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the County Superintendent of Education shall have the right to be heard in his defense as in cases of impeachment against County officers, and all such hearings shall be before the County Board of Education and shall be conducted as in cases provided under the general laws for impeachment of County officers, and provided that upon such removal for cause any County Superintendent may appeal to the Circuit Court and have a trial by jury.

Section 6. That the duties and powers prescribed by the general laws of Alabama for the office of County Superintendents in the supervision of the schools of the several counties shall apply to and be incumbent upon the County Superintendent. The County Superintendent elected or appointed under the provisions of this act, and before entering upon the duties of said office, he must take the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution, and give bond in an amount to be fixed by the State Board of Education in a reputable surety company authorized to do business in Alabama, conditioned upon the the faithful performance of the duties of his office, and upon the accounting and paying over to the proper authority all moneys coming into his hands.

Section 7. That all laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

Approved September 24, 1923.

No. 327.)

(H. 584. Moxley.

AN ACT To abolish the Jury Commission of Crenshaw County as created and

constituted by law, or an Act approved August 31st, 1909, and to confer the authority and power and impose the duties of such Jury Commission upon the members of the Court of County Commissioners of Crenshaw County. Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama.

Section 1. The Jury Commission for Crenshaw County as created and provided for by law or by an Act approved August 31st, 1909, be and the same is hereby abolished.

Section 2. That the rights, powers, duties, jurisdiction and obligations now conferred upon the Jury Commission of Crenshaw County be and they are hereby conferred upon the Court of County Commissioners of said county and that all the provisions of said act approved August 31, 1909, shall in all things apply and govern the Court of County Commissioners serving as the jury commission under this act, when not in conflict with the provisions hereof.

Section 3. That all laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this act be and they are hereby repealed.

Approved Sept. 24, 1923.

No. 328.)

(H. 300. Embry.

AN ACT

To detach election precinct number nine (9) in St. Clair County, known

as Ragland Election Precinct, from the northern judicial division of said county, and attach the same to make it a part of the southern judicial division of St. Clair County, and to confer jurisdiction with right to hear and try all matters and causes, civil and criminal arising in said election precinct, in the circuit court, chancery court, probate court, county court or commissioners court of the southern judicial division of said county, with place of holding court at the courthouse of said county at Pell City, according to, in the manner and to the same extent as is done in matters and causes arising elsewhere in said southern judicial division than in said precinct.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. That election precinct number nine (9) in St. Clair County, known as Ragland Election Precinct, be and the same is hereby detached from the northern judicial division of said county and said election precinct is hereby attached to and made a part of the southern judicial division of said county.

Section 2. That in all matters and causes both civil and criminal arising in said election precinct number nine (9) in St. Clair, County, jurisdiction for the trial of all such matters and causes, is hereby given and conferred on the circuit court, circuit court in equity, chancery court, probate court, county court or commissioners court, according to the jurisdiction of each, with place of holding court at Pell City in said county, in the same manner and to the same extent as is done in matters and causes arising elsewhere in said southern judicial division than in said precinct, and such jurisdiction is taken away from the northern judicial division of said county.

Section 3. An election is ordered to be held in said precinct on the first Monday after the expiration of three months after the date of final adjournment of the present session of the Legislature, at which election the qualified electors in said precinct shall vote on whether or not this act shall go into effect, and on the official ballot prepared for such election there shall be printed the following words: "Shall the act detaching precinct number nine (9) from the northern judicial division of St. Clair County and attaching said precinct to the southern judicial division of said county, go into effect?” There shall be printed thereafter the word "Yes" and the word "no." The choice of the voter shall be indicated by making a cross mark in front of the word “Yes” if he favors the act going into effect, and by making a cross mark in front of the word “No” if he is opposed to said act going into effect.

Section 4. That the officers holding the said election shall be the same and shall be appointed in the same manner and by the same officials as provided by the election laws of the State, and the election shall be held in said precinct in all respects in accordance with the law governing general elections as far as practicable and applicable; and the votes cast at said election shall be counted, canvassed, and returns made thereof to the court of county commissioners, in the same manner that returns are made in general elections. The result of said election shall be made known by the presiding officer of said court of county commissioners, by publication once in some newspaper published in said county, and, if a majority of all the qualified electors who voted at said election shall have voted “Yes,” this act shall go into effect from the date of publication of the result of said election by said presiding officer of said court of county commissioners; but, if a majority of such electors shall have voted "No," this act shall not go into effect. Notice of the holding of such election shall be given by the judge of probate of said county by posting written or printed notices thereof at three public places in said precinct and by publication in some newspaper published in said county for four consecutive weeks prior to such election. The expenses of making publication as provided by this act, of printing the ballots and holding the election shall be paid out of the general fund of the county, upon an order passed by the court of county commissioners and upon warrant drawn in accordance therewith by the judge of probate.

