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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Establish a New School District in York County, to be Known as the Tirzah School District, and to Authorize the Levy and Collection of a Special Tax in Said School District," Approved December 24th, A.D. 1890.

December 24, 1894

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1894, Pages 888-889.
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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 Section 1 of an Act entitled “An Act to establish a new school district in York County, to be known as the Tirzah School District, and to authorize the levy and collection of a special tax in said school district,” approved December 24th, A. D. 1890, be amended so as to read as follows:

"Section 1. That all that territory embraced in the following area, to wit, by starting at a stake in field between the town of Tirzah and the town of Newport, and on the Charleston and Ohio River Railroad, 104 chains from the depot of the said railroad in the said town of Tirzah, thence South 8 West 120 chains to stake in field, thence North 82 West 3 miles to stake in field, thence N. 8 East 3 miles to stake in field, thence South 82 East 3 miles to stake in field, thence South 82 East 136 chains to stake, from thence to beginning corner, be, and the same is hereby, created a special school district, to be known as the Tirzah School District, and the same shall be a body politic and corporate, with such rights, powers, privileges and liabilities as are provided for school districts by the laws of the State of South Carolina."

Sec. 2. That Section 2 of said Act be amended so as to read as follows:

"Section 2. That J. J. Miller, J. B. Barron and J. R. Comer, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby, constituted and appointed a Board of Trustees for said school district, and they shall each hold said office of Trustees for a period of two years, when their successors shall be elected at a meeting called for that purpose, who shall likewise hold said office for the period of two years, which is hereby fixed as the term of office for Trustees in said school district: Provided, That said Board of Trustees may fill any vacancy occurring between the regular times of election."

Approved: December 24th, A.D. 1894.

John Gary Evans, Governor.
W.H. Timmerman, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate.
Ira B. Jones, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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