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An Act for the Promotion of Sunday Schools and Young Men's Chris.

tian Associations.

Who may become in

How to be incorporated

Recorder of
Deeds.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, (two-thirds of each branch of the Legislature concurring herein) as follows, to wit :

SECTION 1. That it shall and may be lawful for ten or more corporated. persons associated together for the promotion of the interests of

Sunday schools, or as a Young Men's Christian Association for the promotion of religious knowledge and improvement, to be. come incorporated by the election of managers, not less than three nor more than twelve, and by taking a corporate name and

certifying the same, together with the object of the incorporation, Certificate to under the hands and seals of the managers, to the Recorder of

Deeds of the county, whose duty it shall be to record such certificate.

SECTION 2. The managers so elected shall, upon the recording

of such certificate, become a body corporate by the name so Saccession. adopted and certified, and shall have succession for twenty years,

with power to sue [and] be sued, and to purchase, receive, hold and enjoy property, real and personal, for the use and objects of the association, and to ordain by-laws for the regulation of its aftairs not inconsistent with the laws of this State or of the United

States: Provided that such corporation shall hold no real estate What real except such as shall be actually occupied and used for the pur

poses specified in the certificate of incorporation.

SECTION 3. The officers of the corporation, in addition to the managers aforesaid, shall be a president, who shall be one of the

managers, secretary, treasurer, and such other officers as the Election of by-laws shall prescribe. The managers shall be elected annually

at such place and in such mode as the by-laws shall direct, and Alett and re- upon their election the managers shall appoint and may from

time to time by resolution remove and reappoint the president, Powers of secretary, treasurer and other officers of the corporation. The

managers shall have the management of the affairs and business of the corporation, and the acts of a majority shall be valid.

Corporate powers.

be held.

• Officers.

inanagers.

Appoint

moval of fficers.

managers. Majority Imay act.

RELIGIOU'S SOCIETIES_EDUCATION.

SECTION 4. This act shall be a public act and shall be pub- Public act. lished. The Legislature reserves the power at any time to revoke Revocation the corporate powers of any association incorporated under this act.

Passed at Dover, April 8, 1869.

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CHAPTER 420.

COLLEGE FOR AGRICULTURE AND MECHANIC ARTS

Current Vol 127.
Sec. 1. Number of Students from each county.

Number from each hundred.

Hundred, how construed 2. Students, how nominated.

Sec. 2 When made.

How nominated froin hundreds having

no resident mein ber.
3. Age of persons nominated on part of

State.

127

students from each

66

from each hundred

An Act supplementary to an Act entitled "An act establishing a College Current Vol. for Agriculture and Mechanic Arts," passed at Dover, March 14, 1867.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That Sumber of the number of students from each county at any time shall not exceed thirty. Each hundred in each county shall have an county. equal number of the appointees to the college established by the Number act entitled "An act establishing a College for Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in this State," passed at Dover, March 14, 1867, and in making the nominations of the pupils under the act aforesaid hereafter, the hundred as herein named shall always be con- Hundred. strued to mean such territory as was embraced within the limits bewe.com of the respective hundreds in each county at the time the counties were each embraced within limits of ten hundreds only.

SECTION 2. They shall be nominated in this manner: each students, member of the General Assembly for the time being, whether batedomiduring a session or in vacation as occasion may require, shall annually nominate the students to which his or their hundred shall be entitled, and nominations from hundreds within the meaning of this act shall be made whenever a vacancy occurs in a hun. When made dred by non-acceptance, death or otherwise. When there are how numitwo or more members of the General Assembly from one hun-nated from dred, they shall decide who shall nominate from the hundred or having no hundreds within the meaning of this act having no resident mem

strued

how .

resident • inember

PUBLIC EDUCATION.

ber, together with the hundred where they may reside, by writing the names of the hundreds on separate paper and drawing as by lot; the hundred which a member may so draw the same shall be his so drawing to nominate therefrom during his term.

SECTION 3. No person shall be nominated on [the] part of the robe pom- State as a student of Delaware College who is under the age of part of State. sixteen years or over twenty-one.

Passed at Dover, March 15, 1869.

Axe of perOn nominared on

CHAPTER 421.

FREE SCHOOLS.

