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OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON,

Volume 17

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Vol17, amended.

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day of March," and inserting in lieu thereof the words “30th day of April."

SECTION 5. That Section So of Chapter 207, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Section I of Chapter 603 Section 1.

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Chapter 207 Laws of Delaware, Volume 17, be and the same hereby is Chapter 693 further amended as follows: By adding to said amended sec- vol. tion at the end thereof, the following to wit, "to better enable said assessors and collectors to make said assessments they shall have the right to examine all records in the county offices kept at the Court House in the city of Wilmington in and for New Castle County free of all costs and charges.

SECTION 6. That section 95, chapter 207, volune 17, Laws Section? of Delaware, as amended by section 3, chapter 605, volume Vol. 17. 17, Laws of Delaware, be, and the same hereby is further by Section amended by striking out all of said amended section after the Chapter word "paid” in the third line thereof, and inserting in lieu amended. thereof the following, to wit: “Eight hundred dollars ($800) each for making the assessment and for making collections during the months of July and August in each year, and eight per centum on the amounts collected by them on and after the first day of September in each and every year. The paid salaries or compensation shall be paid upon warrants authorized by said council, to be drawii on the treasury of the said city.'' SECTION 7.

That section 84 of chapter 207, vol. xvii, Section Laws of Delaware, as amended by chapter 586, volame xvii, Vol. 17. Laws of Delaware, be, and the same hereby is amended by ! Chapter striking out all of said amended section after the word , Vol. 17, “thereupon” in the twenty-second line of said amended section, and inserting in lieu thereof the following: “The said assessors and collectors shall be paid the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250) each for making out the lists aforesaid, to be paid upon warrants authorized by said council to be drawn on the treasury of the said city.''

Section 8. That section 77 of chapter 207, volume xvii, Section 77. Laws of Delaware, be, and the same is hereby amended by Chapter 207 adding to the end of the said section, the following, to wit: amended. “Each of the said assessors and collectors so elected may appoint to assist him in the discharge of the duties of his office, a clerk, said clerk shall always be under the direction and control of the assessor and collector, by whom he was appointed, each of said clerks shall receive a salary of seven hundred and twenty dollars a year, to be paid upon warrants,

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authorized by said council, drawn upon the treasury of the said city.”

SECTION 9. That section 90 of said chapter 207, volume Strapter 37 xvii, Laws of Delaware, be, and the same hereby is amended Volume 17, as follows: By striking out the words from and after the

passing of this act," and in lines tenth and eleventh of said section, and further by adding the following to the end of said section, to wit: "But in case of the sale under execution process, of any real estate upon which such tax liens shall exist, such lien shall be transferred to the fund arising from such sale in the hands of the officer making the same, and the real estate so sold shall be discharged therefrom. Provided, that if such fund shall not be sufficient to pay and discharge the said tax lien by reason of the said real estate having been sold subject to another or other lien or liens created by said taxable, then the unpaid balance of said tax shall remain a lien upon the land so sold. And provided, that the lien for taxes hereby prescribed, shall remain a lien on the said real estate for the period of two years from the first day of July of the rear in which said tax shall have been assessed and no longer.

Passed at Dover, April 12, 1887.

OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON.

CHAPTER 186.

OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON.

AN ACT for the sale of certain real estate in the city of Wilmington.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met two-thirds of each branch thereof therein concurring:

SECTION 1. That the mayor and council of Wilmington Mayor and are hereby authorized and empowered to expose to public Council ausale and to execute and deliver good and sufficient deed or expose to deeds to the purchaser or purchasers thereof all that portion deliver of the old academy lot, situated in the Ninth Ward of said good and city, which is bounded and described as follows, to wit: Be- deeds to ginning at a point in Vandever Avenue at the westerly gable chasers of of the old academy school house building; thence along the said gable wall and at right angles with Vandever Avenue Limits of aforesaid in a northerly direction seventy-three feet and four inches, more or less, to a corner; thence westerly and at right angles to the first mentioned line and parallel to Vandever Avenue ten feet more or less to another corner; thence in a southerly direction parallel to the first mentioned line seventythree feet and four inches to a point in Vandever Avenue aforesaid; thence along Vandever Avenue easterly ten feet more or less to the place of beginning.

