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AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE MILLIS SAVINGS BANK.
Chap 41 Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
SECTION 1. Henry L. Millis, Moses Richardson, Moses Millis Savings Adams, Louis LaCroix, John S. Folsom, Alva L. Hol- incorporated. lander, Joseph W. Farwell, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation by the name of the Millis Savings Bank, with authority to establish and maintain a savings bank in the town of Millis; with all the powers and privileges and subject to all the duties, liabilities and restrictions set forth in all general laws which now are or may hereafter be in force relating to savings banks and institutions for savings. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved March 4, 1892.
AN ACT TO FURTHER EXTEND THE TIME OF EXEMPTION OF THE
CITY OF BROCKTON FROM THE OPERATION OF AN ACT RELATIVE
TO THE LIMIT OF THE MUNICIPAL DEBT AND THE RATE OF TAXA
TION IN CITIES.
SECTION 1. The city of Brockton is hereby exempted Limit of munici. from the operation of section one of chapter three hundred rate of taxation and twelve of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-tive, until the first day of January in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-six. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved March 4, 1892. AN ACT PLACING THE WATERS OF SQUAM POND IN THE CITY OF
Chap 43 GLOUCESTER UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE UNITED STATES FISH
SECTION 1. The control of the waters in Squam pond waters of near Gloucester, a great pond within the limits of the under control of Commonwealth, is hereby granted to the United States States tish comfish commission for the period of ten years, for the purpose of rearing therein young cod and pollock before turning them out into open waters; subject however to all lawfully existing rights in or concerning said pond.
SECTION 2. Whoever wilfully and without right defiles Penalty. or pollutes the waters of said pond, or obstructs or interferes with the control or operations of said commission therein, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding fifty dollars.
Approved March 4, 1892.
May make an additional Water loan.
Chap. 44 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN OF MARBLEHEAD TO MAKE AN
ADDITIONAL WATER LOAN.
SECTION 1. The town of Marblehead, for the purposes
May incur indebtedness beyond the fixed limit for completing a new city hall building.
Chap. 45 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF BROCKTON TO INCUR INDEBTED
NESS BEYOND THE LIMIT FIXED BY LAW, FOR THE COMPLETION OF
A NEW CITY HALL BUILDING.
SECTION 1. The city of Brockton, for the purpose of
SECTION 2. The provisions of chapter twenty-nine of
Approved March 4, 1892.
DISTRICT NUMBER ONE IN THE TOWN OF SUTH HADLEY.
AN ACT TO INCORPORATE AND ENIAROE THE POWERS OF FIRE
Chap 46 Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Section 1. The organization now known as Fire Dis- Fire District trict Number One in the town of South Hadley, and Nadley anebo bounded as follows: Beginning on the easterly side of power and the Connecticut river, at the mouth of White's brook, farged. and thence running northeasterly along said brook to the highway leading to the head of the canal, so-called, thence easterly along said highway to the old Falls Woods road, thence northerly along said road to a point opposite the northwesterly corner of land of George E. and Mary C. Lamb, thence easterly along the northerly line of land of said Lambs to land formerly of Adoniram J. Clark, thence southerly along the westerly line of said Clark's land to land of said Lambs, thence easterly along the northerly line of said Lambs' land to the highway leading from South Hadley Falls to Smith's ferry, thence, after crossing said highway, easterly along the northerly line of A. B. C. Delaunay to land of Elizabeth B. C. Lathrop, thence southerly along the westerly line of said Lathrop's land to land of Patrick F. Judge, thence easterly along the northerly line of land of said Judge and of Lynch brothers to a stone monument distant four hundred feet westerly from the westerly line of the highway leading from South Hadley Falls to South Hadley Center, thence northerly and parallel with said highway, at a distance of four hundred feet westerly from the westerly line of said highway, to a stone monument, thence easterly, crossing said highway at a point distant four hundred feet northerly from the house of Michael J. Sheehan, and crossing the highway leading from South Hadley Falls to Granby at a point distant four hundred feet northeasterly from the house of William McCutcheon to the Granby town line, thence southerly along the Granby line to the Hampden county line, thence westerly along the county line to Connecticut river, and thence northerly along Connecticut river to the place of beginning, is hereby made a corporation, and in addition to the powers which it now has under the general laws is invested with the rights, powers and privileges hereinafter specified.
