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CHAPTER XIV. AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE INCORPORATED TOWNS AND CITIES TO ESTABLISH SYSTEMS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Be it further enacted, That the Clerk of the town or city, establishing a system of Public Scliow!s, shall be ex-officio Secretary of the Board of school commissioners, and shall discharge the duties of such under a penalty of ten dollars for every failure, to be collected as other fines, and paid to the school fund; and if there be no such Clerk of the corporation, the Board of school commissioners shall elect one of their own number Secretary, and it shall be the duty of the Secretary to attend all meetings of the Board, to record its proceedings in a book kept for that purpose, to issue notices, countersign warrarfts, and have his records open to the public inspection, And he may receive for hiv : ervices such compensation as the Board may allow,