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Chap.117 RESOLVE TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF PRISON COMMISSIONERS TO

MAKE AN EXAMINATION AS TO A WATER SUPPLY FOR THE MASSA

CHUSETTS REFORMATORY.

Examination to be made as to water supply for Massachu.

tory.

Resolved, That the board of prison commissioners is

hereby authorized and directed to investigate the practisetts reforma cability and expediency of supplying the Massachusetts

reformatory in the town of Concord with water from Nagog pond, so-called, in the towns of Acton and Littleton; and a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars shall be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth for the expense of the investigation.

Approved June 23, 1902.

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Worcester insane hospital.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding sixteen thousand dollars, to be expended under the direction of the trustees of the Worcester insane hospital in making alterations in the boiler house and engine room and in providing necessary heating and electrical apparatus. The above amount shall be paid from any receipts that may be paid into the treasury of the Commonwealth by said hospital.

Approved June 23, 1902.

Mas achusetts state sanato. rium.

Chap.119 RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS AT THE MASSA

CHUSETTS STATE SANATORIUM. Resolved, That the following sums be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, for improvements at the Massachusetts state sanatorium, to be expended under the direction of the trustees thereof, namely :- A sum not exceeding two thousand dollars for the purchase of land in the vicinity of the sanatorium ; and a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars for repairing the roads leading to the sanatorium.

Approved June 26, 1902.

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Certain acts of
Samuel T.
Harris ar &

Resolved, That the acts of Samuel T. Harris of Somerville as a notary public, between the twenty-fourth day

confirmed.

of February in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-nine notary public and the ninth day of June in the year nineteen hundred and two, are hereby confirmed and made valid, to the same extent as if he had been during that time qualified to discharge the duties of said office.

Approved June 26, 1902.

A REPORT BY Chap.121 RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR AN INVESTIGATION AND A REPORT BY

THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE AS TO THE FEASIBILITY AND

PROBABLE COST OF PRODUCING VACCINE LYMPH AT THE MASSA

FOR

FREE

DISTRIBUTION

CHUSETTS AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE,
WITHIN THE COMMONWEALTH.

Resolved, That the state board of agriculture is hereby Cost, etc., of authorized and directed to investigate as to the feasibility vaccine lymph and probable cost of producing vaccine lymph at the fur foedintriMassachusetts Agricultural College, for free distribution investigated, within the Commonwealth, and to report the result of such investigation, together with such recommendations as the board may consider advisable, to the general court on or before the fifteenth day of January in the year nineteen hundred and three. Approved June 26, 1902.

RESOLVE RELATIVE

TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BRIDGE OVER TAUNTON GREAT RIVER BETWEEN THE CITY OF FALL RIVER AND THE TOWN OF SOMERSET.

river between Fall River and

Resolved, That the county commissioners of the county Construction of of Bristol are hereby authorized and directed to advertise Taunton Great for plans and estimates for a drawbridge, with the necessary piers, abutments and approaches thereto, between Somerset. the city of Fall River and the town of Somerset, over Taunton Great river at a point coincident with or in the vicinity of the present Slade's ferry bridge, sufficient to accommodate public travel. Said commissioners shall give such public hearing or hearings as may in their opinion be necessary, and on or before the fifteenth day of January in the year nineteen hundred and three shail report to the general court the result of their investigations in writing, with such recommendations as they may deem proper, and with a statement of the probable cost of the said bridge, and of the parties by whom the cost should be borne and paid. For the purposes aforesaid the said commissioners are hereby authorized to expend from the treasury of the county of Bristol a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars.

Approved June 26, 1902.

Chap.123 RESOLVE TO AUTHORIZE THE PAYMENT OF A SUM OF MONEY FROM

THE TREASURY OF THE COMMONWEALTH

TO THE

WIDOW

WILLIAM H. JARVIS.

Certain sum of money to be

Jarvis,

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the paid to widow treasury of the Commonwealth from the ordinary revenue,

the sum of seven hundred dollars, to Lydia V. Jarvis, the
widow of William H. Jarvis late messenger for the execu-
tive department, being the remainder of the salary to
which said Jarvis would have been entitled had he lived
and served as messenger until the end of the current year.

Approved June 27, 1902.

Chap.124 RESOLVE TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF HARBOR AND LAND COM

MISSIONERS TO MAKE A

SURVEY AND ESTIMATE TO DETERMINE

to be made to

Tom and

tuck as a state reservation.

THE COST OF ACQUIRING A PART OF MOUNT TOM AND MOUNT

NONOTUCK AS A STATE RESERVATION. Estimate, etc.,

Resolved, That the board of harbor and land commisdetermine cont sioners is hereby authorized to make surveys, examinapart of Mount

tions and estimates to determine the probable cost of Mount Nono acquiring an area of about three thousand acres of land

situate on or about Mount Tom and Mount Nonotuck in
the county of Hampshire, suitable for a state reservation,
excluding therefrom railroads and railways, lands occu-
pied as the usual locations therefor, and buildings appurte-
nant to said railroads and railways; and to report thereon
to the general court on or before the fifteenth day of
January in the year nineteen hundred and three. To
pay the cost of such survey and examination the board
may expend a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars;
and the said board and its employees may enter upon land
within this Commonwealth when it may be necessary to
do so for the purpose of this resolve, and may erect
works, stations, buildings and appurtenances requisite
for that purpose : provided, that no unnecessary injury
shall be done thereby. Sections ten, eleven and twelve
of chapter one of the Revised Laws shall apply to the
settlement for any damage done in connection with the
work hereby authorized. Approved June 27, 1902.

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RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS AT THE LYMAN Chap.125

SCHOOL FOR BOYS.

for boys.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the Lyman school treasury of the Commonwealth & sum not exceeding eleven thousand five hundred dollars, to be expended at the Lyman school for boys under the direction of the trustees thereof for the following purposes, to wit: –For a storage battery and other electrical improvements, a sum not exceeding nine thousand dollars; and for connecting the pumping station with the electrical machinery in the laundry building, a sum not exceeding twenty-five hundred dollars.

Approved June 27, 1902.

RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR AN INVESTIGATION AND A REPORT BY

Chap.126 THE STATE BOARD OF CHARITY AS TO A NEW SANATORIUM FOR CONSUMPTIVES.

Resolved, That the state board of charity is hereby State board of directed to investigate the following matters and to re- investigate, port thereon to the general court on or before the fifteenth otca, as to a day of January in the year nineteen hundred and three, for consumpto wit:

First. Is it necessary or expedient for the Commonwealth to make additional provision for the care and treatment of consumptives? If so, should such provision be made by establishing one large new sanatorium or by establishing several smaller institutions, and, if several, should these be located in different parts of the Commonwealth so as to provide for patients at sanatoriums comparatively near their places of residence ?

Second. Should the patients be furnished board and treatment without charge, or should a moderate charge, not exceeding the actual cost, be made for board ? And, if the patients should be unable to pay for their board, should the cities and towns in which they have a legal settlement be required to pay therefor?

Third. Where, in the opinion of the board, should a new sanatorium or new sanatoriums be established ?

Fourth. What would the board recommend as to the material, plan, manner of construction and details of such sanatorium or sanatoriums?

If the board should conclude that it is advisable for the Plan of build. Commonwealth to establish a sanatorium or sanatoriums be prepared.

the board is authorized to prepare a general plan of a
building or buildings therefor, together with an estimate
of the cost of constructing them, and such plan and esti-
mate shall form part of the report to be made by the
board to the general court.

In carrying out the provisions of this resolve the board
may expend, with the approval of the governor and coun-
cil, a 'sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.

Approved June 27, 1902.

Certain sum may be expended.

Chap.127 RESOLVE IN Favor OF THE CAPE COD PILGRIM MEMORIAL ASSO

CIATION

Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association.

Provisos.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth to the Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association a sum not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars, to be expended by the said association in erecting at Provincetown a suitable memorial of the first landing of the Pilgrims on the soil of Cape Cod and the signing of the compact in the cabin of the Mayflower while at anchor in Provincetown harbor : provided, that no part of this sum shall be paid until the site and character of the proposed memorial shall have been approved by the governor and council, nor until satisfactory evidence shall have been furnished to them that an equal sum has been raised and paid to said association for the same purpose, exclusive of land for the monument, which shall have been given by the town of Provincetown, and that the combined sums will be sufficient to pay the whole cost of erecting said memorial; and provided, further, that unless the said sum of twenty-five thousand dollars shall have been raised and paid to the said Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association for said memorial before the fifth day of July in the year nineteen hundred and five this resolve shall be null and void.

Approved June 27, 1902.

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Chap.128 RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE OF LAND FOR THE MED

FIELD INSANE ASYLUM.
Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the
Insane asylum.

treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding two
thousand dollars, to be expended by the superintendent
and trustees of the Med field insane asylum for the pur-
chase of land for the enlargement of the plant at said
institution.

Approved June 28, 1902,

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