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AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF BOSTON TO DISPOSE OF Chap. 80

A PART OF THE DORCHESTER SOUTH BURYING GROUND.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
SECTION 1. The city of Boston is hereby authorized to City of Boston

of sell, lease or otherwise dispose of the whole or any part of a part of the that part of the Dorchester south burying ground on Dor- south burying chester avenue in said city formerly used as a passageway

ground. from Washington street to said burying ground.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its acceptance Time of taking by the city council of the city of Boston, with the approval

Approved February 22, 1915.

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of the mayor.

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Maria E.
Linnane.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF BOSTON TO PAY AN Chap. 81

ANNUITY TO THE WIDOW OF JOHN LINNANE.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Boston is hereby authorized to City of Boston
pay an annuity of not more than three hundred dollars to annuity to
Maria E. Linnane, widow of John Linnane, so long as she
remains unmarried. The said John Linnane while in the
discharge of his duties as a laborer in the public grounds de-
partment of the city received injuries which resulted in his
death.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its acceptance Time of taking by the city council of said city, and upon approval by the mayor.

Approved February 22, 1915. (Accepted June 16, 1915.)

effect.

(1885, 128.)
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE EXISTENCE OF THE IMPROVED Chap. 82

DWELLINGS ASSOCIATION IN THE CITY OF BOSTON.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The Improved Dwellings Association, in the Charter
city of Boston, shall be and remain a body corporate for the
period of thirty years after the expiration of its present
charter, subject to the provisions of all laws now or here-
after in force relating to such corporations.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 22, 1915.

extended.

City of Lynn may pay a sum of money to John E. Stevenson.

Chap. 83 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF LYNN TO PAY A SUM OF

MONEY TO JOHN E. STEVENSON.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Lynn, with the approval of the committee on claims of the municipal council, is hereby authorized to pay to John E. Stevenson of Lynn, who was injured by the fire apparatus of that city on the tenth day of November, nineteen hundred and fourteen, such sum of money, not exceeding five hundred dollars, as it may deem appropriate to compensate him for the injury so incurred. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 22, 1915.

Town of Needham may pay a sum of money to Clyde E. Cookson.

Chap. 84 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN OF NEEDHAM TO PAY A

SUM OF MONEY TO CLYDE E. COOKSON.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The town of Needham is hereby authorized to
pay a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars to Clyde
E. Cookson, a member of the fire department of that town,
on account of serious injuries sustained by him while in the
discharge of his duties as fireman.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 22, 1915.

(1854, 338; 1856, 189; 1861, 118; 1863, 72; 1864, 104; 1867, 269; 1870, 155; 1871, 361; 1872,

31; 1873, 196; 1874, 86; 1875, 97; 1876, 64, 66, 232; 1877, 81; 1878, 64; 1880, 56; 1881, 268; 1882, 117; 1884, 145; 1889, 61; 1891, 151; 1892, 81; 1895, 384, 455, 488, $ 22; 1896,

202; 1899, 380; 1900, 365; 1902, 351; 1911, 750; 1912, 281; 1913, 315; 1914, 47.] Chap. 85 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF WORCESTER TO BORROW

MONEY FOR THE PURPOSE OF INCREASING ITS WATER

SUPPLY.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: City of

SECTION 1. The city of Worcester is hereby authorized

to borrow, from time to time, such sums of money as it may water supply. deem necessary, to the amount of seven hundred fifty

thousand dollars, in excess of the amount heretofore authorized, for the purpose of defraying the cost and expenses incident to carrying out the purposes authorized by chapter three hundred and fifty-one of the acts of the year nineteen hundred and two, including the payment for lands, water and water rights taken or purchased, and to issue therefor notes

Worcester may borrow money to increase its

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or bonds. Such notes or bonds shall be denominated on the Worcester
face thereof, Worcester Water Loan, Act of 1915; shall be Act of 1915.
payable by such annual payments, beginning not more than
one year after the respective dates thereof, as will extinguish
each loan within thirty years from its date; and the amount
of such annual payment of any loan in any year shall not
be less than the amount of the principal of said loan payable
in any subsequent year. Each authorized issue of bonds or
notes shall constitute a separate loan. Said bonds or notes
shall bear interest at a rate not exceeding four and one half
per cent per annum, payable semi-annually, and shall be
signed by the treasurer of the city and countersigned by the
mayor. The city may sell the said securities at public or
private sale, upon such terms and conditions as it may deem
proper, but they shall not be sold for less than their par
value. The proceeds of any such sale shall be used only
for the purposes herein specified.

