AN ACT APPROPRIATING MONEY OUT OF THE STATE TREASURY FOR THE PAYMENT OF CLAIM OF FRANK S. WEBB AGAINST THE STATE.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That the sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) be and the same is hereby appropriated out of the Treasury of the State for the payment of a certain claim against the State, for damages sustained by one Frank S. Webb, of the Town of Christiana, New Castle County, and State of Delaware, by reason of the said Frank S. Webb's being struck in the eye with a ruler or yardstick in the hands of Estol Hopkins, a teacher in the employ of the State Board of Education at the Christiana School, Christiana, Delaware, on February 2, 1938; such blow causing the said Frank S. Webb pain and suffering, and bodily injury, to wit, and the loss of his right eye. The Auditor of Accounts is hereby authorized and fully empowered and directed to approve and properly execute a warrant for, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and fully empowered and directed to pay to Frank C. Webb, the legal guardian of Frank S. Webb, a minor, the above specified sum.
Section 2. That this Act shall be taken and deemed to be a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the moneys or receipts paid to the State of Delaware pursuant to the franchise tax law and the income tax law of this State before the payment or delivery of the aforesaid appropriated sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) into or to the credit of the Public School Fund.
Approved May 4, 1939.