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whereas the rooms in said basement are now in a condition to need much repairing, in order to fit them for any purpose-therefore,

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

§ 1. That it shall and may be lawful for the trustees and elders of said church to repair said rooms, and to fit them up for educational and other purposes, and when so repaired said trustees and elders shall have the full and complete control of all the rooms in said basement story forever thereafter: Provided, however, Before any such repairs are commenced, the said trustees and elders, or a majority of them, shall advertise and give public notice of their intention to repair and improve the rooms in said basement story, after a day to be named in the notice, which shall not be less distant than sixty days from the time the notices are put up

Such notices shall be put up, one at the door of the court-house, and three others at three of the most public places in the town of Bowlinggreen. After such notices are given, if any person shall claim an interest or right of property, or right to control said basement story, or any rooin therein, such person may file his or her petition in the equity and criminal court of Warren county, and enjoin said trustees and elders from repairing said rooms until the complaint of such plaintiff is heard and determined. If such plaintiff shall be able to show that he or she has any interest whatever in said rooms in the basement of said church, it shall be the duty of said court to protect said plaintiff in his or her interest, or to secure to him or her an adequate compensation therefor; but if no such petition is filed within twenty days after the day mentioned in the notice, then said trustees and elders may proceed with their work, and make repairs; and thereafter all other claims of property or interest or control in and to the said rooms in said basement story, shall be barred and regarded as forever relinquished to said trustees and elders. $ 2. This act to be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

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CHAPTER 991.
AN ACT for the benefit of John W. Campbell, late surveyor of Chris.

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

$ 1. That John W. Campbell, late surveyor of Christian county, have the further time of two years to collect his fee bills. . § 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 994.
AN ACT for the benefit of Daniel Morton, Clerk of the Logan Circuit

Court.
Whereas, during the rebel invasion and occupancy of
the southwestern portion of the Commonwealth for the lat-
ter part of the year 1861, and the former part of the year
1862, a man calling himself H. E. Read, and styling him-
self“ Commissioner of the so-called Provisional Govern-
ment of Kentucky,” in company with armed men, did forcc
and compel Daniel Morton, clerk of the circuit court in
Logan county, to pay over to him (Read) all the fines and
taxes then in his (Morton's) hands; and whereas, said Mor-
ton paid over the money under protest—therefore,

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

§ 1. That the Auditor be directed, in any future settlement with Daniel Morton, clerk of the circuit court for Logan county, to give said Morton credit for the sum of one hundred and eighty dollars and seventy-three cents, that being the amount of taxes and fines taken from said Morton by force, and under protest, by H. E. Read, como missioner of the so-called Provisional Government of Ken. tucky. $ 2. This act to be in force from its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 996.
AN ACT for the benefit of Jesse Burkhead, of Ballard county.

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

$1. That Jesse Burkhead, of Ballard county, is hereby authorized and permitted to peddle goods, wares, and mer.

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chandize in the counties of Ballard and Hickman without
obtaining licenge therefor.
§ 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

A pproved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 998.
AN ACT for the benefit of James M. Harper, late sheriff of Caldwell

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

§ 1. That James M. Harper, late sheriff of Caldwell county, in his settlement with the Auditor for the revenue due from that county for the year 1862, shall have credit for the sum of eight hundred dollars, which, on the 12th day of October, 1862, he was, by duress, compelled to pay to one A. R. Johnson, styling himself colonel in the army of the Confederate States. § 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage,

A pproved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 1000.
AN ACT for the benefit of S. K. Dameron, late Clerk of the Circuit

and County Courts of Pike county.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

$1. That the further time of two years be allowed S. K. Dameron, late clerk of the circuit and county courts of Pike county, to collect and distrain for his fee bills as clerk aforesaid. § 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863

CHAPTER 1001.
AN ACT to incorporate Carreville Lodge, No. 145, Independent Order

of Odd Fellows, Carrsville, Livirgston county.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

$1. That Joseph Newton, N. G.; Robert Ertser, V. G.; and W. N. Threlkeld, Sec'y, and their associates, be and they are hereby created a body corporate, by the name and style of " Carrsville Lodge, No. 145, of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows ;” and they and their associates and

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successors shall so continue and have perpetual succession, and by that name are made capable, in law, as natural persons, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, answer and be answered in all the courts of law and equity in this Commonwealth; to make, have, and use a common seal, and the same to break, alter, or amend at pleasure; they may make and ordain regulations and by-laws for their government, and those now in force in said lodge to alter when deemed proper, and may change and renew the same at pleasure: Provided, They be not in contravention of the constitution, laws, and regulations of the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, incorporated by an act approved February 16th, 1838, nor in contravention of the constitution and laws of the United States or of this State. The said corporation shall have power and authority to acquire and hold real and personal estate not exceeding twenty thousand dollars in value, and, from time to time, if deemed expedient, sell and convey the same, or any part thereof, and to re-invest and dispose of the proceeds.

§ 2. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this act is hereby reserved to the General Assembly.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 1002.
AN ACT for the benefit of Wm. H. Hamilton, late sheriff of Larue

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

§ 1. That William H. Hamilton, late sheriff of Larue county, be and he is allowed the further time of one year to collect his old taxes and fee bills that he may have on hand.

§ 2. And he shall have power to distrain for the collection of the taxes and fee bills aforesaid : Provided, He shall first execute bond with security, in the county court of the county aforesaid, indemnifying all persons that may be damaged or injured by the wrongful distraint or collection of any taxes or fee bills aforesaid. $3. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

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CHAPTER 1003.
AN ACT for the benefit of Mrs. Martha W. Snead.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That Mrs. Martha W. Snead, wife of Chas. Snead,
of the city of Louisville, is hereby permitted to trade and
transact any business as a single woman; and she is here-
by-enabled to use any property she now owns, as though
she was a single woman. Neither the property she now
owns, nor what she may acquire, shall be subject to the
liabilities of her husband, and shall not be subject to his
control. She may sue and be sued in her own name.
§ 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

properteither the be subject t' to his

CHAPTER 1005.
AN ACT providing for the use of the Rockcastle county jail for

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

§ 1. That the jailer of Whitley county is hereby authorized to transfer, for safe keeping, criminals and others confined in the jail of said county, to the jail of Rockcastle county, and deliver such to the jailer of Rockcastle county, whose duty it shall be to take charge of such criminals, or others so delivered, and in all respects to be governed by laws in force as in case of regular commitments; he shall, however, deliver the same, if not liberated, to the sheriff of Whitley county, upon presentation of an order to that effect from the Whitley county court.

§ 2. The jail of Rockcastle county shall and may be used for the purposes indicated in the first section of this act.

$3. The provisions of this act shall only apply so long as it may be, unsafe to retain prisoners in the Whitley county jail, and shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 1007.
AN ACT for the benefit of the city of Louisville..
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky :

$1. That the general council of the city of Louisville be and they are hereby empowered and authorized to have constructed a railroad or railroads, with single or double

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