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said line two hundred, feet; thence north eighty-four degrees west one hundred and ninety-five feet, or until it meets the east line of lands which encloses wells; thence south six degrees west sixty-five feet; thence north eightyfour degrees west fifteen feet, to the place of beginning, containing sixty thousand and fifty square feet. Reserving, however, to said town of Pictou, the right to have the water pipes now in the said land remain i herein. and all other rights of the said town, under chapter one hundred and twenty of the Acts of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight, and amendments thereof.
3. Deeds of said real estate shall be made in the name Deeds, how of the town, and be signed by the mayor and town clerk, and sealed with the corporate seal of the town.
4. The town of Pictou is authorized to sell and dispose May sell certain of all or any part of the personal property described in the deed mentioned in section one of this Act.
5. The assessment for municipal taxation of the real and Assessment of personal property of James W. Smith and his associates, situated in the said town of Pictou, south of Water Street, north of the Inter colonial Railway track, west of the Ives' Wbarf (so called), and east of Meagher's slip (so called), while actually used for the purposes of operating and carrying on the business of a flour, meal and feed mill, shall be subject to the conditions following :
(a) That until the year one thousand nine hundred
and sixteen inclusive, the said real and personal
That from the year one thousand nine hundred
year at a value exceeding five thousand dollars.
Smith and his associates, making an assignment
ing actually to use said real and personal property for the purposes mentioned, the exemption granted in this section (five) shall cease and determine, and the said real and personal property shall therèupon become and be liable to assessment and taxa-tion the same as if said section were never enacted..
6. The real and personal property of the Magdalen Islands Development Company, Limited, situated in the said town of Pictou, and used for the purposes of said company's cold storage and shipping business, shall, by virtue of an agreement made, or to be
to be made, between the town of Pictou and the said company, in the period of ten years from one thousand nine hundred and seven until one thousand nine hundred and sisteen inclusive, while the same is actually used and operated for said purposes, be exempt from municipal taxation; provided, that in the event of the said Magdalen Islands Development Company, Limited, making an assignment for the benefit of creditors, or becoming insolvent, or bankrupt, or going into liquidation, or failing, or ceasing effectively tocarry on its said business in the said town of Pictou, or failing or ceasing actually to use said real and personal property for the purposes mentioned, the said exemption shall thereupon cease and determine, and the said real and personal property shall thereupon become and be liable to assessment and taxation the same as if this section were: never enacted.
Free water to certain coinpany.
7. The town of Pictou is authorized, upon such conditions and for such time and times as the Council of said. town shall approve, during the period of ten years mentioned in the next preceding section, to supply the said Magdalen Islands Development Company, Limited, with water, free of charge for the purpose of operating the cold storage plant of said company; provided that the quantity of water so supplied shall not exceed an average daily consumption of two thousand gallons.
8. The Council of said town of Pictou is empowered to do all things and to cause to be made and executed all agreements and conveyances necessary for carrying into effect the provisions of this Act.
Chap. 167, Acts of 1803, amend. ed.
9. Section one of chapter 109 of the Acts of 1903, is. amended by adding thereto the following sub-section :
(3) Provided also, that the Council may sell and supply electricity for the purpose of lighting buildings outside of the limits of said town, but not to extend further than a radius of five miles beyond said limits, and further provided, that this section shall not be construed as in any way affecting the rights or privileges of any company or municipality.
An Act to enable the Town of Westville to borrow Money
for the extension of its Water Works System.
(Passed the 25th day of April, A. D., 1907.)
1. Power to borrow,
4. Sinking fund.
Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows:
1. The town of Westville is authorized, from time to power to time, to borrow upon the credit of the town sums not exceeding, in the whole, ten thousand dollars, for the purpose of extending the water works system of the said town, installed under and by virtue of chapter 95 of the Acts of 1895.
2. Such sums shall be borrowed on debentures to be Debentures. issued in sums of one hundred dollars, or any multiple thereof, at such time or times, bearing interest at such rate, not exceeding five per centum per annum, and redeemable within such time, not, however, exceeding twenty years from the issue thereof, as the Council determines.
3. The Council shall, in each year in which any of said Interest, how
provided. debentures are outstanding, include in the estimates a sufficient sum to pay the interest thercon, and shall rate and collect such sum in the same manner, and with the same remedies, as ordinary rates and taxes.
4. In order to provide a sinking fund to be applied to Sinking fund. the payment of said debentures, the Council shall annually include in the estimates a sum, not, however, to be less than two per cent., as the Council determines.
5. Inasmuch as the ratepayers of the said town have, in Town meeting manner by law provided, already authorized the borrowing
of the said sum hereby authorized, it shall not be necessory to convene any additional meeting of the said ratepayers as a condition precedent to the borrowing of the said money or the issuing of the said debentures, or the doing of any matter or thing by this Act authorized.
6. The provisions of " The Municipal Debentures Act 1902,” shall apply to this Act in so far as the same are not inconsistent herewith.
An Act respecting Chapter 125, Acts of 1901, entitled, “An Act to enable the Town of Liverpool to borrow Money for acquiring a Public Square and erecting a
(Passed the 28th day of March, A. D., 1907.)
1. Building of Opera House legalized.
Whereas, in erecting the town building provided for by chapter 125 of the Acts of 1901, an Opera House or hall for public amusement and meeting, was built and provided as part of or appurtenant to said town building, which Opera House has been in use now for several years to the advantage and for the convenience of the town of Liverpool and its citizens, and doubts have been entertained as to whether, under a strict instruction, said chapter 125 provided for such Opera House, and it is desirable to set such doubts at rest;
Be it, therefore, enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows :
Building of Opera House legalized.
1. The building of said Opera House is hereby legalized and declared to have been as lawful as though special and adequate provision therefor had been contained in said chapter 125, and the words " town building," in said chapter 125, shall be construed for all purposes as comprising and including such Opera House, and said chapter 125 shall
, for all purposes, be coustrued as covering in its terms and fully providing for said Opera House or hall for public amusement and meeting, and the authority of the town of Liverpool to maintain and manage, and to enter ints contracts respecting the same, is hereby confirmed.
An Act respecting Chapter 145, Acts of 1906, and respect
ing Sidewalks in the Town of Liverpool.
(Passed the 25th day of April, A. D., 1907.)
Preamble. 1. Absence of resolution of lown
Whereas, the town of Liverpool, in intended compliance Preamble. with chapter 145 of the Acts of 1906, entitled, “An Act relating to Sidewalks in the Town of Liverpool," has during the year 1906, constructed several hundred feet of concrete or permanent sidewalks, to the advantage of owners of the real estate in front of which such sidewalks have been constructed, and of the town generally, and it is desirable that the town be fully empowered to enforce the charge against such owners, as in said Act provided, notwithstanding any omission or want of any formal resolution by said Act contemplated;
Be it, therefore enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows :
1. The absence of any resolution of the Town Council, Absence of resounder either section 1 or 2 of said chapter 145, shall not, as Council. respects any of said sidewalks so constructed in the year 1906, afford any legal or valid answer, defence or objection to the enforcement of any of the provisions of said chapter 145 in respect to any charge against any owner or owners, or in respect to any lien on real estate, as in section 3 of said chapter 145, mentioned or provided.
2. Nothing in this chapter shall apply to any action or This Act not to proceeding heretofore begun or instituted in any court.
apply in certain Cüses.