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country, the location of its mines, quarries, oil wells, or lands, and the amount of its capital stock authorized by its charter or organization and the amount thereof actually called in by assessment or instalment, the place or places within this Commonwealth in which its office or offices are established or set up, and the names and residences of all those of its officers, directors, trustees, and agents, who are citizens or residents of this Commonwealth. Such corporation, company, or Attorney to be association shall also in said return designate, by his proper name and desiem pied upon address, one of said officers or agents, a citizen or resident of this may be served. Commonwealth, as the attorney upon whom service may be made of all process against such corporation, company, or association in this Commonwealth.

SECT. 2. Within thirty days after any meeting of the stockholders, Certificate of members, directors, or trustees of any such corporation, company, or crease of capital association at which the capital stock is increased or reduced, or any changes made in its board of oilicers, agents, directors, or trustees, a like certificate shall be filed setting forth the facts as then established.

SECT. 3. The fee for filing and recording the certificate required Fee for filing by sections one and two of this Act shall be five dollars for each certificate, to be paid to the secretary of the Commonwealth, and by him paid into the treasury of the Commonwealth.

SECT. 4. Each such corporation, company, or association shall Taxes to be semi-annually between the first and tenth days of June and December treasurer of the in each year pay to the treasurer of the Commonwealth a tax of onefortieth of one per centum upon the par value of its capital stock as Amended by standing fixed by the corporation, company, or association on the first St. 1883, ch. 74. days of May and November respectively then next preceding: pro- Proviso. vided, however, that said semi-annual tas shall not for any one of such corporations, companies, or associations exceed the sum of three hundred dollars. And this tax when paid shall be in lieu of that required by section forty-three of chapter thirteen of the Public Pub. Sts. ch. 13, Statutes.

SECT. 5. All officers, directors, trustees, and agents of such cor- officers liablo porations, companies or associations, citizens of or resident or commorant within this Commonwealth, shall be jointly and severally liable for all taxes due under said section forty-three of chapter thirteen of Pub. Sts. ch. 13, the Public Statutes, and for fees required to be paid under the provisions of this Act.

SECT. 6. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. March 22, 1882.

Commonwealth.

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for taxes.

$ 43.

CHAPTER 107.

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR EXPENSES AUTHORIZED

THE PRESENT YEAR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appropriated, to Appropriations. be paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth, from the ordinary revenue, unless otherwise ordered, for the purposes specified in certain Acts and Resolves of the present year, and for other purposes :

In the Resolve chapter four, in favor of David B. Tenney, city treas- David B. Tenurer of Haverhill, the sum of fifty dollars. In the Resolve chapter six, in favor of the overseers of the poor of Town of

Templeton. the town of Templeton, the sum of twenty-nine dollars and fifty-seven cents. In the Resolve chapter seven, to provide for increasing the barn State almslouse

at Tewksbury. accommodations of the state almshouse at Tewksbury, the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars.

ney.

teachers' association.

tration of voters.

State library. In the Act chapter twenty-nine, relative to clerical assistance in the

• state library, the sum of two hundred dollars. Survey of the For expenses incurred in the survey of the Mystic Valley and the Mystic Valley. neighborhood of Boston, as authorized hy Resolve chapter sixty-two,

of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-one, the sum of two thou

sand dollars and eighty-four cents. Dukes County For the Dukes County teachers' association, the sum of fifty dollars.

For small items of expenditure for which no appropriations have Small items of been made, or for which appropriations have been exhausted or reexpenditure.

verted to the treasury in previous years, a sum not exceeding one

thousand dollars. Books for regis For furnishing to cities and towns blank books for registration of

voters, a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars. Indexing senate For indexing senate journals, in accordance with an order of the journals.

Senate, a sum not exceeding eight hundred dollars. Expenses of For expenses of the state valuation, as authorized by chapter one staie valuation. hundred and sixty-three of the Acts of the year eighteen hundred and

eighty-one, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars. William Mag In the Resolve chapter eight, in favor of William Magginnis, the sum ginnis.

of three hundred and twenty-five dollars.

In the Resolve chapter ten, in favor of Charles S. Bolton, the sum of one hundred and seven dollars and thirty-three cents.

In the Resolve chapter eleven, in favor of Melzar W. Coombs, the

sum of three hundred dollars. Improvements In the Resolve chapter twelve, providing for the payment of certain the state house. bills in connection with the improvements in the basement of the state

house, the sum of sixteen thousand nine hundred and forty-seven

dollars and twenty cents. Contingent For the contingent expenses of the harbor and land commissioners,

a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, in addition to the amount
heretofore appropriated.
Sect. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage.

