Page images
PDF
EPUB

GENERAL PUBLIC LAWS.

GENERAL PUBLIC ACTs

PASSED BY THE

NINETY:EIGHTILEGISLATURE.

CHAPTER XXVI.

A further supplement to an act entitled “An act to prevent frauds by incorporated companies,” approved April fif. teenth, eighteen hundred and forty-six,

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Recover of the State of New Jersey, That whenever any incorporated "o" railroad company in this State shall, become insolvent, and of the property of such company shall have passed into the ol. hands of a receiver by order of the chancellor, in accord-of ance with the act to which this is a supplement, the receiv-o." er shall, and he is hereby empowered to operate said railroad for the use of the public, subject at all times to the order of the chancellor; and all expenses incident to the ope- Expenses ration of said railroad, shall be a first lien on the receipts, "... ." to be paid before any other encumbrance whatever. ceipts.

2. And be it enacted, That this act shall be deemed a pub

lic act, and take effect immediately.
JOHN W. TAYLOR,
President of the Senate,
GARRET A. HOBART,
Speaker of the House of Assembly.
Approved February 11, 1874.
JOEL PARKER,

Governor.

[ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small]

An act for the relief of citizens on the line of any railroad that has or may hereafter fail or neglect to operate.

tomo BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of ...!!!"; the State of New Jersey, That if any railroad company in foll, this state has or may hereafter fail or neglect to run daily • toad for ten - - ...o.o. trains on any part of its road for the space of ten days, *... then the chancellor of this state, upon petition of any

o!... citizens of this state, and due proof of the facts, shall speedceiver. ily appoint a receiver, which said receiver by order of the Receiver chancellor, shall be and is hereby empowered and required lo, to take possession of all the real, and personal property of of and oper-said company, and to operate said road and transact the or“" dinary business thereof in the transportation of freight and

passengers for such time as the chancellor may direct, and for all expenses incurred thereby shall be a first lien on all the ision" earnings thereof prior to any other claim, and the surplus,

** if any, be distributed as the chancellor may direct.

Receiver 2. And be it enacled, That whenever the chancellor shall |...}}." appoint a receiver of any railroad company, said receiver

on shall apply all unincumbered personal effects and all monand moneys eys which may be transferred to him at the time of entery y

to ing upon his duties as such receiver toward the payment of

§."o" wages at that time due the employees of said company and o, the chancellor may from time to time make such orders as *ś. he may deem proper to equitably carry out the provisions

for of this section; provided that no such payments shall be

jor made for more than two months wages. o to 3. And be it enacted, That this act shall be deemed a pubreceiver.

F. lic act, and take effect immediately.
:... Approved February 12, 1874.
than for

two inonths

CHAPTER XXXIX.

An act to legalize certain publications in a newspaper known as the “Sunday Call,” of Newark.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Legal adthe State of New Jersey, That from and after the passage of...,

this act the sheriff, surrogate, county clerk, or other officer o. of the county of Essex, be and they are hereby empowered i. o to publish in the newspaper now published in the city of ...,'..." Newark, in the county of Essex, and known as the “Sunday Call, any legal advertisement or other notice that they or either of them are now authorized to publish by law. 2. And be it enacted, That the comptroller of the state is comptrollhereby authorized to audio and draw his warrant for the or payment of the bill of the “Sunday Call” for the publica-oo: tion of the laws of the session of eighteen hundred and sev-o." enty-three, at the same rate as allowed to other papers published in Essex county, on receiving proof of publication thereof. 3. And be it enacted, That any advertisement or notice pub-previous lished in said paper shall have the same effect, and be as le. ''''''...u. gal as if published in any other paper in said county. ized. 4. And be it enacled, That this act shall take effect immediately. Approved February 17, 1874.

CHAPTER LII.

A further supplement to an act entitled “An Act authoriz ing the sale of lands held in trust in certain cases,” approved April sixth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That whenever by any last will and when lands

« PreviousContinue »