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May 30, 2013

Cooperstown election and law

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II. And be it further ordained, that no person shall drive any wagon, cart, sleigh or sled, or ride on horseback on any of the said side-walks, under the penalty of twenty-five cents for every offense.

III. And be it further ordained, that every person shall keep open the ditch, adjoining the side-walk opposite his lot, and that every person who shall neglect or refuse so to do, within twenty-four hours after notice given him by one of the trustees, shall forfeit and pay twenty-five cents.

IV. And be it further ordained, that no person shall between the thirtieth day of April and the first day of December in each and every year, deposit any fire wood, timber, boards or other obstruction in any street or ally [sic] within this village, and suffer the same to remain twenty-four hours, under the penalty of one dollar for each offense; and a further penalty of fifty cents for every twenty-four hours thereafter. —Provided always, that lumber or other materials, for the purpose of building, may be deposited opposite to the lot so to be built — by a written permission of one of the trustees.

V. And be it further ordained, that no person shall suffer any geese or swine, to run at large within this village under the penalty of one dollar for each & every offense. All complaints for the breach of this ordinance, must be made to one of the trustees, & on conviction of the offender, the informer shall receive the penalty.

VI. And be it further ordained, that no horse racing shall be allowed within the streets of this village, under the penalty of two dollars for every offense.

VII. And be it further ordained, that all former laws relative to the streets be & are hereby repealed.

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