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banks and banking associations in said village, according to the value of their real and personal estate, properly assessable in said village, not exceeding one dollar for each three hundred dollars of assessed valuation, which money shall be expended by the superintendent of highways, under the direction and control of the trustees, upon the roads, avenues, streets, highways, lanes, crosswalks and bridges in said village, and as otherwise by this act authorized and directed. All bridges across the streams in said village shall be built, repaired and rebuilt by the town of Warsaw, in the same manner as if this act had not been passed.
3. The third section of title seven of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
8.3. The assesment-roll of said village shall contain, near the rightment-roll
, hand margin three several and distinct columns, severally denominated contain. and headed “general tax," "highway tax," and " local assessment,"
and an additional column headed “total,” in which to set sum total of all said taxes and assessments. The real estate shall be briefly but properly described, and non-resident lands, if any there be, shall be assessed in the same manner as the lands of residents. The amount of tax and highway tax levied upon each person named in the roll shall be set down in the proper column, and also the amount of local assessment, if any, against the real estate of such persons, and in all cases where any tax, highway tax, or local assessment is charged upon any real estate, it shall be set opposite the particular real estate upon which it is charged, and the roll shall contain an entry briefly specifying for what purpose any such local assessment was made. The assessment when completed, and the taxes, highway taxes and local assessments as are therein entered shall be filed with the clerk, and shall then be denominated the tax roll of said village. A duplicate thereof shall be made, which, with the proper warrant under the hands of the trustees and seal of said village, directed to the collector, shall be the authority of the collector to collect said taxes, highway taxes, and assessments.
8 4. This act shall take effeet immediately.
AN ACT to amend chapter three hundred and ninety-five of
the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, entitled “An act in relation to persons who abandon, or threaten to abandon, their families in the county of Kings."
PASSED May 16, 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 one of chapter three hundred and ninety-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, entitled “ An act in relation to persons who abandon, or threaten to abandon, their families
in the county of Kings,” is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Persons
§ 1. All persons who abandon, or threaten to run away and leave, abandon- their wives and children, or either of them, without adequate support, wives, etc. a burden on the public, or who shall leave them in danger of becoming
a burden on the public, or who shall neglect to provide for them according to their means, against whom a warrant shall be issued upon a complaint made upon oath to any justice of the peace or police justice in the county of Kings, shall be brought before the justice of the peace or police justice who issued said warrant, and if it shall appear by the confession of the offender, or by competent testimony, that the person 80 charged is guilty, the justice of the peace or police justice before Order for whom the said offender is brought shallo make an order in which he payment shall specify the sum of money to be paid weekly by said person for money the support of the wife or children, or either. But such sum of money
weekly. shall not be in excess of reasonable requirement for the comfortable maintenance of the wife or children according to their situation in life.
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
AN ACT to legalize and confirm the proceedings of Oliver T.
Chase, George C. Rood, David S. Ramsdell, Albert S. Cobb and others, had to incorporate themselves for benevolent, charitable, literary and scientific purposes and mutual improvement in religious knowledge, under the corporate name of “The Cassadaga Lake Free Association,” and to legalize and confirm the proceedings of such corporation.
PASSED May 17, 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 acts of Oliver T. Chase, George C. Rood, David S. Acts Ramsdell, Albert S. Cobb and others in filing their certificate in the legalized. office of the clerk of Chautauqua county, on the twenty-sixth day of August, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, showing that they have associated themselves together for benevolent, charitable, literary and scientific purposes, and for mutual improvement in religious knowledge, with intent thereby to incorporate the persons_therein described under the corporate name of “ The Cassadaga Lake Free Association,” in accordance with the provisions of the laws of the state of New York, is hereby ratified, legalized and confirmed. And the persons named Corpora in said certificate are hereby declared to have become a corporation tion. under the name of “The Čassadaga Lake Free Association” by the said filing of said certificate, with all the rights, powers and authority of corporations organized in due form of law, under chapter three hundred and nineteen of the laws of eighteen hundred and fortyeight, entitled “ An act for the incorporation of benevolent, charitable, scientific and missionary societies," and the acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto.
82. The deeds of conveyance of real estate made to said corporation Conveyin their said corporate name, " The Cassadaga Lake Free Association,” ances
legalized. since the filing of said certificate, and recorded in the office of the clerk of Chautauqua county, are hereby legalized, ratified and confirmed; and they are hereby declared legal and valid conveyances of the property therein described, according to the tenor and purport thereof; and all leases, mortgages and contracts made by the said cor
* Not returned by the governor within ten days after having been received by him and be. came a law without his signature May 17, 1882.
poration in its said corporate name, since the said filing of said certificate, are hereby ratified and confirmed, and the same are hereby de
clared binding and effective, both at law and in equity. By-laws $ 3. All the by-laws, rules and regulations heretofore made by said legalized.
corporation, and all elections held thereunder since the said filing of said certificate are hereby ratified and confirmed, and all rights arising therefrom are hereby secured and perpetuated.
$ 4. All the official acts and proceedings of the trustees named in legalized. said certificate, and all the offical* acts and proceedings of their suc
cessors in office, so far as they are within the purview of the powers given to trustees of a corporation by said chapter three hundred and nineteen, and the acts amendatory thereof, are hereby legalized, ratified and confirmed.
85. This act shall take effect immediately.
AN ACT fixing the salaries of the stenographers of the supreme court in the third judicial district.
PASSED May 17, 1882 ; three-fifths being present.t The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
SECTION 1. Each of the stenographers of the supreme court in the third judicial district, whose appointment is provided for in section two hundred and fifty-eight of the Code of Civil Procedure, shall receive a salary of two thousand dollars a year, the salaries to be paid as prescribed in section two hundred and fifty-nine of the Code of Civil Procedure.
