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doned by the state for canal purposes by resolution of the canal board, adopted on October eighteenth, nineteen hundred and twenty-two, is hereby transferred and vested in the board of managcrs of the Newark State School for Mental Defectives, to be used in connection with the operation of such institution: All that Descrip tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the village of lands. Newark, county of Wayne, state of New York, bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a point in the northerly boundary line of parcel number six hundred and ninety-three said point being south sixty-seven degrees forty-five minutes fifty seconds east, one hundred and fifty-two feet more or less from the point of beginning of said parcel, as shown on map number one hundred and fifty of map showing subdivision of abandored Erie canal lands in the village of Newark, county of Wayne, approved by the commissioners of the land office at a meeting held on October eighteenth, nineteen hundred and twenty-two, and now on file in the office of the secretary of state, and running thence, along said northerly boundary line south sixty-seven degrees forty-five minutes fifty seconds east, one hundred eighteen and eighty onehundredths feet more or less to the westerly boundary line of parcel a; thence, along said westerly boundary line south fourteen degrees sixteen minutes west, twenty-five feet more or less to a point in the southerly blue line of the Erie canal; thence, along said southerly blue line the following courses: North sixty-seven degrees forty-five minutes fifty seconds west, fifty-nine and fifty-one one-hundredths feet

or less, south twenty-four deminutes west,

hundred thirty-four and eighty-two one-hundredths feet, north sixty-two degrees thirty-three minutes west, sixty-six feet and north twentyfour degrees east, one hundred twenty-eight and ninetysix one-hundredths feet to an angle point; thence, continuing along the last mentioned course produced and crossing parcel number six hundred and ninety-three, north twenty-four degrees east, twenty-five feet more or less to the place of beginning and containing eleven thousand seven hundred and fifty square feet of land more or less; all bearings being referred to the true meridian.

§ 2. The land described herein shall be set apart and used for Land to be the purposes of such institution, notwithstanding the provisions used for of article four of the public lands law.

$ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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CHAPTER 445
AN ACT to incorporate National Sports Alliance Relief Fund.
Became a law April 8, 1925, 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:

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ciates and successors, are hereby created a body corporate and politic under the laws of this state.

§ 2. The name of such corporation shall be National Sports Alliance Relief Fund and by that name it shall have perpetual succession with power to sue and be sued in courts of law and equity in this state and in the United States.

§ 3. Such corporation, in addition to the rights and powers corferred by this act, shall have all of the rights and powers of mem

bership corporations under the membership corporations law. Principal

§ 4. The principal office of such corporation shall be located in

the city of New York, but the operations of such corporation may operations. be conducted in any state, district, territory or possession of the

United States.

§ 5. The persons specified by name in section one shall be the board of directors of such corporation and shall hold office until their successors are elected in the manner provided by the by-laws of the corporation.

6. Such corporation shall have the following additional purposes and powers:

1. To take, receive and acquire property, real or personal, by grant, gift, purchase, devise, bequest, subscription or otherwise, and to hold and to dispose of such property and the increment thereto and the income therefrom for the benefit of and in assisting any needy or destitute persons at the time engaged in or devoted to professional sports, or who at any time or from time to time have been engaged in or devoted to professional sports, their immediate families or their dependents, or for the benefit of and in assisting any of such persons, their immediate families or dependents as may be in danger of becoming charges upon the community.

2. To create a fund for the effectuation of the purposes of the corporation by the execution of an instrument or instruments in writing, by the proper officers of the corporation, in the name of the corporation and on its behalf, pursuant to and under which there may at any time and from time to time be granted, given, conveyed, transferred, assigned and set over unto a reputable trust company in the city of New York, as trustee or depositary, the property, real or personal, which, pursuant to subdivision one of this section, may be taken, received and acquired by the corporation at any time or from time to time. Such instrument or instruments in writing shall determine and set forth the powers, duties and obligations of the trustee or depositary and the terms and conditions upon which the trustee or depositary is to administer such property as may be transferred to the trustee or depositary at any time and from time to time by the corporation, or such property as may be acquired by the trustee or depositary at any time and from time to time for the account of the corporation. Such powers, duties and obligations of the trustee or de positary and the terms and conditions upon which such property is to be administered by the trustee or depositary shall not be inconsistent with law or with the purposes of the corporation.

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4. To purchase, lease or otherwise acquire, hold, sell, lease, Power to convey, mortgage or otherwise dispose of real and personal prop- etc., erty or any interest therein.

5. To acquire by purchase, subscription or otherwise, and to Powers invest, hold for investment or otherwise and to trade and deal securities in and to use, endorse, sell, pledge or otherwise dispose of the of other stock, bonds, notes and other securities or evidences of indebted- tions. ness issued or created by any other corporation or corporations, domestic or foreign, and bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness and certificates or interest or participation or other obligations of any individual, syndicate, firm, association, trustee, government or subdivision thereof; to pay the money and issue bonds, debentures, notes and other obligations, secured or unsecured, of the corporation from time to time for moneys borrowed or in payment for property acquired or for any of the other objects or purposes of the corporation; to secure the same by niortgage or mortgages or deed or deeds of trust or by pledge or other lien upon any and all of the property, rights, privileges or franchises of the corporation, wheresoever situated, acquired or to be acquired; to sell, pledge or otherwise dispose of any and all debentures, bonds, notes or other obligations in such manner and upon such terms as the board of directors may deem advisable.

