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To give correct information to pilots; not to unload or permit

not to approach

1. To proceed with and anchor his vessel at the place assigned for quarantine at the time of his arrival ;

2. To submit his vessel, cargo and passengers to the examination of the Health Officer, and to furnish all necessary information to enable that officer to determine to what length of quarantine and other regulations they ought, respectively, to be subject; or,

3. To remain with his vessel at quarantine during the period assigned for the quarantine, and while at quarantine to comply with the directions and regulations prescribed by law, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and be punished by fine not exceeding two thousand dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding twelve months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

SEC. 30. Every master of a vessel hailed by a pilot, who shall either:

any but pivot to 1. Give false information to such pilot, relative to the condition come on board of his vessel, crew or passengers, or of the health of the place or than places from whence he came, or refuse to give such information as 16., 117, 27. shall be lawfully required;



Penalty for

Chapter, &c.

2. Or land any person from his vessel, or permit any person, except a pilot, to come on board of his vessel, or unlade or tranship any portion of his cargo, before his vessel shall have been visited and examined by the Health Officer;

3. Or shall approach with his vessel nearer to the wharves in said ports than the place of quarantine to which they may be directed, shall be guilty of the like offence, and subject to the like punishment; and any person who shall land from any vessel, or unlade or tranship any portion of her cargo, under like circumstances, shall be guilty of a like offence, and subject to the like punishment.

SEC. 31. Any person who shall violate any provision of this violation of this Chapter, or neglect or refuse to comply with the directions and regulations which any of the Health Officers may prescribe, shall be guilty of the like offence, and be subject, for each offence, to the like punishment.

Ib., 28.

Health Officers

to be appointed

to keep records,


SEC. 32. There shall be one Health Officer at the port of Georgeby Governor; town, one at Charleston, and one at Hilton Head, respectively, who term of shall be appointed by the Governor, and who shall hold their offices for the term of two years, unless sooner removed. Said officers shall keep a faithful record of all their doings under the provisions of this Chapter, and report the same to the Governor at the end of each month.

Ib., $ 29.

Salary; incidental expenses.

1b., ¿ 30.

SEC. 33. Said Health Officer shall each receive an annual salary of twelve hundred dollars, except the Health Officers at the port of Charleston, who shall receive an annual salary of fifteen hundred

dollars, payable quarterly, out of the Treasury of the State; and they each shall be allowed an additional sum of fifteen dollars per month, for boat hire and other incidental expenses.

"Health Officer"

to include "depthe physicians.

SEC. 34. That wherever the words "Health Officer" occur in this Chapter, they shall be understood to mean the Health Officer or his uties;" deputies deputies: Provided, That said deputies shall, in all cases, be graduates of a regular medical school.


or other person


1832, VI, 473, 28.

SEC. 35. Every pilot or other person who shall bring, or attempt Penalty on pilot to bring, or cause to be brought, into any port of this State, any for violating the vessel, or the whole or any part of the crew, passengers or cargo 1784,IV,615 32; beyond the places appointed for her examination, without such 1809, V. 598, 52: vessel being examined according to law, shall forfeit and pay, the one-half to the use of the State, and the other half to the use of such person as shall sue for the same, the sum of five hundred dollars; and the pilot shall, moreover, be deprived of his branch as a pilot: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall extend to persons who may be shipwrecked.

SEC. 36. The officer or officers who may be entrusted with the execution of the quarantine laws are authorized and directed, in case of a violation, or attempt to violate, any of the said laws, to board, by force of arms, any vessel used in such violation, or attempt to viola e, and to detain her and her crew and passengers. SEC. 37. Any vessel which shall be restrained under quarantine laws, and shall attempt to violate the same, may be fired upon, and detained by force of arms.

SEC. 38. When the Governor may deem it necessary, he shall, at the expense of the State, hire and employ boats and small craft, and a sufficient number of able men, well armed, to be stationed wherever he may think fit, and to act under his directions, in order to enforce obedience to the laws of this State requiring the performance. of quarantine; and, also, to arm such men, if requisite, with any firearms belonging to this State.

Quarantire officers may em

plov force.
1809, V, 598, § 1.

May fire upon the law.

Vessel violating

1b.. 23: 1832, VI, 473, 7.

Boats, &c., to be provided at

expense of State

1797, V, 310, § 1.

Fines and forfeitures, how re

SEC. 39. All fines and forfeitures and penalties provided by the laws of the State for the violation of the quarantine laws, or diso- covered. bedience of the orders of the Governor establishing quarantine 1852, VI, 473 § 5. regulations, shall be recovered by indictment in the Court of Sessions; and all persons offending against the same, upon conviction, shall be liable to imprisonment not exceeding twelve months, in addition to such fines, forfeitures and penalties.