March 27, 1882.

Charles S. Bolton.

Melzar W.
Coombs.

expenses of harbor and land commissioners.

CHAPTER 108.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO CONTROL

TRAVEL OVER BRIDGES CONSTRUCTED OR MAINTAINED IN
WHOLE OR IN PART BY A COUNTY.

Rate of speed

SECTION 1. The county commissioners for each county may estabmay be regu lish by-laws to prevent persons from riding or driving horses or other commissioners. beasts at a rate faster than a walk over any bridge in such county

which has cost not less than one thousand dollars and to the construction of which the county contributed, or to the maintenance of which it contributes; and may annex penalties not exceeding two dollars for

a breach thereof, to be recovered in the name of the county treasurer. Jurisdiction of SECT. 2. Police, District, and Municipal Courts, and trial justices, complaints for in the several cities and towns in which any of such bridges terminate

shall have jurisdiction of complaints for the violation on such bridges of the provisions of this Act, in the same manner as if the offence

was committed within such city or town. By-laws to be Sect. 3. No person shall be liable to the penalty in this Act unless conspicuously the county commissioners keep posted up in a conspicuous place, at posted.

of such bridges, a white board containing in black letters the substance of their said by-laws.

SECT. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. March 27,

violation.

CHAPTER 109.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR DETERMINING THE LOCATION OF

COMMON LANDING PLACES.

SECTION 1. When ten or more freeholders in any county represent County comto the county commissioners for such county that the exact location of determine focaa common landing place in such county cannot be readily ascertained, tions of common such county commissioners shall make investigation thereof; and if it appears that the representation is correct, they shall, after giving the notice required in laying out highways, proceed to ascertain the correct location of such landing place, erect the necessary bounds thereof and make a record of their doings in the way provided in case of laying out highways.

Sect. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. March 27, 1882.

CHAPTER 110.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE ACCOUNTS OF THE TREASURER AND

AUDITOR.

Section 1. The par of exchange established by section thirty-five Accounts of hundred and sixty-five of the Revised Statutes of the United States is anditor of the hereby adopted for all accounts, entries and records in the books of Commonthe treasurer and auditor of the Commonwealth, and those officers Rev. Sts. of the are hereby authorized and directed to cause suitable entries to be U. S. 3565. made in all open accounts and the records thereof in their respective departments to make them conform to the standard hereby established.

Sect. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage.. March 27, 1882.

CHAPTER 111.

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TREASURER AND RECEIVER-GEN

ERAL TO EMPLOY ADDITIONAL CLERICAL ASSISTANCE.

SECTION 1. The treasurer and receiver-general may employ an Additional cler. extra clerk in his department in addition to those clerks now author- ical assistance. ized by statute, when necessary for the proper performance of the public business, at a salary not exceeding that of other extra clerks in his department.

SECT. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. March 27, 1882.

CHAPTER 112.

AN ACT TO REGULATE THE PAYMENT OF BOUNTIES AND

ALLOTMENTS OF VOLUNTEERS.

SECTION 1. The amounts now standing on the books of account of Payment of the treasurer of the Commonwealth to the credit of the accounts of Massachusetts volunteers, returned allotments, and allotment rolls, soldiers. amounting to forty-six thousand three hundred and thirty-six dollars

bounties and allotments to

Claim to be filed with the auditor.

and eighty cents, with interest earned thereon from the first day of

January of the current year, shall be transferred to the bounty loan St. 1864, ch. 313. sinking fund established by chapter three hundred and thirteen of the

Acts of the year eighteen hundred and sixty-four.

SECT. 2. Any person entitled to receive any sum from the treas

urer under the provisions of chapter sixty-two of the Acts of the St. 1862, ch. 62 year eighteen hundred and sixty-two, or chapter two hundred and

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fifty-four of the Acts of the year eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and of the Acts in amendment thereof or in addition thereto, may file his claim, with such evidence as he may desire in support thereof, with the auditor of the Commonwealth. The auditor shall thereupon examine the same and from this and such other evidence as he may obtain, satisfy himself as to the validity of the claim, and shall certify to the governor the amount, if any, found due. Warrant therefor and payment thereof shall thereupon be made as in case of other lawful payments from the treasury of the Commonwealth, and no payments on account of such claims shall hereafter be made except in the manner herein provided.

