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to take and hold lands,
to infants, virtue of said award, cannot be found, or shall refuse to
receive the sum awarded to him, then the said payment Deposits may be made by depositing the amount of the said be made in award to the credit of said person in such bank as may
be appointed by said court; a certificate of such deposit, signed by the cashier of the bank, shall be published by the said company in the newspaper published in Chateaugay village, for three weeks successively, immediately after such deposit. If the person to whom compensation is awarded, or who is entitled to receive the same as aforesaid be under legal disability as aforesaid, payment may be made to his guardian, or person appointed as aforesaid by the said court, and if said guardian or person appointed cannot be found or shall refuse to receive
the same, then by deposit in bank as aforesaid. Company § 14. The said
company may take and hold, for the purposes contemplated by this act, all the lands, water, and water, ete. real estate which they may in any way legally enter
upon and take by virtue hereof, to them and their successors, during the continuance of this corporation.
§ 15. In laying pipes, conduits, or aqueducts, or con
structing or erecting works in the streets, lanes or public or village squares, of the said village, the company shall conform
to such regulations as the trustees thereof shall prescribe.
§ 16. The directors of said company may establish rules and regulations for and concerning the use of the water from their works, so as to preserve the same from waste, and may thereby impose penalties and forfeitures for any violation of said rules and regulations, so that said penalty or forfeiture shall not in any case exceed the sum of five dollars, which penalty or penalties may be recovered from the person or persons violating the
said rules, with costs, in the name of the company, before Publication any justice of the peace; said rules and regulations
shall be published for three weeks successively in the newspaper published in said village, and a copy of said rules and regulations, certified by the president or secretary of said company, with affidavits of such publications of the same, made by any one of the publishers of the said paper, or by a foreman in their office, shall be received as evidence in all courts and places.
Pipes, etc., to be laid under direction
Rules and regulations for use of water.
Penalties for viola. tions.
§ 17. Said company shall furnish waters to the trus- Company tees of the said village for extinguishing fires and other ply water purposes, upon such terms as may be agreed upon between the said trustees and the company, and in case Terms they cannot agree on such terms, said trustees may how selapply to the court, as provided in section ten of this act, for the appointment of three commissioners who shall prescribe the terms upon which water shall be furnished, and said company shall furnish water upon the terms so prescribed for the period of three years, at the expiration of which time a new commission may be applied for by the trustees in their discretion, and thereafter once in three years a like application may be made. The May make company may make any agreements, contracts, grants and leases, and leases for the sale, use and distribution of water that and use of may be agreed upon between said company and dividuals, associations and corporations, which agreements, contracts, grants and leases shall be valid and effectual in law.
18. Any person who shall wantonly, maliciously Injury to or willfully destroy or injure any of the works or pro. works; perty of said company, or who shall wantonly, ma- Ashed." liciously or willfully commit any act which shall injuriously affect or tend thus to affect the water of said company, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and may be punished by a fine or imprisonment, or both, in the discretion of the court, and shall also forfeit and pay to the company treble the damages thereby, to be recovered in
any court having cognizance thereof, with costs.
$ 19. The corporation hereby created shall possess General the powers and be subject to the provisions of title provisions. three, chapter eighteen of the first part of the Revised Statutes, so far as the same are applicable, and not otherwise provided for in this act.
$20. The stockholders of said company shall be in. Individual dividually liable for the payment of the debts of said stockholdcompany, to an amount equal to the amount of the stock they severally shall have subscribed or held in said company, over and above such stock, to be recovered of the stockholder who is such when the debt is contracted, or of any subsequent stockholder; and any stockholder who may have paid any demand against said company,
either voluntarily or by compulsion, shall have a right to resort to the rest of the stockholders who were liable
to contribution. Liability of $ 21. No person holding stock in said company as exguardians, ecutor, administrator, guardian or trustee, and no person
holding such stock as collateral security, shall be personally subject to any liability as a stockholder of said company, but the person pledging such stock shall be considered as holding the same, and shall be liable as a stockholder accordingly; and the estate and funds in the hands of such executor, administrator, guardian or trustee, shall be liable in like manner and to the same extent as the testator or intestate or the ward or person interested in such fund would have been if he had been living and competent to act, and held the stock in his
own name. Stockhold.
