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preceding section shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars.

SECT. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. May 19, 1882.

CHAPTER 245.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE SALARIES OF CERTAIN JUSTICES

AND COURT OFFICERS.

Salaries of cer-
tain justices
and court
ofiicers.
Pub. Sts, ch
151, $ 61,
amended.

SECTION 1. Section sixty-four of chapter one hundred and fiftyfour of the Public Statutes is amended so that the salaries of the justices, clerks, assistant clerk, and constables hereinafter named shall be respectively as follows: Of the Police Court of Fitchburg, the salary of the justice shall be twelve hundred dollars a year, and of the clerk seven hundred dollars a year; of the Police Court of Haverhill, the salary of the justice shall be eighteen hundred dollars a year, and of the clerk eight hundred dollars a year; of the Police Court of Newburyport, the salary of the justice shall be twelve hundred dollars a year, and of the clerk seven hundred dollars a year; of the Police Court of Somerville, the salary of the justice shall be fourteen hundred dollars a year, and the salary of the clerk shall be eight hundred dollars a year; of the District Court of Central Berkshire, the salary of the clerk shall be eight hundred dollars a year; of the First District Court of Essex, the salary of the justice shall be eighteen hundred dollars a year, and of the clerk thirteen hundred dollars a year; of the First District Court of Eastern Middlesex, the salary of the justice shall be fifteen hundred dollars a year; of the Central District Court of Worcester, the salary of the assistant clerk shall be one thousand dollars a year; of the Second District Court of Eastern Worcester, the salary of the justice shall be one thousand dollars a year, and of the clerk five hundred dollars a year; of the Third District Court of Southern Worcester, the salary of the justice shall be sisteen hundred dollars a year; of the Municipal Court of the city of Boston, the salary of the clerk of the court for civil business shall be three thousand dollars a year, the salaries of the two constables in the civil sessions shall be eleven hundred dollars each a year, and of the six constables in the criminal sessions thirteen hundred dollars each a year; of the Municipal Court of the East Boston district, the salary of the justice shall be fifteen hundred dollars, and that of the clerk shall be eleven hundred dollars a year, and of the constable eleven hundred dollars a year; of the Municipal Court of the South Boston district, the salary of the justice shall be two thousand dollars a year, of the clerk fourteen hundred dollars a year, and the salaries of the constables shall be eleven hundred dollars each a year; of the Municipal Court of the Roxbury district, the salaries of the constables shall be eleven hundred

dollars each a year. Salaries of first SECT. 2. Section fifteen of chapter seventeen of the Public Statutes

is amended so that the salaries of the first and second assistant district attorneys trict-attorneys for the Suffolk district shall be twenty-five hundred

dollars each a year. 17, § 15,

SECT. 3. Section sixty-nine of chapter one hundred and fifty-nine amended. Salaries of offi- of the Public Statutes is amended so that the officers in attendance

upon the sessions of the Superior Court for civil and criminal business Superior Court in the county of Suffolk shall each receive an annual salary of fifteen in Suffolk.

hundred dollars in full for all services performed by them. 159, $ 69, SECT. 4. This Act sball take effect upon its passage. May 19,

and second assistané dis

Pub. Sts. ch.

cers in attendance upon

Pub. Sts, ch.

amended.

CHAPTER 246.

AN ACT IN RELATION TO LAW LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS.

.

SECTION 1. Section six of chapter forty of the Public Statutes, Annual payproviding for annual payments to the law library associations of the ments by coun. several counties, is amended by striking out in the fourth line thereof law library the words “ fifteen hundred dollars," and inserting in place thereof Pub. Sts. ch. 40, the words “two thousand dollars.” This Act shall apply to all sums $ 6, amended. paid into the county treasuries by the clerks of the courts on and after the first day of January in the year eighteen hundred and eightytwo.

Sect. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. May 19, 1882.

CHAPTER 247.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE CORRECTION OF NAMES UPON TAX

BILLS, AND TO THE REGISTRATION OF VOTERS IN CITIES.

upon tax bills.

Section 1. In the several cities of this Commonwealth, except the Correction of city of Boston, all errors in names upon tax bills of persons assessed errors in names shall be corrected by the board of assessors or the board acting as registrars of voters on said tax bills, and also on forms of certificates specially prepared for the purpose ; and every tax bill so changed, together with the certificate, shall be stamped with an official stamp of the board making such change before the person whose tax bill is so changed shall be allowed to register as a voter. All certificates of names so changed shall be sent to the collector of taxes, who shall, as soon as may be after the first day of January in each year, make corresponding changes or corrections on the list of assessed polls committed to him by the board of assessors. The collector shall also transmit said certificates to the board of assessors, who shall, before the first day of March in each year, make corresponding changes or corrections on the proper books in their department: provided, however, that nothing herein shall be construed as repeal- Proviso. ing or in any way modifying the laws relative to the correction of Not to apply to

the city of assessed names and registration in the city of Boston.

