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missioners subject to the approval of the common council; the supervisors and constables, respectively, shall, except as modified by this act, be entitled to the same compensation for their services as the corresponding officers in towns are entitled to receive for like service; the inspectors of election and such other officers as are authorized to be appointed shall receive the compensation fixed by the general law.

§ 2. Section nineteen of such chapter is hereby amended to imeo read as follows:

$ 19. Official salaries, when payable; fees and perquisites. The salaries of the city officers shall be payable in monthly installments on the first day of each month for the previous month. *The salaries of the officers and employees of the police and fire departments may, however, be paid oftener than monthly if the board employing said officers and employees shall, by reso lution, so determine. The compensation fixed by the common council or by law for the several officers shall be in full for all services which they shall respectively perform for said city in any and all capacities, other than as herein provided. All fees and perquisites received by such officer shall, other than as especially provided by this act, be paid into the treasury for the benefit of the general city fund.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 197.
AN ACT to ratify, confirm and legalize the acts and proceedings

had and taken by union free school district number two of
the town of North Elba, Essex county, New York, in relation
to the issuance and sale of school district bonds for the erection
of a new school building therein and to provide for the issuance,

sale and payment of such bonds. Became a law April 14, 1920, 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. All the acts and proceedings had and taken by union Acts and free school district number two of the town of North Elba, Essex ings legal county, New York, and by its board of education, and other offi

proceed

ized.

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cers, agents and qualified voters leading up to and including the special election held thereon March twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and sixteen, which authorized an appropriation of one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars for a new school building and levying taxes to said amount for such purpose to be collected in annual installments of five thousand dollars each, beginning in the year nineteen hundred and thirty-two and with interest an. nually, and the issuance and sale of bonds to said amount maturing in blocks of five thousand dollars each annually from said date with interest, are hereby legalized, ratified and confirmed,

notwithstanding any defect, irregularity or want of lawful authorBonds valia ity in any such acts or proceedings; and such bonds when issued

and sold shall be valid and subsisting obligations of such district.

§ 2. Such district shall cause such sums to be raised annually by tax, as may be necessary to provide for the payment of the principal and interest of such bonds as the same shall become due; such tax to be laid upon the taxable property within the district, levied in the same manner as other school taxes therein.

§ 3. Such bonds, when signed by the president and clerk of plication of the board of education of such district and countersigned by the

treasurer, may be sold for not less than par, in the manner provided by law, and the proceeds shall be applied to the objects of the tax heretofore authorized as provided herein.

$ 4. This act shall not affect any action or proceeding now pending in any court.

§ 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

Tu for payment.

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proceeds.

Pending actions.

Chap 198.
AN ACT to authorize and direct the supervisors of the town of

Hempstead, Nassau county, to execute and deliver to school
district number one of said town a deed of conveyance con-
veying all the right, title and interest of the said town in and to
certain premises in said town to school district number one of

said town. Became a law April 14, 1920, 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. The supervisors of the town of Hempstead in Nassau county are hereby authorized and directed to make,

Execution and de. livery of ded direetea.

tion of premises

execute and deliver to school district number one of said town of Hempstead a deed of conveyance conveying all the right, title and interest of the said town of in and to all that certain lot, piece or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in the village of Hempstead, Nassau county, New York, bounded and Descripdescribed as follows: On the north by Prospect street in said village; on the east by Henry street; on the south and west by land now or formerly of Miss Harper, being the premises known as the school site in the village of Hempstead at the southwest corner of Prospect and Henry streets in said village.

§ 2. Upon the execution and delivery of such deed of convey-Errection ance, all the right, title and interest of the said town of Hemp- and destead, in and to the said land shall by virtue thereof, be and thereby are vested in said school district number one.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap 199.
AN ACT to amend the poor law, in relation to price of headstones

for soldiers' graves.
Became a law April 14, 1920, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present.

