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CHAP. 77

No person, firm, association or corporation shall can, preserve or pickle, or cause to be canned, preserved or pickled, any lobsters except between the twentieth day of April and the first day of July following, in each year; and during said days it shall be unlawful to can, preserve or pickle lobsters less than nine inches in length, alive or dead, measured as aforesaid ; and for every lobster canned, preserved or pickled contrary to the provisions of this section, every person, firm, association or corporation so canning, preserving or pickling, shall be liable to a penalty of five dollars for every lobster so canned, preserved or pickled, and a further penalty of three hundred dollars for every day on which such unlawful canning, preserving or pickling is carried on ;' so that said section as amended, shall read as follows:

SECT. 4. No person, firm, association or corporation shall

" can, preserve or pickle, or cause to be canned, preserved or pickled, any lobsters except between the twentieth day of April and the first day of July following, in each year; and during said days it shall be unlawful to can, preserve or pickle lobsters less than nine inches in length, alive or dead, measured as aforesaid ; and for every lobster canned, preserved or pickled contrary to the provisions of this section, every person, firm, association or corporation so canning, preserving or pickling shall be liable to a penalty of five dollars for every lobster so canned, preserved or pickled, and a further penalty of three hundred dollars for every day on which such unlawful canning, preserving or pickling is carried on.'

Canning of lob. sters between April 20 and July 1, or of less length than 9 inches, prohibited.

-penalty.

Approved March 19, 1891.

Chapter 77.

An Act to amend section one hundred and thirty-six of chapter fifty-one of the Revised

Statutes, relating to Railroad Loans.

Sec. 136, ch. 51,
R. S., amended.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, as follows:

Sect. 1. Section one hundred and thirty-six of chapter fifty-one is hereby amended by inserting after the word 'aforesaid' in the first line the words 'or under authority conferred by special act of the legislature,' and by inserting the words ‘or fund’ after the word pay in the second line, and by

payment of loan.

CHAP. 78 striking out all after the word principal” in the third line, and adding any town or city receiving money, bonds, certificates of indebtedness or other evidence of debt in consideration of exchange, release or sale of its securities held to indemnify said city or town for having loaned its credit, or issued its bonds in aid of any railroad shall hold such money, bonds, certificates of indebtedness or other evidence of debt, or the proceeds thereof as a trust fund to liquidate such outstanding liabilities so long as they may continue.' Said section as amended, shall read as follows:

SECT. 136. A city or town raising money by loan as Provisions for aforesaid or under authority conferred by special act of the legislature, shall raise and pay or fund besides the interest, each year after the third, not less than three per cent of the principal. Any town or city receiving money, bonds, certificates of indebtedness or other evidence of debt in consideration of exchange, release or sale of its securities held to indemnify said city or town for having loaned its credit, or issued its bonds in aid of any railroad shall hold such money, bonds, certificates of indebtedness, or other evidence of debt or the proceeds thereof as a trust fund to liquidate such outstanding liabilities so long as they may continue.' SECT. 2. This act shall take effect when approved.

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Approved March 19, 1891.

Chapter 78.

An Act additional to chapter sixty-seven, section thirty-five of the Revised Statutes, relating

to the adoption of Children.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, as follows:

That chapter sixty-seven, section thirty-five of the revised Legal effect of statutes be amended, by adding at the end of said section as child. follows: «In case of the death of such adopted child before arriving at the age of twenty-one years, unmarried and without issue, all property which such child shall have received by virtue of such adoption, in whatever form it may then be, and not expended for his or her support, shall descend the same as if such child were the child by birth of his adopters.'

adoption of

Approved March 19, 1891.

CHAP. 79

Chapter 79.

An Act in relation to the business of Loan and Building Associations.

Foreign loan and building association doing business in this State, restricted.

Bank examiner may authorize associations to do business in

with State treasurer.

-what securities deposit may consist of.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, as follows:

Sect. 1. Except as is hereinafter provided no person, association or corporation shall carry on the business of accumulating the savings of its members and loaning to them such accumulations in the manner of loan and building associations within this state, unless incorporated under the laws thereof for such purpose.

