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IN RELATION TO RECORDS AND FREE SCHOOLS.

CHAPTER 15.

COPY OF INDICES AUTHORIZED.

SEC. 2. Section 2 amended.

12 Vol. 438.

Preamble.
SEC. 1. Section 1 amended.

Preamble.

du dit to amend an act entitled - An Act to amend an act entitled, in 12 Vol. 436. Art authorizing the Prothonotary of Kent County to copy Indices.'

WHEREAS by an act of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware, passed at Dover, February 5th, 1864, certain duties were imposed upon John 0. Slay, which duties, before he was able to perform, he moved from this State into the State of Maryland, and is not likely to find time to complete said duties, and is desirous of being relieved from the same, and requests that the General Assembly will appoint some other person in his stead; Therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen- section 1 tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That amended. Section 1 of the act entitled “An Act to amend an act entitled 'An act authorizing the Prothonotary of Kent County to copy indices," passed at Dover, February 5th 1864, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the words “John O.Slay," in How. the last line of said section, and inserting in lieu thereof the words “Henry C. Collison."

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That Section 2 of said act, passed at Dover, February 5th, 1864, be and the same is amended. hereby amended in line four of said section by striking out the words "sixty-four," and inserting in lieu thereof the words “ sixty-six.”

Passed at Dover, February 2, 1866.

Section 2

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An Act to provide for the Collection of Balances due the Free Schools by

the School Committee. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That where it appears upon settlement by the school committee of a

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CONCERNING THE POOR.

Action of debt may be brought against

mittee or survivors for

district that there is due from said committee to the district for money actually received by said committee any sum whatever,

an action of debt may be brought in the name of the district, or 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.

Before whom.

CHAPTER 17.

CONCERNING ALMSHOUSES AND THE POOR.

Revised Code, 130.
SEC. 1. Sectiou 3, Chapter 4S amended.

SEC. 1. The day for the quarterly meeting of the

Trustees of the Poor of Kent County changed.

Rev. Code,

130.

45 of Rey.

ded.

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

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepreSecond 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

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.

quarterly meeting of the Trus. tees of the

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County changed

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Sec. 1 of said act amen

An Act to amend an art 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 The word 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.

place of

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CHAPTER 19.

DEAF, DUMB AND BLIND.

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

sent from New Castle County.

See. 1. Of the costs or maintaining said pupils.

Proviso.

11 Vol. 118.

Two addi

may be sent

Co.

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 ladisentatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That gent popust two indigent pupils, in addition to the number now allowed by from New 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-ing 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 twenty. three hundred dollars shall be paid to the said institution in any

of the cost

pupils.

Proviso

one year.

Passed at Dover, February 15, 1866.

CONCERNING THE POOR.

CHAPTER 20.

THE FEMALE SOCIETY OF WILMINGTON.

Il Volume, 165.
Ser. 1. Name of corporation chauged.

2. Members of new corporation,

SEC, 3. Misnomer.

4. Section 1 of the original act amended.

11 Vol. 165.

Name of corporation changed.

Members of

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 hereby changed from that of “The Female Society of Wilmington 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 new 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;

tion.

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.

Misnomer.

original act amended.

OF THE GENERAL POLICE.

CHAPTER 21.

HOUSE OF REFIGE.

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
Clap. 533, 12
Vol. Laws of

An Art to amend an act entitledl

, "An act to incorporate the House of 12 Vol. 600.

Refuge of Neu Castle County."
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
State of Delaware in General Assembly met,
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," authorized in the fourth line of said section, the words, “ or other place as wildings in the said Board of Managers shall determine."

Passed at Dover, February 13, 1866.

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or elsewhere

CHAPTER 22.

SALE OF INTOXICATING LIQUORS, &c.

12 Volume, 172.
&C. 1. Section 2, Chapter 108 of 12 Volume

amended.
Penalty increased on ale-house keepers

selling any but malt liquors.

SEC, 1. Section 11 of said Chapter amended.

Penalty increased for selling without

license.
2. Publication in newspapers.

di Art to amend an act entitled " An Act regulating the sale of Inturica- 12 Vol. 172.

ting Liquors, &c.," passed at Doerr, March 6, 1861.

Sec9,

Penalty in

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That Soso Chap. Section 9 of said act be amended as follows: Strike out all after yol. Del.

Laws, amenthe word “of,” in line 10 of said section, and insert the follow- ded. ing: “ fifty dollars, besides costs, and in default of payment thereof shall be imprisoned not less than one nor more than six creased 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 in lenymore

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 hundred 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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