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AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RECOVERY OF DAMAGES BY OWNERS OF

Chap.464 WHARF PROPERTY LOCATED ABOVE THE SITE OF THE DRAWLESS BRIDGE TO BE ERECTED ACROSS THE CHARLES RIVER BETWEEN

THE CITIES OF BOSTON AND CAMBRIDGE. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Any owner or owners of wharf property Owners of cerused as such on or before the twenty-ninth day of March property on the

Charles river in the year nineteen hundred, situated on the Charles river

may recover above the drawless bridge over said river, which was au- damages, etc. thorized to be constructed by the Cambridge bridge commission under chapter four hundred and sixty-seven of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and under chapter one hundred and eighty of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, shall, if said bridge is built without a draw, be entitled to recover damages for any injury occasioned to such property by reason of interference with the access by water thereto, enjoyed on said twenty-ninth day of March in the year nineteen hundred, and theretofore, because of the construction of said bridge without a draw, in accordance with the condition contained in the act of congress approved March twenty-ninth in the year nineteen hundred. Any person entitled to any such damages to his property may have the same determined by a jury in the superior court for the county of Suffolk or for the county of Middlesex, on petition therefor, filed within two years after said bridge without a draw has been opened for public travel. The city of Boston shall be liable for such damages incurred by all such persons or corporations owning wharf property thus injured on the Boston side of said river. The city of Cambridge shall be liable for such damages incurred by all such persons or corporations owning wharf property thus injured on the Cambridge side of said river. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved June 11, 1902.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF EVERETT TO TAKE LAND FOR

Chap.465 A HOSPITAL FOR CONTAGIOUS DISEASES. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. For the erection and maintenance of a City of Everett hospital for the care of persons suffering from contagious forx hospital

land to be

for contagious diseases, and for purposes incidental thereto, the city of

Everett by its city council may take any lands within

the limits of said city. Description of SECTION 2. Within sixty days after the taking of any recorded, etc. land as aforesaid, otherwise than by purchase or gift, the

city council shall cause to be recorded in the registry of deeds for the southern district of the county of Middlesex a description thereof sufficiently accurate for identification, with a statement of the purpose for which the same was taken, which statement shall be signed by the mayor of the city; and upon such recording the title of the land so described shall vest in said city in fee.

SECTION 3. Said city shall pay all damages to property sustained by any person or corporation by the taking of any land or of any rights in land under the authority of this act. Any person or corporation thus sustaining damages, who fails to agree with said city as to the amount thereof, may have the same determined in the manner provided by law in the case of land taken for the erection of public buildings, on application at any time within two years after the taking of such land or rights in land under authority of this act. SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved June 11, 1902.

Damages,

Chap.466 An ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF EVERETT TO PAY A SUM OF

MONEY TO THE WIDOW OF THOMAS KEEFE.

may pay a sum

widow of

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: City of Everett

SECTION 1. The city of Everett is hereby authorized of money to

to pay to Bridget Keefe, the widow of Thomas Keefe late Thomas Keefe. a member of the police department of that city, a sum

not exceeding one half of the annual salary of the said
Thomas Keefe at the time of his death.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved June 11, 1902.

Chap.467 An Act TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF A CERTAIN SUM OF

MONEY

BY TIIE

CITY OF FITCHBURG TO THE TOWN OF WEST

MINSTER.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: City of Fitch.

SECTION 1. The city of Fitchburg shall, within six certain sum of months after the passage of this act, pay to the town of

Westminster the sum of sixteen thousand eight hundred

burg to pay a

money to the town of Westminster,

dollars, in full compensation for the loss sustained by the
said town by the taking of certain taxable property
therein under the provisions of section four of chapter
sixty of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-
two. This sum shall be in lieu of taxes, past, present or
future, payable upon the said property by the said city,
and in lieu of any damage incurred by the town by the
taking aforesaid.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved June 11, 1902.

AN ACT IN ADDITION TO AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR

Chap.468 OPERATING THE STEAMER LEXINGTON IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAWS RELATIVE TO FISHERIES. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

The sum of four thousand dollars is hereby appropri- operating ated, to be paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth ington. from the ordinary revenue, to meet the expense of operating the steamer Lexington, which is under the charge of the chief of the district police and is used for the enforcement of the fish laws of the Commonwealth, the said amount to be in addition to the five thousand dollars appropriated by chapter three hundred and five of the acts of the present year. Of the amount herein appropriated a sum not exceeding twenty-eight hundred dollars shall be used for the running expenses, and a sum not exceeding twelve hundred dollars for necessary repairs.

Approved June 11, 1902.

APPROPRIATIONS FOR

SUNDRY

EXPENSES AUTHORIZED DURING

THE

AN ACT MAKING

MISCELLANEOUS

Chap.469

PRESENT YEAR, AND FOR
CERTAIN OTHER EXPENSES AUTHORIZED BY LAW.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
SECTION 1.

