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Chap.156 AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR MAINTAINING AND

OPERATING THE SOUTH METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE SYSTEM.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: South metropolitan sewer

SECTION 1. A sum not exceeding one hundred seventeen

thousand eight hundred and fifty-five dollars is hereby maintenance.

appropriated, to be paid out of the South Metropolitan
Sewerage System Maintenance Fund, for the cost of mainte-
nance and operation of the south metropolitan sewerage
system, comprising a part of Boston, the cities of Newton
and Waltham, and towns of Brookline, Watertown, Dedham
and Milton, during the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth
day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 10, 1915.

North metropolitan sewerage system,

Chap.157 AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR MAINTAINING AND

OPERATING THE NORTH METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE SYSTEM. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. A sum not exceeding one hundred eighty-five

thousand five hundred dollars is hereby appropriated, to be maintenance.

paid out of the North Metropolitan Sewerage System Mainte-
nance Fund, for the maintenance and operation of a system
of sewage disposal for the cities included in what is known
as the north metropolitan sewerage system, during the
fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen
hundred and fifteen.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage. .

Approved March 10, 1915.

Massachusetts
Agricultural
College, ap-
propriations.

Chap.158 An ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE MASSACHUSETTS

AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appropriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, for the Massachusetts Agricultural College, for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to wit: --

For the maintenance and current expenses, payable in equal quarterly instalments, the sum of three hundred and three thousand dollars.

Maintenance and current expenses.

expenses, etc.

reports.

For travelling and other necessary expenses of the trustees, Travelling a sum not exceeding eight hundred dollars. For printing and binding the reports of the trustees, a sum Printing,

and binding not exceeding three thousand dollars.

For the inspection of commercial feed stuffs, six thousand Inspection of dollars. To meet the cost of prosecutions in regulating the use of Cost of

prosecutions. utensils for testing the composition or value of milk and cream, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 10, 1915.

commercial feed stuffs.

AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR MAINTAINING AND Chap.159

OPERATING THE METROPOLITAN WATER SYSTEM. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. A sum not exceeding four hundred sixty Metropolitan thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars is hereby appro- maintenance. priated, to be paid out of the Metropolitan Water Maintenance Fund, for the maintenance and operation of the metropolitan water system for the cities and towns in what is known as the metropolitan water district, during the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 10, 1915.

(1892, 324; 1899, 327; 1903, 345; 1904, 141; 1906, 156, 252; 1910, 315; 1914, 516.) AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LAYING OUT, REPAIRING AND

Chap.160 DISCONTINUING OF WAYS IN THE CITY OF MEDFORD. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Chapter three hundred and forty-five of the 1903, 345, acts of the year nineteen hundred and three is hereby amended

amended. by striking out section twenty-one and inserting in place thereof the following: - Section 21. The board of aldermen, Laying out, with the approval of the mayor, shall have authority to in the city order the laying out, altering, relocating, discontinuing and of Medford. making specific repairs in all streets, ways and highways in the said city, and to assess all damages therefor. Any person aggrieved by any proceeding under this section shall have all the rights and privileges now allowed by law in like cases in respect to appeals from the decisions of selectmen,

ways

and nothing in this section shall be construed to exclude the
jurisdiction of the county commissioners in respect to streets,
ways and highways in the said city.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 10, 1915.

City of Boston
may pay a
sum of money
to Annie B.
Connor.

Chap.161 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF BOSTON TO PAY A SUM

OF MONEY TO THE WIDOW OF DANIEL CONNOR.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Boston is hereby authorized to pay a sum of money, not exceeding three thousand dollars, to Annie B. Connor, widow of Daniel Connor. The said Daniel Connor, while in the discharge of his duties as a veterinary nurse in the employ of the city, received injuries which resulted in his death.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its acceptance by the city council of the city, with the approval of the mayor.

Approved March 10, 1915.

To be submitted to city council, etc.

Town of Paxton may appropriate money for celebrating

Chap.162 An Act TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN OF PAXTON TO APPRO

PRIATE MONEY FOR CELEBRATING ITS ONE HUNDRED AND

FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. For the purpose of celebrating its one hun

dred and fiftieth anniversary, and for publishing an account anniversary, thereof, the town of Paxton may appropriate a sum of money

not exceeding five hundred dollars.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 10, 1915.

etc.

(1913, 658.)