SECTION 2. The proceeds arising from the sale of said lot Proceeds. shall be expended for tne purpose of public education in the pended, Ninth Ward of said city.

Passed at Dover, Atril 18, 1887.

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CHAPTER 187.

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AN ACT to authorize a loan to the Phoenix Steam Fire Engine Company,

of Wilmington, Delaware.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (tu'o-thirds

of each branch therein concurring): Mayor and

SECTION 1. That the inayor and council of Wilmington
Council au- is hereby authorized by ordinance of the council duly passed

to loan to the Phoenix Steam Fire Engine Company a sum of
money not exceeding three hundred dollars to enable the com-
pany to replace their horses which were so injured in proceed-
ing to a fire as to be useless. Such money may be taken
from any appropriation as may be deemed expedient and the
security therefor, and the time and mode of repayment may
be regulated by ordinance.

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CHAPTER ISS.

OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON.

AN ACT in relation to the Streets and Sewers of the City of Wilmington,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (tu'othirds of cach branch of the Legislature concurring therein) as folloa's:

SECTION 1. That on and after the first day of July, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, (1887) "The Mayor and Council of Wilmington," a corporation of the State of Delaware, is hereby authorized through the agency of a board of directors of a “Street and Sewer Department hereby created, constituted and appointed their successors in office, further to extend or to widen any street, square, lane,

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road or alley laid down upon the map, plan or ground plot of the city of Wilmington, and likewise to lay out all necessary new streets, squares, lanes, roads or alleys within said city, except where heretofore expressly prohibited by legislative enactment still subsisting, and after the time aforesaid, to have entire jurisdiction and control within the limits of said city of the streets, squares, lanes, roads or alleys thereof, said juris- To have diction and control to extend from building line to building the streets. line, and the entire jurisdiction and contiol within the limits of said city of the drainage thereof, and may open gutters, contrast of drains and sewers within the limits thereof, and regulate, the drainmaintain, cleanse and keep the same and the natural water". courses, runs and rivulets within said limits, open, clear and unobstructed, and further, shall after the time aforesaid, have the same rights and powers, and be vested with the same To have the authority over the said streets, squares, lanes, roads, alleys, and powers gutters, drains, sewers, natural water courses, runs and rivu-verthe lets within the limits of said city, as are now held and exer- uares, cised by “The Council of the said city of Wilmington, under alless cutthe charter, laws, ordinances and regulations appertaining to &c.. as was or in any manner made for the government of said city. The said directors of said street and sewer department shall also, city WG ilafter the first day of July, A. D. 1887, have jurisdiction and mington. control over the removal of all ashes, dirt and other rubbish in- Shall have cidental to housekeeping within said city as fully and com- the removal pletely as “The Council" aforesaid has heretofore had and rubbish. exercised said jurisdiction and control.

SECTION 2. That Joseph L. Carpenter, Jr., James Murray and J. Newlin Gawthrop, all of the city of Wilmington and State of Delaware, are hereby appointed and constituted a board of directors of the “Street and Sewer Department" for said city under this act, with full power to act as such, for the term of two, four and six years as hereinafter specified respectively, or until their successors shall be duly appointed. That at the first meeting, after the passage of this act, said directors shall determine their terms by lot and shall certify the result in duplicate to the city council and to the recorder of ulice deeds of New Castle County; the said certificate shall be re- mined. corded by the said recorder of deeds and the original, or the record thereof, or a duly certified copy of the record, shall be evidence in all the courts of this or elsewhere State. * The director who draws the two years terms* shall serve to and until the first day of April, A. D., one thousand eight hundred and eighty nine (1889); the director who draws the four vear term *So enrolled.

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