Roads, Bridges, Ferries and Water Courses: Laws in Force in Mobile County [Alabama]

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Shields & Company, job printers, 1878 - Bridges - 15 pages
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Page 13 - ... the court-house door, and in five other public places in the county, two of which shall be in the township where such lands and tenements lie. All sales made without such advertisement shall be set aside, on motion, by the court to which the execution is returnable.
Page 13 - The oath shall be in writing and subscribed by the registrar, and filed in the office of the Judge of Probate of the county.
Page 9 - ... roads within the limits thereof, and any of the streets therein are out of repair for more than ten days at any one time, without a reasonable excuse therefor, to be determined by the court, the corporate officers of such town, or any one or more of them, are guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined in a sum not less than fifty dollars.
Page 3 - Act, by publication in .some newspaper in the county, if any is published therein, and if not, by writing posted at the courthouse door, and at three other public places in the county of the time of holding...
Page 3 - That if any person or persons shall unlawfully cast, draw, drift, anchor, stake, or otherwise make use of any gilling-seine or drift-net, for the purpose of catching fish in the river Delaware, within the concurrent jurisdiction of this state and the state of Pennsylvania, between the first day of March and the tenth day of July in each and every year, every person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine...
Page 4 - For the purpose of keeping roads in repair, the court of county commissioners, at its first term in every second year, must divide the county into a convenient number of road precincts, and must, at the same court, appoint three apportioners for each election precinct, which apportioners shall forthwith proceed to appoint an overseer to each road precinct...
Page 3 - ... at least thirty days before the day of sale, by advertisement in some newspaper printed in the county, or in case no newspaper be printed in the county, in some newspaper in general circulation therein, and by putting up an advertisement...
Page 14 - PERMITTING BRIDGE TO REMAIN OUT OF REPAIR. When a bridge or causeway has been erected by contract with the county commissioners, with a guarantee by bond or otherwise, that it shall continue safe for the passage of travelers and other persons for a stipulated time, and the contractor knowingly suffers any such bridge or causeway to remain out of repair and...
Page 1 - ... for the term of two years, and until their successors shall be elected and qualified.
Page 11 - Code 1907, which provides that "no road must be opened through any person's yard, garden, orchard, stable lot, ginhouse or curtilage, without his consent." The case was appealed to the circuit court by said Ballard, and the court, over the objections of said Ballard, Instructed the jury that the only matter for their consideration was "what would be a fair and reasonable amount to allow respondent as damages for the land actually taken and the injuries...

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