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2 ABBREVIATIONS AND EXPLANATORY NOTES Ch. -—-——---—-——---—--—--——--—--——- - -—----—-—- chapter Const. ——--——--------—---------—— - ————--- Constitution ‘ Gd. -—-----— - -—---—-—--——----——-------—----- ~—edition ‘ " ct SGQ. ——--—--——-—--—-- et sequens, and the following · ibid. -——--—-- ibidem, same reference as the preceding " Op. cit. ———-——-—--————-- opere citate, the work cited P-: PP- ‘‘‘*‘‘''‘*'‘*‘*’“‘'‘'‘'''*‘‘'**'‘‘ P&€€¤ P&S€S ’ par., pars. —~--———-——--—-—--——- paragraph, paragraphs ' sec., secs. --—--——-------—--—--—--— section, sections All references such as (see cffice of ) per- { tain to sections in this volume only. Other citEt5§E?Y€TEF to · _ statute numbers as indicated. ` " References in the index to this volume apply to the * _ section numbers of the various offices and to the paragraphs · contained in each office section. ‘ According to the constitution of l89l, the various cities and towns in Kentucky, for the purpose of their organi- ‘ zation and government, are divided into six classes according ‘ to their population. In many cases change in classification ' has not kept pace with change in population, and many munici- ’ palitics are no longer classified strictly according to present ‘ population. The general assembly, however, may change the assignments made as the population of cities and towns changes, and, in the absence of satisfactory means of obtaining the accu- rate population, it is governed by the last preceding federal f census (Const. of l89l, scc. 156). The basis of classification is as foll6wE?__———-__ First class. ..... ........l00,000 or more Second class.. .......... .moro than 20,000 and less then 100,000 } ' Third class. ............ .more than 8,000 and less than t 20,000 ‘ ‘ Fourth class. ..... .......more than 5,000 and less than · 8,000 Fifth class..............more than l,000 and less than 5,000 Sixth class. .... . ...... ..less than l,0OO A complete list of the names and classes of incorporated l cities and towns is included in the statutes (§arroll's Kentucky Etatutes, l956 ed., secs. 27ho, et seq.). T nas-M-h