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exercise the proper care or discipline over such incorrigible or vicious infant.

This act amends section 8273, Burns' R. S. 1901.

[Acts 1903, p. 524. In force March 11, 1903.]

8298a. Separation of girls' school and women's prison.-1. That the Indiana Industrial School for Girls shall be separated from the woman's prison and that there shall be constructed for the use of the Indiana Industrial School for Girls, buildings separate and widely apart from those now used by the Industrial School for Girls and Woman's Prison.

Sections 2 to 13 inclusive of this act provide for the purchase of grounds and the erection of buildings for the Indiana Industrial School for Girls, and makes an appropriation therefor; and by act of March 1, 1905, Acts 1905, p. 106, an additional appropriation is made for such purpose. Sections 14 to 16 of this act, which follow, provide for the government of such school.

8298b. Board of managers, terms, salaries, transfer of inmates.-14. When the buildings for said school are ready for occupancy, the governor shall appoint for said institution a separate board of managers to consist of three women of character and ability for such office, who shall have general supervision and government of said institution, one to be appointed for one year, one for two years, and one for three years, to be designated by the governor. Upon the expiration of the term of service of any member of the board of managers, her successor shall be appointed by the governor for a term of three years. All vacancies in said board shall be filled by appointment by the governor, and the person appointed to fill a vacancy shall be entitled to hold her office for the unexpired portion of the term of the person whom she may be appointed to succeed. The compensation of each member of said board of managers shall be three hundred dollars annually and necessary traveling expenses, not to exceed one hundred dollars annually. Said board of managers shall uppoint as superintendent of said girls' industrial school a woman of character and ability for such work, and fix her compensation. When the buildings for said school are ready for occupancy the board of managers of the woman's prison shall transfer to said new buildings the girls who may be properly under the control of said board as inmates of the girls' industrial school, and shall transfer also the property belonging to the girls' industrial school. The property now occupied by said industrial school for girls and woman's prison shall be utilized as a woman's prison. until further provisions shall be made by law for said woman's prison.

8298c. Superintendent, bond, residence.-15. The superintendent, before entering upon the duties of her office, shall execute a bond to the State of Indiana, with sureties to be approved by the board, in the sum of ten thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful performance of all duties as such superintendent. She shall reside at the school and shall have charge of all the property and inmates thereof, and shall account to the board in such manner as it may require therefor.

8298d. Employes, appointment.-16. All officers and employes shall be appointed and selected by the superintendent subject to the approval of the board of managers, after rigid examination as to their character and fitness, and shall be removable at her pleasure.

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8300. Change of name.-1. That the name of the state institution known as "The Indiana Reform School for Boys," be changed; that hereafter said institution shall be known as "The Indiana Boys' School:" Provided, That the persons now filling the office of trustee of the Indiana Reform School for Boys are hereby held and declared to be the trustees of The Indiana Boys' School; and that the change in the name of said boys' school shall in no way affect the present management or their term of office as provided by law.

This section supersedes section 8300, Burns' R. S. 1901.

8310. When may be committed.

If a boy under sixteen and over eight years of age pleads guilty to a charge of larceny, and sentence is withheld during good behavior, the court may afterwards commit such boy to the reform school for boys until he shall attain the age of twenty-one. Lee v. McClelland, 157 Ind. 84.

[Acts 1903, p. 251. In force March 9, 1903.]

