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Board of education may borrow money.

May issue certifi

cates of

ness.

Chap. 8.

AN ACT to authorize the board of education of the city of Cohoes to borrow money to meet a deficiency in the expenses of said board in the support of the common schools in said city.

PASSED February 8, 1887; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The board of education of the city of Cohoes is hereby authorized to borrow, upon the credit of the city of Cohoes, such sum of money as is or shall be necessary to meet the deficiency in the expenses of said board in the support and maintenance of the common schools of the city of Cohoes for the present current school year ending on the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and eightyseven, not exceeding nine thousand dollars.

§ 2. Said board may from time to time and in such amounts, within the limits of this act, as it shall determine, issue certificates of inindebted debtedness which shall be sealed with the seal of the city, and signed by the mayor of the city and the president and clerk of said board, and shall be payable with interest at a rate not to exceed four per centum per annum, on the first day of September, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven.

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cates,how sold.

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§ 3. Said certificates shall be sold by the chamberlain of said city for not less than the par value thereof, at such times and in such manner as the board may direct, and the proceeds of such sale or sales shall be how ap deposited by said chamberlain, to the credit of and drawn out by said plied. board of education, for the support and maintenance of the common schools of said city.

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§ 4. It shall be the duty of the common council of said city to provide for the payment of said certificates by levying and collecting, in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, at the same time and in the same manner as other general taxes are levied and raised, and in addition thereto a sum sufficient to pay said certificates and interest upon their maturity.

§ 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 9.

AN ACT to enable the trustees of the sinking fund of the city of Albany to take up bonds issued for street improvements.

PASSED February 9, 1887; three-fifths being present.

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

SECTION 1. Whenever the time for the payment of any assessment for street improvements has been extended by act of the Legislature,

and city bonds have been issued and sold, and the cost of the work for
such improvements has been paid out of the proceeds of such bonds and
the assessments for such work have not been collected in time to pay
such bonds at their maturity, the trustees of the sinking fund of the
city of Albany may, out of any moneys in their hands not invested in
New York State or United States bonds, take up and pay any such
bonds that have matured. And the assessments thereafter collected
for such improvements, with the interest thereon, shall be paid by the
chamberlain of said city to the trustees of the sinking fund.
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 10.

AN ACT to amend chapter four hundred and ten of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-two, entitled "An act to consolidate into one act and to declare the special and local laws affecting public interests in the city of New York."

PASSED February 10, 1887; 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 thousand four hundred and thirty of chapter four hundred and ten of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-two is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

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§ 1430. Every clerk and assistant clerk hereafter appointed shall, oficial before he enters ou the performance of his duty, execute and file with clerks and the clerk of the city and county of New York a bond in the penal sum assistant of five thousand dollars, with two or more sufficient sureties, to be ap- district proved by the mayor or one of the judges of the court of common pleas courts. (such approval to be indorsed thereon), to the effect that he will faithfully perform the duties of his office, and pay into the city treasury all moneys he may receive belonging to the city, and to pay all moneys that may be deposited with him in any action to the party entitled to the same. For any and every breach of this bond the court of common pleas, or a judge thereof, may order the same to be prosecuted in the name of any person entitled to such money.

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

§3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Transfer

of school property and

claims to

city.

Chap. 11.

AN ACT to amend chapter three hundred and ninety-seven of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-six, entitled "An act changing the eastern boundary line of the town of Geddes, annexing certain territory to the city of Syra cuse, and providing for the government thereof."

PASSED February 10, 1887; three-fifths being present.

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

SECTION 1. Section seven of chapter three hundred and ninety-seven of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-six, entitled "An act changing the eastern boundary line of the town of Geddes, annexing certain territory to the city of Syracuse, and providing for the govern ment thereof," is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 7. All those parts of Union school district number three, and school district number five of the town of Geddes, annexed to the city of Syra cuse, in and by the first section of this act, are hereby transferred to the control of the board of education of the city of Syracuse, and the trustees of said districts shall immediately turn over to said city all real and personal property belonging to said districts, together with all claims for moneys due said districts on account of uncollected taxes, tuition, bills or public moneys of any kind, and all claims against said districts to an amount not exceeding the sum of the claims so to be transferred, shall be paid by said city. The State Superintendent of Public Instruction shall equitably apportion all public moneys affected portion by this act in case any question arises concerning the same, and the city of Syracuse is hereby authorized to borrow such sums as may be necessary to conduct said schools until the public moneys due or to become due to said districts shall be received.

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§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 12.

