PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY. 3811
a circulation in Cottage City once a week for two successive weeks prior
to said election, and also by posting notices of such election in at least
two public places within the limits of each ward in said town.
The ballots shall be prepared as ballots are prepared for a general town
election, and shall have printed thereon the words "For new street im-
provement loan," with a blank square opposite at the right of said words,
and immediately thereunder shall be the following words "Against new
street improvement loan," with a blank square opposite at the right of
And in the event that said election shall be held at the same time that
the regular town election is held, said words and blank squares shall be
printed on the regular ballot for said election, and the officials in charge
of said regular election shall act as officials of this election, and said votes
shall be canvassed at the same time and in the same manner as are votes
for the regular election.
And in the event that said election shall be held at some time other than
a regular election, the poll books showing the registered voters of said
town last registered shall be used.
In the event that at such election, the majority of the votes cast shall
be in favor of the new street improvement loan, then this Act shall be in
full force and effect, but in the event that the majority of the votes so cast
shall be against the new street improvement loan, then the Cottage City
Commission may submit the same question in the same manner and under
this Act to the qualified voters of said town at the next succeeding general
election in said town.
1929, ch. 141, sec. 2.
287. All taxes levied by the Cottage City Commission on real estate
shall be due on the first day of July next succeeding their levy and shall
bear interest from that date. On such as remain unpaid after the first
day of November following, there shall accrue, in addition to said interest,
a penalty of one-half of one per cent, for each whole month that may
elapse thereafter, until paid, or a sale for default shall have been finally
ratified by the Court.
1929, ch. 141, sec. 3.
288. The Treasurer of the town of Cottage City shall be the collector
of all taxes levied, and special assessments made by it, and shall have full
power to enforce payment thereof by the sale of the property liable there-
for, and to convey a good title to any such property sold by him. Taxes
and special assessments levied upon real estate shall be a lien thereon from
the date the same are levied or made.
1929, ch. 141, sec. 4.
289. The Treasurer of said town of Cottage City shall prepare, after
the first day of February in each year, a list of all taxes in default levied,
and all special assessments which may he due and not paid upon real estate
within the corporate limits of the town of Cottage City, commencing with