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dog, and every person who shall harbor a dog shall be considered the owner thereof for the purpose of collecting a tax thereon."

Passed at Dover, April 27, 1891.

CHAPTER 237.

OF LAUREL
AN ACT to amend Chapter 193, Volume 17, Laws of Delaware, passed at

Dover, April 13, 1883.
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 therein):

SECTION I. That Chapter 193, Volume 17 of the Laws Chapter 193, of Delaware, entitled “An act to incorporate the town of amended. Laurel,” be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of Section 2, after the word "town," in the nineteenth line thereof.

SECTION 2. Amend said act further by adding at the end Section 3 of Section 3 thereof the following, to wit: "That in case am any of the Board of Commissioners' so elected, as afore- Failure or said, shall fail or refuse to serve for the whole or any part of red the term for which the same shall have been elected, the two sioners to justices of the peace residing in said town of Laurel shall How vacan. appoint as many commissioners in their stead, who shall be cies to be the Commissioners of the town of Laurel,' and who shall serve until the next annual election, with all the rights, powers and authority which are given to the Commissioners of the said town of Laurel' by the provisions of the said act to which this is an amendment."

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SECTION 3. Amend said act further by adding at the end Publication of Section 6 thereof the following: “That the Commis- of receipts sioners of the town of Laurel,' whether elected in accordance and respenwith the provisions of said act, or appointed as hereinbefore provided, shall publish in each of the newspapers printed in the said town of Laurel, in the last issue of said papers

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printed in the month of February in each and every year, a detailed statement of the receipts and expenditures for the past year, showing the sources from which the said revenue has been received, and the purposes and objects for which the same has been expended."

SECTION 4. Amend said act further by striking out the is words “three hundred and fifty," in the eighth and ninth

lines of Section 8 thereof, and inserting in lieu thereof the words “five hundred."

Further amendments

Passed at Dover, May 5, 1891.

CHAPTER 238.

OF LAUREL.
AN ACT to amend Chapter 193, Volume 17, Laws of Delaware.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

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Section 5, SECTION 1. That Section 5, Chapter 193, Volume 17,

1193. Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by amended." striking out the words “five hundred,” in line five of said

section, and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "one thousand."

Passed at Dover, May 15, 1891.

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tion to Sinyrna

CHAPTER 239.

OF SMYRNA. AN ACT to amend the Charter of the Town of Smyrna. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, (twothirds of each branch of the Legislature concurring):

SECTION 1. That the act entitled "An act in relation to Act in relathe town of Smyrna," passed at Dover, February 25, 1859, Som be amended as follows: By striking out, in line five of Section amended. 2 of said act, the words “ten o'clock in the forenoon and six" and by inserting in lieu thereof the words “two o'clock and five."

And also by striking out, in the tenth line of Section 9 of said act, the words “three months” and by inserting in lieu thereof the words “thirty days."

And also by striking out, in the fourteenth line of Section 17 of said act, the word “hotel," and in the fifteenth line of said Section 17 the words “now occupied by Tilghman Foxwell," and by inserting in lieu thereof the words "alderman's office, in the town hall." And also by inserting in the fourth line of Section 19 of Powers of

Collectors. said act, between the word “commissioners" and the word “the," the words following, "and the said collector when so appointed shall have the same powers in the collection of the taxes committed to him to collect as are now given by law to the collectors of county rates and levies and school taxes."

SECTION 2. That in addition to the powers now conferred Exemption by law upon the commissioners of the town of Smyrna, the said commissioners shall have power, whenever a majority of town taxes. them shall so determine, to relieve manufacturers from the payment of town taxes on property used by them for manufacturing purposes.

Passed at Dover, May 8, 1891.

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CHAPTER 240.

OF GEORGETown.
AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An act to Incorporate the Town of

Georgetown," passed at Dover, March 2d, 1869.

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 therein):

SECTION 1. That Section III of said act be stricken out and the following inserted in lieu thereof:

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Limits and SecTION III. That the limits and bounds of Georgetown Georgetown shall extend to the distance of three-quarters of a mile in

every direction from the centre of the public square of the Proviso. said town. Provided that all lots, pieces and parcels of

land included within the limits of the town as herein set Certain lots forth, exceeding one acre in quantity, shall be exempt from

"taxation for the uses and purposes of the said town of George. town, but all such lots, pieces and parcels of land, exceeding one acre aforesaid, having a dwelling thereon, shall be taxed as and for one town lot.

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Powers of And further provided, that it shall and may be lawful for sioners of the Commissioners of Georgetown, aforesaid, to exempt from Georgetorn assessment and taxation, for the period of ten years, for

municipal or town purposes, the real estate of any person or persons, or body corporate, within the limits of said town, upon which any manufactory or other industrial improvement for the employment of labor is now or may after the

passage of this act be erected. Exemption And provided further, that such real estate as before de

scribed, and having been exempt by said town Council, shall be exempt from assessment and taxation for school purposes for said period of ten years.

from school taxes

To what ex The said exemption to apply to all persons or coporations emption appliest doing an actual annual business of ten thousand dollars, to

the buildings, fixtures, machinery or attachments thereto belonging, and any adjacent land that may be necessary to their operation.

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determined.

And in the event of any question as to the amount of Matters to be property so to be exempted from assessment and taxation under this act it shall be determined by the Commissioners of Georgetown.

SECTION 2. That Section VI of said chapter, as amended Section 6 as by Chapter 492 of Volume XVI of the Laws of Delaware, Chapter 492, be further amended by striking out of lines thirty and thirty- amended one of said section the words, “three hundred," and inserting in lieu thereof the words, "four hundred and fifty."

Passed at Dover, May 13, 1891.

amended by

CHAPTER 241.

OF SEAFORD.
AN ACT to amend Chapter 176, Volume 17, Laws of Delaware.

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 therein):

SECTION 1. That Section 6, Chapter 176, Volume 17, Section 6, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by Cha striking out the words “three hundred and fifty,” after the amended. word "than" and before the word “dollars” in the twentyfirst line of said section, and inserting in lieu thereof the words “four hundred and fifty."

Chapter 176,
Volume 17,

Passed at Dover, May 14, 1891.

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