PHILLIPS LEE GOLDSBOROUGH, GOVERNOR. 403
bridges of said county, and to provide for the payment of
all material necessary for the building of said roads and to
pay the salaries of surveyors, road commissioners and for the
payment of all labor employed for the building of said roads.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-
land, That there shall be a system of free public roads and
bridges in Saint Mary's county, and all matters affecting the
roads and bridges in said county shall be under the control of
a Board of Road Commissioners, as created by this act, except
such portions of the roads as the State Road Commission shall
determine to build.
SEC. 2. The Board of Road Commissioners hereby created
shall be composed of three persons who are made a body cor-
porate under the name and title of the Board of Road Com-
missioners of Saint Mary's County, with power to sue and
to be sued, to acquire and convey land and to do such other
corporate acts as may be necessary in carrying out the pro-
visions of this act. Their powers, duties and obligations with
respect to the public roads and bridges in said county shall be
coextensive with the powers, duties and obligations heretofore
resting upon the County Commissioners of said county with
respect to the public roads and bridges of said county except
so far as the same may be modified or changed by the provi-
sions of this act.
SEC. 3. For the purpose of this act Saint Mary's county is
hereby divided into three road commission districts to be known
as road districts number one, two and three. Road district
number one shall embrace the first, second, eighth and ninth
election districts. Road district number two shall embrace the
third and sixth election districts and road district number three
shall embrace the fourth, fifth and seventh election districts,
as the said election districts were constituted January first,
1912; and the following persons are hereby appointed by this
act to serve two years from the first day of May, 1912, until
the first day of May, 1914, or until their successors are elected
To be road commissioner for the first commissioner district
for Saint Mary's county, Cleveland Raley, of St. Inigois, Md.
To be road commissioner for the second commissioner district
for Saint Mary's county, G. Clande Abell, of Hollywood, Md.
To be road commissioner for the third commissioner district
for Saint Mary's county, William F. Herbert, of Dynard, Md.