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territory now constituting beats or presinct numbered Fifteen, Three, Twenty-Two and Sixteen and known respectively as Gurley, Maysville, Hurricane No. 1 & 2 and Deposit. District No. 3 shall embrace and be composed of all that territory now constituting beats or precinct numbered Six, Eighteen, Five, Thirteen, Nineteen and Four and known respectively as Whitesburg, Clouds Cove, New Hope or Vienna, Poplar Ridge, Owens Cross Roads and Colliers. District No. 4 shall embrace and be composed of all that territory now constituting beats or precincts numbered Ten, Nine, Twenty One and Eight and known respectively as Madison Cross Roads, Cluttsville, Monrovia and Madison. District No. 5 shall embrace and be composed of all that territory now constituting beats or precinct numbered One, Twenty, Twenty four and Twenty-five and known respectively as Huntsville, Dallas, West Huntsville and Merrimack.

Section 4. One member of the Board of County Commissioners shall be elected from District No. 1. by the qualified voters of said District every four years and he shall be a resident of said district. One member of the Board of County Commissioners shall be elected from District No. 2 by the qualified voters of said district, every four years and he shall be a resident of said District. One member of the Board of Commissioners shall be

lected from District No. 3 by the qualified voters of said district, every four years and he shall be a resident of said District. One member of the Board of County Commissioners shall be elected from District No. 4 hy the qualified voters of said district, every four years and he shall be a resident of said district. Whenever a member of said Board from either of said districts shall remove from said district from which he was elected, his office on said Board shall become vacant and his successor should be appointed by the Board to serve until the next general election and until his successor is elected and qualified. The Chairman of the Board shall live in District No. 5. and shall be a resident of said District No. 5 at the time of his election or appointment, and he shall be elected by the qualified voters from the County at large.

Section 5. Members of the Board of County Commissioners, shall be nominated by the voters of the respective Districts, who are authorized to participate in any primary, caucus or convention held or called by any party.

Section 6. The Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners shall be appointed by the Governor to hold until the next general election in 1924 and until his successor is elected and qualified. The Term of the Chairman shall be four years and until his successor is elected and qualified, and the Chairman shall be elected at the general election 1924 and every four years thereafter. One member of the Board of County Commission

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ers for each district numbered one, two, three and four shall be appointed by the Governor to hold until the next general election of 1924 and until their successors are elected and qualified. The term of said four Commissioners shall be four years and until their successors are elected and qualified and a Commissioner for each of the said districts numbered one, two, three and four shall be elected at the general election in 1924 and every four years thereafter.

Section 7. The Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners shall receive a salary of Twenty Five Hundred ($2500.00) Dollars per annum, payable monthly from the County Treasury, and the other four members of the Board of County Commissioners shall receive Eight ($8.00) Dollars per diem for each day such member is in attendance upon the meetings of the Board, such compensation being payable from the County Treasury, provided that no such member of the Board, except the Chairman thereof, shall receive compensation for his services in excess of Four Hundred ($400.00 Dollars per annum.

Section 8. The Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners is required to give his entire time and attention to the business of the Board of County Commissioners; he shall be its presiding officer, and in addition to the rights, powers, and duties prescribed in this Act, he shall exercise and perform all other rights and duties in relation to the Board of County Commissioniers, and shall be liable to the same penalties in connection therewith as are now exercised and performed by the President of the Board of Revenue of Madison County, and the Judges of Probate of the several counties of this State as provided under the general law of the State, in relation to the Court of County Commissioners. He shall issue warrants to all persons whose claims have been allowed by the Board of County Commissioners and in the same manner and under the same restrictions as same have been heretofore issued by the President of the Board of Revenue or the Judge of Probate of Madison County.

Section 9. Each member of the Board of County Commissioners is hereby required, before entering upon the duties of his office, to make and file the statutory oath of office, together with a bond with a good and sufficient sureties, to be approved by the · Judge of Probate of said County, payable to Madison County, conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of their respective offices, such oath and bond to be filed with the Judge of Probate of said County. The bond of the Chairman of the Board is hereby fixed at Twenty Thousand ($20,000.00) Dollars, and the bond of the other four members of the Board are hereby fixed at Five Thousand ($5,000.00) Dollars each.

Section 10. The Board of County Commissioners shall hold regular meetings on the first Monday in each month, and may hold special meetings at any time on the call of the Chairman of the Board or of three members, entered in writing on the minutes of the Board. Three members of the Board shall constitute a quorum.

Section 11. The Board of County Commissioners may employ a competent Engineer who shall have charge and supervision of the Road Work in said County, and the Board of County Commissioners shall fix his compensation and prescribe his duties, and he shall be answerable to the Board of County Commissioners for the faithful performance of same. Said Board shall have the right to discharge said Engineer at any time they see fit without giving any reason therefor. The Board may employ a competent Clerk and fix his compensation not to exceed One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars per annum. The Board shall have the right to discharge said Clerk at any time they see proper without giving any reason therefor.

Section 12. The Board of County Commissioners shall have all the jurisdiction and powers conferred or which may hereafter be conferred, upon the Courts of County Commissioners, Boards of Revenue and other like governing bodies in the Counties of this State, by the general laws of the State.

