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Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. That the Court of County Commissioners of Pickens County, Alabama, is hereby authorized to make appropriations to the County Board of Education of Pickens County, to be used in providing class rooms, laboratories, and shops for use in teaching vocational subjects and for maintaining such departments after they have been established, such appropriations may only be made for use in any school or schools duly recognized by the State Board of Education as centers for vocational instruction of the Smith-Hughes type and an account of which reimbursement is being made or is to be made during the next fiscal year following the first payment for the County funds appropriated for such purpose.

Section 2. That the funds appropriated shall be paid to the treasurer of public school funds by the county Treasurer on authorization of the Court of County Commissioners. The County Treasurer of school funds shall pay out such funds on authorization of the County Board of Education.

Approved September 24th, 1923.

No. 343.)

(H. 645. Forman.

AN ACT

To provide for the working of county convicts on the public roads of Mor

gan County, Alabama. To provide penalty to be insubordinate or to attempt to escape and to provide how convicts shall be released and to authorize the Road Superintendent of Morgan County to lease convicts of other counties. Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama: Sec. 1. That on and after the approval of this Act, and after

. the Road Superintendent of Morgan County shall notify the Probate Judge of Morgan County in writing that he is ready to work the convict on the Public roads, the convicts of Morgan County, Alabama, shall be worked upon the public roads of Morgan County.

Sec. 2. It is hereby made a misdemeanor for any convict sentenced to work upon the public roads of Morgan County, Alabama, to escape or attempt to escape, or to be insubordinate to those under whom he is sentenced to work, or to be insubordinate to a foreman under whom he is working, or to willfully perform his work insufficiently, and upon conviction, must be sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than one year.

Sec. 3. It is made the duty of the Superintendent of Roads to review each convict sentenced to work upon the public roads, and instruct said convict as to the law, making it a felony for him to attempt to escape, or to be insubordinate, or to inefficiently perform his labor. And at the expiration of the time for which said convict is sentenced to the roads, the Superintendent of Roads shall give such convict a certificate as to whether he has efficiently performed his labor, whether he has been insubordinate, or has attempted to escape, and deliver such convict to the custody of the Sheriff of Morgan County, and if the certificate shows that such convict has not been insubordinate, has not attempted to escape, and has efficiently performed his labor, he shall be discharged; otherwise he shall be held by the sheriff to await the action of the Grand Jury of Morgan County, Alabama.

Sec. 4. All laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith are hereby expressly repealed. Sec. 5. It shall be lawful for the Road Superintendent of

. 5 Morgan County to contract with any other county for its convicts.

Approved September 24, 1923.

No. 344.)

(H. 834. Ware.

AN ACT

To provide for the alteration and fixing of the boundary line of the City

of Roanoke, Alabama; to provide an election for ascertaining whether or not the qualified electors residing within the proposed corporate limits, favor such changes.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. That on the first Tuesday in November, there shall be held an election for the purpose of determining whether or not the qualified voters residing within the proposed city limits as hereafter described favor the adoption of such limits as the boundary lines of the City of Roanoke.

Section 2. At the election provided by section 1 of this act all qualified electors shall be permitted to vote who reside within the following described limits, to-wit: Beginning at the southeast corner of the southeast fourth of the southwest fourth, thence north to the southwest corner of the northwest fourth of the southeast fourth, thence east to the southeast corner of the northwest fourth of the southeast fourth, of section thirty-six (36); thence north to the northeast corner of the southwest fourth of the southeast fourth, thence west to the southeast corner of the northeast fourth, of the southwest fourth, thence north to the northeast corner of the southeast fourth of the northwest fourth, thence west to the northwest corner of the southeast fourth of the northwest fourth, thence north to the northeast corner of the northwest fourth of the northwest fourth, section twenty-five (25); thence west to the northeast corner of the northwest fourth of the northeast fourth, section twenty-six (26); thence north to the northeast corner of the southwest fourth of the southeast fourth, section twenty-three (23); thence west to the northwest corner of the southeast fourth of the southeast fourth, thence south to the southeast corner of the southwest fourth of the southeast fourth, thence west to the southwest corner of the southeast fourth of the southwest fourth, section twenty-two (22); thence south to the northwest corner of the southeast fourth of the northwest fourth, thence west to the northwest corner of the southwest fourth of the northwest fourth, thence south to the northwest corner of the southwest fourth, of the southwest fourth, section twenty-seven (27); thence west to the southeast corner of the northwest fourth of the southeast fourth, section twenty-eight (28); thence south to the southwest corner of the northeast fourth of the southeast fourth, thence east to the southeast corner of the northeast fourth of the southeast fourth, thence south to the southeast corner of the southeast fourth, of the southeast fourth, section thirty-three (33); all of the aforesaid land being in township twenty-one (21) south, range twelve (12) east, Randolph County, Alabama; thence south to the southwest corner of the northwest fourth of the northwest fourth, thence east to the northwest corner of the southeast fourth of the northwest fourth, thence south to the southwest corner of the southeast fourth of the northwest fourth, thence east to the southeast corner of the southwest fourth of the northeast fourth, thence south to the southwest corner of the northeast fourth of the southeast fourth, section three (3); thence east to the southeast corner of the northwest fourth of the southeast fourth, thence north to the northeast corner of the northwest fourth of the southeast fourth, section two (2); thence east to the southeast corner of the southwest fourth of the northwest fourth, thence north to the northeast corner of the southwest fourth of the northwest fourth, thence east to the southeast corner of the northeast fourth of the northwest fourth, thence north to the northeast corner of the northeast fourth of the northwest fourth, the beginning point, section one (1) township twenty-two range twelve (12) east.

