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(Sp. Laws, Vol. 3, p. 299; 1909, 77.] Chap.311 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TRUSTEES OF THE FUNDS FOR

THE SUPPORT OF A CONGREGATIONAL GOSPEL MINISTER

IN THE FIRST PARISH IN BRADFORD.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: Name changed. SECTION 1. The name of the Trustees of the Funds for

the Support of a Congregational Gospel Minister in the First Parish in Bradford, incorporated by chapter seventysix of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and three, is hereby changed to the Trustees of the Funds for the Support of a Congregational Gospel Minister in the First Church of

Christ, Bradford. 1803, 76, 81, SECTION 2. Section one of said chapter seventy-six is amended.

hereby amended by striking out the words “First Parish in”,

in the fifteenth line, and inserting in place thereof the words: Incorporation.

- First Church of Christ, so as to read as follows: Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That Nathaniel Thurston, James Kimball, Asa Gage, Joseph Chadwick, Richard Walker, Samuel Webster, Edward Kimball, Benjamin Walker, Peter Gage, Francis Kimball, John Griffin, Edmund Kimball, Uriah Gage, Richard Woodman, Jesse Kimball, Daniel Carleton, and Timothy Phillips, be and they are hereby appointed Trustees, to manage such funds, as are, or shall be raised and appropriated to the use aforesaid, and for that purpose, they and their successors, are hereby incorporated, into a body corporate and politic forever, by the name of “The Trustees of the Funds for the Support of a Congregational Gospel Minister, in the First Church of Christ, Bradford;" and the said trustees shall have and keep a common seal, subject to be changed or altered at pleasure, and may sue and be sued, and prosecute and defend to final judgement and execution. And the number of trustees shall never be less than seven, and five shall form a quorum for doing business.

SECTION 3. Section three of said chapter seventy-six, amended

as amended by chapter seventy-seven of the acts of the year nineteen hundred and nine, is hereby further amended by striking out the words “now settled, or that may hereafter be settled in the said first parish”, in the fourth and fifth lines, and inserting in place thereof the words: – in the First Church of Christ, Bradford, - so as to read as fol

1803, 76, 93,

amended.

lows:- Section 3. And be it further enacted, That the afore- Use of fund. said fund shall be put to use or interest, and the annual interest of said fund shall be applied to discharge the salary of the congregational gospel minister in the First Church of Christ, Bradford: provided, however, that should the said Proviso. trustees be possessed of a capital, the annual interest whereof shall be more than sufficient to discharge the salary aforesaid, the surplus sum may be applied to the payment of the other necessary expenses arising from supporting said congregational worship, or for the support of schools, as the said trustees from time to time shall direct; or the same may be appropriated to augment said fund, within the limitation hereafter expressed. And the said trustees are hereby made capable of holding as aforesaid, real and personal estate, to an amount not exceeding fifty thousand dollars; and no part of the capital of said fund shall ever be expended.

SECTION 4. Section four of said chapter seventy-six is 1803, 76, $ 4, hereby amended by inserting after the word “duty", in the ninth line, the words: — All of the trustees shall be residents of Haverhill, and two thirds of said trustees shall be members of the First Church of Christ, Bradford, and by striking out the word "Society", in the twelfth line, and inserting in place thereof the word:- Haverhill, - and by striking out the words “Congregational Society”, in the last line, and inserting in place thereof the words:First Church of Christ, Bradford, — so as to read as follows: — Section 4. And be it further enacted, That the officers, electrustees for the time being, may elect a president, clerk, etc. and treasurer; and the clerk and treasurer shall be under oath faithfully to perform their duty; and the treasurer shall receive into his hands the monies from said trustees, and under their direction put the same to use or interest, with sufficient security for the same, having previously himself given bonds to said trustees, with sufficient sureties to their acceptance, for the faithful performance of his duty. All of the trustees shall be residents of Haverhill, and two Trustees, thirds of said trustees shall be members of the First Church

qualifications, of Christ, Bradford. And said trustees shall have power to fill all vacancies that shall happen from death, resignation, or removal out of said Haverhill, and the said trustees and their successors shall remain a body corporate to perpetuate the appropriation of said fund according to the intentions of the donor or donors within the provisions of this act. And said trustees shall annually in the month of January

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make a full and fair statement of the situation of the funds aforesaid and deliver a copy of the same to the clerk of said First Church of Christ, Bradford.

