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CHAPTER 38.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF JENNIE S. CAPRON AND THE CHILDREN

OF CLEMENT L. CAPRON.

children of Clement L.

Allowance to Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of Capron and the the Commonwealth to Jennie S. Capron, of North Adams, widow of

the late Clement L. Capron, who was killed at said North Adams on Capron.

the second day of November, in the year eighteen hundred and eighty, by the careless switching of the cars of the Troy and Greenfield Railroad, the sum of three hundred dollars; and in addition thereto, during the period of four years from and after the first day of January in the year eighteen hundred and eighty-three, should she so long survive, in equal quarterly payments, an annuity of three hundred dollars per annum; and in case of her decease or marriage during the said term the same shall be paid to the legally appointed guardian or guardians of the children of said Clement L. Capron. April 10, 1882.

CHAPTER 39.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF SAMUEL HILLMAN.

Annuity to Samuel Hill man.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth, to Samuel Hillman, of North Adams, an annuity of one hundred and twenty-five dollars for the term of five years from the first day of January in the year eighteen hundred and eighty-two, for injuries sustained while employed at the Hoosac Tunnel; the cause of said injury being an explosion of glycerine which had been carelessly left by employés of the Commonwealth. April 14, 1882.

CHAPTER 40.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF JAMES BURKE.

Annuity to
James Burke.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth, to James Burke of Turner's Falls, an annuity of one hundred dollars for the term of five years from the first day of January in the year eighteen hundred and eighty-two, in equal quarterly payments, on account of injuries received in the Hoosac Tunnel while in the employment of the Commonwealth. April 19, 1882.

CHAPTER 41.

RESOLVE RELATING TO THE SEPARATE HOMEOPATHIC TREAT

MENT OF INSANE PERSONS.

Homeopathic treatment of the insane.

Resolved, That the governor and council be requested to consider the expediency of providing separate homeopathic treatment of insane persons under the care of the Cominonwealth, who shall desire such treatment; and in ase they shall determine that the same is desirable

they are requested to present to the next General Court some practicable plan for the establishment of a hospital for such treatment, and they may set apart or reserve for the purpose the whole or a portion of any building belonging to the Commonwealth which is unoccupied or may become vacant during the present year. April 19, 1882.

CHAPTER 42.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE DISABLED SOLDIERS' EMPLOYMENT

BUREAU,

ment bureau.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Disabled sol

diers' employCommonwealth to the disabled soldiers' employment bureau,

the sum of two thousand dollars : provided, that there shall not be paid to the superintendent of said bureau, as a salary for the current year, a sum exceeding twelve hundred dollars. April 21, 1882.

CHAPTER 43.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE STATE LUNATIC HOSPITAL AT

DANVERS.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Lunatic hospiCommonwealth to the trustees of the state lunatic hospital at Danvers, tal at Danvers. the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars, for the current expenses of said hospital, and to meet deficiencies of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-one: provided, that seventeen thousand dollars of this sum be applied to meet said deficiencies. May 1, 1882.

CHAPTER 44.

RESOLVE IN REGARD TO ADDITIONAL CLERICAL ASSISTANCE

AT THE STATE PRISON AT CONCORD.

Resolved, That the warden of the state prison at Concord is author- Clerical assistized to employ additional clerical assistance for such time during the arise at state

prison present year as he may find necessary, at an expense not exceeding twelve hundred dollars. May 2, 1882.

CHAPTER 45.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE STATE LUNATIC HOSPITAL AT

TAUNTON.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Lunatic hospiCommonwealth, to the trustees of the state lunatic hospital at Taun- tal at Taunton. ton, twelve thousand five hundred dollars, to be expended for the following purposes :-Twenty-five hundred dollars for the completion of the rear extension of the centre building of the hospital, authorized

by chapter sixty-four of the Resolves of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-one; eight thousand dollars for the purchase of a tract of about five acres of land, with the buildings thereon, adjoining the rear boundary line of the grounds of said hospital; and the remainder for fencing and improving the land so purchased. May 4, 1882.

CHAPTER 46.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF TAE STATE LUNATIC HOSPITAL AT

WORCESTER.

Lunatic hospital at Worcester.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth to the trustees of the state lunatic hospital at Worcester, ten thousand dollars, to be expended for furnishing to said hospital additional water supply for protection against fire and for other purposes. May 4, 1882.

CHAPTER 47.

RESOLVE RELATIVE TO DISPENSING WITH THE GRADE CROSS

INGS OF RAILROADS IN THE NORTHERLY PART OF THE
CITY OF BOSTON.

Railroad com

Resolved, That the board of railroad commissioners be directed to missioners to re: inquire into the practicability and expediency of causing all the railCourt concern- road corporations whose railroads, operated by steam power, enter ing care croses into the northerly part of the city of Boston, to dispense with the at northerly grade crossings of such railroads; and that said board report upon part of Boston.

said subject to the next General Court, with such suggestions as to suitable legislation to accomplish the purposes indicated, either in whole or in part, as to said board may seem expedient. May 10, 1882.

CHAPTER 48.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THOMAS F. MANEY.

Thomas F.
Maney.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth to Thomas F. Maney, the sum of three hundred dollars, in full for labor done at and about the state prison at Concord. May 10, 1882.

CHAPTER 49.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS AGRICULTURAL

COLLEGE.

Massachusetts
Agricultural
College.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth to the trustees of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, nine thousand dollars, to be expended under the direction of said trustees in the following manner: four thousand dollars for making repairs on the college buildings belonging to the Commonwealth, and five thousand dollars for the erection of a drill house for the military instruction of the students of the college. The payment of

said sums shall be made upon bills for work done and materials furnished for the purposes herein specified, which shall be approved by said trustees and allowed by the auditor of the Commonwealth. May 12, 1882.

CHAPTER 50.

RESOLVE GRANTING COUNTY TAXES.

Resolved, That the sums placed against the names of the several county taxes counties in the following schedule are granted as a tax for each granted. county, respectively, to be collected and applied according to law :Barnstable, seventeen thousand dollars, provided that not less than thirty-eight hundred dollars thereof be applied to the reduction of the existing debt of said county ; Berkshire, sixty-five thousand dollars, provided that not less than ten thousand dollars thereof be applied to the reduction of the existing debt of said county; Bristol, one hundred and ten thousand nine hundred dollars, provided that six thousand dollars thereof be applied to the reduction of the existing debt of said county ; Dukes, seven thousand three hundred dollars, provided that not less than one thousand dollars thereof be applied to the reduction of the existing debt of said county ; Essex, one hundred and fifty-three thousand seven hundred dollars, provided that not less than thirty-two thousand dollars thereof be applied to the reduction of the existing debt of said county ; Franklin, twenty-eight thousand dollars, provided that not less than two thousand dollars thereof be applied to the reduction of the existing debt of said county ; Hampden, seventy-seven thousand dollars ; Hampshire, thirty-eight thousand dollars, provided that not less than one thousand dollars thereof be applied to the reduction of the existing debt of said county ; Middlesex, one hundred and twenty thousand dollars; Norfolk, sixtytwo thousand dollars ; Plymouth, forty-five thousand dollars ; Worcester, one hundred and ten thousand dollars. May 12, 1882.

CHAPTER 51.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL FOR

IDIOTIC AND FEEBLE-MINDED YOUTH.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of School for the Commonwealth to the trustees of the Massachusetts school for idiotic and

feeble-minded idiotic and feeble-minded youth, four thousand five hundred dollars, to youth. be expended by them in providing their buildings with proper facilities for security against fire. May 16, 1882.

CHAPTER 52.

RESOLVE AUTHORIZING THE PLACING OF A MEMORIAL OF THE

LATE COLONEL ROBERT G. SHAW UPON THE STATE HOUSE
GROUNDS.

Resolved, That the commissioners on the State IIouse be authorized Memorial of to grant permission to the Shaw monument committee to place upon Shaw upon the the State House grounds an equestrian alto-relief, in bronze, of the State House late Robert G. Shaw, colonel of the fifty-fourth regiment, Massachu- grounds. setts volunteers. May 16, 1882.

CHAPTER 53.

RESOLVE PROVIDING FOR THE COMPENSATION OF AN ADDI

TIONAL AGENT OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Agent of the board of education.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding twenty-seven hundred dollars, in addition to the amount now authorized by law, to enable the board of education to employ an additional agent for the year eighteen hundred and eighty-two. May 16, 1882.

CHAPTER 54.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE STATE NORMAL SCHOOL AT

FRAMINGHAM.

Normal school at Framing. ham.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid from the treasury of the Commonwealth, a sum not exceeding one thousand one hundred and seventy dollars for blackboards, painting, and other necessary repairs upon the buildings of the State Normal School at Framingham; the same to be expended under the direction of the board of education. May 19, 1882

CHAPTER 55.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF PRISCILLA FREEMAN.

Priscilla Freeman.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the appropriation for the present year for the compensation and expenses of the commissioners on inland fisheries, to Priscilla Freeman, the sum of five hundred dollars, which sum shall be in full of all claims of every kind whatsoever of said Priscilla Freeman against the Commonwealth. May 19, 1882.

CHAPTER 56.

RESOLVE PROVIDING FOR THE PURCHASE OF PAPER FOR

THE COMMONWEALTH.

Paper used Resolved, That on and after the first day of July in the year for printing to eighteen hundred and eighty-two the secretary of the Commonwealth be purchased is authorized to purchase the paper used in the execution of the conby the secretary of the Common- tract for the state printing, at the lowest market prices for the same: wealth.

provided, that each purchase shall be subject to the approval of the governor and council; and bills for the same, in each case, shall be exhibited as vouchers, which shall be audited as required by law; and such bills shall be approved by the governor and council. May 25, 1882.

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