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Establish sinking fund.

tired by establishing a sinking fund for the purpose, and
there shall be deposited each year to the credit of said
fund, to be produced and collected by assessment upon
the ratables of such city, a sum sufficient to retire the
principal of said bonds at maturity.

4. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved February 27, 1907.

CHAPTER 6.

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A further supplement to an act entitled “An act con

cerning juries (Revision)," approved March twenty-
seventh, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-
four.

Selection of new panels at alternate periods.

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

1. In every county of this State which has or may hereafter have within its territorial limits a population exceeding one hundred thousand inhabitants, it shall be the duty of the sheriff, or under-sheriff, of such county, or in case of the death of such sheriff, of the coroners of such county, or of elisors appointed by the court, on the second Monday of each regular term of any Circuit Court, Court of Oyer and Terminer, Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions, to be holden in such county, and on every alternate Monday thereafter during such term, to select in the manner provided by law, a new general panel of jurors to serve as jurors in the trial of all causes before said courts from the Monday following such selection for a period of two weeks, and when the jurors so summoned shall appear for service, the court shall have the power to discharge the panel before summoned and then serving; provided, however, that the judge of the Court of Common Pleag of such county may strike from or add to the names of jurors selected as now provided in an act supplementary to the act to

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panels.

which this act is a supplement, which said supplementary act was approved April sixteenth, one thousand nine hundred and six. 2. In case any juror summoned on any panel shall be Continuance

of jarors. actually serving in the trial of a cause at the time when the panel of jurors in which he was summoned would otherwise be discharged, the term of service of such juror shall be and is extended until the completion of that service. The Court of Common Pleas of any such county may, by order, discharge the panels so sum- Discharge of moned, or any part thereof, when, in its opinion, the service of the said jurors so summoned, or any part thereof, may not be further needed. 3. Whenever the Court of Common Pleas in any such When new

not county shall be satisfied that the business of the several drawn. courts in any such county does not require a new panel to be selected for the remainder of such term in such county, it may, by order, direct the sheriff to refrain from selecting or summoning any other or further jurors to serve therein during such term, and may at any time order the continuance of the whole or any part of the existing panel, or may at any time discharge temporarily or for the term the whole or any part of the existing panel of jurors in such manner as the court may by order direct.

4. The fees of the sheriff or other officers summoning Fees for the additional panel of jurors as herein required, shall panel. be the sum of one dollar for each juror so summoned, and no more.

5. The Court of Common Pleas may direct by rule Attendance that a part only of the general panel of jurors drawn to regulated attend upon the several courts of any such county shall by court. be summoned by the sheriff, under-sheriff, coroners or elisors, to serve at any one time, and may from time to time direct what number of jurors, or additional jurors so drawn on such general panel, shall be summoned for service in the courts of said county, as the necessities and convenience of the several courts may require. If a less number than the whole of the general panel of jurors shall be directed by the court to be summoned at any time after any general panel shall be drawn, at the time and in the manner required by law, such less number as

drawing

Reduction of jurors when not needed.

may by rule of court be directed to be summoned shall be drawn from the box containing the whole general panel before the Court of Common Pleas, in open court, to the number so directed, and any future increase of jurors less than the whole general panel shall be drawn in like manner, and summoned from time to time as so drawn.

6. It shall be lawful for the Court of Common Pleas, at any time during any term of court, when it shall seem that the necessities or convenience of the court requires fewer jurors for service in the several courts of the county than are then in attendance upon said courts, to direct by rule that a certain number of jurors, less than the whole general panel, shall be discharged for a time, to be designated in such rule, or for the term, as may be determined, and in that event such number of jurors as shall be so directed by said rule to be discharged shall be drawn from the box containing the names of all the jurors then in attendance upon the courts of said county, and the jurors so drawn shall be discharged as said rule directs.

7. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect immediately, and be operative as if in force at the commencement of a regular term of said courts.

Approved February 27, 1907.

Repealer; when act operative.

CHAPTER 7.

A Supplement to an act entitled "An act to provide for

the establishment of a course in practical and scientific instruction in the art of clay working and ceramics in the State agricultural college,” approved March seventeenth, one thousand nine hundred and two.

Additional appropriation for ceramic course.

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

1. In addition to the amount now fixed by the act to which this is a supplement, a further sum of two thousand five hundred dollars shall annually be appropriated out of the general revenues of the State for salaries, supplies and other expenses of maintenance of said course; provided, that such sum shall first be appropri- Proviso. ated in the annual appropriation bill.

2. This act shall take effect immediately. Approved March 14, 1907.

CHAPTER 8.

A Supplement to an act entitled “An act to authorize

cities in this State to purchase lands and erect suitable buildings for city purposes, and to sell lands and buildings now used for such purposes," approved April seventeenth, one thousand nine hundred and three.

bond issue

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

1. Whenever any city in this State has proceeded, or Additional shall proceed, under the act to which this is a supple- for city ment, and the commission appointed to carry out the buildings. contemplated objects of that act shall certify, in writing, to the body having charge of the finances of such city, that the sum of three hundred thousand dollars, together with the estimated proceeds of the sale of public property not needed for public use, is insufficient for the purpose of purchasing lands, erecting suitable buildings thereon and furnishing the same ready for occupancy, it shall be lawful for the common council, board of aldermen or other body having charge of the finances of such city, to appropriate, in addition to the amount now authorized by law, such sum or sums of money not exceeding the sum of three hundred thousand dol- Amount. lars, as they, in their discretion, shall determine, for the purpose aforesaid, and to issue and sell the bonds of

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porary loan

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value of

such city to the amount so appropriated. Such bonds shall bear interest and be issued in conformity with the provisions of section four of the act to which this act

is a supplement. Issue of tem- 2. When in any city in this State the commission apbonds on 90 pointed under and by virtue of the act to which this is a appraised

supplement, and the governing body having charge of

the finances of said city, have determined or may detergrounds and buildings.

mine that any public ground or grounds, and building or or buildings that may be thereon, may safely be spared, or are not needed for public use, and said commission has determined that the same be sold at public sale by it, for the purposes specified in said act, it shall be lawful for said governing body, upon the request of said commission, to issue temporary loan bonds (bearing lawful interest) to an amount equal to ninety per centum of the appraised value of such public ground or grounds and building or buildings, or any part thereof, the proceeds from which shall be paid into the treasury of such city and carried to the credit of saia commission, to be used by it as provided in section four

of said act. Ascertain 3. Before the issuing of any such bonds the said govgrounds and erning body shall ascertain the value of such ground or buildings.

grounds and building or buildings, and shall fix the . same by resolution, which value, when so fixed, shall be the appraised value of such ground or grounds and building or buildings, and when such value is so fixed the same shall not be changed, and upon such appraised' valuation the said bonds shall be issued as a foresaid.

4. The proceeds arising from the sale of any such deemed by proceeds of ground or grounds, building or buildings, shall be used property.

for the redemption of the bonds issued as last herein
provided, and no part of the money received from the
sale of said ground or grounds and building or build-
ings shall be used for any other purposes than the re-
demption of such bonds until all of such bonds shall
have been paid and retired.

5. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved March 14, 1907.

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