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and sixty dollars per pupil; for the education and maintenance of one hundred and four State pupils, residents of the State, for the fiscal year beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and four, the sum of twenty-seven thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, at an annual rate not exceeding the sum of two hundred and sixty dollars per pupil.

For assisting in the erection and equipment of a building, in which to give instruction in industrial pursuits, and to teach trades and handicraft employments, the sum of eight thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

Provided, That if any money appropriated for the maintenance of pupils shall remain in the treasury at the close of either fiscal year, on account of the decrease in the cost per capita, through good man. agement, the same may be drawn for maintaining an extra number of pupils, whose cost for maintenance shall not exceed the amount of said balance, and not to exceed the per capita rate allowed in this act. Approved—The 15th day of May, A. D. 1903.

SAML, W. PENNYPACKER.

Proviso.

No. 353.

AN ACT

Appropriation.

Malntenance.

Making an appropriation to the Samaritan Hospital, of Phila

delphia. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of fifty. five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby specifically appropriated to the Samaritan Hospital of Philadel. phia, for the two fiscal years beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and three, for the following purposes, namely:

For the purpose of maintenance, the sum of twenty. five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For the purpose of assisting in the completion and equipment of the new hospital building, now in process of construction, the sum of thirty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary. Approved—The 15th day of May, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

Building.

No. 354.

AN ACT

Making an appropriation to Saint Joseph's Foundling Home and

Maternity Hospital, of Scranton. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of one thousand five hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby specifically appropriated to the Saint Joseph's Foundling Appropriation. Home and Maternity Hospital, of Scranton, for the two fiscal years beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and three, for the purpose of maintenance, Approved-The 15th day of May, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 355.

AN ACT

Making an appropriation to the Western Pennsylvania Humane

Society. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of two thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby specifically appro- Appropriatlon. priated to the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society, for the two fiscal years beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and three, for the purpose of maintenance. Provided, That none of the money hereby Proviso. appropriated shall be used for purposes of protecting dumb animals. Approved—The 15th day of May, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 356.

AN ACT

Making an appropriation to Saint Joseph's Hospital, of Phila

delphia, Pennsylvania. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of ten thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby specifically appro- Appropriatlon. priated to Saint Joseph's Hospital, of Philadelphia,

Pennsylvania, for the two fiscal years beginning June
first, one thousand nine hundred and three, for the
purpose of making repairs, alterations and improve-
ments to buildings.
Approved—The 15th day of May, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 357.

AN ACT

Appropriation.

Making an appropriation to the Wills Eye Hospital, of Phila

delphia. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of thirty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby specifically appropriated to the Berean Manual Training and Industrial for the two fiscal years beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and three, for the following purposes, namely:

For the purpose of maintenance, the sum of twenty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be neces. sary; and for the purpose of assisting in the completion and equipment of a contagious ward for female patients, the sum of ten thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary. Approved—The 15th day of May, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

Maintenance.

Contagious ward.

No. 358.

AN ACT

Appropriation.

Making an appropriation to The Berean Manual Training and

Industrial School, of Philadelphia. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of four thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby specifically appropriated to the Berean Manual Training and Industrial School,of Philadelphia, for the two fiscal years beginning one thousand nine hundred and three, for the purpose of maintenance. Approved-The 15th day of May, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 359.

AN ACT

Making an appropriation to the Pennsylvania Institution for

the Instruction of the Blind.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of eighty. eight thousand four hundred dollars, or so much there. of as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby specifically appropriated to the Pennsylvania Institu. Appropriation. tion for the Instruction of the Blind, for the two fiscal years beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and three, towards the maintenance and education of one hundred and seventy State pupils, residents of the State, to be paid in proportion to the number of indigent blind pupils from the several counties of the Commonwealth, at an annual rate not exceeding the sum of two hundred and sixty dollars per pupil, or so much thereof as may be necessary: Provided, That if any money appropriated for the maintenance of pupils shall remain in the Treasury Per capita. on account of a decrease in the cost per capita, through good management, the same may be drawn for maintaining an extra number of pupils, whose maintenance would amount to the said balance, not exceeding the per capita allowed in this act. Approved—The 15th day of May, A. D. 1903.

SAML, W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 360.

AN ACT

Making appropriations to the Western Pennsylvania Institution

for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the following sums be and the same are hereby specifically appropriated to the Western Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb, for the two fiscal years beginning June one, one thousand nine hundred and three, for the following purposes, namely:

For the education and maintenance of two hundred Appropriatiou. and twenty State pupils, at an annual rate not exceeding the sum of two hundred and sixty dollars per pupil, the sum of one hundred and fourteen thousand and four hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary: Provided, That if any money appro- Proviso. priated for the education and maintenance of State

Proviso.

Extra pupils.

Laundry.

pupils shall remain in the Treasury, on account of a decrease in the cost per capita, through good management, the same may be drawn for maintaining an extra number of pupils, whose maintenance would amount to the sum of said balance, not exceeding the per capita rate allowed by this act.

Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall become available until the management of this institution shall have filed with the State Board of Public Charities and the Auditor General a declaration, that hereafter all pupils received in this institution, under sixteen years of age, who have not been pupils in another institution of similar character, shall be taught by the oral method, unless physically or mentally incapable of being taught by such method.

For the education and maintenance of eighteen State pupils, in excess of the number provided for by the preceding legislature for the year ending June first, one thousand nine hundred and three, the sum of four thousand five hundred dollars.

For the erection of a new and more suitable industrial building for the boys, and the fitting up of the old work-shops for a laundry, the sum of fifteen thousand dollars.

Provided, That no part of the appropriation for a new building, and for the equipment and furnishing of the same, shall be paid by the State Treasurer until there shall have been filed with the Auditor General, plans and specifications of said building, approved by the State Board of Charities, and of all the equipment and furniture therefor, together with contracts, in writing, in satisfactory form, with good and sufficient sureties, duly executed by responsible contractors for the entire erection, completion, equipment and furnishing of said building, in accordance with the terms of this act; and the final payment of said appropriation shall be withheld until the Auditor General shall be satisfied, by personal inspection by officials of his department, that the terms of this act have been complied with, and that the said building has been completed within the amount of the said appropriation. Approved—The 15th day of May, A. D. 1903.

SAML, W. PENNYPACKER.

Proviso.

No. 361.

AN ACT

Making an appropriation to J. H. Shaw, of Philadelphia.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of one thousand and seventy-one dollars be appropriated to

Appropriation.

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