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34 LAWS OF NORTH CAIIOLINA. an inspection bv a plivsician appuintoil by the comDiissIoiicis; ami (he iii:i tristrate of police shall jjossess the same powers in tuwn that a justice ui the I.race (I'M'S in iho (ount.y. VII. ^^nd be ii further enacted, That everv male per?»>n in llie t<iwn be-tween the ages of sixteen and forty five, shall be ct)ni|)e!lffl to work on th« streets whenever riqiiifi'il to do it by the overseer; il iiny person rel'u-c t(» work himself, ok to peiui liis servants, he shall be subject lo |;ay a fine of fifty cents for each poll, to be eccvered as before mentioned; iu\i\ the commission-ers tnay make any improvemems in the town, not inconsistent with indi\idn;il ri'>hts,'whnh they niuy ihuk expedient; and they may make proper allow-ances to the clerk and overseer of the streets for their services; and all fortVi-tures, fines and taxes shall be paid into the town Treasury for the benefit ol the lown. VIII. ,-ind be. it further enacted, that the niai\is'rate of police and coii'mis-sionersshidl be sworn into ofiice by any justice ot the pe;ice in the counry; and thev shall swear to peilorm the duties imposed by this act to the bcbt of their skdl and abilities. All persons, sixteen years old, who have been ciii-zens of the town six month.s prt vmus to the day of the election, shall be eu-til'ec to vote for the niajiistrate of police and commissioners: FrovAded ne-vertheless, tUai in) neison shall be eligible to ollice unless he is twenty one '•years old. IX. And be itfurther enacted. That all other acts heretofore passed, regit - lattn*^ the town of Windr^or, be, and the same ae hereby repealed. CTi AFTER LIV. An act supplementary to an act, passed ii ttie year eii^htecn himdrcd and twenty-six, chapter oiu' l>uiii.r'<i and thirty -ihree, tor the better rejulation of the town oi" Greensboro', in Guil-fon) county. Ik il enacted by the General Assembly of the State of JS"'orth Carolina, and it is herehij enacted inj the authority of the savte. That the comtiiis- S' (i;ers of the lonn ot (ireensboro', or a majority of thetn, be, and they are ht ret)V authorised and required annually to lay and collect, or cause to be collected, by some person appointed by them for that purpose, a tax on all taxable property and [tolls within the limits of said town suflTicient to pay pa-trr'les and other officers l)y them appointed; and o enable th<^m to make pre' p:uation against fire, ariii for other purposes whi.h may at any time by said coinmissioners c;e lour'd necessary for the protection and better government of said town. CHAPTER LV. An aci to explain and amend an act, passed A. D. 1784, f<»r clearing out and opening the navi-gation of Trent Itivcr, in .tones county. Beit er, acted bit the Geveral A&^tmblxf of the State of North Carolina^ anil it is hereby evaded by the authority tf the saiuCf That the Coni.ty Ci'Urt of the county of Jones, a majority of the acting justices being piesent, are herebv authorised anri empowered if they tieem it necessary, to appoint three cotTnmissioners. who-e- duty it shall be to lay oft" Trent river, from the town of Trenton up to the mouih of Juckeliow creek inio districts; and the said comniissiontrs shall r- turn their proceedings to the ensuing Coutiiy Court; for which servit es said court shall in their discretion, allow them cotn-pen'- ation cut of the countv futids Ji. He it further enacitd, That the Court of Pleas and Quaiter Scs-
34 LAWS OF NORTH CAIIOLINA.
an inspection bv a plivsician appuintoil by the comDiissIoiicis; ami (he iii:i
tristrate of police shall jjossess the same powers in tuwn that a justice ui
the I.race (I'M'S in iho (ount.y.
VII. ^^nd be ii further enacted, That everv male per?»>n in llie t|