Chap. 0461 An Act to apportion and assess a state tax of one million five hundred thousand dollars.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Section 1. Each city and town in this Commonwealth shall be assessed and pay the sum with which it stands charged in the following schedule, that is to say : -
Abington, thirteen hundred and thirty-five dollars. Acton, eight hundred and seventy dollars. Aeusb.net, three hundred and sixty dollars. Adams, twenty-six hundred and ten dollars. Agawam, seven hundred and sixty-five dollars. Alford, one hundred and five dollars. Amesbury, three thousand and fifteen dollars. Amherst, seventeen hundred and fifty-five dollars. Andover, twenty-eight hundred and twenty dollars. Arlington, forty-six hundred and thirty-five dollars. Ashburnham, five hundred and seventy dollars. Ashby, two hundred and eighty-five dollars. Ashfield, two hundred and eighty-five dollars. Ashland, six hundred and forty-five dollars. Athol, twenty-two hundred and ninety-five dollars. Attleborough, thirty-one hundred and thirty-five dollars.
Auburn, three hundred and thirty dollars.
Avon, four hundred and sixty-five dollars.
Ayer, seven hundred and sixty-five dollars.
Barnstable, twenty-two hundred and thirty-five dollars.
Barre, eight hundred and twenty-five dollars.
Becket, two hundred and fifty-five dollars.
Bedford, five hundred and fifty-five dollars.
Belchertown, five hundred and ten dollars.
Bellingham, four hundred and twenty dollars.
Belmont, twenty-four hundred and forty-five dollars.
Berkley, two hundred and fifty-five dollars.
Berlin, two hundred and seventy dollars.
Bernardston, two hundred and fifty-five dollars.
Beverly, eighty-one hundred and fifteen dollars.
Billerica, eleven hundred and seventy dollars.
Blackstone, fourteen hundred and eighty-five dollars.
Blaudford, two hundred and fifty-five dollars.
Bolton, two hundred and seventy dollars.
Boston, five hundred thirty-six thousand six hundred and seventy dollars.
Bourne, eleven hundred and fifty-five dollars.
Boxborough, one hundred and twenty dollars.
Boxford, five hundred and ten dollars.
Boylston, three hundred dollars.
Braintree, twenty-six hundred and ten dollars.
Brewster, three hundred and fifteen dollars.
Bridgewater, fourteen hundred and ten dollars.
Brimfield, two hundred and forty dollars.
Brockton, fourteen thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.
Brookfield, eight hundred and forty dollars.
Brookline, thirty-six thousand three hundred and sixty dollars.
Buckland, three hundred and forty-five dollars. Burlington, two hundred and seventy dollars. Cambridge, forty-eight thousand one hundred and ninety-fiv( dollars.
Canton, twenty-four hundred and thirty dollars. Carlisle, one hundred and eighty dollars. Carver, four hundred and eighty dollars. Charlemont, two hundred and ten dollars. Charlton, five hundred and forty dollars. Chatham, five hundred and twenty-five dollars. Chelmsford, thirteen hundred and five dollars. Chelsea, twelve thousand seven hundred and sixty-five dol lars.
Cheshire, four hundred andjGve dollars. Chester, three hundred and seventy-five dollars. Chesterfield, one hundred and sixty-five dollars. Chicopee, fifty-three hundred and seventy dollars.
Chilmark, one hundred and twenty dollars.
Clarksburg, one hundred and fifty dollars.
Clinton, thirty-nine hundred and seventy-five dollars.
Cohasset, thirty-one hundred and five dollars.
Colrain, three hundred and sixty dollars.
Concord, twenty-three hundred and eighty-five dollars.
Conway, three hundred and ninety dollars.
Cottage City, eight hundred and forty dollars.
Cummington, one hundred and sixty-five dollars.
Dalton, sixteen hundred and twenty dollars.
Dana, one hundred and eighty dollars.
Danvers, twenty-eight hundred and twenty dollars.
Dartmouth, fourteen hundred and eighty-five dollars.
Dedham, forty-four hundred and fifty-five dollars.
Deerfield, seven hundred and thirty-five dollars.
Dennis, seven hundred and fifty dollars.
Dighton, four hundred and eighty dollars.
Douglas, six hundred dollars.
Dover, five hundred and fifty-five dollars.
Dracut, ten hundred and eighty dollars.
Dudley, six hundred and fifteen dollars.
Dunstable, one hundred and sixty-five dollars.
Duxbury, nine hundred dollars.
East Bridgewater, eight hundred and eighty-five dollars. East Longmeadow, three hundred and seventy-five dollars. Eastham, one hundred and eighty dollars. Easthampton, sixteen hundred and five dollars. Easton, twenty-seven hundred and thirty dollars. Edgartown, four hundred and five dollars. Egremont, two hundred and fifty-five dollars. Enfield, four hundred and fifty dollars. Erving, two hundred and forty dollars. Essex, six hundred and fifteen dollars. Everett, eighty-one hundred and thirty dollars. Fairhaven, thirteen hundred and thirty-five dollars. Fall River, thirty-eight thousand seven hundred and thirty dollars.
