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Water Loan.

SECTION 3. Said district may, for the purpose of Attleborough paying the necessary expenses and liabilities incurred Number One under the provisions of this act, and for the purpose of extending its street water pipes, issue from time to time bonds to an amount not exceeding seventy-five thousand dollars in addition to the bonds already issued by the district. Such bonds shall bear on their face the words, Attleborough Fire District Number One Water Loan, shall be payable at the expiration of periods not exceeding thirty years from the date of issue, shall bear interest payable semi-annually at a rate not exceeding five per centum per annum, and shall be signed by the treasurer of the district and countersigned by the water commissioners. The district may sell such bonds at public or private sale upon such terms and conditions as it may

deem proper.

SECTION 4. The interest on such bonds shall be raised Interest on by taxation or water rates annually ; and the district shall Contributions to contribute to its sinking fund from year to year an amount raised annually by taxation or received from water rates or otherwise, sufficient with its accumulations to extinguish the debt at maturity. The record of and the securities belonging to any sinking fund of the district shall at all times be open to the inspection of the water commissioners or of any committee of the district duly authorized for the purpose. The provisions of sections eleven, seventeen and twenty-three of chapter twenty-nine of the Public Statutes shall apply to said district.

Approved March 10, 1892.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF WALTHAM TO MAKE ADDI

TIONAL LOANS FOR SEWERS AND DRAINS.

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Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Waltham is hereby authorized, May incur for the purpose of providing further surface drainage in beyond the presaid city, and for the purpose of completing and extend- for drainage and ing its system of sewers, to incur indebtedness and to sewerage pur. issue from time to time bonds, scrip, notes or other certificates of indebtedness therefor, to an amount not exceeding seventy-five thousand dollars beyond the limit of indebtedness now fixed by law for said city. So much of said sum as is borrowed for sewerage purposes shall be upon the terms and conditions set forth in chapter two hundred and five of the acts of the year eighteen hundred

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and ninety, or any acts in amendment thereof or suppleProvisions of mentary thereto; and the provisions of chapter twentyP. S. 29; 1884, 129 to apply.

nine of the Public Statutes relative to debts incurred in
constructing sewers, and of chapter one hundred and
twenty-nine of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and
eighty-four, shall apply to the issue of such bonds, notes
or scrip as are issued for surface drainage, and to the
establishment of a sinking fund for the payment thereof
at maturity.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 10, 1892. Chap. 58 An Act to ESTABLISH THE SALARY

CLERK OF THE MUNICIPAL COURT OF THE CITY OF BOSTON FOR

CIVIL BUSINESS.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: Salary estab. SECTION 1. The salary of the third assistant clerk of lished,

the municipal court of the city of Boston for civil business
shall be fifteen hundred dollars a year, to be so allowed
from the first day of January in the year eighteen hun-
dred and ninety-two.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 14, 1892. Chap. 59 AN ACT RELATING TO THE 188UING OF RAILROAD PASSES AND THE

COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows :

SECTION 1. No railroad corporation shall issue to the sued to men. governor, lieutenant-governor, any member of the council, legislature, etc. any judge of the supreme judicial court or the superior

court, probate court, municipal or district court, or county commissioners, or any member or member elect of the legislature, any free pass, or any ticket entitling him to transportation at a less rate of fare than is demanded of

the public generally. Penalty on SECTION 2. Any officer, agent or employee of a rail

road corporation who issues, delivers or offers to any person mentioned in section one of this act, or to or for any other person at the request, solicitation or procurement of any person mentioned in section one, any free pass or any ticket entitling him to transportation at a less rate of fare than is demanded of the public generally, shall be punished hy a fine of not less than one hundred nor more than one thousand dollars.

Free railroad passes not to be

otlicer of rail. road corpora tion.

members, etc.

for attendance

of members.

SECTION 3. Any person mentioned in section one of Penalty on this act who requests, for himself or another, accepts or uses any free pass upon a railroad, or any ticket entitling him to transportation upon a railroad, for which he has paid a less price than is demanded of the public generally, shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundied por more than one thousand dollars.

