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expenses.

armories, etc.

masters' supplies.

accounts.

For the compensation of officers and men of the volun- Militia, - comteer militia, a sum not exceeding one hundred and two pensation. thousand dollars.

For transportation of officers and men of the volunteer Transportation. militia, when on military duty, a sum not exceeding eighteen thousand five hundred dollars.

For incidental and contingent expenses of the adjutant Incidental, etc., general's department, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars.

For rent of brigade and battalion headquarters and Rent of company armories, a sum not exceeding thirty-six thousand dollars.

For quartermasters' supplies, a sum not exceeding Quarter, fourteen thousand dollars

For incidental and contingent expenses of the quarter- Incidental, etc., master general's department, a sum not exceeding five expenses. thousand dollars.

For grading and care of the camp ground of the Com- Camp ground. monwealth at Framingham, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.

For military accounts in connection with the volunteer Military militia, not otherwise provided for, a sum not exceeding four thousand dollars.

For expenses in connection with the record of Massa- Record of chusetts officers, sailors and marines, a sum not exceeding marives. two thousand dollars.

For allowance and repairs of clothing of the volunteer Clothing. militia, a sum not exceeding nine thousand dollars.

For expenses of the care, furnishing and repairs of the Care. etc., of armories recently erected in the cities of Boston, Fitch-armories. burg, Lowell and Worcester, for the use of certain of the volunteer militia, a sum not exceeding fourteen thousand two hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For expenses in connection with the rifle practice of the Rifle practice. volunteer militia, a sum not exceeding ninety-three hundred dollars.

Any sums of money received under the provisions of Disposition of section eighty-seven of chapter four hundred and eleven of grauw at of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-seven etc. and from the sale of grass at the state camp ground, during the year eighteen hundred and ninety-two, may be expended by the quartermaster general during the present year, under the direction of the governor and council, for the construction and repair of buildings or other structures.

railors and

camp ground,

Medical supplies.

Incidental and contingent expenses.

SURGEON GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT.
For medical supplies for the use of the volunteer militia,
a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.

For incidental and contingent expenses of the surgeon
general, a sum not exceeding seven hundred and fifty
dollars.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 13, 1892.

OF

AN

EXECUTIVE

Chap. 16 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE APPOINTMENT

STENOGRAPHER.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows :
Esecutive

SECTION 1. The governor, with the advice and con-
stenographer
may be

sent of the council, may appoint a stenographer for the appointed.

executive department, who shall hold office during the
pleasure of the governor, and shall receive in full com-
pensation for his services a sum not to exceed one thou-
saud dollars per annum.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 13, 1892.

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Chap. 17 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CARRYING OUT THE PROVI

SIONS OF THE ACT RELATIVE TO THE EMPLOYMENT OF PRISONERS

IN THE PRISONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Appropriations. SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appro-

priated, to be paid out of the treasury of the Common-
wealth from the ordinary revenue, for the purpose of
carrying out the provisions of chapter four hundred and
forty-seven of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and
eighty-seven, relating to the employment of prisoners in
the various prisons of the Commonwealth, during the year
eighteen hundred and ninety-two, to wit:-

For the salary of the general superintendent of prisons,
thirty-five hundred dollars.

For clerical assistance to the general superintendent of

prisons, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars. Travelling For travelling expenses of the general superintendent of expenses.

prisons, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.

For contingent and incidental expenses of the superintendent of prisons, including rent of office, fifteen hundred dollars.

General en perintendent of prisons. Clerical assist abce.

Contingent and incidental expenses,

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state prison.

For maintaining industries at the state prison at Boston, Industries, – a sum not exceeding one hundred and eighty thousand dollars.

For maintaining industries at the Massachusetts reforma- Massachusetts tory, a sum not exceeding forty-five thousand dollars.

reformatory. For maintaining industries at the reformatory prison for Reformatory

prison for women, a sum not exceeding four thousand dollars. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 15, 1892.

women.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE NEWBURYPORT AND AMESBURY BORSE Chap. 18

RAILROAD COMPANY TO ISSUE MORTGAGE BONDS. Be it enacted, etc., as follows :

SECTION 1. The Newburyport and Amesbury Horse May issue Railroad Company may by the vote of a majority in bonds. interest of its outstanding stock, at a meeting called for the purpose, issue coupon or registered bonds to an amount not exceeding three hundred and fifty thousand dollars, in sums not less than one thousand dollars each, payable at a time or times not exceeding twenty years from the date thereof, and carrying interest at a rate not exceeding five per cent per annum, payable semi-annually, for the purpose of discharging its existing indebtedness and of providing means for building an extension of the road on the location granted by the town of Newbury, in High street from Little's lane to Parker river bridge, and turnouts, and further equipping the entire road with overhead electric system, and the purchase of cars and additional real estate and the erection of necessary buildings thereon ; and may secure payment of the said bonds by a mortgage of its franchises and the whole or any part of its railway and other real and personal estate whether already or afterwards acquired.

