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Repeal.

When Christ

on the

mas day occurs following day

is

a legal holiday.

and ninety-one and three-tenths fect to the point H, near the Eastern Railroad and Cunard Wharves, in latitude forty-two degrees, twentyone minutes, forty-nine and nineteen thousandths seconds, longitude seventy-one degrees, two minutes, nine and four hundred and twentyone thousandths seconds; thence more easterly, along the front lines of the Cunard and Grand Junction Wharves, one thousand and eighteen and three-tenths feet to the point I, the south-easterly corner of Pier four, Grand Junction Wharves, in latitude forty-two degrees, twentyone minutes, forty-three and eight hundred and eighty-eight thousandths seconds, longitude seventy-one degrees, one minute, and fifty-seven and seven hundred and fifty-three thousandths seconds.

SECT. 2. All harbor lines heretofore established upon any part of the frontage covered by this Act are hereby repealed.

SECT. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. March 1, 1882.

CHAPTER 49.

AN ACT PROVIDING THAT WHEN CHRISTMAS DAY OCCURS ON
SUNDAY THE DAY FOLLOWING SHALL BE A LEGAL PUBLIC
HOLIDAY.

When Christmas day occurs on Sunday the following day is hereby made a legal public holiday, to all intents and purposes, in the same manner as Thanksgiving, Fast and Christmas days, the twenty-second day of February, the thirtieth day of May, and the fourth day of July, are now by law made public holidays. March 1, 1882.

CHAPTER 50.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR PUBLISHING THE NAMES OF THE
MEMBERS OF BOARDS OF INVESTMENT OF SAVINGS BANKS
AND INSTITUTIONS FOR SAVINGS.

SECTION 1. The trustees of every savings bank and institution for to be published savings, incorporated under the authority of this Commonwealth,

Names of investing officers

in newspaper.

shall cause to be published semi-annually in some newspaper published in the county in which such corporation is located, the names of the members of the board of investment or other officers of such corporation charged with the duty of investing its funds. The first publication thereof shall be within thirty days of the election of said officers and the second publication at the expiration of six months therefrom. March 9,

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

CHAPTER 51.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ST. JOHN'S CATHOLIC TOTAL AB-
STINENCE AND MUTUAL RELIEF SOCIETY TO HOLD ADDI-
TIONAL REAL AND PERSONAL ESTATE.

May hold additional real and

SECTION 1. Section two of chapter two hundred and forty of the personal estate. Acts of the year eighteen hundred and forty-six is amended so that the St. 1846, ch. 240, St. John's Catholic Total Abstinence and Mutual Relief Society § 2, amended.

is authorized to hold real and personal estate to the amount of ten thousand dollars for the purposes named in said Act.

March 9,

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

CHAPTER 52.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE HOME FOR AGED WOMEN TO
HOLD ADDITIONAL REAL AND PERSONAL ESTATE.

May hold additional real and

personal estate.

SECTION 1. The Home for Aged Women in the city of Boston, originally incorporated by chapter one hundred and sixty-two of the Acts of the year eighteen hundred and forty-nine, is hereby authorized St. 1849, ch. 162. to hold real and personal estate to an amount not exceeding in all eight hundred thousand dollars.

March 9,

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

CHAPTER 53.

AN ACT FOR THE PROTECTION OF TRAPS, TRAWLS AND SEINES.

from

or seines.

SECTION 1. Any person who shall take any fish or lobster from Penalties for any trap, trawl or seine set for catching fish or lobsters, except by taking fish or consent of the owner thereof, and any person who shall wilfully mo- traps, trawls, lest or interfere with such trap, trawl or seine, shall for the first offence be punished by a fine of not less than five nor more than twenty-five dollars, or by imprisonment for thirty days, or by both fine and imprisonment; and for any subsequent offence by a fine of not less than twenty nor more than fifty dollars, or by imprisonment for sixty days, or both fine and imprisonment.

SECT. 2. This Act shall take effect forty days after its passage. March 11, 1882.

CHAPTER 54.

