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20. And be it enacted, That the governor, the chancellor, Certain of the justices of the supreme court, and the judges of the free. court of errors of this state, whilst travelling for the purpose of discharging the duties of their offices, and the members and officers of both houses of the legislature of this state, during their annual or other sessions, shall pass and repass on the railroad of said company in their cars free of charge.

21. And be it enacted, The above named company after paying six per cent. dividend to their stockholders, either in preferred stock or both combined, shall be required to pay into the treasury of the state

(The last section is printed according to copy.) Approved March 18, 1859.

CHAPTER CLXXIX.

A SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled " An act to establish public schools,"

approved April seventeenth, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and forty-six.

trict meet

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Annual disthe State of New Jersey, That from and after the passage of ingo. this act, the district meetings in Clonmell school district, number one, in the township of Greenwich, in the county of Gloucester, for the election of trustees for said district, shall be held annually on the first Monday of March ; of which meetings the same notice shall be given as is required by the act to which this is a supplement.

Approved March 18, 1859.

CHAPTER CLXXX.

An act respecting the Orange and the Passaic brigades and to better

regulate and discipline the same.

Provisions
of former act
extended.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That the provisions of the act of the legislature of this state, approved March tenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, entitled "An act respecting the Hudson brigade," and of the act entitled “An act to better regulate and discipline the Hudson brigade," approved March fifteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, and of the act entitled “ An act for the better disciplining of the Newark brigade,” approved March eighteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, shall apply to, govern, and be in force over the said Orange brigade, in the county of Essex, excepting the townships of Belleville and Bloomfield in said county and the Passaic brigade in the county of Passaic, so far as the general provisions of the said acts can apply to the same, with all the like powers and privileges in said acts given to the said Hudson and Newark brigades; provided, however, that instead of the amount of fifty cents therein directed to be assessed upon every white male inhabitant capable of performing militia duty between the ages of twenty.one and forty-five, there shall be assessed annually only the sum of twenty-five cents upon such persons, as are liable to such assessment by the provisions of the act to which this is a supplement.

2. And be it enacted, That so much of the act entitled " An act establishing a militia system,” approved April seventeenth, eighteen hundred and forty-six, and of a supplement thereto, approved February twenty-seventh, eighteen hun. dred and fifty-eight, so far as relates or applies to the said Orange and Passaic brigades, being inconsistent with this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Proviso.

Part of former act repealed.

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

Approved March 18, 1859.

CHAPTER CLXXXI.

A FURTHER SUPPLEMENT to an act entitled “An act to incorporate the city

of Camden,” approved March fifth, eighteen hundred and fifty.

to be record

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Names of the State of New Jersey, That the city treasurer shall, on or tax payer before the first day of April in each and every year, record ed. alphabetically in well bound books to be provided for that purpose, the names of all the delinquent tax payers in each ward respectively, to whom any lots, tracts or pieces of land or real estate shall have been assessed for the preceding year, together with a short description of said lots, tracts or pieces of land, the street or streets, alley or alleys, whereon they are situated, the amount of tax which are liens thereon respectively, and the year for which said assess. ment was made; said books shall be carefully preserved and kept by the city treasurer at his office, and every person shall have free and common access thereto at proper seasons, and shall be entitled to transcripts from the same, to be made out and certified by the treasurer, on the payment of such fees as the city council by ordinance shall direct; and it shall be the duty of said treasurer, upon the receipt

Ordinances for paving

of the taxes, interests and costs which may be a lien upon any lot so recorded, briefly to note in the margin of said record that all liens for tax on said lot for said year are fully paid and satisfied, to which marginal notice said treasurer shall sign his name.

2. And be it enacted, That any ordinance of the city council and improve requiring the owner or owners of land to pave, gravel or

otherwise permanently improve any street or alley or any part of such street or alley within said city, shall be conclusive upon said owners, and the ordinance shall not be called in question collaterally, but may be reviewed as any other judicial proceeding, by certiorari; and any deed or declaration of sale made under the seal of the city for lands sold to pay for grading, paving, gravelling, flagging, curbing or making gutters in or along any street or alley of said city or the side-walk of said street or alley, or any deed made by the city treasurer for lands sold to pay for taxes as aforesaid, if regular upon its face, shall be prima facie evidence of the right of the grantee, his heirs or assigns, to recover, hold and possess the land therein conveyed, without additional proof of the regularity of the proceedings under which said sale and deed were made.

3. And be it enacted, That the city council shall have led to pave, power to compel the owners of real estate in said city, or

in such parts thereof, as they may by ordinance direct, to flag or pave the gutters or any part thereof, of the street along and opposite to such owner or owners' property, and if such owner or owners shall refuse or neglect to comply with such ordinance, and do not flag or pave said gutters or part of the street, or not flag or pave the same in the manner prescribed by said ordinance, then it shall be lawful for the city council to cause the said gutters or part of street to be flagged or paved, and to enforce the payment of the costs and expenses of doing the same, by action against the owner or owners of said property, or by sale of the real estate in the manner provided by the thirty-third section of the act to which this is a supplement, to the same extent in all things as though the flagging or paving of

Owners may be compel

&c.

for taxes.

gutters or parts of streets had been expressly mentioned and included in the thirty-second and thirty-third sections of said act.

4. And be it enucted, That in advertising any real estate City may for sale under and by virtue of the city charter and the vari- Lands sold ous supplements thereto, in cases where the city council to advertise and sell, it shall be lawful to embrace lands belonging to different persons in the same advertisement; and at any sale so made, either by the city council, it shall be lawful for the city of Camden to become the purchaser of any lands so sold.

5. And be it enacted, That the police and night watchmen Appointof said city, shall be appointed by, and hold their office police of under the control and at the pleasure of the mayor of said city; all the parts of said act, and all other acts of which this is a supplement, and parts of acts, that may be inconsistent with the provisions of this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

6. And be it enacted, That this act shall be a public act, Public act. and shall take effect immediately.

Approved March 22, 1859.

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