The word “town” may be construed to include city; the words “town council” include city council; the words “town clerk” include city clerk; the words “ward clerk” include clerk of election district; the words “town treasurer” include city treasurer; and the words “town sergeant” include city sergeant.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 26, § 8; G.L. 1909, ch. 32, § 8; G.L. 1923, ch. 32, § 8; G.L. 1938, ch. 309, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 43-3-9.)