Section 13. For the purpose of this Act, the Road year shall be deemed to begin October 1st and to end September 30th, of each year. No person under the age of twenty-one years on October 1st of any year shall be liable for road duty for that

road year.

Section 14. All persons liable for road duty are liable to work on the Public Roads of Madison County for a period not exceeding ten days in each road year, not counting the time spent in opening new roads, provided that a money compensation may be paid by any such person in lieu of road work, the amount of such compensation not to exceed Ten ($10.00) per annum for each such person. The Board of County Commissioners shall fix number of days of work, and the amount of compensation that may be paid in lieu thereof, within the limits prescribed by this Act.

Section 15. Whenever the Board of County Commissioners shall fix the amount of compensation to be paid in lieu of road work, any person liable to road duty in said county may procure exemption from working the roads for that road year by paying the sum so fixed by the Board to the Tax Collector of Madison County on or before March 1st of the year in which he is liable to road duty, and it shall be the duty of the Tax Collector to receive such payment and to give a receipt for same and the person holding same is required to exhibit such receipt to the person warning him for such service, in order to obtain exemption from road duty. The Board of County Commissioners shall each year on or before October 1st caused to be made out and delivered to

the Tax Collector a list of all persons in each precinct who are subject to Road duty. It shall be the duty of a Tax Collector of Madison County to furnish the Board of County Commissioners by the 15th day of March of each year a properly verified list of all persons who have failed to obtain exemption from road work by the payment of money. The Tax Collector shall be paid by the County the sum of Twenty Five Cents for each person making payment, in lieu of road work as herein provided.

Section 16. Any person who is warned to work the roads in Madison County may obtain the benefit of the aforesaid provisions for the payment of the compensation in lieu of road work by paying such amount as may be specified by the Board of County Commissioners to the Tax Collector of Madison County on or before the 1st day of July of each year.

Section 17. Every person liable to road duty in the County of Madison and who does not procure exemption therefrom, as herein provided, is hereby required to work on any public road in the precinct of his residence to which he may be warned, and for each default he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punish

a able as provided by law.

Section 18. The Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners shall make a personal inspection of any and all roads under construction or repair in Madison County, necessary to keep him personally informed as to the character of work and condition of the road.

Section 19. Should any part or parts of this Act be declared unconstitutional, the other parts of the Act shall nevertheless remain in full force and effect.

Section 20. All laws, or parts of laws, local, general or special in conflict with this Act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved Feb. 3, 1923.

No. 25.)

(S. 42. Oliver.

AN ACT

To alter and rearrange the boundry lines of the City of Talladega, Alabama

and to describe the area included therein for all purposes other than for school purposes, and also to alter and rearrange the boundary lines and to describe the area included in the City limits for school purposes and as a school district composed of the City of Talladega, Alabama.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. That the boundary lines of the City of Talladega, in the county of Talladega and the State of Alabama, be altered and rearranged so that the City of Talladega shall include in its corporate limits the territory described as follows, to-wit: The Southeast quarter of Section Twenty-two, the South half of Southwest quarter and the Northeast quarter of Southwest quarter of Section Twenty-two, the Southwest quarter of Section Twenty-three and the South half of Southeast quarter of Section Twenty-three, all of Section Twenty-six all of Section Twenty-seven, the East half of Section Twenty-eight, the North half of Northwest quarter and North half of Northeast quarter of Section Thirty-four, the North half of Northwest quarter and Northwest quarter of Northeast quarter of Section Thirtyfive, all that portion of Northeast quarter of Northeast quarter of Section Thirty three lying East of the Talladega and Sylacauga Public Road; all in Township Eighteen South, Range Five East; such area to be the area of the City of Talladega, Alabama for all purposes other than school purposes.

Section 2. That the boundary lines of the City of Talladega, in the county of Talladega, State of Alabama, be altered and rearranged so that the City of Talladega shall include in its corporate limits for school purposes and as a school district, the territory described as follows, to-wit: The South half of Section Fourteen, South half of Section Fifteen, South half of Section Sixteen, East half of Section Twenty, all of Section Twenty-one, all of Section Twenty-two, all of Section Twenty-three, all of Section Twenty-four, all of Section Twenty-five, all of Section Twenty-six, all of Section Twenty-seven, all of Section Twentyeight, and the East half of Section Twenty-nine, all of Section Thirty-three, all of Section Thirty-four, all of Section Thirty-five, and all of Section Thirty-six; all in Township Eighteen South, Range Five East, Talladega County, Alabama. The area described in this paragraph of this act shall be known and considered as the school district of the City of Talladega, and shall be subject to all the laws of Alabama applicable to the school district included in a city of over two thousand inhabitants.

Section 3. This said act shall take effect immediately upon its passage and approval.

Section 4. That if any provision or paragraph of this act should be declared unconstitutional by the Courts that it will in no way effect the other provisions or paragraph of said act.

Approved Feb. 7, 1923.

No. 27.)

(H. 35. Fite.

AN ACT

To vacate the dedication of the following portions of certain streets, ave

nues and alleys in the City of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, to-wit: That portion of Walker Avenue which lies between “A” Street, now known as 68th Street, and Second Street, now known as 70th Street; that part of First Street, now known as 69th Street, which lies between Underwood Avenue and Walker Avenue; the alley which lies between Underwood Avenue and Walker Avenue from its intersection

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