Falmouth, thirty-seven hundred and ninety-five dollars. Fitchburg, twelve thousand five hundred and ten dollars. Florida, ninety dollars.
Foxborough, ten hundred and eighty dollars. Framingham, fifty-one hundred and thirty dollars. Franklin, seventeen hundred and twenty-five dollars. Freetown, four hundred and ninety-five dollars. Gardner, twenty-eight hundred and ninety-five dollars. Gay Head, fifteen dollars. Georgetown, six hundred dollars. Gill, two hundred and seventy dollars. Gloucester, eighty-eight hundred and ninety-five dollars.
Goshen, seventy-five dollars. Gosnold, one hundred and twenty dollars. Grafton, thirteen hundred and ninety-five dollars. Granby, two hundred and fifty-five dollars. Granville, two hundred and ten dollars. Great Harrington, two thousand and eighty-five dollars. Greenfield, thirty-three hundred and ninety dollars. Greenwich, one hundred and fifty dollars. Groton, fifteen hundred and ninety dollars. Groveland, five hundred and seventy dollars. Hadley, five hundred and fifty-five dollars. Halifax, one hundred and fifty dollars. Hamilton, nine hundred and seventy-five dollars. Hampden, two hundred and twenty-five dollars. Hancock, one hundred and eighty dollars. Hanover, seven hundred and ninety-five dollars. Hanson, three hundred and ninety dollars. Hardwick, eight hundred and eighty-five dollars. • Harvard, five hundred and fifty-five dollars. Harwich, six hundred and ninety dollars. Hatfield, five hundred and eighty-five dollars. Haverhill, fourteen thousand and eighty-five dollars. Hawley, ninety dollars. Heath, ninety dollars.
Hingham, twenty-four hundred and sixty dollars. Hinsdale, three hundred and ninety dollars. Holbrook, seven hundred and eighty dollars. Holden, six hundred and seventy-five dollars. Holland, forty-five dollars. Holliston, uine hundred and fifteen dollars. Holyoke, eighteen thousand two hundred and eighty-five dollars.
Hopedale, nineteen hundred and sixty-five dollars. Hopkinton, ten hundred and fifty dollars. Hubbardston, three hundred and seventy-five dollars. Hudson, seventeen hundred and eighty-five dollars. Hull, eighteen hundred and sixty dollars. Huntington, two hundred and eighty-five dollars. Hyde Park, fifty-one hundred and thirty dollars. Ipswich, seventeen hundred and twenty-five dollars. Kingston, nine hundred dollars. Lakeville, three hundred dollars. Lancaster, sixteen hundred and eighty dollars. Lauesborough, two hundred and fifty-five dollars. Lawrence, twenty thousand two hundred and five dollars. Lee, ten hundred and twenty dollars. Leicester, thirteen hundred and sixty-five dollars. Lenox, nineteen hundred and twenty dollars. Leominster, thirty-seven hundred and five dollars.
Leverett, one hundred and sixty-five dollars. Lexington, twenty-five hundred and ninety-five dollars. Leyden, one hundred and sixty-five dollars. Lincoln, ten hundred and twenty dollars. Littleton, four hundred and ninety-five dollars. Longrneadow, four hundred and twenty dollars. Lowell, thirty-nine thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars.
Ludlow, seven hundred and twenty dollars. Lunenburg, four hundred and twenty dollars. Lynn, twenty-eight thousand and ninety-five dollars. Lynnfield, three hundred and forty-five dollars. Maiden, fifteen thousand six hundred and ninety dollars. Manchester, forty-two hundred and sixty dollars. Mansfield, ten hundred and sixty-five dollars. Marblehead, thirty-one hundred and ninety-five dollars. Marion, five hundred and forty dollars. Marlborough, fifty-one hundred dollars. Marshfield, seven hundred and eighty dollars. Mashpee, one hundred and five dollars. Mattapoisett, eight hundred and seventy dollars. Maynard, twelve hundred dollars. Medfield, seven hundred and ninety-five dollars. Medford, ten thousand and twenty dollars. Medway, seven hundred and ninety-five dollars. Melrose, sixty-six hundred and forty-five dollars. Mendon, three hundred and fifteen dollars. Merrimac, seven hundred and thirty-five dollars. Methuen, twenty-one hundred and ninety dollars. Middleborough, twenty-three hundred and ten dollars. Middlefield, one hundred and thirty-five dollars. Middleton, three hundred dollars. Milford, thirty-one hundred and sixty-five dollars. Millbury, twelve hundred and ninety dollars. Millis, three hundred and ninety dollars. Milton, ten thousand eight hundred and ninety dollars. Monroe, ninety dollars.
