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and all and every other matter or thing belonging to or con
nected with their said offices, or with either of them, which For use of shall be kept by the Secretary of State for the use and benefit State Board of the State Board of Education; and also to deliver to the
said Secretary all school books belonging to the State which Books to be may be in their possession and which said school books shall
be disposed of by the State Board of Education for the best price which can be obtained therefor, and the proceeds to be paid to the State Treasurer for the use of the State.
SECTION 16. It shall be the duty of the County Superin
tendents, provided for in this act, as soon as conveniently Deposita- inay be after their appointment to collect from the several
depositaries of school books within their respective counties all the school books which may have been deposited with
them for distribution or sale and undisposed of, and when so Books to be collected to dispose of said school books for the best prices disposed
that can be obtained therefor, and the proceeds thereof, less the expenses, shall be immediately paid over to the State Treasurer for the use of the State. And it shall also be the duty of said County Superintendents to collect from any persons who may be depositaries of school books within his county
all moneys which may be due from them for school books beMe longing to the State which they may have disposed of, and to be collected pay the same when collected to the State Treasurer for the
use of the State, and for this purpose the said County Super-
The provisions of this act shall not apply to Incorpora: any school or School Districts managed or controlled by an
incorporated Board of Education, unless by special request of said board.
SECTION 18. That all acts and parts of acts which are inconsistent with, or supplied by this act, be and the same are hereby repealed, saving and excepting, however, that all provisions of said repealed acts or parts of acts shall continue in full force and effect so far as to continue and preserve the liability of all persons with whom school books inay have
been deposited by the State Superintendent of Free Schools Sueirs for distribution or sale, and for maintaining any suits against
any of the said persons for said books, or for the proceeds of the sale or distribution thereof, and for carrving on said suits to fi:ial judgment a:d execution; and also for maintaining,
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carrying on and prosecuting to final judgment and execution any suits for the recovery of any school books belonging to the State, and for the recovery of any money that may be due to the State from the State Superintendent of Free Schools, or from the person who held the office of State Superintendent of Free Schools, by reason or on account of anything or matter whatsoever. Suits against any person or persons with whom school books may have been deposited for sale or distribution by the State Superintendent of Free Schools sliall be brought in the name of the State of Delaware by the Superin- Suitstool tendents of Free Schools for the County wherein such person of the state may reside. And suits against the State Superintendents of Free Schools, or the person who held the office of State Superintendent of Free Schools for the recovery of any money's due from him to the State, or for any school books belonging to the States, shall be bought in the name of the State of Delaware by the State Treasurer. If tlie amount be less than one hundred dollars, such suit or suits may be brought before Suitsuan any Justice of the Peace of this State, or if exceeding this before Jusamount, such suits shall be brought in the Superior Court in tice, when. and for any county of this State. SECTION 19.
That three Superintendents are hereby terlents to required to attend all the Institute meetings.
Passed at Dozer, Ipril 7, 1887.
AN ACT to divide School District “No. 81," in New Castle County.
Be it chored by the Senate and House of Representatit'e's of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
SECTION 1. That all that part of School District No. Si, ...? Disin New Castle County; lving and being on the southwardly side of the public road leading from the Pine Tree Corner' atlo through Guun's Corner and through the town of Townsend to the the Levels, shall be an additional School District of said
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County, and shall be numbered in continuation of the Districts of said County, to wit: No. 81, and shall have all the rights, authorities and privileges of the School Districts of this State.
SECTION 2. That the qualified school voters of said School election of District, No. 81/2, shall ineet on Saturday, the 2nd day of
April next, at the Town Hall, at the hour prescribed by law. Siit for the holding of annual school meetings, and shall elect by
ballot a clerk to serve for the term of three years thereafter, and two commissioners, one for the term of two years and another for the term of one year, or in each case until a suiccessor be chosen, and shall do all things necessary and proper
to be done at any annual school meeting. It shall be the duty Notike. of the clerk of said School District No. 81 to give due notice
of the time and place of holding such meeting. At every anVotershall
nual meeting thereafter the said school voters shall as afore
said elect one member of the School Committee to serve for annually.
the term of three years as a successor to the member whose
That until the erection of a school-house in said District No. 81", it shall and may be lawful for the
School Committee of said District to provide for the tuition to provides of the school children therein at the school-louse No. 81
upon such just and proper terins as may be agreed upon between the School Committee aforesaid, and the School Comunittee of said District No. 81.
Passed at Dozer, April u, 1887.
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AN ACT to Provide for the Study of Scientific Temperance in the Public
Schools of Delaware.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
SECTION 1. Provision shall be made immediately upon the passage of this act, by the School Commissioners and local School Boards, for instructing all pupils in all public
Pupils to be schools receiving aid from the school fund of the State, in instructed Physiology and Hygiene, with special reference to the effects Phpsiology of alcoholic drinks, stimulants and narcotics upon the liygiene lunan system, such instructions to be given orally in primary schools where pupils cannot read.
SECTION 2. No certificate shall be granted any person to Certificates, teach in the public schools of the State of Delaware after the granted. first day of January, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, who are to has not passed a satisfactory examination in Physiology and Hygiene, with special reference to the effects of alcoholic drinks, stimulants and narcotics upon the human system.
SECTION 3. It shall be the duty of the State or County Puts of Superintendent to see that the provisions of section one of superinthis act are fully complied with.
SECTION 4. All acts or parts of acts not in harmony with this act are hereby repealed.
Passed at Dover, April 12, 1887.
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AN ACT to extend the limits of School District No. 88 in New Castle
Be it cnailed by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
SECTION 1. That the farin, mansions, and all the lands landda trans- now lying in School Districts No. 55 and 74, New Castle School Dis County, of John B. Le Fevre, William King, Juch Estate,
Jonathan E. George, Denney Estate, and Charles M. Luun, District No. 74, now Richard T. Cann's, shall liereafter be and form a part of School District No. 88, in County aforesaid.
SECTIOX 2. That from and after the passage of this act the aforesaid farms and mansions, and every person residing
thereon, shall enjoy all the advantages and privileges and be Liable to subject to all the duties and liabilities of taxables of said
School District No. 88, in New Castle County, and are hereby relieved and discharged from the same in School District No. 55 and 74, in said County.
SECTION 3. And be it further chacted, That this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act.
Passed a! Dozer, .Ipril 13, 1887.