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amount in suits before them, shall extend to the county of
Shelby.
$ 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 1025.
AN ACT for the benefit of Winchester College.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

1. That it shall be lawful for the trustees of Winches-
ter College, or a majority of them, to sell and convey their
real estate, or any part therof, for the purpose of raising
money for the payment of their liabilities, and such sale
may be a public or private sale, and in one or more parcels,
as to a majority of said trustees may seem best.
02. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 1026.
AN ACT to authorize the Mercer county court to make a general cross-

index to the records in iis clerk's office.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky :

§ 1. That the clerk of the Mercer county couri be and he is hereby authorized, by and with the consent of the county court aforesaid, to procure the necessary books, and . make out a general cross-index to all deeds, mortgages, wills, and to all the settlements of executors, administrators, guardians, &c., in his office, and arrange and number the papers aforesaid in alphabetical order.

02. The provisions of the foregoing section shall apply to all future clerks of said county court, in like manner as to the present incumbent, in order to keep up the indexes with the accruing business of the office. § 3. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

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CHAPTER 1027.
AN ACT to provide for the temporary removal of the office of the Sur-

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

§ 1. That it shall and may be lawful for the surveyor of Warren county to remove the records and books of his office from Bowlinggreen to his own residence, and there to keep them and his office.

ý 2. This act shall be in force from and after its passage, and remain in force for two years, at the end of which time, and thereafter, the office of the surveyor of said county shall be kept at Bowlinggreen, as now required by law.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 1028.
AN ACT for the benefit of Shepherd Massie.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That the sum of ninety-five dollars is hereby appro-
priated to Shepherd Massie, in payment for a horse killed
under him in battle, while in service of the State ; and the
Auditor is hereby directed to draw his warrant in favor of
said Massie for that amount.
§ 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863,

CHAPTER 1029.
AN ACT for the benefit of the Presbyterian Church at Mount Sterling.

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

§ 1. That the trustees of the Presbyterian church at Mount Sterling be and they are hereby empowered to sell and convey such portion of the unimproved church lot as may be necessary to pay the indebtedness of said church. § 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

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CHAPTER 1030.
AN ACT for the benefit of John C. Conkin, of Monroe county.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

1. That the further time of two years be allowed John
C. Conkin, late clerk of the Monroe county court, to list
and collect, by distraint or otherwise, his unlisted and un-
collected fee bills ; and that he be subject to all the laws
now in force for listing and collecting illegal fee bills.
§ 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

CHAPTER 1031.
AN ACT in relation to the sale of ardent spirits in the town of Green-

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

1. That the question of granting license to sell ardent spirits in the town of Greenupsburg, shall be submitted to the qualified voters of said town. The county judge of Greenup county shall, by order of court, fix the day upon which said election shall be held; and shall post a copy of such order at the court house door, and two other public places in said town, at least ten days before the election.

§ 2. For the purpose of conducting said election, the county judge shall appoint two persons, citizens of said town, and voters, judges, and one to act as clerk, and also require the attendance of the sheriff. The election shall be held between the hours of nine o'clock, A. M., and three o'clock, P. M., in the court house. A poll book shall be prepared with one column headed, “ License,” and another, - No License.” The question shall be propounded to each voter," for license or against license.” The votes of those for license shall be set down in the column head. ed " License," and those against, in the column headed "No License.” It shall be the duty of the clerk and judges of said election to certify the result of said election, and deliver the poll book to the sheriff, whose duty it shall be to deliver the same to the county judge within two days after the election. The county judge shall, with the clerk of the county court, examine said poll books, and then file the same in the county court clerk's office.

§ 3. If a majority of those voting at said election shall be against granting license, the county court shall have no power to grant license to sell ardent spirits, vinous, or malt liquors, to any tavern-keeper or merchant in the said town of Greenupsburg. The court shall have power to grant a

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license to keep taverns in said town, but such license shall
not carry with it the right to sell, by retail, ardent spirits,
vi nous, or malt liquors, unless a majority of those voting
at said election shall be in favor of granting license; and
in such case the order granting license shall state that the
right to sell is given.
Ø 4. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

CHAPTER 1034.
AN ACT for the benefit of Whitfield Moody.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

$1. That power and authority be and hereby conferred
on the county court of Madison county, to grant to Whit-
field Moody the privilege to keep a tavern in the village of
Kingston, Ky, with his bar in a building disconnected from
his tavern house, upon his showing before said court he
has the accommodations required by existing laws, and
execute the proper bonds, and takes the oath required by
law.
§ 2. This act to be of force from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

CHAPTER 1035.
AN ACT to incorporate the Journeymen Tobacconists' Union of the

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

$1. That R. B. Carter, A. G. Rust, Wm. Reed, W. T. Clark, J. M. Daly, Samuel S. Smith. and W. M. Creighton, their associates and successors, be and they are hereby created a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of “The Journeymen Tobacconists' Union of the City of Covington, Kentucky,” for the benevolent purpose of mutual protection of the members of the Union and others in sickness, burying the dead, and providing for orphans, and other benevolent purposes not inconsistent here with, as such shall have perpetual succession, and by that name are made capable, in law, as natural persons, to contract and be contracted with, sue and be sued, plead and be im. pleaded, answer and be answered in any action or suits in all courts of law and equity whatsoever, and may have

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§ 2. The said corporation or society may make and ordain a constitution, rules of order, and by laws for their government, and those now in force in said society to alter when deemed proper, and may change and renew the same at pleasure : Provided, They be not in contravention of the constitution and laws of the United States or of this State.

$ 3. The said society shall have power and authority to acquire and hold real and personal estate in the city of Covington, not exceeding five 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 or dispose of the proceeds.

$ 4. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this act is hereby reserved to the General Assembly. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

CHAPTER 1036.
AN ACT for the benefit of the Assessors of Trigg and Breckinridge

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

Ý 1. That the assessors of Trigg and Breckinridge counties have the further time, until the first Monday in June, to return their tax books to county court clerks of said counties; and that said clerks shall have two weeks there. after in which to copy and return said books to the sheriffs of the counties aforesaid. § 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

CHAPTER 1037.
AN ACT for the benefit of John A. Yandell, late sheriff of Critten-

den county.
Whereas, it is satisfactorily represented to the present
General Assembly that on account of the occupation of the
county of Crittenden during the greater portion of the years
1861 and 1862, by bands of guerrillas, it was impossible for
John A. Yandell, the sheriff of said county for said years,
to collect the revenue due the State from said county for
said years, in the time prescribed by law; and whereas,
judgment has been rendered against him in the Franklin
circuit court for the revenue due from said county for the

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