SECTION 2. The said city shall, at the time of authorizing Payment
the said loan or loans, provide for the payment thereof in
accordance with section one of this act; and when a vote to
that effect has been passed, a sum which, with the income
derived from water rates, will be sufficient to pay the annual
expense of operating its water works and the interest as it
accrues on the bonds or notes issued as aforesaid by the city,
and to make such payments on the principal as may be re-
quired under the provisions of this act, shall, without further
vote, be assessed by the assessors of the city annually there-
after, in the same manner in which other taxes are assessed,
until the debt incurred by said loan or loans is extinguished.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 23, 1915.

of loan.

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An ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF BOSTON TO PAY A SUM Chap. 86

OF MONEY TO CHARLES W. MILLER.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city council of the city of Boston, with City of Boston the approval of the mayor, is hereby authorized to pay to sum of money Charles W. Miller, a sum not exceeding twenty-one hundred to Charles W. sixteen dollars and fifty cents, as indemnity for expenses incurred by him for legal and stenographic services in his defence of the case of the Commonwealth versus Charles W. Miller, which case was brought against him for acts done in

the performance of his duty as a police officer; and said
payment may be charged to the appropriation for the police
department of the city of Boston.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

. Approved February 23, 1915.

may pay the cost of certain

(1893, 478, 481; 1894, 548; 1895, 440; 1896, 492; 1897, 347, 500; 1899, 375; 1902, 114, 534;

1903, 190; 1904, 167; 1905, 187, 460, 466; 1906, 213, 520; 1907, 258, 573; 1909, 455; 1911,

741; 1913, 775, 810; 1914, 636, 614.) Chap. 87 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE BOSTON TRANSIT COMMISSION

TO PAY THE COST OF CERTAIN ALTERATIONS IN THE TRE-
MONT STREET SUBWAY OUT OF THE PROCEEDS OF CERTAIN

BONDS.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: Boston transit commission SECTION 1. The Boston transit commission is hereby

authorized to pay the cost of the changes in the outlet of alterations in

the ventilating chamber in the Tremont street subway, street subway, formerly under the sidewalk on Tremont street opposite the

Wilbur theatre, to an amount not exceeding thirty-five hundred dollars out of the funds received from the sale of bonds issued under the provisions of chapter one hundred and eighty-seven of the acts of the year nineteen hundred and five, the amount so paid to be charged to the cost of the

Tremont street subway. Time of taking

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its acceptance effect. by the Boston Elevated Railway Company.

Approved February 23, 1915. (Accepted March 29, 1915.) (1915, 130, 270, Spec.)

the Tremont

etc.

City of Brockton may pay a pension to James Keough.

Chap. 88 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF BROCKTON TO PAY A

PENSION TO JAMES KEOUGH.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Brockton is hereby authorized to pay to James Keough, who was an employee of the city for thirty-three years and retired from the service of the city on account of physical incapacity in the year nineteen hundred and eleven, the same annual pension to which he would be entitled if the city of Brockton had accepted the provisions of chapter five hundred and three of the acts of the year nineteen hundred and twelve, relative to pensioning laborers in the employ of cities and towns, while said Keough was in the employment of the city.

effect.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its acceptance Time of taking by the city council of the city of Brockton, with the approval of the mayor. Approved February 23, 1915.

(Accepted March 22, 1915.)

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR SALARIES AND EX

Chap 89 PENSES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE AND FOR SUNDRY OTHER AGRICULTURAL

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

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appro- Appropriapriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth tieris board of

agriculture from the ordinary revenue, for the state board of agriculture, for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to wit:

For the salary of the secretary, twenty-five hundred dol- Secretary. lars.

For the salary of the first clerk, eighteen hundred dollars. First clerk. For the salary of the second clerk, fourteen hundred dollars. Second clerk.

For additional clerical assistance and for lectures before Clerical the board at its annual and other meetings, a sum not ex

assistance, etc. ceeding sixteen hundred dollars.

For travelling and other necessary expenses of the secre- Travelling tary, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.

For travelling and other necessary expenses of the mem- Travelling bers, a sum not exceeding fourteen hundred dollars.

For incidental and contingent expenses, including print- Contingent ing and furnishing extracts from trespass laws, a sum not expenses, etc. exceeding two thousand dollars.

For printing and binding the annual report, a sum not Annual report. exceeding six thousand dollars.

For compensation and expenses of the state nursery in- State nursery spectors, including expenses in connection with the im- inspectors. portation of nursery stock from any other state, province or country, a sum not exceeding twelve thousand dollars.

For compensation and expenses of the inspector of apiaries, Inspector of a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.

apiaries. For compensation and expenses of the state ornithologist, State

ornithologist. a sum not exceeding twenty-five hundred dollars.

For disseminating useful information in agriculture by Disseminating means of lectures at farmers' institutes, a sum not exceeding information. six thousand dollars.

expenses,
secretary

expenses,
members.

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