Chap.163 AN ACT TO EXTEND THE TIME FOR ESTABLISHING THE

BARNSTABLE FIRE

DISTRICT IN THE TOWN OF BARN

STABLE.

1913, 658, $ 6, amended.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Chapter six hundred and fifty-eight of the acts of the year nineteen hundred and thirteen is hereby

amended by striking out section six and inserting in place Barnstable Fire thereof the following: - Section 6. This act shall take effect for establishing upon its acceptance by a majority vote of the legal voters extended.

of said district present and voting at a meeting called for

that purpose in accordance with the provisions of section
five of this act, within six years after the passage of this act.
If voted upon and not accepted, it may be resubmitted at
subsequent district meetings, legally called for the purpose:
provided, that it shall not be voted upon by the district more Proviso.
than three times in any one year.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

(The foregoing was laid before the governor on the fourth day of March, 1915, and after five days it had the force of a law, as prescribed by the constitution, as it was not returned by him with his objections thereto within that time.)

(1878, 124; 1881, 37; 1882, 187; 1884, 17; 1886, 115, 118; 1890, 40; 1892, 64; 1894, 42; 1897,
101; 1899, 356; 1901, 207; 1902, 194, 461; 1904, 197; 1906, 80; 1907, 568; 1908, 131, 588;
1909, 76; 1910, 138; 1911, 40, 41; 1913, 171.)
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF BROCKTON TO MAKE AN

Chap.164
ADDITIONAL WATER LOAN.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Brockton, for the purposes Brockton named in chapter one hundred and twenty-four of the acts Water 1015. of the year eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, may issue, from time to time, bonds or notes to an amount not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars, in addition to the amounts heretofore authorized by law to be issued by said city for water works purposes; and the same shall not be reckoned in determining the statutory limit of indebtedness of the said city. Such bonds or notes shall bear on their face the words, Brockton Water Loan, Act of 1915; shall be payable at the expiration of periods not exceeding thirty years from their dates of issue, shall bear interest, payable semi-annually at a rate not exceeding four and one half per cent per annum; and shall be signed by the treasurer of the city and countersigned by the mayor. The city may sell the said securities at public or private sale upon such terms and conditions as it may deem proper, but they shall not be sold for less than their par value, and no part of the proceeds shall be used in payment of running expenses.

SECTION 2. The city shall, at the time of authorizing said Payment loan, provide for the payment thereof in such annual payments, beginning not more than one year after the date of each respective issue of bonds or notes as will extinguish the same within the time prescribed by this act, and the amount of any annual payment shall not be less than the amount of

Payment of loan.

the principal payable in any subsequent year. And when
a vote to the foregoing effect has been passed a sum which,
with the income derived from water rates, will be sufficient
to pay the annual expense of operating its water works and
the interest as it accrues on the bonds or notes issued as
aforesaid by said city, and to make such payments on the
principal as may be required under the provisions of this
act, shall, without further vote, be assessed by the assessors
of the city annually thereafter, in the same manner in which
other taxes are assessed, until the debt incurred by said
loan is extinguished.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 11, 1915.

for lines or

Chap.165 AN ACT TO CONFIRM THE LOCATIONS GRANTED BY THE TOWN

OF NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH FOR LINES OR WIRES FOR THE

TRANSMISSION OF ELECTRICITY.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: Locations

SECTION 1. All lines or wires for the transmission of granted by the the wine bor do the electricity for lighting, heat or power heretofore acquired or

constructed by the town of North Attleborough upon, along, wires, etc.,

over and under the public ways and places of said town, and the poles, piers, abutments, conduits and other fixtures necessary to sustain or protect the wires of said lines and now in actual use, are hereby made lawful notwithstanding the lack of any valid locations therefor or any informality in the proceedings relative to their location and erection. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 11, 1915.

confirmed.

Chap.166 AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE STURGIS LIBRARY.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: The Sturgis SECTION 1. Anne M. Lothrop, William Sturgis Bigelow Library, incorporated. and Amy Lothrop Coolidge, trustees under an indenture of

trust of William Sturgis, and holding property, real and personal, under such said indenture for the purpose of maintaining a free public library in the town of Barnstable, and their successors in said trust, are hereby made a corporation under the name of The Sturgis Library, with all the powers and privileges and subject to all the duties, restrictions and liabilities set forth in all general laws now or hereafter in force applicable to such corporations.

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