Such association shall have the power to purchase or take by gift, devise, or by exercising
the power of eminent domain, and to hold lands, not exceeding three hundred and sixty
acres, and improvements thereon, exempt from taxation, execution, or from any appropriation
of public purchasers, if the same are used exclusively for cemetery purposes and in
nowise with a view to profit. After such land is paid for, all the future receipts and income of such association,
whether from the sale of lots, from donations, or otherwise, shall be applied exclusively
to laying out, protecting, preserving, and embellishing the cemetery and the avenues
leading thereto, to the erection of such building or buildings, vault or vaults, chapel,
crematory, mausoleum, and other structures as may be deemed necessary for the cemetery
purposes, and to paying the necessary expenses of the association. The procedure to condemn property shall be exercised in the manner set forth in sections 76-704 to 76-724.
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