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CHAPTER 190.

An Act to amend an act entitled "An act to make pro

visions for lighting the State prison," approved April fourteenth, one thousand eight hundred and ninetysix.

BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey: I. Section one of the act to which this is an amend- Section

amended. ment be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

1. The Board of Inspectors and the Supervisor of the Contract for New Jersey State Prison shall have power to make heating State contracts from time to time for the proper lighting, prison. heating and furnishing power for the uses of the State prison, such contracts to be for such time and on such terms as in the judgment of the said officers, the interests of the prison and of the State may require, and all expenditures for such purposes shall be paid out of the sum appropriated by the Legislature for the maintenance of said prison; provided, however, that no con- Proviso. tract shall be made for a period extending beyond the term of office of the Board of Inspectors and Supervisors of the New Jersey State Prison unless the same shall be approved by the Governor or person administering the government of the State for the time being; and Proviso. provided further, that no contract shall in any case be made for a longer period than five years or without having first advertised for bids thereon for at least two weeks in two or more newspapers published and circulating in the city of Trenton.

2. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the pro- Repealer. visions of this act be and the same are hereby repealed.

3. This act shall take effect immediately. Approved May 13, 1907.

CHAPTER 191.

A Supplement to an act entitled "An act for the incor

poration of cities, and providing for their officers, government and powers," approved March twentyfourth, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine.

Acquire land for city use.

Proviso.

Proviso.

BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

1. The city council shall have power, either by condemnation or purchase, to acquire land or any interest therein or thereto belonging, for any public or municipal use now or hereafter authorized by law, and shall have power to erect thereon or upon other land of the city a suitable building or buildings; provided, that in any one fiscal year not more than twenty-five thousand dollars shall be expended for the purchase of land; and also provided, that in any one fiscal year not more than fifty thousand dollars shall be expended for the erection of buildings or other improvements.

2. The city council shall have the power and authority to issue corporate bonds of the city to provide for the cost and expense of acquiring such land or erecting buildings or making other improvements; such bonds shall be issued pursuant to the provisions of the act to which this act is a supplement, and the interest and sinking fund charges of such bonds shall be raised in accordance therewith.

3. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved May 13, 1907.

Bonds.

How issued.

CHAPTER 192.

An Act to incorporate the borough of Kenilworth, in

the county of Union.

name.

BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

1. The inhabitants of those portions of the townships Corporate of Cranford and Union, in the county of Union, contained within the limits hereinafter set forth, are hereby constituted and declared to be a body politic and corporate in fact and in law by the name of the borough of Kenilworth, and shall be governed by the general laws of the State relating to boroughs.

2. The territorial limits of said borough shall be as follows:

Beginning at the junction of the center lines of the Boundaries of Rahway river and Black brook; thence, easterly, along Kenilworth. the center line of Black brook and following its various courses, to the center line of Springfield road; thence northerly, along the center line of Springfield road, to the lands of Henrietta Sayre's estate; thence easterly, along the southerly line of lands of said estate, to an angle; thence turning northward, and following northerly along the easterly line of the lands of said estate, to the center line of Chester avenue; thence easterly, along the center line of Chester avenue, to the westerly boundary line of the lands of James Nealon's estate; thence southerly, along the said westerly line of James Nealon's estate, to an angle; thence northeasterly, still along the southerly boundary lines of the lands of said James Nealon's estate, lands of Michael Quilligan and lands of James Nealon's estate projected to the northwesterly corner of the lands of George W. Doty; thence southeasterly, along the westerly boundary lines of the lands of said George W. Doty and the lands of Fred.

Heinemier, to the point where'the said westerly boundary lines form a junction with the center line of the water course known as the west branch of the Elizabeth river; thence easterly, along the center line of said west branch of the Elizabeth river and following its various courses, to the westerly line of lands of David B. Wade; thence southerly, in varying courses along the westerly boundary lines of the lands of said David B. Wade, lands of Everett V. Garthwaite and lands of Michael Burke, to the center line of Galloping Hill road; thence southeasterly, along the center line of said Galloping Hill road, to the northeasterly corner of the lands of Sophia J. Krouse; thence southwesterly, along the northwesterly and westerly boundary lines of the lands of said Sophia J. Krouse and lands of Spencer W. Winne, to the northerly boundary line of the borough of Roselle Park, being a point in the center of Sumner avenue; thence following, first westerly and then southerly, along the boundary line of the borough of Roselle Park at an angle in said boundary line, being in the center line of Colfax avenue; and thence westerly, along said boundary line of the borough of Roselle Park to the intersection of said borough line with the easterly boundary line of Cranford township; thence northerly, along the said boundary line of Cranford township, to the center line of Faitoute avenue; thence northwesterly, along the center line of Faitoute avenue, to the center line of Orange avenue; thence southwesterly, along the center line of Orange avenue, to the northerly line of the property formerly of Michael Powers' estate; thence westerly, along the northerly boundary line of the lands of said Michael Powers' estate and continuing westerly along the southerly boundary line of the lands of the Kenilworth Realty Corporation, to the center line of the Rahway river; thence northerly, up the Rahway river, following the center line thereof, through its various courses to the point of beginning.

3. This act shall take effect immediately, but shall remain inoperative until the same shall have been submitted to the legal voters within the above described territory at a special election, to be called for that pur

Referendum.

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pose, and until the same shall be approved of by a ma-
jority of the said voters voting at the said special elec-
tion upon the question of the adoption or rejection of
this act.
At such special election the only questions submitted

Question
shall be "For the adoption of the act to incorporate the
borough of Kenilworth, in the county of Union," or
“Against the adoption of the act to incorporate the bor-
ough of Kenilworth, in the county of Union.”

One week's notice of such special election shall be Notice of given by the clerks of the respective townships of Union and Cranford by publication in a newspaper circulating in the said townships of Cranford and Union, and by advertisement posted in five conspicuous places within the territory above described.

Said election shall be by ballot and shall be held by Date and the same election officers of the respective townships as election. held the last election for members of the General Assembly in the election districts lying wholly or partly within the above described territory, upon a day and at the places to be appointed by the county board of elections of Union county. The polls shall be open for the time provided by law How election

conducted. for general elections in such townships, and such election shall be in all respects conducted and the votes canvassed in the manner provided by law for such general elections. There shall be no registration for such election, but the board of elections shall procure and use at such special election a certified copy of the register of voters used at the last preceding election, and no person shall be entitled to vote whose name does not appear on the said register and who shall not reside within the territory above described. If a majority of the ballots cast at such election shall When act

operative. contain the words "For the adoption of the act to incorporate the borough of Kenilworth, in the county of Union," then this act shall be deemed to be operative and the said borough of Kenilworth incorporated.

Approved May 13, 1907.

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