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No. 263.

Appropriation.

AN ACT
Making an appropriation to the Chester County Iospital.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of four-
teen thousand ($14,000) dollars, or so much thereof as
may be necessary, be and the same is hereby specific-
ally appropriated to the Chester County Hospital,
situate in the borough of West Chester, Chester
county, for the two fiscal years beginning June first,
one thousand nine hundred and five, for the purpose
of maintenance.
APPROVED—The 11th day of May, A. D. 1905.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 264.

AN ACT
Making an appropriation to the Pennsylvania Memorial Home,

located at Brookville, Jefferson county, Pennsylvania. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c.,That the sum of ($10,000 Appropriation. dollars) ten thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby specifically appropriated to the Pennsylvania Memorial Home, located at Brookville, Jefferson county, Pennsylvania, for the two fiscal years beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and five, for the following purposes, namely:

For the purpose of maintenance, (9,000 dollars) nine Maintenance, etc. thousand dollars, and for the purpose of assisting in making improvements to the buildings, the sum of (1.000 dollars) one thousand dollars. APPROVED—The 11th day of May, A. D. 1905.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 265.

AN ACT

Making an appropriation to the Pottstown Hospital, located

at Pottstown, Montgomery county. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of fifteen Appropriation. thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby specifically appropriated to the Pottstown Hospital, for the two fiscal years beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and five, for the following purposes, namely:

For the purpose of maintenance, the sum of thir. Maintenance. teen thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; and for the purpose of assisting in the

Surgical ward.

erection of an addition to said hospital, to be used
as a surgical ward, the sum of two thousand dollars,
or so much thereof as may be necessary.
APPROVED—The 11th day of May, A. D. 1905.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 266.

AN ACT

Appropriation.

Clerks.

Inspectors.

Entitled an act making an appropriation for the expenses re

quired by an act, entitled "An act to provide for the continuance of the education and maintenance of the destitute orphans of the deceased soldiers, sailors and marines, and the destitute children of permanently disabled soldiers, sailors and marines, of the State," approved May twenty-fifth, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine; also making an appropriation to carry out the provisions of an act to provide for the education and maintenance of the children admitted to the Pennsylvania Soldiers' Orphan Industrial School and the Soldiers' Orphan Schools, approved May twenty-seventh one thousand eight hundred and ninety-three.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the following sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, he and the same is hereby specitically appropriated to the Commission of Soldiers' Orphan Schools, for the sereral objects hereinafter named, for the two fiscal years beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and five:

For the payment of the salaries of the clerks, for two years, the sum of eight thousand two hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For the payment of the salaries of the male and female inspectors, for two years, the sum of six thousand six hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary. For the payment of their traveling expenses, for two years, the sum of one thousand two hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For the payment of postage, telegrams, expressage, transferring of pupils, funeral expenses, partial relief expenses of the Commission, furniture, and miscellaneous expenses in the schools and office of the Commission, for two years, the sum of eight thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For the education and maintenance, including a complete line of clothing, for the two fiscal years, of the destitute orphans of the deceased soldiers, sailors and marines, and the destitute children of permanently disabled soldiers, sailors and marines, of the State, admitted to the Soldiers' Orphan Schools and to the Soldiers' Orphan Industrial School, and the necessary repairs and improvements to the Soldiers' Orphan Schools and the Soldiers' Orphan Industrial School, the sum of three hundred and sixty-five thou

Postage, etc.

Maintenance.

sand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary:
Provided, That the per capita rate for the education, Per caplta.
maintenance and clothing of the children in the Sol-
diers' Orphan Schools shall not exceed the sum of
one hundred and fifty dollars per annum, or so much
thereof as may be necessary; and for those admitted
to the Soldiers' Orphan Industrial School, the per
capita rate shall not exceed the sum of two hundred
and twenty-five dollars per annum, or so much thereof
as may be necessary.
APPROVED-The 11th day of May, A. D. 1905.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 267.

AN ACT
Making an appropriation to the trustees of the State Hospital

for Injured Persons of the Anthracite Coal Region of Penn-
sylvania, at Fountain Springs, near Ashland, Schuylkill
county, Pennsylvania.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the following Appropriatlon. sums of money, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same are hereby specifically appropriated to the trustees of the State Hospital for Injured Persons of the Anthracite Coal Region of Pennsylvania, at Fountain Springs, near Ashland, Schuylkill county, for the two fiscal years beginning June first, one thousand nine hundred and five, for the following purposes, namely:

For maintenance, for the year beginning June one, Maintenance. one thousand nine hundred and five, sixty-five thousand dollars.

