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A. D. 1893.

Election by voters.

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Conduct of election.

SECTION 1. That the Board of Trustees of the School District of the Town of Laurens are hereby empowered to submit to the qualified voters resident in said school district, at an election to be held for that purpose, after at least ten days' public notice, the question of authorizing the issue of bonds not exceeding the amount of ten thousand dollars, bearing not exceeding seven per cent. interest, and payable in twenty years, and the levy of an annual tax of one-half mill to pay the interest on said bonds. The Board of Trustees is hereby empowered to fix rules and hours for holding said election, to appoint three managers to conduct said election and declare the results, and is authorized to execute, sell and deliver the said bonds in the event the majority of the persons voting at said election shall vote in favor of the same: Provided, That said bonds shall not be sold for less than par value; the proceeds realized from the sale of which bonds shall be used by said Trustees in purchasing or erecting suitable school buildings, in repairing or improving school build- Buildings, &c. ings and in providing suitable furniture and apparatus for same. That the interest annually accruing upon said bonds shall be paid,Payment of by the County Treasurer out of the proceeds of said special tax.

Issue and sale

of bonds.

Application of

proceeds.

Any surplus remaining after the payment of the annual interest Surplus. shall be applied, under the direction of said Board of Trustees, to the reduction of the bonds so issued by said school district. Approved December 20th, A. D. 1893.

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO ESTAB- No. 449.
LISH A NEW SCHOOL DISTRICT IN A PORTION OF THE
TOWNSHIPS OF SCUFFLETOWN, YOUNG AND LAURENS, IN
THE COUNTY OF LAURENS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE
LEVY AND COLLECTION OF A SCHOOL TAX THEREIN,"
APPROVED DECEMBER 24TH, 1891, SO AS TO FIX THE
AREA EMBRACED IN AND TO NAME SAID SCHOOL DIS-
TRICT.

20 Stat., 1412,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That A. A. 1891, 81. Section one of an Act entitled "An Act to establish a new amended. school district in a portion of the townships of Scuffletown, Young and Laurens, in the County of Laurens, and to authorize

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the levy and collection of a school tax therein," approved December 24th, 1891, be, and the same is hereby, amended by Amendment. inserting after the words "to wit," on the seventh line of said Section, the following: "Beginning at Ora, in said County, as a central point, thence East one and one-half miles, thence North two miles, thence South four miles, thence West three miles, thence North three and one-fourth miles to Warrior Creek, thence down said creek to the Northeast corner on said creek, be, and the same is hereby, created a special school district in said County, to be known as 'Ora School District. So that said Section as amended, after the enacting words, shall read as follows:

Area of Ora School District.

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SECTION 1. That for the purpose of maintaining a public school in a portion of Scuffletown, Young and Laurens Townships, in the County of Laurens, in this State, the area embraced in the following lines and boundaries, to wit, beginning at Ora, in said County, as a central point, thence East one and one-half miles, thence North two miles, thence South four miles, thence West three miles, thence North three and one-fourth miles to Warrior Creek, thence down said creek to the Northeast Creation and corner on said creek, be, and the same is hereby, created a special school district in said County, to be known as "Ora School District."

name.

Approved December 23d, A. D. 1893.

No. 450. A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT THE PAYMENT OF THE SCHOOL CLAIM OF MARY E. TEMPLETON.

SECTION 1. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That Pay certificate the School Commissioner of the County of Laurens be, and he for $60 to issue. hereby is, directed to issue to Mary E. Templeton a pay certificate for the sum of sixty dollars for services rendered by her as teacher in the public schools of said County during the year 1885.

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SEC. 2. That the County Treasurer of said County be, and he hereby is, directed and required to pay to the said Mary E. Templeton, upon the presentation of said certificate, said amount out of the general school fund of said County.

Approved January 4th, A. D. 1894.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE AND PERMIT THE COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS OF LEXINGTON COUNTY TO OPEN AND CONSTRUCT
A PUBLIC HIGHWAY.

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No. 451.

Road to be

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That Clark's Mill the County Commissioners of Lexington County be, and they opened. are hereby, authorized and permitted to open and construct a public road from the public road known as the Clark's Mill road, commencing at some most convenient point on said road, Route of road. not more than two miles from Clark's Mill, through and by the mills of Isaiah Roof, thence by the mills of H. O. Kinsler in a direct line to intersect the public road at Brooklyn, in said County of Lexington, and for this purpose are authorized to call out such persons as are liable by law to work on public highways, and to expend such sum of money as in their judgment is neces- Expense. sary to complete said road.