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
Code of Civil Procedure.
PASSED May 17, 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 two hundred and fifty-eight of the Code of Civil Procedure is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
$ 258. The justices of the supreme court, or a majority of them, for each judicial district of the state, except the first and second, must appoint and may at pleasure remove a stenographer of the supreme court in that district. The justices of the supreme court for the third judicial district, or a majority of them, and the justices of the supreme court for the sixth judicial district, or a majority of them, may, in their discretion, appoint, and at pleasure remove, two additional stenographers of the supreme court for their respective districte. Each Salary. stenographer so appointed is entitled to a salary fixed by law, to be paid as prescribed in the next section, and must attend within the judicial district the terms of the circuit courts and courts of oyer and terminer and the special terms of the supreme court where issues of fact are triable as directed by the justices, or a majority of the justices, of the district for which he was appointed.
* So in original. + Not returned by the governor within ten days after having been received by him and became a law without his signature May 17, 1882.
Must appoint stenographer.
$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
AN ACT to provide for the construction of a sewer south of
Passed May 17, 1882 ; three-fifths being present.
SECTION 1. The common council of the city of Hudson are hereby Sewer to authorized and empowered to lay out and construct a trunk sewer in be con
structed. said city, of such dimensions and length, according to such plans and specifications, and through such points and places south of Warren street in said city,as to the said council may seem proper or necessary,and for this purpose may purchase, appropriate, take and hold any real estate, property, easements, right and interest which the said council shall determine to be necessary for said sewer, and may make any and all contracts necessary to carry out the plan or plans for said "sewer which the said council may determine upon.
$ 2. In case it shall be necessary to appropriate for the aforesaid Real estate sewer, or for any of the connections which it may be found necessary to make with said sewer, any real estate or easement not belonging to the city, which the city may not be permitted by the owner freely to appropriate, and cannot purchase by contract with the owner thereof, the common council are hereby authorized and empowered to take and appropriate the said real estate or easement, in the manner prescribed by section sixty and the following sections relating thereto, of chapter four hundred and sixty-eight of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-two:
Prior to the passage of an ordinance for the construction of the said Plan, etc., sewer, the common council shall cause a plan and accurate specifications of the work proposed to be constructed, to be prepared. It shall Publicathen cause the specifications, so prepared, to be published in the offi- tion of, cial newspapers for the space of two weeks, with a notice that on a certain day, at least two weeks after the first publication of said notice and specifications, or as soon thereafter as à quorum of said council can be obtained, the common council will act in relation to the construction of the said sewer, and that in the meantime sealed proposals for constructing the said sewer and performing the work thereon, with bonds for the faithful performance thereof, will be received by the mayor. Upon the day mentioned in the notice, or as soon thereafter as a quorum can be obtained, the mayor shall, in the presence of the common council, open the sealed proposals for the construction of the said sewer.
No proposal shall be considered which shall not be Proposals accompanied by a bond, to be approved by the common council, in a not to be
consid- penalty to be prescribed by said common council in the notice hereinered.
above provided for, with at least two sureties, each of whom shall make affidavit that he is a resident of and a householder or freeholder within the state, and is worth the penalty of the bond over all the debts and liabilities which he owes or has incurred, and exclusive of property exempt by law from levy and sale under an execution. The sum in which a surety is required to justify may be made up by the justification of two or more sureties each in a smaller sum, but the same person cannot so contribute to make up the sum for more than one
surety. Bond, con- The said bond shall be conditioned that if the proposal be accepted, dition of the person proposing will do the specified work at the price and upon
the terms proposed, according to the plans and specifications for said work, and subject to the snpervision and approval of the common council and of such person as the said council may appoint to superin
tend the said work. Accept- The common council may then determine whose is the most favorproposal. able proposal, and accept the same, or before so determining and ac
cepting, the said council may reject all proposals and readvertise, as above provided, for new proposals, until proposals satisfactory to said council are inade, and then the said council shall determine whose is
the most favorable proposal, and accept the same. Ordinance. It may then, by a vote of a majority of all its members, pass an
ordinance authorizing and directing the construction of the proposed sewer, and the performance of the work thereon.
§ 3. The entire expense of the construction of the sewer herein provided for shall be determined and assessed in the manner
following: Expenses The common council, at the meeting last provided for in the precedof, how to ing section, or at a subsequent meeting, shall determine the expense of
the whole work, including the expense of surveying and engineering, the cost of private property taken for the purposes of the said sewer in accordance with section two of this act, and the expenses attending the proceedings to appropriate said private property, the expense of advertising, the fees of the commissioners hereinafter provided for, which said fees shall not exceed the sum of twenty-five dollars each, and the salary of the superintendent of said sewer, whom the said council are hereby authorized to appoint, at a compensation not exceeding two and one-half dollars per day.
The said council shall then appoint three competent freeholders of sioners.
said city commissioners, who, after having been sworn or affirmed, and after having given notice as provided in section sixty-one of chapter four hundred and sixty-eight of the laws of eighteen hundred aud seventy-two, of the time and place of their first meeting, shall proceed as provided in said section sixty-one, and shall determine what part, if any, of the whole expense of said work, so fixed as aforesaid by said council, to which the commissioners are hereby authorized to add such expenses as they have incurred in publishing the notices herein provided for, shall be borne by the city, and what part thereof shall be borne by each parcel or tract of land, which they shall deem benefited thereby. All the provisions of chapter four hundred and sixty-eight of the laws of eighteen hurdred and seventy-two, relative to notifying commissioners of their appointment, to their qualifying and to the filling of any vacancies arising among said commissioners shall apply to
commissioners appointed under this act. Duty of.
§ 4. The commissioners so appointed, as aforesaid, shall view the