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Vacancy, how to be filled.

When govo ernor to accept resignation.

Bonds of commis sion,

any officer of such commission, another member may
be appointed, pro tempore, to fill his place and per-
form his duty, and such commission may appoint
such committees, and establish, and from time to
time, alter and amend such rules and regulations for
its government, in the discharge of its duties, as it
shall deem best. In case of the death, refusal to act,
resignation, or removal from the county of St. Law-
rence, of any member of such commission, his succes-
sor shall be appointed by a majority of the remaining
members of such commission. The Governor of the
State may accept the resignation of any member of
said commission upon the recommendation of a
majority of said commission, for good and sufficient
cause. Before entering upon the discharge of their
duties, the members of said commission hereby
appointed, or a majority of them, shall unite in joint
and several bonds, with sufficient sureties to be
approved by the county judge of St. Lawrence -
county, one of said bonds to the board of supervisor
of St. Lawrence county, in the penal sum of twenty-
five thousand dollars ; one of said bonds to the top
of Potsdam, in the penal sum of thirty-five thousand
dollars; one of said bonds to "the village of Potsdam,
in the penal sum of ten thousand dollars ; each bond
conditioned that each and every of the said commis-
sioners so executing the said bond, and each and every
of their successors to be appointed pursuant to this
act, shall in all things faithfully discharge his duties

and faithfully account for all moneys and securities When com- received by him as such commissioner. Upon filing

the said bond to the county of St. Lawrence with the treasurer of said county, and upon filing the said bond to the town of Potsdam with the town clerk of said town, and upon filing the said bond to the village of Potsdam with the clerk of the board of trustees of said village, the said commissioners so uniting in said bonds shall be duly qualified to act as such commissioners, and, in case a majority of the persons herein named shall so qualify, they shall constitute such commission, and shall proceed to appoint other commissioners in the place and stead of those herein named, who shall not have united in said bonds.

missioners qualified to act, &c.

commission

tracts

The obligors upon said bonds respectively, shall be liable for the acts and omissions of each and every of the commissioners appointed, or who may be appointed, pursuant to this act. And the said commission, before making an appointment of any commissioner, may require of him such security for the faithful performance of his duty as it may deem proper. The said commission shall be known as the commission to aid in the establishment of a Normal and Training School at Potsdam, and, as such, may enter into contracts, take security from members to Powers of be appointed by it, and sue and be sued in the courts sto.com of this State ; and executions may be issued upon any judgment obtained against such commission, against the property of any or all of the persons constituting such commission, or who may have constituted such commission, leave to that effect being first obtained from the court in which such judgment was rendered.

36. The treasurer of the county of St. Lawrence is hereby directed and required to procure suitable blanks, and the said treasurer, and the chairman of Duties of the board of supervisors of said county, or in case of use and a vacancy in said chairmanship, then the said treas- to bonds of urer and the county judge of said county, are hereby directed and required to issue the bonds of said county, with interest coupons attached, in the form to be adopted by the said treasurer and chairman, or in case of a vacancy in the said chairmanship, then by the said treasurer and the said county judge, for the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars, the same to bear interest at seven per centum per annum, from date, such bonds for one-fifth of said last-mentioned Bonds, sum to be payable with interest on the first day of ble, &c. March, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, and onefifth of said sum of twenty-five thousand dollars to be payable on the first day of March, each year thereafter, until the full sum is paid; all of said bonds except those due on the first day of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, to bear coupons for annual interest, except for the interest falling dae when such bonds are payable, to be payable on the first day of March each year.

county

treasurer as

county.

when paya

Duty of town clerk

supervisor.

Town
bonds, when

$ 7. The town clerk of the town of Potsdam is of Potsdam; hereby directed and required to procure suitable

blanks, and the supervisor and town clerk of said town are hereby directed and required to issue the bonds of said town, with interest coupons attached in the form to be adopted by them, for the sum of thirty

five thousand dollars, the same to bear interest at As to bonds seven per centum per annum from date; such bonds

for one-fifth of such last-mentioned sum, to be payable with interest on the first day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, and one-fifth of the said thirty-five thousand dollars to be payable on the first day of January each year thereafter, until the full sum

is paid. All of said bonds, except those due on the payable. first day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty

eight, to bear coupons for annual interest, except for the interest falling due when such bonds are payable, to be payable on the first day of January each year.

