CHAPTER 15 – APPROPRIATION

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE MONEY TO FLOYD SHULTIE, ADMINISTRATOR OF FRANCES E. SHULTIE, DECEASED, AS COMPENSATION FOR DAMAGES SUFFERED THROUGH THE DEATH OF THE SAID, FRANCES E. SHULTIE THROUGH AND BY REASON OF THE NEGLIGENCE OF AN EMPLOYEE OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

WHEREAS, Floyd Shultie was duly appointed administrator of the Estate of Frances E. Shultie, deceased on the third day of February, A. D. 1941 by the Register of Wills in and for Kent County, and in accordance with said appointment, Floyd Shultie has duly qualified as such Administrator in full accordance with the Statutes of the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, on the twenty-second day of April, A. D. 1938, the Kenton Public School, being designated as #9, Kent County, Delaware, was under the supervision and jurisdiction of the State Board of Education of the State of Delaware by reason of the Statutes of the State of Delaware, at which time a student at the request of the Professor of said school, the employee of the State Board of Education, used an inflammable liquid to start a fire in a stove in said school, said inflammable liquid caused an explosion and fire and as a result, the clothing and body of Frances E. Shultie, a minor of the age of eleven (11) years, caught fire causing the death of her, the said Frances E. Shultie, thereby causing great loss and damage.

Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

That the sum of Twenty-two hundred and fifty dollars ($2250.00) be and the same is hereby appropriated out of the State Board of Education funds to Floyd Shultie, Administrator of the Estate of Frances E. Shultie, deceased, as compensation for loss and damage caused by the death of the said Frances E. Shultie.

Approved February 20, 1941.