Chap. 0017 An Act making appropriations for expenses of the state almshouse, the state prison, the reform school at westborough, the industrial school for girls, the bridgewater workhouse, the state primary school at monson, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted, cfcc, as follows:
Section 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appropriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the Common-
wealth, from the ordinary revenue, unless otherwise specified, for the purpose of meeting the current expenses of the institutions hereinafter named and for other purposes, during the year ending L}ecember thiry-first, in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-four, to wit:-
charitable.
For the current expenses of the state almshouse at Tewksbury, a sum not exceeding eighty-nine thousand five hundred dollars.
For the current expenses of the state primary school at Monson, a sum not exceeding forty-four thousaud dollars.
For expenses of the general agent of the board of state charities, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For expenses of the secretary of the board of state charities, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses of the visiting agent of the board of state charities, a sum not exceeding three thousand seven hundred dollars.
For travelling and other expenses of the board of state charities, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.
For the support and relief of state lunatic paupers in state hospitals, a sum not exceeding ninety-five thousand dollars.
For the support of state paupers, by cities and towns, a sum not exceeding twenty-five thousaud dollars, the same to include any expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of chapter one hundred and sixty-two of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and chapter twelve of the acts of eighteen hundred and sixty-nine.
For the burial of state paupers, a sum not exceeding seven thousand dollars.
For the re-imbursemen15 of cities and towns for expenses incurred in the transportation of state paupers to the state almshouse, a sum not exceeding seven hundred dollars.
For the Perkins institution and Massachusetts asylum for the blind, the sum of thirty thousand dollars.
For the support of Massachusetts beneficiaries in the asylums for deaf and dumb, and in other institutions of the same character, a sum not exceeding thirty thousand dollars.
For the Massachusetts school for idiotic and feebleminded youth, a sum not exceeding sixteen thousand five hundred dollars.
For the annuities due from the Commonwealth, incurred by the acceptance of the bequests of the late Martha Johonnot, a sum not exceeding one thousand four hundred and eighty dollars.
For expenses attending the management of cases of settlement and bastardy, and in connection with complaints of or in behalf of persons confined as lunatics, in eighteen hundred and seventy-four, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For pensions, a sum not exceeding eight hundred dollars.
For the annuity of Jane Parks, three hundred dollars. For the annuity of Timothy Murphy, two hundred dollars.
For the support of Indian state paupers, in accordance with the provisions of chapter four hundred and sixty-three of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.
For the support of state pauper convicts, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.
reformatory and correctional.
For the current expenses of the state prison, a sum not exceeding one hundred' and twenty thousand dollars.
For the current expenses of the state reform school at "Westborough, a sum not exceeding fifty-five thousand dollars.
For the current expenses of the industrial school for girls at Lancaster, a sum not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars.
For the current expenses of the state workhouse at Bridgewater, a sum not exceeding forty thousand dollars.
For expenses incurred in the arrest of fugitives from justice, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For the salary of an agent for the relief of discharged convicts, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, and for expenditures of said agent, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For expenses of the commissioners on prisons, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For expenses of coroners' inquests, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.
From the appropriations for expenses of the state prison, of the state almshouse at Tewksbury, the primary school
at MoDson, the "workhouse at Bridge water, the reform school at TVestborough, and of the industrial school for girls, there may be paid to each in advance, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, to be accounted for to the state auditor in the monthly settlements of said institutions, and all sums received by said institutions from cities, towns or individuals for the support of inmates, or for articles sold, shall be paid into the treasury of the Commonwealth.
For the re-imbursement of the Massachusetts infant asylum and for the support of infants having no known settlement in the Commonwealth, a sum not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars.
Section 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved February 14, 1874.