Section 3. That the City Council of the City of Roanoke, Alabama, shall provide for the holding of said election and do all things necessary to holding said election according to the laws governing elections; that upon said ballot shall be printed the proposed boundary line of the city limits described in section 2 of this act and under said description shall be printed the words, “Do you favor extending the city limits of Roanoke as above described?" and thereunder shall be printed the word "Yes" and

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the word "No." Persons favoring such extension shall make a cross mark in front of the word "Yes" and those opposing such extension shall make a cross mark in front of the word "No."

Section 4. In the event a majority of the qualified voters voting at such election vote in favor of the proposed extension of the city limits, then said limits shall be fixed as described in section 2 of this act. In the event a majority of the qualified electors voting at such election vote against such proposed extension of the city limits, then the said city limits shall remain as now fixed by law.

Approved September 24, 1923.

No. 345.)

(H. 793. Adams.

AN ACT

To provide for the election of a county superintendent of education for

Blount County, Alabama, by the qualified electors thereof; and to prescribe the duties and fix the term and compensation of such officer.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. At the general election for the year 1924, and every four years thereafter, there shall be elected a County Superintendent of Education for Blount County, Alabama, by the qualified voters of said county, who shall hold office for a term of four years from the first Monday in July next succeeding the election, and until a successor is elected and qualified.

Section 2. Candidates for the office of such superintendent of education shall be nominated as candidates for other county offices of Blount County under the general laws of this State regulating primary elections.

Section 3. Such county superintendent of education must be a qualified elector of such county and possess all the other qualifications required under the general laws of this State for county superintendent of education; and he shall perform and discharge all the duties of county superintendent of education, under the general laws of this State. Provided that if there be a vacancy in said office from any cause whatever, the county board is authorized to fill such vacancy as is provided by the general laws of the state.

Section 4. Such county superintendent of education shall devote his entire time to the public school business of Blount County and shall receive such compensation as the county board of education shall fix, which shall not be less than fifteen hundred dollars nor more than twenty-four hundred dollars annually, and shall be paid at the time and in the manner provided by the general laws of this State for the payment of salaries of county superintendents of education.

Section 5. All laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act, insofar as they relate to Blount County, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved Sept. 24, 1923.

No. 346.)

(H. 517. Lewis Bowen

AN ACT

To repeal an Act entitled “An Act to alter, extend or rearrange the

boundary lines of the corporate limits of the Town of Brighton, Alabama;" Approved September 29, 1919.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. That, that certain act entitled "An Act to alter, extend or rearrange the corporate limits of the Town of Brighton, Alabama," Approved September 29, 1919, be and the same is hereby repealed.

Approved Sept. 24, 1923.

No. 347.)

(H. 795. Adams.

AN ACT

To provide for the election of a County Treasurer for Blount County,

Alabama, to fix the time of election, to name the maximum salary per year, to fix term of office.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. That a County Treasurer for Blount County, Alabama, shall be elected at the regular election in November, 1924 and every four years thereafter.

Section 2. That he or she shall hold office for the term of four years beginning immediately after election and qualification or until his or her successor is elected and qualified.

Section 3. That the maximum salary per year shall be eight hundred dollars ($800.00).

Section 4. That the Court of County Commissioners may fix the salary per annum at any sum less than eight hundred dollars ($800.00) per year subject to the approval of the Probate Judge of said County, provided said amount is fixed ninety (90) days before any regular election.

Section 5. Said Treasurer shall perform such duties as are required by law.

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