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COMMISSIONERS—Continued.
Judge may appoint receiver in vacation

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Ten days' notice to be given adverse party.

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COMMISSIONERS OF FOREIGN DEEDS-
Governor may appoint in each State, district, or Territory .

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Shall remain in office two years, unless sooner removed.

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Governor may fill vacancies.

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Must make affidavit, to be filed in office of Secretary of State

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May take proof or acknowledgmentof any instrument of writing, except wills . 203
May take acknowledgment of married women

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Sufficient to admit instrument to record.

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May administer oath necessary to discharge duties
May take and certify depositions.
Commissioners heretofore appointed may act

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COMMON SCHOOLS

Postage allowed Superintendent of .
A uniform system of common schools established.

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Constitutional school fund

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Interest on bond for $1,327,000 dedicated to

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Annual tax of twenty cents.

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Dividend on stock in Bank of Kentucky

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To be used for no other purpose.

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No fees to county judges or clerks to be paid out of.

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Fund to be used for common school purposes only

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Duty of Auditor in relation to.

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Net revenue to be ascertained each year, and distributed pro rata among white
children

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Proportion of fund not called for, how disposed of .

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Bonded surplus of each county to remain in Treasury.

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Teachers, when entitiea iv proportion of

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County judge to audit account of county cummissioners.

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Duty of Superintendent when share of each county is ascertained

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One hundred dollars and one per cent. to be retained .

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Change of commissioners, compensation apportioned

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Donations, duty of Superintendent in regard to
Agent, bond, duty, compensation, and liability of.

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Duty of Auditor in keeping account of school fund.
District taxation and graded schools.
District tax provided for

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Taking vote on, and who qualified to vote.

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Amount of tax to be fixed, and notice given.

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When district lines pass through lands of any person

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Officer's return of elections prescribed
Money thus raised, how accounted for and paid out .
Trustees shall make settlement with school commissioner
Fraud or misappropriation of funds.
Annual report of Superintendent to show how fund is appropriated
District tax not to exceed 25 cents on the $100..

Cities and towns, when included.
Board of education.

Board of cducation, corporate style and who compose it
May take and hold real and personal estate
Superintendent president of the board
When board to meet, and shall keep record of its proceedings

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Superintendent, etc., shall prescribe by-laws, etc. .
Prescribed instruction, what it shall embrace .
Commissioners and trustees to report certain facts when required .
State teachers' association ..

No money to be paid out of common school fund in aid of teachers' association 213
Superintendent.
Postage allowed Superintendent .

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COMMON SCHOOLS-Continued.

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When to enter on duties of his office and to take oath .

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Salary, books, stationery, fuel, and postage
May appoint a clerk, his salary.

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Ottice to be kept at seat of government

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Shall make annual report on 15th of October

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In his annual report shall show the objects, methods of admission, etc., of eleemo-
synary educational institutions.

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Copies certified by him evidence in all cases

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Blanks, his duty to prepare and distribute .

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Shall exchange reports with other States. .

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Duty to report neglect of duty or misappropriation of funds

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General school laws, etc., to be distributed.

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Controversy as to office of commissioner.

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Opinion of Attorney General, etfect of

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Upon retiring from office to deliver books, papers, and effects to successor

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Penalty for failure to do so.

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Shall annually revise school laws.

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To be commissioned by the Governor.

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Report of to be printed.

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County Commissioners.
Qualification of .

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One for the city of Louisville, how chosen.

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County commissioners, how elected .

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Who ineligible.
Oath and covenant.

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Clerk to certify election of commissioner to Superintendent

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Altering and abolishing school districts .
His duty to visit each school district once a year .

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To report number of children on or before first day of June each year

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To report districts in which schools have been taught .

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Fund to be then distributed ..

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May administer the oath required of a trustee

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Duty as to keeping records, etc.

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Private seal or scroll in lieu of corporate seal

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Devise, gift, etc., how held, etc. .

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Shall settle his accounts first of September each year

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Shall pay out money in his hands

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Penalty for failure to do so

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When to be in attendance at his office to receive reports .

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When to attend at his office to swear in trustees

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District and post-office of each trustee

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Offcial report, what it must show

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Penalty for false report.

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May be suspended or removed.
Vacancy, how filled
Shall decide questions in regard to common schools.
Appeals from his decision to board of education .
Duty to superintend examination of teachers..
Empowered to recognize who is trustee among contestants.
Shall pay teachers their salary direct .
Upon going out of office to deliver up books, etc..
County judge may fill vacancy .
On failure to elect, incumbent to hold over.

County court may remove commissioner.
Districts.

Districts as organized to remain until altered.
When alteration may be made .

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No district enlarged unless notice be given in writing
What number of children district shall contain .
Boundary not more than four miles square .
School-house near center of district as practicable.
Boundary of each district to be kept in a book.
District may compose part of two counties.

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COMMON SCHOOLS-Continued.

Where two districts adjoin, children may attend either
When city or town shall be deemed one district
An act for the benefit of, in certain counties .

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Trustees
Each district under the control of one trustee

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When, how, and by whom elected

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Who to act as judge of said election .
His duration of office
Penalty against judge of election for misfeasance, etc.

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Vacancy, how to be filled .

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Trustee and his successor, a corporation ..

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Private seal or scroll in lieu of corporate seal.

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Record to be kept and subject to inspection

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School-house to be provided . .

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Land may be condemned for school-house

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School--house to be near center of district.

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Roads and passways to school-house may be opened

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School-house may be condemned.

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Per capita tax may be levied to build new house

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Hands may be compelled to work on new house
School-house, of what it must be built and its size.

