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and also the rest and residue of the personal estate given in said will for that purpose, after paying by said trustees for the erection of a building, obtaining suitable grounds therefor, and the grading, fencing and improvement thereof, of a sum not over seventy-five thousand dollars from said estate ; and also a sum pot exceeding ten thousand dollars to furnish said hospital in its several departments according to the provisions of the said will.

2. To purchase and hold any other real estate in the said city of Poughkeepsie, and to erect and maintain thereon, or on lands already acquired, suitable buildings for the use of the said hospital.

3. All the funds of said corporation, whether derived from the estate Funds, inof the said Matthew Vassar, Jr., or otherwise, unless such other funds vestment are accompanied with other specific directions, may be invested on bond and mortgage, being the first lien on a good title to real estate in this state, or in the registered scrip, stocks, bonds or securities issued by the government of the United States; or in the registered bonds of either of the states lying north of thirty-six parallel of north latitude; or in the registered first mortgage bonds of any good, sound, completed railroad lying north of said parallel of latitude.

4. The said corporation may take and hold any additional donations, Additional grants, devises or bequests which may be made in further support of, donations. or in addition to said hospital.

5. The said trustees are also empowered to make and adopt such By-laws, by-laws, rules and regulations as shall be deemed best in reference to the affairs of said hospital; to employ such agents, servants, physicians and nurses and fix iheir compensation, and to discharge them when deemed expedient; and to fix the terms for the government, conduct and management of said hospital as shall be deemed best, and to fix the terms for board and care and for medicine or surgical treatment, upon which all patients who are able to pay therefor shall be entitled to be admitted thereto.

$ 6. This act shall take effect immediately.

etc.

CAP. 299.
AN ACT to legalize the calling and holding of a special town

meeting, held in the town of Madrid, St. Lawrence county,
New York, on the "thirteenth day May, eighteen hundred
and eighty-two, and to legalize the action of such special
town meeting, and to authorize the said town of Madrid to
raise money and to borrow money for the purpose of build-
ing a stone arch bridge across Grass river at Madrid village,
in said town, under and in pursuance of chapter eight hun-
dred and fifty-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-
nine, as amended by chapter six hundred and ninety-five of
the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and also
under and in pursuance of chapter four hundred and eighty-
two of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and
acts amendatory thereto.

PASSED June 6, 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 act of the town clerk of the town of Madrid, St. Law- Acts of rence county, New York, in calling a special town meeting, held in and town clerk

town meeting,

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visor atithorized

execute

same.

of special for the said town of Madrid, on the thirteenth day of May, eighteen hun

dred and eighty-two, on the subject of building a stone bridge across etc., legal- Grass river at Madrid village in said town, and the action of the special

town meeting, so called and held on that day and the resolutions of such special town meeting to build such stone arch bridge; to appoint a committee to act with the commissioners of highways in said town in letting the contract and overseeing the building of said bridge, to raise a tax upon the taxable property of the town for the sum of twelve thousand five hundred dollars, to be paid in twelve equal annual installments

with annual interest, are hereby legalized, ratified and confirmed. Super- § 2. The supervisor of said town is hereby authorized to borrow

for and upon the credit of said town' the sum of twelve thousand five to borrow hundred dollars at a rate of interest not exceeding six per cent per money and

annum, and to execute the bonds of said town therefor, which said bonds for bonds shall be payable to bearer, and shall become due and payable at

the office of the supervisor in said town in the manner following: one thousand and forty-one dollars and sixty-six and two-thirds cents thereof and interest on the whole sum of twelve thousand five hundred dollars from the date of said bonds to that date, on the first day of February, eighteen hundred and eighty-three; and one thousand and forty-one dollars and sixty-six and two-thirds cents, and interest on the whole sum remaining unpaid on the first day of February in each and every year thereafter until said sum of twelve thousand five hundred dollars and interest is fully paid. The town clerk of said town is hereby directed to countersign the said bonds; said bonds shall be in the usual form and shall show upon the face thereof that the same are issued for money borrowed by said town for the purposes aforesaid in and by authority of this act, and the town clerk shall make an entry on the records of said town, showing the date, number, and denomination of each of said bonds, and the board of supervisors of St. Lawrence county shall annually levy the amount falling due on the first

day of February following upon the taxable property of said town. Money,

$ 3. Said money, when received for said bonds by said supervisor, bpw to be shall be by liim paid over to the commissioners of highways of said

town, and the committee hereafter appointed, to be by them expended in building a stone arch bridge across Grass river at Madrid village in said town; but before the said supervisor shall pay orer any of said money, the sail commissioners of highways and committee shall execute and deliver good and sufficient bonds in an amount to be approved by said supervisor, conditional for the faithful application of all funds that may come to their hands, and for the faithful discharge of their duty as such committee, and none of said money shall be paid out and expended by said committee except in payment of duly verified bills and accounts for work, labor and materials furnished for said bridge, which said verified bills and accounts shall be considered the vouchers for the payment and expenditure of all moneys paid out and expended by said committee, and shall be immediately filed in the town clerk's

office of said town. Super

§ 4. Before issuing such bonds the said supervisor shall gire adegive se

quate security in addition to the security now required by law to be curity. approved as to form and sufficiency by the town clerk of said town,

for the faithful performance of his duty in the issuing of such bonds, and for the faithful application of the funds arising therefrom, and the full accounting therefor of the funds which may be raised by tax for the payment thereof which shall come to his hands annually to the board of supervisor's.

of.

visor to

8 5. The town board of the town of Madrid is hereby anthorized to Town appoint a committee to be composed of not less than three persons, appoint resident tax payers of said town, to act with the commissioners of committee highways of said town in letting the contract and superintending the with higherection of said bridge, and shall have equal powers with the commis- win.comsioners of high ways of said town, and the town board of said town stoners. shall fill all and any vacancies that may occur in said committee, and the compensation of said committee shall be the same as the compensation of the commissioners of high ways of said town for the same service, and said committee are to exact of the contractor or contractors to whom the contract for building the bridge is let sufficient bonds for the completion of said bridge or for the fulfillment of his or their contract.

