168 ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY. [ART. 2.
1876, ch. 78.
248. The clerk of the circuit court for Anne Arundel county,
shall, upon application of any resident of the said county, being
the owner of any sink-box, to be used and employed in shooting
wild fowl therefrom, grant a license, under the seal of his court,
to such applicant to gun after and shoot at wild water fowl from
such sink-box, within the waters of Anne Arundel county and of
Chesapeake bay, lying and being within the limits of said county,
except in those portions excepted by section 252, from the first
day of October in each and every year, until the first day of
May next thereafter.
249. The applicant, before obtaining such license, shall pay
to the said clerk for each sink-box, the sum of thirty dollars
for each and every gunning season, as fixed by the preceding
section; and the said clerk, for issuing the same, shall be
entitled to charge and receive seventy-five cents; and he shall
keep a register of the names and residences of the persons to
whom he shall issue such licenses, and the name and number of
each sink-box for the use of which he may issue a license.
250. Each and every such license issued, shall state the
name of the person to whom the same may be granted, the
name and number of the sink-box licensed, and the periods at
which said license shall begin and expire; and every person
to whom such license may be granted, shall be required to paint
the name and number of his sink-box on some prominent part
thereof, in large legible letters or numbers to correspond with
the name and number in such license.
251. Any person who shall use or employ any sink-box with-
out such license having been first obtained therefor, shall on con-
viction thereof before any justice of the peace of said county be
fined not less than fifty dollars nor more than one hundred dol-
lars for each and every violation thereof, one-half of which said
fine shall be paid to the informer and the other half to the school