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rock, marls, mussel shells and other calcium and magnesium carbonates used for agricultural purposes as follows:

1. The per centum of the total material that will pass through a sieve having round openings one-half millimeter in diameter.

2. The per centum of the total material that will pass through a sieve having round openings one millimeter in diameter.

3. The per centum of the total material that will not pass through a sieve having round openings two millimeters in diameter. Such additional information as circumstances advise shall also be published in such reports or bulletins from time to time.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAPTER 132

AN ACT to amend the general corporation law, in relation to corporate

names.

ch. 28,

Became a law March 16, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section six of chapter twenty-eight of the laws of L. 1909, nineteen hundred and nine, entitled “An act relating to corpora- $16 tions generally, constituting chapter twenty-three of the consol- amended. idated laws,” as last amended by chapter two hundred and seventytwo of the laws of nineteen hundred and twenty-four, is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 6. Corporate names. No certificate of incorporation of a proposed domestic corporation, and no statement and designation of a foreign corporation, having the same name as a corporation authorized to do business under the laws of this state, or a name so nearly resembling it as to be calculated to deceive, shall be filed or recorded in any office for the purpose of effecting its incorporation, or of authorizing it to do business in this state; nor shall any corporation except a religious, charitable or benevolent corporation or bar association be authorized to do business in this state unless its name has such word or words, abbreviation, affix or prefix, therein or thereto, as will clearly indicate that it is a corporation as distinguished from a natural person, firm or copartnership; or unless such corporation uses with its corporate name, in this state, such an affix or prefix. A corporation formed by the reincorporation, reorganization or consolidation of other corporations or upon the sale of the property or franchises of a corporation, or a corporation acquiring or becoming possessed of all the estate, property, rights, privileges and franchises of any other corporation or corporations by merger, may have the same name as the corporation or one of the corporations to whose franchises it has succeeded. No corporation shall be hereafter organ

1 Previously amended by L. 1911, ch. 638; L. 1912, ch. 2; L. 1913, ch. 24; L. 1916, ch. 222; L. 1917, ch. 594; L. 1923, ch. 732.

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ized under the laws of this state, nor shall any foreign corporation
be authorized to do business in this state, with the word “trust,
“bank,” “banking," "banker," “bankers," "acceptance,'' 2 "in-
surance, "assurance," "indemnity,

55 "guaranty,

guarantee,
“title," "casualty, 'surety, ," "fidelity," "bonding," savings,
"investment," "loan," or "benefit" as part of its name, except a
moneyed corporation.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Corporators.

Corporate name and purposes.

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AN ACT to incorporate John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Became a law March 16, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly,
do enact as follows:

Section 1. Simon Guggenheim, Olga Hirsh Guggenheim, Francis
H. Brownell, Carroll A. Wilson, Charles D. Hilles, Roger W.
Straus and Charles Earl, together with such other persons as they
may associate with themselves, and their successors, are hereby
constituted a body corporate by the name of John Simon Guggen-
heim Memorial Foundation, for the purpose of receiving and
maintaining a fund or funds and applying the same or the
income thereof to promote the advancement and diffusion of
knowledge and understanding and the appreciation of beauty,
by aiding without distinction on account of race, color or creed,
scholars, scientists and artists of either sex in the prosecution
of their labors and by such other lawful means as the trustees shall
from time to time deem appropriate.

§ 2. The corporation hereby formed shall have power to take and hold by bequest, devise, gift, purchase or lease, either absolutely or in trust, for any of its purposes, any property, real or personal, without limitation as to amount or value, except such limitation, if any, as the legislature shall hereafter specifically impose; to convey such property, and to invest and reinvest any principal, and deal with and expend the income or principal of the corporation in such manner as in the judgment of the trustees will best promote its objects. It shall have all the powers and be subject to all the restrictions which now pertain by law to membership corporations created by special law so far as the same are applicable thereto and are not inconsistent with the provisions of this act. The persons named in the first section of this act, or a majority of them, shall hold a meeting and organize the corporation and adopt a constitution and by-laws not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state. Such constitution, and by-laws, shall prescribe the manner of selection of members of the corporation, the number of members who shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at meetings

Corporate powers.

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Organization.

Constitution; by-laws.

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of the corporation, the number of trustees by whom the business and affairs of the corporation shall be managed, the qualifications, powers, and the manner of selection of the trustees and officers of the corporation, the manner of amending the constitution and by-laws of the corporation, and any other provisions for the management and disposition of the property and regulation of the affairs of the corporation which may be deemed expedient.

§ 3. No officer, member or employee of this corporation shall No pecunireceive any pecuniary profit from the operations thereof except reasonable compensation for services in effecting one or more of its purposes.