SECT. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. May 23, 1882.

Boston.

CHAPTER 248.

MEMORIAL

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE LONGFELLOW

ASSOCIATION.

SECTION 1. James Russell Lowell, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Corporators. G. Whittier, Charles W. Eliot, William D. Howells, Charles E. Norton, Charles Deane, John C. Dodge, Charles F. Choate, Charles Theodore Russell, Morrill Wyman, Thomas W. Higginson, James A. Fox, Arthur Gilman, Asa Gray, Alexander Mackenzie, James B. Thayer, Israel M. Spelman, Chauncy Smith, Henry Van Brunt, Francis J. Child, John Bartlett, their associates and successors, are

Name and purpose.

Powers and duties.

incorporated by the name of the Longfellow Memorial Association, for the purpose of providing suitable memorials to the late Henry W. Longfellow and of arranging for their care and preservation, with the powers and privileges and subject to the duties set forth in all general laws which now are or hereafter may be in force relating to like

corporations. May hold real Sect. 2. The said corporation may take and hold by gift, grant, or and personal devise such real estate and personal property as may be necessary or

convenient to promote the objects of the corporation. Property shall Sect. 3. The property to be held by said corporation shall be be exempt from

exempt from taxation in the same manner and to the same extent as the property of literary, benevolent, charitable, and scientific institutions incorporated within this Commonwealth is now exempt by law.

Sect. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. May 23, 1882.

estate.

taxation,

CHAPTER 249.

AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE STAYING OR SUPERSEDING OF

EXECUTIONS BY WRITS OF REVIEW.

of action before

Stay of execu.

SECTION 1. Section thirty-nine of chapter one hundred and eightytion without security, when

seven of the Public Statutes, relative to the staying or superseding of defendant had executions by writs of review, is amended by inserting after the word no knowledge

“ entered” in the eleventh line thereof, the following words: The judgment was court or justice may also order a stay or supersedeas without secur

ity when the defendant has had no actual knowledge, before judgment 187, $ 39, amended.

was entered, of the pendency of the action against him.

Sect. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. May 23, 1882.

entered.
Pub. Sts. ch.

CHAPTER 250.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE INSPECTION AND SALE OF CERTAIN

OILS.

Kerosene shall not be sold at retail unless inspected.

SECTION seven of chapter fifty-nine of the Public Statutes is amended so that the same shall read as follows:

No person shall sell or keep for sale at retail, for illuminating Pubaften.co.59, purposes, any kerosene, refined petroleum, or any product of petro7, amended.

leum, unless the same has been inspected and approved by an inspector Inspection may duly authorized by some city or town in this Commonwealth ; but the be regulated by city council of any city and any town may adopt such ordinances,

by-laws, and regulations in relation to the inspection thereof, within the corporate limits of such city or town, as they may deem reasonable, not inconsistent with the provisions of chapter one hundred and two of the Public Statutes. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be subject to fine and imprisonment in the manner provided in the preceding section. May 25, 1882.

cities and towns.

Pub. Sts. ch. 102.

CHAPTER 251.

AN ACT RELATING TO CO-OPERATIVE SAVING FUND AND LOAN

ASSOCIATIONS.

loan associa

SECTION 1. Chapter one hundred and seventeen of the Public Co-operative Statutes is amended as follows:

saving fund and By striking out section eight and inserting in place thereof the tions.

Pub. Sts. ch. following words :- Shares may be withdrawn after one month’s notice 117, § 8, of such intention written in a book held and provided by the corpora

amended. tion for the purpose. Upon such withdrawal, the shareholder's account shall be settled as follows: from the amount then standing to the credit of the shares to be withdrawn there shall be deducted all fines, a proportionate part of any unadjusted loss, together with such proportion of the profits previously credited to the shares as the by-laws may provide, and such shareholder shall be paid the balance : provided, Provisos. that at no time shall more than one-half of the funds in the treasury be applicable to the demands of withdrawing members, without the consent of the directors. The directors may at their discretion, under rules made by them, retire the unpledged shares of any series, at any time after four years from the date of their issue, by enforcing the withdrawal of the same: provided, that the shareholders whose shares are to be retired shall be determined by lot, and that they shall be paid the full value of their shares, less all fines and a proportionate part of any unadjusted loss :

By adding to section nine the following words : — And that before Pub. Sts.ch. paying matured shares all arrears and fines shall be deducted :

117, $ 9, By striking out section sixteen and inserting in place thereof Pub. Sts. ch. the following words :- If a borrowing member is in arrears for repelled dues, interest, premium, or fines for more than six months, the substitute. directors may, at their discretion, declare the shares forfeited after one month's notice, if the arrears continue unpaid. The account of such borrowing member shall then be debited with the arrears of interest and fines to date of forfeiture, and the shares shall be credited upon the loan at their withdrawing value. The balance of the account may and after six months shall be enforced against the security, and be recovered as secured debts are recovered at law.

