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Special Election, Tuesday, April 30, 1912.

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Special Election, Tuesday, April 30, 1912 In the Circuit Court of Augusta County, at a Special Term thereof, March 30, 1912

This day came again the Board of Supervisors of the County of Augusta and filed a petition signed by all the members of said Board in accordance with the provisions of an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, approved February 25, 1910, praying that an election may be held in said County for the issuing of County bonds for the permanent improvement of the roads in the County; And it appearing to the Court that the said Board of Supervisors did on March 21, 1912, file its petition in this Court, in accordance with the provisions of the above mentioned act of the General Assembly, praying the Court to enter an order requiring the judges of election at the next election of the County officers of said County, or at such other time not less than thirty days from the date of such order as might be designated therein, to open a poll and take the sense of the qualified voters of said County of Augusta on the question as to whether or not the said Board of Supervisors of the said County should issue bonds of the said County for the purpose of not the said Board of Supervisors of the said County should issue bonds of the said County for the purpose of macadamizing or otherwise permanently improving the public roads and bridges of said County. And it further appearing that an order in accordance with the prayer of said petition was duly entered by the Court on the 21st day of March, 1912, directing the holding of a special election on April 30, 1912, for the purpose of ascertaining the sense of the qualified voters of said County of Augusta on the question as to whether or not the said Board of Supervisors of said County should issue bonds in the maximum amount of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) for the aforesaid purpose of macadamizing or otherwise permanently improving and building certain public roads, situated in said County and specifically designated in said order; And i further appearing that it is necessary and expedient to make certain changes in roads proposed to be macadamized or otherwise permanently improved, as set forth in said order, in accordance with the prayer of said petition this day filed; It is accordingly ordered by the Court that the judges of election of Augusta County on Tuesday, April 30, 1912, shall open a poll and take the sense of the qualified voters of the County on the question whether the Board of Supervisors shall issue bonds for the purpose of macadamizing or otherwise permanently improving the public roads and bridges of this County. The approximate location, length and width of such roads as are proposed to be macadamized or permanently improved are as follows: The Parkersburg Road from Staunton to Buffalo Gap, about ten miles; from Buffalo Gap to Deerfield, about twelve miles; the Hebron Church Road from its intersection with the Parkersburg Road to its intersection with the Summerdean and Swoope Depot Road, about five miles; the Summerdean and Swoope Depot Road from Shemariah Church by way of Summerdean and Swoope Depot to an intersection with the Parkersburg Road at Valley Mills, about nine miles; the Buffalo Gap and Craigsville Road from Buffalo Gap by way of Mt. Elliott Springs and Pond Gap to Craigsville, about twelve miles; the Churchville Road from the terminus of the present macadamizing on said road to West Augusta, a distance of about twelve miles; the road from Churchville to Christian's Station by way of the old Shirley House, about five miles; the road from the Churchville and Christian's road at Stover's to the intersection of the road near Dry Branch Schoolhouse, about three miles; from Stuarts Draft to the Greenville Road by way of White Hill and Brookewood, about six miles; from Barterbrook to the present Greenville road by way of Carter's and Todd's, about seven miles; from Stuart's Draft by way of Barterbrook, Tinkling Spring Church, Fishersville and Kiddsville to Hermitage, about nine miles; the Staunton and Waynesboro road from Staunton by way of Brand's Station, Fishersville, Waynesboro and Basic City to the top of the mountain at Rockfish Gap, about fifteen miles; from Waynesboro by way of Calvary Chapel to the Greenville road about a mile north of Greenville, about fourteen miles; from Waynesboro by way of Coiner's store to Mt. Meridian, about fourteen miles, rom Waynesboro to the intersection of the Fishersville and New Hope road, about four miles; from the Lutheran Parsonage at Waynesboro to Barren Ridge Road, about four miles; from Five Forks by Harry C. Coiner's Patrick Farm to the Waynesboro and Coiner's Store road, about two and one-half miles; from Waynesboro to Lyndhurst by way of Whisler's Mill, about five miles; from J. N. Coiner's to Dooms Station, about one-half mile; the Staunton and Lexington Road from Folly Mills by way of Mint Spring and Greenville to the Rockbridge County line, about fourteen miles; the Staunton and Middlebrook road from Staunton to the Rockbridge County line, about eighteen miles; the Arbor Hill and Summerdean road, about two miles; from the Summerdean road at Shemariah Church to Middlebrook, about three miles; from Newport to Spottswood, about seven miles; the old Green ville road from STaunton the Greenville, as much as necessary, about twelve miles; the Bethel Church road from Grenville by way of Bethen Church to its intersection with the Middlebrook road one mile north of Middlebrook, about five miles, the Welland Road, as much as necessary, about three miles; the Stribling Springs road from Stover's Shop to Stribling Springs, about two and one-half miles; the road from Moscow by way of Mt. Solon to Sangersville, about five miles; from Sangersville road near the Arehart place by Mossy Creek Church to Mossy Creek, about five miles; from Mossy Creek along the Glade road to Spring Hill, about eight miles; from Centerville to White Hill, abut four miles; from the Middle River bridge on the Spring Hill road to Moscow, about five miles; from Parnassus to the Spring Hill road about one and one-half miles northwest of Spring Hill, about three miles; from Centerville to a point on the the Mossy Creek road road near the Turk place, about two miles; from the Middle River bridge on the Spring Hill road by way of Roman and Henry Landes to Cave Station, about nine miles; from Centerville to Henry Landes', about three miles; the Schutterlee Mill to an intersection of the road from Parnassus to Spring Hill, about eight miles; from the Mowry Mill road at Middle River bridge crossing the road from Salem Church to Ft. Defiance on to Mt. Sidney, about four miles, from the Valley Pike at Snow's place to A. H. Roller's, about three miles; the New Hope road from the Carpenter road to Staunton, about fourteen miles; from the New Hope road from the Carpenter road to Staunton, about fourteen miles; from New Hope road to the Valley Pike at Ft. Defiance, about five miles; from Jas. T. Kerr's to Crimora, about four miles; from Harriston to the Mt. Meridian and New Hope road, about three miles; from the Middle River District line by way of Pisgah Church to the Valley Pike, about three miles; from the Valley Pike near Mt. Sidney on the Keezletown road to the Rockingham County line, about four miles; from Hermitage to the New Hope road at Barren Bridge, about three miles; from the terminus of the present macadam road by the bridge over Middle River to Carpenter's, about one mile; from David Beard's at Piedmont by Knightly to Ft. Defiance, about four miles; from the Middle River District line at Salem Church Cemetery to the cross road to Mt. Sidney, about one mile.

All of the said roads are to be approximately twenty feet in width and the rights of way of said roads are to be approximately thirty feet in width, except where the same run through the several towns in the said County along streets which have been dedicated to the public, in which cases the rights of way shall conform to the width of said streets. The maximum amount of bonds to be issued shall be One Million Dollars (1,000,000.00) which said amount, including all bonds previously issued and remaining unpaid, does not exceed an amount in excess of ten percentum of the total taxable values of the County. It is further ordered that the Sheriff of Augusta County do forthwith post or cause to be posted a copy of this order at the front door of the Court House of Augusta County in the city of Staunton, Virginia, and also a copy thereof at each of the voting precincts of the said County. The said Sheriff is further directed to remove forthwith any copy of the order heretofore entered by this Court on March 21, 1912, which he may have posted at the front door of the Court House of Augusta County or at any voting precinct of the said County. It is further ordered that the order heretofore entered by this Court on March 21, 1912, directing the holding of said special election, be rescinded and set aside so far as the designation of the roads to be macadamized or permanently improved is concerned; that the designation of said roads as herein made and set forth be adopted in lieu of the designation set forth in said order of March 21, 1912; that said order of March 21, 1912, in all other respects remain firm, stable, and unchanged; and that said special election, as heretofore ordered, be held on April 30, 1912, in the same manner, except so far as the designation of the roads to be macadamized or otherwise permanently improved is concerned, as directed by the said order of March 21, 1912, and in all respects in accordance with the directions of this order and the statute in such cases made and provided in the same manner and with the same force and effect as if this order were the only order directing the holding of said special election. A Copy, Teste: Harry Burnett, Clerk, Circuit Court of Augusta County.