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$ 3. The said council at its session in September, eighteen hundred Trustees. and eighty-two, shall elect three trustees of said corporation, who shall hold their offices, respectively, one, two, and three years, as respectively designated upon the said election ; and at each annual council thereafter, there shall be one trustee elected for three years, in the place of the trustee whose term of office shall then expire. Each of said trustees shall be laymen. Vacancies in the said board of trustees, Vacanoccasioned other than by regular expiration of term of office, shall be cies. filled by election for the unexpired term so becoming vacant at any aunnal council of the diocese.

$ 4. The said corporation is authorized to receive and hold from any Corporate person or persons by deed, conveyance, or last will and testament, real powers. or personal property, or choses in action.

$. All property, or choses in action, so received shall constitute a fund for the relief of disabled clergymen, and the widows and children of deceased clergymen of the said diocese.

$ 6. The said property, choses in action and fund shall be held, Duty of managed and invested, or reinvested, as the case may be, by the said a trustees in their discretion. They shall keep a correct record of all their proceedings. The same shall be, at all times, open to the inspection of the bishop and standing committee of the said diocese. The bishop may at any time, for cause appearing to him, cite any one or more of said trustees before the said standing committee, and, by and with the advice and consent of such standing coinmittee, suspend him, or them from any action in connection with the said corporation or its affairs or its property, until the third day of the annual council of the diocese thereafter. If said counsel shall, upon a hearing, vote to sustain the said suspension, an election shall then be held as for a vacancy. The trustees shall, on or before the second day of each annual council of the diocese, make a full and correct report of all of the affairs and business of the said corporation to the said council, in writing, which shall be signed by a majority of the said trustees.

$ 7. The mode of naming beneficiaries of said fund, their number, Naming of the annual stipends payable to cach, the manner and time of pay- benelicia. ments, and the use of the income of said fund, and all other matters tonching the management and disposition of said fund and its income not herein provided for, shall be under the control of the said annual council and the canons of said diocese.

$ 8. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAP. 18.

AN ACT releasing the interest of the state of New York in

certain lands, a part of the state farm at Sing Sing, Westchester county, to the president and trustees of the village of Sing Sing.

Passed May 4, 1882 ; by a two-thirds vote. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. All the right, title and interest of the people of this state Interest in and to that portion of the stato farm at Sing Sing, Westchester of state county, lying east of Spring street and designated on a certain map

released.

made by George W. Cartwright, civil engineer, August, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, and on file in the office of the comptroller of the state and bounded as follows: Beginning at the north-west corner of the lot herein described on east side of Spring street adjoining the land of James W. Robinson, thence running easterly along said Robinson's land, and three hundred and ninety-nine feet to lands heretofore sold by the state to Thomas Nelson and others, thence southerly by said lands six hundred and nine feet to the center of Washington arenne, thence easterly by said avenue six hundred and ninety-seven feet to the Post road, thence southerly by said road six hundred and sixty feet, thence westerly six hundred and fifty-three feet, thence northly six hundred and sixty feet to said Washington avenue, thence by said avenue four hundred and eighty-one feet to Spring street, thence northerly along said street six hundred and thirteen feet to the place of beginning, is hereby released to and vested in the president and trustees of the village of Sing Sing, and their successors forever, to be used by them for a public park and for no other purpose whatsoever.

Opening of streets, etc.

CHAP 129.
AN ACT to amend section six of title nine of chapter five

hundred and nineteen of the laws of eighteen hundred and
seventy, entitled "An act to revise the charter of the city of
Buffalo.”

