Thomas Ryan, Patrick McVeigh, John P. Muller, William Carroll, James Fitzgibbons, John Broan, Oliver Hessell, James Eagan, John McGuinness, Walter Sayre, Edward Collins, John Eagan, Michael Lumbardi, Frank Miller, Thomas Carrigy, Henry Carson, John Smith, Charles Masterson, Phillip Stein, Joseph F. Clifford, John Mack, Thomas Finn, Cornelius Grinnan, John Kelly, John Brady, Thomas Carmine, Thomas Searson, Michael Mallery, James McHeary, John Condon, Chris. Geyer, Nicholas Glavin, Patrick Whalen, Fred. Worth, James McCormack, Peter Woods, Nicholas Moran, James Clark, Thomas Knevenee, Alfred P. Thorley and Phillip Morrison, for compensation, under chapter four hundred and fifteen of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-two, for services rendered as drivers in the department of street cleaning in the city of New York; and to audit and allow such claims, or such part thereof as the said board may deem just and equitable, as a charge against the city of New York.

§ 2. The said board of estimate and apportionment may, in its SliP^JTiH"* discretion, direct the comptroller of the city of New York to pay

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the amount which it may have audited and allowed as aforesaid JlJ4'^!^. out of any unexpended balance of any appropriation made to any of the departments of the city of New York for any purpose for the year nineteen hundred and four; or the said board of estimate and apportionment may provide for the amount which it may have audited and allowed as aforesaid by the issue and sale, in the manner provided by law, of corporate stock of the said city and including the said amount in the first estimate made by tho said board for the expenses of said city after the audit and allowance of the said amount, or in any other manner which to tho said board may seem expedient and appropriate. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 749.

AN ACT to incorporate The Hellenic eastern orthodox christian church of New York.

Became a law, June 3, 1905, 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:

tawpor.- Section 1. The following named trustees, Peter A. Menakakis, Charles Chiclacos and Constantine G. Vlachos, and their successors are hereby created a body corporate to be known as iSS^'ioo." The Hellenic Eastern Orthodox Christian Church of New Smrporm- York." The object of incorporation is to enable the said abovetion' mentioned trustees to acquire and dispose of real and personal property for the benefit of the said "The Hellenic Eastern Orthodox Christian Church of New York" and to take by gift, will or devise, such amount, sum or sums, parcel or parcels of real property as may from time to time be conveyed, willed or devised to them. A further object is to distinguish the said "The Hellenic Eastern Orthodox Christian Church of New York " from the so-called " Greek Church of the Eastern Confession" by which title the church of Russia and the church of Greece in general have been known, although the Greek church has been separated from the Russian since the year eleven hundred, anno domini. 5£uL°' § 2. The board of trustees sha'i have power to adopt, amend and enforce by-laws prescribing the number and times of the meetings of such board and the number of directors necessary to constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The trustees of such corporation shall have power to invest any surplus money of the corporation in excess of the amount needed for running expenses in improved real estate to an amount not exceeding two-thirds the market value thereof and in such other securities as savings banks of the state of New York are allowed to invest their funds. { 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 750.

AN ACT to amend the stock corporation law, in relation to change of number of directors.

Became a law, June 3, 1905, 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 folloics:

Section 1. Section twenty-one of chapter five hundred and sixty-four of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety, entitled "An act in relation to stock corporations constituting chapter thirty-eight of the general laws," as amended by chapter six hundred and eighty-eight of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninetytwo, and as further amended by chapter three hundred and twenty of the laws of nineteen hundred and three, and as further amended by chapter three hundred and seven of the laws of nineteen hundred and four, is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 21. Change of number of directors.—The number of directors of any stock corporation may be increased or reduced, but not below the minimum number prescribed by law, when the stockholders owning a majority of the stock of the corporation shall so determine, at a meeting to be held at the usual place of meeting of the directors, on two weeks' notice in writing to each stockholder of record. Such notice shall be served personally or by mail, directed to each stockholder at his last known postoffice address. Proof of the service of such notice shall be filed in the office of the corporation at or before the time of such meeting. The proceedings of such meeting shall be entered in the minutes of the corporation and a transcript thereof verified by the president and secretary of the meeting shall be filed in the offices where the original certificates of incorporation were filed. Such increase or reduction may also be effected by unanimous consent without a meeting, in which case there shall be filed in the offices herein specified, the unanimous consent of the stockholders in writing, signed by them, or their duly authorized proxies, but no such consent shall be valid unless there is annexed thereto an affidavit of the custodian of the stock book of such corporation stating lhat the persons who have signed such consent, either in person or by proxy, are the holders of record of the entire capital stock of said corporation issued and outstanding. If a corporation formed under or subject to the banking law, the consent of the superintendent of banks, and if an insurance corporation, the consent of the superintendent of insurance, shall be first obtained to such increase or reduction of the number of directors. This section shall apply to any stock corporation whether organized under a general or special law, and the number of directors may be increased as hereby provided notwithstanding the maximum number of directors now prescribed by law. If the number of directors be increased, the additional directors authorized by such increase shall be elected by the votes of a majority of the directors in office at the time of the increase. If the original or an amended certificate of incorporation of the corporation shall provide that the directors shall be divided into two or more classes, whose terms of office shall respectively expire at different times, the additional directors shall be divided among such classes as nearly as practicable in proportion to the respective numbers of directors constituting each class prior to such increase. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 751.

AN ACT to amend the stock corporation law, in relation to alterations or extension of business.

Became a law, June 3, 1905, 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. Section thirty-two of chapter six hundred and eighty-eight of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-two, entitled "An act to amend the stock corporation law," as amended by chapter three hundred and fifty-four of the laws of nineteen hundred and one, is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 32. Alterations or extension of business.—Any stock corporation heretofore or hereafter organized under any general or special law of this state may alter its certificate of incorporation so as to include therein any purposes, powers or provisions which at the time of such alteration may apply to corporations engaged in a business of the same general character, or which

might be included in the certificates of incorporation of a cor-
poration organized under any general law of this state for a
business of the same general character, by filing in the manner
provided for the original certificate of incorporation an amended
certificate, executed by the president and secretary, stating the
alteration proposed, and that the same has been duly authorized
by a vote of a majority of the directors and also by vote of stock-
holders representing at least three-fifths of the capital stock,
at a meeting of the stockholders called for the purpose in the
manner provided in section forty-five of this chapter, and a copy
of the proceedings of such meeting, verified by the affidavit of
one of the directors present thereat, shall be filed with such
amended certificate.
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 752.

AN ACT to incorporate Third Franciscan order, minor conventuals.

Became a law, June 3, 1905, with the approval of the Governor. Passed, three-fifths being present.

The People of the State ofXeio York, represented in Senate and Assevibly, do enact as folloics:

Section 1. Delphina Muller, Johanna Kaiser, Joscpha Brutsche, [^'T0TMBaptista Stahl, Hyacinth Gliessner, and such other persons as are now, or hereafter may be associated with them, and their successors, are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic by the name of the "third Franciscan order, minor conventuals," and soma of

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by that name they shall have perpetual succession, and shall be rower*, capable of suing and being sued in any court whatsoever, and of having and using a common seal which they may alter and change at pleasure. .

§ 2. The business and objects of this corporation shall be the n^^, 0( establishment and maintenance of hospitals for the taking care of u°Tp°r4" and nursing the sick; the establishment and maintenance of asylums and schools for the teaching and education of the children of the poor, and the establishment and maintenance of homes for the aged, incurable and needy.

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