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ing from installments, assessments, or otherwise howsoever, and said stock or shares so pledged or holden, or any part thereof, may at any time or from time to time be sold for the payment of any such debts or demands, in such manner as the by-laws of the corporation may prescribe ; and in case the proceeds of such sales shall be insufficient to pay and discharge such debts or demands, with incidental expenses, the corporation may have their action against such delinquent stockholder for the balance due.

SEC. 4. Said corporation shall bave an office or place of business in the city of Providence. SEC. 5. This act shall take effect from and after its

. passage.

Passed May 31, 1877.

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE ELIZABETH MILL.

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows :

SECTION 1. Thomas J. Hill, George J. Hazard, Arthur F. Kenyon, and Anthony Pearce, their associ. ates, successors and assigns, are hereby constituted and created a body corporate and politic, under the name of the Elizabeth Mill, for the purpose of manufacturing cotton-cloth and other textile fabrics, and for transacting other business connected therewith ; with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties and liabilities set forth in chapters 139 and 142 of the General Statutes, and all acts in amendment thereof and in addition thereto.

Sec. 2. The capital stock of said company shall be three hundred thousand dollars, to be divided into shares of one hundred dollars each.

Sec. 3. Said company shall have an office in the city of Providence, and there shall be an annual meeting of the stockholders in said Providence, at such places and times as may be designated by the by-laws of the company, for the election of officers and such other business as may properly come before them.

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE REVERSIBLE HEEL COMPANY.

Passed June 1, 1877.

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows :

Section 1. George A. Davis, Simeon S. Cook, Frederick Richardson, their associates, successors and assigas, are hereby created a body corporate and politic, by the name of The Reversible Heel Company, for the manufacture of reversible heels for boots and shoes, and for other manufacturing purposes connected therewith, with all powers and privileges, and subject to all duties and liabilities set forth in chapters 139 and 142 of the General Statutes, and of all acts in amendmentt hereof, or in addition thereto.

Sec. 2. The capital stock of said corporation shall not exceed two hundred thousand dollars, to be fixed in amount by a vote of the company, and to be divided into shares of ten dollars each. No stockholder, who may wish to dispose of his stock, shall be allowed to sell any share or shares of the capital stock in said corporation, without first giving the retu-al of the same to the corporation, at the price for which he is willing to sell.

SEO. 3. The stock and shares of each and every stockholder shall be pledged and liable for all debts and demands due and owing from said stockholders to said corporation, whether overdue, or due at a day future, and whether the same shall arise from assessments or installments, or in any other manner; and said stock and shares may be sold for the payment of such debts or demands, in such manner as the by-laws of the corporation may prescribe, and in case the proceeds of such sale shall be insufficient to discharge such debts and demands, with incidental expenses of sale, the corporation may have their action against the debtor for the balance due.

Sec. 4. Said corporation shall have a counting room or place of business in the city of Providence.

Passed June 1, AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE OGDEN FARM ASSOCIATION.

1877.

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows :

SECTION 1. George E. Waring, Jr., George F. Tyler, and Holder Borden Bowen, their associates and successors are hereby made a corporation, by the name of the Ogden Farm Association, for the purpose of acquiring, holding, improving and conveying, selling, leasing, and otherwise disposing of lands, tenements, goods and chattels, breeding cattle and all sorts of live stock, making agricultural experiments, farming, and carrying on such other business in connection with farming as may be necessary and proper; and by that name shall have all the powers and privileges and be subject to all the duties and liabilities set forth in chapter 139 of the General Statutes, and of any act in amendment thereof or in addition thereto.

SEC. 2. The capital stock of said corporation shall not exceed one hundred thousand dollars, and may be divided into such number of shares as the by-laws of said corporation shall prescribe. No stockholder shall sell his stock, or any portion of the same, without first giving the corporation the refusal thereof at the lowest price he is willing to sell the same.

SEC. 3. The stock or shares of every stockholder shall be pledged and liable to the corporation for all debts and demands due and owing from such stockholder to the corporation, whether overdue or due at a day future, and whether arising from installments or any other manner, and said stock or shares may be sold for the payment of such debts in such manner as the by-laws of the corporation shall prescribe, and in case the proceeds of such sale shall be insufficient to discharge such debts or demands, with incidental expenses, the corporation may have its action against the debtors for the balance due.

SEC. 4. The annual meetings of the corporation for the election of officers shall be at its place of business which shall be in the city of Newport, and they shall be held at such times as the corporation by its by-laws may prescribe.

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE EAST PAWTUCKET HORSE Pagsed June 1, RAILROAD COMPANY.

1877.

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows :

SECTION 1. Edwin Darling, Harrison Davis, John Irving, Edward Thayer, William R. Sayles, Frederick Bates, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation by the name of the “ East Pawtucket Horse Railroad Company," with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all duties, liabilities and restrictions applicable to such a corporation, set forth in chapters 139 and 145 of the General Statutes, with power to construct, maintain and use a railway or railways, with convenient single or double tracks and turnouts, from the junction of Main and Mill streets, in the town of Pawtucket, thence to such point or points on the easterly side of the river, in the town of Pawtucket, as shall be fixed by the town council of said town, with the assent of said corporation in writing expressed and filed with said town council and upon and over such of the streets and highways of said town as shall be from time to time fixed and determined by said town council with the written assent of said corporation filed as aforesaid, and all tracks of said railroad shall be laid at such distance from the sidewalks in said town as the town council in said town shall, in their orders fixing the route of said railroad, determine. Provided, that this act shall not take effect until the town council of said town of Pawtucket shall by their votes, have assented thereto, and provided, that nothing in this act shall be intended or construed to allow said corporation to lay out, construct, use or continue said road into, over or through any street or highway in said town, unless with the assent of the town council of said town, and upon compliance with such terms and conditions and under such rules and regulations as said town council may impose. And provided, that at any time after the expiration of one year from the opening for use of said railroad, or any part thereof, in any street or bighway in said town, in which the same may be located as herein before provided, the town council

of said town may by vote determine as to the said track, that the same, or any part thereof, be discontinued, and thereupon the location shall be deemed revok. ed, and such portion of the tracks and rails of said railroad company shall forthwith be taken up and removed by them, and at the expense of said railroad company; and if the same are not taken up and removed within fifteen days after such vote shall have been passed by said town council, it shall be done by the surveyor of highways of said town ; and the said streets and highways shall be repaired by him, and said railroad corporation shall be liable to. and shall pay the expenses thereof so incurred by said surveyor of highways, and if not paid when done, the same may be sued for and recovered in an action of the case in the name of the town of Pawtucket, to and for the use of the town. And said corporation shall have power from time to time, and at all times, to fix such rates of fare as they may deem expedient, not exceeding ten cents for each passenger, between any two points on said road.

SEC. 2. Notice to abuttors, on streets in which it may be proposed to lay the tracks of said corporation, shall be given by the publication in one or more newspapers published in said town of Pawtucket, of notice of such proposed location, at least once a week for three consecutive weeks before the same shall be made.

SEC. 3. Whenever any estate abutting on a street or highway upon or over which the rails of said company shall have been laid, shall be injured thereby, the said company shall be liable to pay to the owner or owners thereof the damages thereby occasioned to said estate ; such damages to be ascertained, appraised and recovered in the same manner as are damages occa. sioned by the change of the grade of a street or a highway.

SEC. 4. Said tracks or road shall be operated and used by said corporation with horse power, and with passenger cars only.

Sec. 5. The town council of said town shall have power at all times to make such regulations as to the

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