AN ACT to enable the commissioners of the alms-house of the city of Kingston to borrow money.

PASSED February 11, 1887; three-fifths being present.

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

SECTION 1. In case the moneys in the hands of the treasurer of the sioners of city of Kingston, to the credit of the commissioners of the alms-house of said city, shall become exhausted during the year eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, it shall be lawful for said commissioners to borrow such sum as in their judgment shall be necessary for the relief of the poor of said city, and to pay charges for the transportation, support and maintenance of lunatics, deaf-mutes, blind, insane and idiotic persons who are or may become a charge on said city, not exceeding five thou

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sand dollars, and to issue their obligation therefor, payable with interest at a rate not to exceed four per centum per annum, provided, however, Limitathat the powers conferred by this section shall not be exercised without restricfirst obtaining the consent of a majority of the common council of said tions. city.

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§ 2. The moneys so borrowed shall be paid into the treasury of said Moneys, city and may be drawn therefrom by said commissioners from time to drawn. time as the same may be needed, on warrants directed to the treasurer, signed by the president of said commissioners, and countersigned by their secretary, and numbered consecutively as issued.

of loan.

§3. The common council of said city shall add to and collect with Tax for the next general city tax to be levied and collected in said city, a sum payment sufficient to pay the principal and interest of the amount so borrowed. § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 13.

AN ACT to authorize the supervisor of the town of Lowville, in the county of Lewis, to convey certain lands to the Fair View Cemetery Association.

PASSED February 11, 1887; three-fifths being present.

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

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SECTION 1. The supervisor of the town of Lowville, in the county of Supervis Lewis, is authorized to convey to the Fair View Cemetery Association or may a piece of land lying in said town, containing about one acre of land lands. commonly known as the "Reed Burying Ground," and bounded northerly and westerly by lands of C. S. Reed, southerly by lands of Ezra Phinney, and easterly by lands of Ezra Phinney and the centre of the East road.

convey.

§ 2. Such conveyance shall be made pursuant to a direction of the Conditown meeting of such town heretofore or hereafter made, and upon such tions of terms and conditions as such meeting shall have designated or shall ance. designate, and when so executed shall vest in the grantee all the title to such premises now vested in such town or the supervisor thereof. §3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 14.

AN ACT to amend chapter ninety-four of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-seven entitled "An act to authorize the appointment of a librarian to take charge of the law library in the fifth judicial district, located at Utica."

PASSED February 16, 1887; 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 ninety-four of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, entitled, "An act to authorize the appoint

Appoint

brarian.

Salary,

ment of a librarian to take charge of the law library in the fifth judicial district, located at Utica," passed April fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 1. The justice of the supreme court, residing in the city of Utica, ment of li- is hereby authorized, from time to time, to appoint a librarian to take charge of the law library in the fifth judicial district, located at the city of Utica, and who shall be paid a salary not exceeding six hundred and how dollars per year, the amount to be payable upon the certificate of said justice, out of the moneys raised in the county of Oneida for court expenses, by the treasurer thereof, upon the presentation of such certificate.

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powers.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 15.

AN ACT to amend chapter five hundred and sixty of the laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-three, entitled "An act to incorporate the trustees of the fund for aged and infirm clergymen of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the diocese of New York," and to enlarge the powers of the said corporation.

PASSED February 16, 1887; 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 sixty of the laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-three, entitled "An act to incorporate the trustees of the fund for aged and infirm clergymen of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the diocese of New York," is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 1. The five trustees of the fund for aged and infirm clergymen of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the diocese of New York, elected at the last annual convention of said church, in the said diocese, and their successors, duly elected and appointed in the manner hereinafter prescribed, and the bishop of the diocese, as hereinafter provided, are Corporate hereby constituted a body corporate by the name of the trustees of the name and fund for aged and infirm clergymen of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the diocese of New York, and by that name shall have perpetual succession and be capable of taking and holding by gift, grant or devise, real or personal estate, or both, for the purposes of said corporaAnnual tion; provided that the yearly value or income of the same shall not restricted. exceed the sum of thirty thousand dollars. The bishop for the time Bishop of being of the said church, in said diocese, who shall be in the full and diocese to actual exercise of all the duties appertaining to the office, shall, by

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virtue thereof, be one of the trustees of the said fund, in addition to the five trustees so elected and appointed as aforesaid.

§ 2. Section two of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows: § 2. The objects of the said corporation shall be:

First. The management and care of the fund now provided, together with that which may hereafter be contributed or acquired, and any accumulation accruing from the investment thereof, for the relief of aged and infirm clergymen of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the

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