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composed of and embrace beats 12, 13 and 14 as such beats are now established.

Section 3. That the qualified electors of each of the Commissioners Districts as herein created and established, shall as the terms of the members of the present Court of County Commissioners expire, elect one member of said Court from each of the Districts, as herein created and designated, and only the qualified electors residing within the limits of each District as herein defined, shall be allowed to vote in such election and such Commissioner shall not be voted for from the entire County at large and such Commissioner must actually reside within the District in which he is elected.

Section 4. That this Act shall not affect the right of tenure of office of the members of the present Court of County Commissioners of said County, but said Commissioners shall continue to hold and discharge their duties of said office as now is encumbent upon them, and as may be made encumbent upon them by the provisions of this Act until their successors are elected and qualified as is provided in this Act.

Section 5. That in the general election to be held throughout the County in 1924, as is now provided by law, there shall be one Commissioner elected from the 1st District as herein created and designated; and one Commissioner from the 3rd District as herein created and designated; whose terms of office shall continue for four years and until their successors are elected and qualified; and in the general election to be held throughout the County in 1926, there shall be one Commissioner elected from the 2nd District as herein created and designated, and one Commissioner from the 4th District as herein created and designated, whose terms of office shall continue for four years and until their successors shall be elected and qualified; and two Commissioners in the order as provided in this section shall be elected in the Districts as herein provided, every two years, nomination for which office may be made in primary elections as other County officers under the general primary election laws of the State of Alabama. Section 6. That immediately after the passage of this Act

6 and its approval by the Governor, each of the present members of the Commissioners Court of said County, shall be required to give bond, with surety, payable and conditioned as provided by law, in the sum of one thousand dollars which bond must be approved by the Judge of Probate of the County and filed and recorded in his office, and thereafter each member of said Commissioners Court shall be required to give such bond before he is qualified to discharge the duties of said office, said bond with surety, to be in the sum of one thousand dollars, conditioned faithfully to discharge the duties of his office during the time he continues therein, which bond must be approved by the Judge of Probate and filed and recorded in his office.

Section 7. On and after the passage of this Act and its approval by the Governor, in all matters pertaining to the disbursement of public funds or revenues of the County, upon warrants issued by the said Commissioners Court, there shall be kept a minute showing an "aye" and "no" vote of said Commissioners on the matter of the disbursement or expenditure of such funds, and should such disbursement or expenditure prove to be illegal and not a proper charge against such funds, the Commissioners voting in favor of such expenditure shall be held liable therefor and shall refund such sum or sums to the County; and in case of a “tie vote” where the Judge of Probate as Chairman of said Court, is called upon to untie any vote where an expenditure of funds of the County is made, and the disbursement or expenditure as covered by such warrant is illegal and not a proper charge against the County, then the Judge of Probate shall likewise be held jointly liable with the two Commissioners voting in favor of the issuance of said warrant, and they shall be held jointly and severally liable to the County for such sum or amounts as may be paid out on such warrant.

Section 8. That if any section, clause, provision or portion of this Act shall be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect any other section, clause, provision or portion of this Act which is not in and of itself unconstitutional.

Section 9. That all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith be and the same are hereby expressly repealed.

Approved August 13, 1923.

No. 140.)

(H. 353. Glover.

AN ACT

To require the Court of County Commissioners of Henry County, Alabama,

to have published in some newspaper published in said County, a statement, following each regular, adjourned or called meeting of said Court, showing all disbursements of County funds, for what purpose expended and to whom paid; to fix the time for such publication; to provide for payment thereof; and to provide penalties for failure to do so.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. That on and after the passage and approval of this Act it shall be the duty of the Court of County Commissioners of Henry County, Alabama, to have published in some newspaper published in said County, following each regular,

adjourned or called meeting thereof, a statement of all disbursements of County Funds made through said Court, showing for what purpose expended and to whom paid.

Section 2. That said statement shall be made in such newspaper within thirty days from the adjournment of each regular, adjourned or called meeting of said Court of County Commissioners, and shall be published in one issue only of said paper.

Section 3. That the compensation to be paid for the publication as provided in this Act shall not exceed the usual rates now fixed by law, to be audited and allowed by the Commissioners Court as other charges against the County are audited and allowed.

Section 4. That it shall be unlawful for said Court of County Commissioners to fail to cause such publication to be made, and each member of said Court who votes against said publication is hereby made subject to a penalty of One Hundred Dollars; or should the entire Court as a body fail or refuse to order such publication made, then each member of said Court is hereby made subject to a penalty of One Hundred Dollars, in either case to be collected by suit; and it is hereby made the duty of the Circuit or Deputy Solicitor to bring said suit and to prosecute same in the name of the County as plaintiff.

Section 5. That if any section, clause, provision or portion of this Act shall be held invalid or unconstitutional by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect any other section, clause, provision or portion of this Act which is not in and of itself unconstitutional.

