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CONCERNING THE POOR.

mittee or survivors for

district that there is due from said committee to the district for Action of money actually received by said committee any sum whatever, debt may be brought an action of debt may be brought in the name of the district, or against School Com-against the said committee, or the survivor or survivors of them,

in their individual names, for recovery of the same, as also for money due the penalty now provided by law, and judgment thereon shall

be given as in other cases, and may be executed accordingly; such action, no matter what the sum demanded be, may be brought before a Justice of the Peace, and shall be proceeded in

as other actions within their jurisdiction are. This act shall Retroactive. have a retroactive effect so far as the remedy hereby provided is

concerned.

Passed at Dover, February 9, 1866.

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Rev. Code,

130.

An Act to amend Chapter 48 of the Revised Statutes of this State.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepreSec. , Chap. sentatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That Code amen- Section 5 of Chapter 48 of the Revised Statutes of this State be Day for the and the same is hereby amended by striking out, in the third line quarterly

of said section, the word “Monday," and inserting in lieu thereof

the word "Wednesday," and that in all future publications of the Poor of Kent laws of this State said section shall be published as thus amended.

Passed at Dover, January 30, 1866.

meeting of the Trustees of the

County changed.

CONCERNING THE POOR.

CHAPTER 18.

DEAF, DUMB AND BLIND.

11 Volume, 118, SEC. 1. Section 1 of the act amended.

Sec. 1. The word "persons" inserted in place

of " children."

Sec. 1 of said act amen

An Act to amend an act entitled An Act to promote the Education of the 11 Vol. 118.

Deaf and Dumb and the Blind," passed at Dover, March 4, 1853. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen-ded. tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That persons section one of said act be and the same is hereby amended by inserted in striking out the word “ children," in the fourth line, and insert "children" the word “ persons” in the place thereof.

Passed at Dover, February 8, 1866.

CHAPTER 19.

DEAF, DUMB AND BLIND.

11 Volume, 118. SEC. 1. Two additional indigent pupils may be

sent from New Castle County.

SEC. I. of the costs of maintaining said pupils.

Proviso.

11 Vol. 118.

Two addi

Of the cost

A Supplement to an act entitled - An act to promote the Education of the

Deaf and Dumb and the Blind." SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre- tional ladi sentatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That gent pupils two indigent pupils, in addition to the number now allowed by from Now law, from New Castle county, may be recommended for admission into the Pennsylvania Institute for the instruction of the deaf and dumb, and the Governor shall cause the persons so recommended to be admitted in like manner as pupils are now admitted into the said institution by the act to which this is a of maintainsupplement; and that the cost of maintaining the said addi-pogled tional pupils shall be charged upon the income of the School Fund distributable to the said county: Provided, That not more than five indigent pupils from the said county shall be at the same time in the said institution, and that not more than twentythree hundred dollars shall be paid to the said institution in any one year. Passed at Dover, February 15, 1866.

CONCERNING THE POOR.

CHAPTER 20.

THE FEMALE SOCIETY OF WILMINGTON.

11 Volume, 165.
Ser. 1. Name of corporation changed.

2. Members of new corporation.

! SEC, 3. Misnomer.

4. Section 1 of the original act amended.

11 Vol. 166.

A Supplement to the act entitled, An Act to incorporate the Female So

ciety of Wilmington, for the relief and Employment of the Poor," passed at Dover, January 30, 1855.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, (two-thirds of each branch thereof concurring)

SECTION 1. That the name and style of the corporation created

by the act to which this is a supplement, be and the same is Name of cor. hereby changed from that of "The Female Society of Wilming. poration changed.

ton for the relief and Employment of the Poor," to that of “Horne for Aged Women," by which last mentioned name the said corporation shall continue to have succession for the purposes named in the act aforesaid, and with all the powers and franchises of a corporation aggregate.

SECTION 2. That the present members of the said “The Fe.

male Society of Wilmington, for the Relief and Employment of Bew corpora- the Poor" shall be members of the “Home for Aged Women,

and that all the immunities and franchises and all the rights, powers, properties, effects, and credits belonging to the corporation created by the act to which this is a supplement, shall be and are hereby vested in the “ Home for Aged Women.”