Passed May 5, 1882 ; three-fifths being present.* The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section six of title nine of chapter five hundred and nineteen of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy, entitled “An act to revise the charter of the city of Buffalo,” is hereby amended so

as to read as follows: Opening $ 6. It may cause streets and alleys to be opened, leveled, repaired,

swept, cleaned and watered ; crosswalks, culverts, sewers, drains, receivers, aqueducts, wharves, piers, canals, slips and basins to be constructed, enlarged, repaired and cleaned. And it may enter into a contract for the sweeping and cleaning cf the paved streets and alleys of said city, or any of them, for a period not exceeding five years. And it shall have authority to provide, from year to year during the con

tinuance of such contract, for the payment of the expense of such Notice to sweeping and cleaning, out of its general fund. It shall not, liowever,

make any contract for such sweeping and cleaning until it shall have published a notice in five successive numbers of the official paper, inviting sealed proposals therefor, and whenever it shall order the paving or repaving of a street, in pursuance of the provisions of this act, and before such paving or repaving shall be done, it may cause connections with the sewer, gas and water pipes in front of each lot on such street, so to be paved or repaved, and at such distances apart as may be necessary, to be made and extended to the curbstone, where such connections have not been made.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately. . * Not returned by the governor within ten days after having been received by him, and became a law without his signature, May 5, 1882.

be published.

CHAP. 180.

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AN ACT to release and convey to Ellen Donoghue the interest of the people of the state of New York in certain lands in the city of Albany.

Passed May 5, 1882 ; by a two-thirds vote.* The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. All the estate, right, title and interest of the people of Interest the state of New York in and to that certain lot, piece or parcel of land state resituate in the city of Albany and bounded and described as follows : leased. All that certain lot of land, situate on the south side of Madison avenue (late Lydius street) in the sixteenth (late tenth) ward of the city of Albany, and known as lot number thirteen, bounded as follows, to wit: Beginning at the northwest corner of lot number twelve and running from thence south forty-three degrees and thirty minutes, west ten chains and fifty links to Myrtle avenue (late Fcrry street and formerly Mink street), thence along the same, north forty-six degrecs and thirty minutes west one chain, thence north forty-three degrees and thirty minutes east ten chains and fifty links to the south side of Madison arenue, and thence along the same south forty-six degrees and thirty minutes east one chain to the place of beginning, containing about one and one-tenth acres of land, excepting from the above described lot the portion thereof conveyed to George D. Morris, by deed dated September first, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and recorded, October thirtieth, eighteen hundred and serenty-three, in the Albany county clerk's office in book number two hundred and sixty-seven of deeds, page two hundred and eight, and so forth, are hereby granted, released and conveyed to Ellen Donoghue of the city of Albany, New York, and to her heirs and assigns forever.

$ 2. Nothing herein contained shall impair, release or discharge any Not to inright, claim or interest of any purchaser, heir at law, deviseo or grantee, pair or any credit or by judgment, mortgage, or otherwise, in said real estate. rights.

$ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

vested

CHAP. 181.

AN ACT to authorize the board of education of school district

number one in the town of New Rochelle to issue bonds for the erection of a public school-house building and for other purposes connected with public education in said school district.

PASSED May 9, 1882 ; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The board of education of school district number one in School the town of New Rochelle, Westchester county, is hereby authorized district

may bor * Not selurned by the governor within ten days after having been received by him, and became a law without his signature, May 5, 1882.

new

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to vote to

row and empowered to borrow on the credit of said school district number money for purpose of one a sum of money not to oxceed fifty thousand dollars, for the purerecting pose of erecting a new school-house in said school district, to buy school additional land, to enlarge the present school site and erect thereon a house,

new school-house, and to alter, enlarge, and improve any building or buildings which may be on any land purchased for a school site pursuant to this act, to purchase furniture and fixtures, test books, instruments and supplies for any building or buildings, which may be so built, altered, enlarged and improved so that such building or buildings may be properly furnished, fitted and arranged for the uses and purposes of a public school, to build and buy suitable cases, fistures and furniture for the district library, to erect, build, make and provide necessary and suitable ont buildings, sheds, fences, grades, drains, walks and appurtenances necessary for the health, comfort and convenience of pupils who may attend such public school, and to do crery thing with the money so borrowed upon the credit of said school

district which in the judgment of said board of education may be Proviso as necessary to be done for public school purposes, provided, however, that be taken.