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Trustee may be indicted for failure to erect new house

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No boundary to be changed until tax is collected

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Tax not to exceed forty cents on the $100. .

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Sinking fund created by levy of fifty cents capitation tax
Collector may be appointed ..

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All white children to be invited to attend school

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Trustee shall visit school

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Annual census of children to be taken

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Penalty for willful addition of names .

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Penalty for failure to take census or make report .
Duty of trustee to report to commissioner when district is entitled to school sund.

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Penalty for failure to report .
Reports to be signed by trustee.

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On going out of office to deliver up books, etc.

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Penalty for failure to do so

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When liable to be removed

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Oath of office, duration of.

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Exempt from serving as juror or working on roads

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Court of claims may order pro rata share of any district of bond fund to be distrib-
uted ..

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Punishment for swearing to false report

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Teachers.
Qualification of .

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Certificates of qualification graded .

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Special license to teach may be issued.

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Board to examine teachers.

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When board to convene.

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Examiners to be sworn before they act

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Fee for examination

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To whom certificate shall not be given
Certificate may be revoked

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Each teacher to keep register and make report of scholars.

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Penalty for failure to do so .

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Course of study and regulations to be enforced

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May be removed for failure to do so.

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Teacher may suspend pupil for good cause ,

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Suspension to be reported to trustee.

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Appeal may be made to commissioner .

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State board of examiners to be appointed

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When and where they shall meet.

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Said board may charge each applicant three dollars

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Their duty in respect of giving certificates .

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Certificate good for five years
Uniform series of school books..

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Teachers' Institute.
How and by whom organized .

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When and where held .

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Who shall attend the session of

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Duration of session

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No reduction of teachers' wages to be made.

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Commissioner shall be present during entire session.

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Duty of commissioner at the session

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Provisions as to selecting place of holding.

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Notice of time and place to be given by commissioner.

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During the session county teachers' association may be held

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Of whom composed, and its objects.

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Commissioner to report in respect of

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Several counties may unite

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Expenses, how paid

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District Library.
How organized .

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School revenues not to be used for.

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Trustee shall have control of

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Teacher may be librarian .

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Trustee may receive donations.

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Books of sectarian or infidel character to be excluded.

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Library free to pupils. . .

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Resident may have use of upon payment of membership.

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Board of education to prepare list of books, rules, etc.

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Common school defined.
Object of common school system defined . .

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When common school may be kept as private school
School year, when to begin and terminate
What is a school month.
When assistant teachers may be employed.
Pupils must conform to regulations .

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Books, etc., of a sectarian, infidel, or denominational character not to be used. 237
When university, college, etc., may be a common school.

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Consent of majority of school voters must first be had.

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Fines, amercements, and amendments.
All fines under this chapter enforced by indictment .

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Judge to give this chapter in charge to grand jury

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Fines to be paid into the Treasury to credit of common school fund.

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This act not to affect, modify, or repeal local laws.

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Superintendent annually to revise school laws
Salaries.

Superintendent $3,000 per year.
Clerk in office of Superintendent .

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COMMITTEES-

Of idiots or lunatics may submit controversy to arbitrators .

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COMPARING POLLS-

See Elections.

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COMPOUNDING-
Informer or prosecutor compounding penalty, how punished . ..

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Court suspecting corrupt agreement, to appoint attorney to prosecute.

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Attorney for the Commonwealth not to receive money, etc., on agreement not to
prosecute or dismiss indictment

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COMPROMISE-

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Guardian or committee of a person of unsound mind may compromise suit concern-
ing lands.

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COMPACT WITH VIRGINIA..

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CONGRESS-
Acts of for removal of suits .

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Acts of on naturalization
Representatives, when elected .
Board of examiners of the county to compare polls
Board to make out three certificates,
Board to examine returns of county board.
State board to make out three certificates

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Board to determine a tie
Vacancy in office of

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Election to be by ballot .
How poll-books to be arranged. .

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Ballots to remain in custody of officers

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Ballots to be written or printed on white paper

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Judges shall see that only one ballot is offered

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Penalty for violating this article ..

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Poll-books not to be opened before board meet to compare them.

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CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT-

Power of attorney to confess judgment and every release of errors given before
action is instituted, null and void.

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Penalty for appearing under such power of attorney.

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Also liable to the party aggrieved

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Punishment for faisely personating another by confessing judgment, etc.
If judgment confessed in penal prosecution, it shall be for the penalty imposed by
law

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If judgment confessed for carrying deadly weapons, it shall be for the highest pun-

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CONSTITUTION-
Constitution of the United States.

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Index thereto.

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First Constitution of Kentucky

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Second Constitution of Kentucky.

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Present Constitution of Kentucky
Index thereto...

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CONSTRUCTION OF STATUTES-
Rules to be observed.

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What the words “ Stateand “United States" include.

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Fustice” signifies justice of the peace

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Authority to three or more gives authority to majority.

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The words “personal representative" includes executor, administrator, etc.

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Unsound mind" includes idiots, lunatics, etc..

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Oathincludes affirmation, and sworn the word affirm.

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Monthmeans calendar month, and "year" a calendar year

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Notice, what days computed and what excluded

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Sunday not a business day

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Adjournment from Saturday until Monday is legal

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Cattle, what it includes .

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Singular and plural number, how extended and applied .

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Real estate or land includes lands, tenements, and hereditaments

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Personal estate includes chattels real, etc.

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General Statutes not retrospective

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No distinction in construction of civil and criminal law .
To be construed with a view to carry out intention of the Legislature
Rule of common law not to be applied to construction of

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General Statutes to be liberally construed .
How words and phrases are to be understood

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How grantor and grantee are to be understood .

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