Monson, ten hundred and ninety-five dollars. Montague, twenty-one hundred dollars. Monterey, one hundred and thirty-five dollars. Montgomery, seventy-five dollars. Mount "Washington, forty-five dollars. Nahant, thirty-one hundred and eighty dollars. Nantucket, seventeen hundred and fifty-five dollars. Natick. thirty-three hundred and thirty dollars. Needham, seventeen hundred and eighty-five dollars. New Ashford, thirty dollars.
New Bedford, thirty-one thousand nine hundred and five dollars.
New Braintree, two hundred and twenty-five dollars. New Marlborough, three hundred dollars. New Salem, one hundred and sixty-live dollars. Newbury, six hundred dollars.
Newburyport, fifty-seven hundred and sixty dollars. Newton, twenty-nine thousand seven hundred and seventy-five dollars. Norfolk, two hundred and eighty-five dollars. North Adams, fifty-two hundred and five dollars. North Andover, nineteen hundred and twenty dollars. North Attleborough, twenty-two hundred and five dollars. North Brookfield, eleven hundred and seventy dollars. North Heading, two hundred and eighty-five dollars. Northampton, sixty-four hundred and ninety-five dollars. Northborough, seven hundred and twenty dollars. Northbridge, twenty-two hundred and fifty dollars. Northfield, five hundred and seventy dollars. Norton, four hundred and eighty dollars. Norwell, five hundred and seventy dollars. Norwood, twenty hundred and forty dollars. Oakham, one hundred and eighty dollars. Orange, nineteen hundred and sixty-five dollars. Orleans, three hundred and seventy-five dollars. Otis, one hundred and twenty dollars. Oxford, seven hundred and eighty dollars. Palmer, sixteen hundred and twenty dollars. Paxton, one hundred and sixty-five dollars. Peabody, forty-three hundred and eighty dollars. Pelham, one hundred and five dollars. Pembroke, three hundred and sixty dollars. Pepperell, twelve hundred dollars. Peru, sixty dollars.
Petersham, three hundred and sixty dollars. Phillipston, one hundred and fifty dollars. Pittsfield, eighty-four hundred and fifteen dollars. Plainfield, ninety dollars.
Plymouth, thirty-nine hundred and forty-five dollars. Plympton, one hundred and eighty dollars. Prescott, ninety dollars. Princeton, four hundred and eighty dollars. Provincetown, eleven hundred and forty dollars. Quincy, ten thousand and five dollars. Randolph, twelve hundred and sixty dollars. Raynham, four hundred and eighty dollars. Reading, twenty-two hundred and eighty dollars. Rehobotli, four hundred and five dollars. Revere, forty-nine hundred and thirty-five dollars. Richmond, one hundred and eighty dollars. Rochester, two hundred and eighty-five dollars.
Rockland, seventeen hundred and twenty-five dollars. Rockport, fifteen hundred and forty-five dollars. Rowe, one hundred and twenty dollars. Rowley, three hundred and ninety dollars. Royalston, three hundred dollars. Russell, two hundred and fifty-five dollars. Rutland, three hundred and fifteen dollars. Salem, sixteen thousand and five dollars. Salisbury, three hundred and seventy-five dollars. Sandisfield, one hundred and ninety-five dollars. Sandwich, five hundred and forty dollars. Saugus, eighteen hundred and thirty dollars. Savoy, ninety dollars.
Scituate, thirteen hundred and five dollars.
Seekonk, four hundred and ninety-five dollars.
Sharon, ten hundred and five dollars.
Sheffield, four hundred and ninety-five dollars.
Shelburne, five hundred and ten dollars.
Sherborn, four hundred and thirty-five dollars.
Shirley, four hundred and thirty-five dollars.
Shrewsbury, five hundred and eighty-five dollars.
Shutesbury, ninety dollars.
Somerset, six hundred and fifteen dollars.
Somerville, twenty-seven thousand and seventy-five dollars.
South Hadley, thirteen hundred and twenty dollars.
Southampton, two hundred and seventy dollars.
Southborough, nine hundred and ninety dollars.
Southbridge, twenty-three hundred and eighty-five dollars.
Southwick, three hundred dollars.
Spencer, twenty-three hundred and twenty-five dollars.
Springfield, thirty-seven thousand and sixty-five dollars.
Sterling, four hundred and eighty dollars.
Stockbridge, eighteen hundred and thirty dollars.
Stoneham, twenty-six hundred and seventy dollars.
Stoughton, seventeen hundred and ten dollars.
Stow, three hundred and seventy-five dollars.
Stnrbridge, five hundred and ten dollars.
