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printed in solid bourgeois type, and be made out alphabetically under one heading in the style of the indices respectively of the pamphlet laws, and the senate journal for the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one 6. And be it enacted, That William S. Sharp, of Trenton, Who to - - - print Senshall be employed to print the senate bills, pamphlets, re- to bills, ports of state officers for presentation to the legislature, and "*** such other matter as may be ordered by the senate and house of assembly. 7. And be it enacted, That Godfrey H. Hays, of Burling- }on. ton, be employed to print one thousand copies of the min- his of Asutes of the house of assembly for the current year, in com.” pact form, as per minutes of one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five. 8. And be it enacted, That John Y. Foster, of Newark, be Your. employed to print one thousand copies of the journal of the go!!!" senate and minutes of the joint meetings and executive ses.” sions for the current year, in compact form, as per minutes of one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five. 9. And be it enacted, That George F. Nixon, of Bridgeton, who to be employed to print one thousand copies of the legislative |..}}}. documents of the current year. Inents. 10. And be it enacted, That Murphy and Bechtel be em- who to ployed to print the bills of the house of assembly during "...” the present session. - bills. 11. And be it enacted, That Chiswell and Wurts, of Pater- who to son, be employed to print three thousand copies of the laws "*** enacted at the present session of the legislature, which cop. ies shall be delivered to the state treasurer, within two months when to be after the said Chiswell and Wurts shall have received the "...”.” copy thereof, and on failure thereof, the said Chiswell and "*. Wurts shall forfeit the sum of five hundred dollars, which sum the said treasurer is authorized to withhold and deduct from the amount due them for printing said copies. 12. And be it enacted, That it shall be the duty of the sec-secretary retary of state to deliver, or cause to be delivered, to the "...” person or persons who shall be employed to print the copies || || of the laws, a copy of every law passed at this session of the laws withlegislature, within thirty days after the passage of each law,"** and on failure thereof shall be compelled to pay to the person or persons employed to print the copies of the laws, any sum which he or they may have forfeited by reason of such

default.

13. And be it enacted, That all acts or parts of acts conflicting with the provisions of this act, be and are hereby repealed.

14. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved March 3, 1874.

CHAPTER CXVII.

A further supplement to the act entitled “An act to provide additional accommodations for the insane of this state,” approved March thirty-first, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one.

Appropria. , 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of #on the State of New Jersey, That in order to enable the comotion of missioners appointed under the original act to continue the ło" erection of said asylum buildings, and to discharge the trust sane. committed to them, the sum of three hundred thousand dol- lars be, and the same is hereby appropriated to be paid by the treasurer of this state on the warrant of the comptroller, which shall be drawn on the requisition of the said commissioners. 2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately. Approved March 3, 1874.

CHAPTER CXVIII.

An act to authorize the construction of works for supplying the state prison with gas.

supervisors 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the on State of New Jersey, That the board of supervisors of the

Prison au- - - - thorized to state prison are hereby authorized to provide in such man- - erect gas ner as to them may seem best, works for manufacturing gas, o,

and to supply the said prison there with ; and to . for cost not ex

the purposes aforesaid, a sum not exceeding twelve thousand o:

dollars. 2. And be it enacted, That the comptroller shall from time of

to time draw his warrants upon the treasurer in favor of said yo in

board of supervisors for such sum or sums as shall be nec-...ors essary for carrying into effect the first section of this act. 3. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately. Approved March 3, 1874.

CHAPTER CXIX.

Supplement to an act entitled “An act for the government and regulation of the State Prison,” approved March twenty-sixth, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine.

WHEREAs, The act to which this is a supplement, confers on Preamble. the board of supervisors of the state prison “power to cause such improvements and repairs to be made in said prison as may, from time to time, be necessary and proper for the carrying on of the business thereof;” and the same act authorizes the inspectors of the state prison “to cause such repairs and improvements to be made in the said prison, and the walls and grounds thereof, as may be from time to time necessary and proper;” and whereas, the exercise of authority so nearly the same by two sets of officers, is calculated to produce confusion in the execution of the aforesaid repairs and improvements, and lead to injudicious expenditures of public mouey; therefore— 1. BE IT ENActed by the Senate and General Assembly of the supervisors

State of New Jersey, That the board of supervisors of the so

- - Prison weststate prison shall have sole power to cause such repairs and ol wo - - - - Dey we improvements to be made, in and about the said prison, and ol the buildings, walls and grounds thereof as may be from ..."

- - ments in time to time necessary and proper. bnildings

2. And be it enacted, That all acts and parts of acts incon- and sistent with the provisions of this act, be and the same are ""

o repealed, and that this act shall take effect immedi-
ately.
Approved March 3, 1874.

CHAPTER CXX.

A supplement to an act to authorize the sale of lands limited over to infants, or in contingency, in cases where such sale would be beneficial.

Proceed 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the House State of New Jersey, That whenever it shall appear to the ...!!!" satisfaction of the chancellor that it is impossible after due

of par-inquiry to ascertain the names of the owners of any particties in in

toroi' on- ular or future estate in lands limited in the manner men... tioned in the act to which this is a supplement, or to ascertain whether some of such owners are living or dead, it shall be lawful for the chancellor on proceedings instituted under the act to which this is a supplement, to order that said proceedings be continued as if all such owners or their legal representatives were known, making such absent or unknown owner or owners of said real estate a party or parties thereto by such description as the chancellor may in such orson..., der prescribe; said order shall briefly relate the facts set o: forth in said petition, and call upon such party or parties to |o appear within such time as the chancellor shall direct, not less i... than two months from the date of such order, which order shall be published in one or more public newspapers printed in this state, and designated in such order for six weeks successively, at least once in every week, and also in any other manner that the chancellor may see proper to direct; and upon proof of such publication, and of the performance of .."... the directions contained in said order, the chancellor shall o, make such order against said unknown owner or owners as * if they were known to the court and as may be equitable nown. - and just; and shall have power to make like orders and decrees in the premises as fully in all respects as he is empowered to make upon proof of service of the notice of

presenting such petition as prescribed by the act to which
this is a supplement.
2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect imme-
diately.
Approved March 3, 1874.

CHAPTER CXXXIV.

A further supplement to an act entitled “An act to enable the owners of swamp or meadow ground to drain the same, and to repeal a law heretofore made for that purpose,” passed November twenty-fourth, seventeen hundred and ninety-two.

1. BE it ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That it shall and may be lawful for ..."...so the owner or owners of any land improved or otherwise, lying looor being so situate that it cannot be drained sufficiently for or out the effectual improvement of the same, without clearing out!!!" creeks or natural water courses, or cutting, opening or clear. ..." ing out ditches or drains, into or through other lands owned drain land. by or in possession of such person or persons as will not sufficiently clear out creeks or water courses, or will not cut, make, clear out and keep open sufficient ditches, or drains in or through the lands so owned or possessed by them, to make application for the laying out of a ditch, drain or water course, under the provisions of the act to which this is a supplement; and upon such application the same proceedings shall and may be had in all respects, for all purposes, and with the like effect, as can or may be had under the provisions of said original act, and the several supplements thereto, on any application now authorized thereby.

2. And be it enacted. That in all cases where but one cho- In townsen freeholder shall be elected in the township, in or on through which any ditch, drain or water course is proposed so, to be laid out or renewed and repaired, or altered or abolish-soo'." ed, application may be made to the chosen freeholder of '''." such township, and the chosen freeholder of any adjacent made to

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