SECTION 3. That no misnomer of the corporation, created by the aforesaid act, in any deed, will, testament, gift, grant, demise, contract or other instrument, shall avoid or vitiate the same;

Provided there be sufficient to ascertain the intent of the parties. Sec. 1 of the SECTION 4. That the last line of Section 1 of the aforesaid act

be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the words City of Wilmington," and inserting in lieu thereof the words "County of New Castle;" and all the property of this corporation, held at this time, or to be hereafter acquired, shall be exempt from taxation and from water rent.

Passed at Dover, January 31, 1866.

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CHAPTER 21.

HOUSE OF REFUGE.

12 Volume, 600. Sec. 1. Section 14 of Chapter 533, 12 Volume,

amended

Sec. 1. Managers authorized to locate buildings

in Wilmington or elsewhere.

Sec. 14 of

Vol. Laws of

An Act to amend an act entitled, "An act to incorporate the House of 12 Vol. 600.

Refuge of New Castle County."
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
State of Delaware in General Assembly met,

Chap. 533, 12 SECTION 1. That Section 4 of the act entitled, An act to incor- Del, amenporate the House of Refuge of New Castle County be, and the Managers same is hereby amended by adding after the word “Wilmington,” to focante in the fourth line of said section, the words, " or other place as buildings in the said Board of Managers shall determine.”

or elsewhere Passed at Dover, February 13, 1866.

CHAPTER 22.

SALE OF INTOXICATING LIQUORS, &c.

12 Volume, 172.
Sec. 1. Section 9, Chapter 108 of 12 Volume

amended.
Penalty increased on ale-house keepers

selling any but malt liquors.

Ser. 1. Section 11 of said Chapter amended.

Penalty increased for selling without

license.
2. Publication in newspapers.

108 of 12

Laws, amen

An Act to amend an act entitled “ An Act regulating the sale of Intoxica-12 Vol. 172.

ting Liquors, &c.," passed at Docer, March 6, 1861. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That

Sec. 9, Chap. Section 9 of said act be amended as follows: Strike out all after Vol. Del. the word “of," in line 10 of said section, and insert the follow-ded. ing : "fifty dollars, besides costs,' and in default of payment

Penalty inthereof shall be imprisoned not less than one nor more than six cieased on months; and for the second offence shall forfeit and pay a fine of keepers

sellseventy-five dollars, besides costs, and in default of payment shall ingang bont

malt liquors. be imprisoned not less than three nor more than twelve months; and for the third offence shall forfeit and pay a fine of one hun. dred dollars, besides costs, and in default of payment thereof shall be imprisoned not less than six or more than twelve months,

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and such third conviction shall also ipso facto work a forfeiture of his or her license, and he or she shall not be re-licensed for the

time of five years from the time of such third conviction. Also Saia Chap amend Section 11 of said bill by striking out all after the word amended “of," in line 14 of said section, and insert the following: “one

hundred dollars, besides costs, and in default of payment thereof Penalty in- shall be imprisoned not less than six mor more than twelve selling with months, and for a second or any subsequent offenco shall forfeit out license. and pay a fine of two hundred dollars, besides costs, and in

default of payment thereof shall be imprisoned not less than nine nor more than twelve months.”

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid,

That Sections 9 and 11 of the above-named bill, as amended, be Publication in news

published in all the papers of the State for three months, by the papers. authority of the Secretary of State.

Passed at Dover, February 13, 1866.

CHAPTER 23.

ESTRAYS.

Sec. 1. Cattle and Horses prohibited from run- ' Sec. 6. Commissioners of Milford authorized to ning at large in Milford and vicinity.

ira pose fine. Seizure.

7. Fee of $1.00 to be paid to persons taking Notice to owner.

up estray. 2. Impounding,

S. Penalty for forcibly taking estrays im3. Advertisement of sale.

pounded. 4. Of the fine of persons residing within 9. of the appointment of person to imsaid limits.

pound estrays. 5. Of the fine on persons not residing within

His compensation. said limits.

10. Inconsistent acts repealed.

An Act to prohibit Cattle and Horses from running at large within cer

tain limits within Kent County.

large.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That

from and after the date of the passage of this act no cattle or Cattle and horses shall be allowed to run at large within the said county not to run at within a limit of two miles in every direction from the bridge

over the Mispillion Creek, at the foot of Walnut street, in the town of Milford, in said county ; and that cattle or horses so running at large within the said limits may be taken up by any

white person who shall forthwith give notice to the owner or Notice to

owners thereof; and if the owner or owners thereof shall be to

Seizure.

owner.

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