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OF FREE PUBLIC LIBRARIES.

Public Library therein for the year then next ensuing. All such sums to be paid by the State Treasurer as provided in this Section, shall be paid by him out of any moneys in his hands as such Treasurer not otherwise appropriated, and this Act shall be his warrant therefor. All such sums paid to any District Library Commission Money to be by the said State Treasurer as aforesaid shall be ex-Books pended by the District Library Commission for books, approved by the State Library Commission.”

expended for

Approved March 20, A. D. 1913.

OF DELAWARE COLLEGE.

CHAPTER 117.

OF DELAWARE COLLEGE.

AN ACT to re-incorporate Delaware College and amend the Charter

thereof.

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):

"The Trustees
of Delaware
College" to
ha perpet-

Section 1. That from and after the passage of this

Act, “The Trustees of Delaware College," as incorpoual existence rated, reincorporated and renewed by the several Acts

of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware, be, and the same is hereby reincorporated and renewed, with perpetual existence as a Corporation, for the purpose of carrying on, at Newark, Delaware, a College to give instruction in such subjects as will best promote the liberal and practical education of the youth of all classes in the several pursuits and professions of life.

Corporation to have same powers as heretofore

Section 2. That said Corporation shall perform the same duties and possess the same privileges and prerogatives heretofore enjoyed and exercised by it, subject to the Amendments and provisions hereinafter contained.

Board of Section 3. That the Board of Trustees of said College Trustees to consist of

shall consist of twenty-eight members, together with the twenty-eight members and Governor of the State, the President of the College, the members Master of the State Grange, and the President of the

State Board of Education, all of whom shall be members Eight Trustees of the Board, ex-officio. Eight of said Trustees shall be ed by the appointed by the Governor, by and with the consent of a Governor

majority of the members elected to the Senate. At least

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one of said members to be appointed by the Governor shall be a person skilled in the Mechanic Arts. Twenty One so apof said Trustees shall be elected by a majority of the # mechanic whole Board of Trustees, as hereby constituted, not less Twenty Trusthan five of whom shall reside in each County in the elected by a State, and said election shall not be final until reported Board as hereto the Senate at its next regular session, and confirmed by constituted by a majority of all of the members elected thereto.

vacancies in

Section 4. The first eight vacancies occurring in the Filling of Board of Trustees, as the same is constituted at the time Board of the passage of this Act, by death, resignation or otherwise, shall be filled by the Governor, as herein provided, the succeeding vacancies occurring, as aforesaid, shall be filled by election by a majority of the whole Board of Trustees, as herein provided, and thereafter all vacancies occurring as aforesaid, in the number appointed by the Governor, shall be filled by the Governor, so that there shall, at all times be eight members of the Board Board to conappointed by the Governor, and all other vacancies shall times eight be filled by election by the board of Trustees, as herein pointed by the provided.

Governor

Section 5. All accounts of the Treasurer of Delaware State Auditor College shall be audited by the State Auditor in the same Treasurer's manner as the accounts of other State officers.

accounts

Section 6. The President of the College shall each President of year, not later than the First day of December, make a report to report of all the activities of the College, instructional, administrative and financial, for the preceding year, to the Board of Trustees, who shall transmit the same to the Governor, to be by him presented to the Legislature at its next regular session.

Section 7. A College for the instruction and education of women, affiliated with Delaware College, shall be es

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College for women authorized

tablished and maintianed by The Trustees of Delaware College, whenever buildings, equipment and funds shall be provided by the Legislature or otherwise, for the proper establishment and maintenance of said College.

Section 8. The Board of Trustees may organize a department of education which shall be a part of the public school system of the State, and which shall have for its object the education of teachers for the public schools of this State.

Board of Trustees may organize a department of education

Course of study

Associate
Judge of New

to appoint Commission when Trustees cannot agree with owner of land

The Courses of Study for this Department shall be arranged by the Trustees of Delaware College in co-operation with the State Board of Education, and they shall also conjointly adjust the courses of study of the High Schools of this State in so far as they are related to the terms of admission to Delaware College.

Section 9. That whenever The Trustees of Delaware

College cannot agree with the owner or owners for the Castle county purchase of any land, with the improvements thereon, in

New Castle County, deemed by the Board of Trustees of the Trustees of Delaware College necessary for the purpose of erecting any building or buildings to be used by and in connection with said College, for the enlargement of its grounds, or for any other purpose in connection with said College, or the Agricultural Experiment Station connected therewith, to better carry out the purpose of said College and Agricultural Experiment Station, the said The Trustees of Delaware College may apply to the Associate Judge of the State of Delaware, resident in New Castle County, first giving to the other party, owner or owners, at least five days' notice in writing, of the intended application to the said resident Judge; and if said other party, owner or owners be unknown or without the State, then such notice shall be published in some newspaper in New Castle County, Delaware, at least five days prior to

or

Notice

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the intended application; and the said Associate Judge shall appoint five judicious and impartial freeholders to view the premises and assess the damages which the owner or owners will sustain by reason of the taking and using said land. The said freeholders shall be sworn or affirmed before some Judge, Justice of the Peace or Notary Public before entering on the premises, faithfully Dubierindo and impartially to perform the duties assigned them. Committee They shall give ten days' notice, in writing, to the owner or owners of the premises, or to his, her or their Guardian or Guardians duly appointed according to law, if within the State, and the same notice to the President of The Trustees of Delaware College, of the time of their meeting to view the premises; and the said Commissioners shall certify their finding and award to both parties and to the said resident Judge, but if either party is dissatisfied with the damages so assessed, such party may upon application to the Prothonotary of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware, in and for New Castle County, within twenty days after such assessment, sue out a writ of ad quod damnum, requiring the sheriff in the usual form, to inquire of twelve impartial men of his bailiwick of the damages as aforesaid, and their report shall be final; the said Commissioners shall in assessing the damages as aforesaid, award the actual cash value, in their judgment, of the land so to be taken and used, as aforesaid; upon the finding of said Commissioners, or of said jury, The Trustees of Delaware College, upon paying the damages so assessed, shall become entitled to have, hold, use and enjoy the said lands for the purposes by them required, forever; and in case any owner or owners of land necessary and taken for the purposes aforesaid, shall be a minor or non-resident, or for any cause incapable of receiving, or unwilling or neglecting to receive said damages, the said The Trustees of Delaware College may deposit the amount of the said damages to the credit of such owner or owners in the Farm

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