$ 6. This act shall take effect immediately,

CHAP 800.

AN ACT to abolish the office of railroad commissioners in and

for the town of Morristown, in the county of St. Lawrence, and to confer the powers and duties of said commissioners upon the supervisor of said town.

PASSED June 6, 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 office of railroad commissioner in and for the town ofico of Morristown, in the county of St. Lawrence, is hereby abolished. abolished

and duties § 2. The powers and duties heretofore vested by law in said com- imposed missioners are hereby conferred upon and vested in the supervisor of viser.persaid town.

$3. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAP 801.

AN ACT to repeal certain acts and parts of acts therein named

so far as the same relate to or apply to or within the city and county of New York.

Passed June 6, 1882 ; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. So much of chapter five hundred and thirty-seven of the part of laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-one, entitled "An act to repeal chapter 537 certain acts and parts of acts therein named so far as the same relate so far as to or apply to or within the city and county of New York," as repeals applies to all of chapter two hundred and fifty-nine of the laws of eighteen hun- MY dred and seventy-five, entitled " An act to increase the efficiency of pealed. the court of general sessions of the peace in the city and county of New York,” except section four is hereby repealed, and except as herein provided, said last-named act is lelt and will continue in full

force and effect any thing in said first-mentioned act to the contrary

notwithstanding. Section 4 $ 2. Section four of chapter two hundred and fifty-nine of the laws 259, laws of of eighteen hundred and seventy-five, entitled “An act to increase the

efficiency of the court of general sessions of the peace in the city and pealed.

county of New York,” is hereby repealed.

$ 3. This act shall take effect on July first, eighteen hundred and eighty-two.

1875 re

CHAP 802.

Corporate objects.

By-laws, etc.

AN ACT to amend chapter eighty-six of the laws of eighteen

hundred and seventy-four, entitled "An act to incorporate the Butter and Cheese Exchange of New York.”

PASSED June 6, 1882. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. Section two of chapter eighty-six of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-four, entitled "An act to incorporate the Butter and Cheese Exchange of New York,” is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

8 2. The objects of said corporation shall be to provide and regulate a suitable room or rooms for an exchange in the city of New York; to foster trade ; to protect it against unjust or unlawful exactions ; to reform abuses ; to diffuse accurate and reliable information ; to settle differences between members ; to promote among them good fellowship and a more enlarged and friendly intercourse, and to make provision for the widows and families of deceased members. The said corporation shall have power to make and adopt a constitution, by-laws, rules and regulations for the admission, government, suspension and expulsion of its members ; the collection of fees and dues; the number and election of its officers, and to define their duties for the safe-keeping of its property and management of its affairs; and from time to time alter, modify and change such constitution, by-laws and regulations, provided the same be not contrary to the laws of the state of New York or of the United States. Such present members of said corporation as shall agree thereto, and all persons who shall herealter join said corporation, may be assessed such sum as shall be provided in the bylaws of said corporation, upon the death of any such members agreeing thereto, or who shall hereafter join said corporation ; which sum, or such proportion thereof as the by-laws may provide, and such proportion of the surplus income of said corporation as the by-laws may provide, may be paid to the widow, children, next of kin of, or other persons dependent upon, said deceased member, in such manner as the said by-laws shall prescribe. But no such assessment shall be made upon, and no such payment shall affect the proportionate share in the property of said corporation of any present member not consenting thereto.

8 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Assessments.

CHAP. 808.

AN ACT in relation to summary proceedings to remove monthly tenants in the city of New York for holding over.

PASSED June 6, 1882 ; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. No monthly tenant shall hereafter be removed from any Notice to lands or tenaments* in the city of New York on the grounds of holding tenant's over his term (except when the same expires on the first day of May), be given unless at least five days before the expiration of the term the landlord

proceedor his agent serves upon the tenant, in the same manner in which a summons in summary proceedings is now allowed to be served by law, can be a notice in writing to the effect that the landlord clects to terminate the tenancy, and that, unless the tenant removes from said premises on the day on which his term expires, the landlord will commence summary proceedings under the statute to remove such tenant therefrom.

ings for removal

CHAP 804.

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to county treasurers.

AN ACT to amend chapter five hundred and eighty of the

laws of eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled "An act to amend chapter four hundred and thirty-six of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, entitled 'An act in relation to county treasurers.'"

PASSED June 6, 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 five hundred and eighty of the Counties laws of eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled "An act to amend chap- from act ter four hundred and thirty-six of the laws of eighteen hundred and in relation seventy-seven, entitled “An act in relation to county treasurers, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

$ 1. Section eleven of chapter four hundred and thirty-six of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, entitled “An act in relation to county treasurers,” as amended by chapter two hundred and thirty-three of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

$ 11. Nothing herein contained shall apply to the counties of Sullivan, Putnam, Green, Monroe, Onondaga, Columbia, Seneca, Essex, Delaware, Cortland, Queens, Madison, Oswego, Rensselaer and Herkimer. 8 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

* So in original. 47

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