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER ONE HUNDRED AND TWELVE
OF THE PUBLIC STATUTES, REQUIRING RAILROAD CARS TO
BE FURNISHED WITH CERTAIN TOOLS, AND FOR FURTHER
PROTECTION OF PASSENGERS AGAINST FIRE.

112, 171,

SECTION 1. Section one hundred and seventy-one of chapter one Cars to be sup hundred and twelve of the Public Statutes is hereby amended by tain tools. plied with cer striking out the words " and such other tools and appliances as the Pub. Sts, ch. board may direct," and inserting in place thereof the following words: amended. "and shall also equip each car of every passenger train, owned or regularly used by it, including mail and baggage cars, with two sets of tools, consisting of an axe, a sledge-hammer, a crow-bar, hand-saw and pail. All such tools and appliances shall be maintained in good condition for use in case of accident, and shall be kept, one set upon the inside and one upon the outside of each such car, in some convenient place and manner approved by the board; provided, that Proviso. one set shall be sufficient if so placed as to be accessible from both inside and outside such car."

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SECT. 2. Chapter one hundred and twelve of the Public Statutes is further amended by adding at the end of section two hundred and five the following words: Whoever unlawfully uses, removes or tampers with any tools or appliances carried on the cars, as required by section one hundred and seventy-one of this chapter, shall be punished by fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding three months, or by both fine and imprisonment.

SECT. 3. Every drawing-room or sleeping car, passenger, baggage, mail, and express car, owned or regularly used on any railroad in this Commonwealth, in which heating apparatus may be placed, shall be provided with such safeguards for protection against fire as may be approved in writing by the board of railroad commissioners. Any corporation violating the provisions of this section shall forfeit for each offence three hundred dollars. The provisions of this section shall take effect the first day of November, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-two.

SECT. 4. The railroad commissioners shall have power to require railroad corporations to equip their cars with such other appliances as in their judgment shall be deemed necessary for the further protection of life in all passenger trains used in this Commonwealth. March 11, 1882.

CHAPTER 55.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE PUBLICATION OF NOTICES OF
PETITIONS FOR PARTITION OF LANDS.

SECTION 1. Section fifty-one of chapter one hundred and seventyeight of the Public Statutes is hereby amended by inserting before the word "newspapers,” the words "newspaper or."

SECT. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. March 11,

1882.

CHAPTER 56.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE PROPRIETORS OF THE LOCKS AND
CANALS ON MERRIMACK RIVER TO DISCONTINUE A PART
OF THE "LOWER FREE LANDING" IN THE CITY OF LOWELL.

SECTION 1. The second section of chapter one hundred and thirtytwo of the Acts of the year eighteen hundred and thirty-five, being "An Act to regulate the toll on Patucket Canal," is hereby so amended that the proprietors of the locks and canals on Merrimack River shall not be required by force thereof hereafter to maintain any landing place below the "swamp locks" in the city of Lowell, except that portion of the landing place known as the "lower landing," which is described as follows, to wit:- Beginning at the south-easterly corner of land of the city of Lowell, and thence running south-westerly on said land seventy-five feet; thence at a right angle, south-easterly to Patucket Canal; thence north-easterly on said canal seventy-five feet, and thence at a right angle north-westerly to said land of the city of Lowell and the point of beginning. But nothing in this Act shall release said corporation from any duty or obligation which it is now under to maintain as a free landing that portion of said "lower landing" which is above described, nor impose any duty, obligation or liability not imposed by the first named Act.

SECT. 2. This Act shall take effect when assented to by the city Subject to council of the city of Lowell by concurrent vote of the two branches assent by city thereof. March 11, 1882.

CHAPTER 57.

THE

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR
RE-LOCATION OF THE DEPOT
AT STOCKBRIDGE, ON THE STOCKBRIDGE AND PITTSFIELD

RAILROAD.

passenger sta

SECTION 1. The board of railroad commissioners is hereby author- Relocation of ized, at any time prior to the twentieth day of May in the year tion at Stockeighteen hundred and eighty-two, to relocate the passenger station at bridge. Stockbridge, which chapter two hundred and twenty-eight of the Acts St. 1881, ch. 228. of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-one requires the Housatonic Railroad Company to build. Said Housatonic Railroad Company shall have thirty days' notice before the time of such relocation, and an opportunity to be heard thereon.

