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with the laws of the Commonwealth, may, subject to the
approval and under the control of the selectmen of the
towns of Plymouth and Kingston, as provided by general
law, locate, construct, maintain and operate its railway,
with single or double tracks and with convenient and suit-
able turnouts and switches, through and over any streets
and highways in said towns, or either of them, or through
and over any private lands, in either or both of said towns,
that it may acquire by purchase, lease or otherwise : pro-
vided, the tracks of s:id corporation shall not cross the
tracks of any steam railroad at grade without the consent

of the board of railroad commissioners.
May increase SECTION 2. Said corporation, for the purpose of paying
capital stock.

its floating debt, purchase of equipment and purposes
aforesaid, is hereby authorized to increase its capital stock
to an amount which, together with the amounts heretofore
authorized by law, shall not exceed in the aggregate the
sum of one hundred thousand dollars.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage. .

Approved February 29, 1892.
Chap. 21 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR SALARIES AND EXPENSES AT

THE STATE ALMSHOUSE AT TEWKSBURY.

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Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
A ppropriations. SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are ap-

propriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the Common-
wealth from the ordinary revenue, for the payment of
salaries and expenses at the state almshouse at Tewksbury
during the year ending on the thirty-first day of December

in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-two, to wit:at Tewksbury.

For the payment of salaries, wages and labor at the state
almshouse at Tewksbury, a sum not exceeding twenty-nine
thousand two hundred dollars; and for other current
expenses at said institution, a sum not exceeding eighty
thousand five hundred dollars.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 29, 1892.
Chap. 22 An Act MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR SALARIES AND EXPENSES AT

THE STATE FARM AT BRIDGEWATER.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Appropriations. SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are ap-

propriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the Common-
wealth from the ordinary revenue, for the payment of

salaries and expenses at the state farm at Bridgewater during the year ending on the thirty-first day of December in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-two, to wit :

For the payment of salaries, wages and labor at the State farm at state farm at Bridgewater, a sum not exceeding twenty

Bridgewater. one thousand four hundred dollars; and for other current expenses at said institution, a sum not exceeding fifty-five thousand four hundred dollars. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 29, 1892. AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE COMPENSATION AND

Chap. 23

EXPENSES

OF THE COMMISSIONERS ON INLAND

FISHERIES

AND

GAME.

game.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appro- Appropriations. priated, to be paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, for compensation and expenses of the commissioners on inland fisheries and game during the year ending on the thirty-first day of December in the year eighteen hundred aud ninety-two, to wit:

For the compensation and expenses of the commis- Commissioners sioners on inland fisheries and game, a sum not exceeding fisheries and thirty-two hundred and fifty dollars. For one half of the expenses of the hatching at Plymouth, Hatching at

Plymouth, N.U. in the state of New Hampshire, a sum not exceeding nine hundred and fifty dollars.

For the enforcement of laws, pr pagation and distribu- Propagation tion of trout and salmon, carp and lobsters, hatching and and out, retetion distribution of shad and carp, rent of hatcheries, incidentals, contingent expenses and printing, propagation and distribution of lobsters, a sum not exceeding four thousand dollars.

For travelling expenses for a member of the district Travelling police detailed for service with the commission, a sum not exceeding three hundred dollars.

For the payment of running expenses and for repairs Expenses of to the steamer in charge of the commission, a sum not exceeding forty-five hundred dollars.

For completion, maintenance and running expenses State batcheries. of state batcheries, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 29, 1892.

expenses.

steamers.

INCORPORATE THE

CAPE COD

PILGRIM

MEMORIAL!

of Province

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Chap. 24 Ay ACT TO

ASSOCIATION OF PROVINCETOWN.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Cape Cod
Pilgrim Memo

SECTION 1. James H. Hopkins, James Gifford, Arterial Association mes P. Hannum, Moses N. Gifford, Howard F. Hopkins, town, incor. Joseph H. Dyer, their associates and successors, are hereby

made a corporation by the name of the Cape Cod Pilgrim
Memorial Association of Provincetown, for the purpose
of erecting at Provincetown a monument or other suitable
memorial or memorials to commemorate the arrival of the
Mayflower and the landing of the Pilgrims at Province-
town on the twenty-first day of November in the year six-
teen hundred and twenty, and to perpetuate, by enduring
memorials, the memory of the signing of the compact, the
birth of Peregrine White, the death of Dorothy May Brad-
ford, and the other interesting historical incidents con-
nected with the Mayflower while at anchor in Cape Cod
harbor, and for the purpose of acquiring and holding land
upon which to erect such memorials, and of constructing
a building or buildings to accommodate the meetings and
to contain the cabinets, collections and libraries of said
society; with the powers and privileges and subject to
the duties set forth in chapter one hundred and fifteen
of the Public Statutes and in such other general laws as
now are or hereafter may be in force relating to such
corporations.

