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ninety-one is hereby amended by inserting in the second 1891, 428,
line, after the word “ union", the words : or county,
by inserting in the fourth line, after the word “ commit-
ment”, the words: — and with the consent of the county
commissioners of the county in which such truant school
is established, — and by inserting in the seventh line,
after the word “union", the words :- or county, - so as
to read as follows: - Section 1.

Section 1. The school committee Removal of of any city or town in any county or counties where a or county union or county truant school has been or shall hereafter truant schools. be established, may, with the approval of the court making the original commitment and with the consent of the county commissioners of the county in which such truant school is established, cause all persons .confined in the truant or farm school in such city or town, when such farm school is a truant school, to be removed to such union or county truant school to complete the term for which they were originally committed, subject however to the provisions of law as to release before the expiration of such term. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 15, 1892. AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PACKING AND BRANDING OF NAILS.

Chap 63 Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Wire nails shall be packed and the pack- Wire nails to be ages marked or branded as required by sections fifty-six branded.

P. 8. 60, $$ 56, and fifty-seven of chapter sixty of the Public Statutes in 57. the case of wrought and cut nails.

SECTION 2. If a cask, package or quantity of wrought Penalty for or cut nails, wire nails or brads, manufactured in this casks, etc., of Commonwealth or elsewhere and not branded or marked branded. as required by said section fifty-seven, is offered or exposed for sale within this Commonwealth or put on board a vessel or carriage of conveyance, excepting when so put on board in order to be carried out of the Commonwealth, the same shall be forfeited.

SECTION 3. Whoever counterfeits a brand used or Penalty for intended to be used for the purpose of marking a cask of etc., te brand, nails or brads, or destroys or alters a mark or impression of Cubko, etc. made by another person's brand on a cask of wrought or cut nails, wire nails or brads, and causes a different impression by such counterfeit brand to be marked or impressed thereon, or shifts any such nails or brads from

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one branded cask to another and thereby avails himself

of another person's brand, shall forfeit twenty dollars. Disposition of

SECTION 4. All moneys for forfeitures recovered or received by virtue of this act shall enure one half to the

informer and one half to the Commonwealth. Repeal.

SECTION 5. Sections fifty-eight, fifty-nine and sixty of chapter Sixty of the Public Statutes are hereby repealed.

SECTION 6. This act shall take effect upon the first July 1, 1892. day of July in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-two.

Approved March 15, 1892. Chap. 64 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF BROCKTON

ADDITIONAL WATER LOAN.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Brockton, for the purposes

mentioned in section four of chapter one hundred and $100,000.

twenty-four of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, may issue from time to time notes, bonds or scrip, signed by its treasurer and countersigned by its mayor, to be denominated on the face thereof, Brockton Water Loan, to an amount not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars in addition to the amounts heretofore authorized by law to be issued by the town or city of Brockton for the same purposes; said notes, bonds or scrip to be issued upon the same terms and conditions and with the same powers as are provided in said act for the issue of the Brockton water loan by the town of Brockton : provided, that the whole amount of such notes, bonds or scrip issued by said town and city for the same purposes shall not exceed the amount of six hundred and

twenty thousand dollars. Bubject to

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its actwo thirds vote ceptance by a vote of two thirds of all the members of each branch of the city council of said city of Brockton.

Approved March 15, 1892.

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acceptance by a

of the city council.

MAINTAIN

Chap. 65 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE

OF LAWRENCE

BRIDGE OVER THE NORTH CANAL OF THE ESSEX COMPANY ON

BROADWAY IN SAID CITY.

May maintain a bridge over the north canal of the Essex Com. pany.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Lawrence is hereby authorized and required hereafter to maintain and keep in good repair a sufficient bridge over the north canal and lock of

indenture rati.

the Essex Company where said canal crosses Broadway in said city; and the said Essex Company is bereby relieved and discharged from all duty and liability imposed upon said company by the fourth section of chapter one hundred and sixty-three of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and forty-five or any act in addition thereto, to make and maintain such bridge.

SECTION 2. The agreement of indenture executed by Agreement and and between the said city of Lawrence and the said Essex fied. Company, on the thirty-first day of July in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-one, providing for the maintenance of such bridge by the said city of Lawrence, and the discharge of the said Essex Company from all further duty or liability in respect thereto, is hereby ratified and confirmed. SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 15, 1892. AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE FEOFFEES OF THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Chap 66

IN THE TOWN OF IPSWICH TO SELL AND CONVEY CERTAIN REAL

ESTATE.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The feoffees of the grammar school in the May sell, etc., town of Ipswich may sell and convey by deed executed cerindo read by their treasurer, all their rights and interest in Jeffreys Neck pasture in said Ipswich.

