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Session Laws, 1878
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shall receive no pay for their services, except the-
president, who shall receive the fees hereinafter-




SEC. 4. The person receiving the highest number


of votes shall be president of the commissioners, and

Vacancies —
how filled.

all vacancies in the commissioners shall be filled by


an election held after ten days notice given by the-


remaining commissioners.


SEC. 5. The commissioners shall meet in some


convenient place in said town on or before the first

Date of meet-

Monday in June next succeeding their appointment,


and as often thereafter as may be necessary to dis-


charge the duties of their office.


SEC. 6. The commissioners shall annually, on or


before the first Monday in April, appoint three


judges of election, who shall appoint one clerk, and

judges of elec-

the said judges shall conduct the election according;


to the election laws of this State, except that the


polls shall be opened at ten o'clock in the morning


and closed at four o'clock in the afternoon, and the


judges and clerk shall make their returns to the


commissioners, but shall receive no compensation.


for their services. The first election shall be held


before Ignatius T. Fulks, Thomas J. Owens and


E. C. Etchison, who are hereby appointed judges;


for that purpose.


SEC. 7. The commissioners shall annually appoint


a clerk, who shall keep the minutes of their pro-


ceedings in a well bound book, which shall be opened


to the inspection of all persons interested therein,


and shall perform such other duties as the commis-


sioners may assign him.


SEC. 8. The commissioners shall also annually ap-


point a chief bailiff and such number of under bail-


iffs as they may deem necessary.


SEC. 9. The commissioners shall allow their clerk,


chief bailiff and under bailiff such compensation as


they shall think proper.


SEC. 10. The commissioners, and all other officers

Oath of offi-

of the corporation shall, before they enter upon the

cers to be filed

duties of their office, make oath that they will dili-

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