SECTION 2. Said corporation may acquire by gift,

grant, devise or purchase, and hold for the purposes $100,000.

aforesaid, real and personal estate to the value of one

hundred thousand dollars.
Property to be SECTION 3. The property, real and personal, of said

corporation shall be exempt from taxation in the same
manner and to the same extent as the property of literary,
benevolent, charitable and scientific institutions incorpo-
rated within this Commonwealth.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 29, 1892.
Chap. 25 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE HOME For aged Men TO HOLD ADDI-

Real and personal estate not to exceed

exempt from taxution.

TIONAL REAL AND PERSONAL ESTATE.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: May hold addi.

SECTION 1. The Home for Aged Men is authorized to tional real and personal estate. hold additional real and personal estate for the purposes

named in its act of incorporation, chapter one hundred and fifty-three of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and sixty, to an amount which, together with the amounts heretofore authorized by law, shall

not exceed in the whole eight hundred thousand dollars. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect

upon

its

passage.

Approved February 29, 1892.
AN ACT RELATING TO THE HOOSAC TUNNEL AND WILMINGTON Chap. 26

RAILROAD COMPANY.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
SECTION 1. Section three of chapter two hundred and 1891, 208,

§ 3 amended. eight of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninetyone is hereby amended by inserting after the word “act”, in the third line thereof, the words : - and for the construction of extensions and branches of its railroad line as shall be hereafter determined, -- and by striking out the word “upon”, in the fourth line of said section, and inserting in place thereof the word :-on, — also by inserting after the word “ line”, in the sixth line, the words : -- and upon any extensions and branches which shall be constructed and made thereto, — by striking out the word “either”, in the twelfth line, and inserting in place thereof the word:- any, - and by striking out the words by this act", in the fourteenth line, and inserting in place thereof the words : - and actually paid in at the time of the issue of the bonds, so as to read as follows: Section 3. The Hoosac Tunnel and Wilmington Railroad Mondo fete. Company, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act and for the construction of extensions and branches of its railroad line as shall be hereafter determined, is hereby authorized to issue bonds on its existing railroad, and if the Deerfield Valley Railroad be purchased and consolidated as herein provided, then upon the whole line, and upon any extensions and branches which shall be constructed and made thereto, to an amount not exceeding eight thousand dollars per mile for narrow gauge track and fifteen thousand dollars per mile for standard gauge track ; said bonds to be issued, recorded and approved in accordance with the provisions of section sixty-two of chapter one hundred and twelve of the Public Statutes and acts amendatory thereof: provided, that in any case Proviso. the amount of bonds so issued shall not exceed the capital stock authorized and actually paid in at the time of the issue of the bonds.

May mortgage SECTION 2. To secure the bonds issued under the railroad, etc.

provisions of the said third section as amended by this
act, the Hoosac Tunnel and Wilmington Railroad Com-
pany is hereby authorized to give to trustees for the
holders of said bonds, a mortgage of its railroad, stations,
rolling stock, equipments, property, real and personal,
and franchises wherever and however situate, now ac-
quired or hereafter to be acquired, whether under the
provisions of said chapter two hundred and eight or other-
wise, and all extensions and branches which shall be here-
after constructed and made to the line and property now
owned by it or hereafter acquired by it.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 29, 1892. Chap. 27 AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE

BEST METHODS OF PROTECTING THE PURITY OF INLAND WATERS.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows : Appropriations. SECTION 1. The sum hereinafter mentioned is appro

priated, to be paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, for the payment of certain expenses in connection with the protection of the purity of inland waters during the year eighteen hundred

and ninety-two, to wit :For protecting For providing for investigations into the best methods inland waters. of assuring the purity of water supplies and disposal

of sewage, for services of engineers, clerks and other
assistants, made necessary and authorized by chapter
three hundred and seventy-five of the acts of the year
eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, which requires the
state board of health to have general care and oversight
of all inland waters and report measures for preventing
the pollution of the same, also for the proper disposal of
all sewage matter, a sum not exceeding twenty-seven
thousand dollars.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 29, 1892. Chap. 28 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE BOSTON RUBBER SHOE COMPANY TO

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: May increase The Boston Rubber Shoe Company is hereby authorized capital stock.

to increase its capital stock in the manner provided by law for the increase of the capital stock of manufacturing

INCREASE ITS CAPITAL STOCK.

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