SECTION 4. Each member of the senate and house of Compensation representatives shall receive seven hundred and fifty and travel dollars for the regular annual session for which he is elected, and two dollars for every mile of ordinary travelling distance from his place of abode to the place of the sitting of the general court; and the president of the senate and the speaker of the house shall receive double the compensation provided for members, and two dollars for every mile of ordinary travelling distance from his place of abode as aforesaid. SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 14, 1892. AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF FITCHBURG TO INCREASE ITS

Chap. 60 WATER SUPPLY. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Fitchburg, for the purpose of Waverabe supplying water to its inhabitants, is hereby authorized to Wachusett take and hold, by purchase or otherwise, and convey to, ton, etc., for into and through said city the waters of Wachusett lake in water suppls. the towns of Princeton and Westminster and the waters that flow into and from the same, and any water rights connected therewith, and to take and hold, by purchase or otherwise, subject always to the restrictions and limitations hereinafter set forth, such land on and around the margin of said lake, not exceeding five rods in width, as may be necess:ry for the preservation and purity of said waiers : provided, however, if it shall be necessary to take Proviso. any lands within said five rods, and within the limits of any highway or town way in said Westminster, then all damages, cost and expense resulting from the discontinuance of any part of such highway or town way, or from the relocation or reconstruction of the same under proper legal proceedings, shall be assessed upon and paid by the said city of Fitchburg; and to take and hold in like manner such lands as may be necessary for erecting and maintaining dams and reservoirs, and for laying and main

waters of

Westminster, etc.

taining conduits, pipes, drains and other works for collecting, conducting and distributing said waters through and

to said city. May take

SECTION 2. Said city, for the purpose aforesaid, is Meetinghouse hereby authorized to take and hold, by purchase or otherpond in

wise, and to convey to and into the said city, the waters of Meetinghouse pond in the town of Westminster and the waters which flow into and from the same, and any water rights connected therewith, and to take and hold, by purchase or otherwise, such land on and around the margin of said reservoir, not exceeding five rods in width,

as may be necessary for the preservation and purity of Proviso. said waters : provided, however, if it shall be necessary to

take any lands within said five rods and within the limits of any highway or town way in said Westminster, then all damages, cost and expense resulting from the relocation or reconstruction of the same under proper legal proceedings, shall be assessed upon and paid by the said city of Fitchburg; and to take and hold in like manner such lands as may be necessary for erecting and maintaining dams and reservoirs, and for laying and maintaining conduits, pipes, drains and other works for collecting, conducting and distributing said waters through and to

said city. May lay neces. Section 3. Said city is authorized to lay all necessary sary aqueducts

and

proper aqueducts and pipes over or under any watercourse, street, railroad, highway or other ways, or over private lands, in such a manner as not to unnecessarily obstruct or impede travel thereon ; and may enter upon and dig up any such road, street or way, for the purpose of laying down said pipes beneath the surface thereof and for maintaining and replacing the same; but always in such manner and with such care as not to render the roads, streets and ways unnecessarily unsafe or inconvenient to the public travel thereon. Said city in performing said work shall be subject to such reasonable regulations as to time, place and manner of digging up any streets or ways of public travel, for the purpose aforesaid, as shall be made by the selectmen of the town of Westminster, within the limits of said town, for the protection of the public

rights of passage thereon. May take

SECTION 4. Said city is also authorized to take and Wyman's hold, by purchase or otherwise, the waters of Wyman's reservoir, etc.

reservoir, so-called, in the town of Westminster, and the

and pipes.

waters of

not to be deprived of

damages.

waters which flow into and from the same, and any water rights connected therewith, to be used as a compensating reservoir for all damages that would otherwise arise to mill owners by reason of the taking and diverting of the waters of Wachusett lake and Meetinghouse pond; and to take and hold in like manner such lands as may be necessary for building, erecting and maintaining a dam for storing and distributing said waters. Said city is authorized to contract with mill owners whose rights are affected, in relation to the manner and mode of using, controlling and operating said compensating reservoir.

SECTION 5. Nothing in this act contained shall be so Westminster construed as to prevent or restrict the said town of Westminster, at any time hereafter, from taking so much of the right to take waters of said Meetinghouse pond and the waters flow- Meetinghouse ing into the same as may be required for the purpose of supplying its inhabitants with pure water for domestic, tire and other uses, having previously obtained legislative authority for so doing. And in case the said town of Payment of Westminster shall so take the waters of said pond, the said town shall pay to the said city of Fitchburg such sum of money as shall be agreed upon by said town and said city as the just and proportionate part or share of said town of Westminster, of the amount of damages that shall have been lawfully paid by or assessed or awarded against said city of Fitchburg for taking the waters of said Meetinghouse pond or water rights therein or connected therewith, under the provisions of this act And in case said city of Fitchburg and said town of Westminster shall not agree upon the amount to be paid as aforesaid to said city of Fitchburg, then either party may petition the superior court for the appointment of a commission of three suitable persons, who shall hear the parties and determine the amount of money that shall be paid by said town to the city of Fitchburg as the just and proportionate share or part of said town, for damages lawfully paid by, assessed or awarded against said city of Fitchburg for the taking of the waters of said Meetinghouse pond and the waters which flow into the same, and for injury to water rights consequent upon such taking, under the provisions of this act.

SECTION 6. The said city shall, within ninety days To file in after the taking of any lands, rights of way, water rights, deedu descripwater sources or easements as aforesaid, other than by dion of lands,

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