Approved Sept. 24, 1923.

No. 330.)

(H. 595. Powell.

AN ACT

To provide that in Walker County, the Assessment Lists or Sheets shall

constitute the Book of Assessments as required by the General Revenue Law.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama: That on and after the passage and approval of this act, that in Walker County, Alabama the Tax Assessor shall not be required to prepare a book of assessments as provided for in the General Revenue Law but in lieu thereof shall be required to arrrange in alphabetical order, according to beats, the original assessment lists and cause the same to be permanently bound, and such assessment lists, when bound, shall constitute the Books of Assessments as provided by the law. Such assessment lists, when bound, shall be preserved the same as assessment books. Provided further that in making the Tax Collector's Abstracts, such abstracts shall be made direct from the assessment lists. All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

Approved Sept. 24, 1923.

No. 331.)

(H. 846. Goodwyn.

AN ACT

To authorize the Board of Revenue of Montgomery County, Alabama to

appropriate the sum of five hundred fifty and 56/100 ($550.56) dollars for the relief of Mrs. Eugenia Prescott for funeral expenses of J. W. Prescott, who was killed while aiding officers of the law in attempting to make an arrest.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. That the Board of Revenue of Montgomery County, Alabama, be and the same is hereby authorized, upon satisfactory proof being made to it of the payment of the expenses hereinafter mentioned, to appropriate the sum of five hundred fifty and 56/100 ($550.56) dollars for funeral expenses for the relief of Mrs. Eugenia Prescott, the widow of J. W. Prescott, who was killed in Montgomery County, Alabama, while aiding the Sheriff of Montgomery County and his Deputies in attempting to make an arrest.

Section 2. This act shall take effect upon its approval by the Governor.

Approved September 24, 1923.

No. 332.)

(H. 682. Embry.

AN ACT

To make it lawful for any person, or persons, to use fish traps with fingers

or slats not less than one and one-half inch apart for the purpose of taking or catching fish in that part of the Coosa River that lies within St. Clair County, Alabama, and to further regulate the operation of such traps.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama that it is hereby made lawful for any person, or persons, to use fish traps with fingers or slats not less than one and one-half inch apart without any other device under, around and above the fingers of such trap, or traps, for the purpose of taking or catching fish in that part of the Coosa River that lies within St. Clair County, Alabama, provided that said fish trap or traps and the wings thereof shall not prevent the passage of fish up and down said stream.

Section 2. That all laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act, whether general, local or special, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Section 3. That this act shall take effect upon its passage and approval by the Governor.

Approved Sept. 24, 1923.

No. 333.)

(H. 693. Glover.

AN ACT

Authorizing the court of county commissioners of Henry County, Alabama,

to issue interest bearing warrants of said county against the general
fund thereof, in refund of all or any portion of the outstanding war-
rants against said fund, the highway fund and the non-interest bearing
warrants of the road and bridge fund of said county, and provide
for payment of such refunding warrants.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. That after the approval of this Act, the Court of County Commissioners of Henry County, Alabama, be and hereby is authorized to issue interest bearing warrants of said county against the General Fund thereof, in refund of all or any portion of the warrants now outstanding against said fund, the highway fund and the non-interest bearing warrants of the road and bridge fund of said county.

Section 2. That the rate of interest of the warrants authorized in section one of this act, shall not exceed six per cent per annum, and shall be computed from the date of such warrants to payment thereof, and the maturities of such warrants shall not be later than ten years from their date of issuance, and amounts thereof to be determined by said court.

Section 3. That said refunding warrant and interest thereof shall be paid from the surplus of said general fund after all necessary current expenses of said County have been paid.

Section 4. That all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this act be and the same are hereby repealed.

Section 5. That this act shall take effect immediately upon its approval.

Approved Sept. 24, 1923.

No. 336.)

(H. 794. Adams.

AN ACT To amend Sec. 12 of the Blount County Road Law, which is an Act en

titled "An Act to provide for the establishment, discontinuance, construction, use, working and maintenance of the public roads, bridges and ferries of Blount County, Alabama; to define the duties and powers of the Court of County Commissioners with regard to same, and to fix penalties for the violation of the rules, regulations and laws of the Court of County Commissioners," and approved February 18, 1919. Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Sec. 1. That Sec. 12 of the Act approved February 18, 1919 and popularly known as the Blount County Road Law which is entitled “An Act to provide for the establishment, discontinuance, construction use, working and maintenance of the pub

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