6. To do any and all acts and things herein set forth and, in General general, to do any or everything which is incidental or conducive powers. or convenient or proper to the attainment of its corporate purposes or any of them.

7. To establish and maintain offices, branches and agencies lowers within and without the state of New York; and

The matters expressed in each subdivision of this section shall, except as otherwise expressly provided, be in no wise limited by Powers reference to or inference from the terms of any other subdivision, indebut shall be regarded as independent provisions, and the enumeration of specific purposes and powers shall not be construed to limit or restrict in any manner the meaning of general terms or the general powers of the corporation.

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CHAPTER 446
AN ACT to incorporate Nazareth College of Rochester.
Became a law April 8, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

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

Section 1. Margaret Tindell, known in religion as Mother M. Sylvester, Elizabeth Corrigan, known in religion as Sister M. Columba, Rose Mahon, known in religion as Sister M. Cornelia, Caroline Nier, known in religion as Sister M. Euphrasia, and Sarah Reagan, known in religion as Sister M. Marcella, all of Rochester, New York, and their successors duly chosen and appointed as here

inafter provided, are hereby constituted a body corporate under Comporate the name of Nazareth College of Rochester. Said corporation shall

have perpetual succession, and said Margaret Tindell, known in religion as Mother M. Sylvester, Elizabeth Corrigan, known in religion as Sister M. Columba, Rose Mahon, known in religion as Sister M. Cornelia, Caroline Nier, known in religion as Sister M. Euphrasia, and Sarah Reagan, known in religion as Sister M. Marcella, are hereby constituted the board of trustees thereof. In case of a vacancy in the said board of trustees by death, resignation, or otherwise, the survivors or remainder of said trustees shall fill such vacancy.

§ 2. The said board of trustees shall select from their number, a president, a vice-president, a secretary, and a treasurer, and a majority of said trustees shall constitute a quorum for the trans

action of business. Corporate § 3. The objects of the corporation shall be to promote the

higher education of young women in literature, history, science, and the liberal and fine arts, and to maintain all such departments of knowledge as may be conducive to these ends; to maintain a department for the instruction and preparation of young women in the art of teaching; to maintain a school of education; to promote the religious, moral, secular, physical and general training and education of students; to conduct instruction in secondary education in the academic and business courses; to conduct a college or university for higher education; to teach such branches of learning, science and knowledge as the trustees may deem advisable; to confer literary, scientific, technical, and professional degrees, and in testimony thereof award certificates and diplomas.

§ 4. Said corporation shall have all the powers and authority conferred on educational corporations incorporated under the University of the State of New York, and shall have all the powers incident and necessary to carry out and perform the foregoing objects of the corporation, and may take, acquire, and hold real or personal property, or both, by purchase, gift, grant, bequest, devise, or otherwise. Except as to property rights conferred by this act, said corporation shall be subject to the provisions of the

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§ 5. Said corporation shall not sell, mortgage, or lease any of Sale,
its real property, unless such sale, mortgage, or lease is authorized mortgage
by the bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Rochester, or in of rea!
case of his inability to act, by the administrator of the Roman
Catholic diocese of Rochester, and unless the same is also author-
ized by a vote of two-thirds of the board of trustees of the corpora-
tion at a meeting called for that purpose. In case such sale, mort-
gage, or lease is so authorized by said bishop or in case of his
inability to act by said administrator, and by à vote of two-thirds
of said trustees, the said trustees shall petition the supreme court
of the state of New York for leave to sell, mortgage, or lease its
said real property, and no such sale, mortgage, or lease of real
property shall be valid excepting upon an order of a justice of
the supreme court of the state of New York approving the same.

§ 6. Said corporation, with the consent of the court and said Conveyance bishop or administrator, and the concurring vote of two-thirds of property the board of trustees thereof, may convey its real or personal torpother property, or both, with or without consideration to another cor- tions. poration created for the same or kindred purposes, or to a religious corporation of the Roman Catholic faith.

§ 7. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAPTER 447

AN ACT to legalize and confirm the official acts of notaries public and com

missioners of deeds.

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Became a law April 8, 1925, 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 official acts of every person as notary public or Acts commissioner of deeds theretofore commissioned as such, which acts Mar 24. have been performed since the twenty-fourth day of May, nine- withstand

ing certain teen hundred and twenty-four, so far as such acts may be affected, irregularimpaired or questioned by reason of any error or omission in the ities:

legalized. caption or venue, or elsewhere, in properly setting forth or designating the location where the instrument was acknowledged, or by reason of change of residence made after appointment, or by reason of misnomer or misspelling of name or other errors made in the appointment or commission of said notary public or commissioner of deeds, or by reason of omission or failure to take the prescribed oath of office within the time required by law, or by reason of such person being under the age of twenty-one years, or by reason of the expiration of the term of office of such notaries public or commissioners of deeds, or by reason of such notary holding some other civil office within the state or by reason of

1 See L. 1924, ch. 448.

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