SECT. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. March 11,

1882.

CHAPTER 58.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR
THE COUNTY OF PLYMOUTH TO LAY OUT A HIGHWAY AND
CONSTRUCT A BRIDGE, ACROSS AN ARM OF THE SEA IN
HINGHAM.

bridge across an

SECTION 1. The county commissioners for the county of Plymouth Highway and are hereby authorized and empowered to lay out a highway and con- arm of the sea struct a bridge across an arm of the sea in the town of Hingham in in Hingham. said county between town wharf, so called, and the wharf of James F. Clement. Said commissioners, in laying out and constructing said road and bridge, shall in all respects proceed as is now provided by law for laying out and constructing highways.

SECT. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. March 11,

1882.

CHAPTER 59.

AN ACT TO CHANGE THE NAME OF "LA SOCIÉTÉ FRANCO-
BELGE DE SECOURS MUTUELS ET DE BIENFAISANCE."

SECTION 1. The name of "La Société Franco-Belge de Secours Name changed. Mutuels et de Bienfaisance," a corporation existing under the general laws of the Commonwealth, is hereby changed to "La Prévoyance, Société de Secours Mutuels de Langue Française."

March 11,

SECT. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage.

St. 1817, ch. 160. Proceedings confirmed.

Corporators.

Name and purpose.

Powers and duties.

Real and personal estate.

May lease road to Old Colony Railroad.

CHAPTER 60.

AN ACT TO CONFIRM THE DOINGS OF THE FIRST UNIVERSALIST
SOCIETY IN ATTLEBOROUGH.

SECTION 1. The proceedings of the First Universalist Society in Attleborough, incorporated by chapter one hundred and sixty of the Acts of the year eighteen hundred and seventeen, showing the following informalities: First, That the annual meetings of the society have been called by the clerk instead of the society committee, as the statutes direct, no by-law on the subject having been adopted; Second, That the annual meetings have been held in January instead of December, as the statutes provide; Third, That the records of said society do not show that the officers thereof have always been sworn to the faithful discharge of their duties, shall not be construed as invalidating the legal organization of the society, but its legal status is hereby fully established and confirmed, notwithstanding these and any other similar informalities.

SECT. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. March 11, 1882.

CHAPTER 61.

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE TRUSTEES OF THE CHAPTER OF
THE CHI PSI FRATERNITY IN WILLIAMS COLLEGE.

May hold meet

SECT. 2. The said corporation is hereby authorized to hold meet

ings in the city ings for the purposes mentioned in this Act, in the city of New York,

of New York.

as well as in this Commonwealth.

SECTION 1. Edmund T. Davis, Marshall C. Hayes, John S. Adriance, their associates and successors, are made a corporation under the name of the "Trustees of the Chapter of the Chi Psi Fraternity in Williams College," for the purpose of holding and managing the real estate and personal property of the said Chapter, with the powers and privileges and subject to the duties, liabilities and restrictions set forth in the general laws which now are or may hereafter be in force relating to such corporations.

SECT. 3. The said corporation may receive, purchase, hold and convey real and personal property for the uses of said Chapter, provided, that the value of the real estate so held at any time shall not exceed twenty thousand dollars, and said property shall not be exempt from taxation.

SECT. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. March 11,

1882.

CHAPTER 62.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE FALL RIVER RAILROAD COMPANY
TO LEASE ITS RAILROAD, FRANCHISE AND OTHER PROPERTY.

SECTION 1. The Fall River Railroad Company is hereby authorized to lease its railroad, franchise, and other property to the Old Colony Railroad Company upon such terms and conditions as the parties may mutually agree upon, and it may make and execute, by a vote of a majority of the stockholders present and voting at a meeting duly called for the purpose, a valid and binding lease therefor.

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