CHAPTER 378

CLAIM

JULIUS HUGHES

AN ACT APPROPRIATING MONEY TO DOVER SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PAY THE CLAIM OF JULIUS HUGHES FOR PERSONAL INJURIES.

WHEREAS, on the Seventh day of March 1946, one Julius Hughes, a minor, was a student at Booker T. Washington Junior High School, in the Dover Special School District in and for Kent County and State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, the said Julius Hughes was engaged in class work in the carpentry shop of said school and while so engaged was struck in the eye by a piece of material thrown off by a saw in the said shop; and

WHEREAS, the said Julius Hughes although given first aid and medical attention, lost the sight of one eye as the result of the happening aforesaid; and

WHEREAS, the said Julius Hughes was doing work in the public school under the direction of the teacher in the said carpentry shop and doing work suggested by the said teacher; NOW, THEREFORE,

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 One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) be and the same is hereby appropriated to the Dover Special School District for the payment of a claim against the State for injuries sustained by the said Julius Hughes in the carpentry shop of the Booker T. Washington Junior High School.

Section 2. The Board of School Trustees of the Dover Special School District is hereby directed to pay the sum so appropriated to Frank S. Pritchett of Dover, Delaware, the regularly

appointed guardian of and for the said Julius Hughes, a minor, as aforesaid.

Section 3. That this Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 30, 1949