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An Act to Incorporate the "A. B. C. Club."
(Passed the 23rd day of April, A, D, 1999.)
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6. Debenture stock.
Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly as follows:
1. James T. Norris, Thomas Stokes, William I. Incorporation. Hubley, George A. Fraser, Thomas Robinson, Adam B. Crosby, John C. O'Mullin and William F. O'Connor, all of the City of Halifax, in the County of Halifax, Province of Nova Scotia, and such other members as now are active or honorary members of the organization existing in said City of Halifax, and known as “ The A. B. C. Club,” together with all persons who shall hereafter be admitted as active or honorary members of said club, are hereby created a body corporate by the name of The A. B. C. Club, Limited, and shall hereinafter be referred to as "The Club."
2. The club shall have a common seal and the right Common Seal. to acquire, hold and convey real and personal property to the extent or amount of ten thousand dollars.
3. The real and personal property now owned by Property the A. B. C. Club are hereby vested in the corporation hereby created.
4. The management of the property of the club Management shall be vested in a board of not more than eleven directors. The club shall have six representatives on such board of directors, to wit, the president, the vice-president, secretary, treasurer, and two members of the club; and the debenture stockholders of the club shall elect five of their number to such board of directors. All of the directors shall be elected annually at such time and in such manner as the club shall by and in its by-laws determine.
5. The club shall make by-laws, rules and regulations not inconsistent with this act nor with the general laws of the Province; but no such by-laws, rules and regulations shall have any force or effect until approved by the Governor-in-Council
(a) for the regulation of the club, its property
(b) for the issue, flotation, security, control and
redemption of the debenture stock of the club, and may, from time to time, alter, change or amend such of said by-laws, or any of them, as shall have been made under authority of clause (a) hereof, but as to clause (b) hereof, shall not have power to change or amend such by-lawsafter any debenture stock shall have been issued.
6. For the purpose of providing for the liquidation of certain existing mortgage and other indebtedness of the club, the board of directors is hereby empowered under the authority of a majority vote of the members present at a meeting called for that purpose, to issue under the hands of the president and secretary and the seal of the club, debenture stock of the club to the extent or amount of fifteen hundred dollars par value. The par value of each share of such debenture stock shall be five dollars.
7. For the purpose of securing payment of such debenture stock the directors may, under the hands of the president and secretary of the club, execute and deliver unto a trustee or trustees,a mortgage or deed of trust of all or any portion of the property, real or personal, of the club, and whether owned by it at the date of such deed or mortgage or thereafter acquired. And the legal title to all property acquired subsequently to the date of such mortgage or deed of trust, shall vest in said trustee or trustees for the debenture stockholders as soon as the same is acquired and owned by the club.
8. No member or director of the club shall be personally liable for the debts or liabilities of the club,
or for any part thereof, unless he shall have rendered himself liable therefor by becoming surety therefor.
9. The club shall have power to sue and be sued Power to sue in the corporate name.
An Act to Amend Chapter 147, Acts of 1897, entitled “An Act to Incorporate the Acadia District of the Independent Order of Oddfellows,
Manchester Unity, Friendly Society."
Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows:
1. Section 4 of Chapter 147 of the Acts of 1897, is amended! hereby amended by striking out the word “ten” in the fifth line of said section, and substituting therefor the word "fifty.”
An Act to Incorporate the Amherst Cemetery Company,
of Amherst, in the County of Cumberland.
(Passed the 23rd day of April. A. D. 1909.)
of a lot.
treasurer duties of.
Moneys from lot sales, how
expended. 18. Corporation meeting to be
Deeds, how given
Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows:
1. Hon. Amos B. Etter, J. Clarence Purdy, R. Charles Fuller, Alexander G. MacKenzie, J. Fred. Christie, Dr. D. A. Steele and William M. Read, and their associates and successors in office, are hereby constituted a body corporate under the name of “The Amherst Cemetery Company,” for the purpose of receiving, conducting and managing the cemetery situated at the Town of Amherst, in the County of Cumberland.
Authorized to take possession of a lot.
2. The said corporation is authorized and empowered to take charge and possession of all that lot of land situated at the Town of Amherst, in said County, and now constituting and known as the Amherst Cemetery, bounded and described as follows;- Beginning at an iron post on the south side of Pleasant Street, and being at the northeastern corner of the Roman Catholic Cemetery lot; thence running south seventynine degrees east four hundred and ten feet, or until it reaches the western boundary of Church Street; thence south thirty-four degrees east six hundred and twenty-two feet; thence south fifty-six degrees west one hundred and fourteen feet, eight inches; thence south thirty-four degrees east hundred and
seventy-three feet eight inches; thence south fiftyseven degrees west five hundred and eighty feet three inches; thence south three degrees east two hundred and forty-eight feet; thence south sixty-eight degrees and thirty minutes west eight hundred and twentythree feet three inches to property of H. S. Pipes; thence north five degrees east eight hundred and eighty feet; thence south eighty-six degrees east three hundred and sixty feet eight inches; thence north four degrees east two hundred and fifteen feet; thence at right angles to last course a distance of five feet; thence north four degrees east five hundred and ninety-one feet, more or less, to the iron post at corner first mentioned, the place of beginning, containing twentyfour and sixty-four one-hundredths acres, the same being the lands conveyed by certain indenture bearing date the 18th day of October, 1875, and recorded in the office of the Registrar of Deeds at Amherst, Nova Scotia, on the 2nd day of September, 1876, in Book VV, page 578, and made between Hon. Robert B. Dickey and Mary Blair Dickey, his wife, of the one part, and the Amherst Cemetery Company, a body corporate under the Joint Stock Companies' Act, of the other part; also by another certain indenture bearing date the 6th day of May, 1901, and recorded in the office of the said Registrar, at Amherst aforesaid, on the 6th day of June, 1902, in Book 63, page 283, and made between William M. Read and Eliza R. Read, his wife; William D. Main and Margaret B. Main, his wife; William Holmes and Martha A. Holmes, his wife; George W. Christie and Sabra E. Christie, his wife; and Charles S. Chapman and Susannah Chapman, his wife, of the one part, and the said Amherst Cemetery Company of the other part; also by another certain indenture bearing date the 24th day of July, 1905, and recorded in the office of the said Registrar, at Amherst aforesaid, on the 19th day of July, 1907, in Book 86, page 336, and made between James A. Dickey, William M. Read and Eliza R. Read, his wife; George W. Christie and Sabra Christie, his wife; Charles H. Bent and Martha Bent, his wife; R. Charles Fuller and Sophie Fuller, his wife, and Charles S. Chapman and Susannah Chapman, his wife, of the one part, and the Amherst Cemetery Company, a Joint Stock Company incorporated under the provisions of Chap