§ 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

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CHAPTER 134 AN ACT to amend chapter five hundred and twenty-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-four, entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation of the New York State Grange of Patrons of Husbandry, and councils and granges subordinate thereto,” in relation to filing certificates of incorporation of subordinate granges and the powers and duties of such granges. Became a law March 16, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section seven of chapter five hundred and twenty-five L. 1874, of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-four, entitled “Ang 7 act to provide for the incorporation of the New York State Grange amended, of the Patrons of Husbandry, and councils and granges subordinate thereto," as amended by chapter two hundred and seventy-three of the laws of nineteen hundred and ten, is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 7. Any number of persons, not less than thirteen, who are Incorpo. members of the order of the Patrons of Husbandry or are eligible subordito membership under the provisions of the constitutions, by-laws, granges. rules and usages of the said order of Patrons of Husbandry may organize a subordinate grange in accordance with said constitutions, by-laws, rules and usages; and, on receiving a charter duly issued by the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry and duly countersigned by the master and secretary of the New York State Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry may file

articles of incorporation with the town clerk of the town and the county clerk of the county where such grange is located which articles of incorporation shall set forth the name and the number of the grange, the names of its officers and executive committee and shall signify a desire to obtain the benefits of this act and such articles of incorporation shall be duly signed and acknowledged by the members 1 Words “and the county clerk of the county,” new.

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district granges.

thereof or a majority of them. And, on filing such articles of incorporation, every such subordinate grange shall become a legal corporation, subordinate to the said New York State Grange, and shall possess all the powers and be subject to all the duties of corporations under the general laws of this state, and under the constitution, by-laws, and rules of said New York State Grange. And may take, hold, sell, mortgages and convey property, real and personal, and shall have and use a seal, and may alter and renew the same at pleasure sand, after each election, the secretary shall file a certificate with the clerk of the county where the grange

is located, stating the names and addresses of the officers elected County or thereat. Any number of subordinate granges may unite in the

formation of a county or district grange which shall be known as the Pomona Grange under the constitution, by-laws and rules of the said order and, after receiving a charter from the State Grange, the members, or a majority of the members of such county or district grange, or councils, may make and execute articles of incorporation, in the manner provided for subordinate granges, and file them in the office of the clerk of the county or counties embraced within their jurisdiction and shall thereupon be and become a corporation with authority to sue and be sued, and shall have and use a seal, and may alter or renew the same at pleasure. Such granges so incorporated shall have and exercise all powers not in conflict with the provisions of this act or any other of the laws of the state of New York, or the constitution, by-laws, rules or usages of the said New York State Grange, and which shall be necessary for the purpose of facilitating the transaction of business, buying, selling and shipping, or such other purposes as may seem for the good of the order. They shall be gov. erned and the membership regulated by such laws as the council or grange may, from time to time make, not in conflict with the constitution of the national and state granges. They may elect a business agent to act in concert with the executive committee, and the Pomona Granges shall be intermediate organizations between the state and subordinate granges.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Powers.

Government.

CHAPTER 135
AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to stenographer of the

county court of Jefferson county.
Became a law March 16, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Subdivision eight of section three hundred and nineteen of chapter thirty-five of the laws of nineteen hundred and nine, entitled "An act in relation to the administration of justice,

L. 1909,
ch. 35,
§ 319,
subd. 8
amended.

2 Word “mortgage” new.
3 Remainder of sentence new.

Rensselaer and Jef

constituting chapter thirty of the consolidated laws," as last amended by chapter one hundred and twenty-one of the laws of nineteen hundred and nineteen, is hereby amended to read as follows:

8. The stenographer of the county court of Rensselaer county Salaries of shall receive a salary to be fixed by the board of supervisors of raphěrs of said county on the recommendation of the county judge, together with his necessary expenses for stationery, to be paid by the ferson treasurer of said county of Rensselaer in equal monthly install- courts. ments, in the same manner that the salaries of other officials of said county are audited, allowed and paid. The stenographer of the county court of Jefferson county shall receive a salary to be fixed by the board of supervisors of said county on the recommendation of the county judge, together with the necessary expenses for stationery, to be paid by the treasurer of said county of Jefferson in equal monthly installments on the certificate of the county judge of Jefferson county that the services have been actually performed or the expenses necessarily incurred.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAPTER 136
AN ACT to amend the military law, in relation to the conspicuous service

cross.

added to

Became a law March 16, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Chapter forty-one of the laws of nineteen hundred : 247 and nine, entitled "An act in relation to the militia, constituting L. 1909, chapter thirty-six of the consolidated laws," is hereby amended by ch. 41. adding a new section to be section two hundred and forty-seven? to read as follows:

§ 247. Conspicuous service cross. The governor is hereby authorized to present in the name of the legislature of the state of New York, a military cross, to be known as the conspicuous service cross, bearing a suitable inscription and ribbon, all of which shall be of suitable design, to any citizen of the state of New York who, while serving in the United States army, navy, marine corps, or in the army female nurse corps, since the sixth day of April, nineteen hundred and seventeen, bas, or shall have received a citation published in order issued from a headquarters of a brigade or higher military unit, or equivalent naval unit. The governor is further authorized to present the conspicuous service cross to New York

1 Previously amended by L. 1909, ch. 561; L. 1910, ch. 625.

2 Words “ to be fixed by the board of supervisors of said county on the recommendation of the county judge,” substituted for words “ of eighteen hundred dollars per annum.”

3 See § 247, as added by L. 1920, ch. 627; amended by L. 1921, ch. 588; and repealed by L. 1924, ch. 114.

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