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Session Laws, 1906 Session
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said town, and certificates of election granted by the judges
to the commissioners so elected, and the future election shall
be conducted by judges appointed by the commissioners of
said town, not inconsistent with the law of this State.

SEC. 5. And be it enacted, That the judges of the election
shall before proceeding to hold an election take oath before

CHAP. 325

some justice of the peace of Wicomico county to allow all
male citizens over twenty-one years of age, and all property
owners of the above description who may not reside within
the corporate limits, to vote.

SEC. 6. And be it enacted, That if any person elected as
commissioner shall refuse to serve as such, or his place shall

Oath to be

become vacant by death, resignation, disqualification
otherwise, the remaining commissioners shall at the request
of ten citizens call an election to fill his place, or if no such
request is made within ten days after public notice is given
of such vacancy, the remaining commissioners shall fill his
place from among the qualified voters of the town.

SEC. 7. And be it enacted, That each commissioner before
he acts as such shall make oath before some justice of the


peace that he will diligently and faithfully, to the best of his
skill and judgment, perform the duties of commissioner oi
said town without favor, partiality or prejudice; and the
certificate of such qualification shall be made by the said
justice of the peace, and shall be filed and recorded among
the records and proceedings of said commissioners.
SEC. 8. And be it enacted, That at the first meeting they

Oath to be

shall appoint one of their number president, who shall pre-
side at the meetings of the board when present, give direction
to the bailiff by advice of the commissioners, and a majority
of the commissioners shall constitute a quorum to transact
SEC. 9. And be it enacted, That the said commissioners

President to be

shall appoint a clerk, who may be one of their number, and
prescribe his duties and set his salary. The clerk shall
keep a book or record of the proceedings and ordinances of
said commissioners, which shall be open for inspection of
any person interested.

Clerk to be

SEC. 10. Be it enacted, That the said commissioners shall
elect one of their number treasurer of the corporation, who
shall keep an account of the receipts and disbursements of

Treasurer to
be appointed

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