SECT. 2. The bank examiner may authorize any such

association or corporation duly established under the laws of this State, upon another state to carry on such business in this state, but said

association or corporation shall not transact such business in this state unless it shall first deposit with the state treasurer, the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars and thereafter a sum equal to fifteen per cent of the deposits made in such association or corporation by citizens of the state, the amount of percentage of deposits so required to be determined from time to time by the bank examiner; or in lieu thereof the whole or any part of said sum may consist of any of the securities in which savings banks may invest, as regulated in section one hundred of chapter forty-seven, revised statutes, and acts amendatory thereof, at their par value, and the said deposit shall be held in trust by said treasurer for the protection and indemnity of the residents of the state with whom such associations or corporations respectively have done or may transact business. Said moneys or property shall be paid out or disposed of only on the order of some court of competent jurisdiction, made on due notice to the attorney general of the state, and upon such notice to the creditors and shareholders of such association or

corporation as the court shall prescribe. For the purpose of make examina. ascertaining the business and financial condition of any such

association or corporation doing or desiring to do such business, said bank examiner may make examinations of such associations or corporations, at such times and at such places as said bank exaininer may desire, the expense of such examinations being paid by the association or corporation examined, and may also require returns to be made in such form and at such times as he may elect. Whenever, upon examination

- shall be held in trust for benefit of creditors.

-bank examiner may

tion of such associations.

-may revoke

found doing

hazardous to

or otherwise, it is the opinion of the bank examiner that any

CHAP. 80 such association or corporation is transacting business in such uthority okien manner as to be hazardous to the public, or its condition is business such as to render further proceedings by it hazardous to the the public. public, said bank examiner shall revoke or suspend the anthority given to said association or corporation ; but this section shall not prevent such association, corporation or institution incorporated under laws of another state, from loaning money upon mortgages of real estate located within the state.

Sect. 3. Every such person, association or corporation All associations transacting business in the state at the time of the passage of at pan-age of this act, sball, within sixty days after such passage, conform conform to its to the requirements of this act.

SECT. 4. Whoever violates any provision of the preceding Penalty for sections, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars; and any provision thereof mayon petition, be enforced by injunction issued by a justice of the supreme judicial court or of the superior court.

doing business

act, shall

violation.

Approved March 19, 1891.

Chapter So.
An Act to amend section thirty-one of chapter forty of the Revised Statutes, relating to

Inland Fisheries, as amended by chapter two hundred and sixty of the laws of eighteen
hundred and eighty-five, chapter seventy-seven of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-
seven, and chapter two hundred and nine of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-nine.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, as follows: Section thirty-one of chapter forty of the revised statutes, Sec. 31, ch. 40,

R. S., as as amended by chapter two hundred and sixty of the laws of amended. eighteen hundred and eighty-five, chapter seventy-seven of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, and chapter two hundred and nine of the laws of eighteen hundred and eightynine is hereby amended by striking out all of said section after the figures “thirty-one,” and inserting the following words: The following waters and their tributaries are -waters

exempted from exempt from provisions relating to migratory fishes, and the

provisions supervision of fish-ways by the commissioners, that is to say: migratory fish. Royall's river, in North Yarmouth; Sewall’s pond, or its

relating to

CHAP. 81

outlet, in Arrowsic; so much of the waters of the Damariscotta river as are west of the railroad bridge, near Damariscotta Mills; all waters in Vinalhaven, Bluehill, Tremont, Mount Desert, Eden, Franklin, and Sullivan ; Tunk river in Steuben ; Pleasant river in Washington county; and the East Macbias river;' so that said section, as amended, shall read as follows;

SECT. 31. The following waters and their tributaries are exempt from provisions relating to migratory fishes, and the supervision of fish-ways by the commissioners, that is to say ; Royall’s river in North Yarmouth, Sewall's pond, or its outlet in Arrowsic; so much of the waters of the Damariscotta river as are west of the railroad bridge, near Damariscotta Mills; all waters in Vinalhaven, Bluebill, Tremont, Mount Desert, Eden, Franklin and Sullivan ; Tunk river in Steuben, Pleasant river in Washington county; and the East Machias river.'

Approved March 21, 1891.

Sec. 4, ch. 141,
R. 8., amended.

Chapter 81.

1.7 An Act to amend section four of chapter one hundred and forty one of the Revised Statutes,

relating to Vagrants, as amended. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, as follows:

Section four of chapter one hundred and forty-one of the revised statutes amended and approved March seventeen, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, is hereby amended by striking out all after the word .shops' in eighteenth line of said section four, chapter one hundred and forty-three of the acts and resolves of the state of Maine for the year eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, so that said section shall read as follows:

•SECT. 4. A municipal or police court, or trial justice in his county, on complaint under oath, may commit to said house for a term not exceeding ninety days, all rogues, vagabonds and idle persons going about in any town in the county, begging ; persons using any subtle craft, jugglery, or unlawful games or plays, or for the sake of gain pretending to have knowledge in physiognomy, palmistry, to tell destinies or fortunes or [to discover lost or stolen goods; common

Persons liable to be sent to the house of correction.

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