SECTION 2. Said feoffees may deposit the net proceeds Disposition of of such sale in any savings bank in this Commonwealth, proceeds of sale. or may invest the same in any securities in which such savings banks are now or may hereafter be authorized to invest their deposits, the income thereof to be used for the support of said grammar school, agreeable to an act incorporating certain persons as feoffees of said school and for regulating the same, passed in the year seventeen hundred and sixty-five and made perpetual by an act passed on the fourteenth day of February in the year seventeen hundred and eighty-seven. SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 15, 1892. AN ACT TO RAISE THE STANDARD OF THE ILLUMINATING POWER

Chap 67 Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Section fourteen of chapter sixty-one of P:8. 61, $ 143, the Public Statutes, as amended by chapter two hundred 252, amended.

OF GAS.

and fifty of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-six and chapter two hundred and fifty-two of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and pinety, is hereby amended by striking out in the thirteenth line of said section, the word “fifteen”, and inserting in place thereof

the word : - sixteen, so as to read as follows: SecInspection and tion 14. The gas of every company supplying more than minating gas. fifty consumers shall be inspected at least twice a year,

and one additional inspection shall be made for every six million cubic feet of gas supplied by each company; but the gas of no company shall be inspected oftener than once a week. All such inspections shall be made by the inspector or his assistant, and one fourth at least of all such inspections shall be made by the inspector. The gas shall be tested for illuminating power by means of a disc photometer, and, during such test, shall be burned from the burner best adapted to it, which is at the same time

suitable for domestic use, and at as near the rate of five Penalty. feet per hour as is practicable. When the gas of any

company is found on three consecutive inspections to give
less light than sixteen standard English candles, or to
contain more than twenty grains of sulphur or ten grains
of ammonia per hundred cubic feet of gas, or any sulphu-
retted hydrogen, a fine of one hundred dollars shall be
paid by such company to the city or town supplied by it.
When during the test the consumption of gas varies from
five feet per hour, or the candle from one hundred and
twenty grains per hour, a proportionate correction shall
be made for the candle power.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 15, 1892.

Chap. 68 AN ACT AUTHORIZING ADVANCES TO THE METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE

COMMISSIONERS.

Adrances from the treasury

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Until the completion of the systems of may be made to sewerage provided for in chapter four hundred and thirtycommissloners nine of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and eighty

nine, the clerk of the board of metropolitan sewerage commissioners or such other person as said board may designate, may have advanced to him from the money in the treasury of the Commonwealth known as the Metropolitan Sewerage Loan, such sums, not exceeding ten thousand dollars at any time, as the auditor may certify to be

necessary to enable said board to make direct payment upon its pay rolls and other accounts.

The person so designated by said board shall give a bond with sufficient sureties, to be approved by the auditor of the Commonwealth, in the sum of ten thousand dollars. SECTION 2.

As soon as may be after expending such Statement in advance, and in any case within thirty days from the expended to be receipt thereof, the officer who has received money of the auditor. Commonwealth under the provisions of this act shall file with the auditor a statement in detail of the sums expended subsequent to the previous accounting, approved by the board, if any, authorized to supervise such expenditure, and, where it is practicable to obtain them, receipts or other like vouchers of the persons to whom the payments have been made. SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 16, 1892.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE LAYING OUT OF WAYS IN THE TOWN OF

Chap. 69 BROOKLINE. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

Section 1. In the laying out, locating anew, altering Laying out, or widening of ways in the town of Brookline, whether ing, ete way made under the provisions of law authorizing the assess

in Brookline. ment of betterments or not, the selectmen of said town and the county commissioners of Norfolk county shall have power to lay out and reserve, between the side lines of such ways, spaces for the special use of persons riding on horseback; for the special use of street railways, whether operated by animal or other power, on such conditions and subject to such regulations as the selectmen of the said town may from time to time adopt, and for special use as planting spaces : provided, however, that Proviso. no way in said town, laid out, located anew, altered or widened by said selectmen under this act, shall be established until the same shall have been accepted and allowed by said town, in town meeting, in the manner now or hereafter provided by law for the acceptance and allowance by towns of town ways.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage subject to so far as to allow said town to vote upon the acceptance majority vote. thereof, but shall not take full effect until the same shall have been accepted by a majority of the voters of said town present and voting by ballot at a town meeting called for this purpose.

Approved March 16, 1892.

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