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CHAP. 15.

An Act respecting the Hamilton Powder Company.

(Assented to 5th October, 1896.) WHEREAS the Hamilton Powder Company has petitioned Preamble

set Act of incorporation, and it is expedient to grant the prayer of the said petition: Therefore Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows :

1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section two of its Act 1862, c. 73, of incorporation, being chapter seventy-three of the Statutes amended. of 1862 of the late province of Canada, the Hamilton Powder Company may increase its capital stock to three hundred Increase of

capital. thousand dollars, by the issue of four hundred new shares of the value of five hundred dollars each. The said shares shall be issued on such terms and conditions as are determined by a majority of the shareholders, present in person or represented by proxy, at a special general meeting of the shareholders duly called for that purpose. Provided, however, that the stock Approval of shall not be increased until the resolution of the board of

shareholders. directors authorizing such increase has first been passed and approved of by the votes of shareholders representing at least two-thirds in value of the subscribed stock of the Company, present in person or represented by proxy at a special general meeting duly called for that purpose.

2. The number of directors of the Company as provided by Section 5 section five of the said Act, is hereby increased to five.

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business.

3. The directors of the Company may, when authorized by Place of a by-law for that purpose, passed and approved of by the votes of shareholders representing at least two-thirds in value of the subscribed stock of the Company present in person or represented by proxy at a special general meeting duly called for that purpose, change the chief place of business of the Company to the city of Montreal, but such change shall not take effect until

a copy of the by-law duly certified under the seal of the Company has been deposited with the Secretary of State, and bas also been published in the Canada Gazette. So soon as the

said chief place of business is established at the city of Sections 5, 8, Montreal, the word “Montreal ” shall be substituted for the 15 amended.

word “Hamilton” wherever it appears in sections five, eight and fifteen of the said Act.

Section 12 amended.

4. Section twelve of the said Act is hereby amended by substituting in place of the words “not exceeding in all at any time an amount equal to one-half of the paid-up capital of the Company,” the-words, “not exceeding in all at any time an amount equal to three-fourths of the paid-up capital of the Company."

OTTAWA: Printed by SAMUEL EDWARD DAWson, Law Printer to the Queen's

most Excellent Majesty.

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CHAP. 16.

An Act for the relief of Albert Nordheimer.

(Assented to 5th October, 1896.] HEREAS Albert Nordheimer, of the city of Toronto, in Preamble.

manufacturer, bas by his petition set forth, that on the third day of June, one thousand eight hundred and eighty, at the said city of Toronto, he was lawfully married to Edith May Vankoughnet of the said city of Toronto, spinster, that they cohabited together as husband and wife until the month of August, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-three, and had issue of the said marriage three children, that in the month of August, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-three, the said Edith May Vankoughnet committed adultery with one William Cranston, the younger, and since then on divers occasions has committed adultery with the said William Cranston, the younger; and whereas he has humbly prayed that the said marriage may be dissolved and that he may be authorized to marry again, and that such further relief may be afforded him as is deemed meet; and whereas he has proved the said allegations of his petition, and it is expedient that the prayer thereof be granted: Therefore Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

1. The said marriage between the said Albert Nordheimer Marriage and Edith May Vankoughnet, his wife, is hereby dissolved,

dissolved. and shall henceforth be null and void to all intents and purposes whatever.

2. The said Albert Nordheimer may at any time hereafter Right to marry any woman whom he might lawfully marry in case the marry again. said marriage with the said Edith May Vankoughnet had not been solemnized.

OTTAWA: Printed by SAMUEL EDWARD DAWSON, Law Printer to the Queen's

most Excellent Majesty.

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