S 8. The president of the board of trustees of the

village of Potsdam is hereby directed and required to of president procure suitable blanks, and the president and clerk trustees, as of said board of trustees are hereby directed and

required to issue the bonds of said village of Potsdam, with interest coupons attached, in the form to be adopted by them, for the sum of eight thousand dollars, the same to bear interest at seven per centum per annum from date, said bonds for one-fourth of said sum of eight thousand dollars, to be payable with interest on the first day of April, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, and one-fourth of said sum of eight thousand dollars to be payable on the first day of April each year thereafter, until the full sum is paid;

all of said bonds to bear coupons for annual interest, payable. except for the interest falling due when such bonds

are payable, to be payable on the first day of April

village.

Village bonds, when

each year.

Taxes, to whom to be paid; how to be applied.

S 9. The said taxes in this act directed to be levied and collected upon the county of St. Lawrence, shall be paid to the treasurer of said county, and applied by him to the payment of the bonds of said county herein directed to be issued, and the interest thereon, as the same shall become due and payable; and the said taxes in this act directed to be levied and collected

upon the town of Potsdam, shall be paid to the superTisor of said town, and by him be applied to the payment of the bonds of said town herein directed to be Issued, and the interest thereon, as the same shall become due and payable; and the said taxes in this act directed to be levied and collected upon the village of Potsdam, shall be paid to the treasurer of said Tilage; and the tax for the present year shall be paid by said treasurer to the said commission, after the pembers thereof have qualified as herein directed; and the remainder of said tax shall, each year, be paid to said treasurer, and by him be applied to the payDent of the bonds of said village herein directed to be issued, and the interest thereon, as the same shall become due and payable. And immediately after the bolo mission constituted by this act shall have qualified as berein provided, the said county, town and village anthorities herein directed to issue bonds in behalf of said county, town and village, shall respectively deliver the said bonds so to be issued, as aforesaid, to the said commission herein constituted; to be, by the said commission, used and negotiated at not less Negotiation than the par value thereof, and the avails thereof applied by the said commission to prepare and improve the said land and premises, described in the said proposition of the board of trustees of St. Lawrence Academy, to the said commission constituted by the suid act, entitled an act in regard to normal schools, to provide thereon suitable buildings and to furnish apparatus, books, and furniture for one of said normal schools at Potsdam ; provided that no buildings shall he repaired or erected upon said land and premises, until the Attorney-General of this State shall certify Certificate in sriting to such commission, that the use of the said general. Lands and premises and the buildings and erections thereon, so long as the same shall be used for the parpose of a normal and training school, as contemplated by the said act, in regard to normal schools, has bren properly secured to this State ; all which the Attorney-General of this State is hereby required to bertify in writing, to the commission constituted by this act, when snch use of such lands and premises bas been properly secured to this State, according to

of attorney

Powers of commis sion.

Presbyterian church property.

of superintendent of public instruction,

the true intent and meaning of this act. In preparing and iinproving the said lands and premises and providing such buildings, the said commission may tear down, remove, repair, reconstruct, or rebuild any structure or building now on the said premises, and use the materials of which any of such buildings are composed in the construction of other building's upon said lands and premises; and they may also incorporate any of the buildings upon said lands and premises in additional buildings to be constructed thereon; and the said commission shall pay, to be applied upon the purchase-money of the property included in said proposition of the board of trustees of St. Lawrence Academy, and known as the Presbyterian Church property, such sum, not exceeding ten thousand dol

lars, as the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall Certificate certify the said materials and buildings upon said

premises to be worth, to be used in providing the aforesaid bnildings. The plans and specifications for the said buildings shall be approved by the said commission constituted by chapter four hundred and sixty-six, Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-six. The commission constituted by this act shall proceed diligently in the discharge of their duties, under this act, and when the said buildings, and the furniture, apparatus and books, provided for by this act, have been accepted by said commission, so appointed by said chapter four hundred and sixty-six, Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-six, as provided by said act, or within two years after the passage of this act, the said commission hereby constituted shall account to the board of supervisors of said county for the moneys and securities received from the county of St. Lawrence, which board, upon such accounting, shall have power, upon examination of the accounts of such commission, to approve of the same and discharge the said commission from further liability, upon their said bond to said county. And said commission shall account to the board of town audit, of the town of Potsdam, for the moneys and securities received from the town of Potsdam, which board upon such accounting, shall have power to approve of the aecount so to be rendered, and discharge said com

Duty of commission to account for moneys received,

To whom to account.

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