Слике страница



tou for ten laps, the • chancellor on petition may ap


may take

An act for the relief of citizens on the line of any railroad

that has or may hereafter fail or neglect to operate. If compan: :1. Be it Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of ies full, to the State of New Jersey, That it any railroad company in tufeir fail: this state has or may hereafter fail or neglect to run daily

trains on any part of its road for the space of ten days, then the chancellor of this state, upon petition of any

citizens of this state, and due proof of the facts, shall speedpoint a re

ily appoint a receiver, which said receiver by order of the Receiver chancellor, shall be and is hereby empowered and required possession

to take possession of all the real and personal property of of and oper- said company, and to operate said road and transact the or

dinary business thereof in the transportation of freight and

passengers for such time as the chancellor may direct, and Expenses all expenses incurred thereby shall be a first lien on all the

earnings thereof prior to any other claim, and the surplus, if any, be distributed as the chancellor may direct.

2. And be it enacted, That whenever the chancellor shall incumber... appoint a receiver of any railroad company, said receiver el personal shall apply all unincumbered persooal effects and all monand moneys eys which may be transferred to him at the time of enter.

, transferred' ing upon his duties as such receiver toward the payment of

wages at that time due the employees of said company and

the chancellor may from time to time make such orders as at the time he may deem proper to equitably carry out the provisions

of this section; provided that no such payments shall be Chancellor made for more than two months wages. orders to 3. And be it enacted, That this act shall be deemed a pub

lic act, and take effect immediately.

Approved February 12, 1874.

lien on earnings.



to him, to

the pay:

ment of

of the transfer.

may issue

receiver. Payment of wages to be not more than for two months

[ocr errors]
[blocks in formation]

An act to legalize certain publications in a newspaper known

as the "Sunday Call,” of Newark.


County may



1. Be it ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Legal adthe State of New Jersey, That from and after the passage of weente this act the sheriff, surrogate, county clerk, or other officer Essex of the county of Essex, be and they are hereby empowered be publishto publish in the newspaper now published in the city of sd in SunNewark, in the county of Essex, and known as the “Sunday Call, any legal advertisement or other notice that they or either of them are now authorized to publish by law.

2. And be it enacted, that the comptroller of the state is Comptrollhereby authorized to audit and draw his warrant for the er to order payment of the bill of the “Sunday Call,” for the publica- for publication of the laws of the session of eighteen hundred and sev- of 1873. enty-three, at the same rate as allowed to other papers published in Essex county, on receiving proof of publication thereol.

3. And be it enacted, That any advertisement or notice pub- Previous lished in said paper shall have the same effect, and be as le- pohlica, gal as if published in any other paper in said county.

4. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effecť immediately.

Approved February 17, 1874.

of laws

tions legal ized,


A further supplement to an act entitled "An Act authoriz

ing the sale of lands held in trust in certain cases,” ap-
proved April sixth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That whenever by any last will and when lands

sold for


may ap

dain the


testaments, lands and real estate are devised to, or whenever by any deed, lands and real estate are conveyed to or in trust for any person or persons for life, or until the happening of some event in such will or deed named, and said taxes or as- lands and real estate so devised or conveyed, shall or have chancellor become chargeable with or liable to taxes or assessments, point a trus. for the payment whereof no adequate provision is made in tee and or- such will, or afforded by the estate of the testator, or prosale of the vided for in such deed, and such lands and real estate have been sold or shall be liable to be sold for such taxes or as sessments by virtue of any laws of this state, whereby the interests of the owner or owners of the particular estate or of the estate in remainder in said lands and real estate, and named in said will, or said deed, may be injured or impaired, it shall be lawful for the court of chancery of this state, upon application of any such owner or owners, and upon consideration of the circumstances of the case to appoint a trustee or trustees for all said owners, and to order and decree that such trustee or trustees or the survivor of them, shall sell and convey such land and real estate or any part Trustees to thereof, which trustee or trustees shall give such bonds for

or real estate held in trust or contingen

cy are lia

ble to be

give bonds,

and convey the faithful performance of his or their trust, and shall

the proper

ty and hold make such sale as said chancellor may direct; and when

the proceeds of

such decree shall be made and such bond given, said trustee or trustees or survivor may sell and convey said lands and the orders real estate free, clear, and discharged of any interest of said

the sale subject to

of the chancellor.

owners therein; and the proceeds of such sale, after the payment of said taxes or assessments, shall be held by such trustee, subject to the provisions of said will or said deed relating to said lands and real estate, in such manner as the chancellor may direct.

2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved February 18, 1874.


An act to defray the expense of the constitutional commission.

to pay ex


of members


1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Treasurer the State of New Jersey, That for the purpose of defraying penses of the expense of the constitutional commission appointed by the comthe governor in pursuance of a joint resolution approved and salary April fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, the treas- and ofurer of this state is hereby directed to pay, upon the warrant of the comptroller, the following sums: for the expenses of stationery, printing, postage, &c., incurred by said. commission in the performance of their duties, an amount not exceeding six hundred and seventy-five dollars; to the president and each of the members, the sum of three hundred dollars for the entire session or proportionately for any part of the session; to each of the secretaries, the sum of five hundred dollars, and to the sergeant-at-arms, the sum of one hundred dollars.

2. And be it enacted, that this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved February 19, 1874.


A further supplement to the act entitled, "An act for the better securing the property of married women," approved March twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and fifty


1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That any married woman who now Married is, or may hereafter become entitled, by gift, devise, or be- women

may, with

convey any


any real or personal property.

the concur- quest, to any contingent estate, or interest in any real husband, or personal property or estate, may, with the concurrence interest of her husband, compound and receipt for, assign and conmay be en- Vey the same, in all cases where she lawfully might, if a titled to in feme sole; and every release, receipt, assignment, discharge, agreement, covenant, or contract, thereupon entered into by her in regard to the same and to the said property, shall be as valid and binding in every respect, upon her, her heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, and any and all persons claiming under her, them or either of them, as if she were, at the time of entering into the same, a feme sole, and, when duly executed and acknowledged in the manner and to be provided by law for conveyance of real estate, may be rerecorded as corded in the surrogate's office, and whenever it relates to real estate, in the clerk's or register's office, of the proper county or counties, in the same manner and with like effect as other receipts and discharges may now be recorded therein.

she were
a feme sole,

are like pa-

All agreements en

tered into

by her thereupon

to be as

How printing shall be done.

2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved February 26, 1874.


An act relative to the Public Printing.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That the laws enacted at each session of the legislature shall hereafter be printed in the same general style in which the volume of laws was printed in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one, excepting that the laws shall be collated and indexed under the three heads of general public acts, special public acts, and private acts; also, that the legislative documents shall be hereafter printed in the same style in which the said work was done in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one; also, that the journals of the senate and minutes of the joint meetings, and executive sessions, and the minutes of the house of assembly shall be printed hereafter

« ПретходнаНастави »