Sect. 2. Any corporation organized under said chapter one hun- Interest may be dred and seventeen may provide in its by-laws that the bid for loans paid on loans at its stated monthly meetings shall, instead of a premium, be a rate miums. of annual interest upon the sum desired payable in monthly instal- 117. ments. Such bids shall include the whole interest to be paid, and may be at any rate not less than five per centum per annum.

SECT. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. May 25, 1882.

amended.

Pub. Sts. ch.

CHAPTER 252.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION, USE, AND INSPEC

TION OF BUILDINGS IN THE CITY OF BOSTON.

be

SECTION 1. The city of Boston may by ordinance regulate the Building of elebuilding, management and inspection of elevators, hoistways, and regulated in elevator shafts in said city.

SECT. 2. The said city may by ordinance require the registration of Registration of all persons carrying on the business of plumbing in said city, and plumbers.

Boston.

of board of

external walls other than ot

prescribe rules and regulations for the materials, construction, alteration, and inspection of all pipes, tanks, faucets, valves, and other fixtures by and through which water and sewage is used and carried, and provide that no such pipes, tanks, faucets, valves, or other fixtures shall be placed in any building in said city except in accordance with plans

which shall be approved by the inspector of buildings of said city. Windows shall

SECT, 3. No person shall erect, place, construct, or cause to be not be built

erected, placed, or constructed, or begin to erect, place, or construct, into or over streets, except any window or other projection into or over any public highway, by permission

street, bridge, or square in said city, except that the board of alderaldermen. men, after due notice and hearing before said board or a committee

thereof, may permit the building of a window or other projection as aforesaid in such manner as shall be approved by the inspector of buildings: provided, that such window or other projection shall not

affect the vested right of any person. Thickness of SECT. 4. In the erection of any building in said city within the

building limits, so called, established by the city council, if the matebrick or stone. rial ot' which the external wall is composed is other than brick or stone,

the thickness and method of construction shall be such as the inspector

of buildings shall determine. Returns rela Sect. 5. The facts and returns relative to steam boilers required

to be ascertained and made to the tax commissioner by section ninetymade by inspec- two of chapter eleven of the Public Statutes shall be ascertained and Pub. Sts. ch. 1ì, made in the city of Boston by the inspector of buildings and not by $ 92.

the assessors. Penalties. SECT. 6. The said city may impose penalties not exceeding fifty

dollars for each offence for any violation of the provisions contained

in sections one and two of this Act. Liability for Sect. 7. Any person who shall violate the provisions of section violation of pro- three of this Act shall upon the application of the inspector of tion three. buildings of said city be liable to the processes of law and equity set St. 1872, ch. 371, $ 23.

forth in section twenty-three of chapter three hundred and seventy-one of the Acts of the year eighteen hundred and seventy-two.

SECT. 8. Chapter one hundred and seventeen of the Acts of the 117, repealed.

year eighteen hundred and eighty-one is repealed.

Secr. 9. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. May 25, 1882.

tive to steam boilers shall be

St. 1881, ch.

CHAPTER 253.

AN ACT TO DIVIDE THE COMMONWEALTH INTO DISTRICTS FOR

THE CHOICE OF REPRESENTATIVES IN THE CONGRESS OF
THE UNITED STATES.

Twelve districts Section 1. For the purpose of electing representatives in the representatives forty-eighth Congress of the United States, and in each subsequent in Congress. Congress until otherwise provided by law, the Commonwealth shall

be divided into twelve districts, each of which shall elect one representative.

SECT. 2. The said twelve districts shall be as follows, to wit:

Number One. The several towns in the counties of Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket, and the towns of Acushnet, Dartmouth, Dighton, Fairhaven, Freetown, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Somerset, Swanzey, and Westport, and the cities of Fall River and New Bedford, in the county of Bristol, and the towns of Lakeville, Marion, Mattapoisett, Middleborough, Rochester, and Wareham, in the county of Plymouth, shall form one district, to be called district number one.

District
Number One.

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