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Session Laws, 1884 Session
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election under this act, who shall give at least five days'

notice by posting not less than three written or printed

notices, in three or more conspicuous public places in

said town, of the time and place at which said election

shall be held; and the said judges of election, before

opening the polls, shall take an oath before some justice

Take oath.

of the peace of said county to permit every qualified

voter as aforesaid to vote, and none other; and a ma-

jority of said three judges shall have power to do all

things named under this section in case one of them

dies or refuses to act; and the said judges shall keep

the polls open at least three consecutive hours, and

shall record the names of the voters, and after the

closing of the polls shall at once count the ballots and

announce the result, and make and sign a certificate

Make certifi-

thereof, to be filed among the records of the said cor-


poration; and the commissioners so elected shall, as

soon thereafter as convenient, qualify and serve until

the first Monday in May, eighteen hundred and eighty-

six, and until their successors shall be elected and

qualified; and a failure to qualify within fifteen days

Failure deemed

after their election shall be deemed a refusal on the


part of the party so failing to accept the office to which

he has been elected.

SEC. 5. And be it enacted, That if any person so

elected as commissioners shall refuse to serve as such, or

his place shall become vacant by death, resignation, dis-

qualification or otherwise, the remaining commission-

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ers shall fill the vacancy as early thereafter as possible

from among the qualified voters of said town; and the

person appointed to fill said vacancy shall hold the

office till the next election.

SEC. 6. And be it enacted, That all future elections

shall be held and conducted as shall be from time to

Elections— how

time directed by the laws of the corporation, the same


not being inconsistent with the provisions of this act.

SEC. 7. And be it enacted, That each commissioner

before he acts as such, shall make oath before a justice

of the peace in and for Garrett county, that he will

perform the duties of a commissioner of said town


without favor, partiality or prejudice, and a certificate

ers take oath.

of such qualification shall be made by the said justice

of the peace, and shall be filed and recorded among

the records of proceedings of said commissioners.

SEC. 8. And be it enacted, That the said commis-

isioners shall meet once in every two months, and more


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