Sudbury, six hundred and thirty dollars.
Sunderland, two hundred and forty dollars.
Sutton, seven hundred and thirty-five dollars.
Swampscott, thirty-one hundred and eighty dollars.
Swanzey, five hundred and fifty-five dollars.
Taunton, eleven thousand seven hundred and forty-five dollars.
Templeton, eight hundred and ten dollars.
Tewksbury, eight hundred and eighty-five dollars.
Tisbury, five hundred and ten dollars.
Tolland, seventy-five dollars.
Topsfield, four hundred and thirty-five dollars.
Townsend, six hundred and forty-five dollars.
Truro, one hundred and ninety-five dollars'. Tyngsborough, two hundred and twenty-five dollars. Tyringham, one hundred and twenty dollars. Upton, six hundred dollars.
Uxbridge, twelve hundred and seventy-five dollars. Wakefield, thirty-nine hundred and sixty dollars. Wales, one hundred and sixty-live dollars. Walpole, thirteen hundred and five dollars, Waltham, ten thousand three hundred and twenty dollars. Ware, twenty-four hundred and thirty dollars Wareham, twelve hundred and forty-five dollars. Warren, thirteen hundred and eighty dollars. Warwiek, one hundred and ninety-five dollars. AVashington, one hundred and twenty dollars. Watertown, fifty-two hundred and ninety-five dollars. Wayland, nine hundred dollars.
Webster, twenty-two hundred and thirty-five dollars. Wellesle}7, four thousand and ninety-five dollars. Wellfleet, four hundred and twenty dollars. Wendell, one hundred and thirty-five dollars. Wenharn, four hundred and thirty-five dollars. West Boylston, seven hundred and five dollars. West Bridgewater, live hundred and seventy dollars. West Brookfielcl, four hundred and fifty dollars. West Newbury, five hundred and ten dollars. West Springfield, twenty-six hundred and fifty-five dollars. West Stoekbridge, two hundred and seventy dollars. West Tisbury, two hundred and twenty-five dollars. Westborough, sixteen hundred and sixty-five dollars. Westfield, forty-five hundred and ninety dollars. Westford, seven hundred and ninety-five dollars. Westhampton, one hundred and thirty-five dollars. Westminster, four hundred and five dollars. Weston, twenty-one hundred and sixty dollars. Westport, nine hundred and fifteen dollars. Westwood, five hundred and seventy dollars. Weymouth, thirty-nine hundred and fifteen dollars. Whately, two hundred and seventy dollars. Whitman, two thousand and seventy dollars. Wilbraham, four hundred and fifty dollars. Williamsburg, five hundred and ten dollars. Williamstown, fifteen hundred and thirty dollars. Wilmington, five hundred and fifty-five dollars. Winchendon, thirteen hundred and ninety-five dollars. Winchester, four thousand and ninety-five dollars. Windsor, one hundred and five dollars. Winthrop, thirty-one hundred and thirty-five dollars. Woburn, fifty-seven hundred dollars.
Worcester, fifty-six thousand five hundred and five dollars.
Worthington, one hundred and eighty dollars. Wrentham, eight hundred and forty dollars. Yarmouth, nine hundred and sixty dollars.
Section 2. The treasurer of the Commonwealth shall forthwith send his warrant, directed to the selectmen or assessors of each city or town taxed as aforesaid, requiring them respectively to assess the sum so charged, according to the provisions of chapter eleven of the Public Statutes, and to add the amount of such tax to the amount of town and county taxes to be assessed by them respectively on each city and town.
Section 3. The treasurer of the Commonwealth in his warrant shall require the said selectmen or assessors to pay, or issue severally their warrant or warrants requiring the treasurers of their several cities or towns to pay, to the treasurer of the Commonwealth, on or before the tenth day of December in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, the sums set against said cities and towns in the schedule aforesaid; and the selectmen or assessors respectively shall return a certificate of the names of the treasurers of their several cities and towns, with the sum which each may be required to collect, to the treasurer of the Commonwealth at some time before the first day of October in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-nine.
Section 4. If the amount due from any city or town, as provided in this act, is not paid to the treasurer of the Commonwealth within the time specified, then the said treasurer shall notify the treasurer of such delinquent city or town, who shall pay into the treasury of the Commonwealth, in addition to the tax, such further sum as would be equal to one per cent per month during such delinquency from and after the tenth day of December in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-nine; and if the same remains unpaid after the first day of January in the year nineteen hundred, an information may be filed by the treasurer of the Commonwealth in the supreme judicial court, or before any justice thereof, against sueh delinquent city or town ; and upon notice to sueh eity or town, and a summary hearing thereon, a warrant of distress may issue against sueh city or town to enforce the payment of said taxes under such penalties as said court or the justice thereof before whom the hearing is had shall order.
Section 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved June 2, 1899,