SECTION 2. The taking and purchase of land, water Purchase, etc., rights and easements heretofore made by said fire district of land, water
May issue bonds, not ex.
for the extinguishment of fires and domestic purposes, are hereby ratified and confirmed, and said fire district may hold said lands, water rights and easements for such uses, and the doings of said fire district and of its officers in relation to the taking and purchase of such lands, water rights and easements, are hereby ratified and confirmed.
SECTION 3. The said fire district, for the purpose of ceeding $30,000. paying the expenses of the recent enlargement of its water
supply, may issue bonds, notes or scrip to an amount not exceeding in the aggregate thirty thousand dollars. Such bonds, notes or scrip shall bear on their face the words, South Hadley Fire District Water Loan, shall be payable at the expiration of periods not exceeding thirty years from the date of issue, shall bear interest at a rate not exceeding six per cent. per annum, payable semi-annually, and shall be signed by the treasurer and prudential committee of the district. The fire district may sell such securities at public or private sale at not less than par, or pledge the same for money borrowed for the purpose aforesaid
upon such terms and conditions as it may deem proper. Sinking fund to SECTION 4. The said fire district, at the time of con
tracting said loan, shall provide for the establishment of a sinking fund, and shall annually contribute to said fund a sum sufficient with the accumulations thereof to pay the principal of said loan at maturity. Such sinking fund shall remain inviolate and shall be used for no other purpose than the payment of said loan. Commissioners to hold and manage such sinking fund shall be chosen in the manner and with the powers and duties prescribed by sections ten and eleven of chapter twenty-nin of the Public Statutes.
SECTION 5. The said fire district shall raise annually by taxation a sum which with the income derived from water rents will be sufficient to pay the current annual expense of operating its water works and the interest on the bonds, notes or scrip, issued as aforesaid by the district, and to make such contributions to its sinking fund and payments on its principal as may be required under
the provisions of this act. May purchase SECTION 6. The said fire district may purchase or take, water rights, in the manner provided by sections two and four of chapter
one hundred and fourteen of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and hold such other lands, water rights and easements within the town of South
To raise by taxation suffi. cient with income from water rates to pay current expenses, etc.
or take lands,
of vote to raise
count on taxes.
Hadley as may be required for enlarging, extending or protecting its water works, and may raise by taxation for the purpose of such enlargement, extension or protection, a sum of money not exceeding three thousand dollars in any one year.
SECTION 7. Whenever the said fire district has voted Certified copy to raise, by taxation, money for any purpose authorized money by taxa by this act, the clerk shall render a certified copy of the to assessors of
South Hadley. vote to the assessors of the town of South Hadley, and such tax shall be assessed, collected and paid over by the appropriate officers of the town in the manner provided by law relative to other fire district taxes. Said fire Interest and disdistrict may collect interest on taxes when overdue, at a rate not exceeding six per cent. per annum, and may allow a discount for payment of taxes before they become due: provided, that the district at the time of voting to raise a tax shall so determine, and shall fix a time when said tax shall be payable.
SECTION 8. Whoever wantonly or maliciously diverts Penalty for the water or any part thereof, taken or held by said fire rupting or district for the purposes aforesaid, or corrupts the same, water, etc. or renders it impure, or destroys or injures any dam, aqueduct, pipe, conduit, hydrant, machinery or other works or property held, owned or used by said district for such purposes, shall forfeit and pay to said fire district three times the amount of the damages assessed therefor, to be recovered in an action of tort; and on conviction of any of the wanton or malicious acts aforesaid may also be punished by fine not exceeding three hundred dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding one year.
Approved March 4, 1892.
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE RISKS OF MUTUAL BOILER INSUR
Chap. 47 ANCE COMPANIES. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
SECTION 1. Section twenty of chapter two hundred 1887, 214, $ 20; and fourteen of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and amended. eighty-seven, as amended by chapter three hundred and sixty-eight of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-one, is hereby amended by the addition of the following words at the end thereof: - provided, however, that a mutual boiler insurance company of this Commonwealth may insure in a single risk an amount not exceeding one fourth of its net assets, – so as to read as follows: