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or her for the year next preceding the year in which such special election is held, otherwise his or her vote shall not be received. Should such person wilfully and falsely so swear, he or she shall be deemed guilty of perjury and suffer all its penalties.

Section 11. That the faith of the said The Town of Clayton is hereby pledged for the payment of the bonds authorized to be issued under this Act.

Section 12. This Act shall be deemed and taken to be a public Act.

Approved March 12, A. D. 1913.

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CHAPTER 230.

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AN ACT to amend an Act to incorporate the Town of Kenton, being

Chapter 176, Volume 18, Laws of Delaware and the Amendments thereto.

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 General Assembly concurring therein):

Sec. 4, Chap. 176, Vol. 18 amended

Section 1. That Chapter 176, Volume 18, Laws of Delaware be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the words “One Hundred Dollars”, as they appear in the fourth line of the Fourth Section of said Act, and inserting in lieu thereof the words “Five Hundred Dollars".

18 further amended

Chap. 176, Vol. Section 2. That Chapter 176, Volume 18, Laws of Del

aware, is hereby further amended by adding thereto three new Sections to be known as Section 14, Section 15 and Section 16, respectively, of said Act, as follows:

sioners authorized to borrow money

ommis- “Section 14. That the Commissioners of the Town of

·Kenton are hereby authorized and empowered to borrow a sum of money not exceeding Five Thousand Dollars and issue Bonds therefor for the improvement of said Town and the said Commissioners for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this Act, shall have power and authority, and are hereby directed to issue

Bonds of said Town of such denomination as they shall To issue bonds deem best, bearing interest at a rate not exceeding five

per centum per annum, payable semi-annually on the first days of July and January, respectively, in each

Interest

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year, at such Bank or Trust Company as the Commissioners shall designate. Such Bonds shall be issued from time to time in such amounts as may be determined by the Commissioners, each issue being designated on the Bonds. In calling said Bonds for redemption and payment they shall be called consecutively, commencing with the lowest number, the interest on all said Bonds so called shall cease from the date of the redemption thereof and said Bonds when paid shall be cancelled.

e Redemption

of bonds

If at any time after the issue of said Bonds and before Redemption they are payable or called in, any holder or holders of any such Bond or Bonds shall offer the same for redemption, the said Commissioners may, if they deem it expedient, redeem and pay the Bond or Bonds so offered and cancel the same, the interest thereon ceasing from the date of such redemption.

bonds

Section 15. The said Commissioners shall direct and Form &c of effect the preparation, printing and issue of the Bonds authorized by this Act, and shall also prescribe the form and time of payment of said Bonds. Such Bonds shall be signed by the President and countersigned by the Secretary of said Commissioners, and shall be sealed with the corporate seal of said Commissioners, and be exempt from all State, County and Municipal taxation. As the said Bonds and coupons are paid the same shall be can-Bonds exempt celled in such manner as the same Commissioners may direct.

Section 16. The faith and credit of the Town of Kenton is hereby pledged for the payment of the Bonds authorized to be issued under this Act, provided that the amount of Bonds outstanding shall at no time exceed the sum of Five Thousand Dollars; and provided that the bomi itoue Commissioners of the Town of Kenton shall not issue any Bonds authorized under the provisions of this Act,

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be approved at annual town election

until the proposition to issue Bonds shall have been apBond issue to proved by a majority vote of the voters of said Town at

of an annual election held in said Town, or at a special elec

tion called for the purpose and regularly advertised for at least ten days previous to the time of holding the election."

Approved March 26, A. D. 1913.

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CHAPTER 231.

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AN ACT to amend Chapter 176, Volume 18, Laws of Delaware en

titled “An Act to incorporate the Town of Kenton" passed April 22, 1887 by increasing the annual appropriation of the Levy Court.

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 House of the General Assembly concurring therein):

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Section 1. That Section 7 of Chapter 176, Volume 18 Sec. 7. Chap. Laws of Delaware entitled “An Act to incorporate the amended Town of Kenton” be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the word “Fifty” in the eighth line thereof, and inserting the words "Two hundred” in lieu thereof. Provided, however, that the increase provided for in this Act shall be for two years only, and after the expiration of said two years, said appropriation shall be as now provided for by law.

Approved March 12, A. D. 1913.

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