SECT. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. Murch 27, 1882,

CHAPTER 113.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CITIES AND TOWNS TO RECOVER FOR

EXPENSE INCURRED IN THE SUPPORT OR RELIEF OF PAUPERS.

Expense of sup Any city or town which incurs expense for the support of a pauper may be reco! having a settlement therein may recover the same against such person, ered against

his executors or administrators, in an action of contract for money him. paid, laid out and expended for his use.

March 27,

1882.

CHAPTER 114.

AN ACT TO ANNEX TO THE CITY OF SALEM A PARCEL OF LAND

LYING IN THE TOWN OF PEABODY.

Parcel of land iu Peabody annexed to Salem.

All that parcel of land lying in the town of Peabody belonging to the Harmony Grove Cemetery, which is described as follows, viz. : Beginning at a point formed by the intersection of the south-westerly line of Tremont Street with the boundary line dividing the town of Peabody and the city of Salem, and running north-westerly by the south-westerly line of Tremont Street about two hundred feet to the south-easterly line of Mount Vernon Street then turning and running south-westerly by the south-easterly line of Mount Vernon Street about seven hundred and fifty feet to the land now or late of James Buxton; then turning and running south-easterly by said land now or late of said Buxton about two hundred feet to said boundary line dividing said town and city; then turning and running north-easterly by said boundary line to the point of beginning; is hereby set off from the town of Peabody and annexed to the city of Salem. March 27, 1882.

CHAPTER 115.

Articles of asso

AN ACT TO AMEND AND CONFIRM THE ARTICLES OF ASSOCIA

TION OF SAINT ELIZABETH'S HOSPITAL, AND TO CHANGE ITS
CORPORATE NAME,

SECTION 1. The articles of association of the Saint Elizabeth's Name changed. Hospital for Women, recorded with Suffolk deeds, book ten hundred ciation recorded and eighty-nine, page two hundred and eighty-nine, are amended by with Suffolk striking out the words “ for sick women ” where they occur in the p. 289, amended. statement of the purpose of said corporation, so that hereafter its benefits shall not be limited to females ; and said corporation shall be hereafter known as Saint Elizabeth's Hospital of Boston.

Sect. 2. Said articles of association as amended by the preceding Certain acts section are hereby ratified and confirmed ; but nothing therein shall operate to deprive the Supreme Judicial Court of its equity jurisdiction in the event of a dissolution of said corporation.

All acts and proceedings of said corporation so far as they may have been defective or invalid by reason of any provisions contained in said articles regarding the manner and effect of a dissolution are ratified and confirmed.

SECT. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its passage. March 27, 1882.

ratified.

CHAPTER 116.

AN ACT TO ALLOW THE INTERNATIONAL TRUST COMPANY TO

MAKE ADDITIONAL INVESTMENTS. SECTION 1. The International Trust Company, incorporated by St. 1879, ch. 152. chapter one hundred and fifty-two of the Acts of the year eighteen additional hundred and seventy-nine, may, in addition to the investments it is investments. now authorized by law to make, invest its deposits in the authorized loans of the United States, or any of the New England States; in the anthorized loans of any of the counties, cities or towns in any of the New England States; in the first mortgage bonds of any railroad corporation which has earned and paid regular dividends for two years next preceding such investment, or in the bonds of any such railroad corporation as is unencumbered by mortgage, or in the stock of such railroad corporations incorporated by this Commonwealth ; in the stock of national banks organized within this Commonwealth ; in the notes of manufacturing corporations incorporated by any of the New England States, uvencumbered by mortgage, which have earned and paid dividends for two years next preceding; may make loans on the notes of individuals for a period not exceeding four months, with a pledge of the bonds of any city of the United States containing more than one hundred thousand inhabitants, whose net indebtedness does not exceed five per cent of the valuation of the taxable property therein, to be ascertained by the last preceding city valuation for the assessment of taxes; and may also invest such deposits in any other securities in which savings banks now are or hereafter may be allowed to invest.

SECT. 2. Section four of chapter one hundred and fifty-two of the st. 1879, ch. 152, Acts of the year eighteen hundred and seventy-nine is amended by $ 4, amended. adding the word “ executor” after the words " any administrator,” in the first line thereof.

Sect. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its acceptance by the In- Subject to ternational Trust Company: March 27, 1882.

acceptance.

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