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Session Laws, 1906 Session
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CHAP. 325

the funds of the corporation, and shall render annually a
sufficient and detailed statement thereof, which shall be
posted in some public place in said town, but before the
said treasurer acts as such he shall give bond for such
amount as the commissioners shall prescribe for the faithful
performance of his duties as treasurer.

SEC. 11. And be it enacted, That the said commissioners

Bailiff to be

shall appoint a bailiff of said town (who may be allowed to
hold office of collector of taxes) and prescribe his duties; and
the bailiff shall enforce the town ordinances, and in the
execution of his duties as bailiff shall have all and the same
powers as a constable in criminal cases and shall receive the
fees of the constable and such other compensation as the
commissioners think proper.
SEC. 12. Be it enacted, That the said commissioners may
pass ordinances to preserve the health of the people in said

Health ordi-
nances may
be passed, etc.

town, ordering the cleansing of privies, sinks or other places
of deposits for refuge and unwholesome matters; to prevent
and remove nuisances; to regulate or restrain the running at
large of horses, cattle, swine, geese, ducks, or chickens
within limits of said town; to prohibit the firing of guns, of
pistols, or the shooting of fireworks within said town; to
prohibit and disburse the tumultuous meetings of idle, disso-
lute or drunken persons; to provide for a tax on dogs of
said town and the amount of said tax to be decided by com-
missioners, which amount of tax shall not be less than fifty
(50) cents; to provide for working, mending, widening of
streets; to provide for the suppression of vice and immorality,
and generally to provide for the regulation of good govern-
ment and improvement of said town, and may enforce the
observances thereof under such penalties, fines and forfeit-
ures as they shall deem proper (not exceeding ten dollars
for one offence); and all such fines, penalties and forfeitures
may be recovered before a justice of the peace of Wicomico
county; and in default of payment of such fines or penalties
and costs, the offender may be committed to the jail of
Wicomico county.
SEC. 13. And be it enacted, That all male inhabitants of

Must work on
streets two
days each

said town between the age of twenty-one and sixty years
shall work on the streets of said town two days in each year
or send a substitute to do the work of the required age of
working on the streets; and when the streets shall need


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