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and for the publication of the results thereof, a sum not ex-
ceeding twenty-five hundred dollars.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 8, 1915.

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George Leavitt.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF LYNN TO PENSION Chap.134

GEORGE LEAVITT.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Lynn is hereby authorized to City of Lynn
pay to George Leavitt, who was an employee of the city for Woor pension
forty-two years and retired from the service of the city on
account of a paralytic shock, in the year nineteen hundred
and twelve, the same annual pension to which he would
have been entitled if the city of Lynn had accepted the pro-
visions 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 the said
Leavitt was in the employment of the city.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its acceptance Time of taking by the municipal council of the city of Lynn.

Approved March 8, 1915.

effect.

(1865, 198; 1886, 265, 279; 1887, 396; 1893, 366; 1896, 255; 1897, 425; 1898, 462; 1902, 245,

439; 1905, 84, 335; 1911, 347.]
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ELECTION OF A PRUDENTIAL

Chap.135
COMMITTEE AND BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE GREAT

BARRINGTON FIRE DISTRICT.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Upon the acceptance of this act as here- Great Barringinafter provided, the Great Barrington Fire District shall, ton Fire Dis at its annual meeting to be held in April, nineteen hundred

& prudential

committee, etc. and sixteen, elect by official ballot five persons who shall serve and be known as the prudential committee and board of public works, and who shall hold office, one until the expiration of three years, two until the expiration of two years, and two until the expiration of one year, from the said annual meeting in nineteen hundred and sixteen. Thereafter two such members of the prudential committee and board of public works shall be elected annually to serve for the term of three years, except that in every third year one such member only shall be elected, to serve for the term of three years therefrom, or until their or his successors are elected and qualified.

and clerk.

works.

Board of water commissioners,

SECTION 2. Upon the election of said prudential cometc., abolished. mittee and board of public works, the boards of water com

missioners and sidewalk and sewer commissioners shall be abolished, and thereupon all the powers, rights, duties and liabilities of said boards of water commissioners and sidewalk and sewer commissioners in said fire district shall be conferred and imposed upon the prudential committee and board of public works created by this act. No contracts or liabilities, existing at the time of said election, shall be affected hereby, but the board hereby created shall be in all respects and for all purposes whatsoever the lawful successor of the boards of water commissioners and sidewalk and

sewer commissioners. Choice of

SECTION 3. Immediately after their election the said chairman

board shall organize by choosing a chairman and a clerk. The clerk may be any qualified voter of said fire district, and upon his appointment the office of clerk of the fire district, as an elective office, shall be abolished, and the clerk of said

board shall thereafter be, by virtue of his office, clerk of Appointment said fire district. Said board is also empowered and required of superintendo ent of public

to appoint a superintendent of public works, who shall have, subject to the authority of the board, entire supervision of the sidewalks, sewers, drains and water works of the district,

and be subject to removal at any time by the board. Nomination SECTION 4. The nomination and election of all officers

to be voted for in said fire district shall be made and conducted in the same manner and by the same form of ballot as the nomination and election of officers of the town of Great Barrington.

SECTION 5. This act, except as provided in section six, shall take effect upon its acceptance by a majority vote of the voters of the Great Barrington Fire District present and voting thereon at a legal meeting called for the purpose at any time before the first day of March, nineteen hundred and sixteen; but the number of meetings so called shall not exceed two. Said vote shall be by an official printed ballot, prepared by the clerk of the fire district, having thereon the following question: — “Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and fifteen, entitled 'An Act to authorize the election of a prudential committee and board of public works in the Great Bar

rington Fire District', be accepted?” Time of taking SECTION 6. So much of this act as authorizes its submission as aforesaid shall take effect upon its passage. .

and election of officers.

To be submitted to voters, etc.

YES.
NO.

Approved March 8, 1915. (Accepted, April 23, 1915.)

effect.

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AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE ROXBURY BOARD OF TRADE. Chap.136
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Frank Ferdinand, Timothy Smith, Victor A. Roxbury Board
Heath, Albert J. Foster, Frank S. Waterman, Henry C. incorporated.
Crine, Simon Goldsmith, Frederic W. Rugg, James G.
Knowles, William L. Russell, Ernest R. Buffington, George
Melhado, Wilfred Carter, Edward C. Hall, Junior, George
0. Cutter and Thomas F. Connor, their associates and
successors, are hereby constituted a corporation under the
name of the Roxbury Board of Trade, to be situated in that
part of the city of Boston called Roxbury, for the purpose Purpose.
of advancing the commercial interests and development of
the Roxbury district of Boston. Said corporation may
establish and maintain a place of meeting for its members
and may secure and furnish to its members and to others
reports, information, quotations and assistance in the matter
of trade development and expansion.

