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SEC. 1. That section two of an act entitled "An act concerning the
incorporation of the trustees of Walnut Ridge cemetery, of
Jeffersonville, Indiana," approved February 15, 1840, be and the same
is hereby amended to read as follows: Section 2. That the trustees of
said Walnut Ridge cemetery, shall be three in number, to be selected
by the lot owners of said cemetery, at an election to be held on the first
Tuesday after the second Monday of August of each year.
The lot owners of said Walnut Ridge cemetery shall make such
by-laws, rules and regulations relative to the election of trustees, and
their successors, and to amend said by-laws, from time to time, as to
them may seem best.
Said trustees shall have power to lay out and ornament the
grounds, to dispose of and manage burial lots, to appoint suitable
officers and agents, and designate their several duties and
compensations, and make such rules and regulations from time to time
for the government of lot holders, and visitors to said cemetery, as they
may deem necessary, to purchase ground adjoining, for the purpose of
enlarging the burial ground, and garden for the superintendent, sexton
and other officers: Provided, That the extent of the ground to be
appropriated under this act shall in no case exceed fifty acres.