN ACT for the benefit of A. C. Cox, of Green county.
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 issue his warrant on the Treasurer in
favor of Archibald C. Cox, of Green county, for the sum of
six dollars as a compensation for his services as elisor of
the Green circuit court at the June term, 1862, he having
been appointed as such by the court.
§ 2. This act to be in force froin its passage.

Approved February 28, 1863.

CHAPTER 928.

AN ACT for the benefit of B. E, Courts. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky :

9 1. That the Auditor of Public Accounts be and he is hereby directed to issue his warrant on the Treasurer in favor of Braxton E. Courts, of Green county, for the sum of twenty-four dollars as a compensation for his services as elisor of the Green circuit court, at the August term, 1862, he having been appointed as such by the court. § 2. This act to be in force from its passage.

Approved February 28, 1863.

CHAPTER 929.
AN ACT for the benefit of the estate of John B. Hollady, late sheriff

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

That Thomas Kennedy, who, as commissioner and receiver, has in his hands the books, notes, and accounts of John B. Hollady, late sheriff of Nicholas county, shall have the same power to issue and put out for collection,

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