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by the district attorney and all other services which have heretofore been performed by the sheriff of said county or his deputies which are a county charge without fee or reward from the county of Westchester, although the statute or law imposing

such duty may provide that a fee or other compensation be paid Disburse, therefor, but he shall be entitled to his actual disbursements for travel, etc. travel, lodging and food incurred while attending to the trans

portation of juvenile delinquents and any other persons whom he is required by law to transport, where the cost of such transportation is made by law a county charge. The bill for aforesaid disbursements shall be presented to and audited by the

board of supervisors of Westchester county at their annual Appointees session. The sheriff shall appoint the following officers and shall

receive from the county treasurer the following compensation therefor, namely: an under-sheriff whose salary shall be two thousand dollars a year; a counsel whose salary shall be fifteen hundred dollars a year; a clerk whose salary shall be twelve hundred dollars a year; a jailor whose salary shall be twelve hundred dollars a year; an assistant jailor whose salary shall be nine hundred dollars a year; three deputy sheriffs each of whom shall receive a salary of fifteen hundred dollars a year; a day watchman at the jail whose salary shall be nine hundred dollars a year; a night watchman at the jail whose salary shall be nine hundred dollars a year; and a cook whose salary shall be five hundred dollars a year; which sums shall be paid in monthly installments. The said jailor in addition to his other duties to be prescribed by the sheriff shall keep under the supervision and direction of said sheriff the “ jailor's docket” of prisoners hereinafter mentioned.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap 311.
AN ACT to make the office of coroner within the county of

Steuben a salaried office, and to regulate the management of

said office. Became a law April 13, 1899, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senato and Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. The several coroners within the county of Steuben Annual

salary of next elected or appointed, and thereafter to be elected or ap pointed, shall each receive as compensation for their services and expenses an annual salary of four hundred dollars, which shall not be increased or diminished during their several terms of office, which shall be paid to each of such coroners quarterly by the county treasurer of said county, and such salary shall be in lieu of any fees or compensation for services and expenses.

§ 2. Whenever, after this act becomes a law, a coroner in the Duty of county of Steuben is informed that a person has been killed or dangerously wounded by another, or has suddenly died under such circumstances as to afford a reasonable ground to suspect that such death has been occasioned by the act of another by criminal means, or has committed suicide, he must go to the place where the person is and forth with inquire into the cause of the death or wounding, and if he deems an examination by a physician neces. Examinasary, he must, upon being authorized in writing by the supervisor physician. of the town where such person is, or if in the city of Corning or Hornellsville upon being authorized in writing by the mayor of such city, respectively, employ one physician to make an examina. tion of such person. The compensation for said examination of

Compensasuch physician shall not exceed the sum of ten dollars, and the tion there. same shall be a county charge against the county of Steuben.

§ 3. If, upon such examination, such coroner, or other person Notice to acting as coroner, shall be of the opinion that the death or wound- attorney. ing was caused by the act of another by criminal means, he shall at once notify the district attorney of said county. § 4. Thereupon the district attorney of said county may, if he Coroner's

inquest. deem it necessary, direct such coroner, or other person acting as coroner, to impanel a jury and hold an inquest upon such person,

for.

Failure of
coroner
to act.

In accordance with the provisions of title one, of part six, of the code of criminal procedure of the state of New York. And no coroner now holding office in said county of Steuben, or hereafter to be elected or appointed coroner in such county, shall hold such an inquest within said county unless so directed.

$ 5. Any coroner who, upon being notified as in section two of this act, specified, to go to the place where the person is and forth with inquire into the cause of the death or wounding, who shall fail or refuse to go, unless prevented from such going by sickness or other unavoidable cause of delay, shall, thereupon, forfeit his said office of coroner.

$ 6. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed as to Steuben county, and said county is excepted from heir provisions.

7. This act shall take effect immediately.

Repeal.

Chap. 312.
AN ACT providing that the police commissioners of the city of

New York in their discretion may reappoint Archibald Hamil-
ton, an ex-policeman of the city of New York, who resigned
from said police department September fifth, eighteen hun.
dred and eighty-two.

Accepted by tne city.
Became a law. April 13, 1899, 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 police commissioners of the city of New York are hereby authorized in their discretion to inquire into and ascertain whether Archibald Hamilton, who resigned from the New York police department September fifth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, has any physical or mental defects whereby he cannot serve in the New York city police department as a patrol.

Investigation by police commis sioners.

man.

Reappoint § 2. If the police commissioners of the city of New York after ment after investiga- careful investigation into the resignation of the said Archibald tion.

Hamilton, find that he resigned for good and sufficient reasons, and that no breach of the rules of the said police department was committed by Archibald Hamilton and that his resignation was

accepted by the police commissioners at that time, they may, in their discretion and upon application of the said Archibald Hamilton, appoint him as a patrolman in the said police de partment.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 313.
AN ACT to amend section five hundred and eighteen of chapter

three hundred and seventy-eight of the laws of eighteen hun-
dred and ninety-seven, entitled "An act to unite into one
municipality under the corporate name of The City of New
York, the various communities lying in and about New York
harbor, including the city and county of New York, the city of
Brooklyn and county of Kings, the county of Richmond and
part of the county of Queens, and to provide for the govern-
ment thereof,” relating to the Aqueduct Commissioners.

Accepted by the city.
Became a law April 13, 1899, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senato
and Assembly, do enact as follows :

Section 1. Section five hundred and eighteen of chapter three hundred and seventy-eight of the laws of eighteen hundred and amended. ninety-seven, entitled "An act to unite into one municipality under the corporate name of the city of New York, the various communities lying in and about New York harbor, including the city and county of New York, the city of Brooklyn and county of Kings, the county of Richmond, and part of the county of Queens, and to provide for the government thereof” is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 518. Nothing in this act contained shall be deemed or con. Water strued to repeal, or in any wise affect chapter four hundred and act not ninety of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-three, entitled “An act to provide new reservoirs, dams and a new aqueduct with the appurtenances thereto for the purpose of supplying the city of New York with an increased supply of pure and wholesome water," or the several acts amendatory thereof, but the said act and its amendments shall remain in full force and effect, provided

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supply

affected.

Aguadinot that the commissioners therein specified, shall not hereafter begin tomto

the construction of any new work, except such as may be properly and necessarily appurtenant to work, the construction of which has been begun before the date upon which this act takes effect. The term of office of the commissioners appointed and existing under the aforesaid act shall cease and determine on the completion of the work, and thereupon all papers, documents and records in possession of the aqueduct commissioners shall be delivered to the commissioner of water supply.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 314.
AN AOT to amend the town law, in relation to the licensing of

hawkers and peddlers, as amended by chapter five hundred and

thirty-eight of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. Became a law April 13, 1899, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

a majority being present.

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

Section 1. Section one hundred and eighty-four of chapter five hundred and sixty-nine of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety, entitled “An act in relation to towns, constituting chapter twenty of the general laws," known as the town law as in. serted by chapter five hundred and thirty-eight of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 184. Town board may prohibit hawking and peddling with. out license.-The town board of any town may, by resolution, prohibit the hawking and peddling of goods or produce in public streets or places, or the vending of the same by calls from house to house, without a license; but such prohibition shall not apply to the peddling of meats, fish, fruit or farm produce, to the sale by sample or prospectus of goods, books or other merchandise where the same are not delivered at the time the order therefor is taken, or to peddling by any person or corporation in this state, provided no sale is made by such person or corporation of drygoods, clothing, drugs or articles of food and all sales are wholly or partly by barter for merchandise, or so as to re

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