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OF THE JANITOR OF THE STATE HOUSE.

Duties of
Janitor.

tion of Janitor.

SECTION 2. It shall be the duty of the janitor, under the order and direction of the librarian, to take care of the furniture and property belonging to the State, to keep clean and in good order all the rooms, offices, apartments, library, halls, stairways, cellars in said State House and the grounds attached thereto and the pavements in front of said building or otherwise attached thereto, and to attend to the heaters, stoves and all fires, and to perform all labor necessary for heating said building or any part thereof during the sessions of the General Asseinbly and all other times, and properly care for the furniture and property in all parts of the building during the sessions of the General Assembly, and to preserve as much as possible the property belonging to the State from injury by moth insect or other unnecessary injury during the

vacation of the General Assembly. Compensai. SECTION 3. That the janitor shall receive for his services

as such officer the sum of three hundred dollars the year there is no session of the Legislature and five hundred dollars

the year there is a session of the Legislature, per year, and How paid. he is hereby authorized and empowered to draw upon the

State Treasurer at the end of each quarter for the quarter due.

SECTION 4. That it shall be the duty of the librarian to the condi. make a report in writing to the State Treasurer at the end of ing,grounds, each quarter the condition of the building, property and

grounds and of the faithful performance by the janitor of his duties under this act. If the report shall show that the janitor has not performed the duties of his office faithfully,

the State Treasurer shall not pay such draft but shall notify Failure of the janitor, giving his reason for not paying the same, and perform his such draft shall not be paid until the report of the librarian

shall show a faithful performance of the duties of the janitor

under this act. Removal of SECTION 5. That the Governor shall have power to re

move the janitor at any time for cause satisfactory to himself and appoint another person in his place for the unexpired term.

Report of
Librarian of

tion of build

etc.

Janitor to

duties.

Janitor.

Inconsistent SECTION 6. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with acts repealed

this act are hereby repealed.

Passed at Dover, May 5, 1891.

TITLE SIXTH.

Of Religion, Public Education and Health.

CHAPTER 65.

OF RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES.
AN ACT for the Benefit of St. Andrew's Church, Wilmington, Delaware.

Whereas the congregation of Christians worshipping ac- Preamble. cording to the doctrine, discipline and usages of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America became duly incorporated under the laws of this State by the name of the “Episcopal Congregation,” and the trustees thereof duly made and executed a certificate of such incorporation bearing date the seventh day of May, A. D. 1828, and caused the same to be duly recorded according to law;

And whereas, afterwards, in the year A. D. 1828, the said congregation assumed the name of St. Andrew's Church and proceeded to erect a church building on the southwesterly corner of Shipley and Eighth (formerly Kent) streets in the city of Wilmington, and the said corporation has used and occupied the said premises from then until the present time for the purposes of its incorporation; and whereas, the said corporation has taken title to divers lots of land acquired and used and occupied by it for the purposes of its incorporation, the said lands being partly occupied by the church building and partly by the burying ground or churchyard, the conveyance of a portion of said lands having been made to the said corporation by a title varying from its original corporate title, the “Episcopal Congregation;" therefore

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives [of the State of Delaware] in General Assembly met (twothirds of each branch thereof concurring herein):

SECTION 1. That the name of the said corporation be and the same is hereby changed from the “Episcopal Congrega

OF RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES.

Andrew's
Church

conveyed to

under what

vested in St. Andrew's

Named tion” to St. Andrew's Church, Wilmington, Delaware, and from Episco- by the latter name the said corporation shall hereafter be pal Congregation to st. known and recognized, and all property, real or personal, now

owned and possessed by the said corporation shall continue to be held, owned, used, occupied and disposed of by the said corporation, under the said new name and title, with the same effect and as fully to all intents and purposes as if its name

had not been changed. Real estate SECTION 2. All real estate heretofore conveyed to said corporation corporation, or to the trustees thereof for the time being, or ever name to such trustees by the designation of trustees of the Episco

pal Congregation of St. Andrew's Church, in Wilmington, Church Delaware, or by the designation of the trustees of St. ton, Del. Andrew's Church, in the city of Wilmington, or by what

ever name the said corporation may have been designated in such conveyances, shall be and the same is hereby vested in

the said corporation by the name and style of “St. Andrew's Powers and Church, Wilmington, Delaware," and by that name the said privileges,

corporation shall and may purchase, take and hold lands, tenements and hereditaments, goods, chattels and effects, and may also grant, sell, mortgage, alien and dispose of the same whether now owned or hereafter acquired by it. The said corporation shall also have power to ordain by-laws for its government and to alter and amend the same from time to time, but any existing by-laws of said corporation shall remain in full force and effect until altered or repealed. The

said corporation shall also have power to have and use a Seal. common seal, and the seal now in use shall be and remain

the seal of said corporation until the same is duly changed.

