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York, wherever such railroad may commence or end, except under the authority and subject to the regulations and restrictions which the legislature may hereafter grant and provide. This section shall not be deemed to affect the operation, as far as laid, of any railroad now constructed and duly authorized. Nor shall it be held to impair, in any manner, any valid grant for or relating to any railroad, in said city, existing on the first day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty.

S 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed.

S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 11.
AN ACT making appropriations to pay the inte-

rest on the temporary loan, and to provide for
the payment of the floating debt of the state.
Passed February 4, 1860; three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The sum of thirteen thousand two hundred $13,294.75 and ninety-four dollars and seventy-five cents, being the ted to pay unexpended balance of the premiums of the loan under interest on section three of article seven of the constitution, to redeem the canal revenue certificates, is hereby appropriated to pay the interest on the temporary loan of two hundred thousand dollars, redeemable on the first day of July next.

S 2. The sum of one hundred and twenty-nine thou- $129,734.50 sand seven hundred and thirty-four dollars and fifty cents, of floating being the premiums on the loan of two millions five hun- dobe. dred thousand dollars, to provide for the payment of the floating debt of the state, is hereby appropriated and sball be applied to the payment of claims against the state, not otherwise provided for, for work done on the canals of the state, and for private property appropriated by the state for the use of such canals, and for injury to

private property, growing out of the construction of the canals; or to the payment of the interest on said loan, in the same manner and to the like extent that the principal moneys arising from said loan can be applied under the provisions of the act authorizing said loan.

$ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

declared a

Chap. 12. ·AN ACT to confirm the incorporation of the Oswego Chair Factory, of the city of Oswego.

Passed February 4, 1860. The People of the State of New York, represented in

Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows : Company SECTION 1. The company called “Oswego Chair body politic Factory,” located in the city of Oswego, and formed rade.corpo under and in pursuance of the provisions of the act

entitled “ An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes,” passed February seventeenth, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, by the name aforesaid, from the time of filing their certificate, as required by said act, in the same manner and with the same powers and effect as if the whole amount of the capital stock of said company had been paid in within two years from the filing of said certificate; provided, nevertheless, that said capital stock shall all have been actually paid in, in money, and a certificate stating the amount of said capital stock, as fixed and limited by said company, and actually paid in, shall be made, signed, verified and recorded, as required by section eleven of chapter forty of the laws of eighteen hundred and forty-eight, on or before the first day of March, eighteen hundred and sixty.

S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

tion of law of 1858

Chap 13.
AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An act to

revise the charter of the city of Syracuse,”
passed March third, eighteen hundred and fifty-
seven, and also to amend an act entitled “Ån
act to amend an act entitled "An act to revise
the charter of the city of Syracuse,' passed March
third, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven," passed
April seventeenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-
eight.
Passed February 4, 1860; three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in
Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The fifth section of the act entitled “ An Fifth sec. act to amend an act entitled "An act to revise the charter of the city of Syracuse, passed March third, eighteen amended. hundred and fifty-seven,' passed April seventeenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight," is hereby amended by inserting after the words “new paving” in the last line of said section the words“ macadamizing, repaving."

$ 2. The aldermen of said city shall severally receive Compensathe sum of one hundred dollars, in full for all compensa- aldermen as tion as aldermen and as commissioners of highways.

$ 3. It shall be the duty of every owner of real estate highways. in said city, in front of whose premises a sidewalk or do

Sidewalks, gutter has been heretofore made, to keep the same at all times in suitable and proper repair.

$ 4. In case any owner shall neglect to keep his side- Neglect to walk and gutter in suitable and proper repair, it shall be walks. the duty of the common council to cause a notice to be served upon such owner, requiring him to repair such walk or gutter, as the case may be, within twenty days from such service.

S 5. Such notice may be served personally or by leav- Notice to be ing the same at his or her residence, with some person of suitable age and discretion, between the hours of eight in the morning and eight in the evening, or in case such owner is a non-resident of the city, by depositing such

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how made.

repairs to

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gutters, &c.

notice in the post office at Syracuse, in a proper envelop, directed to such owner at his reputed place of residence,

and by paying the postage on the same. Repairs,

S 6. Such repairs shall correspond in the material used and in the execution of the work, with the original walk or gutter, unless on application by said owner the com

mon council shall consent to a change. Expense of

S 7. In case any owner of said lots or premises shall be assessed neglect or refuse to repair such sidewalk or gutter within

the time limited therefor, the common council shall be authorized to repair the same, and to assess the expenses thereof as in other local improvements, and to cause the tax rolls to be filed with the city clerk, who shall, at the proper time, cause the warrants to be annexed and the same to be delivered to the treasurer and tax receiver

for collection. Preceding S 8. The preceding five sections shall not, however, to apply to apply to gutters on paved or macadamized streets, but

the same shall be kept in repair at the expense of the city. Law repeal. $ 9. So much of the fifth section of the seventh title

of “the act to revise the charter of the city of Syracuse," passed March third, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, as is inconsistent with this act, is hereby repealed.

S 10. The eighth section of the last of said acts, is amended.. hereby amended by striking out the words “twenty-five

dollars," in the fourth line, and inserting in place thereof

the words “ seventy-five dollars." Police jus.

$ 11. Section three of title five of the first of said acts, keep record is hereby amended by the addition of the following

words, to wit: The police justice shall keep a faithful record of all the business pertaining to his office, and shall present such record and all accounts, receipts and disbursements, annually, to the city board of auditors, for auditing, except such portions of the accounts as are county charges, and those he shall present to the county board of supervisors for auditing, and the orders drawn for such accounts and charges, shall be drawn payable to the city of Syracuse.

S 12. This act shall take effect immediately.

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