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Vicksburg monument, L. 1902, ch. 419. § 3. Report.— The board shall make a report of its proceedings from time to time to the governor and at any time when requested by him, and within one month after the completion of the erection of such monument, and its acceptance by the state, shall make a final detailed report of its proceedings and expenditures to be transmitted by the governor to the legislature. Such report shall contain an account of all the expenditures made, showing the items, the amounts thereof, to whom paid, with whom contracted and for what purpose, and shall be certified by the president of the board.

§ 4. Appropriation - The total expenditures to be incurred under the provisions of this act, shall not exceed the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, and for the purpose of paying such expenditures, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be paid by the state treasurer upon the warrant of the comptroller, and upon verified vouchers approved by the president and the secretary of the board, and after due audit by the comptroller. Fifty thousand dollars of such amount shall be available when plans and specifications for the erection of such monument have been adopted by the board, and a contract for the completion thereof, with at least two sufficient sureties has been made, and fifty thousand dollars shall be available upon the completion of such monument.

(2) licksburg monument.

L. 1902, ch. 419. An act to provide for the erection of a suitable monument and markers in honor of and to the memory of the New York troops which took part in the campaign and siege of Vicksburg in eighteen hundred and sixty-three. [In effect April 7, 1902.]

Section 1. The commissioners appointed by and pursuant to chapter three hundred and seventeen of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-five are hereby authorized and directed to procure and erect on a site to be selected by them, on the battlefield of Vicksburg, in the state of Mississippi, a monument to the fortysixth, fifty-first and seventy-ninth regiments of New York infantry and battery L of the second New York light artillery, and markers at the positions on the field of operations where these commands were located, at an expense not to exceed the sum of twelve Fifty-first regiment, at Antietam, L. 1904, ch. 662. thousand five hundrd dollars; and five hundred dollars additional for expenses of the commissioners. And the sum of three thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated for the proper carrying out of the provisions of this act, the same to be paid by the treasurer on the warrant of the comptroller, on proper vouchers, duly certified by the presiding officer of said board of commissioners.

(3) Oneida cavalry, at Gettysburg. L. 1903, ch. 582. An act to provide for the erection of a suitable monument to commemorate the services of the Oneida, New York, cavalry, who were engaged in the battle of Gettysburg, and making an appropriation therefor. [In effect May 13, 1903.]

Section 1. The commissioners appointed by and pursuant to chapter three hundred and seventeen of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-five, are hereby authorized and directed to procure and erect on a site to be selected by them on the battlefield of Gettysburg, in the state of Pennsylvania, a monument to the Oneida New York cavalry, at an expense not to exceed the sum of fifteen hundred dollars.

Section 2 appropriates $1,500.

(4) Fifty-first regiment, at Antietam. L. 1904, ch. 662. An act to provide for the erection of a suitable monument to commemorate the services of the fifty-first regiment, New York state volunteers, who were engaged in the battle of Antietam, and making an appropriation therefor. [In effect May 9, 1904.]

Section 1. The commissioners appointed by and pursuant to chapter three hundred and seventeen of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-five, are hereby authorized and directed to procure and erect on a site to be selected by them on the battlefield of Antietam, in the state of Maryland, a monument to the fifty-first regiment New York state volunteers, at an expense not to exceed the sum of fifteen hundred dollars. And the sum of fifteen hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated for the proper carrying out of the provisions of this act, the same to be paid by the treasurer on the warrant of the comptroller, on proper vouchers, duly certified by the presiding officer of said board of commissioners.

Fifth regiment, at Bull Run, L. 1904, ch. 673.

(5) Fifth regiment, at Bull Run.

L. 1904, ch. 673. An act to provide for the erection of a suitable monument to commemorate the services of the fifth regiment, New York state volunteer infantry (Duryee's Zouaves), who were engaged in the battle of second Bull Run or Manassas Plains, Virginia, and making an appropriation therefor. [In effect May 9, 1904.)

Section 1. The commissioners appointed by and pursuant to chapter three hundred and seventeen of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-five, are hereby authorized and directed to procure and erect on a site to be selected by them on the battlefield of second Bull Run, or Manassas Plains, in the state of Virginia, a monument to the fifth regiment New York state volunteer infantry (Duryee's Zouaves) at an expense not to exceed the sum of fifteen hundred dollars. And the sum of fifteen hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated for the proper carrying out of the provisions of this act, the same to be paid by the treasurer on the warrant of the comptroller, on proper vouchers, duly certified by the presiding officer of said board of commissioners.