§ 22. No stockholder shall be personally liable for the payment of any debt contracted by said company,
which is not to be paid within one year from the time paid in one the debt is contracted, nor unless a suit for the colleccontracting tion of said debt shall be brought against said company
within one year after the same shall have become due, nor shall any suit be brought against any stockholder until an execution against the company shall be returned unsatisfied in whole or in part.
23. Every contract to be made under this act by
which said company shall obtain credit, shall be in in writing. Copy ot writing, and there shall be attached to the copy of said 21st section
contract delivered to the creditor a printed copy of the thereto,
twenty-first section of this act.
24. This act shall take effect immediately.
ers not to be liable for debts, when not
Contracts under this act to be
to be at. tached
amend and consolidate the several acts relating
Passed May 5, 1868; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
SECTION 1. Section four of the act entitled "An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the village of Hornellsville," passed April ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, is hereby amended. so as to read as follows:
The officers of said village shall consist of a presi- Officers of dent, one trustee for each ward, who shall be a resident thereof, a police justice, three assessors, a collector, a clerk, a treasurer, a street superintendent, not more than two policemen, and such subordinate officers as are authorized by this act or by general laws.
$ 2. The president of said village shall receive an Compensa. annual compensation of fifty dollars.
lage presi$ 3. Section twelve of said act is hereby amended by leat for or. adding thereto the following sub-divisions: 15. For procuring and erecting necessary fixtures for
Lighting lighting the streets of said village.
16. For paying any lawful judgment against said Judgmenis village.
17. For improving the public grounds in the village, Improveand enclosing the reservoirs therein by iron fences.
18. For supplying said village with water for protec. Supply or tion against fire, and for other purposes.
§ 4. Section thirteen of said act is hereby amended by thirteen striking out subdivisions four, six and seven; and subdivisions five and eight of said section are hereby made four and five, respectively.
$ 5. Section twenty-seven of said act is hereby amended by striking out the entire section, and inserting in lieu thereof, the following.
Absence when to work va cancy. Notice of meetings.
President pro tem.
of ficers for misconduct.
Regular § 27. Regular meetings of the trustees shall he held and special meetings
on Monday of each week, and special meetings upon a of trustees. call by the president or three trustees; and in case of
tie, if he shall vote as a trustee. Duty of
$ 6. Subdivision four of section twenty-eight of said remove np. act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
To see that the officers of the village perform their duties faithfully, and to remove for official misconduct or neglect of duty, officers holding under their appointment.
§ 7. Section twenty-nine is hereby amended by adding thereto the following subdivisions :
17. To regulate, license, or prevent the selling, ped
dling, or hawking of goods, wares, merchandise, or proand hawk. duce in or through the streets of said village, and to ments, etc. provide market places for selling of country produce
from wagons, and to regulate the sale of meat and poul
try in said village. To offer re- 18. To offer rewards, not exceeding five hundred dol
lars, for the arrest and conviction of any person engaged in or committing burglary, highway robbery, or arson,
and to pay the sum by a tax levied for that purpose. To givc
§ 8. Subdivision thirteen of section twenty-nine is streets, and hereby amended so as to read as follows:
To give the names to streets and numbers to tenements and blocks, and to change the same and compel owners or occupants of buildings to affix thereto the proper number thereof in such manner as they may direct.
§ 9. Section thirty-one is hereby amended by adding pair sidethereto as follows: "and in case the owner of any
lot cannot be ascertained, or where any lot is vacant or unoccupied, notice to build, rebuild, or repair sidewalks
Power of trustees to license peddlers
wards for arrest of offenders.
numbers to buildings, etc.
Notice to build or re
walks ; how served upon un,