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with other railroads.
the same right and privileges, and be subject to the same highways restrictions in crossing highways and streams which are streams. required of railroad companies, by the general railroad law and the acts amendatory to the same, and they may Comection run their cars in connection with, and upon any other railroads, and may permit other railroads to run their cars in connection with and upon the roads of this corporation. The terms and conditions of such connection to be mutually agreed upon by the corporations thus connecting
$ 7. It shall be lawful for the corporators herein Directors named, or the directors of the corporation when duly nie tale of formed, to fix a tariff of prices for freight and passage on their roads, or any part thereof, and from time to time freight to alter the same as they may deem proper, subject however, to alterations at any time by the Legislature, and Railroad 10 ten years is hereby granted said corporation to build and pleted complete said road after the passage of this act.
8. This act shall take effect immediately.
passenger fare and
within ten years.
Chap. 506. .
New York Ferry Company, and otherwise to
Passed May 1, 1868. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
SECTION 1. The name of the Bayside and New York Name Ferry Company is hereby changed to that of the Green Greeged 10 wood and New York Ferry Company.
$2. The sixth section of the act entitled "An act to Ferry Co. incorporate the Bayside and New York Ferry Company,” passed June sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty-tive, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
"} 6. The persons made directors in pursuance of the Directors third section of this act, shall be commissioners to receive subscripsubscriptions for the capital stock of the company, and capital said company may commence business at any time within
wood and New York
company shall com
one year from the first day of May, one thousand eight mence busi. hundred and sixty-eight.”
§ 3. The seventh section of the said act is hereby ferry boats amended, so that the said company may lease, pur
chase, build and run steam ferry-boats from any point
between Twenty-fifth and Forty-fifth streets, in the city Brooklyn. of Brooklyn.
§ 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
between 25th and 45th streets,
highways in the town of East Chester, and
Passed May 1, 1868 ; three-fifths being present.
SECTION 1. Section scventy-two of title one, part one,
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
southerly termination at Flatbush avenue, by taking
opened, a strip of land thirty feet in width, so that said avenue, after the said widening, shall be of the width of one hundred feet between the points aforesaid.
§ 2. The attorney and counsel to the city of Brooklyn Commisis hereby authorized to apply to the supreme court, at be oppointany special term thereof to be held in the second judi. ed. cial district, or the county court of Kings county, for the appointment of three disinterested persons, as commissioners, to estimate the expense of said widening. It shall be the duty of the common council, as soon as Common possible after the passage of this act, to fix a district of council to assessment for said improvement. And after said com- mase.cssmissioners shall have been appointed, and the common council shall have fixed a district of assessment, all laws Laws relanow in force relating to the opening, widening and five to extending of streets and avenues in the city of Brooklyn opening not inconsistent with the provisions of this act, shall ing, made apply to the proceedings of said commissioners, and to applicable. the contirmation of any report which they may make, and to any assessment laid for said improvement.
$ 3. After the report of said commissioners shall Certifhave been confirmed, the city of Brooklyn is authorized, dubtedness and the proper officers thereof are hereby directed to issue certificates of indebtedness to the necessary amount, bearing interest at the rate of seven per cent, payable Rate of insemi-annually, and payable on or before the expiration tine or of three years from the date thereof, which certificates payment. shall not be sold for less than their par value. The Proceeds proceeds of the sale of said certiticates shall be dis- of certitibursed, from time to time, as may be required in pay- applied ment of the awards and expenses of said improvement. The collector of taxes and assessments in said city is Collector of hereby authorized to receive said assessments in install. receive as. ments of not less than one-third thereof, with accrued sessinents interest, and default on the installment paid in. The ments, joint board of alderman and city supervisors, and the Board of board of supervisors, respectively, shall annually make and city suprovision by tax for the payment of the annual interest pervisors to
tax on said certificates, and levy the same on the premises payment of assessed as part of the general tax, and in the year pre- How to be ceding the maturity of said certificates, the amount of any assessment remaining unpaid, with the interest and
default accrued therein, shall form part of, and be levied
8 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
Rates of ferriage.
authorize Edwin C. Bowen to establish and
Passed May 1, 1868.
SECTION 1, Section three of the act entitled “An act
$ 3. The said Edwin C. Bowen, his heirs or assigns, may charge and receive, as the rate of ferriage on said ferry to be established under the provisions of this act, for a carriage and two horses, one dollar; for a carriage and one horse, seventy-five cents; for à sulky and horse, seventy-five cents; for every horse or head of cattle, in addition to those above mentioned, forty cents; for each foot passenger, thirty cents.
82. The fourth section of said act is hereby amended
so as to read as follows: Penalty for $ 4. If any higher rates shall be taken by the said
Edwin C. Bowen, his heirs or assigns, or by any person gal rates.
or persons in his or their employ, than those provided Hours dur in section three of this act, for ferriage at any and all ferry shall reasonable hours, or at such hours as may be estabestablished lished by the supervisors of the counties of Cayuga
and Seneca, as hereinafter provided in section fifth of and seneca this act, the person or persons so offending shall forfeit
and pay to the injured party the sum of tifty dollars.
by supervi sors of
chise to ex
mile north or south.
$ 3. The sixth section of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
96. If any person or persons, after the ferry created Ferry fran. by this act shall be established and in operation, shall, tend one without application for carriage to said Bowen, his heirs and assigns, first made and by him or them refused, transport across said lake any person or persons, their penalty for
infringe. baggage, horses, carriages, cattle, goods or chattels, or ment furnish transportation for the same between the village and landing named in section first of this act, or within a distance not exceeding one mile north or south of a right line connecting the said village of Union Springs and the said Cayuga landing, except as hereinafter provided, such person or persons first mentioned in this section, shall forfeit and pay five dollars for each offense, to such party as may own said ferry at the time of such offense.
§ 4. The seventh section of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
§ 7. Nothing in this act contained shall interfere with Persons the right of any person to use his own boat or vessel for the conveyance of himself or his family, or for the trans- owa famiportation of his own goods and chattels, or in and about 'ween his own business.
may trai port their
points named in charter.
. AN ACT confirming the acts of the people of the
town of Ellicottville, Machias, and Great Valley, in the county of Cattaraugus, and authorizing the said several towns to subscribe to the capital stock of the “Cattaraugus Railway Company."
Passed May 1, 1868; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
Section 1. A majority of the tax payers of the town Acesse and of Ellicottville, in the county of Cattaraugus, represent- ings of ing a majority of the taxable property of said town of Ellicott. having, by writing, by them signed and certified, pledged chins and the faith and credit of said town, to the Cattaraugus ley, con