The sums hereinafter mentioned are ap- Appropriations. propriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, for the purposes specified in certain acts and resolves of the present year, and for certain other expenses authorized by law, to wit: For Martha Reese Grant, as authorized by chapter Martha Reese

Grant. seventy-two of the resolves of the present year, the sum of three hundred dollars.

State normal #chool at Bridgewater.

State normal school at Worcester.

certain apparatus in boiler inspectio department.

Boston, Cape
Cod and New
York Canal

Support of tate normal

For the purchase of additional land for the use of the state normal school at Bridgewater, as authorized by chapter seventy-three of the resolves of the present year, a sum not exceeding thirty-five hundred dollars.

For a chemical department in the state normal school at Worcester, as authorized by chapter seventy-four of the resolves of the present year, a sum not exceeding

seventy-five hundred dollars. Repair, etc., of For the maintenance and repair of certain apparatus

used in the boiler inspection department of the district police, as authorized by chapter seventy-six of the resolves of the present year, a sum not exceeding five hun

dred dollars. Payment of

For the payment to the Boston, Cape Cod and New interest on deposit of the

York Canal Company of interest received by the Com

monwealth on money deposited by the company with the Company. treasurer of the Commonwealth, as authorized by chapter

seventy-eight of the resolves of the present year, the sum of ten thousand five hundred eighty-seven dollars and thirty-eight cents.

For the support of state normal schools, including the schools. employment of accountants and other expenses of the

boarding houses at said schools, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, to be paid out of the moiety of the income of the Massachusetts School Fund applicable to educational purposes, the same to be in addition to any

amount heretofore appropriated for the same purpose. Agents of state

For salaries and expenses of agents of the state board of education, a sum not exceeding twenty-seven hundred and fifty dollars, the same to be in addition to any

amount heretofore appropriated for the same purpose. Compensation

For the compensation of persons appointed to prepare prepare for

for printing the Revised Laws, as authorized by chapter printing the

one hundred and twenty-two of the resolves of the year Revised Laws.

nineteen hundred and one, the sum of two hundred dollars, the same to be in addition to any amount heretofore

appropriated for the same purpose. Compensation, For compensation and expenses of the person appointed prepare index

to prepare the index of the Revised Laws, as authorized to the Revised by chapter five of the resolves of the present year, a sum

not exceeding seven thousand dollars.

For the New Bedford Textile School, as authorized by chapter seventy-nine of the resolves of the present year, the sum of eighteen thousand dollars.

board of educa. tion.

of persons appointed to

etc., of person appointed to

Laws.

New Bedford
Textile School.

Cook.

river.

For Herman B. Cook of Boston, as authorized by chap- Herman B. ter eighty of the resolves of the present year, the sum of sixty dollars.

For expenses of the band of and for the purchase of a Massachusetts flag for the Massachusetts Agricultural College, as author- College. ized by chapter eighty-one of the resolves of the present year, the sum of two hundred dollars.

For printing the report of the board of harbor and land Printing report commissioners as to a canal from the Taunton river to from Taunton Weymouth Fore river, as authorized by chapter eighty- mouth Fore two of the resolves of the present year, a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars, said amount to be paid out of the sum appropriated for the expenses of said survey.

For such additional clerical assistance as the adjutant Adjutant gengeneral may deem necessary, and for compensation of assistance, etc. employees at the state arsenal, a sum not exceeding eight hundred dollars, as authorized by chapter three hundred and thirty-six of the acts of the present year, said sum to be in addition to the amount appropriated for the same purpose by chapter eighty-eight of the acts of the present year.

For messengers and such additional clerical assistance Secretary of the as the secretary of the Commonwealth may find necessary, wealth, clerical a sum not exceeding two hundred dollars, as authorized assistance, etc. by chapter three hundred and sixty-four of the acts of the present year, said amount to be in addition to the amount appropriated for the same purpose hy chapter twenty of the acts of the present year.

For compensation and expenses of the committee to compensation, consider the advisability of constructing a dam acrous the comment Charles river between the cities of Boston and Cambridge, devi sacross the as authorized by chapter one hundred and five of the Charles river. resolves of the year nineteen hundred and one, a sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars, the same to be in addition to any amount heretofore appropriated for the same purpose.

For salaries and travelling expenses of the three addi- Salaries, etc., of tional associate justices of the superior court, as author- associate jus.

tices of superior ized by chapter three hundred and eighty-three of the court. acts of the present year, a sum not exceeding thirteen thousand dollars, the same to be in addition to any amount heretofore appropriated for the same purpose.

For repairs at the reformatory prison for women, as Roformatory authorized by chapter eighty-three of the resolves of the promorfor

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