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NOTE BY THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES. The foregoing act takes effect at the expiration of sixty days after its passage, two-thirds of the members elected to each house, by a vote taken by yeas and nays, having so directed.]

(House Bill No. 85.)

CHAPTER 75.

AN ACT to amend and re-enact section seven of chap

ter one of the acts of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one, as amended and re-enacted by the acts of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three.

[Passed February 15, 1895.)

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

Acts amended.

That section seven of chapter one of the acts of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one, as amended and re-enacted by the acts of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, be amended and re-enacted so as to read as follows:

Circuit courts of seventh circuit, times of holding.

Putnam county.

7. For the county of Mason, on the first Monday in Muson County. February, first Monday in May, and first Monday in

September.

For the county of Putnam, on the fourth Monday in February, fourth Monday in May, and fourth Monday in September

the county of Kanawha, on the first Monday in March, first Monday in June, and first Monday in October.

Kanawha county.

(Approved February 20, 1895.)

[NOTE BY THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATESThe foregoing act takes effect at the expiration of ninety days after its passage.]

(House Bill No. 47.)

CHAPTER 76.

AN ACT changing the time for holding the circuit

courts of the Eighth judicial circuit.

[Passed February 22, 1895.]

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia :

That chapter one, acts one thousand eight hundred Acts amended and eighty-one, as amended and re-enacted by chapter fifteen, acts one thousand eight hundred and eighty-two, and by chapter seventeen of acts one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, and by chapter three, acts one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five, and by chapter two, acts one thousand eight hundred and ninety, and by chapter thirty-seven, acts one thousand eight hundred and ninety-three, be amended and re-enacted so as to read as follows:

of hold

8. The circuit courts for the several counties of the Circuit court of eighth judicial circuit shall hereafter commence and be eighth circuit, held as follows:

ing. For the county of Wayne, on the fourth Mondays in

Wayne county, January, May and September.

For the county of Lincoln, on the third Mondays in February, August, and November.

county. For the county of Cabell, on the first Mondays in Cabell county. March, July, and December.

For the county of Logan, on the fourth Mondays in Logan county, April, July, and October.

Lincoln

(Approved February 22, 1895.)

[NOTE BY THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES. The foregoing act takes effect at the expiration of ninety days after its passage.]

(House Bill No. 57.)

CHAPTER 177.

AN ACT to authorize the judges, or either of them, of

the circuit courts of the First judicial circuit to employ short-hand writers in certain cases.

[Passed February 19, 1895 1

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

Judges of firsta

1. The judges, or either of them, of the circuit circuit may courts of the counties of Hancock, Brooke, Ohio and emplur shorthand writers in Marshall, may, at their discretion, employ short-hand certain cases.

writers to report, under such regulations as said judges, or either of them, may prescribe, the proceedings had and testimony given during the trial of any cause in the circuit courts of said circuit, as well as the proceedings had and testimony given in any other matter in hearing

before the court; and may allow them a reasonable comCompensa

pensation for their services and expenses, to be certified tion; how fixed by the court to the board of commissioners or county paid

court of the county in which such trial took place or other matter was heard, and paid by them out of the county treasury.

(Approved February 20, 1895.)

[NOTE BY THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES.The foregoing act takes effect from its passage, twothirds of the members elected to each house, by a vote taken by yeas and nays, having so directed.]

(House Bill No. 33.)

CHAPTER 78.

AN ACT empowering the boards of education to levy

for school purposes.

[Passed February 21, 1895.]

Boards of education of certain districts authorized to levy for school purposes.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia :

That the boards of education of any of the magisterial or independent school districts, in said state of West Virginia, that failed to vote for or against power to levy for school purposes on the sixth day of November, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-four, are hereby authorized to levy, until the next general election in November, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six, for building fund, also for a sufficient teachers' fund, to run their respective schools the same number of months as shown by their last levy of one thousand eight hundred and ninety-three and one thousand eight hundred and ninety-four.

(Approved February 22, 1895.)

[NOTE BY THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES.The foregoing act takes effect at the expiration of ninety days after its passage.]

(House Bill No. 194.)

CHAPTER 179.

AN ACT authorizing the trustees of the M. E. church

of the city of Moundsville to remove or cause to be removed the remains of the dead from the old burying ground of said church; said ground lying now within said city.

[Passed February 22, 1895.]

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia :

E Church of
Moundsville

1. The trustees of the M. E. church of the city of Trustees of M. Moundsville, in whom the title to the real estate known as the old cemetery, lying within said city limits, is authorized to vested, are hereby authorized to remove, at their own mains of cerexpense, the remains of the dead now buried in said cemetery, and cause the same to be re-interred in Mount Rose cemetery, or some other regularly incorporated cemetery, without cost to relatives or friends.

tain dead; to where.

certain

purposes.

2. Said trustees are further authorized to sell or Trustees may

sell or grant grant for street purposes, on such terms as they deem

propbest, sufficient ground along the south side of said cem-erty for street etery, so as to widen Waynesburg avenue to the same width of the avenue on the east and west of said cemetery; also, sufficient territory off the east side of said cemetery, to widen Cypress avenue full width along the east side of said cemetery; and are also further authorized to sell any part or all of said cemetery ground, after the dead are all removed therefrom.

3. But the friends and relatives of any and all per- Friends of dead sons buried in said ground, shall have the privilege of them; when. taking charge of and removing the remains of any dead they may desire to remove, but the same shall be done within such reasonable time as the said trustees may by duly advertised notice prescribe. And an advertise

Notice to be given by trus

ment published in some newspaper published in Marshall tees, of what; county, ninety days, shall be deemed sufficient notice to how given.

all friends and relatives, of the intention to remove the remains of any portion or all of the dead in said cemetery.

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When trustees may remove dead.

4. At the end of said ninety days, all the dead whose friends or relatives have not made proper arrangements for their removal, may be removed by authority of said board of trustees.

Remains of dead; how to be reburied.

Trustees to remove and reerect tomb

5. The remains of the dead removed from said cemetery by the board of trustees, shall each be buried separately, and the remains of no two persons shall be placed in one or the same box or coffin.

6. The trustees shall also carefully remove, at their

own expense, all tomb stones, monuments and tablets, stones, etc., ex- and erect in a substantial manner and without injury the same over the remains of the bodies removed, so

as to properly mark the same where said trustees have removed the remains of said dead; but where the friends of the dead have removed the remains, they (the said friends) shall also remove said tombstones, monuments or tablets.

WILLIAM SEYMOUR EDWARDS, Speaker of the IIouse of Delegates.

WM. G. WORLEY,

President of the Senate.

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA,
OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF STATE,

February 28, 1895.
I certify that the foregoing act, having been presented
to the governor for his approval, and not having been
returned by him to the house of the legislature in which
it originated within the time prescribed by the constitu-
tion of this state, has become a law without his approval.

W. E. CHILTON,

Secretary of State.

[NOTE BY THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES. The foregoing act takes effect at the expiration of ninety days after its passage.]

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