SECTION 2. Said corporation shall have a president, Officers.
treasurer, secretary, a board of directors of not less than
seven members, and such other officers as may be provided
for by the by-laws of the corporation, all of whom shall be
elected in accordance with the by-laws.

SECTION 3. Qualification for membership in said corpora- Membership,
tion, the manner of electing members, the raising of revenue meetings, etc.
from its membership, the times for the annual and other
meetings, and the duties of the officers shall be as provided
by its by-laws.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect

upon

its

passage. Approved March 8, 1915.

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An ACT TO INCORPORATE THE GLENWOOD CEMETERY ASSO- Chap.137

CIATION IN THE TOWN OF NATICK.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. William Karb, Caroline V. Schaller, Ida L. Glenwood
C. Diehl, William Diehl and Joseph Schaller, their associates Association,

incorporated. and successors, are hereby made a corporation by the name of the Glenwood Cemetery Association, for the purpose of maintaining and improving the cemetery in the southern part of Natick, known as the Glenwood cemetery, and for the purpose of acquiring such additional land as may be necessary or convenient, with all the powers and privileges of

Membership.

Proceeds of sales, etc.

Fowers.

cemetery corporations, and subject to all general laws now and hereafter in force applicable thereto.

SECTION 2. All persons now or hereafter owning lots or any interest in lots in said cemetery may become members of the corporation on application to the secretary, and when any person shall cease to be the proprietor of a lot or of an interest in a lot in the lands of the corporation he shall cease to be a member thereof.

SECTION 3. The net proceeds of sales of lots in the lands held by the said corporation, and any bequests made to it, shall be applied to the preservation, improvement, embellishment, protection or enlargement of said cemetery, and to paying the incidental expenses thereof, and to no other purpose.

SECTION 4. The said corporation is hereby authorized to take and hold any grant, gift or bequest of property, upon trust, and to apply the same or the income thereof to the improvement, embellishment, protection or enlargement of said cemetery, or of any lot therein, or for the erection, repair, preservation or removal of any monument, fence or other structure therein, or for the planting or cultivation of trees, shrubs or plants in or around any lot, or for improving said premises in any manner consistent with the object of the corporation, according to the terms of such grant or bequest.

SECTION 5. The said corporation may by its by-laws provide for such officers as may be necessary, and may define their powers and duties, and may also provide for the care and management of the cemetery and for the sale of lots therein, and for the management of any funds which the corporation may hold, and for any other matters incident to the purposes of the corporation. SECTION 6. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 8, 1915.

By-laws.

Chap.138 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SALARIES AND

EXPENSES OF THE STATE BOARD OF LABOR AND IN

DUSTRIES.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: Appropriations, SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are approstate board of labor and priated, to be paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth industries.

from the ordinary revenue, for the salaries and expenses of the state board of labor and industries, for the fiscal year

salaries.

commissioners.

and clerks.

ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, for the following purposes, to wit:

For the salaries of the members of the board, a sum not Members, exceeding fifty-five hundred dollars.

For the salaries of the commissioner and deputy com- Commissioner missioners, a sum not exceeding eighty-five hundred dollars. and deputy For the salaries of inspectors and investigators, a sum Inspectors and

investigators. not exceeding forty thousand dollars.

For the salaries of stenographers and clerks and other Stenographers assistants, a sum not exceeding sixteen thousand eight hundred and twenty-four dollars.

For travelling expenses of members of the board, officers, Travelling inspectors and investigators, a sum not exceeding twelve expenses. thousand five hundred dollars.

For rent and care of office, a sum not exceeding nine Rent of office, thousand dollars.

For postage, stationery, office supplies and printing, in- Postage, cluding printing the annual report, a sum not exceeding nineteen thousand five hundred dollars. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 8, 1915.

etc.

stationery, etc.

(1898, 90.) AN ACT TO UNITE THE INDIAN RIDGE ASSOCIATION AND THE Chap.139

ANDOVER VILLAGE IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY IN ONE COR-
PORATION UNDER THE NAME OF THE ANDOVER VILLAGE

IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The Indian Ridge Association and the Andover Andover Village Improvement Society, corporations duly improvement established under the laws of the commonwealth, are hereby Society,

incorporated. authorized to unite and form one corporation under the name of The Andover Village Improvement Society.

SECTION 2. The objects of said new corporation shall be purposes. to maintain Indian Ridge as a public park or forest reservation in the town of Andover; to acquire other tracts of land for public pleasure grounds or forest reservations; to improve and ornament the streets and public grounds of said town by planting and cultivating trees, cleaning and repairing sidewalks, and doing such other acts as will tend to beautify and adorn said streets and grounds, and in general to carry out the objects for which the Indian Ridge Association and the Andover Village Improvement Society were incorporated.

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