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propositions, and so submit the same to the voters as to allow them to
vote for either or all of said propositions, so that the provisions of this
Act may be effective as to one or more of them.
1910, ch. 531, sec. 4 (p. 526).
659. The bonds herein provided for shall bear interest at the rate of five
per cent, per annum, and shall be signed by the Mayor and Clerk of said
corporation and sealed with the corporate seal, and shall be denominated
Westernport General Improvement Bonds, that the said bonds shall be
issued in denominations of five hundred dollars ($500.00), payable thirty
years from the date of issuing and redeemable at the option of the said
Town of Westernport at any time after five years from the date of issu-
ing. That said bonds shall be exempt from all taxation for Allegany
County, municipal tax, Westernport and school purposes.
1910, ch. 531, sec. 5 (p. 528.).
660. The said the Mayor and Commissioners of Westernport • in the
event of the approval of such ordinance or ordinances, either as to one
or more of the said items for improvements by the qualified voters of
the said Town of Westernport as herein provided for, are hereby author-
ized and empowered to do all things necessary for the issuance of, 'such
bonds, their offering for sale under the most advantageous terms and con-
ditions, the providing of a sinking fund for the purposes of meeting the
interest on said bonds, and their payment upon maturity, and all other
things in connection with the procuring of the loan and the issuance "and
payment of the bonds and carrying on the work provided under the ordi-
nance or ordinances as may be necessary and proper.
1912, ch. 47.
661. The Mayor and Commissioners of the Town of Westernport in
Allegany County shall have full power and authority to contract with
any corporate body, individuals or other persons in order to establish a
complete system of water works for the Town of Westernport, and shall
have power to regulate the erection and management of the same by
passing ordinances pertaining thereto, and also to grant by ordinances
or otherwise the right to lay conduits or water mains through the streets
of said town, or may contract for such service themselves. And authority
is hereby given said Mayor and Commissioners of Westernport to con-
demn any land, earth or stone or any interest therein, either in Allegany
or Garrett Counties, if they are not able to agree with the owners for
such rights of way, if the same should become necessary for the erection
of the aforesaid water system; and the Mayor and Commissioners of
Westernport in Allegany County shall have all the right and authority
as set out in Article 23 of the Code of Public General Laws of Maryland
from Sections 329 to 336, inclusive, and to contract for and condemn
land of sufficient width for the placing of conduits or water pipes and, land
for reservoirs for the use of said water system, and they shall have power
to pass all such ordinances as may be necessary into effect this provision.