SECTION 2. The proceeds of the said bonds shall be Application of applied by the said company in the first place to the dis- proceeds. charge of all the indebtedness of the said company secured by its mortgage bonds issued in pursuance of the vote of the railroad commissioners dated the tenth day of December in the year eighteen hundred and ninety, which bonds shall be cancelled, and only the residue of the said proceeds, after discharging the said indebtedness or appropriating a sum sufficient therefor, shall be applied to the other said purposes. And the application of the said proceeds otherwise than as hereinbefore provided may be

Bonds to be certified that they are properly issued, etc.

enjoined by the supreme judicial or superior court upon
application of the railroad commissioners or any personi
interested.

SECTION 3. No bonds shall be issued unless approved
by some person appointed by the said company for that
purpose, who shall certify that they are properly issued
and recorded ; and the said certificate shall, as regards
bona fide holders, be conclusive of the regularity of the
issue and sale of the bonds.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect

upon

its

passage. Approved February 29, 1892.

Chap 19

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CERTAIN EDUCATIONAL

EXPENSES.

State normal schools.

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State normal art school.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Appropriations. SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appro-

priated, to be paid out of the treasury of the Common-
wealth from the ordinary revenue, except as herein
provided, to meet expenses for the year ending on the
thirty-first day of December in the year eighteen hundred
and ninety-two, to wit:-

For the support of state normal schools, a sum not
exceeding ninety-one thousand eight hundred and eighty-
one dollars, to be paid out of the moiety of the income of
the Massachusetts school fund applicable to educational
purposes, and the excess, if any, from the treasury of the
Commonwealth.

For the support of the state normal art school, a sum not exceeding eighteen thousand three hundred and sixty dollars, to be paid out of the moiety of the income of the Massachusetts school fund applicable to educational purposes, and the excess, if any, from the treasury of the Commonwealth.

For expenses of teachers' institutes, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars, to be paid out of the moiety of the income of the Massachusetts school fund applicable to educational purposes.

For expenses of county teachers'associations, a sum not exceeding three hundred dollars, to be paid out of the moiety of the income of the Massachusetts school fund applicable to educational purposes.

For the Massachusetts teachers' association, the sum of three hundred dollars, to be paid out of the moiety of the income of the Massachusetts school fund applicable to

Teachers' institutes.

County teachers' associalious.

Massachusetts teachers' association.

expenses.

teachers' assuciation.

normal schools.

expenses of

educational purposes, subject to the approval of the state board of education.

For salaries and expenses of the agents of the state Board of educa. board of education, a sum not exceeding eighteen thousand tion, – ugents. seven hundred dollars.

For incidental expenses of the state board of education, Incidental and of the secretary thereof, a sum not exceeding twelve hundred dollars.

For the Dukes County teachers' association, the sum of Dukes County fifty dollars.

For aid to pupils in state normal schools, a sum not Pupils ochtend exceeding four thousand dollars, payable in semi-annual instalments, to be expended under the direction of the state board of education.

For travelling and other necessary expenses of members Travelling of the state board of education, a sum not exceeding six bourd. hundred dollars.

For education of deaf pupils of the Commonwealth in Deaf pupils. the schools designated by law, a sum not exceeding thirtyfive thousand dollars.

For expenses in connection with the boarding houses Boarding of the state normal schools, a sum not exceeding fifty-one normal schools. hundred dollars.

To carry out the provisions of the act to promote the Free public establishment and efficiency of free public libraries, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars; and for clerical assistance, incidental and necessary expenses of the board of library commissioners, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.

For contingent expenses of the state library, to be contingent expended under the direction of the trustees and librarian, state litrury. a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.

The income of the Rogers book fund, of the Todd Rogers book normal school fund, and of the two educational funds, normal school shall be expended in accordance with the provisions of the various acts relating thereto. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

. Approved February 29, 1892.

libraries,

fund and Todd

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE PLYMOUTH AND KINGSTON STREET Chap. 20
RAILWAY COMPANY TO EXTEND ITS TRACKS AND INCREASE ITS

CAPITAL STOCK.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The Plymouth and Kingston Street Rail- May extend way Company, a corporation established in accordance

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