Section 6. That all laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act are hereby expressly repealed.

Approved August 13, 1923.

No. 141.)

(H. 383. Grove.

AN ACT

To authorize and empower the Commissioners of the City of Mobile to

fix the duties of the Mobile Light and Railroad Company as to the pavement of streets in the City of Mobile by contract in lieu of the existing, requirements.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

1. That the Commissioners of the City of Mobile be, and they are hereby authorized to, from time to time, contract with the Mobile Light & Railroad Company as to just what portions of the streets of the City of Mobile shall be, and what shall not be, paved by, or at the expense of the Mobile Light & Railroad Company, and just how, where, and of what material such pavement shall be done, repaired or renewed, which contractual provision shall supersede any and all requirements of the Mobile Light & Railroad Company already provided as to such pavement, whether contained in its franchise or charter or imposed by any general or special statute, provided, however, that nothing herein shall in any wise affect the obligations of the Mobile Light & Railroad Company in the matter of pavement of streets of the City of Mobile, as already provided, except where such changes are provided for by such contracts.

2. That all laws or parts of laws, general, local or special in conflict herewith, be, and the same are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed.

Approved August 10, 1923.

No. 142.)

(H. 50. Dickinson. .

AN ACT

To abolish the County Court of Autauga County.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. That from and after the passage of this Act the County Court of Autauga County be and the same is hereby abolished.

Section 2. That the provision of the Act of the Legislature of Alabama 1915, approved September 25, 1915 (General Acts pps. 862-5) insofar as the same applies to Autauga County, be and the same is hereby repealed.

Section 3. That all causes now pending and undisposed of in said County Court at the taking effect of this Act shall be transferred to the next session of the Grand Jury of the Circuit Court of said County, together with all papers and documents relating to said causes, together with the affidavits and warrants of arrest, for its consideration and action.

Section 4. That all judgments rendered by said County Court and unsatisfied as well as all executions issued from said County Court and all forfeitures rendered therein shall be enforced and returns made thereof to the Circuit Court of said County in the same manner and with the same force and effect, as if said judgments, forfeitures or executions had been originally made by the Circuit Court of said County of Autauga.

Section 5. That the Judge of said County Court immediately after this Act goes into effect shall certify to the Circuit Court of Autauga County all cases, documents and proceedings pending and undisposed of in said County Court, together with all unsatisfied judgments or forfeitures therein.

Section 6. That all laws relating to the salary of the Judge of said County Court of Autauga County be and the same are hereby repealed, and provided further that all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this act be and the same are hereby repealed.

Section 7. That this Act shall go into immediate effect upon its passage and approval.

Approved August 13, 1923.

No. 143.)

(H. 303. Gaines.

AN ACT

To alter or re-arrange the boundaries of the city of Dothan, Houston

County, Alabama:

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1: That the boundaries of the City of Dothan, in the County of Houston, State of Alabama, be and the same are hereby altered or re-arranged so as to include within the corporate limits of the City of Dothan all of the territory lying within the County of Houston included within the boundaries hereinafter set out, to-wit: Beginning at the northwest corner of the SW 14 of SW 14 Section 11, Tp. 3, N. R. 26 E; thence running east along the land line on the north side of the S 12 of S 1. of Section 11, Tp. 3, N. R. 26 E; and the continuation of said land line to the northeast corner of the SE 14 of SE 14 Section 7, Tp. 3 N. R. 27, E; thence south along the section line between Sections 7 and 8 in Tp. 3, N. R. 27, and the continuation of said section line to the Southeast corner of the NE 14 of SE 14 Section 30, Tp. 3, N. R. 27 E; thence west along the south land line of the N 12 of S 12 Section 30, Tp. 3, N. R. 27 E; and the continuation of said land line to the northeast corner of SE 14 of SW 14 Section 25, Tp. 3, N. R. 26 E; thence south along the land line on the east side of SE 14 of SW 14 Section 25, Tp. 3, N. R. 26 E to the Southeast corner of said Forty; thence west along the section line between Sections 25 and 36, Tp. 3, R. 26, to the northeast corner of the NW 1/4 of NW 14 Section 36, Tp. 3, R. 26, thence South along the east boundary line of said forty to the southeast corner of said forty; thence west along the land line on the south side of the NW 14 of NW 14 Section 36 to the southwest corner of the NW 14 of NW 14 Section 36, Tp. 3, N. R. 26 East; thence North along the section line between Sections 35 and 36 in Tp. 3, N. R. 26, E; to the northwest corner of SW 14 of the SW 14 Section 25, Tp. 3, N. R. 26 E; thence west along the South boundary line of N 12 of S 12 Section 26, Tp. 3, N. R. 26 E to the southwest corner of the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 Section 26, Tp. 3, N. R. 26 E; thence

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