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CHAPTER CCXII.

A SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled An act to incorporate the New Jersey

State Agricultural Society.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Society may the State of New Jersey, That in addition to the powers rules and

regulations. granted to the society in virtue of the act to which this is a supplement, and the “Act concerning corporations," approved February fourteenth, eighteen hundred and fortysix, and the supplements thereto, it shall be competent and lawful for the said society by its officers and in such manner as its by-laws may direct, to institute and establish such rules and regulations as may be necessary for maintaining order and preventing disturbance at the fairs and exhibi. tions of the said society, and shall have police jurisdiction within the distance of one mile from the boundaries of the grounds on which said fairs and exhibitions shall be held, with power within that distance to prevent the unlawful sale of ardent spirits and to prevent gambling and every breach of the peace or laws of the state, and for the purpose of enforcing such rules and regulations, and the carry. ing out of such police jurisdiction and the prevention of the unlawful sale of ardent spirits, gambling and breaches of the peace; the officers of the said society may from time to time appoint as many persons as they may deem necessary for the said purposes, and the said persons shall be at all times when in the exercise of the functions hereby assigned to them distinguished by some badge openly worn upon their persons, designating their offices, and they shall have power and authority to arrest and detain all such offenders, and to take them before a justice of the peace or other competent authority within the jurisdiction wherein the said grounds shall be situate for examination.

2. And be it enacted, That this act shall be taken and con- Public act. sidered as a public act, and shall take effect immediately.

Approved March 23, 1859.

CHAPTER CCXIII.

A SUPPLEMENT to an act entitled "An act to authorize commissioners to dig

a ditch from some point on the Passaic river, at or near Pine Brook, in a direct course or as near as may be, to some point on the said river at or near the mouth of Deepewall Brook, in the county of Essex, for the purpose of draining the flowed lands on the said river and its tributaries, and relieve the people in the vicinity thereof of sickness and diseases caused thereby," approved March eleventh, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight.

Time for completion of work.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That the commissioners mentioned and provided for in the act to which this is a supplement shall perform and complete the duties required of them by the act aforesaid on or before the first day of September, eighteen hundred and sixty-four; and so much of the said act as requires said commissioners to complete their said duties before the time last mentioned, be and the same is hereby repealed.

Approved March 23, 1859.

CHAPTER CCXIV.

SUPPLEMENT to an act entitled "An act to incorporate the Somerville

and Easton Railroad Company."

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Company to the State of New Jersey, That the said Somerville and Easton arrearages

claimed. Railroad Company, within six months from and after the date of this act, pay to the treasurer of this state the sum of thirteen thousand one hundred and twenty dollars and nineteen cents, being the amount of arrearages of tax reported by him to be due; and that in default thereof, the said company and the treasurer with the aid of the attorney general are authorized and required to submit all questions between them in reference to the amount of said tax upon a case by them mutually to be agreed upon to the opinion and judgment of the supreme court, and the said treasurer is hereby authorized and required to receive from the said company such amount, if anything, as may be found due according to the opinion of said court, and to give a full acquittance and discharge to said company.

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

Approved March 23, 1859.

CHAPTER CCXV.

A SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled “ An act to regulate fees," approved

April fifteen, eighteen hundred and forty-six.

Payment of fees to governor.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That from and after the passage of this act the fee of the governor for "the seal to every certificate, exemplification, or other paper," authorized by the second section of the act to which this is a supplement, shall be paid in all cases not otherwise provided for by law, by the person receiving the "certificate, exemplification, or other paper," to the secretary of state, for the use of the governor, at the time and before the delivery of such certificate, exemplification, or other paper.

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

Approved March 23, 1859.

CHAPTER CCXVI.

SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled “ An act to regulate fences," passed Janu

ary twenty-third, A. D. seventeen hundred and ninety-nine.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Provisions the State of New Jersey, That so much of the act to which not to extend

to certain this is a supplement as requires that all fences set in the cases. line of partition between persons, either of whom improve their adjoining lands, shall be so close, strong and sufficient as to prevent sheep from going through or under the same, shall not hereafter apply or be extended to lands of adjoining owners lying upon streams or rivers subject to overflow, commonly known as low-land meadow, but said owners shall be exempt from fencing as against sheep in all such cases, unless by mutual agreement; provided always, Proviso. that nothing in this act shall exempt the owners of said lands from fencing against horses and neat cattle, as required by existing laws.

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

Approved March 23, 1859.

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