Approved January 4th, A. D. 1894.

Work on the

road.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF No. 452.
LEXINGTON COUNTY TO DISCONTINUE A PUBLIC ROAD
LEADING FROM THE TOWN OF PEAK TO THE COLUMBIA
AND MAYBINTON ROAD, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS OF OCONEE COUNTY TO DISCONTINUE A
CERTAIN ROAD IN SAID COUNTY.

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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That Work to be disthe County Commissioners of Lexington County be, and they Lexington. are hereby, authorized to discontinue working and repairing, in any manner whatsoever, the public road leading from the town of Peak, in said County, to the Columbia and Maybinton public road, also in said County.

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SEC. 2. That the County Commissioners of Oconee County Work to be disbe, and they are hereby, authorized and empowered to discon- Oconee. tinue working and repairing, in any manner whatever, the public road leading from near Smeltzer School House by J. H. Wiggington's and over the Smeltzer Mountain.

Approved January 4th, A. D. 1894.

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No. 453.

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO AMEND
AND CHANGE THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF LEXING-
TON, APPROVED DECEMBER 20TH, A. D. 1881.

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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That A. A. 1881, 814, Section fourteen (14) of an Act entitled "An Act to amend and change the charter of the town of Lexington," approved December 20th, A. D. 1881, be so amended as to read as follows:

17 Stat., 664,

amended.

Annual tax.

Limit.

SECTION 14. That the said Town Council shall have power to impose an annual tax upon all real and personal property within the limits of said town; and that said tax so imposed shall be collected and enforced in like manner and form as the State and County taxes are collected and enforced, the Treasurer of said town acting in the place of the County Treasurer, and the Marshal of said town acting in the place of the County Sheriff : Provided, Said tax does not exceed the sum of fifteen cents on the one hundred dollars of taxable property: Provided, further, Notice by Trea- That the Clerk of said town shall give fifteen days' notice previous to the date for the opening of his books for taking tax returns, and the Treasurer of said town shall give fifteen days' notice previous to the date of opening his books to receive the taxes due. The time for assessing and collection of said taxes to be fixed by the Town Council.

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Times.

Approved January 4th, A. D. 1894.

No. 454. AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCOR-
PORATE THE TOWN OF CHAPIN," APPROVED 24TH DECEM-
BER, 1889.

20 Stat., 553, amended.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That A. A. 1889, $4, the Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the town of Chapin,' approved 24 December, 1889, be amended by adding to Section 4 the following proviso: Provided, That this Section shall not apply to the sale of distilled or malt liquor by a Dispensary, or any agent or officer of or under the control of the County or State. So that said Section when amended shall read as follows:

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Liquor licenses

SECTION 4. No license for the sale of spirituous or malt liquors, wines, bitters, or other beverages of which spirituous liquors form an ingredient, shall be granted by the municipal prohibited. authorities of the town of Chapin, in the County of Lexington : Provided, That this Section shall not apply to the sale of dis- Dispensary extilled or malt liquors by a Dispensary, or any agent or officer of or under the control of the County or State. Approved January 4th, A. D. 1894.

cepted.

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF SWANSEA, IN LEXING- No. 455. TON COUNTY.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting

Name and limits.

in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That Incorporation. all citizens of the United States who now are, or hereafter may be, inhabitants of the town of Swansea shall be deemed, and are hereby declared to be, a body politic and corporate, and that said town shall be known by the name of Swansea, and its limits shall extend one-half of one mile in every direction from the depot of the South Bound Railroad.

liabilities.

19 Stat., 174.

SEC. 2. Said town of Swansea shall be vested with all the Rights and rights, powers and privileges granted by, and be subject to all the limitations and provisions contained in, an Act entitled "An Act to provide for and regulate the incorporations of less than one thousand inhabitants in this State," approved December 23d, A. D. 1885.

prohibited.

SEC. 3. That the sale of spirituous, malt or intoxicating Sale of liquors liquors be, and the same is hereby, prohibited within the corporate limits of said town.

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SEC. 4. That the election of Intendant and Wardens of said Election of Intown shall be held on the second Tuesday in January of each year till otherwise provided by law.

SEC. 5. That for the purpose of first election for Intendant and Wardens of said town, W. B. Ross, C. H. Corbitt and John H. Wise be, and they are hereby, appointed managers to conduct said election, and said managers shall give ten days' public notice of such election by posting same in three conspicuous places in said town or by publication in some newspaper published therein.

wardens.

First election.

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