SECTION 3. The affairs and business of the corporation aged shall be managed by a vestry to be elected annually in Vestry, how accordance with the canons or usages of the Protestant Epis

copal Church of the Diocese of Delaware, or in the absence

of such canons or usages applicable thereto in accordance Vestry with the by-laws of the said corporation. The said vestry

shall consist of two wardens and not less than five nor more Presiding than nine vestrymen. The rector of the church for the time

being, or, if there be no rector, one of the wardens shall be the presiding officer of the vestry and the president of said

corporation. Public act. SECTION 4. This act shall be deemed and taken to be a

public act.

Passed at Dover, April 2, 1891.

Business, how man

elected.

members.

officer

OF FREE SCHOOLS.

CHAPTER 66.

OF FREE SCHOOLS.

AN ACT to provide Free Text Books for the Free Schools of the State, &c.

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

to be fur

SECTION 1. That on and after the first Saturday in April, Text books A. D. 1891, the school commissioners or trustees of each nished free school district or districts in the State shall furnish the neces

me Neces free schools, sary text books free to all the pupils enrolled in the free schools of the State in the manner hereinafter provided.

to pupils in

dered.

SECTION 2. The school commissioners or trustees shall Books, how order from the publisher or publishers the books which have order been adopted by the State Board of Education for use in the Free Schools of the State, at the net contract prices at which the publishers have agreed to supply the same, as follows: There shall be a blank order book prepared by the State Order book. Treasurer for the use of the school commissioners, which shall contain duplicate order blanks, with a printed list of the books which have been adopted by the State Board of Education, and the net contract prices at which the publishers agree to furnish the same.

orders.

Duplicate orders shall be filled out and signed by at least Duplicate two of the school commissioners, or in case of united or incorporated districts by the president and secretary of the school board; one of these orders shall be forwarded to the State Treasurer to be forwarded to the publisher or publishers and the other shall be kept as a stub in the order book as a roucher.

urer to for

The State Treasurer, on receipt of an order or orders from State Treasschool commissioners, shall make an entry of the amount ward orders. of the order or orders against the district or districts in a book kept for that purpose, and shall forward the order or orders at once to the publisher or publishers, requesting them on receipt of the order or orders to ship the books as directed, at the contract prices named, and send duplicate

OF FREE SCHOOLS.

Duplicate invoices or bills for the same, one to the State Treasurer and invoices,

the other to the district clerk of the school district to which the books are consigned.

Books, how paid for.

Proviso.

The State Treasurer shall pay the publisher or publishers out of the school fund of the State for books thus supplied and charge the amounts so paid to the respective districts ordering said books, and deduct the same from the amount to which such district or districts may be entitled under the school laws of the State: Provided, however, that the State Treasurer shall pay no bill for at least thirty days from the time it is rendered in order that he may be notified by the school commissioners of any error or failure on the part of the publisher or publishers to supply the books as ordered and directed, or as billed.

tricts.

Duty of SECTION 3. It shall be the duty of the clerk of each school dis. school district or districts to distribute the books received, as

aforesaid, to the scholars of the district or districts, or their parents, guardians, or other person, as they may desire, upon

receipt for the same. The clerk of each district or districts Sate keeping shall be responsible for the safe keeping of the books fur

books. nished him, as aforesaid, and also for prices of books sold, as Sale of books hereinafter provided, to parents, guardians scholars or other

persons. Any money or the value of the books which such clerks shall fail to account for, according to law, may be recovered in the name of the State by the county superintendent, before a justice of the peace, as other accounts, when the amount does not exceed the sum of two hundred dollars. Such clerk shall, at the expiration of his term of office, turn over to his successor in office all books on hand and take a receipt for the same, which shall be his voucher in settlement.

School Com.

Duty of SECTION 4. It shall be the duty of the school commismissioners. sioners to provide for the safe keeping and care of the books

which shall be returned by the pupils at the close of the annual school term to the clerk of the district, or to such other

person as the school commissioners shall designate. They Account of shall also keep a separate account of the amount expended

S. for books and shall report it under a separate item in the anMay furnish nual settlement required by law. The school commissioners books at cost

may furnish books at cost to pupils who wish to replace books lost or willfully destroyed, or who may wish to own their books; and shall turn the proceeds of all such sales into the

expenses.

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