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ration herein named may appoint three persons, who shall be stockholders, to be inspectors at the first election, after which the stockholders shall choose three such inspectors at the annual elections. If no inspectors are so chosen, the directors may appoint them from time to time. If, at any time an election of directors shall not take place on the day appointed by this act, the corporation shall not for that reason be dissolved; but an election may be held on any other day in such manner as shall be provided for by the by-laws or shall be prescribed by the directors.

S 6. The eighth section of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows: For the purpose of supplying the city of Oswego with pure and wholesome water, the said company may purchase, take, and hold any real estate, and by their directors, agents, servants or other persons employed may enter upon the lands of any person or persons.which Powers of may be necessary for said purpose, and may take carry out such water from the Oswego river, or any lake, springs, ponds or streams as may be determined by the board of directors of the corporation hereby created, and divert and convey the same to said city, and may lay, construct, alter and repair any pipes, conduits, aqueducts, wells, reservoirs or other piers, pumps, works or machinery necessary or proper for said purpose, upon any lands so entered upon, purchased, taken or held, said corporation may, as aforesaid, enter upon any lands, streets, highways, roads, lanes or public squares through which they may deem it proper to convey the water from said river, lake, springs, ponds, streams, wells and reservoirs, and lay, construct, alter, repair and replace any pipes, conduits, aqueducts or other works for that purpose, leaving the said lands, streets, highways, roads, lanes and public squares in the same condition, as nearly as may be, as they were before said entry; but the said company shall not lay and construct said pipes, conduits, aqueducts and other works through any private garden, court-yard or building lot without the written consent of the owner thereof.

S 7. The sixteenth section of said act is hereby amended by striking out the word “shall” in the

Amount company may borrow.

first line, and inserting in lieu thereof the word "may."

$ 8. The twenty-second section of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows: The said corporation may borrow such sum or sums of money as may be necessary to complete said work, and for other purposes authorized by this act, in the whole not to exceed the amount of the capital stock actually paid in and expended, and for that purpose may issue and dispose of their bonds for any amount so borrowed, and the company is hereby authorized to

mortgage any or all of their corporate property or Bonds, &c. privileges, to secure the payment of such bonds; and

the said directors may confer on the holder of any bond they may issue for any money so borrowed, the right to convert the principal due thereon into stock of the said corporation, at any time not exceeding five years from the date of said bond, under such regulations as the directors may see fit to adopt, and for such purpose the said corporation are authorized to increase its capital stock to the amount so borrowed, whenever the persons or any of them to whom such money is due shall elect to convert the same into stock; but nothing herein contained shall be construed to authorize an increase of the capital stock of said company beyond the sum of four hundred thousand dollars.

S 9. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 2.
AN ACT to extend the time for the collection of

the Special Bounty Tax in the town of York,
in the county of Livingston, and to authorize
John W. Howe to collect the balance of said
tax remaining uncollected, with interest thereon.

Passed January 15, 1867; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The time for the collection of the taxes, now levied and uncollected in the town of York, in the county of Livingston, upon the tax roll and war

extended

pay over to

rant issued by the board of supervisors of Livingston county, April nineteen, eighteen hundred and sixtyafe, and delivered to John W. Howe, collector of said town, is hereby extended to the first day of To what Varch next; and it shall be lawful for the said John lection 1. Howe to collect the said taxes remaining uncollected, together with one year's interest thereon, and is fees, from the several persons liable to pay the side, and in case any person named in said tax roll, Those tax remains uncollected, shall refuse or neglect to pay his said tax, together with one year's Interest and collector's fees, it sball be lawful for said John W. Howe, as such collector, to levy the same is distress and sale of the goods and chattels of such person.

$ 2. The said John W. Howe, as such collector, shall, within one week after the first day of March next, pay over to the treasurer of the said county of Collector to Livingston the amount of such taxes, with the inter- treasurer, et collected by him ; and in case he shall not be able to collect any of said taxes or the interest thereon, he shall deliver to said county treasurer an account of the taxes and interest so remaining due, in pursilace of the provisions of section nineteen, article obe, chapter thirteen, title three, part one of the Pevised Statutes, and upon such return being made, be shall be credited by said county treasurer with the amount thereof.

nd to the W. Howe shs or rights

3 3. Bat before exercising any powers or rights tender this act, the said John W. Howe shall, as such collector, give a bond to the supervisor of the said Bond of town of York, in the form prescribed by law for the bonds of town collectors, and in such sum (but not less than double the amount of the said tax remaining uncollected, and one year's interest thereon), and with such number of sureties (not less than two) as shall be required by the said supervisor. In case of the absence or disability of the said supervisor, the town clerk of said town shall act in his stead. And in case the said John W. Howe shall not give the said bond when required thereto by the said supervisor, the board of town auditors of said town may appoint some person in his place, upon such

treasurer.

person giving the said bond, to the satisfaction of the said supervisor or the said town clerk. And the person so appointed shall possess all the powers, and be subject to all the liabilities conferred and imposed by this act upon the said Howe, or by any provision of law upon a town collector of taxes.

S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

| Chap 3 AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An act to

supply the village of Middletown with water for public and private purposes," passed April third, eighteen hundred and sixty-six..

Passed January 17, 1867; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. For the purpose of defraying the cost of supplying the village of Middletown with water, the said village is hereby empowered to issue, in addition to the amount authorized by the act entitled “ An act to supply the village of Middletown with water for public and private purposes,” passed April third, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, notes, scrip, or certificates of debt to an amount not exceeding the sum of fifty thousand dollars, provided the said notes, scrip or certificates of debt shall be issued by the same authority and in the same manner as provided for in said act.

S 2. The county court of the county of Orange is hereby invested with all the powers conferred by said act on the supreme court of the second judicial district, and shall be always open for the transaction of any business or the making of any application contemplated by said act.

$ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 4 AN ACT to repeal an act entitled “ An act pro

hibiting the issue of Free Passes on the railroads of this State.”

Passed January 17, 1867. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Chapter seven hundred and ninetyeight of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-six, entitled “ An act prohibiting the issue of Free Passes on the railroads of this State.” is hereby repealed.

32. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap. 5. AN ACT to approve the action of the Commis

sioners appointed in pursuance of chapter six hundred and sixty-six, Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-six, to locate the Hudson River Asylum for the Insane.

Passed, January 22, 1867; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The action of the commissioners appointed to locate the Hudson River Asylum for the Insane, in pursuance of chapter six hundred and sixty-six of the Laws of eighteen hundred and sixtysix, in accepting a site of two hundred and six acres, near the city of Poughkeepsie, tendered as a gift by the citizens of Dutchess county, is hereby approved.

S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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