to the electors of said school district at an annual or special meeting of

such electors held in pursuance to the provisions of chapter ono hundred and thirty-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, entitled “An act to establish free schools in school district number one in the town of New Rochelle, Westchester county," shall first vote in favor of borrowing upon the credit of said school district a sum of money not to exceed fifty thousand dollars for the purposes and uses

expressed in this section of this act. Il vote is § 2. If at such annual or special meeting of the clectors of said

ve school district a majority of said electors then and there present and bonds may voting shall vote in favor of borrowing upon the credit of the said

school district a sum of money not to exceed fifty thousand dollars for the purposes, and uses expressed in section one of this act, then the said board of education shall issue from time to time, as the money may be needed, coupon bonds to secure the payment of the money so authorized by the said clcctors to be borrowed upon the credit of said school district. The said bonds shall be issued in such amounts as the board of education may decide and shall bear interest atat rate not to exceed six per centum per annum. The principal and interest of such bonds shall be paid by the district treasurer of said school district as the same become due. The said bonds shall - not be sold for less than their par value. They shall be signed by the president and countersigned by the secretary of said board of clucation and the cor

porate seal thereof shall be affixed thereto. Record to $ 3. The secretary of said board of education shall keep a record be kept.

of the bonds issued pursuant to this act, in a book provided for that purpose by the said board, which record shall show the numbers and dates of the bonds, the amount of the bonds, the rate of interest, the date of maturity, the names of the purchasers and price paid for said bonds.

$ 4. The said bonds shall be payable in sums of not less than two bon is to thousand dollars nor more than four thousand dollars, in any one year, able. and none of said bonds shall run for a shorter period than three years,

nor for a longer period than twenty years from the date of the issue of the bonds.

$ 5. The said board of education is authorized, empowered and directed, if a majority of the electors yoting shall vote to avail themselves of the provisions of this act, to levy and collect by tax in each year

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upon the real and personal property of said school district in the same manner as they are now authorized by law to collect taxes for school purposes, and in addition to the amount which they are, or willbe by law authorized to levy and collect by tax in each year for other school purposes, such sum or sums as will be required to pay the principal and interest maturing each year upon the bonds issued pursuant to this act.

$ 6. The said board of education shall advertise for bidders for said Board to bonds in one or more newspapers published in said school district for advertise two weeks next preceding the time when such bonds will be ready for ders. sale and the said board of education may reject any or all bids not deemed by them to be advantageous to said school district.

$ 7. All moneys received from the sale of bonds under this act shall Moneye, be paid to the district treasurer of the said school district, and the how dis said district treasurer is hereby directed to receive such money and to posod of. pay out such money in accordance with the provisions of the said chapter one hundred and thirty-five of the laws of cighteen hundred and fifty-seven, and the said district treasurer shall pay the interest and principal of said bonds as the same become due out of funds in his hands for that purpose. Ile shall cancel such bonds and coupons when paid and shall return the bonds and coupons so paid and canceled to said board of education. And the said board of education is hereby Board empowered to require the said district treasurer to execute and deliver to pay

require the said board of education a bond in addition to the bond he has already treasurer furnished in such penalty and with such sureties as the said board may bonds. deem sufficient, as a further security for the faithful discharge of his duty and if.after ten days,notice in writing has been delivered at the usual place of business of said district treasurer requiring him to execute and deliver such bond, he neglects or refuses to do so, the said board of education may declare the office of district treasurer vacant and may make appointment to fill such vacancy.

$ 8. This act shall take effect immediately.

to give

CHAP. 18.

proceedings legal

AN ACT legalizing the change of name of The Norfolk Street

Baptist Church of the city of New York to "The Fifth Avenue Baptist Church of the city of New York,” and acts done in the changed name.

PASSED May 9, 1882. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Proceedings having been taken in the supreme court by Name and “The Norfolk Street Baptist Church of the city of New York,” to li change its name to “ The Fifth Avenue Baptist Church of the city of ized, New York," and an order of that court having been entered permiting such change and authorizing the use of such changed name after October tenth, eighteen hundred and sixty, and conveyances of real estate conveyed to the said Norfolk Street Baptist Church of the city of New York, having been made after that date by “ The Fifth Avenue Baptist Church of the city of New York," the said change of name and all acts and conveyances made in said changed name are hereby validated, legalized and confirmed.

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