(6) General Greene, at Gettysburg.

L 1903, ch. 568. An act to provide for placing a bronze statue to

Brevet Major-General George Sears Greene, deceased, on the battlefield of Gettysburg. [In effect May 13, 1903.]

Section 1. The commissioners appointed by and pursuant to chapter three hundred and seventeen of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-five, are hereby authorized and directed to procure and erect on a site to be selected by them on the battlefield of Gettysburg in the state of Pennsylvania, a bronze statue of Brevet Major-General George Sears Greene, deceased, at an expense not to exceed the sum of eight thousand dollars and the sum of three thousand dollars is hereby appropriated for the proper carrying out of the provisions of this act, the same to be paid by the treasurer on the warrant of the comptroller, on proper vouchers duly certified by the presiding officer of said board of commissioners.

Motor Vehicle Law (L. 1904, ch. 538), § 1.

(7) Prison ship martyrs. L. 1904, ch. 634. An act to aid in the erection of a monument in memory of the martyrs who perished in the prison ships in New York harbor during the war of the revolution. [In effect May 9, 1904.]

Section 1. The sum of twenty-five thousand dollars is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, said sum to be expended under the joint supervision of the governor of this state and the secretary of war of the United States, the mayor of the city of New York and the president of the prison ship martyr's monument association of the United States, for the erection of a monument in the borough of Brooklyn, city of New York, in memory of the martyrs who perished in the prison ships in New York harbor during the war of the revolution, owing to their patriotic fidelity to the cause of freedom.

§ 2. The sum hereby appropriated shall be paid by the treasurer upon the warrant of the comptroller when plans have been approved by the governor of the state, the secretary of war of the United States, the mayor of the city of New York and the president of the prison ship martyr's monument association of the United States, but no part of this appropriation shall be available until the further sum of one hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars shall have become available from the United States or other sources.

MOTOR VEHICLES.

L. 1904, ch. 538. An act in relation to the registration and identifica

tion of motor vehicles and the use of the public highways by such vehicles. [In effect May 3, 1904, ercept as to penalties. In effect as to penalties, June 3, 1904.]

§ 1. Subd. 1. Short title.— The short title of this act shall be the “ motor vehicle law.” Except as otherwise herein provided, it shall be controlling, (1) upon the registration and numbering of motor vehicles and chauffeurs, (2) on their use of the public highways, and (3) on the penalties for the violation of any of the provisions of this act.

Subd. 2. Definitions. The words and phrases used in this act shall, for the purposes of this act, unless the same be conMotor Vehicle Law (L. 1904, ch. 538), $ 2.

trary to or inconsistent with the context, be construed as follows: (1) “ motor vehicle” shall include all vehicles propelled by any power other than muscular power, excepting such motor vehicles as run only upon rails or tracks, provided that nothing herein contained shall, except as provided by subdivision four of section three of this act, apply to motor cycles, motor bicycles, traction engines or road rollers; (2) “public highways” shall include any highway, county road, state road, public street, avenue, alley, park, parkway, driveway or public place in any city, village or town; (3) "closely built up” shall mean, (a) the territory of a city, village or town contiguous to a public highway which is at that point built up with structures devoted to business, (b) the territory of a city, village or town contiguous to a public highway not devoted to business, where for not less than one-quarter of a mile the dwelling houses on such highway average less than one hundred feet apart, and also (c) the territory outside of a city or village contiguous to a public highway within a distance of one-half mile from any postoffice, provided that for a distance of at least one-quarter of a mile within such limits the dwelling houses on such highway average less than one hundred feet apart, and provided further that the local authorities having charge of such highway shall have placed conspicuously thereon signs of sufficient size to be easily readable by a person using the highway, bearing the words “Slow down to ten miles," and also an arrow pointing in the direction where the speed is to be reduced; (4) “local authorities” shall include all officers of counties, boroughs, cities, villages or towns, as well as all boards, committees and other public officials of such counties, boroughs, cities, villages or towns; (5)“chauffeur" shall mean any person operating a motor vehicle as mechanic, employe or for hire.

§ 2. Subd. 1. Filing statement.- Every person hereafter acquiring a motor vehicle shall, for every vehicle owned by him, file in the office of the secretary of state a statement of his name and address, with a brief description of the vehicle to be registered, including the name of the maker, factory number, style of vehicle and motor power, on a blank to be prepared and furnished by such secretary for that purpose; the filing fee shall be two dollars.

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