SECTION 5. The title to all property real and personal heretofore acquired and now held by said corporation under the name of the Trustees of the Funds for the Support of a Congregational Gospel Minister in the First Parish in Bradford, or under any other name, and the title to all property which may hereafter be acquired by it by bequest, devise or otherwise, is hereby confirmed to and vested in said corporation under the said name of the Trustees of the Funds for the Support of a Congregational Gospel Minister in the First Church of Christ, Bradford. SECTION 6. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 28, 1915. Chap.312 An ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SOLDIERS' HOME

IN MASSACHUSETTS. Be it enacted, etc., as follows: Appropriations, SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are hereby

appropriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, to the trustees of the Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts, as authorized by chapter thirty-three of the resolves of the present year, the payments

to be made in equal quarterly instalments, to wit: Maintenance, For maintenance, one hundred and five thousand dollars;

and for permanent improvements, forty-two hundred and
fifty dollars.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 28, 1915.

Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts.

etc.

(1906, 291; 1907, 214; 1909, 387; 1913, 715.]

Chap.313 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LICENSING BOARD FOR THE CITY

OF BOSTON.

1906, 291, $ 4, amended.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The last paragraph of section four of chapter two hundred and ninety-one of the acts of the year nineteen hundred and six is hereby amended by inserting after the word "licenses”, in the third line of said paragraph, the words: -- including recording fees, miscellaneous fees and all other revenue,

so that said paragraph will read as follows: — All licenses issued by said board shall be signed by a majority of the members thereof and shall be recorded

Fees for licenses issued by licensing board of Boston.

in the office of said board, and all fees for said licenses, including recording fees, miscellaneous fees and all other revenue, shall be paid into the treasury of said city, SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 28, 1915.

(1911, 751, Part IV; 1912, 42, 721; 1913, 448; 1914, 338.) AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RIGHTS AND POWERS OF THE

Chap.314 MASSACHUSETTS EMPLOYEES INSURANCE ASSOCIATION. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Section one of Part IV of chapter seven 1911, 751, $ 1, hundred and fifty-one of the acts of the year nineteen hun- Partia dred and eleven is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the words: — The said association may also transact within the commonwealth any kind of liability insurance which mutual companies are allowed by law to transact, and shall be governed by the laws now or hereafter in force relating to the transaction of such business by mutual companies, so far as the same are not in conflict with the provisions of this act, so as to read as follows:

Section Rights and 1. The Massachusetts Employees Insurance Association is powers of the hereby created a body corporate with the powers provided Employees in this act and with all the general corporate powers incident sociation. thereto. The said association may also transact within the commonwealth any kind of liability insurance which mutual companies are allowed by law to transact, and shall be governed by the laws now or hereafter in force relating to the transaction of such business by mutual companies, so far as the same are not in conflict with the provisions of this act.

SECTION 2. Section twenty-three of Part IV of said Repeal. chapter seven hundred and fifty-one is hereby repealed. SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 29, 1915.

HEATING Chap.315

(1899, 142.) AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR IMPROVING THE

APPARATUS OF THE BATH HOUSE AT THE REVERE BEACH

RESERVATION.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The metropolitan park commission is hereby Improving the authorized to expend a sum not exceeding thirty-five thou- paratus of the

bath house at the Revere beach reservation.

sand dollars from the Metropolitan Parks Maintenance
Fund for the purpose of renewing or replacing the boilers of
the bath house at the Revere beach reservation, and for
providing a boiler house and proper means for furnishing
heat and power to said bath house.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 29, 1915.

1915, 169, $1,
(S.) amended.

etc.

(1915, 309, Spec.) Chap.316 AN ACT TO EXTEND THE RIGHT OF THE CITY OF SALEM TO

TAKE LAND FOR A RESERVOIR FOR ITS WATER SUPPLY. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Chapter one hundred and sixty-nine of the Special Acts of the year nineteen hundred and fifteen is

hereby amended by striking out section one and inserting City of Salema in place thereof the following: - Section 1. The city of for a reservoir, Salem is hereby authorized, for the purpose of constructing,

maintaining and operating a reservoir for its water supply, to take, or acquire by purchase or otherwise, such land or rights therein in the town of Danvers as may be necessary for the said purpose; and the said city may also construct, lay and maintain conduits, pipes and such other works as may be deemed necessary for collecting, purifying, storing, discharging, conducting and distributing water to and in the city of Salem, and may also construct, lay and maintain in the city of Beverly and in the towns of Peabody and Danvers pipes for conducting water from said reservoir and works in Danvers to the city of Salem, and may take, or acquire by purchase or otherwise, such land or rights therein as may be necessary for the purpose of constructing, laying and maintaining said pipes: provided, that no conduits or pipes shall be laid in a public way either in the town of Danvers or in the town of Peabody without the consent of the selectmen of the town concerned, or in a public way in the city of Beverly without the consent and approval of the mayor and board of aldermen; and

provided, further, that nothing herein shall authorize the taking of land in Beverly except as such taking is specially authorized herein for the laying, construction and maintenance of conduits and pipe lines. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 29, 1915.

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