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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Provide for the Establishment of a New School District in York County and to Authorize the Levy and Collection of a Local Tax Therfein," Approved December 23d, 1887, by Striking Out Section 5 and Inserting a New Section in Lieu Thereof, as to the Election and Tenure and Powers of Trustees, and to Repeal Inconsistent Acts and Parts of Acts.

January 5, 1895

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1894, Pages 946-947.
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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 5 of an Act entitled “An Act to provide for the establishment of a new school district in York County and to authorize the levy and collection of a local tax therein,” approved December 23d, 1887, be, and the same is hereby, amended by striking out all of Section 5 of said Act and inserting in lieu thereof the following in the said Act, to be known as Section 5 thereof:

"Section 5. That three Trustees for said Graded School District of Blacksburg, S.C., shall be elected; that the said election shall be held on the first Tuesday in February, 1894, and on the first Tuesday in February of each and every year thereafter in the said town, the polls to be opened at 1 o’clock P. M. and closed at 5 o'clock P. M.; that the Town Council of Blacksburg, S.C., shall appoint the Managers of said election, who shall be sworn as Managers of other elections are sworn. The said Managers shall conduct the election as other elections are conducted, count the votes and declare the result. The three persons receiving the greatest number of votes cast at said election shall be declared elected, and upon taking the oath of office, as required by the Constitution, shall be clothed with all the powers and authority within said district that other Trustees exercise under the general law, and shall also have within said district the authority confirmed by this Act. Any resident of the said school district qualified to vote for members of the General Assembly at the general election shall be eligible to vote at the elections to be held under provisions of this Act. Trustees elected hereunder shall serve until their successors are elected and qualified, and the Board of Trustees shall have power to fill any vacancy occurring between elections, whether by death, resignation, removal or otherwise, and that all Acts and parts of Acts inconsistent with this Act and referring thereto are hereby repealed."

Approved: January 5th, A.D. 1895.

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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