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LAWS OF NORTH CAROLINA. 4.- CHAPTER LXVII. Ai^\ act to repeal an act, passed in tlic year one thousand eight hundred and eleven, en-tilled " an act to aiidioiise the County Court ot xVash to appoint commissioners to con-tract with sonic person or persons for buildinir public houses on the public ^lound at Nash Court House, and for other pui poses." - >, , ^ ,. ,. lie if exacted hi the General .'Issanbly of the State of i\ortn-Carofma, ami il is hereby enacted by the authority of the !<ame, That the before recited act bo', and tlie same is hereby repealed. CHAPTKR LXVin. An act to authoiisc Willis Lewis, of Granville county, to erect an/I keep up on his ovi-a lands, two gates across the public road leading tVom Clay's Cross Heads to Grassy Jie it' enacted by the General Jhsrmbly of the Stale of \orth- Carolina, and it is hcrebi/ cnactcd'by the authority of the'mme, That Willis Lewis, of the couii-iy of Granville, be", ami he is hereby authorised and empowered to erect on his own lands, in said counly, two gate's across the public, road leading from Clay's Cross Roads to Grassy Creek Meeting House, under the same rules, regula-tions and restrictions, and up(.n the payment of such taxes as are now or herc'- aftcr may be established and" imposed by law. CHAPTER LXIX. An act to provide for the better government of the town of Lincolnton. lie it enacted by the General Asaanbly of the S'aie nf North-Carolina, and It h hereby enacted by the authority of the same, Th;it the government of the (own of Lincolnton shall be vested in an intendant and four commissioners, who shall be anniiallv chosen on the (irst Saturday in March, at the court house in Lincolnton, and'lhe commissioners who last served as such, or any two of them, shall give at least ten days notice by advertisement at the court horj.'^e d.oor iti LincoTnton; and it shall "be the duty of the said commis:-;ioners to open an elec-tion at said court house at ten o'clock on said day, and to keep it open until three o'clock, P. M. and receive the votes; and the per^jon having the highest number of votes, shall be intendant, and the four persons having the next liigl>- est number of votes, shall be commissioners; and the said persons holding said election as commissioners aforesaid shall declare the result of the election. n. Andhctlfnrthci' cnadai. That no perHoii shall be deemed qiialin-ed to act as inteiulant or commissioner who is not seiz,ed in fee simple of a lot in said tov/n, and who has not been for six mouths picviou:i to the election a citizen of Lincolnton. III. Jlnd be it further evaded, Tiiat no pcr.son sinll be deemed quali-fied to vote for intendant or commissioners of police in said town, except free men, who arc twenty-one years of age, and have resided six months in town, and possess a lot or part of a lot in the same. IV. Jiiid be it further cnadcdy That the intendant and commi.ssiojicir. of police, so elected and qualified according to this act, shall be, and they arc hereby incorporated into a body politic and corporate, to be known by the namc'of the Town Council of Lincolnton. and by that name havesucccs.sion in office and a common seal; and thasaid council shall have power, from time to time, and at all times hereafter, to make such rules, bye-laws, orders, regula-tions and ordinances, as to them shall seem necessary, for the good govern-ment of the town; for laying out, extending and keeping in good repair the streets and roads in the bounds of said town: to prnvide. for the stH'-t- oh-r>r^
LAWS OF NORTH CAROLINA. 4.-
Ai^\ act to repeal an act, passed in tlic year one thousand eight hundred and eleven, en-tilled
" an act to aiidioiise the County Court ot xVash to appoint commissioners to con-tract
with sonic person or persons for buildinir public houses on the public ^lound at
Nash Court House, and for other pui poses."
- >, , ^ ,. ,.
lie if exacted hi the General .'Issanbly of the State of i\ortn-Carofma, ami il
is hereby enacted by the authority of the !