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The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section eighty-five of chapter forty-six of the laws... 1900. ch. of nineteen hundred and nine, entitled “An act in relation to the as amended poor, constituting chapter forty-two of the consolidated laws,” ch. 188 as last amended by chapter one hundred and eighty-eight of the laws of nineteen hundred and nineteen,' is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 85. Headstones to be provided. The grave of any soldier, sailor or marine who has been or hereafter shall be honorably discharged from service in the army or navy of the United States or of the wife or widow of such an honorably discharged soldier, sailor or marine, whose body has been heretofore or shall hereafter be interred pursuant to the last preceding section, the grave

1 Previously amended by L. 1910, ch. 102; L. 1914, ch. 135; L. 1915, ch. 147.

of any honorably discharged soldier, sailor or marine who served in the army or navy of the United States who shall have been heretofore buried in any of the counties of this state, but whose grave is not marked by a suitable headstone, and who died without leaving means to defray the expenses of such headstone, or whose grave shall have remained unmarked for twenty-five years by a suitable headstone, shall be marked by a headstone containing the name of the deceased, the war in which he served, and, if possible, the organization to which he belonged or in which he served. The headstone at the grave of the wife or widow of such an honorably discharged soldier, sailor or marine shall contain the name of the deceased, the war in which her husband served, and, if possible, the organization to which he belonged or in which he served. Such headstone shall not cost more than fifty dollars, and shall be of such design and material as shall be approved by the board of supervisors, and the expenses of such burial and headstone as above provided for, and a reasonable sum for the services of the person or commission designated in section eighty-four and the necessary expenses of said person or commission, shall be a charge upon and shall be paid by the county in which the said soldier, sailor or marine, or the wife or widow of such soldier, sailor or marine, shall have died; and the board of supervisors or other board or officer vested with like powers, of the county of which such deceased soldier, sailor or marine. or the wife or widow of such soldier, sailor or marine, was a resident at the time of his or her death, is hereby authorized and directed to audit the account and pay the expenses of such burial and headstone, and a reasonable sum for the services of the person or commission designated in section eighty-four and the recessary expenses of said person or commission; provided, however, that in case such deceased soldier, sailor or marine, or the wife or widow of such soldier, sailor or marine, shall be at the time of his or her death an inmate of any state institution, including state hospitals and soldiers' homes, or any institution, supported by the state and supported by public expense therein, the expense of such burial and headstone shall be a charge upon the county of his or her legal residence. It shall be the duty of the person or commission in this article provided prior to the annual meeting of the board of supervisors to make an annual report to such

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board of supervisors of all applications since the last annual report for burial and the erection of tombstones as provided herein together with the amounts allowed; all applications herein re ferred to shall accompany said annual report and be placed and kept on file with the board of supervisors.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap 2OO.
AN ACT to amend chapter six hundred and sixty-seven of the

laws of nineteen hundred and ten, entitled “An act to amend,
revise and consolidate the charter of the village of Ossining,"

generally." Became a law April 14, 1920, 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. Sections ten, eleven, thirteen, fifteen, thirty-two, L. 1910, ch. thirty-three and seventy-eight of chapter six hundred and sixty- ... 13. 13 seven of the laws of nineteen hundred and ten, entitled “An act amended. to amend, revise and consolidate the charter of the village of Ossining,” are hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 10. Village officers. The officers of said village shall consist of a president, four trustees, a clerk, a treasurer, a police justice, an acting police justice, a superintendent of streets, a corporation counsel, and such other officers as are hereinafter named.

§ 11. Eligibility to office. Any resident elector is eligible to any village office.

§ 13. Official year; terms of office. The official year begins at noon on the first Monday after the second Tuesday in March in each year and ends at noon on the first Monday after the second Tuesday in March in the next calendar year. The terms of office of all elective officers under this act, elected at an annual election after the annual election in the year nineteen hundred and twenty, shall be two official years. The term of each such village officer begins at noon on the first Monday after the

1 The amendments effected by this act are so numerous and extensive that it is impracticable to indicate the changes made.

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