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OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON.

CHAPTER 214.

OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON.

AN ACT to enable the Linemen of the Police Department of the

City of Wilmington to Participate in the Benefits of the Police
Pension Fund.

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):

Linemen of
Wilmington

benefits of police fund

Section 1. That the Linemen employed in the police police dept. to department of the City of Wilmington shall, for the pur

pose of participating in the benefits of the Police Pension Fund, be deemed and taken to be members of the police force of the City of Wilmington, and shall be entitled to the benefits of said fund and liable for all assessments and bound by all the rules as any other member of the police force of the City of Wilmington.

Section 2. That all Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.

Approved March 7, A. D. 1913.

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CHAPTER 215.

OF CITIES AND TOWNS.

AN ACT authorizing Municipal Corporations to Adopt Ordinances

Prohibiting the sale of cider.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the members elected to each branch of the Legislature concurring therein):

enact ordinan

Section 1. That Municipal Corporations be and they Municipal are hereby authorized to enact ordinances prohibiting authorized to the sale of cider within their respective corporate limits ces prohibiting and to punish by fine not exceeding twenty-five Dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding twenty days, or both, for violation thereof.

sale of cider

Section 2. The provisions of this act shall be appli- Applicable cable only to Kent and Sussex Counties.

only to Kent and Sussex counties

Approved March 26, A. D. 1913.

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CHAPTER 216.

OF CITIES AND TOWNS.

AN ACT amending, revising and consolidating the Charter of the

City of New Castle.

Preamble

WHEREAS it is deemed desirable that the Charter of the City of New Castle, being Chapter 152, Volume 15, Laws of Delaware, entitled “An Act to incorporate the City of New Castle”, together with the various amendments and supplements thereto, be amended and revised in certain respects and consolidated into one complete Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (with the concurrence of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the General Assembly):

Boundaries of the City of New Castle

Section 1. The City of New Castle shall be bounded as follows: Beginning at a point in the center line of Delaware Street extended in a south-easterly direction, being four hundred and sixty-four feet from the center stone at the intersection of the center lines of Front and Delaware Streets; thence in a south-westerly direction in a straight line to a point in the center line of South Street extended nine hundred and five feet from the center stone at the intersection of the center lines of South and Pearl Streets; thence in a south-westerly direction in a straight line to a point in the center line of Johnson Street extended seven hundred and eighty-six feet from the center stone at the intersection of the center lines of Johnson and Fourth Streets; thence northwesterly along the line of Johnson Street to low water

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mark; thence by the line of low water mark south-west.erly to the north-easterly line of Hickman Street extended as laid out on the plot of the City of New Castle; thence north-westerly along said north-easterly line of Hickman Street to the easterly line of the Hamburg or River Road; thence northerly by the easterly line of the Hamburg Road to the north-easterly line of Taylor Street, as laid out on the plot of the City of New Castle; thence north-westerly by the north-easterly line of Taylor Street to the south-easterly line of Fourteenth Street as laid out on the plot of the City of New Castle; thence north-easterly along the south-easterly line of Fourteenth Street to the southerly line of the New Castle and Frenchtown Turnpike; thence easterly along the southerly line of said Turnpike to the south-easterly line of the continuation of Fourteenth Street extended as laid out on the plot of the City of New Castle; thence northeasterly by the said south-easterly line of Fourteenth Street to the intersection of said Fourteenth Street with the north-westerly line of the right of way of the Delaware Railroad Company; thence northerly along said north-westerly line of said railroad right of way to the intersection of the center line of the main canal or ditch known as the Narrow Dyke; thence easterly by the center line of said Narrow Dyke to the line between the farm of the heirs of Julian D. Janiver, and the farm of the heirs of Victor duPont; thence following said dividing line between said farms to the south-westerly side of the public road known as Moore Avenue; thence southeasterly by the south-westerly side of said Moore Avenue to the north-westerly line of the tract known as “Baldton”; thence north-easterly and crossing Moore Avenue by the line of the said tract “Baldton”, to the corner of said tract; thence south-easterly by the northeasterly line of said tract “Baldton” and continuing the same and crossing the public road leading from New Castle to Wilmington to the easterly line of the said

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public road; thence northerly by the easterly line of said public road leading from New Castle to Wilmington to the north-eastern line of School District number fortysix; thence south-easterly by the north-easterly line of School District number forty-six to low water mark on the Delaware River; thence south-westerly by the said line of low water mark to North Street extended as laid out on the plot of the City of New Castle; thence southeasterly along North Street extended to a point seven hundred and nine feet from the center stone at the intersection of the center lines of Market (or Second) and North Streets; thence south-westerly in a straight line to a point in the center line of Chestnut Street extended eight hundred and twelve feet six inches from the center stone at the intersection of the center lines of Chestnut and Market (or Second) Streets; thence south-westerly in a straight line to the east corner of the rectangular pier off Truss (or Harmony Street) wharf; thence along the outer face of said pier to the south-west corner of the same; thence south-westerly in a straight line to the south corner of Jefferson's (or Lea's) wharf; thence in a straight line to a point in the center line of Delaware Street, the place of beginning.

Name of the corporation

Section 2. The City of New Castle, and the inhabitants thereof, shall be and continue a municipal corporation by the style and name of “The Mayor and Council of New Castle', and by that style and name it shall have perpetual succession and is hereby made able and capable in law to have, take, purchase, receive, possess, enjoy and retain to it and its successors, lands, tenements, hereditaments, goods, chattels and effects of what kind, nature and quality soever, and the same to sell, grant, demise, alien or dispose of, to sue, be sued, plead, and be impleaded, defend, and to be defended in all courts of law and equity, or any other place whatsoever, and also to have, make and use a common seal, and the same to

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