1262 LAWS OF MARYLAND. [Ch. 528
Be it Enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That
Chapter 267 of the Acts of 1896, entitled "An Act to incorpora-
rate the town of Berwyn Heights in Prince George's County, "
be and the same is hereby repealed and re-enacted with amend-
ments so as to read as follows:
SECTION 1. The citizens of the town of "Berwyn Heights, "
Prince George's County, Maryland, are hereby made a body
corporate by the name and style of "Commissioners of Berwyn
Heights, " and by that name may have perpetual existence and
succession, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in
any court of law or equity, have and use a common seal, pur-
chase and hold real, personal and mixed property and sell and
dispose of the same for municipal purposes.
SEC. 2. The corporate limits and boundaries of said town of
"Berwyn Heights" shall be the same limits and boundaries as
are shown on the plat of the subdivision of "Charlton Heights"
now called "Berwyn Heights" recorded among the land records
of said Prince George's County in Liber J. W. B. No. 10 at
folio 309 and shall include all the land contained in said sub-
division, including also the land shown on said plat contained
within the following metes and bounds, to wit: beginning for
the same at the southeast corner of block numbered nine-
teen of said subdivision and running thence in a northerly
direction along the east line of said block nineteen to the south
line of Carrington Avenue; thence easterly along the south line
of said Carrington Avenue to the west line of the road marking
the eastern boundary of said subdivision and marked on said
plat as "The road to Blandensburg, " said road being also known
as the "Edmonston Road"; thence southerly along the west line
of said road to Bladensburg to the north line of Washington
Avenue, and thence westerly along the north line of said Wash-
ington Avenue and the north line of Waugh Avenue to the
place of beginning; all as shown on said plat.
SEC. 3. That the government of said town shall be vested
in a board of five commissioners to be elected at large as here-
inafter provided, each of whom shall be a freeholder or the
wife or husband of a freeholder, shall have resided within the
said town for at least one year next preceding the election
and shall be an actual resident thereof at the time of election.
SEC. 4. All citizens of the said town above the age of
twenty-one years who shall have resided within the said corpo-
rate limits thereof for at least six months prior to any election