8310a. Commitment, transfer to reformatory.-1. That hereafter no boy under the age of sixteen (16) years, if convicted of crime, shall be sentenced to the Indiana Boys' School, but that following such conviction the judge shall sentence such boy to the custody of the board of managers of the Indiana Boys' School, to be confined by it at that institution or at such other place as may be designated by said board of managers where he can be most faithfully and properly cared for, as guilty of crime found in such finding or verdict and that he shall be confined therein until he reaches the age of twenty-one (21) years, unless sooner released by said board of managers, subject to such rules and regulations as said board of managers may establish. The board of managers shall have the power, with the consent of the governor, to transfer temporarily to the Indiana Reformatory any boy who has been committed for crime and who is more than seventeen (17) years of age and who is apparently incorrigible and whose presence in the Indiana Boys' School appears to be seriously detrimental to the welfare of the institution, and such managers may by writ

ten requisition require the return to the Indiana Boys' School of any person who may have been so transferred. Each person transferred to said reformatory shall be held therein and subject to all the rules and discipline of such reformatory until he shall reach the age of twenty-one (21) years, unless recalled to the Indiana Boys' School, as herein provided by the board of managers, and it shall be the duty of the general superintendent of the Indiana Reformatory, on behalf of the board of managers of said last named institution, to receive such boys as may be transferred thereto and properly care for them until such time as their return may be asked for by the board of managers of the Indiana Boys' School, or until the expiration of sentence. All costs in making such transfer shall be borne by the Indiana Boys' School.

8318. Commitment, record.

When a minor pleads guilty to a criminal charge, and is committed to the reform school for boys, no record need be made of the proceeding other than the commitment containing the statutory requirements, unless the minor, his parent or guardian, shall demand the entry of the proceedings on record. Lee v. McClelland, 157 Ind. 84.

8326. Proceedings to procure discharge.

In an application to obtain the discharge of a boy from the reform school for boys on account of the invalidity of the proceedings of commitment, such proceedings must be shown to be void, as such application is a collateral attack thereon. Lee v. McClelland, 157 Ind. 84.



8332. Commitment to work house.

8332. Commitment to work-house.

The police court of the city of Indianapolis has authority to commit persons to the work house of Marion county on a finding of guilty of a charge of misdemeanor when the punishment may be imprisonment. Webber v. Harding, 155 Ind. 408.




Section numbers to notes refer to Revised Statutes of 1901.

Sections omitted have not been construed since 1901.

8373jj. Widows and wives admitted to



8373jjj. War nurses admitted to home.

[Acts 1905, p. 217. In force March 6, 1905.]

8373jj. Widows and wives admitted to home.-1. That the widows and wives of disabled or destitute soldiers, sailors and marines, who have received an honorable discharge for service during the war of the rebellion, from 1861 to 1865, and the Spanish-American war or the Philippine insurrection shall be admitted to the Indiana state soldiers' home under such rules and regulations as may be adopted by the board of trustees, without regard to age or date of marriage of such widow or wife to such soldier, sailor or marine.

This act supersedes the act of 1903, Acts 1903, p. 228, providing for the admission of widows and wives to the state soldiers' home.

[Acts 1905, p. 46. In force April 15, 1905.]

8373jjj. War nurses admitted to home.-1. That all honorably discharged nurses who have served the United States in any of its wars, who were citizens of Indiana when employed as such nurses and who have been residents and citizens of the State of Indiana for one year imme diately preceding the date of their application and who are at the time of the date of application disabled or destitute may be admitted to the Indiana state soldiers' home as members thereof, under the same terms and conditions and subject to and governed by all the laws, rules and regulations that now are or may hereafter be provided for soldiers, sailors and marines: Provided, That no part of the nurse's pension of any such nurse shall be applied to support her husband.





Section numbers to notes refer to Revised Statutes of 1901.

Sections omitted have not been construed since 1901.

STATE DEBT, 8776a.



8776a. Sinking fund, transfer.

[Acts 1905, p. 446. In force April 15, 1905.]

8376a. Sinking fund, transfer.-1. That whenever it appears to the state finance board that there is a sum of money in the state treasury to the credit of the sinking fund, in excess of the amount necessary to be carried in such fund to meet the bonds of the state as they become payable, the said board shall transfer such excess to the general fund to be expended as other general funds of the state.

See acts 1905, p. 176, for the levy of taxes for general state purposes and to create a state debt sinking fund.

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