70 amended. How

12 Volume, An Act to remenil Chapter 70 of the 12th Volume of the Laws of Delaware.

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

, That Sec. 1, Chap Chapter 70 of the 12th Volume of the Laws of Delaware be and

the same is hereby amended by striking out the word “fifty " in the tenth line of Section 1 of said Chapter, and inserting the words “ one hundred."

Passed at Dover, April 6, 1869.

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CHAPTER 422.

PI'BLIC SCHOOLS IN WILMINGTON.

10 Vol. 644.

12 Vol. 291.
SEC. 1. Mayor and Council authorized to borrow

$25,000
To increase school accom in odations.

SE, 1. Limitation of payment.

Interest.
Who to prescribe time and manner of

borrowing, &c.
Public debt may be increased.

1. Vol. 674. In de in further addition to the Art for the Benefit of Public Schools in

Wilmington.

12 Vol. 281.

SECTION 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware (with concurrence of two-thirds of each branch), That the Mayor and Council of Wilmington shall have power, and the said the Mayor and Council of Wilmington are

PUBLIC EDUCATION.

thorized to

$25,000.

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hereby authorized to borrow upon the credit and faith of said city Mayor and twenty-five thousand dollars for the use of the Board of Public Council auEducation in Wilmington, and to be paid to said Board to enable borrow it to increase by building school accommodations as required by To increase the act to which this act is a further addition. Said twenty-five school acthousand dollars may be borrowed in parts or sums as shall be tions. offered, to be paid in a time not exceeding twenty years from the Limitation date of the borrowing, with interest at the rate of six per cent. per annum, payable half yearly; and the Mayor and Council of Wilmington may determine, or the City Council may prescribe who to pre

by ordinance the time and manner of borrowing, the form of , certificates of indebtedness, and any necessary matter to effectu- of borrow

ate this act not inconsistent with its provisions. The public debt Publie debt of the City of Wilmington may be increased by the said sum of may be intwenty-five thousand dollars added thereto.

Passed at Dover, January 22, 1869.

of payment. Ioterest.

scribe time aod manner

ing

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CHAPTER 423.

ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT.

Preamble. SEC. 1. Location.

Creation of District

Number of District
2. Meeting of voters, when held.
Committee to procure certified copy of

aci.

SEC. 2. Where to be filed.

Clerk of Peace to deliver copy to Trus.

tee of School Fund.
District to participate in dividends.
3. Powers of School Voters and School

Committee.

di det to create an Additional School District in Kent County.

WHEREAS all that district of country lying between Old Duck Prea ruble. Creek and the Delaware Bay, called and known as “ Bombay Hook Island," within the limits of Kent county, in the State of Delaware, has not heretofore enjoyed the benefits of the Free School system established by the statutes of the said State : AND WHEREAS there are quite a number of children residing in the district aforesaid now deprived of the advantages to be derived from the said school system who ought to enjoy the same: now therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That Location. all that district of country lying between Old Duck Creek and the Delaware Bay, within the limits of Kent county, in the State

PUBLIC EDUCATION.

District.

.

District.

Meeting of voters, when held.

of Delaware, known as “ Bombay Hook Island," be and the same Creation of is hereby created an additional school district in Kent county,

and constituted a separate school district within the said county, and shall be subject to and governed by all the provisions of Chapter 42 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware and the several amendments thereto; shall possess all the capacities,

rights and powers with which school districts are by the laws of Number of this State invested, and shall be numbered in continuation of the

numbers by which school districts in the said county are now designated.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the first stated meeting of the school voters in the additional school district created by this act shall be held on the first Saturday of April A. D. 1869, at some convenient place within the said district, and that the persons chosen at the said stated meeting to be the

school committee of the said district shall, within ten days after Committee the day of the said stated meeting, procure a certified copy of

this act and cause the same to be filed in the office of the Clerk of the Peace in and for Kent county, who shall make a copy thereof and deliver the same to the Trustee of the School Fund,

and the said Trustee of the School Fund sball open an account liver copy to with the said district, and in all dividends hereafter to be declared School Fund or struck for school districts in Kent county the said district

created by the first section of this act shall be included in the participate

dividend account and shall participate in such dividends equally individends with other school districts in said county.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That the school voters school voters in the additional district created by the first section of this act committee and the school committee thereof shall have all the rights and

powers of school voters and a school committee, respectively under the laws of the State of Delaware.

Passed at Lover. February 17, 1869.

to procure certitied copy of act. Where to be filed. Clerk of Peace to de

Trustee of

District to

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