For maintenance, for the year beginning June one, one thousand nine hundred and six, sixty-five thousand dollars.

For indebtedness on maintenance, to October one, Deficit. one thousand nine hundred and four, seventeen thousand three hundred and nineteen dollars and seventeen cents.

For estimated indebtedness on maintenance, to Estimated deficit. June one, one thousand nine hundred and five, seven thousand six hundred and eighty dollars and eightythree cents.

For indebtedness on building account, twenty-three Indebtedness, hundred dollars.

For raising dormitories for domestics and assistant Dormitories. surgeons, five thousand dollars.

For new laundry machinery, fifteen hundred dol. Laundry. lars.

For concrete flooring for laundry, five hundred dollars.

Elevator.

Furniture, etc.

Reservoir.

Floor,

Painting.

Insurance.

Sterilizer, etc.

Boilers, etc.

Proviso.

For elevator in new building (as per bid), two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For furniture, beds and bedding, and renewal of same, two thousand five hundred dollars.

For acquiring title to reservoir site, enlargement of reservoir, and repairs to pipe-line, fifteen thousand dollars.

For new floors in corridor and west ward, five hun. dred dollars.

For painting the corridor and west ward and some of the out-buildings, tin roof on part of the main building, one thousand dollars.

For insurance premiums, paid October one, one thousand nine hundred and four, three hundred and five dollars and sixty-two cents.

For sterilizer and fumigator for mattresses and patients' clothing, one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For boiler and steam-pipe coverings and repairs, and refrigerator and cold-storage plant, one thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For X-ray apparatus, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

And it is further provided, That the trustees shall, after the passage of this act, and for three consecutive weeks, and yearly thereafter for the same length of time, commencing on the first Monday of September, advertise in three newspapers of general circula. tion for bids to furnish all needed supplies for the year beginning January first, next ensuing. Said trustees shall furnish promptly, on application, to all persons desiring to bid, an itemized list of the kind and probable amount required. The board of trustees shall, at a stated meeting, open such bids, and award the contract for supplies to the lowest responsible bidder, taking such security for the faithful performance of such contract as they may deem neces. sary. The said appropriation to be paid monthly, on the warrant of the Auditor General on a settle. ment made by him and the State Treasurer, but no warrant shall be drawn on settlement made until the trustees of said institution shall have made, under oath, to the Auditor General, a report containing a specifically itemized statement of the cost of said improvements during the previous month, with the pash balance on hand, and the same is approved by him and the State Treasurer, nor until the Treasurer shall have sufficient money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to pay the monthly instalment due said institution. Unexpended balances of sums appropriated for specific purposes shall not be used for other purposes, whether specific or general, and shall

revert to the State Treasury at the close of the two
fiscal years.
APPROVED-The 11th day of May, A. D. 1905.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 268.

AN ACT

Making an appropriation to the Pennsylvania Industrial Re

formatory, at Huntingdon. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the following Appropriation. sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same are hereby specifically appropriated to the Pennsylvania Reformatory, at Huntingdon, for the two fiscal years commencing June first, one thousand nine hundred and five, for the following specific pur. poses, namely:

For the payment of the salaries of officers and em- Salaries. ployes, the sum of one hundred and eighty thousand five hundred and eighty dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For insurance on buildings, the sum of one thou Insurance. sand five hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For library books, stationery, postage, school-books Books, etc. and apparatus for Reformatory schools, the sum of two thousand two hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For lectures and special school instruction, the sum Lectures, etc. of seven hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For tools, materials and necessary supplies for me. Tools, etc. chanical instruction, and for special mechanical instruction, the sum of seven thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary. For purchase of machinery and equipment, the sum Machinery.

. of one thousand four hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For lumber and posts for the erection of farm Fences. fences, the sum of five hundred and ninety dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For the erection of a brick and frame-barn, on Re. Barn. formatory farm, with slate roof, the sum of three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For the erection of a brick lime-house, with slate Lime-house. roof, the sum of four hundred and eighty dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For the purchase of the remainder of Cypress Ig- Land. land, consisting of about five acres, which will give

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