Governor to


1865, XIII, 307.



SEC. 1. Governor to n ake regulations to suppress.

SECTION 1. That full power and authority is given to the Governor of this State, by his proclamation, to make such regulations as, in his opinion, may be necessary, in order to prevent the entrance of Asiatic cholera into this State, and to prevent the spreading of such disease in this State.




XXXV. Of the State Superintendent of Education. XXXVI. Of the State Board of Education.

XXXVII. Of Text Books.

XXXVIII. Of County School Commissioners and Boards of Examiners.

XXXIX. Of School Districts and Trustees.

XL. Of the Normal School.

XLI. Of the Agricultural College.

XLII. Of the University of South Carolina.
XLIII. Of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind.

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SECTION 1. At the general election in 1872, and every four years thereafter, a State Superintendent of Education shall be elected, in the same manner as other State officers, who shall enter upon the duties of his office on the first day of January succeeding his election, and continue in office till his successor is elected and qualified.

SEC. 2. He shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, give bond to the State of South Carolina, in the penal sum of five thousand (5,000) dollars, with good and sufficient sureties, to be approved by the Governor, conditioned for the faithful and impartial performance of the duties of his office; and he shall, also, at the time of giving bond, take and subscribe the oath prescribed in Section 30 of Article II of the Constitution of the State, which oath shall be endorsed upon the back of said bond, and the bond shall be filed with and preserved by the Secretary of State.

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Ib., 28.

SEC. 3. He shall receive, as compensation for his services, the sum of twenty-five hundred (2500) dollars per annum, together with his as actual cost of transportation when traveling on public business, payable quarter-yearly out of the State Treasury.

SEC. 4. He shall have general supervision over all the common and public schools of the State; and it shall be his duty to visit every County in the State, for the purpose of inspecting the schools, awakening an interest favorable to the cause of education, and dif fusing, as widely as possible, by public addresses and personal communication with school officers, teachers and parents, a knowledge of existing defects and of desirable improvements in the government and instruction of the schools.

Duties in


Ib., 576, § 9.

Uniformity in text books, &c. Ib., § 10. (Se

SEC. 5. He shall secure uniformity in the use of text books throughout the common and public schools of the State, and shall forbid the use of sectarian or partisan books and instruction in Chap. XXXVII, schools.

SEC. 6. He shall prepare and transmit to the several County School Commissioners school registers, blank certificates, reports, and such other suitable blanks, forms and printed instructions as may be necessary to aid school officers and teachers in making their reports, and carrying into full effect the various provisions of the school laws of this State; and shall cause the laws relating to com


To furnish b'anks, &c. To

have school l; ws,

rule, &c., printed and distrib


Ib., 11.

To books, &c.

Ib., § 12.


Annual appropriation.

To apportion school fund annually.

mon schools, with such rules, regulations, forms and instructions as shall be prescribed by the Board of Education, to be printed, together with a suitable index, in pamphlet form, by the person authorized to do the State printing, at the expense of the State; and he shall cause copies of the same to be transmitted to the several County School Commissioners for distribution.

SEC. 7. That it shall be the duty of the State Superintendent of Education to collect in his office such school books, apparatus, maps and charts as can be obtained without expense to the State; and also to purchase, at an expense not exceeding fifty dollars a year, rare and valuable works on education, for the benefit of teachers, authors, and others, who may wish to consult them; and the said sum is hereby annually appropriated for this purpose out of any moneys in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

SEC. 8. That he shall, annually, on the first day of November, or as soon thereafter as the amount of the school fund, or any consid1b., 577, § 17. erable portion thereof, arising from the school tax or any other source, shall be collected at the Treasury, (and so on from time to time as said fund is realized at the Treasury,) apportion the same among the several School Districts of the State, in proportion to the respective number of pupils attending the public schools, and he shall certify such apportionment to the State Treasurer. He shall also certify to the Treasurer and School Commissioner of each County the amount apportioned to their County, and he shall draw his order on the State Treasurer in favor of the County Treasurer of each County for the amount apportioned to said County.

To report annually to General Assembly.

Ib., 576, 15.

SEC. 9. That he shall make a report, through the Governor, to the General Assembly, at each regular session thereof, showing:

1st. The number of persons between the ages of six (6) and sixReport, to con- teen (16) years, inclusive, residing in the State on the first day of the last preceding October.

tain what.

2d. The number of such persons in each County.

3d. The number of each sex.

4th. The number of white.

5th. The number of colored.

6th. The whole number of persons that attended the free common schools of the State during the year ending the thirtieth day of the last preceding September, and the number in each County that attended during the same period.

7th. The number of whites of each sex that attended, and the number of colored of each sex that attended the said schools. 8th. The number of common schools in the State.

9th. The number of pupils that studied each of the branches taught.

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