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Fees of justice.
paid to the treasurer of the city on or before sixty days next after receiving any such warrant aforesaid, unless the deficiency happen without any fraud, neglect or default on his part, to be recovered with interest and costs, in an action on the case for so much money had and received by said collector for use of said city council of the city of Elizabeth.
7. And be it enacted, That the said justice of the peace shall be entitled to such fees, and liable to such penalties for refusal or neglect to perform such service as he is entitled and liable to by the provisions of the act concerning taxes.
8. And be it enacted, That sections twenty-five and twentyseven of the act entitled “ An act to establish the city of Elizabeth," be and the same are hereby repealed.
9. And be it enacted, That all ordinances passed by the city council of the city of Elizabeth shall be entitled: "Be it ordained by the mayor and city council of the city of Elizabeth."
10. And be it enacted, That this act shall go into effect immediately.
Approved March 8, 1859.
Sec. 25 and 27 repealed.
Ordinances of city.
An act to authorize the inhabitants of the township of Lower Penn's
Neck, in the county of Salem, to vote by ballot at their town meetings.
1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Omcors to be the State of New Jersey, That the inhabitants of the town- ballot. ship of Lower Penn's Neck, in the county of Salem, authorized by law to vote at their town meetings, are hereby authorized and required to elect by ballot and not otherwise, at their annual town meetings, the following officers, until otherwise required by law, whose qualifications shall be the same as are now or hereafter may be fixed by law, that is, in the said township, a township clerk, a judge of election, an assessor, a collector, two chosen freeholders, two surveyors of the highway, three commissioners of appeal, one or two overseers of the poor, a town committee consisting of five persons, a superintendent of common schools, as many justices of the peace as the respective townships may be constitutionally entitled to elect, one or more constables, one or more pound keepers, and all such other officers as the inhabitants of the said township now are, or hereafter may be authorized to elect, and also upon the same ballot designate the place for holding the next town meeting
2. And be it enacted, That the officers now authorized by Oficers of law to receive and canvass the votes for justice of the peace, in the said township of Lower Penn's Neck, shall be and are hereby authorized and required to receive and canvass at the same time and in the same manner, the votes for the several township officers as aforesaid, and shall make a return of the result of the said vote to the clerk of the township, and publish a list thereof in the same manner as is now required by law; provided however, that, when Proviso. no justice or justices of the peace are to be elected, it shall be lawful for the officers aforesaid to open the polls at nine
Election of over eers of the highWays.
o'clock A. M., and close the same at three o'clock P. M, the same day.
3. And be it enacted, That the overseers of the highways of the several road districts in the said townships shall be elected by the legal voters of the several road districts as they may be arranged from time to time by the township committees, and for the purpose of carrying this provision into effect, it shall be the duty of the township committee to give public notice of the time and place of holding the first district road meeting under this act, and shall cause notice thereof to be posted up in some conspicuous place in such district, at least five days before the time of holding any such meeting, which shall be some convenient place in the district when and where the legal voters in the township residing in such district shall assemble for the purpose of such election, and at which time and place such legal voters assembled, having been called to order by any legal voters of the district, shall proceed, viva voce, by the holding up of hands, or by count, to elect a moderator of such meeting by plurality of votes, and being so organized, the meeting shall proceed as in the election of moderator to elect an overseer of the highway for the district; the moderator of each district meeting shall, at their first meeting after such election, notify the township committee in writing of the election of such overseer; in case of the failure of any district to elect an overseer, or of the person so elected to accept of the appointment, the township committee shall fill such vacancy.
4. And be it enacted, That all subsequent district road meetings shall be called by the overseers of the respective districts, upon notice posted up in some conspicuous place in such road district at least ten days from the time of holding such meeting, and all subsequent district road meetings shall be held on the Saturday preceding the annual town meeting, and should the overseer of any district fail to call such meeting, or the individual elected refuse to accept said appointment, or in case of a vacancy
Notice to be given of district road meetings.
arising from any other cause, the township committee shall fill such vacancy.
5. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.
Approved March 8, 1859.
A FURTHER SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled “An act to incorporate the
Sussex and Warren Railroad Company,” approved February twentyfirst, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifty-one.
1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Company the State of New Jersey, That it sball and may be lawful for to conuret the Sussex and Warren Railroad Company to construct roads. their road to connect within either of the counties of Sussex or Warren, with any railroad in said counties; and the time for the completion of said road shall be computed from the commencement to construct the same, made January tenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, and shall be limited to ten years from said date.
2. And be it enacted, That the directors, or any of them, Directors to chosen by the stockholders of the said railroad company, scriptions to are authorized and empowered to receive, from time to stuck. time, further subscriptions to the capital stock of said cor. poration, until the whole amount of the capital stock be subscribed.
3. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.
Approved March 8, 1859.
An act to incorporate the Millville and Winslow Railroad Company.
Names of corporators.
1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That Albert W. Markley, Richard D. Wood, R. D. Greene, Nathaniel Stratton, Ferdinand F. Sharp, George B. Cake, John McNeal, William D. Kemble, Andrew K. Hay, George B. Cooper, John W. Cain, Wil. liam G. Leake, Furman L. Mulford, Henry W. Lawrence, Francis Lee, Isaac Sharpless, Osborn Down, John L. Sharp, Samuel H. Sharp, Joseph Butcher, Aaron Westcott, and such other persons as may hereafter be associated with them, shall be and are hereby ordained, constituted, and
declared to be a body politic and corporate, in fact and in Style of in, name, by the name of “The Millville and Winslow Rail
road Company," and shall be capable of purchasing, hold-
2. And be it enacted, That the amount of the capital stock
Amount of eapiral stock.